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TRILBY HAS LEFT SOME FOOTPRINTS HERE
Local Artists Are No
Longer Without Occu
JOULLIN AS SVENGALI.
John M. stanton Says That
Feet Have No Ex
THE TOOTSIES ON THE WALL. |
Corinne Says That the Average
Woman Considers Herself
the Acme of Divinity.
She sat down all by herself and thought
a rnome'nt of just how it ought to be done,
then >\\e wrote in a full round hand:
'•Will you draw ray foot upon the wall
just ;is Trilby's was drawn ?''
Then she "folded it carefully, placed the
slip ot paper in a scented envelope and
sealed the whole thing carefully. What
was the next move? Oh, to stamp it in
CORINNE, THE MO* X, WHO IS WEARY OF TRILBY AND HER
[j-Voni a photograph by Thors.]
the right hand corner and address it to
John Stanton, who received it.
Bully for Uncle Sam. The mail service
is all right, and the young lady will follow
in the footsteps of Trilby O'Farrel with a
firm and footful tread.
"You cannot see the signature," said Mr.
Stanton, "but some day perhaps you may
see a sketch of the foot. Has the Triiby
craze had any effect upon the young ladies
of the town? Well I should say it had.
Faces and divine forms are no longer in it.
Feet are the things. Feet, feet, feet:
nothing but feet. 3 '
Mr. Stanton mixed a little red with a
touch of white ana heightened the blush
on a portrait of Willis Polk, upon which he
•'You see it is just about the time for so
ciety to want something entirely new, and
pretty feet are plentiful enough in San
Francisco to supply the demand for Tril
bies. I have painted several already, and
the craze is still on. I have seen some
very nicely manicured feet of late, and I
assure you they make a very pretty picture.
The only objection I have to tootsy-wootsies
is the total Jack of expression in them.
"What do you think of this portrait of
Willis? He" is Little Billee for the girls
with Trilby feet. I guess I'll put a little
more sadness in the face. Say, wouldn't
Joullin make a great Svengaii if he had
There was a knock at the door just then,
and Mr. Stanton got up to admit the
caller. "Probably a consignment of feet
from the Latin quarter," he said, but it
proved to be a messenger who was there
for the purpose of getting the picture of
the last foot painted by Mr. Stanton.
"Dere's a iady on California street what
wants her foot. See?" said the boy, "Ana
she wants it dis evenin' or it don't go.
See? Dere's a-goin' to be a fracus at de
mansion and de crowd wants a glimpse.
Pat's what.' 1
The artist threw up his hands in amaze
ment and sent word back that he must
have another pose for the toes.
"That's the way it goes," said he, "they
all seem to think I have been painting feet
for years. I'll tell you the business of feet
painting is a little new in this section, and
I don't like to be rushed. It's funny, isn't
it, how people get wild over such small
things as — feet? I suppose the time will
come when the parlors of the people will
contain pictures of the feet of their rela
tions. How would it look to see a picture
of your father's foot, your grandfather's
foot, your second cousin's foot and the
feet of your nieces and nephews? Of
course, it would be necessary to have a
foot of George Washington and Abraham
Lincoln over the fireplace and a campaign
lithograph of the feet of Jim Budd and
Morris M. Estee hung up in the billiard
room. Great heavens, isn't it getting ter
rific? It is a case of give our feet liberty
or give us death."
The next authority visited on feet was
Corinne, who enjoys the distinction of hav
ing the confidence of the artists of the
bhe is the model of the Art Association,
and has posed for most of the painters of
the City. Corinne was found in the studio
of Henry Raschen, who is painting a bust
picture of the young lady.
"Trilby? Did I hear you say Trilby?"
answered Corinne to a question touching
upon the prime character of Dv Maurier's
immortal book. "Do you know that I am
getting tired of Trilby. All I hear to-day
among my girl friends is Trilby. They
want to pose just as Trilby did,' but peo
ple who make a farce of posing never make
good models. Posing is no jest. Now, for
instance, some younjr ladies have talked
with me about posing, and many of them
say they wouldn't do it for the world.
Pshaw.'' Corinne threw back her nair,
winked, and lowering her voice to a
whispdr, continued: "That's all fudire.
The boys tell me different things about the
same girls who turn their nose up at me.
They are just delighted to get a chance to
pose. Let me tell you something. There
isn't a woman living who doesn't think
her form is perfect. They only want some
body to tell them so and the rest is done.
"How long have you been a model?"
"Two years, and I consider it a calling
that requires some understanding of grace.
Everybody can't be a model. Oh, the
altogether. Everybody asks me about that.
"Corinne, will you keep your face this
way a little more. I cannot paint your
eyes from the back of your head," chipped
in Mr. Raschen.
"Yes, in a minute. Well, when I first
began to pose for the altogether I think
that I looked the color of — " Corinne
looked around a moment. "Give me your
palette, Mr. Raschen. Thank you. There,
do you see that beet color? Well, that's
the way I felt. Oh, it was so distressing;
but when 1 began to realize that I was
simply looked upon as a piece of clay I got.
natural again, and now it does not disturb
me a bit. Here's your palette, Mr. Raschen.
Now I'll look at you a few moments. Is
that pose about right?"
Corinne settled herself again and kept
quiet for nearly a minute. Presently
she shifted her position long enough to
observe that the Trilby craze had devel
oped too many feet, "Every young crea
ture I know prates about her feet, and
they all want to have them painted. It's
bo strange that a fad will leave such dis
astrous results. One never — "
"This way, Corinne," chimed in Raschen
"All right. There. One never knows
just where it will all end. When a girl
wants to pose and is afraid to she has a
false modesty. Most of them seem to live
under the disadvantage of a wondrous
beauty, so grand and sublime that no man
can look upon it without feeling a great
misery that they will some day be dead
and removed from the face of the great
world. Isn't it sad?" The model crossed
her hands and looked very disconsolate
over the whole affair. Raschen went on
painting and succeeded in getting Corinne
to remain quiet for some moments.
"Trilby. Feet. Amateur models.
Fools," "sighed Corinne. "All amateurs
are perfect in form. AH Trilbies have
pretty feet. All men like amateur Trilbies.
All men are fools."
Corinne volunteered this information,
and looked straight at Mr. Raschen as she
ONE STORY OF THE STEAL
Bullion Sent From the Carson
Mint to the Selby Re-
The Particles Left by the Sul-
phuric Process Exposed
The visit to this City of United States
District Attorney C. A. Jones, in company
with ii. D. Clarke, superintendent of the
Reno Reduction Works, revives the sensa
tion that was created several months ago
by the big steal made in the Carson Mint
by John D. Jones and A. Heney, who were
then nielters and refiners there.
The attorney is here, accompanied by
the expert, to look into and make a thor
ough study of the sulphuric process of the
reduction of gold from the bullion in the
Mint in this City and at the Selby Refining
In an interview with Jones and Clarke
considerable light was thrown on the ne
farious operations of the two employes of
the Carson Mint that hitherto has not been
John D. Jones was assistant molter and
refiner there, under one Zabrieska, tinder
the last administration. Zabrieska was
troubled with a chronic disease, which
made his constant presence at the Mint an
impossibility, and as a consequence Jonea
was enabled to carry on his methods with
out detection. When Zabrieska was suc
ceeded by Hirsh Harris, a noted expert in
his line, the shortage was discovered.
Mr. Harris, in preparing his report to be
sent to Washington," found a large deficit
and spoke to Jones regarding it. Jones
said that the difference would be found in
the "slum' tanks. Examination was
made of the tanks indicated, and the
amount of gold found there did not begin
to approximate the required amount.
Harris then sent word to Washington
for an expert, saying that there was some
thing seriously wrong at the Mint.
Andrew Mason, superintendent of the
New York Assay Oilice, was detailed to
examine into the matter, and through hia
discoveries the guilt of Jones and Heney
was made clear.
To cover the deficiency spurious melts
had been made, one, No. 13G, which should
have contained $23,000 value, was found to
hold only $1900. It was also found that
Jones had failed to keep an account of the
gold and silver melts for the consolidation.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CAL.JL,, SUNDAY, VUTVBKLi 27, 1895.
record, making it impossible to find out
regarding previous steals.
It had been the habit of Heney to take
penned gold in a granulated form from
the Mint to R. D. Clarke of the
Selby Refining Works as bullion
from a mine near Silver City. Keney
claimed to have a lease on this "mine anil
asked Clarke not to mention the richness
of tlie output for fear he would be deprived
of the lease. This gold that tame under
the hands of Clark was found to be over
995 fine. The fact that nuggets from a
mine rarely contain more than 19 V£ parts
of pure goid gave another clew to those
looking up the matter.
Also when the first granulations were
brought to the reduction works they were
very rotten, and indicated that they either
had been buried or were pregnant with
minute particJes incident to the sulphuric
process. The sacks had formed a sort of
carbon which prevented the ready separa
tion of these particles and promoted a slag
which was afterward by Heney himself
pounded up for compensation in settle
ment with the reduction works.
The Government has a check that came
from the Bank of California to the National
Ban* of Carson, which Heney had indorsed
Heney and Jones, who at first made their
depredations singly, finally discovered that
each was stealing and joined issue, Jones
attending to the preparation of the gold
into bullion and Heney conveying it to the
Mint and transferring it into ready money.
They both are now confined at Carson
SELLING DISEASED MEAT
Chinese Butcher-Shop Raided
by Market Inspector
White People Found Buying Im
mature Veal and Meat With
Chief Market Inspector Ben Davis con
demned a lot of diseased meat in China
town yesterday and to-morrow he is going
to swear out warrants for the arrest of a
number of Chinese butchers. The meat
seized was in a frightful condition. The
beef was from an animal in the last stages
ot tubercular disease. The butchers had
been so careless in preparing the carcass
for market that they had not taken the
pains to remove the tubercles. They would
have undoubtedly been cooked with the
rest of the meat by the purchaser.
Four unnatural calves were also discovered
in the same shops. While the inspector was
bringing up his buggy two of tnem were
smuggled away. The inspector and two
policemen hunted the shops in the vicinity
but wore unable to again find any trace of
the condemned calves. The chances are
they will be cut up and offered for sale
when there are no market inspectors about.
This is not the first condemned meat
seized and destroyed by Inspector Davis,
by any means, but it is one of the worst
cases that he has tound in a long time and
adds its weight to the proof that the Chi
nese butchers do not hesitate to sell meat
known to be diseased. In the present
case the evidences of tuberculosis were so
apparent that a child would have known
the meat was poison. Any tyro would
have scoffed at the assertion that the
calves were not immature veal.
The raid of the inspectors on the Chinese
butcher-shops is important, because so
many white people living on the borders
of Chinatown buy their meat there — be
cause it is cheap. The reason the meat is
sold so cheap is because it is diseased, of
course. For instance, the cow from which
this tuberculosis meat was obtained sold
for $2. The market inspector knows that
for a fact, becaube he was watching her for
several days in order to arrest any man
who should kill her for butcher's meat.
The Chinese, however, have a way of buy
ing up diseased cattle and slaughtering
them secretly in out-of-the-way places.
The immature calves captured sold for
75 cents each. Of coarse no butcher in
legitimate business can hope to compete
with butchers who get their stock at such
Wholesale Butcher Jefferson J. James
testified before the Supervisors last Friday
that any beef that dies in transit is worth
$8 to its' owner, on account of the hide, etc.
A very ordinary beef carcass is worth $20,
and a very ordinary sized veal will fetch
$5. A Chinese butcher, therefore, who
buys cows at less than $5 and calves at
less than $1 can afford to make a big cut
in his prices in order to attract customers.
It is said on pretty good authority that
a number of cheap butcher-shoos and
cheap hotels have been going to China
town of late to get their meats. If that is
so diseased meats have been pretty widely
sold in the City.
On the last trip of the Board of Health
through Chinatown the members rooted
out and condemned a lot of this diseased
and decaying meat. Whole sides of j
beeves and carcasses of stieep and calves j
were found in a horrible condition in the j
dark closets of a number of butcher-shops. I
They were being offered for sale cheap
because they were in such an advanced
stage that they could not last much
longer. When questioned about the
matter the owners answered stolidly and
indifferently. Apparently they thought
if customers bought such meat the conse
quences had to rest on the head of the cus
tomers. They treat the matter pretty
much as they do the raids on the gambling
and opium dens. As soon as the inspector
disappears they order in a lot more of
cheap meat and go right on selling it as if
nothing had happened. Instances have
been known where they recaptured the
condemned meat and coolly hung it out j
for sale again.
Inspector Davis has been lecturing these |
butchers and condemning the diseased
and decaying meats till patience has
ceased to be a virtue. Now he proposes to
make an example of some of them and stop
the traffic. To-morrow he will swear out
warrants for the arrest of Quang Sang &
Co. of 62t> Jackson street and Lee Sung of
10/2 Washington alley, the butchers who
yesterday offered the diseased meat for
Wear ordinary underwear, keep your cold;
wear Juros hygienic underwear; lose it; nealth,
money baver. Morgan Bros., 229 Montgomery.
Park Music To-day.
The following attractive programme has
been prepared Co? the open air concert in Gold
en Gate Park to-day :
March, "The Brownies" V. Huber
Overture. "The Jolly JRobbers" Suppe
Conce rt solo, "Le Keve d'Amour" If. Millars
(Performed by William Forner.)
"Spring Song" Mendelssohn
Introduction and Slcilliana from "Cavallerla
(With horn solo by E. Schlott.)
Overture, "Tanntiauser" Wagner
"Marguerite." gavotte L. Schmidt Sr.
Selection, "Traviata" Verdi
Waltz, "Kspania' 1 Waldteufel
March, "Father of Victory" Qanne
Jaros hygienic underwear is made for intelli
gent people; others prefer cheap stuff ; constant
colds. Sense saves dollars. Morgan's, 229Montg.
A Great Violinist Coining.
Ondricek, the great Bohemian violinist, who
will arrive in this country on November 8, has
been already requested by a committee of
prominent gentlemen of San Francisco to visit
California. It is probable that he will visit the
Pacific Coast in March.
All doctors don't prescribe the same medi
cine; all good doctors recommend Jaros hygi
enic underwear. Morgan Bros., 229 Montgry.
A Strong Cartoou.
This week's Wasp contains a strong cartoon
on the theme of "The Quarrel" (with apologies
to Meissonier.) It touches on the pretended
quarrel between Buckley and Rainey, ana
very aptly illustrates the situation as it is gen
erally understood by competent observers.
The whole family kept well with Jaros Hy
gienic underwear. Morgan Bros., 229 Montgy.
THE CITY MILK SUPPLY
Items From Saturday's Imter
views With Leading
several ranches visited
A Unit in Favor of the Estab
lishment of a Thorough Sys
tem of Inspection.
The question of the purity ot the milk
supply of this City is one fraught with se
rious consequences. The best dairies are a
unit in favor of strict municipal and State
legislation economically and honestly en
In an interview yesterday R. G. Snenth
of the Jersey Farm Dairy said :
"This is a matter of life or death to the
old and young whether the miik they con
sume is pure and wholesome or not. They
must have milk to live, as it is about the
only food the feeble old and younc can de
pend upon for a prolongation of their lives
—and to be engaged in the production of
pure, wholesome milk demands an integ
rity of purpose, honesty of character and
conscientious regard for the health and
lives oi people not often found among the
ignorant or lower classes.
'•The greatest danger from most milk is
ipnm the large quantity of chemicals used
in preventing the milk from souring. The
filthier the milk the quicker it will sour;
besides old milk can be saved for several
days and none be lost, or old milk can be
purchased at less than half price, doctored
and sold at full price, but the children that
use it will probably sicken and die.
li l hope that the" .Board of Health will be
thorough in their work of having milk
and cream inspected, and I feel assured
that great good will come from it. Some
Mistakes will no doubt occur, but they can
be cured as well as sick children with pure
W. P. A. Brewer, proprietor of the San
Mateo Ranch Dairy, when seen at the
ranch a few days since, to which he gives
his entire attention, had the following to
"There is truly no more important mu
nicipal question to San Francisco than the
condition of the milk supply. Honest in
spection of milk is simply setting a pre
mium upon the work of thosa who desire
to serve wholesome milk. If the statutory
regulations now upon the books with re
gard to food products were properly car
ried out other food products as well as
milk would be the subjects of serious con
"There are a number of good dairies sup
plying milk to San Francisco. There are
others besides ourselves having pasturage,
which, I presume, The Call will say some
"The public should not be deceived into
the belief that it is wise economy to buy
cheap milk. It is penny wise ancl pound
foolish. Better pay the milkman than the
doctor is the correct idea."
The San Muteo Ranch Dairy is situated
near San Mateo, where the cows have a
lar;re range with plenty of green grass and
The dairy is constructed on scientific
principles, with a thorough system and on
a large scale. Greut care is taken in every
thing. The water is piped to all the build
ings, troughs and roadways around the
premises, and the corrals are on elevated
ground, so that the cattle may be free from
mud and filth. The barns have elevated
Uoors, that are washed clean twice daily,
and there is not a taint or bad smell about
the whole place.
The milkers are cleanly, and yet not al
lowed about the milkroom where the cream
is separated from the milk for the fear of
taint, nor can flies, dust or dirt of any kind
be found where the milk is cooled and
canned, or in fact about the barn, winch is
very important as the milk and cream
might be highly charged with bacteria
from a filthy barn before it leaves for the
City. This dairy does not buy milk to
sell for the reason that the purity of
the milk cannot be guaranteed without
having supervision over it on the farm.
W. P. A. Brewer appeared ereatly pleased
at the call made hy the newspaper report
er and took every opportunity to show
him the entire equipment of the dairy.
The stables and distributing-house on the
ranch are large and well kept. It is the
policy of this dairy to serve a uniform
quality of milk to its customers.
The City retail business has its head
quarters at 1515 Fillmore street, near
Geary. An inspection of the depot will
show the very best management, special
pains being taken to Keep milk in a pure,
uncontaminated condition from the time
it is drawn from the cow until it reaches
"As to the matter of inspecting," said
John Linclian of the Green Valley Dairy,"
"it is a, subject to which I have given very
close study, and my idea is that too rigid
regulations cannot exist for those who
wish to do an honest business. The effect
will be to raise a high standard and force
ail to deliver t,'ood, wholesome milk. In
spector Dockery has taken several samples
from my wagons at different times, but
the boys were allowed in each instance to
drive on unmolested. My aim has always
been to serve good, wholesome milk.
Strict regulations will give the honest
milkman just recognicion."
A special trip was made to the Green
Valley Dairy, which is situated within six
miles of this City, on the boundary line of
San Mateo County. This dairy was estab
lished twenty-five years ago. The ranch
comprises over a thousand acres of land,
and in the barns are always stored from
two to three hundred tons of the Dest
ground feed, such as bran, middlings and
oatmeal, that the market affords.
Over the ranch may be seen 350 head of
the best cattle in the Rest condition. The
utmost care is taken to keep the milk and
cream in the best of order and free from
taint of any kind, the whole beinir under
the personal supervison of John Linehan
and his four sons.
Mr. Linehan and his sons have the repu
tation of being diligent :ind careful dairy
men. In fact, the old gentleman comes of
a family of dairymen who taught him in
his boyhood days every feature of the
business. This "is shown by the system
and business metnods pursued at the
ranch, all of which give the public the
best warrant in dealing with him.
The next visit was made to the Millbrae
Company at the corner of Mission and
Ninth streets, of which F. H. Green is
president and E. A. Green general man
ager. This is one of the oldest establish
ments in San Francisco, being in exist
ence forty years. These gentlemen have
had years of experience in the milk busi
ness and thoroughly understand the wants
of the trade, and spare no pains nor ex
pense to please their customers and main
tain creditable patronage.
In speaking of milk inspection F. H.
Green said: "We may be put down as
heartily in favor of milk inspection. It is
to be hoped that this well-meant consid
eration of the condition of milk will result
in the formulation of a thorough and
equitable system of inspection. It is
safe to say every good dairy will be will
ing to spend time and money to that end.
1 for one would be in favor of paying the
Milk Inspector a good salary and giving
him full support in his work of stamping
out the impostors in the business.
HMnrin County, famous for its butter pro
duction, is the source of the Millbrae Com
pany's milk. A strong credential of this
duiry is the continued patronage of a large
number of prominent physicians, clubs
The Guadaloupe Dairy Company's ranch
and premises were next visited. This com
pany was established in 1872, and at pres
ent is composed of John A. Roy, presi
dent, C. W. Taber, vice-president,"and L.
A. Hay ward, treasurer. These names con
nected with any concern are sufficient
guarantee to the public that what they put
on the market will be the purest and best.
The ranch is located in Guadaloupe Val
ley, San Mateo County, within six miles
of the City. It is a "model place for a
ranch, being situated in the midst of the
most oicturesque scenery, with valleys and
mountain streams surrounding them. The
drive from the old San Bruno road up to
where the dairy is located is very attract
ive. The pasturage is of the best, and
bands of contented and peaceful-looking
cows are passed on every hand.
The dwellings for the men are large, and
the barns and stables and grain-houses are
the acme of neatness. A visit to this com
pany's ranch would at once convince you
that where such cleanliness is observed
and complete quarters maintained, good,
pure milk must be found.
In discussing the inspection of milk
\ J : A - Hay ward, who is president of the
Milkmen's Union, said: "I believe this
movement will result in a great benefit.
For once the people seem to be in earnest
in their support of the inspector. He
should be paid a good salary and be under
bonds the same as any other responsible
City official. There is one thing quite cer
tain, the newspapers are doing a good
work in properly warning and educating
the consumers of milk."
PEOPLE'S THEATER WOES
Edward Theile Causes a Sen-
sation by Annexing Forty
The Manager of the Theater,
G. L. Clayton, Pursued by
The People's Theater is in sore financial
straits. The managers owe everybody in
sight, and the creditors — electric light
men, newspapers, plumbers— are threaten
ing to attach.
The trouble is of long standing, but it
came to a head last night. A number of
creditors called at the cashier's olKce, but
Edward Theile, who was issuing tickets,
was instructed by Q. L. Clayton, the man
ager, to put them off. It appears that
young Thiele did not consider this quite
in accordance with his views on square
dealinc. Besides, Clayton owed him some
back salary. As soon as he had collected
$40 admission fees he annexed the same
and tendered his resignation.
Clayton was very indignant at the per
fidious conduct of his cashier, and loudly
proclaimed to all and sundry his ability to
settle all debts in full. The electric light
man, however, threatened to put out the
light and the newspaper man to put in
tne Sheriff. So between the two Mr. Clay
ton is liable to fare badly.
The proceedings at the theater last night
were of a rattier lively character. Two
gentlemen, one of whom was a plumber by
profession and connected with the theater,
and the stage manager, proceeded to argu
ment in the barroom, which argument
presently took the form of blows. Mr.
Clayton was profuse in his apologies for
the scene, remarking that there had
"Never! no, never!" been such a scene
"within these walls."
Mr. Clayton, it appears, does not propose
to ask the assistance of the police depart
ment to recover his cash, which was ap
propriated by Theile. and Theile will not
give it up as it rightfully belongs to him.
Monday will see the settlement of the lit
tle controversy as far as the creditors are
The Bendix Recital.
Otto Bendix gave a pianoforte recital before
a large audience that filled Beethoven Hall
Tuesday evening. The composers represented
were Bach with the "Fantasia Cromatica
c Fuga" and the great Beethoven sonata opus
110, the metaphysics of pianoforte literßture,
each in its diverse way; the romantic school,
with its trying requirements of touch and tone,
was represented in the Piano Pieces, opus 12,
and the Chopin Fantaisie; the Raff Rigaudon
and the Moszkowski Tarantelle, dainty and
delicate, and the impetuous rush, respectively,
and lastly the Don Juan Fantaisie, with its ex
actions of power in the enormous skips with
both hands and the finger-breaking runs. The
second recital will De given Tuesday evening,
sr-ft ATTRACTIVE FIGURES
yRV«*. j come with good health. It
.It 1^ s easily seen when a wo-
jjßrwy^k man has perfect health.her
J^Hb N&vTV. . face and figure
/^4s!i!v^iv«ifcw show it. The pain-
/^fc'^^^'^'Wjslßllfc disorders and
v *— "vs&f — rATvw\ diseases that afflict
gT/J'J^-jfif^N^^j* jwomankind make
> 3j|Si' j^^thetnselves seen
Mm^r}shJ//hi>-i/ as well -as felt
/l'v''j<&\ V// / //' Dull eyes ' blotch-
/ fV^-^« (V /1 1//// ed or sallow face,
/Tf^W yf\ llf''■ an a wasted form,
AY 4\\/ I* - ' follow them. This
ll ' v? u-^/ "'- * s the time to turn
Ain'Vu' '■ ■ to the right reme-
V4\\h\ " dy. Dr. : Pierce' 3
i\ V v>\ Favorite Prescrip-
I \ ' '^v3L^ on builds up and;
I \'l '• . ; : the
V >s^ - system, . and . regu-
• . lates and promotes
every proper function. It's a ' quieting,
soothing nervine. It corrects and • cures,
safely and surely, all those j delicate de-
rangements, weaknesses,, irregularities and
diseases peculiar to the sex. >- • , : - ;■
For young girls just entering woman-
hood ; woman at the critical "change of
life and every woman who is ..run-
down" or overworked, it's , something to
remember that there's a medicine that
will help you. •■:•_■ Vv< \ ?; -:V
Mrs. Byron Dasard, of Milford. Prince Ed-
ward Co., Ont., Canada, . . -^cj®*^
writes :" A few years ago /£ssas'*&!is}*L-
mv health failed. I was > j9Ksg|Mffliß[?l?&)
troubled with female dis- />W*^^^!SyE44
ease in its worst form, jCsSSl^^SflsSilEis&v
having been afflicted ifiS &P '^"*sßs*kQ;
about fifteen years. I *vW
was also troubled with X- SWJSi *Re»oal*?s
constipation, loss of ap- l?«iffifc I^^
petite, dizziness and ring- [ jA ->*1 1^8*^ ' &^y)
ing 1 in my head, nervous I JKiLJtL . . w/>)
prostration, hysteria, loss \./!etT\ mJp
of memory, palpitation \'^&3v' ■ /ra
of the heart, together \>Q6^ yffi^
with 'that tired feeling' __ Jptj. >53|m!b\:
all the time. I consulted ■'f®g^S^^ r^^«Kv3V
several physicians — no% vfl^^^&r3(^^|k3t'y '
one could clearly diag- '■^iy^tlcaSMpjSEvy
nose my case and their '
medicines failed ta give RS - Danard.
relief. After much persuasion I commenced
taking Dr. Piercc's Favorite Prescription—
taken five bottles and am a well woman doinjr
my housework : from a run-down condition I
have been restored to health. I feel it my duty
to recommend your ' Favorite Prescription ' for
ladies afflicted with female diseases as I have
been." ' ; -'' : 'i>~ J -
Every garment that was damaged
by smoke or water by Thursday
night's fire will ; be sold at next to
STORE OPEN MONDAY.
1 105 Kearny Street.
_____^__ NEW TO-DAY— DRY GOODS.
This week we will place on sale 20 cases
FRENCH AND ENGLISH SERGES, and as
they come to us direct from the manufac-
turers we are enabled to offer them at
REMARKABLY LOW PRICES!
lease GENUINE ENGLISH SERGE, full 56
inches wide (in navys and black) - -
-------_-«_ $1.75 a yard
2 cases 56-INCH ENGLISH SERGE (genuine
indigo dye) ----- - $1.25 a yard
3 cases 50-INCH FRENCH SERGE - -
----.---_>» _ $1.00 a yard
5 cases 48 to 52 INCH FRENCH CHEVIOT
TWILLS AND ENGLISH SERGES (in
navys only) ------ 75c a yard
3 cases GENUINE FRENCH SERGE, in all
the latest Fall shades, also black (goods
45 inches wide) ----- 75 C a yard
EXTRA SPECIAL I
3 cases 45-INCH FRENCH SERGE, in 25
different colorings, also black, 50c ayard
3 cases 44-INCH STORM SERGE, in navys
and black only ----- 50c a yard
WRITE FOR SAMPLES.
111, 113, 115, 117, 119. 121 POST STREET.
'-.■•- ■ i
When do you need j
When you haven't
one, grenerally. If
ours were double
the price they'd be
I_/I IV * • • ••• "■■■■■■ -
,> 7f :; Don't wait for It to
• } . • :• rain. /.•••■ -^^
Child's School Umbre11a......;... 40c
Child's Gloria. Umbrella ........v.... • 75c
Twilled Gloria Umbrella '90c
Dresden Handle G10ria5 .................. .00
Oents' Congo Loops and 8u1b5;.......:. 91. 00
Gents' 3o-Inch, 1G Ribs 85c
"Otto Muller" 811k 'si as
Close Roll, Steel Shank ;... "si.no
Yarn-dyed Serge SI. 5O
Gents' Fine Natural Wood, Trimmed .si. so
Ladies' Blue Serge " 52.25
Taffeta Silk, Close Roll. ....'.'.'.'. '. '. .5».50
a Complete Line of the Celebrated
LOWEST PRICES. < .-
SPECIAL SALE DAYS.
NfITF th Tl i esday '/ Wedne.day and
lIU It Thursday of each week we
offer Special Bargains, and not Infrequently
sell many of our best lines at Half Price See
our Window Display on "ice. see
SPECIAL SALE DAYS.
gjjjl This Season
\^fd^^. The Best
Mj^T CAPES and
V'tf \ JACKETS.
—-ARE AT '■":.-'.
46-48 Geary Street.
Special Attention given to Country Orders. ' \ ,
pHILADELPHU SHOE 01
STAMPED ON A SHOE
MEANS STANDARD OF MERIT.
W w WiUU
ALASKA SEAL SHOES.
We are still offering bargains and It will well re-
pay a person to call ana examine our prices. The
SPRECKELS FJUtC'JE on the corner certainly in-
terferes more or less with trade, and realizing "that
fact we continue to offer extra inducements. This
week wo are making a drive of MKN'S ALASKA
SKAL shoes that are neat but durable, ana which
we will sell for
Per pair. The skin of the Alaska seal Is noted for
its toughness .'and wearing qualities, and while
waterproof; is yet pliable and easy on the feet;
These shoes have stood the test for years and we
will guarantee every pnlr. They are strong and
serviceable ' and yet neat appearing. KememtHT
the - price, $3, and do not be deceived, as other
houses are sellingseal shois for much more monew
If you desire COKK-SOLKD BEA£ SBOCB we
have them for 50 cents per pair extra, so do not be
misled but come to us ana save money,
[j We also have a line assortment of
ALASKA s; Al, LACE SHOES FOB
; . 5 TOUXHS AM> BOYS.
They have double, soles, and are just the thing fot
school wear, as they are so durable —
. Youths' sizes, 11 to 2.'..:. .....;..$1 75
Boys' sizes, 2^ to 5 Va 2 00
Here Is a bargain— LADlES' KANGABOO CALP
BUTTON SHOES, - with Patent-leather Tip,
invisible Cork. ; Insoles and Double Soles, that
can be recommended for wear, and which we
have reduced from $3 to. ; $2 60
■ Aw tL. This must Interest yon.
•*5* V fc^ Ladles' High -Cut Storm
'ffßsi»V <6V Itubbers. made .t the best
fIBHKk ■ \j\ ■ . quality of rubber, » Vch wa
BiaflßaifclßKflW have placed within ::>o
> TyjfaMßff'B^ reach of all. Pr:ce re-
' n |wp^^jgjM«BftßLduced to 40 ct-Dts.
f" :^— » This weok we have placed
t 5l J on sale about 500 pairs of
'-. ' I*f 2f Jjidios' French Kid Buiton
FZj '8 Shoes, with either C-oth or
U /■J.J Kill Tips, Pointed Toes and
JfJf-. ' V\ latent-leather Tips, Haiwl-
/^y' _->3 turned Solos and French
y>>£ — *Tji' Heels, made oy LAIKD.
_^^^Z>^Str bchobeb & hkll,
a^gr jjr- M»- , ■ .i
andJ.L, LATTEMA.V> *
CO., which we will sell for $2 50 per pair. Thfw
Shoes originally sold for f7, Diit as we have not aa
sizes we resolved to sacritice them.
Big bargains. Ladles' £ttkf
French Kid Button Shoes, F^lii
cloth or kid tops, pointed «r JSt/.tl
square toi-s. either wllhplain J^*- 1 *' 'A
or patent-leather tips, Siiei Jp.'v- i)*i\
2Va. 3 and 3Vs. »nd very / \y ,Ji
narrow widths o:i lar-. r yCv>r-^'^#
sizes. Beduced from $5 and V^^\lL**s?a'
U to #1. G^xaXd"^^
WE HAVE MOVED.
• U d nt sr Catalog
AddreM b. KATCHINSKI,
10 Third Street, Sun FrancUo.
PHILADELPHIA SHOE CO.
CHARLEO H. PHII.LIP3, ATTORNKY-AT
i»»« id Notary Public, 638 Market it, oppo-