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A Clean, Wholesome - PapeiV&r - California Homes. VOLUME 114.—N0. 139 HOSTS OF QUEEN AVIA IN GRAND REVIEW MONROE DOCTRINE ATTACKED BY GEN. HUERTA DICTATOR IS BACKED BY ENGUND IS 1! Threatening Defi Issued by Usurper After Long Con ference With British Ambassador BULLETIN WASHINGTON, Oct. 24.—The British foreign office today informed I the state department that Sir Lionel i Garden, British minister to Mexico, I has repudiated the interviews in j which he is alleged to have said that Brest Britain is not in accord with the policy o fthe United States con cerning Mexico. Sir Lionel absolutely denies having made such assertion and asserts he aas been grossly misquoted. The British foreign office assured ; the United States that Great Britain is not opposing the United States in any manner in Mexican affairs. BULLETIN MEXICO CITY, Oct. 24.—Grave rumors involving the safety of Felix ' Diaz at Vera Cruz were circulated here today. He had notified friends that he would arrive here about 10 a. m. When he failed to do so the report quickly spread that something j had happened to him. MEXICO CITY, Oct. 24. —Huerta has boidiy thrown down the gauntlet to the I'nited States, or to any other for eign power which interferes in Mex ico and threatens tiie "setting aside of the Monroe doctrine," in a most bellicose statement which comes from the national palace, the statement be ing issued today after Huerta and Sir Lionel Gardner, the new British am bassador, had conferred until 2 a. m. "Should the United States fail to fecognize the established Mexican government," sair Huerta, "it will run the risk of precipitating in Mexico a crisis which might bring the govern ment in Washington face to face with the foreign governments and which might result In the setting aside of the Monroe doctrine." AMhMtK VXS IX PERIL The peril which confronted Amer ican residents in Mexico increased to day. As the result of the receipt of news from Vera Cruz that the Mexican gunboat Zaragoza had seized the Ward liner Morro Castle, a United States ship, and preparations which the Amer ican consul at Vera Cruz had made to protect Felix Diaz, the hatred of Mexi cans toward citizens of the United Ktates has been fanned to a higher pitch than at any other time since the break between Mexico and the L'nited States. An emmissary, believed to be direct from Huerta, left here today to de mand that Diaz withdraw from the presidential contest Sunday. For tome mysterious reason Huerta caused it to be rumored that the government has switched its favor from Frederico (iamhoa, strong Cath olic candidate for president, to David ie la Fuente, because "Fuente ts ac ceptable to the Carranzists." The government today explained the arrest of the entire personal s!aff of Huerta last night on the ground that a letter signed "Felix Diaz" was fuund telling the officers in the na tional palace to prepare for a coup CoDtlnued on Page 2, Column 7 THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL Parade and Crowd at Third and Market—"Exposition Line" Train Bandit Head Believed Elsie Sigel's Slayer Elsie Sigel's ghost has drifted into the Oakland police courts. Leon Wing, a Chinese arrested with Mm Yoke Ying, his woman companion, as heads of a Chinese blackmail and rob bery gang, is believed to be the Chi nese student who murdered Miss Sigel, his teacher in a missionary school in New York, four years ago. Leon Ling killed the Sunday school worker In a stuffy Chinese den in lower New York, stuffed Iter body into a trunk and then disappeared. Traces of him have been found from time to time, but no clew ever developed suf ficiently to find the man. Not long ago a rumor spread to the effect that the slayer had been found In Oak land, but it came to nothing. The general appearance of Leon WinK, who was arraigned before Po lice Judge Samuels, and the similar SIXTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24. 1913-PAGES 1 TO 8. lty of his name to that of the mys terious Chinese who has been sought j from coast to coast, led the Oakland J police to believe that the man now in j | custody is the lon»? sought for crlm j inal. Leon Wing and his companion have I been operating from Oakland to Sac- j ramento, and five recent robberies in | , Oakland have been traced to the j 1 garifr of which the man and woman j | are the head. Leon is supposed to have a wife and I four children in San Francisco, where ihe is supposed to be connected with I a leading Chinese family. His slave | wife, who is 30 years old and beauti ful, is also said to be well connected. They are well educated and intel ] ligent and understand English, but to all questions of the police they j j merely shake their heads in denial. | 250 DEAD IN MINE, IS LAST REPORT DAWSON, N. M., Oct. 24. —With the breaking of dawn today the last ves tige of hope that any more living miners would be taken from shaft No. 2 of the Stag Canyon Fuel company was abandoned. Approximately L'so men have been given up for dead. Two of the helmet rescue crew were lost in the workings this morning and are believed to be dead. Two others who accompanied them into the mine were rescued barely alive. Volunteers are search ing for the missing men. Scores of bodies were located during the night, but were not touched until today, the rescue gangs pressing fur ther in hope of finding some of the victims still alive. One man was dis covered alive but unconscious. He was within a few hundred feet of the point of the explosion. He has not re covered sufficiently to tell what hap pened. One corpse was found stand "PATH OF PORTOLA" HERTER ILLUSTRATES IN CALL TOMORROW Enriched by exquisite pen sketches by Albert Herter, noted mural painter, "The Path of Portola," the new achieve ment of George Sterling, Cali fornia's poet, will be repro duced in The Call tomorrow. Artist Herter was enraptured by the poem, and hearing of the popular demands for its repub lication, after the success it met with in Wednesday's Call, he consented to contribute his art to illuminate the verses. lng against the wall of a chamber with a hand pressed to his face as If to ward off the fumes. At the shaft are gathered hundreds of widows, sweethearts, sisters, moth, ers and children of Wednesday* ex plosion victims. Few bodies taken out today can be identified. Many are charred. San Francisco Dazzled By Splendor of Display From building wall to curbstone Market street hugged carefree thou sands. Where business houses raised U*"*a bricks to the sky In the bienaecf cor ors of the old world and the new, ex pectant faces crowded every cornice. The windows were frames for packed faces. Below the steel cables gr t oaned against the pressure of the enormous crowd, but held fast, and the floor of Market street, fading away toward Twin peaks in the haze of the chill morning, was bare. Up from the ferry building came a sound of bugles. The mounted police came prancing on to link the discov ery of the port with the happiness of grateful San Francisco. Heralds in flashing red and yellow trapping came up. San Francisco's First Great Dally Founded. —1856 Then the Spanish dragoons, out of the dead past. BUENOS lilOS, DON GASPAR AmA there, on the prancing horse, prvtm amf haughty, in his silver and silk, rode Don Gaspar de Portola! Don Gaspar was the spark that lighted the pent up enthusiasm of the western world. In his wake new thrills were awak ened in the souls of 500.000 people. Behind him arose a cheer to heaven that was deafening and hours long. And following him came the queen in regal state, Indians of history, recollections of savagery and the ftrost wonderful dreams of artists of 1913 unwinding in a brilliant spectacle, the climax of pageantry. When the head of the great moving picture was at Van Ness avenue, the Continued on Page 3, Column 1 SSH£ PRICE ONE CENT FESTIVAL PARADE IS RIOT OF COLORS "Marching Divisions the Most Eloquent Passage of His4r tory of the Great Festival" Grace MacGowan Cooke Author of "The Power and th* Glory" and Other Stories The sun came out to look at it, but we scarcely the festival col ors, scarlet and gold, courage and joy. If eloquence is the marshaling of facts in orderly procession, the dressing of them beautifully and sending them forth one after an other, then the great procession, 18,000 strong, that poured along the San Francisco streets today was the most eloquent passage of the fes- GAY WITH COLOR VIBRANT IN LIFE There they came gay with color, vibrant with life and motion, loud with the blare of martial music, a human manifestation that must stir any pulse, however sluggish. It was a song, a pean, worked out with human beings for notes to express the joy of a people at play, the affluent promise of a people who know how to work as well. All the labor that went to the making of the mighty spectacle was forgotten in the joy of its doing. All down the line they sang them-, selves, the scarlet and gold notes of The CARROLTON HAT Notable Novel la Colon*, ( ft J X Lotah aad Shape, VV/ PAUL T.CARROLL Retail Distributer Kan, Stetson, Henry Heath. 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