'The System' as Uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution by Franklin Hichborn

'The System' as Uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution

byFranklin Hichborn

Kobo ebook | July 19, 2013

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I. The Union Labor Party Movement
II. The Ruef Board of Supervisors
III. The San Francisco Ruef Ruled
IV. San Francisco After the Fire of 1906
V. Graft Prosecution Opens
VI. Ruef’s Fight to Take the District Attorney’s Office
VII. Oliver Grand Jury Impaneled
VIII. Ruef Loses Fight for District Attorney’s Office
IX. Ruef and Schmitz Indicted
X. Fight to Evade Trial
XI. Ruef a Fugitive
XII. The Trapping of the Supervisors
XIII. Confessions of the Bribe-taking Supervisors
XIV. The Source of the Bribe Money
XV. Ruef Pleads Guilty to Extortion
XVI. Schmitz Convicted of Extortion
XVII. Schmitz Ousted from Office
XVIII. The Real Fight Begins
XIX. The Glass Trials and Conviction
XX. The Ford Trials and Acquittals
XXI. The San Francisco Election of 1907
XXII. Higher Courts Free Schmitz and Ruef
XXIII. The Defense Becomes Arrogant
XXIV. Jury Fixing Uncovered
XXV. The Shooting of Heney
XXVI. The Calhoun Trial
XXVII. The San Francisco Election of 1909
XXVIII. Dismissal of the Graft Cases
XXIX. Ruef’s Last Refuge Fails
XXX. Conclusion

Judge Lawlor’s Ruling in Motion to Dismiss Graft Cases
How the Supervisors Were Bribed
Gallagher’s Order Removing Langdon from Office of District Attorney
The Ruef “Immunity Contract”
“Immunity Contract” Given Supervisors
District Attorney Langdon’s Plan for Reorganizing the Municipal Government
Roosevelt’s Letter to Spreckels on the Graft Situation
Governor Johnson’s Statement Regarding Ruef’s Imprisonment
Schmitz’s Attempt to Control San Francisco’s Relief Funds
Receipts and Disbursements of the Graft Prosecution

Title:'The System' as Uncovered by the San Francisco Graft ProsecutionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 19, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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