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Daily (times, tt WEDNESDAY, JUKE IS, 1902. 7 Los Angeles County: Its Cities, Towns, Hamlets and Suburban Places. NEWS REPORTS FROM TIMES CORRESPONDENTS 1 HIGH WIRED MAST FOR THE WIRELESS SANTA MONICA GOAT'S TROUBLESOME ROAST, POMONA, CADETS UO TO CAMP. POMONA, June 17. The High School Cadet Corps, forty strong, neatly uni-formed in khaki, with campaign hats and equipped with new Springfield rifles, left last evening for their annual outing at Long Beach for ten days.

Prior to their departure they gave a apivudld exhibition drill on Second street, showing proficiency in tactics. The boys started from the central school building about 9:30 in large wagons, expecting to reach Long Beach this forenoon. The cadets are in charge of their drill master, Maj. E. A.

Reynolds, and' those who went are J. R. Casey, captain; George Gallup, first lieutenant; A. O. Evans, sec-onu lieutenant; K.

-C. Simpson, first sergeant; Claude Reed, second sergeant; W. T. Casey, third sergeant; A. E.

Tangeman, quartermaster sergeant; Walter Tuller, Carl Lane, Hugh Ludden, corporals; Anson Thomas, Harry Hlnman, Carl Clogston, buglers, and Privates Elder, Mishler, Carnes, Clark, Reynolds, Stewart. Miller, Weber, Rogers, Harris, Hampshire, George, Baroer, Hills, Aftlerbaugh, Burke, Clay, Kelsey, horsey, Caldwell, Varcoe, Lorbeer, Arbuthnot, Horace and Roy Putnam. The corps will go to Redlands on the 4th of July, and with the Reulands Y.M.C.A. cadets will have charge of the guard mount at that city's Independence celebration. POMONA BREVITIES.

The funeral of Ernest Ahlstrom, the nine-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Ahlstrom, who died from dipththerla yesterday, was hold this forenoon, Rev. Dr.

G. W. White officiating. Dr. Alfred Downs of Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, who has gained professional prominence lately by successfully performing a delicate opera-ation upon a patient whose back bone was broken, is a brother of J.

R. Downs, commercial agent of the Southern Pacific here. elegant attire, more than 200 cards having been Issued to friends the hostesses, Tho unbonneted women assisting in a general way were Mrs. N. S.

Letth-head, Mrs. Malcolm J. McLeod, Mrs. Emll Kayser and Mrs. D.

A. Conrad. The first hour the punch table was presided over by Misses irwtn and McDoutrnll, the second by Misses Gardner and Wisunell. In the refreshment room Mrs. Charles Gardner and Mrs.

C. 8. Crlsty served Ices the first hour, and Mrs. George Stimson and Mrs. A.

M. Merwin the Becond. The cards were received by Miss Helen Boal of Los Angeles, who Is a sister of Mrs. W. Humes Roberts.

An orchestra played throughtout the afternoon. In the receiving-room the decorations were pure white Bermuda lilies; in the rotunda where refreshments were served, the flowers were yellow coreopsis. Japanese cake and bon-bon dishes lent a pretty effect to the tables. At 6:30 In the evening the ladles who assisted during the afternoon, together with a number of gentlemen Invited, were entertained at dinner for twenty-six covers were laid. The dinner guests were: Rev.

and Mrs. A. Moss Merwin, Rev. and Mrs. M.

J. McLeod. Dr. and Mrs. D.

A. Conrad, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Stimson, Mr.

and Mrs. C. S. Crlsty, Mr. and Mrs.

Emll Kayser. Mr. and Mrs. L. S.

Roberts, Dr. and Mrs. W. JH. Roberts, Mrs.

N. 8. Leithftsi. Mrs. C.

A. Gardner. Dr. Nixon, Misses Wlsewell, Merwin, McDougall, Gardner and Roberts, Mr. McMasters and R.

S. Roberts. PASADENA BREVITIES. Mrs, Dora Holslnger of Boston has purchased of F. Q.

Story, through W. I. Hollingsworth a ten-acre orange grove on the Alhambra road, just opposite the residence of Mr. Bean, and adjoining Mr. Story's home place at Alhambra, for $10,000, and will build a handsome dwelling on the property for a Southern California home.

Long-delayed claims of forest firefighters will Boon be paid. Dispatches from Washington state that the bill appropriating the money will be reported on Wednesday and there is no doubt as to its passage. This will relieve Charles Grimes, the Board of Trade and other parties who advanced money to fire-fighters. There was a young people's rally of Christian Endeavor societies last evening at the Lincoln Avenue Methodist-Episcopal Church An Interesting programme was rendered. R.

H. Plnney, secretary of the Revenue Oil Company, and Isaac Bailey, president, have gone to Bakersfleld to look after their interests EW PASADENA HOTEL I DELAYED BY UNIONS. HIGH PRICES PUT OFF TEE GREEN ADDITION. Wages are Out. of Sight and So Is Material Automobile Jumps Precipice.

Shakespeare Club Works for Juvenile Courts Roberts Reception. PASADENA. Office of The Times. No. 29 South Raymond avenue, June 18.

The fact that. Col. G. G. Green 'has postponed one year the building of his handsome annex to Hotel Green on Recount of the elevated prices of labor and material, should serve as an object lesson to the unions and other combinations which are partially responsible for the prices.

Col. Green planned to have the work started several months ago, but a letter received yesterday by Manager J. H. Holmes contains the Information that work on the lean-to of three hundred rooms will not begin till this fall, when it will be begun slowly, the colonel figuring that gradually prices will drop. It Is proposed 10 nave me new House finished In time for the season of 1903-4.

Col. Green made a careful examination of the steel and other material situations throughout the East, and taking Into account the big wages demanded by all kinds of artisans here, to delay the work. Now, here Is where, in the minds of the men who build hotels and things, the unions make the mistake: Prices have been placed high that when they drop they will fall a long way, and somebody's head will be cracked. Hotel builders talk of importing labor, and even if they don't do this, the reputation of this section as paying great wages will induce cheap lahor to come in. The contractors declare that they are willing to.

pay reasonable wages and say nothing about it, but the extreme existing is bound to cause trouble for the extremists. "I bave been talking with Contractor Slavln and with several architects," said Manager Holmes of the Green yesterday. "Slavin tells me that he is paying his mortar-mixers on the Potter Hotel at Santa Barbara f3 per day. I understand that bricklayers demand $8 a day, and that the workmen on Slavin's contract are about to hold a meeting for the raising of wages still higher. A man who is about to erect a hotel in Pasadena, containing 120 rooms, figured that tt would cost him about $50,000.

When he asked me what It would cost him, 1 without knowing the figure he had in mind, said $125,000. He said he wouldn't stand that. He asked an architect the same question, and was told that tne nouse would cost him between $125,000 and $150,000. Material Is up the same way, steel and bricks, etc. Steel is me worsi.

sieei is quoted now at about $120 per ton. We paid less than $30 per ton for the steel In the old buildings. We simply figured that the 1 profits from the annex for this year "would not balance the extra coot of building, and decided to delay the building until the season following. So it may be easily figured, even hy a union man with one-third of an eye, that the inflated wage standard is a losing game in the long run. In the mean time, work In rearranging the Interior of the present house Is going ahead, looking to better accommodations for greater Hotel Green.

The elevator in the east building Is being removed, 'and soon partitions will be taken out to provide a bigger corridor. Col. Green has just finished a new hotel In Woodbury, N. J. FRACTIOUS AUTO.

Bralnard Dewey of Congress street had an exciting experience with his Oldsmoblle a night or two ago, and he Is still wondering why ha wasn't killed, and "Ms vehicle smashed into Old Iron. Everybody knows how steep the Eagle Rock road is where It winds over Scovllle Hill on the west bank of the arroyo, a mile west of town. A fly would need grappling irons to stick on It In some places. Dewey was coming down the hill at a rattling pace, when his controller got the better, or worse, of him, and before he knew what was doing, away they flew, first into space, and then, bumping down the sides of a precipice half a hundred feet In height. But young Dewey hung onto the rudder, or whatever they call it, and dodged trees and stone successfully.

The rubber tires clung to the side of the precipice, and the vehicle kept right side up. The chaff eur was not hurt, and the mobile was only slightly bruised. Dewey gathered himself together and went home. In the morning he got up early and reported the damage to Hodge who got out a big auto, some tackle and pulleys, and hauled the fractious Oldsmoblle to the trpR JTJVKNILB COURT. At the regular meeting of the City Council yesterday a communication was received from the ladies 'of the Shakespeare Club, urging the establishment in this city of a juvenile court.

The communication was as follows, and was referred to the committee of the whole: "At a regular business meeting of the Shakespeare Club held on Saturday, June 7, It was voted that the secretary write to the Mayor and City Council, calling attention to the action taken by several eastern municipalities In establishing- the so-called juvenile courts, in which young offenders may, be tried without bringing them in contact with hardened criminals; where, so far as possible, they may be kept under the care of special officers; their offenses tried behind closed doors; where, when practicable, they may be given indeterminate sentences, dependent upon future good behavior, and kept under the personal supervision of an official, to whom they report at stated Interval "The Shakespeare Club respectfully asks the Mayor and Council to Investigate the workings of these juvenile courts, which have proved so satisfactory In Chicaeo and other eastern cities In reducing the ratio of juvenile crime, and they also respectfully request them to take any stops which in their judgment may seem advisable toward modifying the present arrangements under which juvenile offenders are tried In our courts. "The. combined Child Study Circles rf Pasadena, represents several hundred parents have assured us of hearty Indorsement of this artlon of the Phekespeare club, in bringing to the consideration of your honorable body, and we have the approval of the leading educators of the city." The council attended to routine work. The last important reception of the eoason was given yasierday- afternoon and evening at the Cnsa Grande by Mrs. 1.

S. Roberts, Mrs. W. Humes Roberts and Roberts. From 4 to 8 o'clock the handsome reception room were thronged by women In 'if I i A IftMM, THE SAN DIMAS with no one, as there are no dwellings on that side, LONG BEACH BREVITIES.

The Pomona High School Cadets arrived this morning, and, through their own choice, took possession of their old quarters on the Tabernacle grounds. The women of the Eastern Star gave a reception to their friends last evening in Masonlo Hall. There were games, music, dancing and refreshments. The hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs.

C. H. Thornburg was thrown open to youthful friends Saturday night All enjoyed the beautuul drive to Signal Hill and return no less than the hospitalities received while there. Those making up the party were Misses Smith, Adams, Berry, Rolfe, Pierce, Campbell, Watson, Cannon, Mitchell and Wall; Messrs. Bacon, Malone, Townscnd, Primo, Marmlon and Wail.

J. F. McSwain and Miss Lutle T. of this city were married tn Los Angeles Saturday, and started on a short wedding trip. They are expected home in two weeks.

M. T. Berry and daughter, Miss Vida, will leave tomorrow for the North and East. Mr. 'Berry will stop with his brother in Alameda, while Miss Vida visits relatives and attends the sessions of the National Educational Association in Minneapolis.

Children's Day was celebrated by the little people of the Congregational Church Sunday evening. The Long Beach High School has been accredited in the State University in a manner which places it on a par with the best schools in the State. Mr. and Mrs. A.

C. Grube have returned from Pasadena, and will spend the summer at the beach. Mrs. Oliver Alnsbury and son have gone to Illinois to visit during the summer. TR0PIC0.

W.R.C. ENTERTAINS. TROPICO, June 17. N. P.

Bank Relief Corps gave an afternoon entertainment complimentary to Mrs. Ida L. Jarvls of Pasadena, Department President of California and Nevada, to Mrs. Lina Brady of Whlttler, presi dent of tlie Southern California Veterans' Association, and to Mrs. Mary Hartwell of Los Angeles, Past Department President.

Other distinguished visitors present included Mrs. A. S. Pierce and Mra. S.

A. Kellogg of Pasadena, Mrs. G. B. Stebblns of Los Angeles and Mrs.

A. C. Gibson of Colorado Springs, G.A.R. Hall had been most tastefully and appropriately decorated for the occasion by Mrs. D.

H. Imler In the national colors, palms and masses of sweet peas. Mrs. Hart-well Installed Mrs. Leona Engelhardt Assistant Conductor, and Mrs.

Jarvls installed Miss Cora Hickman aa a member of the executive board and of the department council for California and Nevada, to which office she waa elected at the recent convention In Hanford. After the ceremonies the women were seated at the banquet table, where a fine collation was served. The favors were the favorite McKlnley carnation. TROPICO BREVITIES. The Epworth League of th Methodist Episcopal Church haa elected aa president Aulus Smith; first vice-president, Mrs.

W. B. Pratt; second vice-president, Mrs. John Hodgson; third vice-president, Mrs. A.

Engelhardt; fourth vice-president W. Russell Wheaton; secretary, Robert Taylor; treasurer. Miss Sadie Gould; superintendent Junior League Mrs. B. S.

Chase; assistant superintendent, Miss Myrtle Harrison. Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Webster that their son, Samuel Webster, who Is railroad agent at Naco, is ill of typhoid fever In the hospital In Bisbee. MONROVIA.

PASTOR LEAVING. MONROVIA. June 17. The connection of Rev. J.

S. Van Meter with the Presbyterian Church of this place haa ceased, and the family will start tomorrow for Berkeley to spend the Bummer. In September Dr. Van Meter will return to Kentucky and accept the pastorate of a church. Sunday evening there was no service In the Methodist and Baptist churches, and the congregations assembled at the Presbyterian Church to hear Dr.

Van Meter preach his farewell sermon and bid him good-by. Mrs. Addle M. Shrode and Will Bacon sang solos, and a set of resolutions was adopted, expressing regret at the departure of Dr. Van Meter and family.

The Presbyterian Church is now without a pastor. MONROVIA BREVITIES. William W. Bovee, aged 74 years, died at 8 o'clock last evening at his home on Primrose street. He waa taken 111 Sunday with pneumonia, and on Monday evening passed away.

The funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 o'clock. The public schools will close for the summer vacation Friday. Although the teachers have not yet been elected for the coming year, it is pretty well understood that no changes will be made, should the teachers wish to remain. L. M.

Kohlmeier haa commenced building a large hay warehouse on Orange avenue. NEW DEGREE FOR CLEVELAND. PHILADELPHIA, June the first time tn the United States, the honorary degree of doctor of jurisprudence was conferred today at the August Indian College of St. Thomas of Villanova. The recipient was former President Cleveland.

The ceremony of conferring the degree upon Cleveland was a part of the commencement exercises of the college and followed the dedication of a new monastery college and chapel. A number of other honorary degrees wero also conferred. The exerlcsea were held in tho college, Archbishop Ryan' presiding. STATUE TO BLAND. LEBANON (Mo.) June 18.

A bronze statue erected to the memory of Richard Park Bland, who served in Congress almost continuously from 18T2 until ISS'J. waa 'welled here today with impressive cetnionles. An immense crowd' gathered to hear addresses by William J. Bryan, William Stone and other. NEW LAW'S STERN HAND FOLLOWS ALLEGED CANYON FEAST.

Proceedings Commenced for Important Improvements on Nevada Avenue. Steps Taken for Betterment of Sewer-flushing Facilities Polo Preparations. SANTA MONICA. June 17. Joseph Ollvera is In trouble and barbecued goat's flesh Is the cause of It.

Ollvera Is the defendant In a case In Justice Guldlnger's court In which he Is charged with ety larceny. Ethel Wllley accuses hlni of having stolen a goat on or about May 17. The defendant Is alleged to have taken the animal to he canon. At that point the account grows hasy and the goat is next viewed emerging in cooked form, from a savory mass of steam and smoke. Ollvera Is said to have entertained a number of acquaintances at the barbecue.

i The hide and tail were found in the canon. CITY TRUSTEES. Extensive Improvements on Nevada avenue, one of the city's principal thoroughfares, are in prospect. At the City Trustees' meeting Monday evening, a petition of J. II.

Clark and others was presented, asking that that street be regraded, cement curbed, cement guttered and cement side-walked, between Ocean avenue and Seventh street. The City Attorney was Instructed to present an ordinance initiating the desired proceedings. City Marshal Barretto presented ft communication recommending that two additional police officers be employed, one for day service, and the other for service -In Ocean Park, nights. The Police Committee was autholsed to appoint one officer for service In Ocean Park, on Sundays and at such other times as the committee deems necessary. City Trustee Steele said he had Interviewed C.

Leonardt, the contractor for the Ocean-avenue bridge, and had been assured that the construction of the bridge would commence within ten days. The ordinance prohibiting riding bicycles on any sldewarlk within the city, was adopted. The City Engineer was instructed to ascertain the cost of moving the saltwater tanks from their present location, on the bluff, to some point from which the water from them may be used by gravity to flush the lateral sewers. The City Engineer was also Instructed to ascertain the probable cost of pumping sea water Into the tanks at the proposed new location. At present the water from the tanks may be used by gravity for the flushing of the main sewer only.

Water is hauled from the tanks to flush the other sewers. A petition was presented asking the city to improve the land lying between Bay street, Blcknell avenue and the beach. The land was deeded to the city for park purposes several years ago. Instructions were Issued to the City Engineer to ascertain If the well near the drainage tank and pumping plant on the beach south of Front street could be utilized. When the tank was built last year, there was a considerable flow of fresh water, which Interfered with the excavation and cement work.

SANTA. MONICA BREVITIES. Street Superintendent Carpenter Is sending out notices to property owners requesting that they clear the rubbish and weeds from the streets In front of their respective Dr. M. M.

Cloud, surgeon, U.S.A., retired, has purchased the Roger property, 100x150 feet, at Second street and Arizona avenue and expects to make improvements there. The Santa Monica and Ocean Park bowling teams had a contest at the Ocean Park alleys Monday night' The Santa Mnnlca team won by a score of 2416 to 2372. Earl C. De Van has sold his property on Ocean avenue opposite the Arcadia to A. L.

Drew of Los Angeles for $3050. The lot is 60x150 feet The Ocean Park Country Club Is arranging for an open amateur golf tournament, thirty-six holes, for men and women on the 28th Inst. Mrs. M. J.

Frlck of Los Angeles entertained a party of ten at dinner at Hotel Holborow. Ocean Park, Friday. The Los Angeles-Paclflc Railroad Company Is double-tracking Its beach trolley line through Ocean Park. Mr. and Mrs.

E. D. Dinkelsplel, Miss Dlnkelspiel and Mrs. Smith of Bakers-geld are staying at the Arcadia. The polo grounds at the Ocean Park Country Club are being prepared for the Beason's games.

LONG BEACH. FIRE CHIEF ELECTED. LONG BEACH, June 17. At an enthusiastic meeting of the new fire department last night a hook and ladder company waa organized with O. E.

Dorsett for foreman, and H. B. Root, secretary. This company then Joined with the two hose companies In the election of J. F.

Corbett chief, with IL D. Wilson as assistant. It was thought best to limit the first terms of all officers to September 1, by which time it Is expected to have the department fully organized and In working order. The new chief is a prominent business man and an experienced fireman. MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS.

When the subject of the purchase of water-bearing land came before the City Trustees last night, two propositions were awaiting their consideration. W. W. Lowe offered lot 7 of the American Colony tract for $1800, and the Palos Verdes Company offered lot 44 In the same tract for $1500. Each lot contains twenty acres, and both are supposed to be in the water-bearing belt, and It seemed that the question of price was about the only one to considered.

The Trustees drove out to inspect the lota this morning, and are holding a special session this evening to decide which shall be chosen. The new pavilion having about twice as much floor apace as the old the seats on hand are proving Inadequate for the accommodation of the crowds, and the Trustees are contracting for 2500 new seats. The crowd now attending the entertainments at the pavilion are larger than In the middle of last season. At the request of the Trustees the Pacific Electric Company will place its tracks and poles as near the south curb on Ocean Park avenue as possible. This will leave the main portion of this beautiful street open lor drives, and at the same time will interfere TUNING MACHINERY AT AVAL0N TO FLASH MESSAGES.

Glass-bottom Boat Nearly Forty Feet Long, and Capable of Carrying Many Passengers, Launched Yesterday Large Catch of White Sea Bass. AVALON. June 17. The big mast for the wireless telegraph plant Is in place and secured. It stands 155 feet out of the ground, and as the location of the plant Is 370 feet 'above the nea, the top of the mast stands 575 feet above sea level.

There are no Instruments of any description on the mast-nothing but an ordinary insulated wire extending from the top down and Into the station, where it connects with the receiving apparatus. The height of the mast above the sea level cuts little figure, further than It seems to be necessary to have a wire extending at least 150 feet In the air to be able to properly receive messages, and the mast is for the purpose of holding this wire. The engine and dynamos were set In motion yesterday and ran like a top. It now -only remains to get the delicate machinery properly adjusted and "tuned" to vibrate with that of ths shore station at White's Point, which may require several days of experimenting before it will be possible to flash messages across the channel. BIG GLASS BOTTOM.

The inventor of the water-glass scarcely foresaw that his simple glass in the bottom of a box would, in the process of evolution, be made to do duty as the bottom of a boat. That was accomplished some years ago, but today marked another era of progress when- William Gurlns and M. Tobln launched a glass-bottom boat thirty-eight, feet long and seven feet four Inches beam and capable of seating nearly sixty persons. The boat was built at Mathewson's yards here, is a side-wheeler, the paddle wheels being five and a half feet in dlnmster. There are two "wells," eah ten feet long, in the center of the boat, through which one looks down Into the depths of the sea and has a slx-horse-power engine.

The launching drew great crowds to the beach this afternoon, and it was done in first-class style, Miss Aurelia Gurins, after a little speech, breaking a bottle of champagne over Its bow and floating out a pennant bearing the name, "Mo-naml." TUNA. ALL LUCKY. The tuna are having all the best of it this year. They have succeeded in keeping out of the way of the angler for the most part, and when they have taken a bait, so far, they have come off masters of the situation. After Judge Beaman's four-hour experience yesterday a number of anglers scoured the ocean In the vicinity of his fight, but one, H.

W. Lance, getting a strike. Mr. Lance fish was Inseeurelv hooked and the hook tore out after five minutes of fighting. This morning Col, Stearns, who caught the big 197- pounder In March, had a strike and was getting on beautifuHy with his fight when a shark cut the line and caused the colonel to lose the tuna.

When the fish struck the bait, a flylng-flsh, was forced up the line some fifty or sixty and when In reeling in, it came to the surface, a big shark made a rush for it. George Johnson, the-colonel's skipper, saw the movement and seizing a gaff hook impaled the shark, but not before tt had snapped the lino and released the tuna. RECORD FISH -CATCH. The record fish catch of the season was brought In this morning by Mars-den Landers and, William Morgan with the Nestella. They went to the Isthmus yesterday afternoon Intending to go around the Island today, but getting into a school of white sea bas this morning, they gave uo the trip and turned their attention to the fish.

They had twenty-two white Sea bass, many of which weighed forty pounds, and the average waa above thirty-five pounds. Miss Eva Durkee of Denver this morning caught six white sea bass and two rock has Mrs. L. Patterson of Mankato, caught two white sea bass. Miss Catherine Millers, the guest of Gen.

and Mrs. A. W. Barrett caught five albicore and a shark, handling her rod and reel like nn expert. Miss Josephine Jedofsky of Los Angeles and A.

W. Ayton were out with a rowboat. Miss Jedofsky landed three yellowtall and a shark, and then going out to the cod banks they landed twelve rock cod. MesRrs. Pocock and Russell, the two days past, with the Rival, have brought In two whit sea bass, five yellowtall, eighteen barracuda and five rock bass.

E. B. Smith and F. Leonard went for jewflsh with the Adelaide. They got no Jewflsh, but In coming home picked up two yellowtall and five barracuda.

G. A. Nichols, from a rowboat, got three white sea bass and two yellowtall. E. F.

Steele and his little son, out with the Mlro, got two white sea bass, thirty-five and eighteen pounds, respectively, the young man doing the fishing. ISLAND BREVITIES. -The yacht Avalon carried the following-named pleasure-seekers to Moonstone Beach this morning: Mrs. H. A.

Moore, Boston; Miss G. A. Foye, Alameda; R. C. Macdrtnald, New York; N.

E. Whitehead, M.D., Grumwood, Mr. and Mrs. P. A.

Broach, Meridian, Sam L. Gwin, Mrs. May Greene, Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. Will R.

Hill. Kansas City. A party, consisting of Miss Myrtle Stotts. Miss Daisy Metcalf. Miss Elizabeth Wiley, Messrs.

Loeb, Wlnebnrg, Baker and Chubb, chaperoned by Mrs. Julia Jones, went up to Camp Whit-tier on the yacht Ethel yesterday and spent the day picnicking. George T. Webb and wife and Miss I. Belle Allman of Kansas City are at the Island Villa.

Reginald McKenzIe of Santa Fe, N. Frank Saunders and J. D. Lamphln of Los Angeles are at the Glenmore. Mrs.

T. Bartels of Denver, I. R. McCandless of Davenport and A. H.

McCanrlless of Rock Island are at the Grand View. A. with his wife and family, and Stanley Imshelmer and Laura Btrawbarge of San Francisco, are at the Metropole for a month. Mr. and Mrs.

C. R. Stephens and Mr. and Mrs. G.

Stephens of Mollne 111.. wlil make an extended stay at Hotel Metropole. Mrs. Jopenh Ehrman and two sons and S. M.

Hiller of San Francisco will spend a month at Hotel Metropole. Camp Swanfeldt, Catallna Island. Is new open fr 'hiislnepn. tin MEANS Frnrh dtnnnr Del Mont. 4 M.E.

CHUKOT. Wit 8P0RTIHO KECOM). C0LISETOIS BEAT OAKS AND TIE LEADERS WILL PLAY SANTA MONICA CHAMPIONSHIP, F03 Ping-Pong Experts, Amateura anf Novices to Meet Tonigtit In Tourna-t ment Arranged to Bring Out Everyone's Skill Chanca to Classify. A crowd of bowling enthusiasts watched the Coliseums defeat the Oaks in a game of ten pins on the HlH-atreet Alleys last night, In a very one-sided game, and one which gives them a tie for first place with the Santa Monica team. Everything Is now clear for the" last match of the spring tournament inaugurated the first of last month.

When the tournament closed on the 13th the Santa Monica team was In the lead and the Coliseums and tho Oaks were tied for second place. A match of three games waa arranged between these teams and last night's was the third successive victory for the Coliseums. Arrangements for the match between the two teama that must play for the championship, will be made later by the captains, but whenever the contest takes place It will be for blood, as there Is a great deal of rivalry betwen the local experts and the crack bowlera of the beach town. The Coliseums were 183 pins to the good last night, the total score standing 2535 to 2412. Without exception, the members of the winning team bowled in good form and steadily from the first ball to the last.

Their op--ponents were more erratic, some of the scores being excellent and others not much higher than a beginner might be expected to make. The complete score follows: a. 187 179 11 Kcillfr 15 IIS Jh'2 V4 Burke Bimpoon MoCulIy 165 175 Total tit Total pln Te.m avemire -173. Hlirh rolt-McOully, 1M. Ululi avrs-McCulUr.

ttt l-i, OaKs I. Clark If Holding lr s. Ml IM 1.0 li1 lift 1. im i.i V4 lit Pemlnir ryincr. i Totals Total Dim i4U.

Tam avnurlW 11-15. Hiih roll Brown, )L Hirh tvru, lirown. 174 1 1. ISli 184 tit 7ct I Ping-Pong Tourney. Ping-pong experts, amateurs anl novices of the Country Club will meet In coatest aj: the clubhouse tonight, In a tournament that has been arranged so that every one may try hia skill.

There will be men's ladles' singles and a mixed double, and, the winners will be given handsom prizes. The comparative newness of the game here has prevented anyon from calling himself champion so far, but tonight's match is expected to differentiate the player and put them la their right classes. Ira A. Shaler, a contractor, who has been building the rapid -transit tunnel in Park avenue, New York, was probably fatally Injured by a stone falling on him. OISS LAURA HOMED, President Sonth End ladles' Golf Club, Chicago, Cured by lydla E.

rinkhain'sYegetabla Compound After the BestDoo tors llad Failed To Help Her, Dit ar Mrs. Pi5kham I can thank yon for perfect health to-day. Life) looked so dark to me a year or two kfro. I had constant pains, mr limbs swelled, I had dizzy spells, ana never MISS LAURA HOWARD, CHICAGO, knew one day bovr I would feel th next. I waa nervous and had no appetite, neither could I sleep soundly nights.

I-ydla E. Pinkham's Vea Ctablo COmpouad, used in conjunction with your Sanative Wash, did more for me than, all the medicine and tha skill of the doctors. For elffhty months 1 have enloyed perfect health. I verily believe that most of the doo" tors are guessing and experimenting when they try to oure a woman witiv an assortment of complications, anch a mine but you do not (ftiess. How wish all suffering' woioen could only know of your remedy there would be less Buffering I know." Lacra liow.

An, 113 Newberry Chicago, 111. 45000 forftlt If afwi ttitlntonlal It net jwip Mrs. Phikhara invites tsix vfIio are ill to writ he lot advice, t' Address Lynn, 2IU'3 ptving' fall partlctLUr J. H. Cowdery has been chosen manager of the Pomona Deciduous Fruit Association's drying plant for this season.

Rev. Thomas H. Cornish recently of Chatham, has been engaged as temporary pastor of the Baptist Church. J. A.

Kennedy Is about to have a residence built for him on North Garey avenue. REDONDO. TENT CITY. REDONDO, June 17. Last night the Boar of Trade again took up the project of a tent city, and it will be pushed as rapidly as circumstances will permit The first attempt made was not successful, but the indications this time are very favorable, and it Is the tent city is assured.

FREIGHT TROUBLE. The board passed a resolution In reference to the freight conditions here. No provision has been made for freight which arrives for local shippers, over either of the railroads. It is left in the cars and the merchants are greatly Inconvenienced procuring it, as the cars are constantly moved. Charges are also made for the storage of freight in the cars, even when it is Impossible for the merchants to prdcure it.

For this reason, the board has taken up the subject, and wll forward the resolution, asking the railways to build the necessary sheds for the accommodation of freight. It Is understood that the Los Angeles and Redondo people already have the project in hand, and it now remains for the Santa Fe to follow suit. REDONDO BREVITIES. J. H.

Easterday, a pioneer of Redondo. passed away this morning at the age of 60 years. The funeral services will be held at the family residence, Thursday morning, J. R. Ross, pastor of the Redondo M.

E. Church, officiating. The body will be interred in the new Redondo Cemetery, under, the auspices of the Masonic Lodge, of which he was a member. The steamer Santa Rosa arrived last night with 158 tons of merchandise and ten passengers. Owing to injuries, Capt.

Calstensen of the power launch Challenge, has been compelled to lay the boat ip at San Pedro until his condition is improved. WHITHER. 1 KANSAS BRIDE. WHITTIER, June 17. A charming wedding, of Interest to a large circle of Wblttler people, took place this evening, at the home of Mr.

and Mrs, J. Stanley, on Comstock avenue. The bride waa Miss Frances D. Lap-tad of Lawrence, and the groom Ell J. Vestal, a prominent young business and a brother of Mrs.

Stanley. Nearly two hundred friends witnessed the ceremony, and attended the reception, being received by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley and Miss Sadie Vestal, The commodious home of Mr. and Mrs.

Stanley waa gay with flowers, vines and lights, the decorative scheme in the reception-room, where the ceremony took place, being entirely In green and white, with the mantel banked In lilies and sena-sena, and an elaborate canopy of crepe ribbons and asparagus plumosus, arranged. The large parlors were in crimson and green, the deep tones of fuchsias lending themselves beautifully to the deco rations. Pink and green were used in the dining-room with dainty effect. At 8 o'clock the little ribbon-bearers, Calla Stanley and Eldon Bruce, placed long ribbons, to form an aisle for the bridal and were followed by two other little tots, vestal Stanley and Vada Vestal, with baskets of flowers. The wedding march, Mendels sohn's, was played by Miss Anna Denby, and the ceremony was Impressively performed by Rev.

David Had-ley and Mrs. Hadley. both of whom are ordained ministers. The bride, a comparative stranger here, waa charmingly gowned In cream silk sublime, en traine, with elaborate garnitures of pearl passmenterie ana liberty silk, and her long veil was Of embroidered tulle. She carried a large bouquet of carnations and ferns.

A pleasant reception followed. Refreshments were served on the lawn, under tne danc ing' light of many Japanese lanterns, Mr. Vestal has a cosy house on Pick ering avenue, and the young couple will maek It their home. They were the recipients of many girts, including much handsome silver and china. FRIENDS GATHER.

The members of the Friends' Church of California are gathering here in large numbers, and the hospitable homes of the Whlttler members are open. Arrangements have been made to have the noon meal given at the college. Much interest Is taken tn the services, In which brilliant speakers are taking part. This afternoon the first business session was held. This even-tng a pveachlng service was held.

Wednesday forenoon will be given up to routine business, and In the afternoon evangelistic work reports will be given by Thomas Armstrong and Til-man Hobson. In the evening a memorial service will be held for those members whose deaths occurred during the past year. See J. H. Woodworth, No.

11 S. Raymond avenue, Pasadena, for bargain in an improved stock ranch; 2260 acres, 2400 inches of Times' prize cook books may now be had at Times branch office, 26 South Raymond. Artists' materials at Wadsworth's. Printed wash gooda Bon Accord. CLAEEM0NT.

COMMENCEMENT CLAREMONT. June 17. Following Is the programme for commencement week -at Pomona College: Saturday evening Choral union concert with Miss Eleanor Goodman, soprano; Miss Julia Phelps, harpist: F. P. Brackett, baritone; F.

A. Blssell, tenor. Sunday at 11 o'clock, baccalaureate sermon by Dr. Gates; 7:30, address before, the Christian association. 10 a.m., contests for the Condit prizes In extemporaneous speaking and Bight singing; 3 p.m..

Dole prize debate; 8 p.m, closing exercises of the senior class in the preparatory school. Tuesday, 9 a. m. and 2 p.m., class day exercises; 8 p.m graduating exercises of the School of Music. Tyesday and Wednesday, exhibit of School of Art and Design, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Inauguration of Dr.

Gates as president; 11 commencement address by President Wheeler of the State University, 13 award of prizes and presentation of diplomas; 2 p.m after-dinner speeches; 3:30 p.m., reunion and business meeting of alumni association; 6 p.m., alumni banquet; 8 p.m., president's reception. The railroad companies make a rate of one and one-third fare to Claremont during the week and there will be ample accommodations. CLAREMONT BREVITIES. McConnell, Son Co. of Elslnore have purchased of Wharton Son the Claremont meat market and of Mrs.

Clark the hotel. They will take possession about July J. The annual "Metate" edited by the junior class will appear Thursday. Thursday evening will occur the declamatory contest for the Kinney prize. Messrs.

Culbertson and Mlllekln, two students, have leased the second floor of thei new business block and will equip the rooms for the accommodation of transients. N. R. Richardson Is building a cottage on Harvard avenue. ALHAMBRA.

FUNERAL OF COL, MATBERRT. ALHAMBRA June 17. The funeral of Col. Edward L. Mayberry.

who died Saturday evening, was held at his late residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. H. W. "White of Alhambra officiated.

The attendance was quite large, many being present from a distance to pay their last respects to the progressive California pioneer. Interment was in San Gabriel Cemetery. MARRIAGE OF MISS GREEN. Miss Grace Green, eldest daughter of J. A.

Green, cashier of the Alhambra Bank, was married at Salt Lake City Monday, evening to F. D. Olmsted an expert electrician in the employ of the Tellurlde Power Company of Colorado. Their home for a time will be at Provo. Utah.

ALHAMBRA BREVITIES. The following-named teachers in th public schools have been retained for another year: Principal A. C. Wheat, Misses Edith Hill, Mary Woodward. Mary Foley, Mary Mitchell, Stella Knight and Mrs.

Juliet P. Rice, music; Miss Hoose, assistant principal, and Miss Ethel Bishop, teacher of third and Fourth grades, declined reappointment. The primary department is also vacant. A large gang of railroad workmen Is engaged In grading, track-laying and bridge-building on the San Gabriel end of the electric railway. There appears to be no doubt now that the cars will run to the Mission on contract time the 25 in.

A. Gregory will ship about thirty ear-loads of late oranges from Alhambra. The first shipment was made yesterday from the Spruanee packing-house near the main depot of the Southern Pacific. The funeral of Edward McColIom, who died of consumption, was held at the San Gabriel EplBcopal Church Mon. day afterwon.

Rev. V. Bazata of Alhambra officiating. The annual address to the graduating clap of the Alhambra High School will bo jriven by T. N.

Lord st the Presbyterian Church Bun-day evening. President John Swain of Indiana University has signified his acceptance of the presidency of Swartmore College, to take effect next September..

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