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V^^° BEGIXXIXG TOXIGIIT
MATIXEES
WEDXESDAV .VXD SATURDAY
\Vfdncwdaj- Matfnre at Popular Pricca
CHAKLES FROHSIAX Presents
The International * > j b n BT""**
Musical ComeJy |ii fja
t
&**t Company of 100 Ever Seen
Ausrnientcd Orchestra
FAMOUS -SOCIETY CIIOKUS**
Al TA7AD SL ' mR&STEINER
nLLh£AK S£ffi|
BELARCO & MAYHR, OwnT!ran<l Manager*.
Al A.TIINHK T< *L> r
TOMGHT— ALL THIS TONIGHT
Evelyn Vangban & Berirara Ly tell
And th» Alcazar Plarors la
BREWSTER'S HUM
Splendidly Acied— Rea!istical!y Staged.
TRICKS: Nijrht. 2-V to 51; Mat.. 2-V tn 50c.
MATINEE SATIKDAY AND SUNDAY.
Seats for Sele at Box Office and Eraporium.
NTXT WTEK- Elaborate HeviTal of
"SALOMY JANE."
sib GIiAIMAN, Manager.
WHERE EVERYBODY (iOES
Holiday Vaudeville!
CoEtirmou* Perfrrirance — Tht« Aft. at 1:30.
Two Shows Nightly— 7:ls and 3:13.
KONHAIR TBOCPE; I»ALY'S
rorNTUV CIIOIE; PAT REILLY acfl FT.O
VTEIJJS; UI'BE DICKINSON: ELSIE
SCI-LVLER: KNKinT BROTHERS «n<l MA-
IUON SAWTDXE; lIUXTUESS. and tlie
LACGII-O-S(X)I*E.
Prlc**— lQc, -Jjit- utitl 300.
Safent and Mi>«t Mepnifieer.t T»'.farpr in'Aneri^a
KAXXSEE TODAY AKD EVEEY DAY AT 2:15
CRPHEUM ROAD SH „ W
Direction Jlartia Beck
nnornrns BIGOLETTO. !a their Rrmark-
•iMe P!»p!ay of VerMtlUtT snd Strength ; I.A
I'JA. "Tiif Enchaiitrens"; HOWAttD, Scotland's
J'ro^irr VcntrUocuixt: .MELVILLE &: HJ'.OINS;
CHARLES LEONARD rX.ETr.MEU & CO.. la
the Comf-dj-. •'ITis Nprre"- CHOSS & JOSEPH-
IXE; QCICLET RROTHEr.S; NEW ORPHEI'M
MOTION PICTCBCT; JOE JACKSON, "The
Enroj-^an Vapahond."
N*v;t Bcoday Matinee—ALlCE LLOYD.
Evo. TrU-e*. 10c. 2lc. ,%oc. 7:<r: Box fieats, *1.
>fst. Prices (Except Sun*, and Iloll<l?ys> 10c. 2-V
50". PHONES: DOUGLAS TO. HOME CISTO.
B^gH^^gfeafegfeg WEST 6110
S. LOVE RICH. MANAGER
El:!* St. N>rr r;ilrnf>r»> — Hnss A Theater.
SPECIAL MAIX2.T:E TODAY.
AH TM« Week— J.a«-t Titnt- Sar. Nlsht.
V.\ l\ MANN Mil.mils It. <.'. WHITNEY'S Mu-
sics! Farcicality,
THE SHOW OF A THOUSAND
SinPIUSES
S3t«r.lar Matinee Priwa— 2sc to Tjc.
HcllUaj Mat. and Night Prices— 2sc to ?1.
Ouimenrln^ Sundsy Matinee. Jan. I—"THE1 — "THE
GtTEEN CF THE KOULIN ROUGE."
r API?ir&' THEATEI<
\J2it-l\fl\£^l\ Tins at Kill more.
«k»«.^—*k-» Pbone West 1104
S. LOVEP.ICII. Manacer.
SPECIAt IIATIXEE TODAY.
T<ra:?rlit— All Tbis Weok— Tonight,
In tbe Scint!l!a'.;np: Musical Comedy,
PLAYi^G THE
Theater Newly Stesm H<*aied.
Ni?ht and Knuday and Holiday Mat. Prioss
\u25a0— Sse to $i.
f-'nturOny Mst. '\u25a0f^i" Prire* — 2T.c and 50c.
t &v A *1 " Jj* ntsr Market.
« zJL4&S*Z-4>'^ I'hoi.fs—
» . ; %g£i ! JiGXXQFT£Z Market IHO
SPECIAL MATINEe'tODAY." jjg^T
Lest Nlcbt (Sunday. Js*^^re^
De ANGELIS W;
With '\u25a0': ' Or'rinal Pr/yJoctlon /^S%ViV.3
O!J'1 O>nsJ'Kl!T 111
THE BEAUTY SPOT
* Tlie He Korra anil Jlerliort Mv-
»-!i*ai Comefly. i
PrWv-r9L£O io 50e; "Port" Mat. Thurs.. ?1
to 'S-r. Seat* at Theater ami Tb« Emporium.
M^.rley-MARY MAKIfEBING, in "A Man"s
B'orld-"
I FAREWELL TODAY
i 2:30 P. M , AT DREAMLAND
M 1.500 BALCOW SEATS, $!
«p BOX OFFICE AT DREAM LAIVP
> (IpcnK J» a. to. Doors al 1:15
• HsMrnan Piano t.-M-d
Ccmir.g— GEEVILLE-EEACHE, Contralto
LURLINE !
Ul'MI A\D I.AIIKIV STS.
OCEAN WATER BATHS
Mifmtniiii: aad Tub HatUa
tSsH »«tcr liJrect Iron the ocean. Open
rrrrr day «.3<J eTeuln^. laciudinf Sunday*
ted aoliiXtTi. from 7n. ta. io ID p. ax. bjjJc-
;stort* paliery free.
N»t«tcrlnni reserred Tce«!«r «r.<i rrtdar
cKirulnjE; troui j u'clock lv cooa for womea
\u2666•Flltrr-od Orraii Wnter Plnßge"
COKTOBTABLy HEATED
il-vt Air Hair Dry*r* for Women Bather*.
Tbe popular re*"rt for a winter's day or
\u0084,,-»;. *:.\u25a0»« pcrature cf buUdicx adjusted
\u25a0«. Mit xrealoer.
SEARCH TUB EATHB. SISI GEAKY ST.
SEAS DEVISADEBO. *'
r +- — — \u2666
| USE CALL WANT ADS ]
j To Rent Your House !
BIRDMAN FORFEITS
BOND FOR MACHINE
Bleriot Monoplane of British
Aviator Radley Arrives for
Tanforan Meet
The new Bleriot monoplane, which is
owned by Radley. the British aviator
who will fly in tho Tanforan meet to
be held in January under the auspices
of San Francisco merchants, arrived in
this, city yesterday. Radley forfeited
54,500, which was the amount of his
bond with the custom house authori
ties so that he might enter the con
test. It was necessary for the foreign
aviator to deposit $4,600 with the gov
ernment in bringing his machines into
the. country free of duty on condition
that it would remain here only a Etated
time. That period has expired.
It wag freely expressed yesterday by
persons who know Radley that they
would not be surprised -if the daring
avator should assemble his machine at
the depot and fly to the aviation field.
It also is expected that Radley will
furnish a number of sensation feats,
f.uch as have startled the public wJiere
ever'he has exhibited.
ADMIRAL MILTOX TO FLY
Rear Admiral John B. Milton. U. S. N..
retired, formerly commandant of the
naval training station at Yerba Buena
island, has announced his intention of
going up in a machine at the Tanforan
meet. Admiral Milton has a host of
friends in local society as well* as in
the service, and inasmuch as his flights
at the meet will be inspired by a scien
tific interest in aerial navigation " he
will undoubtedly be one of the most
interesting figures on the field.
Major Samuel Rober of the United
States signal corps, who is chairman of
the national council of the Aero club of
America, has wired the aviation com
mittee as follows, In response to a
telegram requesting that dates be ad
justed to conform to those of the Los
Angeles meet now In progress:
•"Change of date to January 7 to 16
inclusive, as requested by you, ap
proved."
CHIXESE IX INVESTORS' CLASS
Among the latest to be regularly en
tered as competitors in the inventors'
class are the following:
Fong-Guey of Berkeley, who has in
vented a modified biplane and con^
structed it himself at a cost of $7,000,
has entered the lists. Fong is one of
the best known and perhaps the most
picturesque of the aviators around the
bay and is the lirst man of the Chinese
race with a record of successful flights
to his credit. ' ; >
C. E. Lamburth of 118 Capp street
will offer a multiplane, a machine of
16 planes, "with' a surface area of 564
square feet; a length of 40 feet and a
breadth of 40 feet; an engine of his
own design, 4 cycle, 40 horsepower,
watercooled. and equipped with one
propeller, 8 feet In diameter, and 4^&
foot pitch. A parachute apparatus*will
insure an easy descent in case of
mechanical derangement and a number
of technical points are introduced with
the claim that they solve problems
heretofore bafliing.
W. A. Merrill, a memb*r of the
board of governors of the Pacific Aero
club, will take out a combined lighter
than air and heavier than air machine
that is expected to prove one of the
sensations of the meet.
W. C. Wheeler, secretary of th« Pa
cific Aero club, and Cleve T- Shaffer,
former secretary of that organization,
have constructed machines of their own
and intend to try for prizes.
Ralph Sheaf cf Oakland will enter
a biplane of the Farman type. The
total surface area is 300 square feet.
It hag a Curtiss body control. The en
gine is 4 cycle, 4 cylinder, 100 horse
power and watercooled.
John N. Hudson and H. B. Wharton
of San Francisco will contend with a
monoplane that is a modification of
tho Bleriot type, having a new shaped
tail and special control fox tures.
Cari Dryden Brown of'Napa has en
tered a "self adjusting" biplane; Thad
deus S. Kern of Chico a biplane of a
modified Curtiss type, and Fred Hotch
ncr of 1125 Ellis street a multiplane.
HAVES VALLEY SECURES
SUPPORT FOR CARNIVAL
Button Days Planned to Swell
Working Fund
The Washington's birthday carnival
of the Hayes Valley improvement club
is receiving the support of all the im
provement clubs in the city. To swell
the working fund a series of button
days wiJl be held, and 10,000 carnival
post cards will be distributed to stimu
late interest.
H. Vowinkel has called a meeting of
the committee at the St." James hotel
Tuesday night, when plans will be
made to canvass the district. Chair
men of all committees will meet th<»
came evening at the carnival head
quarters in Hayes street. . :V\
In the contest for king and queen
Harry Hock and Irene Hagar lead with
5,247 and 6.C53 votes, respectively. In
the George and Martha^ Washington
contests Oscar Lorenzo and Kvelyn
O'Keefe a.re ahead of their opponent*.
Prizes will be given to the' candidates
who poll the most votes each week.
SOLDIER TRACKS MAN
WHO TOOK HIS CHECKS
Private Todd Causes Arrest of
a "Good Samaritan"
Private William Todd, Seventh in
fantry, stationed at the Presidio, gay«
evidence of cleverness hh an amateur
detective yesterday. Todd tracked
Thomas 11. Madden, a former soldier,
for three hour* un.til Madden, moved to
pity for a soldier companion held for
grand larceny in the city prison, ven
tured to the jail with an armful of good
things.
Todd pounded on th<* heavy, prison
door, shouting to tho turnkey to hold
Madden. The door opened and Todd
made his complaint. He charged that
Madden had three |2Q checks belonging
to him.
Madden admitted he had the checks,
hut paid he had kept them because Todd
had been under the influence of liquor
and was not to be trusted. Thereupon
Madden, the visitor and good Samari
tan, became Madden the prisoner and
was locked up.
$ws\ RACIHG
y^Wr^ NEW CALIFORNIA
,JOCKEY, J0CKEY C[iJB
2^"^ cak'and Race Track
;(J BACING EVERY
tJ \V (I WEEK DAY,
EAIN OS BaiJTE
SIX RACES EACH SAT
First &aco at 1:40 p. m.
Adffiisticn— Men, $2; Ladles, |1
For special train* ctoppin; at the track, take
8. P. Ferry, foot of Market »t. : learo at 12 m.,
tbereafter nr»-ry 20 minute* until 1:40 p. m. >'q
Miiokitj^ io tbe li»t two c&r». \u25a0\u25a0 wblcb. «r# r«-
urieii for ladle* and . tbelr ' eticorts.
( XUOMA3 H. WILLLUXS. ITeaident.
\u25a0THE-JrsMk^^
IT IS an age of specialization. The statement is frequently writtfen and
serves to introduce all sorts of^subjects. This time Christmas— a day late,
but considered retrospectively as having marked an innovation in giving,
or rather a' development of the art. Givers are specializing. The wordjis
stupidly . pedantic, suggesting spectacled intellectuality, but the" idea is. a
really charming one, involving velvet l orchids and chiffon, roses and silver
vanity boxes. - -i.
All the girl friends of one debutante received. French flowers yesterday
with her card. '. There were big. American beauties, thick, with shaded satin
petals, to be worn on evening gowns or furs, or under a willow plume, and
violet velvet orchids wonderfully made for the .same adorning. _ They were
attractive gifts, and received with delight, and the giver had spent no hours of
weary wondering over them. • . \u0084 • -''" .:*.\u25a0-
Another girl with a score of feminine friends' to be remembered gave
scents to all of them— a half dozen long ribbon dress sachets to hang in as
many gowns, for each of the maids and matrons onvher list.
One young matron "specialized" in the French brocade things that offered
a pretty variety of picture frames' and boxes, and another gave embroidered
bags. "Next year the system may be extended to include men in its benefits.
Brothers and fiances, or husbands, might all be disposed of with cigarette
cases or any other single commodity that ingenuity suggested, if there were
any other. ; Anyway,: one decision will end it. \u25a0 :; , • . .-;"•".>
Advantages of the new way are obvious, and;.there is the precedent of
Queen Victoria, ;who specialized in India shawls. One may guess'the count
less hours of pondering on what to give. people that reduced' Victoria to a
final decision of shawls for them all— from the queen of Madagascar to: a
German envoy. It was not discriminating, but assuredly one of the_ things
that prolonged her life. However, without the innumerable responsibilities'
of royal bestowing, that justified Victoria in her shawls, the new phase of
Christmas giving has certain broad distinctions to be regarded. An orchid
for a man, for instance, would be in excusable. •? - J
\u2666 - \u2666 • . • *
X number of family
dinners were j given last
evening. At one of them
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hop
kins entertained mem
bers of their family, in
cluding Mr. and- Mrs.
Gus Taylor, Mr. and
Mrs. Will Taylor, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred McNear
and Miss Florence Hop
kins.
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Mr. and Mrs. Antoine
BoreJ, who recently re
turned from a long so
journ abroad, are enter
taining a large house
party at their San Mateo
home. Their dinner
guests last evening in
cluded Mr. and Mrs. An
toine Borel Jr., Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Bovet. Mr.
and Mrs. Aylett Cotton
Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John
Lewis, Miss Nita Borel
and Miss Lupita Borel.
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Mrs. L. L. Baker gave
a large dinner last even
ing at her Jackson
street home, where
members of her fam
ily were entertained.
Among those present
were Mr. and Mrs.
Drummond McGavin.
Miss Kate Stone, Mr.
and Mrs. Alexander Fra
zer-DougJas, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter McGavin,
Mr. and Mrs. Bertody,
Wilder Stone, Wakef}«ld
Baker, Miss Dorothy
Baker and Philip and
Leavitt Baker.
Dr. and Mrs. Harry
Sherman and children
will return tomorrow
from Ross Valley, where
they spent several days
at the John Kittle home.
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Mr. and Mrs. P, C.
Rossi have sent out
cards for a reception at
their home at Vallejo
and FiUmore streets this
evening.
SICK TOTS HAVE
HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Feast and Show Followed by
Trees Bearing Many
Presents
A Santa Claus. with well filled bag,
a Punch and Judy show, half a dozen
bright Chri«tmas trees and plenty to
eat, including turkey and and all the
fixings, made . a merry Christmas for
the 50 tots in the Children's hospital.
Mrs. Henry Payot and Mrs. P. M.
Miller, members of the board of lady
managers, were on hand to see that
the patients enjoyed themselvee.
Two trees were in each ward, and
there were gifts in abundance. The
trees will be kept for a week,
and lighted often to delight the little
ones. .
Turkey for Youngsters
Five hundred and fifty pounds of
young and tender turkey appeared and
disappeared at the Christmas dinner
of the patients in the city and county
hospital yesterday afternoon, and a
mountain ot cranberry, sauce, closely
followed by pio and plum puddfnsr.
made the same fleeting appearance and
baffiingly rapid exit.
Dr. AY. Ft. Dorr, superintendent of
the hospital, saw that the institution
provided . that much, and private bqr
nevoienee brought many gifts to the
children patients there. A half dozen
little ones in the contagious ward were
too HI to take any interest in the fes
tivities going on around them t how
ever. * . \u25a0" \u25a0"• . \u25a0 ;
r);j"t-.r- tho nftf-rminn members of
the Christian Endeavor; society sang
tn..i,jjb i.noiigTi iiic vvmdj;. . . there, are
40S patients in tho institution. -
ROW OVER SEAT SPOILS
A CHRISTMAS FEAST
Host Uses Knife and Guest Goes
to Hospital
A dispute with )i!s:'gue?t as to the
seat he should* occupy : at': his Chrlstmiaß
feast yesterday nooniJJnthft Marconi
hotel, 621 Front street, broke up the
party and landed the'host. Alfred Pas
quale. In the city prjson on a -charge of
assault with 'a ;dead]y. weapon.
Revald Barsochlnl, a salesman living
at the Evans hotel, was -the complain
ing witness. 'He was pent to the cen
tral emergency .hospital for. treatment
for a lacerated head and cheek, < J3an?6
chlnl charges that his ; host and
made an. unprovpked attack on: him
with a cHrvlne'knifp. ,
Whrn; the row, had '''subsided ; the din
neriwas upsets the; gruepts hart fled, and
the police were in possession-; . -
THE
SMART
SET
. » • *
The debut of Miss
Evelyn Barron. Friday
evening at the Fairmont
will be the event of the
week. The elaborate
ball will be preceded by
many dinners. Mrs.
Barron will be assisted
In receiving only by
Miss Marguerite Barron
and Mr. and Mrs. Ward
Barron. The guests will
number 300.
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Mrs. Abby Parrott had
members of her family
at a large dinner last
evening at her San Ma
teo home. Mrs. Donahoe,
Miss Katherine Dono
hoe, Miss Barbara Par
rott and Vicomtesse de
Tristan were among
those present.
,v\'-v' • . •-*-•
Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Bovet, whose home is in
Switzerland, accompa
nied Mrs. Bovet's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. An
toine Borel, on thoir re
turn from Europe and
are guests at the Borel
home in San Mateo.
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Mr. and Mrs., Charles
Clark are spending
Christmas with Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Raouel
DuVal at their chateau
\u25a0Iri France. In January
they wIM go to Cairo
for the season.
• * •:
,The third meeting of
Mrs. Buck's skating club
will be held tomorrow
evening and will be pre
ceded by a number of
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Stone of Burllngame,
who are domiciled for
the winter at the Fair
mont, went across the
bay Saturday to spend
Christmas at the ilave
meyer home in Pied
mont.
CHRISTMAS GIFTS
CHEER PARK BOYS
Generous Response Made to
Sidney S. Peixotto's Appeal
for Financial Aid
Christmas brought gladness to the
hearts of Sidney S. Peixotto and hlg
Columbia park boys, due to the re
ceipt of generous gifts of money in
answer to the appeal made by Peixotto
In an open letter on December 4 for
financial aid in maintain this meritori
ous club. A fine new clubhouse is alsg
one of the possibHlties of. the near
future, thank? to a public spirited
woman,'
In th? letter Peixotto stated that for
the Jast 20 yearp he had devoted him
self to the boys' club, but that the time
had come when he lacked the money
to continue the good work. He said
that if 1,000 persons would contribute
only $10 apiece he would give his serv
ices and maintain the olub for five
years more, but that if the money were
not the club would have
to gp out of existence. This letter
attracted the -attention of a number of
local capitalists an<*\ "\u25a0philanthropists,'
and the., response, was prompt and lib
eral. As a Christinas jjift to the <boys
a large sum of money was sent to
Peixotto from various, sources in vary
ing- arnotints, which will go a great
way remedying the deflqlt and
constitute a good , start in answering
the appeal for aid. ' '•
W. 3. Bourn 'gave ., it Jb said, 51,000,
and Templeton Crocker, a like amount.
Mrs. James C. Jordan : of 1998 Broad
way, widow of the real. estate operator
%vho died recently, has : made generous
offers of aid, and, 1 it is said, Is con
templating.the erection of a new. elab
orate building ifor. the boys'"club. :.
Many other contributions and offers
of aid -have., been made to the Columbia
Park boys'/ club,- the great .value -of
which is : recognized by ; ail iwho are
aware of its influence for good, In
keeping. boys away; from tho evil sur
roundings and -associates of ; %hq^streets'
and giving^ them healthfulfamusenjents
and : improving | occupations in- a'; good
moral atmosphere. That \u25a0< the organi
zation was not in '*; good financial condi
tion was not generally known before
the publication of 'ePixotto'ss letter.
Although the response made to Peix
otto's appeal is gratifying, tthe amount
thus far, received ; still h falls consider
ably, short of the .sum needed, but it -is
thought : that Avith h presept ; contflb'u
tjons. as ; nucleus s and;, example, other
contributions : will follow.Jintil' financial
an xietyj, becomes a .' ; thing of ; the J past
anditl\e? club i takes 'Z on" ; a"'. new* lease of
life." ",» . ' " \u25a0 ' : *-'- , - ;
AMERICAN AUTOS
IN NEW ZEALAND
Overland Car Favorably Im
presses W. H. Long, Promi-
J. A II if,'- "* ;;^S
nent Auckland Engineer
That '-popular, priced American cars
are : rapidly gaining favor in foreign
'fields is evidenced' by the fact that
W. H. Long, a prominent \u25a0 engineer / of
Auckland, N. Z., where heretofore pub
lic opinion has been prejudiced against
anything but the expensive European
cars, recently made : the following
statement after disassembling and; per
sonally inspecting anVOverland car: "I
have : examined thie gearing parts, to
gether with the general arrangement
of machinery of the Overland car. The
transmission; gear throughout is well
designed and all gears well cut from
high 'grade steel. I noticed that \the
planetary change speed gear runs in
an oil tight gear box. This is a great
advantage over the ordinary type of
planetary gear. The three point.sus
pension also la a good point. Also the
arrangements of the tubular radial
bar, in which the driving 'shaft is in
closed, and its universal Jointed con
nection to the clutch is far above the
general arrangement of this type of
car. There should also be a high pro
portion of ; the. power generated by the
motor transmitted to ,the road wheels,
which" you would probably find to be
the case if you tested it against other
types under similar conditions. The
pistons, pins and parts of motor are
well finished; the arrangement of pis
ton rings is good, .also the fact of
cylinders being cast singly reduces risk
of fracture and distortion in casting
and manufacture, also in replacing
through breakages, etc. In writing
this I feel certain of the support of
any other engineer who has had actual
experience in manufacture and repair- I
ing. It is, as you are well aware, in
the repair shop where one sees the
various weaknesses and defects of the
many different systems of power trans
mission adopted at the present time."
\u2666 • • I
Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Ivers, who are in New
York after an absence
of six months in Europe,
will arrive next month
to visit at the Irwin
home for several weeks.
They will remain for
the wedding of Miss
Helene Irwin: and Tem
pleton Crocker, which
has been set for Feb
ruary 28, before return
ing to .their homo in
Honolulu.
Mrs. Walter McGavin
entertained at a family
dinner Saturday even
ing, her guests includ
ing Mr. and Mrs. Doug
las Fry, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter McGavin, Mrs.
L.. L. Baker, Miss "Doro
thy Baker and Leavitt
13aker.
* • •
Mrs. Philip Bowles
and , Miss Amy Bowles
are entertaining a house
party at The Pines; their
Piedmont home. The
guests will remain un
til tomorrow.
*•'.*\u25a0* •
Miss Tthoda Pickering
will accompany her sis
ter, Mrs. Jullus-<Krutt-
FChnitt. on her return
to Mexico in January.
Miss Pickering will be
absent several months.
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Mr. and* Mrs. T. P.
Woodward and their son
Robert will leave this
morning for New York,
whence they will sail
for JJurope -in January
to spend a year in travel.*
Charles Rollo Peters
has arrived from Europe
and he will spend sev
eral weeks in New York
before returning to Cali
fornia.
The seemingly assured great future
for the aeroplane promises a trade of
r considerable im
portance in aero
plane tires. The
> strain on aeroplane
.. \u25a0 tires is severe. The
sudden. momentum in starting and the
pronounced shock In landing are both
features that tell on the endurance
qualities of the tire,
- Glenn Curtiss and Colonel Frank
Johnson are strong l n their praise of
the Diamond aeroplane tire. Curtiss
also is a satisfied user of Diamond auto
mobile tires. .
_ Among other leading aviators using
Diamond aeroplane tires are the Wright
brothers, Burgess and Kirchener. •
Aeroplanes Hard
On Their Tires
_ H- L. Ovvesney, coast manager of the
wlnton motor car company, In discuss
, ing the motor car
trade, said:
"Since the auto-
„ „ mobile manufactur
", • , ' \u25a0 ers have established
branch houses throughout the different
parts of the country, there is not so
much, heard regarding the sale of cars
mvi c delivered several months later.
This Is caused by the manufacturers
having their Btock distributed to the
branches as soon as bull t and not wait
hj.? tor deposits to come to- them to
guarantee the acceptance of the cars.
It does not mean that there is any less
demand for the cars, but the b-uslness
Is on a more substantial basis and does
not require the manufacturer to put
cars out and have credits scattered all
over the country. The Winton motor
car company was the pioneer of this
branch of the business and the plan has
proved so successful that the company
has many imitators."
lOwexney Talks of I
I .Motor Car Trade!
. The Standard motor ear company has
received the following Interesting up
, keep record from a
Ford owner of San
Jose. The machine
. was purchased new
• June 1, 1909, and is
a. five passenger touring car. The dis
tance traveled in the 14% months, when
the record was closed, i#as 7,200 miles
lhe cost of operation was as follows:
Gasoline. $72.25; oil, $14; lights, $2.26:
overhauling and repairing, $61.95: extra
spark plugs and porcelains, $21.20; other
supplies, $d SO; fires, $25,65; Insurance,
$12; total, $195.10; average mileage per
gallon of gasoline, 16 4 mileg; average
expense per month, $13.60.
The car is owned by A. E. Moellering.
What It Comtn
To Ituu a Ford
Departing from the role of automo
bilists for a time recently, the four
\u25ba pathfinders w ho
compose the party
in the Ohio car now
\u25ba en route from New
York to San Fran
cisco joined a bucket brigade and aided
in saving from total destruction a barn
on the plantation of J. M. Ilodgins. ten
miles north of Texarkana. As the au
tomobillsts were nearing Hodglns' place
they saw flames bursting from the roof
of the barn. Leaving the Ohio car at
.the roadside they grasped buckets and
rushed to the assistance of Hodgins
and several negro hands who were
fighting to check the course of the fire.
Fred D. Clark, one of the drivers of
the Ohio car. entered the blazing barn
to liberate several mules and horses.
He discovered Hodgins' 3 year ol<J
daughter, Susie, playing in the hay,
unmindful of her- danger. Clark
grasped the child and hurried to safety
just as the roof -fell in.
After the fire, which did $200 worth
of damage, was extinguished, the auto
niobilists proceeded to Texarkana.
Car Driver \u25a0" ' >.' I
Rescues a Child |
SINGING SOCIETIES TO
GIVE NEW YEAR BALL
Half -a dozen of the Scandinavian
singing societies wjil celebrate th^'new
year with a grand, concert and ball Sat
urday night In the Swedish-American
hall, Market street near Church, - Ex
actly at midnight the societies, will
present a tableau representing the de
parture of tho old year and the arrival
of the new. .j .< -s.
A NAT lON'S
==GRIME=
BY
MRS. I. LO WEN BERG
Author of
"The Irresistible Current,"
A new noveldealing with the
: greatest question of the day,
Pricesl.so
For sale at all* book stores.
j_ • • —. J
W. T. HESS, Notary Public
UOO3I Jlt2. CALL BUILDING
At ; residence, ; 1460 : Page ', street, ; between
7 p. m. and 8 p. ni. Kesidence telephone
Park 2797. -7 <'-\u25a0 \u25a0
R. R. L'HOMMEDIEU
$ $
|: 1
I GENERAL SALE I
JL —^ dk - — &'
* y £
| AH Garments Reduced to Effect an |
I Immediate Clearance I
V i i : - "'-\u25a0-\u25a0.\u25a0;.•-\u25a0 V
X Sale Begins at 8:30 a. m. Regular Charges for Alterations £
4» , . i-
I t
I SALE OF I
f Upholstery and Drapery Materials |
£ Beautiful fabrics, full assortment of designs and £
\u25a0? colors, used on your furniture — made into portieres £
X for your doors or draperies for your -windows — give a ±
t ne\mess and freshness to old furniture, or your own £
* room. **•
t Furniture Draperies |
| Coverings \ _ Cotton Eepps I
1 Cotton Tapestries HP £ M W°olW ° o1 Repps \
% Silk and Wool / Cotton Damasks £
ij Tapestries I M&j Annures .£
| Wool Tapestries I Verdure Tanestries &
f\u25a0 SS 2 ama ? m/a Fruit and Flower |
| Silk Brocades / jj^ Desi ±
r Brocade Velours , 4%,-f^-r , T ,-«^^ «?«\u2666«« X
I Wool Repps ill i Ta^tas >
i Frise Velvets ill I Sllk Poplins |
| French Rayures Silk Damasks *
i" Brocade Velvets / Figured Repps A
I _ : %
% ESTIMATES QIVEN FOR COVERING FURNITURE ->
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| Geary at Stockton— Union Square Park ;
Welcome, 1911
Ihe Hopsburger Man jSg|
greets the New Year and extends the
Compliments of the Season to all.
HOPSBURGER BEER
is mild, wholesome, delicious — made as well as beer
can be made from the best materials the world affords.
BOTTLED AT THE BREWERY
Ask your grocer. Order a case today
Telephones: Market 278; Home M 1406
*-'.-' " i - ' \u25a0• ' ' i
(HI The Best in the World J
$B -That's What They All Say J
I '»'"' u p«» CeJir b™ ol » if« wut iv t«j Boil JSr
t^zS^p* 1 W. H. Mcßrayer's jtts&r
*"** W^^^> *" i ec^ ar Brook Distillery
f ®^^^*^ > I Lawrcnceburg, Ky. _rf^gfflP^^ At qff Hoi*U,
j. r \*^_ - miffCfisF*itw*^ Sort and Clubs
HUBS -^—fc W.H Mi BltAY£N^ * K^Bi^^ .fi^^Ttf^ *^- J^**'-^>M&^^w*llg^ f*^<— *wm
:-: WEEKLY CALL, §1 PER YEAR :-:
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