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CARMEN GAIN BUT
LITTLE THROUGH
ARBITRATION
Award Gives Them Twenty
Per Cent More Wages, but
Xot an Eight-Hour Day
DISSENTING VIEW
BY FATHER YORRE
'The decision of the board of arbi
tretion Is practically complete: it only
remains to formulate the terms of the
award."
This Ftatement was made by Judge
Bfatty yesterday afternoon at j the
clop* of the session of the board,
which is to render the award in the
arbitration of the differences between
the United Railroads and its employes.
Father Yorke was under the im
pression that the question of the
wages and hours of the carmen was
s-tHI open for discussion at today's
meeting of the board.
"If the Chief Justice says it 1b de
rided, I suppose that settles it." he
said. He returned to Oakland to be
gin the preparation of a dissenting
opinion, which, it is understood, will
be a-stronga -strong statement oN.what the
minority arbitrator considers the jus
tice of the carmen's claims.
The terms of the decision as it will
be signed hy Major Frank McLaugh
lin. the arbitrator for the company.
and Chief Justice Beatty. virtually
award to the construction workers and
electricians all that they asked. They
«re granted an eight-hour day and a
substantial increase in wages, while
the carmen, whose case had been con-
Fidered the strongest, must continue
on the ten-hour schedule and will re
ceive an increase of only 20 per cent.
CORXELIIS DISAPPOINTED
When Richard Cornelius, the presi
dent of the Carmen's Union, was in
formed what the terms of the award
v.ere to be he expressed great dis
appointment.
"This is a'death blow to arbitration."
he exclaimed, adding that he was
greatly surprised that the board should
have granted the demands of the other
workers and refused to give the car
men an eight-hour day.
As the decision now stands, it gives
the linemen an increase from $3.50 to
$4 a day and reduces their hours from
ten to eight. The trackworkers or
laborers employed in construction work
receive an increase from %t to $2.50 and
also get an eight-hour day. The sta
tionary firemen's demands are granted
in full. Save a few instances, the
award of the eight-hour day is to be
granted to all but the carmen.
While their wages are increased, the
carmen get much less >than they had
nought. Formerly they had been paid
25". :.'6'i and 27 cents an hour. They
will receive hereafter, unless a change
be made today, 50, 32 and 33 cents an
hour, according to the number of years
they have served in the company's em
ploy. The recent increase in the wages
paid by the Oakland Traction Company
gave the carmen on the other side of
the bay. where there are no hills and no
congestion of traffic, from 30 to 40 cents
an hour.
BETTER PAY I>" OAKLAND *
•"This will mean that Oakland will
Sret the best motormen and conductors,"
ts the opinion expressed by Cornelius.
"It will have the pick of the men. Good
men are not going to work here, where
the conditions are harder, when they
can get more in Oakland, where the
work is more pleasant."
Albert Johnson, the attorney for the
carmen? refused to discuss the award
until its terms were made public by the
l<oard.
"It is a remarkable decision," he said.
It is known that before Saturday
Chief Justice Beatty had not been will
ing to consider a greater 'increase than
10 per cent for the -carmen. At that
Urn* the arbitrator for the railroad
gave way from his original position
;tnd on the same morning Tirey Ford is
reported to have said to some of his
friends that the award would grant
the carmen an increase of 20 per cent,
hut that there^would be no change in
the hours of the/ working day.
The argument advanced by Beatty in
refusing to agree to the lesser number
of hours is said to have been that it
would Involve great cost to the com
pany.
"What the men ask would mean an
outlay of $400,000 a year by the com
pany, or, in other words, it would be
equivalent to the necessity of setting
aclde a fund of $8,000,000." he is re
ported to have urged during the course
of the arbitration. It is evident that
to the mind of the jurist the property
rights involved were, a stronger, con
sideration than the personal rights of
the workmen.
DISSEXTI>a OPI.MO.V
Father Yorke. In his dissenting opin
ion, will take the ground that motor
men and conductors as a class are un
derpaid throughout the country,, and
that they are suffering from the \ evil
inheritance of the days when street
<-ars were operated by horsepower and
driver* were obtainable at a niggardly
wage for sixteen hours' work.'
During the taking of testimony it
had been repeatedly urged by the at
torney for the railroads that the,ques
tion of the , company's ability to pay
the increase demanded was not before
the court, and on its side the company
bad refrained from introducing any
testimony on this point. This, silence,
under the ordinary rules of evidence,
\u25a0would have been construed as an ad
mission, but it appears that the ques
tion of the expense Involved, weighed
most strongly with the umpiring ar
bitrator, who had the deciding vote.
The question of the greater cost of
living "was passed over In the conclud
ing argument of the= attorney for the
carmen. It wm believed that It would
not. have great weight, as the com
pany could not- be held responsible for
prevailing high prices. Greater stress
was laid - upon the- harder, conditions
under which the men had : been obliged
to' work since the fire. It is under
stood, however, that in granting the
increas" In wages the Chief Justice ex
pressed himself as having been in
fluenced; by the greater cost of living
rather, than by the harder' conditions
of labor.. which, he held,. were inappre
ciable and temporary.
The decision would have been signed
yesterday had It not been . for the fact
that th« lncre.ase^ln Ihe "wages paid
by the Oakland Company, as
it was alluded to in yesterday's Call,
was brought before the -board, and an
argument upon it was made, which. It
was hoped, would, be' of % avall. " .Th-3
board "was in session untll*a. late hour
in } the afternoon, and many interlinea
tions' were made* in the text of the
majority decision without appreciabl *
changing' the result.
The new conditions established by
the award'will be in,effect only, a little
more than two. months/. On May 1 the
present contract will, 1 expire and a new
agreement will 'r have to be made be
tween the United ; Railroads and '«-.! its
carmen.
Up-to-Dat« ValrnUoPK
Each is a Valentine filled. with sweet
surprises — our Valentine Candy Boxos.
i Haas' Candv;Stor«Hi.-Fillmore at Ellis
I and Van Ness a V Sutter. \u25a0?.>-; ;- . •
JURORS HUNT FOR
EAVESDROPPER
IN ATTIC
San Rafael Almost Has
New Sensation in Feud of
the Cochranes and Taylor
BRIBERY CHARGE
INQUIRY FUTILE
San Rafael almost had a new sensa-
Mon in connection with the Cochrane-
Taylor feud yesterday during the in
vestigation by the Grand Jury of the
charge of jury bribery in , the Keefe
case. The inquisitors had been in ses
sion about an hour;when they heard a
noise between the ceiliii&'of their room
and the roof. ,- It must Kave been made
by an eavesdropper who had made his
way up the ladder in an adjoining
room to the trap door leading, to the
rat and bat inhabited silences of the
spider-wehbed attic. \u25a0- -
Foreman Fred P. Howard, led the
deliberating host and scaled the lad
der, closely followefl by W. T. Price,
who boasts the title of "the Kicker
of Mill, Valley." He in turn was fol
lowed by George Ring. The trap
door had been unlocked.; That, looked
bad, so Constable George M. Agnew
was sent for.
Then the door was opened and Fore
man Howard .raised his head into the
dark and echoing emptiness. Slowly
he made his way Into the forbidding
attic, and with equal*" cautiousness
other jurors followed. A bat fluttered
against .the roof-rarters. but not a
juryman moved a muscle.
Carefully but firmly, as men with a
duty to perform, they stepped upon
the single board which permitted
reconnoitering over the lath and
plaster to the farthest reaches of the
attic. A complication ensued when
Juryman Hazelton attempted to make
his way through the trap door. He was
too large and had to leave the heroics
to smaller men.
But the investigation proved about
as fruitless as the Inquiry into the al
leged $5000 bribe giving. There, was 'no
one to be found. All the newspaper
men were rounded up,. but they estab
lished satisfactory alibis, and the cause
of the noise must go down :, in San
Rafael history as* auother mystery too
deep to penetrate.
Father Byrne who, it was stated, would
come from Napa to corroborate the
statement of Father Egan. failed to at
tend. He pleaded, by telephone a pre
vious engagement, and as he lived
more than thirty miles from the meet
ing place of the Grand Jury, he could
not be legally forced to come. Instead
he is said to have told "over' the wire
what he knew of the matter.
In this connection :Father- Byrne is
quoted as having said that, shortly
after the conversation between C. IT.
Beardsley and Father Egan, the latter"
told him about it. This conversation
was substantially the same as the story
that Father Egan gave to the Grand
Jury, to the effect that Beardsley had
told the witness of giving $5000 to.Pat
Cochrane to be used by Attorney James
W. Cochrane In bribing the. jury in the
Keefe. perjury trial. This was the con
versation that Beardsley -denies ever
having had with P'ather Egan.
Dr. Wickman was another witness
summon ed " to ; testify.: to hearing, Father
Egan say," four years ago, that Beards
ley had told him of a bribe fund
handled by ""Jim'V Cochrane. H. -H.
Lynch, d newspaper man, was on hand
to testlf y . as .to how Taylor's scath
ing letter had come Into print in San
Francisco. Taylor declares that the
letter In "which he made the bribery
charge was addressed to M. F. Coch
rane and was secured for "publication
without his knowledge and -printed
despite his emphatic protest. : \u25a0 .%v.:
Lynch is also said to have- testi
fied before the Jury .\u25a0 yesterday that
"Jim" Cochrane admitted. In his pres
ence the receipt of $5000 as his fee In
the Keefe case, but declared that it
was a legitimate charge for legal
services.
The Taylor-Cochrane feud now. rests
with the jury, and will probably expire
easily. Beardsley -will not be .Indicted
because his innocence of wrongdoing
is apparent to the jury. A misunder
standing between Beardsley and
Father Egan as to what, he had said
is believed to have been the cause
of the latter's statement which led to
Sheriff's Taylor's charges. : The Coch
ranes cannot, be Indicted even if there
were sufficient evidence, of bribe
giving,- which there is; not; because'lof
the statute of limitation. Sheriff Tay
lor' cannot be indicted because hejs not
involved except In so far as \u25a0he re
peated ;the story 'of bribery as told by
Father Egan.'
SALOONS MAY KEEP
OPEN ALL NIGHT
The Board ;of Supervisors finally
passed the amended ordinance yester
day that will permit^ saloons" to remain
open all * night. At*~present saloons
must close at 2 a.' m.V but as soon as
the acting. Mayor signs the ordinance
they- will not be/compelled- to close
at' all.? "' \u25a0 "" -i .:,-'.\u25a0\u25a0'; \u25a0; ';\u25a0'-. V. ' : -
The . ordinance, designed to prevent
the attendance, of minors •at skating
rinks unless ; accompanied j by their
parents as guardians was indefinitely
postponed, Vas the managers; of > the
rinks have agreed "to exclude ; minors
therefrom at nights . and on Sunday
mornings. ;•. .;:
The 1 board passed; to print -the ordi
nance, reducing the f width iJ of -side
walks In Third - street ' from . Market to
Berry to fourteen feet, and :those\in
Bryant, Eighth,. ,Folsom,' Harrison.
Townsend;,Brannan.and Second streets
to fifteen feet " ' C .': - I
• The ordinance reducing, the widths of
sidewalks' to fifteen feet In Utah, Ver
mont. Kansas, 'Rhode. Island.;: De : Haro/
Carolina. ; Hooper, Irwln. Hubbell, -El
Dorado, Michigan, .Georgia and- Division
streets was -finally passed.';.-, -'-j. ; , ."\u25a0',-.. :'\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0
The board adopted a- resolution
granting, "the Ocean:; Shore! Railway
Company a permit to build? a crossing
in San Bruno' avenue at official grade at
its Town I expense. - V;..'. *\u25a0
Lights were ordered 'instal^d in
Twenty-fourth street " ; at^itsV intersec
tions t wlth PotreroN.and Treat 'avenues.
Harrison,* Alabama;' ; ; Florida. . Bryant.
York and Hampshire ''streets." . '
I The' board ."toKSubmlt to ;the
voters a proposition}; to yricurja^. bonded
indebtedness; ."forithe: preservation, of
Telegraph. HiU. ( fgfgaߣHM|
AGED MAN iTHROWXFROM CAR
. Edward :Durkln, r .76f years
for % twenty-five -. years ; chief swejgher, at
the I thrown * to 1 the
Kround ; , and ; badly t injured X while , get-*
ting 'off, a', Fnimore-street'ear, yesterday
at; Sacramento ";'. street. { , The; conductor
signaled ;the fmqtofxhah ; to) go ' head -be
fore; the \u25a0; aged ?. passenger"! had .reached
the ground^ safely/and; he|was ) dragged
along: for_several>feet .before'"; the car
wa s v -; stopped.' . j His ' h lp >'' was V badl y
bruised' and i probably.?' fractured. v
PuhlWiw.' JMokKHlcrs^statlnnerT.- printing.'of
fice tuppl'.cs. Tte^Whltakcr & Bay Co., 141 Grove.*
THE::SAN,tFRANCISCO/ GALL/ TUESDAY; FEBRUARY 12." 1907.
Colonial Actors Have
Slipshod Vehicle
James Crawf ord
"It had an unlterrupted; run.^of - five'
weeks in Los Angeles," was the big
typed announcement that decided me" to
witness ''The Halfbreed'Vlast night at
toe Colonial Theater. There were four
acts, but two of- them sufficed to con
vince that there must have been some
thing awry in the Los /Angeles sys
tem of discerning dramatic values. "The
play would not' run moreVthan^ one
week at -the Colonial even if no "other
p^ay could be procured by the manage
ment . /'; ) ; \u25a0-,V;v-^,,:/ \u25a0'/\u25a0;\u25a0
H. D. Cottrell and, Oliver Morosco—
the same Oliver who once .was a fa T
millar figure in theatrical^ -circles south
of r, Market -street— are> credited ; with
Joint authorship -of "The • Halfbreed,"
and to the collaboration may be ascribed 1
the incongruities that:are, its.chief de
fect. From them ; l infer that Mr. Cot
trelT conceived a plot, such as It Is,
and wrote the dialogue, always sub
servient to Mr. Morosco's idea of stage
effectiveness.V:. In no - other way, per
haps, could the resultant general de
bility, have been "created. 1 . :
The scene is laid in' 'the /Indian Ter
ritory, and the first s|ct Is* re
mindful in. Its plcturesqueness of a: syl
van- glade : in- Mill Valley, which may be
set down as' incongruity : lCo.; .1: - There
are 'many. unnecessaryx.entranceV/and
exits :by , superfluous;;characterß, : ? and
from the' conversation/of -the 'prominent
people.*,whlch. Is largely; given »to rplat
itudinous philosophy ;\u25a0 and: thickly^ stud-'
ded ' with .-• "dairins," /; no", comprehensive
guidance; to ensuing J events js/derlva-1
bl«. When the element of suspense:' is
established, its duration is/brief.. Of
Complicated /situations there; are: none
entitled to, the adjective.- All we are
given to "understand is. that : the leading
lady/cis beloved ,by both the leading
mai and the/villian, and^thatthe latter
resorts to many stage- worn ' devices to
win her. : : .' • '.
' In. the second'act.the scene is aball
room, and most of the characters 'are
Moroscoed Infancy costume to
the color effect. The" leading lady, the
leadlngrrrian and the villain have more
goings-on of the same kind, their
scenes alternating with; comedy that is
neither reasonable nor. exhilarating. ;•
A real istic " rainstorm in * the i. third
act is reflective "of more Mproscoism.
I did not wait to gee it, becausenothing
short of a prolonged/deluge-rould offer
charm of novelty-toany one who has
spent the .last, three months in San
Francisco. : ;':>rT'i '-./^ :'\u25a0'..-\u25a0 "
In, their conventional, characters the
players do as well as could.be expected.
Mr. ' Bacon has ' the -, most ,'unpropitious
role a comedian- was ever cast* for, and
Messrs. Roger, Humphreys ; and; the
other masculine favorites are not much
better served.:/ Miss Jewell 1 is not called
updn for; intense: emotional investment.
Miss Odell does not seen-r to enjoy, her
self as a circus; performer who says
things, that a real queen, of the arena
would never think of saying. The placing
of a radiantly A garbed circus * lady, in
such an environmentwas evidently an
other Morosco' contribution Ito. the pic
torial side: of the drama.
A fi ve^weeks' run \u25a0 In Los Angeles does
not necessarily pronounce a/ play strong
In ; the : elements that -assure -lorigt runs
elsewhere. ' Perhaps : -we " should ; be
grateful to "The ; Halfbreed", for. teach
ingusthatmuch.'/'/ _ ' <"£';& '
«FR A Df AVOIiO" '.WELL. SUNG
Pacini manifested- the possession of a
falsetto : voice 7 'night ,? In. f'Fra
Diavolo." and, as lie ; was * coupled %up
with Lambardi' in -the "comic iduet in the
last : act," the', two : won 'the ! favor.' of .the
house ;\u25a0 more than ? at.; any .oth er .time
during the performance. /; Paclni soared
comically, /.while ->Lambardi-r sang ; ' In'
subterranean tones,," and -the contrast
madei the- chorus -ilaugh,.; which- is ---"all
that ' can' be said in ; the! r.; honor; as '\u25a0\u25a0 fun
makers.>': ,* '; . ;- : \u25a0\u25a0 ,'. '. : '.. ; ;., \u25a0-,-\u25a0..- '7;. " /-.
; The ; VFra '• Diavolo" night .was -,we,i l
balanced,''- which : .means rthat^ther'com'-"
edy - w-as [carried r as ' unlf ormly^as ; might
beJn?opera?^Salvanesch'l;':Bergamrand
Campoflpref put "zest jinto.thcirV- work,"
Campoflbre^ surprising V;* the > audience
wlth'her.cleyer comedy stunt. .Tfomben
did, allr wl th\the- part; of ; Zerlia that: the
limited and ; -'/quality/ V of .', her
A-oice ! permitted. > The ' orcHestra ;• sus
tained thelsingers'jfalrlyiwell.^andihad
their !chancfel in xourt.^whichl has. not al
ways/beenithe/case/iWhenSbrayirig^horns
arid Ta -thunderous ; i drummer jihave^as-'"
sailed' the ; ears |of£audltorsTand>"madS
"chaos i.'of what /.was ?. otherwise "\u25a0} clearly
', and? well ; proportioned:".mu
sically././: .'^"- 7. \u25a0•:'-;^'S.'-. - :/ /-' \u25a0'."\u25a0- M-'it' 'r
\u25a0 'V-"Il'-.Trovatore"' will/be' sung tonight.'
with VA'daberto/ ".D'Ottavi," Antola,\Can
rietti,";Marina and'Millon. ,'; . "r
-AMERICAIV; THEATER
',The rSan-J Francisco "» Opera v. Company
opened vthe> last £ week Jof/ftß; production
of I.Chic'V at \the; American
Theater; last]nigrhtrs The opera; has ;been
g-iven^'afvcordial^reception^'-and-X gives
promlßei!bf Splayingi.jtor.bJs'Ja.udlences
duringrlthelremainder^'of jits (fun* VAlda
HerrimiKisla* favorite^in' the title role^
t(li i le ? Teddy^ WebbT! and f his
make ItheTniostrofitheJcornedy^partS! as
signed |totthem?^The|scene"ry|andf cos
tumes". are fri ew.> a fi id relaborate,* arid * ha\ r e
helped i materially* in^ winning; the i suc
cess. : - : " ...... N
;:; VThe .'. Singing ;! Girl," ;: in '^whichuAlice
Nielson^won*-; fame,";- is r announced- for
next^week/';V ; .'\u25a0 '"'.;, : ; -' :_: _ '\u25a0'-.-'j^. ••\u25a0\u25a0.;••: :..\u25a0\u25a0: ;--\u25a0'.:
/CROWD IS DISAPI*oi\TED. ?
f An' assemblage' I ttiatfcompletelyi filled"
the Novelty Theater' last evening wait
ed until ; 9 o'clock before the: house
management gave up hope :'of present
ing "The (Virginian." '.Then the; an
nouncement was reluctantly made that
the players were there, but" the scenery
had riot arrived from ' Oakland, and
could not possibly arrive in time to
permit' of the production. The audi
ence took, its disappointment philosoph
ically. The play will positively be pre
sented tonight!
CHUTES THEATER
Agnes Williams Johns and William
R. - Ab'ramVmade their first appearance
in vaudeville yesterday at the -Chutes
.Theater, : and presented .-. an amusing
sketch -calle^i "Realization." which was
received wi^h great favor. Le Barge,
a versatile; musical- artist*; Beauchamp,
an - acrobatic ' marve^; Arthur Barrett,
Hebrew imitator: new motion pictures
and>the :,Gayety Girls iri a burlesque
called "Shy. Ann" were the other con^
tributions to the entertainment. •
DARING ROBBERIES
BY HOODLUMS
Three'lyoung' rascalsAyho .have been
plying.Uheir vocations'', as j footpads and
have; : been making 'their ; principal
stamping/ground^ in>' Webster, street,
near-Ellis, are 'supposed Uo; have com
mitted 'innumerable -crimes In-the dis
trict bounded-JiyVFell -and: California
and Fillmore and Gough streets. •> Early
yesterday; : morning /: the ' trio attacked
arid robbed i two C men, Z. Doassari. and
F. Conrade, in | Sutter ;\ 'street, \u25a0 near
Buchanan, v Conrade'S' skullVwas frac
tured;/Doassan-wasVsllghtly injured.'
About an hour later ; three young
men answering; the: description of the
three who \u25a0 attacked Doassan and Con
rade : felled avman; at corner' of
Eddy and Webster streets and robbed
him --'after/:- severely r beating him on
the head. /The/attacks had become so
frequent' that ; the, police ' rounded up
a number;; of.; 1 young hoodlums of. the
districts and yesterday morning three
suspects were . taken into /'custody ; and
their -names placed 1 on the detention
book./ v ;r; r: -\ -\u25a0-.\u25a0\u25a0:•\u25a0•\u25a0 \u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0 _:. . --. : --'_,;
The corner. /of; Eddy', and Webster
has : been. the scene of other hold-ups
recently.: /SeveralV nights ago a man
who emerged from the saloon^ of J.
A. Fell,i,atjthe"'.northwest corner, was
set upon ;by /three young , thugs./ who
stole his watch land- tried to get: at his
wallet. iThe^man- had -been' drinking
in the saloontandjbad' apparently: been
watched bj\ the j young » th ieves.' He fool -
ishly . showed /hisi money.; .: Policemen
Deßocca" arid 'Sweeney responded :to
the" man's \ lusty/ calls for help,- but*. the
trio \ of -thugs : had} fled. \u25a0\u0084. :, • '••;\u25a0 : . . ,
A gang? of "young jhoodlunis is bred
by a poolroom* ln: the" vicinity, \which is
always ; filled .with boys of \u25a0\u25a0 from 1 2 to
20. years/of ? age.*/. The entire street for.
blocks . north' of Eddy street is honey
combed with.; rooms occupied by dis-'
solute characters whose willingness to
pay high i rents; has had; a tendency/ to
d rive d ecen t ; : peopl e ; : f rom' the neigh -
borhood;; '- r />.V /'\u25a0': , - -."-.; \u25a0''\u25a0 \\u25a0' '•
- Patfons/of cafes near Fillmore street
have had/: reason N to complain , of ,the
ruffians -.who rstand : around ? the corner
ttCwJ N^~: - r^j?*3 '---\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0, :S. '"\u25a0\u25a0 . : ,'-- - -~^- '' -V'-- \u25a0"'.- \u25a0
aS: fflla drink for. railroad men than
1 H^^a Ghirardelli s
WING AND LATHROP
HAVE INDIVIDUAL
OPINIONS
Engineers ' Hint- of Lack of
Cement in the Bricks at
--Stanford Jars Treasurer
REPORTED RUPTURE
IS DENIED, HOWEVER
"Go tell your troubles to the pro-.
fessor.V^E&S^^^S^S^^^^^*- '
The college axiom is reversed. Even'
the policeman hasn't a look in. There
are stories of unreinf orced concrete,
of .keystones that do- not key: of cir
cles;, that will , not square. The uni
versity is -agog, with them; and, - like
Banquo's ghost, they will' not down.
Rah, irah, fah— thiSi'time the Stan
ford." ,has" had her -inning
Of the: gossipy^ sort. -.. Stanford had. her
round of discomfort when, the temblor
shook down a-. few .bricks, : and , every
one .'who-; had "experience: with that
"nine and a : half ". knows j that the - soul
of I safety Cwas .with I. the ; bricks without
straws— the :\u25a0 bricks - that S could hold
like those of the Palace Hotel.'.
The -.story.'" Is going the rounds -of
the campus ; in effect that since Pro
fessor C.B. Wing intimated that there
was not;aU. the cement ; that there
really, should have been: in the bricks
of the ; Stanford. University .when the
shake -"came, there lias . not been - f as
cordial, a feeling between the savant
and Charles- G. Lathrop, the late Mrs.
'Stanford's brother, as before. \u25a0 : '
"Wing has some; set ideas, on the sort
of architecture Ithat should «be f em
ployed ;to grace tn*« Stanford buildings
and also -an opinion that good material
ought to be used in construction.* >";He
does notl say- that, he Is not in favor
.with Lathrop, but it is^ generally be
lieved among ,the students that ..there
has ; existed a somewhat bitter 'feeling
between, the eminent engineer \ and
mathematician, and the treasurer of
the university. The report is that, it
was ' /fring ' who first, unthinkingly^
made the remark that had the Stanford
buildings been constructed as they
should have been the little shake
.would jnot "have* damaged them any
more than it did the unburned district
of San Francisco. .•'
Recently there j: has -been ! some dis
cussion over, the plans for the bleach
ers of "the-football grounds, and Wing,
has had .certain -ideas" that are said
to have been disapproved by Lathrop.
The treasurer positively denies this,
but the rumor is \ extant' nevertheless."
The trustees of : the- college disclaim
any .knowledge 0f ,., the difference of
opinion, and Lathrop says that he has
no -knowledge -of such a report having
been ? circulated. Wing; is silent, but
gives the ; impression that he and the
treasurer are on the best Of ' terms
'^nd that they ar« of one mind regard
ing- the gridiron. ;'i^.' : /^ ; vS'
; An attache . of the university : who
has. .to do with construction- of ' some
of the .dismantled -buildings and the
building. of the new, ones said: \u25a0
'"Professor Wing has had much' to
do with' the reconstruction of the uni
versity; I think his plans/are usually
accepted without- question. He has
had some ideas, that , may' have * not
fitted; with those of-either the faculty
orrthe general .management, but I .do
not think ; : there hasNbeen any. friction.
.There ;has~ibeen\no*<' official^, information
ofj a\disagreement','between -Wing; and
Lathrop." : - ; '
.\u25a0Wing -has his own ideas of how
things ought -to be,' ; and hegoes ahead
doing .what hej. thinks jis right Cwlth" the
courage of -conviction. '."The students
have 'it that ;he determined :;to show
that \u25a0an ; engineer of 'i standing; and : at
thd"head 'of ar great institution knows
more than a man * who has been reared
with his j nose close to a bill-file • and a
cashiers. day. book.'-..
\u25a0 When the next earthquake comes, in
2097, according - to, Omuri, the world
will have, known the real, .inside story
of Greater Stanford ' and will be better
able , to j tell the relative merits of sci
ence as applied to building construc
tion arid ;' plain everyday business
methods as injected Into the same.
FALLS INTO HOLD OF SHIP
In his'efforts? to extinguish a blaze
.which .-originated -In:- the .hold of -tho
steamer Del Norte.vlylng off > the Har
rison-street wharf, last night. George
D. .Hilton,' a watchman, fell # into the
hold, a distance" of twenty feet. After
heroic efforts : on ,', the part of • a fire
crew/j which "was : ' summoned, he . was
rescued fromhis perilous positipn^ Hil
ton was badly bruised in the fall, two
ribs being: broken and his. back .badly
bruised. > : He was treated at : the Har
bor Hospital. The fire, which was put
out before much' damage had been done,
was started by,, an exploding ; lamp.
of //Fillmore i; arid / Eddy and insult
women ; who 'pass. 'This gang is sup
posed by those: who have noticed them
to! be connected ; with the^young-raS
cals -that have. !been trying : to turn
thugs and have -many times succeeded.
Sickroom Goods and \u25a0 Nnraes
Massage; baths and other hourly invalid
work. F.Goodban,l3os Gough.nr.Geary. •
i CRUEL' ' DEIVEK '\u25a0 FnTED — Jacob Colton.
charged -with ; cruelty/ to : animals.- was fln^d • $20
yesterday <• by .Judge !ShortalJ. 'Colton's- offens*
consißted ; ln ; drlTlnjc ' «. - h«r*e " with - a ; large \u25a0 rnn
ninjtjsore. on; itn|back.' •-.;..; '
ANNOUNpEHENT
'.*• During the past week: we have 'received
~" several shipments of'
Spring Suits for Men 1
which we show today for the first time.
These suits embody the very latest Eastern ;
.fashions in . style and material, and are in 'sj
every respect equal to made-to-order suits at
double oiir. prices, which range from
$25.00 to $35.00
We cordially invite you to inspect these
A r ou cannot fail to be impressed
with the exceptional values they represent.
....MILL TO MAN\CLOTffIERS, w
ESTABLISHED 1867 NO BRA NCH STORES
VAN NESS AVE., cor. O'FARRELL
MOOSER WILL GET
FEE OF $35,000
The Board of Supervisors met yes
terday and appointed William H.
Mooser as architect to draw tire plans
for the new City and County Hos
pital .to be erected-in. the Almshouse
tract, under the bond" Issue. Mooser
was given four months' time to com
plete; the plans and he will receive 3%
per cent of ; the estimated cost *of
$1,000,000, or $35,000. for. his work.
City Architect Shea will receive 2 per
cent, or $20,000, for supervising the
plans.
The building committee was in
structed to ascertain how soon the
plans for the new schoolhouses will
be finished. "
\u25a0The board set Thursday evening at
7:30 o'clock as the time for taking up
the water rates investigation.
The Spring Valley- Company filed- a
statement that Its receipts from July
1, .1906. to December 31. 1906. were
$786,886.76. while its expenditures were
|1,431, 743.80. The company said It was
unable to give figures .of its financial
operations from July I," 1904, to July 1,
1905. as the records ' were destroyed.
The board appointed Clement Ben
nett official stenographer^ for the water
rate investigation at a salary of $S per
day. ,
M^C^\ Out
g^%\ forthe
% \u25a0 '^2ttj?~" \u25a0.; \u25a0 M " %J o •
..- \When you purchase a dUk tnlkins machine rratch for the trade-
mark of the doc. If you frill do tbts yon bare tbe a*surance that you
have one of the. beat machine* that the market affords. It Is the
•l«n of the "Victor.** . . . >
We carry the largest. line or Talklnc Maehlaes and Records that
Is shown la any store -treat of ' the City of Chicago, and eight <S>
sonnd-proof rooms In which to try them.
In no other\store can you see snch an Immense line of macblnes
and records as. the follov*lnc under one roof 'ln this city.
Victor, Edison, Talk-o-phone, Zono phone, Columbia
MACHINES AND RECORDS "r
Then, too, yon may find any of the records that you may ask for;
you do not have to astc a second time for any record.
, Any ' disk .record we sell can be used on any type of disk talk*
tna* . machine.
%\u25a0 Ont-of-town customers are requested to send their names to us,
toßether'vrlth.tlie-unme of the machine they own. and we win gladly
keep them apprised of the. newest records as fast as they are pub-
lished. - . '
Any make of machine of any type may be purchased on small
monthly payments. If It In not convenient to pay all cash.
CLARK WISE M CO.
Cut*-Rate Music Dealers
1420 VAN NESS AVENUE
Between Bush and Pine
BIENNIAL REPORT
Showing Unclaimed Depoaits January Ist, 1907, In
SAN FRANCISCO SAVINGS UNION
' - ; : •. - . - -. HBIHKbfIHHB
'At San Francisco, Cal.
Sec. &S3b^of THE Cn r IL. CODE.. The president of "every savings bank
savings 'and loan society, and every other bank, depository, society or institu
tion in which deposits of money are made, whether any interest or dividend (
paid, or agreed to be paid, thereon or not, must, within fifteen days after th^»
first day of "January of, every odd~numbered year, return to th© Board of Bank
Commissioners a sworn statement.' showing the amount placed to his credit the"
last" known place -of residence or. postofflce address, and the fact of dV-i C^-'t
known to such president.' of .every depositor who has not made a deposit tiuEein
or withdrawn therefrom any part of his deposit, or any part of th* Interest or
dividends 'thereon.' for a period of more than ten* years next preceding. Suci
president ' must t give notice of. these, deposits In one or more newspapers pub-
lished In or nearest the iowiv city, or city and county.' where such bank socletr
or, other; institution ls^/ituated or has Its principal place of business, at least
once a -week for -four 'successive weeks, the cost of such publication to be nald
pro^rata out:of;suchunclalmed deposits. -.* This section does not. apply to any
deposit made by or in;the name of a person known to the president to be liv-
ing, : or which, 'with: the accumulation thereon, is less than fifty-dollars. Th#
Board of Bank Commissioners must incorporate in their subsequent report each
return .made -to them as provided^in this section. Any president of any o'
the. institutions mentioned. in this section who neglects or refuses to make th4
sworn statement required thereby Is guilty of a misdemeanor. ADDroved
March 21;r1905.
NAME. ADDRESS. -AMOUNT
: ALLEN/- Sarah W., : trustee R.jS. Seymore. 1512 Washington st.. Boston, ,\
: Ma55. . ...:.. .\u25a0\u25a0-•' J."iT.'» "..'.'.. ....«iJ. •! •••«••* '»•"•' •\ ll^ > .»'. < . ............. 190 «\u25a0»
BAXTER. Wm. H.. Humboldtßay. Calif..... 475 In
CAMERON. Dan.. Carson City. Nev. . . . r. . . ..... . . . ... . . . . . ... . »4g» 4g 2,
canova. 'James, couiterviiie. Calif. :; . '. .".-.- rrrr.*rr:T.-;-. I . .vi't:*:^: :r:r^ st» 31
DALY,' James E.; 1308 .Valencia st.." San Francisco.- Calif. T^'^i
DONOVAN. James, Adams -. House. San Francisco. Ca1if .'....... 1 is?'^*
DOZIER,Wm.'- G. Jr.." trustee. Colllnsville. Calif.. * zk'k'e
DRAKE.^Fannie W.. San Francisco. Calif » "o-
GUGLIELMINETTI. .Vespasiano. 709 Stockton St.. San Francisco. Calif.. «Vft^
!' JOHNSTON. Hannah." Redwood City. Call f :.^T >r . « r: rl r: r:^T .; . -. TV. . . . . z±\?
MARTINA William. 624 Commercial st.. San Francisco. Ca1if. .......... 51 %i
MARTINS." Jose L., : San Francisco." Calif. 549 7»
McPHERSON. John R.. New Washington Hotel. San Francisco. Calif.. i4-»'iv>
POWER.'Mary A..- trustee. 830 Turk.sU San Francisco, Calif ' itni
SPILLER. Annie M..j 32 Sixths st.. San Francisco, Ca1if . . . . . . . .V. .... 1930^
STEVENS, Alice," 12, Qulncy.st.. San Francisco, Calif;.*.-. ..;. .N......... N . ....... s?'i-
STEVENS.. EIIen M^ 167. Orange ave.. Pasadena. Calif m'ji
STORROW, M. E. G..- Presidio, r. . . . . ; . . . ..... v.V:. . : . . V: .. . . . ......... ;<\u25a0* 734 3^
WELLER,'- 1 Settle 'M.,'"- trustee .-Anna H.Weller. 2725 Jackson st, SanV/*"
; Francisco, Ca1if. .........:.. ..... . . .^ ,y» , a X95.'42
' // ~ x ' ' \u25a0\u25a0 - ' \u25a0 PQBBB«BBflBHHBM9HBBBBk^ > ' — - '. —
I, do solemnly, swear that .the above is. a true and -correct .report, snowin-
the; name^. last known address, fact of death. If. known, and amount to the credit
of;each;depositor. as required by Section «sB3b. Civil Code. .'.;\u25a0: . < -^«'<;
0 : Subscribed and sworn'to before mo this 14th day of January. 190T. .
: (Seal) (Signed) - : i ? SvKl*%\V^^tisrp ! ttWui'
Supervisor Kelly registered a stron?
objection to the granting of a permit
to J. H. Kruse to install an ensin©
and lumber In th© latter's planing mill
In . Treat avenue, between Twenty
second-and Twenty-third streets, be
cause the Qre coSamittee had reported
three months ago against the permit.
Kelly successfully opposed a suspen
sion of the rules to consider it and
the matter was referred *to the fire
committee, which will meet next
Thursday at 11:30 a. m., when it is
expected that a large delegation will
be present to protest against the grant
ing of the permit.
The ordinance providing $273 for
monthly increases in the salaries of
employes in the Auditor's office was
passed to print. This action was tan ?
tamount to overriding Mayor Schmitz'a
veto of a similar ordinance.
WAXT& CHILDREN'S PLAYGItOUVD
The civic section of Laurel Hall Club,
by Mrs. Bertha, Broaiua, filed with the
Supervisors yesterday a petition that
block 128 be secured for a children's
playground at North Beach before anr
permanent improvements are jpiad*
thereon. :i fl i.
SCOTS TO EJTTERTATjr— The S«n Francisco
Scottish Thistle Club wii? aagurate its f«ti»t
ties this year with a "ladies" nljtht" at Its
hfadquarwra. 32fi5 Slrteeath *tre*t. February 23.
Clansman M. S. Morrison. A. D. McDonjtalrt, An
drew Harper. D. Girdwood and Samuel Carson.
members of the literary committee, will hare
charge of the proirramme. Plans are being mads
for a a outing at Shell mouad Park on July 4.
Cold Day Lunch House. Reopen fo?
business. 417 Pine st, west Montgrnry.'

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