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VOLUME CXI I— -NO. 1-">4;
MANY CHEER
WILSON 63
MINUTES
( adi ,-c Garden, Nev
.-.rk. Pt.ked Vith Bnthu
c,as ie * -thering
CWEN INSPIRE CROWB
TO REN'iWED SHOLTIM
Canaidate Urges People to Ele(
Government United in
All Branches
SPEECH ED B\
NOISY PcMONSTRATIO
N EW , ■. crncr
Woodrr Wlleo -peakteg to
-1 night " nco that
* filled Madison
grard< c preatest
, for the presi
f ng- the hail at 9 o'clock,
jpeakus before an enthusiastic
f n<-e in 1 • the don>ocratic
i'date for an hour and three
minutes , iT the t g <"'■ the speaßer's
nailing for the demonstration
"N« m l'p moved by
a <len% ons trat >n s "■ "•■ have wit-
Id, with o\cr;>
, of cirf fee'ins. as he finally
;<i, "yet I am the
jnore boc*.use I realize, it M a
clemot^straf on ir a ause. and not for
W omejn Inspire Cheering
>tart^, jg: \l< tic first shoufs from
doij»rwa . 'vi Governor Wilson
I ile from the Bronx
ng i -qua re garden
, .-,-•;'■< 3 . tmost efforts to,
• .' err.or's motion for. 1
|1 I
g -remeti
'I their way to the front of
st,<nrl anj inspired the
i-fiw-d with fresh efforts.
spoke ex tempo-
He had spoken but a few
tee and was declaring that tl»%
" "wherever it could
re the regular republican organi
i-: pas regular and wherever it
i 0 not was irregular," when a man
ittrd tly beneath 'he speakers' stand
pHO\. :ed.
•ijivfnor, Talk about the Baltimore
r<la"l >m.. '
\N ilson Advocates Freedom
I t*f "Put him out! ' <u:ne from all
r»arn of the hall, and three policemen
■ xrab icd the disturber and rushed him
to a faoarway. Governor "Wilson leaned
rail and called to the police,
anybody out," but the man

Ft Is inconvenient to have mure
man speak at fi time, but this
ry, , ' added Governor Wll
-1 - hi and her throe daughter.*,
speakers' platform,
1 if? j>r»l <ently preatly moved hy the
tH for the governor, and
■ :h him as lie tried j
J of Satisfaction
feeling
T know that
1h " P^P' l
st vital < hoices of
Fron one ocean to the
''%' ' becoming aware that in I
ommon people !
ie into their own.
p reports coming
"'•i •»'! j art* <«f the country that the
•■me from the
J "fra Ther<- r 've it must be made
I of ' • jbii-ans who are dis-
I • r(-ruiar 'organization
-
<]o is to realize
'prises of life are
II ; cs; that a mt ■■
&*•:i'\ vc ' un? f a " . i-t'srract political j
frmta of J«s- j
WLiq otee at the
Wm. kX l % y °* " VTiiIU th ' d t t Program,
f gon , r _ t Tues .
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THE CALL
Hundred Years
Old Tuesday, to
Vote for Wilson
[Special Dispatch to The Call] a<
XFW YORK, Oct. 31.- Never j
having voted for any candidate i
, >ther than nominated by
democratic parly. Peter
we. probably the oldest dem
"aT living in this part of the
country, will vote Cor Woodrow
\Yil>on on his hundredth birth
day Tuesday. Despite his 100
. years, the centenarian retain* all
his faculties and takes great
!; pleasure in relating how he
<; voted for Andrew Jackson. His
]! children's grandchildren and
1 great-grandchildren are assem
! bling in the old Rowe horae
;i stead in Jersey City to a-sist in
> the celebration of the aged
j man's birthday.
Late for School,
Small Boy Steals
A Horse and Wagon
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
CHICAGO, Oct. 31.—Afraid that he
would be late to school, S year old
Michael Carbone climbed into a wagon
belonging? to a transfer company in
front of the company's place cf busi
ness today and. whipping up the horse.
started off to school. A son of the
owner of the horse saw his wagon
being driven off and notified the po-
Hee, who arrested the juvenile horse
thief, lie was released after te'ling
his story to a desk sergeant.
i THEATER MAN AN HEIR
TO $185,000,000 ESTATE
I Germany, Austria and Holland,
to Be Sued
I [Special Diipalch to The Call]
CHICO, Oct. 31.— H. K. Smith,
manager in a local theater, is one of
570 direct heirs to an estate in Ger
many reputed to be worth Slsri > o<>o.o&o.
Germany and the Netherlands have
ijeen fighting for years over the estate
ul Wert;- s th e so
-■jeJdJrT.. iv. Smith. O7i» j i \v. ft
famiiy, vhose representatives have]
gone to Germany to open a legal battle
against Germany, Austria and Holland
to recover possession of the fortune j
that reposes in the state bank in Vi
enna. Wertz was a German field mar
shal of the seventeenth century and
his estate has caused at one war
all many minor i on ftk-t p. A sroup of
American lawyers will ftght the case
for the Wert* heirs.
«.
$2,000,000 EDDY ESTATE
FOR SCIENCE CHURCH
Appraisers Report to Court on
Value of Property
[spccio/ Dispatch to The Call]
BOSTON, Oct. ?,]. -Mrs. Mary Baker
Eddy, founder of the Christian Science
church, had Iα Massachusetts at the
time of I'er death |81 , ,843.7.". in personal
! property and real estate valued at
j $155,000, according to the report of the
I appraisers.
All the personal property goes to the
Christian Science ehurcn under the de
cision of the Fupreme court of New
Hampshire, which sustained the will of
Mr». Eddy. The entire amount which
the New Hampshire administrator will
turn over to the church is t-. 000,000.
The Massachusetts supreme court,
which has Jurisdiction only over $155,-
--000 of real estate in the state, ruled
that the property may l>e administered
:*s a charitable trust by the trustees
appointed by the court.
WOMAN TO TESTIFY AT
TRIAL FOR SON> DEATH,
_____
Mrs. Lindloff Suffers Day of
Reverses
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
CHICAGO, Oct. 51.—Mr* LoutM Un<l
'off. on trial for Causing the of
her son by means of arsenic, suffered a
day of reverses as the testimony in i
her behalf was begim. Judpe Windes i
first refused to qua Indictment
Next he declined to tain the ease from
the jury. Next he refused t0 instruct
for a verdict of not guilty. i^ st and
worst of all. he ruled to admit all of
the testimony concerning other mys
terious deaths with which the a<
seeress is alleged to have been oon- '
nected. Mrs. Lindloff is to take the I
witness .stand in her own behalf to- !
morrow.
ARTIST MAY BE BRIDE OF
MILLIONAIRE TURFMAN
Rumor of Marriage of Edward
Thomas and Cli/abeth Hnley
[Special Dispatch lo The Call]
NEW YORK, Oct. ,'n.—Miss Elizabeth
R Finley. artist daugliter of Mr*. I
Henry If. liniey, according to rumor
already the bricie of
: f;. Thomas, the former mil*
; .. of will
i . fv,-
J Thou. ' '' "Mr j
■•f ,;e ' ,• , «■ I
Finl. "■■' M,s «|
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SAN FRANCISCO. FKIBAY, NOVEMBER 1, 3912.
OBSEQUIES FOR
SHERMAN SET
FOR SATURDAY
Body of Vice President to Lie in
State Today in County
Building
President Taft, Cabinet and
Diplomats to Attend the
Funeral
UTI-A, N. V., Oct. r.-Arrange
ments for the funeral of Vice
lenient Jatnes S. Sherman
practically were completed to
day. The service* will *» heW
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, in
the Firat Presbyterian church, and will
attended by President Taft and
, -mbera 61 his cabinet, senators and
representative, foreign diplomats and
government dfttcials,
Tt was at fi'?t announced 'hat the
obsoauies wouUl be held in Christ
church, of wWch Mr. SherainO was a
member, but as this edifice seats only
about 700 person? the plans were
changed when Rev. Ralph W. Bro
kaw offered the use of the Presby
terian church, which b*« a seating ca
pacity of more than S.^'" lo -
Rev. Louis H. JloMen. Sherman's
pastor, will conduct the funeral serv
ice, assisted by Uev. M. W. Stryk* r .
professor of Hamilton college, and
Rev. Br. Brokaw, pa«fcr of the Pres
byterian church.
Private Service for Family
An hour before the churrh ?ervicf)« [
there will be a private service for;
members of the family at the Sherman
resi<len< c
Tie body of the vi.p president till
■ lie in Plate from 3 | p. m. to
J roorrow in tlte rotunefe of the county
J btiildinsr. With an eelo/t of cltiz«n3,
I of th« Chamber of
; Commerce'" and other" organizations
with v erman was identified the
body n :i bo taken from the Sherman
home tomorrow afternoon and conveyed
to the coiinlv building-.
Tin itia. will fur
* bn,f
-->
turned t<> the Sherman home.
Business to Be Suspended
The county building and many other
buildings here have been draped In
emblems of mourning , and flags. Busi
ness practically will be suspended dur
ing the-funeral services.
At the close of Di" funeral services
! the body will ho taken to Forest Tlili
cemetery, where it will be placed in
the Babcock mausoleum, which was
completed but r cently, and where Mrs.
Sherman's mother rests.
Flowers In profusion are in the room
j where the body lie*, and there has been
lan almost uninterrupted procession of
j messengers to the house during the
day, bearing messages of sympathy to
the bereaved household from every
j quarter of the country and from abroad.
! Employes for Bearers
Mrs. Sherman is bearing her loss
j with fortitude. Before he died, Sher
man !jad intrusted to his wife a list of
those lie wished to act as honorary
pall bearers at his funergl. Who they
are has not been announced. The active
j bearers will be selected f-om the em
ploy*! of the T'tica Trust and Deposit
company, of whicta Shermai was presi
dent.
Political activity here ceased with
the death of the ric* president. Meet
ings which had been schedUed have
beep abandoned by all partie*
Talk About Successor \
new YORK oct. ."l.—Tiie Lelectian
of a successor to Vice President Sher
man as the republican candidate to go
before the ele toral college in January
wan the subjef of informal dis Mission
today among members of the repub
lican nations! committee now In \*ew
York. Governor Robert s. Efadl*} of
Missouri has been advanced as the
choice of several members of the com
mittee, but no effort has been made
a.< yet to settle on a candidate.
The fact that <'hairman J [files has
delayed the meeting of the national
committee until November 12 will, it is
believed, prevent any general agree
ment upon the vice presidential candi
date until the results of the election
are known.
Should President Taft and the re
publican electors' be successful, or
louhi t c election be thrown into
date to secure a i U «jority, it is be
tiie pressure would become
'iiKe, upon the national committee
tame Gorerwor Hadley. Senator
; . Beeator Ctymmte* or some other
«B Who has been prominently identi
fled m the progressive movement, but
who did not join the new progressive
party.
Taft Uoes to Utica
WASHINGTON. Got. .",l_ Prcsilient
laft «■ ranged to leave tomorrow after
noon at «;3« octeck for Utica to at
te«d th« f,n,,a, of vice fre.ident
Sherman Saturday, u e till he accom
paefed by hii military Hid> Miljor
is ' Aecordta* to the present
plane, the president Will not return to
Washington again until after the. elec
tion. He expects to go from Utica to
Xew.York and after spending Sunday
•r« depart for Cincinnati to vole on
P • i isju day. —.«*_J
p ■
Rout of Turks May End War
Army of Islam Is Badly Shattered
. ; ♦
Bo\f Scouts of Bulgaria being drilled by an army officer. The military) spirit is strong in the nation and is de
veloped from childhood as shown in the illustration.
i I
f MAP SH( ' IHZ RELATIVE-POSITIONS OF THjTIIJRMSH AND ALLIED ARMIES.7
TKe nuan u*iiy t>l the J urifs, after us defeat yesterday by ike fell hack wd established its line
betr&een Tt horla and Sarai, its front extending about 25 miles, not far distant from Constantinople. The Bul
garians hnv: Adrianopie at their mercy and its surrender is only a question of a fev> days. The Greek armies,
! their fron , extending from Vcria to Katerina, are nearing Saloniki, and the Servian and Montenegrin forces are
I moving to join them in the investment of that city.
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WOMAN'S ALLEGED
MURDERERS TAKEN
Circus Clown and Wife Implicate
Chicago Salesman, Who Is
Also Arrested
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
LIMA, 0., Oct. 3J. —Charles D. Con
way, one Jegged circus clown and high
diver, and his wife, Beatrice Ryall, a
vaudeville perfotrmer, were arrested
here today for the murder of Miss So
phia Singer, a Baltimore heiress,, whose
hotly -was found In a Chicago hotel
Monday Bight. '"onway and his wife
were ma king: for the home of his moth
er, near Lima. Botli denied that they
had known <>f the death of the Singer
girl until they had read of it in the
newspapers. They consented to return
to Chicago without extradition, and de
tectives are taking them back.
Conway and his wife told the police
that the last person they saw as they
left their boarding house in Chicago
waa Mis" SiOffer, whe gave Mrs. Con
way 1-3 and two suits of clothes. Mrs.
Con way said Miss Singer told them she
was going to "break off" with William
Wort hen and that the clothes presented
to Mrs. Conway were given her by
Worthen.
Mrs. Conway also told of the arrival
at the Indiana avenue house of a man
named Claude Stillman, who, she said,
had an engagement with Miss Singer on
the night she was murdered.
Conway said the body of Miss Singer
must have been put In his room after
he and his wife left the city Monday
night.
Stillman Arrested
[Specie/ Dispalch to The Call]
CHICAGO, Oft. 31.—Claude Stillman,
a traveling salesman, wag arrested in
his apartments late tonight after his
name had connected by Charles
f>. Conway and Beatrice Ryall. his wife,
with the niurder of Sophia Singer. Con
way and his wife implicated Stiilman
on their arrest at Lima, O.
Stillirnn, who is married and the
father of two jeoattg girls, triod to hide
in his apartment when detectives were
sent to arr<-?t him. One of them finally
climbed Into a third story window,
where Stlllmans wife tried to repel
him.
St.illmai!"s 'i-nrti Win f"und among!
Singer's effect* and arrest fol
lowed, lit: jjtjrfii any ' of
■iWitOiWWwy
$1,000 IS OFFERED
TO KILL WHITMAN
Becker Enters Death House;
Sends for Priest to Get
Consolation
[Special Dispalch to The Call]
NEW YORK, Oct. 31.—Friends of
District Attorney Whitmans family
learned today that $1,000 has been of
fered to gunmen to kill him.
Gangmen of another great city are
involved in the plan, and four gun
men were to bo sent here to do the
work.
Men close to Whitman were informed
of the plan and say they know the
gang , concerned in it, although Whit
man himself i<? said to have refused to
credit it. In fact, the district attor
ney, who lias received scores of threat
ening letters in the last three months,
made light, of tlie affair.
Charles Becker got a foretaste of the
absolute, unchangeable routine of the
Sing Sing death house. He learned he
is no longer entitled to certain privi
leges because of his former rank, and
as condemned prisoner, no better than
11 others in adjoining cell.". He
learned that his wife could not visit
him every day and that he will not
be allowed more than 30 minutes daily
for exercise.
He must be costumed as every one
else. In the dark gray shoddy of the
ordinary murderer.
Outside of slipping into the death
house routine, perhaps the most sig
nificant thing Becker did was to put In
an application to have the Rev. Father
W. D. Cashin, the Roman Catholic
chaplain of the prison, visit him.
Noon tomorrow will witness the clos
ing of the Hotel Metropole, from which
Herman' Rosenthal stepped to be shot
to death last July. George Considine,
who has been running the house in the
interest of his creditors, says the clos
ing i« directly due to the murder.
AVIATOR MAKES A NEW
RECORD WITH PASSENGER
Walter Johnson Sustains Flight
Nearly Four Hours
KLMT.RA. X. V., Oct. .",1.--Waiter
Johnson, an aviator of Bath, X. V., to
di>y established a new American endur
ance record, flying with one passenger,
by remaining in the air 3 hours ul min
utes and 12 seconds. Johnson used a
biplane and his passenger weighed 165
pounds, 15 more tb -'jies call for.
The night ■ about
2,*5 rnUes L of
' _gt.
*\ THE WEATHER \
YfSTERDAY — Highest temperature, *
\ lowest Wednesday night, 50.
FOKEC4Sr FOR TODAY— I'air; becow*
j ing and unsettled at night; moderate
I cas< Tuindfs. .
\ F °r Details of the Wctther See fag" *» _^>
STUDENTS DO HONOR
TO MRS. CLEVELAND
Hope to Keep Her in Princeton
by Offering Professorship
to Her Fiance
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
PRIXCETOX. X. V., Oct. Sl.—The
Princeton boys have grnvely, but un
officially given their consent to the
marriage of Mrs. Grover Cleveland and
Thomas Preston, but dislike the idea
of losing her as a resident of the col
lege town.
They know it is customary for a
bride to go to the home and town of
her husband, but this custom must be
an exception.
They know that Professor Preston
holds the chair of archaeology and the
history of art at Wells college, but
they think that can be fixed easily by
just, giving him a ' professorship at
Princeton at any salary he cares to
name.
GAYNOR WOULD HIKE TO
PUT DULL CARE BEHIND
"The Farther the Better," Says
Mayor
XKW YORK. Oct. ?,!.— Harvey Tiio
ren. a young reporter of the T'kiah,
Cal.. Dally Republican, was received
by Mayor Gaynor today at the end of
a walk* across the continent In seven
months and 26 days.
He bore a letter from Mayor Rolph of
San Francisco, and Mayor Gaynor gave
him one to take back, in which he said:
"Thoren intends to walk back. If
I had time I would go with him. It
would do me good. They knock me
around pretty hard now and then, and
some days I feel as though a good
long walk would suit me—the farther
away the better."
HAVANA FEARS RIOTS
AT THE POLLS TODAY
Rival Political Feeling Tense as
Election Nears
[Special Diipalch to The Call]
WASHINGTON. Oct. Si.—While the!
administration is apprehensive of i
serious trouble over the Cuban el<
tion tomorrow tbere is much jrratitica- I
tion in regard to the peaceful rnndt- ■
tions prevailing- in Nicaragua and the j
prospects for a peaceful election Sunday. I
Precautionary steps have been takes i
to guard against post election riots or j
a revolt, but othe> tnforroatiop fi-
HH.Hn-A ;
tion it ■
t'l'-i.s ' 11 ■ bYe disi arb- |
riicea i
PRTOE FIVE CENTa
ALLIES HAVE
OTTOMANS
AT THEIR
MERCY
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Defeat of Nazim Pasha by Bul a
gars Compels Sublime Porte
to Consider Overtures
for Peace
CONSTANTINOPLE LIES
IN HELPLESS DESPAIR
Greeks, Serbs and Montenegrins
Continue to Destroy Mussul*
man Forces and P:«sh
Onward to Victory
Summary of Important
Developments of War
battle In Thrace.
Constantinople In believed to he
rn tbe merry of the Bulgar», the
,; iirklnh army being rented and
*oatter»*rf tri'blu "»0 mile a of tbe
c*apjtal <*| i y
visahility of hiiidk fo*r {iraee.
Capture of ?>azlm Pasba , * bead
quarter* now neeniN Inevitable, i n
whleb event the Turks will have
to retire to Tchatalja, 25 mile*
from Constantinople.
Greeks, Serbs and Montenegrin*
follow up victories with enemy In
distribute the spoils of war.
»
'!.*,- "' "■ ' • MtlililTlH
LONDON', Nov. 1.-—The Vienna cor- ~
respondent of the , Dally /Chronic!* '
Mend* the following: "The Servian for. ' ;
elarn minister and the; Greek . premier."
who brought about the Balkan >, alli
ance, mart'Ml for Par!* today, It is ntip
liosed to negotiate with Premier Poiii- |
care. . It Is .understood the Bulgarian ,
nrmy.ln following up its em-crane* will
advance on Constantinople. The:. Balkan *
allies will . not accept ; an armlatlcc, lint ;
are' willing to negotiate peace direct
with Turkey. ,,
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BULLETIN'
, LONDON", \ov. 1.—Nnilm Pasha, the -
Turkish minister of war and com
mander In chief In -Thrace, either ha»
I been shot or taken prisoner,; areonllnis
to a dispatch from Sofia to the Post.
LONDON", Oct. 31.—A four days , '
battle in Thrace has ended . in *
the : triumph of the J Bulgarian
- commander in chief. General :
Savoflf, whose^'skillful strategy,- prob- -
ably has brought to a close ; one ; of the .
shortest and most remarkable wars on
record. \ • ,
A great Turkish army, estimated nt
I more than 200,000 men, has been de-
I feated and is in retreat. Constanti
j nople is believed to be at the mercy
i of the \ victorious Bulgarian army, , and
! a council, sitting , at the porte, is , dis
cussing the advisability of \ suing to»
peace. ,
'■Such is the news which comes from
Constantinople. : f ;
Disaster in Fortnight
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' It is only ; a fortnight since •.Turkey
The increase in our sales per
mits us to incur the cost of this
ad. Superior quality and ele
gance of style of our hats and
convenience of location tell the
story.
Our Carroll hat with the name
Knox at $5.00 and better for
the man who wants the best.
Our Carroll hat with a Stetson
trade mark at $4.00 and better
is a guarantee of quality, while
the Carroll derby or soft hat at
$3.00 is unexcelled for wear.
Two Market St. S|<y.
<*n*» tieary SI. Stove.
M-n'a bate,
7«»s Market M. ami ;:.% Oar*.
V-4 ;m>m < nil P? -i-4.

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