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• PapeiVbr • '[ California Homes. 114. —NO. 120. STABBING DENIED BY OELRICHS IN COURT MONEY IS OFFERED 10 HUSH OP GIL Alleged Companion of Young Multimillionaire Refuses to Drop Her Charges of Assault NEW YORK. Oct. 2.—When II year old Herman Oelrichs, second richest bachelor in America and chum of Vin cent Astor. was arraigned in I \ J police court today charged with stab- J blng Miss Lucille Singleton, a pretty 19 year old girl of 60 West One nun- j dred and fifteenth street, during a I quarrel in an automobile, the case was postponed until October 7 be-j cause the complainant was too ill to appear. A physician's certificate was pre sented to the court saying that Miss Singleton must remain in bed several days. Through his lawyer, young I Oelrichs issued a ststenient to the . public denying the charge against him. Mrs. Oelrichs, mother of the pris oner and a sister of Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt Jr.. was not in court. Representatives of the Oelrichs family made efforts today to have j Miss Singleton drop the charge of i felonious assault. After much contradiction and mys- j tery, the original charge made by I Miss Singleton that she had been I stabbed during an automobile ride was sustained. ■ Although doctors who attended her! st the Kri'ek*»rbocker hospital de-j ( !2reci tl.at the injuries were the re sult of an automobile accident, the giri'* story convinced the police, and Oelrichs was arrested in Miss Single ton's apertments, where he is alleged to have Rene in an effort to buy her off. Later he was balled out at to.ooo by his mother, who formerly was Theresa Fair and* who is a sister of Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt Jr. OFFERED *4©o, DEMANDS 55.000 Consequently Oelrichs was at lib erty pending his arraignment in Har lem police court. According to Mlss Singleton, who is the daughter of a wealthy mine owner in Mexico and Texas, and a student in Bryn Mawr, Martin Taylor, a lawyer, offered her $400 if she would withdraw the charge against Oelrichs, but she held out for 15,000. Deputy Police Commissioner Dough erty said that Miss Singleton would be prevailed upon to press the charge against Oelrichs. "Because this young man is a multi millionaire he should not be allowed to c*< '' l P<* ,f really stabbed the girl," • jftiii* Sir. Dougherty. i ung woman said that she ■knew Oelrichs as "Billy Claghorn," and again she said she knew him as "Mr Creighton." Previously it had been said that she knew the real identity of her companion. LONG NEEDLE THK WEAPON The police were puzzled because Ibey could not find the weapon with which the girl claimed to have been stabbed, bilt this was cieared up when .: .Miss Singleton said that after stab bing her with a weapon "like a long needle," her assailant passed the in strument to another man who was I seated in the tonneau of the car. Deputy Commissioner Dougherty sa id he knew the Identity of this third person and could arre?l him at any time. He was reported to be a Colum bia university student. t It was said at the apartments of Miss Singleton that she was suffering *r\erz pain, one wound having re ■ quired 10 stitches. It was further de dared that her condition wa» too perious for her to go into court. In this same connection a signiflcan ■ ' -statement was made by Attorney C H. Strong: AN AFTER DINNER AFFAIR , "I do not think the young woman will press her charge against Mr Oelrichs," said Strong. "From wha 1 have learned the whole affair is th result of an after dinner party. A a matter of fact there was n ptabbing." Detective Theodore F. Trayer, wh first investigated the automobile ac cidf-nt In which the Oelrichs part figured immediately after the stab < outlawed oa Page 2. Column 1 THE San Francisco CALL Texas Floods Drive Hundreds From Home HERMAN OELRICHS JR. WITH SOCIETY BELLE, MISS RHODA FULLMAN This picture of the multimillionaire bachelor was taken at a recent dog show at Newport. COPYRIGHT IV [ NDF.RWOOO & UNDER WOOD. NEW YORK. SHIP BREAKING UP; CHEW SENDS S.O.S. U. S. Revenue Cutters Rush to Aid of Schooner Grounded Off New England Coast BOSTON. Oct. 2. — A schooner thought to be the Nellie F. Sawyer of Brunswick. Me., with the crew aboard, grounded and was in danger of being broken up on the shoal northwest of Pollock rip lightship this morning. Wireless calls for assistance were sent out by the Pollock rip lightship jand revenue cutters hastened to the rescue. Gold Discovered in Oakland; Is Savings! With a pot containing SISO in gold which he is alleged to have dug from the yard of Guido Uuldo, 411 Brush street. Oakland, Tomei Keimondo was arrested last night as he was board ing a train and turned over to the Oakland authorities. The gold was I Guido £ life savings. . . I FOURTEEN PAGES— SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1913. ARMED TRUCE IN HAVENSCOURT WAR Barricade Is Increased and Workmen on Guard: Riot May Occur An armed truce is being maintained between the employes of the Wick ham Havens company and the South ern Pacific in the rate war of the two corporations over the right of way in Havenscourt. The Wlckham Havens people have increased their baricade by dumping more gravel and rock upon the track for a length of three blocks, and thtir workmen are on guard all the time. The Southern Pacific trnins are be ing run as far as Parker avenue, at which point the barricade begins. The railroad men are also on the ground, and as both factions are armed, a riot may be precipitated at any mo ment. Tn the meantime Waller H, leimert, representing the Wlckham Havens interest, is in conference this morning with E. E. Calvin, vice presi dent of the Southern Pacific, in the hope of arriving at an agreement whereby the trains ran be run through the tract and satisfactory rates guaranteed by the Southern Pa cific. A mass meeting of the citizens of Fast Oakland will be held within the next few days, at which ways and means will be discussed to fight the Southern Pacific company to force them to establish the regular com mutation rate to Havenscourt and vicinity. = o = „ ° A number of indignant, cifisens of Fast Oakland last night discussed the situation. Hot heads among them were In favoc of boarding the South ern Pacific trains, tendering the reg ular 10 cent fare to San Francisco and. upon the refusal of the con ductor to accept, seizing the train by force and running it to the mole. The conservative clement, however, did not favor this seizure of railroad property and voted the project down. At the mass meeting which will be held other means of forcing the Issue will be discussed. $300,000 Estate Is Given to Family The will of George W. Haight. be queathing more than $300,000 in money and property, was filed ln Oak land this morning. The bulk of tHe estate goes to the widow, Mary Haight. and to the son, Samuel C Haight. Haight was a Berkeley mar and died 10 days ago. RALPH ROSE FEVER STRICKEN MRS. SHEAN DIVORCES ELOPER Wife Freed From Army Offi cer Who Deserted Home and Flag for Nurse Mrs Ursula* Stone Shean. was' granted an Interlocutory decree of divorce this morning from Daniel Edward Shean, and tlius the one time a m.v officer passes as completely from the life of his wife as lie has J from the service of his country, hav ing deserted both for the charms of Mrs. Helen Bjcklin. a trained nurs«. for the sake of their little dairgl - ter, Barbara. Mrs. Shean waited four years* for ftie return of her &usband, but in May she filed suit for divorce on ground of desertion. As Shean's whereabolits waa unknown, three months* publication of the suit was necessary, nnd only today came the first step toward her freedom. Mrs. Shean. who is a daughter of Charles B. Stone of this city, a niece of the late Mrs. L. U Baker, a sis ter of Mrs. Alexander Fraser Doug las of this city and of t'aptain Charles B. Stone of the army, is widely known socially in San Francisco, her family having occupied a prrfminent posi tion here since pioneer days. MKT HI SBAND OX VISIT TO FORT She made her debut here the year before her marriage in 1906 and was one of the belles of the season. Go ing on a visit to her brother. Captain Stone, at Fort McPherson, Georgia she met the young lieutenant, who was in the same regiment. They became engaged but he was ordered to the Philippines before the date set for the wedding. Uncle Sam was hard hearted and would not give a leave of absence to permit the young officer's return to San Fran cisco for his wedding. So the bride elect, with her mother. Bailed away to Manila, and June 1. I'jn6. the wedding took place at the home of Captain Stone at Fort Mc- Kinley. One child was born there and died while an infant. The regiment, the Sixteenth infantry, was ordered back to the United States, to Fort Crook, Nebraska. There a second child, Bar bara, who is now with her mother here, was born. ELOPES 'WITH MHSK Into the house to care for the young mother came Mrs. Helen Buck -1 in, a trained nurse from Chicago, beautiful and so fascinating that Lieutenant Shean eloped with her when his little daughter was just two weeks old. He had said that he was offered a position to manage a ranch for his uncle in Texas, but inquiry has failed to show that he has been there. It is believed that he and Mrs. Buck lln have left the country. From Omaha he sent in his resigna tion from the army at the time of his departure, but on investigation the resignation was refused and he has been posted as a deserter. Mrs. Shean made her home for a time in New York with her parents, but has been here for the last two y( irs with her sister. Mrs. Douglas. Companion of Slayer Schmidt Arraigned NEW YORK. Oct. 2.—"Dr." Ernst Muret. companion of "Father" Hans Schmidt, the self-confessed slayer of Anna Aumuller, was arraigned in the court of special sessions today, charged with violation of the Sullivan law, which prohibits the ownership of weapons. Sentence was suspended on Muret and he was taken into the federal court, where he was arraigned to plead on an indictment charging him with counterfeiting. Judge Hough's docket was too crowded to permit handling of the Mttret case, and the alleged counterfeiter was .tent back to his cell In the tombs. Here's Real Rivalry, Girl Pantaloons vs. Lampshade Skirts NEW YORK, Oct. 2—-Bus tles, pantaloons aad mina ret skirts In several tiers were among tbe startling dress designs presented today at the annual -'promenade dcs toilettes" ln one of the big stores. The pantaloon girl wore n pleated chiffon bifurcated gar ment edged with silver fringe and surmounted by n bell ahaped minaret tunic In black and white brocade. Di viding attention with her was the triple tunle model, whoae shapely legs could be seen dis tinctly through the lower atory of her "lamp shade" skirt. The bustle effect depends upon a fluffy arrangement of tulle nnd a stiff arrangement of the sash, hot the models shown today may be but tbe forerunner of the real pad, which has not been papular for many years. 2 JAILED IN M'NAMARA BOMB WAR Alleged "Eastern Agent" Said to Confess and Iron Work ers' Secretary Is Accused NEW YORK. Oct. t. —George E. Davis, alias George McDonald, was arrested today on a charge that he was the eastern representative of the McXamara brothers in the dynamite war which landed them in San Quen tin penitentiary in California. Davis was arraigned before United States Commissioner Shields, waived examination and was held in $10,000 ball. He will be sent to Indianapolis, Ind., for trial on the charge of ille gally transporting explosives from one state to another. Detectives have trailed Davis ever since John B. and James J. McXamara were arrested, and he was finally taken into custody in the Breslin hotel. SECRETARY IS Aft RESTED INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2.— Harry Jones, International secretary of the Iron Workers' union, was arrested at noon today, charged with conspiracy lo transport explosives unlawfully. The arest is said to be a result of a confession by George E. Davis, alias George O'Donnell, now under arrest in New York. Jones is a new figure in the dyna mite case. He formerly was financial secretary of a New York local, but was elected international secretary last January. The affidavit against Jones was made by Assistant United States Dis trict Attorney Clarence Nichols and the arrest was made by Chief Deputy United States Marshal Wilson. United States District Attorney Mil ler is now in New York handling the eastern end of the case. It is said Davis' arrest and confes sion at New York resulted from a grangle between him and a union business agent at Pittsburg over the question of Davis' working without a union card. It is understood that Davis declared Jones aided him in his dynamiting work in the east by sending him money during 'he dynamite "reign of terror," and also actively assisted in keeping Davis under cover while the federsl investigation was in progress. No Welcome on the Mat for Sinclairs WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 2.—Upton Sinclair, and his second wife will find that "Welcome" on the mat is not meant for them if they at tempt to settle down *n Arden colony, a literary and artistic community where Mr. Sinclair to live when his flrst wife eloped with Harry Kemp, the tramp poet. A sign. "Not Wanted." has been placed upon the door of the Sinclair bungalow. Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair ar» rived two days ago from Europe. CHAMPION IS DOWN WITH TYPHOID Rushed to Home by Partner; Attending Physician Awaits Crisis Ralph Ro3e. world's champion shot putter. Olympic clubman and attor ney, is ill with typhoid fever at the home of a sister, 2036 Sutter street. He was stricken a week ago and the fever developed seriously last night at a local hammam baths. He was rushed to his home by Bert L. Cad walader,« his law partner, and ' t)r. Herbert Gunn. Dr. Ot on this morning announced that he not jet able to determine the crisis will be reached and waa un prepared to say as to the seriousness of the attack. Rose is one of the most wiciely known California athletes. For more than eight years he has held the world's championship as shot putter, and has been recognized in this branch of athletics since his hui. school days at Santa Rosa. At present he is the holder of tho world's record in right and two hand ed shot putting. The former record is 5 lfeet and the latter 9t feet, 10>4 inches. He is 28 years of age, :i native of Healdsburg. 13 Year Old Girl Valuable Witness For Accused Mother Daughter of Mrs. de Valle, on Trial for Killing Husband. Says Father 4 Chased Family With Gun Mary de Valle. IS year old daughter of Mrs. Mary de Valle, is proving a valuable witness for her mother, who is on trial In Oakland for the murder of her husband Manuel de Valle. an Irvington rancher. The child told the jury that De Valle had chased the whole family out of the house with a shotgun many times and that he had done this on the night of hit* death. She said that her father had abused her mother from her earliest recol lection. From te child's testimony it was apparent that most of the trou bles of the De Valles were caused by liquor. Trolley Hits Funeral, 3 Pall Bearers Hurt EUREKA. Oct. 2.—When a trolley car on the Broadway line late yester day afternoon crashed into a car riage conveying pall bearers in a funeral procession en route to Ocean View cemetery, Valentine Grosettl was fatally injured, Peter Ragahentl received serious injuries and two other occupantß of the carriage were so badly bruised and cut that it was necessary to convey them to a hos pital. The funeral was temporarily postponed while the undertaker placed the injured men in his auto mobile and rushed them to the hos pital. Women May Smoke in Exclusive Vendighota PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2._,Tohn C. Sellmar, manager of the Vendighota. has posted notices that women will be allowed to smoke in the dining room of the exclusive hotel, thereby arousing a storm of protest from women of the city, led by Mrs. Ru dolph Rlankenburg, wife of the mayor. Sellmar declares he took the step after conference with numerous hotel men and that the order will stand. j Son Francisco's Great Daily 1 Founded -1856 Wild Parrot Caught By Policeman Jakes Revenge on Officer A HALF a knadrrd mra at tempted at ft o'clock this morulas to capture a wild, green parrot which made Its advent ln Portsmouth square iv some mysterious manner. There was a lively chase over the green grass tor the bird. Policeman Michael Hurley of the southern station watched the chase with Interest and finally Joined the throng. In 15 minutes, with chest expanded, he entered the hall of justice, the proud captor of the wild parrot. But when lie was about to turn the bird over to the property clerk for Identifica tion, n sharp beak took a chunk ont of the policeman's right hand. Hurley vras treated by a physician. The parrot is now at the property clerk's office In a c«g». MYSTERY IN DEATH OF R.R. MAN Police Fear That Holdup Men Slugged Sacramentan Found Dying Near the Mint Joseph McCoy, a railroad man, was found unconscious in the gutter at Mission and Mary streets, near the United States mint, early this morn ing and died two hours later at the centra! emergency hospital. Whether he was the victim of highwaymen who heat and robbed him, or whether he was Injured accidentally, is a ques tion the police are attempting to answer. McCoy arrived from Sacramento Tuesday. At 3 o'clock this, morning Ralph Richmond, who lives at the Hotel Hale, found him lying senseless in the street, with his teeth knocked out and blood flowing from deep cuts in the scalp. He died at the central emergency hospital without regain ing consciousness. The broken end of a watch chain was still hitched to McCoy's suspen der and not a cent of money was ln his pocket. Balkans Are Again Growling and War Seems Inevitable . 1 Greece Attempts to Avoid Trouble and Withdraws Troops From Dedeagatch ATHENS, Greece, Oct. 2.—-Belief is becoming stronger every day that an other war in the Balkans is inevitable. In consequence of the alliance h»- ' tween Bulgaria and Turkey the Greek ! troops arc being withdrawn from the ! part of Dedeagatch, a piece of terri- j tory wiiose possession was disputed , by Greece and Bulgaria. The Greek government realizes that it conld not ! possibly hold the port against a com- ; blned Bulgar-Turk army and is loath j to allow another war to ensue over j the ownership of the district. At the . same time the reservists are being; recalled to the colors and the naval i forces are being strengthened. ALBANIANS AND SERVIANS KIGHT j BEIiGRADE. Serviu, Oct. 2.—Kight-! ing between Albanians and Servians > is still in progress ln old Servia. An| order for general mobilization of the ' Servian army has been issued, but it has not yet gone into effect. ! PRICE ONE CENT; 10 MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGE DONE Swollen Rivers Inundata Towns and Destroy Crops and Farms; Huge Dam in Peril AUSTIN. Tex., 4 Oct. 2.—Continual rain for 74 hours has swollen net every stream in Texas to flood stage. Many o fthe larger rivers are over flowing and an enormous acreage in the southern, central and eastern pai t of the state has been inundated. Rain was falling at noon today, with no indication that it would cease. Scores of towns were partly sub merged and hundreds of families Save been driven from their homes. The Colorado river was higher to day than it has been in years. Fears were felt for the great dam at Austin, whic his little more than half fin ished at a cost of nearly $1,000,000. Many miles of railroad have been washed out by the flood and the dam age to property and crops is esti mated at $10,000,000. Retired Capitalist And Actress Marry SAN JOSE, Oct. 2.—L*mis McLane, aged 56, a retired capitalist of St a Francisco, and Ethel Hunt, aged 20, a handsome young woman who state! that she was a New York actress, were married in this city yesterday by the Rev. Mr. Hodgson, pastor of St. Paul's church. A marriage license also was issued yesterday afternoon by the county clerk here to John Henry Hatton, 40, a United States forecaster, residing in San Francisco, and Mc- Cllnton, aged 29, a government clerk of the some city. FIRE DESTROYS HIGH SCHOOL; LOSS $60,000 SANTA CRUZ, Oct. 2.—Fire of mys terious origin destroyed the local high school building, causing a loss of S6O - 000 last night. The insurance car ried is MO.OOO. Volunteer firemen saved much of the furnishings. Bay View at Forest Hill Don't forget to conic Sunday to sec The New Bay View Tract, Forest Hill Court. Take the Hayes-Mar ket car direct to the property. The Finest Bay View at the lowest price. 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