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SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1904.
PRICE FIVE CENTS. Supply of Ribbon In Exposition City l» Exhausted and Order is Sent to New York. ST. LOUTS, July 19.— An official bul letin issued to-night by the World's Fair press bureau follows: "The makers of the gold yellow California badgres have found it necessary to send to New York for a fresh supply of rib bon to supply the demand. Over 4000 yards of the ribbon have been used and It was Impossible to procure more in St Zxmi* I CALIFORNIA BADGES POPULAR IN ST. LOUIS Mexican Pavilion Is Damaged to Ex tent of $3000 and Inmates Are Panic-Stricken. ST. LOUIS, July 19— The Mexican national pavilion was struck by light ning to-day during a severe storm &t the World's Fair grounds. A large number^pfvisitors were in the building when the storm broke. The flagstaff and cupola surmounting tii«* pavilion were destroyed, but the building did not catch fire. The dam apre is' estimated at $3000. There was considerable excitement among those in the building, but the visitors' fears were quickly allayed fcy those In charge of the building LIGHTNING STRIKES FAIR BUILDING AT ST. LOUIS DENVER, Colo., July 19.— Positive proof that the train robber who was killed on Divide Creek June 9 last was not the notorious bandit, Harvey Lo gan, has been obtained by an examina tion of the body. The convincing mark of identification on which the de tectives relied was a scar on the right wrist, caused by a gunshot wound known to have been inflicted several years ago. The dead man's wrist bears no such mark. Authorities Have Proof That Man Killed in Colorado Was Not Notorious Bandit. DEAD TRAIN ROBBER IS NOT HARVEY LOGAN Dr. Sylvester J. Byrne, registrar of vital statistics for Brooklyn, said that from noon on Monday to the same hour to-day the department received reports of eighty deaths. The average for this time of year is about seventy. Many of those who died, he said, were chil dren or aged and weak persons, who easily succumbed to the extreme heat In the tenement districts of Manhat tan many infants were to-night re ported in a critical condition. Every living creature in the city suffered. Scores of horses gave out during the day and wherever men or women were required to do any kind of hard labor* Indoors or out, their suffering was In tense. At 5 o'clock in the afternoon the mercury stood at 93 above zero on the roof of the Weather Bureau, but down In the street, where the eun was felt and where breezes did not reach, it was seven or eight degrees higher. Uptown at that hour the registered temperature was an even 100 degrees. At intervals all day fresh breezes were wafted through the heated streets and greatly relieved the severe burn ing of the sun. The humidity, too, was - much less than on Monday and that made the strong heat more en durable. Thousands swarmed Into the parks and every spot along the water front wfiere bathing was permitted was thronged with men and boys until a late hour. In all the downtown parks the police permitted the benches to be used for beds and hundreds of weary bodies spent the night there under the trees. Hundreds of babies and small chil dren were taken to the floating and seaside hospitals for relief. A floating hospital goes out of the city each day and to-day there were twice as many little patients as could find passage. Every bed at the Seaside Hospital is occupied. CHICAGO, June 19.— The hot wave gave way to cooling breezes to-day. The temperature averaged 10 degrees lower than during the past two days. Moderate summer weather is the fore cast. . - , Reports from the Bureau of Statis tics to-night showed that in Manhat tan the number of deaths during the preceding forty-eight hours was much larger than the average during the heated term, while In Brooklyn the number of deaths more than doubled. NEW YORK, July 19.— Twelve deaths, six of which occurred in Brook lyn, with scores of prostrated persons taken to hospitals, was the record of the Intense heat in New Tork City to day. Hundreds of adults and children, whose names were not on the records of the hospitals, were in a critical con dition, and it is likely that to-morrow's death list will be much larger than that of to-day, unless the weather mod erates. Temperature of San Francisco yes terday: Maximum, 66 degrees; mini mum, 52 degrees. Special Dispatch to The Call. Infants Crowd the Hospitals and the Parks Become Great Gamps at Night. The Bcale was at first believed to be a Joke. The miners' officials conferred with him and obtained a partial modi fication, but still with a 16-cent reduc tion. When it became apparent that a strike of large proportions, one that would stagger the industry and one in which human life might be lost, was Inevitable, an exodus to Christopher, a small town six miles distant, was be gun. In one place a new city has been established. It is composed of tents, but M. J. Turner has been elected Mayor and all minor officials have been sworn In. Here it is that the miners who are fighting Leiter will make their campaign headquarters. The town is only a short distance from the atocka.de and it is the belief that the struggle will result In an out brak In which human life and property will greatly suffer. Leiter has constructed one of the most modern coal shafts in the United States. His interests are at present more than a million dollars. Just as soon as his mine was ready to open, when he thought that 8000 tons of coal could be hoisted daily, Leiter issued an ultimatum to the men which was a reduction of 18 cents a ton in mining. Leiter's troubles with the coal min ers reached its first serious point on July IS, when 150 strikers and their families were evicted from their homes in Zeigler. The men had de fied the owner of the property and he in turn declared that he would recog nize no union rules that interfered with his own way of conducting his business. The stockade, when completed, will be a formidable affair. It is now near ly finished and when the last nail is driven the great fence will be sur mounted by live electric wires. The electrical charge in the wires will be sufficiently strong to stun an ordinary man, but not strong enough to kill. CARBONDALE, 111.. July 19. — In his war with the union miners in his coal camp at Zeigler, Joseph Leiter has established what is practically a principality or feudal estate. Seven thousand five hundred acres of coal land are owned there by Leiter and the entire tract is now being inclosed by a stockade. No person is permit ted to enter Zeigler without a permit from Leiter. and twenty-five telephone .stations have been established around I he place. These are in charge of arme<3 detectives from Chicago and if a daring: man or woman is rebuffed at one point alarms are sounded on all the telephones and armed-detec tives are immediately on the alert to sstop the trespasser. BpecUJ Dispatch to The CaU. Great Fence Erected by His Order Is Surmounted by Lire Electric Wires. Scores of Prostrations Due to tne Intensity oi Sol's Rays. Armed Detectives Are on Guard to Keep Out Strikers. Death List in New York Increases Daily. Letter's Mine District Now a Feudal Estate. HEAT KILLS AGED FOLK AND BABES STOCKADE SURROUNDS COAL CAMP VTar News Continued on Page 2< LONDON, July 20.— The Constantino ple correspondent of .the Standard says It; Is now stated! that | the" Russian guardship ; Chernbmoretz • has' gone ¦ to relieve a : jjunboat at Piraeus. Other Various Subterfuges Employed to Put .... Black Sea Fleet Into Service. CZAR RESORTS TO TRICKERY. LONDON, July 20. — The Daily Mail this morning prints a dispatch from Buenos # Ayres, dated July 19, saying that the .armored cruisers Garibaldi and Pueyrdon, sister ships of the Nis sin and Kaisuga, which were pur chased 4 by Japan prior to the war, have been sold to. a French firm, but that the real purchaser is the Russian Government. Argentine Republic Sells Two War ¦ .ships, Presumably to France. RUSSIA BUYING SHIPS. NOTHING SPARED TO SAVE INJURED MOTHER Aged Woman Is Conveyed to Her Home on Special Train Equipped as a Hospital. CHICAGO, July 19.— A private car equipped with the finest of hospital ap pliances, in charge of skilled physi cians and trained nurses, a speedy run on a limited express train half way across the continent, and the return trip as speedily made to his summer home at Lake Geneva, where were all the. luxuries and comforts that money can provide— this is the story of Jamea Hobart Moore's effort to save the life of his aged mother, Mrs. Rachel A. Moore, who was badly injured about a week ago at her old home in Green, N. Y., in a runaway accident. Mrs. Moore's condition has improved to such an extent that Dr. Williams has returned to New York. Moore is staying with his mother at his summer home. He considers her recovery as remarkable, considering her age. MUTE E\ T IDEXCE OF DISASTER TO NORGE LONDON, July, 19.— Two more life boats of the Danish steamer Norge (which foundered June 28 off Rockall Reef, twenty-nine milea from the Scot tish mainland) have been washed ashore on the Orkney Islands. Both jvere emptr „ > _" Continued on Paso 2, Column J. LONDON, July 20.— The Times' Tokio correspondent, cabling under date of July 19, says: i "Japanese military critics expect re newed efforts by General' Kuropatkin to recover the Motien positions, which are essential to > the security of his army if it remain in the present posi tion." ; - The correspondent adds that it is ru mored in Tokio that three Japanese torpedo-boat destroyers have Y sealed the Liao River, where the Russian gun boat Sivoutch and a- Russian torpedo boat destroyer are anchored.* Kuropatldn Imperiled While Kuroki's Army Holds the Pass. MOTIEN OF STRATEGIC VALUE. ST. PETERSBURG, July 20.— As an outcome of Lieutenant General Count Keller'B engagement at Motien Pass the military experts are convinced that there has been a rearrangement of the Japanese forces and a change in the Japanese plans in favor of a flanking movement on Liaoyang, rather than a direct movement on Tatchekiao. ; This change, coinciding with the arrival of Field Marshal Oyama, leads the ex perts to attribute it to the new com mander in "chief. Whoever is respon sible it is admitted that the Japanese are showing an appreciation of the present aspect of the campaign. Hith erto General Kuropatkin has been able to mislead Generals Kurokl, Nodzu and Oku and to induce them to expend their greatest energy where it would do the least harm. ' The center of interest has again been transferred to Liaoyang and the Rus sians are able. at this Juncture to re gard the situation with proper equa nimity. The Liaoyang position" is of such strength that Kuroki's advance would be rather .welcomed by General Kuropatkin. It is probable that Kuro patkin ordered , Keller to attack with the view of drawing oa the Japanese, Just as he sent General Stakelberg to draw them up from the south. powers effect the relief of their guard ships by sending ships here to meet them. The Chernomoretz may call or even stay at Piraeus, says the corre spondent, adding: "But we may expect soon to see her employed in active service." The correspondent continues: "The infractions, of the .treaties of Paris and London by the Smolensk and the St. Petersburg are causing astonishment. Only a month ago a British yacht was compelled to disembark two toy can non before , being : allowed to pass through the Dardanelles." TOKIO, July 20, 10 a. m.— The armored cruisers Bossiay, Eurik and Gromoboi of the Russian Vladivostok squadron passed through the Tsugari Strait into the Pa cific Ocean to-day. / MUKDEN, July 19.— The best information received here indicates that the siege of Port Arthur is betng much more closely pressed, and there are extravagant rumors of losses on both sides. A letter received from Port ¦Arthur shows that the besieged have implicit confidence in the ability of Lieutenant General Stoessel to keep out the Japanese. LONDON, July 2O.-r-The Daily Chronicle this morning prints a dispatch from its Yinkow correspondent saying that the reinforcements for which General Oku has been waiting are now being disembarked under the protection of seven Japanese cruisers. A fresh landing of troops, the dispatch says, is being effected to the north of Port Arthur also, and important events may be looked for this week General Oku Receives Reinforcements ancl Final Assault Upon Port Arthur May Be Attempted During the Present Week. They were the guests to-day of Regi nald and Alfred Vanderbilt at the lat ter's farm. Sir Archibald is the fifth baronet of his house, which was creat ed a baronetcy in 1774. He owns about 9S0O acres, including Dundreath Castle. Lady Edmondstone is the eldest daughter of G. Stewart Forbes. NEWPORT, R. I., July 19.— Sir Archibald and Lady Edmondstone of London have arrived here on a tour round the world and after a brief stay will turn their course westward, where they will visit the St. Louis exposition; New Orleans, of whose beauties and charms they have heard so much; Kansas City, Omaha, Dallas, Los An geles, San Francisco, Yellowstone Park, Portland and other cities; also the picturesque mountain regions and canyons of the Southwest and thence to the Pacific coast. They are being extensively entertained here and are overwhelmed with invitations. stone Arrive on a Tour of the American Cities. Sir Archibald and Lady Edmond- ENGLISH ARISTOCRATS LIONIZED AT NEWPORT DES MOINES, la., July 19.— E. M. Ellingson, a wealthy commission mer chant here and one of the most influen tial Swedish citizens of the State, has gone to Zion City for the purpose of assigning to John Alexander Dowie, the .so-called healer, the greater por tion of his magnificent estate here. .The Misses Elizabeth and Josephine Ellingson, two society belles, daughters of the merchant, announced at a house party on Sunday that, owing to their father's decision, they will have to re tire from their social duties and enter the business world to make a living. Because of their opposition to their father's plans, the young women are to be cut off with an insignificant allow ance which will not permit them to re tain their former position in society. The young ladies have withdrawn from Drake University and do not expect to complete their college education. The Ellingson residence here is val ued at $16,000 and the entire estate at $150,000. Ellingson believes it to be his Christian duty to give his money into Dowle's hands. Special Dispatch to The Call. In addition to giving the executors immediate control of the estate, their application for special letters had the effect of setting at rest ugly rumors that were circulated to the effect that the executors were engaged In strife !n an effort to gain control of the prop erty. These rumors were the result of tha separate petitions for letters of admin istration with the will annexed filed Monday by the executors. This con dition, however, had no further signifi cance than is contained in the fact that the. executors retained different coun sel. Gray being represented by W. B*. Williamson and Mugan by E. S. Pills bury. .The lawyers got together yes terday I and joined In the petition for The day before she selected an auto mobile of a type that appealed to her and was to have had it shipped by the same train on which she and her friend were to travel westward. Those who are familiar with the de tails of the tragedy believe that the heiress became affected by the intense heat in New York, and that, unnerved and depressed since her father's death, she was suddenly bereft of her reason, the fatal plunge resulting. Reaction has followed the shock that came to the heirs when Miss Dolbeer' s last will was made public, and yester day these relatives kept close to their quarters, doubtless pondering. There Is no question that there will be a bit ter contest waged to break the testa ment, unless the Warrens propose a compromise. This It Is positively as serted they will do. The taelra art awaiting developments and these de velopments promise to lift aside tna gloom that has fallen. But one step was taken In the Dol beer estate case yesterday. George D. Gray and William C. Mugan, named in Miss Dolbeer'3 will as executors, ap plied for special letters of administra tion upon the decedent's estate, this to place themselves in a position to op pose the threatened contests for the fortune of the suicide, pending the ne gotiations for a compromise. Judge Troutt, sitting in Judge Coffey's de partment of the Superior Court, or dered that the letters issue, fixing the bond of the administrators at $25,000. RUMORS SET AT REST. SELECTS AN* AUTOMOBILE. Since the tragic passing of her younj: friend, Miss Warren has suffered a nervous collapse. In spite of her phy sician's orders, the young woman who for seventeen years had filled the dual role of loving mother and sis ter t6 the dead girl, insisted upon at tending the funeral. Returning home, she was placed under the care of a trained nurse, who, with a specialist on nervous diseases, is caring for her. Yesterday her only visitor was her sis ter, Miss Fannie Warren, who re mained with her during the day. That awful moment in New York Is burned deep into the brain of Miss Warren. Her charge had not mani fested the slightest intention at any time of terminating her life. In fact, on the morning of her death Miss Dol beer accompanied Miss Warren to the agency for the purchase of their rail way tickets for the expected trip to San Francisco, and looked, it i3 said, into the details of their issuance with perfect intelligence and mental bal ance. There will probably be no mobiliza tion of the disappointed heirs of un fortunate Bertha M. Dolbeer to contest her last will and testament. Educated by the lessons of the Fair and Blythe estate contests, in which law yers waxed fat and devisees grew lean, those most interested in Miss Dolbeer'a estate — Miss Etta Marion Warren and her mother, Mrs. Margaret H. War ren — have recognized the wisdom of effecting a compromise with the dis appointed relatives. One who is in * position to know the minds of tho Warrens made this admission yester day, .and in concluding said that there could be only one condition that would prevent such a settlement — unreasona ble demands of the heirs. Cannot Complete Their Education and Are Forced to Seek Mercantile Positions. Young Woman That Received Bulk of Estate and Her Mother Favor Settlement Out of Court Belles of Des Moines Society Beggared by toe Act oi Father. Disappointed Heirs Consid ered by Miss Dolbeer's Devisees. Announcement Made That They May Compromise. Merchant Consigns Daughters to Life of Toil. GIVES HIS PROPERTY TO DOWIE LONDON, July 20. — The Constantinople correspondent of the Daily Mail, in a dispatch dated July 18, says: "A Russian cruiser has just passed through from Odessa with several guns covered with canvas on her deck. She also carried torpedo tubes." The Suez correspondent of the Daily Mail, under date of July 19, says: "The German steamship Sambia, it is stated, has been seized by the Russians and is expected here tomorrow." JAPANESE KILLED BY SHELL FROM ONE OF THEIR OWN HOWITZERS IN KULIENCHENG BATTLE | WARRENS TO AVOID CONTEST RUSSIA SENDS BLACK SEA CRUISER THROUGH THE DARDANELLES STRAIT THE TKSATSB3. Alcazar — "The Prisoner of Zenda." California — "A Thoroughbred Tramp." Central— -"Bobert Emmet." Colombia — "Cousin Kate" and "Carrots." Chute* — Vaudeville. Fischer's— "A Lucky Stone." Grand— "The Cowboy and the Lady." Orpheum— Vaudeville. Matinee to-day. Tlvoli — "Bobin Hood." THE WSATES& Forecast xo*d« at Ban Trak-* Cisco for thirty fcour*. ending" mlCnight, July 80i San Francisco and vicinity — Talx Wednesday; brisk westerly winds, with foe. a. o. are apib. District PorecMtw. VOLUME XCVI— NO. 50. The San Francisco Call.