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The "cotton-tail" deer at the Chutes
has changed its habits and tempera
ment since November 23 of last year,
according to the declarations of Jo
seph F. Gillin. who on the date men
tioned was nipht watchman at the re
sort. The deer Jumped from its pen
and assaulted him viciously, according
to a complaint which Gillln filed yes
terday in the Superior Court.
In its sport the cotton-tail found
satisfaction in breaking the watch
man's arm and bruising his hand and
wrist, the injuries incapacitating him
from the performance of manual la
Gillin says that the railing which
confined, the deer was only three feet
nine inches high, whereas to keep it
from doing battle in the zoo the fence
should have been five feet six inches in
the clear. He contends that the
Chutes Company is responsible for the
low railing and therefore should pay
him for the damage he suffered in
conflict with the pet.
Gillln Sacs for $50,000 Damages Be
cansc His Arm Was Broken In
CHUTES NIGHT WATCHMAN"
IS INJURED BY PET DEER
Corinne A. Bartlett yesterday sued
for divorce from Ward S. Bartlett on
the grounds of intemperance, neglect
and cruelty. They were married in
Honolulu on December 17 'of last year
and the bride Is a resident of San
Francisco. Besides his , liking for
liqquor, Mrs. Bartlett alleges that her
husband was abusive and accused her
of unfaithfulness. She says that he
had a habit of inviting male friends
to their home and after their depart
ure he accused her of undue fami
liarity with them.
Mrs. M. E. Leffingwell yesterday
commenced suit for divorce against S.
A. Leffingwell. the captain of a steam
ship, on the ground of desertion.
They were married, she says, on De
cember 29, 1901, and the captain left
her on March 29. 1903. She says that
his income is $200 a month and that
he has about $2500 in money. She
asks the court to award her a suitable
Other suits for divorce were filed
by Annie McComb against John Mc-
Comb, for desertion; May W. Ed
wards against W. R. Edwards, for de
sertion and neglect; Sadie L. Jenkins
against John S. Jenkins, for desertion.
A suit for maintenance was filed by
Maria M. da Silva against A. P. da
Silva, who is said to have deserted her
on July 8 of last year.
Judge Kerrigan yesterday granted
divorces to Clementine Licot from
Francois Licot for desertion and to
Rae E. Partington from John F. Part
ir.gton for desertion.
perate. According to Complaint
of His Wife.
Mrs. Bartlett's Husband Is Intem-
SOUTH SEA WEDDING
BRINGS FORTH DISCORD
The following officers accompanied
the recruits on the army* transport Lo
gan on its voyage to Manila: Major
John Stafford; Lieutenants N. E. Cook,
Emil Speth, Thomas B. Kite, L. L.
Frisbie and W. J. Buttgenbach; Lieu
tenant L. L. Krebs and Dr. C. F. Kuhn,
The final action of the court martial
at the Presidio in the case of Lieuten
ant Charles P.. Smith took place yes
terday morning. Further witnesses had j
been called to testify, but the court ad- j
Journed without hearing them. The ;
court then considered the evidence, |
formulated Its report and dispatched .
Its verdict to Washington for approval, j
Meanwhile Smith and Lieutenant "Wil- !
Ham W. White, who pleaded guilty to '
the same misconduct for which Smith j
was tried, are both under close confine- ;
The provisional regiment, composed •
of battalions from the Tenth, Thlr- 1
teenth and Twenty-eighth regiments, 1
Is being put through an arduous course ¦
of maneuvering preparatory to the
harder work at Camp Atascadero. All
day, yesterday the men, under the com- !
mand of Major Alexis R. Paxton, |
marched and scouted, charged and re- ;
treated, and finally finished the day
with a sham battle. This morning the j
regiment will appear on the parade
ground in front of the general hospital.
The men will be in khaki, the service
uniform, for the first time. In the after
noon there will be company drills In
pitching the several kinds of tents. Two
battalions of the Twenty-eighth will re
main at the post to guard the canton
ment during the maneuvers at the
Provisional Kegiment Spends
Day in Scouting and Fin
ishes With Sham Battle!
SOLDIEKS KEEP BUSY
Trial . of Lieutenant Smith
Ends and the Keport Will
Be Sent to Washington
The Edward Knowles Company, 24 Second
•t., have purchased a MIehle cylinder press.' •
FIREMAN'S NARROW ESCAPE.— John
Kelley. a fireman of truck 1, while walking on
a roof during a fire at 7 Taylor street, yester
day afternoon, fell Into a skylight. Kelley
caved himself from possible . death by clinging
to the sides of the well. Other firemen rushed
to his assistance and removed him' from his
perilous position. He was taken to the Cen
tral Emergency Hospital and treated for an
Incised wound of the right thigh and several
minor bruises. ¦_-.: ¦•
If a red and yellow floral set piece,
fully six feet In height and propor
tioned accordingly, can be taken aa the
expression of merit, then Miss Eu
genie Thais Lawton, late of the Cen
tral Theater, may be said to have fully
deserved the place she took last night
as leading lady at the Alcazar. The
Eiffel-like pyramid of marigolds, how
ever, was not necessary to convince
the audience that as Pauline, in the
eld stand-by "The Lady of Lyons,"
Miss Lawton acquitted herself with
more than a creditable showing; the
applause came before the floral won
der and followed after its presenta
tion quite as spontaneously. , Miss
Lawton carried the part with a spirit
that ausrurs well for the future, both
Lake Tahoe., Calif. - Commencing August
1. Both Flans — AMERICAN and EURO
PEAN. • See ad. , > •
SAN JOSE, Aug. 1.— An effort to
close the eight saloons ' at Mayfield Is
to be, made. A petition signed by 150
taxpayers has • been prepared and the
matter, will come up at the next meet
ing of the board; - The liquor . dealers
have organized to fight the movement
and a bitter contest is looked for.
May Close May Held Saloons.
Henry Miller's production of "Mice
and Men" has entered into its second
and last week at the Columbia, and
has succeeded even beyond expecta
tions. , It will be followed by the first
production in America of Henry Ar
thur Jones' masterpiece "Joseph En
tangled," which had a phenomenal
run at the Haymarket Theater In Lon
don. Mr. Miller,, who will take the
leading part, will be supported by an
excellent company. ¦•>' f i«>" >
Campbell and Johnson, the comedi
ans of the Zarrow trio of bicyclists
who recently made such a hit at the
Orpheum, were new at the Chutes yes
terday and kept the audiences in un
bounded hilarity at both performances.
Charles P. Lowe, the xylophone virtu
oso, v and Edna Grant, a petite and
pretty character dancer, were also new
and scored successes, and James T.
Dervin, a mimic and ventriloquist, re
appeared after a long absence with a
specialty that took, immensely. Mabel
Lamscrn, the popular contralto, who
has just returned after a successful
Eastern tour, was warmly welcomed in
her illustrated songs, and John J. Sully
and Blanche Phelps, presenting "The
Irish Orator." "Mike," Foster's dog,
and the animatoscope, showing a trip
through Italy, completed a capital
programme. The amateurs will ap
pear oh Thursday night. -v >
Rice and Cady clung to their German
make-up and presented a lot of new
nonsense, and Bobby North abandoned
his Hebraic disguise and made a hit
singing cocm songs and burlesquing a
burlesque star. Dorothy Morton had a
cold, but her voice was good enough to
compel recalls of every number she
sang. Nora Bays relinquished her
Teutonic character and gave some
clever vocal imitations, her singing of
"Down Where the Wurtzburger Flows"
bringing more encores than she had
verses to respond with. There was a'
great deal of Edwin Clark in varied
character, and Ben Dillon also showed
That the new Flscherites have al
ready established themselves as prime
favorites was exemplified by the rous
ing reception that greeted each initial
entrance of a principal. The floral
tributes were numerous and costly and
the usual first-night oratory was hap
To the invisible gentleman who
stages the productions of Fischer's
Theater is due very much of the suc
cess achieved last evening by "The
Whirl of the Town." He has accom
plished wonders with his comparative
ly limited facilities. Scenically, the
piece is the most pretentious ever put
forth in the O'Farrell-street home of
burlesque, and in that respect, as well
an several others, its attractiveness
will be enhanced by the pruning that
Is essential to having the final curtain
descend at a reasonable time. The
cutting may be done with a free hand,
for there is much valueless matter
that can be eliminated without hurting
the apology for a plot.
Features of the performance were
the reappearance of Flossie Hope, who
showed much improvement since she
twinkled her toes on the same stage
last season, and the local debut of
Lionel Lawrence, who assumed the
role that was created by the late Dan
Daly at the New York Casino. If this
city had known Dan Daly better, or at
all, the audience last night might have
relished with more keenness Mr. Law
rence's imitation of his quaint method.
Even as it was,"the new man impress
At last night's meeting, which was
called by the Forty-first District Re
publican Club, Colonel J. C. Currier
presided in the absence of President
L. S. Beedy. A. K. Daggett was called
upon to read the report of the com
mittee appointed recently by the Re
publicans of the district to select dele
gates to the convention. The report
suggested the appointment of the fore
going, ticket and It was unanimously
At the conclusion of the business of
the meeting Colonel George Stone,
chairman of the Republican State Cen
tral Committee, Henry C. Dibble and
E. J. Pringle addressed the gathering.
All dwelt upon thre fact that the Re
publicans of the district were to ,be
congratulated on' the fact that at last
Judging from the conversation of
the assembled Republicans Maxwell
McNutt is in the lead in the fight to
represent the district In the Assembly
and J. H. Nelson is advancing the
strongest claim for the right to the
Republican nomination for Senator
from the Twenty-fifth Senatorial Dis
trict, of which the Forty-first Assembly
District is a portion.
' Yesterday the Egan faction of the
Union Labor party filed a complete
ticket of delegates for each Assembly
district of the city with the Registrar.
Late last night the Republicans had
not completed their delegate tickets,
but all the filings will be made to-day.
There will be Republican contests in
the Twenty-ninth, Thirty-second, Thir
ty-third, Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth and
Thirty-ninth Assembly, districts, js
It is the talk in political camps that
the Democrats will fight In every As
sembly district. - Gavin McNab : will
direct the forces of the regular organi
zation or County Committee Demo
crats. James H. O'Brien will conduct
the fight on behalf of the Democratic
The primary election will take place
one week ; from to-day and the indica
tions are that the Republicans will cast
a large vote/
Delegates to the local Legislative and Ju
dicial Convention: John C. Currier. Louis S.
Beedy. Edward J. Prlngle, Horace J. Perazzl,
William Barton, Charles L. Barsotti, Charles
A. Son, A. K. Daggett, Edward Attrldge,
Woodley B. Smith, M. Josephson, Isaac F.
Kydd. George H. Walker. C. W. Goodale,
Delegates to the State Convention: W. J.
Dutton, William C. Van Fleet, Norrls Davis.
Her.ry C. Dibble. C- B. Sloan. Frederick Bird-
Ball. Henry E. ; Faure.
Henry T. Oxnard,- one of the leading
candidates for United^States Senator
to succeed Thomas R. Bard, was in
San Francisco yesterday and con
ferred with quite a number of lead
ing Republicans. He says that he is
receiving many assurances of support
and is quite well satisfied with the sit
ttatiQn in the south. He will be in the
fight until the Legislature elects a Sen
Last night representatives of every
Republican faction of the Forty-first
District ¦ assembled in a hall at the
corner of Hyde and Filbert streets and
indorsed the selection of delegates for
the State Convention to be held in
Santa Cruz late in the month and the
legislative and judicial convention that
meets in this city. For the first time
in many years only one ticket of Re
publican delegates will be voted for at
the primary election, the following
named having been selected:
Dr. L. A. Perce of Long Branch is at
Dr. and Mrs. Hall of Petaluma are at
Judge S. Solon Holl of Sacramento is
at the Palace.
Dr. R. L. Wilbur of Stanford Univer
sity is at the Grand.
The Rev. T. M. Tubman of Virginia
City, New, is at the Lick.
Dr. F. C. Pache of Ogden is among
the latest arrivals at the Grand.
Alexander Melrose of Adelaide, South
Australia, is at the St. Francis.
Dr. and Mrs. Charles Lockwood of
Pasadena are guests at the Occidental.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Coombs of Lexing
ton, Ky., are registered at the St. Fran
M. H. Sherman, a well-known rail
road man of Los Angeles, is at the Pal
G. M. Parsons, who represents the
Sperry Flour Company at Fresno, is a
guest at the California.
H. T. Snethlage of Germany, who is
on his way to Shanghai in the interest
of a German banking firm, registered
at the Palace yesterday.
F. M. Clough, general manager of the
Diamond Match Company's interests at
Chico and Stirling, is at the Palace.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Stern and
family of New Orleans, who have not
been in San Francisco for more than
twenty years, arrived from the south
yesterday and are at the Palace.
V : !N"APA.' Auk, l.-r-The- nlant of the
'Mv'afja -'Valley Packing Company at this
.ii>lac<! xva?' destroyed by fire to-night
Ya^ 11 o'c.lock. The loss probably will
•-atecunrto . $1-50. 000. The property was
. "• inXure.d .for 57r.".OOO.
. ';., ' .The -nfarits of the Evans Shoe Com
:t\pniV thef Xapa.Wool^n Mills and the
\ OiliforF.fa-. Glove Company were in im
¦•Tninent- danger -for a time. The fire
-...mVjV coiio>ntnjted their efforts on pre
": valuing the 5».roud of flames to an im
• fn.f ijse -.oil 'tank which "is adjacent to
yAP-A YALM'Y PACKING
. : ' PLANT IS DESTROYED
Egan Faction of Union Labor
Party Adopts a Complete
List in' Every District
Kirke La Shelle's new and fasci
nating heroic drama,"Sergeant James,"
was seen for the first time in San Fran
cisco last night at the Central Theater,
and thrilled and delighted a big house.
The scenery and scenic effects are
elaborate, embracing a cavalry camp,
with troopers, horses and accoutre
ments, and a wildly picturesque view
of the rugged mining regions of Mon
tana. The sensational climax of the
third act has powerful dramatic in
tensity, and it stirred the audience to
tremendous enthusiasm, which brought
numerous curtain calls. Juliet Crosby,
specially engaged for this week at the
Central, was charmiing as the heroine,
and received frequent and flattering ap
plause and floral testimonials. Her
schel Mayall, in the title role, gave an
able, manly and convincing imper
sonation and divided honors with Miss
Crosby, while Elmer Booth and Verne
Castro, in ligh't comedy parts, were
very clever and created ia great deal of
merriment. George P. Webster is ex
cellent as the colonel in the court
martial scene, and Messrs. Griffith,
Nicholls and Whipple fill all the re
quirements as the head and front of a
SACRAMENTO, Aug. 1. — After a
consultation with Acting Governor
Alden Anderson. State Horticultural
Commissioner Ellwood Cooper to-day
announced the appointment 6f Edward
Ehrhorn of Mountain View, Santa
Clara County, to succeed Alexander
Craw as quarantine inspector at San
A number of candidates had been
announced for the position, which pays
$200 a month, but Ehrhorn was chosen
because he was regarded as being pe
culiarly fitted to perform the duties of
the office. He is at present the Horti
cultural Commissioner of Santa Clara
County and was highly recommended
to the position by the fruit growers of
the Santa Clara Valley.
He is a noted entomologist and has
for some time assisted Craw in his
work at San Francisco. Ehrhorn will
assume his new position in a few days.
as Craw will leave about the middle of
the month to fill a position* in the Ha
waiian Islands similar to the one he
Special Dispatch to The Call.
of the actress and of the audiences
that will see her in her new position
henceforth. Not the most happy se
lection in the world for a debut is
"The Lady of Lyons," with its stilted
romance, its high-sounding dialogue
and old-time multiplicity of acts and
scenes; yet under this disadvantage the
company acquitted itself creditably.
White Whittlesey found the ultra he
roic part of Claude difficult of expres
sion after the devil-may-care Rudolph
Rassendyll of the two weeks passed,
yet not altogether without compensa
tion. So did Luke Carnes, John B.
Maher and Miss Hare nobly strive to
throw themselves into the spirit of the
dead and gone romance of Bulwer-
THE TIVOLI'S NEW SOPRANO
WHO MADE HER FIRST AP
PEARANCE LAST NIGHT.
rRAJX STRIKES A rTxS. , '."'''"'
¦'¦:'. : >-ATALin: ixj-'lkixg foi:k
¦Accident on (Up I-Unc of the Pacific
; > Klcftrio Itafiv-va,- ji as sc
:;- : •;'.:¦ ¦¦••'•:,-¦::.•¦ i**"^ Results. " . " •
¦LpS-.A-NGFJ^EiS, Aug. 1. — While Dr.
J^ An.jrri <"*smun. a wsiilthy retired
¦'X-.trysycian i? ro'rn .New Jersey, -was ap
proaehin^ hi s oouhtry. place, near Ri-
SH'faV: it),f. s eye.niriT in art 'automobile in
vhl^h/.-vere four other members of his
; T:..tnilv ; -the '. vehicle was struck - by. a
™<-T*/ train on the-*JV±>itiier line? of the
.P^'Vfic .Electric Railway and three of
th*-^ party were fatally injured. The
iJVJV.ired are: • ' • •
'.¦'•¦;5 -its. S. T.. Gray, aged 77, Dr. Os-
BWUfy« •;. mother-in-law; both collar
bon»->.g broken ;ind suffering from con-
F?**fj[Um of the Jjrain;" probably fatal.
• Osmun, aged 4,. Dr. Os
irTin's grandson: Internally' injured,
BVypral ribs broken; cannot recover.
JK >Mrs. ,'J>r. Osmun, Kead" cut. flesh
« vrnfhtirely off one side and internal
r'injurie's:..' probably fata!.
• '.-. -.'Mfs. "L,. G.- O?mun.: daugrhter-in-Iaw
¦of .'the doctor and "mother of the child
that' wais; fatally injur»?a. .sustained
bruises all", over- her body and numer
"cu*- lacPTPflors of the flesh. Dr. Op
mw sustained fractures of three ribs
: and: other severe but not serious in
-. juries. The- dor-tor ov.-ns a fine .estate
.near 1 Rivera ami with his family had
been to Los and was return
' ing .-horn 4 . aft p r mndown.
Edward Ehrhorn to Succeed
Craw as Quarantine
SUCCESSOR TO ALEXANDER
CRAW AS QUARANTINE INSPEC
TOR AT SAN FRANCISCO.
.'In ; the inspector's- dispatch It was
stated that .Fred Bohmann had been
arrested in. New York on a charge of
betrayal ; under, promise -of. marriage,
and^ she '. was wanted as ar witness
agalhst_himl Money will be forwarded
'tostiifce hep back. -' ¦• - ¦,---,
, The; girlsays that she and Bobmann
"were, ebgagdd to be .married. • Bohmann
used to- work far her. father, who is
now -iput-'fit business. "..Her parents ob
iected to the' nfarrlxge, and as she had
some nioHey: iir bank in' her own name
she. drew. It out of the bank three weeks
k^Qi : She ha.d.. been, advised by 'a girl
jfriend to 'come to' this city, where she
equld \find: employment • till Bohmann
couli} jouj/her, Avhen- they were to be
uiarried: Fhe arrived here two weeks
flL : g;0V&-nd -engaged a. reom .at i0S8 3IcAl
¦ilsfier. street. -She 1 said that she came
here cf her own free will and Bohmann
:ha<J : nothing to/db with it.
: -She declared that' she was" 20 years of
age. but ;in Ithe inspector's dispatch her
..ag^± :was given as- 17 .years; She declined .
;tosay.;what business her father had
been ertgaged in. or where her parents
liveidl.in jyfe\\: York-.- She could not un
derstand haw.'; her address here .had.
been- jdtscovered. . ghe- had $45 left. ' T^'e
. police 'topi possession of her effects'. *
'. :'Ca 1 p.t3iri iiajjin received a telegram
from Inspector !MlcCluskey of-; New
Vo'r^'^st- night Tasking him, 'to hold
ijiss M^y.e'r ur.til her mother, could be
etnt : t:'; '¦¦¦['.,'¦'. . ¦ " • ¦ • • ¦
: Chief Wittrnan" received a dispatch
yesterday morning from Inspector Mc
eiuskey of New- York asking him to
ciH at 10SS -McAllister street" and take
charge of Miss Christina Meyer, a girl
17 year$ of age.. Detectives Coleman
.and Freel went- to that address and
found "the girl there: ' She was taken
to the City Prison :and placed In care
of the matron: . ;
Expert Cyril Williams filed with the
Supervisors' Finance Committee his
report on the cost of horseshoeing in
the Fire .Department. After present
ing a mass of figures, he says that the
city itself can. do the work for less
than the contract just let to Edward
Graney at $2 50 per horse. During the
fiscal year ending June 30 Williams as
certains the cost of horseshoeing was
$5SSS 47, and he figures that the cost
at the contract rate would have been
SC604 50. From 1893 to 1900, at the con
tract rate of $2 50, the expert finds the
cost to be for each horse $2S 08 per an
num. For the year 1900-01 the contract
rate was reduced to $2, and the cost
l>er annum was $19 37. For 1903-04,
when the city shod the horses, the cost
was $19 43.
The Finance Committee receded from
its determination to subpena the Fire
Commissioners to explain their action
in awarding the horseshoeing contract
at an alleged higher rate and also to
explain the increased cost of the Fire
Department stables. No subpenaes
were issued and none of the Commis
sioners were present.
Another proposed amendment to the
charter, providing that the Tax Col
lector shall not have the right to ap
point an attorney to conduct the liti
gation of his oftlce. which shall become
part of the duties of the City Attorney,
was referred to the City Attorney for
an official opinion.
J. P. Martin, manager of the Sharon
estate, informed the Finance Commit
tee that in two weeks he would have
installed on all the estate's sidewalk
elevators a Safety device which his en
gineer is perfecting. Martin filed a
petition to amend the ordinance with
regard to the locking of the elevator
doors from the sidewalk. This was re
ferred to the Fire Committee.
"Inasmuch as the Board of Super
visors now makes contracts for the
Police, Health, Public Works and
Electricity departments, there appears
no substantial reason why the Super
visors should not have like powers in
respect to the Fire Department. We
are convinced that the change would
result in economy to the city and
The Board of Supervisors yesterday
adopted a resolution providing for the
submission to the electors of a pro
posed amendment to the charter de
signed to take away from the Fire
Commission the power to award con
tracts for supplies and placing that
power In, the hands of the Supervisors.
The amendment would repeal section
4. chapter 2, article IX. The report
of the Charter Amendment Committee
Expert Says City Can Do
the Work More Cheaply
Than Can a Private Firm
Says They Were to Be Mar
¦riedj ]but She Will Have
• to Xxo Back as a Witness
S\VEETHEART E" PRISON
The old guard acquitted themselves
nobly. All too little is there of John
Dv.nsmuir's great basso — he is, of
courre, the Toreador. Kate Condon in
skirts — a I'espagnole — is even more
charming .than Kate Condon in tights
an Alan-a-Dale. Her part is a la
Carmen, and she does it in a fashion
to arouse. lively curiosity as to a pos
fible Condon Carmen. Miss de Fillippe
Li excellently cast. Her voice seems
to Ket better and better, and her acting
us the girl husband is most felicitously
funny. ¦V/illard Sims is scrumptious as
an English milord, and every one else
It Fhould be said that "The Toreador"
is delightfully staged.
Mejville Ellis has not much to do,
but is sufficient. His is the skill, how
ever, that has assisted -Ferris Hart
man in the splendid stage management
of the piece. Miss Carrie Reynolds
dances and dances. "What there is of
'sing" in the new soubrette is pleas
ant, but there is not much. She is
pretty, however — and dances. She
has in fact a heel of Mr. Kennedy's
virtuoso alertness. Mis3 Young is pleas
ing in a somewhat colorless fashion,
but opportunity was small, and opin
ion mav well wait.
Much cry and little wool? No, though
"The Toreador" is not another "Robin
| Hood" — that Kimberly of comic opera.
¦ And the cast is a Jeweled one. The
j Tivoli has spread stars on the piece in
I princely fashion. There is a new sou-
I brette, Carrie Reynolds; a new so
prano, Mary Young; a new leading
man, Melville Ellis; a new comedian,
; John J. Kennedy; besides "light opera's
De Reszke," John Dunsmure, with Wil
lard Sims, Teddy Webb, charming
! Kate Condon. Miss de FilliDpe, Bessie
Tannehill and other old favorites. One
gets in truth hardly enough of any, «6f
; them but Webb. There is a sniff/ of
; one, a sip of another, a crumb ofj an
other and a general wish for mo:re.
One doesn't always wish for Xnore of
"The, Toreador." Its mapfy hands
might have made shorter v.ork of the
second act, for example. There is a
band that suggests derxd cats for a
helpless moment or fwo, a Spanish
village band that we>.comes the false
toreadors. Half of If; would be twice
too much: The r^st is funny. Here
is where Ted/*iy Webb, cast as
the false toreador, runs over.
I do noV remember Mr. Webb
anywhere better cast, but . his
best e.ffort here cannot save the
scene/. Perhaps, like Chinese tea, the
hu/slor on't has lost flavor through
f uming over seas. Emphatically, how
• ever, the rest 'fas not. The comedy is
; better by a plot than most of its neigh
j bors, and on the whole is engagingly
: entertaining. There is a mild Spanish
1 flavor to the music, some lyrics that
1 stick anil a couple of excellent ensem
bles. - •
j The performance, however— well, it
i was simply another stake in the Tivoli
! comic- opera corral. I do not remember
I another given by visiting genius better
; or perhaps so good. In, say three days,
i it will be better; the snap and fit of the.
1 thing, that come only with the trying
j il upon the audience, will be there. But
¦ smoothness, style and distinction were
delightfully in evidence from the work
of the smallest maid in the chorus to
Kate Condon. The new people are pleas
ing, but not astonishing. John P. Ken
nedy sings more in Fischer than Tivoli
fashion, but he has a coloratura heel
that found every rib in the audiences In
; fact, as a comedian Mr. Kennedy has
; distinctly arrived.
Last night the Tivoli grave us the
"first production In San Francisco of
the renowned London and New York
musical comedy sensation, 'The Torea
dor,' written in two acts by James J.
Tanner and Harry Nichols; lyrics by
Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank;
music by Ivan Caryll and Lionel
Monckton; produced under the general
direction ol W. H. Leahy; under the
musical direction of Paul Steindorff;
under the stage management of Ferris
Hartman, assisted by H. Melville
Elli3." Amen! ~ . :
COST OF HORSESHOEING
Christina. Meyer, 17 Years
of Age, Leaves Parents in
/Sew York and Comes Here
Proposed Charter Amend
ment Deprives It of the
Right to Let Contracts
New Voices and Old Add
Another Success to
"THE TOREADOR" IS FINELY
SUNG BY BRILLIANT COMPANY
THE SAN FRANCISCO, CALL, TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1904
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only by wearing the best arti-
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We also have the style, as
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— OF THE— I
CONDITION AM) AFFAIRS -
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
OJpS^ » ™ Or-
£ m t^ r ; £ D - 1903 - ard for the year «dln K
th« rLv'fri e S t tat * of Caliromla. pursuant to
Ccde^ST^tatef SeCti ° Q 6 " ° f ******
Nrt va;ue of Real Estate OwnM
Dy the Company •¦»¦• •<< «»«.
Amount of Loans .ec^ci by Bond * >81 ° 6 °
Amo^f 0^ 1 !' ° n ReaI Estat9 -- M.806.413CS
Amount ot Leans secured by
ple-ige of Bo«?ds. Stocks and '-
ether marketable securities as
collateraJ •« qqq aq •
Premium notes and loans' In* imr ' '
form taken In payment of pre- • ¦ .•"•'.
miums en policies now In force. 677 5°1 21
Cash market value of all Stocks "
and Bends owned by the com-*
jpany .. ... M. 333. 633 75
Amouni. of Cash deposited la
Banks - tm g()g g^S C3
Interest due the Cbmoany afidun- "' ~
T P ald t I67,eK?S»
Interest accrued but not due....;. 749,213 70-
Net amount of premiums )n pro-
cess of collection, and of deferred
premiums ?... S3S 73** 4 1 '
Rents due and accrued li!l43 5i .
Totals Assets $te.932~ 03431
LIABILITIES. ; . ':;.;.•.
CTalnis for death losses and ma-
tured endowments, due and uh- ¦ '
PaJd $43,302 93
Claims for death losses and ma-
tured endowments in process "of " ' :¦
adjustment, or- adjusted but not '
due 233 j<jg <*•> •
Claims resisted by the Company.. 134,'334 00 .'
Liability on lapsed policies which - ¦
may be surrendered 1S9 637 00
Net oresent value of all the out- ' ".
standing policies, computed ac-
cording to the Combined Expert- '¦ -¦ _•
«nce Tables of Mortality, with 4 ¦ "¦"¦•-*.
. per rent interest 57.913.313 C«
Amount of all unoald dl\-idends to
policy holders J S5*» 029 M
All other Liabilities 287,174 31'
Tctal Liabilities $60,303.143 29
INCOME. ¦ T~~
Cash received for premiums oft "
new policies during the year.... $383 "73 33
Cash rtceivd for renewal of pre- '" . :
miums during; the year 4,9C?,I(57"07
Cash received for interest 2,' 40^*116 &t
Cash received for rents 33l'94O23
Cash received from all other
*°urc e! » 18.66301-
Total Inccme *3,262>i7I 20:
EXPENDITURES. • !
Cash oaid for losses and matured
endowments $*. 636.07383
Cash Dald to annuitants 11203 57
Cash paid for surrendered policlea. 579^79'J 99'
Cash paid for dividends to policy • •' ,¦ ¦
holders 1,358.811 44
Commissions paid to agents 339,220 34"
Salaries and other compensation ot
officers and employes, except
agents and medical examiners.. 168,383 33-
Salaries and traveling expenses of
managers of agencies 13.100 00
Medical examiners* fees and sal-
aries ' 12.131 40
Cash paii for taxes..... 422,645 2S
Cadh paid for rents '.. 43,003 20
All other cash payments (speci-
Total Expenditures daring
the year J3.233.433 72
FREMTLTI-NOTE ACCOUMtI ~~"'
Premium notes and other premium
obligations at beslnnlng of th»
year •- |841.S»73
Premium notes and other premium
obligations received during th»
year B43 3»
Total ....»....,,...._ C42.43O13'
Deductions durln* the year a a follows:
Amrunt of notes and other pre-
mium obligations used tn pay-
ment of losses and claims.... $13.943 90-
Amount of notes and other pre- -
icium obligations used in pur-
chase of surrendered policies.. <0CS 00
Amount of notes and other pr«- '
rr.'.uru obligations used Jn pay- '
ment of dividends to policy . ; ;
holders 81.T20 31
Amount of notes and other pre- i,
rr.lum obligations voided by .
lapse of policies ' 619 00
Amount of notes and other pre-
mium obligations redeemed by
maker in cash 9.S17 24
Total reduction of Premltxm-
Note Account .;....»..... $64,908 93
Balance, note assets at end of tha
JACOB L,. GREKXE. President.
HERBERT H. WHITE, Secretary.
Subscribed and sworn to before me. this 16th
day of February. 1004.
NATHAN P. PECK. Notary Public.
A. K. P. HARMON,
District Superintendent of Agencies,
Rooms 330-331-332 Mills Building.
San Francinco, Cnl.
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