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II Hi Fishermen Oppose intervene tion of Officials Regarding Sizrof Nets esknWSISaBBBBBsSaeBBSB GRIM TRAGEDY ENACTED Carlo Balesteri Loses Life and Companions Are Placed Under Arrest On of the grimmest tragedlee In the hlatdry of San Francisco bay wu en - aoted last night when Deputy FUh and Game Commissioners M 3 Clark and Errsst Raynaud engaged In a battl forced by three Italian fleher - man thay had arrested at Ban Clamant Island Th latter war re - enfarced by Ave of their countrymen andln a dtadly fight out on the watarof th bay Raynaud waa baatan to death Ralvatore Balesteri a fisherman waa hot ts death two other flaharman war badly wounded and Clark waa hurled OTerboard and escaped with hi Ufa only by tha narroweat margin For two hours RaynauiTy fate waa In doubt and sTral psas of deputy game warden scoured tha bay In launohes for eight of tha fugitives Whatever hope waa entertained for hla aafaty wu dispelled however at 1080 laat night when a flihermana launoh lowly chugged It way up to Melgga wharf from Saueallto Three Itallana Jumped out of It and ran for refuge Two escaped Tba third however waa wounded and encountered a policeman Th latter aroused by hla strange action action questioned him The Italian unabU to apak a word of English pointed back to the boat adsurenr dared meekly Tha officer Investigated la th - boat wore th dead bodies of Balesteri and Raynaud and all about the craft evidence of a terrific battle The boat waa covered with blood Raynaud lay across a bunch of fish nata TWO MBJf ARB DEAD Rla skull had bean beaten In He had been shot between the eyes A revolver revolver with four empty chamber lay be - elds him and across hla legs waa the dead body of Baleltert mute evidence of his defense Balesteri the wounded man Intercepted by the patrolman had boon slightly wounded and another of hla companion who had alao been shot aoaped before the polle could apprehend apprehend him Within a few mlnutea after the arrival arrival of the launch a second launch reached the wharf Its occupanta were Ave more Italian fishermen They were placed under arrest Immediately Clarks story of the battle having been flashed to the San Francisco police police from Sausallto In the meantime The tragedy occurred aa the result of the deputy commissioners arrest of three Italians at San Clement Island for fishing with nets the mesh of which waa held to be underslxed Clerks story of the affair follows Raynaud and I were detailed to Investigate Investigate the activities of fishermen suppoaed to be operating Illegally about Ban Clements Island We arrived arrived there about 5 SO oclock and after making an Investigation satisfied ourselves that Balesteri and hla men were ustng nets forbidden by law We arreeted them and they made no resistance resistance In order to expedite our return return to Sausallto wa auggeated that we all use th Balesteri launch We knew nothing about operating It but truated to our prisoners They agreed to the proposal and th trip was begun IAW COMPANION FELLED Before wa left however we let two Of the fishermen who we were convinced convinced were not Implicated In the use of the nets go and the other three Balesteri and hla two companions eemed angry because we would not release them too Shortly before neartng California City we saw another another launch containing fishermen nearby Baleatarl signaled them Raynaud Raynaud and I thought It only a friendly salutation and paid no attention to It coatUaed aa Page Co I am a B O e so a e a Q Details of Tragedy on Bay Dcadjojurcd and Arrested Jfff s IBnm MXMTmwu7 mwim 17 - primw tvttm Merefet BJx clans Had wLontr J nmit eanuitlsUloaifera Wiit to lwfcj laJvater BeJeateri Italian flaherasavauned by ballet tram lUyaaaValptetaL THH WOUJTDED Carlo Beleeterl aeeihew t Batvator Balesteri shet ta th right fcaad lgmatla easa - - BMtalea of Carlo Baleatert sear - asHt kave fceea akat la tk est Depaty Flak aad Gasae Casn - satsaloaer K I Clark beat by taaharssea UNDER ARRBST Aatea Balesteri Carl Baleatarl Baleatarl Cerlakt Glevaaal Orlaado Feeeraae Cartat Salvatore Barrator Barrator Omsts aad Orlaado GlatJo 0hmmi ti miO Names Actor as the Co - respondent iKWjtr Who Married One of the Five Now Bitten Now Seeki a Divoroe Special Stmetch te the Obieatels NEW TORX ApHl II Asserting hla wife Bartha Joaa Russell formerly In vaudarlll and later with a Forty - Are Hlnutes From Broadway company too friendly with Harry Roijuemore tha latter organisation Oeorge Doan Russell a lawyer with offices In Manhattan Manhattan and residence In Brooklyn 1 aulas for divoroe The ckse came up for a hearing before Juatlc Putnam In tha Supreme Court In Brooklyn to Acoordlng to the oomplalnt th petitioner petitioner mat Kill Noss whan h wa praylnr t v - audvrln abn of th flr Noes lUtara They were married January 14 lilt After the honeymoon they made their home In Brooklyn but aooordlag to tha petitioner hla wife found Ufa In the city acroea the brldg too monotonous and she yearned one more for the stage In spite of hla opposition he eays aha obtained an engagement with Forty - nva Minute From Broadway company which played the Southern States Ha heard aoma time later of her alleged friendliness with Roque more of the eame organisation and after an Investigation began suit naming naming the actor aa co - respondent Kitty Gordon and Husband Reconciled Actresi and Captain Bereiford Burn Diforce Paper After Four Yean Separation Special Dtlseteh to the Chronicle NEW YORK April II Kitty Gordon the actress and her husband Captain Henry de la Poor Beresford are reconciled reconciled today after a separation of four years The paper In her divorce suit have bean burned Miss Gordon attributes their marital difficulties to her love of the stage I presume I am partly to blame our trouble she said today My life 1 wrapped up in my work and Captain Beresford was not willing at first that I continue with it Aa soon aa my engagement In vaudeville vaudeville 1 over I will return to England with him But I shall coma back again la the fall I hope I can perauade Captain Captain Bereaford to return with ma a Florence Holbrooks Suit Is Dismissed pedal Dlseeteh te the Chronicle NEW TORK April II After a patient patient wait of two long years Florence Holbrooka sulf for absolute divorce from her comedian huaband Cacti Lean was railed today before Supreme Court Justice Glegerlch only to be dismissed dismissed Her counsel la authority for the etatement that aha will soon bring another action

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle17 Apr 1913, ThuPage 1

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)17 Apr 1913, ThuPage 1
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