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" J*\l(+f* bostoh Dry Goods Siore ~m So. Broadway, 2^-237-239 So. Hill Street, 2*4-244 The Butterlck Patterns and publications for June are ready. "Butterlck Designs" Is a new publication giving minute In* struct/on on all serfs of fancy work. Price, Including two stamping patterns, ten cents. 'allfc (Main Floor. Rear.) Suit-Case Umbrellas Women who travel at all—especially if go ing back East—need a suit-case umbrella. We've a splendid assortment of all-silk umbrellas with folding handles— s4 and $5 for the black, and $<; and .$6 for the colors: grays, wisteria, chanteder red, marine blue, greens, Copenhagen blue. Those in colors have the long La Tosca handles, artistically carved. $5.00 to $7.50 d» *V 95 Silk Petticoats *|J O $3.95 for silk petticoats of the character we'd have to sell at $5 to $7.50 if we had paid their actual value. The loss falls on the makers. But little do they care for a loss on the sample lines —it's the same to them as the rancher giving away the few oranges left in the wagon box after his load has been measured out. Solid color taffetas and messalines; changeable taf fetas; fancy striped taffetas. All liberally full in cut and carefully made throughout. (Main Floor, Rear.) _—_ — . Here is a collection of staw sailors and more elaborate street hats which in cludes every style that has received Fashion's approval. Second Floor. SHOT BY MISTAKE AND JUDGE RELEASES HIM Leo Owen. Oakland Newspaper Man, Charged with Man slaughter OAKLAND, May 17.—Leo Owen, a newspaper man, 26 years old, living at Melrose, surrendered himself to Cap tain of Detectives Petersen late yes terday afternoon as the man who fa tally'shot 10-year-old Leslie Herbert at East Fourteenth and TeVla streets yesterday morning at 2:25 o'clock. Owen, 'when he surrendered, was charged by Captain Petersen with manslaughter and was released on his own recognizance by Judge Edgar. Herbert, who went through a capital operation yesterday morning as a re eult of the. bullet wound in his stom ach, died this morning at 4:30 o'clock. Owen was thereupon charged with murder. Captain of Detectives Peter- Ben declared this morning that On en's story to him conforms in every detail witli that told by the three compan ions of the dead boy. lie Bald that he helicves the coroner's jury will exon erate Owen entirely or else charge him with manslaughter. Owen will not be arraigned until fitter the verdict of the coroner's jury is given out. In his statement Owen declares that he fully believed he was about to be held up. He says that he fired in order, as he thought, to defend him self. Following the shooting he says that the other three young men chased him down the street, which added to his belief that be was being attacked. EAGLES ELECT SHAFER HEAD OF STATE AERIE Convention Chooses Los Angeles Man to Lead Fraternity mUAH, Cal , May 17.-J. 11. Sharer of Los Angeles was elected worthy state president of the California state aerie of the Order of Eagles today at the convention of the order, now in session here. The other officers elected are: Thomas Carpenter, Alameda, worthy Ftatu vice-president; H. F. Brigss, Fresno, chaplain; »:us Pohlman, San Francisco, slate secretary; O. W. Hopman, Kealdsburg, conductor; J. B. Harding, Santa Paula, Inside guard; W. C. Brown, Lodl; T. Bassett of Sac ramento and J. 11. Daley of Sun Fran cisco tru> ;■ li was decided to hold the next an nual ■ '■■ ii.n :it Stockton. MRS. O'REAR ADMITS SHE KIDNAPED HER DAUGHTER SAN DIEGO, May 17.—That Mrs. O'Rear, alias Julia Edwards, kidnaped her 6-year-old daughter M O'Rear from Phoenix, A. T., where the child wai in charge of a probation officer, was admitted today by the woman when arraigned In court 01 charge- of vagrancy. A lette by the chief of police trom Phoenix authorities corroborates Mrs, O'l statement. The local police are still trying to locate- the girl's grandpa: who are said to be wealthy, but have been unsuccessful. COURTS SUSTAIN CORT CHICAGO, May 17.—1n dissolving an Injunction restraining the police from closing the Cort theater, Judge Scanlon today held that th« musical farce which hits been on at the playhou not Immoral. Clubwomen took the in itiative in seeking to have the play ousted. MAN MADE CRIMINAL BY BLOW ON THE HEAD Police of New Jersey Town Diag nose Remarkable Case of Dual Identity ROMERVILLE, N. J., May 17.—That the blow from a baseball on the head can change a man of the highest moral rectitude into a daring and expert criminal, is the view expressed by the police in their explanation to the court of the charges brought against William Miller of Karitan, N. J. According to the police diagnosis. Miller's arrest on a charge of larceny lias brought to light a remarkable case of dual Identity corresponding in many points t.> the story of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." The police vouch for the statement that before his accident In the baseball game, several weeks ago. Miller was a mo l"l in the community. After that accident, his friends say, he frequently had periods of apparent aberration, when he would become morose, shun their company and disappear from their view for several hours. When he returned he seemed to be again happy and was unable to recall any thing that happened in the meantime. During one. of these periods of aber ration, the police say, they caught Miller robbing a railroad ticket office, and that at another time they charge him with looting the cash registers in a local department store. Miller declares he has no recollection of thcs<> acts, and the police are con vim ed he Is not shamming. "This prisoner's plight is more psy chological than criminal," was the ex planation of the chief of police to Justice Kitchen. "His impulse to steal Is brain trouble that has resulted from an accident that he suffered on the ball field. In his normal state he Beems entirely removed from the criminal acts of his other ego." A committee of New York experts will examine Miller before his case is taken up again in the court. PYTHIAN DELEGATES HAVE BIG FESTIVAL ON BEACH SANTA CRUZ, May 17.—After the business session of Hi" day the 1500 delegates to the grand lodge, Knights of Pythias' annual conference, gathered tonight in a festival upon the bi ach nnd "until the, early morning enjoyed themselves about the huge bonfires, along the promenades and in the bis dance pavilion. An Illuminated parade, in which the uniform rank of the Knights of Pythias, 600 strong, ac companied by an escort composed of the fourth division of the naval mi litia of California, the Canton mili tants and the uniformed rank of the Knights of Maccabees, took part, pre ceded the affair on the beach. It was voted to subscribe $100 to the relief fund of the Alameda lodge, and to the fund of the lodge in San Francisco. LOCAL DAIRYMEN PLAN TEST OF CITY ORDINANCE Refusal of the l.os Angeles Cream ery company to permit a large quantity Ilk In its possession to be de stroy, -ii by l>r. C. U. Durfee, chief r. who claimed that it was above 70 degi Fahrenheit, w nil ii li prohibited by ordinance, I a warrant to !"• Issue I. !•'. Pellssler, president of tii« com pany, yesterday. The complaint charges him with violating the city ordinance. Bi veral thousand gallon* of milk have been destroyed within in few months by the Inspectors on the nds that it is below the restricted rature, it is understood the local dairies Will take the matter to court and settle it. LOS ANGELES HERALD: >YKI>M:SDAY MOUSING, MAY 38, 101.0. LAWLER GIVES THE LIE 10 BRANDEIS Accused of Evasion. Angeleno Cries 'That Is an Absolute Falsehood!' IS TAUNTED INTO A RA.GE Assistant Attorney General Re fers to Pinchot and Gar field as 'Foul Flock' [Associated Press] WASHINGTON. May 17.—A day ; filled with Interesting episodes reached an exciting climax in the Balllnger- Pinchot investigation late today, when Assistant Attorney General Oscar Lawler, author of the famous hauler memorandum, rose wrathfully from the witness stand and accused Attorney Brandell of uttering a de liberate untruth. Then, after he had been rebuked by several members of the committee. Mr. Lawler withdrew his remark and apol ogized to the commute* Mr. Lawler was called to the stand by the •defense' to explain the cir cuinitancea under which he h.id pre pared for the president a memorandum containing his opinion on the charges filed by t*P'•■■ial Agent Glavis against Secretary Ballinper. Several hours had been consumed in the examination of Frederick M. Kerby. the stenographer In Mr. Bal linger's office, who was discharged yes terduy because he made public In formation relating to the Lawler mem orandum. Mr. Kerby was called unexpectedly by Chairman Nelson, that he might give sworn testimony about his testi mony which Mr. Brandeis had en deavored to have printed in the record With the president's letter of last Saturday. Directly contradicting Secretary Bal linger's testimony, Kerby said his former superior knew about the preparation of the memorandum and participated in a conference on the subject. Furthermore, he said, Lawler .had told Private Secretary Carr in his presence that he had left a copy of the memorandum with Mr. Ballinger. TAINTED INTO RAGE Under cross-examination by Mr. Brnndeis. Lawler was reminded of various requests for the document and information bearing on it, which the attorney had sent to .Secretary Ballin ger through the committee. Mr. Law* ler had informed the secretary in each instance that he had supplied all the matter bearing on the Glavis charges "In his possession." "Didn't you discuss with Mr. Carr the obvious purpose of my requests?" "No, sir." "Didn't you discuss with Carr how you could evade my requests?" "No." "Didn't you know you were evad ing—" "That statement is an Rhsolute false hood by you, sir," shouted the wit ness. Jumping from his seat and facing his inquisitor with flashing eyes. Mr. Brandeis instantly appealed to the committee to reprimand the wit ness. "If my remark has been offensive, I withdraw It and apologize to the com mittee," said Mr. Lawler. Mr. Lawler said ho had burned the original draft of the memorandum he had prepared for the president. "I was confident," he said, "that 'gumshoe' men had been on my trail for months and I knew there were no depth of depredation to which they would not stoop. I was afraid some one In the office might be corrupted as Kerhy has been corrupted." BLAMXB roil. FLOCK Asked who he thought were behind the "gumshoe" men, Mr. Lawler de clared dramatically: ' "James It. Garfield, Gifford Pinchot, William Hapgood, a man named Con nelly and that man there." "You moan Mr. Brandels?" "Yes. He came in later. He's the flower of that foul flock." This reference to the champions of conservation caused an uproar among tlie spectators, most of whom were wo men, and there was some hissing. The witness said he gave two copies of his memorandum to the president's secretary and one to the attorney gen eral and had not given one to Secre tary Hallinger. He produced the orig inal which he paid he had obtained from the White House Saturday morn- Ing. Confidential letters which passed between Secretary Ballinger and R. P. Thomson, city engineer of Seattle, last spring and summer were read by Sten ographer Kerby to bear out his con tention that Thomson was not a fit man to be director of the reclamation service. The committee declined Mr. Bran dels 1 request to have made a part of the record the statement issued from the "White. House last Sunday denying there was any foundation for the Kerliy statement. Senator Root charged Mr. Brandeis' whole line of Inquiry was a covert attempt to drag the president into the investigation, to which Mr. Brandeis replied it was material to the investigation as tend ing to show that the president's letter exonerating Ballinger was prepared in such haste that it was "not judicial in its nature but was extremely par tisan." SENATE DELAYS ACTION IN SUITS OF RAILWAY WASHINGTON. May 17.—After giv ing the greater part of the day to the question whether tin; government ur the Interstate commerce commission shall appear as defendant in cases growing out of orders <>f the commission under the terms of the railroad bill, the sin ate today postponed action on tho subject until tomorrow. The postponement was on an ob jection made by Senator Cummins to the presentation of the subject in a new form on I In 1 eve ol' voting. The discussion had been upon an amendment offered by Mr. Cummins. As the bill was reported, the United States was made the defendant in all cases growing out of the proceedings before the commission. Mr. Cummins' amendment proposed to substitute the commission Itself »s defendant, To ward the close of the session Senator smith of Michigan Introduced as a sub stitute for the Cummins amendment the house provision bearing upon the same subject, which provides that the commission shall be permitted to lnter vi i.. in i ate arising from the proceed ings before that body. • ••...•• * TABLE OF TBMPBRATI'BKS <i> . '.ÜBS. .mil. - <•» Amsrlllo. Texa. «» 40 --<♦> BnMon •» &° « Buffalo '2 »;» |> Chicago ™ ? 55"' «> Cincinnati *• 54 <§ Hoover M j« <& El ra«o M 52 <j> (ialvealon *° ™ ■ •■> Jacksonville ]* X' .- Kium CUT • M *? ' ♦> Knoxvllle *« . »* <5> Little Hook ™ «» • ■ lon \niselen J; *J ' .*> Miles CIO. Mont J« ~** ' <* Montgomery jj- Si * New Orleans "•••!J '2?. A New York BH **} ' <$> Oklahoma •■ "C -*• ■ $ Omahn gj ** ... I'ortlanil. Ore ....HI 84. • Rapid Clti. .S. I) *« |4 | «■■«" «* *' ...St. I.MIU , ■•» •« <L st. . run! *• ♦; ■ A Halt Lake City «• ♦• & San Antonio • • • • J» ', JJ ' <*. Kan InliulßC.i <« ' JJ ' & Seattle ™ j;| Waxhlnnton, 1». C 0« 4 v .< Yuina, AH« »• "° .' . ■$**♦*$♦$♦♦♦♦♦♦< HYDE MAY NOT GO TO MISSOURI PRISON Motion for a New Trial May Be Made Before Judge Lat shaw Today KANSAS CITY, May IT.-If Dr. B. Clark Hyde's attorneys carry his case to the supreme court, and the physician will not have to go to state's prison pending action by the higher tribunal. He must remain In jail here, however. This announcement was made by Judge Latshaw late today. Earlier he had Bald the statute provided an appeal did not act us a supersedeas, but on further Investigation found he was in error. Attorneys for the convicted man said tonight it was possible a motion for a new trial would be made before Judge Latshaw tomorrow. Dr. Hyde was well known among the physicians as a serious student, well abreast of the times in medicine and surgery. He has determined to continue his studies while in prison. Hyde has become popular with the prisoners at the jail. He is an hon orary member of the "Mock Court," by virtue of paying a dollar Initiation fee when tho regular cost Is but 50 cents. INSANITY CHARGE AGAINST COLLIER IS DISMISSED Patient in Hospital Says Drink Caused Queer Actions Presiding Judge Bordwell yesterday reproved Dr. Robert V. Day for pre ferring- charges of insanity against John M. ("oilier, a patient at the Home sanitarium, who is said to be out of funds. The physician charg-ed Collier with .lumping out of the window of the in stitution so that he fell and sprained his ankles, and from this fact he al leged Insanity. The defendant, how ever, told a straight story and looked anything but an Insane man. It was shown that ho had secured liquor which made him act wild, some thing which the commission did nnt think unusual. Judge Bordwell said it was a strange proceeding to wait until a man waa practically helpless from injuries and then swear out a com plaint against him for Insanity, -when no such action had been taken pre viiously. He told Dr. Day to use better judg ment and dismissed Collier. IMPERSONATES AGED WOMAN TO ROB EAST SIDE HOUSES Wearing the garb of a woman ap parently !5 or 80 years old, Llllie Lookbridge, who is but 43 years old, was arrested last night charged with petty larceny. Walking with totter ing steps and wearing a "grandma" bonnet, the Lockbridge woman is said to have been systematically robbing houses in 1 the Kast Side district, and It was not until last night that evi dence was obtained which resulted in her arrest. According to the police, the woman would go to a house and enter. If no one was home she would ransack the rooms and take what valuables she could carry. If detected she would make a pitiful plea of poverty and Invariably her clever personation of an aged woman resulted in no com plaint against her. Last night she was found with a bundle of clothing and a handbag, which had been taken from a house in Griffith avenue. Her arrest fol lowed. WEEPING MOTHER GREETS SON HELD BY DETECTIVE H. D. Allen, leader of a Hungarian orchestra, who was arrested In San Diego Monday morning on a charge of Issuing a valueless check, was brought back to Ixis Angeles last night by Detective George Home and lodged In the central police station. The complaint against Allen was filed by <"}. A. Armstead of the Hotel Iveighton, who alleges he received a check for $25, which was returned marked "no funds." The young prisoner was met at the Arcade station last night by his moth er and a number of his friends and taken to police headquarters In an au tomobile. The grief of the prisoner's mother was pathetic. DAUGHTER DISMISSES HER CHARGES AGAINST FATHER On motion of the petitioner, the ap plication of Lillian Price Smead to have her father, Edward Fleming Charnock, declared Incompetent, was dismissed by Judge Rives of the probate court yes terday. This leaves the father free to take his share of the estate of his brother, John J. Charnock, who left property valued at $250,000. MAY GET INCREASED PAY Three clerks in the auditor's office will have heavier pay envelope! If the supply committee of the council ran be made to see it the way Auditor Myers doc*. The auditor asked the council to Increase the pay of two clerk! from $100 to $110 and one clerk from $110 to 1126. These Incri i » are to pay for the additional work dona in paying laborers every Thurs day night. The extra work keeps them on duty five to six hours longer every week. TENNIS NOVICES TO HAVE TOURNEY Amateurs at the Game Are to Be Given Chance for Prizes on Courts NEW IDEA WINS APPROVAL Handicap Arrangement Will Give New Players Opportunity to Show Class v Beginners at the tennis game ana thoae who are somewhat timid about venturing to enter their names among the topnotchers in the championship tourneys will he interested In learning that they are to have a tournament of their own. where they Will line up with embryo cracks ami where they will get a chance, to thoroughly absorb the Ins ami outs of the court game as played in a tournament. The Idea is a Rood one and is becoming the topic of con versation between fans far and near. Whether the event will bfl an invita tion a*Tah\ nr ft, free-for-H 11. open tou>' nament, lias not yet heen fully decided, but that the meet will take place is now assured. The date set for the mtxup. although not definitely arranged, probably will be about two weeks after the Virginia championship tourney, which takes place In August. Dubs of all sorts and sizes. thOM who have tennis talent and those who are doomed to lie al ways among the lower ranks, will hive ample chance to show what they can do in a tennis way lined up with their own class and given a fair opening to win. Prizes similar to those which will he awarded the winners of the other local tourneys will be offered, and everything wil be done to make the tournament a success, not only from the outsider's point of view hut also from the player's standpoint, giving every entry ■ liberal education in tour nament play without blotting him out of the schedule before he has a chance to give a fair account of himself. The tournament will bo a handicap affair, if plans mature, arranging all entries according to their showing in the past: or. in ease this is not feasible, giving them a tryout and elaasln* them accordingly. The handicap idea is a good one, and it is all the better, as the west has never seen anything of the kind in its tennis history. If this plan could be carried out the event would be thrown open to every one, but the 'champs" would be laboring under a sufficiently heavy handicap to balance the skill or lack of skill of their pponents. Wallace Robh of the Dyas-Cline company Is the originator of the scheme and has been talking It up among the players. Every one seems to he in favor of the plan, and the tourney probably will become an annual event of Importance second only to the, Virginia championships. SOUTHERN PACIFIC MAN MAY GO TO GUGGENHEIMS PAN FRANCISCO, May 17— J. H. Young, general superintendent of the Southern Pacific company, resigned his position today. "Word was received from Mr. Young by General Manager E. B. Calvin that lie had severed his connection with the railroad. Mr. Young left here several days ago for the east. It is said he will accept a position with either the Southern Railway '>r the Guggenheim interests, though no announcement of his plans has born made. Mr. Young hod held the office of gen eral superintendent for three years, succeeding to it from the position of division superintendent in charge of the western division, with headquar ters at Oakland. BOILERMAKERS STRIKE FOR RAISE IN WAGES REDDING, Cal., May 17.—Twenty boilermakers' helpers employed at the Mammoth Copper company's bag house at Kennet went on strike today when their demand for an Increase of •>% cents an hour was refused, and the boilermakers, whose wages had Just been advanced 4Ms cents an hour, quit Immediately afterward because they would not work without helpers. . STRIKE ORDERED HOANOKE, Va., May 17.—A general strike of clerks on the Norfolk & Western railway was ordered today by the Railway Clerks' union, after a vote which showed 93 per cent of that class of employes in favor of It. The strike calls out about 600 men. HURLED FROM BUGGY AFTER WILD MILE RIDE SANTA CRUZ, May 17. — Thrown from her buggy after a wild ride of a mile behind a runaway horse. Mis. 1.,. A. Keller, a prominent resident of this city, was seriously Injured today. When the rig overturned Mrs. Keller was caught beneath the wre.-ked ve hicle and dragged some distance, sus taining three broken ribs and numer ous lacerations and contusions. U 8. NAVY NEXT TO ENGLAND WASHINGTON, May 17.—The United States leads the world In the total dis placement of completed warships with the single exception of Great Britain, but is behind five other countries in the number of such vessels. Adding to these completed war craft the ships provided for but not completed this government outranks all others except England in total displacement, but ranks sixth in number. POLICE ASKED TO HUNT FOR MISSING CYCLIST A telephone message was received at police headpuarters last night from THra. O. S. Furlong of Uplands asking for assistance in locating her husband, O. S. Furlong:, who left Uplands Mon day afternoon for Los Angeles on a motorcycle tandem. He started for Los Angeles to have his machine repaired at Smith's bicycle shop, and was expected to return home Monday night. TO DISCUSS ORDINANCE The ordinance providing for the pav ing "f the rights of way of street rail ways und laying grooved rails will come up before the council next Tues day morning. It would have been re ported for adoption by tha itreeta com mittee yesterday, but several matter* need adjustment. The Municipal league is strong for the new ordinance, it has adopted resolutions asking the council to adopt the measure as it Is. . . ■ .-• AMUS_EMENTS_.-. i-.?^- __L_j_^_L. MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER im5J2 lS5lt , MOST ORIGINAU COMEDY EVER WRITTEN • . esie Man on the Box TRtCBS —350 i 50c. ■'.''■ Matlneeg Saturday and Sunday. 25c and 50c. NEXT WEEK—THE ROSE OP THE RANCHO—Direction Frederic B«la»co. ( • ; .■ A - HAMBURGER'S MAJESTIC THEATER B^f HAVEN'T YOU %E£N IT YETT Kolb Dill ll^sii Trices—;,-,c, 50c. 750 and Jl.OO. Matinee. Wednesday and Saturday, ate, 600. Tla. I sir-psa Vaudeville i:sss:-fi Cressy & Dayne "The Night Birds" In "Tho Wyoming Whoop" , I - With Nellie Brew*ter and It Lockwood & MacCarty _, -. Nellie Nichols Late of Planophlend* JVIatIDCC Singing Comedlonne Lancton, Lucier Co. T .j QW Dancing Bugs ■A Fool* Errand" *■ OUety Al White Walsh, Lynch & Co. I » The Picquays "Huckln's Run' Entertainer* ORPHEIIM MOTION TICTURKS' Every night. 10c, 85c. 60c. Me. Matinee dally. M*. .Xc, BOf. BTTT AOPn TUPATUO I»elH»<'O-Blnpkwond Co., Prop*. * M«rr»., Ii.L.A&UU ltih,Alh.t<. Matinees Tomorrow, Snlurdnv and Sunllny. | THE BIGGEST. BRIGHTEST. BEST SHOW IN TOWN~| The BellBCO theater stock company offers Oeorgo M. Cohan'* gr«atest musical success, FORTY-FIVE MINUTES FROM BROADWAY A fast, snappy musical show with host* of pretty girls and all of the beat song hits of the season, straight from the big Kroadway successes. Don t overlook the fact that KORTY-FIVB MINUTES from BROADWAY Wild, HE PLAYED FOR THIS WEEK ONLY. _ Regular Belaaoo prices for this famous s.>n and tun show —Every night, z&c to i»o, Matinees TOMORROW, SATURDAY and SUNDAY, !5o to 60c. COMMENCING NEXT MONDAY NIGHT The Belasco theater company, with I,BW IS S. STONE, will positively present for one week only Edwin Milton Royle'a great American play. 1 THE SQUAW MAN Tuesday night's performance secured by Royal Onk Lodge No. 220. Order Sons of St. SKA^S f,", r>K"TIiBHW?AW MA EN m AREdNo\v ON BAIJS. BEf.ri.AH BELASCO PRICE*. GRAND OPERA HOUSE ""^J^yt^Z-HoL"™^: nIOGKST MEI^>DRAMATIO HIT EVER BEJSN AT TUB GRAND CHART ES KINO and hi. big company prssent Ralph Stuart* famous melodramatlo —-'" ~ By Right of Sword NEXT WEEK-That great comedy hlt.VoW BAXTER BUTTED IN. Beat, now selling. ;v<; ___________ MATTVEE TODAT—S SHOWS MGnTLT i jtt M *F .m ,«-nf Foster A Foster. JOSfiHQBB IWIUn The Bering c mc n AsBUNtMVCONSIDINt tOtaCIHTUIfr Meier * Mora. • , |fV___-MMMKHCTO^y Harry Tiacheller. #J* -^ft AMm^^^^^ The I>auKh-O-Bcnp«. ' rr"rrvfi nr v™ r"puUr Trie"' 10Ct ■;nc "" s°c' yKffT" —— HOMT! OF HITS AMI NOVELTIES. OLYMPIC THEATER oooi^st theater in los ajjokijm. —' '— — TM ciA-r PARES, with Gerald. Carter. Stainle. Hyde. Oolde M %Trm*otT aTr.. Ob T. enV NB < unyTer A.nd B excceptlona. choru. New faces, music, nov. e.Hes, scenery. 10c »oc. 2 6 c. . MAIN , LEVY'S CAFE CHANTANT 8 , : 3 o an.i io:so datlt. MEYER'S ORCHESTRA. .— — ———■ ——————— BASEBALL— Pacific Coast League E f SUndr i ; a »f-rt m 'm^r a .hnat-F t I U VDIY On.r J.°.rnoo n game, and SUNDAY (MORNING) f.°" CT^"FgRK e'EVERY RDAY'EXrErT SATIRDAT, SUNDAY ANT> HOLII>AYH. EARTH fINDGOMET'STAIL 10 GOME IN CONTACT (Oontlnuod from rage One) who have crossed the Pacific for the sole purpose of observing the phenom ena of the transit of the nucleus of the comet across the sun disc tomor- The calculations were conducted in a program outlined by Professors Leuschner and Crawford. The main result of the calculation Is that the prediction of a transit is fully verified. The comet will cross the sun three degrees of arc above the sun a center from west to east. The in stant of geocentric conjunction is May 18, 16 hours 7 minutes 3 seconds Green wich mean time. NOT VISIBLE HERE The phenomena will not bo observ able in any part of the United States. The comet will not be nearest to the earth at the time of transit, but clos est approach will occur a day or two later. The exact instant now is under computation. In a statement given out tonight Director Leuschner said: "According to photographs taken here May 11 the tail of the comet was £,000,000 miles in diameter at the dis tance from the nucleus at which the earth will cross it, but according to information received from Lick ob servatory the tall is diminishing rap idly in absolute width and length, as Is always the case. after a comet has passed its perihelion. TAIL DIMINISHES "Photographs taken at Lick yester day give the estimate that the width of the tail through which the earth will pass will have shrunk to 1,000,000 miles. On the basis of the latter fig ure it will take the earth about six hours to pass through the tail, the 1 relative velocity of the particles of the tail and the earth being approximately fifty miles a second. We may expect to enter the tail at about 6 o'clock in the afternoon and to come out of it at about 11 o'clock at night, Pacific time "The earth will not pass exactly through the center of the tall, but the deviation is so slight that it ■ will not affect materially the duration of transit through the tail. Theoretically the tail will stretch over 180 degrees of the sky, from horizon to horizon, Just before and after transit is seen from the earth. It probably would be faintly discernible in the southwest ern sky if the moon were out of the way. The phenomena, therefore, will pass entirely unnoticeable by the peo ple on the American continent, and It is doubtful whether the observers In the orient, for whom the transit the oretically is visible, will observe It." BUSINESS MEN TO FIGHT RAILROAD RATE ADVANCE CHICAGO, May 17.—The concentrat ed op] tlon ot 175 big manufacturing companies to an advance in railroad rates took form here today in the per manent organisation of individual or ganization* and companies into a nig association to fight the orads. John i: Wilder of Chicago was elected pres- Idant. COOL AND CLOUDY WEEK RETARDSCOUNTRY'S CROPS WASHINGTON. May I".—Unfavor able weather throughout the country prevailed during the last week, much to the detriment of all crops, according to the weather bureau's weekly bulletin Issued today. Of the conditions it says: Much cloudy weather prevailed over the central valleys, especially from Kansas City and Nebraska eastward; over tho lower Missouri, middle Mississippi and Ohio valleys, and middle Atlantic states. Farm work over this region has been greatly retarded by unfavorable weath er, and vegetation made but little progress on account of cold, frost and lack of warm sunshine. Over the cotton growing states them was sufficient sunshine, hut the weath er whs generally too cool for rapid plant growth. Rain is also needed in nearly all portions of this region, and especially In portions of Florida, Ala bama and Mississippi. Home good rains occurred in northern Texas, but the creator part of that state has been without material precipitation for sev eral weeks. Over the districts from tho TJockios to the Pacific coast, also, tho weather was generally unfavorable, except over Washington and portions of Oregon and Idaho, where warm showers and sunshine were beneficial. Over most of the northern districts, however, the weather, especially at the end of the week, was too cold, and over the more southerly portions it was too dry. CANADIANS FANCY POMONA POMONA, May 17.—Fred Kaltenbeok has returned from an extended trip through Canada and the oaßtern states. He reports having met many families who are planning to remove to South ern California next fall. Dean Edward C. Norton of Pomona college, who delivered the commence ment address at the Pacific Theological seminary graduating exercises recent ly, has received the honorary degree of' doctor of divinity from that insti tution. NO OFFICIAL CELEBRATION POMONA, May 17.—There will prob ably be no official celebration of the Fourth of July here this year. For a time It was thought that the local lodge of Elks would take general charge of a monster celebration, but that order decided that the matter should be handled by the board of trade or Business Men's association. If at all. As these latter bodies have taken no action the matter is receiving no attention. Chino will be the only town in this locality to observe the day with a special celebration. WOMAN wVI*L INSURED SANTA ANA, May 17.—The fact has developed that Mrs. Ethel Skelly, be cause of whose death from gasoline burning Friday morning, May 6, her husband, Frank F. Skelly, Ih under ar rest accused of murder, carried life in surance to the amount of $8000. This Is distributed as follows: Five thouwiind dollars in the North American Life In surance company, $2000 in the Fraternal Brotherhood and $1000 in the Foresters. Part of the policies were made with tho Skelly children as beneficiaries.