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SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1903.
VOLUME XCIV— NO. 108.
NEW YORK, SepL. 15.— The: Broad way
National Bank building at ' 237 Broad
way, corner of Park place,' was ruined by
iir« «xrly this morning.
Broadway Bank Building Burned.
BERLIN,, Sept. 15.— Miss" Morgan, man
ager of the American Women's Club, died
here last night.- She had been for many
years active in charity work t in 'Berlin
and a large contributor to other work.
Women's Club Manager Dies.
CALL BUREAU. 1406 G STREET, N.
W., WASHINGTON, Sept. 15.— Secretary
of the Treasury Shaw has definitely de
cided to withdraw the Government! de
posits from all banks reducing their cir
culation to take advantage of the high
price of United States bonds where such
banks are already designated as United
States depositories. Furthermore, he will
refuse to grant .applications from . new
banks desiring to become Government de
positories unless they agree to maintain
their circulation at the present figures.
This, the Secretary hopes, will put an
end to the perplexing situation brought
about by the clamor of many banks for
increased- deposits, while at the same
time they are doing their. best to reduce
the volume of currency available for; busi
ness by retiring circulating notes based
on United States bonds.
While the treasury 'officials, as well as
oflicers of : national banks,, believe that
such "an anomalous situation/ is due more
to the .'system than to the action of the
banks, themselves, -Secretary Shaw be
lieves It is tlmato put an end to it, if
possible, and will make use of his discre
tionary . power in _namlng depositories to
show his : disapproval of retiring circula
tion for the purposes of bond speculation.
: Although no official ~ announcements
iiave been or will? be made on this inten
tion of Secretary Shaw, it can be said on
the highest authority that the action will
h«' taken/- :.;'¦ ,
Special Dispatch to The Call.
The doctors, then decided to give the
child an electrical spray bath. This was
done with a static machine, and when it
was completed the youngster was to all
intents as healthy as any other child less
than two hours old. Since then it has
continued to thrive.
ESSEX, Ont., Sept. 15.— Drs. James Brlen
and W. C. Doyle, physicians in this town,
were called last week to attend Mrs.
Frank Wagner. A child was born to her
of unusual size and giving no signs of life.
The physicians worked more than an hour
in a vain attempt to bring to life tho
child with hot and cold water baths, in
flating the lungs with a tube, artificial
respiration and every other means known,
and they finally decided to use electricity.
The house where the baby wjfe born is
three blocks from the physicians' office.
The doctors wrapped the child in a blank
et and carried it to the ofHce, where no
time waa lost in alternately applying a
Faradic current and a galvanic current
The negative pole was placed at the base
of the brain and the positive pole to the
abdomen. The physicians administered a
current of 120 milliamperes to the body.
Fifteen minutes after they had com
menced the treatment the child gave a
short gasp. This encouraged the physi
cians, who Increased the power of the
electrical current to 200' milliamperes, the
positive pole being changed to the base
of the brain and the negative pole to the
abdomen. Every moment the little one
showed increasing signs of life, and
within, ten minutes it was breathing nat
Special Dispatch to The Call.
"I think the public is so deeply inter
ested in Sir Thomas and his welfare that
all there is to know should be given out."
said Alexander H. Revell. "It is true that
there are serious Indications of inflam
mation, and we are all pretty much wor
ried. Everything Is being- done, and an
other consultation will be held in the
morning. In the meantime Drs. Thomas
and Webster and myself will be in con
stant attendance on Sir Thomas."-
During the day Dr. Homer M. Thomas
had been In attendance on the distin
guished patient. In the evening the Baro
net's condition became suddenly worse,
and it was decided to call eminent spe
cialists into consultation.
For more than an hour Drs. Senn, Web
ster and Thomas were engaged In their
examination, concluding with a diagnosis
that unmistakable symptoms of inflam
mation of the stomach and bowels were
in evidence. Up to that time his ailment
had been diagnosed as acute Indigestion.
When the physicians emerged from the
sick room they declined to discuss Sir
Thomas' condition further than to make
the briefest statement. Neither would
they say whether they thought his chance
lor recovery was good.
CHICAGO, Sept. 15.— Sir Thomas Llpton
arrived in Chicago to-day too 111 to meet
any of the engagements arranged for him,
and was pronounced late to-night to be
suffering from inflammation of the stom
ach and bowels. His condition Is serious.
At 10 o'clock his secretary, John West
Wood, hurried from Sir Thomas' suite on
the parlor floor of the Auditorium Annex
and summoned Drs. Nicholas Senn and
George W. "Webster by telephone.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
BANKS TO BE
Tiny Patient Pro
Special Dispatch to The Call.
SANTA CRUZ, Sept. 15.— In the tangled
kelp that brushes the shingle below the
trown bluffs on the ocean drive, or per
haps fathoms deep In the cold embrace
of the "mother and lover of men— the
sea," the body of Miss Hertha Page of
San Jose is believed to rest to-night.
The young society belle's black velvet
jacket, her hat and her tan gloves were
found to-day in a coign of the cliffs not
very far from the point where the electric
railroad has Its terminus. She was seen
near the spot yesterday gazing wistfully
over the illimitable expanse of ocean, and
It is conjectured, with abundant reason,
That she destroyed her life by leaping
into the surf below.
Although she had been here for more
than a day and a night, Jt is not recorded
that she stayed at a hotel or lodging
house. She had not even been seen about
town, and it is probable that when she
left the train the wandered out on the
cliff drive nnd in <be midst of the fire of
flowers and glowing grass sorrowed over
the misery of her young life and nerved
herself to the desperate business of self
FINDING OF A JACKET.
The ciothing was found shortly before
21 o'clock this morning by L. D. Rlther
ma:i of Denver. Sheriff Langford and M.
EL Page, the young woman's brother,
who had been in comunication with Chief
of Police Clark and Sheriff Trafton. had
inad» a thorough search of the hotejs and
boardlr.g-houses, but without success.
They ascertained, however, that the wom
an had arrived on the narrow gauge train
Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.
Early this morning the brother arose
ft&d at 6 o'clock went to the Catholic
church and to other churches, as once
l><-fore in San Jose Mi.-s Page had been
found lying on the steps of a church.
Nothing was seen of her by the brother.
end he then went to Capitola to search
the coast line for four miles, while Sher
iff I^angford of San Jose and Sheriff
Trafton went up the coast to hunt be
tween Moorrs Beach, four miles from this
dry, and the beach here.
When the Sheriffs were near the mu
ffum on * h « cliffs Ritherman approached
with the woman's wearing npparel. He
tvas a visitor In the city. He had gone
to the end of the electric car line on a
Fiphtsc-cing tour and was walking along
the drive when he found a jacket lined
with pink silk. Upon it were a couple
f)f dahlias. He al?o picked up the tan
Kloves and the v.Hte hat edged with
white lace and trimmed with blue forget
me-nots. This is e hat which was worn
by the young lady when she left San
Jose end which was Immediately recog
nized as hers by Sheriff Laneford.
BOCK OF A CHUECH.
The place where the articles were found
is within a few hundred feet of the end
of the electric car line, near Garfleld
Park and close to the cliff museum. They
were on a email shelf of earth Just above
a cliff that overlaps the surging waters
f)f the ocean. This particular cliff is
known as Christian Endeavor Rock and
on It is carved a large cross. The rock
was dedicated and named by the En
doavorers of the Christian church of Call
fornia, and yearly when their conven
tion Is held at Garfield Park a sunrise
prayer meetins Is held there.
Apparently It was from that rock that
the girl leaped to end her life. The wa
ter at that point Is the roughest along
the coast and there Is a perilous under
tow. The high waves come together In
three directions. The cliffs are honey
combed and the waves reach under the
:oad for a couple of hundred feet, mak
kig several natural arches. There is a
possibility that the body might wash up
i:: one of these caves. Near this point
is & monster bed of seaweed and kelp
and there is a strong possibility that the
human form Is entangled In the meshes
ui the sea. flora.
VIGIL AT THE SEA.
It is thought that Miss Page ended her
life early this morning. Yesterday after :
i:oon Mrs. J. A. Moore, wife of the pro
prietor of the cliff museum, saw the lady
lcr three hours at the point where the
v. < aring apparel was found. Mrs. Moore
did not think It strange, as from this
!>!ace one of the finest views along the
coast can be obtained of the waves as
they dash their spray against the cliff,
and It Is no unusual thing for people to
remain and watch by the hour. Mrs.
Moore says she saw the young woman
the last time about 5 o'clock on a bridge
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TO A BABE
Sheriffs and Friends Search
the Shore Along the
Officers Believe Young
Woman Ended Her
Miss Page's Jacket
Found at Santa
MAY REST IN
T^EPUTY UNITED STATES MARSHAL GAMBLE has made a confession to United States District Attorney Woodwork his connection with the Chi
13 nesc substitution case. He implicates two Chinamen in the conspiracy. The Chinese prisoners were schooled in the County fail by white men. The substitution
• of the old and decrepit Chinese was made in the Appraiser's building. to Gamble the : prisoners were marched from the County Jail to Jackson and
Sansome streets, where they were turned loose. Hackdriver Martin's story is denied by Gamble. (
DEPUTY MARSHAL GAMBLE CONFESSES TO PART IN CONSPIRACY
FOR THE SUBSTITUTION OF CHINESE ORDERED TO BE DEPORTED
Awaits Action on
Appeal to the
Preparations for the In
evitable Conflict 60
First Three Divisions of-
Army Are Summoned
to the Colors.
SOFIA, Sept. 15.— -The revolution
ary headquarters has received news o!
a terrible situation at Losongrad. The
entire district is filled with Turkish
and Albanian troops and Bashi-Ba
zouks. Twelve villages have been
burned and more than 100 families
been massacred. Many of the women
and girls captured have been sent to
various harems. About 400 widows
and orphans have arrived at the fron
tier village of Tekendge from Lossn
grad. A '.elcgram from Burdas says
the authorities of the town of Losen
grad have ordered the Bulgarian fam
ilies to be removed from the Creek
districts. The decree causes great
fear among the Bulgarians. All of the
Bulgarian prisoners in the town jail
at Losengrad have been lulled by
Mussulman prisoners, aided by the
BERLIN, Sept. 15. — A dispatch to
the Tageblatt from Constantinople re
ports that the Russian monastery in
Jerusalem has been sacked by a Mo
hammedan mob and that all of the
monks there were murdered.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Sept. 15.—
The Russian and Austrian embassies
have made most serious representa
tions to the Porte regarding the ex
cesses of the Turkish troops, espe
cially the Albanians, in the Vilayets
of Monastir and Adrianople.
FEDERAL OFFICIALS WHO ARE CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATION
INTO THE CHINESE SUBSTITUTION SCANDAL, DEPUTY UNITED
STATES MARSHAL. WHO HAS CONFESSED AND TWO SUSPECTS.
Tells How the Mongolian Prisoners Were
Turned Loose and Implicates Others.
SOFIA, Bulgaria, Sept. 13.— No Im
portant step Is likely to be taken
at the present critical juncture.
pending the return to the capital ot
Prince Ferdinand and a reply from tha
powers or some intimation from them In
response to Bulgaria's note.
The air here is filled with rumors ot
mobilization. It is alleged that the first
three divisions of the army, having their
centers at' Sofia, Phlllipopolls and Silvnac.
have been called out. In official quarters,
however, it is declared that the only step
actualy decided upon is the summoning to
the colors of the first three divisions,
which retired from the army during th»
last three years. This will give a force
of 10.0CO men. who will be chiefly employed
in strengthening the troop3 along tha
It Is expected that a week will suffice
to enable the Ministry to Judge of the ex
tent to which the final appeal to the pow
ers is likely to prove successful. Doubts
are expressed in diplomatic circles
whether the Bulgarian note will bring
any decisive results, but there is every
disposition to recognize the sincerity of
the Ministry's attitude and its complete
justification for Issuing such a document.
In view of the Immense forces that Tur
key is gathering in threateningly closa
proximity to the Bulgarian frontier.
It is stated that the Porte has pro
tested to Austria against Austrian" and
Hungarian firms being allowed to supply
cartridges to the Bulgarian Government
at the present time.
It is announced that a detachment of
Turkish troops which went to the Greek
monastery of Barshianl, near Monastlr. to
seek a number of revolutionaries sup
posed to be in hiding in the building, find
ing no one there, set fire to the monas
tery and killed the servants and women.
At Konks Klglavl, near Rosengrad, a
body of Turkish Infantry and cavalry,
accompanied by a mountain battery,
fought a three "hours' engagement with
Insurgents. The Turks had thirty killed
and many wounded.
THIRTY TURKS ARE SLAIN.
Insurgents. Suffer No Loss in Bar-
SALONICA. European Turkey. Sept. 13.
A band of 120 insurgents at Barorttza
killed thirty Turks in a recent engage
ment and retired to the mountains with
out sustaining any losses. Fifty Turks,
who were wounded in the fight at Witchu
on September 13. have arrived here. a
band organized by Greek notables near
Drama is trying to destroy the village of
A general Insurrection in the vilayet
of Salonica. east of the Var.la River. 19
announced to have begun yesterday. The
region is divided into eight districts, each
from Dasher the six Chinese who were
under sentence of • deportation. They had
been thoroughly coached by somebody In
the jail and were thus aware of the des
perate plan to hoodwink the' United
States officials and circumvent them In
their efforts to send them back to China.
Dasher, without any attempt at investi
gation, readily turned over the prisoners
SIGNALED TO DISAPPEAR.
The Chinese prisoners had been pre
viously schooled as to what they should
do after they left the County Jail. Ac
cording to Gamble he was to throw up
his hands after reaching a certain place,
which was the signal to them to disap
After they were turned over to Gamble
by Dasher, the six Chinese walked down,
Broadway, escorted by the Deputy Mar
shal. On reaching Jackson and Sansome
streets, Gamble, evidently satisfied that
his. plans had not miscarried, suddenly
threw up his hands. The signal was seen
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/N the hope of escaping with a light
sentence, or possibly a small .fine.
Deputy United States Marshal
Gamble, who is charged with
crookedness in connection with
the wholesale liberation of Chi
nese under sentence of deportation, has
made - a - complete confession to United
States District Attorney Woodworth.
Gamble, who was arrested Monday morn
ing, but- subsequently released on $2000
bail, declares in his confession .that Horn
Toon and Wong Tin, who are well known
in the Chinese quarter, Conspired with
him to. engage In the traffic of substitut
ing old and decrepit Chinamen for tho3©
who were" ordered transported. "The
amount !to, be paid for defeating the.pur
poses of the exclusion act was J120 for
each Chinaman who was thus favored.
DASHER IN A BAD LIGHT.
Deputy Sheriff William Dasher is placed
in an unenviable light through .Gamble's
confession. The disgraced Deputy United
'states^ Marshal in his statement to Dis
trict Attorney Wood worth declared that
; he .went to the. County Jail*and received
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