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CORVALLIS, Ore., April 26. — Ex-
Chief of Police James Dunn, one of
the victims of Chester Keady, died to
day in intense agony from h<s
wounds. Young Keady, while under
the influence of liquor, shortly after
midnight Sunday morning, resisted
arrest, and in the fight that followed
fatally wounded Dunn .and danger
ously wounded Night 'Watchman Os
born. ""' , " - ' . ' - ' '¦ ¦-— w .•— __ ¦
Victim of Drunken Man Dies.
Beraldo's neck was broken in the
fall and his companions were badly
bruised. Beraldo was a farmer and
had resided in the Napa redwoods for
several years. He leaves four chil
dren. His wife committed suicide
three years ago. He was a native- of
Italy and 40 years of age.
NAPA. April 26. — T. B«raldo,
while returning from Napa to his
home in the Redwoods last night, was
thrown from his wagon and killed.
The accident occurred at 6 o'clock
about twelve miles west of here, in
the wagon with Beraldo were John
Caminada and John Reander. On
one of the steep grades in the road
Beraldo's hat blew off and he called
to Reander, who was driving, to stop.
The driver did not hear and Beraldo
reached for the lines himself, but suc
ceeded in grasping only one of them^
The team swerved sharply to one
side and the wagon struck a bowlder,
throwing the occupants out as it over
turned.
Accident Near Napa Causes the Death
of Man Whose Wife Committed
Suicide.
FARMER LOSES LIFE
WHEN WAGON OVERTURNS
OTTAWA, Ont.. April 26. — ifinister of Cus
toms faterson has announced that the .Gov
ernment Intends strengthening its staff of in
spectors in the United States, who 1*111 in
form Canadian customs officers of -the home
value of Rood* exported to Canada. At present,
it Is said, there are many United States'flrma
invoicing their goods at a special price and
In this way escaping payment of the proper
duty.
Excepting Higgins, all the members
of the new Cabinet belong to the La
bor party.
MELBOURNE. Victoria. April 26. —
Watson, the labor leader, has formed
a cabinet, with himself as Premier
and Treasurer; Hughes, Minister for
External Affairs; Higgins, Attorney
General; Batchelor, Minister for Home
Affairs; - Fisher, President of the
Board of Trade; Dawson, Minister of
Defense; Mahon, Postmaster General,
and McGregor. Vice President of the
Executive Council.
by Men of Watson's
Choosing.
Victoria Government Will Be Directed
SELECTS LABOR.- MEN
AS CABINET OFFICERS
Forty-Three Natives Drop a Thousand
Feet and Air are
Killed.
JOHANNESBURG, April 26.— The
collapse of a cage In the Robinson
mine precipitated forty-three natives
down a thousand feet to the bottom.
All were killed. The bottom of the
shaft is a quagmire of human re
mains.
CAGE COLLAPSES* AND ,
MINERS FALL TO DEATH
Mrs. Laurie M. Edwards, the young
woman, has had a romantic career,
according to her mother's statement.
Five years ago she was a 15-year-old
school girl at Savannah. Ga. Laurie
M. Edward?, who was a clerk at that
time, paid her considerable attention.
When Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Smith, the
parents of Mrs. Edwards, learned of
this they forbade Edwards calling on
their daughter. -The result was that
they eloped.
There were some domestic differ
ences subsequently. Mrs. Smith took
her daughter's part. Last Saturday
morning, the mother says, she advised
Mrs. Edwards to go to Fairfax.
Neighbors who were intimate with
the family say that Edwards was de
voted to his wife and child. Mrs. Ed
wards returned to her home last even
ing, but the husband and child did
not put In an appearance at the
Haight-street home. Mrs. Edwards
stated last night that she would leave
nothing undone to recover the child
and with that end in view employed
Attorney W. H. R. McMartin to enter
proceedings for divorce and custody of
the child. Edwards has placed his
case in the hands of Attorney E. J.
Hill and will also enter suit for di
vorce.
Romantic Incidents in the Marital
Life of Mrs. Edwards.
«
ELOPES IN THE SOUTH.
from childhood, but their parents se
riously objected to their being married
young. They ran away and were mar
ried in Harleyville, S.-'C, on October
16. 1S?9. She was 15 years old, he 29.
They moved to San Francisco in ,1900.
Edwards is employed by the Southern
Pacific Company in the auditing de
partment.
"I do not love that woman. I do not
love any woman. I know what love
is, but my heart was broken five
months ago. I did not know this wo
man was married. She came to me as
Miss Edwards, and was Just the same
to me as any other of my scholars.
I tried to help the woman with her
voice. She could not pay me, so I told
her that she could when she could go
upon the stage."
Edwards and his wife are connected
with prominent Southern families. She
was Miss Mary Thomas Smith of Sa
vannah, Ga., and 'he Is also a native
of Savannah. They were sweethearts
"I have nothing much to say." she
said. "I have lost my child, but will
get it bark at all hazards. I simply
went to Pastrjri's for a rest. I was
taking vocal lessons from Russo, but
that is all. He never induced me to
leave homo. In fact, I never told him
I was married until last night. When
my husband speaks of my taking all
his savings it is not true. That money
in the bank was mine, not his. I left
him 5100 anyway, and that is more than
he deserved. I should have drawn it
all out and wisj} I had done so."
Russo was interviewed and had this
to say:
ACCUSES HER HUSBAND
Mrs. Edwards when seen this after
noon while at San Anselmo was not
communicative.
I was ejected from the house. My wife
has drawn out of the bank all cf my
savings except $1(XV On Friday she
drew out $200. Last month, I now find
<>ttv she drew out over $100. besides
using every cent of my salary. She
t-an go: Russo can have her, but. I want
my child, and propose to keep it. too.
I cannot have Russo arrested, it seems,
but vil! sue for divorce at once."
WIFK AND HUSBAND WHO WERE PARTICIPANTS IN AN EXCITING AFFAIR
IN MARIN COUNTY. AXD THE CHILD THE FATHER SNATCHED FROM
THE MOTHERS ARMS.
LABOR CONDITIONS IN
HUNGARY IMPROVED
The General Strike Has Collapsed and
the Situation . Is Reported asv^
, Quiet.
VIENNA, April 26.— The situation
in Hungary has improved. The gen
eral strike declared yesterday 'at
Gross- Wardein ' has collapsed. No
further disorders have been reported
and the Government's victory is re
garded as complete.
SANTO DOMINGO. April 26.— The su^ar
planters have lodsred a protest with the Amer
ican legation asralnst the decree imposing ex
port duties on sugar.
Town of Illis in Somaliland Is At-
ADEN, April 26. — The town of II
lig, on the coast of SomalHand, ha3
been bombarded by the British. The
Sultan of IHig was captured. ,?. •¦-";.*
tacked nnd the Sultan
Captured.
BRITISH i BOMBARD
A COAST VIUiAGE
Naval Militia Bill Favored.
WASHINGTON, April 26. — The
House Committee on Naval Affairs to
day authorized a. favorable report on
the Meyer bill to establish a naval
militia and define Its relations to the
General Government. The bill extends
to the naval militia' all the privileges
extended to the regular militia by the
Dick militia law. />: :
BERLIN, April 26.— Colonel Leut
wein. Governor of German Southwest
Africa, cables to-day that typhus has
broken out in Major von Glazenapp's
column. Seven deaths from the dis
ease were recorded up to April 22.
The column has marched to the mis
sion station at Otjihaena, which has
been converted into a hospital.
In South Africa and Many
Deaths Result.
Typhus Breaks Out Among the Troops
DISEASE DECIMATING
THE GERMAN SOLDIERS
"As the train was running between
Alicante and San Vicente some persons
fired and others threw stones. The
gendarmes accompanying the train re
turned, the fire. Neither the Premier
nor the other passengers were hurt.
Two arrests were made."
Later details show that the attempt
on Senor Maura was an organized
plot,. between thirty and forty men
armed with revolvers being concerned.
A regular fusillade was exchanged be
tween the gendarmes accompanying
the train and the miscreants. Many
marks of bullets were found in . the
train afterward.
When between Alicante and San
Vicente a bullet whizzed through the
roof of his car. The accident created
great alarm, but no one was injured.
The official report of the incident
given out by the Minister of the In
terior says:
MADRID, April 26. — Premier
Maura, who arrived here this morning,
was shot at, but not wounded, while
on his way here from the Balearic
Islands.
Returning to the Quirinal, through the
city, the President and the royal par
ty passed .through the Piazzi dl
Spagna, where the historic steps of
the Church of the Trinita di Monti
were entirely covered with flowers,
producing a gorgeous effect.
This evening the French President
received In private audience each of
the Embassadors separately. The
whole of Rome was illuminated to
night. , ¦ ;^J. s:.
/ROME,. April 26.— It is reported that
the protest of the Pope against the
presence of President Loubet at the
Quirinal will take the form of a note
to all the Catholic powers.
President Loubet to-day drove to the
Piazza d'Armi with Queen Helena," and
reviewed 20,000 troops. M. Loubet and
the Queen were accompanied by King
Victor Emmanuel and the royal
Princes and followed by several hun
dred staff officers and the foreign mili
tary attaches. The Pincio Heights, the
Janiculum and Monte Mario, surround
ing the Piazza d'Armi, were occupied
by several hundred thousand people,
cheering and shouting, while military
bands played the "Marseillaise." The
President expressed to Kin?: Victor
Emmanuel .the highest satisfaction
with the efficiency and martial bearing
of the troops, especially admiring the
BersaglierJ, who with their quick step
and waving cock feathers in their
hats marched past in their most char
acteristic manner.
French President Witnesses
Military Display and Com
pliments King's Troops
Incident Causes Much Alarm,
but No One Is Injured and
No Arrests Are Made
The Indians assembled in the moun
tains and a town called Batobabi was
first attacked. Manuel ' Cubillas and
Luis P^strada, who led the force which
defended the town, were both killed and
the Indians captured the place. Of the
fight at Tocolete and Los Paredones
ranch little is known, except that the
Indians were victorious and took pos
session of both places. From Toco
lete they poceeded to Rayon, an im
portant mining camp, which had been
warned of their coming and prepared
to meet them, but with little avail, as
the 300 Yaquis overcame the hurriedly
organized- company sent out against
them, and some of the Indians who suc
ceeded in entering the town put the
torch to the Killen Hotel, which with
several other buildings was burned.
A runner carried the first news of
the fight, while a party of five Indians
brought to that town resolutions,
drawn up by the leader of the Yaqui
band, offering to desist from hostili
ties and go back upon the. ranches if
the Mexican authorities are ready to
agree not to deport any more friendly
members of their tribe. If these terms
of peace are not accepted the Indians
threaten to spread terror through all
the country round and defy General
Torres.
HERMOSILLO, Mex.r April 26.—Nu
merous dispatches" from Ure's; Carbo
and La Colorado to General Torres and
Governor Ysabel add a new, phase to
the Yaqul situation in Sonora. The
War Department of Mexico recently de
cided to deport to Yucatan all of the \
Yaqui Indians remaining in Sonora,
whether,or not they had taken part in
the troublesome revolts of the past few
months.
According to advices from Ures 300
Yaqul Indians who have been shearing
wool, v tilling 1 the fields and doing the
hard work upon the ranches in the
Ures district rebelled when they learned
that they and their families would
eventually be included in the deporta
tion order.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
SOLDIERS OX REVIEW
WASHINGTON, April 26.— The Sen
ate to-day passed the Military Acad
emy, appropriation bill, the last of the
supply measures. The amendments
suggested by the Committee on-Mili
tary Affairs for a reorganization of the
medical and ordnance departments of
the army and for the establishment of
a number of campsites were thrown
out on points of ordeTT Bacon con
cluded his tariff speech.
Many Amendments to BUI Made by
the Committee Arc Thrown Ont
. on Points of Order.
MILITARY ACADEMY
APPROPRIATIOXS PASS
The greatest surprise of the day was
occasioned by the result of the ballot
in the Twelfth" District convention,
which was held in this city. Dedham,
the home of George^ Fred "Williams,
leader of the Hearst faction in Massa
chusetts, is in this district and Wil
liams was a candidate on the Hearst
ticket. He and other Hearst delegates
were defeated and delegates pledged
to Richard Olney elected.
Delegates favorable to Hearst's can
didacy were elected in the. Third Dis
trict, which is represented in Congress
by John R. Thayer, one of the fore
most opponents of Hearst's candidacy.
» ; —
Against the unit rule the Hearst
delegates will make a strong protest
to the Democratic National Commit
tee. •
:¦¦ BOSTON, Mass./ Apcil 26.—Demo
cratic district conventions to elect,dele
gates to the national, convention at St.;
Louis were held in the fourteen .Con
gressional districts of the State to-day,
and. in all "but four the district dele
gates were either pledged or favorable
to the nomination of Richard Olney for
the Presidency. . •**¦ ?-V-r ; .
; Of these delegates, twenty-one are
claimed for Olney, six. are conceded to
Hearst, while one is unpledged' and
non-committal. , To the Olney [ forces
must be added ;the four delegates at
large elected arid . pledged to him at
the State convention. ' '
Of the eleven conventions held out
side of this city, fifteen delegates either
pledged to "or, known to favor Olney
were elected, six delegates were pledged
unconditionally to Hearst, while one
delegate is unpledged.
With the four delegates at large
and the twenty-one elected to-day the
Olney faction has a majority and
will, it is understood, enforce the unit
rule of the national convention.
TRIUMPH FOR OLXEY.
Hearst Forces Routed in Massaehu
. setts District Convention.
and Other Buildings
Are Burned by the Rebel
Band and Another General
Uprising Is Now Expected
His Holiness May Address
a Letter of Protest to
All the Catholic Powers
SHOOT THROUGH COACH
Assassins Attempt to Kill
Spanish Prime , Minister
on His Way to Madrid
DEFENDERS KILLED
IX A BRISK BATTLE
PREMIER'S LIFE
IS ENDANGERED
POPE DISLIKES
LOUUBET'S VISIT
W. Tillinghast ; of Johnston andi Al
phonse Gaulin Jr. of Woonsocket. The
platform commends the administra
tion of President Roosevelt and
pledges him the, united support of the
Republicans of this State in the com
ing campaign.
"Upon arriving at the resort I etay
rd outside and a friend went in to
jfconnoiter. He returned and inform
ed me that my wife and Russo were
rating breakfast. I went in, and mci
$.hem just as they were coming out of
the dining-room. I drew my revolver
nnd demanded my wife and baby.
Russo ran <^ne way and my wife ran
Jnto his room. I followed her, and a
light for possession of the child fol
lowed. Russo reappeared with a shot
gun. Later other people interfered and
"After that I noticed she was not
cjuite fo attentive to me. She would
Wv<? our house early and would not
return until late. Even then I would
rot see her many times. Friday she
left for good. I located her at Pas
tori's and left San Francisco on the
first boat this morning for Fairfax in
order to get the child. 1 took friends
>vith me.
rRIENDS AID HUSBAND
SAN RAFAEL. April 26. — An angry
htub&nd'l efforts to gain possession of
his child at an early hour this morn
ints caused ereat excitement at Pas
1 tori's, a vi21a near Fairfax. I* M. Ed r
wards, the husband, declares that Sig
net Russo. an opera singer well known
:m Sa:i Francisco, has alienated the af
fections of hi? wife. He asserts that
l>uwo induced his wife to leave her
)ionio at 345 Haight street and take
her ihree-year-old daughter with her.
i;us«o has been domiciled at Pas
jori's for several months. Mrs. Ed
v.ards had at various times visited
"ihore, and on Saturday she. with her
child, took permanent apartments.
"Jhis morning Russo and Mrs. Ed
wards' were at breakfast and the
'woman's husband appeared. „ He de
manded an explanation and displayed
4 revolver. Mrs. Edwards hurried
out of the room and went to Russo's
apartments. There a scuffle ensued
between her and her husband for pos
yession of their child. Russo, who
had disapDeared for a few minutes,
returned to his own rooms with a.
shotgun.
Pointing the weapon at Edwards,
lie demanded that the latter vacate
the premises, or suffer the conse
tfuenees. Edwards attempted to draw
2iis revolver again, but in doing so it
dropped to the floor. Mrs. Edwards
tried to gain possession of it, but her
•husjband prevented her by setting his
loot upon it. Edwards then placed
Jus wife between himself and Russo
and" no shots were fired.
TAKES CHILD FROM MOTHER.
CHher guests interfered at this time
Mid Edwards had to leave the prem
ises without his child. He thereupon
came to San Rafael and tried to swear
. out a warrant for Russo's arrest. Dis
trict Attorney Boyd would not issue
the warrant. In the meantime Russo
find Mrs. Edwards left Pastori's. A
elective "who had been employed by
Edwards and who remained at the
j'lace to watch the couple apprised
.Edwards of the departure of the cou
jMe. Edwards left San Rafael on the
I'loT* North Shore train for San An
celmo. As thr» train pulled into San
Ausclmo station Mrs. Edward* and
her child were upon the platform.
Jiusso was not in eight. Edwards
jumped from the moving train,
Eiiatched the child from its mother's
;wjms and carried it back into the'
train.
. ftime of his friends prevented the
nouxer from getting aboard, and the
trail) started. Russo was at San An
'«*lmo at the time, but did not mak»
Ifis appearance until later. When the
;CtS3 train lpft San Anselmo for San
J-"ranci:< o Russo boarded one car and
Mrp. Edwards another part of the
"train. When the train had proceeded
ashort distarfce they joined each other
*;nd went upon the ferry-boat at Sau
t-ftiitn t«.?ethcr.
When se*-n by a Call representative
Edwards paid:
vThis man Kusso has not only broken
t:p my homo, but attempted to prevent
no frc*n gaining possession of my
< hiid. My wife and I have been mar
lied five years and never had a cross
v ord until last Wednesday. Then vee
<jnarreh-d because I chided her for cer
tain rumors 1 had heard. She has been
•« devotod wife up to about a month
ftj?o, cr in fact, until *oon after she
rnmrnenced taking music lessons from
Jiusso.
Special Dispatch to The Call
Three Hundred Yaqui In
dians Reported to Have
Made an Attack on the Kes
idents in Northern Mexico
Southern Pacific Employe Discovers His Wife at Breakfast With a Stranger,
and After a Stormy Scene and Trip on a Train Gains Possession of
the Three-Year-OId Child and Says That He Will Sue for a Divorce
SAVAGES
CAPTURE
THE TOWN
IRATE HUSBAND AND OPERA SINGER
ATTEMPT DUEL AT A MARIN RESORT
'iiYiI SAN FRANCISCO CALU,' WEDNESDAY, APRIIi 27^ 1904.
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Nomination May Be Forced Upon the Unwilling Speaker, of the House of
Representatives— Indiana Convention Meets for the Naming of State
Ticket— Democratic District Delegates Elected in Massachusetts
REPUBLICAN LEADERS :WANT CANNON
TO TAKE SECOND PLACE ON TICKET
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