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! Last Picture Today In The Call's great Booklovers' Contest! ■ This is the time of times for new con testants! Read today's Contest story! > tJ ** r ' VOLUME CX.—NO. 24. 10,000 MENCARRY BIBLES IN PARADE AND SING HYMNS Christian Soldiers From Sunday ", School Ranks March in War Against Evil Demonstration One of Most Re .. r markable Ever Seen in This Country Bay Cities and Churches in Other Parts of State Have Many in Line 9f tr*i EN. thousand Christian soldiers, *,- I marching as to war. surged 'I trough the streets of San Fran • ; Cisco last evening, holding aloft • the word of their God and singing In . bis praise. ■ The spectacle ; was one of the great . est religious demonstrations ever seen •■ In America. Eight hundred years ago. at the close of the eleventh century, : -Peter the Hermit so aroused the Chris • # tian spirit of Western Europe that • men, women and little children— •• a million in number—marched behind .'a him across the trackless wastes In the . first of the great crusades. ". ' Their goal was the tomb of Christ, •which they would wrest from the t hands of the Infidel Saracens at Jerusa lem. . *.*.■*• - Peter the Hermit's band perished on the way. but their spirit lived after them, firing the Christian knights to , ."conquer in the name of the cross. * *f Armed with their open bibles, the .. crusaders who marched to the Coliseum represented the same movement. They are the laymen— bankers, businessmen -and tollers of the shops— would wrest the world from the hands of sin and Ignorance, restoring It again to ... righteousness. *. .Thousands Answer Cheers . *- Singing and cheering, the long line, -. faces to the west, marched from Union ,' 'square to the Coliseum. * Thousands answered their cheers from the side -5 .walks downtown; In the residence dis •: * tricts beyond • Van Ness avenue win dows and doorways were filled with men and women of the same spirit, who t> waved the workers on their way. And when the.> reached . the heights at Pierce street and saw aloft o n Lons -' mountain, silhouetted dark and plain . against the sunset sky, the cross planted on the summit by Father Ale _ many, it was as If Jerusalem were reached and the world conquered. \ The various' divisions of the parade began to form in the streets about ." Union square at * o'clock, the march \ ers singing hymns until word came for the start. There was no confusion, and in a few minutes the column began to move, the leaders swinging Into step with the old Protestant chant: "Onward Christian soldiers, . "Marching as to war.*' Bibles Held Aloft Before the first bars were sung, every marcher had joined in the hymn and from, the sidewalks the chorus was , swelled by the thousands who had come to watch, hut were drawn In uncon sciously under the Intense emotional fervor of the pageant. "•° * Huge drays, filled with boxes of ° bibles, had been hauled Into the middle .. .of Stockton street, near Market, and .**•* as the column reached this point, half .*"' .went to one side and half to the other, receiving bibles and marching on. Some there were who tucked the books under their arms, others held them over their . hearts, but the majority raised them in *• the air as symbols of faith, to be borne ; ■jv'thont physical fatigue. From \ Market street the column turned Into Golden Gate avenue, and J* the first division was marching south on. Pierce street before the last had turned from Market. The route from Pierce street was west on Fulton street -. to Scott, thence south to Grove, west ' on Scott, thence south to Grove, west n Grbve to Baker street and south to \ he niseum. San Francisco Laymen At the head of the parade was a platoon of mounted police, followed by a band. In au automobile Captain Robert Dollar, chief marshal, sat with George W. Pickle, chief of staff, both prominent, members of laymen's re ' ligious bodies In San Francisco. Next came the. executive committee of [ the 1 " International Sunday school associa tion, many of them in automobiles and • the rest marching with the advance guard. of the first division. Rev. Wil liam :X. Hartshorn, the newly elected president, was unable to take part on ** "account of illness. '* In the six : divisions that followed there were representations, of from a dozen t<s 600 from practically every Protestant church in San Francisco and *.° the bay cities and hundreds more from • the -"Sunday schools of Santa Clara, San 'Joaquin and Sacramento counties. The ° visitors to the contention, marching by . states ■ and ; proclaiming their nativity with proudly carried banners, formed ° the remainder of the column..' The South and the North ° .Fully a thousand from the churches of , Alameda county marched together, singing "Marching to Zlon." They had tj&lr own band, and included In their Continued on Page 10, Column 'J. THE San Francisco CALL Horse Slips Into Snow Hidden Shaft But Rider Escapes [Special Diipatch to The Call] OnoVILI,E. June While L. A. Scott was driving a herd of cattle over the mountains from Oroville, the horse that he was riding suddenly sank to its shoul ders In the. soft snow. Scott jumped to one side, only to see the animal completely disappear from view an Instant later. An investigation showed that it had disapepared.down an old mining shaft, at least 50 feet In depth. The horse was drowned.,'. WASHINGTON NOT A WATER WAGON Thirsty Residents Oppose the Saloon Restriction Bill of Senator Works [Special Dispatch to The Call] WASHINGTON, June Senator Works of California is looming very large In Washington Just now, not only because of his efforts to lecture the senate Into good behavior, but because of his campaign to reform the district of Columbia. The senator's bill re stricting the number of saloons in the national capital to 100 and their loca tion to the business districts has created a storm of opposition which Is not confined to the members of con gress who feel that In the warm weather It would be a hardship to walk from Capitol hill to. the business dis trict to get a drink.' "Differences of opinion between the commissioners- of the district and Sen ator" Works over the merit of the Works bill cropped out at the meeting of the district committee this morning. The commissioners recently made an adverse report on Works* bill, and while Engineer Commissioner Judson was before the committee today he said that the people of the district, generally, are not In favor of the bill. "I do not think It Is for them to de termine," replied Works In substance. "This Is the national capital and be longs to all the people of the country. It is a question for, them to determine through their representatives here."' : The men of the district do not take kindly to the suggestion that they should have ho say In the number of saloons they may have. Benato'r Works, however. toltTthe commissioners plain ly that he was not deterred by their adverse report, and that he would make a fight for the enactment of his saloon bill. He believes that the 500 saloons In the district are really more than- should be allowed. -People who live here, however, insist that ilf they can not have the ballot they should at least have their say about saloons. GERMANS THRONG TOWARD TURNFEST Competitive Singing Will Be a Feature at Los Angeles [Special Dispatch to The Call] ' LOS ANGELES, June 23."Wilkom mens" In all their broad German cor diality of greeting today complimented the assembling turners, who are ar riving In greater numbers than even the committee expected for the sixth turnfest of the Pacific circuit. .*'- v" The formal program opened tonight with a reception In Turner hall. Carl Entermann, fest president, de livered the address of welcome tonight. E. L. W. Rudolph, president of the Los Angeles society, bade the guests wel come. . Three cups will be awarded the saengerfest branches of the turn vereln for competitive singing. The first prize is the turn verein Germanla cup of Los Angeles, the second the Carl Entermann Jewelry company, cup. and the third the Louis Roeder cup. -. £ The Judges will not see the singers, and will not know, who they are. They are A.YVyillhartltz. A. J. Stamm and J. A. Anderson, all of whom are outside the organization. * FOURTEEN YEAR OLD LAD SAVES SMALL BOYS LIFE Youth Rescues Cardan Boyce, Who Was Drowning. [Special Dispatch to The Call] NAPA, June 23.—Glenn White, 14 years old, made an heroic rescue of Carden Boyce, an 11 year old boy, from drowning in the Napa river here today. Boyce had climbed out to a bulkhead to fish, his 12 year old cousin. eßatrice Rainey, being with him. Boyce fell Into the water, a distance of 10 feet, and sank twice. Young White was In a rowboat; 100 yards away and, seeing the fall, hastened to Boyce's assistance and pulled him into the boat. '.. :"'"•■';* INDICTED MEAT KINGS DENIED A CORONATION Instead Armour et al. Must Go to Trial November 5 CHICAGO, i June 23--J. Ogden Ar mour ! and other Indicted meat packers were' this afternoon denied a bill 'of particulars \ setting forth'more specific, ally the defendants' alleged violation of the Sherman; anti-trust act. The re fusal, which came from Judge Carpenter of ', the federal district court,-was ac companied by an order that the packers plead * not later than July 6, and* that the case go to trial November 5. SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1911. BANDITS BLOW UP BANK, GET $7,OOO AND FLEE TOP Cut Telegraph and Telephone Wires Before Using Dyna mite on Vaults Robbery Timed to Get Payday Money of Match Company Employes « ■■■ a a e*t >• , . • Hundreds Scour Mountains in Search of Robbers, Who Elude Pursuers [Special Diipatch to The Call] STIRLING CITY, June 23.—After cutting the telegraph and tele phone wires leading to all out side points, robbers dynamited the three vaults of the Stirling City tank at an early hour this morning and made good their escape after obtaining approximately $7,000 In coin. " ■».".- Although hundreds of men have taken part in the man hunt, scouring the mountains near by, the dynamiters have not been apprehended. The only clew that gives promise of results was a report received late this afternoon that two men heavily armed had been seen hurrying along the trail leading to the Quincy road, a highway that since the construction of the Western Pacific sees little traffic. A posse was sent out at once. Three suspects, were taken Into cus tody at Orovllle today, but after in vestigation were released. The detonation of the explosion aroused many persons, but as there has been heavy blasting in the vicinity, no attention was paid to it. The first in timation of the robbery * came this morning when the wrecked interior of the bank was seen. Little damage was done to the building. Following the robber?-, the thieves broke into a section house of .the. Butte county railroad and obtained a gravity car. It Is believed that this was a blind to throw the officers off the trail and that after taking the car.?%nd con cealing It the men struck across coun try toward the "Western" Pacific.£ ''%*&■ "Sheriff Webber came here' this morn ing. He was Joined on the way by deputy sheriffs. Mills of the Diamond match com pany were closed that employes might Join 'in the man hunt. As all wires were down It wfts necessary that, a special engine be obtained and a run made to Chlco to Inform the authori ties. The crime was carefully timed and was committed Just before the Diamond match company's pay day. Major A. F. Jones of Chlco, president of the bank, said the loss was covered by burglar Insurance. Other officers of the bank are W. P. Lynch, vice presi dent; Frank Thatcher, V. S. Wooley, A. Armbruster and W. M. Clough. di rectors, and W. J. Stoddard, cashier..* SANTA FE IS BLOCKED IN RAISING ITS RATES Interstate Commission Suspends Effort at Increase WASHINGTON, - June Tariffs filed with the interstate commerce commission by the Santa Fe system of railways, making advances In rates on barley, wheat and bran, today, were suspended by the commission from the effective date of the tariffs, July 6, un til November 3 next. The advances, amounting to about' 10 per cent, are regarded by. shippers as excessive. An Inquiry will be made by the commis sion. ' '•'"'".'*: STRACEY COAL LAND CLAIMS IN JEOPARDY Claimants Must Prove Validity of Their Titles SEATTLE, June 23. —The 40 claim ants of the Straeey coal land group in Alaska have, been notified by the Ju neau land office to show cause within 30 days why the claims should, not be recommended ,to the \ commissioner of the general land office for cancellation. A special agent of the general land of fice ha* filed charges against the va lidity of the claims. .*, * . . FIRST BOAT FROM NOME BRINGS $65,000 IN DUST Army Officer a Passenger With Lieutenant's Body / SEATTLE. Wash., ; June 23.—The steamship Senator, the first boat from Nome, arrived, today with -$65,000 of' gold dust and 26 j passengers. Among the passengers was* Colonel R. C. Van Vliet, who brought down the body of Lieutenant S. B. West, of New Hamp shire, who was frozen to death In a blizzard, near Nome, last winter. ■ SEAMEN ACCEPT TERMS AND STRIKE IS ENDED ■SOUTHAMPTON,' June 23.—The strike of seamen * which < has seriously incon venienced many shipping. lines, . was ended today when the employes of the White Star line accepted the terms of the company and - returned to work. The ; other lines had already compro mised with the strikers. Chaos Reigns in Mining Exchange Bucketers Invade Legitimate Field Business Leeches Try to Tamper With Firm Stocks John Walls Heads Gang That Wishes to Raid on Comstock THE mining exchange, in Bush street, famous throughout , the world, has been thrown into, a condition of commercial chaos through the machinations of a clique of bucket shoppers and brigand brok ers. I Like a pirate crew, they have Continued on rage IS, Column 1 I LOCAL MINING MAN MARRIES ABROAD Will Rothwell's Widow to Be- come Bride of R. J. Kerr in London MOBERLT. Mo., June 23—At the apartments of John Hays Hammond in London tomorrow: Mrs. Will A. Roth well, widow of the former democratic national committeeman from this state, and Robert J. Kerr, a wealth^ mine and oil' operator of San Francisco,- will be married. ; The bridegroom Is a close friend of Hammond, who is In England as the representative of the United States at. the coronation of King George. '.. Following the wedding the couple will make a motor car tour through England and parts of the continent. MYSTERY SHIP CHASED BY PORTUGUESE CRUISER Vessel Is Believed to Have Arms for Monarchists ;LISBON (by way of Badjose. Spanish frontier), June 23.A mysterious ship is cruising oft* "the, northern , coast of Portugal. / The vessel, which ! flies the Germain flag, appears to be the steamer Potuto. loaded with arms, including artillery, destined for the Portuguese monarchists. The government cruiser Adamastor and ' the gunboat Sao Rafael Interrupt ed the operations of the steamer while it was endeavoring to land the contra band on the ' coast »of Algarve, the southernmost province of [Portugal. The Potuto then put to sea at full speed, with* the warship in pursuit. HABEAS CORPUS IS HOPE OF MORSE FOR FREEDOM Proceedings Will Be Begun for ; New York, Banker ATLANTA, Ga., June ;, Habeas corpus proceedings looking to the -re lease 5 of.' Charles W. Morse, the New York "banker, from.; the," federal peni tentiary will be begun lin the United States j court • tomorrow. '•'■ This was an nounced by Morst's attorneys this aft , ernoon. * - t .' Three of the officers of the Mining exchange in Bush street, who have practically allowed bucket shoppers to obtain control of the stock market, despite the objection of members. TENNIS PLAYER HACKETT A CRUEL MAN HIS WIFE SAYS [Special Dispatch to The Call] RENO, June 23.—Reciting many al leged acts of cruelty and declaring that her husband had accused her unjustly of having a dozen affinities. Mrs. Har riet J. Hackett tonight Informed Judge French In the district court of her rea sons for desiring a legal separation from Harold H. Hackett, the world famous tennis player. * Mrs. Hackett said that her husband had often declared that his business and tennis playing demanded all of his at tention, and consequently he could give her no attention. FIRST MACHINERY ON CANAL . WILL BE BROUGHT ;TO FAIR [Special Dispatch to The Call] WASHINGTON, ; June '".; Colonel Goethals has just sent word to Wash-; ington that in the collection of old French machinery, at the Panama canal to he sent to'the United. States for sale as scrap: care ; will be taken to preserve a, number of typical machines and pieces of equipment so that they may , be available for exhibition at the Pan ama-Pacific exposition in San Francisco in 1915. Colonel Goethals Is interested In the exposition ,and* would like __ to see as UPRIGHT LIFE MAY SAVE OLD CATTLE RUSTLER FROM JAIL [Special, Dispatch to The ] Call] PORTLAND, June 23.— Kilman,', alleged cattle' rustler and all >round bad man, wanted as a fugitive from jus tice "from *Waynesburg, Mo., will not be turned over to the Missouri authori ties if j. Circuit Judge ;A. F. Cantenbeln can be shown ' that since Kilman came here, six years ago and; assumed' the name: of '-. G. '.. W. Smith,", he . has led > an honorable and industrious life. - Two • hundred neighbors .of ■ "Smith", C THE WEATHER " ; V'" YESTERDAY — Highest temperature, 58; / }pwest Thursday night, 50. . „ FORECAST FOR TODAY—Fair, warmer; ', /moderate west wind. On one occasion, said the plaintiff, she and her two children were 111 .with ptomaine poisoning and her husband was summoned.' He arrived at 5 o'clock In the morning and wanted to discuss expense accounts when she was too ill to enter into conversation. •He : left two * hours later ; and it was not until several months afterward that he again called,: she . testified. On an other occasion he publicly accused her of having a dozen affinities. . This she indignantly denied. . , '.';.'*. The case was ordered submitted. many exhibits as possible showing the exact work that was accomplished and the up to date 1 machinery of the United States government- as compared to the antiquated machinery that was used by the French engineers In'their day.v He believes that there should be ; a' fine model of 'the canal with water running through; it on exhibition in one of the main exposition buildings. ■ Men on the canal, he says in his let ter,' are intensely interested In the San Francisco exposition. . t say he is an exemplary citizen and have petitioned the court not to sanction his removal from this state to Missouri. Kilman is alleged (by the 'Missouri .authorities >to have 'jumped* his; appeal bond, after having been ; convicted and sentenced 11 years ago in that state for tattle stealing. ;*;• / . He was arrested here several'days ago, ,* and .an officer : from • Missouri .. is on his way to Portland;expecting .to take his prisoner back to Missouri. ; * PRICE FIVE CENTS. KING GEORGE PARADES IN STREETS Multitudes Line Thoroughfares Through Which Royal ; Party Drives RULER AND HIS QUEEN ; BOW RIGHT AND LEFT Monarch Waves His Hand to Ambassador Hammond and Distinguished Guests RAIN MARS ELECTRICAL CELEBRATION AT NIGHT . ,■ : " *:. . •*. ,*?,-,* ; ■/ King George V Thanlss I Taft for His Message WASHINGTON. Jane King George of England has' sent the following reply to <j."President Taft's congratulations upon the occasion of hi* coronationi "I heartily thank you and the people of the United States for the very kind congratulations which you offer me on this great and solemn day and for the good wishes which you expressed for the pros perity of , the British dominion nnd for the welfare of myself and my family. I heartily recipro cate your wishes that the friendly relations between the United States and my country may ever continue."' -TVONDON, June. 23.—A heavy LONDON. June 23.—A sunset, rain, which began at sunset, jL-j brought bitter disappointment ;-.;■. to hordes of persons who were bent upon celebrating as a climax to; the royal progress of King George j and Queen Mary: through; the streets today. Thousands had planned to view the illuminations," and wheeled traffic was' barred from the principal I streets. The illuminations everywhere were, turned on at dusk and sparkled their, brightest in the rain," but only a frac tion of the crowds expected turned I out to witness the effective display., These enjoyed the electric emblems, in clubland and along Piccadilly, where the mansions of John Hay*' Hammond, American ambassador, to j the coronation, of Lord Rothschild, of | the duke of Wellington and of the duke of Devonshire were a mass of glowing colors, and on business houses down the Strand to the heart of the» city. .. ■ ; Streets Traversed i The feature of the day was the royal i progress through seven miles of Lon-; don streets, over a long route through: the . poorer section south of the! Thames. With the gaudy Indian troops, colo-I nials and detachments of Great Brit-1 am's finest soldiers in line, the pro cession made a fine pageant.; A great and constantly changing throng remained in front of Bucking ham palace all. afternoon. The king and queen and the prince of Wales several times appeared on the, balcony waved their hands and the enthusiasm of the people ea«-h time was given vent to In a great roar of cheers. ""There was a great dinner at the for eign office tonight, where Sir Edward Grey, the foreign minister,' entertained in state King George and the members of the royal family and all the visiting royal personages and the special repre sentatives to the coronation. King Salutes Americans ; The duke of Argyll, Prince Henry of • Battenburg. Princess.Louise of Batten- j burg and Miss Campbell, a niece of "the j duke Argyll, were conspicuous in 'a,, distinguished company of .125- persons • who .witnessed the royal progress from j Stratton house, the residence of * John ' Hays Hammond. A large American '• flag floated over the house. The royal ' party, with Mr. and Mrs. Hammond, occupied a window In the 'ballroom, and as King George and Queen. Mary passed the monarch recognized them and exchanged salutations. Luncheon Follows - Luncheon was served "after the pro cession; had passed. Whitelaw . Reid, the j American-ambassador, and -Mrs. Reid attended this, and in addition there were 2' present the staffs : of the special and regular embassies, a dozen officers from the United States battle ship Delaware, Mrs. Robert Bacon, wife of the American ambassador to France; Miss Bacon-Robert Bacon Jr., Mrs. An drew Carnegie and Miss Carnegie, Lord Decles, Lord Fairfax,; Consul General Griffiths, and Mrs. Griffiths, Sir 'John Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Taft and Miss Taft, Mrs. John Ward, W. L. A. Burdett-Coutts, Ingram Blake, Mr. and s Mrs. Will lam •" Croker, Albert 'S.