Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on February 15, 1902 · Page 1
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' ',1';".- '.-.''' (' -. 4 THE TRt&i&r ISTHEOMT Par IN ALAMEDA COVi .tY THAT TAKES THE ASSOC ATED PRESS REPORTwiWHfcN YOU READ The Tribune YOU GET THE NEWSOF THE WORLD. VOL. LV SMI7 FZEfl E3(GII8(G(!D IFlFMUim TO Turning Down of Willie O'Connor and the Turning Out of Parker YhitnejiGreenway for Short Skirts Mrs. Oclrich's Jewel Display Guy Barham, Thomas Garrett and the Purchase of the Post. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. ll.-r-You'll hear men and women say after each eueceeding Mardi Gras ball that it was etupid and unsatisfactory; but there is always a crowd the next year and each ball, stupid though it toe, is followed by a lot of lively gossip and occasionally a pretty scandal. This time it is the men to "whom the sharpest tattle attaches. In the first place there is a lot of hubbub because of the turning down of Willie O'Connor. 'He has had auite a place in- the swim. To be sure he Eetoall the tonsues going two or mote years-ago by an escapade at the Palace Hotel -with Baron Alex von Schroeder i&nd two handsome women. But, bless you, that made him all more popular. He has since been the vogue at the Hotel, iRaf del and has ridden to hounds in the swagger hunt at the Hots Del Monte. No one ever thought of questioning1 his social standing, though . when he -was sued for a hack bill a few months ago them vas some question as to whether he hadn't spent the snug fortune left him by his father. Con O'Connor. But he was turned right diwn and over by the committee in charge of the Mardi Graa, ball. He waited for his lusuaj invitation ' It did not come. Then on the afternoon of the ball he eent to the Hookins Art Institute to buy his ticket. Hi? messenger returned with the reply that Mr. O'Connor's name was mot on the list of those invited. This was a dreaidfjri shock to the coterl-of young men who make the Palace Hotel their headouarters. and there has 'been a lot Of talk of re- Fair died he gave up his steamer busi-venge and reprisal for O'Connor is pop- ' ness and has since conducted the af- ular in his set, and it is a set which generally make things hum. 1? -But If the turning down of O'Connar raused a flurry, the turning out of Parkor Whitney caused a storm. There fe few young clubmen more popular than Whitney. Heir to a large fortune, he has a genial manner which wins all sorts of people to him. He drove a truck one day .during the strike Just for tne frolic of the adventure and to -show that, he bad plenty Of grit. And the nio&t exclusive society circles are open to him. . Ho wever bu mis am not keep him from being turned out of theMlardi Gras ball. It was during the supper, and Whit- rey had evidently taken the ball for a ' genuine carnival frolic. He was in for having a goM time without bothering about the little Ifs and don'ts of society manners. And just in tho middle of his Joyousness and. in the j imiddle of tho supper he was- rude!v led awav and "shown the door There has been a deal of indignation about this and the trend of "opinion among the young folks is that Whitney was harshly treated. They think his joymusness should have been overlooked on an oeWslon given ov r to Joy. But the directors are very firm f.nd puritanical about their Mardi Gras niasciuerade. a? Ned Greenway wants to inject more If e into this annual festivity. He in in far making it a real masquerade la which the men as veil es the womn may bids their identity behind masks and costumes. As it is pow, the men tre foolishly afraid to move during the dancing. When a masked woman comes uo to them they do not dare make a return advance. The worn m may be wSfe or sist.-r or sweetheart She may be the subject of the mst recent scandal. She may be just 'the woman in all the world with whom they do not dare be seen In Publk, So they sund about stupidly, niakln-foohsh faces when the girls annroa'h and .bending an their attention on the effort to Identify the tantalizing fair Ones. 3 1 o Gre.way iis bent on giving th? men a chance. And he'wantJ, the : men to go in a iin . skirts. There is nothing which so to the enjoyment of a masquerade as . uir snort 13 1 as "Th.. flrl,.t are too ion! The skirts are too long" was the continual j.iaint of th restored levJer of society. As Greenway ''t king again inoe his succera 1n managing th5 two bi-dancing functions ot the season, his desires are likely to. have some weight rext.year, and the Mardi Graa masquer may ibecome something really ht tie tendency to, tread upon the toes of propriety? What is a tnaaquerade for if. not for 'loosening, the grips of Puritanism? The real sensation of the ball was Mrs. Herman Oelrichs. Th ..t"".u. ahe wore something: like $230,000 worth.4 jaweis was enough , in itself to set the tongues to wairin?. fnr been a long time since Sim Francisco ere Dte to make sucn a brilliant display. It was Mike going back to the bonanza days, when the newly rich showered upon their wives and daughters and sweethearts every "pem which the sun riokus in the Indian mn2 or the rich bosom of the ccean (yields." ; But beyond her jewels, Mrs. Oelrichs has been the most discussed woman In San Francisco society. Her "success In "break'ng in" New York has roused many a tongue to speak the words of .envy. That she Is ac-. cepted as one of the leaders i;i the gayer set o Gotham tws Wiithout TWELVE PAGES Question. Her husband's name gave her that place, and her natural aptitude for society did the rest. That started Envy and Detraction to knocking flier in the homo of her v-outh. To hear the miserable tea-table tabbies chatter, you avooild think she had become a sot: that she hated her husband, and continually quarrele-d with him: that there was practically a separation, that nothing .but religion prevented a divorce. There are evn tales Of open ructlOTiS and flying crockery. All of thi3 is the grossest nonsense. Mrs. Oelrichs is in love with ,her husband. The fact remains, however, that she dote3 on the New York so- the-jc:ety life, while he glories in Jtjie free- dom of San Franc Loco's clubdom. He likes to bi the best-groomed man in town. He likes to be able to get good shooting without goir;g far for it. And he doesn't like to bo forced to keep up with all the little fal-lals which New York society demands. So be lives most of the time here looking after his wife's interests while she clings' to her triumphs in New York and Newoort. But the two get along very well together, and all the gossip about squabbles is the veriest rot. r Many people have a notion that Oelrichs was a very rich as well as a very prominent man when he married Tessie Fair. That is not so. He had been making about $60,000 a year out of his agency for the North German Llyod, but he spent it all like the bon vivant that he i3. So though he was widely popular in New York, he was practically poor. Then after Senator fairs, of his wife. So nobody need think he is yearning for a divorce. So with all this malignant chatter about the affairs of the couple, it was no wonder that Mrs. Oelriijs was well-nigh stared out of countenance at the ball. She was equal to the occasion and worth the while. The women had to admit that she "stood out alone" evep apart from her dis play of jewelry. And now, as if they hadn't already said enough mean things about her, they have started the yarn that he quarreled with her sister, Mrs. Vanderbilt, when tire two were recently on the Rivera. It was Mrs. Major Darling who sent out that report in letters. Mrs. Darling always did have a sharp tongue and an eager sense of the value of sensations. She should have been a reporter. 8 Since Guy B. Barham negotiated the purchase of the Evening Post, a lot C)f people have been asking who he is i and they are finding him a personal ity quite well worth the knowing. He will not tell who he bought the paper for, but he could have paid for it himself if he had wanted to, and his snug little fortune has been made for the most part through his own ability. As it was,' he took in a fee of $25,000 for his services in the transaction part in money and part in stock in the pa per. Barnhanv started out poor. 'When Asa Ellis was Collector of Internal Revenue, Barham got a deputyship under him. Then he married the Collector's daughter. When she died she left him a little fortune in property, which he has cared for and nurtured for his daughter. In that property are 80 acres of land in East Los Angeles, and it is coming to be part of the city. Twenty years from now it 'will probably have a fabulous value. Barham has kept this intact; and never once permitted it to get mixed up in his transactions. It now has a value of over'fjlSO.OOO. But entirely apart from this, Barham has made money by his own shrewdness. He utilized the knowledge he gained in the Internal Revenue office to start in business as a broker for the southern wine and brandy men. He has got so he handles the bulk of the sweet -wine corp of the south, and a great quantity of the brandy. He makes money for his clients, and they are glad to pay him fat fees. And every now and again he turns some trick like the purchase of the Post, which fattens his bank account. In Los Angeles he has the reputation of getting all the good things of life which are to be had for the seeking, but with all his folly he keeps a steady LOUSS tiff OR ELY GORED TO DEM TH BY Louis Morely, a teamster about 60 years, of age, was gored to death by a mad bull in a field near Lusk and Forty-second streets, about 10 o'clock last night, while he was in the act of driving a stake to picket the animal.. The bull's horn penetrated the left lung and the flesh was badly torn and lacerated. Morely owns two horses and a,tbu!I which he is in the habit of pasturing In a field in the vicinity of Forty-second and Lusk streets. 'After returning (home last night from his day's work he proceeded as usual ttake the animals to pasture. About 10fclock Morely went to a neighbor's house, A. AV. Chute, to procure an ax to drive a stake. A few minutes later the sound of the ax hitting the stake was heard by Chute and his wife, followed by the deep bellowing pf the bull. Shortly after. Chute says that every thing became still and. hat he paid no I I - OAKJxAJND, OAXIFOR1STA. eye on business. He tells a good story, is devoted to dress, and has won his way ampng bright men and good fellows by his many little kindnesses. Though he declares he is not going to stay in San Francisco, he is likely to" be a potent factor in Post management. Tom Garrett, city editor of the Examiner, will be in control on the Post. He is a man of tireless 'energy and wide newspaper experience, and under him the competition in the field of evening journalism is likely to be as lively as that among the big morning dallies. Louis Honig, lately of the Call, will have charge of the Post's sporting department, and it is intended to make that department a special feature. Another lively news hustler, who has already been engaged for the Post's staff, is Sam Horton. It was thought everything was fixed to make him bailiff of the Supreme Court, but evidently something has gone wrong among the solemn justices, who have the appointing. However, .from the way things are starting it is apparent that the new proprietors of the paper Intend jnaking things lively. 8 People have been wondering whether the change In the Post will mean the introduction of the cent-piece in San Francisco. In Los Angeles the paper, which Garrett built up into prominence, was a penny paper, and the little copper coin is now in full and free use in the big city of the south. The large stores have tried in vain to work it into San Francisco. The evening papers, notably the Report, have tried it and failed. And there seems no present disposition on the part of the Post people to try the experiment. But should competition get very sharp some such shift is apt to be made, and San Francisco may lose its unique distinction of being the only city in the country where gold and silver are the sole medium of exchange and where the cent-piece cannot gain a foothold. Time was when we struggled heroically 4&ainst the introduction of the nickel! and time must sometime come when the penny will claim us for its own. THE KNAVE. FULLER SUSPECT is sr. louis, Salt Lake Paper Advances New Theory Regarding, the Murderer SALT LAKE, Utah, Feb. 15 According to the Tribune, the San Francisco police are on the wrong trail in their search for the murderer of the unfortunate Nora Fuller, in so far as it involves a man named Bennett. From the descriptions given of the man in San Francisco, the police have no doubt that the Bennett the San Francisco police are after was in Salt Lake up to two years ago and is now at work on a St. Louis newspaper, so that it would have been impossible for him to have had any connection with the murder. The description given in the San Francisco papers fits exact'y the Bennett who formerly lived here. The peculiar droop to his right eye was caused, it is said? "by Bennett shooting himself in the temple at Los Angeles in 1S90. FITZSIMMONS SIGNS TO FICHT JEFFRIES NEW YORK, Feb. 15. Robert Fitz-simmons and James J. Jeffries signed articles here today to meet in a 20 round glove contest n some date between May 10th and 20th for the championship of the world., The contest is to take place before, the club offering the highest purse. The winner is to receive 60 per cent and the loser 4') per cent, of the nurse. PJl&D BULL. more attention outside. to the noises he heard As Morely did not return fj his home last night his wiffcwbecame elarmed and a searching party My, fun? in the neld Rightfully man- 6' ainiosi unrecognizable on ac count of the great quantity of mud which covered his clothing and face. The bull evidently, after having attacked and disabled Morely. had jumped on and pawed the prostrate form. When the searchers were looking for the body, the bull, which had become mad through the smelling of human blood, chased every one who entered the field, .intent on taking other lives. Several men and women barely escaped with their lives from the enraged beast. The deceased was a teamster by occupation and resided at 678 Fortv-fifth street with his wife and three children He was a native of New York. The Coroner has taken charge of the remains and will hold an inquest. The bull waa caugbt this afternoon and killed, - - - SATURDAY- EYENIKG, FEBRUARY 15, -1902 - ..-- SA&SBURY How British Editors Were Converted To Support American Instead of the Spanish Cause LONDON, Feb. over the attitude wards the United Spanish-American 15. The dispute of the powers to-States prior to the war continues to take up the columns of the London dailies. Opinion is much divided as to the wisdom of Lord Cranborne's course in making his first statement on the subject in the House of Commons, and, since the later developments, the opposition to further disclosures by the British government has been strengthened into a determined protest against the revealment of secret documents relating to the negotiations of that period. Lord Cranborne's statement of Fri y PAY TAXES. Showing Made at Meeting of Suffragists in Washington WASHINGTON". Feb,' 15 Interest in the National Woman Suffrage Association meeting today was heightened by the fact that it marked the S.'d birthday of Susan B. Anthony. She was the ledpient of many congratulations. Many lloral tributes also were received by her. Mrs. Boyer of Philadelphia presented a plan of work for the comhig year. That part of it relating to taxation without representation caused considerable discussion which developed the fact that in paying the taxes a number of the delegates insert in the tax certificates the words: "Paid under protest." A suggestion by the president that all present who were taxpayers should rise, brought to their feet over 200 women. Other recommendations by the committee were to appoint a special committee to double the membership; that clubs eek .qualified women as local organizers and wh?n such are found invite them to assist; that a nat?nal column be published in the Woman's Journal, that systematic wo;k be done to increase the circulation of suf-lrage; that presidential suffrage b; urged and that there be a woman sull'rage stamp, similar to that used an France; that prizes be offered foT the best es-saya on woman suffrage, and "mat we continue our plea for a sixteenth amendment respecting woman suffrage." The committee also recommended that a State historian be appointed to keep records of all information concerning woman suffrage; that it be recommended that each local suffrage association establish a circulating library of suffrage books. FhV-se resolutions were adopted unan imously. The executive committee ottered a rec ommendation which was adopted, declar ing tjiat States not reguLarly organized alongsrpresentation lines or not holding annual nsings or elections be regarded as unorganized and open tield for nation al organizers. In responding to the address of foreign delegates, with tears in her eyes, Miss Continued on Page 2.) IN Absolutely Made from grape cream of tartar most highly refined and chemically pure. Leaves neither acid nor i 'alkali - in the food. Care must be taken to avoid baking powders made from alflm. Such powders are sold cheap, because thev cost but a few-cents per pound. Alum is a corrosive acid, which taken in food means injury to health. AOYAL BAKING POWOEft CO J00 WIU1AM ST., NEW YORK.J GHATJGED day, which was the result of cable dispatches exchanged between Lord Pauncefote and the foreign office, is probably the last word Great Britain will have to say on the subject. EFFECT ON DOWNING STREET. Since it will be impossible to overrate the circulation exposed in Downing street at the German publication of documents relating to the incident, though implicit belief is expressed that American opinion is not to be influenced thereby. Should Lord Landsdowrie, the Forign Secretary, make a more explicit statement regarding the dispute, it would not bring matters much more forward, for the foreign office has no record of the de- (Continued on Page 2.) PRESIDENT LAST Dewey Took Offense But Ahe Prince Apologized For the Mistake WASHINGTON, Feb. 15. The Associated Press today received from authentic sources a statement regarding the report that Prince Henry had written a letter of apology to Admiral Dewey. The information which follows was not received from Admiral Dewey himself, but from an intimate friend of his, and can be absolutely vouched for. The Admiral has recently received a letter from a member of the U. S. Embassy at Berlin in which the writer gave a resume of an interview with Prince Henry of Prussia at the .dinner given the latter by Embassador White prior to the Prince's departure for America. 'In this conversation the Prince, referring to his having hoped to return from the East via San Francisco after his services in the China squadron, but having been obliged to hasten home via Suez on account of his mother's illness, in his usual candid manner and agreeing with a remark that the present was a much more opportune time for his visit, said: "I know you Americans feel very sore about affairs in the lEast and I do not blame you. I, myself, made a mistake which I see is now being exploited by the English press to create a prejudice. When at Hbn'g" Kong, at a dinner on the Deutschland (the Prince's flagship nr the East) .Commodore Dewey was present and was the senior officer. There were two Russians, some English and officers of other nationalities which I cannot recall, when i proposed the health of, first, the Czar of 'Russia, then others, and, last of all, that of the President of the United States. "Dewey was offended, as I learned the next day, and I realized I had made a great mistake. I immediately went on board the Olympia 'and saw Dewey, who accepted my apology most graciously." The Prince added that he was well aware that mistakes had been made on their part, but that his relations with Admiral Dewey had always been of the most agreeable and pleasant character. He sent his highest regards to the Admiral and expressed his sincere hope of seeing him during his visit to America. HENRY TOASTED Pure TWELVE PAGES D. EDWARD COLLINS DID NOT APPEAR BEFORE THE NOTARY His Attorney Advised Him That the Sub poena Was; Defective and He Did Not Have to Give Testimony The deposition of D. Edward Collins in his suit for an accounting against the Enquirer Publishing Company, George. Pardee, G. B. Daniels, H. P. Dalton and others was to have been itaken this morning before notary Sarah B. Steele In the office of Attorney W. Lair Hill, but was continued until Monday, owing to ah informality In the subpoena, which prevented Mr. Collins from putting in an appearance. In remaining away, Mr. Collins acted under the advice of his attorney, J. B. Richardson, although the latter took occasion to state that Mr. Collins had expressed his purpose of being present when advised to the contrary by his attorneys. Mr. Collins was represented solely by Attorney Richardson, his other attorney, Mr. Ach of San Francisco, being absent. The defendants were represented by Attorneys Snook & Church. Miss Steele was present in her official capacity as notary, w The proceedings consumed only a few minutes and, just as they came to a close, G. B. Daniels, manager of the Enquirer and one of the defendants, made' his appearance, Mr. Richardson said that the plaintiff desired to except to the process served upon him and to explain why he did not put in an appearance. The attorney presumed that no further notice had been given the plaintiff than that of the 31st of January. The last subpoena had been Issued on an affidavit which had no validity and was not such as would compel the attendance of the witness, and. although Mr. Collins had mp.de arrangements to attend and give 'his testimony, at the same time, under the advice of counsel, he had decided to remain away. The last subpoena bore date of the 24th of February and .required the plaintiff to appear on the loth, wheh, of course,-was Irregular. Upon examining the subpoena, it was discovered that the date of the same was the 14th, or that of yesterday, Instead of the 21th, the figure 1 being somewhat indistinct. That, however, gave only one day's notice, when the statute requires a notice of five days. Mr. Richardson said he desired to make this explanation for the purpose of showing that Mr. Collins failure to appear was not caused by any disrespect for the notary In her" official capacity. The other notice, had. been dated January 30. The speaker had received the papers the following day. They called for a session on February 4 th. When the speaker .. saw -the date on which the deposition was to be taken he knew Mr. Collins had to go soijth, and the speaker said that he had gone and seen Attorney Lair Hill, who represented the defendant, and asked that there might be a change made in the date for the deposition. Mr. Hill had stated that the date could not be changed. It would be impossible . to make the change. There was no earlier day that the deposition could be taken on. He did not want to have the plaintiff considered derelict without the service of new papers. . 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ASK THE PROSPEROUS MERCHANTS or OAK-LAND AND SAN FRAN-sJ CISCO. . NO. 4Q "you to say that if you are given a, ne notice and new subpoena you will submit to a deposition?" Mr. Richardson said he eould not Bay -at that time what would be done. "You say," continued Mr. Snook, "that Mr. Collins was anxious to appear?" "Yes," replied Mr. Richardson, "and he had made arrangements for that purpose when advised to the contrary by his at-' torneys." . : "We will ask the notary," said Mr. Snook, "to make a certificate of the facts to the Superior Court." iMr. Richardson then left the room, and Miss Steele took occasion to say that the attorney had not stated the facts of the case as she understood them between Mr. Richardson and .'Mr. Hill in the matter of securing another day for the taking of the deposition. At Mr. Church's suggestion Mr. Rich- ardson was recalled to the office, whereupon Miss Steele said that he (Richardson) had left the impression that Mr. Hill had said that there could be no change in the day for the taking of the deposition under the first subpoena. The contrary was the case. Mr. Richardson, she said, had come into Mr. Hill's office while she (Miss Steele) was present, and had told Mr. Hill that Mr. Collins was going away and; asked if another date could not be set for the deposition. She remembered distinctly that Mr. Hill had said that the deposition could be taken on an earlier day than that named in the subpoena, and that later Mr. Hill had dictated to her what offer he had made. Mr. Richardson admitted he- thought (Continued on Page 2.) SPECIAL AUCTION SALE. We have received instructions from Mrs. F. V. Green, on account of the sudden disppearance of Mr. F. V. 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