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""'* Read, today's Booklovers' Con *U *• ; "■ f '.'■'■. ■•;•-'-' test story and learn how to get pictures and coupons I^REE VOLUME CIX.—NO. 143 RECIPROCITY VOTED IN HOUSE Canadian Pact Adopted With 10 Democrats and 78 Repub» Hcans Opposing FIVE CALIFORNIANS ARE FOUND WITH MAJORITY Kahn Refuses to Support Bill After Personal Plea From President LEADING REPUBLICANS ON OPPOSITE SIDES [Special Dispatch to The Call] WASHIXGTOX, April 21.—8y a vote of 265 to' 89. the bill providing for reciprocity be tween the United States and! Canada passed the house tonight with out amendment. The announcement of the vote was greeted with prolonged applause from both, sides of the house. Only 10 democrats voted against the measure. One Independent an 78 re publican* voted in the "negative. The most active opposition to the bill came ■ from the insurgents who, under the guise of offering amendments, at tempted to delay and render the bill ineffective. California members who voted for the bill were Kent, .KnawJarul, Need ham, Raker and Stephens. Kahn did not vote on final passage, but was paired for a negative vote. Smith, who is ill. was not present. Kahn Refuses to Yield President Taft labored hard with various members of the house, endeav oring to persuade them to change their attitude on the bill before the final vote was taken. He sent for Kahn and asked him "not to fight against the bill, but "Kahn said that he must do so in the Interest of his constituents., Kahn spoke against the measure, while. Xeedham made a vigorous speech in favor of it. Berger of Wisconsin, the .• socialist member, voted for it, and Akin of Xew York, who ranks as an independent, voted against it. - ■■' I Request to President The bill-seeks to put into effect the formal agreement reached between President Taft an.l members of the Ca nadian cabinet, for a reduction of tariff rates on many articles and free trade in many others, across the Canadian border. Added to it by the democratic leaders is a section which "authorizes and requests" President Taft to make further efforts to secure still freer trade relations with Canada, in the form of additional reciprocal relations. The passage of the bill marked the close of a fight that had raged in the house for six days. In that time the safety of the measure was at no time threatened; but the democratic and republican leaders, working for Its pas sage, conceded all the opportunity de sired by Its opponents for debate and protest. Following the same policy, amend ments were admitted in the house for almost every section of the bill and ln each case rejected by an overwhelming vote.' -' Amendments Voted Down The attempt to amend the agreement began with the final reading of the bill at 3 o'clock. The .threats of. republi cans opposed to the measure to make the democrats vote against amendments for free meat, free lumber and free agricultural machinery, were carried out, but as their party leaders de clared that any amendment would de feat the whole trade agreement they cheerfully voted the amendments down, democrats with opposing free admis sion of these important products were met with the assertions that the demo crats would lay the new "farmers' free list bill" before the house next week, and that an opportunity would be given them to vote for free meat, machinery, lumber and other things. This defense was met by republican standpatters with, the charge that the democrats knew the free list bill could not pass the senate nor secure the president's approval. Republican Leaders Clash Attempts to put fresh and canned meats on the free list section were made by Martin of South Dakota, Fos ter of Vermont, Lenroot of Wisconsin and Xorrls of Xebraska. Lenroot finally proposed the whole democratic free list bill as an amend ment, and although Sherley of Ken tucky, who was presiding, ruled that it against it." *_\mW-%_W&>m\ The section of. the bill relating: to free admission of pulp and paper pro voked the sharpest discussion, draw ing from Mann of Illinois, the republi can leader,, the statement that it was exactly the 'terms agreed upon by the gtto countries. Speaker Can lion bitterly attacked this section. LongworthTof pointed out that Continued on Page 18, . Column 1 THE San Francisco CALL WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE HAREM SKIRT! - A number of the best known women of San Francisco and other towns will give their live answers to this really important question in the second section of The Sunday Call See the page, "California Women Thinkers," for a broad side which open up The Whole, Subject of Dress Re form If you think a change In the public mind has not arrived, read What Well Known Women Hare to Say then say your own say in a let ter to the Symposium Editor and win one of The Fine Pieces of Silver Ware Given as Prizes for Bright Letters CLAWHAMMER SUIT GETS ARMY BOOT Nor May Officers Pose in Varie gated Hose, Is War De partment's Order For sale, cheap— an officer in the army, one fnll dress suit, claw hammer; one tuxedo coat an.l one dozen pair variegated socks. Apply at Presdlo. • ' si* \ t \ • Society girls who have had difficulty at military hops In 'distinguishing be tween ordinary civilians and officers in civilians' togs are accused of being re sponsible for the latest order Chat has emanated from the war department at Washington to harass the souls and the purses of harass lieutenants the e« of youthful lieutenants and economical captains. , The latest order is .in.'effect that hereafter at all social functions at military posts the officers must wear their full dress uniform. It has been a 'custom at the Presidio- for the officers to go to the smaller social functions in tuxedos and the dress suits of the de partment stores, instead of wearing their official full dress uniforms, which look like sample copies of the United States mint and assay $150 In- gold lace and broadcloth to the man. (You can get a "swell" outfit of civilian togs for one-third^ of that.) But the girls who go to army dances were at a loss to whom to address their smiles and their charms and are believed to have petitioned the war department to order' that officers shall wear the badge of the service when they appear at dances, tea fights, bridge whist pontoons and other army maneuvers of the softer sort. It is equally probable that some literary "feller" in the war college had been reading about the battel of Waterloo and learned that it happened on a morning following a grand ball. He ; may have feared that if a war broke out the officers of the United States army might be caught at a darning party and not have time to change their rigs before the bullets got to, flying. For a major to lead a charge at' 9 o'clock in the morning dressed in a clawhammer coat and three buttoned waistcoat would be too congruous for military discipline. The. sartorial rules of the war college have gone further. They have exiled the gaudy sock from the officers' kit. In the general order issued it is stated that only black socks may be worn with the blue uniform and only white socks with the white service uniform. Officers when mounted must not only wear appropriate socks, but must wear spurs so as to appear as warlike as possible to their mount and instill in the beasts of the service a proper re gard for the hazards of their vocation. COAST MISSION WORKERS BENEFITTED BY BEQUEST Presbyterians Will Raise Sal aries With Kennedy Millions NEW YORK, April 21.—The Presby terian board of home missions has just received its $2,210,000 share from the estate of the late John S. Kennedy, the New York banker, and has made plans to use at once the income of $100,000 a year in the middle west and extreme west, in the West Indies, the Philippine islands and in Alaska. One of the first steps will be to raise the salaries of 443 home missionaries re ceiving less than $800 a year. '■*■: GEMS WORTH $200,000 KICKED INTO STREET Blind Horse in New York Wrecks Store Window NEW YORK,* April 21— blind horse today kicked his way through two big plate glass windows of a Jewelry store on* the corner of oMaiden Lane and Broadway, and sent $200,000 worth of diamonds in the window flying into the street." Policemen stationed at this, one of the busiest corners in downtown New York, had all they could do to control the crowds which watched the proprietors and clerks of the Jewelry establishment pick up the gems. HALF TON OF HONEY IN , TAVERN; 150 YEARS OLD LENOX,- Mass., April 21.— thou sand pounds of honey, some of it 'more than 60 years old,- is on. exhibition at East Lee, a village . near here. The entire quantity was obtained by work men while tearing down a tavern built 150 years ago. fipfilM SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1911. HAIR AND BQNES MAY BE THOSE OF REDDING MAN Grewsome Relics Found Near Chico Resemble Description of William F. Baker Horses and Mules Found ' Near Spot Recognized as Ones He Drove [Special Dispatch to The Call] .'. CHICO, April 21.—1t -nan learned to night that a man giving the name of John Bray appeared at Cutter's second hand More In this city Thursday and sold the proprietor several articles of wearing apparel and bed clothing, re vealing a blood stained shirt sleeve. REDDIXG, April 21.—That George W. Baker, a farmer who lived until re cently on Clear creek, four miles south of Redding, was slain yesterday morn ing on the banks of the Sacramento river west of Chico and his body thrown into the river is the firm con viction of the Redding police, who have been given particulars of the tragedy. Baker left here in January, driving three horses and two mules to a wagon. He went to Willows and from there wrote to his brother, Marion, who lives here, that he was going to break camp and go to Chico. Near the scene of the Chico tragedy three horses and two mules were found grazing in a pasture. These are unquestionably Baker's, according to the description given. He owned a wagon resembling one which was found partly demolished near the fire where part of the body was burned. Baker was an industrious man, aged 41 years. In a box dredged from the river this afternoon were found bills for goods purchased by him in a grocery here as Continued on Page 23, Column 3 Two typical Juarez scenes. Above is the Market square, where venders of Mesquite gather to sell their wood, and below is a native barber sunning himself in one of the narrow alleys in which Juarez abounds. -Photo by T. A. Lathe of the Pacific photo art company. KNIGHTS TEMPLAR CONCLAVE ENDED Grand Commandery at San Jose' Finds Time for Social Diversions [Special Dispatch to The Call] SAX JOSE, April 21.—8y strict ap plication to the business in hand the grand commandery of California, Knights Templar, today concluded its fifty-third annual session and even had time to indulge in a. few of the social diversions provided by the local knights for the visitors. |KMBKOIPQHBB~£~KO£~B One whole day. ahead of its schedule, the grand commandery installed the officers elected last evening and exem plified the. order "of the temple. This latter ceremony was put Yon in asylum by California commandery No. 1 of San Francisco*. '3&tNEMHK3raPHBBttpPMi About 75. of the visiting : knights found time this morning to take'ad vantage of a trolley excursion over the interurban' loop and through: the west erly ! orchard '. and :!, foothill •■> sections of the; valley, the guests of San Jose com mandery ,No.'' 10. This afternoon half a dozen special cars were placed at the disposal * of '■' the • visitors and 0- many *" of the;■■ women took the trips; over the blossom route to Palo Alto and' Stan ford university. '. .-* One hundred . and fifty Templars gathered. at ; luncheon: ln Masonic' ten*- pie *at noon. • An; exhibition - drill Owas held, this evening- 'In the Auditorium rink > between the degree, teams !of """an Jose : commandery.of t this city Cali fornia and* Mission .commauderles 1 of San : Francisco. :., . * : .*' >'''$tf33BE&tttt_% STANFORD MAN SUES FACULTY TO SAVE BOOK Manager of the . Junior Annual Quad Complains of Threats Against Publication Injunction; Sought Against Op position to Student After * Suspension For the first time In the history of ' Stanford university the question of un- | limited faculty control over student ac tivities bids fair to be brought to a test in the courts of the state. An in junction suit in which President David Starr Jordan, Chairman A. B. Clark of the student affairs committee;:of the university faculty and the various pro fessors composing this committee are named as defendants, will be filed this morning in Santa Clara county to pre- Contlnued on j Page IS, Column 3 TEXAS LAND DEAL MEANS 5,000 ACRES FOR JAPS Nippon Agent Says 00 of His Countrymen Will Come From Mexico to Start Colony [Special Dispatch to The Call] GALVESTON, Tex., April 21.— J. lato, claiming to represent a Japanese com pany, closed a deal today for nearly 5,000 acres of land near the gulf coast and . extending Into Starr, Nueces and Hidalgo counties. It is planned to es tablish a Japanese colony.of. rice grow ers and the first settlers will be brought from Mexico. " DOG PROVES ITSELF A HERO, SAVING COUPLE FROM FLAMES [Special Dispatch to The Call] 0; OAKLAND," April *, 21.—Joseph/ B. Carter, master mechanic at a * local theater,, and his wife, were saved from death or i lnjury In their burning home at 8162 Orchard street, Fruitvaie, this morning by a housedog. ■ The canine, a Chihuahua , puppy, leaped on.the. bed and barked until' Mrs. Carter awoke. . Carter on being called, went to in- GOLDFIELD MAN ENDS LlTE—Goldfield. NeT., .: April 21.—J.' J. Dlehl, a. hay I dealer,, 43 year* of ace, rommltted suicide here today, hy shoot y ing ; himself 'la , the moutu'- with -'a*rifle. "• ■ •'-•• Peace Offered to Rebels Recalled Madero to Fight or Slink Away Leaders of the opposing forces in the Mexico revolution, which is now approaching the crisis. lato said that he; made a tour of the coast country of Texas three years ago and another about 18 month-* ago and invested in several small tracts of land. "Conditions for rice growing are not favorable in Mexico," he said, "and many.' of ;my countrymen will come from there before next winter, another hundred will come over from Japan and settle on these lands."" vestigate, ; and found that a, flre which had begun in the lower part of the house was cutting off their,escape.' He and >. his wife- got out of > the dwelling with- few belongings. By/the time a fire alarm could be sounded the ' house was doomed. The dwelling' is owned. by A." M. Sa linger. 0 The loss Is estimated at $3,500. COLLISION HURTS SIX—St. Leata. April 21 — Six persons were Injure.:!, throe 'of them * seri : ously, "when »;~ speeding automobile collided -v with" ii street ' car- here early- this' morning.*;:' ;^M^W WEATHER : rtf*Bo£s4_ygpY — Highest temperature, 58 ; *?j£Zo?_rhursdaX) night. 50. FORECAST FOR TODAY — Fair, with fog; light south wind, changing to brisk west. * : : V [Special Dispatch to The Call] [ ' ' EL* PASO, Tex., April 21.— hope of 311 armistice has been abandoned by both the federals and rebels, and the two armies are marking time preparatory to going; into, battle outside of Juarez. A final peace . . proposal in writing was made to Francisco Madero at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon, and was considered by him in detail. ! While the conference was in progress, a courier arrived from EI Paso, saying the. federal government refused to treat further with Madero or his men, and ordered Senors Oscar Braniff and Esquival Obregon, the two com// missioners from Mexico City, to "cease any negotiations with the rebels, Madero says any further delay is useless*. ">%' Navarro's refusal to ; surrender /the city, Madero's demand that Diaz must resign and the calling off of further peace negotiations by the -Mexican government; mean ■one: of two things—the Maderoites must stand and fight within the. next 24 hours, or slink away admitting defeat, as was done at Chihuahua. "p ..''/ At sunset double and single files of men could be seen coming through the mountain passes to the west of El Paso. It was believed that a general move ment of rebel'troops had begun. 0 . 800 BANDITS JOIN MADERO'S ARMY The column swung, down to the river, and proved to be Panco Villa and his 800 bandits, who are a strong part of the fighting force of Madero. /, They had marched in from Rancho Flores and set up camp on the river flat opposite, -the El Paso smelter, and within hailing distance of the American side. The campfires may be seen; from the city, and the .songs and shouts of ''Vive Madero!'' in answer to the cheers from the American side maybe plainly heard in the residence section. : Mrs. Ernest Hughes', sister in law of Miss Frances Hughes, who was engaged^to Captain Oscar, Creighton, went to Madero's camp for luncheon with the provisional president Friday afternoon, upon invitation of Madero. She was given the dead officer's saber and side arms, arid told that the pro visional government would issue a pension to Creighton's relatives as soon aa / it was triumphant. # A conference of war was held at Madero's camp Friday afternoon, at / which the plan of battle was discussed by Madero and his chiefs, including the ■ strategy board. * . -y. '.*, .■: ■ A map of Juarez was considered in detail and the location of the mines marked for the information of the attacking party. Shells for the three cannon that are stationed on 0 Orozco hill, overlooking Juarez, *- have * beenY smuggled across the river from.El. Paso and taken to the insurrecto camp. . ' 0 A'large quantity of ammunition is Talso thought to have been taken across.\ It is not believed the, general attack will take place before morning. : REBELS CALLED LIARS AND COWARDS 7../* 0 "They arc liars and cowards*. They say they arc coming in to fight, but I do not believe it," said Colonel Tamborcl, jefe de annas of Juarez. This is Colonel .Tamborcl's estimate of \ the rebel /army. The United States army, officers are enthusiastic about the measures that have been taken by the federal army for the defense:of Juarez. The cannon are placed where they will be most effective, and the fortifications located to obtain an admirable sweep of , the approaches west and south. BBBEBBfIfISBSSHNS Scouting parties are being sent out from Juarez in all directions, but do not venture far from the fortifications, as the hills are alive with rebels. y Navarro is personally in charge of the work, and will conduct the battle-, in person should it start in the morning. ■ s "Yf- /;Y * V' PEACE COMMISSIONERS' STATEMENT Braniff and Obregnon, peace commissioners, today gave out, a statement . of their proposals for settling the trouble, and declaring"that Madero would i be to blame for the consequences of the war, inasmuch as he could at present '.'_ afford, to' accept a compromise with good grace. They; declare that they represent ''a perfectly defined public sentiment existing in Mexico. The *. statement says: ,Y"*Y- /> ! "The public demands are:" Y.^Y. "* ' ' - First, that concrete guarantee forthcoming from the Mexican govern-! ment that the promises and other already:partly executed reforms will be j implanted and developed as rapidly as practically possible. V " •'■" ■_. "Second, that with this guaranty perfected, the armed rebellion has carried | its avowed principles * into triumph, and as : a . consequence ceases. thereafter, to i be justified, and its persistence.renders it: dangerous to our future peace and \ welfare, and therefore unp-C~Y>tic and undeserving of further, public support. * -'"Third,'that the retirement of General Diaz is not necessary to insure f compliance by the government with • its promises, but, on the contrary, would < . PRICE FIVE r CENTS. CONFERENCE ENDED AND BATTLE IS CERTAIN Mexican Government Orders Its Officials to Discontinue Ne gotiations With Head of Insurrectos ENEMY MOVES ITS FORCES CLOSER TO BESIEGED CITY Federals Have Put Up Strong Fortifications and Expect to Successfully Repel ■ Any Attack [^DEVELOPMENTS IN I --MEXICO SITUATION | Dlaa orders emissaries -to cease .< negotiations, with Madero. Insurrectos delay - attack on : , Juarez. • - '. . Converse and Blatt ordered re leased from prison by Diaz. Minister de la Barra'a change of front dae to Washington hint.