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SOCIETY CIRCLES SHOCKED
DEAD WOMAN WAS
Wedding of Couple Last
June Most Brilliant Func
tion in the Smart Set
two —I can't remember —to his temple
and shot himself. I don't care to say
wh.it their quarrel was about; it isn't
necessary. Anyway they had been liv
ing here for the month previous to the
quarrel. He left the house after the I
quarrel and had not seen Mrs. Jadwin j
until he stole into the house tonight.
»• arc all unstrung, for it is a ter
le affair. Mrs. Van Bergen, the poor
Is mother, has collapsed.
"Why he shot her we don't know.
He must have been crazy."
NUPTIALS ATTRACT NOTICE
The Jadwin-Van Bergen nuptials at- j
tracted widespread attention because.
of the beauty and social prominence of j
the bride and the wealth and position ■
of the bridegroom. Miss Minna Van '
Bergen was the only daughter of the ]
late Edward Augustus Van Bergen and i
Mrs. Van Bergen\ Nicholas Van Her- j
gen is her brother and Mrs. John
Bauer her grandmother. Mrs. Charles
Jay Foster and Mrs. Van Bergen are
Among Mrs. Jadwin's cousins promi
nent in society are Mrs. H. Clay Miller
of Sausalito; Mrs. John James Scott
of New York; Mrs. Eldredge Green,
Mrs. George Lyman, Mrs. Pierre Moore,
Miss Hilda Van Sicklen, Miss Sydney
Davis, Miss Enid Foster, William and
Charles Bohrman. Willis Davis, Edgar
N. Van Bergen, Mrs. Caesar Bertheau,
Miss Helen Bertheau, Miss Anita Ber
theau and Rudolph Bertheau. An un
< le, the late Willis Davis, was a San
Francisco artist. He committed suicide
while returning home from Europe two
years ago. 11l health was given as a
Young Jadwin was the son of the late
O. H. Jadwin, a big drug manufacturer
of New York, and is a brother of
Mrs. Frank B. Anderson of San
Rafael. His mother and several
brothers live in New York. He was
independently wealthy and was said to
receive a large Income from his share
of his father's estate. Despite this fact
it is said he was not getting along well
in the business world. He held a posi
tion in the auditor's office of the Gen
eral Petroleum company.
HE WAS CONSUMPTIVE
According to friends of the pair,
neither has enjoyed good health. Mrs.
Jadwin recently recoyered from an at
tack of typhoid fever and he is said
to have been a consumptive.
Immediately after the shooting fran
tic efforts were made to locate physi
cians. The ahots, followed by the
piercing screams of women, aroused
the neighborhood. Dr. F. R. Gray,
2525 Fillmore street, was the first to
arrive. He was followed by Dr. L.
Draper of 2510 Washington street and
Dr. C. F. Buckley of 2614 Pacific ave
The physicians found Mrs. Jadwin
still alive. Her pulse was very weak,
however, and she died without regain
ing consciousness in the reception hall,
whither she had been carried by her
husband's nephew, Berrien Anderson,
who with his mother was summoned by
the dead woman's mother, Mrs. Van
Bergen. Almost before the sound of
the shots had died away she dashed
around the co/ncr to the winter home
of the Andersons in 2504 Jackson
street. Young Anderson found his aunt
lying where she had fallen. Her eyes
were open and she was struggling for
breath. Her hands opened and shut
constantly as though she were assert
ing all the instinct of motherhood—
to live for her child. The hus
band, too, was alive. He was lying
on his face, and when turned over by
one of the doctors a huge hole in his
temple was revealed. His brains were
scattered over the dining room carpet.
Mrs. Jadwin and the other women at
the table were all in evening gowns,
but Jadwin was wearing a lounge suit.
Recently the couple had rented an
apartment in the Somerset in Pine
street near Jones and according to
Nicholas Van Bergen, Jadwin has been
living there since the recent quarrel
Because of the nervous strain on
Chaj-les Fostor, Eldredge Green, his
son in law, volunteered to explain the
shooting to detectives and others.
"Donald was crazy; there can be no
doubt about that. He was 25 years
old and was a real prince of a fellow.
I have known him a long, long time
and traveled abroad with him about
two years ago. He was the sanest of
men ordinarily. Since this quarrel he
had been drinking heavily. There is
no need of trying to conceal that for
it must be generally known; besides
we want all the facts brought out now
and the matter dropped as qulcklv as
possible. It is very, very hard on both
families. He was 2.". yean old.
"Donald had a position in the audi
tor's office of the General Petroleum
company, but it wasn't necessary for
him to work, as he was independently
wealthy. He received a very large in
come from his share of his father's es
tate He wasn't himself tonight, or
Tor some time past. Ha was my
Here Mr. Green's voice broke, and he
was unable to proceed with the story.
SISTER IS PROSTRATED
Mrs. Frank Anderson, sister of Jad
win, and her son. Berrian Anderson,
arrived at the Bauer home a short
time after the shooting. Mrs. Ander
son became hysterical and was quieted
Berrian Anderson explained that his
had been endeavoring to see his
wife in vain since the quarrel.
"Tonight," he said, "he came in
through the servant's entrance to the
kitchen and then went up stairs to the
dining room. I was not there and so
am merely repeating what they have
told me since I arrived with my
mother. He leaned over to kiss his
wife and shot her twice as he did so.
It was all so quick there was no
chance to stop him."
At this point Mr. Anderson came up.
•taira to attend his mother, whose con
dition was alarming.
The fashionable neighborhood was I
stirred by the crime. I.imouslne motors,
ambulances, taxtcabs and police motor.
cycles nearly blocked the street in front
of the house. Detectives thronged the j
lower rooms of the Baue- home, and '■
neighbors in nearby residences peered
from darkened windows.
Chief Deputy Coroner Kelly took j
charge of the affair and Anally gave the
bereaved family permieslon to rata n
the body of the victim. Rigid Instr
lions, however, were given to the i n-I
dertaker, N. Gray of Geary and Div _:i
--dero streets, not to act beyond ha ing |
It removed from the reception hall to a
room which might be kept under lock |
and key. An autopsy will be held this
morning on both.
FOI'WD OWE RUI-MflT HOLE
Doctor Draper, who operated on Jad
i|in after the young man had, been re
Home at 2512 Pacific avenue, where double tragedy occurred.
moved to Lane hospital, declared he
found but one bullet hole in the man's
"It was decided to have him taken
to a hospital as soon as we physicians
arrived," he said. "It was not pos
sible .that the man could have lived,
but then we did everything possible.
The wound was in his left temple. The
bleeding was stopped, but he died
shortly before 9 o'clock. It was re
markable that he lived as long as he
"The two bullets fired into the body
of Mrs. Jadwin entered just above the
second rib, above the breastbone, and
at least one of them must have torn the
big artery leading from her heart, for
she died very quickly."
A pathetic story of Mrs. Van Bergen's
efforts to revive her daughter was re
peated by one of the policemen. wh*o
was among the first to arrive. He said
she had to be carried away from the
spot where her daughter lay. A blan
ket was tossed over the beautifully
gowned young woman's body, and noth
ing about her was disturbed until after
the arrival of the deputy coroner.
GREWSOME FEATURE OF CRIME
A feature of the tragedy was that it
occurred on the scene of the elaborate
wedding of the principals. The spot
where Mrs. Jadwin died was crossed
by the young woman a little more than
seven months ago when she walked to
the drawing room to be married. The
dining room where the shots were fired
was the scene of a gay wedding sup
per at which were present all the
members of the family who were in
j the house or rushed to it on receiving
word of the terjrible affair last night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jadwin spent their
.honeymoon in the southern part of the
state, and after that spent a part of
their time with Mrs. Anderson in San
Rafael, and a part at the Bauer home,
where the shooting occurred. Quite
recently they leased the apartment in
the Somerset, but the quarrel interfered
with their plan to go to housekeeping.
Not much light has been thrown on
Jadwin's movements during the last
week and a half, but it is known that
he spent most of his waking hours
drinking at various downtown places.
Late last night the chief deputy
coroner gave permission to N. Gray &
Co., undertakers, to remove the body
of Mrs. Jadwin to their establishment,
where it will remain clad in the blood
stained garments she wore when shot,
until the physicians of the coroner's
office make their examination.
Mother of Jadwin 111
NEW YORK, Jan. 13.—Donald Jad
win, a son of Orlando H. Jadwin of
Brooklyn, formerly was associated with
his father and several brothers in the
wholesale drug manufacturing firm of
O. H. Jadwin & Co. of this city. Jad
win left Brooklyn to take up his resi
dence in San Francisco just prior to his
marriage last summer. His mother Is
in delicate health, and when word of
the tragedy reached the Jadwin home
tonight slip was not informed. '
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THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1913.
BEER BOTTLES FILL THE
AIR IN "BLIND PIG" ROW
Russian Proprietor and His
Patrons Resist Raid by
Beer bottles flew Sunday night In
the grocery store of William Sosin at
866 Rhode Island street, when four pb
licemaa attempted to place Sosin under
arrest for conducting a "blind pig."
One officer was badly hurt when a bot
tle struck him on the left cheek, and
another narrowly escaped serious in
jury when he dodged a heavy crate of
canned goods which was heaved in his
Policemen J. J. McTernan and H. G.
Riordan, in citizens' dress, caught s«i
Russians drinking in Sosin's . store.
They ordered Sosin to come with them,
whereupon the trouble started. The
crowd helped Sosin resist arrest and
the two were run out of the store un
der threats of being killed.
McTernan and Riordan sent in a riot
call to the Mission and Potrero sta
tions, and with the arrival of Police
men J. M. Klrby and F. E. Campbell
the four entered the store and de
manded that Sosin come with them.
He took refuge behind the counter,
whereupon Policeman Campbell drew
his revolver and ordered him to come
out. Sosin's wife screamed and Sosin
threw a beer bottle at Campbell and
knocked" him down.
Sosin was finally handcuffed. Micha«i
Budoff, a huge laborer, tried to best
the policemen with his fists. Failing,
he picked up a heavy crate of canned
goods and hurled It at Policeman Mc-
Ternan, just missing him. When the
patrol wagon arrive/1 four others be
sides Sosin and Budoff were taken to
All the cases against the men were
contintied until Friday by Police Judge
Shortall yesterday. Captain of Police
Colby told Judge Shortall that the men
had created trouble before in a similar
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Accidentally she fell into a bucket of
paint. She'll get another "coat." on
credit. $1 a week. 59 Stockton st. Up
WASHINGTON. Jan. 13.—Lieutenant (jnnlnr
grade) •!• A. Monroe, from the works of tije
Spcrry ftyrweaps .onipauy, New York, to navy
yard. Kan island.
DUNNE BALKS AT
PRICE OF COFFEE
Governor Elect of Illinois Leaves
Hotel Where Beverage Costs
35 Cents a Cup
CHICAGO, Jan. 13.—Governor elect
Dunne of Illinois thinks that cr. cents
a cup is too much to pay for coffee.
The governor elect and Colonel
James Hamilton Lewis, democratic
candidate for senator, returned from
Springfield yesterday morning and en
tered a fashionable downtown hotel
for breakfast. Dunne started to order
the meal when his eye reached the
item: "Coffee, 3Sc a cup," on the
The governor elect rose from the
table and asked for his hat and coat.
"Where are you going?" inquired
"Going where I can get coffee for 10
cents," replied Dunne.
"Thirty-five cents is too much for
any one to pay for coffee."
GOLDEN JUBILEE FOR**
AGED JESUIT FATHER
(Special Dispatch to Tbe Call)
SANTA CLARA, Jan. 13.—Prepara
tions are under way at the University
of Santa Clara for the celebration of
the golden jubilee of Rev. A. Clchi.
which will be held here February 2.
The venerable priest was born in
Italy January 17, 1824. Sixty-nine
years ago he joined the Jesuit order
in his native land and was ordained to
the priesthood in 1862. Soon after he
came to America and for about 40
years was in charge of the chemistry
department at the university.
For a great many years he was also
pastor at Cupertino and planted the
first fruit trees and set out the first
vineyard in that section.
The celebration will consist of a
solemn high mass at 10:30 o'clock in
St. Claire's church Sunday morning,
during which a sermon will be deliv
ered. At 5:30 p. m. a banquet will be
served at the university. Father Cichl
is the oldest member of the Jesuit
order on the coast.
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NOT MAKE WORLD TOUR
Future Home in New Haven
in Connection With Posi
tion at Yale
WASHINGTON. Jan. 13.—President
Taft has completed plans for the first
seven months of his citizenship after
March 4. He will take up the duties
of a law professor at Yale and will not
make a world tour in the interest of
peace and arbitration. He will reside
in New Haven, but for three months
of the seven he will live in Canada.
Mr. Taft will leavo-Washington with
Mrs. Taft and Miss Helen Taft on
March 4, after the inauguration of Mr.
Wilson, for Augusta, Ga.. to become the
guesKs of that city until March 27.
Charles D. Hilles. his secretary, and
Mrs. Hilles also will be guests. C. P.
Taft, the president's brother, and Mrs.
C.I P. Taft; John Hays Hammond and
Mrs. Hammond are expected to visit
the Tafts while there. He expects to
leave in time to arrive in New Haven
at the beginning of the spring term of
Yale university. There he will reside
at a local hotel, remaining in New
Haven through the commencement! late
in June. This commencement will be
the thirty-fifth since the president was
graduated, and his class will hold a
After commencement Mr. Taft will
go to Murray bay, Canada, for a three
months' stay. On September 3, 4 and 5
he will attend the annual meeting of
the American Bar association in Mont
From Murray bay Mr. Taft will re
turn to New Haven to take' up the
work of the fall term. Mr. Taft in
formed friends today that he had no
idea of going into a law partnership
ROYALTY BREAKS HIS LEG
MADRID, Spain, Jan. 13.—Don Fer
nando Maria, brother In law of King-
Alphonso, fell from his horse this
morning and broke one of his legs.
Demented Son of Deceased
Father Opens Grave for Pur-
pose of Shaking Hands
ANAHEIM. Jan. 13.—Possessed by
the hallucination that he had Received
a divine direction to shako th" left
hand of his father, who died and was
interred some time ago, Henry Orewe,
aged 42, of this city, arose some time
before dawn today, made his way to
the cemetery, opened the grave and
the casket and shook hands with the
deceased parent. Ore we was found be
side the open grave hours later.
"I had to shake hands with father,"
he told officers.
Grewe, who had l»een, an inmate of
an insane asylum, was taken to the
county jail at Santa Ana to await the
action of a lunacy commission.
CHINESE LOAN ARRANGED
Washington, Jan. ii—The state
department today received a confirma
tion of the report that the London con
ference of hankers, representing the
international group, had reached a
practical agreement as to the essential
terms of the Chinese reorganization
loan of $125,000,000. It is understood
that the $25,000,000 constituting the
American share will be divided among
J. P. Morgan & Co., Kuhn. Loeb & Co.,
the First National bank of New York
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Rose In Pew to Recite With Congre-
gntton, But Fell Next Instant
PASADENA, Jan. 13.—As he rose in
his pew at the First Baptist church to
recite the lord's prayer yesterday,
Edward A. Gibbons, aged 69, fell dead.
Gibbons staggered and sank down at
the feet of a fellow worshiper, who
thought he had only fainted. But
when he was carried out it was found
that he had died almost instantly.
WONDERFUL GROWTH IN
SAN JOAQUIN SECTION
County Gained More Than
All Ten Counties From
Shasta to Dry Creek
(Special Dispatch to The Cain
STOCKTON, Jan. 13. —Secretary J. M.
Ividy of the Stockton Chamber of Com
submitted his report at the an
nual meeting of the promotion body to
day, In which he presented statistics
showing that San Joaquin county haS
gained more bona fide owners of land
who have settled here since the cham
ber was organized and now operate
own farms than any other county
In the state in proportion to area and
former density of population.
Other facts stated in the report were:
San Joaquin county has gained more
in real value of its land per acre since
4he chamber was formed than any other
county north of Teha< hapl.
San Joaquin county gained more re:il
farmers who own and operate their own
places than the whole of the in coun
ties of the Sacramento valley, extend
ing from Shasta to Dry creek.
The crops of San Joaquin county as
they grow (exclusive of all animal
products) are more valuable than
other county in California, except Los
Angeles, which has three times the area
of San Joaquin.
Only five counties in California gained
more than 1,000 permanent farmers
since the chamber was organized, and
four of these counties, including San
Joaquin, are in the San Joaquin valley,
and not one is in southern California.
The per capita wealth of the rural
population of San Joaquin county Is
higher by many dollars than any other
county in the state.
The ratio of farm products to farm
values in San Joaquin county is higher
than in any other county in the state,
showing 13 Vi per cent here, against 7U
per cent in Los Angeles.