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VOLUME/ XCVI— NO. 147.
SAN FRANCISCO, -TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1904. PI&CE FIVE CENTS. WILL SUE FOR TAX -MONEY INSTEAD TT ±± "¦¦¦¦'-/-«¦• TV r ' . va • tietty ur-een Refuses to (jive Ltibfary to Native Town. NOT A FEMALE CARNEGIE ONE OF THE-.WORLD'S RICHEST WOMEN*.' WHO. INSTEAD OT GIVXXO A LI BRARY. WILL, SUE THE TOWN* OF HER .BIRTH FOR A REDUCTION OF THE ASSESSMENT ON HER PROPERTY. ' Continued to Pasre 2, Column 2. * DAWSON. Oct. 24,-^-Steam naviga tion; the full length of the Yukon is practically closed. The river : Is full of Ice. - The output for tha Klondike this season Is . $9,500,000. ~£3HHffiBI Yukon Navigation Closed. ;, RIO -DEi JANIERO.VOct. , 24.-rrThe ChamberTof * Deputies * has v ; adopted ia bill i authorizing .the .',: Government i*.to placed contracts abroad for; the fhulld-' ing of itwenty-eight;. warships. v ";-'". Brazil to Build VWarships. TROY, p., Oct 24.-V A- fire, which started !to-day in 'the. livery, stable of W.: H. Willis, In 'the, heart 'of the bus iness*: district,":, destroyed ;. a J dozen \ or more % business houses • and . residences. Lossr$75,000; ; Big Blaze In 1 Troy, Ohio. :' ST.'-: LOUIS. Oct. ¦ 24.-^The fflf th;fa- : tality^asl or result^ of- the £ battle. last Friday '.> between I detectives r an d \'sus pects ! occurred! to-night ;when"»WHlia"m Morris, J i alias * C.;, C.% Blair, a? confessed trains robber; died at *the ? Clty?Hospi- Another- Train Robber Dead. * LOS ANGELES, Oet:24.4-MaJor i G. N. Nolan of this city ; to-night received a telegram : frohv J.'.W. Bonnie'Vof jthe Shannon Copper '¦. Company Vat ' Clifton," Ariz., ' ; r announcing r ¦ ' the j' , I accidental death of C.~, D. .Webb while hunting^ C. D. Webb, it is said, ; was ?&\ nephew of : Dr. Seward ; .Webb $ or •; New j jYork and a brother.; of * Major -.Walter' D.' •Webb of West ; Point MilItary?Acad emy. C. ' Dr. Webb l,was 1 an * employe ; of » mining .company at Clifton.^ r* .. ¦'• Nephew of Seward .Webb Killed. LONDON. Oct. 24:^— Lady: Dilke, wife -of '. Sir . Charles ; Weritwofth Dilke. died' suddenly- to-day = at r her ' residence in -Woking; as. the 'result 'of » abrupture of '"a 5 blood '.vessel. •v.She was«born Sep tember X;-1840. - r : -;" Sir ! Charles" Dllke's Wife Dead. .-NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Oct 24. — The $25,000 worth of jewels left on a seat at the Grand Central -station. New York, by Mrs. E. P-iGavit of Albany have been recovered. . They .were picked up with other ¦bundles by mis take by a railroad employe. Lost Jewels Are Recovered. Rear, Admiral Manney , Recommends Construction of Quarters for * Bureau ; of : Equipment. / WASHINGTON, ¦"pet". 2'4-TT-Rear Ad miral : Manney, chief of the bureau . of equipment; in j his annual 'report rec-" ommends- an appropriation of $125;- OOOiforva' bureau of equipment build ing : at l Mare : Island," ¦ Cal. . ANOTHER BUILDING FAVORED .FOR YARD AT » MARE ISLAND , . '.'Granny" is * the last play, in which Mrs. ' Gilbert • is to appear. It will run for. three weeks, after which Mrs. Gilbert, who ' Is t now 8 3 years . of age. will retire,.: having been in -the the atrical ' profession . for sixty, years. NEW YORK, Oct 24.— With the au dience on fits' feet cheering Mrs. Gil bert and singing , the "chorus of "Auld Lang Syne," the curtain went down at the Lyceum Theater to-night ; on the first - performance of - "Granny." ' the new play.. written . for , Mrs.'; Gilbert by Clyde Fitch. At the end of the per formance . Mrs.' Gilbert , recited an epi- ( logue .written, for; her, and this .was the signal for a noisy tribute.' the like of which has been j rarely. witnessed. Stirs Audience ; to Great Enthusiasm.: Aged Actress in Her Farewell Play No official or unofficial Russian ex planation of the * unfortunate . affair. Is forthcoming • up ' to . this time, and* the world must wait \until-= to-morrow to hear Vice Admiral Rojestvensky's ver sion of the firing upon the British fish ermen. - - RoJeBtven8ky -> has ¦ communi cated direct . to the Emperor/; but . at ST. PETERSBURG, Oct 24. Rep resentative Russians regard the attack or the Baltic fleet on helpless fisher men off the English coast as a national dishonor. They admit that it reveals their countrymen as. lacking in keen ness' of wit self-control and courage. No serious complication with Great Britain Is expected, for; the Govern ment will make prompt *and ample reparation;' but hope is practically de stroyed that- the fleet will accomplish great deeds In the Far . East It is believed that Rojestvensky himself is blameless, since he accompanied; the first : squadron, which" sailed past the fleet of ¦< trawlers, ¦ leaving them un molested. - V.: . l ' - , . North Sea Affair Regarded as a Na .. tional Dishonor. • CHAGRIN IN RUSSIA. SPLENDID DEMONSTRATION * IN HONOR OF MRS. GILBERT .IfEWARK. N. J.. Oct 24.-James Smith Jr., receiver qt the United States Shipbuilding Company, sold at public auction* to-day all that portion of the property of the United States Ship building Company. which had been ad judged to be mortgaged to the Mercan tile Trust Company and the New York Security and,, Trust Company. The sale included everything owned by the com pany outside of, the stock and plant There was only one bidder, George R. Sheldon, who represented the Sheldon reorganization committee. Purchased by Only Bidder. G. R; Shel don, of the Reorganization SHIPBUILDING TRUST PROPERTY AT AUCTION' ..<: PLYMOUTH, Mass.,. Oct 24.— The independent j tobacco companies '= have won their suit . against the i tobacco trust For the first time the Superior Court has been called "upon' to con sider the statute ; of 1901, providing that ho one shall make as a condi tion of the sale of any goods that the purchaser, shair not deal In the goods of any ; ; competing ' corporation, < firm or individual. . . • • . ; The. consequences of the verdict renderedat.this'afternooh's session of the ; Superior Court are expected to be fa^ reaching » and: the' United States Supreme >; Court ; may be appealed to finally ;to determine the status of the law.':-'iaSB*HH8Es£-. The suit was the outcome of ; the prolonged '.warfare between the- tobac co] trust /and : the; independent . tobacco companies.;. . Court Upholds .Statutes Forbidding Sales on Conditions Which :>.; Give . a' Monopoly.: INDEPENDENTS SCORE V AGAINST TOBACCO TRUST NEW YORK, Oct. 24.— Walter Scott of Death Valley, Cal., is at the Herald; Square Hotel, . •where he is the . center of Interest ; He Is a gold' miner who came to New York with a view to get-J ting his diggings , properly . financed. He wore a, blue flannel shirt and .a red necktie. His sole anxiety was that the New- Yorkers might think he was a bad . man ' from the . gulch . and run away, when ; he appeared ' in , a cafe or a barber : shop. - "Gentlemen," he said reassuringly, "I never carry anything more danger ous than a bag of gold dust and some nuggejkfl. Death Valley Is a very, peace-, ful sort of a place ; and If ¦ miners ; out there gamble and 'stake their lives they only do It for fun.',' , - S v Scott will L leave - here . to-night ¦ for Chicago en , route : home. i Walter Scott Makes a Trip to 'the Metropolis to- Have His Dig- / Kings ¦ Financed. ¦ MINER FROM DEATH VALLEY INTERESTS NEW YORKERS When Kelly went to his sweetheart's home to-day after procuring the mar riage license the girl's mother ordered him away and locked the bride-to-be In a closet He persisted and then hi3 future mother-in-law landed on his eye and slammed the door in his face. * Mrs. Weisenberger went to the police station to procure a warrant for Kelly's arrest and while she was gone Miss Eleanora succeeded In breaking out of her prison. She Joined Kelly, who was waiting outside, and they hurried to the home of a preacher and were mar ried. CINCINNATI, Oct 24.— Although h-fc face was vigorously pounded In a pre liminary round with his mother-in-law and he had a black eye as the result, Albert E. Kelly Ted pretty Eleanora Weisenberger to the altar to-day. He could see out of only one eye, but this did not decrease his love or determina tion to get married, he told the m\n ister:-rSMBKBEffBU About a year ago Jack Welsh was shot and thrown from a swiftly mov ing train near' Winnemucca. Investi gation : followed v and these four men were arrested and charged with the murder. They were tried in the courts at Winnemucca, found guilty and sen tenced to-be hanged. They were re moved to th&jState penitentiary and a death watch placed 'over them for sev eral weeks. A* few days priori to the date set for ¦ execution anewitrlal was a Jl5i ed 't them « :by - the Supreme Court At this time also the State prisoners at Carson raised 1 $75, which was used to help them gain 'the rehearing. 1 RENO.. Oct.; 24.— The felons at the State penitentiary at Carson City have subscribed money to the amotfnt of $48 to' aid'in . the defense of Roberts, Sebener, Gorman 1 and Ritz of Winne mucca, whose. second trial for the murder of Jack Welsh began here to day. The money is already in the hands of the accused. CHICAGO, Oct 24.— Hundreds of fashionable out-of-town guests arriv ing for horseshow week had Chicago's smallpox scare dinned into their ears shortly after, registering at the hotels to-day and hastened to make 1 "dates" with house physicians for arm-scratch ing operations. -It: wag. an Incident In the most widespread vaccination cam paign Chicago has seen In years. Guests registering at the Michigan avenue hotels learned that there was "something doing" in • the .vaccination line when ' they rang for icewater. They waited Inordinately long .for "service" and then * found that- about 1000 employes of the Auditorium Hotel. the Annex and the Victoria were un dergoing wholesale vaccination/. This big "scrape" is under * the personal charge of House Physician Hammond of the Annex, who ; superintended at staff of ten men engaged to attend, to the bellboys, '.. porters and chamber maids in the three hotels named and in the Chicago Club. At the Great Northern, the Morrison, the Brlggs House and the Bismarck Hotel, It. was said, a . large . number of guests had been treated either by house physicians or outside practitioners- Special Dispatch to The Call. Sp«el*l DUpatch to Th» CaR • A few months ago' they notified the Election Commission that there was sufficient population and that they de sired to create a new : precinct The Commissioners compliedv^ith the re quest the precinct was created, a reg istry agent was appointed, the ballots printed and everything put In readi ness for election day. - Now, almost at the last* minute word, comes- to County Clerk Nesbitt that the registry agent has not time to attend the meet ings and that the people- do not care to register. RENO, Oct 24. — Two hundred men at Bird Springs, Lincoln County, Nev., have notified the County Clerk that they do not wish .to cast their ballots nt the coming election. They say that they are too busy and desire that the precinct lately created In that district be discontinued. Special Dispatch to The Call Special Dispatch to The Call. Arm-Scraping Epidemic in City of Chicago. Future Mother-in-Law Up percuts Groom-to-Be. " Citizens of Nevada Too Busy to Vote at November Election Felons Raise Money For Defense of Four Accused Murderers CARRIES A BLACK EYE TO THE ALTAR MANY HORSE SHOW GUESTS VACCINATED 1 The attack on the station .was made when but one officer was on duty and he was compelled to give up the keys at "the point of a pistol. The. mob seized Blount and carried him Into a near bv field, where he •¦. was beaten to death with: some blunt Instrument and then shot. .The mob dispersed and the authorities declare they lyiow none of the participants. • Norfolk companies of 'the Seventy 'flrst Regiment have been ordered to Berkeley.; The negro population ; of the town is excited over the'lynch ing of Blount and serious trouble is feared. ¦ NORFOLK. Va.. Oct 24 (Midnight). Berkeley, the scene of : the ¦ lynching of % the ; negro Blount,' is now ' under martial . law. Two encounters occurred to-night between the. troops and ne groes, j One negro' refused ; to obey, or ders to "move on , and : was bayoneted, but riot seriously hurt. Two : militiamen called upon a negro seen .crossing -a lot to: halt. In reply he ' opened . fire on them . and they re plied. The negro fired three times and fell in" front of j the soldiers' fire. As they , rushed toward him he Jumped up and rani . escaping . in ' the darkness. It is thought he is wounded. There is an ugly .undercurrent "of feeling 'existing among the.negroes of * the town. NORFOLK. Va.. Oct. 24.— George W. Blount, a negro proprietor of a .fish . and • oyster ' shop in the suburbs of I Berkeley, who had been for many years a. Republican leader and at one time held a' position in the Norfolk navy yard, was taken to-day from the police : station where he was con fined by a mob of fifty • masked men and lynched. Blount had been arrest ed Saturday night for striking T. D. Holloman, a Berkeley policeman, in the face with a lighted • lamp, badly* burning him. The officer had gone to Blount's place to arrest a negro, but Blount refused him permission to enter. Mob of Fifty: in Virginia Takes Him From the Jail and Beats Him to Death BOSTON, Oct. 24.— Hetty Green re fuses to " pose as a female Camegfe. The people of the town of Wendell. Mass., Hetty's former home town, had hopes that she would give them a library, or at least would contribute to a fund for the dissemination of 'liter ature. , .In a curt Jetter Mrs. Green nips in the bud all such cherished hopes < and warns them that, furthermore, she will invoke the aid of the law to cut down her tax bill from $25 to $22 60. The Green house is the most'dllap- MASKED MEN LYNCH NEGRO idated in the town, though it stands on a most conspicuous site, next in prominence to that of the village church. Last winter the roof fell In: the floors had given way long ago and the house has been wlndowless for years. Mrs. Green refuses to pay for repairs and she also refuses to allow the town to remodel the , house for a library. At present It Is but an unpleasant re minder of the days when Hetty lived there with her husband and two chil dren. and his?; assistant. They^ brought him Into- town, -where he "was placed under arrest.. and. charged with placing an obstruction on the track. Had "the engine not "died" as it did It would have • met the incoming freight near the Table Bluff tunnel and a head-on collision would have resulted, :¦¦.'.¦ An, old acquaintance of -Ray this afternoon claimed that his right name is Lester, and that he is one of the convicts who escaped from Folsom some months ago. Ray has been at work the last few weeks on the new city hall building in this city. He is a heavy drinker and it. is thought that he has become crazed from the excessive use of spirits. He was placed under $2000 bail, in de fault of which he is now In the County Jail. . - EUREKA. Oct. 24.— A young man giving the name of Roy Ray caused a great deal of excitement this morning at an early hour by stealing a loco motive out of the carhouse at Arcata and running her full speed to Salmon Creek, a distance of twenty miles. As he approached the crossings he whistled. and rang a; bell. of warning. At Salmon Creek the station agent, J. D. Adams, heard the locomotive go by and he started to investigate. On go ing out he found that the engine had "died" "a short distance away. . In the cab was Ray, who said he was waiting for her to cool down. She had very little water in the boiler and only sixty pounds of steam up. The engine is ruined. Ray was taken in charge by Adams Drink-Grazed ; Man-; Steals Locomotive and Takes Fl^ngrMidnightrTrip. WILD RIDE OF A LUNATIC LONDON, Oct. 24. — Great Britain to-day sent a long and urgent note to the Russian Government, officially de tailing the circumstances of the amaz ing and unexplained attack by the Russian Second Pacific squadron dur ing the night of October 21 on British fishing: boats in the North Sea. The text of the note has not been given out, itut-^t - is-^jra^rany : stat*«i* troTTi *¦ the Foreign Office that it contains the slg- ' niflcant announcement that "the situa-, tion Is one which, in the opinion of his Majesty's Goverment, does not brook delay." Meanwhile, the conservative public and press are remarkably undemon strative. As usual the jingo element demands war and even in official quar ters some go so far as to say that It may be necessary to stop the Pacific fleet pending settlement of the whole affair, though this extreme measure, it is believed, will not be necessary. Everywhere there is - evidence of the very positive opinion that this is no time for the usual diplomatic dilly dallying: that there must be no delay and no limit set by Russia to her apol ogy or the extent of- compensation for eufferers by what King Edward him self terms "the unwarranted action" Of the Baltic. squadron commanders. KING EXPRESSES SORROW. The King sent the following mes sage to the Mayor of Hull: "From Francis Knollys, Bucking ham Palace. October 24, 1904. To His' Worship, the Mayor of Hull: The King commands me to say that he has heard with profound sorrow of the unwarrantable action which has been committed against the North Sea fish ing fleet and ask you to express the deepest sympathy of the Queen and his Majesty to. the families of those •who have suffered from this most la mentable occurrence. KNOL.L.YS." Francis Knollys, Baron of Favor- Fham, Is the private secretary of King Edward. The deep resentment of tire whole British public, however. Is reflected by the . Incident at the Victoria station to-night on the arrival of Count Benckendorff from the Continent. There is no attempt anywhere among men of responsibility to magnify the occurrence Into a deliberate act of •war, but in view of the present inabil ity to find an explanation there is be ing poured upon the heads of the offi cers of the sauadron a flood of invect ive and insinuation, though incompe tence first and thereafter complete panic Is the most generally accepted explanation. "SO WORD FROM ST. PETERSBURG Thus far no official word has been received from St. Petersburg as to the attitude of the Russian Government. The fact that it had been decided dur ing the day to prepare a Bemi-official note expressing the regret of the Rus elan Government and its willingness to make full reparation so soon aa the responsibility is fixed was communi cated by the press to Lord Lansdowne and was the first information on the subject he had received 'from St Petersburg. The absence during the day of Count Benckendorff, the Rus elan Embassador, necessarily caused some delay, but the Russian Charge d' Affaires, who called at the Foreign Office on request by note from Lord Lansdowne, unofficially expressed deep regret and, cs far as it was possible for him to go, gave assurance' of speedy action by the Russian Government. Lord Lansdowne, in this Interview, told Bansonoff, the Charge, that he desired to Bee Embassador Benckendorff on Tuesday, morning. Lord Lansdowne asked if he could offer any explanation of the, affair and the lat ter replied that he only knew what had appeared in the papers and that he had' not received any word up to* that time from St. Petersburg. Lord Lans idowne grave, no euggestlon as to what might be done in the matter. RUSSIA'S COURSE IS PLAIN. . At the - Russian embassy It was stated that "the whole affair .was so obviously a mistake, from ' whatever cause, that Russia's course was plain ly dictated— namely, apology and am ple compensation." . All eyes - are now turned toward St. ' Petersburg, await ing, word ' from * the . Russian .- Govern rcen^'apQHSBBBVBHMBwflBttfir' . Earl Onslow, president of the Board The attack on the trawlers, the Pall Mall Gazette says, "affords proof pos itive that the Russian squadron is a dangerous lunatic and a terror to all in its ¦wicinity." • , The phenomenon of a sudden panic, espe cially at night. Is well known. It 1* a tem porary Insanity which may seize even vet eran soldiers and eallore in peaceful transit of the high ffas and consequently is to be treated as «uch. Th» British Government, however, cannot run the risk of the repetition of an outrage which might send a Me liner full of men, women and children to the bot tom of the e*a. It ie possible for the British Government to give orders that for the rest of Us voyage the Rusdan squadron shall be accompanied and shepherded by British war ships, whose duty it will be to steady the JiTT.ee of the Russian admiral by a clear In timation that. the first ehot fired at a British vessel will be regarded as an act of war. Not only must Russia make an humble apology, but England must . employ the . material force of her sea power to provide that there be no repetition of this intolerable offense. • The Russian squadron, moreover, is not manned hjr e^anoned officers and men. for the flower of the Russian navy Is or wa« In the ***¦ *-»¦«- a scratch pack of more or less In competent people are navigating a still more incompetent »quadron to almost certain de struction, and they know It The Pall Mall Gazette said editorial ly this afternoon: The actual casualties during the one sided bombardment off Dog'ger Bank can be correctly stated since the arri val at London this evening of the car rying,>hip Swift, reporting the safety of the missing trawlers. The Swift left the fleet &u 10 a. m. on October 23. Her captain says: "The Russians gave not the slightest warning prior to the commencement of the firing. The admiral of the fishing fleet sent up a rocket of warning and then the firing commenced. He again sent up four green rockets, but this only seemed to increase the ferocity of the bombardment. The poor marks manship of the Russian gunners was the only thing that saved the entire fleet within range of the searchlights and guns." At the inquest at Hull to-day It was stated that one vessel, the Crane, was sunk and that four or five were more or less damaged. In the statement of the Coroner to the jury that official caid it was a question of very grave and possibly international importance, but it would be their duty to find who were the murderers of the dead men. After the identification of the bodies the inquest adjourned to November 2. SLAVS XEED A GUARDIAN. ONLY ONE BOAT SUNK. "extraordinary 4 incident" until the country had some authentic informa tion. The whole affair, he said, seemed eo unaccountable that one could not help feeling jsure there would be an ex planation of what must have been a gigantic "blunder..^Earl Onslow added tbat tha country might -rely; upon; one thing, ;namely. that the Emperor of Russia, "who is known throughout the world for. his feelings" of, humanity, could not fall to be depressed by such an incident." of Agriculture, speaking in Stirling to-night, said it would ;,be well if explanations were, not sought for this I. COPENHAGEN, Oct. 24. — The Russian Ice breaker Ermak has ar rived in the roads vrith her stern tube damaged. 6T. JOHNS, N. F.. Oct- 24. — The British cruiser Charybdls, Commo dore Paeet, received orders this evening to be In readiness to proceed to England on a moment's notice. The traininer ship Calypso has been ordered to arrange for the mobilization of 500 men of the Newfoundland reserves. There is mnch excitement in naval circles here. PARIS, Oct. 24. — The Matin's Cherbourg correspondent reports that he interviewed the commander of the Russian torpedo flotilla, which left that port Monday, who said that during Sunday night a wireless mes sage from Vice Admiral Rojestvensky had been received, as follows: •"Redouble precautions and vigilance. Enemy sighted in channel.". ROME. Oct. 24. — The Russian Embassy here explains the attack of the Russian Pacific squadron on the Hull fishing fleet by the statement that a report had been received hi St. Petersburg that the Japanese' would try to damage Russian ships with explosives thrown 1 from fishing boats. In deed, tlie Embassador said, he suspected that the squadron opened fire only after an attempt had been made to attack some of the ships. ' TACOMA, Oct. 24.— The 'discovery Ui the Andes mountains, two hundred and fifty miles from Arauco/Chile, of a city deserted for two thousand years, but once inhabited .presumably by Aztecs of much larger stature than those who lived In Central America, is reported here by two men -just returned from Chile. They expect to add much to the scientific knowledge : of South America, historically, and are hurrying east to, present the results of their researches to American and German scientists. * The discoverers are Professor Emil Von Burgess of Berlin, a "famous archaeologist of Germany, and William J. He.minway of New .York, who has explored South America."- At the head of a party of five they have spent a year on a special" expedition of explo ration. The deserted city was found; in a small valley which was reached only after weeks of. hardship. It is In an excellent state of - preservation. Stone houses, probably built twenty centuries ago,, are still standing upright. The tools of husbandary 'and household Implements found are of stone, Her mltecally, sealed graves give evidence of a high -state" of civilization. A large number of articles found in the desert ed city are -being taken 'East. . - "The . city. -'. comprised . fifteen . hundred souls.? Von -Burgess believes that either a flood or disease . exterminated the in habitants. . •<.--. Special Dispatch to The Call, Yesterday Commons and Mrs. Bell were seen at "The Buckingham," a lodging-house, but to-day they are in hiding. Mrs. Rhoda Bell is the wife of Joseph Bell and was prominent in Windsor. . She has a daughter 8 years of a£e there. Commons was a friend of Bell and a frequent caller at the house, and there he conceived and declared his affection ; for Mrs. Bell and found it reciprocated. Bell found it out and drove Commons away with a gun, friends barely saving the contractor's life. Bell had Commons and Mrs. Bell arrested on a serious charge, but friends again intervened. The affair was hushed up on the contractor's promise to keep away, which he didn't keep. As a sensational windup of the disgraceful romance. Commons collected his wife's life insurance of $2000, sold his home for $2300, drew what savings he had In the bank and deliberately decamped with Mrs. Bell, their destina tion being unknown until they were discovered In this city. It is said Bell has sworn to kill the destroyer of his home on sight and to follow him to the end of the earth If necessary to do so. LOS ANGELES, . Oct. 24.— James Commons, a wealthy Detroit contrac tor, and Mrs. Joseph Bell, the principals in an. international elopement that scandalized the East, have been traced to this 1 " city. If Commons thought he could hide himself from a deserted husband and child by coming to the western- end of the continent he" was mistaken, for it is said the Masonic fraternity, in which he was a local leader, will pursue him relentlessly, hav ing taken steps to expel him. It is said it was through the'Masons he was traced here. . •. . -. ./ ~r';* '%¦ Special Dispatch to The Call. Fleets Blunder Unexplained Indications Show That Place Was De serted Twenty Centuries Ago .by Tribe of Aztecs. Detroit Pair Traced to Coast |||| by Secret Order. Stumble Upon an Ancient Village in Mountains Near Arauco. ELOPERS FROM EAST IN LOS ANGELES. RUSSIA MUST MAKE PROMPT REPARATION German and Ameri can Explorers tlie . '•¦£' Discoverers. SCIENTISTS FIND A CITY OF THE DEAD MOB IN LONDON ATTACKS THE EMBASSADOR OF THE RUSSIAN EMPEROR J O^DON, Oct. 24. — There was a hostile demonstration at Victoria station to-night upon the arrival of Count Benckendorff^ the x "" 1 ' Jtussian Embassador to Great Britain. A crowd gathered and hooted him and attempted to break the windows of his carriage. The steotiship Espcransa, which is due to sail from Barry with provisions for the Russian Baltic fleet, was found to-day to be in a sink ing condition, tier hull having been pierced below the water line. The injury is not explained, but it must have been done to-day am it is suggested locally tiiat it is the wanton act of some men employed about the ship in resentment of the North Sea incident. ALCAZAR— "The Wlld«ra«sa." CALIFORNIA— "Frlta and Snlts." CENTRAL — "Paul Kanvar." COLUMBIA— -San Toy.". ;¦ CHUTES— Vaudeville . GRANI>— "Arizona." LYRIC; HALL— Dramatio Readtar. MAJESTIC— "Wh« W» Were Twenty. On«.". ORFHETTM— Vaudeville! * T1VOLI— "D«r Rastelblad«r.** THE THEATERS. WEATHER. • ' Forecast m*4e at S*a Francisco for hlrty boon, cadlss mldnlsbt. Octo ber 99: gaa TYanctoeo and Vicinity— Goody Tneadajr. irlth fog; fresh sostlrwest -wtnda. A- O. McADIE. District Forecaster. The San Francisco Call