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VOIAMK (XIII.—NO. 4.
AUSTRO-SERVIAN CRISIS UPSETS EUROPE
Greece Breaks With Bulgaria and Refuses to End the War Until Constantinople Falls
URGED IN HOUSE
Amendment Offered by
Mann Proposing Super
vision of Stocks and Bonds
Prevents Passage of the
i Adamson Bill Providing
for Special Commission
President Taft Sends More
Than 200 Recess Appoint
ments to Senate and Im
mediate Indications of
Movement to Prevent Con
firmation Become Evident
House and Senate at Work
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Progress of Legislation
WASHINGTON, Dec. C—The
day in congress:
Convened at 11 n. in.
Senator McCumber introduced
bill to repeal new-ipapt-r pub licit y
Messace from President Taft,
reviewing American foreign rela
tions, urging that tbe fundamen
tal foreign policies of the nation
be raised a bore the conflict of
Robert Dollar of Sao Francisco
testifying: before comiuerce sub
committee *-e«-on»nieuded changes
tn seamen's involuntary servi
Senator "Penrose introduced
bill for one cent letter postage.
Senator >lc*Cnmber introduced
bill to pension former presidents
as commanders In chief of the
army at $1(M*«0 annually and
$5,000 for former president**'
At 12:30 p. m. the trial of
Judge Robert **V. Archbald on
article* of impeachment began.
Chairman Crawford of claim*
committee gave notice he would
ask for consideration of oinni
biiH claims bills Wednesday.
Convened at noon.
Consideration of Adamson bill
for physical valuation of inter
state railroads was begun.
Representative Levy introduced
resolution directing the secretary
of tbe treasury to deposit in
national banks *50.000,000 to re
lieve the "sharp and active de
mand f«r money.-'
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3.—An amend
ment offered by Republican Leader
Mann, proposing a rigid regulation of
the issuance of stocks and bonds, pre
vented passage by the house today of
the Adamsnn bill that would authorize
a special commission to ascertain the
physical value of railroads and other
interstate carriers, with the view of
aiding the interstate commerce com
tnission In Siting equitable freight
ir on til*- WU, which was favor
ably reported by tho interstate and
foreign commerce committee at the last
session, had been in progress nearly
five hours and a vote was about to be
taken when Mann moved that the
_i measure be sent back to the committee
*h instructions that it be reported
with his proposed section added. After
an extended debate on a point of order
against the amendment the matter went
over until Thursday by unanimous con
Would Limit Stock Issues
Mann's amendment would prescribe
in detail how an interstate carrier
•should incur indebtedness and would
prohibit the issuance of stocks, bonds
or notes except in return for money or
other consideration approved by the
, interstate rnmrncn-- commission.
With a permanent cnrpH of experts
inquiring into the value of carriers' j
property, the proposed law would make
It possible for tl ommerce
commission W of
profits to be realized Ob actual invest
ments, instead of on paper valuations.
•dent Taft sent more than 200
appointments to the Senate to
day and immediately indications of a
movement among some of the demo
cratic senators to prevent their confir
mation became evident. Senator Gore,
It was maid, would have the active sup
port of several colleagues in heading
The campaign is directed especially
against nominations which, it is as
serted, had been postponed from time to
time, thus bringing th* new terms close
-- to the beginning of the democratic ad
ministration. Democratic senators say
that the president already has deprived
the democrat* ol appointing *"n.noo
Continued un I'age 2, Column 5
"An Independent Newspaper"
Physician Takes Fourth Bride
After Being Freed From Wife.
Herself Seven Times Married
Special Dispatch to Tbe Call
REDDING, Dec. 3.—Following fast
upon the annulment of one marriage,
Dr. J. M. Heryford, a veteran physician
of Miilvllle, for the fourth time en
tered the marriage relation in this city
today. April 28, 1911, Doctor Hery
ford married Mrs. Grace M. Cady, a new
arrival from Yamhill county, Oregon.
Site left In a few monu'ls, going to San
Francisco and never returning. Doctor
Heryford tlten learned that she was
still the wife of Clifford C. Cady of
! Yamhill county. Cady wrote to the
doctor not to worry, as she had been
married six times before. Having suc
ceeded today In having his marriage to
j Mrs. Cady annulled, Doctor 'Heryford
hunted up a minister and married Mrs.
j Marilla March, a widow from hla home
I town of Miilvllle, making this hie
j fourth matrimonial venture.
KILLS HIS CHILD
Reconciliation Denied by Wife
He Leaps With Son in Front
of Passing Train
PEATTI.K. "Wash., Dec. 3.—C. A.
Johnson, a stationary engineer, who for
the last eight months had quarreled
repeatedly with his wife, sought a
reconciliation this morning, and, being
Anally repulsed, took his 6 year old
too Douglas to the Oregon ami Wash
ington railway yard, and clasping the
boy in !iis arms ran before the loco
motive of an approaching passenger
train. The boy was Instantly killed,
the body being carried a hundred
yards. The father was tossed aside
with a broken leg and i _|j forehead,
and probably will recover. The family
came to Seattle from Idaho last Sep
tember, and Johnson had repeatedly
left his wife, always taking their boy
EXPERT IS DEAD
W. N. Gladden, Formerly Asso
ciate of President Harri
Special Dispatch to Tbe Call
SANTA ROSA, Dec. 3.—William N.
Gladden, who was associated with
President Harrison in establishing and
conducting the Indianapolis Journal in
1842, died at his home in eHaldsburg
today after a short illness, lie was 86
As a principal of schools, editor and
farmer, he lived In Indiana until 1870,
when he came to Healdsburg and en
gaged in the fruit raising industry,
making peaches and prunes his spe
cialty. He was an authority on fruits.
He came to California across Panama
with his wife in 186!).
DIES AT AGE OF 92
Abraham Darling-ton Took ."art in
.Stirring: Events of Early Days
in CI Dorado
PLACE RVILLE. Dec. 3.—Abraham
Darlington, the oldest continuous resi
dent of El Dorado county, and one of
Its most respected pioneers, died at his
ranch at Weber Creek yesterday even
ing of heart trouble and general decline
at the age of 92. Darlington was a
native of New Jersey and came to
California in ISSO. For about 30 years
he kept a general store in Plavervllle,
bat he retired from active business
life in 1880. In the early days he
helped In the extermination of tho last
remnant of the notorious band of out
laws led by Joaquin Murieta. At that
time he was keeping store at Weber
Creek and the bandits planned to hold
him up and rob lt. News of the in
tended attack leaked out and when the
robbers appeared In the -tore they
face ( ] a force of sheriff's officers who
hidden behind boxes and barrels.
A revolver battle ensued and one of
the bandits was killed and the then
sheriff, Baker, was wounded.
TEN $100 FOR CHRISTMAS
Sacramento Banker "Wills Annual Pres
ent for Sister
Special Dispatch to Tb. Call
Sacramento, Dec. 3.—An annual
Christmas present of $100 is provided
for his sister by the late John L. Hun
toon, a Sacramento banker, in his will
filed today. The sister Is Mrs, F. B.
G<y->drieh of Enfield, Mass., and the
will provides that the present shall be
sent on Christmas day for the Aext 10
years. Huntoon bequeathed $1,000 to
the local Y. W. C. A. and $500 to the
Methodist Episcopal church. The bal
ance of the estate is left to Joseph E.
Huntoon and Eva M. Nickell, his chil
.SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY. DE«"MBEU 4, 1912.-PAGES 1 TO 10.
ARMISTICE PROTOCOL IS SIGNED BY
LONDON, Dec. 3.—The protocol arranging an armistice was
signed late this evening by the Turkish and Bulgarian delegates, the
latter representing also Servia and Montenegro. Prior to this there
had been a long sitting of the Turkish council of ministers to con-
Erlanger's Old Family Skele
tons Bared in Edith St.
Clair's Action Against
Special Diapatcb te Tbe Call
NEW YORK, Dec. B.—A large and
enthusiastic audience, largely chorus
girls and theatrical people, again was
present In the supreme court today,
where the suit of Edith St. Clalr. the
actress, against Marc Klaw of Klaw
& Erlanger was In progress.
Only a few of those who sought en
trance could get Into the courtroom,
but those who did were kept In a con
stant titter by the testimony. First
there was. the testimony of Abraham
L. Erlanger, against whom In reality
the suit is brought, In which he re
newed the attack he made yesterday
on Max D. Steur of counsel for Miss
St. Clalr. He spoke of Steur frequent
ly, Interspersing his* testimony wlti
the term "blackmailer." The lawyer
apparently was unmoved by the accu
Then came his partner, Marc Klaw,
who testified rather reluctantly that
he had signed a contract and issued a
check for $2,1.00 as first payment under
it to Miss St. Clair, and finally Miss St.
Clair herself, who just before recess
took the stand to tell of her accom
plishment as an actress and how she
had been employed by Klaw & Er
langer for 15 years.
Once the twelfth juror could not hear
when Erlanger was testifying.
"Your honor," cried the juror, "make
him speak up. I can't hear a word ex
cept when he calls somebody a liar or
something like that."
Lawyer Mooney, for the plaintiff,
launched irito an attack on Erlanger,
which resulted in the judge cautioning
him to be more orderly. Mooney had
Erlinger testify about a trip he made
to Atlantic City with Elfie Snowdcn and
her mother in 1909.
Erlanger said he had not recalled
that that trip had been mentioned in
the papers of his wife's divorce suit
He said that he and Miss Snowden had
never been put out of the Jones hotel
in Atlantic City.
ACID RUINS LETTERS
IN MANY MAIL BOXES
English Snttrttfcfttrm Extend Their
Raids to Financial District and
Over Wide Area
LOJCDON, Dec. 3.—-The suffragette
raids on post boxes were resumed to
night over a large area, extending
throughout London city to Richmond
In Surrey. A large number of letters
In a Hammersmith box were com
pletely destroyed, the acids entering
the envelopes. The boxes in the finan
cial district were attacked,
BRIDE OF A DAY
SLAYS A WOMAN;
CALLED HER UGLY
Indiana; Wife Resents Re
mark at Wedding Supper
and Shoots Her
Special Dispatch to The Call
LOGANSFORT, Ind., Dec. ''.—Eliza
beth Lang, a bride of one day, tonight
shot and killed Mrs. Mary Copple, who
at the wedding supper last night is al
leged to have told other guests that the
bridegroom had selected an ugly and
worthless woman tor a life partner.
Mrs. Lang was arrested shortly after
the shooting, and made a full confes
sion to the police, expressing pleasure
that she had stopped slanderous re
In her confession, as reported by the
police. Mrs. Lang said:
"Yes, I shot Mrs. Couple. I shot her
down as her two little children stood
beside her, holding to her skirts. I
killed her because she said no man
ought to marry me, ahd that my hus
band would repent.
"She said I was ogly. She said I
was old. I killed her for that, and I
am not a bit sorry for it. She was
jealous of me and would have made my
The shooting followed a conference
of Mrs. Lang with a woman friend, also
a wedding guest, who had repeated the
remarks of Mrs. Mrs. Lang
went to the home of her father, told
him the story and telephoned for the
Vr_*__ttAN PASSieS AWAT -V«ll»j_., IXr*. a,—
James P. Hamilton, a elvU war -eteraa a-id
an old resident of this Hty, parted away un
expectedly late last night, Hamlltoi. waa
former captain of ths yard at Maro Ulmad,
"Air the Sews All the Time"
sider fresh proposals submitted by the allies. Apparently the Greek
delegates did not sign the protocol. At present nothing is known defi
nitely on this point or of the terms of the armistice as revised today,
The attitude of Greece indicates its intention to attack the Dardanelles.
Heads of European governments that figure in the news concerning
the vexed conditions in the old world. The crown prince of the buffer state
of Roumania is consulting with the emperor of Germany; the Grecian king
is angry at Bulgaria's czar for arrogating to himself all the glory of the triumph
over the Turks, and the president of Switzerland has ordered that the little
Swiss army be put on a war footing. There are two views showing the use
of aeroplanes by Bulgarians in scouting operations.
GUY FAWKES HAS
Victim of Titular Alavism Is Ar
rested in Oakland for Dis-
OAKLAND, Dec. 3.—Guy Fawkes,
who asserted that he is a direct de
scendent of the Guy Fawkes who made
English history, is in jail for disor
derly conduct. When Fawkes was;
placed under arrest he was riding In
a boys wagon. He refused to walk
and was taken to jail in the cart.
RENO CIGARETTE FOES
HONOR EX-MRS. McKIM
League Dedicates Pamphlet to Mrs.
Vanderbilt for Aiding Work
During Her Stay
Special Dispatch to The Call
RENO, Dec. 3.—ln recognition of the
fact that she gave $250 to the anti
cigarette and Boy Scout work in Reno
while she was temporarily residing
here pending the outcome of her suit
for divorce from Dr. Smith Hollins Mc-
Kirn of Baltimore, Mrs. Alfred G. Van
derbilt is being honored by an anti
cigarette pamphlet dedicated to her.
The pamphlet Is for distribution among
college students of the Paclflo coast
and contains expressions against
cigarette smoking hy majny college
presidents. It is published by Mrs. G.
W. Ingalla, superintendent of the AnU
eigaretto league of Nevada*
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ALL BUT GREECE
SIDE BY SIDE
Double Funeral in Presidio Dis
closes How Soldier Gave Up
Life for Comrade in Arms
A story of how one soldier met a
tragic death In the Philippines after
his comrade virtually had given up his
life in a pathetic .effort to nurse him
back to health was unfolded yesterday
afternoon at the burial of Privates Lee
G. McFadden and Elijah F. Burress of
the Twenty-fourth infantry, stationed
in the islands, in the Tresidlo national
Several weeks ago, Avhile on sentry
duty at a lonely post in the snake in
fested region of northern Luzon, Pri
vate McFadden was attacked by a mon
ster boa constrictor. The snake slowly
was crushing out his life, when he was
rescued by companions. The injured
man was found to be suffering with
badly crushed lungs.
He would permit no one to nurse him
but his "bunkie" and lifelong friend,
Burress. The two had been school
mates together In the states and dur
ing their army life they had been In
Night and day Burress administered
to his stricken companion, who devel
oped pneumonia. Burress, suffering
from lack of food and continuous con
finement, contracted pnettmonla him
self, and died two days after his
friend passed away.
The two bodies were brought to San
Francisco on the army transport that
arrived here a week ago for burial.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
FROM SERB KING
Belgrade Is Defiant Despite
Fact That Emperor Franz
Josef Has Great Force
Massed to Strike Little
Kingdom Terrific Blow
When Time Is Ripe for
Action Regarding Adriatic
SOFIA IS ANXIOUS
TO FIGHT IT OUT
Military Experts Believe a
Clash Between the Balkan
State and "Dual Mon
archy" Would End in De
feat for Latter-No Impor
tance Attached to Helenic
Withdrawal From League
Spprlal Cable to The Call
Dec. f proposed
peach m London* never
may be* held. * v ■-..' ';■--':■
Tonight Vienna. Budapest, St.
Petersburg. Sofia and Belgrade are in
the throes of fresh excitement.
The clash between Austria and
Servia may happen at any moment.
If it occurs, there is small hope of
averting a war in which the majority.
if not all, the European powers will
A Budapest telegram states that
count yon Berchtold is About to de
mand that King Peter of Servia shall
present himself in full regalia at the
Austrian consulate in Belgrade and
publicly apologize for indignities
which it is alleged the Serbs commit
ted against the Austrian consular
Serbs White With Anger
The Serbs are white with anger.
War would be welcomed by the ex
cited populace of Belgrade tonight,
despite the statement that Austria has
close upon 100,000 troops mobilized
around Selim, just across the Nave
river from* the Servian capital, and
60.000 more in Serajavo, close to the
Servian border of Bosnia.
The Serbs treat the military
strength of Austria with undisguised
contempt. They say that the only
real fighters in the army of the dual
monarchy are with them heart and
soul: that the purely Austrian troops
are "poltroons led by aged asses."
Austria Is ridiculed in the Belgrade
newspapers. On the other hand, ap
peals are made to the patriotism and
friendliness of the Slav races in the
southern and eastern provinces of
Austro-Hung-pry, "which German
usurpers have tricked and attempted
Austrian Army Is Weak
Servia is not alone in doubting the
effectiveness of the Austrian army.
Here lt Is predicted openly that if Aus
tria provokes a war with the Balkan
states it will be whipped badly. Little
Importance was attached to the pecu
liar conduct of Greece. The experts
all along have seen small reason for
glorifying the Greek deeds during the
war. Should the Greeks decide not to
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