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• Paper jfar . CaMornia Hemes. ' — ' .'M. A\r> r'osr. you a*, no. ir>T. SAN FRANCISCO CAM.. YOU 11$. NO. 2«. WOMEN AND JURIST IN BATTLE OVER TANGO 7 Saved From Fire in Heroic Rescues; Mother Burned GOES TO CRADLES THROUGH FLUE Patrolman O'Connell Proves Hero: Rescues Family From Flames in Oakland In rescuing two children from suf focation in a fire at 1631 Clay street today two men and the babies' mother were painfully burned. Destroying rich rugs and furnishings, the fire did several thousand dollars' damage. Mrs. H. W. Ainsworth. her father, Aaron Hornigsberger, a well to do business man, and her brother. Dan iel Ho.nlgsberger, were the*victims,. The explosion of a coal oil stove started the fire. Mattering blazing fuel on hangings and rugs. • ** The children were asleep. Heavy smoke and poisonous fumes quickly filled the house. The mother led the way to the children's crib and picked up one, her father tailing another. Daniel Hornigsberger aided them and then turned to save ; some rugs. They fought their way through choking smoke. Mrs. Ainsworth was near collapse when she reached the street. • j POMCEM V > 19 HERO Policeman early Hiis morning saved five people from cer tain death in a burning house in Oak land. He saw the flames breaking from the wooden structure at 4167 Opal street and turned in an alarm. He reached the house just In time to prevent Mrs. Mary Gllssman. an aged woman, from leaping through a second story window. Then he ran into the house and carried Mrs. Gllssman to safety through the smoke filled rooms. CHI LORE \ ARE SAY KD On the first floor of the home were sleeping Mrs. Glissman's son, his wife and two children. Sergeant Byrne and lieutenant Curtis, who heard O'Connell's alarm, hurried into the burning building, awakened the sleep ers and carried both children to safety. The house was a total loss, amount ing to $1,500. a ° Underworld "Movies" Under Ban by Lindsey NEW YORK. Dec. 30. —Moving pic ture films portraying life in the un derworld should be condemned and not permitted to be exhibited In any public theater. This Is the dictum of Judge Ben B. Lindsey of the Denver children's court in discussing the de rision of Justloe Gavegati prohibiting the production of the moving picture play "The Inside of 4L#» Whlfe Slave Traffic." All Women Interested In Good Food Should Attend the Free Cooking School Conducted by the Call-Post in Hale's Pompeian Court, January 5-6-7-8-9 Under the Personal Direction of KATE B. VAUGHN CULINARY EXPERT Delicious S~\ /~\ T~\ Digeflble hUUJJo economical Doors Open 1:30. Lecture Demonstration 2:30 THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL BANDIT MAY GET TRIAL Yee Jim Brings Home The Bacon, Help! Help! Our Hero Is Undone A Story of How a Wily Celestial Gave a San Mateo Deputy Sheriff the Ha! Ha! Scene — El Camino Real, between San Mateo ana Redwood City. Time — Yesterday; afternoon. J. J. Shields, deputy sheriff, address ing; a Chinese pedestrian: "Hey, you! "Where are you going?" Tee Jim, earrxtag a aide of pork: "I go Redwood City." Shields: "You pay poll tax?" Tee! "I no pay poll tax." Shields: "Well, you pay me poll tax or 1 will have to take your pork." Yeei "Al rightee, but me no pay taxie." Shields took the pork in his ma chine to Redwood City. Several hours afterward Yee Jim appeared and asked for his pork. Shields: "You can't have pork until you go get receipt for poll tax." Yeej "Oh, me smart man. You wii same pack my pork to town for me. I pay tax three months ago. Here my paper" (exhibiting poll tax receipts). (Exit Yee. carrying pork. Curtain ! falls with Shields dropping into & faint. > Gale Blows in Wake Of Drenching Rains In the wake of the drenching rains that have prevailed throughout all hut the extreme southern portion of the state for the last 24 hours high winds verging on a severe gale are sweeping the coast and the weather bureau has ordered storm signals displayed at all points from the Golden gate north. The greatest rainfall was registered at San Luis Obispo, where 1.08 inches fell up to 5 o'clock this morning. Nearly half an inch fell in San Fran cisco. Continual rains for the last few days have caused the numerous streams in San Mateo county to run bank full. This is the first time in three years that water has been seen in San Mateo creek. The streams In the foothills and along Crystal lake are considerably swollen. The low lands, which are under agriculture, are nearly flooded. Zabern Row May Oust German Chancellor BERLIN, Dec. 30. —That the last has not been heard of the Zabern inci dent is indicated today in the press reports of the conventions of the cen trist and liberal parties, held last night. only the retirement of Imperial Chancellor yon Bethmann- Hollweg, but a complete upheaval In the parliamentary system of Germany Is predicted. The Zabern incident is declared "probably the beginning of a great political struggle in Germany, in which compromise Is scarcely possi ble." FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1913 —PAGES 1 TO 8 GIRL KILLED BY HOBBLE SKIRT Tight Garment Trips Woman on Stairway and Fall Breaks Neck Style proved fatal for modish Miss Clara Korman, a beautiful young woman who was killed today at her rooming house at 839 Franklin street, when the tight folds of the hobble skirt wrapped about her legs caused her to lose her balance at the top of a long flight of stairs and pitch head long to the bottom. Her neck was broken. At noon Mrs. Blatz, the landlady, stumbled over the body of the girl and became almost hysterical with fright. Detectives were rushed to the home immediately and are wprklng on the theory that something sth*r than the skirt was the cause of the ac< idem. The folds of the garment were wrapped about the girl almost as tightly as though they had been tied. Miss Korman lived with her sister, Frances Korman. I . 10 Chinese Soldiers Rout 2000 Rebels How 10 Chinese government sol diers captured a city from 2,000 rebels is told by Rev. S. C. Gale, a mission ary, who with his wife and three sons arrived this morning on the Shlnyo Mara from China. The Gales have spent the last five years far in the interior of China. Coming out. Gale says when they reached Nanchang. capital of the province of Kianb SI, It had been cap tured by 2,000 rebels. A force of fed erals camped on the other side of the river one night sent 10 men across in a sampan. When the 2,000 rebels saw the 10 federals coming they fled in terror. * Moyer Will Return to Calumet With Guard By Associated Brass. CHICAGO. Dec. 30.—Charles H. Moyer. president of the "Western Fed eration of Miners, who charges that lie was shot, slugged and deported in the Michigan copper peninsula, will not return alone to the scene. A personal bodyguard, including his brother, F. S: Moyer, chief of police of Boone. la., will accompany him. The brother arrived in Chicago yes terday. President Moyer Is recover ing rapidly. Frisco Line Strike Is Believed Averted By Associated Press. ST. LOUIS, Dec. 30.—With the re sumption of negotiations between the receivers of the St. Louis and San Francisco railroad and the grievance committee of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers here today, a compro mise was looked for which would dis pel all thought of the threatened strike of 1.100 telegraphers employed by the road. Man Badly Injured In Stopping Runaway .Tames Carrol, a longshoreman, 70S Filbert street, Oakland, was seriously injured at 6 o'clock last night in stopping a runaway horse at Fifth avenue and East Seventh street, Oak land, saving the lives of half a dozen employes of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company. Carrol seized the horse by the bridle, but whs dragged under the wheels of the wagon. Czarevitch's Injury Declared Not Serious By Associated Press. LONDON, Dec, SO.—The St. Peters burg correspondent of the Times de nies that Crown Prince Alexis has been seriously affected by the acci dent which he suffered while climb ing a tree, What's This? Will Not Run for Congress if His Rival Objects Massachusetts Member Injects New System by Asking Consent to Make Race By Associatsd Proas. BOSTON. Dec. 30.—1n a letter signed by Congressman August P. Gardner, before leaving for Washing ton last night, to A. Piatt Andrew, the former says he will not be a candi date for re-election, unless Andrew, who has announced his candidacy for the seat, will give his consent. Shoots Wife; Flees; Wound May Be fatal the domestic troubles or Anna Evinni and her husband reached the tragic this afternoon, when the man entered a restaurant at 2064 Sutter street and fired four shots at his wife as she was scrubbing the floor. One shot lodged in her ear and pene trated the skull. The wound may prove fatal. Mrs. Evinni was taken to the emergency hospital. Evinni escaped. Nephew Disinherited By Cardinal Rampolla By Associated Brass. ROME, Dee. 30. —Duke Francesco of Campebello, who is said to have been disinherited by his uncle, the late Cardinal Rampolla. has asked the au thorities to make an inventory of the entire estate of the dead prelate. LONG URGES RUSH ON HETCH HETCHY In response to a request from the supervisors. City Attorney Long- today issued a statement outlining necessary legal steps to carry into effect the Hetch Hetchy grant. He strongly urges the supervisors to commence work immediately in order fully to protect the city's water rights. First required Is the passage of an ordinance accepting on the part of the city the terms and conditions of the Hetch Hetchy grant. This must be approved by the mayor and filed with the secretary of the Interior. Next is the preparation of maps showing the proposed reservoir site and rights of way, which also must be sent to the department of the in terior. The same course must be taken with surveys of the conduit route through the Stanislaus national forest and government land on the west. Long already has made application for an extensive withdrawal of these lands. He says condemnation suits are necessary for rights of way for the conduit over private lands. "We should take every measure," said Long, "to protect our water rights against adverse claimants who may have made applications antedating the recent amendment to the code. It will give the city an additional defense If actual work is commenced within 60 days from the date that the Raker bill became effecttve. Long says that the formation of an organization to take complete charge of the Hetch Hetchy project is a mat ter of administration policy. It Is understood that City Engineer O'Shaughnessy favors the formation of a water commission. "Fresno Dan" Wins in Supreme Court By Associated Press. BOSTON, Dec. 30.—The supreme court approved the claim of "Fresno Dan" today When Judge Sheldon con firmed the report of Gilbert A. A. Peavty, master in the case, that the California man and not "Dakota Dan" is Daniel Blake Russell, heir of the late Daniel Russell of Melrose. Schmidt Jury, Out 22 Hours, Still Debating NEW YORK. Dec. 30. — The Hans Schmidt Jury, after having been orjt since 1:2<5 o'clock p. m. yesterday, had failed to reach an agreement up to 11 No'ciock this morning, "BOSTICK'S" SENTENCE SET ASIDE Judge Craig to Withdraw Death Judgment; Affinity Tells of Love for Bandit I.OS A .VGELES. Dec. 80.—Judge <>■!»! unnuuarrd t hi* afternoon he would act aalde the death Judgment pronounced on Karma and would hear the motion of former Judge Gray. Farias' attor ney, for a trial. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30.—Mrs. lA>la Statler today gave the story of her life in San Francisco with the bandit and of all the circumstances preced ing their going to that city and fol !owing Bostick s crime and her dis covery of It. "The first thing I want to say," de clared Mrs. Statler with a great show of feeling, "is that I did not know at any time that Ralph Farlss was a bandit, or that he pursued a life of crime. "One week from the day we met Continued on Page 2, Columa 2 BOGUS LORD IS TRAPPED BY U. S. Ronald Tru, otherwise known as the Honorable Arthur Reginald French of London and as Jack O'Neill, has been taken into custody by the postal authorities at New Orleans on the charge of stealing and cashing money orders obtained at Cement, Cal. The arrest of Tru was made possible through his friendship for Miss Hazel Rawalt, an employe of a millinery store in Grant avenue, this city. The career and capture of Tru make one of the most sensational cases which the postoffice Inspectors have dealt with ft>r some time. Tru Is said to have been a member of the royal northwestern mounted police of Can ada, and is wanted there for deser tion on October 31, 1912. He posed as Lord French at the Palace hotel and cashed a stolen money order there for $93 on November 19 of this year. After remaining three days in the hotel, during which time he received all the honors conferred upon a mem ber of the nobility, he vanished. Tru will be brought back from New Orleans to stand trial on the charge of the theft, forgery and passing of money orders. Missionary Sues for Loss of Wife and Heirs WASHINGTON. Dec. 30. — Through the efforts of Senator Norrls of Ne braska the American legation at Pe king has been Instructed to submit a claim for E. R. Burkman of Loomis, Neb., whose wife and two children were murdered and whose property was burned during the Chinese revo lution of 1911 and 1912. 30,000 Face Death By Cold or Hunger By Associated Brett. PARIS. Dec. 30.—Thirty thousand persons are In danger of starving or freezing to death In Albania, accord ing to reports from William W. How ard of New York, who has just fin ished a 400 mile journey through the remote mountainous districts. U. S. Needs More Good Teachers of Languages By jmontm rrm, WASHINGTON. Dec. 30—The need of more good teachers of modern lan guages in the schools of the country is urged by the United States bureau of education in a report made public later* Mrs. Blake, Suffrage Pioneer, Dies, Aged 80 By Asseeistad Trent. ENGLEWOOD, N. J.. Dec. 30.—Mrs. Llllie Devereaux Blake, a the cause of woman suffrage, died in a sanatorium today, aged 80 years. She had been 111 for several years. Fir-st Great Daily Founded —185 C .1... .I, . i • * T^.rar fc PRICE ONE CENT 3pposes Judge Mrs. Elaine Ertz, who dis cusses Judge Dunne's views on tango and split skirts. Famous Comedian Of Germany Dead By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Dec. 30.—The death of Josef Giampetro, Germany's leading comedian, is announced in advices re ceived here from Berlin today. He made a»specialty of buslesquing bump. Uous German military men. 'BAN DANCE 111 SEW UPSUT sw "*7 —JTDGE DUHHBk Jurist's Advice to Women Breaks Up Redlight Protestj Meeting in Which He Is $ Called "a Liar" "Ton're a Mar," shouted an irate . woman crusader at Judge Frank Dunne In the letter's chambers this morning. Unruffled, as always. Judge Dunne looked at the woman and her four companions a moment, then remarked* "If you women want to do some good, why don't you go out and stop this tango dancing and sew up the silt skirts?" And that broke up the meeting. The women went out. Commenting oa the occurrence afterward, Judge Dunne said; "They were all sweet faced old ladies", but they were real saucy. My talk about silt skirts and tango ing broke up the meeting and made them blow up." PATCHED IP FEUD Incidentally, the five women mem bers of the Women's Deague of Jus tice accomplished what probably nothing else on earth i-ould—they got Judge Dunne and District Attorney Fickert, whose feud is of long stand ; ing. together in the chamhers of the former and had them talking ami cably. Two of the women. Miss Solomons and Mrs. Best, waited on Fickert first and succeeded In taking him down to Dunne's chambers. Once there, the women assailed the judge and the district attorney for their actions in regard to the red light referendum petition frauds. "Why can't you indict the red light forgers?" one of them demanded of Fickert. "I put the matter up to the grand jury," returned the district attorney, but the grand Jury threw it out." GRAND JURY PROBLEM The women turned on Judge Dunne, ".Why don't you discharge the grand jury?" they demanded. "I have the power to do that." re* plied the judge, "but I don't like to be arbitrary." After further discussion there was a dispute as to whether or not the judge had said he had the power to discharge the grand jury- The women challenged his statement In the mat ter, growing steadily more angry, tin til finally one of them burst out with) the charge that the judge was not telling the truth. It was then that Judge Drmne de livered his homily on tango dancing; and slit skirts and dismissed the women. "You're a liarf was hurled at Judge, Frank Dunne by an irate woman member of a committee of four from the Woman's eLague of Justice which appeared before him this morning to demand why the grand jury had not prosecuted the forgeries that have been discovered on the petition to abolish the red light abatement bilL and a seething tempest was stirred up as a result. "If yon women want to do some" ■rood why don't too go oat and APPLY THE PRINCIPLE of persistence to your campaign for customers —advertising is a good medicine for business ills. Adver tising, lllce any other good lotion, must first be correctly applied and then thoroughly rubbed in. You must have pluck enough to be persistent, or otherwise you may fail to reap results from what you have already planted In the fallow ground of business building—the Pulling Power of advertising grows out of your persistency In adver tising. The Call-Post starts busi ness a-going when It's slow. Tel ephone your Want Ads to the Call- Post. Phone Kearny 86. Want Ad Department, or have one of our so licitors call.