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TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT HARBOR Council Moves to Prevent Private Concern Cutting Through East Jetty PUBLIC FRONTAGE IN PERIL City Attorney Asked to Halt Plans of Pacific Wharf and Storage Company Prompt action on tho part of the city attorney to prevent the Pacific "Wharf & Storage company from jeopardizing public interests in Los Angeles harbor was asked of the coun cil yesterday by the harbor commis sion. A. P. Fleming, secretary of tho commission, presented a report in which he showed that the Pacific "Wharf & Storage company has dredgers on the ground now and in tends to cut through the east jetty to the detriment of the public int. The city attorney and the council's harbor committee will act on the mat ter at once. In the report to the council the har bor commission said: The Harbor Line board, com posed of three government en gineers, appointed for the pus i ■ of recommending harbor lines In Los Angeles harbor, at that time known as San Pedro and Wilming ton harbor, after a public hearing held at Wilmington, June 18, 1908, recommended to the war depart ment a plan of harbor lines, which was subsequently approved by the secretary of war and declared to be the permanent harbor lines be tween the pier head lines of which must be kept clear for the use of navigation and commerce. The pier head line so estab lished, just north of Dead Man's ished, just north of Headman's call to your attention. PLAN TO OIT JFTTY Tn the recommendations of thp engineers it was provided that a harbor line be established approxl ' niately !)0 feet from the east jetty in the inner harbor, beginning at the government reservation line around Peadman's island and ex tending northerly about 1000 feet along the double work of the east jetty to the special government reservation. This leaves a plat of ground fronting on the channel of the inner harbor, approximately ]000 feet frontage by B0 feet in d'-pth. which in tile near future, will, in the opinion of this board, be very valuable. The 'Pacific Wharf & Storage company is reclaiming a large tract of land directly east of and ad joining the east Jetty, which sep arates the public frontage and the concession of the company. The plan, as this board is informed, is to cut through the jetty, permits to do so having been obtained from the government. The company's general plan of improvement at this time, as this board is informed, is to construct two Blips between '-<" t< et long and 240 feet. wide, with a i between 120 feet wide, connecting the same with the channel in the inner harbor by cutting t: 1" jetty nnd extending the s'; | ier through the frontage, which the city controls for th<> use and bene tit of the publii . Tl: ntemplat ed Improvement, as we understand it, will, if mad., destroy approxi mately rill ol' the public i This board i= informed that the company's dredger is now placed in the channel and work has com menced t.i prepare cl for sttch connection, preparatory to cutting the east Jet THEFT OF MOTORCYCLE CHARGED AGAINST YOUTH Charged with stealing a n almost a year ago, Alton Valli . L 9 old, was arrested by Detects mont, Cowan. Hostels and Zel terday on a charge of grand larceny. He was arraigned Judge Chambers oo the charge, an liminary hearing was set for tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. His ball was fixed at $1000, which ho was unabl to furnish. Valle is said to have stolen a motor cycle owned by J. H. Wernes, 1441 East Fifty-third street. The motor ycle wis recovered several wonihs ago. BREAKINGOUT ALLOVER BODY Itched Dreadfully. When Scratched It wouid Bleed and Become Very Sore. Could Scarcely Sleep as the Itching was Worse at Night. Dreaded Putting Hands in Water. Used Cuticura Soap and Ointment 3 Weeks. Trouble all Disappeared. "Some time ago I had a breaking out Rll otw my body. It first started like fwhat we all gooae llecli js<^ZlS*\ and itched dreadfully. A When I ratehed it, it fS/ t3J would bleed and omo V 3>;!.£;. ,'S< very sore. ' tried al- V f most everything for tho \ t» / *''■-' but non< gave B^Z^/( me much relief, I could V^rOs. scarcely pleep a.s tho **M#rfcmnh itching vras always % / worso at night. My 'i/jjjl lit I hands wero no sore I W ml I dread" d putting them ' ' in water and after I would wash dishes or do laundry work that required the use of other soups they were always worse. This went on for about six months, Thm I used Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment, and in two or three weeks thi trouble all disap peared. I always found that my hands were worse (with a dry soale on them) after using any cheap soap but the Cuticura Soap produced such a soothing feeling on ray shin that it wa« c pleasure to use it. I also know what wonders the Cuticura Ilemedies have done for a friend of mine, so I would recommend them to any one. Mrs. Delaware Barrett, 611 King St., Wilmington, Del., Nov. 15, 1909." Cutleora Remedlta aold thronrtout the world. J»otlir Druit A Chens. Corp., Sole Propi. Bt.»io» «*-M»»ea trii, iSS-»«j;t b»ok «a bkta »IMUt«. .... TERMINAL RATES FOR SAN PEDRO Interstate Commerce Commis sion Makes Ruling of Great Importance to Harbor HAD LONG FIGHT FOR VICTORY Charges Will Be Made Mandatory if Railways Do Not Con form to Decision (Continued from racr One) Ie, Oregon Short Line. San Pedro. Los Angeles A- Salt Lake, Denver & Bio Grande. Kio Onuide Western, Santa Fa, Missouri Pacific and the Chi le Island X- Pacific. The Salt Lake road was inclined to grant the terminal rates demanded, but the in fluence of Southern Pacific interests prevented it. The effect of the ruling, it is expect ed, will be th ■ establishment of large warehouses near the harbor by the job bing interests. The harbor thus will ne the distributing center of the wholesale trade. Shipments will be sent out of the warehouses near the water front and imports will be brought into tiie same warehouses and held there for distribution. 'SAN PEDRO ROBBED OF NATURAL ADVANTAGES' Interstate Commerce Commis sion Makes Ruling WASHINGTON, July 19.—"When one community leans upon another for' its competitive rates, the benefit of such rates ought not to be denied to the point where the competitive con ditions exist." This is the essential feature of an opinon handed down today by the In terstate commerce commission in the case of the Harbor City Wholesale company of San Pedro, Cal.. against the Southern Pacific company and other carriers, Originally Los Angeles was made a terminal rate point because of its proximity to the harbor of San Pedro. It was shown that competition through tli« harbor contributed to the mainte nance of terminal rates to Los Angeles. Tn view of these facts, the commission held that the defendant lines in this ease were guilty of an unlawful dis crimination against San Pedro in not making it also a terminal rate point. The commission held that a rate ad justment which deprived San Pedro of the benefit of its own geographical po sition while according the benefit to I . ■ ■ Angeles eonstituded an undue dis crimination. The commission refrained from en tering an order in the ease at this but suggested that in the refusal of the carrli rs voluntarily to adjust the matter properly an order manda tory in Its effect would be forthcoming. FAVORS PROGRESSIVE PLATFORM IN OHIO Roosevelt Confers with Repub lican Leader from Toledo About the Situation NEW YORK, July 19.—Theodore evelt hopes the Republicans in i will adopt a progressive platform, but taking an attitude in line with that of president Tuft, he declines to exert influence for any candidate of the - onvention situation. He made this plain in New STork today after a rence with Judge Reynold* Kin kaide of Toledo, who is regarded as the holi c of tho i Ohio HepubH ho are uj porting .James ii. Gar field, tcn-iricr secretary of the interior, bernatorla] nomination. Nell ■ ilt nor Judge Klnkaide would their confer em c nor would either of them n \ eal the contents of the letter Judge Kin kaide bore from Prestdenl Taft, with whom lie talked Sunday. "1 cannot support any candidate for a nomination. I can only Bay that 1 ■ ssive platform "'ill be adopti d in Ohio, Ml. Roosevelt took luncheon with i. A. Wilson, assistant president ,• the Bri icomotive Fire in, n, and Albei ' ' iei retaxy of thi ■ •' : •'' 'motive Engi '< ' "ul- They talked over labor conditions in this country and Euro] .-, i T. \V ■ ' '"'■ . him 1" speak 1,, fore the Nat ion il Negro Bi I v, hii h la to hold a con vention In this 'if- August 17, I - and 19 Dr. \\ ashini ton i : pres Ident of the ;i . i ■-,!. i;..., •vi It promised to make an address on August 19. , •,,] i;,,, i lei t late this afternoon bj autoi ter Bay. MONTANA DEMOCRATS TO MEET HELENA, July 1 Democratic star,- committi c ist light si lei ted Livingston at ' the next Democratl ' Bep ate tor holding it. By V 1,,, tate com ,. turned down all propositions looking to thi l!l° state cqm ention of ai ict atio candidate for United Btat - senator. CONGRESSMAN SNAPP QUITS i CHICAGO, July I Howard Malcolm Snapp, wh< resented the Eleventh ' I [or four years, announced that he would noi again be a cai didatu for the ofiice. FILL OFFICE VACATED AFTER WEIGHING SCANDAL N'F.W TORK, July 19. Vi of*the director! of th» Amai I company today Joseph E. freeman, assistant general couji ■ mpany, was elected secretary, :,! Charles R. Halke, who i i n the recent augar weighing Investigation Hi Ike ti that nis salary was 120,000 a year. He resigned after his recent conviction and Is now awaiting sentence. LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 20, 1910. BIG CELEBRATION OF RATE VICTOR San Pedro Citizens Jubilant at Interstate Commerce Com mission's Ruling HONOR ATTORNEY GOODRICH Residents Pay Tribute to Man Who Waged Battle for Harbor Town SAN PEDRO. July I!>.—News that tho Harbor City Wholesale company, organized to buy produce and other merchandise for San Pedro merchants and save tlie difference between car load rates and local rates, had won the. Important suit for terminal rates for San Pedro before the interstate com merce commission, was received with unbounded enthusiasm today. Tonight a public meeting was held under the auspices of the chamber of commerce and the victory was cele brated by music and speech making by many prominent citizens. The Marine band had been engaged and paraded the streets Just before the meeting. Never before in the history of the town have its citizens been so united in a Jubilee since the break water was located here. I II.KIk LAST SIMMKR The suit for terminal rates was filed last summer during the consolidation campaign. The general opinion waa that the suit had been filed for politi cal effect, and even the officers of the company had little hope for a favor able decision. At the hearing before the commis sioner sent here to take the evidence in the case, however, it developed that Minor P. Goodrich, the attorney for the company, had prepared much evidence to show discrimination against San Pedro in favor of Los Angeles on the part of the railroads. The Associated Jobbers of Los An geles became interested in the case and asked that the suit be withrrawn and a new one instituted by the Job bers. The wholesale company declined to withdraw its suit, and the Jobbers association then offered the assistance of its attorneys. For a time It looked as though the suit could not be carried through for lack of funds. The hearing was set at San Francisco and the wholesale com pany raised money by popular sub scription to send its attorney to fight the case. Later the hearing was trans ferred to Los Angeles. CREDIT TO GOODIUCII Officers and stockholders in the com pany give full credit for the victory to the untiring efforts of Goodrich, who worked long and hard in preparing the case when there was no money in sight for fees. While terminal rates is a great ad vantage to San Pero in giving an op portunity to build up a Jobbing busi ness through the aid of water compe tition Los Angeles jobbers will also be able to profit by the decision. It will enable them to receive goods by water and distribute to the interior from warehouses here and meet the compe tition of the Jobbers of the middle west, which cannot be done under the new rulings of the interstate commerce commission. In the Reno, Spokane and Phoenix cases the rates from Missouri and Mississippi river jobbing centers were reduced by the commission to a point below the terminal rates to the coast, plus the local haul back. This will make it necessary for the coast job bers to take advantage of water rates that are lower than the rail rates to sell certain lines of goods in competi tion with the jobbers of St. Louis, Kan sas City and Chicago. THROUGH SHIPMENTS # ■With terminal rates at San Pedro the Los Angeles jobbers will be able to ship from warehouses here direct to the interior and meet the eastern competition through the advantage of low rates to the warehouses by water. As the bulk of the wholesale business is within the city limits, however, it is not likely that any of the wholesale houses will move to the waterfront. it will only be necessary for them to maintain warehouses here to distribute to the interior. At the meeting tonight Goodrich was given an ovation. Among the speak ers was Justice H. A. Pierce of Los Angeles, who paid a splendid tribute to his work in prosecuting the first suit for terminal rates ever won be fore the interstate commerce commls sion. . , Goodrich responded by reviewing the history of the case and the diffi ! culties he encountered in securing tes timony to prove discrimination against the port; how the railroad denied that there was a port here with wharves and how over forty photographs were Introduced to prove that there existed water competition here. OTHKB SPEAKERS Other speakers were John T. Gaffey, H Steiglitz, N. T. Tilton, Frank Karr and -Louis Hanson. Bteigllta appealed for a popular subscription to reim i burse Goodrich for his time and head !ed the list with *20. E. L. Blanchard, president of the chamber of commerce, presided. The meeting waa called last week to reorganize the chamber of commerce and following the jollifica tion the membership roll was generally signed. BROTHER CHARGED WITH MURDER OF HIS SiSTER WAYNE, Neb., July 19.— Wayne Fle ple wag arrests tonight, charged with the murder of his slater, Mlsi Flegle on June 30. The arrest fol lowed ;t confession by a hired man, ivho accused Flegle of murdering his sister because she opposed his mar riage to a neighbor's daughter. William K. Elchencami • -■ the hired hand, is also under arrest pend ing an investigation of his si On the day of the murder it waa stat ed thai Btchencamp had fo n d the trirl's body near the Flegle home detectives were put on the case, and young Flegle contributed |500 of a «2500 reward for the arrest at her mur derer. He has been active In aiding t( ctivei. According to Biohanca y, he was forced by Flegla on threat oi to tell the story of finding the 1 y. ASKS LYNCHING DAMAGES NEWARK, Ohio, July 19.—George Bohn, president of the Merchanl tional I'iink of Harrodsburf?, adralnls ,i of the Batata of Carl Etherlng ton the antl-aaloon detaGtlve lynched here July 8, today made forma] d< mand upon the Mewing county au Itloa for the $6000 damages authorized by tli to be paid by the county to the estate of persons lynched. MURDQCK SCORES SPEAKER CANNON Bitter Battle of Adjectives at a Long Range Is Fought in Kansas 'UNCLE JOE' FIGHTS BACK Aged House Leader Continues At tack on Insurgents in Enemy's Country (Continued from Tax* On#» that there are several kinds of elastic or soft subber to which my statements apply exactly. "I am told that Speaker Cannon said he did not Know that Senator Aldiroh organized n trust. In my Winfleld ad dress I set forth facts as contained in official documents, In Poor's Manual and in the Wall street Journal, which are considered reliable authority by every business man in this country. Whether or not Senator Aldrich Is guilty Of a technical violation of tbe statutes I do not know. It is tho duty of the attorney general of the United Slates to investigate violations Of the Sherman anti-trust law. But 1 do know that he is guilty of violation of political decency, of political honesty. "It would have been better taste for Speaker Cannon to demand that his committee of representatives stand by tlie house tariff schedule than to ask them to'stand for tlie Aldrich schedule and then that Cannon should come to Kansas to defend the tariff bill and tho man who dictated its passage." 'UNCLE JOE'WOULD CLIMB TREE AND JOIN DEMOCRATS Will Desert When Adjective to ■Republican' Necessary HERINGTON, Kas.. July 19.—Speak er Cannon's second speech today, de livered hero this afternoon, was a tariff argument and an attack on insurgency. He said: "I am a Republican—just a plain, simple Republican. I am not a pro gressive nor an insurgent Republican. "Whenever it is necessary to use an adjective to describe the Republicans, then, before God, I will leave the Re publican party and climb a tree or join the Democrats." Speaker Cannon then took up the tariff and said he had enough of re vision for a long time. "They call me 'old standpatter,' " said Mr. Cannon. "And I think 1 had as much to do as any other man in con vincing former President Roosevelt the time had not come to revise the tariff. "But the demand for revision grew, and in 190S the Republican platform pledged Itself to revision of the tariff. I did not want that kind of a plat form, but there was only one of two things to do. As a Republican I was in honor bound to abide by the plat form or to -leave the party. "La Follette, Bristow, Cummins and their followers call themselves insur gent Republicans. They are trying to lead you Republicans out of the party of Lincoln into the Democratic party. There is no insurgent Republican party. There are only two parties in the country—the Republican party and the Democratic party. Why do not these insurgent fellows do like Foss of Massachusetts, and openly join the Democratic party? That is the way they are headed, but they halt on the way." CANNON ENDS CAMPAIGN FOR KANSAS CONGRESSMEN MARION, Kas., July 19.—Speaker Joseph G. Cannon dosed his Kansas stumping tour in beholf of the organ ization Republican congressmen of this state who are seeking renomination here tonight and left at midnight for his home in Danville, 111. Speaker Cannon is tired. He spoke today at Heringtbn, Alma. Salina and Marion. The two days of campaign ing following his experience at Winheld last Saturday, when he was tempo rarily overcome by the heat, have proved hard on him, and for that rea son he felt compelled to decline the invitation of ivmsressman Calderhead to speak in Salina tomorrow. CHINAMAN IS SHOT IN BATTLE WITH POLICE SAX FRANCISCO July in.—ln a battle between Chinese and police dur ing a raid on an alleged gambling house in Chinatown tonight AVong Dick was fatally shot, policemen were knocked down, kleked and beaten ana many orientals eluLbed. More than ■•mi Chinese were arrested, charged with gaming. About fifty alleged gamblers escaped from the club. The shooting came as a culmination to a [, ■. ,i i ftttle ol several wei Its duration between the club owners and the polici . Recently the raided club obtained an injunction preventing the rB from entering the place. The injunction was dissolved today. Disguised is ii Chinese J. B. Holmes, B policeman, obtained entrance to a When money was placed on the table he blew his whistle, summoning aid. Several Chinese assaulted him, forcing tar and club from him. Ona player a pun on him. The policeman threatened to shoot and thus escaped. Meantime other policemen started through a side door of the club room and were met by ;i horde of Chinese. \ ' neral battle ensued. \!l r James McEacron, nn officer, had been beaten and thrown to the floor lie drew his revolver and shot Wong Dick. Hospital physicians said he would die. Frightened by the shooting the Chi quietly surrendered. They were herded Into the club rooms, which were spacious, and later taken to po [ji c stations. Fearing further violence, scores of were summoned to Chinatown and i laced on guard duty. The shoot- Ing caused Intents excitement, and hundreds of Chinese, thronged the streets, talking excitedly. STRIKE ON ENGLISH ROAD LONDON July 19.—A strike that threaten* to reach serious dimensions iroken out among the employee 01 Northeastern railroad. Traffic is dis organized. 2 MORE CITIES TO CUT LIGHT RATES Pasadena and Alhambra Secure Schedules for Lower Price of Electricity CROWN CITY VOTES FOR DROP Passes Ordinance for Five-Cent Power—Pacific Company Makes Offer Rates for electric lighting are to be slashed in two more cities. The Pasa dena^city council passed on first read ing yesterday an ordinance fixing 5 cents per kilowatt hour as the base rate and grading the rates as low as 3 cents per kilowatt hour. The Pacific Light and Power com pany, which supplies Alhambra, of fered the people of that city a new schedule which would make the aver age rate for electric light to house holders S cents a kilwatt hour, accord ing to its estimate. Then* has been considerable tulk of a municipal plant in Alhambra. lately. A permanent electric light rate of 5 cents per kilowatt hour and running as low as 3 cents per hour, according to the amount of energy consumed, is assured the citizens of Pasadena alter September 1. The passing of the ordi nance at this time was made necessary by existing city laws requiring notice to be served when electric light rites are to be changed. When the Pasa dena council determined on June 14 to inaugurate the 5-cent base rate a pro viso was made that the number of city subscribers should be increased to 4000. In this connection the preamble, to yesterday's ordinance says: ■'Although the full number of con sumers necessary to make the proposed reduction entirely safe and its per manency assured has not been ob tained, this council has full faith that the 533 more persons necessary will in the near future support their own plant by their patronage and the plant thereby be rendered self-perpetuating and self-sustaining at a 5-cent rate." CAXVABS TO COXTINIE While the city council does not state officially that "it is up to the citi zens," it is implied that further ef forts will be necessary to gain more customers for the city plant in order to make it pay interest on the bonds and allow for depreciation with a s <ent rate. General Manager Koiner stated yesterday that Pasadena will continue its canvas for new business and that the more customers who sign up voluntarily the more profit the plant will be able to show through not hav ing to hire paid solicitors. The preamble to the ordinance con taining figures taken from Manager Koiner's report, shows that the city had 2142 customers on June 14 when the "light war" started, and that 1325 have been added since that date. Of the new subscribers, 375 have been connected to date. Of the remaining 950 many signed with the agreement that connections should be made when the reduction goes into effect. It is thought that most of them will now order connections made at once to avoid the rush which would ensue if all waited until September 1. The preamble shows further that for the six months preceding May 1, 1910, the city plant, with a maximum of 2125 consumers and a 7-cent base trate, earned $43,489.22 with an operating ex pense of $22,479.54. Interest and prin cipal on the bonds for the six months amounting to $3,271.5« was paid, leav ing a balance of $U,737.52 to apply on depreciation or new construction. MEANS MI'CH Tn conclusion the motion which car ried the ordinance says in part: "The city's lighting project means much to the people of this city, not only on account of the financial gain from assured low lighting rates, but because it is an indication that this city is not to be controlled or have its projects defeated by tho efforts or in fluence of private interests, and that Pasadena is a free city governed by its independent citizenship. This coun cil expresses its confidence in the patriotism of the people of this city and calls upon the loyal and indepen dent citizens to stand by and support by their custom their own lighting piant." The Pacific Light and Power com pany, which supplies Alhambra with electricity, has come forward with an offer to give the municipality a max imum rate of BVi cents a kilowatt hour, and from this sum they agree to scale down in proportion to the amount of electricity used, which .would make the average householder's rate 8 cents. Until January of this year the com pany charged a maximum rnte of 15 cent's and since then a rate of 12 cents, so that the latest cut is a big reduction but it seems not to have stilled tbe ever growing demand for a municipal plant. In a short time the Alhambra trus tees will call a meeting to determine the advisability of calling a bond elec tioin to vote on the proposition of a municipal power plant. ONE KILLED IN BALLOON GAS TANK EXPLOSION Works of Zeppelin Airship Com pany Wrecked FREJDERICHSHAFEN, Germany, July 19. —The gas works of the Zeppe lin Airship company were demolished by an explosion today. A roundup of employes showed that nine persons had been Injured, several dangerously. It was also discovered that there were two explosions. A boiler burst, causing ii fire that reached the cylinders con taining the hydrogen gas with which the Zeppelin airships were inflated. A second explosion occurred and the roof of the ana works was torn to hils. One Of the injured men died soon after reaching the hospital PENN. RY. AND MEN IRON WRINKLES FROM ROW IMIII.ADKLPHIA, July 19.--Ihe ar ranging of the details of the new work- Ing conditions granted yesterday by the Pennsylvania railroad to its train* men and conductors proceeded smooth- Iv lit the conferences today. ' \v a. Lee, president of the Brother hood of Railroad Trainmen, who had remained here to supervise the carry ing out of- the agreement, decided that liis presence was no lonpter required and left tonight for Cleveland. 4» Store Closes on Saturdays at 12:30, Until September «* ]; AFUSEKQIXO ' - ■• j; Special Attraction «; j For Wednesday's Shoppers . !! I In Our SI 1 Bargain Basement ;: t Clean-Up Sale $1.2 5 ;; | Colored Shirtwaists | I at 7^ r , •;!; I each/JC | 4 s ■ ** 4^ This interesting offer consists of odds and ends in several • * X lines of tailored shirtwaists in medium and dark colored „ , *T madras and fine percale. They are well made and perfect *f» J n fitting waists in smart tailored models. # , •I* Tho color assortment Includes blue, tan, gray, lavender and « » <■$» green. Many of them have whlta laundered detachable collars. , « » Such waists as these are just the kind for practical summer *T 4» outing wear. They are strong and serviceable and launder «|a ■ nicely. The lot also contains a few colored lawn waists. ¥ > •p What could be more fortunate than a sale of * ' J* waists like these just when they are most needed? * * T Remember the low price—sl.2s values at only „ | X 75c each. «» We Never Advertise a Bargain Unless It Is a Bargain pXCEPTIONAL reduction of 20% from our regular prices on all of our high-grade desks and chairs. There is nothing mysterious about this sale, we're sifnply going to increase our volume of busi ness and keep the pot boiling during the summer months. Price doesn't amount to much unless you know what quality is. Bronson Office Furniture is recognized as the BEST value for the money—the best materials only are used and the workmanship is absolutely perfect. When you consider that our regular prices are from 15% to 20% lower than those of other so-called desk companies, and you have our guarantee of a 20% discount, you know that you are going to make a BIG SAVING. This sale includes all of our office desks and chairs. If you want your choice of sizes' and finish, you had better not delay. BRONSON DISCOUNTS ARE GENUINE. A Saving to You as Surely as Interest in the Bank, Only More fiirqiture. DESK CO. DIPHTHERIA PATIENT ESCAPES; FINED $10 Says She Didn't Get Enough to Eat in the Hospital Anxiety to return to her husband, to whom she had boon married only a few months, resulted in Mrs. ftlable McQrana of 2182% East Ninth street l.fiiiK lined $10 by Police Judge Fred erlckson yesterday on a charge of vio lating the health ordinance. Mrs. McQrane was taken to the coun ty hospital June 21, suffering from diphtheria. In a fow weeks she recov ered but was detained there under quarantine. Yearning for the sight of her youthful husband, she climbed out Of tin; window of her room on the night of July i) and met him outside, waiting tor her with a closed car riage, and shu was hurried to her home. When Quarantine Officer George Miles discovered hex escape, he im mediately filed a complaint against tier, charging her with violating the health laws of the city. She ap peared before Judge Frederlck»on yes terday and explained her hurry to get ,mt of the hospital by saying she "didn't get enough to eat there." Iho c urt < ouldn't exactly see her point and she wai fined $10. Her husband, Who accompanied her into court, paid the fine. Tou can buy It. pernap. at """'J;,' 11**'"'- £■" there 1, one REST plac» to buy It-and that PUC. advertliei. ; HOME IS BROKEN UP BY FAMILY'S DISAPPEARANCE Swecker Finds No Trace of Miss ing Wife and Children After searching for three days ana appealing 1 in vain to the police, O. B. Swecker, whose wife and three children disappeared mysteriously July 14, is said to have sold the furniture of his home at 1163 East Eleventh street and left town. Mrs. Swecker was seen by one of her neighbors in South Flower street last Sunday. She was accompanied by a woman who has had much experience in restaurant business, and it is thought that she intends to go into business for herself. Swecker has been employed until recently at the Alexandria doing car penter work, but could not be found among the workers there last evening. When his homo in East Eleventh street was visited it was empty, and none of his neighbors knew his whereabouts. , Mrs. Sweclter is young and rather pretty. She has black hair and eye*, and is of medium height. KEITH FOUND GUILTY After being out a day a Jury In Judge Davis' court returned a verdict of guilty yesterday In the caHe of John S. Keith, who was charged with commit ting ;i statutory offense. A recom mendation that probation be granted accompanied the verdict.