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VOL. XXXII, NO. 269.
KIDNAPED GIRL INSISTS SHE WAS HYPNOTIZED BY WOMAN Lenaßrochesßrought Home* by Her Father Tells Strange Story of Mrs. Sophia Adler's Influence Admits She Robbed Her Sister, but Was Not Able to Resist Attorney Who Succeeded in Tracing Pair to Baltimore Says Criminal Action Will Be Commenced j Lena Brochee, sixteen-year-old daughter of A. Broches, alleged to have been kidnaped by Mrs. Sophia Adler a month ago, returned to Los Angeles yesterday • morning In company with her father who recently went to Balti more to bring his daughter home. "I knew that Mrs. Adler was exert ing a peculiar Influence over me from the time I first met her six months ago until I saw my father two weeks ago when he came to the police sta tion In Baltimore for me," she said yes terday afternoon, In speaking of her wild trip across the continent with the woman. "When she talked to me I had ab solute confidence In her, and when she looked at me I felt that she was the perfect ideal, but the moment she left and I was alone I saw that she was bad and was exerting some powerful Influence over me which I could not re sist.' ■ Realized Influence vDay by day I felt myself grow deeper and deeper in her power and. at . last gave myself up hopelessly to her bid dings. "Not until I saw my father. In the jajl'at Baltimore did I realize what It had done and the disgrace that' I came Iso nearly bringing upon myself. ■-; In telling her story the -girl declared that every step taken by her was dic tated by the woman who took her across the continent. Robbed Her Sister "She even made me rob my sister of her savings which she had in the bank, and took it to pay her way across the country to Baltimore," cried the girl as she realized the events of the last few months and shuddered with awe at her narrow escape. -William J. Danford, who hns been acting as attorney for Mr. Broches, and was first to locate the fleeing party on the train at North Platte. Neb., de clares that every possible means will be taken to obtain extradition papers for the return of Mrs. Adler. When It was learned that Mrs. Adler had escaped to Baltimore, an effort was made to secure her arrest and return for trial but, owing to lack of funds in the state treasury, nothing could be done. ■ '. Mr. Danford said yesterday that the crime of which Mrs. Adler was first ac cused is much more serious than at first thought and the question of ex tradition is to be taken up again. — PRISONERS BREAK OUT OF NEW MEXICAN JAIL By Associated Preas 1 : RATON, N. M., June 26.— Eight prisoners have dug their way out of the Colfax county ja.ll. It Is believed that they received aid from outside. Posses are scouring the country in search of the fugitives. One of them is John Medlock, a negro, who was re cently arrested at Leavenworth, Kan., "on! the charge of having murdered a woman at Gardner, N. M., five years ago. . LAWYERS FIND HEIRS TO $4,000,000 ESTATE Special to Ths Herald. WILKESBARRB, Pa., June 26. —Mrs. Lev! Fink of this city to day received unofficial notice that she Is one of the four heirs to the $4,000,000 estate of Jacob Helgh ! let- of California who died there six years ago and whose lawyers have since been searching for the heirs. The other heira, she says, are Khrman Hube of Havre de Grace, Md., Mrs. Charles Roberts of Philadelphia and Mrs. James Mcßrlde of Columbia. Mrs. Fink says that her uncle went west when quite young and the family lost sight of him. They learned, 1 however, that he died In 1889 very rich, but they supposed he had married and did not sus pect they would share In the es tate. LOS ANGELES HERALD LENA BROCHES, ABOVE, AND MRS.' SOPHIE ADLER SEIZE ISLAND OF SAGHALIEN JAPANESE REPORTED TO HAVE TAKEN POSSESSION VALUABLE - PRIZE SECURED London Times Correspondent Cables From Pekln That Russia's Set- - tlement Has Fallen Into the , Enemy's Hands . Special to The Herald LONDON, June 26.— The Times' Pekln correspondent wires as follows: "Prl *yate" telegrams here state that the Japanese have seized the Island of Sag halien." This island was originally owned by Japan, but has for many years past been held by. Russia and used 'as a penal settlement. Lying immediately north of Ezo; forming the last link of one long chain of islands, the remainder of which con stitute the empire of Japan, and com manding both the northern entrances to the Japan sea, this has long been a " possession ■ deeply coveted, and has been constantly named as part of the territory which Japan would inevitably endeavor to secure whenever terms of peace should come up for discussion. WILL MEET IN AUGUST Russia and Japan Both Announce Readiness for Conference By Associated Preaa. WASHINGTON, June 26.— The presi dent has expressed a wish to the Jap anese and Russian governments that the plenipotentiaries meet in the United States on the first day of Au gust, and, if not on that date, then on the earließt possible date there after. The following statement re garding the meeting. of plenipotenti aries was made public at the White House today: "The president has received from both the Russian and Japanese gov ernment the statement that the.pleni potentiaries of the two countries will meet In ' the United States during the first ten duya of August, and the president has expressed to both governments the wish that tho meeting should take place, if possible, on the first of August, and, If not on that date, then at the earliest date thereafter." The official' announcement of the names. of the plenipotentiaries is with held for several reasons. M, Neliil off's health may not permit him to iContln«ad uu I'm mo Two) LOS ANGELES, CAL., TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 37, 1905. ORIENTALISM IS SPREADING DANGER OFFICIALS WOULD CHECK THE - "YELLOW PERIL" FEDERAL INSPECTORS ALERT Governor May Order All Chinese Mil itia in California to Cease Drill. Ing — Much interest Excited California will In all probability take the initial - step in the proposed at tempt to quell the impending danger threatened by the mobilization of Chinese troops on American soil. ..*• According: to those who are high in politics, of tho slate, Gov. George C Pardee, ! aided by other officials, hna been carrying on a searching investi gation of the Chinese militia for some time, and rumor. haa^ lt that upon the governor's return from Portland, where he is attending the exposition, he will take such measures as will effectually stop they drilling of. Orientals in this state with flre arms. It is known that federal Inspectors have been investigating the complex Chinese question for many months past, and that they have such evidence that will require speedy action. A well de fined report Is now current to the effect that United States Inspector Jenkins is preparing to breakup the local Chinese militia within the course of a few days. Military Men Aroused National guardmen are much excited over the exposure made by The Herald in connection with the threatened Oriental invasion. That many of their number have lent themselves to aiding in the momentous scheme to overthrow tho present Chinese government and break down the exclusion laws of- this country is a question which Is agitating the head officers, and they openly admit that they are "between the devil and the deep sea" for a correct solution of the much complicated problem. That there is a thorough awakening to the real issue now before the people of this const and the nation at large is evidenced by a mass meeting of labor ing men that whs held In Oakland Sunday for a dlßcusalon of the Japan ese exclusion. The "Yellow Peril" la a grim reality, say those who have studied present conditions, and it In up to the American people to check the Influx of Orientals or be prepared to ac cept, the consequences. . Fearing Japanese, Too While the Chinese are endeavoring 1 with all their might and main to effect (Continued on faga Two) FARMERS ARE SLAIN BY YAQUIS Twelve Eanchers and Several Women Among Dead Indians Raid San Migue and Ures Districts in Sonora Pitched Battle Fought at Buenos Ayres - Ranch Party of Americans Go to Res cue of People Threatened by Savages— Rurales *Un Pursuit Special to The Herald. TUCSON, Ariz., June 26.— At least twelve ranchers and several women and children have met death at the hands of a band of Yaqui Indians raiding the country along the San Miguel river In Ures, Sonora, and a party of- Americans, headed by Joseph Dewltt, have gone to the rescue of those In danger of being massacred. Dr. Frank J. Toulssant has Just re turned from Ures and brings this news. The trouble began last Friday. After several families had been murdered by the Indians, the ranchers made a deter mined stand at Buenos Ayres ranch, where, aided by about thirty hands, they succeeded in repulsing the Indians. Jesus Prtando, Francisco Luis ' Car ranza and several neighbors were killed. Fully twenty Indians were killed, al though the number can only be esti mated, as the Indians carried off. their dead and wounded. " ; The nearest armed force is the ru rales at Hermoslllo and they have gone to the scenes of the outrages. , WOMAN OFFICIAL HOLDS THE FORT MISS MARY L JONES REMAINS ON GUARD SMALL HOPE FOR SURRENDER Council of War of the Friday Morning Cabinet Decides to Continue the Fight If It Takes All Summer BULLETIN ' When the public library closed last night Mies Mary L. Jones was still In possession.' Encouraged by the support which her sisters had given her at amass meeting at the woman's club house In the after noon Mlhs Jones said she had no In tention of K'vlnp up the fight. None of Luininis' Indians was seen 'about the library yesterday. As for the mass meeting called by the club women at E o'clock In the afternoon It was not largely attended, but certain things were said which must have made the ears of the library board burn. Adopt Resolution After many speeches had been made Mrs. Shelley Tolhurst offered the fol lowing resolution .which was adopted with an almost unanimous vote, only two nays being heard on the viva voce vote. It reads as follows: "Whereas, the board of directors of the' Los Angeles Public library has (summarily removed from office the librarian, Miss Mary. L. Jones, without giving her opportunity to meet the charges preferred against her, Indeed without acquainting her with those charges until the moment of dismissal, thus apparently violating legal pro cedure, attacking 1 the principle, of civil service and presenting to the youth of our city a spectacle disastrous to jus tice and civic purity, we the represen tatives of the organizations mentioned below, citizens, and tax payers, respec tively petition your honor the mayor of Los Angeles, and your honorable body, the council of Los Angeles to demand a publlo investigation of the charges against Miss Jones, that the library board may have an opportunity to prove these chargeß, that Miss Mary Jones may have an opportunity to re fute and that the people of Los An geles may have an opportunity to see that justice Is done." The speeches made by the women in wit and- satire and coals of flre were gently, though eloquently, heaped upon (Continued »»a !'•»• Two.} RUSSIA ABLAZE WITH RACIAL, AGRARIAN AND CIVIC STRIFE EMPEROR NICHOLAS II GOVERNOR GENERAL TREPOFF EQUITABLE WILL RECOVER FUNDS CHAIRMAN MORTON MAKES A STATEMENT EMPLOYS SPECIAL 'COUNSEL New Official Prepares to Stop Leaks In Society's Treasury— Chokes Off the Directors' Feet By Associated Press. NEW YORK, June 26.— As chairman of the Equitable Life Assurance so ciety's board of directors, Paul Morton has begun legal proceedings to recover money alleged to have have wrongfully taken j from the society, and he also has cut off certain perquisites in the society. Mr. Morton tonight made the following statement: "I have retained Austin G. Fox and Wallace McFarlane as special counsel to Institute such legal proceedings as they may consider to be appropriate for the recovery of any money and prop erty to which the Equitable is found to be entitled. "These attorneys have been instruc ted to put themselves in communication with the attorney general and the In surance department and to act In har ,mony with them. "It has been the rule heretofore to allow directors $25 for attending exec utive committee meetings of the Equit able society and these allowances were made whether the directors were'pres ent or absent. "This has been changed. No director will In the future get fees unless he is present at the meetings, and no officer, employe, who happenrs to be a director will hereafter receive any fee for at tending board meetings of any kind." It became known late tonight that Directors Charles Stewart Smith arid Marcellas Hartley Dodge placed their resignation in the hand* of Paul Mor ton. PRICE: DAILY, BY CARRIER* 65 CTS. PER MONTH OFFICERS CALLED IN GAMBLING CASE SAN \ PEDRO EXCITED OVER CITY MARSHAL ■IS CALLED Grand , Jury Will Hear Testimony of Many' Witnesses Today— City Officials May Be Im peached Subpoenas were issued by the whole sale yesterday and served upom various citizens of San Pedro, lequlring them to appear before ,the grand jury at 10 o'clock this morning and testify re garding . their knowledge . of gambling l'l the harbor city, and excitement was nt si high pitch yesterday and last night, with rumors of the wildest kinds gaining currency and exaggeration with each succeeding hour. Among i those subpoenaed are City Marshal i Benjamin , Baker, .^Constable Carlson and Officer J. C. Franks. The latter recently . conducted a raid upon a gambling house In San Pedro and se cured several convictions In the harbor city court. These, convictions were the first . secured .In the city police court in several years, and were a nine days wonder. It Is certain that the grand jury pro poses to make a sweeping Investigation of conditions in San Pedro, : and Dis trict Attorney Fredericks is said to have made an exhaustive report to that body yesterday in which he asked that an investigation be begun.' Impeach ment proceedings are talked ' of In the event that the grand jury becomes con vinced of the necessity of such steps In order to wipe out gambling In San Pedro. Lodz Sounds the Note for Vast Upheaval of Discontent Poland and the Caucasus Now Practically in Open Rebellion Trepoff's Capacity for His Autocratic Post Severely Tested New and Alarming Feature in Caucasus, Where Moham medans . Threaten a ; - f "Holy War" Special Cable to The Herald.- /[£■; . LONDON, June 27.— While the rigor ous censorship now being' exercised 'by the Russian authorities prevents the publication of details, enough Is known here from private sources to warrant the gravest views of the situation In Warsaw. Although troops have been rushed. to the scene and there are now thirty-four battalions of . Infantry stationed in the city, the spirit of the revolutionists Is reported as desperate, and they are be lieved to be determined to fight to the last gasp. It is noted that the Jewish quarter,' where this element Is ' phenomenally strong, waa the first to break Into open revolt, cars being overturned to act as barricades and all preparations made for a most bitter and resolute struggle.' The news that, in one regiment at least, the officers had notified ' their commander that they -would ; ' not give the word to flre, and that the regiment had been hurried from the district,' la widely commented on. OUTBREAKS UNEXPECTED E Czar's Recent Promises Believed to ;y Have Stilled Discomfort ; • ' By .'Associated Press. "' ■ ; ," /',;■ ■■'■•'' e^ST. , June , 27. . 3 :15 . a\ ; m.— These are gloomy \ days" for 1 : the government of Russia. Every, new dis patch j accentuates the seriousness .of the -situation In Poland and the Cau casus, where a state of almost : open war exists, and reports of strikes, demonstrations and agrarian disorders are! pouring. In, from many parts of Russia proper. The volleys fired of Lodz seem to have been the signal for an outbreak' of general disorder, such as following the events of January j 22— "Red Sunday.". Up to the present, St. Petersburg and Moscow have not been affected, but, if mobilization is to be attempted In the , two capitals as reported, a re crudescence of former tumults Is likely to occur. Another danger Bpot Is Georgia (Rus- THE DAFS NEWS Southern California: Fair ion Tuesday; fresh west wind. Maxl. mum temperature In Los Angeles yesterday, 77 degrees; minimum, 53 degrees. • __ <•• ■ ■ FORECABT PART I I—Says1 — Says she was hypnotized. .-■-■ 2— Says Wallace is forced out • 3 — Artistic work at Belasco. 4— Editorial. s— City newt. : V ; W 6 — Southern California newt. ; 7— Sports. B—Scott8 — Scott tcoott off. PART II I—Young1 — Young woman clever detective. 2-3 — Classified advertisements. 3, 4, 5— Public advertisements. 6 — Rapt the doctors. "• EABTERN Russia and Japan notify President Roosevelt of acceptance of date. Secretary Hay seriously ill at summer home in New Hampshire. Chairman Shonts of Panama canal com mission says Chief Engineer Wallace Is forced out of position. FOREIGN Japanese capture Island of Baghallen. Miss May Button expected to win in English tennis tourney. Revolt in Poland spreads rapidly and general uprising Is Imminent.. Twenty-two Danish naval cadets drowned In sinking of training ship by British steamer. COAST Widow of Hlppolyte Dutard wins long contested suit Involving several million dollar*. Two men driven insane by thirst while prospecting in Nevada desert. PaHHenger train in aerious , collision 'at Reddlnc ■ LOCAL < Club women hold mass meeting, - sup porting Mlas Jones, the librarian. Leila liroches returns from Baltimore. Visitor throws diamond pin In gutter.. Three men arrested on charge of araon. San Pedro officials may be Impeached, ' l'asadena wine ■ merchant charged wltii liiHHiilty. i ■ ■Wniti^i in #iyi ' « iiHllMitnliJ George C. Hlckey granted divorce. > ' SpuiuUluift Boott leavea , Loa > Angeles ■uddt nly. m mn*m <iyi~*+mim*ii**fr+»m***uja Scalping of Salt I*ka excursionist tick-* eta a closed Ini lrtnnt rtn—w»Mi»Mu uwC ' Two of the new motor cars to be placed on Southern Paclflo out •of Los Angel«g. -■ -—■-*— — —^— "•*--' 1... ... TTM