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-/\u25a0: THE SUNDAY CALL
VOLUME CVIL— NO. 148.
MEETING TO
AID BOYS
CALLED
To Ask for $30,000 Instead oi
:; $3,000 to Develop Ath*
0: letics in Schools
PRESIDENT BAISNERMAN
'?M INVITES DISCUSSION
Suggestion Made That Gymna
sium Work Be Counted as
Credits for AJI Pupils
PHYSICAL DIRECTORS
' " WILL BE EMPLOYED
"X=3Qz'l ITU unparalleled unanimity
Ya/ and accord the officials, citi
\u25a0\u25a0:-. •"•"" •" zeus and instructors who have
*6:nrol and arc interested in school
.itbjetics have come to the rescue of
ilie; San Francisco schoolboy. As a
direct result of the appeal made for
the youthful athletes of the various
Track teams of the city by The Call, a
mass meeting will be called by Presi-
Qcnt T. R. Banncrman of the board of
education, at which the youngsters
\\4il have an opportunity to present
rheir case to those in a position to
render aid. Xot only will the board
>f education, playground commission
ers and principals of the high schools
attend, but there will be present men
experienced in • the larger field of
athletics as expressed in the bis? cit3*
'•Wubs. The Public Schools athletic
3 ,ca : £ue. Pacific Coast athletic associa
tion, the Amateur athletic league and
ihe Hay Counties league will be rep
resented in ihe lists of men invited to
attend.
•.\u25a0 For the hrst time in the- history of
} the" city the high school principals
y;iil l>e together in a meeting to dis-»
\u25a0"ctiss their wards, and on this occasion
y^tipn to their plea for greater en
; c*juragcment in the field of athletics.
.-president Banncrman declared yester
;-"flay that immediate action was neces
>ary and that the meeting would be
soalled Wednesday night if the ar
rangements could be made at the
.>li>;sl<>n high school. Principal George
.:*. Merrill of tlte I^ick and Wilmording
\u25a0 rrigh schools. Principal C. H. Murphy of
..ifie. \u25a0Commercial lii?h scliool and Prin
*'.ipal Frank 11. Jlorton of tlie I^owcll
Jiiph scliool all unanimously indorse
' : lie : movement and mass meeting.
physical Instructors
; . Immediate steps will be taken to have
\u25a0pfrjESJcaJ instructors introduced into the
ijisrli .school, po that a regular super
vision of atl'.letic-s ran lie exercised by
jili> <JpJMLrtment- This will be a step in
.llic i>atli followed by the hijrl» Hf.iiool at
<.'\u25a0:'..!: ;jrt)d. whicli lia* atlopled jhe system
c»f alblctic emper%*lsion introduced some
ajro in JCcw York and Hoston;
AyJtu a trained gymnast <:onM&ntly di
3 ff'tini; the track teams and Held work
: -J'f 'f.P^ ' ) °J* f! . better re .suits and more
iarrfu! traininjf is expected. Further
•jo fjiconragre the athletes, a revolution
\u25a0'jft'Ul t#e. prepared and presented at the
;-*.tnectths ot the. board of education, call
.r.nc .."for a uniform of school
ItirdUs in the high schools for track
!krid!opM work done by tJie students. At
;i-hf. present time this system is in vogue
;Trt tb* country »nd outside fldiools. and
• jias tjone muc'a to encourage student
'."iith]rtrs.
i.fyo Athletic Appliances
•' ;':.An investigation of conditions at the
' 't&hpttl*- reveals the fact that prym
. iiarium 'work is practically unknown in
; \u25a0'^a«- Francisco. None of the high
\u25a0ifirJiooUt nas gymnasium apparatus.
\u25a0"Mission high school has what was
originally intended for a gymnasium,
.liut there is not as much as a turning
!.'ar' in the deserted room. For some
i time pas=t it lias been used as an as
."serribly room. Nearly every other high
•School on th« Pacific coast has a thor
oughly equipped gymnasium. Oakland
ld^h school has a gymnasium 200 feet
lonj? by JOO wide, and under the imme
diate supervision of Frank Boke. one of
!lj»;'it)ost experienced trainers in the
\voeif.
Principal Norton of the Lowell high
school stated last night that in the
plans he would submit to the architects
who will draw the new, Lowell school
lie -would include two gymnasiums/ one
far the boys and one for the girls.
With this will be a request for an ath
letic'instructor and apparatus. Lowell
will, in the new building, offer the first
'fluipped gymnasium in the school de
partment of the dty.;. .
/'yVorklns in, harmony with the board
of education, tliep laygrounds commis
sion will advocate , tho purchase of
srbutid adjacent to the school \u25a0\u25a0•build-;
. ings already erected. At present most
«t*tbe structures arc built clo*e to the
r-f.pf'rty line on the t south side, "shut
ting ihe pmaU schoolyard off from suii-
I light «nd cramping the children In their
1 -eereVtions. This Is particularly true
' c.f the oMer buildings, and ha« resulted
* ..ntiuued on r«ie*V Colttii*-*.
The San Francisco Call.
Have You Been Counted \
By the Census Man?!;
If not, or if you have any
doubt, fdl out this coupon and
mail it to C. D. Baldwin, super-
visor of census, 507 Chronicle
building, phone Suiter 55 1 .
On April 15, 1910, I nos living
at | address given below, bat to
(he best of my knowledge I have
uot been enumerated there or
toyirhere cist.
Name \u0084
Street and K'o
City
INDEX OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S
NEWS TODAY
..TELEPHONE KEARNY 86
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. 1910
EDITORIAL
Cannon reDews his loud defiance. - Pace 6
The appointment of Got. Hucbes. Pace 6
A new U6C for the Sherman law. Page 6
Publicity of campaign expenditures. Page 6
Buck up your faith in San Francisco. Pagre 9
POLITICAL
John Li. MoNsb of ITciah "sore*' and bolts off
the machine reservation. I'age 7
OIL
Interest centers in the drilling for oil at-Fug
lers point. Pose 10
Important f-alex in oil section torn ©Tcr'land
at hipU figures. Fate 11
Mllllonp will be put into Dew market for .'oil
on S.-ui Luis bar. fbicr 11
Manr new wells in Coalinga district expected
to produce heavily. Page 10
Manager of British conerrn sees bright future
for the oil industry. Page 10
Associated and Palmer oil stocks to be listed
in New York exchange. , Page II
British company operates machine 6hops and
power plants in its own city. \u25a0? Page 10
GoTernmc.nt experts estimate oil' of Coalinga
district worth ?1,WK>,000,000. I'age nt
Properties controlled by John Barncson to .be
consolidated in gigantic merger. Page 11
CITY
Sugar inquiry is no fishing excursion, declares
special prosecutor. Page IS
Child accidentally starts elerator . and woman
is critically injured.' Page 4
Austin F. Shannon, son of state printer,' com
mits suicide in hotel. 1 • ." ' Page 3
Nelson bill permittlcg fireworks attacked by
clubwomen and fire marshal. Page IS
Shipments of coal from Australia break \u25a0winter
market prices in San Francisco. \u25a0 Pa.se S
Mrs. ' Maude E. I.indqwVt shows gunpowder
marks on fare and gets dliorce. **ȣǥ J
Subscription list for Panama-Pacific exposition
shares will be opened tomorrow. Page 1
Dr. P. J. Brugniere defeats claim of art deal
ers for goods supplied former wife. Page 3
Chief to investigate faulty complaints which
caused dismissal of gambling cases. Page 5
Flat lev's com^t obeys laws known to science
and harmless, says Rer. G. M. Searle. Page 3
SUBURBAN
Members of card club to be entertained at al
fresco t-upper. Page S
Wif'-'s bills too much for moving picture show
man In Oakland. Page N
Capitalist balk? at lending $60 to save son
from penitentiary. Page .-»
Speaker at W. C. T. U. institute urges women
to prepare to Tote. Page ;)
Bai-h choir to render St. Matthew passion mu
fSc at Oreek theater. t'age a
Kngin^or who saved sailor from drowning given
gold medal and $109. . Page 8
I'.firl'> choose queen of Fruitvale carnival and
major will confer crown. Page !>
Mi>h l»rraine Andrews of university to take
part in Bonnhelm discussion. Page 9
Treble Clef society of state university . and
oth»r organizations to give convert. Pages
COAST
Fresno votes for Ratain d»y queen and mar
ichal announos parade plans. Page 4
EASTERN
Gr^at temple of peace aud home of American
republics dedicated. . - Page 3
Photographer fights off bear that is killing
Bronx park zoo keeper. Page 1
rifUbnrg councilman's vote fold for 181.10,
according to state's witness. Page 4
Taft names IJnghes' friend, General Xclson
Henry, t<» be *urveyor of customs. Pace -
FOREIGN
Cctella Reid, American girl, belived to' have
been murdered in Italy.- Page 3
Coi'onel Roosevelt eecs his first aeroplane flight,
wKieh results in disaster. Hage 3
BJornsoa, the great Norwegian DOTCIIst \u25a0 and
dramatist, dies in Paris. I'age -
Count Jkpponyi, who was Roosevelt's boat,
stoned by Hungarian socialist mob. Page 1
SPORTS '
Tenne fettled for a 25 round battle between
Attell and DriscolL Page 12
Stanford Targity tract team may not journey to
Chicago for. big meet. Page 13
Big Jeff works out with gang of laborers re
pairing the river dam. Page 12
Entries close for Indoor meet of Gaelic dancing
club /or Sacred Heart. " /^i Page 13
Phillies defeat . Boston in ninth inning rally
by the score of 3to \u2666. . t'aj;«* fi
. Sausallte yacht club elects officers and fixes
ochedule for the season. \ . : Page 13
Joseph. Thomas arrirps to train for bis battle
with Papke next month. \. Page 12
Catholic' league' baseball champions in class, A
division will \ elasb today. - : Page 12
Seals shot Portland out in opening game of
scries by score t>f 2 to 0. Page 13
Charley Harvey comes out from New York to
b? In Owen Morau's corner. Page 12
Seven stakes listed for summer race meeting
at Windsor track announced. Page Id
Betting opens up in lively fashion on the
coming Moran-McCarthy fight. Page 12
//Lena Lech steps seven furlongs in 1:23 3-3 in
last race on Kmeryvllle card. Page 12
' Tacoma Tigers woreted by Seattle by score of
3 to 2' in - Northwestern ' league. ; Page 13
- Sacramento loses -. first \u25a0 game of., series" with
Angels at Ixw Angclett, 4 to 2. • • '''\u25a0 • Page 13
Duplicate of \s* Angela* motordrome may' be
built in this city and Portland.* ! ; Paisexs'
Happy Hogan'e elusgers make bow lirre ' by
walloping the commuter*. 5 to 1. ' «tf<*l3
MARINE \\ .. . .". . - - -v/-^ :„.
TtviW* '• with tuacUincry delays Msnrhurla's
<icpart«rc'.' > " " : t^mgc 17, ]
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S^ FR^C^
NURSE LEAVES
HOSPITAL AND
CUPID BLAMED
Corridor Spooning With Interne
Is Rumored Cause of
Departure
Physician Denies He Was in
Any VV ay Involved in Girl's
Sudden Leave taking
Antiseptic treatment is being. given at
Lane hospital to the report: that. Misa
Mabel Saliado, one of the young, women
nurses at the institution, has: left the
training school after a clash .with the
.hospital authorities. An effort : was
made at the, hospital last evening to
ajiasthetize the rumor that conditions
at the hospital have led. the authorities
to Issue a set of rules carefully re
stricting the relations between the
pretty nurses and the Internes of the
hospital and the students of Cooped
medical college, with which the sana
taricm is affiliated.
Romance Rumored
Behind the retirement of Saliado' and
the report of the new rules of con
duct, is the story, of a romantic ad
venture at the hospital on Sunday even
ing. This . story the hospital people
would amputate of all its limbs, but
it is reported to be in effect that Miss
Scott, superintendent of nurses, dis
covered Mifs Saliado and Dr. Sylvan
Haas, an , interne at the : hospital, to
gether In one of the corridors at a time
when the young nurse might have been
about lier professional duties.
. Doctor Haas, when seen last even
ing, denied emphatically that he was
In any way involved in the/trouble
Miss Saliado had with the hospital au
thorities.
"Miss Saliado, I believe, left the hos
pital of hjr own volition. I believe
that she might have had some dispute
with the superintendent over a trivial
matter, over some detail of duty, but
no doctor or student was in any way
involved In the incident.
Not Involved
"As for me, I was in no way or-man
ner concerned at all. .'.I : know . very
little about ike occurrence, beyond that
It was some personal matter dispute
between Miss Saliado and her superi
ors, and she left tha hospital freely and
of her own will and was not dismissed.'.'
Miss Irving, night superintendent' of
nurses, stated last evening that she
knew of no rules of the hospital re
cently promulgated restricting the con
duct of nurses and doctors. She said
that were there any such rules she
would know about them. '.
"As for Miss Saliado," said Miss Irv
ing, "she left the hospital of. her own
accord, and not as a consequence •of
any action by. herself or her superiors."
BOURBONS BEGIN
A BITTER FIGHT
Tom Taggart Denounced as
Boss in' Hotel Lobby by
John E. Lamb
INDIANAPOLIS, April 26.— Thomas
Taggert was openly denounced as a
"boss" before a packed crowd in the
lobby of the Dcnison hotel this after
noon by John E. Lamb of Terre Haute,
who declared, in a speech, , that ""the
democratic state convention should be
no Taggert Christmas tree," and that
the convention would. indorse. a candi
date for the United; States senate.
Both Taggert, former chairman of
the nationnl democratic committee, and
Lamb,' present vice chairman, of the
committee, are candidates for the sena
torial nomination.
Many of the leaders looked to - the
council of Senator- B. F. • Shively, ; who
arrived today from Washington,? and
who .will be permanent chairman of the
convention, to 1 bring about peace and
harmony. . .', ;„ \u25a0 ; •
It can be states upon the besfau
thority that Senator Shively is i op
posed to the convention plan or to the
statewide primary plan to , nominate a
candidate for the senate.^ U^Vi
MA Y DISBAR "BOOSTER"
OF NEVADA DIVORCES
Attorney Who Advertised /Easy
Decrees" Haled IntbiCourt, -
CARSON, Ne\'., April 26.— A petition
signed <by. a number of Nevada lawyers
was- filed with the state; supreme court
today asking for the disbarment of W.
H. Schnitzer, an attorney r 'of Reno. \ t
The petition alleges that Schnitzer Js
using his profession to '.further; the rdir
vorce business in the state by issuing
advertising matter setting' forth .the ad
vantages of the laws of Nevada for sev
ering matrimonial bonds, and that this
brings discredit upon - the state and
upon the profession of law.
The "supreme court issued an order
summoning • Schnitzer " to appear, before
it on' May- 25 Vto; show : = cause why ho
should * hot ' be \u25a0'. disbarred .from, prac-1
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PEIXOTTO ADDRESSES CLUBMEN— The mem
bers "of .the' athletic sclnb ot^.TrlnitT^ Episcopal
1 churcb.rof ; which. Rev .'sDr.vCopk?. is
. •' and'direeior,". were,Bildref!^ed>lai ! t'nient*lnitbe
" .lubriKitn.by uJlainr.. '.sMncy. S. : Peixotto. y^Tlie
," Hpeaker," jrave * h KrapUie ' word' I ' picture; of^ hiß
\u0084trip-»o*Außtralasla f as escort 'for Unc- Columbia
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BIRDIES YET TO
BE CAUGHT FOR
30-FOOT CAGE
Quarrel Between Family and
Apartment Owners Awakens
Amazing Love for Pets
View Darkening Fence Rises by
Magic When Price, on Prop*
erty Is Rejected
/. Planned by a woman to circumvent
the schemes of a wily contractor, the
Mueller "spite fence,". which for months
had disturbed the serene . atmosphere
of the Presidio residence district, came
into the limelight again yesterday, when
it was learned that an attempt .would
be made to have the board of public
works condemn the "^unsightly struc-'
ture, which makes the west side of the
.fashionable Terrace apartments look
like a hencoop in distress.
"Whether the offending structure is a
"spite fence," as the apartment, owners
declare, or an '-. "unfinished : aviary," as
Mrs,* Charles X Mueller avers, is a
quesUpn which the municipal" authori-.
ties will no doubt be asked to-deter
mine: Should they decide : that it looks
like and is a component part of a bird
cage .the tenants of .the terrace are
forever shut off from the beautiful
western view 'and may as well put
'."'%'Thc '"spile fence" or '''.unfinished aviary X-fiiie result of;a : bitter, realty
figfit in the Presidio terrace 'district. Mrs. C. : 'Fi. Mueller, the orvner and
architect of the "aviary" ; Miss Erma Mueller, ivh'o drenched the roorl^men
roith [a hose, and! Henry I \]V;agner, * building superintendent, who % figured
conspicuously in the „ dispute: \ , ;-! : \ .- . y < -
shutters on their diniiipr rooi^'windows.
On the other hand, should the decision
bo that the wall' of boards i*< a; "spite
fence", it will simply be^the-basis of a
lawsuit that will make history. '
Has Dramatic History
Mrs. Mueller, who resides at 210 Lake
street, is the owner of . the unfinisried
aviary, and the firm of McDonald &
Applegarth ' is the owner of the'; ad
joining property, on which they re
cently erected the Terrace apartments,
which they declare are menaced by the
apite fence. The history of the spite
fence itself is- replete with sensations,"
such as the hurling of defiance at burly
workmen by the beautiful daughter of
Mrs. Mueller and a courageous stand,
or rather sit, of the girl to malntaiti
the rights of the family *property; a
battle between, the workmen- and a
cohort of neighbors led by the pretty
daughter, who used a garden hose and
routed her adversaries; an all -night
job of /amateur carpenters in ••• fence
building, and others of a like char
acterJ m \u25a0 \u25a0'."" :''- ' : ; •. \u25a0>'. - •;;'; ; - ' •";.*-
. Tho trouble iirst. arose in September
of last • year, when . McDonald & .Ap
plegarth began the construction of the
apartments. ' The plans showed that
the Lake street front would be car
ried out to the building line, shutting
off the Mueller residence, which stood
back 19 feet. ; They also showed that
the revolving windows on the west aide
of the apartments would swing out
over the M ueller property and that the
said west side could not be. linlshed
without permission:' from the said
Muellers .to erept; scaffolding on the
latter's property. -„" :.<,
Could Not: Fix Price -
'"\u25a0". Negotiations Jf or] the sale of the.Muel-.
ler property, to McDonald &Applegarth
came !to nothing. Mrs.' Mueller^ de
manded $B,soojand the* prospective buy
ers were, willing pay only ?2,200. ; The
war was on, and;it.was a merry one. •
Work -progressed > on the apartments
until, it .was necessary .to. plaster the
west side of i^the- building, which was
then' nearly completed and in danger of
being?! greatly damaged by
rain.j y Henry ; : Wagner,^superintendent'
for; M. Fisher, \ the contractor : who .was
building the apartment;' applied' "for
permission .to scaffolding on the
Mueller \ property : on -.which '[ his men
couldatand while' plastering."; The re-
Quest ; was f' promptly -refused^as. were
subsequent *. requests . for,: the same .per
mission t accompanied rby- monetary, con
sideration^ ;f; f It' (developed' into; a j battle
of^wYts/JVagrier jknojvJng" the -loss to
liis/ flrrn" if ;,the t lio^e\wastnot"j at? least
"sheet** lathed/-; and "iMiss ?rlorma? r lorma \u25a0> MueilcY
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Spite Fence or Aviary ?
Officials Must Decide
The Muellers* "aviary," which apartment owners' have the audacity to call
\u0084 a* "spite fence." ,
ROOSEVELT'S HOST
IS STONED BY MOB
Socialists Hurl Eggs and Stones
at Count Apponyi; Who
Hides in Palace
-iVJENNA, April 26.— Count Albert Ap
ponyi, \u25a0 the former Hungarian minister
of Vworship, , whose . guest ' -Theodore
Roosevelt was on. his tripi to. Budapest,
was'attacked at ;a political meeting ,at
Tainesvar Sunday night by^a 'crowd of
socialists. .;I. . '"f; * w V. t '. : ,\
'They, bombarded 1 his carriage -with
stones/ and \u25a0 eggs Vand -cudgeled 'the
count 'severely.*' After '. ef
forts- theV coachman- forced ithe: horses
through the 'mob -and : the. count "took
refuge in' tho^blshop's- palace. A ' ',' ;.'; .'
| • He^ was .followed by. 'the, rioters,'
broke every window in the palace.;
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'\u25a0'^ SEN ATOR?FLINT;S SEAT
Congressman Declares >; Heels'
Candidate for Re-election' •
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WASHINGTON, April 26.— Represent-.
ative iismith ' of .'' the ?eighth"'Callfdrnia
district : said ' today ( <J that>- . he ', has I: ho
thought of entering the raceifor Sena
tor Flint's: seat, but will Ibe-.a candi
date for Ire-election to : the -house. ' He
said: : "I ani in the race and shall use
every. honorable means :to win." . .
TWELVE CARDINALS TO; ,
\u25a0 ; r: /BECREATEDriN JUNE
Consistory Will Be. Held in the
Middle of Month
ROME. ApriT 26.-^-11 'was
edly reported : to'«lay,, that : a ' consistory
probably * would I be ? held" in the middle
of 'June, .when . some - 12 \ cardinals 'would
be^created. - . \u25a0: '\u25a0:'\u25a0\u25a0 >"\u25a0\u25a0l
COLLEGE GIRLS SUFFER A I
• FROM^IMPUREiMILK
Ptoniaine Poisoning; Causes III
\u25a0rA-.-'h ness^of ;Two:Huhdred '
'yfTIIACA?N.rY.,: "Aprii ; 26.^Two^iun
dred Jgirls>in. Sage/coliege^ at ; Cornell
have ibecn":ill. : some ;for; f the
lksf two 'days iwith^ptomaineypoisonirig.''
T ivi fi iirp ty\ i l lr 'i*! sfiicl t«, k« *t h f* I*lll^** :~: ~ ~
'\u25a0Q'tfArpHE WEATHER )
YESTERDfAY-r-CUar; west wind; maximum
a ."temperature, 62; minimum. 50.
rfitiRECASJ FOR TODAY— Fair with fog
in morning-; /light south wind, changing to
£ tfrestgncslp' \
-^ : 'M J
FIGHTS BEAR TO
SAVE COMPANION
Uses' lron Bar-in Battle With
;' Beast: ThaHy as
Keepeiftp Pieces
NEW- YORK. April r 26:— With' his
body ; badly 'torn and mangled by 'teeth
and,- claws, \u25a0 and his left arm "almost
torn ,from its' socket. Richard Spicer,
a,' keeper at the Bronx park zoo, was
unconscious .when rescued . today from
the bear, pit-after a desperate struggle
with 'am angry- bear. .Elwyn Sandborn.
a photographer,- escaped from the pit
wi th" minor ; hurts." ; \u0084 ' "
.t.Patcha. a; brown Russian . bear that
has always -been- considered- mild, be
came? ahgered * when Spicer attempted
to* make Her sit up and pose for a pic
ture* with her Vcubs.. "Dealing him a
terrific, blow i with ber ,paw, 7 she seized
him by', the"* ami and him Into
the den,"; clawing and mauling him.
-'• "Sandborn grabbed an iron ! bar" and
rushed ' to,.the resc'u^s "of" Spicer, ~ who
was -unconscious. Patcha turned on
him, but the.photographer. managed to
fight; her 4 'oftt. His.^screams and the
cries. "of »a^ Ijundted spectators brought
other* attendants, who rescued the im
periled* men.- .;* '
"I' WANT TO BE HANGED,""
* PLEADSsWIFE SLAYER
Judge" Agrees to; Sentence the
'>-'\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0•' Wouldbe Suicide .
! LOS 'ANGELES, j April 26.— When he
was arraigned^ today "on the charge of
having murdered [his wife last Friday,
Ernest Wirth) who kicked the woman
to death, begged' the -court to hang
him without delay. ', '/ ' ['.
"No pentitentiaxy, for ( ' me,' judge,", he
said. "I. want to, be hanged. *And please
have it done, quick." '\u25a0_
.Before, he appeared ' in -'court Wlrth
made . another^ attempt to « commit sui
cide. He climbed. to the top of a closet
in the jail . lavatory * and 1 dived" head
first totthe cement ;floor.* Hefwas not
seriously -Injured. : '- '\u25a0- ". : ;.. •. :•
After Wirth- pleaded '\u25a0 guilty the court
asked -him v If he had • considered . the
matter: fully.' .He replied: ' .
r "Yes; I want 2to "die."
\u25a0.;'; "All .- right."' said 'the judge; ,"you can
plead 'guilty; and -be hanged."
\u25a0 Sentence will ., be pronounced Friday.
GIRL TAKES^ ACID AND
; piES^BEFORE TEACHER
Thirty Schoolmates Witness
Suicide Due to Scolding
' ALTON", ill:. April ,26.— Thirteen year
old Nina' 'Anthis ; ,'committed suicide, in
school; this I afternoon', in"; the"- presence
of her^teacher? and S3o; schoolmates ; by
drinking Scarbolfti acid.'. She left a note
oh -her- desk' in! which she "said; that 1 her>
heai-^ [wasX broken':, because \ her \ foster,
mother her," and 'asked that she
belburied i_with :a * favorite doll and r a
band -ring -she wore.\; - =* '
PLACED ON PROBATION— OaVIand/. April C 6.—
•Chrlsto Mallna; a Greek who pleaded guilty to
, \u25a0 stealing , a i ivatcn * and ' purse s from the I clothes
, oft a | Southern :Paciflc 'ensrineer ;In * a ; ro«j-n«l
~:Jhonse where he.;was employed; as Janitor, wan
[- ; placed 'on >'. probation ', for. fire - years today \u25a0bj
:•* Judse Brown. ;, \. . r - - , '.-\u25a0,• : » .
AR.TIST RECOVERING— New, York,! ApriI- 26.—
!-« John \u25a0,I>» i FarKP.''itlie<srtl9t.'.wlH>;wa!i. reported
! 'as -dying -Sunday, nijcht.~ was.- pronounced out
' <of "dangcr-by his ; physician .today^ . \u0084 ; .
KING HOME— Biarritz, 'April \u25a0 28.
• . King \u2666Edward.- left :lonijrbt r .for.-Lonfl'>n..-.ne
will traTPl-.dlrect.Mnaking nonstop at Paris.
, IMFEAZAL" GARDEN : PART V— Tokyo, Aprils.
i i; ' ,The guests t at '; the * imperial ( garden party ; to-
UCdaj^lncJiuded)!o6^4American3. . .;, - •
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
EXPOSITION
SHARES TO
BE SOLD
Opening of Subscription lists
Gives Citizens Opportunity
to Show Loyalty
FIVE MILLION WANTED
TO ASSURE SUCCESS
Everybody Invited to Attend
Meeting at Merchants' Ex»
change and Aid Project
APPEAL TO CONGRESS
DEPENDS ON RESPONSE
r TT'nUR«iD.\Y In the day for every
1 loyal citizen of Mao Oinnvo to
prove 1il« fealty. The antxicriptlon
Vmtm of the Panama-Padfle later
national exposition will he opened at
S o'clock on the floor of the Merchants'
exchanee. On the amount raised at thl"*
ineetlns lareely depends the «ucee*n of
this rity in nerurinic » federal appro
priation. Everybody la Invited to the
meeting;. Everybody In needed. - Onw
and anbneribe whatever amount you aro
Tomorrow is the day which will •
mark the taming point in the history
of the Panama-Pacific international
exposition. Months have been spent
in the arrangement of preliminary de
tails, and the men who have been
identified with the project from its in
ception have given their time anJ
energy -without hope of reward. To
morrow, the subscription lists will b«
opened,; and upon the amount raised
at this meeting depends the successor
failure .of. the exposition."
Five Million Needed
,' Yesterday was the busiest day that
has been : known at exposition head
quarters since the world's fair project
has been under way. The special
committees appointed to canvass the
city in the interests of the exposition
kept secretaries and stenographers
busy recording their reports, and
every indication was given of results
on Thursday that will surprise even
the "most' enthusiastic exposition sup
porters.
Exposition officials have set $5,000,
000 as the amount to be raised in this
city before congress is asked to make
an appropriation for the exposition,
and this amount must be raised witlvmt
delay if the best showing is to be ma'io
by the governor's comjnittee that la to
visit the national capital next month.
Governor to Head , Party
Governor Gillett and the members of
the exploitation and publicity commit
tee were in conference yesterday aft
ernoon and invitations were extended
to IS prominent Californians to become
members of the delegation which is to
leave for Washington Sunday evening.
The governor's party will take the
Overland' limited train from San Fran
cisco Sunday night, and in addition to
presenting San Francisco's claims be
fore congress will make short vi.«its
at a number of cities en route.
In addition to the IS representatives
of this city and <(ther cities and coun
ties of California who will leave San
Francisco Sunday, eeveral other San
Franciscans, now In the >aat. are ex
pected to join the party. The date
originally set for the departure of the
delegation has been postponed *in order
to allow for the holding of the mass
meeting Thursday. Those already
named on the delegation include not
only several of the most prominent men
in San Francisco, but a number of the
most Influential men of the state at
large. . :'.?;
Shares Will Be Sold
At the mass meeting Thursday ex
position shares will be offered for sale,
and the public is invited to attend and
subscribe. There will be offered 500.00« i
shares at $10 a share, and an effort
will be made to raise the greater por
tion of $3,000,000 in the two hours that
the sale will continue. '
A meeting of the finance committee
was held yesterday morning., at which
Carl ton C; Crane, representative -of the
New York Central \u25a0 lines, and R. R.
-iyltchie. . local representative of the
Chicago . and Northwestern, were in at
tendance. ' The railroadmen discussed'
the" situation "in detail and agreed to.
take, up the. matter, of the exposition
with. the. home, offices of the roads
which'they represent.;
. Private ". advices have been received
from "Washington relative to the activ
ity of N«w Orleans and Washington
inVregard^to securing federal recogni
tion for the attending the
opening of the Panama canal . in 131"..
The gi3t,of those messages is that'th*
matter 1 of 1 ' recognition and
\u25a0appropriation" will depend in a great
measure upon the activity of \u25a0 th« eon^
tendinj cities ia raising funds. "

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