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COVERS THE VITAL POINTS IN
FIGHT OF UNIONS
INJUNCTION AND EIGHT-HOUR
LAW ISSUES INCLUDED
fireat Laor Leader Makes Impressive
Plea for Adoption of Resolution
Embodying Ideals of His
By Associated Press. ,
CHICAGO, June 17.—When the sub
committee of thirteen of tins resolutions
committee began business at 10 o'clock
the doors of their assembly room were
thrown open temporarily lor the pur
pose of granting a 20-mlrn.te hearing:
to representatives of the American
Federation of Labor and to those of
the Illinois Manufacturers' association.
President Samuel Gompers and Vice
Presidents Kssfa and Duncan appeared
for the Federation and at the begin
ning of the hearing Mr. Gompers sug
gested the following as a plank in tlio
platform. Baying that it contained an
embodiment nf the Federation's vlewg;
"The Republican party is in accord
-vlth the great emancipator, Abraham
Lincoln, wht>n he declared that labor
Is prior to and Independent of capital.
Capital is only the fruit of labor and
■would never have existed if labor hud
not existed first.
"Labor is the superior of capital and
deserves much more consideration.
Through Lincoln's wise and humane
policy the shackles were stricken from
the limbs of 4,000,000 chattel glaves.
"The Republican party has been the
staunch defender of property and
property rights, yet holds and declares
that personal rights and human liberty
must of necessity be entitled to the
first and highest consideration.
New Laws Demanded
"Recognizing the new conditions
arising from our marvelous Industrial
development, our people a*id our na
tion realize the fact that the wheels
of industry and commerce of our time
require that now law and new con
cepts of law must be enacted to con
form to modern industry and commerce
and advance freedom in line therewith.
"We therefore pledge the Republi
can party to the enactment of a law
by congress, guaranteeing to the wage
earner, agriculturists and horticultur
ists of our country the right of or
ganized effort to the end that such as
sociations or the members thereof shall
not be regarded as illegal combina
tions In restraint of trade.
"We pledge ourselves to the enact
ment of a law to prohibit the issu
ance of Injunctions in cases arising out
of labor disputes, when such Injunc
tions would not apply when no labor
disputes existed; and, that In no case
shall an injunction be issued when
there exists a remedy by the ordinary
process of law; and which act shall
provide that in the procedure for the
punishment of contempt of court the
party cited for contempt shall, when
such contempt was not committed in
the actual presence of the court, be
entitled to a trial by jury.
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of an act extending the
existing eight-hour day to all govern
ment employes and to all workers,
■whether employed by contractors or
sub-contractors doing work for or on
behalf of the federal government.
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of a law by congress as
far as the federal Jurisdiction extends,
for a general employers' liability act,
for Injury to body or loss of life of
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of a law to the extent
of federal Jurisdiction granting wo
men's suffrage and to submit a consti
tutional amendment for ratification to
the states for the absolute suffrage of
women, coequal with men.
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of a law creating a de
partment of labor, separate from any
existing department, with a secretary
at its head having a seat In the presi
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of a law for the creation
of a federal bureau of mines and min
ing, preferably under the proposed de
partment of labor, and the appropria
tion of sufficient funds to thoroughly In
vestigate the cause of mine disasters,
bo that laws and regulations may be
reached and enacted which will prevent
the terrible maiming and loss of life In
Postal Savings Bank
"We pledge the Republican party to
the enactment of a law for the estab
lishment of United States government
postal savings banks."
Mr Gompers followed the reading of
the planks he presented with an argu
ment which was extended from time to
time by the committee, ten and five
minutes at a time, until half an hour
had been consumed. He described the
labor movement, its high Ideals and
patriotism and true American spirit
held by men of labor organizations.
"We don't want to eat an employer
as an appetizer tor breakfast or as
dessert for dinner," he ejaculated, "but
■we wanl fair treatment and we are go-
Ing trt have It.
"We are not anarchists or destroyers
of property. 1 do not believe there Is
in existence in this country force and
power that is such a conservator of
peace as the American labor movement.
"But you might just as well destroy
the organization of labor as to prevent
their normal activities. I ask you to
compare the inlluences which this
movement is exerting In the United
States with the revolutionary move
ments that arc going on in foreign
countries. If you outlaw our Movement
and make it impossible and destroy the
Incentive for men to belong to labor
organizations, you will have to deal
A lively colloquy resulted when Mr.
Gompers took up the record of injunc
He disputed the statement made yes
terday to the full committee by Mr.
Emory, representing the National Man
ufacturers' asso iation, to the effect
that eighteen Injunctions on labor was
the federal record for fifteen years.
Mr. Gompera charged that Sir. Emory
knew this to bi D misrepresentation.
Emory, >■ ■•■■ was present, strenuously
objected. Emory took occasion to re
peat his points of yesterday.
Mr. Vancleave, who heads the Manu
facturers' association, and Smith of
the Illinois association, called attention
to the previous failureg of labor to ac
complish result!- on election day, and
urged the- committee to look at the
question without fear.
Close Race for Senator
JACKSONVILLE. Fla., June 17.—Re
turns from yesterday's second Demo
cratic primary election Indicates that
the race between Governor Broward
and Duncan V. Fletcher is dose for
United States senator. Albert W. Gil
ihrlst has probably riefootod John C.
Stockton hy a large majority for gov
ernor. Present returns indicate the
•lection of Fletcher for the senate.
WILL BE CURTAILED
Burton of Cleveland and Knight of
California Will Put Up Taft—Dol
liver, Borah, Williams and
Negro Orator Retire
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, June 17.—An agreement
was reported tonight by representatives
of all the candidates by which the nom
inating and seconding speeches for
president will be materially curtailed.
This agreement is that only one nom
inating and seconding speech shall be
made for each candidate and that the
long list of seconding speeches which
have been hitherto announced have
The speeches for Secretary Taft will
be made by Theodc re E. Burton of
| Cleveland, placing the secretary in
I nomination, and George A. Knight of
I California seconding tho nomination.
j The speakers who have relinquished
' the honor of seconding the nomination
I are Senators Dolliver of lowa, Burkett
of Nebraska, Borah of Idaho, George
H. Williams of Oregon, who was at
torney general in the Grant cabinet,
and Henry Lincoln Johnson, the negra
orator of Georgia.
A similar curtailment occurs In the
long list of seconding speeches of the
other candidates, but the exact list of
those who retire fiuiii the oratorical
arena is not definitely arranged tonight.
This determination was reached be
cause the proceedings wore promising
to be greatly prolonged by tho large
number of speechos.
Senator Foraker will be placed In
nomination for president by C. B. Mo-
Coy of Coshocton, Ohio, and the nom
ination will bo seconded by W. O. Em
ory of Maoon, Ga.
Mr. Stevenson declined to give any
estimate of thef mitnbor of votes It was
expected Sonator Foraker would re
ceive, but contented himself with the
statement that he would receive the
support of "a good number of dele
LUMBERMEN OPPOSE THE
MINNEAPOLIS, June 17.—The Na
tional Lumbermen's association in ses
sion here today adopted a resolution
against the Incorporation of an anti-
Injnnctlon plank in the national Repub
lican platform. The resolution was
Immediately telegraphed to the resolu
tions committee in Chicago.
Frank E. Long of Kansas City was
elected president and E. G. Qreggs of
Ticoraa vice president.
SIT IN SESSION
ALL NIGHT LONG
'Conthmrd from Pace One)
chairman. A recess was taken while
the rules were being drafted.
The subcommittee delayed so long In
reporting that the anti-Taft members
of the full committee conceived the
idea that "gag" rules were being pre
pared. These reports spread to the
contesting delegations, which were
waiting to be heard, and had the ef
fect of arousing still more ill feeling.
After an hour's wait the report of
the sub-committee was submitted to
tho full committee and ft was adopted
without division. It consisted practi
cally of the same rules that governed
tho national committee in disposing of
the contests. Among other things, it
prohibited members of the committee
from Indulging in debate and in many
other ways was designed to economize
Call Alabama Contests
With the preliminaries out of the
way, the Alabama contests were called.
Twenty-two seats in the convention
were Involved. After a comparatively
short time for arguments the commit
tee sustained the action that had been
taken by the national committee In
that case. A test vote was had, how
ever, showing that of the men who
were In the room when a division was
had, the Taft forces were supported by
thirty-one votes against Beven. At no
time during the long time of this ses
sion was another test of strength had,
but members of the committee favora
ble to the "allies" said they were out
numbered four to one.
The action that was taken in case
after cass Indicated that the estimate
was not far from correct.
Sweeping through the contests from
Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky,
Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas,
the Taft delegations were seated with
out a break.
The contests from all other states had
Before the night was half over, It was
plain to everyone that the "allies"
would not succeed In overturning a
single decision made by the national
Invited to Hear Him
When Texas was reached Chairman
Fulton invited the members of the
press into the committee room that
they might listen to the argument
made by Col. Cecil A. Lyon, national
commltteeman from Texas, and Inti
mate friend and frequent host of
President Roosevelt. Col. Lyon Is not
a lawyer, but in a picturesque and
forceful manner he advocated the
cause of the Taft delegation involving
thirty-six seats, the whole state dele
He was opposed by A. N. Saeger of
St. Louis. The result was the same
as In all of the preceding cases.
After the committee had adjourned
Chairman Fu.ton and Representative
Fassett asserted that the cases of the
"allies" were weak In every particular
and could not have been decided other
wise than as they were. Both of these
I men said the charge that the national
■ committee was prejudiced In favor of
Secretary Taft had been confuted by
the committee and fully vindicated.
Mr. Pulton said he would not draw the
report of the committee until he had
had some sleep.
It was not his intention, he aald, to
enter upon any discussion of the merits
of the cases, or Into any defense of
i the national committee, but If necessity
' arose for such a defense, he would
1 make it on the floor, not in the torn
' inittee. He expressed the opinion that
1 after the dissatisfied members of the
; tnlnorlty had had the opportunity to
| sleep for a few hours over the ques
j tton they would change their minds on
thi subject of presenting a minority
STATE SCHOOL HEAD MUCH
OPPOSED TO GIFT CUSTOM
SACRAMENTO, June 17.— The old
custom of publicly presenting graduates
from the public schools with gifts dur
ing the graduation clay exercises is con
demned by State Superintendent of
Public Instruction Hyatt, who proposes
asking all school officials In California
to discourage parents and admiring
friends of graduates giving the laNpr
presents during the exercises lield on
Judge Flitcraft Dead
ST. LOUIS, Juno 17.—Former Cir
cuit Judge Pembroko Klitcralt, uged 01
years, died today from heart disease,
lie v.as prominent in Masonic circles.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING. JUNE 18. 1908.
"A DIRTY DOG"
J. DALZELL BROWN GETS HOT
BAN FRANCISCO TRIAL ENLIV.
ENED BY PROSECUTION
Attorneys for Defense Attempt to
Show That Brown Was Solely to
Blame for Sale of Colton
By Associated Prosi.
SAN FRANCISCO, Juno 27.—1n the
middle of a severe cross examination
by Attorney Geary for the defense, J.
Dalzell Brown, principal witness for
the prosecution in the trial of Walter
J. Bartnett, today heatedly referred
to Bartnett as "a dirty dog."
Testimony had just been wrung from
Brown to the effect that It wtis on in
formation furnished by Allan Griffith,
brother-in-law of Bartnett, and by
Bartnott himself, that the indictments
were brought against Brown which re
sulted In his plea of guilty to the c.m
bezzlement of securities held In trust
by the California Safe Deposit and
Trust company and his sentence ol
eighteen months in the penitentiary.
All of the morning session Brown had
undergone this cross examination by
Attorney Geary, divulging secrets of
the conduct of the bank- in its latter
days, when it was slowly but surely
going to the wall.
Receipts wero placed In evidence by
the defense given by Brown to Bartnett
for the Colton Securities which Bart
nett la accused of embezzling, and then
tho witness was made to testify that
at the time he receipted for the securi
ties to Bartnett they were not in the
possession of the bank but had been
sent to New York to be hypothecated
on loans made by the bank.
Would Blame Brown
Bartnett's attorneys were attempting
to show that Brown was solely respon
sible for the sale of the Colton securi
ties which were placed in the bank In
trust by Bartnett. tho administrator of
the estate of Ellen M. Colton, to which
the securities belonged.
Brown refused to admit he told Re
ceiver Leßreton of the defunct bank
that he himself sold the securities and
that Bas-tnett did not know of their
sale until he returned here from New
It was at this point nnfl after Brown
had testified to having pleaded guilty
and of now being an inmate of Sar.
Quentin penitentiary that he said Bart
nett was h' "dirty dog." He said ho
had given the false receipt to "help a
From Brown the admission was
gained that the bank sold a number of
Western Pacific bonds, belonging to
various persons and placed In the bank
for safe keeping.
During the redirect examination of
Brown at the afternoon aession an at
tempt was made by the prosecution to
establish the fact that Bartnett had
control of the bank up to the time of
Its failure, although he was In New
York at the time and for months be
Letters Ruled Out
■Letters and telegrams to prove this
were, however, ruled out by the court.
Brown testified that no living person
except Bartnett directed him in the
affairs of the bank, giving the impres
sion that the spirits of Jay Gould,
Collis P. Huntington and Ellen M. Col
ton had something to do with his
Sums ranging Into the hundreds of
thousands, and even millions, were
lightly spoken of by attorneys and the
witness while he was testifying as to
the manipulation of the books and the
loan accounts of the bank. Just previous
to the failure.
Jorn C. Lynch, one of the state bank
commissioners, testified as to a meeting
In his official capacity with Bartnett
and Brown, when he was told by both
of them that the Colton securities were,
some of them, burned in the big fire
and the balance sent to New York and
placed in a' safe deposit box.
Previous testimony had brought out
the fact that the securities had already
been sold when this meeting took place.
FOUND ALMOST DEAD
New York Man Who Tried to Kill
Farmer's Wife Is Picked Up In
Clump of Bushes—Both
By Associated Press.
MIDDLETOWN, N. T., June 17.—A
farm hand known only as "August,"
who yesterday murderously assaulted
Mrs. Joseph McVey, the wife of a
farmer living near Montgomery, was
found dying early today in a clump of
bushes on a farm where he had hid
He had cut his throat and wrist and
his condition was such when found he
was beyond help.
He was taken to the jail at Walden
and attended by a physician, but lived
only a short time after being taken
to the Institution.
Mrs. McVey is still in a critical con
dition. She has not recovered con
sciousness since the attack was made
$44,600,000 IN GOLD TO
BE LOANED TO GERMANY
NEW YORK, June 17.—Goldman,
Sachs & Co. today engaged $500,000
gold for export to Germany. This
makes a total of $41,850,000 taken for
export to Kurope since the present
Heidelbach, Ickelheimer & Co. also
engaged $500,000 gold for Germany.
An engagement of $2,250,000 also for
Germany was announced by the Na
tional City bank. This makes the to
tal $44,600,000 on the movement.
BILL IN DUMA AUTHORIZES
A LOAN OF $100,000,000
ST. PETERSBURG, June 17.—
Finance Minister Kovosoff today In
troduced In the duma a bill authoriz
ing the immediate issue of an interna
tional loan of $100,000,000 to cover the
deficit of the 1908 budget and other ex
penditures that cannot be deferred.
The money is to bo applied In part as
follows: Fifty million dollars to the
deficit, $X,uou,ooo to famine relief and
$30,000,000 to the ministries of war and
Japanese Steamer Refloated
SHANGHAI, June 71.—The Japanese
liner Hongkong Mfiru, which went
anhoro near Woo Suns °n the night of
Jui :• during a heavy rain storm, was
r< limited today. The steamer sustained
IS FOR INJUNCTION
(Continued from Far* One)
Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming,
Alaska, Arizona, New Mexico, Philip
pines, Porto Rico.
Nays—California, Colorado, lowa,
Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada,
Idaho, New Hampshire, New Jersey,
Oregon, Utah, Vermont, West Virginlu,
District of Columbia, Hawaii.
The votes of Louisiana and Tennessee
were not ascertained when this bul
letin was sent.
Under the operation of the s,trlct
secrecy adopted by the committee, this
vote Is unofficial.
NINE MEN REQUIRED
TO PULL TOOTH OF
CONEY ISLAND LION
Big African Beast Suffering from
Molar Malady Is Victim of Novel
Dental Operation While
Tightly Bound ,
NEW YORK, June 17.—Extraction of
a lion's tooth becomes serious when it
requires eight men for the operation
besides the man who pulls the tuvth.
This wns an incident at Coney Island
yesterday when Vendredi, a large Afri
can lion, was relieved of one of his
largest teeth because of toothache, by
Dr. Henry Amling, jr., a New York vet
Vendredl had been in ill temper for
several days and had refused to eat.
When a lion refuses food it le a posi
tive indication that the animal is suf
fering from something of an aggravat
When the attention of the manager
was called to the strange behavior of
the lion ho knew at once from his
years of association with wild animals
that Vendredi was suffering from tooth
In order to examine and extract the
tooth the lion had to be roped, to do
which required the services of eight
men. Ropes were thrown around the
dangerous parts of Vendredi's body, in
cluding his legs, and In this helpless
condition the lion was pulled close to
the bars of his den. With a thick stick
its mouth was pried open, and upon
this piece of wood Vendredi chewed till
a pair of pliers was inserted behind
the back teeth, so that he could not
close hia mouth, while the veterinarian
pulled the tooth.
A pair of forcers was used for tha
removal of the tooth, which had ulcer
ated at tho root and must have caused
the lion much suffering.
BIG LUMBER VESSEL GOES
ASHORE; POUNDS TO PIECES
Schooner Ida Schnauer, Bound from
Redondo, Meets Destruction.
Crew Rescued by Life
BAY CITY, Ore.. June 17. — After
waiting outside the mouth of the har
bor for a week to get a tug to bring
her In, the lumber schooner Ida
Schnauer, Captain Ben Henderson,
bound from Redondo to Tlllamook to
take on a lumber cargo, went ashore
on Tlllamook spit this afternoon and Is
now pounding to pieces on the sands.
All hands were saved.
The tug Vosburg came from Neha
lem bay this afternoon, arriving Just
twenty minutes after the accident hap
Captain Henderson on seeing his
ship getting In too close, dropped an
chor. The chain snapped and another
anchor was let down, but It was too'
small and did not hold. A heavy sea
was running when the Bchooner struck
and she began to break up at oncei
The Vosburg went to the life saving
station and got the life savers, who
rescued the crow of seven.
The Ida Schnauer is a three-masted
schooner, valued at $20,000, and owned
by the Miami Lumber company. She
is of 215 tons burden.
HELM MURDER CASE WILL
GO TO THE JURY TODAY
Sister and Mother of Accused Youths
Take Stand, but Are Not Severely
Questioned — Defense Is
STOCKTON, June 17.—The evidence
Is all in in the Helm case and argu
ments will begin tomorrow morning.
The defendants did not take the stand
and will rely upon the evidence in sup
port of an alibi.
Miss Anna Helm, a sister of the de
fendants, stated that on October 30
she was employed In a packing house
at Fresno and lived at her brother's
home there, where she saw William
and Elmer Helm between 12 and 1
o'clock on that day.
In the evening when she returned her
brothers were at the house. The hour
wtis about 7 o'clock. She asked them
where they were going that night and
they replied, to a relative's. Miss Helm
requested the boys to allow her to ac
company them, which they did.
Mrs. Helm, mother of the accused,
said she saw the boys on October 30,
1905. They left home about 9 o'clock,
Elmer leaving first. Both said they
were going to Fresno. She denied that
either of the boys was attired In a
Npither of the women was severely
After Mrs. Helm left thp stand coun
sel asked for a short recess. During this
recess Mrs. Helm went over to her boys
and wept bitterly as she talked with
them. Her married daughter, sitting
In the courtroom with a baby on her
lap, nlso wept.
All who testified regarding thp alibi
are relative! of the boys. The rebuttal
weakened the defendants' case consid
MRS. HARTJE IS GIVEN
$5000 A YEAR ALIMONY
PITTSBURG, June Mrs. Mary
Scott Hartje, wife of Augustus Hartje.
the millionaire paper manufacturer,
whose unsuccessful divorce litigation
against his wife has been widely pub
lished, won another victory today when
by a decision of Judge Fraser she was
awarded $5000 a year alimony, $26,500 for
court expenses and $7000 for attorneys'
Her claims for expenses and counsel
fees were but slightly reduced by the
Appointed to Berlin
ST. PETERSBURG, June 17.—Joseph
C. Grew, third secretary of the Ameri
can embassy here, has been officially
notified of his appointment a» second
secretary of the embassy at Berlin.
SHOT TO DEATH
TRAGEDY FOLLOWS BUCK
ATTEMPT AT EXTORTION ENDS
IN TRIPLE TRAGEDY
Wealthy Wine Merchant of New Or.
leans Says Men Had Refused to
Pay for Purchase, Then
By Associated Press.
NEW ORLEANS, June 17.—Following
a series of crimes attribued to so-called
"Black Hand" societies in the Italian
quarter of New Orleans, one of the
worst tragedies yet committed in that
section took place today when three
Italians were shot to death.
' The Dead Are
According to the police these men
were killed as a result of an attempt
to extort money from Pietro Giacona,
a wealthy Italian wine merchant.
Giacona and his son told tho pollco
these men had frequently bought wine
from them by the barrel and had in
variably refused to pay for it.
According to their story, the three
men forced them to ship a barrel or
wine to a point in the state yesterday,
and returning early today ordered them
to prepare a meal.
The elder Giaeona suspected that
trouble would ensue and hid a repeat
ing rifle near the table.
Says One Drew Gun
When one of the visiting Italians
drew a heavy revolver and ordered
them to produce money and valuables
the elder Giacona answered with a shot
from the ritlo.
The man he fired at fell dead and
the other two attempted to escape. One
was killed before he got ton feet from
The other reached the staircase, only
to get a bullet in his brain as he started
down the steps, his body falling Into
the courtyard below.
One of the Italians was Identified as
a man named Barraca', known to tho
Another Italian badly wounded was
found in a Khed near the Qlacona
home. He was identified as one of
those who had attended the Glacona
feast Mid the only one who escaped
with his life. His wound ts dangerous.
BODY OF BOY IS FOUND
IN BOTTOM OF PARK LAKE
Ten-Year.Old Son of San Francisco
Widow Meets Death on Raft
Went to a Ball
SAN FRANCISCO, June 17.—The
body of 10-year-old Cyril Robertson was
brought up from the bottom of Hobo
lake In Golden Gate park at 11:40 today,
after the lake had been dragged for
half an hour.
The boy had been dead for some
days. The discovery of the body was
the result of a systematic search of
Golden Gate park, begun this morning
by Chief Blggy and fifty members of
the police force.
The boy had been missing from his
home on Frederick street since Satur
day afternoon, when he was permitted
by his mother, Mrs. Ida Lewis, a wid
ow, to go to the park to witness a ball
Hobo lake is on'the south end of the
park. In an Isolated place, and Is the
receptacle for all the refuse of the
park. On It a. number of rafts have
been built by boys who go there to play.
Several of these rafts were floating In
the lake today, and the body was re
covered from the bottom at a spot near
where one of the ra.t ts wag drifting.
FAMOUS FORMULA A FARCE
Works Clever Game on London Jew.
eler and Then Perpetrates Ruse
on Judge and Escapes
PAKIS, June 17.—The Lemolne Dia
mond case created a tremendous sen
sation in connection with an unexpect
ed climax here today. Lemolne has
lied and his famous formula for the
manufacture of diamonds Is a fantastic
Henry Lemolne was taken into cus
tody a few months ago on the charge
of having secured money from Julius
Wernher, the English diamond mer
chant, on false pretenses.
Lemoine declared he could manufac
ture diamonds, and It is alleged that
on this representation he secured a
large sum of money from Mr. Wernher.
Lemolne was released to give him an
opportunity to vindicate himself by ex
hibiting stones of his own manufacture.
When the case was called In court
today Lemolne did not appear and It
was announced he had fled.
In the presence of Mr. Wernher the
court then opened the envelope said
to contain Lemoine's formula. The
paper inside was read, but It contained
only a number of fantastic and sense
$25,000 FIRE IN BAY CITY
DESTROYS FIVE BUILDINGS
SAN FRANCISCO, June XT.—Dam
ago to the extent of $25,000 waa caused
by a fire which tonight destroyed five
buildings on Golden Gate avenue be
tween Van Ness avenue and Franklin
street. The five originated from some
unknown cause in the rear of the fur
niture store of I. Brilliant & Co. and
rapidly spread on both sides. The
other concerns to suffer are J. Baum
garlen, woolens; P. McNutt Safety De
vice company; A. W. Caro, dry goods,
and Herbert & Brothers, surgical In
There were two explosions during
the fire, one being that of gasoline In
an automobile paint shop. Three fire
men were hurt while fighting the
iiames. Leslie Windrow was blown
through a window by the force of the
explosion and sustained a badly cut
wrist. Lieut. Heney was slightly in
jured and one of the hosemen received
some cut* and bruises.
At one time the situation was serious
and practically the entire apparatus of
the department was at the scene. ,
Banker Ends Life
JOHNSTOWN, Pu., June IT.—JoMph
Fangele, 50 years old, director of sev
eral banks, president of the Creuon
Springs Brewing company and a
wealthy merchant, shot and killed him
self at Galitzy, near here, today. He
bad been in 111 health.
■. [;-:_■■■ 3MUSE6IIENTS •■ . =«Is7r» '
B" elasccTtheater"" EVERV»I™Z TtX W™ »uA«
-*—' The Belasco theater company •*•« the great DOUBLE bill.
THE FIRST BORN
Franel* Powers' thrilling tragedy of Ban <Franol«co'» old Chinatown, preceded by th»
rollicking faroe, "THE PKIVATB SECRETARY."
NEXT WEEK—MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT*. BPECIAIi
and th* Manhattan company In th* first looal presentation of Henrlk Ibsen ■
Seat* now on .ale. Price*. 50e, 75e, tI.OO. lt» and tt.OO. ■$'■•*
FOUR NIGHTS AND TWO MATINEES. COMMENCING THURSDAY, !«,
Th* Belasco theater stock eompany will offer an elaborate revival of David Beiasoo ■
greatest play. "THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST." Seats now "J""' h
The Beiasoo oompany will present "THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST- ,t th.
Lorlng; opera house. Rlv*r»lde. Monday night. June >». and at th. Isis theater. Ban
Diego. Tuesday and Wednesday nights and Special Wednesday matinee. Entire a*
lasco oast and production. ' '
MASON OPERA HOUSE ,*< and Manager.
TONIGHT AND ALL WEEK—MATINEE SATURDAY
@ HENRY MILLER
IN THE GREAT AMERICAN PLAT.
THE GREAT DIVIDE Sl^un'.&odt.
Seats $2.00, 11.r.0. tI.OO. 760. 800. -
ORPHEUM THEATER Matinee Every Day
Both Phone* 1447.
;. ; VAUDEVILLE
Will M. Cresty & Blanche Dnynn Jean Marcel'* Picture*
Mr. and Mrs. Goo. A. Beano ,'. if, Salerno
Wilbur Mack * Co. William Tomkm*
„'• ■ Bertie Heron * , Hockaway A Conway
ORPHEUM MOTION PICTURES
MOROSCO'S BURBANK THEATER LOS ANaE B rBH Ao Du I B "_!
TONIGHT—ALL WEEK—MATINEE SATURDAY—
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Mrs. Flske'* greatest success. Interpreted by the Incomparable Burbank Theater Btook
Next week'* biggest offering— Society Pilot," a new play by Oliver Morosoo
and C. William Bachmann. O«t In linn early.
MUSIC HALL—3 P. M. TODAY 232 S. Hill St.
J FRED OPENING LESSONS *
PHYSICAL CULTURE and FANCY STEPS
Given under the auspice* of the Academy of Physical Culture and Fancy Stop*,
located at 2SJ S. Hill St.. by Prof. Rothwell, who has taught thousands of pupils
and who has a national reputation as an export and thorough teacher.
BASE BALL Chutes Park
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE
San Francisco vs. Los Angeles
SIX GAMES— 16, 17, 18, 19, *0, St.
GENERAL ADMISSION 85c. GAMES CAIXED AT *!3».
LADIES' DAYS TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS.
LOS ANGELES OSTRICH FARM p Sark Kß jgfc
Take any city line. 260 round trip, ncludlng admission. Tickets^KJJmSß
CITY'SALESROOM 324 SOUTH BROADWAY
BIMINI HOT SPRINGS BATH AND PLUNGE
"Go to Blmtnl for your outing. Fro* tables for private plcnlo parties. ■ Open
evening* Great free exhibition Friday night.
DRIVES TO RUIN
PASTOR BECOMES A PITIFUL
DELUSION HE HAD TOLD A LIE
LEADS TO SAD PLIGHT
Strange Story Come* to Light In Illi
nois of Man Reduced to Ter.
rlble Condition Through
By As.-icis.tea Press.
CHICAGO, June 17.—A special to the
Tribune from Sterling, 111., says: From
a strong man mentally and physically
to an Inmate of an insane asylum,
wrecked in both mind and body, Is the
metamorphosis of a prominent minister
of this city, through the hallucination
that he had told a lie about a member
of his congregation.
The decline of the preacher follow
ing the birth of his delusion was rapid.
Only a few weeks sufficed to transform
him from a vigorous, aggressive ex
ponent of the gospel to a subject Xor
legal inquiry. ,
The Rev. Kzra Florey has for a long
time been tho pastor of the Church of
the Brethren, better known as the
Dunkard church, In this city.
Mr Florey taught a literal interpre
tation of the Bible. No word of his
moutfl admitted of doubt until a short
time' ago hia Intimate friends were
puzzled one day to hear him speak of
injuring one of h<s devotees by Bpeak
ing untruthfully of him.
The investigation showed that this
only existed in the mind of their pastor
and they endeavored to lead him away
from his morose thoughts. Their ef
forts were of no avail.
From dwelling upon the subject
among friends the minister continued
until he Included everybody to whom
he talked In his self-denunciation.
References to the bugaboo which en
thralled him began to creep into hia
Then the delusion became even more
firmly fixed and grew to the extent that
he imagined himself pursued by the
person he thought he had wronged.
At last It became Imperative that
something be done. His case was taken
into the probate court and last night,
after having been adjudged of unsound
mind, he was taken to an asylum.
Before coming to this city Rev. Mr.
Florey was a resident of Dayton, 0.,
where he was widely known among
members of th* Dunkard church.
OVER $16,000 FEDERAL
BONDS FOR THIS STATE
Sacramento, June 17.—something
over $16,000 of government bonds are to
be distributed to different counties In
California this month by State Control
The money In question represents this
state's share of the revenue derived by
the United States forestry department
from the forest reserves in the various
counties. The reserves are leased for
pasturage purposes and the timber on
them is sold.
CAUGHT IN MISSOURI AND
WILL BE BROUGHT BACK
SACRAMENTO, June 17.—Grover and
Samuel Crane, for whom the authori
ties of Fresno have been searching,
have been located in Missouri, and to
day Governor Gillett Issued two requi
sitions on the governor of that state for
the surrender of the men. Samuel Crane
is wanted for making an assault with
a deadly weapon upon the person of
William Pearson at Fresno last Octo
ber, and his brother Is charged with
Ryan Goes to Europe
NEW YORK, Jun« 17.—Thomas F.
Ryan sailed for Europe today on the
DEFEND OLD GOTHAM
FROM MIMIC FOES
SOLDIERS PATROL IN GLARE
National Guardsmen and Regular*
Participate In Novel Practice and
"Attack" on City Now Seems
TSy Associated Press.
NEW YORK, June 17.—Searchlight*
played over the lower ba# last night
from Forts Wadsworth and Hamilton,
while national guardsmen and regu
lars engaged in the defense of New
York, against a mimic enemy, ready
&t the first news from Sandy Hook to
man the batteries of huge guns and
blow tho invading fleet out of the
water as soon as It got within range.
Infantrymen at the same time pa
trolled the outpost to protect the forts
from attacks In the rear, which were
oxpected about the time the battle with
the fleets began.
After evening parade the guards
were doubled at both forts and actual
military conditions prevailed. None
save the men in uniform could gain
admission to either encampment with
out passes. The searchlights wore
flashing over the narrows from both
forts and every craft between forts
and Sandy Hook was brought out into
clear relief. The men behind the
searchlights were taking no chances of
being surprised by the enemy for lack
All night the lights flashed over the
bay and the soldiers, both professional
and amateur, slept lightly, ready to
jump t their places at the first alarm.
But the night passed quietly and day
light carao without the "enemy" hav
ing put In an appearance.
It Is almost certain now that the at
tack will be made.
Later: Tugs in Battle
The tugs representing the hostile
fleet attacking New Tork approached
Forts Totten and Schuyler in Long
Island sound tonight. The search
lights had no sooner revealed their
presence that the call to arms was
sounded. Immediately twelve and ten
inch guns of the batteries began to
After half an hour's bombardment the
hypothetical battleship was pronounced
out of action. Twenty minutes later
two more hypothetical battleships were
theoretically sunk, and four hypotheti
cal armored cruisers were declared to
have been put out of action. The
"warships" then withdrew. Several at
tempts to land hypothetical troops were
repulsed by the national guardsmen.
CONDEMNED TO HARD LABOR
NOVOROSSYSK, Russia, June 17.—
The trial of the men who In December,
1905, during the revolutionary move
ment organized the "Novorossysk re
public" came to an end today. The
president of the republic was sentenced
by court martial to fifteen years at
hard labor, two men were given ten
years each at hard labor and sixty-six
were sentenced to short terms li. prison.
Forty-one of the prisoners were ac
Rockefeller at Forest Hill
CLEVELAND, June 17.—John D.
Rockefeller, accompanied by the mem
bers of his household, nrrived here thi«i
morning. The train was stopped at
alenville, a suburb, where automobiles
were in malting to tako the party to
Forest Hill, Mr. Rockefeller's summer
home. It Is stated Mr. Rockefeller will
stay at Forest Hill until fall.
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