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• Papen/br • California Homes. TOLUME 114. —NO. 150 HUERTA, ANGRY AT THREATS, REFUSES TO QUIT GET MY 10 SMACKS? DONALD LOWRIE NOTE ASKED MRS. FROLICH Helen Vi~ginia Frolich, 3 year old daughter of sculptor, for the possession of whom her father and mother are waging a legal battle. VILOENCE FEARED AT RITUAL TRIAL Government Masses Troops at Kiev in Anticipation of Trouble KIEV. Nov. 6. —The governor of Kiev began to mass troops here in anticipation of violence following the verdict In the ritual murder trial. The government has given strict in structions that peace must be main tained and a massacre prevented. A special guard has been provided for the defendant in the event that he reeds It. When the summing up was resumed today, mounted Cossacks patrolled the streets about the courthouse. Three hundred additional troops have been added to the bsrracka. Nicaragua Discovers Assassination Plot MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Nov. 6.— Wholesale assassinations have been planned by political conspirators who are plotting the death of President Diaz, the Nicaraguan cabinet and members of the chamber of deputies, ai i ording to a confession made here today by one of the ring leaders. It is said the conspirators are divided In three groups and each man had his victims marked out for him. Baird Sold Share of Estate, Mother Avers That Miles T. Baird had sold his in terest In the Baird estate for J56.240.80 Is the allegation of Mrs. Veronica C. Baird and Mrs. Marie Sproule, mother end sister of Baird, In their answer filed today to Balrd's suit* to recover (67.066, which he says they owe him. The defendants sssert that Balrd never pledged his stock with them, but sold it outright to the mother when she assumed Balrd's indebted ness t« the Baird Estate company. THE San Francisco CALL Former Prisoner's Sculptor's Wife Read at* Divorce Trial Determined to contrast the affec tions of Finn Haakon Frolich, the sculptor, for his 3 year old daughter, Helen Virginia Frolich. with the al leged indifference of Mrs. Helen Man son Frolich. for the baby. Attorney Samuel M. Shortridge today intro duced into the trial of the husband's divorce suit evidence including a let ter written to Mrs. Frolich by Donald Lowrie, a writer. Judge Graham, who will be called upon to determine the merits of the sculptor's suit and to award the child, for whom both parents are fighting, elicited the statement from Mrs. Fro lich in her first apeparance on the stand that Lowrie called upon her at the Jefferson hotel to extend pliilan thoptc aid. The letter was written by Lowrie February 26, 1913, on the stationery of the King Edward hotel in Los An geles. Mysteriously the letter was mailed to William F. Rose, who la as sisting Mrs. Frolich in the case. LOWIII LETTER WITH "SMACKS" The missive, which is addressed to Miss Elaine Allerton, the name under which Mrs. Frolich was a stenog rapher here for the M. A. Burns Lum ber company, reads: "My Dear Friend—Just got back from a bucolic trip and fojjnd letter awaiting me. While the tub is filling • country hotels have no acquaintance with the word bawth) I am using the sacred Interval to drop you a word or so. "Pardon me, did you get my second letter with 10 'smacks' Inclosed? You did not acknowledge it. (I was taught that word 'smack' by Frank Fisher, the dramatic writer.) / "Were I in Frisco I could relieve your situation, but I have engage ments that will keep me down, here— skating—for a week or 10 days. So long as you really have an abundance of hope there is no cause for worry. I appreciate your letter. " 'Your young friend of 34 winters Continued on Page 2, Column 4 FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1913 —PAGES 1 TO 8 Girl Mystery Is Solved Jmops to Handle Strike INDIANAPOLIS GUARDED BY MILITIA Governor Orders Entire State Guard to Scene of Labor Trouble INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. s.—The entire state militia is on its way to Indian apolis to handle the streetcar strikfle situation. This was officially an nounced by Governor Italston's secre tary this morning, v ho requested the newspapers to issue no extras an nouncing the fact brcause of the un due excitement it might cause. This was agreed to. Governor Ralston has refused per mission to hold a monster mass meet ing on the state house grounds, which was applied for by labor leaders, who wanted to make a protest against the calling out of the troops. The gov ernor stated he does not favor public gatherings of any kind at this time. LABOR LEADERS PROTEST The labor leaders at the temple an nounced at noon a protest against the military demonstration will be held despite the failure to obtain the gov ernor's consent. A good crowd has congregated about the labor temple, which is one block from the state house. Various companies will begin to ar rive in Indianapolis within a few hours. Practically all of them will be here at 2 o'clock. The placing of 2,000 militiamen on streets in Indianapolis this afternoon does not mean the establishment of martial law, according to Governor Ralston. MAY OKI I.tHH MARTIAL LAW Martial law may be necessary later, it was stated. Ralston's decision to call the sol diers In was reached last night after another attempt to induce the officials of the Indianapolis Traction Terminal company to treat with Its striking em ployes had failed. The last proposition submitted to the governor by President Beatty of the Central Labor union proposed that the streetcar company's officials should receive the striking men merely as employes and not as union men. The governor submitted the proposition to President Robert I. Todd of the street car company, who repeated that the company had nothing to arbitrate and that It could not consider such a sug gestion. Trial Divorce Off, Pair Are Remarried SAN JOSE. Nov. 6—A trial divorce entered upon three months ago in Oregon by Walter Boyd Blackly and Myrtle May Blackly was called off yesterday afternoon, when they went through the marriage ceremony for the second time. "Three months is lon*r enough to be divorced, and I cer tainly prefer matrimony to the so called state of single blessedness," said Mrs. Blackly. State Troops Guard Negro From Lynching FRANKFORT, Ky. Nov. 6.-—State troops were called out by Governor McCreary to guard the Jail at Somer set, Ky., today to prevent the lynch ing of Bob Garrett, a negro, charged with attempting to assault a white woman. Twite during the night a mob surrounded the jail and threat ened to break down the doors. Elephant "Queenie" Now Poeketbooks NEW YORK, Nov. 6.—Queente, who used to he an elephant, is now pocket books. A downtown jewelry firm yes terday placed in Its window dozens of leather poeketbooks made from the hide of the once famous pachyderm. She was about 150 years old when she was killed a couple of y_ea,r ■ ago. Streetcar Strike <$>♦<?> <S*3> Trouble Causes Two thousand state troops or dered to Indianapolis. Streetcar men on strike fall to secure concessions, company officials declining; to arbitrate. Governor orders out militia following failure of effort to ar bitrate. Martial law not declared, but In poaa'ble later on If necessary. SEARCH EUROPE FOR CALIFORNIAN Guardian Believes Millionaire Who Escaped From Ranch Has Crossed Water Attorney H H. MePike, guardian of Walter McCreery, the eccentric mil lionaire, is in New York ready to leave for Europe to continue his search for liis ward, who mysteriously disap peared from the Los Muetros rancho near Holllster early on the morning of October 27. MePike has information tending to indicate that McCreery is in Europe. MePike went east last week to trace down a clew. Woman's Finger Tips Are Worth $750 Each, Oakland Jury Finds Finger tips on the hand of Clara Norling of Berkeley are worth $750 each, according to a verdict rendered today in Judge Harris' court in Oak land, when the woman was given a $1,500 judgment against Dr. J. Bohan non. He amputated the ends of two digits. Mrs. Norling charged that she went to Doctor Bohannan to be treated for slight wounds on her hand, and that the surgeon handled the case so care lessly that infection set in and It be came neecssary to amputate the tips of the second and third fingers of her right hand. She sued for $5,000. French Ambassador To Germany Resigns BERLIN, Nov. 6. —M. Jules Cambon has tendered his resignation to the French government as ambassador to Germany, to take effect at the end of December. 3 Killed, 4 Hurt, When Ohio Freights Collide ALLIANCE, 0., Nov. 6.—Three men were killed and four injured today in a collision of two freight trains on the Lake Erie, Alliance and Wheeling rail way at Beech Church, three miles southwest of Alliance. American Ambassador Robbed in Madrid MADRID, Nov. 6.—The disappear ance of jewels amounting to several thousand dollars belonging to Joseph K. Willard. the American ambassador, was reported today to the police by the manager of the Palace hotel. Brave First Officer Promoted to Captain NEW YORK. Nov. 6. —In recognition of his bravery, First Officer Spanger burg, who was in temporary command of the North German Lloyd steamer Grosser Kurfuerst at the time of the Volturno disaster, has been promoted to captain. Bailey in Fight for Texas Governorship AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 6.—Joseph W. Bailey, former United States senator from Texas, will be a candidate for governor of Texas at the state elec tion next year, according to an an nouncement made by several of his friends today. WIFE OF 16 ABANDONS HUSBAND Penniless and Hungry, Los Angeles Girl Wanders in Dazed State Solved is the mystery of the girl found weeping by the driveway in the park and taken to the park hospital by a party of automobillsts. She is Alma Johnson, nee Bledsoe, of Los Angeles, and lack of work, lack of money and even food, together with blighted ambitions toward being an art student, were responsible for her plight. She has supplied another mystery, however, in her reference to a friend who killed himself in the park a week ago last Monday and whose name she refused to divulge. Records in the coroner's office show that but one man has com mitted suicide in the park for weeks past. That was on .Saturday, Octo ber 25, and he is still unidentified at the morgue. HOME I.IKE MIT HAPPT Her name was Bledsoe and her father is a photographer in Los An geles. Her home life was not happy, and she was making her home with an aunt, also in Los Angeles, caring for her children and otherwise help ing her. She is but 16 years old now, but she was married to a man named Johnson last January. "I did not love him, but he told me he would take care of me and that he could make me very happy," said the girl. "I found out later that he was the greatest liar in the world. I could never go back to him because I should have a perfect contempt for myself if I did. I would rather starve." Last July, she and her "chum" as she calls her, Ruth Towne, thought they would like to come to San Fran cisco, so they walked from Los Ange les. On their arrival here Alma found work as a nurse maid, first across the bay and later here. FINOS SELF WITHOIT MONEY Three weeks ago she found herself Without occupation. She stayed with Ruth Towne at the home of the let ter's aunt, eating her meals at restau rants and cafeterias, until her money gave out. "I have walked from one end of this city to the other for more than two weeks," she said, "looking for work, but I couldn't find it, my money was all gone, and I didn't want to be a burden on my friends. I was dazed with trouble and didn't know what I was doing, so I just wandered into the park." Retain Warden Hoyle, Alameda Mothers Plea Protesting against the contemplated retirement of Warden Hoyle of San Quentin prison, the Lincoln Mothers' club of Alameda this afternoon passed resolutions asking that the prison board refuse to accept the warden's resignation. Donahoe's Name Good, Mayor Harrison Avers CHICAGO. Nov. 6.—Mayor Harrison took the witness stand today in the conspiracy trial of Attorney Daniel Donahoe and Private Detective Isaac Steifel, charged with attempting to discredit Clarence S. Funk. Mayor Harrison was one of the 20 leading Chicago men who testified prior to the filing of public charges against Donahoe. The attorney's' reputation had been good, the mayor said. President Wilson Pays Relative's Debt HADDON FIELD, N. J.. Nov. 6 — President Wljson has paid a grocery bill of a distant relative rather than have the grocer go without his money. \V. S. Eldridge has received a check for $30.32 from the president in pay ment of the debt, which was incurred by J. Wilson How* CITY WINS TUOLUMNE SUIT Superior Court Overrules Plan to Tax Hetch Hetchy Subsidiary STOCKTON, Nov. 6.—ln a petition for a writ of mandate brought by the city and county of San Francisco agSlnst the board of supervisors of Tuolumne county to have more than $1,000,000 worth of San Francisco property in Tuolumne county declared exempt from taxation, Superior Judge Frank H. Smith of Stockton rendered a decision this morning in favor of San Francisco. The action was orig inally commenced In San Francisco February 14 and then tried here. San Francisco purchased the land in connection with the Hetch Hetchy project. The Tuolumne county super visors assessed the property, and San Francisco objected. Judge Smith said the case would probably be carried to the supreme court, notwithstanding his decision. City Attorney Long represented San Francisco. White House Bride Elect Tries On Her Very Best Dress Miss Jessie Wilson Wanted to Know if Important Part of Trousseau Would Fit WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—Miss Jessie Wilson, bride elect of the White House, today tried on her very best visiting gown, which will form an Im portant feature of her trousseau. It Is a combination three piece gown of dark blue chiffon brocaded in the same color velvet combined with plain velvet of the same shade. The dress is made of the brocaded chiffon with a kneedeep hem of blue velvet. A loose sleeved cutaway coat, trimmed with moleskin and a rather wide brimmed black velvet hat with a soft crown and a flat bow of blue velvet, complete the costume. Thief Steals $60, but Leaves $6,000 in Coat Detective Frederick Suttman says Daniel McKenzie, a recent arrival from Columbus, 0., is a "lucky gentle* man." McKenzie, who came to San Fran cisco to buy a rooming: house, found that a thief had stolen $60 in coin from his trousers. The thief, how ever, overlooked a wallet in the coat pocket which contained four $1,000 bills and four $500 bills, a total of $6,000. Democratic Chairman To Marry in London WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—William G. McCombs of New York, chairman of the democratic national committee, Is soon to be married In London to Miss Dorothy Williams of Washington, D. C. Word of the approaching cere mony was reported here today by friends of the bride. Miss Williams left Washington a month ago in com pany with her brother in law, Joseph Letter, and her sister on board the yacht which the Leiters chartered for a cruise around the world. Woman Addresses U. S. Supreme Count WASHINGTON. Nov. 6. —A rare oc currence took place in the supreme, court of the United States when Mrs. S. S. Sorin of Arizona appeared yes. terday as the sole representative of a corporation in a big mining suit. Only on a few occasions have women ad dressed the court, and then in nearly every instance only as associate asel >§ari Fabric is co'« r Daily —1856 - . Mexican Affairs Expect Blockade FLEET officers expect or ders for complete blockade of all Mexican ports. » * * O'Shaughnessy wires long message to Washington about conference held with Huerta in palace yesterday. , * * * Rumor is prevalent that Huerta will not resign until Mexican congress meets * * * Orders given troops to en train for Mexican border. * * * Officers on border patrol se cure information of trails in state of Chihuahua. THIEVES' LOOT IS RATED AT $4,000 Timely Arrival of Maid Pre vents Burglars Getting More Valuables Four thousand dollars in jewelry was stolen from the residence of Mrs. Carl A. Dinsmore, prominent Oakland society woman, at 358 Jayne street, by burglars last night. The arrival of a maid scared away the robbers and saved other Jewelry, also valued at $4,000. Mrs. Dinsmore's most prized trink ets. Including several wedding gifts, were included in the loot. Dlnßmore's valuable collection of pearl scarf pins was taken. The men ransacked the house from cellar to garret, gathering up the jewelry as the search progressed through each room. All the Jewelry was carried away in two suit cases belonging to the Dinsmores. Mrs. Dinsmore, who is the wife of the sales manager of the Wlckham- Havens company, believes that only the return of the maid prevented the Intruders from stripping them of everything of value. Get Wedding License For $2; Wants Divorce Quick for Same Price Believing that divorces are dis pensed with the same recklessness that characterizes the sale of mar riage licenses, Clarence Clove of Oak land called at the hall of records In Oakland this morning and offered Chief Deputy County Clerk Andrew Johnstone $2 with the request for an interlocutory decree. "I got a marriage license here a short time ago, and now I want you to give me a decree of divorce," he said. "It's not as simple getting divorced as it is getting married," informed Clerk Johnstone. "Well, it ain't worth the trouble," said Clove, departing. Attention, Divorcees! Alimony Is Income And Will Be Taxed WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—Alimony payers today asked the secretary of the treasury for a ruling: as to whether or not they must withhold their income tax on these payments or pay in full the amount to the re cipient. Secretary McAdoo stated he has not had time to investigate this phase of the situation, but it was his unoffi cial opinion that tax could be held by the payers at the "source." One thing was certain, the tax must be paid. Fine Day Friday, but Saturday Not Certain While Weather Expert Willson an nounced today that the rainstorm which has drenched northern Califor nia for the last week was ended, he would not at this time predict a clear day for the big football game Satur day. Tomorrow will be a fair and warm day, according to the weather forecast. During the 24 hours ended at 5 a. m. today .03 of an inch of rain was added to the season's record, making a total of 1.69 to date. Millions Provided For Moving Crops WASHINGTON. Nov. 6.—Approxi mately $35,000,000 was deposited in hanks of the southwest to aid in the nmvement of the crops, so it was learned at the treasury department today. About $2,>,000,000 has been de posited in southern banks and the bal. ance in western banks. PRICE ONE CENT U.S. DEFIED BY TYRANT 10 FORCE HIM OUT Tells Cabinet He Will Remain in Palace in Spite of Naval Demonstration and Ultimatum BULLETIN EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 6.—Wor* was received here today that an army of 12,000 constitutionalists undeC General Villa has attacked the city of Chihuahua and a battle is raging there. MEXICO CITY, Nov. 6.—-Angered by the recent pressure from Washington brought against him to compel his resignation, Huerta told his cabinet today he had decided to remain in the national palace in spite of any threats or threatening demonstrations by the United States. The Mexican si J4 f -'..V is further complicated by President Wilson's lat est demand for Huerta's resignation and that the plans for a peaceful solu tion of the problem have been at least for the time being frustrated is ap parent. Huerta has not yet formally " re jected President Wilson's- demands nor had he communicated with O'Shaughnessy, the American charge d'affairs, on the subject up to noon to. day. HCEKTA GAINS STRENGTH The possibility that the United States will go further in its naval demonstration in Mexican waters has been to some extent strengthened by the developments of the last 72 hours. A number of political enemies of the dictator have pledged their support saying that Mexico expects to see Huerta remain in the national palace and refuse to give way in the face of pressure from Washington or any other foreign menace. On the surface there is an appear ance of apathy. Underneath there is a strong tension. News that two more American battleships have turned to wards Mexican waters to augment the fleet of 14 ships already in Mexican waters has caused mingled feelings of anger and alarm. Charge d'Affalres O'Shaughnessy sent to Washington today a long dis patch telling of the result of the con ference which he bad with Huerta late yesterday. O'Shaughnessy re fused to divulge what had been dis cussed at the meeting, but his anxiety was apparent today. /BRUISERS ORDERED TO STAY IN MEXICO WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 —"The Loui siana, Michigan, New Hampshire and California will remain in Mexican waters for the present." This order was Issued by the secretary of the navy today following a conference with Bryan. This was the reply to a request from Rear Admiral Fletcher, commanding the second and third di visions of the Atlantic fleet at Vera Cruz, for directions as to whether the Why Should We Modestly Say That fOREST HILL Values Will Be Only 100% OR 200% ADVANCED BY THE TWIN PEAKS TtSXElif We have before us a sworn copy of the Assessor's map, showing the district at the further end of the Third Street Tunnel in Los An geles—figures like thia—assessed value before and after construction of tunnel: Before After Lot 17, Block S 9300 S-1.000 Lot 10, Block 10 KIND SH.OOO Lot 1». Block 104...507.1 $12,001) Lot 13, Block R $4110 gtt.OOtt Why multiply instances—the map shows over 50© lota with similar figures—if you doubt it call at this office and see the map! i If that can happen in Los An geles with one little tunnel, who can predict what San Francisco can do with the aid of the Panama Canal, the Exposition and Twin Peaks Tunnel? Forest Hill is the first stop in the Western district —-"15 minutes down town." If you have a few dollars to invest come and see us at once, the terms are easy, the profits will be enormous. NEWuL-MURDOOI COMPANY SO MONTGOMERY STREET.