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San Francisco call (Newspaper) - June 07, 1913, San Francisco, CaliforniaThe san Francisco Call the Peoples newspaper an Independent newspaper % volume 114.?n0. 7. San Francisco saturday june % 1913.? pages 1 to 8. Price five cents. Jury finds Frank Esola guilty of Bunko graft verdict branding former police office Felon reached after four ballots defendant Gall years prison doors on Back seven other members of department under indictment on similar charges sit in courtroom when. Doom of Comrade is sealed by twelve of his Peers judge announces that he will pass sentence on convict tuesday morning allowed to spend night in prison vote stood 11 to i through three ballots deliberate four hours i Frank Esola former police detective was. Found guilty of grand larceny at 12 25 o clock this morning by a jury in judge Dunne s court. S by y--.7 a,. \u25a0 a \u25a0. The verdict was reached on the fourth ballot after the jury hat remained in deliberation for nearly four hours. /-7 when the verdict was announced the defendant gave no sign of emotion but his attorneys were loud in their expressions of sur prise and esd la s several co defendants in the police Bunko cases All of whom were present in the court Rod a were is in 1 worried. T after the first ballot the votein\u00a3the ? jury room stood 11 to 1 for conviction. Juror u. M. Coch Rane being Ahe Only one to hold out for an acquittal. Cochrane changed his vote to guilty alter the jury had returned to the courtroom arid listened tothe Reading of a disputed portion of the testimony taken during the atrial. ?,., \u25a0\u25a0"? / a. The trial based Ion a grand larceny a � ".-. -7 \u25a0\u25a0 " \u25a0-"\u25a0\u25a0 " " " " \u25a0charge growing out of Esola s connect \u25a0�\u25a0 .--."\u25a0 \u25a0 s 7. Tion with the italian Bunko ring be Gan on May 26 and continued just two weeks. 77/,-?. a. -\u25a0 want7 further instruction the jury was locked up at 8 17 o clock last night and remained in the juryroom7 until 11 30, when the 12 men filed in to the courtroom and asked for 7 further instructions. Foreman George w. Pennington stated. That a question Arisen As to the right of the jury to convict on circumstantial evidence in the absence of direct Chi Jadence. A -/\u25a0 \u25a0 a judge Dunne repealed his instructions \u25a0to the effect that circumstantial evidence \ might serve As the basis for conviction Pennington raised a Point regarding the evidence. He called upon juror Cochrane As the one who had raised the Point. Wrangle then follows y Cochrane asked Ify the evidence showed that a warrant or a complaint had y been iss fed for Mike Gallo the Bunko Man ? or for a Man a resembling him and if such paper had been Given to Esola to serve. ? there followed a Wrangle Between the attorneys until judge 7dunne ordered a halt v and had the testimony in question read from the record showing that such a com plaint had been issued and Given to Esola. A the jurors were ? sen out again and five minutes later announced that they had reached a one ballot was necessary after the mooted Point was settled. They returned to the courtroom and handed the clerk the verdict finding the former detective guilty As charged in the indictment a remanded to sheriff following the. Polling of the jury at the request of the defendant s attorneys. Judge 7 Dunne remanded Esola into the custody of the sheriff and he was locked up for the night in the City prison. The court set 10 o clock tues Day morning As the time for pronouncing judgment. A Yyi this is Only the beginning of things announced District attorney Fickert after the jury had been Dis missed. .\u25a0 we have a few More surprises in store for the future and Are going right ahead with the other cases. As for the verdict it is eminently just and nothing More than was expected at i by or by ta., la it ,.- \u25a0 r times by the y\u25a0\u25a0. Say they will Appeal ? a a the attorneys for 7? declared that they would Appeal the Case but formal motion to this effect is not expected until after sentence is passed.-. -\u25a0\u25a0 their statement was by the defendant was convicted on a. -. -. -\u25a0 \u25a0. \u25a0-. Charge of grand larceny by evidence j that was entirely foreign to that of \u25a0-. \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0. \u25a0?\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0,\u25a0\u25a0 y \u25a0 \u25a0. The charge against him. We will take r ? -\u25a0-"" Steps to Appeal the Case and feel confident that the judgment of the lower court wills be reversed Blythe supreme \u25a0 " \u25a0esola refused to make a statement ,.\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 referring questioners to ? his attorneys. � ? .iffas.-\u25a0. The jurors. Passed out of the\u25a0 a ,. " to or courtroom f following their dismissal .\u25a0svsrs�.,-? Cochrane engaged in a Brief but heat.�?�?" \u25a0?"--. \u25a0\u25a0� � j-.55-- sin ? London for supplying the 1 unionist centers in Ulster with arms. \u25a0- .\u25a0? ? \u25a0?-?\u25a0\u25a0-y- ?.- by \u25a0.\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 .-.-\u25a0--.- Folsom convict sues to quiet title to property /c\u00a3jb 7." Aayrxy. Y -. A y. Former Ileal estate Mam s action % necessary before foreclosure v an be made special dispatch to the Call Sacramento june 6.?the unusual incident of a state prison convict suing to quiet title to property occurred am the Superior court today when j. H. Garlough sued William Mcnulty it Al. For valuable property in x Street. Gar Lough is a former real estate Man who is serving time in Folsom prison for embezzlement it is necessary to Clear the title before a $5,000 mortgage held by s. Iser can be foreclosed. Lumber firm to teach help to speak English Marlon nine. Normal graduate employed to conduct night school made up of 200 workers special dispatch to the Call Chico june 6.?the Weed lumber company has employed Marion nine a graduate with this year s class of the chief state Normal school to work in its factory at Weed and at night to teach 200 italian employees How to read and speak English. The company pays All the expenses of the night school Marion nine will preside. Taft visits Washington professor in capital to attend memorial comm lesson meeting Washington june 6.?William h. Taft Kent professor in Yale arrived tonight to pay ? his first visit to the National capital since he retired from the presidency. He is Here to attend a the Lincoln memorial commission of which he is a member. Few were on hand to Welcome or. Taft. He was met by a few friends including miss Mabel Boardman. His hostess and assistant Secretary of the Treasury Sherman Allen and several secret serv ice men. A "\u25a0 -. ?--.\u25a0? R. Clerk shoots two slays ticket agent and fatally Wanda his assistant. Pittsburg june of James ulc Naif ticket agent for the Pennsylvania rail Road at the Union station it was shot and killed at noon today and his chief clerk Ralph Paully was fatally shot by o. C. Sage a clerk who had failed to be promoted in recent staff changes in the ticket department. Usage escaped. Ai a " of i. Reporter convicts Man manufacturer in guilty of. Assault when = asked for interview a new York june 6.david Dows. A wealthy Iron maidu facture was convicted of assault today because when Alva Johnston a newspaper reporter made a Midnight Call at his. House to get an interview Dows and his Butler threw a Blanket Over the reporter s head acid dumped him in the Back Yard. J -.\u25a0 -. .-\u25a0-. \u25a0\u25a0. .--/---\u25a0 a \u25a0.ea., i. Sylvia guilty of planting a bomb in civic Center miss Pankhurst had Noth ing to do with the out rage but she s convicted anyhow s militant suffragettes and a Large and an exceedingly Black bomb occur ?. \u25a0pied the Center of the stage at the second annual mock trial of the How Aid men s club last night when Syl Frank w. Esola As he appeared just after his Star was taken from him. Music teacher confesses that he fired studio prof. Max Bachmann of san Jose bares arson Trail blazed from coast to coast -\u25a0? i. ._\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 v ?./.---- ?\u25a0\u25a0.- \u25a0 .\u25a0 .-\u25a0 .\u25a0 special dispatch to the Call �7vsan 7jose, june 6.? prof y Max Bachni Arin. Head. Of the Boston music studio of this City and prominent in the musical world As a teacher and orches tra Leader both on this coast and in the by -.-aa a a \u25a0yy, is East the local police have a dangerous firebug and a Man who has defrauded insurance companies out of thousands of dollars in All parts of the United states. Professor Bachmann has confessed to three jobs on this coast in which he set tire to buildings in order to collect the heavy insurance he had on what he i said was an .\u25a0 unusually Valu collection of musical instruments and the police believe they can Trace other crimes to him. ?. -. Bachmann was arrested Here today following an investigation into a fire which partially burned his studio at 321 tast Santa Clara Street May 10. He was away at the time directing a rehearsal of. An Amateur orchestra. He presented a claim $3,200 insurance and attempted by an inventory to show a loss of $4,939, $4,470 of which he said was in valuable violins7 and 1 cellos. Lie made a full confession to Day before 1chief cd Haley of the fire department county detective w. A. Dreischmeyer Yand City detective Ray Starbird. \u25a0 Bachmann confessed also to i having caused a fire july 23. 1910, in an Geles and having collected ? $2,104 in insurance for the loss of the same articles he said he had Losty Here. An other fire at Coronado where he was leading the orchestra july 4, i ill netted him $1,020. A third fire he con fessed to was one. In Atlantic City n. J. \u25a0bachmann has been Here six months and has a wife at present in Spokane fir rail commission orders Hunt into Telephone rates Pacific firm must show cause Why it should not be regulated through out the state the Pacific Telephone and Tele graph company within the jurisdiction of the state of California has been notified by the state Board of Railroad commissioners to appear before the commission june 27 an explain " Why rates and charges in the interchange of Telephone service in the state should not be . ? the commission issued an order yesterday that has direct bearing of a i the Telephone cases frequently brought to Public attention As to Long distance rates and local services in the towns of state. .\u25a0 it is planned ? principally to 7 Settle the Long distance situation that has Given a great Deal of trouble through 1 Lack of adjustment,"7said. Railroad commissioner Thelen. We had to bring this matter to an Issue to Stab ?\u25a0\u25a0 ,\u25a0.\u25a0.�\u25a0 a /m.iii.-- ?/\u25a0�. Y-\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0- \u25a0\u25a0- Lish the jurisdiction of the \u25a0 commission concerning Long distance charges and -.-? ,\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 " \u25a0 \u25a0? it \u25a0 y s -"\u25a0 \u25a0 -.-? of we took the affairs under advisement \u25a0\u25a0 ?.,---.,-. ?\u25a0 -\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0, "\u25a0 -. A. And by unanimous vote settled Jit. Y \u25a0-\u25a0\u25a0 a " 7. _ \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 "., \u25a0 \ ? it 1 the stand /of7 the commission was that we should investigate into rates. And charges by the Telephone company not Only in san Francisco but in All of California \u25a0 the commissioners carried out the idea outlined by or. Thelen and concurred in by All of the Board in Thea a.\u25a0jif,?\u25a0,y a or a. -\u25a0 \u25a0 a say \u25a0. ,.-. V. A following language. "?\u25a0 7 --\u25a0".-,. A is. 77- ?\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 or. A hereby ordered that the com Mission Institute on its own motion an r.= w7w� i a 7y- " y is investigation under the provisions of Section 6 of the Public utilities act an investigation into the rates and charge rules and regulations in connection with the interchange of the Telephone service of the Pacific states Telegraph and Telephone company within the state of California.", the Railroad commission will fall Back upon the Law that gives it Power to determine the rightful application of rates for Long distance service. Absconder pays Back $1,400,00 0 and saves Bank he eludes. All detectives and walks into court to ? restore Fortune he. R embezzled. /. ? \u25a0-, \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0/ .-\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0-.\u25a0?-\u25a0 r " a a. \u25a0 \u25a0"./i \u25a0, / special dispatch to the Call i Philadelphia. June Walter \u25a0 Shourds a trusted employee of the Mer chants 7/union-y Trust company who robbed that Bank 7of % $1,400,000 -. In securities and / $30,000 7in v Cash and who has been hunted by the police y the Pinkerton and the Burns detectives came into court Here today confessed \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0/ his crime and made restitution. \u25a0 7 \u25a0 Justice Hall then ordered the Bill of indictment submitted and a verdict of j not . The Case was dropped v As ia.- i it by. By because r the officials of the institution which was robbed said that if they could not drop the Case and get their stolen Bonds Back the Bank would go \u25a0fsy-t- set \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 ,\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 -\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0�\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 "\u25a0 \u25a0, \u25a0\u25a0 a 7. \u25a0- .\u25a0 -\u25a0? l\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 ,\u25a0. \u25a0 v.\u25a0 \u25a0/\u25a0\u25a0v a to the wall., ? Shourds gave Back All \u25a0he took and $5,000 in addition As a sop for the\u25a0\u25a0tt a ,.\u25a0-\u25a0-\u25a0\u25a0- ?\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0. .�--�.-.-.?_ \u25a0-. I.\u25a0-?\u25a0. \u25a0? \u25a0-.-.--.-. Injured feelings. Of. The Bank directors. \u25a0y \u25a0.t. George Burnham jr., one of the officials of the institution spent $20,000 in trying to. Apprehend Shourds. In september 1911. Shourds who was the superintendent of the vaults of the Bank disappeared. ? when the officials went to their offices that Day they ? \u25a0 \u25a0. Vr.-? a trn Kwa not open the j vaults. Shourds was not\u25a0hk� 4\u25a0\u25a0""" y \u25a0 Vyvy \u25a0to. \u25a0? -,-\ be found. Lie assent for. His \u25a0.a. A Jess wife sent Back word that he was not in the House. Experts were engaged to open the safes tand the Bank \u25a0 began the \u25a0 a. \u25a0. Day s business with Money from other institutions. An investigation showed that $30,000 in Cash was gone and a few Days later it was discovered that Bonds to the extent of $1,400,000, Al most All of them negotiable had been stolen. -\u25a0-?-, -.�\u25a0 ? ? a Chicago cools in a Rush a. \u25a0\u25a0-. \u25a0,-\u25a0, .\u25a0 \u25a0 /."/-. -j-. V. .\u25a0 \u25a0?.? i -\u25a0?\u25a0. \u25a0 -\u25a0 Mercury on season s hottest Day drops from 91. To 150 in hour Chicago june 6.?a sudden change in the direction of the a Lief sent the Mercury Down 40 degrees within an hour tonight. The Day had been the f / / Fyft &.ft/. \u25a0ft-/ is hottest Sof ? the year the thermometer ? \u25a0 of reaching 91 r degrees at 2 30 o clock p. M. There was a Strong South wind and several were overcome. The change came shortly after 10 o clock. Jury that i tried 8esola ?\u00a3\u2666s who sealed officer s Fate y the following jurors tried Frank w. Esola in 7 Thomas Tiik Kelsey retired merchant cos Anza Street. 7 cd. Davidson retired .1760 Eddy Street John i , 14057? Steiner ? Street. \u25a0 i. Barry former supervisory Hayes Street. J. Christe sex retired. 438 Haight Street. Nyx. Thomas b. Ross retired 70s Shotwell Street \u25a0? y Adams retired 1336 Hayes Street. 7? ?\u25a0 /?7e % b. Carr Blacksmith 329 Street. Jacob Rhine retired hard Ware dealer 741 first Avenue. Y j. Vox Stanex retired Saloon Man 553 Sanchez Street. George a. Peixi Notov. Iron manufacturer 1015 Shotwell Street.". ? . M. Cochran Lumberman. 200 Eureka on " Page 3. Column 4 .\u25a0 i Fatien Post temperate re yesterday. Lowest Vight to. For details of weather see rage i barometer of business \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0".\u25a0 \u25a0 ? a. \u25a0 \u25a0 ? \u25a0\u25a0 a\u25a0__ a.a\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 s \u25a0- in in vow san Francisco s Bank clearings ? ,.-. .\u25a0\u25a0 -\u25a0?-\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 yesterday were Mot than seven and . Dollar .-\u25a0 weather forecast cd if to Hoderath Southwest winds. Call s 6 o clock a. M. Edition contains the very latest City and general news of the night. Here is a Rock Ridge buy that makes you $1,000 right at the outset 5 i feet of gently sloping frontage on Broadway just � inside the i Gates of Hock Ridge 3 three blocks Frota streetcars v three 1minutes pc walk Sto j Oakland Antioch Sta Tion with direct communication service Toj san i ranch so ? magnificent Marine View that can never be Cut off building Bonus of $500/? brings the 3 Price Down to-$1,900, which la ? Sloop Leas than a similar ? lot \u25a0 could be bought for right across the Street. .\u25a0\u25a0 c \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0. ,\u25a0. \u25a0 \u25a0 ? \u25a0". \u25a0\u25a0�\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0?\u25a0\u25a0?� \u25a0-. Go out and look at this lot. Ask n Salesman to show it to you. Ask \u25a0 the prices of Ilota near by."7then buy\u25a0_ it and Moke $1,000," Alamance real estate co. 1432 Broadway Phona Oakland 328

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