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Kansas Saloon $m®shg? Comes to Town and Loses No Time in
Visiting Three Mesmrfs, Whtre'She Makes Addresses:
'"'' M „ \l HERIS.s'ne Is!" shouted
B'tti..-ff * tn « B crowd. >>.nd
• '•.-.. 'B . * a wild .rup.b was mad«
;*. .'. .• B *"» for ihe f • oht of the ser_
1 : . • JeL one coaca e* the coast
'¦.'•' '.'•' ¦_** * '\ loijal. . A pudgy, ."ittle
'•roman • <jts£S*<3 slrr a black' xlpaca gown
»nd wearing a email' mourning bonnet,
s ipped-ba'ck* so as to expose a -..^untenancs
readily. ns»ogyiize.d by the crowd, was al
ready from the platform.
. A ?econ4 later Carrie A. Nation or Kfi
raa haei flnnly set,>ter- feet ?jpoi.* San
Ti <Ln Cisco e oil antt -gas greeting a hoat of
fect'ruders. J • '•';'
• Th* "H«6ie» e oefender," as the i-aloon
Wrecker is pleased to call her&tif, arrived
Jn'the city yesierdayl afternoon front Paso
Robins, wheie she stopped over last night
en her way fro»n Los Angeles to deliver
t lecture.
¦••'Howdy do., Howdy^ do." was her :•
rponse to the greeting given her at l : ie
Third end Townsend '*tr££$ depot and a
Jew. minutes later she?was on her way in
cl carriage to- the Gomd Hotel.
If Carrie had had her way she would
have chosen iom« more modest quavers
than those at the Grand, but her press
e gent, with an eye to business, believed
In having: his star perfornftr located In
the center of the city. whe£e she t&n be
'readily reached and from where, should
l.e deem the lidvertlsefteift necessary, she
can be nurried out on^a Ealoon-rjnashlng,
expedition. ¦-©/- ® <if .
. "Do you know," ealfl the little woman
¦who has been In thlrteprj Jajls In Kansas.
•; have heard some awful things about
the sl'rful do'ngs .in San Fritnclsco. Be
fore I started on 'my Western trip I re
ceived. ' some blaspheming -letters frSfca
peeple here. Oh, they ftvere terrible and I
really thought I was bound to hell itself.
t Uut the more I have traveled the more^
*J ; liave become convinced th'at there «3>
good and bad people everywhere and I
pucss San Francisco Is as good as any
ctfccr towji." ' •
Mrs. Nation said that"Lo« Angeles was
EM bad as Kansas towns, in that its of
ficiala were neglectful In their duties.
Asked if she purposed to do any hatchet
work during her stay in the. city, she re-
P i-d:
••No, I don't do that kind of work any
rncre. I have realized that u^e saloon
r.v n ar<* not to blame. It is the Govern
i. . :u. The caloon men are simply Gov
ernment agents."
"And what has become of your famous
1 uichet?" was asked b°y some one.
"Here's ray hatchet." quickly answered
< arrie. bringing forth a Bible from her
quiche!. "You know, I am simply follow
ing the word of God. He told me to go
forth on this mission and I obeyed. They
have made it appear that I am crazy, but
J'm not. I'm only a representative wom
an fighting a terrible crime for my sex.
The saloon men, the brewers and the dis
tillers, with the party politicians, have
made this covenant with death, an agree
nn nt with helL I'm fighting for a cause
isi.d the people will some day realize It.
The matter has got to be agitated. ../or
ell revolutions were preceded by agita
It Im two years sines Carrie Nation in-
Says She Will Bring
Bible Into Play
aug&rated her crusafle against saloons
and she cays God has .directed her in eV
ery step. She quotes -freely from the
scriptures to support her claims that she
Is on the right road and during^-the course
of her interview last evening she empha
sized the ilet that she is not a temper
ance advocate, bat an out and out pro
Temperance," sh» declared, "is a mod
erate use of whisky. Prohibition means
abstaining from the awful habit. Hell
¦s for the temperate or licensed criminals
and heaven i=s for prohibitionists."
Mrs Nation says she /wants t" meet the
members of the Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union during her stay in San
Francisco. She «ays the organization has
pot supported her as It might and she
also complains that the doors of many
ch rches have be*n closed against her.
"But I continue In my way," she said.
"I seek out and try to rescue those who
are h>F* and often I go where ministers
of your churches refuse to go. That's
my buslnf^s."
During tier stay in San Francisco Mrs.
NatQm's manager will endeavor to have
her do a little of her sensational lectur
ing in the various public resov^s. On
Monday evening she will lecture at the
Alhambra Theater^ and after a trlQ to
Sacramento and Stockton she will return^
here and give another lecture. Q
Accused of Forgery.
H. W. W«gner, restaurant-keeper, 761
Howard street, secured a warrant from
Police Judge Cabaniss yesterday after
noon for the arrest of H. Blaume on a
charge of forgery. He secured a loan of
$2 from Wagner and gave him as security
a check for $25 on the Union Trust and
Loan Company, purporting to be signed
by W. M. Condon, Baume did not return,
and when Wagner presented the check
hi- was informed that the signature was
forged. ';." :
Defaulting Messenger Boy.
William McKenzie, a messenger boy,
who absconded some weeks ago with $200
Intrusted to his care and for whose arrest
a warrant was secured by J. M. Corcoran,
superintendent of the American District
Telegraph Company on a charge of felony
embezzlement, was booked at the , City
Prison yesterday by Detective Coleman.
McKenzie had fled to Los Angeles, and on
his way back got off at San Jose and
stole several bicycles, which be sold in
Oakland, where he was arrested.
De Lussan Will Soon Appear.
Madame Zelie de Lussan, the famous
operatic star, will appear at the Tlvoli
Opera-house in four performances of
"Carmen" during the latter part of the
present month. This will be a great treat
to the local music lovers, .and the Tlvoli
management .had great difficulty in se
curing the famous star for their show.
CARRIE NATION did not tarry
long ere she began to start in
to give herself a little of the
free advertising tjiat is always
Qo be picked up on the streets
of our great city. ShortKJ) be
fore 10 o'clock last night the hatchet
thrower began to operate-Lnd for a while
it looked as though she would transform
the peaceful throng on Market street into
a mob of howling maniacs.
At 9:45 Mrs. Nation betook herself to
the Oberon beer hall on O'Farrell street.
She did not announce her arrival and the
merry guests of the resort \tere rather
taken aback when the freakish-looking be
ing sallied up the main aisle and £&
llberately walked in upon the privacy of
the ladies' orchestra and disturbed the
warble of a < fair maid who was gently
chanting the chorus of "Hiawatha,"
Carrie lost no time In telling those pres
ent of her mission. She removed her
tlme-horored bonnet and planked herself
In tlxe middle of the stage. "Hear me,
men and women," quoth the oracle, "you
are damning your souls and sending your
families to the poorhouse by ' this vile
practice. \,; .-.--„
"You are mCkingr fortunes for the
keeper of this brothel and the hundreds
of others In your city. Now beware and
take my advice; stop before it is too late,
for If you dOnot the devil .will have you
and then what can you do? I have no
hatchet with me; my Bible is my weapon
and I am going to use it to advantage in
this town."
Carrie said a whole lot more on these
lines and also warned her listeners
agajpst^-the evils of tobacco. Finally she
requested that the waiter bring her a
beer, but the cup-bearer lacked the cour
age. She frankly admitted that she would
not drink the beverage, but would put it
away so no one else could take a chance
at it. ' ¦ '¦£&4,
From the Oberon Carrie proceeded to
the Majestic saloon on Market street. The
crowds on the street began to realize that
Carrie was in town and when she reached
the latter place, nearly 1000 people were
hot on her trail. The mob pushed and
crushed its way Into the saloon and Car
rie stood in their midst and made another
speech, only she addressed the bartender
this time. She even requested, a. drink,
but the knight of the white coat refused
to serve it.
The heroine finally emerged from the
Majestic and betook herself up to the
Cafe Zinkand. People began to follow in
her wake and by the time that the Zin
kand was reached nearly 6000 of the curi
ous were close on the heels -of* the saloon
smasher. The mob tried to follow Car
rie inside, but the doors were locked by.
the waiters and only a chosen few man
aged to gain an entrance. • .
Carrie's stay at the Zinkand was brief,
yet she occupied her time well. She went
right to the tables occupied by the men
and women patrons and began to upbraid
them for their devilish practices of im
bibing Imported, beer. When about to
leave Carrie encountered William Zin
kand, one of the proprietors of the place,
Federal Grand Jury In
°dicts the Combine
in Findings.
Violation of Sherman Law
Against Monopolies Is
Proof of Incriminating Contracts In
sures Conviction According to
District Attorney Mar
shall Woodworth.
Like a thunde©*>lt out of a clear sky
came the indictment filed yesterday with
the United States District Court by the
Federal c^jand Jury against the Federal
Salt Company and fifty odd corporations
and Individuals on the criminal charge of
violating the Shefinan act of 1890 prohibit
ing unlawful combinations in restraint of
trade. The Pacific Coast trust, which
•was perpetually enjoined from any fur
ther operations by the United States Cir
cuit Court on November 1, is now made
to stand as the defendant in a criminal
action ins0tuted by the United states
Government for viQation of its statutes.
The indictment ofQhe Grand Jur-©arj
raigns the salt trust upon three counts.
The first, which is the most general and
sweeping chs-cge, Is practically a dupli
cate of the first twenty-three complaints
in the petition entered by District Attor
ney Marshall "Wood worth in the Circuit
Court on October 15, which resulted in the
injunction issued against the trust by
Judge Morrow. The remaining two
c0uges specifically Indicate unlawful con
tracts made between * the Federal Salt
Company and Christ Madsen and Getz
Bros. '& Co.
The arraignment of the Federal Grand
Jury cites first that the Federal Salt
Company, organized under the laws of
New Jersey but Q>ing business in Califor
nia, supplied «?onsurnera with salt in all
the States aQl Territories wes&) of the
Mississippi River and in/Alaska, Hawaii
aod foreign countries. Auout 100,000 tons
o? the commodity were supplied by the
resources of the State and a like amount
imported by the company from Liverpool.
Ninety per cent of the entire salt trade
was alleged to have been in f\io hands of
the defendants in the present, suit. ,"¦:¦'¦.
Naming an arbittgxy-.'datl^fdr gtfje sake
oi legal conformity, : t bo Indictment pro
ceeds: "And on the 1st day of July, 1902,
the Federal Salt Company did unlawfully,
willfully and knowingly monopolize the
trade and commerce in salt with intent to
hinder other persons and corporations
from the business of producing and ship
ping salt and to destroy fair, free and
unrestraint© competition In said trade.
"The firms and indlviuals herein men
tioned engaged in an unlawful conspiracy
with the Federal Salt ¦ Company for a
valuable consideration not to engage in
the production of salt for a term of five
years and to purchase all their supplies
at the list price of the' Federal Salt Com
pany, with intent to form a combination,
trust and conspiracy in the restraint of
the salt trade."
The indictment further charges tha* the
salt combine caused 100,000 tons of the
commodity to be stored in warehouses for
the purpose of creating a scarcity and
thereby raised prices to suit themselves.
There then follows a copy of a con
tract entered into between the Federal
Salt Company, and Christ Madsen, where
in it is shown that the latter bound him
self to sell only to the trust for the sum
of $1000 per annum. -X second contract
with Getz Bros. & Co.- of tnis city stipu
lates that for the consideration of $10,000
the smaller firm will purchase 'solely from
th(g)Federal Company at their list price
for a period of two years.
The Indictments alleges that similar
agreement* had been entered Into with
the following corporations: American Salt
Company, Union Pacific Company, Conti
nental Salt and Chemical Company, Car
bon Island Salt Company, New Liverpool
Salt Company, Redwood City Salt Com
paQy, Leslie Salt Refining Company,
China Mutual Steamship Company and
Inland Crystal Salt Company of Utah.
Besides these companies thirty-eight in
divldials are cited as defendants equally
culpable with the Federal Company.
Conviction is assured.
When Attorney Woodworth instituted
suit against the Federal Salt Company In
the Circuit Court last October it was
freely predicted that the trust could not
be made amenable to the law, but 'after
a brief trial the perpetual injunction
against if was issued by Judge Morrow.
This venture against the power of | the
trusts and the decision rendered served
as the pioneer suit for others started on
similar grounds In the East.
A crucial point of evidence which did
much toward winning the suit in the
former case and which will be, a weighty
argument in the coming' prosecution .of
the criminal suit exists in a certain fla
grantly Incriminating clause, a part of a
contract entered into between August L.
Johnson and the Federal Salt Company.
It reads as follower
"In consideration of this lease the party
of the first part agrees not to engage or
assist in any v/ay in the . production of
salt or the sale thereof west of the Mis
sissippi River during the terra of this
lease, except as herein agreed."
Speaking of this clause District Attor
ney Woodworth said yesterday: "That
clause alone, if there was no other evi
dence, would serve: to convict. It is a
direct and flagrant violation of the Sher
man law and as such makes its several
contractors liable to criminal prqsecu
tion." >
and in a short 'speech, began to tell him
what a wrecker of J homes he was, Zin
kand finally escaped and Carria - again
landed in the street.
She was ¦> confronted " by a- tremendous
mob. It was ; nearly .: impossible to cross
the street, but . Carrie's ¦ manager and her
press agent finally piloted her to the other
side. : Things looked pretty, lively, so Car
rie was escorted to a cab and driven off
to her hotel t amid the cries of ' the multi
tude. 1 ¦-':: ¦'¦':¦ "¦>¦-' ¦" ¦ .'¦-.¦:.'¦ ':';¦-¦ .¦'.'-
Farmers Are .Coming.
Remind the fanners that you •. know In the
Ea«t that rates over, the Southern Pacific until
June 15 ; are In their? favor. From Chicago.
$33; St. l Louis," Memphis. New : Orleans, ; $30;
Omaha and ' other Missouri IUver points, . $2?>.
Visit tilU Market street and ask all abouOt. •
Exhibition Contest Between Two Teams Captained by Williamson
and McCallum Attracts an Enthusiastic Crowd of Students.
&»--_— II K exhibition game of assoda
¦ ¦ B -tlon football played on the unl-
B versity campus at Berkeley yes
0 terday afternoon was not up to
Ja. the standard of league matches,
though some pretty individual
work was shown.
As nothing depended on the game, the
players did notj manifest the vim shown
in closely contested matches for the pen
nant.' One side, captained by G. S. Mc-
Callum, was called the Whites, and the
other, captained by C. C. Y. "Williamson,
was denominated the Blue and Reds. The
Will Begin Term as a
* Congressman Next
William J. Wynn forwarded his resigna
tion as a member of the Board of Super
visors to Mayor Schmltz yesterday, , to
take effect March 4. 1903, when he will be
gin his term as a Congressman. The let
ter of resignation follows: f '• /
SAN FRANCISCO, Febk 23, 18f»3. .
Hon. E. E. SchmlU, Mayor ' City and Coun
ty of San Francisco— Dear Sir: I hereby ten
der my resignation as member of the Board
of Supervisors of the city end county of San
Francisco, to take effect March 4. 1903. the
date of the commencement of my ¦ term as a
member of the House of Representatives of
the United States of America.
• In taklne ' leave • of • the office to which I
was first elected by the 'people, I wish to ex
press to yourself as : president,- and to the
members of. the Board of Supervisors, my sin
cere appreciation * of the unfailing courtesy
extended to me - during > my , association with
you, •which I shall ever hold In kindly recollec
tion. Tours sincerely, '-
The Mayor after receiving Wynn's res
ignation said he would announce the
name of his ,successor this week.- 13. I.
Walsh, who was declared elected Super
visor over Alpers In the recount before
the Superior Court, has ' been mentioned
for the vacancy* The county, committee
of the Union Labor party has adopted. a
resolution protesting against .Walsh's ap
pointment on the ground that he is a Re-,
publican. -¦••.--:". ' ,Q
/ < May Have Been Poisoned.
• Charles ¦ Reppen, a * saloon-keeper, who
lived at 502 .Washington. street, died at, 11
o'clock Friday,' night at,, the ,; City,. and
County Hospital," the "symptoms indicat
ing -chloral- poisoning.' •'. His {body Vwas. re
moved to the Morgue and the city chem
ist will make an examination of the stom
ach to determine^ whether, chloral was; the
cause of 'death. "I Detective Reynolds'was
detailed to investigate the • case.
' team work was not as good as usual. In
the absence of President Benjamin Ide
Wheeler, Taliesin Evans, president of the
California Association Football League,
kicked off at 4:15 d. m.
In the first half the Whites secured the
first goal. Before half-time the Blue and
Reds equalized the score. In the second
half the Blue and Reds secured three
more goals, kicked by Shand. Lydon and
Pollock. The fame thus ended. Blue and
Reds, 4 goals;- Whites, 1 goal. Johns of
the Albion Lodge team played an excel
lent game on the back line for the
Whites. The forwards of the Whites
played a fairly good game, but acted a
Knocks Down and Robs
a Man in Broad
Daylight. *
George McFadden was arrested early
yesterday morning by Detectives Regan
and^* O'Connell and booked at the City
Prison yesterday, afternoon on a charge
of robbery after he had been Identified
by Frank Plrr,' a cabinetmaker, living at
418 Fremont street, as the man. who
robbed him of, $60 .Thursday afternoon on
Fremont street, near Folsom.
Pirr had been drinking Thursday morn
ing and met McFadden in a saloon. They
had some drinks together and McFadden
followed Pirr around till about 4 o'clock
in the afternoon, when Pirr said he
wanted to- go home. McFadden offered to
accompany him and when they reached an
alley > on Fremont street, near Folsom.
McFadden knocked Pirr down and took
$60 out: of his pockets. Pirr*s nose was
badly skinned, from the blows delivered
by McFadden before he was knocked out.
Pirr, reported the robbery. to the police
Friday morning and Regan and O'Connell
were S detailed on the case. They got a
clew "on ¦ McFadden and discovered that
he had purchased a new suit of clothes
arid la new overcoat Friday and had left
the old clothes he was wearing Thursday
in:a room, in the Winchester House, which
were also identified by Plrr.
• McFadden was arrested last April for
the murder of Charles Tucker, an old
man; from Martinez. He had been drink
ing with Tucker and got him into the
doorway of , a house on Howard street,
where. he knocked him down and robbed
him.". In falling the old man's head struck
against the stairs, fracturing his skull.
McFadden bought two suits of clothes
after ; the . assault * on the old man and
spent money f reely v although he did not
have a cent before. He was acquitted by
a % , jury, in Judge- Dunne's court, as there
was a doubt as to whether he was the ac-
i Pap 29 toil
J little too much on the defensive. Forrest
and Hodge, the Blue and Reds backs, were
: steady and sure, and Shand, the center
j forward, was prominent In the forward
line. Pollock. Lydon Connolly and
: Churchill rendered excellent service on
the forward line of the Blue and Reds.
i Bird was the best halfback on the field.
| For the Whites P. Fay showed best
form among the- forwards and William
son made some good saves In goal.
The students received the footballers
cordially, the grand stand being fllledwitn
spectators, who showed their apprecia
tion of the game by shouts of applause.
The teams lined up in the following or
Whites. Positions. Blue and Red»
Warren Goalkeeper Williamson
J. E>. Robertson .. Back Forrest
Johns Back Hodpre
McCallum Halfback Bird
Harwood Halfback Miller
T. Smith Halfback Taylor
T. Fay "; Center Forward Shand
V. Holland. Outside Left Churchill
p. Fay Inside Left .....Lydon
W. Jaroieson Outaide Right Connolly
Hooker Inside Right Pollock
Referee — Henry Roberts. Linesmen — H. Wil
liamson and A. N. Other.
Aged Nurseryman Is
Sued for Breach
of Promise.
David Neely, a prominent nurseryman
of Oakland, Is the defendant In a suit
for $25,000 damages for breach of prom*
lse filed yesterday by Mary Lanlgan.
Neely is 63 years of age, and Miss Lani
gan, who, when the alleged proposal of
marriage occurred, was Neely's house
keeper, is but 22. According to the com
plaint Neely, who only recently becamo
a widower, asked Miss Lanlgan to marry
him In September of last year. Notwith
standing the fact that the aged defend
ant Is more than . three times her age,
sho accepted his proposal, she alleges.
Neely, she claims, then took advantage
of the confidence she reposed in him, be
trayed her, and then refused and has ever
since refused to make her his wife.
Neely Is Quite wealthy. . In the early
part of last year his wife wa3 taken'se
riously ill. and he. employed Mi3s Lani
gan to care for her and to perform th»
household duties. In June Mrs. Neely
died, and Neely asked the plaintiff to re
main in his employ. She did so, relying
upon the fact that her employer was so
much her senior to stifle Madame Grundy.
She remained at hi3 home for several
weeks thereafter as housekeeper and then
her mother came to reside with them. In
the meantime the allegd proposal of mar
riage and betrayal had taken place.
tuai muraerer, tne aeiense cia-iming mat
the old man had fallen and fractured his
TOLEDO. Ohio, Feb. 2a— Al Wade, eoavicted
of the murder of Miss Kat» Sulltvaa in the
first degree, without clemency, will go to th*
electric chair.
B.F. Stoll. dentist; Halght & Masonic ar.«

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