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Attorney General Instructs
Local Officials to Investi
gate Storage Conditions
Uncle Sara is preparing to Investi
gate the high price of eggs in San
Francisco, and incidentally it has been
suggested to Assistant United States
District Attorney Hetmann that all
eggs should hereafter be labeled with
the date upon which they were gath
ered from the nest.
A letter has been received fro mthe
attorney general at Washington in
structing the local federal office to
co-operate with the department In
looking into cold storage conditions
with ay lew to breaking up the al
leged frosen egg trust. ILtmann will
await the return of United Btates At
torney McKinley from Seattle before
any action is taken in the egg cam
Alameda Mayor Wants
Peace in School Board
Frank Otis, mayor of Alameda, has
railed a special meeting of the Board
of Education for thl* evening to see
If peace cannot be established among
the school directors. The war has
forced W. E. McLaughlin, head of the
commercial department of the high
school, to resign following charges by
\£rs> T. H. Spe&dy concerning his
conduct with young; girls of his class.
Mayor Otis denies having asked for
the resignations l of any of the direc
Cleveland Oil Heads
Freed at Fraud Trial
LOS ANGEHES, Dec 12. —After de
liberating move than 36 hours, the
Jury trying oftteers of the defunct
Cleveland Oil cotmpany on charges of
having used the mails to defraud, re
turned a verdict of not guilty today.
The defendants vaere Thomas Mont
gomery, Grant G. Gillette and John
Montgomery Jr. of Los Angeles and
Edson France of Toßedo.
PARALYSIS PROVES FATAL
James Grady is dead, stricken while
lie was preparing to go to the funeral
of hia brother, John, in Berkeley.
James died at his home, 1522 Dela
ware street, Paaalysis caused both
STANFORD MAN HONORED
STAFFORD UNIVERSITY, Dec. 12.
A. C. Saadstrom, a senior student
registered from Portland, Ore., has
been elected president of the Encina
club, the organization which governs
the dormitory housing a third of the
male members of the student body.
IF YOU NBED HELP ADVERTISE
IN THE CALL. IT BRINGS RESULTS.
- Every night-including Christmas eve. Closes sharp at six o'clock! Shop early!
\ HJfM Reduced- c °« s - Suits - G ° wns - Fr ° cks Reduced 'Wwt
I The usual "After-Christmas Clearance* anticipated in About 350 Coats, 200 Dresses and 760 Suits remain to f^^^^^^^J-
this deep price reduction and the values are wonderful. gladden the hearts of San Francisco's bargain-wise women.
Price on Now Priced at
Marvelous in ail the essential points of style of beauty and excel- new ' y marked B rou P. reduced from considerably higher prices, |
lence of fabric. Short or medium lengths in the coats, the skirts / numbers among its bargains coats of handsome mixtures, solid ef
vanously draped and more plain styles as well. The effect of the W / fR\ ects ' P^ usnes > r ' cn « imitation fur effects, lined and unlined styles. j
| reduction has been felt especially in these suits, for their present if M Pv —3 There are so many—but one of a kind—that the range of styles
1 price heretofore would have been but a fraction of their cost. /fm fIBX ]ft Wt\ JW. S '^ eS * S great enou g' n to suit most any one.
/f H fB \ j ' 'I A] I . Purchase now, when the rains are setting in in earnest.
S f*J iS yWfO-) Mgo>/ / 3S£ nd other Coat prices range
I was an expensive velvet, three piece model * fIL I sL JSI lfc\\V/ I < \ Bk < /"% 7* < J With $35.00 as an
or show piece, goes now at this price. Not mmt | H V~l / l«Q V \ ■ X " intermediate price,
a suit in stock, regardless of its former J L flHg_ |/ /j \TI \ # I X dk'be'a '
folturiac 5 Withhe!d * THe Carly sh °PP er vvill be the most / HHL VI ▼ml • hlghCr PnCC V^en^g " after I)
'>'Y\~'\£?2oz£-: ostumes anc * Fancy \ / H§H ji: | # HBr To ° many EpP° Petticoats Ah jllj
7 Evening Gowns now \f\ it R LJ J ,n stock —hence this price |
\ *\\! Some of these slightly soiled from handling. \ «.Vl U P/easc ■\ " m Women's / larcll y a woman but knows this high grade l|
V \*is&t\ Almost every conceivable silk represented in \ \ \\\ H|' \ il \ J underskirt with the patent elastic top and side /ffr\ /Silk
VaL wt' y ) these elegant dancing, evening, theater frocks. \ \ \ C/oa/f Jf fasteners; styles and colors, in good assortment. / J !
f L Very much more cx P ensive \ \Ki Earb ~ ) and Tf) an y an( i en^s in
] wW&mS GownsandDressesnow \A \ Bdwecn / su " I / Lace and Silk Waists L/o^mJ\
mKm to $55 Y\\ k\ *2** Wm\m
|w ' Ihe ord"—"clearance"—has gone out and $55 r; All colors, all sizes, many styles; the desire // 111 l \ll\\ \
now purchases the most expensive gown in our JjJ tf possible. jg"* 1 *- Floor. to clear these out before Christmas has caused Ji il i \\\\
\ | without regard to elegance oi price »U - 1 us to forget the former values in this jj \Lf
'Jfl I- Not a single Suit oPcoat Than $12.95 W wh
f ffVim 1 f • The mCritS ° f lhiB wonderful suil °PP° rlunit y are *<"lf for we fee! Down go the coat prices! Just think of being able to purchase v \ Mil
jfjr [MJL I safe in saying that a ma i° rit y of this-city's women know the high standard any, yes. any coat in the basement without reservation at such a|* S\f% \ If
>c7U.XVIS or merchandise carried in The Emporium Basement Suit Department. pnce . For there are cloth coats, coats of velvet, imitation fur ef- \ i '
Suffice it then to say that every womanV gid^ or misses' suit now fects and rich mixtures, as well as a host of others. All sizes. \ I
4 | QO Several hundred net and lace waists, grouped together at this "Vjrjr • . Every color, every size and, we may say, every style of waist | qq -Wl*
s^* *r one extraordinarily low clearance price. W 31S tS possible to imagine, piled high on tables. X \j|
Athletic Program to
Mark Carnival's Close
The committees in charge of the
midwinter carnival, which is now be
ing held under the auspices of the
West Sixteenth Street improvement
association in Sixteenth street near
the Southern Pacific station, Oakland,
have prepared interesting features for
the remaining nights of the festival,
which closes Sunday. Day and night
fireworks, swimming and diving
events and an athletic program will
be given. Among the daily events are
the high diving exhibitions of Michael
Latimer of the Piedmont Swimming
club and performances by Joseph Irv
ing, tight rope walker, and Joseph le
MISSION ODD FELLOWS
ELECT NEW OFFICERS
The semi annual election of officers
of Mission lodge No. 7494, I. O. O. F.
(M. U.), which took place last Mon
day evening at Woodman's hall, re
sulted in the selection of the follow
Grand master, A. S. Macrae; noble grand, 0.
S Bigger; rice grand. William Carnie; flnanrlal
secretary, J. S. Currie: recording se««tary. J.
P. I.enehan. lecture master. William Ramsey;
treasurer. J. F. Klnman; warden. Frank Fag
ger: physician. Dr. E. W. Oouper.
The delegates to the grand lodge, which
n,. et> on the fourth Thursday iv January, were
LECTURE FOR CLUB
Dr. Frederick Burke will speak to
the Parent-Teacher club of the state
normal school at the regular monthly
meeting Friday, December 12, at 8:30
o'clock at Waller and Buchanan
The electric cranker of the Packard
"2-38" spins the motor so that it starts on
magneto. Operated by heel button. Like
every other Packard feature, this electric
cranker represents the utmost in depend
A full complement of lights is provided for
by the electric system.
The cranking motor and the generator are
I separate units, each designed to meet Pack
| ard requirements. A third unit, the dup
lex magneto, supplies current for ignition.
i The Packard three-unit system avoids com
plex and intricate wiring. It measures up
to the Packard standard of maximum service.
PACKARD MAXIMUM SERVICE QUALITIES
, ARE EMBODIED ALSO IN PACKARD TRUCKS
j * Van Ness Avenue and Jackson St., San Francisco, Cal.
LINCOLN HIGHWAY CONTRIBUTOR
qA slftihe s m~an\whoxownsTon c
THE FHAyCTSCO CALTJ AND POST, FRIDAY. DECEMBEtt 12, 1913
TWO QUACKS RUN
Dr. L. H. Brown, warned by his
friends of a felony warrant sworn out
against him In the crusade of the
state board of medical examiners, dis
appeared from Los Angeles yesterday
before the police could arrest him.
Doctor Brown is accused of grand
larceny by Eugene Barghelatto, who
was forced to sign a check for $115
while he was on the operating table
at the Cook Medical company offlce,
SS Third street.
The other doctor concerned in the
operation, who is named in the war
rant as "John Doe,"- has disappeared
from the offices managed by Doctor
Charles C. Holsman. Barghelatto went
to the quack shop with detectives, but
could not identify any one as having
taken part in fleecing him.
According to reports to Dr. Charles
B. Plnkham, secretary of the state
board, from special agents, a score of
quacks have quietly fled.
Dr. Filipe Martinez
To Be Buried Tomorrow
The funeral of Dr Filipe Martinez,
who died here yesterday, will take
place from the Spanish church in
Broadway tomorrow morning. The
doctor, who has been a prominent
member of the Mexican colony here
during his entire residence of 25
years, took an active interest in the
affairs of his countrymen and was
much beloved by rich and poor be
cause of his charitable work.
Doctor Martinez was born in Mexico
City, graduated from the Parisian
medical university and was surgeon
general of the Mexican army for many
years. He also was director of the j
hospital cival at Mazatlan. He is
survived by a widow. Dr. Lola Mar
MOTHERS' CLUBS IN
The following officers have been
elected by the consolidated Haight and
Lincoln School Mothers' club of Ala
meda: President, Mrs. Aileen Allen;
vice presidents, Mrs. H. J. Platts and
Mrs. Walton Farrar; corresponding
and recording secretary, Mrs. Fred
Toye; treasurer, Mrs. E. O. Schetter;
auditor, Mrs. A. T. Kalab.
Introductory Clothing Sale
In order to properly introduce our new Clothing Department, we will sell, without reserve, Suits,
Overcoats, and Raincoats, at 20 per cent discount. Sale still continues. Carroll Clothes are bought from
the best makers, sold by competent salesemen, and every suit will be properly fitted by our tailor.
Inventory. Regular Price. SALE PRICE. Inventory. Regular Price. SALE PRICE.
55 SUITS AT $15.00 $1 2.00 176 SUITS AT 25.00 $20-00
72 SUITS AT 17.50.. $14.00 47 SUITS AT 27.50 . $22.00
98 SUITS AT 20.00.. $16.00 68 SUITS AT 30.00...... $24.00
Inventory. Regular Price. SALE PRICE.
26 SUITS AT $32.50.. $26.00
420 Overcoats and Raincoats priced from $15.00 to $35.00, less 20 per cent.
For Christmas give him a Carroll Hat, Glove or Merchandise Order, and let him select to suit his taste.
PAUL T. CARROLL, Inc.
A Progressive Firm in a Progressive City.
CARL J. SOHST FRANK DAVIDSON PAUL T. CARROLL
1124-1126 Washington St, Near 12th
FOR 1915 ATTACKS
Collier's "Weekly is again on the de
fensive in its attacks on the Panama-
Pacific exposition. Frank Burt, di
rector of concessions, has written to
Mark Sullivan, the editor, demanding
a second retraction.
Collier's of December 6 attacked the
exposition, specially Burt's depart
ment, for the "Temple of Childhood"
concession, charging the concession
aires in a national campaign had made
it appear as an official exhibit.
Burt says in his letter that long be
fore the editorial appeared he had be
gun vigorous action against Frank
Danby, manager of the "Temple." to
stop misrepresentation. He has sent
Collier's copies of letters passing be
tween Danby and himself.
Except for the misrepresentation, he
says, no objection can be made to the
Collier's attacked the exposition a
few weeks ago for, it said, granting
a concession for the sale of eyeglasses
on the fair streets. The concession
had previously been refused, and Col
Girl Witness in Slave
Case Found Wandering
Miss Ethel Davis, complaining wit
ness against Thomas Furlong and
Lillian Drake, awaiting trial on a
pandering charge, was found this
morning in a dazed and half starved
condition by Detectives Walsh and
McPartland. For the last eight
nights she said she had slept in
churches and begged food in the
streets. She was placed in charge of
the juvenile court as she is only 17
Following her testimony in the
preliminary hearing in October, As
sistant District Attorney Ferrari gave
her a place in his house as a do
mestic. She was unable to explain
BENEFIT TO AID Y. W. C. A.
Mrs. Raymond C. Brooks, child imi
tator, will entertain tonight with "An
Evening in the Child World" in Starr
King hall. Fourteenth and Castro
streets, Oakland. The affair is for the
benefit of the Yonng Women's Chris
tian association. Mrs. Brooks is a
director of the association.
SCORED BY TAFT
NEW YORK, Dec. 12. —Former
President William H. Taft, lecturing
before the New York Peace society
last night, accused former President
Theodore Roosevelt of seeking to de
stroy the independence of the judiciary
and demoralise the administration of
justice in two continents.
Taft had been arguing for the main
tenance of the Monroe doctrine, when
he suddenly broke forth with:
"I am glad that Mr. Roosevelt, in
his visit to those countries (Brazil and
Argentina), has sought to impress
them with the view of the Monroe
doctrine that I have expressed. In
deed, he would have helped them, and
us, too, far more if he had confined
his teachings and lectures to explana
tions and limitations of the Monroe
doctrine and had not sought to de
stroy the independence of the judi
ciary and demoralise the administra
tion of Justice in two continents."
DON'T FAIL TO READ THE CALL
GIVE. HER 4
A TABLE LAMP
SOMETHING YOU CAN ALL
REG. 512.50 LAMP
Burn gas or
ill S p EC | AL
If) THIS WEEK
We II save you almost l / 2 on
gas and electric household appli
ances. Most complete stock in city.
Our low rent does it.
HAVERKAMP & GRUNERT
1148 MARKET, between 7th and Bth
20 ' 000
I ||j PEOPLE
910 Market Street
Near Powell Opp. Fifth
Thin In truly the greatest
slaughter of strictly high
grade Furn in thin elty.
\o renervntion—every arti
cle in Furs g«ea as advertised
—at junt Va price.
Don't Minn Meelnjr Onr Window*
Before Yon Buy
f§ THE KCRRIKR
sells his labor for |
money. If any- |
thing happens to 1
him he cannot |
work and there- §
fore has nothing I
Then is the time I
when savings put I
away in the strong I
Trust Company I
1 will come in |
i Have you a lit- |
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Phone Kearny 232
, Residence Phone West 91U