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A_ Clean, Wholesome j • •* Califol :aia Homes. V • . . . . ... .. i i •* VOLUME 115. —NO. 5 11 OVERCOME BY SMOKE IN HOLD OF JUPITER Federals Abandon Chihuahua; Refugees to Die on Desert HUNDREDS LURED TO JOSLEN'S OFFICE Thfbiigh. the affidavit of Dr. O. S. •' 271 Learvenworth street, the ..JttjptpTlaus' Dr. Otto'C. Joslen, who ' jpos&s.as.a *ep-utable physician, has been .shown iip'.as' the-owner of the Cook ■. ••Medical comgany. Si Third . street, , through \whos& museum of anatomy •:ii'u*idieds b>f Unfortunates have been ' "fflre°d l.p *:.6ffice.s above and bled for . their last- cent for.the treatment of : .imaginary diseases. ; '• '..The detailed.statement of Essenson • hji a.ssociatron with the ••Joslen crdw<t was taken by the state 'boa-rcf.' of m'eckcal examiners yester .■."■da jv ' The Ceok.Medical company js on the. "bladc-lisf of the examiners, and :_b*f6i»e t"he statewide many ' a flghjt'wlll be launched to •' lock its do<srs\for all ttme. .:' Joslen is the man who gained much notoriety- during the Ethel Williams ■ caSe,. which- dragged through the • courts! twice. .. '". i.pOCTOR" bISGV-STED, Ql ITS I i Impelled by 'curiosity as to the methods of the museum physicians, •PocHor Es.serison accepted a position ■ from Jbslen in July, 1913, and was as signed to; duty in the Third street After "three days Essenson was so dlfe&usted with th* practices of the establishment "that he quit. He was paid, his salary for three days from the > hand of Joslen. * ..When the took Medical company nTade the r£port of persons connected with the establishment .required by a re(»ent amendment to the medical practices act .the name of Essenson BSSKXMMJ HEPI'TABLE PHYSICIAN When: The Call published the list of companies and men that are being investigated by the examiners and in cluded the name df Doctor Essenson In the' list of those associated with that concern, Doctor Essenson ran to the office of the medical board with fire in his eye. Essenson states in his affidavit that lie is sorry he ever allowed his curi osity to get the better of him and land him in the Joslen establishment, even for three days, and asserts that vines his first experience he has "not been connected in any manner what soever with any institution of a like character" to the one owned, operated »nd maintained by said Joslen. WAKIDMI ISSIED BY WARD "I want to make it known that any person whu accepts money ln return for refusing to testify against any specialist is guilty of compounding a felony and faces a penitentiary sen tence. Furthermore, we will prose cute such cases to the limit." The foregoing is the announcement of Louis Ward, attorney for the state board of medical examiners, who Continued on Page 2, Column 2 Poor Boys ||j Can add substantial- [j ly 4o the family in- j comeisy selling Calls .every afternoon. If they sell only 200, that's a dollar a* day jp profit. And any boy !| who hustles can eas ii ily get that many I customers. Ask our circula ij tion department how I) to begin. They start ; II you on your way to 111 Make Money THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL EDITORS HERE TO SEE WHAT 1915 MEANS Some of the editors' wives who, with their husbands, are guests of the exposition on a three day visit in San Francisco. Left to right they are Mrs. M. V. Hartranft, Mrs. George Hazzard, Mrs. Preston McKinney, Mrs. F. E. Battus, Mrs. J. D. Minster. Below are William Richardson (left), president of the Northern Cali fornia Press association, and Charles E. Jones, president of the Southern California Editorial association, shaking hands. 10 PERISH IN COLORADO STORM DENVER, Colo., Dec. 6.—Colorado is snow bound, lying under a mantle of white that is from two to five feet deep and even greater in many of the great canyons and draws. The storm which began yesterday morning reached blizzard proportions by after noon, and from that time on until 3 o'clock this morning the elements raged worst. It Is still snowing this morning, but the wind his subsided to a large extent. Railroad traffic Is tied up, and in Denver not a streetcar has moved since 5 o'clock last evening. Trams, snowplows and rotary sweepers are helpless to move the thickly packed wet snow, and the streets are con gested with huge piles of the beauti ful. Automobile and wagon traffic is impossible, and it will probably be days before travel conditions are re stored to normal. LIVES LOST IX CENTRAL CITY The storm has brought much suf fering all over the state, and reports of great losses to livestock are ex pected as soon as telegraph and tele phone communication, which is badly interrupted. Is reopened. It 13 also believed that the storm has cost more or less human life. A report from Central City in Gilpin county, in one of the mountainous sections, says that eight miners who formed a res cue party to find two lost men per ished ln the blizzard. TIIOI SAXDS SHI T DC DOWN TOWS Deliveries of coal and food supplies have ceased in Denver, with no imme diate prospects for the situation be ing alleviated. - Thousands of people in the downtown districts were com pelled to spend last night at hotels and lodging houses. The \>lg depart ment Btores rented entire hotels for their army of clerks. The city threw open the auditorium, which has a ca pacity of 14.000, last night for the protection of those who wished to seek shelter wittnn its walls. Fisherman, 70, Adrift 6 Days in Open Boat LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5. —Adrift for six days in an open boat without food or water, John Gustaff, a fisher man 70 years old, was picked up 18 miles out from San Pedro today. He was rescued weak from expos ure and privation by Roy Staple of the launch Roma, who was en route to SIXTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1913 —PAGES 1 TO 8 Mrs. Getz Wins in Suit for Husband's Estate; Gets $175,000 A complete victory for Mrs. Rose Oetz in her suit against the estate of her husband, the late Bernard Getz, for her share of the community prop erty, was won today when Judge Graham granted the Widow's petition filed by Attorney Samuel M. Short ridge. Mrs. Getz was given half of the $350,000 estate, the immediate posses sion of half of the 175 pieces of real estate owned by her asid her husband, and was allowed $25,000 in cash in the personal property In the estate. SANTA "The Gift^r!^^ GIVES SELF UP WHEN PICTURE IS PRINTED "Well, I'm here," announced Rich ard Buchanan, as he walked into po lice headquarters this noon. The policeman looked unimpressed. They asked him what he had come for. "To ive myself up," was the Re sponse. "I arrl evidently suspected of the recent Southern Pacific hold ups." Curiosity became rife. What made him suspect he was a suspect? Bu chanan answered the question. This morning he received a long distance telephone message from his mother, who lives at 2150 Vallejo street, Los Angeles, apprising him that a Los Angeles paper this morn ing had printed his picture as that of the person really suspected of being the Southern Pacific bandit. The features were him, antl the name, It Is said, was his. Slightly dubious, hut willing to be on the safe side, the police are hold ing Buchanan till further advices can come from Los Angeles. Buchanan is a clerk, 23 years old, and lives at the Dewey house, where he has been a clerk for 15 months. Previously he worked for two years for the Union Metal Hardware com pany of Los Angeles. ENGINEER DIES IN WRECK MARION, 0., Dec. 6.—Train No. 10 of the Erie railway was'derailed near here tfday. Engineer John Dandee of Dart on was killed and several woro injured. MILITANT IN A COLLAPSE IN PRISON EXETER, Dec. s.—Mrs. Pankhurst, who went on a hunger and thrist strike as soon as she was placed in prison, collapsed this afternoon and a physician was called to attend her. With her constitution undermined by the illness she suffered before she went to America, the militant leader could not endure even a 24 hour strike against food and water. WIU VOTE TOMORROW GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. s.—Suf fragettes today began taking revenge for the arrest of Mrs. Pankhurst. The Kelly house, an untenanted mansion at Wemyss bay on the Firth of Clyde, was gutted by fire with $100,000 loss. The Kelly -house was one of the finest buildings on the banks of the Clyde. Upon the great lawn a num ber of cards bearing suffrage inscrip tions were scattered. One of them Bald, "No peace or truce until Mrs. Pankhurst is free." *•< INT MSB I s, HAY HEAR US" WASHINGTON, Dec. B. — "We are sorry tlie president is ill, but if he can not see us, he may hear from us without granting us aTeception at the White House." This veiled threat was made today by Doctor Bh&W, president of the National Woman's Suffrage association, when she learned that the White House physician had ordered the president to stay in bed. Doctor Shaw was re-elected' presi dent of the National American Woman Suffrage association for the eighth consecutive term at the annual bal loting for officers last night. She was opposed by Mr?. Harriet Taylor Wo i toa Ol f'- 100 Members of Southern' California Association Are j Guests of Exposition Their ardor undampened by a delay of nearly two hours ln reaching the city, five score editors from Los An geles, and other southern California cities and towns arrived in S:in Fran cisco at 11 o'clock this morning to see the sights and to observe for them selves just what the exposition means. Many of them brought their wives along, and the scene at the Third and Townsend streets station was an ani [ mated one. The newspaper men were prepared for a good time, and no sooner had they left their special coaches than they began to ''boost" everything in sight. Louis Levy of the exposition was at the station with a dozen automobiles. The official exposition bugler blew three loud blasts as a warning for the visitors to hop into the machines for the trip to the St. Francis, where they will make their headquarters until they leave town Sunday night. GET 'Ai'.iV TO FAIR GROUNDS Tlie sun was peeping through a blanket of fog when the hostelry was reached and the editors, all members of the Southern California Editorial association, began to thaw out under the sun's rays, combined with a hearty reception by President Moore | and other exposition officials. Presl j dent Moore told them that th« expo- I sition grounds and the buildings were I theirs for inspection and that expres ! slons of approval or criticism would ibe welcomed. The women of the party were es corted to the Fairmont, where a luncheon was tendered in their honor by tlie women's exposition board. The men went in a body to the Commer cial club for luncheon, where Presi dent Moore made an official speech of welcome. Charles K. Jones, president of the editorial association, made a short ad dress in response. He said that his compatriots came with open minds and open eyes, ready to absorb all that wa.s good about the city and ex position grounds, and that when they returned home they would join the ranks of exposition boosters by word of mouth and through their publica tions. 9 _ Torn crowds today This afternoon the visitors, under the direction of Harris D. H. Connick, director of works, were taken for an inspection trip of tne exposition grounds and the Presidio. They were shown plans and specifications and escorted through the half finished buildings that already dot the grounds. Then came the Presidio, and (here the editors were shown the thousands of trees and shrubs that aic being prepared for tlie enhance ment of the world's fair, A big public banquet will be given Continued on Page 2, column 1 I Francisco's Fir>st GreatDaity [ Founded. —1856 Hotel N»wst*nds. TJOTV"' 17 riXTT? /"I I? VTI Trains aud boats. 50. -t SXIAjEI KJ JN JCj KjlhiS 1 HORRORS OF TRIP 1010 Of FIB BULLETIN NORFOLK, Dec. s.—The collier Nero has been ordered to sail for Vera Cruz with a detachment of en listed men from the St. Helen train ing station. She will sail about De cember 15. BULLETIN WASHINGTON, Dec. s.—Secre tary of the Navy Daniels today or dered the cruiser Raleigh, now in Puget sound. Washington, into full commission at once. The Raleigh will leave the Bremerton navy yard within 48 hours for the west coast of Mexico. BULLETIN MEXICO CITY, Dec. 5.—A threatened mutiny among the fed eral garrison is freely circulated here today, even though officials of the Huerta government denied the j rumors. It was noted that during j the last 24 hours many officers ' whose loyalty has hitherto been un questioned have been relieved of duty and placed on the reserve list. PRESIDIO. Tex., Dec. s.—Couriers traveling in the advance caravan of the refugees from Chihuahua rode into the Presidio today with tragic stories of hardship and distress. They said the main body of the fugitives would reach the border late this afternoon. The fleeing federals seized whole families along the way as hostages to prevent any attack by the consti tutionalists and for over a w#ek the refugees, soldiers. civilian men, women and children plodded over 180 miles of Mexican desert and moun tains lying between Chihuahua City and tlie border. Exhausted men and children, foot sore and worn out by the hardships and lack of food and water, were left by the wayside to die slowly of thirst and hunger. The United States military and civil authorities are co-operating to care for the refugees. Captain Mitchell of the Fourteenth United States cavalry announced that shelter tents would be provided for homeless Mexican fami lies and that food and medical atten tion will be given to all needing these. Seven Vessels Sink; Report Hundreds Lost CHRISTIANA, Norway, Dec. 5.— Hundreds of lives are reported lost in one of the fiercest hurricanes that has swept the coast of Nortvay in years. Seven vessels, six of them steamers, have gone down, and it is reported that many others are in distress. Ocean traffic is at a standstill, and in every port the populace is giving itself up to mourning the dead. Five members of the liner Bergens fjord of the Norwegian-American line, which sailed from New York Novem, ber 18, drowned In attempting to reach the shore at Bergen today. Says Wife Took Jewels; Husband Seeks Divorce Alleging that Mrs. Agnes N. O.wens had taken the family jewels and pawned them and had mortgaged the household furniture for $75, which she spent, W. J. Owens, Oceanic Steamship company superintendent, tiled suit for divorce in the superior court. They were married in 1885 and have two? grown children. Bro. O'Malley, First Portland Mayor, Dead Brother Joseph v Many, first mayor of Portland, Ore., and one of the old est living members of the Order of Franciscan Brothers, died of old age today at the monastery in Thirty fourth avenue,, Oakland. Tlie funeral will be tomorrow at 9 o'clock. com ship AHRE ON TRIAL TRIP Battling the flames in heavy vol umes of smoke, 11 men were rendered unconscious and nearly suffocated early this morning on board the new navy turbine electric collier Jupiter, anchored off Mare island. The flames were discovered at 7 o'clock this morning, after burning an hour, in the cordage and stores in the forward hold of the craft. For more than three hours the crew of the gigantic craft, aided by men from the navy yard, fought the flames. Captain J. M. Reeves of the collier finally Ordered the fire tug Leslie of the navy yard, which was aiding In the fight, to flood the forward com partment. At 11 o'clock the tug started to flood the compartment The loss 1 isestimated at $2,000. In fighting the flames without fire helmets the members of the crew showed heroism. Eleven were taken out unconscious from suffocation, but were quickly revived at the navy yard hospital. None of the fighters was injured. This is the second bit of ill luck to-fcefall the new collier. On its re cent trial trip one of the turbines broke down and it was found a ma chinist had left a wrench In the tur bine propellers. Captain Reeves, with other officers of the ship and officials of the yard are holding an investigation Into the fire. It is believed the fire started from spontaneous combustion. Plan Extensions for High Pressure System Important extensions of the high pressure system were recommended by the fire commissioners this morn ing. The board, at the suggestion of Chief Murphy, asked the board of public works to take the necessary steps for the extension of the pipes along Pine street from Jones to Pow ell, along Sacramento from Divisa dero street to Arguello boulevard, and along Pacific avenue from Dlvisadero to Lyon streets. German Chancellor Said to Have Quit BERLIN, Dec. 5.—A semiofficial an. nouncement was made today thai Chancellor Yon Bethmann-Hollweg had presented his resignation to the emperor at Donauschingen, because of the government defeat in the reichs ta.g yesterday. PRESIDENT ILL WITH FEVER V.'ASHINGTON, Dec. 5.—-It devel oped today that President Wilson is suffering from a slight touch of fe ver, due to an attack of grippe that lodged In his nose and throat. TheCARROLTON HAT Novel In Color*, * ' IW J KtuUh and Shape. PAUL T. CARROLL Beta.il Distributer Knot, Stetson, Henry Heath. Di Us* CnrrolltOß K n<l Carroll Hat* Style Cktaieru* mailed en application HAT STORES 70S Market, opp. M; 2S Geary nr. 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