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 - SEVEN - DAY TRUCE IS PROCLAIMED CourtOrders...
SEVEN - DAY TRUCE IS PROCLAIMED CourtOrders Combatants to Pormulate Treaty of Peace throw f The people at war on the summit of Telegraph Hill proclaimed ap arm istice yesterday before Police Judge Frits for seven days and this morning morning the truce flag waves across the line The cause of the war was a pan of ashes In the 1500 block where Montgomery Montgomery street lies like a rain pipe along the eaves of the htll there Is a sheer descent on one side of 175 - feet At 1507 lives Sidney J Nau an engineer and at 1509 dwells Patrick Fahey A stone dropped from their yards will fall 175 feet before It touches anythinganything anythinganything - Itjia - alleged that Fahey has a primitive and simple method of disposing of hjs ashes without the help of a scavenger he Is said to dump them over the precipice When the wind Is favorable there is no great objection to this but unfortunately unfortunately - Fahey has never foUowed the sea and has not learned never tn notwaterjand ashes to wind wardy A few days ago he Is said - to naye dumped a pan of soot against the wind The house at 1505 Is occupied occupied by a tenant of Naus a Mrs Watson who when she saw her - whlte linen on the - line speckled and streaked from the soot caught up and thrown back by the wind complained to her landlord Nau went rafter Fahey Fahey and aeked him why he dld not get aiscavenger Fahey It - Is said - took offense - and secured - an ax whereupoa Nau armed himself with a revolver Fahfys son went to the aid of hls father with a pistols Then Vitus Dromer armea himself and formeii the left wing of - vthe LattlA oXi iaS Which wasvlctorand left In posses - r slon of the field Is In doubt owlntr to the contradictory nature of th i mony - but It is a m ttr nr rUV the elder Fahev secured n vimm -1 -1 - 1 - lUkfUlj me an est 01 xxu on tne cnarge of ex muiting a aeaaiy weapon in a rude and threatening manner and the ap - pearance of Policeman Jerome J HIckey with the warrant Taut an en - Jffh - tiM Mef - iU3f Fritz heard ihe testimony yesterday morning and continued the case for one week witn orders that - the truce flag be knt I flying - and for the opposing forces In tK meantime to trvandrmivJiIV nm - - w7 rT - f r wiu uiui next oat urday -

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 06 Oct 1901, Sun,
  3. Page 15

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