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BURGLARS LOOT 70 BUSINESS OFFICES Five Floors of Monadnock Building Visited and Safes and Desks Broken Open Only One Hundred Dollars in Stamps and Coin Secured by the Robbers Open saf>s, broken desks and "jimmied" doors on the second, third, fifth, seventh and eighth floors of the Monadnock building offered mute testi mony yesterday morning to the effec tive work of two burglars, who .•prac tically looted more than seventy offices in tb< large structure during Saturday risht and Sunday morning; and secured 1-es? than ?100. Nothing was too small or too large for thp efforts of the pair, public sten ographers, loan companies, agents, man ufacturers, lawyers, brokers, and rail roads had their offics ransacked and tvhen tbe bu^in^s? week" opened yes terday P. C. Huntingdon, superintendent of the building, was besieged by an army of startled tenants. IJE«KS AND S.VFKS OPEXRD Thirty desks had been ripped open and the contents scattered about the floors. Money boxes and drawers In five safes had been broken into and in almost every instance stamps and money were missing. The combination of every safe in the building had been turned and in most cases left standing at zero, and • this led Detectives tequim and Graham of the southern station to suggest that the robbers hoped to find the safe locks slightly turned, but not entirely tumbled. In the offices of the Pacific refining and roofing company's offices, the safe v.as found open and three of the desks damaged. It had been the custom of this concern to keep 5750 on hand for the payroll, but the money was dis bursed Saturday afternoon and only two dollars' worth of stamps was ftolen. >THIPS TAKEN FROM COOKS The detectives concluded that it had taken one man about a minute to open «*ach door, ejnrar.ee having been gained with a screwdriver. By prying oft! a strip of facing next to the door jam and near the lock, the bolt of the lock was left exposed to a pressure from the screTrdriver. The pc-uliar conical shape \u25a0 of the bolt made the task of throwinjr it back easy, altho-ugh. after the thieves l~:sd entered and closed the door, only r!ose inspection would detect their work. Once inside, the men employed a "Jimmy"' on everything that had a lock on it and rifled all the desks. As soon as the detectives had dis covered the method of the robbers Su }><-rintend< j nt Huntingdon ordered 550 new lo<ks with which the entire build- '\u25a0 ing will be re-equipped. The wholesale burglary was but a repetition of a raid, ir.ade about a year ago when some tv.-enty-five offices on the lower floors ' •were looted. At that time the burglars secured stamps and small sums in gold, and silver. FtAID ON RAILnOAD OFFICES ! It i* believed that the robbers were looking: for a large sum in one of the railroad offices. On the second floor the Wabash, Baltimore and Ohio, Santa Y<i and Rio Grar.de. and Empire freight e-m-f TOUEiNG Studebaker Bros. 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GET IN TOUCH WITH ANY OF THEM F-M-1T TJISTRrRITXPIIS STANFORD STUDENTS WILL BE HEARD IN THE TUNEFUL OPERA "MIKADO" Three T» omzn students of the.Schuberl club at Stanford university, wfyo will appear in the comic opera of "The Mikado." From left to right they are Dorothy Stillman, Ruth Roberisan and Irene Burnside. route executive offices were ransacked. Stamps which were perforated with the line's initials were left behind. None of the railroad safes was left open, but all the combinations had been moved by the burglar. The raid on the third floor was the most thorough, the Pacific refining and roofing company's offices suffering most from the effective "jimmy." The office of William J. Dlngee was searched, but the heavy desks resisted the tool wielded by the burglar. LIST OF THE VICTIMS A list of the offices broken into fol lows: Wabash railroad, Baltimore and Ohio railroad, Grand Trunk railroad. El Paso and Southwestern railroad. Santa Fe md Rio Grande, Panama railroad. Em pire freight route, California salvage company. Pacific Coast "hardware asso ciation, W. B. Hinchman; Tonopah and Tidewater railroad, Williams Bros. & Henderson, San Francisco automatic company, J. E. Kerr, S. A- White, John son service company, Miss Lora Kim berly. Turner bed company, A. C. Ru lofson. Standard loan company, Fred P. Winchester, William J. Dingee, the White company, H. M. Anthony, ' W. Morgan. Pacific Coast art marble com pany, George Armstrong, the Aetna life insurance company. It is believed that two men were en gaged in the. burglaries, one as "look out" and the other as operative. One of them was seen by a tenant of the building and is described as about 5 THE SAN JFB^ feet S inches high, weighing 135 pounds, about 45 years of age and wearing black overcoat and suit. VAMJADLE ARTICLES LEFT There is hardly any clew to lead to the capture of the robbers." In spite of the opportunity to steal quantities of cigars and samples of and liquors, novelties, and jewtTlry, nothing .was taken except money and stamps. J. A. Williamson, the night watch- : man, told Superintendent Huntington that he was in the building constantly during Saturday night and was on every floor several times before morn ing. It is thought probable that by operating swiftly the men may have: turned the trick Sunday morning. CIVIL SERVICE WILL HOLD EXAMINATIONS Chance Is Given for Competi > tion for Good Places The United States civil service com mission announces that the following examinations will be held at San Fran cisco at an early date: Electrical assistant, NoTember 9: testing en gineer, forest service, Seattle, Wash., $900 per annum, November 9; editorial clerk (male), dl rision of publications!, department of agriculture, \u25a0WaPhlngrton, L>. C, ?1,400 per annum, November 9, IPIO. Application blanks and further infor T mation niay" be obtained 'from the sec retary, twelfth civil . service district, postoffice building, San Francisco. DONNE GIVES RUEF TEN DAYS' RESPITE ' Consideration of the motion of. the district attorney •that Abe Ruef be re committed' to the county jail pending determination of his appeal from con viction for bribery vras postponed yes terday to October 19. Judge Dunne made the . order, in place of Judge La wlor, who had hot returned to the city from Eureka. It was supposed that Judge Lawlor would be in town yesterday, but the boat upon which he made the* journey was delayed by coast fogs. Next Monday the appeal court w!U hear arguments' on Ruefs appeal. It was practically, agreed yesterday that until the argument is concluded Ruef and his attorneys; will not have to trouble themselves about the; question of hie liberty or bail. ..... • Judge Lawlor has already ruled that Ruef is -not entitled to' be at large on the score of his . physical condition, and the only question now' at ? > lssue is whether or not the. order, of Judge.Ca baniss liberating him may be* revoked. SCHUBERT CLUB MEMBERS TO SING Stanford Men and Women Will Give Musical Comedy on Elaborate Scale [Special: Dispatch to The Call] ; ..STANFORD UNIVERSITT. Octl 10%-- A performance of >"The Mikado"^ is to bo given by /the Schubert club on the evening; of October 15; after the game ; between the freshmen of Stanford and California, The cast of characters for the play was selected several weeks] ago, and rehearsals have been in prog-; ress almost : since the v beglnning of the semester and: the piece Is almost ready for production. \u25a0 - ' x Miss Alberta Hanna is ' cast in the ; heavy part of Katisha, and the other i leading woman's role, of Turn-Turn' is to be taken by; Ruth Robertson. Hoi lister Magulre has the leading male role of Nanki-Pooh. :,The .staging for the piece and the costumes are elaborate. One of the features of the performance is the size of the chorus, which has been rehears ing daily for three weeks. The pro ceeds^ of the- production are to go to swell the fund which is being raised for the erection of a woman's clubhouse on the campus. \u25a0, Following is the cast of characters; Tnm-Ynm Ruth RoberUon Petti-Sing Dorothy Stillm«n Peek-Bo Irene ' Burnalde Katisha .Alberta Hanna Kankl-Poob Holllster Maguire Ko-Ko .James I Forb«s Poon-Bah ....Alfred Roekwood The Mikado Harold Bromell i Plsh-Tish ........... .P. M. Jon«> % The women* chorus will contain the .following: Dona Amston Nina" Moi?e Mary' Atwood Chettana Kesbltt Mabel Crumby j Pearle Sheldon Emily Coleman Ada Simons Hazel Gilbert Teosie Tags? Mary Gunnell Bertha Van Zwalenbcrg Roe Hanna - Alice Weyse Bertha Haig Carol Green \u25a0 Mabel Lerer \u25a0 Wlnona Bassett Prances I»ftls \u25a0 Ora McDermott May McCormack . Celeste Phelps Florence Metsner The men's chorus will be as follows: James Mclnernej C. W. Waite James Wells E. C. Manning A. C. Murray G. C. Larkin S.t W. Gntherle J. E. Matthews Burnett Sanford — E. B. Bartlett W. C. Glover F." D. Price I. D. Payne ' H.M.Sherman "KID" SULLIVAN TO FACE VAGRANCY CHARGE TODAY Judge Deasy Declares Trial 'Must Proceed at Once The case of "Kid" Sullivan, .the no torious manipulator, of pickpockets, who was recently charged .by Detective Ed Gibson with vagrancy, was called before Judge Deasy yesterday and again postponed. Charles M. Douglass, Sullivan's attorney, was "unfortu nately detained in other courts," as he has been on several other occasions when Sullivan faced the court. Judge Deasy showed plainly that he. did not care for the oft repeated excuse and notified Sullivan to" be- on hand the first thing this morning with his at torney, saying that the case must go to trial at once. It is. rumored) that the "Kid" is pulling every string possible ,to_secure influence to help, him escape conviction. Forty members of the po lice department have been subpenaed as witnesses" against Sullivan. ...- ,' : HUGHES IS SEATED ON SUPREME BENCH Court Adjourns' as Tribute to Memory of Late Chief Justice WASHINGTON, Oct. 10.— Ceremonies marking the advent of a new judge of the law' and the demise of a famous jurist who had gone before him con stituted today the solemn business of : the supreme-court of the United States. Charles' E. Hughes of New York donned the robes of office as an associate judge with all the formalities designed to give dignity to the court, and then with a few words of sorrow expressed by the senior associate Justice. John Marshall Harlan, the court adjourned until to morrow, out of respect to the memory of the late Chief Justice Melvin W. Fuller. \u25a0 * The little courtroom' was crowded. Conspicuous among the spectators were the mother, .the'wife and the. daughter of Justice Hughes. The administration of the oath to the new justice consumed only a few min utes. 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