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VOL. XXXII, NO. 102.
Members of the Society for Prevention
of Cruelty to Animal* De
nounce the Attorneys.
"Guilty— of Involuntary ninnslaugh
ter" was tho verdict returned, shortly
before 10 o'clock last night by the
Jury in the superior court before
whom C. M. Carpenter, nn officer con
nected with tho Society for the Pre
vention of Cruelty to Animals, has
been on trial for several days past,
charged with the murder of Christian
David Frey at a cocking main held on
May 1 last.
The argument of cx-Gojyernor Gnge
In behalf of the prosecution consisted
In. the main' part of a bitter attack on
those affiliated with the humane .or*
K»< nl7.nl lon. ■\:;* : W\ ■''$''
j The officials of the society gave. vent
to their feelings yesterday and a con
certed action on the part of that' body
is likely to result. ■""
Chief Humane Officer Zlmmer said
last night:
"Gage's attack upon the society was
unjustifiable and unwarrantable, and
•was made, I believe, with a vicious
Ex-Governor Henry T. Gage, em
ployed by the prosecution as special
counsel in the case, made the final ad
dress to the jury in behalf of the
prosecution. The court room was
crowded and a large number of per
sons were unable to gain admission.
Attacks Society
j The prosecutor spoke for a period of
over five hours, during which time he
delivered a bitter attack on the - So
ciety for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals, in the presence of scores of
men and women who are enrolled as
members of the association.
Attorney Gage replied briefly to the
attack made upon the district attor
ney's qfCJce , by Attorney Brown o ( n
"Monday, and he also. explained his po
sition In relation to the issues involved
in .the case.
.''The feature of yesterday's proceed
ings, howeVer, was the sensational at-,
tack made by Gage on the society, the I
officials of which he openly declared
to be "grafters."
He bitterly arraigned Attorney Rog
ers for the statement he made in con
nection with his (Gage's) veto of the
humane law, which Rogers on the
previous day had refused, to read to
the Jury, saying: i
"I will leave that for you to read,: I
■would be ashamed to."
The attorney openly declared that
thel fines collected by the society in
the; prosecution of its cases were di
vided as spoils among the officials.
"They have no dread whatever of
my, eloquence, but they fear the tre
mendous eloquence of the testimony,"
thundered Gage as he paced up and
down before the jury.
: "You will find no spirit of malignity
actuating me," declared Gage; "for no
consideration on this earth I would I
contend for a verdict of guilty where
the man is innocent."
Defends Donnell
In defense of the deputy district at
torney, who was bitterly arraigned by
the attorneys for the defendant, Gage
delivered a eulogy on the character of
Major Donnell.
,','Thls district attorney whom they
have assailed and branded as unworthy
of your confidence risked his life upon
the battlefield in the safeguard of the
constitution," said Gage.
"Why do they blackguard him?"
thundered the attorney.
Ex-Governor Gage, at the outset of
his argument/ told of the life of George
Washington and read extracts of
Henry Lee's eulogy upon him.
'He then told the Jury that George
Washington was an adept cock
fighter in the wilds of old Virginia.
He then made a point and asked the
Jury if George "Washington was such
a criminal because he enjoyed a cock
Not only throughout the trial, but
also in all thfi arguments so far, tMre
has been almost us much said about
the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals and its powers and
responsibilities as about the killing of
Frey by -the defendant, and to one not
conversant with the facts in the case
It would appear that the society was
on trial. <
Irt referring • to the distribution of
fines/which the attorney charged ts
being the method in vogue. Attorney
Gage said:
"That- comes very near bi'ir.g a
In speaking yesterday, Attorney
Rogers said:
"It Is not a question whether Frey
is dead or Carpenter fa guilty; It is
a question , whether the society lias a
) Ight to exist." f
The address delivered by ex-Governor
Gage created a BiOSatlon amon* those
connected with the society.
In reply to the charge made against
. v * Coat *ttw ed °» »'«»« *i2sv \j
Feared That If the Japanese Position
Along Shakhe River Is Attacked
It Will Mean Disaster to .
By Associated FremO
TOKIO, Jnn. 10.— Information which
has redohed certain reliable quarters
here states, that the Russian generals
In Manchuria lire losing confidence In
General Kuropatkln and that the Rus
sian situation around Mukden Is a se
rious one. It Is feared thnt It Kuro
patkin Rttncks^the Japanese positions
along tho Shakhe river ho will court
disaster and that his further retreat
will mean the demoralization of his
army. " '
;,-: This information goes on to say that
there Is constant bickering at Russian
Manchurlan headquarters and that the
soldiers are discontented, their dissatis
faction beginning with the series of
retreats after the battle of; Tellssu
(Vafangow) and the'Vlthdrawal from
Llao Yang when it was believed it was
possible to hold that place. The climax
came with the Russian defeat at the
battle of the Shakhe river, following
Kuropatkln's strongly worded order
directing the forward movement, dated
October 2. This defeat brought a storm
of criticism on the commander in chief
and resulted in discord among the offi
cers. Long Inaction, the information
alleges, is undermining the morale of
the Russian army, and It is pointed out
that recent skirmishes and outpost
brushes indicate that the Russian sol
diers are becoming disheartened, as
they do not show their former fighting
spirit or qualities. ■ •
The siege guns to be sent to Man
churia from Port Arthur will probably
be placed in advance positions, for the
purpose of enabling the Japanese to
ehell far,. into the Russian lines.
Turkey Preparing to Stiffen in Mace.
■ donian Reform Attitude
I By Associated Press.
LONDON, Jan. 11.— Discussing the
effect of the fall of Port Arthur on
the near eastern situation, the Con
stantinople correspondent of the
Times says that belief in Russia's
invincibility has received a severe
shock, the result of which among tht^
Balkan states 1b rather exaggerated
by fears of Russian encroachments in
Macedonia. These nervous apprehen
sions tend to increase Servian efforts
at a raprochement with Bulgaria.
The effects produced in Constanti
nople, the correspondent says, are like
ly to be more serious. Turkey is quick
to appreciate the significance of events
in the far east and is likely to stiffen
in her attitude toward the reforming
powers in 'Macedonia. Already there
are indications that Turkey is prepar
ing severe repressive, measures to fore
stall the apprehended rising in the
spring, but, there is reason to fear that
these measures may hasten rather than
avert the outbreak.
Order Is Conferred on Gens. Stoessel
and Nogi for Bravery
By Associated ,I'ress.
BERLIN/ Jan. 10.— Emperor William
has conferred on Gen. Stoessel and Gen.
Nogl the Order of Bour le Merite in
recognition of the bravery of them
selves and their troops at Port Arthur.
His majesty has asked the Russian
and Japanese emperors to authorize
Gen. Stoessel. and Gen. Nogl to ac
cept the decorations.
Skrydloff Leaves for St. Petersburg
By Associated Press.
VLADIVOSTOK, Jan. B.— Admiral
Skrydloff and his staff left today for
St. Petersburg. The admiral was given
an enthusiastic send-oft by. the garri
son, sailors and officers of the munici
pality. Addressing his men, Admiral
Skrydloff said there were likely to be
Important developments soon In the
region of Vladivostok, and he hoped
that In case the town should be called
upon to Btand a siege the. garrison
would emulate the devotion and hero
ism of Port Arthur. The men respond
ed with cheers.
Japs Watch for Czar's Fleet
By AwncfaWd press.
POItT LOUIS, Island of Mauritius,
Jan. 10.— It^ls rumored here that a
Japanese squadron Is at Diego Oarcla,
Chagos Islands. The Russian admiral
was informed January 2 that Japanese
warships were proceeding to meet the
Russian squadron and the vigilance of
the latter was redoubled.
Japs Killed by Mine
By Associated rii>»i.
LONDON, Jan. 11.— The correspond
ent at Port Arthur of the Dally Mail
says that on January 8 twenty Jap
anese were killed by the explosion of :t
contact •mlwe ln»ldo of one at the XorK
Unknown Person Leaves an Explosive
Near Pedestal, but Effort to Wreck
It Fails— Guard Is.
By Associated ..Ptcm._ i 1' >^ — ■
" WASHINGTON, JanTlOl— A" sensation
was caused in. this city today by the]
discovery of, what\appeared to be,n
definite and serious attempt to blow up
or deface the statue o£ Frederick the
Great given to the United States by
Emperor William of fiermany ' and
erected in the arsenal grounds near the
Army college on the Potomac river
water front in the southern part of the
It was believed at first that a crank
had made a real effort at destruction
of the statue, but after a careful inves
tigation the police officials say the
material used was* incapable of pro
ducing damage. All the evidence so
far secured, the police announced to
night, tends to show that the attempt
ed effort to injure the statue was puny
and amateurish to a degree. It Is re
garded as an attempt to work up a
Detectives learned that a negro hack
man named Arthur .' Carter took the
man thought to have perpetrated the
affair from the Pennsylvania depot to
the statue. Apparently he had just
arrived in the city. His baggage con
sisted of a small and •tforn dress suit
case. The man told the haekman to
drive slowly to the barracks grounds.
When the : statue was .reached the
stranger alighted, ran up the steps
leading to the westerly terrace of the
War' college esplanade and dlsap,
appeared behind the pedestal of the
statue. " /
A minute later he ran back to the cab
and the haekman noticed that ' ttie
stranger's grip which he carried t}v»*
missing. The stranger jumped Into
the cab and ordered the haekman to
drive out of the grounds as quickly as
possible. Soon after leaving the
grounds the stranger Jumped out, paid
the haekman and disappeared toward
the river front.
Post Baker Kelger, at the barracks,
3aw the cab drive up and the ' man
jump out and run toward the statute
with a Batchel under his arm, from
which smoke'was issuing, but he couUl
not see 'what became of the man. '■ ■
The man had hung the suit case by
a wire hook to the Iron fence surround
ing the stutue. A few minutes later
a negro discovered It and dislodged It
from the fence with a piece of scant
ling. Ab It fell to the ground It •ex
ploded. Asido from throwing a few
splotches of mud upon the' steps of the
pedestal no harm was done. '. ; '*r
One effect of the explosion was the
hurried building of a' small watch box
beside the statue where a watchman
will be stationed all the time here
after. .
Boy Killed by Train
liy Atsoclat«d Prtss.
SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 10.— William
Taylor, aged 16 years, Jumped from a
freight train 'Ht Twenty-fifth and
Uarilett streets last night and received
Injuries from which he' died > today.
Hla father, who was the. engineer 'of
the train, did not know of the accident
until he reached Ban Jose. " ,
Decides to Accept tho President's Of.
fer, but Will First Complete the
Term for Which He Was '
Elected to Senate ' :■
By Associated Press. -
I ": T\^SHlKGTON,l^rair^lo.-Senatcr
I Coikrell of Missouri has decided -to
' accept s the position on the, interstate ,'
commerce commission offered him some |
time ago by President ' Roosevelt.' He 1
will succeed Commissioner. Youmansl
of lowa. Senator Cockrell expects to
complete the term for which he was
elected to the senate, which expires on
March 4 next, before assuming his new
Understanding that Senator Cockrell
desired to complete 'his present term
in <the senate, the president entertained
the idea that Commissioner Youmans
,Would continue as a. member of» the
commission until his successor would
qualify, but lawyers in congress, are
inclined to the opinion that unl&r the
act creating the commission the mem
bers are for a definite period and that
they do not hold office until their suc
cessors assume their duties.
The legal question has been referred,
it is understood, to Attorney General
Moody, by whose opinion the president
will be guided. .If it should be de
cided that Commissioner .Youmans is
now out of office, It is the president's
intentioln to reappolnt him for a term
which will expire about the 4th of
March. v- S"\ :
Many Charges Filed Against Swayne
by Committee of the' House
»;• Associated Pnn. '
WASHINGTON, Jan. JO.— The select
committee of the house appointed to.
draft articles of impeachment against
Federal Judge Swayne today completed
US work by the preparation of twelve
articles of impeachment.
The charges embrace obtaining
money by false pretenses, using the
property of a bankrupt corporation In
the hands lof a receiver appointed by
himself and without making compens
ation to the company; for disobeying
the ' law requiring him to live In his
district; for "unlawfully and malicious
ly" fining and Imprisoning E. T. Davis
and Simpson Belden, attorneys-at-law,
for alleged contempt of the; . circuit
court of the United States; for."un
lawfully committing to prison" W. C.
O'Nell on the charge that he had com
mitted contempt of the district court
of the United States.
The articles of Impeachment accuse
Judge Swayne of presenting a false
claim of $230 against the government;
of obtaining money under false pre
tenses by collecting $10 a day for ex
penses when they were less; 6t appro
priating to his own use a private car of
a railroad then* in the hands of a re
ceiver appointed by him, 'in which he
made many journeys, including one to
California; that he did not acquire a
residence lit his district, as required
by law; that he made malicious and
unlawful decisions in contempt : cases.
Representatives Llttlefluld and I'ur-.
l.ci, in dissenting from the report of
the committee, say the only valid arti
cles of impeachment are those based
upon excessive . expense : accounts, i
Price for Milk Has Been Cut to Sur£
, an Extent That Dairymen Are
Unable to Make a ''
, Living
Special to The ' Herald. ''•':''■
/JOHNSTOWN, N. V., Jan: 10.-*-The
' farming ' region along the upper . Mo
1 hawk valley is suffering the • fate oj
j New England. S The farms - are given
up entirely to dairy 'purposes.' The
prices now given by the _,New j York
City ; Milk companies have ] been cut
to such an extent that the farmers can
get' no -profits 'from their output.
The prices for farm suppljes have in
creased 25 per ■ cent in | the past six
months. At Poland many j farms are
being deserted. There has been a re
duction .of 50 per cent in the value of
farm lands there in the past four
months. *•
The same conditions prevail in at
least forty townships hereabouts and
there is contemplated , a migration to
California of many prominent farm
Secret Service Man of $an Francisco
i Captures One of Pair, but
, Man Escapes .
By AtHoclated Press."
STOCKTON, Cal., Jam 10.— For some
time" United States ; Secret' Service
Agent Foster ;of San .Francisco has
been watching two suspected counter
feiters, a man and • a woman, in this
city. • The two Rave their' names as
Mr. and Mrs.' James Russell. ,
Yesterday afternoon ' about 3:30
o'clock the woman was arrested. Tho
man, however, had flown, going, to San
Francisco yesterday morning.'
The woman was taken to San Fran
cisco on the -Santa Fe' last 'night, -and
placed in' Jail there. Dies 1 and molds
and other .paraphernalia necessary .to
the production of queer' money, were
found. .The,, officers' 'state that they
have enough evidence to convict. '
Wife of Tobacconist Will Endeavor to
* Secure His Release
By Associated' Press.
, ..NEW YORK, Jan. 10.— Mrs. Alice
Webb Duke, whose_ marriage to Brodle
L. Duke was followed by, his incarcera
tion in' a sanitarium, intends to fight
the relatives of her husband, who. are
endeavoring to have the marriage an
nulled, and has retained ' counsel and
taken steps to procure his release upon
habeas corpus proceedings.
Customs Officials Find 950,000 Worth
on Which No Duty Was Paid
lly Associated I'reu.
CLEVELAND, 0., Jan. 10.— Officials
of the customs department have suc
ceeded in locating more, than $50,000
worth of diamonds and Jewels owned
by. Mrs. Cassle Chadwlck upon which
it is declared no duty was paid when
they were brought into this country
from Europe. Most of these valuables,
It Is stated, are | in* the hands |of per
sons In - this i city who ■ hold . them as
security for loans made to Mra. ohud
wlck. :
Minnie M. Segger, Arrested in . San
Francisco for Illegally Marrying
Los Angeles Man, Exposes
Alleged Outlaws .
By Associated Plena. s .~ ■■'■ - v
$S SAN tFßANClSCfOr~Tiirir"iq.—Min
nie Segger, who was arrested tonight
on complaint of B. F. ■ Baddeley, on
the charge of bigamy, made a state
ment to Captain of Detectives Bur
nett shortly after her Incarceration In
which' she I accused Baddeley of being
a member of a band of train robbers.
Baddeley, who formerly, lived with'
the .woman, accused her of having
married Harry Segger, a piano player
of Los Angeles, while she was yet the
legal wife Bobby Johnson, a pugilist
of this city.
The woman's story . is ; to ', the effect
that Baddeley, together with Joe Pal
mer, alias "Black Joe," a man known
as "Zip," and another who styled him
self "Pete," composed a gang who rob
bed trains in New) Mexico, Missouri,
Arkansas and Colorado. The gang op
erated in the Dummers and spent the
winters in California. All the robber
ies, she says, were committed on the
Denver & Rio Grande and the Iron
Mountain railroads.
Baddeley ■ denicn thl3. story, but Is
held- by the police on suspicion. He
admits having traveled under ■ many
aliases, but says ' he has always
worked as a carpenter. Detective
O'Keefe of the St. Louis police depart
ment has wired ■ Chief of Police'Witt
man to hold Baddeley.
Board Is of Opinion There Can Be No
Withdrawal of the Grave „•
' ';. . Charges
By Associated Press. , • , t . •
READING, Pa., Jan. 10.— Despite the
lack of. a quorum,' seven members of
the board of inquiry appointed to probe
the charges made against Bishop
Ethelbert Talbot, of the Central Pres
byterian djocese of the Episcopal
church by I. N. W. Irvine, the depose;)
priest, met In this city today and after
a three hours' conference adjourned to
meet • here on Friday. .
The members of the committee In
formally considered the case in many
of Its, phases, and after Its adjourn
ment It was . the consensus of opinion
that the cuse must be settlor to save
the. good name of the church; as weil
as Injustice to the accused prelate.
The members of the board were of
the opinion that there can be no with
drawal of the grave charges and the
case ought to b^sett led once for all.
First Message Received Over Western
Union and Salt Lake Lino
Dy Aiioclated Free*. >'
SALT LAKE, Jun. 10.— The Joint
wires of the San Pedro, Los Angeles'
and Salt Lake railroad and Western
Union were connected today.
. The first message from the general
offices at Los Angeles to the general
offices at Salt Lake was received here
at 8 p. m.
Not Alarmed by Turn'
of "Organization"
Fisk Men Will Oppose
Ruef's Plans
Real Strength of Boss
Will Be Tested
Surprising Strength Polled by r Flint
Causes Many to Regard Hla
Election as Assured, but ,
Fight Is Not Over
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 10.— Sep. !
arate caucuses were held tonight'
by the Bard, Knight and Flint!
forces. At the former it was de.
cided to stand by Senator Bard for'
one more vote, and the latter are
said to have agreed to remain'ln
the fight to the last. |
By a Staff Correspondent
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 10.— With . the •
surprising strength polled by Frank. P."
Flint on the -first ballot today .and
subsequent developments tonight,
which seem flattering to his candidacy,'
Indications would seem to point strong
ly to his election as senator when:the
legislators vote again on the 'question *■
tomorrow. Notwithstanding that Flint '
Is far in the lead, .the other aspirants;
are clinging to . their former ' positions I
and assert that they have a chance for ',
the toga yet. They argup that there is *
"many a slip twixt the cup -and the
lip" and base their claims on the hope ■
that n change will take place which
will not be pleasing to the' Fllntltes7"
It is conceded by many of the, legls"; ;
la tors opposing Flint that he will, bel
elected. His combination . with',.- Ab» :
Ruef, the Republican boss of San Fran- '
cisco,- and the "organization"' Is re
garded as the main cog wheel that will'
probably make him senator.
Ruef Holds ; Balance ; of ' Power /f
f. In his . own shrewd,, way Ruef - held
the different senatorial aspirant's 'at
bay until this morning. After a. confer
ence with his followers he announced
his intention of getting into the Flint
band waj-on. The news was, of course,
a ■ severe , blow to CJeorge - Knight ; ' and
Arthur. Fisk, the two northern candi
dates who still had some hope of (Win
ning Ruef's favor.
The, Bard people did not appear.!.to
feel alarmed over it, howevar,^ until the
vote was taken in the legislature and
it V aa seen now strong . Ruef really
was.' ':;';,;-;V
"If Frank Flint is elected United
(Continued on Page Two.)
Southern California: Cloudy/ on
Wednesday; fresh southwest winds.
Maximum temperature in Los Ani
geles yesterday, 62 degrees; mini,
mum, 47. .
■ I—Balloting1 — Balloting for senator. -
2 — Adams assumes office.
3— Tramps 3000 miles on wager.
4— Wife chased by irate husband.
s— Farmers busy since rainfall.
6 — Editorial.
7 — Banks elect directors. .
8-9 — Classified advertisements. ; '*
10— Sports.
11 — Markets.
12— Best display in state's history. ,
Seven survivors of Norwegian steamer !'
MttriK-Kiu, blown up by naphtha, reach New.
Banking and currency bill chief subject
of discussion by the house. -viyo^ff.GMtojmC
Senator Cockrell will succeed Yeomans on .
Interstate commerce commission. ,
President Itoosnvult will Insist on' early -.
extra tension of congress to consider tariff .'
Oeneral strike of coal miners Is threatened
in Germany.
Kui'o|mtkin's army demoralized and on
verge of revolt. ..■-.. .
President lteyvs declares himself dictator
of Colombia. J
coast .; ;
Aiva Adams Is Inauvuratod governor of
Colorado. *
Flint forces claim scn&torship. but real
strength will bo divulged today. - ""■awW'ara
Woman arrested In San I'iuurlsco on big
amy charge Informs police that her accuser
Is notorious train robber.
Wife and family of Mayor Harrison of Cht
cago arrive In Lion Angeles. .
Police start crusade against gamblln re-
Boris. „...-• «■..-.•
Thirteenth mutual poultry show opened laat .
night at Tempi* auditorium. ■■•■■
<". M. Carpenter found guilty o( voluntary'
Man tramps across country, trundling wheel
Kullowing the example set in many easier i
cltl«s, members of the Los Angeles police «U
|.ari muni are studying the Jill jitsu method cf I
wrestling. ■-„-■■. -.■•*.»>* >t*«ffV
Charles Murray, a bookkeeper for the Cud- ■
any Packing company, charged with the mm
dll of Charles Foss, a watchman. Is examined
In Justice Chambers' court.
Many applicunts from the country ask for.
i.uKiituux on the local police force, in answer;
to ■ a n-quest for husky men to > wear th«
uniform. ,'-"<»W"''>b>iii <■<■*>»«■— .
. Deputy Nunnally suspended by 'Assessor
l^ewis. -'-' lull"
i Tight rein policy for new police . toimiils
oiun. ■•-«>« '^^sv4fs*aS\SssssH*s*WsaSs|SJMS<H
Independent lilivk company may have con
tract annulled.
Frank Wiggins, secretary rhamber of cum
meru*. says . California's exhibit at world's
lair was admiration of all visitors. • .

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