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. SACKAMKNTO, Jan. 2S. — Greer's bill, re
quiring that 'all practicing veterinarians must
be graduates of a recognized school of surgery
was passed. Thost who are not graduates
are given until December 31. 'MAI. to qualify.
Other bills passed were Dunlap's measure
providii.K for tbe letting; of contracts for light
ing streets und public .buildings; HlgRins' bill
prohibiting keepers of-employment offices from
exacting a fee in advance from clients- ' V"'
Veterinarian Bill Passed.
CONSTRUCTION OF BOILERS.
CALL, HEADQUARTERS, SACRAMEXTO,
Jan. 2S. — Murphy of San Francisco introduced
in t he Assembly to-day an act to compel the
proper construction of stationary steam boilers
on land and providing for their inspection and
the inspection of the material used in
them. It provides that all dteel plates used
in such construction shall have a tensile
strength of from M.OOO to 05,000 pounds per
square inch and shall be stamped with the
maker's name, tensile strength and quality,
whether shell or flange. It provides for a
ohlef Inspector and as many deputies an are
required, the enter to be appointed by a board
conKisting of five citizens, one of whom shall
be a boiler manufacturer, one a practical
boller-mnker." one an engine builder, one a
inachinitt and one a eteam eru,-in«rer. ¦
Resolved, by the Assembly and Senate of
the State of California. Jointly. That we re
spectfully instruct Senators George C. Perkins
and Thomas R. Bard, representing the State,
of California in the United States Sen^^j 'to
vote acainst said treaty, . •
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions
be transmitted by the sergeant at arms by
telegraph to Senators George C. Perkins and
Thomas R. Bard at Washington, D. c.
Wherea*. Such reciprocity arrangement with
Cuba or any other foreign country in regarded
by the people of California as being destructive
to the Interests of her beet sugar, raisin, citrus
and dried fruit industries, in which large
amounts of capital have . been invested undir
the assurance that the same would be safe
guarded by the protective tariff as other In
dustrie? have been protected, and that any
reciprocal policy other than the policy of re
ciprocity bo directed as to open our markets
on favorable terms for what we do not our
eelves produce in return for foreign markets
i* detrimental to the Industries of California ;
therefore be it
Whereas. There is now before- the Senate
of the United States for ratification a treaty
with Cuba providing for reciprocity In artlcien
comprising many of the leading industries of
California; and
The following resolution, the preamble
of which follows the language of ihe
last Republican national platform, was
presented to the Assembly by Carter of
Los Anseles to-day and referred to the
Committee on Federal Relations:
port, and if they did not do so quickly
the object of the resolution would be '1?
feated. He withdraw his first motion
and substituted a motion to have the
committee report in the matter on nixt
Monday. Leavitt also objected to this,
but Devlin would not brook delay. He
said he did not want to have his resolu
tion smothered in committee. Upon a
vote being taken it was decided to have
the committee report on n.?xt.
Many of the members are opposed to
advising our Senators in Congress hnw
to vote in the matter. Devlin wanes
them to vote against the ratification •<£
tho proposed treaty with Cuba. He
claims that it is diametrically - oppose!
to the interests of this State: '
It is the intention of the Republican
members of. the Senate to decide in
caucus whether Devlin's resolution shall
be adopted. Several members have
signed a call .for a caucus which may
be held to-morrow night. The advan
tage of such a plan is that in caucus
the members will have an opportunity
to say what they plea&e without fear
of their speeches being made public, and
those who are in favor of the resolution
will be obliged to vote against it if a
majority of the caucus decides that it
should not be adopted. The suggestion
that a caucus be held wfts first made by
Senator Hahn, who takes the position
that national questions of such a char
acter are properly party measures and
should be considered in councils of the
Party.
CALL HEADQUARTERS. BACItA
MENTO. Jan. 2>.— There was a
merry* tilt in rhe Senate between
Lfavitt and Devlin over the lit"
ter's joint resolution on the ratifi
tation of the Cuban reciprocity treaty.
Devlin introduced this resolution en
Monday last and It was referred to, the
Committee on Federal Relations. Devlin
brought the matter to a head by maklrg
a motion to have the resolution made the
special order of business* for next Mon
day morning- LfavHt objected to ;his
course. He said the bill was in commit
tee and its member? should be given a.n
opportunity to look into the merits of the
resolution. This aroused Devlin, who
said the committee had had time to re-
Devlin Succeeds in Getting Report of Committee Ordered
for Monday in Spite of Leavitt's Opposition.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 28.— The Assembly
paid a tribute" to the memory of the lata
President William MeKlnley- when It adopted
this morning by a rising vote the . motion of
Assemblyman : Murphy that the members ob-.
Berve McKlniey's birthday by. wearing carna
tions In" the "lapels ef their coats, in accord
ance s with the suggestion of tho MoKinley Car
nation League. r.:-
Tribute to McKinley.
Another important feature will provide
for the ratification of the Governor's ap
pointments by the. Senate.
It was . decided . to Introduce a bill for
the creation of a new board, and that
task has been allotted to Knowland and
Hahn.
Among the points of the' proposed
measure discussed by the committee v/os
the compensation of the Commissioners.
It is still undecided whether, the . mem
bers of the board should receive their
salaries by assessing: the banks according;
to .their capital stock or their assets. At
present they are assessed according to
their capital stock. :'•
One of the salient points of the new
bill, which will be Introduced within fa
few^ day?, is to . have j four members of
the board. At present there are only
three. When the act nr*w in f6rce was
adopted in 1878 there were comparatively
few banks. The banking business has
materially increased and Tt is necessary
for the commission to have an additional
member. .This will permit Its' members
going through tlie State in pairs and as
sisting each other in checking up. . ;
CALL HEADQUARTERS. SACRA
MENTO, Jan. 28.— At a meeting of the
Committee on Hanking, held immediately
after the adjournment of the Senate this
morning, it was' decided to report favor
ably on^Senator Caldwell's bill to repeal
the a£t creating a Board of Bank Com
missioners.* Plunkett • was the only ab
sent member. Senators Knowland,
Woodward, Hubbell and Hahn were in
favor of. the repealing: act. -
Audl'lntr Board to the Commission of Public
AVorks to said Board of Engineers, providing
the l owers and duties of thA said Doard of
Knglneers, and fixing their compensation, pro
viding for the flxlnfj of rates and compensation
for tho u«c of water sold r mted or distrib
uted to the public In this State other than
In any othfr city, city and county, or- town
1 herein, anr. the procedure therefor, compelling
ptrso;i£-. corporations and companies supplying
water to keep their plants ani systems In re- |
pair, ar.il tequlring: annual reports from them
to i»ald Board of Engineers, providing for the
appointment and compensation of deputfcs and
ftMiftanU to said Board of Engineers, limit
ing the €xp-;iiscs of such boaitl and its J*putie3
nutl assistants, and providing for the payment
thrrcof uv]Uiring such Board of Engineers to
ascertain, determine- and make record of the
How of »•* reams and make xuugings thereof,
antf to anccriain and report the quantity of ri
j.arlmi lands on each stream the amount of
w&tdr utml and needed for the' irrigation there
of, and the ai proprlations of water upon nach
of th.» r-.irfumfi, the amount thereof and when
each v.ar; nr.ade.and to make and file maps and
reports showing such riparian lands, use of
water thereon and such appropriations, and fix
ing and defining the unit of measurement of
water, fixing the rules and rights of priority
In the use of water, authorizing the State to
take over anl acquire title to water rights and
watrT wor'ts. subjecting the appropriation of
water to acts of Congress providing for stor
age of flood ¦. waters, in certain cases fixing
the place of residence of the chief engineer of
Fald Board ot Engineers and of the office of
ea id board, and the times of Its regular meet
liiB«i, and repealing title Vllt of the Civil
Code of. this State,- sections 1410 to 1421. in
clusive, and the act of the Legislature of this
State, approved March 12., 1885. entitled I'An
act:to regulate and control th«? sale, rental and
distribution of appropriated water of this State
other than in any city, city and couny, or
town therein, and to secure the rights of way
for the conveyance of such water to places of
use," arid an act of the Legislature of this
FOUR BANK COMMISSIONERS.
Committee Decides to Report Favor
"ably Senator Caldwell's Bill.
"No, I will not say why I selected Johnson
to' Introduce the bill. I am going to make a
report to the I^bor Council and that will prob
ably be made public." ..." • „ ;, /' ¦ ' .- ¦ :•:.
It was all easy for 1 Johnson, say the labor del
egates. As the Introducer of the bill he ¦ could
at once have it referred to his own committee,
the Judiciary. Other labor union bills of the
session, with the exception of the "personal re
lations" measure,, which was also introduced
by Johnson and reported adversely on? by the
Judiciary Committee." haye all been referred to
the Committee on Labor and Capital.
"Yes. I have heard It rumored that Johnson
himself submitted the amendment carrying the
word 'Intimidation,' and that word undoubtedly
nullifies the measure. I tried to find out who
was responsible for the amendment, but could
not. It was agreed on In executive session
and just after I had loft the room.
The labor Assemblymen are not talking
openly. It is said they want to keep the storm
oiled until the matter of the amendment has
been fought out on the floor of the Uouse.
There are some fighters among them, too, and
they will make a merry roar when. they get. to
going. ¦ -. . . ' V
"I have no complaint to make against Mr.
Johnson at all,"- said Wisler,*- when asked for
a statement to-night. "He has treated
nicely and did all he promised to' do; that was
to Introduce the bill. He did nothing subse
quently regarding It except what he had a per
fect right to do. j \ v
The labor representatives in the House ar?
not going to give up without a struggle and
some of the strongest talk of the session may
be heard when the bill is called for on its sec
ond reading.' They will try to have the nulli
fying amendment stricken out and some of
them will surely give vent to their outraged
feelings during the debate, "There are mutter-
Ings against Grove L. Johnson, Into whose
hands the bill was placed for Introduction, and
against R. I. Wlsler, the representative sent
up by the San Francisco Labor Council to look
atter this bill and; other proposed legislation,
and who, with 'Walter Macarthur, also of San
Francisco, put the. aim-Injunction measure into
the bands 'of Johnson for Introduction. The
labor Assemblymen are of the opinion that
Johnson blmself proposed the amendment to
the bill.
CALL HEADQUARTERS. SACRAMENTO.
Jan. 28. — The labor union delegation In the As
sembly is beginning to recover from the d.izlng
blow it was" struck yesterday when the Judi
ciary Committee nullified its antl-lnjunctlon bill
by tacking on the amendment providing that
nothing in the bill, which was framed to per
mit of the carrying on of strikes and boycotts,
should be construed as authorizing the use of
"force, vlolei/ce or intimidation." As the labor
delegation begins to "come to," accusations of
deep-laid plots, the "double cross" and others
of a like nature are beginning to fly thick and
fast. :
Believe He Is Responsible for Nulli
fying Anti-Injunction Bill.
CALL HEADQUARTERS, SAC
RAMENTO, Jan. 28^-The long
looked for Works bill was intro
duced In. the' Senate this morning:
by Belshaw. He postponed pres
enting it until he received word from
Judge -John D. Works that he was not to
he considered as bound to vote for the
measure by reason of introducing it.
Judge Works drew the bill up at the re
quest of the California Water and Forest
Afctoclation.
Upon this bill the fight of the session
U expected. Large delegations from the
south are expected to come here and
lobby against the bill. Protests have been
tctnt to the various members by their con
stituents. The bill has been referred to
the Committee on Irrigation, which is
composed of Senators Caldwell (chair
man), Ward, Rowell. Hubbell, Smith,
Greenwell, Tyrrell of Nevada, and DIggs.
Following Is the title of the bill, which
states its object in a condensed form:
An act to declare the ownership of and pro
vide for and regulate the diversion, dlstribu- .
tlon anc ii. ; <" of waters of flowing streams in
thui State, and »he abandonment and forfe't
ure cf such rights, defining s and limiting rt
parioti rights, limiting the right to Injunction
to prevent the beneficial use of water, piovld
lng lor the acquisition of rights of way for
cnnsilf. ditches and pipe lines, providing J;e.i
altie? for violation of this act' and the unlaw
ful .diversion or u?e of water, establishing *a
Stole Board of Knglneers. abolishing th« of
fice of Commissioner of Public Worlc.» and
Abutting Board to the <*ommi«slo:icr of Public
V. orU«. and transferring thi- powers and du
tifM of. the Commissioner of Public Works and
UNIONISTS BLAME JOHNSON.
Works Bill Introduced by Belshaw, and William E. Smythe Who
Will Lead Opposition, Issues Statement.
MEDICAL SOCIETY PEOTESTS.
States Reasons Why Assembly Bill
129 Should Be Defeated.
CALC HEADQUARTKftS. SACRAMENTO,
Jan. 2S.— The Santa Clara Qounty Medical So
ciety, represented by J. T. Ilarris. acting pres
ident, and W. T. McNary. secretary, has fllcd
a protest against the passago of llclIarCln's
Assembly bill 129, now before' the Assembly
Judiciary Committee. The objections stated"
against the bill are as follows: That in mat
ters of education It Is retrogressive, inasmuch
•s the present medical law requires a fair
knowledge of the fundamental principles of
medicine, surgery and obstetrics, while the
proposed law «eeka to eliminate this require
ment by abolishing- examinations which now
exclude from practice the unlearned and in
competent graduates of mercenary and noto
riously disreputable medical colleges.
That under the existing statutes of Cali
fornia any body of men can incorporate a med
ical college and lawfully confer degrees and
issue diplomas. Should Assembly bill No. 129
become a law it will encourage the establish
ment of. new diploma mills under the guise
of medical colleges, whose output would recelva
certificates from a State boarJ to practice med-,
lcine on presentation of such diplomas, and/
overrun . the State, becoming a curse to the
communities in which they tnay. locate and a
source of degradation to tho medical profes
sion. : ¦ • ,.
That the bill encourages the Incorporation
of unscrupulous ¦ person h into Vfirious * *1£jj*a 1 1 y
chartered medical societies,"' which by their
numerical strength as opposed to bona flde
Btatc medical- societies can compel the Gov
ernor to appoint membecB of. the. State Board
of Medical Kxaminers of th«:lr own selection
And for their own private Interests, thus tak
ing the election of members of the State board
out of the province of the three State medical
Eocietlea. " ,
r That tho bill discriminates aaralnst graduates
of colleges and universities of other States by
compelling them to submit to an examination
by the State Board of Medical Examiners and
payment of a fee of $25. while graduates of
medical colleges of California are made ex
empt from such . examination of qualification
and are admitted to practice upon payment of
a fee of only $1O.
State, approved .March 23. 190T, entitled. "An
act fixing and 'defining a miner's inch of
water," and all other laws and parU of laws
in conflict with this act. .* -
In the work against the bill, the lobby
will be under *he leadership of "William
12. Smythe of San Diego. At a conven
tion of representatives' of the various irri
gation «ompunles which are opposing tpv
measure, held during the latter part of
December at Riverside, he was appointed
to come here and secure its defeat if pos
sible. After the bill had been introduced
Smythe gave out'the following statement:.
The Works bill having been introduced. It Is
now proper for me to announce that those who
oppose It will assist Its author and supporters
In bringing it to thu fullest discussion befor?y
the Le.ntslature and the people. We do not
desire, and wo will not permit, any course
which would furnish the slightest ground fcr
the claim that the bill had been smothered by
unfriendly committees, or defeated in ignorance
and prejudice. We believe, and are prepared
to show. Hint the enactment of such a meas
ure would be a calamity to the people of Cali
fornia, now and throughout generations to
come. We want every citizjn of the State to
know why this is so. and. if the bill Is beaten
In the end. we want, the action of the Legtela-'
turp In pronouncing against it to be accepted
as the solemn registering of the people's in
telligent and emphatic disapproval of the
Works bill and of the principles on which it Is
based. This battle between corporate owner
ship of water apart from land and ownership
| of water by the proprietors and . tillers of the
soil must inevitably be fought to a flnteh some
time. The appropriate time is. now; The re
sult should be such as to clear our path of all
future danger from this • source and to leave
no r excuse for the presentation of this bill,
or any like it. to the next Legislature. The
Question to be determined Is rne which Is ab
solutely vital to our civilization.
LEGISLATORS WHO TOOK PROMINENT PARTS IN THE SESSIONS OF YESTERDAY.
tr'st for oil the members are taking action
on en Important and intricate scientific
problem with which none of the members
is competent to give anything like expert
rpinlons, because none of them is thor
oughly familiar with the subject. Rather
than draft a new measure incorporating
in it regulations the effect of which the
members have no personal means of
knowing and rather than Institute some
new species of legislation upon the. sub
ject he would prefer letting the law re
main as it if.
PUEPOSE IS NOT PLAIN.
The members of the committee ar«
practically agreed that some proper reg
ulation is needed with reference to the
manufacture and sale of illuminating oils
such as are consumed in the homes all
over the State, but it has been pointed
out to them that the Ralston bill provides
in explicit terms that it shall be appli
cable only to cities and shall not apply
to the use of oil on railroad locomotives.
If. therefore, it is the desire of the mem
bers to pass a law saying that Illuminat
ing oil shall not be sold in the State un
less it is of a sufficiently high grade to
be safe -they cannot adapt the Ralston
bill to such a desire, but must enact an
entirely different measure, and one which
would eliminate the embargo which the
Ralston bill seeks to place upon crude oil
used as fuel. •
Some of the Senators who favor a new
coal oil or kerosene law see in such an
enactment the necessity, if it is to be en
forced, of a commission for that purpose
to whom must be given power to appoint
numerous inspectors throughout the
State, whose duty it would be to inspect
the oils kept in stock in groceries and
at other places where oil is dispensed for
domestic use. The present Legislature is
not one which will take kindly to any
proposition looking to the increase in the
number of State commissions. The incli
nation of the members Is decidedly to
ward the very opposite course.
OIL MEN ABOUSED.
Senator Hahn of Pasadena positively de
clared to-day that he will oppose the
Ralston measure unless a number of
amendments are made to it. He 1 is the
president, of two oil companies and Is fa
miliar in a general way with the needs of
the Industry. He said: ;
1 do not know anything about flash tests
at certain temperatures or fire tests. That
is a matter which has been determined by
scientists, and it is not to be expected that
«ny of us could give a satisfactory explana
tion cf thore terms. It is therefore not proper
that we should seek to incorporate into the
Rtatute any* regulations about which we know
practically nothinp. and especially lt> this true
r>-hen by so doing we might ruin the oil In
dustry. 1 do rot say that I am opposed to
legislation such as would secure to the people
better oil or the best oil for domestic purpose*,
but the subjects of the use of Illuminating .oil
and that of the use as fuel of crude oil can
not be incorporated in the sam* law. There
Is nothinK in common between them. I doubt
if the Ralston bill can be made to tpply to
illuminating oil alone, and unless it is amend
ed so as to eliminate its objectionable features
I shall oppose it.
The members of the upper house have
been notified that from all the large oil
producing fields in the southern part of
the State will come a large lobby to fight
against the bill when It Is considered be
fore the Senate Committee on Mining
Monday night. Nearly all the commer
cial bodies of Los Angeles have passed
resolutions against the passage of the
measure.
INSISTS ON EARLY DISCUSSION
OF CUBAN TREATY RESOLUTION
It is now Bf positively known as any
thing in advance can be known that tho
bill cannot pass the legislature in its
present form and there is a greater .prob-,
ability of its defeat than of its being
adopted In any form whatever. The uni
versal opposition which it has engendered
from oil producers and oil consumers
throughout the State hap already had its
effect. Ralston says he is willing to be
«-n!igh*er;ed on the of oil and if
it ca,n be shown to "his satisfaction that
ihe provisions of the bill are antagonistic
to the ;OH industry he himself will not
support fv He contend?, however, that
.s-ome^Wgtsiation is needed on the subject
ot oiJ;M> as to protect the u«ers of it from
cF.nperfrom explosions and It is for the
purpose of securing all possible informa
tion */n the subject that he has called the
committee meeting.
The Senate Committee on Mines and
Mining is composed, besides the chairman,
of Senators Curt'n, Hubbell, Cogglns,
l.ardr^r, Belshaw and Tyrrell of Nevada.
Of these Jliibbell- has already declared
that be will use every means within his
jiower to secure the defeat of tbe bill. The
others have- i:ot taken such a positive
Mand. preferring to wait until the matter
is properly 'presented before announcing
their th'tejiUonft. Senator ; Coggins has
stated, however, that he appreciates the
fact that in. dealing with the mater of
:i|iplying a cerain stated Tire test or flash
r> *=afe flash test on oil. Ralston proposes
to Ftart on the hypothesis that oil that
fl&ehes at fc5 degrees is out of the ques
lion and that as the thermometer some
times rice? to 114 when in the s>hade i*:
the valley district, 114 flash test is ..also
dangerous. He will then ask the "Lob
Angeles oil men what they want.
DEFEAT SEEMS ASSURED.
CALL HEADQUARTERS, SACRA
MENTO. Jan. 28.— Senator Ralstoa
fs standing .from under bill No.
225, relating to the regulation of
flash tests on oil. He introduced
i he measure, but does not care to fa' her
tbm bill.
In conversation with Charles D. Wil
lard, at one time secretary of the Cham
ber of Commerce of Los Angeles, Ralston
t-aid to-day:
The r^wsnapers and resident* of Los An
tflee have bet-n roasting and rrltlcfzinc tac
ior Introducing rSt-nate bill No. 225. Now they
>• '-::i to find it an .a»y tack to find fault with
thcerovJslons of the measure. Suppose when
><m return home to-morrow, you tell the men
who aiv Join* the 'loudest shouting to come
here Monday with another bill which can be
lr.trodumii es a committee substitute (or my
bill: •
Ralston to-day asked the Senate to
grant the u*e of the Senate chamber in
next Monday evening in order that the
Committees on Minos and Mining of the
mi houses might hold an open meeting
lor the discussion of the oil bill. He
also asked that the sergeant at arms be
oirectrd to be in attendance and preserve
order. The meeting cf the committee, ho
t^aid, was for the purpose of considering
th« oil bill, which provides for a Car-li
t*?at- of fuel oil. In speaking about the
matter tn-day. Ralston added that he
would state his position, and in ordc.
that he will not be misquoted, wour*»
read his statement and would then call
upon the delegation present to present
their substitute measure, if they had one,
after which, for purposes of discussion,
experts would b<^ called upon to give
thc'.r opinions on what they considered
It is up to the Legislature to help the
Governor out as much as It possibly can.
Each day new appropriations -for coyote
claims, which already aggregate $200,000,
are coining in "and the chief executive
wonders when the grinding of the legis
lative mill will cease.
Despite this large amount, Gage made
a tax levy of 60 cents. During the last
two years of his term Gage used the
money he raised by the high tax levy.
He was thus enabled to make a low tax
levy of 38 cents for 1902. This of neces
city leaves Governor Pardee to bear the
brunt of the criticism of his constituents.
Among the big appropriations that,con
front Pardee may be mentioned the fol
lowing: St. Loula Exposition, $150,000;
Southern California Hospital. $110,000; San
Diego Normal (School, $102,000; University
of California, $250,000; the new Yosemite
Valley hotel, $250,000; the San Francisco
High School, $240,000; the San Francisco
irOrmal School, $150,000; the Water and
Forest Association, $107,00»; the Big Basin
Redwood Park installment, $50.0u0; the
Grand Army of the Republic, $25,00", and
numerous other appropriations absolutely
necessary for the maintenance and run
ning of the various institutions of the
State.»
If Governor Pardee cuts the special ap
propriations down to $1,000,000 the tax levy
for the next fiscal year will be 58 cents on
$100, to which must be added 2 cents more
for the maintenance of the University of
California. In using the pruning knifo
the Governor is likely to hurt the feelings
of residents in many sections, but this
will be necessary in order that he may
run his administration on a satisfactory
financial basis. v< <£
When ex-Governor Budd was in office he
put the State in a good financial condi
tion. Gage came.- in and was told that
he could run the State government on
40 cents on $100, but this would not leave
much money for' his successor to run the
affairs ,of government from July to De
cember. Gage's policy makes it neces
sary now for Governor Pardee to have a
high tax levy. When Gage went Into
office he had $2,184,000 In the treasury,
which is a larger sum than any other
Incoming Governor has ever had to assist
him In the affairs of state.
Before the adjourns it must
rnss a general appropriation bill approx
imating $5,000,000, plus Jl.OOO.WO for or
phans and the Veterans' Home at' Yount
ville.
PRUNING KNIFE NECESSARY.
CALL HEADQUARtERS. SACRA.
HENTO, Jan. 28.— Governor Par
dee has his worries. What with
receiving scores of stalwart Re
publicans, who are seeking posi
tions, and examining bills for appropria
tions and enacting new laws, he has his
hands full. The legislators are daily in
troducing bills for appropriations, which,
if they pass, must come to him for ap
proval. With nearly $1,000,000 shortage in
the general fund to carry until the next
tax money comes in December, 1903, h*
is confronted with the difficult task of
beeping the State government on a sound
financial basis. It Is true that he can un
der the law have money, transferred from
the school fund* to tide over the financial
stringency, yet the money must be pai'J
back as soon as the county taxes are re
ceived.
Despite this condition of affairs the
members of the Legislature are daily. In
troducing bills for large appropriations.
In the Assembly alone, of 500 bills intro
duced, 151 of them call for appropriations
amounting in the aggregate to $3,742,003 51.
That would indicate that one-third of the
bills call for money. More ttian 300 bills
Hiave been introduced in the Senate and a
large percentage call for appropriations
not duplicated in the Assembly bills. .
Pet Measures Will
Suffer in Inter
est of Economy
Ralston Asks for a Joint Committee
Meeting for Discussion of Measure
That Threatens the Oil Industry
STORM OF DISAPPROVAL OF PETROLEUM FLASH TEST BILL THICKENS
AROUND HEAD OF SPONSOR WHO NOW SEEKS AID OF IT OPPONENTS
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1J)O3.
TOPEKA, Kans.. : Jan. 28. — The State Ken
ate to-day voted down tbe woman suffrage bill.
Take Laxative Brntno .Quinine Tablets.": All
druggists refund the money If It falls to cure.
K. W. Grove's iiBaaturt la on each box. 25e. *
2
NOT DUE TO CLIMATE.
Catarrh Is Found Everywhere.
Catarrh is at home anywhere and
everywhere. While more common in cold,
changeable, climates, it Is by no means
confined to them, but is prevalent in
c-\ ery State and Territory in the Union.
The common definition of catarrh Is a
chronic eold in the head, which if long
iicglecu-d uftcn destroys the sense of
smell and hearing; but there are many
other forms of the disease, even more
obstinate and dangerous.
Catarrh of the throat and bronchial
ti.bes as well as catarrh of the stomach
iuid liver are almost as common as nasal
i atarrh and generally more difficult to
cure.
Catarrh is undoubtedly a blood disease
and can only be successfully eradicated
by an internal treatment. Sprays, washes
and powders are useless as far as reach-
ing the real seat of the disease Is con-
cerned.
Dr. Mclverney advises catarrh sufferers
to use a new preparation, sold -by drug-
eists. called Stuart's' Catarrh' Tablets, be-
cause actual analysis has shown these
tablets to contain certain antiseptic
qualities of the highest value and, being
an internal remedy, pleasant to. the taste,
convenient and harmless, can be used as
fieely as required, as well for children as
for adults. ¦ '¦
An attorney and public speaJcer. wh»
had been a catarrh eOVerer for years.
"Evco- fall I would catch a cold which
would wttle in my head and throat and
hang on all winter long and every winter
it seamed to get a little worse. I was con-
tinually clearing my throat and my voice
t>cca me affected to EUch an extent as to
ir.trrfere with my public speaking.
"I tried troches and cheap cough cures
»nd sometimes Rot relief, but only for a
short time, until this winter when I
learned of the new tatarrh cure, Stuart'*
Catarrh Tablets, through a . newspaper
advertisement. Two fifty-cent boxes
vhich I bought at my druggist's, cleared
my head and throat in flne shape and to
guard against a return of my old trouble
I keep a box of the tablets on hand and
whenever I catcb a little eold I take a
tablet or two and ward off any scrioui
developments."
Stuart's Catarrh Tablets deserves to
lead the list as a household remedy, to
check and break up coughs and colds, be-
cause, unlike many other catarrh and
tough cures, these tablets > contain no
opiate, cocaine or any Injurious drug. -
ADVEETISEMENTS.
- ADVEBTISEJTEJJTS.
Positively cured fcy these
little Pills.
They also relieve Distres^froin Dyspepsia,
Indigestion and Too Hearty Eating. A per-
fect remedy for Dizziness, Nausea, Drowsi-
ness, Bad Taste in the Mouth, Coated Tor.gua
Pain in the Side, TORPID LIVER. They
Regulate the Bowels. Purely Vegetable.
Small Pill. Small Dose.
Small Price-
O90e00dG033S30C90?090O
1 SPECIALS §
S $20.00 S
I A Lot of S25 and S30 Suits 3
A T^Tf Only one or two i>
m Tl«4 °* each pattern. &
0 JiRv^ cave been reduced 0
•IIP!! 520,00 %
nWMm «a°rV mon <^i of e i? 7 : ©
• wflKrH t?i wh!lfl assortment la 2
© fS^* comi)1 ' ete - 2
ifr JOEPOHEIi
8 If T he S
| |§£3*a Tailor g
0 {^s^"' 1110-1113 X&rkst Si.
O000Qa00Q000ft»C«0O«3O»
For Stomach Disorders
Cout and Dvspepsla.
DRINK
bebt NATURAL Alkaline Water
i£0 Bn>*4w»7. K. T.
h visit DR. JORDAN'S brut/)
fSUSEUH'OF AHfiTOHYO
0 £& isa XABsrc J?. t>*, ea*?.*. s.?.fci. /)
x V jr The Lar^<-<t Aratoniical Maseuai in the .
/) ¦arVe^k "World. *e>kn««iM er any coatriuert /)
V W-i 3CW d.-e»sff p«»itl*«l7 ransl py tha eluest \
Q ttijjirL 5 S>p«a«Ilst on the Coist. Ht:. ja yztx*. £ )
A &*&*» C!?. JGRDAN-DI3EASES D7 M£?J ( »
\ fC?«w"5S Consultation fre» ard •tru-lly fiv.;r. .
A K i4%i if TreiTraent porsomlly or by i*:t«t A /)
\ H 7 Mtf PwMiw Curt in etery citeradertakm. ',
Ar!l lift Wijfefor Boo«. PHII.OSOf ¦ V «f />
V II \\ JiAnillAGE, MA1LSS FR2i (*(
A O 'I- »»'f»Ne book for m-ri) \
V t>3. JOBDtK * CO.. 1051 Sr«rfc»t St..S. F. ('
1 . ¦¦ - ¦¦¦
OCEAN ISAVZL
® Steamers Ieav* Saa Fraa-
ciico as follows:
For Ketcnlkan. Jooean.
Skasway. etc.. Alasl^.— It ».
ra.. Jan 13 21. 28. *1. Feb.
6. Chaage to companr"*
ttraniern at SeatU«.
For Victoria. Vaocoa-»«r.
Fort To-wnsend. Seattla. T»-
c'oroa Everett, Wtatcom — It
a. m.. Jan 18, 21 26.' 31. Feb. 8. Chan*» at
Seattle to this coni?any*s «teamer» for Alaska
aod G N Ry. : »t Seattle for Tacoma t» N. P.
Ky. ; at Vancouver to C. P. RT-
Tor Eureka (Hum&oldt Bay)— Pomoaa. 1:88
p m. Jan 18. 22. 28 Feb. 3; Corona. 1:30 jx.
m.. Jin. 19. 25. 31. Feb. «.
Fop t-o» Ansel«» (via Port Lo« Ar*ele» aad
Redondo) San Dlejro and Sant» Barbara—
Eanta Rosalia. Sundays. 9 a. m.
State cf California. Thursdays. 9 a. ra.
For Los Angeles (via San Pedro and East
Ean Pedro). Banta Barbara. Santa Crua. Moa-
terey San Simeon. Cajrocos. Port Harford. Saa
I.uls Obtspo. Ventura. Huenemt and "N»wpo*T»
(•Ramona only.)
Ramona. 9 a. m.. Jan. 17. 23 Feb X
Coos Bay 0 a. ra.. Jan. 21. 29. Feb. «.
For Ennenada. Magdalena Bay. Saa Jot* 4»\
Cabo. Mazatian. Altata. La Paz. Santa RoaaUa^,
Gaaymas (Mex.).
For further lnformatfon obtain folaar.
RlKbt reserved to chanss steamers or sa!Ila»
date
TtCVF"* 1 *" '"^TCE — * 5f« 1 » Moat«ora«ry
. it.. Palace Hotel.
Freight office, 10 Market «t.
C D. DX^JNANX. Gen. Passenger Aft.
10 Market nt.. San Franclsea
o. /?. & /v. co.
••Geo. W. Elder" «a!Is Jan. 13. 28. Feb. T.
i. "Coiurflbla" k«Us Jan. 23. FeK 2. IX 23.
1 ' Only Steamship T^n«» tr> rORTX*A?*I>. OR..
I and short rail line from Portland to all point*
i rast Through tickets to all points, all rail o:
I steatnshlp and rail, at LOWEST RAT23.
i Steamer tickets Inrfadw berth and meaH.
I eteamer sails foot of Spear «t.. at 11 a. in. T>.
• W. HITCHCOCK. Pen. Agt.. 1 Montgomery »t
TOYO RISEN KAISHA.
(ORIENTAL STEAMSHIP CO.)
SteamerV will leave wharf, corner Fir*! anl
Brannan itreets. at 1 p. m.. for TOKOHAM A
and HONGKONG, eallln* »t Kobe <« lP SO»-
Nafcafakl and FHar K ha!. and £t
Honrtonn with st-amers for Irila etc. N»
carito received on board on <!a7 of »*»•?*¦
S S HONOKONO MAKU.-Thurs.. Feb. 5. 1W1
! I: s : nippon maru KgSl^S^-£i&
' S s""AMFRVcA"VfARtT.. Friday. Mar. 27^1»0t
i v«a Honolulu. Round trip tickets at r-duc* i
I rates For freleht and p.tssaze apply at Cora-
"'w, efflee 421 Market stre-t. corner Ftnt
pany l »i"<-c,^ AVERT. Oeceral Ag»nt.
eq VEKTTTRAi for Honolulu. Panrna, Aack-
" "land and Svdnej-. .Thurs.lay. J«n.». * p. m.
S <^ ALAMKOA. for Honolulu. Feb. .. 2 p. r«.
' S? JIARIPOSA. for Tahiti. Vcb. lfi.'ift a. m.
SflteW gafktt51.rgrta.7.PaarclL
16H?A65I3 CENEBALS T3AN8ATLASTIQ7J
DIRECT LINE TO HAVRE-PARIS. <,-..,._
ta::.r.K every Thursday, instead ot \C**A
Saturday, at 10 a. m.. rrom Pier 42. -*<«BKi' s
Nortn Kiver. foct of Mcrtcn street.
Flr»t-class'to Havre, J70 ana upward. Se;-
ond-c!ass to Havre.|45 and upward. GENERAr*
AGENCT FOR UNITED STATES and CAN-
ADA. 32 Broadway < Hudson bu!!di.m>. N«»
York. X F. FtGAZI & CO.. Paclno Coa-*t
Agent?. 5 Montgomery avenue, San Fraoclico.
Ticket" sold by all Railroad Tickft Aeenrs.
AMERICAN L1XE.
NEW-TORK. SOUTHAMPTON. LONDON.
Kroonrd.Jan.31.10 am Zealand. Feb.7. 10 am
St.Paul.Feb. 4, 10 a.m Flnland.Feb. 14,10a.m.
liKU STAR LIXE.
NEW YORK. ANTWERP. PARIS.
KroonVd.Jan. "1.10 an; Finland. Feb-14. tO am
ZeaUnd. Feb. 7. 10 am Vaderl'd. Feb.21.10 <*»
CHAS. D. TAYLOR. G.P.A.C..W Montjc'niry »•¦
FOR U. S. NAY/ YARO AM YSLLEJO.
.Steamers GEN. FRISBIE or MONTI^LLa,
V .45 a. in.. 3:15 and 6:30 p. ra.. except San.
day. Sunday. 6:4* a. in.. 8:30 p. m. weaves
Vtllejo, 7 a. m.. 12:30 tooo, 6 p. ra.. *xcept
Sunday. Sunday. 7 a. m.. 4:13 p. m. Fare. 5O
cent*. Telepnune. Main 1309. - Landing; and
office, pier 2, ili»skin-3tre*t dock. HATCU
KIUU.
ADVERTISEMENTS. j
People have no idea how
crude and cruel soap can be.
It takes off dirt. So far,
so good; but what else does
it do.
It cuts the skin and frets
0
the under-skin; makes red- j
ness and roughness and
leads to worse. Not soap,
but the alkali in it.
Pears' Soap has no free, al-
kali in it. It neither reddens
nor roughens the skin. It re-
sponds to water instantly; wash-
es and rinses off in a twinkling; is
as gentle as strong; and the
after-effect is every way good.
Vv Established over ioo years.
KIMC ° -~ BEER6T
SOLD EVERYWHERE.
Are You Hungry?
Does what you eat hurt you ?
If you are Bilious or have a
•Sluggish or Disordered Liver,
or have Indigestion, you can be
set right by using
Beechams
Pills
Sold Everywhere. In boxes 10c and 25c

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