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VOL. XXXIII, '* NO. 301
MYSTERIOUS IS
SHOOTING AFFAIR
PROMINENT SAN FRANCISCO
MAN INJURED
Attempted Murder and Suicide Occurs
In Automobile— Friends of the
Wounded Man Claim He
If Not Hurt
fSpfotal to the HeraH.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 27.— W. A.
Emerlck/ prominent In San Francisco
society, club and business circles, was
seriously Injured early today In what
is. described as an automobile accident
J>y those who are in a position to know.
He was removed to a hospital and
later taken to his home at 1245 O'Farrell
street.
His injuries are of a dangerous char
acter and may prove fatal. ; - .
. About the same j time that Emerlck
was hurt, a man ■ attempted to shoot a
woman and then committ suicide as the
two were being whirled down Fell
street In a large red touring car. This
affair took place shortly after 1:30
o'clock this morning, and it has been
shrouded In the greatest mystery. No
\ one will talk. !,
At 1:30 this morning; as a large car
was speeding down the boulevard at a
high rate of speed a pistol shot cracked
/out. • . '
Almost' at the same instant a wo
man's voice, quivering with the terror
of death, called: "Oh, my God, you have
- killed me. I shall die. ■ Take me to a
priest before I die."
Men Seen Struggling
i The extraordinary disturbance in the
quiet neighborhood attracted several
persons to the windows of , the . sur
rounding houses. Below them in the
light. of the street lamp, dimmed by the
fog they beheld two men struggling:.
One .wore the accouterments of a pro
fessional chauffeur. The other had in
his'hand a pistol, from the muzzle of
which the smoke still trailed as it was
jerked ..back and forth by the men.
Suddenly the men • staggered and then
assisted by the driver, returned to the
tonneau of the large red covered auto
mobile.^. By his side as ha fell Into the
eeat;| was the writhing, moaning wo
man.' ■, Within a few seconds the " car
was flying up the street, and all efforts
to. trace UJfalled.: •■:» > .;::..'::,'...-• ■• :',.-:■
W H. Frank,-, when seen at Emerlck's
• home tonight, said: "'" ' ;"; "' .' ■ .-• ;."■-••:
■:"Mr. Emerlck took the owl yesterday
- for Los Angeles. ;, There has been.no
accident t'.iat I know of, unless it oc
•curred there, and I have , not < heard
of it" :".: ■.:: : * ■'..'■..■. „ ; . - - .■- ■
-In addition to Frank's telegram to H.
C. Newhall of Los Angeles, which gives
another version of the affair, it was de
clared by others who -reside In the
house that ■it was generally . known
there that Emerick had been seriously
Injured tn the early hours of the morn
ing and had been removed to a hospital
almost immediately. • , .
~ , ■ Denies He Is Injured.
,It was Impossible to lcirn where he
was taken. AH inquiries were met with
positive denials that he had been shot.
. , Who : the woman In the case Is has
not been disclosed. • It Is possible that
the wound she received may be more
serious than was judged by those -who
saw her for a brief instant after the
affair, and It is I also possible that the
man who caused her injury may have
to face a serious charge. : ■
One resident of the house at 1245
O'Farrell street late tonight declared
that Emerlck . had been seriously in
jured by having his head crushed
under an automobile which overturned,
and the same person energetically, de
nied that the victim was In any way
connected with the affair at Central
avenue and Fell street;.
HEARS OF MISHAP UP- NORTH
W. A. Emerick, Relative of H. C. New.
hall of Los Angeles, Hurt In Auto
„ *H. C.' Newhall. a- well known wood
enware salesman whose headquarters
are In Los Angeles and San Francisco,
received a long distance telephone mes
sage yesterday from San Francisco say
ing that his brother-in-law, W. A. Em
erlck, had been Injured in an automo
bile accident, but no details were Riven.
He was asked to go north at once, j
•» The message reached Mr. Newhall
too late to catch the 6 o'clock owl north
but he will board a train this morning.
; Mr.' Emerlck is secretary of a manu
facturing c6mpany In San Francisco,
lives at 1245 O'Farrell street and is
well known. '.'
• Mr. .Newhall has his local offices In
the Trust building as coast representa
tive of the Samuel Cupples Woodenware
company of St. Louts. :
ENGINEER, KILLED;
FIREMAN MAY DIE
By Associated Press. 7 . ■
.'•IRONTON, Mo.,' July 27.— A fast
< northbound St. Louis, Iron Mountain &
. Southern passenger train, drawn by two
I engines, I was wrecked near here last
night by the engines jumping the track
at a sharp curve. - ; .
The accident resulted in the death of
Engineer W. J. Kddy of St. Louis of the
first engine and seriously Injuring Fire
man George Eichard of Dusoto, aio.
.; Several mall clerks, were bruised, but
none I was, seriously Injured. The bag
gage, mall cars | and I two coaches left
the rails and plunged Into an embank
incut. | Beyond bruises none of the pas
sengers was Injured.
Will Test Elght.Hour Law
By Associated Presfc.
..WASHINGTON. July 27.-The first
prosecutions In the District of Columbia
for violation of the eight-hour law on
government work was begun here today
.when .United" States. Attorney Baker
filed In the 'police court three Informa
tions against the Perm Bridge company,
a corporation oj! Pennsylvania, and two
sgalnst the ' District Construction com*
liany of the District of Columblu.
Los Angeles Herald.
PRICE: \-%ft2B*l 65 CENTS
TOP MINNOWS TO
EAT MOSQUITOES
By Associated Press.
NEW ORLEANS, July 21.— A propo
sition to use top minnows In stagnant
pools in place of oil to destroy yellow
fever mosquitoes to prevent their breed
ing, was advocated today by Dr. Quitt
man Kohnke, city health officer of New
Orleans. In an Interview he said:
"Top minnows nre more efficient an
mosquito destroyers than 'the gold fish
which are reported as ridding water of
mosquitoes in Havana. , In stagnant
water I believe that the minnows are
better than the use of oil which spreads
over the surface of the water. At
present on tha city's drainage canal
there are sufficient minnows to destroy
all the wiggle tails which develop into
mosquitoes. The top minnows breed
rapidly so that if properly handled their
supply can be made almost Inexhaus
tible." ,
The city of New Orleans Is at pres
ent spending $60,000 In a campaign
against the mosquito pest, cutting down
weeds to, dry up stagnant water pools
and oil wherever the ponds do not
readily evaporate.
COURT DECIDES
AGAINST DOWIE
DECLARES ZION CITY BELONGS
TO CHURCH
Overseer to Be Elected by the Mem.
bers In September— Suitable
Provision Made for John
Alexander
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, July 27.— Judge Landis in
the United States district /court gave
his decision today In k the controversy
between, the adherents, of John Alex
ander Dowie and' Wilbur Vollva over
the property at Zlon City. . • .■ : .
The court holds that 'Zlon City and
its industries do not belong to Dowle —
that, while the contributors of the fund
did not express a formal declaration
of' -trust,;, the trust .was created and
Dowle had no right to treat the prop
erty as his own. .
..The court refused ■ to appoint Alex
ander Granger receiver for the reason
that Granger made a vow recognizing
Dowle 045 "a messenger of the covenant,
the prophet foretold. by' Moses, and Eli
jah the Restorer." to < which vow- "all
family ties and obligations and. all re
lations to human' government' shall be
held subordinate.'.'.. .;:■ ;' .*isxK-*'-f~?<-^(
'The court said he was not obliged to
repose confidence ■ Jn . a man -. so . consti
tuted .that,; Hying, in this republic, 1 he
would serenely, vow his readiness at all
times to abandon -his family and be
tray his country. . ■■ ■ i .■:.-. -. • ■ ■;. • V
The court ordered an election' on the
third Thursday of September of a gen
eral • overseer, all members of , the
church residing in Zion City, male and
female, to have one vote. ,
He announced that suitable provision
would be made for Dowle on account of
his services as trustee. •: ■ "..',- ■•'.
In ' the afternoon | representatives' of
both factions . appeared before" Judge
Landis. Receiver Hately was In ; court
and his bond was approved. | Soon after
the receiver left for Zlon ' City im
mediately to assume full charge of the
city. The court announced that Dowle
is to remain in possession ' of \ Shiloh
house and to have complete freedom of
the appurtenances, including his li
brary.
CHURCH WILL BE UPROOTED
This Is Prediction of Dowle's Spokes.
man, Deacon John A.
Lewis
By Associated Press. ■
ZION CITY, 111., July 27.— Deacon
John A. Lewis, recognized as the
spokesman of Dr. Dowle and who was
chosen by him to manage the Paradise
plantation of . Mexico, the rock over
which It is alleged the Dowie and Vo
llva partisans split, had the following to
say of the decision:
Jflf the decree of Judge Landis stands
the Christian Catholic Apostolic church
In Zlon Is uprooted. The church Is
founded "on. the theory of a theocracy,
and how can an election under the laws
of Cook county, 111., proclaim who shall
be leader of the hosts? . '. , .'
"As. far as property rights are con
cerned, they make little difference to
us. ■ The great question Is that of spirit
ual control upon which the very founda
tion of the church depends. I am sure
Dr. Dowle will never be satisfied with
the decision as rendered."
„ What Effect Will Be
1 The effect- of the decision la to place
the Industrial affairs of Zlon City In
the hands of the court through the
agency 'of • . Mr. . Hately, 'while the
church's spiritual affairs will come un
der, the supervision of the overseer to
be elected in September.
Claims against Dowle are now claims
against the receiver.
Mr. Hately Is a member of tho board
of trade, a capitalist, and is . active In
charitable and reform movements.
As to the election Judge Landlß as
sured the litigants that he took the ro
sponsibillty for its fairness on his own
shoulders. , '■■'
Dowle was 'not In court, Illness con
fining him' to his hotel. ' A 'number of
members of the church who still cling
to him were present, : ■
Wilbur Glenn Vollva and his faction
were • : numerously ■ ■ represented. ' Mr.
Vollva refused to. discuss tho decision.
•■Dowle himself said that inasmuch as
he had not ' had an opportunity to read
the whole decision he would not at this
time express an opinion.
One. Million Shingles Burn
By Associated Cress.
BBLUNGHAM. Wash., July 27.— The
dryklln of the Miller shingle . mill and
1,000,000 shingles were destroyed by lire
at Clear Brook, twenty miles north of
here today. The latest report is . that
the efforts to save the mill itself will
succeed.-. ■ •'- ■-r .
Revolutionists Mutt Hang
By Aaiociatud l-iawt.
MITAU. Courland, July, 27.~*8everBl
Lettish I revolutionists , accused of , live
political murders ; were today condemn*
ed by courtm-rtlal to be hanged.
SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 28, 1906.
HABEAS CORPUS
SAVES MURDERER
WRIT GRANTED AT ELEVENTH
Alabama Legal Profession In a Quan.
' dary Over Action of Judge .
. ' Weaver — Sentiment Thor
. oughly Aroused
By Awoclated Prens.
v BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 27.—Mem
bers ■ of'tho legal profession of Jeffer
son county are In a quandary today
over the most novel action In a criminal
case ever taken In the state. • " ■>■;■;;
Last night Judge Samuel L. Weaver
of thetalminal court granted a writ of
habeas corpus in the case of-John Wil
liams of Cullman. Alabama, Just twelve
hours before the time set fw7 the exe
cution of the prisoner for the muri!er
of State Senator R. L. Hipp. The writ
was made returnable today. ,
The prisoner was convicted In the
circuit court of Cullman county and
the supreme court of Alabama affirmed
the, sentence. Williams was brought
here for safe keeping.
Insanity Plea Secures Writ
j The petition for the writ of habeas
corpus was made on un insanity plea
and the question which has been argued
by counsel all day In the criminal court
Is whether a Jefferson county official
has jurisdiction and authority to issue
the writ. !•:; ,i ■ ■ . ■ :. '
The arguments before the court have
been continued until tomorrow. Mean
time the hour for the legal execution
has expired, and It was thought a new
date for the hanging will have to be set
In case of failure to sustain the insanity
plea. Governor Jenks,- however, came
to the rescue and granted the prisoner
a respite until tomorrow. \
He will grant respites from day to
day until the question is settled. Sen
timent In this community and in North
Alabama, where the crime was com
mitted, has not ' been so thoroughly
aroused since the famous Hawes riot
of 1888. ' '."-.-; , .-■ '
'SIX-BIT' COMPANY
LOSES PATRONAGE
By Associated Pre.sa. ' .
I .CARSON S CITY, Nev., July 27.—In
surance. Com miasloner . Sam Davis yes-.
terday, served notice on the' agents of
the; Trader's, vlflreman's.F.und and Fire,
and Marln« * Insurarictrco'mpanies that
the. state -will/ cancel I all f policies I held
by, them on state property and demand
a return of .the premiums. .. „,- ■.'■)'
.; .This action ■ followed a conference at
which .it . was . decided | by - the state
board of capital commissioners to rein
sure only In companies which are pay
ing dollar for dollar at San Francisco.
Insurance Commissioner . Davis -. told
the. board that in his opinion. an in
surance company that • avoids ' its re
sponsibility .; for the San Francisco dis
aster does- so either because it cannot
pay : and is therefore Insolvent, or will
not pay, and is therefore an undesirable
company • .. in which to . Insure • state
property. ■.".'■,' : : . .•
MIDNIGHT RIDE
.•"'■:.'■ MAY SAVE CHILD
By A *•■">""' • ted Press.
BAKERSFIELD, July 27.— Racing
against time, with death from'strych
nine poisoning threatening their two
year-old daughter, (•. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles B. Clendennen covered the
forty miles , from Mount Breckenrldge
to this city In three hours last night.
It was a wild ride, but the efforts of
the fond parents are rewarded by the
bright chances the child ■ has for re
covery as a result of immediate as
sistance. " .
How: the child obtained the strych
nine is a mystery, She had been play-
Ing with some bottles and it Is pre
sumed, that the deadly poison was con
tained in one of them.
MODEL CHINATOWN
; IN SAN FRANCISCO
By Associated Press.
. SANTA CRUZ, July 27.— The con
cluding session , of the woman's board
of 'missions convention of Christian
churches of Northern California was
held In Garfleld Park tabernacle today.
A -. feature 'Of the meeting was the
speedh of Rev.- Frank Ford of San
Francisco, who declared in the course
of: his address on the "Needs of Chi
nese," that the Chinatown to be built
In San Francisco would be the finest
oriental city In the world and that the
Christian churches are to locate a hos
pital and church In the new Chinatown.
FIRE LOSS IS $5,000,000
Russian Actor Has Narrow Escape at
Syzran, Being Taken for
Incendiary
By Associated Press.
SYZRAN, Russia, July 27.— The total
loss resulting from the burning of this
city July' l9 and 20 Is $5,000,000. The In
surance companies lost over $2,000,000.
During- the fire, Paul Orlenoff, who
headed - the Russian theatrical troupe
which visited the United States early
this 'year, and was stranded In New
York, narrowly escaped | death at ' the
hands of a mob.f 1 ; ■ . . • .
He was mistaken for a monk who was
suspected of setting fire I to | the city,
and was badly beaten and thrown into
a burning house., but he. was rescued
before the flames reached him.
Denies writ of Mandamus
By Associated tTMI. .
•' NEW YORK, July 27.— An application
made by the > atockholdera of Wells,
Fargo & Co. for a writ of mandamus,
compelling the officers of, the company
to submit Its books tp an examination,
was -denied - today, by Justice .Whits. In
Brooklyn. .• Justice White ruled that the
writ • could ■< only issue ; in. New ; York
county.',- - • > •; ■' ■ .-■• ■ ■
MILWAUKEE MAKES
. A SPEEDY TRIP
Bjr Associated Press.
BANTA BARBARA, July 27.-The
protected cruiser Milwaukee fulfilled all
convoyed by the torpedo boat destroyer
four-hour straightaway run 100 miles
out to sea tod Ay. The start was mads
at 7 a. m., unuthwest down the Santa
Burba ra channel. A full test of speed
was gained thirty miles 1 off shore,
when the tent run began at 8:16 o'clock,
finglnn revolutions, counted for four
hours, averaged 140.28. The required
revolutions were 138.4. Average speed
(or four hours was 22.21 ft knots, 22
knots being required. The highest
speed for ( fifteen minutes wan 22.5
knots. The test was completed "shortly
after noon, with turning, backing and
helm tests, all of which were sntla
fnctory to the inspectors and builders.
The return trip nt 18. 6 knots brought
the Milwaukee into port at 6 p. in.,
convoyed by the torpedo boat destroper
Paul Jones.' Admiral Goodrich; com
manding the fleet, palls for Puget
Hound tomorrow. The Milwaukee will
proceed Vo San Francisco to receive
her armament and equipment before
she goes into commission in command
of Captain Gove.
NEVADA MINERS
MAY QUIT WORK
TONOPAH MEN DECLARE FOR
EIGHT-HOUR DAY
Those at Goldfleld, Manhattan- and
Bullfrog Promise Sympathy Strike
■ If Necessary — Operators j
, Are Firm
Special to.The Tlernld. : ' j
SAN FRANCISCO, July 27.— A strike
of Tonopah miners wlll.be declared. •
The miners by almost unanimous vote
have declared in favor of ati eight-hour
day. The demand will be submitted to
Frank A.' Keith, geenral manager of tha
Tonopah Mining company,' Saturday. If
It is not- granted a' strike will -be de
clared August 1. "■ ''■:■' :, V
' Goldfleld, Manhattan and -Bullfrog
miners promUed to go out in sympathy
If necessary. Nine hundred men voted—
eight hundred for j and | one hundred
against an eight-hour issue. The vote
was made unanimous. ...
.The following top men now hay e r to
work . nine., hours, and are striking, £or
eight:!/, Machinlsts,'lblackJßmfthß,^ v elec^
trfclans, k carpenters <; and \ Btirface,,men
generally. -■CaFnie'n, engineers and un
derground miners work only eight hours
now. ' *'■ '..'.''■. '.'■'.•■' ' ■ '■■'."
_.' An undertone of. Intense excitement i
and ; uneasiness exists among .business
men, as the strike will kill the southern
Nevada country for the time being. In
the face of the unanimous feeling of the
miners and the known determination of
tho . mine' owners not to accede, there
seems no alternative but a strike, which
will be . a" new', experience for Nevada. 1
Alex Main, president 'of the Miners'
union, and J. Lewis. '• secretary, say the
union will stand determined . for an
eight hour schedule and will force the
strike If necessary. The mine owners
also are determined not to give In.
1 All depends on a conference tomorrow
between. Keith and the miners' com
mittee.
MI3EDERER PURSUED
) WITH -BLOODHOUNDS
By Associated Press. ' , '
RICHLAND, M 0.,, July 27.— City Mar
shal William Manes was shot and killcl
tonight by James Price, alias Prltchett,
a deserter from Jefferson barracks, near
St. Louis. ' ):■'.
Price escaped and ' is being hunted
with bloodhounds.
Manes had arrested Price and was on
his; way; to town with the prisoner,
when a young woman saw them scuf
fling. She was asked by Marshal Manr-H
to assist In overpowering the prisoner
who had broken his handcuffs and was
endeavoring to escape. The 'young
woman started to the marshal's assist
ance, but was warned away by tho
prisoner, who threatened to shoot her if
she interfered. Price then shot Manes
and disappeared.
BIG CORPORATIONS
FACE INDICTMENTS
By As.«ficlßi'i Prena.
NEW YORK, July 27.— The federal
grand jury appeared . before . Juclgo
Hough In . the United States district
court today and presented two indict
ments against three, corporations as a
result of Its Investigations |nto rebat
ing in connection with the, American
Sugar Refining company. l J
United States District Attorney Stlin
son declined to make public the imnwa
of the corporations indicted. .
W. E. Foster, general auditor of the
American Sugar Refining company, was
one of the : witnesses ' before the grand
jury yesterday. It in said that at least
one of the big transportation companies
is named In the Indictments.
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<.v I.Utlr nock .......... 88 7S <S>
4> New Orleans ......... HH 7<J <•/
•w tiall Lake HH Oil <{>
4> « liii'luunll .64 64 <$>
v JiK'kmmvlllr , M 14 A
h Oniulm .;....... M TO ■ •*>
§> Pltlaburg 84 ' UN
k i> St. l.wuU ............. .84 an w
4.- Ht. I'aul ,84 «0 *■
& Ni.ukuue * 83 ■' R3 4
§> 'Atlanta .../....• '83 . 60 <k>
,;. Nr« Yollt'., .......... TS (HI .i
if llonlou ...,'........... (IS «<>.,>
tKau I'raurln'll „......' (It f Cia ''<*>
Yuma. '.". , ..". ltMl ku >?>
WISCONSIN MAN
DEFIES OFFICERS
EFFORTS TO CAPTURE DIETZ
( ;. c ARE FRUITLESS
Latter Declares He Has Ammunition
Enough to Last Three Months.
Arrest Is Temporarily
Abandoned
By AxxnrlaM P»i»k».
I-IL,WAUKJ3E,' ( Wls., July 27.-All
efforts to capture John F. Dletz have
been abandoned, according to specials
from points near Cameron dam, where
Wednesday's battle took place.
The wounded soldier has disappeared,
nnd Sheriff Gllland charges Dletz with
having killed him in revenge for the
wounding of his son, Clarence.
Sheriff Gllland, It is reported, has de
cided to make no more efforts to cap
ture Dletz.
Colonel G. Munson, secretary to Gov
ernor Davidson, said over the long dis
tance telephone tonight that no order
for troops to capture Dletz has been
Issued by the governor. - '
DIETZ BTILL HOLDS THE FORT
Declares He Has Ammunition to Last
Three Months
By Assoi'lnted Pi ess.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wls., July 27.—
Thomas Rice, one of a party of officers
who went to arrest John Dletz, returned
to this '.lty . today, the party having
given up the idea of taking Dletz.
Rlec says the story of the battle was
not 'exaggerated. 'There was a 15-mln
utes' battle between the six (members
of the Diets faction and the officers.
• Dletz Informed the men .that he had
enough j ammunition to last three
months. He has a strong fort and will
resist. „' . . :
WILL PAY LESS
Til AN SIX-BITS
By Assoclntort Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 27.— The
Home Fire and Marine Insurance com
pany of California will be able to pay
only ' 69 1-3 cents on -every dollar of its
$2,500,000 loss In San Francisco. ; ". . «: '■£•
: Its directors, who announced ' the
practical ( insolvency ' : of | the company
last: week," propose' to divide tho assets
at the : company i equally among all | the '
creditors, .'. in : this . case , the pollcyhold l
ers.' They.ask the insured'to consent
to ,. this ' method of . going out , of : busi
ness a* the cheapest for all concerned.
The policyholders will meet and decide
whether, they will consent to this plan
or ask a settlement through the courts.
| The Fireman's Fund Insurance com
pany, which owns the Home Fire and
Marine, will make its first payment on
its policies August 18." President W. J.
Dutton said last night . that the Fire
man's' Fund assets will probably not be
more than 75 per cent of its losses, al
though he cannot make an exact esti
mate at the present time. '
MOB LYNCHES TWO
NEGRO MURDERERS
By Associated Press.
TAMPA, Fla., July ; 27.— John Black
and William Reagin, - negroes, were
lynched by a mob of 200 men near
Fort Gardner, Polk county, last- night.
The negroes killed Edward Granger,
a white turpentine operator, without
provocation, and were captured by
Sheriff Wiggins and three deputies
near the fecene of the killing a few
hours afterward. .
The mob halted the sheriff and
posse and took possession of the pris
oners. '..; Both confessed, and were
hanged to a nearby tree, being after
ward riddled with bullets.' .
The mob Immediately dispersed and
the bodies were found this morning.
FIND BODY IN BERRY PATCH
Man's Head, However, Discovered In
Hay Field — Ohio Tragedy Sur
. rounded by Mystery ,
By Associated Press.
1 WARREN, O.,^July 27.— Much excite
ment prevails today at Leavlttsburg,
ft ear here, as the result of the finding of
the headless body of a man In a berry
patch. ...
The head was later ."ound In a near
by hay field. Both body and head were
badly decomposed. In the pockets were
found letters showing that the man was
Albert Kennedy of Ellis Mo,
He had recently been, living at Man
tua, where, a brother now resides. Ken
nedy 1b known to | have had $300 just
before his death. Only 75 cents and a
silver watch were found in the pockets
of the dead man.
Kennedy went west a few weeks ago
to sell his farm, . and he . Intended to
bring his daughter back to Ohio with
him. If his daughter accompanied him
she has disappeared.'
Kennedy was last seen In Kansas
City June 28. He was a temperate, quiet
man- of about 50 years.
NEGRO 'SHOOTS TO KILL
Vallejo Man Fires Twice at Man Who
Starts Rough House
Tactics
By Associated Press. >
. VALLEJO, Cftl.. July 27. — A negro,
K. M. Thomas, shot; and killed Henry
Bird, another > negro, 'tonight at 215
Marln street, this city.
Thomas > ordered « Bird to leave his
house us he was fighting with two other
men. „••.'• . r , ■
Bird left, but returned. and tried to
re-enter, when Thomas shot him twice,
one bullet hitting .his .wrist and the
other going through his stomach, lodg
ing In the back. ■' '
lilrd is not expected to" live. .
Rock Slides Kill Three
BUTTB, Mont.'. / July JT.-Itdcfc slides
in : the mines . here ' today: claimed the
lives of three miners— Kvan Kvuiia, W.
J. Holt and Krneat J. Kiino.
PRICE: SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS
DESCRIBE FIGHT
WITH BLOODHOUNDS
By AMoclated Press.
ATLANTA, Oa., July 27.— A dispatch
to the Constitution from Pensacola,
Fla., Bays:
' With big weltn und bruises all over
their arms and bodies and with their
clothing torn by the fierce attacks of
bloodhounds which had trailed and
caught them, three more men arrived
here today from the camp of the Jack
son Lumber company's camps at Lock*
hart, Ala., and asked for protection.
The men are John Cook and Harry
Lyman, Americans, and Vendll Kelor
shult, a Germiln. ■
"■\ye tried to escape last Saturday
night," .said the men, "but they put
bloodhounds on us and we were trailed
down. Cook was so weak and ex
hausted he could scarcely walk."
Lyman said: . "We were given forty
lashes each and taken " back. The
bloodhounds would have torn me to
pieces, but I saved myself by a hard
light. Our second attempt to escape
was more successful and we came to
Pensacola to report the matter." .
SPECIAL JURY TO
TRY STANDARD OIL
TRANSPORTATION METHODSTO
BE AIRED
This Decision Reached, It Ist Said,
Because of the Discovery
of Important Evl.
dence •''.;'','•'"' '; ■ ■ '.' .
By AsdoclatPd Pres«.
CHICAGO, July 27.— Standard , Oil
company . methods of transporting its
products are to be investigated | August
6, when a federal court grand jury will
convene 111 Chicago to take testimony
on that subject. .. .1 • - , •
The decision to draw a special grand
Jury was reached late this j afternoon
after an all-day * conference - between
the government lawyers in " the " case
and Judge. Landis in the United. States
district court. ♦-, ' ; .
District -Attorney J. j.} Sullivan of
Cleveland, Assistant District Attorney
Francis Hanchett, . Special Agent
Shlmble of • the department of com
merce and labor, Assistant Attorney
Gen. Oliver E. • Pagln and: Special
Untted States Attorney C. B.' . Morri
son, were In . the conference at i which
it | was ;. decided ito call ;a I grand j Jury
Instead of filing an information against
the defendants to I place: them on trial.
■; It , Is weclared f that i new < and'; Import
ant i evidence M was - discovered < today,
bringing about the change In the pro
gram. ■„ .: ' '..- ' ,'■ \. 'i "'.' .' .-.,■ ■" .'. I-.... ■.£..
TEXAS TO HOLD A
PRIMAEY ELECTION
Uy Associated Press.
i DALLAS, Tex., July 27.— For the first
time In the history of Texas a primary
election will be - held . throughout the
state tomorrow.
This will be held by the Democratic
party, which is 'required by the new
law to so nominate its candidates. Be
cause of the overwhelming majorities
of that party the result will be con
clusive of the selection 'of all officers
from United Stateß senators to con
stable, and the general election in No
vember will be perfunctory. .
Under the party rule in this state. the
State legislature elects ; as United
States senator whomsoever a majority
'of the Democratic voters may choose.
Senator Bailey has no opponent. All
minority parties will also hold precinct
conventions tomorrow, as they are not
regulated by law save as to the time
they shall hold conventions.
LONG DBA WN/ OUT
STEIKE IS ENDED
By Associated Press.
WHEELING, W. Va.,.July 27.— The
conference of miners and operators of
the fifth Ohio , sub-district. . which In
cludes Belmont,' Harrison and Jefferson
counties in Ohio, and the four West
Virginia Panhandle counties, today
reached an agreement ending the long
drawn, out strike of four , months,' in
which 8000 miners were involved. By
next Monday every mine in the dis
trict will have resumed.
The strike is still on in the upper
end of the fifth I district, involving 4000
men in the Stark-Tuscarawas section,
and these are the only Ohio miners on
strike. .
The settlement is a compromise.' .
HEAT PROSTRATES TWO MEN
Wheatvllle Rancher Hovering Between
Life and Death at a
- Sanatorium
By Associated ! Press.
FRESNO. July 27.— 8. C. Ralney, a
rancher at Wheatvllle, f\n in a sana
torium here hovering between life and
death as the result .of heat prostration
while at work on a harvester yesterday.
He lost his mind and was in such a
pitiable state that' a brother i rought
him . to town for treatment. His tem
perature-was 104, and tUis morning it
was 108. His condition is critical. .'
John Shea, an employe in the South
ern ' Pacific local ; yards, is similarly
affected. His temperature arose to 104,
but he is .recovering. Bonn fide heat
prostrations are rare here. . . ,
Engineer Dies In Wreck
By Associated Press.
FLAGSTAFF, Ari«.. July 27.— A head
end collision . occurred at 7 o'clock to
night at Agassis, three miles west of
here, between two freight trains. En
gineer Beosrondollar - was . Instantly
killed and* Fireman Nagiller injured.
The engine 'of the westbound was de
molished and eleven cars went Into the
.i<tf.h - ».-...•■•
Forest ; Fires Still 1 Raging
By Associated Press.
ALBANY. Ore., July 27.— The forest
fire In . the Cascades near Detroit con
tlnues'unabated, about 1000 acres now
being. burned over, and the flame* are
spreading . rapidly. y.mjmj&mMm
RUSSIAN TROOPS
DESERT THE ARMY
FORMER OFFICERS, COMMAND
ING 40^000- WORKMEN
Disciplined Rifle Legion Formed at
Yusovka— Revolutionists Prepare-^
for Armed Uprising at ,
Karkov
<3> $ <$> 3><3><3> <£ <$><£ <$ <j> 3. <j> <j> <§» $4, <$,
4> By Associated. Press. v ' $
<S> nilKSl.A tr, Julr 37^— A corrra. > .
<J> punrlrnl trlrKni|ih» from .<ta>nnmlc <v
<•> that hnndhllU have been ■ posted '<s I
4> there on Ulna on workmen to enter <& .
<$> iiimn m greneral «(rlkr at 4 o'clock "<B> |
<*> Hatiirday nmrnlnsr Ihrinimhonl thr i'
4> nn««lan-Pollah frontier dUtrlct*. <$>
'$> All fncfnrlrw. (hn Imndblll dr. ..
'!• clares,' ■■•>■»< be closed nnrt train. <j,
4> stopped -vrherever (her are at the <s>
<8> time announced, without 'proceed- <&}
<y Ing to; their destination. '■ ', ,' ■ '<J>'
<$><?><J'<s>"S><«"s'<J><«><s>4<s>4><»><j,<«><j, < j,<j,
By Associated PressT""
KHARKOV, July 27.— The staff 'corre-i
spondent here of the Associated Press
finds that the revolutionists are actively;
preparing for an armed uprising and a
reproclamatlori of the republic of Khar
kov in the autumn.
The French vice consul here has re
ceived very disquieting news from the
French Industrial establishments. "•" '*• ■'.'.•.'
At .Yusovka, the principal smelting
center in the . south 1 of ; Russia,: 40,000
workmen have ' armed ] themselves ' and
have organized a disciplined rifle le
gion 'of 1000 members under .■ former
army officers. I ' -..:.,.
The Russian troops are useless lnthe
emergency, having fraternized with the
strikers almost continuously..
i The workmen's ' demands - 1 amount
practically to confiscation of the plants.
CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRATS
Refuse to Assist Revolutionary Parties
as Planned
By Associated Press.'
ST. PETERSBURG. July 27.— The
efforts of the revolutionary parties
except the rightists, In the lower house
of parliament, whh?h at the proper
moment were to proclaim a provisional
government, came to naught today,
.owing to the opposition of the Consti
tutional Democrats, wl>o apparently
are afraid of compromising- themselves
while one wing, headed by M. Nabou
fcoft, already had been won over to the
. side of the ministry against the pro
gram of open revolution.
In spite of the activity of the police
representatives of four parties in the
late house, the Constitutional Demo
crats, the Democratic Reformers, the
Socialists and the Group of Toll, suc
ceeded in assembling this evening in a
private house, where they deliberated
on the proposal of the Socialists and
Group of Toll to form a Joint commit
tee with power, "when the situation
justified" an outbreak of a general
strike or armed revolt, either to con
voke the old parliament and assume
the reins of government or proclaim a
constituert assembly.
The Constitutional Democrats ob
jected to the plan and proposed in
stead the appointment of four com
mittees which would work in co-opera
tion but without formal union.
Editor Favors Radical Steps
Editor Hassen favored more radical
steps, but M. Naboukoft defended Pre
mier Stolypln and denied that the ad
ministration had as yet proved itself
reactive, asserting that it should
be given a chance to justify itself. M.
Rameschwili, a Socialist deputy from
Continued on pajce tiro.
THE DAY'S NEWS
FORECAST
| . Southern California: Fair Sat
urday; light west wind. Maxl.
mum temperature In Los Angeles
yesterday," 82 degrees; minimum,
65 degrees, a t -,"' ; . \ ■. '.- ■■ \ ■
I— Russian troops desert the srmy. ~
2 — Sage's | millions | left to widow. -. '■ <
3— Well known men form committee.
4— Tears are shed In Justice court.
. s— Sports. •' v: '' ', .' '
6— Editorial. •
.7— City news. . ■;.'{.
B—Southern8 — Southern California news.
9— Markets. . '
10 — Classified advertisements.
11— Public advertising.
12 — News of the railroads
EASTERN (i
Texas to hold Its lirst primary eleo
tloiv today. ' .^^l*-**** •*».>• <■**$&
Russell Save's millions left to widow.
I John P. Diets still defies Wisconsin'
officers from his temporary fort..
Special federal court errand . jury to ,■
try Standard Oil company at Chicago.
FOREIGN
Russian troops desert army and for
mer officers become leaders of anned L ,
revolutionists. ■ ..■..-,. v
f COAST
Former Congressman Louttlt . dies -at
Pacific Grove.' »ii"»*iS».»Kii"ftiaciyi,'rt>(iH,t««
San Francisco officer captures seven
teen Chinese gamblers single handed.
. Two men • prostrated : by ;v excessive
heat at Fresno. - c . • . ■ t ..■••..;'
. Murderer Adnlph Weber growing
weaker each day...- ■ ■ .
„. ;.;;. „, „
■ Famous ! snake dog of Sierra Madra -
bitten by rattler.'' " • . .
1 Oberle benefit at Pacific Athletic <:lub
proves success. ) ' v.;"
-• Baboon •• creates ; commotion', among
Orpheum spectators. :. .'
Judge Wilbur resents an Insult from
a woman. > ■- • ■ ■ • . : ■• ■
Miss Crawley responds to rail aftei
death act. ' ' - ' *»© ;.«*S&Mta|BiMJMH
Two. serious breaks occur in pave
ment on Broadway. '
\ Ollphant sisters to hold gospel ser-j
Vires. . . ■ ■ ■■■ ' ■' '■■':.:■%- •■».-;
>• Tears aro shed at trial in. justlc*
court.. . r ,'
■•- Councilmen Kern and Houghton en* ',
gage in hot debate. ■ ■.•••■ i ■■■-•< * i '■■ • •',:
• County • Superintendent . of i Schools , .
Keppel submits annual report. •
. Non-partisan . city ' central committee >
■Is named.

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