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The boys of a Swiss Village have been
building marvelous palaces and statues
of snow which \ have made" them famous.
See the illustrated article in
The Sunday Call
Police Fail To Restrain Rioters
Sturdy Types of Men Insure Fair Jury for Hay wood
Either Foraker or Taft
Must Retire From
Public Life
District Leaders Will Have
to Choose Between \
the Rivals
Administration Faction Is
Eager t< Hasten De
cisive Combat
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 14.—
For the present, at least, the prob
ability of a spectacular pitched
battle between the Taft and
Foraker-Dick factions in this
state has passed. The fight is
still in progress, however, and the
indications now are that it will
terminate only with the retirement
from public life of either Senator
Foraker or Secretary Taft.
Chairman "Walter F. Bro«— of the
state central committee called off today
the meeting of that body which; was
to have been held here tomorrow, by
the dispatch* of a. tele sram to each
member.; of- the body.
The meeting was to have been an ad
junct, to the general conference of
party leaders scheduled for tomorrow,
which was so suddenly called off last
night by Senator Dick. The . Foraker
faction has all along- claimed that the
control of the party machinery was in
its hands, and there was feeling
among many of the followers of Sec
retary Taft throughout the state that
the time had come to prove the accu
racy of the assertion. Telephone calls
and telegraph messages rained in all
morning upon Chairman Brown and
Arthur I. Vorys, the Taft campaign
manager, urging that the meeting of
the state central committee be held,
despite the fact that the larger con
ference was not to meet.
Chairman Brown, whose statement last
night that in his opinion the conference,
if held, would have unanimously in
dorsed Secretary Taft for the presi
dency, placed him squarely In the sec
retary's following, proceeded early to
day to hold conferences with prominent
republicans. His first visit was to the
office of Governor Harris, with whom
he remained for an hour. From there
he visited tLe office of Vorys, and they
conferred for two hours. It was at
this latest meeting' that the decision
was finally reached to call off the meet
ing: of the state central committee.
Chairman Brown said that the call
for the conference had been Issued only
in pursuance of the call for the general
conference; that having' been called off
by Senator Dick, its original advocate,
the chairman did not believe that he
should insist upon a meeting of the
committee for any purpose other than
that originally designed. If a special
meeting were desired later, he said, it
could be called at any time.
In the meantime the Taft forces are
about to force the Issue. They are
about to "smoke out" the leading- offi
cials of the state and invite them to
indicate where they stand — for Taft or
for Foraker. After this part of the
program has been. carried out & meet
ing of the state central committee may
be called and Its members given an op
portunity to declare themselves.
The republican organization of. this
county adopted Taft resolutions today.
The county committee was called to
gether for the purpose of formulating
instructions to the Columbus \u25a0 delegates
to Senator Dick's conference. When the
conference was called off it was decided
to indorse Taft anyhow.
NEW .YORK. May. 14.— William Ellis
Corey and Mrs. Corey, whose wedding
occurred, here, this morning, r arriving
in Europe, will go directly to the 1 Cha
teau Ville Ginls, on .the- outiskirts "of
Paris, where they [will | reside^until "the
middle of July. This . chateau, which
Is one of the finest in France, was the
wedding gift of Corey to his bridciits
value Is said to be about J 1,000,000.
The San Francisco Call.
yESTERDAY^— Clear; maximum temperature,
72; xainliaum, 52.
FORECAST FOR TODAY-- Fair; continued
wenn; llgbt northeast winds, / changing to
tootherlj-. . pt^ e o
After all, it goes not bo HI with San Fran
cisco, l^u \u25a0 *»*• 6
Perils of American railway travel. , P&g-e 6
The shirt box as an accessory of crime. Page 6
Foraker*s lawyerllke document. Pago 6
Proposed seizure by city of Geary street line
is delayed owing to desire o£ t opervlsors to get
more information on the question. Page 3
Adjutant General Ijia<.-k explains why ammuni
tion belonging to state Is stored . la the ferry
building. f, I Pag* 3
Xetional President Mahon says public owner
ship of streetcar Unea win be' accomplished be
fore light with Calhoun is OTer. . : . Page 3
Carmen sire out statement declaring that
offers of aid hare been received from unions on
erery hand, r;:- . Page 3
Fierce rioting continues ' in ! the Mission dis
trict throughout the day, "the ' police ' being
powerless to protect car crews and passengers
from assaults by mobs. * ' Page 1
Calhoun expresses fear of 'further mob
lence and makis charges - against graft prose
cutors..'^" ;\u25a0' "Fag* 3
Governor Gillett still believes that police can
cope with strike situation ; and sees no , need
as yet to bring in troops. ! Page S
Many acts of violence and numerous arrests
attend operation of streeicars In vsri.-i;-- t^i'»
of city. - Page 8
Dlnan's force gives a free rein to mob. I J . 1
Seven doctors declare that Ruef is well enoupn
to appear in court a ud trial proceeds. } Page 14
Calhoon's employes n-f use to ' obey \u25a0 Judge
Coffey's order directing them to answer . ques
tions asked by grand Jury."* ' Page 14
\u25a0 Professor Day .of San : Francisco".- theological
seminary : exonerated \u25a0of charge of heresy .% P. •. 14
Package ccnlalalug $1,000 worth -.' 'of sl!k
smuggles itself through the customs; line*." P. 14
Mrs. Vvillard P. Harrington, the noted philan
thropist, passes away ' in ; the ' Children's hos
pital. '• . Page 14
Four United Railroads employes, who were
commanded by Judge Coffey to answer questions
before the {.rand Jury, defy order, of court when
called before Inquisitorial body again.- Page 14
Telephone strike situation remains unchanged.
The operators say they will not return to work
until their demands are granted.
State council of j the Knights of Columbus
assembles In Oakland. Page 5
District Attorney Brown Btops payment* for
work on new county jail In Oakland. Page 5
Funds collected by girls <ff an eastern school
after, the fire last year Is presented .to the
students'. Infirmary in Berkeley. V Page 5
Class day is observed by s indents of University
of California with speeches ( .and : annual j pil
grimage. ~ - '.**" Page 4
University degrees will be conferred at Berke
ley this afternoon " and Governor Gillett will
present military commissions. | Page 4
Grand lodge of Odd Fellows and Rebekah
assembly of California meet in Log Angeles. P. 13
Santa Eosa woman clears mystery of her life
after -search of thirty-six years. Page 3
Either Taft or - Foraker win be retired ' from
public life as a result of . the political battle
la Ohio. ; Page 1
' Federal judge fines members of the Kansas
City Ice trust and ousts- one company from the
state. Page 9
Good progress made in selection of jurors for
trial of William I). Haywood at Boise and body
will be complete by tomorrow afternoon. Page 1
Jockey "Jack" Martin pilots Grapple to vic
tory in the Harlem stake at Belmont
park. . Page 8
\u25a0 Grasscntter and , Lotta i Gladstone show such
euddea. improvement in Emeryville races that
an official I Inquiry,: is probable. I Page 8
Los An?f les defeats Oakland In a - baseball
game. that lasts " hours and 33 minutes.- P. 9
Champion Jeffries Is ready to defend his tltU;
if there is danger of it being won by a for
eigner.- .". . \u25a0•. \u25a0 -: :^. \u25a0•'. . ' \ ,' Page S
Pacific athletic association officials compile a
new table of track and field records. "\u25a0 Page 9
Mongolia's cargo of 10,000 tons responsible for
liner 1 • , stranding on / nncharted sand bar In
Shlmonoeeki; straits. '. ' Page 9
Story that Baruch - and Ryan are dissatisfied
with management of Goldfield Consolidated Mines
is denied by " well .posted \u25a0 man. ; "\u25a0 , Page 13
Price* for southern ", Nevada stocks again ! de
dine in local ' exchanges. . Page ; 13
: Several . more unions - vote ; to \u25a0 impose fines on
members ridinp on cars during the strike. P. 7
Subscriptions and Advertise-
ments will \u25a0be received \u25a0 in San
Francisco at following offices:
Open* until 10 o'clock every \u25a0 nlgm."
818 iVAX s JfESS ' r A VBOTB .' -'-: : .
Parent's Stationery Store.
. Jackson's Branch.
Christian's . Branch.
8011 i6TH;ST.,COR.iMISS^OX *'*',
International ' Stationery Store. ' :
.:-'•\u25a0 George Pre witt's ßranch.* \u25a0- r. : ". '\u25a0\u25a0
S2OO FULUORE ,' STREET > I -'\u25a0
; Woodward's Branch." \u25a0 --\u25a0
Scene in the courtxoo^
for- the ;HayD>6odj trial; li:Thc man \ resting J his .\u25a0 face J * on? his } hand lis
A Homey ZDarroTv;i ifho » ittn Jcrtoo^ ? i/rc^ examination • of-: jurors j for I the
first .iime;sestefdQ}?.^W Richardson -of Athe
defense; and the' third ' man'in the rox»iis~ the defendant* Hayxpoqd.
Leader of Federation Will Not
Be Denied Justice
• "- ;••; . / ' ''- - '• - ?-*!,,- \u25a0> -"- ' :•\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0" \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 '\u0084'
Peremptoi^Ghal I^ngfe^d^|Almp^
Oscar King Davis
?\u25a0 :: BOISE, May i4!-^Substantial progress : : was
made- today in the work '.of -selecting* the'--3i^yVthat;is'^o',
try;^llia!n D^Hayv^d f of^
ernor. Frank*- Steimenberg. j W
afternoon 'six^meii had/beenVprovisionaUy^
the ' defense 'inj additibn\tb itlie f our tpreyiously accejpied; •< so
that there -are- ten -in-aU-wlio^haveJbeenvpassed'^
pe^enrptbry cKallehgeJ staged: The otherltwo^provisionally
in the ; box\were \u25a0 accepted«by ; the ,-jstate \u25a0 afferan^examma
tionwhich^ failed to disclose any 'point on which . the f <le
f ense • base t^ jec^n; ;and^there vis i ; therefore a
sibility that the; peremptory^:^
tomorrow' morning. *;*'•.'\u25a0'-;','- \
\u25a0-.- So: fardt 'is evident that at least ; two i of : those owlio
could^not Jbe Bowlebl^puij^for cause; -wHl^ bier &^
emptorily, bufrjutiging^fr^^
soinethmg -exiraordMi^ . de^lo
6een completed b j^ Thursday ? afternoon; ; % \. .* " '
the counsel for; the who \u25a0have
hitherto-t aken {.no .part "in *th'e/quos
lionins of ;.tlie ; talesmen,"-" Clarence ; Dar
\u25a0 row. 7 and Edgar .4 Wilson', the • Boise at
torney- who - was]' formerly I law f partner
of -'; Judge " Wood. * i Both. V/ differ } In
method considerably;-' from c . : Attorney
Richardson, who had done the ; work
previously, 1 , but both"- went over much
the same ground: Wilson. added the
point to the /string: "of '\u25a0. "possible \u25a0 objec
tions of 'the defense by asking: tales
men if i they 'have ever belonged to a
inilitla r orgahization.-? r >' "^ .'"". \u25a0'<• -. ; 1:
'' The ?. exarhinaUcm Cthus * f ar- : has v : ' re-,
yealed ;' a : singular*^ lack [of religious as
\u25a0 sbciation T oh'?thetpaft^ 'of Ithe; Idaho' peo
•.\u25a0 \u25a0r- \u25a0 - -\u25a0, *'• -\u25a0 r-.i ..:•\u25a0 ,*\u25a0 •-\u25a0-!., .y- .. \u25a0\u25a0 , ,--4 « - fsi
ple.:_ Of- the ten"' men v provisionally ?ac
cepted \u25a0;\u25a0; by -jboth^- sides : only 'two de
clared r themselves i" as - members of ?any»
church" a .orKanL^tiol^^on^|i^ai:Sßap?
tiiTtrandfth^^othei^'a/Pr^sbyteriaiiV :*-*
J i.i. .The day-opened iwittjitourlmen spassed:
' up to' the i peremptory-' challenge s\aKe^
\u25a0 The' ; moVnlngj-session ; in • secur
ing 'a r man 1 for - the -fifth place *In < the
box'f against whom; neither' side" could
find^cause"' for challenge' This"-' pros
\u25a0:'-.\u25a0\u25a0 M -.../. -\u0084\u25a0•'\u25a0 -\u25a0 . \u25a0 \u25a0--\u25a0\u25a0;\u25a0• \u25a0-..\u25a0- - .. '\u25a0. "i -\u25a0 •
pective. Jurors was ? AHenrP,ride,>a't thin,*
hi gh ,\u25a0> colored, red mustached P youiie
rnan^whojcameUo,! ldaho 17 I years ago
j from' Maine. \u25a0' ' , . ; *
','.!': Six ? men \ hadipreceded ; him v tempora
rily ii n r the ; fifth ! place/ x The first', three"
went out because \u25a0 they j had .^formed
opinions as ;to Hay wood's guilt; or inno
cences The fourth^ -had > conscientious
scruples (against^ capital' puriishinentH'Of
thie^firthjvand .sixth, 'who;: were Cexarn-^
lne"di this-morning, one had been an
proached'by. a man .who endeavored Uo
influence- him. ;witn, the TresultHhatTue
toldTthe -'iVr'aKd • 'the^of?
fender^ isTnow^ awaiting >: trial! In tsthla
Continued . o*:.Fa£e » 7, '. Coluntu 4 .
Yesterday's Strike Developments
l oenousinotsi throughout] the day)marfced \ the- operation yes
terday of i streetcars" m the Mim ... .
.. Governor Gilletl decided y ester day to maintain his headquar
,. ters in. San Francisco until normal : conditions had : been
By direction, of Adjutant General Lauck quantities of am
munition were; removed from' armories to the ferry
t -, budding.
Directors of Gcar\)sstrect line met yesterday and decided not
to attempt to resume operation as ordered by supervisors,
lUnited Railroads operated seven lines yesterday with a total
of 125 cars carrying thousands of passengers,
j Mahon asserted yesterday that the union would use every
' i legitimate method to harass the United Railroads.
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Cars Mobbed and Passengers
and Crews Assaulted
lawlessness Goritihues Unchecked
throughout Day iri-JVlissibn
Rioting, more widespread and violent than any which
has marked the operation of the cars of the United Rail
roads! since "the shooting in Turk street, took place yester
dayj-in the -Mission district, where cars were : mobbed, pas
sengers, assaulted; and' individual strike breakers badly
beaten^bjr union men and • strike 'sympathizers.-
: - The | police, { scattered \ at : intervals along the ' car lines,
werc£ powirless Jto^ prevent i fiie > trouble^ which { continued
almost rorri noon? until -the last cars -were taken
into at 7; o'cloc^iast : night. ,: At .the end of -the
(dayfs^ work many r of the "strike \ breakers informed officials
of trie ; road that \ they, would not take "but the company's
cars again unless 1 provided with revolvers with which to
icfehd: themselves. ' G
The rioting centered around Hhe carbarn at Twenty-
ninth, and. Mission streets, where crowds of union men
arid Vsympatfrizers, stationed • themselves during- the day.
Atf s .o'clock the number of strike sympathizers lining the
streets 5 \vas augmented by hundreds of men returning
from work, 'who rode in .buses to the Mission district arid
lingered td : share in the demonstrations against the. strike
breakers and ; those'-" persons who had the temerity to - ride
ori'the years.
i In .contrast to the violence in the Mission district
•was, the comparative freedom from trouble in the north
of ? Market, street sections; ; Along Market street itself
there 'were^ numerous instances of ; individual ' ruffianism
and viplencey; but the cars operated on the 'uptown lines
met with no/organized \u25a0 hindrance at the . hands ; of "the
crowds and were packed ; during the day- to a point that
brought a vivid reminder of the straphangihg times before
the, strike. This was especially true , of the Sutter and
Ellis street lines, on many of the cars of which, during
thet rush -liours; - from 1 00 ) to 1 50 fares • were rung up on
a\single;trip. f _ .
v';- \u25a0\u25a0•rXt the'^ferry depot;- the -number :of buses running, in
opposition sto the cars was. diminished! by about halt,
and the -'patronage ? of these vehicles was far less tnan iit \u25a0
had beenVon an\^^recedingday;'
ThyalHtHe^Uriited^l^ilfba^ operated, seven lines^yes-
teniay, between \.7J : o'clack in the morning arid 7 ; o^lock
at night, 125 rears being: in-service.- The Castro line;from
thevfeVries •-..out.;- Market street to Gastro and thence to
;EigHteentht street^ : was operated for the : first time, the
other lines on^ which* service was - given \ being "tHe Sutter;
Eddy^andTurk,;Ellis;iHaight^ The
yalencia V: street cars carried a considerable number
passengers through the\Mafket:street end of their route,
but I were ralmost-asl empty <a^
beyond^tliejjunctipn^ pointlat;^alehcia\streeti ahd/nowhere
'omthe'fMissibnistreet^ line -.was the' traffic of any.consider
able/.prpportions. • - \u0084. ' *. " . _,\- - _
* .From several buildings, in Market: street missiles were
hurled' at different times, Van'd several passengers and-car
\u25a0men- werei-'injured,; though none of{ them seriously. At
of any nature
caused^Ja^cafAto* stop^for- any -considerable lenefth of ' time
gathereel, 'but i the y were \u25a0• generally dis
mmmm^l^sm^'w >,' - • \u25a0 ' -."\u25a0-\u25a0 ;,:,;.; \u25a0 • -/.- , .
persedf.withoutftroublerV'Ciarmen were ; subjected" to many
spett^ lines were
Continued \on \u25a0 Page ". 2, * Bottom Column 1
It's; no fun to be wealthy. "Sounds
strange, but "it's true.* -You'll find an
illuminating article, telling just how; much
fun'some rich people don't have, in
The Sunday Call
Police Refuse to Protect
Passengers From
Citizens Brutally Beaten by
Strikers in Mission
Rock Barely Misses Babe
Carried in the Arms of
Its Mother
The most serious rioting since
Tuesday's bloody battle occurred
on Mission street yesterday after^
noon. The police lost all control
of -I the situation and cars were
bombarded for blocks. In one in
stance ' the strikers boarded a car
and assaulted the crew. Every
car that was turned in at the
Twentieth-ninth street barn at;- 7
o'clock had been stoned, bumped
by. drays and heavy wagons, its
passengers assaulted and its crew
bruised -by stones and beaten by 7 the
"We have shown you that we are
nervy men.™ one of ,the strike break
ers said to Thornwell Mullally. who
was a witness of the riot, "and we will
take cars through any mob In San
Francisco if you will give us back our
guns, but it is murder to send us out
on the streets when/the police either.
can't or won't handle the mobs."
A woman with a baby In her arms
was a passenger on one of the cars on
Mission . street yesterday afternoon.
When the mob charged the car and the
rocks crashed through the windows she
held her babe to her breast In an agony
of-fearl.'An eyewitness states that a
"paving block that came through the
window where she sat passed within a
few inches of the " baby'j head. The
conductor came to her aid and com
forted her until the car had cot cU«
of the mob.
Passengers were followed as they left
the cars and stoned for" blocks until
they had distanced their pursuers.* One
man was overtaken andjcruelly beaten
until he was dragged away, from the
mbb and taken inside the Twenty-ninth
street barn. \u25a0
Strikers ' led the rioting and the
police apparently* were* unable to cope
with the: situation. Mullally, who was
In the thickest of the trouble between
5 and 6 o'clock." said last night: .
"This has been the worst rioting: slnca
the strike was begun. Every c^.r that
turned In at the Twenty-ninth and Mis
sion street barn had been stoned, men
had .been hit, the windows broken and
the -cars bumped by trucks. I saw the
marks of the stones myself. One man
had been hit In the jaw, another on tha
eye.; I saw a paving block pass within
two inches of a baby held in the arms
o* one of the women who was : a pas
sengerfon a car.
"Isaw^a man step from the car at
Twenty-eighth street. .., The crowd
started after him. 1 They were striking:
carmeni They knocked him down and
were beating htm when he was rescued
and taken ,to the Twenty-ninth street
barn. - Afterward I took him through
the crowd to the Twenty-eighth' street
barn and sent him home. He was a car
penter who from fear asked that his
name be not published. -
"When our men were "attacked thY
police 'did not help them— they refused
to doit. The men were stoned all
along the line, especially, at the post-
office, and It was done by striking: car.
men- The attacks became more fre
quent late in the afternoon, and.wbsa
the"* cars were turned. in every car a»d
both.^ men; on -them had -, got It : gooti
and ' hot and strong:.
"How long: Is this goin^ to 'last?
Have we got to have 40 persons killed
before '.we' have the .troops? . How do
we, know who will be the next "to bo
killed? Whocan say It will not be ,he?"
It is Impossible- to record all the acts*
of violence " : that occurred ,in Mission
Continued oa Fasc 2, Middle Columa *

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