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{ . Wednesday, July 20. .
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; Wednesday, July 29.
Stmr Arctic. Reiner, Eureka. -
OUTSIDE. BOUND IN, MIDNIGHT.
Bktn John Palmer, brig Lurline and schr
Ellen Guhderson. . •
. . . DOMESTIC PORTS.
. HARDY- CREEK — Arrived July. 29 — Stmr
MarshHeld, from San Diego. . ;
MENDOCINO — Arrived July 29— Stmr Gua
lala. hence July 28. - : • • ' •
CLEONE— Sailed July 29— Stmr Brooklyn,
for San Francisco. ¦ ¦ ; „;??¦:-->-¦*•-.:„^
•ISLAND PORT. "
HONOLULU— Arrived July 29— Br stmr Do
ric, hence July 23,-fcr Hongkong, etc.
' FOREIGN; PORT.
YOKOHAMA— galled July 20— Stmr Empress
of Japan, from for .Vancouver. ,
- • - OCBAN, STEAMERS. ®
LIVERPOOL. — Sailed July .- 29— Stmr •-.• Ger
manic, for. New • York,-, via' Queenstown; . stmr
Haverford. for ¦¦- Philadelphia, via Queenstown.
NEW VORK~Arrlved July * 23— stmr ¦ Teu
tonic, from , Liverpool and Queenstow»
Late Shipping Intelligence.
JACKSON, July 29.— Enrico Ginocchio, a
pioneer merchant of Jackson, died Sunday
night. ¦; The funeral to-day was the largest
witnessed in the county for years.' All
the business. houses were closed for three
hours. The Pioneers and Native Sons at
tended in regalia and from all parts of
the county prominent citizens came In re
spect to his memory. He had 'been con
tinuously in the general merchandise busi
ness as head of the firm of Ginocchio
Bros. . for nearly forty years.
Enrico Ginnochio.
ALPENA, Mich., July 29.— A. severe
wind, rain and thunder storm, accompan
ied by hail, passed through Alpena and
Presque Isle Counties last night, . doing
much damage to fruits' and crops. Six
persons were killed and four 1 seriously in
jured " by lightning. The dead : James
FIngleton,* in Wilson township; James
McForest and his wife, at Harrisville;
Del Crothers, near Ona way; Andrew Han
sen and a cousin, at Long Rapids;
Lightning Kills Six Persons.
WASHINGTON. July- 29.— Th« District Su
preme Court to-day fixed August 5 for hearing
on the demurrer of August W. Machen for
merly general superintendent of the free de
livery division of the Poatofflce Department,
to the Indictments against him.
SEATTLE. July 29. — Three men were killed
to-night by a slide of earth In the southern
end of the Great Northern tunnel, which is
under construction beneath the city of Seattle.
They were Frank Smith. American; Joe Ciarlo
and Francheski Vorgeske. Italians.
NEW YORK, July 29.— John A. Mooney. LL.
D., one of the best known and prominent Cath
olic literary men in the United States, is dead
at Hurricane; In- the Adlrondacks, where ha
was spending the summer. He. was 63 years,
of age and had been a constant contributor to
the Catholic press and periodicals and to sev
eral . foreign publications, as be wrote and
upoke German. Italian . and . French fluently.
His last work was a biography of Archbishop
Ccrrieaa.
PITTSBURG. July 29.— Indication* point to
an almost entire suspension of building opera
tions In the Pittsburg district within forty
eight hours, the result of a fight between the
Building Trades Council and the Building Ex
change members.
SANTA ROSA. July 20.— Judge Burnett has
approved the bonds of Miss Mary Temple and
Jackson Temple, administrators of the estate
of the late Mrs. Christiana Temple widow of
the late Supreme Justice. Bonda v were fixed
at $92,000 each
WASHINGTON, July 29.— Mrs. Anna Agnew
Davis, widow of the late Senator Cushman K
Davis of Minnesota, and Hunter DoU of Knox
ville, Tenn., were married at the bride's home
in this city to-day. . ...
PHILADELPHIA. July 29.— Eight hundred
Weavers employed in the Dobson mill whi
have been on strike for nine weeks returned
to work to-day without their demands bein«
granted. '..,.. B
SANTA ROSA. July 29.— G. Bertoll di«l
here to-day from the result of terrible burns
received two weeks ago by the explosion of an
oil la.ni p. ° %
The flood of Brltt money In the betting
market has made the Californlan light
weight a pronounced 1 to 2, choice over
Jack O'Keefe in to-morrow night's fight.
The bettors are apparently' out of line,
taking O'Keefe's two fights with Brltt
as a basis of reckoning. It seems thm
old story of seeing only the home boy,
which occurs in fight after fight in this
city. Sometimes the odds are justified,
but at other times they are" not.
Both boxers express confidence in their
ability to win and there seems no collu
sion. Alex Greggalns, manager of the
club pfbmoting the fight, says if anything
wrong develops the boxers' . share of the
receipts will be given to charity.
Is Installed a 1 to 2 Choice Over
the Clever Boxer From
Chicago. ;£H£&'>!£|
BETTORS MAKE BRITT
A PRONOUNCED FAVORITE
TELEGRAPH NEWS.
BANK RECEIVES A LICENSE— The Board
of Bank Commissioners has issued a license
granting the corporation' known as the Granite
Bank and Trust Company the right to conduct
a banking business at Monrovia, Los Angeles
County. The. bank, which is Incorporated for
$25,000. will commence business on August :}
next. The directors are: Walter S. Newhall
president: George B. McLaughlin, secretary"
W. F. Batsford. John G. Mossin H. A. Un
ruh. A. E. Cronenatt. D.- E. Jurnill and T J
Barkley. .--
CLEVELAND. July 29.— A heavy rain
made the track fully four seconds slow to
day. Attendance, 10.000. Summary:
2-23 trot; . purse, $2000 — Caspian won two
straight heats in 2:15V4, 2:22%. Guy Fortune.
Klnney Lou. King Simmons, Prince Caton,
Bessie Blrchwood, . Cole Direct and Patchen
Maid also started. __ ~ ,, .,
2-15 Dace; purse. $2000— Dr. Madara won two
straight heats in- 2:10%. 2:11%. Sart Hal.
Vollta, Theron Powers, Mush, Laura Spurr
and Alma O also started. •
. 2-12 pace; purse, $1000 — Illinois won the sec
ond' and third heats in 2:11%. . 2:12%. Guy
Red won the first heat in. 2:12%. Donna Mc-
Gregor. Joe Sibley,- HoneBt John, Five Points*
and Gold Call also started.
¦ 2:08 trot; puree, $1500 — Rythmio won two
straight heats in 2:11%, 2:09%. Fereno, Baron
de ' Shay, Monte Carlo. • Maxlne and Lord Vin
cent al&o started. .
2:20 pace; purse, -$1000— Tom Keene won the
eecend and third heats In 2:14.' 2:10. Geary
won the first heat in 2:00%. Page Hal, Gov
ernor Pingree.; Joe Grattan, Trilby Direct and
Bernadotte also started.-
Caspian Wins S2000 Purse in Two
Straight Heats in the
2:23 Trot.
RAIN MAKES THE* TRACK
' AT CLEVELAND SLOW
OAKLAND, July 29.— The city of Oak
land will be represented at the Trans-
Mlsslssippl Congress, which Is to be held
in Seattle, by Collector of the Port Fred
8. Stratton.
Will Be Oakland's Representative.
LONDON, July 30.— The Dally Mail this
morning prints a St. Petersburg dispatch
saying that 20,000 persons are expected to
attend the ceremonies at Tsarhoff. The
correspondent asserts that the Czar's pil
grimage and the canonization of Prokhor
Moshnin at this time are due to the Gov
ernment's desire to divert the public mind
from the increasing revolutionary senti
ment. In this belief, the correspondent
says, the anti-Government parties are al
ready spreading reports that miracles at
tributed to the saint are untrue.
ST. PETERSBURG, July 29.— The Czar,
Czarina and their suites left here last
evening to Join- the orthodox pilgrimage
to Tsarhoff, province of Tamboft, where
the orthodox are to celebrate the canoni
zation of the hermit Prokhor Moshnln un
der tha name of Saint Seraohin. Two
thousand Bishops and clergy of European
Russia will participate in the ceremonies,
which will last four days.
Twenty Thousand Persons Will Wit
ness Canonization of Prok
hor Moshnin.
CZAR AND CZARINA JOIN
TSARHOFF PILGRIMAGE
John Winkler of the class of 1903 hat ac
cepted a position as chemist fpr a borax com
pany, whose works are located at Daggett.
California.
Wilbur J. MacNelll. a graduate of Cornell
and a recent graduate student at the Univer
sity of California, has been appointed teacher
of science In Cahu College. Honolulu. Thia
position was formerly held by Loye Miller of
the class of 1900. Oahu College is the most
advanced school In the Islands. It was founded
for the purpose of educating the children of
missionaries and preparing them for Eastern
colleges. Its scientific department is particu
larly strong, having a separate building of lt»
own and a good equipment.
BERKELEY. July 20.— The summer school
students will be supplied with a diversion In
the form of a dance Friday evening: in Hearst
Hall. It will be a^ "Midsummer Rodeo" a
round-up of the "eds" and "co-eda." The man
agers are Arthur L>. Price and James L.
Fozard.
UNIVERSITY EVENTS
SEATTLE, Wash.. July 29.— Captain H.
H. Nice, agent for the North American
Commercial Company at Dutch Harbor.
Alaska, who is In the city, charges the
fishermen . on Japanese vessels ', with the
disappearance of seals on the Pribyloff
Islands. He 6ays that American and Can
adian fishermen masquerade under the
Japanese flag and shoot seals instead of
spearing them, which causes the body to
sink rapidly so that many are killed to
no purpose, while the shooting disturbs
the breeding on nearby islands.
The Canadian schooners are said to ad
here strictly, to the law and keep outside
the 60-mile limit. Captain Nice claims
that unless the depredations are stopped
the Pribyloff Island seals will disappear
in a few years.
Dutch Harbor Man Says Depreda
tions Will Drive Herds From
Pribyloff Islands.
DECLARES JAPANESE
SEALERS BREAK LAW
The regatta committee of the Pacific
Athletic Association met last night and
discussed the Astoria regatta. Fourteen
men are to go from here. These will in
clude three barge crews of four men each,
a single sculler and a swimmer.
The senior barge crew of the Alameda
Club will surely go north, as they hold
the championship. The other two crews
will be selected from the Dolphins, Arlels,
South Ends and Olympic Club. These
will meet in a trial race on August 9 over
the Mission Bay course, one mile, with a
turn. A single sculler will be selected at
the time.
A tryout for swimmers will be held at
the Lurline Baths on the night of August
1L The tent will consist of three races
at 50. 100 and 220 yards. J. Scott Leary of
the Olympic Club, who has a national
reputation, is expected to compete. The
Lurline Club will be represented T>y Al
Young, W. Pomin, F. Geddes and others.
The athletes will go north on August 16.
The regatta, commences on the 19th and
continues threa days..
The Alameda Club will not be allowed to
use its new boat, which is the lightest
barge on the coast* and which gives Ha
crew a decided advantage.
Trial Races Are Arranged for Barge
Crews, Single Scullers and
for Swimmers.
COMPETE FOB HONOR
OF GOING TO ASTORIA
LONDON. July 29.— Two failures were
announced this morning on the Stock Ex
change—A. S. Graves & Co., one of the
oldest Board of Trade brokers, and A. 11.
Kilby, a Jobber in Kaffirs. Neither fail
ure was important. This afternoon the
failure of W. S. C. Smith, a Jobber in
American securities, was announced.
Three Failures in London.
Gus Leon saw Th'ornton hurriedly en
ter a rear door at Slrrenberg'a saloon a
few minutes - after the shot was fired.
The prosecution's theory is that Thorn
ton fired the shot because of a feud ex
isting between himself and Pursell.
POINT RICHMOND, July 29.-Circum
stantial evidence pointing strongly to Col
onel R. R. Thornton as the man who shot
Frank Pursell several weeks ago was in
troduced in sufficient force to-day before
Justice Masterson to cause the holding
of the aged architect in bonds of $2500
for trial on a charge of assault with in
tent to kill.
Henry Sirrenberg, a saloonkeeper, ar
rested as an accessory to the mysterious
shooting, was discharged.
William Ballard was an important wit
ness for the prosecution at the prelim
inary examination. He testified that fie
saw smoke, as if from a gun muzzle,
blow from a hole in the fence of Thorn
ton's cottage, and he also saw a human
form moving behind the fence just after
the shot that wounded Pursell was fired.
Both Ballard and Pursell said they saw
Thornton looking at them from his cot
tage window almost Immediately after
Pursell discovered he was shot.
NEW YORK, July 29.— After having
been asleep for forty-four days, except a
slight interval. In a Long Branch (N. J.I
hospital, Endlcott Allen, a Harvard stu"
dent, is showing signs of improvement.
Allen's strange sleep is supposed to have
been in the nature of hysteria caused by
overwork. The doctors believe he is now
on the road to recovery.
Harvard Student's Strange Sleep.
Queen Alexandra has given the Earl
of Dudley $2500 for distribution among the
poorest people of Dublin and other parts
of Ireland.
Despite the inclement weather they
landed on the Mayo side of the bay and
afterward they proceeded in a motor car
through the picturesque scenery of that
portion of Ireland, inspecting many of
the laborers* cottages on the way. To
night the warships In the bay were il
luminated and bonfires were burning on
the surrounding hills. . To-morrow the
King and Queen will travel by motor car
through the Connemara country.
DUBLIN, July 20.— The royal yacht Vic
toria and Albert, with King Edward and
Queen Alexandra aboard, which left Bun
crana, on the north coast, yesterday, ar
rived at Klllala bay, on the west coast,
to-day. The King and Queen were ac
companied by. the Earl of Dudley, Lord
Lieutenant of Ireland.
Point Richmond Justice
Rules on Circumstan
tial Evidence.
The Governor refused at first to listen
to the threats of the crowd, but his resi
dence was surrounded by menacing mem
bers of the mob and the following day he
yielded. One Babi was blown from the
mouth of a cannon. Order has been re
stored, but the Babis who escaped are in
hiding.
In the cfty for two days every Babi
found was butchered by the rabble and
the mutilated bodies were dragged
through the streets, followed by exult
ant crowds. Houses were looted, women
murdered and finally the priestly leaders
of the rioters enioined the populace to
bring all the Babis before them for judg
ment.
LONDON, July SO.— The Times this
morning describes seditious religious riots
in the city and province of Yezd, Central
Persia, which lasted more than a fort
night and culminated at the end of June.
The outbreak was directed against relig
ious reformers called Babis.
Edward and Alexandra
Visit Cottages of
Laborers.
LOS ANGELES, July 23.— The jury in
the case of Richard Dougherty, on trial
for the alleged murder of a beggar known
as "Billy the Yeggs," after being out
since yesterday afternoon, returned a ver
dict to-day of disagreement- Judge Smith
thereupon discharged the jurymen and re
manded the prisoner to JalL The Jury
stood eight for acquittal and four for con
viction from first to last.
Dougherty Jury Disagrees.
Religious Trouble Ends
in the Butchery
of Babis.
J. William. II. B. Toung, G. Albrecht. T.
Thompson. W. K. Birmingham, E. E. Trefe
thtn. W. M. Watson, Thomas Mulvaney, R. W.
Stone, C. ts. McMullen. Harry L. Swale, Charles
W. Muller. C. L. Wood, O. I. Dennison, 6.
Goodenough T. II. Bangle. A. Alden, S. Jack
son P. A. Perry. M. Wise, H. E. Isbell,
Charles E. Maker. A. Rlttigstein & Co., J. S.
Dunham, A. C. Henry. W. P. Low, W. B.
Hardy. F. M Troy. J. H. Troy, John Martens,
A J. fcSnyder, W. E. Reid, A. D. Atherton, L.
L." Price, \V. R. Thomaa, C. F Parker. C. J.
Raleigh A. R. Peterson, Newton Benedict. G.
M. Prather. J. H. Montgomery. William Heln.
W. J. Patterson. M. W. Sargent. W. F.
OBanion. H. Blals, P. L. Bliss. A. J. Barton,
J. F. Toung, J. A. McDonald. H. E. Plummer,
E. A Breme. J G. Henry. W. J. Stephens, J.
Zcigler, J. Keller, W. W. Moore Jr.. O. L. Sen
ram. H. Gansberg. E. W. Baker, J. W. Giles,
M Glroux, E. J. Stewart. John de Lancey, J.
Espejo. E. H. Mott. Charles Mau. U A. 8. Sal
ter E. A. Powell. H. L. Davis, H F. Chllde,
E. F. McCullum, E. W. Kruckeberg. A. G.
Doris, V. A. Walker, W. A. Simpson. G. W.
de Bell. W. d Long, J. 8. Graves. H. Gliss
man. H. W Rockel. E. B. Tower. H. D. Ella
eon. W. G. Lee. E. Schmidt, J. Brown. A. G.
Galberg, T. D Ntwwm. G. W. Smith. V. S.
Northey, W. & Harlow. C. B. White. J. O.
Mitchell. S. H. Mather. California Oil Gas
Burner Company. B. M. Reideman, B. S. Tower,
Gporge W. Austin, D. J. Clark, Ed P. Flint. CK.
Marshall, H. E. Alden. J. E. Hunt, C. -E.
Jackson, H. A. Davl*, H. A. Johnson. Charles H.
Taylor John Taylor William Moller, G. W.
Peterson. M. J. Dean. E. P. Baggott. W M.
CowEan. Bart White, P. M. Jones. J. C.
Shepherd. B. C. Lund. R. F. Crowley, A. G.
Rhodes, R. W. Anderson. Grlfflng & Oreany,
I. E. Hughes N C. Hall, Charles A. Miller.
P. M. Ball. M. Lesser. M. Glroux, Ed # Carish.
J. H. Bogle. J. R. Andrews. Charlea CNell,
T. Latlmer. J. D. Loudermilk. T. P. Rowley.
L. C. Kohler. C. "Welden. O XV. Schmltt J.
W. Holmes, Frank Schmltt. H. de Cht-sen. A.
6tlr.»on. C. S. Bers, Charlea Fleberllng. Lee
Myers. Jacob TVoerner. Bolti-Clymer & Co.,
John J. Haumgartner. Sam Kowinsky James
Quilin. D. M. Kcyes. Dr. A. Clark.' George
Weslar. Pcttr Rienerling W. J. O'Connell, H.
B. Harwood. P. H. Befden. H; Samuel. D.
Morponts. R. J. Sllva, Jose Freitas L Mon
net. Walter Savllle. J. E. Whinnery. M." Ryan
William Grler. H. M. Walbridge. H. Hartell
George Aldrldge. Beaudry McAvoy. J. J.
White. Henry c Menges. Miles Doody. J. M.
Mullt-n. Henry Evers. Abe Davis Robert Me-
Quade. Her.ry Rauch. W. A. Short, Cal M.
Orr. J. R Brown. H. Schwarzschllt, W. P.
Courtney. P. J. O'I>;ary, T. Hurley. P.. Ben
net. A. Dugan. J. P. Burke. F. Stark. T. F.
Dolan. R. Andrews. E. J Stow. R. B. Wilson,
W W Edgar. G F. Kaiser, W. F. Brunt
man. W. F. Batchelder. E. G. Bushnell. C. E.
Borrow. Lawrence Hyde. O. B. Frislwe M.
Brock. J. B. McDlamld, A. Hyman. w. A.
Bauer A. Ralston. B. Colin. L. N. Cob
bledick Joseph Lancaster. Dr. C. M. Sel
frtdge N. J. Swenson. E. Barnett. J. J. Mc-
Conneil. W. T. Sagehorn. C. M. Verrill Laz.
Rosenberg. O. D. Brown. F. B. Hunt, E. E.
Gehrlng W. Smith. F. J. Todd. M. D.; E L
Sargent. A. E. Hall. R. S. Himes. J. H. Hall,
J II Egert. H A. Audlffred. D. Wise A.
Friedman Charles H. Wood. F. W. Sharpe,
FA. Robert. P. J. Kelly. R. J. McMulIen. A.
r, Duler. B H. Griffins, George W. , Hoguet
TV E Dickinson. Lem M. Williams. E. R.
Gray T. Baumgartner. George H. Abel. Bert
Parker F. J R, Bcott, C. W. Cook. Morris
Isaacs. Charles Bowen.^ • !
i Supervisors of Alameda County — Gentlemen:
Wbereaa It is claimed that the lull cash value
cf the property and franchises of the Oakland
Transit Consolidated, a corporation situated in
Eaid county, as shown by its admissions con
cerning its net income earning capacity, and
by the records of Alameda County, is of the
full cash value of more than eleven million
dollars; and.
Whereas, all eaid property and franchises
are now assessed at a total valuation of only
one million one hundred and sixty-three thou
sand four hundred and twenty i$1.163.-120) dol
lars; and.
Whereas, it is claimed that property and
I franchises to the extent of more than ten mll
1 lion itlO.OOO.COO) dollars has escaped
' and Is now escaping taxation, and
I believing that eaid property is escap
i Ing taxation without any Intent on the
part of the County Assessor or Board of Su
pervisors or any member thereof, and believ
ing that it is the desire of all county officials
whose duties are connected with the taxing
power of the State to equally assess all prop
erty within the county, and require all persons,
firms and corporations to bear their Just pro
portion of the burden of taxes;
Now. therefore, we, the taxpayers and citi
zens of Alameda County, hereby petition the
County Assessor and the Board of Supervisors,
acting ae a Board of Equalization, to secure
euch an assessment of ail the property and
franchises of the Oakland Transit Consolidated
in Alameda County as shall be fair, just and
right and in accordance with the constitution
and laws of this State. And your petitioners
will ever pray, etc.
Postal Employes Reinstated
BAKER CITY, Or.. July 29.—Postmas
ter Moomaw received an order by wire
from the First Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral this afternoon reinstating Assistant
Postmaster George H. Tracy and Chief
Mail Clerk Arthur Lowell. The two of
ficers were to have been dismissed August
1, in pursuance of a previous order, on
account of the loss of two registered let
ters which occurred last March. After a
most rigid investigation on the part of
the postal inspectors there was nothing
found upon which to base a charge
asrainst the two employes.
KING ON ERIN'S
WESTERN COAST
Antoine de Contades Wounds Tuoni
Bey in a Duel at
Paris.
PARIS, July 23.— A quarrel between
Viscount Antoine de Contades and Tuoni
Bey, second secretary of the Turkish em
bassy, resulted in a duel with swords to
day, in. which Tuoni Bey was wounded
in the arm.
VISCOUNT MEETS TURK
ON FIELD OF HONOR
Dr. Prather of Bakersfield is at tha
Grand.
I. I. Irwin, a merchant of San Diego, la
at the California.
H. XV. Felton. a mining man of Mazat
lan. Mex., is at the Occidental.
lather Burbank, the noted horticultur
ist of Santa Rosa, is at the Grand.
A.* J. Rich, who has.be^n absent In Eu
rope for several months, returned to the
city last evening.
A. J. Mott of Fernle. B. C. who is in
terested in the fruit shipping business in
the north, is at the Grand
James J. Smith of Cynthiana, Ky., ser
geant-at-arms of the Supreme Court of
Kentucky, is a guest' at the Palace.
Mis9 Isabelle Hammond, assistant man
ager of the Golden Eagle Hotel* in Sacra
mento. Is registered at the California.
Dr. J. D. de Chantreau of this city will
leave to-morrow for a three months' visit
in Europe. Much of that time will be
spent in Paris.
Joseph D. Redding, the well known at
torney, formerly of this city, now a resi
dent of New York, arrived from the East
last evening. As is his annual custom, he
has come West to attend the jinks of. the
Bohemian Club.
A. F. Robinson of. Topeka. chief bridge
constructor of the Santa Fe road, and
a party of engineers are l^ the city, hav
ing arrived from the south yesterday.
They came north over the valley road for
the purpose of familiarizing themselves
with this branch of the company's West«
era line.
Californians in New York.
NEW YORK. July 23.— From San Fran
cisco—J. H. Jacobs, at the Murray Hill;
M. Manley. at the Broadway Central; S.
L. Bernsteiri. at the Savoy; W. O. M.
Harris, at the Plaza: L. Heyneman. at
the Netherlands; Miss I. Pearce, Mrs. T.
Sutro, at the Manhattan; Mrs. J. P.
Swift, at the St. Denia.
From Los Angeles— H. G. Bayles. at the
Navarre; W. Cronemiller. at the Park
Avenue; H. A. Osgood, at the Broadway
Central; Miss A. C. Potter, Miss K. Pot
ter, at the Kensington; E. R. "Walte, at
the Ashland.
From Oakland— G. B. Daniels, at ths
Morton.
Marriage Licenses.
OAKLAND, July 29.— The following
marriage licenses were Issued by "the
County Clerk to-day: Martin I. King. 21.
San Louis Obispo, and Lucy Zumwalt.
21. Oakland; Herman G. Jack. 30. and
Bertha Strabenau, 30, both of Fruitvale;
Atwell C. Webb. 2S. and Lonzema M.
Hankins. 17. both of Alameda; Harry Gal
lagher, 24. and May Schneider. 13, both
of. Oakland; Joseph A. Botelho. over 21.
and Theresa ' B. Silva, over 18, both of
Oakland; Edwin W. Ehmann, 37, Oro
ville. and Charlotte L. Collins, 33, Oak
land.
GAS KILLS HIM. — An unidentified man was
found unconscious from Inhaling iUuminatlnff
g&a !n the Prescott House yesterday morning.
He was taken to the Receiving Hospital, whera
he died last night.
i Deputy Marshal and Special Agent
Reach Seattle on the Way
to Nome.
SEATTLF^ July 29.— After circling the
globe to deliver an accused man to the
j authorities in Manila, and capture anotfi
! cr in South Africa to be taken to Nome,
two Federal officers arrived to-night in
Feattle with the latter prisoner. James C.
Beasley. The men who made the journey
are Charles E. Ilerron of Seattle, a spec
ial agent of the Department of Justice,
and Deputy United States Marshal D. II.
Dwyer of Alaska. Beasley is charged
with forgery.
CIRCLING THE GLOBE
IN CAUSE OF JUSTICE
PERSONAL MENTION.
PORTLAND, July 29.— Dr. John P.
Frizell arrived in Portland to-day from
Unimak Island, one of the Aleutian chain.
He brings with him" samples of carbonates
of iron, which are pronounced practically
pure and fixes the value of the product
at $20 a ton. According to Dr. Frizell
there are thousands of tons of the car
bonates in the Aleutian deposits. The
only other deposits of carbonates of iron
are in Bavaria, which supplies all the
carbonates in use.
Samples Brought From Unimak Isl
"and Show a Value of $20
Per Ton.
CABBONATES OF IRON
IN ALEUTIAN DEPOSITS
For the last two years the company has
boc-n industriously at work Improving its
tracks and property, and many of the
lines that were formerly run down have,
been made as solid as a steam railroad
line. New machinery has been installed
and much work done.
That the Oakland Transit Consolidated
i.« thoroughly satisfied with Its assess
ment is evidenced by the fact that it has
rriade no attempt to have a reduction
rna'de. •- 0^ ¦¦'¦-¦ ¦
iThe hearing to-morrow will be a lively
one, for this is the petition upon -which it
p-b'ased and all the signers and the peo
ple* of tbe county at large are interested
in the outcome:
" TO Henry P. Dalton Eeq.. and the Board ©•
Tho franchises and concessions held by
the Oakland Transit Consolidated from
the countv of Alameda and the various
municipal organizations a:e vastly val
uaole. The company controls a complete
monopoly of the Ftreet franchises of Oak
land, Alameda and Berkeley. No company
can ever come into Oakland and compete
with them because they have secured
every available franchise in these three
cities, and in addition hold a privilege
from Oakland to Hay«r&rds along th*
main highway, running south from Oak
land. These franchises were secured
from the various city and county govern
ment? without cost, and yet the Oakland
Transit Consolidated would not part with
them for twice the amount of the assess
ment, even if there were no rails and cars
upon them.
The orie'nal petition as filed with the
County Board of Equalization was not
quite in legal form and did not state ex
actly the figures. This was supplemented
by a nrorn affidavit setting forth the rlg
urf;« as herein quoted. It is upon this pe
tition ar.d the affidavit that the demand
will be made for an increase in the as
sessment of the company to something
like proper proportions.
4 ; *" Oakland Office San Francisco Call,
. *: , 111$ Broadway. July 23.
• 7 Th* Oakland Transit Consolidated will
.Jiave to tell the County Board of Equali
zation to-morrow why it values its prop
•ehr in Alamta? County at $10,640,000 and
why* it Is assessed at only $2,300,000 by
'County Assessor Dalton.
T'nis matter has been pending before
J the Omits Board of Equalization for
ibr-jt a week, and several postponements
•^f^the hearing have been made, but the
ir.<iJc**Jons are that to-morrow the show
"inp 'hat has heen asked from the com
pary will have to be made.
-This hearing come? up in the regular
cirrter of business and is based upon a
. j.Ttitir-1 thr.r is on file with the equalizers.
•7.'h«- %*£tiori is filed by several hundred
• taxpayers cf the county of Alameda. who
.j>el that they are paying taxe^ upon a
•twcT-third o; a three-quarter valuation
of th^ir property, and they Fee no reason
'¦why the wealthy »orporation should es
.«ape with a cne-f.fth valuation.
/XL* crr^ral demand for an increase in
the valuation of the big street railroad
<orr<<any is bss<*d upon the value? of the
¦ ttork and bonds of the company as well
a? ii ion the value cf ihe real est;<ie and
¦ frt. jchisf s. It la averted in this petition
.that tbc bends uf the Oakland Transit
• Cen'.eoUAati^ ar<» valued at $6,600,000 and
thnt tb*re are €5,000 shares of stock val
ued at $50 a share. Tbc total valuation of
•..ChC propervV is« $10.€4t.00Q. All of these
bonds arp not issued, but it is said that
BL3M),CM of p^curities have been sold, the
balance remaining in the treasury. This
v.-ojld make an actual outstanding valua
tion r,f $S .340 />O0; but as the bonds In the
. trear ury are just as valuable as the out
•Fianding bcr.ds the petitioners consider
that the total valuation of the road is rep
resented by *he addition of the total value
of' c-'ae stock to the total value of the
bonds, which makes nearly $11,000,000.
Why an apsrssmf rtt of but little more than
?;.<K>,0 ( yi should be made upon this prop
erty Is" the cue? tion that the Equalizers
¦will. Hve to settle to-morrow.
To aeterrnine the value of these stocks
and bonds and the value that the com
•rany rlac^ upon itself in the financial
«'or.ld tne Equalizers have subpenaed a
r-'jrcbrr 2f local bankers and all of the
-officers of the Oakland Transit Consoli
<iqte* that could be secured. The Oakland
hankers will be arked the market values j
of the. securities of the railroad company.
Those who have been asked to be present
ar* •< TV. G. Palrrsanteer. manager of the
'Central Bank; Thomas Prather, president
.rind manager of the Union National Bank;
W. W. Garthwaite. cashier and manager
of the Oakland Bank of Savings: L. G.
Burpee, cashier cf the First Xational
iip.r.k. In addition to these F. C. Havens,
nnt if the directors of the Oakland Tran
sit Consolidated; Samuel Taylor, secretary
6f the Realty Syndicate, and W. H.
. J\r.if,ht have all been ordered to be pres
ent to-morrow and testify as to the value
'.of it^e securities.
Taxpayers Pile a Petition Asking
That This Be Investigated
• in Fairness to
. ' *] • fi" Ifaem.
He believed prohibition the simplest
p'.an. but should it be necesary he would
take the opinion of Parliament upon the
question of countervailing duties. Cham
berlain did not touch directly upon tha
fiscal questiorWrut Incidentally remarked:
We are on the eve of a great economic fight
and it behooves «verybody to keep cool as long
as possible and not turn this economic question
into a personal light. v
For twenty years we have tried to «eeur«
the voluntary abandonment of bounties. It
was only when we changed our policy and »ug
grefited retaliation that we secured the object
for which we had strusritled so len* — that w*
finally escaped a condition of things under
which Austria and Germany would be able to
regulate the price of sugar in Great Britain.
Chamberlain said the bill would not in
crease the price of sugar, but by giving
greater stability and certainty to the
trade would benefit the sugar interests.
Referring to the possibility of losing the
American market, he said:
If we had onty treated the West Indies faJrly
there Is no reason why they should not be sup
plying us with the greater part of our demand.
The Government has had the choice b«tweea
prohibition and rebating dutip*.
LONDON, July 29.— The House of Com
mons to-day passed the sugar convention
bill to its second reading by a vote of 224
to 144. In the course of the debate upon
the bill Colonial Secretary Chamberlain,
in defending it. said:
During the discussion relative to the
ccst of construction, wages, etc.. Equaliz
er Alford stated that a member of the
Kmployers" Association in San Francisco
faid to him that although he was not in
a position to pay much of anything in
favor of labor" unions, he believed this to
te the golden age for the business men
and the labor unions, and there was no
doubt in his mind that the increase In
wasps had much to do with the increase
in the volume of business.
The California Northwestern pays
an annual rental of $48,600 for its lease of
the San Francisco and North Pacific Rail-
SACRAMENTO, July 29.— President A.
W. Foster and Secretary and Controller
Thomas MellerEh, of the California and
Northwestern Railway. Company, lesses
of the San Francisco and North Pacific
Company, were before the State Board of
Equalization this morning relative to that
company's report to the. State Board.
The road is operated in Marin, Sonoma
and Mendocino counties. The length of
the road in this State is 196.40 miles. The
value of the entire roadbed and rails Is
JJS2.000. The earnings amounted to $1,222,
554 93, subdivided as follows: Passenger
and freight, $1,156,811 40; mail and express,
$49,439 23; miscellaneous. $16.304 62. The ex
penses amounted to $1,171,180 06; subdivid
ed as follows: Operating, $S58,746 30; ren
tal. $4S,60O; taxes, $39,913 54 ; miscellaneous,
$223,918 22.
BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 29.— Deputy
Zellman Papp caused a sensation lit, the
lower house of the Diet to-day by spread-
Ing out on the table 10,000 kroner in cash,
which, he declared, had been tendered
him as a bribe to desert his fellow ob
structionists and leave Budapest. Herr
Papp, who is a member of the Kossuth
party, added that It was former Deputy
Dienes who attempted to bribe him. Herr
Dienes,* he asserted, had 12,000 kroner, of
which sum he retained 2000 as commission,
and handed 10.000 kroner to Herr Papp,
which the latter accepted in order to be
able. to. prove his allegations.
Deputy Lovassey said that the editor of
the Magyar Orzag had been asked how
much money would be required to buy off
that newspaper's support of the obstruc
tionists. A. parliamentary committee was
appointed to Investigate. •
There was a stormy scene in the Diet
this afternoon when the 'Premier, Count
Hedervary, arose '"to commence the de
bate on the indemnity, bill. The obstruc
tionists stood, up and the chamber re
sounded with deafening shouts, the b'ang
ing of desk lids i and insults hurled at the
Premier from the opposition benches. The
sitting was suspended, but the scenes
were repeated on its resumption, and ulti
mately, being unable -to. obtain a hearing,
the Premier handed the clerk of the
House a written motion, moving the read
ing of the bill. , When the obstructionists
became aware of this .action a couple of
members, of the Kossuth party stormed
the presidential tribune, snatched the pa
per from the cjerk's hands and tore it to
pieces. The. tribune Boon filled with
shotuing Deputies- and amidst the turmoil
the session was again suspended.
The sitting was resumed for the third ;
time and the greatest, excitement pre
vailed in the lobby. Deputies Olay and
Polenyo- accused Premier Hedervary of
instigating bribery- '.•
It is said that two duels have been ar
ranged between Deputies.
MOBS IN PERSIA
SLAY REFORMERS
The new contract is for $340,000 a year
and at the end of two years from July
1 last suit will be Instituted for the re
covery of the difference between this
amount and the original contract flgurcy
BALTIMORE. Md.. July 29.— Vice Pres
ident Whelan of the Fidelity and Deposit
Company said to-day that the $200,000
contract in the name of W. E. Weighel
was really for the benefit of some
wealthy residents of San Francisco, who
have indemnified the Baltimore company
for any loss. He paid that whatever the
loss was it would fall upon the contrac
tors and that the fidelity and Deposit
Company will only be a nominal party
to the transaction.
Weighel was given tie contract two
years ago for a term of four years at
$248,000, and within a year notified the
department that he could not continue it
on account of ill health. He then left
for the West. ¦ The Baltimore company
went on his bond for $325,000. Weighel
was allowed to designate the New York
Mall Transportation Company "as-a sub
contractor. It is said that Weighel had
to pay the Matter S2S0.00D a year. Owing
to fines and penalties for service that
was not up. to the contract, he declined
to continue, but finally agreed to keep
up the service until the end of this
month.
WASHINGTON, July 23.— The Govern
ment will institute proceedings against
W. H. .Weighel, a postal contractor, and
the Fidelity Trust and Deposit Company
of Baltimore, for approximately $200,000,
which the Postoffice Department has been
compelled to expend above the amount
of contract for carrying the mails in
wagons in New York City. George G.
Travism, who yesterday was awarded
the contract to fill the unexpired term
of a month loss than two years, ••will be
gin the service on August 1.
WALLA WALLA. July 29.— An ex
tremely curious skull, apparently prehis
toric, was brought here to-day by I. S.
Bunker of Freewater, Oregon, who found
it on Basket Mountain, a portion of the
Blue Mountain range. Bunker found the
strange specimen on a fishing trip to a
remote canyon. It was embedded in blue
clay where water action had washed
away sly feet of alluvial deposit. Other
bones which Bunker is returning to ex
cavate were around it.
The skull resembles, the description
given of the lost pithecanthropus, or ape
man, which an expedition went to Java
some time ago to find. The frontal bone
slants, the skull Is ten inches wide and
two feet long. The upper jaw contains
ten large molars lined up parallel and
projecting straight out. The eye cavities
are two inches in diameter, the nose is
exactly like that of a man. while the
space between the nose and teeth i3 sJx
inches square. t'i-iT"
Special Dispatch to The Call.
HOLDS THORNTON
IN HEAVY BONDS
Twenty non-union men were working
on the eighth level of the mine at the
time of the explosion, but escaped injury.
IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29.— After
a mass meeting to-night 500 citizens of
Idaho Springs went to the City Jail and
tpok fourteen of the. men -arrested in
connection with the blowing up. of the
Sun and Moon mine buildings last night,
marched them to the city limits and told
them to leave the. place and never return.
The men driven out include Howard Tres
sldel, president of the local union: A'. D.
Alcott, vice president; George Becker,
secretary; Peter. Bender, treasurer, : and
two or three members^ of the, ; executive
committee. All of the T others are promi
nent members of the union.,
i Some of* the men complained that they
had no money and a purse was made up
for them. Everything was done in an or
derly manner and not a rough • word or
act was directed toward the men. At the
meeting at which the action, was deter*
mined upon fully 80 per cent of the city's
business population was: represented. It
was presided over n>v F. . D.; Collom, City
Attorney, and addressed . t>y> President
Hauchett of the First National Bank and
others equally prominent.
The other prisoners were taken to
Georgetown, the county seat, this even-
Ing- ... ' \ ',"'• . '".
I After the explosion at, the Sun and Moon
mine last night the watchman saw two
men running away. He fired at them sev
eral times and later a wounded man was
found lying near by. He was taken in
charge and the company physician sent
for. The man proved to be Philip Fire,
a member of the union. He died this
morning.
Twenty-two members of the Miners'
Union, including President Howard Tres
fiidel and the other officials, were arrested,
charged- with conspiracy to blow up the
mine. They protested ignorance of a
conspiracy and declared that they at all
times advised the men to obey the law
and avoid violence. They Intimated that
the destruction of the property was part
of a scheme to cast discredit upon the
Western Federation of Miners and its at
tempts to obtain shorter hours and more
pay for Its members.
Oakland Trans it Consolidated
c ,Given a One-Fifth
,. Valuation.
Two Duels Are Arranged
After an Uproarious
Session.
Fourteen, Suspects Are Taken
From Jail and Made
to Depart.
His Backers Are Said to Be
Wealthy Residents of
San Francisco.
Colonial Secretary Chamber*
lain Speaks in Its
Defense.
& •
AJameda Equalizers Be
gin Examination Into
Figures.
It Resembles That of the
Lost Sought
by Scientists.
Alford Quotes San Francisco
Employer on Labor <
U IllUXio-
President Poster Dis
cusses Report to
State Board.
Sequel to the Blowing
Up of a Colorado
Mine.
Government to Sue De
liverer of Mails. in
New York.
The Commons Gives the
Measure a Large
Majority..
Deputy % Causes Sensa
tion in the Diet
of Hungary.
Oregon Man Finds a
Curious Specimen on
Basket Mountain.
WANT LIGHT
ON THE LOW
ASSESSMENT
FAILS I KEEP
HIS CONTRACT
EXPOSES GOLD
OF BRIBE-GIVER
CITIZENS DRIVE
OUT UNION MEN
RAILROAD MEN
AND EQUALIZERS
SECOND READING
OF SUGAR BILL
STRANGE SKULL
IS UNEARTHED
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, , JUI/S: 30, 1903.
BUTTB. Mont. July 29.— Goverr-3r B. F.
Odell Jr of New York, and hla party, arrived
from the Yellowstone Park this afternoon.
BUFFALO. •: N. Y.. July 29.— Mrs. Emma.
Primrose, nee Catlin. wlf* of George H. Prim
rose- the v minstrel; died here to-day ¦ of , heart
paralysis. v . v ¦•.- :$sMUBUm&BBtts£!~&.
ASK PETITION FOR GUARDIAN.— The
California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Children filed a petition In the Superior
Court yesterday. a*ktng that Mrs. M. Conlin,
director of the Catholic L*dies* Aid Society, be
aupcinted guardian over Gertrude Evens, aged
14 snd Mabel Evens, aged 12. The mother of
the" children la dead and the father, is unable
to care, for them. Th*.cajje will.be takenbe
tort Judge Murwky Monday mornln&.-
Joe Gans wants to meet Jabez White,
the English lightweight champion, in this
city. Failing in this- he offers to fight
Joe Walcott at 140 pounds, ringside.
Gens Offers to Fight Walcott.
PHOENIX, A. T., July 29.— K. S. Tabor,
,.; .245,, AVest-Flfty.-seventh street. New
York, died here this morning of tubercu
losis. He '.was a well-known actor, for
merly with Froltman and . Daly, and at
one time. with the Ethel Barrymore Com
pany. ' , •
H. S. Tabor.
HALIFAX. N. S., July 29.— Private ad
vices from St. Pierre. Miquelon. state that
when the Christian Brothers left the isl
and under the ban of, expulsion 2000 per
sons gathered at the quay and shouted
"Vive religious!" "Vive la liberte! ' "A bas
la canaille." Then the crowd became ex
cited and rushed upon the gendarmes and
serious trouble was narrowly averted.
Forty of the rioters have been summoned
to appear before the magistrates.
Bioters Attack the Gendarmes,
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