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VOL. XXXIV. NO. 39.
PRESIDENT SAILS FOR THE ISTHMUS GOES TO SEE. THE BIG DITCH Nation's Head Leaves on Warship for Panama Non - Siukable Lifeboat and Picked Crew Are Carried Wireless Outfit Will Keep Roosevelt Party In Touch with the Land on the Trip at All Times EQUIPPED WITH FINE LIFEBOAT By Associated Prcsa. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 8. — The battleship Louis iana has been equipped with a 30-foot non-sinkable and non capsizable lifeboat, which is supplied with provisions and water for six days, and is man ned by 12 picked men of the navy to be used in ca3e of mis hap. By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Nov. B.— "Good by; I'm going down to see how the ditch Is getting along. 1 -shouted President Roonevc.it a* hi>- stood on the after Btnrboanl deck of, the yacht Mayflower at the Washington navy yard as the vessel was leaving the dock with the president for his Panama trip. Accompanying the president were Mrs. Roosevelt and her maid. Surgeon General Rixey of the navy and M. C. Latta, one of the assistant secretaries at the White House. The Mayflower will take the party to Wolf Trap light at the mouth of the Rappahannock river In Chesapeake bay, where a trans fer will be made to the battleship Louisiana, which is to convey the president to and from the Isthmus. President and Mr?. Roosevelt arrived at the navy yard shortly before 4 o'clock, where they were met by Secre tary Loeb, Captain Lentz, the com mandant of the yard, and Captain A. T. l.oiiff of the Mayflower. » Marines There A company of marines and a detach ment of sailors were drawn up about the wharf and ax the presidential car riage arrived a welcome was sounded from the bugler aboard the ship and from a drummer in the marine ranks. For a few moments the president and Mrs. Roosevelt chatted with the naval officials on the wharf and then, as the band aboard the Bhip piayed "The Star Spangled Banner" und the. bugle sound ed another welcome, they walked down the gangplank aboard the vessel. Hero had assembled to meet them Postmaster General and Mrs. Cortel you, Ambassador Jusserand and Mme. I Juaserand, who carried a large bunch of flowers for Mrs. Roosevelt, and James R. Garflcld, the commissioner of corporations. ' - Shouts Good By As the vessel •■• started i President Roosevelt appeared on deck and shout ed a good by to the crowd which had assembled. He appeared to be In par ticularly good spirits and remained on deck un\'l the vessel was out of eight. As the lip passed the lower- part of the navy yard a president's salute of twenty-one guns was fired. . ' ... f , . The Louisiana will be convoyed to and from the isthmus by the armored cruisers Tennessee and Washington. Aboard the Louisiana is Lieutenant Frank Evans, who will utilize the wire less telegraph apparatus with . which the ship Is equipped for communicating with the White House at Wasnihgton whenever the president desires it. In this way the public will be accurately informed of the movements of the ships. News by Wireless Secretary Loeb will give to the press dispatches from the- president which • may be receive. I from time to time. The president will spend four days on the Isthmus. He will arrive at Colon Thursday, November 15, where he Is to bc greeted aboard ship by President Amador of Panama and Mrs. Amador, Chairman Bhonts and other officials of the canni committee. His program contemplates a visit to and Inspection of all points of Interest on the Isthmus. On Sunday evening he will board the Louisiana for Ban Juan, Porto Rico, where the vessel Is ached uled to arrive Thursday morning, No vember At Sail ,iua,i elaborate pre parations have' -been 'made for the re .epttim of the, president. He win re main there one day. leaving Friday, November • 23, for Washington. When the Louisiana reaches Wolf Trap light the party will i,,- transferred to the Mayflower and proceed to Wash ington, where the vessel Is scheduled to arrive Tuesday r evening, Novem ber IT, Mukden Consul on Duty By Associated Ptyss.' .. - . ' MUKDKN, Manchuria, Nov. The American consulate general"! office \xua been opened here. < ■ .>, Los Angeles Herald. PRICE: ! n "%r' MM oo f n T"i 65 CENTS THE PRESIDENT AT REST MANCHURIAN FRICTION IS GROWING I 3y Associated Press. ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. B.— Accord- Ing to advices received here from Vladivostok, there is constant friction between the Russians and the Japanese in Manchuria. The Japanese, according to the news papers of ■ Vladivostok, are continuing pressing northward In Manchuria with the apparent intention of establishing themselves in the Hinterland, of Vladi vostok, where their presence would constitute a seriqus . jnenacei to . the fortress In the event of the possibility of a resumption of hostilities. The charge that • the Japanese are fortifying the Island of Saghalien In in violation of the terms of the treaty of Portsmouth is reiterated by. the Ussur Zhisn. ALL BRITISH GET A DAY OFF Chief Panama Canal Engineer Makes a Hit with Employes on the King's Birthday By Associated Press. COLON, Nov. 8. — In response to a pe tition John F. Stevens, chief engineer of the Panama canal, granted tomor row as a day off to the British canal and railroad employes throughout the zone for the purpose of celebrating the birthday of King Edward. A great majority of the residents of Colon are British subjects.and tomor row promises to be a red letter day in the history of the town. ECZEMA NOW CURABLE Poslam, Latest Scientific Discovery, Achieves Marvelous Results NKW YOKK, Nov. S.— The thousands suffejrtng from eczema will welcome the ncivs that an external remedy has at lust been discovered which not t>nly immediately relieves the distress at tending tills disease, but permanently restores the skin to its normal condi tion. This spopifk', known as poslam, has been unusually successful in many severe caseß of long standing. By special arrangement with Dr. i 'ox, the discoverer of polsam, the emergency lalioratorleß^32 West Twen ty -fifth street, New York city, will send an experimental treatment free of charge to all sufferers who write for it. WRONG MAN TAKES CASH FROM BANK By Associated Press. CHICAGO, Nov. B.— dispatch to the Chronicle from Milwaukee Buys: Through a inlstako un unknown man secured the sum of $1121 from the National Exchange bank and disap peared with the money. ' •. ■ The error was caused partly through mi liiuiKiiul rush at the noon hour. A clerk from a large business establish., nu-nt presented a check for $1121 .to one of the tellers to be cashed. While the teller wan counting the money the clerk left for a moment to epettk to a friend, . Meanwhile the teller com pleted his task and handed ' out the cash. A youth, who meanwhile hud taken the .clerk's -place, 'accepted the money and hastened away. ' ■ • ■ Yon Podblclbki Resigns Hy AssociHted Pr«r«. , - UKHI.IN. Nov. B.— The Lokal Ansel ger tjayn< thai the minister or agricul ture. Herr Voti I'odblclski, has re. signed, but • the . Anaoclitted Press 'Ih lnformed officially, that his resignation hub not yet been actually prevented, FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 9, 1906. CHINA TAKES ANOTHER STEP By Assoctnted Press. PEKING, Nov. B.— A number of fresh edicts have been issued today appoint ing officers to the new hoards created by the edict of yesterday. Yesterday's edict is regarded as a great step In advance, likely to have far reaching results. The abolition of the distinction be tween Manchus and Chinese Is favor ably commented upon while in the new institutions some observers see the germs of a future Chinese parliament. FIRE OPPOSITE CANTON COSTS MILLIONS By Associated Press. HONG KONG, Nov. 8.-A message from Canton reports that a fire is raging an the river side opposite thd European quarter on the island of Sluuneen. A strong wind is blowing and more than 500 houses, including all the res taurants u>- ' gambling houses have been destroyed. The -European- settlement is not In danger. Marines from foreign warships have landed and are here to aid in combating the Harries. No lives have been lost. The damage already exceeds Jl 000 - 00. OREGON RIVERS ARE RAGING TORRENTS Hy Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. B.— The rivers or ceqtral and northern Oregon con tinue to rise today ami in Home places arc raftftg torrentH, doing considerable damage, especially to railroad property and to logging and sawmill interests. The Southern Pacific bridges have been washed out, one on the main line Over the Santium river at Jefferson and the other on the Woodburn-Natro branch road, where the waters of the South Santiam have done considerable damage. Thi' Southern Pacific bridge over the Mollalu river Is In dunger. Passenger trains in the Willamette val ley are being routed over the west side division of the Southern Paciflo to Co vallis and over the Covallls and eastern track* to Albany, beyond which place the Southern Paolfle'S line in reported car. Freight i» refused at Portland for points north of Albuny on the east side. Local passengers and freight service will 1..- maintained between the wrecked bridges. MISS ANGLIN'S PURSUER IS DECLARED INSANE Hy As'iociated f'rens. ; NEW YORK. Nov. B.— Alfred Freund, a young man from St. Louis, who was arrested .'October l- charged with an noying Minn Margaret Anglln, the actress, was adjudged ' Insane by a sheriff's jury and a committee, will .be appointed to lake charge of his estate and person. . Besides ' the medical ' experts put 011 the stand several persona stated 'that Freund had for two years followed Miss Anglln about the country. 4BMi . Freund Is 30 years of age and the son (if the late* Slgmund.' i''i'und, a depart ment store proprietor of st. Louis. GILLETT HAS 7000 OR MORE Democrats Ridicule Claim of 15,000 Plurality Cook and Chipman Lose in the Judicial Contests Republican* Will Have a Majority In Both Houses of the Next Legis lature—Gillett Goes Home GILLETT, 120,604; BELL, 108,161 By Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8— The returns at midnight from ,2217 precincts out of a total of : 2417 give the vote on governor as follows: Gillett (Rep.) 120,604; Bell (Dem.) 108,161; Langdon, (Ind.) 41,117. Gillett's plurality 12,443. No figures are at hand from Al ' pine, Merced, Mariposa, Plumas, Solano and Trinity counties. 73y Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. B.—lncom plete returns Indicate the election of the entire Republican state ticket and the district ticket with the exception of the First and Third appellate dis tricts. In the First district Judge Cooper is about 1700 votes In the lead over Car roll Cook for presiding Justice of the appellate court. Cook this afternoon conceded his defeat. Reports from the Third district are Btlll far from complete, but indicate the defeat of Judge Chipman for pre siding Justice by Judge Hughes. Hughes' election Ih practically con ceded by the Republicans. Early returns indicated the election of Pooling- over Kerrigan for associate justice of the appellate court. Kerri gan is over 700 in the lead tonight with numerous precincts in Fresno and Mon terey counties still to be heard from. His election is claimed by the Repub licans, but Dooling's defeat has not yet been conceded by the Democratic managers. The Republican state central com mittee claims that when the complete official returns ate in it will be found that Glllett's plurality will be 15,000. This, however, Is ridiculed at the head quarters of the Democratic state cen tral committee, where It Is declared that ailletfs plurality will not exceed 7000. Returns from the senatorial and as sembly districts are still incomplete, but sufficient of them are in to show that the Republicans will have a large majority in both houses of the next legislature. No attempt has yet been made to tabulate the returns on the legislature. The Republican state central com mittee closed Its headquarters at the St. Francis hotel today and Governor elect Gillett will tomorrow leave for his Humboldt county home to consider his message to the legislature and the ap pointments to his official family. He will remain at home until after Christ mas and then proceed to the capital to be Inaugurated, Beyond stating that he would give the state the services of the best men obtainable Governor-elect Gillett de- (Continued on I'age Two.) NEW YORK BEGINS HER AQUEDUCT By Associated Press. NEW YORK Nov. B— The first step to begin the actual construction of the city's pro posed new $161,000,000 water system was taken when bids were asked for the building of the first section of the huge aqueduct, ten miles in length. Pour years are allowed for completion of this section and bids must be received by De cember 4. It is estimated that the cost of the first section will be about $5,000,000. The section of the aqueduct begins at Hunters Brook, in Westchester, and goes to a point just beyond Peekskill. taui.is of tumi'khati'iiuk City. M:n. Has. l.<>« Aiiiiilra ..■ till HH i 8 1. I'uul »•! BO Nail l.ilkf 30 .84 Sim. knur SO 441 fill. bur* .80 .14 llrmrr . BH (M New York ' as n4 Omaha 42 :.s « Iniluiiail .... 40 «4 tlhiul.i ....,; BO US tit. I.ohU 'BO iIH < 111.-HUU Da tfj Sun KranvUco I. 64 «W Little . Mock .j. n« 80 GREAT AUDITORIUM SCENE OF SPLENDOR ESTHER AOABERTO "SHOOT, I CAN ONLY DIE ONCE" SAN DIEGO, Nov. B.— Charles Con nors was shot dead in a saloon in India street by W. L. Harvey this evening. Harvey is under arrest. According to the statements of those in the place the killing was deliberate. Harvey, it Is said, came into tin- saloon from a rear door and approached Con nors, who threw up his arms and said: "If you have a gun, Hhoot, I can only die once." Immediately Harvey fired with a 44 caliber revolver and Connors fell dead, shot through the head. The two men had been friends ami I he cause of the shooting is not known. j The victim was about 21 years old [ and employed in the saloon whare the shooting occurred. The slayer Is about 45 and conducts a small business. TRAVELS MILES ON TIES DOWN TEHACHAPI BAkERSFIELD, Nov. The South ern Pacific has made a new reputation for rapid transit. v . . A light engine coming down Teheca apl mountain Tuesday night took a seven mile ride on the ties before the engineer and fireman awoke to the fact that they were not traveling according to schedule. A mysterious haze overhangs ' the whole affair. Trainmen are loyal to each other. •' They tell no tales and one man's mistake never forms food for another's gossip, ' but enough has leaked out to wan-ant the statement that this engine really did travel seven miles on the ties before the engineer and firemen awoke to their duty. The wrecking i crew ) was i called out ami it - took house to - drive , the spikes and replace the ties which the flying wheels had ' torn Inn— ■ ' The accident happened between Rowan and liealvllle about - daylight! and' fortunately but one train .was de layed. ; The owl had already passed* but No. < 7 was 4 caught : and ■ held up nearly twelve hours. ■ • . GOLDEN STATE LIMITED IS HELD UP By Associated Press. BLOOMINGTON. 111., Nov. 9.— The operator at the Chicago & Altqn station here reports that the Golden State Lim ited passenger train eastbound on that road was held up and robbed one mile east of Glasgow, Mo., about 2:30 /O'clock this morning. The bandits wen^ through the sleep ing cars, robbing the occupants, but were prevented from entering the chair cars and day coaches by the conductor of the train who locked the doors. No one was injured, and the cars were not damaged. It is not known how much booty was obtained, nor how many men were concerned in the holdup. The robbers jumped off the train and escaped in the darkness. IMMEDIATE TRIAL FOR BAY CITY THUGS By Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. B.—lmme diate trial for John Siemsen and 1-ouls Dabne, who have confessed to numerous murders mid robberies is planiteii by the authorities. With the view of putting the ma chinery of prosecution Into operation the police today look Slemsen before A Saakl, the eaahler of the Japanese bank, who partially identified him an one of the men who had assaulted htm J. H. Dockweller, the firm man held up by Siemscu tuui l)ul>n«r aft.-r the) started upon their career of crime, was taken before Slinmen today. Blemsen Immedltitely acknowledged thai w«iler had been one of hlu victims. Amndor Receives 8qulro« PANAMA, Nov. t. Herbert G. 111111.-I. ,Ny re . i AinaUur today. , PRICE: SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS SUPERB THEATER OPENED Opera Season Begins With Magnificent Production Society Turns Out Great Throngs of Music Lovers Artl.ts Have Wrought Wondroualy and Fashioned an Architectural Fairyland Out of Wood and Stone Sumptuous in its snrtorinl nplendor, magnificent in its appointments, gor geous in Its assembly of beauty and wealth and elegance, and glittering, dazzling in Its display of Jeweln, the opera season opened at the new Temple Auditorium last night, and at the same time was Inaugurated that huge thea ter, the largest and most perfect In the city. The dual event was sufficient in it self to mark an epoch in both theat rical and social circles here, arid the gathering of those favored enough to •ecure place thereat was one of the most representative In the city's- his tory, and fully worthy of the signifi cance of the event in every way. The great auditorium Bclntlllated and dazzled with the georgeosity of the human bouquet that filled it. The gathering seemed like a vast flower garden set tier pn tier and all abloom. It .swayed and awept as If i» g«nt!e breeze kissed it, atid the incessant life and movement made it iridescent and changeful and altogether fascinating. The house itself was like unto some colossal Jewel box in its gilded magnifi cence, and the throngs were like so many pearls and diamonds, rubies and emeralds. White was the prevailing shade to the eye at a glance down upon this human kaleidoscope, but here and there were to be picked out glimpses of hue and color and shade, which blended into one chromatic whole without dis sonance. Around and back of the fair women and forming a perfect foil for gleam ins shoulders and glistening gem» were the men, solemnly black and un wontedly white in their somber even ing gurb. It was a picture like unto none ever limned by the brush of the greatest artist who ever held palette. And when the curtain rose and the burst of song and the glory of melody was added, it was a vision of paradise enhanced by life and sound. The vocai strains of praise and splendor Deemed the f\ttlng climax to all the rest. It was at once opresningly momentous and gladly grand. It was a finiile of months of work and struggle and ex panse; it was a triumph over difficul ties and untoward events and delays but It was worth all it cost; it was an achievement fully entitled to set (Continued on rage Klve.) THE DAY'S NEWS FORECAST For Southern California: Fair Friday; light northeast winds. Max. imum temperature in Los Angeles yesterday, 88 degrees; minimum, 59 degrees. I —Goes— Goes to see the big ditch. | — Elect Chanler Hughes' aide. *;'& Narrow margin elects Gillett. — Campaign for annexation Is 0n. .;, s —Opening— Opening of Temple auditorium. • .' .6—. 6— Editorial. 7 — City news., . — Sports. 9 —9 — Southern California news. 1 0 — Classified advertisements. 11— Markets. 1 2 — Railroad news. - FOREIGN Friction in Manchuria is growing. V* Dr. Hau of Washington, D. C, ; held < for murder In London. • Castellane still hopes for reconciliation. ' Terrorists dynamite and rob train at Warsaw. .■ . ■ • «•■■ • EASTERN Federal Jury . at :■ Minneapolis Indicts ' eleven for rebate violations . New York begins. work In new JIM.UUO. 00 water system. - . It - '"TtTVft "iTdmIiItII . President Roosevelt sails for Panama. '.'.;, COABT Ban Francisco policy holders appeal to '- state department to force foreign com panion to pay nre sufferers. - ■ -■- . -. . ■ Ban Francisco , judge • upholds Etta: Warren's claim against Dolbeer estate, t . : • ' local' . .■:., ..>! Temple . auditorium . formally ' i opened -, with season of grand opera.' ,■, ■ \' ■ ..'■ Unknown, man killed by Kaglo Hock rwriu'"imip»;i iVwpi i%ji|lliiL<tis^^rt&»WßM Beauld's trial will be continued today. .< ■ Hard - luck < uursues mechanic until h* Ik forced to lie*. • •... ■ , Non-paitlsaiii begin > urtiv* * city * cam* paten Baturday night