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Four Aspirants to Governorship
Declare Allegiance to "Big
Stick" Policies
T'Dore Bell to Head Bourbon
Ticket to Be Chosen at the
April Conference
That Theodore Roosevelt is esteemed
fey CaJifornia politicians as a name with
which to conjure is indicated by the
formal and informal declarations of the
four avowed candidates for the repub
lican nomination for governor.
Hiram XV. Johnson, invited into the
Kubernatorial race by the Lincoln-
Roosevelt league of republican clubs,
declares that ho -will make his light as
a disciple of Roosevelt and as a cham
pion of lhe former president's policies.
Secretary of State Charles F. Curry,
in tiie fight without invitation from any
recognized faction of his party, and
\u25a0whose absence from the fight would be
welcome to several factions, is a Roose
velt admirer, too. Curry believes that
Roosevelt is the greatest politician of
the age.
Phil Stanton. forced into the. fight.
quite against his will, of course, by a
party of his Los Angfles friends. Is a
Roosevelt man. He would have it
known, more particularly in southern
California, that Star.ton and Roosevelt
are old j»als In the statecraft business.
Was it not Speaker Stanton, with the.
\u25a0 ground slipping from under his ffet.
upon whom President Roosevelt relied
when he wanted to defeat anti-Japanese
legislation and Jaj3anese exclusion reso
lutions in the California legislature?
It v.-as. and .Stanton modestly admits it.
Alden Anderson, who will receive the
organization's support for the nomlr.a
; lion, says he Is a Roosevelt republican;
that lils record sustains his affirmation,
and that neither accusation nor stump
speeches by either friend or foe will
make him anything but a Roosevelt
"I have always been a Roosevelt re
publican." said Anderson yesterday. VI
have always stood for the Roosevelt
principles and I shall stand for them in
tliis campaign. lam not the candidate
of any faction. When the proper time
comes I shall formally announce my
c*ndidacy and submit my name to the
people. I believe in the direct primary
law and I believe it should be tested
out in the spirit In which it was drawn.
'•I have no hobbies to ride. In fact,
I am disposed to believe that we have
too much law. I would. If it were pos
sible, put some restriction upon the law
making power, that is. as to the num
ber of bills that might be introduced at
a legislative session. We would have
fewer and better laws. It is impossible
for a legislature to give propor con
sideration to the great masses of bills
thrown in upon them.
"My candidacy is not the result of
the interest of any faction In the
party. My standing With the people
will not be affected readily by what
any one may say. I have been plant
ing orchards and building houses and
a railroad. I have taken part in the
development nf California. The spirit
of CaJifornia Is the spirit of progress.
The people know my political and
official record. I have always been
Interested in and stood for reforestra
tion. for reclamation^ for Roosevelt's
policies. These things rather than any
other influence have resulted in mak
ing me a candidate. Nothing that any
person can say will affect my record.
I <lo nof see how the candidacy of
any man should affect mine. The peo
ple have the primary law. They can
choose their candidate. I believe in
leaving it to them. The demands of
\u2666**••• Campaign will probably result in
c n : stive campaign. I would be quite
•nt to leave the matter in the
ha '*\u25a0 of the people without campaign."
": c Lincoln-Roosevelt leaguers are
ing to wage a, vigorous cam
,—«,.. for Hiram W. Johnson. John
son was able to leave his house yes
terday. He went to Santa Rosa for
consultation in the Doctor Burke case.
State organization work is under way.
Organization in San Francisco will be
left to the committee of 15 chosen to
represent the independent republican
The committee of 15 has been sum
moned to meet on Thursday night to
take up its work. The enlargement of
the. committee has been agreed upon
and a. number of prominent independ
ent republicans have been invited to
.loin In tho committee's work. Among
those who have been asked to accept
places on the committee are Byron
Mavzy. Marshall Hale, Fred G. San
"born. Henry L. Day. Isaac Penny, Her
bert L. Rothchild, A. G. Boggs, John G.
Jiapp. Louis Depaoli. J. C. Currier, W.
31. Humphreys. G. H. yon der Mehden.
It is semiofficially announced that de
mocracy will select an entire state
ticket in Its state conference to be held
In Lob Angeles April 12-18. That Theo
dore A. Bell will head that ticket none
pretends to doubt- Naturally enough
Bell says be will not be a candidate un
less it is demonstrated that his party
wants him to run. That demonstration
will be produced at Los Angeles. The
Bell wing of the party has been In con
trol of the organization for two years
and it Js fair to assume that Bell's ad
mirers will be something more than a
mere majority of the Los Angeles con
Senator George W. Cartwright of
Fresno is mentioned for democracy's
choice for lieutenant governor. Tom
Gibbon of Los Angeles is also sug
gested for the second place on the
democratic conference ticket. Cart
wright is the author of the anti-trust
law which bears his name. He was a
member of the committee eWsen to
pass upon the direct primary bill be
fore it was introduced and in 1907 as a
member of the senate committee on
elections was a consistent champion of
the direct primary constitutional
amendment. He was a clean and cap
able senator and some of the democrats
believe it better to accept the reason
ably certain chance of returning him to
the senate than to take the exceeding
ly long chance of electing him lieuten
ant governor.
Gibbon is the leading: democratic edi
tor In southern California, a capable
man and his advocates advance the geo
graphical consideration as one of his
Etronj? assets.
Senator A. E. Campbell of San Luis
Obispo. a holdover. Is prominently men
tioned for attorney general. George W.
l^ane'« name was well received at the
fggent conference in. this cily.but Lane
lias declared that he is not a candidate
for any office.
George M..Pcrln«, speaker. pro tern of
the last assembly, .has . formally an^
nounced his candidacy, for ' Marc An
Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys
School Women's Club Makes a
Formal Request for
[.Spec/a/ Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTOX, -Fob. 21. — The School
Women's club today made formal re
quest for funds for the purpose of es
tablishing a children's playground. The
club has been waging the campaign,
fduoational in nature, for the last month
or more.
There arc 4,957 boys and girls in this
city under 17 years of ape, and the city
ordinances prevent children from play
ing In the streets. "The school grounds
are inadequate.
The club has two projects. One is to
establish small playgrounds in each of
the wards, and the other to establish a
!arsv playground. The women desire to
carry out both schemes. The members
<>f the committee in charge of the cam
palgn for funds are: Frances dv Brutz,
lOthelind W. Bonney, B. Dena Lottman,
Augusta. and Maud A. South
Affair to Be Largest Held in
Northern Part of State
[Special Dhpatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Feb. 21. — The executive
committee, consisting of George F.
Hudson, .1. M. Eddy, George Baker, li.
B. Oullahan, John H. Smith and Louis
Wctmbre. in charge of the arrange
ments-for the aviation meet March 3
and 6, met today and outlined plans
for making the affair one of the big
scst yet held in tha northern part of
the state.
A letter was received from Charles
V. Willard stating that he and Charles
K. Hamilton, who are now in Santa
Itosa, desired to participate in the event
with Colonel Johnson. They offer- to
fly during botli days for $3,000, or $2,500
and 25 per cent of the net receipts.
The meet will be held at Oak park,
where seating accommodations will be
made few 20,000. The meet will be ad
vertised within a radius of 100 miles,
including San Francisco and bay cities.
Court Throws Out Suit to Re
cover Gambling Debt
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Feb. 21. — Justice A. C.
Parker today threw out of court the
suit of Galbraith against Brown for
$33. a gambling debt. The court said:
"This case reeks with such ter*is of
the green cloth as the 'pot,* 'kettle,'
'beans,' 'chips,' 'percentage.' 'rakeoff.'
'waiting for a live one,' etc., with a
fight between gamblers thrown in, and
has about as much place In a court of
justice as a horse thief in paradise.
Whenever a case of this character lifts
its polluted head in, a court of justice
it is the duty of the court to lop it off
instantly. For the reasons here given
the case should be thrown out of court
and stricken from the files, and it is
so ordered."
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 21. — State Engi
neer Nat Ellery has been appointed
special agent of the office of publit
roads for California at a salary of $1
a year.
The duties of the office will be to
obtain data on road building in Cali
fornia, which data will be turned over
to the department of agriculture.
The salary was placed at $1 a year
to prevent Ellery from holding a lu
crative federal position while serving
as a state officer.
thony's seat in the state senate. He has
addressed a circular letter to the re
publicans of the twenty-fourth district
soliciting their support and asking
them not to pledge themselves to any
candidate prior to June 1.
There was a renewal yesterday of the
rumor that Henry T. Dalton of Alameda
county would get into the race for the
republican nomination for governor.
According to the rumor which has been
current for two weeks, Dalton is to
have the support of J. O. Hayes. "Sad
Eye" Jim Kelly of Los Angeles and
"Jack" Sullivan of Sacramento.
Braves Assemble Today
The indorsement of Hiram W. John
son for governor by the Lincoln-Roose
velt league of republican clubs is ex
pected to incite the state league of
Iroquois clubs to perform a similar
service- for Theodore A. Bell and the
democratic party today.
. The state convention of the Iroquois
will assemble this morning at 10 o'clock.
The day sessions will be held at 216
McAllister street. The conferences will
close tonight with a banquet at the
Argonaut. Among the speakers will
be Judge L«.ttimer, Thomas E. Hayden.
Walter .Mac Arthur, Theodore A. Bell
and M. C. HasaetL
The northern California braves of
the Iroquois tribe have heard that there
is opppsition to Bell south of the Te
hachapi. The south will not be weJl
represented In the convention today,
but it is announced that the local club
will be governed somewhat In the mat
ter of indorsement for governor by
the temper of the delegates from the
The Iroquois are anxious to get
democracy's candidate in the field and
they declare that Bell's opposition ;to
the Southern Pacific company makes
him the logical candidate. The con
vention is expected to draft a platform
for the party's candidate. Presumably
that platform is to be ratified subse
quently by the state conference at Los
Angeles. If it is not ratified by the
state tconference the world will know
where the" Iroquois club stands. ;It is
also promised that the convention will
condemn the primary law and propose a
simplification of its provisions.
Ribs of the George W. Elder
SAN PEDRO. Feb. 21.' — The steamer
George- W. Elder was rammed today
while lying, at. her [dock here by the
steamer Homer, , which was about to : tie
up at the wharf. Aside from a: broken
ftem the ; Homer suffered no damage,
but several of the " Elder's ribs were
broken and plates sprung.
Handsomest Baths in tin* World
. The Lurline Baths. Bush, and Larkin
streets, in -the heart of the s city, cost
nearly- $200,000. Ocean salt water,' fil
tered in sanitary filtration plant,~in<tub
baths and swimming pools: < Open even*
ings. .Visitors are welcome. V%B£f&
THE SAX FKAXOISCO CALL. TUESDAY,"vEEBRPARY -.22. \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0,1.910.-
Indian Finds Bones on the River
Bank While Hunting
REDDING, Feb. 21. — A. skeleton, be
lieved to be that of a woman, was
found today on the banks of the Sac
ramento river near Redding. The dis
covery was made by an Indian while
hunting driftwood. Coroner Houston
declared after an. examination of the
skeleton that he believed the woman
had been murdered. '
Preparations Made for Dance in
Masonic Temple
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON. Feb. 21.— The members
of Stockton division No. 567, order of
railway conductors, have completed ar
rangements for their annual ball to
morrow nJg-ht at Masonic hall. Neat
invitations in tho form of a telegraphic
train order have been Issued. ' »
The committees in charge:
Executive committee — L. A. Morris, A. C.
Harrington, J. S. Heury, W. C. Yates and M.
H. Cooey.
Rpccptlun committee— J. S. Henry, O. F. Rick
:ml, D. iiillllan. A. C. Harrington, H. A. Clark
and J. W. Greenlaw.
Tickot conductors— ll. W. Shrader and Bert
Floor director— iM. H. Cooey.
Moor managers— (J. I). lIIU, W. C. Yates, G.
D. White. Mi C. Williams, G. U. White and
K. C. Murphy. ~~
Many Delegates Attend From
Various Parts of County
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
NAPA, Feb. 21. — The sixteenth annual
convention of the Napa County Sunday
school association was in progress at
Calistoga today. There- was a large
attendance of delegates from Napa, St.
Helena. Yountville, Monticello and
other parts of the county. The county
'executive committee met with J. C.
Adriance of Napa in the chair and
transacted important business. M. A.
Chamblin of' Calistoga conducted a
praise service this afternoon, and Rev.
Levi Gregory, president of the Alameda
county association, gave a forcible ad
dress on "Sunday School Evangelism."
Several San Francisco workers will
speak during Tuesday's sessions. '
Date of Annual Convention Is
Fixed for April 25
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 21. — State Su
perintendent, of Public Instruction Ed
ward Hyatt issued a call today for city
and county school superintendents
throughout the state for the annual
convention to be held at Riverside on
April 25. This meeting will have com
mittees designated to take up proposed
legislation and (prepare measures per
taining to the California schools, which
the next legislature will be asked to
make into laws..
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Feb. 21. — James J. Rhra,
secretary of the San. Joaquin county
board of trade, has returned from Los
Angeles, where he has been doing pro
motion work. He has delivered lec
tures daily for the last two and a half
weeks to prospective settlers. His au
dience of home seekers averaged 100
daily. ' Rhea believes that a. big influx
of settlers is due this way in the near
Pupils of Roosevelt and Hamil
ton Revere Memory of the
Great Patriot
Exercises in honor of Washington's
birthday were held yesterday . at i the
Roosevelt school. They served a double
purpose in the paying of respects to
the father of the country and "in dedi
cating the school under its new name,
"The Roosevelt."
• There was a large gathering of par
ents and delegations from the local im-r
provement clubs. Addresses were made
by Superintendent Roncovierl and Wil
liam AL de Wolf.
A highly, interesting program was
rendered by the children; of the school.
Those taking part were: ' Grace Sea
beck, Bert. Maloney, : Fred Roth, Edith
Seldner, Alec Sabelot, Allan Darbee,
Rudolph Allemann, Richard McLaugh
lin,.Margaret Warwick, ': Jacob Krieger,
James Harry, Clyde Nevin and Melvin
At the Hamilton , grammar, school
Washington's memory was revered yes
terday. 'An excellent program of vo
cal . and . instrumental ' - music, . inter
spersed with recitations, >vas/ rendered:
Those who took part were: Edna West,
Edward, Rademacher, •'.; Emma "Milco
vlach, Mary Coleman, Clarence Lacca
bach, Edna Fowers, Dorothy Gardner,
Freda Heyman, Alvin / Wright; Lucy
Kelly and Agnes. Kelley.
The singing of the class songs by the
chotus of the school was a feature. of
the afternoon. '
Committees 1 Busy Arranging
Details of Fete :"\u25a0
[Special Dispatch to The Call]' ; .
COLUSA, Feb. 21.— Committees are
busy, arranging details "for .the annual
water; carnival . to .be: held ;,irii Colusa.
The k exact ; date has .not 'been' fixed.'- but
it. probably iwillv-be,'- :iri~ April ,'• or! May."
The f .'committees .• have/ a number of
, water iat tractions; in. view. -'The; ilium-,
inatlon.of ,the river will be on a
grander beale ? than } a year * ago.* : :,:.
'.'• N.".T..' Fob. 21 .— .TamPKMiall.-wirJoly known in
. Ihlp country hikl Kuropo: as a; designer,' of. pub
\u25a0f, We. E parks. ; if ' tioart 'at . his ; home I in . Proakncss.
\u25a0"• X. J.V of ailments- 1 . JrioMont t to 'i oM 5 ajre/ii 1 1«»
-^wußvlarpplyr ingtrntnentai^in jthoplattlngjiof
?'-• Contra! r park" In' New; •". York 5" and Sot Urr* parks'
-• \u25a0 bprp.~ Hlaormviiinis; achievement; was; the. In j--"
. lug out of Arlington cemetery 'at .Washington^
Fat Dogs Boiled Down Taken by
Sacramentans for Weak
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 21. — Dog fat
boiled down, to an emulsion of about
the consistency of cod liver oil and
regularly taken as' nourishment; is a
cure for consumption, according to
City Poundmaster Jake Martin. Mar
tin says there is a regular demand
made on the city pound for fat dogs by
people .who use them for that purpose.
The melted dog fat taken by people
who show any signs of lung trouble,
he says, has proved a medicine that is
almost sure to cure. Poundmaster
Martin says he has one regular cus
Railroads May Lay Tracks,
Despite Property Owners
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Feb. 21. — That the
state is the owner of the county roads,
and that all "railroads can lay their
tracks along such roads, and property
owners adjacent thereto can not de
mand damages because of construction
in front of their places, are the con
clusions of Superior Judge Post in a
decision rendered today dissolving the
temporary injunction secured by Peter
Roemer against the Central traction
company. Roemer stopped the con
struction of the Lodi-Sacramento line
with a suit for damages because the
tracks were laid in front of his place.
Company Plans to Sell Water
; for Irrigation Purposes
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
JACKSON, Feb. 21.— Suit has been
brought in the superior court at San
Andreas, Calaveras county, by the Cali
fornia storage water company against
Ernest Krentz and 65 other property
owners along the Calaveras river for
the purpose ofcondemning land for the
storage of 20,000,000,000. cubic feet of
water. The company proposes to erect
a dam 1,000 feet long and 175 feet high
six miles below Petersburg. Water is
to be sold for Irrigation and domestic
Owners of Pike City - Property
to Be Prosecuted
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
GRASS VALLEY. Feb. 21.— Frank
Osborn, president of the local union of
the western federation of miners, an
nounced today he would Insist on the
prosecution of the., management of the
Alaska mine near Pike City for alleged
violation of the .state eight hour law.
He says the night shift there works
13 hours and the day shift 11 hours.
Resents Indian's Remark With
Revolver; None Injured
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
BIGGS, Feb. 21.— Word has reached
Biggs of the shooting up of an Indian
village on the upper Feather river
yesterday by a drunken squa.w. The
Indian woman came down to the camp
from near Oroville with several others.
She took offense at a remark of one
of the Indians, and, drawing a revolver,
began shooting up the town. Nobody
was injured. '
Chamber of Commerce Official
Will Withdraw to Enter
; OAKLAND, Feb. 21.— Homer Boushey,
who was elected secretary of the cham
ber of commerce at the beginning of
this year to succeed PJdwin Steams,
has tendered his resignation, and it will
be acted^upon by the board of direc
tors at ' their meeting Wednesday.
Boushey says that an offer of an op
portunity to engage '\u25a0\u25a0 In business has
influenced him to relinquish his new
position, . /\u25a0-, .': . :\u25a0
."My relations with the board of di
rectors and the members of the Oak
land chamber of. commerce have been
as pleasant as I could desire, 1 * said
Boushey today, "and I feel as if. I owe
it to them to make a statement of my
reasons for giving up my position,; so
soon. I have recently been afforded an
exceptional opportunity to enter -into
business— one that was so ;'- advan
tageous that I felt that I could not^in
justice to myself and my family re
fuse. So I have decided that I must
resign from the chamber, of commerce
at once In order that I might, take this
new proposition which could • not Ibe
postponed to the end of ; my. six months'
contract ,. with the chamber of com
merce." . . \u25a0 . ' *
Boushey's resignation created surprise
among the members of the chamber
today. '". '' ' !. - .• ' ... >/; . .' ";-\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0-•;\u25a0\u25a0.:\u25a0\u25a0.\u25a0\u25a0
, Boushey is an experienced
man. He. has had an' extensive career
in hewspaper.worlc and I was; secretary;
of the Downtown -association of San
Francisco. :
Family of J. D. Metcalf Taken
OutV Safely " <
':.-. OAKLAND, ,Feb. x 2l.— The home , of
Jerry P. Metcalf .at". 212 VFifty r ninth
street : was destroyed; by .fire > at ; 10
o'clock 'tonight.h t. Theb - laze was caused^
supposedly,', by ; a defective . flue.;'! The
familyi was taken' out of '.the =: place '; in*
safety, ..but -the contents of :, the house
were burned..' Theloss is ?2,500.\ •
• % Fob. 21,— At a ;publipymfctini;iatsßuffalo.
'„'\u25a0 X*Vyo. ,; today " |3."»,000 « was ; raist-d r for* the *, con
,-, ntniction ; of.s «•» railroad iby -, the :, Wyoming .Rail
\u25a0";.-. road •'. Construction i ; corapany<-- from & Buffalo 3 to
'fL ClPa.rmont.T- on :\u25a0 the j Chicago. i- Burlington » and
-;; Wu inrcy \u25a0 line. Tlie ' comtructlon \ ia « to * bejin *In
April, '•;*'-". ?s \v - •\u25a0* oe 4fc*J??ii^fc2^§fes.S^»ißi
-\u25a0:•\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0* —
Dolly MacGavin and Douglas
Fry Slip Away and Are
/ . Married
Opposition of Parents Owing to
Bridegroom's Youth Over
come by Young Couple
; A boy and girl romance, which began
several years ago, terminated happily
yesterday afternoon when Miss Dolly
MacGavin and Douglas Fry procured a
marriage license, and after securing
the consent of. tho groom's mother and
legal guardian; Mrs. A. G. Rogers, were
married. in the office of Justice. of the
Peace. Carl W. Mueller, in the. Grant
When the parents of the bride
learned of the wedding it was decided
to have the religious ceremony per
formedat their residence. It took place
last evening, Rev. George E. Renlson,
rector of St. Paul's, officiating. .A few
intimate friends of . the family were
present. ' '
i The engagement has been - rumored
in local society for nearly three years,
but because of the youth of the groom,
who will not attain his majority for
another year or : two, was never fully
credited. Young Fry, in fact, had not
yet completed his college course. In
order to separate, the young people and
put an end to the little romance, he was
sent to Harvard last fall, returning to
the coast for the Christmas holidays.
He has spent his time since at the
home of- his grandmother, Mrs. John
Douglas Fry, in Jackson street, where
Miss MacGavin has also often been a
guest of late.
Shortly after the first of the year
Fry accepted a position with the United
Railroads and gave up his cqllege ca
reer in order to be near his fiancee.
The unspoken family opposition still
prevented a formal announcement be
ing made, and finally in desperation,
they took matters into their own
hands yesterday.
• Mrs. Rogers as the legal guardian of
her son until his twenty-first birthday,
was the only person they took into
their confidence. This was done in or
der to secure her sanction to the match,
although young Fry was frank In stat
ing it was a barrier lie would not let
stand in his way. When Mrs. Rogers
saw opposition was useless, she gave
her consent..
Mrs. Fry is the only daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter MacGavin and a
sister of Drummond MacGavin, whose
marriage to Miss Helen Baker was one
of the social affairs of the fall.
Fry, as the grandson of Mrs. John
Douglas Fry,, will have great wealth
some day. . In his own name he already
owns a ranch of several thousand acres
in, Sonoma county.
Mr. and Mrs. Fry. left last evening
for a four weeks' honeymoon trip, and
on their' return they will live' in this
city, where they have already secured
an apartment. •
When seen last night both families
expressed themselves as pleased with
the match, the minority of the bride
groom having been the only objection.
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Captain H. T. Mayo Becomes
Chiefof Staff Under Rear
Admiral Harber
Other Officials Who Will Direct
the Affairs of the Pacific ,
Rear Admiral G. B. Harber, com
mader in chief of the Pacific fleet, has
announced his. personal staff, and the
fleet staff to be as follows:
Personal stair :
Captain H. T. Mayo, chief of staff.
Lieutenant Commander J. V. Chase,
flag secretary. .
Lieutenant Commander F. 11. CJark,
fleet engineer.
Lieutenant Commander D. W. Knox,
fleet ordnance officer.
Lieutenant L. R. Leahy, flag lieuten
Lieutenant D. B. Craig, aid.
Fleet staff: :
Medical Inspector J. D. Gatewood.
fleet surgeon. J
Pay Inspector Z. W. Reynolds, fleet
Major G. C. Thorpe, United States ma
rine corps, fleet marine officer.
Little Light Thrown on Mental
Condition of JTestatrix
The depositions of two witnesses were
read yesterday in the trial of the con
test of the will of Maria de Laveaga,
that of Encarnacion de Pena, taken in
Mazatlan, Mexico, and that of Dr.
Evarlsto Ausln, the physician who at
tended the testatrix in her last illness
in Madrid, Spain.
The first witness when asked if she
thought the testatrix of sound or un
sound mind, declined to answer. At
torneys Pillsbury and Sutro offered in
evidence a, letter written to Miguel de
Laveaga, the contestant, by the wit
ness in which the statement was made
that Maria was absolutely incapable
of taking any determination for herself.
Mrs. Andrew Welch, daughter of
Miguel de Laveaga, concluded her testi
mony, this being the fourth day she
had occupieM the .witness stand.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. Feb. 21. —
A sequel to the sensational murder of
former United tates Senator Arthur L.
Brown in Washington, D. C. December
8, 1906, began today in the district
court in an action by which Mrs. Anna
M. Bradley seeks to have her two chil
dren declared legal and equal heirs in
the division of the property left by
Brown, estimated to have a value of
Tenants Who Move and Forget
to Pay Rent Will Be
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Flat Owners Form Protective
Association and File Ar«
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tides of Incorporation
If there are any flat dwellers who
have found It cheaper to move than to
pay rent, they may as well make up
their minds that the days of that sort
of economy are at an end. The flat
owners have banded to protect them
selves against the nefarious tenant who
tries . to beat the landlord. They call
themselves the Landlords' Protective
association, and to put themselves upon
an official standing filed articles of in
corporation yesterday.
If any renter is known to hay© left
the premises occupied by him without
paying the landlord everything due, his
name will be listed in the books of
the association. Any property owner,
upon payment of a fee, the amount of
which has not yet been fixed, will have
access to this Information. The articles
of incorporation set forth the objects
of the association as follows:
"To obtain Information as to whether
prospective tenants or renters moved
from premises previously occupied by
them without paying the rent and as to
their general ability to pay rent; to
ascertain whether the premises vacated
were left In as good condition as when
The association Is capitalized at $10.
000. The directors are M. A. Levy. (>.
M. Goldaracena. A. M. Rich. O. A. Gold
aracena and S. E. Magulre. The direct
ors have each subscribed for one share
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Civil Service Board to Review
The case of Benjamin Heath, a civil
field deputy, removed by the board of
works in one of its recent ax orgi**.
to make a place for M. Fitzpatrlck. was
taken up by the civil service commis
sion last night, but action ,as to his
reinstatement was postponed until
Monday's meeting:.
Heath had been appointed In re«
sponse to a call for a "superintendent
of street repairs."
After his removal Fitzpatrick was
appointed to the post of "superintend
ent of repairs to county roads, asphalt
and basalt block pavements."
The ' commission has to decido
whether Fitzpatrick Is filling; the shoes
of Heath.
Salt Water Bath*
Are invigorating, keep the system In
good trim. The Lurline Baths. Bush
and Larkin streets. Salt water direct
from the oceen. Tub baths, swimming
pool, Turkish and electric baths and
massage.. ' Open evenings.

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