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RUBBER PROFITS REVEALED IN SUIT Contest at Guayule Factories at San Antonio Show Net Re ceipts $1000 a Ton SHRUB GROWS WILD AS WEED Court Pleadings Testify That Two Plants Clear $300,000 in Seven Months _______ [Special to The Herald] SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Oct. 10.—In teresting facts relative to the produc tion of rubber In the San Antonio country have been developed in the law suit of Otto Koehler of this city against William H. Stayton of New York, president of the Texas Rubber company and the Big Ben Manufac turing company. These two corpora tions are allies and do an Immense business. The suit involves certain contracts and the ownership of stock representing several hundred thousand dollars. In the proceedings it was brought out that each ton of rubber manufactured and sold by these con cerns showed a clean profit of nearly a thousand dollar^. The rubber is made from a shrub called the Guayule plant. This plant gTows about eighteen inches In height with a spread of equal dimensions. The leaf is ong, narrow and light colored with veins running to the top of it. Above the plant are numerous lesser stems that bloom and bear seed. It flourishes best at an elevation of about 5000 feet and is found in great pro fusion along the low, rocky hills and the high tablelands of the upper Rio Grande in Brewster and Pecoa counties. The plant is gathered by Mexican laborers, who pull the shrub up. It is baled in the field like hay and hauled to the factories. Here after careful in spection it is put into a machine that cuts it into powder resembling saw dust. RISKS IJKE SCUM This powder is then transferred to the pebble mill, which is a revolving drum containing over a hundred thou sand pounds of flint pebbles about the size of an egg. Water is added and the whole mass is revolved for several hours. The macerated pulp is then transferred to a large vat, where chem icals are added and the water heated. The rubber rises to the top in a sort of scumlike molasses. This Is taken off and carried to the cleaning depart ment, where all Impurities are removed. The rubber is then pressed Into sheets and cut In sizes generally six inches square by two feet long. The rubber is then dusted with soap stone and wrapped in cloth and nailed in boxes to fit it. The shrub delivered at the factory costs about $35 a ton. The factories run night and day, em ploying about 200 men, mostly Mexi cans. The factories are known aa one drum, two drum and three drum, and their output varies according to the number of drums used. Some idea of the profit may be gauged by the fact that in this suit It is stated that between the first of last November and the first of May the two plants mentioned above cleared over $300,000 from manufactured rubber. The enormous consumption of rubber in the United States, due to the ex tenslve use of automobiles and the in troduction of rubber into other com mercial uses, has already made a large advance in the price of rubber. As this price is steadily rising, the profits of the despised Guayule plant that five years ago was considered a noxious weed and was burned up and grubbed ■up by the ranchmen will be largely Increased. The Guayule shrub also grows extensively In northern Mexico, and there are a number of large rubber factories in that country. ARIZONANS BEGIN WORK BUILDING CONSTITUTION Progressive Democrats Control Convention and Name Hunt Chairman PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 10.—With the thermometer hovering uncomfortably close to the century mark the ilfty two delegates to the constitutional convention began building today the covenant under which the last of the territories shall ask congress for entry j into the Union. The progressive ele ment of the Democrats —the wing j which stands for a constitution guar- j anteeing unrestricted rights of exer cising the initiative, rettrendum and recall —are in complete control of the assembly. This was evidenced by the j defeat in caucus of Alfred Franklin, the conservative candidate for presi dent of the convention, and the sub sequent election of George W. P. Hunt of Globe, a progressive leader. Judge W. K. Wells, choice of the minorky, received the unanimous support of the Republicans— eleven votes. A resolution was passe,i immediate ly after organization adopting the con stitution of the United States, as pro vided in the enabling act. Another resolution adopted unani mously withholds the privilege of the floor from all but delegates to the con vention. A. W. Cole, a Douglas smelter man, was chosen chief clerk of the conven tioi. President Hunt has been promi nent In the Democratic party of the territory for twenty years. He came from Missouri and was a cousin of Richard Yates, the war governor of Illinois. FIRE ZONE IS STREWN WITH BODIES OF VICTIMS RAINY RIVER, Oct. 10.—The coun try between War Road and Baudette is strewn with the corpses of victims of the forest fires. Four entire fam ilies were found dead near Baudette. Fifty men are out Investigating, but the ground is so hot it is impossible to travel over It. One hundred and ninety typhoid fe ver patients removed from Old Bau dette to shacks in New Baudette are suffering for necessities, and it is feared many will die. ■ The towns of Roosevelt and Williams are threatened again tonight, as the wind Is rising. One thousand refu gees from Pitt, Bpooner and Baudette have been taken to International Falls, Rainier, Virginia, Duluth and Rainy, River, Fully 0000 are homeless. PORTUGAL EXPELS MONKS AND NUNS Hundreds cf Inmates of Religious Establishments Cross the Border PROPERTY IS CONFISCATED Cardinal Netto Is Released from Prison— Royalist General Also Freed PARIS, Oct. 10. — The rumor via cur rent here late tonight that fresh dis orders had broken out in Lisbon, and that the illy was enveloped In smoke. No confirmation of this has been re ceived. (Associated Press' LISBON, Oct. 10.—The provisional government Is fixed in its determina tion to drive the monks and nuns out of thecountry. A decree was published in the Official Gazette today, ex pelling the Jesuits and the foreign members of the orders. Portuguese monks and nuns, however, may return to their families if they renounce their orders. Otherwise they, too, must quit the country. Already hundreds of inmates of re ligious establishments have crossed the border. The most interesting event today In connection with the edict of expulsion was the release from custody of Cardinal Netto, former patriarch of Lisbon, whose arrest, the minister of Justice explained, was for the purpose of protecting him from possible outrage. Under the decree of expulsion all the Jesuits' property reverts to the state. The property of the other religious communities will be sealed and dis posed of later. The Jesuits have enormous quanti ties of land, and in addition gold and silver church ornaments, vestments, chalices, studded with precious stones, and valuable cellars of old wines. It is reported the Irish Dominican friars and nuns, possessing a church and convent here, will be exempted. No masses were celebrated in Lisbon Sunday In any church except that of the Dominican Fathers, over which the British flag floats. Gen. Pimentel Pinto, one of the few monarchial leaders who took any active share in attempting to suppress the revolutionary movement, has been liberated on promising that he would do nothing to disturb the republic. EXPELLED PORTUGUESE NUNS WILL COME TO AMERICA Release of Former Patriarch of Lisbon Is Ordered LISBON, Oct. 10.—Dr. Costa, the minister of Justice, today ordered the release of Cardinal Joseph Sebastian Netto, former patriarch of Lisbon, who had been seized and ordered expelled from the country- Costa explained that the real purpose of the arrest was to protect the cardinal from possible outrage. The minister declared that several monasteries and convents belonging to Portuguese or foreign orders were veri table arsenals and that the activity of the clericals who persisted in ob stinate resistance to the republic has tened the order of expulsion. Antonio Almeida, the minister of the interior of the provisional government, is quoted in an interview as saying the fighting with the monks was pro voked by them, they having fired upon the soldiers and people from the win dows of the monapt> ry without a shot having been fired at them. He added that not more than sixty persons were killed in the recent revolution. The government will make a complete rhange in its representatives abroad. This will mean the retirement of Vis count De Alte, minister at Washing ton since May 1, 1902. Many of the nuns -who are being expelled have announced their inten tion of going to America. MONKS EXrELLEB Official decrees expelling the Jesuits and declaring their property confiscat ed, and expelling foreign monks be longing to other orders, were formally promulgated today. The decrees which appear in the official Journal specify that Portuguese members of religious orders other than Jesuits, who accept secularization, may remain in Portugal and return to their families, but those refusing to be comi secular must leave the country. The provisional cabinet is conducting exhaustive inquiries with the object of fixing the nationality nf persons be longing to religious bodies. The dem onstrations at the capital are being paralleled In the provinces and the re mote, country districts. From every where come reports of fetes in honor of the new republic. Tranquillity prevails throughout the country. The normal life of*the na tion proceeds. Lisbon is resuming its ordinary appearance, Business rou tine h:is been renewed. No boats nre allowed to approach the three Portuguese cruisers anchored In the river Tagua, A monument to the victims of the revolution will bo erected. 10-000 SPANISH MINERS HONOR FERRER'S GRAVE Revolutionary Flames Smoulder at Barcelona BARCELONA, Oct. 10.—A state of increasing excitement reigns In Bar celona. The success of the revolu tion in Portugal seemi to have fanned the fire of rebellion that has tmoul dered since the furious outbreak a year ago. There was the greatest animation in the streets today. The people pre tend not to notice the patrols and civil guards which r.re being strength ened gradually In preparation for even tualities on October 13, the anniver sary of the execution of Prof. Francis co Ferrer, the director of the modern school of Barcelona, who was con victed of having incited last year's revolutionary movement. General Woyler, captain general of Catalonia, admits that the strike of miners hero Is taking on a revolu tionary character. Yesterday 10,000 , miners marched to the cemetery, in the LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 11, 1910. ■ ' ■ IAWKTJ)D>ARrMEHI.SIORE WEJT.Of CHICAGO ======== Our Beautiful Cafe »> >°« watch %QjrTXvJ)Gt I \WltT)pk O A '*_£ I Hamburger Service M „ „„ 4 , the Hill Street JK I 1 1 1 lvJ\jJl\J V^/f Ph°tO StUdl° is perfect service. In quality, and is winning new friends all the time. , ■ r B n^fQllV/l W Wf.^r-wr does partlCU- prlcoa of merchandiser, court CHy and Those who come hore, come again. winaOWSr J.I Mm « £1 r attontlvcncsa from sales force to cua- They toll thoir friends and they come, „!-«, \JF **"; & larly high- tomer, in order and delivery depart too. Delicious food, perfect service, pays to View IWI#MI«iMV/ tt/»t ITirO Uin QTnrCT'B , , ments—"please our patrons" is the musk irrcsis Btlb[y Uapp n cal to^hJm them often. |( D^DW, D6HTH HILL 01 KLLIO l| class work. motive that animates all. Fashionable $25Silk and Cloth Dresses $1 /%.95 £j&\ Sketch Shows One of Many Handsome Models on Sale^ JL HWI At the close of the season values like this are not so remarkable, but to buy them now—stunning models, each showing some feature especially \rZ%&Bk\ favored by Fashion—is enough to create unbounded enthusiasm! Materials arc messalines, soft taffetas and fine French serges, cleverly trim &f|?^|» mcd with satin and having net and Persian yokes, particularly becoming styles. It will be real wisdom to buy several of these. (2d Floor.) a Sketch Shows One of Many Handsome Models on Sale^ -■. $1111 At the close of the season values like this are not so remarkable, but to buy them now—stunning models, each showing some feature especially favored by Fashion—is enough to create unbounded enthusiasm! Materials are messalines, soft taffetas and fine French serges cleverly trim med with satin and having net and Persian yokes, particularly becoming styles. It will be real wisdom to buy several of these. (2d Floor.) Third Day of the Big Special Today Only ! 'mm, OctoberMillinerySale Beautiful Combination y% %M New Lots Are Added igitliP «t ffm | A sale that grows in interest daily, and the new lots added for tion suits—those garments so , _M. /i>^rf ! - fc fl^\ today will send the enthusiasm upward with a bound! All firmly entrenched in femi- // i\ Hm M'Vv. I kinds of hats included— product of our own and New York n ; ne favor — nainsook, cross-bar dimity and / m \\ ffin& i^\l' artists; also manufacturer's samples. Note this list of regular \ crepe, in variety to please every taste, all ex- fU[ X\ Ifl / \\l' I PriCCS and SP PnCeS'' quisitely trimmed with laces and embroideries. K^?™o^JmUl *£\J/) k $6.00 Trimmed hats; very smart; for $3.95 All worth far more than this special price! "^r Vjiß^sl I*'"''! /A $8.50 Trimmed Hats, you can buy for $5.00 ' ■ ! fJii^=f?jr et ? 10'00 Trjmmed Hats,; particularly stunning $6.95 Women's TWO-ClaSp Kid Gloves In> -hi Uf \\\\ $12.50 Trimmed Hats; today's price $8.50 ;••■ • , r . \ k l>^ \ 1 $19.00 Plume Trimmed Millinery to go at $10.00 Gloves made from fine selected skins (IS3J £^ J&f l « ' I _ 1, . ,»,.,,. • j i «ti cnn —overseam sewn and perfectly nnshed. /Hl ■ _<-k fc,"^.tt (| I $22.50 Trimmed Millinery, priced only $15.00 Are in all colors _ also black and white. / g^ V * D' Sill $30.00 Trimmed Millinery; exquisite hats i $19.00 Tuesday shoppers will save much on M _X 44jf»^ $39.00 and $45.00 Pattern Hats, special at $25.00 these at this price Gigantic Sale of Brushes Today- All Kinds! Cs Another of those events for which Los Angeles people waitbecause they know it is more than worth __ Cg^»»^_ jtffik. ' W&%. /?k while! Brushes of every description— wonderful values! In most instances we have not quoted M^^^^M^^^k (^ /V^^U^X comparative values, but they are none the less remarkable! VsfcjJP^ll h*r..^:: /to ami i^*tt^js?&s£?i P-*/\_^ -.'-^^J* bristles. ¥ Hair Brushes—7 to 13 rows of renulne . \3 M KJ B^J^WWk *&! V lisi^^ rr^l^B.^ LdmJ ScV.r-..^..:-r. ~.^ A. If %lT^. Z* v „.„ rmTTqwES-With <! to 11 rows of «en- A - A/ v CLOTH BRUSHES-^ith solid ebony backs;a aa SHAVING BRUSHES-The famous RubbersetA- /\/v ulneVff^eneultC^rlsUes 11 An Bexcefientsl # oO I!.".^?!V..T.^f..?" d..^.'f^J sl.oo ""«• Today they will be on sale for $1.00 value y ' — — I HIGH-GRADE UNDERMUSLINS 48c-NEW BELTS 25c-AND WOMEN'S NEW FALL ====== SKIRTS $3.98— THE BASEMENT STORE ======== suburbs and placed wreaths upon the tombs of Ferrer and the revolution ist Garcia, who also was executed in consequence of what has come to be known as "Bloody Work. Violent speeches were made by the miners' leaders, who charged the cleri cals with responsibility for the execu tions A spectator who shouted It was your fault as well as the clericals." was seized by the miners and had been beaten almost to death when he was rescued. The military and police forced the manifestants to return to Barcelona In small groups. SPANISH PUBLIC FEARS HORRORS OF CIVIL WAR Government Is Concerned About Possible Riots on 'Ferrer Day' MADRID, Oct. 10.—Premier Canale jas' warning to parliament that the agitation of the clerical and anti- c eri cals among the worklngmen was likely to plunge Spain into a civil war has not served to ease the mind of the public, which daily la debating the possibility that the flame of revolu tion will overlap the frontier and en gulf this country. The reported messages of Alejandro Lcrroux, chief of the Republicans at T?arc<;lona, to provisional President Braga of Portugal: "Start revolution. We will take care of ours,' 1 is wide y printed in the radical prows and Indi cate* Republican plans for an uprising. The government feela the deepest anxiety at the approach of Thur.-day, October 13, which is now popularly known as "Ferrer day," when it is f. are.l the manifestation* marking the first anniversary of the execution of Professor Ferren will develop rioting. All requests for permission to hold Ferrer meetings of protest are refused. VATICAN SURPRISED BY PORTUGUESE CENSORSHIP ROME, Oct. 10.—Much surprise was expressed at the Vatican today when cipher dispatcher containing import ant Instructions to the papal nuncio at Lisbon were returned to Cardinal Merry del Val unsent, with the ex planation that the international bu reaus of telegraphs at Berne, on re quest of the republican government of Portugal, had suspended, aa it is entitled to do by the International bureau, all cipher message*. The pro hibition includes messages in code to the diplomatic corps at Lisbon. This action is considered as almost unprecedented by the Vatican, and as indicating that the provisional govern ment does not feel Its position to be .secure. REPUBLIC PROCLAIMED IN PORTUGUESE COLONY WASHINGTON, Oct. in. — Consul Chamberlain telegraphed to the state department today from Laurenco Mar quez, East Africa, that the governor general of that colony continued In of fice under the new Portuguese regime; that the republic had been proclaimed throughout the provinces, and that the transition was peaceable. The recent general circular note to the powers from Provisional President tiasra announcing the new republic, has not been acknowledged by the "Washington government, but will be In a few days. MANUEL TO VISIT ENGLAND GIBRALTAR, Oct. 10.—Kins Manuel of Portugal and Queen Mother Amelia decided today to proceed to England. They will leave probably In a few days, but are undetermined whether they will travel by land or sea. The Italian warship Regina Elena arrived hera today to take on board the dowager Queen Maria Pia, whojvill go to Italy. LAZARIST PRIEST ALIVE PARIS, Oct. 10.—The French Lazar lst priest Espinouze, who was believed to have been killed at Lisbon with Superior Frague, is alive and un harmed. He had been for three days in the Portuguese capital and then es caped to the Spanish frontier, whence he telegraphed to friends here. DIRECTORS' CONVENTION MEETS AT CHAMBER The directorate of the Convention league met at the chamber of com merce last night to consider methods for interesting the public in the busi ness of the organization. Secretary Wiggins stated in his re port that a guaranty fund would have to be secured if effective work were to be done. He said he had much ex perience in soliciting funds and had learned that a repetition of calls upon the business men does not bring the desired results. His plan, as outlined at the meeting, was to have every wholesale and retail organization, every railroad, bank and hotel get busy and subscribe such amounts as could be spared for convention pur poses during the next two years. He declared that only a bUßlneulke man ner of management will succeed in such matters, and he showed how much easier it would be on the mer chants if they were only culled upon for a small assessment from time to time than it would be to donate some thing every time a convention met here. H. Z. Osborne, commander of Stan ton post, U. A. 11., and a director of both the chamber of commerce and the Convention league, spoke of his recent trip to Atlantic City, where he made a determined effort to land the encampment for Los Angeles In 1911. He said that even though Los An geles did not get the coveted prize, it did get a lot of advertising from the veterans. He said the boaid walk in Atlantic City looked like an ani mated crowd of Los Angeles boosters. WOUNDED MAN FOUND ON STREET DIES AT HOSPITAL Masamino Cerbantez, the Mexican who was found Saturday near the Los Angeles-Pacific station, in Hill street, suffering from various wounds indicted In an unknown manner, died in the county hospital yesterday afternoon. The man was picked up Saturday morning and rushed to the receiving hospital, where medical assistance was rendered him. Later In the day he was removed to the county hospital. Noth ing whatever, except his name, is known of the man, and although every effort is being made, the officials hays as yet been unable to locate any relatives. BELL AND SPELLACY CHEERED AT EUREKA Democratic Candidate Chal lenges Hiram Johnson to Match Records EUREKA, Oct. 10.—Theodore A. Bell, Democratic candidate for gov-' ernor, addressed an enthusiastic au dience in Armory hall here tonight. He arrived this evening after a two days' automobile "trip through Mendo clno and Humboldt counties. He is accompanied by Timothy Spellacy. nominee for lieutenant governor, and other candidates. A stop was made this afternoon at Ferndale, where 801 l spoke to those who gathered about his automobile. Tonight the Democratic leader denied the statement of his opponent that he has withdrawn his opposition to rail road influence in state politics. He de clared he would eliminate this influ ence, if elected, and then proceed to the industrial development of the state. He challenged Mr. Johnson to match records with him. Many were unable to gain admis sion to the hall tonight. Delegations were in attendance from far back in the mountains. After the meeting Bell held a reception in the hall and at his hotel. Tomorrow he will speak at Blue Lake, Korbel and Arcata and in the evening at Fortuna. SPEEDERS CONTRIBUTE TO LOS ANGELES TREASURY Six Automobilists Fined $25 Each for Violating the Law Nine automobilists appeared before Police Judge Frcderickson yesterday in answer to charges of violating the speed ordinances, preferred against them by Motorcycle Officers Coe ana Gardner. J. C. Webster, Alfred Thompson, E. N. Roe, H. G. Krohn, W. J. Hellan and E. B. McCarthy pleaded guilty and were fined $25 each, which they paid. George Morris plead ed not guilty, had a trial, and was found guilty. He will be sentenced this morning. C. J. Coberley was given until October 13 to enter his plea. R. C. Chambers, Jr., son of a re tired capitalist of Hollywood, who was slightly hurt in an automobile acci dent at Sixteenth street and Harvard boulevard Saturday night while en deavoring to evade arrest by the mo torcycle officers, was certified to the Juvenile court for his trial. It will be hold this morning at 9:30 o'clock. He was released under $100 cash ball. Miss Louise Giroux, the 17-year-old daughter of Gidoon L. Giroux, a mining man living at 2766 West Ninth street, was with Chambers at the time of the accident and was also slightly Injured. The young couple were endeavoring to escape from Motorcycle Officers Coe and Gardner when the accident oc curred. Young Chambers, Instead of complying with the request of the of ficers to halt, drove the automobile the faster, and at Sixteenth street at- tempted to cross the railroad tracks without slowing down. The front tires blew off and the automobile was sent plunging into a telephone post and the occupants hurled through the air. HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER REPLIES TO CHARGES Claims No Evidence of Misman- agement Was Found George H. Blxby, chairman of the highway commission, is a letter to the board of supervisors yesterday, made reply to the charges against him. He was in the ea3t when the charges of the advisory committee were made. He states in his letter that he Is ready to co-operate with the supervisors In any action they deem proper and that, if desired, his resignation will ht hand ed to the board. Bixby praises the members of the commission and tho engineers who have been connected with the good roads work. He expressed the opinion that ne evidence of mismanagement was found. The letter was received by the board without comment of any sort and was filed. HIS ONLY LEG BROKEN, MAN NEARLY STARVES PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 11.—Having been without food and water for two days and suffering from a broken leg, John McAleoce, 61 years old, of 1947 Wakeling street, Prankford, was found lylny on a sofa in his home yes terday by neighbors and sent to the Prankford hospital, where he is in a serious condition. McAleece, who has only the one leg, conducted a cobbler's chop In the one story frame building where he made his home. He started to go out Into the yard in the rear. To do so he had to go down a flight of four steps. He slipped on the top step and fell to the bottom, breaking his ankle. Somehow he managed to crawl back into the house and pulled himself on the couch, where he remained until his neighbors missed him and made an investigation. Ayer's Hair Vigor Benews Stewart's Elevator jolf^h. Is one of the best money-saving 'J|S?k| 1 M \ ML devices in town. Good dressers £j m I& UK know this and are having $30 « ■ fUm. _^ suits or overcoats made to order j|§§SJ *WM HT C Third Floor Exchange Bldg. S[SS,S^^ . . »¥M-' J -.J UJII G4-i-«»ts OPEN KVKMMiM. Third and Hill btreets takb klevatok. HIRAM JOHNSON COMES BACK TO THE OLD HOME Sacramento Warmly Welcomes Its Native Son, Republican Nominee for Governor SACRAMENTO, Oct. 10. — Hiram Johnson came here tonight. "Glad-U- Kum" was the greeting shouted by banners from every vantage point about the state cajiitoi building, where an Informal reception in the assembly; chamber was held. The meeting was the climax of a triumphal parade up tlio Sacramento river today, during which all the more important river towns from Antioch to Sacremento were made ports of call. Practically the entire population at all the stopping places gathered to hear speeches of varied lengths by the candidate. Three hundred Republicans of John son's birthplace—Sacramento—went by chartered steamer down the river to meet Mr. Johnson. The two boats dipped ensigns at Courtland, while tho local delegation through its battery of cannon gave the candidate welcome with a governor's salute. Several hundred Sacramentans, -with a hundred or more automobiles were at the landing when Mr. Johnson arrived here at 6 o'clock, an hour behind schedule time. The candidate was bundled into the leading automobile, by his side his father. Assemblyman Grove L. Johnson, for the trip to the capltol. At the meeting in the state capltol Mr. Johnson made no reference to poll tics, although he had during the day paid much attention to the Southern Pacific's influence In the state. Tho speech was the shortest of the cam paign, consisting of Just exactly 225 words, in which he merely thanked his old friends for the reception ac corded him. DEITZ WANTS ATTORNEY MILWAUKEE}, Oct. 10.—John F. Deitz sent a telegram today to Mayor Emil Seidel of Milwaukee, asking the mayor to get a competent attorney to defend him. The mayor said he would take the matter up at once.