The San Francisco Call from San Francisco, California on April 24, 1907 · Page 6
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6 News of Four of the Counties Bordering On the Bay COLLEGE PARK FACTIONS AT WAR OVER SEWERS Annexation of the Hanchett Tract to System Is Casus Belli TAXPAYERS PROTEST Charges of Sharp Practice Made Against the Officials SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE CALX. SAN JOSE. April 2Z.— The annexation of the Hanchett park tract to the sanitary district in College park, near here, has et&rted a. feud. The sanitary .district was organized cbout two years ago and an extensive sewer system was installed. About | three months ago L. E. Hanchett, head of one of the streetcar systems, opened a new subdivision and askod permis-" Eion to add the territory to the sani- : tary district. A bill was ipushed } through the legislature permitting this and three "weeks ago the sanitary board of five members called a meeting of taxpayers to discuss the proposition. There was not a large attendance, but considerable v feeling developed, some going so far as to intimate that the civil engineers had been Influenced to make a report that the capacity of the.Bystem was sufficient to admit the new territory. The: citizens present voted against annexation by about 2 to 1. / .:\u25a0\u25a0::: V.'drT-: Notwithstanding this fact the board ai its next meeting, by a vote of 4 to 1, decided to take In th« new tract. Satur£&y night 40 taxpayers adopted resolutions bitterly denouncing the action of the board. A motion was presented calling upon the four members who had voted for annexation to resign. This was not carried. It being decided to issue a general call for a meeting next Saturday, when the same motion will be presented. .'.-''- Today the four members who were the subject of the resolutions. Theodore Lienzen, S. R. Johnson. M. F. Ball and Hiram Blanchard, issued a statement defending their position and denouncing their opponents as reactionaries and "knockers." They also suggested that F. B. Wis*. the fifth member of the board, was responsible for the trouble. HEARING OF PETITION OF CHURCHMEN BEGINS Courts Will Decide Status of Cumber- land Congregation and Ownership of Property SAN JOSE. April 23. — Hearing was beg-un today in this city on the application of the permanent committee of missions of the Cumberland Presbyterian church for an injunction to -prevent the union of that church with the Presbyterian church in the United States and to prevent the transfer of the property. This action is in line with others in various parts of. the country, begun soon after the governing: bodies of the two ecclesias tical organizations had voted to unite. A small group of members of the Cumberland church opposed the union. The evidence produced today tended to show that in this state practically all the members of the Cumberland church had gone willingly into the united organization. The. property Involved in the action amounts to more than $150,000. COMES TO BUY WARSHIPS FOR SALVADORAN NAVY G. J. yon Jennyngs Says That He Is President Figueroa's Confidential Friend and Adviser Among the passengers who arrived yesterday on the liner Newport was G. J. Van Jennyngs, who told his fellow passengers that he was the confidential friend and adviser of President Figueroa of Salvador and that the object of his trip to San Francisco was to buy. a warship for the Central American republic. Jennyngrs was aecommpanied by his wife, daughter and Miss Margarita Eberhart, his sister in law. Jennyr.gT3 is fond of jewelry. He wears diamonds resembling locomotive headlights and a $20 gold piece dangling by way of charm from his watch chain marks the daintiness of his taste in decoration. Jennyngs describes the late war as a ''hot time." The vessel he wants for Salvador's navy must be about 1,000 tons register and capable of making 15 or 16 knots. MAN CUTS HIS THROAT. AT BUSY STREET CORNER Hire Tries'to End His Life in Presence of Crowd Near * Postoffice After attempting to end his life by cutting his throat while standing tn t Seventh street opposite the postofflce building I* H. Hire, a laborer, remained at the corner of Minna street a grizzly Epectacle to passersby yesterday. Aid was summoned- and he was hurried to the Central emergency hospital, where it was found that he had inflicted only a superficial , wound and would recover. The manner in which he attempted to cut his throat Is not known, as no weapon was found on his person. Hire will be held In custody at the , hospital until the lunacy commission has reported on his sanity. RUSSIA* DRAMA AT COLONIAL : The Colonial stock company appears to excellent advantage this week In '•Moths/ the intensely interesting Russian drama. Izetta Jewell has a good \u2666•motional role as Vere Herbert and Frank Bacon and the other members of the company are congenially cast. "Moths" will continue for the balance of the week, with Saturday and Sunday matinees. "La Belle Russe" is announced for Monday night. "\u25a0• TREATY FAVORABLY REPORTED. WASHINGTON, April 23.— Minister Dawson at San Domingo cables that yesterday the treaty ..with the United States was ; favorably reported to the Senate. Its consideration was entrusted to three senators, two of whom filed a report In its favor and \ the third a report in opposition. - DEATH OF FAMOUS JURIST LONDON. April 24.— The death of Judge John Edmund Went worth Addison Is announced. He was the prosecuting counsel in the famous Maybrick case. . . FAXEBAVKB BUFFERS ' LOSS. Springfield. Oliio, April 23.— The Indiana frog and ewitch cooioasy, owned by Vice President' Fplrbankn,' i waa destroyed by Ore tonight. Uma,. $250,000. Fugitive Slayer Identified As Deserter From Army EDWARD -SHORT, alias Frank Smith, the Oakland waiter who killed his employer, John Ma rcovich, for revenge Friday night, was identified yesterday as a deserter from the army with a bad record. - Waiter Who Killed Employer Has Bad Record OAKLAND, April 23. — The police have established the identity of "Frank E. Smith." the waiter who killed John Mareovlch last Friday night, as Edward Short, deserter from the United State* army. A photograph of Short, taken wh«n he was a member of Battery H. Third United States artillery, was shown today to Antone Cleca^k, Marcovich's partner, and positively Identified as that of "Smith," the waiter.. .» :> The police have withheld the photocraph until absolute Identification la mad«. They purpose to have it reproduced and sent all over the United States. Not a trac«* of Short has been found. Sheriff Barnet, assisting the police, scoured Claremont and the foothills In the hope of uncovering a lead following upon 'the story of the mysterious stranger who bought overalls and a shirt at Mrs. H. Smith's store In Claremont avenue. Chief of Police Wilson was unable to identify a photograph In the rogues' gallery" furnished by the San Francisco police department today as that of the fugitive. The photograph was that a man known as George Waters or Frank Becker orßeeker. The picture was shown to a number of Short's acquaintances and to persons at th? restaurant where he had been , employed, but the opinion was that it was not a photograph of the man who killed Marcovich. Short's wife is still in Oakland. She declares that she has heard nothing from her husband. The police of this city claimed yesterday to have discovered a photograph of Marcovich's slayer that had been sent by the authorities of Chicago. It was said that It closely resembles the murderer, with the exception that he Js now bald in front. As George Waters he was sent to the reformatory in Chicago on February 25, 1893, for murdar, robbery and assault, and It is supposed that he had escaped from the institution. , During the midwinter fair hevo in 1892 he was arrested on suspicion of being a pickpocket, but was . released after his photograph was taken. MACARTHUR GUEST OF HONOR AT CLUB DINNER > General Mac Arthur was tendered a banquet by his brother officers at the Pacific Union club last night. The menu was elaborate. When the toast to General , Mac Arthur' was pro-, posed every officer arose while the orchestra played the "Star Spangled Banner." Major Dunning was master of ceremonies. The affair was one of the most brilliant that has ever taken place in army circles In this city and was a fitting: compliment to the highest ranking officer in the United States army. The following officers were present: Colonel John L. Clem, Colonel William Ch«»-beriain. Colonel Georjre L. Anderson. Colonel John B. E^Ulnper, Colon* 1 ! Geoixe H. Torney, Mnjor Samuel W. Dunnlnjr. Major William W. Hait<<. Major Zerah W. Torrey, Major Abner Pickering, Major Charles P.. Kratithoff, Major E. A. Boot, Colonel . Frank I-.. Winn. Colonel John A. Londeen. Colonel Alfred Reynold*, Celonpl Daniel M. Appel, Colonel Charles L. Hrisir.ann. Colonel Robert H. R. Loughborough, Colonel Richard E. Thompson, Captain R. Frank CUeatham and Captain John A. Murtagb. General Mac Arthur will leave for Seattle tomorrow, -where he will meet the Japanese commission in charge of General Kuro!:i, and will conduct them to "Washington, D. C. From that point Mac Arthur and his military secretary, Colonel Winn, will go to Milwaukee, where Mac Arthur will commence "bis work compiling his idea of what he saw during the Russo-Japanese war. MERCHANTS JOIN FORCES TO QUENCH RED LIGHTS Business Men of Golden Gate Avenue Form an Association * With Moral Object * Property owners, business men and merchants Interested in Golden Gate avenue met last night in Jefferson square hall and formed an improvement association with the aim of bettering tbe conditions along the thoroughfare. They will endeavor, to lessen the glare of tbe red lights; at the start and will call upon ' Captain Mooney to aid them In the crusade against the objectionable resorts. Names to the extent of 176 were placed on the membership roll. Oflicers were chosen as follows: President, Lewis Cutten; secretary, H. S. Cottle; treas-, urer, the Peninsula bank; finance committee, A. Schohy, Charles Cram and Dr. D. F. Bockingsale. . BUTCHERTOWN WAGON IS \u25a0 . ' UPSET' AND BLOOD FLOWS Occupants of Vehicle, Soaked in Red, Are Hurried to Hospital . for Treatment George Keller of 1026 Harrison street and Tom Dillon, a small boy living at the same place, yesterday were thrown from a wagon loaded . with blood from Butchertown by a collision which occurred between their team and a milk wagon at Sixteenth and' Kentucky streets, and were hurried to the Potrero hospital for treatment. - In, the overturning of their vehicle the ! two injured persons were soaked with blood from the tank on their wagon and when placed on the operating table at the . hospital ; their : injuries j were found to be superficial. A. M. DOLLAR IN AN AUTO RUNS DOWN WORKINGMAN Accident Which May Result in Death of Pedestrian Is Caused 'by Capitalist Chauffeur A. M. Dollar of the , Robert Dollar shipping >flrm ran ' into* and, perhaps fatally Injured a laborer,, Isaac Consteine, at the corner of ,Fillmore t and McAllister 'streets; ; -last .night,- while turning his automobile out of the "way of * a passing '^car which ; Constelne <. was trying, to. board.: Consteine suffered a badly chest) and" foot; besides numerous lacerations of * the . head \u25a0 and face. He was I taken to thet Central emergency . hospital,; where it' ls . feared bis injuries will, prove fatal. THE ySAISr : :^RMCTSCOSCALU : WEDNESDAY -APRIL 2# 1907, GEOKUE WATERS. THE MAN ALLEGED TO HAVE MDRDEEED JOHN MARCOVICITOF OAKLAND. WANTS APPROPRIATION FOR NEW SCHOOLHOUSES President Duftey of the board of public works stated yesterday that he would apDear before the board of supervisors shortly to urge that - the special appropriation of. $500,000 requested by the first named board for the building- of school houses be made in the next budget. Duffey stated that the special appropriation was the only way in which the Laguna Honda, MoKlnley, Bergerot and other school .buildings could be built, in view of the excessive bids filed for the same, due to the existing stringency in the labor and material markets. Duffey wants to, -receive assurances that the appropriation 'will be made so that contracts may be let' for the immediate, erection of the schools, for which payment could be made during the next fiscal year. In that event the buildings could be built of wood instead of brick, as required by the bond issue. Duffey also said that the board of works would not proceed in the matter of the erection of a new courthouse building at Bush rand Stockton streets. He said there was only $35,000 available, and. the.. building,, under, the plans as- adopted by Judge Cook and the board of education would cost 575,000.- The board of works will refuse to erect a frame building within the flre limits, and unless the supervisors come .to Cook's rescue, no judicial building will -be erected for some time to come, j • THIRD EFFORT TO KILL HIMSELF IS SUCCESSFUL Melancholia Resulting From Brain In- jury Leads Man to Take His Life \u25a0;-;>?: After having been courted twice ;by death and nearly wort Henry . Vollman, aged 34 years, living at 1152 Thirty r third avenue. South San Francisco, committed suicide yesterday evening at 6- o'clock by : drinking a large dose of carbolic acid. • No motive is assigned by Tollman's mother for the deed. She says that he 'attempted suicide about a year ago, when he shot himself In the head. The wound was only, superficial and he recovered. About six months later Vollman tried to kill himself again by drinking carbolic acid. This effort was also a failure. About six years ago Vollman was kicked in the head by a horse and since that time he had been inflicted with intermitent melancholia. . CORPORATION DETECTIVE COMES TO TRACE THEFTS Clerk in United Cigar Stores Accused by Sleuth of Many Small Peculations Detective G. A. Jacobs of the United cigar stores company, who: arrived in this city recently from New , York to trace "leaks" in the company's receipts, caused the arrest of Karl Linn, a clerk In one of the corporation's \u25a0'. Fillmore street stores, yesterday. Linn- was taken into custody by .: Special Officer .J. Stum and booked for misdemeanor embezzlement. He had been working in the store for five months, \ and ? though the amount alleged to have been stolen was a; small sum, it 'represents, says Jacobs, only, one of .many small peculations which, have been, carried on ;in several of . the company's stores. ' ORMBEE DENIES REPORTS THAT. HE IS UNDER THE SOD Learns of * Announcement 'of His Death Six Months After It \u25a0Was Published ;: PIQUA, V 0.,; April 23.^-Slx months ago press. dispatches stated that W. W. Ormbee, ; at. one time; a prominent' theatrical manager of this city and Springfield, had died, in ,; Los .-Angeles. Th« dispatches /apparently -were confirmed locally, and^ obituary notices j and | paragraphs were" published inl, the newspapers. »':•\u25a0\u25a0' Letters have been received from Ormbee, who -has Just \u25a0 learned ) of the announcement of his • death. '..'-He t says he is- not;dead,' but is in California and enjoying.the best of health^ Ormbee ''is now connected with "a "real : estate company of Los; Angeles. .-•••-\u25a0 -.\u25a0\u25a0 mill-at;Port;blakeley : TO •BEREBUILT [AT ONCE SEATTLE, April , 23.— The - fire : which destroyed; the V Port j Blakeley j mill J last .night;, was f got ''.under.;control(early^ this . morning. VAt 6:lo tthef ruins of 4 the. mill proper ; fell,' sending ; showers ; ; of (sparks over/ the .town.;: Owing- .; toj aichange ; in the -wind; >, the r ; town wwars > r. threatened several' S.tlmes.r; The mill will /be' rebuilt at ; once.;'- Th(| flre ; involves' 1 : a ", loss of- $750,000,' covered by "an 'insurance of $300,000;> V ;;; : ; . •\u25a0 Marshal to Give Water Core to Scorchers OAKLAND, April 23.— Shower baths from a fire hose to cool their craze for scorching and make their arrest easier are promised by the town marshal "of San Leandro to autoists detected in disregarding the speed ordinance while running their machines through that place. ; . Many complaints have been made of the performances of : motorists who in a wild effort to kill time have almost killed pedestrians. The town marshal has secured the numbers of several machines that w,ere driven faster than the San Leandro law permits, and arrests are to be made. SMITH IS ARRESTED FOR THE THIRD TIME Former Clergyman Cannot Dodge the Criminal Warrants OAKLAND. April 23.— After having served a year in San Quentin as the result of a mining. deal, in which he was accused of defrauding others, and having been rearrested as he emerged from his cell but discharged for lack of evidence, J. J. Smith, a gray haired man, who was formerly a minister of the gospel, was today arrested for. the third time on complaint of the man who had caused his previous imprisonments. .E. G. North up of San Jose, who was connected with the Altadena mining and investment syndicate, of which Smith: was Is pressing the charges against the former clergyman and is said to have declared, because of a considerable amount of money he lost, through mining deals engineered by Smith, that he would send him to Jail as often as he had anything to base a. charge on. Attorney Lincoln Church, who Is defending the man, declared after today's proceedings that the affair was . no longer a \u25a0 case of prosecution but one of persecution. ' Smith was released from San Quentin on February 14 after serving a year for grand larceny -and was at once taken into custody again on a warrant sworn , to by Northup, alleging embezzlement. He was examined, before Judge Samuels today and discharged for lack of evidence, but Immediately another warrant charging felony embezzlement, but with a different basis, was presented. \u25a0 Smith gave bonds in the sum of $2,000 and was released. LOSES $10,263 AT GAME - RUN WITH LOADED DICE Victim Discovers Fraud When Leav- ing Place and Then Has Two Gamblers Placed in Jail RENO. Nev.. 'April 2s.— After losing $263 in cash and having seen the last of his check for f 10,000 fado away over the green cloth of a craps table at Wonder last Sunday, A. L. Darcy picked up the dice as souvenirs and started home. The game keepers, Charles Fiske and George Brasket, detained him and said they needed the dice to run the game. There, were plenty. more on the table and this arpused the suspicions of Darcy, who, ; upon close examination, found that the dice • were "crooked." Darcy exposed the dice to several bystanders and then got. a warrant for the arrest of Fiske and Brasket, who for some time have conducted a game in the Hercules saloon. They are now in jail. - '. ; ; ;; . V . PROMINENT PIONEER DIES SUDDENLY AT HIS HOME Mark H. Lichtenstein, Who Started Big Express ..Company, Succumbs to Heart Failure Mark H. Lichtenstein, 79 years old, who resided with ;, his. family at 2722 Sutter street, passed away suddenly last night of heart failure.;'Lichtenstein was prominent in the early -days In San Francisco and was. the of the express. service which has since grown Into the Wells Fargo company. Up -to '.l2 '-years ago'he was a stock broker. -.. ; . -. • Besides a wife, Lichtenstein leaves a daughter,- Mrs. M. Morris of Alameda, and four, sons, | Harry, and Soloma-n, who are in the ~: real estate ; business and Mark and Isador, Jewelers. • - v OPPOSITION .{ STEAMER .\ i f LINE" FOR SACRAMENTO Stockton Transportation • Company Will Establish One if It Can Secure Wharf SACRAMENTO, April 23.— The ; California transportation company, which' is operating steamers 'between < Stockton and San Francisco, has. filed a petition with the board' of city trustees asking for i an exclusive . franchise, to land at the new city wharf which is being completed. : >v The new company offers to give Sacramento merchants and jobbers ' an opposition service, land If; Is understood It has signed \u25a0up : long , term '< contracts with many of the largest shipping firms in this city. v . • FORMER ARCHDUKE INSISTS ; UPON f OBTAiNING DIVORCE ' Herr Woelfmg Declares in Court That H ;.- Is yy/caty .of 'the \u25a0: Fantastic • Fads" of His Wife . v- GENEVA, f April 23.— Herr Woelflng.' who;at:one.tlmelwasr Archduke Leopold of \A.ustrla,and hlsTwif c, j from \u25a0 whom ihe Is | seeklriga 'divorce, 5 : appeared Ah • court here , ; today "for lthe\ usual t" attempt -s fat the granting^of the"; decree.-?Both jdeclinedv to \u25a0; resume conjugal •'•^relations,* the V former <sarch- : duke i declaring [he : was ] tired of tarlanism;-;. the i;fantastlc? undress" - and other) fads : of £hls: wife.;;: The case will take its ordinary course. XEVADAiSTtTDEXTS iTO ACT RKN'O, :'.? Nev.,:.- April 23.— The seniors of i the '^University -^ of i Nevada i are -,- preparingitolpresent';their; class; farcej the last week^, in' May.SI Leo Levy, a} Nevada student riowi ; at* Stanford^universlty,:, is wrttingrlthe|farce' for" th«* class... Four Soloists Will Be Heard In the Greek Theater When "Christophorus" Is Presented Singersjof Note Will Aid in Entertaining v Audience . BERKELEY. April 23. — Besides the great choir of 250*"voices, In the presentation of "Christophorus," four soloists' will be heard in the Greek theater, on Thursday afternoon. One of; them will beVJohn Carrlngton, ' a barytone, of San . Francisco, who has sung. a number of . times in the Greek theater, ' and \ each ' time : with notable success. Other soloists on Thursday afternoon will be: Mrs. Grace Davis Northrop, soprano: Mrs. M. E. Blanchard, contralto; Mrs. O. K. McMurray, soprano, and Frank' Onslow, tenor. > .. . Professor -Wolle will* conduct jthe chorus when • "Christophorus" is rendered, ,and will direct the university symphony orchestra, which is to accompany the chorus. Dally rehearsals for the production are being held. Additional Interest will be imparted to *.. the r affair when it is known that the-~Kreat chora>* and orchestral work of "Christophorus." which was written by.Reinberger. the German composer, has never before .been sung in America. DEMANDS WIFE'S SHARE OF BERESFORD ESTATE EL PASO, Tex., April 23.— Creditors of the estate of the»late Lord J. B. 'Beresford, who was killed' In a train wreck In North Dakota December 24, 1906, leaving a large estate, have filed an application for the appointment of an administrator and the probate of the will. • Among the plaintiffs is Flora Wolff, the negress who claims to have been the common law wife of Beresford, and to whom he willed $10,000. The estate is valued at over $1,000,000. • Admiral Lord Beresford when here some weeks ago failed to reach a compromise with Flora Wolff. She demands a wife's share. ERUPTIONS OF VOLCANO MENAGE CHILEAN TOWN SANTIAGO. Chile, April 23.— Severe volcanic eruptions continue in the southern part of Chile. The town of Valdlvia Is covered*; with ashes and overhung with clouds'. Valdlvia is the capital of the province of Valdivia, in which the Pueyhue, which has been in eruption recently. Is situated. The town has a population of about 10,000. - The eruptions have destroyed many cattle and numerous farms. Deposits have been falling 150 miles from the volcano. A river Is reported to have dried up- and a lake is said to have disappeared, but as yet there has been no loss of life reported here. !/*\u25a0\u25a0 . ROMA GRAHAM CHANGES HER PLEA TO "GUILTY" As Result of Recent Raid by Captain Mooney's Men Conviction Is Reached in Police" Court ] When the ' case of Roma Graham, charged with « keeping a disorderly house at 1324 Golden Gate avenue, was called in Police Judge Cabanlss* court yesterday she withdrew her plea of not guilty and pleaded, guilty. District Attorney, Langdon was present to.prosecute the case. Victor Magnln was called to testify, and he admitted that he ' knew the house to be a disorderly one, but he denied having any interest it or having interfered with the ifolice on the night of the raid. ' • Policeman Mitchell testified' that Magnin had not Interfered with the police nor. tried to shield any of the inmates., Policeman Gallavln testified that he heard Magnin say, "Here's the bulls going to pinch. the place." The judge postponed sentence till Friday. OAKLAND PAPER TELLS OF CITY'S PROSPERITY Tribune Publishes "One* Year After Edition," Showing Growth Since the Fire and Earthquake The Oakland Tribune . publishes a '"One Year After -Edition," showing in what way the city across the bay has shared in the general boom following San\' Francisco's calamity. The anniversary .edition .has forty-four; pages, most of which are filled witl- pictures. Illustrating the city's prosperity. Among < the buildings pictured' are the. new homes of ;the First, national bank and. the Oakland bank of savings, both: of, which, owing to the increase" in the volume of business,' have found it »necessary.,to enlarge itheir,- quarters. Illustrations are also shown of the new business blocks, warehouses, theaters, apartment houses and a bit of the new Chinatown. . COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER QUARRELING WITH FAMILY James H. Doyle Ends His Own Life ? in the Ocean .at Manhattan Beach^earßedondb v , LOS ANGELES. 1 April 23— "My son has kept- his - word ; >. he / said hie .would kill himself oecausa we quarreled with him; arid now h%i has "done lt. f> , "?\u25a0 •'.-" : v Sobbin g . oil t ! these '-. words, • Mrs. James Doyle this ; afternoon identified the body i of i her 23 year, old , son, " James H. ijoyle.; which was" found floating today in \u25a0:. the . surf at Manhattan beach; near Redondo. " *-V . \u25a0; \u25a0\u0084_ - ;:.\u25a0:, > .•The'Doyles'live^in this citj'. Last Sunday night ;yoqng;.l>pyle : quarreled with:hismotheriand{other members of the . family, and , left! the house in anger, declaring that l;he^wbuldVgo 'to the beach and"drownlhimself.^">-' * cuts hi§ fo wn&'hroat^ ;• • AND;SETSiI»USE ON FIRE v; SONORA;VAprtI| 23:f-The charred cemalns of Joh'n'Sarseht.iajrancher,' aged 73 ?. years,*' .wcreifound^in; the ashes of his home * near Grovelarid.Uhls morning. .; It wassupposed ; at"hrst ? that: Sargent, : who ?had ! ; been > drinking, had :acidentallyt; upset ; a V lamp, > but • knife wounds in his neck and throat showed the man-. ner : of ; his ; death and; the coroner's jury pronounced'it suicide,,^thia decisionYbyitheifactUhat .the deceased had quarreled^with ; a. relative and then withy his ' aged ; wif e, . threatening } her life^ and-; frightening, her so that -she : had -ileftj and, spent the night -with neighbors, --. , •\u25a0\u25a0•.-. ; ' f,s?mgemm S3^SaSgffiKli|!rV,>.-\'- \u25a0•'\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0• \u25a0'\u25a0:: \u25a0 \u25a0'--' JOHN v-aRRINOTON. TTTW 3Afl*TO>ui. ./HO WILL SINO IN THE GREEK TBTE.fI.rER AT BERKELEY ON THURSDAY. MRS. ELIZA DARGIE IS CALLED TO FINAL REST OAKLAND.' April 23.— Mrs. Eliza Guard Dargie, died here this morning. She was the mother of W. E. Dargie. president of the Tribune publishing company;. Miss Anna R. Dargie and the late postmaster of this city, Thomas T. Dargie. Her death took place this morning at 6 o'clock at the home of W. E. Dargie, Twelfth street and Boulevard avenue. '.The deceased was a pioneer of California. Mrs. was "born in England 71 years" ago, her maiden name being Eliza Guard Rowland. She came to California in 1849. In 1553 she was married In San Francisco to John Dargie, who passed away twenty years ago. Thirty-flve years ago the Dargie family located in this city after having lived in Tuolumne county and San Francisco. Mrs. Dargie was of strong character, but unobtrusive, kind and sympathetic. The latter years of her life she spent in seeking out persons in need and distress and relieving their wants. The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from her son's residence. - ... _ / *V;;li r * NEGRO TOUTS WAYLAY AND ROB WHITE MAN Lure Him to Park From Racetrack to Assault Him and Rifle His Pockets OAKLAND, April 23.— Alexander Buchanan, a carpenter, living in the Blake block,. Twelfth and Washington streets, was badly beaten and robbed tonight of. a check for $400 or $500 and from $60 to $160 in cash by negroes whose acquaintance Buchanan made at the racetrack. Buchanan was picked up at Seventh and Adeline' streets with hia nose broken. % severe cut on. his head and another wound on his face. He said that he had been attacked in a park near Broadway after he had left the cars and walked with the negroes. The police say that Buchanan is vague as to the amount he has lost. He told them that he arrived a few days ago from Honolulu. BERKELEY FRESHMAN IS POISONED BY PTOMAINES Nephew of John Hays Hammond Is Stricken While at Frater- nity House BERKELEY. April 23.— William Hays Hammond, a freshman In the college of agriculture, was taken to the infirmary on^hp campus last night suffering from ptomaine poisoning. He writhed in convulsions for an hour at the Delta Upsilon house, where he had apartments, before it was possible to remove him to the student hospital. Ha is In a precarious condition. Hammond's associates . cannot recall any time or place where tainted food might have been eaten by him. Hammond is a nephew of John Hays Hammond, the mining engineer, f" HENEY WILL SPEAK AT STANFORD ON. GRAFT HERE Student Body to Be Told of Progress of Invstigation by the Grand Jury STANFORD UNIVERSITY, April 23. Francis J.'Heney will be the attraction on the campus Thursday. .In the morning .he will address the student body on the progress of the graft investigation in • San * Francisco and during the day will speak several times more before smaller gatherings. Prof. G.-F. Boke of the University of California fa.culty and who gives a specialcourse of law lectures here declared today that it was his intention to organize a movement, among; the local students • of opponents 'of civic corruption, such as he has recently done at bis own university. \u25a0 PHONE MAGNATE ON WAY E. C. Bradley Hurrying From" the East * to - San : Francisco : E. C Bradley, who represents the Bell company interests. Is hurrying to San • Francisco from the east to look into v the .affairs of the Pacific States telephone and - telegraph company. : in which ; the Bell company owns : a controlling 5. , .interest. The ,*\u25a0 '„ exposures brought about by the grand jury investigation have caused the parent organization = to; send a representative to the scene. : . -- ' \u25a0 •'Bradley has engaged apartments at the; St. Francis wire and will reach San -Francisco before ; the fend -of "i the \u25a0week. : Bradley came to San Francisco immediately, after .the flre, reorganized the affairs . of the ; local : telephone company -and made preparations for the reconstruction of its system. ' ALLEGED GEM THIEF ASSERTS INNOCENCE Mary Hegland's Case Is Puzzling the Police of Oakland EVIDENCE IS SLIGHT Pin That Held" the Bag: of Diamonds Is Found in Woman's Sleeve OAKLAND. April 23. — Mary He«r-. land, the hotel chambermaid who i.i charged with having robbed Edna Goodrich, the actress, of diamond* valued at nearly $3,000, was arraigned before Police Judge Samuels today and her examination set for May 1. Miss Hegland declared to tha court that she was absolutely Innocent of any crime. and Insisted that she knew nothing of the disappearance of the gerrs, but she was not given an opportunity to explain her statements. .The theft of these diamond.* is a mysterious one and has proved a puzzle to the police. Although the officers have charged the woman un-der arrest with the crime, there is little evidence against her and moreto point In the direction of another. When Miss Goodrich missed her bag containing $18,000 worth of valuables and returned to the hotel foit she was given the bag. which hart been found on the bed in the room she had occupied for a time during the afternoon by the chambermaid. Mias Goodrich did not miss th« three rings, valued at $2,950. until a few moments later, and the finder of the basr was then placed under arrest. Miss Hegland declared she hart not -'opened the bag. though a $20 bill was also missing and a cheap pin which had been used to fasten the receptacle together. This pin the accused woman was wearing in her waist. saying sh» found it loose on the bed and had no idea it had anything to do with the Jewels. Miss Hegland maintains that the $800 ring recovered was found In a linen closet after the suspected chambermaid had been takt^r to Jail and before she had an opportunity to conceal the gem. GERMANS FEAR TARIFF WAR WITH UNCLE SAM BERLIN. April 23. — Now that the economic committee which acts In advisory capacity to 'tne government in tariff matters has accepted the provisional arrangement "with the United States government circles here anticipate that the reichstag will readily assent to the step taken. The officials claim that no party In the Reichstag will vote for the asrreement with any degree of enthusiasm, as no one wishes to take the responsibility of inaugurating a tariff war with the United States. MOTORMAN CRUSHED TO J DEATH BETWEEN CARS Charles J. Smith Is Killed in Collision at Geneva Street Barn and Carman Is Arrestea Charles J. Smith, a motorman on the Ingleside line, was crushed to death between two cars in the Geneva street carbarn yesterday morning. Smith had completed his shift and was riding on the blind side of car 1502, in charge of his brother, Hugh, when car 1553 of the San Mateo line. In charge of Theodore Kalper, switched into the barn. Kalper. for some reason, could not stop his car and a cra3h occurred in which both coaches were badly 'wrecked; Smith being caught and pinioned. The man was hurried to St. Luke's hospital, where he died on- the operating table. Kalper was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Smith lived at 531 Thirtieth avenue. V PROPER PROTECTION t t TO PROPERH OWNERS J \u2666 F>w peopl* t«Te k««rd of «a act £ \u2666 knows as Chapter 517. taws of 1907. \u2666 J where " «ny owner of ml estate maj * a _B1» a "notice «f orraersliip and claim to * I i*al prop*rt7 «n«!er an art of tne lejla- » \u2666 larnre of tie State of Callfarnla. ap- \u2666 J proTKj March 23. XSO7." t *\u0084 ThlM notice In proper form should £ ' ' ttr* a description of tbe land, and most . \u2666 " be algned.and swora to by the claim- \u2666 \\ aat or bla agent. The^wcortar will < . then bar* to fll« and record same, where- » <• opon. psrnant to the act. It become* \u2666 \u2666 | notice to an/ on* who may want to jr*» t a. your property by eommesemg a tntt < . ender the UcEnernej act. and this new . X '« law rwrjlrw yon to be aerr«<X with a \u2666 | * tammons. If jotir title was food when * <( yoa bousrht your property it la good £ \u0084 today*, and you are faUy protected wa«a \u2666 < > ytra file thla notice. With each notice t ]| filed and recorded no person need waste * (> bl» tnoopy eommencinx aalta to quiet J \u0084 title unih-r tbe McEnerney \u25a0 act. watch I \u0084 the Sapreme Court Is still consMeriiu. * \u0084 California Title Insorance anil a Tmst Company will faraNh blank forms T and Information free of charge, and • all * ' real estate dmlen should do the same \u2666 \u2666 for .their cltenta. Two dollars will f " coTer the cost of recordlo^'and ail other T <> expenaea. and real eatate owners can \u2666 < > sleep easier. a, ;\u2666\u25a0'"*'»" * \u25a0 'ttti imini X»^ J *i3'^aMatMl^sp^ah» fc;^ rJ --^a»' SWEAR OFF aa . often aa too like, but - the r»«lst!»«a craTlos for liquor - still remains. Mnrders. forgeries and other crimes . reanlf from the nae of liquor. Tor proof read the police court records. Our treatment effects a permanent, nonrajnrioos cure m three weeks. Send for testimonials and list ot reference j. Connelley Uqiior Core Institute 505 Telesrayh A v., Oat land, Cal. ||

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