Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on March 28, 1912 · Page 1
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State cTCo. Deep u4 in mm! Pakaa Rates ssaE -4 f L Exclusive Associated Press Service VOI I XYVIf WFATHFR WU. LAAYJ' fcA fil Jy Commission Makes De cision That Will Save Shippers $800000 Annually Uniform Spread as Between Classes Established; San Joaquin Ruling Rendered SAN FRANCISCO, March 28.-The railroad commission of California In decision said to be the most volufn Inous ever returned by a rate-making body, has prescribed an entirely new schedule of railroad rates between California cities, which, It is declared tu effect a savins of from JiOO.uon . uimiuu to the shippers of the e annually. Phe decision which was made pub- in . v tuuuy, was returned in t n sn- canea Ban Joaquin Valley rate case, in which shippers of San Franoisco, Los Angeles, Stockton, Fresno and iiaxersiieid sought a reduction of tariffs on th Southern Pacific and Santa Fe railroads, between these cities and San Joaquin" valtay puUus. New rates also are ordered from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Stockton to points between Bakersfleld and Los Angeles. A uniform basis of rates throughout the San Joaquin valley Is established and discriminates which ex--jIh(1 in rates between various towns re removed. The adjustment of rates ift cases where different classes of freight are Involved was explained by the commissioners by a statement, which is in part as follows: rXIFORM SPKEAD. "A uniform spread of rates as be-between classes has been established the rates being adjusted In this re gard on the same principle as that which has been recognized as the correct one all over the country, ex cepting California. It has been the practice of the carriers in this state to maintain less than carload rates which vary little between first and fourth class rates. This condition is a relic of the old rates in effect prior to 1894, before which time, all less than carload shipments moved at one rate. "This condition the commission corrects by providing a uniform spread of rates between the classes of the various distances., When rates of various carriers are compared, the first class rate is used. Thus a representative of a California railroad will compare the first class rate of that road with the first class rate of e road in the middle west for the purpose of showing that the rates in California are not excessively high. When we realize, however, that as the rates have heretofore been in California when the first class rate, under which little traffic moves, Is $1, fourth class rate which carries a heavy movement of traffic, is 85c; while In other localties when the first class rate Is $1, fourth class rate Is from 50 to 60 cents, we realize the unfairness" to the California public In the comparison made." SLIGHT ADVANCES. Slight advances are ordered' by the commission In cases where it wnsrde-cided 4hat, the rates for short discontinued on Page 2, Col. 7) fTFFP n II T WnilNflSHIRlCOWGREGATIONAL GHAPEL DRE U b b I WW I HIUUIIUU IIIU Mil nr I ill lAiirr.rmnq WITH THE BLOOD OF IHinUL liy Uill L LIbuU nATm nrr , . ' ' - --, :-a 11 U M ' ul V-11- " 1 oawsiswwfteeEll j 1 f ff Vli ,U-U LL Iff-AnszAis ,,-i i v Three Murderers Are Reprieved SACRAMENTO, March 28. George E. Figeruoa, of Los Angeles, a wife murdere; 'Willie Luis, a Chinese, who murdered his stepmother,' and William Burke, of San Diego, who murdered a woman, were reprieved Religious Fanatics Slay Six in COLUMBUS, Tex., March 28. Another .chapter In the series of negro murders iji southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana, in which 23 bl;k have been killed, has been adoJ Helen Henro, a negress, her Candy Is Used Bait; Big , SANTA MONICA. Cal., 'March 28.- Candy as fish bait was given a success- ;ful trial at the Venice pier yesterday I 1 hv Harry Bishop, a local conlectloner.l Oakland and vicinity: Ctbudy tonight Friday; light aouthwest wind. DEsD P i L3 Woman Begs on Knees for hAUaAisj,Gown rorwA ;5 hPtiluiL UWhoJ ! Crura Uor WAOSB Am'opED. : 559 J f J U Ull ts) fV Husband to Spare Her b ilik jOC WfJ y r M Crazed Han Cuts His Throat m$k '''frdfami I ll&ftrlH 'i if 3fj' V SAN FRANCISCO, March 28. Rousing himself as if in a nightmare, George E. Noel, 35 years old, -awoke his wife by choking her at 8 o'clock this morning, slashed her across the throat with a razor, ' inflicting dan gerous and possible fatal injuries, and then committed suicide. The tragedy occurred In the house at 1890 Folsom street, where Neel who was a stable man. lodged with the family of Andrew Johnson. Mrs. Noel fought with her crazed spouse, leaped from bed and fled around the room until her husband caugltfgber an(j drew the razor across her neck. After he had slashed her she begged on her knees for her life and as he turned for one moment she fled from the room and took refuge with the other occuuants of the house When the police entered Noel's apartment ten minutes later, he was dying, his throat having been slashed from ear to ear. By the time the ambu lance arrived he was dead. Noel was a sufferer from tubercu losis and had been feeling partlcu larly HI for several days. Tuesday and yesterday he laid off and last night he drank considerably. This morning it Is presumed that he was either In a nightmare' or was insane from worry and his brain befuddled from drink. Mrs. Noel was hurried to the Central Emergency hispital. Dr. Skoon-worked over -her for two hours and there Is a hance of her recovery. "I never knew my husband to act like this before," said, the woman feebly, she not having been told of his suicide. "I don't know how it came about. I didn't know anything was wrong until I awoke and found him bending over me. Oh, I hope they don't do anything to him." .. For Sale: One Baby;, Parents Ask $4000 Chicago Couple Unable to Care for Infant and Seek "New Home. CHICAGO, March 28. Remento Maronl, one month old. with large, brown eyes, fine physique and good health. Is for sale by Its parents at the somewhat prohibitive prices of J4000. Pasquale and Garle Maronl, parents of the child, living in a dining rom in Wentworth avenue say that they are unable to' provide for the baby, and also their four-year-old daughter. The Maronls have been In the country only ten months. by Governor today by Governor Hiram W. Johnson. The men were to have been hanged tomorrow at San Quentin. The reprieves for Figeruoa and Burke extend to May 10 and that of Luis to May 1. Texas Village four children and Lyle Panaeune, a boarder, were slain as they slept In their home at Glldden,. a village near here. Two negroes have been arrested on suspicion. It is believed, the murders are the work of religious fanatics. as Fish Haul Taken In two hours Bishop caught 57 mack erel, uslng.only candy bait while other fishermen using the customary live bait fell far short of that catch. . . ll and OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 28, 1912. LOCAL CHUIBQKI IMPS 'rrtJr 'I l - ' ' 1' n i '-ffi Chinese Woman to Cast Vote in South Miss Myra Lee Registers in Los Angeles; Will Teach Suffrage in China. LOS ANGELE'3, March 28. Miss Myra Lee, a young Chinese woman, the first Oriental of her sex to register in this city, qualified as a voter today. Miss Lee, who Is a suffragist, Is 22 years old and a native of California. She graduated with honors from the Los Angeles grammar schools and then took a four years' course In the polytechnic Mxh school, ' specializing in higher literature. A firm believer in the principles of woman s suffrage. Miss Lee will go to China soon to teach it, together with English and literature, to the chil dren in a government school, probably at Canton. Militiaman Fined for Not Attending Drill Guardsman Yanked Into Police Court and Assessed Five Dollars. LOS ANGELES, March 28. For having refused to attend drill, William R. Sommer, a street car motorman. and a member of Company F, Seventh regiment, National Guard of California, was finsd 85 In' the police court yesterday. The officers of the company said they did not wish to give Sommers a dishonorable discharge but wanted him and other members of the militia, to understand they could be fined in the' state courts for disobeying their officers. Somers declared he recently had suffered an electric Shock and was thereby rendered physically unfit for drilling. ' i i .. ' " . Major Butt Given Audience by King President Taft's Personal . Received by Victor Emmanuel. Aid ROME, March 28. Major Archibald W. Butt, personal aide to President Taft was received today by King Victor, Emmanuel lrt private audience at the Palac. ; , . o v . - nnn uuvj The duellists who were killed, the and a plioto-rtlHerarii of the CongTejratlonal Church. y is I I V H..T n&-- ' Dix Sends Roosevelt's Plaint to Legislature ALBANY, N. T., March 28. Governor Dlx sent a special message, without recommendation, to the legislature today Inclosing a telegram In which Charles H. Duell, chairmin ofthe Roosevelt committee of New York City, suggested that another primary be held there because of the delay In delivering ballots nt the polls. An opinion from Attorney General Carmody that legislation may be necessary to this end also was Inclosed. Alamedan at 92 Goes Under Knife ALAMEDA, March 28. M. P. Alpha, a nlnety-two-year-old Alamedan, was operated , on this week - at the Rosevelt HosTital in Berkeley for a minor trouble. He stood the operation well and Is now rapidly convalescing. Alpha was one of the early settlers in Indiana. He Is one of the first Masons of Charesto'vn, Indiana, where he conducted a store and was postmaster for "many years. Alpha a also a veteran ucid Fellow. sexton who witnewed the tragedy fight Jn th;. 'hupei..of. ..tbe,.rirst Cousin of Longfellow The Poet Dies, Aged 88 PASADBNA, March 28. Gilbert Longfellow, who was a cousin of Poet Lcngfellow, lies dead at his home here today, aged 18 years. He was born In Macchlns, Maine, and was intimately associated with his famous cousin, whom he greatly resembled, for more than fifty years. He. was engaged in the lumber business for years, but found time to-write some creditable - poems. His body will be taken east for burial In Cambridge cemetery, . 20 PAGES COMBATANTS Sante Domingo Has Welcome for Knox Secretary, of State Visits Public Buildings and Historical Ruins. SANTO DOMINGO, Republic of San Domingo, March 28. Secretary of State Knox who arrived here on board the United States cruiser Washington, yesterday, from Venezeula, visited several publij buildings and historical ruins today, afterwards making a motor car trip to the Spanish forts. He lunched at the United Mates leg-gatlon, where a reception was held In his honor this afternoon. Liverpool Spring Cup Won by Subterranean August Belmont's Merry Task Fails to Place In Race for $1,000 Sovereigns. , LIVERPOOL, March 28. The Liverpool Spring Cup, a handicap of 1000 soverelcns for three-year-olds and up. dlstnnce one mile and three furlongs, was won today by Subterranean, Protestant Boy was second and Louis Wlnan's Adam Itede third. Nineteen horses ran. August Belmont's Merry TasTt led for half the distance, but was not placed. Last of Mission Indians Dies at 'Age of 107 LOft 'ANGELES. March 28.-Clara Cltulez, the, lust of tye. .Mission Indians of Sun Juan CaplstranoV, who was said to have been lOJ-years dl-ls dead at her home hor8"foday. Death resulted from old age, but her relatives said she had been active until two months ago. She was said to have laid one of the first stones In the mission of Our Lady of the Angels, here,' now known as the Plaza church, where her funeral services will be held-tomorrow - - - - , - Standard Oil Stock Takes Sudden Jump NEW YORK. March 28. Stock of the Standard Oil Company of Kentucky sold here today at $900 a share, a rise of 150 points over yesterday's low price. A few days ago this stock old at $320. NO. 37 NCHED, rWQPERISH HITTER Adolph Goldman Dies oh Fleer of Oakland Houseof Worship : Strange Friendship of ?tm nent Ken Ends in D00K3 Tragedy Chronological Record of Strange Case March, 1900 Goldman and Snow meet and become friends, following; (Jolriman's arrival In Oakland from Now York. September. 1903 Goldman and Know experience a break in their friendship. They quarrel and fight. November, 1903- Snow Is charged with criminal libel In the Alameda county Superior Coiirl, upon complaint of Goldman. Case dismissed, the differences belnc settled out of court, .lune IS, 1904 Goldman ahoots and badly injures Snow in the Clarendon hotel, San Francisco, after BctTjsjng Snow's - daughter Gertrude of seeking to end tho friendship between the two mm. April 8, 1905 Goldman Is found guilty or assault with attempt to commit murder and is sentenced to live years' imprisonment in San Quetitln. March 8, 1908 Goldman la re. leased -from" iirlsod, - - -- March 27, 1912 Snow shoots and kills Goldman in the. First Congregational church of Oakland. Snow receives razor Tutu and pi, to! wounds from which he dies at the Keceiving Hospital early the following rnornlifg. 1 , . , TN a death duel in the chapel of the First ("nnirretrarinna I JL church at about 7:30 o'clock last , night, Roland ,W. ' Snow, formei- city auditor and mavor of .Oakland, and Adolnh' r"i,i iu:- i a. -jt iruiuuicMi, x iiuiiuu uicruidnt. Ui IIP.') (ln-Unii elf Cin LV,- cisco, and for years an associate of the ex-mayor, inflicted wounda which resulted in the death oi both men. The double murder . r r- " strange htory watched by and ; involving many prominent men, a history -which for strangrnesa 1 i . .... , . . ana eroiesauc iratreav outnvaia o i t o v ' the weird studies of erotics made by Krafft-Ebinp;, HaveI.Qck..plIi3 and Lombroso. . r Snow, was attacked by Gold-J man jiist prior: to - the regular.! Wednesday night church meet-1 ing in the chaptf ' of the First Conerecational church when th . former mayor of Cjakland refused, to leave the chapel to hold a conference with his former friend and associate. Five sjiots were fired by Goldman, followed by an uiiavn iipv.,, ii. .-i iiiiviiovu i it lull with a razorCSnow responded' with three shots, all of which took effect. .V-- Goldman died almost instantly, . (Continued on Tage 2.) Tka Aaiociatloa of Amer ican Advertiser baa ax- amanad and eartlfiad t the oirculatioa of this pub lication. The f if araa of circulation contained in the Aatociation'a report only ara guarantaad. Association of American Advertisers No. 2340. Whitehall BId. K. T. Clry

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