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MBrtY "MILADY IN BREECHES."
rrj Photos of local horsewomen in
I^. the. new riding -costume wilt be
JU found in THE SUNDAY CALL
*/ .tomorrow.
VOLUME .CViL— NO. 158.
EDWARD VII DEAD: GEORGE V RULES ENGLAND
Political Worry May Have Hastened End of Great Britain 's King
CONFERENCE
EFFECTS A
COMPACT
San Diego Will Waive AH De
mand for Federal Aid or
Exhibit
AGREEMENT REACHED
WITH SAN FRANCISCO
Whole State Will Now Pull To
gether for the Panama*
Pacific Exposition
SUBSCRIPTIONS TO
THE FUND POUR IN
[ Special Dispatch to The Call j \u25a0
WASHINGTON. May 6— At a
conference this morning be
iwrcn Governor Gillelt, Sen
aU-i Flint and E». C Collier of
San l>iep:r> an acr^ement w«s reaclieJ.
subject to confirmation by tlie expo
fi.tion auJthbrlUcs of San Francisco
and ?an Diego. U'hicb will . probably
lu-ins about harmony among
« 'alifnrnians looking to the holding of
llio -world's cxpociiion at San Kran
ilsco. Tills agreement was submitted
io fl»e San Francisco' exposition com
mittee later in the morning and agreed
to ihieriirno'isly.
< '."Wlir-r telegraphed- Jlte substance to
San L>fC£o ;\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0<] tis confident that his
associates will agr.eis. to .it. The San
Francisco exposition authorities aw
expected to confirm th« recommonda
tion of . Governor Gillctt and his asso
ciates here.
Summary of Agreement .
The- agreement provides that San
T>ii*go Fhall co-operate heartily in as
sisting San Francisco to obtain recog
nition from congress as the place for
the world's fair anJ shall waive all
demands for a federal appropriation
and exhibit; that San Francisco and
the California congressional delega
tion shall do .their best to secure for
San Diego a permanent agriculture
experiment station and guarantee as
far as they can an equitable division
of any appropriation made by the
state legislature for the San Francisco
and San Diego expositions; that San
Francisco shall assist in obtaining a
government invitation to Mexico, Cen
tral and South Amcrif-a to exhibit at
the San l>i>go exposition, and that all
literature of each exposition shall a'J
vertise the other.
Collier announced that he would take
off his c-a t and assist San Francisco to
push throusrli a resolution at this ses
sion providing: for an invitation from
the pretident to the world to make ex
hibits at the San Francisco exposition.
The Two Expositions
Both sides are to work with the rail
road companies to secure equitable
rates to San Dippo during the exposi
tion season, 50 that visitors to Cali
fornia may s.ee both expositions with
out extra cost.
The San Francisco committee spent
the day interviewing: their friends in
and out of congress. They met tonight
nt a dinner at the Metropolitan club
Rivri by the governor and the commit
le« to the California congress delega
tion, the members of the senate and
house committees on industrial expo
sitions, and a few other prominent men.
Tomorrow morning the committee
will call on President, Taft and most of
them will leave Sunday for New York.
A hearing before the congress commit
tees is to be arranged if possible.
EXPOSITION FEVER HAS
INFECTED WHOLE STATE
Spreading to the members of the San
Francisco dairy produce exchange, the
infection of the Panama-Pacific expo
sition fund will be carried to I«os An
geles and Santa Barbara today, when a
delegation of the organization will
travel south as the guests of the Los
Angeles produce exchange.
The trip had nothing to>do with the
exposition, being merely a courtesy on
the part of the Los Angeles business
men, but the San Franciscans, thorough
ly enthusiastic over . the forthcoming
fair, were not going to allow the oppor
tunity to pass without aiding the ex
position fund. Accordingly, when they
left yesterday, about 50 strong, they
carried with them badges of an ex
ceeding flossiness, on which was por
trayed a -motherly hen on a nest of egg 6,
and around the pictorial effect the
word*. "Laying for the Panama-Pacific
exposition.".
At the head of the money raising
Continued on Page. 10, Colmun 1
The San Francisco Call.
INDEX OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO CALL'S
NEWS TODAY
TELEPHONE KEAHNY SB
SATURDAY, MAY 7. 1910
EDITORIAL
BaHiugrr in a Imd temper. Page 6 *
Effect of Wlckersham railroad bill. Vnge C
America offer* Knsland sympathy. Page 6
Taking hold of playgrounds morcmcut. Pagre 6
San Francisco acknowledges obligations. Page ft
DEATH OF KING EDWARD
British «f>nsul jmcral grieved by death of
Kiug Edward. Page 3
King Kdward during short reign, was amha*
*ado r of peace. Page 4
King Edward of England is dead; George V,
is new monarch. ' Page 1
REAL ESTATE
Valuable real estate to' be sold at auction by
referee.* Page 14
. Laurel apartments, in McAllister street, are
completed. \u25a0/ Page 14
Financial condition U'r yCaln, but healthy tone
ts indicated. .'/ / • page 14 •
Taft, new town 1/VKern county oil district,
to be opened. * Page 11
, Berkeley Is famed as city of splendid schools
and churc'ies. Page 12
Banks lend freely on real estate anil. assist
owners to build. Page 12
Five streetcar lines to serre Xorthbrae, which ;
I uas some tine parks. Page 1#"
Dingeo. park property prores attractive to
\u25a0 many home seekers. * - - Page 12
\u25a0 Potrero boosters are working for many Im
provements in 6«>ctlon.. Page 14
Berkeley's ear and ferry service to be 1m- :
proved by additional lines. Page 13
Oakland's bank clearings show large Increase (
and real estate, sells, well. Prjjc 11
Panama canal •will briug settlers and laborers
from Europe to California. Page 14 .
Prosperity marks i the \u25a0 progress and rapid
growth of the city <»f Berkeley. . Page 11
CITY
l^snc decides in shippers' favor ha spur track
charges. ' Page 10 |
Doughnut seller wears false beard to trap i
Mf. waiters. Page i. '
Park- ct)mmii««i'>n in- favor of facilities , for i
y-wng athletes. \u25a0 . Page 23 -
IMvorce liM'gant quotes from the scriptures ti
further his plea, j I'njr** 10
City park In the In'glesldc dlstrict\ vrill be
uauie<l "Ball>oa." Vage 22
. Preacher who. ateo works as plasterer fvlsjta
»-ity on tour «f world. - ! Page I» -
Jlfn-hants* Exchanec" joins In crusade,' for '\u25a0
"'safe and sane fourth." Pnge 22
daughters of California Pioneers to give
luncheon nnder sequoia In park. Page 5
SUBURBAN
Young eloper wants divorce from bride who .
left him. Page 1
• Alameda may run light and power plant at
night only. Page 0
'•Oedipus the King" to be given in English. in
Greek theater. Page I>
Fruitvnlc citizens want the Dlmond bomestead
for public park. Page 9
Piedmont has a church that boasts of baring
no creed or cant. 1 Page 0
Charles Pnrcell and wife to depart for ' the I
Atlantic seaboard. Page 8
Toy lamp explodes and bunts child to death
while "playing house." Pages
<israet Holme chosen marshal of 'university i
gr-mir-'uitennial pageant. Page 8
Oakland chamber of commerce gives substan
tial aid to the census. Page 9
Theridor Vogt to compos incidental music for -
production of "As You Like It." Page 8
COAST
Prospector wr-hos mother and daughter from
drink erased Apai-hes. Page 7
W. S. High <>f. San Francisco chosen president
of California bar/*rs... Page 5
Hear Admiral j^nnan McCalla dies! suddenly
at hiF f>»nta B*^^* home. Png'e 'JR :
EASTERN ;'
Experts for Doctor Hyde testify against
poison diagnoMs. \ ' Page 10
San Di«>go agrees to waive 1 all ; demand for
federal aid for fair. Page I
SPORTS
O-ftly errors by Ewlng's men give 10 inning
game to Prune Picker*. , Page 16
Baby Oaks win ' 10 inninff same from baby '
Senators at Sacramento. • \u25a0 Pace IT "
Many baseball and. track events scheduled to
day on both eides of bay. v Page. l 7 -
Bnrlingamc society folk head list- of day's
•winners at kennel club show.' Page 16
Monie Attell and' Young 'OTyeary fight 10
rounds to a draw In Brooklyn. Page 16
James Ward, Fresno oil magnate, negotiating
to purchase state league team.' ' ' \u0084 Page 17
Fifteen teams will \u25a0 participate in mixed four
souies on Presidio links today. Page 17
Raisin Pickers ' maVe it two' straight against
Stockton Miller*, score 7to 3. . Page 17
Beaver manager says. Umpire' Hlldebrand has
been hobnobbing with the S*al*. Page 16
Joe C'hoynski \u25a0 Tentures predJctl<Mi that boiler
maker will win in 'seven rounds. - Page 17
Jockey ' Kederls suspended indefinitely by
Judges for bad ride, on T *ady Panchlta. Page 17
/ Oaks tskp 2 to 1 game from Sacramento Sena
tors in regulation championship style. Page 17
MARINE
Shipwrecked crew from schooner . Eva come
botne from Mexico on liner San Jose. Page 21
SOCIAL
Inquisitive detective^ mistake two society gal
lants, for train robber suspects. Page 7
LABOR
Plumbers* union seeking settlement in regard l
to the apprenticeship question. Page ".
Uncle Sam has found it convenient to
become a boycotter. .The war depart
ment's order forbidding ' the jbuying ;of
any oil from the Standard company knd
a similar order- against the purchaVe of •
trust made tobacco places the' govern
ment squarely In the role of a ; bqycot- •
ter. If Uncle Sam can withhbldi?- his
patronage from trusts ;'organlzedjf labor
believes .it, has the game, rights,' will
the supreme, court of the Uniterf States
take summary -action. agalnsf-Secrc-' •
tary Dickinson? iis a'questlog - trades
unionists would like to have aoswercd. 1 '
SAiN I^^QISGG; SATOTB^/^^
HIS M AJESTY KING EDWARD VII
BOND DEMANDED TO
INSURE ALIMONY
Millionaire Iron; Master; Said to
Be^Living With on ; ;
Sonoma Ranch: w
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[Special Dispatch to' The, Call]:. -.','",
NiSW;T;ORK, May ,6.— Mrs! _ Mary Bo
gardus Tower made application Ho: Su
preme 'Court \ Justice-Martin J. -Keogh/
at White Plains,- today, 'for "a h"-- order;
compelling > her. husband, .- Albert '*Kd-'
ward Tower, tlie millionaire iron mas
ter, to give -a ! bond M o guarantee -the
payment of alimony at. the^ rate' of ;$700?
a month. * She alleges that he is now-V
resident of California. • :
Her lawyor, Charles Morscliauser,
submittedlan affidavit of \Lawycr Frank
S.; Sprague of Sonoma. Cal.. setting
forth -amohp: other .things .that Tower
has been ' living with a' young ' Woman
named; Elsie \u25a0 Gafrett on a; ranch' near
that city -the last \u25a0 year. 7 Morscliauser"
contends ,that Tower; is no longer.^?/
resident of the state of New •Torkiy/d
he -is ; likely -to forget about the"; pay
ment; of. alimony ordered by Judge"
Keogh. T and that the amount of prop
erty rhe owns in - New York: stateyia
liable to be transferred by: him," sb'that
Mrs. Tower ; will ; have, no ' security, for
her^ allowance. \ >•'/ .•'-•;. V- ' '"
Sprague, ; the California says
in; his affidavit that, Tower/and ; Miss
Garrett .arrived, in "Sonoma;, last J June
and ; ; the . woman bought , a ;" ranch ! for,
$30,000M-. Since . that- time '%thc' ; couple
have con ti n ually f i res! dod \ th ere; "arc
frequently:' Keen,, in-. 'Sonoma .together
and /that- it^is,;a<mjatter ( U>f •pubiiciand
general /comment V that .they?; are • living
in the same .house.",' _" ' * ; ; " '
November :9; 1841— May; 6j 1810 ~ 7 ,
F rom the painting ;byLukcFildes,R.A.
DOUGHNUT VENDER
IN FALSE BEARD
to Trapjiis Helpi
; ; \ *;aml ? Has \ to Explain .to '
•^ * "^Policemen - ':•* - ;
j jman, with pale and- trembling
face^a-nd; a segment of a doughnut ; in
'his'lhand;' rushed ,v p J to : Policemen : Bar
ron i and&McDonald ';-Thufsday^hlght>' as
'asVthcTtwo', officers^st'ood 'near ithV. cor-*
npriof*ThirdiandMinna;streets;. •
1 • "HltHer.'quick'ly/A shouted the-dough
nut" cracker.. ; ; "There's s a : crook '.down
here: in",:the» United -States^restaurant."'
do you ' know 'he is crooked ?",
asked.' Barron.' •'; - • '\u25a0\u25a0' ; '-'.{. '
"Becatjse • his wig : isn't on straight,"
replied - the _• doughnut- cater, reducing
the segment of : .edlble.
- On; their; tiptoes Barron and:McDori
old' approached -i the; United' States" res
taurant," a : coffee* joint r kept •by V John
.Boyojoih ; at jThird l - and - : ; "Sefe
jbim in" there?" said, the man,
/'pointing tb r a .fellow, hiding behind a
fine^b'rushVof red'whiskers', and "eating
a few cricklets of "doughnuts. ' \u0084. , : \u25a0 V'
"In the name of coffee arid : sinkers,"
cried .the man, "you'll' spoil; my game."
\u25a0?;«' "Sure y. .we •; -will," ; said ; " Mcljonald;
"that's" what [we're '-here "for. Come
bn? uV, to- the • central stationVaridiwe'll
spoil ; it -still further.','. . . :'. '^ ;.;
- v "Sure.- 1 own^ this place," pleaded the
man. ,• "I .suspected;' that some tofsrayt of s ray
help t here V.were;- robbing /me? of the; 5
cent pieces which ;my i customers pay for
cpffee' arid sinkers. Iput on-.theso wigs
and \u25a0. things :• arid 'was 3 going .to I pass \ out
a marked 'nickel 'and'eatch-therri^af'" it."
-A" Boyojion* 1 caHed for ideriti fiers sand5 and got
ajU.his '\u25a0•hjeip/toVcbme^andjidratify^him?
:He : was .let -.ott.'Jr He'l 1 j wear ; a ; d iff er ent
disguise' next ;:ttrriV;;' \u25a0 .;\u25a0' ', V *' : 'i':''>~: '
YOUNG ELOPER'S
HEART IS SORE
Efride ;Doesn \u25a0 t -Kpow Him on the
' v : Street JandiHe^Sues' Her \
for Divorce
' ;; BERKELEY, May>'6^Jrf>ve's; young
dream ; of George •A.-.Warfield,- aged- ID.
*ycars'and ( Miss Helen -MeCorrnic,, two
years his junfor,- which* -was 'made w -a
v realityC,by -theirVelbpemen't-to San Ra^j
fael ;March'\23^;aricl 'their"marriage' there
has.'^ended .in a' divorce 'court :iir. Oak
land/'^ Young WarQeld . has
cruelty * in \that' his J young bride, ••, who
has ! been -in, her father's home at" 3012
Ben, Venue, avenue, failed -to- recognize
hi mon .the'- street a few days -ago.
Although the couple were under legal
age ; :"when they were married, Naylor
&, iUggjns,- attorneys : for the young
sohoolboy, ( : bave' assured him that di
vorce, proceedings; can, be taken.' '. ;
| Young\Warfield; who is wealthy. In his
own righC declared at" the time that" he
"would 1 resist /any ; attempt: to ; annul the
runaway" marriage. \ But- a' few- days
• ago "hV; chanced -to meet- Mrs. Warfleld
'onthestreet, after she had/been closely
confined' to her home by orders 'of ; her
father. I ;'.* ".„\u25a0 ~ .
I "Hello, Helen," /shouted young; "War
afield-i with" greatest enthusiasm I, as " he
'beamed at ."the sight 'of his bride for the
flfstltime; since; the* romance 'had* been
'shattered.;. ; -,v>. - ;. • ...
e.YMrs.*Warfield'did ;; not ;.;seem to. see
him." , He\agaih* repeated the . welcome,
but she .turned on.her heel and. left him
staring :at^ hen figure as she" walked
downjjWebster. street..: . ; , , • '•;';; ';
if -War fields was angry./. He .•repaired' to
•his I attorneys, "and -asked them the
proper 3 procedure. \They* advised suit
fdr;dlv'6rceand> action vwas; begun.*
MONARCH DIES
PROCLAIMING
HIS DUTY DONE
Queen, Princesses and Successor to
Throne at Bedside When Death
Claims Scepter. .;':-
NEW RULER 'BEGINS HIS REIGN TODAY
-
Great Crowds Await Bulletins at Palace Gates,
but News of- -Death Is Received in
Silence and Throngs Disperse
| EVENTS IN LIFE OF DEAD- KINQ f
Born in Buckingham palace November 9, 1 84 1 .
Christened in St. Georges chapel January 25. 1842. and bap
tized Albert Edward.
Created prince of Wales and earl of Dublin vrhen four xscejrs aid.
t Studied at Edinburgh university. Oxford and at Cambridge.
Visited Canada and the United Slates in 1 860.
Betrothed to Princess Alexandra of Denmark September 9, 1862;
married March 10, 1863, in 5/. George's chapel, Windsor.
Ascended the throne on the death of Queen Victoria ]amtars 22,
1901, and was croismed in Westminster afcfcep August 9. 1902.
' Reigned 9 years 3 months and 14 days.
L LONDON, May 7.— Edward VII, king of Great Britain, died at 11:45
o'clock last night. , c
• The prince of Wales, assuming the title of George V, will- take
oath before the privy council at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Coming so suddenly, the death of the king can not but bring- the greatest
sorrow to the nation, in -whose hearts Edward, first as prince of Wales and
afterward as. sovereign, held first place.
HAD STIRRING REIGN - ;=** - ~ v
Edward VI Fs short reign has been a history of stirring times. It opened
with the conclusion of peace after a long and trying campaign in South
Africa, and concludes at the crisis of one of the most momentous political
struggles of modern times between the peers and commons. In a day the
I political outlook of Great Britain has been revolutionized.
• Gathered around the bedside of the dying king were the queen and
princesses. No hope had been held out through the day for the recoTery of
his majesty, whose death, it is believed, was due to pneumonia, following
bronchitis, contracted shortly after his return from Biarritz. Only a day or
two ago the king was conducting the business of state and giving orders, bat
on Wednesday he was compelled to submit to physicians' orders. Since then
until; the end his decline was rapid. -
LONDON, May 7.— King Edward VII, who returned tc England from
a vacation 10 days ago in the best of health, died after an illness of less
than a week. He was seriously ill hardly more than three day*.
The prince of Wales succeeded to the throne immediately, according
to the laws of England, without official ceremony. His first omctal act, m
pursuance of custom, was to dispatch to the lord mayor the ansotmceixietit
of his father's death. His telegram read:
"I am deeply grieved to inform you that my beloved father, the Htrg,
passed away peacefully at 11:45 tonight. GEORGE."
The physicians soon afterward issued their official bulletin, which foQorcrs;
May 6, 11:50 p. m. — His majesty the king breathed his last at 11:45 to
night in the presence of her majesty Queen Alexandra, the prince and prin
cess of Wales, princess royal, the duchess of Fife, Princess Victoria, and
Princess Louise, the duchess of Argyll. !,,
REID. .TXAWSON.
PNEUMONIA PROBABLE CAUSE
\u25a0 Pneumonia, following bronchitis, is believed to have been the eatzse cf
.death, but the doctors thus far have refused to make a statement. Some of
the king's frfends are convinced that worry over the political situation aggra
vated if it did not cause the fatal illness.
Besides the few relatives in England, the duke of Fife and the arch
bishop of Canterbury were in the death chamber. The king's brother, the
duke of Connaught, with his family, is at Suez, hastening home from Africa.
The king's daughter, Queen Maud of Norway, will start for England to
morrow. ,
The intelligence- that the end of King / Edward's reign had come was
not a surprise at the last. The people had been expecting it any hour since
the evening bulletin was posted at Buckingham palace and flashed throngh^
out the kingdom. The capital received, it without excitement, but sadly, for '.
the king -with his own people was unquestionably one of the most popular
rulers in the world. They regarded him as one of the strongest forces
making for the stability of the peace of the -empire.
NEWS RECEIVED QUIETLY
!§jf* The fashionable restaurants were just emptying and a few groups of late
theater goers were making their way homeward through the rain, while a
small crowd hung about" the palace, when the streets' were filled suddenly
with newsboys, shrilly crying, "Death of the king." The papers were quickly
seized, and .the people discussed the momentous event quietly and soon dis
persed. The streets .were deserted" by 1 o'clock.
' Within a few minutes after the death'of the king the home office was
telegraphing the intelligence to the heads of other governments and the
diplomats and colonial officials throughout the world.
V.; /All who : knew the king expected his death would be sudden, and it
would, not have occasioned surprise if it had occurred without warning
a,t*some social function, as a result of heart trouble. Almost to the end he £
refused: to -take to his bed,.and was sitting up yesterday in a large chair, so/ j
Y^&^EKwY4i§ l ™h x »cs« wind; max
'bnuurhemperature 66V^ minimum 52.
JODA V — Fair;
somebtiqt [warmer; ligjit^nofth t»ind % changing
to fresh t»est. yfQ% / •
PRICE FIVE CENTS.

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