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IN TWO PARTB
VOL. XXXIII, NO. 53.
Zoinstvoists in Favor
Moscow Meeting Arouses
After Four Days' Debate Municipal
Organization Acknowledge All
Reforms Asked for by Them
Have Been Granted
Uy Associated Press.
MOSCOW, Nov. 22.— At the end of
four days' debate the executive com
mittee of the zemstvo congress brought
In the following resolution In favor or
supporting the government, the rending
of which wrb greeted with tremendous
"Considering that the Imperial mani
festo satisfies all the demands voiced
since the zemstvo congress of a year
ngo, and that the liberties accorded by
the manifesto are Indispensable to the
tranqutlization of the country, the
congress declares itself In complete
solidarity with this constitutional basis.
The responsibility for the realization of
the program rests upon the cabinet.
The congress is convinced that the
cabinet can count on the support of
tho great majority of the zemstvos and
municipalities so long as It follows the
path for the accomplishment of liber
ties promised by the manifesto, but
every deviation will encounter decisive
"The congress believes that the sole
means of guaranteeing the authority
of the government, the pacification of
the country and the support of the peo
ple's representatives are the imme
diate promulgation of universal suf
frage In elections to the douma, the
transformation of the first Uouma into
a constituent assembly with the appro
bation of the emperor of a constitution
for the Russian empire, and the organ
ization of territorial reforms.
"Measures for the realization of the
liberties granted by the manifesto are
regarded as immediately Imperative."
COUNT WITTE IS PARALYZED
London Hears That Russian Premier's
Health Is Broken
Special Cable to Tho Herald.
' LONDON, Nov. 22.— The St. Peters
burg correspondent of the Standard
claims to have excellent authority fpr
stating that" Count Wittn's health Is
.causing thn gravest anxiety. The
had a paralytic seizure last
',-rt-eek. partlcally disabling his left arm
ifor several hours, accompanied by brief
attacks of fainting. This Is the second
i time he has suffered from paralysis.
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PEASANTS WILL OWN LAND
Czar Says Payments to Be Diminished
[iiy Associated Press.
: WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.— The state
department today received a cablegram
from Mr. Eddy, charge d'affaires of
tho American embassy at St. Peters
burg, bringing this information:
| "Imperial proclamation today states
that during the year 1906 the payments
on land granted to peasants will be
diminished by one-half and will cease
entirely on January 1, 1907, the peasants
then becoming owners of the land. For
peasants who have not taken up land
the emperor will afford .increased
facilities to his peasants' bank to ad
vance them money so that they may
profit by the new arrangement."
Eye Witness Reports Scarcity of Food
By Associated Press.
TOKIO, Nov. 22, S p. m.— An eye
•witness who left Vladivostok on No
vember 18 reports at Nagasaki that
food is scanty there owing to the de
struction of the storehouses and that
only sufficient barley remains to sup
port the people? for twenty days.
Another person who has arrived at
MoJI who left Vladivostok on Novem
ber 20 reports thnt rioting has ceased
there. The streets he says, are a
mass of debris and bloodstains are in
Many corpses are still lying exposed,
forming a grewsome sight. . '*.
JEWS FLEE TO PALESTINE
Three Hundred Families Escape From
Dy Associated F*-ass.
ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. 22.—Dis
patches from Southwestern Russia in
dicate that the Zlonite movement has
been given a most powerful impetus by
the anti-Jewish disorders. Hundreds
of Jewish families are leaving or pre
paring to leave for Palestine. Three
hundred fled from Odessa today.
Mobs Demand Provisions
By Ansoelated Piesu
VLADIMIR, Russia, Nov. 22.— 1n the
Juried' and Alexanderovsk districts of
this government peasantH mobs are
demanding the surrender of the stocks
of provisions and are threatening to
apply the torch to the whole locality
and to storm the county treasuries.
Pastor Dragged From Pulpit
By Associated Press.
PBIINAU, Russia. Nov. 22.— During
a prayer meeting In the Esthonian
church today a crowd of soclellats en
tered the church and threw the pastor
froni the pulpit. The congregation fled
Widow Dies From Shock of Fire
lly Associated Press.
OAKLAND, Nov. 23.— Mm. Ellen L.
Crane, widow of the late Judge Crane,
an old time resident of Oakland and a
well known society woman, died today
from shock received on Monday night
when her night dress became Ignited
from a candle and Bhe was saved from
death from the flames by the prompt
H^lon of her .on-ln-law, M. K. llet-
Los Angeles Herald.
PRICE^WftS. 1 ? 1 " 165 CENTS
WILL REPORT TO PRESIDENT
Sub.Commlttee of Board of Consult*
Ing Engineers of Canal
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, T>, C, Nov. 22.— The
sub-committee of three member*, with
Opn«»rnl t)avla us chairman, which whs
nppolntprl from nmong the members of
the honrrl of consulting engineers of th<>
Ipthmlan cnnal to draw up a rough
plnn for the report to President Iloosr-
VPlt, hold n spflfiloii today.
Tomorrow thfl full board will meet
and diKcupß i»omo minor question*
which have eomo up Blncp it reached
Its flnnl conclusion last Saturday. The
last meeting of the board will take
place Friday nnd It Is expected thnt
that meeting will htive n more or less
formal aspect nnd thnt Oenernl Davis
will make a short Bpeoch thanking the
members for their efforts and bidding
the foreign delegated farewell.
Although the board has differed In
Its opinions. It can be stated that at
nil the meetings the utmost good fel
lowship prevailed. No certain choice
has yet been made of the member who
will go In January to meet the Euro
pean delegates for a final arrangement,
but It Ib very likely that General Davis
will be selected.
MARSHALL FIELD, JR.,
YOUNG MAN 18 ACCIDENTALLY
Son of Great Chicago Merchant Shoots
Himself While Handling Revolver
at His Horne — Surgeons at Once
Operate and Patient Rests Well
Special to The Herald.
CHICAGO, Nov. 22.— Marshall Flela,
Jr., tonight received a bullet wound
through the abdomen while loading or
unloading a revolver in his dressing
room at. his residence on Prairie avenue.
The young man Is now at Mercy hos
pital in a precarious condition. An
operation was performed at the hospital
and the bullet removed. According to
Dr. Devnn it pierced the stomach and
liver but not the intestines.
No one witnessed the accident. The
report of the revolver was heard by
the butler, who rushed into the room
to find Field lying on the. floor, the re
volver beside him. In the room were
various other firearms, including rifles
and shotguns which Field had intended
to take with him on a hunting trip
Members of the family said that
owing to the fact that the condition of
the wounded man prohibited any at
tempt, to ascertain from him the man
ner in which the accident took place
any explanation of it would be only sur
mised except for the evident fact that
it was an accident.
The removal of Field to the hospital
was as expeditious as possible, and at
once the serious nature of the Injury
wan apparent. -An operation quickly
followed the rapid diagnosis and con
sultation of surgeona.
Field Is said to have borne it well
and late tonight was reported to be
MANIAC SHOOTS SHERIFF
Escaped Lunatic Fatally Wounds Of.
fleer at Reno — Crowd Over,
powers Demented Man
Sprcial to The Herald.
RENO, Nev. Nov. 22.— Flourishing a
revolver and challenging anyone to
take him, John Braydner, an escaped
manlnc from the Nevada insane asy
lum, shot five times at Sheriff A. L.
Jones, who cornered the lunatic at
Wadsworth today. One bullet,. took ef
fect in the chest and the other shat
tered the officer's arm. " .
A crowd of citizens gathered and
after a fierce encounter subdued the
maniac, who will be taken back to the
asylum tomorrow. Sheriff Jones is said
to be in a critical condition and it Is
doubtful if he will recover. ..'■"■:.. •■
This is the third time Braydner has
escaped. On one occasion he got out
by making a key to the door and elud
ing his guards. He is regarded as n
most dangerous lunatic because he
possesses more than ordinary cunning.
HELD BY FOOT; IS RUN DOWN
Harry Klpf Terribly Injured at River.
side Because Motorman Thought
He Was "Fooling"
Special to The Herald,
RIVERSIDE, Nov. 22.— Harry Klpf,
10 years old, was run down und crip
pled for life by a Jjlme street car this
morning about 11 o'clock. The motor
mnn. when Been ufter the accident,
stated that he had the car under per
fect control but that he thought the
boy was playing In the street and was
fooling him. The fact was that the
youngster's foot was caught in the
frog of the switch and he could not re
lease himself. He waved his arms re
peatedly to the motorman and shouted
as loudly as he could to signal the car
The car struck the little fellow at
full speed and tore one of his feet so
severely that It was found necessary
to amputate it.
11. O. Klpf, the father of the boy,
says that he will rug the company.
AUTOIST RUNS DOWN' WOMAN
San Jose Man Drives Machine Away
and Denies He Struck
By Associated Press.
SAN JOSE, Nov. 22.— Mrs. H. H.
Hunting of 542 North Fifth street,
while riding her bicycle at the intersec
tion of Santa Clara and First streets
this afternoon, was struck and run over
by an automobile driven by Oeorge
Plyler, a local collector.
Plyler drove on to his office and at
first denied that he had ' run over the
woman. He was arrested. Mrs. Hunt-
Ing was conveyed to a drug store,
where it was found that she had been
seriously, although possibly not fatal
Plyler was Jeered by a large crowd
aa he was taken away by the police.
Officer Is Accused of Forgery
By Associated I'rens. .
MANILA, Nov. 22.— Lieut. Hugh
Klrknmn of the Eighth cavalry has
been arresting at Fort McKlnley oil
the charge of forgery. It is alleged
that Lieut. Klrkman was short of troop
funds to the amount of 1500 and that
he raised the money by forging the
names to a, note.
THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 33, 1905.
SHOTGUN IS ACCIDENTALLY
Mrs. Frieda Schalk Meets Tragic Death
at Her Home— Little Brother
and Sister Witness
The accidental explosion of a shot
gun, which caught In the foot rest of a
stove In the kitchen as she was about
to remove the weapon from behind the
stove. Instantly killed Mrs. Frieda
Schalk, aged 17 years, at 4 o'clock yes
terday afternoon at the home of the
young woman on the corner of East
First street and Wellington avenue.
The young wife was engaged in
house cleaning at the time of the fatnl
accident. Mrs. Schalk's sister Elsie,
aged 15, and her little brother Henry,
aged 7, were in the house assisting
their married sister and witnessed the
tragedy. ■•' -\
Mrs. Schalk was about to move a
small stove which stood In one corner
of the kitchen, when she noticed her
husband's gun standing behind it. Aa
she grasped the weapon by the barrel
with the Intention of moving it out of
her way the hammers caught In the
end of the foot rest about the lower
part of the stove, discharging both
barrels simultaneously. The contents
of the two cartridges blew out the right
side of the back of Mrs. Schalk's head,
killing her almost Instantly.
When the younger children realized
the fate that had befallen their sister,
the boy, frightened by the sight, ran
from the house and was not found
until 11 o'clock last night by neigh
bors who went out to search for him.
Little Henry was found crouched be
hind some tall trees back of his
father's store at 3511 East First street.
In the meantime Elsie, the dead
woman's sister, ran to a neighbor's
house and told what had happened and
then ran to her father, Henry Gott
le'ber, and broke the sad news.
Shooting Accidental, Say Police
According to Elsie, she and her little
brother Henry were moving a couch In
another part of the room and were
about ten feet from Mrs. Schalk when
the latter was accldentaly shot to
death. Elsie saya that neither she nor
the little boy had their hands on the
gun and that the first they knew of
its presence in the house was when
they heard the fatal report.
When the little boy was found late
last night he was completely exhausted
with the fright* and. the cold. Henry
coulci iffake no definite statements, hut.
In an incoherent manner muttered:., "l
didn't know It was loaded." ■ .
The detectives are unable to under
stand the meaning of the lad's words,
but say they are firm in their 'belief
that the younger sister and brother had
no hand in the discharge of the gun.
Mrs. Schalk's husband, Gustave
Schalk, is employed as a machinist for
the Pacific Electric. Railroad company.
The couple were married a little over
one year ago. The young wife was an
exceptionally, pretty girl and the pair
lived happily together- in their little
cottage on Wellington street.
When the hUßband of the dead wo
man learned of the tragic death of his
wife last night he was almost pros
trated. The Pierce Bros, were sent
tc take charge of the body, but the
parents of the dead girl objected to
the removal of the remains from the
Schalk home until today.
FINES IOWA MINISTER
Missouri Court Sentences Preacher
and Young Woman Com.
panion to Jail
Special to The Herald.
MACON, Mo., Nov. 22.— Rev. James
Fry and a girl named Annie Klrchner
were arrested at the West Knd hotel
here this morning on a complaint of
Mrs. Fry of Keokuk, lowa. Fry and
the girl had been living at the hotel
here as man and wife for the past six
They registered as J. Russell and
wife, Chicago. Both pleaded guilty to
the statutory offense. Fry was fined
$200 and sentenced to Jail for three
months. The girl was fined $50 and
sentenced to Jail for thirty days.
SAY CASTRO IS BLUFFING
French Foreign Office Asserts Venezu.
ela's President Seeks to Con.
By Associated Press.
PARIS. Nov. 22.— Inquiry at the for
eign office today brought out the state
ment that the report that France ac
cedes to President Castro's request to
Indicate what portions of the Vene
zuelan note to Mr. Talgny, the French
charge d'affaires, are offensive is in
The officials say the president has
heretofore been completely Informed re
garding the offensive features of the
note, and therefore the report that
France will give further explanations Is
characterized as "a bluff Intended to
delay and confuse the situation."
BRINGS CHARGE OF BIGAMY
lowa Man Alleged to Have Married
St. Louis Woman Before Di.
vorce Is Granted
Special to The Herald.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22.— "William Zepp
of Ottumwa, lowa, Is charged by his
wife, who claims that he married Miss
Margaret Harper in this city fifteen
days before he had secured a divorce
from the first Mrs. Zepp, with bigamy.
His first attempt to marry Miss Har
per was thwarted at the altar by the
license clerk of Alton, it being illegal
for a divorcee to. marry within a year
of securing the decree.
Will Testify In Fraud Cases
By Associated Picas.
NEW YOHK, Nov. 22.— Arriving here
today on . the steamer Oceanic from
Liverpool were Consul General Robert
J. Wynne, formerly United States post
Mr. Wynne will go to Washington
to testify In the legal prosecutions
growing out of the Investigation of the
postofflce frauds. ' .
FIND IMPORTANT WITNESS
Boston Police Discover Men Who Will
Clear Up Bult Case
By AMoelate.l frees.
BOSTON. Nov. 22.— A new and Im
portant wltnrss who will appear against
the thrpp men under Indictment In
connection with the desth of Susanna
Opary, the suit rn«*> victim, hns been
found, the pollen any, In Miss Sarnh
Elizabeth Oriftilhit, «. nursp who, it l«
nllpgpd, nttpmlerl the rhorua girl while
thP latter whs dying.
This nurse has made a statement to
thp police which thn authorities claim
will be of material awlntance. to th«
prosecution in the trial of the CRSes
nsalnst Dr. Percy D. McLeod, Wm.
Hunt and Lewis Crawford, the accused
men. The police nay that Miss Orlf
fithn has satisfied thorn that she Is In
no way criminally liable In tho case,
having been called In as nurse after a
Kocond operation. Intended to save the
Oeary woman's life, had been per
BANKER IS CHARGED
R. ALLYN LEWIS ON TRIAL AT
Man Accused of Working International
Bank of Nogales Gets Change of
Venue— Attorney for Defense Seeks
Immediate Release of Prisoner
Special to Tho Herald.
TUCSON, Ariz.. Nov. 22.— The trial
of R. Allyn Lewis, vice president of
the International Bank of Nogales,
began In the district court of Tucson
today having been transferred from
Santa Cruz county.
Lewis made an affidavit alleging thnt
because of the large number of bank's
depositors who lived . in Santa Cruz
county he could not get an impartial
trial there and was granted a change
Six charges of embezzlement on
which Lewis was indicted are set for
trial to .follow the present case. The
prwecutlon elected to go to trial on
the charge of concurring In the pub
lishing of a false statement of the con
dition of the International bank.
John Desart, president of the defunct
institution, who signed the statement
is confined m the territorial Insane
asylum, and L. F. Swain, the cashier
who swore to it. Jumped his bond of
$5000 and skipped to Chile.
Indictments were returned against
both of these men. Wjß
District attorneys of Santa Cruz and |
and Plma counties put in their evl-;
dence this afternoon to show that the
statement as published was false and 1
that Lewis as vice president assented
to It. ,
United States Attorney Alexander,
who Is representing Lewis, asked the
.tourt to Instruct the jury.to acquit .tho
defendant on the ground that a quorum
was not present at the directors' meet
ing at which ■ Lewis was chosen vice
president and thnt he never legally
occupied that office.
■Thn Judge will rule on the motion
when court convenes Thursday morn
ing; ■■,■':■. .••;
COMING TO CALIFORNfA
Lieut. Gen. Chaffee Seeks Home on
Pacific Coast — Retires
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.— Lieut. Gen.
Chaffee today received through the
French embassy here the insignia of
grand commander of the Legion of
Honor, bestowed upon him by Presi
dent Loubet during his recent visit to
France in connection with the army
Gen. Chaffee and Mrs. Chaffee will
leave 1 Washington tomorrow for Cali
fornia to be gone until Christmas and
during their stay will select a home on
the Pacific coast for their occupancy
after the general's retirement early
Gen. Bates will act as chief of staff
for the next month.
GIRLS SAVED BY LIFE NET
Four Hundred Children Imperiled by
Fire in Parochial
By Associated Press.'
LAWRENCE, Mass., Nov. 22.— A1l
but one of the 400 girls attending the
parochial school of St. Ann's parish,
whose lives were endangered by fire
In the building today, escaped without
Injury, although 25 of them were
caught in nets by firemen as they were
dropped from a third story window
by a teacher.
Rena Drouin, 12 years old, was taken
to a hospital suffering from the ef
fects of fright and Inhaling smoke, but
it Is thought she will recover. The fire
was caused by an overheated- furnace.
TAKES GOLD TO ORIENT
Steamer from San Francisco Carries
Two Million Dollars and Big
Cargo of Freight
By Associated Press.
BAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22.— Nearly
$2,000,000 In money will bo taken- out
for the Orient by the Pacific Mall liner
China, sailing on Saturday next. Three
fourths of this, consisting of fifty tons
of Mexican dollars, and valued at $1,
500,000, Is already aboard the China and
under a strong guard. Such a big ship
ment of coin hus not been sent in
a liner for many months.
Most of this silver Is consigned to
Shanghai. The China is also to take
a full cargo of freight and many pat
sengeru. \ ,' ■ i -
BIG TURBINE IS TESTED
Cunarder Carmanla Arrives at Liver.
pool — Sails for New York
Oy Associated Press.
LIVERPOOL, Nov. 22.— The Cunard
line steumer Curmanla, the lurgest tur
bine steamer afloat,, has arrived id the
Mersey preparatory to starting on her
maiden voyage to New York December
a. , -.
The Carmanla Ib of 21,000 tons reg
ister, Is 675 feet long and has seventy
flve-foot beam and has accommodation
for 3000 passengers. Tests of the Car
mania's speed are proceeding oft • the
Mersey thin afternoon. SJ^ilPi^gSilSf i
MAKE RAPID PROGRESS
IN TRIAL OF BURTON
United States Senat or Joseph R. Burton
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Kansas Senator, Who Is Charged With Acting, as
Counsel While a Member of Upper House \
Wins Strong Point in Evidence ■
By, Associated Press.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22.— Rapid progress
has been made In the trial of United
States Senator Burton of Kansas,
charged with rendering services as an
attorney before the postoffice depart
ment at Washington In violation of the
federal statutes, and it appears prob
able that the case will go to the
jury not later than Saturday.
The government has taken several
fchort cuts in Its Introduction of evi
dence, and j . Judge Vandevanter has
saved time by his sharp, decisive.rul
ings,- nnd his admonitions to ' counsel
to confine themselves strictly to the
matter at Issue. : '--."-.'
When court opened today Judge Van
devanter announced .that he overruled
the objection made by the government
late yesterday afternoon to certain
questions ask/d by counsel for the de
fense in th« cross-examination of wit
ness Thomas B. Harlan, former attor
ney for the Rialto Grain and Securities
company, who was placed on the
stand by the prosecution.
Harlan Gives Testimony
At Senator Burton's former' trial
Harlan was a witness for the defense.
Attorney Lehmann took up a letter
written by. Harlan to Senator Burton,
accepting the tatter's proposition to act
as attorney for the Rlalto company
for a salary of $500 a month, which
was Introduced yesterday, and ques
tioned the witness regarding the events
leading up to the writing of the let
ter. This was the point on which the
government based Its objections.
Mr. Harlan described his first meet
ing with Senator Burton on November
17, 1902. He said he described to Sen
ator Burton the legal difficulties in
which the Rlalto company was in
volved by the animosity of a former
business partner of Maj. Dennis, presl
SEVERAL PERSONS SERIOUSLY
One White Girl and Two Chinese Boys
Taken From Ruins of Seattle Build.
Ing — Bodies of Other Victims May
Be Beneath Debris ' »\
By Associated Press.
SEATTLE, Nov. 22.— The building In
Grant street In which fireworks were
manufactured for Wa Chlng & Co.,
Chinese • merchants, was wrecked by
a terrific explosion this afternoon.
One white girl and two Chinese boys
were taken from the ruins badly hurt.
Other bodies may be pinned under thrt
debris. Mabel Niverson, a white girl,
was taken out with her face and hands
badly burned, and suffering from inter
nal injuries. Chin Toy suffered a frac
ture of the right shoulder and was also
severely burned. Tin Foy was blind
when rescued. The sight of both eyes
was destroyed by the flames. The
cause of the explosion Is not known.
CUBANS SEIZE MANY RIFLES
Police Raid House and Capture a
By Associated Press.
HAVANA, Nov. 22.— Sixty Remington
rifles were seized by th'n police last
nignt In a raid on a housi near San
Juan de Martinez, province of Pinar del
Rio, in which fifty anti-government
plotters were meeting. A dozeri of the
Intter were captured.
Col. Julian Cruz, a prominent citizen
of Pinar del Rio at present In Havana,
has been arrested in connection with
I lie anti-government movement ami
will be taken to Pinar del Rio for
Want Company Declared Bankrupt
By Associated Press
SAN FHANCISCO, Nov. 23.-Credit
ors of the Royal Consolidated Mines
(Limited) of California filed a petition
In the United States district court yes
terday asking that the corporation ba
declared an Involuntary bankrupt.
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dent of the Rial to company, who, the
witness declared, had caused the in
stitution of fifteen civil suits, twenty
libel suits and the probability of about
200 other cases, and that It was prob
able that indictments might be re
turned by the federal grand Jury
against MaJ. Dennis.
In recalling his conversation with
Senator Burton, Mr. Harlan said: "He
said (meaning Senator Burton), 'Now
you must, remember , that I am a
United States senator. I am not going
to do anything inconsistent with my
duty as a United States senator.'
"I assured Senator Burton that I did
not want him under any circumstances
to ,do. anything. .lnconsistent .with his
position as a United States senator,
and I was just as positive in my state
ment as he was In his declaration, so
far as that matter was concerned.
Settles Question of Salary
; "Up to this time nothing had been
said about compensation. Ho had not
even Indicated, to the best of my re
collection, whether he 'would or would
not become counsel.
"I brought up the quesflon of com
pensation. I explained to Senator Bur
ton that I did not feel that I had any
authority to close any contract, but I
would take the whole thing into con
sideration and report it back to the
company when I returned tj St. Louis.
Senator Burton said he would serve as
counsel for $500 a month. That struck
me as being reasonable, so much so
that I did not dissent to It, all things
considered. He said:
" 'Of course I don't want to get cut
off at the end of one month. I don't
wunt to go down there to St. Louis
and try or help you In the trial of that
case should there be an indictment and
have my salary cut off at the end of
"So one or tho other of us, I don't
remember which one of us, suggested
five months. At any rate, whoever
suggested it that wan acceptable."
MEN REPLACE WOMEN
IN MUNICIPAL JOBS
ST. LOUIS POLITICIANS TAKE
Announcement That Positions as
Stenographers Are to Be Given to
Men Who Have Families to Sup.
Special to The Herald.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22.— A movement
to replace women stenographers at thp
city hall with men "who have families
to support and can- do the work Just
as well as .the women" was inaugu
rated at a meeting of the house of del
egates by F. \V. Priesmeyer of the first
ward. A resolution introduced by him
adopted by the house brought about
the appointment ot a committee of five
"to ascertain the number of women
stenographers employed in the city In
the departments, their names, their
salaries and the character of work per
formed by them."
The committee was appointed by
Speaker O'Brien and is composed of
Delegates Weldmer. Oonnell, Coale,
Priesmeyer and Kollas. There are
thirteen women employed in the city
departments, all as stenographers.
Their salaries range from $60 to $100
a month. "The boys" are to be taken
Angelenos Buy Water Bonds
By Associated Press.
SAN DIEGO, Cal., Nov. 22.— The sum
of $137,185 in gold has been paid into
the San Diego city ti -sasury by the
Adams-Phillips company of Los An
geles for the issue of bonds for the
construction of water mains In this
city. The face value of the bonds Is
$129,000, the bulance representing the
premium and accrued Interest t date.
Cloudbursts in Otay Valley
By Associated Press
SAN DINGO, Nov. 22.-Late yester
day evening a cloudburst occurred in
the Otay valley, ten miles southwest
of this city. A tremendous volume of
water fell in a short perj^d, tilling a
dry river bed with aif stream to
the sea. No serious dm was done
at any of the riuich.es> ad the watt?r
has ceased flowing y\ /,
Main News Section
Lobbyists Will Fight
War Is Led by Whisky
Wholesale Druggists Accused of Sup.
porting Powerful Movement at
Washington — Sell Poisons for
Purpose of Adulteration
Hpoclal to The Herald.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 22.-H.
K. Barnard, the state chemist, has Juit
returned from Washington and rays
that a powerful lobby has been formed
to fight the proposed pure food law. .
He said: "Thomas E. Lannon, . an
attorney from Chicago, Is now in charge
of the antl-pure-food-lobby, as It •is
called. And he has evidently been
working along these lines for boiot
"Several months ago I began receiv
ing communications from him relative
to the attitude of the Indiana officials
regarding certain phases of the pure
"At that time 1 did not know that he
was to be connected with the ■ anti
pure-food legislation, but' in the light
of this 'fact, his interest in the subject
Is explained. .
"I was Informed in "Washington that
the lobby had already manifested much
activity and that, backed as If is ; by
such powerful Influences as • the^whis
ky trust, certain wholesale druggist
who sell goods to adulterators,?. and
some patent medicine owners, the op*
position will be hard to overcome."' V» : '
MAN KILLED IN A FIGHT
Fatality Results From Meeting of Paul
Kelly Association in
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Nov. 22.— 1n a fight in
the rooms of the Paul Kelly associa
tion in Great Jones street tonight one ,
man , was killed and several others are
thought to be .wounded. Scores of.
shots were fired, but as far as is known
to the police only one man was killed.'
He is Jot.ii . Harrington, •23 years <of
age, whose lit Mess body was found 1 in ;
Kelly's saloon after the. smoke .'of the
battle had cleared^away. i .'■ ,'
The discovery of d;« body was made
by : a .-policeman- 'who," . h»«oming suspi
cious on finding that fife place was
closed earlier than, usual, entered. It
In the rooms of the Paul Kelly associ
ation on. the, floor above were found
evidences, of a.desperate fight Including
three empty revolvers lying 'on the
floor. : -...•.- ■- ■•(.> S ■
Snailham Wins in Twentieth
By Associated Press. \
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 22.— 1n the bat
tle for the featherweight championship
before the Yosemite club tonight,' Billy
Snailham got the decision over Johnny
Crowe In the twentieth round after a
fierce battle. Snallham outclassed his
opponent all through.
Cruiser Falke at San Diego
By Associated Press.
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 22.— The German
cruiser Falke arrived\in port this aft-,
ernoon at 2 o'clock from the north.
THE DIY'S NEWS
Southern California: Cloudy
Thursday, light southwest wind.
Maximum temperature in Los
Angeles yesterday, 64 degrees;
minimum, 46 degrees.
I—Rapid1 — Rapid progress in Burton trial.
2 — Senate favors rate control.
3 — Hopes officials may be punished.
A — Editorial.
s—City5 — City news.
6 — Sports.
7 — Markets.
B—Joke8 — Joke to keep Houghton quiet.
I— Would form republic.
2 — Southern California news.
3 — Four times wed; thrice divorced.
4.s— Classified advertisements.
6 — Navy Begins court-martial.
United States Senator Rurtnn on trial
at St. Louis wins point In ovldenee.
Sonatn committpo on interstate eom
mprcp favors railway . rato control.
Trial of MlclKhipnVan Merlweiher on
rharK« of manslaughter begun ni An
Jnpun outlines plan for monster navy.
Moscow ZemslvoistK pasp resolutions
supporting: Russian government.
Sultan of Turkey refused to comply
with demands of allied powers.
Pacific mall liner tnken big rargro of
freight and (2,000,000 to Manila.
Automobllist runs down woman bi'
Several persons seriously Injured by
explosion In flreworiss factory at fee-i'
Col. John Sobleski, heir to the throne
of Poland, says he will help to form a
Counrllmen angered by false story
regarding trip to Owens river.
Hospital patient on wuy to have Chi
cago nuigeon operate for third time on
Newman MethodlxtH will have new,'
church to cost $25,000. ' • .
Power committee, a Joke onUlough
ton. say councilmen.
Aged husband auks dlvorrn from
wife, twenty-three years his Junior. ■
Cruel allegations made in Uldorton ',
tlivonv case, '
.Prominent vocalist sent to- insane
ii iij in i)i Ii m |ii **iiiiwwjlbms^'lum»mmim»»(L
Municipal league's expert accountant'
finds lax business methods in city dv- I
— Mrs. Frieda Bchalk accidentally killed*
by dlscharg* of shotgun. • >