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District Attorney Fickert to
Endeavor to Abolish the
Evil in City
Grand Jury Returns a Second
Indictment Against "Dr."
Thompson •
afternoon returned a second indictment
against the accused practitioner, hold-
Ing him to answer a charge of violating
eection 290 of the penal code, which
provides that the unlawful mutilation
of a human body is a felony. •
The action of the grand jury in re
turning the second Indictment against
"Doctor" Thompson was a precaution
ary measure to prevent his release In
the, event that his attorneys could free
him. from the murder charge on techni
cal grounds. From »the evidence ad
duced so far at the coroner's inquest
and by the grond Jury investigation
•there are few who believe that "Doc
tor" Thompson will eßcape the murder
charge. However, there is always a
possibility that the peculiarities of the
law may provide him a loophole to go
iree on this charge, and it was the
consensus of opinion among the grand
furors that, if the malpractitioner
ehould not be held for murder, there
If at least sufficient evidence " to try
him on the charge of wll!fully muti
lating the body of Eva Swan. A con
fviction on this charge would carry with
3t a sentence not exceeding five; years.
While the grand jury was in deliber
ation over the second indictment of
"Dr." Thompson, down at the city
prison there was being pfayed another
act in the sordid drama depicting the
Visitation of punishment, which has
come to at least one of the principals
Involved in the doing away of E\*a
Swan. Supported by her faithful sister
on one side and her brother In law,
.August Borman,' on the other. Marie
IMesserFChmidt, the nurse employed by
"'Dr." Thompson, was led from the city
prison a tottering wreck In mind and
"body. Miss Mesperschmidt was far re
imoved from the same woman "who,
\u25a0Tn-hen arrested with I*.**" lover, "Dr."
Thompson, last Friday night, denied
that she knew anything of the death of
Eva Swan. Her incarceration In the
city prison and the "sweating" process
of the "third degree," coupled with the
tragic scene when her brother in law,
"August Borman, showed her her
another's picture and secured her com
plete confession, all had left marks on
the once flippant woman.
Completely broken in spirt and real
izing the enormity of>her wrong doing.
3lar:e Meseefschmidt collapsed In the
city prison early yesterday mornlng.N
At the suggestion of the detectives
4n charge of the case the district at
torney ordered that the nurse be re
leased from the prison and allowed to
go to the home of the Borman's in
Berkeley. She will be car«*d for by her
sister and friends and every effort
\u25a0will be made to restore- her strength
so that Bhe may be In condition, men
tally and physically, to appear at the
: trial of "Doctor" Thompson and give
the testimony against. him contained In
her confession.
The murder Indictment against' "Dr."
Thompson, returned by the grand jury
at an early hour yesterday morning.
\u25a0will enable the district attorney to
bring the malpractitioner to a speedy
trial. The indictment for murder pre
cludes the necessity of a preliminary
examination in the police cour^ and
brings the accused directly to the bar
of justice in the superior court
Thompson will be brought before Su
perior Judge Frank H. Dunne for ar
raignment or. Monday morning. The
district attorney will ask for a quick
trial and the only'delays will be such
as the attorneys for the defense see
fit to impose.
Outside of the returning of the sec
ond indictment, the only new develop
ment In the case came yesterday after
noon when Detective Ed Wren, who
has charge of the case, received c, tele
phone message ' from a man who
claimed to be the writer 6t the anony
mous letter sisned "S. L. S." The letr
ter was received by the police Tuesday
mornfng. and alleged that Paul Parker
and Mrs. Carrie Ware, the landlady at
•whone house - Parker and Eva Swan
lived, were both/cognizant of Miss
Swan's condition and had applied to
the writer (who claimed to be a reputa
ble doctor) to perform a criminal oper
ation. The letter was pronounced a
Advertising T^alks \ [
" f rrc- ' T It is all very well not to run after a car that you have
1 \Jlfilr caught, but it's quite a different story if you refuse to
lllUj]loh '' lloU on '-'&> : / .;•
\u25a0 The florists in Philadelphia were doing business
sJs=3jK-» along the old lines, had a certain ; number of customers— -
enough to keep things going — and did. not see any use in trying to get
One fine morning these complacent gentlemen woke up and found
that a new man had "arrived," a man with ideas, who believed that the
great population of Philadelphia could be made to yield more sales if
they were approached in the right way.
He believed in flowers and believed he knew what they meant to
people if they were once set to thinking about them.. Wherethe other
florists were satisfied to sit still and wait for customers he went out after
them and brought them in.
'George L. Dyer, one of the best advertising men and copy writers
in the country, handled the advertising. And between the two— Fox,
the florist, and Dyer, the advertising man — -they made things num in' the
florist business in old Philadelphia.
Mr. Fox held flower shows of his own, got^ up an exhibition of
orchids and sent invitations to the wealthiest people in town, , and they
came. This and a thousand and one other things he did to focus public
attention on flowers in general and his flowers in. particular.
All the time Mr. Dyer was publishing Fox flower news in the
newspapers in such a way as to make people understand that flowers were
not a luxury but a necessity in every day life. That copy' made them
think. about flowers.and want them, and Fox was the only florist in town
who could supply them with what they wanted at trie prices they could
afford -to pay. ,» -~ \ y
Just the other day I saw a page advertisement in a national maga-
zine — Fox has outgrown Philadelphia- — he is . selling flowers clear across
the country. * ISHbJMMSI, •
Does it pay to advertise? . . •
It is up to you, Mr. Merchant, to decide whether or not you. will
sit down and wait or go out after what you want
The advertising columns of The Call are open to you; -The Call
offers yovTa service of advertising copy, written by men as high in the
profession as George Dyer. <»
Whenever you are ready phone Kearny 86- and a Call , represent-
atrve will call.
Candidate Tells Cheering Crowd
That Victory in November
Is Assured
Triumphal March Through State
of the G. 0.. P. Standard
Bearer Continues £ H
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
FRESXO. Sept 30.— "1 feel tonight
that I am in the house of my friends,"
declared Hiram W. Johnson In opening
his address here tonight in the Bar
ton opera house after an audience of
2,000 persons had quieted down from a
demonstration which continued for a
full minute after the curtain rose on
a stage occupied by 200 vice presidents,
with the republican standard bearer
seated in their midst. As he. began
speaking: the cheers broke- out again,
and when he continued It was with
words of deepest appreciation for the
ovation given him and for the manifest
spirit of loyalty to the cause for which
he stands.
"On August 17 I sat in my office In
San Francisco and, realized the full
force of the solemn obligation that had
been laid upon me by the. people of
this state," he said. "I come back to
you tonight that you may know that
by the grace of God, and with your
help, I'll perform that obligation to the
state of California. . The line was
drawn when the primary campaign in
this state opened six months ago, a«d
there shall be neither .vacillation, hesi
tation, concession nor compromise upon
the issue then laid down. *
"When I tell you that beginning with
the first day of next January fhe gov
ernment of. this state is to be just as
free of domination by William F. Her
rin and the Southern Pacific railroad
as the republican party is today, I
speak. with all assurance of republican
victory. I can assure you after a-Jour
ney that has taken me from the north
ernmost county of this state to the
platform upon, which I now stand that
there is no more doubt about the suc
cess of this campaign than there was
about the success of the primary cam
paign when I appeared here before you
prnor to thep rlmary election.
"The only question to be determined
now is whether the majority to be ac
corded the republican ticket in Novem
ber be a half thousand or a whole "hun
dred thousand."
Johnson was neither boasting nor
giving away to a spirit of overconfi
dence when he made that: declaration.
His Journey, of the' laej. few -; days
through counties whioh are normally
strongly democratic has been a. most
wonderful eye opening, and-,1 know
that he is firmly convinced now that it
is not a question of victory that Is to
be solved In November, but a question
of the size of the. republican- majority.
Everywhere he has traveled. Johnson
has been received with the most spon
taneous enthusiasm. Noti a* day \u25a0 had
passed and not a town has been visited
that seemed democrat that some dozens
of dempcrats have hot come forward
with volunteered pledge* of support.
Taking the strongly democratic coun
ties which he has visited as an i Indica
tion, it-Is.a conservative belief that for
every republican who bows to the com
mand of the Interests and turns against
Johnson there will be two.or, " three
democrats to cast their votes fpr. him.
Despite the rumors of great defections
and growing opposition" that are so
easy to circulate the fact remains that
in the counties which Johnson has vis
ited the republican party. "Is in \u25a0 more
perfect \u25a0 harmony, . and ; accord .and. .In
more solid alignment behind the head
of Its, ticket than .ever- before. . -
This has been another day of en
thusiastic welcomes, i .of .big meetings'
and of convincing incidents. Modesto
gave Johnson the greatest rally of the
campaign last night, yet the little town
of Ceres, just four miles' south of
Modesto, turned out 500 persons" at
9:30 o'clock this morning and filled to
overflowing the larg-est hall in the
place.' The schools were dismissed and
the school children, waving flags.'
marched to .meet his automobile as it
entered the town. The high school was
there, too, and under the direction of
the yell ; leader, R. E. Goodsell, para
Hiram Johnson Greeted
By Thousands in Fresno
•*-- Hiram Johnson-, speaking at Crows landing.
phrased the school cheers into Johnson
slogans. • - ' \u25a0 ' \u25a0\u25a0•"'.
Rouse .'em, -Hiram Johnson!
Sou-s 'em. Hiram-Johr.son!\ < \u25a0•', '--\u25a0-
\u25a0 " Rus-h 'em. crush 'em, smash 'em.
\u25a0 Hiram Johnson! « . .- , .
This was one of the that the
entire audience took, up arid gave with
a vim. C. M. Whitmore and ..Myron
Wagnor occupied the stand with John
son at Ceres, the .latter introducing
him. . * ....-•.
At Turlock, Johnson-, addressed a
crowd of 300 persons on' the. street at
10:30 .o'clock arid, at noon^spoke to a.
throng :of, about equal stee in Merced..
Three, automobiles filled -with. .Merceil'
republicans met Johnson's cai* five, miles^
out on the road Rnd escorted him into,
the city. .With, his ,"ownVpa*rty r h«^ra#
later the guest of the MerCed . rtceptlbri*
committee at luncheon. Those who'com
posed this committee were Chairman.
L..' R. Johnson of the county committee,
F.iTV. Henderson, X'B. blcese, Paul"Neu r
1 mann and F. A. Chamberlain. . •
\ .At. 2:45- o'clock Johnson 'reached Ma- !
dera. where a band and 200 persons
awaited him at; the. principal .street
corner. \ He spoke for SO minutes and
was given a most'cordlal reception' and
was cheered, repeatedly during'his ad
"dress. In referring to the Issues of the.:
present campaign' he declared that they!
were bigger--. than thepersonality.qf any
man and added:
"Any. mari^whb attempts* to interr
mingle {his .individuality. ;with>such'a
cause is .6*verriih'*with a peculiar ego
tism, oV else > he takes' himself alto
gether too seriously." , - ; \u25a0
Ten. miles out from Fresno this a£"t
ernoori Johnson wa soviet by ; half a
dozen automobile loads, of Fresno re^
publicans, who made the run to.wel
come and escort him Into the 'city.'* The
\u25a0(machines were grayly. decorated, and as
.Johnson's car came up to them, he. was
; glven cheer after cheer. . Among those
in this reception party were Chairman
Joseph P. Bernard of the county com
mittee, State Treasurer W. R. Williams,
Judge Thoijias J. Lennon of Marln
county, ; Mayor Chester lof
Fresno, Ray W." Baker, W. F.- Chandler,
: W;A. Sutherland, R. N. Barstow, Sheriff
A. E. Mason, C. C. Smith, .A. M.'Anton,
W E. Bush, W. 'H. -Say, Ernest Klett,
C P. Avenell, A: -H.; Dean, J T.- L R^ed,
JB. Best and : Charles ,W.C Bruce. . :
I -At 6: o'clock Johnson was the guest :
of honor at a banquet at .a "downtown,
cafe, attended' by, more than lOOJSounty
committeemeh, representing,; practically
every precinct :in the' county* \ Several
brief speeches .of a. congratulatory, na
ture"" were - made,; to -which Johnson -re
sponded with \u25a0 words- of sincere .appre
ciation. , The speakers werei Judge
Thomas J. 1 Lennonfl State : W.
R. ..Williams.. Chester H. «Rowell-.- and
Chairman Joseph' P. Bernhard "of ' the'
county committee.'. . .' ''-..'\u25a0\u25a0 'c
j Bernhard. presided, at :the-meetlng.to
night and In .his. speech; of/ introduction
paid Johnson a high' compliment^ as a
man and a leader.-- Every seat' in" the
opera house was taken long-before the
stage.: curtain was : raised, and ? by. the
time the speaking began the rear' arid
side aisles were jammed; while .even
the foyer -was '• niled-ae far from 'the
doors as Johnson's, voice carried.-Hun
dreds/were , turned, away, disappointed^
Johnson and his party will leave on
the Owl train at 11:15' tonight for -.Los
Angeles, where the, itinerarj' for the
next few days is -in' the 'hands pflttie
local county committee; - #
Plan Speaking' Tours
\u25a0 The -Campaign "f" f committee, : of -the re
publican state central -.committee held
a noon meeting yesterday; to *arra ; nge
for-the speaking tours for: the {coming
week. Among those in attendance Jwere
A. J.; Wallace, candidate* for lieutenant
governor; Lee Gates of X.os 'Angeles
and. Senator. Cutten) of 'Humboldt. . ,
Wallace departed' yesterday,; for the'
north", speaking/last night 'with Gates
at Sulsun. \ Fromt- there he 'wiM- make
a. quick excursion' into the Sacramento
valley, . returning for,- meetings .to
night in Alameda; county.. Napa will
be; visited on Monday, -Pfetaluma Von
Tuesday and Santa Rosa on Wednes
day. . ' ;• „ /:-' .. , : J:-v '\u25a0.;.' ',- ; -V-- \u25a0
\u25a0* Wallace was more-^than pleased with
his reception" in \u25a0 San Francisco. •
"I \ find the '-/'situation* here : in. the
north.'.' he 'said,' "such as, to in r
crease my, 'confidence -in J the ~_ success;, of
the entire ; ticket. rTheJleadefsi here are
buoyant and they, make] 'predictions i far
In s advance, of iariy thing "that iwas- done
August; 16./:: ' . . . "'.
\u25a0 : "Mayor Mott of = Oakland , telVs us that
the situation inAlameda countyis. well
in hand [ that •' \u25a0 the county 'is i going r.to
rank;Upin keeping -with' its republican
history.''" '\u25a0 "S : '. '\u25a0•'\u25a0• .", '\u25a0 .--:; *' : "-\ '\u25a0\u25a0
v ; The ; feportst from : the ' Johnsoh\meet-*
Ings "tell- of a^contlnubus ovation. From
Fresno V the republican -Btaridard bearer
wiH'~g6 r direct: to Los Angeles/ whfrie; he*
will remain until Wednesday. His cam
paign in the s6uth will be made under
the auspices of the Los Angeles county
committee. He. will be the guest of
honor tonight, at a dinne rin Los Angfe-
Ics to which the republican "editors of
southern California have been invited.
It will be the. occasion for one of the
biggest rallies of the campaign. \ .
In a special interurban car, accom
panied by a 'fife and drum corps, John
son will visit, all the smaller cities
about Los Anegles. He will speak at
each place and be accorded a' reception
by the citizens. ,"' »,° >
Francis V. Keesling . will go out
again next .week, to speak for; the re
publieanjjcker. He wlll^ participate in
meetings at-'Martinez. .Vallejo, San Ma
tep, Qrovjlle andvat local bay. points.*
Reports from. the various counties of
the state tell of inc.reaslng.'enthuslasm
for the republican ticket. Senator Cut
ten brought the information yesterday
that- Johnson would get a big. vote in
Hiimboldt county. His labor vote there
will- be particularly strong. ." ••--
"From Fresno, Chester H. Rowell sent
word .that Johnson would carry the
county by 2,000. Prominent democrats
concede -the county to Johnson by 1,500.
Four years ago VBell carried \Fresno
county by 600. Rowell ' states N also' that
from personal observation, he believes
that^ Kern county,; which.. Bell* carried
four years 'ago by: 400, wiHglve John
son a. big majority. "\
Estimates from county committees
indicate republican majorities in. those
localities ' that were' Bell strongholds
four years ago., A partial, list- of re
ports received by, the state central com
mittee-follows: , .
"From" Sacramento come estimates of
a republican majority 'from .1,800 to
2,500. | Sacramento ;. was a strong Bell
county four years- ago, giving . him a
plurality of more than 3,600 in a total
of 10,500 votes. . .
"R.L. Thompson of Santa ; Rosa
writes that Johnson will carry Sonoma
county by 1,500. Bell carried: Sonoma
four years" ago-by : 700. =. , ,
"&'.; V." Wright, of San Luis" Oblspo
estimates that Jollnson- will carry the
county by 750. Four-years ago Bell
carried the county. \ :\u25a0-.,: \u25a0-\u0084 . :. i .' ,'
"T. S. Hudson of Watsonyille states
that Monterey will' have a. safe margin
for Johnson.- ' \u25a0- ; . • "v L
"H. S. Tibbey of Downieville \u25a0 states
that Johnson will carry . Sierra county
by ,150 to 250; Four, years : ago Bell
carried the county by 150.
"A. 'E.'Boynlon- states that Johnson
will carry' Butte:' county by .not less
than 1.000. Four. years ago Bell carried
Butte by 700.-- .; '•\u25a0'.: V
"W. B. Charles of Hanford states that
Johnson and the entire ticket-will re
ceive 'a large- majorityjn Kings county.';
| Meyer Lissner,. chairman: of the state
central committee, 'who is 'at present
in Los Angeles/ says 'that Johnson-en
thusiasm In the south has-multlplled
since the state convention.;Lissner will
return ,to' San/Francisco on Monday, re
maining in Los Angeles to assist In the
welcome ' to ; the- 1 republican- candidate. V
The republican couiky; committee met
last night at^ headquarters iSn, the In
vestors' building, with Fred G.'.Sanborn
in the chair.' ( The -districts : ; reported
successful' organization^ The differences
in -the thirty-third - district/w ere .re
ferred; to the organization' committee
for.yadjustment. " ' ' .
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Democratic State Convention
Names } Candidates Chosen
by Tammany Leader
Platform Declares Inflexible 0p»
position W the '-So Called :
New Nationalism? -
Candidates Nominated
By New York Bourbons
For governor, 'JOHN A. DIX,
Washington county.
For lieutenant Governor, THOS.
. F. COXAVAY, Clinto-nr county.;^ \
For, secretary of mtate, EDWARD
LAZEXSKYi Kings county."
For V comptroller, ..--:.- WILLIAM
: . SOHMER, New-York.
For , state ' treasurer, JOHN J.
\u25a0•KENNEDY, Erie -county. r
For attorney/ general, THOMAS
V , J. CARMOD Y, Yates county.
For Htnte oncinecr and surveyor,
JOHN; A. BENZEL, New' York.
For. associate Judge of the court
•ot appeals, FREDERICK K.
COIAjW, \u25a0.Chemung: ;\u25a0 county. .
V Continued From Page 1
had been selected and the other places
on the ticket had been settled to the
apparent satisfaction of those who
gathered In the rooms of Charles F.
Murphy, . the Tammany deader, earlier
in the evening.
Two Halts in Program
Dix tonight 1 yielded to -the solicita
tion of the pleaders and agreed to run.
Then the list, of candidates prepared
after a day of almost continuous con
ference went through shortly after
midnight, with only two halts in its
quick prpgress.
This was the presentation of the
name of Congressman .William Sulzer
as the only rival candidate for govJ
ernor. Sulzer received 16 of the 450
votes of the convention and Dix got
the rest. \
Leaders' Wishes Opposed
Supreme Court Justice, James .%
Bates 5f Ulster ' county was the only
; other candidate presented in opposi
tion to the wishes of the leaders. For
associate Judge of the court of appeals
he received 22 votes, but before the
result of the balloting was announced
the nomination of Collln was made
unanimous on the motion of Ulster's
delegation. All the other nominations
were by acclamatlonr
When the= leaders left Murph's rooms
at 2:30. o'clock thls_ morning afffir a :
vain effort to agree* upon a candidate
the majority of them were for the
states chairman, Dix. 'Unanimity of
opinion, however, was prevented mainly
by Dixs persistent refusal to run.. .
Dix Objects to Honors v .
: "I do not see how I could accept with
honor,", he declared. -. : :
' \ VI 'am. afraid it would leave sore
spots all over, the state."
. Every influence was broug%t to bear
upon the unwilling* holce. Several of
his' relatives; his wife, hie brother in
law and his nephew, ;alL of whom were
here -with him, were sought out and
urged to try persuasion. But when the
i convention met this afternoon for, the
first', session of the daj? Dix was still
undecided. •
; Pale and haggard, showing the strain
under which he was laboring, he called
the convention to order. The address
of Permanent Chairman Herbert X.
Blssel, the reading of the platform, the
reports of "committees and the adoption
of the routine resolutions held the del
egates until 5:43, when the convention
took a recess until 7:30. .
Murphy's Advice Prevails
The conference in Murphy's-room was
that the leaders still '.held to their
opinion that -the" should run. : Then Dix
Within five minutes | the committee
returned to the conference and -an
nounced his decision. Soon Dix came
out of his room. :- r * '
Demand for Support'
"Yes," he said, "you may shake my
hand," smiling like those who con
gratulated; him. "But," he added," "I
don't know whether you should con
gratulate me or not." \u0084 '
,:"He has shown himself a big man,"
was the comment of Edward M. Shep
ard, who was the first to abandon his
own candidacy In, favor of Dix, who
resumed : almost; Immediately. " Four
hours later ' a committee consisting of
National i Democratic : Chairman Mack
and John E. - McCooey, j the -, Brooklyn
leader, left the; room and went to Dixs
suite. : .There they : told the chairman
had made It • a : condition of his' ac
ceptance Uhat : all the other candidates
should 'promise' him their v ~ support.
From how many he \ received . this
pledge could not be ascertained.
; Colonel Barton ; championed ,the In
dependence league in his speech nom
inating Subzer, and this brought a
storm ;of hisses. ,
"Hiss if you will," he shouted, bran
dishing his fists.. . :-;\u25a0;\u25a0„
' "Get the hook!" yelled a voice in the
gallery. :
Malt Liquors Sold in Canteens
Prove Stronger Than Reg
ulations Allow v
Regulars Wait tor State Troops
to in Ambitious
[Special D'upalch to The Call]
i^CAMP ' ; ATASCADERO. Sept. SO. —
General Tasker H. Bliss, commander
of the camp, Issued orders today stop
ping the sale of malt liquor from all
army canteens here. Heretofore^ it
has been the custom to allow the
troops the use of malt beverages in
camp provided they did not contain
more than 2 per cent of alcohol. .
- A number of.. church organizations
In the southern part of the state,
headed by the Woman's Christian tem
perance union, it is said, have been so
persistent in .their protests that Gen
eral Bliss -deemed it advisable to hAye
some of the beverages analyzed . and
found' that -they contained mor« than
the 2 per cent of alcohol.
; The j schedule of Instruction for the
regular troops has passed the ele
mentary stage - and the 'remainder of
the maneuvers are to be devoted to large
actions. Outpost, reconnolssance, ad
vance guard and hasty intrenchment
work by small units will give way to
combat between regiments" and bri
gades, and the influx of new blood by
the arrival of the California troops
will give sufficient numerical strength
to permit of those larger actions with
out the necessity for -skeletonizing
units or "outlying" Imaginary posi
tions. . .
Preparations have been made for the
90 mile equestrian test, and General
Bliss will take the saddle to lead the
18 field officers on .their weary ride at
6 o'clock tomorrow morning.
A force of blues under the command
of Captain D. J. Reams of the Thirtieth
Infantry, entrenched themselves today
on Sandy Ridge against an attack from
an imaginary enemy supposed to be
marching on Monterey.
In taking up- their position the blues
were compelled to erect "splinter proof'
trenches against a possible artillery
attack. The men proved their rugged- i
ness in tHls dJQlcult work by working
under the blistering sun.
Tired with their 15 days of difficult
military work the Arizona" regiment
of militia broke camp this morning be
fore daybreak and entrained for their
armories. The regulars lined the road
and as the Arizona boy 3 marched by
with their band playing gave them
three hearty cheers. , * .
The regular field day will be held
tomorrow. Prizes amounting to $500
have been raised by the troops. Among
the numerous races there will be a one
mile full equipment relay race, each
man is supposed to run 220 yards and
deliver a message.
. The gun contest for the light artil
lery will be the exceptional feature of
the day. Other races will be a mounted
-rescue race, a signal ("wireless) con-:
test, a shoe r,aee and an infantry con- j
test \
. Trie sanitation o.f the camp Is per
fect. At present there are no soldiers
sick at the hospital.
Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel H. S. T.
Harris Is in charge and maintains rigid
discipline. All water must be boiled
and other numerous precautions* are
taken for the health of the camp.
There will be a military dance anfl band
concert tomorrow night at the Hotel
Paso Robles. All the staff officers, in
cluding General Bliss and numerous
line officers, will attend.
Guardsmen to Depart
[Special Dispatch io The Call] i
SANTa ROSA. Sept. 30.— The mem-!
bers of Companr E. Fifth jeglment.
N. G. C. are preparing to leave here
tomorrow afternoon for San Francisco I
en route to Atascadero. where they
will join the regulars in the 15 days'
fall maneuvers. The company, in com
mand of Captain Claude H. Sanborn.
First Lieutenant Edward TV". Beatty
and Second Lieutenant Ernest W. Cor
nett, has been, recruited to full
Petaluma Sends Fifty
[Special Dispatch io The Call] i
PETALUMA, Sept 30.— Petaluma will
make a good showing at Camp Atas
cadero this year and will send 50 men
jot Company X, N. G. C. under Captain
Joshua B. Dickson. The men will
leave at 7 o'clock Saturday mo-cnlng.
With $3,000 in 'Pockets Yuba
Man Goes East
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
TUBA CITY, Sept. 30.— Cornelius
Lane,* for several years an inmate of
the county hospital. ha 3 gone to Man
chester,- X. . H., where he will Join his
wife, whom he has not seen for 20
• years. Lanejs «8 and his/ wife 72. They
separated 20 years ago but neither se
cured a divorce. A short time ago Lane
secured back pension money amounting
to $3,000.
Upper Sunset lmproTement clab will hoM a
high jinks and smoker tonight at O'Ponnell's
hall. 320 L street between Ninth" and Tenth
avenues. . The entire membership of 73 will be
present with many of their friends.
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
MODESTO. Sept. 30.— A young: milker
employed on a farm near here com
mitted suicide . today by cutting his
throat with a razor. The man. whose
name is supposed to be Sargenti. ap
peared to be in his usual good spirits
at dinner time,' but left the table and
went to the tankhouse, where he took
his own life. He gave no reason for
bis deed. His brother lives in Mon
terey county.*
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