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DYNAMITE ENDANGERS TRAIN
SPEEDING WITH PRESIDENT
Mexican Watchman Discovers Men Placing
Explosive Under El Capitan Bridge,
Which Special Crossed
den from view in the steel.net work
of girders and other pieces| which go
t« make up such a section of a bridge.
The dynamite was attached to a fuse
•at least 10 feet long-, which was ex
posed to view.
•On the next pier, which was about
the middle of the bridge, we found an
other bunch of sticks. Stones had
been placed over these sticks to hide
them. There was no fuse attached to
them, the man who placed them there
evidently knowing that when the first
lot exploded the concussion would set'
off the others. Two more dynamite
stocks were found at one end of the
bridge. but. evidently, these were left
there by mistake.
"There ran be no question as to the ;
intent of the. man who placed the dyna- ]
mite on the bridge. He meant to blow
ii to atoms, but whether he knew the
president's train was t*> pass over it
only is a matter of conjecture." '
El Capitan bridge la SOO feet long!
and one of the strongest structures on
the coast division.^ It spans • a gully
50 feet deep and had it been wrecked '
the . president's train would have
plunged into an abyss that'undoubted- ,
TAFT ARGUMENT
IN LA FOLLETTE
LAIR WINS OUT
President Converts Many With
Exposition of Facts in
Los Angeles
Executive Concludes Successful
Tour of California and
Turns to East
GEORGE A. VAN SMITH
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ANGELES. Oct. 16. — President
Taft made friends in southern Cali
fornia today. In the very hotbed of the
La Follette sentiment in California the
presidents exposition of the methods of
the men who fought him in the extraor
dinary session of congress mon hh~n the
support of some of the men who have
been known as the most radical of the
progressive republicans in Los Angeles
county, which is to say the most radical
progressives in California.
I do not pretend to say that President
Taft's visit to Los Angeles county,
which closes his tour of California, has
resulted In a change of front on the
part of the UuMff organisation, which
has the machinery of the republican
party fa this county under its thumb. I
do mean to say, and say most emphati
cally, that men who were most vio
lently opposed to the president before
they heard his speech at the auditorium
this morning are for the president to
night.
WHAT WOULD HAPPEN
If the Los Angeles county conven
tion were to be assembled tomorrow
for the selection of delegates to the
state convention undoubtedly it would
instruct its delegates to elect La
Follette deelgates to the national
convention and to fight for state in
struction for the Wisconsin senator.
The sutiation would be much the same
tomorrow if the presidential primary
now under discussion by the state ad
ministration people were held.
Thanks to a situation preserved by
Lissner and the governor, when they
refused to permit the last legisla
ture to amend the primary election
law. the changed sentiment in Los An
gesel county need not be considered
as affecting the fractional complexion
of the delegation from California. The
chief interest in that change relates
to California's vote at the general
election next November.
o , I doubt very much that the '.most
rabid follower of Lissner , believes
there is the remotest chance of pre
venting the nomination of Taft lon i the
first ballot. Strong' evidence of this
contention: is to be found in the fact
' that the „ dyed in the wool ;followers;of
the L.issner machine';are not •talking'
about the delegation from California; 1
but about carrying the /state for Pro
fessor Wilson at the November election.
M) ArOI,O«IKS 3IADE*
They make no apologies for their
attitude.' In fact they go so - far as
to pay that" the Earl T newspapers \ will
not support Taft and that they will
support Wilson in the event he receives
the democratic nomination. ;* They are
not prepared to say that Earl will sup
port Harmon, if the Ohio man is itomi
nated *by the democratc, but they do
«ay: that he and ■ the i organiza
tion will r not support Taft in any event.
Had |president Taft not visited Los
Angeles county that might easily have
meant that this -county,! would go dem
ocratic. After what 1 have; heard to
day' from some of the stanchest pro
gressives in California, I question Liss
ner's ; ability 'to deliver Los Angeles
county to democracy, if • at «the :same
time I, concede his , ability to send a
LaFollette delegation to the state con
vention ; and > LaFollette delegates *to
the national- convention; from the dis
tricts ;! that ..will be carved out" <>; Los
Angelo-s county. '•
At the Auditorium this morn ing- the
president talked to an -audience of
nearly : 4,000 * persons., who gave the
liveliest . evidence of their '. appreciation
of his attitude toward = the tariff * meas
ures ' that "he vetoed at the extra ses
sy>n. ; •
MOTIVBI SHOWN" II 1
Tjte president made no direct at
tsok on the motives of the "put htm in
a holo" senators, led by L*aFoHette.
He discussed the provisions of the cot
ion bill, the farmers' free list and
the wool bill. By his exposition of the
provisions of the bills and the manner
In which those bills were drawn the
president showed here. as he has
shown wherever he has discussed the
tariff bills, that they were introduced
and passed for political purposes only.
At Pasadena, an hour after the. pres
ident had concluded his tariff speech
in Los Angeles, one of the rock ribbed
progressives of southern California
said to me:
*; "No man could ;hear that speech
■without appreciating: the honesty of
the president's; motives and the charac
ter of the bills he vetoed. He is \the
kind of 'man;-we want at the head •of
our national a,ffairs." '"''' ';/T~-
SIGNIFICANT i STRAWS
One swallow does not make a spring.
but the -conversion of tftis old ironclad
progressive, who has fought the battles
ly would have brought death t« all
aboard the special train.
To catch the fiend who planned and
nearly executed the horrible crime it
will be necessary to place blood
hounds on his trail and dogs will be
on the scene early tomorrow. It is
said that more than a score of the
shrewdest men employed by the South
!em Pacific will be at work on the
I case tomorrow and that officers
| throughout the state will be given a
! description of the wanted man.
The officers said the dynamite would
j test 40 per cent —enough, they declared,
'to Mow the bridge to atoms. They be-
I lievee that the watchman came along
just as Uip dynamiter was placing th*>
I explosive in the second pi^r, as this is
I about the spot where the watchman
! says he first saw the man.
From a position directly above the
I dynamite on top of the bridge the man
could have commanded a distant view
of any train approaching. With the
10 feet of fuse lighted, it was said by
the officers, he could easily have had
time in which to place himself beyond
I any danger of personal harm by the
explosion, and, if experienced with dy
namite, he easily could have so timed
his fuses as to destroy any train he
I wished.
I of Lissner. is a significant' indication
! that the applause of the Los Angeles
audience was not entirely empty.
That toe I^a Follette repudiation of
| the tariff commission idea was not
! popular in southern California, ome it
I w«s understood, was indicated by (ho
■ repeated cheers of the big audience and
j the storm of applause that greeted the
i president's declaration that he would
! scorn to make the slightest suggestion
I to the tariff board and that its members
i would scorn him if he should attempt
1 to mako any such suggestion.
Concluding his discussion of the wool
bill and its veto, the president said:
TRIE TO PLATFORM
"I feel that the wool schedules are
too high, but I am a limited protection
j ist. elected on a protection platform
, and pledged to the people of the
I I'nited States to protect the industries
|of the country. That bil? was intro
j duced as a free trade measure. 1 was
I bound to veto it."
The insincerity of his "put him in a
lioie" opponents, pretending to be re
i publicans, was perhaps best shown by
j the president's exposition of the provi
! sions of the farmers' free list bill. That
| bill provided that agricultural ma
; chinery should come in free.
Tiiat, indeed, was a great concession
to the farmers of the United States. The
measure of its benefits to the American
farmer may be found in the fact that
the Imports of farming machinery
amount to approximately $47,000 a year
and that they come in free now because
they come from England, where our
machinery is admitted free and where
our manufacturers undersell the native
manufacturers.
DISCTSSES I,KMO\ TARIFF
l>iscussing the tariff on lemons the
president touched a subject close to
the hearts of the people of southern
California. Again he was able to show
without direct reference to them that
the tactics employed by the I>a Fol
lette crowd were designed to make po
litical capital without any reference to
the needs of the American producer.
In conclusion the president said:
"Until w.e know all' the facts;about
the. cost of . production " at f home and
abroad the lemon tariff will , remain
unchanged.".'
Nor did the president stop there. He
deciared -with the utmost evidence that
he would veto every tariff measure
passed without the fullest investiga
tion by the tariff board or other in
vestigation that would enable him and
the people to know exactly what ef
fect the bill would have upon the par
ticular industry touched by it.
Governor Johnson and a party great
ly reduced in numbers accompanied the
president to Los Angeles and will re
main with him until his train leaves
for Butte to.morrow afternoon. The
governor took no part in the demon
stration today, beyond lending his
presence.
MAYOR WELCOMES TAFT
The president was welcomed to Los
Angeles by Mayor George Alexander,
who thanked the president in the name
of Los Angeles for the many helpful
things he had done for this city and for
Los Angeles county.
Governor Sloane of Arizona and Gov
ernor Tasker L. Oddie of Nevada met
the president In San Francisco, and
Governor Oddie will remain with the
party until it reaches Salt Lake. Gov
ernor Oddie is progressive in the best
senes of the term. He made his fight
for the repub!! an nomination last year
without funds and upon an avowedly
progressive platform, fie won the nom
ination and defeated his democratic
opponent at the general election on a
progressive platform. From a hostile
democratic legislature he has wrung a
dozen progressive measures. lie is not
alone in his fight in Nevada. The peo
ple are with him and have demon
strated their confidence. He told me to
day that there was no anti-Taft senti
ment among the republicans of Nevada
and that he did not know of a single
La Follette man in the state.
SON DIES AS PARDONED
FATHER RUSHES HOME
Lad Cries tor Parent, but Gov-
ernor's Aid Is Late
UTTCA. N. V., Oct. 16.—Though Gov
ernor l>ix wrote and signed his pardon
while riding westward on a New York
Central limited train. Bernard A*.
Wrench, sent to Auburn prison for
using some of the money of his home
town of Whitestown. reached home a
few minutes too late to pee his son
alive. The cries of the lad last week
caused friend? to intercede with Gov
ernor Dls and lie drew up a pardon.
Wrrnoli was released from Auburn as
soon as the necessary formalities could
OfUpiled with, and was hurried
home in an automobile.
STEAMSHIPS ORDERED
FOR PANAMA ROUTE
Contract Awarded for Four
$800,000 Liners
SEATTLE, Oct. If.—ln anticipation
of the early openingl of the. Panama
canal, the American-Hawaiian Steam
ship company today awarded the con
tract for the construction of four 12,000
ton steamships to ply between Pacific
and Atlantic ports and to cost $800,000
each. The steamships will be'built at
Sparrows Point, Md.. and the first will
be delivered in 12 months and the
others at short intervals thereafter.
An ounce of prevention is also worth
a pound of regret.
Return postage is a great drawback
to a literary career.
THK SAN KKAXCrSCO CALL, TUESDAY. OITOBKJR .17, 1011.
WOMAN AT SESSION
IS DISAPPOINTED
Expecting to Be First to Regis*
ter Here Mrs, E. C. Hairing*
ton Is on Hand
Commission Disposes of Matter
of Great Interest in a Few
Minutes
< niiflnueri From Page 1
wife of U E. Chenoweth, vice president
of the Echo Publishing company, was
the pioneer in Kern county. M,iss Char
lotte Carlin of Long Beach was the first
■me to make affidavit in L*>s Angeles
county. Two hundred and fifty volun
teer deputies have been named in Ix>s
Angeles county to register the women.
Registrar E. C Harrington's wife was
on hand yesterday afternoon at the
meeting of the election commission, pre
pared to be tiie first woman to register
in rfan Francisco, but her hopes were
temporarily blighted when Cator's res
olution was defeated.
Because there probably will be no
election held in this city drtrinp the re
maining months of this year at which
women can vote, it is not expected that
main women will avail themselves of
the "opportunity of registering until
after the first of the year.
MIST STATK AGE
Kvery woman registering will b*» re
auired under oath to give her exact age.
The law is explicit on this point.
When the official canvas* 6f the vote
on the constitutional amendment was
begun yesterday Miss Maud Younger of
Mm Wage Earners' league, Mrs. Helen
W Hall of the woman's suffrage party
and Miss M. A. Ross of the Equal Suf
frage league were present to check the
vote on amendment No. S. Mrs. C. H.
Briggs. a suffragist of Nevada, was also
present during the day. The canvass
progressed as far as the eighteenth pre
cinct of the thirty-third district and
showed a gain of 12 votes for suffrage
and 147 for the recall.
Following is the opinion of President
Cator and appended to it is the resolu
tion providing for immediate registra
tion, which was defeted by the com
mission:
DESIRE TO REGISTER
I am informed that women desire
to offer to make affidavits of regis
tration at this office. The deputies
require the instruction of this
board. It is a felony to allow a per
son not entitled to register as a
voter to do so if it be known such
p«r*on is not entitled to register.
Public officers, therefore, are com
pelled to act with care and to have
knowledge as to the conferring of a
new political status or privilege
upon persons never before Jiaving
the right of suffrage.
The political code, by section
1290, has specified the only kind of
knowledge upon whi^h public of
ficers can be compelled to act in al
lowing women to exercise the right
to vote at an election. The case of
Kingsbury v.«. Nye (district court
of appeal's) held that for the. pur
pose of determining the amount ot
salary due. under a constitutional
amendment increasing salaries that
after the secretary of state had filed
his statement showing the amend
ment to have been adopted such
salary would attach from the day
the proposition was voted upon.
NOT OFFICIAL M)TK 'E
This was an amendment confer
ring a property right, and it was
not held that a. public officer could
he required to pay out tho state
moneys before the secretary of state
had completed bis statement of the
vote In the state, and 1 d<> not hes.
tHte to say that it never will be
held that a public officer can be re
quired to take notice by press dis
patches, and while the process of
determining the result of a state ,
election by public canvass of the
votes is everywhere proceeding that
such an amendment has been
adopted. - , , *,
Press dispatches relating to the
result of an election appearing from
semiofficial returns before the of
ficial returns have been canvassed
and tabulated and added by the sec
retary of state, as required by law,
do not constitute the kind of knowl
edge which is referred to in the
rules defining matters rfs to which
courts may take judicial notice.
PROVISIONS SPECIFIC
In this matter the law has spe
cifically provided the kind of knowl
edge which is required.
It may well be that certain
classes of constitutional amend
ments relating to property rights
which can be realized from the day
of election without requiring pub
lic officer* to take notice of the
adoption of such amendment until
after the compilation by the secre
tary of state, may be held to have
vested such property rights from
the day of such election
TVhej-e however, a political right
or privilege is newly conferred,
which can only be realized by the
acts of public officers In receiving
and depositing ballots, or giving
the right to deposit ballots at an
election, a different situation exists.
If such votes in great numbers
should be commingled at an elec
tion before the secretary of state
makes his statement, the election
might be rendered hopelessly Il
legal and the public interests
jeopardized thereby. This amend
ment confers the right to vote;
registration is only incidental. The
requirement to register did not al
ways exist, only since 1866. In
some cities with freeholders' char
ters registration closes but a very
few days before an election.
DECISION NECESSARY
This question" must be decided
with reference to every possible
contingency that can or might ex
ist, eifrier no»v or at any past or
future period. In fact, it resolves
itself into a question whether a
woman obtained the absolute right
to vote at an election immediately
subsequent to October 10. 1911. if
there had been no registration
laws.
If such right existed on Tuesday
night, October 10. 1911. at 12 t». m.,
then if an election had i>een held on
Wednesday following land there
had been no registration laws),
women could everywhere at such
an election have compelled the re
ception of their votes, although the
ballots were still being counted in
the polling places in a large portion
of the state and the press reports
& Jf Do You Feel This Way?
W*Lfsj **p4&B&r you *eel a" tired ;, out ?, Do you sometimes
jrfir^fy _'MynjifljMfiiT^ think you just can't work away at your profec
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aBBsBSSMtT ill titej and lay awake at n»<hts unable to sleep? Are
aHPBj& \ «H your, nerves nil gone, and your stomach too P Has am
mv Si§i I W Wtion to forge ahead in the world left you? If to, you
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ffiffifr L-l| you will. Dr. Pierce'i Golden Medical Discovery will
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ifflp I /^K there ««ny tendency in your family toward consumption, ;,;-
T I I it will keep that dread destroyer away. Even after con*
i^U^. . sumption has almost gained a foothold in the form of a
lingering cough, bronchitis, or bleeding at the lungs, it will bring about a
cure in 98 per cent, of all oases. It is a remedy originally prepared by Doctor
R.V. Pierce. Mediemt advice it given frtt to all who wish to write for line.
Great success has come from a wide experience and varied practice. V
Don't be wheedled by a penny-grabbing dealer into taking inferior substi- ;
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Suffrage Association
Grateful to The Call
1' ' '-■ -*-'•-' -■■* ■■--■'■ ■[
, Editor Calls Whether victory
In our* -or not, we vvlnh <o
eipreKtw f our great 3 appreciation !of
the attitude of The Call on tbl*
grout queatlon of equal ; jmlTraa-e.
Ever * Rlnrp The Call came out
uuequlvocally 'on our ;, aide, last
Anftrnat, It never had faltered or
altered It* coume, and we can
not eHtlmate the good It] ha»
done our eaiiMe. .
Pleane .... accept the gratitude
and;: mont cordial, caruent and
nlncere (hanks of the '
CALIFORNIA. T KUI'AL SUF-
V FRAGE ASSOCIATION.
stated that.the amendment-.was de
feated. ..;.:;:'. r .'™*f"';.""r..;-"-' ■-'-'. ;;
STllilj'lXi PROGRESS
f l^;If the right existed, it existed on
Wednesday, October 11. as i much , as <•
it ran exist on any day prior to the
'. statement by the secretary/of state.
*'?. In the (eye of the law the,; counting ;
• of these votes and the determina- :
tion of the result |of that -election.',
is still in progress v and will so con- ;:
tinue until the secretary of statei
;,flies s the tabulation? required by law.
>: and public officers charged^ with the
■ duties of allowing votes to be oast, r
■ can not be compelled to allow such
votes to be cast until such * state
.._ ment 'is made by <• the -secretary of .
- : state. *'•■'■.■"• ■!;-», ".-.•:.'■. ':■ ■-'-.-. ' .^,.\'-'f"~
If ,sueh r a right exists before that
?% time, the I courts s can be called upon
> immediately to 'enforce lit.-• hut no
court has « any.fsuch J knowledge as f ;
■'■■■"i is . required l- by * law A upon which Sto jr.
. base a * writ of -mandate compelling';;
' the; reception: of.'such a vote before
such statement by the secretary of ::
state.
However, although public;officers*
. cannot ; be'compel to give 1: voting i
' power to -affidavits; of registration
• until such statement ; by the secre
tary of : state, l am of the opinion
that this board has the power to
permit its deputies to V> take and ■•;
certify oaths *of women :to affidav- .
its of registration at once, provid
_. Ed that it be ordered thatisuch' affi
'.-'-; davits be segregated and not added
V to the.registration, and be not ien-' =
tered in any precinct I register ;or ;
-; sent, to < any n polling I place.' and "5 re- -^
main subject toi cancellation untilh
..t he 1 official? statement of the secre
j tary of state shall be made rin this
matter. And, fin s view of the case '
of Kingsbury vs. * Nye. I recom
s mend the adoption of the following
resolution: '".! ',\ .
RESOLUTION OFERED
;•; RESOLVED, that, if women hay- |
ing the other . qualifications re-
; quired by > the constitution and the .
laws of California, offer an oath
*of ■ registrationv that .- the :-■ same- be *
V; taken, and v that all such \ affidavits'
be forthwith segregated and kept :
apart from t the .registration of V
\ voters "in this office, and \be,,n6tv
' added to ■: such 1 registration of vot
ers, or entered •* in :; any precinct -i
: register, nor:; sent lto any polling
f place vuntil? the official -1 statement;
; required by section 1290 of the po
. litical code shall have ; been made "
showing the suffrage amendment *
voted upon ;on Octoberf' 10, > 1911.
v to », have been adopted, and that '
unless such ; statement when : made .
shows such amendment to have ;
• been adopted .:."that, any affdavit;:
taken pursuant to this resolution -
, be cancelled, and the chief clerk
Is hereby 5 directed '* to execute and
carry; this resolution into ; effect. r ;
WOMEN STILL ARE
LOUD IN PRAISE
_____
Letters From All Corners of
State Bear Gratitude to ;•
jlfK ■: The Call
In spite of the fact that: the women '
of -California, flushed with victory, j
turn from the strenuous ,work of cam
paigning to . the perplexities of re- '
organization :; of their V! forces, suffra- j
gists from all parts of the : etate find
or/take time to express their thanks
to: The Call. Its support of the cause
of Equal Suffrage is t lauded lin- letters
and ;In personal calls. The women
are f unanimous in declaring: that with
out the '}:. aid given iby The Call the
struggle is probably would have gone
againstvthem.'« It supported them at the
beginning >of ;;theC campaign^ and >- it
( doubled its efforts in the doubtful: hours
; before success was assured, and the i
"new ? woman" • is ■ grateful.
-4 Lillian M.* —Now that the vote !
has been given ! the women of California,'
we must Interest ourselves. /'
The "new 4 woman" ;iss no , lon geri a j fal
lacy, but i a reality,.' and * a new $ era be
gins from October 10, 1911, with "new
laws" and H a.' "new country." J What a
glorious* start. And let us look ? well to
the use , and:abuse of the vote; it must;
be: either a .blessing or a detriment; and
the s eyes of the thinking world are
on us. . ' '„'■■
Women should organize and learn to
obey leaders of experience. Politics must
be taught, and such women who through
force of circumstances or otherwis*
understand the game should lend their
aid to their fellow sisters and help them
make no mistakes. The vote is a duty
now, a sacred obligation, as no woman
would want to live in a country, par
take of its benefits and neglect it.
Gratitude is the sweetest expression
of the human mind, and let us not for
get where it is due. Thanks, and thanks
n, to The Call and to those Califor
nians who made this possible for us.
Repay their confidence and trust by
keen judgment and with careful insight.
Act with them for the best inteersts of
our beloved country.
Dr. France* I.imilh >inv«o n . Yoln county
—The shock of the apparent defeat of
the suffrage amendment has hardly
worn off, although we are filled with joy
by our success. That this success has
been largely contributed by The Call is
unquestionable. The first real hope
that we had was when its full page
editorial announced its championship
of our cause. The Call undoubtedly
encouraged many papers of the state
to assist in the woman suffrage cam
paign, though we are glad to say that
this was not the case here, for every
paper but one in Yolo county had been
publishing our articles since the leg
islature passed the amendment. We
felt certain that the eighth amendment
would carry, but we were unprepared
for the light vote throughout the state.
This easily is explained in the agri
cultural districts, for this is the
harvest time. Every availablo man is
hard at work and the loss of half a
day to go six or more miles to the
polls may mean the loss of thousands
of dollars, should the fall rains set In
early. But the loss of these good
farmers' votes came near losing us our
amendment, for American born farm
ers of this state are in favor of equal
suffrage, almost to a man. The farm-
Continued on Pag;e 6» Column 5
PORTS OF PACIFIC
FILLED WITH TEA
AH of Chinese Products Are
Colored and Will Be Re*
fused Entry
'Con lln uecl i From Vnge = 1
facing material in all tea imported.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of
tea have been held up on both the At
lantic and Pacific coasts, and it is esti
mated that over 100,000 pounds of this
will not be permitted to enter. This
will make a decided shortage in the tea
market, with an inevitable increase in
price to tiie consumer.
Formula Is Adopted
The assistant secretary of . the treas
ury department today sent out a for
mula for uniform r method of testing
tea for the '.presence of coloring matter
or other; a lies: ed adulterants.:, This for
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tnuU is :\ chemical test which will de
termine ' the presence of ■; either ultra
marine, ; or indigo blue, . or the Prus
sian blue thai i- most generally used.
This test will also determine the pres
ence" in the tea of so called' facing mat
ter, which Is a talc, or soaps tone-, sub-,
stance, rubbed over the tea to give it a
gloss. ■':■■.-'-''..■■' ~ ■'- r ''■:■ '[.'".' •-,.■>'
That Japan and Ceylon teas were
practically free from coloring matters
was announced at the treasury depart
ment today. The .Japan and Ceylon
officials and importers have co-operated
with the department in its crusade, but
it is declared that the Chinese importers
have paid no attention to the treasury
edicts and go on coloring their teas
just as ever.
Chinese Teas All Colored
The United States practically is the
only big user of Chinese green teas in
the world, and as all Chinese tea found
with coloring matter will be sent back
It will be a total loss to the exporters
until they can by some means remove
the coloring matter.
The great pressure that has been
brought upon the treasury department
by tea exporters has been without re
sults. Secretary MacVeagh is deter
mined that the American people shall
be given nothing but the purest tea
to drink. Doctor B^rry and Doctor
Schindler will go ut once to San Fran
cisco, and after removing the tea con
gestion at that port will go to the other
Pacific seaports in turn.
CRUISER MARYLAND
TO GO ON DRYDOCK
Repairs on Cincinnati and Ral-
eigh Almost Completed
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
MARE ISLAND, Oct. I(s.—The cruiser
Maryland will be docked fet Mare
island next Friday morning and will
remain in the structure for several
days at least.
Tho cruisers Cincinnati and Raleigh
will leave the yard drydock Wednes
day morning.
Lieutenant Commander C. Wells this
morning took command of the Raleigh.
He relieves Commander W. stand ley.
Commander B. 8. Robinson has left
Washington for Marc island to take
command of the cruiser Cincinnati. He
will arrive here next week to relieve
Commander O. C. Lincoln.
THEFT IS CHARGED—A warrant; was Jssu*»<l
■■> yesterday; by; Judge Weller for the arrest of D.
.-;, L. ; Malz on a ■ char>r« .* of * felony cmbe«2lemfnt.
S'j lie -is f charged ;by i Paul ■, Schmidt" of \ 106" Sutter
if street "' with '■ having takon .s.">;>.
BBS^^B t^m r>;
H Gl O
Men's SilK Hose,
20c
More of these special hose,
blacks and colors; on sale spe
cially now at 20c. Visitors in
town take notice of this bargain.
New Ties for Men,
25c
Beautiful new ties in re
versible and flowing end four
in hands; excellent new pat
terns, desirable Fall colors; on
sale at 25c.
Swiss Ribbed Under
wear, 50c
Men's fine quality Swiss
ribbed, sweater neck under
wear. In pink, blue and ecru;
extra quality, on sale at 50c.
v
BABE SLUMBERS IN
STREET, DESERTED
"Name Her Mary Alice Adams,"
Is Appeal of Mother Who
Abandoned Girl
Dressed in a gown of white and
tucked in a crocheted shawl, a bounc
ing baby girl six days old, was found
in a basket near the car tracks at San
Jose avenue and Guerrero street short
ly after midnight yesterday morning.
The little orphan was snuggled yes
terday in a white trundle bed in Mount
St. Joseph's home, the ward of Father
Lynch of St. James church. Later the
Catholic Humane bureau took charge
of the babe and sent it to a private
family to be cared for.
The child will be christened Mary
Alice Av\ams. in response to the request
of the unknown mother, who pinned a
note on the infant's dress, asking that
it be given this nam*\
Thomas King of 3739 Twenty-sixth
street found the ba.be and turned >
over to Policeman Fennell. who took
it to the central emergency hospital.
The note found on the baby's clothing
was addressed to Father Lynch and re
quested, besides giving instructions for
christening, that the little one be sent
to Mount. St. Joseph's home. Father
Lynch says he has no idea who the
mother or father of the youngster
may bef
WISHES GOLFIST WOULD
CHANGE NAME OR WAYS
Dr. M. W. Frederick Annoyed
by Dr. D. P. L. Fredericks
How a good man may be made to
suffer for the misdeeds of the other
kind of man through a similarity of
names is illustrated in the case of Dr.
D. P. ]j. Fredericks, whose conduct at
the St. Francis hotel Saturday night
caused the police to eject him.
Fredericks made an attempt to see
President Taft personally, using as his
credentials a bogus telegram of intro
duction, purporting to have been sent
by a well known New Yorker, a friend
of the president. The fraud was quick
ly discovered by the hotel attaches.
On account of it and also because of
his queer behavior the man was turned
out of the hotel by the police.
This Fredericks is best known as a
golf expert, but he is also a physician.
There is another doctor in town whose
name is enough like that of the golf
ing physician to be an occasional cause
of embarrassment to him. That other
is Dr. M. W. Frederick, one of the best
known men of his calling in Califor
nia—known not for expertness as to
golf or any other sport, but for his
specialized professional ability.
Nobody who has even the remotest
acquaintance with Dr. M. W. Fred
erick could confuse him with the golf
ing Fredericks of the St. Francis in
cident, but strangers could do —indeed,
they have, much to the annoyance of
Dr. ML \V. Frederick and his friends,
who can't do anything but hope that
the golfing Fredericks will change his
name or his ways or his residence or
all three
A Strenuous Age
It'a wonderful the way time is pro
gressing. There's the typewriter that
writes for us, the airship that flies for
us. and even the Credit Plan that
dresses us. $1.00 week. 59 Stockton
street, upstairs.
FALLS FROM I CAR Alanniia. Oct. . 10..—Junies
' i Wrtliprill « foil ,fnmi". an ; el»Cirk .c«r last. night
t; Hoar the Pnrk : street * bridge ' and" was. s»>r)r>usiv
Injured. ;«.. H<- whs .taken* to the -\l«mpfla mm
i;torliini.-*'(chpr^- it was*found that he hadisus
:.; tailiPrt a , c<>noiisston*nf th<> l>rsin.
s/si\V§odsG>
San Francisco cor. market I edit. Washington Oakland
aan r rancisco AXD 4TH ST9 j AX „ 11TH gTS . v**i*na
UO.OO Sale of Men's
Suits and Overcoats
In Full Swing Now
Best merchandise in men's high-grade suits and over
ts, in the largest variety that has ever been offered, is
yon sale at this special price. All the goods are our
n make, in the newest and most approved style, from the
st desirable Fall materials. In the suits will be found
les for young, middle-aged and old men; models for con-
Tative and extreme dressers, and sizes for slim, medium
d stout figures, in pretty browns, grays and fancy effects,
well as navy blue serges and Thibets.
In the overcoats 45, 50 and 52 inch lengths may be
had in black Thibets and fancy overcoatings, in herring
bone and fancy weaves, in pretty grays, browns, tans,
etc. These may be had with the Presto, convertible or
straight collars. It's a great aggregation of great mer
chandise at a decidedly special price. Both suits and
overcoats on sale at $10.
Silk Lined Suits $O A
Overcoats to Order "■ *^
Special tailoring offer this week of silk-lined suits and
overcoats; suits made from famous Donegal serges, pinhead
worsteds and nice new fancies in the latest patterns and colors.
Overcoats made from black Thibets, Oxford Vicunas and
novelty weaves in Fall colorings.
All these are lined with best Skinner's silk lining, made
to measure and guaranteed as to fit and workmanship for $24.
Newest Black $1 QC
Derby Hats . . . l«*w
Special collection of fine light weight
Derby hats for men in the newest Fall shapes
in the most desirable blocks; styles include
shapes for conservative men, dressy young
fellows, and among them will be found the low
crown, wide brim English Derby, as well as
the flat-set brim. These are splendidly fin
ished, and we strongly recommend them for
satisfactory service. Worth $2.50 of any
body's money. On sale at $1.95.
YES, SIR, IT WAS
THE HOTTEST DAY
Year's Record Reached Yester*
day, and Here's the Atmos*
pheric Reason Therefor
Wilted collars and long 1 drinks wer«
quite the fashion yesterday. It was the
hottest day of the year. A. G. McAdie>
thermometer on top of the Merchants'
Exchange building made its way t
ST.2 degrees, and, thanks to whoever
the stoker was in charge, stopped there.
Although the highest temperature was
reached during the afternoon. It cli«l?i t
cool off until late in the evening. Tin
beach, the parks and dootr steps of the
residence section of the edt.v were linetl
with humanity seeking ne.lief.
: On the twentieth of last May was the
second hottest day of t3ie year. ; The
thermometer registered decrees. The
hottest day last year* was ;May 30, when
90 degrees were registered.'
i^The■'_;'_. hot weather * wasv not 'duo so
much to the sun as to the lark of sen
breeze/ f Over a . large area of : Nevada
there was'^ an exceptionally heavy air
pressure which caused ~a moderate
northeast wind ; < to blow across Califor
nia. ;This wind shut off the usual sea
breeze ;; enjoyed in San ■} Francisco. In
stead of crisp cool ; salt air ? : from off the
Pacific^ it was; heat : ladened from the
Nevada desert. .:■
MISS ALMA WATSON
TO BECOME MRS. LOVE
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
VALLEJO, Oct. 16.—Tomorrow morn
ing Miss Alma Watson of this city will
be married to Allan Thurman Love of
Napa. The ceremony will be performed
at the First Presbyterian church by
Rev. D. Mobley. W. Powers of Xapa
will be the best man. and Miss M.
Hauhuth of this city will be brides
maid.
Hotel St. Francis Art Auction by th©
Curtis Studio afternoon and evening-
Grand event. •
Scalp Itch Goes
Dandruff , Germs > Are \ Re
• sponsible, Parisian Sage
Will Km Them >
•. It's the little dandruff germs grow
ing way down at the root of ? your
hair that; is * causingJ that itch misery.
\GE often stops RX^SS^IsSk
the itching over jthj& "^ jOfiflP
night and not only />/Vr ,-9&^
does that.butused / | "\i^^^^
guaranteed, mind v\\ \ //&SB&Jf :
you —to abolish
dandruff, kill the , '^f/ V 7^ I
dandruff germ and Iw]* 'd
stop tailing hair. lijf^n
Parisian Sage , JlH^ll
nourishes thV.hair. V^
roots; that's' why ':* V
it of ten grows 'i* "*' j .
hair abundantly .-.-•;., ■'^
! before the hair T: root is dead. "That's
why it puts luster and . radiance 2 into
dull, faded - hair. Large bottle 50 cents.
at v druggists' everywhere. Girl with
auburn hair on every carton and \
bottle. ■' Be sure you get Parisian Sage.
Made only by Giroux Mfg. Co., Buf
falo, Y.

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