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ASSESSOR EXPLAINS TAX AMENDMENT; REALTY BOARD SUBMITS ARGUMENTS Campaign Committee of State Organization Upholds Measure, But Official Declares It Unjust Because It Would Place Corporations in Class with Limited Rate The Herald this morning in a spirit of fairness to both sides in tho controversy over the proposed tax amendment No. 1, to be voted on at the election tomorrow, publishes the views of City Assessor Mallard, who argues against the amendment, nnd of the campaign committee of the Associated Realty Board of California, which upholds the measure. City Assessor Mallard's statement holds that the proposed amendment is unjust for the reason that it ploces corporations in a class with a limited tax rate and releases them from taxation when their income stops. The cam paign committee of the roalty board favors the proposed amendment, attacks Assessor Mallard's figures and declares that by the new system the state will receive from the corporations more taxes than they now pay. The statements of Assessor Mallard and the realty board follow: City Assessor Mallard's figures on the proposed tax amendment No 1 are, in part, as follows: The direct tax levy on the people of this state is about seven and a quarter millions xtt dollars. Prof. Carl C. Plehn, to prove that the corporations will pay enough money into the state treasury to counter balance this seven and a quarter millions, makes this statement: "On the contrary, the amendment will increase the taxes of the cor poration affected by three and one half million dollarlV' In other words, his claim Is that this proposed law will double the taxes on these corporations. Following is a fair example of what effect tax amendment No. 1 will have on corporations: FIGURES 1"KOM COKI-ORATIONS For the Information of the public, I have carefully compiled the fol lowing figures. In making up this statement I have taken the official tax roll to show exactly how much taxes these seven corporations will pay this year. 1 have taken 'their sworn statements as to their gross incomes, and calculated at the rates provided for in this proposed .sec tion, and deducted the interest and sinking fund. The result shows that these seven corporations will pay this year tajccs amounting to $1,197,056.08, and that if senate constitutional amendment Xo. 1 was in force at the present time they would pay to the state $44«, --692.46. In other words, the state would receive from them $750, --360.63 less than they are now paying by the ad valorem system. How ever, this statement of the propo nents of this bill that they will raise the taxes of the corporations of this state is as unfounded as all the other statements they have been making to the people. Amounts these corporations would pay to Under present state under ad valorem gross earnings system. system. L. A. Ry. Co J20C.579.G7 J112.7C5.04 Home Tel. Co 65.R18.02 14,660.31 Pac. T. & T. C 0.... 58.336.24 12,163.01 "L. A. G. & B. Corp. 197,955.62 73.C60.93 Pac. L. & P. C 0.... 110.004.35 8t.T50.T0 6 Cal. Edison C 0.... 211,631.44 60,822.41 Pac. Eltc. Ky. C 0... 315,630.84 117.U90.00 Totals J1,197,036.03 $446.«i2.45 CLAIMS I'ROrOSITION t'NJCST In addition to the $446,892.45 these seven corporations would pay into . the interest and sinking fund ac counts of the >ocal governments $234,000, making a total tax which they would have to pay of |680, --fiM.45. This, deducted from the '$1,197,036.08, which they will pay this year, would give $r,16.3G3.63 net profit in one year to these seven corporations. This proposition which is being offered to the public to vote on next Tuesday, la unjust for the reason that it places the corpora tions in a class with a limited tax rate, and releases them from taxa tion when their income stops. For instance, if the corporations were tied up with strikes, the general taxpayer, who would have an un limited tax rate, would be com pelled to pay the taxes to maintain the local city and county govern ment, pay for police protection for the corporations and then pay to the state the taxes which the cor porations did not pay. CANDIDATES ANNOUNCE ATTITUDE ON SUFFRAGE WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—More than 20 per cent of the men nominated by the Democratic ami Republican par ties as candidates for congress are In favor of suffrage for womi n, either in full or partiully, according to the congressional commit', t the Na tlona] Woman Suffrage association. The committee lias conduct.■■! vass by mail. The request Cor an ex pression of opinion was n ! ponded to by ISO of the C 72 nominees addn ]^uli suffrage is favored by 107 can didates, sixty-four of whom an Dem ocrats and forty-three ): Twenty-ono Democrats and I Republicans favored partial suffi Only nine nominees declared ' selves opposed to any Knd of suffrage for women. These t« A non: jmniittal reply cami from seventeen Democrats and eleven Jit publicans. A majority of nomini - alifor nla, Colorado, Idaho, Kai . > ikla hoaia, Wyoming and Utah answered In favor of full suffrage. U. S. C. GLEE CLUB WILL TOUR EASTERN STATES University of Soutl California glee club is going to assert itself dur ing the coming year. For three yens the club has been under the manage ment of Clark A. Moo of Whiuter, and his untiring efforts have made the business end of the club most success ful. For two years Mr. Lcttoy Jepaon has been the club's music I director, and to him more than aii.v one else can be laid the increase in the popu larity the club has enjoyed. Ills well kno-.n musical ability as d director and as a soloist has added the finish* irig touches of musical perfection to the work of the she club and caused it to be recognized more widely than ' ever in musical circles. At present time negotiations re in progress for an eastern trip ;o be tak en during the summer of 1911, The itinerary will Include various stops between Los An:' am! Chicago. Only the arrangement of a few de tails is necessary to make thia trip an assured fact. The increase In pres tige the club and alia the university will gain from a trip of this nature Is difficult to estimate. It'll an tier to secure a MrH.n In a m*<l automobile, through want advertising. <■• it Baed to be — and (till I*—to ncun a bora* and card*** The campaign committee of the i Associated Realty board of California j replies to Assessor Mallard in i art as i follows: It had been confidently expected that City Assessor Mallard's prom ised analysis of the proposed tax ation amendment would be as frank and as fairly stated as have been the facts and figures propounded by the taxation commission, of which Professor Carl C. Plehn of the chair of economics of the Universi ty is the expert secretary. That Mr. Mallard has not kept the faith is profoundly disappoint ing. His "summary" in the Ex press of Friday evening, Nov. 4, is wholly misleading and bo far from the truth that his perversion of the facts gives rise to grave suspicion that the city assessor is willfully attempting to deceive the taxpayers of this city and couniy. That this is not surmise, but is founded on Indisputable evidence, let any unprejudiced person de cide after reading the incontrover tible testimony, based on sworn statements on file, which are here offered in refutation of Mr. Mal lard's deceptive figures: ARGUMENT BASED OX INQUIRY No "wild statements" have been disseminated as he alleges, in sup port of Constitutional Amendment No. 1. All the arguments and the statistics in proof are the result of the most careful and searching inquiry, avoiding all guesswork. The high standing of Professor Plehn as a tax expert is, in itself, enough to controvert Mr. Mallard's unworthy inuendo in this regard. To the contrary, the only "wild statements" noted are those he himself has made and in evidence ot this let the 'tided parallel table speak. Mr. Mallard 'lenie's that the proposed amendment will raise the taxes of corporations, and, in alleged substantiation, ha states that under the new "gross earning" system the leading local public utility companies would pay to the state as follws: State tax. l«ns Anpreles Railway $112,765.04 Home Telephone Co 14,660.31 Pacific Tel. & Tel. Co 12,153.01 1.. A. Gas and Elec. Co 72,550. Pacific Light and Power C 0.... 69,750.76 So. Cal. Edison Co C 6.522.41 Pacific Electric Railway C 0.... 117,990.00 Total J44C6D2.40 COMPANIES' GROSS RECEIPTS What are the facts? From sworn statements of several corpo rations it Is shown that the goss "receipts"that Is, every do lar these companies receive, from any source whatever, must pay its pro portion of the tax to the state— for the fiscal year, in city and county, in round figures, was as follows: State tax. L. A. Railway, J4,600.000®4pct $180,000 Homo T. & T., tl,o27,oofl®3Hpct 86,945 Pacific T. & T., $1,250,0005i3>;pct 43,750 1,. A. Gas & Elec., »2.860,000@4pct., 118,000 Pacific 1.. & P., J1,950,000@4pct 78,000 Ho Cal. Edison, 13,«07,000©4pet 96.250 Pacific Electric Ry., |4,565,00004pct.. 152.000 Total $734,175 Mallard's figure! 446,(i52 Actual difference ignored $287,483 What is one to argue for the re mainder of Mr. Mallard's equally disingenuous "analysis?" Having Juggled the figures in these in stanc i it is fair to presume that the city assessor has been quite as "careless" In other directions. That he has been remarkably in different to the facts is demon strated by his preposterous state ment that the new system, had it been in force, would have resulted in 1908, when the rate was 40 cents, in a deficiency of revenue equal to ten per cent of the state needs, which in Los Angeles county would amount to $531,400 on its $531,400550 of assessed valuation. Mr. Mal lard asserts that when the propon ents of the measure were "cor nered" regarding this they admit ted that the general tax'ayrs would have to make up the differ- v ence to meet the state's current expenses. The proponents of the measure never admitted there would be any .such deficiency. This is another of Mr. Mallard's "straw men." I This is best answered by review- Ing the gross income of the corpo rations. Based on their t ital re ceipts in 1909, the taxes they would have paid into the state treasury would have yielded a surplus of about half a million dollars. Instruction to Voters How to Vote a Split Ticket : If you desire to vote for any or all of the candidates indorsed by the Good Government organization, or for any other candi dates wttose names are found in the column headed "Independent Nominal ion-," the only safe course is to stamp a cross (X) oppo site the name of each candidate of your choice FOR EACH OF FICE ON Till-. BALLOT. It is not safe to stamp a cross l'N ANY PARTY CIRCLE if you wish to vote for candidates whose names are found in the "in dependent" column. It is better to be safe than to be sorry. How to Vote for Judges: There are three judges of the superior court to be elected for the full term, one judge of the superior court to be elected for the unexpired term, ami <>iv- judj,re of the district court of appeal for the unexpired term. If you do not wish to vote your party ticket straight stamp the cross (X) opposite the names of three candi dates for 'he superior court, full term, and one candidate for the superior court, unexpired term, and one candidate for tljp district court of appeal, unexpired term. The law has many complications. Your will can be best regis tered and the counting of your ballot best assured if you use the STA.MI' OPPOSITE THE NAME OF EVERY CANDIDATE WHOM YOU DESIRE TO SEE ELECTED, totally disregard ing the party circle. GOOD GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION, i ieorge B. Anderson, Secretary. LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 7, 1910. Chairman Russ Avery One of Many Republicans Who Urged Woolwine to Become Can didate for District Attorney Another evidence of the fact that Thomas Lee Woolwine, the Good Government nominee for district attorney, is the choice of no faction but is supported generally by all advocates of decent government and honest administration of the people's affairs, is found in the letter from scores of prominent citizens of all parties which was presented to Mr. Woolwine before the primaries as a request that he become a candidate for district attorney. Among the signers of that letter are Russ Avery, chairman of the Republican county central committee, several other members of that committee and many men, who, laying aside party lines and prejudices, demanded that Mr. Woolwine enter the race. Following is the letter urging Mr. Woolwine to become a candidate and a list of those who signed the request To Thomas Lee Woolwine, Esq.: • » We, the undersigned citizens of Los Angeles county, earnestly urge that you become a can didate for the office of district attorney at the coming election. We are convinced that the present crisis in public affairs demands in this official a high degree of courage and ability, coupled with an absolute devotion to the public interests, and that in his selection party politics should be wholly disregarded. Your fearless exposure of official wrong-doing, your determined and unwavering battle against the powerful and corrupt influences controlling many public officials, demonstrate your fitness for this most important office. . ;*S We therefore cast party considerations aside and join in this request. L. M. POWERS, M. D. HUGH A. GLASSELL. HOWARD J. FISH. FDWARD F WEHRLE • LYNN HELM. SHIRLEY C. WARD. ™Tmt?« wminirq * WESLEY CLARK. BENJAMIN C. ROBINSON. FRANK S. FORBES. JAMES A. ANDERSON. JOSEPH H. CALL. J. FRANK BOWEN. NATHAN NEWBY. F. B. WETHERBY. J. E. HANNON. T. J. DOUGLASS. ALBERT M. NORTON. • CHARLES J BLISS WILLOUGHBY RODMAN. D. K. TRASK. T „ Sri! ard PAUL A- CRIPPEN. F. M. COULTER. J. H. BULLAtf JJ. CHARLES A. ROCKWELL. C. H. . HANCE. H. JEVNE. "WILL" P. W. MARTIN. T. L. O'BRIEN. FRANCIS B. KELLOG. * R. M. STEPHENS. * M. F. BETKOUSKI. M M LEWIS LEWIS HANSEN. CLARENCE M. TAGGART. ROA7 DUNCAN LESLIE R. HEWITT. T. D. FENNESSY. At BERT M STEPHENS. JOHN TOPHAM. RALPH L. CRISWELL. Thomas L ' WINDER, CHARLES A. ELDER. OLIN WELLBORN, JR. TFFF CHANDLERY / STEPHEN DOVE. JOHN W. KEMP. T> W miRNHAM JAMES B. ARCHER. RUSS AVERY. w n ' miiVVIN ' GEORGE A. PETERSON. JESSE F. WATERMAN. warti PHAPIIAN CHARLES E. RICHARDS. L. H. VALENTINE. RICHMOND PLANT. ARNOLD J. FRICK. D. E. SPANGLER. - ' OHVRLES O MIDDLETON. CHARLES WELLBORN. O. E. FARISH. tAunt * v VITCHAN C.VANCE ANDERSON. MAXWELL STEPHENS. Jot w nVRM ' OSCAR A. TRIPPET. JOHN R. COLBURN. J^TVIN EDGERTON. W.H.ANDERSON. C. C. CRIPPEN. rrmrFCHAFFEY A. M. CHAFFEY. TOM C. THORNTON. S E ooV-T t APT J. B. CHAFFEY. DELL A. SCHWEITZER. SWamms m! q'TEELE fielding J. STILSON. H. l. dtinnigan, KSub WiTOM ' G- s- STUBBLEFIELD. LEE A. McCONNELL. £™»rv w JORDAN. CHARLES H. MATTINGLY. J. J. ANDREWS. ROBERT M7LufK HUGH W. ADAMS, JR. , , CANDIDATES REST, CLAIMING VICTORY Bell Issues Statement That He Expects to Win by 20,000 Votes (Associated Press) SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6.—With both sides claiming victory, the Demo crats and Republicans rested today. Theodore A. Bell, Democratic stand ard bearer, issued a statement today in which he said he would win from Hiram W. Johnson, his Republican opponent, by 20.000 votes, and that the ticket behind him would capture a sweeping victory. Hiram Johnson iind the managers or his campaign were in a particularly optimistic mood, giving it as their best judgment that the state would go Republican by at least 30,000 votes. The Democrats laitn a solid party front, with the added strength of large defections from the Republican "regu- Johnson continues favorite In the betting, although the wagering at 2 to 1 against Bell was eased to 10 to 6 today. Betting at even money that Bell carries San Francisco finds little P Johnson passed the day quietly at his home. He will address a meeting to morrow night in San Francisco as the closing feature of his campaign. Bell's Sunday was passed with his nged parents on their farm at St. Helena. He will cfbse the fight at Napa tomorrow. SEISMOGRAPHS IN EAST RECORD SHARP TEMBLORS WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—A series of heavy earthquake shocks were re ported today by the seismograph at Georgetown university observatory. The first occurred at 3:51 this after noon nnd consisted of two havy shocks, lasting two minutes and forty seconds, with intervals of twenty sec onds. Thoy were followed almost immo medlately by another series of shocks listing three minutes and twenty sec onds. HEAVY QUAKE RECORD LAWRENCE, Kns., Nov. fi.—The heaviest earthquake shock recorded since the seismograph was Installed al the University of Kansas hero, was registered this afternoon, beginning at 2:37 o'clock. FIRST AMERICAN BRAND OPERA WILL BE STAGED Joe Redding's Libretto of Santa Barbara Plot Meets Suc cess in the East Announcement has been received in this city that the Redding-Herbert grand opera, "Natoma," the scene of which is laid in Santa Barbara, and some of the characters in which are members of noted Southern California families, ia to be given its first pro duction in Philadelphia February 6 by the Dippel opera company. Joseph Redding, author of the libretto, is well Iknown socially in this city, having been a frequent guest at clubs here. He Is a member of the Bohemian club of San Francisco and was noted as a bon vivant in that city. Recently he moved to Chicago. "Natoma" was originally to have been produced last January by Hara merstein, but this was interfered with by the grand opera manager with drawing from his old field of endeavor. It is claimed for "Natoma" that it is the first real American grand opera written. It is a tragedy. The first act is on the Island of Santa Barbara, the second the mission plaza, and the closing act the interior of the Santa Barbara mission. The libretto is by Joseph Redding, and Victor Herbert has composed the music. The scenery, as well as costumes, were all designed by Alexander Harmer, the Santa Bar bara artist. Mr. Harmer is undoubt edly the best qualified artist for this work, as for twenty yeare he has de voted himself almost entirely to old Spanish and mission day subjects. As the time of the opera is 1830, the pos sibilities for picturesque effects and settings are apparent. ■*"• ♦ Personal Mention Col. and Mr?. M. K. Mosb of Vancouver, B. C, are guests at the Van Nuyi. _ Mr and Mrs. C. H. Wafton of San Fran cisco are at the Van Nujs. Mr. Walton IB a meat packer. H. A. Hamilton, a tourist from New York city, has token apartments at the JUanker shlm for the winter. Mr. and Mrs. S. Sehlesinner of New York city are late arrivals at the Angelus. Mr. Kchleslnger la a. wealthy importer. W. K. Hughes, who Is interested in real estate in Plttsburg, 1b In Las Angeleß on a business trip, a guest at the Lankcrshlm. \V. F. Barr, an attorney from Portland, who is in Southern California on business, is making the Westminster his headquarters. Charles M. Phelps of Holyoke, Mass., reg istered at the Angelus last evening. He Is president of a. paper manufacturing com pany. Joseph Olcovlch, a banana - dealer and grower from Can Salvador, Central America, la at the Alexandria. He Is accompanied by his wife. C. H. Keller, a mining man from Parral, Mexloo, accompanied by his wife, is in l.os Angels* on a short buslneEß trip. They are guests at the Angelus. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Doyle and child and M. A. Stephen! form a party of San Fran cisco people who are registered at the J-an kershlm f'jr a few days. Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Ballinger and Bon, Ralph Ballinger, of Pittsburg have come to Southern California for the winter and are at tlic Alexandria for a few duys. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Cornell of Osslning, ' N. V.i are recent arrivals at the Alexandria. Mr. Cornell ih privato secretary to Judge Lovett, head of the Harrlman system ot railroads. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Laughenbach ot Texaa, where Mr. Laughenbach is extensively Interested In the cattlo raising industry, are at the Westminster for a short stay in l.os Angeles. Thomas 11. Huupt, connected with the post office departmMKi with headquarters in lMixlld.v, 0., is here on a Hhort vacation. He is at Uic Hayward. Mr. Ilaui>t was ont 01 tha tlr.st men In tho United statea to urge tbt < i.lI li-liinent of the rural tree delivery. SHOCK RECORD AT SANTA CLARA SANTA Or,ARA, Nov. 6.—Tho fol lowing bulletin was Issued tonight by the Santa C'laia college observatory: "The earthquake of yesterday has been followed by one today. The registration began at 12:34 this after noon and lasted nearly half an hour. Tlie main disturbance came without any warning and eonsisteeci of three evenly Separated shocks of nearly equal intensity. The center is far away to the .southeast, beyond southern Ne vada.'* ROOSEVELT ROME TO END CAMPAIGN Col. Will Make Seven Speeches as Windup to the New York Fight (Associated Press) OYSTER BAY, N. V., Nov. 6.—After a week of traveling, in which he cov ered more than 3000 miles and made speeches in New York. Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and lowa, Theodore Roose velt returned to Oyster Bay today for a brief rest before plunging into poli tics again. Beginnig early tomorrow lie will make seven open air speeches of ten I minutes each—five of them before 10 o'clock, then visit his office for a con ference and luncheon, and dash out again for two speeches in the after ,noon. Mr. Stimson, candidate for governor, whom Roosevelt is supporting, will speak twice tomorrow. In the evening both Roosevelt and Stimson will be guests of the Hungarian Republican i club on the east side, where both will speak. The colonel reached New York from Cleveland this morning, and after vis iting a physician to have his throat treated came to Oyster Bay by auto- : mobile. When the colonel finishes his speech I tomorrow night he will have finished one of the hardest fights of his polit ical career. It was a fight into which he has said ( from the first he was drawn unwil lingly, and which he took up, he main tains, only because he believed cir cumstances had made it necessary for him first to "lick the bosses" in his own party and then to take up the fight for the ticket which he had helped to select. In all his speeches Col. Roosevelt asserted the main issue before the peo ple of New York was whether they would accept a corrupt alliance be tween Tammany and Wall street. Charges that he was seeking to make himself dictator he characterized as "twaddle." Nevertheless, the attacks made upon him by John A. Dix, the Democratic candidate for governor, and by Former Judge Alton B. Parker, wlio once ran against him for president, grew so severe that he retorted In kind. Now the fight is nearly over. It is generally admitted that its result will go beyond the confines of the. state and reach as far ahead as 1912, but what the result will be is a matter in which the colonel professes to take only an impersonal interest. ROOSEVELT MAKES FINAL APPEAL TO N. Y. VOTERS Colonel Joins Stimson in State ment About Election NEW YORK, Nov. 6.—Theodore Roosevelt joined the Republican can didate for governor. Henry L. Stim son, tonight In a last appeal tj the | voters. His statement, in part, says: "As a citizen of this state, jealous of its honor and its good name and earnestly solicitous of the welfare .of all its peopie, I wish to make a final appeal to all my fellow citizens to stand for Henry L. otlmson in this fight which he is waging so gillantly for clean and honest politics, and for genuine popular rule. "I regard this as far more than a mere party contest. 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