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" . San Francisco.l-Julr 8. Eugene E. Schmitz,; mayor- of San
-Franctscorwathia morning -sentenced-io1 fiVe yean'irnp'risonment
-- in San Quentin penitentiary by ' Judge Dunne on conviction of the
crime of "extortion from French restaurants. A soon .as thelien-
. tence was pronounced pandemoniuni reign ed., The crowd1 in the
court room cheered Judge Dunne, hats were thrown in the air and
many spectators hugged each other.' The Efforts, of the bailiffs to
preserve.order were powerless. ," v , . v . ; - ','
Tudce Dunne, before imDosihsr sentence. sDoke at.leneth on the
, - bf w w a o v m p
manqer in which Mayor Schmitz ' was raised to 'the-highest office
- in the gift of the city.: vSchmitx interrupted, declaring, "I, am not
here to be humthated." His body was1, trembling with rage and i
7 tense hatred .flashed from his -eyes as 'he continued : v3! im-
.' American. "(Citizen and "am1 loot ,herci.begging eniency ' from" your
.honor or anyhetmanInkheimerely; to secure my-sentence."
. Judge Dunne- attempted to -proceed, but hr-had not-gone far
when'Schmitz again broke in r, " j' V ;h
: : - "If your honor had any self-respect ybd would give "me" my
. sentence ana nor attempt 10 numiuaie me inis is-mereiy aone
- that newspapers may flaunt this broadcast.- I repeat, sir, Im not
begging leniency, You art here' rnerely.to do"jyouf duty. - The
- statement that I have disgraced the city is false.' The people realize
my position.' t, ": ''V.'-.v ,r' :; .,,.J;
The court -then pronounced sentence.
',' 'SchmlU liiiid tha "followlnf itt
' inent after hU ssntanc wma pronounced
,' The proceeding this mdrnlng demon.
" pirate more clearly than anything else
heretofore haa done the charge Z'made
' Upon ' my Immediate ' return from the
. eaat that Judge Dunae la prejudloed
agatnat ma, and that It waa lmpoeatble
to eeeure a fair trlaL The anlmue he"
nurtured . In hie heart for eome time
rem clearly to the surface this morn
i lng. I never aaked for leniency, but
expected, ae every American cltlsen
' hea e Mht to ntMoL luatlce.
"I auk the people to withheld final
. judgment until the-, whole tnieultous
- proceedlnga tn - Dunne's - court caa- be
brought to light, before either the ap
pellate er supreme court, which will
pees upon the grounds for the appeal,
which my attorneys Intend to take Ira.
mediately. I have never aaked for
mercy and before the court, where I did
not receive a fair trial, I certainly never
la AgaU a Candidate. -
Mm i - - - 1 M.k,
a 1 Mivnii nut ..ill iv tiui .i .
eharre. step by eten. but all charges
irpruun a1- HIW, MIU Wl,l . 1 w
knowieoge in my eonacienoe oi my
Ire Innocence, I expect to ! eoo-
cwjl In trie contest. I now reiterate
whtFl have said on several occasions
that I will aa-ala- be' a candidate for
-mayor, when the people-ef 8an- Fran.
Cisco wilt nave an opponunur 07 ineir
votes or demonstrating wnetner they
believe me guilty or innocent. The peo-
f le are always right and I am satisfied
leave my case with them." :
From the number of a-raft eases on
the court ealendar today and a meeting
having a nusy day. Besides the
nausuratlon of a newmavor
Has oeen promieea
tence or Mayor Schmlts by Judge 1
the Indicted members of the Parknlde
- Realty r oojnpeny. .appeared for arraign-
- ment. '- - -?-.-,
STew aVayer to Se Cfcosem.- .' :
The conspiracy eases against Dinan
ad Buef are also oir the calendar.
Heney arrived from the south yester
day morning. Although Sunday had
been fixed as the time when a revela
tion of the Identity of the new mayor
of San rranclaco was Ho be made, and
District Attorney Langdon had Intl-
- mated that the meeting of the board of
supervisors will accomplish ths pro-
grim- of appointment f . the chosen
mayor, first aa a member of the board
in place . of one who ; will resign and
after that his Induction to the chair,
following the retirement ef Gallagher,
yet - the members of the prosecution
show a . reluctance to apeak on ths
.'If man haa been chosen mayor I
do not know of It," was ths enigmatic
utterance of ' Rudolnh Snreckala. and
Heney expressed a similar vagueness o
- -1 nave not seen tne aistnot attorney
since my return thla morning." he said,
"and I do not know whether anything
M - on - omw in -1 no matter or not
I cannot say what the board of super-
-- aVaaalba rabUa OaaeeV.J,
r'l91 Bchmlta waa'a tSO a Mk
orohostra leader la the Columbia theatre.
The orchestra, under him, was. a trivia)
affair, and to swell the volume of sound
the leader- played violin., He was no
artist with ths violin by any means,
simply-a second-er third-rate fiddler.
His only bid for fame at that time was
a petty prominence he enjoyed in labor
union affaire. He was the chief figure
In the Mualoal union In San Francisco,
and in that canaeltv waa krm.ht ia
contact with other - labor leaders.
A. Union Labor party was formed te
t"e-an active part In the coming mu
nicipal StniffSle. This waa Hrhmltz
ehanoe. As the leader of the Musicians'
anion hs waa nut forward mm ih mi. v.
oralty candidate of the new party..
W 1th the hein nf Smf mnA .k.
liar conditions In the labor world pre
vailing at that time the orchestra leader
was -swept into , the mayor's chslr.
Though a crude orator SchmlU had de
veloped Into a forceful and effective
speaker on ths stump. He was but
thirty-five years old. He had lived ail
his life In San Francisco, having been
bom there of ntrmi n n,Mnt, ui.
father had gone to the Paolflo eoast
w.1,h thf ol4 hunters, but waa not one
of the lucky ones.' ...
Whan Bchmlts first took hold ef the
mayorallty of Ban Francisco his rule
waa characterised hv unit. an
city; It seemed to be hie single aim to
a"1 Je elty an honest admlnlatraUea
and the best in his power. ,
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' ' , I MAYOR EUGENE SCIIMITZ. , - , 7-
eiGGS IS III COUNTY JAIL
nni i ::-y ,;'
Brake-iFails - to-Work-on
Portland Heights and a
r' Lumber-Laden ? Construc
tion Car Runs Far Down
on Washington Street.
Conductor and r Motorman
-Are Badly Burned, but the
Eunaway Escapes Doing
Any Damage in Its WiTd
Passing beyond the control of its
Xcrew car No. no, a huge onslruotton
car or tne Portland-Railway, Ught
Power eompaay. started on Ford street.
Portland. Heights, thla morning and
after a wild runaway trip jumped the
track at '. Fifteenth i and - Washington
streets, where ita load of lumber was
scattered about the street.
The car caught fire on ItSvrlld trio
and both . the. conductoraniLmotorman
were badly burned. Their injuries, how
ever, are not considered serious, though
both Jumped from the runaway ear and
sustained bruises, . - -
The crew sUyed with the ear until
It had descended ,the steep hlU from
Portland Heights and atarted .down
Washington street Uotorman H. K.
Crawford' jumped aa the ear passed
Twenty-third street, but escaped ser-
loua Injury. - "
"' are Car oa the Track. ;
The runaway la the first that
ooourred on the stsep Portland Heights
run. ' The car ran from Ford street
down the grade to Washington street,
then down to Fifteenth. Although it
was on nt id tracas ana on its run.
away flight followed the tracks used
by outgoing cars there waa no collision.
The Washington street tracks are used
by three lines, and how It happsned that
no ear waa on the tracka at the time
and a collision averted is a mystery. -
tnm runaway is said to nave resulted
from the failure of the mametle brake
to work. .As the car was paeainc alona
Ford atreet there waa occasion tn hm
the brake and the motorman discovered
It waa out Of order. He tried valnlv to
bring the huge ear to a atop but failed.
it spea wiiaiy oown the Hill with
both the motorman and conductor ustn
every means in thslr nower to stoo i
As It rounded the ourve Into Washing
(Continued en Pags Two.)
Crook County 3Ian ConTicted of Subornation of Perjury
in Land fraud CasesjlS' IJnied the Privilege of r-
v.. Berying ills Time M-lTineyjLlle rrison. !
..Marlon R. Biggs, who was convicted
of subornation of perjury In the land
fraud cases tried la 105, arrived in
Portland thla morning and waa taken to
the county jail to serve his sentence of
Biggs filed a petltloa this ' morning
asking that his place of confinement be
la the county Jail at Prlncvllle, butJ
Jadge Wolverton ruled , against him.
atatlng that the change might be made
In the future If the facta warranted Jfe
Biggs' plea waa made on the ground
INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO ;
PROSECUTE OLDFI ELD
Deputy District Attorney Haney So Stated in Municipal
r Court and Judge Cameron Dismisse4-Cas(jXharging
Dare Deyil Bider.With Faking Money of Public
Investigation r ahowa ae . evidence
sufficient to Justify a further prosecu
tion ef thla case." said Deputy District
Attorney Haney la municipal court this
morning, fn moving the dismissal Of the
charge filed against Barney Old field, the
automobile racer accused of having ae
tared money nnder false pretenses by
means of a faks race meet Judge
Cameron promptly fllumtmi'l the rase. ;
The proceedings ((.ilnet CUflclJ were
the outcome . ef sensational , charges
msde against him by a local newepaper,
one of whose reporters swore to the
comptfllnt. The charges against K. A.
Morues. Old field's manager, were al
lowed , to stnnd upon the docket, but
there Is bat little poeslblUty of the case
ever coming Into court. - f
According, to O. C. Moeer. who hss
had cherge of the ceae for the district
Attorney s offlre there seems te be no
eBKm. to btlng the reee to trial and
in hie m.inlon It also WIU fee ulUmately
lnnld, ... i
- Oldfleld win leave the dty In a day
er ee to meet his engagements accord
ing to hie echedule, but there la strong
puOTioimy mat ne win - institute a
criminal action against these who were
Instrumental In hie arrest en the grounds
ef harm dons te hie reputation both
personally and professionally and also
for financial loss through en fn reed de
lay hers In Portlshd. The friends of
Oldfleld are urging him to take hla ac
tion and some of them eay he has
stated that he would do so, but neither
he nor . his attorney will discuss the
question publicly, saying that It In to
be determined bv future event. -
QUineld yesterday at the solicitation
Of some of his friends drew up and
signed the following statement: "
"I freelv admit that the meet of July
I was had one and poorly managed
and that the public had Just causa for
voicing my regreta I
Continued ea Page Five ,
that by serving hjs time In the Crook
county Jail he could keep In close touch
with his easiness deals, also that be
could be visaed by his wife who ie a
curonio aunerer or, stomach trouble;
' Wants to Watch xia Faxxe.
. Biggs operates two farms within sev
era! miles of Prlnevtlle and represented
to the court that hla business affairs are
la such a condition that his future
financial condition - dependa upon, the
management ef hla affairs thla year.
and that It would be absolutely essen
tial . that- the closest management be
given his affaire. He eeld that be
would aak no favors ether than to be
allowed to awe. the superintendent of
his ranches In ardor to give the proper
directions for the handling ef the grow
ing eropeu - ;. -
United States ' Attorney William C
Bristol stated that the government bad
ao knowledge ef the allegatlona made
la Biggs' petition and left the matter
In the hands of the court. , " '
Kay Caesura the Order.
Judge! Wolverton reviewed the ease
and aald the facta did not possess suf
Ocisnt merits to allow him to make the
order sending Biggs to Crook county.
He said that if eventa arose which
would effect Blase' condition suffi
ciently he would eharre the order.
j.r. vsn ueener. wno was convicted
In the same rase -With Bigaa and Con
greeeman Williamson, haa Hot yet, ar
rived at .the county Jail to begin his
sentence 'of Ave months. Oeener is In
Portland but ao far has not been taken
tn costodr by the (Jolted States mar
- Oeener has a fine of tt,00A te psy In
addition te bis jell term. Biggs hss a
nne or ibuv nanging over him., the pay
ment of which, he eeld In court ihUt
depended larg1y upon the outcome eX
l&e stops ea him farm UUa'jrea, ,
ton atreet t he ear struck a horse at.
tacbed to a delivery wagon of Ben Sell
ing. The driver saw the approaching
w na wu woim to almost avoia tne
collision. Consequently neither , the
horse nor wagon - waa seriously dam
Flasaea Vpread oa Caa,
The fire which started from the wir
ing of the car grew as It sped down
the track until the flames almwet over-
spread the ear. The motorman and Con
ductor Crawford were burned In their
ef forte to stop the car. Mr. Crawford
was severely burned on the face and
shoulders and hla hair waa badly
burned. - . .. . ..
As the car started te round the curve
at Fifteenth atreet it waa hurled from
the track by the momentum It had
gained. It waa lifted clear of the tracks
and thrown on its side 10 er more feet
awsr. The load of .lumber which it
carried was scattered about the street
Crawford lives at No. 19 East Thirty
fourth street He wss removed to his
home and a physician summoned. Utt
is ssjo nis injuries win not prove Se
ll wu a ' At noon the dlsnauluir a tha
Portland Railway, Light Power oom
pany ststed that he bad received bo re
port ef the accident.
A runaway on the Relvhta tin la
aald to be lmnoeaible on a naaaoim
car. In constructing the road provlajon
mmtTM v nmwm tjwmn maoe making tne
runaway nf a uimnr rmr
STORY 1CH STILL
Affidavits Bead in Court to
Show Destruction of Min
Jot Due to.0rchar,d Hay
wood and Moyer to Testify
. By John Nevtns.
Boise, Ida, July I. When court' con
vened today ' Judge Wood announced
that he desired both state and defence
to make effort during the remainder ef
the trial to expedite matters. Hs aald
that he had bo desire to. be exacting.
but must insist that no further time be
wasted. Both- sides promised to hurry
The first business - today waa the
reading of the affidavits taken la Baa
Cranolsce . upon the ' explosion ef the
Bradley bouse. Attorney D arrow read
slowly, to Impress upon the Jury the
general opinion ef witnesses that the
destruction ef the bouse was aa acd
dent due to gas- -
With ths arrival hare nf mttmrtft
tan. of Ssn Mla-ual eountv 7olntnn
the rumor Is rsvised that Stevs Adams
will be taken back to Tellurlde for
tnai xor ins muraer or Arthur Collins.
manager of ths smuggler mine, who
waa shot and killed while sitting in
bis home. Adsms confessed to tha
crime end afterwards repudiated the
oonression. itutan eaya he would like
to . have . Adams .but doaa . not kua
whether the Idaho authorities will sur-
Moyer u OheerfoL
Mover and Uavwood nlaaaaji
the prospect of taking the stand late
today or tomorrow. The reports that
Moyer Is on the versa of a. unnn.
area aa own Bre naraiy Dorne out by hla
appearance He seems cheerful and
happy, confident that a verdict of ao
qutttal will be rendered and . that .he
win sv irvw wjinout trial. .
BIG POOL ROOMS
Gang of -Sharpers Clean-Up
quarter of a Million by
: False Quotations.:
(Jearasl eeetal sarrka.)
Washington. IX C. July 1 A story
cams today to Washington from Balti
more that on June IT, a clique ef
harpers got the beat ef the pool rooms
of moet ef the big cities of the country,
including Baa rranclaco, to the extent
of m.0, by managing to flash to
those betting places that . orders on
Encutlcheon In the third race of that
df7. "A Kenllworth park, Buffalo, were
ee to L When thee false orders were
posted, men la the- scheme - put down
bete of tl to (10 at a time oa Ee.
eutlcheon. and wsgered so much that
orders olosed at a to 1. fnniwm
dare at the track were to 1. Escutlch-
r.,7. UD ue enarpere 'made a big
killing. . .
TelesTsnhla deacrintlon r. .-
anvwaa inu racutirneon was auch an
eaay winner that a Baltimore pool room
became inoulsltlve about the original
viuwra, ana may aavea ineir I
Bets everywhere else were paid,
amid. , . .
BevieV of Case Shows That!
' Much of State's Evidence'
IsInferenceiand. as. TouU
Cannot Hung aJIan on In
ference, You Can Guess.
(By Hugh CNelir Special Commissions
of the Denver Post and Oregon Jour-
Boise, Idaho. July I. It la Sunday In
beautiful Boise. Such a day as it was
when ffie oorpo raj's guard ef newapaneiw
msa left the Pullman sleeper and loped,
out Into the sunshine, to look for "The"
betel and marvel that the town. Instead
or being rampant; with . bloodthirsty
gun msa" waa clothed In the peaceful
alienee of a nun. .;; ; -; , ,
Eight weeks, er Bine weeks, or tern
weeks, we have been here -X am not
euro, for I lack- the marvelous memory -tot
dates and times' an tiI.u m.-
Ing over years that Orchard and the
Witnesses for ths defense hLva iii.v,i..
but. however long Jt may have been.
It seems an eternity. And now that tha
defense haa almost completed Its testi
mony, we are sorting out our lmpres.
slons and guessing cautiously at what
the Jury will do with tha caae.
Tou remember that la the beginning;
the Drosecutlon staaad a inimt..
kllllnr of Frank Hi.nnanh... i - '
done with a sort of vivid and Implacable
brevity. There were no wnrita a,..,
There was no evidence that did not seem
at least to be serloua and cogent
Bla Jim Hawlev. In hla ann.u
Honest and crude way, had told the Jury
that the charge agalnat William IX
Haywood was, in affect, that of eon.
spiring to have one Orchard assassinate.
rank Steunenberg. He said that tha
death of Steunenberg waa onlv tha re
sult of a s-enersl ' scheme nf Umri.
and retaliation conducted by the "Inner
circle" of the Western Federation r
Miners arainst all men . k. .4 -
thwarted or fought the federation
He aald epeclflcally that the explosion.
In the Vindicator mine and the kllllns)
there of two men, the blowing up of In- -dependence
depot and the killing therw
of 14 men; the murder of Lyte Oregorrt
the attempted murder of Bradley In Sari
Francisco and flnslly the lacerated and
the shattered and dismembered body of
poor Steunenberg were all done by this
Orchard, and that the said Haywood
suggested . or connived at all tk..
The aroeeoutlon limited ttaaie mm
concisely to- evidence that It held bud-
ported and proved theao ehargea. There
waa direct evidence that hammered out
the caae for ths state, link by link.
There was a, great deal of clrcumetaivT
Jlal. evidence, and there was Orchard.
It was. of courss. the
failure of Richard non In
,,M ."JWThyde the testimony of Orchardl
credible and almost profoundly lmpres.
f1 v. when In the end Hawley saldl
briefly. "The people rest," you felt that
you had listened to a tale of Inhuman!
Disappointment of barmr.
Then came tha onenina. .. . .
the defense and lh. -m , .. . " .
Li7Wi;. ,efn would prove, he
ths part of tha mineowners In all the.
states where the federation operated ti
crush ths. federation. If you have fot
iTfyl.V you iud for year,
se f whether such a coneplraoy or any.
th ng remotely approaching such a con.
splracy has been proved.
The defense, said Darrow. would el,
VlS!. a2TBh',r " to bei"
f- AiTn7r1- " l' epedflnaliv
' M " en that he woul.l
prove it. He would prove that the ex.
plosion tn tha Vindicator mine was an
up the Independence dnpot and that If
HOP GROP VERY BACKWARD;
HEAVY YIELD IN PROSPECT
i By Hymaa H. Cohen.
The hop crop In. Oregoa and Waahtng-
ton.' Ilka that of the rest of the world, is
very backward, from twe weeka to a
month behind tbe.uaua) season, due te
cllmatld conditions. A heavy yield la
tn prospect though not equal to last
year" a, and an overproduction In tn sight.
Many Oregon bopflelda are already
shewing signs of neglect, though the
vinee are lust beginning to run. Honey
dew is ststed to have mads Its aDoeaisJ
mnrm in piares.
i his year It Is not se much a question
how mSnv bales of hone will be ara.
duced. It la how many will be picked.
' " Yield Win Be Heavy.
There promises to bo a yield ef mora
hops this year In every section then
eaa poaaibly be oonsumed In one aea
eooa JjV better the amount jlcked. WU1
Probable, Heavy Crop Throughout World Mates Trico
- BearishHoney Dew in Certain Localities Fichls
r Not Well Cultivated Enough Eain.
be heavier Is a oneartn. v.
can verify. " m"
It Is almost two mnntfca n .i.l
Ing time In this state. Thua r
hops hare arnar4 on )-. . ..... ., .
eat-nt of the crop can be but vagj,y
in the Atlrora-TtiltfTrte-f.mr.o..
dut.'icta the v
their arms, f
ing. . The er
Is front tart v
i rout t
1f the errr fas etri,i vt
mount n( ria 1 i . n
tl v culUiei nn in t .
there a fw tiri
vi i.in la . n I i t -
1 . .!,. . .