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ALLIES MARKING
TIME FOR LAST
WORD OF TURKEY
Balkan Delegates Consent to
Await Reply of the Porte
to Note of Ambas
sadors
PEACE UNDER ARMS
COSTLIER THAN WAR
Expense of Maintaining
Vast Armies May Lead
to Break
give an inconclusive answer, with the
object of further postponing a decision,
or she may ask for a continuation of
peace negotiations on a new basis,
which might provide for the retention
of Adrianople but requiring the dis
mantling of its fortifications and &
pledge that no attempt would be made
In the future to fortify the town.
EVASIO.Y MAY CAUSE BREAK
Should Turkey refuse to follow the
advice of the powers or give an eva
sive answer, the allies will ask for a
convocation of the conference, at
which they will officially break off
negotiations. This will be followed by
the denunciation of the armistice.
If Turkey makes new proposals, the
Bulgarian delegation will refer the
matter to Sofia for consideration, al
though Bulgarians here consider it im
possible that their government will re
nounce Adrianople and be satisfied to
nee its fortifications razed, especially
as the powers, in their note to the porte
have recognized the right of the allies
to its possession.
The Greek, Servian and Montenegrin
delegations have notified the Bulgarian
delegation that Bulgaria will have their
full support, no matter what decision
it may reach, but they will leave to
It full liberty to make the final deci
sion.
Today's meeting of the ambassadors
of the powers was devoted chiefly to a
discussion of the means of putting a
brake on the threatened resumption of
the war in the Balkans. Breathing
time was given for efforts In this direc
tion by the decision of the Balkan
plenipotentiaries today to delay further
action until the Turkish government
has had full opportunity for the dis
cussion of the ambassadors' note, which
will be presented this week.
It is quite evident that both sides
■would welcome the discovery of an
Rcceptable way to avoid further fight-
Ing. The Turkish 'delegates urge that
but for the fact that the European
powers have shown bias in favor of the
claims put forward by the allies they
■would have been able to compromise
with their adversaries long ago.
DBHT INTERFERENCE
The delegates of the allies deny that
1 lie powers have raised an objection to
their announced intention of breaking
off negotiations and denouncing the
armistice. They point out that on Sat
urday last they notified the British for
eign minister and all of the European
ambassadors of their intention, and
none of them remonstrated.
The representatives of Bulgaria, Mon
tenegro, Greece and Servla declare that
they must protect their own interests,
especially avoiding indefinite procras
tination on the part of the Turks, as
since the conclusion of the armistice in
December the maintenance of the four
allied armies on a war footing has rep
resented an outTay of $200,000,000. This
rmist come to an end, they say.
Within a week Turkey must either
cede Adrianople in a peaceful manner
or lose it by a resumption of the war,
which, in the end, would be less costly
than this expensive peace.
STOLEN WATCH MAY BE
MEANS OF IDENTIFYING
Los Angele* Official Auk* Aid in Locat
ing Timepiece Taken From Cloth
ing of Ocean Park Suicide
Tlie police received a communication
yesterday from Detective S. L. Browne
of Los Angeles, in which he asks them
in make a search for a gold watch
taken from the clothing of a man who
committed suicide recently at Ocean
Park and now in the possession of the
officers there,
Browne says the search for the watch
grows out of the case of Minta Jor
dan, under arrest for obtaining $5,000
from an insurance company under
false pretenses. It is alleged that Minta
Jordan identified the body as that of
her husband and collected the insur
ance. BreWBC writes that Jordan, the
woman's husband, has since been
located.
The .«nut!iern detective says he is
now trying to find out the identity of
the micide and hopes to do this
through the watch. It is a Waltham,
Nn. fi,0?2,ri40 movement.
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SKIPPERS WARNED
GALE MAY SWEEP
THE COAST TODAY
Signals Set for Storm That
May Do Damage to Ship
ping Within Twenty
four Hours
ELECTRIC RARITY
CAUSES LOSS OF LIFE
James Keller Suffers Fatal
Attack of Heart Failure
When Thunder Peals
Storm signals were displayed up and
down the Pacific coast last night by the
United States weather bureau, t and
warning was given skippers that a.
severe gale might be expected either
today or tonight. Steam schooners
from northern points have been gener
ally delayed.
The barometer at the Merchants' ex
change registered 29.76 last night and
gave indications of dropping still far
ther. So far this year the lowest drop
the glass has registered was 29.52.
That was early yesterday morning.
An 18 mile wind was blowing at
Point Lobos at 10 o'clock last night,
and at midnight It had increased In
velocity.
One life and property to the value of
hundreds of dollars was the toll claimed
by the gale and electrical storm that
struck San Francisco early yesterday
morning and raged with fury for nearly
an hour.
James Keller, chief engineer of the
city hall, suffered a fatal attack of
heart trouble while he was trying to
allay the fears of his wife, who had
become hysterical as peals of thunder
rolled.
Lightning struck the home of Fred
Knight at 1324 Forty-ninth avenue and
destroyed the interior of the front
rooms.
DAMAGE BY LIGHTNING
From all over the city and nearby
bay cities came reports of the damage
done by the lightning and the heavy
winds which accompanied it. Signs and
awnings were blown down; small craft
were sent seaward, and flagpoles were
wrecked. Pedestrians were driven from
the streets, which were running deep
streams of watcv
The Point Bonita lighthouse was not
as badly damaged as was reported, al
though lightning shattered the flagpole
and played havoc with telephone con
nections. The watchtower of the life
saving station was totally demolished,
and a blaze that caused but little de
struction resulted.
Wireless operators in the vicinity of
San Francisco were afraid to keep the
apparatus to their ears during the most
violent period of the storm.
Owing: to warnings that had been
given of the storm's approach, there
was email damage done along the water
front. Although all measures had been
taken to secure floating property, many
who had property left their beds when
the storm broke and spent anxious
hours while the tempest raged.
PILE DRIVER BREAKS LOOSE
One of the big , pile drivers being
used in the construction of pier 26
pulled loose and threatened to run
amuck. Se> eral big Crowley launches
towed it to a place where it could do
no harm.
According to the San Francisco
weather bureau, the storm was general
along the coast from San Diego to
Puget sound. The rain was heavy
throughout California yesterday, more
than an inch falling , at Sacramento and
San Luis Obispo. Xearly an Inch fell
in this city and around the bay section.
In the Santa Clara valley, where the
farmers have been worried because of a
threatened drouth, nearly .92 of an inch
fell.
Heavy snow is reported in the Sier
ras, with a six foot blanket covering all
mountains of more than 7,000 feet ele
vation.
Sacramento Buffered slightly from
yesterday's thunder storm, while L»oe
Angeles was in the grip of a 34 mile
gale from the southeast. Heavy rain
fell throughout the southern counties.
Today the forecast calls for unsettled
weather, slightly cooler and with heavy
showers.
The rainfall to date is 80 per cent of
normal with a prospect of becoming
normal before the weather clears.
Steady Drizzle in South
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15.—Rain fell
incessantly here for nearly 12 hours
today. There was a steady drizzle,
with an occasional heavy downpour, at
times accompanied by a heavy wind.
At 5 o'clock, when the skies cleared
temporarily, the precipitation for the
storm was .77, making the season's
total thus far 2.43 inches. The local
forecast was more showers tonight-
The storm was general throughout
THE SAN FRANCISCO, CALL, THURSDAY, JAKUAKY 16, 1913.
Skipper "King" Is Dead
Took Island for His Pay
BOSTON, J«». Iβ.—Alwwo
AdaniM, one time Yankee skipper,
"klnv" of S<vam island, Iα the
Caribbean ■*•, for the last few
year* n Coe-Mcctieut farmer, !■
dead nt the Mamaaehimetta gren
eral hoepltal in this city at the
ag;e of 78.
About 3S year* ago a vessel, of
which be nu captain, ««» chart
ered to carry a commercial ex
pedition to eertala Caribbean
Island*. Adams accepted for bis
pay the right to Swans Island.
There the Vanhee skipper estab
lished a email kingdom, taking:
' the title of king- and Introducing
royal customs. He developed hia
kingdom commercially, and with
in, a few years had amassed a
•mall fortune.
California and in beach towns there
was some damage to fishing boats.
River Is Threatening ■
OXNARD, Jan. 15.—Fed by melting
snows from the mountains and today's
downpour, the Santa Clara river is
threatening to do considerable damage.
The river was so high tonight that j
trains were ordered not to cross on the
railroad bridge, and fears are felt for
the new Montalvo bridge, which is only
partly completed.
Farmers Jubilant
STOCKTON., Jan. 15.—Since midnight
last night the rainfall totals 1.30 inches,
malting a total of 1.58 inches for the
storm and 4.42 for the season. Last
season recorded but 3.07 up to this date.
Farmers are jubilant and crop fears are
not taken seriously by the majority of
growers.
Rivers Are Rising
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 15.—With more
than an inch of rain recorded at Sac
ramento, the storm continued through
this section of the state today. The
rivers of the Sacramento watershed
rose rapidly. The Sacramento at Co
lusa reached a height of 20 feet.
Downpour at San Diego
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15.—Light rain,
which began falling late this after
noon, has become a heavy downpour
tonight, with indications of a long and
liberal precipitation. The rain is
badly needed by the farmers. The
downpour is accompanied by high
winds, amounting at times to a gale.
First Snow of Season
CARSON, New, Jan. 15.—The first
snowstorm of the season visited this
section today and is still racing. Three
feet is the reported fall at the head of
the Careon, with more than one foot in
this valley. The fall assures an ample
water supply for the coming season.
Northern Trains Stalled
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 15.—As a ro
sult of the severe snowstorms, which
have interfered with railroad opera
tions in the Cascade mountains, the
Northern Pacific railroad today ob
tained permission from the Washington
public service commission to discon
tinue six of the twelve transmountain
trains out of Seattle until February 1.
The trains affected are Nos. 5 and 6,
the Twin City express; Nos. 257 and
258, the Spokane Limited, and Nos. 279
and 280, the Yakima Valley express.
The Twin City express will not run
west of Spokane, where it will be con
solidated with the North Coast Limited,
which will make local stops between
Spokane and Seattle.
Train No. 41. the Pugct Sound Limit
ed, westbound from St. Louts, scheduled
to leave Spokane at 4:3 5 p. m., will be
held at Spokane until 7 p. m.. carrying
the Spokane-Seattle sleeping car for
merly handled on the Spokane Limited.
The Taeoma sleeping car carried by the
Spokane Limited will be discontinued.
Northern Pacific officials explained
that by reducing the number of pas
senger trains over the mountain divi
sion they would be able to move per
ishable freight, coal and other necessi
ties and give better service to the peo
ple served by the road. It is expected
that normal conditions will be fully
restored by February 1, when the old
passenger schedules can be resumed.
Telegraph communication with the
mountain division of the Great North
ern has been interrupted and no state
ment can be made as to how soon the
blockade on the Great Northern will
be broken.
BOY ACCIDENTALLY KILLED
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
SAN JOSE, Jan. 15.—David Ferrera,
the 13 year old eon of Antone Ferrera,
was instantly killed this evening when
a 22 caliber revolver with which he was
playing in the bedroom of his home
was accidentally discharged. The ball
entered the lad's head above the riprht
eye and lodged in the brain. The
weapon was one he had found in a rub
bish heap.
Winter Sports at Truckee
Spend the weekend at Truckee and
enjoy the good sleighing, skating, to
bogganing and skiing. For those using
toboggans, a cable will be used to haul
them back to top of hill. Good hall:
dancing and music every Saturday
night. Reduced fare, limited to return
10 days from date of sale. See agents
Southern Pacific. —Advt.
MRS. DE TOVREA
FINDS PROOFS
AGAINST HORN
Woman Who Claims to Be
Pastor's Wife Recognizes
Some Articles in His
Home
SEVERAL OF THEM
WEDDING PRESENTS
Missing Minister's Past Rec
ord Seems to Teem With
Unsavory Incidents
Continued From Pare 1
when he started back in dismay and
surprise.
Confronting him was the missing pas
tor of the church. Pale of face, seek
-1 ing to efface himself in the semidark
ness, Horn, unmasked and found out,
stammered brokenly: "Are you a Chris
tian? Oh, my God!" and then dashed
into an anteroom off the hallway, out
of which opened a window.
HORN DOES VANISHING ACT
Confused at the discovery of the man
whose honor he had been defending
and whom he supposed was seeking
evidence to refute the serious charges
brought against him. Mr. Dunlap, in
stead of following Horn, ran back up
the church aisle, calling to Mr. Stout to
turn on the lights. In a moment the
building was flooded with light. Ac
cording to Mr. Dunlap, as he ran to
ward the entrance he heard a crash, as
of a window thrown open or a trapdoor
thrown back.
When the two deacons reached the
anteroom, there was no one there. Horn
had vanished. Believing he had es
caped by means of the window both
men rushed out of the building and
around the structure, from both sides.
No one was in sight. If the fleeing
clergyman jumped tfle 12 feet to the
ground, the earth must have swallowed
him, for, according to the two men, he
could not have gotten out of sight so
quickly.
NO TRACE OF CLERGYMAN
Summoning neighbors and news
paper men who were at the house
where Horn had lived, a thorough
search of the building and premises
was made. Though the ground under
the window was damp and the weight
of a man's body in a jump of 12 feet
would have left deeply impressed foot
prints, matches failed to reveal any
unusual mark in the earth. Back of
the pulpit, in the hallway where Horn
was hiding, was a ladder beneath an
open trap •door leading into the loft.
Procuring a laptern, a number of those
present ventured into the attic, but
were afraid to penetrate far into the
loft owing to unfamillarity with its
construction and the possibility of find
ing a desperate armed man.
After half an hour's examination of
the main portion of the loft, the search
was abandoned until morning, when it
will be resumed. According to boys,
who have explored the place, there are
numerous crevices in the belfry and
along the eaves where a man could
conceal himself easily with little likeli
hood of being found in even a close
search.
It also was regarded as a possibility
that the clergyman might have escaped
by the front entrance while the dea
cons were excitedly seeking him in the
vacant lots adjoining the building.
FRIENDS GROW BITTER
Following this unearthing of evi
dence of the strange duplicity of the
man who had posed as Rev. Frank
Horn so successfully in the Baptist
churches of the state for nearly two
years, the members of the congrega
tion have little to say in behalf jof their
pastor. Mr. Dunlap, who believes that
no man should be adjudged guilty until
proved so, refused to make a state
ment. Mr. Stout, on the other hand,
was bitter in the denunciation of the
pastor.
•I was prepared to aid this man to
the full extent of my power," he said,
"for I believed him to be the victim of
mistaken identity. But now let the
law of retribution take its course. He
has lied to us, has won our confidence
and trust through falsifications, and
now we should wash our hands of
him."
The statement of Mr. Dunlap that he
had seen Horn was fully substantiated
when the pastor's study, which was
looked, was opened. On an oil stove
which just had been extinguished, was
a pot of hot coffee, while on a table
were a bag of hot sandwiches and a
bag of nuts.
On a shelf was another bag of apples.
Across a chair was the overcoat of the
clergyman, while his gold watch, iden
tified by the deacons, was lying on the
table. Evidently he had been prepar
ing an evening meal when so suddenly
interrupted by the early entrance of
the two men.
FEI> BY CHURCH MEMBERS
Further substantiation of his hiding
all day in the church and a curious
sidelight on the power he possessed
over women, was the statement of Mrs.
J. C. Lester, whose home adjoins the
church In the rear. She declared that
she was positive the pastor was In his
study from sounds she bad heard dur
ing the afternoon. She said that dur
ing the afternoon Mrs. P. Church, at
whose home Horn lived, and also clerk
of the church, had entered the building
from the rear door, opening into the
hall leading to the study, carrying
packages evidently containing pro
visions.
The prepared food in the study proved
that Horn was*being aided by some one
on the outside, as he did not dare to
venture out himself. Mrs. Church indig
nantly denied that she had carried food
to the minister, and maintained that
Tuesday night was the last time she
saw him.
NO OFFICIAL ACTION
Chief of Police Arnold of Richmond is
taking no official Taction in the matter
pending the arrival of additional in
formation from the Oregon authorities,
who are believed to hold complaints
against him. Until a complaint is sworn
to in Richmond or else a wire is re
ceived to hold the man, If he can be
found, Chief Arnold declares he will
not conduct a search for the clergyman.
According to the statements of Mrs.
Church and J. Frank Mlnner, an elder
of the church, who last conversed with
Horn Tuesday night, the clergyman
said he would go to Oakland yesterday
to learn the address of the Nevada
miner, who, he asserted, was hunting
with him in the Hetch Hetchy district
at the time he was supposed to have
married Mac Mete. Hβ wanted to go
that night, but the two dissuaded him.
But, Instead of going to Oakland, as
subsequent events proved, Horn re
mained hidden in the church.
WIFE VISITS PARSONAGE!
Accompanied by her attorneys, D. J.
Hall and C. A. Odell, and her father
and mother, Mr. and Mrs. H. Charles
Metz, Mrs. de Tovpea yesterday after
noon visited the rooms of the clergy
man to seek further mean* of ideniflca
tion. While his effects were being ex
amined, a silver dessert spoon with a
Castro Denied Entrance
Has Committed Perjury
Cipriano Castro, formerly president of Venezuela, who has been barred from
the United States, from a photograph for which he posed specially for The
Call, while being detained at Ellis island in New York bay.
gold bowl was uncovered. With an
exclamation, Mrs. de Tovrea, who is
seeking a divorce from her recalci
trant husband, grabbed it.
"Why, this is the wedding gift of
Mrs. Sanderson to me," she cried.
"And that," pointing to a silk knit
green center doily, "was given to my
mother by on aid. old friend of hers.
Dβ Tovrea greatly admired it and my
mother gave it to him to use while with
us In Redding. He took it with him
when he left."
Mrs. MeU also positively identified
the doily.
A round leather case, which formerly j
contained a silver thimble drinking cup,
also was identified by Mrs. de Tovrea.
Worn out with the trials of the last
few days, Mrs. de Tovrea had little to
say.
"I first met De Tovrea in 190S, when
he was traveling for a special dishware
firm between Sacramento and Portland,
Ore. I saw him several times after that,
but had almost forgotten him when, he
reappeared in Redding in the spring of
1910 as a student for the ministry. Our
engagement was announced and we
were married.
j
BLISS WAS DISPELLED
"But within a month I was a sadly
disallusioned girl. I found he was
untruthful and false in every way.
Even while on our honeymoon, I
learned he was corresponding with
various women, making love to them
by letter. When my father to4d him
he must leave Redding because of his
actions toward young girls, I told him
to go, that I had had enough of him.
As to his subsequent career, it has
been told."
That the pastorate of the so called
Rev. Mr. Horn in Richmond had not
been entirely free from suspicion was
revealed yesterday by the statements
of Rev. Van Dyke Todd, pastor of the
Calvary Baptist church of that city,
and members of his own parish. Rev.
Mr. Todd declared that he suspected
Horn from the time he first preached
in Richmond and that the revelations
of the last few days had been no sur
prise to him. Yesterday Rev. Mr. Todd
mailed to C. W. Brlnstad, secretary of
the state Baptist convention for north
ern California a complete history of
the affair in order that an official in
vestigation of the charges against Horn
might be made by the church body.
IRREGULAR ORDINATION
In a letter received by Rev. Mr. Todd
\ast November, in reply to queries from
Richmond people as to the record of
Horn in King City, where he claimed
to have been ordained, Lyman B. Ul~
rey, clerk of the Baptist church of that
town, said that there was no record
of his acceptance as a member of the
church and that his ordination papers,
irregularly issued, could be recalled.
Ulrey stated that he had placed no
church letter on file, as is customary,
and that no call had been extended to
him by the church. While they had
evldertce of his general unfitness for
the ministry and his untruthfulness,
Ulrey stated that his church did not
care to bring formal charges ag-ainst
him.
The accused clergyman was said to
have embezzled funds of a boys' gym
nasium at King City. When confronted
with this charge in Richmond he pro
duced alleged receipts to show that ell
the money had been paid back and
that he was cleared of the charge.
A. L. Piersen of 9 Nichol street, former
treasurer of the First Baptist church,
who resigned from he congregation
because of his distn *t of the pastor,
stated that he had received letters from
residents of King City in which they as
serted Horn had been found in a room
there with a young woman. While in
Paso Robles, Horn, in accordance with
his alleged career under the name of
Dβ Tovrea and numerous aliases, is
said to have caused trouble between a
man and wife.
THREE CERTIFICATES FOUND
In the clergyman's room were found
three certificates. The first was a
master of ancient literature degree
from the lowa Christian college, dated
May 24, 1907. The second was a doctor
of ornthalinology degree from the South
Bend College of Optics, dated November
14, 1909, while the last was his supposed
certificate of ordination from the King
City church on January 31, 1912. All
papers were made'out in tho name of
Frank Horn.
The officers of the First Baptist
church are: Deacons, p. Dunlap, F.
Minner, F. Stout and G. Neynolds (the
first three also being the trustees); Mrs.
P. Dunlap, treasurer; Mrs. P. Church,
clerk.
It is understood an examination of
the financial accounts of the church will
be made, as Tuesday the pastor in
structed the Bank of Richmond not to
cash several checks.
GOETHALS MAY BE MADE
OFFICIAL AT PANAMA
Work of Famous Army En
gineer Will Be Recognized
by New Administration
Continued From Paare 1
up in his stand by United States Sen
ator Gore and Senator elect Ollie
James, i>oth of whom had come here
to confer with him on national affairs.
The Oklahoma senator said that the
only enemies of prosperity in this coun
try were the prophets of panics.
Just before luncheon John P. Tri
multy, the president elect's secretary,
gave out the following , statement after
first getting: the president's O. K. on
it:
"Attempts are being- made to make
an issue of Governor Wilson's speech
at Chicago. This is nothing less than
amusing. Governor Wilson's attitude
on business and its relations to the gov
ernment as expressed in his several
speeches since election is, as any well
informed person in the country would
testify, exactly the game as his attitude
before his nomination and before his
election.
"Every word that Governor Wilson
has said is irv complete harmony wiVh
the principles to which he has strictly
adhered throughout his public career.
"If there is any suspense at this at
titude it can be manifested only by
those who fail to realize that the coun
try has elected to the presidency an
honest and fearless man who means
exactly what he says."
President elect Wilson has no fur
ther speeches scheduled before inaugu
ration unless he should make his
speech to the New Jersey senators at
their dinner at Atlantic City on Janu
ary 28 more than a social affair.
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Established 1852
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Gold
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• Displayed only.
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San Francisco
LAWYER CONTENT
NOT CONTENT,IS
TO APPEAL CASE
Attorney for Man Without
Country to Take Matter
to Supreme Court
if Necessary
XEW YORK, Jan. 15.—General Don
Cipriano Castro, former president of
Venezuela, who has been detained at
Ellis island by the Immigration officials
for more than two weeks, was denied
admission today to the United States by
a special board of inquiry on the ground
that in his examination he had admitted
the "commissron of a crime and felony
involving moral turpitude."
In a statement issued by Commis
sioner of Immigration "Williams giving
the first explanation of the detention of
Castro and setting forth the finding of
the board, it is charged that the former
president of Venezuela "has committed
frequent perjury" by pretending "to be
ignofant of matters concerning which a
man of his intelligence and holding t'*fc
position which he did, undoubtedly pos-T
sesses knowledge."
Immediately after the announcement
that he would not be permitted to enter
the country, Castro declared he would
appeal to the secretary of comment
and labor.
Harold A. Content, acting for Georpe
Gordon Battle, Castro's attorney, said
that in the event of Secretary Nagcl
upholding the findings of the board the
case would be taken into the courts for
decision.
BOARD SPECIFIES ACTS
Citing spe-ific parts of Castro's ox
amination, the statement of the board
says:
"Speaking of Louis Warela. who sent
him frequent telegrams , in regard u>
the capture and death of General An
tonio Paredes, he says: 'I do not know
who he is.' We consider him an un
reliable witness. His testimony to the
effect that no foreigners suffered losses
of property through his actions during
the years when he was president. Wβ
decline to believe. His refusal to roplv
to many questions put to him bearing
upon his right to land con vim o us
that there are damaging facts which lie
desires to conceal."
The board continues with th*4eelara
tion "that upon information from offi
cial sources he was charged with re
sponsibility for the unlawful killing
of Paredes, but declined repeatedly to
offer any information, or to give the
government any information in v- ■ <•■ ■■'■
to the latter's death. He refused to
either affirm or deny his guilt, oven
after he had been warned that unfavor
able inferences would be drawn from
such refusal and that he must take tin;
consequences."
SILENCE IS ADMISSION
"Such refusal," the statement Bar*.
"together with his manner and de
meanor when asked concerning these
matters, constitute in our opinion an
edmission of the truth of the charges.
He is. therefore, excluded on the
ground that he has admitted the com
mission of a crime and felony involving
moral turpitude." H
In conclusion the examiners fcaeert
that General Castro may appeal from
the findings of the special inquiry
through the commissioner of immigra
tion to the secretary of commerce and
labor, and adds that "this he lias signi
fied his intention of doing."
FAVOR BONDING OF CITY
(SpecUl Dispatch to The Call)
GILROY, Jan. 15.—A resolution fa
voring the bonding of the city in the
sum of $25,000 to provide a municipal
water plant and $7,000 for improve
ment of the fire department was
adopted at a meeting of the Chamber
of Commerce. The promotion organiz-
ation has just been reorganized witii
a membership of 70 of the town's lead
ing citizen?. The new officers installed
today are Henry Heeker, president; W.
F. Fitzgerald, vice president; Dr. .1. W.
Thayer, secretary; Bank of Gilroy,
treasurer.
ANNUAL MEETING HELD
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
BAKERSFIELD, Jan. 13.—The annual
meeting of the Producers' Transporta
tion company, which has pipe lines from
thn local oil fields to the Port San Luis
coast, was held today and resulted in
the re-election of President T-. P. St.
Clair, Vi-e President W. J... Stewart. Sec
retary Giles Kellogg and Manager K. W.
Clark.
Booklet for Connoisseurs
Upon request, the Italian-Swiss Oni
ony will send those interested a copy
of their beautifully illustrated Qolden
State Extra Dry Champagne book
let, which describes the delicate pro
cesses necessary to produce this "Grand
Prix , ' win*.—-Advt.

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