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Fair, warmer, west wind vot,. xxx in. PTJTPT 1 • PJA fTTNTV ny carrier MIMBKIt 57. A lVll^JJi . OU l^JlliMO 1 Kit MONTH , ■ ■ - ■ - " . ■ ( ■ ■ * ■ m-'- ■ • • , - - —* , HOME SECRETARY OF GREAT BRITAIN IS HORSEWHIPPED Winston Churchill Is Lashed by Male Suffragist While Riding on Train WOMEN ALSO MAKE ATTACK Politics in the United Kingdom Reaches a Stage of In tense Bitterness (Associated Press) LONDON. Nov. 26.—Winston.. Spen cer Churchill, home secretary, roturn ing to I >mlon tonight after a speech at Bradford, was attacked in the train Uy n male suffragist with a horsewhip, \\ ho criod out: Take that, you cur!" Two detectives who accompanied Mr. Churchill overpowered the secre tary's nssailu.it, who Is believed to be a man who Interrupted Mr. Churchill in the course of his address and was oxpelled from the meetng after a strug gle. When the train arrived at London three women tried to assault the homo secretary, but detectives drove them off. The ele.ction campaign is in full swing and the country is flooded with oratory and literature. Billboards are covered with cartoons. The public. however, i.s not showing the Interest evinced in the two previous contests. Tn some of thr northern constitu encies where there is no likelihood of a change the Unionists and Liberals have agreed not to oppose each other. In other places candidates who secured overwhelming majorities last January have been awarded a walkover. Among the fortunate ones are Joseph Chamberlain for Birmingham west and Arthur S. l>e for Hants, Kaifiiam division. , EI.ECTION DRAWS XEAJt As the election draws near —first pollings will take place. December 3— the prospects of the Unionists im prove, and enthusiastic members of ihe party hope to win by from twenty lo thirty seats. The Liberals are looking for an ad dition to their strength. The big fight of the election will occur in the Man chester constituency. Andrew B. Law, tTnionist, having vacated his seat for Pulwlch, to oppose Sir George Kemp, the Liberal member. Wales and Scotland are expected to rwinforoe the Liberals, and the leaders arc even looking for the Veturn of »mi of the Irish seats lost in Jan uary. Followers of William O'Brien are not enthusiastic. It is pos sible he will lose one seat in Cork, in which John E. Redmond, who is in vading the enemy's territory, hopes to win. Another interesting contest will be furnished ,by Portsmouth. Edward George Hemmerde, Liberal member for Denblgshire, like Andrew B. Law, is giving up a certainty and will at tempt to wrest the Portsmouth seat from Lord Charles Beresford. On the whole, it seems improbable that there will bo any great change in tlir position of the parties. The report is circulated in Unionist quarters that unless there is some r bstantial change in the strength of the parties, leaders have agreed again to confer and thus avoid the necessity of calling in the king to intervene In a grave situation in the coronation. DEMOCRATIC LEADERS PLAN GREAT HARMONY MEETING All Party Men to Be Welcomed at Baltimore Celebration BALTIMORE, Nov. 26.—Tho move ment to bring to Baltimore the repre sentative Democrats of the country, in and out of congress, in a gathering that will present an opportunity to re joice over the recent Democratic vic tory, and to interchange views as to the future, was placed on a definite foundation today. The committoe in charge, headed by Governor Crothers, after a conference with Norman E. Mack, chairman of the national committee, and Champ Clark of Missouri, adopted the form of an invitation to be sent to leading Democrats in all states. Upon the advice of Mr. Mack and Mr. Clark, the conference idea orig inally considered was dropped, and it was determined to make the occasion a national Jackson day celebration of Democratic achievements. It is understood there are to be no resolutions adopted and no person boomed for the presidency nor for any other office. It is proposed to send invitations to every Democratic member of the pres ent congress and the next congress; to invite every conspicuous leader of the party in the country, regardless of differences of the past, and to extend a welcome generally to Democrats who desire to keep alive the triumphant spirit of the national Democracy. FRENCH CABINET PREPARES LAWS TO PREVENT STRIKES Heavy Punishment Proposed for Crippling Public Property PARIS, . Nov. 26^-The cabinet, In pursuance of Premier Brland's policy for preventing • in the future the de moralization of traffic and business by strikes, has completed a series of meas ures for submission to parliament. The proposed legislation » provides severe penalties for railroad and other, public employes who abandon their posts and extends to private as well as public corporations the liability of heavy fines and terms of imprisonment for "sabot age." x ' "Sabotage" is defined as the destruc tion or crippling of public property, ii nd is a popular method of stopping work in France. * *"■■/. The bill makes the instigators of vio lence greater offenders than their fol lowers. LOS ANGELES HERALD GERMAN CHANCELLOR SUPPORTS WILHELM'S DIVINE RIGHT STAND \**S JSP I TON BETirMAITN-HOI/IVBG INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY LOS ANGELES Mother of Judge McCormiclc and rela tive cause arrest of man who stole suit cane from depot. Section 2, PAGE 7 Aero club meet may be postponed un til February. Section 3, PAGE 7 Owen» river engineer says plenty df water is held In reserve at aqueduct. , Section 2, PAGE 1 Associated Charities plans to-«ld many Mexicans who are dying In want. Section 3, PAGE 3 Nlkrent, In Knox Giant car, breaks world's record for one hour. Section 2, PAGE 1 Amendments to traffic' squad will put stop to Joy riding by boys. Section 1, PAGE 8 Owners of tract* agree to donate property for extension oC Flgueroa street toward liarbor. Section 3, PAGE 3 Florence Crittenton home established In Los Angeles. Section 3, PAGE 3 City club adopts resolutions asking - for inquiry into need of coast defenses for . Southern California. Section 3, PAGE II Mrs. Georglana Bullock obtains divorce on charges of cruelty and husband's ob - jection to dances. Section 3, PAGE 12 Council may compel Pacific Electric to comply with franchise regulations on Glandale and Edendale line. Section 8. PAGK la Rut. William P. MeKenzle; • editor- of --■ "Christian Science Monitor," delivers address on "Clean Journalism" at Simpson auditorium. N Section 1, PAGE 10 Physicians and others meet and plan state Institution for Imbeciles and - -* epileptics ■In 9 Southern California. Section 1. PAGE) 1 Polliv< Invest man who offered to J! Civs fifty men work in s»'"ld mine in Peru. - ■. ■ """' Section 1, PAGE 9 Dollar opera Droves a success In Los Angeles. ■ . Section 1, PAGE S Marriage licenses, births, deaths. Section 3, PAGE 4 Editorial and letter box. Section 2. PAGE 6 Personals. ' Section 1, PAGE 7 Society, clubs and music. Section 2, PAGE 10 Mining and financial. Section 2, PAGE 11 Automobiles. Section 2, PAGES 1-3 Sport*. - Section 2. PAGES 4-5 Real estate Section 8, PAGES 1-1 Building permits. Section 3. PAGE 3 Fraternal and secret orders. Section 3, PAGE It Theaters. Section 4, PAGES 1-3 Classified advertising. Section 3, PAGES 4-9 Churches. Section 8, PAGE 9 Weather report. Section 1, PAGE Art News. Section 1. PAGE- Shipping. Section 1, PAGE 6 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Man accused of theft of oars and dishes. Section 1, PAGE 11 Girl killed by accidental discharge, of pis tol held by son of Monrovia woman who slew husband's admirer two years ago. Section 1. PAGE 8 Indoor Baseball league formed in Pasadena. Section 1, PAGE 11 Jay C. Herrln of Los Angeles elected presi dent of Older Boys 1 conference of Y. M. C A. at Long Beach. Section 1. PAGE 6 Indian wounds sis tribesmen and Is caught by posse In Bald Hills. • Section 1, PAGE 2 COAST ■ ■ < Building Trades council at Sacramento Is sues strike order which will Involve 10,000 men in country. Section 1. PAGE 2 Recount of population of Portland and Seattle shows original returns were padded. Section 1, PAGE 1 "Fighting" Bob Evans denies inquiry made in company he represents. Section 1, PAGE 3 Mayor McCarthy of San Francisco writes to grand Jury demanding probe of stories that he accepted tTlt.ooo In bribes. Section 1. PAGE 3 State conservation of public lands de feated In Arizona constitutional con vention. • Section 1, PAGE 4 EASTERN Twenty-five girls trapped In factory fire at Newark. N. J.. meet death in flames; fifty, others injured. Section 1. PAGE 1 Samuel Gompers re-elected president of American Federation of Labor at thirtieth annual convention in St. Louis. ' Section 1, PAGE 3 Miss Adelaide Culp already being hailed as successor to Alice Roosevelt and ■ Katherlne Elklns as belle of Washing- ' ; ton. Section 1, PAGE 1 Friends of President Tuft thwart at tack on his policy at Lakes to <Gulf ' Waterway association convention, i Section 1, PAGE 2 FOREIGN • Citizens hurriedly enlisted in effort to ; strengthen Mexican army. ',-.. Section 1, PAGE 3 ' Kaiser Wllhelm's claim -, to "divine right!' bitterly assailed In German reichstag by Socialist deputy. ■ ■ Section 1, PAGE 1 Brazilian mutineers surrender 'to gov ernment and naval revolution comes to an end.' . , ■•.- Section 1, PAGE a Dr. (""rlppen's farewell letters to Ethel Leneve relate his love for the girl and assert his Innocence. • Section 1. PAGE 9 MINING AND OIL Famous Montgomery-Bhoshone mine at Rhy ollte, Nov., plays out and will not be re opened. Section 8, PAGE 10 Heavy eaten used as hood may control Mid way Premier's big mill. Section J.PAGB 10 Sierra Madre club prepare* dinner for club . member*. ' . ■' B*oUon 3. PAGE 10 New ' company will tak» , over mine near w Mlna, N«v. Section 3, PAGE 10 SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 27, 1!MO. KAISER'S CLAIMS TO DIVINE RIGHT BITTERLY SCORED Socialist Leader in the Reichstag Paints Scornful Picture of Wilhelm's Ancestors LEDEBOUR DEFIES EMPEROR Chancellor Replies, Declaring Prussian King Not Subject to Popular Sovereignty (Associated Press) BERLIN, Nov. 26.—The reichstag was occupied today with a discussion of the speech made by Emperor Wil liam at a provincial dinner at Koe nigsberg August 26 during his tour of Eastern Germany. The varied and conflicting sentiments aroused by his remarkable Utteranci B, hitimatiiiK a continued belief in the divine right of kings, was given fall play. The debate was bitter through out. In his Koenigsberg speech the empe ror, after saying that his grandfather hud seen in himself the chosen instru ment of heaven i-nd so proclaimed that th" Prussian crown was bestowed on him by God's grace alone, intimated that the convictions of Emperor Wil liam I and his own were identical, and added: "Considering myself as the instru ment of the Master, regardless of pass ing views and opinions, I go my way, Which is solely i'^voted to the prosper* ity and peaceful development of our fatherlanu." In expectation of a prolonged discus sion the house met two hours earlier than usual. Few of the members were ahsont and the galleries -were crowded. HOHEXZOLUmN HCORKI) Herr Ledebour, one of Socialist Lea der Bebel's^most gifted lieutenants, supported the Socialist lnterpellat.on. Inquiring what the chancellor thought of the emperor having departed from his declarations made in November, 1908, through Dr. yon Bethmann-Holl weg, concerning his majesty's position in the siate. Two years ago his majesty approved a statement in the reichstag by the chancellor, who expressed "the rever ential wish that greater reserve be displayed" in future In making such utterances." Herr Ledebour said there was no ob jection to the emperor speaking as much as he chose on all possible sub jects which his majesty thought he understood. "None of our opponents." ho contin ued, "plows so thoroughly that the soil wherein t>ocial Democratic seed is to be sown as Emperor William II." •It was, however, unfair, the speaker said, that those undertaking to reply to the emperor should be prosecuted on the'eharge of insulting his majes ty. He demanded that the emperor should not Interfere in the affairs of state contrary to the provisions of the constitution. Herr Ledebour spoke mockingly of the Hohenzollern family cult deriving its powers from the most high. He concluded: "Elector Brandenburg obtained the Prussian crown from the Roman em peror through begging and whining and by all means of intrigue at the court of Vienna." EMPEROR IS DEFENDED Replying, Chancellor yon Bethmann- Hollweg- defended the emperor and as serted that the Socialist interpellation was inspired by republican sentiments rather than by anxiety for the integrity of ti.e state. The C • incellor denied that the Koe nigsberg speech constituted a breach of any promise that his majesty had made. Describing the growth of the state, the chancellor said the kings of Prus sia in a century long development had grown into intimate connection with the people. "This development," he continued, "was not on the theory that the peo ple gave themselves to the monarchy, but throughout the unequaled labor of the great rulers, the house of Ho henzollern was sustained by a tena- xious and efficient population. "Thus arose the Prussian stato. which does not know the idea of a sovereignty of the people. Thi; kings in their relations to the people are kings in their own right. It must not be wondered at that in our day when democratic tendency appears to treat the king as the official of the people the king of Prussia strongly empha sizes his consciousness that he is not subject to popular sovereignty. "The persontsj irresponsibility of the king and the independence of the sov ereignty of his monarchical rights are fundamental principles of our pol tical life which remain alive in the constitu tional development." GIRL 'KIDNAPED' IN MEXICO IS RECOVERED LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 26.—A mes sage tonight to O. C. Harris of Lin coln, from whose ranch in Mexico she was said to have been kidnaped, tells of the rocoverv of Miss Grace Rolph, the Fender, Neb., girl who disappeared a montu ago. The telegram came from Harris, but no details were given. Grace Rolph disappeared from the Karris ranch near Checov, Mexico, and was ' olieverl to have been kidnaped by a Mexican peon named Segunda, who had been employed on the ranch. NONE KILLED IN FLOOD CORDOVA, Alaska. Nov. 26.—Al though .several prospectors and log gers were at work along the shore of the Bering river when the glacial flood which swept down the valley several days ago started, the forestry depart ment believe no lives were lost. CUDAHY IS NEAR DEATH CHICAGO, Nov. 26.—Michael Cudahy, founder of the Cudahv Packing inter ests, suffered a n-lapso early today following his recent operation for ap pendicitis and physicians at Mercy hos pital pronounced his condition very low. 25 GIRLS TRAPPED IN FACTORY FIRE DIE LIKE ANIMALS Fright-Maddened Women Leap from Newark Inferno to Death on Streets FIFTY PERSONS ARE INJURED Tender Bodies Rain from Win dows While Helpless Crowds Kneel and Pray [Associated Press] NEWARK, N. J., Nov. 26.—1n ten minutes twenty-five girls were burned alive this morning, or crushed to death on the pavement on leaping from tho windows and fire escapes of the four story factory building at Orange and High streets. On the top floor, occupied by an un derwear manufacturing concern, the death list was heaviest. The lower floors were occupied by two paper box conoerna and two electrical fixture factories. Tonight twenty of the twenty-five bodies recovered havo been identified a nil six girls are still missing. They may bo among the unidentified dead or yet in the ruins. The collapse of a wall tonight inter rupted further search. Fifty were taken to the hospital, of whom two may die. Among the injured is Joseph E. Sloane, deputy fire, chief, who was overtaken by the falling wall and buried in bricks and rubbish. He is badly hurt, but may recover. The rush of the flames was so swift and threw such terror into «tho girls on the top story that the body of one was found still seated on a charred stool beside the machine at which she had been busy when the first cry of fire petrified her with fright. Horrible as the scene in the smoke of the crowded upper room must have, been, what befell outside in the bright sunshine was even more horrible. ESCAPE IS Cl'T OF*' The building was exceedingly inflam mable and the tirst gush of flame cut off all escape by stairway*. The elevators made one trip, but took down no passengers. The only exit was by fire escapes, the lower pfatf^rms of which were twenty-live feet from the street. Onto these over crowded and steep lanes, scorched dancing hot by the jets from the low er windows, pressed forward a mob of women, blind with panic, driven by the fire and the others behind them. A net had been spread beneath the windoya and the girls began to jump. "Like rats out of a. burning bin," was the way a fireman described the aescent. They- came out of the windows Ike a thick treacle, rolled upon the heads of those below them and cascaded off the lire escape to the pavement, sixty feet below. Some of them stood in the windows outlined against the flames and jumped clear; others- jumped from landings, still others from the steps where they stood. The air was full of them and they fell everywhere —into the net, on the necks of the firemen and fifteen of them on the hard stone slabs. When the awful rain ceased there were eight dead in the street and the gutters ran red. Seven more were so badly crushed that they died in hos pitals. NAMES OF KNOWN BEAD Fifty are still under surgical care. The dead are: SADIE HAUSO. SARAH CREERAN. GERTRUDE DENTON. LILLIAN WALTERS. SOPHIA MADUSKT. IDA WOOLSEY. MARY KAVANAUGH. REV DAVIDSON. ROSE CLEA^Jf. THERESA TORTORELLA. MRS. MARY KEARNS. SOPHIA NICLIWAK. MATILDA OTTO. „ KATHERINE DIEHN. CAHRIE POBRECHT. MRS. FRANCES KRATHIA. ABBIE WASHINGTON. MRS. ALICE NELSON. MRS. BESSIE ROSING. MRS. MARY LA PIERRE. Clouds of smoke and showers of burning embers rained down on neigh boring roofs. As the news flew a panic spread to other factories, where many of the girls in peril had friends and relatives. Several, firms had to shut down for the day. Italian silk workers knelt in the street and prayed. Priests and clergy men worked their way through the press to give the last consolations to the dying. Before any order could be restored every police reserve in the city had been called out. It was not until to night an estimate of the property lOH could be ventured. BIILIH.NU WAS FIRE THAI' The fire department now estimates it at $165,000. The building was a four story brick structure, occupied on the two lower floors by the Newark Paper Box company and the A- A. Drake Pa per Box company; on the third floor, whero tho fire started, by the Anchor Lamp company and the Aetna Electric company, ana 1 on the to- floor by the Wolf Manufacturing company, makers of underwear. The wooden floors wore soaked with oil drippings from the machinery, and the flames ate their way through them like pasteboard. When they warped I and weakened the weight of the ma - chinory tore them from the walls and they fell into the basement in a horri ble tangle of hot iron and mangled humanity. Sadie Benson, an employe of the Aet na Electric: company was cleaning an electric light fixture in a gasoline bath. Tho gasoline took fire— she does not know how—and trickled in a little rivu- Ht of flame onto tho floor, where, stood a full can of the fluid. Tho, can ex ploded and tho burning liquid flew far and wide. SHAFROTH'S PLURALITY 17,783 DENVER, Colo., Nov. 26.—Accord ing to complete official returns the plurality of Governor Jolui A. Shaf roth. Democrat, at the recent elec tion was 17,783. Of this D«nver county gave him a plurality of 13,601. Miss Culp, Debutante Who Has Captured Washington *w &#♦* or; k ' * Jl3f?°°}#f *J- ■■■'■ J M^J'- i' 4K ! BUD'S LOVELINESS WINS BELLESHIP Capital Society Hails Girl as Suc cessor to Miss Elkins and Alice Roosevelt WASHINGTON, Nov. 26. -With the coming of December —the month In which the sovereignty of Washington society always is decided —there has appeared in public view the most be wildering and bewitching bunch of buds that has ever struggled for the scepter of the younger set, with which goes the regal title of the "belle of Washington." Of course tho real cjueenship in 11m smart set of the capital is held by the wife of the president or by her social representative. But probably the other title, that sought annually by a vast array of .buds, is the one to which pub lic interest most generally attaches. To he "belle of Washington"' means to have a host of young and handsome dirlomats at one's feet, to have tho army and the navy toasting one at home and abroad; to have the young men in Washington who are near-cab inet, and some day will be cabinet, pro posing to one whenever opportunity of fers; to have statesmen and diplomats and department chiefs and clerks and sone of somebodies," who are nobodies, pestering one with attentions, and final ly to be the most envied of mortals by one's dear sisters, the other buds —such is the joy of life when one is the belle of Washington. In many years gone by there has been a bitter rivalry for the belleship in the capital, and in other years the title has been undisputed from the first. Katherine Elkins. for instance, was an undisputed leader, and so was Alice Roosevelt. Then there was the beautiful and mysterious Countess Cas sini, niece of the Russian ambassador, whoso pretty slipper was reputed to have kicked many a stout American heart. And then there was Miss Ma thilda Townsend. who held her place by virtue of her flowerlike beauty. This year it is predicted the same cause will have the same effect and Miss Adelaide Culp, reputed the prettiest debutante of years in Washington, is expected to be belle of Washington. Miss Culp is just 19, and has the radiant color of youth. She has the vivacity of Alice Roosevelt and the beauty of Catherine ElkinK combined. Besides, she is tho daughter of ,T. M. Culp, vice president of the Southern railway, and ono of the wealthy men of the capital. There, may bo some bud in the background who will yet come forward to vie with Miss Culp for popularity, but all the Indications of the early social season of Washington point to Miss Adelaide being the reigning belle of the social season. Only the other day Mrs. Taft motored with Miss Culp at Beverly and described her young guest as "quite the prettiest girl who is coming out this year." When this is said by the presi dent's wife it practically clinches things in Washington, so people already are hailing Miss Oulp as the season's belle. CONGRESSMAN PLEADS FOR MERCHANT MARINE SYSTEM America Has Only Eleven Vessels in Foreign Trade, Green Says BOSTON, Nov. 26.—A plea for the upbuilding of the American merchant marine was made ir,y Congressman \V. M. Green of Fall River in an address before the alumni of the Massachusetts Nautical Training school here today. "Our great country," said the con gressman, "has but eleven vessels on gaged in its foreign oceangoing trade. With half our population England has more than 11.000 vessels, Germany has 2000 and Japan nearly 1000. "We now carry less than 8 per cent of our commerce. Wo are paying for eign ships $300,000,000 annually for handling our foreign business." He favored the passage by congress of the Humphrey ship subsidy bill and the Gallinger ocean mail bill. WOMAN BURNED SAVING MAN; TOT RESCUING DOLLCHAIR NEW YORK, Nov. 26. —James Clark, a store keeper of the Bronx, stumbled to day as lie was carrying a lighted kero ittive, and the burning oil satu rated his olotha*. His married daugh ter, Mrs). Annie Hunt, wrapped him In her arms in an effort to smother the flames, but succeeded only in setting her clothes on fire also. Neither is ex pected to recover. Georßiana Mcßlroy, aged 4, espied the remains of a doll's chair In a burn ing heap of rubbish this afternoon and rushed into the flr£ to rescue it. Her skirts caught fire and she was fatally burned. l I I V/--1T ¥71 If~M>TI?tI • DAIL* Us. ON TRAINS Be. SINGLiiI UUI lli(O . SUNDAYS sc. ON TRAINS 10» HOME FOR FEEBLE MINDED PLANNED State Institution for Imbeciles to Be Urged for Southern California Seventy persons, headed by Judge Curtis D. Wilbur of the superior court, all of whom are interested in the care and cure of imbeciles and epileptics, met last night at the home of Mrs. W. A. James, 631 Shatto place, and dis cussed plans for the establishing of a state institution for such persons in Southern Calil'orna. It la the intention to ask the state legislature to make, an appropriation sufficient to defray the cost and main tenance of inch an institution, the exact amount required not having been more than estimated. It is planned that the home shall be under the gen eral direction of the state lunacy com mission and that It shall bo conducted I in much the same manner as is the only institution of the kind in the state -the one at Eldredge, in Sonoma county, where the cottage system pre vails. Imbeciles and epileptics -and among 1 the latter there are two kinds, known as those who are feebleminded and those who are only temporarily af flicted in that manner and who are nbt insane—are to receive especial at tention. It also is desired that the state laws be amended so that harm less insane may be committed to state institutions, specialists in such mat ters having found that plan to be more successful than when cared for else where, as a general rule. A committee for the drafting of the proposed statute amendment will be appointed. FLAN HOSPITAL ANNEX Another plan of the persona in terested in the movement is the co operation of the board of supervisors of Los Angeles county, by constructing a detention hospital to work in con junction with the county hospital and to be erected upon the grounds given over to that institution. That pro posed detention ward would be given over largely to the use of the persons awaiting arraignment and trial on in sanity charges. They would be given treatment according to their needs and possibly, as often is the case with per sons suddenly afflicted with an acute mania, their minds might be cleared before they would be committed to some insane asylum. Among the persons at the meeting held last night besides the hostess and Judge Wilbur, who presided, wen such nerve specialists as Dr. H. G. Brainerd, Dr. Ross Moore, Superintendent C. H. Whitman of the county hospital, Dr. James T. Fisher, Pr. C, U Allen and Dr. T. J. Orbison of Pasadena, in ad dition to Sidney A. Butler, who Will take his seat as a county supervisor January 1. TAFT RESTORES LAND IN CALIFORNIA FOREST WASHINGTON, Nov. 26.—President Taft has signed a proclamation restor ing to the national forest 107,520 acres from the, Angeles forest in California. This makes the total elimination to date 4,205,002 acres, while 1,758,001 acrer. have boon added to the national forests. KERN OIL LANDS WITHDRAWN "WASHINGTON, Nov. 26.—Secretary Ballinger today announced tho with drawal from entry of 611,000 acres of coal land in Montana. The : land lies between Miles City and Glendive. The secretary, also withdrew about 5000 acres of oil lands in Kern county, Cal. ♦-►-». KEEP YOUR HEART BUT RETURN PRESENTS, SAY CUPID'S ARBITRATORS ST. IXH'IS, Nov. 28.—A board of ar bitration composed of a rabbi, a Jeweler and a Innyer, three persons who were presumed more capable than others to Jnilgß of the eccentricities of Cupid, de cided the engagement controversy of Fred Skral and Miss Esther Rofbmun. He proposed to her nine days after be met ber »nd, he testified, bought her (1470 worth of jewelry and clothing. After Skral bad testified that he still loved the girl and wanted to marry her and Miss Jlothman testified that she no longer loved skral, the board de cided that Miss Itothman might keep her heart, but that she should return to- Mkral the Jewelry and clothing. THE HOME PAPER OF GREATER LOS ANGELES PADDED CENSUS OF PORTLAND AND SEATTLE TRIMMED Oregon City Has a Population of 237,194, While Washington Metropolis Has 207,214 ONE ENUMERATOR INDICTED 15J45 Names Are Cut from One List-and 11,188 Are Fraud ulently on Another [Associated Press] WASHINGTON. Nov. 26.—1n an nouncing tonight the correct popula tion of Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore., as 837,194 and 207,214 respectively. Census Director Durand issued state ments giving the results of tho re enumeration made necessary in cer tain districts of the. two cities by evi dences of the padding of the original figures. Tho increase of Portland is 116,788. <>r 12!».2 per cent over 90,426 in WOO. Tim Increase of Seattle is 156,523, or nil pec cent over 80,671 in 1000. The original returns of Seattle con tained 248,352 names, or 11,188 morn than the final figures. The original returns for Portland contained 222,95;) names, or 16,740 more, than tho final count. Mr. Durand says the evidence indi cates that in most ca.ses the enumera tors were not consciously guilty of frauds. Tn both Portland and Seattle several similar causes yero found by the, census bureau for tho padding which led to the recount. A private organ ization in each cjty, in Portland per haps more than one organization, had slips printed containing the census questions and names were added by the enumerators from the slips thus gathered. Tho organizations in each case collected names of many persons who "claimed not to have been enu rrrerated and to be entitled to enumer ation." These slips, the census bureau dis covered, contained names of,, many transients in tho city and otX rs not entitled to be counted. / OTHER INACCURACIES Several enumerators in Portland "as signed large numbers of names from these slips to vacant lots or buildings containing no residents." One enumer ator, on checking up such slips handed to him, "found that his own name ap pearerl on five different, slips as not having been enumerated." One railroad grading gang '*wh<-h possibly at one time was employed in Portland, but which at the time of tho enumeration had for some time been in the state of Montana, was^enumer ated." In one district an enumerator "listed over 1100 persons as residents at sonio business establishment. Over 100 per sons were enumerated as residents of a Japanese church." The crews of several vessels not hav ing Portland as their home port and in one case the passengers on a steam er which arrived at Portland were counted, the census bureau declared. Of the fifteen enumerators in Seattle, found to have padded their returns "it* is Impossible." says the statement, "tuy state with certainty how many wev* guilty of intentional frauds." But in the cases of districts 62 and 107 it adds. "in which the greatest number Of names were eliminated, there can bn little doubt that intentional frauds were perpetrated." In district. 107 the methods pursued are reported as "pirticularly flagrant." The correct enumeration was 176". whereas the enumerator present^'l 3963 names. Tn the other district the orig inal enumeration showed 8537 names, the recount 4491. The former enum erator has been indicted for violation of tho census act. The other enumer ator, it is said, interpreted his instruc tions so liberally that he invented out of his own head information where it was lacking. OKLAHOMA HAS 1,657,155 WASHINGTON, Nov. 26.—The pop ulation of the state of Oklahoma in 1*657,165, according to statistics of the thirteenth census, made public today i>v Director Durand. This is an in crease of 242,798, or 17.2 per cent, over 1,414,177 in 1907. ACCUSER OF BALLINGER IS DIVORCED BY WIFE Mrs. Louis R. Glavis Given Free- dom by Seattle Court SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 26.—Maude K. Glavis, wife of liouia R. Glavia, for mer chief of the field division of the general land iffice in Seattle, who was dismissed by President Talt after mak ing charges against Secretary of tho Interior Richard A. Ballinger, obtained! a dbrorce today in the superior court. The dfvorca was granted on a oroaa complalnt charging desnrtlon and cru elty tiled by Mrs. Glavia following- the riling of a complaint by Glavis alleging desertion. The evidence consisted of affidavits from Glavia and his wife and Mrs. Gla vis' brother and sister in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Glavis is said to be living in Columbus, Ohio, and Glavis Id on his ranch in Klickitat county. Wash. Prop erty valued at $14,000 was divided out of court. INJURIES CAUSE DEATH OF DEMOCRATIC LEADER ST. LOUIS, Nov. 26<—CoL Moses C. Wetmore died today as the result -of injuries suffered when ha was run down by a wagon several days ago. iVI. Wetmore was Democratic na tional committeeman from Missouri and was chairman of the finance commit tee of the national Democratic organ • ization. He had been active in politics for many years and was an lntimati personal and political friend of Wil liam J. Bryan. He made a large for tune as a tobacco manufacturer. His opposition to the so-called tobacco trust is said to have c<ist him $5,000,000. His company was finally absorbed. Col. "Wetmore was a bachelor, 64 years old.