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Births, Marriages, Deaths j
street. Oakland, thence to St. Mary's _*___*__j*i
where a reunion high mass will be celebrated
for the repose of her soul, commencing at 9:o0
r. m. Interment Mountain View cemetery.
6VLLIVAN -In this city. January 97, IM*.
William *_. demlv beloved husband of May
Sullivan, devoted father of Edmund Sullivan,
loving son of Terence and the late Allen Sul
livan, brother of Thomas. John ami May Sul
livan and Mrs. E. <*o_gin. and son in law of
John and Rose Garrlck, « native of San Fran
cisco. A member of fj. I". Aerie No. PI, F. •
o E.: Willopl Tribe No. 133. Imp. 0. R- M.',
Laundry Wagon Drivers* Union Hnd Phoenix
l.<Mijre Nr. :,?:;, Fraternal Brotherhood.
Friends and acquaint ances sre respectfully
invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (llmrs
day). January 30. at 9 a. m.. from his late
reildence, 1163 Sanchea street near Jersey,
thence to St. Paul's church, where ii requiem
high mass will be celebrated for the repose of
his soul, commencing nt 9:30 a. m. Interment
Holy (roan cemetery, by carriage.
lATNDUY WAGON DRIVER.-"" UNlON—Mem
ber, are requested to attend the funeral of our
late brother, W. E. Sullivan, at 9 o'clock
a. m., tomorrow iThursday). January 30. from
the family rC-Mence, 11*33 Sancbes street.
T. R. angove. President.
WARREN -In Victoria. P. IV. January _'*.. 1913.
Evelyn E. Warren, beloved wife of George I.
Warren, mother of Qeerg. Warren Jr.. and
daughter of WiUlnm B. and Eve Rowe and
sister of Mrs. Lvman Wentworth. Hazel G..
Frank W.. Harry M. and Bert G. Rowe. a na
tive of California, aged 23 years 4 months and
WILSON—In this city. January 27. 1913. Harry
Wilson, a native of Germany, aged 38 years.
A member of the Riggers' and Stevedores'
Friends and acquaintances are respectfully In
vited to attend the funeral today iWednes
'layi. at 1 o'clock p. m.. from tbe parlors of
McGinn Bros., ls_.". Eddy street. Interment
Mount Olivet cemetery.
WOOD-—ln this city. January 27, 1913. Nellie,
beloved wife of William H. Wood and mother
of James W. Pearson, adopted daughter of
Mrs. Johanna Wallace, a native of Boston,
Friends and sequaintances arc respectf-lly
fnvtted to attend the funeral today
" Wednesday i. January 29, 1913, at **S:*V> o'clock
s. m.. from the parlors of Barry & Scully, 927
Valencia street near Twenty-first, thence to
St. Peter's i liiirch, where a requiem h<g\\ mass
will be celebrated for the repose of ber soul.
• ommenrins at 9 o'clock a. m. Interment
Holy Cross cemetery.
CARD OF THANKS
BOREL—The family of the late Florentine Borel
desire to express their sincere and heartfelt
thanks to the many friends for the beautiful
floral offerings and many kind expressions of
sympathy extended during the sad hours of
tbeir late bereavement.
BROWN _ KENNEDY. FI-*>UAI. ARTISTS. ___
16th nr. Valencia—Colon store; funeral work a
specialty at lowest prices. Phone Market 5725.
D.ARBEE. FLORIST—Not the oldest nor the larg.
cat. but the VERY BKST IN TOWN. 1038
Hyde at. near Cal. PHONE FRANKLIN 208.
UNION FLORISTS, phone Market 3285. Funeral
work a specialty. :-!0l7 Ifitli st. near Mission.
I'aßk FLORAL. 14:,7 Haight st.; phone Park
33ft—Cut flowers, plants, etc. R. Grovee. Prop.
PARK 3«t—Artistic floral designs specialty. Cleis
A Jacobson. German florists. 942 Fillmore st.
J. J. O'CONNOR. 2756 .Mission St. bet. 2*": d and
2+th: te! Mission ."iHSS—Funeral Work specialty.
SHIBELEV-MANN CO:, the leading florists. 1203
Sutter. Franklin M. Frank Shibeley, Mgr.
HARBOR BILL PASSES;
CALIFORNIA ITEMS SAFE
House Measure Expected to
Go Undisturbed Through
■i* i . n
WASHINGTON. Jan. :s.--With the
appropriations for California improve
ment intact, the rivers and harbors!
bill, carrying a total of $40,800,000.!
passed the house today. The California
Items will not be disturbed in the sen
ate and will be agreed to in confer
ence, so that the bill as passed may be
regarded as final. California appropri
ations carried in the bill are as fol
Improving Humboldt harbor and bay
and for maintenance Of improvement
of channel in front of Eureka. $20,000.
Lo« Angeles harbor, completing im
provement to r,O foot channel by dredg
ing. $101,000: completing: improvement
of the east and west basins, $20,000.
<">akland harbor, containing improve
ment and for maintenance. $275,000;
improving harbor at San Diego, im
provement of San Pablo bay for main
tenance of channel, through Pinole
Improving Mokelumne river. for
maintenance, rfl.efO; improving Peta
luma creek and Napa river, for main
tenance. $18,000.; improving- Redwood
creek, for maintenance, $3,000; im
proving Sacramento and Feather riv
ers, continuing improvement and for
maintenance, including improvement
above Sacramento to Red Bluff. $40,000;
improving San Joaquin river, for
maintenance, including Fremont chan
nel. MrLeod lake, Stockton and Mor
mon channels and the completed works
-for the rectification of Stockton and
Mormon channels. $26,.'>00: completing
improvement of San Joaquin river,
SlsP.fi32; improving Suisun channel,
completing improvement and for main
GETS YEAR IN JAIL
Mrs. .1. 8. Wood Convicted of Stealing
Motor float Knglne* From
*4 aneouver Man
VAKCOUVCIt, B. C. Jan. 28.—Stand
ing erect in fashionable attire and!
smiling pleasantly at the court, Mrs.
.lames B. Wood, yachtswoman of Seat- j
tie, found guilty a fortnight ago of!
having been an accomplice in stealing
two motor boat engines from Charles
R. Gordon of Vancouver, received sen
tence from Judge Mclnnes today. She
was sent to jail for a year.
Her husband contracted to build a
boat for Gordon. It was built in Hong
kong and brought to Seattle. I n >, n
unfinished state it was later steered
into Vancouver. Gordon obtained an
order of the civil court against Wood,
but allowed the latter one month to
finish the contract.
Instead of doing this the boat was
taken to Seattle, where it was held by
8 steamship company which had a
claim against it for freight from China.
MOROS RUSH CAVALRY
Four Private* of American Force
Wounded, Native Scouts Killed
tSpf" ;*1 Dippaicli to The Call)
MANILA .lan. :*s.— Dispatches from
Colonel Swift of tho Eighth cavalry, at
the city of Jolo, received at 6 p. m. to
A large force of Moros. armed with
bolos, rushed Troops E and G of the
Eighth cavalry and the Twenty-seventh
oompany of native constabulary at 4
a. m. on Monday.
Private Underwood was wounded dan
gerously. Privates Keliocft, Traeey and
Young severely. Other native s< outs
and constabulary were killed or
BLAST HURLS HOT METAL
Score of Workmen Hurt When Cleve
land Furnace Blow* I p
ri.RVEUND, Jan. 28.—.Seven em
ployes of the Upson Nut company were
injured seriously and a dozen others
received cuts and bruises from flying
glass and debris today when the molt
en metal casting furnace was spilled
on the damp floor and exploded. The
plant was partly wrecked. Clouds of
steam and flying molten metal caused
the injuries to the seven workmen, all
of whom will recover. ,^__
HORN IS WILLING
TO BE SCAPEGOAT
Richmond Pastor Says He
Will Prove Neither He Nor
Brother Is Bigamist
Preacher Gives More of Life
History, but Is Vague
Declaring that lie would be a scape
goat for his brother's sins and would
vindicate the entire family of bigamy
charges, Rev. Frank Horn, pastor of
the First Baptist church of Richmond,
yesterday related a few more Incidents
of his life history.
He and his much talked of but still
invisible twin brother were brought up
in Colon, a small town in Jowa, he
said, the location of which he could
only faintly describe. He could not
remember the name of the county. The
town is not listed in the postal guide.
"T will be my brother's keeper," Is
the statement he Issued through the
bars of the Contra Costa county jail
in Martinez. "I shall submit to the
bigamy charges which should really
be aimed at him, and I expect to prove
that neither Is guilty. I have no fear
of the result."
MOTHER AND SISTKR ARRIVE
Thus the man who is accused by
Mrs. Eva Mac de Tovrea of San Fran
cisco of having married her when he
had another wife living, replied to in
quiries about his plans for defense.
His mother, Mrs. Eva Mclntyre, who
arrived in Martinez Monday with her
daughter, Martha Mclntyre, from Port
land. Ore., went to Richmond late that
evening, in company with Mrs. Pellen
Church, with whom Horn boarded.
Mrs. Church denied that Mrs. Mc
lntyre or her daughter were staying
wiih her, and said she did not know
where they were. Attorney A. J.
Clark of Richmond virtually admitted
that the Mclntyres were staying in
Richmond. He said he had filed in
court a demand that the suit for big
amy be dismissed, since five days had
elapsed without arrangements being
made for trial.
"'The last time I saw my twin brother
was several months ago in San Fran
cisco," said Horn. "I believe he is in
Mexico and may not have seen a news
paper for months or have heard that
anything had happened to me. We
were never intimate, and so when he
did not come over to Richmond to see
me the day after I saw him in San
Francisco as he had promised to do,
I was not surprised.
MOTHER IDENTIFIES HER SON
"When we were boys in Colon we
look so much alike that the teacher
was often deceived. I have seen him
but seldom of recent years. When I
was east last year r went around to
visit the town but it was almost de
Horn insisted that his brother could
be identified by means of scars on his
left cheek made when he was 12 years
old. Horn's mother identified him as
her son Frank by a scar on the back
of his head, which both agreed was
the result of a kick by a horse.
CITY TO MAINTAIN TEAMS
Supervisors Plan to Reduce Present
Expenses of $300,000 Each Year
Chairman Murdorek of the supervi
sors* efficiency committee was author
ized yesterday to take up with Presi
dent Judell of the board of works the
proposition of the city owning its own
teams and thus cut down the expense
for work now hired at a cost of $300,
--000 a year. Another plan will also be
discussed of continuing the hiring sys
tem under an arrangement for com
petitive bids instead of on a patronage
basis. Director E. R. Zion of the effi
ciency bureau was requested to inves
tigate the problem of rearranging
matters so that all municipal employes
can enjoy one day's rest in seven, as
suggested by Supervisor A. J. Gal
H. V. Burke Discovers How
to Save Twenty Cents on
Trip From Woodland
Careful as the railroads are to ar
range their rates so that they will not
lose on a through haul by reason of a
combination of intermediate rates, an
occasional loophole is found.
James O'Gara, district freight and
passenger agent of the Southern Pacific
at Sacramento, has just been advieed
that H. V. Burke of Woodland has dis
covered how to reach San Francisco
from Woodland over the company's
lines for 20 cents less than the pub
lished rate of $2.«0.
Burke discovered that the rate from
Woodland to West Berkeley was $2.30
and the rate from West Berkeley to
San Francisco 10 cents.
* * #
Charles Chisholm, commercial agent
of the Southern Pacific at Santa Bar
bara, was in this city yesterday on
George B. Haynes, assistant general
passenger agent of the Chicago, Mil
waukee and St. Paul, has gone to Los
Angeles for a few days before return
ing to Chicago. This is his first trip
to California In 10 years.
* * *
R. B. Miller, traffic manager of the
Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navi
gation company, who has been looking
over conditions in this state, returned
yesterday from a trip through south
ern California. He will make a short
stay here before going back to Port
Eugene Boyd, soliciting freight agent
of the Southern Pacific at Sacramento,
passed through this city yesterday en
route to Los Angeles with his bride.
James Edgar Davenport, who has
been division passenger agent of the
Louisville and Nashville railroad in St.
Louis since 1901. has been appointed
assistant general passenger agent at
St. Louis of the Missouri Pacific-Iron
Mountain, effective February 1.
Mr. Davenport is one of the best
known passenger men in the country.
He is a native uf Salem, 111., where
he began his career as a telegraph op
erator for the old Ohio and Mississippi
railroad, now known as the Baltimore
and Ohio Southwestern. Later he was
agent for that company at Lebanon,
111. Then he went to St. Louis as city
passenger and ticket agent for the
Cotton Belt. Next he was made dis
trict passenger agent for the Clover
Leaf, which position he resigned to
accept one as traveling passenger
agent for the Choctaw line at Cincin
nati. He resigned to become division
passenger agent of the Louisville and
Nashville ut St. Louis.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29. 1913.
REV. FRANK HORN, WHO
FACES BIGAMY CHARGE
CRACK RACERS TO
Trenton Factory Engages a
Strong Team for 1913
LEON J. PINKSON
Rene J. Marx, manager of the Sim
plex-Mercer Pacific coast agency, re
ceived information from the Mercer
factory at Trenton, N. J., that the com
pany had decided to continue a factor
in the automobile racing game, and
that for the coming season its team
would be made up of Ralph de Palma,
Caleb Bragg and Spencer E. Wishart.
During the 191- season the Mercer
cars captured more races than any
other make of car that competed and
established its right to the title or the
champion small car of the world. This
year it will defend its laurels by one
of the most formidable racing teams
In the game.
De Palma, Bragg and Wishart have
all distinguished themselves in the
biggest automobile racing events that
have been pulled off ln America and
they expect to figure prominently in
this season's winnings as the speed
and endurance qualities displayed by
the Mercer in last year's events make
them regard the car as the peer of the
smaller type of racing machines built
by either American or foreign manu
According to Mr. Marx ths first big
race in which the new Mercer team
three racing cars for these drivers
at the Trenton plant. De Palma and
* * *
Eastern Auto Men Visit City—W. J
Bowman, distributer of the Overland
and National cars in Minneapolis, ac
companied by his brother, Frank Bow
man, was a visitor at the headquarters
of J. W. Leavitt & Co.. the coast Over
land distributers. Bowman is one of
the pioneer overland distributers in
the country, and lias a splendid busi
ness in his territory. He has made
several visits to San Francisco in re
cent years and is warm in his praise
of the rapid strides the city is making
in rebuilding. The Bowmans drove to
Los Angeles from Minneapolis in a Na
tional touring car. but will return east
by train, as they are anxious to be on
hand for the opening of the Chicago
* * *
Prntber Off for Sacramento —Phil T.
Prather, northern California manager
of Don Tree's Cadillac organization, left
last evening for Sacramento to issue a
few orders regarding the opening of
the new Don Lee branch ln the capital
city. The new "Cadillac quarters will
be a two story building covering a lot
80 by 160 feet. Up to date service and
parts departments will be installed as
well as attractive display rooms and
offices. On his return to the city Pra
ther will arrange to visit every Cad
illac agent in his territory.
* * #
Goodnla to Visit Shorr — Harvey
Goodwin of the Dillon-Goodwin com
pany, distributers of the Moon line in
northern California, will leave tomor
row morning for the Chicago rfhow.
Goodwin will spend a few days at the
exhibit and will then go to the Moon
factory at St. Louis in an effort to
hasten shipments of the new types to
Cole Official Here—J. R. Moler. dis
trict sales manager for the Cole Motor
Car company for all of tbe western
portion of the United Stat#s and Can
ada, is in this city on one of *gis pil
grimages about his huge territory, and
is overflowing with enthusiasm as to
the business outlook for the season.
Already he has personally looked over
the field throughout the northwest, vis
iting Toronto. Buffalo, Montreal, Win
nipeg, Minneapolis. St. Paul, Van
couver, . Seattle, Portland. Spokane.
Butte and Denver in turn. He also will
visit Omaha, El Paso and Los Angeles
Before he calls his trip finished, and
will spend two weeks in this vicinity
because of th© unusually good outlook
for business about San Francisco.
* * #
Hupp for Deatiftt —8. G. Chapman re
ported yesterday the delivery of a "32"
Hupmobile touring car to Dr. Edwin
H. Mauk, a prominent dentist of this
city. The dealer says the Hupp has be
come exceptionally popular with men
who are confined to their offices and
need relaxation and fresh air in the
hours they can spare from business. '
* # #
Neiv Ilnvoilnr Representative—B. F.
Tyler has been appointed a member of
the sales staff of the Tndian on Refin
ing company, manufacturers of Havo-
Hne oil. Tyler will spend most of his
time visiting the local automobile deal
ers taking the place of Percy Innes,
who will in the future devote his en
ergies out in the country.
EIGHT RAGGGERS GUILTY
Woodland Students, Convicted, Threaten
to Recall Control Committee
(.Special Dispatch to The Cnll)
WOODLAND, Jan. 28.—Eight students
have been tried and found guilty of rag
dancing by the executive committee of
the student body of the Woodland high
'school. Six more are summoned to
appear before the committee tomorrow.
In each instance the student who
ragged will have to stay In after school
for three weeks. Student body control
went into effect n few days ago.- A re
call of the executive committee will be
ABOUT TO RETURN
Commander of Department
of California Expected at
Presidio in Few Days
Class in Practical Seacoast
Engineering Organized -
at Fort Scott
Brigadier General "Walter Schuyler,
commander of the department of Cali
fornia, who has been in Washington, D.
C, since the first of the year, is ex
pected to return to San Francisco about
the end of the week. During his ab
sence Colonel John P. Wisser, coast ar
tillery corps, commanding at Fort Win
field Scott, has had charge of the de
Lieutenant Colonel Gustave W, S.
Stevens, coast artillery corps, has been
ordered relieved from command of the
artillery district of the Columbia and
the post of Fort Stevens, Oregon, and
will report to the commanding officer,
artillery district of Charleston, for
* # *
Lieutenant Colonel Oscar I. Straub,
coast artillery corps, has been relieved
from command of Fort Baker on the
Marin shore and will go to Fort Ste
vens to command the post and the
artillery district of the Columbia. Ma
jor Thomas B. Lamoreux, coast artil
lery corps, will assume command of
Fort Baker on the departure of Colonel
* # *
Lieutenant Colonel James M. Arra
smlth, Sixth infantry, has been de
tailed as a member.of the army retiring
board in this city, vice Colonel Wil
liam A. Nichols, general staff, relieved.
* * *
Major W. ©, Davis, coast artillery
corps, who has been recently detailed
as commanding: officer of Fort Hose
crans. San Diego, will leave for the
south in about a week. He will be
succeeded as provisional regimental
commander and assistant battle com
mander by Major Arthur W. Cflase,
coast artillery corps, who will also re
tain command of the Seventh fire com
# * *
Major Alonzo Gray, assistant to the
Inspector general of the western
division, has been admitted as a pa
tient to the Letterman hospital.
Major James Canby, quartermaster
corps, has been ordered. In addition to
his other duties, to assume charge un
der the instructions of the chief of the
quartermaster corps, of construction
work at Vancouver barracks, Wash
The provisional regiment of the coast
artillery at Fort Winfleld Scott will be
reviewed by Colonel John P. Wlsser,
coast artillery corps, commanding that
post, on Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock.
A class ln practical sea coast engi
neering is being conducted among the
officers of the coast artillery at Fort
Scott, as a part of the regular garri
son school course.
Registered at army headquarters
were: Major C. W. Farber, Eighth
cavalry, on leave of absence; Captain
R. F. Moselly, Philippine scouts, Cor
regidor Island, Philippine Islands; Lieu
tenant Ira Longanecker, Second infan
try. Fort Shatter, Hawaii territory, on
two months' leave of absence.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28.—First Lieutenant
Luther Kelker, Second caralry, will report to
Lieutenant Colonel Jacob F. Kreps. Infantry. Fort
Raynnl. New Mexico, tot examination by the re
Captain (ieorge P. Freeman Jr., Second in
fantry, is detailed for serrlce ln the quartermas
ter's corps, rice Captain E. H. Cooke, quarter
master's corpa, rellered and assigned to .Second
DAMAGE TO CRUISER
INCURRED IN HAWAII
California's Smash in Side
Not Serious, Unofficial,
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
MARE ISLAND. Jan. 27.—That the
damage to the cruiser California is not
so serious as first reported, and that
whatever It may turn out to be it was
not suffered anywhere on the Pacific
coast, but In Hawaiian waters nearly
a year and a half ago. Is the result
of an unofficial inquiry today.
Captain Alexander Haistead is ab
solved from responsibility in the mat
ter of the damaged plate, or plates, and
the dents are supposed to have been
made-when Captain Charles H. Harlow,
retired, was in charge of the ship.
A former member of the California's
crew, who worked in the fireroom, is
reported to have said that while the
vessel was at Pearl harbor more than
a year ago she leaked slightly. It
was thought at the time that some
of the rivets of her double bottom had
sweated or that a plate had buckled.
The leak was reported at the time
to Admiral Southerland, who is now
in command of the Pacific squadron. A
naval board of inquiry made a report
to the department at Washington.
A dispatch from San Diego quotes
Admiral Southerland as saying that the
damage to the ship was known to the
department for a long time.
Admiral W. H. H. Southerland, com
mander of the Pacific fleet, on board
his flagship, the Colorado, at Ban Diego,
this morning characterized reports ef
the extent of the damage as "gross
"In the time that the department has
known of the dent," said Admiral
Southerland, "the cruiser has been
thoroughly examined and pronounced
capable of extensive cruises, and she
has made them. The injury to the
hull is by no means such as to cause
It has been surmised, according to
navy officers, that either at Honolulu
or Mare island the hull of the criuser
was subjected to strong. steady
pressure by some vessel that came
alongside, and that the dent, which
Admiral Southerland says is not 100
feet long, was the result. An investi
gation is not expected.
The accident to the cruiser occurred
before Admiral Southerland became
commander of the Pacific fleet, but just
how or when no one, it is stated, seems
to know. Captain Harlow may be
summoned to Mare island to testify.
Burglars Rob Salo«_ —Burglars broke
Into the saloon of Herman Goldman,
1698 Fillmore street, early yesterday
and stole two boxes of cigars and $25.
HEAD PLEADS TOR
Philosophy of Craft Organi
zations Opposed to So
cialist and I. W. W.
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
NEW YORK, Jan. 28.—The first ses
sion of tho thirteenth annual meet
ing of the National Civic federation
convened today at tho Hotel Astor,
and it was one of the most important
and interesting meetings ever held by
President Seth Low made his an
nual report during the morning hour,
in which he exhaustively discussed the
labor situation in this country. The
chairmen of departments, including
August Belmont; John Hays Hammond,
Alton B. Parker, Emerson McMillan
and William R. Wilcox made addresses.
President Low said ln part:
LABOR DIFFERS IN OPINION
"I venture to think that to the aver
age farmer and even to the average
business man. and, perhaps, even to
the average newspaper writer, the
American Federation of Labor, the so
cialist party and the Industrial Work
ers *©f the World are substantially
identical. They are looked upon in
common as frequent disturbers of the
peace and as most regrettable inter
rupters of the even course of Ameri
"It will probably ,be a surprise to,
any one In this state of mind to be
told that each of these organizations
holds a radically different philosophy
on labor questions, and that they also
differ in the ends at which they aim.
"The aim of the American Federation
of Labor is constructive. It recognizes
that the private ownership of prop
erty is an evolution that has marked
the progress of civilization from the
beginning of time. It, therefore, does
not quarrel with the present industrial
system because the Instruments of pro
duction are in private hands; but it
alms constantly to improve the con
dition of the workers under the exist
FEDERATION IS CONSISTENT
"The philosophy of the American
Federation of Labor is entirely con
sistent with the present organization
of industry the world over, on the basis
of private ownership.
"The socialist party frankly seeks to
overthrow the present organization of
industry in private hands and to sub
stitute for the private ownership of
the agencies of production and distri
bution, ownership and operation by
"The socialist party, as such, seeks tp
accomplish the overthrow of the exist
ing order, peaceably, If possible, and
by political methods, but none the less
It seeks to bring about revolution.
SOCIALIST PARTY DESTRUCTIVE
"As distinguished from the Ameri
can Federation of Labor, therefore, I
call the socialist party a destructive
party, and not a constructive party.
"The Industrial Workers of the
World have an aim which is different
from the aim both of the socialists and
the American Federation of Labor and
because their aim is different, the meth
ods which they advocate are different.
"The philosophy of the Industrial
Workers of the World is that the
agencies of production and distribution
do not belong to those who now own
them or to the state, but that, of right,
they belong to the workingmen, who,
they claim, are the creators of all
wealth. This being so, they believe
that the workers should seize them
themselves and operate the agencies of
production, and distribution. To this
end they believe in direct action, as
distinguished from political action.
APWS OF INDUSTRIAL WORKERS
"They propose to organize the work
men, if they can, not by trades, but. as
they say. by industries. This industrial
union, as they call it. would be a union
comprising all the employes of a given
establishment, so that, in case of a
strike, the entire establishment could
be tied up.
"They favor strikes, not for the pur
pose of improving the condition of the
workingman, but for the purpose of
breaking down the wage system.
"They believe that workmen should
deliberately attempt to make produc
tion and distribution through private
agencies impossible. Accordingly, they
favor 'sabotage,' and any other means
which may be available to make pri
vate Industry impossible under existing
PHILOSOPHY IS DESTRUCTIVE
"The philosophy of the Industrial
Workers of the World is destructive
like the philosophy of the socialists'
because, before they commence con
structive work, they must first of all
destroy what Is, which is exactly what
they wish to do.
"But their aim differs from the aim
of the socialists in this important re
spect, that the socialists wißh to sub
stitute state ownership for rfrivate
ownership, while the Industrial Work
ers of the World wish to substitute
ownership by workingmen for owner
ship by capitalists. Against these two
destructive programs the American
Federation of Labor and the great rail
way brotherhoods so far stand like &
"The methods of the Industrial
Workers of the World are frankly rev
olutionary, as their act Is revolution
ary, and when this is understood it is
easy to understand also the measures
which they support.
"Industrial unionism, therefore is
full of danger, both for the workmen
and for their employers, if the aim is
to advance the welfare of both through
"If. on the other hand, the desire is
to make industry impossible, under
modern conditions, industrial unionism
may or may not prove to be well adapt
ed for the purpose. Both workmen and
their employers should clearly under
stand what is involved in this new
GREAT BODIES NONSOCIALISTIC
"So far in America, the great body
of the American Federation of Labor
and of the great railway brotherhoods
are distinctly nonsociallstic.
•The unceasing effort of the social
ists in America, and of the Industrial
Workers of the World, is to change all
this. If the employers of America wish
to strengthen the forces in the labor
world that are not seeking a revolu
tion, they can do so by working with
the trade unionists to bring about con
stantly improving conditions for their
"The socialists and the Industrial
Workers of the World are preaching
everywhere a class struggle and pro
claiming from the housetops that the
workman and his employer have no in
terests whatever ln common. j
"All honor to the American working
men who, in the face of such persua
sion and denunciation, decline to ac
cept the doctrine of a class Struggle,
as if the citizenship of the Unite-
States either is or should be broken up
Speaking of the pending trouble
between the locomotive firemen and
the eastern railroads. Mr. Low said:
"In the pending controversy between
Deliberations of Congress
With National Law Makers
WASHINGTON. Jan. 28.—-The
day in congress:
Went Into executive session to
consider nominations. Adjourned
at Bs2l p. m. until noon tomor
RcNunte-d debate on rivers nnd
National Monetary commis
sion's plan of currency reform
opposed by farmer* before cur
Woolen tariff bearing con
cluded before ways and mean*
Commerce committee urged by
state railroad commissioners to
pusb Kenyon bill for uniform
"Shipping trust" Investigating
committee heard testimony on
the "Baltic pool."
Passed rivers and harbors ap
propriation bill carrying $40,-
Representative Jones of Vir
ginia denounced American ad
ministration ln Philippines.
Chairman Pnjo of "money
trust" Investigating: committee
began preparation of his report.
Representative Rothermael cho
sen member of appropriations
Adjourned at 5 p. m. until noon
the railroads and the firemen both
sides are willing to arbitrate all their
differences, but the firemen demand
that the arbitration shall be carried
on as contemplated by the Erdman act,
so that witnesses may be sworn and
perjury punished, if it shall tafce place;
while the railroads stand for an ar
bitration, such as was held by the
agreement with the engineers.
FIREMEN ARE RIGHT
"In this controversy I think the fire
men are entirely right in demanding
arbitration under the Erdman act. I
think the American people are not
only willing that railroad employes
should be paid good wages; I think
the people are desirous that such
wages should be paid.
"I also believe that the people are
entirely willing that higher freight
rates and higher passenger rates
should be allowed by the interstate
commerce commission, if necessary, to
allow good wages to be paid to rail
"The trouble is that, up to this time,
the railroads have not been able to
convince either the Interstate com
merce commission or the public
that they are not able to pay
such wages without the Increase
in freight rates and passenger rates.
When the railroads can make that
demonstration I expect to see higher
freight rates and higher passenger
"I commented a year ago upon the
McNamara trials and convictions. It
is not necessary to repeat what I said
then. This year more than forty men
connected with the International
Bridge and Structural Iron Workers
have been tried and convicted in the
United States court for a conspiracy
involving the illegal transportation of
dynamite, which dynamite was said to
have been used in connection with the
long series of explosions that startled
the country when the crime of the
McNamaras became known. As presi
dent of the National Civic federation
I want to say that the illegal use of
dynamite, or any resort to violence
on the part of either of a labor union,
of labor leaders or of labor men, must
be unsparingly condemned by every
"No body of men in the country is
so much interested in denouncing these
methods as the organized trades unions
of the country, for these methods were
a betrayal of all that the American
Federation of Labor stands for."
A MBW PROFESSION
Welfare work, the new profession,
was exploited by William R. Wilcox,
head of the welfare department of the
organization. The report told what
had been accomplished by the federa
tion ln improving the condition of
workers in department stores, factories
The report of the committee on re
form ln legal procedure presented by
Alton B. Parker, urged the federation'
to oppose a joint congressional resolu
tion providing for determination by
popular vote of the question whether
an unconstitutional act should stand
as law when the United States su
preme court declared it unconstitu
The committee favored a senate bill
making it a misdemeanor for senators,
representatives or delegates to receive
compensation or to act as counsel ln
matters where the United States might
• Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor, pre
sided at a session devoted to the dis
cussion of pensions for government
NEW YORK, Jan. 28.—Objection to
arbitration 'under the Erdman act is
set forth in a statement tonight
through Ellsha Lee, chairman of the
managers' committee, by the 54 eastern
railroads, whose firemen are taking a
strike vote, because of a split over
methods of arbitration of the firemen's
wage and other demands.
The act was drafted, the roads de
clare, to "settle labor disputes on sin
gle railroads, not on all the railroads
of a large territory." The firemen in
sist upon Erdman law methods to set
tle the dispute.
"The objection to the Erdman act."
says the statement, "Is apparent from
a statement of what the* act plans,
namely, that arbitration shall be by a
committee, one appointed by each side
and a third by the other two, or else
by Judge Knapp and Commissioner
Neill. The whole decision is in the
hands of one man. It is too much
power for one man to have.
"The neutral members of a wage ar
bitration affecting railroads represent
the public. It Is the interests of the
public, along with their employers and
their own, that the railroads are en-
Meavoring to protect. They maintain
that the engineers' arbitration board
was right in saying: 'The most funda
mental defect of the Erdman act is
that the interests of the public are not
guarded by it.'"
MAN FOUND IN CANYON
f BERKELEY. Jan. 28.—The body of
an unidentified man, of middle age.
poorly clad, was found today by J. K.
Halstead. a rancher, ln Wildcat canyon'
The remains were brought to the
Berkeley morgue. No identification
was had although several persons saw
the corpse. No name or money was
found in the clothes.
Funeral Service for Congressman
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2S— Funeral
services for Congressman Sylvester C.
Smith of the eighth California district,
who died here Sunday, were held this
afternoon, and tonight the body was
taken to Bakersfield for interment.
Services will be held in Bakersfield
upon the arrival from Washington of
Mrs. E. S. Larsen Jr., daughter of Mr.
MANY ARE SEEKING
Only Two Offices in Labor
Council Will Be Uncon
tested; Election Friday
Carpenters and Joiners Vote
Donation for the Gar
<*■ _ --Br ««»fc_ Never before have
jW^l!^uwo>^CT—» there been so many
anxious to serve on
ths executive committee of the San
FYanclsco Labor council. There are 37
candidates. The election is next Fri
The candidates are:
Minnie Andrews. James T. Bailey, H.
Brand, Thomas Black, Ros H. Baker.
Don Cameron, W. G. Desep+e, T. Dris
coll, M. E. Decker, James Fisher, F. J.
Frlsble, Joseph Gallagher, M. R. Grun
hof, D. P. Haggerty, N. F. Ingram, J. J.
Matheson, Rose My ears. J. W. Mullen,
E. B. Morton, H. J. Mitchell. John P.
McLaughlin. F. C. Macdonald, M. J.
McGuire, M. J. Noonan, John I. Nolan.
Carrie Parmer, Thomas Shaughnessey.
Charles A. Shuttleworth, Selig Schul
berg, S. W. Sullivan, D. K. Thompson.
W. R. Towne, P. Vaughn. James Wil
son, Mrs. I* C. Walden and Jack Zam
The only offices for which there will
not be any contest are financial secre
tary-treasurer and sergeant at arms.
J. J. McTiernan was nominated for the
first and Patrick O'Brien for the sec
ond. Both are incumbents.
Paul Scharrenberg, representing the
State Federation of Labor; C. H. Mc-
Conaughy, legislative agent of the San
Francisco Labor council; Theodore
Johnson, assistant legislative agent for
the same body; Joseph P. Ryan, eighth
International vice president of the In
ternational Association of Boiler Mak
ers and Iron Ship Builders; J. Grab
felder, president of the Sacramento
lodge of Boiler Makers and Ship Build
ers; J. G. Taylor, business agent of
lodge No. 33 of the Machinists; A. B.
Lewis and J. J. Breslin held a confer
ence In legislative agents' headquar
ters ln Sacramento a few nights ago to
discuss the proposed immigration bill,
the boiler inspection and license bill,
the eight hour bill for dredgermen and
a bill to appoint a deputy labor com
missioner for tho Sacramento district.
It was decided to make certain recom
mendations to the committees that have
these bills under consideration.
S. W. Sullivan, delegate from local
No. 483 of the United Brotherhood of
Carpenters and Joiners to the recent
session of the State Building Trade
council at Los Angeles, presented a
lengthy report of the doings of that
body at the meeting of the local last
The local gave $10 to the garment
workers on strike ln New York, $30 to
members out of employment, received
two members from other locals on de
posit of transfer cards and obligated
Last Monday night local No. 41 of
the Bar Tenders' union made a dona
tion of $10 to a member ln distress,
paid $54 to members on the sicklist,
received six new applications for mem
bership and obligated six elected can
didates whose applications had been
presented at a previous meeting.
The local received a progress report
on the picnic that is to be given during
the early part of April.
Officers of the local Building Trades
council aire still looking for bondsmen
who will qualify in a sum sufficient to
meet the deficiency named by the fed
eral authorities at Indianapolis. They
expect to have sufficient sureties to
present to the United States district
attorney for his approval within the
next three or four days.
J. J. Breslin, one of the most promi
nent labor leaders of Sacramento, has
been unanimously Indorsed by ths Fed
erated Trades council of that city for
the office of United States land receiver
and registrar for the Sacramento dis
trict, and the secretary of the council
was directed to convey its wishes to
United States Senators George C. Per
kins and John D. Works.
Painters' union No. 19 last Monday
night empowered Its president to name
a committee to obtain a hall and make
arrangements for the next anniversary
ball and present a report at the next
The first meeting in February will be
a special one for discussion of proposed
amendments to the bylaws.
The Woman's Union Label *Le_,g_« of
San Jose has installed its officers for
the current term as follows: Mrs. J. C*
Flnegan, president; Miss Alice For
sythe, vice president; Mrs. W. O. Miller,
secretary; _Mrs. F. Volkers, treasurer;
Mrs. W. Bowman, marshal, and Mrs.
B. P. Ward, guardian.
* ** *
The Allied Printing Trades council
of this city at its last meeting granted
the label to two more print shops that
had been running as independent.
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