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Highest Temperature Yesterday, «2; Lowest AYednes ■■y Might, 44. For details of tbe "Weather sire page 13. SAN FRANCISCO HASI in Golden Gate Park the most beautiful park in the world, 1,013 acres fronting on the Pacific Ocean. VOLUME CXIIL—NO. 62. CURTAIN MAY RISE ON SECOND ACT OF BALKAN WAR NEXT WEEK Allies Serve Notice That Armistice Will Terminate in Four Days, Starting at 7 o'clock Last Night— Turkey's Note to Powers,' However, Is Regarded as Concession Very Close to Demands Made —Asks to Retain Its Holy Places in the City of Adrianople GREAT NATIONS ALL WORKING FOR PEACE Tenor of Ottoman Request to Europe Indicates Mus sulmen Understand That Commercial Countries of Continent Want No Rivals to Hold the Dardanelles — While the Situation Looks Grave on Its Face, Peace Will Doubtless Result Without More Fighting CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. SO.—The Balkan allies today grave notice of the termination of the armistice, the period Of grace of four days to start at 7 o'clock this evening?. Second Act Very Near LONDON, Jan. 30. —The curtain may* rise on the second act of the Balkan war next Monday. The allies denounced armistice at 7 o'clock tonight, and f events take the prescribed course the bombardment of Adrianople will fol low after an interval of four days. Tn fact, it has been scheduled for 7 o'clock Monday evening?. •Yet even at this eleventh hour war in no wise is assured. Only a few hours before the allies proclaimed their mo mentous decision the Ottoman govern ment presented its reply to the joint note of the powers of January 17. Never has a diplomatic problem taken such swift and surprising -nges as these negotiations for pear-e. The young Turks who seized the government with shouts of defiance have undergone a marvelous transfor mation. Instead of drawing the bat tle line at the question of surrender ing Adrianople. they offer a com promise which comes so near meeting the Bulgarian demands that a settle ment should not be impossible, and they leave the Aegean Islands to the disposition of the powers. COMPROMISE NOW POSSIBLE The difference between what Con stantinople ia ready to give and what Bulgaria is willing to accept, has been reduced to such small proportions that even some of the Balkan delegates be lieve a compromise may yet be found. Constantinople now asks simply the retention of that section of Adrianople where the holy shrines are situated. Bulgaria always meant to leave the mosques and shrines to Turkey and even to confer the right of extra terri toriality, this giving them something of the status of the Vatican in Rome. The vital differences between the two nations amount merely to Turkey's demanding the shrines and the sec •Sjtfins surrounding them. 'The Thracean frontier line, there fore, with the exception of the town of Adrianople, practically has been agreed to. MCiMFICAXT STATEMENT Doctor Daneff, head of the Bulgarian delegation, said with reference to Tur key's reply: ■ It is not of a character to form the basis for fresh negotiations." This, however, simply is a public statement, possibly for the purpose of exercising further pressure on Con stantinople. A majority of the allies apparently trust that a compromise will be reached. All the powers have urged the allies to do their utmost to prevent the re sumption of hostilities because of the grave complications that otherwise might arise. Whatever happens, the Greek premier, If. Venizelos, will leave London tomorrow. M. Navakovitch, head of the Servian delegation, has arranged to go home in a day or two, but will return if the negotiations are resumed. Doctor Daneff will leave the beginning of next week. The ambassadorial conference will meet tomorrow morning to consider the porte's reply. Young Turks Talk Boldly l CONSTANTINOPLE, Jan. 30.—1n its reply to the joint note of the powers the Young Turks' government asserts _»'". r boldly. Apart from proposals to divide Ad m i ' Continued on Page 2, Column 2 "The People*s Newspaper" NOTES SENT TO FRIENDS TELL OF ENGAGEMENT Miss Martha K. Foster, whose mar riage will occur soon. Daughter of a Prominent Family to Become Bride of Vallejo Man Mr. and Mrs. Arthur William Fost»r of San Rafael announce the engage ment of their youngest daughter. Miss Martha Kittle Foster, to Samuel Leon- I ard Abbot Jr. of this city. The news Was told yesterday in notes sent by I the parents of the bride elect to friends in this and all of the bay citie*. Plans for the marriage are still in i definite, although the probabilities are I it will be celebrated before the close o the summer. The engagement is one of the most notable of the season, uniting two of the most prominent families in the state. The bride elect is one of the most popular members of the younger set. She made her debut two seasons ago at a. reception given in the famil**. home in San Rafael, and since has been Continued on Page 2. < olun.ii 7 MULE'S KICK BRINGS BACK LOST SAVINGS Oklahoma Farmer Forgot Where He Put Coin. But Swift .Smash Re- Stores His Memory ENID, Okla.. Jan. 30.—A kick on the head by a mule was worth J3,*00 to John Allen a farmer living near here. Immediately after Allen was operated on today for a fracture of the .«kul! which the mule's hoof had inflicted last Saturday lie remembered where he had buried that amount of money in the financial panic of 1907. Allen's memory was impaired by an injury he received when his team ran away and threw him out of a wagon a few days after he had buried the money. It was known that he had withdrawn the money from a bank, &nd ■several persons suspected of stealing Allen's hoard were arrested, but none was convictrd. After the operation made necessary by the mule's kick Allen recovered his memory. FIREMEN ARE ACCUSED OF AIDING "ARSON TRUST" Mea Alleged to Have Been Hired to "Tip Off" Location of Fires to Adjusters CHICAGO. Jan. 30.—City firemen to day were implicated as members of the "arson trust" by an informer who was interrogated at the state attorney's office. According to the informant, firemen were hired for a monetary considera tion to "tip off" *the location of fires so that the work of public-fire insur ance adjusters, who worked in con junction with "torch bearers" and other members of the "trust," might be expedited. None of the firemen has been accused of having participated in the actual work of firing buildings. SUBMARINE LOSES TWO Sailors Swept From Bridge of Craft When Sea Strikes It KEY WEST, Fla., Jan. 30.—The re ported loss of two members of her crew was confirmed on the arrival here of the submarine B2 of the United States flotilla. J. H. Campbell, first class electrician, and L Hurst, machin ist, were swept from the bridge of the submarine Monday night when the ves sel was 40 miles south of the Bruns wick lightship. Ensign A. H. Gray, in command of the submarine, only es caped a similar fate by clinging to the steel rail encircling the bridge. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL fe r AN FRANCISCO. FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1913—PAGES ITO 10.- WILSON HINTS CABINET WILL BE COMPOSITE President Elect Admits Con sidering Others Than Men of Experience in Public Affairs "TRYING TO MAKE A TEAM," HE SAYS Makes Concession to Custom in Deciding to Wear Silk Hat at Inauguration TRENTON, N. J., Jan. 30.-~President elect Wilson permitted himself to be questioned at great length by the cor respondents today about the makeup of his cabinet, and seemingly enjoyed the efforts that were made to obtain information from him. The governor, however, carefully avoided any dis closures. Asked whether any names other than , that of William Jennings Bryan had been suggested for the secretaryship of state, Mr. Wilson said: "About a half dozen." To the Inquiry as to who these men might be, Mr. Wilson. reflected for a moment, but replied that he could not recall off hand because some of these individuals were grouped under lists of names suggested for other portfolios as well. One of the correspondents asked Mr. Wilson if he intended to appoint to his cabinet men of practical experience In public affairs or professional men who had not been in politics. "Both sorts are under consideration," he answered, and then added, with a laugh: "But I am certainly not going to make up my cabinet of college pres idents." The governor said he had decided to follow the usual course and get ac ceptances before announcing his cab inet. He was asked whether he would make public the acceptances as they '.ane to him. "No," he replied, "because I'm really trying to make up a team." He intimated that a possible declina tion of a single portfolio might make it necessary to redistribute the entire cabinet. Kxcept for the visit of Representa- j Continued on Page 2. Column 6 MASONS REDEEM GOLD PLATE FOUND IN PAWN Invitation to President MrKlnley Bought for 51.r.00 by Prominent !>>-»■ York Member* NEW YORK. Jan. 30.—Prominent Ma sons in New York, represented by Ray mond A. Kline of Brooklyn, paid to night $1,500 for the gold Knights Tem plar invitation to President McKinley which was found recently in possession of a pawnbroker, who shortly after ward refused to resell it to Dr. Her manus F. Baer of Mount Vernon for $800. Doctor Baer is the husband of Mabel McKinley, who was a niece of President McKinley. The gold invitation, which was sent to McKinley from California and which Is prized by Masons as a memento of the dead president, will be presented to one of the highest officials in that or der, according to Mr. Kline. Money for the purchase of the Invita tion was collected from Masons in this city, who were greatly distressed to learn that the memento of President McKinley was in a pawnshop. MAUDE YOUNGER PLEADS FOR AN EIGHT HOUR DAY -All Threateed Difficulties Have Van* lulled in California," She Saya la Addreaalng Committee WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.—Miss Maude Younger of San Francisco was among the women from many states who crowded into the rooms of the house committee on labor today to indorse the bill of Representative Peters of Massachusetts, proposing an eight hour day, six days a week, for women workers in the district of Columbia. "They told us that hotel guests ate every day, that cows had to be milked every day, and that busy seasons made it impossible to limit the hours of work of California women," said Miss Younger. "But since we passed the eight hour law there, all the threatened difficulties have disappeared. "The added expense comes not on the manufacturer or merchant, but upon the public; and the people of Cali fornia were very willing to pay the extra tax for the development of a better womanhood." HILL'S DAUGHTER BRIDE Only Few Relatives and Friends At tend Ceremony ST. PAUL, Minn.. Jan. 30.—Miss Rachel Bill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James J. Hill, and Dr. Egil Boeckmann were married today. Only a few rela tives and close friends attended the wedding, which took place at the Hill residence. Rev. Thomas J. Gibbons of St. Luke's church officiated. Doctor Boeckmann is a former Minnesota football star. ANOTHER GRAND PORTOLA FESTIVAL TO BE HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO DURING FOURTH OCTOBER WEEK ANNOUNCED BY COMMITTEE PROCLAIMING THE SECOND FETE OF PORTOLA HETCH HETCHY IS JUST LIKE ONE GREAT BIG COUGH Trials of Engineers in Cold Zone Near Yosemite Incur Big Bill for Syrup and Cakes Frightful sufferings must have been undergone by the engineers who were engaged last month In investigating the water sources in Hetch Hetchy for the city. An innocent looking grocery bill just paid by Treasurer McDougald dis closes in its long list of .items horrors of the Sierras that make the experi ences of the famous Dormer party pale into insignificance. An epidemic of sneezes and coughs must have seized upon the entire force of investigating engineers, wracking their heroic frames and causing the granite walls of the Y'osemite reserva tion to tremble in sympathy. MANY BOTTLES CONSUMED Bottles upon bottles of assorted cough syrups were evidently consumed In frantic haste, ounces upon ounces of quinine, and gallons of liquor "for medical purposes only." To take away the bitter taste of the quinine It was necessary that $5.40. worth of sweet cakes should be devoured, to say nothing of apricots, peaches and choice jellies. The bill was presented to the city by F. L. Casseretto, general merchan dise, Groveland, Tuolomne county, and covers a period of 17 days, from De cember 4 to December 21. It was ap proved by the city engineer, board of works and Supervisors Jennings and Murphy of the finance committee, and paid Wednesday to John Cassaretto. The total is $1,091.23. CHIUSTMAS CHEER Evidently the epidemic of coughs ar rived shortly before Christmas, when 14 pounds of cranberry sauce was bought at a cost of $4. and three turkeys, at a total of $15.68. This was on Decem ber 21. Water investigations must have been going on at high pressure on this particular day, resulting in wet feet and chills, because the following item appears under the turkeys: DECEMBER 21 53 bottles of assorted kinds of cough syrup fe 43 cents $23.85 Nor was this paltry purchase of 53 bottles of cough syrup sufficient to offset the harrowing effects of the cold Hetch Hetchy water, whose sources and other mysteries the indomitable engineers were forced to investigate. While investigating water, the atten- tontinued on Page 2, Column 4 "An Independent Newspaper" HEAR YE! HEARYEf! HEAH YE!!! Alt good and loyal citizens of San Francisco, and of, the Western Boundaries of the United ' States, the great and glorious State of California: I Take notice that I, Gaspar de Portola, who was your first Governor, and saw your barren hills and sand dunes In October, anno domini 1769, am about to return in the flesh again, as I did in anno domini 1909, to view the wondrous works which you have wrought — your palaces and parks, your ponderous domes and fairy architecture, your mar velous exposition plans — to praise or censure, as the case may be. See to it, then, that ye receive me with all due pomp and pageantry, for I shall arrive upon your shores on the 20th day of Octo ber, anno domini 1913; lay aside dull care, and i make of this a joyous Carnival Season; lay aside all malice and let the spirit of Mirth and Folly have free rein, for if ye receive me well, and give kindly greeting to these, my ministers, Mirth and Folly, 1 shall come again to visit you In other years, bringing rich gifts and . great blessings; and laughter , and songs shall abound through' ou t th e land* See to it, then, thSt }C i&U mC n ° t! GASPAR DE PORTOLA. W? Duke of the Golden Gate and j Lord of the Peninsula. \ STi. <.— mmM— T / Ek_ Hetch Hetchy Hardships Expense Account Showing A few Items of the 51,001.23 grocery bill paid by the city for 17 day* engineers' expenses! 53 bottles assorted onup-h syrups f23.55 14 pounds cranberry sauce. 4.00 S turkeys 15.68 4% gallons liquors 19.50 3 boxes sweet cakes 5.40 0 bottles White Pine rongh syrup 4.50 2 bottles Hill's cough syrup 1.00 HOBOES THREATEN WOMEN'S TACTICS Enforcement of Vagrancy Laws May Result in Adopting Meth ods of Militant Suffragettes NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 30.—Unless some states cease what they term too active enforcement of vagrancy laws, members of the National Organization of Hoboes will ajiopt militant suffra gette methods, raise disturbances In jails and otherwise make themselves so obnoxious that they will be freed. This was the stand taken today at the national hobo convention in resolu tions which drew a distinct line be tween "bums" who won't work and "respectable hoboes," who can't get work. It was aiming to protect the hoboes against the "bums" that James Eads How introduced a resolution condemn ing the manner of enforcing vagrancy laws in California, Illinois, Missouri, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi and Louisi ana. STRATTON CHOICE. OF TAFT FOR COLLECTOR President Sends In Name of Official to Senate and Requests Hia Reap pointment at This Port Frederick S. Stratton, collector of the port for the last 12 years, was recommended for reappointment by President Taft yesterday and his name sent to the senate for confirmation. The information that he. had been named for the office of collector for four more years was learned here yesterday by private telegrams sent to the collector. It has been understood all along that Collector Stratton's name would be presented for reappointment to the of fice of collector. He was favored by both Senators Perkins and Works, and it Is thought here that the senate has agreed to approve of his reappoint ment. WEATHER FORECAST. Fair, light nagtheast wl_d.(H.a«_ta« to moderate Trent. $42>—RARE EXTRAORDINARY BARGAIN; well furnii-bed 11 room bonse; extremely good Id eation; rent $45: gran, electric llguts. hot and cold water lo erery room: only $42C; OWNER MUST LKAVE CITY NEXT WEEK. FOR CONTINUATION OF THIS ADVERTISE MENT SEE CLASSIFIED PAGES. HOP MAN FACING CHARGE MADE BY TWO ASSOCIATES Harry Fraser Alleged to Have Embezzled $10,000 From Funds of Firm in Butte County (Special Dispatch to Tbe Call) CHICO, Jan. 30. —The biggest sensa tion that has been created in Butte county for many a day was turned loose today, when Harry Fraser, the manager and promoter of the Fraser Hop company, with offices in this city and San Francisco, was charged in a complaint filed in the superior court by his two partners, Frank Paul and P. M. Rooney, with misappropriating funds and receipts of the concern amounting to more than $10,000 to his own use. The papers in a suit for an account ing were filed today and the partners ask that a receiver be appointed pend ing an investigation into and settle ment of the affair. It is said that Fraser has spent more than the amount stated in the complaint through high living. During the last two months an ex pert accountant has been employed to work on the books of the hop company. It had been hinted that something was wrong, but no one suspected that Fraser was to be the man exposed. He is considered one of the best experts in the hop industry in California, and he and his company nave interests in Sacramento, iftendocino, Sonoma and Butte counties. Fraser recently went»*o Santa Rosa and -established an office and expected to devote his attention to that end. He is said to be in Chico, but all efforts to find him have been fruitless. It is said this evening that one of the Chico national banks loaned him $8,000 on an unsecured note, and that insti tution may lose that amount. DR. WARD SPEAKS TO LABOR Secretary of Sodal Service Commission tiiven Floor at Trades Council Rev. Harry F. Ward of Chicago, sec retary of the social service commis sion of the Methodist church, was granted the privilege of the floor in the Building Trades council last night and spoke along the line of work in which the labor organizations are en gaged and what they are doing for the betterment of the conditions of the workingmen and women of the coun try and for their advancement. PRICE FIVE CENTS' Balboa's Discovery of West « crn Ocean to Be Celebrated by Magnificent Pageants and Military Display—Six Long Days of Spectacular Scenes —Six Nights of Fun and Frolic—Nations of the Earth Are to Be Invited to Participate With Us PLANS FOR CARNIVAL NEAR COMPLETION Splendidious, Splufous, Scin tillating Sights Stupen dous in Character on Pro gram — Laughter, Song, Smiles, Glad, Mad Times, All Coming—Dull Care Will Pack His Trunk When the Bands Begin to Play and King Joy Reigns Another Portola festival! Another week of historic pomp and pageantry, with mirth and folly min isters to the laughter and song of the populace. The revivification of the old. glad, mad days of October, 1909, with the world again paying tribute to the Queen City of the Pacific. One can almost live anew those hap py times In the announcement that the festival is to be repeated this year on even a more magnificent scale than the one In memory. The proclamation has already gone forth from the king of mirth, and from the busy atmosphere of committee rooms, there has come decision that the same big spirited band of men who made San Francisco the passing play ground of the world in 1900 will once again* provide a festival that will bring to these shores the inhabitant* of the seven seat. DISCOVERT OF PACIFIC 'Vwy appropriately the festival will commemorate the four hundredth anni versary of the discovery of the Ps*<*ilfic ocean by Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Don Oaspar de Portola, the first governor of California and the first of the old world to look on the rolling sand dunes of San Francisco, will not be forgotten. The festival will bear his name, at all events, and he will be honored along the march as the principal figure in the first festival given by the downtown merchants. In the latter part of September, 1513. Balboa reached the waters of the gulf of San Miguel. The commemoration of this world event will be the basis of the historic pageant. The festival will move a step backward from 17*89. when Portola overlooked the city to the scene of that greater event enacted where Uncle Sam is now completing the Pan ama canal. PLANS WELL IN HAM) The committee in charge of the fes tival has been at work for several weeks but hesitated to make a defi nite announcement until it had its plans well in hand. Having had the exper ience of the 1909 show and having been engaged constantly with the affairs of the universal exposition of 1915, they were able to attack the project squarely for definite, speedy results. The project is already well enough along to make it advisable to state that in the fourth week of Octo ber, San Francisco will again witness four days of frivolity. The details of the program have not been worked out. Commissioners will have to be appointed to visit the states of the nation, the counties of the state and plenipotentiaries to call upon the governments of the old world. The festival will not interfere with the ex position, but will add to Its fame, by giving the visitors a foretaste of the great things that lie in store for them in 1915. , It has already been determined that On Display at Paul T. Carroll's HABERDASHERY NEW ARRIVALS FOR SPRING, 1913 STAR SHIRTS of fancy French pique in new designs. CRAVATS DE LUXE, the neckwear of beauty and renown. DELPARK PAJAMAS, unequaled €or elegance and quality. THE CLEARANCE SALE is con tinued with prices reduced the limit on all shirts, neckwear, underwear, fancy vests, carried over from the Christmas holi days. BATH ROBES AND SMOKING JACKETS, ONE-THIRD OFF. HABERDASHERY. 724 Market St.. opp. Call Bldg. HAT. STOREi 708 Market St- opp. Third St., aad 25 Geary St.