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ELKS REMEMBER THEIR DEPARTED Mother Lodge of Southern Cali fornia Holds Annual Me morial Services M. J. McGARRY IS EULOGIST Panes Torn from Book of Life as Secretary Calls Names and Star Appears Impressive memorial services were held yesterday in the Majestic theater by Los Angeles lodge, No. 98, of the Benevolent Order of Elks in memory of their dead brethren. More than 2500 persons, members of the lodge, their families, friends and visitors, attended the services, which though simple and plain, were in tensely impressive. The service was opened by appro priate music and the regular ceremon ies of the lodge after which the roll of the departed members was called from a darkened stage by M. J. Con way, secretary of the order. Standing- in the dark, Mr. Conway slowly spoke the names of the Elks who since 1888 up to the present year have died. As each name was spoken a bright star flashed and hung sus pended In the dark of the back ground while Vivian Rich, clad in white, a halo of light thrown upon her, tore, one by one, as the different names were called, a page from the death register. The "Shepherd's Sunday Morning Song" was sung by the Fidelia Maen- | nerchor following the roll call of the dead and the invocation delivered by "W. A. Woodis, chaplain of the lodge. Frank G. Tyrrell gave the oration. "The Cross" was sung by Henry Bal four. The eulogy was delivered by M. J. McGarry. He said, "The day is sacred to the memory of our departed dead. The roll call of our absent brothers ii wakens memories and thoughts within lis and we see again the loved forms of those who have been of us and with us. KI.KIIOM STANDS FOB CHARITY "Some will say they had faults, but who is there who will escape the re marks of quondam friends, when, shorn of his power, our brother passes from affluence or sinks into the grave. "The days of authority are those of adulation, the moments of adversity And in the abode of suffering only the few who are really true. "Elkdom believes in charity, teaches charity and practices charity. It Is not the charity which can be estimated in cents and dollars, not the charity . which seeks reward through the public applause. Charity without ostentation is the great law of our order. Elk dom believes in a higher charity, char ity of speech, of conduct and In all the relations of man to man. "The spirit of iconoclasm dwells not within its circle, it molests no temple, desecrates no altar, attacks no creed ' and criticises no sect. It does not seek to supplant any church, nor usurp its functions. Its religion is humanity, its creed friendship and its golden rule the love of fellowman which includes in itself the best, the noblest and the truest impulses of the human heart. The true Elk does not condemn, dis courage or blast reputations. Realiz ing his own limitations he Is lenient in his judgments towards those who have been tempted by fate beyond i power to resist "The true Elk never weeps over his I own troubles but for the stricken souls | of the earth his tears are near the sur- | face and 'the faults of his brothers | he tvrltes upon the sands, their virtues j upon the tablets of love and memory.' "So today we live again in the days of other times and other scenes and stretch forth a brother's hand to those who are gone. "Gone; and there's not a gleam of them, faces that float into the far tiway. Gone; and we can only dream of them each as they fade like a star away. Gone; and we can only dream of them* till we sink like them and the stars way." The decorations of the stage and au ditorium were simple but effective. Wild flowers were strewn at the foot of the stage. : At 2 o'clock the doors of the theater were thrown open, first to the Elks and later to the public. Bong before the services had begun a great crowd had taken their seat . The names of the Elks who passed away during 1910 are; Jesse T. Wal den, C. L. Gllson, E. W, Gilmore, Burr Westlake, John H. Bohr, P. H. M - Dermott. O. R. Stoetzer, Robt. A. Ling, H. C. Wyatt, Wm. M. Loods, W. 11. Greer, H. J. Woollacott, Franklin C. Holmes 'The program consisted "i the opening ceremony by the entire lodge, roll call of the dead, by M. J. Conway, secre- 1 tary, "Shepherd's Sunday Morning Song," by the Fidelia Maennerchor,, Invocation by Chaplain, W, A. Wood is, oration by Frank O. '!'%'.•••", "The Cross," sung by Henry Balfour; eulogy by M. J. McGarry, "Abendl lor" (prize song), by Fidelia Maennerchor, closing ceremonies by the lodge ml benedic tion pronounced W. A. Woodis, The memorial commit! responsi v ble for the program consisted of: Music—Frank Bryson, chairman, L. S. Moorehead, L. E. Be'i.vmer. Speakers—Leo V. youngworth, chair man; Ralph Hagan, John E. Brink, J. J. Darmody, M. J. McO-i-ry. M. K. Young, John G. Motte, M. 5. Gregory, Byron Erkenbrechcr, James Hanky, Harry Harrington. Hall— Sparks .M. Berry, chairman; Oliver Morosco, Adolph Rami-h. Decorations—C. G. Pyle, chairman; M. A. Berne, B. L. Roberts, H. B. Woodill, W. M. Beamish; .Lis S. Roc C. W. Parsons, Will Stephen.-. Program—Tracy Q. Hall, chair man; Terry Mays, M. J. Conway, Geo. Rice, Jr., Robt. J. Adcork. Ushers — Thos. '-'. Abbott, chairman; W. J. O'Bannon, W. E. Lanigan, C. O. Demsey, F. R. Pitn< Bonis P. Tap penler. Invitations—George Goldsmith, chair man; K. R. Maler, C M. Benbrook, F. B. Harbert, A. R. Park, Thos. F. Hay ward, Frank D. Hudson, W. H. Spink's, Jno. S. Steely, Seymour Swarts, Grant IT. Whitney, L. C, Judkins, Rex W. Laws. FLAMES DAMAGE HOUSE Fire of an unknown origin partly destroyed the house at 1628 Long Beach avenue at 11 o'clock lest night, causing a loss of $1000 en the building and damage to the contents to the extent of $300. The house Is ned by 3. Meigs. The tenants of tho house were absent when the blaze started. LECTURE ON OWENS RIVER A stereoptlcon lecture on "The Owens River Aaueduct" will be given by W. F. Shelley this evening' under the spices of the Jewish Endeavor society el the Temple B'nal B'rlth, corner Ninth ami Hope Btreets. The public 1* luvJU* ( Colpus Challenges Prince John de Guelph to Meeting 1 — WW. .L ■" fi^* 'f-fetllfi- Sfl Xi * % ill s MrwNt _r "*T3* t-W 5 r ___J*^J_*^ *________**•*' "^ v' ~^^st _s * ' — gffij I!"HnJ LONG BEACH ELKS HOLD MEMORIAL EXERCISES The Rev. Baker P. Lee Delivers > Address at Annual Lodge of Sorrow LONG BEACH, Dec. 4.—The First Presbyterian church was thronged to night when the local lodge of Elks held its annual Lodge of Sorrow. The Rev. Baker P. Lee of Los Angeles gave the address. His discourse was eloquent. He spoke from the text, "Because I live, ye shall live also." Death, he de clared, is only an episode on the way to immortality. "This is the golden age," he said. "The Anglo-Saxon race has dominated the world. America will dominate the Anglo-Saxon race, and, I believe, the west will dominate the east." He predicted that this century will be marked by Important discoveries in realms of psychology, and declared that "Science and theology are going hand in hand, lighting the eucharistic lamps on the altar of faith." A mixed quartet consisting of Messrs. Frank Gates and C. W. Isaacs and Mmes. W. E. Wiseman and Ora E. Day sang several numbers, and Mrs. Wiseman gave a solo. Miss Laurella Chase was at the organ. The church was appropriately decorated. J. M. Holden, S. L. Lent, W. M Reintz, C. I- McCartney and S. N. Butters, who died during the past year, were members of the local lodge. Elks OF pomona conduct d MEMORIAL CEREMONIES POMONA, Dec. 4.—The annual me morial services of the local lodge of Elks were held at the First Presbyte rian church this afternoon. The opening ceremonies were conducted by the lodge, Exalted Ruler Frank Wheel er presiding. The memorial address was delivered by the Rev. Robert J. Burdette of Pas adena. A baritone solo was given by Harry Hinman, and there were se lections by the Elks' quartet under di rection of Prof. Stanley F. Widener. The eulogy was spoken by Judge Paul .1 McCormlck of Los Angeles and the invocation by Dr. T. Hardy Smith, chaplain of the lodge. CHIROPODIST TAKES HIS LIFE; WED TWO MONTHS Ending his life by shooting himself through the mouth with a small cali ber revolver, Dr. H. R. ■ Woodruff, a chiropodist living at 1948 Park Grovel building, was found dead in his of- | (ice, 210 Mason building by T. J. Knox, , the night watchman, yesterday morn ing. The body was removed to the ] I undertaking establishment of Bresee Brothers. The coroner signed a certi ficate of suicide. According to his wife. Woodruff had been melancholy for several months and had frequently threatened to kill j himself, lie lost marly all his prop erty In the San Francisco earthquake and fire and this is thought to have | been at the bottom of his troubles. Woodruff moved to Los Angeles j shortly after the San Francisco dfsus- \ ter and is said to have conducted' a prosperous business. He had been married less than two months.' j HORSE KNOCKS DOWN MAN AFTER FLAG IS INSULTED C. Laurez, a resident of Chino and an ardent Mexican, objected to an American Hag Muttering from the bridle of a horse drawing a buggy at the , Plaza yesterday morning. To show his contempt, hi planted himself directly In the path of the swiftly moving horse, which knocked him down, stepped on him and then dragged the buggy wheels over the prostrate body. Laurez was taken to the receiving hospital, suffer ing from numerous bruises about the arms, legs and body. There were no serious injuries. "I was looking for International com plications," said Officer Pauts, who helped the Mexican Into the police patrol "But of course the business was all off when the horse stepped on Laurez." LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING/ DECEMBER 5, 1910. HARRY HOLDEN COLPUS WAR CLOUDS HOVER O'ER CLAIMANTS TO ROYALTY Angeleno Claiming Royal Kinship Would Face Other Claimant Before Followers Civil war, or rather uncivil war, threatens Great Britain—from a dis tance, as it were. Prince John de Guelph, claiming to be the eldest legitimate son of the late King Edward, has said things of Harry Holden Colpus, claiming, to be an il legitimate son of his late majesty, that only "a meeting" can settle. Yesterday the sporting reporters, who are the nearest thing to duel experts on the local papers, were scrambling about trying to learn of the dark, dark war aids that "a meeting" presaged in royal circles. Colpus was found at 4-5 Court street, and while admitting that he demanded "a meeting" with Prince John, declared there would be no duel. "To those who believe in reincarna tion," he said, "the meeting would have a similitude to the meeting of Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stewart in Fotheringay . woods. In the meantime I am making preparations to be re ceived into the Trappist Abbey of New Mellary, Dubuque, lowa, and have no idea of a duel with Prince John. Still a meeting we shall have, and soon and face to face." Colpus declared that his anger at the prince was due to letters the lat ter had written to women followers in this city In which he treated the royal claims of Colpus lightly. Colpus de clans he has always considered Prince John his lawful king and has organ ized the latter's followers in this city. Recently, says Colpus, he pressed his claims upon King George and Queen Mary. Then, he declares, Prince John cast him aside and wrote lightly of his claims. "And now," declares Colpus, "Prince John shall face me before our wom in followers, They shall judge be tween us. His Royal Highness arrives In Los Angeles on December 10 or 15 with his staff. 1 shall meet him be fore our followers and show him I am unafraid. I shall show him that I, the illegitimate son of royal Edward am as noble and as high as he, the legitimate son. Though I am his equal and entitled to fight him by the code duello I shall not fight— unless you call the battle of personalities that will be fought before those women a fight. It will be a reincarnation of the old battle of personalities fought by Eliza beth and Mary In the Fotheringay woods with two latter day royal exiles in the leading roles. What it will all lead I do not care to guess. But already my adherents are making plans. There is 'a meeting' in store for Prince John that he will not soon forget. My royal brother shall learn If he may offend me lightly." Colpus declares that a large portion of his trouble with Prince John is due to the fact that in. a published inter view Colpus referred to the countess of Cork as the first consort of King Edward. This greatly angered Prince John, who although claiming descent from the union of a noblewoman and King Edward had never mentioned his mother's name. Prince de Guolph recently wrote a letter to The Herald in which he stat ed that "It would be difficult for Mr. Colpus to obtain legal confirmation of his story of royal blood. in a written reply to this Issued yes terday Colpus goes at length Into the matter and declares that after all the Jacobites or Stewart heirs of the Brit ish royal family are the rightful heirs to the throne. ; Colpus declares that, heretofore, he has- supported the claims' of Prince John to the British throne but will now cease to do so. He says his for mer support was given in the belief that if John ascended • the British throne Colpus would get a "fair" hear ing for his claims. ASSERTS HE IS OFFICER; 'SQUARES' CASE FOR WATCH James Sullivan, a gardener employed in l:.i -i'via- park, reported to the city detectives yesterday morning that he was "arrested" for alleged drunkenness by a Mexican who called himself an officer, on North Main street, Satur day night. Rather than go to the jail, Sullivan said he bargained with the "officer*' who finally let him go after taking his gold watch. "He said with the watch In his pock et he could call things square." said Sullivan. LOVELIGHT PLAYS ON FAIR COUNTESS Painter of 'The Reapers' Crosses Continent to See Russian Classic Dancer BRINGS DE SWIRSKY PICTURE Signor Tozzi Admits Ardent Friendship, but Says 'Artists Should Not Marry' Artists should not marry. lam an artist. The Countess De Swirsky is an old, old friend; we have many mutual friends. Also, I desired to see Los Angeles, the beautiful. That is why I am here." Piero Tozzi, a well known Italian artist of New Yok city, creator of "The Reaper," which won first prize at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition in Seattle and a silver medal at Rome, made the above statement last even ing when asked whether his presence in Los Angeles indicated that a wed ding was about to take place- between himself and the Countess Thamara De Swirsky, the classic dancer who re cently appeared at the Auditorium. Signor Tozzi arrived from New York late Saturday evening and registered at the Lankershlm, where the countess, accompanied by her mother, is stay ing. With him he brought a photo graph of a life-size portrait of the countess which he recently completed In his studio in New York and which the subject of the picture had never seen. It was said by friends that Tozzi came all the way from New York to show the countess his picture of her. Shortly after his arrival the countess and her mother and the artist were seen together at the theater and ru mor had it that a wedding would soon take the dancer from the stage for ever. Both deny the rumor, however. "I think an artist should never marry," said Signer Tozzi. "I am an admirer of the countess," he continued, glancing fondly at her as she stood examining the photograph of her por trait, "and we have been friends for a long time. Truthfully I say, also, that I had a great desire to see this beau tiful land of Southern California. I have heard so much about it—it has such a reputation for beauty— I, of course, love the beautiful." "But, aife you going to marry the countess?" was asked. "I do not believe the true artist should marry," was the answer, "and 1 am an artist." Further than this the signor would not discuss the subject. According to friends of Coutess De Swirsky here, Signor Tozzl has been an ardent admirer of the dancer for a number of years. It is said that the countess has great faith in his judg ment and that she desired to talk the situation over with him before signing a contract for a tour of Australia In firmed, however, as neither the coun firmed, hawever, as neither the coun tess nor the signor would either deny or affirm the rumor. Piero Tozzl has a national reputa tion as a portrait painter. He first attracted attention In 1903, when he presented in Rome his painting, "Con valescence." He lived in his native land until 1907, when he came to New York city and opened a studio. His second big success was "The Reap ers," which was praised by artists both in America and Europe and given prizes when exhibited. He would not say last evening how long he would be in Los Angeles. He Stated that the picture which he. painted of the countess and of which he prought a photograph 3000 miles was merely his way of "showing appre ciation of her art." POLICE SUSPECT AGENT OF LAND-SELLING FRAUD Detectives Arrest D. E. Hindman, Who Advertised New Mexico Land for Colony On suspicion of having tried to swin dle men and women in connection with alleged government land grants in New Mexico, D. E. Hindman, who claims to be a resident of Albuquerque, was arrested by Detectives McNamara and Boyd at 213 South Main street, yesterday afternoon. Hindman advertised in a local news paper yesterday morning offering em ployment to "all kinds of men, wait resses, stenographers and other ladies." Those answering the advertisement were told they would be established on a large tract of land in New Mexico entirely free of cost. A "good faith" deposit of $1, however, was asked. Several women called on Hindman but none paid any money. Hindman Is held ion a technical charge of va grancy. BOY ASKS POLICE TO FIND LAD WHO SOLD FAKE ROUTE Ehrman Harvey, fifteen years old, asked the police yesterday afternoon to find a youth of about sixteen, call ing himselfk George Clark, who Harvey says sold him a fake newspaper route. Harvey said he gave Clark $14 yes terday morning for a route in the neighborhood of his home, 920 Agatha street. ' He says Clark then went down town saying he would return shortly with a bundle of newspapers that "go with the route." When Clark failed to return, Harvey Investigated and found that he had no route to sell. MEXICAN IS HEEDLESS FOR 6 HOURS TO WHAT MAY BE FATAL WOUND Though be was stabbed at 8 o'clock Saturday night, Felix Alvarez, a Mexi can living on South Alameda, didn't know be was seriously wounded unfit six hours later and when taken to the receiving hospital about 3:30 o'clock yesterday morning his condition was precarious. The wound which the Mex ican at first regarded as a mere scratch proved to be a two-inch Internal lacer ation of the abdomen which may prove fatal. Alvarez engaged in a fight with an other Mexican at Second and Han I'edro streets. After the difficulty was set tled he went home and retired. When his friends heard him groaning later in the night they called the ambulance. 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C. Woody, a watchman, was held up, robbed of $15, then bound to a chair and gagged. The victim was discov ered by J. A. Robinson, another watch man, who was on a lower floor when the robbery was committed.. A score of officers searched the building a few minutes after the matter was reported to the police at 12:30 o'clock this morning. Woody was in the kitchen on the fourth floor drinking a cup of tea when the three men appeared, leveled re volvers at his head and ordered him to throw up his hands. When Woody obeyed the order one of the men searched him while the others stood guard. After gagging the victim the bandits stated that there were six of them in the building and that they would get the other two watchmen when they appeared, tie them, then crack the safe in the office on the fourth floor. J. M. Finley, the third watchman employed in guarding the store, ap peared shortly after Robinson discov ered the tied map, and with the others made a search of the kitchen before reporting the matter to the police. ■ The officers were unable to find where the men entered the building or where they made their exit. The building Is being carefully searched and a cordon of police are guarding the outside of the place. , CUTTER SEEKS LAUNCH; VESSEL LIMPS TO PORT Victor, with Engines Broken, Is Rowed to Safety After floating about helplessly for eight hours yesterday the launch Vic tor limped into Long Beach last night propelled by oars pulled by her crew. The vessel had been almost at the mercy of the ocean from 3 o'clock in the afternoon until nearly midnight last night, and her two men on board of her were absolutely exhausted when they reached safety. News of the danger of the vessel I had spread to a number of the coast towns early In the. evening, and at 11 o'clock last nigat the revenue cutter McCulloch started in search of the craft. ■ The McCulloch -was notified by wireless of the safe arrival of the .Victor at Long Beach. The launch was, discovered with- a broken engine about Aye miles off Dead Man's Island this afternoon by Harold Oliver, who was out sailing in his sailboat. He took one of the men, Reed Gardner, off the launch and brought him back to Long Beach, where he reported the distress;of the launch to the police.' • Leon Holmes and Fred Ring were the two men who brought the boat to port. >'■ < ..-.-,-:•., STEPBROTHER AND SISTER WED BY JEWISH SERVICE Miss Anna Schulman,. only . daughter of Mrs. Israel Schulman, and Ber nard Schulman, stepbrother- of the bride, were quietly married at the family home. 235 West Twenty-first street, yesterday afternoon. The cere mony, which was ample but pretty, was read by Rabbi Slgmund Hecht. The bridegroom is the eldest son of the Rev. Israel Schulman. ■ The bride was gowned in a handsome white satin robe veiled with lace. She wore a long tulle veil and carried a white Bible. She was attended by Mrs. James Edward Lacy, who wore a gown of delicate green silk and real lace. Simon Schulman, brother of the groom, acted as best man. The house was decorated through out. The living room, % In which the bridal ceremony was pronounced,- was elaborately decorated In white carna tions and ferns. Above the altar was suspended a large white- bell and a number of tiny cuplds. An Informal reception for friends of the couple was held immediately fol lowing the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Schulman will reside' at 235 West Twenty-first street for the present. LOCAL JAPANESE BANQUET ADMIRAL Naval Guest Feted in Native Fashion of Speaking Be fore Eating Admiral Rokuro Yashiro, the distin guished commander of the Japanese training fleet, which is now anchored In Los Angeles harbor, and his staff officers were entertained last evening by the Kagoshlma association, a social organization of local Japanese. The entertainment was in the form of a banquet, held at 135 North Central avenue, and about 130 persons were present. The front of the building and the dining hall proper were lavishly dec- rated for the occasion. An arch formed over the gateway leading to the front entrance was draped with American and Japanese national em blems and brilliantly lighted with elec tric lights. , The dining hall itself was decorated tutn flowers and greenery, the nation al colors of Japan, red and white being predominant. Behind the speaker's table more Japanese and American flags were arranged artistically, the whole forming a very pretty back ground for the number of immaculately dressed, dapper little brown men who formed the party. • ."•**' In contrast to banquets of -English speaking people, the speaking came before the dinner was served. As each speaker arose to talk a dead silence tiept over the room and without in terruption the 'speakers were allowed to finish. There was no applause, the guests seemingly being satisfied to dis cuss the remarks made among them selves rather than to applaud them. S. Hisadome, president of the asso ciation, acted as toastmaster of the evening. He called on a number of prominent local Japanese, all of whom made a few appropriate remarks. Ad miral Yashiro himself. responded for the navy. He expressed the sincere appreciation of himself and his men Tor the royal reception tendered them in Southern California, stating that in its warmth and sincerity it overshad owed all other receptions. He spoke of the delightful climate here and highly complimented his country men'on their advancement and progress here. Following the banquet those present were given an opportunity to meet the admiral and his staff personally. JAPANESE SYNDICATE TAKES CROWDS TO SEE CRUISERS Agents of Independent Boatmen Roughly Handled SAN PEDRO, Dec. 4.—Nearly 4000 passengers were' carried today to the Japanese cruisers Asama . and Kasagl. Most of the visitors were Japanese, among whom were mingled but few whites. All morning and until late In the afternoon launches left Fifth street carrying capacity loads. Police offi cers kept tally on all launches to see that they were not overloaded. Most of the-business was done by the Japanese syndicate in charge of the boats of ihe San Pedro Transportation company. , Friday the independent boatmen cut the price to 25 cents for the round trip and the Japanese syn dicate met the cut. An agreement had been made by the Independent boatmen to honor the tickets of the syndicate and accept 60 per cent of the receipts, but most of them kicked out when they found that the Japanese, had reserved right of way at the landing for their boats. . Yesterday after one or two Japanese spielers hired by the independent boat men had been pretty roughly handled by members of the syndicate a new agreement was reached by which all boats were allowed the landing In turn, and the price was restored to 50 cents for the.round trip,. '. Although the Fifth street landing has always been claimed by the transpor tation company for commercial pur poses the Independent boatmen landed passengers there' all day and were not molested. The syndicate boats used a private float. ■ . Visitors were not received on board after 3 o'clock, and after this they were taken around the cruisers at half fare. As the boats returned with the same passengers taken' out several hundred visitors on the cruisers were unable to yet back to shore until utter dark. EXIT CIGARETTE ON SANTA FE RY. Railroad Directors' Edict Bans Paper-Rolled Smoke Among Employes of Road MEN TRAIN TO OBEY ORDER Corporation Intimates It No Longer Cares to Sal aries to Consumers Down goes the curtain on the festive cigarette. , No. more will the "rollln's" and tho "makln's" occupy a place of prom inence In the pocket of the Santa Fe employe. Never again will the "newsy" on the, train slip out on the front platform to surreptitiously steal a smoke while the conductor is at the other end. Nor will the office boy bo able to take his "puffs'/ while swift ly (?) striding from office to office. From the highest to the lowest em ploye, the cigarette will soon be among the "dear departed" on the Santa Fe. Why? - - . Listen. 'Way off in Topeka, Kas., lives a body of men who are known as officials. They are the gentlemen re ferred to when the angry passenger flays the "blamed railroad." Having— or being supposed to have—large wads of the coin of the realm they are able, to afford HaVanas most all the time. They smoke cigars or pipes, and there fore, be it known that they disap proved of cigarettes. A few days ago the edict went fot-th, to be spread broadcast wherever the Santa Fe road has employes, that from now on and hereafter the road did not care to pay salaries to regular consumers of "Dull Burnham" or any other form of cig arette. The order has been sent all over the system that the cigarette must go. From the president down to the most mischievous office boy—everywhere It's "Taboo the littlo narcotic smoke." The order does mot cover cigars or pipes. It picks entirely on the cigar ette. But -that is not alt it does. It not only picks on the little paper "Joy makers," but It knocks them out com pletely. There will be no more smok ing cigarettes (In the sight of the boss). The road really does not care to em ploy men with such habits. The order will become effective Jan uary 1. Santa Fe men are getting into training to "swear off." QUARREL ABOUT CHILD ENDS IN FATHER'S ARREST Son of R. L Couts Fears Use of Weapon After a violent quarrel over the pos> session of their 6-year-old son Per kins, R. L. Couts of the firm of R. L. Couts &' Son, money brokers in the H. W. Hellman building, was arrested at his home at 376 Potter Park avenue on complaint of an elder son, A. Bryan Couts, who until recently was In busi ness with his father. The accused was booked at the central police station on a charge of carrying concealed ' weapons. The idea of going to jail and having to part with his young son so affected Couts that it was necessary to remove him to the receiving hospital for treat ment for heart trouble. The difficulty in the Couts family is said to have started several years' ago, when, according to the complaining son, Mrs. Couts inherited an estate valued at $23,000 and her husband spent it. Since that time there has been discord, and several months ago the couple separated, Mrs. Couts remaining at the home at 376 South Bonnie Brae, and Couts going to live at 376 Potter Park avenue. BOX ASKS FOR PROTECTION When the couple decided to live apart Couts took their 6-year-old son Perkins, and has been keeping him at his home. Last night,' it appears, Mrs. Couts attempted to gain possession of the boy and a stormy sc/tme followed. Finally A. Byran Couts appealed to the police for protection, declaring that he and his mother intended to get the lad. The older son stated that his father was armed and might injure them. A policeman was detailed to investi gate the matter. The officer found the meeting was just as tempestuous as had been promised and took the father into custody. Couts, who formerly was a member of the police department when the city jail was on West Second street, nearly twenty years ago, protested and made every effort to obtain ball. His little son clung' to 'him and begged the of ficers to allow the accused man to go home. - • Owing to the fact that Couts Is said to have made threats against mem bers of the family no bail was fixed In the case. Mrs. Couts Is said to be in ill health as the result of worry over being separated from her little son. ££. BLIND YOUTH ACCUSES HIS FATHER OF CRUELTY Indignant Neighbors Notify Po lice and Cause Arrest of John Hochschalz Because it is charged he beat his blind son so brutally that his body was black and blue, John Hochschalz, living at Hill and Ninth streets, was arrested yesterday by Officer Canto. According to neighbors, Hochschalz had been quarreling with his son for a number of days. When he beat the young man yesterday neighbors noti fied the police. The younger Hoch schalz said his father attacked him because he failed to pay his board. Ho said he made his living by selling shoestrings on a street corner. / The son will appear against the fath er in the police court this morning. '