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ferry labors for jxu. Myaell-Rollins, 22 Clay. • x Reduced ' rates oa household gooas to & from the East & South." Bekln's. 11 Montgomery. • Leonora W. Wright, wife of Major Hen ry H. Wright, U. S. A., retired, applied to the Superior Court yesterday for letters of . guardianship over ' the person and es tate of her husband. She relates in her petition that because of sickness contract ed in the Philippines her husband's mind has become weakened and he is unable to care for himself and his property. Army Officer Needs Guardian. Justice of the Peace Daniels gave judg ment yesterday in favor of Paul^Brede, who 'sued Julia ClausBen for the 'return of furniture which he bought for her to open a lodging house. . Miss Claussen tes tified that Brede had given the furniture to her and had been f an ardent, but un successful wooer. The furniture is valued at $100. • • - v :'¦ Must Return Furniture. Is almost constantly irritated by wind and v mineral-laden dust; inflammation, redness, itching and burning, followed by granulated eyelids, are the results. MURINK EYE REMEDY gives quick re lief. Doesn't smart: soothes eye pain; makes weak eyes strong. Your druggist or optician sells Murlne at GO cents. . * The San Francisco Eye Stockton Judge Holds Court Here. Superior Judge F. H. Smith of Stockton occupied the courtroom of Justice of the Peace Van Nostrand yesterday. He lis tened to argument in the suit of Charles F. Doe against Henry T. Pierce and George Spalding. The suit is to foreclose a mortgage on Victoria Island, given as security for six promissory notes aggre gating $317,000. The suit was tried in Stockton, argument being heard here for convenience sake. . • The Civil Service Commission yesterday certified to the - Police Commission the names of Thomas D. Daly, Francis J. Kerr, Frederick P. Suttman and George W. Francis for appointment as police of ficers from the eligible list. The Regis trar has made requisition for ten ordi nary clerks for work in his office, begin ning September 1. 1903. Will Appoint Policemen. "Warrants were sworn out yesterday by the health officials for the arrest of D. Swanson, 8 Jackson street; Albert Evan son, 57 Clay street; J. 1 Schmidt, 103 Fourth street: Paul Vlautln, 629 Davis street; A. JIantke, 706 Montgomery street; William N. Sohl, 117 Second street, and F. Mazzettl, Bay City Ranch, for having in their, possession milk found be low standard. There Is a war on between restaurant keepers and milk dealers. The former say they serve the milk just* as it is supplied to them, while the latter com plain that the water is put in the milk after It leaves their possession. Milk Below Standard. To the Children's Hospital for the endow ment of a bed to bs known as the Alice Skae bed, $10,000; to Jeannette Ekae Temple of To ronto, Canada. $5000; to Mary Skae, a sister in-law, also of Toronto, $10,000. and $10,000 to the Museum of Art of San Francisco. During the last seven years Germany has laid 7375 miles of cable at a cost of over $7,000,000. , $50,000 and her children the residue. In the event that she should die without children the following bequests are to be paid out of the trust fund: Never before in the history of the shoe business have such bargains been offered as will be put on sale to-morrow (Thurs day) at 9 o'clock: 3000 pairs ladles' high grade shoes in vicl kid, black or tan, up to-date toes, swell in every particular, every pair guaranteed to wear and made of choicest kid, for 50c a pair. We guar antee tn« sizes from 2% to 8, in widths from B to EE. A full line of men's shoes for 75c a pair, made by such firms as Johnston & Mur phy, Banister, Keith, etc. If you want shoes be sure and give us a call Thursday at 9 o'clock. We posi tively guarantee to Fell every pair at the prices advertised. Busy Bee Shoe Co., 1029 Market street, above Sixth. Sale 9 o'clock. • Shoes 2]/ 2 to 8 for 50c a Pair. Court Washington of the Foresters of America will this evening celebrate the fourteenth anniversary of its institution by a banquet to be . served In Union Square Hall. Preparations have been made for a large number of members and their lady relatives. Syl-Shaben has been selected as the toastmaster. Anniversary Banquet. Without seeing the Diamond Palace would be like visiting Europe without see ing Paris. It is a leading feature of San Francisco and is conceded to be the most beautiful Jewelry store in the world. Vis itors or purchasers are equally welcome. 221 Montgomery stt bet. Bush and Pine. • To Visit *Saji Francisco An authenticated copy of the will of the late Alice Skae, who died recently in New York, was received from the Sur rogate Court of that State yesterday and placed on file. Her estate is worth $100,000. In her will she provides that the sum of 320.000 shall be expended in the erection of a vault in the Oakland cemetery where the remains of her husband, John Skae, t and her two children are burled, and that the remainder of the estate shall go to the Mercantile Truot Company in trust tor Alice Skae, her daughter. The will also provides that in the event of the death of the last named, her hus tanfl < provided she has one. shall receive The "residue of the estate is bequeathed' to Julia R. Noyes and James G. Mudgett in addition to the special bequests of $10,009. Mrs. Goodman accounts for the Emallness of the bequest to E. H. Mud cett by the statement that she has cared for him for the last fifteen years. J. C. Noyes is named as executor of the will, to serve without bonds. ' The late Sarah Poett'B will was also filed. She leaves her estate, which is said to be a very large one. to her half-sister, Ec"' th M. Poett. providing that In the «vent of her death it shall go to Jose phine Poett Brown and W. L. D. Brown. a niece and nephew. In case they should die the estate is to go to Julia Redlng ton. Arthur H. Redington Is named as executor. The win of the late Louisa J. Good man of Napa was filed for probate yes terday. It is a holographic document and disposes of an estate estimated to be worth more than $100,000. It was made last ApriL According to Us terms the estate will be distributed as follows: To J. C. 2>oye«, $20,000. in trust for her eon, E. H. l!udfc>:t. the latter to receive the income therefrom: 110,000 and Jewelry and wearing apparel to her daughter. Julia Noyes; $2500 *ach to F. J. and J. G. Noyes of Napa; $10,000 to James G.'Mudeett of this city, a son. and $500 each to Ella Cochran of St. Louie and Maria C. Hale of Iowa. In the letters to his wife White asks for the loan of thousands of dollars. It will be proved that Mrs. White lent her husband large sums, which were not re turned. The case has been hanging fire for four years. Depositions have been taken all over the East, apd when the case was set for hearing here a number of times something arose that necessitated a postponement? Six months before his death \WhIte bought an annuity policy from the New York Mutual Life Insurance Company, for which he paid $50,000. He was to have re ceived $3000 a year so long as he lived. He died -before the payment of the first an nuity. An effort will be made this afternoon to show that when Mrs. White married she was possessed of an independent fortune of $30,000, and this money was used by White in building his own fortune. The lawyers will claim that when White mar ried he had nothing— that he was 'em ployed in C. C. Curtln's dry goods house as clerk and never had a penny. They will attempt to prove that White induced his wife to go East in order that he might go into the society, of ! other women. The attorneys say they will not mention the women who lived with White at the time, as they have since married. They will show, that while his wife was away, he secured a divorce from her on the ground of desertion. The case will be remarkable. So clever was "White in his deception that the wife might not have been ap prised of the divorce proceedings had It not been for the untimely taking off of her husband. The evidence shows that the Whites were married in San Jose on the 31st day of May, 18S3, by the Rev. Dr. Sims, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. White secured a divorce In November, 1884, while his wife was In New York. While the divorce proceedings were under way he wrote her endearing letters." The following Is an. extract from one of the many letters sent Mrs. White: The truth is. I am tired and disgusted with everything here, but thank God. twelve months won't be long passed until I am where every honest home is happy. Another letter contains the following paragraph: I wish you would try to make something out of brother Joe and make a good sensible boy out of him. I know one man In this city that when you took hold of him you made a good man out of him "When Mrs. Jennie White takes the wit ness stand in Judge Troutt's court this afternoon her attorneys will hand her a score of letters to identify in order that they may put them in evidence to prove that her hsband, the late Jonathan Lloyd "White, who was killed while trying to res cue some women when the Baldwin Hotel was destroyed, led a dual life. At the very time White was taking steps to secure a divorce he was writing her endearing letters. According to the attorneys for the wife the divorce was se cured by fraud, and the wife, who is now striving to secure a portion of the big estate, never knew that she was a ¦ di vorced woman until many years after the decree. H "White, fees Incurred by City Attorney In court proceedings. $-17 50: J. L. Holland, re porter's fees. $45 75: Bancroft & Co.. law books for Bond and Warrant Clerk and Judge Lawlor, $7 50: R. W. Anderson, car fare for July $2 80; City Treasurer McDougald, trav eling expenses during July. $30 10; J. N. Bishop Sheriff Alameda County, subsistence of prisoner. $0 45; Sheriff Langrford of Santa Clara County, subsistence of prisoners, $4 50; Sheriff Grace of Sonoma County, subsistence of prisoners. $4 80; Gonic Tyng. Interpreting. July $52 60; H. R. White, fees, $10; filter for Treasurer Sheriff and Assessor, $10; Lucy L. Johnson, telephone operator. $8 35; Kate Hol leran. telephone operator. $3« 66; Deputy Tax Collector Pcultney. car fare, $4 45; A. Carlisle, code of civil procedure for Auditor and Super visors $S: Captain J. B. Martin, transportation of Mrs. Julia Klein. $90; C. H. Westphal, vet erinary services. $7 50. The demands already passed by the Board of Supervisors on the fund of $36,000 for the fiscal year 1903-1304 are In dividually for small amounts, but Audi tor Baehr wants the point as to whether the urgent necessity of the bill incurred should govern in its payment to be set tled for all time. The demands, payment of which have been withheld by Baehr, are: four demands, aggregating more than $4500 on the fund. Now Auditor Baehr has consulted with his attorney, who agrees with him that the Intent of the charter framers was that the fund should ; be used only for urgent necessities as the name indicates. Baehr is of the opinion that an urgent necessity would mean, for example, the burning down of a city institution and he thinks there should be some fund to draw on in the event that such a thing were to happen. The expenditure of the fund is not hampered in any way by the one-twelfth act of the charter, so that the money could be expended In one lump sum if a real case of urgent necessity did arise. Baehr is now waiting for the written opinion of his attorney and upon its receipt he will send a communication to the Board of Supervisors explaining his attitude on the question. Leaves Most of Large Estate to Two of Her Children. Wrote Endearing Let * ters to Wife While Getting Divorce. MRS. GOODMAN'S WILL IS FILED JONATHAN WHITE LED DUAL LIFE Croop met Policeman Greggains and the officer placed St. Claire and O'Brien un der arrest on a. cha"rge of petty larceny. They are strangers to the police. Greg gains says they tricked a stranger out of $20 last Friday In Golden Gate Park in the same way. P. 8. Crooo, a visitor from Merced, went to the ocean beach yesterday and was accosted bv Guy St. Claire. The two strolled along till they met J. O'Brien, and St. Claire, pulling some business cards of a cigar 6tore on Larkin street out of his pocket, bet O'Brien that he could not pick out one on which the word "cigars" was written on the back. Croop became Interested, and St. Claire suggested he Bhould try his luck. O'Brien offered to bet $100 that he could pick out the 'card and Croop gave St. Claire $6 50 and his silver watch, all the valuables he had, to help him In making up $100. O'Brien, of course, won, and when Croop became suspicious O'Brien showed a star and threatened to arrest him if he did not hurry awajr. "Were Operating at the Ocean Beach When Arrested by Police man Greggains. CAHD SHARPERS TRICK VISITOR FBOM MERCED It appeared only to be a question of how much was left In the fund, and at one meeting on July 13, 1903, the Board of Supervisors passed no less than thlrty- Auditor Baehr, after a long inquiry into the subject, has arrived at the conclusion that the demand to be paid out of the urgent . necessity fund must have some semblance of 1 the name Implied and be lieves ft time to call a halt on the prac tice of drawing on the fund simply be cause it has an existence. Several months ago the Finance Com mittee asked the City Attorney whether the Board of Supervisors* could not estab lish a "miscellaneous fund," upon which to draw when no other fund was avail able. The committee realized that many of the demands passed did not come within the purview of an urgent neces sity, and thought that other means should be taken to pay the demands legally. Lane held that the charter designated the various funds of the municipality and that an addltfonaJ fund could not be created. After the receipt of the opinion the Board of Supervisors kept on passing demands on the urgent necessity fund. It has been the custom to draw upon the fund almost up to the last cent. Dur ing the fiscal year 1902-1903 demands ag gregating $35,378 65 were drawn, leaving an unexpended balance of $621 35. Among the demands passed were one of $1000 for a filing case for the Supervisors; one for $1430 for plumbing in the Bush street engine house; another for $80 for horse hire and still another of $31 25 for rat traps. Clearly these items, according to Auditor Baehr. are not urgent necessities, yet the demands were audited last year because It has been the custom to do so. PASS MANY DEMANDS. NECESSITY MUST EXIST. There appears to be a difference of opinion between the members of the Su pervisors' Finance Committee, which au thorizes the payment of demands on the fund named, and Auditor Baehr. The committee holds that It has ample" power to pay any demand provision for which has not been made in the budget. It has never concerned itself with whether the purpose for which the bill was, incurred was an urgent necessity or not, but sim ply ordered the. bill paid if it could not be legally drawi* upon one of the other funds created by. the charter and desig nated in the budget. Auditor Baehr has made up his mind to prevent further raids on the "Urgent Necessity Fund" for the payment of de mands which he" holds cannot be legally drawn on the fund named. To that' end Baehr- has "pigeon holed" twenty-one de mands against the fund which have been passed by the Board of Supervisors pend ing a written opinion from- his legal ad viser regarding his interpretation of. the section of the charter relating to the subject. The section referred to provides that "the Supervisors may appropriate thirty six thousand dollars a year for 'urgent necessities,' not otherwise provided for by law. No money shall be paid out of thl3 appropriation unless authorized by a five-sixths vote of all the members of the Board of Supervisors and approved by the Mayor." City Official "Withholds Payment on Twenty-One Demands Pending Settlement of the Dis puted Point. "You'll get no kind of a permit," said Casey, and "We'll give you a rattle on this injunction," said Manson. Then the company desired to secure a permit to build the foundation of ' the building only, but was met with. a stern refusal on the part of Casey and Manson. The contract had been let and the con tractors are out some $600 on account of the action of the two Commissioners in refusing a permit, which Ach claims they have no right to deny, as it does not in any way concern the height of the build ing. Ach was compelled to sue out a writ of injunction against the board so that he can proceed with the work. Ach par ticularly objects to the remarks of Casey and Manson when he was seeking his sec ond permit. Commissioner Schmitz' now comes for ward with Connolly's story that when Sy ron called out to him, Connolly was in reality working on the scaf fold, but refused to answer because Syron is not his superior. Schmitz de clares that Casey Is again doing politics by. attempting to discharge a man simply because he is a friend of Mayor Schmitz, and he will interpose a vigorous protest against ousting a man who he says is competent and faithful. Henry Ach, attorney for the Pacific Au tomobile Company, has a grievance against Commissioner s Casey and Man son over the latter's refusal to issue a permit for the construction of the founda tion of a building at the corner of Oc tavia street and Golden Gate avenue. The Board of Supervisors granted the com pany a permit to erect a building four feet In excess of the legal height, but the Board of Works refused to approve the permit. Suit was then brought by the company and the matter is being argued in the courts. The war clouds are again hovering above the Board of Public Works because of the suspension of J. J. Connolly, a plas terer, by President Casey for alleged neglect of duty. Commissioner, Schmitz is mad clear through because he was no* consulted about the matter, although as Superintendent of Public Buildings he has immediate supervision of the plas terers and mechanics employed by the board. As a consequence Schmitz threat ens to make things warm at this morn- Ing's meeting of the board when the sus pension will be considered. . On Monday last Head Janitor Syron was making his rounds in the City Hall corri dor and discovered, according to his story, that Connolly was not working as ho had been detailed. He called for Con nolly, who was supposed to be on a high scaffold, but received no reply. Syron immediately went to President Casey and reported that Connolly was neglecting his work. Casey at once ordered the follow ing letter to be sent to Connolly: SAN FRANCISCO, Aug." 24, 1003. J. J. Connolly, Plasterer: You are hereby no tified that you have been suspended from fur ther duty and ordered to appear at the meeting of the board of Public Works on Wednesday morning next at 11 o'clock. N. JORTALLs Secretary Board of Public Works. Holds That Necessity for All Expenditures Must Be Shown. Attorney Complains of Tac tics of Casey and Manson. Auditor Baehr Calls a Halt on Custom of Supervisors. Schmitz Vigorously Ob jects to Suspension of Plasterer. TO PREVENT RAID ON THE URGENT FUND COMMISSIONERS AGAIN AT WAR THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WE DNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1903. 14 ADVERTISEMENTS. ooooooooooee««oco*ooooo»o««oo«®©o©oo©0(>oooo Sunset Telephone and] Telegraph Company. I SAN FRANCISCO, August 25, 1903. J A Reward of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5000) will be fi paid by the SUNSET TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COM- 0 PANY for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the • man or men who maliciously cut twelve underground cables in the % company's manhole at Twelfth and Clay ' Streets, Oakland. Four • hundred and six wires were cut and the cables otherwise seriously * damaged. The cutting of these wires took place on Tuesday morn- • ing, August 25, 1903. • In addition to the above Reward, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS • ($500) '"iU be paid for private information which results in the arrest % and conviction of any one of the perpetrators of the above named of- S fense. Such information will be treated as confidential. • Similar rewards will be paid for the arrest and conviction of any % person engaged in a like offense hereafter. © JOHN I. SABIN, President % AEVEBTISEMENT3. ANNOUNCE AN AUGUST SALE OF Made-to-Measure Shirts iv v - at ; ,: / ¦ Reduced Prices c ff. Augusts a dull month. The operators in our shirt room must be kept busy. Therefore this unparalleled' offer in made-to-measure" shirts for the rest of this month. SF Fine new. liqe of Scotch Madras Shirtings, latest colorings and weaves. Fit absolutely guaranteed. Anderson Scotch Madras Shirts, soft pleated bosoms, e ~ nn cuffs attached or detached. Regular price > 4- 00- At JpO.UU Anderson Scotch Madras Shirts, soft or stiff bosoms, _„ < cuffs attached or detached. Regular price $3.50. At WHITE SHIRTS White Dress Shirts, best quality muslin body, cuffs nA attached, pleated bosom. Regular price '.4.00. At 5p«J.UU White Dress Shirts, best quality muslin body, pure co __ linen bosom, cuffs attached. Regular price #3.50 At $^./t> White Dress Shirts, heavy quality muslin body, o o _ linen bosoms, cuffs attached. Regular price 53.00. At «p*£.«£t) White Day Shirts, superior quality muslin body, e| _ linen bosom. Regular price $2.50. ¦ At 5? I. / 5 . White Day Shirts, good quality muslin body, linen e| « A bosom. Regular price *$2.00. At$j>B.5U TF We have just opened a splendid new line of. large English Squares for 50c. -The biggest tie for , the smallest price. See window display^ . , ; ROOS BROS KEARNY AT POST. APVEBTISEME1TTS. DRESS FABRICS This week we will show an elegant Ya- rietu of New Dress Fabrics for Fall wear. These goods are from the hsst manufacturers and we ask the special attention of our cus- tomers to this displau. NEW DONEGAL TWEEDS— FancD ¦ Cam- el's Hair. Ziheline Mixtures, Ziheline Nodps and striped Tailor Suitings in the latest Fall colorings, all 54 inches wide- --(M (rn. 46-INCH ZIBELINE MELANGE-(French manufacture)suit- $171; $0 OK able for tailor suits $1' / D.and vp£..£.U ud. 1 1 FRENCH ZIBELINE PLAIDS— All the new color effects and (M rn (fnnn 45 inches wide-. -4)1. 0U and>4)^.UU ud. 47-INCH FRENCH ETAMINE VOILES- In all the new staple and fancu <JM rn shades.-.. kPI.UU ud. We have also received new trimmings, new ribbons, new laces and lacs collars. Our mail order department is most com- plete, Write for samples of above goods. 111, 113. 115, 117, 119. 121 POST STREET. PBAGEBS 1 PBAGEBS ! _ ic ILD i I ifiriPirii ha v I , 1^^^^^^^MIs»™bs^IsMbs^b^^MIs^Is^^«Is^BMBBB»b»B»s1Is»bs^b^«Mb^bM««1»s^»«M«^b«» Ten Green Trading Stamps | Given Awdy I FRFF' FREE* FREE 1 ! To Every Visitor to Oiir Store | ¦',...¦ o — ' O ¦ ' ¦ © . • . o fl^StsSEEsBSSBFB !5sll^^s^»s?»»«2»»^^s»BsSsBsB3s^s^s35' l^BWBEsBffls8hSEZ^?yriSi7?7?vV r^y^^^^^^^k © r^t C5 If ALWAY^RELIABLTE I 1 P 1238- 1250M ARKET ST.***** I I • Jo • e , — : : 6e »OOOC3OGCOOOOOO«OOO«O0*OOOOOO©©©OSOOOOOO«e©©OCOO«©OOOOOO©OO©OOOOOO© a 1 ' 1 1 "WEDNESDAY. THrRSDAY. TRIDAY. SAT- URDAY. Did you erer stop to thlak why w« fell good groceries and liquors at lower prices than other stores? It is because we are Importers aad direct handlers. See below; => PURE TABLE SALT. BO-lb sack. 40c. BUTTER, Finest Creamery, sq..4Oc Full size. Market Is advancing. Wednesday. ¦ 2 PKGS. GRAPE NUTS. 23c FITE'S GELATINE, Pure and Wholesome, 3 packages 25c Made by Knox Gelatins Co. ¦ GENUINE MARSHaHL'3 SAUCE. 2 bots.. 25c. ENGLISH BREAKFAST TEA, Spe- cial Price, pound 23c Composed of samples worth from 50c to $1 25. This tea on sale ¦while quantity lasts. 3 BOTTLES STUFFED OLIVES. 23c. HIRE'S ROOT BEER, 3 Large Bot- tles 23c A delicious and cooling beverage. AMONIO-BENZILENE SOAP. 6 BARS. 23c. ' GOOD EJ3GS. 25c PER DOzI " 25c CANS OF SOUP. 13c! COFFEE, Java and Mocha, Very Best, lb 25c Ou» regular SSc qu«T!t/. NEW EVAPORATED APR ICOTS. POUND 10c RIESLING— A Pure, Unadulterated Wine, Gal. 50c 4 years old. Regular price 75c SEEDED RAISINS. PKQ. 8c. ' MARQUETTE PURE RYE, boU>Sc The Whisky of the Home. Regular price Jl 23. OLD CROW WHISKY, pt. bottle. 89c. PORT OR SHERRY, gallon. .. .SSc "Elsen" vineyard; 8 years old, mellow w'.nes. ' PET CREAM. CAN Be SATURDAY NIGHT SALE. 20 lbs BEST SUGAR 75c On all orders amounting to $4 or over. There's double saving at.Faber's. 1001 FILLMORE ST. U9 TAYLOR ST. i BEFORE AiTTER I FINDING 1 WM. iiATTEROTH in his new es- I tablishment. 224 Sutter st. Fitting I trusses, supporters. Elastic Stock- I ings, etc. I SAMPLE TRUNKS TO ORDER. REPAIRING. J. MAKTT. 22 TURK ST. Factory 82tS Howard st. 4% I 1 A I Ammunition. Hunting and III ftll 1 Sporting. Goods. Large.t l.l 1 1*1 Block. Lowest prices. Send 111 IIPl n for catalogue. W W I V W SHREVS & BARBER CO.. 73» Market st. and 311 Xearny ft.