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LAWYERS OUTLINE DEFENSE OF'TWO FOOLISH BOYS' Hope Frankly Based on the "Fact That Jury Is Com posed of Twelve Nor mal Men" DEFENDANTS' WIVES BOTH TO TESTIFY Mrs. Diggs and Mrs. Cami netti to Take Stand for Husbands didn't remember who paid for the berths. -DAMAGING TKSTIMOW Five witnesses were examined by the defense, hut save for the testimony of T. P. Diggs their testimony seemed more damaging than helpful to the ac cused boys. As wns expected. Theodore Roche, special prosecutor, completed the gov ernment's case without attempting to show the two young men ever held the : idea they would profit financially by taking the two girls to Reno. It was plain to read in the words of the opening statement of Devlin to the jury that the case of the defense is that the two young men are not "white s avers" In a liberal meaning of the Mann act. The defense, bases its hope for a "hung" jury on the "fact that the jury is composed of 12 normal men, who will not send these two foolish boys to the penitentiary for a trip they took to shield these two girls from public shame, without ever any intention or idea of laying themselves liable to prosecution by taking the girls out of the state, when the act. if committed in the state, would have been no crime." . That is the way one of the defending attorneys put it. .TWO WIVES TO TESTIFY -- The announcement that Mrs. Diggs and Mrs. Caminett' were to testify in -behalf of their h\.jbands created in terest. The two young matrons were •not called yesterday. With her little golden haired daugh ter Evelyn in her lap, Mrs. Diggs spent the afternoon at the side of her hus band at the counsel table, flanked on the other side by the defendant's father, I. P. Diggs. - Unawed and unfrightened by the aus tere court, the little girl took a nap. She was playful when she awakened. Once she d _ ew the heads of father and ' mother and granfather together in a laugh. They all appeared good pals. Mrs. Diggs is much the" type of Miss Warrington, but more wholesome look ing and reserved. She is small and plump. She wore a black and white checked suit faced with pink, which matched the tint of her cheeks. She ■wore a black picture hat, ornamented with two black plumes. The camaraderie shown between the JMggs did not exist between the Cam inettis. Mrs. Caminetti watched her husband at times, but they never ex changed glances. She was seated ten feet away from him. There was a tihalr between her and the modest, re fined looking mother of Caminetti. The only time young Mrs. Caminetti bright ened was when the baby Evelyn ran over to her, crawled into her lap and kissed her. Young Mrs. Caminetti is plain. Her blue suit was not striking. black hat, flaming with two huge cerise plumes, lacked harmony. Mrs. Diggs' mother first was mis taken for the younger Mrs. Diggs. She looks like a woman of 30 years. Her clothes were smartly tailored and well chosen. It hardly seemed the little girl she fondled could be her granddaughter. FINE REMITTED The fine of $50 which Judge William C. Van Fleet gave a photographer on Thursday for contempt of court in taking a snapshot of Lola Norris in the courtroom was remitted. Court adjourned until Tuesday. Diggs and Caminetti will be early witnesses Tuesday. The defense hopes to complete its evidence Tuesday aft ernoon. "It now becomes my duty to out line what the defense will attempt to prove to you by its testimony," said Robert Devlin, addressing the Jury. "The prosecution in its opening state ment outlined its case under the white slave traffic act. We will show that the purpose In going to Reno was not •hat stated in the indictments —for the purpose of ra< h of the two girls be coming a concubine or mistress. We contend that they are at this bar be cause the acts happened between two state-. 0p "We will show that three months before the father of Maury I. Diggs had received information his son was "running around with young girls; that he went to Sacramento In response to a letter from Mrs. Diggs complaining of her husband's actions; that he told young Caminetti he was up there to arrest his son and to prosecute the girls. "We will admit that many of the statements made by the young men to the girls were untrue, but they were made in good faith; that on Saturday, the day before they left for Reno, Diggs was told from a reliable source he and the girls were about to be ar rested. We will show that Mr. Diggs decided to go to Los Angeles first, and Miss Warrington said. 'If you go, I am going with you; you can't leave mo here.' We will show you there were threats made njr relatives of Miss War rington to shoot Diggs. Our testimony will pyove Mrs. Caminetti told her hus band she had been to see Judge Hughes of the juvenile court before the Reno affair: that she had not In fact, but that Caminetti believed she had. FEARED NOTORIETY "You will be shown their purpose was not to go from Sacramento to Reno In but to get away from Sacramento to avoid the notori ety they feared from the facts I have just mentioned. "Our testimony will prove that Miss Warrington had a very grave desire to stay with Diggs and to leave Sacra mento. "You will be shown their first pur pose was to go to no city in particular; that they first planned to go to Los Angeles by automobile and later to go to Dos Angeles by train. When they did go to Reno they only expected to be away from Sacramento a short time. "Wo will try to satisfy the Jury that whatever the boys did, previous to taking the train for Reno, they did because they thought It was for the best interests of the girls." M If. Diepenbrock of Sacramento, for whom Diggs planned the Diepen brock theater, was the first witness for the defense. Mr. Diepenbrock was called to tell of a conversation he had with Diggs in a saloon in which he told Diggs of threats that had been made against him. "I cave him notice hs would have to move out of my building. I lectured aim and told him I bad heard Ija had Chinese With Hookworm Barred No Entry to Mexico by This Port WASHINGTON. Alia:. 15.—Chinese Immigrants on the way to Mexico afflicted with hookworm or other infection* or contagious diseases In the future will he ordered deported Immediately upon their arrival in this country. This decision waa reached by Commissioner General of Immi gration Caminetti today following a recent report from Immigration officials In San Francisco Indicating that a large percentage of the Chinese passing through that port on their wdy to Mexico were hookworm victims. In taking- this notion the commissioner rescinded a previous ruling «hl»h allowed steamship companies, under certain sanitary restrictions, to transport Chinese laborers, even though hookworm patients, to Mexico. It has been found, according to Mr. Caminetti, that the steamship lines had taken "undue and unwarranted advantage" of the regulations. Seventy-four Chinese hookworm patients now detained In San Fran- Hkoo will he allowed to go to Mexico if an Immigration Inspector 1* per mitted to accompany them. had girls up in his office the night be fore and that the juvenile court would get after him and he pjobably would be punished." On cross examination by Matt T. Sullivan. Mr Diepenbrock said he had not heard of Diggs' stenographer in connection with the stories. He said the janitor had told him the policeman on the beat said girls had been there on previous occasions for more than a month and it would have to be stopped. TELLS OF THREATS P. J. O'Brien of Sacramento, who owns the saloon at which the testi mony showed Diggs was one of the principal customers for a long time, related he had told Diggs he had heard that an uncle of Marsha Warrington threatened to shoot him. Most of his testimony was stricken out as hear say. A chauffeur by the name of D. T. Deitch of Sacramento testified he had driven the Diggs-Caminetti party of four once or twice and heard Diepen brock make the statement to Diggs. "The juvenile court is after you, and I'm telling you the truth." Alfred Putnam, sporting editor of the Sacramento Bee, who said he had "kept company" with Marsha Warrington for some time previous to June, 1912, was a better witness for the prosecution than for the defense. WARNING AGAINST DIGGS Putnam happened to see Miss War rington meet Diggs for the first tinre. Soon after, he said, "I called her up over the telephone and told her she ought to lay off with Diggs, that he was a married man. She said, T certainly will.' On the day before they left Reno Miss Warrington called me on the tele phone at the office and said she had heard the Bee was going to print a story about her and Diggs and Miss Norris and Caminetti. I told her that was foolish, and asked her again to quit going with Diggs. that he wasn't any good, that he had a bad reputation and It would «hurt her father. She said, "I never will again, believe me.' " PAPER WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE On cross examination Putnam said no such story was ever written and that the paper was entirely without knowl edge of the case, that he was the only one in the office who knew anything about it. I. P. Diggs said he had told his son he intended "to prosecute the whole bunch to the fullest extent of the law." Regarding a telephone conversation he had with his son during the last week the defendant was in Reno. Mr. Diggs said: "I told him I Dad re norts of him and for him to come down immediately' and b-ing his machine. He asked me why I wanted him to bring his automobile and I told him I was going to take it away from him. He said in that event he would not come down and then I replied that Z would come up there, that I wr.a going to get that automobile and stop this business of his ru'.ning around with women. • ACCOUNT OVERDRAWN On the occasion of Mr. Diggs' last conversation with his son, when he met him In San Francisco a few days be fore the elopement, cross examination brought out the fact that young Diggs had been worrying over the fact that he had overdrawn his account and was in some trouble as a result. He was under arrest, but Mr. Diggs said his son had got out of that all right and was worrying about something else which he refused to tell about. The testimony of Martin Besley, who went to Reno at the request of the parents of the two girls and caused the arrest of the young men. agreed entirely the expectations of the prosecution. He was the last witness for the prosecution and told little That was new. Besley is a traveling agent in the employ of the Santa Fer The cross examination developed the fact that the father of Marsha War rington is his superior officer and might discharge him if he so desired. PROSS EXAMINATION OF LOLA NORRIS The continuation of the cross exami nation of Lola Norris by Robert T. Devlin follows: q.-_Do you remember ever being in Diggs' flat? A. —No. , ... Q —Did Miss Warrington ever tell you she was in a delicate condition before going to Reno? A ~~~No. sir. q—otd your parents know Mr. Diggs and Mr. "Caminetti by their right names? A.—No. Q— Did you ever introduce them to your parents under fictitious names? - A. —They knew them by the name of Mr. Whitman and Mr. Fisher. Q. —Now, in regard to the night you staved in a San Francisco hotel with Caminetti. When you reached the hotel wasn't it 4 o'clock in the morning? A. —I have no idea what time it was. Q. —At San Jose, what time did you retk-e in the hotel there? AY—i don't know how late it was. Q.—From the time you retired, and until ihe time you left the hotel, did you and Caminetti stay in the room together? A.—Yes. Q. —Did you try to-get into Miss Warrington's room there? A. —Yes. TRIP TO STOCKTON Q. —Do you remember a trip to Stock ton when you visited the "Old Heldel burg?" Yes. Q. —Do you remember that Mr. Diggs and Miss Warrington went to their room and were absent about two hours? A. —I don't remember. Q. —Will you say it didn't occur? A. —I didn't say that. I don't re member. Q. —Did you see any beds on that oc casion? A.—l don't remember the inside of the house at all. Q. — Why didn't you tell your parents the real names of these two men? A. —1 knew I was doing wrong be cause they were married men, but I didn't think I was doing Mrs. Cami netti such a great injury because I thought he was not living with hsr. I didn't tell my parents because I knew they would stop me from going with him. Q". —Did your parents ask you whether these men were married? A.—No. Q. —Do you remember a trip to Placerville during which you laughed in the machine and Joked about how skillful "you were in deceiving your parents? "MAYBE I LALOHED" A. —No, i did not. Maybe I laughed. Q. —When you parted at Reno did you tell Caminetti you would write to him? A.—Mr. Caminetti mad* the sugges tion, bin I didn't. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL- SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1913. Q. —At that time were you still in love with him? A. —Yea. Q. —Didn't Marsha Warring-ton and Mr. Diggs leave the bungalow to buy a night gown for you? A. —No; they got that when we were at the hotel. Q.—After returning to Sacramento do you remember a conversation with Marsha Warrington In which you dis cussed the rumor that Mr. and Mrs. Diggs had become reconciled and Miss Warrington said, "If I can't have him no one else can; I am going to send him to the penitentiary." A.—T didn.'t hear her say that. Q. —What was said by the men about the chances of you girls being sued by their wives for alienation of their af fections ? A. —They told us their wives would likely start that sort of a suit and then a suit for divorce and name us as co respondents, and told us that this was punishable by imprisonment. . Q. —What did you say then? A.—l said I had seen a story about girls going out with married men and being named as corespondents and they had not gone to jail, and I didn't see why we should, and Mr. Diggs said those were cases where the men had plenty of money to buy people off, or where the people were of little conse quence. He said that because we were so well known the newspapers would make a good story out of It. AFRAID OF SCANDAL Q. —You didn't want to be mixed up In any scandal, did you? A.—No. Redirect examination by Theodore Roche. Q. —How often did Caminetti visit your home? A.—A number of times, Q. —Did he tell your parents he was a married man and had two children? A.—No. He didn't want me to tell my parents he was married. Q. —What did he say about that? A. —He never came right out and said it in so many words, but various things he said would lead one to believe he didn't want me to. Q. —Did he even object when your father called him Mr. Whitman? A.—No. Q. —Before you met Diggs and Cam inetti, had you had much experience drinking intoxicating liquors? A.—No. Q. —In the Peerless restaurant, where you finally decided to go to Reno, was anything said as to who should be the boss of the party? A. —Yes. It was after Caminetti's suggestion about buying the tickets and that the men should go alone and we should go alone. Mr. Diggs said that wouldn't do and that he would buy the tickets. Then he said some one will have to be the boss, everybody can't be making suggestions. Who will it be? Then Mr. Caminetti said, T will leave it to you.' Pross examination by Mr. Devlin. Q. —Why did you leave Sacramento? A. —I believed that If we left Sacra mento there would be no scandal about us. Q. —Did you have some money of youi own at the time you left? A. —I had 10 cents. m ' a. | TELEGRAPH BREVITIES ! * » XEW YORK, A uar. 15.— Henry de Peyster. an inspector in the service of the French minister of finance, arrived here today aboard the steamer France to look into conditions relative to the recent receivership of the St. Louis and San Francisco railroad. In whose bonds French investors were heavily inter ested. CHICAGO, Auk. 15.—An enraged father, who killed the man the courts had acquitted of the charge of attack ing his 13 year old daughter, was ex onerated today by a coroner's Jury. The verdict said that Edward J. Duprey was "laboring under a great mental strain on account of Injury believed done to his daughter by the deceased" when he shot and killed Henry Groni mus. Duprey was released from cus tody by the police. RIVERSIDE, Aug. IS.—An early morning Are here today destroyed a large building occupied by several mer cantile establishments, causing damage estimated- at $11,000. SACRAMENTO, Aug. 15 A requisi tion calling for the return to Fresno of W. A. Iden, a cattleman and broker, who is under arrest in Albany, Can., on a charge of selling mortgaged per sonal property, was issued from the governor's office today. Tden is accused of selling dairy cattle upon which there was a chattel mortgage. PEKI.VG, China. Aug. 15 A Belgian syndicate today signed with the Chi nese minister of communications an agreement for a loan of $50,000,000 at 6 per cent interest In connection with the new railroad to be constructed In the provinces of Shansl and Szechuen. The cabinet approved the transaction, which, however, has not yet been sub mitted to the Chinese parliament. DtLI'TH, Minn., Aug. 15.—With her two babies in her arms and a towel over her face to protect them from the acid she had_taken, Mrs. Lola Blair, 28 years old. an exceptionally beautiful woman, died today at Crosby, Minn., just after she had been served with a warrant for her arrest. The warrant, sworn out by Mrs. William A. Guith, wife of a Crosby contractor, accused her of a statutory offense. Guith was arrested later. LONDON, Aug. 15—The British par liament was* prorogued today and will not reconvene until February of next year unless something extraordinary happens. The king's speech, as read in the house of lords, was colorless. LEAVEXWORTH, Kan., Aug. 15.— Privates Walter Vaudis and Cockrum. company F, Fourteenth infantry, and James Bre"nen, Company F, Twenty second Infantry, prisoners in the guard house at Fort Leavenworth, escaped last night by overpowering their guard and forcing him to accompany them, SARATOGA. N. V., Aug. 15.—Two residents of Saratoga were killed and another fatally injured when their au tomobile left a highway and struck a tree today on a sharp turn at the' foot of a hill. Albert J. Fountain and Charles Davis are dead and Earl Potter is in a hospital. SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., Aug. 15.—A memorial in celebration of the tercen tenary of the departure of the Pilgrims from Southampton for America was un veiled here today by Walter Hines Page, the United States ambassador. It is a column erected on the site of th© pier from which they embarked In the Mayflower. The ceremonies were pre sided over by the mayor of Southamp ton. ST. PALL, Minn., Aug. 15.—Floyd Miller, Fort Dodge. Is., under arrest charged with violation of the Mann white slave law. pleaded not guilty at a preliminary hearing before L'nited States Commissioner Samuel Whaley today, and the hearing was set for next Wednesday. Alice and Kate Cooney, the girls Miller is alleged to havo brought from lowa to Benson, Mian., ars held as witness** TWO GOVERNORS HURL DEFIANCE AT EACH OTHER r • 0 Martin Glynn Checkmates Plan of Sulzer to Throw Controversy Into State Court of Appeals Continued From Page 1 lng the functions of the office of gov ernor, the governor's privy seal, the executive chamber and the books and papers appertaining to such office of governor. At the end of your letter, thus refusing, you suggest that steps be taken to secure a decision by some court, as to which one of us .is en titled to exercise the duties of office. "I know of no way by which I could make, and no condition that would justify me in making, any such stipula tion. The condition was designed to, and I am advised and believe does, spe cifically and completely cover the junc ture now existing and is supplemented by statutes passed by the legislature, and now in force. "It Is beyond my power to barter away any of the functions attaching to the office in which I am placed by your impeachment. Any attempt on my part to do so, or to stipulate a method by which it might be done would properly place me in the posi tion you now occupy—that of being impeached for malfeasance in office. I can not anil will not attempt to do it. BEFORE HIGHEST COURT "The entire matter is .now in the highest court of the state —the court of impeachment. No.prder that any lower court could make, no judgment that It could render, would 'have the slightest binding force upon this high court. No member of the court of appeals, cer tainly no member of the lower body, the supreme court, can in any degree nor under any circumstances, interfere with the Jurisdiction or the decision of such court of impeachment save, and save only, as the members of the court of appeals shall cast their individual votes as such members of the court. "The decision of the court of im peachment, once made, is binding on every court and every person in the state, and must be so respected and treated. Any attempt to Interfere with the jurisdiction or the proceedings of such court of impeachment, by any member of any lower court, would be as futile as would any attempt of a Justice of the peace to enjoin the chief Judge of-the court of appeals from ex ercising his functions as such chief judge. FIXED BY CONSTITUTION "The constitution has fixed this as -the only way for the settlement of the matters now pending. I know of no other, and I must, therefore, decline to enter any stipulation whatever with you on the subject. "I hold myself in readiness to per form, and shaTi perform, every func tion of the office of governor, except in so far as I am restrained by your Illegal action, or byvphy.slcal force." The letter was delivered to Mr. Sul zer at the executive mansion tonight. Mr. Glynn motored to his country resi dence tonight after a consultation with his counsel. '* Governor Sulzer left the executive chamber early and, after a short spin in an automobile, returned to the man sion. The doors of the executive suite at the capltol were securely locked tonight, while guards paced up and down both within and without In the corridor. It was said that the guards would continue their vigilance through out the night. CONDITION SERIOUS The serious condition of Mrs. Sulzer tonight necessitated the recall of Dr. Robert Abrahams from New York. No official bulletin was forthcoming to night from the executive mansion con cerning Mrs. Sulzer, but an afternoon bulletin, dictated by Doctor Abrahams after he had learned of the patient's condition over the telephone stated that she was "still in a precarious condition," with a temperature of 102 and pulse 118. She is delirious at times and an increasing temperature and fluctuating pulse tonight so alarmed those at her bedside that a local phy sician was called in and Doctor Abra hams hurriedly summoned from New York. DUAL GOVERNMENT The second day of the dual adminis tration in* New York state dawned on confusion in the capltol. A steel chain with a heavy padlock decorated the great seal: the privy seal lay under lock and key i the way to the executive cham ber, William Sulzer's citadel, was bolted and barred, and from two offices the rival claimants to the governor's chair continued to exercise their functions. Control of the national guard, access to the great seaL recognition by New York's secretary of state and by the governor of the neighboring state of New Jersey were prerogatives stripped from Governor Sulzer by Lieutenant Governor Glynn, who claims to be the acting chief executive. Possession of the privy seal, whose imprint validates all documents .coming* before the gov ernor on affairs wholly within the state, and occupancy of the executive chambers remained with Sulzer. X Manufacturers of X 1 Spectacular Electric Signs s <g Theatrical Advertising & S Letters Rented % X flu//t tAc Largest Spectacular Electric Advcr- % tisiqg Sign West of Chicago—The "Examiner" <|> <p> on Roof of Lincoln Building <0> 1 18 Seventh Street, Sao Francisco, Calif. $ <g> Piionc Market 283 <$> # WASHINGTON STILL HOPEFUL OF LIND'S MEXICAN PLANS Officials Think Huerta, Now Considering Wilson Mes sage, Will Order an Election «.„.„.. p^, personal representative, and Foreign Minister Gamboa, now knows the view point of the United States and its de sire for only a peaceful and friendly solution of Mexico's troubles. Officials here have no assurances that the Huerta government will accept the plan, but they relieve the spirit thus far shown by the Huerta officials Justifies a hopeful feeling for the suc cess of Mr. Land's mission. Constitutionalists hitherto have de clared they would not engage in any election in which the Huerta govern ment exercised control over the elec tion machinery. The possibility of an agreement for a nonpartisan commis sion of Mexicans to conduct the elec tion is being discussed, and should the situation actually progress to that point, it may be that informal efforts will be made by Mr. Lind to obtain participation by the» constitutionalist leaders in such a plan. Information of only the vaguest character has been forthcoming from officials as to the eventualities that would follow a possible rejection of President Wilson's ideas by the Huerta government. FEARS OF PENROSE PROVE GROUNDLESS WASHINGTON. Aug. 15.—Shirley C. Hulse, son in law of Lieutenant Gov ernor Reynolds of Pennsylvania, who, with his wife and child, were believed by Senator Penrose to be in imminent dan ger from revolutionists, are now safe in the city of Chihuhahua. This informa tion reached the state department today from an American who had just reached the border. * With the Hulse family were many other families in Chihuahua waiting to depart for the United States." Others of whom inquiries have been made by the state department and reported safe are S. Leroy Layton, safe in Tampico; Doc tor Alphine and family, Lawrence Elder and Dr. H. V. Jackson and family, ail well in Durango; a man named Yon Crandls, ill in Durango, condition im proving, and Edgar K. Smoot, well in Mexico City. The revolutionists have served notice to the public not to travel on the rail road between Monterey and Laredo, al though trains are reported to have been running there as late as three days ago. Porfirio Diaz Neutral BAIRRITZ, France, Aug. 15.—Gen eral Porfirio Diaz, former president of Mexico, said tonight that he did not de sire to sit In judgment on the situation existing in his native country, but he would like to proclaim as his most ar dent hope that. Mexico soon would find in peace a new era of strength and prosperity. >- ','Besides, i am no t a man of words," said the former Mexican executive. "I always have been and always shall re main a man of action. I bow before the choice of admlnlstr&ton made by my compatriots and am resolved to main tain the strictest reserve. I wisn to keep outside of all discussions and dis sensions. But if. contrary to my ex pectations, a conflict should break out between Mexco and a foreign state, I" could not remain indifferent." General Diaz ha« taken up his resi dence in a magnificent villa here, which he has rented for a stay of Eeveral months. British Ignored H. L. Wilson LONDON, Aug. 15.—Surprise was caused In England by the news from the United States that Ambassador Page had been Instructed to apologize to the British government for the comments made on the British Mexican policy by Henry Lane Wilson. American Ambas sador to Mexico. The affair had not excited the slightest attention. The British newspapers had hitherto Ignored Ambassador Wilson's statement, but they printed it today as an explanation of the grounds for the apology. FAITHLESS GIRL BARES SAN FRANCISCO ROBBERY Louisiana Miss, Glvea Diamond, Tells Police, and Peter Xaro Lnads In Cell NEW ORLEANS. Aug. 15.—His prodi gal gift to a girl acquaintance of a large diamond ring led to the arrest in Franklin, La., of Peter Maro on the charge of stealing $10,000 worth of jewelry from a San Francisco hotel, according to reports reaching here to day. Franklin officers are reported as saying Naro has confessed to the robbery and that they found jewelry worth $1,500 in his possession. Three* years ago Naro loved Miss Ruth Watkins of New Orleans. He went to San Francisco, returning here a few days ago. But her love grew cold ar.J after Naro departed Miss Wat kins reported the matter to the police. Naro was traced to Franklin, where he is awaiting extradition. Husband Disfigures Wife Beauty Cause of Trouble CHICAGO, Ana. 15.—Frances Dattlla Raymond, described a* the moat beautiful gtrl In tbe Italian district here, was disfig ured by a raxor in the hands of her huehand, Michael Raymond, a musician, tonicht. Raymond, who cut bin wife ■ bout tbe face nnd arms, declared tbat her beauty had been the * cause of const ant trouble be tween tbem, nnd, before attack ing ber, declared that was the reason for his act. Raymond is sought by the police. FINDS BRITAIN BEHIND INDIAN OPIUM INTERESTS Delegate Starts Home From London to Report Fail ure of Mission LONDON, Aug. 15.—Lieutenant Gen eral Chang, a delegate of the National Opium Prohibition union of China, who has been in England for three months endeavoring to induce the British gov- ernment to release China from her ob ligation to receive any more Indian opium, started today for China to re port to Provisional President Yuan Shih Kal the failure of his mission. In a statement issued to the British public today. General Chang said: "Our people are in earnest in their efforts to rid themselves of the opium evil, and they can not help feeling re sentment against a. country which is forcing upon us the very article by which we were degraded and dis graced. It is intolerable -jrhen we re flect we are sacrificing mimons of rev enue and hundreds of lives in strug gling against enormous difficulties that a foreign country should forc<} us to receive for two or three years longer the poison we earnestly are striving to stamp out." . The lieutenant general concluded by appealing to the British friends of China "to do their utmost to induce the British government to join \.'Jh us in removing the root of wrong and in pro moting righteousness in the world." INSPECTOR FINDS DURST HOPFIELDS INSANITARY Harry Gorman* Says Camp Water Was Allowed to Stand Until Stagnant SACRAMENTO, Aug. 15.—1n a re- | port filed with Secretary Snow of the state board 6f health, Harry Gorman, an inspector from |h« state board, and Dr. J. TT. Barr. county health officer of Marysville. Yuba county, have outlined the. sanitary conditions that existed the Durst hop fields at Wheatla rid. where a riot occurred August 4. in ' which four people were killed. Inspector Gorman in his report says: "At several places in water was allowed to stand long enough to get stagnant, close to the pump that supplied the drinking water for the people of the camp. The toilets, about 12 in number (being an increase of 6 since August 4) are close to the water that the people drink from." Gorman reports that he found a num ber of sick people in the camp who. had not received attention. Doctor Barr in his fust report (he J is new working on his second) says he j found sanitary conditions at the camp j neither neat nor dirty. He said there j was an ample supply of water from the j wells; that the toilets used in the I fields were moved about as the picking > progressed and were not insanitary; j that Durst Brothers were building more toilets and were making other sanitary changes. PLANE PASSENGER KILLED LEIPZIG. Germany. Aug. 15—Herr Ruetger, a passenger in an aeroplane driven by Aviator Roempler, was killed hifre today when a sudden gust of wind caused the machine to turn over. Roempler was injured but not se riously. The aeroplane was flying at a height of 30 feet when the accident occurred. gjSSt Back East Excursions SBfe 4 Iti NewYork*i no» ||Hk-7 : OrPMadelphia 108 ( i,'. \I (Washington *in7so j tember. Good over M p 4 through Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lines divert w r ™ i-oc*i i lcset Ageati. or communicate with H. A. BUCK, Pacific Coast Agent 40 Fowll Street (Flood Buildtn.). Phon. Kearny T73 *AN FRANCISCO. CAU JANE ADDAMS SCORES LAWS MADE BY MEN Reformer Says Uninformed Legislators Distort Human itarian Measures Into Injurious Statutes WASHINGTON. Aug. 15.—Miss Jano Addams of Chicago tonight addressed a mass meetfng, marking the conclusion of a conference here of the National Council of Women Voters, representing: about 4.000,000 feminine voters in sev eral western states. L'rging the need for universal woman suffrage. Miss Addams declared that wt-nen should have the franchise, not. only to bring about Intelligent human itarian legislation, but in order to be in a position to follow it into intelli gent enforcement. '"More than one woman can recall." she said, "some cherished project that has been so modified by uninformed legislators during the process of legal enactment that the law finally passed injured the very people it was meant to protect. DISTORTED LAWS "Site has discovered that the unrep resented .are always liable to be given what they do not need by legislators, who merely wisli to placate them. A child labor law exempts street trades, the most dangerous of all trades to the child's morals; a law releasing mothers from petty industry that they may rear wqrthy children provides so inadequate a pension that overbur dened women continue to face the necessity of neglecting their young in order to feed them." That women police and juvenile offi cers and feminine presiding officers of marital relations and moral courts carrying out the orders of men "may come to be a travesty on what women charged with responsibility could ac complish." MEASURES INDORSED Thi final session of the council to day discussed plans for the new bu reau of political education for women voters. MiSs Helen Todd of San Fran cisco was placed in charge of the bu reau, which will undertake to mold into a cohesive body the constantly in creasing number of feminine voters in this country. The council indorsed motherhood pensions, minimum wages for women, health <ertificates for marriage, work ing men's compensation act, extension of the eight hour law, teachers' pen sions, the "red light" law, or lowa in junction and abolishment law, indus trial training schools for delinquent girls and anti capital punishment laws. WIFE IN NEARBY HOUSE FOILED HUNT 4 MONTHS I Woman Who Went Into Seclusion to Hide Daughters' Marriage to Japanese Returns Home LOS .ANGELES. Aug. 1 i. —During a period of four months, while a nation wide search for her was in progress. Mrs. William A. Schirck was seques tered in a cottage a few blocks from her home guarding the secret of her 16 year, old daughter's marriage to n Japanese. This became known today following- Mrs. Schlrck's return home Knowing * that she could no longer keep the news from her husband and children, Mrs. Schirck remained in iso lation in a home provided for her and the daughter, Julia, by the latter's husband. Miss Schirck and Y. Maeda were married in Tacoma June I*. When Mr.-. Schirck heard of the wedding she lacked the courage to. communicate the news to her husband, fearing serious HARBOR BONDS HELD UP TO SAVE COMMISSION Bid* Pat Over L'nttl Monday In Hove* Board of Control Will Take •3.000.000 Issue SACRAMENTO. Aug. 15.—Bids were presented for the purchase of $3,000,000 In San Francisco harbor bonds this afternoon before State Treasurer Rob erts, but at the last moment the wholf matter was deferred until Monday with the hope that the board of control will take over the entire issue for the state This last step would save the $3nn.n«n commission offered by the legislature because of the small interest on the bonds. To get this commission, bond buyers must do business through brok ers, it has been held.