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VOLUME CX.—NO. 103.
HERE IN HONOR
Exposition Officials Seek Aid in
Influencing the Navy
War Vessels Necessary to Prop
erly Carry Out the Ground
In order that the arrival of Presi
dent Taft in San Francisco may be
more fittingly celebrated, the directors
of the Panama-Pacific international ex
position have issued an appeal to the
various commercial organizations
about the bay asking them to wire a
request to the navy department that
the Pacific fleet be ordered to remain
In San Francisco harbor until after
the president reaches this city.
Orders were issued several weeks
iirecting the cruisers West Vir
ginia, California and Colorado to pro
ceed to the Hawaiian islands not later
than September 16 for target and bat
tle practice. The three ships are still
in the harbor making ready for the
It is necessary to have this fleet in
the bay when the president arrives so
carry out the proper ceremonies I
befitting such an occasion. To accom- |
plish this a vast number of telegrams ]
have been sent east both to the secre- |
tary of the navy and other officials '
high in the federal government serv- j
ice. But as the time is drawing near 1
and no change of orders have yet been j
issued changing the sailing date of j
the fleet the directors consider it ad
visable to throw every weight possible
to keep the war vessels here.
It is planned to have a naval review
for the president when he arrives, and
have the ships fire a presidental
salute of 21 guns.
FOUR ARE HELD UP AND
ROBBED BY HIGHWAYMEN
Bandits Operate in Pairs Early
Four men were held up early yester
day morning. William Welch of 63 La
Grand avenue and James Dowling of
242 Madison street were walking along
Silver avenue near Madrid street when
two men jumped from a clump of shrub
bery and with leveled revolvers de
manded their money. From the two
men the robbers took $35.
George Morita, 1911 Sacramento street,
wa.s the victim of two highwaymen at
Sacramento and Gough streets at 3
('clock yesterday morning. After search
ing; him and securing $1 the men disap
peared up Sacramento street.
irning home at 1 o'clock yester
day morning. Charles Tabrett. a laborer
living at 3547 Twenty-first street, was
held up at Twenty-first and Noe streets
and robbed by two men of $3 and a gold
I SAN FRANCISCO FALL FASHION SHOW i
II Thursday, Friday ahd Saturday, September 14th, 15th and 16th, 1911 if
% i iiorscici^/ I t^ids^y 3t\ci *3cirut*ci3y *3£Dl£ltid£l* ItaTi i Oifi wiiQ i orri i s i i
X Th?sc Stores Participate I VV Mllft ftll)® IF<ll§iM@lfil §Sil@W IS TW Stores Participate H
Zu l ih; the FasKiQn SKqw . . The San rrancisco Fashion Show is a style event which opens the Fall season and in ' the I aSrMQn JnQW AJ
' : : r;-'■-■': ' «.^.«,—^ . : " which all the prominent stores dealing in women's ready-to-wear apparel and millinery , . ......■«.,..,.■,■.■■■.■ >- ' qp^
ff3C ■ ■ •"-,-■:• /*.. ED• ■ n C A C • combine their openings on simultaneous dates. In previous seasons these individual . i, . .•, p i 3S$
|X;T Lit? 9 Pans Ury <JOods Lo. openings were held on various dates, as suited the convenience of the different stores. . Livingston DroS v lhC. - V^.
g^ ; Davis-ScKbriWasser Co. , • In the Fashion Show all of these* openings, while being held in the stores of the firms L; : Ransokoff (*; &' ! ■■■
i v participating, take place on the same days and at the same time. An opportunity is thus <o>| r
$& ;D. Samuels! Lace House . afforded to residents of the city and to the thousands of visitors for a comparative study Marks BrbS: <V >- \
■^ /•■■'""#•■> °^ sty^es ' assortments and prices which was impossible under the old time system of inde- , ;
ff.'V' ; Golden Gate Cioak and Suit > * pendent openings held from time to time during the season. - Newman' & LeVlhSOh ■ &' ■
I H°USe A « O'Connor, Moffatt & Co. |i
:| Go U y, Suihvah & Co. €©im® to Sim Esransciisc® p ra ge r Co |:
I Greater San Francisco Cloak Co. !®dklC®<9l ll*@^ Mt®§ lfoP F®§M@ffii SCii@W^ j^ | |
f<^> tj p I San Francisco, the Convention City of the Coast, the Exposition City of 1915; San * *L* ',
L's! s' . tlale Dros v inc. Francisco, the style center and metropolis of the Coast, invites you through its leading retail 11 Roos Bros Inc SS
p-0 it * C/* merchants to attend this great Fall Festival of Fashion. The importance of the event among v * jC •
11 Mi 11. Liebes & Co. _ the yearly festivals of the city has been recognized by all the great transportation lines cen- ■■ f : '~ J. (N. Wood &Co " • €•■
■!•*&■■ I M r> *+ tering in San Francisco, which have granted for this occasion special reduced round.trip rates ■ ' ■'- '.. ■ * - .' ' -3k«.
|-^> 1. I lagnihO V.O. . from every city, village and hamlet within a radius of two hundred miles of San Francisco. : . ...; Schwartz (7 Goodman ,' -j>€
'X K^»«;« fi r^lliKc These tickets are on sale in your town on September 13th, 14th and 15th, and are good - -'• - -:-- TL F™«~ -;,,»_ ' -^S
|^X • llOgniS I . returning^ any time ;up to Monday, September the 18th. Ask any raUroad agent. -.; •; _...-.•■^■•■^ ;v-r\- ; .;*:|^ gg^;;'• '"c emporium & !
I Reduced Round Trib Railroad Rates From California Points li
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Rolph Will Talk to
Many Voters This Week
TONIGHT • .v
Richmond ball, Fourth avenue
and Clementstreet.- j
- Roan 'hall, Alabama : and : Army '
streets. ■'; •-.»•. '-. ' • •'.<''■'■
American, hall, Twentieth and ,
, ,Capp streets. *.•...,"'...'■.- .'•.. ■ ■■■'"'
Excelsior theater, Mission street
near Ruuta avenue. - .• .
Knl^htn of the Red Branch hall, ;
Mission street near Seventh.';';'
Forty-first district > headquarter*,
',\> Union street near Flllmore.
Fhelps ball, 321 Devisadero street.
Mf*nfe **11. Polk near California. v
Wlllopl . hall, Twenty-fourth and
Castro. . ' " \ ;:": -^ y- ■
Mancel's hall. Twenty-fourth and
■-•■-.' Foist om. .VF; -. '. . 1 ■.':;;K-; .'■'•'".''' •
B'nal B'rlth hall. Eddy near Mason.
Forester* ! hall, I street and Kiev.
"enth avenue. Sunsets \'.
Roberts* hall. Tenth avenue and
M street, Sunset. ' . ■;",■-■";' -';'. •
Lyrfnm theater. Twenty-ninth
' WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Lyric hall, Larfctn near Turk, Ger
man-American mass meeting.
New Era hall, 2121 Market.-
Guadalape hall, 4551 Mission.
Duboce hall, 405 Duboce avenue.
\V>slilnKton ; Square theater,
Powell near, Unions - ,
Church > hall, : Tennessee near
Eighteenth. ,■ /
Graham's hall. Preclta avenue and
.' Alabama street.
South San Francisco opera house.
- Fourteenth and " Railroad ave
nue*.. ..'.■ '- '-- ; .'■ •.," .* -. ■.'.;. /.
Stelmke hall, Octavia near Union.
Franklin ball, Flllmore and Bush.
Indlnnn . and _ Twenty-second
streets. ' ■
Diamond hall. Glen Park.
FRIDAY NIGHT -
Crystal theater, Cortland avenue
near Meultrie. ,' ; ; ■■',■..-';
University, Mound pavilion, San
Bruno and Silllman avenues. ;
Mangers hall, Twenty-fourth and ~
' . Folsom streets. ...
Sarasrtoca hall, 225 Valencia. :
■'■■■\l SATURDAY NIGHT
Swedish-American hall, 2178 Mar
ket, mass meeting; of : Swedish
, Americans. _
Valencia theater, thirty-sixth
district mass meeting:.
McCarthy to Speak at
Five Meetings Today
In \ the open air at Twenty-third
and Illinois Ktreeta.'
. •; TONIGHT , 3,V ? :
Graham* hall. Preoita avenue
and : Alabama utreet. '■''.': ..'
MrHnchm' Twenty-fifth and
; Bryant streets. ■ I . .
Dovenlek's : hall. Twenty-fourth
•-.■ and Church .streets.
Holly Park hall. Hyland street
and Holly Park. \ /
FALL FROM WINDMILL FATAL— Rufnlo':'• d*
; Martini, a,laborer. ■4S year* old. who fell off a
v windmill*at Mission*street* and Nicholas are
. nue Wednesday, died.yesterday-afternoon;• at
; the - German hospital.*■* His ; skull was frac
-.tared.- ■- ■ _ - ' -'• .
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL
LABOR MEN WANT
MORE ROLPH TALK
Besiege Candidate to Increase
Number of Meetings on
James Rolph Jr. spent the greater
part of yesterday with his family
motoring in the park and along: the
boulevard In the afternoon and stay
ing home In the evening.
Accompanied by his young son, he
went to Harbor View yesterday morn-
Ing where he took pleasure in a salt
water plunge. Rolph returned from
Santa Rosa Saturday night and on the
trip accross the bay in the ferryboat
Tamalpais he was given a rousing re
ception by the passengers.
Rolph will address six or seven meet
ings each night this week except Sat
urday, when two big gatherings Will
be held. His supporters in the union
labor districts In the south side of the
city are clamoring for more meetings
in their neighborhood, and next week
will be devoted almost entirely to
answering their requests. Rolph is
determined to wage an active campaign
for the remaining days preceding the
primary election rignt in the heart of
the enemy's territory.
The Rolph meeting this evening in
Knights of the Red Branch hall
promises to be a large one. John E.
McDougald. who is himself a delegate
to the Building Trades council, and a
member of the Marble Cutter's union,
will preside, and the speakers will be
selected from the republican ticket, for
the meeting will be under the auspices
of the Republican county committee.
"Back to the district in which he
was born," the notices of the meeting
Another big gathering for tonight
will be that at American hall. Twen
tieth and Capp streets, under the aus
pices of the Thirty-fifth District James
Rolph Jr. Non-Partisan club. John H.
McCallum will preside at this meeting
and the speakers, in addition to Rolph,
will be Thomas E. Hayden. Frank H.
Gould* and Dr. A. H. Glanninl.
For two reasons the Rolph meeting
tonight at Alabama and Army streets
will be unusual. First, it will be held
in a carriage shed, the largest "hall"
to be secured in the neighborhood. And
while it is in progress McCarthy will
be holding forth to one of his meet
ings within a block at Alabama street
and Precita avenue. Dodgers adver
tising both meetings have been dis
tributed and a test of the candidates'
popularity in that section will be made.
The Rolph club of the thirty-ninth
district, composed principally of union
labor men, will hold a meeting in
Richmond hall tonight. This will be
the third time Rolph has spoken in
that hall, but it is expected that the
meeting will be a banner one. The
second meeting last week was larger
than the first one earlier in the cam
paign and seemed to show that Rolph
has been growing in popularity in the
Richmond district. Both previous
meetings have been overflow affairs, at
which Rolph has been compelled to
make speeches indoors and to the
What is termed a "grand smoker"
will be held by the James Rolph club
of the thirty-eighth, thirty-ninth and
fortieth precincts of the thirty-ninth
district Wednesday evening at 947 Cole
street, near Carl, club headquarters.
Commission Says Missionary's
Writings Contain Nothing
Deserving of Criticism
Word has been received from Rome
that the commission appointed by the
Pope to examine into the qualifications
for canonization of Father Magin Ca
tala, "the holy man of Santa Clara,"
found in the writings of Father Catala
nothing deserving of criticism. Other
questions concerning the missionary
will be taken up now.
The next step will probably be the
examination into the theological and
cardinal virtues of Father Catala.
Father Catala was born in 1761 in
the Montblanco diocese of Terragona.
Spain. At the age of 16 he entered the
order of friars minor and came to
America. For some years he labored
in the missions of Mexico, but in 1794
he came to this state and for 36 years
was stationed at Santa Clara. He de
voted himself with such ardor to the
conversion of Indians that he became
known as the apostle to the Santa
Father Catala's reputation for holi
ness was supported by reports of won
derful prodigies. In the chapel of the
church of Santa Clara there is a cruci
fix for which Christ is said to have
spoken orally to the priest. So re
markable were the exemplifications of
heavenly favor in his name that in 1875
Rev. Joseph Sadoc Alemany, O. P..
archbishop of San Francisco, began the
canonical examination during which
62 witnesses gave sworn evidence re
garding his saintly life and miracles
performed by him during his life and
by his intercession after death.
Father Catala was a Franciscan and
died 81 years ago. He is the first mis
sionary who lived and worked in Cali
fornia to have his name proposed for
LANTERN SLIDES WILL
Alexander Russell's Subject
Will Be Island of Java
Alexander Russell will give an Illus
trated lecture on "Java the Gem of the
East Indies" tonight at the Mission
High school. More than 100 slides will
be shown describing the life of the
natives, their customs and various oc
The country is of Interest not only
to the tourist but also to merchants,
sociologists and scientists in many
fields. Among the features of the lec
ture will be the botanical gardens of
Buitenzorg, the Dutch club and hotel
life, and the Buddhist temple and its
intricate stone carving. The govern
ment and agriculture also will be dwelt
Russell characterizes the country as
"the most fertile, prosperous and beau
tiful island in the world."
The Lurline Ocean Water Baths op
erate a branch tub bath establishment,
comprising B0 tubs, at 2151 Geary street
near Devlsadero street. Perhaps thfs is
more convenient for you.
The main Lurline Baths are at Bush
and Larkin streets.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
TRY TO SWIM GATE
Are Caught by Contrary Tide
When Over Halfway
BERKELEY. Sept. 10.—A valiant ef
fort was made today by five students
of the Berkeley high school to swim
the Golden gate from Fort point to
Lime point, but owing to being caught
in a strong current when over half of
the distance; they were unable to com
plete the feat. All of the boys were
thoroughly exhausted when picked up,
and Otis Marston, who had been missed
by the boat which accompanied the
swimmers, was finally rescued by men
on a government tug who saw his sig
nals of distress.
The boys who made the effort were
George Lindsay, Otis Marston, Phillip
Hodgkln, Willard Mcßlroy and Arthur
Kidder. They were in good condition
for the test, having been in constant
practice for the last two weeks.
The boys were in the water over
an hour before they were picked up.
They entered the water at Lime point
at 12:30 o'clock.
MANY CARRY THEIR
TROUBLES TO POLICE
Seven Weekend Thefts and
After a swim in the Lurllne baths.
Burr W. Sullivan of 2862 Twenty-third
street returned to hl« locker to find
that a sneak thief had decamped with
his clothes and money. Sullivan places
his loss at $70.
On the complaint of Louis Pete, a
mining man. Detective Sergeant George
McMahon yesterday morning arrested
Bernard Detner and charged him with
grand larceny. Pete alleges that the
prisoner picked his pocket of a wallet
containing $240 while he was in Com
mercial street Saturday night. Detner
denies the allegations, and when he
was searched no money was found in
William Hartfelder of Bay Point re
ported to the police yesterday that he
fell asleep in a lodging house In Stan
yan street, and found when he awoke
that he had been robbed of $30 in gold
and a pay check for $32.
William Ruddick. a clerk, living at
55 Thirtieth street, has asked the po
lice to locate a $100 diamond ring,
which was taken from his room Sa
John Guarnaris of 738 Harrison
street reported to the police that a
thief had entered his apartment and
taken $80 In gold from his clothes.
Mrs. P. Quinn of 337 Hearst avenue
reported to the police that on Saturday,
while visiting the Glen park picnic
grounds, she lost a purse containing
$10 in gold.
' ■•"-; .'■'.■":■".':- —• ' • ; ————;■*'■•'■- '■■ -
OUKBOAT TO PATROL CANAL ZONE—Mare
1: ', Island. Sept.' 10. —The gunboat Yorktown sailed
today for San ; Francisco ,in cotnmand of ; Com
* - mander Bertollette. ' The Torktorrn will leare
■ ' for Corinto ] before; the week ■i« orer for duty
as patrol boat In the canal tone. -
DOCTOR GOES TO EUROPE— Vallejo. Sept. i 10.
v - I>r. .; J. % J.-i Hojjan ■> will « leave >* tomorrow f for
;,' Europe, he will remain three year*. ' ,-,
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1911.
SMALL BOY IS SAD;
CIRCUS TO CLOSE
Today Will See Last Perform
ances of Big Three Ring
Ringling Brothers' circus will close
its San Francisco engagement today.
Both shows yesterday were attended
by thousands, the big tent being taxed
to its utmost capacity. According to
the souvenir program, the circus is
bigger and better than ever before, and
this'opinion was concurred in by those
who witnessed the vast army of so
called world famed performers, animal
As far as quality is concerned the
Ringling show has, If anything, a bit
too much, and it is imp6ssible to see
all there is to be seen at one per
formance. With a dozen or more star
acts going on all the time one needs
more than two eyes to take it all in.
A circus would be incomplete with
out performing elephants and downs.
Ringllng Brothers' show has two score
of elephants and 50 clowns. The per
forming troupe of elephants especially
Is well trained and they prove to be
one of the most Interesting features of
the big show. The clowns have many
new stunts to offer and they do not
depend on the oldtime slap stick finale
to tap the fountain of laughter.
Of the feature acts the Flying
Georges, the Bonesetti troupe, Davis
family and the Delno troupe furnish
thrilling excitement. The Ringling
show claims to have the largest trav
eling menagerie in the world, and this
statement would appear to be borne
out by the large circle of cages, con
taining all manner of beasts.
There are the usual side shows, pea
nut butchers, lemonade and popcorn
stands, free shows and the big concert.
SALE OF ODD FRAMED
An opportunity is afforded this
week to secure splendid values in
our cleanup sale of broken lines in
framed pictures. They are all far
underpriced from 25c up.
New designs in three and four fold
art screens are being shown this
week at very moderate prices; spe
cially suited for living and bed
rooms, nurseries and offices.
Many new subjects have just been
added to our collection of small oil
paintings of California landscape.
Their beauty has been highly
praised by eminent artists—very
We do steel die and copper plate
engraving of the finest kind; sam
ples and prices upon request.
The finest gold and silver mounted
fountain pens are the Argonaut. We
are also agents for the Marshall, the
best one dollar fountain pen; and
the Regal, the best $1.50 self-filler
fountain pen. We repair all makes
of fountain pens.
Sole agents for Shaw-Walker fil
ing cabinets and Twinlock loose
leaf systems, office stationery, blank
books, ledgers, etc.
Artists' materials and architects'
Leather and matting suit cases,
traveling bags and trunks.
SANBORN, VAIL & CO.
Wholesale and Retail,
TKS-765 Mlmlob, St.. bet. 3d and 4th.
MEN'S LEAQUE TO HOLD \ \
OPEN MEETING TUESDAY
Program Will Be in the Interest
of Civic Betterment
An open meeting of the men's league
of the First Congregational church h
been arranged for Tuesday evening, Sep.,
tember 12, in the church parlors at Post
and Mason streets, and all men mem
of the several Congregational churches
throughout the city have been invited.
The program will be in the lnterf>?t
of civic betterment, and a number
prominent speakers will make addresses
on subjects of public interest. The meet
ing will open at 8 o'clock and win
informal. The program is as follows:
"Results of Good Government, J. A.
Johnson; "The Municipality's Largest
Charity," Superintendent C. M. Wolien
berg of the relief home; "Civic Better
ment," John Sweeney," and "Our Church s
Interest in the Political Questions of
the Day," Rev. Charles F. Aked.
' 3-DAY SPECIALS
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
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Porcelain fired, natural leaf; reg. 60c^« y
■■■:.' •.- ':-r\\ ■.■-: COFFEE .-.::-■:- *'-■.:* ?*l
Vienna blend; 2 lbs .............. • '••>•»«
: ...'_;•,.:•-•/ EGGS.--- '■'■/ W.
: Fancy cold storage; 2 doz: ....6oc
Colgate's Turkish bath; per t doz .. .'.soc
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Fard, per 1b:.•.......:.... ir>r
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Fleur deLys brand; reg:. 25c .......20°
' ■': -;:~f ■■. •■:.:• MATCHES -. - ..-■
Star; 5c per doz., per gross..... •. .-.•we
I Grand Island Green, can 30c; doz. .*2.00
■■:&p* WHISKEY: '-' ' J t-\-rf
Old Stock Bourbon ; and ; Rye, gal.. 55.00
! bottle .;.................... ■•>• sl-25
| BURGUNDY 1 '.
i Mountain Vineyard; doz.; bots f32K
1 gallon^:.: ....,.*........ . 1... .'• ".SSc.
M. B. & R. CORDIALS
i Green Creme de Menthe, de
Cocoa, Anisette;* bot... .:."..... $1.25
i D. C. L. SCOTCH WHISKEY
I Highland Club; botvr.:v. ;..-.'. .V.vV^SSc
i DE LUZE MEDOC
Case of doz. b0t5;.......:....... ST.on "
Case of 2: doz. b0t5.............. .98.00
I KNORR'S SOUPS
These German soups come in
the most convenient little pack
ages and are - put up under' the
most sanitary conditions possible.
The : parchment rolls, known as
the Yz 1 lb. size, contain enough
material to make .■?. from 6 to 8
plates of delicious, strength-giv
;ing soup. Include one of these
roils in your next order. Pea,
Bean and Lentil varieties—each
20£. ,'-"•'. :\•. -, "
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