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Total Number of Items in Yesterday's
CALL j Chronicle ...209
__ Examiner .... 156
Both Quantity and Quality in The Call
VOLUME rx lT .-X0!£124.
Clerks of Several Counties Rffll
to Certify That Signers
Have Not Voted
Secretary of State Refers Mat»
ter to Attorney General Be
fore Rejecting Papers
[Specmd Drrpclch to The Call]
SRJtJfENTO, r 'rx. 1. — Hafr
-c administration forces
Sled a valid petition entitling their
I for presidential
. .
f the nat "_*" pt -
! •
Secretary «<
isr. sru called upon to
t the ati
- - - as
a new political party. :
: :ona. pro-j
- - • - • = filed with the j
sve h<=.«=
Yerifieations Inadequate
■ tor.'ght
'ess than 4.f©« signatures properly c«t
anty ~lerks _nd re -
- - * ten Under Use S per cent
■ tbe attorney* genera*!. ;
tors tI 9 | I Ota
Sei - ? mber primary elections are DS
sa- --:.:•;•-:- a valid petition for
9 .of the
- petiti—uci»
- ".ed up tc • tary
as qua tors.
Or: ration or
r'erks certifying
l have preserved a discreet
•i> c clerks in San Diego. Riv
***r_"ide, San Luis Obispo and Fresno and
■ did not participate in the prir ary
r_ of Los Angeles
itted the petitions of!
tors, who swore in their
petitions that they had not voted at
Et he failed to
a had verified that por-
He B
I -tiasoners were
qualified * time 1 •"*»>• af
: their several signatu-
Failure of County Clerks
from Lof
•filled, would
_ ent to give the bull moose
candidal i-s a placo t as
nomi: B_l progressive
- clerks of Los An-
Bernardino. Santa Barbara
.-_, Mont- -inge. Alameda,;
-.-.. Kern. Sonoma and Sacra
■ - • • ■ bjs tad
- place or. the ballot its leaders
oasted they would
the national
- party
s sec -
the tailors
- law
• ■•-.-. nssjssj m
has be*' - rued by the
at*c*n • - r_J stsli to mean what it
• a' origin ■ "ear,.
Terms of State Law
was drawn to enable
Hodief -n political par
make nominations for
- - section pro
vides that ssottlW ■
(T to 3 per whole
vote of the state cast at the next
. go n na-f make
ations by petition under certain
se restrictions include an oath
that the petitioners have not partici
pated in a partisan primary election for
B .-... T:.'" -<-r.*>ra!'s office
,td that provision of the law to
Is ali persons *srho Voted at the
action from the right to
for the nomination of
ran-* - presidential *°l«-<-tor.
f luding paragraph cf M
lit*yal code provides:
The Herk or o_leer to whosis any
•ueh oerti_«_te la preaeoted for
SUssK is authorised and diverted to
Continued oo Pa_e 2, tolnma 4
THE San Francisco CALL
Big Million Dollar
Ranch Involved in
Suit for Services
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
RED BLUFF. Oct- I.—For the
second time the million dollar
Cone ranch is to be fought over
in conn. Judge yon Hovenberg
of San Francisco lost the first
claim by a jury derision.
E. F. May. a business associate
of Jndge ron Hovenberg. filed
suit today against Mrs. Mary
Ixniise Madeline Cone for sev
eral thousand dollars for serv
ices rendered and the interest he
claims in the ranch.
The suit is broupht under art
agreement May is alleged to
bare entered into with Mrs. Cone
December 10, 1910. He says he
was engaged seven months and
spent $5,000 in straightening out
the business. He asks the court
to restrain the sale of ali ranch
property and stock until pay
ment of his claim for services,
money advanced, damages and
Vegetables Make
Hogs Breed Better
Than Human Race
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
INDIANAPOLIS. Oct. I.—"The human
race has no: kept pace frith the Im
provement in the blue blooded breeds
cf hog and cattle within the last 100
years.'' Doctor tVlllJa-n -A. Evans of
Chicago said In his address before the
National Conservation congress this
"Eugenics has beer, neglected and as
rsjs__M ______ have waned and fami-
*_sr Evans said that vegetable«an_ I
gr.imal life each complements the other, j
_t the high death rate in crowded j
was due in great measure to tbe J
f vegetable life. Hog cholera
__4 tuberculosis in cattle, whky
said ■were due to unhygienic conditions. :
have added at least 3 cents per pound
to the price of fresh meats.
State Treasurer's Sales Yester-;
day Aggregated $750,000
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO, Oct. I.—Seven hun- j
dred antl fifty thousand dollars of the j
i: NMM "San Francisco harbor im- j
, bonds -were sold today by (
j State Treasurer Roberts. These bonds j
i are for the improvement of the San j
| Francisco water front by the construe- ;
tion of wharves and docks by the state, j
The, bonds were sold in several par-I
as follows:
Fifty thousand dollars to the Capi-
I tal National bank of Sacramento. J
f ot.MO to N. W. Halsey & Co. of San j
j Francisco. $50,000 to the state board of j
control, $100,000 to the state board of
; control, and the following parcels to
] the Hibernia Savings and Loan society
cf San Francisc: $50,000. $100,000.
\ $250,000 and $100,000.
While the sale was not completed
| and only three-quarters of a million
; dollars worth sold, the results are
I deemed satisfactory because at this
time the bond and money market is
Those bonds carry 4 per cent
interest, and in every case the bid was
for par and accrued interest. No
premiums were offered by any bidder.
Four Experts Hired When Door
Refuses to Yield
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SACRAMENTO. Oe*. 3—The inner
- -f The great safe of the Sacra
mento Valley Bank and Trust com
pany refused to open for four hours
today, and as a result the bank vu
inconvenienced for use of.ready money.
There was $200,000 in gold and silver
I safe. The outer door responded
- t time lock released the bolts,
but it took four locksmiths four hours
to open t*" p inner door. Nobody knows
what taused the trouble.
Cari C. Anderson Killed When
Machine Turns Turtle
FOSTORTA. Qu Oct. I.—Congressman
Anderson of Fostoria 0.. was
killed tonight when his automobile was
overturned near this city.
To Honolulu and Back
A chance for the
prettiest girl in San
Francisco who is
earning her own
living : : : : :
Read AH About It on Page
6 in This Copy of
The Call:'
j Senate Committee Wrings From
Boss Flinn Truth About
Colonel's Campaign
Money Has Been Plentiful Since
Third Termer Tossed
Hat Into Ring
Fight to Defeat President Taft
in Chicago Mulcted Pitts
burger for $144,308.29
What Witnesses Told
Senate Committee
That the total expenditure* of
William Fllaa of Pennsylvania
la the 1912 progressive cstm
palgo hare heeo *144_M>R. and
that the total "Roooevelt ex
penditures** covering Fllan _ per
•oaa] activity su Roosevelt ismder
la Peaasylvassia wma «99JtS4.
Other amounts expended h-jr
Fltnn came under the head of
expenditure* la republican and
progressive organisation work
which Fllnn did not characterise
a* "RooseTflt expen_lture*.~
That Fllan personally con
tributed 00 per cent of the money
for Roosevelt _ rrlraary cam
paign la P«Min_ylvanis_ or 9103,
--ftOO, of which i**"***N©oo was spent
In Pittsburg.
E. H. Hooker, treasurer of the
Roo_c-« elt fund, testified that the
colonel's campaign for the re
p_blless_ stontaatloa coat .141.
--6T.7.5M. aad that Charles R. Crane
of Chicago contributed 970,000 to
Senator i.n Follette'a campaign
_*_ 070.000 to Governor Wilson *s
fnad before the Baltimore cim.
Wilttmm Fllan a_m_t«-_ having
•es-tssfcsl- lat* on agreemeat with
the late Senator Quay and J. O.
Brow* to divide tbe political
•polls of Pennsylvania, hot ex
plained that tbis was stone to
"gold brick** Qoay.
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
WASHINGTON. Oct. I.—ln the
heroic effort to "slue *em over
the ropes'' at the republican
national convention in Chi
cago last June. William Flinn, con-
tractor-boss of Pittsburg. Pa., spent
the collossal sum of $144,305.29 in the
primary campaign waged by Theodore
Roosevelt for the republican nom
Making the reluctant admission that
he a?ave that immense sum of money
out of his own pocket Just for the
primaries campaign. Flinn. on the wit
ness stand, before the Clapp committee
Investigating campaign contributions,
at once obtained a place in American
history as the premier campaign con
tributor of all times.
If Flinn's contributions to the Roose
velt third party campaign equal the
amount he contributed to the fight for
the republican nomination. Colonel
Roosevelt must feel Indebted to him
politically to the extent of $250,000.
What Does Flinn Expect?
What is it. Washington Is asking to
night, that William Flinn expects to
get from Theodore Roosevelt in ex
change for the biggest campaign con
tribution in the history of American
The reluctance that Fiinn showed in
admitting the size of his total contri
bution only was equaled by his anger
when he was forced to tell how he had
entered into a contract signed, seeled
and delivered with the late Senator Quay
for their mutual political and business
advantage, whereby Flinn was to deliver
delegates to state and national conven
tions In re.urn for certain legislation
at the state capital involving Pittsburg
contracts in which the present Roose
velt leader was at that time interesrted.
It was with still greater sullenneas
that Flinn was forced to tell of his
ambition to succeed Senator Quay in
the United States senate; how a friend
of his. with his permission, tried to
induce Archbold of the Standard Oil
company to support him In his am
bition, and how he and his friends tried
to win the support of Senator Penrose.
Flinn denied that he had signed the
telegrams to Archbold. but admitted
that his friend. J. E. Splain of Pitts
burg, wrote them and signed his name.
Taft Managers Waste Money
FMnn raid the "Taft people had spent
|»*>,<M>© in our county."
• I think the money was spent legiti
mately/* he added, "but it was waste
Senator Clapp again called Fl!nn"s
attention to Senator Penrose's
charge in the senate that Flinn
had made a fortune out of mu
nicipal deals, and had offered
$!.000.e00 or f2.P00.000 to Senator Pen
rose and Israel.W. Durham to secure
the seat of former Senator Quay in
Under oath. I will say that if Sen-
tbattened *._ Pace 2, Colmaua _
Flim Calls Penrose a Liar
Tells How He Bunkoed Quay
$10,000 REWARD
De Sabla Increases Offer for the
Return of Jewels Taken
in Robbery
Eugene J. do Bafcia I M authorized the |
William J. Burns detective n_esst-.*F I i
offer a reward of $10,000 for the return |
of Mrs. «c Sabla's jewels, stolen from j
the Palace hotel early in Use morning of j
February _*_ Some time ago a reward i
of fyoOo was offered, in the hope that j
the thiev-s would restore the loot.
The De Sabla jewels, consisting of a !
pearl necklace set with diamonds, a j
lorgnette with near'y 500 small dia- j
mends, a corsage pearl, a diamond pin i
and a diamond bracelet, were stolen i
from the rooms of Mr. and Mrs. de ■
Sabla. Mrs. de Sabla had been one of
the guests at the Mardi Gras ball in the .
Palace hotel. Leaving with her husband, i
Mrs. de Sabla went to her apartments ;
and retired, De Sabla returned to join
friends in the buffet.
"While Mrs. de Sabla was sleeping and
her husband was out of the rooms the
jewels were stolen from a tray on a
The Burns detective agency has been
instructed to do everything possible to
recover the jewels. No prosecution will
follow if the thieves return the prop
erty, and no questions will be asked.
The reward will be paid for informa
tion which will lead to the recovery.
Printed notices will be sent to the po
lice of every American city, as well as
the larger cities of the continent.
Fugitive Recaptured Making His
Way to This City
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SAX JOSE, Oct. 1.-—Sp.eding in the
night for San Francisco in s large tour
ing car stolen from Howard Trafton,
sheriff of Santa Crux county, George
Russell, an escaped prisoner, was arr
rested ia San Jose early today by Dep-1
uty Sheriffs Buffing-tori and Bigger and
taken back to the Surf City in custody
of Voder SheritT Dick Rountree. Motor
cycle Policeman Griffin, who had pur
sued him, failed to put in an appearance
late today, and it was feared he had
come to grief some place in the moun- j
tains. v '
World Famous Ring Gladiator Is
Laid Low by Appendicitis:
Surgeons Lose Hope
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
Corbett. former champion heavy weight
pugilist of the world, is dying here to
night at the Jefferson hospital follow
ing an operation performed as a last
resort to save him from peritonitis.
There is absolutely no hope, the sur
geons say, and his death is only a
question of hours.
Corbett is billed to appear here this
week, and his company came with him
Sunday. Last night he complained of
a severe pain in the right side. Toward
morning his condition grew worse, st.id
this afternoon it was found that he
had heci ssinTertßg from acute ap
pendicitis. Blood poisoning \ad set in
because the appendix had ruptured,
and It was feared he would die before
he could be hurried to the operating
table and placed under an anesthetic.
When the surgeons made the in
cision it was found that not only had
the appendix ruptured, but that part
of the wall of the intestines had been
torn so severely that there was no
chance for the surgeons to repair the
lacerated peritoneum.
They have sewed that portion of it
as best they can in the hope that the
dying hours of the gladiator will be as
comfortable as possible.
; Bishop Shepard and Minister
||ppHonored st Reception , <
LONG BEACH,, Cal.. Oct. I.—The an
'^Ks«*- i lpa»WP-''IH«BSiK»-- ' .'._''» m - ' -ail rtwii*
! nual southern California conference of
! the Metbedist Episcopal " church was
i opened here tonight with a reception
Ito Bishop William O. Shepard and vis
sr^f - . - ." * , . , ' . -__*?»«••*
I iting ministers in a local hotel. Bishop
>-- M^*______i_tfa ~2
Shepard will preside at the sessions
of the conference. ■-•;; -'\
There were several addresses of wel
, _ „« - .*■■■* r , • *■ '»; -
come to which the bishop responded.
and a band concert f" by the municipal
band. . ; _.;
------ *
The n regular sessions 5 will begin to
morrow In tbe First Methodist Episco
%w^^'^^^ K^^oSm^ r : * 'f-'-'is-.i ?_*%_>■■■■*■■■'■" e-;- !; '- : '-- , -i"-'*-._- —..- "*
pal church, and it is expected that they
s- *_ . „ t j,*- *# ** *. * l. m , - , .-- » r-* j
i will not conclude \ until.'.next-: Monday.
iAn attendance of 350 J ministers la an- ■
Alleges That Certain of the So-Called
Standard Oil Letters Now
Running in the Doodle Dee
Magazine Not Genuine
Herewith Are Its Facts and Deductions
Which It Contends Prove That
Some of the John D. Archbold
COLLIERS WEEKLY for next Saturday, October sth,
will contaip an article under the title "Mr.
Hearsts Forgeries,'\ in which it is set forth that
certain of tbe facsimile Standard Oil or Archbold let
ters now being published in Hearst's Magazine are
All fiwe of the letters referred to in the opening pf the
Collier's articles, as given below, arz photographically
reproduced from thz Hearst facsimiles on tbe same
double page on which the article bsgins. References
will be noted to these reproductions throughout tbe %
course of tbe article. The article follows in full:
Certain of the farsrtmlle "Standard
Ofl*' letters which are heiag published
la *TleSssrssf» *ssjaga»lne" _c* fwegerlc*.
Th* fstmois* not* to Role* Pcaro**. tell
ing of »_r».oO- deposited to bis credit, is
O forgery. Th* sigaatore of John D.
\rebbolsS, attached to that letter, is a
Here is the letter:
26 Broadway. New York,
October 13. 1904.
My dear Senator:
In fulfillment of our undcrsiandivg. ii
gives me great pleasure to hand you here
with certificate of deposit to your favor
for $25,000. and with good wishes, I am.
Yours truly,
J so. D. Archbold.
Hon. Boies Penrose,
1331 Spruce Street.
PkiUdeipTii-- Pa.
Tbe long letter of John D. Archbold
to Senator Hunan, carrying tbe date of
Jaaaary 10. 1000. Its a forgery. The
nlgnatnre of Arch hold at the bottom of
that letter In a forsrer.,.
Here is the letter:
26 Broadway, New York.
January 19, 1900.
Dear Senator:
The matters regarding which I wanted
to tall( with you this afternoon are those
of threatened and very objectionable leg
islation at Columlus. The »»-.>• is a bill
amending th* so-ru'ded "antitrust" law
in a way that mould be most objection
able lo corporate interest in the
State. i J robut>ly you are familiar with
this MBL
The second is a most malicious resolu
tion for an investigating committee to be
headed by Crirpn of Lucas, gnnrg them
power to investigate pretty much every
thing within the State, from the Supreme
Court down. The resolution does no',
limit the expense of the investigation, and
authorizes the employment of counsel.
It is said to be the intention of th: com
mittee to employ Mr. Monneii a< ■'-
counsel. We want to enlist you actively
and promptly to the defeat of these
measures. They are undoubtedly inspired
hy Monnett and his followers, and their
purpose is unquestionably of toe most
vicious character. Thai appointment of
die "marauding" committee comes up by
agreement en the 25fr\ so that it, as well
as the ether, should be attended to very
promptly. IVill you do everything pos
sible to compass their defeat? Shall be
glad it» hear from you promptly.
I inclose you clipping from the "Plem
dealer" describing the Willis resolution.
Very truly yours, J no. D. Archbold.
Hon. M. A. Hanna,
Washington. D. C.
The letter of iieoeral Grosvenor to
Mr. ArehhoM, with the date of Septem
ber ST. IPS 4* m a forgery.
Here Is the letter:
House or RE*r__**_rrrATi*v_s, U. s
Chasxes H. Grosvenor. Chainoam.
Athens. O, September 27. 1904.
John D. Archbold. Esq, New York
City. N. Y.
My oeaii Sa:
/ have had some correspondence with '
rESTERD.A' — Highest temperature, 68;
Oft est Motma\} nigh I. 56.
FOR TODAY —Cloudy, cool-
of the Wcs-Vr Urn Fa«e II
j : * our mafaal friend Sibley which you wul
I understand, and he has suggested that I
a* pers&n It* see you. It a execeitr"
!y difficult for me to fet away from
here by reason of my local campaign, hut
, if you ihinl{ '' necessary I will come to
Aco York, hut if I do could I see you
on Sunday, the 9ih of October? I must
mafye a hurrieS dash to Nets 5 orir and
r*_c»». and I would Idne very much to meet
you, if it is possible, at your residence on
the morning of Sunday*. Could you meet
the emergencies jus: as well without my
coming to Ac» } ork? I ihinfy you will
i understand it, as you Irnow I here come
to you for friends, but never for myself,
and now there is a great necessity at
home. I am not complaining of the gen
eral tendency of my campaign, but it is
most burdensome and one thai require?
the utmost, care, and the utmost ability to
meet great emergencies. There are 10.000
coal miners in ihis Congressional distrm%\
ar.d there ere seven counties, stretching
from the Ohio River on the south to with
in twelve miles of Columbus on the north
and covering about forty-foe per cent
of the coal output of Ohio. You can see
Kething of what I have got on mjf
ds w.:h a State Committee unable to
«/ anybody ar.d a fight all myself
ie practically.
if it is re;,' for me to come to
New Ycrlf, pleoie say you will see me
as suggested, i our:* truly,
C. H Grosyenop.
The '.- Magazine.*
in intrO'.iu psj -t forgery into hl3
| column, says:
"General Crosvencr's subtlety and del
icacy is shown net only in his use of the
official paocr of r.'s -rnrr-t*»" bw—e'e
An cvaminai I reed fac
simile ii: • pace < This refer
ence is to one of thr ptaotograDbie
rei»rodnot."orts at tbe *on of tbe double
na*rc in (oWier'O ■**_ show that the
letter ea I of th* 1 tee on th«
mer __t n -tea, house
iof r_pr< -'•*' St <"harles H.
Gtoosswsor. chairman on top
!of anothe
! type OI It t< T "Red letter
; numerals tSQ" and more figures. The
! last loop of the other __n*t-T_l_ is rtili
j visible under the parted on letter
•■ h»ad. A 'lumt; |o_. There are other
Will r*r Hit-best Mark** Price roc
Amer. Antomotle Presia.
*\o. Amer. Oil (o««. B«»nd«.
Western State* Life In*. Co,
Cal. State Life lan.
Vislean Fire In*.
Pool sen "Wlrele«a Corn,
Marconi "IVirelesss.
Chicago-***, V. Airline.
West. Met. Bank, Etc.. Etc.
Veatari Oil Loads pref. at ST'.r.
SO S. F. Secorit**- Co., *." .Vs.
fl 0,000 Faited Preoertless - interest
hearing-*. Md.
And 5.000 other special barg-sins In
active ooliated aecoritiea.
714 Market St- Onn. Call Bldg.
l_Tgre*T Dealer* In T>"isfM Securities an th*
Pacific Coast. Bat IK_*.

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