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Railroad Men Disagree.
LONDON, May 16.— Mrs. Pierre Loril
larrt's dressing bag and jewel; case, the
contents of which were valued at $60,000,
were stolen a few days ago while she
was traveling from '. Paris to London.' It
is known that the missing. articles were
on board the trahv at Paris and it : ls be-"'
lieved they reached London,, but .they,
wcie missing when , she ..reached the
Berkeley Hotel, Piccadilly. \ The police are
in v estigatine .
Gems Valued at $50,000 Stolen
From Her During Trip From
Paris to London..
MRS. PIERRE LORILLARD
LOSES HER JEWEL CASE
Colombia, May 15.— General
Victcriano Lorenco, one, of the of
the recent revolution,; who had been kept
in prison^ was tried before a court-martial
yeslerdayTby iorder of General Slcard
Brlceno and was sentenced to death.' Not
withstanding several 'petitions addressed
to General Bricenotohave the sentence
commuted ¦ for humanity's , sake, General
? Loferico' was shot 5 o'clock this after
"noonYat* the; Chiriqui ; Plaza.
Sentence of Court-Martial at Panama
Is Carried Out With Lit-i ¦
' . : tie Delay. '
GENERAL LORENCO SHOT
TO DEATH FOR TREASON
1 LONDON. < May- 15— Israel Zangwill,. the
famous Hebrew-novelist; writing "about
"the ! Ki8hltieff massacres; says :
¦"Tlie dark ages\ have , returned. • News
from Kishineff puts back the clock of Eu
ropean' time, -which : already Is slow
enough In Russia:: The "middle ages fare
outdone and the worst massacres even of
the medieval " ghettos have * been surpass
ed | In - Bessarabia. '}_ ; Here," ' then." . Is | the
truth about; Kishineff: . . (
;. 'The anti^Jewish : troubles ; at ; Kishineff
durl ngr; two^ days ; of the^Russian ; Easter,
April) 19 and! 20,: exceeded in /cruelty f and
which ' have taken ' place in Russia during
Israel Zangwill Writes of Fiendish
Cruelty of Russians. _
ATROCITIES ARE 'REPORTED.
One of the Passengers Receives In
juries That May Result in
PLiACERVILLE. May 15.— A construc
tion train employed In the work" of
building -the railroad extension Niroujrli
thH city struck a bus containing lh«
driver tmd three passengers on CoHma
Btreet in this city this evening. The bus
was returning from Garder's Grove,
where the Foresters were holding their
unnual picnic. George Weaver, a well
known mine owner, who resides on the
west eide of the county, was the only
or.e injured. Two of his ribs were broken
Rnd It Is feared lie Is injured internally.
The bus was demolished and both horses
kUled- ; ' -j
COLLIDES WITH A BUS
SEATTLE, May 15— With the latest
appliances for the completion of the wire
less telegraph system in Alaska, Richard
Pfcund of the Marconi Company left the
city this evening on the City of Seattle.
His apparatus, weighing several tons, will
be transported over the White Pass and
down the Yukon, past Dawson to Fort
Gibbon, whence the system will be estab
lished up the Tanama River to the new
diggings at Chcna and Fairbanks.
Alaska to Have Wireless Telegraphy.
SALONICA. May 15— Vv'itti the excep
tion of cruiser Gulseppe Garibaldi the
warships have left here.
It is reported here that Turkish opera
tions in Albania are being resisted. It is
stated that when the Ottoman commander
arrived at Dlakova a few days ago
he was refused admittance to the town
and was bombarded by bis own artillery.
The result is unknown. Ipek Is also hold
ing out against the Sultan's troops and
sixteen fresh battalions are -on- the way
thither. Kijeva and Amlani, two villages
nea» Dlakova, had to be shelled before
the Inhabitants would surrender. A^hum
ber of recalcitrant Albanian chiefs are
hiding in those villages.
SOFIA. May 15.— The Bulgarian Cabinet
resigned to-day. Prince Ferdinand ac
cepted Its resignation. [It Is possible that
a coalition Cabinet may be formed.
VIENNA, May 15— Panteff. the wounded
Bulgarian leader, who has come here for
treatment, says his force numbered 2000
insurgents. Sarafoff has divided Mace
donia Into forty-five sections, each fur
nishing a band. They have been equipped
with bombs sufficient to last a year.
Sarafoff promises that there will be more
Captain W. F. Norton, Noted for His
Deeds of Charity, Succumbs
SAN DIEGO. May 15.-Captain W. F.
Norton of Louisville, Ky., died at Coro
r.ado Be?ch early this morning from
paralysis. During: his lifetime Captain
Norton was prominently Identified with
many business Interests In the Southern
States and was the owner of one of the
largo theaters In Louisville. He came to
Ean Diego about six months ago.
Ceptaln Norton was noted for his many
deeds of charity and he freely gave
assistance to worthy young working peo
ple and to young married couples. He
also was generous in his church associa
tions, both In the South and the West,
and it is understood he had made provi
sion for a Coronado church in his will.
Captain Norton was never married. He
was about 53 years of age. Relatives
from Louisville and Los Angeles were
with him at the time of his death. He
leaves an estate valued at several mil
The remains will be taken to Los An
trclcs for cremation and the ashes will
be conveyed to Louisville.
DIES AT C0R0NAD0 BEACH
"To-morrow the Bulgarian Government
will again call the attention of the pow
ers to the terrible excesses in Macedonia.
It seems that In the remoter districts the
Bashl Bazouks are being allowed to cel
ebrate a perfect carnival of ' vengeance
and destruction. My correspondent on
the frontier says that the villages In the
neighborhood of Gabrovoska and Planina
are burning. The Bishop of Nestrokop
and all the Bulgarian notabilities of that
district have been arrested and transport
ed to some unknown destination. The
blockade of Bansko and other villages
continues. All communication between
the towns In the interior is suspended."
LONDON, May 16.— In a dispatch from
Sofia the correspondent of the Times
Bulgaria Will Call Attention of
the Powers to the Ex
IS ON IN MACEDONIA
— - •
Macedonia Divided Into
Sections, Each With
SAYS NEW DIVORCE LAW
IS NOT CONSTITUTIONAL
San Jose Judge Holds That It Comes
Under the Head of Special
SAN JOSE. May 15.— Judge Rhodes to
day declared the new State divorce law
unconstitutional. The point came up In a
divorce case. The new law, in his opin
ion, is special legislation and in direct
conflict with the general law, which pro
v!0es that the divorce decree must be
prepared and judgment entered imme
diately. It is impossible, he said, to
reconcile this with the new law, which
provides that final judgment shall not be
entered until one year after the court
WHITES AND NEGROES
BEGIN SAVAGE WAR
Deaths Are Reported as the Result
of a Conflict in Missis
LAUREL, Miss., May 15.— A race war
has broken out near Burns, Smith Coun
ty. The whites there are up fn arms and
arc whipping and killing negroes wher
ever they find them. One white man is
reported to have been mortally wounded
and several negroes killed.
Negro Gets a Consulate.
WASHINGTON. May 15.— Christopher
Pharne has been appointed United States
Consul at St. Thomas. He Is a colored
man who has taken an active part in
West Virginia politics and has been in
the internal revenue service.
The formal transfer of Consul Henry A.
Johnson of the District of Columbia from
Venice to Valencia has been announced.
URGES KINO EDWARD
TO ATTEND EXPOSITION
William T. Stead Says He May B«
. Forestalled by Kaiser
LONDON. May 15.— W. T. Stead's Re
view of Reviews suggests that King Ed
ward should break all records and visit
tho United States In 130*. Mr. Stead
thinks the St. Louis Exposition would
furnish an excellent pretext, if ' any is
wanted. The Review of Reviews add3:
"If King Edward does not tako tho
Initiative he may find himself forestalled
by the Kaiser, or, incredible though It
may seem, even the Czar."
Choose New Pretender.
MADRID, May 15.— A dispatch from Me
lilla. Morocco, says the* Sultan's envoys,
who are charged with a pacificatory mis
sion to the rebels, have arrived there with
$1<5,000. The rebel chiefs, it is added, have
chesen a new pretender, named Hubcl
Kader. He is a Moor of good family.
Destroyer Paul Jones Accepted.
WASHINGTON. May 13.— The Navy De
partment has finally accepted the tor
pedo-boat destroyer Paul Jones, built by
the Union Iron Works and now at tho
Marc Island Navy Yard.
LONDON. May 13.— King Edward and
Queen Alexandra returned to London
from Scotland this evening.
King and Queen Return.
President Will Stop at Colfax.
GRASS VALLEY, May 15.— The citizens
of Nevada County have gained their,
point with President Roosevelt, who has
consented to make a fifteen or twenty
minute' stop at Colfax next Tuesday aft
ernoon on his return from Reno. Grand
preparations are being made to greet
him. and the day will bo the biggest in
the history of Colfax.
WILL BE FREQUENT
The most grievous aspect of the situa
tion is that .no friendly haven opens be- 2
fore the wanderers. ' Inhospitable Russia
stretches north , and - east. : Equally ; inhos :
pStablo Roumanla • lies to the west. Tho
outlet "south isblocked by. the Black Seai
Emigrant [ aid - societies ; of Little Russia
and! South}Russla are working, day ¦ atjd
night 'to deal .with the problem, and are
Inducing many Christians to; open -their
homes v to the*, refugees pending arrange
ments for emigration. • <>'>
Little hope is entertained that the. atti
tude of the Russians will undergo any
substantial change with regard to the
Jews unless it should become still harsh
er. It Is said that powerful influences, in
St. Petersburg, Including M. von Plehve,
Minister of the Interior, are In favor of
the practical extermination of--the-He
brew element' as a measure • of ' national
solidification. Ultra Pan-Slavist news
papers frankly acknowledge motive,
and propagate the. doctrine that whoever
kills a Jew is a good Russian patriot. \
Thousands of Jews are migrating south,
ward, often without i any. definite Idea, of
whither they are bound orof how to ob
tain food by the way. The forced exodus,
from Kleff alone Involves 37,000 persons,
whoso losses from the sale of immovable
property under . duress run Into millions
of rubles. Sixty-five thousand refugees
from Klshenev are en route to the United
States. '',",] .. ".'¦
y ONDON, May 13.— According to in-
W- formation received here by the
M'' English Jewish relief societies
from Kiev, Kishencv and other
Southern Russian cities the movement
against the Jews has almost universal
support. It is stated that this fact is. fre
quently disguised, but is , also sometimes
openly avowed. Police and soldiery are
represented as utterly callous to the suf
ferings even of women and children, ex-,
ccpt where the attention of high officials
has been directly called to the outrages. .
the nineteenth century. Oh April 19, the
.first day of . the Russian Easter, and to
ward midday, a band of street urchins
under the leadership of -older persons,
commenced to break the windows of Jew
ish houses , in . a square, called Novi Ba
zaar. The police admonished the ruffians,
.but did nothing to punish them. Encour
aged .by Buch unexpected forbearance not
only gamins,, but Russian workmen, com
menced "to- assemble with cries of 'Catch
the Jews.' '• '• -
"Then '. terrible . pillage commenced.
Armed with bludgeons, axes and bars of
iron,* the wreckers commenced to batter
.down the doors of the Jewish houses and
shops. I received from Dr.Dorochewsky,
' aChristian physician at Kishineff hospi
tal, the following statements:
.. ... 'Sara Fonorgie, two large" nails driven
through nostrils into the head.
i , ". 'LIss, forcible distension and dlsartic
ulatlon'of arms and legs.
. "Charlton, lips cut off after tongue had
been- torn : out. • • ¦ • ¦ -
."Seltger, •, eyes cut out. and twelve
•'wounds^on the head." '
A carpenter -was surprised at work and
both-bf 'his hands were sawed off with his
own saw., ... r • • >•
i A Jewish girl ..was assaulted by several
brutes,; who. then cut'her eyes out with a
¦One woman after trying to defend her
children was thrown upon the pavement,
[disemboweled and feathers and . horsehair
'from her bed were stuffed Into her body.
. Small children were flung out of win
dows-and trampled upon by the mob.
Forty-seven were killed ' on the spot,
eighty-died of their. Injuries and COO are
under treatment. Many will be cripples
Four thousand Jews are without food
or -shelter, and it is impossible for them
to get away. . *
* ST. • PETERSBURG, May 15.— The re
ports'of a great Jewish massacre at Tlro
sp'ol, Russia, are pronounced here to be
without foundation. .
Special Dispatch to The Call.
Nearly all the underground workers
have identified themselves with the un
ion, but there are many surface hands
still outside the organization, and it is
evidently the design of the notice to force
them into line.
"Notice is hereby given by Jackson
Miners' Union No. 115, Western Federa
tion of Miners, that all men who are
working in or about the mines and mills
of Jackson mining district- who have not
got a card in good standing in some local
union of the Western Federation on or
before the 2Cth day of June, 1903, will be
declared scabs and published and treated
JACKSON," May 15.— The industrial situ
ation here has been disturbed by the ap
pearance of the following notice, printed
in English, Italian and Austrian and post
ed in conspicuous places on the main
Placards Town of Jackson With
Threatening Notices Addressed .
to Non-Union Men.
MINERS' UNION DISTURBS
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May 13.— A big
strike of general trades is threatened in
Kansas City, according to the head men
of several labor unions and prominent
members of the Industrial council of this
city, who say organized labor is deter
mined to make this a "union town." Of
ficers of the Employers' Association of
Kansas City, however, declare with equal
emphasis that the Industrial Council, or
all the trades unions combined, cannut
successfully order a general strike.
Labor Leaders Are Determined to
Make the City a "Union
KANSAS CITY FACES
POSSIBLE BIG STRIKE
I>r. Riddle Dies at Morris Park and
His Stable Connections Are
NEW YORK, May 15— The race horse
Dr. Riddle is dead from an excessive dose
nf drug, and the stable connections of the
horse in question are under suspension
pending final action by the stewards of
th«» Jockey Club. Dr. niddle raced in
the name of J. Gardner, and was a start
er in the second event of to-day's pro
pramtn« at Morris Park, a selling affair
pt seven furlongs. In which fourteen
horsp« tan. The horse was ridden by
Lightweight Jockey "Sailing and was said
to be backed for a "killing." He at
tracted attention in the paddock by his
furious actions, as he required two men
to han<1!o him when he was paddled and
seemed then to be almost uncontrollable.
The horse was taken back to the stable,
tv hero he died within two hours. The
? inwards sent a veterinary surgeon to ex
amine the horse and on the report of the
eyrgeon issued the following ruling:
"The stewards of the meeting order
that the entries of J. Gardner and the
liorse Dr. Riddle be refused and the
license of Trainer William Howell be
suspended and the case referred to the
stewards of the Jockey Club."
O7IJJDQSE OF DRUGS
<**" KILLS A RACEHORSE
The recent frequency of reports regard
h:g the HI health of Ibsen would seem to
indicate that the death of the famous
writer is likely to occur soon. He is now
7i yean of age and has be«n failing for
b considerable time, although the bril
liancy of his genius and his literary ac
tivity seem not to have diminished in the
etress of physical ailments.
FARIS,_May .15— The Lebaudy airship
made another ascension to-day, circling
Nantes, Rosny and Moisso- . In a series
of evolutions over the Chateau de Rosny
the ship answered her rudder readily.
She covered slightly more than seven and
a half miles in twenty-five minutes. Part
of the course was against a -brisk wind.
A slight accident to the ventilator did
not interrupt the success of the trip.
In Series of Evolutions the New Ves
sel Answers Her Rudder
CLEVELAND, May 13.— The special
train bearing E. II. Harriman and party
for New York over the Lake Shore
arrived here at 8 o'clock to-night.
Mr. Harriman was not seen, but
his private secretary. who spoke
for him. said that the report that Mr.
Harriman is suffering from appendicitis
is quite untrue; that no symptoms of that
ailment had definitely appeared, and that
a slight pain in his abdomen had been so
relieved as to warrant the conclusion that
there is no probability now of appendicitis.
Mr. Harriman was reported to be sitting
up in his car.
BUFFALO, N. Y., May 16.— E. II. Har
riman's special train passed through Buf
falo at 12:30 o'clock this morning. Harri
man's secretary said Mr. Harriman was
resting comfortably and would undergo'
an operation in New York if It was con
LEBAUDY AIRSHIP SAILS
INTO TEETH OF WIND
of physicians, Edward II. Harrl
man, pillar of finance- and second in th<»
world of corporations and stocks only to
J. Pierpont Morgan, was to-day whirled
through Chicago to his home In New
So serious is 'his condition that an im
portant confcrer.de which was to have
taken place with prominent labor leaders,
looking to the settlement of the Union
Pacific strike, liad tu-W. abandoned.
"Mr. Harriman was seized with nines*
cast of Ogden. Utah, "Wednesday night,"
said S. 31. Felton. president of the Chi
cago and Alton, to-day. "I would say
that while I do not consider his condition
alarming, it has been deemed advisable
that he have rest and quiet for a time.
Physicians have ordered that he forego
business entirely and take care of him
self until the attack of appendicitis with
which he is threatened passes away."
The special bearing Harriman arrived
in the city over the Northwestern road
at 12:05 o'clock this afternoon. It was
switched to the Lake Shore and left at
12:3T», following the Twentieth Century
Limited. The brief stop made here was
for the purpose of purchasing necessary
supplies for the sick man.
CHICAGO. May 15.— Threatened with
appendicitis and for th« last forty
eight hours under the constant caxa
Special Dispatch to The Call.
COPENHAGEN, May 15.— Henrik Ib
sen, the Norwegian poet and dra
matist, is again seriously III. Hi?
friends are very anxious regarding
the outcome of his illness.
Special Train Hur*
ries East With
E. H. HARRIMAN. WHO IS
THREATENED WITH AP
HENRIK IBSEN, FAMOUS POET
AND DRAMATIST, WHO IS
The crowd shortly afterward dispersed
and the wounded man was carried Into
the tavern, where he died during the
Suddenly, as If it were a prearranged
affair, the gang discharged half a dozen
shots at the hat, several bullets piercing
it. As it fell, riddled,' to the sidewalk
in front of the tavern, it was used for a
football. Buutz attempted to escape, but
when surrounded began fighting. There
j\f Tf shouts of "Hang the tenderfoot.'* A
general nght";?o!lowcd.-!ki which "malny
shots were fired and missiles hurled.
Burtz was shot through the body and
struck on the head with a bottle.
Fi?gan is a rendezvous of cowboys for
miles around and last Saturday night
when the tragedy was enacted the place
was full of them. The stranger had been
ridiculed and made the butt of their fun
all Saturday and in the evening the
taunts were resented.
Buntz was a Bible agent and had been
over a considerable portion of Texas sell
ing Bibles and canvassing. The latter
part of last week he landed in Fagan and
put up at the only public house, a com
bii ation tavern and ba~. His dress was
conspicuous and evidently gave offense
to the frequenters of the place. He wore
a long-tailed coat, patent leather shoes
and a tall silk hat.
HOUSTON. Tex.. May 15.— Details of a"
most unusual tragedy at Fagan, Western
Texas, have just reached this city. 'A
silk hat, worn by Philip Buntz. a young
man, whos.e home was in Brooklyn, was
responsible for his death. The hat was
shot full of holes and used 'as 'a football
by a crowd of cowboys, who were in
cenf-ed at the sight of such headgear in
£l>ec!al Dispatch to The Call
NEW YORK, May 15.— Archbishop Ire
land, in discussing the religious situation
in the Philippines at the Fifth Avenue
Hotel to-night, said that the Roman Cath
olic church had determined to fall in with
the American policy, of dealing with the
"American ideas will prevail in the
Philippines," he said. "The Bishops who
are to go there are thoroughly American
and are in thorough sympathy with the
"Rome has left the so-called Philippine
question to Monsignor Guidi and to the
three American Bishops who are to go
there. They are Dr. Rooker of Washing
ton, Dr. Dougherty of Philadelphia and
another to take the place of Archbishop
Montgomery of California, who has- de
clined the appointment. The Roman
Catholic church and the American civil
authorities are anxious for peace in the
Philippines and hopeful of^ a settlement
of. the questions to be decided.
"The Roman Catholic authorities have
accepted loyally and fully the policy of
the United States and are shaping ail
church matters in accordance with that
policy. No better proof of this could be
given than the. appointment of three
American • Bishops to nil the episcopal
decs in the Philippines.
"The- settlement of the friar land ques
tion is delayed,; but all things considered
U , is making nlee/progress^ toward solu
'tlo'n."" ~- ~ ""C "***"*''""*"' " •;-?--—'"
"Do you a think: the friars win be grad
ually eliminated?" was asked.
"That will be left to the American Bish
ops," was the reply.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
Cattlemen Seriously Object
to Sudden Sartorial
Roman Catholic Authorities
Accept Policy of the
the Cause of the
Three Prelates Will
Depart From This
to Afljust Diffl-
Cowboys in Texas
Shoot a Bible
IB SEN WEAR
OF HIS LIFE
THE WAY IN
VOLUME XCIII— NO. 167.
SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, MAT 16, 1903.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
RUSSIA PERMITS OUTRAGES
AND TERRIFIED JEWS FLEE
IM THOUSANDS FROM HOMES
DENVER, May IS.— Application was
made before Judge Hallett in tlie United
States Court to-day for the appointment
of Harry P. Gamble, an attorney of Boul
der, as Master In Chancery to - manage
the Colorado and Northwestern Railway
pending an application for a receivership.
This action is the result of a disagreement
between the Interests of C. B.CuIbertson
and Colonels Dick, and it is understood
that both side3 have agreed In this mat
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL.
PROMINENT. RUSSIANS WHO ARE ACTIVE f; IN CARRYING OUT THE
CZ.^'S.NEW FOLIC-F.9R THE .EXTERMINATION OF THE JEWS AND
CAUSING THEM TO : IN TERRORFROM THEIR HOMES.
Policy of Extermination Is Adopted
and the Slavist J^ewspapers