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•«s„.hr>t Tempera Vest* ,i,i, Lowest Tuesday .
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VOLUME 114.—N0. 12.
SUBMERGENCE
RECORD BROKEN
BY SUBMARINE
IN LONG BEACH
Inventor Cage and Compan
ions Come to d Surface
After 36 Hours Beneath
Water, Exceeding Time of
Octopus Made in 1907 by
Half a Day—All Well and
Happy .With Exception of
Operator Who Suffers
From Effects of Work
THOUSANDS GREET
BOAT'S APPEARANCE
Apparatus Responds Per
fectly to Uses for Which
It Is Designed Sup
ply Good and Designer
Declares He Could Have
Remained Down Four
Times as Long if Neces
sary Little Discomfort
Felt at Bottom of Sea
(Special DiF?itch to The Call) ■ •
LONG BEACH, June 11.—Carrying
out to the minute the mapped* out
program of his submergence test," In
ventor John M. Cage and his submarine
raft rose to the surface of the Long
Beach inner harbor at exactly 5 o'clock
this evening, .breaking, by- 12 hours
the world's, submergence record made
by the Octopus in 1907.
So well timed, was the movement
that the submarine engines -. started at
1 2 seconds before, the boat shoved : her
flagstaff out of the water just on the
stroke of the hour, and as the seconds
ticked off the entire boat came ~ T up, j
how first, "just?as ■ a cheer from '> thou
sands of throats ' gave : the signal '-. to
the neighboring factories, whose whis
tles broke out in deafening peals added |
to by the fog horns of three, dozen j
launches. .• ."'"*."!
Then the submarine company's 1
launch, which was crowded with half
? hundred people, including the wives '
of the. crew of the submarine, shoved
• alongside and Mayor Hatch steppedj
aboard the flat top of the craft y: and
with a deft slash of a knife cut the
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TEY THOUSAND PERSONS i CHEER- V
A tense moment passen and; then,
from the inside, the hatch was thrown
open and Inventor Cage appeared in
the hole and waved his hat in answer
to the yell of welcome from 10,000
throats of spectators who thronged
the docks and lined both sides of the
channel.
As he climbed to the deck his hands
were grasped by the mayor, and? in
response to a query he said he was all
right and feeling dandy.
Then came up next Operator. Hoop
cngarner, tired looking, but showing
his relief over the termination of "a
long siege of work. He was quickly
followed by the other four members
of the crew and then the six lined up
with the mayor, bowed and looked
happy as they sized up the crowds and
posed for the clicking motion picture
machines.
The wives of the men waited \ pa
tiently until- the ovation was. ended
and then- greeted their husbands in
the silent way that only a woman can
who has pinned her confidence in her
husband's courage and bravery in dan
ger and found him alive and safe after
the ordeal. .-■■'
Considerable difficulty Was experi
enced in keeping row .* ,boats arid
launches away from the submarine, de
spite the- efforts of a detail of police
men! but this was finally accomplished,
and after welcomes. had been finished,
the engines were started and the boat
went across the channel, to her moor
ing barge, and after being made safe
and given In charge of the watchman,
Cage and- his companions boarded the
company launch and were taken to the
submarine plant, where they parted
and went home to sleep.
OPERATOR IS FATIGUED
The only one who showed any signs
of fatigue was Guy lloopengarner, the"
office manager of the company, who
acted as telegraph operator during]the
long hours the boat lay on the bottom.
Although still suffering from injuries
received last week in a fall, he has
been < distantly at the key sending and
receiving messages.
Telegrams announcing the breaking
of the record were sent to President
Wilson, Secretary of State Bryan and
Secretary of the Navy Daniels, as well
as brief news stories to ia* dozen ': east
ern newspapers.
A large number of messages are in
the telegraph office from outside poi nts,
but when an attempt was made to; send
-.them,.Hoopengarner."wired : that)his fin
iiers'were all used up. and it was no
use'he; could not take, the" messages.
After greeting his wife, Mr. Cage said
to the"reporters: , _ *
-It seemed "like we were In: vault,
Continued, on Page 2. Column 3
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL
I "The People's Newspaper*
COURT UPSETS CIVIC
OPERA HOUSE PLANS
Supreme Court Decision Holds Agreement
With Musical Association Unlawful
Plans for San Francisco's civic, cen
ter, so far as a municipal opera house
a re..: concerned, , were knocked into a
cocked hat by a/decision handed down
by the state 'supreme court yesterday;
The agreement entered into between
the board of supervisors of San Fran
cisco and the -Musical association ;of
San "Francisco ■ for the erection .'of a
building 'on : land 'owned by; the city
is '; illegal' ( and; can! not 'be carried out,
the -court decrees, because the city has
not the power to permit a private
(corporation to erect ; a building • upon
city property and turn the "entire con
trol and management of the land, 1 , with
the building, to:a board, composed, for
the main part, ;of persons whom the
municipality has not selected, and
whose ' actions it*can not direct." f _ ;
' Under the provisions; of the agree
ment, nine of the 15 members of the
directing board of trustees of the pro
posed opera house were to be members
MILITANT PASTOR
SUBDUES COWBOYS
Young Preacher Covers 2s Riot
ers With Revolver and Marches
Them to Jail
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.. June 11.
Twenty-five cowboys who were shoot-.
".ins arid rioting'in the streets of De
beque, a small town near here,-, were
arrested today by Rev. A. F. Glover,
22 years of age, who "covering" the
men with his revolver, marched the
rioting party to jail. -
Friends of the ■ men; who w-ere ar
rested l; immediately procured ;a- war
rant for the : minister's - arrest, charg
ing him with carrying,concealed wea
pons, but Mayor Walker ordered -..the
city marshal not to serve the,.-warrant.
i The trouble started : this morning
when Abe Ong, a- cowboy, called Mayor
Walker*a' liar and the mayor knocked
him down. '
.The cowboys then in a spirit of 're
venge, \ rode ? through - the streets of i the
village shooting their -revolvers . ,and
shouting. • . . ; • ;_ y:.-;
Sheriff. Schraber of this city, accom- ;
: panied by ¥ two'; : deputies,; left' for De-;
beque this -afternoon .to aid in pre
serving order, as the comboys'havede
clared a civil war upon the towns
people.. ■ -.- \_ • ;■ •■' -- : ". ;
FIRE PANIC ;IS AVERTED
Blaze In Theater Driven Women ; and
■'■'" Children? Hastily Into Street s '
Fire at. 4:55- o'clock; yesterday;after
noon created a panic in the Sutter
theater in Sutter :street; near Fillmore.
There were about -50 people, mostly
women and children, in the*-theater
when crossed wires set fire ;to the
electric piano; on the mezzanine floor.
Disaster was prevented by opening , the
fire exits immediately, the patrons' be
ing able to leave in order. The theater
is owned by Albert,Tayne, a well known
society man. The, damage was.'about
$250. v ■-:;■ /'/*/:/ /_ />; ['' '■:'•"':''■■
BANKER DIES ON TRAIN
O. -A. Lovdal of San Francisco Stricken
While on Way Abroad for Health
(Special Dispatch to The' Call) ;',
;■'..'; .SACRAMENTO. >' June 11.—Word i has
been received here of the death on a
train en route east of O. A. Lovdal,
wealthy.hop grower;and banker ofSan
Francisco. ':Lovdal- was a former.' Sac
ramentan and was a brother of the late
William Lovdal, hop; dealer, who died
about a year ago. He was on his way
to Germany for his health. ~;.
NEW NAVY SPEED RECORD
South Dakota Sets -\ Pace for Armored
Cruisers " . : v.-»-:„<-
SAN,DIEGO, June -I.—All;speed-rec-
ords for armored cruisers were broken
by the cruiser South . Dakota, which
made 22.13 knots for four hours in a
run off port here, the result of which
was officially {announced today. .;! .The
cruiser 'also • broke the builder's record
trials. The: best. previous record .was
21.99 knots. ,;,: .'._..•' ' ■;, "'..■.:■.■ ->;■, ,*•:
YOUNG BUSCH 111 ENGAGED^
Fiancee, Divorcee,' ills -Senior, and • Has
Three Children
ST.'LOUIS;. June 11.—Adolphus Busch
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111 is to be married soon to Mrs. ; Flor
ence Parker Lambert, former wife of
Marion L. J.* Lambert. ■ The engagement
was announced this afternoon. Young
Busch is 22; years old and she is several
years his senior. She has three children,
the oldest of which is 13, and is a
divorcee. - * "
TERROR REIGNS IN TETUAN
.Moors, Dressed as Women. Stab, and
Kill in Streets
"!.-■-' TANGIER,'; Morocco/: June ,; 11.—Panic
prevails in Tetuan, Moors dressed as
women have been f stabbing and killing
people in the streets. The consulates
have been supplied with extra guards.
SHOUP HEADS BAY LINES
Kw c Director of S. ,-. Electrics
Takes • Charge of Suburban Service
Paul Shoup, executive head of all
the electric' lines of the Southern Pa-
i fie company, - has assumed charge "of
the operation of the- entire transbay,
system, of the corporation, ,•./-•.-^/{SkshsS
SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 1913.—PAGES 1 TO 10.
of the Musical association. The build
ing planned was to cost. not less than
$750,000. Plans had been prepared and
a site set aside. - :
George C. \V.' Egan brought the suit
against the :city, and the Musical
ciation. The association entered a de
murrer to his complaint, which was
sustained' in the lower court.
The supreme court reverses : this rul
ing :'in- ; the opinion written r by.- Justice
Sloss and concurred:, in.by the entire
court. • • ■:■ >'. . ' -
. It explains at length why the -man
agement of ans opera - house can , not ;be
delegated to some city officer under
the San Francisco charter. It states
further the city charter does not au
thorize the city to make gifts- or sub- (
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ject its property to.a trust. ;
■ In the case at issue, the court says;
the trust embraces not,only the .build-
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MORGAN'S ESCAPE
REMAINS MYSTERY
Dashing RaidSr's Cell in Ohio
,y l Penitentiary) Reveals no Evi- "■
dence of a Tunnel .
COLUMBUS, 0., June 11.— The ques- ;
tion "Did General John 11. Morgan, the
dashing confederate raider, tunnel his
,way out.of a cell in the Ohio peniten
tiary while ?a> prisoner- of war, ? .or did
his guards allow him to escape." a sub
ject of wide discussion; since the civil
war, has not been: settled by tearing
down the cell -block in which General
Morgan was held"-
• ; Partial V exploration of the air "shaft*
under the Morgan cell by "prison offi
cials failed today to reveal •-? the evi
dences of the tunnel to the satisfac
tion of those who contended that the
noted raider was allowed to pass out
the front gate of the big- institution.
The cell' is being torn down; to- 1
gether with others in the same block,j
and Warden "Thomas isc preparing to
convert - that part of* the; prison^nto|a ;
"hall of; ethics, for the .-convicts.-' -<>
PRESIDENT REFUSES
TO GRANT CARTER OF
HAWAII AN INTERVIEW
After Reading Testimony of
Former Island .Governor,
Wilson Excuses -Himself •
WASHINGTON. June 11.-—An echo of
the senate lobby"inquiry/reached the
White House today/when- it was dis
covered that former Governor/Carter of
Hawaii 'was on the engagement list of
the president.
Mr. .Carter , told: the; commit tee "yes
terday/that although the, president*had
made an engagement to' see him, Sec
retary ? Turn ultyj had .refused to arrange
a meeting for.- Hawaiian sugar, pro
ducers. . ; \ "
:'. The/president: today sent word to Mr.
Carter s that he: begged to lie excused
from the;interview,which had been ar
ranged- for noon today. -: .■•:?;
FASHION MAKES MEN ERR
So. Asserts Chief Petersen .of Oakland
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in Washington Convention
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Special Dispatch to The Call > "'
WASHINGTON, June 11.— "Our women
wear their dresses too short at the
bottom and cut too low at the neck,"
said Chief of Police Petersen of Oak
land. , Cal., to a gathering of police
: chiefs today. "'More decent-dressing'on'
| the part* of the women would do more
than a million lectures to increase the
standard of morality among our young
men." ;- ' *
PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION
Treasures of; J. ..* I*. Morgan for Metro-
politan Museum of Art
{.Special Dispatch to The 'Call)
. NEW YORK, June 11.—An appropria
tion of $750,000 by the board of esti- ,
1 mate for the < housing •of ithe J. ;P. Mor
swwSßUiwwiittlls»"jini>wywiiiyj«Mfc' l ' l ■ -■ - - - :,■>•...».maM
gan art collection in the Metropolitan
1 '^iwtwiiiWiiiMiiii^iisi 1 wgi wti l >ijr^ir^ , tT7Tnw'"viir*iiiff[i | '" uj< ""iiifcwiiTKHjj.inaijH
Museum of Art is assured tomorrow.
This will "make the Metropolitan Mu
seum one of ■.. the greatest, if not the
greatest, art gallery and museum in
the world.
MRS. PRATT IS PRINCESS
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Former Miss Parkburst of Cleveland
.Married to Coualn of Servian King' ~
PARIS, June 11.—Mrs. Huger Pratt,
formerly !.' Miss % Abigail . Parkhurst of
Cleveland, 0., and Prince Alexis Georges
Karageorgevitch, a cousin ? of King Peter
-
of Servia, were married in Paris this
afternoon. ;-;-:
EXCEEDS CENTURY MARK
Widow of Bdueator Dies »i Age of 101
*—-"■-- ■ ■■lawilisiiiiiiiraisi ■Mini UslHwinrasliriHillilnPfc m\ n>nn . - '
\ears
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 11.—Mrs.
Rebecca Dennis ; Wylie,'y lot years old,
died herei today. She was the widow of
T. A. Wylie, once vice president of In
diana university. —
MAYOR INSPECTS
COAST; FINDS IT
'MUCH IMPROVED'
Purpose of Visit .to; Inform
Himself As to Advisability
of Placing All Cafes on
Equal Footing
FIRST TOUR FOR
FOURTEEN MONTHS
Fillmore Street Resorts In
cluded in Whirlwind Trip;
Ocean Beach Next
Mayor .James Rolph'and, Police Com
missioner; Theodore Roche, accom
panied by Detective J. J. ManJon, 1 made
a tour of the Barbary coast last night,
visiting 'nearly every, /section 1 of the
segregated districts and the cafes and
dance halls.
That the purpose of his visit was
to obtain first hand knowledge of this
section of the city ; that he might be
better able to advise }■ the'„police com-'
mission concerning the resolution pre
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sented to that '.body:' some-three months |
ago. proposing that all cafes be placed
on an equal, footing, was strongly in
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timated by Mr. Rolph.after his tour of
inspection. • . .
AWARE OF UISSA ; n«V.-.CTIO\
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The mayor, admitted that there, was
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considerable; dissatisfaction : lover, the
existing ruling of the commission that
in no place where liquor is soldi should
women he allowed to dance sunless that
place carried a restaurant-license.
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■'I have no* statement to make con
corning-my .trip."- said Rolph. "Com-!
missioner Roche called upon me and re
questedt that >I accompany him on a
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tour of the Barbary Coast. It is a big
problem, and I. want 'f to have the facts
at first hand. It is nearly 1+ months ;
since;!-' last inspected this section."
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, "What is your .-.impression'of j the Bar
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bary* Coast in comparison with the con
clusion ;of your last visit?" the mayor
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was asked. . - , : -1 -.'i>V • .'•■-.
"Very much improved," he declared
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emphatically . . "In - factj -~<:ommissi©n«r e
particularly washed me to view
the result of ■ the police commission's
efforts and J am greatly pleased; at
what I have seen. .
j H ORD SWIFTLY IMSSEO •, '- "
The news that the city's chief exec- [
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tttive was visiting-all sections of the
• oast " spread like wildfire 'throughout!
that* section "j and J the; word was passed i
from cafe to cafe.
v In •ma ny of the -t places .:■■■ Ilolphiisat '.
quietly -- in ;' a.- corner ;" viewing he - pro
ceedings and attracting but little at- i
tention among the patrons. • - •
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To most of the questions; put to him
Rolph was particularly : reticent, 5tat
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ing that he desired to confer with the
(eauth ■:/:"■■- : ' . -• ' -•-■=- - , •■ '.h
commissioners before giving out any
statement for publication. Despite
this reticence it was apparent that the
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the sights had left a deep"impression
on him. :. . - /.../..".■ '
■'It's a big problem.'" he repeated
several times," and I believe in being
fair to everybody. It is a mayor's
duty to know his city. . : ----
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The trip occupied more than three
hours. At midnight the mayor and
Commissioner; Roche-got into :Rolph's
machine and drove to. Fillmore
street for the purpose of paying a
personal visit to \ the resorts on that
street.'. :•''.' ~■.,,.'■ \ CC-I tp''.^- : C--\:"^ :^\^ :; ']
As a final word the mayor stated
that it was-, his purpose to make a
trip to the beach resorts in -thej; near
future. '
"SILENT" CARSON TALKS
UNDER "LAUGHING GAS"
Conversation _\o Indication of Man's
?! Sanity Says Superintendent' of *
Insane < Hospital
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' (Special! Dispatch to The Call)
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; STOCKTON, June % 11.Nitrous oxide,
or "laughing gas," has solved the prob
lem that has so long baffled all the
efforts of physicians and government
officials—whether or not "Silent" Car
son, seven times on 1 the verge of execu
tion and seven ; ' times ■ reprieved, can
talk.
Under the influence of the anesthetic
in the Stockton-; state hospital Carson
broke his long, silence. Carson all
along has professed that his vocal
organs were paralyzed.
Superintendent Clark says that he
actually may have ,1 the delusion that
this is so and that his talking under the
influence of the gas " might beiibecause
the delusion would be absent when he
was unconscious.
CANAL RECORD IS BROKEN
Dredgers Remove 1,000,000 Yards of
Earth During Month of May
PANAMA, V one , 11.The . record gof
the monthly dredging operations in the
canal was broken in May, when more
fthanfLGOO.OCO cubic yards of earth was
removed from the two entrances.
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CANADIAN MILL DESTROYED
Biggest in Western Donrfnioa—Loss by
Fire la 9500,000
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask., June 11.—
The mill of the Big River lumber com-,
pany, 10 miles north of Prince Albert,
was destroyed by Are today. The loss
is estimated at $500,000. The mill was
the -largest in western. Canada,. ._: j
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"An Independent Newspaper"
Court Parts Soderbergs
Wife Is Given Divorce
Mrs. Walter Soderberg, who*was : awarded[ a .decree of divorce yesterday, and
Dickt her 5 year old son.
Husband Reads From Her Letters to Prove Her
Affection Was Chilled by Poverty
'■- As 3 the 7, curtain a dropped on * the last
act of the r domestic tragedy of Mr. and
Mrs. Walter. Soderbergjin "Judge Thomas
F. Graham's courtroom yesterday af
ternoon, their little, fair-haired, s
year-old*son,. Dick, looked in "bewilder
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ment upon - his mother, who was re
ceiving the congratulations: of her
friends, then upon? his father, who
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stood-at one side, head bowed and tears f
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streaming down his cheeks. Going 'to;
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his father. Hie boy said:
"Don't cry, daddy. I love you."
Dick did not understand; that 'ones
minute before the s court had Issued an {
order which separated his mother
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father and that henceforth ,he will
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have to visit his, parents at different
! times. When the father left the court
room, little Dick walked among the
spectators sobbing:
"I want my daddy."
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SINGLE LIFE COSTS
LOTHARIO $6,000
Revolver and Gray Hairs in
$100,000 Breach of
Promise Suit
;(Special Dispatch ?ti- The Call* • '■ : ;v'^;
RENO, June 11.—The $100,000 breach
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of promise suit which,MlssfAnna'; Mc-
Donald of this city brought against W.
L. Hacker, chief clerk of the state as
sembly and former city attorney of
Sparks, for alleged failure to keep a
promise of marriage, resulted today in
a judgment of - $6,000 being handed
down in her favor by District Judge
Cole L. Harwood?
Hacker testified that Miss McDonald
had threatened to shoot him, and that
he considered that by this . action she
had broken the engagement. The
plaintiff denied the statement that she ;
had threatened Hacker, and testified j
that! she never carried a revolver in her I
life. •■•"-• a .'.' ■•■:•."".:.-.. ... ''..• :
While giving her testimony she bared 1
her head to show the gray hairs she
alleged her suffering had caused, but
Hacker said that she had toe gray
hairs while he |was^ courting;-her. ; |:- _,
H AIHiiR FORECAST:
Tairfc brisk west winds.
L GOLD-GOLD
■-• *- of Arizona sent
rr * b,%C!Tfine OUNCES OF GOLD
" ••-•:. ttof the United States "Mint .
■ in San Francisco in May.
After a short session following the
nooq recess, Douis : Ferrari, attorney
for Mrs. Soderberg, held "a? conference
with his client and with Mr.*, Soderberg
after which it was agreed that Mrs.
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* Soderberg 1 should take a decree on the
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grounds of f cruelty, and that the de
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-fendant .should contribute $25 a.month
to the support of the child. The pa
rents were awarded ; f i joint custody of
Dick. -j" -..'.'*' >5 : :: /' : ' '-"■--■.■ •
Letters couched in words of tender
ness from Mrs. Soderberg to her hus
band were introduced "by-Soderberg.l
who i acted fas his own counsel!
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"I am introducing:these letters," said
the ' defendant, "in order to; show ' that
the -spark*: of love was not |dead until
after I had met adversity. It.is the old
story of 'poverty coming in the door and
I love flying out the; window.' "
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SEVEN KILLED IN
BOILER EXPLOSION
Machinery Defect Wrecks
*M Steel Barge )in Racine,
. ■ Wisconsin .
RACINE. Wis.. June 11.—The explo
sion the boilers on.the steam barge
EL M. Peck in the harbor here s today,
-, -,• ', *- "woßmasmtKi
will cost seven lives. .' r .
■-."•■' :-'---'., ■.'■-;■;'.•;. . "H. -~ •;.,;;;
The chief engineer. W. K. Andrews
of Huron, and three firemen are
dead, and the second engineer, B. J. H.
Schwensen of Sandusky, 0., is missing
i
and is believed ?1 to have drowned.
A watchman *:,- and 1 the 1; man at the'
wheel are expected to die from their
injuries I and j five others were more or
» * >* «». '.< v - >OTrtfeaa
less s seriously St hurt. s
The 'barge was proceeding up the
- - ;**?ns*B a JSsa£aßkiM > -i;
river,when : the explosion occurred.
The steel sides of the vessel were
almost torn to pieces above the '■-. water
line. Fire broke out immediately, and
tonight the .vessel is. a charred hulk.
1
Captain H. M. Hyttle was knocked
into f- the river from the bridge of his
tug, which A was » some ;v distance H from
the Peck, by a flying splinter and many
others > had narrow escapes.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
MONEY ORDER
SENT ESOLA BY
BUNKO MAN IS
IN EVIDENCE
Telegraph Check for $60
From Mistress of Pasquini
Receipted For by Convict
ed Detective Falls Into the
Hands of District Attor
ney—Case Complete, Is
Statement by Mr. Bren
nan, Who Is Confident
of Securing Conviction
MRS. BERTOLA TELLS
PROSECUTOR STORY
Admits Having Sent Funds
to This City on Behalf of
Pasquini, Who Fled When
the Situation Became Too
Warm for Him—Fuora Gi
annini "Comes Through"
With Story of Being "Go-
Between" for Bunko Men
and Allies in Department
Money Order Sent : Esola
Officer's Receipt for It
• Application for money ~ order to*,
he telegraphed to Frank Esola by
Frances Bertola: • ,
I.ON Angeles. Cat, Dec. 211, 1911. ~
The "Western Union Telegraph >
: .«* * Company, „•', -_*-' . ■'-'- ;-'
ray Vto s Prank '•■ Inoln, f_ -
I*olice';''statlon^' ; ;' r ' .:'.":"' ,'v
■ " *j*' ; . ; '■ San Francisco, ;Cal.; '
'.Sixty Dollars.^;,'";
(Slg.) FRANCES BERTOLA.
260 Frankie street.
Receipt signed by Frank W.
Esola for $60 sent him by con
sort of bunko man: -
»s«ot San Francisco, (al.. Off.
29, 1911. / '
. Received "of ..Western Union
.Telegraph Company,; Inc.
..'. Sixty./" ''J .' \~" D«- liars ■'
In ;" payment of 'money"' transfer'
made by said company
From Francis Bertola,; Los An*
geles.Cal.
(Signature) FRISK ESOIJA. ; '
Dee. 30, 1911.
Receipt issued to Frances Ber
tola: ' ' " :.
THE WESTERN UNION TELE- .
GRAPH CO.
Lob Angeles. 12-29, 1911.
Applicant's Receipt.
•>.-■ Received from' Francis -Bertola
■: Sixty' V"':'. & l 00-100—
To i be ' paid ', to ? Prank : lsola . .
At San Francisco, Cal.
< Subject Ito 'j the terms and - condi
tion* of ' transfer order of this
date. Charges paid, $1.40.
C. A. BOYER, T-A,
Manager.
v "Evidence apparently*;lncontrovertible
,that Frank W. Esola, the 'police officer
convicted last week of/grand larceny,
received;.the sum of |60 from Rafaello
Pasquinl through a telegraph money
. ... : J *■■■:■■ .■ .:•-....--. •'—v-****"*"..*'!
order.-issued; on application of Frances
Bertola, mistress of the notorious bunko
i-.i»s'.-»«v?'' J ®«*w***~ ,a! ¥ K^*s *^ ;: '"' '"" - '"■■" '' - '■'"'- ' * ~V4f~&*-i
man. Is in the possession"of the district
attorney's |office,- and will. be presented
by the prosecution next week during
the trial of .".the eight Indicted police
men. ■ *'.
;/ The .evidence is ?Inithe form of % the
application . made by Frances Bertola
, for the money order, the receipt * issued
her by the Western Union Telegraph
company 1 for $60 ■. to be sent to , "Frank
laola, police department; San Francisco.
Cal.," and Frank Esola's receipt or th
money. .'.■,.'.' '■,'"'■-'..''v=' f^"-'
--. Ail of these documents are dated De
cember 39, 1911. the first i two at f Dos ?
Angeles, whither. Pasquinl bad fled after * ;
pulling, off a bunko game \ in j San Fran-
Cisco. .
-.The ; documents were obtained last
night from; Superintendent May of th»
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DISTILLED BT
GREENBRIER DISTILLERT CO.
Xelaon Connty, Ky.
CHARLES MEINECKE A, C©;:
asaarasraaiws Soar, •teaaeaaaasrro •*., a. a.
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