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V^n Ness avenue is the most remark
able business thoroughfare in the
world. Read its story: in the "Forget
It* number — the great anniversary. ecii\
tion-of _ . '
The Sunday Call
VOLUME CL— NO. 133.
CALHOUN IS TO BE INDICTED AND DESIRES TO BE ARRESTED IN THIS CITY.
JURY IN CASE OF HARRY THAW, DIVIDED ON VERDICT, IS LOCKED UP FOR A SECOND NIGHT
SIX ARE SAID
TO STAND FIRM
FOR CONVICTION
Thaw Jury in Apparent
Deadlock, but May
Reach Verdict
EXAMINE EVIDENCE
Men Who Hold Slayer's Fate
in Their Hands Seek
Further Light;
LOCKED UP FOR NIGHT
Deliberations Seem to Hinge
on the Question of
Insanity
SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE CALL
NEW YORK, April 11.— In
apparent, deadlock, yet without
having intimated to the court the
impossibility of reaching some
final agreement, the Thaw jury
at twenty minutes before mid
night was again locked up for the
night after having passed thirty
hours in continuous deliberation,
judge Fitzgerald, after ordering
the jury kept in its room all night,
adjourned court until half-past
10 o'clock, tomorrow morning.
Once in the. morning and again
in the afternoon the- jurors had
ccme into court to obtain certain
of the exhibits and to refresh their
memories by listening again to
certain portions of the Judge's
charge and to the evidence of a
large number of witnesses, which
was read to them at the court's
order.
Throughout the day' 1 and evening
there tvafe intense interest in the de
layed verdict, and speculation was rife
bjs to how the jury stood. Many reports
were afloat, none of them, probably,
fcssed upon anything- better than guess
work. In th» morning hours the favor
ite report had it that there were six
jurymen for a verdict of murder in the
first degree, three for acquittal on the
ground of insanity at the time of the
shooting and three favoring conviction
in one of the lesser degrees of homi
cide. .
SIX FOR CONVICTION
During- one of the long "waits in the
afternoon District Attorney Jerome, was
aslfd if he bad any line on how the
jury stood. Jerome laughed and took
a puff or two from his cigarette.
'•\u25a0How would that' be possible?", he
afked- "I can only make such deduc
tions from the present situation as are
pbssible in the light of my experience.
J believe the Jury stands something like
six for conviction, four for acquittal on
the ground of insanity' and two which
might be called blankp. But of course
I say this only on my own- guess, arid
not at all from any knowledge that I
hay"?."'
"In the event of a disagreement," he
was asked.- "will Thaw be speedily
pl a red on trial again?"
"Not speedily." Jerome said, "because
there ar* many other cases now wait
ing their turn for trial, and there is no
reason why Thaw's should take pre
cedenVe over the cases of other Tombs
prisoners who are yet untried."
A retrial -of Thaw, it is thought,
could hoi be reached before late next
autumn- . .
STIL.I* HOPE FOR VERDICT
As yet Deming B- Smith, foreman of
the jury,' has not. complained to the
court that the. jurors are, unable to
reach a. decision.' and until he does so
it is not likely that Justice Fitzgerald
will discharge them. The general im-'
preEsion'j prevails that if they are un
aMe to;«yrte at the expiration of forty
eight hours they will be released, from
further service. The very fact, how
ercr, that no * intimation has been re
ceived from i the Jury. room that the men
are unable, to. agree has been construed
by many who have \u25a0 followed the pro
ceedings closely as -an indication that
a verdict will eventyally be reached^
The mother, wife and the two sisters
Continued on Pa*e 4, Colam» 1
The San Francisco Call.
INDEX OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S
NEWS TODAY
TELEPHONE. TEMPORARY $8
FRIDAY. APRIL, 12. 1907
WEATHER CONDITIONS
_ YESTERDAT— CIear; weiterly winds: maxi
mum temperature/ 6S: minimum temperature. 52.
FORECAST FOR TODAY— Fair; light vrett
erly winds. v; pay« n
EDITORIAL
Foraker's counterblast. Paje 5
. The weather prophet's rampage. Pare 8
Wrath: of Colonel Irish. . Paj»,B
Australia and Japan. Fig-e S
GRAFT SCAADAL
Patrick Calhoun Is to be indicted and wishes
to be arrested here and svold spectacular feature
of capture in Wall street. "•' Page 1
Enormous demands of ex-Gorernors Budd sDd
Gape to defend Ruef are refused' by boss. P. 2
Hiram Johnson declares In court that Teiilre
men s have been approached In interest of
Ruef. \u0084 : Page 3
Granev refuses to: testify before Grand Jury
In Hearst primary*, fraud matter, saying be. is
afraid of incriminating himself. P&jje 2
TV© Los Angeles officials of Home Telephoce
Company refuses to testify before Grand Jury
on ground that statements might tend to in
criminate them. . Fa^e 2
CITY
Six occupants of an automobile were hurled
violently to the pavement when the . machine
crashed into a' trolley car. at Jones and Sutler
•streets last night. Mrs. E. C.SUlesea was serl
ous!y Injured. . Vtgt 16
Mayor Schmitz appoints Dr. P. G. Garltck
Health Board member in violation of charter
requirement. v , ,"• | Page 16
Alvln Siewiers kl, accused of embezzlement, la
returned by, Detectives Taylor and Bunner to
face'law's severity and family's sorrow. Paje 16
j New Olympic Club to be one of roost sightly
and best-equipped -structures of kind in , the
country. . Paj e 6
j The American-Hawaiian Steamship Company's
steamer Columbian launched at the Union Iron
Works. Pa^e 6
-New Beard of Harbor Commissioners plans to
dear water front of obstructions placed thfre
by permission of Former President Spear. Pace 6
Postal clerk who played races, arrested . «.u
charge of embezzlement. - Pag-e XI
. Because Frank Willard, who slew Shf riff ; of
Jlendociopi: Is- •an ; ladlau, , Government msVcs
inquiry Into^Viis-case.' ; \u25a0>....»,,/ ..P*tr< 4
Patrolman Jlocca Js Acquitted^ of. charge . tbat
lie careesed woman : prisoner;, ;.~ Pay* 5
Wives of-t^TO.t>aßrneFj,Ti3<n.V«se flerte -' flcht
la' Market' stiipe£-fo settle grudge. ' ; '/ Page, s
Arthur P.' Davis is promoted- to chief engineer
of the. United' States Reclamation Service.- \u25a0 P. ' 6
Death of Aaron H. Powers, prominent Cali
fornia pioneer, in Vienna.-,. . . -• Page 5
University of California Hospital Is estab
lished, the first of its kind on the cosst. P. 16
SUBURB A.V ,
Commencement exercises of Pacific "Theological
Seminary are held in Berkeley. .' . Page ! 10
Oakland, youth charged wim forgeries \u25a0\u25a0 that
galnpd him ?inno. Page 10
Woman nemesis of - Jake Holtman. the turf
man. .' appears "In Oakland courfln flpht for
testimony In divorce suit." Page 10
Warrln? milliners give color to Oakland court
room with their gay bonnet*. Page 10
COAST
Sheriff of El Dorado discovers graft in county,
offices, Placerville saloonmen not bavins
licenses for years. . Pa* e 1
Prominent residents engage iii flght at -a
meeting of. the Santa Rosa City Council. Page 1
. Man ejected from -streetcar In Fresno •• is
awarded fiOOO damages by jury. ' f - Page 10
• Jobn Fera. wanted in Sjn Francisco -for kill
ing E. J. "_: Cosgrore, Is captured in . San
Jose. Page 11
DOMESTIC i
Jury in the case of Harry Thuw still unable
to agree* and believed to stand Ms' for conric
tinn, foor for acquittal on tb» ground ft j In
sanity and two uncertain. Twice during the
day the jury t-ouzbt to examine evidence and
finslly was locked up for the night. Pages 1-4
Secretary Straus begins Investigation of the
Immigration service. The Inquiry. In . thfs ; city
will' commence today. Pap<» 6
« PORTS
Portland tpssers shine In the errotrcolumn md
lose . another game to the Seals.'''- : Pa^e 7
California Polo/and Pony Racing Association
official planning next season's circuit of tour-.
nsinpnl*. Pa*e 15
Eitremely cold weather ushers in the baseball
season In the "East; ' ' ' / Page' 7
Five public choices are defeated at "Emery
ville. Big killing Is made. when. May" Amelia
romps home first. _Page-7
Fight Promoter, Greggalns Is. trying to match
heavyweights . Kaufman and Ward for this
month. ' Page 7
LABOR^
Building Trades Council will observe anni
versary of earthquake April IS.. .- .-. \u25a0 Pagre 9
ma rim:
A season of low tides - may hold Jack • I/>n-'
don'sjyacht a prisoner on" South San Kranci^o
marine ways. :_ Paye 11
MIXING ' *
Orders to frM Nevada-mining stocks drop .off
/and market bwimcs somewhat steadier." Pagre 15
San Francisco Stock' .and \u0084 Exchange ; Board
adopts new constitution providing for control-by
committee. ' . Pa«e 15
THESiiiia
BRANCH ; OFFICES
Subscriptions and Ad vertise-
ments will be received in-San
Francisco at following offices:
16T.1 FIIiLMORE STREET.
Open until 10 * o'clock "every : night.
r 818 : VAX^ NESS 'A VENUE;
Parent's" Stationery Store. "\u25a0;>/-*
SIXTEENTH } AND MARKET 'sTS^ '\u25a0'\u25a0
' Jackson's : Branch. >
• 633 • HAIGHT' STREET
'Christian's Branch.
. 3005 lffTH STV> CORA MISSION
International Stationery, Store., :T
isjICHURCH STREET-
George^Prewitt's Brarich. \ . -
: 2200 FILL.MORE \ STR BET
Woodward's Branch/
SAN FRANCISCO, FRIDAY; APRIL 12^ ,19p7:
FINDS EVIDENCE
OF GREAT GRAFT
IN EL DDRADO
Sheriff Cook Says Placerville
Saloon Men Escaped
Paying Licenses
SCORES PREDECESSOR
Accounts Alleged to Have
Been "Twisted to Hide
; : Knavery ;•.;
INVESTIGATION IS ON
Shortage of Nine; Thousand
Dollars in the; County ..
SPECIAL. DISrATCn TO THE CALL
PLACERVILLE.' April 11.-— Startling
fbargcK of graft. Involving: the previous
occupant* of the Sheriff* office In- El
Dorndo County, bnve • brtn made 'by
Sheriff Gilbert Cook, who assumed office
three months ago. y, It in claimed that
for several year* ..daring the term of
ex-ShertfT .B«»*i|uit -the. •nluonmrn of
this county bnve failed to pay their H
eei»»e«, and ok n result the county
treasury Is about f 0000 short, and "that
the account* of the office of the Sheriff
and , the; .Tax /Collector; l»nvr, v been, so
<»risted <hnt *cvcrnl: experts Who have
Invent t^ntert the booknTJn.'receot' yeari
have failed to discover nn> thfng tvrbng;
In tlic accountß. ,\u25a0' _ :; '.' '} \u25a0 '• '-. .-'•: \.' '.'
\u25a0-'_ Xot all ipf - thev.'.saloorimen^^have-es
caped paying their '-rflceriscs"-,' but f that
many of them die! •.sorls;eyid<snt. Many
of the 'places of apparently
never paid a license a^ftert ho first year
in which they, were- in business, and
some firms owe as high as. $1000 for
back licenses running -through" several
year?. •\ ' *:\'V'- '•^4" : " ; •\u25a0\u25a0^ " \u25a0 ; :
; District Attorney George JI. Thomp
son is', investigating the matter- and
some interesting scandals ? re promised.
HARRIMAN AND CLARK
MAY BE PROSECUTED
Interstate, Commission Is
Considering Merger of
Two' Railroads
SrECIAL -DISPATCH TO THE CALL
WASHINGTON. .April 11— The com
bination between 'the "Southern Paci lie
and the Salt Lake and San . Pedro rail
roads is likely to be , the 'first 'railway
merger : to feel the. iron hand of the"
Goverriment and "the new rate
law. ..The' .interstate f ; Commerce
mission" is •; now .considering the mat
ter and when Commissioners Prouty
and Clark return- from the .West 'some
action is expected. *fne" commission: is
understood to have evidence on hand
sufficient to - Justify it ~Jn -bringing the
combination -to the . attention of ..the
Department of. Justice for^ the purpose :
of Instituting suit for; violation of the
railroad rate lawj This flaw provides
that combinations" for the .purpose fof
pooling freight shall • be .misdemeanors
and jLhat, each" day's; continuance of the
practice shall be/regarded as} a'-sepa*-*
rate" offense ..which -may bo punished
bj '. a>fine ° f ?5000^ At thisrate" pooling
combinations • are extremely' dangerous
and may cost; the lawbreakers a,", mint
of money. ; ;' \u25a0 • ' '.';';- ;
.-. The. combination: between the South
ern Pacific and the Salt 'Lake roads
.was admitted by former. Senater W. A. 4
Clark of .Montana, and others lin rtestl"
monybefore the commission' arid no one
except the Commissioners 'knows "how!
much .more, evidence ' they . have.! Thus
far' no prosecutions have I. been,. made
under 'the ;"law'- which Congress 1 made
such a fuss over.
r The Sherman antitrust law.: Is suffl-'
cient .for the ; Department of Justice Tin
prosecution of combinations in restraint
trade and ' the *• Elkins law, has i proved
sufflcientln other cases. ; The'lnterstate
Commerce \u25a0 Commission,' " however, Sjs
seriously^.considering;, the ;i new .J policy],
of prosecution of 'lrallroaila^for pooilng, 1
and if " it embarks 'upon + this\pfqceduire"
the • first will : be ' Harriman and
formerj Senator % Clark.' -^ The'Trepqrt (that
Harriman ; - had .;. bought the ! San Pedro
rciad' .l*\^^fn^ed^posiUyeiy'rthe.^'otiK'r
day. 11 to - the i commission _ by.* represenVa
tiye"s-of Harrimani •' -% \u25a0 ,";.
CITIZENS BATTLE AT
COUNCIL MEETING
Question of Enjoining -Bank
; ". Causes Rowland Galling - •
"- '• .'in;:of^oHce^ ;
SPECIAL DlSPATCHrrO^THE* CAUL \>.
' ;. SANTA : ROSA, ' Apr i Y U.-^A. *f ree ' : fighV
involving • half "a dozen prominent: citi
zens was 7 the feature of tonight's meet
ing . of the , City <v Council. '. Manville
Doyle,' president '"- of v* the; Exchange
Bank, -_ attacked' v^Attorney : Samuel : rK.
Don?:herty \u25a0 with a cane;' VC.''V. : Cowan,
recently a candidate- for Appf»ilate
Judge,- took " the part of •', peacemaker
\u25a0 \u25a0 ' :'• ; - . \u25a0 ; - * .,'.:'•\u25a0•'','''\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 - \u25a0 \u25a0 - ' . '
and was assaulted by Doyle's son: then
.<- -:- :> •'.--' \u25a0 ,\u25a0: •;"*:- \u25a0% '\u25a0\u25a0- \u25a0 - -•'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0* ':,
everybody. :listed . in. Santa -..Rosa's^
\u25a0 \u25a0 - . \u25a0 . • \u25a0 •\u25a0
"Who's Who" took a v hand' in the'- fray
.•\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0- " \u25a0 .\u25a0\u25a0 ''.\u25a0\u25a0• ?. '- ' "."- •.•-,?\u25a0 \u25a0.- — \u25a0 - -:^.-»-i\
and Mayor- Overton .had- tocall bnUhe
Chief Of Police. toV separate tho com:!
batants.' ' ';- - .• r -' ',\u25a0- ' . \ . : :-' \u25a0 . \u25a0'-.'' \u25a0 . '
The " trouble^ started . when; Dougherty;
petitioned for authority "to "file -suit "in
the name •of ith'e^city. against ' tlio'»Exj'
change Bank to enjoin- the' bank" from
encroaching oh Mendocino- avenue ? with
its new three-story building. ;* Manville
Doyle disputed ;the claim of the city to
ninefeet'of the roadway. Dougherty
expressed disbelief , 'in ' Doyle's 'stater.
ment that he liad ; paid ; taxes -on" the
property in question. -. , . '.< -
'.'Do- you mean xto; call me, a ; liar?"
cried Doyle, raising; a heavy cane r arid
striding; toward . Dougherty. - '.-
\u25a0 ;. W. - F. - Cowan -caught : his \u25a0 uplifted
arm. -Frank P.', Doyle sprang, to .the
aid ofvhis father, and although, only a
bahtanr in size closed; in. on Co wan,, who
is ' » big; and strong, and i began to .batter
him. on the'- bqdy.;'l Chief ; of : Pol ice' Fred
Rushmore,'* Lieutenant Colonel/ Juillard
and .several other; noted citizens heard
the call of the wild and , soon the coun
cil-room held an • /embattled., throng. >
" 4 Mayor Overtoil shouted , and "shrieked
for "order. Finding his: appeals ofino'
avail ; he , called ion the "Chief of \u25a0 Police
to clear the room and/ arrest the u dis-;
turbers. : This i 'had- a/- quieting/effect.
Before; any seriousj ; damage had : been
done the • .various "combatants {were*
pulled' apart/ and^ theXmeeting^'proceed
ed'.with only occasional heated .'.words
to^ mar i the dignity of .the : Council's:^de-
liberations.
FAILS TO SEE PRESIDENT
REGARDING CONTROVERSY
; -WASHINGTON, yApriI^II.—Mrs: € Ida'
Yon ? Claussen, ; who ihas'-j been . here siffv-^
eral : days r'endeayor in g i to • see , Presidentn t
Roosevelt' regard ing "her controversy
w^th.* American!- Minister {ia\ 'Sweden
Graves *growing;out\ of ;Graires' refusal
toj present .hereto, the yroyal- courtf at
Stockholm, left for -New York tonight.'
Before her» departure: she gaveVout?a
statementiin\which she saidrshVhadV'no
chanceSbf redress at .the hands of Pres
;7» --\u25a0 -.^ -t, .-C'i > -W*-*' s% ~"-*'-' 4 - i * S*^"''i"« X'\u25a0 -\u25a0'\u25a0"\u25a0.'**- -* <>-\u25a0=\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0* --\u0084., «^*f
' ident : *i Roosevelt or, • the ; State r Depart-""
ment,'' and 'that* she would -"pursue (the
issue" to the end." '•-. "- ; : \u25a0;'>":-. V;^;^^
-*'\u25a0 THE : TIPPER PORTRAITS IS THAT: OF^ PATRICK iCALHOUX." PRESIDENT^OF THE UNIT-
V ED RAILROADS COMPANY.-ANDTHft LOWERvTHAT-% OF **/.sH. v- ADAMS. - PRO
•.•V:.moter;of;Thf/-homb telephone company, both- capitalists are cnder
..-.<•\u25a0-, THE: SHADOW, OF GRAND JDRY; INDICTMENTS. ' ;.?*,\u25a0»;
ELECTRICAL MECHANICS
TIE UP CONCRETE WORK
Walk Out as ißesult of War
With Building Trades
v^..'--; Council *\u25a0.-"%:
t As. a result of- the decision reached
.Wednesday" evening by "the members of
Local-No. 6 of -the-Electrical Wiretnen,
who have been outlawed;,by;the^Build-
ing Trades^Council, -JloOj mechanics -of
this unibn".walked ! out yesterday morn-,
ing.^stopping; work on -large concrete
buildings, in all parts_of the city. ' The
refusal- of -'the,. .. electricians to work
makes -.-it- impossible ;_for^ the remainder
6f;*;the mechanics -to proceed. In "re
viewins < the situation : yesterday; Secre
tary f GeorgeE. Russell of No. 6\said:
I ;' Work ; has- come '. to, a. standstill on- twenty-five
large concrete ', btilldinKs ' in * course ' *>f construc
tion ; and " on"; countless 'smaller strnctures. ;,- The
George "Wellington \u25a0 Company ' hss been oMlsred to
icease- operations;;: on ; ten ; structures, .and. J the
: Frank* 1 Gllbreth ''\u25a0\u25a0 Company ;on . at ', least -'an "equal
n*iirobpr7"':."Alfeady;'2sOO ''mechanics. V other.'; than
elpctriclans." havp been laid off. and. by Saturday
we.^anticipate the >' number ' will be* swelled ;to
J0.000.-;- // ;; : .•'..;> : '; ' " "' ' , "';
i When questioned as to the reports
that ; members of /No. .6 .were "deserting
the cause, and -seeking enrollment with
the of rNo.; 1 he said: i "The
story is": false^ih; every particular. Out
side • of -the men .who., went- over
at\the' outset Jthe. union Is intact."
' President P. ~\ H. . McCarthy. •of •; the
Building Council discredited
the • statements of the .- officials > of the
rebelling:: union. . He • claimed the • men
had?a4l -walked out ton January** 1, and
that' they"- then*., failed* to -tie.- up opera?
tions.v-ahd-'ihe'; did ;\u25a0 not :'see . how .-they
coiild 1 do ! : so ; at j the." present time. \u25a0 A . .."-
', comrriehding7 the' action
of McCarthy^: in expelljhgithe
members', of iUnioh ; No. . 6 ; of the r Elec :
trlcal»;Workerß;werejread"last' night; at
the meeting^ of ; Hhe •' Building .Tradss
Council.'-i From- Local No.: I' of Califor^
nia\"Electrlcal^Mechanics came. a 'set- of
resolutions ":; den^lng ; r reports i.that \u25a0 Sec-
Tetafy|A^E*iToelUof •Uheir.^union'ihad
the^;Buiid'lrig Trades r^Council
securedr.thef co-operation < of 'the v police.'
Sh'eeVf Metal .Workers :No.- 144^assured
.tire* Buildin g: 'i Trades ; Council^ that ' its
members would ..back,: McCarthy ; \up^ in
the fight and a'communicationjfromtthe
Plumbers' and *! Gasfitters' \UnionsNo:
44?jto. > the*samefeffe"ct"'was 'i heard.'!^ ;• '- ;
Graft Developments of a Day
/ . Patrick 'Calhoun, president of the United Railroads, will be
I * indicted by the Grand Jury and has come to San Francisco
*\-\; to ; give himself up.
2. I Evidence in Home Telephone Company case deemed suffi-
dent'for indictment of J. S. Torrance and J. H.- Adams*
. millionaire promoters, of Los Angeles. ; V: r .
S, \PJ D. Atwater, attorney for the United Railroads, begins
' preparations to resist the revocation of the overhead trolley
, permit of the corporation.
4* Attorney Hiram Johnson charges in "court that jurors on (hts
- Ruef trial panel have been tampered with in the interest of
the indicted boss. >
5. Eddie Graney refuses to testify Jbef ore the Grand Jury con
cerning alleged election frauds, on the ground that he
i might incriminate himself.
6. Former Governors jßudd and Gage avvid'Ruefs invitation to
affiliate- themselves with his counsel b$ demanding prohibit
tiye'fees for- their, services.
7. Louis Glass obtains another week to answer bribery indict
nientsi and Attorney Coogan admits that delay is due to
the expected return of another true bill. v-v*-
RICH WOMAN IN CHICAGO
DROWNS HERSELF IN LAKE
Deaths of "Mother Causes
SuicifieofWife of Ex-^
fP ßailway Chief
-CHICAGO, ApTil 11.— The body of
Mrs. Sylvester T. Smith, wife of a
wealthy retired railroad official, was
found' today in Lake Michigan, at the
ftf6t.'*of J-Forty-serehth^ street. She had.^
icoitMWitied "suicide* by<jarnping-»lnto th?
.lake;while temporarity,lnsine.i. She had
suffered-from dementia' since "the death
of .her/ mother recently. *. - ~
' .Smith, I husband, of the woman, was
f orrnerly.Vsuperlntendent of the Union
Pacific -Railroad .and later manager of
the /Denver? and'! Rio; Grande Railroad.
He ' was prostrated by the suicide.
ALDRICH'S SLAYER IS
SET FREE BY COURT
Grand jury Refuses to Indict
. Congressman Who Killed
..Physician
BATON .ROUGE,. La..: April ll.^
j.Democratlc . Congressman George F.
;Fa*vrot" was;set free tonight, after hav
| ing'been-ini jail contiriubuslyfor.about
i fly el months under arreat on a charge
I of •> murder,-and - awaiting action of th«
I Grand 'Jury. .Today r the second 'Grand
! Jury/- refused . to v indict- they Congress
: man. - : \u25a0 , - ,
. Fayrot last November shot and killed^
Dr. R .H. ; Aldrich.of Baton Rouge, who
had been hls'Hfelong friend. \u25a0 The Con-*
gfessihan V declared ,: th e ; physician " had
made [disrespectful -remarks about Mrsi.
Favrot. • -;The shooting . occurred while
Fay rotlwa s 'Judge of 'the Baton Rouge
Court. \u25a0 which today; set : him- free.
TJEATH iOPJGENERAI* GRIFFIX
' {SCHENECTADT.' N./iT.. 'April 11.—
General Eugene Griffin.' first vice presi
dent and head of the sales department of
the' General: Electric : Company", died' ti>- L
day;. V Griffin* organized and
commanded -the First' Regiment. United
States !jVolunteer.; Engineers, during" th«
Spanish-American.- warfi and was with
General' Miles" in* the ; Porto Rican cam-
Dai^aHHninßMßi
"*Jd€> you know the great part the
women have played in reconstruction?
Do you know what. the social halls have,
done for the refugees? Many things
you want to know in
The Sunday Call §||
PRfCET FIVE CENTS.
United Railroads
President Is
Cautious
Refuses to Make
Statement As
to Bribery
Patrick Calhoun, presi
dent of- the United Railroads
and 'multi-millionaire, is to
\he%; indicted Ij hy . the cJrand
: Jury. CalHoun is "aware of
the fact, and that is why he
has come to San Francisco.
Calhoun arrived here yester
day, in order that his arrest
might be effected without
the spectacular features
that a transcontinental cap
ture would lend to the occa
sion. With Calhoun is his
attorney, P. D. Atwater,
who has come to San Fran-;
cisco to fight against the;
revocation of the overheaa:
trolley franchise of the-
United Railroads. ,
Calhoun will not be the
only millionaire to be in
dicted during -the. next few
days. J. . HL Adams of the
Adams-Phillips Company of
Los. Angeles, a director of
the Home Telephone Com
pany, and many times a mil-*
lionaife, and J. S. Torrance,
promoter. of the Home Com
pany, whose wealth runs
;fcell into the millions, are
also on the Grand Jury list
for indictment.
:With them may be joined
T. W. Phillips, also a mil
lidnaire, of Los Angeles,":^
connected with the Adams-
Phillips Company and the ;
Home Company. Phillips^ is
fas ; elusive as Abram E. Del- •
wiler, and the prosecution "
has c not been; able to locate
him.^ -'it is stated that when J
Detwilef is found 'Phillips
will not 1 be far distant. i
-The evidence against Cal
houn will be presented to
the "Grand Jury during the?
next fortnight, according to
the present : plans of the '
prosecution. ; jB is held that;
no such sum as . : $450,000.
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