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BY HIS SKILL
For Seventh Time in Reign
an Attempt Is Made Upon
the Life of Spanish Mon
arch by Native of Barce
lona, Who Seizes Bridle of
Horse and Fires Thrice at
Courageous Young Ruler
QUICKNESS OF RIDER
MAKES STEED SHIELD
First Bullet Buried in Horse,
King's Glove Being Black
ened by Discharge, While
Succeeding Shots Are Ren
dered Harmless by Secret
Service Man —Rejoicing at
Escape of the Sovereign
King: Bears Charmed Life
Seven Attempts to Slay
(Special Cable to The Call)
>1 VDniD, April 13.—The frus
trated attempt to *lay K'n« Al
fonso today was Ills seventh elo*e
< nU from nwsussiriHifon,
Jime 10. 1003—Shot at hy a lu
natic ivhile from
church with his mother.
January, 13)04 — Bomb found
under hi* favorite bench In the
Xovember, u>o.l—Cartridge ex
ploded fn Church of St. Peter,
while Alfon»n vrttm at prayer.
1005—Bomh thrown at Alf one o
In the wtreete of Pari* while
rleTfnvr nith President Lonbet.
Trooper's horse killed, eight
Mst 8!. 1000—Dnmh dl*gul*ed
ns ro»e« hurled at carriage con
taining Ulnu and queen while re
tii miner to the palace after the
innrrlajre of Alfonso and F.aa.
Eleven member* of the escort
inn! one of the king's carriage
April. 10OS—Romh thrown at
him in Barcelona while making
i»(nte entry to cltjr.
January r>, 1 i>l S—Bomb hurled
nt \lfonso nnd "enlor Canalejan,
then premier of Spain, the mo
ment after the doom of the pal
noe nt tJnlnsra were closed, sav
ing them by the space of a few
1 f IlitW
April IS, mi3—King shot at
flirlce while riding back to the
palecf* af ler revletv.
April 13.—For thp Feventh
ll reign Kin:? Alfonso nar
rowly escaped today being the victim
attempt against his
life. shots were flro.l at the
king in Streets of the capital by a
of Barcelona, Rafael Fanchez
was immediately over-
i ov.ps his escape to his
rage, quickness and skilled
Acei .1 D j n^s *taff. he was
• along the Calle de Alcala, re
% '><~ivn tho ceremony of pwear
-Ins: in recruits, when a man sprang
from thp sidewalk and seized the
bridle of the king's horse with one
pointing a revolver pointblank
.if him with the other.
Th<» king realizing the situation.
with lightning rapidity dug his spurs
nig horse, which reared violently.
quickness saved his life.
BI 1.1.XT STRXTCK TIIK HQRSF
rullet. Instead. <>f burying , itself
in the king's br<vi*t, strurk the horse.
>Be was the ranse that the king's
\Sti glove was blackened by the pow
der di-chf! rgr*v
Before th«» assailant was able to pull
the tripper again a secret servirp man
ppranp upon him. The two men fell to
thf ground, locked in each other's
arms, struggling - furiettsly.
TIk 3 assassin managed to free his
revfilvpr arm and fired two more shots
in rapid succession, but the officer
knocked his arm aside and the bullets
Mr harmlessly through the air.
At the sound of the first shot the
Yifk%'% staff forced their horses on the
>walk and made a ring around the
assassin, who fought fiercely in, the
grip of four policemen before he was
overpowered and handcuffed.
KIltG SIIOI'TS TO CROWD
King Alfoneo, as BOOH as lie saw
that the man had been secured, raised
himself in the stirrups, turned to the
i owd, gave a military salute and
Shouted in a ringing- voice: "Long live
lie then dismounted and reassured
li!s staff, saying: "It is nothing, gen
Then up rose a mighty roar from the
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"The People's Newspaper" \
Powers Answer Allies
Long Step Toward Peace
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Nations Make No Objections to Bulgaria's
Demands for Territory—Other Ques
tions Await Parley
SOFIA, Bulgaria, April 13.—The rep
resentatives of the Powers handed to
Premier Guechoff today, their reply to"
the last note of the allies regarding
the proposals for mediation. M. Guec
hoff promised to obtain the allies'
views on the note. The reply of the
"The powers' note with satisfaction
the disposition of the allies in favor
of peace and replied In the following:
manner to the points raised by the
" 'To the first point, Bulgaria's de
mands regarding the Turco-Bulgarian
frontier, no objections are raised. On
the second point the powers point out
that the fate of the Aegean islands
"CUT OUT WINE,"
LIVE TO BE 111
This Is the Sage Advice of
Patrick Healey, Who Has
Reached That Age
Gay jay rides, merrily popping
corks, alluring cabaret delights—all
will cease to trouble purity workers,
and the ever present fear of the ap
proaching grim reaper will be kicked
into the background, if the people are
wise. This from the lips of Patrick
Ifealey of Hayward, aged 111 years:
"Cut out the wine, women and song,
and you'll live to be as old as I am."
The aged philosopher has no rela
tives, .but a host of friends. He still
looks to be several years under the 100
mark, with bent back, seamed face
and the appearance of a patriarch.
Patrick states that he saw light first
in old Ireland in 1802, was a young
man when Napoleon was humiliated,
and remembers the times well.
Healey has worked many years as a
laborer and worked his way to Cali
fornia eighteen years ago. He Iβ now
in the county infirmary, owing , to the
weight of yeare. but passes along some
nifty advice to the wise ones who will
never take It.
ALASKA CENTRAL ROAD
PROMOTERS NOT GUILTY
Judge l,nndls of Chicago Make* Pecu-
liar Comment When Defendant*
CHICAGO, April 13.—Albert C. Frost,
former president and promoter of the
Alaska Central railroad, and his four
cn-dpfpnrlants, George M. Seward,
rierre G. Beach, Frank Watson and
George C. Ball, all interested In the de
velopment of the road, were found not
guilty in the federal court here today
of conspiracy to obtain illegally mil
lions of dollars ■worth of coal lands in
the Matnnuska valley, Alasica.
Disputes over the methods of coal
claim locators caused the coal lands to
be withdrawn from entry in President
Roosevelt's last administration. Frost
and his associates were indicted March
16, 1911, in the United States district
court here, charged with conspiracy to
obtain control of 64 coal locations by
means of "dummy entrymen"
The verdict was given at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. Judge Keneeaw M.
Landis, on hearing the verdict, de
manded that a copy of it be handed
him. The court was silent while he
examined the paper.
"Counsel for the defense are to be
congratulated on having achieved a
most extraordinary victory," he said.
PHONE MANAGER STRICKEN
\V. W. yon Tlllow of Santa Rosa in
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
SANTA ROSA, April 13. —W. W. yon
Til low, manager of this division of the
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph com
pany, is seriously ill with pneumonia.
He was stricken Wednesday night, but
hi? condition was not considered crit
ical until late Friday night. For the
last 2 4 hours he has been kept alive
with oxygen. Mr. yon Tillow form
erly lived in Pan Francisco and for a
time In Healdsburg.
MARRIED IN SANTA CLARA
Hn, Maggie Mitchell Become* the
Bride of Dougald i'o. Martin
SANTA CLARA, April 13.—Mrs. Mag
gie Mitchell, a prominent resident of
Santa Clara, and Dougald E. Martin of
the United States ship Cheyenne were
united in marriage today at the bride's
residence by Rev. H. B. Heacock in ta«
presence of relatives and friends. Wed
ding dinner followed at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jenkins near Sara
toga, the trip being made in touring
"UNCLE JOE" AT CAPITOL
Vlrmt Melt am a "Ltine Dock"—Saye
He Has Time to Burn
WASHINGTON, • April IS.—"Uncle
Joe" Cannon is making his first visit
to Washington since becoming a "lame
duck." "I'm just passing through," he
B&IH, "I would hardly call it making
a visit. I have time now to attend
prayer meetings and am thinking of
lecturing, perhaps from the pulpit,"
SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY, APRIL 14, 1913.
shall be reserved for consideration of
the powers. This point can only be
submitted subject to a decision to be
arrived .it 'regarding certain islands.
"'On the third point, the powers in
form the allies that they are ready to
communicate to them at once the
north and northeastern frontier of Al
bania, and that the southeastern and
south frontier Trill be communicated
to them as soon as it Is determined.
" 'On the fourth point the powers state
that as the solution of all questions
of a financial character has been re
served for a technical commission in
Paris, in which delegates of the bellig
erents shall take, part, they do not see
any reason for giving their views at
present on the question of Indemnity." "
FA V DELEZENE
WINS DOG RACE
Johnson Second, Mrs. Darling's
Team Third, Time 75 Hours
(Special IMspurrh to Th* Cain
NOME, Alaska, April 13.—Fay Dele
zene, driving the dog: team owned by
himself and Russell Bowen, won the
412 mile all Alaska sweepstake dog
team race over the snow trail from
Nome to Candle and return in 75 hours
and 1.8 minutes. John Johnson's Si
berian wolves, which eet the record of
74 hours 14 minutes and 20 seconds in
1910, were second, and the dogs owned
by Mrs. C, F. Darling of Berkeley, Cal.,
and A. A. "Scotty" Allen, third.
Johnson arrived at the finish two
bourn and 22 minutes behind Delezene
and Allan came in three hours and 32
minute's after the winner.
The race, which was one of the most
exciting ever run in the north, began
Thursday morning at D o'clock and
i ended when Delezene crossed the line
at 12;18 o'clock this afternoon. Dele
zene, who l.ad trailed Johnson all the
way until the last few hmira, was
wildly welcomed when he drove down
the trail behind his dogs and came
into Nome with all his racers on their
AI-I- \OMF, OIT AT EXI)
Two thousand persons, virtually the
entire winter population of Nome, had
assembled to see the finish and when
the Delezene doar ß came into sight the
crowd went wild.
All of TWezene's does were In excel
lent condition and showed little effect
of the long drive over the snow. D*le
zenp, who had husbanded his own
strength as well as that of his dogs,
during the first half of the race, was
also In good condition at the finish,,
although the last 104 miles of the
course were made without a stop for
Johnson, on the other hand, was worn
out when he crossed the line and
claimed second money. He had rested
but little during the three days and
nights of driving and was visibly dis
tressed. His dogs were not In good
condition either. Two of them were
carried on the sled and the other nine
teen were tired and worn. Johnson
drove the last 140 miles Into Nome
AI.I.AX'S DOGS FIMSH WVLL
Allan, who won last year's race, came
in with his dogs in good condition.
Allan was the favorite in the betting
but ran third most of the way and was
left behind when ho lost two hours
recovering a dog which became lost in
a snowstorm yesterday.
He did not drive hard after he left
Boston last night and made the last
100 miles at an easy pace. He carried
two dogs on his sled at the finish.
Tommy Illayok, a native driver, who
was the fourth contestant, did not fln
lsh, having fallen thirty miles behind
during yesterday's driving.
The purse of $5,000 was divided 60
per cent to the winner, 25 per cent to
second and 16 per cent to third place.
SEVEN KILLED IN WRECK
RxcunloD Train Derailed on Branch
of Central Vermont Railway
MONTREAL, April 13.—Seven per
sons are dead and 15 were injured as
the result of the derailment of an ex
cursion train this afternoon on the
Montreal-Chambly branch of the Cen
tral Vermont railway, about four and
a half miles out of St. Lambert.
SAN FRANCISCAN TO MARRY
Monroe Eyre IMncknrd Claim* Mlse
Dorothy William* for Bride
WASHINGTON, April 13.—Miss Doro
they Gardner Williams, daughter of
Gardner *F. Williams, will be married
to Monroe Eyre Pinckard of Han Fran
cisco Tuesday afternoon in St. John's
REV. MOTHER ROCK IS DEAD
OMAHA, Neb., April 13.—Rev. Moth
er M. Rock, 54 years old, cousin of
Pope Leo XIII, died today at the Poor
Clair convent. 'Her death was the re
sult of a shock sustained in the tor
nado which partially wrecked the con
vention last Easter Sunday.
OJEDA, ROUTED BY
YAQUIS, GIVES UP
TO U.S. TROOPS
Federal General and Rem
nants of His Army Flee
Under Fire to Border
and Surrender < *
INDIANS KILL ALL
WHO FAIL TO RUN ,
Yankee Captain Risks Life
to Save Commander on
N'ACO, Ariz., April 13.—General
Ojeda, commanding the remnants of
flis federal garriaon of 300 troopers
in Naco, Sonora, surrendered to the
United States troops- on border patrol
here this morning at 11 o'clock, after
having withstood a siege of state
troops which lasted for five days, and
in which more than half of his com
mand wag killed,
The surrender was hastened by the
attack upon the federal garrison by
thp hand of Taqui Indians tinder Gen
eral Obre«jn, commanding the state
tnjop*. T\ht>, .at daybreak burss in upon
the little garrison and fought vici
FORTS STiAI'GHTER PEN*
The dead on both sides hae been es
timated at 200, and the fortifications
in *s:aco, Sonora, are veritable slaugh
General Ojeda. true to his promise,
refused to surrender to the state
forces, and while the fighting was at
its height attempted to march across
the border with his band of faithful
federals. The Sre from thj enemy
was demoralizing and Ojeda and hln
men scattered, running to the railway
tracks which separate the two border
Xot even then did the firing from
rebels eeas» and General Ojeda shouted
to the American soldiers watching the
fighting from a distance.
SAVED BY YANKEE CAPTAIN
Captain IT, A. Slevart, Company A.
Ninth United Stater cavalry, ran alone
to his assistance. The American officer
prasped the Moxir-an general by the
arm. Together they ran In a hail of
lead to where an automobile was wait
Captain Figueroa of the federal gar
rison, witli 15 men, remained behind to
cover General Ojeda's flight. One by
one he and his fellows died in the bar
racks, surrounded by a horde of yell
ins, slaughtering , Yaquis.
"When the Indians burst into windows
and doore and crawled through shell
made apertures in the building there
were no living: federals to greet them.
General Ohregon entered the bar
racks from which the handful of fed
eral soldiers had wrought so much
havoc with his overwhelming force and
picked up the eword which had fallen
frdm Captain Figueroa's hand. Such
was the only formality of surrender to
the state forces.
DEAD PILED IX STREETS
General Ojeda. before leaving the So
nora town, eplked his cannon and
burned all supplies. Little was left for
the victorious rebels.
Sixty-five wounded from both eldes
were hurried to this town and placed
In the army hospital. The dead re
mained piled In the streets and hang
ing from windows of buildings as they
Forty-flve wounded Indians picked up
in the streets of the Mexican town told
what the Yaqui's had accomplished.
Prevented from participating In the
night attack because of their super
stitions of death In darkness, the In
dians at daybreak wildly hurled them
selves against the federal fortifications,
forcing the fighting and winning the
battle which ended the siege.
"There Iβ honor in this defeat," said
General Ojeda after he safely had
reached the American side. "I have
only one- regret, and that is for Cap
tain Figu-eroa, who refused to surren
der with me."
When told of the captain's death,
Ojeda wept bitterly.
"Oh, had T but thrown myself In
flames and died as he did," cried the
white haired soldier.
"Now we are ready to drive the
Huerta soldiers out of Guaymas and
the state will be ours," exulted General
Obregon after the victory.
"My men deserve the credit," boasted
the Yaqui chief just after the fighting
ceased. , v
WASHINGTON, April 13.—Officials
here expressed relief tonight when they
learned that the fighting at Naco wa*
over. For fnf- days American lives
had been in-constant danger from bul
lets falling across the international
border and a prolonged siege of the
town would have created a situation
most difficult to deal with. Brigadier
General Bliss, commanding the United
States border force, had warned the
combatants that further firing into
American territory would not be toler
ated, but the Mexican commanders had
a hard task trying to keep their vol
leys directed away from the border.
VALDEZ TO BE PRESIDENT
SAN DOMINGO, April 18.—Jos* Borda
Valdez was elected by congress today
as president to succeed Archbishop
Nouil. . .
j *'A a Independent Newspaper"
Peacock Alley Animated
D.A.R. Contest Warms
Mrs. Mothers T. Scott, president general of the national society of the Daugh
ters of the American Revolution.
"Call to Arms ,, Today Will Herald Race
Between Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Story
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
WASHINGTON, April 13. —When at 11
o'clock tomorrow morning- Mrs. Mathew
T. Scott, president general of the Na
tional Society of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, walks down the
center aisle of the great assembly room
in Continental hall, escorted by a body
of minute men of the Society of 1912, in
their buff uniforms and three cornered
hats, and a veritable flower garden of
pages, it will be the official "call to
arms" for the twenty-second continen
The air teemed with excitement In
Peacock alley and In the drawing
rooms of the New Wlllard tonight,
where are assembled the two warring
factions, that of Mrs. John Miller Hor
ton of Buffalo, the progressive and ad
ministration candidate for president
general, and Mrs. Williams Cummings
Story, the conservative candidate for
the same position. Unable longer to re
main entirely outside the fray. Mrs.
Charles B. Bryan also visited Peacock
alley with a number of her strongest
supporters, each keeping her ears open
for the latest news.
LOOKS GRAND DAME
Mrs. Story, wearing a splendid
white brocade and looking indeed a
grand dame, promenaded the corridor
FOR BANKER TODAY
Bishop Greer Will Conduct
Ceremony Over Remains of
J. Pierpont Morgan
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
NEW YORK, April 13.—Final ar
rangements for the funeral services for
the late Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan, which
will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow
morning at St. George's Protestant
Episcopal church, were completed to
The services will be conducted by
the Right Rev. David H. Greer, bishop
of New York, assisted by the Right
Rev. William Lawrence, D. D., of Bos
ton; Right Rev. Chauncey B. Brewster
of Connecticut, and Rev. Karl Reiland,
rector of St. George's.
Following the services, the body will
be taken on a special train to Hart
ford, Conn., where the burial will be
in the Morgan vault
QUAKE AT SAN BERNARDINO
Karl7 Morning Shock Strong Enough
to Rock Building*
SAN BERNARDINO, April 18.—A
short but severe earthquake was felt
here at 2:45 o'clock this morning.
There was no damage, although the
shock wu atron* enough to rock build
ings. - - -
holding an enthusiastic reception, while
with her were her stoutest allies.
Mrs. Horton, who was stricken with
a sore throat yesterday, was so hoarse
tonight she couid not speak and Is en
tirely out of business so far as the
social world is concerned.
The only topic of conversation Is
the war between Mrs. Story on one
side and Mrs. Scott, president general,
on the other, over the way the coming
congress shall be managed. An effort
was made by the Story faction to
have negotiations for changes In the
modus pperandl of the congress made
without the public, and especially the
newspapers, becoming acquainted with
all the facts. This, however, failed and
the administration faction took it as
a personal Insult that changes in ref
erence to the voting and voting ma
chines should be asked.
ARE IN BITTER TROUBLE
The greatest possible care is being
used to admit only such delegates who
have regular credentials, and several
women who have crossed the conti
nent to represent their chapters are
In bitter trouble because of that fact.
For many reasons the credential cor
ner of Continental hall was in high
Continued on Page 2, Column 5
TELL OF RAIDING
Say Conditions Are Unset
tled Along Pacific Sea
board of Country
LOS ANGELES. April 13.—Eighteen
refugees from the -west coast of Mex
ico arrived here today on the Norwe
gian steamer Jason. Captain Rustad,
from Manzanillo, Guaymae and other
Mexican coast cities.
They told tales of unsettled condi
tions along the Pacific seaboard of
Mexico, reporting that the town of
Las Nochea recently was raided by &
company of insurrectos, who killed
several business men.
The Jason priced up 80 refugees at
Topolobampo mid Las Noches, but all
left the steamer at Guaymas except
the 18, who came here.
Captain Rustad reported the Amer
ican warships Colorado and Buffalo
at Guaymas and Topolobampo respec
tively. The Jason sailed for San Fran
CUTTER AT LOS ANGELES
Tie McCulloefc Arrive* oh (nilm<. In
LOS ANGELES, April 13.—The United
States revenue cutter MoCulloch
reached this port today on a cruise
from San Francisco. It was scheduled
to sail for San Diego tomorrow.
/ WEATHER FORECAST;
S'Fairj light northwest wind.
# Have you *read a
ft'A. M. Edition of The Call
It prints news received
too late for use in the
regular city newspapers.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
AND DEATH; NO
HOPE HELD OUT
Physicians Attending Pontiff
Resort to Application oi
Great Quantity of Heari
Stimulants to the Enc
That Patient May Be Able
to Wage Sturdy Fight foi
Life When Illness Reaches
Its Most Virulent Stage
FEVER AND COUGH
CAUSE GREAT ALARM
Impression Gains Ground
That Tracheal Bronchitis
Has Developed Into Pneu
monia; This Not Abso
lutely Denied by Marchia
fava; Present Relapse Due
to Reluctance of Pius tc
Submit to Medical Regime
HOME!, April 14 (4 n. m.)— The popf
haw panned a sleepless night. Hl*
temperature Is still hlcrh. It exceed*
102 Fahrenheit. The patient Is nlmov
delirious. His respiration In *lfflculi
and It In feared the symptoms of pneu
monia are extending.
Doctor* Amid and Cagiatl are watch-
Ing; his hnllnrM. Professor Marchln
fnva will not retnrn before 7 o'clock
unless he Is «nmmoned.
Doctor Marehlafava, who Is a state
functionary, has formally assured
members of the government that h«
will notify them when death seems to
be six hours distant. He Is confldenJ
the end will not he sudden.
(Special Cable to The Cain
ROME, April 14.—Pope Pius 1s hov
ering between life and death. The end
may be a matter of hours. In the beat
Informed circles it is feared that h«
will pass away before many hours.
Professor Marchiafave. admits thai
symptoms indicating pneumonia an
present. Late last night the pontifl
had a violent hemorrhage.
The Vatican within and
without are closely guarded. The Ital
ian government has stationed specially
chosen troops around the palace of the
There is no hope.
MAKES PEACE WITH GOD
The holy father has made his peace
with God. Last night, for almost ar
hour, Fra Vives y Tuto. hie confessor,
ftnd brother of the Spanish inquisitor
was closeted In secret with the pontiff
while Piu3 made a general confession
and received extreme unction.
All bulletins emanating: from th«
consulting physicians are censored b?
Cardinal Merry del Val. The papal sec.
retary of state was with his holiness
for half an hour after Fra Vivee y
Tuto had shriven the pontiff. To Car
dinal del Val the pope gave a last me««
s&ge to the Christian world, as well ai
a private Injunction to the sacred col
lege, which will name his, successor.
WAITS FOR SOLEMN KXEI-T,
Rome refrains from sleep this morn
ing, waiting momentarily for the eol
emn knell which will tell that Pius th*
Good has gone from earth to God.
"At the present time it could not
properly be called pneumonia; but
with tracheal bronchitis sometimes tbe
lungs do not perform their function
properly. Probably the insistent and
robuet figure of the Holy Father may
overcome this danger. Meanwhile wa
can make the statement, which muKt
give rise to great hope, that the con
dition of albuminuria has disappear
In the two bulletins issued, one in
A Box of Gold,
Bound with Rose
Ribbon, Filled With
Chocolates de Luxe
The Perfection of the Confec
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