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Represented by Grateful Pa
tient, Brings Breach of
Represented by a grateful attorney
whom she nursed back to health. Miss
OUve J. Flndlay, a pretty nurse, has
filed a $10,000 breach of promise suit
against S. M. Wambath. a Los Angeles
mining broker, whom she aiso nursed
back to health, but who. she says, has
not only repudiated his promise to
marry her, but has given his heart
and name to another woman.
Miss Flndlay. who is staying at the
Mill Valley home of Mrs. George F.
Roux. asserts in her complaint that
in 1907. in Goldfleid. New. after a
long illness, through which s'.ie at
tended him. Wambath proposed mar
riage and was accepted. Then he left
Goldfield and in the society of other
women forgot the girl who sat at his
bed* We. In 191", she says, she asked
Wambath what he was going to do
about his promise, but he had mar
In gratitude for Miss Findlays serv
ices in nursing hini during a long
siege of illness, it is said. Attorney
Walter Linforth of San Francisco
gladly took up the task of represent
ing her in her suit against the other
former patier.t. The suit was filed
in Ros Angeles by Attorney R. F.
Page, acting for Linforth.
Ruef Files Answer in
$7,500 Rental Suit
Abe Ruef today filed his answer in
the superior court to the suit of the
Realty and Rebuilding company for
$7,500 rental alleged to be due from
Fillmore Arcade company, which
leased the property at Eddy, Turk,
Fillmore and Webster streets, the site
of the old Chutes which was destroyed
by fire. Ruef declares that Rudolph
Spreckels was not the owner of the
property, and denies the allegations
of the complaint.
The California State Veterinary
Medical association will open its an
nual convention at 10 a. m.. Wednes
day. a t Eagles' hall. Dr. J. P. Iverson
of Sacramento and Dr. .1. M. McKenna'
of Fresno are the candidates for presi
dent. Among the important business
of the session will be to make plans to
land the 1915 convention of the Araer- ,
ican Veterinary Medical association
for San Francisco.
NEW OFFICERS CHOSEN BY
COUNTY CLERKS' CLUB
Reorganization of the County I
Clerk s Social club Is In effect today. !
following the election of officers last i
flight. The new officials- of Harry i
Mulerevy's organization are: Presi- ;
dent. Charles Kaufman; vice president,
Mayus Kelly: secretary. John Jackson;
treasurer. Grant Munson; sergeant at
arms. John Nagle. A brief address'
was made by clerk Mulcrevy and re
•ponded to by the new officers.
i' II N. & E. WALTER & CO. - s
AN EXTRAORDINARY I
S L E II
OF CEDAR CHESTS
THE LARGEST SHIPMENT OF FINE RED MOUN
TAIN CEDAR CHESTS EVER BROUGHT TO THIS
COAST, comprising fully sixty distinctly different designs, all splen
didly made and elegantly finished, have just been placed on sale.
ALL ARE GREATLY
THIS CHEST ' is 36 inches long. 1 6 inches |
wide and 12 inches deep. The trimmings are of cop- W. «|§*JH
per. There are twenty of this £-q
There are correspondingly attractive chestsat $\ 0 ||
THE NEXT is 36 inches long, 17^
rc ;' n^ mitered corners and heavy copper
chest with nicely rounded edges, measuring 36 inches
in length, 18'j in width and 13 in depth. There is
OUR SPECIAL PRICE IS $19
THERE ARE TRUNDLE CHESTS for bedroom use, 9 inches deep, 48 inches long
and 22 inches wide, on sale at $16.50 and $12.50.
IN FACT, there are cedar chests of all descriptions, some with leather upholstered tops, some
with outer surfaces of mahogany, and others in oak of various finishes.
THE SPECIAL SALE PRICES RANGE FROM $8.50 TO $55.
SEE OUR GREAT TRIPLE WINDOW DISPLAY. JI i
STOCKTON AND OTARRELL STS., S. F.-- =g==Jl
Credits Her Health
At 81 to Her Daily
Dip in Ocean Surf
Mrs. Elizabeth Haeni, Who Learned
to Swim Five Years Ago, Takes
Daily dips in the surf are given the
credit for the vigorous health and
strength of Mrs. Elizabeth Haeni. 81
years of age. who is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. Wynn Meredith of Alameda.
Mrs. Haeni, whose home is in Ocean
Park, learned to swim five years ago,
and every morning sees her battling
with the surf, which she says is one
of her greatest pleasures.
Mrs. Haeni is in Alameda to attend
the wedding of her niece. Miss Wynne
Meredith, to George Harlowe Decem
Are Busy Selling
Red Cross Seals
The second meeting of the commit
tee of the San Francisco Association
for the Study and Prevention of Tu
berculosis who have in charge the
sale of the 300,000 Red Cross Christ
mas seals was held this morning at
the headquarters of the association,
1547 Jackson street, and further ar
rangements for the thorough canvass
ing of the cltT were made.
Mrs. Heny Payot, chairman, has
secured the sei vices' of a number of
new workers, and from now until
Christmas there will be busy.days for
the many saleswomen.
These seals are sold for 1 cent each
and the proceeds go to the fund for
that ail important battle against
tuberculosis in the United States.
MISSING DUCK HUNTER IS
FOUND ON BAY BOTTOM
The body of Charles F. Drew, 27
years old. who failed to return from
a duck hunting trip November 17,
was found at the bottom of Riman
tour bay yesterday afternoon, and
the Marin county coroner will con
duct an Investigation today. Novem
ber 19 his boat was found over
turned in the bay. His parents are
prominent Inverness citizens and he
was employed by the Marconi com
DRINKS WITH STRANGER:
IS BEATEN AND ROBBED
Accepting the offer of a stranger he
met In a saloon to see him home after
they had had several drinks together,
Thomas Muckleisen of 820 Clay street,
Oakland, early Sunday morning was
knocked down by the stranger and
robbed of $1S and a gold watch. After
going to the emergency hospital he
reported the robbery to the police.
SMOKES CIGARETTE AND
GOES TO SLEEP—FIRE!
I*eonard de Witt smoked cigarettes
In bed yesterday morning in bis room
In the San Francisco house. ISO .Tack
son street, and then went to sleep.
Other lodgers were attracted by the
smell of smoke in his room and en
tered, to find the bed on fire. The
flames were quenched and De Witt es
caped with minor burns.
TO GIVE CAFE CHANTANT
PAX MATEO, Dec. 8. —A cafe chant
ant will be given by the St. Matthew's
Men's club of the Episcopal church
Tuesday evening at the parish house.
There will be vocal and instrumental
music and a sketch entitled "Apart
THE SAX FRANCTSOO CALL. "MONDAY, "DECEMBER 8, 1913
; Report Shows $3,720,070,
--| 016, or $34.56 for Each of
WASHINGTON, Dec. S.—Each in
dividual in the United States is theo
retically 22 cents richer tills year than
last, according to the annual report of
the comptroller of the currency, is
sued today. The total money now in
\ the country, including the amount
held in the I'nited States treasury, is
720,0T0.016. This is $34.56 for every
man, woman and child in the United
Last year the per capita average
was $.14.34. Of the total amount of
circulating medium, consisting of
specie, legal tenders and national
hank notes. 13,363,738.449 is in circu
lation. Of this latter amount 46.2 per
cent is included in assets of national,
state and private banks, leaving 53.8
per cent with the public at large.
<.OVER\ME!VT DEBT INCREASES
Deducting the cash in the treasury,
the United States government owed
.Tune 30 $1,028,344,053, an increase of
j On account of strong competition
for deposits and incidentally the pay
ment of higher rates of interest on
savings than on other accounts by
trust companies and other state
banking institutions, the payment of
interest on savings accounts by na
tional banks has notably increased.
About 45 per cent of the banks have
opened these savings accounts.
The number of savings deposit ac
counts increased 2.773,684 from No
vember 12. 1912. to 3.020.831 August
\9, 191*. Funds to credit of those de
positors increased from $775,481,362 in
November, 1912, to $524.476,995 June'
FOREIGN TRADE *4.27H,K«2,3K3
According to reports our foreign
commerce in merchandise during the
last year aggregated $4,278,862,383.
exports $2,465,884,149. in.ports $1,812.
--978.235. Based on capital surplus, the
gross earnings of national banks
were greater by over 2 per cent than
during last year.
DIES LESS THAN WEEK
AFTER WIFE'S PASSING
111 less than a week after the death
of his wife, Alfonso M. Peache. 45
years old and assistant manager of
the Cudahy Packing company of San
Francisco, died Sunday noon at his
home. 6407 Regent street. Oakland.
Death was caused by pneumonia.
Three children survive. The funeral
will be held from the home in Oak
land Wednesday afternoon at 3:50.
TO GIVE ILLUSTRATED
LECTURE ON HOLY LAND
Dr. E. A. Wiener. professor of
New Testament interpretation at the
San Anselmo theological seminary,
has recently returned from an ex
ploration trip through the Holy Land,
at which time he took a number of
pictures. He will srive an illustrated
lecture, showing these pictures and
telling of "New Discoveries in the
Holy Land" tomorrow evening at the
First Baptist church.
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Coupon for The Call-Alice Lloyd
=C 0 R T_THEA T E R=
THIS Coupon, when presented at the BUSINESS OFFICE OF
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, entitles the bearer to ONE
CARD admitting to the TANGO and MODERN DANCING
classes which MISS ALICE LLOYD will conduct every afternoon,
after the matinee performance, at the CORT THEATER.
For particular* see new* columns.
DEATH IN WATER
Silas Christofferson Plunges
Into Bay, but Releases
Himself From Machine .
Strapped to the seat of his aero
plane. Silas Christofferson, the avi
ator, dropped 2,000 feet into the bay
during the air meet at the exposition
grounds yesterday afternoon, but
saved his life by taking off the straps
while under water. He had intended
to glide suddenly to the ground and
had stopped his engine, hut a launch
came directly between him and , his
landing place and h e took a sharper
angle, diving straight into the waters.
Mrs. Christofferson saw the accident.
Arthur C. Rybitzki had a nearly simi
lar accident, when his machine over
turned while he was 200 yards from
shore, but he escaped unharmed from
While Silas Cristofferson's machine
was almost unhurt, only the engine,
pontoon and iron work on the Ry
bitzki plane were saved. The loss
was $800. -»
Judge Scores Dr.
Leek From Bench
Because Mrs. Jesse V. l.eek is in a
highly nervous state and speaks only
incoherently of the matter of the di
vorce pending, the case against her
husband. Dr. George Leek, charged
with adultery, was continued riuntll
Saturday by Judge Shortall. The
judge scored the doctor for his con
"When this case was called the
other day," said Shortall, "I denied
you a continuance. If I were to de
cide this ca.se today I would hold you
to appear before the superior court."
Send It By The Box!
0 Most dealers tj/f( I •[
>$f now sell clean,
pure, healthful X XJIT \ >
jjff for 85 cents a boxl I \ \1
ffj It's the biggest-looking, tj| 1/ \ / ? \ 1
$f longest-lasting Christmas ~yd \iV
W gift you can find! Send it / If/ A JJ* V^-vr^
fcm to young or old, sweetheart / /// l jr V)
v) or friends—alone or "for / j \ "
fm good measure," I H[ *
I CAUTION! |
ilh Thegreat popularity of the dean, pure, healthful WRIGLEYS
*M is causing unscrupulous persons to wrap rank imitations /¥§
that are not even real chewing gum so they resemble genuine Wrigley's* IrF
VkL The better class of stores will not try to fool you with these imitations. <W*
They will be offered to you principally by street fakirs, peddlers and the
candy departments of some 5 and 10 cent stores. These rank imitations Wj§
Wi cost dealers one cent a package or even less and are sold to careless fit]
people for almost any price. If you want Wrig ley's look before you X|£
M Get what you t^^m 1
%k pay for f
Ymrr friend* T^^'l^^^^ft^F'Y§§§Sf
abroad would 1 /Wji % \wk M Vs§^
appreciate it - VKV % A ■ 1 ■ M
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4£r2&/y above caution solely to
l/f v -j<?F7Jlf** protect our customers.
\ fc^sfi|B/J t ' who are continually wnt-
V * - j***rrtK*~7*9fiP ins us that they have been
VWr>j ;2S5>» deceived by imitation* which
they purchased thinking they
WILL PIT WALTZ
AGAINST NEW 'RAG'
Friday Night Assembly to Bal-
I ance Merits of Old and
! Modern Dances
Tasting the waltz and the twostep
into the scales of popularity, members
of the Friday Night assembly will bal
ance their merits with the onestep,
hesitation waltz and other modern
steps at a dance In the Hotel Oakland
All the modern dances will be on
the program for the evening's amuse
ment, and after the glides, dips and
steps, the dancers will act as judges
to decide whether or not the waltz
and twostep are passe.
The ban is on "ragging." but the as
sembly members want to dance the
onestep and others which have at
tracted attention. Chaperons and pat
ronesses frowned at the suggestion.
Now will come the test on which de
pends the future popularity of the as
BURGLAR USES ROCK TO
PUT OUT LIGHT SLEEPER;
Waking suddenly Sunday morning.
Fred Vogel of 924 Fulton street saw
a hurglar in his room searching the
pockets of his trousers. Vogel
sprang from the bed and grappled
with the intruder, making an unsuc
cessful attempt to overcome him by
using a chair as a club. But the
burglar struck him in the head with
a rock. felling him. Patrolman
Frank Derby responded to the shouts
for help and Vogel said he had recog
nized the burglar as Albert Nelson.
After Vogel was sent to the emer
gency hospital Nelson was placed un
Living Pictures to
Show Society Growth
Riving pictures illustrating the de
velopment of the German General
Benevolent society from its found
ing by 82 sturdy German pioneers in
1854, will be an interesting feature of
the society's sixtieth anniversary
Wednesday evening, January 7. 1914,
at the German House, Turk and Polk
ARRESTED ON CHARGE
•OF STEALING SUITCASE
Harry Sobel. who is alleged to have
stolen a suitcase from Slg Soloman, a
trunk dealer of 533 Market street, has
been placed in custody. Sobel, with
a companion, was pricing a number
of trunks and suddenly seized a suit
case and vanished through the door.
Soloman's cries brought an officer.
Sobel is booked for burglary.
All express shipments
being delayed on ac
count of heavy snow
storms, the4oo waists
bought for a sale have
not arrived in time to
be placed on sale to
morrow as advertised.
The WAIST SALE will
therefore be post
poned one day and
will take place Wed
nesday, December 10.
The values will be
in tomorrow's papers.
D. Samuels will re
main closed evenings
up to and including
THE LACE HOUSE
N.W. Cor Stockton and O'Farrell
Closes at 6 o'Clock, including Christmas Eve.
The Emporium is far from perfect, and un
doubtedly many of our patrons become
disgruntled, with good reason. Try as we
• may, mistakes will occur, and sometimes Jfiffefe,
among 2500 employes there may be a few
who do not follow the policies of the house. B\fl»f8
To those who find fault, we will esteem it a
favor if, failing in satisfaction, they will
communicate with the Superintendent's
office, or. if need be, with the Manager.
Mtor* This Time of Year
wFy( Finds Us, As Usual,
With a Heavy Stock
/■ Suits, Which Must
Be Unloaded Be-
lm y fore First of Year.
/ Jfc Hence This Deep
/ A mimk rice Reduction
/ / \ H And then —take advantage of this fe
/ j ! wfcm W mar kable money-saving sale! These
\jm \ \H su ' ts include models possessing the
V j newest style points —soft, pretty
\ I f linings, wonderfully draped skirts, fur
\ W U frimmings, *h e rich, deep shades so suitable
\ I for street or general wear. No woman
V \ without an attractive new holiday
V \ i "outfit"—with such an opportunity as this
\ ' within ncr reacn - Women's and Misses' sizes.
Clearance of Winter Millinery
Over 150 trimmed QC (9 QC GCf*>s9£
untrimmed hats in this** <P£.3«J, «P O.VDIOyLd
lot Extraordinary price reductions on any and all models.
Crocheted Vests Special w'VHpj
Acceptable as well as practical for gifts. / L — I
Fine imported, white silk lisle, Swiss / ML 1
ribbed, knit vests, with hand-crocheted / Is § /
yokes. Come in fancy Christmas box./ / J^^^^^^^^l
$Q Cowhide Bags f /
*J f° r Travelers \ (
/ \ WL\ J ust *h e needed appurtenance for the
L j Wm \ holiday vacation, made of the genuine
f\ cowhide leather, Oxford style, leath-
Jer lined, large pocket, satin finish
\ 1 brass trimmings. ( Third Floor. )
VI 1 Rosaries for Gifts 50c,
w ■ 65c, 85c, $1, $1.25, $1.50
Something that will reflect the Spirit of Christmas from the
donor. These beautiful Rosary beads are se
curely mounted on strong gold-filled chains, with
V A heavy well-modeled crosses; in handsome case.
■ 1 needed and appreciated this time/^T^V^^lM
If of year " Su PP j >' family v^^gg
|B ancl yonr f "'* niis now - ■
Satin kimono slippers, with Hand knitted slippers, all colors,
noiseless soles; in pink, blue, c i l-ij aq
i jiii *i v lor women and children, 48c
rose, lavender, black; $1.25. , ~ 9A . ,
Felt slippers, all styles for worn- Men 8 sl,ppers * 30 styles * horn '
en and children; 59c to $1.50. 98c - * Us < * ]5 °- * ] - 7 * to s s -
Felt slippers for the little Specia'ly priced—men's Cava
ones; 46c, 69c, 79c to $1.35. liers in :ar. or black; $2.48.
CALL WANT ADS ARE ESSENTIAL IF
YOU Want to GET RESULTS in a Hurry