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VOLUME CXIL—NO. 159.
Other Members of Prelate's
Party Are Gathered at Dr.
C. C. Mohun's Home
en in the
John, Cardinal Farley was the guest
of honor last evening at a dinner given
by his cousin, Dr. Charles C. Mohun of
this city. The other dinner guests were
the members of the party who accom
panied his eminence from the east, Rt.
P.ev. Kdward Dunne, bishop of Peoria;
X! Rev. Mgr. M. J. Lavelle, vicar gen
eral of New York; Rt. Rev. Mgr. J, H.
M<-Gean. pastor of St. Prtrr's church in
New York city; Rev. Luke •'■ Evere,
pastor of st. Andrew's charch in New
York, and Mgr. J. V. Lewis, secretary
to liis eminence.
Yesterday morning:, in Archbishop
Riordan's private chapel, Cardinal Far
ley solemnized the mass, (hiring which
he gave n'rst communion to his lit
tle cousin and godson. Farley Mohun.
J!e was assisted in the celebration by
MgT. Lewis. Immediately after the
religious services his eminence, the
archbishop, the members of the cardi
nals party. In: Mohun. John F. Brooke,
Edward McLaughlin of San .lose. Ed
ward McLaughlin of Lot Angeles. W. .1.
Leet. Father J. If. IfcGlnty and Father
I. F. Ryan, gathered at breakfast.
Following a short automobile trip
aiiout the city, the cardinal and his
party, including Archbishop Riordan,
left for Oakland on the 10:30 ferry. The
students at St. Mary's college arranged
a program of entertainment for the
party. After a brief address to the
students his eminent f> was driven to the
College of the Holy Names, where he
was acclaimed in verse and chorus.
Luncheon was served to the party here.
Cardinal Parley in his address at St.
Mary's college complimented the broth
ers on conditions in the Catholic col
leges on the Pacific coast. Hβ said:
"1 have been struck by the splendid
condition of the church on the, Pa< in>
i">ast. I have found the institutions of
the church flourishing beyond all my
hopes. One tiling 1 warn you against,
and that is the fear of profppsing your
faith before those of a different faith.
That is what tell* th* character of »h»
man, fearless confession of his belief
>re those of nonfaith."
Richard Curtis represented the stu
dent body in welcoming Cardinal Far
ley. Brother Fabriclan. president of
the college, also gave an address of
His eminence and liis= party will
a trip on the bay today on the fire tug
Jtennis T. Sullivan. Tomorrow the car
dinal will leave San Francisco for San
Jote, where, with his party, he will be
entertained at the homes of Edward
McLaughlin and John F. Brooke. He
will be accompanied to the southern
city by Doctor and Mrs. Mohun and
Miss Lillian Mohun. Friday morning
the cardinal will leave for Los Angeles.
"LOVE OF EXCITEMENT"
MOVES LASS TO CRIME
Pyromaniac Nurse Girl Con-
fesses She Started Hotel Fire
ST. LOUIP. Nov. s.—Miss Barbara
Gladys Arnold, an IS year old nurse
girl, was arrested today and charged
with having set fire last Friday night
to the Berlin hotel, in which three per
sons lost their lives. According to the
police she confessed that she started
the fire for the "love of excitement."
Her arrest followed the discovery
of a fire in the Windmere hotel rarly
today. Her employer. Rev. W. J.
Williamson, had moved his family and
the girl to the Windmere after the Ber
lin hotel was destroyed.
The girl, according to the police, said
she fired the Berlin by scattering paper
through the halls of the second and
third floors and igniting them.
JEWELER, ILL, LEAVES
TABLE AND ENDS LIFE
Samuel I. Jacobs, in Note to Cor-
oner, Blames Suffering
Leaving the dinner table at which
his wife and son were seated, Samuel
L Jacobs, a retired jeweler, went into
his bedroom last night and committed
suicide by shooting himself in the head
with a revolver.
Jacobs had been suffering from
asthma for several years, and in a note
addressed to the coroner said his suf
fering drove him to self-destruction.
Jacobs was 61 years old. The Jacobs
home is at 1820 Laguna street.
PATIENT TAKES NURSES
AND PHYSICIANS TO POLLS
Accompanied by six nurses and two
physicians from St. Mary's hospital, J.
M. Sullivan, a well known public ac
countant, who has been a patient in
tlie hospital for some time, was driven
to & voting booth at Taylor and Sutler
streets yesterday. Sullivan has been a
strong supporter of Wilson, and even
while he was confined to the hospital
he continued to work in the interests
of the Princetonian. The six young
women and the two physicians were
Wilson converts and Sullivan supplied
BOYNTON'S FORMER AID
GETS SACRAMENTO JOB
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO. Nov. 5.—C. F. Met
tec-r of Oroville was appointed assist
ant city attorney by City Attorney
R. T. McKisick today. Metteer was
formerly associated with Senator E. A.
RED CROSS FOUNDER'S
WILL DISPOSES OF $20,000
WORCESTER. Mass.. Nov. ,V—Writ
ten In lead pencil, the will of Miss Clara
Barton, founder of the Red Cross, was
filed in the probate court here today.
An estate valued at $20,000 is to he
divided among relatives. Miss Barton
named a committee to write here biog
DIE AS SHIPS COLLIDE
I*A ROCIIELLE, France, Sow b.~
Eighteen persons were drowned today
by the .sinking: of the Spanish steamer
Arana, from Sfax, Tunis, after a col
lision with the Norwegian steamer Eva
off the island of. Aix, on the French
Soapbox Oratory Modernized
Rivals "Boost" to Hold Crowds
Four Hour Workday Doctrine Attracts Auditors
From Eight Hour Advocate
There has been an oratorical division
of labor among the philosophers and
economists who operate nightly in
Grant avenue, the ideal time of strug
gling for daily bread having been cut
In half within the last week.
For several weeks an exponent of
political science has held the atten
tion of crowds by preaching the gospel
of the eight hour day. While there
was nothing radical in his remarks,
most people having already arrived at
the conclusion that eight hours is
enough for any man to work, the short
day evangelist was surrounded by a
notable gathering of auditors who
cheered his pronouncement of their
views. Eight hours for all was the
captivating slogan of Grant avenue,
and the folk who now work for that
span and those who are willing to do
so stood about on the pavement and
RIVAL CITS AVORKIVG TIME
The popularity of the eight hour a
day man aroused the envy of another
Grant avenue philosopher. He had
been contributing to the street corner
symposium an elevating lecture about
the earth being square with beveled
edges and whittled poles, but that talk,
novel and instructive as it was, failed
to charm the crowd from the eight
hour a day orator.
State Board Passes Favorably
on Examination Papers of
Licentiates and Assistants
At the recent meeting of the Cali
fornia state board of pharmacy, at
which the examination papers of
scores of applicants were considered,
registration was granted to 64 licen
tiates and 41 assistants.
The next meetings of the board will
be held in Los Angeles January 13,
1913, the examinations beginning on
January 15, and in San Francisco Jan
uary 20, examinations beginning on
The following were granted regis
tration at the last session:
Albert Rosenberg Lawrence W. Rundle
Carl A. Eftgere O. Maughs Crawford
Robert Habertnan Clarence C. Shaw
Thomas W. Richards Robert E. Harris
Martin A. Dri'ibellis Wilson W. Baiu
A. K. Randall James W. Charters
George E. Hitselberger Warren L. Delano
W. & Bair Harry H. Mister
Safford A. Hjelte O. L. F. Schmeling
H. D. Hagerty H. Isidore Roden
John A. McHenry iFrankltn L. Youngman
H. A. Dickerman Jesse Jensen
Adolph Lord M. W. Welle
Jay G. Rinker < barles V. Bassey
Charles J. Lancer George B. Daviea
Charles T. Welke Elliott 11. Iteffet
Charles O. Dee Harry W. Tindall
William T. Haze! Oke Meyerhoffer
VT. C (hipps • Clarence H. Stroup
Jonathan J. Freeman Robert B. Southworth
Hermon B. Thompson Claude R. Brown
L. K. Conyers [Robert F. Trsris
Louis M. Mangini Jesse M. Hardman
Charles E. Marzlln Herman O. Stegllch
Paul A. Dubois Jr. f.r.uis LevlDger
John R. Turner John W. Elstun
Lloyd T. White W. M. Proctor
Augnsto L. Galdieri A. G. Spohr
Clyde L. Wilbern Edgar A. Bundy
Morgan D. Skinner Jerome T. Martin
Anthony K. Dellarowe W. H. Russell
James Terrell Brown John A. Callandar
Walter B. Mclntosh Carlisle Laugh)in
Bai-il R, Clark B. Parmanand
Edward Roibeame Joseph A. O'Farrell
Hermann Karnell Daniel J. Keller
George H. Frederick J. Fehreneon
Mattie U. Parker Vincent C. Qnartarao
Oare J. A. Doran A. Emile Benolt
August F. Glaive Hormolne Smith
H. StrinsfieM Glen T. Garner
Charles R. Mors* L. Wrampelmeier
Maurice L. Koplan Nakamura Masashl
Hatry G. Eventt Edward J I^uhn
Jobn P. Ernest Cornelius W. Curran
Irving U Xaeon Gus Claasson
g- *■ X™?* Alexander M. Afralrre
It. H. Hllbert Adolph S. Korrell
William J. Cobb Ira B. Houjrb
Fryman A. I/ogan Z. J. Loussar
Philip Diamond Ellis I. Lindley
Daniel J. Snlliran Itolf Juell
Clyde C. Mooers
GROCER SELLS WHISKY
TO POLICE SERGEANT
Arrested for Trafficking in
Liquor Election Day
The first person to get himself into
trouble with the police yesterday was
Julius Wrede, a grocer of 777 Union
street. Sergeant John Moffltt walked
into Wrede's place of business and
asked for a bottle of whisky. Moffltt
paid $1 for the bottle and then placed
the grocer under arrest.
Wrede was charged at the city prison
with violating section 63P of the penal
code, making it a felony to sell liquor
The grand jury met sresterdays r esterday In Its
rooms in the hall of justice. The in
quisitorial body sat until late In the
evening in the event of any violations
of the election laws.
Trouble at the Poll*
Believing he was a candidate for
oflice Ire claimed the election. He had
reasons for feeling elected in the new
fall suit he grot on credit. $1 a week
59 Stockton st. Upstairs.—Advt.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL
It was granted by all that any
proposition so well established as the
eight hour day had no place In Grant
avenue, but the crowd hung on the
eight hour words and would not leave
to study mundane geometry.
Until the other man got an idea.
He mounted his soapbox Monday
night an<j remorselessly, relentlessly,
ruthlessly cut down the ideal work
ing day from eight to four hours. Four
hours was the real time for which
folks should labor, he declared. To
work for eight hours was cruel and
unusual punishment and would be in
terdicted In the new constitution when
it was adopted.
XEW STANDARD IS SET
Soon the high pitched .words, "four
hour day," penetrated the circle of the
eight hour day man. As the audience
of the latter heard the cheerful sylla
bles, one by one they dropped their
champion and hurried to the standard
of the new philosopher.
Four hours a day has become the
standard Iβ Grant avenue. Tt is uni
versally preached and almost univer
sally practiced. The chief violator of
its provisions is the man who advo
cates it. He lias to talk for five hours
every night to satisfy his audience.
TONGS SIGN PEACE
PACT TO END WAR
Factions Reluctantly Vow to
Cease Shooting and Police
Peace arrangements were completed
yesterday between the Suey Sing and
Hop Sing tongs, and there will be no
continuation of the war which began
Monday evening, when 20 shots were
exchanged in Ross alley by members
of both factions. Consul General L.I
Yeung Yew, in conference with the
heads of all the tongs, the two warring
factions included, conducted the peace
The heads of the two quarreling
tongs, Quong Shee Ping and Kg Ting
Hock of the Suey Sing tong, and Wong
Quong and Wong Wing of the Hop
Sings, were present at the peace meet
'ng in the headquarters of the Chinese
Six companies, and signed the agree
ment which calls for no more shooting.
Monday night's shooting followed an
exchange of uncomplimentary remarks
between members of the two tongs In
front of Yee May's gambling house and
Both tongs have been at outs for
many years. It was only 10 months
ago that the Hop Rings and Suey Sings
became Involved in one of the most
bitter tong wars in the history of local
Chinatown. Twenty men were killed
while the war lasted, and it spread
all over California. Several Suey
Sing men have been convicted of mur
der in the first degree.
Despite the peace agreement, both
sides were slow to express confidence
in the other living up to the agreement,
and extra police vigilance will be main
tained in Chinatown.
other tongs have agreed to re
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lined with gold brocade, attracted the attention
of thousands in the windows of H. Liebes & Co.
during the late Fashion Show.
The most remarkable feature, however, is the
fact that this royal garment represented a
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SO YEARS *-* lV>3
ie 7-177 POST ST. €> 13©-144 GRANT AVC.
Service Structure Ready by Jan
uary 1; New Move for
Rapid progress is being made on the
service building, the first of the struc
tures of the Panama-Pacific interna
tional exposition. It is located 20)
feet west of Fillmore street, half a
block north of Chestnut. It is ex
pected that it will b« completed by the
first of the year. Tt will be a three
story building and will cost $55,111.
In the service building will be
housed the police, fire and emergency
hospital services of the exposition, to
gether with the treasurer's depart
ment, which will be provided with
fireproof walls. The architectural de
partment will have its quarters on the
second floor and on the third floor will
be installed the blue printing, photo
graphic and color process plants.
Dr. Frederick J. V. Skiff, director in
chief of the exposition, and James A.
Barr, manager of conventions, were
visited yesterday by C. O. Mailloux of
New York, who called to discuss the
proposed international electric con
gress of 1915. He will return east
shortly and will proceed later to Eu
rope, with authority from President
Moore to invite the foreign electric so
cieties to participate in the congress.
Among the foreign societies to which
invitations will be extended are the
British Association for the Advance
ment of Science, the Institution of
Electric Engineers, the Society of
Chemical Industry, Verband Deutscner
Ingenieure. Assoclazione Elettrotec
nica Italiana. Soclete dcs Ingenieurs
An address relating to the exposition
will be delivered tomorrow evening by
Charles A. Vogelsang before the Sun
set Improvement club. Upper Sunset
club, Central Improvement association
and Parkside Improvement association
in the Laguna Honda school building.
Seventh avenue and Judah street.
At a meeting last night in Sequoia
Club hall, 1726 Washington street, the
Pennsylvania Society of California
unanimously adopted a resolution in
troduced by Vogelsang authorizing a
special petition to be sent to the Penn
sylvania authorities asking that the
famous "liberty bell" be sent to this
city for the exposition.
SEVERAL GOOD HAULS
MADE BY BURGLARS
Hotel and Apartment Prowlers
Are in Evidence
Ross B. Adams of Santa Rosa, stop
ping at the Argonaut hotel, had an ex
perience with a burglar early yesterday
morning. Adams was awakened by the
prowler and saw the intruder take his
trousers. As Adams made a motion to
get out of bed. the robber slammed
the door and disappeared. The trousers
contained $30 in gold and a watch.
Four armed Chinese bandits held up
K. Imamura. a Japanese, of 520 Grant
avenue, at Washington street and Ross
alley, early yesterday and robbed him
of $4 and a cheap watch.
■William Hatfelder of 7 Tremont
avenue reported td j the police that while
on hie way frrirh Sacramento to this
city he was robbed of a watch and $30.
Porch climbers Entered the apart
ment of Mrs. Rose Rosenthal, Majestic
hotel, Sutter and Gough streets, early
yesterday and stole a gold mesh purse
worth $100 and $2 In coin. The bur
glars also visited the adjoining apart
ment of T. «H. Thormer and stole jew
elry worth $500.
POLAND IS SILENT;
MAY PLEAD GUILTY
Harvester Trust Embezzler Is
Likely to Waive Trial
"Wallace J. Poland, cashier of the lo
cal branch of the International Har
vester company, who was arrested Mon
day following his sensational confes
sion that he had embezzled $84,0Q0 and
invested In a string of moving picture
shows, will appear before Police Judge
Weller this morning on a charge of
Poland is held In custody in default
of $50,000 bonds or $25,000 cash, fixed
by Weller. Poland refused to dis
cuss his plight yesterday and was vis
ited by his wife and several relatives.
Attorney Henry M. Owens, who has
been engaged to defend young Poland,
said yesterday that he would not issue
a statement for his client until later.
He stated, however, that he would ask
for a continuance when the case was
called today and decide at the second
calling whether or not he will enter
a plea of guilty.
LECTURE ON NAPOLEONIC
PERIOD DUE TOMORROW
The third lecture of the course of uni
versity extension lectures on "The Na
poleonic Period In Europe." by Prof. H.
Morse Stephens, under the auspices of
the Mechanics' Institute, will be deliv
ered tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock in
Golden Gate Commandery hall, 2135 Sut
ter street. The subject will be "The
Peace of the Consulate; Internal Gov
ernment," and will be followed Novem
ber 21 with a lecture on "Establish
ment of the Empire, 1804."
CITY HAS POWER
TO FORCE RATES
Charter Gives Municipality Right
to Regulate the Charges of
San Francisco's power to regulate
the rates charged by public service
corporations is a weapon which should
be used to force the United Railroads
to make extensions of its system and
come to satisfactory terms with the
city, according to the advice given the
supervisors yesterday by Dr. Delos F.
Wilcox, the eastern expert on corpora
tion franchises who addressed the
board at a special meeting on pend
ing charter amendments.
Doctor Wilcox, who spoke after
Bion J. Arnold had expressed his
views in a written report, said that
San Francisco was most fortunate In
having the right to regulate rates.
"You must have extensions," he
said. "Tn possessing the power of
rate regulation you have a weapon to
induce the railway company to do cer
tain things. The corporation controls
the core of the city—the most valu
able franchises. Business done there
should be made to support the , exten
sions, which the city needs and which
the company does not care about
making because of the slight profit."
Bion J. Arnold read a report sug
gesting sections to be Incorporated in
the charter amendments which will be
submitted to the voters. December 10,
for the regulation and control of pub
lic utility franchises. He said that
the city, through the high riding habit
of streetcar patrons, Is an exceedingly
profitable traction field and that a high
standard of service was therefore pos
sible. The three important objects of
regulation by amendment, he said, are
adequate service; the protection of ac
tual investment, whether municipal or
corporate; and the highest rate of
wages consistent with the limitations
of the five cent fare.
On the suggestion of Supervisor
Vogelsang the board decided to refer
the drafting of the amendments to Dr.
Wilcox, Arnold and E. A. Walcott,
president of the special committee on
the amendments. Wilcox will work
out his plan alone and will then con
fer with the others. The board de
cided to meet again tonight and to
morrow morning as the amendments
must be rushed through to get on the
Mayor Rolph and the supervisors
were requested in a communication re
ceived yesterday from the Oceanside
Improvement club to arrange for the
incorporation of two additional parcels
of land In the proposed purchase of
100 acres from the Sutro heirs. The
strips of property which the improve
ment club suggests would greatly im
prove the Great highway, are on the
east side of the boulevard between
Lincoln way and Irving street and be
tween Irving and Judah streets.
SCHEDULE TOO EARLY
FOR OCEAN SHORE FOLK
Commuters Ask Change in Train
One hundred and thirty-six residents!
along the line of the Ocean Shore rail
road petitioned the state railroad com
mission yesterday to order the com
pany to put on an extra train for the
accommodation of those having busi
ness in Ran Francisco.
They complain that the schedule the
railroad proposes to inaugurate Novem
ber 10 provides for insufficient service
and business men living between Sari
Francisco and Halfmoon Bay would be
compelled to arise before sunrise in or
der to reach this city in the morning
for work to take a train that would
land them here at 7:40 o'clock
They ask that the schedule be ar
ranged for arrival at 8:40.
added to other discomforts, shopping is
a sore trial ,to nerves, temper and health.
FOR CONVENIENCE SAKE
Shop by Bell Telephone
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EECEPTION FOB NEW PASTOR— Alenyla.
0T 5 —Rpt N. A. Bakfr, the new minlstor
of the Unitarian church, win he gueet of
honor at a reception by members of his con
gregation Thursday eTening. The reception
will be under the amploew of I'tilty circle.
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THERE WILL BE A FROST
ALL OVER THE COUNTRY A
East West, Northand South Wk
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ABRESTED FOX KEGLECTING HIB CHILD—
Charefd wftii nmiftfnK to provtilp for » miner
child. Rk-hard Collins was off the
steamer < olunibia mornlnff by ftv*
polirp. Thp warrant for his arrest was swor*
out in the police court sovoral months agf>.