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Ministers Appoint Members
of Corps to Further Go to
As a result of the various minis
terial meetings in the city yesterday,
committees from most of the denom
inations Were appointed to farther the
"go to church day" movement started
by.The Call and to insure its success.
The clergy has taken hold of the
suggestion, with the deepest Interest,
and it U planned to hold a meeting of
the various committees in the near
future for the purpose of arriving at
a definite date to be known as "go to
church day." *
The committees thus far appointed
are as follows:
Presbyterian—Rev. W. K. Howe,
chairman; C. S. Canner and J. M. Mc-
Elhinner. • *«•**.*.
Baptist —J. A. Sutherland.
' Congre^rationalist—Rev. George .A.
Charnock*. * * •,* * «
Methodis*—W. C. Poole, chairman;
J. F. WHson and J. F. Troxell.
Lutheran—Rev. H..S. Feix. * -
PLAN HAS BEEN* SUCCESSFUL
As soon as the meeting of the aom
mlttee is held and the date settled a
vigorous campaign will be waged in
*he interest of a ."go to church clay."
The plan, as carried out success
fully fn the east and in several Cali
fornia cities, is to name a certain
Sunday to be known as "go to church
day," when every one, irrespective of
whether Ire or she is a, .regular church
attendant or not, pick out some par
ticular housa of worship and attend.
The •'ciergymen of the various
church&s will select appropriate st"
mons for .the occasion and make the
service as interesting as possible for
> •fflL a . -J:'". .-; * . ** ' ' ( ; . ,_"
CHURCH GOING AVERAGE
'•" It Ms/believed.'that many people have
• -neglected' ./their" spiritual duties
° c ttwougfh acd the "go to
chUrch* day" idea has been the means
Ui severer instances of reawakening
their "interest church affairs.
The percenTxge of church attend
aiu'e •in -San.; Francisco is said to be
but ,jf per; cent'of the population, or
tire "Jo-west average of any city in the
f*eveva"i *fJroKiihent members of the
■clergy have expressed their belief that
a "go to-, church day" camjaign will
MRS. HEARST MAKES
GIFT TO MUSEUM
-A'valuable foli.b .edition of the -works
Of V.Mjii'am'Hogapth; published in Lon
don in'.l ; B|J2; Jias been presented to the
University .of California by Mrs.
Phoebe A:_ Hearst, The work was pub
lished., from, tjie original plates as re
touched by.James Heath.
Mrs: "rtearst will be paid a marked
honor."F-ridayVaftemoon, when her life
sized.* portrait-, will be unveiled at
Heacst* aall, University-'of California.
The painting is the work of Mrs. Win
ifred RJeber," • wife of Prof. Charles
Rieber', ■de'aTi of the summer school of
the university.' .••'•'
c .." •! .. DR.'-ELIOT TO SPEAK
"• pf. -Ch'afles W. Eliot's address on
•*PU.biic.p*pjnioh".and" Sex Higiene" will
be read •tomorrow .afternoon before the
Women's' Political, league meeting at
2 o'clock, in. the PaCiHc building as
sembly room: '.
The -Iroqudrs". club -and the Woman's
State- Democratic Club of California
will Irave 'a.- joint . meeting tomorrow
evening in Kaigh-ts'of Columbus hair.
Edgar Apperspn will be chairman.
O'CONNOR, MOFFATT & CO. ■
General Clearance Sale of Hats
* : Every one of our Fall and Winter Hats, including the very latest Styles, ha.s'been
reduced to prices such as we have never sold such hats before. But the entire' stock
must be cleared within the next two weeks, and we have accordingly made prices to
accomplish this. " •'•:•:*
At These Prices Two or Three Hais Are Not an Extravagance
Hats formerly priced to $12.00 tfA "7C Children's Hats in both Trimmed and Tailored
Xow Reduced tc HpTT. #_> styles, regular values up to $3,00 4QC ' '
Hats formerly priced to $25.00 ff-f-f 7c $3.50 Now on Sale at j>i.72
Now Reduced to $ 1 1• ID All Children's Trimmed Hats above .these
Every Tailored Hat formerly C*QC P ri «s - M 95
priced up to $8 Now Reduced to 4>J.sJ Reduced to One Sale Price -•T**^**
Children's Tailored Velvet Hats tf «f JTA Children's Tailored Velvet Hats <T*) C/)
formerly priced to $3.50 Now $I • J\J formerly priced to $6.00 Now J)****}!/
Two Great Christmas Doll Specials
"1 •.'•"Our. Toy and Doll Departments are now so;crowded with special values that.buy*
'"-ing for Christmas is more than the delight our Toy Department usually gives.—-it is a. .
•real.economy, for .here may be actually saved many dollars in purchasing the most
•'.•-desirabje "toys aad Dolls to make the Christmas -morn One of happiness for the kiddies.
Beautiful Dressed Dolls Special at 50c and 95c
•' . : J Each in its separate box all ready for Christmas giving . ".. . *
75c'Dressed Dolls—Full jointed,.closing $1.50 Dressed Dolls—With pretty dress,
eyes, completely dressed with underclothes, underc lothes, hat. shoes and stockings/"
.shpes, stockings, hat,'dress, etc., and may . ' . , ". .
be easily undressed by the little mothers Vei ? P"** aces ' closm S e >' es ' full y J°- ,nt
themselves. Specially priced IZfl*> cc *' dressed and undressed. AT
at * ** * DUC Specially priced at 3C
See Our Special Toy Windows—With M/n/a
ture Mountain Scene, Moving Train, Lakes, etc.
Aft Ne€dl6Work . Post St near Kearny
You will find hundreds of beautiful Kearny St. I_siß______Z^^_^_*^^
gifts in this complete department on Entrance "^^^^^^^N^^^**^
the Third Floor. I
WEALTHY WIDOW OF
TO BE MISSIONARY
Mrs. Lorillard Spencer, widow of millionaire, on way to Philip
pines to work for conversion of Moslems.
Leaves for Philippines to Work With Moslems in Effort to
Convert, Against Advice of Intimates ;. ' ; ■
NEWPORT. R. L, Dec. 2.—Despite
apepals made up to the last minute by
several of her intimate friends, Mrs.
Lorillard. Spencer, widow of the mil- j
lionaire and society man, left last I
QUEEN HAS QUIET BIRTHDAY j
LONDON, Dec. 2. —Queen Alexandra !
spent her sixty-ninth hlTthdav quietly !
at Sandringham. This mprntog some
guests at Sandringham house played
golf, but the greater part-of the day
was spent Indoors.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CAL.E, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1913
night to begin her long journey to the
Philippines. It is her pia'n to da mis
sionary work in the conversion of the
Mohammedan populace of Jolo te
SALESMAN IS MISSING '
The police have been asked to search,
for L. E. Diamond, aged 85, 2313 For.
som street. Diamond i$ a salesman
employed by the Confidential Life In
surance company. He has* been miss
ing since November 29.- '
TO BE APPEALED
Merritt Hospital Association
Will Carry Eight Hour Case
to Supreme Court
The trustees of the Merritt hospital
of Oakland, acting for the Association
of Hospital Workers of California,
will appeal to the United States su
preme court from the decision ren
dered yesterday by United States Dis
trict Judge Van Fleet, who. with
Judges Morrow and Doollng, upheld
the eight hour law for women in its
application to hospital nurses in
Farewell Dinner Guest
Fifty leaders of the Methodist church
in California tendered a farewell din
ner at the Stewart hotel yesterday to
Dr. Freeman D. Bovard, former editor
of the California Christian Advocate
and recently promoted to be secretary
of the board of home missions and
church extension at Philadelphia.
Among those who spoke were Rev. W.
C. livans, Dr. A. H. Briggs, Dr. G. W.
White, Dr. U D. Hutsinplller, Dr. B.
J. Morris, Dr. H. E. Milnes, Dr. H. B.
Johnson, Rev. W. C. Poole, Rev. F. K.
Baker, Rev. G. A. Waasa and Rev. F.
Union Street Car Line
Sale Deal Tomorrow
Arrangements have been made to
take over the Presidio and Ferries
street car system by. the city December
11. Officials of the railway company
will.jneef with the city attorney tQ
morrow at 3 o'clock to determine the
price to be paid for the road. The su
pervisors' public utilities committee,
guided by the estimates of Assistant
City Engineer Ransom, has deter
mined upon $350,000 as a fair price, or
$375,000 if it is decided to purchase
the Union,street car barn property.
WILL PRESENT 'MALACHI
DESMOND,' O'BRIEN'S PLAY
* Another move in the plan to estab
lish an Irish theater In San Francisco
will be made December 10 with the
presentation of "Malachi Desmond,"
Se"umas> O'Brien's play, at Knights of
pojumbus auditorium. The author,
flbw*in San Francisco, will supervise
the production. •
'.Following the play a music and
singing festival will_ be held, during
which plans will be "made known»for
the proposed Irish theater.
THUGS ROB AND SLUG
LABORER AT EXPOSITION
Curtis Rouse, living: at 3137 Laguna
street, was held up by two highway
men near the exposition grounds early
this morning while he was on his way
to work and relieved him of his small
change. The thugs, not satisfied with
the mon€ty they took, eeverely beat
the man over the head. He was taken
to the central emergency hospital for
ATTACKS WIFE WITH
KNIFE; SLASHES HIMSELF
Charges of assault to commit mur
der will be placed today against -Ed
ward Renfrow of 423 France street,
who with his wife, 'May. both with
throats slashed, was found last night
at Onondaga avenue and.Russia street.
According to Mrs. Renfrow, her hus
band attacked her [n a drunken rage,
and belie.ving the wound he Inflicted
on her throat fatal attempted to com
mi-t suicide. The wounds of neither
are serious. *
NO FUNDS, NO WORK
> -.Recalled from his work because of
the failure of the territorial govern
ment t*o provide funds, Raymond G.
Btown, special commissioner ol rfhe
Hawaiian Immigration, b«ard, will sail
.for .Honolulu on the Sierra today.
Brown has-been working to iuduce
v:-"-ipean Immigrants to go to Ha
COOK KILLS HIMSELF.
Albert Suckan, a co.ok, 6(5 yjears old
living at.ls Hcjward street, shot and
kUle"d - himself early this morning be-,
catlse he was unable to secure work.
John Lawlor. his roommaW, was in
"bed* at .the tlrne. The'bo'dy was re
moved to the morgue.
DOCTOR BURK LECTURES
The greater efficiency gained by. in
dividual-instruction as carried out in
the state normal school was outlined
last night by Dr. Frederick Burk,
president* of the San Francisco state
normal school, in a lecture before the
Parents' association of the Emanu-El
for a clear
PIMPLES and blackheads dis
appear, unsightly complex
ions become clean, clear, and
velvety, and hair health and
beauty are promoted by the reg
ular use of Resinol Soap and an
occasional application of Resinol
Ointment. These soothing, heal
ing preparations do their work
easily, quickly and at little cost,
when even the most expensive
cosmetics and complicated
"beauty treatments" fail.
All drogriats cell Resinol Soap and Res
inol Ointment. For trial size of each, write
to Dept. 17-S, Resinol, Baltimore, Md.
Burglar Listens to
Women's Plea; Refuses
To Rob Widow's Store
Apologizes and Requests Proprietor
and Customer Not to Scream
Until He Makes Getaway
"You can't rob me. I'm a lone widow
woman," said Mrs. Mary King to the
thug, armed with a gun, who entered
to hold her up in her book store at.
1716 Market street. A woman cus
tomer lent further plea. The roober.
nonplussed, shoved his revolver in his
pocket and said to the women:
"I sincerely apologize. Please now
don't scream until I get out. Then
you can scream all you want, and it
With that he departed.
Search Peninsula for
Clews to Merchant
Searching parties are scouring the
peninsula for Edward Braunschweiger,
formerly a wholesale liquor merchant,
who disappeared Sunday from his
home, 1003 University avenue, Palo
j Alto. He went for a walk and did not
Without funds, unable to speak or
write through paralysis and having
nothing In his possession to Identify
him, the wealthy merchant is believed
to be in a pitiable plight.
He is 43 years old, 5 feet 11 inches,
165 pounds, blonde hair, smooth shaven
and was dressed m a tan suit, with
blue overcoat and derby hat.
Bankruptcy Move on
A petition was filed in the United
States district court today by the
Raver law and collection agency ask
ing that the Western Development
syndicate be adjudged bankrupt for
failure to pay a $45,000 debt.
• It is asserted that Gray Brothers
borrowed $45,000 from the Anglo Cali
fornia bank in 1909 and that the West
ern Development syndicate indorsed
the note. The bank later assigned the
note to the collection agency."
HUSBAND AND WIFE
OVERCOME BY GAS
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Reynolds of
1970 Page street are at the central
emergency hospital, recovering from
accidental gas asphyxiation. Mrs.
iteynolds was overcome last night by
leaking gas from a water heater In
the bathroom of her home, a*nd her
husband, going to her assistance, also
lost consciousness. Neighbors dis-
covered the coupfe's plight and sent
them to the hospital. •
Citrus Fair at Visalia. Dee. 4 to' 13,
Tulare County Orange Show
'■ Reduced round trip tickets via South
ern Pacific, from San Francisco, Oak
land, Alameda, Berkeley, Sacramento,
Banning and points between. On sale
December 2 to 13. Return limit De
Double Stamps Wednesday Morning
'■^^j^^'^^^f^^^^^^ii^'' A ' K Jll K^'^-^J^. "-' M ftf jyjfu^ujl'jm x> "To encourage early shopping on Wednesday mora
' ' ing w « w d} give Double Prager Cash Stamps until
It means comfort, convenience and satisfaction to
—J -f. . "-3- of salespeople, but can not P avoid last-minute crowds
I- I ■ <r*^LA Lw^Y & RELIABLE >. MARKET & JONES \ ]. . and congestion without your help.
Great Suit Opportunities " Meet Me ■_£»_£"
An Advance Clearance Event -jSS^SS&
„_fV A «" Price.sale which involves more thai, 500 suits': J* S"-S£
—an. assortment winch includes all of the seasons best in,plain' ;. plete in all line*, particular attention being
f tailored" and fancy crea.tio.ns. i There are three great bargain-" paid to educational toys and books. You will
'groupsr—note the reductions. :.' •'.. - -save money if .you 'Meet Me at Pragers."
K\ $15.00 and $17.50 Suits $9.75 Wednesday Special
(jW If? $20.00 and $22.50 Suits $14.75 * 7 - 50
T*W $25.00 and $30.00 Suits $19.75 fMjjr L Mnroscopes
• B .1 Without exception* they-are made of all-wool -materials— *pvJ# vlcl
A• • ' Broadcloths, Poplins, Serges, brocaded novelties, e.tcV . The best of all post card projectors—an edu
jm\ ' - •■ • • cational and entertaining novelty. No slides
(M X • required. Ordinary post cards are reflected in
I fv/ Splcndiidi "Wool Dresses 54«98 Srlr* •
i fV a j j •, * , , Imported Railroad Trains, 50<*_An" engine
% \ I A reduced price on a big assortment of new styles—tailored that goes forward or backward, coal tender
if jj I and drape models in Serge, Corduroy v Plaids and honeycomb. and. two passenger cars. A good size circular
H Mr Choice of all the popular colors. We offer a complete size assort- track included.
Of W ment at the sale price. ' .♦ '• .* Ir on Trains, $I.2s—Runs with heavy clock,
'HI U wort apparatus. A splendid figure 8 track -is
1 / I"* 2_!l/ v l7' IrSllrihiT I Jf*ACkCC#ptC T_Y Books, 50f—The assortment includes
I J I dllCy 1 Ctl ly L/rCdbCd *p § •%J\J Grimm's Fairy Tales. Robinson Crusoe, Life of
%\J Dainty creations" in Crepe de Chine, Net and silk, choice of W ashin S ton > Life of Lincoln, Mother Goose,
• TP * the,newest Elegant embroidered and spangled effects Doll Go-Carts, * I.9s_Regular $2.50 carts,
y are included. $7.5(1 is a less than regular price. '. • full collapsible, with steel, frame, reclining
' - - ' .*.*•* .. back, leatherette hood and rubber tire wheels.
Long White Kid Gloves $2.50 vJ^_sj^ X \ M, R p ,
First quality, perfect, 16 button, . full Pique *" en S Dat " -KOD€'S 1^
white kid gJQves, in sizes sl'< -to 7%. They have X Jv' /X <f f\ a_f <^Sakx&
"extra wide tops and 'are finished with Paris point ■?i'<3ss AL 1 \Jw *~"k •• ff|l| _}
embroidery on the hack. ' ' tD X V : * M\\ ft M
Our Famous <M 00 Gloves - ffl|H
V " -ipl.Ul/ ' c*l. Ne.C style robes-,n a(| 1»
'•#____»> popular' Roman .stripe irja- flißlfj^lo
We are glad to announce tlie arrival of a big sup- /WneSS^Vf'?^ 4 MffKL terial—blue, "brown, red .or b*Jf • JiMi*
nlv ordered especially for holiday, trade. The as- C<: ' ay l tripe , s - The >' are l v] ]
X / i ■ , , i • ' * <>M/E& 60 lncries lopg and finished \\S\. 1' Ifl'
sortment includes overseam sewn gloves in tan, 'v L!fl r< J with a long cord and tassel. H I lll' i^
brown, mode, gray, navy, white and black; plenty \T The s,zc assortment is com- M j j;. ! ; s
of every size. The pique gloves are shown in tan, — . plete. * # . | 11|!t]|lU
brown and white, the latter being finished with / M C 1 • a% m*\ r*
three rows of black embroidery on the back. Best i OmOKUlg QJ J QC
possible at the price—-? 1.00 pair* ' t Jackets • O
# - # * . * * Our leading price "on smoking jackets in
Specials m iea Aprons Aii-suk "SUES
-i f r . ' Plenty of all sizes from 35 to 44. If you ca,re
fl| Two special prices on new fresh D!LL„ to make your selection early, we will accept
Snd floor ' de P artment sec " JKIDDOII small deposit, and balance on delivery.
Wmllft 'JZn This extremely low price on . —t
. Kk\\wsmli'f dainty Lawn aprons, with em- OZ\ \f 1 C"ll J D H_
fmwLtt br, t ! "r i ruf, v <\ m \ - vnckrx u ot , hers Yard oilk and Wool roplm
vvltn edging of Madeira embroidery. *
|[ \W^//^Mf^S\\ 2Qn A splendid assortment of sew- Every piece wortji 50c yard— One of the new features of our A« Off
\\ml \i \i anc * tea a P rons - finished with some worth more. A.beautiful Silk Department. The width is 40 tdtJ
1w( 1 lace edging and medallions or em- assortment of colorings, plain inches, thread pure silk or t • v
sjfr broidered in colors and white. Both or in combinations. Remember, pure wool. 'Choose from ivorf, Alice
of the above mentioned lines are every yard pure silk, and the robin's egg blue, gendarme blue, old rose,
samples—a great saving opportunity. width—sL> inches. terra cotta, silver gray, taupe, Wistaria, brown,
' navy and black. # "
SANTA CLAUS CAN
USE PARCEL POST
Tou may write "Merry Christmas,"
"Please do not open until Christ
mas," "Best wishes" and similar greet
ings upon your parcel post packages,
and you can insure for 5 cents a pack
age worth $25. Theße are a few of the
latest announcements made by Post
master Charles W. Fay, who is urging
all Uncle Sam's patrons to "mail
The postmaster gives some interest
ing directions of how to pack and
wrap parcels, embracing everything
from golf sticks to a toy dog. Here
is some of the yuletlde advice:
Umbrellas, canes, golf sticks, flshins rods
and' similar articles should a fastened be
tween boards slightly longer and wider than
the articles inclosed.
Hats in pasteboard boxes should he crated
with wood unless packed in double corrugated
BIG EATERS GET •
Take Salts at First Sign of
Bladder Irritation or '
The American men and women must
guard constantly against Kidney
trouble, because we eat too much and
all our food is rich. Our blood is
filled with uric acid, which the kid
neys strive to filter out; they weaken
from overwork, become sluggish; the
eliminative tissues clog and the re
sult is kidney trouble, bladder weak
ness and a general decline in health.
When your kidneys feel like lumps
of lead, your back hurts, or the urine
is cloudy, full of sediment, or you are
obliged to seek relief two cr three
times during the night: if you suffer
with sick headache or dizzy, nervous
spells, acid stomach, or you " have
rheumatism when the weather is bad,
get from your pharmacist about /our
ounces of Jad Salts; take a table
spoonful in a glass of water before
breakfast for a few days, and your
kidneys will then act fine. This
famous salts is m&de from the acid of
grapes and lemon Juice, combined,
«with llthia, and has been used for
generations to flush and stimulate
oJogged* kidneys; to neutralize the
acids in the urine so it no longer is
a source of irritation, thus ending
Jad Salts Is inexpensive, can not in
jure, makes a delightful effervescent
lithia-water beverage, and beldngs in
every home, because nobody can ma.ke
a mistake by having a good kidney
flushing at any time. —Advertisement.
• lasteboard boxes, and must not exceed 72
inches in length and girth combined.
Out flowers should be placed#n boxes of
wood, tin or heavy corrugated pasteboard.
Caudles in tbiu pasteboard boxes should be
included In outer boxes of wood, tin or 'cor
Drawings or paintings when not flat should
be rolled around a stout wooden stick and then
carefully wrapped or included in a pasteboard
Shsr,p Instruments or other articles with
For a Brand New ||
—Ever hear of. such a price on a Perfectly New
Player Piano? * •*
That's Not All— I
We u)ill refund every dollar of it any |
time within six months if you are not |
entirely satisfied. You be the sole judge
* We mean every word of this. We will return f J
ALL the money, take back the Piano and leave you
without a single obligation. |
If you want to buy a Player Piano, can you "p ass |
up" this unequaled Bona Fide proposition?
It's worth at least your earnest investigation. ■ f
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" APOLLO PLAYER PIANOS ~ I
The marvel in the Piano World . 1 :; :
$700 to $2400 ; 11
We are the manufacturers.
MELVILLE CLARK PIANO CO. I
233 Post Street &Ta~
'•."'.'" H. J; CU3 T AZ, Gen'l Mgr.
sharp comers or etrges should have the potm
or edges well protected, so as to prevent dan
age to other mall matter or Injury to en
Articles of glass, crockery. Christmas toj
easily breakable, glass framed pictures, etc
should he carefully packed in boxes of metfy
wood, leather or corrugated pasteboard, wlff
sufficient excelsior, raw cotton or similar mat
ter to prevent the contents from* coming i
contact with any portion of the bos. Sue
•>nrcels should be marked "fgABIU."