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MABTSVILLE. Dec. 21.— Hugh Buchan
an this evening notified Judge Da\*is that
he did not desire to appeal his case and
asked that the commitment be sljrneii
and he be taken to San Quentin. This
was against his attorneys' wishes, and,
Buchanan filed with the clerk a notice
that on Saturday, January 5. he will movo
In open court to have his attorneys dis
charged. .
Attorneys' Discharge.
Serves Notice of a Motion for His
BUCHANAN WXLIi NOT APPEAL.
SAN RAFAEL, Dec. 3t— Leo! Getz. an
aged searcher for the burled treasure.- was
to-day : fined - JS 50 by Justice : Rodd.en • fdr
digging up the ranch; of Frank Foster at
Larkspur. Mr.Getz claims to., have re
ceived a ."hunch" , from • the spirits of
the other world to the ; effect ' that much
buried gold : Is lyinp hidden ¦ around this
county.- For. several years he worked on
the hills near this - city,; but found . no
treasure. For. some time past ' he has la
bored at Larkspur. -: His search was car
ried-on with such .vigor-; on', the .-Foster
ranch : ' that ». its owners : became alarmed
at .the « havoc < wrought and called upon
the ! officers to ston it -
tory That He Is Fined.
Aged Man "Digs Up So Much .Terri-
SEEKING BURIED TREASURE:
' wpODlJAND^oDec, -;3U^-The' coldest
•wave,of'the;, season Is : sweeping- over ' the
Sacramento sVailey. ;,.The fog which pre
vailed'..' fwr . . about -j. two .weeks - has given
way to a cold north .wind and very heavy
¦ frosts. -, The cold snap : willbe , an advan
tage to.; the fruit trees. .
fog; and Heavy Frosts.
holders. '. Senator Miienter.. will ;eariy-=;durr'
ing the coming session of the Legislature
introduce: a bill reducing; their- salaried
and he will have the support , of at least
one of the two Assemblymen from? this
county. This programme Is in-aceorU*nce.
with the platfoim adopted by the late Re
publican County,' Convention. ; .. : i. : .
The Grand Jury , to-day recommended
that salaries In this county-be. reduced: as
follows In^the next county- government
•bill: •.•-Sheriff-.: from $3600 to $3000; Recorder,
from 52500 to! SlMiO; , Auditor,- from $1000 to
SVW; Assessor, from 114.000 to $11,000; the
Assessor to pay. all deputies, furnish ' a
military roll free of cost and pay into the
treasury all fee* on poll tax and personal
property tax; County Clerk, from $3500 to
State Senator MiicnterjWill fiitrpduceV
-„ - 'a Bill -Cutting Down Their
Salaries.
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CdNSTEBJCTATiOir AMONG "
SAN JOAQtriN OFFIciALS
f JJeuteriant JJC.'Burnett is to. report 'at
the San ; Francisco • naval training station
on January'/; 10 ? as ;"; assistant . officer ' ; in
charge of the naval recruiting rendezvous.
Acting 'Assistant Surpeon Thomas W.
Jackson,"; on j arrival at San Francisco, ; is
assigned to duty at the general .hospital.
Presidio;;; v : : - . • . .:-.-.¦ \ -;-+s-:l
, Deo, 31.-Postmasters
commissioned:... -, : . California— William P.
' Burise>y. /• Altrurja :" • : ¦ F.i-ederick ? Reetzke,
;Stpw^;;V r^regon-r-^Michor . E..7 Page, * Clat3
k.'uiie, Washington— Charles . E. Moaler,
Pateros. . ' • :¦ ':
'" The. iio*tr>ni<-f*s at .Picard and Green
¦'wa"yi?:Cn.liCorrJfa't '.will ; r'b.'e. domestic money
\Otiev^;6pSQ.ia fia.ttor: : Jsinuary 2. ¦ -.;¦ ' .
¦¦¦I'eniioh**- Issued :¦•: ;<Jarifornla : (origiriaO—
Danie:lVS. ; f Quimljy;'PoIiiL: Arena; $$;' Isaac
H. ;Hurne.tt; '-Vallejo; ;?G; .Augustus Cook,
Bah ::T>iegor ; -"$r« -Increase— Peter Cassidy,
:VaJle:Jo;..^lft.-'-Reissue— Michael St. Marie,
Soldiers' '.Ilome,"lx)s Angeles, $8. Widows
(priglrial)^-Aiice E. Ghapin, San Jose. SX
• Oregon . (original)— Ezra. Crossi Portland '¦
$e;'Andrew-.:'Wil8.ori.-Inciepe.ndence. $6; Wfl
¦llam--:L, f.Towne, Salem; $6; . Restoration
nha^relssue^Mllton Uarner',' dead,' Baker
City; 517.
,.X Washington (original)— James M. John-
EOn; ; Colfax; : ?6. ¦¦: ':¦.- ¦¦¦¦¦¦_ .•r--'.v'."". ¦ .'-¦. : . ¦¦'.:; >T-.-..v : '.'
Pensions Granted.
Postoffice Appointments and List of
INTERESTS THE COAST.
BUSY DAY FOR COLLEGE
MEN AT PACIFIC GROVE
Field Sports and Discussion of Chris
tian Topics Divide the
. Time.
PACIFIC GROVE. Dec. 31.— Thla, the
last day of the nineteenth century, was
a busy day for the college men assem
bled in Pacific Grove.
The first session of the convention was
the morning meeting of the missionary
Institute, which Is under the direction of
George W. Leavitt-of New York, travel-
Ing secretary' of the Student Volunteer
movement In North America. Mr. Leavltt
spent an hour in discussing plans and
methods for carrying on effective mission
ary work In colleges., At' 9 . o'clock the
two dally Bible classes were conducted by
E. T.-Colton of New York and C. V. Hlb
bard of Chicago. Mr. Colton"s talk dealt
chlefiy with the question of personal work
in the futherance of Bible study among
college men, and Mr. Hlbbard spoke of
the way of carrying on Bible classes in
college associations. Both classes were
well attended.
At 10 o'clock the usual platform address
was delivered by Dr. Charles S. Nash of
the Pacific Theological Seminary of Oak
land,'his topic being the "Supremacy of a.
Life , of Service." The mst hour of the
morning was occupied by Chairman , Col
ton with a talkto'the conference upon
"Work for New Students." - : irHWCTfflBhrf
The first baseball tournament -was held
this afternoon at the City, Baseball Park,
the players being divided according to
classes. The nine composed of the class
of '04 men, captained by Lam of the Uni
versity of the Pacific, played the class of
'03,' which McDonald of the University -of
Washington captained, .the '03 men win
ning by a score of 23 to 4. The class of '02.
captained by Cuttle of the. University of
California, won from the class of '01, cap
tained by B,ixby of Pomona, by a. score of
4 to 3,' and in the finals '02 defeated '01 In
a. well contested game, the score of which
was 9 to 5.
Theilast exercise of the day. was the
evening v "Life Work * Conference," which
was addressed by. Mr. Col ton. ; The sub
ject presented to-night was the "Sacred
ness of Secular Things," and the leading
point brought out' was mat a man need
not choose a religious calling | in ¦ order I to
Berve God, but, that If every man selected
that career for .which he was. most suited
and -felt that- he was lir^ It by the will of
God.- he was furthering- the- kingdom' of
God asmuchln a. secular as in 'a religious
.calling/. - ; . ;.- .'-.-. :-..•' -.v ;".-.-¦• :¦;•.. -": •¦'-' ; . - ; . .
SPOKANE. Dec. 31.— Frank Hodge, an
actor, has begun suit against Ed^F. Car
penter. a • mining man of Republic, ask
ing, for $50,000 for the alienation of his
wife's! affections. Hodge claims that the
-woman eloped ; with Carpenter from . a
town in Michigan three years ago, taking
with them Hodge's ll-year-old child. He
says he has been trying to .track them
ever since, .and Just missed catchine them
in; Chicago several months'. ago.' "Carpen
ter Is said to be the son of a millionaire. :
Against a Mining Man of
• Republic.
Actor Frank Hodge Begins an Action
SUES FOR ALIENATION . '
OF WIFE'S AFFECTIONS
Emmington was awaiting trial for an
attempt to murder State Prison Guard
Samuel Randolph, whom he shot at Point
San Quentin last month. While confined
In the penitentiary he conceived a hatred
of Randolph, and after his discharge he
returned to the Point and waited for Ran
dolph to come from the prison for his
mall. He attacked Randolph and fired
upon him. inilicting a severe flesh wound.
The desperate man took to the hills and
eluded his pursuers until midnight, when
he was captured by Sheriff Taylor on the
ridge back of this city.
Emmlngton's escape to-day was due to
a violation of Sheriff Taylors Injunctions
to his deputies never to allow the man
out of the steel tank without a guard be
ing present to -watch him. This afternoon
E B.-Martlnelll called to see Emmington.
and Deputy Sheriff Lucas let him out of
the tank. When Martlnelli departed the
prisoner asked for and was allowed to
take a bath. When Lucas returned at
supper time Emmington hid behind the
door and escaped. Sheriff Taylor went
to San Francisco In the afternoon and did
not: learn of the escape until his return,
about one hour afterward.
Several posses are searching: for the «
convict. It Is reported that he was seen
going toward Point San Pedro. His cap
ture Is almost certain, as his face has a
large scar, which will easily lead to his
detection. ¦ _ -
SAN RAFAEL. Dec. 31.— J. Emmington,
an ex-convict, escaped from the County
Jail here this afternoon at 4 o'clock and
Is still at large. lie got away while Dep
uty'Sheriff John Lucas was feeding the
prisoners, hiding behind the door in the
main corridor until Lucas had passed in
and then walking out.
Randolph of San Quentin,
Gains Freedom.
Emmington, the Assailant of Guard
EX-CONVICT ESCAPES
FROM MARIN'S JAIL
Over 300 head of pure bred -and high
grade cattle have been entered for the
exhibition. This stock is from Missouri,
Illinois, Kansas, Colorado, Iowa, Nebras
ka and Utah. Most of it will be offered
for sale at the close of the show and it
will therefore attract considerable atten
tion from the breeders of this and ad-
Joining States.
The mall of the national association as
well as the general committee in this city
Is daily burdened with letters containing
the same information. All of them ask:
"Will the Southern breeders be at your
meeting" If they are coming up, we will
be there to talk business and make con
tracts for this year."
J. M. Boardman, ore of the leading cat
tlemen of Montana. In a recent conver
sation said: "Our State has not over 43
per cent of the cattle on the range that
ft should have. The percentage has been
growing less for two or three years past,
and our grasses are going to waste be
cause of lack of stock to" eat it. We have
held oft buying because we thought South
ern prices too high, but as present Indi
cations are that they will be maintained
for some years to come, I believe the
feeling to stock up again Is becoming gen
eral among- our people. If we cannot
make contracts for steers at Salt Lake In
January we will be compelled to go to
New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma and
Texas and pick them up as we can."
The demand for steers this year will
be greater than heretofore for several rea
son?. The Asiatic orders at the Pacific
Coast markets during the last twelve
months have been so 'great that the terri
tory usually depended upon to supply
them has been completely denuded of all
desirable cattle, and. the railroads to-day
are called upon to carry stork to these
Western markets from Wyoming. Mon
tana, Utah and even Western Colorado
In numbers heretofore unheard of. The
demands made upon the northern and
western terri^rv by the Eastern mar
ket* have beeiT equally as pressing, with
the result, as one Montana man expressed
it. that "there are no cattle in our coun
try."
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. Dec. 31.—
Heretofore the annual convention of the
National Livestock Association has been
the occasion of a vast amount of trading
between the range men of the North and
the breeders from the Southern States.
Salt Lake City, during the week begin
ning January 14, promises to break all
previous records as a market for young
Southern steers, and it will be no great
surprise if contracts for spring delivery
amounting to $2,500,000 will be signed up
during the seyen days the stockmen are
here.
Westsrn Market Is Unable
to Supply the Present
Requirements.
SOUTHERN STEERS
ARE IK DEMAND
Lumber, : ;and '-:Pianlny:.MHl2n^'^eeii'.'pJjps.ed
ind^n\tely4'- : thtowlne'-%(^.:\tn.en:iout^6iV^ih-.
ploymentj ¦: !The payroll .to about,
$4000 monthly, and the shutting: down "of
•the ;! mHi;- : Vwhl(eh:vwitt»'-.oh^.:;Qt/;ihe"\la'rR>ai
in the interior. Is a. blow to the' clty. : .The
financial-condition of the • property : Is -said
to;' be .good, but- H; • K- Moore'; who; with
the Moore minors, is the principal owner;
says, that he knew nothing; of .the' lumber
business and could not at : - his ¦ advanced'
age give: the business- the attention it re- !
quired. '- The Jj. E." White .Lumber : . Com
pany, of San Francisco "is a. large 'stock
holdenjayjggyBg IBnSaStfUSS^CS^
Stockton . EumbaV 'MUi:;Closed;
PETALUMA, Dec 31.— Peter Schubert.
a civil -war veteran, took a dose of. iodine
this morning at his home here under the
Impression 'that it was cough medicine.
The s lodfaeand cough cure .were, in- sfrrilr
.Jarly -shaped bottles' and placed ori - a 'shelf '
together. y- Schubert was invthe custom." Of.
taking a: °* niedlclne every .morning;
arid.'thla tinio^ .'lie got.holiSQf; .the.^wfoni?:
: bottle.- vThe / cough -medicine-., w;as- ¦¦'bitter
;ap'd/'he! j alwaya-- drank 'V qtii^kly; ;Thus ; h«
'dld..-hot :rtptic« .his .•mistake " until. "h« : had
-sfcTBtlloSyed -all of -the. lodinfe.A^ physieian^
¦ ; W.h;a:.caHed'i^atid-with. t^QM^tp^t0i^0s
•pump relieved' t.ho patient. : ; :,. ; '¦.:¦•¦.¦¦¦:•:-.¦,-;¦;¦-.
SEATTLE, Dec. Sl.-,Robert Moran,
head of the shipbuilding firm of Moran
Bros, of this city, returned from Wash
ington yesterday, where he has been in
connection with his company's bid for the
construction of one of the new sheathed
battleships. lie says the firm's bid has
been scaled dawn to Its limit, * which is
about $100,000 in excess of' the limit Hxeil
by Congress. The project will not be
abandoned, but will be laid before the
Seattle Chamber of Commerce to-day.
That body will decide whether or not It
Js worth while to the city to guarantee
the difference between the. Morans" bid
and the limit fixed by Congress.
Swallows Iodine by Mistake. \
Contribute Toward Battle
ship's Cost.
Seattle Chamber of Commerce May
Two letters written by Peterson and ad
dressed to Supervisor Ole 'Simonson were
found. They directed that his property
be sold and the proceeds forwarded to
his sisters In Chicago and Norway. No
reason for the suicide is known. Peterson
was unmarried.
M0B.ANS DECLINE TO
REDUCE THEIR BID
UKIAH, Dec. 31.— August Peterson, a
prosperous farmer of Little Lake Valley,
in this county, committed suicide by
Bhootlng- himself through the head early
yesterday -morning. The deceased was a
native of Norway, aged about 32 years.
Two neighbors who went to his place yes
terday found his body on the hearth In his
sitting-room. A pistol was lying by its
side, and an examination showed that a
bullet had entered the ear, penetrating the
brain.
Dwelling Near Ukiah.
August Peterson Found Dead in His
FARMER COMMITS SUICIDE.
SANTA BARBARA, Dec. 31.— The
last spike on the rJ Southern Pa
cific gap was <jri//n this after
noon, when the riHsr were laid
across the Alcatraz vt- lluet a tew miles
south of Gavlota, The hoast road is now
complete. This (foes n||t mean that it i«
ready for train service. Between twenty
live and thirty miles of the»new track
remain to be ballasted. This is being done
with crushed rock from tho San Luis
Obispo crusher at the rate of about one
mile a day, .which is fast work. Officials
here say they have an intimation that
the middle of February will hardly see a
regular schedule. There were no ceremo
nies when the last spike was driven..
Gap Between Santa Barbara
and Surf.
Rails Now Span the Southern Pacific
IiAST SPIKE DRIVEN .
ON THE COAST LINE
$2300; Treasurer, from $2500 to $1600;. Tax
Collector. -from $lt*0 to $800; County Su
perintendent of Schools, dispensing with
mileage; Supervisors, from $900 each to
$600; Road Commissioner's, mileage not to
exceed $300; District Attorneys, no change;
Assistant District Attorney, from $1&<JO to
I120-J. • . ¦'
Mrs. Allen possesses all her. senses and
they .are comparatively: unimpaired, ex
cept that her. eyesight is dim.
A few yeara later Mrs. Hankerd, became
Mrs. Thomas Allen.After a long residence
at Sidney Mr. and Mrs.' Allen removed to
Beechville, ,Ont.. where twenty-eight
years ago Mr. Allen died. Allen had par
ticipated in the battle of Waterloo and
was a : pensioner of the , British Govern
ment. ;
After the lapse of a year she married
Michael Hankerd, : an Irishman. Hankerd
lived scarcely more than a year. Three,
months after his death a little girl was
born to the widow, who was then 51 years
of age. This little girl is Mrs. John Mor
rison, > herself a widow, with whom the
aged woman now makes her home.
Mrs. Allen' was born In Invernesshlre,
Scotland, December 23, 1798. Her father
was Duncan MacDonald, a ship carpen
ter, lie lived to be 98 years old. Mrs. Al
len has been three times widowed. Her
third husband' died twenty-eight years
ago. She was first married In 1819. Her
husband was Allen Black, who followed
the calling of a ship , 'carpenter. Three
boys came to blesS this union, two. of
whom' died In Infancy. The son that lived
and grew to maturity Is Duncan Black,
who has for years resided in Detroit,
Mich. Allen Black left Scotland with his
wife and boy for Nova Scotia in 1846.
Black died on the way across the Atlan
tic. The widow and her son settled near
what became Sidney, Nova Scotia.
Mrs. Margaret Allen, aged 102 years,
makes her home with her. daughter, Mrs.
John Morrison, in a modest cottage on
North J street. At a family reunion to
morrow her relatives will celebrate her
good health. A week ago Saturday even-
Ing hei;,ohe hundred and second birthday
was observed. Not the least merry.in the
party was the centenarian, who danced
and sang just to show that time , had
neither aged her heart nor stiffened her
limbs.
TACOMA. Jan. 1.— Tacoma has one resi
dent that has lived in three centuries. She
was born in the latter part of the eight
eenth century, lived through the nine
teenth century and at midnight last night
made a start on the twentieth century. •
Special Dispatch to The Call
Born in Eighteenth Cantury,
Mrs. Allen Sees Dawri'of
the Twentieth.
TACOMA WOMAN'S
WEALTH OF YEARS
v- ¦; ' .¦ - ¦¦•
FATHER- TIME— WELL. IT'S UP TO YOU, SONNY. TROT ALONG NOW. !. *
YOUNG CENTURY— IT'S A PRETTY TOUGH PACKAGE TO HAND TO A YOUNG FELLOW, BUT I GUESS I CAN
MANAGE IT. '-.'*¦'>-
Oakland Office San Francisco Call,
1118 Broadwt.y, Dec. 31.
' Ttoe committee of arrangements for the
Sta"te conference of charities and correc
tlbns has completed th6 programme for
the four days' convention which will open
Friday evening at the First Congrega
tional Church. A reception to Dr. Has
tings H. Hart, superintendent for the Illi
nois board, of State aid for children, will
be given Friday afternoon at from 3 to 5
o'clock-at the Social Settlement, 709 LJn
den street. Dr. Hart is secretary of the
national conference of charities and cor
rections. . ¦
The opening session will be devoted to
addresses by Mayor Snow, Hon. Horace
Davis, president of the conference, and
Dr. Hart, followed by a general discussion
upon the objects of the conference.
The remainder of the conference pro
gramme is as follows: 18X0
Saturday, January 6— Morning session: Social
work of the Y. M. C. A.; kindergartens; J.
W. McClymonds, chairman.
Saturday afternoon— Constructive work, pro
gramme in charge of Professor Mary Roberts
Smith of Stanford, subjects: "The Compulsory
School . Uw." report. by Association of College
Alumnae: "District -JsurelaK," Miss Octavine..
Brlgg». • .
Saturday evening— Prison system of Cali
fornia, programme In charge of . Robert Fitz
gerald,-Prison Commissioner; "Reform Schools
of the State," -Sherman Smith, superintendent
of -Whittler.
Sunday— Conference sermon by Rev. Charles
It. Brown of Oakland.
Sunday afternoon— The Institutional church.
Sunday evening — Child «avlng lecture. Illus
trated with Btereopticon Views, I>r; II. H.
Hart.
Monday morning— "California's Care for the
Keeble Minded." - Dr. A. E. Osborne; "State
Hospital* for the Insane." Dr. Hatch, Super
intendent of State HoHiiUals; "County Intlrm
aries," chaplain of the Son Francisco City and
County Infirmary.
Monday afternoon— "Dependent Children,"
suggestions from II. H. Hart on the care of
dependent children in California; Informal dis
cussion by directors and superintendents of
children's homes, programme In charge of Miss
Miner and Mies Trevor, dlscuulon to be opened
by Father Crowley of the Youths' 'Directory.
Points to be considered: (I) What can be done
to develop the Individuality of the institution
child? (2) What becomes of the Institution
child after 14? {3) la it advisable that an in
stitution providing aupport for the child should
require a surrender of guardianship from the
parents? Settlemt?n: work, JJr. Dorothea
Moore, Mies Alice Coliurn. I
Monday evening— "Co-operation Between Pub-
Mo and Private Charities,". Mrs. Pauline Dohr
mann, delegate from the Associated Charities
of Stockton:- "The Denver and Liverpool Plan
of Supporting Private Charities," Mr. Davis
of the Merchants' Association, San Francisco.
(In Denver the charities are supported from a
common fund raised by a board of prominent
citizens, and it Is understood that no one who
contributes to the general fund will lie so
licited for money or ottered tickets by any of
the charities so supported.)
Sessions wilt be open to the public. Morning
sessions will begin at 9.30 -o'clock. Afternoon
sesslsns at 2 o'clock, and evening ses-slons at 8
o'clock.
Special hotel rates have been secured
for those atendlng the conference from
$1 50 a day up, at the Hotel Crellln, Hotel
Albany, Hotel Tourame and Hotel Metro
pole. .
Following are the committees:
State committee of Indorsement— Senator
Thomas R. Hard, Rev. Charles Brown, Dr.
Charlotte Brown, J. K. Collins. Horace Davis,
William R. DaviB. President David Starr Jor
dan. .'William H. Mllln, Rt. Rev. \V. K. Nichols,
Warren Olney, ! Georg 1 * ¦ C Pardee. Senator
fJeorge C. Perkins. Professor Mary Roberts
Smith. President Benjamin Ide Wheeler, Rev.
J. K. Mcl-rf-an, ReV. Thcmas McSweeney. Rev.
I). O. Crowley, John M. Barnett and Rev. Dr.
Jacob Vooreanger.
.Local, committee of arrangements— B. H.
Pendleton, chairman; 1). Kdward Collins,
t-lialrinun of finance committee; Charles Mur
doch. ' chairman of San Kranclsco committee;
J. B. Richardson, chairman of committee on
legislation; diaries S. Green, Mrs. John dish-
Ing, press committee; Katharine C. Felton,
general secretary.
lteception. cominttteo-R. W. Snow. Mayor;
S. P. Hall. Judge Superior -Court; John Allen,
District Attorney; • Fred K. Stratum. Mrs.
Henry A. Butters, Dr. S. I. Shuey. Mrs. C.
C Clay, Mrs. Robert Watt, Mrs. Paul I»hse,
Mrs. C. R. Mrown, Mrs. Jame* MoRltt. Mrs.
Henry Wadsworth, Dr. Myra Knox, Mrs. V.
M. Smith. Dr. -A. Ulllencrantz, Mrs. O. M.
McNear. Miss Annie Alexander, Mr*. R. C.
Craft, Mrs. J. J. Val»ntine. Mrs. M. H. Coffee.
Mrs. D. F. Oliver, Mrs. K. A. Bulkley, Mrs.
It. II. Chamberlain. Mrs. II. B. Smith. Mrx.
John Yule. Mre. G. W. Bunnell. Mrs. John
Glascock. Mrn. I. 'I* llequa. Miss Helen Pen
dleton. Mrs. Matilda Brown, Mrs. E. C. Ses
sions, MIsh Sarah Morton, Mrs. W. S. Sharon,
Judge Van Dyke. Mrs. C. M. Cooke, Mrs. T.
L. Barker, Mrs. George E. Whitney, John P.
Irish. Mrs. S. B. Cheek. Dr. Kdward von Ade
lung and Miss Ethel Moore.
Conference Committee ? An
nounces Programme of
the Session.
Convention Opens Friday. "With Re
ception to Dr. Hastings H. Hart,
the Eminent Eastern
Expert.
STATE CHARITIES
TO BE THE THEME
PASSING THE BUCK OF THE AGES.
THREE OUTUWS
ROB A STAGE
Relieve the Passengers of
Several Hundred Dol
lars in Coin.
Driver cf a Coach on the Harri*on
Hot Springs line Is Compelled'
to Give Up the Ex-
press Box..
Special Dispatch to Tfce Call
VANCOUVER, Dec. 3L— The Harrison,
Hot Springs mail nage was held up at
1:30 o'clock this aiternoon by three
masked highwaymen. The state was
passing througti a belt of woods five miles
from Affassiz Static n. on the line of the
Canadian Pacific Railway, about sixty
miles from Vancouver, when a tall man
holding' a rifle sten>ed from the bushes
aad seized the horses' bridles. At the
cunt moment two other men presented a
rifle from either side, covering the driver
and the nine passer gerb within the coach.
The latter were rr-ostly travelers from
i Vancouver and coast cities going into
Harrison, a village of 500 people and fa
mous baths. One of the passengers was
a woman.
All held up their nanfis and they were
then requested to climb out and line up
for examination. One of the robbera
searched their p^cketb. obtaining money
and valuables worth $500 or $6C0.
A consignment of Government timber
dues of t'Md was supposed to be on the
coach, but It had in r eallty been shipped
by another route. Five mail pouches
were cut open and their contents exam
ined. A Dominion express package, which
contained several thousands' worth of pa
per but little actual ca*h, was taken. The
robbers then allowed the men to resume
their places and ordered the driver to
hurry forward.
The woman, who evidently was poor,
had only 65 cents, and the tallest robber
cave the money back to her, saying that
he could not take so small an amount for
New Year's. Ke took a $5 piece that he
had just extracted from another man's
pocket and handed It to her.
This Is the second time in a year and a
iialf that this stagro has been held up in
the same spot. On the last occasion a
comparatively small haul was made by
a lone highwayman. The provincial po
lice are making every effort to locate the
robbers.
DESTBT7CTTVE FIEES
AT CENTURY'S CLOSE
Valuable Property in Iowa, "Wiscon-
sin, Michigan and Pennsylvania
Gees Up in Smoke.
BHEPOTGAN'. Wis.. Dec. SL— Fire
oroke out tnis afternoon In the Reiss Coal
Company's dock No. L tea moment the
entire dock was wrapped in flames. The
CSS. it is stated, will reach $15,000. The
ause of the fire was spontaneous combus-
Jon.
FAIHBANKS. Iowa, Dec. 3L— Fire to
lay destroyed nine business buildings.
The entire destruction of the village was
prevented only by the tearing: down of
leveral structures. C. W. Eckelburs: of
.Taterloo and John McCunniss of Fair
banks were perhaps fatally Injured.
GRAND RAPIDS. Mich., Dec. 31.— The
<ntlr* plant of the Grand Rapids Bock
i&fe Company was destroyed by fire to
lay, together with the greater part of
ast •.•aFon's output. The loss Is about
30.0CW. •
PITTSBURG. Pa.. Dec. SI.— The Penn
?etroleum Company's plant at Coreopolls,
Pa,, was almost completely destroyed by
5re U>-o»y. Loss $100,000.
Preparing- Harbor Bill.
TTASHINGTON, Dec. SI.— A sub-com
mittee Qf the House Committee on Rivers
ir.d H^rjws m^ to-dav ??r the purpose
>f Vrtzlng the river and harbor bill in
tiiSVi for presentation to the It'll com
nittee, which will meet next Wednesday
o take up the bill. Chairman Burton
tes that one meeting: oi the committee
be sufficient. He expects to have
bill prepared for presentation to the
jse on Thursday. He will then ask
o hav* It considered on Friday and Sat
irday.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY. JANUARY 1, 1901.
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