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PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SAN FRANGISGO,f MONDAY; MAY 22, 1905.
VOLUME XCVII— NO. 175.
EMPRESS OF GERMANY
IS INJURED BY A FALL
J MADRII), May,: ; 21.-^1 hunger riot
broke ; out %at Alcazar ,fdej San i ! Juan, ; in
the * province ,»iof * Cuidad Real.7 to-day,
worJcmtai : attackingiseveralf flour* mllla.
Hunger Riot in i Spain.
feSANTAk . CRUZ, :}'-_ May. ; J 2l^-Ernest
Cleary ; - has ;; been awarded ' the S Ernest
Cowell?unlverslty^ scholarship given Tan
nually i by} Ernest " Cowell * to ; ai graduate
of ithe 1 Santa Crtus t High | SchooL
- - '""• Tt"P •i""iiiiiHTnMiwlH
Awarded } a Scholarship.
Bertgcs 'i says } the~*order; has "been : hon
ored \u25a0? at « the *i brewery " and iwhenever| he
Beta thlrJßtyi he f goes arid: gets beer/
bis brewery.; for : 1.000.v.0 > glasses of beer.
At the; bar ' price v of; s "cents' per! glass ; he
has given -Bertges $50,000.'* '
INL^.^NAPpLIS. Ind.. May 21.— Vice
president (Charles- W. Fairbanks will
lea.ye Indianapolis; next Sunday -night
for. Portland^; Or.?; where; he .will - reprer
sent President Roosevelt at the 'opening
of * the 'Lewis and \u25a0 Ciark Exposition on
June ; t. ; \u25a0• '.;\u25a0" -- . •\u25a0 \u0084' .
Fairbanks : to Leave for Coast.
PITTSBURG. May faL— Constable; John
Bertgts of Allegheny need never *go
thirsty for want of a glass of beer ."as
long as the name of : Anton L.utz is hon
ored at a brewery in, Allegheny.
Some time ago he had • occasion! to' per
form a service for.< Lutx,^ -".for; which .4 he
refused to accept any, compensation.^ As
a reward :Lu tz : wrote "> out \u25a0\u25a0' an f order ion
TTNEMOUTH. May ( 21.— The British
Btcamshrp Broadmayne. Captain Haynes,
from Port Arthur, Tex., via Antwerp, has
arrived here with her stem badly dam
aged. She reports having been in col
lision with the British steamshio Vaux
Hall. The Vaux Hall sank. Her crew
was rescued.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
SpecSs.! Dispatch to The C»IL
Attempt to Kill Himself.
BALTIMORE. May 21.— George
Horst. an employe' in a brewery here.;
attempted to commit suicide recently."
shooting himself twice in the head.
The bullets have not been removed." but
to ; the amazement of physicians who
have interested themselves In . this
case he Is not only still living, but. ac
cording to present indications, will
soon be well enough to b« out of Vim
Baltimore Man Will Soon Be About
• r*Arter - KnlUns In Desperate
NORTH; TAKIMA.VWash:;; May -21^-
Fire : of .unknown origin, which ' started
infa'clothing. store in the. Wilson'blockV
did* 'damage"' to j the ? amount ; of /nearly
(25.000 late Saturday night. ' The - loss
is fully .covered * by. insurance. . .>'
Bis -Fire in .Vorth Yakima.
ALITK AND RECOVERING -WTTH
1 " TWO BULLETS IX HIS HE.U)
Order on a Brewery Given
Constable for Service , /
Rendered Rich Man.'
British Vessel Vaux Hall
Goes Down, but All Are
Rescued.
NEW.-TORK, May 21.— Coincident with
the publication In the New York ; news
papers this morning of the theft of three
diamonds ;at ; $90,000 from . Tiffany
& Co-a • fortnighti ago there appeared,ad
vertisements in S the -London newspapers
offering : ; a ° reward of $5000 for - the ' return
of t the gems. 7 ' It ! ; Is -likely * the offer . will
be duplicated ; in • this country, now . that
the secrecy., which" had heretofore envel
oped 'the ""case c&s, been cast aside and the
story of i the crime confirmed : by ' members
of " the ] .Jewelry „ establishment.
ONE MILLION GLASSES* 7
OF BEER JUS REWARD
STEAMSHIP SINKS
AFTER COLLISION
gpeeia! DisT»tch to The CalL
ST. .; May >. 22. V Th «
commission .investigating the surrender
of rPort-;*Arthur ihas : finished;; the.? first
half of its labors."* The investigation *of
the documentary, evidence presented by
General : Stoessel In > his);' own ; defense
tended to -show that'the fortress at the
outbreak"; of ;the .war. was I nearly I de
fenseless and \u25a0 without supplies or : cash.*
General ; Stoessel's Defense.
Five Thousand Dollars for
Recoverj'- of . Stolen
.Diamonds.
EEWAED IS \u25a0 OFPEEED
FOR RETIJKN OF GEMS
TOKIO, May 21.— 1t is officially an
nounced-that !*press reports circulated
in '. Europe J about* the removal (by'Jap
anese^of the J Korean Emperor to Japan
have absolutely no foundation, such : an
idea having i never^ occured to the H Jap-.
anesc Government. .; The report must be
taken to be a malicious fabrication cal
culated to do mischief to the Japanese."
Japan Makes Official Denial.
\u0084Vlf : all ;• these":" creatures; 'j poor .s of, purse
and , most ot- them • poorer : yet in qualifica
tions jfor.citizenshlp.i were to assemble in
one \u25a0 place ; they ; would : alone make ) a; city
exceeded tin ;i population? "only by. New
iY6rk,^Cnlcago/(and,-Pblladelpbia.'>^.^;-.yi Y6rk,^Cnlcago/(and,-Pblladelpbia.'>^.^;-.y ; L*.. r ]
'i'^ThejPresident wiU!make-recommenda
tions" Vto -'Congress calculated , to Y further
restrict \ undesirable . immigration." :
."Tliene are appalling . flsnretu. They
are more appal H np when t bej- are anal
ysed and t hrl r jiisrn I flea nee ful ly aader-
Ktoud. They mean that In a single. year
there pourrd Into this country' a multi
tude of hnmble people equal to /or
greater t han the : present population -\u25a0 of
eighteen , States : of .the United States.*: \u25a0
v CHICAGO, i. May ZL— President Roose
velt has taken ,up the immigration ques
tion and ds. preparing to call It.to.the.at
tention', of Congress and the country, ac
cording;, to a Washington dispatch to the
Record-Herald' from Walter , Wellman,
.who". says: _\u25a0 \u25a0 '-' • .
' "The President "believes that one of
the : most "serious problems - now ."confront-,
ing, the American ; people Is how to deal
with.. the hordes of, undesirable '- immi-.
grants ] \u25a0 Europe -. is . pouring : upon '*T. our
shores. . During .; the »" fiscal year which
ends on* June SO next all Immigration rec
ords *will have .been broken. ,In those
twelve months * 1.000,000 steerage passen
ecrs Iv will r'i have / arrived in the United
States looklng.foi%homes or.work^ The
greatest number . arriving .in 1 any pre
vious,, year, was £37,046, 'during .the. twelve
months tended with June. ' 1903. - For \ the
year." 1904 : it'iwaa 812,870. \
Weihsien \u25a0is the most Important city
in Shantung. It is situated In the
midst of a plain separating twomoun
tain v systems \u25a0 of - the province \u25a0 on both
banks" of -the Peilang River, which
empties into the Guif of Pechili, twen
ty-five'miles northward.
"In order to insure the development
of the empire's fighting force In a man
ner corresponding to the needs and re
sources of the state and uniformity in
the duties of the supreme naval and
military administration, and also to
harmonize them with those of other
Government institutions in questions
affecting the safety of the state. I have
deemed it necessary to establish a per-
ST. PETERSBUBG. May 22.— The
first etep toward the institution of 'the
long contemplated council of national
defense, to co-ordinate the activities of
tbe military and naval administration,
has been taken in an imperial manifes
to creating a special preliminary com
mission under the presidency of Grand
Duke Nicholas Nicholaievitch. The
manifesto Is preceded by a rescript
which Emperor Nicholas addressed to
the Grand Duke in which his Majesty
cays:
It is understood the formation of the
new council means the definite abandon
ment of - the plan" of sending Grand
Duke Nicholas Nicholaievitch to the
Far East to assume supreme command
on land and sea. General Linevitch and
Vice Admiral Birilieff will be left un
hampered except as to" the \u25a0 grand out
lines of strategy.
The existing council of -war. which
has proved unsatisfactory, will .be su
perceded by the new body. The coun
cil Is created, however, not for. the
present war, but as a permanent.organ
ism of the state, subordinating the
War and Navy departments and even
overshadowing the other ministries.
man ent State Defense Council. I charge
the special commission, consisting of
members appointed by me. under the
presidency of your Imperial highness,
to draw up, aceordfng to 1 my direct sug
gestion, a law relating to this insti
tute." ! .
TSINGTAU, May 2 1.— The newspapers
say that Japan will establish a consul
ate at «the^Shantung treaty port-; of
Welhsien and push Japanese trade in
th© province of Shantung.
Josephine * came down ; town on ' Friday
; afternoon,' and knowing. that a small lane
next door .to an apartment store -.was . a
'favorite resort for.: babies,;' left -outside
while their mothers : shopped i within, : she
awaited her opportunity. As %oon ! as Mrs;
Murray - had > left } her 'nine; months' .* old
baby boy alone in its go-cart "Josephine
kidnaped .the child, cart: and; all.\Taklng
a car, she rode almost to her; home. .: :
; ' Suddenly, she says,' - sheT realized \u25a0\u25a0 as
night camevOnithattshe^had- a helpless
infant on her ; hands, and . not " knowing
what jto ; do with/ it sherroiled' it i down' a'
ninety-foot 7 railway '.embankment near
her; home. ; Some U time '. afterward,'^ prob-*
ably next . morning, she -went to; the bot- ?
torn of - they ravine.": There '.s she V stripped
the bruised and dead form of : its clothing
l and, : accompanied , by;: her., curly-headed. J
5-year^ld 'I brother,'; hidj' therclothing"ln
another '• ravine ; 'a \u25a0 mile', distant.*.; She then
hid the body ;Uiider a culvert. \u25a0 . • y'J
•That ; forenoon she raised • an ; alarm that'
she had found t &- go-cart and : a ; dead 1 baby
in I a ravine," and ; as |a" result ' of itha j inves
tigation^ that [she iwas » placed
under : arrest : and ; subsequently £ confessed.
, The i dead , babyj; was ,. the -only ." child fof
Scotch ;' parents % who f? ± arrived -i here .; two
months ago.^ From'the Jtime \ Mrs.*: Murray^
missed r her 5 baby.* af ter /leaving I the } shop
un til \ it^wa s ) found i yesterday k the '? en tire*
police " foree 1 ; and r hundreds "of • private fci ti
rens: joined: in* the; search 'for" it .*;.
-;: The 'alleged \ murderess , : is I a motherless
girl " upon whose ? frail ..' shoulders ; the 1 care'
of i two : small [ children \u25a0 has ' been ' thrown.' '\u25a0\u25a0
•TORONTO. OnU May 21.-The play
"Kidnaped From New;, York."- produced
at a local theater * last week, suggested
to 11-year-old Josephine. Carr. the idea of
kidnaping,' and on Friday j afternoon ; she
decided to * make a! practical , teat of \t:
Her motive, she • says,! was • the- hope \ of
a reward, ?. but. unfortunately, 'the end
was murder..; : \-.'- '.\.. ''- w
WASHINGTON*. May 2L-To the tune
of "Garry Owen," : the - music to . which
the famous Seventh Cavalry marched
out for the Little Big Horn campaign ; in
IS7S, the ' first squadron of that organiza
tion left" Washington to-day for "San
Francisco, whence " the Seventh will sail
for the Philippines.- The . regimental head
quarters, band and the first squadron
have been stationed at; Fort Myer during
the past winter.
The Seventh was Cluster's - command.
During its stay in Washington the of
ficers have taken a prominent part In the
festivities l 'of the capital. The first squad
ron has been selected for duty, at Batan
gas. and will relieve - the Twelfth Cav
alrj% which* has been ordered home.
' REACHING FOR CHINA'S TRADE,
Special Dispatch to The Call.
Problem to Be Called
\u25a0..\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0
to the Attention
of Congress.
All hands were ordered in pursuit of the
animal. Moore offering ISO reward to who
ever caught It.
The canine had :; sprinted about two
miles when it espied a prairie dog; sitting
on Its haunches in ' front or a hole. Tho
pup made a dash for the smaller anrmai.
which waited until the spaniel was only
a few feet away and then disappeared as
if by magic Into the hole. The spaniel
stopped at the hole to see what had hap
pened to its small brother. This was a
section employe's opportunity, and. grab
bing 1 the animal In his hands, he returned
It to 'its owner, receiving his reward.
The train then resumed iU Journey.
TOPEKA. Kans., May ZL— Becaaso m
dog belonging to one of tne Moore broth
ers, owners of the Rock Island Railway
system, decided to make an lavestisatloa
of the • Western prairies on his own ao
count. the business ;of the system was
tied up for . fifty , mlnutds yesterday and
the, owner of the dos was compelled ta
pay CO for Its recapture.
W. H. Moore, owner ot the ipaaiel
which, caused an the trouble, and his
brother. J. H. Moore, were traveling orar
the Rock Island on & special train. While
the engineer waa taking on water at
Bethune. a small station is. Sherman
County, the spaniel escaped from * the
car and started toward the Nebraska
Special Dispatch to . The CaJt
Sped&l Dispatch ta Tb« CaZL
Grand Duke to Head Russia's
National Defense Council.
Squadron of the Famons
Seventh Will Go to the
Philippines.
Crime Is Suggested to
Girl by- Stage
Drama.
COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF TltE RUSSIAN MILITARY FORCES IN MANCHU
RIA AND RELATIVE OF THE CZAR, WHO WILL HEAD THE NATIONAL
DEFENSE COUNCIL ABOUT TO BE CREATED..
Escape of a Railroad
Magnate's Canine
Delays Traffic.
CAVALRYMEN START
FOR SAN FRANCISCO
WIESBADEX, '•\u25a0•\u25a0 May" 21.— Empress .Au
gusta Victoria fell down stairs to-day, and
was slightly injured on ; the forehead.
Though the injury is said not to be seri
ous, the incident has caused the-post
ponement of the .'departure of the Em
peror and Empress . for Berlin.
ONE MILLION
IMMIGRANTS
YEAR'S TOTAL
MURDER ENDS
CHILD'S WORK
AS KIDNAPER
TRAIN STOPS
WHILE CREW
CHASES PUP
She Slips ;;on Stairs at
Wiestaden; Striking
:'> Her Forehead.
TOKIO, May. 21.— The following offi
cial report is published: .
"In the direction of Wei Yuan Pao
men, on the morning of May 19, the
enemy, -with two companies of infantry
and -two. squadrons of cavalry, again
attacked Chiengtzu, but was repulsed
at 1" o'clock in the afternoon. Simul
taneously \u25a0'\u25a0 the enemy, with -one r;gi
ment of infantry and five squadrons of
cavalry actively attacked Ching Yang
Pao, but was entirely repulsed iit 6
o'clock in the evening.
"There has been no material change
at 'iChangtu,-- except collisions witn
scouts, : since we repulsed the enemy
on May IS. On the right bank of the
Liao River the enemy's cavalry is con
centrating, its main strength being, at
Kung Chuliang, eight miles .west of
Fakoman. At* noon of May 19 they at
tempted to threaten the i rear of our
camps by . making a southwestern de
tour, but our. strong guards disheart
ened them and £ they retreated in a
northwestern direction without attain
ing their object."
Oyama's . Headquarters Report Repnlse
of Attacking: Columns.
RUSSIA*' TROOPS ACTIVE.
EMPRESS OF GERMAKT, WHO YESTERDAY FELL. DOWNSTAIRS AT VTIKS
BADEX AND INJURED HER FOREHEAD. 'HER DEPARTURE WITH THE
KAISER FOR BERLIN HAS BEEN DELAYED . BY THE ACCIDENT.
PARIS, May 2L — Advices from Hong
kong report that an enormous fleet , of
colliers for the Russian Pacific fleet • in
off the . .Mekong delta J and \u25a0 along the
whole coast as far as Cape St James.
l*ort j- of the colliers are flj-ing the Ger
man fins and | a score of others show
British, Xorvregian, Russian and French
Has*. \u25a0.'\u25a0-.
-ST. PETERSBUBG, May 21.— Vice
Admiral Birileff, ;who will have com
mand- of the sea" and land-forces -at
Vladivostok, will leave for tha Far
East on May 25.". , . •
- Greatly "increased activity is '; observ-.
Sble : In-" the"dispatch "of * -troo'p'S^io*:- "tno
Far East from Poland. v Recently pick
ed drafts trom various | regiments j were
sent from Warsaw, Lods and- other
places. . .
HARBIX, May 21.— An officer who nas
returned from the. extreme left of the
Russian army , says- the Yalu detach
ment is constantly skirmishing with
the Japanese, with whom are 5000 Chi
nese bandits armed with captured Rus
sian rifles and officered by Japanese.
A strong wind is drying the roads
"southward.
Forty Vessels Are
Flying German
Flags.
Wireless messages were sent to Hon
olulu asking: for aid. A tug also was
sent, through fear that the wireless
was' not working. The secretary of the
Japanese Consul accompanied the. force
on, the steamship Kinau, with: the view
ofrpacifying the ; strikers. . '
' The entire remaining Ipolice force of
Honolulu is on duty at the police sta
tion to-night, under" Deputy Sheriff
Rawlings, although there are no signs
of- trouble on this island.
Soon after the steamship's departure
a S clash between .; the Japanese and I the
plantation police > occurred, - tn \rhlon
shooting: took place and -which resulted
In a general outbreak and the impris
onment of the whites and the militia in
the court honsc li y the ~ Japanese. ' .
HOXO LULU, May ; 21*— Most of ; the
white population |at| La Haina, on I the
island :of \u25a0 Mau), including the . militia,
are prisoners in the J courthonse, •; sur
rounded by striking Japanese laborers.'
One Japanese was killed and two it ere
wounded by the -plantation police dur
ing an attack on a plantation mill. ' i
;: The entire 2300 Japanese laborers on
the island are now onstrlke and are in
a; violent | mood. V 'The , steamship; Kinau
left "Honolulu this: afternoon, - taking
National Guard Company iF,". consisting
of' thirty men, commanded by.: Captain
Johnson,; and forty: Honolulu police,
under High ; Sheriff Henry, to the scene
of" the trouble. Captain' Parker of 'the
Kinau expected to arrive . at La j Haina
between •10 r and 11; o'clock 1 to-night. : \u25a0
\u25a0The strike started a week ago on 'the
"Wailuki- plantation, beyond *La Haina.
The "Japanese made " al ong i list' of .de
mands, including- .the discharge of the
head overseer. All- of : the demands
were rejected. . '. ;: \u25a0;,
; Ori ; Friday last the strike spread' to
the O Pioneer '.I plantation.' ..The •; Pioneer
immediately;^ began : '^j paytn g '"bit "the
*meae^^tO'Bt6hV*th*Hß»fil»and?'t6'~Tesi«t
all efforts of the mounted policemen : to
drive them away. . :
T The" Maui militia, which was called
but,',restored order temporarily. Every
thing j was . peaceful = late on Saturday,
when: the island steamship Claudine
left. - . ' • •-
The lowa^ State' Board- of Health has
sent forth its ukase-against hair on the
face— at least - so^far./as the . medical
profession ; is '. concerned. The conserv
ators of public '\u25a0'-. health' have taken this
step because they i look ! upon \ whiskers
as j the , natural ; abode £ of all kinds of
dlsease : breeding germs. *\u0084-, ... ; - . .
.' 'Dr. ' Kennedy, : is . leading., the crusade
against "Whiskers. "He I also is opposed
to "long; skirts ..worn" by . women. v.-He
says v they help _ : to -£; spread' disease
breeding germs. 1 : ;\u25a0-;* t* , > .- _\u25a0- \u25a0- '-;.•:
. "For many years rjhaye studiedcon
tagious and Infectious "diseases," said
Dr. Kennedy to-day.*? "I cbnclud£l that
in manyiinstances' ; physicians • them
selves^were:responsible: for spreading
disease serms. They," did not take pro
per precautions.;; "| Z -/...V'-v'-^' '.%'?'}.-'-•[;.
"I . obsepve4''t^»t*^fdlcaLwD>ca"''»'erft«
"gtvia " to": Vk^rm \u25a0;
to be one- of . the distinctive marks of
the profession. In -the dissemination
of germs, the beard. worn by a physi
cian is " much to be blamed. 'To [ disin
fect a beard properly would require "the
application of .a germicide — •
something so strong as 'itoj strangle the
owner* of the? beard if he did the work
thoroughly, v I believe ; that j the : only
sure way ofpreventihg'physlcians from
disseminating disease germs; is to get
them to cut oft ' their beards.'.
"According to the best .authorities,
the long skirts of women. sweep up mil
lions of germs in "the) streets and de
posit them in the homes. For the sake
of posterity it would 'be well to cut
the skirts to' such length' as would pre-.
vent them from I sweeping the streets."
XEW YORK," May 21.— Dr. JV F. Ken
nedy, i secretary i of the ; lowa v State
Board - of i Health :and>. disseminator -'of
the now -. famous £• slogan "Whiskers
must go," is here'fdr/a visit with rela
tives.- \u25a0 '.:'.-' •\u25a0\u25a0^'Sr'; : 'l '-'\u25a0- ;\u25a0\u25a0 '- \u25a0•
Special : Dispatch •to ..The Call.
Reinforcements of Troops and
. : Police Hurried From Hon
olulu to Maui Island.
Hirsute Adornments Said to
Be Responsible;for Spread
of Disease
State Health Board Is
sues Orders; Against
Facial -/Hair.
White Population of La
Haina Takes Refuge
in Courthouse.
Japanese Hold Ha
waiian Guards
CaDtiv6i
lowa Medical Men
\u25a0' Must Go Clean
Quay oil
SUPPLIES FOR RUSSIAN WARSHIPS
BROWN MEN
ARE BESIEGING
THE MILITIA
PHYSICIANS'
BEARDS ARE
UNDER BAN
GREAT FLEET OF COLLIERS
OFF COAST OF CHINA.
Ihe Call Prints More JNews m oan rrancisco
THE WEATHER.
Forecast xnad? at Saa Francisco for
thirty Lctre enfiing midnight. May 22:
San Eraneifico and vicinity — Fair
Monday; 'fresh northwest wind.
G. H. WILLSON.
Local Forecaster.
THS2 THEATEES. •
ALCAZAR— "A Fool and His Money."
CALIFORNIA— •'. Tie Unwelcome Mrs.
-
CENTRAL— "Tho . Convfcfs DanffS- .
- ter."
CHUTES — Vanfleville.
COLUMBIA— "A noaanc* of Ath
lor.e." Tgll *Hi|ftWßlllHU! '
GRAND — ""Way Out "West."
LYRIC HALL, — Lecture, "Welfare
Work."
ORPHEUM- Vaudeville.
TIVOLI — Comic Opera.
The San Francisco Call.

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