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DIGGS AND CAMINETTI GET PRISON TERMS ON WHITE SLAVE CONVICTION some expected the session would be over in 10 minutes. The clock went around while the oratory proceeded. Diggs bit his finger nails. Camlnetti rocked in his straight legged chair and looked at the clock every five minutes. The counsel who have played the game to the limit for months were on their toes. And w-hen the two straight young fellows got up out of their chairs and walked with heads erect to the little stand where the at torneys plead, there was a sense of relief, as well as a sense of pity, in th* shuffling feet in the courtroom. JITMiE DELIVERS SENTENCE "I have gfven this painful duty that rests upon me a great deal of consideration," Judge Van Fleet said. "I am not going to recite the cir cumstances surrounding your acts. They perhaps rest upon your mind more indelibly than anything that 1 could add. The evidence was such that T am entirely satisfied with the verdict rendered. While the transactions of each of yon very, I do not think they really express a real distinction between the offenses of each. I am satisfied, Diggs, you are the more dominant of the two, and had it not been for your capacity in the direction of leadership. 1 am not so sure but the trip never would have been taken. Caminetti is not a fool, however. He knew what he was about at all times. "Your crime was essentially one of opportunity. As disclosed by the evidence, you probably would not have been standing here if you had not been afforded the opportunity by social .-onditions. The primary cause is laxity in social conditions. Pa r ental control over the two girls was Jacking. Drink had its paralyzing iiand upon your consciousness in these acts. For this laxity, the open .-aioon and the easy roadhouse, so ciety is certainly to blame, but that condition does not relieve me of my duty. ""Revolting as the circumstances of your case are, I must say it does fail below the deliberate traffic in human souls and it is only fair to say you are entirely free from any such im putation; for the evidence certainly Hf>ts U0 that the idea of profiting financially from the debauchery of your companions was farthest from your minds." diggs - wifr presem Chic Mrs. Maurv Diggs .was there, her pink cheeks surcharged with hiood as her nervousness grew. Her delicate face retained its frown as the judge castigated the father of her baby, and the sentence did not seem to cut her any deeper. Mrs. Anthony Caminetti, wife of the commissioner general of immi gration, heard her son read behind the bars without a show of the deep mother love that must have died with the shock. She was steeled up Stern, gray haired L P. Diggs of Berkeley. Maury's father, remained Mrs. Drew Camlnetti was not in She is not even in San Francisco, MRS. DIGGS LOYAL Drew Caminetti admitted he didn t know very much about his wife's whereabouts. The situation between Dlgfs and his wife is much different. The love of Mrs. Diggs has not fal tered through all of the terrible "*K*l the straight and narrow for m>-. anyway, you can bet or> : that." Dngff Caminetti said. "I really, didn't expect as much of a sentence as I got. I'm just as good a boy now as if I had already served 10 years. Sure, we'll appeal. Might as well take a DIGGS mU FIGHTING Tiioy haven't got me yet." Diggs said, with the flght in him that has marked his every utterance off the witness stand since he flrst learned iherp Is such a law as the Mann law. "I didn't expect any better than I re ceived at the hands of Judge Van Fleet after the position he took all through the trial. I am not much in favor of going to prison as long as there is a chance to keep out, so if the attorneys think the better of ap pealing. I am for the appeal." "I believe their are reversible er l ors in the case," was the opinion of Robert Devlin, Kate Coghlan and Mar shall Woodworth of counsel for the The special prosecutors had no par ticular comments to make, save that they believe the record is entirely clear and will stand should it reach the circuit court of appeals. IIOMIS READILY GIVEN Following are the names of the men who signed the bond of Diggs for 115.000: 1. P. Diggs of Berkeley and .1. A. Marshall, an uncle of Maury Following are the names of the per sons who signed the bonds of $10,000 I for Caminetti: A. Sparboro, T. Baci galupi. M. L. Perasso and C. Loperl. When Mrs. Anthony Caminetti came into the courtroom accompanied by a man who looks so nearly like the vet eran senator from Amador county that he might be ills brother, there was a NOT FIGHTING SENATOR It's Senator Caminetti," the word went around, and there was much i possip about the last minute arrival | of the commissioner general of immi gration, whose new duties demanding liis attendance at Washington when his son, Drew, was indicted, led to the charge that politics had been brought to bear to postpone tha trial of the cases. One newspaper reporter flashed iiis offlce that Senator Caminetti was in the courtroom. The new face did not fool those who knew Senator Caminetti per sonally, for this likeness was 150 pounds heavier and a foot taller—he DEVLIN'S STRONG PLEA Robert Devlin made a masterful plea for mitigation of sentence. He , touched upon every feature of the j case that might have a bearing for leniency In a way that Shook Judge '■ Van Fleet's convictions for a short j "■Sevan argued the crime was not 1 To Late Too Classify WANT ■ tp* mm havlnp tA Bm « ra i,« s , IK ,r beets; land ,■«., bo hud at .1 roaxmtfe rrm. mid a si»ml prie* p P r ton pMd for t>. a t«. Tiila l« II JTriMI! "PlMTtlinil}-. »tl'l IKITiP ktit piwid, rt«<jr Ml apply. A.:<'ri-s- E. P. WANT s f-w m.n hlrTw t. am- --i <• .umr : bPrt*: land ran b» l-art at * '<"•• .-hi. r- t. and a ffK>d price pri *.> j f.*r ( t f,, his-iy Thi* « « itwat owxirttjilty. a ••! 1,.. , Wff' , '.1 . atpaflr ww|»t« in-.; miui, ktfdrets! E I COMB*. Vlmlia. Cal. * within the scope of the Mann act : when it was enacted. Judge Van Fleet explained that congress, before passing the law, widened the pro visions of the law to include all sorts of debauchery, as well as the traffic, but unfortunately they left In tbe last clause, which ns»mes the act the white slave traffic art, said Judge Van Fleet The point a; Ci*ue during the long discussion was the definition of a felony. The Mann la." expressly states an infraction is a felony. Dev lin argued it was discretionary with | the trial judge, in federal practice. ! as to where the term of sentence should be lived out, when in excess of a year. He said there is no ruling ol the high courts that states ex prison shall be used when the penalty j Is more than a year, whereas, when a | penalty is less than a year, it must be : served in the county jail. The point with Judge Van Fleet \ was whether he could inflict a county ; jail sentence more than a year in 1 length for a clear felony, as the law i expressed. He asked the advice of j the prosecutors. Both Roche and Sul- | livan said they did not think the i Judge should take a chance, as an in fraction of the Mann act is clearly a felony by the letter of the law, and there is no decision of thes upreme court settling the point definitely. Actor Hanford .Wears Slouch Hat and He Likes Grape Juice, Too heated air In San Francisco yester* day on Secretary of State Bryan, al though many persons down town de cided that the Great Commoner had suddenly widened out his lecture cir cuit to Include the Pacific coast. It all started down at the ferry build ing at 2 o'clock when a lot of demo crats thought they espied their great chief walking toward a streetcar. Hurrying along after him they also boarded cars headed up town, but be fore they got any where near Kearny street they began to hear reports that William Jennings Bryan had been af fected by the heat and was drinking grape juice at every soda fountain clear up to Powell street. When a rumor started that the sec retary of state was entering the Phe lan building most of the democrats were willing to bet hard cash that the peerless one really was here. Grape Juice dealers immediately be gan yelling "long distance" into their telephones in a frantic effort to get in touch with their wholesalers. The typical Bryan clothes were in San Francisco all right, and the wear er was ordering an American bever age now more famous than the cock tail. He was smiling benignly—and democratically—and diplomatically at WOMEN FLEE FIRE: 30 GUESTS ESCAPE Panic Seizes Hotel Roomers When Building Adjoin ing Burns Clarendon, Seventh and Washington streets, Oakland, sent the 30 or more men and women guests hurrying forth at an early hour this morning. A blaze broke out in the fuel oil supply of the New Liberty bakery, below the hotel, and the smoke which rose through the building caused the Mrs. Margaret Castelline, a roomer, was overcome by the fumes, but was carried out by the proprietor. H. Camols. rireman Kippe, while fight ing the flames in the basement, fell through « manhole in the sidewalk Th" damage to the bakery was $•">.•»■>'! and i!irough smoke and water '!,< ' otel- sustained a loss of about THE 6AJn' FitAMJIbCO (JAIiL, vv 17, IV1.). BRYAN'S DOUBLE HERE; DEMOCRATS CAMPING ON TRAIL ARE FOOLED Charles B. Hanford, actor here on lecture tour, who looks like William J. Bryan. pretty soda dispenser-, and graciously shaking hands with a crowd that got The only drawback to the whole performance was that it didn't happen to be Bryan after all. The secretary of state really is at his desk in Wash ington, that is, unless he has started on a lwture tour without letting the Commoner's editor know about it. Charles B. Hanford, Shakespearean actor, now delivering the lecture in connection with the Captain Scott Antarctic expedition pictures, Is the person who caused all the excitement. Hanford doesn't have to make up for this imitation; he really does look like Bryan. He also wears the black slouch hat, when it,isn't too warm for such, and fhe long-coat, and last, but not least, he is pretty near as much of a slave to grape juice as the grown up boy orator of the Platte. lt isn't anything to San Francisco's discredit that it was hoaxed; even of ficial and very wise Washington got taken In, too. Hanford lives at the capital, is a warm friend of Bryan and Is a member of the famous Grid iron club. At the last annual Grid iron dinner he was placed at the head or the guest table, right next to President Wilson. The president happened to know Hanford and wasn't deceived, but the actor was kept busy for an hour bow ing acknowledgments to salutations from all parts of the banquet hall. Many of the guests found opportu nity to grasp liis hand and tell him how well he was looking. Finally in came the secretary of state himself, to whom Hanford surrendered his seat, while the two. President Wilson and the few others in on the secret set up a hearty laugh. Chalmers "SIX" HERE A Convincing Demonstration Awaits You WE WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 10 P. M. EVERY EVENING THIS WEEK PIONEER AUTOMOBILE CO. va «Kve ALLIGATOR IS FINE WATCHDOG, SAYS GIRL < ontiniied I'rom I'.nsf • "gator." He looks especially wicked and he undoubtedly has a most in sulting eye-cold and unemotional — but, pretty Miss Sara avers, "he is the darlingest. cutest, sweetest bit of animalism that ever made a girl happy. "But beware Jeff's wrath,'' she said, jin all seriousness. "He will bite and ! hiss venomously at a word from me. j His sharp teetli can rend flesh like a buzz saw. and I believe that his | bite would kill one." "Doesn't he feel awfully slimy, and, ' er, slick like?" "No, not to me; he doesn't feel slimy. My sister (who began to tell of the woes and misery Jeff had I caused and still causes her) says he I feels like a sick fish, and whenever i Jeffle makes for her across the ear- I pet little sister has a fainting fit. She fainted this morning just be cause Jeff tried to nestle in her bosom." BATS WEIGHT IN BTKAK \ W 10KK Jeff, or Jeffle —a pet name for the j little beast—eats his weight in raw ! beefsteak every week. He is trained to the minute. When his mistress says "hungry" little Jeff—he really la a dear if you like that kind of thing—opens his mouth just as cute. At the Watson home. Sixteenth and Market streets, Jeff is the whole show, although from three widely ! different points. He is the darling and the protector of Miss Sara, the bane of her sister's life and a source of unholy delight to friend brother. "But he has a real dog beaten a r»ile for guardian purposes." Miss Sara maintains. Officer's Aim Poor; Thief Makes Escane Two ineffective shots were fired at a fleeing burglar early this morning by Patrolman Coffman of Alameda | when he discovered a man carry ing a bundle at Mound street and Central avenue. The thief dropped his loot and fled. The bundle was found to contain copper wire from the Southern Pacific yards SAYS TEDDY WAS JUST FOOLED Bear Expert Intimates Colonel Doesn't Know Grizzly From Silver Tip It's a bear! One of those huge quadrupeds of the mountains is apt to make Colonel Theodore Roosevelt a member of the Ananias club against his will. Did Colonel Roosevelt kill grizzlies in the Rocky mountains or didn't he? Various opinions have been expressed by various people upon the subject, and today a new voice was added to the controversy tending to substan tiate certain intimations that the colonel is a "nature faker." This latest opinion was expressed by Hugh M. Burke, a prominent San Francisco clubman and former news paper man, who speaks with certain authority upon the question and de clares that Dr. Joseph Grlnnell, di rector of the California museum of vertebrate zoology at the University of California, is mistaken when he asserts that Colonel Roosevelt killed grizzlies In the Rocky mountains. AUL DEAD, SAYS BURKE "Far be it from any one to assert that the colonel would not vanquish a true grizzly in single handed com bat," said Burk,e, "but the grizzly such as Fremont, Kit Carson and Adams knew had passed away before the colonel came west." The trouble started when the for mer president. In an article in a New York magazine, related thrilling ex periences in which he slew a grizzly, or grizzlies, in the Rocky mountains of Colorado and Idaho. His statements brought forth a protest from Captain Albert Brown, postmaster of the Napa county sol diers' home, former scout and Indian fighter. There are no grizzlies in the Rockies, says Captain Brown. On top of this Dr. Joseph Grlnnell hastened to the defense of the for mer president in his classification of bears. "Colonel Roosevelt was right when he said that there are grizzlies in the Rocky mountains," said Doctor Grinneil. "They are found in num bers in Yellowstone park and in the Rockies of both Colorado and Idaho. Colonel Roosevelt has an accurate knowledge of wild game, and he was not mistaken in the grizzlies he shot." This was the statement that brought the voice of Hugh M. Burke into the dispute. SAYS DOCTOR IS ll* ERROR "Doctor Grlnnell must be mistaken in his belief that the grizzly bear is found in the Rockies of Colorado and Idaho," declares Burke. "The 'silver tip.' a bear that will put up a good fight, is found there. Lewis and Clark in the famous expedition under Presi dent Jefferson's administration en countered many of these bears on the upper Missouri near the Yellowstone. The bear would attack the hunter and knock the gun from the man's hand. This species of the bear is smaller than the true grizzly. "The real grizzly is a native of the coast ranges—in truth a Californlan — and therefore Captain Brown of the soldiers' home is right when he avers that Colonel Roosevelt did not slat a grizzly. "The late Doctor Chlsniore, who was a diligent bear hunter, told me 15 years ago that there were only two known grizzlies outside of cap tivity. One was in the Tehachapi range and the other is in the Siskiyou mountains. "Dr. Grinneil says the grizzly bear has long, straight claws. Monarch, who was taken alive and put In Golden Gate park, was a true grizzly. A glance at liis picture shows these long, straight claws." 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Recently the elbow began to swell. 20.000 MEN IDLE IN BRITISH STRIKE Labor Trouble Spreads; Boy Is Fatally Wounded by Police Bullet DUBLIN, Sept. 17,—More than 20,000 men today are idle either from strike or lockout In the great move ment of labor unrest which began here with the tramway troubles and spread to England and Scotland. Armed police fired upon a crowd of rioting farm laborers near Flnglass, fatally wounding a boy. The police man who fired the fatal shot was ar rested. Soldiers will be sent to patrol the district north of Dublin and martial law may be declared. The strike movement is spreading and the ex tension of the movement is Increasing the hatred of the men. It is estimated that the strike al ready has cost $6,000,000. Dispatches say that there are 12,000 men idle in Ireland, 5,000 are out at Liverpool, 5,000 at Birmingham and 1,000 at Glasgow. 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Attorney Bush states in a motion filed in the superior court today that his domestic troubles caused him such mental worry that his practice has suffered. Moreover he declares that If he should have to pay $100 a month he can not support his second wife, the former Miss Freda Eber of 1449 Hyde street,.in suitable style. Bush remar ried on August 18, five days after Judge Trabucco had given Mrs. Bush No. 1 a final decree of divorce. The harassed husband's motion will be heard before Judge Mogan next Tuesday, and it is believed that the first wife will contest his plea for reduction. Bush claims that his for mer spouse does not need the money, as she owns an apartment at 1542 Jackson street, from which she de rives a monthly rental of $150. He adds that their daughter, Ruth, al though in the custody of the mother, is at a convent and that her support costs practically nothing. Bush, who Is now living at 1434 Jackson street, declares that he wor ried to such an extent over his troubles with wife No. 1 that he was compelled to hire an assistant, but that in spite of the added expense he has paid his wife $100 a month during the interlocutory period. The first Mrs. Bush obtained her di vorce upon a complaint charging that her husband and she were "tempera mentally different," and that he be came violently angry whenever she differed from him. Darrow May Defend Accused Hop Pickers Clarence Darrow will come to Cali fornia to assist In the defense of the hop pickers now confined In Marys ville Jail on a. charge of murder grow ing out of the "hop pickers' riots" on the Durst ranch near Wheatland this summer, if the plans of local No. 173 of the I. W. W. are successful. A committee was appointed at last night's meeting of the local to com municate with Darrow and try to make the arrangements. REFUGEES, 139, REACH SAN DIEGO Yankees Driven Out by Lack of Food Rathan Than Mexican Bullets Continued From Pane 1 O'Brien in real estate matters. The Donovan family boarded the Buffalo in a destitute condition, and the ship's company took up a collection for their assistance. Mrs. Donovan tells har rowing tales of how she and her chil dren often hid in the brush when rebels were near. Officers of the Buffalo report that most of the male refugees were armed to the teeth when they came aboard, and many women also were armed. The arms and ammunition were al lowed to be kept by the refugees when they landed here. SAMO TWO IK SAILBOAT The Buffalo effected the rescue yes terday of S. D. Pond and a man named McClellan in a small sailboat, some 20 miles south of the Coronado islands. The men had put out from San Pedro several days ago in tho small sailboat and had no oars. They had been without food for two days. The Buffalo will proceed to San Francisco. WASHINGTON', Sept. 17— Deep in terest was displayed today in semi official circles over President Huerta's message yesterday to the Mexican congress. Although it was realized that the message was for home consumption, students of the situation endeavored to read betwen the lines as to Huerta's attitude toward the United States. The reference in Huerta s message to the removal of American warships is considered .here merely a bid for sympathy for the Mexican adminis tration, as under international pro-< cedure warships may be sent by a nation to any country where its cit izens are believed to be in danger. S>l I'tiGLING PROBE ON GALVESTON. Tex., Sept. 17.—Salva dor Martinez, a native Mexican consul at Texas City, today was investigat ing charges of smuggling arms and ammunition through that port for the constitutionalists in Mexico. The order to investigate the charges cam* direct from President Huerta. Ac cording to the charges, 3,000 rifles have been received by rebels through Texas City. The shipment was billed as cotton.