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Events of a Day in Four Counties About the Bay
Water Committee Makes
Two Ardent Appeals to
Government May Aid in the
Acquisition of a New
Through two resolutions adopted
yesterday by the water supply com
mittee of the allied commercial and in
dustrial organizations, the board of
'supervisors is to be appealed to to save
the cJty from danger of a water fam-
Arxe. One resolution is to the effect
that the city attorney be instructed to
confess Judgment in the suit against
'the city brought by the Spning valley
water company to prevent the col
lection of the low water rate for mu
nicipal consumption of water. The
resolution asked the board to adopt
an order whereby the water company
can secure an additional revenue of
$240,000 annually, which sum is needed,
it is declared, for the reconstruction
of the pipe line from the Pilcarcites
rer-ervoir across the San Bruno marsh
to Lake Honda. The Lake Hor.da reser
voir holds the water supply used in
case of fire. The startling discovery
has been made that the water has been
sinking at the rate of 25 per cent of
the reservoir capacity during the past
\u25a0six weeks.
The second resolution was an appeal
to the supervisors to rescind the reso
lution which declared the Hetch-Hetchy
valley supply unavailable. On the
night of July "4. 'at S^3o o'clock. Sec
retary of the Interior Garfield, who
will be in this oily, will meet With
the committee on water suppiy to con
sider the question of the federal gov
ernment giving San Francisco a water
right to the surplus -water in the Tuo
lumne region. j~vi ;
There were present at the meeting,
\u25a0which was held in the rooms of the
merchants' association in the Mer
chants' exchange building yesterday.
Colonel W. H. Hcucr, chairman of th»
committee; Walter Mac Arthur, secre
tary; James D. Phcian, Michael Casey,
O. X. ilclntosh, Isadore Jacobs and C.
H. Bent ley.
In the executive session the commit
tee discussed the valuation of the
Spring valley water company's plant
with a view to recommending certain
portions of it for purchase by the city.
Colonel Heuer and O. K. Hclntosh re
cently made an inventory of the prop
erty and reported that those parts of
the property which the city might
need are worth less by approximately
56.000.000 than the charge of $31.
000,000. which the corporation would
make the city.
Colonel Heuer reported to the com
mittee the result of his examination
of the Spring valley system. He told
of the serious condition in which he
found the Lake Honda supply. Isadore
Jacobs spoke of the da.nger of fire In
which the city would be in case of a
further curtailment of the water sup
Colonel Heuer stated that the com
pany was now working to put the
Pilarcites pipe line on solid ground,
and would continue the work to July
15 in hope that the supervisors would
grant them the additional income. It
was reported that City Attorney Wil
liam Burke had advised the commit
tee's representative that the proposed
action of the city In confessing judg
ment would be legal. If that action
Is not taken the pipe line work will be
James D. Phelan reported that he
had a letter from Secretary Garfield
in which that official stated that he
had reserved the night of July 24 for
a discussion of the Hetch-Hetchy pro
ject. The committee is not committed
to that plan, but considers the valley
as one of the available sources which
must be considered.
BERKELEY, July 13. — Professor
Charles W. Woodworth issued a state
ment this morning denyinr^he charges
<of plagiarism made against him in an
jinterview at Sacramento attributed to
Horticultural Commissioner S. A- Pease.
."Woodworth is accused by Pease of us
ing the writings of Gossard. without
jcredlt, in a university bulletin on the
•white fly pest. Also, the commissioner
charges the professor with a desire to
take credit for work done by the
horticultural commission In supre.sslng
ithe white fly pest. Professor Wood
sworth said today:
It is ilfneolt to btlieve that Commissioner
Fcase Bade the etatements attributed to him
I treat that he ha* been misquoted. I am not
pullty of plagiarism, nor does the entomological
peptrtn>*nt of the university desire credit for
tie connexion's work. The work of the com
mission in the white fly matter has been n*lf
toearted, and not such as I should desire credit
for. Orders were given by the commission to
th« Marysville orchardlsU to cut down trees
infected with the white fly, the work to be
<lone . b 7* Juljr S - When l *"*\u25a0 recently
about 60 frees out of 1,000 had b»en cut down.
tThe commission* order apparently remains to be
Caneernte* the charge that I have used Go«
eard's writings oa the white fly la my bulletin*
without giving er«dlt. I have but to say ttat
wherever Gossard's work U nsed in my bulletin,
credit nas been given. Goseard's name aunears
In the bulletin. E« and I worked toretter six
or s*vea years ago In the south on the white
£y pest and information on the subject pesslblv
Is similar In a degree.
Commissioner Pease U credited with sarinr
that to« university desires to get Into the white
fly eJtuatlcn and jraln the credit of the work
done by Importing Prof. W. T. Clarke from Ala
bama In the campaign against the white fly
The absurdity of that will be 'understood when
It Is known that Professor Clark, a former
member of onr department, was on his way to
California froa Alabama \u25a0to resume - his work
here before It was known that the white fir ex-
Jsted la California. 7
OAKLAND. July 13.— The steamer
Excelsior, lumber laden, while making
)ts way to the ; wharf of the 'Overland*
lumber, company at the southwest cor
ner of the Webster street bridge, : col
lided this -morning, with a dredger, of
the Atlantic Pacific ; and • Gulf : dredging
company at work In the estuary off the
foot of Washington street. '
\u25a0 The : dredger sustained a z heavy Jolt
from the noee of the steamer, the large
'spuds • that held the big, suction digger
Jtn. position being Enapped off.* .Both
crafts became 'entangled' and drifted to
the north side of the channel, bringing
up on a mud bank at the foot of Frank
lin street. 'When separated -.; the > Ex
celsior was moved to ; the lumber .-wharf
and the dredger was hauled up on the
mud flat*' on the south- side of the
tstuary. HMMHBHHHII bff
St. Elizabeth's- Parish Plans Improvements
"Fruitvale Pastor Secures Means to Rebuild
OAKLAND. July 13.— Under the di- \
rectlon of Rev: P. Victor, rector. of St. ,
Elizabeth's church, Fruitvale, extensive j
improvements in the parochial build- . i
ings, including the church edifice, the |
school and auditorium, have been j
planned. The church front is to be re- j
j constructed, and an addition is to be j
i made to the school to meet the in
creased demand upon it by reason of
the growing population. '
Father Victor, who is a- member of
the monastic order of Franciscans, has
nade an appeal to the friends of the
church, to help in his effort to meet j
the call upon him for larger quarters i
and' better accommodations. The pa
rishioners have taken a lively Interest
in the plans of improvement, and have j
arranged a series of entertainments'
toward raising the money necessary to
carry forward Father Victor's . ambi
tious projects.
The first of the benefit events will
take place July 25 at the new Fairlawn
hotel in Fruitvale. There will be a
banquet and a musical entertainment.
The program will bo arranged by a
committee of the parishioners. Excel- •
lent talent in vocal and instrumental
numbers will take part. M. L. Rose,
the Fairlawn manager, will have
charge of the banquet, at which many
prominent Oaklanders and Fruitvale
residents will be guests. The details
have been given into competent hands
to work out for a social and financial
\u25a0 Officials of the United Railroads an
1 nounced last night that in anticipation
of a heavy traffic to outing places this
afternoon an additional number of cars
will be placed on the Park and Cliff
House lines. .
The running of the cars yesterday
was attended by no special incident.
The usual number of vehicles were in
operation. The officials of the street
car company and the carmen's union
expressed themselves as satisfied with
the outlook. The members of the car
men's union busied themselves with
making preparations and securing sub
scriptions for their new publication,
The Picket, whose first issue will ap
pear during the wsek.
The general campaign committee of
the car strike issued the following
statement last evening:
At the end of the tenth week of the strike
we find that the United Railroads has been un
able to improve It* service from what It had two
weeks after the strike bepan. Despite the
statements of the company of improved service
and more cars, the following accurate table will
show the number of cars in operation for the last
12 days: Jnly 1, 207 cars: July 2, 202: July 3,
220; July 4, 215: July 6. 210; July 6, die- July
; 7, VO9; July 8, 213; July 9, 209; July 10; 2i4
This will ghow positively that the - company
has not been able to Increase -its. service. The
mechanics In the barns and the workshops are
leaving. They cannot secure and retain compe
tent men. The result Is that the cars on the
streets are in a very dangerous condition, which
Is evidenced by the motors burning; up, control
lers flashing and air brakes jetting out of order.
Several of the old platform men who returned
to work have become diagusted and again left
the employ of the company, x
Both the United Railroads and the California
street railroad company, in their desperate ef
forts to obtain railroad men, are employing men
whom -they, formerly discharged for dishonesty,
draikesness and general lncompetcncy. - :'
Judge Says Conductor ; Did Right in;
Shooting to i^rotect Car
Abe E. Dupree, the motorman of a
Castro street car who "was arrested on
Friday night at Fourteenth and Market
streets for firing two shots in the air
to intimidate three men who hurled ; a
piece of -asphalt through a window of
his car; was discharged by Police Judge
Shortall yesterday. The court said that
he had a perfect right , to protect the
car and passengers from injury: by
hoodlums. . ,v/ 2
The charge of assault to murder
against William A. Fargey, strike
breaker, for shooting Thomas P. Stack
in the leg! during a riot at Eddy street
and Van Ness avenue on the night '\u25a0\u25a0 of
June 1, when Fargey was: shot in the
back ,of >; the _ head,, was . dismissed by
Judge Conlan yesterday. The judge re
marked that '-. Fargey acted ;In % self-de
fense, and that*^ it, was a sad com
mentary on existing conditions that a
man, whether a' strike breaker, or. mem
ber of a! union, could not J, walk along
the streets without I being pursued by a
mob and -his life; threatened/ .
Leon /A chard, an > Inspector \u25a0 of the
United Railroads, was* fined ,s2o: : by
Judge Shortall on a charge of ;. battery
for striking F.- Turpin, a painter, be
cause the latter happened; to look into
the carbarns in Halght street.: '
Theodore . V. Halsey, outside man of
the Pacific States : telephone company
and awai ting . trial . on « indictments . pre
sented "by 'the grand .'jury, -withdrew
yesterday . from the, district . court Tot
appeal his application for a writ of pro
hibition to • restrain Judge Dunne from
proceeding with the? case. -.'Attorney
William ; P. Humphrey » appeared iyeater
day morning ; and stated \u25a0. to ' Clerk | Ha^
zelton 1 , of \ the: court that he wished u to"
take back , the ; petition.' :'\u25a0 He would"- not
say. why. that action was taken.
N. \u25a0 : Boqm i and - Thomas Short, ~ assistant United
States local inspectors of steam ressels, formerly
\u25a0tatfoaed \u25a0 at - Seattle. l«ft • tor ? that plaoa < j**
terday f or «30 day«, Texatioa. •-* \u25a0• -r. —
\u25a0THEVB^^EB^CTS6O^Gi^:-.:mnroAY^^feY. : li; 1907.
' CHARGE. ' -;-v-<
SEATTLE, July. 13. — Before a large
gathering of Christian Endeavorers in
Tent AVillistoh today Rev. Ira Land
rith, D.D., regent of Belmont college,'
Nashville, Term., in an'addrerss on' the
subject of "Graft and Grafters". linked
the names of Roosevelt and Bryan' to
gether as the" greatest fighters the
country has ever known against graft
and corruption. \u25a0' ;_; _
He stated that graft such as is. prac
ticed in many portions; of the country
is little less than murder, bringing in
as it does impure milk and impure and
adulterated foods that caused alarming
* Rev. Edwin HeylDelk. D.D... pastor
of St. Matthew's Lutheran church,
Philadelphia, made an address upon
Training and Civic Conscience," in
which he denounced , the action of - the
governor of Idaho\-ln" the alleged
abducting of Moyer. and Hay wood, and
asserted that the judiciary of Idaho
was corrupt. ;.
A considerable flutter ; was;, caused
among the women In the big tent" by
an address by: General Secretary/Wil
liam Shaw, in which he .denounced
bridge whist, and declared that a
beneficial social revolution : would ~ take
place if the women would s devote : the
same energy to promoting the patriotic
leagues as they do whist, : '
Not last among the interesting feat
ures of the day was the discussion of
the subject," "The " Laboring ; Man and
the Church: How • ito:;:i to :;: Bring ; '.Them
Together," at the Washington Presby
terian church. .The discussion; washed
by R"ev.\Charles j Stelzle, \ superintendent
of the department'of church' and! labor
of the Presbytertari home 'board of, mis
sions. : Rev. : Mr.":: Stelzle J that
the church was too narrow, in its views
to at present i secure » the beßt member
ship of the men and ; he;'ad
vocated a heartier ; effort to secure ' the
world's : workers "in -the ranks of the
church. •
Today's program of .the 'twenty- third
annual international convention' was \u25a0 a
long one and ; all the meetings were
well attended; • ;• >
;'• In-, the United : Presbyterian church
plans for extending the ; Christian En
deavor work were . discussed under : the
leadership of William ; Shaw, ; general
secretary*- of; Boston.-;!^"Esperanto,; or
What One Language for'' All ; the -World
Would" Mean to ; the • Christian : Endeavor.
Movement,":?, was '\u0084: . at \u25a0- : '.: the
Swedish Baptist church'under^the : lead
ership rof % Prof essor ]f Amos V R.: Wells;
editorial K secretary Sof \the United ? so
ciety, and i editor iof * the \u25a0 ChristianVEn
j deavor World,; Boston. . :
\u25a0 SAJN RAFAEL, - July 13. — The San
Rafael Improvement club will ; hold f its
fourth annual fete J next Saturday.'
Through ; the • kindness ; of Dr. and v Mrs.
Crosble: the grounds ' of the Mount Tam
alpais % : military ; academy : have f4been'
loaned for;, the,' occasion.', - "The I Village
Pestlval','.- is . the" name/selected v f or^this
entertainment '; by * the*-. club,~|. which reh-J;
deavors to find a new. -name: for. Its fete
•very/year." '£-£-. ;~,\\ j
\ The ; grounds ;.^will - be \u25a0?• open.' at ' 2:30
o'clock iin ; the / afternoon and : again , at
B^o'clock | in\th« [ evenin g. '',The '} -Western
dramatic 'T company ,; y will '-\u25a0'. giy c \u25a0} a * play;
Among' thoselwho! have' promised .; to
take : part-a are^Mrs. . ; W. :: H. \u25a0 Taylor; and
Mrs;/ R. j Menzie.3? 1 Others attractions: on
the program are side shows and booths,"
vaudeville \ and i cafe fchan tan t. \
». The committee ! members J are F the f f oi^
lowing: - MtkiW.' It Taylor; Mrs; R. Men
ri«s, i Mrs.' \u25a0' J.I Spreckels, Mrs.^ SldaeyJ B:
Cashing, Mrs.' « Barclay. I Mrs-t Cilnnea/
Mrs, ' Orey Short, Mrs. Mackenzie, Mrs/
Burrey, x Mrs;? LansdaJe,? S Mrs.tTnutton
Beale, -;\u25a0} Mrs.^ Sneyd-Kynnersley, t 3*Mrs. i
Latham \u25a0? Me Mullen,* ;s; s Mrs. \u25a0 , " Follis, i; Mrs;
Carroll; , Mrs. *:'3 Berry, -^ Miss ' ; . "- Mabel
Crainer.i- Miss , : Sirard.'i' r Miss .-, Bender,*
Miss I Sidneyi $&. p Smith, | Messrs. % Frank
H.V Johnson,'^ Anderson, ; 'f Barclay \u25a0:? and
Sirard.' : - - -
Suit Is' Instituted by State
Attorney General to En
_ force New Law
Concerns Alleged to Have
Agreed to Eliminate - •
: TOPEKA, Kan, July 13.— Injunction
suits^were filed in the county .district
court here today by Attorney General
F. S. Jackson against 62 foreign flre
insurance companies; charging them
with alleged violation of the state' anti-.
trust laws.'. The suits are based on in
formation : furnished by Charles ;-H.
Barnes, \ superintendent of insurance,'
; and seek : • to\ prevent the companies
from using the Eldridge rating sheet
in.writing. Kansas insurance. The suits
involve every . flre insurance company
within the- state.
' In the: 'affidavit filed by the attorney,
general he says:
"There'is in existence In the state of
Kansasan unlawful arrangement, trust
and combination"' in. restraint ; of the
business of ; flre insurance within the
state of Kansas. The above named de
fendants are members and participants
in such unlawful agreement, trust.-and
combination; by means of suchunlaw
ful_ arrangement, trust and combination
the, costs and rates of insurance to the
citizens of "Kansas is arbitrarily fixed
hig-h and extortionate by one Charles
E. Eldridge of Shawnee county, who : Is
agent or; other general functionary Jot
some character, and who by common
concent of the above named defendants
and by, certain .unlawful arrangement,
combinations and agreements between
them, \is authorized and permitted by
the above named | defendants to fix the
cost and rate of flre insurance." -
.. Barnes alleges - that competition
almost totally abolished and the rates
an_d",cost of Insurance fixed so high as
to be prohibitive in many Instances.
This; is the same bureau which Webb
McNall putVout of business while he
wa§ superintendent of insurance. J - r-Itr -It
was then known as the Clarkson bu
reau. Eldridge was a clerk there at
the time. :, '
Judge W. W. Dana, who heard the
attorney general's application later,
granted % a temporary injunction. - The
attorney -, general announced that he
would seek to have the injunction made
permanent. . The court did not set a
date for the'hearlng on the application
for a , permanent order. |
The attorney; general went further
than applying for, an injunction against
the companies. He specifically asked
that if the defendant companies fail to
, comply with the orders of the /court
a receiver^be appointed to take charge
of the property of each company in
! volved.
REDWOOD CITY, July " 13.— County
Clerk Joseph H. . Nash believes San
Mateo leads the '" state : In \ its number
'bl- hunters. Within 10 days 400 per
mits have been issued and badges given
to Presidents who intend - to ' bag - game
within the bounds, of the county. This
unusual run upon/ the officials has de£
pleted the v stock of permits and now
hunters must wait until the flsh com
mission forward a new stock of the de
sired "credentials. \u25a0 \u25a0'.
'j Not only has the number of , male
sportsmen , been, large, but included ;in
the ;.Vhunting 400"". are two : young ladies
who ' desire to carry \u25a0a - gun for * sport's
sake. .; - Gussie Hlggins, a -fair young
sharpshooter of Half moon Bay, and
Helen . Gould, a 'clever; young lady
of; Redwood City, are the two Dianas
of the. county. ',
\u25a0.;\u25a0 The •] local huntress is a crack ; shot
and;* In "her own \u25a0 words, \ "would - rather
hunt 'v. than V eat." All of the : permits
issued with the exception of two"; have
been' given; to citizens," for which }al|l
fee has been collected. .Two foreigners
have taken out permits and "paid the
tax of $25.
• - ; The following program will r be ren
dered in* the park. this afternoon?;under
the; leadership of ; Paul Steindorff:
March, ,;."The' Peacemaker*" r(Rossiter) ;
oyertureiV^«'Lustspiel" -\u25a0-\u25a0. (Keler JBela) ;
waltz, "Artist's -Life" (Strauss) ; -solo
for \u25a0 * flute," : selected,^ by » Slgnor. A.' Lom
bard!; selection , f rom > "La Traviata"
(Verdi) ;; overture, • ''Daughter of '/the
Regiment 1 ' .(Donizetti) ;. concert polo-,
nalsei. (Vidal) ;: selection"; from "The
Burgomaster" . (Luders); .military
march}: (Schubert)..'; :» .
The Connelley Liquor Cure
, effects ;'a'i permanent, ; non-injnrions . cure » in
\u25a0 three weeks' i time, without unpleasant after
•:' effect. %Wrlte . for .:. testimonials < : and ; . list Kof
'references. All correspondence confidential.
\;»4th'and Telegraph aT..; Oakland. :Oal.
fBl3 Clay St.
The Celebrated Chinese, Tea
i\" and Herb Doctor
SnCCESSFDIXXxTBBATWX'-' ,. .'. rU, I. '\u25a0
. '-. -': ' \u25a0 - , ; * Sncectiw f to ' \u25a0.-'\u25a0; *;- ? '
f . :dr::;wong|w66\S
Young Girl Imagines Her
self Responsible for
Babe's Illness
ske;will recover
Mistaken y in Believing She
/ Was to Blame for
. Passing of Child
ALAMEDA, July 13.— Believing that
she was responsible* for the death of
her year and; a .half old- stepbrother,
whomf she' had let fall from. a baby
carriage a month ago. Miss Kittie Brat
tan, '; 18 J years'; of 'age, 'drank carbolic
acid immediately after the child's, death
this afternoon. She hovers^ between life
and 'death In. the Broadway sanato
rium. .: ' - V v
; Miss Brattan lived with Mr. and-Mrs.
Joseph: M. . de Sota, the latter being
the; .young woman's "mother, on the
Captain ;R.R. r > Thornpson place, High
street and Central avenue. Her step
father ',; Is a- horse trainer and keeper
of the Thompson grounds.
\u25a0 .While ; Miss Brattan >,was wheeling
her | little stepbrother,^ Elmer de Soto,
In his baby buggy, four weeks ago the
child; toppled out . of the vehicle and
thereafter; became ill. During the- in
fant's^ Illness the young woman was
very ; devoted to'; the . little patient. She
said repeatedly that it was her fault
that; the baby had been taken 111 and
chided. herself; constantly for what she
believed was her carelessness in hav
ing:.:, permitted.; the little one to fall
from the buggy.
: When the baby died this afternoon
Miss Brattan was at the bedside. As
soon as the' end had come the young
woman ran wildly , from the apartment
and into - the kitchen, . . where she
grabbed , a bottle containing carbolic
acid. Before . her sister, Miss Stella
Brattan, could prevent the act she had
quaffed half of the poison. A call was
sent in \u25a0 for; the ; city ambulance and
the would be. suicide was moved to the
sanatorium, where she was treated by
Dr. J. A. Rlley. The physician; sue
; ceeded in relieving the * patient and
gave it as his opinion that she would
recover. . . .
Dr. Riley, who also attended the De
Sota child, said" that the" baby died of
spinal meningitis and: not as the result
of any shock or injury, that he may
have : received in.: the fall from the
baby carriage a month ; ago. The phy
sician said that Miss Brattan was of
a hysterical temperament and that
her worry \u25a0 during the illness of her
little^stepbrother had temporarily un
balanced her mind.
Oakland! man annoyed
by ringing of doorbell
George M. Thompson Accuses Mrs.
. M. Babcock of Being Source
v \u25a0 vof : Much Trouble
OAKLAND, July 13.— George M.
; Thompson, .914 Magnolia ..street, this
morning swore to a complaint charg
ing Mrs. -M.". Babcock, "i who occupies a
part of the same house, with disturbing
the peace. Thompson alleged that Mrs.
Babcock has a penchant for ringing
the doorbell of the house, He said that
he was compelled to substitute an eleo
tric bell for the old; style jingle bell,
and that when he i did so Mrs. Babcock
tore the push button from .its place.
The complaint also recites that Mrs.
Babcock on one occasion : instructed her
children to 'smear^ the front;. porch of
the bouse with butter to annoy Thomp
son. - i . ; - •'
IWO " Ijpl^f I •
BbL^ Rockers
l^«^ V^P^ffln 'Representative of the if^^^fe^&> \ 1
|fflj^S^^i{^o|lja 200 that are placed on sale W^^^'^SMi. ft if
li^fasS^S^*Mr ) THIS week All finishes y^WK?^^^ /Wl!
'Pliilf ' °^ woo^> father and velour jjl^fe^-fp^^^^ f| || |j ;
*^B ' .-Better Credit Terms at From $15 this Rocker is cut nearly I'j
o , . j 1 \u0084 •, , _ - _ . .half. Solid oak, m weathered r,
. Selected oak, golden or weathered ; | Lower Prices golden Antwerp or early English
lT a ?liMn at - a r n i ba^tl fin r-TIF- A n*U U Genuine leather up- Cfl Kn
Not $12.50, as formerly, I; UU Than Any Other House hoistery. $9,511
; \u25a0 . but *'\u25a0\u25a0"*.*'" *'•.••=*"• •••**, \u25a0; \u25a0 \u25a0 , mmim T^^^^ mm^ mmmm mm mmm ~^~ m - •t*t. ••*••* •-. "• \u25a0' U
Sale of Dining Room Chairs - T^^^^Tl h
.We 'are showing -this week a big, shipment^ of new patterns. They are the l.^Jr"' ~i*^?|- >v '-/ !
best that 7 have; come to the coast in- years. Prices way below usual this *\ \ tf \
week.. ' : Bjl.-iHJJMfIfSi ' • i |jf
THIS^"FULL^ BOX SEAT DINER gives affair idea'of these .V|| ; 1C > t .^=»^ _ Jfr . ]
!,4values.v -It': is -r quarter^ sawed '^golden oak, polished finish. 4) /. I J '^cJ^^^v (to
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Miss Justina Wayne
Will Appear at'
Ye Liberty y
OAKLAND, July 13.— Miss Justina
Wayne,' a beautiful young Calif or
nienne, who has won laurels in the
east by her clever ingenue work on
the stage, has ' been cast in the v lead-
Ing role of "The Professor's Love
Story," J. M. Barries delightful comedy,
which will be presented Monday night
at Ye Liberty theater. Miss -Wayne's
appearance will be doubly interesting
to Oakland's theater goers in view of
the fact that the ever \u25a0 popular char
acter actor, Frank Bacon, will make
his reappearance at Ye Liberty after
a year's absence.
Miss Wayne has returned from a sea
son with "The Prince Chap" company.:
having closed a short time ago in Bos
ton. 'The ' eastern critics gave the
dainty actress high commendation for
her delicate handling of Claudia.
As Lucy in Barries play Miss Wayne,
the theater folks say, finds a part to
the portrayal of which she brings an
intelligent and well trained professional
capacity. Bacon takes the role of the
professor, in which he has been suc
cessful elsewhere.
The registration office in McAllister
street opposite Hyde will be open from
S:3O a. m. to' 5 : p. m. on . and after to
morrow. On July 22, 23 and 24 the of
fice will be kept open continuously
from 8:30 a. m. to 12 o'clock midnight
till the registration for the . primary
election will close. Tomorrow will be
the; last day' allowed voters to change
their residence In order ; to vote at the
primary, . and they must reregister if
they move.:"--..
J. Laurenson, 18 De Haro street, was
struck 'by a train at Fourth and
Townsend streets last night. His left
arm was broken and he was Internally
injured. It is believed that. he will
die. Laurenson was employed as a
warehouseman by the railroad com
pany. . . -< \u25a0 ,
Deputy Clerk Hires Attache
of District Attorney
to Defend Him
Claims She Gave Money to
J. F. Glover to Open
OAKLAND. July 13. — Proceedings to
Judge Ellsworth's^court today over an]
attachment suit brought to light an un-j
usual tangle of official and private husl- \
ness, which involved deputies -In th» j
county \. clerk's office . and the district •
attorney's department. ',
A week ago Olive Scully levied upon)
a saloon in Broadway, near Seventh 1
street, to recover by attachment $3,000;
and interest which she asserted she had;
lent Deputy County Clerk James F.
Glover. It was set forth that Glover;
was the owner "of the resort and that,
the cash had been used to start th» ;
business. " The woman, through the
sheriff, caused a keeper to b« installed
in the saloon. . j
Glover employed Chief Deputy Dia-»
\u2666r«it Attorney W. H. L. Hynas to protect.
his interests. While examining the>
papers this week the dr»covery was
made that the county of San Fran-;
Cisco, instead of the county of Alameda,
had been used in them. '. This alleged {
defect was taken .as the basis of an •
appearance before Judge Ellsworth to
day by Hynes with a motion to dis
solve the - attachment. That was th»
order of the court.
Attorney Douglass from San Fran
cisco*' representing Olive Scully, noticed
the error in time to apply for the issu
ance of a second writ of attachment.
He repaired to the county clerk's ofilco
and was there met by an obstacle in
the shape of a question as to tha
legality of issuing a new attachment
before the old one was dissolved.
Advice of District Attorney Brown
was sought.. That official, according
to Attorney Douglass, declined to take
part in the affair, in view of the fact
that his chief deputy was acting as
attorney In the case. Brown said that
this was Hynes* private business.
The complication . that ensued left
the county clerk without an adviser
in the case. Meanwhile the old at
tachment had been dissolved and At
torney Douglass was left upon his own
resources. He said that he would
doubtless file another attachment, go
to the courts and fight out his client's
OAKLAND, July 13. — Rev. W. D.
Slmonds of Seattle, who has accepted
a call to the First Unitarian church of
this city, has sent word to the board
of trustees that he will commence his
work here September l.\ He^ranks as
one of the leaders in Unitarian thought
on the Pacific coast. He is an eloquent
and scholarly pulpit orator. , His peo
ple at Seattle offered a considerable
increase in salary to their minister
after he received the call from Oak
land, but the tender was declined.
HATWARD, July 13. — The town trus
tees have directed the Town enfflneor
to submit plans and estimates for a
new sewer system. Discussion of a
project for bonding to build the system
and to erect a new town hall -will ba
taken up as soon as the plans are per

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