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Fair, warmer; light north wind VOI.. XXXIII. N I'M UK II 70. PRICE: 50 GENTS J i^&K? WHAT! FAIRBANKS GET TOKIO POST? O'BRIEN SAYS NO Ambassador to Japan, in Los Angeles, Detiies He Is to Be Ousted by Taft DIPLOMAT BOUND FOR EAST Story Wafted from Washington Holds Plum for Former Vice President "If anyone else has been appointed ambassador to Japan from the United States I have no knowledge of such an appointment," said Thomas J. O'Brien United States ambassador to the land of th« Kising Sun, at the Alexandria yesterday. Mr. O'Brien was discussing a press dispatch sent out from Wash ington, IJ. C, to the effect that a suc cessor had been named for the position he now fills, and that he would be transferred to some European post. "I am retaining the position of am bassador to Japan at the personal re quest of President Taft," continued Mr. oiiricn. "Before leaving the capital for the Far Eaßt I had an audience with the president, and the subject of a successor was not mentioned. "Of course," he said, smiling, "I would not tell you if It had. If the president had suggested the possibility of a successor I would not mention It— but he did not, so I can tell. Tho sufc ject was not broached at the audience, and since you ask, I am scarcely of the opinjon that I would be allowed to sal! for Japan and resume my duties there If a successor were to follow me at once. It would be far more reason able to suppose that I would bo recalled now bofore leaving. "I shall stick to the ambassador job as long as posible. It is at the request of the president, and I feel it my duty to do so. Beyond the article I read in the^papers this morning TJmow nothing of the new ambassador to Japan." ON HIS WAY TO POST Mr. O'Brien, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Los Angeles Thursday, reg istering at the Alexandria. They are on their way now to Tokio, where Mr. O'Brien will resume his duties of am bassador of the United States to Japan. Mr O'Brien Left Tokio October 18,' and since that time has been visiting in the United States. He went to Wash ington before starting from his home In Michigan and had a personal confer ence with the president in regard to the ultuation In the Far Kast, at vhich no mention of any proposed change in the present representation In Japan was made. A prss dispatch" from Washing ton Thursday stated that former Vice President Fairbanks was slated t^, suc ceed Mr. O'Brien. Mr. O'Brien passed most of his time here visiting with Edmond D. Barry, an attorney in Pasadrna, whom he had known in the east. He returned from Pasadena in time to take the afternoon train ior San Francisco, whence he salts for the Orient. Mr. O'Brien ex pressed himself as being vastly pleased ■with Southern California, and remarked as he was abcut to leave his hotel: "I am sorry I was not asked my opinion of this beautiful country until train time. I could talk about it all day." DEATH TAKES COL. CRAWFORD DUBUQUE, la., Dec. 9.—C01. W. P^ Crawford, 80 years old, commander of the guard at the execution of Mrs. Surratt and others fpr complicity In the assassination of President Lincoln, died here today. The | Sunday Herald ' ■. Magazine '} i A great issue—one you can't'afford to miss. ■ ■ • Partial Table of Contents : tStewart Edward White ' tells about Los Angeles and Cali fornia In his new novel "The Rules of £ the Game." ~, ."...- ■'. ■ A Los Angeles Bachelor Girl informs ~ her v sisters * how to live comfortably and even i luxuriously ■in ■•■ one room v on: a few dollars.; a week. An instructive article, inter estingly written and well illustrated. ** The Stock Company Problem with especial reference to Los An geles, ' discussed*. by '<j a prominent New York theatrical manager. Meredith Nicholson author of the "House of a Thousand Candles,", J writes "The Confessions of a Best Seller.".', \gj , >?A Page of Books THE HOME <;^ Valuable . and ' timely hints for the housewife. ■■ a ;*j'» .• . ".;. •■■.' • A Page for Boys and Girls i 5: A Great Short Story s ( written for • The Herald by George H. Ford. HEAIMr HEALTH An authoritative series of articles. v ; The Brama 1 What to see this weak at Los An ' geles theaters, with photos of scenes | and players. |.'V Departments ;. i The kitchen," poultry, gardening, etc. j:' The Sunday Herald 1 If you are. Dot c. subscriber you'd I better;order, from your, corner^ news I dealer now. ■ ■ ■ :.,; LOS ANGELES HERALD U. S. AMBASSADOR •TO JAPAN WHO WAS IN CITY YESTERDAY i SBBBBB& • ' THOMAS 3. O'BBIEN INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY LOS ANGELES City's bond offer la turned down by New York syndicate. PAGE 1 Ambassador O'Brien denies Falrhnnks i» to net hie jjost at Toklo. PAGES 1 Aviation meet fund reaches $42,000. PAGE 1 Aviator Wlllard will make high flight to Paaadena. PAGH 7 Alhambra man denied divorce from wo man to whom he has been married forty years. PAGE 7 Mis. Rachel Levy, aged nearly 97, and John W. Merrill. 93, dlo same day in Los Angeles. PAGE 13 Donation of $80,000 makes Occidental college fund $310,000. PAGH 12 Police think Fine Arts fire was caused by burglars. PAGE 12 WomaM Is robbed in crowd while giv ing water to aged man who faints. PAGE 12 Girl suing for daughter's share of Bafti win estate demands production fit al leged marriage contract. PAGE 12 J. Marlon Brooka Is reported dying in the French hospital. PAGK .". Mayor Alexander says Chief of Police Oalloway went to San Francisco mere ly to attend convention. PAGE 10 Editorial and Letter Box. PAOE 4 Clubs and mullo. PAGE 5 Theaters. PAGE B Sports. PAGE « Markets end financial. PAGE 9 Building permits. PAGE 10 Shipping. PAGE 6 Marriage licenses, births, deaths. PAGE 10 Weather report. PAQB 10 Classified advertising. PAGES 101 l SOUTH CALIFORNIA Woman captures octopus while fishing off Long Beach pier. PAGE 2 Long Beach Consolidated Oas company to build new plant. PAGE 6 Winery men lose test case against lo cal anti-saloon laws. PAGE 6 COAST Mob burns camp of Industrial Workers of the World at Fresno. PAGE 1 Federal register and receiver decide against land owners in Northern and Central California. PAGE 2 Arisona constitutional convention com pletes work and adjourns. PAGE 3 Official cenßus returns show Tncoini loses 33.000 by recount. PAGE 3 EASTERN Population of United States, about 91, --600,000. to be announced at noon to day. PAGE 1 Secretary of War Dickinson demand* airships for army. PAGE 3 Secretary of State Knox grants re quest of Italy for surrender of Porter Charlton, accused of wife murder. PAGE 2 Georgo W. Perkins retires as Morgan's partner to help solve conflict between capital and labor. PAGE 2 Child icadß New York police tofcldnaped boy. PAGE I Christian Science board makes formal announcement of program. PAGE 2 MINING AND OIL New Sonora railroad to open rich min ing country begins grading. PAGE 6 Independent agency favors curtailment of production. PAGE 6 WHAT'S GOING ON TODAY IN LOS ANGELES AMUSEMENTS Bolatco — Eflackwood-Belaseo players In "Shertock Holmes." 2:15 and 8:15 p. m. Buibank —Morosco players in "An Ameri can Widow." 2:16 and 8:15 o- m. Grand opera house —Ferris Hartman and company In "Nearly a Hero," 2:15 end 8:15 p. m. • Levy'n cafe chantant—Continuous vaude ville, 2:30 i>. m. to 12:30 a. m. Lou Angeles—Vaudeville, 2:30 p. m., 7:30 p. m. and 9 p. ni. Luna park—Outdoor amusements, band concerts, moving pictures and vaudeville, 10 a. m. to mldniirht. • Majestic—"Mrs. Wlggs of the C&bbase Patch," 2:30 and 8:15 p. m. Olympic—Musical farce, "The Evening S-t-a-r," 3. 7:46 and 9:15 p. m. Orpheum—Vaudeville, 2:15 p. ra, and 8:16 p. m. Pantages—Vaudeville, 2:30 p. m., 7 p. m. and 9 p. m. , Princess —Musical farce, "( oh»n tlio Frenchman," 3 p. m.. 7:<5 p. m. and 9.15 OF INTEREST TO WOMEN Federation of College Woman's clubs, Y. W. C. A.. 2:30 p. m. Muslcale, Hollywood school fof girls. 3 p m. Garden party. Dr. Henrlette E. Swoet ami Mlbs Jennie Lowe. 3311 West Temple, S Cat club show continues all day In Pan tages theater building, Broadway, between Fifth and Sixth- streets. SPORTS Football—Los Angeles high vs. Palo Alto htgh, state Rugby championship, Bovard field, 2:30 p. m. Baseball—San Diego vs. McCormlcks, Win ter league, Vernon, 2:30 p. m. MISCELLANEOUS Conference of teachers to discuss plan to legalize teaching of foreign languages In intermediate schools In rfudttorlum of Poly technic high school, forenoon. Schoolmasters" club banquet, 349 Bouth Hill street, tonight. City club meets at 12:16 X* m. at West minster hotul. Meyer Ussner will speak on "Proposed Htatn legislation." Legislation, committee meets In council chamtwr at 9:SO a. m. to dlseusa Boyle Heights brickyards SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 10, 1910. GUY BOND OFFER TURNED DOWN BY N.Y. FINANCIERS Aqueduct Funds Not in Sight, and Tunnel Workers Laid Off to Save $6000 a Month WASHBURN GETS TELEGRAM Mayor Says Sinking Fund Can Be Used to Keep Up Owens River Work Hopes that \ money for construction work of . the aqueduct and the -siphon steel; would' be s forthcoming, at once from the bond syndicate were banished yesterday when A: W. Bullard, the syn dicate's representative,, telegraphed W. J. Washburn that the city's offer had been. rejected. . j ■ ■ ■ . - * ■---' • . In his message to the chairman of the finance committee Bullard stated that the offer, had been rejected as soon as it had been ma.de, but as it was a foregone conclusion that It would not be entertained he had not considered It worth while formally to notify the city officials that such was the case. •£ i While city officers have been Issuing manifestos back and forth and cover ing reams of paper with, figures based on the acceptance by the syndicate of the city's proposition, there appears -to have been no reason for It, because the syndicate did not give any thought to the matter at all, - but owing to the failure of Bullard to notify Mr. Wash burn, this was not known. : ... ; • Feeling• that It was high, time the syndicate was saying "yes" or "no" to the city's proposal, Mr. Washburn sent a telegram to Bullard Thursday after noon, as follows: ', .'■ :■-••; ■•■•■' ■ "No reply, has been received to offer made by council to : syndicate, through you, under date of November 23. Pa rers In this morning's issue quote two members of syndicate as saymg that no proposal has been received.' Is this an error or did your message go astray?" . ■ LEAVES SINKING FUND FKKE |£ft ' In reply ■ to • this $ telegram Bullard wired' yesterday afternoon: j "Telegram December 8 received. Your proposition was submitted to syndicate both i after it ■ was : made November ,23 and tentatively prior thereto. As ten tatively made syndicate declined to consider it, ■' and they • had no other thought after it was formally made. I did not think it -• necessary to advise you to this effect in a formal way."* j "When Mayor I Alexander was told of the syndicate's "refusal to accept the proposition of which he was the author, he said: V -'■• : -—-:■■■ '-_;;.".■ "■';"! hardly expected they would accept it. But it is better'to have them re fuse out offer than to ' accept: the pro posal they made to tie; up our sinking fund. We can go'right ahead and build the aqueduct, and the I syndicate' must elect February 1 if it Is to exercise its option and take all the bonds. Mean while,- if we get short of funds between now and February 1, we can use the sinking fund' to help along,'which we could not do under any circumstances if the syndicate's offer had been ac- cepted." The board ot public works yesterday reduced expenses in the construction of the aqueduct $6000 a month by dis charging a gang of tunnel workers on the Saugus division. A. A. Hubbard, president of he board of public works, said: "If we had this money we would not have had to reduce expenses, but could have Increased them. At the rate we are now running the city will lose ap proximately $1000 a day that could be saved with money enough to rush the work at the maximum. The fixed charges are about $1000 a day, and by completing the work earlier we could stop this expense." 20 RESCUED FROM TERRIBLE PLIGHT IN LAKE ONTARIO Steamer Grounds on Island in a Blinding Snow Storm OSWEGO, N. V.. Dec. 9.—Twenty persons, ten on an island and ten on a stranded vessel, \yere rescued In Lake Ontario today. The steamship John Sharpless of Chicago, grounded on the shore «f Galloup island while going from Chicago to Ogdensburg. A snowstorm was raging and waves rolled over her, flooding the boiler room and putting out the fires. Not until today was the vessel sighted by the steamer Hlnckley, and by that time, driven from the vessel by the intense cold, Mrs. George Rus sell, wife of the first mate, and half of the crew had got safely on the island by means of a lifeboat. The Hinckley took all hands aboard and brought them here. The Sharp less was abandoned, but probably can be saved. JAPANESE STEAMERS GO DOWN IN STORM; ALL LOST VICTORIA, B. C, Dec. 9.—The Jap anese steamer Kumumoto, 1993 tons, was lost with her crew of thirty-four men November 27 off Sado Island while bound from Muroan to Tsing Tao with ties. A number of'bodies were washed ashore on the island. In the same storm the steamer Tal hel went down off Aklta prefecture and ten of her crew were drowned. The steamer Gensan was damaged off Sado island, but reached shelter. SIXTY MINERS ENTOMBED; RESCUERS FIND TWO DEAD Men Buried Alive by Explosion in Alberta VANCOUVER. B. C, JJec. 9.—Sixty miners have been entombed in the Bluebeard colliery at Frankfort, Al berta, as a result of an explosion ■which occur/ed there today. Two bodies have been found by the res cuers. It is believed some of the entombed men may be alive, and strenuous ef forta are being made to reach them. I The Great Act, "American Dollars" S Waldorf Astor, son of the expatriated American millionaire, has been elected a member of parliament.—News Item. _________________ ELECTION FIZZLE A BLOWN TO LORDS Undecisive Result May Prove the 1 Same as Defeat of Gov ernment at Poljs LONDON, Dec. 10.—More than two thirds, or 460 members, of the new house of commons have been elected and the political parties stand prac tically as they were at the dissolution of parliament. The Unionists, who last w-tek expected to grain at least twenty thus far have secured but three. The standing of the parties tonight is: Government coalition: Liberals, 16; -Nationalists, 63; Laborites, 29; Inde rendent Nationalists, 6; total, 251. Opposition: Unionists, 209. Liberal gains, 14. Unionists gains, 21. Labor gains, 4. Outside of the defeat of Timothy Healy, Nationalist, in hid old constit uency, Louth, which is attributed to Cardinal Logue prohibiting the priests participating in the election, todays results did not produce any surprise, unless it was in the failure of the Lib erals to recapture Denbigh. The elec tion in this Welsh borough Is charac teristic of the whole election. W. Ormsby-Gore won the seat last Jan uary by eight votes, and today he wbn by nine, although the polling on both sides fell off. . Mr Frewen has offered his seat for Cork to Mr. Healy. but Healy has de clined it, for he intends to try to up set the election at Louth of Richard Hazelton, Nationalist, alleging illegal practices on the part of his opponents. The most optimistic Unionists now have no hope of making serious in roads on the government majority. Their leaders insist, however, that the election was unnecessary, that the result practically amounts to a vote of a lack of confidence and that with the Nationalists and the Laboritos exact ing the fullest price for their support it will be impossible for the cabinet to remain in power. To this the Liberals reply that the Unionists, after the January election, insisted that the government had re ceived simply a mandate on the bud get and that the election was not de cisive on the question of the statutes of the house of lords. Now, they add, both parties have placed the house of lords in the fore front and even a reduced coalition majority will justify them in proceed ing with the veto bill, and if neces sary in asking of King George a guar antee to insure Its passage. HINDUS FIGHT FOR COWS; 150 INJURED IN CALCUTTA Riots Follow Dispute with Mo hammedans Over Rites CALCUTTA, Dec. 9.—One hundred and fifty persons were injured In riots here tonight. The trouble grew out of the strong feeling between Hindus and Mohammedans, brought about by the intention of the latter to sacrifice cows at the coming Mohammedan fes tival. The Hindus regard the cow as sa cred, and endeavored to get the po lice to Interfere and stop the proposed sacrifice. The police, however, de clined to interfere, and the trouble followed. GEMS STOLEN; SUES BOAT CHICAGO, Dec. ».—Mrs. Rose Doug las Lewis, wife of Col. James H. Lewis, attorney, today filed suit in the supreme court for $15,000 damages from the Cunard Steamship company. She charges that in 1909, while she waa making a Europeean trip, Jewels worth that amount were stolon from her Btate room. FRENCHMAN ASCENDS 10,499 FEET; BREAKS AIR RECORD AGAIN PAU, France, Dec. 9.—Ascending from the aviation field here today, M. Legagnieux broke the world's altitude record, rising to a height of 10,499 feet. The Frenchman landed half frozen after a remarkable plane downward. The previous official height rec ord was made by Ralph Johnstone, who in tile recent meet at Belmont park, soared 9714 feet. At Philadelphia November 23, J. Armstrong Drexel made a remark able high flight and claimed a world's record. When this was dis puted Drexel requested the officials of the weather bureau to examine his barograph. They did so and credited him with an altitude of 9897 feet. These figures, however, have not been accepted officially by the Aero club of America. $42,000 FOR AIR MEET SUBSCRIBED Herrin Gives $10,000 for Avia tors—Date Fixed for Dec. 24 to Jan. 3 An aviation mast whtptt, it in claimed, will be even bigger and better than the one held last yuar, will be held in Los Angelea December 24 to January 3, the proceeds from which are to go toward creating a children's fresh air fund. Already $42,0*0 has been raised. The aviation committee, of which William A. Garland is chairman and Motley H. Flint secretary and treas urer, met yesterday afternoon and set tled on the date given. Both Domin guei Held and Santa Anita were con sidered by the committee as the proper place for holding the meet, the matter finally being laid on the table for fur ther discussion when the committee meets again today. Roy Knabenshue, representative of the Wright Brothers company, which controls Aviators Walter Brookins and "Arch" Hoxsey; R. H. Young, manager for Glenn CurtlM, who controls C. F. Willard and "Bud" Mars, and the managers for Hubert Latham will meet with the committee today. Jt will en deavor to make contracts with these flyers to take part In the meet. If they find it impossible to secure sat isfactory contracts the money sub scribed wilr*be refunded ami the meet called off. During yesterday's meeting of the committee a delegation of Pasadena men, representing the Tournament of Hoses in that city, appeared and pro tested against a program being given on the date of the Tournament of Roses, January 2. It was agreed to have no program on that date, and Pasadena, as a return favor, sub scribed $10,000 toward the meet. President. Garland yesterday an nounced the personnel of the general committee or board of directors which will control the meet. They are, be sides those mentioned ir. yesterday's Herald, Fred L. Baker, VV. G. Kerck hoff and W. W. Woods. In speaking of the meet yesterday Mr. Garland said: "We will have a successful aviation mcct —one which will be a credit to Los Angeles. I have sefcoted the board of directors with the greatest care, and think I Have h representative body of lii.ii a buily wblotl will do things." 1 (Continued on l'agc Xwu) CTXrr^T T? ITYPTI?Q • daily 2«. on trains 80. ixJLiil K^KJt: JLEio. SUNDAYS Be. ON TRAINS 10* MOB BURNS I.W.W. OUT; STORMS JAIL Industrial Workers Beaten at Fresno When Police In vite an Attack FRESNO, Dec. 9.—Following an or der given by the cliief of police to all patrolmen to allow members of the Industrial Workers of the World to speak, unmolested, on the streets, and a statement that the citizens might do as they wished, a large mob gath ered tonight about 7 o'clock, attacked and severely beat a large' number of the Industrial Workers who sought to speak, then marched to the I. W. W. camp outside the city limits and burned a big tent in which the members lived, together with all supplies kept there. The members of the I. W. W. sought to make resistance, threatening to shoot if the mob crossed a certain "dead line" near the camp, but broke and ran when the crowd of men and boys surged across. Some were forced to flee in their underclothes, carrying their outer garments in their arms. After devastating the I. W. W. camp the mob marched back to the city and started for the county jail, where about fifty members of the organiza tion are imprisoned. Hearing of their approach, the sheriff pu» a heavy fcuanl around the juil to resist inva sion shoi.ld an attempt he made. For the second time in the history of the Jail big double steel doors which were installed for the purpose of mob resistance were put into use. When the crowd reached the jail a demand was made for the prisoners, but no violence was nttetmpted. The men were finally persuaded to dis perse after one or two short speeches had been made to them. WESTERN SPAIN RAZED BY CYCLONE; MANY DROWNED Vessels Sunk in Harbor; Villages Are Flooded CERBREBE, France, Dec. 9.—Ad vices received here late today state that western Spain lias been swept by a cyclone that razed everything in its path. Several small vessels were sunk in the harbor of Corunna and a num ber of persona wore drowned. At Seville the river rose ten feet, flooding the valley. Several persons were killed and many injured near Bilbao. FLOODS THREATEN PORTUGAL OPORTO, Portugal, Dec. 9.—There are heavy floods in northern Portugal. The Sousea river, normally a modest stream, is today a raging torrent 36 feet deep- The pure water supply of this city is threatened. FIRST WOMAN JURY CALLED TO PASS ON DIVORCE DECREE S4N FRANCISCO, Dec. 9.—For the first time in the history of this country a jury of twelve women sat in a su perior court today when Judge Graham summon, d twelve feminine spectator* to decide a modification of a decree of divorce, whereby Mrs. Mary A. Black acquired tlio i ustody of her minor son from her husband, Owen A. Black. SUES FOR LEOPOLD'S WEALTH BRUSBELS, Dec. 9.—Attorneys for Princess Louise of Belgium entered a formal suit today for the recovery of $8,000,000 which belonged to her father, the late Kin^ Leopold, and is now held by the Nieder Fullbac h founOailon. The li.-lKhm government also claims the money on the ground that ii came from the lieituaii Congo und belongs to the state. i THE HOME PAPER OP GREATER LOS ANGELES 91,500,000 IS LAST CENSUS ESTIMATE, FIGURES AT NOON Bureau Computes Job of Count ing All the Noses in the United States FIVE STATES ARE MISSING Georgia, Montana, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming to Be Announced with Total tAssuuiaie.l FieoSj WASHINGTON, Dec. 9.—"When an nounced by the census bureau at noon tomorrow the total population of the United States will be shown to ap proximate 91,500,000. This estimate is based on all the states except Georgia, Montana, Wash ington, Wisconsin and Wyoming, the figures on most of which Director Du rand has decided to withhold until the total returns for the country at largo are announced. The states so far given have an ag gregate population of 85,362,725. This is an increase of 20.4 per cent over the aggregate population contained by the same states in 1900. The five states not» included in the computation had an aggregate pop ulation oof 5,139,336 in 1900. If they maintain the growth of the other states, their aggregate will be brought up to 6,186,774, giving a grand total in the United States of 91,549,503. Even if there should be no gain ;•!. all, the total would be 90,502,061. Washington is expected to show a • increase of almost 100 per cent, an. Georgia is counted on to sustain th • average, but while Wisconsin prob> ably will score a gain, it is not be* lieved that it will reach 20 per cent. There Is no doubt that the total will be over 91,000,000. The computation 13 confined to the United States proper, and excludes all possessions. NAN PATTERSON BOBS UP AGAIN, AS RICH MAN'S WIFE Actress. Twice Tried for Murder, Living in Seattle I SEATTLE, 1 Dec. | 9.—Nan Patterson," member of the original "Florodora',\ sextet, who -was * twice tried ; for r the murder of Caesar Young in New ; York, is living in Seattle, thi* wife nt Captain Sumnca-.- Preseott.': a '• veteran- of- the Spanish-American war. • . , j Captain Prescott and Miss Patterson , were secretly married In St. Paul the latter part of October, coming to Seat tle shortly afterward. Captain Prescott, kept the identity of his wife secret, not even telling: his parents, who live In Chicago and are. said to 'be wealthy. "I am sorry our secret has become known," . said Captain Prescott ; last night. . Captain Prescott is head of a manu facturing company in Marlnette, Wis., and since coming to Seattle has been connected with a largo iron works. »» » ' . , ■■:■ IN HOBBLE SKIRT, ROLLS 20 FEET DOWN MOUNTAIN Wife of Mining Man Seriously In jured by Fall SAN BERNARDINO. Dec. 9.—Never again, says Mrs. Harrison Allen, wife of the secretary of the Gold Belt mining group at Doble, in reference to a hobble skirt as a desert garment. While trudging up the mountains above the water tunnel at the mines, Mrs. Allen, who was clad in a hobble skirt, fell. The climb up the steep and rugged cliff is no mean task, and with a hobble skirt, to use the expression of the lady herself, "It is simply awful." But the fall was not the end of the troubles for which the hobble was at fault. She rolled for twenty feet down the precipitous side of the mountain and was severely bruised. The day fol lowing the accident the injuries proved more serious than at first appreciated, Mrs. Allen not being able to stand. She has been taken to her Los Angeles home. BIG BEQUEST TO T. R. REVOKED IN CODICIL Former Admirer Changes Mind About Gift to Roosevelt SOUTH BEND. Ind.. Dec. 9.—Theo dore Roosevelt was presented with 1000 acres of valunablo timber limd in Scott county, Tennessee, by a former admir er, whose will was probated in SoafcJi Bend today, but this man, just beijjLe his death, changed his mind and in a codicil he bequeaths the entire property to his brother. Charles W. Hall, who died in Benton Harbor. Mich., a year ago, left an es tate worth between $100,000 and $200,000. Ho is the donor. SON IS NOT PRISONER, DECLARES ENRIQUE CREEL MEXICO City, Deo. 9.—Enrique Creel, foreign minister, tonight emphatically denied the report from San Antonio. Texas, that his son had been captured by revolutionists ana was held as a hostage in Chihuahua. Mr. Creel said: "My son, Enrique, has been visiting me for several weeks and departed at S o'clock tonight for Chihuahua. My other sona have not been molested in any way. The report is absolutely false." HIGH SCHOOL BONDS VOTED S \N DiHGO, Dec. 9.—The question of issuing bonds to the amount of $200,000 for the construction of a polytechnic high s'-hoi.il was ■übmltted to the peo ple today. Less than <!0 per rent of tho voten went to tin polls, but the bonds i by \.\u: overwhelming vote of vm io soi.