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Beresford's fleet to Remain on
Guard Pending Final
Egypt Will Be Hade Strategically
Secure Against Future
LON2X>N. May 13.— 1n a manner
characteristic of Turkish diplomacy. '
the PorU ha* made an eleventh hour j
surrender to the British demand con- i
corning the Tab&h J boundary. I* had j
be«n believed m many quarters that j
the Sultan woutl not yield until actual i
force was displayed, but hia decision i
probably was battened by. the knowl
edje that none of tho power* support
ed his attltufle and the fact that Brit
ish naval preparations had kept pace
with her diplomatic demand*. \u25a0
Sir Nicholas R. O'Connor, the Brit
ish Emtaas«ador at Constantinople, In
his earlier dispatches had prepared
the British Government for Turkey's
compliance with Its demands and little
attention need be paTd to the reports
of conditional surrender, that phase
probably being: Intended to satisfy the
Turkish people. .-; *T" •
At the Foreign Offlca. the Associated
Press learned last night that it was
quite unlikely that Great Britain
\u25a0would accept anything In the natur*
of a mixed or international commis
sion to examine into the frontier ques
tion, end the Foreign Office declined 'to
believe that Bmbassador O'Connor
had accepted any "conditional sur
It Is understood the British fleet
•will be kept at Phllaerum Bay pend- ,
•ing a final settlement of the question ,
and the delimitnUon of the frontier^
Vice Admiral Lord Charles Beresford, j
commanding: the fleet, with his officers, '\u25a0
was able last night to attend a ban
quet at the British legation in Athens,
at which King Georg* and the
royal famiily. the Greek Premier and
the American And French Ministers
were guests. "-'i
When the delimitation of the boun- j
dary is settled It !s expected that the !
British Government will take meas- |
ures to render Egypt strategically |
secure against any similar aggression I
by building a strong Egyptian garri- .
so-n and fortifying El Arlsh, and, ,lf
\u0084:he water difficulty In the desert re
s:\nn can be solved, by placing Egyp- j
tian garrisons at points on the desert ;
routes from Taton and Gaza along,
which an invading army might threat- \
en th^ Suez canal. It Is not unlikely :
that Great Britain aIFO will demand
the withdrawal <f the Turkish Com-;
miFsionor at Cairo. Ghazi Ahmet
Moukhtar Pasha, who is credited with
fostering anti-British agitatlqn. .
Thus Declares the Head of Chicago
University's Department of,'~*
CHICAOO. May 13. — That the earth
will be habitable for^ 100,000,000 years
xo come is the belief of Dr. Thomas"
C. Chambcrlin, ' head of the ' 'depart-.'
uient of geology in the University of.
Chicago. This view he expressed in
a lecture before the members ol the
Geographic Society in the Municipal
Museum last night.
Professor Chamberlin declared that
climatic phenomena and temperature
conditions of the last 100,000,000 years
warranted him In offering' the fore^
going optimistic prophecy. His basis
for the theory of perpetuity for human
life was his own "planeteslmal ' .hy
pothesis" that the world is not gradu
ally cooling from a ball of fire, but
that It gradually has grown In size
by absorbing other smaller masses of
matter. ' '\u25a0'.:.'][\u25a0\u25a0
"The pseudo-romanticists picture
the world as cooling Into a frigid mass
which one day in the near future is
to become uninhabitable," said the
speaker, "but if we are to consider
the past we must admit that the tem
perature of the earth has remained
always within the range where hu
man life is possible. Therefore it is
only reasonable to suppose that the
temperature In some parts of the
globe will remain, within that lite
The earthQuake is . really only a
trivial phenomenon of the earth. - The
great question . tor .us is not what
disasters impend, but what agencies
are likely to perpetuate life/* . ' \\
Professor Chamberlin told how the
l&nd and sea co-operated to preserve
life and the possibility of .life. '
"We cannot look with indifference
on the future/* concluded the speaker.
"The human race really has Just come
into possession of the earth. The fact
that the rocks and the animals have
had their eras of prosperity Is the
basis tor my belief that we, shall have
millions of years to work out our;
Ideals of intellectuality. * I. believe'
the world will be inhabitable for mil
jloas of year*." -;
' — — -o '." ' ....'"• ., '\u25a0
Santa Resan Declines Cordial' I nvttction
Preferring Temblors and California
to Michigan. :
BAKTA ROSA, 2£ay 13— Pr«»Ment J. 8.
Sweat of ,the Banta Rosa Business College
and a former Mayor of this city received
a Utter . from his mother dated Ripon.
Mich.. May S, In which she appeals to
her son to leave this .ear tha uafce . stricken
country and return to reside near her .in"
Michigan. In her letter - eh« * tells bird
that a blizzard U raging there and It is
bo severe that the carp*nter engaged to
ir.tke some repairs to the house - could
not attend to the work." Professor Sweet
declares he prefers the conditional in
Santa Rosa to those Ui Riptm and will
writ* his mother Inviting- her to come
end spend her declining years in the land
of fruit, cunshir.e and flowers. ' , ' ' "
Spain Preparing 'to Celebrate.
MADRID. Mar 12.— Spain is i preparing
for rejoicinps on a* xnagtiincent saale.on
the .oocaeion of the' marriage of King
Alfonso to Princess Ena of Battenbergp.
Premier Moret announced today that
Borne of thft features' of - the early pro
gramme had/been changed' but' the es
sential features remain. - The '- marriage
will take place May 3* in the cbgrch of
Ban Geronimo. The city will t>« given
over to festivals for a fortnight l>efor«
and after the wedding. The fetes trill
Include a royal bull fight, balls and "re
ceptions. ' \u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0 " • .- •
Our idea of a'ti'ne-triefl'^ls'dne
who sees us only from our own view
Charges and Counter Charges
Resulting From Con
sul's Dismissal. '
State Departiient Official Ex
plains Acceptance of
a Present.-
I WASHINGTON,*'. -> \u0084 '\u25a0- )lli.— The
I Peirce-McWade.; contrpversyj-^ involving
charges and count^r^gharges. regarding
; Robert Me Wade'« , • administration I , as
j Consul General "at . Canton/. China, was 1
j the subject of a two hours'-hearlng; yes- j
!terday before the. Hotaaelfcommlttee on ;
j foreign affairs.^ejrica^ißrasJtieard .bfir i
I hind closed doors qnd < no^ was
j taken of his testimony^-—'- •>- \u25a0\u25a0*'*?» •_-• -
i The acceptance; o^a^ ssoo Hiker skin
I rug by Pelrce-aa/a^pr«Js.eht,frona«:Mc
j Wade was explained. * S by- -vth'ie | former,
1 who said that "' rug^wasV-practJcally j
! forced upon him., by,, bein-gr-pia'cked in;
his effects -by Mp,Wßde,a«dvshJpj>«d,,to;
; the United States^ltliout.Jiis. knowl- i
j edge. i.<)-?k?.i v---ypv ---yp « $$&&£ \u25a0 -'j
I Pelrce said that -afte/ had ; twice :
.declined to accept-the.tiger:skin:.,Mc
j Wade asked h}m-"£alaccept, a,/aiit.,of j
i teakwood furniture^, which •he, declined,
! saying-; .^ .\u25a0"-'. \u25a0"-' fi r V; '.vV,-Vr-"V-'-' '\u25a0\u25a0"*\u25a0 •
I "You should^ tXAderstftnd.'.^Mr. Mc
| Wade, that I cannot accept anything
j from you.'* : \ "..,", , \u25a0"'.- ."- .; .."•': ; \u25a0.. 4 . -.
: "When -I dUcovered," ; said Peirce,
i "that he had unwarrantedly had the
\u25a0 tiger skin, in question, packed in with;
n^y effects, I iyd not ' kjiowvwhere to
, se,nd it. Doubtless. wprudence/ 1 should :
i have suggested} my? , packing- thb skin
! in a box marked , with 4 his .name.:; on., the
j outside and storing it at the . State De
j partment for him. But I was greatly
j occupied with the preparation of my ;
i formal report and with picking up the
I threads of departmental duties, and
| the matter passed out of my mind.
i My report shows for Itself, however,
| whether or not it was influenced by
this attempt' to embarrass the perform
| ance of my duties." -j \u25a0
! Taking up Me Wade's charge that he
i had dictated a telegram for McWade
I to. send to Senator Penrose, Peirce
I said: .'vV T /
\u25a0 "He accuses me of double-dealing,
seating, that I told him ne was* entirely ,
exonerated, and that, l dictated. a tele
; gram to:.Senaor Penrose to that effect. ;
i This is unqualifiedly and. absolutely i
: false in c\ r ery particular."
! Peirce then submitted some tele-i
graphic correspondence .which he had
; had with the State Department lmme- !
dlately subsequent to. his inspection of
the Canton consulate.. He had said:
"Canton conditions are Indescrlljable,"
and asked for authority to suspend Mc-
Wade and discharge , his. clerk, Silva. i
; Secretary Hay. refused to grant such
authority and cautioned., Peirce to
maintain, the utmost; . reserve In" his
work aijd.that no publication referring
;to it sh9iild be made. Replying to this,
Peirce said: _. - '"...: : . ... • . ; ...
.; \"li is c)*ar that .consul.. General, at
Canton 'ie 'guilty ot porru.ptlon.r , : '
Peirce produced a copy of a- letter
i from Senator. Penrose to the President,
! w-riUen -. September,, 18,1 8,- I&M,, .in which
i genatoriPenroße saidi. • :\u2666 -• '.«» ,.'\u25a0; \u25a0'- *r
• **Of course, .remove McWade if he has
been foond : incompetent or unworthy.''
\u0084 McWade " gave " the committee during
| hi« hearing a letter." which 'said. that not
I one. upright, reputable, citizen could be
, f«und who did not .speak in the highest i
terms of.lilm,'- -Answering this, Pelrc**
6Ubmi.tted letters -.'derogatory , to Mc
j Wade from Glff ord Pinchot, chief of tfte
; Bureau >of Forestry of the Department
of Agriculture;,' Admiral R. D. Evans,
Secretary Taf^.'Lieutenant Commander-
W. 6. Sims and Lieutenant R. E. Pope
of the XJnited". States navy. ,'
y&": : '\ £ ON*"ISLAND OF "BAMAR
Kill One. and Wound Seven Residents
and. Take More Than a Score
'-.'\u25a0•: '\u25a0-. 'Prisoners.
. . MAKJIA, May 1 13.V— The following
dispatch has been received, from
ing Governor Cinco of the Island of
: "A band of; t twenty-four Pulajanes,
having.five and other weapons,
entered. Inabangan by the Barrio
Wright (Wright Ward), named In
honor of former Governor General
Wright, today, killing one and | wound
ing sevdn residents; burning and. loot
ing thlrty : six*; houses and taking over
twentyr residents prisoners. Troops,
constabulary, .. policemen - and volun
teers are pursuing the band." . :
George' Curry; the Governor, of
Samar, who is. here on Mb way to
Bagulo, province of Benquet, the sum
mer capital, to consult with Governor
General *'lde^;Sftyai;that all "ithe presi
dentes of Samar will shortly call on
the- Governor General and indorse the
policy of extermination of . the , rebel
lions' natives which is supported by
the- peaceable inhabitants of Samar.
;, Odvernor Gurry/has received a cable
message: /fronV '\- President : Roosevelt
congratulating' .him on '• his - escape •at
the. fight with Pulajanes at Magtaon
TBC^pHj^ / \u25a0\u25a0' y - .-;- : :': ' : \ ' "^-v .'• :'.*.'--.
wonnis buck may hang i^J •
';:./;;, :\u25a0 before.;, app&xl is argued
Trial i J ud(je Refuses to Withdraw .the
? Da«th Warrant H eld by San
\u25a0 Qu en tin's Warden.
LOS ANGELES, May "13.— Falling to
induce: Judge. Smith, of the Superior
Court- to withdraw the. death warrant
a«ainsf ''Uorrlß Buck, the murderer of
Mrs: ,<C. A. Canfleld, ' hl« attorney, A.
.D. Warner,'.- will ask the Supreme Court
for this ; The, trial Judge fixed
th« date of execution for 'June "4: • :
Warner^ has \u25a0'filed •'. his ""jsape'ri , In t'h c
appeal^ caieV : but ; 4 the Warden of San
Quentin".*penitentlary may hang Buck
"wh.He the attorney is arguing the case
irnth« h!gher>conrt. ' The Warden nec
\u25a0easarily m must, follow'- the '\u25a0 instructions |
qf . jthV/deaith'-'WarrknC Awhile it is in jhis
. harijis. Xop.: iii^ reason- Warner seeks
•to have | the. warwfnt. removed j from its
•dangerous position,- and If he ; cannot
obtain an, onler.'from Justice: Shaw of
the State: Supreme Court, now. in Los
Angeles.he .inrill go to .' Sacramento and
plead ; 1}1».., : eipergency -casev with -.the
bench' | there, - and : ei'entually he may
be -compelled -^ to' "seek redress from
Go%'ernor- Pardef . .» ' \u0084;"",.
"ty i: cis ; dnly,> ..matter of. form,", said
Warner today. "They cannot hang
Buck on. JuneM any^ more • than they
cart- hangf.rmV' : ' -• ' - .. •\u25a0 •••;•>'
'.A man with one Idea, is; called a
crank; but that is better than having
none." \u25a0
Famous Ambulance Horse Perishes
in Flames That Burned Gity.
, The chronicle of the mad flight of
"Wild Bob," the Central Emergency
Hospital ambulance' horse, is herewith
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given: > - '\u25a0•xys-jt. .\u25a0\u25a0-.>' .. : . . .: l >
; wm_ standing, peacefully in- my
st*air.\ We 'had just returned from a
•run^to - Fourth "and -Minna streets .= to,
bring. in, a lacerated scalp and the ac
companying ,'Jag.'. Baker, the driver,
quickly unhitched me and crawled into
[his'bunk to, resume the sleep that" the
run had broken.' l was tired, for I had
not been feeling well. Charlie .Bucher :
j had been r dosing me with some of, his
I strange decoctions.' l tell you that Ger
man^ Is \u0084 a " wonder at mixing up fierce
drinks.: As I was saying, I .had Just
returned to my -stall. Bucher"s dope
was still sticking half way between
the pylorus and transverse colon and
contributed but little to my personal
comfort. . -^ .
"I- dozed. The barn began to rock. I
blinked my eyes and I. was Just figur
ing on a rapid run for some carbolic
case " from Mason street when I heard
a terrific crash. The walls of the barn
creaked, nails snapped and everything
va» confusion. I was frightened Ito
death. I tried to arise to my feet and
was thrown heavily against the guard
rope. With a bound I cleared the ob
struction and made for the door. Adam
Baker, the driver, was tugging at the
door and seemed unable to open it." I
couldn't wait. I felt the building
would crumble in at any moment.
"Baker succeeded in getting the
small door open. I did not want to
| seem in a hurry, but I nearly trampled
him under" 1 my hoofs as I tore out into
th» street. My mate inside whinnied
and stamped in her fright. I would
have liked to have her with me, but
j time to me was precious. .
"I shall never forget the sight that
greeted my eyes. The City Hall dome
was down, burying the Central Emer
gency Hospital beneath tons of debris.
Way down under , those ruins I could
hear the agonizing screams and cries
of the poor patients in the wferds. Less
agonizing, but more terrifying, were
the shouts of the *D. T.'s' and craxy
ones in the detention hospital. . .
"Had' I been a man I "would . have
| gone to their. rescue, but the work was
!t>eing nobly done by Ed Parquette,
the intrepid policeman, who dug and
dug until he had saved eighteen- souls
from, the mortar filled ruins of the
hospital. •
.. "Hardly knowing why I fled or where
to, I ran as fast as I could. I started
to go up Larkin street, but the street
was blocked by the huge pillars from
the Hall, so I turned down City Hall
avenue. Everywhere people were
tumbling out of their houses in night
atllre. Women fainted, and as each
succeeding shake swayed the frail
domiciles renewed cries of terror went
up. On all sides of me I saw huge
buildings reduced to heaps of brick and
si one and twisted "Iron. I had to pick
my way over fallen walls and masses
of broken steel.
! "I turned over to Seventh street and
raced as fast ias I could southward.
The flre was burning fiercely. The poor
pt ople were hurrying pellmell . away
from thie conflagration, carrying ba-'
bies, birds and what few household
treasures they could. Women and
men wept as they saw the flames con
sume their homes. I turned a. corner
at Ninth and Bryant and a gas main
burst in front of me. Six persons were
hurled into the air. Torn and bleeding
they, dropped to earth, and I hurried
on, sick at heart. .
r, "Blindly I fought my way, hardly
knowing where I was going! Two men
tried to catch 1 ' me.' but I beat v them to
It In the east side the flames and
smoke rose high. Everything was
madness. People raced up and' down,
looking for lost onet. I felt that ; I
should go back to the stable and ; take
my place . In the ambulance harness,
but I could not find my. way back. I
knew they needed me to carry 'the
dead and dying to the Mechanic's Pa
vilion, but I was lost— lost ; completely.
"I found myself near; Second' street.
A.crovrd of .men were \u25a0 digging madly
at ; a wrecked, building to rescue {two
men who were burled; there. I could
hear the poor devils cry out for aid.
The flames cremated them before the
rescuing:" party could reach them, -i ::'
"All that day I wandered. My fear
left; roe somewhat ; and \ l. Just kept
moving: enough to dodge" the fire.' I felt
"myself stow weaker.; and ; weaker. The
night came on and I ate a little jrrass
from a lawn In front of a. California
street mansion. I. got no rest." The sky
was burning red with the ] reflection "of
the conflagration; All night: long
crowds of foot-sore • people -trudged
painfully away from the ' oncoming
fire,, dragging trunks \ and personal be
longings.' I ' saw;; a crippled woman
break bread , with a hungry man.
Everywhere and -womanhood
were; exhibited.'- >- .. /. ";-
'.'The Fairmont- Hotel burned. It
was a grand sight. I began to; lose' my
fear and viewed the scenes of , disaster,
and. desolation with a mixed f feeling of
awe and admiration. _; I walked ; around
the 'grounds Vof the Flood c mansion,
ea ting the fresh green grass and drink
ing water from the . marble : bowls ; in'
the "garden.. . ;
/"Daylight -r dawned. ..The .flre vwas
creeping up, the .' hill from the south"
and east. It "was "upon the grounds
where ; l, stood in a few minutes. : l jran"
to thie . farthest corner. The heat of \u25a0 thei
burning house was intense. "I ' tried to
get out, but; some; one had clO8ed ; the
yard : gates. 'Thie iron t fence j wasp, too
high to ' be Jumped. ; I; saw that ', I \u25a0 was
trapped after thirty-six hours of
ceaseless tramping to escape the fire.
My hair began to scorch. In my agony
I ran to , the front of the . yard. The
fire had preceded me down California
street. A gate was ajar. With a bound
I cleared the place. Dashing down Cal
ifornia. ; street:. I-•I -• rushed headlong,
blindly, " inlo^ Leaven worth. When i
turned Into Pine 'the street was a mass
of roaring flames., l turned to go backj
but . the street ; I had just passed " was
a furnace. ; I* was penned in.
; "Imagine t the feeling. . Death con
| fronted jme on all sides. I had but one
f to Vftm the . gauntlet. The
flames seemed all to dart out at me
:as ; I -.ran^ down. Pine, street.- I -stag
! gered. The ' air .1' breathed was hot
flames and smoke. I felt my. flesh
cringe and crawl under the terrible
| heat. | My hair was all burned off. I
stumbled to the- cobbles
"Turning my .eyes for- the last time
. I dinjly.' made out :the name 'ElMon
iterey' on the --front of a burning
; building across the street from where
I fell. Then all was blank.". .;'''•'\u25a0
Workmen scraping in the ruins on
Pine street, near Hyde, ran across the
charred and blackened carcass of
"Bob." Though \ only a dumb animal,
he had suffered most frightful ,^tpr.
tures, and his sad end brought tears
to the eyes of the hospital attaches.^
Continued From Pa&e 1, Column. 1.
to carry the limitation and ; defeat all
obnoxious provisions, "i ; - ; -• '.;
"After the President ' had made his
statement I replied that I had^ reason
to believe that a number of Democrats
in the Senate would sustain ' a. 'limita-.
tion of the powers, but" it was
sure that Mr. Tillman : would -insist
upon coupling with the limitation some
restriction upon the power ,'of' -the
courts to issue injunctions against Uhe
orders of thf commission. .Before "l
had finished my statement on this point
the. President interrupted me, saying
that- I need not explain further,, be
cause he was warmly in favor of some
such restriction.
"That evening" I saw Mr. Tillmanand
told him what had occurred."
' SenatorfjTillman's statement 'in the
Senate - yesterday was the principal
topic of discussion in official circles to
day. ) fThei Senator _ had a, number.-Jof
callers at tiisl 1 apartments, wlth^ whom
he freely about the ;,- matter.
Among them -were Senator, Bailey and
ex-Senator Chandler, i-;- Ci : K- : :[ -::
Chandler has been urged by some of
his friends to make public a statement
over his own signature regarding the
denial by Senator Lodge of the ac
curacy of the President's remarks \u25a0in
reference to Senators Spooner, Knox
and Foraker. He declined, however, to
be further brought into the contro
versy at this time, saying he would let
the matter for the present rest on the
statement made public by iTillman. It
was with ; Chandler's consent" that the
portion of his , written statement, to
Senator Tillman of his; i conferences
with the President was made public. ~
Attorney General Moody, who& 'par
ticipation in the rate bill conferences
was referred to. by Tillman, was in New
York today. He is expected back In
Washington tomorrow.. :•-\u25a0•:-: r;!« 7 >, ;
Coast Baseball Games.
LOS ANGELES, May 13.— The locals
took both games of a double-header from
Fresno today, winning easily in both.
The feature of the . first game was . the
great running left-handed catch of Ross,
when he. pulled down McLaughlin's long
fly and doubled Wolters at third. Fresno
had the bases filled at the time with but
one out. In the second game, after
Ellis had reached /first. Brashear put
the ball over the fence for a home run.
These two plays decided the two games.
Bteltz started to pitch the first game for
the visitors, but was wild and ineffec
tive, and retired in the second : inning in
favor of Lemke, who was an improve
ment. •: Both teams were closely fielded
and the play was snappy. The two teams
will play on the local grounds the coming
week/beginning Tuesday. Scores:
First game — R. H. E.
Los Angeles 4 7 2
Fresno > . ".'. ................... ; 1 . 8 . .0.
Batteries— Gray and Olger; Steltz,
Lamke and Hogan. Umpire— McDonald.
Second game — R. H. E.
Los Angeles .;..:.... 5 .9 - ".? 0
Fresno •:. . .... . . .". .2 8 0.
/Batteries— Tozer and .Eager; i Schmidt
and - Dashwood. Umpire — Mohler. r»- .;-\u25a0':
STOCKTON. May 13.— Today's ;game
was the- best by far seen onithe .- home
grounds this season. Stockton won, 3
to iO, but the result > was in doubt until
the last man was out -in -the} ninth in
ning. Oakland had V the : bases full twice,
once; with none out, .but • fast fielding
prevented a ' run. '.;.-> • \u25a0.->\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0
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Stockton .........'.:..'.... ....3 6~< 2
I Oakland; .... ... . . ; . • : ... ...... .0 7 - 3
i- Ingalls and Conrad; \u25a0:\u25a0 Cox, Flynn ; and
Robinson. Umpire-^Kennedy. \u25a0 • ' .••
• SEATTLE, Wash, ;% May • 13.— Oakland
won :, two ; games from" Seattle today, the
first went • twelve : innings, --the \u25a0'\u25a0 final
score, being 4, t0 2. a brilliant
exhibition of pitchtng v on> the part iof
Jones and Graham, ; and fine ;.; all-around
fielding; until 'the- twelfth,*, when f Rocken
fleld T dropped ' a- pop : fly ; • and ' started '. the
ball • rolling. • -.ie second i game was \ a
comedy . of . errors, • so : f ar .- as ,- Seattle was
concerned. : with" Rockenfleld 'as 'the
Ing comedian, and was, called atiend' of
the; seventh inning on 'account of dark
neess: : Scorees: ; ; \u0084,- \ ' \u25a0 : *.
'First game— .' \.R.'-H. E."
Seattle ....:................... 2 9 3
Oakland ..... .i... ......... ...4. " .7 0
1 : Batteriees-^-Jones \u25a0\\ land Blankenshlp;
Graham.-' and' Bliss. \u25a0\u25a0:\u25a0. \u25a0 \u25a0• ' '
.'-Second-grame— - R. .H. E.
Seattle \u25a0*: ..;;;.... ...*..;... ..3 9 10
Oakland ......... .....::... v. 8: .V-'B;'v.;i'
- Batteries— Vlckers. • Belt and \u25a0: Hansen ;
Reidy < and T. > Hackett. v';Umplre-^Knell.'
PORTLAND,* Or.; May \u25a0 13.—In^aineck-
and'?neck contest, ; which •;? aroused K'; the
spectators ;to: the higheest .pitch - of 'in-
terest/; San Francisco ? batted '» out "a I run
In": the ninth hand , took the \u25a0 game. \u25a0 Both
pitchers -.were free in \u25a0 distributing :- hits.
Score:" ">: ",'; "\u25a0• -\u25a0''.\u25a0•.. \u25a0\u25a0:\u25a0\u25a0. •-\u25a0\u25a0.. ;-\u25a0-.*:; -\u25a0-.*:? -\ »?>.' \u25a0\u25a0=-*.'
•--\u25a0\u25a0i-> :: 'W -\u25a0 \u25a0...-\u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 -.- --.••- r. h.;e.
San'= Francisco .5 9 : ; . 1*
P0rt1andt. ...;...... ....'......4 9" '-4
U. Batteries — Hitt • and -"Wilson; Easeck
and -McLean. Umpire— Perrine. ;:•
Love's Helpless*, Wanderer.
\u25a0 OAKLAND, May 13.— The -police i have
been ? notified ( that .Mrs.tH.'-;E..iW:- Cum
| mings^ aged -.: and , slightly,
I mentally, r ha s \ been v taken "i into J the | home
of i Mrs. s Hannah 156 • Athol ?avenue.'i-; Mrs. 1
Cumminga i was founds wandering fin I the
street, i and ',\could ? ; ri v.c J. no t rational A ac
count :> of r herself. §he said • she / thought
her v son. .? Frank Cumminrs, > resided -4 at
Butter and y Pierce streets, v, San x Fran-
CMOOb -<\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0.\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0.-:•\u25a0, :'.-' \u25a0- • - 'I- '-'\u25a0--\u25a0\u25a0:. V" v-1" ":\u25a0\u25a0 :»\u25a0
Railroad Employe Fires Fatal
Shot at an Old
''? wi *• "'"' 1
FriPßn -
1 1 lOllUl '.: -
Remark About' the Victim's
pleads to Shooting
at Delano.
BAKERSFIELD, May 13— At an
early hour yesterday Bernum "Wil
liams, , a' well-known i section foreman
for the Southern Pacific, shot and in
stantly killed James Vandever, a
pumper employed by the same com
pany, on the porch of Marten's Hall
iv • Delano while a. social dance was
in progress.
. Sheriff Kelly returned from the
scene of the tragedy last evening with
Williams' his prisoner. At the Cor
oner's inquest , held in the after
noon the jury brought in a verdict
"that the deceased, James Vandever,
came to his death by a wound from a
pistol in the hands of Bernum Wil
liams."' • . • ' . '"\u25a0 \ "
It develops that Williams and the
dead man had;been^ good" friends for
a long time, but lately there "had arisen
an . estrangement. It •is said \ that w&r
Hams ;;a^ few "days since insulted', '.Van-.
dever's Tyoiing .wife, and it is thought
that ; this fiedJ^Jo the shooting. In any
event&WilliamiK prepared .himself,;' for
trouble.'^•He'x.wient early ln v the : even
ing jto, ! ar saloon arid borrowed the rc
volver'with which the crime was com-,
rnltted. '- ''•'* He told the saloon-keeper
that" he \\vas i going to act as ' • night
watchman and; wanted the weapon for
that, purpose. Vandever had. no. weapon'
and \u25a0"\u25a0 was v.; apparently; not . expecting
trouble when he \u0084 went out onvthe
porch!;" .-''\u25a0 •> ]\u0084-*'• -, <>T '.•\u25a0/-"\u25a0''\u25a0
; "Williams . was .talking . with ... a , friend
a short ; distance from the hall, when
Vandever : appeared on the porch.
Excusing.- himself, '\u25a0'. Williams- stepped
up; and shot .Vandever . dead- Wil
liams then went to his home/ where ;hiH
five children reside. "He was arrested
and admitted the crime, saying: : "I
am''not sorry for it." j, ''\u25a0'.>;', \u25a0",\u25a0: '[ '. '\u25a0
'\u25a0'\u25a0: When • seen tonight' Williams refused
to, talk. . '. ; \u25a0 '.;:-:''•--\u25a0
Democrats Ratify Nominations Made
at Primaries and Republicans •.;•
,:'.': \u25a0 <\Cc Select TheirjTicket; . ."- : T -^
RED BLUFF, May," 13.— The Demo
cratic County Central Committee 'met
yesterday to formulate, plans \ for . the
fall .election,, and ratify, the
tions made at the primaries on -the sth
Inst. ; W. 'P.: : . Johnson;;.; a -.well-. known
lawyer, was elected : chairman ; and |H.
A. Walker of Orland was sec^"
retary. After the usual ' preliminary
business .the following successful can
didates were indorsed:
Sheriff, J. W.YBoyd; Clerk, R. L.
Douglas; Treasurer, E. L. Sisson; Dis
trict Attorney, N. A. Gernon; Assessor,
Louis Winter; Coroner, B. V. Crumrine-
Justice, Red Blurt,; Township, I.v G." Ma
nor; Constable, Red Bluff township, H.
E: McGovern. ;%. -.'-•...-.,>:
The Republican primaries were held
in this county yesterday, arid, . though
all the precincts have not yet been
heard from indications point ' to the fol
lowing reesult: : • - \u25a0\u25a0 •_• \u25a0
Sheriff, A. J. Bogard ; Clerk, H. G.
Kuhn;.- Treasurer, Frank Hollowan;
District Attorney, W. 'A. Fish; As
sessor, no candidate^ Coroner, J. E.
Peterson; ; Justice, A. H. Ludeman;
Constable, no candidate. ••: '.
A bitter fight was waged between
W. A. Fish and W. J. Cheatam for
the nomination of Attorney,
in which the saloon- and anti-saloon
elements took a prominent part, .re
sulting in a victory for Fish; who'was
back by the local saloons. His ma-:
Jority will 'be large. -Fish has been
County, Clerk for the past twelve years
and was recently; admitted. to the prac
tice ol law. ;' \u0084 . V \u25a0
The. bitter factional fight ' for this.bf
flce; will probably -strengthen the
Democratic nominee for the office of
District Attorney. , : \u25a0\u25a0
Hiram M. Daniels Meets. Peculiar Fate
on the Morning of the^ .
Great Shock. \
Hiram McDaniel, 'a' farmer from the
State of. .Vermont, met death, on" the
nr.orning? of the earthquake-; by .being
strangled In ; a folding bed., The force
of the earthquake / released a spring of
the folding ,bed 4 in which- McDaniels lay,
causing it to close. . The occupant" of the
bed,, as, quickly as he realizeed;his pre
dicament, started : to climb" out. but be
fore: he could do -so his head was- caught
and he strangled to , death. His - remains
were ; burled ; at Cloverdale and the case
was reported to \u25a0. the local Coroner yester
day. \u25a0 McDaniels lived at 519 McAllister
street, i- ,^': ?\u25a0\u25a0•\u25a0":\u25a0. ;/ \u25a0".-\u25a0 ;:-\u25a0\u25a0.' \u25a0 •:. -;.-,- :•. ..- .-;
"Other fatalities on the day of the shock
weere : Mrs. ; Elizabeth Richards, who was
crushed to .; death at 386 , Fourteenth
street; James ' B." Mclntyre, who suc
cumbed 4to shock at the ; JWaldeck Sani
tarium before it burned: and Lewis-Egan.
a special policeman;'^ who died; of heart
failure at the Red: Cross Hospital. i ?
I Lobos Square Refugees Vainly Wait
":T?;v; for Lad They, Dispatched to ;
.-'" \u25a0'•\u25a0"\u25a0•. : v, '•'• ' •V;i ; Groc«ry.*"' " : "~- *. '-.".*"*!
'": Thee parents "of < little Gussie Ford." a !
lad f Just past i three years,, are anxiously '<
\u25a0 searching v for their .-:boy,'- whorhas been
missing since , Friday | morning/ : He | failed '
to return ; home \u25a0after'ibelngj sent on an I
errand -.to a ; > nearby grocery store.-; \u25a0 "
Kdward .: Ford,- *the \u25a0 father. - lived :at
1705^ r Jones • street \u25a0*' before ithe'^ fire, but i
iB-now,aocated;insa^tent with 'his ; family i
at the ; camp .Un^-Lobos> square,* Buchanan j
; and Chestnut '.wtreeta^S The boyi was sent
i to r a .nearby ; grocery/ store to purchase a '
bar, of I soap. ,^i.The'« grocer \u25a0 did*' not L have |
the'brand'ofisoap.fhe'child'Was'sent for
and Gussle, /determined-- to ""get what he
wanted, 1 S.went^Jopkingf^for* other ' fetores
•The : police ; w*re^ notified, and they haxe
joined In>" the vhuntSfor^the 5 missing - lad
;;~The> boy has Light halr,.wore blueover
alls l with i red-\trimmings ' around : the bib ;
He-woretardark!grray;cap. '.'"\u25a0.;:•,
-.-Information^ of -jtheuboy's whereabouts
will rbe \ gladly i received \u25a0by i the , boy's : par
ents r s at % section 4 A; \ Becond { street • Lobos
square," Buchanan; and^Chestnut streets/
p\ LONDON^; May vc 13^-Barori % Currie
British ; Embassadorjat i Constantinople
and i later : Epibassado'r/ at" Rome;, died
at his residence^ Hawley, : Blackwater,'
'N : ";_H.'; V after). a/- long-: illneßs. - He .was
to I^r^^ali^uVy''when the latter Jin
iS7B-80vwas Secretary of State for For
eigii >Aff alra. ' k T * :'_'"' - -.'-'.
San Ffancisco Men Lose No Time In
Preparing Their Site for
Committee Is Instructed to Proceed at
. Once With the Work on
Turk Street. -
Plans Drawn Up by Architects John
and Zimmerman Are Approved -
by the Members.
\u25a0 .The \u25a0 members of the San Francisco j
Turn Verein have lostno time in com- '
mencing worr nn their new building, j
They accepted *Yir plans of Architects
John and Zimmerzran for a temporary
building last week and then cleared
the ground on their old site at 332 Turk '•
street. - . j
At a meeting held yesterday the com- j
mlttee in charge, consisting of John j
Simmen, William Plagremann Vandj
Hans Veroni, was given power to com
mence building as soon as they see fit.
They expressed the determination yes
terday, to commence work this week. \u25a0\u25a0 j
After the meeting of the San Fran
cisco Vereln, there was a mass meeting
of the. Turners of the city. It was an
nounced that the Eintracht Turn Sec
tion would rebuild at Twelfth and Fol
som streets; the Mission Turn Verj»n at
Eighteenth and Lapidge. streets, and
the San r Francico Turn Verein on Turk
street. The turners have been offered
the loan of apparatus by various ve
relns throughout the State. .»V
The city vereins will meet at the
Oakland Turn Verein Hall, S-wenth'fcrtd
Webster streets, on the 27th inst. There
will : be exercises annd then a business
V It has been decided by the Turners
that all relief funds intended for them
shall'. be -divided, pro : ( rata between the
San"' Francisco, Mission and Eintracht
Vereins! The- relief -committee of the
.Turners t is Tnade' up of ; the following
representatives: "r . . •\u25a0 ,
.; District. Council--rJohn Simmen, Wil
liam Plagemahn "and Hans:Groetz.
; San , ; Francisco , Turn : Verein — Hans
Veroni, Louis Markus; v v •? !
; Eintracht Turn * Section— Gus Hotop.
Mission Turn Verein— l.ohis Lepper. ;
Official of Society for" Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals Succumbs
*.. ;. vi!to • Bronchitis. ;\u25a0 < A
OAKLAND, .May 13.--C. , B. Hcjlbrook,
secretary of the . San , Francisco Society
for \u25a0. the ' Prevention' of Cruelty . to Ani
mals, passed away Friday, at the resi
dence of his. r son-in-law. s Dr. D. B. Ply
mire, 2212 Peralta avenue.' Fruitvale. He
bad for \u25a0 years been. 1 , a "sufferer from
chronic. bronchitis. -He was .unnerved by
the earthquake of April 18 and from that
date, hb'.decline was rapid. . \u25a0 .
i Charles. Benson, Holbrook was a son of
the late Dr. Charles. V. Holbrook of Mo
lcelhmne''Hill. 'He' came to California in
1852' f rom , his - native : State. Indiana. He
located in . San Francisco thirty years
ago. For • several " years he was engaged
in the drug business. Then he became a
member of the; San Francico Police De
partment', and \u25a0•' twenty - years ago was
elected secretary of ,the Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
?Het filled this position for ten years
and; was then chosen secretary of the So
ciety for : the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals,"- which he- ocupied at the time
bf^ his demise. Holbrook was 58 years of
age and a veteran of. the Grand Army of
the Republic. For 'the last twp years he
made his home at 1813 Bray avenue,
Fruitvale. Surviving the man wno was
esteemed, by all for his innate kindness
to man and beast are a wife, Minnie E.
Holbrook, and a daughter, Mrs. Maybelle
Plymire. ' : .
"The. Orchestra, Its Origin and Foun
dation in Classic and Modern
Modes," One Therrie. '
The following- is, a synopsis of the
lecture by W. J. McCoy. on the music of
the sixth symphony concert which he
will give, at California Hall on the cam
pus this evening:
"The, Orchestra: Its origin and forma
tion in classic and modern modes." \u25a0
"Beethoven: The Influence, of. his
works on the modern fabric of music-
Analysis of the ornative ruins of Athens
and the "fifth symphony."
'.'Grieg: His contributions to the mod
ern repertoire of music analysis of the
PereGynt- suite.". \ • "'• -,
"Descriptive or programme music and
its value to absolute, music." '
"Analysis of the "Waldweben from
"Wagner's 'Siegfried*.'" "
; . "Tschaikowsky as a composer in the
suite from his digtinctlveness as a mv-
Blcian : composer — Analysis 'of the Nut
cracker suite." \u25a0'\u25a0'>\u25a0,':'.-.-. -\u25a0• \u25a0. \u25a0
Eligibles Are Requested to Send Their
New Addresses to Office at
Hamilton School.
The . Civil ;: Service - Commissioners
opened | their vault in , the City Hall . on.
Saturday . afternoon, and the records
were found v to be 'in good condition..
\u25a0 .-All civil . service eligibles < who have
changed their address are requested to
eend* their new address to the office of
the Civil Service -Commission et the
Hamilton Grammar School, Geary street,
between Scott and -Pierce. . \u25a0.
Coroner's' Jury : Sits.
, " The first Coroner's •;• jury .summoned
since the day preceding the earthquake
deliberated -on. the case of an unknown
man whose body .was .found floating .in
j the bay . oft! Jones street . Saturday. The
i body/ had, been, in 'the water for about
two weeks, was coatless - and >- there was
•nothing In the ; pockets that would give
a clew as to identity. The jury con
! sisted of Thomas Murphy. 1632 Pierce
j street; James Rogers. 10 Hill: - H." . Barren.
528 'Grove; Max Vogel, 524 Clayton; E.
J.* , Lawler, * 3266 i Harrison ; D. J. Kelly,
637 Grove; F. J. Leary. 2220 Post; ,Cha*.
Levy. 1340 McAllister; Con.- J. Nagle,-235
Waller, and ; Ted .Wolfe, 1919 Post.-:- .%. .-
Sergeant's .Wife Commits Suicide.'
: Mrs/ Alfred P.\Silverthorne, wife of Ser
geant, Silverthorne \u25a0- of, the: n^edical \u25a0 corps
stationed atnrthe ; General : Hospital, . com
mittedi suicide ion Friday 'evpning; in her'
home just : outside 'the. Presidio gate by
taking ... a \ dose .; of ; strychnine. The ser
geant, " who ; was r; retirrag ; for the night,
was astounded- when -his wife informed
him \ of .her.--r ash. act. She was immmedt
ately, .removed the .General -Hospitar,'
where she died a few .'minutes later. Mrs!
Silyerthorne \u25a0 had' been ailing ;for "\u25a0 some
time • and * only.- recently the sergeant ' was '\u25a0
transferred from the Philippines - because
of ;ht;r-; poor -.health: The;coup!e arrived
here. : a • few.-.-'days \u25a0 before the earthquake
and it is -believed that the terrible ca
lamity, unbalanced 1 , Mrs. ' -Silverthorne's
mind. ; .^ . .. • ' •\u25a0'.\u25a0-\u25a0
Firemen's- '» Relics : Saved.
'- President" Bunner. of the -Veteran Vol
unteer 'Firemen's Association, who a few
day since was.- under .'?the • impression
that all the relics. in the, association hall
at- Fourths and * Jessie streets." except the
picture of> the charter .members' and .the
minutes of ' Knickerbocker No.: 5,^ had* been
destroyed. -was made" happy .yesterday by
the information - that S John 'i Cr Carroll a
member. ; had saved- the picture | ot- every
chief, engineer.: f rom Fred D. • Kohler, down
to David Scannell and the. portraits of all
the presidents.. He removed i-them before
the fire "reached "Fourth street..'.
CONSTANTINOPLE.' V May^- -. la.— The
Porte \u25a0 today^ replied '< to i Germany's .' pro
tests against j>the ; boarding.; and r detention
of., the German \u25a0 sailing -: ship ; Odysseus -by
TurkishjofficialSjrecently.while the.vessel
was i. discharging : cargo : at ; Chibukl.- r The
reply i expresses ., regret iat .'the . occurrence
and -promises to punish " the -official re
sponsible for / it;; but :\u25a0, it 'proposes ia~ re
rcductionv of -the indemnity 0.'J5J43 500'
which Germany demanded. ' \u25a0"'
Machines Are Already Here: and
~" Three Carloads of Material
Destitute Women Can Assist Id
Good Work and Will Be
A meeting was. held yesterday after
noon of ladies interested In the work
of . the sewing classes of the Red
Cross. One hundred and eleven . ma
chines are ; stored in the Hearst School
and as soon as the three cars of sew-
In- material arrive from the East work
will start .there., The ladies expect tv
begin sewing for the needy in a few
Mrs. Lucille Leaves, who is. assist
ing Mrs. Dr. Devine in this work, pro
poses to have a system whereby des
titute women . can help in the j work
and receive provisions in return. *
Ladies from the various settlements.
clubs, guilds and sewing classes who
are interested in this work are - re
quested to bring destitute women to
the school and let them sew for them
selves. After they have satisfied their
wants they can do work for other
people,- and a system of crediting: "will
be established for the work turned
out. •
Many expert cutters, fitters , and -
dressmakers are among: the workers
and high -"class work wllL be done.
Miss Jean Parker has organized a
Parker Relief Society and she is doing
excellent work at North Beach,*
where, she reports, the women and
children are badly in need of clothing.
She will attend to the wants of tha
w omen and children of this section.
The women qf the San Francisco
Settlement, who have been located at
China' Basin since the calami ty,'. will J
return and engage iix this work.
Similar -sewing classes are to be es
tablished at the park and at tho Pre
Says It Will Take $650,C00 to Restart
Wharves to Their Former
Chief Engineer Lott Norton of th«
State Harbor Board ha 3 completed his
inventory of the damage wrought by th«
earthquake and will submit his bill at
particulars at the next meeting of the
commissioners. He estimates that it will
take $650,000 to put the water front in
the condition it was before the fire.
In spite of the size of the bill the watet
front, for all practical purposes, is in
tact and the repairs can be made with
out Interfering with the business of the
port.' \u25a0 \u25a0 . -
Harbor Commissioner Henry J. Crocker,
who has beer* on duty ever since the
earthquake; said yesterday that the board
would 16se*no time In getting the water
front in first-class working order. msC th«
members recognized the Importance ol
having:, every facility for handling thtr
regular trade and being in "a position to
take care of the cargoes of lumber and
other \u25a0 building; material that soon would
be arriving here.
Superintendent of State Fire Tugs
Charles Putnam is devoting hte whole at
tention "to protecting the wharves from
fire, the danger of which has been en
hanced many fold by the erection of
many frame office buildings on the btxllc-
The City Fire Department has suggest
ed the advisability of discontinuing the
practice of alllowing certain firms to use
the bulkheads as lumber yards, as» in the
event of a fire under present conditions
it would be impossible, in places, tc
reach . the flames and San Francisco in
her, present condition needs every inch of
her water front.
\u25a0— a : \u25a0
Passengers Offer Financial Aid to Those
Who Lost Their Property When
the City Was Burned. ...
[ When the- passengers on tho- liner
Manchuria learned that at least eight
i members of . the crew had lost their
homes and- worldly goods in . the firo
which destroyed / San Francisco . they
•started a relief fund, and shortly befor*
j the steamship reached this port an
nounced that they had $450 for distri
bution among the sufferers. The men,
I however: declined the assistance.
They had .their health, they said, soms
clothes and their accrued pay. and prob
ably were better off than many people
ashore. They thanked the passengers
for the kindly feeling that had prompted
the. gift, but begged to be excused from
accepting it.
' The passengers have turned over the
money to >R. P. Schwerin. vice president
of the Pacific Mail Company, . for him to
disburse according to his. own Judgment.
If you are in this condition*.
, your nerve force is .weak— tha :
power is giving: out, % the or-
gans 1 . '.of; your body have
."slowed up," and do their work:
imperfectly. This - failure -to
Vdp the .work . required, clogs
the system and brings distress
and disease. When the nerves
are .weak the heart is unable
\u25a0 to; force the life-giving blood
through your veins; "the stom-
ach fails ; to digest food;- the
kidneys lack power 'to filter
: impurities from the blood, and
•the poisonous waste remains in
; system to breed disease.
Nerve energy must be restored.
. Dr. :' Miles'.; Nervine will' do Jit,
because r" .it " strengthens the
nerves; -it is a, nerve medicine
and \u25a0; tonic, that rebuilds : the
entire nervous system.
'\u25a0 .''Several years ago I was all broken
I was nervous, worn-out, could
v not : sleep.- and was iin constant pain.
; I doctored for months, and finally th«
\u25a0 doctor said .be could do nothing '• for ;
rne£^ I began . : taking Dr... Miles*
Nervine, and used altogether \u25a0 ei«ht -.
• DOtues.'.and .1' became strong rami
healthy, and now weieh 170 pounds." -
103 Ellsworth Ave.^ Allegheny, Pa.
Dr.; Mites': Nervine Is "sold by your
,drugolst, who wilt.: guarantee that th« :
" : flrst.bettl* will benefit. If It falls, ha
., will refund ycur^ money. ;
Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, In 4

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