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POLITICAL II | I I frt THEATRICAL It I |lf|l HEAL ESTATE 111 b Iflf V SPORTING 111 I Iflf X COMMERCIAL I■ I |||1 SOCIETY II I I W U financial *mmm* ■». w VOLUME CXI.—NO. 163. TESTIMONY IN ARCHBALD CASE PARTLY DENIED Chief Witness Against Judge Says Assignment Wasn't the Paper He Signed On Cross Examination Coal Merchant Intimates He Might Have Been Intoxicated House Committee Questions Williams as to Second Al leged Transaction WASHINGTON. May 10.—Edwin J. Williams of Scranton. Pa chief witness against Judge Robert W. Archbald of the commerce court. today practically denied before the house judiciary com mittee some of the testimony he had given against the judge Wednesday. Williams was a partner with Judge Archbald in negotiations for buying a culm bank from the Erie railroad to sell at a profit of $12,000 to the Lacka wanna and Wyoming railroad. The judge at that time had the Erie's so called lighterage cases in his court. A. S. Worthington, counsel for the accused jurist, undertook the redirect examination of Williams and called his attention to the copy of an assign ment of the culm bank property that he was alleged to have made to W. P. Boland and a "silent party." Previous ly Williams had admitted having made such an assignment before he procured options on the Erie culm banks, and had explained that the "silent party" was Judge Archbald. Today, however, upon reading a copy of the assign ment, Williams said it was not the paper he bad signed. He admitted that the signature attached was his, 1-ut repudiated its contents. Repudiated Letter Williams repudiated tlie letter in troduced in e%-idence Wednesday, in he related having told W. P. Boland that if he had discounted one' of Judge Archbald's notes, a case .he lad before that jurist, which was de cided against him, might have resulted differently. The witness admitted hav ing said something like that to Boland, but he denied that the language used in the letter in evidence, signed by him, ever came from his lips. It also developed on cross examina tion that Judge Archbald paid Williams fare from Scranton to Washington that the latter might respond to the sub pena from the judiciary committee to appear before it. Another Transaction The committee today started to learn of an alleged transaction between lames R. Dainty, Judge Archbald and the Lehigh Valley railroad- It in volved the Eberhart coal property. Williams was asked if he and Dainty did not regard Judge Archbald as the real negotiator for the lease of the Eberhart property by the Lehigh Val ley. "I thought Judge Archbald might be able to swing it," replied Williams. "I thought he could try it, anyhow." What part did the judge have in | transaction?" Nothing except to ask the Lehigh >y if they would pay the price • 1 for the lease." "Ia it not a fact that the Lehigh Val ley road, after Judge Archbald came into the matter, was willing to pay more fo** the lease than they were be fore?" "Never Heard Any More" "I don't know. I never heard any more about it." "Was Judge Archbald to receive any portion of the profits from the probable sale of this coal land?" "I don't know." Chairman Clayton then read a pho tographic copy of a letter which intro duced Williams to Darling. Why did you get a letter from Judge Archbald in that instance?" asked the i -hair-man. '*] thought it might help me get the dump." ■Was the judge to have an interest in that o'*0'* No." "Did you know tbe judge knew L'arling?" "Uli. ypp, Darling tried many <---sf-s before Judge Archbald. He tried rases before him when Mr. Archbald was county judge." The witness said he asked for the letter to Darling and that the jurist had no other merest in the matter. Noth ing came of the transaction. "Why did you not offer .Judge Arch bald an interest in this deal as you did in the cases?'" asked Representa tive Norris of Nebraska. •f did not know yet whether I could get the property." "Wen, when you sought the culm from the Erie railroad didn't you give the judge a half interest before you got the option?" • No. not until after I got the option." "Did you intend to gtve the judge an interest in the Darling property if you got it?" "That property did not belong to any corporation, hut I did intend to give the judge an interest in it if I got it." I Gentleman of the South, Sah, Would Don Woman's Garb [Special Dispatch lo The Call] ATLANTA, Ga., May 10.—From a prominent south Georgian, Comptroller General William A. Wright has just received a let ter expressing a desire to wear woman's attire and asking per mission to do so. "I have much the appearance of a woman, and when dressed as such and wearing long hair, I look a perfect figure of a female, and would not be noticed as be ing a man. I wish to adopt this attire because it Is more suitable for me than male at tire." j. "It is the (tfpfeerest letter I ever received." said General Wright. He withholds the name out of deference to the man's family. , B. Chandler Howard, Former Steamship President, Is Dead [Special Dispatch to The Call] SANTA BARBARA, May 10.— Stricken with apoplexy. B. Chandler Howard, former president of the Pacific Mail Steamship company, died here tonight. He is survived by his wife, who was at his bedside, and two daughters, who live in Yokohama. The remains will be taken to San Mateo for burial. How ard was 64 years old and wealthy. He had lived for years in San Mateo, be ing prominent socially In that place. DESPONDENT MERCHANT ATTEMPTS SUICIDE Leopold A. Lewis Failed to Get Fresh Start Despondent because he had failed in business in the east, Leopold A. Lewis, a clothing merchant of Dorchester, Mass., rented a room at 1116 Buchanan street early yesterday morning and attempted to take his life by turning on the gas. According to a letter addressed to the coroner by Lewis, his business partner, a man by the name of Adler, swindled him out of his money. , Lewis has been in San Francisco for several weeks. He says that he at tempted to gain a new start here, but could find no work, and decided to kill himself while he had funds for a decent burial. He was revived* at the central emer gency hospital. "MOTHER, GET A BLACK DRESS/ SAYS DAUGHTER Then Scolded Girl Attempts to Poison Herself [Special Dispatch to The Call] NEW YORK. May 10.—"Get a black dress, mother dear; you'll want to wear it." Mrs. Ritter smiled and went on with her scrubbing in the little flat in East 116 th street. She had just scolded Mary, her 13 year old daughter. for loitering on the way home from school. Mary took her bottle of cleaning fluid, drank most of It's con tents, and fell at her mother's feet. The girl's life was in doubt for six hours while a doctor and nurse forced olive oil and milk down her throat, ultimately reviving her. GEORGE V TO HOBNOB WITH TOMMY ATKINS And the Queen Will Watch the Files at Aldershot LONDON, May 10. — After a week spent as commander in chief of the royai fleet in Weymouth bay. King George will go to Aldershot Tuesday to supervise the army in training. The queen will remain with her royal husband while he is taking part in the evolutions of his. soldiers. Her majesty will devote most of hpr time to visiting the garrison school and soldiers* institution and inspecting the hospitals. She also will get In touch with the women in the married quar ters of the enlisted men. SCHIFF'S FORMER VALET RETURNED TO TOMBS Supreme Court Reverses Deci sion Freeing F. E. Brandt NEW YORK, May 10.—Koike E. Brandt, formerly valet to Mortimer „. Schiff. who was released from Danne mnra prison on a habeas corpus de cision of Justice Girard in the supreme court, is again in the tombs and may be returned to prison to serve out the 30 years to which he was sentenced five years ago. In a decision late today the appellate division of the supreme court reversed the decision of Justice Girard liberating the prisoner. TEACHER GETS FORTUNE, BUT STAYS ON HER JOB Heiress Is More Interested in School Than Bequest NEW YORK, May 10.—Although she has just received a check for $1,890,000 bequeathed to her by the late John S. Kennedy, the New York banker, Miss Charlotte S. Baker has no intention of giving up her position as teacher here In a school for girls. "I am interested in the school and there is no reason on earth for changing my mode of life," she says. THE San Francisco CALL GIRL IS BURNED TO DEATH AFTER BLOW ON SKULL Slayer Flees Bungalow, but Leaves Finger Prints as Clews for Police Suitcase and Emblems Only Means of Identifying the Murderer and Victim [Special Dispatch lo The Call] CHICAGO, May 10,—In finger prints found on the floor and walls the police believe they have found a clew to the slayer of a pretty Chicago girl, as yet unidentified, whose body, mutilated and burned, was found in a deserted bunga low at 4165 Arlington street, Los An geles. Details of the tragedy which reached Chicago late today gave new impetus to attempts to establish* the identity of the young woman, who wore an emblem of the Children of Mary sodality she obtained in Chicago. The young woman was lured to the bungalow and her skull crushed by a terrific blow. An attempt then was made to burn the body. Her clothing was burned off from her feet to her knees. Jewels Left in Handbag Robbery as the motive for the crime was eliminated. Some jewelry and money were found in a handbag. Frank Martin, who lives in the house adjoin ing the one where the body was found, said be saw a man and a woman spend several hours on the porch of the house last week. He said be saw them enter the house in the evening. The man also is said to have told Martin he was waiting for his- wife. The autopsy on the body, completed late today, showed that the woman was. slain, either Tuesday night or Wednes day morning, and that the clothing had been set on fire before the young woman died. It was also shown that death was caused by a blow on the hea-d from a bottle, although her ribs were also broken. Clew to Man in Case - Another important clew was devel oped by the discovery of an abandoned suit case at Monteviata station, not far from the scene of the crime. The case was filled with a man's clothing and had a note on the handle, reading: "Finder may have this, as I am go ing straight to eternity." The note was signed: "Thomas C< Butt." The police have this description of the man who is said to have left the suit case and who is also said to have Continued on Pnire 10, Column 3 BLONDE WHIPPED INTO BRUNETTE Actress Acts When She Finds Her Husband's Office Girl Kissing Him [Special Dispatch to The Call] KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May lO.—Mrs. Bessie Burrows, an actress who ap peared at the Ua Salle theater- in Chi cago last season, horsewhipped her husband.-* offl< c girl here today when she found the blonde head leaning over the painless dentist's shoulder. "She was kissing him. - ' Mrs. Burrows said afterward. "I had intended wait ing until there was a roomful of pa tients, hut I happened in at the oppor tune time." Mrs. Burrow*- lashed the girl. Pearl Goodwin of Rich Hill, Mo., over the face, next over the bare rreck and then across the face, more than 20 times. "She was a blonde, but I left her a brunette,'' the wife said. The dentigt, George R. Burrows, has not be»n living with his wife for sev eral months. "I'm going to whip her every time I meet her. I don't want a divorce," the wife said. PREACHER IS SUED AS "LOVE PIRATE" [Special Dispatch to The Call] MINNEAPOLIS, May 10.— Rev. T. J. Dow, former pastor of the Grand ave nue Christian church here, is being sUad in the district court for $25,000 by Dr. Fred Woodard, who says the pastor stole his wife's affections. l>bctor Woodard is blind. According to his story, when blindness came upon him he called on Dow for spirltual.cora fort and advice. He says the pastor proceeded both to comfort him and make love to his wife and he heard the pastor and his wife plan to elope. Entitle Mosse, an invalid boarder in the doctor's home, testified that the pas tor would kiss the doctor's wife and called her "dearie." SAN FRANCISCO, SATU&pAY, MAY 11, 1912. VACCINE MAKES TYPHOID FEVER GERM HARMLESS Head of Pasteur Institute Dis covers Means of Insur ing Immunity Men Inoculated With Bacilli Prove the Value of New Treatment [Spec/a/ Cable to The „'«ili] PARIS, May 10.—Profeasor Metchnl koff, famous head of the Pasteur insti tute, in an interview with The Call correspondent, confirmed the announce ment of a discovery at the institute of a vaccine that prevents typhoid fever. The first statement of this important discovery was made ay Metchnikoff this week in a communlc*|tion to the Acad emy of Sciences. In his laboratory at the Pasteur institute Metchnikoff said: "It is true ..we have discovered a method of vaccinating against typhoid fever which has given satisfactory re sults. The method is simple, requiring but little time for troops in the field or for others who are unable to take the ordinary precautions against ty poid. Value of Method "This method, whose value we have demonstrated scientifically, should be of excellent service. It won't do to ; speak of this as something revolution- I ary. it is not a cure of typhoid. It Is merely a preventive of typhoid, al ready preventable, by following the well known rules regarding boiling of water, etc." Although Metchnikoff. with custom- j ary reticence, refuses to consider the' new discovery as revolutionary it must be regarded so if the claims made for it are established by -wider experiment. The vaccine was first used on chim panzees because they, like men, are subject to typhoid. It was discovered that this vaccine made chimpanzees im mune. It was then delermined to try some dangerous experiments on a hu- W man being. Two Men Volunte*&cd Two men connected #!th the Pasteur institute volunteered. At the first vac cination .">00,000,000 typhoid bacilli were introduced into the organism of each volunteer. There was little reaction. Ten days later they were innoculated again with nearly three times as many microbes. No 111 effects were observed. The tests showed that they had be come immune by vaccination to typhoid, even to tire virulent "oberth bacilli." Since theti experiments have been'tried on 44 other persons, all with success. RICH TO CARE FOR ANIMAL PAUPERS Through Ogden Mills' Efforts Hospital Will Be Established [Spccifli Dispatch to The Call] NEW YORK, May 10.—Thanks to Ogden Mills, son of the California pio neer, the poor horse of the common working -lass and the stray cat and dog without a show record or pedigree will have a hospital all to themselves, doc tors, nurses, ambulances and animal physicians of the finest. The New York Women's League for Animals proposed this hospital. Mills gave a generous subscription hiwiself and then inter ested other men of wealth. The aociety dogs, cats, horses, par rots and canaries of Manhattan have several fine hospitals. This new hos pital will be a hospital for the poor of the animal world*. Many society women are collecting for the building and maintenance fund, reporting to Mrs. James Speyer. the president of the league, and Mrs.-Fred erick W. Vanderbilt. vice president. PANAMA WOULD ARM POLL GUARDS WASHINGTON, May 10.—Panama is preparing for its approaching presiden tial election by negotiating with the United States for the purchase of a supply of arms and ammunition. Doctor Arias, the minister from Pan ama, has asked the war department to sell his country 500 of the Krag-Jor gensen rifles discarded several years ago by the regular army and 500,000 cartridges. It was explained at the legation that the police in guard at the polls may be called upon to use weapons more ef fective than the antiquated firing pieces with which they are equipped. The election Is scheduled, for the first Sunday In July. for Stray Beasts JEWELS RAIN ON PIER Mrs.Heinzclgnoressloo,ooo Mrs. F. Augustus Heinze, who didn't care much when she dropped jewel case and brilliant gems rolled out to dazzle immigrants. While Copper Magnate's Wife Signs Customs Slips Baby Scrambles for Diamonds [Special Dispatch to The Call] NEW YORK, May 10. —The jewel tents disgorged by the collapsed casket. case fell to the customs pier with a "Did you get them all, daughter?" bang and pearls and diamonds of all she queried as she finished. "I think kinds rolled about. There were immi- so, mamma." grants around who bad never seen so Mrs. F. Augustus Heinze returned much real jewelry in their lives be- today from Europe with her daugh- fore. "I'll take care of them, mother," piped little Catherine Henderson Heinze, 6 year old daughter of the cop- per king. "Hi. look there! Don't you tramp on mamma's jewels. There's $100,000 worth of them." There was. and Mrs. Heinze went on signing customs. slips while the baby looked after the recovery of the con OLD OCEAN DEFIED BY DARING AVIATOR Glenn H. Martin Makes Round Trip to Catalina, 68 Miles, in Record Time NEWPORT BEACH, May 10.—Glenn H. Martin, the Santa Ana aviator, made the longest cross water flight in the history of aviation on the Pacific coast today, when he flew in his new hydro aeroplane from Balboa on the main land across the San Pedro channel to Catalina island and back again, alight ing on exactly the spot from which he started. As a result, Martin claims the world's record for channel flight.**, hav ing covered a distance of 68 miles in making the round trip. Martin made the trip to Catalina, landing on the beach at Avalon, in 37 minutes. Then, after taking aboard a sack of mail, Martin left Avalon at 5:17 o'clock and headed for San Pedro. He landed at Balboa at 6:08 o'clock. Before Martin left Catalina a purse containing about $100 was presented to him. Aviator Martin covered a distance of 68 miles in making the round trip. NEARLY DROWNED BY OWN VELOCITY [Special Dispatch lo The Call] ATLANTIC CITY, N. J„ May 10.— After attaining speed at the rate of 55 miles an hour over the measured course of a mile of the Ventnor Yacht club, the Crusader 111, a 26 foot hydromotor boat, nearly drowned Its crew of two at sundown tonight. The bronze pro peller, which had been making 1,650 revolutions' a minute, could not stand the strain and smashed soon after the boat crossed the finish line. The immense volume of water sprayed by the speed of the craft shot high in the air and descended on Adolph Apel, the builder, who was at the wheel, and General Jenkins, who was at the engine. The torrent of water temporarily blinded the pair and for an instant they I lost control of the craft. ter, Catherine. She left her husband attending to business matters in Ant werp. The European trip did not cost the Heinze family a cent. "ln Madeira," said Mrs-. Heinze, "some of our party suggested that we should go to the Casino and try the wheel. I put a little coin on and won. I left the winnings on and won again. It paid our way around." SUIT WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR'S WIFE Richard Harding Davis Is Com* pletely Surprised by Action of Mrs. Davis [Special Dispatch to The Call] NEW YORK. May 10.—It became known today that Mrs. Cecil Clark Davis had withdrawn her suit for di vorce from Richard Harding Davis, journalist, author and playwright. To many it will be news that Mrs. Davis ever sued, although they have been liv ing apart for some time. Counsel for Mrs. Davis, submitted to Justice Guy in the supreme court an affidavit that Mrs. Davis had directed that the suit be withdrawn. Justice Guy signed an order for discontinuance after read ing it. 'Did you know that your wife's suit had been withdrawn?" Davis was asked. "This is the first I have heard of it," he replied. "It is a complete surprise to me." "Does this mean that there will be a reconciliation?" "I know nothing of a reconciliation," he said. "I do not care to say anything fur ther." STRANGE WOMAN TELLS IDENTITY The woman arrested Wednesday for attempting to force her way into the office of Rudolph Spreckels that she might tell him a new way to earn $1,000,000 by speculating in the stock exchange, told the authorities at the detention home last night that she was Mrs. Terrah Thinsley of London. That a romance might be connected with the case is suggested by the fact that she left a note addressed to Dr. Warren Taylor of Santa Barbara, and that during the last few days deliver ies of wedding finery have been made at her apartment at 72"! Franklin street. The woman is said to have wealthy connections. THE WEATHER YESTERDAY — Highest temperature, 56; lowest Thursday night, 48. FORECAST FOR TOD AY—Fair, with fog in morning and at night; light southwest wind, changing to brisk west. For Details of the Weather See Page 18 Jj PRICE FIVE CENTS. UNCLE SAM DRIVES OUT SOCIALIST United States Judge at Seattle Cancels Leonard Oleson's Citizenship Papers SWORE TO CONSTITUTION AND COMMITTED FRAUD I. W. W. Agitator Urged De privation of Property With out Due Process of Law "PROPAGANDA TO CREATE TURMOIL; END IN CHAOS" SEATTLE, May 10—United States District Judge Cornelias H. Han ford today ordered the cancella tion of the citizenship papers of Leonard Oieson. a socialist agitator, on the ground that he committed a frand when he swore that he was attached to tbe principles of the constitution of the United States. This is said to be the first case on record -where n man ha* been deprived of citizenship because of alleged seditious utterances. Oieson was given his certificate ot citizenship by the Pierce county su perior court January 10, 1910. He was alleged to have taken an active part ie the recent Industrial Workers of the World disturbances in the northwest, and last week the United States dis trict attorney began proceedings be fore Judge Hanford at Tacoma to re voke Oleson's citizenship. Government Abrogated In his decision Judge Hanford said: "He (Oieson) claimed to have a clear understanding of the constitu tion of the United States and knew that by one of its articles deprivation of life, liberty or property without due process of law is forbidden, and yet the evidence introduced in his behalf proved that the party with which be is affiliated has for its main object the complete elimination of property rights in this country. "He expressed himself as being will ing for people to retain their money, but insisted that all the land, build ings and industrial institutions should become the common property of all the people, which object is to be ob tained, according to his belief, by use of the ballot, and when that object shall have been attained the political government of the country will be en tirely ahrogated, because there will be no use for it. Is Dangerous Heresy "And he further admitted that his beliefs on these subjects were enter tained by him at and previous to the date of the proceedings in the superior court admitting him to become a citi zen of the United States. "The notion that citizens of this coun try may absolve themselves from al legiance to the constitution of the United States, otherwise than by ex patriation, is a dangerous heresy. Tii» nation generously and cordially admit? to its citizenship aliens having the qualifications prescribed by law, but recognizing the principles of natural law, called the law of self-preservation. "It restricts the privilege of becom ing naturalized to those whose senti ments are compatible with genuine al legiance to the existing government as defined by the oath which they are re quired to take. Those who believe in and propagate crude theories hostile to the constitution are barred. "The evidence in this case does not have to be analyzed to determine his attitude. He has no recognizance for the constitution of the United States, no intention to support and defend it against its enemies and he is not well disposed toward the peace and tran quillity of the people. His propaganda is to create turmoil and to end in chaos." Socialists Roast I. W. W.s INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 10.—After arranging details for the national con vention that will begin here Sunday , ia a $20,000 Pacific Heights Residence Vicinity Pueiflc ay. and Pierce, con taining large liTlng; room, dining room, recepttou ball, billiard room, 4 large bed rooms; servant's room and bath extra. Lot 40x125. Grand marine view. $20,000 Stockton Street Bet. California and PiDe Street* Grand marine Tie*** apartment boose •ite. rractically a three frontage lot, overlooking beautiful grounds of Metro politan Insurance Company; lot 65x88:9, with 7'a feet addition easement for light on south side of lot. HARM, WEIDENMULLER GO. 345 Montgomery St.