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Closing of the Southern
Pacific Political
No Railroad Cash for Fixing
Conventions and the
Julius Kruttsclwitt. assistant to Presi
dent Harrlman of tl:o Southern Pacino.
and W. F. Uerria of the railroad com;
nany'n law department, are In San Fran
dmoa. Tho inhabitants of the yellow build- |
:r~ i^id the denzons of tho annex com
nrt-hi>nd Nearly that Kruttschnitt stands
n«M t-^ he president of the road. Ex
lnj!.£*s frf the maintenance of a political
bttrt&Q Oitnnot be puid without his sane- ,
\ian. Tfcure arc lomv.oil assurances that ;
U»«i management has abolished the politl- j
txil bureau. Jlerrin retains his position as !
uti'>rr.»'> of the company, fcut no longer
eojpjra *t>« privilege of drawing on the
cotnpan> J » treasury for money to meet
Political campaign expenses. No doubt
I he com pan v will expect certain members
. of the KiiUroad Commission, at leaEt two ;
wembers of the Slate Board of Eualiza- ;
tJ'irj ari'j other State officers to attest a ;
NU}$a of gratitude by remaining faithful j
Im tb.« interests of the corporation.
' As Htrrin is well acquainted with the !
Stele >;''lcers>. who received assistance ;
from th* pid political department, he will j
probably i ie retained tor awhile to keep
them In line. Several of the officers j
*hcse *■•• f vices may be acceptable to the •
■ < - yrnnai > Lre inclined to resent the inti- :
niation iff corporate ownership, but are
ready -1 1 a debt of personal
■Txtztnn to Mr. Herrln, therefore the
chief nQ he law department may be found
ustlu! y the delivery of purchased goods.
tame Played on Hays.
It'lej iiite well known that C. M. Hays,
■""ho*» joeeded Collis P. Huntington as
I*rc^<-j a., of the Southern Pacific, came
iwn • ith a firm resolve to abolish Her
"n s )jitical bureau and take the com-
P 2 P>j ut of politics. In this step he was
Zyt-ii by Mr. Kruttschnitt. In order to
v^ n j ce c ow'ners of the road in New
* hkt the corporation would be rob
'-%,tgftt. and left if the political man-
Sr'*fch ft^Jip dropped, opponents of
Mr. U$\'-< caused demonstrations of cor
l t»orat-= n utility to be made in Nevada.
'Tn«- 'hr'iits to "cinch" and harass the
" compiifiy were s=o frequent and audacious
! tSat th^ > -wners of the road in New York
b<??an to think that Hays had made a
mistake. The "old timers" on the pay
rcH 8Pt)t up a shout of joy wh»n Hays
res!/rne<l. The prospect that Kruttschnitt
tvf>\;id t>«= placed on the retired list gave
ih'i roiitkal workers a season of delight.
TJ/ej- locked forward joyously to the res
toration of the old political system with
Il«»rrin at the head of the department.
Vbe joy was of short duration. One of
;. "V" tlrst acts of President Harriman—
W ,V>"->s' FU'-.jepsor— was the appointment of
iTrutisohr.;ttt to the position of general
,'lps nsiEf-r suid assistant to the president.
; i-iimuitfe^e tisly came the announcement
that the icmpany wouid not meddle in
pdUUca! .iifairs:, but would adhere ptrict
ly in the Jegitimate business of carrying
freight in! passeng-ers. Harriman hav
j. ing b^f-n i duly apprised of the game
\ flayed <w j Hays by the politicians, is
f prepBrco t« meet threats of hostile legis-
Uufon. Hi expects to hear that the com
r-:n> Kill be robbed if guards are not
Jla<ed la tjie lobby at Sacramento. He
mow." ihrt. j newspapers long accustomed
<j Wrpprjie sustenance become vicious
wh^-n UfJJiii'ed of the nourishment which
aaA subsidy affords. He is said,
■ be firm in the resolve to ad
■ ■ y to the railroad business, and
■■ money for fixing conventions!
-: i naii-*.; ng Legislatures.
andidates for the State Senate
ar*. ••• ■»; ig on railroad support in the
r-t^-*'" < "*• Tipaijrn. They expect orders to
i»? gi^tr. "ut rrom Tn*an<3'uai t«'i g -tnat they )
| sre sc «p;able to the company, so that j
"the rrv :. rn the and yards may get '
the bmti v.'hen thoy apply to the company
fer ftnyjifjal or other assistance in the
can.pnisn their applications will reach the
fT-rK-r.-i] manager. Julius Kruttsehnitt,
who is authorized to speak for the South
ern Pacirur. Herrin, no doubt, will be
T»rivll(»jre j to indorse all such applications '
< .:n-I Bay a eood word for the applicant, 1
especially if the supplicating Senator be
; one tts.t has ever been faithful to the rail- '•
rca-5 an the Legislature.
\ New County Comxnitteemen.
> /J.-fore the end of the week Thomas D.
V yvrter.. chairman of the late Republican
- JP"?* .^ convention, tvin appoint
\*~nt<mj. iJjvnty Committeemen at large
■ 73tm*& inrfhaijeighteen district delegations
trAiari four cornmittcemen and the con
vention authorized the chairman to e»
pdnt cighteeq at large. Early in January
the tirw committee will meet and or-
illew Tickets Will Not Be Issued
Until Last Day of Next
All the holders of annual passes of the
Southern Pacific Company will be mailed
a notice lo-day informing them that the
passes for next year are not ready for
tiistribution. In the mean time all the
Holder? of the coveted little piece of paste
board wiu be allowed to ride on their
1<r fT rt r>asses untI1 January 31 of next
;i " f , ant PrcsS dent Julius Kruttschnitt
vi!l look over the list of those who have
in the past received the courtesies of the
roai. He will also have the say of the
number of passes that will be issued in
the fuiure.
6?.5ue'"rect?F - of Sosenthal, Feder &
Co. Dies After Hlness of
Eleven Days. , .'- "
Samuel Tefier of the firm of Rosentha.1.
rc-d-r &.• Co. passed away yesterday at
Us- rcsid-:ire. 1224. Golden Gate avenue
att^r an Iness of eleven days. The de
•c*?ed w^-s one of the best known pioneer
n-r<han-^ of this city. For the pa«t
&S£. C ! ? £ pmi:rv lle *' as * member it I
the firm - f Iiosenthal. Feder & Co. and
w.j>h regarded as a very capable business
-Feder was a native of Plesh^n Gcr- !
S^fiteffiS 1^ years of age. When he
» a > firt.iieen years of ace ho rom« t n
Jalifornia and locate at MarylvllieSub
■f-quently he u-«nt to Newvilfe where he
* Besides being a capable bu^in.^ ma «
Fed-r was strictly temporal" in all his
hab?ts. n~ succeeded in ama«Uimr a « '■
tfderaWe fortune, A wtfe five dfAT^
as.d one *on survive him The ehildrJ^
<are: Mrs., A. W. Hexter of MarCivnf
UtL Ja<iue Mayer of Berlin Germa v'
Mrs. Big Cohen and Adalina,' AnTu *»A
Mihon Feder. The funoral win be he d
nn "U ednef Jay morning an<j interment will
be at ;he Home of Peace Cemetery.
>rder I& Made by Judge Cook'
on Motion of Her
■ Mrs. Nettie R. • Craven had $5000 cash
bail returned to her by order of Judge
Cook yeeterday on motion of her attor
ney, T. D. Riordan. It was the bail given
ij- Mrs. Craven when she was arrested
in it;e Indictment of the Grand Jury
charging her with perjury.
The Judge held there was nothing be
ore ihe court, as he had quashed the in
dictment some time ago on the ground
hat ft was faulty, and under sections 997
and £38 ol the Penal Code he had no other
fTicaurse tian to exonerate the ball, .as
i ■■ : . . was nothing now before him, the
raalter not having again been laid before
o Fubs-q'jent Grand Jury.
•The -District Attorney ha* the matter ;
now on appeal before the Supreme Court,
jrnd therefore says he did not consider it
reccssary to submit ft to a subsequent
Elevens Engige in
Secret Practice Be
fore Call of Game
Coach Yost' Teaches
H«s Team Several
New Formations
PASADENA, Dec. 30.— Stanford apd
Michigan are ready to step upon
the gridiron on New Year's day
and make the battle of their rives.
Every man is in splendid physical
shape and is playing his game. Stanford
is supremely confident that the Wolver
ines will not have a walk-over. They will
dispute every inch of the distance and if
Coach Yost's men score ' a touchdown it
will be on its merits alone.
On the other hand the Michigan eleven
expects to keep up the admirable work it
has done this season by piling up a big
score against the cardinal.. The men have
become acclimated and are feeling in
grand fettle. They have discarded the
peculiar shoes they have used in playing
in the snow and are able to get over the
ground much faster. This is particularly
notio««*>l« »*» 4Jm> «*•*<, ■•WHO "fail • down-«he
field on kicks with great speed.
Coach Yost thought at first that it would
be unwise to have his men play without
cleats as they were accustomed to them.
On Christmas day the men lined up in
this/ city. They started so fast in getting
into play that they broke their cleats in
the soft sand. To avoid accidents of this
kind the players have tried the regula
tion shoe with better success. '
Michigan seems to possess even greater
speed than the Carlisle Indians. Spec
tators of the notable Indian-California
game two years ago marveled at the speed
with which the red men went into every
play. Yost has developed even greater
speed. His men behind the line start
from a sprint position and in a twinkling
of the eye they form tandem and plunge
through the line or around the ends for
many yards. While the wedge is barred
by the rules yet the Wolverines form so
Aubury Brings Out First
of Long Expected,
The State Mining Bureau yesterday re
ceived from the State Printing Office at
Sacramento the first copy of a register
of the mines and minerals of Lake
County, which was prepared under the
direction of State Mineralogist Aubury.
Some curiosity has been manifested con
cerning this register, which Is the first of
a series of ten which will, severally, ex
ploit L-ake, San Diego, El Dorado, Placer,
Ainadcr, Santa Barbara and Shasta coun
ties in an entirely, new and practical way
for the .benefit of all concerned in mining
as operators or investors. With the Lake
County register is a map upon which are
figures showing the exact locality of min
eral1 deposits mentioned in the register.
The register and map are, therefore, sup
plementary. Each successive register will
be accompanied by a map. -The introduc
tion to the register of Lake County indi
cates the general scope of the work un
dertaken. In part it is as follows:
: The Register of Mines ' and Minerals of the
State of California, issued by the State Mining
Bureau, is intended to give information con
cerning the gold mines — quartz, hydraulic,
dritt, placer, etc.— as well as a list of mills
and arrastras. and also to give corresponding
information relating to each of the mineral
substances mined or commercially utilized In
the State. This forms both a State and county
directory of the mines of California, the reg
ister being 'so printed that each - v county is
represented in a separate pamphlet. .The reg
ister wlir answer for the emdanee of thoss
who want" to. look at any particular mine or
to learn tlie essential facts concerning it. Xo
accompany- the printed " register is a topo-
Kraphieal map -of each county. , showing all
mineral locations, . etc. ■ These maps are on the
scale of two miles to one inch. .The mines
are numbered in the table and a corresponding
number tm; the. map indicates the : exact loca
tion. One may find from this, approximately,
how far he must go from any specified town or
station to reach any particular mine and may
, learn the location of railroads, trails, roads,
etc. ■ , . .it.
The Lake County register has a pre
liminary summary of the mineral re
sources of the county, and this is fol
lowed by a tabulation In which the min
ing deposits are enumerated and de
scribed with considerable detail. Prom th«
table it appears that Lake County has
sixteen quicksilver mines, four copper
mines, one onyx deposit, one chrome iron
deposit, two iron mines and one oil well,
i ne quicksilver mines are nearest the fol
lowing places: Sulphur Creek, In Colusa
County; Middletown.TLower Lake, Quick
silver Knoxville and Lakeport. in Lake
County, respectively. The one oil well is
near Lakeport. The extraordinary rich
ness or the county in mineral sprincrs 5s
brought to light definitely by the register
In that publication there are enumerate!
and described seventy-five springs the
exact location of which Is set forth- ;
The , character of all - mineral deposits
the ownership, analyses of mineral
springs and ownership are also facts that
IME SAJN Jb 1aA.jSvj1.£}\j\J C/ALIj^ X u, £iOiJA.x« . L}iuyjjijiSi.jipjix oxy. .■.'.*• *Z}?*
Tickets for the Coming Event Are in Great Demand and Standing
Room Wil. Be at a Big Premium — Visitors Are Pouring Into
Pasadena and Lodgings Are Now Very Difficult to Find
quickly after the ball is put into play
that there are seven • men forming a
double tandem. \
Every player behind the line watches
the quarter. The moment he gives the
signal the ball is passed and the half or
the State Mineralogist finds worthy of
making public.
Judge Fritz Has Been Successful it*.
Bringing Two Male Parents
to Time.
Judge Fritz has for the second- time
played the role of protector for chil
dren who are neglected by their male
parent, and he feels proud of tho
achievement. A week ago Joseph Thomp
son, a longshoreman, residing on Perry
street, between Harrison and Bryant, was
brought before him for getting drunk and
neglecting his family by wasting all his
wages. The Judge made him promise to
take the pledge and in future give his
wife enough money to support her and
ihe children, and continued the case for a
week. Yesterday Mrs. Thompson ap
peared in court and said that her husband
had taken the pledge and had not tasted
a drop since, giving her all the . money
she needed. The Judge continued the case
for another two weeks to Ee?'how Thomp
son behaved himself.
Yesterday he had a similar case before
him. Christian Peterson, a longshoreman,
was charged by a neighbor. Mrs. Mar
garet McClenegan, 504 Greenwich street,
with frequenting saloons and not provid
ing for his four young children, who were
produced in court. They had to depend
upon the neighbors for support. The
Judge made Peterson promise to go to
work at once and totally abstain from
liquor for a week, and to bring him a
strict account next Monday of what he
had earned and what he had spent for
necessaries. The case was continued till
Laborer Gets His Trunk.
Justice of the Peace Daniels gave judg
ment yesterday in favor of Robert Wad
dell, who sued James Gately, a Potrero
bcarding-house keeper, and the Risdon
Iron Works for the recovery of a trunk
retained by Gately. Waddell came here
from the East under contract to labor
for the iron works, but deserted his po
sition after one day. Gately refused to
give Waddell his trunk until he had paid
for hl.s^fare from the Kast. Justice Dan
iels now orders the return of the trunk
or its equivalent in value. . .
Leaves Estate to Widow.
The will of Pardon A. Cook, who died
at his residence, 2212 Broadway, on the
22d instJ, was filed for probate yesterday.
He leaves his entire estate, which, con
sists of real estate in this city valued at
$120,250 and $14,750 cash, . to his widow,
Lizzie Cook. Upon her death the estate
is to go to the three daughters of the de
ceased. Mrs. Cook Is appointed execu
trix of the will. ■ . .
Died of His Injuries,
Leonidas Fortumas, who was injured
last Fiiday at the intersection of Fourth
and Howard streets by a street. car, died
yesterday morning at. the French .Hos
pital. Coroner Leland will hold an In
quest.' ' •
New Year's Presents,
Such as Water-Colors, . Etchings, Photo
graphs, Statuary, Gold Clocks, Candle
sticks, Candelabra, Dress Suit Cases,
Trunks, Valises, Cameras, Pocketbooks,
Fountain Pens, Pictures and Frames.
Best Values in every department: ; Visit
ors always welcome. Sanborn, Vail & Co.,
741 Market street. » ' ♦
full- hits the line like a catapult. The
tackle does not stand facing his opponent
as is seen - in local games. Yost a has
studied the thing out and make his man
face ■ the center, as would an end. In
doing this the player is able to plunge
Motion to Dismiss the
Second Indictment
Is Granted.
The second indictment against A. C.
Widber, ex-City Treasurer, charging him
with the embezzlement of $13,000 of the
city funds, was, on motion of Attorney
Pelxotto, for the defendant, dismissed by
Judge Cook yesterday on the ground that
the sixty days during which the trial
should have been held had elapsed. The
point was made in view of the decision of
the Supreme Court in the Bergerot case
from ban Jose.
The Judge in granting the mAtion said
he would like to have the point decided
upon by the Supreme Court, but the Dis
trict Attorney says he is doubtful if hf
can appeal in view of the fact that the
indictment was dismissed, which practi
cally ends the matter. It the indictment
had been quashed it would have been dif
ferent. - ,
When Widber was sentenced to eight
years in San Quentin, about three years
ago, the second charge was put on th>»
reserve calendar without objection, so
that in the event of Widber being released
on parole he could be tried again on that
/ rh< L Dl f tr !£ t A , t * orney claims that 'the
decision in the Bergerot case did not ap
ply in the Widber case. In the Bergerot
case the jury had disagreed and no effort
had been made by the District Attorney
of San Jose to bring the case up for re
trial within sixty days, thereby depriving
the defendant of his liberty, which waa
iifh? ?h ? me< ? ?*• ln havin S- a case tried
within that period unless reasonable cause
♦2 wHf shown for a continuance. In
the, Widber case the defendant could not
Qu nfi liberty, as he is In San
T.ulare County Man Tries to Maka
Too Much Out of Squirrel
The Supreme' Court decided yesterday
that John A. Howard of Visalia must be
punished for attempting to : obtain the
bounty for dead squirrels offered by Tu
lare County, on rodents' tails Imported
from Alameda County. v
The animals became such a pest , to
farmers that the Board of Supervisors
decided to offer a bounty of 3 cents each
for their destruction. It was provided
that the tails of the squirrels must be
produced and that an affidavit must be
presented stating that they were killed
in Tulare* County. The. people of Visalia
and ; vicinity l soon exhausted the supply
of squirrels^ and Howard went over into
Alameda ( County - and/ collected 12,000 of
the necessary „• tails. He and two : friends
presented the evidence and. made affidavit
that. the animals had been killed within
county limits. - One of the friends finally
in and get the runner in better style.
Stanford engaged in secret practice to
day. The boys went into the game with
a will and played splendidly. Signals
were given with a snap and the play was
executed in faultless style. Coach Fick-
confessed where the squirrel tails had
been secured and arrests followed.
Howard was tried on the charge of at
tempting to obtain money by false pre
tenses and was convicted. He appealed,
but, the Supreme Court holds that h'.s
punishment is just.
Presidio Disturbers Decide to Save
Their Fighting Energies for the
The persuasive arguments of the police
and post guards have evidently been ef
fective in quelling the disorder at the
Presidio and the neighborhood, has re
sumed its customary appearance of peace
and quiet. Additional guards have been
placed at all points where disturbances
might reasonably be expected to arise and
an all-night patrol of fifty men has been
established, so that there can be no loi
tering on the streets after taps.
Corporal White has been identified as
one of the ringleaders of the mob and he
isat present in the guardhouse awaiting
such punishment as a general court-mar
tial may see fit to give him. Charles
Newak, an unasslgned cavalry recruit, is
said to have taken an active part In in
citing his comrades to riot and he also
will probably.be given an opportunity to
repent of his untimely belligerency..
Mongolian Immigrants Mention Fic
titious Firms in Mexico as Their
Future Employers.
The lack of good faith on the part of
Chinese Immigrants seeking to pass
through this country on their way to
Mexico was forcibly illustrated yesterday
in the case of three coolies who swore be
fore the Chinese Bureau that they were
en route to a town in Mexico, near the
border line, under contract to work for
three firms, of which they gave the
names. - Something in their manner
aroused the suspicions of the Chinese Bu
jeau and they were denied a landing.
In the . meantime Customs Collector
Stratton addressed a confidential letter to
the American Consul in tho Mexican town
named, inquiring 'whether there were
such firms there as were mentioned by
the Chinese. The Collector received a
reply yesterday informing him that no
such firms existed and never had. The
Chinamen will be deported.
Coast Boad Forfeits Franchise.
The Board of Public Works Informtv.1
the Board of Supervisors yesterday that
no work has been done by the Bay and
Coast Railway Company, as required by
the franchise granted May 25, 1901. and
ordinances numbers 316 and 247.' Under
the charter the company was to have ex
pended $25,000 in construction work by
September. 1901, and as it has not done
so the franchise will now be forfeited.
Memorial Committee Will Meet.
A meeting, of the McKlnley Memorial
Committee will be held in Mayor Phelan'a
office at the City Hall on Friday, January
3, ; 1902, at 4 . p. , m. •• . The Mayor has in
"formed the members of | the committee- by
letter that the sum collected now amounts
to nearly $30,000 and it is . necessary to <Us
cuss what disposition shall be made of it.
Cardinal Team Confi
dent of Holding
Down ' Wolverfnes
Officials for the Con
test Are Chosen
by the Managers
ert was greatly pleased and commended
the men. Stanford will make a supreme
effort to defeat Michigan. The line-up of
both teams will probably be as follows:
Michigan. Position. Stanford.
Redden. 1CS I>. E. R Cooper. 15G
White (c). 180 L. T. R McFadden, 1JS0
McGugin, 178 h. O. R....Van Sickle. 181.'
Gregory, 1ST. C .Lee, 190
Wilson, 184 R. G. L Thompson. 185
Shorts, nil R. T. L Traeger. 100
Sweeley, lfc - 8 R. E. L Clark. It5
Weeks. 138 Q Bansbach, 117
Heston, 172 R. H. L Slaker, 17S
Hernstein, 164 L. H. R Fisher; 161
Snow. 184 F Naramore, 1«5
Michigan — Total weight. 1932; average, 176.
Stanford — Total weight. 1905; average. 173.
Dave Brown of Stanford will referee j
the game and in all probability Bert
Oliver, the giant Reliance guard, will act I
as umpire. Brown has been an official of !
some kind in every big football contest. ■
He was at one time Stanford's best mile j
runner. He is well up in the rules and I
should prove a capable man. He is the |
choice of both teams. Oliver's excellent
decisions in the last intercollegiate game
v/on him the approval of the victors and
'vanquished. He acted justly to both sides
and his gentlemanly manner and coolness
won him the admiration of students in j
both colleges. ■
Every seat for the coming contest has
been sold and standing room will be at
a premium. The grand stand will accom
modate 3000 people; but if it were twice
its size it would r.ot contain the people j
who are anxious to see the contest.
Pasadena is rapidly filling up with vis
itors. Every train brings its arrivals and
rooms are difficult to find.
The fiesta is attracting a deal of atten
tion and the committee having the affair
in hand is making every effort to make
it a success.
City Attorney Lane Says'
the Procedure Is
City Attorney Lane advised the Board
of Works yesterday that the Board of Su
pervisors had no power to authorize the
expenditure of 113,000 upon the paving Oi.
Mission street from Silver avenue to
Onondaga avenue and advises that, the
bids therefor be- considered as void and
that the check deposited be returned.
This opinion will be unwelcome news to
the property owners along the line of the
proposed improvement who subscribed
Wo.OOC for the purpose, the city appropriat
ing a like sum. The opinion says:
The city, under the charter, cannot expend
its funds for the pavement of an unaccepted
street. Nor can the city expend more than
$10,000 per year for the improvement of county
roads, if there be any such roads within the
limits of the municipality. Therefore, what
ever Mission street may be, whether county
road or city street, there was no power in the
Board of Supervisors to authorize the expendi
ture of $13,000 for the work proposed and no
power In the Beard of Public Works to call
for bld3 therefor.
The proposed street work involved herein is
Important and necessary and it may be that
by following: another line of, procedure it can
be done by the city, but the procedure taken
ha3 not been such as the law countenances.
Protest Again3t Dismissal.
P. J. Bannan and William Murphy, la
borers, and Timothy Shea, sewer cleaner,
in the Department of Public Works, have
complained to the Civil Service Commis
sion that they have been irregularly dis
charged from their positions. The com
mission has a rule that when dismissals
of the city's employes are made those
lowest on the eligible list shall be the
first to go. It is claimed that this rule
V?as violated by the Board of Works In
tlie case of the laborers named and a
number of others. The commission sent
a letter to the Board of Works calling at
tention to the fact3 stated, but has as yet
received no reply.
there any soap but
Pears' which has been sold
in two centuries and is
selling in the third ?
Sold all over the wetld. „
Heavyweights Agree to
Meet in This City for
Match to Bo Declared Off if
Maher Defeats Sailor
Next Month.
NEW YORK. Dec. 30.— James J. Jeffries
and Tom Sharkey were matched to-day
lor a fight which will Involve the Heavy,
■weight championship of the world. Bil
ly Delnney. who is Jeffries' manager, met
Sharkey and his manager. Barney Reich,"
eta resort here this afternoon. Delanoy
said that he was anxious to Induce Bob
Fitzstmmons to meet the champion once
more and he had given hlm> dus notice
of his whereabouts, but neither Fltzsim
mona nor any representative of his put
in an appearance, so Delancy clinched
the bargain with Sharkey. According to
the articles of agreement tho fight will
tato place on any day between March 17
and April 30 before the club offering tSe
best Inducements. 'I'"
Immediately James Kennedy, represent
ing the Yosemite Club of San Francisco,
bid 62*s per cent of the gross receipts and
the men agreed to light in San Francisco
under that club's auspices. >-
There 13 just a possibility that the men
will not meet, and that, according to tho
articles of agreement, is the chance that
Sharkey is defeated by Peter Maher in
their bout in Philadelphia in the third
week of January. The bout will be de
clared off should Sharkey succumb to
Yosemite Athletic Club Trying to
Match the Blacksmith Against
The Yosemite Athletic Club, which has
secured the Jeffries-Sharkey fight for
March, promises to be the leading bidder
for big matches nest year. At Its head is
Sol Levison. Among the gentlemen who
are said to have an interest in the new
organization 13 Harry Corbett. James C.
Kennedy, matchmaker of the Twentieth
Century Club, which brought oft many
important bout3 during tha past year,
will act in the same capacity for the new
Kennedy may not be overpopular on this
coast, but it is a fact that boxers of abil
ity place implicit reliance in his word and
judgment. He is really the only man who
can induce Fitzsimmons to re-enter the
ring, and he is now using every effort to
get the blacksmith to box in this city.
If he succeeds Jeffries and Fitzsimmons
will battle here for the championship in
The Yosemite Athletic Club now has a
bona fide membership, and as socn as Its
gymnasium is completed Levison will ap
ply for a charter and license.
Wants Damages From a Bailroad.
REDDING, Dec. 30.— Frank Kinghorn-
Jones, said to be a cook on the *Steamer
Zealandia, has brought suit in the Su
perior Court of this county against the
Southern Pacific Company for damages in
tl? sum of $17,500. Jdnes alleges in his
complaint that on December 30. 1809, he
bought a ticket from San Francisco to
Berkeley; that when Golden Gate, a
Berkeley suburh, was reached he stepped
off the train during Its stop and when
travel was resumed the conductor refused
to honor his ticket and ejected him from
the train. His head struck a rail and he
was seriously injured. The complarn,f
then goes on to recite* that he was placed
in the baggage car of the tram and later
wa3 assaulted by a train hand.
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