Jurist Says They Can Notj
Withstand Strain of Argu
ing Cases in Courtroom j
"Whea male and female minds
clam in the courtroom the woman
too emotional to cope with criminal
cae-«e. and. in fact, I doubt whether
\. ■> '• :!. as a rule, can ever argue a
ia- ■> in court successfully."
xX'Tnes "2 j
v.nnen students in his college, and in
making his trenchant observation on
t:ie adaptability of the sex to the law I
" * believe," Professor Jones ex
piated, "that women should take up
property law and probate cases. Their
mental capabilities are such as to en
able them better to arbitrate cases
in their offices than to decide justice
~»t ■ . e\ • ...
Nor is that a serious restriction.
The noted lawyers of San Francisco
today, you will observe, seldom or
never appear ip court. They settle
their cases outside. Why should not
women follow in their footsteps?
Why should not they, as attorneys at
"Tlie women in tlie college now
seem to be majoring or specializing
in documentary work: in the writing
of briefs and affidavits. They should
aim to be as valuable as possible to a
barrister or a judge. There is need
for such service. Briefs written by
men tody are usually slipshod and
careless, badly reasoned and feebly
lanpuaged. Women want to establish
public confidence in themselves to
succeed in law, just as in medicine
they must show what they cau do to
"They have a hard experience he
fore them. They surely have their
place in law if they can rind it, but I
peramentally fitted ; -- to clash 6 with
take up law. Miss Marguerite Ogden,
daughter of Judge F. B. Ogden of j
Oakland, was a brilliant student in I
giving up theatrical and literary work
A.iss Ida Trask. daughter of a for
mer superior judge of Lo6 Angeles, is
fi l:.w student in the university. Miss
Italia de Jarnette, champion fencer of
the two universities of the state, has
graluated in law and will take her
degree of doctor of jurisprudence in
May, 1914. Miss Esto Broughton of
Modesto is another advanced law stu
dent. Miss Ruth Cleveland, whose
father was a pioneer editor of Cali
fornia, will receive her doctor s de
gree in law in 1915.
The young women naturally do not
believe they will be unequal to men
in the arena. They believe study will
Tlains it. "to understand law and to |
be a good lawyer means to dig and to j
dig all the time. One has no time for I
*orial diversions nor for other such j
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S. S. CONGRESS THURSDAY
The Pacific Coast Steamship com
pany's new liner Congress, latest ad
dition to the company's fleet, and the
largest steamer engaged in the coast
wise passenger trade,, will be open for
public inspection Tuesday from noon
until 4 o'clock p. m. A large number
of invitations have been sent out.
There will be music during the recep
tion, and the guests will be given an
O'CONNOR., MOFFATT @b CO.
Make Your Halloween Party
Jus a Little Different This Year
Put that touch of tbe artistic and the novel into the decora
tions and favors which will make your friends exclaim with
d surprised pleasure and admire your inventive taste.
We Have the Latest Halloween
Table Decorations and Party Favors
Which Will Accomplish This
In the Art Needlework Department, Third Floor.
Decorated Crape Paper in orange, white and black figures of
Paper Napkins with similar decorations, per package of 18
. ; Paper Table Cloths with same designs, 25<*.
Paper Plates to match, per dozen, 3©£ and 40c'.
Napkin Bonbons, per dozen. 75c.
Autumn Leaves and Vines, 2G<? ;.n<! 250.
Ice Cases—Pumpkin, cat and -kull designs; also candy recep
tacles, same figures, each 5c 1 t.o 15<*.
Small Comic Figures, each 5?.
Small Candy Boxes, each 100.
In the Stationery Department, Main Floor.
i Witches, etc. —in fact everything to give a mystic, novel, artistic
joyt^y,yy • Post St. Near Kearny
Entrance J *
MOVING DAY FOR 3 BACHELOR GIRLS
WHO DODGED CUPID AFTER 6 GAVE UP
' their grips
Mameda Teacher's Club Dis
integrated by Love God No
Longer Holds Survivors
Hunt and Bessie Williams are the j
luveiiioof ma'dens who had to go a- 1
house hunting when Clarence E. j
wick too Miss Sadie Holmes as a j
So they lingerlngly tucked their J
dainty belongings into their valises I
and decamped for other quarters.
club would be disintegrated by Cupid.
There was not a glimmer of a dia
mond on the fateful left finger of any j
of the young women then, but now
there are only three fingers still un
But their friends believe that the
bistoi» of Tr! Sigma is not yet com
plete. The last three chapters are J
yet to be written, and from all ap- j
pearances it seems highly probable 1
that those interested in this book of !
romances wiil not be kept long wait
tog for the triple conclusion.
Tries to Have Niece
Deported to Austria
wanted her deported to her former i
home in Austria and asked that she j
be taken to the immigration station
on Anst! island for detention. The
natter was disposed of by Immigra- i
tion Inspector John Robinson, who ]
said there was no valid reason for her j
deportation and ordered her released, j
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY. OCTOBER 13, 1913.
AT BLACK POINT
30.000 People Turn Out to
j Welcome Great Explorer
and His Caravel
Booming of minute guns from Fort
| Mason yesterday afternoon announced !
that Christopher Columbus in tliei
j Santa Maria was approaching Black
| point cove, and soon after the great(
I explorer landed, faced a battery of j
moving picture machines and then j
j received a greeting to the city by [
(supervisor Haniel Murphy. This was j
the climax of tlie Columbus day cele- j
} bration, to see which som; 30,000}
who accompanied him was portrayed j
Iby Father F. 3. dc Martini. The cele
bration was under the auspices of the!
Knights of Columbus and the San j
Francisco Recreation league. Judge !
Thomas F. Graham was chairman and !
James Edward Rogers secretary of a J
committee appointed by the mayor. j
When Columbus landed, a group of i
I Indians ran out to the shore to wel- I
come the visitors. Among the mdi
j vidual participants in the aquatic i
j parade were Robinson Crusoe and Ills!
i man Friday on a raft, and a 40 foot j
j swan boat, representing a scene from '
I "Lohengrin."' A gay flotilla of deco
rated boats of all kinds sailed into
the cove after Columbus.
John J O'Toole and Emmanuel
I Maggio were among the speakers of
' the day The municipal band fur-
I nished the principal music, although j
| there were mandoMns and guitars ln j
In Fight Is Dead
Patrick Toohig. a stevedore, wno i
! was -nabbed last week in a tight at i
hhrrd and Tehama streets, died early J
'■ today at Jthe Trinity hospital. George I
Ken-tat, a laborer, identified by Too-
Ihig on his deathbed as his assailant,
was charged with murder by the po- I
lice. James Cavanaugh, another la
| borer, who was involved in the quar
rel, lias been held as a witness. He]
' will be one of the prosecution's j
'. standbys when the trial of Ferrist j
' opens. Toohig was stabbed by Fer- j
j rist after a trivial argument.
Legal Advisers Sued;
Charge Plot in Deal!
Charges that Joseph Slye, attorney,
■ and Ij. iH. Condon, notary public, at
tempted to defraud Julia A. Roberts
, and Joseph G. Roberts in connection
with a property deal, are contained in
a suit for $7,000 damages, filed
In the superior court by Attorney
Harold I. <'ruzan. The plaintiffs as
j sert they consulted Slye and (london
: and were advised to deed the prop- I
! erty to Slye and Condon, who would
arrange for the payment of certain
| mortgages on the property, which is
; situated in Yisitacion valley, and the
: defendants then foreclosed on the.
5 Per Cent Tariff
Rebate Is Suspended
< oneeior J. oavis jiks reeeiveu a
telegram from the treasury depart
i ment in Washington directing him to
' discontinue allowing a 5 per cent re
! bate on goods imported to the United
States in vessels of the United States
registry. Tlie nresident has suspended
j the new tariff clause, which provided
| that al) goods carried in vessels of
1 American bottoms should have this
Two Baby Girls Are
Drowned in Barrel!
j Returning to the house after a few
j in tlie garden, where
she had been digging potatoes for
•-" I'P'-r. Mrs. Merman Ostramier. who
; lives 12 miles south of M-rmarth. ft.
] D-, found "Mm by side In the rain •
barrel tbe iifeless forms ot hei twd-i
Of Welma Halsted
Papa Wires Approval of Girl's,
Marriage to Partner in
Twice has Miss WeltM Halsted 1
eloped and been married within tbe j
last two years. In 1911 she ran j
count of the tender age of the bride. I
father, William A. Halsted, of the j
undertaking firm of Halsted & Co. j
The parental blessing was promptly ]
Doctor Bliss was a Santa Crua den- 1
tist, and this year married Miss Janet j
Painter of Alameda at a church wed- ,
ding where Miss Halsted was an in- i
terested spectator. Young Staffier;
was associated with Miss Halsted's '
father in business. Mrs. gtaffler was
I men her of the 1914 class at Stan- ;
ford. She belonged to the Kappa j
Kappa Gamma sorority.
GIRL, 12, SWIMS
THE GOLDEN GATE
"Babe" Wright Crosses Chan
nel in 35:40 and Mother
Nell Schmidt 42 mm.
Walter Pomeroy.. 24 mm. 55 4-5 sec.
Mrs. Myrtle Wright 33 mm j
Myrtle ("Babe") Wright |
35 mm. 40 sec.
Myrtle "Babe Wright, 11' years old,
made many adults who think they are
good swimmers envious jesterday
when she swam the Golden gate in
Z.i minutes and -10 seconds.
It was the first time an "infant"
ever dared Jump from the seawall at
old Fort point and plunge out toward
the bleak rocks of Lime point. The
girl never was in distress, although
she had to fight the tide for lo
Her mother. Mrs. Myrtle Wright,
took the water with the little girl
at noontime in the presence of a
large crowd. The time in which she
negotiated the pass is the best ever
made by a woman swimmer.
And Saves Wallpt!
Clutched by the throat and dragged j
Into a vacant lot at Paclflc and I>u
pont streets by two men early this
morning, John Jlmenz, living at 1209
Stockton street, fought heroically
with the highwaymen and succeeded j
in saving his wallet. Jimens, after
punching the two men off, cried for
help and the thugs beat a hasty re- I
treat. Jlmoiiz has furnished the po
lice with a good description of the I
MYSTIC SHRINE TEMPLES
TO HONOR PORTOLA COURT
Combined patrols from the four
Temples of the Mystic Shrine of the
stiite will pay their respects to the:
king and queen of Portola when court
if; being held in the Coliseum. This !
Shriners' company is on a "Hands I
around the state tour" and is headed '
by a band of 120 pieces. Concerts will
be g!"en In Pavilion rink October :
ei-i trip next spring, aud the band'
will appear la the Portola p.iii.de *
BOISE TO BAY
Colonel Place Says Prelimi-j
nary Estimates of Busi
ness Are Surpassed
Colonel E. U. Place of Winnemueca,
who has had charge or the survey of
the proposed railroad to connect Boise
witii San Francisco via Winnemueca,
Is in San Francisco. Colonel Place
says that the survey of the road, the
advantages of which to San Francisco
were described In The Call in the
"Not only was a survey of the route
made, but a traffic survey was also
prepared. Showing the tonnage which
is now ready to be shipped out of the
territory," said the railroad man, "and
we found that our preliminary esti
mates in that matter were far below
the actual figures. The road can be
constructed on a 1 per cent grade
from Winnemueca to Boise, and there
will be few engineering problems to
be solved. We are confident that when
tlie row) is built it Will pay from the
tCarl; tl'is week a party of Boise
capitalists will leave Boise and make
an automobile tour over the route,
reaching Winnemueca Saturday, it
Timothy L Woodruff
Dies of Paralysis^
nfw york, Oct. 13. —Timothy L. j
Woodruff, former lieutenant governor
having been stricken with paralysis '
while addressing a fusion party rally j
EOOKS OPENED TO CITY
Aaatetant Htv Attorney Jesse Btoln- |
hart has notified the supervisors |
that the Pacific Oaa and Electric com- j
pany had agreed to allow the city's
expert, 11. Itand<ill Kills, access to its
hooks and other data necessary in
meeting tlie company's suit to enjoin
the city from enforcing the reduction
of rates made at the beginning of tlie
"ELLEN SEEMS HAPPY"
"Not Much Wonder! She Just
Bought a Suit at Cherry's
•'Poor little thing! You'd feel hap
sain* old shiny blue serge for a year, j
and suddenly found a way to buy a I
spick-and-span new Suit without de- j
pleting your p*rs«." j
about It: Perhaps it will help me, i
for this •Clothes Question' is the bane !
"Of course, you know all the trou
ble •••.lien's family has had lately. She |
was netaally so shabby that she |
hated to go to work. But one of the ;
girls told her about Cherry's, so up j
"Ell< n simply went into raptures j
over the pretty things, and finally
decided on a Hhepherd Plaid mixture,
as combining the most style and I
practicability. She simply paid a
small deposit down and took the j
Suit home. Now she pays the Bal- I
ance In Hasy Monthly Installments. !
She's SO sorry she didn't know about :
"That dees sound good. What's,
Cherry's number? Oh, yes. I know —
100S< Market street, or IMOO Mission'
stmt. They have t w<> stores here. ;
you knot and one lv Oakland.—AU-i
I iatemetit, I
DE GOGORZA STILL
Marvelous Vocalist Thrills
Audience With Masterly
From the smooth, melodic Bow of J
Mozart to the staccato sarcasm off
Berlioz is a far cry, but yesterday al
the Scottish Rite auditorium it was j
compassed by the peerless Emilio de !
He seems, more than ever, to oc- j
cupy a solitary niche the hearts!
cf the concert going public He
thrills the musically uneducated with j
the Singular purity and warmth of i
his lower voice, which, by the way,
has taken on new virility and reso- j
nance since his last visit here.
lie is the delight and despair of the
educated sin are r, the vocal teacher, the
violin student They lean forward
and stop breathing as his Indescrib
able phrasing in the softer passages
of "I.v Partida" floats from the stage.
In the i'trst group of songs De Go
gorza revealed his mastery of bel
canto in the Mozart "Serenade." Fol
lowing immediately came the Gluek
recitative and aria from "Iphigenie, en
Tauride." in which the barytone dis
played to good advantage his great
gift of dramatic expression—possibly
more than a gift, it comes from the
blending of a musicianly brain and a
Latin temperament. Even in Gogorza's
big moments there still seemed to be
a reserve force of emotional power at
SCHI'M \ >>'S "WBDMI'Mi" THIIII.I.S
The "Feldeinsamkelt" of Brahms
proved uninteresting. "Eockruf" was
exquisitely phrased and gave ample
evidence of the singer's perfect
breatli control. We had the first
thrill of the afternoon in Schumann's
"Wldmung," and forced the singer to
With Hue's ".T'ai pleure en reve"
Gogorza reached his zenith of pure
tone production; into this saddest of
melodies he dropped a sincere cry of
Blithely he gave us the quaint in
tervals of the "Mandoline" of De
bussy, a song full of difficult technical
passages, but poured forth with any
effort there may have been concealed
by consummate artistry. Here again
th" Gogorza phrasing was pre-emi
The version of "Sally in Our Alley"
was an unfamiliar one, and betrayed
a slight lack of resonance in the
upper tones. Gogorza seemed a bit
nervous in the beginning of "The
Lmt Chord." but built up a tremen
dous climax in the closing phrases
and fairly shook the seats with the
thrill of his upper "G." He sang
Tour's "Mother of Mine" as an encore.
••!,\ 1' VHTin t" A MASTEHI'IEt IB
Gogorza was not at his best in the
negro folksong, "TJHhcle Borne." The
meaning of the lyric was clouded in
his somewhat Indistinct enunciation.
But the Partida" of Alvarez was
rendered with such mastery of inter
pretation that it is to be regretted
that more of the song literature of
sunny Andalusia was not represented
on the program.
Gogorza gave a rare bit of char
acterization in the Berlioz serenade of
Mephistopheles—one heard, in fancy,
the dry crackling of infernal fires
intoned in the sarcastic bark of his
cloven hoofed majesty.
Henri Gilles, the assisting artist,
said to be only 20 years of age. han
dled the accompaniments in capable
Gogorza's second concert will he
given at Scottish Rite auditorium
D. N. &. £. WALTER. & CO.^^^-""" :
T fls RUG EVENT
OF THE YEAR
LAST WEEK WE ANNOUNCED A SALE OF FRENCH AND
ROYAL WILTpN RUGS OF ALL SIZES AND DESIGNS AT
MUCH LESS THAN THE ESTABLISHED PRICES
THE RESPONSE, even toward the end of the week, was so great that we
have decided to extend this opportunity for several days.
In short, this is a sale of America's finest and most recently designed rugs.
They are noted for their wonderful durability—are made from the best carpet
wools obtainable anywhere and are splendid investments at the prices offered.
ROYAL WILTON RUGS FRENCH WILTON RUGS
Size. Reg. Kale. Size. Beg. Sale. ]
4:6x7:6 $18.25 315.50 -1:0x7:6- $24.00 $20.50
6 x 9 30.00 25.50 6 x 9 42.50 36.00
8:3x10:6 45.00 38.25 8:3x10:6 62.50 53.00
9 xl 2 50.00 42.50 9 x 9' 57.50 48.50
9 xl 4 67.00 55.50 9 x! 2 67.50 57.50
10:6x10:6 60.00 51.00 9 xls 95 80.00
10:6x12 70.00 59.50 10:6x12 SO.OO
10:6x13:6 77.50 65.50 10:6x13:6 1' 87.50
10:6x14 82.50 70.00 10:6x14 110.00 87.50
11:3x15 87.50 74.50 11:3x15 120.00 97.50
Smaller sizes at like reductions.
OUR $5 SPECIAL V^i^g B^
WOOL BLANKET t
Exceeds anything yet offered at anywhere near the r*^^V^
same figure. It's sold regularly at $7. *
There are other blankets, all specially priced, all <JmW
exceptional values—some as low as $3 a pan— " . - * *
others at $3.95, $6, $7.45, $8, $9 and $10. < z Sjjjr '
IRISH POINT V
V TiMMTunv/ LACE CURTAINS—IMPORTED
\, 15 on sale- m We have just received 850 pairs, beautiful in de
s-S -f/ M s i&' n » perfect in workmanship—and at such a low
price. And they are in the popular beige tone.
qJXM Such great values as we now offer at $3, $4, $5
c/m and $6 a pair and up are a rarity.
. . . -. STOCKTON ArJi> U 1 AitRELL STS., S. FJggE
What Do YOU Do With
Your Whiskers at Night?
ARGUMENT—KEEP 'EM OUTSIDE THE COVERS FOR SUCH
THE problem of the proper care
of whiskers at night is rap
idly taking the place in the
individual mind and in public dis
cussions that H deserves, and that
is gratifying. Like many very
important and consequently intri
cate matters, the proper care of
the beard has been shunned by .a
thoughtless public for the more
frivolous things. Much is seen In
the public press and on billboards
of the care of the hair, but little
of the care of the whiskers at
night. Yet contrast their relative
place in the progress of the world.
Turn to your bible history.
Were it not for Absalom's long
and abundant hair, the son of
David would not have been
tree and run through by a foe
Finds Bottom of Bay
Oozy and Water Dark
Green; Dives 100 Feet
Herman Stslzner, Having Broken
Former Diving Record, Will
Go to 600 Foot Depth
At least one man in San Francisco
knows what the bottpm of San Fran
cisco bay looks like. Herman Stelz
ner, a German, inventor of a diving
outfit, took a Sunday stroll in the
oozy bed of the bay at more than 100
feet below the surface of the waters,
thereby breaking local diving records,
which iieretofore had been 50 feet.
"The water is a dark green and
hard to see through," said Stelzner.
"I walked on the soft floor of the bav
in mud up to my shoe tops. My shoes
weighed 25 pounds each and they
were a tittle heavy, for the light pres
sure of 100 feet of water. Eater I will
bring a 600 foot depth machine."
While under water Stelzner talked
by telephone with the men in charge
of bis air supply- Stelzner stayed
under water for 10 minutes.
man's spear. And were it not tor
the absence of hair on the head
of man, the scoffing boys
would not have been eaten by the
bears. Disobedience, cowardice,
treachery, all centered about the
On the other hand, what is
more brave than to "Beard the
Idon in His Den," and what great
deeds have not been preceded by
a vow based on the Beard of the
Prophet. Tlie artist suggests
other heroic possibilities for
whiskers at night. Also he makes
the argument that beards, to be
ready for such emergencies,
should be kept outside the cover
let and not handicapped by being
tucked in. What do you do with
ITo lie continued!
Women Won't Need
To Hide China Silk
Under New Tariff
i Underwood Act to Prompt Foreign
Travel—Think of Joy of Snub
bing Customs Officers
About 50,000 American women who
I have been criticised by customs ofli-
I cers, justly or otherwise, for attempt -
| ing to evade the duty on imported
: dress goods are planning trips abroad
i next year.
Not that tlie women crave to see
j any more scenery, not that —but
wouldn't there be a thrill in walking
; down a gangplank brazenly, packing
; a fat bolt of China silk under each
1 arm, and turning up your nose at the
I very customs guard who frisked your
j bundle last year?
The new tariff Is a boon for travel
ers. Under the old schedule, home
j coming travelers were allowed $10n
in wearing apparel, which was intei
! preted to mean "clothes on the back."
i pack home $100 worth of merchandise,
silk. Japanese prints, sandalwood.
i Chip* from the nose of the sphynx or
Napoleon's hat. ,
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