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VOL. XXXIV. NO. 286. PRICE:
BROKEN ARM
UNATTENDED
FAITH FAILS TO MEND A
FRACTURE
GIRL SUFFERS UNTOLD AGONY
THREE DAYS
Swollen Member Must Be Attended to
at Once or Father Will Be Ar.
rested for Cruelty to
Children
Suffering untold agonies from the pain
of a broken arm, little Mildred Crawford,
tha 10-year-old daughter of F. M. Craw
ford, a real estate dealer with offices on
South Main street, was found by officers
of the Humane society at the home of
her parents, 149 East Avenue Fifty-three,
yesterday afternoon.
Since Thursday night the little girl had
Buffered, and during that time no physi
cian, say the officers, had been called to
attend her.
The members of the family, including
the little girl, profess the Apostolic faith.
According to the belief of that sect, which
Is along the same lines us the Holy Roll
ers and Gift of Tongues religions, it Is
Bacrellgioirs to allow a physician to at
tend a sufferer. For this reason the only
person who attended tha little girl was
T. Ord Smith of Alameda, one of the
teachers of the faith.
Late Friday night word was taken to
the officers of the Humane society that a
little girl was suffering with a broken
arm at the Crawford home and that no
physician was attending her.
Arm Twisted and Swollen
Yesterday afternoon a representative of
the society went out on a trip of investi
gation. The little girl was found sitting
with two companions on the porch of the
house. Her right arm, twisted and
swollen out of snaps, was lying in her
lap with no bandage of any nature to
keep it In position.
"What is the matter? Have you hurt
your arm?" asked the officer.
"Yes, sir. I fell on it. but it doesn't
hurt now." was the reply, while at the
Bame moment the little girl's lips were
drawn tight In an effort to suppress a
groan of agony which seemed driven
forth by the pain.
"In answer to inquiries the little girl
then said:
"My arm was injured Thursday after
noon while 1 was running up the terrace.
A dog got in my way and I fell. Mr.
Smith set it for me. No, it did not hurt
much except while he was fixing it.
"Papa and Mr. Smith are over at the
meeting of the members of the Apostolic
faith on East Avenue Fifty-eight. Mr.
Smith is one of the teachers. Papa and
1 are also members. My mamma Is a
teacher of the faith. She is in Portland
now, but will return to Los Angeles Tues-
Police Surgeon Called
Dr. Will C. Trew and Hr. E. H. Gar
rett, chief police surgeon, were then
cnlled to examine the little girl's arm.
These physicians at once agred that the
arm was in bad shape and that if not set
at once the child would probably be
maimed for life.
During the examination Mr. Crawford,
the child's father, returned to his home,
with Mr. Smith. They Informed the phy-_
slclans that they did not deem it neces-"
sary to have the arm set by a physician,
as it was giving the little girl no pain,
and that in all probability it would knit
of Itself.
Mr. Crawford was then informed by the
physicians that unless he agreed to have
the bone set at once a complaint charging
him with crueliy would be sworn out and
the child taken to a hospital where her
injury would be treated.
The father then agreed to call in Dr.
Henry Keyes today and said he would
follow that physician's advice.
Brave Child Deluded
"I have never seen a more aggravated
case of cruelty," said Humane Officer
Reynolds. "The father was allowing his
belief to control him, and the result was
the child was suffering untold agonies.
She is an exceptionally brave little girl,
and was able to control her feelings, as
was shown when she denied that she was
in "We"will insist taat the child's injury
be given proper care, and if it is not
properly set by tomorrow morning I win
swear out a complaint for the fathers
arrest and will take the child to a hos
pital. Dr. Garrett and Dr. Trew have
both examined the injury and pronounced
it a serious one. ""hey say the child
needs a surgeon's attention and their
words are good enough for the society. It
Is true the parents may have religious
beliefs against having treatment for in
juries, but the Humane society cannot
allow that to sway its officers from their
"The child's arm is broken a short dis
tance above the wrist," said Dr. Garrett
last night. "It is criminal to allow it to
go without treatment, and If it Is not
attended at once the child will suffer all
her life. I offered to set the arm while
at the house, but the father refused to
allow me.
"The actions of a man in allowing his
child to suffer the pain that little girl is
in, simply because he does not believe that
a. physician should be called, cannot be
too severely condemned.
"If the arm is not attended and Craw
ford is arrested I will be glad to appear
as a witness and testify in regard to my
knowledge of the case."
MORGAN APPEARS IN
POLICE COURT CASE
By Associated Press.
LONDON, July 13.— J. Pierpont Morgan
appeared In the West London police court
today as a witness In the case of Mrs.
Josephine Leslie, who was arrested at
Newmarket July 4. charged with defraud
ing members of well known families by
false pretenses and who represented her
self to be a friend of Mr. Morgan. The
latter repudiated all knowledge of Mrs.
Leslie.
After the plaintiff, Miss Annie Blount,
had testified briefly that she was Induced
to give Mrs. Leslie $42,600 on the strength
of letters purporting to have been written
by Mr. Morgan promising huge returns,
the case was adjourned.
Student Killed
By Associated Press.
SANTA CRUZ, Cal., July IS.— Beverly
B. Campbell, son of Dr. P. Kdgar Camp
bell of Berkeley, a student at the Berke
ley high school, who has t>c>~n spending
bis vacation at work it the Portland
cement plant with a surveying party, was
killed last evening by falling down a
precipice.
Los Angeles Herald.
) DAILY BY < 11 11 1 1 ■ I ,lt ) f.r rCMTC
( , »■ PER MONTH ( WO VEI! 1 O
EXPECTS .RESULTS .SOON
Arrival of Labor Commissioner May
Have Effect on Strike
Bj Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 13.-Wlth the
arrival last night of United States Labor
Commissioner Charles B. Nelll of Wash
lngton and Vice President S. J. Konen
kamp, M. J. Reldy and Joseph M. Sulli
van of the national executive committee
of the Telegraphers' union, the results of
the final effort to prevent an extension of
the telegraphers' strike probably will be
known by tomorrow or Monday.
Commissioner Nelll lost no time In get
ting In touch with the local situation and
last night held conferences In Oakland
with representatives of both sides to the
controversy.
At the conclusion of a conference lasting
one hour with I. N. Miller, assistant gen
eral superintendent of the Western Un
ion, the commissioner declined to state
what the outcome of the meeting was.
It Is expected he will meet General Su
perintendent L. W. Storrer of the Postal
company today.
A mass meeting of the telegraphers will
bo held In Oakland tonight, which Com
missioner Neill said he would attend. The
officials of both .telegraph companies have
also been invited.
AMERICAN PROPOSALS
ALL WELL RECEIVED
PRIVATE PROPERTY IMMUNITY
WILL CARRY
Rule Regarding Bombardment of Un
fortified Cities Will Be Substan.
tlally Adopted in C6m.
promise Form
By Associated Press. -
THE HAGUE, July
the pessimistic views held In some quar
ters concerning tho p?ace conference and
its work, the members of the American
delegation feel conilent that some good
results will be reached In the exchaiises
of opinion among the- plenipotentiaries
of the countries represented.
It now appear 3 thit nil of the American
propositions will do satisfactorily re
ceived.
The question of the Immunity of the
private property at s>-?a, although bitterly
opposed, will have a. considerable major
ity in the vote next w;-2'c, and this will
be a further step townr-1 tho adoption of
this principle In another conference.
The rule regarding the bombardment
of unfortified towns, villages, etc., orig
inally presented by Americans, will be
substantially adopted with the approval
of the proposal drawn up by he Italian
delegation bringing Into harmony the dif
ferent views on thla .subject.
The suggested collection of pecuniary
contractural debts without tlw use of
force will he supported by all of the great
powers, and the proposals concerning tho
establishment of a permanent court of ar
bitration and the prohibition of the use
of unnecessarily cruel bullets have been
favorably received.
Has New Plan
Finally, in a plenary sitting, tho United
States will present a. plan f->r the perma
nency of the conference itself as an insti
tution, the holding of periodic meetings
and the organization of a program. The-
American proposition relating to ships of
war reads:
"A warship must 1)J commanded by a
commissioned officer, with a crew subject
to military law and discipline. In time of
war no merchantmen can be transferred
into a warship exeppt it be commanded
and equipped as before; and this trans
formation can only occur In the territorial
waters of the state of which the ownrr
of the vessel is a eubJJot, or in territorial
waters under the affective control of the
military forces of such a state."
Another American proposition states,
first, that arms of war, ammunition, pro
visions and objects only employed for
military purposes or military establish
ment form absolute contraband of war;
second, that conditional contraband con
sists in provisions, material and objects
employed both in peace and war, and
which, because of their character, special
quality or. quantity, are necessary for
military purposes and are destined to be
armed forces or be military establish
ments of the enemy; third, that a list of
the objects and provisions to be included
In either of said categories must be pub
lished by the belligerents and notification
of such must be made to neutrals or their
diplomatic representatives.
The capture or confiscation of contra
band, the proposition states, cannot occur
until such notification has been made.
ADMIRAL YAMAMOTO
TO SEE NAVY YARDS
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, July 13.— Admiral Tamil
moto and his staff, who have received
much attention during their brief stay in
New York, left for Philadelphia today,
where several big ship yards and League
Island navy yard will be visited.
Admiral Yamamojo and Abmassador
Aoki were guests of the Nippon club at a
dinner last night. The function was Jap
anese in every respect. There was not a
person present that was not Japanese and
everything that everybody said had to do
with the glory of Nippon. Most of the
members of the Nippon club are young
men, and when Admiral Yamamoto got
up to talk ho proceeded to sive them
advice about perseverance and a "Strict
attention to business. Not once did he
refer to the American-Japanese question.
As one of the members put it, he
talked as an "elder statesman" to those
who were his juniors in years and ex
perience.
EARL ROGERS WANTS
PARTNER ADMITTED
By Associated Prrns.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 13.— Attorney
Earl Rogers, who is associated In the de
fense of Patric Calhoun. president of the
United Railroads, appeared in the court
of appeals this morning with a request
that Alexander B. King be admitted to
practice in the courts of California. King
was at one time the law partner of Pat
rick Calhoun.
They practiced law together In Atlanta,
Ga. When Calhoun went north to be
come a millionaire trolley magnate King
remained at home. Upon learning that
Calhoun was in serious trouble he hast
ened west to give him aid.
Delegates Indignant
By Associated Press.
HONOLULU, July 13.— The onnKros
sional delegation has expressed ImliK
nutlon because they were not allowed
on the naval wharf on the arrival of
the transport Sherman. They declare
that private Individuals were admitted
on the wharf while they were excluded.
I
PHELAN MAY
BE MAYOR
THOUGHT TO BE SCHMITZ'
SUCCESSOR
PROSECUTION LEADERS HOLD
CONFERENCE
Former Executive of San Francisci
May Hesitate to Acept Office
in Its Present Tangled
Condition
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 13.— A confer
ence was held today by District Attorney
Langdon, his assistant, Francis J. He
ney, and Rudolph Spreckels on the ques
tion of selecting a new mayor. After tho
meeting Mr. Langdon said:
"The prosecution realizes that the re
sponsibility of naming the mayor has
been forced upon us and we have docided
to accept such responsibility.
"While we may not be ready to name
the man at Monday's meeting of the
board of supervisors, we will do so within
the next few days. We iralize that this
affair must come to a climax soon, and
that we must act quickly.
"The prosecution will haVU no trouble
in agreeing upon a mail for tho office
but wo expect that difficulty may arise
In Inducing whatever citizen we may se
lect to accept the office.
Schmitz Supported by Police
"Things will probably come to a Ehow
down' soon with Schmitz, who will doubt
less have the police force to support him.
The man who assumes the office must un
derstand that he will be obliged to do
all the fighting necessary to retain his
scat. With the appointment made, tho
prosecution will have ceased its fighting
in this case."
Notwithstanding the intimation of Mr.
Langdon that no choice had been made
for a successor to Schmitz and Boxton,
It Is generally believed that the mayor-to
be has been agreed upon. It was rumored
tonight that former Mayor James D. Fhp
lan is the man, but that it is uncertain
whether he will accept the office- in its
present tangled condition.
SAY WAR RESULTS
WOULD BE TERRIBLE
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, July 13.— A dispatch to the
Tribune from Washington says:
Terrible would be the results of war be
tween the United States and Japan, and
slight In comparison would he tho advan
tage to the victor, In the judgment of high
army and navy officers in V ashlngton.
Statistics which have been collected by
the military department forecast ap
pallinK consequences and justify the de
mand that jingoism cease its efforts to
promote a conflict. These statistics are
based upon results of the war between
Russia and Japan and of that between the
United States and Spain.
According to statements made at tho
war and navy departments yesterday the
conspquences of war between the United
States and Japan would Include:
Destruction of fleet of one or the other
of the combatants.
Loss of territory by vanquished.
By blockade of ports.
Vast Injury to commerce of both, but
especially of loser.
Tremendous loss of life.
Heavy additions to national debts and
consequent Increase In taxation.
Loss of prestige by nation suing for
peace.
The conqueror would enjoy these fruits
cf victory:
Additional territory, In case the United
States triumphed, Island of Formasa;
Europe, especially Russia, would oppose
American succession of Japan as the pro
tector of Korea and occupation of Jap
anese islands would be Impossible.
In case Japan were victorious:
Philippine islands possession, Tutuila,
Hawaii and perhaps Alaska, and political
and Panama canal zone, though these last
named are doubtful.
Larger claim to control of the Pacific
ocean, which claim would be contested by
the other government maritime nations.
ASPARAGUS CANNERY
BURNS LIKE TINDER
By Associated Press.
ANTIOCH, Cal., July 13.— 1n about
thirty minutes after the alarm was given
at 5 o'clock today the large plant of the
Antloch asparagus cannery at this place
was a mass of ruins.
Tho watchman had Just left the build
ing and the origin of the blaze Is un
known.
Very little work had been carried on
this season, but great quantities of box
material were stored in the building,
which burned like a flash.
Although the company had plenty of
hose In readiness and could have saved
the main building there was no water
on the premises, it having been shut off
by the town authorities several days ago,
and the building was devoured when the
department arrived. The loss will be
about $45,000 and was insured for about
one-third Its value. The principal stock
holders are H. W. and W. E. Meek of
Haywards and E. C. Worrell of this
place.
CANNOT ACCEPT THE
ANSWER OF CASTRO
By Associated Press.
CARACAS, Venezuela, via Wlllem-
Btad, Island of Curacao, July 13.— The
American minister, Mr. Russell, on July
2, handed President Castro Secretary
Roofs reply to the Venezuelan presi
dent its to the American demands of
February 20 'and February 28 for the
arbitration' of the five American claims
against Venezuela.
Mr. Root said the department could
not acceiU President Castro's nnswer,
which -*fused to grant the American
demands on the ground that the claims
were not matters for diplomatic Inter
vention, and he again requested the
president to consider immediately the
advisability of giving a satisfactory
reply to the claims presented.
ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE
SCORES BIG VICTORY
By Associated Press.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 13.-Tho
Anti-Saloon league scored a victory before
the Alabama legislature yesterday when
the early closing bill passed the senate
and the bill prohibiting shipment of liquor
into the prohibition counties was taken
from the adverse calendar
SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 14, 1907.
CHARGE GRAVE OFFENSES
Indictments Against Russian Officers
Are for Capital Crimes
By Associated Frees,
ST. PETERSBURG, July 13. — A docu
ment containing the indictments
against Lieutenant General Stoessel,
the defender of Port Arthur; Lieutenant
General Fock, who commanded the
Fourth East Siberian division at Port
Arthur; Major General Relss, % chief of
staff to General Stoessel, and Lieuten
ant General Smirnoff, who preceded
Lieutenant General Stoessel In com
mand at Port Arthur, was made public
here today.
These officers are being tried by
courtmartial on charges of cowardice
and treason.
The indictments set forth that Stoes
sel and Fock deliberately sent false re
ports of battles that never occurred,
recommended their own friends, who
had lost battles, for decorations and
surrendered the Port Arthur fortress in
spite of the fact that they had on hand
ample ammunitions for resistance
All the crimes with which Stoessel,
ReISS and Fock are charged are capital
offenses.
SENATOR DICTATED
ADOPTION PETITION
By Associated Press. ,
SALT LAKE CITY, July 13.— That the
late Senator Arthur Brown four months
before he was shot to death in Washing
ton by Mrs. Anna Bradley was anxious
to provide her with a home and adopt
the two children of whom he wns the
reputed father may he shown at the com
ing trial of the woman.
In a statement printed this morning by
the Tribune, JohnS. Rollo, stenographer
of the Utah supreme court, declares that
Brown dictated to him a petition for
adoption, a decree conferring upon the
two boys Brown's name and an equal
share In his fortune, and a contract by
which Mrs. Bradley was to accept a home
for life and waive her demands for mar
riage.
Mr. Rollo says he afterwards learned
that Mrs. Bradley had refused to sign
the papers and that they had been de
stroyed.
FIRE THREATENS
BOSTON BUILDING
By Aosoclated Press.
BOSTON. July 13. -A threatening fire
broke out shortly before 2 o'clock in the
six-story brick building on Congress
street, South Boston, occupied by the
Columbia Counter company. As this sec
tion of the city Is filled with large manu
facturing establishments, store houses,
etc., three departments of the flre ap
paratus of the city were called to the
scene. Franklin Mende, 67 years of age,
was run over by a tire wagon en route
and badly Injured. William McOncshy,
12 years old, who was running to the flre.
came In contact with a live wire and was
taken to a hospital apparently dead.
A water tower rnspnndiiiK to the alarm
collided with an electric car at the cor
ner of State and Congress streets, but no
one was badly hurt.
At 2:20 the flre had not spread beyond
the top story of the counter company's
building.
SAYS STATE LAW IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL
By Associated Press. .
MONTGOMERY. Ala.. July IS.— Judge
Jones of the United States circuit court
ruled today that the new state law, under
which removal of a suit by a railroad
company from a state to a federal court
revokes the license of the railroad com
pany, is invalid and in violation of the
constitution of both the state and the na
tion.
It abrogates, the court held, the con
tract between the corporation and the
state, and also Is in violation of the state
constitutional provisions that corporations
shall have the same rights to sue and be
sued as individuals.
The court also gave reasons for grant
ing temporary injunctions to restrain op
eration of state rate regulation laws, his
object being to allow the railroads oppor
tunity to prove their allegations that the
laws are unconstitutional.
BURGLARS BLOW UP
POSTOFFICE SAFE
By Associated Press.
GOLDFIELD, Nov., July 13.— Three
burglars, one in female disguise, dyna
mited the safe in the postofflce at Co
lumbia this morning at 2:30.
Columbia is a suburb of Goldfleld. The
explosion was heard by Deputy Sheriff
Owens and Jirdge Solomon, who made a
desperate effort to capture the trio.
Two of them got away in the van of a
fusillade from automatics In the hands
of the officers. Charles Morton, the third
burglar, fell and dreW his gun, but he
was overpowered before he could flre a
shot. He was brought to Goldfield this
morning and placed in the county Jail.
Thus far he has not yielded to the sweat
ing process which Is being administered
In order to secure, the names of his com
rades.
Cashier Guilty
By Associated Press.
BALTIMORE. Md., July 13.— John W. H.
Gelger, late cashier of tho Canton Na
tional bank of this city, was this morning
found guilty in the United States court
of abstracting and fraudulently using
funds of the bank. Sentence was sus
pended pending a motion for a new trial.
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HARRIMAN LINES
SUBJECT OF REPORT
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION MAKES MOST
EHAUSTIVE REPORT
President and Attorney General Expected to ' Determine from State
ments Whether or Not Government Has Cause for
Instituting Proceedings Against Railroad Magnate
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, July 13.-A report
was made public today by the
Interstate commerce commission
of its Inquiry into the railroad operations
of E. H. Harrlmnn, and of the operations
of the so called Harrlman lines of rail
way, which hfts been In progress for sev
eral months.
The report, which was written by
Franklin K. Lane, is the unanimous ex-.
presslon of the commission. The report
has been transmitted to President Roose
velt and the department of Justice.
It Is expected by the commission that
It will be determined by the president
and Attorney General Bonaparte from
the Statements set out in the report
whether (he government will institute
any sort of proceedings against Mr. Har
riman, or the corporation involved in the
Inquiry.
No recommendations are made by the
commission as to whether criminal or
civil prosecution be instituted as a re
sult of Its Inquiry.
The report Is an exhaustive summary
of the evidence.
of the evidenrc, enters fully Into a dis
cussion of the policy pursued by Mr. Har
rlman in obtaining and maintaining con
trol of the various lines of railway in the
Harrlman system, and presents a fairly
complete history of the operations of the
various lines.
Bxcerpta from the verbatim testimony
of Mr. Harrlman are given to show, as
stated in the report, that "it is only the
law which prevents the concentrating in
Mr. Harriman's hands of every railroad
line lying between Canada and Mexico"
Is the frank admission of Mr. Harriman
himself, made at the hearing.
Has Great Ambition
"To gather under ono head all existing
transcontinental lines or as many as pos
sible, and to exclude the incoming of all
competitors, became manifestly the Har
riman policy, which was inaugurated in
1901 by the 'issuance of $100,000,0(10 of con
vertible bonds by the Union Pacific."
Mr. Harrlman's eventual control of
many of the competing transcontinental
lines was prevented, it is pointed out. by
the supreme court's decision in the North
rn S. purities casp. It is shown by the
report that it has not been the Harrlman
policy to permit the properties brought
under Union Pacific control to decline, as
in every case they are better today than
they were when Mr. Harrlman acquired
them.
Particular stress Is laid by the commis
sion on the elimination of competition in
transcontinental business among the Har
rlman lines, and the combination indl
catps that is the matter of large signifl
rnncp developed in its inquiry.
Special reference Is made to the deal
hv which Mr. Harriman secured control
of the Salt Lake road and manipulation
of the Chicago & Alton, a very carcflu
synopsis of thp financial operations in
both instances being given. Concerning
the Chicago & Alton transaction the com
mission says:
Makes Damaging Admission
"It was admitted by Mr. Harrlman that
there was about $nn,000,000 worth of
stock and liabilities issued against which
no property had been acquired, and this
is undoubtedly an accurate estimate.
'The commission further says concern-
REAR ADMIRAL ADMITS
SOME DEFECTS EXIST
POINTS OUT IMPERFECTIONS OF
BATTLESHIPS
Brownson Says Oregon, Kentucky
and Kearsarge Were Best of
Their Day When They
Were Built
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, July 13.-Regardlng a
series of special articles in a service
publication which have to some extent
been reproduced in the daily press criti
cising adversely the battleships of the
navy Rear Admiral Brownson today Baid
'""Th'atThcVe are defects in the Oregon
the Kentucky and the Kearsarge is well
known; in fact, these defects were dis
covered before the completion ot these
shins but the wonder is that there are
so few defects considering that they were
tL first heavy battleships built In this
"compared to the battleships of other
naUo£ Tsigned and built at the Bame
time the Oregon class was conspicuously
superior- in fact, that class was referred
oTy the leading British technical papers
at the time as fhe 'peerless baUleship,
and the interior arrangement and other
points were of special excellence.
"It is time that their armor was badly
placed, but that arose from an addition
to the ships of a great amount o ma
terial, stored and machinery not included
in the original design.
"It is also true that they lacked bal
anced turrets, but when they were built
there were no such wreta in any navy.
"Their eight-Inch ammunition tubes
were also not sufficiently protected. As
to the criticism directed at the larger size
of the ports in the turrets, these had been
corrected in later designs by bringing the
trunnions of the guns nearer to .the front
of the turrets, so that the battleships of
later design are free from this defect
"As to the gun platforms, which Is the
main purpose of the ship, the Oregon
class has no superior, and even at this
late date they should give a cood account
of themselves in action. In fact, t.-.king
everything into consideration, it is only
surprising that we built as good ships at
that time."
GARAGE OWNER IS
CRUSHED TO DEATH
By Associated Press.
BELLINGHAM, Wash., July 13.— J. J.
Larson, liveryman and garage owner of
this city, 'was crushed to death in an
automobile accident last nig.it a few
miles south of here. He attempted to
turn the machine in a narrow road and
backed over a forty-foot embankment.
ClNrtl V TfIDIPC* JOAII.T, 5 CEWTB
b IIMILK WUI ICO. •s } SUNDAY, 5 CENTS
Ing the Alton deal that "it Is evident that
Its history is rich In illustrations of va
rious methods of Indefensible financing."
In Its conclusion the commission says:
"The effect of the control of the South
ern Pacific by the Union Pacific has been
to unify and amalgamate the manage
ment of these two roads and steamship
lines and to eliminate competition be
tween them in transcontinental business
and In business to and from oriental
.ports.
"The joint control of the Alton rallrond
by the Union Pacific and tho Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific Railway company
has undoubtedly eliminated competition
between the Alton and the Rock Island
between Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas
City.
"These are conspicuous illustrations of
the 'community of interests' and 'har
mony of management' which Mr. Harrl
man suggested when he demanded repre
sentation upon the Santa Fe board.
"If the policy of purchasing and con
trolling stocks In competing lines Is per
mitted to continue. It must mean suppres
sion of competition."
Commission's Recommendation
The recommendations of the commis
sion, which are more general than spe
cific In terms and application, say that
the function of a railway corporation
should be confined to the furnishing of
transportation and that railways should
not be permitted to invest generally in
the securities of other railway and steam
ship companies, excepting connecting
lines for the purpose of forming through
routes of transportation, Including
branches and feeders. Its surplus funds,
says the report, should he used for tho
betterment of Its lines and In extensions.
In conclusion the report says:
"Competition between railways as well
as hetwppn othpr Industries Is the estab
lished policy of the nation. And while
the acquisition of small minority stocks
of a competing line might not decrease
the competition, yet the acquisition nf
any considerable amount of stock, with
representation on the board of directors
of such railroads, unquestionably has the
effect of diminishing competition and
lessening to an extent Its effectiveness.
The time has come when some reasonable
regulation should be imposed upon the
Issuance of securities by railroads en
gaged in Interstate commerce."
In the opinion of the commission regu
lation will tend to make securities safer
and more secure for Investments, and
therefore benefit not only the railroads
but the public.
Harriman Dominates
"Within three years after the reorgan
ization of the Union Pacific Railroad com
pany In 1896 Mr. Harrlman became the
dominating spirit in that corporation.
"As chairman of the executive commit
tpe he exercised powers that are well
nigh absolute. The directors have dele
gated their power to manage and direct
all the business and affairs of the com
pany to an executive committee of five
members, who shall act 'In such manner
as such committee shall deem best for
the company's Interest In all cases In
which specific directions shall not have
been giv-pn by the board,' and in turn the
chairman of the executive committee is
(Continued on Pane Three.)
GREEK RESTAURANT
ATTACKED BY MOB
WINDOWS AND DOORS BROKEN
BY BRICKS
Shots Fired Into Crowd from Inside
Restaurant, but None Takes
Effect— Attack the
Police
By Associated Press.
ROANOKE, Va., July. 13.— A Greek
restaurant in Salem avenue was at
tacked by a mob late tonight in retalia
tion for the treatment that a young
American received at the hands ot sev
eral Greeks in the place.
Windows and doors were demolished
with bricks and other missiles.
Several shots were fired into the
crowd from inside the restaurant, but
without effect. Police Judge John
Randolph Bryan ordered the police to
arrest an American who was in the
street, but when the officers started to
do so the crowd yelled "no you don't,"
and closed in. The policemen did not
succeed in making the nrrest. A flre
alarm was turned in and when the
firemen commenced to play a stream of
water on the crowd it scattered.
The police thon made a number of ar
rests. At 3 o'clock Sunday morning a
tour through the section In which the
Greek restaurants are located showed
that every Greek place In town, num
bering a dozen or more, had been
wrecked.
Several Syrian stores have also been
damaged. The mob at 3 o'clock had
scatterejj over the central portion of
town. Mayor Scutcheon is still on the
streets pleading with tho mob to dis
perse. Two arrests have been made
by the police, but one of the men was
rescued by his friends. The crowd will
likely be on ithe streets till daylight.
The Greeks have left their places and
cannot be found.
MARCHING WORKMEN
HAVE DEMONSTRATION
By Associated Press.
MONTPELJER, Prance, July 13.—
Marching workmen and their sympathiz
ers, singing anarchistic airs, stopped to
night in front of the barracks and ac
claimed the soldiers, whom they invited
to Join in the procession of demonstra
tion.
The troops were confined, however, and
were not allowed to minglo with the
elebrators, who as far as has been re
ported, were not disorderly. At a mass
meeting the workmen condemned the
government and expressed sympathy
with the south of France.
REBUTTAL IS
SENSATIONAL
WITNESS CONFESSES TO
RIOTING
WARRANT FOR PERJURY ISSUED
AGAINST PHYSICIAN
Evidence in the Haywood Case
Brings Forth Many Surprises.
Orchard Is Partially
Substantiated
By Associated Pref".
BOI3E, Idaho, July 13.-Sensatlon fol
lowed sensation quickly in the Haywood
trial today when the state commenced
Its rebuttal evidence.
One witness on the stand confessed to
participation in a labor riot resulting in
the death of two men, the record of a
conviction of murder in the second de
gree of a witness for the defense and
proof of another having been sent to the
insane asylum upon the information of
his neighbors was offered, its admlssibil
ity was argued and the decision of the
court will be handed down on Monday
morning.
Finally, shortly after court adjourned
for the day, information was sworn to
and a warrant for perjury issued in a
magistrate's court against Dr. I. L. Mc-
Gee, a physician of Wallace, Idaho, who
was one of the witnesses for the defense
in the discrediting of Orchard. Supt.
J. W. Bailey of Shoshone county, who
swore to the information against McQee,
leaves for Wallace tonight and will ar
rest McGee on arrival there.
Dewey Confesses
William Dewey, a witness in rebuttal
for the state, confessed to active, armed
participation in the destruction of the
Bunker Hill and Sullivan concentrators
at Wardner.
Harry Orchard swore that William F.
Davis, known among his fellows as "Big
Bill" Davis, led the mob.
Davis himself was sowrn to having
been elsewhere and positively denied any
connection with the crime.
Dewey swore today that not only did
"Big Bill" accompany the mob to Ward
ner but that he served out guns, rifles
and ammunition to the union men gath
ered in the union hall at Burke before
th«y went to Wardner.
With eyes downcast and fingers nerv
ously picking at the braiding around the
rim of a gray sombrero, Dewey told it
all. Repeatedly he was requested to
raise his voice, and with a quick glance
at counsel he complied, only to sink back
Into an almost Inaudible tone. Under the
provocation of sneering cross examina
tion by T. F. Richardson, he rallied and
even became combative, hut throughout
the recital he gave evidence of a certain
remorse.
Alleged Perjurer Is Wealthy
Dr. I. L. MnOee, against whom a war
rant for perjury was issued this after
noon. Is a wealthy resident of Wallace.
In his testimony for the defense he
swore that Orchard was in Wallace In
August and July of 1904. It was at this
time that the state claims and Orchard
himself says he was in Denver planning
the Bradley murder. One of the wit
nesses today swore that Orchard was at
her hotel in Denver in- July and August,
1904. McGee was also one of the wit
nesses who swore that Orchard was at
Mullen on the day of the explosion at
the Bunker Hill and Sullivan concen
trator.
Ten witnesses in rebuttal were exam
ined today. Most of them were called to
disprove statements as to Orchard's
movements In northern Idaho and as to
the disposal of his interests in the Her
cules mine.
One of the most interesting of the wit
nesses was August Paulsen, who was at
one time a partner of Orchard in the
Hercules mine. Orchard swore that he
planned to kidnap Paulsen's children and
extort a ransom of $30,000. Paulsen was
called at this time to show that Orchard
disposed of his interest in the mine some
time before he left the state. Paulsen
will be recalled later.
Counsel for the state expect to finish
< Continued on Pane Tyto.l
THE DAY'S NEWS
FORECAST
For Southern California: Fair
Sunday; fresh west winds. Max),
mum temperature in Los Angeles
yesterday, 80 degrees; minimum, 60
degrees.
PART I
I—Broken1 — Broken arm unattended.
2 — Harrlman's hand is shown.
3 — Orchard is confirmed.
A — Youths are under ban.
6 — Relics seen in old mound.
7 — Take outing by the sea.
PART II
2 — Society news.
3 — Dramatic news.
A — Editorial.
s—City5 — City news.
6.7 — Sports.
PART Ml
I—Real1 — Real estate news.
2 — Battleships for peace.
3 — Maine man's new stunt.
A — Assessor talks back.
s— Markets.
6.7 — Classified advertisements.
PART IV
Magazine section.
PART V
Children's magazine.
PART VI
Colored comic supplement.
FOREIGN
Peace conference -will probably adopt all
American proposals.
Chargns against Russian officers are for
capital offenses.
EASTERN
Finding of interstate commerce commission
on Harrlman Unas is made public.
Rnar admiral admits thoro are defects In
some battleships.
LOCAL
Phelan may d« mayor of San Francisco.
Rebuttal in Haywood care springs surprlne
Sensational statement mad* at Christian En
deavor convention.

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