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>!Bhl. "«. For rtetniU «»f the Wvxther nee Page 12. The San Francisco Bank Clearings for the week ending January 4 were $ e 4,f97,*32.63 As against $50,047,284.78 for the same week in 1912 * VOLUME CXIIL—NO. 37. POWERS TAKE STEPS WHICH PROMISE END OF DEADLOCK Fhrough Ambassadors in London and Constanti nople, European Nations Exert Strong Pressure on Sublime Porte in Favor of Moderation With View to Understanding That the Balkan Envoys Can Con cur In as Basis of Peace EXPECTED RUPTURE MAY BE PREVENTED Unless Some Sudden Change Develops Turkey Will Pre sent New Terms at To day's Conference Designed to Pave Way for Another Rectification of Thracean Frontier, Which Will In clude Ceding of Adrian- cple and Crete to Allies LONDON, Jan. s.—The danger of a rupture tomorrow of peace negotia tions seems to have beei. > averted by the probability that Turkey will make fresh concessions which will allow the allies to enjoy a holiday during the festivities in connection with the Christmas celebration of the orthodox church. From authoritative sources It Is stated that the powers, through their ambassadors here and In Constanti nople, have exerted strong pressure in Constantinople in favor of moderation, the Balkan representatives have ; l^en urged to be patient before break- i ing off negotiations, especially as they ran lose nothing by waiting, their po sition being stronger than that of Tur key. KPFORTS OF POWERS SI CCEED The efforts of the powers appear to fcave been successful on both sides. Thus, unless some sudden change develops at the last moment, Reschid Pasha will present, Monday, new terms, which will comprise another rectifica tion of the Thracean frontier, bringing it farther east, perhaps to Dedeagalch, but not yet Including Adrianople, and possibly the cession of Turkey's rights rete, directly to the allies. After representations had been made to them, Doctor Daneff, Premier Veni- j Kflos, ML Novakovitch and M. Miyus koTltcfa met today and decided to give Turkey a further period of grace, tak ground that the submission of terms will be proof of a dispo ion on the part of Turkey to reach a satisfactory solution. MIST CEDE A.DRIANOPLE They propose to submit the new terms to their governments for study and await further instructions, and will suggest an adjournment of the confer ence probably until Friday, the third day after their Christmas, at the same time emphasizing the absolute neces sity of Turkey meeting the terms of the allies, particularly with respect to Adrianople. The powers continue to exercise pres- re in Constantinople, aiming to dem onstrate to the porte that resistance only would lead to graver losses. The impression Is that Turkey will end by ceding Adrianople. and that this will be done without any serious re pults, such as are predicted by Turkish sympathizers, or threatened by Con stantinople. "Whenever Turkey is about to suffer territorial amputation the specter of Mussulman fanaticism is raised and as sistance !s sought from Great Britain and France, which have in their do minions millions of Mussulmans, who are pictured as being ready to rise iv sympathy. -NO RiS|\<;s rcVER CO>IK The Turkish empire, however, gradu ally has been dismembered without the Mussulman dragon ever awakening ■•either at abroad, and experts :fairs interpret this to that the Mussulmans themselves invinced that they Care Wetter un der their present rulers. Advancement has been made by Rus sia and France in their etTorts to induce Jtaly to use its good offices in Vienna. with the object of turning over Scutari to Montenegro instead of Including that town in Albania. It is believed that Italy, as the ally of Austria, and also because of the relationship between the Savoy and Afpntenegrin royal families, may succeed in accomplishing , this, while X the same proposition were urged by the administrations in Paris and St. Petersburg it might assume the character of the triple entente opposing tii- triple alliance. "The People's Newspaper ,, CENTENARIAN AND STILL AT WORK "Auntie* Louisa' Morgan, 102 Years Old, Tells Judge Her Labor Supports Niece (Special Dispatch to The Call) PITTSBURG, Pa., Jan. s.—"Auntie" Louisa Morgan, 102 years old, appeared in court as a witness and in a clear voice testified that she worked to sup port an Invalid niece. Auntie Morgfan was born In Wales July 23, 1811. She recalls the night i ferar father and threo brothers went to ; the battle of Waterloo. The brothers I never came back. The father was wounded in the side, but lived to be I 112 years o!J. Her mother died at the agre of 111 years. This venerable woman smokes four or five pipes of strong tobacco each day. "I didn't start smoking: until I was nearly 75," she said today. "I found it soothed me some nights when I could not sleep soundly." BRIDGIE WEBBER'S PAL HELD IN OPIUM NET Suitcase of Drug; and Smoking; Pnra- phrrnalia Found tn San Fran cisco Lodging House J. Morris, thought to be a former as sociate of "Bridgie" Webber, who was connected with the Rosenthal murder case, and Robert Lelthold were ar rested early yesterday morning in a lodging house at 228 Jones street and charged with violating the federal opium laws. They had a suitcase full of opium smoking paraphernalia, in cl'iding several cans of the drug. The capture of the men followed 12 hours oX work by Detective la Place, whose attention was first drawn to them by their suspicious care of a suitcase on the street. Mi'iris boasted that he had left New York with Webber, whose flight kept the police of the nation on the look out for him In the early days of the trial of Police Lieutenant Becker. MAJ. DAINGERFIELD DEAD Brother In Law of Keene Never Knew of Financier's EikT (Specia! Dispatch to The Call) LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. s.—Major Foxall Alexander Daingerfield, scholar, soldier, sportsman of the old school and the first and foremost of the men in this couTitxy in the application t>t j the knowledge and* science of breeding thoroughbred running horses, died In a hospital in this city today. Major Daingerfield was the brother in law of James R. Keene and was the manager of that distinguished financier's great stud of thoroughbred horses. He never knew of Keene's death. FORMER OFFICER TAKEN Erstwhile Member of Stockton Force Accused of Stealing Flour (Special Dispatch to The Call) STOCKTON, Jan. s.—John Sawyer, formerly a member of the Stockton police department and later constable of Stockton township, was arrested today by Detective Jack Donahue at his home in the northwestern section of the city on a charge of stealing more than 500 sacks from a local flour mill. Sawyer was employed as night watch man at the mill. LANDSCAPE ARTIST HELD Peculiar Actions of Anthony Hunt at White House Cause Detention WASHINGTON, Jan. s.—Peculiar ac tions of Anthony Hunt of the fashion able north shore suburb of Chicago, landscape artist and member of the University club of that city, while at the "White house late today In an ef fort to see President Taft, caused his arrest by the police. He is being held for examination as to his mental con dition. THREE SHOT IN HOLDUP nighnavman Killed and Companion Woanded In Pistol Duel SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. s.—John Moore, 30 years old, was killed; Ed Collins, 27, was shot In the neck, and John Byliings, a Snohomish policeman, was shot In the leg early this morning in a pistol battle that began when Moore and Collins attempted to hold up a saloon at .Snohomish, a town 30 miles north of her<\ 81; ILL FOR FIRST TIME John Bnmn. ISoted Painter of Boy Life, Indieposed (Special Dispatch to The Cill) NEW YORK, Jan. s.—For the first time in his 81 years John Brown, the well known painter, whose specialty nas been depicting of boy life, is con fined to his home by illnerts. His con dition early in the week alarmed hia family. Brown attributes his freedom t rora bodily ailments in his fourscore years to his love of exercise and his simplicity in living. CUSPIDOR CENSUS TAKEN Uouv of Representatives "Credited" by Enumerator With 233 WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 5.—"A cuspidor census" has been officially tiled in the house by Head Doorkeeper Slnnott. The statistics were for the house of representatives and showed 233 cuspidors. Sinnott "credits" seven cuspidors to the naval committee, five to the boy pages, four to former Speaker Cannon, three to Speaker Clark, one to Minority Leader Mann and the rest scattering." w THE San Francisco CALL WOMEN WORKERS RIOT FURIOUSLY AT BIG MEETING They Storm Doors of New York Hippodrome About Fifteen Thousand Strong and Many Are Trampled Underfoot in Wild Crush to Hear Labor Leaders POLICE POWERLESS TO CONTROL CROWD Clothes Are Torn to Tatters, Hats Demolished, Heavy Glass of Doors Shattered —Mrs. Belmont Present (Special Dispatch to The Call) NEW YORK, Jan. s.—Fifteen thou sand needle workers, chiefly women, stormed the doors of the Hippodrome this afternoon to get into a meeting called by the Ladies' Waist Makers' union preparatory to voting on a gen- eral strike in connection with that of the Garment Makers' union. In the crush when the doors were thrown open a score of women were trampled underfoot. Clothes w£re torn, hats demolished and the heavy glass of the doors smashed. The police reserves were called from the Fiftieth street station to reinforce Inspector Callahan. Captain Gilligar. and the 30 men already on the scene. For a while the traffic was blocked In Sixth avenue. The meeting was called for 2 o'clock. Eugene V. Debs and other labor leaders were advertised to speak. By noon Sixth avenue and the side streets were jammed with a huge waiting throng. WOMEN ARE KNOCKED DOWX "When the doors were flung open at last there was a wild rus-h to get in. Men and women struggled with one J another to force their way to the doors, ■if" , '":<? p>'icei;?e:: were swept off their feet The police dragged themselves oat for a moment and then began to try fruitlessly to Bfcove the crowd back. They had no chance. Woman after woman was knocked down to be dragged from under the feet of the crowd by the policemen. In a few minutes more than 6,000, chiefly women, had fought their way into the Hippodrome and the manager ordered the doors shut. This could not be done until the reserves had arrived and presented a solid front to the mob. Nearly 10,000 were turned away. These were addressed by minor labor leaders, who soon had a large group of auditors about them, although the police kept most of the crowd mov ing. MRS. BELMONT OCCUPIES HOI For a while it was only with great difficulty that lanes were kept open to permit the passage of the streetcars. The disorder at the Hippodrome scarcely had been checked when Mrs. O 11. P. Belmont arrived. She was led to a box near the stage, which she occupied during the meeting, list ening to the speeches with apparent interest. Besides Eugene Debs, who was the principal speaker, Frank Morrison, sec retary of the American Federation of Labor; Hugh Frayne, general organ izer of the federation; Miss Josephine Casey of Chicago; Abraham Cahan, editor of a labor paper; Mayor London and Jacob Pankon also addressed the meeting. FOURTH AIR HOSE VICTIM "Joke ,, Perpetrated by Fellow Work- man Result* in Fatality (Specie! Dispatch to The Call) EAST CHICAGO, Ind., Jan. s.—The fourth victim of air hose "jokes" to die in agony In the steel mill region is Joseph Astin, 17 years old. A fel low workman applied the pneumatic hose, with a pressure of 100 pounds to the inch", to Astin"s body. Astin'a intestines and stomach were torn, and the veins and arteries of his body dis tended to four times their normal size. STEEL HEIRESS IN SUIT 11. H. Gary's Daughter Asks Divorce in Illinois Court <Sp»Hal Dispatcb to The Call) WIIEATON, 111.. Jan. s.—Mrs. If. \Y. Sutcllffe, daughter of E. I[. Gary, chairman of the United States Steel corporation, has filed suit in Wheaton for divorce. She charges desertion. No alimony is asked. The Sutcliffes have lived apart two years, according to her attorney. Incompatability is the ground for the action. ' : ',t I ASTRONOMER SWIFT DIES American Savant Who Discovered 15 Cometa Victim of Paralysis BINGHAMPTON, N. T., Jan. s.—Dr. Louis Swift, America's great astron omer, died early today at his home in Marathon, following a stroke of paral ysis New Year day. Doctor Swift dis covered more than 1.300 nebulae, or "little worlds," and 15 comets. SAN FRANCISCO. MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 1913. Hatpin Pierces Caruso Tenor Exclaims 'Ouch!' Gcraldine Farrar listening to a talking machine s rendition of a song in her own voice. Encounters! Steel Point While Siting With (Special Dispatch to The Call) NEW YORK, Jan. s.—Enrico Caruso has been an admirer of Jeweled hat pins, but after a brief encounter with the sharp point of one worn by Ger aldine Farrar the star tenor has ex pressed a change of mind. The accident, which rendered useless for several minutes a perfectly good thumb, occurred in the first act of "Tosca."' which" was? having its season's premiere at the Metropolitan opera bouee. Caruso had poured forth his golden tones in his first aria, and Mario Cava radassi advanced toward the Tosca of the moment to demonstrate the extent of the affection he had been proclaim ing vocally. Taking the lovely Tosca into his arms, the tenor embraced her with real istic ardor and flung his good right arm about the lady's neck. That finafl move proved disastrous. Tt ended by lmpalins a stubby digit upon an unyielding point of steel, and persons sitting in the first row of orchestra chairs say that Caruso ejacu lated "Ouch!" At all events, he shook his arm and hand after the fashion of a schoolboy, stuck thr> injured thumb in his mouth and then applied his handkerchief to the slight wound. Misa Farrar laughed and the audi ence laughed, but Caruso only frowned. SACRIFICE FOR COLLEGE By Menial Tank* 200 Glrle Raise Fund COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.. Jan. 5.—- By going without chicken at their Sun day dinners, by washing hair at 25 cents a head, cleaning rooms and other menial tasks, the 200 girls of the four dormitories of Colorado college have raised $9,300 toward a $50,000 endow ment fund needed to secure $100,000 offered for a gymnasium by Mrs. A. D. Jullliard of New York city. E. P. Shove, a retired business man here, has offered to give $1 for each one they raise. VETERAN SCOUT IS DYING Oliver P. Wlßßlne, Trapper With Kit < arson, Near End DENVER, Jan. s.—Oliver P. Wiggins, trapper with Kit Carson, veteran of the Mexican war and chief of scouts with General Heath in the Indian wars, is near death at his home here. Some weeks ago Wiggins suffered a stroke of paralysis from which he never ral lied. No hope is held out for his re covery. He is 90 years of age. BEGS "SOLACE" OF CELL Restless Stranger Say* He la Wanted In South for Embezzlement SPOKANE. Wash., Jan. s.—After walking the streets most of the night, "sleepless," he said, "seeking solace for my soul," A. J. Stenzel asked a police man here early today to take him into custody, saying that he was wanted in Galveston, Texas, for the embezzle ment of $5,800 from the Citizens' Na tional bank of Galveston. of which he says he was assistant cashier. for Dormitory The apartment house, of an artistic stucco exterior, contained 26 apart ments, all but two of which were occu pied at the time of the fire. But for the fact that the fire was discovered before Jit had reached the various exits, it is believed a number of fatalities would have resulted. FIRE STARTS IH BASEMENT According to an investigation by Fire Chief James Kenney and testimony of the house employes the flre is believed to have started in a castiron flume in the basement which contained the gas pipes and electric wires, and which ex tended to the top of the building. Sim ultaneously at 8:40 o'clock fire broke out in several places on different floors. The alarm was quickly turned in and the guests notified to leave at once. The tenants on the first two floors managed to save most of their valu j ables, Aut the occupants of the third J floor lost everything. It was in an endeavor to save some highly valued ,keepsakes that Mrs. Ayr re-entered I the building with her daughter and "An Independent Newspaper ,, \ SOCIETY WOMEN RESCUED AT FIRE Two Narrowly Escape Death When Flames Gut Apart ment House (Special Dispatch to The C«ll) BERKELEY, Jan. 6.—Mrs. Washing ton Ayr and her daughter. Miss Mabel Ayr, well known society women of the bay cities, narrowly escaped death to night, when they were hemmed in by flames on the top floor of the three story Mansions apartment house at 2533 Charming way. The building was gutted by the fire, which caused a loss estimated at between $50,000 and $60, --000. The house was insured for $40,000. Placing ladders at perilous angles from the roof of an adjoining resi dence, members of the Berkeley flre department climbed through the smoke and flames to the window where the two women, half suffocated, yvere pre paring to jump 30 feet to the lawn below, and brought them in safety to the ground. Both Mrs. Ayr and her daughter received slight burns and were overcomfs by shock. The firemen escaped injury. ENTIRE BLOCK THREATENED For three hours the fire department, assisted by a company from Oakland, fought desperately to prevent the fire from sweeping the entire block of hand some residences. Several times adjoin ing dwellings caught fire, but the in cipient blazes were extinguished before gaining a foothold. At midnight the flre was under control, though the ruins ! of the apartment house were still blaz- i ing. Continued on I'ajte 2t Column • THREE VESSELS DASHED TO DESTRUCTION NEAR SAN DIEGD; MANY LOST Seven Men, Including Two United States Immigration Inspectors, Drown When Government Launch Eliza beth, Fishing Power Boat Old Nick and Unidentified Sloop Are Swept Ashore at Point of Rocks and Im perial Beach by High Wind and Raging Seas TWO, AFTER BATTLING BRAVELY WITH SURF, SUCCEED IN GETTING TO SHORE Sheriff, Notified That Five Mariners Were Frantically Waving Signal of Distress From Wave Battered Craft, Sends to Scene Deputies, Whose Futile All Night Search Ends at Daylight When All That Can Be Found Is Rudder and Part of Upper Works SAN DIEGO, Jan. s.—The greatest marine disaster in the vicinity of San Diego in many years occurred Saturday night at Point of Rocks and Imperial beach, when three small vessels were swept ashore by the high wind and raging sea and dashed to pieces. The ill fated craft were the United States immigration inspectors' cruiser launch Elizabeth, the fishing power boat Old Nick of San ! Diego and an unidentified sloop. ALL TRACES OF WRECKAGE REMOVED Seven men are known to have been drowned, while two, after battling bravely with the surf, succeeded in getting ashore. The total loss of life may never be learned owing to the fact that the number of occupants of the third vessel, the sloop, is unknown, the seas removing every trace of the wreckage with the exception of the rudder, and part of the upper works. The known dead are: Gus T. Jones, United States immigration inspector. Daniel Kuykendall, United States immigration inspector. G. Gorolami, engineer of the immigration launch Elizabeth. Anton Basil, a local fisherman. Clarence Hill, Pacific fleet boatman. Tim Good, engineer,of the Old Nick. Pete, a friend of Good. The known saved are Frank Stout, partner of Hill, and Nick Demitleff, owner of the Old Nick. THIRD CRAFT'S CREW PERISH The scene of the wreck is about 15 miles south down the Pacific coast. The third vessel, the sloop, was wrecked about a mile this side of the other ill fated craft and is? supposed to have had a crew of at least three men. It is probable that these were lost in addition to the seven known to have perished. The first word of the disaster came last evening, when F. W. Taylor of Imperial Beach telephoned to Sheriff Jennings in San Diego that a vessel, a sloop, was reported ashore several miles south of Imperial and that five men were frantically waving signals of distress from the wave battered craft. The sheriff at once sent three men to the scene. But they could ac complish nothing. The night was very dark and tremendous seas were break ing on the shore. The sheriff's men could not discern the sloop, and it was only when daylight came that the wreckage was discovered. FIND TRACES OF DISASTER When the news of the wrecks spread through this city this morning, Immi gration Inspectors Wadham. Keep and Conklin hastened down the const. Near the mouth of the Tia Juana river they found the binnacle box of the Eliza beth and a blanket by one of the miesing inspectors. Charles Osburn, who has several sloops engaged in fishing: in southern waters, went to the scene of the dis aster today to Identify, if possible, the wreckage of the sloop. He expressed the belief that it was a fishing boat, but whether It had belong-d in Pan Diego or San Pedro he could not say. HUGE BREAKERS POl\D COAST Point of Rocks is feared by fisher men who ply along the southern coast. In rough weather the seas are very high there and the shore is dangerous because of the rocks. Ostourn says that when ho r I*l ted the place today breakers IT> feet high were pounding upon the coast. Captain Dimitiff of the Old Nick, after describing the gale and high seas, thus related the story of the wreck of his boat: '•Good was in the engincroom trying to start the power and all of us had life preservers on. I heard Ktout cry: 'Hold on, boys' and then the boat turned clear over and sank like a stone. THIRD TIME HE IS AVRECKJBD "I did not see any of the party after that until I saw Stout the next morn- Ingr. I swam ashore and beat my way Inland against the storm. I had no shoes and my feet were torn by cactus and I cut myself on three barb wire fences before I came to the btoM of a man named Menser. He toofe mo in and gave me coffee and some clothes. My boat was a total loss. This is the third time I have been wrecked on this coast.' . Frank Stout, the Ottttf? survivor, a powerful man v.ith only one ii ir> . s I that he was washed ashore. 1 1 pressed surprise that the others did "HEATHER FORECAST: Fair: mo«'era<> northrsint nlnd. I, $2,200--U;NCn COUNTER ami RESTAtItANT. ■ loin? $SO a day business; best payhisr place TPIKEK BIG GENUINE BARGAINS 5650 — ON GOOD COKNKK, 19 rooms, arranijpii SEE CLASSIFIED PAGES FOR CONTINUATION OF THESE ADVERTISEMENTS PRICE FIVE CENTS. not come ashore in the same way. He said he had to force the water from his lungs five times while the waves were hurling him upon the beach. \O BODIES COME ASHORE Xo bodies have come ashore. One was seen in the surf this afternoon, but subsequently It disappeared and was presumably carried out to sea. Most of the dead men were unmar ried, but Inspector Kuykendall leaves a widow in Los Angeles. Inspector Jones leaves a mother and slater, who livp in Sa.n Angelo, Tex. The launch Elizabeth wm built In San Pedro. It was 34 feet long and had powerful engines. The Old Nick was a sloop launch, 21 feet long and equipped with a 10 horse power engine. LOSS IN SOUTH TO TOTAL MILLIONS T.O.S AXGELES. Jan. 5.—-The wind which began yesterday and before night had reached the proportions of a gal*\ causing damage through a !argr*» portion of southern California, diminished somewhat today, but the weather became colder as It abated. Ice formed to a thickness of half art in many places this morning and a. forecast that the mercury would fall below freezing point again morning caused citrus fruit prow * considerable distress. Damage amounting to millions of dol lars will result to southern California. The local weather forecaster say* the temperature is lower than it has been in 20 years. At all the orange produc ing points the most depressing reports are received. At Riverside, which has laid claim to being In the frostless belt, the ther mometer registers 18 degrees. Nothing short of a miracle can save the crop. li\ San Gabriel, another highly fa- I ROYAL I NESTOR Original London & Cairo Cigarettes Ejfcy,WoM.rr Co. iGI-ieT CALIFORNIA ST.