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Straw Vote Will Probably Be
Taken to Ascertain Popular
Opinion on Subject
BERKELEY. March 7.-—ln formally
voting for the submission of bonds for
public betterments for Berkeley at the
session of the council today, an ad
ditional proposition . foi» the. acquire
ment of a block of land at Acton, Sac
ramento and West streets and Univer
sity avenue was added to the proposed
bond issue, bringing the total of Im
provements contemplated up to $940,000.
Whether there will be a provision
made for kindergartens depends on the
result of a straw vote of the voters of
Berkeley,, which will be held at the
municipal election April 1. The board
of education, city council and federa
tion of mothers' clubs met last night to
'consider the matter of kindergartens,
but it.was agreed that the people mast
decide this question, as It will take 5
cents on each $100 taxed for the main
tenance of i; of the schools here. Their
establishment will cost about $30,000.
The bonds, If voted to the extent of
IS.'.nnn for the fire department, will be
used in the building of three new
schoolhouses in northeast: southwest
and southeast Berkeley, and the re
building of the Marston flrehouse in
Durant avenue near Shattuck. There
is also provision for' the purchase of
four combination automobile chemical
and hose wagons, one quick raising
motor driven aerial truck and two
fourth sized steam fire engines, as well
as additional fire alarm boxes.
If is proposed to establish play
grounds in the vicinity of nearly every
school in Berkeley. This will cost in
the neighborhood of $200|boO if the
bonds for them carry. The playgrounds
will be located near these schools: *
Emerson Reboot, Piedmont a»enne near Forrest-
Columbus school. Eighth street and Allston war;
Franklin school. Sa»i Pablo arenu« near Virginia
*treet; Jefferson school. Rose and Sacramento
•treets; Le route school. Russell ami Ellsworth
»trf*t»: Lincoln school. Klne street and Alcatraz
iTenue; Longfellow school. California street near
w»rd; McKinley school, Dwiglit way near Tele
craph aTpnae; Flillslde school, Le Roy aTonue
and Vifßinia street; Oxford school. Walnut
street near Eunice: Whittier school, Milvia and
Vlr(inla streets.
The sewers which will be built under
the bond issue will comprise both sani
tary and storm conduits, with an out
let into the bay.
Armed Intruder Taken to Jail
After Struggle
U\.\T>. MarVh. 7.—A charge of
assault with a deadly weapon was
made In the police .ourt this afternoon
by L. R. LosgnCtckCr, a former patrol
man, against C. i|>. Trotter of Alameda,
who was raptured by Longnecker tn a
saloon at Fifty-fourth street and Tele
graph avenue after he had leveled a
revolver at Longnecker.
Longnecker was sitting in the sa
loon, which is run by Aro Mino, playing
cards with another man, when Trot
ter enured. Pointing his finger Trotter
"Give me. your money."
Longnecker remarked to Trotter that
he was playing a bad game in making
•uch manmv*(>, at which Trotter got
• urly. A few moments later I,ongnecker
mw his opponent In the card game
• taring across the table with a look of
fear. He turned, to find the muzzle of a
large revolver pressed to the nape of
his neck.
Th* former policeman leaped from
hi« seat, knocking the revolver out of
range with his arm, and he and Trot
ter, who held the weapon, clinched.
They rolled on the floor until Long
necker had disarmed his adversary,
who was held for the police.
Donations Will Be Received by
Secretary Denison
OAKLAND, March 7.—Chung Sit of a
Chines* Importing firm of Oakland ap
peared before the executive committee
of the chamber of commerce today and
appealed for aid for the 3.000,000 per
sons starving In China. Chung ex
plained that he had collected $150 in re
lle.f funds and asked that a subscrip
tion list be opened by the chamber.
Chun* said that $2 in American
money, would be Sufficient to save one
life. The commercial bodies of Port
land, Seattle. San Francisco and Los
Angeles are giving aid and the chamber
of commerce voted to re.nder assistance,
donations will be received by Secre
tary A. A. Denison.
The funds will be. forwarded to Shang
hai by the Chinese consul in San Fran
German Organization Will Give
OAKLAND, March 7.—The Deutscher
rlub, a prominent German organiza
tion, will celebrate Its twenty-fifth an
niversary "Wednesday evening at a ban
quet to be held In Piedmont clubhouse,
•"'olonel Theodore Gler win act as
toastmaster, and amotrl: the after din
ner speakers will be Prof. Albln Putz
ker of the I'nlversity of California.
About 75 guests are expected. The of
ficers of the <)lub are: President. X)r.
H. Kohlmoos; virp president, .fufius
Seu!h»rger; secretary. .}. Orip*p; treas
urer, John Martens. *
Berkeley Leases Park and Pre-
pares for Playgrounds
BERKELEY, March 7—Steps toward
the Improvement and beautiflcation of
Berkeley were taken today by the city
council, which calldd for bids for th«
construction of a fteldhouse for the
playgrounds which will be located on
the city hall park in McKinley avenue.
Kfjulpment to the amount of |1,000 was
The city contracted with the People's
water company for 27 years" lease of
the Berryman reservoir in North Berke
ley. The city will pay a monthly rental
of $20. being half the taxes on the land.
The improvement of tlie park will be
. OAKLAND, March ".—Testimony,was
given by i William R. Cole in Judge
Stanley^ Smith* court today ■ to the #f
tect • that his sisters, • Lillian I and ,Kath
arine 'Cole, hail told hi* I mother,* the
late Mary* P.! Cole.i that his father had
provided amply Orjr.him' in • his lifetime,'
and had thus influenced Mrs." Cole to
neglect him in her :.will.Y,-; Cole and' his
brother,: Henry, are seeking" to break
the will, which -leaves the bulk of an
estate of 185,000 to their sisters. . '; .•
Two members of the Alpha Phi, T»ho will be in the receiving line
I at the chapter house on Friday night.
Many Students Will Make
Merry at Function of
V Alpha Phi
BERKELEY, March —Pretty mem
bers of the Alpha Phi Greek letter
society have sent out invitations for
an Informal dance in their chapter
house in Durant: avenue next Friday
I evening. The lodge will be beautifully
decorated for the occasion.
A number of the • members of the ;
fraternities and sonorities will attend
the function. Ttte members of the
Alpha Phi will be; in the receiving
line assisted by a number of alumnae.
Amony the" members' of the society,
I which is one of the best known on
the campus, are: •
Edith Atberton brace Downer
Florence. Wachter KlUabeth Snjilic
Muriel Turner ; «•• I'erry ■
Josephine Mathews Kmeliw Ma,vh<>w
Helen Matthews Chefcl Merilll
Charlotte H. Merritt l.ltn LaaxrtT
Haze] Burpep 'Mabel Clinch
Women Stage "You Never Can
Tell" in Clubhouse
BERKELEY. March 7. — Bernard
Shaw's "You Never ''an Tell" was
staged tonight in the Town and Gown
club house by the members of the ex
clusive club. In charge of the produc
tion was' a committee of the club con
sisting of Miss Ruby Mflrse, chairman;
Miss Fannie McLean. Mrs. Alfred i;.
Bailey. Mrs. George If. Mott Jr. and
Mrs. Hubert Bryant.
The cast comprised Mark H. White,
Mrs. Alfred G. Bailey. Miss Ruby
Morse. Mrs. Hubert Bailey. Dr. Alfred
G. Bailey, Harry Gutterson, Charles W.
Brock. James K. Fisk and Mrs. 'George
H. liott Jr. j
A feature of the evening w.i
whistling of '"The Open Secret" and "To
the Wild Rose" by Miss Frances Wool
sey, daughter of William E. Woolsey.
Harbor Bank Brings Suit to
Foreclose Mortgage
OAKLAND. March 7—S. Steen was
appointed receiver of the Hoffman cafe
in Seventh street by Judge .Harris to
day, as the result of a suit begun by
the Harbor bank. Th<> bank lent $1,000
to the Hoffman grill and cafe com
pany, taking 7.495»^ shares of stock
as security, and now seeks to fore
close. The place was conducted by
TV. TV. Hopkins, former proprietor of
a roadhouse on the scenic boulevard.
Three Men Are Accused of Vio-
lating Walker-Otis Law
OAKLAND, March 7.—Three "over
coat" men. C. H. Wilson. .1. 11. Ligsak
and C. Rose, were arraigned today in
Judge Wells' court on charges of vio
lating the Walker-Otis • law at the
Emeryville racetrack. They were grant
ed a weeks time in which to plea'l.
Sheriff Barnet arrested the trio at the
racetrack, where they are accused of
having made memoranda of bets on
slips of paper they kept concealed un
der their overcoats.
Phi Beta Kappa Deserts .This
City for Collegl Town
BERKELEY. March 7.-- Members of
the Phi Beta Kappa scholarship society
of the University of California will
hold their first banquet in Berkeley In
the Hotel 6hattuck on the evening of
March 22. Previous banquets of the
wearers of the'golden key have been
held in San Francisco cafes.
Witnesses Heard Against Attor
ney Frederick Wr Lake
OAKLAND, March 7.—-The grand jury
expects .to finish at Its*; meeting*next
Thursday th« investigation; Into the
charges ■: made ■by Attorney Alva } E.
tjdell. against Attorney /Frederick W.
Laße.'that the. latter made use 'of fraud
in ? obAning'^oca: on publil- land's. 1
A nurrmer of other witnesses wtio made
appH<a|jons for these lands at the ,in
stigation* of Lake have already been ex
amined: -•-1 .■■-.■."; ' „»-' } , •-■•,'■■:.

■ ,Maroh*». —Ray Johnson, .an. 11 year old.boy.
- who ran away; from lii« « home .In > Krntfield. |
' Marin county, wan taken;tt|to rimtotly here
f"la»t nljfht and turned over to a probation officer
I ; from iUnii couutjv .
Marriage Ceremony Gives Him
Full Possession of Maid Res=
cued From River
OAKLAND, March 7.—November 28
last Leslie Johnson of this city rescued
Miss Hannah Halsey of Melrose from
drowning in the tidal canal near the
High street bridge. Two days later the
rescuer and the rescued slipped over to
j San Rafael and were married.
The secret of the wedding was made
known today. Since they became bride
and bridegroom the . ouple have been
living at their respective home?, hut
plan to begin house keeping here "soon.
Johnson, who is employed by the
Southern Pacific, is but 20 years of age.
His bride is younger. Johnson is the
son of Mrs. <;. L. Johnson of the east
He was walking alons? the. bank of
the tidal canal when he observe! Miss
Halsey in a waterlogged skiff, scream
ing for assistance. The little craft was
fast sinking, when John plunged- in,
swam to the skiff and. grasping Miss
Halsey, carried her safely ashore. He
then telephoned his mother to have dry
clothing ready and took the girl to his
home. Later he escorted her to her
I home in Klmhurst.
Habeas Corpus Postponed While
State's Doctors Investigate
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SANTA ROSA. March 7. — When ap
plication for a writ of habeas corpus
Mr Dr. Willard P. Burke, seni
to 1° years In San Quentin for dyna
miting Lv Etta Smith and her child.
came up before .Imlge Emmet Sea well
in the Sonoma county superior court
this morning, both sides consented to
allow it to go over until 10:30 o'clock
tomorrow morning.
Clarence p. Lea, district attorney.
irai Dot served with notice of the
motion until it had been filed with the
county clerk after 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon, which pave him little time
to prepare for combatting the motion.
Dr. Jackson Temple made an exami
nation of Doctor Burke this morning
for the pros>eution and other physi
cians in the afternoon. Their findings
will be set forth In affidavits to be
presented to the court.
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Standard Oil Company Loses
,'" Horse, but Driver Escapes '.;
[Special , Dispatch to The Call]
BAKERSFIELD.- March 7—A heavy
freighting . team of ; the . St*adard oil
company, starting from Hast Bakers
field for the oil fields with a load of
lumber, was run down '. by. an oil train
at. Sacramento street at noon today The
driver was thrown from his seat, lint
escaped serious injury.-." .'.-. '"■ 7 .
One of the Standards five horses was
killed. A few .minutes later a locomo
tive 3".hauling Division Superintendent
Wortliington's private car started , out
from the yard, took an open switch
and crashed into the oil train. ;- :
A" way for trains speedily made
through the resulting wreckage, but
one derailed oil tank was left in such
» position' that:.the wrecking"car had
to go ■after, It. .
[Special Dispatch to The Call] ■
MAHTINK/,. March 7.—.ludge Lati
nier sentenced George Blske today to
sfM-ve 10 years in Sari Quentin for rob
bfcig the Southern Pacific depot at
Stege the night of December 23. Blake
was arrested In Berkel#y New Year's
day and confessed the crjrne.
I [Special Dhpaich to The Call]
WASHINGTON. March 7.—California
postmasters appointed: , Kirn Ore%k,
c;ienn county. A. R. Bidford. vice .)!
Knight, resigned: Lytonvllle. Mendoclno
covinty, IjAwrence A. Wemple, vice E.
Purdy, resigned.
Suburban Brevities
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BOTTLE i USED A 6 . WEAPON-Oakland. March
.iiwt>(<tr Frelta* was arrested,this afternoon
• on• a :charge of .'assault with a deadly weapon
Daniel Field. « • milk ■ wagon <IrW*r. sensed
>7Freltaft'of throwing a milk bottle and cuttlUE
.'.Field's scalp. '•■ , , . -■...,, , .v"
•. meda. March < 7.— THe l'ythian . SUter* of this
city will h«M a whist tournament in Pythian
rantlp March i \K:Ti^ : \ '-U'-l'.-'^j:'.. tH ■' ■.; ■
INJURED BY BASEBALL - -Ala.nMa. March 7.-
--jj* John Pearson, a ' high fifhooj. student, siwtained
,'■:a ■ wrlmis injury ; thin *aftprnotm Alien bin. left
■ eft was Uit by a baseball.
Chamber of Commerce Indorses
Plans for Convention of
Traveling Men
OAJvL-ANP. March 7.—The executive
committee of the chamber of commerce
at a meeting today with a delegation
. from Oakland council. No. 394, United
commercial travelers, indorsed a plan
for a booklet and program to be issued
to help pay expenses of the convention
to be held mr Oakland. May in to _M.
Q. A. Nissen, R. D. Holmes and M. H.
Megan spoke on behalf of the traveling
men. They said that 2.00 ft delegates
were expected to attend from points
west of Denver and that the gathering'
would be the biggest and most suc
cessful of the order ever held on the
Pacific coast.
The entertainment committee is
planning a big parade, the decorations
of th,e down town streets, a banquet,
smoker and ball to be given on the
evening of May 20. Incidental festiv
ities will include a theater party, a
visit to Idora park, which will be.
turned over to the visitors, and a
sight seeing automobile trip to take in
Berkeley, Alameda and Hayward.
, The delegates will be provided with
coupons which will be honored by the
merchants, the traction company, res
taurants and amusement places and
will he redeemed by the Oakland Coun
cil after the convention closes.
A similar indorsement was secured
tonight from the merchants' exchange.
Elizabeth Yore, Magazine Writer
of Berkeley, Alleges Affini-
ties and Gets Divorce
OAKLAND. March 7.—Elizabeth Yore.
a magazine- writer of Berkeley, was
granted a final decree of divorce today
from .1. W. Yore. Mrs. Yore testified
that her husband was much too gay
and that one love was not enough for
him. and that he found many affinities.
As he devoted more and more time to
them, Mrs. Yore declared, he not only
failed to {five her attention, but the
i ips of life.
Three other wives w.ere granted in
terlocutory decrees of divorce today
i because tliPir husbands failed to pro
i \ id*- for them with proper support.
I They were Emma Kunnpnberg;, who sp
■ <ur«d freedom from Henry; Belle L.
j Notley, who was granted a decree
| against William, and Mary Paine, who
will not call James Paine her husband
any longer.
Sarah L. llaggerty brought suit for
divorce today asainfft Robert 1). Hag
gerty on the ground of desertion.
Alice Ourtiss was granted a final de
cree of divorce frjom 11. T. Curtiss on
the ground of desertion.
:Mott's Opponents Will Have to
Rustle More Today or Quit
the Race
'■AKI.AND. March 7.—The petition
| nomination filed by M. K. Miller, one
of the several aspirants for Mayor
ißtotfs position, lias been found lack
ing in signatures by City Clerk Thomp
son. The new charter requires a mini
mum of sfl signatures of qualified
voters. Miller turned in a petition
containing about 75 names, of which
only (5 met the'requirements.
To get a place on the ballot, the
candidate must procure the five addi
tional names within six days, the char
ter providing that inadequacies in pe
titions may be made up within five
days jafter the period for filing peti
tions lias closed.
V C. F. I,eidecker of Fruits-ale was also
informed by"the,city.clerk this morning
that his petition lacked enough veri
tied t signatures. He is «ow obtaining
more (hames.Y J , ■ •,'•(' i ;
.' H. C. Chiv.ers, an/architect,-, entered
the mayoralty ■ race today by* filing a
declaration of candidacy. He is the
fifth candidate. , , •'"?-'-:i.V<"--'.''V-*
An unexpected form of opposition
t(. Edwin Meese, city treasurer, who is
a candidate for commission No. ], ap
appeared today when (Jeorge W. Arper
declared himself in the race, and Harry
S: Anderson. a merchant, appointed
verification deputies for the same place.
A/iderson Axpects to file a declaration
O. G. Newhall, a butcher, also be
came a candidate today, choosing com
missioner No. 2. There are now eJeven
aspirants for that office. *
All declarations of candidacy and
petitions of nomination must be filed
with the city clerk by 3 o'clock to
morrow afternoon.
San Miguel Club Asks Co-opera
tion of Bakersfield
[Special DUpatch to The Call] »
BAKERBFIEW>. March 7.—Having at
last settled upon a pass ttyough which
a railroad may connect Rake.rsfir-Ul with
the coast without tunneling, the. Im
provement club of San Miguel, Santa
Barbara county. invites the Kern
county board of trade to co-operat^
with it in securing the long desired
The proposition is contained in a let
ter written by .!. L. Hanna at the Im
provement club's direction, and was re
ceived by Secretary Burke today.
Hanna says he personally has traveled
every road through the mountains and
has fixed upon the only one available
for railroad construction.
His plans contemplate a'construction
of the oil fields branch from its present
terminus at Ollg to Pristo and then
through Cholano and the Kstrella val
ley to San Miguel.
COUNCIUtAM TO SPEAK— Oakland, March 7.—
The third monthly dtrle club meeting of the
i Triclty rotary club will be held at the Forum
cafe at * 12:30 o'clock '-Thursday afternoon with
'■', Councilman A. H. Elliot us the principal
speaker. His : subject > will "be "Federation of
Bay. Cities." ,"■ - , , ■ ,
Graduates of University of Cali=
fornia to Oppose Throop
" A meeting of the" graduates of .the
University of California was held last
night* in their clubrooms atiGeary and
Stockton, streets to prepare for a fur
ther campaign, agalust the bill before
the legislature t<> create, a. new state
technlacl school at Pasadena. The op
position of the men from the college at
, Berkeley Is .based i upon 1 the considera
tion that the bill marks.. the beginning
of an ; endeavor, to' establish "a second
stater university, i■„ The,; result,* it is
stated, : will be tho duplication :of work
and the scattering of available funds.
Those present at the gathering de
cided to inaugurate a telegraphic cam
paign. Messages will hf sent to the
members of the legislature, urging
them to defeat the bill. A committee
will go to Sacramento today and re
main on the grovind until the vote is
t»ken Thursday afternoon.
r E. V. Cowell of the class of '81 pre
j sided at the meeting. Til contentions
1 of the advocates of the Dill were pre
sented by J. M. Willard, a graduate of
I the university, now a resident of Los
1 Angeles. He was followed by Guv, C.
j Earl of the clasa of 'BT,. who pointed
i out the dangers involved in the
! passage of the measure.
Ear) urged that the most effective
I work in the department of higher edu-
I cation could be accomplished .only by
I concentration. A diffusion of available
I funds, hje said, must tend to lower
I standards.
"The plan such as this bill proposes,"
he said, '"would give the state'event
ually two universities of the second or
third class. I,et us proceed as we have
begun and have one university of the
first class."
The speaker cited certain of the
eastern states which had spread their
appropriations for higher education
over several institutions with disas
trous consequences. Where the great
state universities exist, they had been
built up and developed, said Earl,
through the definite policy of concen
A. E. Graupner. president of the
University of California club, also
spoke of the menace to the state's
highest educational institution.
Among those who participated in the
meeting were: Former Mayor Edward
R. Tavlor. E. Myron Wolf, Former Su
pervisor James P. Booth. Dr. T. B. W.
I>e!and, Max Thelan. Ezra Docoto of
Oaklan.l, W. E. Crppd, Victor H. Hen
derson. A. K. Ska if c, A. C. Cloud and
J. M. Hanson.
Presidents of Universities
Condemn the Proposed
BKRKP2LKY. March 7. —Foremost edu
cators of America are sending dozens
of telegrams to Doctor Wheeler, presi
dent of the University pf California, re
gretting the introduction o\ a bill in
the California legislature for the estab
lishment of the Throop Institute' in
southern California. A dozen univer
sity presidents explain the folly of set
ting up an engineering school in this
state, and deans of engineering schools
throughout the country have voiced
similar sentiments.
The telegrams declared that should
a rival university be established in this
state, as the Throop bill proposes, the
cost of maintenance of the other de
' partments of the university will be in
creased from 25 to T.O percent. H will
also deprive engineering Jfudents Irom
pursuing work in the culture depart
ments which under the precisions of
the proposed bill will be carried on in
another section of the state.
Here, in part, are some of the tele
graphed views upon the question of
university division as opposed to cen
President Nicholas Murray Butler of
Columbia university—Earnestly hep*
Californfa.will not surrender its pres
tige and educational leadership by di
viding state support between different
and widely separated Institutions.
American experience clearly proves
wisdom of policy of educational concen
tration in state university.
President Arthur Twining Hadley of
Yale university—Am confident best can
be obtained by centralizing control of
higher education, technological as well
as scientific, and literary, in single state.
university. Separate polytechnic school
means waste of money, lack of coordi
nation of teaching force, and fails to
secure results.
President *A,JLawrence Lowell of Har
yard university—Experience: has shown
clearly, that where the state, supported
one Institution .of | higher /education 1 it
usually became -"exceedingly/ strong;
where, it supported severaKthey usually
became * rivals, ■ duplicated "work, and
were; weak.
President Harry Pratt Judson of the
University of Chicago—ln my opinion,
best success has been reached by states
uniting rather than scattering their re
sources —Wisconsin and Minnesota Il
President elect Georffa P. Vincent of
(be University of Minnesota —Decen-
tralization of state university to be de
plored an<i resisted on ground of edu
pational efficiency, state unity, and gen
eral public policy. Separation means
wasteful duplication unfortunate ri
valry, and sectional antagonism.
President Charles R. Van Hlse of the
University gf Wisconsin —The policy of
subdividing state support for university
•education among two or more institu
tions seems to me unsound both from
the point of view of efficiency, of the
expenditure of money, and from that of
excellence of the education furnished.
President Edmund Si .Tames of the !
University of Tllinois: "The people of
California would make a grave mistake
at this juncture if tftey began the pol
icy of OisintCCratinS their state univer
sity, Jt is becoming one of the great
universities of the world. Anything
whiclj would prevent its keeping up its
present pace would be a loss to Cali
fornia, the nation and the world."
President H. Avery of tlie University
Of Nebraska: "The proposed action on
the part of the state of California would
he almost a national calamity. For the
sake of the. influence of the states where
strong state universities exist, I hope
you will resist to the utmost such ju
policy of subdivision, duplication and
Pnesident S, E. Mezes of the Univer
sity of Texas: "The policy of estaolish
New "Fisher Girl" Is
Going East Today
-. BERKELEY, March 7.—Minn
MB urine Rasmussen. daughter of
a San!; Francisco • photographer,
will; leave • on \ the Overland ' Mm-,
ited .'tomorrow for New - York,
where she will pone for Harrison
Fisher an a model - (or ■, western
. "The I clrl • with ;,; the slashing
head" does not expect to return ', to
Berkeley before the next . Christ
man holiday*. ' . .
■*;.'. Sh« ' has * received ' a ; number of
offers to Igoj on * the, stage, and
bundle* of letter*: from would be
models who : want to learn the
rond to success. »"■-. !i...' -..- •'
While she In not posing; In the
Fisher studio, Miss Rasmussen
expects to.devote her time to art,
at which >hr Is clever. Site will
Introduce -Into \ Xew Yosfc - a nmn
her of ,' t'hinese water color
sketches. .' '..-. '";
ing and maintaining more than one
state institution of higher learning
leads to greatly increased cost to com
parative efficiency and t& inevitable
bickering and contention. It divides the
support of the people and confuses their
President H. B. Hutchins and former
President James B. Angrell of the Uni
versity of Michigan: "Our observation
and experience convince us that con
centration of state institutions of col
legiate rank in the state university is
more effective and more economical
than separation."
President A. Ross Hill of the Univer
sity of Missouri: "Division of state
higher education increases expense
enormously through duplication of
teachers, plant and equipment, and
[ weakens and lowers ideals and efficiency
from latk of scientific spirit in remote
departments and competition between
Commissioner E. E. Brown of the
United States department of education
and president of the Carnegie founda
tion for the advancement of science:
"Two dangers are present when a state
sets up more than one institution of
higher education; first, the division of
interest prevents either one from get
ting adequate support: secondly, their
competition laads eventually to placing
all under a board of financial control.
This arrangement, now on trial in sev
eral states, does not promise well."
Dr. John C. Bowman of the Carnegie
foundation, telegraphing for President
Henry S. Pritchett, says: "Doctor
Prltchett authorizes me to say that du
plication of state institutions has in
variably led in other states to harmful
rivalry and educational waste."
Thr cost of buildings and equipment
for a new university, according to Pro
fessor G. S. Swain of Harvard univer
sity is $500,000 to $1,000,000; according
to President Schurmann of Cornell uni
versity, $700,000; according to Dean
Frederick A. Goetze of Columbia uni
versity engineering department, $2,
--000,000 is the cost of their plant, anjl
they ne,ed another million: according
to Dean Russell Chittenden of the Shef
field scientific school of Yale univer
sity. $1,000,000".
The cost of annual maintenance
would run all the waj' from JloO.ooo
to $1,000,000 per annum, according to
the telegraphed opinions Of eastern
Judge Cabaniss Frees Woman
From Fault Finding Man
Florence E. McEn.^ry was granted a
divorce yesterday from Charles T. Mr-
Enrry, a real estate dealer, on the
ground of cruelty. Mrs. McEnery
complained that li^r husband had
publicly and privately chided and
growled at her because she was child
less. Judge Cabaniss signed the de
The same judg.» granted the petition
of Emma A. Uussell for the annulment
of her marriage to I^ouis F. Russell.
She married shortly after an inter
locutory decree of divorce from another
man. thirrking it legal to do so.
Divorces were granted as follows:
By Judge Graham—Anna from Martin Wall.
desertion. ■". '■ .• —- ■ ■■' - ~-~ • r ■»•■ ■- • ■■ j~~ ■■ •
.By Jiidfte. Troutt—A. F. from Kate R. Wil
liams, desprtlon. • ■:. " . .
By,' Jud^e Seawell—George N. from Catherine
I.jr>n. . desertion. ' ,_ . ,
Suits for divorce were begun T by:
Carl C. Against Carrie «E. Long, desertion.
Alma Vb« against William S. Sullivan, ncg
l<vt. :' ■ ;- ■ ...,• ■■ ■*■. ■•<■: ':'-: :' •'■ • ■'. ■
Edith K. against Minueal Garcia, cruelty.';
John against Agnes M. Rankin. desertion. ' ..
'.Emma L. against Fred C. ' Martin, • neglect.
Professions of Love Used, She
Says, to Lure Her From Home
Luke Orthmann, accused of having
been actively engaged in the "white
slave" business in this city, was con
victed by a jury in Judge Dunne's
court yesterday of taking 16 year old
Freda Graser from her father's home
and placing her in a resort. He will
be sentenced on Saturday.
The testimony showed that Orthmann
made himself acquainted with, the girl
while she was working In a 5 and 10
cent store. 1-fe professed affection for
The pirl testified that Orthmann told
her tli<-y 'could not be together until
slip earned some money. He promised
her that afterward they would leave
San Franfcisro together.
The girl went to a resort in Bartlett
alley of which Orthrnann gave her the
address. She was removed by the
authorities after two days.
:;• PORTLAND, ' March 7.— ArrltPd—Norwegian
steamer Rypja. Honpkonfr, rla San Francisco;
H»amer» Alliance. Eureka and- Coos - Bay;
steamer '. Falcon, i San Franrisrn.
:;>■ —Steamer* • Breakwater,' Coos bay; 4 Sue
Elraore. i TillamopkJUEMilßMMMfflHlHHlMiksßM
are linked together. The
reason is that at a period
when a girl's digestion is
Scott's Emulsion
provides her with powerful
nourishment in easily di
gested form-
It's the food that builds
and keeps op a glrTs
Widow's Application for Family 1
Allowance to Be Heard by
Judge Brown
OAKLAND, March 7.—Mrs. Bessie
Sedgwick Dargie, mother, and Andrew
G. McCarthy, brother in law, of Thomas
Malvern Dargle.- petitioned the pro
bate court today to be appointed his
'guardian.'."- I>argie, who Is 17 years old,
Is one of the principal beneficiaries
under the will r of his uncle, William
E. Dargie.
The latter created a trust fund of
$100,000 for his nephew, of which h«
is to*get $100 a month until he is 27
years nf age. unless he marries sooner,
in which case the allowance is to b»
doubled. All the income derived from
the trust fund is to go to him after
he is 27 years old. The petition filed
today is for the purpose of having 1
some persons legally appointed to re
ceive money for him.
Dargie's will is to be offered for
probate in .Hidge Brown's court to
morrow by the executors, M. C. Chap
man, John F. Conners and J. Clem Ar
nold. The petition of his widow. Mrs.
Erminia Peralta Dargie, for a family
allowance of $1,500 a month, will bo
heard Thursday.
Thai Feeling
Off Fullness
Disappears in Fire 'Minutes After •
Taking a Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablet
A Trial Package Sent Free on Request '
All of the unpleasant sensations at
tendant upon eating too heartily are
Instantly relieved by - a.' Stuart's Dys- *
pepsia Tablet. Like sticking a pin into *■
a rubber balloon. • The reason is sim- ■
ple and easy to understand.
' Inflation Of The Stomach From Undigested '
Food Quickly 1 Relieved By A
' ... Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablet. ~
When you take food into a stomach
that is tired and [Overtaxed the. g-astric.
Juices: do not form fast 'enough to di- '
gest it properly. So the food becomes
sour and at once; begins; to throw oft -
gases.\ Your stomach becomes Inflated ■'
just as surely as if you attached T a toy ';
balloon to a. gas i jet. ' Then the gases ■
and foul odors "Issue forth and pollute .'
your 'breath;' making you an object. of "'
nausea -to your friends. Your' tongua '
quickly . becomes coated and you can '
taste, the foulness that is within you.
• Now. all this - condftlon is changed
almost' instantly by a Stuart's Dys- i
pepsia Tablet. This little digester Rots
busy at' supplies all the digest
ive * Juices *. that 'were lacking—digests
the food in a Jiffy and opens up the *;
clogged stomach and bowels. It -also '
sweetens and refreshes the mucous lin
ing of the stomach and ;bowels and' re
stores peace and content. '
If you will give Stuart's Dyspepsia.^
Tablets a chance' they ; will not 'only'^
sweeten • your stomach '.but also your*.,
disposition and you will never have
another stomach ill. V
:■ One grain of a single ingredient . in I
Stuart's . Dyspepsia Tablets . will.- digest V
3,000 grains of food. ; This saves your l(
stomach and gives it the. rest it needs. ]
All "muscles' require :,occasional; rest" if .".
they are ever overtaxed. The stomach
is no exception to this rule. ,
Try a box of Stuart's.Dyspepsia Tab
lets and you will wonder, how you ever "i
got along.without!them. They are sold".".'*
at cents by s all druggists ••■ every-' .'
where: ; A trial package will be 'sent V
free on request to F.A.Stuart Co.. 150
Stuart Bldg., Marshall. Mich.
I Red Raven m
mk is a pleasant tasting Ij
W laxative water, in 1
W bottles called splits. \
ft';, A bottle is a dose :
M and -; relieves consti- J
H pation, sick headache j
B and sick stomach 1
Bf. everywhere ISe M
T Ask the Man" V
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