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Feared That if Policy Be
Maintained the Militant
Leader Will Die a
AT SUNDAY MEETINGS
Suffragette Speakers in Hyde
Park Are Pelted With
Cable tfl The Oil)
LONDON, April 13.—While suffra
made militant il.-nonstrations in
'"any parts of England today, jubllat
f>r the release of Mrs. Emmellne
T'a^.i-hurst, tho cause <>f their hysterics
w*s lying weak and too ill even to sit
up in the nursing home where she Is
■tIH under close watch.
Tt is very likely that several weeks
may elapse before she will be consid
tronp: enough to resume serving
her sentence of three years' penal im
prieonment it Is calculated that if
rnmetat persists in the present
policy of letting starvation proceed to
the point where life i* threatened, then
Ing the prisoner Into the care of
the nursing Institution until health Is
tored and then returning her
i. Mrs. Pankhnrsi will still be ■
itate'a prisoner when death intervenes
in the natural course.
The usual Sunday meetings at Hyde
park and Wimbledon common and
liempetead H.ath were again marked
hy disorderly scenes. Crowds refused
ers a bearing and eventually
I* :■ . SCOrted ■ way by
mounted and fool poMoe.
« now i> iMCI.TS SFBAKJBU
In 11h park ■ crowd Of 10,000 persons
surrounded the carl which the suffra
- used as S platform. Showers of
E« peel and other missiles
ound the first woman who spoke,
Biding her arms she still faced the
crowd la silence.
A volley of turf greeted this defiant
action and she was twice struck In the
Finally mounted police conveyed
iri out Of thp park, the suffra
singlng and the crowd respond
ing with volleys <>f mrf. Some women
■ slated on walking away and dis
thetr colors were roughly
The of militancy which is
isi uneasiness to the author
: fact thai despite increased
on the pan of the police, the
authorship of the more serious crimes
■• < ted. the majority of the
arrests being for window breaking or
obstruction. Even in some of the most
:■ - of window breaking the
IXCRRASH 1\ ItKSTIU ;CTl(i\
Since the campaign of destruction
resumed in January ther
ly increase in the raiding of
Hilar boxes, l'aJse fire alarms, cutting
pi: and telephone wires, dis
fitling call boxes, the destruction of
iirvls and greenhouses and the
cutting up of golf greens and tennis
grounds, with minor announcements
such as stoppage of keyholes, painting
. s< , numbers and painting suf
St not half a dozen arrests, alto
gether nave been made for any of
totaling thousands in
ring the last two or three
• inneetion with the graver
' rimes nearly all of Incendiary nature,
Dβ! of which has already run more
than $750,000, there have been but four
In 27 out of 30 cases of such
outrages no arrests have been made
WARM WELCOME TO
Entertainment Planned for
Wives-.of All Who Will
OAKLAND. April 13.— Working with
the Knlghta Templar, who will act as
■ reception committee for the visiting
fcnights during the conclave, from April
" to ]?, will be a number of women
tvho will t of the wives of the
"s\ The delegation, under Mrs.
R. F. Tlsdale, will consist of the wives
officers of Oakland commandery
and will be appointed tomorrow.
i I if-- are also busy decor.iting
hundred machines with flowers
mtfements for the entertaln
thou • nd visiting
knlghta from a'l over California are
being made under the direction of P.
M. Willemln, general secretary of the
c committee, and the parade ar
ments are under P, EL Uersey.
rman of the parade 'oommittee.
utomebiles Is being as-
Bembled with tbe seeistanee <>f the Com
-1 elUi to take the guests all over
the east b in daring the three
days of thi* < enclave, and special ar
inents made for the entertainment
Piedmont park end the art gallery
been thrown open to the visitors
b] Frank ('. Havi us and their oar
\ tickets will allow them free
js:e to any points of Interest.
Automobile parlies will umiUt at
hour* of 10. 11, 'j and I o'clock dar
ing the conclave. jiikl tb« special ilay of
< ntertainment has been :•••*• ta* Satur
day, when all of the knights and ]-,:
i.tining over will be talceq, sight
ing. The committee in chart'
3 planning for tug rides about San
Visitor?: will begin to arrive Wednes
day, April 16, when the parties of Los
Angeles enmmandery No. 9 and Golden
West commandery No. 11 of Los Ange
]e.« will come up on the Harvard.
They will spend the morning in San
ICO, lunch at the Hotel Oakland,
which will be headquarters during the
• on< lave. In the afternoon they will
tour the <ity In automobiles. Every
ivins party will be met by a rom
niiit.. of eeoorjl from Oakland coni
ndery witn automobiles and bands
rted to the hotel.
W lie business of the conclave will start
o'clock Thursday morning with an
address of welcome by Sir Knight
m .rank K. Molt and the grand
nrafXon by Emiaesi Sir Francis H. K.
>• Donnell, commander of Oakland com-
Miv No. 11. The grand parade
will ho the feature Thursday afternoon,
i a hand concert and grand ball at
Hotel Oakland and Staple hall in the
< ve ning.
Kriday morning the cadets at the
University of California will review.
TWO DIVING GIRLS AT EMPRESS
Vaudeville Acts as Seen by the Cartoonist
At the Empress theater this week ar c the "Diving Girls," Dora IVoolard and Laura Murray, two
charming swimmers, assisted by Mmc. fiarlo, "oldest lady swimmer"; Neil McKinley, who has
a "brain storm"; Siith and Gamier, jugglers; Burns, Armstrong and Fullen, in a college sl(it;
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Caulficld, in a pretty comedy act; Paddock and Paddock, dancers; Miss
Mary McElree, "San Francisco's little song bird"; and the Five Musical Lovelands in an en
NATIVES HOLD DANCE IN
OWN REDWOOD FOREST
Yerba Buena Parlor Affair
Banner One in History
To relebrftte the twenty-seventh an
niversary of its existence, Yerba IJuona
parlor No. S4 of the Native Suns of the
Golden West f?a\e a ball En the new
ballroom of the Native Sons' building In
Mason street Saturday night. The
occasion was a banner one in the his
tory of the parlor, It serving to bring
about a reunion of many of the older
The ballroom was uniquely doc orated
to resemble a redwood forest tilled with
fragrant bJoeeom* Added to this the
many dainty and beautiful gowns lent
a delightful rolor scheme.
Artistic programs adorned with the
seal Of the parlor added to the pic
turesquene.ss of the affair.
Among those who attended Avere:
Churl's Keltott I'lmrli'N i:. Itrban
Herbert Ortfc Walter KrnitsKrlll
Sidney <;<il'l."i St.--w.irt S.-t'tT
Thomas K»trii*oti FwhJ Hisglns .Ir.
A. lAttM ■Iγ. S. frowlpj
iK. B. 11! inn
Herbert Maraulay .('. Dhiil.v
Mervln Welhe R. limit
Cteorge Ma.ma.rd C. Swteri
. - Kajrlor t*on l.i-vy
Krril Clark Him .les*i<' MeKinnon
Mis* Mii.v Inrinn Mr*. C. Roman
M!ss Mn>- I text it Miss Alyse Schloh
Miss H 4nd««ea jMm. Kdnn Wrtl«
MliX llb/.01 Mnynard MIM 11. Klhish^hii
Mi-s Myrtle .Mills Hlu May Gilbert
Mrs. 11. M.KMiiUy Mlm a. O'Keefe
Miss All i titvhiitt Ml-.-* Rugrate peeltet
Mlrs A. l'.aratlna Mis. JI. C. IJukrr
Mrs. Fr''<l (!»rk Mrs. Norman Artor
PrlswHl ..Miss Marion McKimion
Calrin McKlnnon Miss Mars K. A*!^ ,
''on Hotnnti MiM Jtuth Ymiuß
Arthur Krown Mrs. P, B. <Jrant
Frank Hontlrr M\~s r.Nio Crcowetl
William- Miss TIIHc HNItHI
It. Miss BdM Y'lniiK
fl. Konrad Miss i:. Slillfr
H. C. DalWll Mrs. llisslns
Norma o Ar'ir m:-s X..sit.-i I'lolier
Calvin McKinnon MNs Alma Wise
Walter B. Kcdec Miss i urrir- c.-uich
.liii'k (oiiltt-r Miss A. ISvrne
syli.. Taccoo] 3tiM A. Bdußfdt
P. B. ';r«nt M!-.s s. Qlbbonn
George Saxton Miss Rpnf lkijrd
MRS. SARAH DOWNEY DIES
Berkeley Pioneer Succumbs to Long;
BERKELEY, April 53. — After a long
illness, Mrs. Sarah A. Downey died
last night at her home, 2717 College
avenue. She was the wife of Andrew
Downey, retired, a capitalist and realty
operator in San FranrMsro and Alameda
counties since 1863. Mrs. Downey was
the mother of four children: Mrp. Hugh
Goodfellow, wife of a local attorney;
Ifisx Mary Downey, Miss Elizabeth
Downey and the late George W.
Downey. Mrs. Downey was «3 years
old. Funeral and interment tomorrow
afternoon will be conducted privately.
and in the afternoon a drill compe
tition will be held at Lakeside park
for the drill teams of visiting com
manderies. There will also be a thea
ter party at Ye Liberty theater.
Friday morning the election will take
place, when William Augustus Hani
mel of Los Angeles will be elected right
eminent grand commander. In the
evening the Order of the Red Cross
will be conferred by Oakland* com
THK SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY, APRIL 14/1913.
BURGLARS ENTER HOUSE
IN THE PARK DISTRICT
Batch of Other Robberies
Are Reported to the
Although the police of the park dis
trict have redoubled their efforts to
rid that section of the city of robbers
and holdup men, another robbery was
Between 8 and 0 o'clock Saturday
night burglars entered the home of
Mrs. F. M, Houghton, \t% I'atnassus
avenue, and got away with jewelry
valued at $110. While the burglars
operated in the rear rooms of tlve In.use
members of the family and neighbors
made merry in the parlor.
Officers from the park station who
investigated the robbery Say that en
trance was gained through an unlocked
window. No clew to the identity of the
robbers was found.
Burglars entered a Chinese laundry
operated by Sinu l-ee at 3641 Sacra
mento street Saturday night and took
$184 from s trunk under Lees bed.
Bight Chinese laundry workers, sleep
ing in a room overhead, were not dis
turbed by the .robbers.
Other robberies reported were:
David Mrtritt. Lenox hotel, robbed
of $11 cash and a topaz stickpin valued
at $7. He accuses his roommate. Frank
<";trl Makenan, 44 East street, pockets
plck»d O< (JOia watch valued .it %W.
La Rose millinery store. L4SS Stock
ton street, entered and plumes valued
at $S7 taken. /
Bar! Mean, 2388 Fulton street, re
lieved of watch valued at $20.
DOCTOR WHIPS A POET
Denver ■"I■ > OHmi K«-»<-hin l.mo* Telling
lion He « row*eil i\\v Street
DENVER, April n /,. 1 , . Bischoff,
editor of a Gorman pap<>i-. Wlsheti Dr. .F. J
Henry Dreyer ■ eortflaJ good morning j
when the letter entered lii.« printing!
office loil.iv. The doctor replied to!
the salutation by horsewhipping the ;
publisher. Bischoff had printed a poem !
about Doctor Dreyer helping two J
women across the Rtreet,
I.o« Aneele*, Hound Trip,
via Santa IV. On s«il«- April 18—return
innit May -\ The Angel leave? 4 p. m.
For Infants and Cnildren.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Signature of L*tO&Z7<UZcdfai
FORCE MASSED TO COPE
WITH GENERAL STRIKE
Half Million Expected to
Quit Work to Enforce
Demand for Vote
(Special nispatoh to Tlso Call)
BRVBBELB, April 14.—A1l Belgium
is besieged by strikers. Half a million
men will remain idle today.
The ffreat port of Antwerp Is tied up.
Only passenprer sUamcra will onter or
leave here from now until the strike
Foodstuffs already linvo reached fam
ine prices. As thousands may bo re
duced to starvation in cvi-iy town,
burgomasters and councilors are form
ing relief i ommittees. Not a pntato or
■ Uμ k of flour could be hud for love
or money before the shops closed their"
doors In fear of a famine riot. It is
now estimated^that the cost of the
strike.to Belgium will*be not less.than
$1,000,000;;' a day.j '^ ; ■' . ■
';>Thejsoelallsts demand universal'man
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For tickets, folders, etc., apply
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BY COMMITTEE IS
Secretary Declares Legisla
tive Body Can Inquire Only
Into Official Duties
Sacramento, April 13.
The legislative committee that will
deal with the case of Secretary of State
Jordan in alleged misuse of his office
for the benefit of certain employes,
will probably not get down to business
before Wednesday. In event the legis
lature can reach an understanding
with the prosecution and defense, there
may be an earlier hearing of a pre
liminary nature that will determine
Just when the case shall be presented.
According to present plans of the
state board of control, which yesterday
terminated its investigation of Secre
tary of State Jordan's office, no official
report of the inquiry will be made until
the legislative committee has taken up
Although the investigation was not
entirely completed by the board, it was
planned originally to make a report of
Its findings to Governor Johnson. In
stead, the transcript of testimony taken
before the board will be turned over to
the legislative committee, and what
ever recommendations will be forth
coming will emanate from that body.
The investigation committees named
by the speaker of the assembly and
the president pro tern of the senate is
not thought to be favorable to Jordan.
But inquiry today showed that the
committees had been named with a
view to giving a square deal to both
The secretary will base hie defense,
it is understood, on the provisions of
the original resolution, ordering that
the acts of the secretary and each of
his subordinates should be considered
solely in the light of the official duties.
The provisions of this resolution are
not implicit, but that is what they ap
Th<> secretary asserts all else Iβ
without the jurisdiction of any inves
There is no evidence so far submitted
that shows other than a precedent in
public offices of the state that permits
minor employes to make a few dol
lars on the side if thin does not in
terfere with the direct receipts of their
That the board of control will to
morrow prepare to present a case that
it considers strong is acknowledged
and there is said to be evidence in
regar.l to certified copies of automobile
registrations that make it appear that
the state should have received the
RALEIGH AS FLAGSHIP
OF NAVY SECRETARY
May !*»«> Cruiser For Inspection of
the Pacific (oust \avy Yard*
OVolal Dispatrh to The Call)
WASHINGTON, April 13.—The secre
tary of the navy may, while inspecting
the navy yards and stations on the Pa
i-iiic comet, hoist hie fUig on the cruiser
R&leiffh, th.ua enjoying the distinction of
having for hi.s flagship a vessel named
after th<> capital city of his native state. I
Tho Raleigh is now at the Puget
sound navy yard awaiting reassignment
to active duty.
By placing her in full commission the
secretary could very comfortably cruise
the entire length of the J'a< ifh- coast.
hood suffrage. Unless this is granted
t!i<\\ declare that all work will con
tinue in abeyance.
Many of the union?, uncontrolled by!
the socialists (»r anti-clericals, have re
fuse,] to join the strike. They have fol
lowed the injunction of the hierarchy
in seek political reforms through proper
politcaJ methods, and not by endanger
ing tlie prosperity of the nation or the
li\ >'s of the people.
The "universal strike" was called by
the socialist congress on March 23, <fe-
Splte protest! from many parts of the
The l,::r>n delegates voted almos»t
unanimously in favor of a strike, in
spite of thfl effort! of M. Vjuidervelde
and M. 11 uvsmans. M. Maroille, the
miners' delegate, declared that 40,000
miner! would leave work.
The manager of the (Jhent exhibition
and the delegate of the Ghent trade
unions ht'KKed the congress in vain to
take into account the £1,-00,000 which
bad lit en spent on the exhibition.
The government has massed soldiers
at all strategic, points in .the kingdom,
but Is- keeping- them out vof f sight-as
much as possible. The socialist leaders
have arranged, to assist the«strikers
with food whenit is needed.
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