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FRESNO WILL BE.
DAZZLING IN LIGHT
Illumination of City Will Be
Feature of the Observance
of "Raisin Day"
Committee Enters Final Rush of
Preparation, Working Day
and Night
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
FRESNO. April 25. — Thousands of lit
tle incandescent lights will throw out
their welcome light in the business dis
trict of this city the night of April
.'in, and the streets and business houses
will be gayly decorated with bunting
and flags on "raisin day." This was
the announcement made today after a
meeting of the carnival committee.
One of the most brilliant electric
effects will be the lighting of the court
house dome. This mammoth dome will
be a solid mass of life. Charles P.
JStegcr will have charge of the wiring,
while the San Joaquin light and power
company has promised to donate the
electricity. The dome will he illumi
nated Friday, Saturday and Sunday
evenings.
Owing to other duties. S'.icriiT Chit-
Lesden was unable to take the position
<*f grand marshal for the carnival pa
iMde on the night of April 30, and Jus
place has been taken by Major Ed
Jones. Jones is now busily engag-ed in
arranging for the parade, and reported
today that thus far he had been ex
ceedingly successful. Practically every
uniformed organization in the city will
l><? in line in addition to the gayly
decorated automobiles and ' the '•hor
ribles."
Among the new entries are the Na
tive Sons in white uniforms, the vet
eran firemen In uniform and a bat
talion of police, under the command of
Chief of Police Shaw. Already the
Knights Templar, the Uniform Itank
cf the Maccabees, thti Odd Fellows, the
two companies of the national guard
In this city and a company of firemen
3:ave signified their willingness to take
part in the parade. The Eagles are
also planning to have about 200 men
in line, and other orders are making
preparations to take a place in the
.parade.
The voting for queen continued in
spirit today and at night the totals
of a number had been materially
swelled. The standing of the con
testants tonight at 6 o'clock was as
follows:
Lydia L. York 1.462, Maxine Jones
1,300, Myrtle Witham 1.122, Charlotte
Adams. 1,151. Grace Hickard, 1,044.
Alethr Safford 1,000, Fanny Payne 970,
Hose Yagkus 936.'
HENPECKED "PA'S" REVOLT
WORKS PLEASANT CHANGE
Worm Finally Turns and Peace
Reigns at Home
"Wipe your feet, papa," reminded
papa's eldest daughter as lie stumped
jnuddily on the front porch. Papa ac
cordingly shuffled his feet diligently
upon the wire mat. then stepped upon
a strip of carpet on the porch and by
contorting himself into weird shapes
viped the edges of Ills shoe soles com
paratively clean.
"Don't hang your wet coat there!"
called his wife. "Don't you Know water
•will ruin that chair?" Papa according
ly gathered up his raincoat and carried
it up to the bathroom.
"Oh, mamma," wailtd the youngest
daughter, "look at the mud he's leav
ing on the stairs! And I just washed
them myself!" But papa was putting
on his slippers in the bathroom, stand-
Ing on one foot and hopping about like
some damp stork. TJien he changed his
clothes and came downstairs, says the
Galvesion News.
"Did you change your clothe?,' dear?"
inquired his wife, sweetly, eyeing the
chuir in which lie sat with sx^eculative
eye. Papa growled and turned over a
sheet of his paper, for he know all
about that inquiry.
presently he stretched, yawned and
rose. He walked over to the sofa,
heaped with pillows, and lay back
luxuriously just as the middle daughter
came in.
"Why, papa!" she shrieked, "you're
epoiling the sofa pillows. You're lying
right on them." Papa sat up.
"What's this sofa for?" he demanded.
His wife had come in by this timo and
stood side by side with her indignant
daughter.
"Certainly not to treat as you're
treating it." she said. "If you want to
take a nap, lie on your bed." Papa
arose. His jaw began to grow rigid,
for papa was getting mad. For l<lng
he had put up with this sort of thing
and the limit was reached.
"Take these pillows up to your
rooms," he commanded the assembled
daughters; "this sofa goes out into the
woodshed. This Is no place for useless
Ihings." Then he dragged it out Into
the shed, leaving consternation in his
wake.
"What do you mean?" stormed his
wire. Papa looked at her and she
liegan to grow uneasy under his look.
Ha didn't say anything.
"Go up to the bathroom and get my
raincoat and shoes." he directed. "One
of you girls, I don't care which." The
plrle looked at each other.
"Go! ' said papa, "and be quick." The
youngest daughter went. Then papa
sat on a sacred chair and put on his
shoes. The slippers, one Insldo the
other, he handed the oldest daughter
"Take th*m to the bathroom " he
commanded. The eldest daughter stared
Then she started to say something and
shrugging her shoulders, departed!
holding the slippers as though they
might bite hen. She couldn't miss any
of this remarkable situation, so she
returned.
"I'm going down to the office." said
papa; "you can pack up what you like
because we're going to store this truck
and go to a hotel."
"Why. papa!" It was a chorus of
alarmed voices. JJut papa was firm. \u25a0
"One thing is certain." he said, "we're
through with this foolishm-ps. I' ve had
all I'll stand. Ml do this much — either
you'll make this place homelike, begin
ning tomorrow morning, or we quit
housekeeping. That's all." Then he
departed in the rain.
Put when he returned his slippers
were in the hall, and his favorite chair
with: the", evening papers on it, were
stationed under the light, and the fam
ily had retired.
Then papa put on the slippers, put
them on another chair and began to
read.
JAPA.V AXD KOREA
The undersigned would take charge
of a party for a.' trip through the orient.
Have been employed by,, the Japanese
government teaching English lor some
time. I can easily \u25a0 secure economies
that will save my charges. I will go
for $50 a month. Berkeley references:
Rev. Father McKlnnon, pastor of the
Alcatraz Roman Catholic church; Rev
Earl M. Wilbur, Hi Ucrest road.
Address Col. Q. W. Turner. 2642 Ban
croft way, Berkeley. Cal.
KATIVES WILL. DANCE — Tbc'.KatiTe'.Sa&is «nd
Pmughters* «ocial and literary committee- ig \u25a0to
clt* an entcrtalnnient and - dance In • Golden
Gate commander? ball tomorrow nipht under
. the ansplces or Mission parlor No. 38 of the
Scos and CaUveru parlor of the Daughters.
Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys
FIREBUG MUST
SERVE 10 YEARS
Sentence of 0. Hoffman Con=
firmed ; Orphans' Home of=
ficial Also Loses Appeal
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
SACRAMEXTO, April 25.— The appel
late court today affirmed the decision of
Judge Hughes in sentencing Oscar E.
Hoffman to 10 years in Folsom on a
charge of arson. Hoffman fired the
Pioneer mills and others buildings near
the Southern Pacific shops in order to
get appointed as night watchman for
the railroad through his ability in put
ting out the lires.
The judgment of the Solano county
court in sentencing W. 11. Dunning,
former superintendent of the orphan's
Home at Vallejo, to 30 years for inde
cent conduct with an inmate of the
home also was affirmed.
James B. Stanley of Siskiyou county
must serve five j-ears for forgery, ac
cording to the appellate court's decision
today.
PROMISES TO PAY
WIFE $240 ALIMONY
Delinquent Husband Is Haled
Into Court
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25.— M. J. Walsh
appeared before Superior Judge C. W.
Norton at 2 o'clock this afternoon to
show cause -why he should not be sent
to jail for contempt of court in.' refus
ing to obey the court's orders to pay
his former wife, Mary E. Walsh, ali
mony.
Walsh's attorneys, C. P. Rendon and
A. H. Carpenter, said he had not made
the payments because he had been
financially embarrassed. He promised
to either sell his property or secure
money upon it with which he would
pay his divorced wife $240 within one
week.
Mrs. "Walsh secured an interlocutory
decree of divorce some time ago on the
ground of cruelty. She testified that
her husband had mistreated her, and
upon one occasion badly choked her.
Rosey F. Swank proved desertion and
was granted an interlocutory decree.
Mattie G. Smith, according to the tes
timony of her husband, William. G.
Smith, ran away with another man. He
was granted an interlocutory decree.
Final decrees were granted as fol
lows : »
To William J. White from Martha
White; to Mary Kerriek from Charles
W. Kerriek; to H. C. Kierviet from
Maud Kierviet.
ACCIDENT PREVENTS
ATTEMPT TO AVIATE
Nelson Cowden Will Try Again
in a Few Days
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25. — Owing to a
poor axle Nelson Cowden was unable
to give his aeroplane a good tryout yes
terday.
In the presence of a few witnesses
the young inventor mounted the ma
chine ami made his first attempt to
soar. The rear axle was not strong
enough to support the weight, and bent
just enough to bind the wheels.
The biplane started along the ground
at a fast rale, but did not go far
enough to prove whether it would raise.
It will probably be two or three days
before Codwen will make another at
tempt.
AGREES WITH FARMERS
TO DESTROY FUMES
Copper Company Will Install
Process at Coram Smelter
REDDING, April 25. — Putting an end
to extended litigation, the Balaklala
copper company today entered into an
agreement with a committee repre
senting the farmers of Shasta county
to install a process for controlling the
fumes that are expelled- from the
smelter at Coram. The fume destroy
ing process, which will cost $150,000 to
install, must be in operation by July
I, and the company will employ a force
of men working night and day so that
compliance with the ranchers' edict
may be made.
PETITION SIGNED
FOR LIQUOR ELECTION
Sierra County Electors Would
Say "Wet" or "Dry"
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
DOWNIEVILLE, April 25.— Petitions
are being circulated asking the Sierra
county supervisors to call an election
to decide whether the county shall re
main wet or be placed in the j dry
column. The petitions are being gen
erally signed and it is believed the
question will be submitted some time
this .summer.
DR. BURKE CASE SET
OVER FOR ONE WEEK
Charge of Criminal Practice Is
Again Postponed
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SANTA ROSA. April 25. — Dr. Willard
P. Burke was in court this morning to
enter a plea on the indictment charging
criminal practice. The case was al
lowed to ro over another week to plead
on motion of Attorney J. Hollo Leppo
for the defendant. The case will not
be brought to trtatl before the dynamite
charge, which has been set for Septem
ber 1.
VACAVILLE CHERRIES
i WILL GO EAST FIRST
Carload of Fruit to Be Shipped
Wednesday
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO. April 25.— The first
carload of cherries to be shipped east
from California will be sent out by the
fruit distributers Wednesday. These
cherries will come from Vacaville .or
chards. An express shipment of. 500
boxes was made from Vacaville yester
day. ; ,; : ::r; ; :. v . .
TWO NORMAL SCHOOL
DIRECTORS APPOINTED
A.; Bonnheim and ~J. A. Driffel
- Chosen by^ Governor
[Special Diipalch to The Call]
\u25a0\ SACRAMEXTO, April 25 A. Bonn
heim 61 Sacramento and J. A.'Driffel of
Oxnard today, were appointed directors
for the Santa Barbara State" Normal
School of Manual Art and ' Home Eco
nomics by Governor Gillett.
THE iSANJb\RAIS T CISCO CALL, TUESDAY, APKIL 2(5, 191U
Judge J. A. Plummer,
Who Will Succeed
Judge W. B. Nutter
GOVERNOR NAMES
SUPERIOR JUDGE
Stockton Attorney Will Take
Bench in San Joaquin
County May I
SACRAMENTO, April 25. — Governor
Gillett today appointed Attorney J. A.
Plummer of Stockton to the superior
judgeship of San Joaquin county . in
place of Judge William B. Nutter, who
will resign May 1 to resume his law
practice.
The selection of Plummer was made,
said the governor, because he had the
indorsement of all three judges of the
Kan •Joaquin county superior court as
well as the support of the leading law
yers and businessmen of Stockton.
Plummer is a republican, while the
man he succeeds is a democrat, but was
elected as the nominee of both parties.
WOUNDED BURGLAR,
IDENTIFIED, CONFESSES
Delmar May Recognized, Tells
of Planning Robbery
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25.— The burglar
who was wounded while endeavoring to
escape from the Hobbs residence, 2-7
South American street, was Identified
today as Delmar May.
When recognized he made a full con
fession. He said that he robbed the
Hobbs home Friday afternoon and
planned to secure the loot Saturday
night. .
Saturday afternoon he met Frank Da
vis, known as "Slim." He suggested
that evening that he and "Slim" take a
walk. They made their way to the
Hobbs home and May informed Davis
that he had two bundles inside and
asked him to help him get them."
McLeod and Tucker, residents of the
neighborhood, appeared and the fight
ensued in which May was shot twice.
The wounded man will recover.
SIX HEIRS TO SHARE
IN ESTATE OF $2,500
Widow of W. H. Smith Asks
Administration Papers
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25. — A petition for
letters of administration for the estate
of William H. Smith of Lodi, who died
last April, was filed today, with the
county clerk. The petitioner is Sylvia
Smith and the estate Is valued at $2,500.
The heirs are the following children:
Amy McKee of Rlpon, Gertrude Smith.
Mac B. Hadcock and Alvin Smith of
Lodi and Effie Bonner of Snohomish,
Wash.
Superior Judge C. W. Norton today
made an order appointing Mrs. Anita
Miller administratrix of the estate of
her late husband,' Ox ley Miller. Harry
T. Fee, Lyndall Miller and ' Leopald
Selna were appointed appraisers.
He also made an order settling, ap
proving and allowing the first account
ing in the estate and guardianship of
Eric C. Brandstad, a minor.
JUSTICE IMPOSES FINE;
HELPS IN PAYMENT
Constable Distributes Venison,
Then Makes Collection
\u25a0 \u0084 \u25a0 \u25a0 .
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
WEAVERVILLE. April 25.— W. S.
Demude, newly appointed constable for
Hayfork township, was fined $25 in
Justice of the Peace Dockery's court
on a charge of having deer meut in
his possession out of season. Demude
passed the venison among his friends
and he asked for a stay of sentence
until he could collect the money. Ac
cordingly ho; called on those who re
ceived'part of the meat and collected
the ?25. Among those who contributed
was~ Justice of Peace Dockery.
LANDSLIDE DESTROYS
POWER COMPANY'S DITCH
Accident Causes Scarcity of
Electricity
[Spec/a/ Dispatch to The Call]
OROVIL.LE, April 25.— A landslide on
Table mountain has carriedaway about
100 yards of the Oro water, light and
power company's ditch in Coal canyon
and as a result; power and electricity
have been scarce here. A large force
of men is at work repairing the dam
aged ditch, f
ROSES AND BABIES
; to: yiE^ for prizes
[Specral Dispatch to The Call]
April' 25.— Prizes for
roses and babies will; be 'given at the
rose fair to. be. held here on John Boggs
day, April- 30. 'The rose fair is 'an
annual' event; but" this ' year : the J: baby
show.; will; be 'added Vat the suggestion
of i Miss Fannie . E.; Burrows, who has
offered 'a ;• silver. V mug'a s ; first -: prize * to
the handsomest! b^bvfi'itfrefl' -
BANK CLERK LOSES
LIFE IN CHANNEL
Earl R. Berry Is Drowned at
Stockton While Canoeing
With Friends in River
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STQCKTON, April 25.— Earl R. Berry,
a local bank clerk, was drowned in
Stockton channel yesterday while
canoeing with several other young men
of this city, f^
He, Cyril Macdonald, Robert Schmidt,
and Lawrence Pease had canoes and
were returning from the river. A
launch in which Dave Braddock, James
Conklin and Will Inglis, companions of
the young men in the canoes, were rid
ing, preceded three of the small craft.
Pease tied his canoe to the launch and
had hold of the line fastened to Berry's
boat, and -Macdonald was last in line.
Kchmidt paddled along ahead of the
launch.
Berry leaned too far forward and
the nose of the boat dipped, the launch
pulling it under the water. Macdon
ald's boat passed over Berry's canoe.
The water is 20 feet deep at the
point where the accident occurred.
Berry came to the surface and Mac
donald and Inglis did their best to
save him. , Their efforts were in vain,
however, and the young man sank out
of sight. The two who attempted to
rescue him also had a close call from
drowning.
The young men returned to Stockton
and reported the tragedy. Members of
tbe Weber engine company volunteered
their services to search for the body.
After several hours' work they recov
ered it.
The deceased was 23 years of age.
He was a bright young man and had
made rapid advancement at the bank-
Ing institution where he was employed.
CONVOCATION OPENS
SESSION AT STOCKTON
Episcopal Churches of San Joa
quin Valley Represented
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25.— The convoca
tlon;of San Joaquin opened at St. John's
Episcopal "church in this' city at . 3
o'clock this afternoon, when Bishop
William Ford Nichols delivered an ad
dress. The sessions will close Wednes
day forenoon.
The program follows:
8 p. m. — Opening of conference.
Foreword, the bishop.
"Welcome to Visiting Delegates," St. John's
churcli.
"A Surrey of the Field," Mrs. Charles Norrls,
rice president of the House of Churchwomen.
Report of guilds.
"Neceisslty of Keeiprocity in Our Work in San
Joaquin Convocatlou."
"The Work of Women's Auxiliary," Mrs. Louis
F. Monteagto, president of 11. C.
"Our Missionary Work," Deaconess Dorsey,
Konora,
Business.
Adjournment.
8 p. m. — Ueceptlon to the bishop in St. John's
(tuilrl hall.
TUESDAY
9:30 n. m. — Holy communion and conrocation
sermon; celebrant and preacher,' lit. Rev. W. F.
Mehojs, I). D. . -
II -a. m. — Organization of c6nvocatlon.
1 n. in. — Luncheon served by ladies of St.
John'r\>hur<"h In Y. U. G. A.
'1 p. m. — Convocation session. *
3 n. xa. — Sunday school conference.
1. Iteport of executive coiumittoe.
'1. Election of officers and plans for coming
year.
3. Appointment of' question foor committee.
4 p. in. — "Tho Greatest Need." Itev. G. R. E.
Macuouald, Hanford: Hey. Leo Woods, Visalia.
" 5 p. m. — '•How the Church Can Reach the Boy
Throujtu the Sunday School," J. C. Astredo,
bishop's aid for boya.
7:30 p. in. — Missionary service. Speakers:
J. p. Astredo, Uev, I-uuls C, Sanfpnl, Key. It. J.
Itenlson.
WEDNESDAY
7 v. ni. — Holy communion. \u25a0
0 n. m.— '•How to Develop a Missionary Spirit
in Ogr Sunday .School," Mrs, C. Fiddler,
0 : 4."» a. m, — "Tho Graded Lepsonu -After Sis
Months of Testing," and "The Problem of the
Smaller Schools." Mrs. J. K. Hughes, superin
tendent of St. James Sunday school. Fresno. *
Discussion, Mrs. lloisholt, Oakdale; Mrs.
Lyons, Ueedley.
10:30 a. m.— The question box. *
Adjournment and luncheon.
STOCKTON TYPOGRAPHICAL
UNION ELECTS OFFICERS
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, April 25. — Stockton typo
graphical union No. 56 held a regular
meeting yesterday and elected, the fol
lowing officers:
President, J. Cal McCown Jr.; vice
president. W. C. Mayne; secretary-treas
urer, H. S. Homage; sergeant at arms,
H. J. yon Detten; executive committee,
G. O. Rimington, H.-N. Doty, Joseph F.
Johnson; auditing committe, John E.
Barnes. D. J. Matthews, F. M. Gum;
allied printing trades council, W. H.
Stanley, H. N. Doty and Louis N. Ciera.
Hobbs homo and May informed Davis
Delegates to central labor council. H. N.
Doty and H. M. Hardln. '
AGREE UPON DATE
FOR MURDER TRIAL
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
ABERDEEN. Wash., April 25.— Trial
of William Gohl, former sailors' union
agent, accused of murder, proceeds May
2 at Montesano. This is the -statement
given out by the attorneys of both sides
today.
AN ODD MISTAKE THAT WOMEN MAKE
Women are inclined to fall into a ' _ \r* r 1S >"°i lr duty -to self and family not to
mistaken idea that any pain about tin* UveriOOK the Keal Cause Or neglect nor overlook the first symp-
hips or in the small of the back is -, lTi.iv/i «. • tom -
"female weakness," and must be en- , Ummqn, DUt lVlysteriOUS Don't wait for a serious case of
dured as a trouble peculiar to the sex. ' \u25a0 a_|- __J ill. diabetes, dropsy, Bright's disease or
•Such patience is noble, but too often , aciics ana 1115, gravel to develop.
unnecessary and unwise. ~ \u25a0 \u25a0— - ' \u25a0'••'•''- Doan's Kidney Pills is a simple
Kidney weakness, in man or woman, »r p. , vegetable remedy, yet very quick in
will cause backache, sharp twinges l ? l ' e n &££%£* lts tieall . n S a n <l strengthening action
when stooping or lifting, .bearing-down Tells A Stofy.W&*&s\ on the kidneys. It contains nothing of
pains, fits of "blues," nervousness, diz- IH^^r \u25a0 • ' ? narcot « c . poisonous nor habitrform-
zy spells, headaches, urinary disorders . ing nature, and can be taken by any
and swelling of the ankles or Jimbs. >*^VVat»*^J\ * man, woman or child, of even the
This is the point: Do not worry over . £%sL*jjjti QgfA \ • most delicate state of health.
supposed female weakness until you \u25a0 v.- - \*\ yJ '^****1 • OAI . T r^/T """"\u25a0
are very sure it is not kidney disease „\u25a0 Ns>*[ _Jk H" bAN FRA NCISCO PROOF.
that is causing your troubles, ;Thc N. y\ -Zftjk cf M e 8 - C^- Sc hy-"abe." 210 Chattanoogsf
;nature of a woman's;" life and work \ F^M ? PubHcVy
makes her fall an easy victim of XJ over two years ago I have recommend?
kidney sickness: The bending and S. fa x .<*. (A \u25a0••\u25a0' ?d? d them to a number of people who
stooping of housework,; the tight %^L \ X : About 1 tin yea*! ?«W?" r 3'3 '
clothing. worn, the strain of childbirth v . NILsL-^. mS °back n Jd WdnSa'an^aSy exStlK
and worry of rearing children,' the in- '7>fW >\ tt increased my suffering. There was a
door life, colds, fevers and, constipa- , ; >H\\ m \\ of tei" r^*« c«c «m i JiSf °f« iP y . lolns and
;tioni all wear and weaken the kidne^. i|lf ALA. J »\u25a0»> '^J&S'SSnJ&SKS; J£t
Backache, or any such irregularity , .; Mfl\ .» If /£• that -I could \u25a0 not speak and my heart
as the too frequent desire to urinate; |A- ,- >j& ™£ we'akn^was t dlatr .s"»n*
painful or scalding passages or sedi- mJ /W,r ' ' - It^t
ment.inthe urine is good cause to r7sMi f 6ftW : B ? v sJf al £-' Doa "' a Kidney puis. procured
:judge^that:vpu have weak kidneys.:; ,; $o*?^^^ end^c^^^^FTC
- .Then begin using Doan's , ' be -Just, the. medicine I required. 1° am
Pills,' which have brought new life and J^r********** \u25a0\u25a0 =.7SJa»* < V:-. %° , Br *, te , ful for the wonderful benefit
sfreng^t^housa^^ ' ' br^ltr^na^s^of 3^^^.?^"
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FURTHER INQUIRY
IN POOLROOM CASE
L. C. Pistolesi, Town Trustee
and County Supervisor Now
Under Investigation
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SAN RAFAEL, April 25.^ — L. C. Pis
tolesi, town trustee, atorney and
county supervisor, Is under investiga
tion in connection with the Sausalito
fake poolroom case which' is on -trial
before Superior Judge Lennon today.
Since May 7, when Sheriff Taylor
raided the poolroom and took 10 men
into custody, the authorities have
maintained that the gamblers enjoyed
protection from town officials, but a
night watchman, the late John Creed,
and Town Marshal Jack Hannon were
the only, officers implicated at the
timo. Pistolesi interested himself in
the defense of the poolroom men from
the start, but later gave place to other
attorneys, with the exception of two
defendants. His sudden entrance into
the spotlight of suspicion came, as a
surprise today, especially as he is re
sponsible for the information that an
investigation Is in progress. . -
His statement is substantiated by
District Attorney Boyd, who declares
that the Marin county grand jury will
meet Wednesday to consider the mat
ter. Pistolesi learned of the investi
gation through William Israel, one of
the poolroom men whom he is defend
ing.
Sheriff Taylor is searching San Fran
cisco for Frank Hazel, who failed to
appear when his name was called in
court today and who has forfeited his
$4,500 cash bond put up by himself.
A bench warrant for his arrest was
issued by Superior Judge Lennon.
-Frank Mac Sherry, another leader
among the defendants, was ordered
into custody today. Besides Mc-
Sherry, the poolroom men in jail are
Joseph»Abott, Edward Parry and Wil
liam Israel. James Blair, Edward
Blum, Alfred Pallas and William
Woods are out on bail, while P. C.
Paulson is at liberty upon his own
recognizance.
Gossip of Railwaymen
WILLIAM I<\- SCHMIDT, general
western, agent of the Missouri Pa
cific, almost made a brilliant
speech at the "farewell dinner given to
J. R. Weeks at the Transportation club
Saturday night. He "was balked by
Sam Booth of the Union. Pacific.
Schmidt planned his address princi
pally for the ears of J. N. Githens, gen
eral freight agent of the company,
who has been on the coast for the
last two weeks, but every time he
started to speak Booth interrupted, and
Schmidt finally gave it up. Thus was
another gem of rhetoric lost to the
world, but not to Githens, who now
knows of the superior speech mak
ing ability of Schmidt, as he went to
Los Angeles Sunday afternoon with
Schmidt and .was forced to hear it read
to him^ several times.
Peter F. Dunne, general attorney for
the Southern Pacific, returned Sunday
morning from New York, where he has
been representing the Harriman roads
at the merger hearing. Dunne will re
main here for several weeks prepar
ing his arguments in the case.
A. W. McLaren, chief clerk of Vice
President C. F. Daly of the Now York
Central lines, has resigned to become
traffic manager for Nelson ?»{orrls &
Co. He is succeeded by W. J. Moore.
The executive committee of the West
ern passenger association is consider
ing the elimination of ticket agents
from the free list.
If. E. Farrell, freight traffic manager
of the St. Louis Southwestern, Cotton
Belt Route, with office at St. Louis,
and J. L Marens, x-ommerclal agent,
with office at Kansas City, are in the
city on a visit.
The transcontinental freight bureau
is scheduled to meet in Chicago May 16.
More than 400 matters are on the
docket.
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The Denver and Rio Grande has an
nounced a special prizefight train from
Denver and other Colorado points to
San Francisco. The train is to leave
Denver at noon on June 30, making
stops onlyat principal stations, arriv
ing at Ogden the evening of July 1. The
special will arrive In thig city as early
as July 2, if satisfactory arrangements
can be made with the Southern Pacific.
It is announced that the construction
of the Vera Cruz, Tabasco and Cam
peche railroad haa been financed in New
York and London and that the federal
government will also grant the pro
posed line a substantial subsidy. Among
the men of wealth and influence in
Mexico who are named in the prelim
inary organization are Carl Heynan,
Dr, Charles Dolley, C. S. Hartman, F.
W. Johnstojie, William V P. Wood, L. Van
Antwerp, E. Pardo Jr., J. J. Lemmens,
A. Lopez Negrete and D. Chapeai«rouge.
H.N. Kennedy, general agent of the
Northern Pacific at Spokane, passed
through the city yesterday on his way
to Los Angeles. Kennedy only recently
ATTACKS SLEEPER
WITH LOADED HOSE
John F. Bennis, Alias Benson,
Arrested for Assaults to
Murder and Rob
John F. Bennis, alias Benson, a young
who runs an elevator at 660 Market
street and lives at 400 Hill street, was
arrested early yesterday morning by
Policemen Teutenberg and O'Connell on
charges of assault to murder and as
sault with intent to rob. A black mask
and piece of rubber hose loaded with
a piece of gaspipe were booked as evi
dence against him.
Emilio Honiatto, night clerk at the
Poodle Dog annex, 429 Bush street, was
asleep about 4 o'clock yesterday morn
ing and was awakened by a blow on
the head that cut his scalp. He jumped
up and grappled with his assailant, who
had the piece of rubber hose in his
hand and wore a mask. In the scuffle
the mask was torn oft and Toniatto
recognized Bennis, who broke away
from Toniato and ran out of the place.
Toniato, half blinded by the blood from
his wounded scalp, staggered to the
window, threw It open and shouted
"Police."
Francis Lep, a chauffeur for the Pal
ace automobile company, while driving
his automobile early yesterday morn
ing along the Sloat - boulevard was
stopped by a man with a revolver at
Nineteenth avenue, who Jumped into
the machine and made Lee hand over
JBO.
Pickpockets robbed Henry A. Lf*id
wehr of Los Angeles of a purse and $20
and Philip S. Dots of Covina, Los An
geles county, of a purse and $85 on a
Third street car Sunday evening; John
Brentis, Rose house, Howard street, of
a pocketbook and $115 on an Ocean
Beach car; H. B. Davis of Deer Lodge,
Mont., of a purse and Shriner's card,
baggage checks and sleeping car tick
et on a Third street car.
Burglars entered the room of Albert
Rafanalll and Joseph Maretta, at 1107
Kearny street, Sunday night and stole
3470 in coin and two gold watches.
left the hospital after an operation for
appendicitis.
E. E. Calvin, vice, president and gen
eral manager of the Southern Pacific,
is in Los Angeles with his family for a
few days.
J. ,W. Kendrick, vice president of the
Santa Fe; A. G. Wells, general manager
of the coast lines, and C. A. Morse, chief
engineer of the system, departed last
night for the east.
The contracts for nearly 50 miles of
right of way of the proposed branch
line of the Kansas City, Mexico and
Orient, to be built from San Angelo to
Allende, Mexico, where It will connect
with the National Railways of Mexico,
have been signed. Free right of way,
and a liberal land bonus will be donated
for the 75 miles, that will be built in
Mexico territory. The Rio Grande will
be crossed at Del Rio. and plans for the
proposed new International bridge are
already being drawn. It-is stated by
officials of the road that the construc
tion of this branch line will be carried
on simultaneously with that of the
main line, which runs southwest from
San Angelo to Alpine and thence to the
Rio Grande, which will be crossed a
few miles below the old town of Pre
sidio del Norte. The construction of
these two lines will mean the establish
ment of two more international railway
gateways between the United States
and Mexico.
H. C. Phillips, chief engineer of the
Santa Fe coast division, left yesterday
for Los Angeles.
STEER HAS VISION OF
CATTLE'S HEREAFTER
Animal Voluntarily Goes Into
Cold Storage
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
PARIS, Ky., April 25. — Several days
ago Hibbler Brothers lost five steers
from their farm in this county and
after long search found four of them,
but abandoned hope of recovering the
fifth. Today the missing 'animal was
found In a vault where several thon
sand tons of ice was stored in the
cold storage plant. Notwithstanding
the fact that the vault was sup
posed to be airtight in addition to
being an Ice plant the steer was alive
and apparently unharmed, except from
Its long fast and a few bruises. The
steer strayed Into an open door and fell
into the ice vault during the day and
was shut in at night without being dis
covered.
FOUND DEAD IK BED— fianta Rosa. April 23.—
Albert Ueisseliaan, proprietor of a resort at
Apia Caliente. near Glen Ellen, was fou-.i«f
dead In bis bed this morning.
BINGER HERMANN BETTER— Roscburs, Ore..
April 23 Binge r Hermann's condition tutlaj
- showed some improvement.
OBJECTS TO JOY
RIDING AT 6 A. M.
Early Morning Fun Objection*
able to Mrs. Kerr and She
Gets Divorce
Invited to go automobiling witli her
husband at 6 a. m., Mrs. Harriet Cecil
Kerr declined because of the hour.
whereupon he struck her in the face,
testified Mrs. Kerr In Judge Cabaniss'
court yesterday in her suit for divorce.
Andrew Lansing Kerr. the defendant.
owns a stove and hardware business.
He is quarrelsome, petulant and <lisa
greeable, said his wife. Property rights
Involving about $10,000 were setth-.t
out of court and a divorce was granted
Mrs. Kerr.
Harbeson W. Hickman. an insurance
man, was granted a divorce by Juds«;
Troutt yesterday from Genevievf R,
Hickman. The husband agreed t!:;n
Mrs. Hiekman should have the custody
of their two minor children — Frank,
aged 18, and Genevleve. 14. He a!s<>
consented to pay ?75 a month alimony.
The divorce was on the ground of
desertion. Hickman testifying that his
wife left him in January. 190».
Max Cohen, who is blind, filed an af
fidavit yesterday in which he a-sk^i
that Annie Cohen, who is suing him
for divorce, be directed to make an al
lowance for his support and to pay his
legal expenses so he may contest th»
suit. Cohen sells shoe laces and pvn
cils. He says his wife's suit is unjust
and improper.
James A. Crawford hates and loathes
his own child, charged Emma Crawford
in a suit for divorce begun ye.stenhty.
When the child would say to him, "Pa
pa. I love you," Crawford's answer
would be, "You don't love me half as
much as I hate you." it is alleged.
Divorces were granted yesterday a.s
follows:
By Judse Van Nostraml— Tearl RiMwln from
Samuel Bol.l»!i». willful uesU-rt; Jolm M. Wise
from Edith Wise, willful mijleft: I-hiu-.-i,.. i..
Foster from Michael W. Foster, willful n«- u!e.-i :
liella Koss from Ueorge Hoss, «le*ertitui: .!.\u25a0*.\u25a0
phine Kleinelaus from Andrew Klelnclaua. habit
ual Intemperance.
By Judge fabaniss — Alfred Onhen from Cath
erine Oaken, drsertion.
Suits for divorce were begun yester
day by:
Cecilia Dwyer against William DTryer. rru
elty.
Lillian E. Peterline asalnst 11. C Peterliu.-.
desertion.
Henry Charles I'fahlcrt against Bertrln Emm:t
Pfahlert. desertion.
A'inlph Schoenberser against Ida Schoenhersor,
decertion.
It. J. Conway against Ltliel E. Conway. tie
sertion.
Mabel 31. Haas againsrt Carl t". H.ia*. cruelty
GIRL FOUND DEAD NEAR
NAPLES IS IDENTIFIED
Body, ls That of Estelle Reid of
New York
NAPLES. April 25. — The American
consulate today established the iden
tity of Miss Estelle Reid, whose body
was found on the beach near here Sat
urday. She was a native of New York
city, according to the statement of the
consulate, and a sister of Mrs. Berth i
Reid Wells of that dt3t
A^post mortem examination showed
that death was due to drowning.
A letter recently received from Mrs.
Wells aided in the identification.
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