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VOLUME LXXXIII.— _STO. 31.
PROBABLY SLAIN BY TRIBESMEN Fate of Sir Henry Ha velock- Allan in Doubt. Horse of the Commander of the Royal Irish Regiment Shot. He Is Either Dead or a Prisoner in the Hands of the A Zakk-Hols. h 'CAREER OF THE OFFICER. After Gnining Distinction He Was Sent to India to Investigate Charges of Cowardice. Special Dispatch to The Call. CALCUTTA. Dec. 30.— Colonel Saw yer, commanding the British forces at Fort AH Musjid; telegraphs: "On learning that Sir Henry Have lock-Allan had left his escort yester day and had not been seen since, a search was organized. He rode a rest less horse and might have been thrown near the camp. The affair, however, resulted in finding the horse stripped and shot, with Sir Henry missing. It is feared that he is dead or a pris oner in the hands of the Zakk-Hols. The search is being continued." Sir Henry Ha velock- Allan is the commander of the Royal Irish Regi ment; and left England recently to in vestigate charges of cowardice and in subordination brought against the regiment. He was born in Bengal in 1830. His father was the celebrated Sir Henry Havelock, the hero of Cawnpore and Lucknow during the Indian mutiny. He is "the first Baronet, though the baronetcy was conferred on his father, who died before receiving it. He served in the Persian expedition, 1856 -1)7, and was with his father in the cam- Ipaign against the rebels in Oude. In I*lBo hft "assumed .. by royal license the radditJ >nal surname of Allan. From ' J. 574 to 1881 he sat as a member of Par liament for Sunderland, but resigned the seat to assume the command of a brigade at Aldershot. In 1895 'he was elected member for Durham. He mar ried Lady Alice Morton, daughter of the Earl of Ducie. GENERAL WEYLER ISSUES A PROTEST. But the Authorities Refuse to Transmit It to the Queen and the Ex-Cuban Butcher May Be Prosecuted. MADRID, Dec. 30.— General Weyler, in his memorial to the Queen Regent on the subject of President McKinley's message to Congress, says he is hon ored by the attacks made upon him and that his conduct as Governor-Gen eral and that of a soldier was animat ed by honor and patriotism. Such at tacks, therefore, General Weyler adds, will do him no harm, as they are aim ed at him, he asserts, simply because he has done his duty. Nevertheless, "since the mo-sage contained insulting observations on the Spanish troops in Cuba," he believed it to be his duty to address a protest to the crown. He claims that the concentrados were the prime abettors of the rebellion. The protest of the general is couched in courteous language. El Correro' Espanola, La Nacional, El Poca and other papers that have published General Weyler's protest against President McKinley's message will i... prosecuted. The publication had been prohibited on international grounds. It is rumored that Weyler will be prosecuted. The authorities refuse to transmit the protest to the Queen Re gent through the War Office. CHILDREN ENTERTAINED BY MISS KATHERINE CLEM MONS. Lots of Fun and Presents for the Little Guests lncidentally Howard jgjjM| Gould Drops In. NEW YORK, Dec. 30.— Fifty children of employes of the Holland House, and of servants of Howard Gould, were en tertained' this afternoon in the parlor of Miss Katherine Clemmons' apart ments in. thevioteL The children were brought fromnJielr homes in carriages and taken back\in the same way. A corner of the room was screened off by a crimson curtain. Back of this was a Christmas tree and tables.con taining gifts for each of the tiny guests. The. room Was decorated with festoons of evergreens interwoven with strands of golden tinsel. The mantel in the south side of the room was almost concealed with branches of natural fruit, taken from trees in Cali fornia by Miss Clemmons' mother. Howard Gould dropped in and helprd to entertain the little ones. There was a Punch and Judy show and then the Christmas tree. Following the dis tribution of gifts some of the children furnished an impromptu concert. THE STEAMER CLEVELAND PULLED OFF THE ROCKS Her Bottom Not Badly Damaged— Will Be \ Towed to Tacoma and Placed on the Drydock. TOWXSEND, Dec. 30.— which arrived here to-day iy Sound, reports that the nor Cleveland was pulled : last Tuesday evening reached. Her bottom Is 'ly damaged. Arrange been made to. have the to Tacoma, where she <> in the Quartermaster The San Francisco Call DISCONTENT IN SALVADOR SPREADING The Causes That May Lead Up to Another Revolution. Apology to Guatemala and Depleted Condition of the Treasury. In the Event of an Uprising General Regalado Will Be the Prime Mover. CARLOS EZETA NOT IN IT. But Lieutenants of the Ex- Presi*-. Nt Promise to Make a Fight Against Gutierrez. Copyright, 1597, by James Gordon Bennett. PANAMA, Dec. Advices from San Salvador, Salvador, have for some time reflected a critical condition of public opinion, but there has been no indication that it was so serious as to make necessary the presence of a United States warship at La Libertad. The discontent in Salvador has been steadily spreading since President Gutierrez sent a special envoy to Guatemala to make an apology for the invasion of Guatemala by Jose Leon Castillo and his followers during the recent revolution. In the event of an uprising in Sal vador the prime mover will probably be General Tomas Regalado, who bit terly opposes the rule of President Gutierrez, and who is regarded as a candidate for the Presidency next term. General Regalado was dismissed from the army of Salvador for aiding General Castillo to cross the frontier into Guatemala and capture Chiqui mula. Another cause for discontent is that, owing to the depleted condition of the treasury, the President has been com pelled to suspend many, sinecure offices and place certain officials on half pay. These have become enemies of the Gov ernment and joined the opposition. A revolution will now mean the ruin of Salvador's hope of securing a loan of £50,000 in gold to establish the gold standard, as such a change could not be made if there should be an uprising. It is not likely that the former President, Carlos Ezeta, is taking part in the agitation against the Govern ment. He is considered politically dead. General Regalado was one of his principal commanders in former rebellions. FLAN NELLY IS TAKEN TO SAN JOSE FOR TRIAL. The Redwood City Parricide as Reticent as Ever and Refuses to Talk of His Crime. SAN JOSE, Dec. 30.— Thomas Flan nelly, who killed his father and Sheriff McEvoy at Redwood City a short time ago, was brought to the County Jail here to-day by Sheriff Mansfield to await trial. He received a change of venue to Santa Clara County from San Mateo County. He will be tried for the murder of his father first, the date of which will be soon set. Flannelly is as reticent as ever, and refuses to talk of his crime. NEWS OF THE DAY. Weather forecast for San Fran cisco: Increasing cloudiness on Fri day; fro. 1: easterly winds. Maximum temperature for the past twenty-four hours: San Francisco 62 degrees Portland 50 degrees Los Angeles 74 degrees San Diego 76 degrees FIRST PAGE. Salvador Close to Revolt. Soldier Shot by Tribesmen. Carman ln More Trouble. Japan Prepares for War. SECOND PAGE. McCoy "Will Fight Choynski. Pasadena Rose Carnival. A Matricide Cries in Court. THIRD PAGE. The Best Road to Dawson. J. B. Haggin Married. Politics Hot at Los Angeles. Great Floods in Washington. Burglar Roup a Train Robber. FOURTH PAGE. The Fight Against Mark Hanna. Finnigan Scores a Point. A Smart Show at Blenheim. Sealskins to Be Barred. To Improve the New Navy. FIFTH PAGE. News Along the Water Front. Funeral of Dr. Stanton. Strong Plea in a Divorce Case. Narrow Escape From Death. Police Capture Two Crooks. Durrant in the Death Chamb»- SIXTH PAGE Editorial. What Dole Expects. A Jurist and Diplomat. The Miners and the Jubilee. Will It Get There? Postal Savings Banks. California Public Library System Personal. SEVENTH PAGE. Preparing for the Jubilee. Sir Chauneey Has Returned. Arson at Seal Rock House. EIGHTH PAGE. Commercial News. NINTH PAGE. News From Across the Bay. TENTH PAGE. Racing at Ingleside. Tolls Drawn Around Hoff. ELEVENTH PAGE. , Births, Marriages and Deaths. TWELFTH PAGE. Teachers in Session. SAN .FRANCISCO, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1897. MANY WOES OF CARMAN INCREASE Has a Lively Day With Dupes in Chicago. "Warrant After Warrant Sworn Out for His Arrest. Justice Martin Besieged With Applications From Com plainants. AND MORE ARE COMING. Resigns From Secretaryship of the Alaska Committee in Time to Escape Removal. Special Dispatch to The Call. CHICAGO, Dec. 30— This was the busiest day Dickerson M. Carman has seen since his arrival in Chicago from California. A capias was issued by the Superior Court for his arrest in connection, with the case begun by Willis H. Binns, charging that he was defrauded by Carman in 1893 to the ex tent of $1100, paid for California land, which Carman did not have power to sell. Justice Martin was besieged with ap plications for warrants during the morning, but became tired and sent part of the applicants to other justices. William Bovenzer of 3806 Elmwood place claims to have been defrauded out of $1000. and Louis Adams says he gave up $400. These cases were set for January 3. Dr. F. R. Potter, 1831 Chicago avenue. Evanston, charges Carman with de frauding him out of $200. Justice Rich ardson issued a warrant in this case. M. H. Mihills secured a warrant from Justice Everett on a charge that Car man swindled him out of $600. In the meantime Carman broke away from legal troubles long enough to ap pear before his colleogues of the Alas- ka Trade Committee of San Francisco at the Great Northern Hotel and re sign the secretaryship. He accom plished this just in time to escape be ing removed, a telegram being re ceived from President Barling remov ing Carman and appointing in his place ex-Governor Sheakley of Alaska. Carman hints his troubles' may have been precipitated by Portland (Or.) people, who are opposed to his efforts to divert Alaska business to San Fran cisco, and who have trumped up these old charges with a view toward dis crediting the work of the committee. Mr. Carman's colleagues on the com mittee are not inclined to believe his troubles are due to Oregonian jeal ousy. While they are sorry for the plight in which he finds himself they refuse to allow the interests of San Francisco to suffer by being coupled with the ex-secretary's woes. DENIAL OF EMMA BOOTH-TUCKER Declares the Reports as to Her Husband's Statements Are Not True. Meanwhile Mrs. Ballington Booth's Condition Is Said to Be Steadily Improving. Special Dispatch to The Call. NEW YORK, Dec. 30.— Emma Booth- Tucker, wife of Commander Booth- Tucker, issued a formal statement to day to the effect that reports that Commander Booth-Tucker speaks un kindly of Mrs. Ballington Booth's 11l- ness are untrue. In her statement Mrs. Booth-Tucker says: "I am amazed and grieved beyond expression to read the message from Chicago which purports that Commander Booth-Tucker speaks of Mrs. Ballington Booth's illness as of a non-serious and even feigned charac ter. I am hoping to be able to catch the commander on his journey West by telegraph to-day. that I may get his own denial of this alleged statement. In the meantime I would most unhesi tatingly assert that there has been some grave misapprehension on the part of your informant, and I point to our written statements, both to the press and as contained in our period icals and papers, as proof positive that no such attitude has Tor one moment been taken by us." At the Presbyterian Hospital the physicians stoutly deny the insinuation of Booth-Tucker. Dr. McCosh and Dr. Thompson say that they consider. Mrs. Booth's condition very serious- that she is confined to her bed, not allowed to see visitors, except her husband and secretary, and is forbidden to do any work, though she is Improving slowly. At the hospital to-day it was stated that Mrs. Booth had not been out of her bedroom once since she was ad mitted to the hospital, but as she was a private patient any further discus sion of her case would not be enter tained by the hospital authorities. A continuation of Mrs. Booth's improve ment was announced to-day. ♦ COUNTESS FESTETICS TO REJOIN HUSBAND AND YACHT. NEW YORK. Dec. 30.— Countess Fes tetics will leave New York for Hong kong, where she will join her husband and his yacht. The Countess is con templating writing her diary of her trip to the South Sea Islands and pub lishing it. It will be illustrated with photographs. VICE-ADMIRAL EDWARD HOBfIRT SEYMOUR, C. 8., Admiral Superintendeot of tbe British Naval Reserve. HARBOR OF CHEMULPO, THE GATEWAY OF KOREA. BARK OAKLAND IS A WRECK Picked Up Off Cape Flattery and Towed Into Port Townsend. Deserted by Her Crew and the Fate of the Men Is a Mystery of the Sea. PORT TOWNSEND.; Wash., Dec. 30. —The report . sent , out last night that the bark Tidal Wave had been wrecked was a mistake. It was the bark Oak land, Captain Whitney, which passed out of the Columbia river, December 22 with lumber for San. Francisco. The bark was. picked up -yesterday- after noon at 2 o'clock three miles ; off Cape Flattery. |^pff^fffH^Wj^MpW^ipteM She was in a -terrible condition, her deck load and -bulwarks being washed away, the cabin . smashed and the en tire house badly wrecked. Not a soul was found aboard and there was noth ing to indicate why, or where the "crew had gone, except that the bark's boats were-all gone, from which it is inferred the crew either put off for shore or for some " passing. " vessel. ; When picked up heavy seas were running over the bark, which was full of water,, less than three feet of her house I>< in- above the surface. Captain Sprague, of the tug Sea Lion, which towed the Oakland • in, thinks that her crew is safe, either on land or on board some other vessel. The fact that the Oakland is ; a sister bark to the Tidal Wave caused the report to be sent out last night that it was the lat ter craft which was in distress. PRESIDENT ZELAYA WILL GREET THE COMMISSIONERS. Special Train to Be Sent to Granada to Con vey Admiral Walker and Associates to Managua. MANAGUA, Dec. 31.— Rear Admiral J. G. Walker and the members of the Nicaraguan' Commission, with . the newspaper correspondents, will arrive here to-morrow from Greytown, after stopping over to-day at Castillo. President Zelaya will send a special train to Granada for, the. party, and Minister Munoz will go with it to re ceive them. It is understood that all the members of the commission are well. ■ The Nicaraguan • Congress will . reassemble - on - Saturday, JAPANESE PREPARING FOR WAR Every Indication That t\)e MiKado Will Figh)t Russia. Eoglaod Said to Be Mobilizing Her Naval Reserve and a British Fleet of Eight Ships Has Arrived at Ghen)ulpo. LONDON, Dec. 31.— dispatch to the Daily Mail from Shanghai, dated Thursday, says: A British fleet of eight ships and four torpedo-boats has arrived at Chemulpo, the port of Seoul. It is reported that there are two Jap anese cruisers in the Yang-tse-Kiang river. Japan is working night and day preparing for war. It is believed that the British and Japanese fleets are in close touch. A dispatch to the Daily Mail from Tokio says Marquis Ito is forming a Cabinet. According to a dispatch to the same paper from Nagasaki, dated Thursday, it is believed Marquis Ito will aim to maintain a peaceful atti tude. , The Daily Graphic asserts, "on au thority," that the British squadron was definitely instructed to assemble off Chemulpo to support a strong British expostulation with Corea on the dis missal of McLeavy Brown (British Su perintendent of Korean Customs), who, under the advice. of the British Consul, has twice returned the notice of dis missal served upon him. With regard to Port Arthur, the Daily Graphic asserts that there is every reason to believe the Russians will adhere to their pledge to evacuate at the end of the winter, and there is therefore no ground for complaint on 'he part of England. Neither does the Government regard the occupation of Kiaochau as calling for action, be cause British interests are "not threat ened. According to the Graphic, both the Foreign Office and the Admiralty agreed upon this point. A letter from Kobe says: Military maneuvers of great magnitude were executed in Japan last month for the first time since the war with China. THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT GETTING READY FOR WAR WITH UTMOST EXPEDITION. The Naval Reserve to Be Called Out, A/though the Fleet Is Already the Strongest in Asiatic Waters. LONDON, Dec. 30.— news agency announces that the British naval re serves will be mobilized. ; According to recent estimates the re serve forces of the British navy num ber about 28,000 men. Of this number it is caloulated that at least 10,000 men PRICE FIVE CENTS. will be required in the case of war to complete the manning of the warships of Great Britain, which are understood to require a complement of 110,000 men, whereas only 100,000 are actually in service. The naval reserve problem, has long been discussed by British au thorities, and the general opinion ap pears to be that the number of men available is far short of the number that would be required in case of war. In addition to the men in the naval reserve Great Britain has a large re serve fleet and a number of reserve merchant cruisers, including such ves sels as the Campania, Lucania, Etru ria, Umbria, Majestic and Teutonic. NEW YORK. Dec. 30.— A Montreal special says: War rumors are preva lent here and the reported requisition ing of Canadian Pacific steamers for the transport of troops from Vancou ver for service in China has created considerable excitement, though for the present the people who know doubt their truth. It . would be necessary that the transports should be immedi ately sent to Halifax from England with troops. If any great force is to be sent before the transports could reach here the river St. Lawrence would be frozen. This would necessi tate rather a long journey, first by the Inter-Colonial (now the Government) railway system from Halifax to Mon- treal, thence by the Canadian Paclflo Railroad from Montreal to Vancouver. The entire journey could be made by the Canadian Pacific Railroad, but the troops would have to pass through American territory, through which the Canadian Pacific . Short Line runs. The usual time taken for a journey like that is eight days, but it could easily be done in five, and perhaps a little less. * How the Inter-Colonial is prepared for any such emergency is hard to say. In all probability not at all. But the Canadian Pacific Railroad has done a great deal of that work and has cars es pecially fitted up and ready for just such an occasion. As to the taking of Canadian Pacific steamers for the purpose of transport all three of the steamers the Empress of India, the Empress of China and the Empress of Japan — are royal navy re serve cruisers, which receive an annu al subvention and are at the disposi tion of the admiralty. , The total num ber of militia available in Canada is about 32,000. In Montreal there are about 2000. In adidtion to the militia there are here about 3500 regular Ca nadian and imperial troops that could be called upon. Great Britain's fleet on the China station exceeds in numbers and ia