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| Impertinent Question No. 14 See Prize Answers on Page 3. VOLUME CH.— NO. 97. Harriman Turns Comedian and Amuses the Irrigation Congress Louis Glass Sentenced to Serve Five years in San Quentin Prison MARIN COUNTY CLERK'S BOOKS SHOW SHORTAGE "Genial Bob" Graham Has tens to Make Up Dis . . crepancy Found FRIENDS GIVE HELP Pay Over Several Thousands and Attempt to Keep Scandal Secret TROUBLE OVER DEBTS Lawyer Said to Have Been . Collecting Salary for Creditor's Benefit • Startling disclosures concern-, . ing irregularities in the handling :oi Marin county funds by Robert ;;E. Graham, county clerk, were /naade behind closed doors at the .•.meeting of the Mafin county board of supervisors in San ; Rafael yesterday morning, and -''before night Graham's friends made up the shortage, which is said to have been several thou sand dollars. Every effort has been made to prevent knowledge cf the scandal becoming public. - The report that the misuse of j ' county funds had been traced to . Graham was made to the super- i .visors by F. Greenhood, repre sentative of a San Francisco auditing company, who has been en gaged for some weeks examining the books of the county clerk's department, •\u25a08-nd Is but a partial report of hi« flnd -, tr.g-j. Every department of the county . government is to be thoroughly in- \u25a0 investigated and it iB possible that the '.present exposure Is only the first of a series.' . 5O EECORD OF VOtCHEUS According 1 to the information placed before the supervisors yesterday, Gra ham has made It a practice for several years to withhold sums of money .vary ing In amount for long period* after receiving It, but already has made good •the greater portion of the shortage. The discrepancy Is said to have .amounted at times to several , thousand . dollars, btit of late to have fallen to a figure which made it possible for .' Graham's friends to meet the situation; '.and cover the defalcations within a few hours after the secret leaked out. 1 The real basis for the report made '-. by Greenhood was the absence in the "county books of any accounting for certain vouchers which went through !Graha.:n's hands. Some of these vouch \u25a0' era date back several years, among' .them being several from San Quentin, j on which Graham made collections,Mn j dorslng them "Maria county, by Robert [E. Grafran ** % These Touchers with the ; Indorsement have been traced from San j Quentin throttgh San Rafael and* to i E&cramento. Several county officials are said to i ; have inspected irregularities In Gra ham's department for cone time, as It has been necessary for Sheriff W. P. Taylor and other county officials to re \u25a0 eort to extreme measures on several -occasions and undergo considerable de .lay before obtaining funds / which \u25a0chould have been on han<l_at the time .called for. It is believed that it was ".Graham's method to withhold funds - for his own use* from time to time, covering his tracks by different means end to return the money at such time as suited his convenience. For some time Frank Holland has been conducting the work of the clerk's ofSce, Graham remaining away agreat deal on the plea of Illness. This, It Is now said, was brought about by worry over the condition of his accounts. There also had been some political fric tion between Graham and Holland, which may have contributed to the former's condition and led to the" un earthing of the irregularities. TROUBLE OVER DEBTS "While every: effort was made to sup press the facts, of the; case yesterday, the formal report sooner or later must be made public, and Mayor M. J. . Pe ' drottl of san Raf ael himself , admitted last night the* nature of its contents. A rumor was current in San, Rafael that Graham . ha* , recently had serious trouble over personal debts "and" that Continued on Page 2, Column 3 The San Francisco Call. INDEX OF THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S NEWS TODAY TELEPnOXB TEMPORARY S6 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER- 6. 1907 WEATHER CONTUTIOXS ."'"-"/; '" YESTEEDAY — Clear; maximum tempfratur;, ! C 6; minimum, 38. _ I FOEEGAST FOR TODAY— Cloudy; light south west winds, . chuiglag to freih westerly. P*r« IX NEWS BY TELEGRAPH EASTERN Former Jodce and other : Pittsbnri? politicians Indicted for tax receipt and roting frauds. P. 3 Manc3eld°s estate, mucb emaller tian sup posed, sees to widow. Paff» 6 . Two crack companies of NchrasUa milltls, in co<-4 of an armory, seize aa abandoned city market bouse in Omaha and defy tbe autiiorl- j ties. V' -i;-'-- Pa.se 6 I Body of ArcfcbSsbop Williams of Boston is placed in crypt beneath altar of cathedral. P. 6 Kensas railroad commission orders tbe institu tion of a 2 cent ' fare and tbe companies will obey. * Paja 6 Federal indictment . is 6erred npon Senator j P.ora'j and others accused of Idaho IhuO i frauds. Pag? 6 i Judge Landis may try to csposo a!l detail* ot | i »dm!nlstration's promise: of lnmiunity to officials j i of Altou railroad who granted rebate* to St*n"3 i ard oil tnist. Pago 2 CleTeland police srrest the widow of Banker John L. Phillips, who waa ' believed to ha*e been murdered by a berglar. Page 1 ' In tbe Chicago pit wheel again soars abore tbe dollar mark. Pa^e 1 Heary Howard Holly, wbo eloped with Miss Cunningham of Oakland and . fied f rom; Reao with Wells Fargo money, Is arrested inK De troit. Pago 1 COAST Union miners of Calareras county end long strike by ousting leaders and electing new chiefs | and tslning companies resume work at once. P. 9 | Jealous husband kills wife and sailor com panion la Vallejo dance hall and then commits '- suicide. ' \u25a0 . Page 4 EDITORIAL 1 Newspapers that help the lottery thieves to ! keep tbslr swindle going. Pag« 8 j Speak oat, Mr. F&irbeiiks. P&je 8 ! Ginger In the driak at Sacramento. Page 8 Measure of value for Spring Valley. P«ffe 8 GRAFT n "-:: Louis Glass is sentences by Judge . Lawlor to iSve^ years *in San Qntatin penitentiary f*r .- th"! bribery cf - former' Suparvlscr Thomas F.~ Lon «rjfan,' . . - > \ • , - Page 1 POLITICAL Executive committee of the Lincoln-Roosevelt league holds meeting in Sacramento, sounds slo gan against political pirates seeking office, ocm pletes preliminary, organization' work and * ap points leaders of league south of the Te hac'oapL: Pare 3 The ten republican delegate* from the Thirty fifth - district Indorse Daniel A. Byan \ for mayor. Page 3 CITY Member of hcustsmitts" onion seeks arrest of suan who shot asd killed John S. Peterson dur ing riot on Labor day. Page 16 President Casey of tea wort* board complains cf tlie action of -the board of education in evict leg the works board from Its quarters. Pag* IS Police find . man who was with Tansey when be killed Policeman' McCartney and declare' that they have complete case against the pris oner. - Page 16 Contest of the win of the late Morris Simin o£\ the eloakman, opens In Judge Graham's court. - Page 9 Many labor leaders attend session 'of court, in boycotted ''caloonman's' case. Page 9 - Supervisors j wrangle over - resolution to stop erection "'of. poles, by City electric company and adopt plaa for . gradual placing of ..trolley, wires underground. Pag* 6 Captain Bermlagham places blame for Colum bia wreck on Captains Doran'and Hansen and Chief. Mate Eendrlcksen. Page 16 E. n. Harriman returns to San Francisco from 1 outing at Kiamath lake and jln Interview crici- ] clses the army transport terrlce for carrying j freight. Page U \ Cavalry - regiment bound for Manila will ar- j rive tomorrow. •- Page' 9 | Large assemblage in St. Mary's' cathedral bears forceful address by Father Sullivan, la which 'be . makes pica for better care of ; the youths of America. x . Pag« 10 - . Lottery sharks '.aanoona* a new list of "irtcky numbers." ' pnblisllag . tho llat four days after the return' of unsold tickets. ; Page 1 SUBURBAN Native Daughter* of the Golden West organise new.< parlor- la' Alataeda. Page 7 Dan Hallahan, ' Oaklanfl . postoffice /employe;' ned by • wife with whom he elopefl •. a .year ago. ". Page 7 Boys' bend "of the Lockwood school at ritc'i borg calls «trlke, payment .' for serrlces.'' - Page 7 Expert discoTers shortage In books of "Genial Bob" Graham. Marln * county clerk, whose friends make good. •' - \u25a0 . .Page 1 Vice ; C President Fairbanks, accompanied .by Senator Fliat and Gorenor Gillett, visits :. Stajj-' ford- university.'" ' - \u25a0 • : Page 6 SPORTS Coach Cameron le»ve« ti> take : charge of ; the* TJalverslty 'of /Nevada Kugby \u25a0 team.' --; Page !XX . Three \u25a0 outsiders and two odds 'on choices win at Petalsma. - Page 10 Tx» 'Angeles defeats San Francisco at .base ball,, checking"* the I home \u25a0: team's * rapid T advance' toward the league ' leadership. :. [ Page X 0 Detroit team, " leader In the close American league * race. ; los*« -to Cleveland. - . . Page \u25a010 Keep Moving, a neglected ; ontsider,, wins * the 1 Great "Filly stake" at Sheepshead- bay.' Page 1. 10 •American; yachts - Chewlok : VIII ' and I Marble bead finish first' and : second In the first \u25a0 beat of the . International contest at Bilbao. ' Page 1 11 i Seattle . atewards rule , ; Jockey - Gross v off \u25a0; the j turf and > suspend . Manders for one year. - "\u25a0 Book maker 4 disappears * with „ Daakroll . 7 Pag* *X 0 _ Sinsabasgb defeats Foley In the Pacific coast tennis . tournament. " ', ": '\u25a0 Page .IX Bef eree Jack Welsh discusses tie Qneensberry rules witb Joe Gans.- Biltlmorp boxer continacj to rule a 7. to 10 choice 'over 8r1tt... ." Page 10 Charles d'Arcy; «t' the t wheel "of ', a' Dragon car j •tarts -oa bis attempt to ; lower t&e record -for \u25a0 the trip from San Francisco" to Uf^.Xork. "P. 6 LABOR ; WSSM Cnlon teamster* are. pleased at the defeat of' Cornelius- P. Shea. ' . 9 1 MARINE I Liner Persia'- sails '. for \u25a0 the far - east - with : ; blsr careo and many passengers; *.' "Page 11 MINING k \u25a0 Goldfield: Consolidated^ Mines . and : Florence, are leading attractions of -the >«tay"' ln'-^the local market. -. "•'/'•. ftge-15 S^SFRANCiSCP, THTJRSD^ £'~ Louis Glass, : financier and club man, sentenced -to ~.d~ term of imprisonment ; in -state's., prison for having bribed: former -Supervisor Lonergan in* the interest of "the local telephone trust.- '- - / Lottery Sharks Advertise New "Drawing Enlighten Dupesv After All- LJnsold^Tickets ? : vAfe;Jßeturiied;;; The unsavory , M.v & ;F; "company emerged) from; hiding -ycstei'day- long enough \u25a0 to - spread before its ; duped patrons . a\u25a0< list of . 'I\icky : numbers,"Xal leged to have , been drawn ; for its c fake lottery.:: last . Saturday. : . The -list^was dated • .August * 31, ibut \u25a0; wasj not -pub lished ; until : yesterday/ four ; 'days 'after all * the unsold •/ tickets -. had ibeen re-^ turned to \ the • office'- of jrthe : M.V&"; F. company, in \u25a0 Second \ street. - . ;' : :-i'-^X ; ; The^ business fof i. thi't : lottery . (trust Hs 80-lilefiral. that ? the jM. &;F.^company published Its list lnsome v of ; ttio-news-: papers -under 1 i the ,'f title, Class H.r~Augu3t r 31, i 1907.7 '"Salomon's even more notorious ; game irVwaa >i«x plolted under.; the caption^ "KumbeTS, Durango, ; Thursday, August I'zß.r. -^ Last Thursday was ; the - day/ on* -which ; Salo mon received back • all of - his"; unsold '\u25a0 tickets." That gave him ;\u25a0 nearly a'Vweek to - fix I his , numbers ; to ' suit himself. * Pormerlythe numbers of the Mexican and the Honduras lottery, lists were declared;; to be ; the; lucky/ list" forl,tiie : local lotteries. There ;was.;theiv" : 'just a ghost of ' a chance : to; win ? a email .prize bccaslonany.\*ButUhe:Mexican;and;the Honduras ' gamca . have ''\ been Z closed ; by an enlightened, public opinion; and now the San Francisco \u25a0 swindlers _\u25a0 make -up, their own ; lists— or. as the lottery" kings express it, "hold their? own. drawings.": These are conducted secretly.^- Not even the police know where the ceremony of puillng.out capital .'prize riumberß takes place. • The ; M. & F. (company rhas; had nearly four full days 'to get .outfits; list : after, the, unsold .tickets were -returned; the. unspeakable: Salomon concern has had; nearly .'J a-,week.'- : ' ::\u25a0 ./.. , . .; ' '"What a chance:- for ,", ther-buyer -<)f tickets !"., said a , detective v yesterday., The M.:& F. company, with. a carefully^ compiled ' schedule ~;of the numbers -of "allT the .coupons ': returned';; by -"the .dis appointed agents on one side- and a blank sheet of paper, on /'which '\u25a0'toTpiace the 'winning. ... numbers' i'on .the, other Continued on Pag « 5, Coi«.- 1 aml'a- Widow of Slain Clubman Is Arrested •Polite of -.": Doubt That Burglar ; I Killed Phillips CLEVELAND,; 0.,f Sept. - 4;^-De yelopmenls \u25a0\u25a0•' in ; the investigation into the- death -of -John.; L._ Phillips, coal operator,. broker, 1 banker and clubman, came thick and : , fasti today and. took ;a sensationaP turn late "this afternoon, when Mrs." Phillips,; the -"widow, was taken 5 into) custody? by ; Chief * of : Police Standberge r ._of ; the aristocratic suburb East .Cleveland. -?- 1_ . CV: Mrs. - : Phillips^had .been : in ar highly nervous state slnca the tragedy early Monday) morning, ; after which the \u25a0an nouncement" was : made , that her \u25a0 hus- bahdC; had- \ been "shot and ..mortally wounded -by ; a ; burglar. She collapsed this afternoon and was not able to at tend the. funeral, which took place from the \ house, } with only near : relatives present. :— • "•.-> - '. It was;- shortly following; .this that Chief \u25a0„;;\u25a0. Standberger J announced ; th^t after^' a'; conference ;:. with i Deputy. Cor oner Houck, \u25a0 who .bad'eonducted ' the In quest,~> Assistant.; Prosecuting; Attorney. Mooney /and -others, Ihe j had; taken * the widow into'-! custody/ and that t four : dep uties would: guard-. her. in'* her" home until t she '-\ recovered . sufficiently. : to \be taken /before -af justice ; of Cthe-peaoe. I. \u25a0 The , police s_are^reticentf and ' Whether they ireallyXbellevefMrs.j Phillips culp-* able _4n^the ' murdeVj; or i merely^ believe that^she Jean: give ractsTconcernlnsJthe tragedy; which .would \u25a0 solve" the'jmys-" itery|does ;ndt; appear .^atithisUlme. v \u25a0 The InquestJnto the death of Phillips was Presumed this; morning by Deputy Coroner ' Houck. .' Dr." O. L. ' Richardson, the ; first .witness, 'testified that he had ivbtibeen JBuraraoned until- 4 a. -m, more" than three- hours after Phillips'; was shot. He. had b-een called by. telephone." Mrs. Phillips, admitted- him to' the house?,-- She , exclaimed:'. V'Oh, •'; doctor: something? dreadful; has <happened.-j' Mr.' Phlilipsthas^beenjshot by a burglar."* - He -found ; the? wounded man- in bed. \u25a0'\u25a0-"\u25a0; - * i "-,' -' \u25a0"•f '\u25a0 \u25a0 .'\u25a0"\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 £&-;\u25a0' \u25a0" * \u25a0\u25a0'•j.-V *\u25a0 "'\u25a0\u25a0."!- \u25a0».*\u25a0 "\u25a0* \u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 "* \u25a0-* \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0'' •' -"\u25a0 \u25a0-- '\u25a0* iHescalledlDr^Rhodes.*^! Phillips asked them^toj-leave^thevbedroom a minute Cußtißued on 'Vuse^jiotSml CoLuaa a* COURT SENDS FINANCIER TO STATE PRISON Superior Judge Lawlor Pro nounces Sentence Upon ;: Louis 7 Glass PRISONER BEARS UP Maintains Composure _and Briefly Proclaims: His > Innocence - *'• '\u25a0\u25a0 '..\u25a0 ' \ \u25a0" .*' . *• \u25a0 - '\u25a0' • PENALTY NOT HARSH Convicted Man Congratu plated by Chief Counsel for the Defense ; Five years in \u25a0\u25a0'_ San Quentin prison was the sentence pro nounced yesterday morning by \u25a0Judge William /P. Lawlor bri Loiiis Glass, convicted of the bribery of? former Supervisor Thomas F. Lonergan. The words of judgment, spoken deliberately and heard ' by but ; few, were '\u25a0\u25a0 laden with : deeper 1 : significance ; -than those which send .the " common . crimihal ; to expatiate his .crime behind ] the ' bars of "the tiary^They; did -not mark , the fall of ; a: human ; from a lower rung^of the "" Bocial ; ladder, "but the" crash from the - topmost «• step of ; a man . favored * by. wealth;, high in ; poisi tion and ,one« the -possessor ; of ; the Continued oa Pace 4; Columns 1 and 3 "PRINTERS' INK " issue of July 24 , 1907: Little Schoolmaster of Advertising) "THE LURE OF THE HAS- WAS You ; find v them • wherever there j are The Grand Old Tradition type of periodical 'advertidng ;^ mediums— • -the medium isn't altogether worthless to Grand; Old ••-There; is at the advertiser. For certain commodi- ; ; e^rv < 3rv amOne * 7PEPMS ° f ties : it is . indispensable. But every The GrVnd Old Tradition Is a news- V of this sort "? c . s from JJ 5 «ty paper > tiiat,;- so.^ far *as }' direct s pulling *° *****? PP r cent ?f? f business tlurt is power £is f concerned,'' has .• a : : great f u- inserted , by advertisers without in- -iturei behind; it:- On Vacttial-r returns vestigation of circulation or keying of from keyed advertisements; it would " res « lts -" The solidest conservative almost Hnvariably ; prove to > be^ the business houses, inexperienced in ad- \u25a0•:\u25a0 riiost costly" medium in its territory/ vertising management., of ten begin in "class or ! traded and for "the fi average the \u25a0 Grand Old Tradition field wjth r advertiseriit would;6ften be'better to their whole;^appropriations, ignoring • leave it off his list entirely. -.Yet when newer, brighter and more popular - "-.--\u25a0 it ;comes":to advertising patronage mediums .that reach the whole people. >"; and advertising^revenue these Grand New advertisers cut their eye teeth Old ; Traditions j are ; usually 'valuable " p n * t* 1 ? 86 . Grand Old Traditions, and publishing properties, to which -busi- in .their ingrained respect for prestige, ncsa gravitates despite their unpro- ignore real values in .buying advertis- ductiveneis. \u25a0-"< s ing. Many a business house, through "If that newspaper**:^^circulation ran « conscientious ;trial of the Grand Old , downitosbnly -a. tiiousand-copies a Tradition, have decided that adv^rtis- day," said an authority, speaking of ingrdoesn't pay. .^ acertainiGrand^Old^Traditionan.the Don't; undervahie the Grand Old metropoHtan^field; "and the pub Usher Tradition. Even" if it is given away, could keep : his circulation • secret, : it - s o. me people probably read; it But would still fcarry: as much advertising r eliminate ~ all considerations* of \u25a0:^^pres- asv:it\4oeB;now. ; : Advertising's' the -tige V in* pur chasing, advertising space. last, thing tblflockto'aiperiodicaVand : No;^matter^^ who reads a newspaper, thelast thing ito leave -it" its only;, value -to, the '.'advertiser is The :; Grand i Old Vamong : what it will-bring in dollars.in com- w "'- newspapers are .those that refuse to petition with all other -newspapers. talk fof theirlcirculations^ileavingifig- S^. s . messmsn observe no traditions in , ures to y^ungerian labor or, trans- v competitors/* and^restin^^onCprestige^^POrta^o^As'they/advance from the The , Gran d; Old Traditions are fsilent^: sentimental- to the : actual ;m buying , ; -ltoo; : :arid'to(queriesJqii* t circiUation"'mat-;'^ * ters^ their pubHshersFreplyrthat^ every onprestige and more.on results. --' • cultured home has itcKhavei such rep- The .Grand i Old Tradition newspaper .\;, . . resentativeTi periodicals^; and; the; ad- -is, entitled to ,a;trial .with aU other - \u25a0 : ; ivertisef needn't worry; ; about theVcraM : me^ tras - ; But - investl g ate it- K?Y "\u25a0 figures of a" circulation "that'reaches »t~lt^ may not be; the, medium it . everybody": worth while. ;: used "to be: ; Perhaps it never was." |^^^^^^^^^^gSI| Call THE GALL is THE PABER QF TODAY \u25a0:';. A Newspaper, All the time for All the people. v The GalKs;oniy interest is\ the people's interest. ; Monday is the birthday o£ the J^^ioniyi bear. Next Sunday a hand isoTge^poster in colors will be published in his \u2666 honor. You will find it in THE SUNDAY CALL El#|r Henry H; Holly Taken in Detroit Will Be Returned to Reno for Embezzling Money From Wells, Fargo & Co. Special by Leased Wire to The Call ; RENO. Sept. 4.— Sheriff Ferrell re celVed advices from Detroit today that Henry Howard -"rHolly,; who some time ago eloped with illas Cunningham of Oakland and was later accused of em bezzlement by the "\Vell3 Farko com pany, has , been arrested in Detroit , "Holly's career In the west was re plete with excitement. Coming: from a prominent: southern family, he first went-.to Oakland. He became a mem ber of., the Reliance club there, and finally eloped with\Mlss Estelle Cun ningham,, a beautiful girl.- He was ar rested on the' charge of stealing Mrs. Cunningham's diamonds. The charge was not pressed. Following "this escapade he came to Reno and was employed , by Wells, Fargo. : Becoming suspicious of the manner In which he gambled, his em ployers^investigated his books, found him : to. be -1700 short in his- accounts, and; swore out a warrant for his ar rest. ' Before ' th© warrant was served Holly 'escaped. "When arrested In De troit he .was attending a social func tion in -high society.! Wheat Soars Above the; Dollar Mark Special by Leased Wire to The Call CHICAGO, Sept. 4.— Pyrotechnics in the wheat market- today approached .those: set off when the market whizzed over ? the dollar mark ! last May. Great strength in; continental; markets., in •slittnt claims :of frost damage 'in the Canadian wheat* country, and talk thatv" recent* export;. : sales.'- hay« been much larger than the total made public started^the ; marketj up.' and -tips on the monthly ""re'pdrtt of ?B. ;< W. 4 Snow, added the last -.touch, which makes "a :big jbull market.- Prices r soared .over < 3 cents above yesterday's close /f or " the'- active deliveries, ; and . the : advance landed ' De cember .".well - over the .even ; $1, that mohth^*. touching $1.01 %. - May, reached $1.07^4. . There was an enormous tradd and shorts were in a panic. PRICE FIVE CENTS. : MAGNATE WINS APPLAUSE FOR FUNNY SPEECH Gives Oregon a Facetious Slap to Get Even With . Governor STAR AT CONGRE& Watermen Urge Him to Gc On Talking and He Enjoys It ' SEEKS GOOD OF ALL Railroad Chief's ; Dearest Wish to Tell Troubles in Meeting Martin Madsen SACRAMENTO, Sept. 4.— The new Edward H. Harriman, bubbling over with good humor, facetious, surprising in a degree and glad to meet the iirigation ,ists, who grow crops for his rail roads to haul, made an addres3 before^ the National irrigation 1 congress tonight, literally- invad i ing the camp of the older Roose i velt and carrying off the plaudits of enthusiastic,, ...acclamation. Everything is Roosevelt here, for the irrigationists look, on the president as the greatest and best friend they ever have hadv But - in the balminess of the evening a brotherly kindness reigned, and»*.