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Humor That Czar Will
German Meet Reported
Off Kussian Coast
People In ■ Little Village on the Baltic
Form a Republic, Abolishing the
Rule of the Emperor and
the Deity
lly Associated Press.
ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 3, via Eydt
kuhnen, Dec. 4.— lt Is reported from
Cronstadt that a German squadron has
been sighted in the Baltic sea near the
Russian coast. Rumor attributes the
appearance of the squadron as prepara
tory to the flight of the Russian im
perial family.
Agrarian and antl-Jewlsh outbreaks
nre reported to have occurred in tho
governments of Chernlgoff, Terek,
Kursk and Kazan.
Newo which has a curloua parallel In
the French revolution comes from ~
little village on the borders of the Bal
tic, where the people have organized
the "Republic of Novargansk." They
have Issued a manifesto abolishing thu
rule, not only of the emperor, but of
the Deity, which has been read in the
churches and the popular assembly
The navy department has declared
that alleged contracts for the repatria
tion of prisoners at Vladivostok to
which the forged signatures of Vice Ad
miral Birlleff, minister ot marine, is at
tached, are being sold to foreign ship
ping firms, Including the Messtgerles
Martime Steamship company of France.
France. '-.'..:. ...
Sailors of Imperial Guard Reported to
Be in Revolt
By Associated Press.
■ LONDON, Dec. 6. — The correspondent
at St. Petersburg of the Times says:
■■"Three regiments at Riga have re
fused to perform police duties.
"The emperor has received in aud
ience Father John of Cronstadt.
-. "Count Alvensleben (former German
ambassador at St. Petersburg) has
brought an autograph letter from Em
peror William to Emperor Nicholas. -
"The sailors of the Imperial guard
have mutinied."
Socialists May Appeal to the People to
Take Up Arms "
By Associated Press.
PARIS. Dec. s.— According to the St.
Petersburg correspondent of the Jour
nal serious difficulties have, arisen In
the ministry resulting in an acute
crisis. The Socialists, the correspond
ent says. have informed the govern
ment that if the postmen should be re
placed by soldiers an appeal would be
made* to the people to take up arms
against the government.
The St. Petersburg correspondent of
the Matin describes the sinister aspect
of the Russian capital. He says that
patrols are everywhere; that the doors
and windows of houses are closed;
that otores are barricaded and that
Cossacks are camolne in the streets
There is no news from other parts of
the empire, says the correspondent.
Western Union Helps
IBy Associated Press. . . '.< .
NEW YORK. Dec. 4.— Tho prompt
responses to the appeal of the commit
tee having charge of the fund for the
relief of the Buffering Jews in Russia
has been greatly aided by the courtesy
of the Western Union Telegraph com
■. pan'y " In giving free transmission of
messages. ... ■ ',
■ ' .
Pay Respect to Memory of Victims
in Russia
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK. Dec. 4.— One hundred
thousand Jews, each wearing a band
of creue on. the left arm, marched un
der a myriad of black banners through
the principal streets of the East Side
today accompanied by bands playing
dirges In memory of the Jews massa
cred ■In ' Russia. Hundreds of women
and children grouped In singing, and
bands were scattered throughout the
lond parade. A procession marched to
the Plaza in Union square, where it
resolved itself Into a mass meeting to
formulate resolutions.
• Brief, terse resolutions were read by
their leaders to the thousands of
paraders.^ The votine was done orally
with a srreat shout. In which the reso
iutlona were adopted unanimously. Af
ter outlining the Russian atrocities and
calling uuon the United States to in
terfere in behalf of the Jews, the reso
lutions continue:
"To our overwhelming shame, dis
appointment and sorrow, we realize
\ that eternal vigilance is the price of
\ the Jew's life, and we urge our people
to take ud arms against the assailants
and it need be to sell their lives most
dearly. We call Jews everywhere to
aid In the defense of the Jewish
Henry Blenklwlcz and Professor Koch
Selected by the Com.
By Associated Press.
STOCKHOLM, Dec. 4.— The Nobel
prize committee is understood to have
decided to award the prize for liteta-
Hire to Henry Slenklwlca and the prize
for medicine to Prof. Robert Koch.
Pat Crowe on Trial
OMAHA, Dec. 4.— Pat Crowe, the al
leged kidnaper of Eddie Cuduhy, was
today placed on trial on a charge of
shooting with intent to kill Patrolman
A. • L. Jackßon on the night of Sep
tember <i last. In ' case of failure to
convict Crowe on this charge he will
be. probably placed on trial in connec
tion with the kidnaping.
Los Angeles Herald.
PRICEI -K/W.-.h'" 1651 65 CENTS
Family Aroused After Being Partially
Suffocated by Smoke of
Incendiary Fire
Speclat to The Herald,
SAN BERNARDINO, D«c. 4.— Eleven
families are homeless, currency to the
value of $1500 destroyed nncl property
loss of $3000 Is the result of an Incend
iary fire which last night destroyed
Pnlo Verde family hotel on Bridge
street owned by Deputy Sheriff
Several occupant* were severely
burned while trying to save effects.
Jose Mnrtlnes! was the first to discover
the fire. He was awakened by the
dense smoke. The man at once arouned
the initiates of the house, Including his
own family nnd had much difficulty
In rescuing them as some were semi
One old man had to be restrained
from returning to the burning build-
Ing to save his money.
It Is supposed that the house was set
on fire by persons having a grudge
against Belarde.
Runs From $300 to $1000 Per Ton.
Discovery Is Made in Old Aban.
cloned Tunnel Just Across the
Mojave River
Special to Tho Herald.
cial Officer C. W. Roach of Barstow
has precipitated great excitement there
by discovering a rich gold ledge Just
across the Mojave river from that
town. The assays run from $300 to
$1000 per ton. The ledge Is four feet
across and is free milling.
Roach wns only recently nppolnleJ
to hla position at Barstow and sine;
locating there had been Imbued with
the idea that a knoll lying near the
cemetery contained gold-bearing min
eral. Yesterday he Instituted search
and stumbled upon an abandoned tun
nel and found it cross-cutting a rich
ledge. Not even the oldest Inhabitants
of Barstow recall when the tunnel was
dug. It is supposed to antedate Bar
stow even as a stage station. Tonight
a large batch of mining locations cov
ering the region were recorded here.
Evidence of More Frauds Committed
by tho Conspirators In
Oregon >\ , •. .
By Associated Press.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 4.— A special
dispatch to the Evening Telegram from
Sales states that State Land Agent
West has discovered evidence that state
land board ! deeds have been forged by
the land frauds conspirators. Should
West's suspicions prove correct an even
worse condition in the public land con
spiracy in this' state will" be "revealed.
It Is believed that state deeds have been
placed on record in every county in the
state. . ' V . .. '• . ';■ ■■--• ,-. ;„;
It will require a long period to ascer
tain the true extent of the latest phase
In tha frauds, as the only sure way of
tracing the supposed fraudulent deeds
is when the victims of the conspirators
offer to pay .taxes on the land. When
two or more persons offer to pay taxes
on the same piece of land the county
officials will be able to discover the
fraud, as was the case when two or
more claimants offered to pay the land
board for the same piece of land for
which they held- certificates of sale,
thus giving the first inkling to the state
authorities that a conspiracy of gigan
tic proportions had been perpetrated by
which It is possible the conspirators
may have secured many millions of dol
Mr. West believes that if the certifi
cates of sale could have been so cleverly
forged the conspirators may readily
have found a means of counterfeiting
state land deeds.
Thoroughbreds Realize a Total In
New York of
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Dec. 4.— At the sale to
day of thoroughbreds from J. B. Hng
gin's Rancho del Paso $53,675 was real
ized and the attendance was large. A
crowd of 1000 persons gathered in the
big ring, and while a number of the
mares sold for $100 the prices realized
were in the main satisfactory, and the
bidding at times was spirited.
H. T. Maynard and A. J. Joyner were
the largest buyers. Mr. Joyner, while
non-committal, was bidding, It wus
said, for E. R. Thomas. Mr. Joyner
secured eight of the most choicely bred
mares for a total of $16,600. H. T. Ox
iiiirrt was the biggest buyer as far an
number was concerned. He bid in
thirty-three mares for a total of $14,000.
Afrlc Queen, the dam of Africander,
went to A. J. Joyner for $5100, whllu
Arni'tte, the dam of Reliable and Edna
Jackson, realized the top price of the
sale, $6000, being knocked down to Syd
ney Paget. i
Joyner also secured Bellane, the dam
of St. Bellane, for $3800, and Braw Lass
for $2500.
George A. Wolf of Los Angeles Found
Dead at Bakers,
By Associated Press.
BAKERSFIELD, Dec. 4.— George A.
Wolf, an aged clergyman . from Los
Angeles, who was engaged in evangel
istio work, was found dead last night
on the sidewalk on Thirteenth street.
ilia death was probably due to heart
failure, but an Inquest will be held
this evening. ...
Mr. Wolf, who, with his wife arrived
In Los Angeles from the east a few
weeks ago, was visiting J. Henderson,
an evangelist. Yesterday Mrs. Wolf
stated that her husband complained
of pain In his heart. He left the house
to attend an evangelistic meeting in
the evening. „-..; \
< Later the body was found close to
the sidewalk by a Swede. The family
and the sheriff's office were notified
and the body was removed to the
morgue. It will be shipped to Lob An-
Kelts for burial.
Paying Cuban Soldiers' Claim*
By Associated Press.
HAVANA. Dec 4.— The payment of
the . last revolutionary soldiers' claim
began throughout the Island today.
Edward Gives Campbell. Bannerman
Task of Forming New Government.
Rosebery Will Be Com.
pletely Ignored
By Associated Press.
LONDON, Dec. 4.— The political crisis
In the United Kingdom reached a cli
max today, when Arthur J. Balfour, the
premjer, formally tendered the resig
nations of himself and the members of
his cabinet to King Edward, who ac
cepted them. His majesty has invited
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman to an
Interview tomorrow morning, when he
will offer him the task of forming a
new cabinet. Sir Henry will accept,
and within a few days, may bo few
hours, a new government will be
formed. A brief official announcement
was made tonight that the cabinet had
resigned, that the king had accepted
the resignations of Ills ministers, and
that Sir Henry Campboll-Bannerman
had been sent for.
It would now appear that the entira
program has been cut and dried for
Home time,' and it Is even probable that
the Liberal leader has already selected
his cabinet, though this, like every
thing else tin connection with British
officialdom, must be left to surmise.
It may be stated as certuln that Lord
Rosebery will ,be entirely Ignored in
the make up of the cabinet, and that
John Morley will be one of the chief
advisers of Sir Henry In drawing up
the list of his official family, which
will be presented to his majesty.
Mr. Morley Is considered likely to go
to the Indian office, and it is probable
that Herbert Henry Asqulth will be
chancellor of the exchequer. The for
eign affairs portfolio will go either to
Lord Elgin or Sir Edward Grey, though
the latter Is considered likely to be
made secretary for the colonies. ',':,'"
Privy Council Meeting Postponed
The meeting of the privy council,
which was set for tomorrow morning,
has been postponed. It Is understood
that the king will leave town tomor
row afternoon to be tho gueßt at Lord
Alllngton's house party at Crichel,
Wlmborne, but this 1s still indefinite.
A partial list of the honors usually
conferred on. the. retirement of a gov
ernment wag issued tonight. It includes
a peerage for Sir Thomas Sanderson,
the retiring under secretary of state
for foreign affairs, and a' number of
minor honors.' -It Is expected that the
honors to. be conferred pn prominent
members of . the i retiring government
jvJtt -,be fitunounend s-Hortly; ■<~ ; '--> ■.#«■**«
•uOne thing is ' certain— that Sir Henry
Campbell-Bannerman has explained his
attitude on home rule for Ireland .to
those j Liberal < leaders who are known
to be opposed to home rule on the lines
of the last bills Introduced in parlia
ment.. Slnoe his speech at Stirling,
which raised such a furore, Sir Henry
has not made any statement, but It is
confidently asserted In the Liberal
clubs that he is ready i with a policy
which will secure the adhesion of the
nationalists and at the same time avoid
raising the issue as one of the most
prominent planks In his platform.
There is an uncertainty as to when
the dissolution of parliament will be ef
fective, but it is not considered proba
ble until after the new year.
An Interesting feature of the political
situation Is the prospect of a closer al
liance between the Irish and the Labor
parties In the new parliament. James
Keir Hardle, the Socialist and inde
pendent member, in a political speech
tonight, frankly invited such an alli
ance. He pointed out that 45 labor
members, combined with 75 Irish mem
bers, would provide a voting strength
which no government, however strong,
could afford to ignore.
Charge Made That Mint Official
Bought a Half Interest in
a Drug Store
By Associated Press.
SEATTLE, Dec. 4.— George Edward
Adams, former cashier of the govern
ment aßsay office in. this city, who is
under arrest charged with big defalca
tions, Is now accused of having pur
chased with gold taken from the United
States a half Interest In a drug store at
Amsterdam, N. Y. His brother, Prank
Ii Adams, Is the owner of the other
half interest. Information to this ef
fect reached United States Attorney
Prye today. Mr. Prye says he will
take steps to attach the property.
The secret service officers ar* now
nuking a thorough Investigation In
New York and Boston, believing .that
Adams owned Interests there also. II
Is stated that other urrestß In this con
nection will come soon.
Lieutenant Charles Pendleton of Phil.
Ippines Constabulary Held on
Murder Charge
By Associated Frees.
CEBU, P. 1.. Dec. 1, via Manila, Dec.
4. — Lieut. Charles Pendleton of the con
stabulary while driving ordered four
native soldiers into his vehicle. A
native policeman stopped him and or
dered him to light the lamps on his
vehicle, when Pendleton shot him dead.
He then continued on his way, but re
turned later and obtained the body,
which he delivered to the police, claim-
Ing that he had found the man dead on
the road. The soldiers accompanying
him confirmed his story until today,
when they broke down. Pendleton had
been drinking. •
Pendleton'B family live at Atlanta,
Ga. He was formerly a sergeant In the
Reventy-flrst regiment of New York.
He has been held for murder. ,
Earthquake in San Francisco
by AuoelHled Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4.-Bhortly
before noon yesterday a short but severe
earthquake shock was felt in this city
and the towns across the bay. Accord-
Ing to the seismograph at the Chabot
observatory. Oakland, the shock lasted
Just three seconds, the movement being;
from northeast to southwest.
Cincinnati, Hamilton A Dayton and
the Pere Marquette Express In.
ability to Meet Obligations
By Amioclated Press.
CINCINNATI. .Dec. 4.— The Cincin
nati, Hamilton & Dflyton rallrond and
Pere Marquette rallrond were ordered
placpd In the hands of a receiver by
United Stales Circuit Judge Henry
Lurton tonight, and Judson Harmon,
former United States attorney general,
wns appointed receiver, giving bond for
ft total of $200,000. The appllentlon was
made by Attorney Lawrence Maxwell,
Jr., on behalf of Walter Horn of New
York, a creditor of both roads, and was
flgreefi to by the defendants, In answers
Admitting the principal charges of in-
In the main application for a receiver
for the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton
roart, which was first filed, It wan de
clared thnt Walter B. Horn, a resident
of New York, wrs a creditor to th'. 1
amount of Jf>2,988 for money loaned, now
clue and which the defendant has ad
mitted his Inability to pay. The de
fendant company was declared to have
heen solvent prior to July 7, 1904, on
which dnte It came under a different
controlling Interest, and assumed large
obligations, one of these being the pur
chase of 110,000 shares of Pere Mar-
quette, and the Toledo Railway and
Termlnnl company, Involving lnrge ob
ligations for terminals at Toledo, and.
thlrci, nn agreement to carry $3,600,000
bonds Issued l>y the Pere Marquetto to
cover Its purchase of the' Chicago, Cin
cinnati & Louisville railway. The ro
celvorshlp was naked to Include the
leasehold of the Pere Marquette.
Attorney Stevens nt once presented
the answer to the company, explaining
that It was sworn to by Vice President
Brownell of the Cincinnati, Hamilton &
Dayton railway, on the authority nf
the bonrd of directors. Insolvency Is
admitted, the statement of a deficit of
more than $6,000,000 with various suits
threatened being made In the answer.
Jurlpo Lurton was reluctant, he said,
to mnke tho appointment, but under
nil the circumstances he felt It wus for
the Interest of nil concerned, but he
said that while he would agree to a re
ceivership he wanted to say thnt .he
would not agree to the naming of any
railway man who might run the prop
erty In some special Interest, but would
prefer to appoint some one who was In
no way connected with railways or with
this proceeding. The suggestion of the
name of Judson Harmon was accepted
by attorneys for both plaintiff and de
fendant, nnd was approved by Judge
Lurton, who thereupon named him as
receiver, fixing the bond nt $100,000.
An ancillary application was then
made by Mr. Maxwell on behalf of Wal
ter B. Horn of New York, a creditor of
the Pere Mnrquette to the extent of
$345,368, for the nppointment of a re
ceiver nlso for that property, which
was alleged to be insolvent.
An answer similar to that filed In the
first and main procedure was presented
by Attorney Stevens, admitting insol
vency, and stating that the best in
terests of all creditors would be con
served by the action proposed. The
court thereupon ordered the placing of
the Pere Marquette. In so far as it wns
covered by the lenses of the Cincinnati,
Hamilton. & Dayton, in the hands of a
receiver, and named Judson "Harmon
for that position also in connection. with
this road. Hi« bond wa« fixed at $100,
000 in the case of the Pere Marquette.
The'deWee in'-bofh"" ca^tes'-S ka filed, Im'-*
mediately. Mr..:H,armon!ai; once qiirali
fleld, presenting "a surety bond whlTh
was approved.
- The history of the Cincinnati, Hamil
ton & Dayton railway has been full of
Incident, and at times somewhat sensa-
Monal. It has had many owners, among
them Brayton Ives, Senator Calvin
Brlce, . Eucene Zimmerman, .the Erie
railway and J. P. Morgan, who relieved
the Erie of the road a few days ago.
Several Persons Are Hurt In a Wreck
on the Santa Fe in
By Associated Press.
TOPEKA, Kas., Dec. 4.— The local
Atehison, Topeka & Santa Fe offices in
this city report the wreck of No. 9,
their fast California train, Sunday aft
ernoon at Timpass, Colo., about seven
teen miles south of La Junta. The train
was going about 'forty miles an hour.
For some unknown cause the engine,
the mall car, the baggage car, v «mok
ing oar, the tourist sleeper and a
standard sleeper loft the track. | Only
the mail car tipped over, the others
bumping along on the ties.
Two passengers wore seriously in
jured. Mrs. Couller, bound for Los An
geles; Cal., had her chest and shoulders
badly crushed. Mr. Axlerod had his
head badly bumped and one of hla
ankles broken. Two mail clerks, whose
names were unknown, received slight
injuries. The other passengers were
more or less jolted and shuken up, but
not seriously hurt.
Young Needles Man Who Was in
Jail Secures His Lib.
Special to Tho Herald.
lam Lueuing, thu Neudles youth who
was Jailed on the complaint of his
prospective step-father-in-law, has in
stituted habeas corpus proceedings to
secure his release from his one hundred
day Jull sentence. The caso will be
heard Friday. Meantime Luenlng is
out on bail, his we.tlthy relatives In
LaCrosae, Wls., having come to his re
The habeas c*urpus proceedings at
tack the legality of the complaint. The
hearing of the ease la likely to develop
some lively incidents as the step-father
of the young man's affianced has an
nounced his intention to light the case
to a finish.
Action Over Rancho El Pescadero,
Valued at $500,000, Is
Rv AMnrtatml ITesa
WASHINGTON. Dec. 4.-The supreme
court of the United States today sum
marily disposed of the case of John C.
Gore, Jr., and Hamilton Day Howard
vs. the United States; D.ivlil Jacks and
the Pacific improvement company, by
dismissing It for want of Jurisdiction.
This controversy wus over the owner
ship of the rancho HI Pt'Hcadero - in
Monterey county, California. Gore and
Howard claimed the property through
v Mexican grant given to Fublau Kar
rlto In 1840. while jacks makes his
claim through a patent Ihhubil by the
United States in 1868. The property
comprises about 4500 ucres on the sea
shore, and is valued at J500.000.
It has been In controversy for many
years, and Oore and Howard alleged
that Jacks' patent was secured through
a conspiracy.
Selects Him for Member of the Interstate
Commerce Commission
California Democrat Succeeds Former Governor
Fifer of Illinois— New Appointee Particu
larly Well Qualified ior Position
Special to The Herald. 111 1
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.-Senators ;
Perkins and Flint of California called
upon the president to dlscufis with him
the nppointment of a successor to
former Governor Flfer of Illinois on '.
the Interstate commerce commission. '
At the conclusion of the conference the
announcement was made that the pres
ident would appoint Franklin K. Lane
of Snn Frnnclaco to the vacancy [
created by Mr. Flfer's resignation,
which takes effect January 1 next.
The appointment of Mr. Lane will
be Rent to the senate tomorrow.
The decision of the president has'
been reached after a careful survey
of the situation and after many con
ferences with lending men In every
section of the country. Political con
dltlons seem to have had little weight
In his appointment. Mr. Lane Is well
qunllfled for the position. For many
years he has been a political power
In California. Moreover he Is a clear
header! lawyer on ■ well as a publicist '
and has given much thought to the ,
great constitutional questions which
will now come before him.
The president wns anxious to have
the west represented on. the e.ommis
rlon because much of the work will be
In handling questions which arise in
transcontinental transportation. Lane
in thoroughly familiar with every con
dition on this coast and can speak
with authority.
Never before in Its history has the
commission held such an p important
place In the government of the coun
try. The determined effort to force
railroad business into legitimate chan
nels with an equitable adjustment of
the rates will throw upon this com
mission many complicated duties. With
a weak personnel little could be ex
pected and the president seems to have
foreseen this possiblity In time to pre
vent it.
Mr. Lane, whose nomination will be
Declares Certain Persons Have Bene.
»^;-;fltod <3reatly From- Her Operations,
v but Declines to Give Their Names.
Removed on Verge of Collapse *'
By Ansndntod Press.
CLEVELAND. Dee. 4.— Mrs. Casßlc L.
Chadwick was taken Into the federal
bankruptcy court today upon her own
request for the purpose, she stated, of
completing her testimony us to some
of her financial dealings. Although she
recently stated that she could reveal
certain facts of importance, nothing of
that nature was brought out, and the
hearing ended with Mrs. Chadwick in a
condition bordering on collapse.
Mrs. Chadwick said that she would
make some further statements concern-
Ing her transactions, provided that cer
tain persons who have benefited greatly
through her dealings would first tell
what they knew. She mentioned Dr.
W. S. Kitchen, president of the State
Savings and | Trust company, of this
city, and J. A. Smith, un attorney and
one of the directors of the bank. At
torney Smith Immediately stated to the
court that the only dealings he had
with Mrs. Chadwick were about four
years ago whpn she borrowed $8500 from
the bank and some months later the
money was paid back through him. Re
quested to give additional names, Mrs.
Chawdlck became excited and almost
hysterical and said she did not wish to
give them in public, stating that she
did npt want to have anybody exposed.
She said that these persons had bene
fited to the extent. of hundreds of thou
sands of dollars by her, and the money
might be recovered for the benefit of
the creditors if suits were begun.
Pressed for the names she refused to
give them, and finally Bhowed evidences
of fainting and was assisted from the
court room.
Before being taken back to Jail she
said she would give the names to Trus
tee Nathan Loesser.ln private and he
could do what he thought best.
Woman Claiming to Be the Widow of
Former Senator Johnston
Brings Action
B.v Associated Plena.
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 4.— Papers in
what promises to be a stubbornly con
tested suit were. Hied today by Joseph
ine Hunt Goodwin-Johnston, who
claims to.be the widow of former Sen
ator Willlurn Johnston, a pioneer fruit
grower and former member of the legis
lature, who died at hta home in Rich
land, this county, on November 15.
Mrs. Goodwin-Johnston is a Christian
Scientist with a large following In this
Investigation develops the fact that
Mrs. Goodwin and Johnston were mar
ried at San Rafael September 13. John
ston left an estate valued at about
$100,000. ■ ■ ;.* •
Roosevelt Summons Dingley
By Associated Press.
LEWISTON, Me., Dec. 4.— lt was re
ported h're today that Frank L. Ding
ley, editor of the Lewlston Journal and
brother of the late Congressman Dins
ley, has been summoned to Washing
ton by President Roosevelt to confer
with him on mutters pertaining to the
tariff. Mr. Dingley left for Washington
yesterday. •
Hangs Himself In Barn
By Asnoclated Press.
SAN JOSK, Dec. 4.— Charles Haxter,
who for more than thirty years had re
sided In Evergreen, hanged himself In
his barn this morning. lie was 70 years
of ago and had for a long time been
sick and despondent. He liuh one son,
who was living with him.
Franklin K. Lane
sent to the senate tomorrow, is a Dem
ocrat and his appointment will change
the political complexion of the Inter
state commerce commission from Re
publican to Democratic. Former Gov
ernor Fifer of Illinois, whom Mr. Lane
will succeed on the commission, is a
Republican, as also are Commissioners
Knapp and. Prouty. Commissioners
Cockrell and Clements are Democrats.
While Mr. Lane alco has been a Demo
crat in politics, he was a supporter
of President Roosevelt in the last cam
paign. ...
In connection- with this nppointment
It is pointed out that in the event of
enactment of railroad rate legislation
by the present congress, the commis
slon very likely will be reorganized.
She Is Identified as Mrs. Sallie Berry
'■■ -.■> of Nbrtbport, Washington— Is Said
to Be High Strung, With an Un
governable Temper V
By Associated Prnsa
GIRARD, Kan.,' Dec. 4.— Mrs. Ina
Berry of Spokane, Wash., | who, while
a passenger from Spokane to Tulsa, 1.
T., became Insane last Saturday and
with a pistol drove the other occu
pants from the car, which was side
tracked here, is still in possession of
the car. She Is suffering from cold
and hunger, but refuses to surrender,
saying she will die |in the car.
She Is a Resident of the Town of
Northport, Washington
By AsnoclatPd Hress
SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 4.— A north
port, • Wash., special to the Spokes
man-Review says: Mrs. Sarah P. Ber
ry, the Insane woman who has been
holding a car in Kansas against offi
cers of the law, is v resident of this
place. She has a residence here, hav
ing come to Northport about four
years ngo. She was high strung,, with
nn ungovernable temper, usually car
ried a revolver and was considered
fearless and at times dangerous. She
recently procured a divorce from John
F. Berry of Lexington, Ky. ,
She earned a living here by dress
making and bore a good ■ reputation,
but Just prior to leaving her actions
were erratic.
Deferred Because of Failure to Get
Service on Rockefeller and
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Dec. 4.— Postponement
of the examination of John D. Rocke
feller, H. H. Rogers and other Stand
ard Oil men in the. matter of ousting
the Standard OH trust from Missouri,
has become necessary because of the
failure to get service on Mr. Rockefel
ler and others. . ,
The hearing was to have begun to
day before Frederick H. San born of this
city. ' Postponement has been taken
until January 4. ,
Mr. Rogers was recently served with
a subpoena, but It is said 'that service
is void and that he will have fo be
served again. ■ .
Among others for whom process serv
ers have been looking are Henry M.
Flagler, John D. Archbold, Wade
Hampton, James A. MofCett and Walter
Superior Judge Gives Santa Barbara
Man Right to Sue for Recon
By Associated Plena
rior Judge Taggrart of this county ren
dered a decision in the action of C. O.
Lamb against Attorney General ,Webb
granting a writ of mandamus to com
pel' the attorney general to grant
Lamb leave to sue In the name of the
people, congesting the election of Fran
cis M. Glags an supervisor of the third
district;, of ' Santa, Uiirbara county.
The election held In November, 1904,
was declared a tie.
In the second election aiasa was suc
cessful. .
Mr. Lamb immediately petitioned the
attorney general for leave .to content
the first election, but the petition was
denied by both Attorney General Webb
and Governor . Pardee.
Main News Section;
Pine Weather Greets
First Meeting
Cannon Is Again Elected
Speaker of House
Large Number of Bills Are Offered
by the Representatives— Senate *
Adjourns After a Brief
Special to The Herald. %
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.— The ftp- • •
polntment of Brig. Gen. Frank C. "
Preacott of Redlands to be registrar „
of the Los Angeles land office was a >
made today. . .
» Senators Perkins and Flint will ■*■ '
* recommend the appointment of Os- T.
* car Lawler of Los Angeles at I:
4 United States district attorney for I;
t the southern district to . succeed * ,
J District Attorney Valentine. „.-.; ,' T ,
By Associated Press. ■ ■ ..''■ .. ", ]'}.■; ■ >,
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.— The assem-'
bllng today of the members 'of ■ the
Fifty-ninth congress for their first ses-^
slon was marked by no unusual | lncl-^ :
dcntu, but it attracted to the capital"
crowds of spectators who took a. lively^ 1 .
Interest . in the proceedings^ The day'
was beautiful. The sun shone brightly
and the air was keen. Society was out'
in force and filled the reserved gal-r ;
lerles, while visitors unable to ; find ,
seats roamed - the - corridors to catch ' :
glimpses of public men.' . :.
In the senate the proceedings were
brief, but most of the spectators seemed
to find as much to' interest them ;in" ■
observing the senators who remained^/
on the floor after adjournment as they V
could have experienced had the ses
slon continued longer.
■ The house was in session for more,
than three hours, and while the pro- }
ceedings followed the program that had '•"■'■.
marked, the opening of congress "for, V,
many years, there was enough of inter- V
est to hold an, exceptionally large au- ; .
dience during the entire time. . , ; %.!
' One. notlcoable . feature was the ab-V
sence of flowers which heretofore have. '
been common in both ; chambers; OnV. :
opening . days , the ' display ] had been so I .
great that the. exhibition, alone 'would '",
have .'been.' sufficient" to. 'draw great' -
crowds, and the ,, absence of floral f.
tributes,., due to a resolution' adopted* \"
imrifediately bythe" senate" and -to "ah" 3 "
order of the speaker, robbed the occa- ;
Blon of much of its plcturesqueness. ;* *
During the session senators and . rep
resentatlves. visited, the galleries' and'
chatted with friends.
To Notify President
Senators Allison " and Morgan •■ were' ,
appointed by Vice President Fairbanks'
us a committee to ■ notify the president -
that congress was ready for any com- • I
munlcatlon he desired to make.- The'
senate was in session only twenty,
minutes. Senators Aldrlch ■of Rhode
Southern California: Fair Tues
day; light north wind. ; Maximum
temperature in Los Angeles yes
terday, 74 degrees; minimum, 49
I— Congress convenes.
2 — Railroad wins in rebate case."
3 — Light cast on Mutual Reserve.
A — Editorial.
s—City5 — City news.
7— Markets.
B—Coronado's8 — Coronado's guests tell of escape .
I—Woman1 — Woman wields big revolver.
2.3 — Classified advertisements. )
3.4.5 — Public advertising.
6 — Southern California news.
Rumors current that czar and family
are preparing to flee on German squad
ion. ■ . ■ .
Hal four nnd cabinet resign In body;
Campbell BaniK irman now premier.
Nobel prize awards go to Blcnklwics
and Koch.
F. K. Lane of California Appointed
by president member of interstate com
merce. ' ■'• ; ■
Fifty-ninth congress of the. United
Suites assembles in Washington.
Sensational development*! occur in
Inquiry into Mutual Reserve LiTe Insur
ance company.
COA3T ; : ,
Rick gold strike is made near Bar- 1
Evidence of more land frauds in Ore
gon U discovered.
Los Angeles. evanirelißt found dead on'
street In Bakersfleld. ' ;
Guests of Corcuado hotel tell of nai
iow escape from Ore. . t- ■. , :
Police unable to locata missing Nellie
Plnschower. ■ - * ■ . - , .• ■-„
Mr* Crandnll, charged with Insanity, 1
tells commission that Henry E. Hunt
ington married her many years ago. > .
.Tames D. Miller weeps on witness
stand as he tells of his wife's deser
Mrs. Mary Rues draws revolver on
officers who try to evict her but Is dis
armed and arrested by Deputy Sheriff
New supervisor John T. Brady. of Po
mona will attend next regular went ins.
of the l»o;uil.
Factious In Wllmingtuu Incorpora
tion tight will clash before supervisors'
today. i . . . t . , 4 . »'
Puente citizens aroused over attempt B
to-BQw barley In cemetery.
Runaway on Fifth street causes
panic Several persons have thrilling
escapes. - ...
Two women fight In offtoe after one
is called "a liar by the other. '■» ii»i*jS3
Voting machine proposition taken up .
by committee of the whole in the cliy
council. *'<&tftVߣfS&lß&ilS

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