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COMMENT AND OPINION
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MAYOR ROLPH. persistently and determinedly doing his duty,
has 'succeeded in forcing- the insurance companies to restore
the rates in force before the fire.
This means a saving to the property owners of this city of
51 .000,000 a year. It certainly pays to have a business man in the
If ]im Rolph wore a mere politician he would be busy rigging
up a personal machine: if he were corrupt he would have been
"seen by interested corporations; if he were personally ambitious
he would be running around making speeches and neglecting his
office. That is not his style, lie stays on the job. He earns, and
more than earns bis salary, lie thinks little.about himself and much
•it his duty and about the city's good.
fim Ralph is a In ing proof of liic sound sense oi electing business
men of experience to <.fVn-o. instead oi politicians ami agitators. If
we were smart enough to learn the lesson he has taught us we
would get tog-ether and elect a whole sjate administration, from top
to bottom, composed of business men. It can be done. It ought to
At the head of that administration it would be a mighty sensible
thing to put some such man as James Rolph. In that case the gov
ernor of the state of California would be found six days i« the week
in the office oi the governor attending to the governor's business.
KING IF.IvDfXAXT) and King Nicholas having both cabled
their perfumed regards and thanks to Mr. Hearst for routing
the Turks- with his trusty jawbone, may now be expected to
resume the march to Constantinople. It's really wxmderful how r the
crowned heads ever managed to get through their difficulties before
.\fr. Hearst was berh to add new terrors to war.
IT'S hard, to say which is the better team, but Editor Tlulaniski of
the Richmond Record-!lerahl has settled any dispute as to who
is tbe best pitcher. He says "'Smoky \oc" Wood used td be his
■ 'devil" m a Colorado print shop and could set type well enough
when there f M no bail game in town. When there was Joseph's
case went dark. Since foseph is a printer the question of premier
•ttled. He's it.
All regularly ordained printers are baseball bugs. The finest
games T ever heard played, were pulled off while the players were
throwing in their cases aftcrnocms. No one was ever known to
make anything less than a three bagger. Sometimes we used to lay
down our handfuis and "iciY" to decide who really was the best liar.
We made a few records hard to beat. I played with an aggre
gation of printers once against some lowly clerks, and those counter
b'Ppers made a score of 63 runs in four innings.
The Red Sox never did anything like that. Neither did we. for
that matter. As f remember it. our score was 9 because some ingeni-
I vpographical error turned it upside down.
i feel right proud of "Smoky Joe" now that I know where he
learned to play ball. Xo wo ider he's at home with the battery and
knows how to slug 'em out.
REPORT has k that the bull moosers arc to put Mrs. Ida
Mackarifle on"the trail of Gertrude Athcrton. Perhaps "train"
would bea be-tter word than "trail" in this connection.
It Mr-. Mackarilie starts on the job no one will disput. her valor,
though, perhaps minus valor's better part. The writer once managed
>hoot dead a grizzly about eleven hundred feet high, as it looked
at the time, and with a mouth that resembled an entire landscape of
and teeth. This deed of derring-do took place at a point
where the only avenues of escape were to tunnel through the bear
in front or to swim the Pacific ocean in the rear.
Under similar embarrassing circumstances, but with Mrs. Alher
:routing her instead oi a bear, I should unhesitatingly advise Mrs.
Mackarilie to take to the water. As a previous precaution I would
advise her to Jose the trail before she finds it.
MARSHALL LILAC X sees no reason why he should resign the
ofiiee of senator. After a hasty glance at some of his col
leagues, I don't either.
WITHOUT exception, so far as I know, the republican news
papers primed in the interior arc urging their readers to vote
• for Wilson. It is an extraordinary campaign, take it as you will. ,
.Xaturallv, these republican journals are not anxious lor demo-m
cralic national I hey hope to see every republican in other j
statts at the polls supporting Taft. Hut they are determined to
rebuke the men who disfranchised them in this state by active, and '
not passive, support oi Mr. Taft - democratic opponent. They will
not condone the political felony which robbed them of their right to
vote as republicans by voting to please the robbers.
The effect of this united action of the republican press is great.
These journals have a powerful collective influence. In their com- |
munities they are respected, and their editors enjoy an intimate, ,
friendly acquaintance with their readers. They talk to their neigh
bors face to face.
All the information coming to hand shows that most of the
disfranchised republicans are of one mind with the republican news
papers. They arc not going to stay home election day; they refuse
to be disfranchised; they are justly indignant: and they mean to
make such another outrage as the one perpetrated on them unlikely
at any future time.
The bull moose bosses who carried through this theft with a
high hand are in a ludicrous state of funk. They see now. as a child
ought to have been able to foresee, that they have simply consolidated
an opposition which was naturally divided—reversing every maxim
of good sense in .war or politics. Their incredible, blundering stu
pidity has come home to them, and they would do anything to restore
to the defrauded republicans their right to vote for the republican
president. The square deal which common honesty should have
ested and did not is now suggested by fear. lint the fear comes
late to undo the miserable rascality.
My judgment, based on information from all quarters, is that
the votes cast by republicans will defeat Mr. Roosevelt in this state!
by a majority not far from U.GOO. South of the Tehachapi the-
Roosevelt electors will have a good majority. North of the Tehachapi
they will be snowed under. One of the heaviest .majorities piled up
against Roosevelt and Johnson will be in Sacramento county, where'
the governor was born and reared and where they know him best.!
J guess that San Francisco will go against Roosevelt by 3,000 to
3,000, while on the other side oi the bay the bull moose will run ahead.
i figure that in the primary the Roosevelt workers got out at
least 60 per cent of their total vote, since they conducted a hard
campaign, with plenty of money to grease the wheels. Unless these
same w"orkcr> can get out a vote for Roosevelt 200 per cent larger
than he received in the presidential primary he will not have even
There are 1.100.000 citizens registered and a total vote of about
800.000 may be expected. Mr. Roosevelt must get over 250.000
more votes next month than he got in the primary. Where are they
to come from? From the ranks of the 200,000 disfranchised Taft
men ? From the democracy' A photograph of either migration to
the bull moose would be worth preserving as a curiosity.
EDI TORIAL PAGE OF THE CALL
Answers to Queriss
DAMASCUS STKKI,-~\v. T. X, Walnut
Creek. What arc iiie pfoii)iaritie,« <>f r>auias«-us
steel? Uas ;uiy oho i<Tf»r discovered the secret
of making this wonderful steel?
Thp characteristics are hardness. J
strength, great elasticity and a beau
tiful variegated surface, flashing with,
prismatic colors at certain angles of 1
light T"he skill of the Damascenes in
the manufacture of steel became
known at the time of the crusades,
but the secrets of their process have
been revealed. l towex-er. Gen
eral Anosuff. a Russian mining engi
neer, try examination and analysis suc
ceeded in making steel of nearly as
tine (|n;*lity as that made at Damascus
ami scarcely distinguishable In appear
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OLD <l.<i THIS - inqim-T. < it.r. la there an
old men.-, bume iv this eltjf that is in need of
If you mean by your inquiry a place
to which you can send east off cloth
ing, you should Bead such to either the
Salvation Army. 1130 Market street, or
the Volunteers of America, 3 City Hall
KILOWATT N. N , pitj. VVliat 1| the exact
A kilowatt Is ■■> unit of electrical
power equal ' n MM>O watts, especially
applied to the output of dyttarooo.
Electric power is usually expressed in
Kilowatts: as tie watt, is equal to 1-7 it>
horsepower, the kilowatt equals
1000-745. or 1.34 horsepower.
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ABSTAINING KTt(»M MKAT-IT. 8., Tity.
Wbe -ujiv the Brat p«*p# to order ktstaiatag from
[Beat on Kridny?
Pope Nicholas, in power from kit to
S*i7. Xi oin the dawn of Christianity
Friday has born sit>nalb'.ed as an ab
stinence day in order to do homage to
the memory of Christ suffering and dy
ing on that day.
.ii i.rsmui; ii c. «'.. Ticks. in whs* yett
did tbe hxliasa bern Juleabsrs. N< H.. and how
nuiii.v panena were kiii^d''
There is no Julesburg. Neb., but there
is a Julesburp-, Colo., where (hare was
an attack by 1.r.00 Indians. Nineteen
soldiers and others were killed and the
Indians were defeated.
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pocs- W. ''■ a.. City. Why la l( tbal toga
tarn aqnam*! three or four times hi i spot before
This has survived in the domesticated
d«k from savage ancestry. It then
served* to break down tall grass to
make a bed for the animal.
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WHKUK BUILT— IwjotsHlre, City. When ami
where won' tin- steamers Philadelphia nncl New
York of tbe American line built.
The Philadelphia in Belfast is 1901
and the X' v V >rk in Clydebank;. Scot
land 111 O V
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PAYING DEBTS—Subaeriber, Coast rj Town.
]> their :Hl\ >■>:!> ili.lt it IIIHII OKI! Itoni'Mlr '
get ..hi of deW without being attached or going
throoga Lmnkraptej ?
.Yefj by settling' with his creditors,
as fast as he pets money t<. meet
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PAINTINO <in GURSS—Subscriber. Huutinc
tun. Ore. H'V.v caa I team piiititliiK on glas><, as
on photograph' 6 B*S»tl-»aaf?
Dealers in art goods can procure
for you hooks that teach that art.
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ruvvi.it; Reader, Apptegeta I» Fowler,
th« aviator. Bt 111 llvlafl
DAY Or A WEBS 11. c. ( Vnkr. What
day o* the week did October IT, IMS, f.-ill h1
"Typographical errors are the baas
of all writers," said Kobert W. Cham
bers, the novelist. "I have never -had
vary bad ones myself—nothing like the
one I or.t c saw in the famous line—
" 'There were ruses strewn in my
path like mad.'
'This the typesetter turned to—
"'Tbeii! we raj roses strewn in my
path like mini.'
"The ether day Mr. Roosevelt was !
advoeatinK the purity of the ballot'— j
he'd sacrifice himself to bring about
'the purity of the ballot.' Rut In my I
paper the typesetter made it read 'the
purity of the ballet;'
"I did once suffer myself—pot in a
book, in a speech. 1 was addressing
a Scottish literary society, and 1 began
with the words, "Rrither Scots!'
"But the typesetter made me ha*
" Brither Sols!' "
sOits of Humor
Knotty Schedule X
William J. Battison, a wool expert '
of Boston, smiled at an argument over
"The trouble is." he said, "that these
| disputants don't understand the
! American sheep industry. They remind
me of Smithson's.
"Smithson's—that, isn't, their right
name—are a Boston bank, and last
year they financed, a sheep ranch In
"Tho manager of the ranch was com
pelled to wire Smithson's in the spring:
" 'Lambing begins next month. If
drouth continues will result in total
"Smithson wired back to the mana
"'Postpone lambing till further
Kate Douglas Wiggin talked about
the harsh criticisms of her last play
that she had received at the London
"But then, you know," she said, "so
many critics are just disgruntled,
spiteful poisons who have failed. Fail
ures themselves, they try to make
failures of everyone else."'
Mrs. Wiggln added:
"In climbing Hie ladder of success,
the greatest danger is from those Dom
As to Proposing
Gibbs-—Here's a long article on "How
to Pop the Question."
Dibbs—Rubbish! When the question
gets ripe it will pop itself.—Boston
Conductor-— You II have to pay for
that child, mum.
Fare—lndeed, I won't, young man! I
never 'aye yet, and I ain't a-goin' to
begin now!— London Punch.
A Fixed Habit
.Smith—"lias your son any fixed habit
that worries you as to his future?"
Jones—"Yes; he fights about 10 rounds
every morning with the alarm clock.""—
Judges have some ideas of justice
after all. One of them up in Massa
chusetts has sentenced a bigamist to
support both hi* wives.—Nashville
Adding to His Troubles
The rebels trj Mexico have again
taken flight, adding still more to the
moving picture man's burden. —Wash-
Howell —Why don't you run for of
Powell—lt T did. I would have to
walk hack.—Washington -s;B||M
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A Desperate Woman .-.'.■
.a ucspcrate-\v oiiictii,
The New York woman who eloped
with j| an > h-ernan • resorted to i desperate j
means 3UOJ reduce the cost of living.—
Leap Year Persiflage
Mrs. Youngbride —-I never told you
how my husband proposed to me. did * ?
Mrs. Uyval—No; did he propose to
you?— Boston J Trans' ript. . ■
.' Severe Punishment
"What punishment did that defaulting
banker get?" "1 understand his lawyer
charged him $40,000. —Louisville Cour
Worse Than That
"You intimate that he robs Peter to
"Dear man, it's worse than that! Tie
robs Peter to pay Pauline."—Judge.
.';A,:,\ The Very Idea
f *"Wi'.| you go riding with me?"
"I should say not. Exhibit my I>L3
gown in your old 1911 car?"— Loui- i
Hville Courier-Journal. •", ' "': I
.*- -■ -?-.*.'. . ..:..." ;' :.;-. .' -a
Author of "At Good Old Slwash."
WILLTAM PENN. the stubbornest
and most peaceable man in his
tory, was born October 14, 1644,
in huiim.ii. lie was the son of Admiral
Perm and euuid With his wealth and
social pull have easily become the
James Ilazcn Hyde of Great Britain.
Instead h« f,,lt in with a traveling
preacher at Oxford and became a
Quaker at the age of 18.
At that time .Quakers were very lit
tle more popular in England than nerv
ous dogs uro in July in this country.
Quakerism was treated as a disease
and the patients were Hogged, im
prisoned and trimmed about the ears
until they recovered or died? which was
held to* he just as desirable. When the
proud admiral saw his talented son re
turning home with a two acre hat and
plain clothes he pasted no time in
mourning, but kicked him out of the
house and 'ailed up the poundrnaster
From that time on young William
spent much of his time in jail and be
came a connoisseur on straw beds and
stale, bread. IJe continued heing a
Quaker with great seal and while in
prison always wrote enough to keep
him busy preaching until his next sen
tence. In his twenty-eighth year he
wooed and won Maria Springett and
lingered at her sidu with great devo
tion, leaving her only occasionally to
servo 1 a workhouse sentence for advo
cating peace, friendship, toleration,
honesty and other heresies.
Having married, however, Perm found
that his prison sentences were inter
fering with the household work. Maria
frequently having to wait supper for
three months for him. He, therefore,
accepted a grant or land in America
(Copyright, 1912. by George Matthew Adams)
PERSONS IN THE NEWS
C. H. OWENS, a real estate operator of Ixyli;
('. !•'. WSther, • fruit grower and packer of
Selma; Joseph ISainos, proprietor of a garage
at Xl Verano, and J. W. Hawkins, a con
tractor and builder of Dunsnoiiir. make up a
group of recent arrivals at the Argonaut.
HALEY FISKE. vice, president of the Metro
politan Life Insurance company, has wired for
rooms for hlmatllf ami party at the Fairmont.
Kiske is on an inspection, trip and will arrive
JOHN DORAN, a lnisim-.-s man of Spokane, is
al the Si. Francis with Mrs. Poran. T bey
are on a honeymoon trip.
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BR, ERNEST PAING of Santa Cruz and J. V.
Stewart, ;i lumberman of Portland,, are guests,
at the Union Oqnare,
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J. ASFIRALL BOARDMAN. a tailor nf London,
is ac the Sr. 1 taneis with Mrs. Bonrdnian and
P. W. Beardinuii.
D, P. N. LITTLE, president of the I'oion Iron!
works of b>» Ancelc*. is at the Palace with
■X- ■)? is-
CLARENCE ELDRIDGE. a stock , broker of
i:.i!-ten. is spending a few days at the St.
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NORMAN E. CHURCH, a manufacturers' asent
of l.os Angeles, ia staying at the >t. Francis.
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i JOHN F. LOWREY. a ci-«r manufacturer of
Tampa, is .-ponding a few days at the .Main.
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j DR. R. T. RICHTER of Vienna is making the
St. Traneis Ins home during bis staj here,
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COUNT FAMES MINOTTO and Hugo Schmidt of
Berlin hare apartments mi the Fairmont.
I ARTHUR P. MEAGHER, a customs broker of i
St. l/mis, is registered atfeie.Stewart.
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iH. R. LAWLIN, a prominent broker and capi
talist of Chicago, is at the Bellevue.
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IL, 'F. STEEN, a era in and produce merchant,
is at the Bellente from Stoektou.
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'W. L. WcLAINX, an oil operator of Lost Hills,
is. registered at the Stewart.
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GIORGIO GALCK «.f .Milan isj slaying at the St.
| By the POET PHILOSOPHER^
IT'S exhausting to be joyous when
the straw vote fiends annoy us.
when they pass the h*t for ballots
in their dippy, dizzy way: It »« »»«"■
to look seraphic o'er this idiotic traffic,
when we'd like to take a bludgeon or
an ax. and slay, and slay! It is " ar
to keep on beaming when the girl ne.
door is screaming some old stale, moth
eaten ballad of the Injun maiden kind.
hard it is to be pretending that t»e
melody heart rending Is a solace to
your spirit, a refreshment to your
mind. It is hard to keep on grmninfe
in a fashion glad and winning when
the tall distinguished stranger you *o
admitted to your home proves to be a
base, designing agent who begins
a-whining of his starving *#rtf« *V*
parents and his "History of Rome.' A...
the strain on us is frightful when we
smile and cry "Delightful:" at the com
ing of some kindred whose arrival s il
surprise; oh. we thing their visit nervy.
for the housf is topsy-turvey. and the
shacks already crowded, and the lar
ders short of pies. We are most heroic
mortals! Every day man smiles and
chortles when he's full of gall and
wormwood and would like to wail a
few; every day when he'd be weeping
If he had his way he's keeping up a
front serene, undaunted, crying cocka-
gsaM| MaMsssVW AalsaW
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Mrs. Greeley's Mistake
Congressman Amos Cummlngs tells
the following .story about an experi
ence he once had with Horace Greeley.
"One day I went out to see Greeley
at Chappaqua. The old gentleman saw
me coming as he stood looking out of
the window and opened the door him
" 'Come in here, Amos,' he said, as he
led me into the parlor.
"I followed him into the room, and,
as I was going to remafh only a minute,
I laid my hat, gloves and cane upon a
center table. Greeley and I had just
immersed ourselves in a talk when Mrs.
Greeley swept into the room. The mo
ment she entered her eyes fell indig
nantly upon my hat, gloves and cane
on the table. Without a word she
swooped upon the outfit like a hawk
and threw them out of tho window.
Then she left the room, without pausing
for speech, as one who had taught some
body that the hall was the place tor
such things. I was' inclined to get a
trifle warm, but Greeley stretched out
his hands in a deprecatory way and
cheered me with the remark, 'Never
piind, Amos, she thought they were
mine.' " —Lippincott's.
"To keep Its politicians from stealing
from his friends in court who 10-red
him particularly at a distance and
founded the colony of Pennsylvania.
He was absolute ruler of this colony,
but took great pleasure in framing a
set of laws allowing colonists to gov
ern themselves and worship as they
pleased. For many years lie traveled
between Pennsylvania and England us
ing a jail as a hotel in the latter coun
try and wearing his hat with inde
fatigable eloquence and determination
before kings, potentates and judges.
Perm died in 1718, leaving his colony
in-a highly prosperous condition and his
name is still revered as a man who al
ways thought of himself last and stuck
to prinsciple with a blind disregard of
consequences. Unfortunately he left
i'e.w descendants in Pennsylvania, and
Philadelphia, which he founded, has had
to put his statue 550 feet above the
streets to keep politicians from stealing
GEORGE E. EIGHTY, a wholesale grocer of
Waterloo, la., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Stewart. Lie lit v is the father of Mrs. Stew
art, who recently married the proprietor of
the hotel iv Geary street that bears his name.
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CHARLES H. LAMBERT, a bosisesi man of
Willow*; Cbarica V. Fury, an attorney of
I'etaluni.i, ami John T. Itonnlm*, a business
man of Chico, are guests at the Manx.
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J. W. FITZGERALD, general freight and pas
senger agent of the Southern Pacific in Prms
uiuir, is staying at the Stewart.
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WILLIAM H. PICKENS, who financed an a via
tion uiect here recently, is registered at the
St. Francis from Chicago.
Mr. Mooty .Spray has returned from
a week's visit f Cincinnati He says
his only regret is that he didn't have
relatives enough V stay longer. Th'
woman w+io her baby a "kid"
alius thews gum at th' the-atcr.
OCTOBER 14, IQI2 I
str c c t
end of the day.
The incident that will tickle the tirfil
business man in sroi'; -3 is
brought out for discuss;-.:- on train an !
ferry boat and is worked •
under the lampshades of a tho
self to any influence that promisi
tickle his risibles. Tt would I
fectly safe to bet heavily on tie ]
The effect of hearing a really good;
story is to create a desire in the list
ener to repeat it. This desire is uni
versal, and this fact is hereby offered
in extenuation of anything appearing
in this column that hears evidence of
having been filched from beneath some
spreading chestnut tree. It was he
cause of this repeating quality,
which every story is automatically en
dowed, that California street and th«
commuter brigade are still laughing at
the latest rift in the relations of Jim
Botts and Frank Bond, the Damon
and Pythias of the marine paint trade.
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Botts and Bond represent rival pain:
products, and each, for his own prot.e. -
tion, has to keep in close touch with
the other's movements. As a. tie !<•
promote brotherhood this may seetn ;
strange bond, but, belfeve me, it keep.
Botts in Bond's mind all the time, an>!
Bott's brain has a special cell for th
consideration of Bond and his activi
ties. Bond can tell you where Botts
Is at any hour of the working day,
and if at any time Eotts appears rest
less you may know by that sign that
he has lost track of Bond for the
Each had a ship on the Hunters point
drydock the other day. Botts was
watching Bond's tpaint being laid o*,
and Bond had eye on the ship that was
being protected against barnacles by
the product for which Bott3 is cham
"How is it," inquired Bond o£ the
foreman, "that your mqn are so care
ful to see that Botts' paint and seat
are all carefully stowed away? I ha\e
to kick all the time to have them look
out for my stuff."
"I'll tell you. Mr. Bond." The fore
man drew him to one side. "Mr. Botts
is pretty liberal with the men* He
goes among 'em and jollies 'em along,
an' he ain't backward about settm'
up once in a while. Paintin*a dry'
work. Particularly on warm days."
Now, it doesn't require a convulsion
of nature to arouse Bond to atten
tion. That afternoon, before he board
ed his launch for the city, he called
the foreman. Perhaps to prevent Botts
from hearing, he made the communica
tion in a whisper.
"I just lef $2.5f> up at the corner,"
ho told the 1.-eman. "Tell the boys
to go up thero when they're through
and get a bottlo of beer apiece."
Botts dropped in "at the corner** Just
as the bar tender was distributing the
Bond largess. Botts is just as quick aa
Bond to seize an opportnntty.
"L r-uppose the Jjoys know whe this
is on?" ho asked the bar tender.
The bar tender also was quick.
"Sure they do, Mr. Botts. Mr. Botts'
"You're all right. Mr. Botts." This
from the painters.
Did Mr. Botts say: "No, boys, you
have made a mistake. This refresh
ment was paiil for by Mr. Bond?" lie
did not. 110 grinned a cordial, hos
pitable smile, waved hi 3 hand, and
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The Santa Fe ferry steamer San
Pedro, newest and smartest of the rail
road navy, has the loudest whistle of
all the steam vessels on the bay. 7t
is a deepthroated affair with a lunsr
capacity limited only by the ability
of the boilers to generate steam. Tin
men in the San I'edro's pilot bouse are ■
proud of this whistle. Every time tl i
steamer lea'>es for Richmond its inteV-ir*
tion is heralded by a loud, long blast
on this horn of bras::.
As a means oT attracting attention
to the San Pedro be Whistle is an
overwhelming bu to Its over-.
whelming qualities, boweyer, thai
navigators of c>t%er vessels •/ojcri.
When the San Pedro blows, the tower
of the ferry building quivers; a.ivi even
the chorus pi the hotel runners It s-.i'o
niPi'gfil. Other ferries leave ~ the
same tune ais tin' San Pedro. THey all
blow departure whi it on a mod
es) scale. These <- : •■ r pilots pr*t<
that the San Pedro blast so tills tin
air that their signals to passing vessels
aie el no a\aii for the reason that
there isn't ;t whist the hay t i
I'iin be -heard when ; i Pedro is
To the man who likes noise the San
Pedro's whistle is a glorious creation.
To the man in the San Pedro's pilot
house it is what a new hat is to a •
woman or a "doll-an-a-<imu-t«-i-' base
ball is to a small boy. To the pilots
of other boats, however, the Sat) Pe
dto's whistle is h menace t" navigation.
Which shows that even a new whistle
won't please everybody.
Kditor—Have you submitted HrW
,poem anywhere else.' ™
Kditor—Then Where did you get thst
black eye?— Satire.