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In the tastefully decorated reception
hall of the State Normal School,
Powell street, thirty-one • young \ ladies
were graduated yesterday ! afternoon.
Following a reception ¦ given ; by , the
graduating class to 'their; friends, -the
Informal Reception to Friends by the
Graduates-— Diplomas Awarded.
NORMAIj SCHOOL GRADUATION".
The - State of Maine Association of
California will hold its annual .picnic
and reunion next Saturday, June 4, at
Shell Mound Park, Oakland. A din
ner, of hot baked ..beans, -brown bread
and: coffee -will, be served from 12 to
1 : 1 5 p. m. . One hundred valuable
trophies for races and gate prizes have
been secured. The Fifth Regiment
band will -furnish- dance music from
10' a. m. until late in. the afternoon.
Two ,thoustand copies of the pro
gramme, have been mailed to former
residents of : Maine and this year's re
union is expected to be the most
largely attended of any in the asso
ciation's history. :
Maine People's Reunion!
SANTA CRUZ, May 31. — Miss Helen
Linncbacker, for many years ' con
nected with educational institutions In
this city, died this morning. She wa*
¦ native of New York. The interment
R-ill be at Stockton.
IK-ath of an ISducator.
Falls Under Wheels of Freight Train.
SAN JOSE, May 31.— While attempt
ing to board a freight train in the
broad gauge yards to-day, Benjamin
Blackburn fell under the wheels and
his left foot was badly crushed. M. L.
Blackburn, father of the injured man.
Is employed at the Austin House in San
A rare treat is promised music
lovers by the Howe Club, which will
give a concert in Native Sons' Hall to
morrow night. An excellent pro
gramme of both vocal and-Instru
mental music has been prepared. It
is as follows:
Part 1: Dudley iBuck— Festival Hymn, cho
ral and orchestral divisions; J. Hamilton
Howe — (a) "Crossing the Bar," gentlemen of
the club; (b) "Mary's Lamb." Messrs. V.
Kieliards, J. V. TresMder, J. A. Cook. O. R.
Bird; Roeslnl — Infinininntus from "Stabat Ha
ter," Mme. Tda de Semlnario, with choral di
vision; 'Schumann — "Traumercl" <for strings);
Leoncavallo — Prologue from I "Pagllaccl," 8.
Homer Henley; Wagner — Procession of Melster
slngers. orchestral division.
• Tart 2: - Excerpts from "Paradise Lost," by
Theodore Dubols — (a) Chorus of the Faithful.
."VIctorlal Victoria:" (b) Invocation, "Eve,
Adam, th« Archangel and Seraphim." (c) reci
tative. "Tl'.c Son," (d) chorus, "The Sera
phim"— lololHta : Mrs. Lillian Merrihew-Pearce.
Mesurs. W. B. Anthony. J. V. Tresrtder, with
choral division; Olllet— "Passe-pled" (for
strings), orchestral division; soprano song* —
(a) "O Swallow Flying South'^ (Ar
thur Foote). (b) "Lydla," (Margaret Ruthven
Lang), Mr». Lillian Merrihew-Pearce; "The
Heavens 7- Are . Telling."* from "Creation"
(Haydn), trio t by Mm. C. J. . Blalsdell, Messrs.
R. M. Mitchell, H. WIHIamdon, choral and or
chestral .divisions; "Toreador," from "Car
men'* (Bizet), choral and orchestral divisions.
Excellent Programme, Both Vocal and
' Instrumental, Is Arranged for the
Howe Club Concert.
The rapid growth of Pan Francisco
business interests is indicated by the
announcement mnde yesterday by Tax
Z*oH«»ctor Smith that the License De
partment of his office had collected
fees amounting to $29,026 during the
month of May. During the same
month in 1903 the fees aggregated
$27,368 50. Thus the gain in one year
tvas $1657 50, which Smith deems a.
*ijcn of healthy growth.
City's Business Grows.
LOVERS OF MUSIC JIAY,
KXJOY A RARE TREAT
Ralph E. Relnoehl, who pleaded
gruilty to three charges of forgery, was
sentenced by Judge Cook yesterday to
serve three years in San Quentln. He
was a clerk in the office of Attorney
Charles Wesley Reed and forged
Reed's name to three checks for $10
each. M. Nakamlchi, a Japanese, con
victed of burglary for breaking- open
a trunk in T. Kito's lodging-house at
467 Jessie street on March 4 and steal
ing $75', was sentenced to serve one
year in San Quentin.
Prisoners Are Sentenced.
Yosemite.. Valley Commission to Meet,
YOSEMITE, May 31.— The Board of
Yosemite Valley Commissioners will
meet here to-morrow. The following
commissioners will attend the meet
ing: Governor I'ardee. W. H. Metson,
C. S. Givers, J. C. Wilson, Thomas A.
Hender and Judge Frank H. Short.
STOCKTON. May 31. — Henry
Francke, a Banta farmer, aged 61
years, was run over and killed to-day.
He was passing under a railroad
trestle with a load of hay, when tho
wagon struck a support and he was
thrown off. the wheels passing over
his head. He leaves a wife.
Fanner Is Run Over antl KHle«l.
Rev. J. P. Friedan, Rev. R. E. Kenna, Rev.
U. A. Uleaaon, Rev. J. W. Riordan. Rev. V.
Testa. Rev. J. S. Rlcard, Rev. R. H. Bell.
Rev. P. J. Foote. Rev. J. P. McQuaide, Rev.
J. \V. Galvln, Rev. Robert Seanon, Rev. T. J.
O'Connell. Judge J. V. CofTey, E. I. Coffer,
B. D. ; Murphy, John A. Waddell, Martin Merle,
H. L. Middleton. M. H. Kelly, Alexander llc-
Cone, H. F. Mullen. C. Devlne. Dr. James
Murphy, J. -A. Bacifralupf V. S. McClatchy,
Dr. F. R. Orella, Dr. W. S. Thome. C. S.
Laumelster, C. A. Moraghan, Francis Morag
hun, \V. H. Johnson. John Collins, John Clark,
James P. Donahue. W. E. Johnson. Lewis F.
Bylngton, J. A. Emery, E. B. Martlnelli, John
O'Qara. E. H. Cosgrlff. J. J. O'TooIe. W. F.
Humphrey, J. E. McElroy, James R. Kelly,
S. Hanklns, P. G. Sheehy. C. W. Qullty, E.
a. Ellis. Joseph R. Ryland. Dr. A. P. O'Brien.
Frank Hennessy. Judge W. P. Lawlor. John
M. Burnett. J. J. Barrett, W. J. de Martini,
A. D. Splivalo. Joseph Farry. H. E. Farmer.
Dr. A. 8. Keenan, ; T. F.I Casey. J. B. Welsh.
Austin Elllg and James Morrissey.
Distinguished Cat holies Honor Rev.
Father McQuade. ¦¦*.# "
Rev. Father • Joseph. P. McQuade,
who is soon to depart for Manila, was
the guest of honor at a banquet given
last evening at the St. Francis Hotel
by the Santa Clara College Alumni As
sociation. James A. Emery presided
at the affair, which was attended by
sixty-five of the most distinguished
Catholics of this city. The toasts of
the evening were as follows:
"Pope Plus X," Kev. Joseph P. McQuaide;
"The President of the United States," John J.
Barrett; "Higher Education," Rev. J. P. Frle
den, S. J.: "The Professions," Lewis F.
Dylngton; "The State of . California," W. J.
de Martini: "ColleKfr Reminiscence*," John M.
Burnett: "Santa Clara College," Rev. Robert
E. Kenna, 8. J.
The following named were present:
ALUMNI GIVES BANQUET.
The executive committee appointed
by the general committee of the State
River Convention met last evening at
the headquarters of the California
Promotion Committee. 25 New Mont
gomery street, San Francisco. There
were present at the meeting President
Rufus P. Jennings. W. S. Boggs, John
W. Ferris, E. W. S. Woods, George W.
Tatterson and Samuel Frankenheimer.
The committee decided to carry on a
big: campaign to get the assistance and
co-operation of all interested in river
improvement. The first step will be
to increase the membership in the
River Improvement and Drainage As
sociation of California, which asso
ciation was formed by the members of
the recent convention. The increase
of membership will naturally follow
from the great interest which is al
ready felt in the work. The commit
tee decided to work on one general
<omprehensive plan, which should be
for the ultimate good of the entire
region which it is desired to improve.
Th«» "sentiment was expressed that a
broad general plan in harmony with
sll Interests Fhould be adopted before
the work was undertaken and that In
all local work affecting local Interests
the needs of residents of contingent
localities should be consulted.
Those who are conversant with the
situation say that there will be no dif
ficulty in securing adequate -State and
Federal, aid. The convention was har
monious and as this is the first time
he California river men have ever
'got together" it is a reasonable as
sumption that they will receive that
lid which is recognized as a public
vention, Is to Be Carried On to
Bie Campaign, tlie Outcome of Con-
Two Move Victims of Explosion Die.
REDDING, May, 31.— D. Bawsfleld
and H. Hawkins, colored, two of the
five men injured in the Keswick ex
plosion yesterday, died during the
night, making three deaths. Of the
others hurt B. Blesecker Is not ex
pected to live, but there Is some hope
that T. Giacono will survive. It is
conceded that the explosion was due
to water being turned on the matte
remaining In the furnace too soon
after the latter had been tapped.
INTEREST IX RIVER
•SANTA ROSA, May 31.— Former
Senator James C. Sims and Attorney-
James R. Leppo engaged in a fight
this morning In a law library. They
were discussing a case In which both
were to appear later in the day and
came to blows, Sims declaring that
Leppo had disputed his word. Leppo
struck Sims in the face and in return
received a slight mark on the temple.
Former State Senator Sims and James
R. Leppo Fight in law Library
at Santa Rosa.
CASE WITH THEIR FISTS
HEALDSBURG, May 31.— A. Nowlin,
editor of the Windsor Herald, was
burned here in effigy last night because
of the publication in that paper of an
article criticizing the recent flower fes
tival held in this city. Speeches de
nouncing Nowlin were made and some
of those In the crowd suggested that
a trip be made to Windsor and the
newspaper office wrecked. Cooler coun
sel prevailed, however, and after glvine
three rousing cheers for Miss Isabel
Slml. the Carnival Queen, who was in
cluded in the newspaper attack, tho
gathering dispersed. The feeling here
against Nowlin Is intense.
Feeling Is Aroused Over the Publi
cation of an Artlele Criticizing
the Recent Flower Festival.
BURN EDITOR IX EFFIGY
A clever family is the Peixotto house
hold — men and- women— the groom-to
be winning honors at the bar soon af
ter his graduation from the univer
The announcement of the betrothal
of Edgar D. Peixotto and Misa Malvina
Nathan has called forth much pleasant
comment, for many there are that re
member the charming young Gotham
lte as a winsome lass and who are
quite ready in consequence to forgive
the clever young barrister for going
a wooing abroad.
Mrs. Cora V. Stlncen will become the
bride of Dr. Harold Johnson at 5
o'clock at the home of the father of
the bride,, C. V. Meyerstein, the Rev.
Dr. Meserve officiating. The affair will
be quietly celebrated, after which the
happy pair will leave the city for St.
Louis and thence to Boston, the home
city of the groom, where they will re
At 9 o'clock to-night Mrs. Anna E.
Luhrs will give her daughter. Miss
Christine Luhrs, in marriage to Wal
ter Byron Webster, the ceremony to
take place at the family home on Bush
In the ballroom of the Palace Miss
Violette Natalie Morris will be wedded
to Mark Lichtenstein of Salt Lake at
the fashionable hour of six. Miss Josie
Cohan attending as honormaid.
To-night at 9 o'clock Archbishop
Montgomery will officiate at a quiet
home wedding, when Miss Clara Saw
yer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo
S. B. Sawyer, will become the bride of
Edward F. Bishop, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas B. Bishop.
At half after six to-day Miss Amy
E. Marx will be given in marriage to
Albert L. Arendt of Pleasanton, the
affair to be celebrated with much eclat
In the maple room of the Palace.
No longer is May a popular month
for nuptials. The bride that would
eschew a weepy wedlock must pass up
the merry days of May, even as she
must the pearl and the opal in her be
trothal ring — so salth the oracle of
love.* And. therefore, with the first
dawn of June the air resounds with
wedding bells and the merry music will
cease only with the passing of the love
laden days— for each of the thirty days
brings a wedding of Its own. To-day
ushers in many and herewith Is a rost
er of the happy affairs:
At S:30 o'clock to-night Miss Mar
jorle Erwin of Berkeley will become
the bride of Lieutenant James Gibson
Taylor, U. S. A., the ceremony to be
performed in the Unitarian Church in
the college town. '
BE MANY IN THE
MONTH OF JUNE
The blaze was a bad one to fight,
there being a quantity of gasoline, tur
pentine and coal stored In the build
ing. The fire, which started on the
second floor, completely gutted the
building, which was filled with fancy
machinery and a large quantity of iron
and tempered steel. The fire was con
fined to the one building in which it
started, that being isolated from the
rest. The loss is understood to be cov
ered by insurance.
Fire broke out in the ware and stor
age house of the Vulcan Iron Works,
on Kearny street, near Bay, shortly
after 10 o'clock last night. Before the
flames were under control the contents
of the building, valued at $50,000, had
been damaged to the extent of $l#,000.
The fire, which Is believed to have
originated from spontaneous combus
tion, was discovered by Watchman
Mike Barry. Barry had no knowledge
of the existence of the blaze until the
whole roof of the two-story building
burst into flames. Eleven horses In a
stable in the rear of the warehouse
PORTLAND, Ore., May 31.— With his
voice keyed to its highest pitch. Rich
ard Mansfield created terror and con
sternation behind the scenes Just be
fore the curtain rose on the second
scene of "Ivan the Terrible" last
Mansfield's keen nose detected the
odor of a cigarette and unmindful of
the servant of the Czar kneeling in
suppliance before him on his throne,
he bundled his long robe under his arm
and took up the trail. Up the stair
case at the back of the stage hurried
the star to find a Russian citizen re
posed at ease on one of the sumptuous
wooden chairs In a dressing room
puffing away at a cigarette. The rage
of Mansfield would have brought him
plaudits from the front of the stage.
"What right have you to smoke in
this place? Do you suppose that I
want to pay $300,000 to rebuild this
theater just because you want to>
smoke for a few minutes?" he thun
dered "Do you think I want this
house to burn down because you have
a liking for tobacco? I am held re
sponsible here and I do not propose to
have you nor any one else smoking
behind the stage. Do you hear?"
Meanwhile the orchestra was play
ing the curtain music, the audience
wondered why the asbestos curtain
was bo slow In rising and the Impa
tient gallery stamped on the floor.
When the tragedian did come down
the stairs to the stage the captain of
the supers warned every one to keep
out of the way of the angry actor.
"Don't get near Mansfield to-night."
was the warning cry. "He Is terribly
Special Dispatch to Th« Call.
. In conferring the honors on the grad
uates and presenting medals to the pu
pils Archbishop Montgomery delivered
an eloquent address. He asked the
young ladles to be ever mindful of the
temptations that are apt to arise and
to always think kindly of the good
sisters that had them in charge.
An entertaining musical programme
was rendered by the pupils of the con
servatory of music. The essays of the
young lady graduates in the college
were well given and showed conscien
The annual alumnae dinner was
served at noon and an elaborate menu
was enjoyed by a large number.
The alumnae of the college held an
annual reunion this afternoon. Ninety
members were present, and Mrs.
Sophie Ward Tobin, of Alimeda, pre
sided. The following officers were
elected for the ensuing year: Presi
dent, Mrs. Minnie McLaughlln Auzer
ais of San Jose: vice president. Mrs.
Mary Gleason Young of Alameda;
corresponding secretary, Miss Louise
Sterling Auzerais of San Jose; record
ing secretary. Miss Anna Hughes of
Mrs. Bettle Tisdale Bryant of San
Francisco read a poem by Mrs. Mary
Sullivan* Spence of ; San Francisco.
Mrs. David Nesfield of San Francisco
proposed a federation of Notre Dame
clubs for weekly meetings In San
Francisco. Action to such end will
be taken. It is proposed to have all
Notre Dame schools in the State
Right Rev. George. Montgomery,
Archbishop of the diocese, conferred
the following honors upon the grad
Classical course. Miss Florence Ellis
of Sunnyvale and Miss Loretta Man
ion of Los Gatos; Latin-English course,
Miss Alice King of Gridley.
Music, Miss Irene Campbell of San
Jose and Miss Amelia Kappler of Etna,
Siaklyou County. The graduates each
received a gold medal, diploma and
SAN JOSE, May 31.— The .fifty-third
annual commencement exercises of the
College of Notre Dame were held in
the Assembly Hall this morning before
a large and fashionable audience. In
the audience were many members of
the. alumnae of the school. Each com
mencement brings the former scholars
back to San Jose for an annual re
union and to-day was no exception.
The hall was handsomely decorated
with flowers, palms and potted plants.
Pink carnations were lavishly j used.
These made a pretty background for
the^young lady graduates and pupils
who were attired in white.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
RIVERSIDE. May 31. — Matthew
Gage, who a few months ago went to
England with $300,000 to secure. a con
trolling interest in the Riverside Trust
Company, is to-day a ruined man
through the failure of his plans. Be
fore leaving Gage got together every
dollar available and then borrowed
J200.000 from O. Howard Thompson of
San Francisco. He made his invest
ment and expected to be appointed
managing director of the company
which he organized in London in 1S9«.
The company instead sent two direct
ors here and as a result Gage was
turned down. The stock he purchased
has been hypothecated to satisfy those
who advanced him money. Gage is
said to be. a large debtor to local
tradesmen, having contracted one bill
of J1200 with a dry goods firm when
his daughter was married a few weeks
ago. Gage has been down before, but
has alwuvs come to the top and his
friends have hopes* that he will again
recoup his losses. '
Gage built the Gage canal in this
valley at a cost of $1,000,000. It waters
10,000 acres of land. Later he laid out
and Improved Arlington Heights, the
finest orange tract in Southern Cali
fornia. Being a larger proposition
than he could finance, Gage went to
London and organized the Riverside
Trust Company, which has a paid up
capital of $1,250,000. He was manager
of the company for some time, but
finally lost control of the property,
which is the largest orange and lemon
growing and shipping concern in Amer
ica. He staked his all on regaining
control of the company and having
failed is practically penniless. He has
removed to Berkeley and declares he
will never return to Riverside.
Special Dispatch to Th« Oil.
Former Students of Noted
Attend Closing Exercises
Department Fights a Diffi
cult Blaze Which Is Fed
by Gasoline and Coal
Control of Valuable Business
Is Wrested From Him and
' He Becomes Embarrassed
Star Keeps Audience Wait
ing While He Delivers a
Short but Caustic Speech
Charles Xeal. manager of the Fair
heirs, yesterday received formal notice
from the representatives of Mrs. Her
mann Oelrichs and Mrs. William K.
Vanderbilt Jr.. in the East, to the effect
that his services would no longer be
required by the daughters of the late
Senator Fair in the administration of
their j.roperty interests in this State.
The Joint action of Mrs. Qelrichs
and Mrs. Vanderbilt is the preliminary
action to turning over the former's
property in this city, recently sold to
a local syndicate, to which a formal
transfer will be made as soon as the
deeds have been prepared for record.
In the recent distribution of the
Fair estate the sisters divided the city
property between them, but decided
to keep the outside lands, including
the big ranch at Knights Landing, in
tact, so that it might be more readily
disposed of in the future. Mrs. Van
derbilt retained as part of her share
of the late Senator's estate the old
Fair home and the building on Mont
gomery street in which are located
the offices of the Fair heirs, repre
sented by Charles Neal.
Some time ago Mrs. Oelrichs and
Mrs. Vanderbilt designated Tobln &
Tobin of the Hibernia Bank as their,
legal representatives in this city, and
it Is supposed that Mrs. Vanderbilt
joined with Mrs. Oelrichs in giving
notice to Manager NeaL with a view
of having her property in the, future
controlled by Tobin & Tobin, through
the real estate agency of Thomas &
Sans, who. It Is said, will to-day call
upon Manager Neal for a transfer of
the office, which he has held for many
Although Mrs. Oelrichs gave Tobin
& Tobin authority to act for her here.
It has developed that this authority
has not yet been extended to the Fair
mont Hotel, of which she is the sole
owner, for Knight & Heggerty are
ptill acting as her legal advisers in the
construction of the big hostelry on the
hilL Xeal has been connected with
the Fair family in various capacities
for nearly twenty years.
While Mr. JCeals friends may re
ceive the news of his retirement with
some surprise, it was not bo with him
self, for he had been expecting a
change for several months and since
the sale of Mrs. Oelrichs' local prop
erty he has daily looked for the notifi
cation he received yesterday.
His Formal Dismissal /Is
Contained in a Telegraphic
3Iessage From New York
YEARS WITH ESTATE
$10,000 DA3IAGE IS DONE
OFFENDER IS SCORED
PLANS FAIL TO CARRY
REUNION OF ALUMNAE
Margarette Thlel, Yvonne Greer, Edmund
Brand. William Neeley, Robert Young, Joseph
Buzzo, Percy Cecil. Otis Gibson, Louis Gil
bert • Emtle Champreux, Paul . Magerstaedt.
Henry Neuhaus, Marguerite Morgan and Viola
Woodman. , > ¦
•The exercises i closed with a benedic
tion by Rev. Mr. Sanford.
Machine shop course — Walter Grant Camp
bell, Quarts, Tuolumne County; Hayden De
lany, San Diego, San Diero County; Leslie
Burnap Fox, Alameda, Alameda County; Enoa
Manuel, Helena, Mont. : Louis Frank Sander,
San Francisco; Richard Schmidt,. S&.n Fran
cisco; Robert Zenner Young, San Francisco.
Course of machine drawing — Peter Reese
Bahr. San Francisco; Charlos Herbert Benton.
San Diego, San Diego County; Joseph Thomas
Buzzo. Oakland, Alameda County; Percy Ed
ward Cecil, San .Francisco; Robert Malcolm
Cox, Oakland. Alameda County; Otln Gibson,
Ran Francisco; Edgar Wayland Hart, Auburn.
Course of industrial chemlf»*-y — Louis Julius
Gilbert, Alameda, Alameda County.
The following are the graduates of
the three-year course which has been
Collegiate preparatory course — -Adolph Beck.
Chualar. Monterey County: Clarence " Earl
Black, Chlno, San Bernardino County;' Walter
Ernest Bunch, San FrancUco; Edgar Douglas
Bfftton, Oakland, Alameda County; Km He Gus
tava : Champreux, Oakland, 'Alomeda County;
Elmo Clifton Cone. Ban Francisco; Hugh
Shepard Jones, San Francisco; Norman Knopf,
San Francisco; Frederick Roger Macpherson,
Alameda. Alameda County; Paul Erwin Mager
stafdt. Oakland. Alameda County; Reuben
Wocd Mastlck Jr., Alameda, Alameda County;
Herbert Hart Mayer, San Francisco; Frederick
Brure McNally. San Francisco: Charles Elwood
Naylor Jr., Alameda, Alameda County; Henry
John Neuhaus, San Francisco; Walter James
Radford, Berkeley, Alameda County. '
Certificate (or the completion of ¦ the pre
liminary course — Irene . Marlon ' Adams. San
Francisco; Pearl Marguerite Belser, San Fran
cisco; Clara Isadora Dillon, San Francisco;
Nellie Morse Erxklne. San Francisco; Elsa
Evelyn Herold, San Francisco; Mamie Jacob
sen, Ban FrancUco; Marguerite Morgan, San
Francisco; Christine Blanche Pennlngton, San
Francisco: Carrie Starkweather,' Alameda, Ala
meda County; Viola Fannie * Woodman, ' San
Francisco; William Egbert Golcher, San Fran
cisco: Irving Grover Markwart. Oakland, Ala
meda County: Fred William Voogt, Alameda,
The following are the honor gradu
Course of patternmaklnK — Edmund Baker
Brand, Pomona. Los Angeles County; Frank
Albert Johnson, Chualar, Monterey County;
William Harten Neeley, Guerneville,, Sonoma
Industrial art course — Sadie Ethel Flack,
San Francisco; Yvonne C. C. Greer, Alameda,
Al&meda County; Anna Henrlette Schleef, San
Vice President Symmes then spoke
briefly to the graduates, compliment
ing them for their efforts and admon
ishing them to continue to be an honor
and a credit to the school. Concluding
he bestowed diplomas upon the follow
Course of dressmaking— Jessie Sutherland
Clark, San Francisco; Luella Violet May, San
Francisco; Loulre Llna ¦ Schwellinger, San
Francisco; Margarette Olga Thlel, San Fran
At the conclusion of Mr. Taussig's,
address. Clara I. Dillon rendered a de
lightful piano solo and then Principal
Merrill Introduced the graduating class
amidst enthusiastic applause. Mr. Mer-.
rill explained that diplomas were again
granted this year to those that had
taken the three-year course, but this
course would be hereafter discontinued.
The three-year course was instituted
at the time the San. Francisco High
School was giving a three-year
course, while the course in the other
high schools of the State was four
years. The San Francisco High School
is now giving a four-year course and it
is no longer necessary for the 1 Lick
School to admit eighth grade' pupils.
1JST OF GRADUATES.
A COURSE ABOLISHED.
Mr. Taussig referred to public lib
raries as great educational factors. He
complimented the Lick pupils on their
accomplishments and expressed the be
lief that they would take high places
in the industrial world with trained
heads and hands. ......
The speaker discussed the evolution
of the public schools from the charity
colleges of a century ago and pointed
out that they are the result of the
realization that ignorance does not
make for good citizenship and the poor
must be educated as well as the rich.
In speaking of the great good of me
chanical schools he said that the shops
and factories of to-day, with their im
proved machinery, require intelligent
He spoke of the human desire for the
pursuit of practical knowledge and de
scribed the pleasure of boys with their
first chest of tools or their first exper
ience as practical traders. To aid in
the crystallization of these tendencies
with culture for the benefit of the com
munity, is, he said, the highest pur
pose of schools.
Mr. Taussig spoke pointedly upon the
subjects of technical education and cul
ture and their Influence upon the af
fairs of life, whether in commerce, in
dustry or the arts. He said that his
time and attention has been devoted to
commerce, but he had maintained
some interest in educational affairs
and in his association with the direct
ors of the Lick School he had learned
something about trade and techni
cal education. No modern university,
he said, was complete without its col
lege of commerce and industry as wel;
as of culture. The relations between
commerce, industry and culture were
worthy of inquiry.
The hall was a bower of greenery and
cut blossoms. Every seat was occu
pied by the friends and relatives of
thi» .graduates, who were enthusiastic
in their approval of the exercises. The
class sat together near the platform,
the young ladies, attired in white and
carrying prettv bouquets, having the
position of honor.
The exercises were short and simple,
but marked by the vigor and directness
characteristic of former like events at
the Lick. Frank J. Symmes, vice pres
ident of the board of directors, presid
ed, and at the end presented the di
plomas. An invocation was made by
l:ev. Louis <;. Sanford, rector of St.
John's Episcopal Church, after which
Percy E. Cecil, one of the graduates,
rendered a pleasing violin solo.
With the announcement that the
board of directors had followed its cus
tom of choosing some prominent citi
zen of wide experience to address the
graduates Mr. Symmes introduced' Mr.
Rudolph J. Taussig.
JIR. TAUSSIG'S ADDRESS.
Fifty-four young men and women,
constituting the largest class ever
graduated from the California School
of Mechanical Arts, were last night
awarded their diplomas in the assem
bly room of the Lick School. Principal
George A. Merrill said that it was also
the best class that had ever completed
the various courses at the Institution
and as a warrant for his assertion he
cited that this year there are four
teen honor pupils, whereas in other
years the honors have numbered only
three or four.
Other awards were as follows:
| PrUes for modern languages — John C. Drls
coll. .lamps J, Walsh, Henry Nakayama, Jean
Prizes for mechanical drawing — George S.
Ragee. Edmund W. Butler, "William Thorpe,
Prizes for phonography and typewriting —
Edwin McKenna, Joseph Bla.es.
The gold medal for Christian doc
trine, presented by his grace Most
Rev. Archbishop Riordan, w:is award
ed to James J. Walsh of the second
collegiate class. Gold medals for
Christian doctrine presented by the
Very Rev. J. J. Prendergast, V. G.,
were awarded to the following named:
' Thomas M. Walsh, third collegiate class;
Eugene J. Riordan, fourtn collegiate class;
William J. Flynn. business class; Lionel La
combe, first Intermediate class. ;
Gc!d medals presented by the college wer«
awarded to Emit Schmidt, second Intermediate
class; John Fitzgerald, third Intermediate
class; Ambrose Campbell, fourth Intermediate
class; James Horan, first preparatory class.
Gold medals for Kngllsh composition — Ar
thur I. O'Connell. second collegiate class; Wil
liam J. Clasby, third collegiate class; Edmund
\V. Butler fourth collesrlate class. I
Gold medals for elocution— Charles M. O'Con
nor, collegiate department: John L. Laydon,
Intermediate department; Georg« Myles, pre
The commencement exercises of the
Sacred Heart College took place last
night at the Alhambra Theater. A
great audience was in attendance. The
Stephen F. Barron, John E. Bohm,. John F.
Brcdy, John C. I>rlscoll, Edward F. O'Dea
and Leo J. McCarthy.
> Music was furnished by the Sacred Heart
College orchestra, the coilcge choir, John C.
Drlecoll, Charles M. O'Connor and Bert A.
Heart College Attract Big Crowd.
Commencement Exercises of Sacred
SIX YOUNG MEN GRADUATE.
Miss Marie Oliver was president of
the class and Miss Helene Hoflnghoff
vice president of the day.
Kate Applegath. Bmraa Banks. Siona Bon
nevllle. . Llda Blebl. Charlotte Branch, Ethal
Bumbaugh. Agnes Carroll, Irene Carroll. Lll
llan Cross. Margaret Croak. Marie Donahue.
Florence DuBois, Emelle Ehlers. Ethel Enge
bretsen. Anna Gaffney, Kdna Grant, Helene
Hoflnehoff. Ida Huck. Anna Harter. Grace
Kllpatrick. Mary Mclsaac, Florence Moloso,
Emily Neppert. Mary Nelllgan. Cicely O'Con
nor. Marie Oliver, Alice Prole, Louise Prout,
Ellen Ramaque, Mary Reeng, Jessie Smith,
Belle Smith. Harriet Pmlth. Shirley Shepard.
Margarn fatrachan, Eva Swan. Eleanor Tler
ney. Susie Towt. Ethel Vincent and Susie
The following is the reception com
mittee: M. I. Strachan, Marie Dona
hue, Cicely O'Connor, Marie Oliver,
Louise Prout, Irene Carroll and Anna
formal giving .out of the diplomas by
Judge Samuel C. Denson, chairman
of the board of trustees, took place.
Dr. Frederic Burk concluded the
formal exercises with a short and in
teresting address. Among the visit
ors were Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction « Kirk and Superin
tendent Langdon of the Board of Edu
cation. Refreshments and a musical
programme, consisting of selections by
Yanke's Orchestra and solos by Miss
Donahue, Miss Prout, Miss Lynch and
Miss Moloso finished the afternoon
very pleasantly. The list of graduates
Archbishop Montgomery De
livers Eloquent Address at
College of Notre Dame
Matthew Gage of Eiverside
Meets With Heavy finan
cial Reverses in England
Super Is Detected SmoMng
in Theater Dressing-Room
and Stormy Scene Ensues
Keceives Notice That His
Services Are No Longer
Kequired by Fair Heirs
Fire. Starts in Warehouse
and Guts the Building
Before It Is Controlled
Graduating Exercises Held at Mechanical; Arts Institute.
Fifty-Four Graduates and Fourteen Honor Scholars
Appear Before Many Friends— Address by R. J. Taussig
IS TO RETIRE
IN A VENTURE
LICK SCHOOL'S LARGEST
CLASS GIVEN DIPLOMAS
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1904
SANTA CRUZ, May 31. — A gravel
train went down through a trestle be
tween Capitola and Aptos to-day but
luckily no one received any injuries
, :,.*** "'Junes.
Train Pulls Through a Trestle.
Magnetic New Bargains To Day
A Regiment, of Prices That, Were Already Tottering on the Brink Have
Finally Toppled Over Into Sensationalism.
Impossible as the promise seems, you'll find the bargains bigger to-day than
ever. The balance of this stock must be sold off with a rush. So, to attract still
greater crowds — to intensify your enthusiasm — to arouse your buying interest to
the highest pitch^to lure the dollars from your pockets still faster— we resolutely
closed our eyes to loss and sunk the knife still deeper into scores of prices that
even reluctant competition was compelled to admit were the most wonderfully little
ones ever known in this city. Come — and bring your greatest money-saving ex-
pectations with you. We promise that the bargains will prove even better in reali-
zation than anticipation.
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This Is the j ° by These:
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Usual sales start off with ,a| now cu j j 0 OJ °OW Cut to w J
flash— glimmer with more or less I ... _ cios Hnlf Shlrrc li_
brilliancy for a week or so-give a S $1.25 Ovcrsh«rtS OC $«•¦» Ooir : . " ©C
dying gasp or two— and then give I now CUt tO ° J HOW Cut to O^
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enth week — is growing more vigor- I ...... now out if -..*»-.• _.
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all dcsirable-the reductions are g 50c Fancy Socks • • .-• 25 25C fBtlGy *^T?L* ,* 1254 '
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we exchange unsatisfactory pur- I Michel * J2J6 O OW CUt tO "
chases freely— refund money as I •• now OU1 -
cheerfully as we take it— and never 1 <t| QO OvershlrtS ' f.U $1.50 Underwear q«
murmur if asked to sell goods from f nOW CUt tO ***^ now CUt~tO J
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satisfy every customer with every I nOW CUt to O*> nOW CUt to '»7J
purchase. „ . , r I S3 00 Soft Hats . . . ' \ qp 15c Handkerchiefs... QL ,
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man who has helped make this sale I $2500 TO- Order 1PAA $35.00 TO-Order -^ fin
such a remarkable one. I Suits nOW CUt tO I3«vl/ Suits nOWCUt to dC.XJXj
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"sure thing" bet tfca: seven out^ of | ine* or out . of . fashion merchandise to masquerade as bargains,
every ten men you, pass on tnc ¦ _. ' single article in our store possesses style, character and qual-
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\ftis sale. genuine. The saving will be as lasting as it will be big.
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