A Clean, Wholesome
3an Francisco Homes
VOLUME 114. —NO. 97.
CAMINETTI'S FATE IN HANDS OF JURY
'HUERT A WILL QUIT'-DIAZ
"I'll Have Support of All
My Uncle's Followers,"
Says Envoy to Japan
BERLIN. Sept. 5.—"1 am sure to be
the next president of Mexico."
This statement was made today by
Felix Diaz, nephew of former Presi
dent Diaz of Mexico, who is en route
to Japan on a special diplomatic mis
"I will have the support of all the
followers of General Porfirio Diaz,"
the envoy continued.
Colonel Diaz is going to Biarritx,
where he will confer with Porforlo
Diaz: This conference probably will
result in the former preeident cabling
orders to all his former lieutenants,
.■Urging them to work for the elec
tion of Felix.
Colonel Diaz will go to Paris to
rnfifor with Francisco de la Barra,
Mexican minister to France, who was
sent out of the Mexican republic by
President Huerta because of his pop
BUFORD ON TRIP
When the army transford Buford
sails from San Francisco Monday
morning to rescue Americans stranded
in Mexican ports she will be guarded
by a company of United States sol
di* rs to protect the ship and its pas
Fearing' that lawlessness might
break out among the refugees, or
that undesirable characters might
find their way on board, orders were
issued at the western division head
quarters this morning to have an
armed guard, commanded by two non
commissoined "officers, ready to sail.
The soldiers will probably be cho
sen from the Sixth infantry, stationed
at the- Presidio.
Resigns Santa Fe
Job, Chicago Hears
Rail Chiefs Clerk, Denying Ru
mors, Calls Them "Abso
CHICAGO. Sept. s.—That E. P. Rip
ley had resigned as president of the
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe rail
way was the report current in railroad
circles here today.
H. W. Willard, chief clerk to Presi
dent Ripley, denied the report.
"Absolutely false and untrue," he
It was said Mr. Ripley was at his
office as usual today.
LOSS BY STRIKE
CAUSE OF SUICIDE
PATTKRSO.V, N. J., Sept. s.—Worry
over losses sustained in the silk mill
strfke caused Bernard Blondeel. a silk
manufacturer, to take his life today.
He shot himself. His entire fortune
was swept away in the long strike.
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CLEVELAND, 0., Sept. 5.—
John D. Rockefeller haa
Joined the Clevclaad Auto
mobile club and sent hli per
gonal check for $10 for a year's
Last year Mr. Rockefeller
waa aaked by the secretary of
the automobile ciub to Join the
organisation, saying that he
had made It his policy not to
Join clubs, although, he added,
he rtaa in sympathy with the
work of thla organization.
What induced him to change
hi* mind and become a member
of the club at thin time Mr.
Rockefeller did not say.
TO LIVEN THINGS
LONDON, Sept. 5.—A hint was given
today at the headquarters of the
Women'i Social and Political union
that Mrs. Ernaline Fankhurat, who is
planning a 1 tour of the United States
this falL will introduce militant
methods in the suffrage campaign ln
America. One prominent member of
the organization is quoted aa saying:
"Things will move more rapidly
when Mrs. Pankhurst reaches the
other side. She will liven things up.
The founder of mtlitantism can show
the American women how to grease
the wheels of the cause."
Mrs. Pankhurst will make several
addresses in New York and expects
to speak also in Boston. Philadelphia,
Chicago. Denver and San Francisco.
Her manager said today that it is
Mrs. Pankhurst's desire to speak in a
number of the smaller cities, such as
Baltimore. Cleveland. Pittsburg. Buf
falo and Kansas City. Mrs. Pank
hurst expects to have a definite itin
t rary arranged before she arrives ln
English suffragettes resumed tac
tics of violence today. Several farm
buildings and five haystacks were
burned near Hampstead, and the golf
links there destroyed. The damage
Is estimated at $5,000.
Wreck on New Haven
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Sept. s.—The
United States government, through
the agency of the interstate com
merce commission, today began prob
ing the North Haven wreck on the
New York, New Haven and Hartford
railroad when 21 persons were killed
and nearly 100 hurt.
The investigation of the state of
Connecticut also began today.
Flagman Murphy, in his cell, de
clared that he had done everything
in his power to stop the White
Mountain Express as it bore down
with cannon ball speed upon the sta
tionary Bar Harbor Express.
State's Attorney Arnon Ailing mdi!
-! cated he would not go higher than
the crews of the train in fixing the
blame. The Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers indicated that it
would go to extreme lengths to pro
tect its members.
SIXTEEN PAGES— SAN FRANCISCO. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1913.—PAGES 1 TO 8.
Policeman Ropes Animal as
It Rushes Crowd—One
A mad dog foaming- at the mouth
ran through the corridors of the Oak
land courthouse today, terrorizing
men and women and biting Albert
Bruce, 1011 Thirty-third avenue, Oak
After a chase which threw the oc
cupants of the entire building into
a fever of excitement Corporal Fahy
from the central police station
a lariat over the neck of the animal, i
The morning crowds were flowing
about the lower floor of the court- '
house when the mad dog was first
discovered. It appeared suddenly
among several men and fashionably
gowned women who had been wit
nesses in court cases upstairs.
LEAPS AT MAR DOG
Foam was dripping* from the beast's
jaws and it was running wild about.
Women screamed and ran for places
of safety. Two of the women slipped
on the front stone steps of the build- j
ing and narrowly escaped serious in
Bruce realized the danger to the
hundreds of persons about and made
a heroic attempt y> capture the dog.
As he ran forward' and tried to beat
the animal down with his feet, the
dog turned upon him and sank its
teeth into the calf of his right leg,
inflicting a* serious wound.
Without waiting for treatment.
Bruce ran to a telephone and called
for help from the police. Corporal.
Fahy responded the automobile
and found the dog still at liberty.
DASHES THROUGH CORRIDORS
Several carpenters engaged in mak
ing alterations had cornered the dog
in a narrow hall, awaiting the arrival
of the police. Fahy had with him a
rope, with which he tried to effect a
capture. Thed og escaped from the
hallway, snapping at his captors, and
then began a second mad chase
through the corridors of the lower
floor. There were many narrow es
capes., as the dog tried to bite every
one within reach. Fahy finally roped
the animal and led it away to be
Bruce was treated by private pjiysi-e.
cians. The owner of the dog has not
Banker's Bride Dines
In "X-Ray" Creation
- When Mrs. A. K. Johnson, bride of
a Kansas City banker, entered the
dining room of the Hotel Oakland last
night, gowned in an "X-ray" crea
tion, she at once became the center
of attraction, for it was the first time
that many of the guests h;id seen the
much talked of dress. The wearer,
who is on her honeymoon with her
husband, departed yesterday for Los
Bull Fighter Makes
$600,000.in the Arena
MADRID. Sept. 5. — Bombita, the
king of Spanish bull fighters, has re.
turned, after a career of 15 years,
during which he has killed 3.000 bulla
and amassed a fortune of $600,000.
FINE AND PRISON
Western Fuel Secretary
Promised Stiff Sentence
by Judge Dooling
At 2 o'clock this afternoon D. C.
Norcross, secretary of the 'Western
Fuel company, will appear before
Judge Maurice T. Dooling to be sen
tenced for contempt.
Secretary Norcross was adjudged
ln contempt when he refused yester
day to bring the books and papers
of the fuel trust before the federal
grand jury for further investigation
by Matt I. Sullivan and Theodore K.
Roche, special prosecutors for the
government ln the $200,000 duty fraud
It is possible that Secretary Nor
cross will be fined $10,000 and Im
prisoned one jdr.
This punishment was suggested by
Special Prosecutor Sullivan when he
addressed the court ln reference to
the contempt shown for the order
made. The court assured the attor
ney that it was not his disposition
to treat the offense lightly, and the
amount of the fine would be in pro
portion to the financial rating of the
Western Fuel company. _ „ „.._ fc •
F. DREW CAMINETTI
AND LOLA NORRIS
RIVERS OF WATER
TIE UP NEW YORK
Heavy Downpour Blocks
Traffic, Floods Broadway,
Starts Many Riots
NEW YORK, Sept. 5.—A four hours'
downpour, which reached the propor
tions of a cloudburst, flooded sections
of the subway early today, tying up
traffic and causing thousands of per
sons to be late for work.
In several crowded stations riots
took place and police reserves had to
be called out to restore order.
Kour feet of water flooded the tube
from Grand Central station to Fifty
ninth street The main arteey of the
subway, from the Brooklyn terminal
to Seventy-second street, Manhattan,
was crowded with congested traffic.
At the halght of the rainstorm
Broadway and other streets were
filled with water from curb to curb
and the streams poured into the sub
way through ventilation gratings.
Tiree Time Husband'
Left 218 Descendants
NOBLES VILLE. Ind.. Sept. 5.—
Riley Shepard, 94, father of 29 chil
dren, died here. He la survived by 20
children, 126 grandchildren, 68 great
grandchildren and tour great-great
grandchildren. Shepard bad been
married three time*.
Archbishop P. W. Rlordan. who haa j
been ill at St. Mary's hospital, Hayes j
and Stanyan streets, since last Mon
day, rested comfortably last night
and felt fairly well this morning. The
archbishop is suffering from nervous
trouble and is under the care of Dr.
T. E. Bailey. Doctor Bailey stated
today that his patient Is not seri
ously ill and that there is no cause
for alarm among the archbishop's
All Are Safe on
Island Swept by
Great Tidal Wave
WILMINGTON, N. C, Sept. S.—All
are safe oa the island of Ocracoke,
tn Plinlleo sound, according to a wire
teas report sent front Cape Hatteras
to the government at Washington.
First Great Daily
DEFENSE OF ELOPER IS
SMASHED BY CHARGE OF
U. S. JUDGE VAN FLEET
Courtroom Is Crowded by Sympathetic Listeners,
But Hope for Defendant Sinks.to Low Ebb as
Judge Reads Charge Which Exhorts Talesmen
To Do Their Duty-Declares Evidence Sufficient
THE CAMINETTI CASE WENT TO THE JURY AT 12:07.
The defense of the attorneys for F. Drew Caminetti was smashed
into little bits by Judge Hilliam C. Van Fleet in his charge to the jury,
which was completed before the noon adjournment.
In the closing arguments, the defense admitted its entire case is in
the assumption that the "purpose" of the trip to Reno had not been
proved by the government as stated in the indictment. On the contrary,
the defense claimed to prove the trip
actuated by fear, for the purpose of
getting away from Sacramento to
avoid disgrace and publicity.
"If you find these girls were taken
to Reno, and that while there the
defendant and his companion, Diggs,
immorally lived with them, you may
find they were taken there with such
purpose and intent," Judge Van
Fleet told the jury.
MAY DISCARD HIS WORDS
"If the declarations of the defend
ant as to his intent or purpose do
not accord with his acts, you may
discard his words if they do not
MANIAC KILLS 15,
FATALLY HURTS 12
MULHAUSEN. Germany. Sept. 5.—
j Ten persons were shot to death and 12
others were mortally wounded today
by an insane school teacher named
Wagner rushed through the streets
with a pistol In each hand, tiring Into
the buildings and at every person he
saw. He was overtaken by a mob and
fatally injured before the police could
When the officers went to Wagner's
home, in the suburb of Dergerloch.
they found the bodies of Wagners
wife and four children. The maniac
had cut thetn to pieces with a knife.
Fortune if He Never
NEW YORK, Kept. 5. — Gravel E.
Wacker, grandson of William H. M.
Gravel, who died recently, will re
ceive $48,306 by his grandfather's will
If lit never uses cigarettes.
PRICE ONE CENT.
carry conviction to your binds, and
base your finding as to his intention
upon the acts committed by him.
"And even if you find that Cami
netti and his companion, Diggs. were
actuated in their departure from Sac
ramento by a fear of exposure or
arrest, but that, nevertheless, in tak
ing these two girls along there ex
isted the intention to subject them
to the immoral purpose charged, the
defendant is guilty. If that immoral
purpose was one factor inducing him
to leave Sacramento and take these
girls with him, it matters not that
he may also have been actuated by
his fears or other consideration mov
ing- him to take that trip. He would.
, nevertheless, be guilty."
Other quotations frorri Judge Van
Fleet's charge follow:
"There 18 sufficient evidence here to
convict, if you find it true. It does
Hot have to be shown that the de
fendant bought the railroad tickets
or arranged to pay for them to find
him guilty of transporting the young
women to Reno, Nev., from Sacra
"Miss Warrington and Miss Norrla
went of their own volition, but that
does not prevent them from having
been persuaded, induced or enticed
"What purpose these girls had in
mind in going to Reno is not an
issue of this case. We are concerned
with the purpose for which they were
taken to Reno.
"The Mann act is a good law. lam
in favor of its enforcement.
"The Mann act is as much for the
protection of virtuous women as it
is to break up the vile traffic in
women for the purpose of prosti
DEVON CLOSES ARGUMENT
Robert T. Devlin, in his best placid,
persuasive vein, closed for the de
fense in an address of 20 minut*s
when court reconvened.
As in his early expressions, he
dwelt upon purpose as the whore
case, arguing the purpose of the trip
to Reno had not been proved by
the government. Devlin's quiet sar
casm was as sharp and as high pow
ered as on the previous day. He was
not so lenient as the defendant Cami
netti with the character of LolA
Norris. He said the tall and divinely
fair Miss Norris was one of the
strangest characters he had ever met.
with a misshapen view of morality
and an appetite for deceiving her
parents and changing a story to suit
her needs. Theodore Roche and Matt
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