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* • t CaMftat^aßamea«r CALX AND POST, VOL 9*. NO. Ml, *AJI FRANCISCO CALL, VOL. 113. SO. 10. U. S. GUNS GUARD FOREIGNERS IN TAMPICO Grand Larceny Charged in Quack Warrants STUPEFIED 01 ETHEfi HE SIGNS GOEOK Warrants charging grand larceny were issued against two quacks in the employ of the Cook Medical company. &5 Third street, today. Back of the felony accusations that •will be prosecuted by the state board £tf medical examiners is tbe story of the robbing of an innocent victim by the "X-ray" system of holdups prac ticed on patients by the clan of medi cal charlatans. Los Angeles police have been asked to arrest Dr. L. H. Brown, one of the men who performed the operation, who left San Francisco recently. The attorneys say the case against him la a good one. The victim went to the offlce of the <"ook company with detectives, but was unable to identify any one there as the second man wanted. Warrants charging grand larceny served upon two quacks in the em ploy of the Cook Medical company, 83 Third street, today made the face of the bold manager, Charles K. Hols man. white with fear and uncovered the gunpoint system of "X-ray" hold ups practiced on patients by the clan of medical charlatans. How the faking doctors wheedled and scared him into submitting to a minor operation to cost $12.50 and how they brought him out from un der the ether cone and made him sign a check for $115 as he lay stripped on the operating table, after the "outside man" had "X-rayed" his pockets, is related in the statement of Eugene Barghelatto, the young Italian victim. \o WArnxo for ward instead of going before the grand jury at its meeting tonight with a dozen victims, Louis Ward, attorney for the state board of medical exam iner?, which is back of the bitter fight against quackery in California, de cided to start the felony charge prose cutions in police court in order to get immediate action. "We want to show the fakers in the Cook concern we have some cards up our sleeves." Ward said, discussing the new warrant against the much harrassed Cook Medical company, which is said to be owned by the notorious Dr. Otto C. Joslen. "Th»*v threaten to open their rotten museum of anatomy again and fight the case through the high courts. The board wants to »how them it intends to keep the Diaee closed for good." VICTIM RELATES BTOBT Here is the story of the Italian victim, whose meager savings went Into the strong box of Joslen, Hols man, et al.: "One day I was walking along Third street. There were some fig ures in tsaa windows that I was curi ©us abou, I went up closer and looked iassfde. I saw a figure of a man In •» dark box, so you couldn't tell exactly what it was around it. There was a piano playing. The t-igns said, "for men only," and I didn't have anything to do, so I walked in. 1 never was in a place like it before. First the figures were Just freaks. There was one group of wax figures that showed a court martial. The wax casts of diseased heads and limbs and 'bodies sickened me. I leased up against a showcase and a man came and asked me if I felt all right. •II.OOH MAX" GETS IX WORK "I didn't feel all right just then, but there wa* nothing wrong with ir.e. H" ield mm / ought to see the doctor ay. He said it paiu to be sure and that it cost nothing to find out, so I let him lead me upstuirs. "They examined me and convinced me I ought to be operated upon. This was to cost $i 2.50. So 1 undressed in ore room and was put en an op erating table in another and they gave me an anesthetic. Tr> a little while f woke upt awfully sick. They said they ovjldn't do it for %it.»o and said I wouM have to pay $1 IT. They hecj| made out op the bark In which I haw *n. v money. I don't know what ma*-- *>c sign it. i *>'O0 half dazed and ->«tak from the anesthetic, 1 I think. "They made me stay for two day* in a *»jrt of hospital they had, and when I got out they had cashed their check. "When 1 went in I had my bankbook in my pocket, but I didn't tell them about it.' THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL AND POST The Only Evening Paper in San Francisco Having Both the Associated Press and International News Service City Prisoners Beat Nob Hill Epicures to Wild Duck Dinners Fish and Game Officials Raid Mar kets and Carry "Contraband" Off in "Black Maria" The duck dinners which epicures at the leading hotels and on Nob hill had sharpened their carvers and their ap petites for will be served to 176 pris oners in the city tanks Saturday, and policemen who know feel sure that a wave of petty crime is likely to sweep the city as the direct result of a game raid which officers of the state fish and game commission made today on all the leading markets, hotels and saloons, where 500 cold storage ducks were confiscated. A patrol wagon loaded with the tender, frozen birds was backed up to the city prison, and a score of trusties have been set to work pick ing the feathers and preparing the birds for the big feast. Dr. Boyes Ordered to Cease Annoying Wife Dr. Herbert D. Boyes, with two friends, entered the apartments of his wife. Lillian Boyes. at 970 Post street on November 24 and caused her such, nervous suffering that Judge Cerf today signed an order forbidding Boyes to molest or annoy her. Mrs. Boyes has a suit for divorce pending In which she charges that her hus band, who is a dentist, loved wine more than he did her. The dentist re cently filed an answer declaring that he is unable to pay his wife $50 a month temporary alimony and deny ing that he treated her cruelly. In Battle With Mad Dog, Two Are Bitten SAN JOSE. Dec. 11.—Mrs. T. C. Copeland, wife of a wealthy merchant of San Jose. an<j Dr. T. V. Healy were severely bitten during a fight with a mad dog at the suburban home of Mrs. Copeland and are awaiting the shipment of Pasteur serum by special messenger today. The dog and a num ber of cats which had been bitten were shot. Doctor Healy had been called by Mrs. Copeland to attend the dog and was attacked immediately upon his arrival. Gold Mining Magnate Shot by Assassin |By Associated Press. JOHANNESBURG. Union of South Africa. Dec. 11.—An attempt was j made today to assassinate Sir Lionel I Phillips, the leading gold mining j magnate of South Africa. Three shots I were fired at him. One bullet lodged in his neck and another in one of his thighs. His condition is declared to be not grave. The assassin was ar rested. Bodies in Mine Slide Found by Rescuers By Associated Pre»§. CRIPPLE CREEK. Colo.. Dec. 11 — The bodies of Samuel Sorenson and Patrick Kevany, two of three miners killed In a recent slide of rock in the Golden Cycle mine, have been recov ered by rescuers. The body of Frank M. Woods Jr. previously had been re covered. 250 Natives Perish In African Tornado By Associated Press. FREETOWN. Sierra Leone, West Africa. Dec. 11. —More than 250 natives perished today when a terrible tor nado blew 20 canoes with some 400 natives on board out to sea. The cable ship Sentinel rescued 136 of them, but no trace of the remainder was found. TBE SAN FRANCISCO POST PURCHASED BY TBE CALL PUBLISHING COMPANY The San Francisco Post, its name, good will, circulation and subscription list and Asso ciated Press membership have been purchased by The Call Publishing Company. Its name has been changed to The San Francisco Call and Post, and under this name it will be de livered hereafter to its sub scribers. FOURTEEN PAGES— SAN FRANCISCO. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1913 —PAGES 1 TO 8 YEGGMEN BLOWSAFE GET $400 IN LOOT With an explosion which awak ened the entire neighborhood, two safecrackers dynamited the safe at the Cave saloon, 135 Macdonald ave nue. Richmond, at 4 o'clock this morn ing, making their escape with $400. The entire rear part of the building was wrecked and particles of the safe were blown in every direction. Posses of police are scouring the hills for the bandits. Entrance to the saloon, which Is owned by J. W. La\ ton, was gained by forcing the front door with a pick. Once inside the safe crackers made quick work of their job. Heavy charges of dynamite were plated in holes which had been bored around the combination and a fuse applied. The detonation which re «ulted awoke the entire neighborhood. J. Vance Price, a painter who lives next door, rushed to the street, think ing there was an earthquake. He saw the wrecked building and two fleeing forms of the bandits. He shouted for them to stop, but they ran toward the Santa Fe tracks, carrying a bag containing the gold. He said that one safe cracker wore a linen duster, while the other wore a checked suit and was short in height. With these descriptions the police began pursuit of the yeggs, but have obtained no clews, although all rail roads are guarded and the hills are being scoured. Hetch Hetchy Report By Lane for President WASHINGTON. D*c, 11.—The Hetch Hetchy bill, passed by both houses of congress, has been referred by President Wilson to Secretary i.ane for a report. When that is received the president is expected to sign the bill. , ORGANIZE FOR HETCH HETCH V Organization of engineering force to begin actual work on Hetch Hetchy water supply system will be started next week. City Engineer O'Shaughnessy will arrive here Mon day from Washington, and take charge of the engineering details, which have to be arranged before the dam can be built and surveys made for the conduit.! It is probable that O'Shaughnessy will resign as city en gineer to become head of the water commission, in order that the work of the $40,000,000 project may be rushed. Schmidt's Father Weeps When Ignored By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Dec. 11—The aged father of Hans Schmidt, who came from Germany to help his son, now on trial for the murder of Anna Au muller. wept in the courtroom today when Hans ignored his presence. The prosecution continued the pre sentation of evidence to show that when Schmidt killed the girl he fol lowed a carefully premeditated plan and acted in a way that proved him sane. Schmidt's counsel, against his will, it is said, are trying to prove that he was mentally irresponsible for these acts, which lie has con fessed. Arrests End Guerrilla Warfare With Strikers CALI'MET, Mich.. Dec. 11—Guerilla i warfare which raged in the south I range district of the copper miners' strike zone was ended today when a force of deputy sheriffs invaded sev eral towns there and made 12 arrests. The only person injured was Timothy i Driscoll, a deputy sheriff, who waa •hot and seriously wounded when he I and other officers attempted to force 'an entrance into a union hail. CITY IS GATHERING IN NICKELS GALORE NOW OPERATES TWO STREET CAR LINES Acting Mayor Thomas Jennings receiving bill of sale from Secretary J. B. Leighton of the Presidio and Ferries line. The partici pants in the midnight ceremony are: Left to right—Superintendent Cashin of the municipal railways: Slyvester McAttee, assistant secretary to the mayor; acting Mayor Thomas Jennings, Supervisor A. H. Giannini, J. B. Leighton, Edward Rainey, mayor's secretary; Supervisor A. Koshland, C. S. Laumeister of the board of works and Supervisor Dan Murphy. Below is a conductor turning in the last night's receipts to the old company. LYMAN, PANAMA LAND MAN, GUILTY Los Angeles Court Convicts Promoter of Using Mails to Defraud LOS ANGELES. Dec. 11.—Dr. John Grant Lyman of Chicago, New York, London, and elsewhere, promoter of the Panama Development company, was found guilty in the United States district court this morning on one charge of having used the United Sttaes mails to defraud. On five similar charges the jury gave a verdict of "not guilty." Spe cial Assistant United States Attorney Regain asserted that the government is entirely satisfied with the verdict. Dr. Lyman was charged with having obtained approximately $30,000 from persons who desired to purchase Pan. ama lands. He will be sentenced in two weeks. The maximum penalty is five years' imprisonment and $1,000 fine. The minimum penalty is $1 fine or one day's imprisonment. Clothes and Clock Are Burglar's Loot SAN JOSE, Dec. 11.—Had Mr. and Mrs. George Ballantyne been sleep ing Instead of visiting neighbors last night they believe they would have found themselves without clothes this morning. As it was. a burglar took j all the clothing in thetr home at 524 j East St. .lames street during the ! evening. They reported the burglary to the sheriff this morning. Even the clock was stolen from the wall. Mrs. Ballantyne I* noted as a local beauty. IT PA*fi TO READ THE CALL WANT ADS BANDITS FOILED IN REDWOOD WILDS Engineer Puts on Full Steam When Ordered to Stand and Deliver Near Willits SANTA ROSA. Dec. 11.—An attempt "as made to hold up the passenger train on the California Pacific rail road out of Willits last night. The train was slowing to a stop near a lonely water tank in the heart of the redwood forests when a masked bandit stepped from the brush, and, covering the engineer with a shot gun, ordered him to stop the train. Instead of complying the engineer pulled the throttle wide open and dropped down into the cab calling to the fireman to do likewise. The bandit ran into the brush with out firing a shot. A large amount of money destined for the lumber camps' pay rolls is said to have been on the train. Sheriff Byrnes and posse are on the trail of the man. Here's a Proposition For Ambitious Boys Join The Call's sales force. It's growing larger every day and every member is making money. It's easy, pleasant and instructive work. Come to see the cir cj-tlation manager at The Call office and find out all about it. Presidio Road Now Part of Fast Growing Municipal System San Francisco lias two municipal railways today. The Union street line, taken over at midnight, has joined with the Geary street road today in pouring a steady stream of nickels into the city treasury. Operation of the Union street line did not cease for a moment when it was taken over at the expi ration of the 25 year franchise. The passage of the Presidio and Ferries railway from the hands of a private corporation into municipal ownership was attended by informal but impressive ceremonies, Which took place at the offices of the road in the carbarn in Gough street near Union. Acting Mayor Thomas Jen nings delivered to Secretary J. B. Leighton of the company a city war rant for $50,000, takan from the earn ings -of the Geary street line. . In return Jennings was handed the bill of sale. The full price, not to exceed $350,000 is to be settled by ar bitration. Representing the city were acting Mayor Jennings, Edward Rainey, sec retary to the mayor; Assistant Secre tary Sylvester J. McAtee; Commis sioner C. S. I>aumelster of the board of works: Municipal Railway Super intendent A. Cashin, and Supervisors Murphy. Koshland and Giannini. For the Union street line there were pres ent T. H. Mullin, construction super intendent: Isaac F. Kidd, superin tendent: Dennis Collins, assistant su perintendent, Frank Hull, assistant secretary, and Secretary Leighton. A short ride was taken on the first Union street car to travel under mu nicipal ownership, on which both city and company representatives paid their fares. By the terms of the purchase the city takes over 29 cars, roadbed and track, shop equipment and stores, in cluding extra rails and switches. The car barn was leased under a separate contract. Posses Close in on Bandits; Shots Fired SANTA BARBARA, Dec. 11.—The sheriff of San Luis Obispo county to day appealed to Sheriff Nat Stewart for help in running down two armed highwaymen who last night held up the postmaster at Edna and robbed him of $200. Shortly after the robbery the sheriff and posse from San Luis Obispo county trailed the men into Blucher canyon, where several shots were ex changed, but in the darkness the rob bers easily evaded their pursuers and are supposed to have headed for Santa Marguerita mountains. Sheriff Stewart and posse have taken up the trail, and with the northern posse blocking escape from that end, it is expected a capture will be made. Have you tried a Want Ad in The Can? It brings results. Phone Kearny 86, Want Ad Dept. I San Francisco*« *. ..." PRICE ONE CENT PROUD FLIRT LOSES HIS HOME Boasts of his feminine conquests today cost Arthur G. Annesley his home. Mrs. Ida M. Annesley. his wife, was granted an interlocutory decree of divorce by Judge Griffin. As manager of the Pacific Porcelain works in Salt Lake City Annesley re ceives $300 a month. He must pay part of it to his wife, who lives at 1733 Pine street. A cafe singer won him from her, Mrs. Annesley testified. The most extreme form of the cruelty charged by the wife was An nesley's habit of telling her his prow ess as a heart breaker. After boast ing, he told her his affairs were none of her business. She testified he slapped her when she rebuked him for his conduct with other women. Besides the decree and alimony, the wife gets two pieces of property in San Mateo county. Her story was corroborated by Mrs. Leon Goldman, 1554 Green street. Stanford Poison Case Stirs Coroner's Anger SAN JOSE. Dec. 11.—Physicians who were called into the Stanford University poisoning case are ac cused by B. E. Kell, coroner of Santa Clara county, of neglect of duty In failing to notify him of the death of Miss Ruby Morse Lynch of Ames, lowa. "Physicians should not sign death certificates and boards of health should not receive such certificates when death is due to poisoning." he said. Kell may order an official Investi gation of the death of the sorority girl. His action will depend on the outcome of a conference he will hold with A. M. Free, district attorney. Senator Fair's Niece Dies of Gas Poison COLUMBUS, O, Dec. ll—Miss Bar bara Hart of Car uthersville. Mo., died this morning aa a result of gas as phyxiation. Her death occurred at al most the time set for the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. L. B. Hart of Worthington. 0.. who was found dead Tuesday in the Hart home at Worth ington. Miss Rachael Hart, sister of the young woman who died today and who was also overcome, is be lieved to be recovering. The Misses Hart, nieces of the late Senator Fair of had re cently inherited ar legacy of $600,000. FLEET TO PBOTECT YANKEE GUY BULLETIN MEXICO CITY, Dec. ll.—Fears for foreigners in Mexico City were increased today by two startling de velopments. First, government officials began an anti-American campaign with the evident intention of uniting hostile factions. Secondly, reports to the effect that Zapatistas who had been held at bay south of Cuernevaca had decided to attack the Interoceanic railway. TAMPICO. Dec. 11.—Effective steps to guard the safety of Americans as well as other foreigners here (taring the fighting between rebels and fed erals was taken today by Rear Ad miral Fletcher. A safety zone for all foreigners was assigned under the guns of the American vessels. Ad miral Fletcher notified the leaders of both sides that fighting was not to be allowed near the neutral territory or near valuable property. "This or der must be obeyed," was the man date of the American commander. Both forces complied with the order during Wednesday s fighting. The cruisers Chester and Tacoma took up a position in the river today with marines from the heavy draft warships aboard to be landed at the first sign of danger to foreigners. All British and German citizens have fled from the city to boats in the harbor, except those compelled to remain on shore for business reasons. REBEL ATTACK REPULSED MEXICO CITY. Dec. 11 —The rebel attack upon Tampico was repulsed with heavy slaughter, according to an official statement issued here to day. It is reported that the land forces, assisted by the gunboat Tam pico, repulsed the rebels. REFUGEES CROSS TO I". S. By Associated 1 Press. PRESIDIO, Tex., Dec. 11.—The taki ing of civilian refugees across the river into United States territory and the building of defenses in anticipa ton of a rebel attack at Ojinaga to. day proceeded actively in the Mexi can village opposite Presidio, where the bulk of the Huerta government troops in the north have concentrated to decide upon the next move in the revolution. CARRANZA REFUSES COMPROMISE By Associated Press. HERMOSILLO, Sonora. Mexico, Dec. 10 (via Xogales, Dec. 11). —Regarding the proposition for elections in Mex ico as proposed by an elenient in Mexico City, General Carranza merely reiterated today his former words, that he would accept no compromise whatever with the Huerta govern ment. REPORT OF REBEL DEFEAT 1 By Associated Press. MEXICO CITY, Dec. 11.—The fed eral war department claims today to have received information that the rebels retired out of range of the federal guns at Tamplco after mak ing several fruitless attempts to take part of the city, but believes that the rebel attacks will be resumed to day. The Are of the rebel attacking force did little damage at Tampico, it is stated at the war department, but it is admitted that several shells ex ploded within the city and its sub urbs. In a fight at Coco, 60 miles to the west of Tampico on the San Luis Po tosi line, the federal troops succeeded in driving the rebels off after a brisk combat, according to reports from railroad sources. IF TOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN AUTOMOBILE THAT IS AS GOOD AS NEW FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN RE FER TO THE CLASSIFIED SECTION OF THE CALL.