Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on October 7, 1907 · Page 1
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Oakland, California
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Monday, October 7, 1907
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) -a 4 Exclusive Dssoclated Press Seivlce VOL. pCVIII Planned (Special to! THS TRIBUNE.) AN FRANCISCO, Oct ?. A deliberate attempt tu mad by miscreants at 4:3 Ihla morning te blow upbear 17Jt of the Elite street line, which ni carrying -the platform m.n employed en the Height street tine tb their ear bant, and had a little mora of tbe dynamite been placed on the track there ia little doubt bat tht carnage would bare followed. That tie affair was planned and that ie Intent ton was to damage thla particular car la evidenced by the fact that the exploetve waa placed on the track between the time that an owl ear paseed the (mint at 4 It a. m. and the coming of the crew car at 4:1a, It la also claimed that the work was don by some one familiar with the schedule of the company, Wa9 knew Just what time the car wae due. The car In question left the Cole street barn at e:Z and had on board, besides Foreman Rush, who was at the controller, some twenty motormen and conductors. Just as It reached the corner of Ashbury street, a loud detonation was heard, the tracks of the car rose sllght-ly from the track and many windows were broken. Several of the carmen made an Immediate search of the neighborhood, bat the culprits who did the damage could not be found. Xm officer of the Park station, howerer. U said to hare seen some one acting suspiciously on Maaonlo avenue a abort time: previous and a search will be made for: falsa. e 22 Convicts Slain in . Fight; Eleven Escape TOBOLSK. Siberia, Oct. T. A gang of. conrtct. who were being escorted hero from Tyumen, Eastern Siberia, attacked their guards yesterday and wounded sU of them. The guards fired on the con-; Viet. II of whom were killed. Eleven of the prisoner, escaped with rifles which they had taken from the members of the e-ort in the hand to hand light which; followed the break. VJAHTED messenger boy with-a wheel irt editorial department of. TRIBUNE. . ' . V j Orders and M .Deal Is Hie BAIT FRANCISCO, Oct. T. The. vital tesve of the local political campaign have " changed from nominations to policies that Will affect votes on election day. The graft prosecution, with Rudolph Sprockets and James p. Phelan at Its head, believe that It has perpetrated a shrewd mov , ca the Toting population of the city by ', c t:!z!rs fer the eomtaeea of the Good TRYTO KILL20 PEOPLE Murder Is I n n ffifOHRSIiiiETMS IWLOiliS f - n Older Forced To Go South LOS ANGELES. Oct. T- It was announced today that Con. table Ben Conn, who returned from San Francisco last night, had served a summon, upon Fremont Older, editor of in, nan rranctsco rv he.rlns-n. vif a chart of criminal libel, preferred by Luther Brown, by whom Mr, Older ia alleged to hav. been kidnaped a week ago. It Is said that Francis J. Heney will' accompany Mr. Older and represent him ia the hearing. e-e- Either repenting or afraid, the thief who stole the tools from the yard of Nelson Gu.taf of 'tit a- Chestnut street Saturday decided e to restore them, for when the back door was opened yesterday morning the tools were found on a the step. -e- ooooooooeh-ooooooooooooooo Harry Thaw's Trial. To Open December 2 NEW YORK. Oct T. Harry K. Thaw's trial for the killing of Stanford White, will begin December 1. This agreement was reached between District Attorney Jerome. Martin W. Littleton, counsel for Thaw, and Justice Dowllng of the Supreme Court, today. Littleton wanted tbe date fixed for November 1, but Jerome opposed him. ' j . FURNITURE AUCTION On Tuesday. October Ith. at 11 a. m.. at I0S Santa data ave , corner of Ith, A1' meda. (take Alameda car to comer Santa Clara apd Webster. Alameda, then two blacks west) on account of removal of W. E. C. Roberts. Esq., all the up-to-date parlor, dinlrg-room. library. ' hall and bedroom furniture of his up-to-date. S-rcon bungalow. See Alameda Argus far particulars. ladle, this handsome residence, has been sold and Mr. Roberts Instructions are to cell ai the furnishing, rain or shine. I MEYSEL A MET 8 EI Auctioneers. . . fv AUCTION SALE At It o'clock Wednesday, October , we will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, all of C. M. Clark's household goods. consisting of In part: lrtn beds. dressers, 9 table. chairs couches. rocker.. desks, chiffoniers, dining-room, parlor, bedroom and kitchen furniture, tinware. agateware; crockery .tore, rano-s and ga. heaters, and many other artMes too numeroua to mention. These goods must be sold and will be old to pay storage charges. Sale - to take place at 11 o'clock, corner of Eighth and Clay - street. GUARANTEE AUCTION CO.. Auctioneers. !J I. I I . . Bulletin, to appear In i I I Justice Buminerneld's I I I court, this city, on I f - Thursday, October 10. I J ''? tor a weiimlna Recalls Rrst Drastic the Open Town Program. rial ballot The next step Is to atttate the public mind la the direction 8precklas desire. It to go. E ery energy, of the graft expoeers'wtn be bent this month to an effort to persuade the honest voters tnto 4he Sprerkels path towafrl dvic ir- tue. At the same - time the Epreckela machine will do nothing to make aseasy the life of the fallows who f rof.t by the OAKLAND, J CALIFORNIA, j MONDAY EVENING OCTOBER 7. 1507. HARD WORK TO GET WRY TO TRY Only four jurors have as yet been secured to try Olive Scully for the murder of Deputy Clerk James Glover, and it I. now very probable that a special venire for talesmen will hare to be ordered by the Court. This morning. Immediately tline Business Blocks Fall Before Raging Fire HOLDREGE. Neb.. Oct. 7. Fire In the town bf Oxford today destroyed nine blocks of buildings In the business sec- t:on and burned 'many house. In the residence section. The loss exceeds tiao.ooo. flfl 4 . - I j II; a IlIEDflli IS ROBBED ON BARDARY COAST L I V. Ericlison felled and His Gold Watch Taken. SAN FRANCISCO. Oct T. E. W. Erickvoa, (41 Central avenue, Alameda, was assaulted and robbed at the Btrbary Coast at midnight and the police are now looking for the robber who got away with a solid gold watch and chain. Erlckaon was walking down Pacific street, and when near the corner of Mont gomery ha received a stunning- blow from behind. At the same time someone grabbed his watch and made eft down the street ' - , Erlckaon reported the . matter to the Harbor police, but could five a very poor description of tbe man.' ' v ! To Sell Queen's Crovtn To Pay Prittcess' Debt BRUSSELS, Oct T- An , auctioneer has been commissioned to sell the linens, Jewels and souvenirs belonging to the late queen of Belgium, the proceeds to bo devoted to paying the debts of her daughter. Princess Louisa, who was dl vorced last roar by- Prince Phillip of Baxe-Coburc and Ootha. Among the ob jects thus to bo sold l a diadem pro sented to the qneen by the people of Belgium on the occasion of her silre-, wedding anniversary. The diadem costs 130.00. . . j . -.. e ! ' ' WEATHER REPORT, j ' SAN FRANCISCO. Oct,' 7- Saw Francisco and vlemrtyi . Fair tonight and Tu.iday wtth fog Is the morning; freeh wast wind. ' Santa Clara Valley: Falr tonloht and Tuesday; light west wind. Ssersmento V.ll.y: Fair tonight sod Tuesday; light south wind. San Joaquin Valley: Fair tonight and Tu.iy; r-rht north wind. tawt-.m UUiora'n Fair ton!;.t and Tveeayt t ;t wacs w:d.' l OLIVE SCULLY upon convention of the witnesses and attorney for both sides, eight of the Jurors examined on Thursday , last were excused four, by the defense, two by the prosecution, and two by mutual consent. (Continued on Page 2.) WO Boxers Slain By Government Troops NAN CHOW FU. Oct T. Far participation In the recent riots hero the Chinese government has arrested and punished twenty rioters. One hundred Boxers hare been killed br government troops at Can-anfu. Mayor Tells ftlcn to Wed; One Steals Daughter DES MOINES. Iowa, Oct I. Mabel Bennett daughter of the Fort Dodge mayor, who has been urging bachelors to tnarry. eloped last night with Noland Show, a chauffeur, and they were married here, today; Mayor Bennett . recently la- " a uxase requiring ail bachelors to marry. Show took him at his word. 1 Killed: Hurt In Train Wreck. WARSAW. IndV. Oct. T. Conductor w. S Koonts of Fort Wayeie was killed and four other men Injured In a freight train wreck tonay on tne fenn.yl van la railroad nea Bourbon, Ind. i Robbiir1 Mis. A. Hough-buurg of tit San Pablo avenue was robbed of a gold watch at Idora Park Saturday night She was watching- one of the. show when she discovered her lose, but had no Idea of the time It was taksa. Dying, He Walks tnto Sanatorium for Help Jose, Lopes. : a laborer, walked into the East Bay Sanatorium last night In a delirious condition, and asked for treatment Dr. Crow ley was called, but the naa was dytnr and nothing could bo done for Elm. The body was taken to the monroo. Lopes was about It I years old. Hsk Spanish Government . To Recall Us Troops MADEUX Oo. tO. meeting of tOM rortortf hell lera Bsnlay to protest a-stnst ths actioa of . Franco and Spala ta atoroeao paeeea on qul.iy. a reaolu-ioa was voted calling on the epanith government to recall it. troops and to re pect Moroccan Independence and protest arstnst the expulsion of French socialists from f;aln aad of Epaal.h soci&!'.t. from Pr.aeo. The era to-, w.r t-r ; i-- t r r-ee-fcee. fr' - .;- U i c ti w J ULz: OF THREE iere's an Interesting Story, for a Headstone. Better4ovo hath no man than this that he devote the marble sides of his tombstone to essays on the virtues aad accomplishments of his throe wives. This is a provision la too last testament of William Smith of Frultvale, which died for probate today. Further than this Smith ordered that the photographs of his faithful triumvl rate should be securely nailed oa his coffin, together with the Stars and Stripes and the English Jack. This has already been done ta accordance with his wishes. THREE-SIDED TOMBSTONE. Above the grave of this most appreci ative husband a three-sided column la to bo roared, says the wilt Each side Is to he commemorated to one of tola -wives, telling, ta chiselled eulogy, all of the kindly and thoughtful acts they are said to have performed. Thus a stranger vis iting the plot will find oa the northern ! atposuro a brief history of the Ufa of Number One. Number Two will face the rising sun, whQo Number Three will be immortalised oa the aide which looks through the Golden Gate. Beneath them. In everlasting peace, will lie the devoted husband. The estate la valued at several thous and dollars, mora than enough to carry oat the provisions of Its unique distribu tion. LOOISIEEPEH $150 in Jewels, Including Ring on finger Stolen. (SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE.) SAN FRANCISCO. Oct T. One solid gold watch? valued at to. one solid gold chain valued at $21 one cross fob, ill. one Knight Templar Maltese cross, flMO. one band wedding ring. T. one knot shape scarf pin. H. Total, &S1.M. Tha above If the list of articles whlah a cunning pickpocket took from J. B. Eckman of It Noo street while ho was asleep on S Market street car yesterday afternoon. Fortune favored the robber. Eckman had been on a trip acrooa the boy aad was very tired when ha boarded the eat at Fifth and Market atreet and gotnf Into the smoking compartment bo sat down and immediately fell aaloea. There was but one other passenger ta this part of tha car, and Eckmaa beMeves that this man succeeded ta getting away with the property. Eckman Is a very sound sleeper and says that It Is quite possible for someone to take a ring from hi. finger while he Is asleep without disturbing him. The police believe that the robber ta aa expert and thick that he Is .one of a band who have recently arrived in this city from tbe East Througn tne me dium of pawn ore era, u ia nupvx. uaa robber will soon be locatad. ... j Lusitanla Tries for Record In Heavy Sea Oa Board Lusltacla. Oct By wlro-leas telegraphy to tha Associated Frees by war of the Lisard, England). . ; Too Luattanaa which loft QwaSnotowa at M:tS tbla Bscrutag for New Tork la ap proxtmatsiy t - latitude ILW degrees aorta, loagttado US degrees west at p. so, today. From Dauate . Rock tbe steamer averaged li t. knot. The wind was westerly, rain was falling. , and a heavy sea was runnier. It was under stood that the Luf'la la st t.rsjtir.g to ma-? a rreori X-e vi;Tv'..ja art HIES PICKPOCKET J1. J U l; I ' I ' - - i DS ATTO m SPEC Want All Flames Excused Put Box (SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE.) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. T. On Monday next the second trial of Tlrey L. Ford for alleged bribery will begin, if a sufficient number of talesmen can bo secured from which to select a Jury. A discussion over this point In which Garrett McEnerney. Alexander C. King and Assistant District Attorney O'Gara tilted, marked a Change la Judge Law lor', court this morning. t The attorneys for Ford and the other indicted railroad officials opposed the calling of a special venire, alleging that the names of those drawa from tha Jury box la previous trials, but who were not called for various reasons, principally absence, should bo re -drawn. McEnerney contended that these names, approximating five fl POSSES SCOUR HI HUMOR Frantic Mother of "Little" Freddfe Bealiin Believes lie Has Been Hilled. BERKZLKT, October T. Wandering wildly up and down tha Berkeley foot hill, today are Searching parties headed by a frantic father who are hunting for a little curly-headed boy, olad In a tidy Buster Brown suit Little " T-year-oid Freddie Doakln of Sixty-seventh street and San Pablo avenue has been missing from his home alnea Wednesday last and still no trace of him haa been received by the distracted parents. For days visions of the little fellow, plodding weary, hungry and foot-sore among the erags and up tha atoep heights are en- tortatnod by the frantle mother, or what seems mere probable to her mind, the , now to think that I punished him for say-boy ta held by some fteroa band of roving ' ,n 1 e""0 "" n ar gypeles for ransom. Now aad then aha shudders at tha grewsome thought that perhaps her darling haa been drowned. THREATENED SUICIDE. Haunted by tha tolas of gypey kidnapers Mrs. Doakln la worn out with worry aad loss of Bleep. Only one ether possible solution of the matter presents Itself to tha grief-stricken mother, and that la tha thought that pern ape her boy has carried aut a threat made not long ago la a fit of chUdlsh angor. to drown him- self tn San Francisco bay. The rataark was wrung from tbe little bad oa account of a -vara rabuha.glvw. him by hU motherv Scattered about with careless boyish hands on the floor of the homo are Fred - dies playthings. Just as the little fellow had left them oa the morning when ho walked out into tha street aad disappear- ad. Ortm. heart-raudteg reminders of ber toes, yet the mothor haa not the heart Ui remove them, and sha stlO eonsolea her-1 self with the belief that hav darling win GIRL'S SCREAMS DRIVE THIEF FROM OPEU VJIUDOVJ Hashed and Hntlcss Burglar llnli Into Room Before Chipcse llald Frightens Ilim .way. creaming at tha top of her voloe. tho Chinaea maid at tha home of B. MeConaick, of sT3f Filbert street fright aned sway a hold burglar, who was at tempting to affect aa entrance through the dlntflg-roota window at about Se o't'ock Sunday morning. The family had company and tha girl waa aleepir.g on a couch. She beard sounds at ths window, but thought at first tit It waa a rr.trr.t.r ef the firally via t4 keen to-:-! emt wae i&X.'t t ,, - - - - f ; ts ti e-i i J Jk . I , ) i 1 f" ) I X-J Losi Edition 5 cents ria 43 of jurors Hitherto Bach in the Again. hundred, should bo put hack hi tha box asd all radrawa, and that under the law these men should not bo discharged. O'Gara eombatted this view, d set ring the sheriff to call a special panel. Alexander C. King. Calhoun's former law partner. Joined In the discussion and quoted eec. tions of tha coda of civil procedure to prove his case, WANT LIST REVISED. s A suggestion was Anally made by McEnerney that the entire list of two thousand four hundred names, which filled the Jury box last February, should bo brought Into court From these should ha sub- ' tract ad all those excused for all legitimate reasons, he eald. and the remainder (Continued on Page I.) , walk In some moment and put an end to her grief. - MOTHER IS DISTRACTED, "Something must surely have happened to my Freddie." said MpL Deakln this morning, with tears coursing down her cheeks, "else ho would never leave home la thla way. I feel that he la being held In the Berkeley hills for ransom by men, as I know that gypsies have made a custom In tha past of kidnaping children and holding them for profit I do not know what to do. "Last week I took him to task tor playing with bad little companion, around the ealoon door, and ho told hla playmatea that ho was going to leave homo and drown himself. It almost makes me wild wra wrvw mm.eu into tne Day. "Something tetla ma that Freddie' la either stolen or loot In the Berkeley hills, and I only hope that he will bo returned to ma. 1 have heard often that gypsies are in the hill, and ateal children. Ia there not some way by which wa could bring them to law and make them Buffer as we are suffering?" SCOUR THE HILLS. Moved by tha Intuitive Idea of his wlff that the boy Is In the Berkeley hills. Mr. ! Deakln has asked the aid of Chief Voll-imer and the Berk .lev notice forra In the j Mroh. Ev.ry officer In the force was ' Instructed to keep a sharp, lookout for - tb rniastng tod and besides this search t VtArtfaaSl f-S as Fas ami sFxllaait htas tnAmfna at e j" 7,. to I kUB tha Ilttla enrlv.haadihd tin In Rn. Iter Brown suit Mr. and Mrs. Deakla ' conduct a little cigar stors oh the cornet of Sixty-fifth street and San Pablo ave. " ln"' 'r ia moaersi. "rcnni.ianceo ana can ascnoe ao reaoq . ,OT ,aln wo ion as ucy axe not in a - "" " W ransom. ' , (Continued oa rage I ) A IAL VEHIBE LOST the screen waa taken out and the rai eatd shoulders at a aaaxked maa sc. -1 ta the eota. When aba acrtamad tta bury'tr t'-'.-Uted a mom est aa It In doubt o whethar he could alienee her or not. a--1 thea fled. He had tried nearly all Ifce w nd i on the first r.oor before wm:r- to u t one. footprints belrig plainly vi u i dsr each. TSe r'fl eou;d not r:v a vrry -";"te tv. i!ea ef .e xr in. t e- t.. La a l. aul t-t r. til ( i - If. '-.t XKTSa aVgE'iC MX. tZ ttJ(

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