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of the NEVADA DESERT AT NIGHT* Read the Article Next Sunday in The Sunday Call VOLUME CVIL— NO. 132. AEROPLANE FALLS INTO AUTOMOBILE Canopy of Car Saves Lives of Occupants, One Being ' Slightly Hurt Memphis Aviator Escapes AI« most Uninjured, but His Machine Is Wrecked MEMPHIS. Term., April 10. — Losing control of a Curtiss biplane which he was operating at a height of 75 feet, J. C Mars plunged downward with ter rific speed into the field of the aviation course here late today, alighting on top of a touring car in which were seated thre© women and two children. A canopy top over the touring car saved the lives of its occupants, only one of whom was slightly injured. The biplane smashed into bits, and Mars was caught under the wreckage, but escaped with no injuries other than a badly wrenched knee and a slight cut on his chin. In the automobile were Mrs. Edward Hitter. Miss Edna Ritter, Louis Rltter and Mrs. Wilmer Smith and child, all of this city. Mrs. Ritter was the only one to be injured, receiving a slight cut in the shoulder. Ritter was stand ing at the side of the car, having justj finished fastening up the canopy top. He was knocked down by one of the planes of the flying machine. The accident brought to a thrilling close Memphis' first aviation meet Thousands of people followed the avi ator in his flight across the mile course, caw his machine caught in a strong gust of wind, spin around like a top and then plunge downward. Screams of terror were heard on all sides when it was seen that the biplane would land squarely on the automobile. Its flight was too quick for the oc cupants of the car to iump, and they huddled on the floor of the tonneau. The biplane struck squarely on the «n glne hood of the automobile, and then crumpled over on the canopy top. Mars had shut off his engine when the aeroplane started down, and in a few moments spectators were dragging the wreckage from the automobile, first taking out Mars and then the occupants of the car. Mars' first public flight was made at the Memphis meet, and yesterday he carried off the honors by his high flights, skill and daring. He also suc ceeded In equaling Curtiss* start record of 5 4-5 seconds.* TRAIN STRIKES AUTO AND ONE IS KILLED Wife of Dead Man and Two Children Badly Hurt SANTA ANA, April 10.— L. C. Travis. an automobile demonstrator, was killed and his wife and two of his four chil dren severely injured, when the auto mobile in which they were riding to night was struck by an engine of a Southern Pacific train. Mrs. Travis was badly bruised, but will recover. Myrtle, a 4 year old daughter, had her left leg broken, and Maud. IS years old. sustained a fcprained ankle and was badly bruised and cut. The automobile wasr being driven by Travis and was half way over the tracks when the engine struck it, throwing it 35 feet to one side. Travis' head was crushed when he struck the ground. GLIDDEN PATHFINDER WILL START TOMORROW Scout Arrives in Cincinnati, but Is Delayed CINCINNATI. 0., April 10.— David H. Lewis, scout for the official pathflndlng car of the Glldden automobile tour, ar rived here today. He was Informed that the start of the pathfinder, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow morning, would have to be delayed until Tuesday morn ing, because of the inability of the Cin cinnati automobile club, under whose auspices the start is to be made, to get things in readiness. It was unofficially announced tonight that the first stop of the Glidden path finder will be at Lexington. Ky. DYNAMITE EXPLOSION KILLS EIGHT WORKMEN Mistake in Signals Results in Premature Blast*. NOVITE, Tex.. April 10. — Eight men were instantly killed, three were badly Injured and one is missing as the re sult of the premature explosion of a heavy charge of dynamite at a con struction camp on the Texco extension of the Santa Fe railroad this afternoon. jK" The men were at work in a rocky cut and a heavy charge of dynamite had . been arranged to be set off by -electric batteries. Through a mistake in signals, the charge teas set off whUe 15 or 20 men were In the cut, and these were burled ftkj-wari The San Francisco Call. Judge Blames Voters For Electing "Fools" "If the people insist on electing fools to the judiciary they must expect fool decisions." — J. A. COOPER, presiding justice of the court of appeals. "The only v>ay of protecting, society from a certain class of criminals is to put them av>ay where they can not do any harm." — J..H. CABANISS, presiding judge of the superior court. "Many of the judges of the superior court do not use discretion in sentencing prisoners. They are unfair and unjust." — COLONEL CHARLES SONNTAG, member of the board of prison directors. "The judiciary should pay attention to the criticism of the member of the board of prison directors" — JAMES- M. TROUTT, judge of the superior court. "A uniform system of punishment to criminals would be advis able." — JOHN HUNT, judge of the superior court. . INDEX OF THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S NEWS TODAY TELEPHONE KEARXT 86 MONDAY. APRIL 11, 1910 EDITORIAL Pictures and their p*dlsree«. Page 6 Spend the money on the schools. Page 6 Plarinjt the "reading out" game. Pace 6 Adulteration of food not Increasing. Page 6 What does Balllnger want to conceal ? Page 0 CITY Ad-ranee schedule for census carried into every home. * Page 3 Triumph Is scored hj Maud Allan at the Gar rick theater. Page 5 Presiding Justice Cooper of appeal court flays superior Judges. Page 1 Heartbroken parents of Frankel B. Nteto re- \ turn with body. Page 2 '. Dinner to Michigan unlversltj deans to be gi?en by graduates.' Page 14 LJnda Rosa parlor to give first annual ball Wednesday evening. Page 10 Long awaited report on Ocean Shore road to be filed this morning. Page 7 Justice Cooper In hot Interview scores supreme jodges tot Sontag decision. Page 1 Independence of Greece celebrated by local colony and warship fund raised. face 14 SUBURBAN Irish sketch and comedy ckit are head liners at Bell theater. Page 4 Woman struck and fatally Injured by train on way from church. - . - Page 4 Five incorporated towns to hold elections for municipal officers. Page 4 Service* are held In sew St. Augustine's church at Berkeley. Page 4 State Sunday school association to hold annual convention Is Oakland. Page 4 Women's clubs prepare for annual meetings and election of new officers. Page 4 Bulldogs attack and malm Alameda boy be fore being killed by rescuer. Page 7 COAST Hill lines will Up an the coast sea ports. Page 7 Knights of Columbus assemble at Monterey for new lodge degree work. ' Page 7 State clubwomen witness the cnvellcg of El Camlno real mission bell. Page 3 Victim of Spokane train wreck dying and fireman is blamed tor tragedy. Page 10 | EASTERN Re-election for Tart Is suggested by Attorney Generai Wickersham. Page 1 New York stock market dull and practically stagnated during week. Page 7 Aeroplane plunges into automobile and canopy saves lives of occupants. Page i Congress subordinating everything to Taft administration railroad bill. Page 2 Search for baroness de Forest and soldier lover will extend to coast. Page 1 Search tor Baroness de Forest and soldier lover extends to this coast. Page 1 FOREIGN Great demonstration in Berlin carried off without disorder. " Page 3 Volley of brlck6 fired at French premier while advocating peace, j Page 7 Mayor of Porto Maurlzio confers freedom of city upon Roosevelt amid cheers. Page 3 SPORTS Angels win game called in eighth inning an account of rain. Page 0 Big fellow compelled by rain to abandon bike and stay Indoors. Page 8 Jack Johnson prepares- to begin actual training today at Chicago. , Page 8 Cricketers lining up for season to begin within next seven days. Page 0 "Baby" baseball leaguers lining up for busy season la prospect. Page 9 San Jose players beat Fresno la double header, winning all five games. Page 0 Season to date Indicates pennant race In Coast league will be bummer. Page 9 Oakland gets revenge on Seals on home dia mond by score of 6 to 2. Page 9 Harris Hanshue and mechanician barely escape In smashup at auto meet. Page 8 Klrkwood and Temple the next pugilistic card at Dreamland Friday night. Page 8 Public school youngsters turn their attention to track and field athletics. Page 8 Germania schuetzen club holds silver jubilee Fhoot on Shell Mound ranges. Page 9 McLnughlin and Long easily overcome big han dicap of rival tennis players. Page 8 Stockton and Sacramento staters break even on double header at Stockton. Page 9 San Francisco motorcycle club members hold hill climb over Folsom grade. Page 8 St. Joseph's school lads lead percentage col umn in Catholic baseball league. Page 9 Three cushion billiard tournament at Graney reaches final rounds this week. , Page'B Vernon outplays Portland In morning game, winning 4to 1; afternoon game, rain. Page 9 MARINE Heavy southeast gales off bar prevent TesseU from putting to sea. ' Page 13 SACRAMENTO LOT IS SOLD FOR $90,000 [Special Dispatch to The Call] SACRAMENTO. April 10. — A big real estate deal was closed yesterday when Charles W. Paine and wife sold to Su pervisor Donnelly and Drs. John and G. A. White 'a 60x160 lot in X street, between Fifth and Sixth, for $90,000. The place Is now occupied, by a livery stable, , but the new owners will at once- remove this and begin "'the 'con struction-of'a five story concrete build ing to co»t noo,QQQ. f *m7mffif^mm^ SAN FRANCISCO, L MONDAY, APRIL 11, -1910; CLOUD MASK HIDES STELLAR WANDERER Astronomers Fail to Catch An other Glimpse of Halley's Comet [Special Dispatch lo The Call] LICK OBSERVATORY, Mt. Hamilton, April 10. — Halley's com.et has ap proached 10,200,000 . miles nearer the earth than it was at 4:40 o'clock Fri day morning-, when Professor W. W. Campbell and other scientists watched it burn Us way through the heavens, but the fact that it is now only 139, 800.000 miles from Lick observatory has not benefited the astronomers, for clouds have obscured the sky contin ually since that peep at the celestial wanderer three days ago. Astronomers, eager to study the vagrant, their in tellectual appetites only whetted by the 15 minute glimpse of the universe trot ter, have waited -patiently beneath the great telescope on Mt. Hamilton for the clouds to clear away at the proper moment before sunrise, but all in vain. Until May IS the comet will be a morning object, according to Professor Campbell, visible just before dawn. After the middle of May it will be visible Just after sunset. The comet was 150,000,000 miles away Friday, and May 18, when. it will make its closest approach to the earth, it will be only 14,000.000 miles away. So in the 40 days It will travel 136,000,000 miles, at the rate of 3,400,000 miles a day. 141,666 2-3 miles an hour, 2,361 4-9 miles a minute. 39 13-54 miles a second. Rural dwellers, by the way, are much more certain of seeing the comet, when it gets close enough, about May 18, to s6e with the naked eye, than urban ites, for the glare of street lamps may make It impossible foi; the man gazing from his apartment house window to see the light of the tramp royal. Just how bright the comet will appear Pro fessor Campbell will not venture to say, for that Is not a matter that can be stated with certainty. We will travel through the tail of the comet May 18, and It will take several hours for us to do so "I may say that we need fear no danger," Professor. Campbell repeated tonight. "There may be a glow In the sky. and perhaps a meteoric display, but apart from this harmless and beau tiful phenomenon, nothing will occur to affect human life on the earth." POST CARD BOOST FOR RAISIN DAY Mails Will Carry Thousands of Little Advertisements for the Celehratinn lllC VClCUlallUll FRESNO, April 10.— The committee, consisting of A. L. Hobba, president of the raisin day committee, and W. F. Chandler, E. G. Manheim and O. J. Woodward left this city tonight for San Francisco, where they will confer with the leading packers and brokers In that city to secure their" co-opera tion in advertising raisin day exten sively throughout the east. Assurances have been given that the San Francisco men will do all In their power to assist the campaign, but it is believed by the raisin day committee that better re sults will be accomplished by a con ference. The present week will be the biggest week of the raisin day campaign out side of, raisin day itself, the great event of the week being scheduled for Saturday, which Is post card day. On that day the people of Fresno will send out postal cards all over the country to advertise raisin day. Already, more than 10,000 cards have been distributed\ in the schools of the city. Friday and Saturday a number of auto parties will leave Fresno and tour the San Joaquin valley towns, enlist ing the support of -the people for raisin day. - . . Thousands of letters are being sent out all over the country by the raisin day committee and replies are being received" daily at the committee rooms, every one promising help. i RAIN SAVES WHEAT IN OKLAHOMA Torrents Fall in Heart of Grain Belt . - OKLAHOMA . CITY, April 10.— That the Oklahoma wheat crop is saved is indicated by reports of rainl in practi cally every county in northwestern Oklahoma. ;, ... .•;\u25a0.. Near,-Alva, In the heart of the wheat belt, torrents fell for an hour. Similar reports come from- Grant, Alfalfa, El lis. "Woodward, Roger Mills, and Harper counties. An average, of two inches of rain fell over [the if state. ,-\u25a0:• •'•\u25a0. < V • - - ~A hailstorm at- Antlers, destroyed crops and ? wrecked buildings, in a'; path four mile3;.wide and weight miles; long. FOOL DECISIONS RENDERED BY FOOLS ON BENCH So Says Justice Cooper of Court of Appeal, Referring to Superior Judges , 'Judicial Ermine of Brethren Is Ripped to Shreds by Dis ciple of Blackstone The judicial robes clothing with dignity the portentous forms of the Judges of the superior courts -of the state were ripped to fluttering shreds by Judge J. A, Cooper, presiding jus tice of the court of appeal yesterday, when, in criticising the long terms to which prisoners were being. sentenced, he intimated that many of the judges were fools of the first water. Also, he laid particular stress as to what brand of fools they were, the same being ex pressed in one loud, emphatic and ex plosive "damn." Then, having given the preliminary rip he started in to finish the job, and when he had concluded the judiciary of the superior court was left standing with nary a stitch of ermine on. their backs. He trampled upon sacred places with heavy feet. He walked in where politicians had feared to tread. His views, long bottled up, were uncorked with a startling pop. Expresses His Opinions ' "Perhaps," he said, as he finished, "I ought not to give my views so freely, but if the public is interested in them it might as well have them. '-I have been accused of being too independent well, I would rather have it so. Such are my opinions and I don't give* a hang what anybody thinks of them." The uncorking was brought about by the criticism of Colonel Charles M. Sonntag, a member of the board of prison directors, who, at the meeting of the j board last Saturday, declared that the judges of the superior court were unfair and unjust in the sen tencing of criminals to the penitentiary. It developed at that meeting that the prison population was' growing to an abnormal degree and that this was due to the fact of the- long sentences which the criminals w^fe- given. . \u25a0• - Use No Discretion "The judges do not seem to use any discretion," said Sonntag. "There Is a haphazard system of punishment which I can not understand. One prisoner is given three years for an offense, while another is given 15 for a simlar crime under similar circumstances. Then, again, first offenders are not treated with that leniency which their cases would warrant. We have one Instance of a judge in Fresno county sending a boy of 16 years to a term of 50 years in the penitentiary for a holdup. I should think that the judges would do well to meet once or twice a year to arrange some uniform system of pun ishment." This statement was the foundation on which Judge Cooper stood when he stretched out to rend the judicial robes of the superior court. "What do I think?" he said. "Well, if the people elect fools to the judiciary — I might say d—n fools — they must expect fool decisions." Such was the beginning, and through out his views were of a similar tint.* Sentences Too Long "The board of prison directors- are right," he said; "perfectly right. The sentences are, too long in many in stances. That judicial discretion which the superior court is presumed by the public to exercise is too often lacking. . "Sentencing criminals appears to be made a medium for gaining, political popularity, and N it is my opinion that judges far. too frequently' allow- them selves to be swayed by public clamor, hoping that by sending a prisoner to the penitentiary for a long term they will gain the approval of the public. - "It is this constant keeping of the judicial ear to the ground to catch the political whisper that has, brought about widespread distrust and lack of faith in the state courts. "As for a meeting and conference. of the judges, I do, not believe such a plan will produce any gbod result. As far as the judges of the higher courts are concerned we can but offer suggestions, and such a conference would turn out to be nothing more than a/ series of lectures on judicial discretion: If a man's legal training, and education are not sufficient to clothe him with; that discretion, them- I cannot see how : he can attain it at a meeting, of his fel lows. In Hands of People ' ' ! "The question of -judicial discretion can never be the same. It was stated long ago that "a decision, of- a judge in chancery would differ from" another judge just as the. size of his feet would differ. If the, people place I ' this power of discretion in the .hands of those who' do not know how to use it, they, must expect the natural result of "iajuatice and" inequality. \u25a0 J .Some judges -.of. the" superior court are ' noted for •; their severe - attitude toward the 'criminal class.» For in-/ stance, take Judge Austin of Fresno^ county. He. gives long sentences— -and I presume he will be \u25a0re-elected..*. "Now, perhaps I ought not to express myself so freely, but I" have been -ac cused always of being- too independent Continued onf Pace ; 2, Column 3 Search for Baroness Elopers lay Be Here BARONESS' DE FOREST WIRE TAPPERS HIT POOLROOMS HARD $I,OOO,OOp:ls^Oeaned |UpV in Country •vSiOOiOOtf HaulV' in Philadelphia v [Special Dispatch to The Call] PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April - 10.— A gigantic wire • tapping scheme i was pulled off yesterday in the Philadel phia poolrooms. ' It extended, it is said, to New York:and Chicago, and about every large city In the country. '• The fourth race at Oakland was the medium by which the tr % ick was carried out. One hundred thousand dollars \u25a0 was secured here.'! It is stated a million dollars was cleaned up by, the tappers throughout the country. The wire tap pers sent the wrong jockeys and prices to the Information bureau and selected Redeem, the longest priced contender in the race, as winner. • l ' When it was time for _ the .fourth Oakland to be run, a' false description of the race was forwarded, giving Re deem at "l 2to Tas the winner. .. Emis saries- of the were' in," all the Philadelphia poolrooms j and \u25a0. their bets were "paid; off without suspicion, the result being "/'confirmed." They wagered on previous ! races to, divert attention. Fifteen minutes later a true description of the race was received^ Bishop W, at 9 . to 5, , being the real winner. There was consternation then among the poolroom operators, but' it •waB 1 too, late— the birds had* flown with' the .money.. ? lt is not known where the wires were tapped, but the poolTooin men think It' wiis dohe'in the .west. . I PERRIN WILL TESTIFY j IN DEVLIN REHEARING Barclay ,, Henley, | in •Telegram; Attacks U.- S. Attorney, - • I [Special Dispatch to :The : Call] .' "\" '-p. . WASHINGTON, 1 April 10.— Dr. E. B. Perrin.V the ": man- prosecuted j for land frauds "by : Robert ; : T. :' ; Devlin, - United States .» for the; northern :dis trlct \u25a0of ( California,' and*— who. " it- >; is claimed' was responsible.;in:iarge;!meas lire.for? the rejection of Devlin's' nora-' Inatlon - by-: th*e | senate /committee cot J udiciary, ? will . testi f y, this '.week before the subcommittee of the judiciarycom-; mittee ' which- is rehearing • the - Devlin matter. _._ \-,/'"'^- .'•/. ,--- \u25a0'\u25a0;.,. \u25a0.\u25a0-'\u25a0'. ','/'\u25a0\u25a0] | The; following telegram was* received by ' Perrin's tonight from ", Barclay , Hen-" ley,; former .member- of congress ; from California:?;.-* ;/"-' : ; r ;.^ r J - ; » "Say'tb Senators Clark ofWyom-ll ; ring,' v Clark, of Sutherland,. J •'-Brandegee.rr Borah," Overman -and . \u25a0 "Nelson -- that ;" Devlin'^? never -an-- \u25a0': I swered'the' charge .that afUr ,'he s ; V* knew 3 Shell, '.'i on % yourj '< .trail, had ,-\u25a0•".: :cdmmitted?at least* seven. perjuries, ffl her-.not; only; refused'; to ; prosecute :; the; perjurer, but -resorted to s un- , i warranted measures to prevent any } : prosecution. Jilf * the , ;senate:^con- ..' flrms'such»aman,- then Justice and J .legal are itrampled under i . foot.-,, Give;.copy, of this ; to: each * . '"\u25a0; Benator.V/'^.' -'-;\u25a0-.\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0' '^ -.* : ; --" \u25a0'*'.';:' \u25a0 ," ' : ' Af close."; friend \u25a0 of iPerrln > gave, the telegram outf or publication' tonighf \u25a0 BLACKSMITH \ USES KNlFE— Vincent Cattlal, •. \u25a0 • blacksmith.- \u25a0 v wniy arrested . for ~ assaul ting \u25a0 Frank s Rossattl i with.*' a \u25a0 kbli e : In *a . saloon - at ' 5, ",472 \u25a0; Pacific i street,) ,'jesterda.T - afternoon. '-•. He : was; booked at the central police atatloa. ' YteTEßDXY^fouJ&jittcjpnatioTu J 0 of ion inch; southwest tofads&'maxumm temper- FORECAST FOk i TQDAY -fShovcn; moldeirate^SW. winds, changing to! northwest WORLD WIDE HUNT EXTENDS TO COAST Baroness Ethel C.de Forest and Soldier Lover Sought by Husband's Emissaries [Special Dispatch to The Call] CHICAGO, April 10.— San Francisco is shortly to become the center of interest In the world wide search for Baroness Ethel Calhoun 'de Forest and Lieuten ant H. C.S. Ashton of .the. Second life guards of England, wh,o . eloped from London in February, "* according to Colonel George Boynton, who arrived here today. Colonel;' Boynton and Henri de.Mer cier, who accompanies him, came here to continue the search after an unsuc cessful hunt for: the runaway pair in Boston, New- York. Philadelphia and Cleveland. The western search will ex tend to Denver, Los' Angeles and San Francisco. '.'"We are engaged by Baron Arnold de Forest to -find the baroness and Lieu tenant Ashton," said Colonel Boynton. "The baroness is only 29 years old, very beautiful, very rich and a favor ite with King EdwardV Mother Was Prominent -..The . elopement .of - Baroness Ethel Calhoun de Forest, sister of Lord Ger ard, with Lieutenant Ashton of the Sec ond life guards, is of special interest in this country because of the promin ence .of .Ashton's 'mother,' who.* before her marriage to .Robert-'Ashton, was Miss "C ": Dungafdner, '. a .leader • of . the smart set in Ne.w.Tork. - Followtng-the death of. Her first husband, Mrs. Ashton \u25a0marrled r the*,e"arr of .Scarborough- *" 4r4 r Baroness de. Forest's elopement with the dashing": young! lieutenant was her second escapade "of "the "kind."" Her brother. Lord Gerard* succeeded on the former "occasion in inducing her to leave, Ashton ; and return, to. her; home, but -the- scandal .was kept ."secrcC and dML nof become: public until, after her second- elopement early in | The 'search begun -following the sec ond 'runaway \u25a0. has •become --worldwide, but \ 50,,, far . has been ' futile. The elopers 1 were located once at Las Pal mas/^Teneciffe, where they had, taken refuge ; in a" second 'class hotel," and the injured" husband started ih' search of .them r' with? the announcement. that he intended, to" challenge 'Ashton to a duel. Lord- Gerard, 'however,,- is a bitter en emy ;of Baron; de • Forest, -and .'instead of ', attempting this ;time. to* induce his sjster .to .'return; is' said to have of fered' to ' become * young » Ashton's sec ond the prospective, duel. S The af fair of honor^nevef materialized, how ever,^ for -the*; runaway -couple disap peared _ ,bef ore enraged baron ar rived on the Bcene. , | de- - Forest's \u25a0 marriage caused almost as great a' sensation as her I more" .j recent.^' elopements.. A vio lent love ; affair Is said to- have first brought -the baron * and .baroness to gether and to. have resulted in.the an nulment of , the baron's former •" mar riage^ to- Mme. Menier, . the,; wealthy .widow of the i French chocolate manu- PRICE FIVE CENTS. RE-ELECTION FOR TAFT URGED Second Term for President Is Suggested by Attorney Gen eral Wickersham CABINET OFFICIAL SCOUTS i REPUBLICAN PARTY SPLIT Declares Insurgent Movement in Middle West Not oi Serious Moment SAYS ADMINISTRATION HAS ACCOMPLISHED MUCH [Special Dispatch to The Call] CHICAGO, April 10.— A second term for President Taft was sug gested as a desirable sequence by Attorney General George W. Wickersham today just before the cabinet official departed for Washing-: ton. He further said that he would convey to the nation's chief executive that the republican insurgency in the middle west would not split the party. "While it is true that in Chicago I have been in the hands of friends, both of myself and the administration," said Wickersham in the Union rail way station as he was about to board a train for the east, "still I have made some Inquiries and observations as to the extent of what has been described as the insurgent movement. Scouts Party Split "I | was Interested in securing this information because Washington la the poorest place in the world to derive accurate first hand facts, especially as to the west, owing to the great number of cross currents, personal or selfish In origin. s "While I have no disposition to de ride or underestimate the strength and sincerity of the Insurgent movement, still I will be able to tell President Taft good news. That is, I do not be lieve the republican party is to be split by the divergence over tariff or other policies. I further believe that the full and frank discussions of administra tion measures and results, such as will be voiced at length from now on. will result in a clarity of vision and a har monizing of views that at present may not seem probable to the casual ob server. "Misunderstandings and lack ot in formation are still prevalent. Party leaders will rectify this. Other mem bers of the president' 3 cabinet than myself will make addresses presenting the facts directly to the people, and it Is my prediction that the party will benefit and the insurgent sentiment will subside." Suggests Second Term The. attorney general's suggestion of a second term for President Taft came while he was discussing the time re quired to put the administration poli cies Into the concrete form of laws, regulations and judicial decisions. "So much has been accomplished by the administration in the period of President " Taft's incumbency." said Wickersham, "that I believe the re mainder of his term will suffice to ac complish much more of what he has mapped out as desirable. There is the certainty, however, that before his term expires, other questions of great Im portance, some of which I have in mind, will develop, and will demand disposi tion. Under those circumstances there would, or might, arise the desirability of another term for the present execu tive. . "The public generally, I think, does not appreciate how much has b«en ac complished by President Taft's admin istration." CHINESE DENY SELLING LIQUOR TO YOUNG BOYS Maximum Sentence Will Be Asked if Men Are Convicted [Special Dispatch lo The Call] RED BLUFF. April 10. — The cases of Ye Gine and Wong Que. Chinese res taurant keepers, charged with selling liquor to high school boys, have been set for trial April 15. The two were In court yesterday and entered pleas of not guilty. The cases of Henry Rathje and Joseph Martin, liquormen, charged with the, same offense, will be set for the same day. The. feeling is intense and there is a demand that the men be given maxi mum sentences if found guilty. SENATOR BARD'S LIFE FAST EBBING AWAY Doctors Abandon Hope for For mer Law Alaker OXNARD. April 10. — Heart stimu lants are keeping alive former Senator Thomas R. Bard and 'the belief Is that he will pass away within a few hours. He is in a comatose state. Members of the family -are- within call.