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Lawyers Fail to Shake Testi*
mony of Cfeief Witness
Against Doctor Burke
Woman of Strange Beliefs De«
dares She Will Not Sue
Alleged Dynamiter
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SANTA ROSA. Dec. 14.— J. H. Oetjen,
a member of the jury trying Dr. VTil
lard P. Burke, was attacked with ague
and chills today and made necessary
the postponement of the case until Fri
day. At the adjournment L«u Etta
Smith was still en the witness stand, to
all appearances as keen and emphatic
as she was when she first began her
str&r.ge testimony last Thursday.
In the face of her rep.iarkable story
:'-nrf still more remariicble beliefs theft
has fcetn transferred to her the Interest
snd curiosity usually centered in the
defendant in criminal cases. The pub
lic eer.timent of the community, in
yinc; to fatnom the workings of her
mentality, :n endeavoring to harmon
i~e her statements with her shrewd and
quick niir.d, has lost sight of Doctor
Bi-rkc ar.d the dynamiting- charge. To
rpad her theories arouses a doubt as
to her *>anity, and to agree with the
defense that the woman Is a victim of
hallucinations. To see lier on the wit
ness stand, parrying with retort and
answer the skilful questioning of two
of the best attorneys in Sonoma county,
10 observe her, coolness where another
woman would be in hysterics, to watch
her comprehension and grasp of all
subjects brought to her notice, removes
all thought of her being insane. Never
once during- the entire long cross ex
amination did she allow herself to be
Trapped: never once did she trip. At
fiir.es. after she would make a sensa
tional answer, it seemed that she had
broken down and the public expected
her total discomrlture momentarily, but
she would smile and with an explana
tion or a word make her position
stronger than ever. -
That she had a good working knowl
edge of court procedure was evident,
and the presumption was that she ac
oui-.-ed it while acting as stenographer
for law firms in Oregon. She seldom
asked to have a question re-read to
her. but frequently safeguarded her
self by saying:
"I have answered that question once,
An<j the probabilities were that she
liad. She seemed to be fully aware of
her privileges ajid rights as a -witness
find, under no consideration would sire
allow- them to be trampled. If the dis
tfict attorney defended her, well and
frond;. if not, she defended herself.
Her weakest moments were - when
Fhe trie<j to explain her metaphysical
•reasonings. Her language was cor
rect and fluent and her arguments, at
first blush, more than plausible. It be
jcsane evident, however, ac she proceed
ed that she was suffering from the
common complaint of indigestion from
over and rapid eating of the fruit of
lh*?tree of knowledge.
For the last 10 years she has satiated
herself with religious literature. She
has delved Into Hinduism, touched
Shintoism. gobbled philosophic treatises
against Christianity and dabbled with
all the flood of eocialistic and unso
ciable views of almost all the self
dubbed prophets the age' has produced.
The yogi man has found in her a ready
pupil. She has .toyed with telepathy
and snuggled -to the supernatural. She
has sought the unique, the strange, the
queer and seems to have found them
all — bat found them imperfectly. Her
philosophies are the result of her semi
education. They seem warped, wajnt-
injr. like structures on unstable founda
tions, shaken and influenced by every
P'.;st of passing thought.
Th*» woman is from beautiful.
Hhf 4 has high_ cheek bones, hollow
clerks and a poor complexion. Her
r*>d*»emsng features are her forehead,
\\!i!<~h is high and broad, and her eyes,
\u25a0which are penetrating, keen and sharp.
Ther*> !s not an iota of insanity in her
The Vase. as far as it has gone, has
dealt ruerrjy with the moti\-e of the
crime. Th*> charge proper scarcely has
l.f^n mentioned. The prosecution
hold? that Doctor Burke dynamited her
tent to destroy her and the baby and
thus rid himself of an embarassing
situation. Up to tb*» present all that
the state has done has been along lines
of proving the motive, its theory being
that Lv Etta Fmith. going to the sana
torium as a well meaning and virtuous
woman, was inveigled into a life of
<>vil by th* teachings of Doctor. Burke.
Th*rp, T«-as littlp in her testimony to
prove .that Doctor Burke imparted to
her any' of the views she holds at
present, apart from the thesis on free
love which lie gave her. Tn the minds
of a large number. Doctor Burke did
not.teach her these things, but took ad
vantage of her exotic beliefs.
From the evidence that has been
brought out. both by the prosecution
and the defense, the conditions at the
sanatorium surrounding the principal
persons in the trial were base and
* Despite all that Lv Etta Smith has
said, the defense holds that she is
either the most flamboyant liar that
ever stepped into a'witness box or that
the woman is the victim of hallucina
tions. They have" failed" to prove either
fact on cross examination. . They tried
to show during the session .' of court
this morning that she was testifying
\u25a0with a view to bringing a civil suit
against Doctor Burke, but she denied
this emphatically, saying that she had
r.o Intention of suing Burke for the'
alleged dynamiting,, and that her sole
claim against him was for the support
of the child.
When the <^ase is opened ehe will
renew her testimony. There vis little
else for her to say. Every possible
Fubject has been thrashed out over
and over again, and the probabilities
are that a-fev/ more questions will
bring her examination to a close. That
the defense will'try to Impeach her is
freely admitted.
Kurtz to Be Witness
BERKELEY. Dec? 14.— Prof.. Ben
ismln Kurtz of the English department
of the university, probably will be
called to testify, at the trial of Dr.
Burke on the oharge of dynamiting the
cottage of Miss Lv Etta Smith and her
infant child. The- university faculty
man has been requested to tiold him
self In readiness to attend the trial."
An attempt will be made to s^iow that
Miss Smith and Professor Kurtz were
close friends. \u25a0 . , \u0084
"Miss Smith and I bore the-relation
ship of instructor and student," said
Professor Kurtz today. "I^never.- mev
her outside the class room, and only
once or twice, there when she .stayed
after class to aek a. question. I am
ready to so to Santa Ro6a when I: am
S'&ated, - -— — "~" ~ -
Christmas Trees and Plenty of
Candy for Tots in the Schools
Transfers $10,Q00,000 Bonds,
the Revenues to Hasten
Abolition of War
"WASHINGTON. Dec. 14. — Andrew
Carnegie today -transferred to a board
of trustees $10,000,000 in 5 per cent
first mortgage bonds, the revenue of
which will be used to "hasten the
abolition of international war" and es
tablish a lasting "world peace.
The formal tranfer was made at -a.
meeting In the rooms of the Carnegie
research foundation. The trustees or-
Sranized by choosing as president United
States Senator Elihu Root, the perma
nent representative of the United States
at The Hague tribunal. President Taft
has consented to' be honorary presi^
dent of the foundation.
The method by" which the annual In
come of half a. million dollars shall be
expended is left by Carnegie entirely In
the hands of the trustees.
The foundation is to be perpetual,
and when the establishment of' Unive
rsal peace Is \u25a0 attained the donor pro
vides that the revenue shall be devoted
to the banishment of the "next most
degrading evil or. evils." the suppress
ing of which "would most advance the
progress, elevation and happiness of
The trustees of the fund are:
\u25a0 United States Senator Elibu Boot, former
necreterT of state and former secretary of war;
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler (New York), presi
dent of Columbia university; Dr. Henry S.
Pritchett. president of the Carnegie - lounda
tloa for the advancement of teaching; Joseph
H. Choate, lawyer and former ambassador to
Great Britain; Albert K. Smiley (Lake Mohonk),
educator and humanitarian ;_ Dr. Charles W.
Eliot, president emeritus of Harvard university;
James Brown Scott, solicitor of the state de
partment; John" W. Foster, lawyer and former
secretary of state; Andrew J. Montague, lawyer
and former governor of Virginia; William M.
Howard, lawyer and congressman (Lerinsrton,
Ga.); Judge Thomas Burke, Seattle, Wash. ;
James L. Slayden, congressman, San Antonio,
Tex.: Andrew D. White.' former ambassador
to Germany; Robert S. Brooki^gs, lawyer, St.
Louis; Samuel Mather, banker and steel manu
facturer (Cleveland) ; J. G. Schmidlapp. railroad
man f Cincinnati) ; Arthur William Foster, re
pent University of California (San Francisco);
&. A. Franks, banker (Hoboken, N. J.); Charle
magne Tower, former ambassador to Germany
and Bussia ; Oscar Straus, ambassador to Tur
key; Austin G. Fox, lawyer (Xew York); ' John
L». Cadwallader, lawyer (X.ew. York):. John
Sharp Williams, senator elect from Mississippi;
C. C . Taylor, chairman -of the . Carnegie : hero
fund commission (Pittsburg) ; George W. Per
kins, financier and philanthropist ( Xew York);
Robert S. Woodward I (Washington) and Cleve
land H. Dodge (New YorK), president and secre
tary, respectively, of the Carnegie Institution
of Washington.
The name xof Louise 'Whitfield Car
negie and Margaret Carnegie, wife and
daughter, respectively, of the dp nor, are
appended to the deed of trust as .wit-
Carnegie Honors Regent .
It wa-s as a regent of the University
of. California that A, W. Foster of this
cits' was selected by Andrew Carnegie:
as. one of the trustees- of the Carnegie
fund for the promotion of peace. Fos
ter received the following: message,
addressed to him as regent of the uni
versity, notifying him of the meeting,
anJ accompanied by the list of men
selected by Carnegie for his Urust:
Hie following named gentlemen 'have accepted
the trust which • I propose .to | constitute for I the
promotion of peace. If convenient, I hope \u25a0 you
will attend a meeting of the trustees for > the
purpose- of receiving delivery of; the deed of. gift
inaugurating the organization, and such .proceed--'
ings 88 shall be deemed expedient.'- the meeting to
be held at the Administration building of - the
Carnegie Institution of Washington,"* corner.. of
Sixteenth, and P streets. In -Washington,^D. C,
on the 14th of December/ 1010.'^ at 10.'a.\m.' Very
truly yours, . ANDREW CARNEGIE. \u0084
Foster did not . have time; after »\u25a0
celving the notice to; &s to-,Washington
to assume the trusteeship. ' .'
Fair Sex Joins Movement <to
Oust ; Seattle's Mayor
. SEATTLE. . Dec. 14.— Nearly all of
the women who are \u25a0 registering \ as .vot
ers In Seattle sign the petition; for the
recall ofi Mayor. Hiram.C.'.Glllf as.^.soon
as they -have qualified 'themselves.*
Their names . counf' on ' the .recall [ peti
tion, but they" must, register again l next
year to be able- tOj vote. ,.: • ' -, -\u25a0' ' ;\u25a0«; \u25a0«
Twenty-one •' \u25a0 Living of ; Family!
Where Stork Arrives
NEWCASTLE," Dec 14.— The, twenty
eighth' child has j arrived at the home •of
Mr. and; Mrs.! Jason Bonner. Twenty-;
one of the [children rare -living.^ Bonner
is j49 i years-old arid- his wife' is * four
years his junior. . ." . 5
LECTURE ON SOCiAUSI£i-R«T. ; Pather.Towey/
j C.-S.'; P.. .lectured. on socialism Tuesday ; eTen
\u25a0 ing 1b St.* Mary's * hall. ' adjoining:: St. Maryls
• Paollßt. church. , i. The -lecture was delivered' un-"
flex the "auspices ol tke Alemaai". club* '- .
Providing holiday cheer foT kindergarten pupils.
Golden Gate Association Gives
Presents to Children in
Its Charge
More than 100 tots -In this city were
made happy yesterday, for" Santa Claus
stopped at three of the kindergartens
under the management of ' the Golden
Gate kindergarten association and left
behind him a goodly array of dolls : for
the girls and toys for the boys, and. big
boxes of candy and red and gold; Christ
mas calendars for everybody. The toys,
piled high at the base of beautiful
trees, gaily decorated and Illuminated
with the: fairy lamps ; of the , season,
were distributed after the Children had
sung, their songs of greeting" and of
Christmas cheer.
The Hearst kindergarten, "in Glen
park, opened the round'Of; entertain
ments for the~ children; with exercises
under the direction of "Miss Anita
Rhoades. At .the kindergarten; at* 734
Fourteenth street about 40 eager little
ones were ; present for,. \u25a0 the \ distribution
of gifts under the supervision of Miss
Maud Twy man, and at the Golden Gate
kindergarten ." even a greater number
w^ere in attendance, as, 16 of the little
orphans from . the Jewish; home - have
lately been added to the class and were
present yesterday "at their first kinder
garten Christmas. ' Mrs. Arthur Poyser
directed the exercises, but' many, of the
officers and directors of the association
were present to watch .the pleasure- of
the*-children, f or^ many' of whom it will
be their only Christmas tree.
All of these kindergartens have; been
by the Golden Gate kinder
garten association "and 17 in • all are
flourishing under their' control, most
of them . in •'. connection with public
schools.. Nine other public schools have
applied recently for kindergartens, but
the association . has been obliged to ; de
cline for lack of sufficient funds. Alto
gether 16,000 children are Instructed' in
thelrcare, and are taught to work and
to play intelligently and to do many
useful things to make- their leisure
hours enjoyable. *..- :
Allss Virginia , Fitch Is president of
the association. Mrs; Louis Bloss: and
Mrs. Cyrus "Walkers are vice presi
dents ; Miss , M. v L. s Brown. ' treasurer;
Mrs. Silas Palmer land Mrs. T. P. Board
man, secretaries. Among • the directors
are Mrs. E. E. Brownell, ; Mrs. B. F.
Norris, Mrs. Ernest Cowell, - Miss
Spears, -Miss M. E. < Parsons' of Kent
field. Mrs. A. P. Hotaling; Jr.,, Mrs.' E. R.
Lillienthal and • Mrs. A. D. Keyes: \u25a0 ' . ; , •::l: :l
This morning thererwllLbeChristmas
trees for thejchildren' of the "Washing
ton Irving school " kindergarten^ in^,
Broadway near ; Montgomery, . for 1 the
Hearst kindergarten -in I Union street
near Stockton, for the. Stanford at San
Bruno i and . for the Pcpe'^ and "Walker
memorial ;in , Greenwich* ; street near
Wording of Invitation Caused
Judge ; to} Pass [Up Banquet '
NEW iHAVEN^-Conn.,. Dec. ; 14.— An
explanation , of .the absence. last* night
of Judge^SlmeonE.' Baldwin,' the-gov
ernor.'';elect, at the' chamber" of com
merce r dinner, \u25a0 at . whlch< Colonel ', Roose^
velt spoke,- has been; learned. ;-
/The Invitation extended': to thel Judge
readr ' ' *» : . '\u25a0'\u25a0'\u25a0':- .'\u25a0';,; :• .':\u25a0-".
t "To * meet the • Hon. v - Theodore -Roose
velt." \u25a0-' ' , /.' : : \u25a0 .. - . \u25a0 *.[ -\u25a0-. '
i .As . there, has '.been' a .failure to adjust
the differences ;,whlch arose .'over - Judge
Baldwin's exceptions (to '<-. Colonel' Roose
velt's criticism during the , recent po
litical ; campaign, . the^ former*: absented
himself' from! the - dinner. 'S The Vcorre
sponderice - - between f Colonel": Roosevelt
arid /Judge " Baldwin y has •• not '<• been idis
closed.-, ....•-'/-.\u25a0.'\u25a0 ?"A>" ;:• ''Z-J" r - : - •"• '. • ''
Frank iCh ance v Pay s ;, $25,000Yf or
\ \u25a0 Citrus^FruitrOrcHardir ;
[Special DUpaicfvio)Thc]Call]t \u25a0,:.'
\u25a0 * WHITTIER; f Dec. '^1 4:^-Frank iChanc e;
theMeaderj 1 of i the '.Chicago ; Ciibs, bought
another Vorange'. grove six [-miles -from
here^today." ; He; paid'^ $25,000 f for | the
orchard/'> :; j . ... "\u25a0'• "\u25a0"-'' >'•••?•*'- X ; '. .'
\ BILOXI^Miss., • Deoi 14.— The; first so
cialist {; elected J In y Mississippi j> and » one
of ,' the^f ew. 1 in' the f south' j; scored % a'lvlcf
\u25a0to^/i_nya T ?munlclpaiyelectlon^here. c 'yes'"?'
k terday.'Xv S.';-W. ; \u0084Rose,vrunriirigi'ori.?afi"sb^
clallsttplatf6rrn;>was.;elected s I tolthe'7;ltir
councUjOyer^'; democratic Vnooilne«^;r.r:
Retirements to Result in Selec»
tion of Major Generals and
WASHINGTON, Dec.? 14.—Announce
ment was made at: the war department
today. of the selection of several gen
eral; officers of high rank, and - their
nominations will ?be submitted to the
senate for confirmation soon.
Upon the retirement of Brigadier
General Walter Howe,. December 30,
i Colonel Joseph W. Duncan, Sixth in
fantry, will be promoted to brigadier
general. * • . \u25a0
Upon th© retirement of Brigadier
General Earl D. Thomas, January 4,"
Colonel Walter S.".Schuyier, - Fifth r cav
alry, will be promoted to" brigadier
generaL . ' v .-....'...\u25a0 v. 1 -./' \u25a0;.
, Major General William ;P. Duvall,
commanding • the division fof the' Philip
pines, 'will retire January," 13, .and
Brigadier j General Charles " L. Hodges,'
now In command of the department of
the lakes at Chicago, will be promoted
to be major general...
Colonel Robert K. \u25a0 Evans, Twenty
eighth infantry, will be appointed a
brigadier general.
Major General Hodges will retire
March 13, and Brigadier General Ar
thur Murray,, present : chief of coast
artillery, \u25a0will become a" major generaL
Colonel' Erasmus M. . Weaver, now in
charge? of | the . militia ; division, will be
appointed; chief '.of ;artillery.: with, the
relative' rank : of .brigadier: generaL
j Brigadier General Frederick X.. Ward
will be retired MarchVl9, and Colonel
George S. Anderson^ Ninth cavalry,
•will become a brigadier generaL V
Motor Cars Are Thrown From
Freight and Badly Damaged
PORTIaAND, Dec 14.— Balky air
brakes on the Soo-Spokane train of the
Oregon railroad andr navigation' divi
sion caused .a- collision .between 'that
train and :; a freight \in .the \u25a0: eaat v .< side
railroad i yards at noon : ; today. Engineer
Ferguson ; . and , Fireman }] Robertson of
the passenger engine jumped and I were
slightly injured.j ured. None ; of the ; passen
gers i suffered; any thing ? worse .than a
severe^ shaklng.up.* A^ f reghtj carl con
taining 'automobiles- was: thrown 160
feet. * r Some ;6t; 6t ; the automobiles -were
damaged ; almoatj. beyond 5 ; repair. J;
Texas Bluecoat ! Resents Attend
tions to His Daughter .
•': I HOUSTON. \. Tex.,.: Dec. . 14.— Mounted
Policeman „ Lubbock of . the : city f police
force .'today I shot • anU probably i fatally
\u25a0wounded ; James ;Flf e, , another mounted
policeman. Fife was with i Lubbock's
daughter; oh* the street ; when' the" lat^
ter-.met , them and -i opened*' firei-J
attentions of Fife \to Lubbock's Idaugh
ter were objectionable \ to -.the s father. 4 ff :
i \u25ba! Famous "Pint of(Cough?\ \
i\u25ba ' Syrup" Receipt ! !
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> pint vof r granulated sugar . and 5 % I pint
of \warm ; water; andt stir ? for; two min-
utes.:;; Put ¥ 2 % f ounces t: of r. pure > Plnex
t (fifty - cents', worth) -in v a ; pint | bottle."
and. fill: itiUps.withS the ; Sugar - Byrup,
This • gives you i&\ family, supply >of •: the
best i cough i syrup at *a i? saving \of J2.
It: never ? spoils. -i;Take;- ai,-teaspoonful
every one,; two; or j three hours.;;
. : The : effectiveness : this t simple rem-
edy Is surprising. > It > seems -to? take
'- hold * instantly, \ : . and? wlll^ usually v stop
the most i obstinate \u25a0\u25a0 cough^ Ini24 s hours.'
'It i tones -up -. the 'Jaded \u25a0; appetite l and is
justilaxative.cnoughUo^be helpfuMn a
cough.", and^ has ? a^plea3ing.- taste. Also
'excellent 5 for ibronchialstrouble,'*; throat
tickle,? sore • lungs ; and * asthma; , and an
unequaled ' remedy, for whoopiner couch/
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edy *Pinex | and-; Sugar'; Syrup % (or
strained v honey) -... is t%a.z prime* favorite'
. In -i thousands *of {j homes In .the
\u25a0 States w -, and -f Canada; r^The plan y has
been * Imitated; \ though • success-'-
' fully. 1 , If - you s try i lUy use i onlyf genuine
> Plnex, ;,-which is ? the ;". most -< valuable'
concentrated/ i compound », \u25a0• Norway
• white y. pine v- extract, r and i:\ Is ; % rich \u25a0* in \u25a0
J guiaicol % and j all ?the it natural -: healing
pine i elements.^ ; Other; preparations ;; r wilT
not 4 this * recipe. »v .. ;;-, r -v; : -
: it A s guarantyj; of fi absolute s satisfaction^
'or money* promptly, refunded;' goes -wlth ;
.this iTeclpe^-Ypur.-; druggist i has | Plnex '
ioriwilligetUtjfor^ypu.iaf'notnsendno 1
4J3ie Pinex.go^ft.SVayce.Mßa, -r
Moneys for guilding Railroad -to
Be Raised by Private
Subscriptions V
[SpecialiDi3patch to The Call]
SANv LUIS OBISPO, Dec. ,14.— The
committee appointed; by the*« chamber of
commerce \ to , make \ thej preliminary ar
rangements for- the building of a rail-,
road; from i San Luis bay to' Hanford
has reported ': favorably. The , commit
tee .first -Intended' to form "plans "for
procuring \u25a0 f unds , by \u25a0 popular,-subscrip
tion f or : building \u25a0 a road > from ' the 'end
of.f the-- Stone: Canyon to a
branch of the Southern Pacific-company
at "Alcalde, a. distance of. 15 miles.
'As ; the; plan fwas expensive, owing; to
the'rough character of : the country the
committee /decided to^ change * its . plans
and has 'now mapped out a' direct; line
of the proposed foad • from \u25a0 tidewater
to Hanford.* ' . '
Committees to solicit"; subscriptions
in \u25a0 the vicinity of Hanford and -Vlsalla,
as .well ,'as in the c i of \u25a0 San-Luis
Obispo, are i to, be^ appointed, r. They, are
first ;to t procure -sufficient ;\u25a0 f unds 'to •• pay
for the preliminary survey, " the pro
posed line;.toltouch ; this ;clty. ;
A company 'will be incorporated and
known' as . the San Luis '^ Obispo and San
Joaquln'. railroad," "with "\u25a0;"; the -'board, of
directors, . three " of .whom ; will . be the
presidents of banks of San' Luis . Obispo.
"Sterling Furniture is the Ideal Gift."
4? will place any of our stoves in your
kitchen ready; to cook upon.
v §S B ' -.:'. • n
I and the East |
\ ; Take the Electric Lighted San j
E v Francisco "Overlaid limited" via the j
G Chicago, Union Pacific C& North g
E y 5
| daQy at 10:40 a m., insuring for your- 5
[} self a pleasant trip surrounded by ideal S
E home comforts. Less than three days t
B ; enroute. > - j :
n / ? <diriirigr r <^^service: is that of the S
X superb metropoKtan hotel. Buffet-parlor- Oi
n observation car affords the charm of con- X
n { \u25a0'-;\u25a0' gwiial travel coi^ahwns^; luxurious appoint-, X
m ments and perfection of service. • S
Q The China and Japan Fast Mail leaves |{
ffi San Francisco daily at 9:00 p. m. . f{
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J \u0084;\u25a0;-{ Automatic elec^c^s^fery signals all the g
» - way to Chicago and more than Q
« /ffiS§2Zffff\ 900, miles of double track.' j)
G i^r^^S^^^^ Information, tickets and 5
E Xsg%3sSs&r sleeping car reservations on ap- B
X plication to any ticket agent or to Irj
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1 RealjEstate|Ba^ai^^bbuiid in The Sunday Call |
Pinchbt Says Ruling Should 'Be
Had on Reports of
-^WASHINGTON, Dec. 14.— "Congress
can not now fairly avoid responsibility
of ruling oa the reports of -the com
mittee,"^, declared Former Forester Gif
f ord Plnchot ; today, „• in discussing the
recent . report of-, the majority of /the
Balllnger-Plnchot investigating com
; Plnchot said that from. the beginning
It was known" what. the report would be
arid that the "standpat majority" did
only what was expected of them. He
said the public was , entitled to know
which . of the three : reports congress
approves. •
: "Certaintly the stand patters In con-<
gress who believe in the Ballinger kind
of conservation should have a chance to
go : on record to that effect," he con
tinued. "The question whether . Bal
llnge?" Is an unfaithful public servant
is of little consequence compared to
saving, the coal lands" in Alaska and
the; water, power rights of the people."
PHYSICIAN \u25a0 KILLS . HlMSELF— Plttsbcrjr. Dec.
;14. — Leaping- from a window in th» n«-w
Homeopathic hospital early today, Dr. W. . JI.
'.- Proctor," one \u25a0of the best • knorra . practitioners
r In the city, was killed. The case was reported
to the coroner as a snlclde. Doctor Proctor
underwent an. operation . at .the hospital, yes
Informatten of importance to EvEiytmß,
A great deal of patn and suilertng 1
; might be avoided If we had some
; knowledge of physiology and the care
:of the body, particularly those parts)
that do the most work and should al-
ways be kept strong and healthy.
In an Interview with a prominent
physician he states that people should
pay more attention to thefr Icldneys. as
they c/ratrol the other organs to \u25a0 a
remarkable degree and do a tremendous
amount of .work in removing "the poi-
sons and waste matter from the system
by filtering the blood.
• During the winter months, especially,
when we live an Indoor life, the -kid-
neys should receive Borne assistance
when needed, as we take leSs exercise,
drink less water and often eat more
rich heavy food, thereby forcing the
kidneys to do more work than Nature
intended. Evidence of kidney trouble.-
such as lame back, inability to hold
urine, smarting or burning, brtek-dust
or sediment, sallow complexion, rheu-
matism, may be weak or irregular heart
action, warns you that your kidneys
require help Immediately to avoid more
serious trouble.
,An herbal medicine containing? no
minerals or opiates has the most heal-
ing Influence. An Ideal herbal cos»-
pound that has had remarkable success
as a kidney remedy Is Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root. .^PH
You may receive a sample bottla of
Swamp-Root by mall, absolutely fVee.
Address Dr. Kihner & Co., Blngbam-
ton, N. T.. and mention the San Fran-
cisco Dally Call.
They Speak for Themselves
San Francisco, Nov. 21 1909
_ Dr -^° n S Him. 1268 O'FarreU Street.
San Francisco — Dear Doctor: After
number of years
treatmerit. Your
jSteSjiS^W diagnosis of my
ease by simply
fln^^PPraSi feeling the pulse
FW^^^^^^^^^S dence and after
ESwiH \u25a0ffifct^-z3&iS*&Ji& taking your herb
treatment for a few months I am en-
tirely well and free from pain. Faith-
fully yours, HECTOR BEATJLA.
1032 Kearny Street. San Francisco.
San Francisco, Feburary 2, 191 Q.
Dr. Wong Him — Dear Sir: For threa
or four years I suffered with nervous
gastritis -of the stomach, kidney and
liver trouble. I could not eat potatoes,
bread or any starchy foods for months
and was at death's door. As a last re-
source I applied to you. I did not caro
to take Chinese herbs, but was com-
pelled to, as I could not receive any re-
lief from \u25a0 any other source. After a
few months I -was entirely cured and
can eat all kinds of food, even starchy
foods, for which I tender you my sin-
cere thanks.
2273 Post Street. S. F, CaL
Between Gonsh and Oetsvte
to «. m. to.l p.. m.. 2 to 6 and 7 to ftp. m.
>\u25a0 ..«\u25a0\u25a0»— f I \u25a0"»'! .»
j The Call's I
;; Branch Offices I
][ Subscriptions and advertise- \u2666
f mehts will be received in ;
I San Francisco at the follow- •
• : ing
if Marks & Fink, .-,
• Open until 11 o'clock every night ?
• .'\u25a0-> Mills' Stationery Store
• \u25a0 - .- < Blake's Bazaar \u25a0 - -
? v Parent's Stationery Store
.? Tremayne's Branch
.? - Christian's . Branch ~ '*
if • . The-. Atlas
? • \u25a0 Jackson's Branch
T Halliday's Stationery Store
f Maas' Bazaar." TeL Mission 2233

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