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GLENDORA PEOPLE TO VOTE ON ROAD Two Factions Are Widely Split Over Question of Building $20-000 Highway SUPERVISORS CALL ELECTION Orange Ranchers Object to Cost of Proposed Route to San Gabriel Canyon On motion of Supervisor Manning tho board of supervisors yesterday voted to call an election September i in tho Glendora road district to vote on the levy of a special tax to raise $20,000 for a nine mile mountain road from Glendora over the. range Into the San Gabriel canyon. Fifty residents of the district called upon the hoard, carry ing petitions for and against the tax. A petition with 269 signatures ask ing for the election was presented, and another with 110 signatures protest ing against the tax on the ground that assessment of orange property In the district has been almost trebled and that most of the residents would be little benefited by the road. The greater number of the persons at the supervisors' meeting were fa vorable to the tax. Badges bearing the inscription "Glendora Mountain Road Booster" were to be seen on many lapels. OBJECT TO COST . The persons objecting to the tax were represented by H. T. Gordon. He addressed the board at length, stating that the rancners, who are the ones who would be forced to bear the tax, tiro against it, while the residents of Glendora largely compose the support ing element. Gordon says that a tax levy of $60,000 to improve the roads of the Glendora district would be rea sonable, but he strongly expressed his opposition to a public tax to build a road into .the mountains. He wished the supervisors to postpone action up on an election until ofter protesting petitions which are being circulated are submitted. C. H. Converse talked in behalf of the petitioners and objected to any postponement of consideration of the election on the ground that all per sons wishing to register their objec tions had had time to do so. Mr. Con verse pointed out that since the as sessed valuation of the district is about $2,000,000, the tax levy would be only about 1 per cent. He said thai the road would be valuable as an adver tisement of the district and as a fire • break. The cost of the road will be less than $19,000, according to estl* | mates produced .yesterday. A letter from T. B. Long, assistant supervisor of tho Angelus national re serve, was read to substantiate the statement that the road would be val uable as a firebreak. —— — NATIVE SONS ARE TO HOLD BIG BARBECUE Los Angeles Parlor to Have Stag Affair Next Thursday Los Angeles parlor, No. 45, of the Native Sons of the Golden West is paring ,_ stay, get-together, general good time party for the night of Thurs day, July 28, In Santa Monica canyon. Exclusive use of the Log Cabin for the night has been secured. A barbe cue and a bull's head supper will be served, Mexican style, for the members. Local talent and an orchestra will be furnished on the special cars which leave the Los Angeles-Pacific depot, between Fourth and Fifth streets, at 6:30 p. m., running direct to the can yon, where autos will ho waiting to convey the members to the cabin. Interesting remarks will be made by J. N. O. Rech, F. ft. Tyrrell, P. J. Pal mares. W. A. Hamrael, Dr. A. W. Edel man, Isidore Dockweller, M. Silverberg and others on early California and Los Angeles history. All Native Sons and their friends are invited. Ticket. ".an be had from Birnhaum Bros.. 457 South Spring street. This affair will he the first night bar becue held by the Native Sons in Los Angeles. The committee in charge of the affair consists of W. A. Hawley, H. A. Van Leuven and Charles Bennet. PATENTS GRANTED TO ! SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA The pioneer patent agency, Hazard Si si ran.-", report the following list of patents granted to Inventors of South ern California for the week ending July 19: Ralph v. .mmons, Delano, water cooler. Charles R. Austin, Long Beach, au tomatic switch. Thomas A. Barnes, Pasadena, as signor, to W. 1. K<-hoonmaker, Mont clalr, N. J., puzzle. Arthur J. Blyth, Los Angeles, as signor of -half to W. E. Little, Los Angeles, show case. * Julius R. Brlggs, Upland, animal trap. Prank ft. Covey, Riverside, box lid Clamp or holder William R, Gardner, Los Angeles, assignor of one-quarter to F. Herr, one-half to ft G. Lytle and one-quar ter to H. G. Smith. jointed tool. Maurice ,T. Keating, Sawtelle, as signor to A. ft Mullor, fruit picker. Hendrick IV. Lundqulst, San Diego, vending machine. Samuel F. Williams, lan Diego, rod coupling. Isaiah O. Wilson, El Torn, resilient tire. ALLEGED FORGER EXTRADITED Frank .Martin, alias "Tony" Martin, a former convict who was arrested In Keokuk, lowa, several weeks ago at the request of the Los Angeles police, was returned lure yesterday by De tective P. 11. Murray to face three charges of forgery, He will bo ar raigned In police court this morning and a date set for his preliminary hear ing on the charges preferred against him. POSTER PASTER ARRESTED Charged with defacing telephone poles by posting political posters on them, B. Conn was arrested and taken before Police Judge Williams yesterday and given a suspended sentence of ten clays in the city jail. .♦» , Arrowhead Spring* Radio-active hot mud and mineral springs water cures diabetes and Bright'fl disease. 1 LABORERS' RAISE IN PAY OPPOSED William Humphreys Disapproves of Plan Suggested by Ac queduct Advisory Board DEFICIT IN FOOD IS CLAIMED Auditing Committee May Exam ine Books to Determine Cost of Meals An Increase in the price of meals to be served the men on the aqueduct, and an increase in pay of ft. cents a day to meet this increased cost .ft food, with a consequent increase In the cost of the construction of the aqueduct, ' was the proposition sub mitted to the board of public works yesterday by the advisory committee of the aqueduct. Tin plan for the increase did not meet the approval of the board because of the opposition of W. M. Humphreys, one of the board members. D, J. Desmond, the subsistence con tractor who furnishes the meals to the aqueduct employes, has asked the board to Increase the price that the men must pay for the meals from 25 cents to "0 cents. He declares that he has lost about $400,000 on the' con tract In the time that he has handled it and that he cannot afford to serve meals for 2,") cents, Ho lias also ask.. thai the city reimburse him for food supplies on hand when the work was temporarily suspended on the aque duct. This claim amounts to $18,000. He bases his claim on the fact that he was not notified of the board's plan to suspend the work. The advisory committee of the aque duct had recommended to the board that the price of meals be Increased to 30 cents a meal, and General Chaffee and President Hubbard were In favor of the increai when the matter was presented yesterday morning. But not so Mr. Humphreys. "Before we take .my such step we want to be sure that- the loss of Mr. Desmond is dm to some fault of the city and not to bad management or something else," said Mr. Humphreys. "We must make a thorough inspection of Desmond's books." The matter was left in that situation and the aqueduct auditing department will be asked to investigate tho sub sistence books. if the price of meals is Increased it is also proposed to Increase the pay of laborers from $2 to $2.25 a day in order that they may meet the in creased cost of living, and this will make a consequent increase in the cost of labor for constructing the aqueduct. No increase is to be given to those who receive more than $2 a day. More common laborers are still needc ' by the aqueduct. Several hun dred have already been put to work, but hundreds more are wanted. The men have to pay their own board. which is 26 cents a meal, but are given ping quarters without charge. m.m . — LOS ANGELES RAILROAD MAN AGAIN IS PROMOTED | H. O. Thompson, well known among local railroad men and passenger agent for the Rock Island lines in Log Angeles, will go to Oakland August 1, and there assume the position of solicit ing freight and passenger agent for the lame company. Mr. Thompson is a Los Angeles man whose rise in rail road circles has been rapid. Sim December last he has been in charge of the local Rock Island office here, ami before that was employed in a like capacity In San Pram INSTITUTION NEEDS MONEY The Lark Ellen Home fnr News nnd Working Boys yesterday filed in the superior court a petition for permission to mortgage Its property for $8000, Financial difficulties of the insttution, nre given as the reason, Personal Mention I. S. Richard, a Coalinga oil oper ator, is a recent arrival at the West minster. Nathan Bentz of Santa Barbara Is registered at the Angelus for a short business stay here. Q. 11. Palm, an advertising man of New York city, is among the recent arrivals at the Angelus. Robert Law, jr., a business man from Kan Francisco, Is among tho late ar rivals at the Alexandria, Dr. O. X. Nelson, a practicing phy sician of San Diego, is among the re cent arrivals at the Hayward. D. M, Nell, a smelter superintendent from Clifton, Ariz. Is registered ,i the [.beck for a tori stay here, Mrs. Percy l.ronson, wife of the ac tor, i is joined her husband here for the sumnier. They are at the Lan kershlm. .1. J. Phister, president of the J. J. Phi i i Knitting company in Berke ley, is a guest at the Hollenbeck for a few days, J. M. Mi ddo> .west* superinten dent for the Western Union Telegraph company, is among the late arrivals at the Lanker I Charles MacCleverty, connected with the Monarch Oil company in San Pi an cisco, is among those who registered at the Van uys yesterday.' A. XV. Cahili, superintendent of the Tonopah and Tidewater railway at Tonopah, is among those who regis tared at the Holli nbi ck yesterday. Colonel B. A. Packard and wife of Douglar, Ariz., are among the late arrivals at the Hollenbeck. Mr Pack ard is a banker and stock raiser in Arizona. Anna O. Miller, superintendent of the United States Indian school at Yuma, Ariz., is a recent arrival at the Ho] lenbeck. She la accompanied by Miss Alta M. Leader, 11. F. Rose, who is in the grain business in Chicago, Is in Los Ange les for a short vacation. He is ac companied by Mrs, Rose and is reg istered at the Lankershlm. J. C, Adams, owner of th Adams hotel in Phoenix, which burned a few wei gg ago, is in Dos Angeles making arrangements for rebuilding lift house. He is a guest at the Alexandria while here. John W, Drew, a prominent theat rical man rom Boston, who had been in i.'i.' Angeles on a short vacation, started home last evening. He will go by way of San Francisco, Portland I and the northwest. 1 LOS ANGELES HERALD: TIES MORNING, JULY' 26, 1910. The Puzzle Solver's Inspiration Brown, Robinson and Smith were men With psychologic minds; They studied deep the book of life And read between the lines. Each had within his dome of thought A store of psychic lore, Which, when discussion waxcth hot, Seeped through from ever_£ pore. From lake to gulf—from sea to sea, 'Cross mountain, hill and dale. They sought for problems new to solve, But saw their efforts fail. At last in sheer despair they sat, A mind-bedraggled three, When Brown, who read the evening news, Said, "Ha! What's this I see? "This evening's paper prints a smudge, Beneath a caption note, Which says in letters bold and free, 'A Puzzle! Find the Goat.' "The picture is a hillside bare, A goat boy on the right, A lone tree standing at the top, And not a goat in sight. "Beneath it says 'Send in your guess— Get a piano coupon bill— Apply the same for ninety cash, Pay balance as you will.'" Now, Brown, Robinson and Smith, With conceit that made them gloat, Looked high and low, from left to right, But could not find the goat. The trouble was these men of brains Were used to problems rare, They looked beyond the simple lines And sought with too much care. At last, when hope had almost fled, And left them scarce a ray. It seemed for once that thought had failed. But still they plugged away. Then, quick, a light broke on the three, With one discordant note They shouted loud in wild accord, "The buyer is the goat." This doggerel may serve to show- That fools may think, forsooth. That they have found the hidden goat, But wise men know the truth. B. YON ELSXER. — Reprint Music Triwlf Review, .Inly 0. 1910. Can He Get Your Goat? ■C j^. ■•^_ygi»^^l^_ W <^^__W3E3g§£T_J?*ffl A There exists absolutely nothing Musical beyond its reach. . It is a combination of a high grade piano and perfected inside player—plays every key- 88 notes. If you have not heard the AUTOPIANO you have not heard the best music played in the best manner. We Furnish Music to Our Customers Absolutely Free and change as often as desired. Your piano taken in exchange at full value. Difference Depending on Condition $385 °r $465 We will trade for just TWELVE-one dozen— used pianos. TURN YOUR PIANO IN AS FULL FIRST PAYMENT and pay the balance weekly or monthly The Big Exclusive Piano House Bartlett Music Co. 231 South Broadway Be,wTry CG uood. 8s?or d eB ßoston Opposite City Hall,: ■'''i "n .. 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'srbtrmLtitejL^M The certificate, prize or coupon forms of advertising— in which you are asked to solve a puzzle or rebus or guess the number of jig-saws contained in a picture, etc., etc.—and for the solution of which you are given certificates to the value of SlOO— more or less—are misleading; no merchant who prices his goods right can afford to give you S5O or SIOO discount on a new] piano as a reward for solving a puzzle that a six-year old child can solve. f These Certificates Have No Cash Value Go to the dealer who sends you a certificate and ask him to give you a dollar in cash for a SIOO certificate! He will refuse! It is the history of the coupon "game" all over the country! Its death knell has been sounded! DROOP'S MUSIC HOUSE, Washington, D. C. The Pathetic Side A well-known dealer, while discussing this subject with The Review, said that the more intelligent portion of the public have long ago learned that these contests are fakes and that they do not enter into them and the contestants today arc the least posted —hence the poorer class. He says that no matter how legitimate the contests are advertised the poor people go to work to solve the puzzles or count the dots, or draw the faces, or do whatever else is suggested, believing that they are going to get something, and when they have the formidable gold decorated bond or coupon in their hands they look upon it as a medium of exchange. He referred particularly to one house which had been running a heavily advertised contest in which a large num ber of poor people became intensely interested. When ihe great contest was over and the coupons dis tributed, many of the holders called upon the local dealers to ascertain further particulars, and there was not in the entire lot a prospect which could be called a live one, and yet the salesmen and managers had to stand up and tell those poor deluded victims that the bonds were not worth car fare home. One young girl, with tears streaming down her face, said weepingly that if she could get enough out of her bond to send her to school she would be satisfied. Surely there is a pathetic side to this business, and it does not speak well for the music trade that such methods are adopted to win piano patronage. In the end it can have but one result—to destroy the con fidence of the people in piano values, and they will look upon piano merchants in every city and hamlet in the land with a certain degree of distrust. And when confidence is once destroyed it will take a long time to replace it, and it will mean that instead of increasing the piano output a great curtailment will result. ,'-:«« /k Music Trade Review, April 16, 1910. The Jenkins Music Company of Kansas City, Mo., pub lishes the following letter from Ben Jefferson, advertising manager for Lyon & Healy of Chicago: "J. W. Jenkins Music Company, Kansas City, Mo.— Gentlemen :" Replying to yours of the Bth, we cannot con demn too strongly all piano puzzle and contest schemes. A certificate or due bull issued by a piano house in return for alleged merit in a contest on its face seems to us to be fraudulent. For what can any dealer do with the said cer tificate after he receives it? Supposing, for instance that 'he really allows one dollar of one hundred dollars for it. Can he pay rent with it. or buy goods with it. or deposit it to his credit in the bank? No. The only thing for which it is of any use is to light a cigar. Therefore, concerns doing business in this manner must raise the price of their goods enough so that the certificate represents nothing. Faithfully your., LY°? H J^on." To Refuse Puzzle Ads Four Chicago Newspapers Reported to Have Adopted Policy That Will Shut Out Coupon Method — Other Papers Investigating In line with the announcement from New York to the effect that' six of the leading newspapers of that city have decided to refuse contest, due-bill advertising comes the statement that four Chicago papers have adopted a similar i policy. , , , . The following papers have expressed themselves as be ing heartily in favor of protecting their readers by extend ing censorship to include the various devices that have been used as a basis for the issuance of coupons: Chicago Jour nal, Chicago Post, Chicago Examiner and Chicago Staats Zeitung. . . It is also stated on good authority that the remaining newspapers arc investigating the coupon method and that they have expressed themselves by saying that if puzzle due" bills are found to smack of fraud, such advertisements will be refused. —"Indicator," April 9, 1910. The Big Exclusive Piano House We do not bandy idle words. If we had nothing worth ! saying we would keep silence. For more than thirty-five '■ years we have lived and done business in Los Angeles, pur ' suing a straightforward, conservative business coure. I Square dealing and liberal treatment toward our cus tomers have been the cornerstone upon which we have built. To gain a reputation for absolute integrity and re liability requires not only a steadfast purpose, but also the test of time. These things cannot be assumed, but must be earned in any of the older communities. After more than a third of a century in the business, we feel that we have earned this reputationthat we have it not to make but to sustain. So we say to our readers, first of all, that a line of pianos must be all right, good-toned and durable, or we will not handle them upon any terms what soever.. "Be sure you are right and then go ahead," is a business . maxim well wor.h remembering in selection of so important a thing as a piano. It is no wonder therefore that the pru dent class of buyers hereabouts, who really want a good article, are, for the most part, coming to us for a selection. Of necessity the prices demanded for such instruments must exceed those asked for inferior or questionable makes. What we always insist on is that a poor piano is a dear piano at any price, and that a good one is a source of pride and satisfaction long after the exact amount of money paid for it has been forgotten. There is one place in Los Angeles where high grade pianos only are kept in stock, and that one place is known as the Bartlett Music Co. THE way Mr. Prizewinner can beat the picture puzzle certificate man at his own game is to buy his piano at the Big Ex clusive Piano House, where no coupons, bonds or certificates are issued.