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Curry, When Reprimanded, Replies in Bitter Words
Pardee Told Him He
Had Done Too Much
"Cheap Politics"
polntment of Hosmer and Denny.
Through the 111-timed receipt of the
resignation of Taffgart. Pardee had
been able to make a valid appointment
«t the particularly unwelcome Crow.
Hosmer was utrong enough with the
decent element In San Francisco to
make him an easy pill to swallow and
It would be bad politics to prolong tho
row, Just for the scalp of Denny. The
flgbt wasn't worth the price. Pardee
had won.
The resignation of Tagrrart was.
viewed from the new administration
Ptandpolnt, a most unfortunate bit of
business. That Tasxart made a mis
take as to the proper time to ranll his
resignation no one pretend* to doubt.
But It had not reached the Hnnia Bar
bara jurist that the Senatorial scheme
to oust Pardee from offlce Monday hnd
fallen throusrh. hence hl« lamentable
blunder. That his reslpnatlon was not
Intended to reach Pardoe is fairly wbvl
ous'from the fact tbat H wa<« not aa
oretfced to Pardee. but to the Governor
ot Calltornla. That It was not ad
dressed by name*o GUlett Is under tho
circumstances not difficult of proper
appreciation. Whatever may have been
the intent of Tairpart. the effect was
to deliver a thunderbolt and to aettle
nn unsavory piece of political iugtfery
with the Judiciary
Both sides were attempting to make
political capital out of the institution
that must be free from pollt : cs to pre
o*r%'e decent government. Pardee won.
nnd throurh his victory the people of
San Francisco secure the services of
J. A. Hosmer, which the machine at
tempted to steal from them throusrh
boss manipulation of convention! and
votinc machines.
The resignation of Judg-* Tarsart
was a fine bit of work. It wu dated
January 6. but there wa* nothing: about
It to Indicate that It was mailed on that
day. Ta,ffß:art had evidently taken
Judicial notice of the controversy over
the appointment of his eucceesor. and
nought to clear up the atmosphere and
relieve the strained situation. Tbat
hl« failure to appreciate the difficulties
under wtilch the Senate labored Sunday.
Its failure to secure a ouorum and the
expedition with which Uncle flam for
wards the mall may have given his ef
forts to the advantage of Parfiee In -
vtead of his succeMOr !\u25a0 beside the
question. Pardee srot the resignation
and used it. Tafirrart's resignation was
as follows:
To the Governor of the state of Cali
Sir— You are hereby notified .that on
the 7th day of January, J»O7. I will
enter upon the dlscharee of the duties
of the Associate Justice of the District
Court of Appeal. B«cond . Appellate
District. To avoid question r>t the -ef
fect of this act on my Incumbency of
the offlce of Judge of the Superior
Court for the County of Santa Bar
bara 1 hereby resign said offlce of
Superior Judge, said resignation to
take effect Immediately upon the com
mencement of the term of said offlce of
Associate Justice, to which 1 was elect
ed on November i. l>0«. Very resp«»ct
fuly, J. W. TAGOAUT.
"Accepted January 9 as of January 7."
1997. at 10:43 a. m. of eald day of
January. 1907. Oeoree C. Pardee,.Gov
ernor, was hurriedly penned on. the res
ignation and It. with a new commission,
hurried to Curry, while Pardee In
dulged himself In a new serlee of
chuckles. Pardee and Curry had Just
exchanged uncomplimentary, remarks.
The new turn ot affairs would add t©
Curry** dlBKUst, and Pardee was corre-
Kpondlngrly happy.
Almost simultaneously with the
resignation of Tacrart and the re
appolntment of Crow came the intelli
rence that Judge Shields had issued a
writ commanding Curry to issue the
commission and the reappolntments of
Hosmer and Denny by Pardee. The
flrht was over. Curry after a brief
absence from his offlce recalled his
Intention to appeal from an order he
had already complied with and com:
pleted the surrender by attesting the
new commissions of Hoemer and
Before the disconcerting TaKpart
resignation and the -udfre Shields de
cision materialised Curry and Pardee
had exchanged rather pointed person
alities. Curry went Into the Gover
."tior's offlce ostensibly to bid Pardee
'farewe.il. Pardee promptly took Curry
<q" tuf-k for his failure }o perform his
*trty. zri '\u25a0 .\u25a0'\u25a0..-•: -,-.
" You ..Aeve attempted to establish a
dangerous precedent. *k . .snapped . the
Governor.. "You had no r.^- k to refuse
to perform a ministerial act. You are
not called upon by your oath of office*
to attempt to exercise either executive
or Judicial functions. It 1. not for you
to decide whether my acts are legal or
not. It Is your duty to attest com
missions issued by me."
"It would be a eood thins for the
Statfw" came the retort courteous from
Curry, "If ministerial officers would
more frequently Question the acts of
aome executives." , ,
"It's a cheap kind of - politics.**^
prowled the Governor.
"Politics." -sniffed Curry, choking
with wrath. "Politics, politics. You
appointed Crow and Post for uplte to
hurt those whom you consider . your
political enemies. You appointed llos
mer because you are afraid of the San
Francisco newspapers. You appointed
Denny, not because of any Qtneaa, but
because he was Alston's personal
friend. Eight years ago you traded
the Judiciary for votes and were nofc
nominated. Four years auo you trad
ed the Judiciary tor delegates and were
nominated. You appointed Judges to
the Appellate Court not because of any
special fitness, but to get votes In. the
' jlepubllcan convention for your. r»
; nomination. Don't talk to me about
: mixing the Judiciary with politics. Any-
» A FTER pneumonia the convalescent TP^j [I
» r\ needs nourishing food to buildup /y ill
i the disease-racked body. But great ~&VpW
> care must be exercised so as not to over- <t^»
i tax the feeble digestion. - A
| Scott *i*Emulsion has cod liver V
| oil to make blood and healthy flesh, and -.¥-.
\u25a0 hypbphosphites toT strengthen nerves. t ?
It is gre-digested. ' V
» The ?* eft .. f°od in the world for a \5
i convalescent./ ', '" V A
AU. DRUGGISTS i SO^ AM) Voo. * *?
Pardee Feels frbiid
of Administration
By Former Governor Pardee
SACR.VME.VTO, Jan. 0—"In0 — "In
retiring from the of flew of
Governor of California,
laying dawn the heavy
burden* and reapenslfatlUle* which
It carries with It, I «hall take
with me many pleasant meme
rle« <ot <he four years spent
tfa - the . executive ofllce. There'
' have been, of course, many annoy
nnees} Ibirr always are iurb In
\u25a0ny wnlk «f l!fe| but there hare
been very fevr unpleasantneMsee;
and the pleasant experience* have
Car outnumbered all the re*t.
"So far as I can call to mind
. the experiences of the nast four
years, there are none for which
I should blush or be really,
ashamed. Thui which 1 have done
has been done aa irell as I rould
de It. The mistakes, many In
number, I fear, have been of the
head and not of the heart. And
I hope that the verdict of the peo
ple en my administration Is that
14 was honestly conducted.
"The kindnesses shown me by
the people of Ihe Male have been
nißuj-. and I' appreciate them from
the bottom of my heart. As I look
back ever the fourteen years that
I have been honored with public
ofilce, I can not belp but disagree
with those T>ho say that republics
arc ungrateful.**
how. there is no reason why I should
lend myself to your attempt to play
politics by filling vacancies that did
not exist."
"That Is not your affair," shouted the
Governor. "If I Appointed myself Presi
dent of the United States It would be
your duty to attest the commission."
"Well, if you did that, I think I
would issue the commission; there
would be no chance of. your landing In
the Job," retorted Curry aa he waved
Pardee an elaborately ceremonious
Referring to the appointments. Par
dee aaid last night:
"It was a most shameful attempt to
play politics with the Judiciary, "and
such an attempt as could be made only
tn California. I was In doubt as to
Jlic legality of my appointments, and
in -any ' event the State has secured
three good Judges,, whom.- the, people
cannot- - successfully claim were ap
pointed because they were my political
friends.**" ** ' •" '
{ Governor GUlett. when asked If he
could attempt to .set aside the appoint
ments made by Pardoe, said:
"I would be the last one in the world
to Interfere with an appointment pure
ty for politics. I did not want to turn
any. good .man out of offlce. I under
stand that Judge Hosmer is an excel
lent man and a Rood Judge, and that
the came Is true of Judges Denny and
Crow.** .
State May Be Asked
to Aid Reclamation
SACRAMENTO. Jan. 9. — As a result
of a m*-etin(? of the legislators from
the Sacramento and San Joaquin val-
Ity* held here today it is probable that
the State will be asked to lend $15,000
to complete the work of reclaiming*
lands tn the ten valley counties. .it
was first proposed to urge a bill for an
appropriation, but State Senator Miller
of Vlsalla put a damper on this plan by
saying: "I have; lands six fvt under
water, but I haven't the -nerve to ask
the whole State to foot the' bill for
their reclamation."
Drenching Rain Falls Awhile Crowds
Attend the Cerenion#"i
Continued from Paft-e 1, Column 5
arms in salute fln front of the 'opera
house and Governor-elect GUlett pass
ed Inside, followed by Governor Pardee.
There was demonstrative cheering for
-The stage, which was conventionally
decorated with' ferns and bunting, had
In the middle a painted copy of the
great seal of the State, in friknt of
which sat the Inauguration committee,
including President pro tern, of the
Senate Wolfe. Speaker Beardslee of the
Assembly. President pro tern. . of the
Joint Session Leavltt and Chaplain
Darling. , Jake Steppacher was master
of ceremonies and looked after most I
of the details of the programme.-
Tho announcement of the- arrival, pf
the. principals In the inauguration cer
emony was made by Sergeant- at" Arms
Martin, who appeared at< the entrance
of the auditorium, followed by.G ov T
ernor-elect GUlett. Governor Pardee,
Lieutenant Governor Anderson and
Lieutenant Governor-elect Porter.
The party paused in the center aisle
while Senator Wolfo arose and made
: the formal request that it be escorted
to the platform.
Tho Governor's stafT. in full uniform,
followed the party to the platform, the
orchestra playing "Hall to the Chief
as the retiring and Incoming executives
took their seats. \
Speaker Beardslee introduced Gov
ernor Pardee to the Assembly. after a
prayer by Chaplain Darling 'and. the
singing of "America."
An unusual demonstration greeted
Pardee as he arose. Cheering continued
for several minutes, and It was easy to
understand that his popularity In Sac
ramento was real and unaffected. . He
spoke deliberately, saying that It was
with mingled feelings of pleasure and
regret that he was laying down the
duties of the Governor's office.
"I shall always remember wfth pleas
ure the cordiality of the relations that
have existed' between the two houses
of the Legislature,' Lieutenant , Gov
ernor Anderson and*myself,"he -said.*' v
"While it is with regret that I leave
the .friends, I have pleasure In -leaving
the affairs of. state 'In , the hands of.
one: who will fill tho position of chief
executive with distinct honor and abil
ity. 1 place the reins' of government
ln..tbe hands of one ..who has ;exten%
slve executive experience.
"The legislators are to be congratu
lated-upon the work they accomplished
at thtlr special session, when Califor
nia shuddered at > the fate of San Fran
cisco. San Francisco, I believe, has
much to thank the Legislature for. but
It goes without saying that the people
of that city appreciate what has been
done for them. ..On occasions like these
words of parting . should be few and
those of thanks '. many. | .
- '"Governor Gillett. I nows surrender
the reins of State government into your
hands. The people look to you for
careful direction of their affairs. That
such will bo your, endeavor I feel con
fident In assuring the gentlemen* of. the
Legislature." . •
N. P. Chlpman, Presiding Judge of the
Third District Court of Appeal, admin
istered the oath of office to Governer GU
lett. The orchestra played "Hail, to, the
Chief" again as GUlett was swearing
his fealty to the State and Its Interests.
Senator Wolfe then Introduced GoS-
ernor GUlett In- an -.address redolent
of rhetoric and coloratlve- eulogy. When
he finished Gillett. began to read his
message. His reference to railroads
and corporation Interests 1 in ', California
were received ' with -considerable.;! In
terest, although It >,was generally. 1 ! re
garded that his views* on these^ and
other matters 'might have been more
definite., • ; \u25a0 ... \u0084• .\u25a0 :Vr V~ -A«J\-
Slnging by a quartet followed; 4 the
reading of the Governor's *. message.
after which the oath of office was -ad
ministered to Warren Porter, the' lieu
tenant jGovernor. by the. retiring^ Lieu
tenant -Governor. 'Atden' Anderson^ jr;
Porter s"poke > ; . briefly./ and •: the : sing
ing of *tbe /'Star -SpahgledvEanner*." and
benediction by Rev. P. H, Willis, chap
lain . of the Assembly, • and the Hdjaurn
ment"of the 'Joint '.session brought the
programmeMn the theater to a close.^.*
.*lt ,was ?stlU raining, when Governor
GUlett. his staff and the joint executive
committee were escorted' to -.the estate
Capitol by Adjutant T General . Lauck:
Troop B flrad a salute of seventeen guns'
at I the -entrance: to. the Capitol > Park
when the new Governor and \u25a0 Command
er- In^Chlef *'of thjp;Natlonal::Guardiof
California ; his appearance.""
• .The* staff "of > Governor; Pardee >; ;,was
lined ' up 'In the* main . corridor, of --the'
Capitol.*. As * Governor T;GUlett "arrived
with"* the outgoing : Gov'ernor'the f'staS
saluted and remained ; uncovered," t alllag
into two . lines " b^hind/.'theTn, TVhen.
tho - executive . qhambejrs" wcFe , reached
the staff bado- <3overnorv Pardee good
by. and then estended formal greet
ing: to Governor Gillett. A hundred
or more civilians then went through
the same procedure. .
Governor * Pardeo, grasping the in
coming' executive's hand, wished him
godspeed' ar'he wrung It. . '• .
Gillett responded with feeling: -
"You will always be as welcome here.
Governor, as I have been."
Wolfe's Clothes Fit, tot
Bis Cnrrency Did Not
v SACRAMENTO, Jan. 9.— No admission
fee was chargrfi for the inauguration
ceremonies today, still they cost Sen
ator Kdward I. Wolfe of San. Fran
cisco $490, all in beautiful bills.
Senator Wolfe headed the Senate
committee On inauguration ceremo
nies. This meant the middle seat In the.
front row of platform*' personages. 1 ;
Therefore Eddie in making his prepar
ations put on his fine tlght-ntting
Prince AlberL r On looking ' Into the
glass he found that the coat bulged on
one sido. The cause was a rOll.ot
greenbacks, aufflciently large to sug
gest "$3 worth of lettuce." , \u0084'
•Shocked at the Idea of money inter
fering with art. Eddie quickly trans-;
f erred his bankroll to his hip pocket-
He* looked himself over. In the glass
once more, observed that the lines were;
faultless, and hastened away to take;
part in the ceremonies. .When he «;]
tolled the abilities ; 'of' the new Gover--.
nor. ; - listeners • hung on his eloquent,
words j and spectators went Into ecsta-; 3
stes over the perfect flt of his Prince 1
Albert It was a great day for Eddie. /;
"No trance Is lifelong; all dreams;
flee," Eddie woke up Just as'ihecere
monles ende.d.--sHe>|elt<for his wad..: It,
was gone;^He'it'6id'bi;his}loss In touch-
Ing wordai^^W^S*^ * ' - \u25a0 - " •:• ; • «
"I hopej^you don*t A»uspect me," said,
former, GoVernor .Parde'e, who had sat",
beside hlm*tf:^:^i*^: 7- <
r^Goverhor.v'GiUett shaking
.hands^ldjng enoughl'tVsquare hlmself.v j
V : •t^Vhat': pocket ? dld^you have It In?*"
t he asked.^.- • '-s^'i; . t \u25a0 • '.:
He couldn't' talk rmucfc^-; - ' v
"I'm «lad 'it' wasliH-in* your overcoat'
pocket" said the Governor. "While
you were talking your overcoat was on
the chair, beside me." ':.\u25a0' . .;V
Eddie did not ask that any one ,be
searched. He blamed the tight Prince
Albert and said the bills must have
worked out and dropped while he was.
In the street qn his "way to the opera'
house. :-v.* ,
\u25a0•\u25a0?' Tra not a *blt , happy," he said .to.- .
night.- '"Itve got -.to, work: a, whole ses
sion for .nothingi Catch me serving on
any mote inauguration, committees.", v
Eddy and Ewing Clash
Over Merits of Pardee
SACRAMENTO. Jan. 9.— J. Cal"
Ewing. secretary -of the State Bank'
Commission, and Colonel T.' t V.'Eddy of
San % Francisco -almost- came -to blows
tonight . in the Capitol Hotel. Eddy
declared that George C; Pardee :/tfas
no ",go9d because he • had '; failed to - do .
something f or ? one T. V^V. Eddy.
"No. man can attack George C. P4r
iiee in :my ; presence - without my fef
senttng it. *r responded • Ewing. ,.-"
\u25a0;•;• V^ardee is Ino '\u25a0: good."- Colonel Eddy,
repeated. .' '. , '.*>'
.."rou'reino.igopd: you're »',blg bluff,"
Ewihg'feplleat :""/-'*; ,A '
'Colonel Eddyf scowled. "You stop
that." he said , threateningly. ; ' '; .
Ewing started ,to step In, but ,a
friend caught hold of him rand ran
him Into a corner." Several bystanders
crowded around •» the Ewing
slipped -' outVibf-t --his ?;.;•.• and
wanted; to" 1 flghtr f ori his;f rjend ; George.'
Eddy remarked, several vtlmes.l " I#n^ no
Bgh'ter/.but.i:can i ,flght you-7
'* happened.^ except that Eddy.
wandered \ across. \ the i street i . '. a: •;;':'-: - ;
Term in -Drawing Lots
TA SACRAMENTO^ > Jan. ; . l^The^ new
Justices 'qf , the TliltdPlstrict Appellate
Court -today | drew».lots 1 foe^thet num-T
bers of years they '-should hold office.
The wai;i .pre«lding?Justlce.;N^
P» Chlprrian?' twelve ye>ps;tJwstice;E-"C-'
Hart,ieightj;years:rJ«9 tlc * *^ v9'^-? v . r "
actC ; f6ur.years.*T^ ;i,^;i' '\u25a0\u25a0 ; ' ; - :': '. v%; - '\u25a0" '. :
Parde«|N6w Is Free to
S Canipaigii for Senator
.'. SACRAMENTO, J: Jan. '9.— GoVetnor
Pardee' laid down,.the' reins of govern'
mentrtbday:witha characteristic smile,.
• satisfied, with the services that Jhe has
rendered* the 'State end expressing "'ap-.
preiqlatlonV'of the treatment; that .'-he
lias .received at the hands of the people.
Panfee i. relinquishes his , high . station
'with'ths'feeling that so far as possible
h«. has 3 taken care of his friends -and
qiiito V incidentally with .the cheering
sensation Vof a general who has out
witted his enemies.- All of the appolnt
ftlenUl that he could find any excuse
foriTiitLkinß he has made, and tonight
»fe'.kK<J#4'«that Gillett will not attempt
,to ;ctlsturb' his appointees.
:*; Part{ce: says that he is both glad and
SOrryhtb^'l^ave the Governor's i "office;
glad because he is free j from the great
N sorry that he could not
tjp.m^re^fbr his. friends, and perhaps
genuinely; sorry that he could not do
mo'retftir;the State and its people. Then,
tb*»r-4t7 lsij\ftt ' too much to believe that
Pafdeo is glad to be free to prosecute
t HT< i wtcampa»«Q oof;,r f ; , the. United States
\u25a0•Se'riKt.o;'that;he ,in -fact', has started. -:"; ;'
l-^aud^a^C-i-N. -Post, for : twelve years
"ABstst£n£*'At'torney - General and "legal
adViser^fdr * three' Governors, paid { Par-'
d^e_!)f^h compliment .; today.'
P.oßl'p fpmm'entary on •\u25a0•• the Governor,
VattiJo-OtlUe spontaneously' and with' no'
ig«ik|jhaCfcJt J '^was .for. publication, : is
espectat^ sjgniflcaht. in 1 view. 'of
facV'thUi-iPflffiiee arid; Post,afe 'not per
s6pai _f r.ie^i^^, W. Pardee appointed .Post
Judged' not\;b'ecause he liked. Post, nor
yet'because^ hls^ friends'^ wan ted : Post'
appointed.*!,; but -fhecause;- " he* could
through .^th^at 'appointment' take avig
oro'us v'slap-^at the^orgianlaation- and
B_till save.ih^ face . through ; the k appplnt
rrientjpf an admittedly competent man.
.Post' knowsi: all these • things and ac
cepted^the^appointment «at «lts' face
.value.^becanjse Vhe - wanted .- It* and ', bo
causolhe v al s o < wanted to demonstrate i to
the ; Interests 'his . Jqn *publlc
service could; not be broken at i'the nod
of the'bo^sr^Post said today:-,"/ *";
C "Whatever.^ his ;'\u25a0: f aults, v Pardee has
made *a . popd*! Governor, and he ..was
always :- a ; sane ' executive. ; In \u25a0my - ex
perlenee*as'Assistant Attorney; General
he was ;theV only ; executive ,who.dld not
chafe under l€«Kal restrictions and who
did not at times attempt be .bigger
than 'the' law.- : "Whenever" he > was -told
that -any jof >, his *' schemes "Lwere ;: i not
tenablo.junder.rthe' law," . he : never : at
tempted \to ss t hlmsel f ; up as > superior
to \u25a0,the"law, : ,buV would accept : the situa
'tlon\wlth f a word anda smile." .-"
K-. ; \u25a0\u25a0;• - .A,.. .-. :./ ; \ '" 1
';tv;KASKEL:,:& 'KA3KEL f\
;*v- - SHIRTMAKERS \u25a0 • and TMEN'S FURNISHERS ;~J£ j
*> \-;.-\ ./. . Of FiftK" i Avcnue,*NEWj''yOßK
• ;\u25a0'; arc -how showing their styles for 1907 in
': \u25a0 ;Mr: \u25a0 Charles'Ulyatt, their represents- ; * .
: rtive, will be atthe/hbtel from 1 ; tb^6 p. M. '
Pr by special' appointment. > I
\u25a0>riy-'-r-,: r - '\u25a0-\u25a0'-.'\u25a0\u25a0% - ':-- ; .'" \u25a0.-,:.-l j
Gillett Would No
Oust flood Men
By Governor James N. Gillett
SACRAMENTO, Jan. J>. — "1
really have nothing I
wnnt to «ay beyond what
I hare said In my inaug
ural message, In which I have
voiced all the matters I care
to take up with the public for the
present, j It Will be my policy to Rive
every man a square deal and to do
the .best. X, can for, California and
Callfornlana.-' In the matter of the
appointments made by Governor
rardf«, I want to say I would be
the last man In the world to dis
turb any man In effle* simply for
political reasons. I want to oust
no good man. I understand tbe
judge* appointed by Governor
Pardee today are eood men and
will make eood Judges."
Senator Bartman
toihe Last Day's Rows
BACRAMENTO. Ban. 9. — Senator Gus
Hartman's row -with Governor Pardee
at the Capitol" today furnished a com
panion piece to the, ; trouble the out
going executive had with Secretary of
State Charles ';" Curry., being, if any
thing, the subject' of 'more gossip to
night -in the \u0084'hotel lobbies than the
latter, exchange :of words. Cnrry and
Pardee ' discussed > the ethiC3.. of. politics
and ' the judiciary; In the language of
the smoking' room. . -V >\u25a0 .- t -
Pardee went a little further. l with ; the
Senator, from San Francisco, and told
him he was "old enough to be: decent."
" Whlat Hartman said to Pardee was
even more graphic. The' lances! they
used were broken over two pet hobbles
of Hartman. Gus, among other things,
wanted Pardee to make him 'a notary
In San Francisco, a billet that heesti
mates is worth $4000 or J5OOO a year.
Another thing that he wanted the
Governor to do was to pardon
"Georgo Thompson-," a member of
a prominent Oakland family; who
was sentenced to eight "years ln : the
penitentiary two years ago for grand
larceny. \u25a0 Many influential men. among
Hartman's constituents want this:ln
discreet young Oaklander pardoned.' and
Hartman and other folks now In the
capital Intimate that Pardee practically
promised them to do so. ; . !
t - What Pardee said he promised them
was to recommend the young;- man's
parole to the prison board— as he has
never,made it a practice. to grant-par
dons unless a malefactor, h'oweye'r'well
connected he mlghti.be. had, served, at
least half of his, sentence. , '. ;. 'V
\u25a0Hartrnari.'.'however.: understood.-mat
ters otherwise, and' this,'- together, with
Pardee's refusal to come throucrh on the
San Francisco riotaryshlp caused him to
be -very belligerent In his *flnal \u25a0 inter
view with the, outgoing executive. . Par
dee^ was Justtas pronounced in resent
ing what he called . Hartm&n's imperti
nence,; and the languagehe used to him
came .near "raising the -transom over
the -^dqor ' in; which "the interview :be
tweenthera was held.C " . •.''•;
.vVYou'relold enough- to be decent," de
clared Pardee among' othej? things.. .- .
. * "Tou're \u25a0 old enough*^ to \u2666 keep \u25a0"_. your
promises,^ Hartman replied, f -
-The San: Francisco Senator, finally left
Pardee. "He, was *. visibly agitated. s *
; -Just as he was, leaving the Capitol he
bumped Into | Superior - Judge j Charles
M.POSt. -; ; . '\u25a0\u25a0:''^^,S: :. -.. : .;-- 1
,i; '.'Charlie." ;he * bellowed so that >the
Governor, could 'hear him through," the.
slammed door, "I've: just left the" man
who appointed you. I. want to say that
In \u25a0 appointing you he did the only* de
scent thing that marks. his administra
tion." .-, i -;. : \V^ \u25a0 ' \u25a0-\u25a0\u25a0 ";\u25a0; ' :
; :They shook hands and Hartman .hur
ried from th_e building..
Headache* and Xeuralyla From Cold*
"" Laxative. Brbmo- Quinine, worldw ide 1
cold-grip rera.f removes cause*.- Call for I
full name.''Lookfor sig.E.W.Grove. Ssc* I
Economy of Assembly
Nets the State the
Sum of $1.80
SACRAMENTO. Jan. 9. — The Assem
bly-was in session - today ; Just; long*
enough to consider- two. matters of
great importances-mileage a*"* patron
age.. Chairman. Warren M..Joha:of the
committee on attaches made. tfetr second
of a series. of partial report*. s -Todays
list contained 172 names, making 275
thus | far, and .at least one. more list,
perhaps two. m,ust H be. filed before the
legislators' of the lower, house cs,n burn
up. the.- $l3 a day which In a..barst of
generosity they -..resolved- was; their
necessary amount tof patronage.' j Not
a few of the' members " are etiir. tele
graphing to . the "boys down. home." fc
telling 'them la "substajncei-V'Come up *
In a hurry.; I'yejsot? something' good • )
for you." * '• -'• <•:•-..--;\u25a0
: Consideration •of the mileage - Report
took "only a*few mlnutesv Grove I*
Johnson'- of Sacramento "/cornea the
Idea of, drawing" 1 20, cents from the State
for .two. miles pf tra,veK,and at his re
quest, this, awful graft, wasr-stricken
out. HoVcever, Grove fstHl favors- $l5 a
day patronage. Tn" fact, h« \» ' sorry
his colleagues' "did hot 'vote, for lie-
Frank' J. , O'Brien.- who llves/way out
on Eighteenth'.strejt; In this .'city, was
no less virtuous" 'than*' J&ttnson." Tho
cqmriritteV put ~ him ~4~ 4 down 'i for , $1.89.
figuring aixte'eh"^miJes,.atj,lo; cents a
mile.' but, he- wouldn:t hear, of such ex
tra.vaga.xice,. and . V^the . Assembly rfc
epectcd Ks scruples; There ?\u25a0 were no
other: eliminations, so np-to date the
economy 'of the members ;of' the lower
house hasj 1 saved theiState Just H.Bo.
. Then 'came the .additional report of
the committee oa. attaches. It added
fiveJassJßtant sergeants^ at arms at $o
a day, two copy, clerks it fit* three tele
phone attcrWlantsat $3. efx bill fller9 at
$4, nine' watchmen- at 43. aevea porters
at 53. seven assistant, minute clerks at
$5, six pages-at :$2.50; four .doorkeep
ers at ki t two assistant postmistresses
at $4, thirty-six committee c^erks at $4.
ten assistant and enrolling
clerks'at $5, eight stenographers at $.5.
twenty-four sergeants at arms to com
mittee^ at" $i. thirty assistant commit
tee clerks at $4, and other
equally necessary. - "-•
The incomplete list* of - Assembly
attaches now Includes such luxuries
as thirty-seven sergeants at arms,
twenty-four of whom are assigned to ,
committees: > six . assistant postmis^ji
tresses, ten porters, alxty-flve commit
tee clerks. _ thirty assistant committee
clerks, eleven pages, twenty-one assist
ant, engrossing and enrolling clerks,
twenty-four stenographers, seven door
keepers and twelve bill fliers.
"When Grove Johnson made his argu
ment Monday for an increase of pat
t ronage over the amount voted by the
( Assembfy two years ago he declared
i that the temporary removal of the
legislative meeting place from the
Capitol would necessitate the employ
ment of many additional messengers.
Up to date the Assembly committee
on attaches has reported just two mea
se n Rers_at^s3^adayeach^^_^^_^^^
All Run Down
Wanting m vitality , vigor, s
vimi—thati fe a condition
that, no one can saf ely he-
glect», for it. is tibe most*
common predisposing cause
of disease. The blood is at
fault ; it needs purifying or
enriching and the best medi-
cine to take is
the great* alterative and
tonic— builds up the wholes
systeij T
For testimonials of remarkable cares
send for Book on That* Tired Feeßng,
No. 8. C L Hood Co., Lowell. Mass.
';J;;; J ; ; Young Jjadies."" Must
. ; ---.\be'rap^r3r"ek^nenced
\u25a0 ; aid thoroughly' comF
f: Patent : -.To such we
offer good, Steady po-
5. Ni WOOD & Co.
''-If -Ton .hare tny&ing which yoa
wish to offer to the great army
of home-seekers .who are "coming
to California . thrcragh - the Los
Anßdesr gateway to the State, a
small -For Sale*! advertisement In
the* classified colmnns of the "Los
Angles Times* win* pirt "yoa fa
communication with them, rl! you
have a ranch for sale or to let. or
wish to dispose of .or rent V city
or suburban home, a smaD sxxm
expended in this way" may accom-
pKsh the desired result.
San r Francisco Office^ "779 Market
; Steeet,* Saa Frandsco.:
• Or phone Temporary '2121.
in£*7r ftji 18 ** I*^1 *^ ch «?^» Receipts.^
BUla of LadSns aad j Nepo: Jab t* Pnpei M
°l descripUcra repUeed hy a BomJ*
°« 2*« Metrop^itaa S m t 7 :Ur..r .
Z£ i 2*X?J?2* t i? Contract, Judicial and
I id«ltiy Bonds. JTJDSOX - BRUSI K.
Manager, room 10. Ferry buiWiasc S
Agents, 1003 FU '.mo re s treat.
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