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AMID CHEERS OF THRONG, PARDEE
TAKES THE REINS OF GOVERNMENT Continued on Page 3, Column 3. At precisely 12:13 by the clock a landau drawn by four spirited white horses dashed up to the hotel entrance and two minutes ; later Governor ' Gage, accompa nied by Governor-elect Pardee, Chief Jus tice Beatty of the Supreme Court and Adjutant. General . Stone, . came .out from the hotel and took seats In the carriage. , This geniality was manifested In many a Jlbo^and'jest at the gorgeously arrayed staff of the retiring Governor, whose members presented a unique spectacle of contrast. Some were .elender and frail, while others were rotund examples of high living, yet all were belted and epau letted and plumed with a liberality that would <have shamed -the fabled glories of Solomon. They were proud, too, these soldiers. of executive compliment, and strtltted before the marshaled ranks of the militia- with the pompous elegance born of glittering finery. The real sol diers, however, did not mind and smiled with generous indulgence. rf TROOPS PRESENT ARMS. high noon the military escort "had formed into a regimental front on the north side of the street, with the band of the Second Infantry playing inspiriting martial airs and every Inch of available space crowd ed with an eager, jostling multitude of plain citizens. A platoon of local police ha,d.all.it could do to keep thia crowd within bounds, but good nature prevailed everywhere and ' no' Berious difficulties arose. ,¦¦'.- - ' . Booming puns and Flaring Trumpets Lend Military Pomp, While Burst of Sun shine Gives Good Omen. The ceremonies proper began with the assembling of several battalions of the National Guard,. Veteran^ and Naval Re serve in front . of; Governor Gage's head-, quarters at the Capital Hotel on K street, under - the ! command of the • grand mar shal, Colonel II. I. Seymour, N. G*. C. By The yellow glory pursued. the vagrant shadows into every nook and corner and lingered like a ' benediction over all the scene until the last Impressive word was Epoken. Some say it was a good omen for the incoming administration, ; borne out by the Inaugural ¦ address of the new Governor, which was vigorous and; fear less in its denunciation of past, errors 'and its promises of future Improvements. '": • IMPOSING PARADE FORMS! j inas Governor of the State of California to-day to an Pjccompanimentfqf booming guns and flaring trumpets, which helped to make the inaugural ceremonies imposing to the last degree. Another fea ture wlflrh appealed most forcibly to the superstitions of the vast multitude as- Bcmbled was the fact that the sum/which had veiled its brazen face behind a murky shield of dun-colored. Impenetrable cloud for the past; three weeks, bored^'a big round hole in the misty envelope just in time to flood the crowded Assembly cham ber with golden jadlance as. the new ruler was taking the- oath' of offlce. ; CALL HEADQUARTERS, SAC RAMENTO, ... Jan. , 7. — "The King' is deadf Ions live the George C. Pardeo. was sworn Senator Leavltt of Alameda took the floor In favor of Perkins, and though he did not sign the caucus call until he'ar rived In Sacramento he was the most earnest advocate of the present Senator that spoke to-night. Then there was a tilt between Senators Caldwell and Hahn, in which CaldVell asserted that he had never been presented with the caucus call,- while Hahn speci fied time and plac« where the presenta tion took place. This looked for a time to be a serious conflict, but' Caldwell walked LEAVITT FOR PERKINS.* But the caucus to-night was productive of .many orations .and' many hours of "talk,"' though It all resulted In one thing —Perkins for Senator. There were sev eral long and . earnest discussions which produced a flow of oratory that will hard, ly be equaled during the'session. The final result that made George C. Perkins the caucus nominee was this vote: Perkins. 6S; Scott, 1: sick. 2; ab sent by choice, 4; walked out, 19. "With these figures in his favor George C. Per kins will be made the next United States Senator .from California, for with sixty eight votes in caucus he has more than a majority of the Legislature. It can be said in fairness to those who have walked out ' that a large number, proba bly a majority, will' vote for Perkins when It comes to a final roll call. >^-^ ALL HEADQUARTERS, SAC- Jf *' BAMENTO, Jan. 7.— George C. m Perkins was to-night made the g|L J Republican caucus nominee for United States Senator, and will be elected at the joint session next week. This result was not accomplished with out many hours of discussion and a walk out of twenty members and a return to the fold of one who remained "In caucus and voted for Scott. Continued on Page 6, Column 3. It was a much more pxcltlc? session than was anticipated In view of the fact that it was generally known that Perkins had more than a complete majority Of the two houses, while the session to-night developed the fact that there ha»i been a little caucus of the anti-Perkins forces this afternoon and that this afternoon's caucus did not hold very well. The caucus opened with eighty-eight Republican members present in the Su preme Court chambers In the Capitol. Assemblymen Gleascn and Lux,- both of San Francisco, were sick, while Senator John R. Tyrrell of Nevada and Assem blymen J. M. Higgins of Sacramento. W. H. R. McMnrtin of San Francisco and CY P. Pann of Santa Barbara were absent. The rest of the Republican contingent of both houses were present. CATJCUS DECLARED PEBHANEMT Senator Lukens of Alameda' called the session to order and Senator R. T. Dev lfn was chosen for chairman. Philip M. Walsh, Assemblyman from Alamrda, was made the secretary and as the caucus was declared to be a permanent Institu tion before it finally adjourned these offi cers will remain in charge of the lie publican forces during the entire session. It did not take very long to get the caucus In full action and that action was lively enough to eatisfy the most exact- Ing. It became evident that there was. to be some opposition to the Perkins forces and Manager George Hatton pace i up and down the cold halls of the Capitol building In some anxiety. That anxiety was increased arf the time of the caucus was drawn cut from hour to hour. Bat the Perkins men showed not only tu« out of the caucus and Hahn remained and there was no chance" for recrimina t!OilS. Should Ginn & Co. be absorbed by the trust there still would be left D. C: Heath & Co. of Boston, Rand, McNally & Co. of Chieago'and Allyn & Bacon of Boston. D. Appleton & Co. are again entering, the text book fl>ld, and this. firm will add its weight, In the fight against the trust ' "Do you expect to effect a consolidation with Ginn- & Co?" L*. M. Dillon was asked. Dillon Is a director of the American Book Company. . "That would be managed from the Xew York end, not here in Chicago," he re plied. "I haven't beeen notified that Ginn & Co. had been bought yet, so, of course, there isn't anything definite for me to sav. I have heard the rumors." CHICAGO, Jan. 7.— The American Book Company, for years known as the "book trust," . Is reported to have opened negotiations ¦with Ginn & Co.' of Bos ton, one of its most formidable rivals, to form a gigantic combination, powerful enough to control the entire school and college text book field in the United States.. If these negotiations are success ful there will be only three big publish ing houses left outside of the trust. The publishing- firm of Butler, Shel don & Co. of New York was the most recent acquisition of the American Book Company. For some time it has been suspected that this house, like the Sll vej>Burdctte Company and the Werner Book Company, was in close business re lations with the trust. This was denied emphatically by representatives . of the companies concerned. To-day, however, brought forth differ ent replies. It is admitted that Butler, Sheldon & Co- had been bought outright by the trust on January 2. It was ad mitted also at the offices of the Ameri can Book Company that the relations be tween the Silver-Burdette Company and the "Werner School Book Company on the one hand and the American Book Com pany on the other were "friendly." CHIEF JUSTICE BEATTT ADMINISTERING . OATH OF OFFICE TO GOVERNOR PARDEE, AND SNAPSHOTS OF INAUGURAL PARADE SCENES, PHOTOGRAPHED BY MEMBER OF THE CALL. ART STAFF. Forming Combine to Obtain Absolute Control. THE Republican Senatorial caucus last night resulted in compltte victory for United States Senator Perkins. The members of the opposition lost in the first clash at arms and walked out of the caucus. All who had signed the caucus call and four in ad dition voted for Perkins, giving him 68 votes, a majority of the Legislature in joint session, and to spare. One member of the minor ity returned to vote for Scott. Four Republicans were absent by choice, two were ill and nineteen walked out. It is expected that a majority of those who did not participate in the caucus vote will vote for Perkins in joint session next week. - ; Republican Caucus Results in Overwhelm* ing Victory for Present Senator. AMERICAN BOOK TRUST ABSORBS STRONG RIVALS SIXTY-EIGHT VOTES GIVEN TO PERKINS Continued en Page 3, Column 2. Almost immediately after the impact fre from the stove, in ihc. smoker com municated to the wrc-clcap- and Hie im prisoned victims irere tortured beyond de scription. All of the victims were badly burned. Conductor Cook r.as found un ronscious under the charred body of Hag pagrmattfr Stroud. lie is so badly hurt In the collision the tender of the pas senger engine w.5 forced back upon the combination bapgage and *moklng-car v.-ith terrible force. The thirteen passen gers Tver* Jammed against the r^r end of the ar into an almost solid Kia«s Three tt the victims were .pparently killed outright, two of the other four were roasted t» death and the two who died on the Tvay to the hoppital were *o badly burced that recognition is impossible. The passenger in the wreck was the West Elizabeth accommodation train from Pitteburc. It was on time and had a clear track, according: to the signals dis played. At the f icing at Coehran it ran into the rrar car of an extra freight, •which had taken the switch but b«d failed to clear the main line. The officials of the road attributed tne disaster to the failure of Patrick Qulnn. tho rear brake man of the freight, to se*> that his train had fully cleared. I'p TO a late hour Qulr.n has rot been located The injured: T. D. Cook, conductor of the accommodation, probably will die be fore morning; Samuel Sullanski, shoulder blade fractured ; Peter Kimcski, burned; John Smith. seriously injured; MikeChon r.!c. Mike GenUll. FOUR UNKNOWN FOREIGNERS riTTSBrRO, Jan. S.-As a result of a c<>!li?icn between a passenger train and the rear end of a freight train on the Mo nonjrahela division of the Pennsylvania Railroad to-nlfbt at Cocbrane station. Jut above Duquesne. seven men are dead, one l>* dying and five o:h»rs are injured. The dead: I. D. STROUD, baggageman. « ". E. EOHNER, brak«man of accommo dation. . . JOHN STEWART, passenger, residence unknown. Seven Men Perish in a Pennsylvania Wreck. EUREKA. Xcv... Jan. 7 — J. A. Traylor, manager of the New York and Nevada Copper Company's mine, near Ely. ' in White Pass County, shot and killed James Staggs, J. i Smith and Sam Johnson and severely wounded three others when attacked in his office at Keystone this morning by a dozen members of the Miners' Union. The shooting' was* the outcome of the strike declared against the copper company- several *Aeeks ago owing to the wages of, the miners being cut from $3 50 to $.} • a day. The men claimed that Traylor was responsible for -the wage reduction, and it is said that threats were made against his life. Traylor re ceived information that he would have to leave town if he wanted to avoid teins: roughly handled, but the threat- did not cause him any uneasiness. He went about his business and announced that it any assault was m?.de bn him he would de fend himself. Traylor was seated in the company's office :it Keystone this morning wher. a dozen of the strikers entered with the avowed intention of running him out of camp. One of \them grabbed him by the throat to prevent him making an outcry, while several others caught him from behind. Traylor struggled desper ately to free himself, and after breaking away from his captors slipped and fell on the floor. While prostrate hi: drew his revolver and opened fire on the. men who had assaulted him. He fired six shots, and each one of them told. The unin jured men ran out of the office after the shooting, leaving three dead and three wounded com panions on the .floor. . Traylor's home is in Den ver, Colo. He was employed by the copper company at Du rango. Mexico, previous to taking charge of the mine near Ely. KILLS THREE STRIKERS WHO ATTACKED HIM FIRE TORTURES DYING VICTIMS OF COLLISION The San Francisco Call. PRICE FIVE CENTS. SAN FBANCISCO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1903. VOLUME XCIII-XO. 39.