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WOMEN AND JURIST IN BATTLE OVER TANGO
7 Saved From Fire in Heroic Rescues; Mother Burned
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
The house was a total loss, amount
ing to $1,500. a °
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
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
Delicious S~\ /~\ T~\
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."
"You pay poll tax?"
"I no pay poll tax."
"Well, you pay me poll tax or 1 will
have to take your pork."
"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.
"You can't have pork until you go
get receipt for poll tax."
"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 &
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
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
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
The Zabern incident is declared
"probably the beginning of a great
political struggle in Germany, in
which compromise Is scarcely possi
FOURTEEN PAGES—SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1913 —PAGES 1 TO 8
Tight Garment Trips Woman
on Stairway and Fall
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
At noon Mrs. Blatz, the landlady,
stumbled over the body of the girl
and became almost hysterical with
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
"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
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
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
Mrs. Elaine Ertz, who dis
cusses Judge Dunne's views
on tango and split skirts.
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.
"*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
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
And that broke up the meeting. The
women went out. Commenting oa
the occurrence afterward, Judge
"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
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
"Why can't you indict the red light
forgers?" one of them demanded of
"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
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
"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
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You must have pluck enough to
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fail to reap results from what you
have already planted In the fallow
ground of business building—the
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out of your persistency In adver
tising. The Call-Post starts busi
ness a-going when It's slow. Tel
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