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' The Place for the Man. * Find Them Both in The Calls Want Ads VOLUME C— NO. 91, CARMEN WILL ARBITRATE HOURS IF WAGE DEMAND IS AGREED TO. BRYAN CONFERS WITH PARTY ADVISERS. Airiyes irt New York After Trip Around World and | ls^ Met By Many Friends WITHHOLDS VIEWS FOR THE DINNER Democracy Is Gain- ing; but He- Declines to Make Defibite Prophesy : >-ETW YORIt. Aug.'zS.T-Bronied by the luns of many, climes during a year of travel around the' world,. William Jennings Bryaij of. Nebraska, twice the nominee of the bemocratic party for President of the United States, and al ready indorsed as its candidate for 190S, rode up New York Say this afternoon on the steamer- Prinzess Irene and re ceived an ovation from large welcom ing parties- that, went down to quar antine tt».in«et and cheer the incoming Vessel . .and Its "distinguished pasaen [ftT. I •..".'. .." >;.>iif^ Bryan <Sid not enjoy his usual during. the voyage,. but. he was Lrhych- better today and said that he felt *Ure' 3ie would bp' able to carry ou£ x.h?:; plans which have been made for iiini -during the' next, few days. He \yas very iauch latigu«d when h« boarded the steamer and during the en tire voyage Buffered from Indigestion and severe headache. His illness was' not serious enourh-to interfere with his -work, however,, and he a large portion of the nice days at tea to preparing hia speeches and 4n keep ing up his correspondence. : MAKES FORMAL E.VTBV TODAY; •Mr. 'Bryan wfil not. land In New York .'.City.' proper. until tomorrow afternoon, when. he. will be received at th« Bat tery . by', delegations from all parts of fhe cpjintry and. escorted to the hotel tfrh-ere'-he will make, his headquarters ..w ; hi-i« ; .h«re. H# was taken, off .the ,P-ri;ftzes»- -Irene by special permission ©f .President Roosevelt shortly after the' jyfessel- had" anchored In quarantine. -First he" went aboard two tugs which •Jiftrf: been chartered : by. "Bryan's Ne braska ironic folks." where he - was «xut.tantiy' greeted and hailed as \u25a0 the jiext": President.*", He then -went aboard the trim" little yacht Illinl, owned' by his Jto.ng-time friend ,and schoolmate, Edward F. Goitra of St. Louis, arid ..Vjie'rte/«u-cb \u25a0 well-known Democrats as JCoTaiarj; "B. Mack, national cbmmlttee 'inahVof.:Ne'w • York, and. Efaniel Cham pau,v national "committeeman from Michigan, were awaiting him. In the JU'ni Mr. Bryan was taken to the Oc^an Yacht Club at Stapleton..Staten .island, --where ": he .; landed and was tvlriried away in an automobile to the home of Lewis Nixon.: "Ben Braw;" on the hcJg^hU of TorapkinEvllle and over-, 'looking the harbor- . .'.\u25a0.• . : COXFEREXCE WITH FRIES-DS. ; ; Here Mr. Bryan sp^nt the night, the evening being devoted to a serious con ference with, intimate, personal friends. tad-men of. prominence In his party. Js'o-fespfßclal ,° "political- significance was : ettached./io : ;the ' conference by those' \u2666rho-attended ft. They declared Its pui> 'port '.trasr "inereljr to learn Mr. Bryan's wlfcaes regarding:; the plans which had feeein.jnWde.forihim dur'ng'the next few weeiot'and" to- acQnaint him .with the ijrirt-.of ;affalni at hom.e.- "•".•. : '"vMt:- Bryan was accompanied' by.. his yeife i.-'and" daughter; illss Grace Bryan. Mr^'Bry'aii w«n,t w.ith "him on the' Illini tiiid ! 'io • Mr: : N".lxbn?» home. '.Miss Bryan. ccj.itfnu'ed . mi- thiß steamer and spent the. \u25a0 feS^hit : with .friend* In this city. eoloriei Wetmore.'Mr.andMrs.F. Dun lap'.and. Miss c Dun lap of Jacksonville, IH^; who had been* traveling compan f&Ai&d tne Brians .during the' latter part'- of- their \u25a0• tour of .Europe, also ar fty«d on the Prinzfe'ss Irene.. . . ' • \u25a0jjf.-.Bryaa could-." not be drawn- into a discussion of ' political Question* to day-, "; ;> \u25a0•.":' •What J have to say of . politics at tI.W-'time. and with .my. Incomplete knowledge of affairs'ajt home., will be said tomorrow night at the Madison^ square Garden reception under the au epices of the . Commercial" Travelers' Anit-Trust League, and not now." he said. "Probably then you will find that I shall discuss subjects I nave spoken of before." Mr. Bryan added with twinkling eye. it was said that tonight's conference might have some 'weight regarding the feature of tomorrow night's speech, which will be in the nature of a re sponse by Mr. Bryan to the indorse ment* which have been recently ac corded by various State conventions. Aiked pointedly regarding the prob- Continued on Pmare S. Column 1. The San Francisco Call. INDEX OF THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S NEWS TODAY. THURSDAY, AUGUST 30. 1906. "WEATHEH COXDITIOXS. YESTERDAY — Clocdj; weet- wind; maximum temperature. 62; minimum temperature, 55. f - FORECAST FOB TODAY— Cloudy ; powlble •prlnkUi; fresh southwest wind. . Pmt« 6 CARME.VS STRIKE. Carmen agree, to return to. work and leaTe qoettlon of hours for arbitration, proTlded they are rvar&ntetd. $3 a day. Pare* 1-2 CITY. . Potrero Commercial aad Manufacturers' Asso ciation want greater harbor facilities. Fare 9 The German Insurance Company of Freeport suspends all adjustments and payments. Pare. 9 Carmen Sehwarti secures dlrorce from hus band, who was sent to penitentiary. Pare 14 Etta Marian Warren girts testimony in the Bertha Dolbeer will oontest. Pa** 8 Victim of automobile accident on the Ocean Boulerard was Mrs. Jennie Connolly. Pars 14 Burned-out teachers ask report from committee handling funds from the East. Page 4 Trustees file plans for Public Library building on site originally selected. -. Page 0 Spring Valley Company will improre water mpply in districts complained of. Pare 14 McHugh Is convicted of attempting to extort money from relief funds. . Page 14 Pickpocket accused of robbing Police. Commis sioner W. H. Leahy Is held to answer. Page 6 Railroad rate bill will probably secure lower tariff East for fruit shippers. Page. IS Four men suspected of shooting Policeman Cook are arrested by detectives. Page 14 SUBURBAX. Dr. Jordan plans a conference to discuss unl rerslty affairs with students. Page 4 Bitter political fight at Stanford for editorship of the studrnt dally. Page 4 Thomas Duncan and Arthur Atkinson badly in jured near Clayton by rocks thrown by Carey Mitchell. * Page 4 \u25a0 Ctild makes an effectrre prayer In court to prevent commitment of insane mother. . Page 4 SPORTS. Goldfleld Sheriff will disarm all gun-flghters before they enter paTlllon. Page 7 . Sports from all parts of country are flocking to mining camp. Page 7 Plea Is made for high class automobile races on the Pacific Coast. Page 7 Clothier defeats Ward on Casino courts and gains national tennis championship. Pag* 6 MARINE. » ...--... Liner Alameda *»111 carry large party, of South ern California editors to Honolqlgv \ Page 8 . Captain Ksunders of the M«nchuria reports bad weather responsible for the wreck.^ Page . 6^ COAST."-"". "';" ' : \-'~" i^'f : TT.' r '^:": Long Beach storekeeper klllsVa nroeklan Tfho had attacked his daughter. '-' ' Page 5 Schooner carrying . 160.000 feet of lumber goes on ro;ks abore Monterey. '. . : -' ' -t'. . Pag* 6 Indian, uprising on Skeesa' River, in British Columbia, frightens . whites. 'Page X Mrs. Bodman of Ban Jose drinks poison in 1 presence of eon. . . Page. 5 POLITICS. William Jennings Bryan receired enthuelastie ally in New Tort by admirers. Pagea I*3 DOMESTIC. BeceiTer of defunct Philadelphia trust com pany says trust funds are intact. f Page 3 FOREKJX. Son of Crown Prince Frederick William of Germany christened at Potsdam. • Page S SOUTHERN PACIFIC TO OWN ST. PAUL. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE CALL. NEW YORK, Aug. 29. — Many rumors continue to circulate concerning the control of the Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, and the belief grows stronger every day that It has been ac quired by the Union Pacific. Statements to that effect have been printed, not withstanding Harriman's denial. \ It Is believed that the St. Paul stock will eventually be lodged in the treas ury-of the Southern Pacific Company, which will issue its preferred stock as payment therefor. This would not in volve any legal difficulty, it Is said, be cause St. .Paul and Southern Pacific are not parallel or competing roads within the meaning of the law.' '\u25a0 \u25a0 LARGE STEAMER * PRLNCESS WRECKED O.V LAKE WINXIPEG Captain and Six Others Known, to Been Drowned In \u25a0 the Disaster. . WEST SELKIRK. Manitoba, Aug. 29, Word reached here .today that the steamer .Princess, the largest passen ger and freight boat on Lake Winnipeg, was wrecked at Georges Island Sunday night. Captain Howes and six mem bers of the crew or passengers are known to have been drowned- One Tug. Sunk. Another on Beach. VANCOUVER, B. C, Aug. 29.— The tug Raven la at the bottom of Howe Sound and the tug Lenora Is on the beach near Slwash Rock. The Raven ran on the rocks at Gambler Island while the crew were asleep and sank. The Lenora was bringing- a boom of logs up • Falls Creek when the force of .the wind and seas threw her on the beach. Will Fortify Korean Ports. TOKIO. Aug. 29. — Under an agree ment opened~between Japan and Korea it is understood that Chinsaewan and Yongheung will be converted into na val stations at an early date at the expense of Japan. Both are regarded as Important strategic points. Says Dreyfus Will Retire. PARIS. Aug. 29.— The Patrie this afternoon" announced that Major Al fred Dreyfus will retire from the army in October , on a pension. No confirma tion of the' report could be obtained." SAN FRANCISCO/ sTHURSDAY/ AUGUST 30, ' ioo6. y WEIRD MYSTERY SURROUNDS ABSENCE. Washington Woman Who Shot at Unknown In truder Is Now Missing OFFICERS BEGIN SEARCH FOR HER Mrs. Addie Houghton Prob ably Victim of Pursuer That Had Haunted Home SEATTLE. Aug. 29.— Mrs. Abble Houghton, who shot at a midnight in truder on two occasions at her home in Ballard, once hitting her man, who left a trail of blood in his .flight, is missing, t ' V. It was during the absence of her husband, who operates a saw mill at Brinnon. Wash., tnat Mrs. HouKhton was twice within the last month .com pelled to shoot to drive away an un known man from her home at night. After the second attempt, the hus band, Willard Houehton, decided to move his little family to Brinnon and a week ago purchased a home there and gave his wife sufficient money to move* He then returned to th*» mill. On Thursday last, after her house hold effects had been packed, Mrs. Houghton' sent, her children to a neigh bor's house to remain until she secur ed, a drayman. . She then left. her. home and has not. been seen since. .The dls appearaflci/has been ' reported to "the Dolic*,- btttHletectl^rsfare; unable .to get any _trace.'pl '. the'-woman^ ;v; v -. : ;»- . -V;' -.iVv ' : James Houghton. a: brother of Wil lard; who is a. retired capitalist here, went to'"Brinnpn .today; to ! notify^ the <husband. \u25a0 •.>• :-;\u25a0: -;\u25a0 /. '. ;,'. [\u25a0'\u25a0..r-' ,- .:\u25a0\u25a0 • INFERNAL MACHINE ON STEAMSHIP. PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 29— An in fernal machine was discovered - today in the hold of the steamship Eagle Point as the vessel lay In the Dela ware River at the . Philadelphia and Reading Railroad grain elevator. The steamer was saved from destruction by a fraction of a second, as the bomb ex ploded.as it touched the water after be ing thrown overboard." The Eagle Point is one of the vessels of the Philadelphia Transatlantic Line and plies between this city and London. The Infernal machine which endangered the lives of Captain Robertson and a crew of thirty men was. discovered in the after hold by Sylvester Travini, a deckhand. He carried it to the cap tain, who threw It into the river. As it sank It exploded, sending a' column of water fifty feet into the air. It" is thought that a former member of the ' crew - who thought he had a grievance against Captain Robertson placed the bomb on the vessel. GIRL HORSEWHIPS VIENNA JUSTICE. WASHINGTON. Aug. 29— With the Town Constable looking on and sur rounded by a score of more of men and women, who urged her on,. Miss Lucy. Grove, a pretty young "woman of Vi enna, Va... horsewhipped August Hen- Irig, a Justice, of the Peace of that place, this morning. \u25a0' , When the young woman began lash ing . the magistrate on; the head /and body with a rawhide whip, a crowd of men and women soon gathered on, c the scene and cheered the girl. She was overpowered by Hening before the on lookers could Interfere, however, and in the scuffle was thrown to the ground and her left shoulder; dislocated. The whole affejr, it is said,' was the result of a decision rendered against the young woman last week. .~\. -.*,.\u25a0 Sent for Bodies of Valencia Victims. WASHINGTON, Aug. 29.— The Treas ury/ Department has directed the. reve nue cutter Grant to. proceed to British Columbia and receive fifteen bodies of victims of, the Valencia disaster some months ago off Vancouver /island and take. them, to Seattle, Wash. . .These bodies were buried on a very rough part of the coast, inaccessible -..except- to small boats. An ocean tug, Ji«s*. been provided for, friends of the ,vhftlms,\whb will, disinter the' bodies; and transfer them -to the Grant. . ?. v MAYOR SCHMITZ; and State Labor Commissioner W v^ in the street car strike. ..Both efforts .failed^^ a directly^with^ their employers. . The'>platform men , will return^ to, work; at once if the/are granted a wage of $3 a;day and are fallowed to submit the -question of; hours; of v , "J \\ •,"• President Declares He Has 2500 Meri on Way Here. Patrick Cnlhonn save out the state ment last night that he will advise the men whom he Is bringing from the East to form a union. He makes the emphatic statement that he In in no Tray." opposed to unionism, and that his refusal to treat with Cornelius at the present juncture is not Inspired by an antagonism to unionism, but, .rather that he will have no dealings with men who are out of his employ. Cal houn admits that a part of the men who are on their Tray to this city to take the places of the strikers are fur nished by Farley, hut he says the ma jority have been .In 'his employ in other cities. * There atre 2500 of them. This Is a larger number than Trill be required to run the cars, but the presi dent of the United Kailroad* admits he may lose some of the Imported men after their arrival. .->;/-. . . "The strike trill hnvc coat me a quar ter of a million of dollars If It Is ter minated on Monday," Calhoun nay*, but he Will not admit that the selection of that * day should ' be taken to ; Indicate that he Intends to start the earn on Monday. , ' The follorrlnK Is the type-vrrltten statement which" was ; given * out . last night by Cnllioun at ' the house of Thornwell Alullallyi ' I The effort to Inflame the public mind by wild statements that we are brine- Ins; here ruffians and- strike-breakers to fight the foroon of union labor Is un- Juatifled. Nothing can be further from the. truth. .We expect to employ re \u25a0pectable men,: who 'will perform their duties With courtesy; to the public and Who will recognize that loyalty to their employers and observance of their obli gations -. are not : Inconsistent .with loy alty, to unions. . • ;\\'e irould have preferred to continue the employment of \u25a0] our former ? em ployes,' w'hbm we had come to / re gard as oiir friends and In whose wel fare We certainly felt the slncerest In terest. ';'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 By striking without conference or consultation .wlith. the -officers or'di rectors of our company,. and, In spite. of their urgent request, refusing to return to work,-we are forced to employ \u25a0 other competent street-railway men.: \ .:. ' We dcKlre to state aeniu In the clear est language that the United RailroadM did not; employ /a, "single", person to, take the place of Its motormen and conduc tors until after they bad struck. 7 At the right time vrejstanll : innke public f actit Continued . on - Page <2, Column 2. Men Say Company Must First Concede Wage of $3 a Day. The carmen will return to work If the United Railroads will pay them S3 n day nntl agree to submit to arbitra tion the various grievance* now held against the company by the striking employes in the . different \u25a0 branches ' of the serilcc. ' This determination is ex pressed in a communication r addressed to President .Calhoun and Issued -last evening after a~ long- conference - held by the grievance committee of the union. It Is ns follovrst Grntlement Your union employes are determined to do everything at all rea sonable.that it Is In their power to do to promote immediate resumption and efficient, continuance of your street rail way service. They regret to see public thoroughfares \u25a0 : torn . up indefinitely, track construction' at a standstill, elec tric line works In wretched plight, the. grievously i needed . ears ', In disuse . and thlnes In Kenernl In a state unprofitable to you, painful to your . workmen 'and vexatious and toilsome to the unoffend ing - people. '\u25a0\u25a0 . . ' \u25a0 Your attitude toward. your union em ployes they regard as unjust. They are not willing ;to ' go on without some al teration'of your course toivnrd them. . But vre have the honor to say to you that * .---.. - .. \u25a0 - \u25a0 s- \u25a0 ' • \u25a0 . * - -- \u25a0 •- we have undertaken, in the Interest of nil unions concerned, and in consider ateness toward those Inhabitants' of San Francisco : not directly, involved In.dis pute with you, to submit" a proposal which, If acceptable to : you. will result In frceine the i whole' 'street ' railway situation of dlfflcnlty and giving this city what It Is entitled to have, without delay— resumption of Its street railway service on a basts of safety, (at least). to the public and something like fairness to your men. We are authorised to say to you, on behalf of all* of .the ; trades In your em ploy and now on strike, that if, on your part, you will ngree to grant 'their pending proposals as to. wages, the new rates : to take effect . on resumption of" work, they, on their part, will agree' with you to . submit to arbitration ' all other ' pending ; proposals, you to ' name one arbitrator,;- the. unions : represented In 'your service to name another, these two [to name a V third, determinations of a majority of . the arbitrators 'to.be binding, -and each side— you ; and ; the interested unions, that is—^to have not to. exceed "two weeks from, beginning of the; : arbltratlou hearln— for;'_pre sentinK Mm evidence and arguments. Continued on Page 2, Column 9, Read the remarkable story of the;. ! " womarr who built a house after sup- , r per, in the Sunday Call. Former Congressman Who* ls the Attorney for the Carmen's Uoloa aad the \u25a0 :'. . . '/"'-! General •Counsel'' for* the United Railroad*. i\ / < T- i " J ;" *- ," SCHMITZ AND STAFFORD TALK WITH EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYES. " Either the street car strike in .this city, which is paralyzing- so many vital; interests; will be settled with'in^a few days or'it will df^ velop into; an industrial war more severe than any $an Francisco has seen. .•. • i _''>};! V .. :. .- : >;i-:'£ls^^} :^~: '\u25a0^••j ; i. ' . .".." The platform men, supported by the various union's^ wKose members are necessary, to the conduct of the United Railroads, wili return. to' work" if they are" assured of a daily wage of $3. If this con cession is made to them they will submit to arbitration the. questfon whether or riot^this .wage shall be for- eight hours' work, or- for mdfe. Peridihg.that arbitration the cars- will speedily be in operation, and fhe, tremendous inconvenience to the. public^ will have disappeared. . This, in substance, is the entire statement-of the controversy. The carmen will accept no other conditions. They insist also .that the arrangements for "ah adjustment be made dir.ectly betwecn-.thiem selves and their employers. '• ; • '- "r;:- . - :,\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0 •The situation .took on a new and hopeful • aspect -yesterday. Mayor Schrriitz' attempted in the morning to effect- a-: settlement. President" Calhoun of the United Railroads, and 'Richard-'iCofnelius and Secretary -Bowling of the Carmen's Union called by. fequest'ai the Mayor's office. .. r ' ' %r ' ' . . .>" •" There was no (conference .here of the" opposing interests. '-•.. Cal houn repeated in his own behalf- to the. Mayor the. position 'which. n~e has heretofore made-plain. Cornelius stated later the position: he intended to maintain, and the -Mayor suggested various methods', of compromise.' The result of it^all was that the carmen retired coni pletely..dissatisfied^an'd'^determined'more than-evef to work. out their difficulty 'without the /intervention of the chief "executive "of Later iri : .the'day ..W.vV. .Stafford, State Commissian«iofi'Labor, had a^talkwith President. Calhoun alid another* nelius. • Stafford permitted - the . suggestion to be' inferred*' tfiatt the officials of the;-United^Railroads would- grant ;the. s3^ wage; but de mand-negotiation as to' the hours of service.* It is conceded bio. both sides that Stafford; is well qualified- to act: as .arbiter, '.but it is reason ably certain that he. will not be permitted to do so. . ' •• , SCHMITZ AND STAFFORD DISTRUSTED. \u25a0 The influences .that are directing the progress of this , strike are [ determined that outbf the trouble there shall come to no mah : either a political 1 success or failure. For that. reason, no; mediation will ; be ' accepted by "the platform men. They will not accept the .proffered I services of Mayor Schmitz and they • will hot allow ; Labor^Gqm*nis sioner^Staffordfto • gain an'y"7pQjitical prestige *by his endeavbfv 'to ! citain ! a-C9mpromise. i The men are advised to ihsist^upon" direct I engotiation with their; employers or to fight. Everything seems ; to indicate that they will ; accept this advice. ' ;j, ;In this emergency Mayor Schmitz feels that his' political power among t thei labor unions is in jeopardy. He believes that unless he is capable,of. settling the difficulty his prestige among, his followers will =be seriously; impaired. _The powers that are manipulating the activity of the strikers are aware of the same fact, and they are agreed upon a policy that will cut the Mayor out of any, adjustment * of the strike. : For.the same reason Labor Commissioner Stafford .will, not'be allowed- to act as arbiter. HOURS OF; SERVICE VITAL PO INT. ':! : The vStTiking.platform.men7 fortified by the unions: that-- have joined forces with .them, believe that the United Railroads Twill agree to a daily wage of $3 and submit the question of hours to arbitration^ The advisers of the are convinced that .the*' proposition? of wagesis^riot?a serious one,; but that tHe controversy over, Hours j>i seWicelis^vitalitoVthe^Uhited^Railroads. For that reason the'ques cion of time is submitted for arbitration. Wm • Incidental!t6*the main; issues of the controversy both sides main tained yesterday their policy of the day before. The striking carmen captured /a* few ; men : who had ; been pressed into the service \u25a0of the United vßailroads:v /Union badges vvere'pinrie'd on their^coats^vui , CONTINtf ED OX PAGE 1 2. : COLUSCf ft. PRICE FIVE CENTS.