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All this ; happened shortly before 7
o'clock and while the streets were thronged with people. A large crowd, at tracted by the incident, gathered. The woman battled with Gibson and he used his strength in subduing her. Mrs. Smith then resorted to a clever ruse to effect her escape. Single-handed, she knew that she was powerless and she counted on the assistance of the crowd. A word of appeal to the throng brought a wave of indignation against the man who The car had reached Kearny- street, when the officer beckoned hU prisoner to follow him. She smiled graciously as she arose from her seat and stepped to the street. Then her cunning exerted itself. With a bound she was beyond her custo dian's reach and rushed wildly in the di rection of the sidewalk. Gibson started in pursuit and succeeded In catching: her arm. SEEKS CROWD'S SYMPATHY. an adventuress has not been eclipsed In many moons, according to the statements of detectives, has been run to earth at last. Handsomely attired and resplendent with jewels, ah© was captured after an exciting chase last evening 'and landed, in the City Prison. To Detective Tom Gibson of the local department is due the credit for the capture. Officer George Douglass assisted him in the ar rest. The woman, wanted for a long list of crimes, recognized the detective b«fore he identified her. The meeting occurred on Market street and Mrs. . Smith tried to elude the officer by jumping on a passing car. Gibson saw the move and followed her. boarding quickly and taking a seat alongside of her. Both were strangers to each other and it became a game of wit. The woman realized that denials were useless and wfcen Gibson read ono of the warrants, charging her with the embez zlement of thousands of dollars, she ad mitted her identity and in silence planned an escape. «n jmKS. ADELAIDE LLOYD Jn/B SMITH, for whom the police of Ijft a dozen cities have been ** » A searching and whose career as Mrs. Adelaide Lloyd Smith, Wanted for Illegal Oil Placed in Prison. SHREWD ADVENTURESS TAKEN AFTEH BATTLE WITH POLICE WOMAN WANTED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT OF A FORTUNE ON STOCK DEALS, WHO ELUDED POLICE AND PINKERTON SLEUTHS FOK MONTHS AND WAS CAPTURED BY DETECTIVE TOM GIBSON. Continued on Page 2, Column 2. Speaker Casts Deciding Vote. VICTORIA. B. r., April 15.— The Brit- isn Columbia uovetnment was saved from defeat by the Spcaser casting his vote on the motion of Smin Curtis that 'dissolu tion take place af4r the session to-day. The division was 17tto 17, and the Speak er's vote in favor ofitbe Government neg atived the motion. I "This young man stood towering over oe," said Mrs. Crowley to-night," "and shouted that he would resort to personal violence unless I should stop maligning his mother. He repeated the remark sev eral times and was very threatening in his attitude. It was because of his dec l.-irMions that he would do me violence that I felt compelled to appeal to the law for protection. / There is little difference in the stories told cf the encounter, except that young Seligman does not make 'his remarks quite so threatening as Mrs. Crowley and the sastor. ; V ¦*•.*¦ <¦**;/ .'• .' ; '¦¦-• MRS. CROWLEY'S STOBY. This fresh chapter to the Crowley con troversy follows as a 'sequel to the en counter which took place last Thursday' evening, when Mrs. Crowley made an as sault with a whip upon Dr. Crowley as he was departing from Mrs. Seligman's lesldence at 585 Caledonia avenue. It was in the guise of a protector of his mother's name that young Seligman went at 8 o'clock last evening to the Crowley residence at 1164 Alice street and demand ed to see Mrs. Crewley. At that moment the physician's wife was in bed, where &hc had been confined for several days. As goon as young Seligman was announc ed she sent for Dr. Baker, as pastor of the church with which she is affiliated. Several friends of the doctor's ' spouse were also at the- residence. Such is the accusation which Mrs. Crowley ma<fe when she swore to-day to a, complaint for the arrest of Harvey Sclig man, 19 years of age, a student at the Oaklaud High School, and son of. the aforesa'd Mrs. Anna Sellgman. The war rant of arrest merely recites an alleged disturbance of the peace. Mrs. Crowley, iJr. Baker and young Seligman furnish the incidental details to the narrative of a very lively meeting that occurred in Mrs. Crowley's boudoir. terian Church, Mrs. Alma A. Crowley was threatened last evening with personal violence unless she should de sist from using the name of Mrs. Anna Seligman in relation to the domestic dif ficulties of Mrs. Crowley and her hus band. Dr. D. D. Crowley, the prominent physician and club man. \ OAKLAND. April 15.— In her own home, at her bedside and in the presence of Rev. Ernest E. Ba ker, pastor of the First Presby- WOMAN WHO SATS SHE WAS THREATENED BY YOUNG MAN. Colonel Ilic, commanding the Sixth Regiment at Belgrade, and six other of ficers have been arrested at Semlln. a Hungarian frontier town In Croatia-Sla vor.ia, six mles from Belgrade, on the charge of conrx'Irlng against King Alex ander of Serv|a, who submitted the ar rested officers' to a personal examina tion. \ CONSTANTINOPLE. April 13.— The Al banian soldier tvho shot M. Stchberina, the Russian Consul at Mitrovitza, Inflict ing a wcund frcn which the latter died, has been sentenced to death, the Russian Embassy here laving demanded a re vision of the previous sentence of, fifteen years' imprisonnfcnt. VIENNA," April 15.-The Allgemelne Zcitucg asserts that Hilmi Pa^ha, in epector general of the Sultan's reform movement, placed his resignation in the bands of the Sultan on account of the latter's vacillating policy. The Sultan, however, declined to accept the resigna tion. It feeeniB not improbable that the un certain attitude- of the Albanians con tributed to this decision, as in the event cf a general rising the Albanians might make up their quarrel with the Turk and Join him In the extermination of unbe lievers. T It is thought unlikely that European in tervention would be obtained by means of B. rising, unless wholesale massacres took place, and the leaders apparently shrink from such a prospect. Consequently it has been determined to prosecute guerrilla warfare by means of detached bands, which will fall upon Isolated bodies of Turkish troops, and, when possible. In tercept communications by blowing up railway bridges and stations. In this war, it Is believed, the cause of Macedo nian freedom will Be promoted more ef fectually and with less sacrifice on the part of the population than by a general insurrection. LONDON, April 1C— A special to the •Times from Sofia eays it is stated in usually well Informed quarters that the all-powerful "internal organization" of Macedonia has lately made an Important change in its programme. The leaders, who have always been reluctant to sanc tion a rising until all preparations were complete, and who strongly opposed the revolutionary movements last summer and autumn, are now said to have re eolvod to abandon the project of a general rising this year. In view of the overwhel ming strength of the Turkish army and the improbability that any aid would be forthcoming from without. Epeciel Dispatch to The Call New Plan of Campaign Outlined by Mace - donian Leaders. GUERRILLA WARFARE WILL BE CONDUCTED AGAINST THE TURKS Mrs. Seligman' s Son Arrested on Complaint of Doctor's Wife for Alleged Disturbance. CROWLEY SCANDAL SHIFTS TO BAR OF POLICE COURT Continued on Page 2, Column 6. at that hour no fatalities had occurred, although -many persons' had received minor Injuries. CARTHAGE, Mo., April 15.— Thomas Gilyard, the .negro lynched in Joplin to night, had confessed that he murdered Leslie and he was crippled by a bullet fired by Leslie in last night's fight- Early to-day - Sheriff ¦ Owen hurried off to the county, jail Dan Bullard, a negro who was. with Gilyard just before the police man was killed. To-night Bullard was hurried away from Carthage for fear of an attack on the county jail. - NEW YORK. Apri'l 13.-Eight Italians, who the police assejrt ; are members of both the Mafia and of a big counterfeiting gang, were arrested to-night by detec tives of the central office staff. They are believed to have been implicated In the murder of the man whose unidentified body was found crowded Into a barrel yesterday morning at Eleventh street, near Avenue D. Inspector McClusky raid that for months he had been working in conjunction with the United States secret service in keeping the members of this gang under strict surveillance. Three of the secret service men declare that on Monday night last they saw the murdered man in company with three of the sus pects in a butcher shop In Stanton street- Inspector Schmittberger said to-night that'. the" murdered man's' identity would soon be disclosed, and that he has in formation which caused him to be almost certain that the- man was ' decoyed here from out of town to be put out of the way, as it was believed he Intended to betray the secrets of the Mafia. Body Found in Barrel That of a Supposed ', i . Informer. • MAFIA VISITS ITS DREAD VENGEANCE UPON A MEMBER 'rioting*. • Mayor - Trlgg ran from corner to corner, and, mounting boxes, made earnest appeals to the mob. to cease, but beyond cheering the Mayor vociferously the mob swept on and the depredations continued.. The saloons were, hurriedly closed by the Mayor. After the hundreds of frenzied men composing the . mob had vented their wrath in the north end of the city, they rushed to the southern end where lived a number of negroes. Their Jiouses were vacant and not a negro"' couid be found. Three more housese were fired and two were consumed. All efforts to reason with the rioters were'futile, as apparently a frenzy had stslzed upon them; The streets were thronged 'and at 11:15 o'clock the entire city was in an uproar. . So far as known BERLIN, April 15. — A" daring naval ex pedition Is being organized by two Ger man explorers, who are determined to reach the North Pole. . All conventional methods of transportation have been abandoned. A specially constructed submarine boat is expected to overcome the difficulties hitherto encountered. Wireless telegraphy also is to be em ployed. The leaders of' the expedition "are Herr do Scholl of Munich and Dr. Anschuetz Kuempfe. The latter has received suf ficient financial support for the construc tion of a novel , submarine boat, which will penetrate beneath Icebergs to the far North.' To aid; the expedition Herr Scholl has organized a separate expedi tion to erect a 'wireless telegraph station and observatory between the seventy eighth ) and eightieth degrees of latitude. This station will communicate with the Anschuetz submarine boat, which likewise will be equipped with "wireless telegraph apparatus. • The big electrical . firm of Siemens & Halske of this city, operating the Braun wireless system, is backing Herr Scholl and is preparing special instruments for the wireless telegraph stations, which will make meteorological, magnetic, oceanographic and other scientific Inves tigations. The results will be conveyed by means of wireless telegraphy to the civi lized, world. Special Cable to The Call and New York Herald. Copyright, 1903, by the New York Herald Publishing Company. Some time ago Mrs. Smith began to sell stock of the Gray Gander Oil Company in Tacomti. Seattle and other northern cities. She represented that she had an option on 30,000 shares of such stock, and. It la said, collected nearly $30,000 from credu lous buyers, all'of whom are now clamor- Mr9. Smith tried to enter a saloon. Then she rushed into a shoe store, all the time appealing to the crowd to come to her rescue. It was not until Officer George Douglass came along that the detective felt secure and the fair prisoner gave up hope of freedom and was half dragged, half carried to the Hall of Justice. Mrs. Smith i3 wanted in this city and the Northern States for embezzlement and obtaining money wnder false pretenses. She is the same woman who figured years ago as a singer, recently was used as a decoy to coax a fortune from Mrs. Oliver N. Moxey, the aged bride, and later launched a gigantic scheme, which is said by the police to be fraudulent, to plant oysters in Wlllapa Harbor. Besides these are her oil ventures, by which, it is al leged, "she has swindled people out of thousands of dollars and amassed a for tune. She is truly a woman of adventure and the police expect a deluge of com plaints when the news of her arrest is spread broadcast. There are already half a dozen warrants In existence and the po lice have advised many other complain ants to refrain from giving the case pub licity by. asking for warrants until the ar rest was made. sought to detain her. "Help me, help me; for God's sake!" she cried. "This man will kill me." Fortunately Gibson was quicker than the spectators, for he showed his star and shouted that the woman was his prisoner. It was difficult to make many of the witnesse?. who were about to Interfere, understand and pass unheeded the woman's prayer. She had everything in her favor. She is above the ordinary in appearance and the wealth of diamonds sparkled > fascinatingly and made an appeal of their own."~Many afterward" confessed to the detective that they thought an attempt was being made to rob tho woman and that they were about to seize him. Had they done so the prisoner, so long at large, might probably still be a fugitive. FIGHTS THE DETECTIVE. Wireless Telegraphy, to Convey Tidings of Expedition. SUBMARINE BOAT WILL GO IN QUEST OF THE NORTH POLE '. The Mobile (Ala.) Register says: "Mr. Cleveland's address upon the negro problem, while it cannot offend the most sensitive man of the North, voices pre cisely, yet fully, the Southern view. The calmness of his Judgment is founded upon a patient study, of the facts. He has been honest with facts. Mr. Cleveland strikes the very note, and, coming from a North ern man, it has a welcome sound." NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15. — The State Senate to-night, after a spirited de bate, adopted resolutions endorsing the speech on the negro question delivered by former President Cleveland at Nw York* last night. The resolution declares that the 'statements and utterances of former President Cleveland upon the race ques tion are true, and that if followed by tho nation tho question will be settled in ac cordance with truth and Justice. . The Norfolk (Va.) Landmark says: "Former President Cleveland's country men know him well enough to expect nothing but a statesmanlike utterance from him on any subject he undertakes to discuss. His remarks in New York at a meeting in the interest of the Tuskegee Institute show the size of the man. He spoke as a friend of tho negro, but ho made it very clear at the same time that he spoke also as a friend of the Southern white man, whose feelings with regard to the race question he respected and ap preciated, and whose paramount rights he recognized.", Speaking of Grover Cleveland's speech on the negro question, Clark Howell, ed itor of the Atlanta Constitution, said to day: "It was an excellent speech and the best presentation of the negro question that 1 have read in some time. If the North ern people will take the advice Mr. Cleve land gives and act upon it, that will do more to solve the negro problem than anything else that might be done In a hundred years. Mr. Cleveland has proved himself both a friend of the negro and a friend of the South." The following is from the Richmond Times' dispatch: "First of all, Mr. Cleve land has discovered, as many others of his class have discovered, that the. term 'prejudice* does not apply to the white man of the South in his feeling toward the negro. It is racial instinct, and that instinct is the same wherever whit^men are found. It is more 'imperious,' as Mr. Cleveland says, in the South than in the North. We of. the South have been more particular on this score, because we have had to be. We must draw the line sharp ly." We must insist and do insist upon complete separation, for anything short of that threatens the integrity of our race." " NEW YORK, April 15.— Southern news papers are commenting in a laudatory manner upon former President Cleve land's address in this city last evening on the race problem "of the South. Edi tors In the South express the belief that Cleveland's utterances will tend to a bet ter understanding by the North of the real attitude of the South toward the ne groes. Special Dispatch to The Call Editors Laud His Utter ' ances on the Negro Problem. SOUTH RESPONDS TO MR. CLEVELAND'S BID FOR ITS FAVOR All the- officers of the city, township and county -were called out, but the mob swept them aside and proceeded with the The first act of the mob after hanging the negro was to- demand the release from jail' of a local character known as "Hickory Bill," who was under arrest on the charge of assaulting p negro. In the hope that . this would appease the mob the prisoner was set' free. But the rioters did not disperse. Instead a rush was made through' Main street and every ne gro was frightened off the street and fled to the northern part of the city, where the colored population resides. In this way the negroes were driven from al! parts of the city to the negro sect'on. Then the mob charged down upon the section. Stones ( were thrown, doors and windows of negroes' houses were broken in and finally several houses were fired. The fire department responded, but many of the houses were burned to the ground. The mob made endeavors to prevent the department extinguishing the fairies, and was partially successful. A rope was fastened around his neck, and after the ropo had been thrown over the crossarm of a telegraph pole a score of men attempted to pull the negro from the ground. As many more seized him and pulled to prevent him being hanged. For some moments It was a veritable tug of-war, but reinforcements on the fre3 end of the rope proved the stronger, and the negro, despite his protestations of in nocence, was finally swung 'into the air and strangled to death, while shouts of satisfaction w«nt up from the mob. , The lynching of the negro served to only temporarily satisfy the indignation of the rriob, and later hundreds o£ men again assembled and rioted through the negro section of 'the city, burning houses and stoning negroes and finally driving every negro from the confines of Joplin. The police were powerless. RIOTERS USE THE TORCH. Leslie had orderd several negroes who had taken refuge in a boxcar to surrender, and when they refused he fired several shots at the car. During the shooting a negro slipped from the car, and, stealing up behind the, policeman, shot him through the head. At 3 o'clock this afternoon Lee Fullerton, aged 21. loeated-j.fe fugitive in a slaugh ter-htfUse^ju^C.eas!^*^ Joplin. ,.*fhe negro was armed with a rifle and defied arrest,; Fullerton slipped into the structure unob served and crept up behind the negro. Suddenly he sprang at -the unsuspecting fugitive and before resistance could be made he had Gilyard on his back, with a knife at his throat. The negro then sur rendered his rifle, and. pointing the weapon at him, Fullerton marched him out of the building. With the assistance of another man the negro was brought to Joplin and placed in jail. News of the capture spread rapidly and the jail was speedily surrounded by hundreds of men. There were cries of "Lynch him:' 1 PLEADS WITH; THE IiYNCHEBS. City Attorney Decker mounted the jail steps and made a strong plea in behalf of law and order. This served to temporari ly stay the mob, but did not appease It, and a short time after Decker"s speech tho mob started in to batter in the side of the jail. Every effort wa3 made to prevent an entrance, out without avail, find within fifteen minutes the infuriate;-! men had gained entrance to the jail ar.J secured the trembling negro. As the culprit was dragged forth. City Attorney Decker again interfered ant^ urged \that the negro be given a trial. For a half hour he spoke and the mob listened to him attentively, with the negro in its custody. At one time it seemed that the City Attorney would win, as members of .the mob began dispersing, but suddenly a rush was made for the spot where the prisoner, was being held and he was dragged two blocks from the jail. MEN TRY TO SAVE NEGRO. MURDER OF POLICEMAN. JOPLIN, Mo., April .15.— For hours to night Jopltn was InHhe hands of a mob and maddened men .and boys gave full rein to their hatred" of the negro race. 'Following the lynching of Thomas Gil yard, a colored tramp. 20 years of age, after he had confessed the murder of Po liceman Leslie, hundreds or rioters at tacked the negro «llstricts of the city, burning dwellings and driving the Inmates beyond the city . limits. A frenzy had seized upon the populace and attempts of cool-headed men to stem the tide of fury were wasted. Late to-nlgnt not a negro can be found in Joplin. Those that have not fled are hidden. in places where Ihey cannot be discovered by the white rioters. A mob took Gilyard from the city jail to-night and hanged him to a telegraph pole at the corner of Second and Wall streets, two blocks from the jail. The negro had confessed the murder of Po liceman^ Leslie, who was shot dead last night in the Kansas City Southern Rail way yard while endeavoring to arrest several negroes suspected of theft. the City. Joplin's Entire]Colored Pop ulation Is Driven From Avengers &et Fire to the Dwellings of . Blacks, Wild Mg Follows a Lynafing in Missouri. MOB HANGS NEGRO AND USES TORCH PRICE FIVE CENTS. SAN FRANCISCO, THUBSDAY, APRIL 16; 1903. VOLUME XCHI-NO. 137. The San Francisco Call.