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S CONTRA COSTA CLAIMS NEIGHBORS ARE WIFE'S FOES. Mrs; Muller's Husband /-HSaysThey Would Rail • .Voad Spouse to Asylum JWOMAN ARRESTED • •\u25a0\u25a0OAKLAND, Aug. 28. — Mrs. Kum gundi' Afuiler is confined in the Re ceiving. .Hospital ponding an examina tleh Xv the Lunary Commission, and h£r husband. Joseph Mullor of 576 East... Twentieth streejt, says their •ne'ighi&ors are trying to railroad her to 'an.-asjium in order, to get possession pf.hia home. Muller says his wife Is can*.;..- . • = .TJie. oomolalnt upon which Mrs. Slujler \u25a0was arrested was sworn to by .CUarlf'S C- Easson. a neighbor, who al leges that th* woman threatened to kill his -wife. The trouble occurred last iSatKr<3ay, when Mrs. Easson is alleged to Vhave accused' Mrs. Muller's children of Tearing up her rio\v*>r beds. Mrs. Muljer : is.said to have threatened Mrs. .Easfson on that and other occasions. \ Mjill^r Isays the arrest, is due to the fac( that be lias an option to buy the Jiouse. in which t»e now, lives from Josepli Bishop for, SIOOO, * and: that neighbors are trj'lng to flriv.e tflm~and his family Irom \u25a0 the z iveigfaborhoofi. Only last Sunday,, he \u25a0satys. two police men went to his iJduse^aY tile.neighb ors* .rrq.aest,' arid "Mjr&.""Mu"ller' locked herself and four children In the.bath- Tooiii and prayed for two hours for deliverance. Friday night Charles Swift went-, to his house and tried to arrest the woman. '-Tuner says Swift sunk-, his finger nails into his wife's \u25a0wrist. The woman s .wrist bears the marks. A year ago Mrs. Muller was arrested for insanity, but she was discharged \u25a0when.' taken before Judse Ellsworth. There are four childT^n. the eldest of whom is 13 years old and the young eft five. .Mrs. Muller will be examined tomorrow. Her husband says he will sue those -who caused her arrest for false imprisonment. FRENZIED WOMAN MAKES THREATS. OAKLAND, Aug. 2S. — With a threat that --she would "smash" her sister if she met her in the . courtroom, . Miss Mary Freese, accused of stealing the affections of her brother-in-law, Hiram T. Bard, was taken to -Centerville to day with Bard for their preliminary •hearing. Justice of the Peace Sand holdt, however, continued the cases un til Thursday and the pair were brought back to the County Jail. ' Miss Freese is not beautiful, but she is determirred. and the officers at Cen terville kept a close watch on her while «??e was in the courtroom. But her sis ter <lid not appear, nor did any of the other witnesses. The girl, is 20 years old and came to Oakland from Irving ton a week ago. joining Bard, who" is employed as a blacksmith at 1995 San Pablo avenue and lives on Twenty-sec ond avenne. She says there was noth ing improper in her relations with Bard and that she will "smash" the head of her sister, who caused their arrest, when she sees her. She further says that -she wants the same sentence that Bard receives, because the sister, Bard's wife, and .her mother agreed to her coming to Oakland, and she Is just as guilty as he' if. there has been any wrongdoing. She and Bard attribute their arrest to the meddling of old wo men in IrvingtonJ \u25a0Women's Hosiery t'ndoti Them. . OAKLAND, Aug. 2S. — Three boys \u25a0were arrested this morning after breaking Into a boxcar and are now in the County Jail with a- charge of burglary aginst them. The boys are Albert" Brown/, af-ed 12; "Warreh Mon roe," aged 10, and; E. <S. Griffin, aged 12. The bright colors of - some women's hosiery attracted the youngsters and, thinking it more valuable, on that, ac count, \u25a0tb"ey~"h'ad*"takeh^practically" all the .hose in the car, leaving the other stuff untouched.' • Divorce Decrees Granted. . OAjKLAXD, Aug. 28. — Maud Powers was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce from Charles Powers by Judge Sjlsworth . today on the ground of habitual intemperance. Judge Waste granted a decree of divorce to H. X. Cooper from Fannie MJ Cooper on the ground of desertion. " Mrs. • Camilla Kenyon has sued Walker Renyon for divorce on- the ground of desertion. AD\"EBTISEMEyTS." }*• Reward : will be paid to any person who • can " find one atom of opium, chloral, morphine, cocaine, • ether or chloroform or their derivatives in any of .. Dr. Miles' Remedies.* •.*• This reward is offered "be- cause certain unscrupulous persons make false statements • .&boiit these remedies. It rs > understood that this reward ... applies only to goods' purch- ) ased in the open market, which \u2666have not been tampered with. •\u25a0 - \u25a0 Br.3tiles' remedies, cure by f. their strengthening and invig- • .orating effect upon the nervous system, and not by weakening • the nerves. . <V .• • -"I consider that there are no better . remedies put up than Dr. Miles' Nervine,- -Anti-Pain Pills, and Nerve and Liver Pills. We have used them lor * years, and recommend - them to , • many others. My wife is usir.g- the Nervine, and considers it the *\u25a0 best medicine In the world. A lady friend .of mine, who was almost a total nerv- *ous wreck, through my earnest solici- tation Jja^used several bottles of th« ' .Nervine with wonderful results." . - WM.CROME. Salt Lake City. Utah. Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Pills are sold by your druggist, who will guarantee that the first package -will benefit, if It falls, he will return your money. •25 doses, 25 cents. Never sold In bulk. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind News of the Counties About San Francisco. Miss Ruth Morse and J. B. John to Wed at Judge Melvin's Home. OAKLAND, ; Aug-y Z&^The marriage of Miss Ruth. Cheeyer ."Morsel daughter of Mrs. S. Bradford., .Morse, and Jenkifi, Bevan John will "be celebrated Satur day evening, September l.at the home of Judge and Mrs. Henry A. .felvih on Tenth avenue. The rooms will be done entirely in pink and white, with a relief of feath ery greens. Seventy-nve guests have been invited to witness the ceremony, which .will be read by the Rev. Edgar Gee of St. John's Episcopal Church. Mrs v Henry Melvin will attend her sis ter as matron of honor. She will wear her Own wedding '.gown, an exquisite robe of cream .brocade. Miss .Morse's bridal dress k is of- 'heavy white . jsilk, made ' en princesse and trimmed with real lace. She will wear a long tulle veil and orange blossoms. Philip. Reese John ,of Portland, a brother of the groom, will act as best man, and Cap tain R. E. Davis of Portland will give his sister away. After an elaborate .wedding supper Mr. John and. his bride will leave on' an extended honeymoon; which includes the largest of the \u25a0Eastern' cuies, wiia a visit of" several "days in New York. A pretty home wn' "Mariposa street awaits their return. / Miss Morse is a girl of great charm and is an accomplished musician. She has been extensively entertained since the announcement of her engagement early in the year. A beautiful array of engagement cups attests to her pop-, ularity. Mr. John is- one of the .well known young business men of the city. He recently came to our midst .from his home in . Wales, where '^ his family still lives. - . '";•: \u0084 - : LARGEST CLASS OX RECORD REGISTERS AT STAFFORD Xuinb«-r ' of ' Old Students Who" Return Exceeds AH Pant Statistics at ,- - .the University. <,\u25a0 : • STANFORD UNIVERSITY,? Aug. 28.— The registration of upperclasß men at Stanford University up to 5 o'clock today broke all previous records. The actual number of students who signed up is not definitely known by the reg istrar. The books of the faculty show that 547 passed through, the? office. It is estimated that .93,4. registered, or an increase of 6$ students:.' i I The collectors of the student body report that "• 735 "'students* paid their, fees to the student athletics. Of this, number 236 were women.. Last year only 691 paid their fees. The graduation exercises of the class of 1906, which -were postponed by the early closing of the: "university last spring on account of tha earthquake, will be held next month. President Benjamin IdeWhe«ler of the Univer sity of California will deliver the an nual address on . September 15, which has been set .apart as class day, and the usual senior week ceremonies will be carried out in full. VIGILANTES THREATEN' TO HANG DOG POISONER Citizens of Martinez Organize to Dls- cover," If Possible, Slayer of Their Fets. "/ ; MARTINEZ. Aug. 28. — Enraged at the continued . destruction of valuable dogs- by- poison, -the residents- of Mar tinez have organized a vigilance com mittee; with -the avowed- intention of lynching the dog-poisoner if the latter is captured. ; : . .-''\u25a0."».\u25a0-.. ": . . A valuable Scotch collie, belonging to Miss Genevleve t ßuckley, ' a stenog rapher at the courthouse, was poisoned yesterday, as was a St. ißernard \u25a0 dog'-belonglng to .'MI Luba, a baker of Martinez. : Last -night a strange man was found in"' the : act. of stealing supplies . from Luba's place, and the. baker fired two shota at the thief, but without effect, r Berfceleyan Gets -a I Place. f- OAKLAND, Aug. 28. — Redmond C. Staats, 'for seven years a Town Trustee of Berkeley, was today appointed a Deputy District Attorney by District Attorney Allen to' take -the. place of Hugh Goodfellow, resigned.. Staats has long been, a political friend of Dis trict Attorney l Allen. Goodfellow is a son of W. S. Goodfellow .'of San Francisco.. He resigned his posi tion in the District Attorney's office to practice law with his father. ; Sum to Recover Property. . OAKLAND. Aug. SS.—Ada : Feldler,^ widpw of Arthur W.Feidler, who, at the time of his death, was County Treasurer,- brought suit .today "against J. C." Hart,- administrator of \u25a0 her late husband's estate. : : She says | that ; prop erty valued at J5500 was wrongfully incorporated in the inventory: of the Sgl-a^e, as i\ was her separate property. \u25a0.\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0.\u25a0'\u25a0 * \u25a0\u25a0 ,---'.. - \u25a0 . \u25a0..\u25a0.\u25a0. . \u0084_.., . . . *\u25a0\u25a0- \u25a0\u25a0 .\u25a0\u25a0-"'."\u25a0 \u25a0 ' -\u25a0:"..;. ---'- \u25a0\u25a0< - ' \u25a0 •\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0..\u25a0 THE - SAN FRANaSCO : CALI^ -WEPNESD AY, - AUGUST 29, 1906. - WRECK HURLS MEN INTO THE BAY. .OAKLAND, Aug. 28.— A mistake In: signals caused a disastrous, wreck, at the new freight slip of the Southern Pacific Company at the Oakland' mole at an early hour this morning, in which, two men, J. A. Lewis, a foreman switch man, and J. H. Stubin, a train hand, were seriously injured. Two freight cars were hurled into the bay, carrying the injured men with them and the lat ter were rescued just , in time to save their lives. 1 A train of thirty cars was being run from the freight slip by locomotive No. 1080, in charge of Engineer, C.T. Reed and Fireman Brisbul, and this ran into another train which had been stopped on the trestle. -The second locomotive, Nov 1109. was in charge of Engineer E. Ddriohiie and Fireman"Doriqhue. When the trains came together. two cars were hurled from the trestle into the bay. • After Lewis and Stubin had been res cued from the water they were hurried to the Railroad Emergency Hospital, in the West Oakland yards, whence, after their Injuries were dressed, they were taken home. Lewis, who lives at 1676 Seventh street, suffered a dislocated shoulder and numerous bruises, while Stubin sustained numerous cuts /and bruises and possible internal injuries. TELLS HIS WIPE HE WISHES ' HE HAD MARRIED SQUAW Woman Wltji Three Little Children Gets a Divorce From a Cruel H Husband. OAKLAND, Aug. 28.— Charles. Long preferred a squaw to the white/woman he married, and when he told his wife so and treated '. her crudlly : in. other ways she sued him for a divorce. An interlocutory .decree, of • divorce-, Wa£ granted to Mrs. Lottie Long this morn- Ing by Judge Ogden, who also 'granted to the wife the custody.of three minor children. "^ . ' x : ' f JVThe next time I get; married I ; am going to marry a squaw," Long ia. al leged to have said to, his wife. In testifying before Court Commis sioner Crowell Mrs. Long said of her husband: , *•„-' '- \u25a0 "He told me he married me to do his washing and cooking- and turn out his coffee for him.'.' - . They were married at Eureka, April 11. 1889. \u25a0.. : ,- \u25a0 ' .:-.:-;-;;: ;...-". ; ', "-..*\u25a0_-: _Mary I. Martin, also an in terlocutory, decree :\u25a0? of , ; divorce today. She says John - Martin, whom she mar ried \in . San Francisco December 15* 1901, treated her cruelly and called her such bad names -\u0084t hat| she .was ashamed to repeat them on the witness stand. \u25a0 Motorman _ Sues ' Company. OAKLAND,", Aug. 28.— ChaTles Hamil ton.; a., motorman. who was Injured in: a streetcar" accident; on" July 5; 'today brought sult'againstthe Oakland Trac tion Consolidated 'for- $10,000; damages. He claims, to s have "been, injured while operating : a , car j ati College avenue'and Woolaey* street.lwhere littrin open switch.V His left. arm' was. broken and his left -shoulder, dislocated. . • REAL' ESTATE COMPANY* INCORPORATES. •^-Oaklaiki. . Aug. 2S —^Th# '.Wtrren \u25a0 Cben#y » Com- ! pa ay, .r with . a r capital ; i stock \u25a0\u25a0: of ;= $75,000, •: today filed .- articles -\u25a0• of, ; incorporation.^ :•\u25a0, The *s concern will Ueal- In Berkeley v real .- estaU \u25a0' and ' . ln- WOMAN PUBLICLY LASHES SPOUSE. Mrs. irr > Ala meda Brings Husband NEIGHBiDiRS WATCH \u25a0'" ALAMEDA, Aug. :'2B.— Because.'^ htir \u25a0'husband objected to her plan^tb horse whip; a'?nian," whom the police arrested and booked' as-Frank i Gessier J 0f , 171 2 Lincoln iavenue, and'^whom : she accused of Having annoyed heri eleven-year-old daughter, Mrs. .A: JWllsdorf ilast night, vigorously lashed ' j her ,;\- Spouse. She plied (the rawhideVfjercely,;>jid' \u25a0 beat .Wilsdorf to his knees, where. he hum bly apologized and begged: for ' mercy. When Mrs. \u25a0Wilßdorf^wearWdcOf 'flqg ging f her » husband, which .exciting per formance was t witnessed by ' a \u25a0"\u25a0 crowd of neighbors, she- ordered him into the house and j he - obeyed i withY alacrity... j j The Wijsdorf family lives -near. the. Gesaler home. Gesssler, who is 40 years of age; appeared in | court today, .; and when it was -, shown, that' he '; was J. weak 'minded the /ease against him ; was dis missed.:.:; " \:.',."^^^.;v 1 - '\u25a0'.'. \u25a0\u25a0:'\u25a0<';• i Society in the Cities Across the Bay. OAKLAND. Aug. 28.— Miss Gertrude Gould has not yet "named her marriage day to Dr. Roderic- O'Connor, U. S. A., although the celebration of -the event will in all probability' take" place the early, part of the coming month: Those days -are busy ones . for the . attractive bride and the trousseau is an especial ly-'-dainty one.- ;; Most Vo|: the affairs which her many friends had planned to give in \u25a0her.honor •have-had- to be given up. Alr-eady-llissiGould-ia. feeling the uncertainty of -the army, life and is en deavoring* to ; , reconcile herself , to. the various changes.'of; station .-that must come to one in ,the^ service- Dr. jO'Con nor' was as much .. surprised as- anybody when'he received 'orders to' leave" the Presidio and report ; .at another post. \u25a0 Yesterday afternoon . Miss Gould . was the motif for a merry, V'shower," ,ov6r which Miss Lillian Isa?ica .presided as hostess. Fifteen vgirl^fPiends brought their best, wishesjin -the Iform - of. an exquisite piece of >linen "and presented it to the guest'of hondr. -.'\u25a0 -' \u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0'. -. ; Mrs. 'Frances Gray and. Miss Cathar ine Gray, who have been spending the summer in a pretty spot on the Russian River, have returned to their Eighth street home. Miss Marian Sterling, : daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Sterling, became the bride of Clarence C. Cunha at;a quiet ceremony, celebrated on Saturday at St. Francis de Sales Church, ;After a brief honeymoon in the north-.^Mr.jrand Mrs. Cunha will make their -home in Grass Valley..' I rtf. i ?*;f -^ *\u25a0? : .* ; /-^ • Miss Ada Bates left-last week for a late summer outing at Lake Tahoe. Miss Elsie Maxwell was hoStess on Saturday evening at adelightful affair given at her home in Linda Vista: An informal musicale passed the early hours, after which* a dainty menu was served.' Thirty guests enjoyed Miss Maxwell's hospitality. Mr. and Mrs. de Ver McLaren" are spending some weeks in and about Los Angeles. v They will not return to town until the latter part of-'next month.-. Miss Ethel Catton has gone to Inver ness, where she expects 1 to be a guest for several weeks. • •-; - '. \u25a0 \u25a0'•: r : ;'.'-"-• »; .;, • \u25a0-. • « " \u25a0 .. .• -, -- " : Mm Melville Dozier will entertain at dinner on Friday, evening at her pretty- home •on Mariposa. avenue -in honor of Miss Ruth Morse and Jenkln John, -whose wedding " takes place on Saturday evening.-! Mrs. Dozier. and Miss Morse' have long beern" friends and both girls are rejoicing; that ;;they' are "to" be neighbor*.* • Mrs. Dozier is the charming daughter of-Mr. andiMrs. C. W, Klneey. It is only recently she has returned to Oakland, having lived since her marriage in the southland. Today Mrs. Lewis Perry Harvey en tertained in honor ;or Miss Florence Grant, fifty guests greeting the'young bride. The Harvey home in East Oak land was 1 artistically v decorated*. V red being the prevailing hue. -Five hundred furnished 'the afternoon amusement and a tempting supper- rounded^out , a day of pleasure. Assisting, the 'hostess In receiving her guests were , Mrs. A. S.- Ireland and Mrs. Kenneth, Kerr. : Miss Helen Powell -has returned to Oakland after a visit of-,several weeks at the Geysers. - '^ '\u25a0-.'\u25a0 \u25a0 '" -\u25a0 j...-. . .. \u25a0«. . *.;•',-••; y. ] ';\u25a0..- ;\u25a0 ' \u25a0' -•' ; Mr. and Mrs. Phlletus Everts, who In April decided to cast their lot for the •ummjr in, the college town.have found the environment so delightfuL that they have; purchasedi for .themselves, a new. home on Benvenue':"avenue.' : They are guests at Berkeley Inn until- the com pletion of their new, domicile. PERSONAL OAKLAND, Aug. 2s.— Ezra W. Clark and wife and W. C. Mafah of .Washing ton, D. C, who are on a sight-seeing tour, are at the Crellln.v - GeorgQ ,E. Davis artd \u25a0 family are at the' Metropole,- registering from Mexico. John W- Hadler : of New York is at the Crellin.: ; ; - ; V / JV M. .Brown and wife of Tucson, Ariz, are at the Touraine. . > Brewster Cameron -of New York City is at the Metropole. '- ' Dr." L. : A.' Noyefi , and C. \R. Edson of Vermont are at the Crellin. : ; \u25a0 .' D.T. Hunt is at thisl'Athens, . register ing, from Portland. \u25a0'••': \u25a0 f \u25a0:,'\u25a0- OAKLAND REALTY OWNERS' ASSESSME"VTS MAY.*-; BE RAISED Citizens Cited by Board of Equalization ; to, Appear'; Before^ lt -on . , September's. . \u25a0 i OAKLAND^Aug. ' 2B.~The City^ Coun cil," '\u25a0 as a I Board- of I Equalization, ; has continued its cltatibrt'^of . prOpertyjown ers to ; appear on'September] s and show : cause? :,why;;, their];- assessments^ should not vbe >lncreased/K- Nearly^ 100 'realty, owners rln < various ; sections "< of i the 'city have 'thus "far been directed; to make a Showing.;;' "' ;\u25a0'. ' " \'":"--- "'' "\u25a0'-,~ :^'. rC : ';'\u25a0\u25a0 •;r\ Among the recentlsummpnises ; issued are^ thosef directed tagalnat'Jthejtßealty Syndicate,? the 'lElks'^ Hall^Assoclation; • the;'- Edson> Adams' 1 Estate^ tne ? Central Bank,v; Hugh -;, Hogan! § James i" C/| Moffltt, EdwardtT: Morris;;Standard*Realty;and 'Developing ••.-'•\u25a0 Company -V' and*. '.Thomas :Creilin. S\^ • ;,The. board will/meet* Tl^ursday^even^ iris :, to ; issue mbre T citatioiii,lg ?. .' \u25a0„ Big Labor Day Celebration to Be Held in San Rafael Unions of v Marin Prepare Floats If or Parade, 5 SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE CALH \ \u25a0 SAN.RAFAEL,: Aug. .2B.— The various labor, organizations of Marin County are making preparations "for a big La •b'or. day; celebration.' to. be' held here on Monday, "-.September -.3. /Special boats and trains ; wilf bring 'visitors from nearby- points.: "Large 'delegations will attend from Sonoma and Napa counties, pAp 'A- feature of the- celebration will be the morning parade. In the procession t will be 25Q0 union men. -The; ladies' Tcceptlon* committee. Mrs.. George Bar ker, : chairman, will ride in decorated carriages'. Several of \ the unions are preparing artistic floats for the occa sion.. J. W. Maloney, president of the Building. Trades , Council of Marin County, will be the grand marshal. His aids will be Fred .Matthew, Harry D. Nash, H. W. Efkamp, H. L. Sherman, J. W. :; . Bullis,. Frank Muegge^, and F. T. Adams.; _;_\u25a0'.- '\u25a0 '. '.\u25a0'\u25a0-' \u25a0 ". . \. \u25a0\u25a0\u0084' . \u25a0I The parade ; will .terminate at • Boyd Park,-: where-rfxerclaes will be held. William Marshall, president of -the lo cal council of the: Carpenters and Joln crs, will *be president of ;the day, and Thomas J. "Lennon orator of the \u25a0 day. In the, ; afternoon and, evening . there Will b"e dancing in the, armory hall and th« opera-hous,e. .'\u25a0-.-•'•". > Many of the - merchants are decorat ing- their* places of business and the city is taking on a gala garb. DEAD LINE FIXED AT AT SAN QUENTIN. \u25a0 iSAN; QUEN7IN. Aug. 28.— Rupert Downs of, San Luis Obispo, Perry Hale of Kern, William Brown of Glenn and J. B. Blackwell of san Bernardino County, the ; four convicts .recently transferred \u25a0 from the , State prison at Foisom, whose plans for escaping from San Quentin prison in submarine suits were frustrated by .the vigilance of Robert Jones, a sub-foreman, spent last night arid today in the dungeon. They are subsisting on a light diet and figur ing how their credits' will at the next meeting of the Board- of Prison Directors. If • the Directors take the usual course the men will lose at least three years and a half. The fourth submarine suit which could not be found yesterday was lo cated today hidden • under the unpro tected roots of a tree on the bluff on the beach. Warden Edgar had the suit brought mo the prison, labeled and placed among' the curios. Senator Feltoni who was at the prison last evening," was surprised to learn * of the ; desperate ; plans j . of the | to ' escape I and : congratulated the Warden arid -Ms, subordinates upon the timely detection -of the plot. He made a close examination of the sub marine suits and- declared they would never J have • served - the men as/ de signed. ' '. No more convicts will be allowed to go on. the beach. The Warden has es tablished a dead line and the guards have been instructed to shoot to kill : any convict who crosses it. AROUND THE BAY THIEF STEAM SOAP.-i-Oakland, An«. 28.— V. -D. McCarthy reported to the police • U»I» morning . that thieve* had Btoleu s box of eoap from. hl» borne at N'lntb'.and Cypreaa «treets. MUST GET 'VACCINATED.— BerkeIey, ' Aug. 2«.— Because they were not supplied with cer tiftcatpf showing that they h*d been properly racclnated, » seventy-fit* pnpila of the Berkeley public, schools -.have been dismUeed. , , .. BEABCY SEEKS NOMINATIOX — Martinez. Ang. 28.— George E. Searcy, a business man of Point Richmond, announced today that he was a candldat* for the Republican nomination of Tax Collector of Centra Costa County. EOOMTKIEF GSTS \u25a0WATOH.--Oakland.Ansr. 28*_ Thle»e« entered the room of L. A. Benham. at the St. John House; la«t night »nd>ttole a gold watch, a Knight Templar pin and • foun tain pen. Benham reported the thett to the police this morning. .\u25a0_ . . .. ' ... SECuHES LARGE LOAJT.—Oakland. Aug. 28. A deed of trust to secure a $20,000 mortgage on th"' property at the northeast corner of Eleventh an-l Jefferson utreet*. made by \u25a0 George M. East mau to Samuel V. Potter, was filed today with the County , Recorder. \u25a0 ."•., . MARRIED 'IN OAKLAND.— Oakland. Ang. 28.— Albert «on Homeyer, aged '44, and Katie Kuhn, aged 55, of Los Angeles were married at the Hall of Records tbi» morning by. Justice of the. Peace Quinn. They came to Oakland to avoid the publicity of being married. , ANOTHER BTTBQLAEY.— OakIand.' Aug. 2S. Burglars entered .the home ! of John McCarthy, at 4900 Broadway, last night by forcing /open the door and scoured $45., Forty dollar* was stolen from Heaolo Itallo and $5 from Angelo Cooper, lodgers at the McCarthy home. 1 . LOBES PURSE AND PIN.-rOakland. Aug. 28. Mr«. J. Johnson, r#giding '\u25a0. a t \u25a0 441 Eighteenth street, reported to the police, this morning that she had lo*t * purse. containing $4.50 and al«o a gold pin on . Twelfth street,, between Broad way and Oak street, yesterday, afternoon. > FEARED v HER HUSBAND— Alameda. Aug. 2s.— Edward Gilligan of 908 Central avenue wag arrested last - night on complaint _of his wife, who alleges .that he has • threatened to klHner. The; Gilllgans were . married less than a year ago, * and - their •- niariUl ; rows have -been fre quent. Gilligan is charged - with battery. NEWSBOY IS ROBBED.-04kland.-Aug. 28.- John . Fajlo. a newsboy, reported to the pollc* this morning that he was held up last night at tha rorner of -Tenth and> Market streets and robbed of $1.63. - Fazio could give no description of the man - who robbed him. a$ he was too badly frightened fto think ,of getting a :good look at the footpad. ' .. :-. •' ' :\u25a0.-\u25a0\u25a0 -\u25a0PICKPOCKETS ' SECURE LARGE SUM.— Oakland,- Aug.»: 28.— While boardfifg the Seventh street local, train this afternoon at the Broad way station, J.S.'Vanderwater. residing at 1219 Fillmore ; street, . in San Francisco, was loatled roughly 'by; two^ men, and a ' few inlnutes later he .discovered '\u25a0 that • his pocket had been picked of a \u25a0 pocketbook containing $S9O iv $10 and $20 bills. .V ' V . • - - HALLUCINATION RUNS TO MONEY — Oak land, •\u25a0" Aug. 28. — Frank Barbert' of Alameda, who thinks all t th« Sheriffs la y California owe him money and who says ; he has b«en shot at. a million times, was 'today : committed to the Mendocino State Hospital by * Judge Waste upon the " recommendation of : Drs.\ Shirk and Buteau. -He was declared \u25a0: to |be insane. - r BONIFACE DROPS DEAD.— Oakland. Aug. 28. George • Briare, \u25a0 aged 45: years.', the brother of B. M. Briare; > proprietor of :• the ; Metropole Hotel, one of the leading hostelrles or this city, dropped dead at .an early ; hour \u25a0 this morning in his room at the i hotel. I- Death •>•> caused by heart ; fall nre.-ißrlare wssa" widower nnd ; for some time had been ' aasoeiated <; with ; hU brother ,In .the management of the hotel. :/..' ,-';:.. .\u25a0„"/. S POISON' B \u25a0 VICTIM AT ' REST/^-Oakland. Aujfl l 2$.V-The funeral of Alfred ; ll. r Norton.^ who died early- Sunday morning * from | cyanide of potas.* I slum?.- poisoning,* 9 was > held-; at-, 10 .'o'clock "- tllt»"J morning I from i the } family | realdcoce," 810 1 Hobart . street.- The service* were "conducted, by. the £cv. Clifton '; Macon,^;, rector. not : Episcopal Church. -"The pallbearers were X* Frank v Pratt," l Cym» : Wales,' 'Charles Williams, \u25a0 Edgar - Hines;^ I A. -J.'ZltloTr. and? Morton^WllcOx.^ The »remalns were Incinerated at ,the Oakland ; Crematory. \u0084: ;'• ASH I AND . ELLIOTT . ARRAIGNED.^-Oakland, Aug. i; 28.— Robert * Ash. i formerly 'a ' well-kni^vn attorney, of • San ; Francisco, 1 : and R. : - C.~. Elliott, \u25a0 a mine J promoter,"? who ' arrived lln Oakland 'a ; short time .* ago » from i Seattle. S were J arraigned In '. De partment! 2 1 of * the * Police I Court i this morning on charges I of : conspiring : to \u25a0. obtain I money >by > false pretenses. -. After." hearing P, the '} reading 'of % the complaints f Asb - ! and ;< Elliott \u25a0; a * contin-. uaiice ". to • secure • counsel,": and ; their * cases I were continued to September \u25a0* to be set for trial. '-: MOON WILL LIGHT GREEK THEATER. BERKELEY. Aug. 28.— The work of preparing the Greek Theater for the production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" next Sat-irday night is now in progress. EUcfrical and scenic effects are to be arranged that will serve to enhance the beauty of the production. Miss Constance Crawley and her com pany are rehearsing in Los Angeles for the play, and Professor Wolle's men. composing the university orchestra, are working in San Francisco on the Men delssohn music, which Is to be an ac cessory of'the performance. Professor Wolle*3 musicians will play the Mendelssohn music in Its entirety.' The principal numbers are the overture, a scherzo after the first act, the "Fai ries' March" In the second scene of : the second act : ' the * song. "Te . ( Spotted Snakes," with chorus,, in the third ac«ne of the second act; :the intermezzo after act" 2.- the nocturne after- act -3,* the "Wedding •* 'March" " titter \u25a0\u25a0<• act 4, the "Dance - of the - Clowns" ia the first" scene" of act 5 and the finale with solos and a chorus of fairies. -. By Saturday night- the moon will be very nearly full, and by the hour for the beginning of the play It will al ready ride high over the Berkeley hills. Admission . will be 75 cents for the unreserved section— all the tiers above the Dlazoma — and $1 ' for the reserved section. Reservations will not be made for individual seats. -People will take whatever. seats please them best. Tick ets may be obtained at the Gre,ek The ater on the night-of the play or at any of the following places: The^Co-op erative . Store. Sadler's, 2223 Shattuok avenue: Sadler's. 2302 Telegraph ave nue; Sign of the Bear. 2305 Telegraph avenue; Sherman &. Clay, 1120 Broad way. Oakland; •Kohler.& .Chase, 1013 Broadway, Oakland, arid Kohler &, Chase, 1865 Fillmore street^ San Fran cisco. \u25a0 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ,' IX FAVOR OF THE BO.YDS Oakland Trade Body la Favor of Voting , $580,000 for Improving the : - Sewer System. OAKLAND. Aug. 28.— -The Chamber of Commerce, \u25a0 through Its executive committee, voted today, an indorsement of the proposed bond issue of $580,000 for the extension and reconstruction of the sewer system of this city. The committee also decided \u25a0 to support the project actively at the polls on Septem ber 4; election day. Plans for Im provement of the sanitary conditions of Oakland cover every section of the city and' provide for that which- the municipal officials declare are immedi ate and Imperative necessities. Working on Bank Building. • PALO ALTO, Aug. 28.— Work has been commenced on : the foundation of the new bank building of the First National Bank, which will be erected on the corner of University avenue and Ramona street. The building will be of reinforced concrete. | " . i: "~\" W of the most nutritious of flour |g I C foods— Uneeda Biscuit— the | I only perfect soda cracker. Then 1 W you will be able to jffl EaFii Mor€ I; I ' because a well-nourished body m I <m , has greater productive capacity* ffl [|j| Thus you will also be able to . |- M - for valu^ fi I is no food so economical as i P? I®e^1 ® e^ Biscuit I w> $s&(Ji In a dust tight, 't g fc^y moisture proof package, j |! , -" " NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY g MARIN SAN MATEO EAGLES DO HONOR TO MEHRMANN. Parade and Banquet Cel ebrate His Election as State President OAKLAND ABLAZE OAKLAND. Aug. 23.— Fifteen hun dred members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles gathered tonight at a ban quet held In honor of State President Dr. H. B. Mehrmann, who has .Just b«en elected to the highest office within the gift of the Eagles of California. Be- ; fore the banquet a parade ot the mem bers of the various aeries was held! the line of- march being lighted by fire works and enlivened by much muisic from drum corps and bands. The aerie 3 of Oakland, Berkeley. Al ameda, Fruitvale, .Livermore and Jlay ward, after traversins the principal streets- of the city, marched to Ger mania Hall, where covers had been laid for 1500 guests. As the State presi dent entered he was greeted by a burst of music and three rousing cheers frcro the members of the oruer. •After the dinner Judge Mortimer Smith, the toastmaster. called on Mayor Frank K. Mott. who responded to the toast "Our City." Mayor Mott con gratulated tße members of Oakland ; Aerie,' No. 7 ( on their success in win ning for" their past president the most exalted office In the State and added a few remarks touching on the future of the home city of the aerie. ': Deputy District Attorney A. V. Leach ; responded to the toast "Our State Pres ident," paying a glowing tribute to th« head of the order in California. \ Dr. Mehrmann himself was the next speaker, the subject of his address be ing "Our Order." The State president thanked the members of the Alameda County aeries for their hearty support in his fight for the exalted office h,t now holds. -'\u25a0'"• Senator Frank M. Leavttt responded to the toast "Our State." and "Th« La dies" were consigned to the care of Judge James G. Qulnn. ... Sheriff Frank Barnett delivered a witty address on "The County Jail." and "The Press" "was responded to by Colo nel M. M. Ogden. -;\u25a0;> \u25a0£ BULLET PROCLAIMS HIS JEALOUSY. MARTIXEZ. Aug. 2S — Declaring Hat his wife Anna bad been unfaithful to him and had left him for the society ot other men, Antone Goularte. a saloon keeper of Alamo, last night crept to the door . of Mrs. Goularte's room in the> Bunker Hotel, and, hearing the. voicu of his wife, and a- male companion behind the closed door, placed 1 a revolver at the keyhole and fired a shot Into the room. The bullet narrowly missed this woman, and,. striking the corner: of the bedstead, went through the floor into the room below. After firing the shot Goularte made his escape from th« building and left town in a baggy. Ke has not yet been' apprehended. Goularte and his "wife were married two years ago in Hay-ward and about a month ago Mrs, Goularte, a pretty bru nette. IS years of age. left hir husband, alleging that he beat her and In other ways treated her cruelly. The woman came to Martinez, where she secured employment, and shortly afterward h«r husband opened a saloon in Alamo. A few days ago the Board of Supervisors revoked his license, alleging that h« was in collusion with a band of thieves who robbed a man In the saloon. Goularte charged his wifa with hav ing deserted him for another man and the wife on her part declares that her husband neglected her for othur wo men. Mrs. Gouiarte went to San' Fra ncisco today to stay with friends, saying before she left that she feared to re main within reach of her husband. VIRGIXIA PIERCE IS GI\"BN >TELLAR PART BY SHUBERTS Oakland Slnser Win Plar EUia -In the Opern **Veronlqne'* la Philadelphia. BERKELEY. Aug. 28. — The parents of Miss Virginia Pierce, proprietors of Cloyne Coart, have been informed of their daughter's promotion to a stellar place In the Shubert Theater company, which is to produce the English opera "Veronlque" at the Lyric Theater in Philadelphia this winter. • •. Miss Pierce will have the part of Eli3a In the opera and will be the star. The girl sang in Boston for a year. in concert and choir work, and last sum mer was heard in the Greek Theater here at one of the Sunday afternoon concerts. She is to be accompanied on her theatrical \u25a0 tour by Mrs. P. V. Griffin, a former California^ and rela tive .of Mrs. Beatrice' Prtest-Fina o* Oakland.' '.'•> • -i'-'-W; '--.'