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• Paperjfar • California Homes. V J VOLUME 114. —NO. 158 REBELS FIRE ON U.S. ARMY IN EL PASO Cut Long Distance Phone Rates; Save $526,000 R. R. BOARD SLICES WIRE TOLL What Rail Board Phone Rate Cut Signifes What the Decision Means All rates cut 21 per cent. Time of standard conversa tion doubled. Was one min ute, • Saving to phone users of $526,000 annually. Order effective February 16, 1914. Present rates yield company more than 14 per cent. New rates will yield 9 per cent. Commission's rate is a half cent per air line mile. Fifty per cent increase for time over two minutes. Total of 64,000 messages in vestigated in reaching conclu sions. Parcel post zone plan fol lowed in making rates. In a sweeping decision rendered today the railroad commission cut the present long distance telephone rates In California maintained by the Pa cific Telephone and Telegraph com- Thls will mean a saving of nearly 552t,996 yearly to the people of Cali- The commission finds tiiat the schedule which the company desired to maintain yielded a return in ex cess of 14 per cent. The rates as fixed by the commis sion are calculated to yield slightly above 9 per cent. The new rates will In reducing charges the commission doubles the time allowed for conver sations. The telephone company has allowed one minute for the standard conversation. Two minutes will be th» future initial period. The railroad commission declared that "the telephone rates now in ex istence are unreasonable and excess ive." it further finds that the tele phone company has been allowing its Continued on !'««» 3, Column 5 READ THE SPECIAL SATURDAY REAL ESTATE CLASSIFIED COLUMNS Containing good buys in city and country properties NOT ADVER TISED in any other paper. As a suggestion three choice buys are offered below: $3,500 < 'Ash—Special bargain; modern residence, delightful location; 7 rooms, .sleeping porch, etc. Easy terms. gS.OOO CASH—Klegant. n«»w residence on 10th ay., nr. Lake st.; fi large rooms, sleeping porch, etc. $300 CASH will secure a beautiful new home of fi rooms and hath, sleeping porch, etc.; within walking distance of business center. For full details of the above and other good buys see PAGES 21-22, TODAY'S BARGAINS WILL BE WORTH MONEY TO YOU THE San Francisco CALL REBEL VICTOR AND THE SCENES OF TODAY'S SLAUGHTER Gen.Pancho Villa and Streets in Juarez, Where Fighting That Resulted in Americans'Deaths,Was Hottest The three Americans killed were in front of the American house, on the main street of the city WEATHER FORECAST Weather forecast for San Fran cisco—Foggy tonight: fair Sunday. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES— SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1913—PAGES 1 TO 12 Posses on Trail of Overland Train Bandit Aided by a tramp, who "rode the decks of jS»O. 5" down from Port Casta with the red socked bandit, detectives for the Southern Pacific company to -day are right at the heels of the bold robber who swung down from the roof and looted the last Pullman of the long overland train at 7:40 o'clock last evening near Richmond. With a wicked, long barreled revolver for a persuader, the highwayman stripped five trainmen and as many passengers of $700 ( ash and valuables as neatly as a hero staging a moving picture holdup. HOBO GETS IXFORMATIOX Albert R. Burk, alais Herbert I* Power, is the man wha was taken on the top of the train at the Sixteenth street station. He is now in jail in Oakland. Information Burk has gh en to Pat rick Kindelon, special agent for the Southern Pacific company, and his operatives, is expected to lead to the Automobiles to Carry The Call s Guests From Wmehayen to Richmond The Call has chartered the Western Pacific ferry boat Telephone for Sunday to take its readers on a free trip to the Nicholl-Macdonald Business Center Tract at Richmond. A landing will be made at Winehaven, where the guests of The Call will be entertained by the California Wine Association. ultimate discovery of the man wanted, says Kindelyon. Another tramp was found on the pilot of the train, but he was released. The open country in the vicinity of Richmond is being scoured by the posse of police and detectives. Chief Arnold of Richmond has main tained his cordon of armed men on the county road south of Richmond. Motorcycle men from the Berkeley department kept chugging through lanes and alleys, scrutinizing every person closely. UNDERWORLD BKIXG SCOURED Most of the detectives from Oakland and San Francisco turned their at tention to the lodging houses and loafing places of the underworld in San Francisco and Oakland, confident the wanted man is in hiding in one city or the other. T.ate information today was to the effect that the nolice have nositive Continued on Pace 2. Column 6 MEXICAN SITUATION <?♦.♦•• JUAREZ ISCAPTURED Juarez was captured at 6:30 o'clock this morning by 1,200 constitutionalists commanded by General Pancho Villa. * * * 'Three Americans, five con stitutionalists and 30 federals were killed. % * * * Racehorses stampede during . hot engagement at racetrack. * * # Four thousand additional constitutionalists on way to Juarez. * * * General Villa plans to estab lish the constitutionalists' capi tal at Juarez to gain recogni tion from the United States as belligerents. * # * Reports current that General Blanquet plans the arrest of Huerta as traitor. * # * Bryan sends note to Huerta demanding resignation. Johnston Chosen San Quentin Chief James A. Johnston formally was appointed warden of San Quentin penitentiary by the prison directors' meeting at San Quentin at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon Immediately after his arrival here from Folsom. Johnston for two years warden of Folsom. Guard Captain J. J. Smith will be It) charge of Folsom until the prison board names Johnston's successor there. ENVOY AND HUERTA CONFER MEXICO CITY, Xot. 15.—Charge O'Shaughncsny went to the national palace to ace Huerta at 10 o'clock thia morning. Indications at tbe Ameri can embassy were that he was taking a grave message to Huerta. While he was at tbe palace Mexican officials declared that Huerta had no intention of resigning- .today. MEXICO CITY, Nov. 16.—Reports were current during the night and early today that Blanquet had made all necessary arrangements to arrest Huerta as a traitor if the latter re fused to resign, and that Blanquet would declare himself dictator. Charge d'Affaires O'Shaughnessy was at his desk the greater part of the night. Huerta remained in seclusion today, while important conferences were going on between members of the diplomatic corps and several of Huerta's cabinet officers. # "I have said all I have to say for the present,"i was the only statement Huerta would make to Senor Moheno, minister of foreign affairs, when told that the newspaper men wished for confirmation or denial of the reports that he was to resign today. It was a significant fact that Mo heno was the only cabinet member Continued on Pajre 2, Column 8 EXTRA REBELS STORM CITY; SHELLS SHRIEK 1 STREETS! EL PASO BULLETIN EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 15.—Shots between the United States troops of the Fifteenth cavalry and Gen eral Villa's rebels were exchanged when the rebels were firing on a federal lieutenant who was escaping to Amer ican soil over the international bridge. One of the rebel bullets narrowly missed Captain Harry Cootes of the United States border patrol. As the Mexican bullets sang over the American soldiers' heads they started forward as if to attack. Immediately the rebel soldiers threw their guns high over their heads in token of inhostility. General Villa imemdiately sent a courier to Ameri can officers with a profound apology. Major Mickey, commander of the patrol, made a spirited reply, admon ishing the rebels not to let the affair again occur. Ten sion among the American troops was high. EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 15—General Villa's victory was made complete when 50 federals, who kept up a re sistance near the racetrack, were all killed. While the last act of the conflict was taking place General Villa was organizing his city government. General Villa's officers expressed regrets over the killing of Seggerson. The rebels say that a revolver was fired from his auto mobile before they fired upon him. His car was riddled by the volley. A party of Americans, including the cor respondent of the International News Service, crossed the bridge with General Scott's permission after the fighting ceased and brought Seggerson's body to United States soil. General Villa closed all saloons and had hundreds of barrels of liquor destroyed. All soldiers were ordered to their homes. EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 15.—Twenty-five hundred constitutionalists descended upon Juarez this morning and captured the city after three hours of terrific fight ing. Three Americans, five constitutionalists and thirty federalists are known to have been killed. Firing com menced at 2:30 o'clock and quiet reigned at 6:30 o'clock. Shells fell into El Paso during the engagement, putting thousands of Americans in peril of death. In the midst of fighting the racehorses at the Juarez FRIENDS LEARN OF SALZ ENGAGEMENT Taking their most intimate friends and relatives by surprise. Milton H. Salz, the well known young grain merchant, son of Edward Salz, and Miss Irma Clayburgh. the talented and beautiful young daughter of Si mon Clayburgh. the San Francisco merchant, announced their engage ment this morning, with the further information that they are to be mar ried at the home of the bride, 1916 Jackson street, tomorrow morning. The families learned of the couple s intentions a week ago. Intimate friends of the couple were in ignor ance of the engagement or wedding. Salz left the floor of the Mer chants' Exchange this morning. After his departure it developed that he was going to call upon the license clerk. The couple will sail for Japan Wednesday on their honeymoon. They expect to be gone several months. They are popular in the younger so cial set of San Francisco and the cit ies. Sals Is a member of the firm of Rdwafd Salz & Co. '. T i£u. a £ d PRICE TWO CENTS Why Should We Modestly Say That FOREST HILL Values Will Be Only 100% OR 200% ADVANCED BY THE TWIS PEAKS TIWELf 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 this—assessed value before and after construction of tunnel: Before After Lot 17, Block S *SOO 54.000 Lot 16, Block 10 . . .s4.s» gft.OOO Lot 19. Block 104. . *»75 912.000 Lot 15, Block R.. .. . (lit to $«!,ooi) Why multiply instances—the map shows over 500 lots with similar figures—if you doubt it call at this office and see the map! 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 al oitce the terms are easy, the profits wir be enormoua NEWfLL-MURDOCH COMPANY 30 MONTGOMERY STHKK V.