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FEDERAL TROOPS PLAN TO PUT IIP A GAME BATTLE Defenses of Juarez Strengthened in Anticipation of Insur= recto Attack Meanwhile the Mexican Com mander in Chief Fights Des perately on Yaqui'River •well as from the south, as th« rurales ."were arrested east of here. Hemmed In by Rebels DOUGLAS, Ariz., Feb. Hemmed in by 350 rebels and 400 Pima Indians un der General Severiano Talamantes. who is in command of the insurreetos in Sonora, General Torres, the government 'commander in chief. Is engaged' in a ' desperate struggle on the banks of the ' Taqui river, 25 miles below Sahuarlpa, Iccording to information received here today. The information Is based on the r reports of couriers who wera^ent to Mortezuma by ( Torres to, appeal for re fnforcements to save him from disaster. Torres has only 250 regulars. . 100 Tag jis and 100 citizen soldiers. It was with that force that ha reoccupled Sa , nuarlpa after the rebels evacuated the ' town, and against the superior numbers .of Xaiamantes he is fighting to get back » Montezumß. Torres, after retaking Sahuaripa, decided that it was untenable and started (several days agin for Onovas. Since then there has been constant fighting. At one time th« Mexican commander was opposed by only 150 rebels. Against this small force he made his way as far as Toledo, where ; he was ambushed. Heavy fighting is Bald ,to have occurred here, but Torres • battled his way as far as San Geronl mo, where the fighting is said to be J raging with the advantage of numbers I and position upon the side of Tala- ] mantes. More Than 200 Killed .Th« couriers Bent by Torres into Moctezuma say that more than 200 men have been s killed on both sides .since the Mexican command left Sahuarlpa. Miners from El Tlgre district, Sonora. reported today that three bands of rebels with many horses had marched southward after having 1 crossed the Arizona line near this city. Homes of Mexicans, resident In Douglas, are crowded with refugees who fled from Mexico to avoid Im prisonment nr Impressment Into the • federal service, and declare they are only awaiting the appearance of the rebels f Join them. One band of these 'refugees started- last night to find ln surrectos and succeeded In crossing the line. The federals, posted at the customs'! house town of Aqua Prleta, were busy j all day building breastworks of adobe bricks In anticipation of an early at tack by the revolutionists. Army officers stationed here received word this afternoon that a troop of the Third cavalry, stationed at Fort "Wlngate. N". M., is en route here aboard a special train, and will arrive at 5 o'clock tomorrow morning. The same message conveyed information that Troop G of the Third cavalry Is being moved to Fort Hancock, near El Pa,so. i Fighting Is Renewed PRESIDIO, Tex., Feb. 4.—Fighting between Insurgents and federal soldiers under Dorantes has been renewed around Coyame, according'to reports received here this morning. The in surgents attacked the federals when Dorantea tried to lead his command l)ftr-k to Ojinaga. It is declared Do rantes' troops looted the town of Cuchillio Parrado during the flight, following the insurgent attack. Watching for Madero LAREDO, Tex.. Feb. 4.—Francisco Madero has again appeared on the scene and the Mexican authorities are on the lookout for him at all points ' along the border near here. Madero is expected to cross from the United States into Mexico tonight, and cordons of troops both on the American and Mexican sides of the river are on the lookout, the former to prevent viola tion of the neutrality laws and the lat ter to effect Madero's capture. Guard Is Increased WASHINGTON. Feb. 4.—ln order to facilitate communication between the United States troops along the Mex ican frontier, the war department today ■lnTpased the American guard In that t»rrltory by three companies of the signal corps. One has been ordered from the Presidio of San Francisco, one from Omaha. Xeb., and a third from Fort Leavenworth. Kansas. Two pack trains w»re ordered to the border line, one to San Antonio, Tex., and the other to Nogales. Ariz. Aside from the statement from Gen eral Hoyt, commander of the depart ment of Texas, that an attack on Ciu <ia<l Juarez was imminent, the war department today WM without advice* from the front. General Hoyt said ft was reporter! that the revolutionists number about 1.000. The revolutionists are In possession of the country west of Chihuahua and all of the government troops have been withdrawn from the Guerrero district to Chihuahua, according to a telegram received by the state department from AmericanWlc« Consul Leonard at Chi huahua. Insurgents Recruit [Spfcio/ DUpotch ie The Call] LOS ANOELES, Feb. 4.~Eecruitlng stations for the. Mexican insurrectos have been opened in Los Angeles, and according to Mexican liberals here, scores of men are enlisting for service . against the Dlai government.- All the prominent memhers of the revolution ary Junta have gone either to the front or to towns along the: border, where they can be of assistance to the in surgents. Among those who have left is G. de Lara, who became prominent a little more than a year ago by marry ing Miss Elizabeth Trowbridge. member •of a prominent family of Boston. De Lara, according to his friends here, has gone to El Paso, where he Is direct ing operations In behalf of the enemies •of the Diaz government. Many Ameri cans as well as Mexicans who have their homes in southern California have enlisted here, and the revolutionists ex pect to send a formidable detachment to the front. Jack London in Mexico Report* emanated from Arizona yei terday stating that Jack London had assumed the leadership of a detach ment of the Mexican insurrectoi against the Diaz government. A dispatch, re ceived from Phoenix lftJit night, how ever, indicates that London's mission is far more peaceful than had been painted. According to these advices he passed through Tucson Jast Thursday en route to Mexico. To some friends with whom he spoke there, he stated that he intended to gather material ior a "fed corpuscle/ noveL Who Is the Man? CALIFORNIANS TELL HOW THE CITY WON THE WORLD'S FAIR filibuster In the senate the president will Interfere. He is our good friend and has given us invaluable assistance." Lloyd also spoke in praise of the efforts of the president In behalf of San Francisco, as did Mayor McCarthy. Mayor McCarthy, in a decorated au tomobile and wearing his garland of flowers, was met at the creek route ferry with a splendid reception given I by the city officials, labor leaders and friends in the San Francisco social club. Following the reception at the ferry there was an automobile parade up Market street in which the mayor was escorted by the members of the board of supervisors, the members of j the city commissions and the League i of the Cross cadets and two bands. An euthusiastic reception was held in the Central theater under the aus pices of the San Francisco social club at which the mayor and other spoke. BIG DEMOXSTRATIOX READY McCarthy, Lloyd. Metcalf and R«n shaw are the first of the delegation representing the Panama-Pacific inter national exposition at Washington to return to this city with the spoken word of the flgUt before congress in Washington. The reception they re ceived was a promise of tha great dem onstration which will be given when the entire delegation has returned and is fet»d by the grateful citizens of San Francisco. The homes of Mayor Mc- Carthy and Fred Lloyd were filled with flowers by the committ«e. In each place was a handsome floral piece in violets and jonquils, with the Inscrip tion, "Heartiest Appreciation—P. P. I. E." KOIGHT FOR THE FAIR # Mayor McCarthy was met at Sacra mento hy his attorney, Cleveland L. Dam, and his secretary, Elmer C. Lef flngwell. While crossing the bay the mayor made the following statement on the result of the Panama Pacific ex position fair: "We got th« fair. We had to fight in order to get It. Our opponents did everything with everybody on whom they could exercise any influence to secure the prize for New Orleans. "That the united forces of the west an<] middle west and the east brought to us a majority, was recorded in the house of representatives on Tuesday afternoon. Never in my life was I no proud of anything that has ever come to me as I was then of the fact that I was a Californian. The efforts put forth by the Califomians In Washing ton, directly and indirectly connected with that great work, as well as the efforts of the many friends wh» as sisted us. made it absolutely impossible for any force such as that presented by New Orleans to break through our ranks. California and the west in gen eral and San Francisco In particular has, by tlie express action of congress, received an immense impetus for good. I know I feel absolutely confident and supremely happy in the thought that the people of San Francisco and of <*altfornia and the west generally will give In San Franctsco the greatest edu-, catlonal exposition that the world has •ver seen. "I know that our people will as one man rise to the occasion of discharging the duties imposed upon them by the great work that there Is yet to be performed. So that when the gates of the fair are thrown open the exposi tion will be of such a character that the people throughout the country will feel more than ever delighted at the action taken by their representatives In congress last Tuesday, when it was decided that the oxpoßitlon to cele brate the opening of the Panama canal should be held in San Francisco. "Too much credit carf not be given the newspapers that made th»e fight i for San Francisco and aided so ma THE SAX FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1911. Contlnned from Page 17 .terlally in carry the day. We had a hard, fight and after the committee on arts and expositions had decided In favor of New Orleans you could not meet a man outside of our delegation that - believed we could win. But we did win and by a majority of 29 votes." MAYOR WARMLY WELCOMED . At the Central theater the San Fran cisco social club had a warm welcome ready for-the mayor. John McLaugh "lin, president of the club, called the meeting to order and Introduced Mich ael Casey, r president of the board of public works, as president of the even ing. Short: addresses were made by Supervisor; John A. Kelly, who was acting mayor during McCarthy's ab sence; F. C. Mac Donald of the civil service commission, Andrew J. Oalla ghe and Mayor McCarthy. In his speech McCarthy; recounted the vic tory In "Washington and gave unstinted praise to the members of the California congressional delegation for their work, citing particularly Congressmen Kahn and Know-land, and the members of the Panama-' exposition dele gation, who labored. in Washington for the , victory. There were repeated cheers for the mayor and for the other workers. . "What did P. H. do?" asked some one In the throng. ". "As for. P. H.." replied the mayor, "he did everybody possible for . • him to do." WHAT AVON THE BATTLE ,* . In reviewing the" struggle in Wash ington. Lloyd said: v",v "Organization on practical: business lines, earnest and enthusiastic volun teers : and employes, unlimited support from our newspapers and' a public ready to go to ." any expense fto secure that which It felt Justly entitled — these elements, . combined -with the wholesome respect in which the re builders of San Francisco are held by the' political leaders of the country, won the battle. » ; ... ' "Our opponents, were guided, by men who are past masters in the art" of vote' getting. Their campaign had been most carefully planned and was intelligently executed. We were forced to recognize * the committee on Indus trial arts and exposition*. •' Its chair man - was William s Rodenberg. who led our competitor's fight. [■ , "Compelled to deal with this com mittee, we were placed -in the position, of > having «to; attack * the plan of,- our opponents, rather than defend our own. It also ; gave the; other Bide the power to : delay or. force' a vote by the house. In one respect, and in one respect only, I believe the managers of the New Orleans 3 campaign erred. ■ (Had " they have forced a vote 10 days earlier there might have :■ been a ..different story sto tell. They would have found us un prepared for the final, rush, I for In the last 10 days.we did our greatest Bwork; ■ ■ "At the psychological moment the New -Orleans managers, through men who had ; been working '-.the,; different states for.months,*presented resolutions in the - various legislatures Indorsing New Orleans as the exposition city. On learning of this iit .was i necessary that we employ and direct a force of men by telegraph to introduce resolutions ■'• or have "I rescinded ' action that f had £ been taken to our disadvantage.; This was dona through co-operation between Washington and San Francisco. COMB OUT m THK OPEN :- _, "The president *anJ the republican party leaders did "not come out In the open oofr f us until Monday, January"23." It was!on" that ■ date that Senator' Pen rose of 1 Pennsylvania sent.; for 1 Con gressman Focht and stated that ;it was the si desire. of S the. president. Secretary Knoji ; and : himself ■to : have th<j» full Pennsylvania : delegation vote t for • San Francisco. "The New Orleans managers had made such inroads Into this .lele 'gation thnt those notified were loath to believe tho message delivered and were not satisfied until in a body they had called on the senator. This fact was freely talked of in the halls o£ con gress. '•Immediately following this declara tion, the president took active part and daily interviewed congressmen In our behalf. It was soon the talk of Wash ington that the administration ha.l taken an a«tive interest in the affair and that the tide had turned in our favor. "When one stops to consider that 15 votes gained by the other side would have defeated us, I feel that there is no question hut that the only error made by the master mind of the New Orleans campaign was in not forcing a vote 10 days earlier. •San Francisco has in this glgantlo enterprise that which will save her from her enthusiastic self. This en terprise is big enough to absorb all th«> excess enthusiasm created in all bodes within her limits —labor, capital re formers, performers and all the anti clans. The newspapers now have a unified plan big enough, broad enough and interesting enough to occupy all their time. The success of the under taking should be contemporaneous with the harmonizing of all our differences. 1' HAIGHT STREET CELEBRATES During the celebration over Kan Francisco's victory last night, Haight ■street resembled sections of the city on New Year's eve. Ked fire sizzled and flared, horns shrilly tooted, con fetti cove-red the pavement with a snow like layer and crowds of people wan dere along until -the parade packed sidewalks from curbstone to building. Behind a large band, stepping lively to Its inspiring music, walked the 425 members of the Haight and Ashbury improvement club. Each man, decor ated with the produ badge of 1915, car ried horns and flags. Six large banners emblematical of the exposition, were ' borne aloft, "boosting" Golden Gate j park for the fair site. Many automo biles participated. When rain fell the crowd gathered in the club hall, Hafght and Ashbury streets, where enthusiasm rose with the temperature. William Fahey, president of the club, presided. Among the speak ers were W. A. Smith, T. P. Martin, A. M. Wallen, E. S. Lowery ' and J J. Daley All emphasized the Ideal loca tion of Golden Gate park for the great fair Haight street merchants worked hard to make their celebration a marked suc cess. It Is the first held in honor of our victory over New Orleans and of tho men who made that victory pos sible. RECEPTION TO FATHER Mc^l/AIDE A public reception to Rev. Joseph P. j MfcQualde. who will return this after- I noon from Washington, where he was j among those foremost In the heroic | task of securing the Panama-Pacific exposition for San Francisco, will be given tonight at Sacred Heart hall, in i>ll street near Flllmore. Among the speakers will be Mayor P. H. McCarthy, Chief of Police Seymour, Fire Chief Thomas Murphy, County Clerk Harry I. MUlcrevy, J. c. Fogarty, J. C. Nealon, P. F. EHmdon. Jeremiah Mahony, John Mahony and several of the supervisors. Loyal Work Wins OAKLAND, Feb. 4.—President Taft was the "paramount influence" respon sible for San Francisco's victory at Washington, according to Victor H. Metcalf, former secretary of the naey. Metcalf arrived in Oakland today jubi lant over the success of the San Fran cisco delegation In securing the in dorsement of the house for the Pana- j ma-Paciflc exposition. Metcalf w.vs among prominent CaUtprnians who went to Washington to help In the» fight. "Numerous things contributed to our success.' he said, "by no means the least belngr the Joyal, unflagging work done by. the California representative* who went back to Washington to get the fair. The spirit manifested was, something admirable. The delegates k»pt right at It from beginning to end and carried on a fight that excited ad miration from all. R. B. Hale was in defatigable, and he deserves all the praise that can be given him. But every member of the delegation Is de serving of the highest praise, too. "The general arguments used are' familiar to all, of course, and need not be repeated now. The fact that we had U7,500,nn0 behind us told heavily In congress and throughout the east, where public sentiment in our favor developed in consequence. It was a telling argument that we asked the na tion for no money for our fair, and that we had already in sight enough to Insure Its success on a splendid scale. "But what contributed still more to our success; was the fact that for the first time in the history of the state the people were all united. All sec tional, political and other feuds were forgotten and all got together. There was absolutely no one whose voice was raised to spoil or undo our work. There was not the trace of a fight within the lines among the people of California nn the question of securing the ex position fir San Francisco. "But President Taft was the para mount Influence. He was in sympathy wlth the west in this matter, and it is due In a great measure to the Influ ence he wielded in favor of California that we are congratulating ourselves today. lie was for Sam Francisco, and to tola fart more than to any other do I attribute San Francisco's success." Associate Justice F. W. Henshaw of the supreme court and his brother, Wil liam G. Henshaw, accompanied Met calf to Oakland from Washington. PORTERVILLE COMPANY TO QUARRY GRANITE Concern Organized With Capi tal of $150,000 [Special D'apatch to The Call] PORTERVILLE. Feb. 4.—With $150, --000 subscribed, and with the backing 1 of the chamber of commerce, there has been organized here the California eranite company, the purpose of which Is to manufacture and exploit the Por tervllle granite In the foothills to the ea^t of this city. Building stone experts have been asked to pass their opinion upon the local product and have, agrged that there Is but one other stone which equals ft, and that Is the granite found at Barrte, Vt. Spur tracks are being built by the Porterville Northeast railroad to the quarries where the black stone Is found and a track will be put in later to the other variety. STOCKTON PREPARING FOR CITY ELECTION City Attorney Holds Direct Pri mary Will Prevail [Special Dispaich la The Call] STOCKTON*. Feb. 4.—The city council ■will take steps preliminary to Issuing a proclamation for the city .election to be held May 1«. City Attorney DeWitt Clary holds that the election must be conducted according to the direct primary law. The municipal prlmary election will* be held May 2. The city officers whose terms expire are: Mayor R. R. Reibenateln, City Superintendent of Streets Oscar Wright, and City Councilman J. C. Dewey, Rob ert Inglis, Henry Eshbach and Joe Gall. 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Walker Jr. contested the will of his father November 10. The attorneys for the widow demurred and Superior Judge George H. Buck sus tained only one of the grounds of con teat—that of undue influence. Those questioning the authenticity of the will were stricken out by the court. The amended contest filed here today set* forth three separate grounds upon which the court l« asked' to decree that the pretended will is not the last will and testament of David F. Walker. The constant declares that for a long time prior to the allejired execution of the pretended will, January 10. 1908, and up to the time of his death. Sep tember 11, 19107 David F. Walker was of unsound mind and Incompetent to make a will because of his belief in communications to and fro mthe spirits of the dead. IXFME.vrE OK SPfRITTAIISM According: to the contestant, Walker's belief In the mysteries of spiritualism influenced and determined the disposi tion of his property and the supposed communications embltterad his mind against hig children by his first wife. Walker's delusion upon the subject reached such an intensity, allegas the contest, that mental derangement was produced. Undue influence exercises by Mr«. Al thea Walker over her husband to secure the will is given as the second gro-und for the contest, part" of which is as fol lows: "She pretended and stated to him that she was a spiritualistic medium and an oracle, through whom the communica tions were had between the spirits of deceased persons and those living on earth. CONTEST ALLEGES FRAI'D "She falsely and fraudulently repre sented to David F. Walker that she had received communications and revela tions from spirits directing him to make a will by which he should bequeath and devise all of his property and estate to her." "If a will was ever signed by Walk er," the third ground of the contest de clares, "it was signed under restraint, undue influence and fraudulent mis- representations exercised by Althea. Walker, particularly in reference to and concerning this contestant." Mrs. Althea Walker, the widow. Is supported by her two children, Mrs. Margaret Smoot and Clarence Walker, in her fight to keep control of the entire estate. The Salt I^ake heirs who are con testing the validity of the will are David F. Walker Jr. and Henry W. Walker, sons; Maud L. Walker, Sarah A. Paul and Stalla M. Lewis, daughters; Miria Rogers-Danes, Gracla Rogers and Dorothy Rogers, granddaughters. SOUTHRONSOPPOSE RENEWAL OF FIGHT Newspapers of New Orleans Advise People to Aid San Francisco Louisiana Senators Are Said to Favor Discontinuance of the Battle Continued From Pace IT comer, a stranger to other senators, and he could not put up a fight if he wanted to. The Californians are. anxious that the Kahn resolution should not be amend ed. They think they will succeed. They have strong friends on the committee. Including- Chairman Jones of Washing ton, Crane, of Massachusetts and New- - lands of Nevada./ These men are count ed upon to prevent any amending in committee which might prove embar rassing. , If the senate should amend the resolution the house will push the matter through without great d*elay, according to ■ the best " information ob tainable. , In short, . congress* Is deter mined to give the exposition to San Francisco at this session. .".'.' Celebration of Victory • ALAMEDA. Feb. 4.—The winning of the, big Panama-Pacific exposition by~< San" Francisco, was celebrated here this evening '; with a street demonstration that was. held under the direction of the chamber of commerce. Hundreds of persons paraded Park street behind the band: of ; the California : council, ■ Young Men's Institute. The boy scouts also participated In the turnout. ] Site to Be Discussed , OAKLAND, Feb. 4.—The matter of a site; for the; Panama-Pacific exposition will be discussed Monday night at a meeting of •' the Oakland architectural club. ;•Ernest^Coxhead- will outline the plan of using .the = San '.- Francisco water. front as a ,site for the fair. Charles Keeler, the poet, will also speak. Praise for t Delegates The following resolutions adopted by the, . varnishers' and polishers'' union No.-134 have been indorsed by the San Francisco labor , council: Whereas, a* a representative body of labor, we, the varnlsbers* and polisher*' local union No. 134, derm the tiro* most opportune to show to all cit izens of San Francisco, the state of - California and the world at large, that our Interest* lie not only In the upbuilding of our great and glorious city, . but to ■ the interests.' of all ' wage earners who should become resident* therein; and' Whereas, an event occurred In the congress of the ■ United States at Washington • January - 31. 1911, vl».. that of the choosing of Ran Francisco for the holding of the Panama-Pacific exposition In 1915.' which event means to San Francisco and the entire west an ' era -of prosperity . and ' ad vancement far beyond all comprehension; there fore, be it • • . - ■ Resolved.'that we heartily commend the wise and Judicious action of congress, and offer our most sincere' and hearty congratulations -to oar ; committee in Washington who so nobly and fear ! lessly • brought this important matter to a suc cessful conclusion; and be It further .. i Resolved, that we feel • highly pleased at hay- Ing the opportunity of showing to the world the energy and Indomitable will and courago dis played after ■ meeting . with the greatest catas trophe of modern times, startling the whole world, that .of April 18, ■ 1906, when, stricken prostrate to the earth, she arose in grandeur, like Phoenix from the ashes, a giant In strength and courtne. surpassing - In • achievement anything hitherto known in - history. - standing once more, upon a Ml 1(i foundation of enterprise, ■ Industry, and pro gression.' '■:'■-' ■..■-.••■ .".', i ' »." ■'■ ■ . . "■' . Resolved, that the foregoing be unanlmmislr adopted, a copy thereof forwarded to th« build- Ing trades council, the San Francisco labor coun cil, the district council of painters of Ban Fran cisco and publicity be given In the press. W. M. Page, L. A. Morelll and S. F. Arnold. ■ ■ ; ':■•• ■ i m • ■ ■ - ' 'i -..'•' Labor Council Organized [Special Diipalch to The Call] HOLLJSTER. Feb. B.—The San Benitn labor council was organized hero yes terday, W. O. Mathewson of San Jose. one of the vice presidents of the «ta.to federation of iabor. and Georg* Moody, a representative of the Santa Clara County building trades' council. # ad dresslng the meeting. The plumbers. sheet metal workers, carpenters, paint ers, plasterers, hod carriers, glaziers and cement workers consolidated and affiliated with the building trades' council of Santa Clara.