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PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, - JUNE • 25, 1904.
VOLUME XCVI— NO. 25.
. WEST, , POINT, f, N, :Yf, : June ; 24. —
Colonel -Wright P.~ t Edgerton^ : professor
of mathematics '^ at .:¦¦ the " military /acad-"
way, died. here Jto-day.c -^
Well Known > Mathematician Dies.
Student Is Bitterly Disappointed.
BOSTON. Mass., June 24. — Bitterly
disappointed at the prospect of not re
ceiving "Magna Cum Laude" with her
college vdegree at Radcliffe, Helen
Keller withdrew to-day from the social
gaiety of the commencement "because
of the sorrow added to her burdens.
To* Confer With Youhglmsband.
SIMLA," India, June 24.— A telegram
has" been received here announcing that
the. second principal Lama had been in
structed, to : leave Lassa, " the f capital
of iTibet. to confer/with Colonel Young
husband,* the political agent at" the head
of the British mission.
MASONS ENTERTAIN
IN SANTA CRUZ FOREST
Lodges of San Jose and Vicinity Have
Gala Time at Sunset
Park.
SAN JOSE. June 24.— The Masonic
lodges of this city 'and vicinity ob
served St. John's day with a picnic at
Hunset Pr.rk in the Santa Cruz Moun
tains. About 1300 people made up the
excursion. Quite a number of lodge
members from San Francisco were
also, present. A musical and literary
programme, athletic sports, games,
Crilla and dancing were enjoyed.
. SAN DIEGO, June 24.— General An
drade, Mexican Consul at Los Angeles,
was married In. this city this morning
to Senorita Guadalupe.Galcich, a mem
ber of a prominent Spanish ; family.
Rev. Father Ubach performed the cere
mony. The bridal, party went to Coro
nado, whence they will take a -trip to
Enscnada. .
MEXICAN CONSUL AT
SAN DIEGO IS MARRIED
BOISE. Idaho, June 24.— The man
who held up and robbed the stage near
Silver City Wednesday morning was
captured about ten miles from Jordan
Valley. Or., on the Jordan Creek road,
by Tom Skinner and another man. The
robber gave his name as William Me-
Nally and said he was a stranger In
section and recently arrived from,*
Battle Mountain, Nev«
Robber of Silver City Stage Is
Causht and Proves to Be a >Ian
From Nevada.
LONE BANDIT CAPTURED
IN WILDS OF. OREGON
RIO JANEIRO, June 24.— Dispatches
have been received here announcing
that the Peruvian transport Amazonas
has been wrecked in the Amazon River
near the confluence of the Napo River.
The commander, Carlos .Blanco, and
twenty-two soldiers were drowned.
Wliile negotiations between Peru and
Brazil are progressing there are more
disturbances In the contested zone. In
dians have raided, the villages of Pom
bo, Alto and Marahon. About fifty in
habitants have been killed.
Special Dispatch to The Call
LONDON. June. 2i.-r-The arrival of
the American members of the Salva-,
'tio'n Army - at ; Euston station to-day
was heralded by the waving ' of the
Stars and Stripes from car windows,
and was the 'Occasion for considerable
enthusiasm and!cosmopolltani6m. The
•'American' Flying \ as- it has
been .christened,' and the' , picturesque
variety :of- costumes ''attracted? a; great
crowd; which'gave the visitors a hearty
'welcome.'-?* ''y'<' '*"'• * TrV '-i-. ¦.-'"¦'¦•¦¦ ¦
Waving of .the Stars and Stripes From
the Car i Windows * Occasions . • ¦
s . Considerable Enthusiasm.
AMERICAN- SALVATIONISTS '
ARE -¦ WELCOMED' IN - LONDON
Despite Progress of Nego
tiations Kaids of Indians
Keep on in Contested Zone
MANY SOLDIEKS PEKISH
TACOMA, Wash., June 24.— J. S*
Morris formed a sudden attachment
for a pet bear belonging to the Del
monico restaurant last night and now
languishes In Jail with a charge \ of
larceny against him. Morris is also
suffering from a bad bite, the bear not
taking any too kindly to nis company.
Morris passed the restaurant/and see
ing the bear concluded to take him.
The bear fought and the proprietor
caught them a block away. ,
Bruin Docs Not Take Kindly to the
Efforts to Take Him
Away.
TRIES TO STEAL BEAR;
IS BITTEN AND JAILED
PARIS. June 24. — There is consid
erable interest here over the news that
Clara Ward, who married the Prince
de Chimay and afterward eloped with
Iligo, a gypsy violinist, has now run
away with a canvasser in the service
of Thomas Cook & Sons, tourist agents
tn Paris. She made an agreement to
X>ay Rigo a* thousand fanes a month.
Makes »n Agreement to Pay Her Hus
band One Thousand Francs
Each Month.
PlilNCESS DE CHJMAY
ELOPES WITH CANVASSER
Transport Amazonas Wreck
ed in Brazilian vWaters and
Commander Loses His Life
MONTEVIDEO, June 24.— A- battle
has been fought between the Govern
ment force under Colonel Galarza' and
the revolutionists under Saravlai.There
were many losses on \ both sides. Each
side claims' a victory/ , While 'it is dif
ficult to know the truth It; appears that
the battle was .not "decisive' and will
not change the~ situation". '": The ' Argen
tine, Chilean; and Brazilian' govern
ments deny the rumor' that they are
about to Interfere • in \ Uruguay to re
establish order.. . » . ,> '
PORT AU PRINCE, June 21. — The
French Minister, M. de Prez, has re
ceived a letter, from the Haytian Gov
ernment apologizing for the action of
the palace guard In stoning the Min
ister while the latter was driving past
the palace . Wednesday. The Incident,
therefore, is regarded here as closed.
BERLIN, June 24. — The Foreign
Office treats the stoning of the German
Minister.at Port au Prince calmly and
is disposed to regard It as the work of
boys of the idle street populace. The
Government has not yet determined
what steps to take, but a Foreign Of
fice representative intimated that an
apology would be demanded and that
pressure will be brought to bear if
necessary by a demonstration of war
ships.
According to the Foreign Office the
German Minister was not hurt, while
the French) Minister was" struck by a
stone and slightly wounded.
PARIS, June 24. — The Government
has decided to send a warship to Port
au Prince to demand reparation for the
recent attack on_ the French Uinlster
by the palace guards. -
Special Dispatch to The Call.
LOS ARCOS, Sonora, Mexico, June
24.— Investigation by Americans Into
the murder of three American mining
men, whose bodies were found in a
water hole near this place, shows that
the crime was one of the most diabol
ical in the history of this section,
where crimes of violence are frequent.
Robbery was the motive, and there is
evidence of the organization of a gang
of Mexican bandits whose purpose is
to kill American mining men for the
double purpose of plundering their out
fits and to prevent their securing valu
able mines. As to this alleged conspir
acy little can be said at present, for the
American party, assisted by represent
atives of the Government, is conducting
an investigation, which is in secret.
Four men are under arrest charged
with the murders, and it is known they
were near the scene of the murders re
cently. One of the victims had been
shot in the back, , evidently while fish-'
ing. The face of another man was beat
en and mashed to a pulp by rocks. Fin
ger marks in his throat showed that he
had been choked. The third man's
hands had been tied and he had been
gagged. His head was torn by a glanc
ing bullet wound, but he had evidently
been killed by a knife thrust Just above
his heart. They had probably been tor
tured... the assassins hoping to learn
something of the money ; the party
might have had. The first of the three
men found .had evidently fought for his
life, as pieces of his torn shirt were
lying on the bank.
Esecial Dispatch to Tbe Call.
Scruggs is i>Dout 35 years of ajje.
He is a native of Virginia, ar.ci has
been preaching In Utah for several
years. He says the purpose of lis of
fer Is to induce infidels to stuJy thj
Bible and Christian teachings and to
bring them In closer relations with the
preachers. Nobcdy has accepted the
offer, but several have called to *Iiscus3
it with Scruggs.
SALT LAKE CITT. June 24.—Infi
dels have been given an opportunity
to earn one dollar an hcur by sitting
in church and listening to Rev. Thoma3
Henry Scruggs of the First Baptist
Church of Provo, Utah. Scruggs has
publicly offered to pay any infidel who
attends fcis Sunday services one do'.lar
per hour. The offer becomes effective
June 26. Those who desire to take ad
vantage of it must present themselves
to Scruggs, register, submit lo an ex
amination to prove they are non-be
lievers and set a time when they will
be in church.
Epecltl Dispatch to The Call.
PERU LOSES
MEN AND SHIP
Victims Killed in Most Cow
ardly Manner and Bodies
Afterward Cut and Torn
JOBBERY THE MOTIVE
in Uruguay.
Insult of Guards to
de Prez. Deplored
t»y Sayti.
PROVIDENCE, 11. L. June 24. — A
counterfeiting outfit, alleged to have
been the property of Marcus Crahan of
this citv, who is under arrest in St.
Louis charged with passing spurious
money, wes f-eized at a storage ware
house here to-day by a secret service
officer. The outfit Included $100 In dol
lar notes, a printing press similar to
those used by the Government, several
pieces of bond paper, 200 dollar notes
in an tm5nished condition and other
material for counterfeiting. The prop
erty was sent to St. Louis, where It
•will :>e used as evidence at the trial of
Crahan.
Secret Service Officers Say Plant Is
ProjKTty of Man Under Arrest
for Passing Bad Money.
COUNTERFEITING OUTFIT
IS FOUND IX A WAREHOUSE
One Dollar an Hour
Is Offered' by
Preacher.
Investigation Shows That
Murder of Three Americans
in Mexico Was Diabolical
MANY DIE
ON FIELD
OF BATTLE
FIENDS KILL
AND MUTILATE
APOLOGIZES
TO FRENCH
MINISTER
MINISTER
WOOLD BUY
AUDIENCE
AMERICAN 'CITIZEN AND HIS. SON-IN-LAW WHO HAVE BEEN RELEASED
BY BANDIT RAISSOULI. WHO HELD THEM CAPTIVES UNTIL LARGE ,
RANSOM WA» PAID TO HIM BT THE SUITAN OF MOROCCO.
PRESCOTT. Ariz., June 24.— Jeff Mul
lino, a miner, about 28 years old, was
ehot and instantly killed this evening
at the Iron King mining camp by Fred
HickJin, a miner. Mullino and two com
panions were riding on horseback along
the road in front of Hicklin's resi
dence, when the latter emerged from
hie house with a Winchester and fired
at Mullino. The bullet passed through
his heart, killing him Instantly.
As far as learned there has been no
trouble between the two men, but Mul
lino has been paying attention to Hick
lin's 6ister, which was objected to by
ether members of the family. Hicklin
after the shooting went into the house
and remained there until the arrival of
the Sheriff, when he surrendered.
WitlKMit Provocation by Brother
of His Sweetheart-
lounj Man Is Killed Apparently
SHOOTS MAX DEAD AND
WAITS FOK THE SHERIFF
The delay in turning over the prison
ers was apparently merely a mistake
as to the date set for their release.
Nothing unusual occurred during: the
exchange of the prisoners, who started
immediately for their homes. . , *¦'¦
Perdicaris suffered many hardships
while in the hands of Raissouli, al
though he eaid he did not think that
these were the fault of the bandit
chief, and that he had every comfort
possible under the circumstances.
Varley appeared to be as cheerful
and bright as if he had just returned
from a picnic.
Both Perdicaris and Varley are
much thinner, and especially the for
mer, who has aged considerably. ,
Perdicaris was received at his town
house by the authorities, the admirals
of the fleets and numerous personal
friends. His Moorish servants made a
great demonstration of joy, j kissing
their master's hands and clothes. '
Much credit is due. to the two
sheereffs of Wazan, Mulai All and
Mulai Hamet, who have devoted much
time in efforts to secure the success of
the negotiations. Mulai AH was in
communication with Raissouli con
stantly, thus insuring the safsty of the
captives, while Mulai- Hamet traveled
between Tangier and Benalros.*
Mulai Hamet. says that he 'arrived
at the camp of Zeelr.l, Governor of
Benl M'Sara tribe, at 3 o'clock on June
23, but that the captives did not arrive
until the morning of June 24. > :
TANGIER. June 25 (12:55
a. 1 m. ) . — Ion . Perdicaris and
Cromwell Varley, who were cap
tured by bandits, have just ar
rived.
Perdicaris is much fatigued
after his long ride, but said he is
glad to get back. He is greatly
pleased with the reception accord
ed him by the townsmen, who met
him in great numbers..
Former Prisoners
Nbw^Safe at^-"
¦ / ¦ » ¦• - . ¦ •---¦-
I an0*ipr
X CLllfL lvi •
GALVESTON. Tex., June 24.—Tele
graphic advices received here to-day
from Indian Territory are to the ef
fect that the followers of Chito Hargo,
better known as the "Snake" band of
Indians, have organized near Conway
to res.lst the allotment "'of land "iri"lfief
Chickasaw nation. Reports state that
these dissatisfied Indians have pur
chased Winchesters, also heavy sup
plies of ammunition. Large numbers
of the band have held a meeting In the
hills and have threatened to kill the
members of the Dawes Commission if
any attempt is made to force them to
take arbitrary allotments.
Three years ago Chito Hargo and his
band started an uprising in the Creek
Nation, which caused no end of trouble
to the Government. These Indians
have been considered peaceable except
when they are stirred up by the lead
ers upon some question which they
think involves their survival. Then
they go on the warpath and indulge
in rapid murder and destruction, as in
the old days of frontier settlement. Be
cause of this they have been carefully
watched.
Special IMf^atch to The Call.
Red Men Gather as in Days of Old and
Make Preparations to Begin Strug
gle for Their Rights.
Object to Arbitrary Allot
ment of Land by ..the
Commissioners.
"Young lady, twenty-three, college
education, possessing considerable
means, would like to correspond with
gentleman -matrimonially • 'Inclined.
g*nd full particulars in first letter.
TTiflers excused."
This advertisement founded bo allur
ing that hundreds of letters were sent
in. In reply the dupe was asked to
send VI and "register." He usually did
and then he heard no more of the
young woman.
WASHINGTON, June 24.— A war
egamst fraudulent matrimonial agents
has been declared by the Postofflce De
partment. Two of these concerns which
have been operating recently in several
large cities, including New York, Bos
tun and New Orleans, were to-day de
nied the use of the mails by issuance
of fraud orders. Fraud orders were ls
eued for several patent medicine con
cerns also, and all of the orders are
X>art of a systematic crusade which
was begun against certain classes of
swindlers by the department a few
weeks ago.
One of the matrimonial concerns ex
cluded is that of Frank D. MacKay of
Button, who with the assistance of a
young lady forger secured many thou
sands of dollars from young men look
ing for an easy berth.
2 MacKay inserted the following in a
r.rrr.ber of papers and reaped a har
vest:
Special Dispatch to The Call
"Chilo Horgo's" Band
Buys Ammunition
and Arms.
Orders Are Sent Out Concerning Many
Inteiprises of Shady Repute
in Various Cities.
Officials Will Pat an End
to Swindling by Use
ol the Mails.
INDIANS
PREPARING
TO FIGHT
Postoifice Depart
ment to Suppress
Frauds. '
MARRIAGE
BUREAU IS
NOW BARRED
JUME 22.
WJ}SHINGTON***Perdicaris alive orRais*
souli dead.
SECRETARY HAY'S ULTIMATUM TO SULTAN OF MOROCCO AMD RESULT
JUNE 24.
2fTS2A[GIER?**Ion Perdicarls and Cromwell
Varley have arrived here. •-
MOROCCO BANDIT RAISSOULI RECEIVES RANSOM
AND AT ONCE SURRENDERS PERDICARIS AND VARLEY
SAYS LOOMIS
IS ON WAY
TO AFRICA
Avers Diplomat Left
Paris With an
American.
PAUPER BED
IS BETTER
THAN GOLD
French Correspondent Claims
Secretary's Brother Is
Not Missing.
His Disappearance, However, Is Still
Taken Seriously in Official Circles
and by Steamship Authorities.
Indigent Becomes an
Heir but Lives at
•Poortiouse.
Patrick Maguire Keeps His
Sister Ignorant ol
His Poverty. -
Old Man Says Riches Will Noi
Tempt Him Away From His
Humble 'Horns.
LONDON. June 23.— The Morning
Leader's Paris correspondent says
that the mystery concerning Kent J.
Loomls, brother of the assistant Secre
tary of State, has been cleared up.
"Mr. Loomis," the dispatch says,
"appeared in Paris to-day (Friday) and
left this evening on his way to North
east Africa, accompanied by Mr. Col
lins, the son of a v well-known American
journalist."
AH the morning newspapers, with tha
exception of the Morning Leader, treat
the disappearance of Kent J. Loomls
as a serious affair. None of the special
dispatches from Paris confirm the dis
patch sent by the Morning Leader cor
respondent, saying that Loomls waa
seen in Paris yesterday and left last
night on his way to Abyssinia. So far
as London is concerned the disappear
ance of Loomis continues to be shoud
ed In the deepest mystery. The Lon
don manager of the North German
Lloyd line is quoted as saying that the
matter has become a serious one, as
every effort to find Loomis has failed.
Loomls was proceeding to Abyssinia
to deliver to Emperor Menelik the re
cently * signed cdmmerclal- treaty be
tween the United States and Abyssinia.*
It has now been arranged with Wil
liam H. Ellis, who accompanied
Loomls from New York, to proceed to
Abyssinia with the treaty, which was
in the baggage of Loomls and was
brought here from Cherbourg.
Ellis left Paris for Marseilles to-day,
where he will take the steamer Oxus
to-morrow for Jibutll, whence he will
proceed inland to the capital of Abys
sinia. He will be gone about four
months.
Ellis positively declines to state
whether he had the commercial treaty
between the United States and Abys
sinia, but It has been learned from a
reliable source that the treaty la in
his possession.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
SAN RAFAEL, June 24.— Patrick Ma
guire, an inmate of the public alms
house in Marin County, learned yes
terday that he is a rich man. By the
regular legal course his claim to an in
terest in a $100,000 estate was estab
lished. The friends of theold man were
overjoyed at the good news, and they
hastened to his humble cot in the In
firmary. But there was no smile on Ma.
guire's face.
"Let me stay here," he replied. "1
long ago knew that some day a part of
my sister's wealth would be mine, but
I did not ask for it. She did not know
I was in this place, and I kept her ig
norant of my whereabouts. My days
are numbered and I do not need the
money. I want to stay here, which is
home to me. To go elsewhere would be
to enter an uneasy life."
- And so Patrick Maguire refuses to
desert the life of an Indigent to go even
to a hospital, where he would receive
every attention that money can supply.
A little more than a year ago Mrs.
Hugh McDermott.of San Mateo died,
leaving a large estate. She left no will,
and- there apparently being no direct
heirs, relatives have since been contest
ing.over a division of the realty.
V Maguire knew that by merely estab
lishing 'his identity he would be en
titled to , a major portion of the estate,
but he* kept his secret until recently,
when t . he. explained all to the Rev.
Father Byrnes. The priest wrote to the
executors explaining the circumstances.
The rest was a matter of detail. Ma
guire will receive his part of the estate.
Perhaps he may never enjoy the bene
fits of his fortune, for he is now almost
70 years* ~old and paralysis holds him
prostrate.
Maguire is a pioneer of the State. He
came to Marin County forty-two years
ago and accumulated a fortune, but it
dwindled away by reverses, and for
more than a year he has been a pauper.
-
- TBS THEATSSS.
Alcazar- — "Lover** Laae."
California. — "A Frisco of liara."
Central — 'OUfhts o' London."
Columbia — "The Frond Prince."
Chntes — Vaudeville.
Fischer's — "The Mormcm«.™
Grand — "Da Barry."
Orphema— "Vaudeville.
Tivoli — "Botoin Hood."
Matinees at All Theater* To-Day.
Forecast madt %t San Fran
cisco for thirty hours ending 1
mldalsrht, June 25:
San rranciEco and vicinity —
rair Saturday; fresh northwest
wind. O. B. WH.LSON.
Local rcrecatter.
Temporarily in Charge.
The San Francisco Call.

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