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SHOWS THAT S.P. GOVERNS SHERIFF Harris, Democratic Candidate, Drives Home Truths to Los Angeles Voters CALLS DEPUTIES CRIMINALS Old Charge Against Lips and Murrietta Made Basis of Sensational Speech W. T. Harris, Democratic nominee for sheriff, was the principal speaker at a meeting hold at 2782 West Pico street last night. A good-sized crowd heard him. Other (speakers were CO. Hawley, nominee for state assembly man from the Seventy-second district, and Edward C. Mayham, nominee from the Seventy-third district. In the course of his speech Harris earn: "I think that it has been proven to the satisfaction of a large majority of the voters of this county that the office of district attorney is completely under the domination and control of the S. P. machine and its boss, Walter Parker. "I make the charge, and without fear of successful contradiction, that there is not an office in this county, with the possible exception of one, that is not as completely under that control as is the district attorney's of fice And that the degree of that con trol Is only measured by the amount of patronage distributed in the of ricop. "Of course I am most interested in the sheriffs office and I charge, and stand ready to prove that that of fice is not second in its subserviency to the machine. POINTS TO THE moor "I want to call your attention to one appointment, made by Mr. Ham mel, which .should prove to any fair minded person that my charge is true. That is the appointment of Calvin Hartwell as under-sheriff. This ap pointment was made by Hammel im mediately after Hartwell had been re pudiated. Hartwell was the machine nominee for the office of assessor, be ing pitted against the late Ben Ward. There was not then, and there is not now, any question as to where Hart well gets his orders. The trail be tween his and Parker's office is a.s plain as the nose on your face. And it was this man whom Hammel ap pointed his under-sheriff, immediately after his election. Does anyone sup pose that any man would have ap pointed Hartwell to any postiion un less compelled to do so? "A more recent appointment, which further proves the machine control of the sheriff's office is that of Walter Lips Lips received his appointment as chief of the fire department under an administration that was elected and absolutely controlled by the S. P. machine. When the present city ad ministration took office, it. was found that there was something radically wrong in both the fire and polio de partments, and it was not long ere Lips was dismissed. Of this gentle man I will have something further to Bay a little later. Within a very few days after Lips had been dismissed from the fire department he was ap pointed a deputy sheriff by Mr. Ham mel. Thus does this machine take care of its own. l JUDGED BY HIS COMPANY "I wonder if Mr. Hammel would like to be judged, as to character, by some of his deputies. It is an old and true paying that a man may be judged by the company he keeps. We find Mr. Hammel in the company of two con fessed criminals, and these criminals are deputies in his office. Undoubt edly you have heard or read of the 'Eddy affidavit, 1 which has been pub lished In the city press and read from the platform by Thomas Lee Wool wine and others. That affidavit charges the dismissal Of a criminal charge against a county official who confessed renting his property for im moral purposes, a crime under our laws But do you know who that of ficial Is? Dv you know that he is now and was at the time that the confessed crime was committed a deputy in Sheriff Hammel'a office and the sheriff knew of the charge and confession? The case mentioned in the affidavit is Case No. 81,743, us shown on page 272 of docket No. 58 of Judge Chambers' court, and is en titled The People of the State of Cali fornia against Juan Murrletta. "I have said that I would have some thin- further to say concerning Walter Lips. On the 19th day of June, 1909, Walter Lips, then chief of the lire de partment of this city, sold three horses, belonging to the city, for the sum of <.,,, and received therefor a check for $210, drawn on the United States Na tional bank, signed by A. L. Painter. POINTS TO RESIGNATION "I.ins cashed this check, as shown by the Indorsement on the returned check, and took and still keeps for his own use and benefit, the money received, thereby commiting the crime of em bezzlement of city funds. The fire com mission called Lips before It and told him of the evidence In its possession, and that he would have to stand trial before the commission. He confessed to the commission of the crime and resigned rather than stand an investi gation. An affidavit of one of the. lire commissioners, statins these facts, ]: where I can use it for proof or these statements, and I am Informed that there are others of the fire commission who will swear to these farts. Does Mr. Ilammol wish to be judged by the company with which he has surround ed himself? "Speaking to the reform Hepubllcans! present, I want to say. without doubt you are desirous of having Thomas l.cc Woohvlne elected district attorney of this county. This is as it should be, but don't elect him and then handicap him by electing a sheriff who is not in accord with him and his principles. "It is surprising that my opponent hris the nerve to come before the peo ple of this county and, in the face of the facts, ask for the support of the honest voters. If he asked for the sup port of the criminal classes, I would be the first to say to you that he should have that support by reason of the favors shown them. COSTLY TO TAXPAYERS "And, Mr. Taxpayer, what do you suppose that this kind of a mlßadmin lst rat ion is costing you? Do you know that the sheriff of this county is re ceiving at least twice the amount paid to the governor of this state? Do you know that he is receiving at least five times the amount which would be paid, for like service, by ny private firm or corporation? "I am going to give you figures on the amount that tho sheriff of Los lea i oun( hnd i" 1 <Vi so 1 v. were nol n you cannot sai ocratic claptrap. Mr. Urowno, a dc- tpctive in the office of the district at torney, said in a newspaper Interview that the oftlce of sheriff paid thnt offi cial at least (120,000 per year. Mr. De la Monte, who m a Republican as pirant for the nomination for the of fice of sheriff, says that the office is worth at least $40,000 per annum. "These, are the conditions which ex ist in the office of sheriff, and which T promise you, wfl] exist no longer if I am elected to that office. "Every law on the statute books of this strife v ill be enforced, and enforced in a just manner. Every man or class of men will be accorded a square deal, no more and no less. And every dep uty appointed will be fitted and quali fied to till the position to which he ia appointed." STATE WINS I.C. TAX SUIT OVER MILLIONS Court Rules That Railroad Must Pay Illinois 7 Per Cent of Earnings SPRINGFIELD, 111., Oct. 28.—1n de ciding today on the demurrer of the Illinois Central Railroad company to the suit of the state of Illinois to col lect back taxes from the road, the su preme court ruled in favor of the state on all but one point. The court holds that the charter agreement of 1861, under which the railroad was to pay the state 7 per cent of its gross earnings, is a con tract and that, the 7 per cent is not a tax in the legal sense. The court holds that practically nil Income of charter lines as well as the trunk lines forms the principal on which the 7 per cent shall be paid to the state. In the matter of back taxes the court holds against the state. Under this ruling the $15,000,000 which the state sought dwindles to about $1,000,000. From 1905 on the court lays down the rule for accounting by ■which the state, it is estimated, will receive $2,000,000 revenue annually from the road instead of $1,000,000 or loss as at present. $2,000,000 IN GOLD RECEIVED FROM ALASKA Bullion Carried Through Seattle Streets in Rickety Old Express Wagon SEATTLE, Oct. Oct. 2S.—Two million dollars in gold bullion was received from Alaska last night. Most of it was brought by the steamer Victoria from Nome, which had $1,900,009 wortii. The Jefferson, from Skagway, had $lno.ooo. A crowd of 'longshoremen carried t:i Imps.:; ami sacks down the gang plank and loaded them Into an old ss wagon, the springs or which sank lower and lower until one of them finally snapped. Then the rickety wagon drove slowly up the street to the express office, where the gold was stored for the night. The express company uses an ordi nary spring wagon for hauling gold shipments, in order not to attract at tention. Included in the gold received fast night was a consignment of $103,500 from the now Iditarod district. This makes a total of more titan $700,000 brought down from the new camp this season. 4000 MEN ARE WINTERING AT IDITAROD: CAMP RICH SEATTLE, Oct. 28.—0f the throe. tons of gold bullion that arrived from Alaska, by steamer last night $620,000 was from Iditarod, which district has sent out $850,000 tor the season. The output excels that of the first season of any other northern camp. Nearly four thousand men are win tered in the camp and are well pro vided with food. Jafet Llndeberg, president of the Pioneer Mining com pany of Nome, estimates the Nome output for the season was $4,000,000 exceeding that of last year. FEWER WOMEN IN NEXT GENERATION, CENSUS SHOWS CHICAGO, Oct. 28.— That the next generation in this city will contain many more men than women is fore - d by the scattering returns from the church census just taken by the inty Sunday School associa tion. Tho figures are incomplete, but It was learn.-a yi sterday from reports of several census enumerators em ,l that while at present there are 11 v, omi ti than men In Chl there are not nearly so many girls as boys. The report of a census enumerator of one i übdivision In the Twenty-fifth in that subdivision it women nnd 1184 adult men, 123 young \ letween of 13 and 18, and 188 young mi n iiet : i. Of chll between 3 and 12 years only 131 girls, while Zi'J. are boys. Reports from oilier precincts In oth'i- parts of the city show the same i id ■■. ATHLETE FROM OXFORD WINS $1000 FOR INJURY CHICAi 10, ■ let. 28 Frederick Tt- King, an Oxford university graduate, •. golfer and all-around athlete, was awarded di ; $1000 in the municipal court yes* ... •■ b part of his D damages from i -.- Railway company for ■red to his left ebruary, when he was :i from his scat in a street car ■- thi ii ick. King Is injuries prevented him from playing in golf matches. EXPRESSMAN AWARDED $15,000 FOR FALSE ARREST NEW YORK, Oct. :.%—Fifteen thou sand dollars i; the price a jury at Mineola, Li. 1., has decided Mi's. Mary Martin, of this city, must pay Robert vis, an expressman, 'or causing his arrest on a charge Of stealing a $3000 necklacei from her home when he a lied there to set a trunk. Mrs. Martin failed to press thn charge before the grand Jury and Davia was never indicted. I LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 20, 1910. AERO CLUB WILL HONOR NIPPONESE Southern California Aviators to Entertain Sailors of Mikado EXHIBITION FLIGHTS PLANNED Aviation Meet to Be the Biggest Feature of Visit of the Japanese Fleet Aviators of the Aero Club of Cali fornia may take part in the reception to the Japanese fleet, their part being to give an exhibition flight in honor of the sailors. A committee of Jap anese attempted yesterday to secure the services of some of the aviators, but President La V. Twinning and of ficers of the Aero club proposed that the Aero Club of California give a matinee, meet nt th.^ Motordrome dur ing the visit of the lleet and permit the Japanese sailors to be present as guests of the club. The aviators who have machines liore expressed their willingness last night to take part in such a m"et. From a mere exhibition flight which had been planned by the Japanese committee, the project has broadened out to :i big meet In honor of the vis itors. Aero club officers said last night that they believed this feature would be one of the biggest attractions dur ing the fleet's visit, as the Japanese are greatly Interested in aviation and it Is the ambition of the sailors to witness a flight of the wonderful ma chine birds of the air. MAY OTTER BIG PKIZK The Aero club will take full charge of the meet, appoint a reception com mittee, provide cups and make the Japanese feel at home. If the plans of Borne of the officers are agreed upon by the club, by tho time the fleet, visits here there ought to be four or five aviators Hying at tho Motordrome. The club is sure of throe, Charles F. Walsh, B. F. Roehrig and J. J. Slavln, and the probabilities are that Glenn Mai tin. George Duesler and C. H. Day will iv ready to fly and will enter the meet. All these men, with the ex ception of Martin, are to be at the. matinee meet at the Motordrome, where they are perfecting th<>ir ma chines and getting In good trim for the Japanese licet. Walsh and Roehrig are expected to do the bulk of the work and are to try making distance flights in prepara tion for a stunt which the officers of the Aero club propose as the big event Of the meet—a flight to the battleships and return. It is to be proposed that the fleet anchor off Venice or Del Rey, in shore as dose as possible, and that a bis- prize be offered for the aviators who By out from the Motordrome, over the water, around the flagship and back to the Motordrome. This is a big stunt to ask of the amateur aviators of the Aero club, but it is a prize worth striving for, and it Is believed that either Walsh or Roehrig can ac complish tlio feat. With this end in view, both Walsh and Roehrig expect to fly In endurance tests at the Motor drome Sunday. If the matinee meet in honor of the licet is finally decided on all the aviators Will work hard from now on to perfect themselves for the test. BOSTON HERALD RECEIVERS ASK PERMISSION TO SELL BOSTON. Oct. 28.—Preparatory to the reorganization of the Boston Her ald company, the rcceH'ers of the com pany have asked the United States circuit court for permission to sell the assets of the company. It is stated that 99% per cent of the unsecured in debtedness lias assented to the pro po |i d sale. The property will be sold subject to an outstanding mortgage lien, and provision is made for the protection of such parties not before the court as may have their rights determined by tho court within four months. In the reorganization of the Herald company the property will be taken up largely by the existing bond holders who held the $1,GD0,000 bonds out standing. STRIKING IRON WORKER CONVICTED BY JURY B. F. Connors, a striking- iron worker, wan found guilty of a charge of bat tery by a jury before Police Judge Williams in the University pollco court yesterday afternoon. The jury delib erated for half an hour. Connors was sentenced to $50 or fifty days. Unable to pay the. line, he was committed to jail. He lias already passed fifty-two days in jail pending his trial. Connors was arrested on the :norn- Ing .of Beptember 9 near the Hall of rds building a few hours after the discovery of several sticks of dyna mite at that place. ][c was an ■ by Patrolman Charles E. Abel, whose suspicions wire aroused by <'minors' actions. When asked want his busi ness was he is alleged to have struck tin patrolman on the jaw and ran. JANITOR ARRAIGNED ON DIAMOND THEFT CHARGE Perry Emery, janitor in a West Sixth Btreet apartment house, who was arrested Thursday night by Detective Hawley on b charge of grand larceny, nan arraigned before Pollci Judge Roae yesterday. His preliminary hear ing was set for November 9 at 10 id tils ball was .set .it $500, which he was unable to furnish. Emery is accused of the theft of a diamond and opal stickpin from tho ments of J. M. An who is employed In the Boston Dry G store. Emery states that he stole the pin to • ■ ' money to support his a wife and three children, l lie ukh unable to do on $30 a month, which he was getting. SAN JOSE POLICE CHIEF STOPS CHINESE GAMBLING SAN JOSE, Oct. 28.—Chief of Police Kldder announced last night thai result of years of work the San Jo department lias at lai I ed in clearing the city of Chinese lot teries. Kidder stated that a representative of the Six Companies called on him to endeavor to secure :i change In liis policy of fighting the Chineso lottery, i>m Bald the lot! would be abandoned when Informed thai the police had no Idea of aban doning their campaign against them. $3750 Purchase ® Sale Jewelry i~*Zzf~^^f2^ B^^ SALE SATURDAY—MAIN FLOOR O >|"^^^v a***^ >^^v >«w/^i^ a 10,000 pieces and no two alike — a direct im i W Wfcm&t J*§!!^kS^~^is W\m port purchase of the Complete Sample Lines of a & I if X^^^fi^^^^y^^^S^L^ M leading foreign manufacturer of highest grade, I \^^^Mwf Jl^J^ll S^S^^^^b IWi exclusive Jewelry Novelties; also exquisite '•I^S^^K^^oMi®^^r Pi American designed articles-to be sold as \sm&M^ *^^^^J IIP bought, HALF PRICE AND LESS. >^^*^^^^iS. vi^y J^^^ I OOK ahead NOW and buy Christmas Jewelry, for the opportunity is ono 15 UT fSSSSSHi L not likely to be repeated soon. Every single piece is in superb condl- ' tlon and represents the world's latest fashions in popular price Jewelry. German Silver Mesh Bags ® Purses Hand-Made Beaded THESE are the Genuine Stamped German Silver Meshed Bags and Coin Purses so much ■ - Qi%fi>|« ' - in vogue with Fashionable Women. They include all the newest engraved and hand- UC&jCd chased designs— sizes. Ordinarily you'd pay as much again for them as the f £? prices quoted below. m, EAUTIFUL hand-made Beaded Bags In a big variety tf ■» of patterns and colors. Also Silk Lined Velvet and $1.50 Mesh Bags. 75c $5.00 Mesh Bags $3.00 Beaded Opera Bags in black and brown. $2.00 Mesh Bags $1.00 $8.00, Mesh Bags $4.00 Imported Samples at Half and Less $3.50 Mesh Bags $1.95 $10.00 Mesh Bags $5.00 Regular $1.00 nun »i.95 Regular $7.50"na«» $4.50 '■ ' 2 : ~~~ — ' ' Regular $6.00 Bags $3.85 Regular ¥9.00 Bag» *5-00 Brooches, 1 Bar Pins and Every Other Sort DAII<UHIT muiL -„,«, mv <~.,~- 01 =0f a ill ' ' " £'*-*M?^£'&&^"'^P CHOICEST imported Sample Lines of Handsomely Designed Brooches. Bar Pins, Veil' /&%£'' <&£2r&f!s *«-"* Pins Beauty Pins, Belt Buckles and other useful trinkets. Only one of a kind. f^S «^ JW n Thousands to choose from at HALF PRICE. U«^ 331-33&39&& SciltH BPOadWOff NOVELTIES _ , „ NOVELTIES • "BOMBTHJWO NKW BVKBT DAT." 60c T»<r»lr? Nov«-lti« *5c $1.60 Jewelry JfovelUe* ■•Job I i »KOO j"weiry Novellle. :..::::::::::. ; ,bo 0 »8.00 Jewelry K.vem M . ; *lJ«0 v —--^ J.P. MORGAN OF JAPAN COMING TO LOS ANGELES Baron Mitsui Not Going to Buy Imperial Cotton Crop, Ad vance Agent Says The private car Pilgrim will arrive in Los Angeles this morning at 8:30 over the Santa Fe route from Grand Canyon,, bearing Baron Mitsui, the J. Plerpont Morgan of Japan, his fam ily and retainers, acording to J. Naga shima, San Francisco agent for the Mitsui company, who Is in Los An grles to meet the head of the great Japanese business house of that name. The baron will remain here until (iiJIO in the evening, when he leaves for San Francisco, whence he will sail within a few days for his home in Japan. During his visit here the Japanese will make a sightseeing tour of the city and suburbs in an automo bile. Yesterday at the Alexandria, Naga ehima denied that the baron was coming to Southern California for business purposes, stating emphatic ally that he was here only for pleas ure. It was also denied that he would make any bid for the cotton crop of Imperial valley while here, as rumored some time ago. BKACH MOTOR SERVICE DISCONTIKCED Salt Lake Route motor car service leaving Los Angeles at 7:55 a. m. and 3:13 ji. m. for Long Beach and San Pedro, and similar service returning, will bo discontinued tomorrow, October 30. Change of time of other trains November 6. THIS NEW— 1911 Packard Limousine Now on Exhibition in Our Store Is to Be Given Away at DESMOND'S Corner Third and Spring Streets, Douglas Building Call and Tell Us Where You Wish It Sent! OPEN UNTIL 10 P. M. OPEN UNTIL 10 P. M. MRS. DAISY TURNEY KRAUSS RELEASED ON $1500 BAIL Claim Return of Woman to Jail Would Impair Her Health After listening to lengthy argu ments by attorneys for the prosecution Police Judge Warren Williams in the University police court yesterday al lowed Mrs. Daisy Turney Krauss, charged with shooting Franklin H. Griffith on the morning of September 12, to be admitted to bail in the sum of $1500. Judge Williams fixed that amount as her bail before her prelim inary hearing, which was held Tues day, and at that time the question arose as to the amount of bail re quired after she was held to answer to the superior court. Deputy District Attorney Veiteh, for the prosecution, contended that inas much as a grave offense had been com mitted and that Mrs. Krauss was a "dangerous" woman to be at large, ball should be set at $3000. George Ilarker, attorney for Mrs. Krauss, in his argument before the court, stated that his client was on the verge of a nervous collapse and that if the ball was raised she would be compelled to go to Jail, as she could not furnish that amount. He also stated that if Mrs. Krauss was to to return to jail it would greatly im pair her health. RUSSIA EXPELS 66 JEWS ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 28.—Sixty six Jewish artisans were expelled from St. Petersburg today on the ground that they were not following the trades which would entitle them to live out side the restricted district set apart by law for their habitation. ARRESTED MAN SAYS WIFE IS WEDDED TO ANOTHER Railroad Engineer Faces Battery Charge After Family Jar M. L. Roberts, a locomotive engi neer, will appear before Police Judge Rose this morning for his trial on a charge of battery, filed against him by his wife, Addle Roberts. He was in court yesterday and was released on his own recognizance to appear in court this morning. From the facts laid before the dis trict attorney, it appears^ that Roberts refused to live with his wife several weeks ago, when, he says, he learned that she was married to a man whose name he gave as C. W. Lindquist In Portland, and from whom she has not obtained a divorce. He also Btates that Mrs. Roberts and her married daughter went to his house at 588 Ma ple avenue several days ago and at tempted to loot the house of his fur niture and belongings. He appeared at the house as they were ransacking the place, he alleges, and he declares that his wife struck him on the head with a beer bottle. Mrs. Roberts, on the other hand, alleges that her hus band committed battery in endeavor ing to eject her from the house. LARGEST RUG ARRIVES NEW YORK, Oct. 28.—The largest rug ever brought to this country has just been received here. I; is a Persian carpet from Kirman province, meas uring 75 by 50 I'eot and weighing al most a ton. The fabric ia 70 years old and required sixty-fly© years In the making. WOMAN MAKES $75,000 ON VENTURE IN REALTY Jeannette Donovan of St. Louis Records Purchase Which In dicates City Prosperity Profit of $75,000 within seven years on an Investment of $60,000 goes to a woman whose faith in the greatness of Los Angeles is unbounded. Jcannette G. Donovan nf St. Louis, through the agency of It. A. Rowan & Co., has purchased from Fanny K. Kelley for $135,000 the property at 633 --587 South Main strict. The lot is on the west side of Alain street, partly covered with one-story structures, which were not considered in the deal. The buildings will be removed within sixty days and replaced With hand some modern structures. Mrs. Kelley purchased the property just sold through Rowan & Co. seven years ago for $60,000. The property was then used as a residence by Mrs. J. C. Rowan, who had paid $2500 for the lot many years before. The $135,000 sale was at the rate of $2700 a front foot. KILLS WIFE, BABY AND SELF ST. CL.AIRESVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 21 --— BlarllU Nachoulter, aged 25, killed his wife, aged 21, and baby, aged 2 years, today, and then shot himself. ♦ . » MERE LIBEL "I don't fool myself by a profit on jm per," declared the coal baron, "Tours la on the elate, oh?" suggested the other half of tho Rketcli.