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VOL. XXXIV. NO. 155.
GOVERNOR
TO ATTACH
SIGNATURE
Bfllett Is Willing to
Sign Removal
Measure
D< claws He Sees No Use
in Thwarting Will
of Majority
Large Fund Now Being Raised at
Sacramento to Carry on Active
Campaign Throughout
the State
By Adsoolptnd Press.
SACRAMENTO, March 4.— Governor
Glllett will sign the capital removal bill.
Whatever doubt there may have been
on this point was set at rest when in sin
Interview today the governor practically
signified his Intention of signlnß Servi
tor Lukens' bill as soon as it rearlics
him, which will probably be tomorrow
"I have not given the matter any of
ficial consideration," said he, "and have
not definitely derided one way or thfi
other, but can see no good reason for
not placing my signature to the
measure.
"It. would avail nothing to veto it', as
the bill was pHsned by more than a two
thl-ds majority In the legislature, and
by the same vote would pass over my
head, regardless of my disapproval.
"The advocates of a change of the
seat of government to Berkeley have
won In the legislature and I do not be
lieve that I should attempt to thwart
ilip will of so great a majority of the
lawmaking body.
"Then, too, It is a question that sooner
or later will crop up agnin and must u«
voted upon by the people, some time,
and It will cost the state nothing to
-vote upon it and settle it now.
Gillett Is Neutral
1 So far an my atand on the question
in.- i.p«n oonoo.rnpil I have romainml
strictly neutral and have taken neither
one side or the other. Parties from
both sides have been to see me and hava
sought to draw me Into the controversy,
but I have steadfastly refused to allow
my name to be used or to exert any
influence one way or the other. It Is
but a formal matter to sign the bill
and submit It to the people of the state,
wh/> will decide the question of where
they want the capital.
"It Is said that a large fund is being
raised in Sacramento to carry on a
systematic campaign In all parts of the
state against the removal of the cap
ital."
The assembly this morning refused
to reconsider the passage of the bill.
O'Brien of Sacramento wanted to post
pone the matter of reconsideration until
tomorrow, but Walsh of Oakland de
manded that it be settled once for all,
find forced the ißsue to a vote. It stood
41 noes and 17 ayes.
ANTI.RACE TRACK
yIILL NOW CONSIDERED
TO BE DOWN AND OUT
By Associated Press.
, SACRAMENTO, Cal., Mavch The
sonata today practically killed Eshle
man's anti-race track measure by re
fusing to recall It from the committee
on public morals, and defeated Miller's
"Texas car law" bill, after a debate
which took up almost the entire fore
noon session. «.,¦'-»
The senate also refused to reconsid
er the passage of Wright's bill making
it a felony for newspapers to criticize
juries and comment upon criminal
trials while in progress.
Senator Bell attempted to force the
anti-race track bill onto the senate
floor by introducing a resolution re
calling it from committee. The reso
lution was refused adoption by a vote
of 11 ayes and 22 noes, which practi
cally means that the measure Is dead.
'Bell stated that Chairman Irish of
the committee on ' public morals had
promised to report the bill out, but had
failed to do so. He then saw the rank
ing senator of the committee (Leavitt).
who said that there was no use In call
ing a meeting of the committee and told
Bell to go ahead and "put in your reso
lution." ,
- : Bell Reads Resolution ¦ . :
Wolfe made a point of order that Bell
¦was talking on the merits of the bill
Instead of on the policy of withdrawal
from - committee. There was a dis
position shown to shut Bell oft. but the
latter persisted and read a resolution
adopted by. the Los Angeles republican
county convention Instructing their
senator! to work for the passage of
the bill. \ .'. ¦
Leavitt contented himself with re
marking, "It's an old chestnut. Ev
erybody understands that I am op
posed to the withdrawal of the bill."
i Senator Miller this morning called up
nil car bill, a counterpart of the Texas
car law, providing a penalty of $25 a
day on railroads for. failure to furnish
cars after they hud been ordered and
the same penalty for shippers who fail
ed ¦ to unload cars within forty-eight
hours. A long debate followed.
Miller stated that in times of car
shortage the railroads took their cars
to the states which provided such a
penalty, cited an Instance when the
Southern Pacific took 300 oil cars from
Bakersfleld to Texas when oil men in
Bakersfleld could not get cars.
Charges Discrimination ,
He charged the railroad with dis
crimination by furnishing the Asso
ciated Oil company, fifty-one per cent
of which if alleged to be owned by the
Southern Pacific, with cars when the
'"dependent oil producers could get
That hundreds of carloads of fruit
had rotted because the railroads had
Ituutluurll on fo*«- TWO.)
Los Angeles Herald.
PRICE: m,%SXT\ 65 CENTS
ATTORNEYS MAKE NEW MOVE TO
KEEP ABE RUEF OUT OF PRISON
♦Ny A«»orlntr<l PnM
I! SAN FRANCISCO, March 4.— ln what his accusers decry
! I "an effort to accomplish indefinite delay in the criminal proceed
,., '. ings against him," Abraham Ruef today caused his bondsmen to
! surrender him to the sheriff and then went before Superior Judge
< > Hebbard with an application for a temporary writ of habeas
< • corpus in the matter of the five felony counts returned against
- > him by the grand jury.
The writ was granted and made returnable at 1 :30 o'clock
' ; in the afternoon.
At that hour Judge Hebbard denied the writ and remanded
; [ Ruef to the custody of the sheriff, but granted the defendant's
; application for a writ of error. This had the effect of staying the
; trial in the superior court and enabling an appeal.
; Judge Hebbard fixed new bonds in the total sum of $50,000,
1 and they were at once furnished by the sureties who earlier in
', ! the day had surrendered Ruef to the sheriff.
1 This done, Ruef's attorneys made application to the United
! States supreme court through the clerk of the United States cir
'<» cuit court here for a permanent writ of error — which, should it
'< ' be granted, would relieve the accused from further prosecution
< • of the felonies on which he stands indicted.
The necessary preliminary papers were issued by the circuit
; court clerk, and Ruef now has sixty days, or until May 2, in
; which to prepare the record on appeal and forward it to Wash
; ington.
Ruef bases his appeal to the highest court in the land on
; the constitutional contention, already denied by Superior Judges
; Dunne and Hebbard in distinct proceedings, that one of the
; members of the grand jury which indicted him was disqualified
; I as a grand juror because he had served as a petty juror the pre
1 ceding year, and that therefore the indictments are technically
% void.
IN GREAT GAME
ADAMS ONLY
A PAWN
By Associated Press.
WALLACE, Idaho, March 4.— "Steve
Adams Is only a pawn in the great
game that is being played. The prose
cutors in this case do not believe
Adams is guilty. They never did be
lieve it."
So drohwed .Ttrtfge E. F. Richardson
today In his plea to the jury to acquit
Steve Adams of the crime of killing
Fred Tyler. He based his plea upon
the theory that the state is only mak
ing use of Adams for the purpose of
convicting others; that this trial is
but a_ minor issue in the great fight
between the Mine Owners' association
and the Western Federation of Miners.
A feature of Judge Richardson's ad
dress this morning was his severe de
nunciation of detectives in general and
the Plnkerton agency as represented
by McPartland, in particular.
"Tho Pinkerton detective agency,"
he declared, "Is not an organization
that Is known to the law.
"It Is a private interest, working for
private ends, or perhaps obeying the
behest of some one holding private po
sition, who employs it," he said.
Judge Richardson denounced the
methods used by McPartland in ob
taining the confession, working on his
feelings and affection for his wife and
babies.
JAPANESE EDITOR
SOUNDS WARNING
Advises Government to Take Steps
to Counteract What He Terms
an Outrage Against
Japan
By Associated Press.
TOKIO, March s.— The Nlchi Nlchi, in
a leader this morning, protests against
the "persistent determination of the
people of California to persecute and
exclude the Japanese from that state."
In the proposed law limiting aliens to
a five years' ownership of land, the
Niuhl Nlchi can discern but one inten
tion—to deny the land owning right to
Japan. >
The paper advises the government to
take steps to counteract such an out
rage Against the Japanese, and ex
presses an opinion to the effect that an
efficient solution may be reached by
removal of the disability of Japanese
to attain naturalization In the United
BtatSS.
GRASPS A LIVE WIRE
AND DIES INSTANTLY
By Asßoi'latod Press.
STOCKTON, March 4.— Georgd Harp,
a young man. was killed tonight at
Sonora by coming In contact with a
live wire of the Tuolumne Electric
Light company.
The wire was broken and he took
hold of It. Death was Instantaneous,
but the fingers of one hand were burned
off before he wag found.
Falli Headlong to Death
By Associated PreM.
■ BAN FRANCISCO. March 4.— William
Bummervllle, 18 years of age, was killed
today by falling headlong down an open
elevator shaft of a hotel building In
course of erection at ' Mission and
Fourth' streets. - BummervlUe-.waa at
work on the seventh floor of i the etruo-
TUESDAY MORNTNG, MARCH $, 1907.
HARRIMAN PAYS
A FRIENDLY
VISIT
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, March i.—TB. H.
Harriman spent some time in the offlca
of the interstate commerce commission
today. The visit was informal, and a
variety of topics were touched upon
during Mr. Harriman's talk with tho
comm isslonevs.
There was some talk nbout the repair
of the break In the Colorado river,
which Mr. Harriman explained to the
commissioners, referring particularly to
the prompt manner In which the work
had been done by the Southern Pacific
railroad.
Questions of equipment for railroads
furnished an Interesting topic, Mr. Har
riman expressing a preference for tha
larger steel car with a capacity of 100,
0 pounds in place of the smaller cars,
and especially those of wooden con
struction, which in his opinion must be
relegated to the background.
Mr. Harriman was also inclined to tha
opinion that there gradually would be
an Increase in the use of electricity in
railway transportation, and told the
commissioners he thought the adoption
of a six-foot gauge for railroads would
have been better for the country and
the roads than the 4 feet 8V& inches
standard gauge.
The commission has set for April the
arguments on the testimony taken at
the Harriman hearing In New York last
week.
STAGE OVERTURNS;
CHILD DROWNED
Rushing Waters of Ventura River
Carry Away One of Three Occu.
pants of Vehicle — Mall
Also Lost
By Associated Press.
VENTURA. March 4.— By the over
turning of the Ventura-Nordhoff stage
in the Ventura river today Driver
Lamb and his wife and child were
thrown Into the river and the child was
drowned.
The stage was on Its daily trip to
Nordhoff and had made all the cross-
Ings except the last. Here the high
water was too strong for the outfit
and horses and stage were swept down
the stream.
Mrs. Lamb was almost drowned and
the child was lost in the flood.
The mail and freight were also lost.
POLICEMEN SEARCH
STUDENTS' QUARTERS
By Associated Press.
ST. PETERSBURG, March 4.— A
body of 1500 picked policemen from
every quarter of the city surrounded
the Polytechnic Institute at 7 o'clock
this morning and was engaged until a
li. in. in a search of three blocks of
Btudent quarters, in the course of
which twelve Infernal machines, a
>i hand grenades, a quantity of
repeating rifles, 200 pounds of pyroxy
lin and 400 pounds of dynamite were
seized.
Mother Abandon* Children
By Absu. i.i. .1 li I M
BAN FRANCISCO, March 4.— The
police of this city have been asked to
look tor Mrs. Bertha MUllen, mother of
two grown children; * whom tine is al
leged to have, abandoned in Portland
and who is reported . to be in Ban
Francisco -with Frank Blevers. a boy
of lti year*.
A REAR END COLLISION
WRECKS TWO ELECTRICS
SCORE ARE
l INJURED 111
CAR WRECK
Collision Occurs on
Long Beach
Line
San Pedro Car Runs Into
Rear End of
Flyer
Pacific Electric Officials Try to Keep
Information of Disaster from
Friends of Injured and
Newspapers
A rear end collision on the Pacific
Electric railroad at 6:15 o'clock last
night wrecked two cars and Injured
twonty-one persons. The Long Beach
flyer, checking speed when trolley left
the wire, was overtaken by San Pedro
car No. 264 at Forty-seventh street and
Long Beach avenue. The Long Beach
car was running nearly twenty miles
and hour and its pursuer almost twice
that speed. Both cars were thrown
from the track and the 150 passengers
were taken from the splintered ruins
of the walls of the cars, the seats and
the windows. The wreck is said to
have been caused by the failure of
Conductor C. H. Herndon of the Long
Beach to display tail lights, or to sig
nal with his lantern when his car be
gan to slow down, after the trolley
left the wire.
The na.mos of- the injured rwere gath
ered with great difficulty, many of the
victims having left the wreck without
any of the representatives of the com
pany inquiring their names.
Walt Long for Relief
According to several who were In
jured, more than half an hour passed
before relief or medical aid arrived.
Most of the Injured persons were in
the rear car, the San Pedro car being
more heavily crowded than the flyer.
Motorman O'Shea of the San Pedro
car saw the car ahead checking speed
when fifty yards behind It and whistled
several times.
Herndon was trying to connect the
trolley and apparently did not see the
approaching San Pedro car. O'Shea set
the brakes, but the rails were slippery
with the rain and the uncontrolled car,
lurching with renewed speed down a
slight grade, hurled itself against the
other. The rear platform was torn
off. The heavy frame work of the car,
driven with frightful impact, tore
through the rear of the Long Beach
car.- Although both cars were derailed
neither was overturned, which prob
ably acounts for the lack of fa
talities.
Tears Shirt for Bandages
In the rear car every seat was torn
loose, as well as the cash register and
all the inner panels of the walls. After
the uninjured passengers had recovered
from the benumbing effect of the shock
the work of taking out the cut and
bleeding victims was begun. R. J.
Frledmann of San Pedro led the rescue
work, tearing his shirt In shreds to help
stay the flow of blood of those most
severely injured.
Conductor Packard, who was the least
dangerously injured of the train crew,
telephoned immedltttely to the Pacific
Electric hospital for help. Messages
were sent for nearby physicians, but
there was a long delay before any ar
rived, said by the passengers to have
been half an hour. Those of the in
jured who had not already left or had
been taken home by friends were placed
on a relief car and taken to the Pacific
Electric hospital in the stution.
At the scene of the wreck, at the com
pany's hospital and at the emergency
hospital, where a number of the in
jured were taken, every possible effort
was made to suppress information re
garding the wreck. At the station em
ployes wore stationed to withstand in
quirers. When a man's injuries had
been attended to he was taken from the
place in charge of an attendant and no
ono was allowed to speak to him. It
required the time of two men nearly
two hours to keep inquiring reporters
from J. I. Spauldlng of San Pedro, but
when Spauldlng was hidden away on a
car and spirited away a reporter was
by his side and got his story.
C Agent Is Silent
Inquire of whom were seek
ing fric ved to have been In
TABLE OF TBMPGHATURBI
$ City. ' Weather. Temperature. <£
<•> Mia. Ma*. ■»
• l.ua \u*rlra, rain 41) SO "
i> St. Paul, |11. cloudy. ... HI I 24 •'■
<•-■ burn, MOW ■, IN SO -«'
•' New York, i clear •» 3* 'f
•.« Chicago, lit. cloudy.... art 34 $
<•■ Cincinnati, i>«. cloudy . . :'M 40 -•/
f / Si.oK.huc, clear as 40 •
[> llcnv*r, clear ** HO «
» Ouiuhu, ruin .-,.,- S3 8S- •
. s■■ M. 1.,.uU. pi. cloudy. .. :i<> 50 ■•■
. HtiMtuu, ruin i 841 (Ml 'V
<•> Suit l.ukr. cleur.. 40 5a v.,.
I Vlluul... clmr 40 «M» ■•
<•■ Sun Fiuu»l«»'«, tbreut'ir. .4S , M >.«,
X l.lttW- Hock, clear 48 . «4 v«'
FULL LIST OF THOSE INJURED
IN WRECK ON PACIFIC ELECTRIC
Carroll, W. 11., motorman Long Beach car; slightly cut.
Clow, F. 11., Florencita Park; severely cut; internal in
juries.
Crouch, J., Compton ; face and head cut.
Echols, B. F., Sixty-fifth street and Long Beach avenue.
§ Elliott, L. S., Florence tut and bruised.
Herndon, C. J., conductor Long Beach car ; cut and bruised
about face.
Johnson, Mrs. Charles R., 956 Beacon street, San Pedro; cut
about head and shoulders.
Martin, T. C, 1012 Twelfth street, Long Beach; cut about
face.
Merrill, Avalon, Florence; cut and bruised about face.
Muson, Margaret, 904 Center street, San Pedro; painfully
cut and bruised.
O'Mally, George, 342 Eighth street, Long Beach; arm and
shoulders cut.
\ O'Shea, Daniel, motorman San Pedro car head cut.
Packard, E. W., conductor San Pedro car ; head bruised.
Parker, O. X., Florencita Park ; face and hands cut.
Patton, F. L., 632 Beacon street, San Pedro; shoulder
crushed. . • IV /v v V
Schecls, Mrs. J. S., 904 Center street, San Pedro; slightly
bruised.
Smith, Frank D., 987 Fifth street, San Pedro; cut and
bruised.
Snyder, David R., 800 Fifth street, San Pedro; bruised and
shaken up. 'W.'/'l
. Spalding, B. F., San Pedro; head and left hand cut.
Spicer, Percy, Long Beach; artery cut in arm.
;v< ¦ Swanson, Pedro, Florencita Park; deep gashes on head.
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the wreck, were referred to Claim Ad
juster F. A. Green. Mr. Green was not
communicative, and as soon as the in
jured had been cared for disappeared.
"He has been unable to get any names
of the Injured," the clerk said at his
office. "No one knows who they are."
Mr. Green was traced to the emer
gency hospital. "He has just left to go
to his office," was the answer to an in
quiry. "He has just gone home," said
his clerk at the office.
An attempt was made to reach Mr.
Green by telephone. There was a long
wait. "He has taken the receiver oft
the hook, and we won't be able to get
him." said the operator finally.
The emergency hospital was called
up for the names of those who had
been taken there. "No one has any list.
of the Injured," the inquirer was told,
"except Dr. Cates. He will know them."
Dr. Cates was found and knew of only
one person.
Refuses to Give Names
Miss Elizabeth Merrill of Florence, a
sister of Miss Avalon Merrill, who was
taken to the emergency hospital, cut
and bruised, knew that her sister had
been on the wrecked car and called up
the emergency hospital to learn if Bhe
were among the injured. "There is no
list of injured," the young woman was
told. "My sister Is missing, and I know
she was on the car; I must know If
she is there," Miss Merrill replied. "We
cannot give you the names of the in
jured," was the answer again. A long
parley followed, In which Miss Merrill
finally was victorious and learned that
her sister was at the hospital. "May
I see her?" she asked. "No," was the
answer. "No one will be allowed to
speak to any of the injured."
The company's superintendent, F.
Van Franken, gave out a "report"
which contained the information that
two cars of certain numbers had col
lided with each other. This was all
Mr. Van Franken knew about it. He
said he might have some more Infor
mation today.
Injured Tell Story
J. B. Spalding and B. F. Echols, two
men who were cut and bruised, gave a
more Interesting account. Spalding
lives in San Pedro.
"I sat near the front end of the car
and saw every detail of the wreck," he
said. "I leaped to my feet with sudden
grinding of the brakes and lurched for
ward to the front platform, as the
speed was slightly checked. I saw the
San Pedro car an Instant before the
wreck, and I believe It had no tall lights
and I know the conductor did not Big
nal with his lantern. More than half
an hour passed before medical aid
reached us, and I waited fully that
length of time at the station before my
head was bandaged."
B. F. Echols. Sixty-fifth street and
Long Beach avenue, told his story as
he waited at the station for a car to
return home. Echols Is 68 years of age.
His face and nose were cut.
"I waited an hour at their hospital,
and I was suffering so I had to go and
look for a doctor myself. I found one
and got fixed up. I Just bought a
ticket to go back home on. They didn't
ask me for my name. I started to tell
them a couplo of times, but they didn't
seem to want it."
-A man who had been escorted from
the station and smuggled on a car by
two employes, was asked for his name.
"No you don't," he said. "They put me
wise. They told me what might hap
pen If I told the newspapers anything.
I want to get something out of this."
His name is J. F. Marlowe and he lives
at 408 Center street, San Pedro.
Drs. Cates and Stern, the Pacific
Electric physicians, did effective work
in curing for the Injured, and with the
exception of the six who were taken to
the emergency hospital, all were taken
to their homes. At a late hour last
night none were reported to be In
danger.
EIGHTY-iMVE BURIED
BY A BIG LANDSLIDE
By Associated Press.
BONA, Algeria, March 4.—
Eighty-five persons have been
buried by a landslide of about fif
teen square miles upon the moun
tainside near Sedrata.
DIVISION SCRAP
COMPROMISED
AT LAST
By Asißociated Press.
SACRAMENTO, March 4.— The Fres
no-Kings county controversy over the
annexation of the Coallnga district by
Kings county was practically settled
tonight.
A compromise has been reached by
which Assemblyman McGuire has sig
nified his willingness to amend his bill
In the senate so as to submit the ques
tion of annexation to a vote of the
people In the territory affected or to
let Fresno county keep the Laton coun
try.
Drew of Fresno has practically agreed
to the proposition to submit it to the
voters, 60 per cent of which shall de
cide the Issue.
McFGulre stated that he is willing to
agree to this out of a desire to be fair,
not because he was defeated.
He claims to have five votes more
than the required number to carry his
measure in the senate.
MAYOR SCHMITZ
STILL MISSING
Fails to Appear In Court When Ex.
tortion Case Is Called and
Postponement Is
Taken
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 4.—Al
though Judge Dunne last week made
the positive order that Mayor Schmltz
should be In court this morning to
enter his plea to the indictment charg
ing him with extortion, he was not
present when court was called, and It
was stated that he would not arrive
In the city until Wednesday.
Attorney Hiram Johnson of the dis
trict attorney's office Informed the
court that both sides had agreed to a
continuance to Wednesday, on which
day the attorneys for Schmitz guaran
teed that he would be present.
Upon this representation Judge
Dunne granted application for a con
tinuance. The failure of Attorney
Shortridge to have his list of citations
prepared caused a postponement for one
week in the cases of Abraham Ruef
and Chief of Police Dlnan, and In Judge
Lawlor"s court the trial of Supervisor
Nicholas was postponed to March IS
on account of the absence of Attorney
Dibble, leading counsel for the defend
ant.
ENTIRE MOUNTAIN IS
SLIPPING INTO VALLEY
By Associated Press.
NAPLES, March 4.— The mountain in
the province of Potensa, ■ near Monte
Murro, 1 which Is slipping Into the val
ley, began again today to move after
remaining quiescent Saturday. :
. The roaring of the avalanches • was
heard ■ for a considerable distance.
Trees were uprooted and the whole
country . was devastated. .Five thou
baud persons are * homeless and . the
scene is one of desolation. , -. > <.
ltI It IS feared that the i wholu . Village
will bo covered over,
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PASSENGERS
ROBBED; ONE
SHOT DEAD
Two Bandits Loot an
Entire Train in
Kansas
Traveling Man Resists
and Receives Leaden
Missile
Switch Engine Carrying Posse Bent
on a Lynching Bee Starts for
the Scene of the
Holdup
By Associated Press.
TOPEKA, Kas., March R.— Missouri
Pacific passenger train 310, eastbound,
was boarded by two robbers at Pitts
burg, Kas., tonight and the passengers
were held up and robbed while the train
was in motion between Plttsburg and
Cornell, the next station.
The robbers commenced their work as
soon as the train was out of the Pitts
burg yards.
Lou Jess, a miner from Camp 31, was
shot and killed while resisting the ban
dits, and a traveling man from Kansas
City named Westlake was wounded.
There were few passengers on the
train and the robbers secured only a
little over $100 In cash and a few
watches and revolvers.
They left the train as It was slow-
Ing down for Cornell and made their
escape.
A telephone message from Plttsbura;
says that a switch engine carrying a
posse has left that city, but so far the
robbers have not been captured.
The country surrounding Plttsburg is
thickly settled and is dotted with
scores of villages and mining camps.
It is reported that the news of a
miner being killed by the bandits has
spread rapidly and that the miners are
• aroused and will make an attempt to
capture and lynch the men.
MANY NOMINATIONS
REMAIN UNCONFIRMED
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, March 4.— When con
f-es'j ended today there remained about
160 nominations by the president that
had not been confirmed.
Of those three were appointees as
United States attorneys, and confirma
tion was objected to by senators from
the districts to which the appoint
ments were made.
They were William C. Bristol, for the
district of Oregon, opposed by Senator
Fulton: James D. Elliott, for the dis
trict of South Dakota, opposed by
Senator Klttredge, and O. R. Hundley,
for the northern district of Alabama.
The remainder of the unconfirmed
nominations were postmasters. "■: :<,.*'. ;
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GOLDEN GATE EXCURSION
REACHES PACIFIC COAST
By Associated press.
SAN DIEGO, March 4.— The annual
"Golden Gate" excursion of the Penn
sylvania railroad arrived this after
noon over the Santa Fe.
The train consisted of four sleeper*,
an observation car, diner, day coach
and baggage car, all fitted with every
convenience, and is touring the coast
and will go from here to' Los Angeles,
San Francisco and Portland before re
turnlng eaat via the northern route.
THE DAIS NEWS
FORECAST
For Southern California: Showers
Tuesday; brisk southerly winds.
Maximum temperature In Los An.
geles yesterday, 59 degrees; mini,
mum, 49 degrees.
I—Governor1 — Governor to attach signature.
2 — Roosevelt lend* a helping hand.
3 — Take no action on utility rate*.
A — Dramatic news.
s—Will5 — Will not accept statue of Tllden.
6— Editorial.
7 — Sports.
B—City8 — City news.
9 — Southern California news.
10 — Classified advertisements.
1 — Markets.
12 — Shoots his way around the world.
EABTERN
Two bandit* rob passengers of Mis
souri Pacific train in Kansas, kIK one
wan and wound another.
Fifty-nlnih congress adjourns.
Dr. Evans proves more than a match
for District Attorney Jerome.
COABT
Governor Gillett Intimates that h*
will sign capital removal measure ana
put Important question up to the voters
Abe Ruet's attorneys make new move
to keep the "burly boss" out of prison.
Stage driver's child drowns In Ven
tura river.
LOCAL
Twenty are Injured in rear end col
lision on Long- Beach line.
Supervisors will investigate them
selves.
■ Boundary lines of some wards may be
changed, ■ "'IMHW WfeWftatpy^jg
Board of public works want outfall
employes exempt from civil survloe.
Council ■ demands. that ■, all - rubbish
nations must be licensed. ■

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