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INSANE TEAMSTER KILLS
AN INNOCENT CO-LABORER
George Elliot a Victim of Robert
Saloon-Keeper Knippenberg Possibly hatally
Injured in the Affair, but Did Not
Know He Had Been Shot Until
an Hour Afterward.
GEORGE ELLIOT, a teamster, was
and killed and E. R. Knippen
:. a saloon-keeper at Steuart
Blreets, possibly fatally
snot by Robert L. Hunt yesterday af-
The tragedy was caused by
a revolver In the hands of an insane
man, who imagined he had a grievance
THE MURDEROUS TEAMSTER AND HIS INNOCENT VICTIMS.
, . OF . .
OF THE NOSE, THROAT
AND STOMACH, WITH
VIOLENT HEAD NOISES.
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to fear that my hearing would leave me
entirely. Til condition went on until it
Involved my stomach. I could eat almost
nothing, and what 1 did eat caused me to
■well and bloat so that I was in misery
all the time. I became so weak that I'
could scarcely walk. I was utterly dis-
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myself permanently cured. My hearing
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1 tot p. m.; evenings, Tuesdays and Fri-
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against Elliot and his brother. The
shooting happened in the Young Amer
ica saloon kept by Knippenberg and
came without any provocation or warn- '
ing. The most remarkable incident at- '
tending it was the fact that the pro
prietor of the house did not know that
he had been shot until nearly an
hour after the bullets ceased to fly and
: whet) he had been taken to his home.
About 5:30 o'clock yesterday after
noon George Elliot, his brother, Fred X.
Elliot, and William Hodgera were
; standing at the bar in Knippenberg's
saloon. Knippenberg and a bartender,
! Herman Deitrich, were serving them
' drinks. Both of the Elliot boys were
employed as teamsters for the Simp
son Lumber Company and Hodgers is
: the secretary of the Thompson Bridge
Company. The trio chatted with the
! proprietor for some time and were
about to leave when Robert L. Hunt,
I an acquaintance, also employed by the
; Simpson Lumber Company, made his
■ appearance at the door. He offered no
i salutation, but immediately pulled a
revolver from his pocket and com
menced shooting while the men's backs
■ were toward him.
Excitement prevailed immediately.
Two bullets came from Hunt's revolver
in quick succession. After the first had
been fired George Elliot was seen to
, stagger and fall. The murderer is sup
jiosr-d to have intended the second for
! Fred Elliot, but it failed to find its in
tended victim. Instead it possibly
fatally wounded E. K. Knippenberg, the
proprietor, who was behind the bar.
When Hunt had discharged two
; chambers of his revolver he backed up
to the door, and. pointing the gun in
the direction of the ceiling, fired again.
He then stepped into the street and
emptied his revolver into the air. When
the last shot had been fired the man
threw out the empty cartridges and
started across the street. Police Officer
Caster of the Harbor Police Station had
'■ been attracted by the shots and ob
served Hunt's movements. He con
cealed himself in a doorway and waited
i for the man with the gun to pass by.
When he approached him the officer
seized him and took away the pistol.
With his prisoner Officer Caster
started back for the scene of the trag-
I edy. He found .that Elliot was dead,
the bullet having entered his back,
passing entirely through , his body.
KnlDPenberg was sitting on a chair
unfastening one of his shoes.
'Are you also shot?" asked the of
Knippenberg replied that he was
not, and his bartender also gave the
officer the same assurance. The pro
; prietor says that his leg became numb
Immediately after the shooting and
, that he fell to the floor. He believed
that he had struck his leg on something
and thought little of the matter at
lirst. Finally the pain and numbness
! increased and he called a hack and
: was taken to his home. Upon his ar
-1 rival there he discovered that a bullet
j had entered his body Just below the
' right nipple. Dr. Kearney was called
| and pronounced the wound so serious
; that he advised the saloon-keeper to
make his will.
How Knippenberg received his
i wound, without experiencing any pain
except in his leg. is a perplexing prob
: lem. Every person who was a specta
i tor to thf tragedy was surprised when
he learned that a second person had
been struck, and all agree in the asser
tion that the second bullet fired by
Hunt must have been- the one which
wounded Knippenberg. At a late hour
I last night the wounded man was sink
ing, and from reports given out by the
family it is doubtful whether he will
I recover. At a late hour he was uncort-
I sclous and the bullet had not been lo
Hunt, who did the shooting, -was
formerly employed by the lumber com
pany. After his arrest he was taken to
the City Prison and displayed every ev
idence of insanity. His father called at
i the Morgue and stated that the de
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALI, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. 1899.
merited man had been Injured on the
head by a falling roof about four years
ago, and that since that time he has
not been responsible for his actions.
He shows no contrition for his crime,
and says that if he had the chance he
■would murder a few more people. He
implicates the Elliot brothers in a lone
line of mythical family troubles, and
kept the prisoners around him awake
all night with his ravings. He made
the following statement for publication,
which shows just how eccentric the
"I went to the saloon," he said, "with
a fixed determination to shoot Elliot. I
waited there a short time, when he ap
peared, accompanied by his brother. I
quickly arose, and, drawing my re
volver, shot him in the back. As he
turned he cried 'Oh, Bobby!' I then
fired a second shot, and he fell mor
tally wounded. I waited till the police
officer arrived and was taken into cus
tody. I am glad I killed him, and I
now want to be hanged for my crime.
How pleased I would be to have my
friends sco me on the gallows with a
rope amund my neck. My soul is gone,
and without it I cannot live. About
two years ago I became acquainted
with Elii<>t while I was in tho employ
of Simpson, the well-known lumber
merchant. Ellim knew me well and up
to within a few days aso I had no hard
feelings against him. They thought me
crazy while in the employ of Simpson,
and I was forced to resign my position.
"I wont to Tacoma. and after work
ing there for some time, traveled to
Portland. I tried to join the Salvation
Army at the latter place, but for some
reason they refused to accept my an
llcation. Tired ;md worn out and know
ing that Elliot was my relentless
enemy, I returned to San Francisco two
days ago determined to wreak ven
geance upon him. I have been in the
habit of carrying a revolver, and with
my trusted weapon I started out last
night to kill Elliot. Knowing that he
was in the habit of visiting the saloon
where th^ Bhooting took place, I sat
down and waited his coming. Just as
he and his brother appeared, I waited
until his back was turned and then
fired. I am glad I killed him, but I
am sorry I did not shoot myself. How
ever, I hourly await the time when I
am to expiate my crime on. the gal
The police are convinced that Hunt
is mentally deranged. To-day he will
be taken before the Commissioners of
Insanity and be examined as to his
Elliot resided at 91" Hampshire street,
had been married for six years and
had three children. He was a man
highly respected by all who knew him
and enjoyed the utmost confidence of
NEIGHBORS IN DEATH.
Two Old Residents of DeLong
Avenue Commit Suicide.
Two suicides, both old men, one of them
residing at 110 De Long avenue and the
other living at 111 De Long avenue, were
reported to the Morgue yesterday. It is
I not believed that the suicide of one had
| any connection with the suicide of the
t other, but the fact that the two men aro
favorably known In the locality where
they lived, besides being lifelong friends.
makes a story a little out of the ordinary.
Poverty and despondency were the causes
cf both acts.
At 6 o'clock yesterday morning A. King,
i aged 4S years and residing at 111 De Long
! avenue, left home and went to Golden
I Gate Park. He has been despondent for
some time owing to the fact that he bus
I been out of work, and has complained
much of the circumstances which have
been against him. At 1:45 p. m. he blew
out his brains near the Lincoln monu
ment with a 3S-caliber revolver and died
instantly. Captain Thompson of th^ park
police notified the Coroner and deputies
immediately took charge of the case.
King was married, and just before he
; took his life he scrawled this note:
I am going insane. My head.
Deceased was a member of Friendship
Lodge Nc. 17!», A. O. U. W.
Harry Foley, aged 45 years and residing
. at the first of the two addresses «iven
I above, was found dying of asphyxiation
■ in a bathroom connected with nis honifl
at 5:30 yesterday afternoon. He had
turned the stopper on a gas jet used un
der a cooking stove, and closing all of the
doors and windows prepared for dcaih.
When tbe neighbors entered the house
lie was breathing his last, and the effort*
of Dr. Spencer, who was called, were in
vain. Deceased was employed with the
Schmidt Lithographing Company for many
years, but recently had been out of \vnrk
and had grown despondent. He left a
wife and son. the latter being about 2J
years of ago. He was also a native son
Death of P. Ross Martin.
The death was announced at the City and
County Hospital yesterday afternoon of
P. Ross Martin, a prominent figure In
socialistic movements in this city in past
years. The Immediate cause of death
was heart trouble. Deceased was a na
tive of Prince Edward Island, 37 years of
a;,'- and had no family or relatives in
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Mrs. Smith, Despond
ent, Kills Herself.
Because Mrs. Pauline M. Smith found
marriage to be a failure in her case, and
because she loved her first husband, she
sent a pistol bullet through her brain
early yesterday morning while her second
husband lay sleeping by her side. Her
second husband is T. N. Smith, who, it is
said, has amass) 1 considerable money in
the liquor business.
From the story told by Mr. Smith it
would appear that the dead woman had
fretted over her separation from her di
vorced hubband until she became disgust
ed with life.
Smith married the deceased in Portland,
Or., about eleven months ago, after she
had been divorced from William Hull.
After ncr marriage to Smith she continued
to visit Hull at his ofll<.e, and Smith pro
tested. She explained that Hull was mak
ing collections lor her and attending to
her business affairs, and -Smith replied
That he was competent to manage her af
i lairs and did not like the idea of her go
! ing to see her ex-husband even on busi-
I ness. Mrs. Smith thereupon requested
him to take her away from Portland, as
she thought that If she kept away from
that city the would be able to forget Hull.
In pursuance of her request the couple
paid a visit to this city about three
months ago and made a call upon Mrs.
W. M. Kretz, a niece of Mrs. Smith, liv
ing on Fair Oaks street. Mrs. Smith be
came so favorably impressed with this
city that she prevailed upon her husband
to buy her a little home. He bought a
small place, but she became tired or it,
and he sold it and purchased the furni
ture, of a flat at 9111% Mission street.
Through all these changes the unfor
tunate woman pined for her home in
Portland. It had become endeared to her
because of its associations and the pleas
ant memories connected with the man
trom whom she had been divorced. Her
husband saw that she was not contented
here, and when she expressed a desire to
return to Portland he readily agreed. He
sold the furniture to Simon Schlweck, a
dealer, and on Friday Smith drew all their
money out of the bank, yesterday being a
holiday, so that they might leave for Port
land on the next day.
On Friday night they went to the Olym
pia beer hall and had about four glasses
of beer, returning home and retiring at
half an hour after midnight. Mrs. Smith
was somewhat depressed in spirits, but
did not -say nor do anything to lead him
to suspect that she contemplated self
destruction. . Before retiring she placed
a loaded revolver on a small i;ible at the
head of the bed as a protection against
burglars, all the money and jewelry of
the couple being in the house. Smith said
that he did not carry a revolver and that
the weapon belonged to his wife.
"She was a very daring woman," he
added, when he told his story to Coroner
At about a quarter before 6 clock in
the morning Hie husband was awakened
, by a noise that sounded like a pistol shot,
but his slumber was so profound that he
i did not realize what had happened. As
I soon as he awoke he placed his right arm
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OF AMERICAN WARS
THE Commandery of the State of Cal
ifornia, Society of American Wars
of the United States, was informally
Instituted yesterday. The meeting
of the members was held in the parlors
of the Palace Hotel, among those present
being David Starr Jordan, W. A. Ander
son, H. G. Stevenson, Arthur Crosby, Cap
tain Henry Glass, Commander Charles W.
Rae, Professor Elmer E. Brown, Professor
Charles K. Babcock, Dr. Philip K. Broa-n
and Arthur J. Edwards. The total mem
bership in Caiifornia is about sixty.
The meeting was called to order by
President David Starr Jordan, vice com
mander general of the national society,
who spoke briefly of the aims of the so
ciety and explained that the present meet
ing was preliminary to the formal organ
ization of the commandery, which will
take place about the middle of Oc f nber.
Dr. Jordan explained that the society was
historical an genealogical in its purposes,
that the men who have held positions of
trust during the formation of- the colonies
and of the United States, and who have
taken part in the wars that have been
waged by the United States, were a
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and their memory should be preserved.
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the Society of American Wars was insti
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descendants the memory of the men who
were Instrumental in establishing the colo
nies of North America and were founders
of this nation; of the men who achieved
American independence, and of the men
who in military and naval positions of
trust assisted in the preservation of tha
republic in the 15*12, Mexican and Civil
wars; collecting for preservation docu
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suitable commemorations of the prominent
events connected with those periods, and
Inspiring in Its companions the fraternal
and patriotic spirit of their forefathers.
After this Introduction the society pro
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Henry Glass, U. S. N., was elected com
mander and Arthur Jordan Edwards of
Stanford University was made recorder.
Captain Glass then took the chair, and
the details of the preliminary organization
were completed. It was decided to hold
the formal Institution of the commandery
and the banquet on the evening of Tues
day, October 17, in commemoration of
the surrender of Burcoyne. at Saratoga
during the War of the Revolution. After
a discussion of the details of the banquet
the meeting adjourned.
The Society of American Wars Is a pa
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and Sons of the Revolution, where the
around her, she being on the outside of
the bed, and his hand touched the re
volver. It was clutched in her right
hand. He found that she had shot her
self through the right temple.
The other inmates were alarmed and
Dr. Margaret Mahoney was summoned,
but medical aid was of no avail, for the
woman had killed herself instantly.
Mrs. Schmidt, who occupies the lower
flat, and Mrs. Kretz. the niece of the dead
woman, informed Coroner Hill yesterday
that Mrs. Smith had frequently declared
that she intended to shoot herself.
An inquest will be held at 9 o'clock to
Mrs. Smith was born In Germany thirty
nine years ago.
VICTIM OF MORPHINE.
Henry Behrens Gives Up the
Fight to Control an Evil
Henry Behrens, residing at 305 Minna
Street, committed suicide by taking an
overdose of morphine yesterday. He has
been a confirmed morphine user for the
past year, and the fact that he has not
been able to rid himself of the habit drove
him to suicide. He left several letters, of
which the following Is the most interest-
Anna: No doubt this win surprlce you. Grant
me two wishes— you and Mary. First, do not
weep, do not sorrow for me one second — Mary
the same. Ever since I saw that the end was
my only hope, and If you could see how easy it
Is, you would say, "No wonder he wanted to
go." Second, forgive me. I have struggled
with might and main as lons as there was one
spark of hopp. I swear this. I have no fear
whatever may be hereafter, for I can say I
have done my very best. And to any man who
is on this same road I would gay do not try
to turn back. You will only suffer the most
ungodly torture for nothing. I wish you all
the good I can possibly think of. Good-by to
you all. I have spent my last dollar. I pray
you do not spend one cent on me. Let the city
take care of me. I pray you don't let it bother
you. Do not give my case a second thought.
The suicide was a laborer, aged 40 years
and single. He died at about 6 o'clock
yesterday evening. His body was taken
to the Morgue, where an Inquest will be
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general. Dr. Kendric Charles Babcock.
Members of the commandery of M the .
State of California Society of American
Wars of the United States are:
William Henry Anderson. Professor Kendric
Char "3 Babcock, George Melville Bowman.
William Augustus Brewer. Professor Elmer
Ellsworth Brown, Hugh Henry Brown, Ljmao
Van Winkle Brown. Dr. Philip Kins Brown.
Professor Frederic Llstor Burk. Professor Ed
ward Bull Clapp. Daniel Cleveland. Arthur
Crosby Professor William Russell Dudley.
Captain Alexander Brydie Dyer. U. S. A.:
Arthur Jordan Edwards. Charles. Parmeje,.
Eells. Dr. John Franklin Fargo. William Fran
cis Fltzeerald; Rri£Hdier General John Giles.
Fonda, U. S. V. ; Captain Henry Gla<=s. U.
S. N'" President Frank Plerrepont Graves;
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Howard: Lieutenant Colonel James Jackson,
U. S. A.; RlKht Rev. Joseph Horsfall John
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Klngsbury Charles Griffith Lathrop. Professor
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Fletcher Lummls, Carroll Mercer; William
Lawrence Merry, United States Minister; Lieu
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U. S. A.: Professor Walter Miller; Right Rev.
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merly a rancher in Monterey County,
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ON STUFFED BIRDS
ALMA E. KEITH'S CAT DOES
It Gains Access to a Show "Window
and Destroys Several Hundred Dol
lars' Worth of Headgear.
A Maltese cat last nifrht wrought de
struction among the hats in Alma Keith's
millinery establishment at SOS Market
street. The cat is a pet of Mrs. Keith's,
and was never before known to be partial
to stuffed birds. At 10 o'clock last night
Mrs. Ki -it h closed her establishment and
prepared to go home. Shortly after she
departed several citizens who were pass
ing the store discovered the milliner's cat
in a show window, destroying the birds
thru ornamented a number of expensive
hats. They vainly endeavored to chase
the feline away from the window, but it
continued its work of destruction. At
midnight the cat had succeeded in ruin
ing at least a dozen hats. Policeman Tom
Murphy, after rapping on the show win
dow with his club and failing to drive the
cat away, drew his revolver, intending to
shoot the mischievous pet. Just as he
raised his revolver to shoot he thought of
the damage that would result from the
bullet, and he concluded, after replacing
his pistol in his pocket, to summon Mrs.
Another officer was hastily dispatched
to her house, and notified her of the de
struction wrought by her cat. She quickly
repaired to the store, and was amazed on
looking into the show window to find a
number of expensive hats destroyed.
Stuffed birds, some with their heads gone
and others with their feathers missing,
wore found scattered about the show win
dow. The vicious cat was found in a
corner of the show window, feasting on a
cockatoo. Mrs. Keith estimates her loss
through the viciousness of the cat at sev
eral hundred dollars.
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! 1 will be filled at $4. 50 per share. I
i Price goes to $5.00 when the pres- I
d ent 1000 shares are taken up.
A Prospectus free, giving \
I "inside INFORMATION." H
Union Consolidated Oil and Trans- I
portation Co., \
322-323 Parrott Bldg., San Francisco. \
Oakland Offic?, 460 Tent.i st. \
Op n from Bsim,toB p. m. d.nily. g
A Complete Assortment of Latest Designs In
Carpets, Furniture, Stoves, Etc,
Estimates Given on Complete House Furnishing.
Liberal credit extended to responsible parties.
Inspection of stock cordially invited. Free
• delivery Oakland, Alameda and Berkeley.
ARONSON FURNITURE COMPANY,
338=340 POST ST.,
BETWEEN STOCKTON AND POWELL,
Opposite Union Square.
Telephone Main 1350.
4*^. Dr. R. L. Walsh,
/2&&£,<sZ^iii S^ 815% GEARY ST.. bet.
iN^eotu^es&tißS^ Hyde and Lark in.
ls|? "^^^ggg^L-I^y Pan. it- ss JSxtractton., i
(]>;. „ „ .."fiTT Croirns RJ4.OU
f : Ti I 1 T. ' LiiV Flesh-colored Plates..
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Continuous Gum Plates (no bad Joints) oar
tpeclalty. Hay« received TEN tlrst prizes for
this braocfc of dentistry. No students. it
TUESDAY. ..SEPTEMBER 12, 1599
AT 12 O'CLOCK NOON.
At Oar Salesroom, 638 Market Street.
WESTERN ADDITION RESIDENCE.
North side of Pine st. (So. 1S10). 220 feet west
of Gough; 30x137:6; elegant residence of 11
rooms; choice location: convenient to cars.
South side (Nos. 1115-ni5U) Clay st. near
Mason: 40x46 feet; pays 16 per cent per annum"
4 tenements; always rented.
DOWNTOWN INVESTMENT. '
North side Minna st. (No. 24), 200 feet we»t
of First; 25xS0 feet; 3 flats, 4. 4, 3 rooms and
rear house of 6 rooms: rents $14; in the center
of the manufacturing district.
West side Franklin st. (Nos. 313-313^). 65
feet south of Grove; 3 flats. 5, 5, 5 rooms and
bath; rents $G9; a few blocks from Market st.
and the City Hall.
ASHBURY HEIGHTS RESIDENCE.
East side of Ashbury st. (No. 1056) near
Seventeenth: 50x95 feet; nice house of 7 'rooms
and bath; marine and Inland view.
v West side of . No ? st - (No. 310 >- somh of Mar-
Jcet; 2oxloa feet; nice cottage of' 5 rooms, bath.
basement and stable; half block off Market st.
PRESIDIO HEIGHTS RESIDENCE
South side of Clay st. (No. 3309) 118:9 west
of Central aye. ; 30x127 feet: modern rcsldencs
of 9 rooms and bath; select neighborhood.
WESTERN ADDITION RESIDE
South side of. Geary st. (No. 1513), 103 feet
west of Lacuna: 34:4x137:6: 3-story residence
of 14 rooms. 2 baths and stable; Geary-st. cars.
North side of Filbert st. (No. 201S), IS9 feet
west of Buchanan; 27:6x120; 2 cottages, 5. i
rooms; rents $20; double frontage.
Southeast corner of Mariposa and Florida
sts.; 20x7."> feet; store and 3 rooms and flat of 5
rooms and bath; good corner tor grocery or
EASTON, ELDRIDGE & CO..
638 Market Street. Auctioneers.
NEW WESTERN HOTEL,
■(EARN? AND WASHINGTON Slo.— RE-
** modeled and renovated. KING. WARD &
CO European plan. Rooms, 60c to $150 day:
$5 to $8 week; $S to $30 month. f Free bath«; «««
and cold water every room; nre grates in •very
room; elevator runs all night.