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COLLECTOR SHOT; ROBBED OF $155 Insurance Solicitor Held Up in Business District While Get ting His Auto IS WOUNDED THREE TIMES Many Motor Cars Within Block and Pedestrians 50 Yards Away at the Time Held up by two men who confronted hin? in the dark alley in the rear of 921 South Main street at 9:40 o'clock lust night, Philip A. Armenta, an in surance solicitor, living at 509 West Broadway, Whittier, was shot three times and then robbed of $155 and sev eral important documents. At the time of the holdup more than a score of automobiles were lined up In front of the Majestic theater, loss than a block away, and persons were passing along the streets scarcely tlfty yards distant. With the blood streaming: from two ■wounds in his left hand and a j gash in his left ear, through which a bullet passed, Armenta staggered to the Ninth street entrance to the alley and almost fell into the arms <■!' E, 1... Masterson, an employe of Pain theater, who had just stepped out of a lunch room at 120 West Ninth street. H. P. Vallikett, proprietor of the lunch room, joined Masterson, and the two hailed Dr. E. 11. Russell, who was passing in his auto, and the injured man was taken to a drug- store at Ninth and Main streets. Later Ar menta was taken to the Pacific hos pital. Armenta had made a number of col lections yesterday, and at 9:30 o'clock left tin; downtown district and started toward the private garage in the rear of 921 South Main street, where he kept his auto. He entered the alley and reached the garage at D:4O o'clock. He was fumbling In the darkness for tin' lock to tin- door when iK 1 was startled by a command to hold up his hands. Armenia turned quickly and saw two men standing in front of him. One of the pair—a tall man about six feet one inch in height—held a revolver, while the other —a short, stockily built man about five feet eight inches in height—stood near him. The insur ance man took in the situation at a glance. Without hesitation he sprang at the tall man, seized him by the throat, and, being- a powerful man, was about to throw the bandit, when the other man yelled: "Let him have it, quick!" The tall robber swung his revolver toward the body 'if Armenta and fired three shots in rapid succession. The lirst. two bullets struck the victim in the left hand and the third shot tore a hole through the lobe of his left ear. VICTIM I>AZEI> BY SHOTS The detonation of the shuts, fired at range, and the pain from the bullet wounds dazed Armenta, and ho ered back to the wall of the gam .i leaned against it in a helpless condition. The men hurriedly searched his pockets, lirst rilling the pocket in which the wallet containing the money was carried, then ran south in the alley to Tenth street. Armenta re mained leaning against the building for several seconds, then staggered north to Ninth street, where he gave the alarm. At the time of the holdup the after noon watch had gone off duty and the members of the night watch were on their way to their respective beats, none of the men having reached his district. Sergta. Tyler and Hartmeyer, who hurrying to the scene of tho holdup, stopped the chief's auto at Seventh street and Broadway and hur riedly Informed the police executive, who, with Mayor Alexander and the members of the police commission, were on their way to their homes. Chief Galloway, who was driving the auto, directed his course to the place Where tho crime was committed. The. detectives were unable to find any dew as to the identity of the bandits. They are positive, however, that the men are familiar with the habits cit' Armenta and evidently fol lowed him to the garage and held him up In (he inky darkness of the narrow thoroughfare. Mi's. A. I>. Hoffman, proprietress of a rooming house at 930% South Broad way, heard the shots and rushed to the real of her place. She told the police that she heard the men running to ward Tenth street but was unable to see them. The physicians attending Armenta say he is not seriously wounded. CLAIMS UNDERTAKERS CHANGED WIFE'S COFFIN Widower Sues Funeral Directors for $5000 Damages phoenix, Oct. 24.— E. E. Bridge man filed a suit for J.'.Ouf) damages against Easterllng & Whitney, a Phoe nix undertaking firm. Mrs. Bridge man died July 3 ai Los Angeles and the b'dy was senl h llni <1 box to Phoenix, where it was buried by the defendants, The plaintiff alleges el an intuition that the metal lined box had been exchanged for an ordinary box, and he. reopened the grave and found It so. An interesting feature not mentioned in the com] but told by acquaintances of Bi man that the •intuition" was a dream Cor three successive nights in which the wife appeared and told him the I>"\ had been stolen. The undertakers made the follow ing sratemi n1: "The plan is customary to bury a in the usual wooden box, as the once opened metal-lined box has hi rved Its purpose and Is no longer air tight. Brldgeman should have ob ■l this fact a 1 the funeral, and nlso that In settlemi 'it of the expenses lie was allowed (20 on the bill for the .. which the undertakers are privileged to v n, 1 ut never have; and ' nally, thai his net outlay to them for the funeral was only $5." KILLED ACCIDENTALLY BAN JOBE, Oct 24.—Louia D. Costa, manager of th" Costa 'Tinning com pany and brother of Jarring D. Costii, president of the Costa I anh of this city, '■ ntully killi .1 by th <'liarf, rp of ■<- shotgun In hla automobile this afternoon. \.n employe had ju.st •tepped out of the machine to <>pon a gate when the j?un slipped from the seat and. waa discharged. TENER CHARGES CRIMINAL LIBEL Pennsylvania Nominee Governor! to Procure Arrest of North American Editor ATTACK BUSINESS INTEGRITY National Public Utilities Corpora-j tion Pacific Coast Involved in Accusations (Associated Ptmm) PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24.—John K. j Tener, Republican candidate for ernor of Pennsylvania, swore out a warrant t< lay for the arrest of E. A. Van Valkenberg, editor and published of the North American Publishing com pany of this city, charging him with criminal libel. The warrant was not] I, but counsel for Mr. Tener s nt a Utter to Mr. Van Valkenberg in forming him of the action taken anil notifying him that a hearing in the case would be held Friday. The warrant is based on an attack begun by the North American October IS against Mr. Tener's business In tegrity. The charges have be< n re- i it. rated daily. briefly they assert that Mr. Tener 1 was "a friend and associate of swindlers." It is charged that Mr. Bener, at the time a member of con gress, sold his name to the National Public Utilities corporation so that he could be exploited as the president of the corporation. For this, the chir^es aver, he agreed to act ept $5000 a yi ar in salary and was given $50,000 worth of stock In the concern. CHARGE PAPER RAILROAD The charges characterize the Nation- ' al Public Utilities corporation as B "fraudulent and swindling corpora tion," which is supposed to he Interest ed in Pacific const development and the owner of a projected road In Ore gem known as the Astoria. Seaside & Tillamook railway company. The charges further declare that this is a paper railroad, having no physical ex istence. In subsequent publications the North American printed names of certain men connected with the company, who, it asserted, were either convicted or un convicted swindlers. The newspaper also cvharged that iUr. Tener with sev eral business associates sold a con trolling interest in the Security Life and Annuity company to a man it do dared to be a swindler and that the latter merged this company with a concern which had headquarters in Chicago. Mr. Tener issued a long formal state ment last night denying the charges made by the North American. He ad mitted that he had been connected with the National Public Utilities cor poration for about three months and added thut he severed his connection with the company because of pressure of business in connection with his du tlea as congressman. He also admitted having received $r>o,ooo in stock, which he said he returned. He added that he still believed the company to be le gitimate. FAMOUS WRITER PREFERS FISH YARNS TO POLITICS Samuel G. Blythe of the Saturday Evening Post Visits Los Angeles Samuel <' Blythe, one of the fore most political writers in the Tinted States and creator of "Who's W rho— and Why," In tho Saturday Evening Post, is in i.os Angeles, on his way back to Washington, I). C, from a fishing trip he has been enjoying in Montana. Incidentally, Mr. Blythe ifl looking over the political situation here iinil in Arizona, cspecialy the latter state, in view of informing all readers of the Post within a few week 3of just what is sure going to happen here politically. At the Alexandria, where he is stay ing, last evening Mr. Blythe would not taik about politics or anything con nected with them, until he had finished telling liis In test fishing yarns, and at press time he had not finished yet. In company with William I^oeb, col lector of customs for New York, and Robert E. Davis, editor of Munsey's Magazine, Mr. Blythe has been In Mon tana, camping and fishing along tho banks of the Madison river. As a re sult he can talk nothing else now but trout, and he claims —even offers to bet the family bank roll and what he can raise by pawning his reputation— that he lias discovered the only real bona fide trout hole in the world. Several of his friends here were pet ting back ut him on one of his various troul stories yesterday by reciting a little incident which occurred the other day. it seems Mr. Blythe wrote n. let ter to a friend here, end not having his typewriter with him had to write It free hand. That is where he "got in bad,' 1 for he dated it "Madison River" In such a wobbly scrawl that it looked extremely like "Martini River," and now his friends here will have It no other way but that the f mmus writer was really on "Martini" river ami not trout fishing at all. Mr. Blythe will remain several days here and then go on to Arizona. *-»-* FIND BODY IN RIVER SACRAMENTO, Oct. 24.—With his pockets and trouser legs weighted with rocks, the body of Thomas Fay. former owner of a cheap San Fran i lodging house, was found in shal low water .if the Sacramento river here today, The body had evidently been In the water about a month, and In the nee of any marks of violence a ner's jury returned a verdict of suicide. AFFIRMS $203,129 JUDGMENT PANT FRANCISCO, Get. 24- Judgment for $203,129. Riven the St. l.ouis Mining and Mill- Ing company of Montana against the Mon tana Mining company by the United States district court of Montana, was affirmed here today by the ninth district circuit court of appeals. The damage emit arosa over mining claims. 5 CHOLERA DEATHS IN ROME ROME, Oct. 24.- Bight I*',, taaei ol cholera are officially reported In the. last twenty-four hours. Five deaths occurred in the same period. LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1910. =========^||UR6ESri)tPARTM[WTSIO(I[WESrOF.CHICAGO ===== ■n tnn •»* Try the Facial i ———.—— A Little Longer I£2 T^aXt^BOSSfi Massage, with^ I Our New Cafe Little Longer about "ew ii/>>rw\l/Ai t vo/r/iv»)l vibrator- Our Mew Laic kjllllU I^UUgCI Profit sharing >Sf |T X |M fell V \X/l (/A7t\ a regular $1 and the most wonderful display of toys P^ in the /l^^lllVVWl/WwtO treatment- is not surnptuou,. but «^tW to be seen in the West will be ready for Advance credit f i "V^^f- Q J"^ 7 --y Fold seXmusic. s'urroundC you to enjoy. Our special toy buyer se- Dept.? An ex- mI « I 111 I CTnrCTC Expert | afe ft]l that could be aaked . Tnos6 who Suir ■J«SSPiX& ana such t« 2% dividend BROADW, EJGHTH;& HILL STREETS L o Pe r ra^ o n r mi Pn- — c—nagaln- Ask about it. ■>"* a vate rooms- « — ; ' "~~ Extraordinary Millinery $Cf§ Another "Ebell" Model $150 Look Where You Will, You'll Not Find Other Hats °oW A Model of Th%P^PH I% t S^J.ff n^ i"JJ t n v *J of Such Quality and Beauty for This Moderate Price *** \ °J\ Favor at Once! Especially Graceful and Dainty It's impossible to exaggerate the importance of this sale ! There are at (V \ \ A kid button boot with patent tip and Cuban heel This; has a flexible least 150 hats-not one but which is smart in style and rich in general VJN&A sole, which insures comfort even though you walk congntwusly It s a effect. Not the ordinary $5.00 hats-but hats that give the impression V^<\ new Fall model by the way and we « a notion that it of it be the to of costing a lot more! Styles for street, suit or dre%S. They're excep- \ Jfev V°; of all walking boots th.s season lh* neatness of it appeals to tional! You'll save much here! Today, remember! V^JW one at once. A $5.00 effect for only $3.50. An Exceptional Dollar Sale The Bedding Sale News I Fine English Jardinieres Of SilkS and DreSS GOOdS We will add another line of bargains that areas Samples $1 to $7.50 Tl,fWccr™/1e delude mannish suitings 44 /ft* -g enticing as" those already advertised. Replenish We haye jugt opened th|s fcig sample Hne _ al , entlrely new 111CL/lcaa VJUUII» to 54 inches wide; storm *IT H your bedding closet now —and save. shapes and decorations. The colorings are exquisite—beau serges 44 to 52 inches, 54-inch broadcloth and 54-inch /JL ' _ _ ' ; _.- . *mg^ tlfully blended effects in various shades! Being samples tC e^i;:^-?, l;:^rplv^ ar :.-i;;n S ;-i-n-,-at;;; 1 + 85c Seamless Sheets at 79c «*„ 7 Tr > « a «■«* «™*« ana The bllkS leaves and colorings; yard-wide black \Z UxW-6*e of the best known makes. A heavy, firm >»ye priced the same vay. they are not I^^^ taiT. t;i nn.l bciiutiful cashmere de soie in every de- fTO X quaiitv torn and hrrmned only marked mucn lesrf tnan rt'Pullir- but «lL^§l' sired shade. Yard " i'llimv<: n!/p 4.-x;;C; iirm»tltrlicili each 1<"» there is only one of a kind—so we'd advise y^W^W ' ji line Cambric Muslin; »« In.lies: ...ft. l»i<-!i.-lwt ••••••••• ... , t '''. you to see thorn as early as possible! T^^S^ ———————^———-^——^— —— / jmi j.^n ( . i.g nt sheetln«r» — l . eqllo t», Mohawks, l.oiiHdnle and Fruit of you to see uicm as cany as ponsiu. 22=1 1 _ _ Aj» j-««tf« /Jll^jt the ''"•"" at lowest prices. . _ _ 4 . $20 and $25 Silk dff Wool Nap Blankets Rugs of Character and Quality and Wool #1 C #H' «w*ii«i««o»«o,»«-« 3-50 Moderately Priced uuu i T vvi 7k H "% S-^^ Splendid blankets: soft, heavy fleece. White, tan, gray; Standard grades in artistic designs and colorings. HrafiCDC •JljF MA F pink and blue stripe borders- - . „, The kind of rugs that you enjoy having in your L/ItJSoCJ) • • iT £$££&&& Wool Blankets—Fancy plaid and all white. . .$5.00 home, at prices it is a pleasure to pay. Some listed i:<m »mM Wool Nap Blankets— 72x84 or 66x80...53.75 here a garment event of an importance it is fS&jS^::..;. Comforters—Size 72x80; silkoline covered.. .$2.50 ' T»,, iec _i_ D, ior *h/% s* P*r\ impossible to overestimate. Smart models W^SMlf Feather Pillows—.2s and $1.50 values; $1.00 9x12 Body Brussels mig . lU:'7f* Si I for street wear and semi-dress occasions Al IIR/ few —-— _____—— Other Sizes at Proportionate Cost «(r VF • %J Vf »=':tEHHEH lif Amoskeag Gingham Aprons SSr^'Z^S win find the dress you want among these. «rtjMilp? A. Notice particularly the materials and finish of these woven with especial care. liasy to clean. Uur staple shades and dainty pastel tones are <3^iju^j^ M\ aprons! It's useless to try to make them when you stock is especially comprehensive; many patterns here in wide variety. Dresses that have JpSiKOfVf'? can buy them like this! " in vall sizes. the clever little stylo touches that distin- « ' ''.„ A\M ' . jm. mrt _ , ,-,» ,r» WTH***. Dmn ' guish them from the commonplace and J '•/ « Made in neat fitting, gored styles. Some r* J~" SCOtCh WOOI KUgS WlltOll make them appeal to women of refined /fl '•':' X have ruffles on skirt. Certainly extra values / We carry an extensive line When you need a rug, serv and discriminating taste. 1 || at this price hi U\j °A s Ti?^^£^o?- ZT^Jfln^&Xt - — ~ — ~ ~ /il& luv I For 6Oc we harth^u fltted princess r l\ 5 fin inr^r^ P vs^ a. zsr^gssA % c It AVI! RPO*Pnt I inr<JPf< Jiff!-- i V, ¥' that many prefer- These are exceptional llff . able for bungalow and mis- Oriental and two-tone ef rVU^ai XXCgCIU. V><Ul3Cia M\r- ) r\ value. See them l/y V sion homes. fects. A $2.65 model that conforms to and, where ' !32 i I V* M" 9x13 feet *}9.«J B|« ffii*l2t '"* $45.00 necessary, builds the lines ||h/» HZ f I- 1 Full length Princess style in gingham and fP" 2" H^9 feet "IXmS «5 bm."i«M **''.''■' •'• •" *™» of the ideal figure. Well IjL I ,\}J -^ff->r^a. black and white percale. Also pink and blue lf% "^ I • Mx6S Inches .'.'.".'. **»• size 6%x9 feet *«2.50 made and carefully boned, ajj chambray with bib vJ %-7 V/ "*3* lnehe* »2.«> Hize 4',4x0 feet ". $10.09 and an extra special value " *~" . vyr ' .»—rmirTr ■^—————~—^——■—«——— I Women's $1.75 Linen Tailored Waists $1.19— 1n The Basement Store | CORONER PROBES DEATH CHAUFFEUR Auto Runs Into Bank on San Pedro Road, Turns Turtle, 5 Occupants Underneath SAX PEDRO, Oct. 24.—Coroner C. D. Hartwell conducted three inquests to day Henry W. Schober, a chauffeur, wag killed last night on Vermont ave nue, nearly a mile north of Weston street, by the overturning of a seven* passenger Bulck car. r'chober was hired to run the machine by Dick Wil son of Bakersville, who came here yes terday afternoon, accompanied by W Wilson of 9% North Fair Oaks avenue and C, Kohen of 114 North Broadway, Pasadena. Here they were joined by Mrs. L. P. Jeffries and Mrs. Lou Wright, who runs a rooming house at 405 Front street. The party went from here to Re dondo Beach, and after remaining some time at the Casino there started back about 8 o'clock. They lost their way and went north on Vermont avenue after leaving Weston road. At a ranch house they were given directions and started back at a high rate of speed. There is a fork in the road where the accident occurred and Schober did not make the turn in time. He ran the machine into the bank and it turned turtle, pinning the occupants under neath. All the occupants got from under the car and were uninjured ex cept Schober. One of the men had to cut his trousers and coat to pieces to get out. The three men raised the car and found Sehober dead. Dr. Blanche Bol« ton was called and brought the women back to town. It was nearly two hours before another machine with Officer C. N. Sparks were able to find the three men shivering In the cold watching over the corpse. The remain! were taken to Bryant's undertaking parlors. At the police station Wilson said that the machine was owned by Henry Spllker and Julia Kueen, who run a road house four miles from Bakers ville, at the corner of Eighth street • and Marlcopa road, and that he had been employed as manager of their saloon. The Kueen woman came down today to recover the machine. Singu larly it was not injured. The verdict of the coroner's jury was that Schober'H death was caused by a hemorrhage. There were no marks on his body save one bruise on the back and an indention over the temple. Schober's grandmother, Mrs. C. C. Moore, lives at San Gabriel. A postal card from his mother, residing at 61 ' We.st Chestnut street. Chicago, was found In his pocket asking him why he did not write to her. The remains will be shipped to Chicago. Another Inquest was held over the body "' Charles Berg, a donkey engine driver on the schooner Andy Mahoney, who was run over and killed Friday night at Wilmington by a Long Beach car. The other was that over the body of Frederick Alonzo, 'a Mexican who was drowned yesterday afternoon at Brighton Beach while bathing. All cases were declared accidental, and no blame was attached to anyone In any of them. « GIVES UP FEDERAL LICENSES KNOXVILLB Term., Oct. 24.—Forty proprietors of soft drink rtandl today rave up their government liquor li censee following the declilon of the Btate supreme court Saturday that the holding of a federal llquoMfcense wan prlmn facie evident* In Tennessee of Illegal sale of liquor. Ton can buy It. pernapi at many place*, but the.' « one BEST plac« to buy lt-*nd that SALESMAN ROBBED OF $10,000 WORTH OF JEWELS CHICAGO, Oct. 2*.—James C. Foster, a salesman from Columbus, Ohio, com plained to the police today that he had been robbed of two sample cases con taining; $10,000 worth of Jewels, while he was In a hotel lobby here. According to his statement he left the sample rases on the floor In front of the cashier's desk to step to the cigar counter. When he returned • minute later, they had vanished. BOARD FAVORS RAISING AGE ON SCHOOL TICKET Educators Receive Request from Students to Increase Limit on Special Rate Tlie request of the student* of the high schools in Los Angeles, asking the Los Angeles railway to increase the age limit on half fare school tickets over its lines from IS years of age to 21 years of age, was presented to the board of education last evening at its regular meeting and received the hearty indorsement of that body. Under the present regulations, stu dents more than 18 years of ago can not buy schuol tickets for use in go ing to and from school at the half fare rate. The students, in presenting their re quest, set forth that few students graduate from high school under the age of 18; that many of the ones past the age limit are in poor circumstances and unable to pay full fare twice a day; and that the rule limiting the ages of students to IS encourages fab rication on the part of those who de sire to secure ticket books. It was further stated that the state law pro vides for the education of children up to the age of 21, and the statement w.is made that the railroads should not deny privileges to boria fide students. The board voted to forward the request to the Los Angeles Railway company. together with a letter from the board heartily indorsing tlie request A motion was passed to accept the new hall of Bdence at the Hollywood high school, holding out $1736, however, to Insure the proper finishing of the Iniil'ling by the contractor. The ooard handled the usual routine of business, accepting the reports of the various committees as they Stood, and also the report of Superintendent Francis. ♦ » » OBEDIENCE "Alice," called mother from tho kitchen window, "take this basket to the orchard and bring me some apples to make pies." Alice was sitting in her swing on tho large, shady veranda, but &he did not go. "Alien, have you brought tho ap ples?" asked her mother, when enough time had passed for her to have done the errand. "No, mother. I'm going in a minute." Mrs. Clark came to the doorway, and seeing some chickens in the yard, called: '•Collie! Collie!" A beautiful (lop responded Instantly to the call and drove the chickens out of the yard. Mrs. Clnrk returned to her work, and Alice took a basket, and with Collie by her side wont for the apples. the dog »he said: "I've learned n lesson from you today. Collie. After this I'm going to obey, too, as soon as I'm called."—lnez Wilson In the Sun beam. RUSSIA REFUSES U.S. AND ENGLAND Proposal to Arbitrate on Cargo of War Prize Oldhamia Is Declined ST. PETERSBURG, ■ Oct. 21.—The Russian government has declined the English proposal to arbitrate tha steamer oldliamla dispute and the American request for compensation for the cargo on the ground that the de cision of the lower courts that the cargo was contraband was final. The British steamer Oldhamia was captured by the Russians May 19, lUOS, during the Russo-Japanese war while bound from Yokohama \\ith a cargo of kerosene consigned by American citizens. On May 27 the O'dhamia was recap tured by the Japanese in the battle of the Sea of Japan and taken to Sasebo, where her cargo was sold. At the preliminary investigation by the Russian government in answer to the representations of the British gov ernment it was said the capture of the Oldhamia was because of the presence of contraband, either shells or machin ery, in her cargo, the uncertainty being, due to the similarity of the Kussian woids describing these objects. The case was eventually transferred to the prize court at Libau to facilitate the representations on behalf of the claimants. The car&o, valued at $123, --000, was the property of the Standard Oil company. The prize court decided the steamer carried no explosives and f<*f.^ in favor of the American consignors and appointed arbitrators to determine the damages. This was not satisfactory to the Man chester and Salford Shipping company, the owners, and the Standard Oil com pany, who demanded a total compen sation of $500,000, md appealed to the supreme prime coutt of Russia. Thl court rejected the appeal and gave the Standard Oil company only the right to take legal stops to recover the cost of empty cases. DIX DENIES CONNECTION WITH WALL PAPER TRUST ALBANY, N. V., Oct. 24.—Repeating his assertion that he is not and never tiiis been connected directly or in directly with any wall paper trust, as alleged by Colonel Koosevelt, John A. Dix, Democratic nominee for governor, In a statement tonight demands from the former president "the apology which one gentleman owes to another for even involuntary misrepresenta tion." Mr. Dix states that he never had any connection with tho Standard Wall Paper company, which was a defend ant in an action before the federal supreme court. That company went out of business, he said, in ISO 3, and the second Standard Wall Paper com pany, of which Mr. Dix la now a director, was organized and bought, among other properties, the plants and manufactured goods of the old Stand ard company. "This whole business," said Mr. Dix, "affords another example of the reck less manner in which the former president of the United states mlauaei the great standing which he acquired by his eloctlon to the presidency, to misrepresent those who oppose him in tuiy way." PASSING FIREMAN RUSHES BURNED LAD TO HOSPITAL STOCKTON, Oct. 24.—While lie wi watching a burning pile of leav.-s and adding fuel to the blaze with his fiot, the clothes of Frank, tho 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hanson of 1:222 East Channel street, caught lire this morning, inflicting injuries which will probably prove fatal. Neighbors who were attracted to the scene by the child's screams stood helplessly by until Frank Bell, a fire man, chanced to pass while exercising his horses. He tore the clothes from the child and rushed him to the emer gency hospital in the hose cart. The child's body was terribly burned and his recovery is doubtful. PAPER ATTACKS CHIEF IN UNION CONTROVERSY Sensation Caused at Fresno by Article Printed in Industrial Workers' Oroan FRESNO, Oct. 24.—A sensation was created here today through the dis tribution of the "Industrial Worker,'' the official organ of the Indu trial Workers of. the World, in its covert reference to "attacks" by a local af ternoon newspaper, which editorially condemned the organization's cam paign for free street speaking. The paper stated that while it was to be hoped that all would refrain from vio lence, such publications often supplied the psychological suggestion for com mitting dynamite outrages. The paper also lampoons Chief of Police Shaw in some, verße and has aroused some opposition from union labor men by referring to 'scab unions'' opposed to the I. W. W. Five men were arrestrd tonight for attempting to speak on the street. All but one gave American names. Toll makes forty-nine I. W. W. men in jail. With the other prisoners, the number of cots have been us d up and the jail authorities ar ■ not dispo-ed to purchase Bleeping accommodations for men who seek arrest. CENSUS BUREAU REPORTS EMPLOYE'S DEATH RATE Tuberculosis- Heart Disease, As cidents, Claim 37 Per Cent WASHINGTON, Oct. 24.—Tuberculo sis of the lungs, heart disease and ac cidental violence caused more thnn 37 per cent of the deaths in 1909 among workingmen in the census bureau's death registration area. The same causes led to 39 per cent of the deaths from all causes among the occupied females. The census bureau in a bulletin to day says that of a total of 210,507 death! among gainfully employed males, typhoid claimed 2.2 per cent; apoplexy and paralysis, 7.3; heart dis ease, 11.9; pneumonia, 8; Brlghta dis •ase, 8.6; suicide, 2.6, and accidental, 10.5. Among: the occupied women' the per centage included tuberculosis, 21 per cent: typhoid, 2.8; cancer, 8.1; apo plezy and parulysls, 5.9; heart disease, 10.3; pneumonia, 7; Brights disease, 7.3; suicide, 1.6; accidental, 3. 2. 'WOMAN'S LOGIC SECURES PARDON Texas Matron Pleads Husband Would Have Been More Crim inal to Let Family Starve r Special to The Herald] PAN' ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 24.— The pardon board of the state of Texan lias listened and bowed to a twentieth century Portia. Unlike Shakespeare's heroine in "The Merchant of Venice," Mrs. Sidney Leftwlck is married, anil her husband was in the penitentiary. The argument she presented for her husband's pardon was entirely femi nine, but her woman's logic moved the hearts of the pardon advisors and on their urgent recommendation tl>e gov ernor signed Leftwlck's release restor ing him to citizenship. Mrs. Leftwlck contended that when the family of a man is starving, the husband and father is more of a criminal if he let! them starve than if he becomes a thief for food. The wife appeared after the long argument of an attorney had failed to secure favorable action upon the ap plication. Leftwlck was sentenced to the penitentiary from Parker county, Texas, last April, for a term of two and a half years for burglary. His wife came from Poolville, where she. was trying to make a living for her self and three small children. Simply she gave a little history of her hus band's case and of the tribulations of the family before and after hla con viction. They were in destitute cir cumstances and the husband, despite unwearied efforts, had failed to get work. When the babies were bo weak they could hnrdly totter and the wife had grown ill from want of food, In his desperation he broke Into a smoke house, procured some bacon, sold it, and with the money bought food for Ills family. Almost Immediately the theft was discovered and Leftwlck was arrested. The wife took In washing but was unable to get enough work to support herself and young ones. She worked as a farm laborer in the fields, picked cotton and did the hardest kind of manual labor. Finally she wrote the governor asking that he please allow her to take her husband's place In prison, suggesting that "Sidney' was better able to provide for the babies." She told him she was growing 111 and did not know how long she could keep on hef feet. This letter was followed by a personal appeal, and this was her argument: "He would have been more of a criminal had he not stolen under the circumstances than he was in stealing for us." The pardon board Investigated Lrft wlck's prison record and found that the superintendent had given him "a clean bill of health." The governor Immediately attached his signature to the pardon. ATTACK STRIKEBREAKERS KANSAS CITY, Oct. 24.—Stones wer» thrown at five strikebreakers employed by the Missouri Pacific railroad by a crowd of union sympathizers, In Kan sas City, Kas., tonight. Two men were hit, but not seriously hurt. They wero leaving the company shops for a wallc when the attack occurred. Strikers de ny they had anything to do with tho trouble. The non-union workmen re treated into the shops. FREIGHTER OVERDUE NEW YORK, Oct. 24.—Fears are felt here for the safety of the steamer Silverdale, a freighter of the Amer ican-Cuban Steamship company, now eight days overdue on her trip from Brooklyn to Havana.