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.. MARYSVILLE, June .24.— iiie com
¦mencement 1 exercises of tiei College of
Notre Dame will be hfc.a to-morrow, be
ginning at 9:30 o'clock in the morning.
Notre Dame Commencement.
Low. Excursion Rates— 11 Days' Trin.
$40 first-class, including berth*, and
meals, San Francisco to Seattle, Tacoma,
Vancouver, Victoria, Everett, New What
com and return, allowing passengers am
ple to , go -ashore, and .visit ¦-the va
rious points of interest? For full Informa
tion apply Pacific Coast Steamship Compa
ny's ticket office, 4 New Montgomery st.
LOS ANGELES, June 24.— Charles Mor
rison, a brakeman in the employ of the
Southern Pacific, whose home is in East
Los Angeles, fell from his train and was
killed under the wheels last night near
Beaumont. Morrison was married and
leaves a family. He served in t«.e Phil
ippines and since his return -as had em
ployment with the Southern Pacific.
Brakeman Loses His Life.
Tuesday. June 24. .
Stmr Brooklyn, HIgglns, 14 hours from Lit
tle River,. via Point Arena '11 hours; bound
south; put in to land passengers. . ¦ .¦
Fr bark Marguerite Mirabaud, Beauregard,
138 days from Antwerp.
Bktn W H Dlmond. Hansen, 20 days from
Honolulu. - -
Schr ¦ Una, Harklns, 10 days from. Port '
Blakeley. . ¦
Tuesday, June 24.
¦ Stmr Redwood City,' Moe, ¦ . - ' :
; Per Fr bark Martruerlte Mirabaud— Feb 23,
lat 26 26 N, Ion. 23 IS W, a 3-masted bark
showing letters J B N C, 20. days out from
Rotterdam for Barbados. March '11, lat 2 48
S, Ion 28 54- W, Ger bark Sirene.
PORT GAMBLE — Sailed June 24 — Bark Pal
myra, for Algoa Bay.
PORT TOWNSEND — Passed inward June 24
— Br stmr/Askehall, from Talcahuano.
VICTORIA. B C— Arrived June 24— Br stmr
Empress oi China, from Hongkong; ship Glory
of the Seas, . hence June 7; Br stmr Princess
May, : from Skagway; stmr Si>okane. from
Nome, ¦ ¦ . , . .
OCEAN STEAMERS. ' .
BREMEN— Arrived June 24— Stmr Kaiser
Wilhelm der Grosse, from New York, via
Plymouth and Cherbourg.
PLYMOUTH— Arrived. June 24— Stmr Au
guste Victoria, from New York, for Cherbourg
and Hamburg, and proceeded.
- BOULOGNE-SUR-MER— Arrived June 24—
Stmr Rotterdam, from New York, , for Rotter
dam, and proceeded.
I/ate Shipping Intelligence.
, Frltsch Is himself a steamship owner,
having an interest In the Homer and sev
eral other vessels. He also has extensive
mining interests in the north. In the pub
lished lists the name is given as Homer
Frlbh. • •
PETAL-TJMA, June 24.— Homer Frltsch.
son of George Frltsch, the San Francisco
coal merchant and himself a member of
the coal firm, is one of the passengers on
the steamer Portland, which is drifting
with an Icepack toward the Arctic.
Frltsch's wife, who was a Petaluma lady
before her. marriage, a daughter of Judge
Lippitt, is now here with her parents.
She is greatly worried over her hus
band's danger. When Frltsch left San
Francisco he said he might leave the
steamer at Unalaska, but the absence of
all word makes Mrs. Frltsch positive that
he Is still aboard the Portland, t
ing With Luckless Vessel
Toward the Arctic.
San Francisco Coal Merchant Drift-
HOMER FRITSCH AMONG
THOSE ON THE PORTLAND
Resolved, That a committee of. three, to. be
appointed by the chair, Is hereby directed ;.ip
wait upon the Board of Supervisors 'of the city
and county and convey this resolution' to them.
. The resolution will bo presented "to the
Board of Supervisors. to r morrow.
Ex-Supervisor Charles Wesley Reed
addressed Division No. 205 of the Amal
gamated Association of Street Railroad
Employes of America at their meeting
last night at the Turk-street Temple.
Mr. Reed was introduced by Richard
Cornelius and spoke on "Municipal Owner
ship and Public Utilities," particularly
touching on the Geary-street road.
Mr. Reed said it was of vital moment
that the. municipal road should extend to
the ferries and to the ocean and that a
cross-town line, running from the Pre
sidio, on Chestnut street to Pierce and
thence to Vallejo to Franklin,
across Market to Eleventh and thence to
the Potrero, should be Included, and. It
was therefore necessary to bring-pres
sure-on the Supervisors to include the ex
tension of the proposed Geary -street roatf.
In case, they refused to do t*iis there still
remained a right of petition under the
charter, which would compel the Super
visors to submit the requirements" of the
proposed road to the people for decision.
Another important point that Mr. Reed
made manifest was, tiiat the present
street railroad corporations have-applled
for franchises for street railways on near
ly all the unoccupied streets In the north
ern part of the city. • *¦- ..
. Mr.. Reed then offered this resolution,
which was unanimously adopted :' 7 ."•>-
Resolved, That the application of the United
Railways Company, the California.Street-R-all
'way Company and the Presidio and' Ferries
Railway Company for franchises for 'street
railways, now on file before the Supervisors,
should all be refused; and be It further — ¦ .
ship and Public Utilities.
Association on municipal Owner-
C. W. Reed Addresses Amalgamated
WILLOWS, June 24.— Because of a
dearth of labor the growers of this coun
ty are losing much of their crops. Irr one
orchard it is reported twenty tons of ap
ricots are spoiling on the trees. High
wages are offered, but still workmen can
not be found.
Fruit Rotting on Trees.
SUES DAVIS-STREET FIRM
FOR A BREACH OF IiEASS
Suit was commenced' in the Superior
Court yesterday against Wheaton, Pond
& Harrold by J. A. Folger to recover
$1320 damages for alleged breach of cove
nants of lease. . . /
The defendants are the lessees of Ellen
Folder and rented the property on the
east side of Davis street, between Cali
fornia and Sacramento streets, for a pe
riod of ten years, from March 28, 1896, at
a monthly rental of $460. This lease was
subsequently assigned by C. E*. Whitney
& Co. to Wheaton, Pond & Harrold, who
undertook and agreed to perform all of
It was stipulated in the lease that
Wheaton. Pond & Harrold were to make
all necessary repairs to the premises dur
ing the period of the lease. In January
last certain repairs were necessary and
Wheaton, Pond~& Harrold, it is alleged,
would neither perform their obligation by
having them done nor pay for them. Mrs.
Polger alleges Folge'r had the work done
and settled the bill as well. She claims
that the defendants, Wheaton, Pond &
Harrold, repudiated their obligation and
declined to abide by their written con
tract. The amount of the claim has been
assigned to J. A. Folger, who has com
menced the action. Folger is represented
by Stratton & Kaufman.
Saracco's Case on Trial.
The trial of Jerome Saracco on a charge
of criminal assault upon his stepdaugh
ter, Madge Graham, who was a friend
cf the murdered girl,- Nora Fuller, was
commenced before a jury in Judge Law
lor'b court yesterday, v The evidence for
the prosecution and defense was heard.
The arguments of counsel will be pro
ceeded with this morning and the case
given to the jury. The alleged offense
was committed April 7.
Boy Run Over by a Wagon.
Arthur Hunter, aged 11 years, residing
at 1119 Folsom street, was jumping ( on
end off an Ice wagon yesterday, when he
was knocked down by a- passing vehicle,
the wheels of which ran over his left
leg, breaking it. ,
SAN JOSEi June 24.— The visiting Turn
ers who attended the Bezirk turnfest
were the guests of San Jose Turn Verein
to-day. There were a number of excur
sions, about the county and a picnic at
Alum Rock. Many left for their homes
oil the early trains, but a large\ number
attended the picnic, many t6o« a ride
about the county and visited Los Gatos
and Saratoga, and others went to Mount
Hamilton. . : £¦
/The following Is a full list of the prizes
All around apparatus and field contests
High grade — P. Attlnger, San Francisco Turn
Verein; G. Hotof, Elntracht Turn Section;
l/ouls Scheppler, Elntracht Turning Section.
¦ Secpnd grade — F. Strurver, S. F.T. V. • Carl
Trbst, S. F. T. V.; Charles Kummerla'ender.
E. T. S. Lower grade — J. R. Hammond. S. F.
T. V.; E.-Trost, S. F. T. V.; Karl Schiellng,
S...F. T. .V. .• Senior. -gfade-r-A. -F. SchunD°rt
S.F.'.T, V.' ..¦.-.•. .:•.'¦• ¦ '
» Apparatus exercise— High grade— F. Attlng
er.#S.vF. T. v: - Second grade— Charles Kum
mdrlsender, E.'-.T. S.' -Lower- 'grade — L' B
Hammond,'- S. F; TrV.-- ¦ .
.-¦ .Field • exercises— First group — F. Attlnger S
F.-T.>;V.;.\Y.Helnlcke and L. Scheppler. Sec
ond ' group 1 — L_ Scheppler, E. T. S. ; E. Schep
plcr.vE. T.' S. ;. W. Heinlcke, E. T. S. Third
ffro,up^-J. Baumeartner, S. F. T. V.; L. Schep
pler, B. T. S. ; E. Scheppler, E. T. S.
Fenctng-^-First-i-F. Zecher,'. S. f. T.'V*
ChtrleS- Steinheck,- Qakland Turn -Vereln. ' '
> Club swinging — Louis Hltj?,S. F. T. V' di
ploma, of .honor. , • ¦ • • '
a Literary work— Hans Goetz, S. F. T V
i Singing — Oakland- Turn "Vereln first, San
Jose- second. ' . *.¦ - 'i
Shooting— First— J. G. McMillan, San Jose-
Charles Peach, San Francisco.-. , .
Wrestling — Heavy-weight — Charles Stein
beck, O. T*. V. ; middle-weight— Paul Sauer E'
T. S.;;lightwelghtr-Flrst, Chris Qoltzene' e'
T. S. ;- second, Carl Trost, S. F. ,T. V. ir.
Far high • jump— -W, Helnlcke, E. T. S • ¦ i,
Scheppler, E. ; T. S. ' < . '.'
• Hop, ' skip .'and jump — L; , Scheppler, E. T • S •
W. HelnlcUe; K. T. S. '¦. '
Fast- climbing — F. Attlnger, S. F. T V • «> '
Struven. S. F. T. V. . ' °\
.Pole vault — L. Scheppler, E. T. S.; E. Schep
; .Weight. 100 pounds— William Helnlcke E *T
S. : L. Scheppler. E; T. S. ' ¦' • '
" • Hunnlng — L. Scheppler, E. T. S. : E Schen
pier, ;Ev T. ' S. . . ¦ . v
Home Awards Won in
List of the . Athletes Who Carried
TURNERS WHO TRIUMPHED
JN THE SAN JOSE CONTESTS
Schoeffel had quite a pile of baggago
and the Inspectors went through every
package of it.
The lieutenant, ¦with five enlisted men
t>* help him, rendered the inspectors
every assistance, and long before tho
heavy '.task was completed had so won
the Government searchers that they al
most regretted having found the jades.
A. Hesse of the Hospital Corps had
two jade tablets in his possession. He
had bought them, he said, from a Rus
These tablets, with the Schoeffel collec
tion, were taken in charge by" ' Deputy
Surveyor Chauncey M. St. John and they
will be held pending instructions from
Washington. It is supposed that the seals
and tablets form part of the Imperial
records, and If such prove to be the case
back they will go to China.
The customs Inspectors are also look-
Ing for a gold Bible said to have been
taken from the sacred city, and supposed
to be on its way to America. The exist
ence of such a treasure is doubted by
many, but when Schoeftel's' baggage
pioved so rich in relics, and the fact was
reported to St. John, he gave orders to
search Schoeffel's baggage till the gold
Bible showed up.
Schoeffel Is popular among his .brother
officers. He was in many engagements
and on three different occasions bullets
passed through his clothing. His brother,
Captain Schoeffel, also of the Ninth, was
wounded in Samar and passed through
here some time ago on sick leave. '
Both sergeants were asked very much
the same questions as their predecessors,
namely, whether they knew of any cor
ruption on the police force, and both in
their turn replied that they neither knew
nor had ever heard of any such practices.
The Grand Jury received a letter yes
terday from the Examiner in which it
stated that the paper was not yet ready
to . proceed with the charges.
The inquisitorial body adjourned shortly
after 4 o'clock and will meet for further
consideration of the charges on Tuesday,
At the close of Chief Wittman's exam
ination all the captains and sergeants
were excused, with the exception of Ser
geants Conboy and Shaw. Conboy has
been for months in charge of the China
town equad and Shaw recently succeeded
Chief Wittman stated that the Grand
Jury had spoken with him on general
matters. He was asked if he knew of any
corruption on the police force. The Chief
replied. "Certainly not, nothing of the
kind; if there had been I would have re
ported it." Chief Wittman asked, "Why
don't they bring up these people who
have made these charges? We are here."
Mr. tNewhall said that if bribes had been
accepted by any member of the Police
Department, he would help the Grand
Jury all he could to punish the offenders,
but that so far no such reports had
reached his ears.
Commissioner Newhall was called first
and was with the Grand Jury for only a
few minutes. He was followed by Com
missioner Howell. and he in his turn by
Chief Wittman. The main question asked
each of these was whether they knew of
any corrupt practices In the Police. De
partment, and in each case the answer
was in the negative.
Subpenas had been issued for Commis
sioners Newhall and Howell, Chief Witt
man, Captains Dunleavy, Spillane and
Birdsall and Sergeants O'Connor, Burnett.
Shaw, Conboy and Donovan, and at 2
o'clock all were present. . *
The Grand Jury went into session yes
terday afternoon to consider the charges
recently made by the Examiner of cor
rupt practices on the police force.
amined — Accusers Are Not Ready
¦ to Produce Evidence.
Police Commissioners and Chief Ex-
GRAND JURY^TAKES ,; .
UP BRIBERY CHARGES
ARMY OFFICER IN WHOSE
BAGGAGE WERE FOUND
HALLWAY EMPLOYES FAVOR
REFUSAL OF FRANCHISES
WHEN the ¦ customs - inspectors
searched the, baggage brought
home on the Hancock by the
Ninth Infantry, they found
evidences of that regiment's
visit to China. When the baggage of Com
pany M was gone through it was seen
that the famous Ninth had been "Johnny
on the spot" In the sacred city, and .ha-i
brought away as souvenirs famous relics
for which the* Chinese Government has*
been searching ever since peace was re- .
stored. To First Lieutenant J. P: Schoef- .
fel of Company M belongs the credit of
bringing to America the finest collection
of Jade, that ever left China. This was
discovered by Custom-house men yester
When the customs inspectors found it
they said "loot."' When- Schoeffel saw it
he said: "Yes, it's mine. How'd ye find .
It. Cost me $50. Loot? Not on your life.
Got it from a Chino, who told me that if
he. was known as a party to the sale, off ,
would go his head. Had to save the fel
low's head, so kept quiet about, it."
TABLETS AND SEALS.
Schoeffel's contraband consists of ten
jade tablets covered with Inscriptions
said »o be full of meaning to the patriotic
Chinese and forming part, it is also said,
of the records of the Emperor's ances
tors, and five seals. Each seal weighs
about five pounds and Hs surmounted by
an elaborately caryed animal form that
may represent dragon life in tha Orient.
The fact that Schoeffel had this collec
tion of jades in his possession was known
to a number of men in the regiment and
somebody whispered to the custom-house
i Inspectors. Schoeffel's baggage was care
fully searched, but nothing was tound. It
was searched again and yielded nothing
but a few cigars. Inspector Victor J.
Lindquist, -who had heard the whisper,
made a third search and found the jades.
They were stowed away with the prop
erty of Compny M. They were at. the
very bottom df a deep, narrow box, care
fully wrapped in the folds of an army
! tent. Lieutenant Schoeffel at once ac
' knowledged the ownership and, to save
the Inspectors further trouble, he said,
shewed them where he had packed the
remainder of the jades.
Fred Brown, an Oakland Student,
Drops Off Perry-Boat and Keeps
Afloat Until Rescued.
OAKLAND, June 24.— After being hit by
the paddle wheel of a ferry-boat and hav
ing his leg almost broken, Fred Brown,
the second son of Albert Brown, the
undertaker, made half an hour's fight for
life In the waters of San Francisco Bay
this morning and was rescued just as ha
was sinking. The boy, who la but IS
years of age, lost his balance In an effort
to catch his hat, which had been blown
from his head, and fell into ther water
from the forward lower deck of the ferry
steamer Bay City.
Mr. and Mrs. Brown and their two
sons, Albert J. and Fred, went to San
Francisco this morning on the 9:13 trip'
on the narrow gauge route. Fred and
his father remained on the lower deck
and went forward with a friend by the
name of Pomroy, while Mrs. Brown and
the elder son went upstairs into the ladies'
cabin. Fred seated himself on the chain
box near the railing, while Mr. Brown
and Mr. Pomroy leaned on the box. chat
ting. Suddenly a gust of wind caught the
boy's hat and in clutching for it he went
The alarm was given at once and Cap
tain Leale stopped the boat and ordered
a small boat lowered.
Young Brown was swept astern^iy %
swift tide. Some on the boat thought
that he had been carried into the wheel
and had met Instant- death, but a mo
ment later he was seen manfully swim
The boat from the ferry steamer picked
him up. It was found that he had mado
his long, hard swim with his leg ail but
broken where he had been struck by one
of the blades of the paddle. He was taken
to the Harbor Emergency Hospital In San
Francisco and treated and this evening
was brought to his home in this city.
"The boy lost his hat and. in trying to
save It fell overboard," said Mr. Brown.
"If he bad not been a strong swimmer
he could not have been saved, but the
wonder is that he could swim after the
injury he received from the wheel."
PORTLAND, June 24.— All the employes
of the Portland City and Oregon Railroad,
numbering 270, struck to-day. Their
grievance is against Superintendent W.
Tiffany and Dispatcher A. L. Stuart, who,
they say, are "obnoxious to the employes
and to organized labor." The. Portland
City and Oregon Railway Is a trolley lin*
running between Portland and Oregon
Trolley Car Crews Strike.
OAKLAND, June 24.— Licenses to marry
were Issued to-day to Harry M, Thomp
son, aged 27, Dos Palos, and Laura Gil
bert, 18, Holllster; Sam Kee, 40, Berke
ley, and Guay Gue, 24, San Francisco;
Ephralm Dann, 60. Sacramento, and Mrs.
Katie Dyer, 45, Isleton; John B. Reeves»
21, San Francisco, and Marian Schacht.
ID, Los Angeles; Frank C. Harvey, 2o.
and Henrietta Kelly. 22, both of Alam*
da: Robert S. Abernethy, 27, West Point,
and Fenn L. Wheeler, 20, Alameda.
Licensed to Marry.
"FATHER OF ARIZONA"
PASSES TO THE BEYOND
Charles D. Poston Is Found Dead in
an Alley Near Sis Home in
PHOENIX. Ariz., June 24.-Colonel
Charles D. Poston died suddenly to-day.
He was found dead by a policeman In an
alley near his rooms, where he probably
had been stricken with heart trouble,
brought on by the excessive heat, which
taxed the strength of his advanced years.
Poston was -born in Hardin County,
Kentucky, in 1S25, and was known as "the
father of Arizona,"? having come here
first In 1854. He went East In 1S55, and In
ISotf returned with capital for working
silver mines. At the outbreak of the Civil
\Var military protection was withdrawn
and the mines abandoned. In 1S63 Presi
dent Lincoln appointed him -Superintend
ent of Indian Affairs in Arizona, and on
the organization of the territorial gov
ernment he was its first Delegate to Con
Colonel Poston had traveled all over
tho world, and was connected with the
London and New York press at various
times. He visited China on the commis
sion of Secretary Seward in the interest
of irrigation and immigration, and was
the bearer of dispatches from the Chinese
Embassy to the Emperor of China. He
was at different times Register of the
Land Office In Tucson, Collector of Cus
toms in Nogales and military agent in El
Paso. He had lived in Phoenix for tha
last twelve years.
The wife of Major Pope, who died on
the Pacific Ocean while- accompanying
the remains of her husband home from
Manila, was his daughter. ¦.¦•*: ¦
CAPTAIN PINAL DIES
, ATA WOMAN'S HANDS
TUCSON, Ariz., June 24.-Captaln Au
rello Pinal, chief of the national troops
stationed at Hermosillo during the Yaqul
rising:, Was shot and killed on Sunday
morning at .2 o'clock In the Tula Caro
saloon in Herm6sillo by Dorothy Mexia,
better known as "Tello," the most no
torious woman in Sonora. Pinal was a
respected, officer and was only recently
raised to the high position he held by
Governor Isabel. He was formerly a res
ident of "El Paso. Tex., having gone there
on leaving the Mexican army. When the
Yaqui rising began he went to Hermosillo
and was placed in command of the troops.
He took with him his wiie and children.
The ¦ entire population of Hermosillo was
shocked to learn of his violent death.
Tello, the woman- who • shot him. has
killed several other men In Sonora, but
always managed to escape the clutches
of the law. On Sunday night she drove
up the Tula Caro In a carriage with Final.
At. the door of the .wine hall. they.quar
reled, hot words were exchanged and
Tello drew a pistol and killed Pinal. The
woman was at once arrested and the
Tula Caro, which Is; the best known gam
bling and wine hall in Sonora; has been
closed. The affair has caused a sensation
In the high society of Hermosillo.
THREE PECULIAR DEATHS
IN SAN MATEO COUNTY
SAN MATEO. June 24.— An unknown
man, apparently about 55 years of age,
was found hanging to a tree on the East
on place,' near Mlllbrae, yesterday. He was
weft dressed, but no papers were found
upon him whereby he could be Identified.
He wore a black coat and waistcoat and
striped trousers, the suit having been
made in Stockton. The body is now in the
morgue in Redwood City awaiting identi
This morning the lifeless body of Rosa
Ross, an old resident of this place, was
found In a culvert along side the railroad
track, a mile south of this city. Evident
ly the woman had been walking on the
track, and, 'to avoid a passing train, had
stepp.ed aside, falling into a culvert and
breaking her neck. She was about 60
years old. Two nephews, named Flynn,
reside In San Francisco.
Lat« this afternoon the body of an.un-.
known man was found In a hayneld near
the Sixteen Mile House, above Mlllbrae.
He had been dead several dax» ¦ . -~ t
SWIMS, THOUGH DISABLED,
TILL BOAT BEACHES HIM
Oregon— Cyrus C. Pratt, assignor one
half to T. Holland, Portland, ore sep
Washington— Thomas C. McLin, as
signor to himself and G. Hunter, Seattle,
letter ' box; Joseph Woerdl, Frances,
The following patents were issued to
day; California— Walter J.' Bell, assignor
one-half to L. F. Moss, Los Angele-J,
street railway switch; Harry A. Clark,
assignor one-half to J. E. Daly, San
Francisco, . bottle-stopper attachment;
Lozelle F. Graham, San Jose, railway In
dicator; George W. Haines, assignor to
Houser & Haines Manufacturing Com
pany, Stockton, threshing machine: Ira
G. Hoag, Los Angeles, train order re
ceiving box; John M. Holloway. assignor
to M. E. Holloway, Santa Barbara, mor
tar bed; Thomas J. Hubbell, assignor to
H. C. Norris, C. E. Norton and D. Hub
bell, Los Angeles, thill-' coupling; Fred
crick M. Johnson, assignor to Rose Gold
Reclamation Company, San Francisco,
sluice box; Louis H. Knoche, San Jose,
bicycle stand; Robert T. Lawless, Ala
meda, stellar compass and great circle
course projector; William L. Leland, Sis
son, log turner; Florence M. . Nace, San
Francisco, calendar; Theodore F. White,
Chino, road oiling machine.
WASHINGTON, June 23.— Postmasters
appointed: California— J. H. Stephens,
Keyes. Kern County; C. A. Griffin,
Tuolumne, Tuolumne County. Postofflce
established, Washington— Hall, Pierce
These pensions were issued to-day: Or
iginal—Ira Merrill, Eureka, $12; Lawson
W. Spielman. Anaheim, $6. War with
Spain— Charles H. Brown, Los Ariseles,
$14. Increase— Charles G. Bates, Nafe, ?S.
Widow— Hannah A. Darling, Azusa, $8.
Oregon: Increase— Francis A. Haines,
Hillsboro, $12; Silas Russell, Jasper, $10;
Samuel E. Hardcastle (dead), Woodburn,
$12. .Widow— Harriet Hardcastle, Wood
Washington: Original— Joseph Goakey,
Kettle Falls, $8. Increase— George W.
Cleveland, Little Rock, $12; John E. Mor
gan, North Yakima, $8. .
WASHINGTON, June 24.— The Postof
flce Department to-day announced: Post
office name changed: California— Howard
Semmlt, Los Angeles County, to Loma
Vista. Postmasters commissioned: Cali
fornia—Alfred G. Lucas, Loma Vista;
Washington — Kendrick S. Waterman,
Lone Lake. Appointed: California— M.
I. Murphy, Repressa, Sacramento County,
vice B. F. Smith, resigned.
These pensions were granted: Califor
nia—Widows—Ellen Rogers," San Diego,
J8: Anna M. Myers, Colusa, $8; Helen F.
Lasher, Monterey, $25; Lucy A. Powel
son, Oakland, $S; Syren Goodwin. Chico,
$S; Elizabeth Adams, Avalon, Catallna
Island, $8. "
Oregon: Original (war with Spain) —
John H. Turpini' Waterloo, $6; Peter Frld
rickson, Ju'ntura, $8."
Washington: Original— James L. Dish
op,- New Whatcom, $6. Increase— Charles
Mullen, Tacoma; $S; Thomas Adama, Se
attle, $6; Evan W. Lloyd, Spokane, $10;
Samuel H. Richey, Daisy, $12. War with
Spain— Gerald W. Pitcher. Colfax, $10.
The following army orders. were issued:
The following officers now at San Fran
cisco, are • relieved, from duty on the
staff of Major General Lloyd Wheaton
(about to be retired), and will join their
regiments: Captain Frank D. Webster,
Twentieth Infantry; Captain Charles R.
Howland, Twenty-first Infantry; Captain
Louis H. Bash, Seventh Infantry. Cap
tain Robert S. Woodson, assistant sur
geon, and Contract Surgeon Frank K.
Thompson, now at San Francisco, are
ordered to duty with the Ninth Infantry.
William Elliott, commissary, now at San
Francisco, will go to St. Louis, and Con
tract Surgeon George J. Fanning, now at
San Francisco, to Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
and More New Pensions
Changes Made in the Postal Service
OF. INTEREST TO PEOPLE
OF THE PACIFIC COAST
Afterward the mother wandered away
a sad plight. Her unbalanced condition.
It is thought, will be further aggravated
ty the loss of the children and bring
about her condemnation to an asylum.
Mrs. Dixon, who ha3 been living amid
squalor and starvation in one bare room
on lower Seventh street, was brought be
fore Judge Melvin on a writ of habeas
corpus. She is weak mentally, and Mrs.
Eliza Swift of the Society for the Pre
vention of Cruelty to Children found it
necessary to get the custody of the chil
dren a while ago.
When Judge Melvin 'ordered the chil
dren into Mrs. Swift's custody and th<s
6fncers went to take them away tha
mother clasped them tightly to her bos
em and screamed. The officers took tha
children from her by force and held her
in a chair until they were taken to a
buggy that conveyed them, to a Frultvale
family that has agreed to give them a
Screaming at the top of her voice and
clinging frantically to her two youn*
children, Mrs. Edith Dixon was the cen
ter of a pitying group of spectators this
n'ornlng in Judge Melvin's court. Tha
children, one 7 years old and tha other
14 months, did not want to leave their
mother, and their pleas for "mamma"
rent every heart.
Oakland Office San Francisco Call,
1118 Broadway. June 24.
The convention will resume Its sessions
to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. Among
the speakers will be Edward F. Adams.
OAKLAND, June 24.— The thjrd annual
convention of the Pacific. Coast Co-opera
tive Union was opened this morning at
Hamilton Hall, Thirteenth and Clay
streets, President D. T. Fowler of the
University of California in the chair.
Delegates from various sections of the
State were in attendance. W. R. Johnson
was elected secretary! President '.- Fowler
appointed the following committees:
Credentials— C. Y. Roop, W. J. Thompson,
H. H. Miner; resolutions— W. J. Thomp
son, C. S. Harvey, Judge B. G. Hurlburt.
During his opening address on the rec
ords of grdwth of co-operation in Califor
nia, President Fowler said j there were
now in operation, : as one result: of. the
movement, more than fifty Rochdale co
operative stores, all , strong, and flourish-
Ing. Efforts to organize the fruit growers
and grain growers on a co-operative basis
were flourishing. A monthly journal
had been started with a large circulation.
During the afternoon, George W. r Pierce,
president of the Grain Growers' Associa
tion, A. H. Naf tzger, president ' of the
Southern California . Fruit Exchange;
Judge B. G. Hurlburt of the Cured Fruit
Association, and Vice President Sprague
of the Fresh Fruit Association, gave ad
dresses on the 'methods of- these organ
izations. A letter was read from J. N.
Woods, president of the Raisin' Growers'
Association, along similar lines. ¦ .' •
, A. Hallner, vice president of the Roch
dale Wholesale Company, presented the
plan of that organization, saying that
the establishment of units' of effort in
localities with central organization was
productive of successful results. It was
argued that' the Southern California
Fruit Exchange, organized along those
lines, had met a greater measure of suc
cess than had the grain growers or the
cured : fruit association, which had only
a central body, with no local units or
exchanges. ' :
At the evening session "Co-operation
in the Animal World" was the subject of
an address by the Rev. Benjamin Fay
Mills. He drew from insect, bird and
mammal life to show that the co-opera
tive spirit is Instinctive In the lower
forms, and cited the habits of ants, bees,
teavers and cattle. .
"Ethics of Co-operation" was the sub
ject of the Rev. Ernest E. Baker's dis
course. The clergyman declared his
purpose was to put himself on record a*
being in belief and full sympathy witn
the principles of co-operation. He said,
Wherever you find a man llviny upon
another man, he is a barbarian. He may dress,
in good clothes, may pose as a churchman- and
a Christian man, but if his doctrine is "live
upon others" he Is a barbarian. I don't care
i( he be a Standard Oil man or a trust man
or what not.
"Live whether others live or not" — that is
the competitive principle enunciated in our
social life to-day. Competition is war, and
General Sherman was right when he said,
! "War ia hell."-
Co-operation is the law of love. It is the
doctrine of "Live that others may live." |
Among the delegates are:
W. A. Durham. Selma: E. A. Shain and Mrs.
Shatn, Dos Palos; G. Geraldson, Newcastle: C.
H. KellogK, Newcastle; M. *V. Rork. Oakland:
C. D. Hawley, .Loomls; A. R. Spra'sue, Sacra
mento: A. H. Nafizger, Los Angeles; Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Thompson, Los Angeles; R. • B.
Myerg. Oakland; Professor D. T. Fowler, Oak
land ; John C. Gore, Burley,. Wash. ; C T. Roop.
Oakland; Edward Smith. San Jose; W. B.
Johnson. Merced; H. H. Miner, La Grande; R.
Z. Wooster. Stockton; Judge J. R. Lewis. San
Jose; J. M. Moore, San Francisco; A. Hatlner,
Kingsburgr; X. - O. Hurlburt, Turlock; J. £.
Metzger, Geyserville. • ; .
CALL BUREAU, 1406 G STREET, N.
W., WASHINGTON; June 24.— The belief
that a crisis approaches in Venezuela was
given fresh impetus to-day by the receipt
of a cablegram from United States Min
ister Bowen. The text of the dispatch
was not made public, but the message Is
said to show that a climax has come In
the . revolutionary movement against
Preparations to meet any emergency
have been made by the Navy Depart
ment. The warships Cincinnati and To
peka are now at La Guaira, while the
gunboat Cincinnati is on the way to San
Juan, Porto Rica.' The department's in
tention is to have the Marietta proceed
thence' to Colon and relieve the Machias,
but she will lie at San Juan until it is
apparent her services will not be needed
to reinforce the Cincinnati and the To
peka in protecting American lives and
property in Venezuela.
No report has yet come from the com
manders of the two warships at La
Guaira. The officers are to use their own
discretion in their course of action in
Venezuelan waters, and It is thought the
lack of a report means only the absence
of any important change In the situation
as far as they can view it.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
Divorces were granted yesterday to Or
rin Eastland from Emma J. Eastland for
desertion. Anna T. A».en from E. R. Allen
for desertion. Tillie M. Littick from
George Littick for cruelty.
Frank D. Cooney filed a suit yesterday
for the annulment of his marriage to
Jennie Cooney. The marriage took place
Annie Graham is suing Irvine Graham
for divorce for failure to provide and in
temperance. She alleges that for the last
five years she has had to depend upon
her own exertions to support herself and
daughter, aged 16 years. The Grahams
were married in February, 1S75.
Frank P. Carmichael, purchasing agent
of the State Board of Harbor Commis
sioners, who is being sued for $50,000 dam
ages for the alle'ged alienation of aifec
tlons of the wife of F. W. Derrick, filed
an answer yesterday. He denies the truth
of Derrick's charges,, claiming that his
relations with Mrs. Derrick were of the
Platonic order, and alleges that any at
tention he paid her was not of a nature
to cause Derrick any uneasiness or dam
age. He says that he never kissed Mrs.
Derrick, or made love to her, or made
any sort of plans to win her love.
Charles A. Calhoun, foreman Oi. a shirt
factory at 230 Sutter street, was adjudged
guilty of contempt of court by Judge
Seawell yesterday for failing to pay his
former wife. Bertha A. Calhoun, $15 a
month alimony under a court order made
nearly three years ago. Mrs. Calhoun
stated that she has not received more
than $150 from Calhoun since they were
divorced. Calhoun was a candidate for
the office of Supervisor on the Union La
bor party ticket at the last election. He
will remain in confinement until he
makes suitable provision for Mrs. Cal
She rharges Ohlsen with' being drunk
for seven years and of" treating her cruel
ly during all that time. She alleges that
he threatened to kill her and frequently
beat her. Ohlsen, she alleges further,
caused her great misery by saying to
her: "You were married twice before you
married me. You killed both your hus
bands, but you cannot kill me. I'm too
The Ohlsens reside at 3460 Twenty-fifth
Mrs. Ohlsen among other things denies
that she stole $200 from her 'husband's
trousers while he was sleeping. On the
other hand, she alleges that he presented
her with the money. She never broke
his nose, she alleges, nor did she throw
decayed vegetables at him. Slje alleges
that the only time she threw cold water
upon him. was when it was necessary in
order to save her from his abuse.
Catherine Ohlisen, aged 75 years, has
determined that her husband, Ludwig
Ohlsen, who is thirty years her junior,
shall not be released from marital bond
age without undergoing a little catechiz
ing in the divorce court. She accoruingiy
filed an answer and cross-complaint yes
terday to the complaint for divorce filed
by Ohlsen some weeks ago. The answer,
which is quite voluminous, contains a
complete denial of the charges made by
the husband. The cross-complaint at
tributes to her husband many acts not
conducive to matrimonial harmony.
Immediately after the Stockton demon
stration in honor of Mayor Schmitz the
machine manipulators in San Francl3co
gave orders that factional leaders in the
boss camp should sink their quarrels and
effect a concentration of the push ele
ments in every district of the city. It is
claimed by the bosses that Burns. Her
rin, -Crimmins and Kelly will be doing
politics together before August 12, but
there is a deal of kicking in the Repub
lican County Committee over the appre
hension that the "organization" will be
compelled to play second fiddle to the Re
publican Mutual Alliance and take orders
in every district from Martin Kelly. It
ts clear to the level headed politicians
that the old boss of the Twenty-eighth
is in the saddle at the head of the push,
and will not allow any aspiring leauer
of the boss brigade to question his right I
of leadership. Danger that the Mayor
may win the entire San Francisco dele
gation to the Republican State conven
tion is the only known reason for the '
alarm in the boss camp.
GAGE CLUBS ABANDONED.
The County Committee's original pur
pose, to establish Gage clubs in the sev
eral Assembly districts has been aban
doned as a losing proposition. The push
leaders find it utterly impossible to re
awaken any enthusiasm for Gage. The
merchants, workingmen, business men
and taxpayers generally have had enough
of Gage, Kevane and Aguirre. Gage's ;
unpopularity in the country is well
known. He seems to be equally unpop
ular in the city. Recently vigorous ef
forts have been put forward to infuse :
some life into the campaign for Gage
in Napa, San Joaquin. Santa Clara and
Sacramento counties, but the politicians
who were charged with the duty of "in
fusion " have reported to machine head
quarters that Gage is politically a "dead
duck." It is said that United States
Marshal Shine, who has been secretly
working in Gage's interest, is utterly dis
couraged and feels like respecting ftie or
der of President Roosevelt that Federal
office holders shall not interfere in State
conventions. At Sacramento, in the mem
orable Senatorial campaign. Marshal
Shine at one time or another favored the
cause of every Senatorial aspirant ex
cept that of the winner.
TOM BIOBDAN BE APPEARS.
Thomas D. Riordan, chairman of the
Republican County Committee, announces
the appointment of the following sub
Executive — A.. B. Truman, Martin Kelly,
Leon Samaels. D. J. Crane, John H. Hoey,
George \V. Penningtoa, William H. O'Connor,
Joseph Tuite. John D. Daly. M. V. B. Taylor.
Henry Trevor, E. W. Beeler. J. E. Marks.
James £.. Snook. Andrew Louderback, Charles
Sonntag. William Blakely and E. M. Buckley.
To draft plan for -call for primary election —
E. M. Buckley. T. V. Maxwell, Maurice L..
A6her, R. F. Quarp. James J. McCarthy. John
J. Collins. O. C. Pratt, L. A. Devoto and J. D.
To prepare plan for organization of district
clubs— R. L. Hathorn. J. Levi Jr., Felix \j.
Dugan. A. Grier, William Wilkinson, John
Porter. Charley M. Fisher. George W. Kings
bury and Joseph W. Ahearn.
It Is observed that A. B. Truman and
Martin Kelly are at the front on the ex
ecutive committee. If they will kindly
designate the delegate tickets they in
dorse the voters will do Uje rest.
The Republican Primary League Club
of the Twenty-eighth Assembly District
met at 245 Third street last night. The
permanent officers were introduced and
enthusiastically received. They are:
President. Thomas Westoby: vice presidents.
F. J. Hopper and G«oree W. Taylor; treasurer,
E. P. Bierine; sscreiary. Georee Sweeney; ser
geant at arms,- Walter McCauley.
The following executive committee was
Caleb Coakley, J. Runee, Thomas Harrison,
Jofeph Clancy, John Doyle, J. E. Drohan,
I.'. E. Whitcomb, Fred Rolfs. C. W. Merritt,
Ceorre Gorman. George Keefe. William Mind
han, J. A. Barr and M. M. Miller.
The meeting adjourned out of respect to
the memory cf George A. Quinn. a mem
ber, who was acidentally drowned.
The Republican Primary League Club,
Forty-third Assembly District, will meet
at Golden Gate Hall. 625 Sutter street,
Wednesday evening, June 23. ¦
The Republican Primary League Club,
Thirty-fourth Assembly District, will'
meet at Duveneck's Hall, corner Twenty
fourth and Church streets, Friday even
ing. June 27.
The Republican Primary League Club,
Thirtieth Assembly District, will meet
thin evening at Belvedere Hall, 105 Ninth
Etrtet. - •
At a meeting of the Republican Mutual
AUiar.ce held last evening at its heaS
ouarttrs it was resolved that the allianco
"hold up to the view of its fellow citizens
the political standing of those who issue a
call for a movement free from the control
of corporate interest and corporate boss
control." The alliance urges that "it ia
part of the history of California that the
Republican party of San Francisco has
been dominated by two corporate hiie
lings. one a Democrat, the other not liv
ing in tne city, who have been feeding
from the public treasury," and it "warns
decent citizens against supporting this
aggregation of defunct professional poli
ticians.*' *\'*± ¦'¦'.'.:
Navy Department Fully Pre<
pared to Protect
Delegates From Many Parts
of the State Are^ in
Carmichael Alleges His Love
for Mrs. Derrick Is En
Scream3 at Top of Her Voico
When Officers Force
Scheme to Form Gage Club
Is Given Up as Utterly
ftfew Danger Confronts
Push Elements of
The Revolutionary Move
ment Against Castro
Third Annual Meeting
of Pacific Coast
Aged Catherine Ohlsen
Opposes Spouse's Suit
Mrs. Edith Dixon Resists
Separation From Her
CRISIS IS NEAR
AND ITS BENEFITS
TO HER BABIES
IS NOT YET FREE
ALARM IN BOSS
ARMY OFFICER'S BAGGAGE
HIDES SACRED TABLETS
Customs Inspectors Find Priceless Jades From ths Holy
. City of Peking Stowed Securely Amid the Belongings of
Lieutenant J. B. Schoeffel of the Famous' Ninth Infantry
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1902.
Coffee Drinking Incapacitates Some
People for Business at Times.
"The experiment as stated is absolutely
true. I am willing. If necessary, to at-
tach my affidavit to It." Name given by
Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
"I am never constipated any more, the
bilious attacks never come on except from
some indiscretion such as drinking coffee,
which I am foolish enough to indulge In
now and then. I have no more headaches,
no more sour stomach and no bilious
Kpells. I have not been sick to my
stomach or had a nervous vomiting spell
in three years. Am now 56 years old, and
have better health and do a better busi-
ness and more comfortable than ever be-
fore In my life. I certainly attribute tne
change to leaving tfff coffee and uslr.g
Pootum for I have taken no medicine to
aid in making the change.
"Four years ago I saw an advertise-
ment for Postum. Food Coffee which re-
cited the ill effects of coffee on the nerves.
I at once decided to make the change and
leave oft coffee and take on Postum. The
result has been all that one could expect.
A gentleman from McBaln, Mich-, says:
"Cofiee drinking has cost me much, for
during- my life I have been many times so
thoroughly put out of condition that I
have been compelled to abandon business
for a day cr two at a time. The attacks
of headache would commence on the right
eide behind the ear and become so severe
as to totally incapacitate me for any exer-
cise, even mental. I have frequently had
"to take morphine to relieve the suffer-
ing. Sour stomach troubled me and I had
a nervous heart that gave me a great deal
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Grand-Niece of Ex-President
James K. Polk, Writes to
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