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Vivid Stories of Hairbreadth
Escapes Are Told by
Guests of the St.
Not Enough Men to Man
Ladders Called For by
Imperiled Scores
was uncovered later In the rear por
tion of the ruins.
Albert Fehr Jr., another son, is an
extra fireman, and, while his father
was burning alive, ho was helping?
fight the fire from the rear. The hose
he was holding- was playing on the
spot where his father's body was
A high board fence on the east side
of the apartment house made jumping
from that side extremely dangerous.
Protzman, who had a room on the third
floor, swung out of his window, jumped
too wide of the building, and struck
the fence. This caused his fatal in
Thomas "VTilliard, who occupied a
room next to Miss Nora Lawrence,
heard the alarm and rushed to her
door. He told her that the house was
afire, and to follow him. Whether she
remained in her room or was over
come by smoke in the hall will never
be known. Her body was found di
rectly under the spot where her room
The room of Frank J. Smith, super
intendent of the mechanical depart
ments of the state printing office, was
also directly over the furnace room.
Smith was fast losing consciousness
when he reached the air.
State Senator D. W. Mott, who is a
physician, was among the early ar
rivals on the scene. He took charge
<it the relief ■work, assisted by Doctor '
Snow, secretary of the state board of
"As I neared the fire. I saw three
men drop from the window of the
upper stories," , said Senater Mott.
"Some others were standing on top
of the adjoining buildings. I bent
over the form of one of the men who
liad dropped just as I arrived. His
face was bloody and he appeared badly
"' ""Why. this is Senator Mott, , he said, j
as he recognized me. 'I am going to I
die; please take these papers and give
them to Senator Jones. He knows me
"The injured man then told me that
he was Charles E. Cox, a minute clerk
In the senate. He has been assistant
instructor of mathematics in Stanford
university for some time past. I saw
that his leg , and ankle were fearfully
crashed and he told me that his back
was injured.
"I assured him that he would not
die. and as there were a number of
automobiles there, we placed Cox and i
three other injured men in them and
went to the receiving hospital."
Miss Gertrude Simons, a senate sten
ographer, who laved in the house, j
rushed into the hVll. but was unable
to escape that way. Then she went to!
■ window, and seeing several others |
jump, was preparing to do so herself.
Assemblyman Hayes, who was stand
ing below, and another man who was
caught in the burning building with
her, told her to wait and they would
be rescued. A few moments later a
ladder was placed and they were
brought to safety.
"Tin not afraid. Let my brother in
Denver know, but don't tell my mother
or father—and don't frighten my
fiancee." murmured William J. Dunn,
manager of the Underwood Typewriter
•company, as he lay maimed and dying.
Although his jaw was broken, his
- right arm crushed and his body burned
and bruised, he put aside his own suf
fering, thinking first of his loved ones.
Dunn attained considerable reputa
tion as an artist, having drawn a num- I
bpr of clever designs for the Saturday
Evening Post.
Harry L. Warren, purchasing agent
of the state highway commission,
barely escaped with his life by letting
himself down from a third story win
dow with bed clothing.
The loss is estimated at $70,000. A
fire of similar origin took place in an
other prominent apartment hotel of
this city a few days ago.
A dance in the apartment house had
kept most of the guests up until a late
hour Saturday night. With few excep
tions, every one was asleep when the
lire started.
At about 7 o'clock this morning fire
in the furnace in the rear of the build
ing was started by the janitor. He
noticed that a valve of the oil used as
fuel in the furnace was not working
properly. A driver of a milk wagon
was called in, but he could do little.
An hour later the valve is believed to
have burst
The furnace room was not partitioned I
from the rest of the basement and the I
oil spread in all directions.
W. M. Lockhart, cashier of the Sacra
mento Union, was sitting down to a
table in the dining , room. The furnace
room was back of the dlriirtg room.
Lockhart, Miss Courtwright and Miss
Reddick heard cries of "Fire!" Loek
liart rushed to the furnace room, while
the waitresses ran to alarm the room
ers. Lockhart found the furnace room
a mass of flames.
With considerable difficulty he tele*
phoned to the fire department. This
look several minutes. When he re
turned smoke was pouring from every
part of the builuir.gr. Men, wotnen and
children were hanging from every win
dow. Some wore jumping to the
ground, others were climbing to ad
joining roofs and the more timid were
crying for ladders.
When the first hook and ladder
truck arrived minutes later there
were not enough men to operate the
Mrs. J. Doran, proprietress of the St.
Nicholas, reached her hotel just after
the fire alarm had sounded. She and
>>er son, Chester Allen, were on their
way to the place from their home in H
street, and, as they made their way
down I street, they saw smoke rising
from the apartment house. They rushed
to the plac<3 and found it wreathed in,
llames. Guests were rushing from the
main entrance, dropping out of win
*nd making their, way from the
"As nearly ;is I can figure out. the fire
• tarteU in the furnace room," said Mrs.
St. Francis Hotel Show of 175 Is Ended
Neila Billi 111, one of the prize winners, a beautiful blue and classiest of
long haired cats.
Madman Wounded by Dep
uty and Officers Rush
Continued From Pair* 1
No hopes are held for his recovery, al
though he had lapses of consciousness
during the afternoon.
Deputy Sheriff Shields came up from
Redwood City and took the following
dying statement:
"I, Marco Angjehmk, believing that
I am about to die, make this my dying
statement. They wanted to kill me; I
don't know why. I was shooting at
the persons who were trying to kill
Two friends of the man, B. V. Braze
vich, 38 North C street, and Spire Mos
tardo. 75 North F street, visited their
countryman in the hospital. They de
clare he had not been drinking and
that he must have been taken insane
Angjehmk has been employed for
several months by James Hawke, a ce
ment contractor. He has relatives at
the Eugene cafe in Mission street, San
Francisco. |
Rev. Anthony Chi el, Oldest Priest of
Order on Coast, Honored by '
Clergy and Former Pupils
(Special Dispatch to Thp Call)
SANTA CLARA, February 2.-—Rev.
Anthony Chici, the oldest Jesuit priest
on the coast, who has been a member
of the order for 70 year?, celebrated
the golden jubilee of his religious pro
fession today.
The celebration consisted of a low
mass, which was celebrated in St.
Claire's church at 8:30 o'clock this
morning before the venerable priest,
who was assisted by Rev. Joseph Col
ligan. There was special music for the
occasion. Rev. Joseph Sasia of San
Jose delivered the jubilee sermon. At
noon a banquet was served.
During the day Father Chid re
ceived many gifts and visits from his
old pupils and friends. Archbishop
Riordan was unable to be present, but
he sent a telegram of congratulation.

Robert Parker Miles, newspaper man
and reformer, will deliver a lecture at
the Y. IC. i., A. tomorrow evening
which he calls "Tallo.v Dips." While
living in New York Mr. Miles exposed
irregularities in many courts of jus
The eustnruary Sunday harrest of speed burn
ers was renpp.l today by tlm Oakland police de
partment. :;o joy rirtt-rs falling into thf clntebee
of tbt* law. Ottef of Police Walter J. Peter
sen MJV !k" intends to make Kpoeding so mi
popular in Oakland that it will b<. discontinued.
Doran later. "The janitor, I under
stand, left the oil burner open and
went upstairs for something. The
draft blew the flames out and ig
nited the building, in a few minutes
the entire lower floor was in flames."
Several other buildings in the vicin
ity were also soon in Uames. A gen
eral alarm summoned tiie entire fire
Another large apartment house,
910-912 Fourtenth street, caught fire
from the heat of the St. Nicholas fire.
This was soon deserted by the occu
pants. The roof and top story were
burned. An apartment building on the
west side of the St. Nicholas was
burned to the first story.
Patrolmen McKinley and Quinn
proved heroes of the lire. Quinn res
cued two women and a baby from the
St. Nicholas, while McKinney dragged
Mrs Clarkmeyer and an aged woman
from a burning house in the rear of
the west, side of the apartment house.
The house burned in a few moments
and then collapsed.
The lack of lifenets was manifest, as
most of the injuries resulted from
jumping from the second and third
story windows to the ground. ■ The
general equipment of the fire depart
ment seemed ineffective-.
That chance was kind to some was
shown in the case of E. A. Bender, a
young draftsman employed by, the
Natoma Consolidated, a few days ago
Bender was in San Francisco, and,
while walking down Market street,
he noticed some knotted ropes in a
window. He stopped and read a sign
which cautioned the public to beware
of tire. He bought one or the ropes.
To it lie owes hi« life and also those
of two other persons.
When Bender found the hallway
filled with smoke he rushed to the
window and looked out. Then he
thought of the rope. He secured it
firmly to the bedpost, and, with two
other friends, who were stopping with
him after the dance of the night before,
made his escape without serious Injury.
Except for the rope, escape would
have been possible only by jumping.
R. E. Cannell, a stenographer em
ployed by the state iisli and game
Finger Print Experts Take
Suspect to Hospital for
Immediate Operation
Continued Krofn Pna:* , 1
hattan Eye, Ear and Throat hospital in
the custody of detectives for an im
mediate ope-ation.
Deputy Commissioner Dougherty de
clined to make any statement after the
arrest of Herredo, but remained on
the premises for some time afterward,
continuing the investigation. Photo
graphs of fingerprints on the pieces
of the box which contained the bomb
were taken.
It was said at the hospital that Miss
Fughtmann had only a slight chance
for recovery.
It was learned later that Coroner
Healev had ordered the arrest of both
Herredo and Miss Fughtmann as ma
terial witnesses. It also was ascer
tained that Miss Fughtraann was a
forewoman In a downtown cloak and
suit factory. She did not go out on
strike with the other garment workers,
it is said.
j Cabinet Officer Refutes Statement "Con
tinued Watering Is Not Sncceee
AnyTvbere in World"
WASHINGTON. Feb. 2.—Secretary
Fisher, in defense of the government
irrigation work and in reply to the
recent declaration before a. house com
mittee by Dr. B. T. Galloway, chief of
the bureau of plant industry, that
"there has never been any long con
tinued successful irrigation agriculture
in an arid region anywhere in the
world," has written to Chairman Moss
of the committee denying Doctor Gallo
way's assertion. He also has written
to Secretary Wilson asking him to pre
pare an official statement to show "the
necessity of irrigation, its growth in
the United States and the practical re
sults, not only in crop productions*, but
in building up a desirable citizenship
in the remote portions of the west."
Doctor Galloways statement, says Sec
retary Fisher, has resulted in much un
favorable comment.
Box 291, at 2:19 a. m. One story
brick structure at the southwest cor
ner of California and Hyde streets, the
carbard of the California Street Rail
way company. Small damage was done
by the fire, which was started by the
spontaneous combustion of some oily
rags in the shavings chute in the en
jdne room.
Box 451, at 10:17 a. m. One story
frame structure at lo Lee.se street;
owned by K. Lynn, occupied as a
dwelling by J. Davis. The fire was
caused by sparks from a chimney fall
ing on the shingled roof. The blaze
did some damage to the roof, but none
to the interior of the house.
commission, in his cot in the sisters"
hospital, told a vivid story of the fire.
He was awakened by the shouted
warnings in the hallway. His apart
ment was on the top floor. When he
engaged the apartment he insisted that
his rooms be near a fire escape. lie
opened his door and looked o*it. The
hallway was dense with smoke and
Uames could be seen creeping along ,
the walls and in different places in
the lloor. He decided to seek refuge
• through the window.
"I shut the door to keep out the
dense smoke," said Cannell, "which was
getting worse every minute, and
rushed to the window. I flung it up
and looked out. Great clouds of smoke
hid my view of the ground beneath
and hot flames leaped up, scorching
my hair and blistering my face. As I
stood peering out endeavoring to catch
a glance of tho space beneath, so as to
tell where to jump, I began to realize
that I was in a very serious position.
"A strong gust of wind blew up and
dTove the smoke from Hie side of the
building. Faintly I could see persons
rushing about beneath me and I
called to them. I then crawled out
of the window and grasped the fire es
cape. It was hot and burned my hands,
but still I clung to it. The persons
beneath saw my efforts and *et about
to rescuo me. I saw them holding a
blanket or something , and I let go
the fire escape and jumped. As I
weigh 200 pounds the fall was a con
siderable shock. When I regained con
sciousness I was being rushed to the
Walter Parish, secretary of the sen
ate, was another well known guest of
the St. Nicholas who feed a narrow
escape. Parish heard the alarm of tire
and rushed from th«j. house in his night
clothes. He lost most of his clothes,
but escaped uninjured.
$100,000 Fire &t Oxnard
OXNARD, Feb. 2.—Fire which started
in the packing house of the Sparr Fruit
company in Fillmore destroyed the
building and its contents, mostly lem
ons and oranges, and the warehouse of
the Fillmore Warehouse company,
which was filled with lima beans. A
carload of lemons on a siding was
burned and about 10 cars of lemons
not yet packed were consumed. The
total loss is estimated at $100,000.
S. P. C. A. Secretary Mc-
Currie Warmly Praises
Efforts of Promoters
of the Exhibition
With the final award of cups and
medals designating- just "who is who"
in the feline aristocracy of California,
the Pacific Cat club closed its tlfth and
most successful exhibition in the co
lonial ballroom of the St. Francis hotel
last night.
I i Since the opening of the show Satur- '
j day morning- 175 cats have been passed
upon by Mrs. E. E. Bessie of Chicago,
imlge of the meeting. Owing to the
lumber of entries Mrs. Bessie did not
"onclude her work until late in the
afternoon. After a careful balancing of
points she announced that the follow
ing: reached the highest standard of all
Best lone haired cat 1n show—Nella BtUl 111. j
owned by Mr». k. m. Seyraoar.
B"M opposite sex—Dona* of Avonles. Mrs. F. j
D. Chirk.
Best kitten in show—Lady Blue, Mrs. B. S. I
Beet novice in show—Lady Blue. Mrs. K. S. i
Pest long haired neuter —Berkeley. U. C. Mrs.
H. I NirriK.
Best xhort ha'red male in show—Bull Moose, j
Mrs. O. n Vertnor.
Best short haired female In show—Mike. Mr?, j
I". T. Slt'l|.|'d':-i.
Br«t neuter (short haired•— Nig. Mrs. F. H. i
Exhibitors of these animals received
their handsome trophies at the con- j
elusion of the meeting. Several of the |
■ winner* have adder! medals and cups to |
lan already long list of prizes. More J
! than 7S subordinate prizes were j
j awarded.
In addition to the exhibition of
prize and trick cats and the ring show,
two of the most popular features of the
meeting , . Matthew McCurrie. secretary j
of the San Francisco Society for the j
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, ad-
I dressed the visitors on a brief history
of the cat and an outline of the work
performed by his society.
"Cats are among the oldest of do
mestic animals," said Mr. McCurrie.
"Five thousand years ago they were
pets in the households , or the ancients."
The speaker then traced the history
of the cat from that time until the
present, starting with the period when
the cat was an object of worship, then
a symbol of witchcraft and ill luck,
and now the recipient of care and at
tention In kennels or homes , , of the
object for disdirected boots and alarm
clocks while traversing rear fences at
unseemly hours Is the morning.
"This Is a remarkable collection of
cats--." he declared, "embracing every
variety, from the long haired to the
short haired, from the "tabby' to the
Malay cat with half a tall; the Mada
gascar, with a spiral tail, and the Manx
without tail."
During the last year more than 4,600
homeless cats were taken in by the so
ciety. Of these, 4,133 were put to
"There !s only on" way to meet the
problem of vagrant cats," McCurrie
said, "and that is to kill them at birth
and not wait until' they have grown. |
It is a real problem, requiring a great
deal of consideration, in the east it
is necessary to post placards warning }
residents not to leave their premises
! permanently without providing for
their pets. There Is a peculiar super
stition connected with cats. It is a
superstition existing In the minds of
many pers-ons. When we advise per
sons to kill a litter of kittens they
usually decline with a shrug of the
shoulders and pass the duty to some
one else. I have a deputy In my office
who has been with me many years,
and he can not be prevailed upon to
kill a cat."
Many of the animals, particularly
those with "temperament," developed a j
I mild form of feline hysteria toward j
the end of the meet, owing to the con
stant prodding and handling by vis-
I itors.
The "garden" variety maintained
j their composure to the !ast, accepting
tid bits and caresses which were min
istered through the wires of the ken
j nels, but those who approached the
occupants of the pjush lined kennels
were apt to be greeted with arched
backs and distended claws.
The show was given for the benefit
of the San Francisco Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
I Nearly every city in California was rep
resented, particularly by high priced
kennels and individual cat fanciers.
The completed list of subordinate
[awards made by Judge Bessie follows:
Orange tabby male kitten—First, Titian Boy,
j Miss T. Liittrell.
Oresfa tabby male, nnvire—First. Jerry. Miss |
Frances Lyoiu; second. Laddie, Mrs. H. G.
Orange tabby ma!<\ open—First, Bobs, Mabel
E. Selwyn. pecond, Lnddio, Mrs. H. G. Coffin;
winner. Beta, Mabel K. Selwyn.
Orange tabby fern tie kitten—First, Chrysanthe
mum. Mr?. H. G. Coffla.
Orange tabby female, open—Firet. Alys Fawe,
Mrs. Edith M. Davis: second, Lady Topaz Ermen
gardc. Miss Mary II de Witt; winner, Alys
Fawe, Mm. Edith M Davis.
Brown tabby wale kitten—First, Billy, Miss
Helen Button; second, Teddy, Mrs. E. A. de
L;i mater.
Brown tabby male, lwrlce —First. Semlnole,
Mrs. Edith Davis; second, Knookuins, Mrs. G.
A. Walker; third. Billy. Miss Helen Button;
fourth. Fat. Mrs. O. C. Hyde.
Brown tabby male, open—First. Snn Star of
Bengal, Mrs. Edith M. Darts; nood, Billy. Ifiaa !
Helen Button; third, Pat. Mrs. O. C. Hyde; wiu
ner. Sun Star of Bpnssl. Mrs. Kdith W. Davis.
Brown tubby female, novice—First. Natalie,
Mrs. i;nth M. Davis.
Brown tabby female, open—First. Tootsio. Mri.
T. Jorgenst'u; winner, Natalie, Mrs. Edith M.
Tortoiseeholl. novice— Fimt, Dainty Diana,
Mrs. Mabel Betz; second, Ilerinosura, Ira E.
Turtoiseeliell, open—First. Dainty Diana, Mrs.
MM Bet*: Mcontf, *'irc«s*in. Mr, ami Mrs.
Penbroke; third, Bermocopa, Ira E. Randall.
Any other color with white male, noTlce—
First, Prince Henry, W. A. Henry.
Any other color with white male, open—First.
Priuce Henry, W. A. Henry.
Any other rolor witfi white female, novice—
Pint, Donna Roma. Mrs. M. Hansen.
Any cur color with white female, open—
First, Donna Rnnia. Mrs. M. Hansen; second,
Ramona. Mrs. Ida Thompson.
Any other color tabby male kitten—Firtt,
Teddy. Arthur O!«en.
Any other color tabby male, open—First, Little
Bob. Mrs. Robert Davenport.
Any other color male, open—First. Argent
i Brilliant Jr.. Mrs. Robert Davenport; second,
I Eliii'y J'etrov. 'Mrs. !".,, \V. Butler.
Auy uuier color ft»fn,i!e Jjovice— First, Gipsey,
Mrs. B. L. Heekman.
Any other colur female, open—First, Chinch
illa. Mrs E. P. Butler; second. Lady Evitnge
lioe, Mr*: h. g. roffln.
Mother cat and kitteos —First, Clytie (orange),
Mrv W. K. Trusty.
White. .Kid eyed male—First. Bustlr. Mre. T.
J. Thompson.
White odd eyed female— First. Juno, Mre. Joe
White blue eyed-First. Captain Roeder, Mrs.
M. Goodsell; second. Berkeley Friar, Mrs. L. C.
• White jrrtfien eyed—First. Yib B. Mrs. EL E.
Eranchetd; second, Billy. Mrs. Dr. Stow; sec
ond, Neko, Mri. K. J. Coelc: third. Jacques 11,
Mrs. Kriitb M. Davis; third, Billie Wilkens, Mrs.
E. L> Terry.
White odd eyed—First, Bobby G, Miss Grace
Black—First, Silkwnod. Mrs. E. L. Crone.
Blue— First. Blue Lad, Mrs. C. l>. Bibblns:
second* Wooloo. Mrs. M. Dietschy; third. Mug
gins Toy, Mrs, CampbWl Siiorb.
Smoke—First, Monteziiuja. Mrs. L. O. Getzler;
eet-ond, Rust O'Brien. Mr». J. O'Brien.
Orange or orange tabby—First. Dickens, Mrs.
E. V. Butler; second, Don 11, Mrs. 11. C. Hazei
' Silver or shaded ullver— First, Berkeley U. C
Pajamas Good Enough for Pretty Girls
Trio of stage girls who defied master of good ship Sonoma in sensational swim
ming episode at sea.
Stage Beauties Defy Ship's
Rule and Old Neptune
Does Some Blushing
A broken propeller and consequent
delay failed to make the trip of the
passengers on the steamship Sonoma a
dull one, for fun and frolic of all
kinds—games, dancing and swimming
in the ship's canvas tank on the main
deck below the bridge—kept time from
hanging heavily on their hands.
Neptune made his appearance to
christen all novices when the equatoT
was crossed, according to ancient cus
tom, and in the vicinity of the "great
circle" of the earth some new swim
ming costumes were shown, muoji to
the interest of many of the passengers.
Improvised hathing suits made their
appearance from time to time, until
finally Captain Trask laid down a rule
which bound all to convention, namely,
that regulation bathing suits were the
only kind which could be worn, and
that swimming must be limited to cer
tain hours during the day. *
But this order was defied once by the
Misses Lillian Teece, Maie Molloy and
Ida Oppenheim, all of the etage, who
decided that daybreak was the best
time of all for a plunge.
Accordingly early one morning the
lookout observed the three of them
along with Neal Haig. a young civil
engineer of Sydney, clad in pajamas,
and Ernie Zindar, a boxer, in his ring
Mrs. H. J. Nims; second, Fuzzy Wnsy, Mrs. O.
H. Newman.
Silver tabby—First, Peep o . Day, Mrs. Charles
A. O. C. with white —First, Togo, Mrs. L. C.
A. 0. C—FJrRt, Dora Pedro. Mrs. Dr. Stow;
second. Tiger, Mrs. B. A. dn Vail.
A. O. C. tabby—First. Billy Bounce. Mrs. W.
H. O'Donnell.
Brown tabby male, open clats—First winner,
Bull Uooee. Mrs. O, R. Vertner.
Brown tabby female, novice —First, Mike. Mrs.
F. L. Sleruinons.
Hrown tabby female, open close—First winner,
Mike, Mrs. F. L. Slemmons.
A. 0. C. tabby kitten—First winner, Friskie
Kitts, Mr?. Percy Jeffrie*.
A. O. C, with white male kitten—First, Tom
my Cutle, Josephine Lane. +
A <> 0. with white male, open—First, Tatnal
nais 11. Mrs. W. It. Trusty; second. Fluff, Ruth
Weeks; third, Honey Boy, Mrs. W. C. Keut
White golden eyed—Dewey. Mrs. Charles 11.
Dunn- sec Diii!. Snowball. Mrs. Ida B. Sbehan.
Black—First. Nifr, Mrs. H. V. Hadley; sec
ond. Little Black Joe. Mies Olive Richards.
Blue—First, Teddy S, Mrs. W. L. Slehiunons;
second. Puff, Era Benton; third, Billie Lynch,
William C. Lynch.
Orange tabby—First. Bllliken, Mrs. F. A.
Maynard; second. Teddy. Fred L. Button.
A. O. C. with white-First. Slngr. Mrs. Isaac
Allen- second. Tommy. Mrs. W. S. Urattan.
White raale, open class—First. Chug, N. Y.
LqpJag. , _, . _
Whiif! female, oprn class—First, Snoozlum,
Mrs William H. Mnllett.
\ o C. with white—First, Neko, Mm. F. L.
Button; second, Wβ-Wβ, Mr«. F. T. Luning.
A 0 C. neuter —First. Bobby. Mr. and Mr».
11. A. Merrill.
Scottish Rite hall was crowded to
capacity last night when J. Stitt Wil
son, mayor of Berkeley, replied to
Father Bernard Vaughan's utterances
on socialism.
Mr. Wilson did not launch Into a
bitter attack against the Catholic
priest, as many expected, but argued
from a purely socialistic viewpoint,
pointing to what he believes to be the
defects in tho capitalistic system and
appealing to his auditors to study the
problems of industrial needs.
He said that "The righteousness and
justice of the socialistic cause and
course were irresistible to fair and
simple minds.
Sajnuel Maxwell, who was .saved from
death Saturday, after being acci
dentally asphyxiated, by gas, through
blood transfused from the arter
ies of his 23 year old daughter,
Mrs. Fannie Norton, is out of
danger. He is lying at the cen
tral emergency hospital. Mrs. Norton,
whose calm courage excited the ad
miration of the hospital attaches, will
suffer no serious effects, unless some
unexpected difficulties arise. She has
returned to her home.
TbiigM R«b Mariner —Three masked
thugs took 580 from the pockets of
Thomas Davis, second mate of the
steamer Winnebago, in Portsmouth
square Saturday night. The trio,
after stepping from behind a clump of
bushes, worked swiftly and methodi
cally, one holding a hand ever Davis"
mouth, while a second stood guard,
leaving the third man free to go
through the victims
togs, splashing around at a great rate
in the tank.
But orders can not be defied for long,
and when First Officer Koughn ap
peared on the bridge the swimmers
made a dash for their respective state
Later in the day Captain Trask
posted a warning notice on the rail
near the tank, and from that time on
everything went according to rule.
Miss Teece, who is a moving picture
actress, expressed much regret at
being deprived of her early morning
"It Is a great plunge," said Mr.
Haig, who bore the title of "swimmir.ij
teacher" for the rest of the voyage.
Four years in a rough, pioneer camp
460 miles from the nearest point of civ
ilization was not sufficient to mar the
beauty of Miss Marguerite Bellinger,
daughter of H. C. Bellinger, owner of
the Great Cobar copper mines in New
South Wales. Miss Bellinger was voted
the most attractive girl among the
passengers arriving on the Sonoma yes.
With her parents. Miss Bellinger Is
returning to Spokane, her home city,
after interesting experiences in the an
tipodes. Her father, a mining engineer,
started an exploration of the copper
possibilities of New South Wales four
years ago and he is now the biggest
owner in the famous Great Cobar mines.
It is said that the Cobar mines give
promise of becoming the greatest cop
per mines in the world. Bellinger re
turned on the Sonoma with his family
to transact some financial business con
cerning the mine.
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
FAIRFAX, Feb. 2.—ln celebration of
the installation of a street lighting
system, the Fairfax Improvement club
held a banquet here last night, which
was attended by 200 members and visi
Speches were made by "W. O. Miller,
the president of the club, and others
who have been active in an effort to
obtain the improvement.
The lighting system was Installed
by the Marin Power and Lighting com
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Porte Orders Armies Not to
Fire Until Enemies
Begin Attack
Continued From Pace 1
anople in a few days. He pointed out
that the fortifications on«the hills sur
rounding the town form a circle 2.>
miles in diameter, -within which are
other circles equally strong. In addi
tion the town is protected by such nat
ural defenses as the rivers Ardn,
Tundja and Maritza, and he declared
that the garrison in the fortress could
resist ah enemy even ten times its su
perior in numbers.
The plan to take Adrianople by star
vation had evidently been abandoned,
the Turkish commandant having
proved his ability to furnish supplies
indefinitely for the lighting men and
the civilians within the town.
The Berlin correspondent of the Ex
press understands that the German
emperor has sent personal instructions
to the German minister at Sofia to ad
vise King Ferdinand to abandon his
policy of obstinacy regarding the peace
terms offered by Turkey.
The Constantinople correspondent of
the Times says that the Turkish gov
ernment anxiously Is seeking financial
assistance, but the manager of the
Deutsche bank says that no advance
will be made before the conclusion of
peace. The national defense committee
contemplates a levy of 5 per cent on
the capital possessed by wealthy citi
Accused of Directing De
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rswelal P!*r,eMi to Tfcp Call)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2.—Mrs. John
B. Henderson, prominent society
woman and wife of the former United
States senator from Missouri, must ap
pear In police court to answer a charge
of destroying public property as a re
sult of the cutting down of a syca
more tree in front of "Henderson
castle" on Sixteenth street Tuesday
A warrant for Mrs. Henderson's ar
rest was issued following the convic
tion of two of her employes in police
court on a charge of cutting down the
tree, and some sensational observa
tions by Judge Pugh, who fined trie
men $25 each.
Judge Pugh charged that there had
been discrimination and that "the of
fender will have to be punished."
Mrs. Henderson, who held a lantern
while the two men sawed down the
tree, paid the fines, submitting to the
financial clerk a blank check and sign
it after lie had written in the $50 fine.
Judge Pugh was not satisfied with
the proceedings.
"Thia court is entirely Impartial,"
lie said. "A criminal statute has been
violated. It makes no difference to
me whether the act was committed by
the highest or the lowest, the rich
est or the poorest. The offender will
have to be punished."
fSpecinl Dispatch to The Call)
FRESNO, Feb. 2.—Lowell Marvin, a
theatrical man from Lemoore, Is being
held in the Fresno county Jail and
faces a grave charge brought ag-alnst
him by Elsie L. Barron, in behalf of
her niece. Miss Maida Lyons, a pretty
girl employed in a telegraph' office
here. Marvin was arrested Saturday
in Lemoore by Sheriff Farmer of Kings
county. He has a wife in the east.
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