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• • I C alifornia Homes. j VOLUME 114. —NO. 117. KING MANUEL DESERTED BY ROYAL BRIDE DEATH CHAIR CHEATED TO IMPEACH SULZER TAMMANY HEADS OFF BECKER'S EXPOSE Condemned Man Not to Die if Executive Is Impeached and Threatened Se .crets Stay Buried A LEANT, St. T.. Sept. 29.-"-Sing Sing's ghastly death house today con tributed an amazing chapter to the story of the impeachment of Gover nor William Sulzer, in which It ap pears that Lieutenant Charles Becker has prepared evidence striktfflg at the political life. If net at the personal freedom of a dozen men high In the offi>ia! life of the stati. This story, alleged to be backed by such proof as a shrewd and resourceful detective might produce has been offered by Becker in return for his life. This is the story: At the beginning of the fight upon the governor emissaries were sent to Becker at Sing Sing for the purpose of getting from him any facts he might have concerning the connection between politics and crime in the city of New York. But Becker demanded that before one line of his evidence went to expectant channels a par don should be signed which would leave him absolutely free from any chance of punishment growing out of the murder of Herman Rosenthal In front of the Hotel Metropole on July ]«, 1912. IMPE t( HME\T nUBAJH PARDON In the meantime the power of Gov ernor Sulzer to pardon anybody had vanished. Those men who were named in the Becker "confession" were apprised of that fact. They set to work all of the wheels under their command to prevent the production of the statement. But its general character is known to too many men to permit the fact of its existence to escape the public. Becker had been assured, so far as any one knows, without any author ity from any person in Albany who is or may be ln a position to make good the assurance that he will be kindly treated in the event that Gov ernor Sulzer is impeached, and his story remains among the things un told. WEEK FOR PROSCEL'TIO!* The high court of Impeachment to day swung into a week that promises to see the close of the testimony for the prosecution. Attorneys for the board of managers said at the be ginning of the day that they did not think it possible that their case would consume more than this week. At the outset of the day they were !n doubt as to what witnesses they would call when the court resumed :»s session st 2 o'clock. 'Jump Off the Dock,' Said Hoffman, but Wifey Got Divorce Chariot) E. Hoffman, automobile dealer of 1212 Golden Gate avenue, held his wife up by the legs, shook her, and told her to jump off the dock, according to the testimony today in the suit for divorce of Mrs. Emma E. Hoffman of 72 "\\ cbster street before Judge Griffin. Mrs. Hoffman testified that her hus band frequently called her abusive names and on one occasion told her that he spooned w*th only those whom he liked. The wife's ,»stimony is cor roborated by Mrs. F. M ... '.fit of 467 Waller street, a sister of the plaintiff. . Mrs. Hoffman w;is | n ■'■ a" Inter locutory decree, ettstodj if i i« year old daughter. Haz'l, and fs4 a month alimony. THE San Francisco CALL Girl's Hat Feather Tickles Man's Chin And Starts a Riot CINCINNATI, 0., Sept. 2».—A middle aged man was chased by eeveral hundred cltlaena la Madlaoavllle. a auburn, and bat for his ability to elude the crowd would have been rnuahly handled. He was a pasaenger in a atreetrar iuat In the rear of the ■eat occupied by Elsie Holmea, aged 19. The feather In Mlaa Holmea' hat wna no long that It reached the chin of the man, and It tickled. The stranger nfood It for aome time. Just as something on the street attracted the attention Of the other passensrers the man opened his knife and nipped off the part of the feather that rareased hi* chin. Some one gave the alarm and the chaee began. FARALLONES SONG BIRD IS DEAD Adelina Patti, for 26 Years Singer at Island Light, Is No More Adelina Pstti is dead. Not the Patti of the grand opera stage, but the sweet singer of the Farallon light house, who for 26 years has given daily concerts further west than any tenor or soprano known. Adeline was a mule, and a much loved one at that. Once Patti was the leader of a band that served the lighthouse de partment faithfully and well: but long before Patti's twenty-sixth year was reached, all the other mules In the service had gone. Mules are not used any more around lighthouses. Long ago Patti suiTered an acci dent, which resulted in permanent in juries of the neck, .-,o that Pattl's head was always held down as If In readiness to begin a song, but the vocal selections' were only occasional. Pattl's most notable peculiarity was a habit of running to the far end of the island whenever the tender bring ing provisions came in sight. Not that Adelina distrusted sailors, but simply didn't want to run any chances of leaving the Island. A deep hush came over the Faral lones when Adelina died, but the sweet singer was not forgotten. Ade lina was given a burial with full honors of the service, and now lies in a neat plat near the flagpole. Later there will be a headstone over the grav\ Boy.Faces Gallows For an Old Crime SAN JOSE. Sept. 29. —Henry Da Frenz, aged 21, son of a San Fran cisco saloon man, was placed on trial in the superior court today on a charge of having murdered Oscar A. "Withers, a wealthy cattleman, in a lonely cabin in the Blackbird valley, 20 miles from Mount Hamilton, on August 15, 1910, where he was being entertained while on a deer hunt. At the inquest Ea Frenz' testimony went to show that the cattleman killed himself, and it was not until two years afterward, after Ea Frenz had been convicted* in San Francisco for holding up Japanese, that he was charged with the murder of Withers. President Emeritus Of Michigan Dying ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. L'!f.—Or. James B. Angill, president emeritus of the University of Michigan, is dan gerously ill at his home here. He was seized by an attack of 'heart yesterday, and the attending phys.l-**-**, k?ok for the crisis within 21 hours. FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1913. TARIFF VOTE GOES OVER ONE DAY House Manager Reports Bill From Conference—Final Action Tomorrow WASHINGTON*, Sept. 29.—The house managers in the conference on the Underwood tariff bill today reported to the house the results of the confer ence. A large part of the bill was ac cepted by the senate as it passed the house and such rates were not in con ference. The senate won out on 427 of its amendments, receded from 151, compromised on 97 and the conferees disagreed on one subject only— cot ton futures taxation. PINAL ACTION TOMORROW Representative Underwood present ed the conference report in the house imedlately after the journal was read, and It was ordered printed ln the rec ord and will be considered tomorrow. The house agreed to meet at 11 o'clock tomorrow to hasten finaJ. ac tion on the report. The house' ad journed at 12:18 o'clock. The conferences receded from the senate amendment requiring state ments of cost on merchandise con tracted for as well as on that actually purchased. Importers must hereafter furnish the treasury and the com merce departments with more detailed Information for statistical purposes. The senate receded from its amend ments following a margin of 5 per cent under valuation without penalty and limiting forfeiture to the particu lar articles undervalued. The conference restored a provision authorizing the board of general ap praisers to e.xercise both judicial and Inquisitorial functions and struck out the senate amendment excluding hearsay evidence. CHILD LABOR CLAUSE LOSES Contingent fees in customs causes are prohibited. The summary im position of a fine for failure of Im porters to produce books and papers js permitted. The paragraph author izing the president to impose coun tervailing duties was stricken out. The paragraph abrogating and re pealing article 8, of the treaty with Cuba, was agreed to. The free im portation of articles from the Philip pines is limited to such as contain not more than 20 per cent of foreign material. The senate receded from its amend- Continued on Page '£, Column 5 Beaten, Robbed and Left for Dead, Fate Of Bandits' Victim Four Men Slug Dennis Stack Into Unconsciousness and Take His Money Set upon by four men at Valencia street and Duboce avenue shortly before 1 o'clock this morning, Dennis Stack, an Alaska fisherman, was ter ribly beaten, robbed and left for dead. Stack was not found until an hour later and was taken unconscious to the central emergency hospital. When he regained consciousness this morn ing he said the men had stolen $30 from him. Patrolmen S. E. Campbell and John Connelly of the Mission station In vestigated the holdup and took into custody Charles Higglns. a cook, who will be questioned as to his move ments prior to the robbery. Pope Shows Signs of Nervous Collapse ■ ROME, Sept. 29. —Pope Plus X was advised today by his physicians to cease holding audiences on account of the delicate condition of his health. It Is explained that his holiness is not suffering from any specific mal ady, but that he Is showing signs of general weakness, which, it is feared, may prove the forerunner of a nervous collapse. T'iie pontiff promised his doctors to lortgo many of*hls clerical duties. SMASH PANE AND STEAL JEWELS Skillful Window Burglars Get $1,000 Plunder From Post Street Store Burglars early today broke a show case window in the store of Radke & Co.. jewelers, 229 Post strict, and stole articles worth $1,000. The burglary was one of the most skillful executed here in many years. The window was broken by pasting fly paper on Die pane and using a cobble stone against the window. The loot included vanity baxes, gold cigarette cases and silver ware. Lola Norris and Marsha Warrington Face Court Today Are Charged With Contributing te Dependency of Diggs and Cam inetti Children SACRAMENTO. Sept. J9—Marsha XYarrington and Lola Norris will ap pear before Judge J. W. Hughes of the superior court today to answer charges of contributing to the de pendency of the minor children of Maury 1. Diggs and F. Drew Cami netti. with whom the two girls eloped to Reno, Nev.. last March. District Attorney Wachhorst wil move that the charges be dismissed, believing the girls have suffered suf ficiently by the publicity given their acts because of the conviction of the young men under the Mann white slave traffic act. Judge Peter J. Shields will not take final action on the petitions filed in March to have the girls declared de pendents and placed under the juris diction of the court until after t»e meeting of the probation committee tomorrow night. Some of the members of the com mittee are not Inclined to let the girls off without prosecution. "Inside" information is to the effect that no pressure will be brought CB the "dependent" petition. It is known that these petitions were is sued at the requests of the parents of the two girls in order that a police official might have the authority to compel tiie girls to return from Reno in the event they refused to go peace ably. Deputy Registrar Egan, Writer and Artist, Passes Away Son, Who Is Famous Baseball Player, Arrives Home Before Death Occurs William J. Egan. for six years reg istrar under County Clerk Mulcrevy, died suddenly this morning at his home, 90 Halght street, from hemor rhage. A son, Richard Egan. seoond baseman of the Cincinnati Reds, ar rived home Saturday night and was with his father when death occurred. Egan was T>3 years old and was a graduate of St. Ignatius,' college of the class of 1871. He was a son of Captain John Egan, who founded the firm of Egan & Kelly, wholesale liquor dealers. Egan was an artist in pen and Ink, spoke several languages and was engaged in fiction writing. The funeral probably will be held Wednes day under the auspices of the County Clerks" Social club, of which he was a member. Jury Fails Again in Wife Poisoning Case SPRINGFIELD, 0.. Sept. 29.—After having been out since Saturday the jury in the trial of Arthur B. Smith, charged with poisoning to deatli his first wife, Florence Oavlleer Smith, this afternoon reported that It was unable to agree. The jury was dis charged by Judge Ilagnn. This is the second trifil for Smith, the jury in the previous trial having disagreed also. KING MANUEL AND PRINCESS VICTORIA IN WEDDING GARB GILLINGHAM FACES CONTEMPT CHARGE Plaintiff in $100,000 Love Alienation Suit Is Haled Before Judge Graham W. p. Gillingham, mining man and husband of Camtlle A. Gillingham, for the alleged loss of whose affections he is suing Attorney William 1L Schooler for $100,000. was cited today by Judge Griffin to show cause why he should not be punished for con tempt of court. The is made returnable before Judge tlriffln at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning, at which time the court will Investigate Gil lingham's alleged refusal to answer questions asked by Schooler's attor neys September 22, when they sought to obtain from hfm a deposition In the case. Although Mrs. Gillingham did not appear to rruike a deposition as she was ordered, there Is no contempt proceedings pending against her, ac cording to Attorney Charles Stewart, who presented the Gillingham cita tion. Recently It was reported erron eously that the suit against Schooler would be dismissed. Attorney Stew art declares emphatically that Gil lingham's attorneys have given him no intimation of such an action. Hurrying for Help For 4 Hurt in Auto Smash, Man Is Killed Motorcycle of Messenger for Aid Skids and Hurls Him to Instant Death LoS ANGELES. Sept. 29.—Rushing for assistance for three men and one woman injured in an automobile col lision, William Scheninard was in stantly killed at Venice today. Scheninard's'motorcycle skidded. He was hurled against a fence and killed. The auto, driven by W. B. Lacey of Pasadena, with whom was Miss Min nie Graham of Santa Monica, collided head on with the auto of Clifford Rich and E. Harrison. Rich is suffer ing from concussion of the brain. Great Castle for Millionaire's Bride BOSTON, Sept. 29. —To please his bride, who was Olid Dewey of Tou lon, 111., Thomas G. Plant, the mil lionaire shoe manufacturer, is build ing a castle on Mount Osslppee, New Hampshire, to outrival the fortresses along the Rhine. A 45 mile macad amized roadway is one of the fea tures, and 1,000 men are at this task alone. A part of the mountain has been cut away for the site. Gardens will create a veritable fairyland. jfean Francisco's f w First Great DaHy * Founded —1856 DARING ISLANDERS RESCUE SAILORS Schooner Kellogg's Crew, Near Death in Gale, Taken Off by Raratongans Thes chooner O. M. Kellogg, which returned today from a six months' trading cruise in the south seas, was abandoned by all hands :lune 25 dur ing a terrific storm. The vessel was anchored off Raratonga. A gale caused the big three master to drag anchor. The vessel dragged until the stern was almost touching the jagged coral reef. Seas were breaking over the decks, and as a last resort Captain Charles H. Lunn set signals of dis tress. Out through the stor mcame the Raratonga lifeboat, a bit of a cockle shell, manned by natives. The life boat made two trips before all hands were safe ashore. The handling of the lifeboat, says Captain Lunn. was the most magnificent exhibition of seamanship he ever witnessed. The Raratongans. he says, are the finest boatmen in the south seas, and that trip was one of the most ticklish they ever tackled. The storm Bubsided next morning and the crew returned to the ship on which Tom. the cat, had been ln full charge for 12 hours. The Kellogg brings word of the safety, of the crew of the schooner Lyman P. Foster, which was aban doned at sea April 30, and later picked up and towed into Suva. The crew landed on one of the Samoan islands. ' PRICE ONE CENT. PRINCESS VICTORIA SEEKS DEATH Young Wife of Deposed Mon arch, After Brief Marriage, j Tries to End Life i BERLIN. SepL 29.—Princes* Vie* torla of Hohenzollern, whose mys> terious illness puzzled all Europe, ha* parted from former King Manuel, liar husband of a few weeks. This start ling news reached Berlin today on the heels of a dispatch saying that the princess had attempted suicide. Royal circles are greatly excited over the latest troubles of Manuel. Trffe princess 'Is being removed to hsr father's estate at Sigmaringen, while Manuel will soon return to Londa* for the winter. MAY REIiAIN HIS THRONE LONDON. Sept. 29.—Former King Manuel of Portugal may very shortly return to his country and throne, for there Is not the slightest doubt that the majority of his old subjects are thoroughly disgusted with the repub lic, which has been an absolute failure because of the government's lack of understanding of the needs of the people and the unbearable intoler ance of the leaders. The republican party is split up into factions, which tight each other with deadly hatred: the church, which has retained Its enormous influence over the people, is strongly in favor of a restitution of the monarchy, and all over the country the people are clamoring for the removal of tha present leaders. WEDDING JOIXE"D ROYALTY The wedding" of King Manuel, who succeeded his father after the assas sination of that monarch and the crown prince, and ruled in Portugal until the revolution, and Princess Au gustine Victoria, only daughter of Prince William, head of the nonreg nant house of Hohenzollern. toolc place at Sigmaringen on September- 4. with elaborate ceremonies. The union was heralded as the most important, of any wedding that history records in which the heads of two nonregnartt families joined. The marriage marked the union of the ancient houses of Portugal and Hohenzollern for the third time tn s<» yeara, All of the reigning monarch* of Europe sent representatives to the wedding. Immediately after the immature Manuel was hustled to the throne by the unfortunate occurrence that caused the death of the king and heir* apparent, attaches of the high court*, abroad began arranging Manuel'a' marriage. The king's liaison with Gaby De» lys. the dancer, featured the early months of his reign. KAISER APPROVED Before it was finally settled that Manuel would wed the beautiful daughter of the Hohenzollerns. ha had been rumored betrothed to priav cesses of England and Russia. The approval of the kaiser of Man uel's match and his refusal to think of Manuel as a deposed monarch were considered ' auspicious facts at tha. time of the betrothal. While the marriage was a royal marriage in every sense of the word, Manuel and his bride were admittedly not in love with each other. COPPA'S I Neptune Palace will continue as San Francisco's favorite home of DANCING I Open every night in I the year. ■ Watch for Grand Car- I nival of Dances I PORTOLA WEEK 8 Jackson off Kesnrmy St.