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THE HERALD IN SAN FRANCISCO ASI OAKLAND— Los Angeles and Southern Cali fornia visitors to San Francisco and Oakland will find The Herald on sale at the news elands In the Pan Francisco ferry build ng and on the streets In Oakland by Wheatley and by Amos News Co. ■ A (lie of The Los Angeles Herald can be seen at the office of our English representa tives, Messrs. E. and .T. Hardy A Co.. 30. 31 and 3! Fleet street. London, England, free of charge, and that firm will he glad to re ceive news, subscriptions and advertise ments on our behalf. On all matters pertaining to advertising address Charles R. Gates, advertising man ager. Population of Los Angcics 32/ ,Goo CLEAR, CRISP ANtr~CLEAN AT THE THEATERS A ITJITORItTM— BEI^ASCO—"Forty-five Minutes from BYoad . way." BIIRBANE —"The Rose of the Rancho." GRAND-"How Baxter Butted In." I.OS —Vaudeville. MAJESTICKoIb and Dill. MASON—Dark. OLYMPIC —Musical farce. ORPltßim—Vaudeville. l'RlNt>ESSMusical farce. » ■ » FRANK E. WOLFE MR. FRANK E. WOLFE, who for six years past has been con nected with The Herald, first in the capacity of city editor, and dur ing the past three years as its manag ing editor, has resigned his position and retired from Journalism in order to obtain a much needed rest, and also to devote his attention to impor tant private interests. Mr. Wolfe has been with the paper during some of the most strenuous days of its existence, when it was fight ing for the recognition as an instru mentality of good government that it has achieved. In his capacity as man aging editor he made, himself :in im portant factor in the contests which the paper has waged in behalf of a decent city for decent people, and by tiiis anil other services he has endeared himself equally to the patrons of tho papi r and to Its owners. Tbe best wishes of the latter go with -Mr. Wolfe, and their earnest hope for his success In every thing that ho may undertake. AMERICAN CHURCH CHANGING the namn nf th<» Pro testant Episcopal church to thp American church, has an ulterior Figniflcanco which may bo lost on many laymen; and appears to have been Ignored by opponents of the Change. The progressive plement of the church that has reen known as thp Protestant Episcopal Is definitely committed to a policy of Christian union. Tho day of "tho church" may be a long way off; but It Is to "the church" with Its one foundation and its one doctrine that the progressivists ;iro moving. A united or federated Christian church must at some period replace the inharmonious, competitive Chris tianity of our age Th" competitive n of the multiply divided church is responsible for an Incalculably \ast amount, of extravagant waste of en deavor and of inoiitiy. Economy de ma nd a reduct! in of this riotously prodigal ecclesiastical "system" to some semblance of Christian co-opera tive unltj and economy may win over Christendom to common sense where sentimental arguments r.r doctrinal ap peals have filled. The Eplsi opa I branch ol tin church universal In a pioneer In v sreat movement which gome div will Iji I even as its sister social economic movement Will son:.- day he suerc ful, . nd ihe American church (without sacrifice of Individuality nf ritual or want of ; ritual), will I" a highly us.-ful and powerful null compi tltlv ecclesiastli ll | n which will I nn.si potent i icti r In the ustal ment of Christ I .in th<-oi in practice, not onlj on Sunday, but nn Mond VWdiu Thursday, Friday lay Senators Hale, Clay and Gallinger say the American people have gone wild over sea armament, and that "if we do not stop we will bankrupt the nation. " Our magnificleni navy is am ply sufficient for national needs. When a,, , tain line is reached, generosity be comes extravagance and extravagance is' (v a te. It looks as if the nation mlelit have to defend itself from some of Ub would-bo national defenders. GOVERNOR GILLETT'S HIGHWAY BONDS IF ANYTHING was needed to put' the finishing "kibosh" on Governor Qfllett'l scheme for Issuing eight een million dollars of state bonds, to be spent by tlio representatives of a corrupt politic*] machine in the pre tended construction or highways throughout th» state, that thing la found in the communication of j, m. Eddy, secretary of tin- California Good | Roads association, to the board of <ii- ; roi-tora of Unit association, lately made j public. Of tho many objections to the ] bond proposition discussed by Mr. Eddy, onp should alone be sufficient to utterly condemn the proposition In the minds of all honest citizens, and to accomplish Its overwhelming defeat. Mr. Eddy says: "Perhaps it may not have OC( urred I" the authors of this project that if the interest provision of the measure is enforceable, it is possible to tax every county of the state for fifty years' in terest, except the county of Pnn Fran« clscn, from which, by the terms of the act Itself, tho authorities are estopped from constructing roadways. The oth er counties of the state may be called Upon in fifty years to pay over J'JO. --000.000 In Interest on these bonds, be sides their share of the $18,006,000 prin cipal. But (he <ity and county nf «un I'ran olsco—the rlrhe«t mnniiipallM nf the »lale. me center or the automobile trade —through thi> extreme running: of the act's conßlruo tlnn, is exempt from any interest burden on tile bonds, while every other city in the Mhli* MlMains such a proportion of the in terest burden as the rounty In which such rlly is situated shares In the supposed bene fits or niilpa#je-r<mt of the Mate system. "I fully agree with the principle that the large cities^, should share in the cost of construction and maintenance of country highways for modern traffic, especially for roads designed for thor oughfare traffic. But I deny the con stitutional power or right of the legis lature, or the people themselves, to de vise and enforce a law creating a pub lic indebtedness purporting to lie uni form In its provisions, yet exempting the largest and wealthiest community In the state from the larger part of the I burden of such Indebtedness. Will these become valid state bonds if the principal assumes to be a lien on the whole state while the Interest is con fessedly a lien on a fraction of the state? Whether or not the lawyers will be able to secure a solution of. this question in time to construct the 'state system of highways' before the bonds mature, the equities of the case will never be adjusted until we are given a highway law through which every community in the state bears its just share of the tax burden." From the foregoing it would appear that the present state board of equali sation does not represent all the friends whom our sister city of San Francisco has In the state government. It Is quite evident that the governor, at whose dictation the law was drawn and passed, is as much interested in pro tecting the people of San Francisco from bearing their Just Share of the burdens of the state government, as were the members of tho state board nf equalization, who by their unjust valuations Imposed taxes upon the Southern California counties largely In excess nf what they should Justly pay, nnd correspondingly lightened the tax burdpn of the people of San Francisco. Them was probably no doubt In the mind of every honest citizen nf avi Intelligence and observation, that the goyprnor's scheme for hondinp the state In the huge sum of eighteen mil- i linn dollars to construct public high ways had its origin primarily In thP dpsirp to strengthen the political ma- j chine to which he owed his political eminence In the Btate. The fart that It was proposed to make this bond Issue n bunion upon T.os Angeles ■ ty, which had already provided for Its own highway? by a bond Issue of thr .■ and a half million dollars, and should therefore have been exempt from any | additional bunion, was enough to have condemned it In the minds of all our citizens. Hut when, In addition to this Injustice, it la shown that while Los Angeles county, which has already pro vided for her system of highways, will be called upon to bear the burden of this bond Issue, the city and county of San Francisco wi'l escapi the payment of any Interest upon the bonds, the governor's s. heme becomes so doubly unfair and unjust as to make it un thinkable that it shall receive the sup porl of anj honest, fair-minded votei U is pretty safe to say that as soon as the voters get a chance al the gov ernor's scheme it will be so completely burled under an avalanche of negative that it will not again be heard from, STREET WRECKERS } ENJOYMENT "t 1 a franchise does i' n..t give a railway company pro | J prietary overlordship of a Btrei i, . m ,j t |i.- Good Government campaign ( to make the street railroad companies keep Hi" streets In good order and fit for general use has the Indorsement of all citizens. The railroads have shown remarkable Indifference to pub lic welfare, comfort ami safety )>y the i gross carelessness in evidence at many portions of their trai OwliiK tn the neglecl of the rail roads some streets are prai tically blockaded against all forms of traffic cxci pting Hi.- cars. The law requires railroad companies to pave their and portions of the street on thereof. St( |, are being taken to remedy a state i i affairs «hlch nas been a rrltat lon, annoyance and rallwaj ■ will ,,i I ■ ■■ ■■!■: the streets and botch tin pa\ Ing woi k. Th< y must give Lo A.ngelea quare deal. Among the I:liikk and personages, Theo loi c floo levelt, American, loomed large aw a personality The Indivlduali- i v ,i I'ol Roosevelt needs neither trni)|ilnKH nor "flummery." ll" repre cnti the Itepublic, by Him grace of God FREE and INDEPENDENT. LOS ANGELES HERALD: SINDVV MORNING. MAY '22. 1010. tf/OT/SM A*J'<S ELF- , W^MMf * ! p V^^^^^^^?>^>J7 tfUST, FOR TRUTH IS EMANCIPATION TT NOWkEPGE of the truth shall X make us free; yet many puz ■•^ ssled modern men and women ask Pilate'B frank question: "What l« truth?" The man who would seek truth would do well to refuse to re celvi the testimony of the sects against the sects. Christian Science is not very old; yet we have the Emmanuel move with its proclamation it is just ■ml is orthodox. A local phy sician in a current publication accuses both ' 'hristian Science and Emmunw 1 Ism of being "nothing but suggestion." 11" proposes ;>> substitute for both drugless healing founded on a frank system of plain s ugge I lon, unaided by religious bi From the pioneers of divine and n.' tural healing we turn to the old guard of orthodoxy. But In vain do we look lur a^n ii'i'ui among ■ thai for so manj years have persuaded them- Cerent and they are right, that they have come to believe it firmly. In order to acquire a correct m attitude In the bewildering clash of claims, we would do well to recall the old story concerning James Stuart, the Scotch king of Britain who ordered ihe i: mslation ■ f I tio Bible « hich is i Ible for many of th • sects. Hav ing been p atered by people who com plained the courts of justice were biased, James announced he himself would sit and hear causes. But ho did not li.ir causes. Ha only heard one. That was enough. ll' li i n< i to the tony. He listened to counsi 1 on both sides. Time for the decision ar rived. James looked helplessly from one learned counsel to the other, then. thumping his desk, roared: "The Dei! tak the carles. THEY'RE BAITH H.IGHT." \V i think Jameslnn attitude misfit WPll li" adopted toward the sects. \'v bellevi there Is truth in every Beet and In cvi ! v religion undpr the sun; and that is why so ninny Beets and relig ions have flourished year after ' enl ury a fti r century. Truth in Judaism? Yes. Truth In Buddhism? Yes, Truth in Mohamme danism? yes. Truth In I'nitarianism? Yes. Truth in Christianity. Why, there musi be ALL TRUTH In Christianity, or it would not be manifested in so many different phases and guises. The Methodists are right. The Baptists are right. The < !athollcs are i iirht. The \i- rlsiiis . The Episco- palians are right. The Salvation Army soldiers are right. The Congre gntionalists are right. THEY ARE EITHER ALL I IF THEM RIGHT, I »R ALL OF THEM WRONG. From this ii conclusion i hei c Is no escapei Therefore ivi musi believe there is truth In all, an I wli.n the truth Is unhindered by bigotry and unhampered by pri judlce and unwrirped by tra dition, it will go forward on Its liberal lslng mission making mankind free. For truth Is liberal; it is not con servative. It Is radical, it is not re ai ; lon rj. it i- broadening It is not hi n owing. Let us gvt away from jangling and wrangling, and seek the truths; thai reverence for the Lord, we hay cle ired our minds •>( preju dice, bigotry, seel antagonism, we will have prepared them for the unhindered reception of the initial truth behind all truths; that reverence for Hih Lord, the greal power of the universe, Is the mlng "i' «Isdom: and Ha Ine con stantly In a reverent attitude to the , upreme power, we shall begin to be wise. Wisdom will guide us t" the truth, and the truth shall make US free. Charlea EdwaW Russell calls it the ••SCIENTIFIC corruption of politics." Max and alack, that grafting should have become a learned profession In in.- United States! Let us help to amend this frightful condition "' fair*, bj advocating ami working for a restoration of the Ur*l [irnuii Americanism, The Modest Martyr PRESIDENTS' PREACHING "\TO minister has been president of '|\ the United States, but moderp -*- ' presidents occupy ministerial pul- j pita without a qualm. Although not licensed to preach by any theological body or members of the ministry of any church, they preach upon lnvlta i tion. We have no persona] reference, but cannot resist the temptation of reviv ing Leigh Hunt's joke on the lay preacher. Charles Lamb, author of "Essays of Ella" (one of the most graceful and entertaining writers In all the range of literature) had a bad stut ter, which overtook him at Inopportune times. But lie was a firm believer In icular power to dispense eloquent wisdom to iilf friends Unto Leigh Hunt he, F.-ti.i one.day: "Hunt, d—d —did you ever heat me p—p p —preach?* 1 •| never heard you do anything else," his genial friend. In Insisting f>n the purity of milk the health authorities of this city are rendering a great service to the community. After all, it is much more Important Loa Angelea city milk should be pure than that Loa Angeles county doga should be muzzled. And that reminds us some of the county era are wondering how they can solve the problem of herding fiery and untamed cows with muzzled poodles. ivuvron onf kind's funeral and an other's coronation, the r.vitish taxpayei will be -stuns" for "a pretty penny." Still, the proverbial shopkeeper of Al t lie immovable, non-progressive, iter-jumper—will tell you It's good for trade! He thinks he gets more out - royal shows than they cost him. and, thai h'MMK his state of mind, why attempt to reason with him, and what's i the use of pitying him? All self-respecting citizens "ill be mortified when they read a teacher who did his duly for the state of Cali fornia during forty long years lias been sent to the stat" home for feeble-mind ed, NOT BECAUSE HE IS MENTAL LY UNBALANCED, BUT BECAUSE HE IS DESTITUTE. The commitment la a shocking reward for duty well and faithfully done. II is a disgrace to i lalifornla, It should not escape the notice of i-, a dei b thai Cornelius Vanderbilt is chairman of the Roosevelt weli me committee. A gr< at deal h > I about the Vanderbilta, and we ■ fully testify to the fact this Vanderbilt •■is different." This la the man who red himself for railroading by serving In the shop and bj learning how to run a locomotive, "He's all right." The comet's tall having proved to be a sidereal fizzle, the alarmists are out of ammunition again. But they won'l remain inactive. We confidently ex pect that having been deprived o£ the morbid pleasure ol anticipating the dls- QHtroua end of the world they will fall back >>n the Japane are. Well 1,, Hensible. Don'l lei them worry sou HONOR Not the bane Jingle of a worldly eoln, Though It could purchase wealth and land* untold; Nor yet the homage of the universe; Nor friends In power and of mighty rule; Nor travels over lamia beyond the sfas; Nor all success In (his or other worlds, With strength of Alias or of Hercules, Can recompense thy torn. Nor Orpheus' lute with Hr iwml melody; Nor St. Cecilia with her long divine Nor yet the music of the heavenly «phi Can *o<jtho my bou! and lull me Into sleep, Ko I have bartered thfe; anil all things else Hreni no« hi bubbles that »re passing lair, And have no plate nor time In man' i endeavor. s, t for Hi' '< things 1 sold my ''"i" "' "■"•■■ BETU CIST. State Press Echoes EMANCIPATION a ■ iv bach in 1771 Joslah Woodbury of Beverly, Ma.-s., tlius published hla happy emancipation from matrimonial "Beverly, Sept. 1«, 1771- Kan away from Josiah Woodbury, cooper, his house i igue for seven long years, Musury OKI Moll, alias Trial of Venge ance. Ho that lost will never seek her, ho that shall keep her 1 will glvo two Bushel of Beans, 1 forewarn all Per sona In Town or county from trusting paid Trial of Vengeance' I have hove nil the old (shoes) 1 can mid for Joy, : nd all my neighbors rejoice with me. A good Riddance of bad Ware. Amen! Joslali Woodbury." Tribune. * BILLION DOLLAR SESSION Instead i>f s;t\ii r_ an> portion of th" l which Senator Aldrich sprts Is being wasted by the Rovern ment annually through "obsolete busi ness methods," the Tafl administration threatens to break all records in the history rif thi government In the enor mous expenditure of money, II looks now as If tli" appropriations for ihis session of congress would cxi eed the appropriations of the last r< i .siuii to the extent of about This will be ;> billion dollar ses.' ion and then some.- San Bernardino Pr< ss. SANTA CLARA FIREMEN More than two weeki ag" our lire department received an Invitation from t. . i: iwood City firemen to partici pate in the firemen's rare to be hold there on July 4. Our men replli d to the Invitation asking that rules and regulations governing the ra c be lenl to them, hut so far they have rei eived no reply If they hear from the Red wood City men (shortly there la every probability that we shall send another champion team to the Redwood City celebration.—Santa Clara Journal, ""'flowery civilization But Miss years remind;: the country that there is another kind of Boston cirl Shu comes nearer being the real thing In Boston culture, up to date. It la physical training: as well us men tal study, It makes women fine, strong and healthy, in body as well M in mind. It Is the latest flower of New England civilization.—San Jose Herald. ____^_ Far and Wide TEMPTED sir taw It in the win low, She went inside ''" rlonr, She stood before the mirror, ■\nd Iked It more and more. She asked the prlce-waa •tMjcered- J.ooke.l at her watch, then lied: "I'm late fur m appointment," And Ijtilckly got outside. All night she saw the vision .dance fore her eyes. Herself there In the mirror And on her putts the prize, _ "What matters wart, or Jnbot, Or gloves, or this or ttiM! ? •Twill take my I"'" «> dollar, Hut that's my Easttr hat." —Life. H. C. OF L. "Yes sir." says thi Irl, "candy ro ne up a quarter on the pound." Regretfully the young man walks away and calls at anothei Bhop. ■ \ r, s, sir." explains the sal there "flowers have gone up this week. Roses '"' d dollar more on the doz< ii" With a doleful look the young m in . the shop, murmuring to himself: "The higher cost of loving will work many hardshpis." -J THE OUTLOOK "Tou were very cold laat evening," phoned the young man to ttm sin he had called on. Then he added anxloue ly "What's thf> outlook for tonight?" ' "Fair anil warmer tonight," came the promptly.—Rocky Mountain Newg. RECORD AT VASSAR Male VUltoi"—Do you hftve any ath lctii's here? Fair \;issarlnn -Will, there's hardly ii girl hiTc i>ut can twist gome man •round her little fllngsr.—Princeton Tiger. MADE HER A FRIGHT Mrs Jones has n new hat." "Well, you look mightily pi nboul It." "■you .in:t t,H™iit in e«« bow it looks on her."' Houston Po«t. Left-Over Work of Legislature of 1909. I A T the legislative session of 1907 nn AT Innocent appearing measure of ii\iii).-cni appearing measure. "f •*-*• large possibilities whs Introduced and became a law. it provided that no citizen of the state should i" per mitted to hunt In California without first paying $1 for it hunter's license. Under the terms of the measure citt i rens nonresident of the state are re quired to pay 110 and foreigners $25. At tin- time the highest estimate placed upon the probable revenue to he derived from the hunters' tax was. $25, I.i year. The first year that the law was in force, the fiscal year end- Ing Juno 30, VMS, the total tax collect ed amounted to $110,579, almost five Ulrica the estimate. It was found, too, that In practice. 1 practk'ully the whole tax was paid by residents of the state. Under the law the money thus col lected is turned over to the fish and game commission, With the state ap- I proprlntlona placed .it the disposal of tile commission and the lines collected and turned over to It the (118,579 tax I money swelled the commission's in | eon\e that year to $184,467.70. Previous to the fiscal year ending In June, 1908, the commission's work had required an expenditure Of about $50,000 a year. \\ .'i this amount the commission did very good work. With its sudden increase of the i funds an era of prosperity dawned for I tile commission. Elaborate offices j «ere opened In San Francisco. Sal aries were generously Increased; that of the chief deputy, for example, being raised from $2400 to J.3C00 a year. At the time the state officials under the rank of governor were receiving only $3000 a year. The chief deputy of the fish commission received for some time $600 a year more than the secretary of state or the controller. Costly panic birds were brought Into the state, most of which vanished In a day. Deputies were employed nt generous salaries, elaborate expense accounts were presented and allowed. It soon became evident that the $184. --467.70 income of the commission was being used to build up a political ma chine of great possibilities. And, finally, ,is the last count against the commission 1, that body failed to file In the Siptemhe.r before the legislature ■■1 190!) convened the biennial report of its activities and expenditures, as is required of all state officials and com- I missions. These reports are required that the governor may be prepared to make his biennial report and recom mendations to the legislature. Governor (iiiiett wrote his message of 1909 with out the advantage of having the report of the fish commission before Him. The reform clment demanded an ac counting from the Bah and game com mission, and to that end an Investiga tion was instigated. But the machine had prepared for such emergencies by fortifying itself on the fish and game committees particularly the assembly committee— to which all measures touching upon the game laws were re ferred. .So notorious was this that bit ter complaint was made of it on the floor of the assembly. When the resolution for Investiga tion of the commission was Introduced, I it was referred to the assembly fish and game commission. Assemblyman Ureer sprang to his feet in protest. ■■It is useless to refer the matter to the committee on fish and game," said Oreer "for We all know what that committee will do. We'll get no action there. I.*t the resolution go to some committee that will give it considera tion." (Jreer was right. The committee, In the face of the Strongest evidence that the tish commission should be made subject of legislative Investigation, refused to recommend that such In- Important Educational Legislation Is Programmed for Next Meeting (Sun Jr>*e Merrun-i LIVKJ.Y and vigorous discussion of the most Important educational questions of the day by nearly 100 county and city school superintendents of California ai their annual convention held in Riverside, resulted In substan tial agreement upon a definite legisla tive program tOl improved school lawn to be advocated by the leading school people of the state. These legll latlve recommendations, distinctly In the line of progress, in clude plans for medical supervision In the schools, raising the maximum age limit for compulsory attendance, the amendment of the law to brinff Indus trial and agricultural education within the working scope of th i schools, re ! tlrement salaries for teaohers, and a ■ biennial census which will result in a ylng of 1100,000 a year. The convention closed Its week's ses sion with a pledge to use the utmost effort to bring the National Educational lation to San Francisco In IBU, with a resolution favoring the lull now under consideration In congress to en large the effectlvi ness of the United States bureau of education, and adopted unanimously a resolution com mending and Indorsing the adminis tration «f Edward Hyatt, state super intendent of schools. Some oi the more important legis lative recommendations are as follows: Amending high school law to make possible county polytechnic and agri cultural schools and Joint county pa , r< ntal schools, i.v,,.,,,;,,,.■ , oMvtitutiona] amendment Copper Magnate's Vindication Cost Millions of His Big Pile of Dollars ACCORDING i" the verdict of a New York jury, F. AugU«tU« Heinze, noted promotor, flnanoier and speculator, tlifi not, as president ,■'• the Mercantile National bank of New York, over-certify 1600,000 In checks for his brother 1! brokerage flrm; neither did he misapply that amount ow money to further a •toch ,j,. ; ,i in united Copper, "Not guilty, sal i the jury, and Mr. Helnse, trium phant In his struggle with the federal government, walked out of the court room. . it was b long, hard tug-of-war, but the millionaire copper magnate man aged to save himself from being pulled over the line, of courM, be was a vic tim of a "foul conspiracy." Whoever heard »f an indicted millionaire who vi.i Mr. Heinze resorted to tne ntlonal method of vindicating ms honor. He employed ■ large corps ol skillful attorneys and he attacked tm- Indictments on numerous Incompetent, Irrtlveant and- iram aerlaJ mounds. Finally hi; was forced to trial and v Vlll—Reform of the Game Law Franklin Hichborn vestlgatlon be had. There was no In vestigation. With the fish and gnme committee* staked to prevent questioning of the commission's activities ami amend ment >r the laws governing that body, reform of the game laws at the session .ii 1909 was made Impracticable. Such ' measure! never got beyond the com mittees. Assembly bill 433, for example; re pealed the act of 1907, by which the generous sums received from hunters' licenses go to the commission^ The measure was Introduced In the assem bly on January IG. It was referred to the committee on fish and game. That committee held It until March 10. It was then returned to the assembly, only fourteen days beforo adjourn mi lit. with recommendation that it do not pass. Even had It had a chance to pass the assembly, at that late date. It could not In two weeks have been Forced through the senate committee on fish and game and to final passage. Loss radical measures were intro duced for correction of the abuses practiced under the law of 1907, but these were given no better considera tion than was assembly bill 433. The moat Important of them was In troduced in the senate by Walker and in the :;::.. ;r,My |>y cvuliiarfuru, inn measure provided that one-half of the moneys collected from the sale of hunters' licenses, and on account of fines for Infringement of the state game laws, should be paid to the coun ties in which collected, the second half to go to the fish commission. Walker's bill was Introduced Janu ary 15, It went to the senate com mittee on fish and game. It was not heard of again. Rutherford's bill waa Introduced January 12. It went to the assembly committee on fish and game. It is .still with the committee. Sanford In the senate and Preston In the assembly Introduced a measure which provided that $50,000 should be paid out of the fish commission fund each year for bounties for exterm inating coyotes. The measure was re ferred to the assembly committee on fish and game. It was never returned to the assembly. The senate commit tee latr In the session returned the bill to the senate without recommen dation. Bui the measure never got to the third reading. With the senate and assembly com mittees on fish and game standing in the way of any practical reform of the fish and game laws, the many meas ures Introduced to that end were blocked in the same manner as the three measures given above. The leg islature adjourned without any of the proposed reforms getting beyond the committees. : yut even more persistent than the objection to the methods of the fish and game commission was the com plaint made at the capitol that the game laws of the state have not been framed for the best protection of fish and game for the whole people, but to suit the purposes of those able to maintain game preserves. But all measures to correct the conditions complained of were blocked in the fish and game committees and no progress was made toward reform of the fish and game laws. As a result, Juries In the northern counties of the stato are refusing to convict violators of the game.laws, while .-it leant one prominent newspa per of the state Is openly advising Its readers to ignore tho moat objection able of the unpopular statutes. Under such condition! there seems little doubt that the work of reforma tion of the fish and Bamo laws at tempted at the session of 1909 will be one of the features of the session, of I 1911. pormittins election of city superinten denta ofr a terra of six years. indefinite tenure of teachers: that is, to Insure permanent employment of teacher! who prove worthy. A state-wide law for teachers re tlrement salaries. Legal provisions for county health and development officer. Provision that funds of joint district bo deposited in the treasury of the county where the schoolhouse is lo j .,te(i—to insure better expenditure of ! funds. Raising the maximum age for com pulsory attendance in elementary schools from 14 to 17 years, and also. ! to make this effective, providing for ' the transportation of children living more than two miles from school. That the law be amended so as to permit the participation in institutes by trustees, providing that the ex penses of one trustee in each district be paid I" attending county Institute. Favoring increased fund 3 for pay meni of teachers and the maintenance and Improvement of schools. Providing for biennial school census Instead of annual. Apportionment of funds in made bionmilly, so there la no need for annual census. Amendments to school code to define more clearly the principles of school ervlslon, Payment of interest on school orders at the rate of V 4 per cent monthly when district is short of funds. These brief statements will serve to Indicate the ends to which the school people are working and the lines along which legislation will be shaped at the next meeting of the legislature. (San Francisco Bulletin) jury gave him the vindication for whi.h he yearned. However, It was a most expensive vindication, Mr. Hi Inze admits that the ease which he lias Just beaten cost him between 14,000,000 and $5,000,000. Thai sum represents what It cost him to employ business methods which, with all respect to the New York jury that conserved his liberty, wore at lea.pl a trifle peculiar. Possibly Mr. Heinze and his- kind will some day pome to the conclusion that peculiar methods do not pay. If they wish fur ther testimony on that point they might find it-to their advantage to con fer with the heirs of the vanished es tate of the late John A. Benson. » »♦ — PROPER SPIRIT "Do you really think it necessary to give Mrs. , Big wad anything on her birthday?" "Yes, Harold, we really must. She remembered all our children at Chrlet mw, ami now the )pa»t wo qua do 1» to retaliate."—luck .