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The society season of the past year, which
has died hard, has never been equaled in San
Francisco either in the number or variety of
the many private affairs that have taken
place. Every week since October opened has
been crowded with all manner and degree of
frivoliti* Florists, caterers, station* musi
cians and the omnipresent dressmaker have all
reaped rich harvests, for if beauty will dance
the piper must be paid: But human, nature,
even the fashionable kind, has its limitations
and the wear and tear of a ceaseless round of
gayeties will tell Badly on the most highly
nourished physique, even though the nerves be
Now that the annual period of relaxation has
arrived, those who have been riding on the top
of hilarity's wave have tak.. n a plu:ige into the
trough of penitence that separatee it from the
quieter crest of the Easter billow. But the
<!.".>> and nights to be sprnt. metaphorically, in
sackcloth and a^hes will probably not be |
in complete inactivity, only the very giddy
diversions must be eschewed, as everybody
knows. I'fistj ITlcs of a mild and informal char
acter may flourish— "Just a dinner to a few in
timates" or '-a dropping in quite unconven
tionally for a rubber of whist," or morning
quality savors of the ideal rather than the sub
M.-^ Daisy Van Nes« i:ave a bicycle party la^t
Tuesday eve!.:!..-. Hei ; >>yed a long
ride over thi hiid afterward a sup
■ ;he home of Miss Van Ness, on Taylor
Hei . U were Mr. and Mr=. Robert J.
Mr. and Mrs. G( rge I!. Lent, Miss
USS Kate Clement, Miss
Emma Butler, M;^~ Potter of I'hiladelphia,
Frank McC. Vau : ay, a.
'ray, Lieutenant W. R. HmedY>erg Jr., U.
Miziier, Latham MeMullin,
- Adams, J. T. J. Archibald, Law
rence Van Winkle.
Mrs. Louis F. Auzerais cave a dinner party
on Thursday at her home, 2517 Pacific avenue.
At the table were Mr. and Mrs. Francisco de
Mrs. Ca|»t:ii - i Watson, a, Miss
in Smith, Miss Allan,
Mr-. ;•-. George Redding, Alec B.
■ . '■■ ■ • Hall, Henry
r, K. G. Mackay, W. B. Waldron, J".
Mrs. William J. Younger gave a lunch party
last Tv« sday at her residence, 1414 California
h farewell compliment to her
• Maud a'!'l Bessie Younger,
Thursday for Europe. Theothera
were: Mrs. Webster Jones, Mrs. J.
H.:ir\'-.>, Mis> Kate Clement, Mi>s
SlcKenna, Miss Emma Butler, Miss Alice
• Laire Tucker,
Korean, Miss Buckbee, Miss Hilda
Miss Ufce Ames.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon islanding gay; an elab
dinner party last Wednesday evening at
residence on Franklin street and enter
:x lee n of their mends.
8. C. Bigelow gave a luncheon yesterday
c- her home on McAllister and Pierce streets.
F< rnando Loafsa, of the firm of \V. Loaiza &
< ".. \\n- tender* d a banquet last night by his
many friend- aud admirers previous to his
departure tVprthfEa.it. That Mr. Loaiza has a
host of irieiids who deeply lament his depar
nv demonstrated at Uelmonico's, where
the banquet wu served. Mr. Loaiza leaves to
morrow for his new home.
A <1 inner party was given yesterday by Solo
mon Burnstine at 7:h McAllister street, In
honor of hii aephew, Bamuel Ginsburg, who is
on a visit here from Detroit, Mich.
The Maple Hall of the Palace Hotel presented
» most attractive .»<•(• ne Thursday evening when
\),i- member* ol the Quarterly Cotillon Club
pnvc- a german, whii'li eras well carried 1 out.
There were about 125 couples present. Most
of the toilets of the young ladies were hand
some and attractive.
The figures of the cotillon had been carefully
rehearsed by the first Bet^so that everything
vent off smoothly, it wu led by Banford G.
Lewald and Miss Hortense Levy. lour figures
were danced, a» follows: "Flag* of All Ka
• "Parifiian Star and Circle, I'he Court
ship and "The Wheel." Most of the figures
were quite elaborate and very attractive.
I hose in tbp first set of dancers were: Einile
Kahn and Mit-s lla;tie Mandel, A. Buefand
. Kila Raphael, Alfred Hirsbfeld and Miss
Wanda Galland, Dr. William 1". iJohimann and
Miss Leonore Rothschild, Edmund Tau«ky and
i menoi Reiss, Murk Goodman ami Mi-s
Bchwartschild, Samuel Weller and Miss Mollie
Himon Eugene Korn and Miss Belle Wolf. Al
fred i. Levy h:kl Miss Lottie Cerf, L Phillips,
On Sunday last, at the home of the bride's j
uncle, George Vaughn* 2101 Bteiner street* |
Bte.nton Foreman of Sacramento tra» married I
to Fannie E. Hall of this city by Rev. C. 0.
Brown.- The wedding was strictly private,
only members of the family being present.
Mr' and Mrs. Foreman left on the afternoon
train for Sacramento, where they will reside.
The home of Mr. and Airs. George F. Reck,
1217 York street, was the scene of a wedding
on February 23, when their daughter, Miss
Bertha Ditz. was married to Philipp Krug of
this city. Rev. J. Fnendeling officiated. Miss
Anna ilirth of San Jose t;nd Miss Nettie Vii/.
were, bridesmaids and Albert Furth and Philipp
Yung attended the groom.
A quiet wedding took place at the Star of the
Sea Church on Tuesday morning last, when
SOME OF THE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AT FASHIONABLE DANCES.
[Reproduced from the Xew York Herald.]
Kiss Delia Byrne and Albert Pfaff were mar
ried. The Rev. Father .]. Byrne, brother of the
assisted by the Rev. Father Coyle, offi
ciated. Miss Jennings and Dr. T. F. Brennan
attended the couple.
The wedding of Mrs. Addie Moulton Davis,
daughter of Mrs. A. W. Moulton, and Charles
H. Lbbott, a member of the Pacitic Union Club,
t< 'ok lilacp last Tuesday eveniiipr at the n-j
--ol Dr. Alexander Warner, 2323 Franklin
street Rev. John Hemphili performed the
ceremony in the parlors, which were hand
somely decorated with smilax and violets.
Only relatives were present. Mr. and Mrs. Ab
bott' are pat-sing their honeymoon in the East.
An attractive wedding was that of Miss Mac
Cunllfle and Austin H. Lynn, which took place
on Thursday evening. Miss Anna Blackmore
acted as maid of honor and John Mallory was
the best man. The young couple are in South
ern California on their honeymoon and will
visit relatives in Hollister. Their future home
will be in this city.
Miss Emily M. Yates and Marion L. Howry
were married on the 20th ult. at the resi
dence of the bride's parents on Bush street.
Only the immediate members of the family of
i the contracting parties and a few intimate
* friends wore present at the ceremony, which
was performed by Rev. W. D. Williums of Ply-
I mouth Congregational Church. The bride is a
i daughter of William H. Yate«, a pioneer grain
'. merchant, and the groom Is one of the younger
real-estate dealers of the city. Mr. and Mrs.
Mowry are now east on their wedding tour.
The George Pint Tea.
A very pleasant affair whs tlic pink tea given
by Miss Ruby George on Tuesday last, at her
new home, 1101 Seventeenth street. Pink
favors were given to the guests. The little host
ess was assisted in entertaining by Master Clif
ford Martin. Those present were: Miss Ruby
George, Miss Lillian Cousins, Miss Allure, Miss
Gertie Router, Miss Grace Whittle. Ilia Bessie
Whittle, Miss Florence Quiulan, Masters Clif
ford Martin, Royal Clark, Raymond O'Brien,
The Penver Surprise,
A surprise party was given to Mrs. M. Penver
on Saturday evening, at her residence, 2014,'-j
Dupont street. Those present were: Mrs. Scale,
Mr. and Mrs. Betts, Mr. and Mrs. Goetz, Mr. and
Mr?. .1. li. Cochran, Mrs. M. Penver, Mrs. Toin
mtriz, Mrs. Onido, Miss Lulu Tonimerez, Miss
Louisa Goetz, Miss Emma Goetz, Miss. Martha
Bargones, Mi<s Jessie B&rgones, Miss Irene
I'ciivcr, Miss Tina Green, Miss Day, P. Boulin,
Chjiihiii L. Btorry, Carl Gleaser, 8. Danlclwicz,
A. Clark, G. J." Bolsse, P. Bargones, Joseph
Taunt le Hoy, Charles Brown, Hermann Goetz.
The Cassel Surprise,
On Thursday evening a surprise party was
tendered to Miss Etta Castel at the home of her
parent*, 1431 Geary street, in honor of her
eighteenth birthday. The evening -was spent
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1895.
in dancing, music and recitations. An original
poem, entitled "What Is Life?" was recited
by J. Burnstine during the supper. Those
present were: Miss llattie Wagner, R. Davis,
Miss J. Wagner, E. Osterman, Miss F. Buuzl,
Marcus Lafee, C. Doyehert, F. Yslip, Miss M.
Sisenvine, H. Charmk, Miss R. Burnstine, J.
Burnstine, Miss E. Cassel, R. Burnstine. M.
Lafee, Miss H. Nobles of Santa Ross, M. Jacobs,
Miss 15. Falk, E. Kahn, Miss 3. Jacobs of Santa
Rosa, A. Wagner, Miss J. Burnstine, Mr. Siroti,
Miss B. Selig, S. Goldsmith, Miss A. Cansel, E.
Pinner, J. Blodes, Miss E. Doyehert, H. Hirsb,
Mrs. 11. Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. L. Cassel.
The Zither Club Surprise.
A very pleasant surprise party was given last
Wednesday evening by the Columbia Zither
Club to President William 11. Dolling, at, 918
Page street, in honor of his birthday. The club
assembled at the residence at about 9 o'clock
and rendered several selections. During the
evening vocal and instrumental selections
were rendered by W. 11. Dolling, Miss E.
Schneider, Miss E*. Fulda, Miss A. Berans, 11. J.
Simmen. A. Newmark, J. L. Regner, W.
Schmalzleii, Max Meyer, E. Seekamp and O.
Baman. At 11 o'clock the guests were invited
to the dining-room, where supper was served.
At Santa Crnz.
Mr. and Mrs. Beam Pixley gave a musicale at
"The Pixley," in Santa Cruz, la?t evening,
which house was opened by them on March 1
in the Hotaling building. A large number of
friends were present and a pleasant evening
A Violet Tea.
A violet tea was given on Thursday by Mrs.
A. G. Anderson of 820 Grove street, in honor of
her friend, Mrs. Mary Parry, who Is about to
return to her home in the Santa Crux Moun
tains. The decorations and souvenirs were
The Appiarius Mnsicale.
Mrs. F. 'W. Appiarius pave a musical and lit
erary entertainment at her residence on O'Far
rell street in honor of Miss Martha V. Thaxter
of Ashland, Or., recently. It was a pleasant
The O'Brien Silver Wedding.
One of the most pleasant gatherings of the
week was held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. O'Brien at San Mateo last Saturday even
ing. It was given to celebrate the twenty-fifth
anniversary of their wedding day and was
largely attended by relatives and friends, both
from San Francisco and San Mateo.
The Jewett Tea.
On Friday afternoon Mrs. John H. Jewett
pave a tea in honor of Mrs. William Wirt I>ixon
of Montana. Those present were: Mrs. L.
Aldrich, Mrs. Frank McGoppin, Mrs. John D.
Sprockets, Mrs. Homer King, Mrs. Kounscvclle
Wildman, Mrs. M. B. M.Toland, Mrs. Boardman,
Mrs. Cheesman, Mrs. de Marville, Mrs. E. B.
Pond, Mrs. S. W. Holladay, Mrs. Edgerton and
The Nicholson Birthday Party.
A birthday parly was given to J. C. Nicholson
by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Pariser at their home,
1460 O'Farrell street, Thursday evening.
Those present were: Miss Hansie Nicholson,
Misses Hattie and Mai Rademaker, Miss Isa
belle Alger, Misses Hilda and Clara Sanderson,
Miss Isella Van Pelt, Miss Edith Rodgers, Miss
Lulu Holland, Miss Aggie Lynch, Miss Lillie
Dunbar. Miss Felice ICingsford, Miss Lynn
James, Miss Edythe Pariser, J. C. Nicholson,
W. Cookson, A. D. Pariser, G. Haskins, J. J.
Iloag, G. MeDougal, E. H. Hoag, M. H. Pariser,
P.. Kademaker, C. M. Lynch, E. Lynch, R. A.
Pariser, W. Van Pelt, E. P. Jarnts.
The Coleman Tea.
Miss Daisy Coleruan entertained about
twenty young ladies recently at a violet lunch
eon at her home, 1219 Eddy street. The rooms
wire darkened and illuminated with violet tint
ed candles ;the globes of thegfts jets were also of
violet and the chandeliers were festooned with
bunches of the same flowers. Vocal and instru
mental music and recitations made the time
The engagement ia announced of C. M. Jen
nings, a young attorney-at-law, and Miss Alice
Ziskd, daughter of Mme. B. Ziska of 1006 Van
The engagement is reported of Edward Jen
nings, son of Mrs. William E. Fisher, and Miss
Elsie Knox, a young BOciety lady.
The engagement is announced of Miss Amelia
Fitter and Gus Lucks.
Miss Stella Jacobs and S. M. Herzbaeh will
hold their engagement reception on Sunday,
March 10, from 2 until U P. M., at 1890 Mission
The marriage of Dr. J. Mora Moss and Miss
Margaret Foulkes will take place at Trinity
Church, corner of Bush and Gough streets, at
noon on Wednesday, March 20. No cards.
The engagement is announced of Miss Sarah
Friedman and Adolph ("oleman. They will be
at home on Sunday next from 2 to 5 p. m. at
733 McAllister street.
The engagement is announced of Miss Hattie
Marks and Alex Pieser. They will he home
this afternoon at 231 Page street.
The Mission Turn Sell western VerpJn will
give its first masquerade social in the Mission
Turner Hall Sunday evening, March 10.
The Welcome Social Club will give its fourth
party on Thursday evening, March 21, at Cali
The Verdis will give their fifteenth party on
Tuesday evening, March 12, at Union-square
Great preparations are being made for the
coming Jewish festival, Purim, by the Young
Men's Hebrew Union, which will give a Purim
prize masque ball on Sunday evening next at
Odd Fellows' Hull.
General G. G. Meade Corps, W. R. C, No. 16,
will give a grab bag party at 102 O'Farrell
street on Tuesday evening, Marcn 19.
The Knights of the Red Branch will give their
twenty-second annual ball at Odd Fellows' Hall
..ii Bt. "Patrick's evening.
Harmony < IhapterNo. 121. 0. E. S. ,willgive its
MCO&d literary entertainment and social on
Friday evening March 22, in Laurel Hall,
The first anniversary celebration of the Michi
gan Association of California will take place in
Social Hall, Alcazar building, to-morrow
Yerba Buena Lodge No. 15, 1. O. O. F., will
give an entertainment and social in Memorial
Hail, Odd Fellows' building, on Thursday
The "Palm Leaves" give a party at 120 O'Far
rell street on Friday evening.
An Ethel Brandon recital and musicale will
be given on Tuesday evening at the First New
Jerusalem Church to assist a lady into the
King's Daughters' Home for Incurables. An
interesting musical and literary programme
will be presented.
The quarterly social of the Oleta Club will
take place on Saturday evening at 1322 How
Mrs. B. Paulsrn. accompanied by Miss Wierer
of New York, left New York City for Washing
ton on Sunday last.
Captain A. B. C. Dohrmann arrived in Ger
many on February 23 and is now attending
the fair at Leipsic.
Mrs. R. Sehwarz and son of Santa Cruz, Mrs.
F. C.mizendorfer of Monterey and Mrs. A. Gun
zendorfer of Pacific Grove have taken rooms at
the Van Dyke Hotel.
Mrs. S. F. Thorn left Wednesday with a
party of friends for a two weeks' sojourn at
Mrs. William If. Lent and Mrs. Fannie Lent
have been in San Jose during the past week.
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Stiflman (nee Welsh)
will receive on the fourth and fifth Mondays in
April at the Hoiel Richelieu.
Mr. S. B. Schloss, formerly United States
Consul to Cassel, Germany, ha* returned to ilie
city. Mr. and Mr.-. Schloss will pass the season
at the Hotel Richelieu.
Mrs. Charles A. Cockerill is en route here
from New York, and will leave on March 14
t<> join her husband, Colonel Charles Cockerill,
Mr. .T. I?. Crockett has returned from a trip to
the Eastern States.
Mrs. Moses Hopkins has returned from the
East after a long absence.
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hopkins and Miss
Hopkins have returned from the East, and are
Staying temporarily at the Palace Hotel.
Air. and Mrs. Mountford S.Wilson have re
turned from a trip to the Eastern States and
Mrs. A. I». Moore and the Misses Miriam and
Frances Moore have returned from a prolonged
visit to fritiids in Washington, 1). C., and other
Miss Fluvel and the Misses Nellie and Katha
rine Flavel of San Francisco have returned to
the Hotel Majestic , New York, from a visit to
Washington, where they were the guests of
Mrs. Senator Dolph.
Mr. and Mr.-. Robert Barnett have taken
rooms at the Hotel Pleasanton.
Mr. and Mrs. E. 1\ Preston aud Miss Preston
will leave soon to pass the season at Portola
Hall, their country residence near San Mateo.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A very McCarthy are occupy
ing their new home, 'J726 Scott street.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Hale are passing the sea
son at the Hotel Pleasanton.
Mrs. Alexander Center, Mrs. Alfred Moore
and Mrs. B. Chandler Howard sailed for Yoko
hama last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Sprague have rented the
Taylor cottage at San Mateo for six months.
Mrs. . I. C. Flood. Miss Jennie Flood, Mrs. J.
L. Kathbone and Miss Rathbone have returned
from a brief visit to l>el Monte.
Colonel and Mrs. E. E. Eyre and Miss Mary
Eyre are occupying their vQJa 8t Menlo Park.
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Girvin and Mr. and Mrs.
Perry Eyre will leave next week to occupy
their home at Menlu Park.
Mr. ami Mrs. Morgan 6. Bulkeley of Hartford,
Conn., are visiting General and Mrs. James F.
HoughtOD at i heir residence, 1!)00 Washington
Mrs. V. A. Roeder, wife of the banker of New
Whtttcoin, Wash., i 8 visiting her cousin, Mrs.
A. T. Knos, at 27125 Howard street.
Mrs. .T. A. Park of Seattle, Wash., is visiting at
her old home on Howard street in this city.
Miss Mary (i. Murphy of 1927 Green street
left yesterday to visit her siHter in St. Louis,
James W. Byrne, who has been living in Los
Angelea the pa«t year, is iv this city on a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis T. Martin have gone to
the southern portion of the Stale for a month's
Since their return from the bridal tour Mr.
arnl Mrs. Waller I. Treat (nee Hayes) are at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. (ioldman are on a week's visit
Mr. and Mrs. Iff. M. Hayes have returned
home from nn Eastern visit
Mr. and .Mrs. Isaac Hecht and Miss Elsie
Hi rht. who are at Ooronado Beach, are ex
pected lioine next week.
Mrs. C. Keesing, accompanied by her sister,
Mi.s.i Bessie Adlcr, will arrive from New York
Notwithstanding the Lenten season Odd Fel
lows' Hall presented a merry sight last Tuesday
evening when the forty-sixth party of the Pa
cific Dancing Club was held. The grand march
was led by H. .). Conies and Miss M. Boyle, who
was tastily attired in a pink-silk costume, cov
ered with' lace and pink ribbons. They were
followed by about 200 couples.
President Faure of France is not espe
cially abstemious in his habits. He is very
fond' of the best wines and indulges in
them freely, though never to excess. His
wine cellars are stocked with some of the
best vintages in Europe. He is a great
smoker and buys the finest cigars in the
market. He is a lover of art and a great
theater-goer. That he is a great man is
still doubtful, but there is no question that
he is a many-sided and thoroughly tin de
Society Comes Promptly to the
Aid of the Doctor's
HOW BEST TO SAVE LIFE
Rev. Dr. Mackenzie and Drs.
Greenleaf and De Witt Tell
Women What to Do.
At the meeting of the Doctor's Daughters'
Society yesterday afternoon San Fran
cisco's society people showed their de
termination to reform the present system
of carrying accidentally injured persons to
the hospital in a patrol wagon, and further
than that to establish a school for first aid
to the injured that will do away with much
of the suffering now endured as the result
of the system in vogue.
Between Polk street and Van Ness avenue
a close rank of private carriages proved the
strong interest taken by society in the
matter. Within the doors of the Century
Club rooms, which are used by the Doctor's
Daughters, the heavy scent of violets and
swish of silks told of the presence of the
fashionable women of the city. The}* were
crowded together, now and then exchang
ing whispers, but all the talk was of
bandages, linaments, splints, tourniquets
and the various accompaniments of a
hospital ward or an ambulance.
Two big D's in yellow flowers behind the
presiding officer's chair made a basis for
the rest of the very elaborate decorations
that had been arranged by the young la
dies of the society. Lilies andf trailing
vines were at every point of vantage, and
at the end of the nail was a well-equipped
refreshment-room where tea, cocoa, choco
late and such things were in readiness for
the tired or faint.
When Rev. Dr. Mackenzie called the
meeting to order he spoke strongly of the
power of women in matters of illness or
accident, and while complimenting the
Doctor's Daughters on the inception of their
work urged them to further efforts. As a
practical example of what should first be
done in matters of accidental injury Dr.
Mackenzie referred the memhers of the
society to Dr. G. B. Somers, who would
show what could be done with the mysteri
ous "emergency-box," concerning which
soft whispers had been floating around
ever since the meeting had opened.
Dr. Somers then told the ladies what
they ought to do in certain cases of acci
dental injury, and had an assistant about
12 years old, whom he said, "We will call
Dr. Merrill." Then Dr. Somers told how
horribly the injured were tortured by being
carted around town in a patrol wason,
without medical attendance until the hos
pital was reached. The young assistant
was a rosy-cheeked, big-eyed boy when
Dr. Somers started with him, but when
the Receiving Hospital physician had
iinished showing what might be done with
the box and an energetic mother the boy
looked like a mummy.
There were bandages and plasters all
over his diminutive anatomy, and as he
posed as an example of what could be done
with the "box the ladies burst into
hearty laughter at the sight presented.
"Remember," said Dr. homers, ''that
when a boy is hurt the old paternal advice
still is good, and he is 'taken to his
mother.' If mothers have these boxes and
know how to use them young lives may be
saved." And when the physician said
this it was writ plain in every woman's
face that she was going to have and use
when necessary an "emergency-box" with
all the bandages, lotions and plasters
necessary for half a dozen injured boys.
When Dr. Somers had shown what could
be done by an enthusiastic Doctor's Daugh
ter and the weaknesses of the present sys
tem of transferring the accidentally in
jured to the hospital, Dr. Greenleaf of the
United States army chatted to the ladies
about the ambulance system in the army.
"Dr. Somers has told you," said Dr. Green
leaf, "that the average number of daily
accidents is thirty or forty. Therefore in
a year you practically deal with the
wounded of the most disastrous battles
known in history. To do that in any form
nothing less than a perfected ambulance
system is competent."
Dr. Greenleaf told of the excellence of
the American ambulance service, and
showed that it has practically been adopted
by the armies of the world. The conclu-
sion was logical. San Francisco should
have an ambulance service proportionate
to her standing as a city.
When Dr. Greenleaf had concluded Dr.
DeWitt spoke to the society on the neces
sity for compact organization. By this
time all the ladies present were so en
thusiastic that it seemed likely that Doc
tor's Daughters with "emergency-boxes"
would to-day be more numerous than
mendicants. Pretty women talked of im
mediate aid to the injured with all the
facility of old hospital practitioners, and
then there was a rustle of silk gowns and
the rooms that had echoed with surgical
terms were filled with melody, while Frank
Coffin, Mrs. McKee and Miss Tonillon
rendered clear music to the ladies, who
sipped tea or chocolate. There were
Mrs. Hermann Oelrichs, Mrs. Ilenry Crocker,
Mrs. Edward Newhall, Mrs. Timothy Hopkins,
Mrs. John Swift, Mrs. John Merrill, Mrs. Hix
ler, Mrs. Phillip Nobles, Mrs. W. .Burns, Mr*. C.
C. McMahon, Mrs. William Fisher, Dr. Adelaide
Brown, Mrs. Homer King. Miss Ives, Miss
llamlin, Mrs. Cyrus Wright, Mrs. Robert Mac
kenzie, Mrs. John Dickinson, Mrs. Voorhees,
Mr-. Dudley Bates, Miss Crocker. Miss Hobart,
Miss Owen,' Miss Stubbs, Mrs. George Shreve,
Miss Breeze. Miss Jennie Blair, Miss Horton,
They have made np their minds to have
an ambulance service in fSan Francisco fit
to meet the daily requirements.
'•We will furnish thefambulance," said
Miss Crocker, 'if the city will adopt its
use. If not we will do the best we can
with our emergency-boxes, which we hope
will be used in every place where acci
dents are apt to happen.
Queen Victoria is very active at present,
listening to music and playing whist in the
evening, and in the day time lor
her journey to the Riviera. \ ictoria's con
stitution has required very few amend
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IN COM PARABLE OFFERINGS
The unbounded success of our Spring Opening, both from a
social and business standpoint, is a striking illustration of our
prestige as a fashion center as well as of our UNEQUALED
These facts are given still more forcible emphasis by our this
week's display, which includes a number of late importations just
uncased and in its present unrivaled beauty and completeness is
worthy of an immediate inspection by every one in search of
The Latest Styles and Greatest Values in the Market !
COLORED DRESS GOODS!
At S5 Cents.
114 pieces 37-INCH ALL-WOOL DRESS GOODS, in mixed, plain and fancy checks,
at 25c a yard.
At 4O Cents,
93 pieces 37-INCH FANCY NOVELTY DRESS GOODS, in checks, mottled and two-
tone effects, at 40c a yard.
At SO Cents.
88 pieces 40-INCH FINE SILK MIXED SUITING, latest spring styles, in mottled,
checks and diagonals, at 50c a yard.
At V 5 Cents.
78 pieces 40-INCH ALL-WOOL AND SILK-AND-WOOL DRESS GOODS, in checks,
figured, stripes and plaids, at 75c a yard.
At 3 1. 00.
52 pieces 50-INCH SUPERIOR ALL-WOOL FANCY DRESS GOODS, handsome col-
orings, in ombre, broxhe and crepon effects, at $1 a yard.
42 pieces 44-INCH FINE ALL-WOOL HIGH-GRADE SORIANA MIXED CRE-
PONS, bright colorings, at $1 a yard.
57 pieces 44-INCH EXTRA FINE SILK-AND-WOOL FRENCH DRESS GOODS, in •
all the newest and staple colorings, at $1 25 a yard.
At 35 1 . 50.
46 pieces 44-INCH HIGH-GRADE SILK-AND-WOOL NOVELTY SUITING, in the
choicest color combinations, at $1 50 a yard.
At $15 .00.
25 ELEGANT ALL-WOOL FRENCH NOVELTY CREPON DRESS PATTERNS at
Extra Special — At 39 Cents — Extra Special.
35 pieces FINE ALL-WOOL FRENCH SERGE, regular price 50c, will be placed on
sale at 29c a yard.
NAVY STORM SERGES!
At 3 5 Cents.
152 pieces 37-INCH ALL-WOOL NAVY BLUE STORM SERGE at 35c a yard.
At SO Cents.
88 pieces 46-INCH ALL-WOOL ENGLISH STORM SERGE at 50c a yard.
At 75 Cents.
62 pieces 52-INCH ALL-WOOL HIGH-GRADE ENGLISH NAVAL STORM SERGE
at 75c a yard.
At 4 1.00.
49 pieces 52-INCH EXTRA FINE ALL-WOOL ENGLISH DIAGONAL STORM
SERGE at $1 a yard.
At 1 . 50.
22 pieces 56-INCH SUPERIOR ALL-WOOL WEST OF ENGLAND NAVAL DIAG-
ONAL STORM SERGE at $1 50 a yard.
WASH DRESS FABRICS AND HOUSE-FURNISHINGS !
At SO Cents a Yard.
FINE LINE HIGH-GRADE SATEEN, in brocade and plain weaves, superior cloth
At 1O Cents a Yard.
500 pieces ENGLISH PERCALES, fine cloth (slightly imperfect in printing), 36 inches
wide, value for 15c.
At 13V-! Cents a^Yard.
300 pieces NEW FANCY CRAPE SUITING, printed in beautiful coloring and designs.
At 13% Cents a Yard.
200 pieces NOVELTY CREPON ZEPHYRS, medium colorings, all fast.
At 1O Cents a Yard.
200 pieces FINE GRADE AMERICAN SEERSUCKERS AND DRESS STYLE
ZEPHYRS, a grand assortment and excellent cloth.
At 1 5 Cents a Yard.
FULL LINE PRINTED DUCKS AND PIQUES, in dark, medium and light color-
ings; a good assortment; all best fabrics.
At 1 5 Cents a Yard. '
3 cases DOUBLE BED SHEETING, unbleached, 2}4 yards wide, excellent heavy goods.
AX 44. SO a "Pair.
FINE PURE WOOL WHITE BLANKETS, weight 6 pounds (to close out the line).
At $1.35 Each.
2 cases SPECIALLY LARGE and HEAVY WHITE SPREADS, size 84x90 inches,
reduced from $1 75.
At IS Cents a Yard.
5 cases SUPERIOR XXX BLEACHED SHEETING, almost equal to Utica, fully 90
inches wide, reduced from 25c; also 81 inches at 10c. See these values.
At IS 1 2 Cents a Yard.
A leader in CHECK GLASS TOWELING, fine Irish linen, 22 inches wide.
At 15 Cents Each.
210 dozen FINE DAMASK ALL-LINEN TOWELS, neat borders, fringes knotted.
At $1.15 a Fair.
300 pairs IMPORTED NOTTINGHAM CURTAINS, double thread, well twisted, 45
inches wide, value $1 75.
At 4.1.85 a Fair.
750 pairs HEAVY NOTTINGHAM CURTAINS, 4 yards long and 60 inches wide,
value for $2 50.
At. 43.00 a Fair.
100 pairs CHENILLE PORTIERES, full width and length, neat new dadoes, value
for ?4 50.
FINE INGRAIN CARPET SQUARES, size 3x5 feet, 75c each ; 6x9 feet, $2 50; 7^x9
feet, $3 25; 9x9 feet, $3 75; 9xlO>£ feet, ft 50; 9x12 feet, $5; 9xl3>£ feet, $5 75— half
ALL SINGLE PAIRS. CURTAINS AND PORTIERES marked specially low to clear
out this week ; they comprise all grades.
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