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THE. WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1912,
PLEAD FOR RELIEF
IN WATER FAMINE
Secretary Fisher Presides at
Hearing on Hetchy
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SAN FRANCISCO MEN
Residents of Ban Francisco crying for
"lief from their water famine and
members of elvlo associations bent on
eenery saving, crowded the office of
eoreUry of the Interior Fisher today
whan tha flnt leuton waa held of the
ring which- will convince the In
tailor Department one way or the other
JMth reepect to the Hetchy-Hetchy val
Arguments will be conducted for four
2T,.,nT bu the field of dlacuMlon
"' lrtely be limited to two or three
particular question, It waa announced
W Beoretary Flaher at the etart of the
.v" ndlaas ramification Into which
the Hetchy-Hetchy question easily leads
JU1 not be traversed by the speakers
or thr aide If Mr. Fisher has his way.
Headed By Mayor.
Among; those appearing In favor of
emitting the city of Ban Francisco
to augment Its .admittedly deficient
water aupply by use of the Hetchy
Hetchy water sheds, which are In the
Tosemlte National Park, are former
Mayor James D. Phelan, Mayor Jamea
Jtolph, Jr., S. Dunlnga, chairman of the
Board of supervisors of San Francisco
county: City Attorney Percy V. Long;
John R. Freeman, consulting engineer
of Providence, R. I.: Desmond Flta-
Crald. of Brookllne, Mass., and Myron
Fuller, of Boston.
The opponents of the granting of a
Permit Include Robert Underwood John
on magaslne editor; J. Horace McFar
and, Pittsburgh, of the American Ctvlo
Association; Henry K. Gregory, New
Jork, of the American Scenic and His
toric Preservation Society; W. Frederic
Bade, Berkeley, Cal., of the Sierra Club
and the Society for the Preservation of
National Parks: Edmund Whitman, of
Boston, representing the same society
a Bade; representatives of the Spring
Valley Water Company, the monopoly
which now serves San Francisco with
water, and which opposes the efforts of
the city to get Its own water supply;
representatives of roposed Irrigation dis
tricts who also, the San Franciscans ul
lage, have their own ax to grind In the
JR. R. Marshall, and R. O. Lelghton,
of the United Btates Geological Survey.
were also auditors today in behalf of
City Attorney Long, of San Francisco,
atarted the hearing by telling what re
strictive terms on campers and batners
In the part of the Tosemlte Park con
cerned, the city would nk the govern
ment to jmpose. so that the water
aupply would not risk contamination.
Two Vital .Question!. '
Secretary Fisher then announced that
he considered one or two questions
la there a favorable source of water
aupply other than the Hetchy-Hetchy
vauey available to San Francisco, and
If jo what are the relative advantages
Assuming that there Is not another
aupply what gusrantee Is there that
some time hence San Francisco will not
come to the government and say It la
sorry, but unforseen contingencies have
arisen and to save the water from pollu
tion fuvther restrictions on'that part of
Tosemlte Park will have to be Imposed.
lets cltlsens die of typhoid.
John Mulr, the naturalist, who op
poses the permit, was not present at
the hearing today, authough ho was ex
pected to be here.
PLANS FOR PRESENT
Federal Rules Prevent Treasury
Clerks From "Chipping
In" For Curtis.
"Curtis," said the young clerk In the
customs division of the Treasury De
partment today, "Is a good fellow. I
see a piece In the paper v. hero It says
ha Is going to be married tomorrow.
Now, why not pass the hat and get
blm and his little bride a couple of sil
ver services or a grand piano."
"Great little Idea," said one or two
fellow-clerks, and these enthusiasts
ver ha personality of the Assistant Secretary-
of the Treasury were getting
ready to start a subscription paper In
circulation when an older clerk called
their attention to a certain paragraph
In the Revised Statutes of the United
Btates which provides summary dis
missal tor any sucn enterprise in De-
or an oinciai superior, ine great
Idea waa dropped like a hot coke.
rarthetess. the current opinion in
customs division of the Treasury.
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over waKH m. wuihiB uiciucn, n ifichi
their boss, or rather nl brldc-to-be.
Miss Laura Merrlam, will have plenty
of presents and enough sliver plate to
stock a Jewelry etore.
Wife Says he Beat
Her After Prayer
Wllbert B. Appold, an employe at the
awry" yerd. who was charged with
cruelty by his wife, Laura I. Appold.
who claimed ha was a believer In a
religion of tha "Hindu species," was,
today ordered by Justice Barnard, in
Equity Court. No. L to pay alimony In
(hi sum of IM n. month during the pen
eney of the suit.
Mrs. Appold alleged that her husband
errormed strange eoremenie eaon
Morning, and on one occasion fol'owtng
the umal morning prayer." assaulted
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