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News of the Courts DENIES WIFE'S CHARGE AND WEEPS IN COURT Negro Member of Police Depart ment Defends Suit Against Him for Divorce William W. Glenn, a negro "plain clothes" man of the- Los Angeles police department, cried yesterday in the su perior court, where he is defending a suit for divorce on the grounds of cruelty that was brought by Mrs. Bertha Glenn. The suit is being heard by Judge Cole of Imperial county, who is sitting for Judge Hutton, and who probably will occupy the Los Angeles county bench in the place of that Jurist for several days during the vacation period. Glenn took the witness stand to nn swer his wife's allegations and was so overcome as he pictured the desola tion of his home that he wept. He detailed his troubles, Including alleged taunts by Mrs. Glenn regarding his parentage and of his attempts to do his own work. The case will be re sumed tomorrow. COURT UNRAVELS TANGLE CONCERNING PARTY WALL Sale of Property Causes Contest Between Neighbors A party wall, built in 1904 at Santa Monica, formed the basis of a suit which yesterday was decided by Judge Hervey of the superior court in favor of Ernest Vollstadt, who was being sued for $365 by Martin F. Volkman. In the fall of 1904 Volkman and Charles A. Tegnar, who owned adjoin ing: lots, agreed to erect between their properties a party wall 18 Inches wide and 65 feet long at a cost of $730, each to pay half. Volkman built on his lot first and thereupon erected the wall, with the agreement that when Tegnar should build he should pay tho first builder a half of the cost of the structure, or $365. Tegnar did not build a house on the lot, however, but in April, 1909, he sold the realty to Vollstadt. Volk man also sold his property to a man named Johnson, who now is dead and whose widow, Mrs. Katie I. Johnson, now owns it. When Vollstadt started to build a house upon the lot he purchased from Tegnar ho paid $363, or one-half of the cost of the party wall, to Mrs. Johnson. When Volkman heard of Volistadt's beginning the erection of a house, he Immediately demanded that one-half of the cost of the wall should be paid to him. Vollstadt refused on the ground that he already had paid Mrs. Johnson. Thereupon Volkman, still possessed of the contract he had made years ago with Tegnar, brought suit. Judge Hervey held that Vollstadt has paid the $365 to the proper person as, when Volkman sold his property to Mrs. Johnson's husband he lost all rights in it. JUDGE DECLARES SINGER MUST REMAIN IN ASYLUM Charles Hendrick, 'Blind Nightin gale,' Sent to Patton Charles T. Hendrick, who, because of his fine voice, which he used for sev eral seasons to aid the late Francis 3. Murphy, apostle of temperance, be came known as "the blind nightingale," was committed to the asylum at Patton yesterday by Judge Bordwell. Hendrick was arrested on the charge of insanity. Friends intervened in his behalf and after he had remained in the insane ward at the county hospi tal for several days he again was taken before Judge Bordwoll, who, when those Interested promised to care for him at a private sanitarium at Altade na, permitted them to tako him there. Since he became an Inmate of that Institution, however, his mania be came more acute and he again was tnken before Judge Bordwell, FATHER SUES DRUGGIST BECAUSE OF BOY'S DEATH Alleged improper filling of a doctor's prescription, resulting in the death of a child, is the basia of a suit for $5000 damages which was filed yesterday in the superior court. B. A. Hoskins is the plaintiff and 11. L. Shinker, druggist, is the de fendant. Hoskins alleges that Dr. R. P. Dundas on September 20, 1909, pre scribed for the plaintiff's son, Bertram Hoskins, 30 months eld, and thut Shin ker filled the prescription. The doctor's prescription called for tablets of triturate of opium and cam- phor, to be administered to the child, ■who w;is sick, every thirty minutes until relief was afforded, it Is stated. Hoskins assorts that the tablets, aa prepared by Shinker, contained too much opium and caused the death of the child the same day. For the hick of the child's society and services during his minority the father wants the druggist to pay him $5000. PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL OF EMMA M. SCHOLL A petition for the probate of the Will «f Emma M. Scholl, who died in Lofl Angelea August S, leaving an estate valued at $15,000, was filed in the superior court yesterday by George J. Davis. Mrs. Bcholl'l estate consists of the furnishings of the sixty rooms of tho Hotel Marlboro at Cl 9-551 South Grand avenue, worth J14.0U0; diamonds and other jewels valued at $2.:;uu and realty in Kern county which secures a loan to her of $1000. FILES ADOPTION PETITION Arthur and Jennie Boetsch yester day filed in the superior court a pe tition for permission \<> adopt Lillian I. Plumiey, 1 year old, whose parents abandoned her. The petitioners would change the Infant's name to Margaret Lucile Boetsch. DIVORCE SUITS FILED Divorce suits filed yesterday In the •ior court were those of J. A. Evans against Bessie Evans and G. SEoll against Ida Zoll. COURT GRANTS PROBATION TO MAN CHANGING PLEA Wrong Smith Who Cashed Right Smith's Check Paroled Changing his plea of not guilty to guilty resulted in W. H. Smith being placed on probation for two years by Judge Willis yesterday. Smith re ceived through the mail a check for $40, Intended for another W. 11. Smith, a stockholder in the Mexican Petroleum company. He cashed it and was arrest ed later, charged with forgery. An in vestigation proved that he was worthy of probation and he was granted it, with the provision that he place $10 in a savings bank every month and show the bank book to the probation officers when he makes his monthly report to them. Stella Douglas, colored, accused of violating her parole by living in a dis orderly house, was sent to the police court for prosecution on that charge. Charles S. Holmes, sentenced by Jus tice Glover of South Pasadena to serve ninety days in the county jail, won his freedom on habeas corpus pro ceedings because the commitments wore faulty. He was accused of lar ceny, whether petty or grand the papers not stating. He had been in jail since July 11. Earl Crawford, colored, convicted of attempting a statutory offense, was sentenced to serve ten years in the penitentiary at Folsom. Crawford's attorneys made several motions for a new trial, but Judge Willis denied them all, whereupon the lawyers filed notice of their intention to appeal the ca3e to the court of appeals. Hoyt Brown, alleged daylight bur glar, whom Mrs. M. Low of the Strat ford apartments declares she found in her rooms, where he begged for mercy and was caught in the street after great hue and cry had been raised, was to have been tried yesterday, but his case was continued until Octo ber 25. FILES SUIT FOR $140,056 AGAINST SUGAR COMPANY Hulett Merritt of Pasadena Says Sale Agreement Violated Hulett C. Merritt, a wealthy Pasa denan, filed in the superior court yes terday two suits against the Pacific Sugar corporation for $140,056.95. In the first suit, which is to recover $117,510.65, Merritt alleges that April 6, 1908, the corporation agreed to purchase 50 per cent of the stock of the Tagus ranch, in central California, for $125, --000, in Installments, the lowest of which was $5000, and which is the only one, it is declared, ever paid. Because of the alleged failure of the defendant to keep its agreement re garding payments. It is asserted, the property was sold by order of court, being purchased by Merritt for $7300. Later, according to the complaint, Merritt and Jacob Adloff, one of the trustees of the property, paid Merritt $4354.66. With these financial transac tions taken into consideration, Merritt figures there still Is $117,510.65 due him on the deal. The other suit against the corpora tion is for $22,546.30 and $1000 for at torney's fees. Merritt charges that be fore January 1, 1908, the concern be came indebted to him Jo the extent of $25,000, the debt finally being assumed by Nathan Cole, Jr., and W. C. Petch ner, officers of the company. By the sale of bonds of the corpora tion, which Merritt asserts now are worthless, but twenty-five of which found a market October 26, 1909, he received $5000. Because of interest due for a long time, he declares there now is owing to him on that deal $22,546.30, for which he sues, with a request for the $1000 additional for his legal ex penses. WOMAN SUES RAILWAY FOR $25,500; CLAIMS DAMAGES Because of injuries she says she suf fered when she was run over by a train of the Santa Fe Railroad com pany September 21, 1909, at the junc tion of the latter's right of way and Walnut street, Pasadena, Jennie Ber rymun yesterday filed in the nuperior court a suit against the corporation for $25,500. She claims that she was so badly injured that It was necessary to am putate her right ltg below the knee; that her left great toe was cut off; that her collar bone was broken and that she suffered general bruises and never will be able to perform ordinary work again. She'wants $25,000 for gen eral damages and $500 for expenses in cidental to her Injuries. WOMAN WINS IN ACTION TO REGAIN FORTY ACRES Mrs. Anna Sinsabaugh, who was suing Mrs. Emily M. Potter to quiet title to forty acres of land in the San Fernando valley, won the suit, accord ing to a decision rendered yesterday by Judge Hervey of the superior court. Mrs. Sinsabaugh some time ago agreed to give Mrs. Potter half of the land if she would plant all of It to grapes and care for them until the vineyard was a paying proposition. She claimed that the planting was not done prop erly and sued to quiet Mrs. Potter's claims. GETS $7000 JUDGMENT AGAINST MINING PROMOTER A new trial yesterday was denied R. R. Christie, against whom a judgment for $7000 in favor of J. M. Bewell re cently was rendered by Judge Hervey of the superior court. Sewell alleged that by misrepresenta tions he had been led by Christie, an associate of Dr. W. R. Price, psychol ogist-stockbroker of Long Beach, to ln that sum in gold dredging com pany stock. SUES ON NOTE FOR $12,500 Mrs. Gertrude Oliver, widow of Byron L. Oliver, ivho died In Mexico May 15, 1909, and executrix of his es tate, yesterday tiled In tho superior court a .suit to recover $12,000 on a promissory note for that amount, al leged to have been given to tho dead man by W. S. Fletcher March 13, 1908. According to the complaint the note was to have run one year with interest at 6 per cent. JAPANESE SUED FOR $20,000 Alleging that B. Icutehi and nine other Japanese attempted to attack her. Mrs. Grace G. Evans and her husband, A. G. Evans, yesterday filed in the superior court a suit against them for $20,000 damages. LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 16, 1910. Municipal Affairs OFFICIALS WILL URGE FULL SUM ON AQUEDUCT Board of Public Works Desires Construction Done on Month ly Basis of $300,000 "Hustle around and be prepared to finance the construction of the aque duct February 1, 1911, should the bond syndicate fail to exercise its option," is the tenor of a communication the boar dof public works will Bend to the citp council Wednesday. In other words, the board revolts against the plan to spend only $250,000 a month instead of $300,000, and plainly indicates that it intends to go ahead and build the big ditch on the laltcr basis. The sale of bonds which was com pleted last week with money on hand pives $2,215,000 for the construction work. At the rate of expenditure of $250,000 a month this amount would last until April 1, 1911, but at $300,000 a month this amount will be exhausfed by February 1, 1911. Should the bond syndicate that has already purchased large amounts of aqueduct bonds exercise its option, shortage of money at that time would be no hardship, for by Februaiy 1 more money would be forthcoming, but should the syndicate fail to exercise its option the city would be confronted with an empty aqueduct treasury. It is this contingency the board of public works asks the city council to provide against. The board declares that it can expend the money it has at the rate of $300,000 a month, and accomplish more in proportion than it can by spending It at the rate of $250, --000 a month. It concludes its letter by stating that it does not consider the taxpaying Los Angeles public wants it to take nine months to do what it can do In seven months and at less expense. NEW SUPERINTENDENT FOR FIRE ALARM BUREAU J. C. Perry Goes Over the Head of His Former Chief J. C. Perry, wireman In the bureau of police telegraph and fire alarm, will be the new superintendent of the bu- reau. He was tendered the position by the fire commission at a special meet ing yesterday because of his high civil service rating. He assumed his new duties' at once. The position was offered to A. T. Stewart last Friday because Stewart had the highest rating on the civil service list, but he had been offered a better position and declined the municipal job. The appointment of Perry to the position will result in his being able to boss the man who bossed him for a long while. The vacancy to which Perry was appointed was created by the derating of William Morton from superintendent to assistant superin tendent and Morton will now be the assistant of his former wireman. TO ALTER LIQUOR LAW REGARDING DRUG HOUSES The first change in the new liquor ordinance will be made at the sug gestion of the legislation committee. This amendment will give the whole sale drug houses the same liquor priv ileges as wholesale liquor stores have ami at the same rate. The ordinance now restricts wholesale drug houses from selling to any other customers than retail drug stores and they must pay $75 a month for this privilege. They asked that they be permitted to sell in wholesale quantities without restriction as to who could buy their goods and the committee considered their case a good one. TO EXEMPT OLD SOLDIERS FROM LICENSE FEES Old soldiers are to be exempt from paying license fees if the council agrees with the legislation committee, for the committee will make such rec ommendation to the council Wednes day, This decision was arrived at yester day when the committee considered a petition to have old soldiers exempt from paying a license fee as mediums, astrologers and kindred professions. The committee considered that was all right as far as it went but it didn't go far enough. JUDGE BORDWELL REJECTS WILL OF A. E. ARMSTRONG Because it had only one witness in stead of two, as required by law, the will of Elgin A. Armstrong, who died in San Pedro, July 29. was not admit ted to probate by Judge Bnrdwell yes terday. Ida Armstrong, the widow, was named as administratrix, with bonds fixed at $2500. COMPLAINS OF ASSESSMENT Victor Ponet complains against the assessment levied on his property for the opening and widening of Twelfth street from Figueroa to Sentoua. He says in his complaint that he is the owner of the block bounded by Hope and Grand, Pico and Twelfth, and that he will receive no benefit from the proposed improvement. His assessment is $2283.75. RAILROAD SUES FOR BONUS Alleging that Fred Schmidt has not paid a promissory note for $1500, which he gave tho Los Angeles Railway com pany with the provision that the Hirnini baths car line should be ex tended beyond the Schmidt heights subdivision, that corporation yesterday filed in the superior court a suit to recover the amount. MRS. DRIGGS TO BE EXAMINED It is expected that physicians ap pointed to make a mental and physical examination of Mrs. Gertrude Drfggs, convicted of forgery and who, it Is declared, is suffering deterioration in both mind and body in the county Jail, pending an appeal, will make a re port to Judge Davis tomorrow. COURT PERMITS ADOPTIONS Judge Bordwell of the superior court yesterday permitted David and Eliza Antunea to adopt Lovena Cole, and Albert C. and Josephine Curzon to take Eugene Anderson as their own child. CITY WANTS ROAD TAX COLLECTED BY COUNTY Attorney Quotes Old State Law to Sustain Claim Every cent of the $56,000 road taxes collected by the county for various annexed districts before the annexation is due the city, according to an opin ion that will be submitted to the coun cil Wednesday by the city attorney's office. The opinion is the work of C. D. Houghton, deputy city attorney, and he has delved into musty tome"? of legal lore until he has found old state laws that sustain the city's claim on this road fund. Several months ago the city auditor made a demand on the supervisors for the unexpended portion of the road fund collected by the county before the affected districts were made a part of the city, and the county officials offered the city $7000. The auditor was certain that more than this amount wa sdue the city, and at his sug gestion the city council Instructed the city assessor to make an examination of the county books. Mr. Mallard's men went to work, with the result that they discovered the county supervisors were trying to compromise a claim at about one eighth its value. Mr. Mallard reported to the council that there was actually $56,000 due the city from ilils road fund. There was some doubt in Lhe inlnd of the legal department if the city could collect the full amount, even if it was due, but all such doubts have b--en set at rest by the investigation made by Deputy City Attorney Houghtbn. and the council will instruct the city attorney to take the necessary steps to collect the amount due, if It Is not forthcoming when the formal demand Is made. POLICE NEWS REPORTERS OUSTED FROM QUARTERS Commission Forces Vacation of Room at City Jail Acting on the suggestion of Captain Lehnhausen and the recommendation of Chief Galloway, the police commis sion last night voted to oust the police news reporters from the room they occupy at the central police station. The room is about six feet wide and ten -.feet long. Captain Lehnhausen said he wanted it for his metropolitan squad, yet the members of the squad could not possibly squeeze into the room at the same time. The chief stated that if it was neces sary to furnish the reporters a room, onemight be secured in the Tajo build ing, but Commissioners Davidson and Johnson would not hear of an effort on the part of the city to furnish another room anywhere. Commissioner Well born was opposed to the change and voted against It, and Mayor Alexander voted with him, but Topham, Johnson and Davidson made the necessary ma jority to accomplish the purpose. RESURRECT ANCIENT LAW FOR VACATION OF STREET Ordinance Reposes in Vault for Seven Years After reposing gracefully for seven long years in a vault in the city clerk s office, a poor old ordinance for the vacation of a little piece of street was resurrected from its tomb yesterday and sent on its way to publication so it can become a real ordinance. It provides for the vacation of a portion of Farmer avenue, five feet wide by two hundred feet long. The piece of land does not belong to the street, but was shown us .->u?h on the maps through an engineering er ror. When the owners of the land found this strip was really a part of a public highway, steps were taken to have it vacated, and as the city had no real interest in the matter, an ordi lu.ace was passed by the council Octo ber 1, 1903, and approved by M. P. Snyder, who was mayor at that time. But there was some little expense in connection with the. vacation, and the council decreed that the benefited prop erty owners pay $25 into the city treas ury before the ordinance was pub lished. This $25 was just paid a few days ago, and the ordinance will be pub lished today, but it will not be effec tive until thirty days after its publica tion. NEW SALARY ORDINANCE PROPOSED FOR PARKS A new salary ordinance that pro vides for numerous additional em- ployes such as the park department has never had before, will be present ed to the council Wednesday by the park commission. This new ordinance provides for three assistant superin tendents, landscape engineer, instru mentman, draftsman, chainmen, 20 apprentices, teamsters and other em ployes necessary for a construction de partment. The ordinance provides for a superintendent's salary of $300 a month, Instead of $200 as at present; $150 for the secretary, instead of $125, and a clerk at $85 a month. It is the park commission's plan to have the apprentices learn the art of park su perintending and work up from tho ranks to the highest position in the department. TO STOP WINDOW SHOWS To help the police Keep the sidewalks clear for traffic the police commission wants an ordinance prohibiting demon strators and other special attractions in shop windows. The commission last night asked the city council to pass such an ordlnanco. OPEN ARMY MANEUVERS JUNCTION CITY, Kas., Aug. IC— The opening tactics in the fall maneu vers at Fort Riley in which 6000 troops of the regular army and the organized militia will take part, began today. The Kansas troops took the field first. Two Kansas regiments arrived today to remain until August 26. The Ne braska troops are due to arrive next Wednesday and the Missouri and Ok lahoma soldiers In September. Brig adier General F. K. Ward has com mand of the maneuver camp. CONCEDEB DEFEAT; IS ELECTED TOPEKA, Kaa., Aug. 15.—The offi cial count of the ballots cast at the re cent Republican primary for justice of the supreme court furnished a great surprise It developed today that Jus tlce Silas Porter of Kansas City, Kas., who had conceded his own defeat, has been renomlnated. His plurality is 109 over Justice C. B. Graves. ■ ' , , ;,,- , 7 - ■'■ --, . -. ■ *. ■ ■■■■-'■-'■- •■ -.=- ■■ ; - ■ ■■. _ .-- *---• - ■ ..-■ Vv anted it'of 12 yards to™» XjffoH£/(X57r. Rmndslt^^*B*QAD¥tKXCOlL 4TK^LoZs Supt. v customer. Yard , 50. ■ . ■ »w»mw/i.uiiiii-- —■, , »? I ■""I"' | Women's $15.00 to $25.00 Tailored Suits $11.95 x tie jt\.esu't ot a ooicl - j Mid-August Clearance x^^^Mfc^S 100 Garments Involved I^^^^^^W Fall suits are demanding more and more attention. Spring and summer lines are rapidly giving away. Here's further evidence Jnlfmj^M^nf} U\//f;.i^Lj of it; 100 beautiful suits that are marked regularly $15, $19.50 fomm //^^^wf*^/ V vll and $25 will be grouped for an effective clearance at $11.95. . llioKl^^l I,,hiiW\ \^m Understand, these tailored suits are strictly up-to-date. MH^^^KSI 11 J^ |] They're made of French serge, homespuns, cheviots, worsteds^P|J|K |^B|il\*|^| and panamas, in black, blue and all the desired shades. r?^-|l IbSIII-J ll I \ i All are satin lined; all are in the 34-in. coat lengths, Jjjo 11| H ]uM/-/| j V— \ Jf with pleated skirt. You'll find them practical even for (dW^ 111 lllllu/JI I "^^Os. fall wear. Sale price $11.95. v . Jm^ lllllllllll^'l IVu Sale 200 Lingerie Mill Dresses A.r* ■ Oft Vrl^lll H Marked Regularly at IS) Zj .7/7} /I iWIV/i I $3.50t057.50-Today. *¥******'*>' 1 J|K|i// I I' 1 Do you know that it would pay you to buy one of these gar- //||||liy^^lv// H I II ments and save it for next season at this price? .For many of //« II l|[jy^m|l llf 11 i 11 them sold at $7.50. And there's ever so many of them marked >^^^||l|ff|JiJ' I| I 11 $6.50, $5, $4.50, while others are big values at $3.95 and $3.50. TlGrTjWWW^t4s I ~TJ These are .made of linen, ramie, chambray, gingham, lawn yS^-^^^^Kfc^jL^^Blt and batiste. Every favored color, as well as white. Splendid '. ?^YfrTrT^^, styles. This is a sale event worth, patronizing, $2.95. 2d Floor. v ' W • /^ Coming Wednesday Annual $1.00 Shoe Sale Conceded to Be America's Greatest Shoe Sale. Thousands of Pairs Scores of Salespeople—Wait for It. No Limit to the Number You Can Buy. »Shoes Are Fitted and Greatest of All, Your Money Back if You're Not Satisfied. ;■ •'•-.. '-.-;.' . ■';■." ' v MANY BECOME WEALTHY BY GRABBING INDIAN LAND Connive with Poor Lo's Guardian for Former's Property SULPHUR, Okla., Aug. 15.—"Every Inch of land owned by Indians is looked upon as tin; legitimate prey of the land-grabbers." This statement was made today by a member of the committee appointed by the house of representatives to investigate Indian land contracts. Besides the charges of Senator T. P. Gore that he was of fered a $50,000 bribe to "boost" the McMurray contracts in congress, the committee has been inquiring l4ito other Indian land conditions. "Some of the land-grabbers' schemes certainly will be called to the atten tion of congress," said a committoe man. v . "One man, we have learned, has be come rich. He kept a list of Indians who owned allotted land. Whenever an Indian died he rushed into court, hud a guardian appointed, and with the connivance of the guardian de manded that the land be sold under a ridiculously low valuation. For a few hundred dollars he has bought whole sections of land. This man, who is only one of many starting with no capital now owns 10,000 acres, for which he paid the Indians no ade quate compensation. "As there are in Oklahoma some thing like 20,000,000 acres of Indian lands it seems absolutely imperative that congress take prompt steps to prevent further land-grabbing." BODY OF EL PASO'S MAYOR IN STATE AT CITY HALL EL. PASO, Texas, Aug. 15.—The body of Mayor W. F. Robinson, who was killed yesterday while trying to warn firemen of their danger when the burning Cadisher building fell, was placed in the rotunda of the city hall this morning unim- police guard of honor. The funeral will be held to morrow, when business over practical ly the entire city will be suspended. The body of Fireman Todd Ware, who was also killed by the falling walls, was today sent to Sabinal, Tex. Assistant Fire Chief David Sullican and Fireman William Robinson, who were injured, will recover. OLDFIELD TO RACE IN N. Y. FOR FIRST TIME IN 6 YEARS NEW YORK, Aug. • 15.—Barney Old fipld and George Robertson will fight for an automobile driving supremacy at the Brighton Beach motordrome September 4 and 5. On these dates a series of races will be held, and Old fleld and Robertson have signed con tracts to meet in two contests each day. The races will mark Oldfleld's firat appearance in New York in six years. His races against Robertson will be over the flve-mile distance and one hour contests. REST WHILE MILLIONS WAIT NEW YORK, Aug. 15.—Hot weather caused so many directors of the Stand ard Oil company to leave the city for cooler spots that when the quarterly dividend meeting came around today there was no quorum present to act on the dividend which Is to be paid in September. The regular September dis bursement is $6,000,000. HOLLAND BUYS GOLD LONDON, Aug. 15.—Holland took $3,000,000 worth of the $3,500,000 gold available on the opon market today. The balance went to India. Tho price remained unchanged at 77s 9d. There was no American demand for gold as the rate of exchange was ad verse. OPEN INTERNATIONAL ESPERANTO CONGRESS Hundreds of Delegates from 37 Nations Attend WASHINGTON, Aug. 15.—The Inter national Esperanto congress for the propagation of the neutral language of hope for all the peoples of the earth was opened here today with hundreds of delegates from thirty-seven nations and official representatives of nine countries in attendance. The gavel which signaled the be ginning of the congress was wielded by Capt. Josefo Perrogordo, personal representative of King Alfonso of Spain and vice president of the inter national congress held last year at Barcelona. The principal feature of the day's program was the address to the dele gates by Dr. Ludwig L. SeamenhorC of Poland, Inventor of Esperanto. More than a thousand delegates are expected by tomorrow. BATTLE OVER DICE GAME; ONE KILLED, 2 WOUNDED BRANDENBURG, Ky., Aug. 15.-* Charles Gear was shot to death, Joseph Thomas was fatally injured and Pres ton' Gear crawled into the woods, pre sumably dying from a gunshot wound, in a flght over a dice game at Big Springs, Ky., yesterday. James Tate and Joseph 'Ammon, charged with the crime, are being pursued by a posse. The three- victims are sor^ of well known farmers. Preston Gear has not been found, although a trail of blood left by him was followed for some distance. TOKIO RECEIVES REPORT OF 1112 LOST IN FLOOD TOKIO, Aug. 15.—Casualties from the great floods which Inundated many districts in Japan last week and almost submerged two of the principal wards of Tokio on Friday and Saturday, were given out today after official investi gation as 1112 dead and missing. Three thousand nine hundred and fifty-three houses were washed away, in addition to the thousands which were under water during the flood but resisted the strain. Thousands of persons are homeless and dependent on public re lic:. ENGINES IN HEAD-ON CRASH BRISTOL, Conn., Aug. 15.—Two pas senger trains on the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, due at the station here at about the same time, were in a head-on collision early today. The engines were wrecked, but no passengers were injured. rv: js-: Do You Feel This Way? '_ JS i«m *SlsFS)ir you '"' *" - tire<* out ?Do you sometimes ; J#!£*^J^t!Ct'£ssVjr think you just can't work away at your profes jGffi^j/SJs^ms* llaSr^ *'on or trade any longer ? Do you have a poor ape £pm^l/ ig®r t>te> and lay owfllte at n'Sht» unable to sleep? Are fSKfiß*JSiw|H ' ifel your nerves all gone, and your stomach too? Has am- . "K**^ S sftfl \ ffiS bition to forge ahead in the world left yon? If so, you tK«]L I 'M might as well put a stop to your misery. 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Pierces medicines are op known composition. Their every ingredient printed ~ ' on their wrappers. Made from roots without alcohol. Contain no habit* forming drugs. World's Dispensary Medical Association, Buffalo, N. V. ':. CALHOUN'S LAWYERS SERVE 5 DAYS AND ARE RELEASED Liberation Is Occasion of Mid- night Banquet by Friends SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. IB.— The flvo-day sentences for contempt of court having been served, Attorneys A. A. Moore, Stanley Moore and J. J. Barrett of counsel for Patrick Cal houn, the trolley magnate, pending trial on charge of bribing supervisors to secure certain privileges in connec tion with his lines in this city, were released from the county jail at mid night last night. Their release was made the occasion of much rejoicing by their friends. Several automobiles wore lined up in front of the jail and when the at torneys came out they were taken to a restaurant and became guests of. honor at a midnight banquet. The attorneys were sentenced by Su perior Judge Lawlor during a session of the second Calhoun trial when they charged that a statement returned from the bench setting forth the court's reasons for refusing to dismiss the case was conceived and delivered with a view to its political effect. Judge Lawlor being a candidate for Democratic nomination to the supreme bench. DIES AFTER SHE HEARS EARTH FALL ON COFFIN ST. IX3UJS, Aug. 15.—Earth rattling on the coffin containing the body of her lifelong friend and neighbor so shocked Mrs. Evelyn R. Hornoyer yes terday that she fainted at the grave side and three hours later died. Mrs. Horneyer was attending the funeral of Henry David, a tobacconfst. Fainting in the arms of her husband, Charles Horneyer, a harness maker, Mrs. Horneyer was lifted into a surrey and hurried to a sanitarium. She did not _ regain consciousness. WORSTED MILL CONDITIONS SHOW GREAT IMPROVEMENT PROVIDENCE, R. 1., Aug. 15.—Mill conditions in the Olneyville section of this city, which a week ago seemed so hopeless that many operatives left the city, show great improvement today. The Riverside worsted mill opened after three weoks of idleness and tho National-Providence mills have start ed a number of additional looms. PITTSBURG SHOWS INCREASE WASHINGTON, Aug. 15.—The popu lation of Pittsburg, Pa., is 633,905, an increase of 82,393, or 15.2 per cent, as compared with the combined popula tion of Pittsburg and Allegheny of 451,512 in 1900.