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• Paper Jot • I C alifor nia Homes. J ~ ~ — — —— VOLUME 114.—N0. 129. "I AM DICTATOR," SAYS HUERTA U. S. THREATENS ARMED INVASION HUNDREDS FLEE FLAMES CAPTAIN OF VOLTURNO BLINDED BY FIRE B-ave Commander Fought Cowardly Crew in Face of Terrific Heat —Was the Last to Leave Ship ON BOARD THE RED STAR STEAMSHIP KROONLAND. AT SEA <BY WIRELESS, VIA CAPE RACE, N. F.), Oct. 13.—Captain Francis Inch, 1? ro of the burned liner Volturno, stayed on his fiery ship until his eye sight was almost lost. When he was brought aboard the Kroonland, after being resetted, he was unable to see, and today he was confined to his Ever since he came on board the Kroonland physicians have been struggling to save his eyesight, and they now hope they have succeeded. In the position which Captain Inch took when the mutinous sailors of tbe Volturno thrust back the passen gers in the rush for the lifeboats, he caught the full effect of the heat from the flames that were destrov»ng his ship. At no time, however, did lie waver in his heroism and he had to be assisted into the boat which took him off the traveling ocesn vol cano. He has been in a state of al most complete collapse since he came aboard the vessel and has been un- Continued oa Page 2, Column 1 QUALITY CIRCULATION Quality as well as quan tity is ever in mind as The Call develops its wonderful circulation. That the public appreci ates this is evidenced by the automobile advertising carried by The Call. Last Saturday The Call ran 3,500 lines of paid au tomobile display advertis ing. This is almost double the amount carried by all the other evening papers com bined. THE CIRCULATION OF THE CALL SATUR DAY WAS 75,915 NET PAID Read Christy Mathewson's Final Summing Up of the World's Series in Today's Call THE San Francisco CALL DEATH ROLL IS 144 NUMBER SAVED, 510 MEW YORK, Oct. 13.— ■™ Cable dispatches received by officials of the Uranium line today indicated that 144 per sons vcrished in the Volturno disaster. The revised figures given out by the Uranium line are as follows: PasßenKer* oh Volturno .. . .561 Crew on Volturno 93 Total 8T.4 RESCUED I'asaenojerN 485 • ren 25 Total BM MISSING Pamenccrs 7fl Crew «8 # Total believed to have peilalM 4 144 TAMALPAIS SUICIDE IS FOUND Charred remains of a man with a revolver clutched in the hanci of the dismembered right arm, found yester day near West Point inn. reveal a grewsome tragedy of the big Tamai pais fire. Almost incinerated, only a portion of the right leg, the right shoulder, right arm and skull are left. A revolver, a bit of blue cloth and square toed black shoes are the only clews to the identity of the person. That it is the body of one of the fire fighters, who, entrapped by the flames which burned over the terri tory at night, and who shot himself rather than perish by fire, Is the the ory of Samuel Hardiusof 1827 Kncinal avenue, Alameda, and Miss Lulu Jo hansen of Mound street, Alameda, who made the discovery. The re mains* being almost cremated, it is impossible to tell how long they have been there, and it is possible that it was a suicide occurring before thi fire. HIKERS FIND REMAINS The bones were found by the girl and boy while hiking southeast from I West Point Inn. on the southwest shoulder of Tamaipais. It was at a point half a mile from the inn that the body was found. The couple were following one of the flre trails made in the fight to save Mulr woods. The fragments were lying under a' clump of charred underbrush about 23 feet from the' trail. From the heavy growth of underbrush at the point it Is not believed , the spot could have been penetrated before the flre, and this by a further indi cation that the remains tell of a tragedy from the flre. HAM) STILL HOLD* Gl 1 "There was little left to assist in identification." said Hardin this morning at-his Alameda home. "It was hardly possible, at first, to tell whether It was the remains of a hu man being. The skull had rolled several feet away. All else recog nlzable was a charred piece of the right leg, dismembered by fire at the knee; a portion of the right shoulder and right arm. "The right hand held a Smith A Wesson revolver. Four shells were intact and one empty. The hand had escaped the flre. Shreds of cloth In dicated the suit worn was blue. "The shoe on the right foot was not a hiking shoe, but a square tocO black shoe, with rubber heel." Coroner Frank Sawyer left with a party this morning to take charge of the body. FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1913. SULZER WILL KNOW FATE TODAY High Court of Impeachment, Ready to Vote, Is Guarded by Force of Policemen SULZER CAREER CHOSEN GOVERNOR • ♦ • UP FOR FRAUD The following is a summary of Sulzer's political life: ISNi)—Elected to mate legis lature. Speaker In 1N93. 181)4—Elected to ccmßrPtw. Served continuously until 11113. November 6, I»l3—Eleeted governor. January 1, 1013—Inaugurated. April 26—Announced fight for statewide primary. August I 1 —Legislature adopts Frnwley committee report, rec ommending impeachment of Snlser -fur diverting campaign fund*) to private use. Vat nit 14—Impeached by the assembly; vote 79 to 45. Churge, "high crimes and misdemean «m." August 19—Given up office to Lieutenant Governor Martin H. Glynn. September IN—Court of Im peachment, composed ef senate nnd judges of court of appeals, convenes at Albany. October N—All evidence sub mitted. October 10—Cose goes to the court. GEORGE T. FRYE ALBANY, N. Y„ Oct. 13.—The high court of impeachment which will de cide the fate of Governor Sulzer re cowencd this afternoon and imme diately went into executive session, preliminary to taking a vote. A heavy force of policemen was on duty when the court went Into ses sion. Earlier ln the day reserves had been sent to the senate chamber, it had been rumored that an attempt would be mailt to puck the galleries. One hundred grafters were today threatened with jail by the Sulzer workers, no matter which way the impeachment court decided, and in printed statements which came from the governor's, suite it was asserted that the grafters had already been treed by investigators working for the executive department. Op state the antl-Tammanv ele ment swept into town with the prom ise that Theodore Roosevelt would run for governor of New York if Slltcer fell in the fight, and that Roosevelt would take up the graft pursuit begun by Sulzer. IIOi'K IS LAY MEMBERS Thirty-four lay members of the court of Impeachment by their votes may turn the tide either in favor or against Governor Sulser when the final ballot as to his guilt or Inno cence is taken. Standing together, they can outvote the lawyer mem bers of the court, the total of whom. Including the Judges of the court of appeals, is 25. Supporters of Gover nor Sulzer are banking upon the busi ness men legislators lining up with tl.e governor, but tney have no good argument on which to base their hope. Kriends of Sulxer kept up their erork to the very last minute in be half of the accused executive. RICH HOMES IN PATH OF FIRE '$500,000 Phelan Mansion Threatened by Great Forest Blaze Sweeing Mountain BULLETIN j SA\ JOSE, Oft. 13 Late reports from Saratoga indicate that the flames which broke oat anew this morals);, after being nearly nubJuKjated during; the nlarht, are kbit more almost under I control. It Is not believed that they ; will cross the nam rait aniens the wind I freshens considerably. Flakes of aabes have been falling; 20 miles from the > cunflasrmtion. sax JOSE, Oft. IS. —Mountaineers ' with their household goods and I wealthy men loaded down with fur j nishings of their summer homes are fleeing this morning from the path way of a mountain eonflagratlon which threatens to cross the Saratoga summit, in spite of the efforts of hun dreds of fire fighters. The situation became serious yes terday morning, when two fires, which have already burned over 35 square miles of timber, met on the west slope of the Sanla Cruz mountains between the simmit and the Big Basin redwod park, where the state pro poses to build Its new road. board of supervisors of Santa Clara county. Ix>s Gatos, Saratoga and San Jose, and scores of fire fighters were rushed to the scene In automobiles to aid the exhausted men who have been battling with the flames night and day. A b»< k fire was .started over several thousand acres this morning in a des perate effort to keep the (lames from crossing to the east side of the moun tains, where there are many magnifi cent summer homes, including the new $500,000 house now being fur nisher! by James D. Phelan, former mayor of San Francisco. Asks Police to Find Missing Daughter W. J. Miner has asked the police to institute a rigid search for his daughter, Hazel. 17 years old, who has been missing since September 17, when they were staying at the Russ house in Hayes street. Miner, who lives now at 508 Madi son street. Oakland, says that on the day his pretty daughter disappeared she left in company with Charles Ayers, planning to go to a theater. He has not seen her since. Judge Ben Lindsey Defies His Enemies DENVER. Oct. 13.—8y way of v an elaborately prepared pamphlet, enti tled "Sex and Sin." Judge B. B. Lind sey has formally thrown down the gauntlet to the Woman's Protective league and defied that organization to go ahead \s>th the recall. The docu ment concludes with a series of high commendations for Liridsey and his system by police officials, district at torneys and women engaged in carry ing on the philanthropic and social service of the city. GEN. HUERTA, WHO PROCLAIMS HIMSELF MEXICO'S DICTATOR Mexican usurper who is warned by the United States not to harm imprisoned deputies Girl, Brooding Over Death of Mother, Commits Suicide Pretty Stenographer Turns on Gas While Brother and Wife Spend Day in Oakland Brooding over the death of her mother, who passed away two years ago, Miss Alice Ourran, a pretty stenographer, finally became so de spondent that she turned on the gas last night In her room at 656 Doug lass street. Her body was found shortly after midnight this morning by her brother, Thomas Curran, when he returned home with his wife after a day spent in Oakland. He smelled gas and broke in the door to find the jets tusned on, the keyhole stuffed with paper nnd tiie windows locked. Miss Curran, who was 27 years old, had been melancholy ever since the death of her mother, but seemed in good spirits yesterday. Fay to Get Fisk's Place in Few Days WASHINGTON, Oct. 13.—-The resig nation of Arthur G. Flak as post master at San Francisco was re ceived today by President Wilson. Charles W. Fay will be appointed in his place and the nomination will be sent to the senate shortly. Dr. Rudolph Diesel's Body Found in River AMSTERDAM, Oct. 13.—A body be lieved to be that of Dr. Rudolph Die sel, famous inventor, who disappeared from a steamship about a fortnight ago, was found at the mouth of the Schelde river today. Effects on the body were identified as those of Doc tor Diesel. Women Witnesses to Testify at Trial of Mrs. Eaton Tomorrow Former Neighbors of Dead Rear Admiral May Throw Light on Alleged Poisoning PLYMOUTH, Mass., Oct. 13.—Two women witnesses were found today who will testify in the trial of Mrs. Jennie May Eaton, charged with poi soning her husband. Hear Admiral Joseph G. Eaton, at Assinnippi, which opens to morrow. They are Mrs. Leon Booth and Mrs. Avery P. Powers of Rockland, one time neighbors of the Eatons, who went to Connecticut toward the end of the inquest. The impaneling; of the jury, it is expected, will occupy a greater part of tomorrow, and poteeibly Wednes- day, so that the actual taking of tes timony may not begin before Thurs day morning. Attorney William A. Morse, chief counsel for the defense, held an important conference with his client today. Miss Champ Clark to Entertain Blind Folk WASHINGTON. Oct. 13.—Miss Gene vieve Champ Clark, daughter of the speaker, will give a talk on her re cent European trip to the blind people of Washington next Wednesday even ing. Like her mother. Miss Clark al ways has shown a deep interest in the welfare of the blind and frequently assists in entertainments for them. Excited Over Games, Harry Davis Jr. Dies PHILADELPHIA. Oct. 13. —Nerrews excitement over the world's series was today held responsible for the death of Harry Davis Jr.. 14 year old son of Harry Davis, one of Oonnto Mack's lieutenants, who died at his home last night following a terrible headache attack. 1 9 J I Serf* Francisco's First Great Daijy Founded —1856 J WOII WARNS USURPER HOT TO KILL CONGRESSMEN Foreign Fleets Are Rushed to Mexico—lnter vention Again Imminent—Tyrant in Decree Overthrows Constitution and Proclaims That He Is Supreme Power in Southern Republic BULLETIN . WASHINGTON, OCT. 13.—THE UNITED STATES TO DAY SERVED NOTICE ON PRESIDENT HUERTA, THROUGH THE EMBASSY AT MEXICO CTTY r THAT THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT MUST PROTECT THE IMPRIS ONED DEPUTIES AND THAT THIS GOVERNMENT WILL COUNTENANCE NO VIOLENCE OR EXTREME MEASURES AGAINST THE POLITICAL PRISONERS. MEXICO CITY, Oct 13.—Vrdoriano Huerta, provi sional president, today proctaimed himself dictator of Mex ico and overthrew the constitution. Huerta issued a decree announcing that tie has as sumed all the former powers of congress relating to war, finance and the domestic affairs of the nation. He says he will permit the department of justice to exercise fts usual functions "unless ft interferes with his decrees" wMcti will be issued from time to time. The constitutional exemption of members of corses* from arrest is revoked by the decree and the dictator pro claims that he alone is the supreme power in Mexico* He ptedges himseff to make a due report of Ms adftras to the next congress, to be efected October 26, BRITISH WARSHIPS fN 6ULF All of today's papers carry dispatches from Vena Qtuz stating that British warships have been seen. Sn fc GMf of Mexico, and the beftef is growfngth.atQdic±aOTd'dsed™ action is to be taken by the powers in the preset eirki& : The government is arranging to rash fre trial" of th* accused deputies, but this is expected' to fee a fercey iirr view of Huerta's decree, which virtually says the department of justice must do as he says. General Felix Dfaz r whs Es returning to Wetfeo from Europe, has been warned m a cable dispafelr sent to Ha vana that General Huerta has arranged to have fori? assas sinated. The dispatch was sent today by friend's of Diaz after they had teamed that two members of fne Mexican secret service had been sent to Vera Cruz, The situation here was unchanged' today, with troops i and machine guns held in readiness in case of any outbreak, MUST NOT HARM DEPUTIES WASHINGTON, Oct 13-,—Secretary Bryan's instruo tions to Charge O'Shaugfmessy today to confer with the Mexican minister of foreign affairs and to iell him that the : "United States will not allow" any violence toward the im prisoned deputies followed a conference between the pres; - dent and secretary of state immediately after the latter's hurried return to Washington today, Secretary Bryan, when asked' what fr« United Str Continued c* t***e- -i. Cotvma « PRICE ONE CENT.