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Terms by Mail, Including Postage (Cash With Order): DAnT CALL (Including Sunday), 1 year- fg.oo 'DAILY CALL. (Including Sunday), 6 months $4-00 DAILY CALL — By *sng!e month 75c SUNDAY CALL, 1 year ....$2.50 WEEKLY CALL, 1 year .' ...SI.OO rr , npipv ) Daily SS.OO Per Year Extra Pn"TAr*P ' Swflay *4.15 Per Year Extra ru " 1A(lU ) Weekly .' $1.00 Per Year Extra Entered at the United Ptntes Postofflce as Second Class Matter. ALL POSTMASTERS ARE AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE SUBSCRIPTIONS. Sample Copies Will Be Forwarded When Requested. Mall subscribers in ordering change of address should be particular to give both NEW AND OLD ADDRESS in order to insure, a prompt and correct compliance with their request. LINCOLN-ROOSEVELT LEAGUE'S SIGNIFICANT VIC TORY AT SACRAMENTO THE very striking victory of the Lincoln-Roosevelt league in the Sacramento primary is notice to the "organization," which means W. F. Herrin, that its place is in the political ash barrel. The San Francisco primary tol4 very much the same story, although not in such emphatic fashion. A vote of 4 to 1 in favor of the league makes a remarkable demonstration of public sentiment. The address issued by the league in Sacramento tells the storj' and assigns the cause, which is not at all peculiar to that city and covers the whole state, to wit: The organization has disrupted the republican party of Sacramento by forcing program nominations contrary to the wishes of the voters, thus making the republican party a mere machine to do the bidding of a few bosses for their own profit and to serve private interests. The scandalous history of the state convention at Santa Cruz, the juggling and trading in nominations, judicial ami executive, at the bidding of Herrin, are bearing fruit in public resentment and disgust. All over the state the same feeling finds expression.. The influential republican press of California is unanimously behind the movement to destroy the domination of the Herrin ring. The occa sional supporters of the gang are hunting their holes, among them such as William E. Bargie of the Oakland Tribune, who is for the moment chiefly conspicuous by his absence. It was time that something were done to lift the disgrace. What could be thought of a gang that saw fit to put oh the repub lican ticket for a high state office a man like Andrew Wilson, boodler. who has escaped the penitentiary by the skin of his teeth, but still draws $4,000 a year from the state of California by the grace of William F. Herrin? The gang got its notice to quit at Sacramento in tones that will not be misunderstood and the lesson was needed. The only way to convince men of that stripe is to hit them with a club. They have controlled things in California .so long and so com pletely that they are become drunken with power. On no other theory can be explained their insolent refusal on the eve of elec tion to grant a Sacramento franchise for a railroad jthat will com pete with the Southern Pacific. And the United States attorney for this district, Mr. "Go to Hell" Devlin, sent his partner to oppose the grant. This indecent spectacle supplies the measure of regard in which public interests are held by Herrin and demonstrates the tight grip that he holds on the official machinery. The people have resolved to break that grip- They are breaking it.-^ WHO ORDERED THE COCKTAILS? IF the Fairbanks cocktail is to become an issue in the forth coming national campaign the voice of the people will demand, in no uncertain tones, something more definite in the way of specifications. What kind of cocktail, for - instance ? It' might be the insidious Manhattan or the dry Martini, or even the beguiling Gibson. Some of these potations are reputed by the experts in such vanities to have hygienic virtues, like, for example, the Panama cocktail, which has been compared by high authority to cough medicine, partly because it tastes that way and in part because it drives away the pestilent rheums and damps. We pretend to no knowledge or skill in such hot and dis obedient medicine, but in its bearing on this controversy, recently revived, we have the word of Bishop Berry of the Methodist church, who protests. and declares: \ (1) That the vice president did not order the drinks; (2) that he did not even notice that they were on the table; (3) that he never touches a drop of intoxicating liquor; (4) that "it is well known that. Mr. Roosevelt likes it now and then," and (5) that the arrangements were entirely in the hands of the caterer. -Ju*>~~'- The good bishop adds that "either President Roosevelt or Sec retary Loeb, and not Mr. Fairbanks, ordered the cocktails served at the luncheon tendered them by the vice president at Indianapolis." Now, of course, that points an easy way out of the difficulty. Put the blame on Loeb. He is used to it and that is the way he earns his salary. But it seems that this patient beast of burden kicked at this final straw. It was the last ignominy to imply that he would assume to give orders in the house of his host. . He retorts with generous indignation: The statement is too absurd to be given any credence. Neither the president nor his secretary either directly or indirectly, ordered anything of any kind at the luncheon in question or at any other luncheon where they were guests. \u0084 In this hurly burly of bishops and presidents and their under studies, making the welkin ring, the mere man. becomes bewildered, but if a suggestion might be hazarded it would be to hang the offense on the caterer. It is always safe to. blame the cook. 4 He is not running for office and the devil made him. Remember that, Bishop. TWO BUREAUS WITH A SINGLE THOUGHT THE immunity granted to the Chicago and Alton by the gov ernment parallels the case of the San Francisco grafters. The railroad company turned state's evidence against the. Standard oil trust, and the federal department of justice grants immunity therefor. The offense committed by the railroad company was quite as serious as that cf the Standard, but <it was not possible fo convict either without the testimony of the other. That "is txactly the case of the bribe givers and the bribe takers in San Francisco. They are equally guilty, but .the prosecution has pre ferred to strike at the source of corruption in the same fashion • that EDITORIAL PAGE News Item: A Russian newspaper refers to the United States as "the new world power." A" . the federal government pursued in prosecuting the oil trust, which forced rebates from the railroad company. The parallel is pursued still farther when we find the active literary bureau of the 5 Standard attacking the, government because of the immunity granted to the railroad. Harper's Weekly leads the pack in full cry. Blanche, Tray and Sweetheart give tongue. Colonel "George Harvey declares that the conviction of Standard oil is "a travesty on justice." People generally understand all that, but it is quite suggestive when v 'we find identical "tactics in use by the United Railroads'; literary bureau, which is' so active in San Francisco arid the neigh-; boring cities. These mouthpieces of the street railway corporation are vociferously of opinion that it is a bitter shame to" prosecute the bribe givers and let the little rascals go free. Two bureaus with but a single thought. ;• THE 'Alabama state bar association, with the purpose of ex pediting justice and bringing to an end the law's delay, proposes that all the states shall e^act a statute to this effect: No judgment shall be set aside or. new trial granted in any case,. civil or criminal, on the ground of misdirection of the jury or the improper ad mission or rejection of evidence or for error as to any matter.: of pleading or procedure, unless in the opinion of the court to which the application is made, after an examination of the entire cause, it shall affirmatively appear that the error 'complained of has resulted in a miscarriage of justice. That is already substantially the law in California, but it is held in very slight regard. The trouble with all such legislation is that it leaves in the appellate court a discretion to decide what is and what is not a miscarriage of justice, and from the very nature of the case it is impossible that this discretion shall be taken away. A judge whose mind naturally runs to technicalities. and trifles can readily find reason for believing that a miscarriage of justice was due to this or that trifling flaw. The only cure for the law's delay is to cultivate a better frame of mind and a sense of intellectual humility in your appeal judges. The supervisors did well: in denying the bill for four dictionaries for the board of works: • Shovels are . more needed. On account' of the failure of the cocoa , bean crop chocolates | will be dearer. But the dears will -have them just the same./ >:- > The Chicago and Alton railway has at last v been given its ; immunity- bath. It has been in hot water, so lomjthat the bath wasn't; really needed. Frederick Weyerhaeuser, who owns many million acres of timber^, land, says that "it is an outrage^th.e .way the wealthy men of this " country are attacked." Truly awful 1 Give \up your ; billion, Mr. Weyerhareuser, ; and spend the rest of your days -in- peace. If you don't like the. abused there are A. Higglns of Merced is staying at the. Dale. r . '^ - . ' " P. E. Roadlser'ls at the Hamlin from Logan," la. t ' -; ~ J. W. Walden of Eureka Is staying at the linpcrla!. S9fißfiß9Bß^i^Pi . James Deegan of. Carson City is at the Baltimore-. '^^§^B^^ifflH» A. X; Doyle of Los Angeles! is fat the Grand Central. >"* y , . " .^William Chandler*; of Vacavilla is a guest at the Dale. • : * W.G. Pierce, of St. Paul registered at the r Jefferson yesterday. E. -F.. Kaufman of JPoint'.West, ,Tex, is registered at the Dale. / , ; " . Charles Allen, \ a 1 merchant of: Stock ton.'ls.at the Grahd'.;Central. - Dr. ; J.- R. Judd. and, J. A.^Gelman of Honolulu are at -the Jefferson: \u25a0, ; T. J. Yost - registered^at " r the vßaltimorev Balti more yesterday.^ from', Stockton. \u25a0 . li." ' • L." ; Knd'pp* and i Mrs. Knapp : are at the St. James from r Los; Angeles. ; -E:;-'M. Sbawtahd^Mrs. Shaw;of ? Cln^ cinnaM- J4.re-a,t' theiGra'nd 'Central. ;• ; ! T. i D. ; McKay,: agent ~ for ~ the i Pacific Mail at v .Yokohama,'; arrived on the A, BETTER FRAME OF MIND WANTED % NOTE ; AND COMMENT > Personal Mention^ No Wonder plenty who are willing to accept it with your wealth thrown in as an inducement. * It ;. is only natural that ; Fred Miles, on trial in, an Oakland court for fel ony, should endeavor, to establish an alibi .by saying that he was miles away from the scene' of the crime. The Louisville Courier-Journal says that .-Judge Alton Parker." is - just .as much a presidential "possibility "as when he was nominated before. That can be- taken as sarcasm or a compli ment, just as one pleases. v^The Pasadena Star/ iri telling of the growth and ambitions ,\of Los An geles, declares that that city is not content to-be . second to San .Fran cisco. ;It is doomed to a long and weary period of discontent. . Siberia yesterday and is at the Fair mont \- •.:' ; ; . '•\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0;. \u25a0-; :\ - ' ,W. C. . Hyde of New York is among the guests at ? the Majestic annex. J. F. Wool weaver, • 'a -merchant of Wellsville, Ohio; ls;at;the Hamlin.- :: J. -Crocker and Mrs.' Crocker' are at the Majestic from San Luis Oblspo. v Miss v Dee J Rogers* of \ this city has located permariently'at the St. 1 James: >.-, George ,W. ; Greenbaunv registered - f at the Dorchester \u25a0 yesterday from : New York. ' ;\u25a0;; G. A. Knoche and Mrs. Knoche of New Tork. are. at Jthe' St. James for the winter.-; , \u25a0 - • Oliver. C^Conway, a real estate man : of. Los Angeles, Ms? at the Hamlin-with Mrs. , Conway. . - ; .:. j O, ; Henry, and . family. ;who have re turned . from . a -tour, of the orient,^ have apartments at the Imperial. . *F. - L. ; Morgan v and ? Mrs .' Morgan .'arid CG.7. Lynch and ' Mrs. ; Lynch \of 'i Los Angeles are > at^ the: Majestic. '" '- C. M." Hobbet a mining man : 6f-:Gold fleld.\is^a, r guestiat : theiFairmont.' He ia . accompanied by ; Mrs., Hobb. :•: • By The Call's Jester WORDS TOldß TROUBLED Maudie. — Certainly It is proper to take the young man's arm at night In public. Even hanging on tight and leaning up close is perfectly permissible in shadowy places. It is surprising that you should ask whether It is proper to hold his hand in a streetcar. Never- do such an unmaidenly thing; make him hold yours. . . Chawles.— lt certainly, .was embar rassing that, you should wipe the table silver and polish your plate with your napkin the first night you dined at her house. To have . explained by saying that, you got the habit through eating In. cheap restaurants would have made matters worse. The only thing left for you to do is to get another girl, and to be more careful next time. .Claude.— lt.: was : entirely, your own fault that you put ..the receipt for the two and [ a half in the pocket of the dress suit that you hired for the opera. You might : have known * that it would drop, out and lead to the discovery of your crime. You did not improve things much by, saying that you had loaned your own suit to your brother, if, as you -say, he weighs. 40 pounds more than you" do and was off on his vaca tion anyway. \u25a0 Alysse.— Don't - you fret — hell be back. Two hundred' and forty thou sand, did you say? "While that is rela tively a small amount, being. only the plus In the -Standard oil fine, it looks pretty. big to a shoe clerk. He is. try ing to break ; your proud - spirit. When you get him you can play even by mak ing him continue to work fora living. Percy.— lf you don't know which fork to use for- the salad compromise by using a spoon. \u25a0 . \u25a0 : Mamie.— He should not have done it. \u25a0 Make the evidence against him com plete by permitting, him to repeat the offense several times, then It will be time v enough to consider whether you shall tell your mother. l ODIOUS * Poetlcus— l think I'll • write an ode with the ultimate triumph of art over commercialism \u25a0as j my. theme. jMoneycus— Hope you 'get enough for it to pay that ten you've owed me for the past year. \u25a0'.\u25a0•" '. ~ A DISMAL PROSPECT The .cannibal klngr was plainly angry. ."I had 7 to -eat half 'a dozen of my subjects," ho- said, "while -waiting for that last' lot of skinny missionaries to fatten. f If; this sort* of thing keeps up I'll have to eat s the whole tribe, and then- the; missionaries: will stop com ing. And Ido hate vegetables." 4 NO DOUBT ABdUT IT Conductor-^Did I get your fare? "Passenger— Well, you put It in your pocket, and you didn't ring It up ; so I guess you've got It all right. The State Press on Standard Oil ,On top of it all is the probability that John ,D.. Rockefeller hasn't > personally handled more than about $1.85 of real money; in . any. one day for the past 20 years.~Los : Angeles Times. '_\u25a0"\u25a0-• The; Standard oil , company of New Jersey will shortly find that the hum ming .and ;,buzzing- : about :; its 'ears', is made, by; a larger and enemy - han ; the \ redoubtable- Jersey • 'skeeter.— Los Angeles Express. i. How would vi you like 'to have the earning::: capacity' of .the Standard 'oi! ompany. of ./Indiana?—^Fresno Herald .nd. Democrat. ' . . '/.' - It^is :not true that: the ' Standard oil is -going; to ; "reform." It, is merely; go n?r to "re-form," and so'give : the"puhlic another -race •- for its : money.-^-Sacra mento Uhion-V/; "\u25a0: •\u25a0- ".•."-;•-.\u25a0"\u25a0' — •; - course." the story 'of, the Standard's Istound! ngj gains ;would.'. not alone con vict ;it of .. illegal .practices.;;;The^nar rallvc,', howeyer.ieven -without .the^other disclosure3, ! 4would'be;quite[sufflclent-to convince'; the "faverage^ citizen .that: the 111 1 us t's I vast j accumulations • represent • a systematic C off. plundering \ that has ! 1 no v? precedent \ in>-the % annals v.of monopoly.— Sen Diego Unlon. I fS||S9HH| SEPTEMBER 27; 1907 THE INSIDER r \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0. • - \u25a0 • Questions why Addison Mizner is mentioned in Chambers' new novel and wonders if the authors ask pay for complimentary notices T-N ID Addison Mizner have to pay to get 1 J into Robert W. Chambers' new novel, \u25a0\u25a0— ' "The Younger Set"? •^He 'got .what in newspaper advertising circles is called a reading notice— an ad for his business of supplying .fancy bric-a-brac to the rich and the newly rich. On page 19 of the latest book by the author of "The Fighting Chance," Mrs. Austin Gerard, a wealthy woman, is showing her rococo home to her brother, Captain Selwyn, the hero of the tale. "It. isn't so bad^from the outside," she says, "and we have just had it redecorated inside. Mizner did it." Brewers pay to get the names of their product into musical comedies; I wonder if the rule applies to popular novels. A few lines further down Chambers gives a reading notice to the Holland hotel. While he had his hand in with the Mizner family he should not have switched, but should have named the caravansary which Wilson Yerkes Mizner is conducting in New York. Mizher advertised ' in Smart Set Novel Though with all the preliminary press notice we have not yet seen Ethel Barrytnore in that dramatization of a Jack London Klon dike story, one of London's most famous short stories will shortly be seen in dramatic form. This is **Just Meat," which R. H. Kirschner of Bo3ton lias dramatized for the vaudeville stage. As I recall the tale it is dramatic enough, but ghastly. A man steals a lot of gems, then two burglars rob him of them, incidentally killing him. They hold a conversation about the hereafter, concluding that there Js none, but that man i 3 "just meat." Each poisons the other, hoping to get off with all the swag. When each discovers the other's , treachery neither will permit hi 3 pal to leave the room so as to secure medical assistance, lest the other one* recover and take aIL It is a» near to the primitive bone and raw Sesh as anything in the literary line I have ever read. London* s Story on Vaudeville Stage One of 'the most exciting of the early day horse races, that took place in San Fran cisco, called 'then Yerba Buena, was held in '47 between Canalo, a roan owned by W. A. Leidesdorff/and a bay called Hiram, so named by James Hudspeth after the man from whom he borrowed him, Hiram Smith of Napa. Hudspeth knew Canalo, having come across the plains with L. W. Hastings, who made the journey on the roan. Canalo had won everything in sight after Leidesdorff .bought him from Hastings, so one of the Sanchez boys induced him to challenge any horse in the state to race Canalo for $500. Hudspeth, knowing what the Napa horse could do, borrowed him and accepted the challenge. Hiram was a good sized bay and had been used as a plow horse, but had a lot of speed. John Stilz of San Jose was hired by Hudspeth to bring the horse to San Francisco by way of Martinez and San Jose. He was brought across the strait 3of Car quinez all right and was stabled for the night in Martinez. Before morning some one stole him, and it was two weeks before Hudspeth recovered him, out of condition and without the training needed/ But Hudspeth was deter mined to race him anyway. He had Hiram hoisted into a scow and conveyed across *the bay, arriving just in time to enter the match. The whole town turned out to see the race, which was a 600 yard dash oyer the JVssion Dolores course. T. M. Leavenworth wa3 starting judge and Hiram was ridden by Granville Grisby. The result was a surprise, considering the big bay's condition. He gave the roan a thorough beating. Dozens of SO and 100 vara lots, now worth millions, changed hands, cash being scarce in those days, and the backers of Hiram had their pocket 3 stuffed full of Alcalde deeds. Hudspeth. then bought Hiram for 50 head of Spanish cattle, worth Real Estate Was C-f; Wagered on Race The Smart Set AT: 12 o'clock today Mrs. Florence Stone Darragh \u25a0 will be quietly married to ' Alexander \u25a0 Fraser Douglas In the home of her aunt, Mrs. L. L. Baker. Only relatives will be present, about 20 In number, little Miss Katharine Darragh, as flower girl," being her mother's sole attendant. Mrs. Darragh's gown will be an elabor ately made crepe de chine, .champagne color, over blue silk. With this she will wear a wide hat of the same shade of blue and carry a bouquet of exquisite orchids. The wedding ceremony will be per formed by Rev. William Kirk Guthrie. Immediately afterward a supper will be served, Mr. and Mrs. Douglass leaving on the afternoon train for the 'southern part of the state, where they will spend their honeymoon. Upon their return they will take possession of an apart ment at Jackson and Lyon streets, where they will be for the . winter." Both have many friends here and .will be a valuable acquisition In the social world" this winter. Mrs. Darragh Is a handsome woman, and charming as well. She returned from the Philippines only a fortnight ago, where she went in the spring with her sister, Mrs. Daniel Shean. Since her return Mrs/ Darragh has been with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Stone, at the Hotel Stanley. , Mrs. W. B. Bourn, her daughter. Miss Maude, and Miss Anita Dibblee will return this afternoon ' from a delight ful visit to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. They made the trip in Mr. Bunting's private car, "El Fleda,** v and have been ; gone nearly three weeks. Mr. Bourn, ; who accompanied the party as far as the , canyon, has gone -on to New York, , where business - will keep him tor some time. One: of the week's big, bridge parties was , given yesterday • by , Mrs. James Robinson in her home here. It was fol lowed, as Is so much the custom : now, by an informal tea. to which a score of friends who do not play were especially bidden.- Miss Elena Robinson, who has been "abroad with" Miss Pillsbury for more than ay year, has cnanged hei plans and. will be home again next month. -They; are now In. Paris. Miss Robinson's health Is much improved and she has enjoyed her trip Immensely. A luncheon Is planned for ; Tuesday next by. Miss Marlon ' Newhall, to be given In ' the Newhalls* home for Miss Margaret Hyde-Smith to about a dozen of , the. younger social set. Miss Hyde- Smith has selected her bridesmaids, who will be present.' They are Miss Helene Irwin, Miss Julia Langhorne arid Miss Marion Newhall herself. ' Miss Gertrude Conditions in California .'.,.: Irt.CiltfauU Promotion cwnsutt*. wired tha following to iv «utera iama la s« Tork yesterday: B&SHBtSSSI Eurek. ......... ....;... ...Minimum B« .JUximaia 84 Eaa Francisco. .; .Micfcana 56 .Maximum «7 San Dieso ... ........... .Minimum 52 Maximum 74 Bank claarinyi for the weei ended. Thaiidty nooa, Sept. 2«. 19C7- Ban Francisco .... $42,609,095.51 X 306 ...... $43,050,691.10. .Inc. 1% ; 19 °5. ...... 83.435,110.28. .1nc. 27% Los Ancelu ....,10.331,093.00 1358 -.;.;-.. 10,304.287.0t. . 1nc. ta*ht : : Oakland .......:. \ t.4M,5M.4« 1908 ...... 2,897,191.42.. Dec. 20% Ban"Jo»e ........ 550.319.05 1908 .... '575,361.01 Dm. *4 -r > f^?- "\u25a0•; * ' •-' 860 ' 2SO - »» > }*» ••• • • .Ha clearing hoa« ' Total cle«ins» for the -week in fira Calif oraia cities, $53,459 384.00 \u25a0 hat'Voamenced on ,tne new iiaadard ff a W electric' Une from Saati Cnu to SoqueL The same lino will ,», extended from Santa Croa'to Capitela. Aa item of con struction •will be. a hourr concret* aridje o»er the San Lorenzo ri*er .; < I'^c «terior I. finished on>e Morsan btriMln, * t ; Second ard Klwion .treetoi, San TrancUco. Tha. i»a rix .torr brick . .truoturo 75x100, and will co»t $100,000. It wfll U ready for occupancy by Xoremtar 1. Hyde-Smith will be her sister's maid of honor. Mrs. Bogue and Miss Vlrgllla Bojrne left on Wednesday last for the east, where. they expect to remain for some time. Quite a large bridge party win be given this afternoon by Mrs. Charles Perkins, In honor of her sister, Mrs. Kendal of Los Angeles, who is visiting: In the city. The prizes are exception ally pretty, and as Mrs. Perkins 1 guests are all good players, the afternoon promises to be a very entertaining one. , An informal post hop at the Presidio tonight will draw "some of society's* young people to the popular \u25a0 station. Visitors from all the bay posts will be brought to and fro in the tuy, and the dancing will be followed as usual by a supper at midnight. Mrs. Wlnslow Anderson will give a large dinner on Saturday night for Mrs. Frank Moffltt. who Is being much entertained because of her approach- Ing departure. , Mrs. Moffltt leaves very shortly for New York, and may extend her trip to England and tie continent in the apring. The Invitations for Mra. Tnea Shorb- White's skating club have been de layed, and will probably not reach her list of guests until early next week. The opening meeting, however, la a week from Monday night., which gives the young people plenty of time yet to accept for the winter season. About 200 Invitations will be Issued, end al most that number will probably meet at the Auditorium a week from Mon day night. At an Informal tea In the home of Mrs. John Nightingale yesterday the engagement of Miss Florence Nightin gale Boyd to Dr. R. Godfrey Brod erlck was announced to some of her nearest friends. Misa Ellen Page, her cousin, was hostess, and chose thU always popular way of telling the news. Congratulation! followed, for both Miss Boyd and Dr. Broderick are well known, and the announcement has pleased both families Immensely. No date Is yet mentioned for the wed ding, which probabTy will take place before the new year. Friends of Mrs. Eleanor Jarboe will be. glad to know that she is returning from New York and will spend the -winter in San Francisco. Her sister. Mrs. Joseph Tobin. probably will be abroad for some time to wme, although she originally planned to return for December"* of this year.