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Fuel Supply Investigation ; Trade of Water Front Lots
'Advises Voters to Frame
New Law to Prevent
a Repetiton of Scandal
Contlnurd from Paßr 1, Column 1
The matter of patronage scandal. In
this particular form of graft it has set
th<> pare for the whole country. N^ot
rven graft-ridden Pennsylvania has
l^rgislaturps with the effrontery exhib
ited by the salary grabbers of Califor
nia. The horde of attaches. So per
cont of whom are absolutely unem
ployed and a corresponding number
unfitted for the alleged employment to
which they liave been assigned. Is as
larere as a battalion of infantry of
Uncle Sam's army.
Assembled in line of companies In col
umns of fours, with appropriate file
olosers and at regulation distances the
legislative loot brigade would form a
line of march extending over the
lerißtti of two city squares. The main
tenance of this motley array of salary
jn-uhbers oosts the State of California
JZfiOO a day.
The California Legislature attaches
are five hundred strong. If their pres
ent number Is not increased their sal
aries for a session of sixty days will
cost the State J156.000. Comparisons
fire sometimes odious — always Interest-
Ing. Pennsylvania Is notoriously a
mechine and graft -ridden state. Ac
cording to the distribution of Con
gressmen it Is four times as large In
point of population as California, but
Its Legislators have not the brazen
enterprise shown by the California
statesmen. The Pennsylvania House
has a total of sixty-seven employes,
the Senate fifty-one, at salaries rangr-
Jng from $10 a day down. If every sing-le
employee of the Pennsylvania Legisla
ture received the maximum salary of
$10 a day, the daily expense for at
taches would he $11 SO. and at even
that rate the Pennsylvania Legisalturo
vould be compelled to sit for more
than 110 days to pet rid of the salary
prrab the California snlor.s have ar
ranged to dispose of in sixty days.
oTinsn coiurAiusoxs
The Clerk of the Georpria House of
Representatives !s allowed 570. a day
unii the Secretary of the Ferate JfiA a
day for clerk hsre. or a total of 56500
for a session of fifty days. The Georgia
eppropriation for fifty days would run
th«» California Legislature two days
«nd down to the invocation of the
Chaplain on the third.
Massachusetts ran conduct its legis
lative business with a f>ta! of . eleven
employes and attaches and ran em
ploy that number 156 days for $S4.fioo.
rr a little more thnn one-third what it
vill cost California for sixty days.
New York runs its legislative ses
sions with an attache expense ©f $16T>3
n flay — $1000 a day cheaper than Cali
fornia. Kansas spends Jl^oo a day
for attaches during- its legislative ses
sions. The Wisconsin I^ n srislature ran
t""an?a«'t the business of a session 129
days in duration with 128 officers and
attaches at a total cn^t of $40,065.
Missouri spends $70,000 for legislative
officers and employes. A four months'
•session reel Illinois $J2B.fi2H. or nearly
jin.OOft less than the present sixty
days' session will cost California. The
Texn* Legislature has a staff of sev
enty-five officers and employes at sal
aries whirh make, a four month ses
sion cost $33,539.
lowa pets along with 1?9 officers
«nd attaches, whose aßpreg-ate sal
aries for a nlnety-one-day session
amount to 54R.337, one-third of what
It cost California for a session only
two-thirds as long. Each Califor
nia Senator has $25 a day and
each AssembljTflan $13 a day to split
tip among his retainers. The com
bined patronage allowance of one Sen
ator and one Assemblyman would pay
the combined daily allowance of Cali
fornia* eight members of Congress.
And the attache expenses of the pres
ent Legislature would cover the al
lowance made the ten California Con
gressmen and Senators for clerical as
sistance for a period of ten years.
"WASHINGTON, Jan. 16. — President
Roosevelt was given a great ovation
tonight when he' addressed the dele
gates to the national convention for
the extension of foreign commerce of
the United States. A delegate from one
of the far Wastern States mounted a
chair and proposed "three cheers for
Teddy Roosevelt, President of the.
United States." For ten minutes the
COO delegates cheered the President.
The President's speech was devoted
to a discussion of the United States
government's policy In putting San j
Domingo on its feet; reform the con
sular service, and the extension of the
nation's trade Into South and Central
America and the Orient. He made a
general plea for a larger navy and for
the merchant marine.
Speaker Cannon in his address de
clared that tbe House was making an
honest effort to pass at this session a
merchant marine bill that wauld be
satisfactory to all concerned. "While
we are not going to give all you ask
for," he said, "It Is better that you
accept a half loaf than none at all."
Cannon suggested that the conven
tion's recommendation for a maximum
tariff was only a journey of one day
toward free trade and for that reason
he was opposed to it. A minimum tar
iff that would protect every Industry
and every American laborer, was the
only compromise he would tffceept
Secretary Root thanked the dele
gates for their eympathy . and com
mendation and declared that "the
people's servants in the government j
service work hard, are not over
paid, and are often misunderstood
end * subjected to much unjust criti
"The first duty of the government,"
the President said, "is to ht:lp Santo Do
mingo stand on her feet." He referred
to the pending treaty, which, he de
clared, if adopted, would remove all
danger in the future of any necessity
of Intervention. He : reviewed the
causes . which led up to the United
States taking a hand In the affairs of
the Island republic, and explained the
objects of the proposed treaty.
. Tlie President then took up the ques
tion of reform in the consular servio*.
and praised the conference's work in
this connection.'
"I believe that a great Improvement
has developed In the consular service,"
he said, "but I do not believe the power
of removal should be restricted."
The President declared that both In \u25a0
the civil and military service he kept]
open the "door of . ready exit for the
unfit." lie said that no one except]
Legislative Investigation Is
Asked by Beckett, "Who
Heads the Movement
1007 Eighth Street.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16. — The. Leg
islature will be asked to In
vestigate the coal shortage now exist
ing in the state. What is proposed Is a
Joint Investigation committee with full
power to compel the attendance of wit
nesses and the production of books and
papers with a view to determining the
cause of the famine and suggesting a
remedy. If the plan meet with ap
proval, one or more of the cities af
flicted will be visited by the committee.
Assemblyman Samuel H. Beckett of
San Francisco heads the movement for
an Investigation. He announced to
night that tomorrow he will introduce
the following resolution:
Whereas. The treat shortajre of eonl Bow Mt«
I istinc In San Francisco and other parti of Cali
! fornla la unprprrclentwJ: and
Whereas, Sncn shortage cacxm crent lnron
rpnience and in many Instances acute suffering;
\ Wherea*. The reason* asslpned for such short
ace are r>irioij«, bat none «ppe«r satisfactory;
1 tfc«"refore. be 1t
H«»soltp<l, By tb# AmmMT of the State of
California, the Senate concnrrinc. that a «*om
mittee of both bonses. «-onflstlng of two Sena
tors, to be named by -the President of the Sen
ate, and two AfwroMj-tnen. to be named bj- the
Speaker of the Assembly, be appointed to fnTe«
tljat* tbe muse or cause* of such shortage of
coal and tn report their findings as *oon/*B pot
*!h!e. together with each recommendations -as
they may deem to be proper to remedy existing
conditions and to prevent a repetition thereof;
and. be It further
Resolved. That this said Joint committee be
and Is hereby empowered to compel the attend
ance of witnesses befor* them, and to require
and compel the production of all hooks, papers
and records and documents and other thinjrs by
said committee deemed necessary to tbe purfai't
of such inquiry.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16.—Assembly
man Samuel H. Beckett, follower «T
Abe Ruef and chairman of the public
morals committee of the House, wants
to investigate the race tracks of the
State. He Is planning to take his com
mittee on a Junketing trip to Emery
ville and Ascot Park and will ask
th«* Assembly to give the necessary
permission, also to authorize the nec
essary expense. If his plan succeeds
a joint investigating committee will
be name<j in the near future.
The antirace track bill introduced by
Assemblyman John M. EsheJman of
Berkeley has been referred to Beck
ett's committee, and thin fact furniehes
the excuse for th« proposed trip. As
cot Park is now within the city of Los
Angeles, having been recently annexed,
and by agreement racing In that in
closure must come, to a permanent stop
cji March 17, but Beckett and other
members of the committee find the
present spell of cold weather in these
parts uncomfortable and would doubt
less enjoy a midwinter trip at the
State's expense through the southern
citrus belt
No Los Angeles man is to go on
the Junket. Every member of the. Leg
islature elected from Los Angeles
County at the last election camo here
pledged to vote against race tracks.
This may or may not have had some
thing to do with the makeup of the
committees, but it is m. significant fact
that no Los Angeles man was put on
the public morals committee of either
house. '; ' '.-'^
The roster of purifiers Is made up as
Senate — Irish (chairman), Leavltt.
Lynch, "Wolfe and Kennedy. »
Assembly — Beckett (chairman).
\u25a0Walsh, Jury, Cornish. Hans. "Weske,
Berry, Thompson of San Francisco,
Hartman and Wilson.
Many members of the Legislature
look upon the proposed Junketing trip
as a joke, but Beckett is In earnest. He
wants to know Just how the Ascot
race track is being conducted.
himself had the power to close this
He urged the passage of laws by the
present Congress that would extend
American trade. He said that a bill
incorporating the suggestions made by
Secretary Root In his Kansas City
speech had been prepared and ex
pressed the hope that it would be
passed at this session of Congress.
"This bill," he added. '-'Is absolutely
needed if we are to meet foreign com
The President declared that there
wa.s no doctrine advocated by any na
tion that compared with the Monroe
Doctrine in advancing the cause' of
peace. "The prime boast of the United
States navy is to avert war," he de
clared in discussing the needs of a
bigger navy and the wisdom of pre
| paring for war in the time of peace.
"The United States navy is the cheap
est Insurance this nation has. Treat
every power with justice, with every
courtesy — courtesy is very cheap, but
%'cry valuable — and don't give any na
tion cause for offense."
In conclusion the President declared
he hoped the meeting of the convention
would result In a faster line of ships
to South America and to the Orient.
Convention Adopts Resolution In Favor
of .Merchant Marine Act
WASHINGTON. Jan. 16.— A lively
discussion took place at today's ses
sion of the National Convention for the
Extension of Foreign Commerce
over the question of ship sub
sidy. The Merchants' and Export
ers' Association of New York urged
the addition of a resolution which ap
proved the ship subsidy bill now pend
ing in Congress. The convention re
fused to place Itself on record in be
half of the measure before Congress by
the adoption of the following resolu
TV> , belierp . It Imperil tire that the American
merchant marine should be re-establisbed and
tbat new steamship Hat* to promote speedr
communication? should bf opened, especially with
South and Central American port*, for the proper
extension of our commerce. To thia end we
reoommend liberal compensation from tie Got
crntiir-nt to i American-built and Ameriran
manned nblps for all serrleep rendered. Including
the carriage of mails aad tbe right to use the
ships in time of : war.
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California 's Own Carrie Nation
Johnson Shakes Legislative Big Stick at
Small Boys Who Sell Newspapers
SACRAMENTO. Jan. 16.— 1n the zeal
of his desire to establish a record for
introducing reform measures, Assem
blyman Grove L. Johnson has put him
self in the position of sponsor of - a
bill that would do away with newsboys.
He put before the Legislature today a
measure forbidding the sale of news
papers containing : accounts of horse
races, prize fights or lottery drawings
to minors under 18 years of age, and
also forbidding minors to sell such pa
As all daily newspapers offend the
Johnsonian sense of propriety, it fol
lows that if the proposed bill becomes
a law small boys can no longer help
widowed mothers by selling papers on
the streets. The penalty prescribed is
a fine of from $10 to $100, or from five
to fifty days' imprisonment for each
violation, which punishment is suffi
ciently severe to drive all newsboys out
of business.
Grove Johnson denies that he is the
author of the bill. He says it came
from a man In Oakland whose name
he will not divulre.
Other members of the Legislature see
trouble ahead for Grove. They predict
that his denial of responsibility will not
save him from the wrath of newsboys
and that caustic resolutions of denun
ciation will soon be heaped upon his
head by the little merchants of the
Another reform bill introduced today
by Johnson makes it a misdemeanor for
a minor under IS years of age to attend
a prize fight, cock fight or horse race,
and also puts the ban of the law \u25a0» the
man and association ' that admits a
minor to any such entertainments. The
extreme penalty is a fine of $50 or
twenty-five days in jail for each of
fense. Johnson Insists that ho Is In
earnest in his fight, and lays especial
stress on the necessity of j keeping
minors away from race tracks.
Radical Changes in
Educational System
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16. — Radical
changes in the educational system of
the "State are proposed In the report
of the Assembly holdover committee on
education, which was completed to
night and read to the Senate committee
on education. Through bills to be in
troduced In the Assembly tomorrow it
Is planned to increase the salaries of
teachers, do away with the accrediting
of high schools by the " University of
California and providing for the ad
mission of graduates without examina
tion, encourage, the teaching of manual
training, domestic science and agricul
ture, provide '.tor medical inspection
of school children and give the coun
ties opportunity to furnish free text
books without the aid of the State.
The members of the holdover com
mittee that prepared the material for
the report were James Sleven of San
Juan (chairman), E. K. Strobridge of
Haywardfvice chairman), E. F-.Tread
well of San Francisco and N. "W.
Thompson of. Los Angeles. In only one :
matter did they disagree. Strobridge
and Sleven maintained that the State
should raise more money for teachers'
salaries by raising the census age three
years, making it from 5 to 20 Instead
of. 6 -to, 17. • This would add $500,000
to the teachers' salary fund.
Treadwell and Thompson. were of the
opinion . that ; the - teachers should .go to
the counties not. the State for more
salary. All agreed that ,6o, per cent of
the county school funds should be de
voted to teachers' salaries.
Recommendation is made that manual
training, ! domestic science and agricul
ture be taught as much as possible in
the grammar; schools, and bills will be
offered to provide means by which high
schools may be equipped to teach those
studies 6O' as. to qualify. students; to ven
ter university courses. •;/, Provision is
also - made " for; normal ; schools to ' pre
pare - teachers .of. these ; subjects.' - The
report points out that outside of poly
technic schools there Tare '\u25a0 not : half a
dozen such teachers ' in ' the^State..
..Further, it is recommended ; ,that a
high school .;.. lnspector",', bo."! employed to
inspect the high, schools^ of 'the State;
that pupils, who have .graduated from
high' schools: shall : .b^\admitted to the
State University.'.without; examination;
that the university syste.nv of .accredit
ing high schools' be abolished, and that
medical inspection, beprovided in order
that parents be advised In cases where
children* were afflicted with defective
hearing, defective, eyesight, ailments
of the throat or skin diseases. A way
was pointed out by which counties may
furnish free textbooks for school chil
dren. The method - recommended was
for the school boards of a majority of
the school districts In a county to pe
tition the Supervisors to , include the
amount necessary for free books in the
tax levy. " - {
The report also recommended a, con
stitutional amendment creating a new
State Board of Education, consisting of
the State Superintendent of. Public In
struction and four members appointed
by the Governor. It would be' the duty
of -this board to act with the County
Superintendents of Schools with a view
of maintaining a uniform course of
study. , ' .
Hearty approval of the. report was
given tonight by the Senate committee
on education, which was made up of
Senators . Anderson, Mattos, ' Carter,
Greenwell, "Walker. Price. /Anthony,
Wright, Bell. Sanford and«Camlnettl.
The various measures prepared by
_lhe holdover committee will, be pre
sented by Strobridge and Thompson,
both of whom are members of the pres
ent Assembly.
Leavitt Relates What
Occurred in Caucus
SACRAMENTO. Jan. 16.— Senator
Frank W. Leavitt tonight gave out the
following statement:
As chairman of tbe canons of the Repnblleaa
majority In the Senate, and speaking authorlta
tirpl.T for. that body. 1 desire tp pronounce th«
published statement that it has been decided to
accord no consideration >to the anticorporation
measures of Senators Cartwripht and Miller as a
He without justification or excuse.
The caucus was called for the purpose of con
sidering the status of Senator Charles W. Bell of
Pasadena. When this: matter was disposed of
the resolution introduced . by . Senator \u25a0 Sanford
criticising the action of President Rooserelt and
Secretary Metcalf.on the. Japanese school segre
fatlon question \u25a0Jn San , Franclaco was discussed,
t was the sense of the caucus that resolutions
condemnlnjr a Republican President, coming from
a Democrat," could . not_ hare \u25a0 the support of the
Don ? t Imagine
ThaPbecause you have suf-
fered, for a long time from a
weak stomach there is no cure
for you. you haven't tried
the right- medicine, that's all.
Thousands of sufferers during
the past 53 years voluntarily
testified tKat
cured them' after all else had
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cures : Poor Appetite, Sour
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it absolutely pure.
Republican majority in tbe Senate, that any such
menßures would emanate from tbe majorltv'ltself.
These were the only matters discussed" at the
caucus, and antlcorporation measures Intro"" *?ed
by members of the Senate were not consider v In
any way. The statement published to the con
trary was inspired by a malice that calls for di
rect rebuke from the Republican majority in the
Senate. \u25a0 \u25a0•\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0.;.
Goghlan Has New Sort
of Insurance Reform
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16.— A bill to
compel all insurance companies wish
ing 1 : to do business in California -to
deposit $200,000 with the State Insur
ance Commissioner was presented in
the Assembly today by Nathan C.
Coghlan of San Francisco. This S de
posit is to be turned over to the State
Treasurer, who will keep it where it
can be easily attached when insurance
companies seek to evade their respon
sibilities., : :.\
Coghlan is not particular about the
form of the legislation which he seeks
to bring about. He says :he is willing
to accept amendments calculated to
meet present needs and guard against
future losses of the kind that followed
the San Francisco fire. - » . ;
"I want to find out t what the <. Legis-
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Wolfe Moves to Settle the
Long - Standing Dispute
as to State Ownership
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16. — A bill intro
duced In the Senate today by Senator
Edward I. Wolfe authorizes the Board
of State Harbor Commissioners to grant
title to property owners on East street,
San Francisco, to the land fronting on
the westerly line of that thoroughfare,
in the block bounded by Drumm, Wash
ington and Jackson streets. This grant
is intended to enable property owners
to build a uniform sidewalk on the
street, and wilj be compensated for by
the surrender of title of all land owned
by the grantees east, of the westerly
line in the same block.
The property involved is owned orin
cipally by the Hastings estate andT*. D.
Chandler and has figured in several ac
tions in court. Considerable interest is
associated with the property, which
was originally included in a reserva
tion made by the Government.
In March, 1847, General Kearney,
Military Governor of California, exe
cuted a grant to the town of. San Fran
cisco of the beach and water lots lying
on the eastern front of the town, but
reserved a number to be afterward se
lected for the use of the Government.
" The June General Sherman
directed Major Hardie of San Francisco
to make selection, reserving such' lots
as were best suited for wharves for
army and tiavy purposes. In July of
the same year Major Hardie wrote to
the Alcade of the town, notifying him
of the selections, and giving as the
eastern boundary of the property the
bay running out to deep water. In
the map made by the town authorities
at the time this property was marked
"Government reserve."
The military authorities had charge
of the property until it was leased and
subsequently passed into the hands of
its present owners. The Supreme Court
of California upheld the right of the
owners to build on the property when
actions were started against them by
the Attorney Geperal to compel them
to remove buildings that interfered
with acts of the rity the
property open as a public street. To
settle the matter definitely, however,
the bill has been introduced by Wolfe
on the advice of W. H. Davis, attorney
for the Board of Harbor Commission
ers. .
A bill was Introduced by Sanford pro
viding for the repeal of sections 253
and 259 of the Penal Code, prohibiting
the publication of caricatures in news
papers. This bill, which was passed in
1899, grew out of the resentment of
Senator Morehouse 'at -having his pic
turesque mustache cartooned.
"Senator Henry Willis of Redlands in
troduced a bill which provides that
hunters must weir license tags or be
subject to fines ranging from $10 to
Indicates Attempt to
Annex Cooper College
The bill introduced in the Legislature
by Senator Marshall Black of Palo Alto
allowing Stanford University to charge
fees in the professional and engineer
ing colleges is taken to indicate the in
tention to annex Cooper -Medical Col
lege to the university. ' Under the act
exempting the buildings on the Stan
ford campus from taxation it was ex
pressly provided that no tuition should
be charged unless permission be given
by the Legislature. As Cooper College
could be maintained only -by fees, the
bill is regarded as a preliminary step
to the absorption of the medical insti
lature wants," Coghlan said today in
discussing insurance legislation.
"My bill will give the Assembly some
thing, to work on."
Another bill introduced by Coghlan is
designed to facilitate the exposure of
fraudulent statements by insurance
companies. , < ;• .
/ \u25a0 . .
I.eglslnMre XeTvs Continued on Page 5
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Nearly everybody knows that char
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few realize its value when taken Into
j the human system for the same cleans
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Charcoal Is a remedy that the more
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Charcoal sweetens the breath ifter
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* Charcoal effectually clears and Im
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' All druggists sell charcoal In one
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Us object tbe PROMOTING of California as a
whol*. . •
It bas. nothing to sell.
Its energies are deroted to fostering all thing*''
that have the ADVANCEMENT of California as
their object.
It glre« reliable Information on erery subject
connected with the Industrie of California.
It ilTes ENCOURAGEMENT to the establish-
ment of new industries and Invites desirable Im-
migration. - \u25a0 '•
not an employment agency. ~ althonsn It
gives Information regarding labor conditions.
It presents the opportunities and nwds In all >
fields of business and professional activity.
The Committee Is snpported by - popular mb-j
scriptlon and makes no charge for any serrlca^
rendered. ". " *"t
Affiliated with the Committee are one handred ,
and sixty commercial organizations of tha State,
with a membership of over thirty thousand.
Meetings are held seml-annnally In different
parts of California, where matters of State Inter-
est are discussed.
Headquarters of the Committee are maintained
In San Francisco In California Building, Unioa
Special Care Taken rri th Depositions
i - and All Lesal Document*.
Northwest corner of S utter and
Stetner Street*.
Weekly Gall, $1 per Year :

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