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Dally, by mall or carrier, one year 6.00 Bun day Herald, one year I.M Postage free In United States and Mexico; elsewhere postage added. ____ " THE HERALD IN SAN FRANCISCO AND OAKLAND —Los Angeles and Southern Cali fornia visitors to San Francisco and Oak land will find The Herald on sale at the news stands In the San Francisco ferry building and on the streets In Oakland by Wheatley and by Amos News Co. A file of The Los Angeles Herald can be •een at the office of our English represen- ; tatives, Messrs. E. and J. Hardy A Co.. 30, • 1 and 32 Fleet street, London, England. free of charge, and that firm will be glad to receive news, subscriptions and advertise ments on our behalf. On all matters pertaining to advertising address Charles R. Gates, advertising man ager._ Population of Los Angeles 327,685 CLEAR, CRISP AND CLEAN fKcsVioiA -UJJixAti §£ KCTRORSUM. W AT THE THEATERS AUDITORIUM— Florence Roberts. BB:LASCO — "Tin Cardm of Lle»." BCRRANK —"Merely Mary Ann." ORA>l>—"Carmen." LOS ANGELES—Vaudeville. MAJKSTIC—Dark. MABOX—OtU Skinner. OLYMPIC —Musical fares. ORl'HErM—Vaudeville. riUSCESS —Musical farce. ■» » » HIGH PRICES JOGDEN ARMOI'R says thi trust is not responsible for h'gh prices and is not making any money by the current quotations for foodstuffs. From one point of view Mr. Armour is correct. The tariff sys tem is responsible for conditions which make it possible to hold up the coun try for higher rates for food while sup plies In abundance are kept in cold Morage. It must be admitted, however, the beef trust has not been slow to take advantage of the lovely conditions pro vided for it by the kindly foresight of j a trust-paternal government. After j all the beef-trust magnate* "wear no wing's for to deceive us." They are out for PROFITS. When in the course of I human events it becomes poMlble for them to control supply and demand of foodstuffs in such a way price* are ' regulated in a manner that will guar antee every member of the beef trust a reward for his labor and ingenuity it is not likely the beef barons will neglect their opportunities for benevo lent autophilanthropy. POLITICAL PROGRESS CALIFORNIA WEEKLY agrees with Los Angeles Herald "we are on the eve 'if profound changes in the main currents of politi cal life. Our cities are becoming non partisan and our states ami our na tion will follow in their train. Issues will divide men so that they will stay divided and respect each other's party lines, and nothing else will. Today progressive Republicans and progres sive Democrats re much nearer to gether than progressive Republicans and the organization members of that party." The direct primary system has al ready had one result not less note ■worthy than all its other lii cements. It has induced citizen* to tnke a per- I serial interest in political matters, it will help bring about a restoration of. the drat principles of Amerkanimi and establish this, democratic republic on the popular foundation on which it was intended to rest, "broad based upon a people's will." PARKS TT OS ANGELES has a finer system LfJP public parks than any other of public parks than a: y oth< r -" city in the world. In this respect, as in many others, Greater Los Angeles is magnificently planned and equipped, But with the increase of park area comes increase in cost of upkeep. While there Is some famous "wild country" in the parks of Greater Los Angeles, a neglected area does not constitute a metropolitan park. In the smaller parks some economies, such as those proposed by Judge Silent, are obvious. Patrolmen and laborers can watch the parks, and at the same time make themselves generally use i ' to the community. By economizing, funds will bo avail able for improvements which Judge Si lent is anxious to have put into effect, ' bo that the parks may be brought up to the standard of, "the City Beautiful." , SOLID THREE REPORT of the proceedings at the supervisors' meetings show the Solid Three are apparently bent upon running amuck among the moral Interests. McCabe's defiance of public opinion is particularly outspoken. In a devil-may-care manner ho announced It did not matter to him whether anti license petitions were signed by every man, woman and child In his district, he would vote license if HE saw lit; would vote th way HE thought best. In a country of representative gov ernment, there is a point—generally concerned with questions of morality— at which a definite course of action in accordance with public sentiment be comes mandatory upon a public offi cial. In a government by czars, of ty rants, and for Interest! the people's will would not be taken into account. But In a country governed by the people, for the people and of the people, it is the duty of a public servant to hold himself in correct relation to the pub lic will, and when It Is definitely ex pressed with reg-,i to any point of policy, it Is his duty as a public SER VANT, to obey it in his official action. If he were a public BOBS, It would ibe a different matter. An autocrat Is not responsible to the people. It is evident the Solid Three hold an incor rect mental attitude with regard to themselves, their offices, duties and re sponsibilities. The sooner this attitude is corrected, and the accompanying strabismus which mars the vision of the Bolld Ones is rectified, the better it will be for the public, and for the public's Three Solidified Servants. IT CHARLES E. RUSSELL hits tha nail "right on the head" when, In reviewing the unprecedented financial depravity of the most im moral and progressive of nil the cen turies, the wicked nineteenth, ho says: "Take the nun that created this gl« gantlc Instrument of evil (the Sys tem), what a study! Hood men, in their way—not bad—each a perfect ex pression of a certain system and a cer tain Ideal; each, no doubt, with a code and standard of morals to which he be lieved himself to adhere; each highly respected, and, according to the sys tem, respectable; all following out log ically the tuition of their times; not much different from other men—no worse and no better—like other men, the product of conditions; BROUGHT UP TO ACCEPT WITHOUT ONE QUES TION' THE ESSENTIAL MORALITY OF THE DOLLAR HUNT; trained to It, eager for It, snuffing it like hounds on the trail. And then, being en dowed with the opportunity of wealth, making of It (in accordance with their training- and the accepted system) this misuse for which the next generation pays such a price." "The essential MORALITY of the dollar hunt!" Aye, there's the rub. Some years ago a group of the greatest politico-financier*—or finan cial politicians—in tha United States sat talking over the affairs of the day. In their midst wns an caper young newspaper writer who was bent upon making a study of American political conditions and finding out whether there really was in practice such a supremely altruistic, benevolent, WuKLD CONQUERING quality aa the "Americanism" of which he had read in the course of his somewhat pro found studies of American history and politics. Suddenly one of the American Titan 1; turned to a companion, and, slapping him on the knee, exclaimed, with bois terous vehemence, "Well, we're all after IT, and that's what's the mat ter." "IT?" "s**sssssss." ANCIENT ENGINEERS CILONEL ROORRVELT hap hern much Impressed by the evidences of the engineering .skill of the an cient Kgyptians. Stone coffins twelve feet in help-lit and ten in length, weigh ing between sixty nnd seventy ion.--. were carrier] to tomb-on yes and then conveyed alonpr narrow corridors and put in place. Nay, more, in the con struction of the pyramids blocks of stone, each as large as a good-sized mod. m building, were taken froro quarries and conveyed over mi!' I rough country, or, perhaps, in some rafted down the Xlle. Now the Egyptians were not miracle workers, it stands t" reason that they had a method of rock quarrying, transportation and handling of enor mous blocks, of wilier! method all traces have been lost. Even after the blocks were brought from the quarries —even after that seeming: miracle had bi iii accomplished ■ they had to be Rquared into symmetrical proportions and adjusted in various sizes to fit the. gradually decreasing angles of the pyramid, and as the work proßt. blocks had to be hoisted to a great height and placed with absolute exact- Colonel Roosevelt is correct. Among ail the wonders of Egypt none gives i tor thought to us conceited modi ma than the evidences of the su perior engineering skill of the Egyp tians, who in the course of the day's work could perform feats that for us ; )i our expert mechanical ability, would be impossible. THE HERETIC Obsessed by an Error, the poor sinner see Respiring in whimsical wheezes; With occasional whoops, which, (to just you and me), Sound VERY LIKE old-fashioned sneezes. He knows he is fooled, Knows that harmony reigns; Knows his illness is base imitation; | And yet he exclaims, with a face wry with p.iins, -''I.' merung, Hellan 1) lin Nation." —Watts Evening Register. LOS ANGELES HEKALD: WEDNESDAY MOHNIXG. MARCH 30, 1010. avw^qb ]4S9^^^^ki 3^ob^ //* Sh^Kguuv XjO^^^ Xj f^j <^ rc^^kl 4j^&b^^ba^sp^^S^^P^^^^^^^^V^^h ROOSEVELT'S HONESTY SOME people are angry at Col. Roosevelt's Egyptian speech. Others are disappointed. They think he ought to have told the natives to throw the white man out of the Nile region, even as he has been ejected (but not "so as you can see it") from California, New Mexico, Texas, Alas ka, the Philippine islands and other places where he has insisted on estab lishing his trading stations and then planting stoics and factories and founding a civilization for all the world resembling, to the dot let of an i, the old, original Brummagem, It's too had about Egypt. Rut we don't think the white man will lose that part of his burden for a day or two, It is too near the Suez canal. Our American republic has Its own Egypt; and when the Panama canal is nearlng completion our Egyptian problem will become very acute. Mr. ROOSI - It realizes this. A policy of expansion with the motto, 'Trade fol lows the flag," lias been the policy of the ("niti 1 States for sixty years: anil, we are persuaded, will be the national policy for sixty or six hundred more. Col. Roosevelt is too honest to dodge the i ROOSTERS EASTERN dispatches nay the New York Easter hat show consisted almost entirely of "i hantcelers." or chanti '<■ r:-. Even the new costumes illustrate.l the craze for rooster colors. Since ihe year One the rooster has been th.- friend of man. He crowed for Adam in Eden, but Eve was not modernized sufficiently to yank out. his tail feathers, instead of plucking fig-leaves, lie crowed for Noah in the ark. He crowed for Romulus and Komus when the;,- were building the first rude Home with adobe. He crow ed for Columbus on the caravels, and his shrill clarion (we believe that is th rrect phrase) has heralded civ ilization on its westward urge. Hut ri"ver before has the rooster been elevated. Never before has mankind acknowl edged the superiority of the feathered biped by borrowing- his plumage. Dur ing the reign of the rooster, it is prob able barnyard fowls will fetch fancy All ye thrifty California house wives who have egns to set, prepare to set them now! And reverse the usual process. Instead of praying for pul .l root for roosters. At hist the crowful hero has come into his own. Roo tors' rights are recognised, WHY A POSSE? ALMOST incredible is the sequel of the story of the elopement of a .'an Diego love-sick boy and girl They were recaptured at Santa Ana. Again they eloped, and betook them selves to the mountains, WHITHER THEY WERE PURSUED BY A POSSE. Think of this Southern Cali fornia Romeo and Juliet seeking refuge in the snowy fastnesses, AND HUNT ED A,-' IF THEY WERE CRIMINALS! WHY WERE THEY PURSUED BY A POSSE? Why should these poor young peo ple have been hunted to the hilis with hue and cry, as If they were criminals or desperadoes? What was their crime? WHY WERE THEY PURSUED BY AN ARMED POSSE? Andrew Carnegie says wealth is not being taxed enough, He might have added that the proportion it allows to the labor and brains which create it is disgracefully Inadequate. As soon as it_ can bo proved that captains of industry can be successful without the co-ope ration of thousands of their fellow men, ii may be admitted labor la not en titled to a square-deal share In the results of its activity; but nut till then. Barbarous Extravagance GOOD TIME COMING MX CARNEGIE predict! that be fore many years the laborer will be both capitalist and workman. Thll prediction will not add to the hap piness of those who believe class dis tinctions arc divinely ordered and are permanent. Mr. Carnegie foresees the day when, with the spread of knowl edge and tho increase of popular edu cation, the man who lakes part in pro duction will realize that he is entitled to reap the rewards of production. He will come to bis senses, and find it is not right that he should co-operate with other workmen and with the office Staff and the employer in the produc tion of certain article!, or quantities of article!, yet ihould be paid, not as If he bad a freedtnan's share in the co operative effort which produced salable results, but as if all he had any right to were a serfs dole, accompanied by •i threat of deprivation of further op portunity of dole-earning if he should grumble at the meagerness of the pit- Modern college l.oys nre certainly most enterprising, iiright youths rep ntlng Cornell university are on the way from Ithaca, X. V., to Los An ••■ 1. | to debate with representatives oC tiro university or southern California on the subject. "Resolved, the. com mission form of government should be adopted in the cities of the United States." The Los Angeles team, being progressive, will argue for the affirm ative. Los Angeles realty board, In taking up consolidation of city and county offices, is bringing the question Into practical business and practical polities. Members of J."s Angeles realty board sent a great interest for which l.'i.s Angeles Is famous, and no class Of citizens has more at heart—for busi ness as well as patriotic reasons—the true and permanent welfare of our me tropolis. Plttsburg grafters are warned to confess, After they have confessed they will be tried, and perhaps pun i bed, We wish we could add, "And that will stop grafting in the United States." But it can be ended only by a great moral awakening, and appeal to honor and conscience, and a return to the first principles of Americanism. Colonel Roosevelt told the Egyptian editors he was a newspaper man. It is an open secret the colonel's heart for many years has been In the daily newspaper business. If he had had the good fortune to have been comp- HERALD WILL PUBLISH SERIES OF ARTICLES ON LEGISLATION LOS ANGELES HERALD takes pleasure in announcing the publication, beginning at an early date, of a series of ten arti cles by Franklin Hitchborn, the well known legislative expert, who prints "each year the "Story of the Session of the California Legislature." Last California assembly and senate were about evenly divided bet ween the machine and anti-incahine forces, with a margin in each house to the advantage of the anti-machine element. The anti machine advantage was, however, overcome by the machine ele ment when, during the first week of the session, the machine was left to organize the legislature. Consequently the machine was able to block the passage of many good measures. Much of the work of the next legislature, if the anti-machine element be in control, will be to complete this unfinished work of the last session. In order that the public may get a good grasp of the situation The Herald, by arrangement with -Mr. Hitchborn, will publish his articles upon the following subjects: (1) "The Railroad Regulation Legislation;" (2) "Proposed Amendments to the State Constitu tion Which Deal with Railroad Regulation;" (3) "The Direct Pri mary Law;" (4) The Selection of United States Senators by Popu lar Vote;" (s) "The Simplification of the Criminal Statutes;" (6) •Reform of the Election Laws;" (7) "The Local Option Bill;" (8) "Amendment of the (iame Laws;" (9-) "The Initiative Amendment;" (10) "Good Work of the Last Legislature Which the Machine Ele ment Will Labor to Undo." I elled to hustle for a living, he would have been a "star man" on a daily paper. Hut would he have been heard of in public life? Hardy likely, public Writer! seldom enter public life. It is not much fun to bold a routine posi tion of any kind at any salary after enjoying the privilege of "all around observation and criticism" on a news paper. At Los Angeles will be held the con vention of the Hotel Men's mutual Ben efit association of the I'nited States and Canada, a great and important organization representing more than $100,000,000 of capital. Southern Cali fornia's fruits and table delicacies are well known in hotel circles. Boost the convention. A wireless telegram lias been received from the steamship Korea, thirty-six miles off Koron. This is tho ago when wonder! become commonplace, yet "wirelcs " is so uncannily close to t topathy that all thinking men are impressed by its future possibilities even more than by its present achieve ments. Railroad logic*, as exhibited In its presentation before ('ommis--inner Prouty, of the Case for the Conge, is Buffering from Qaneral Inconsistency, The worst feature of being an advo catUl dlaboll is the difficulty of dis suading the public from th belief the odor of SUlphUr indicates brimstone. New office buildinas are planned and ■oon will be built in Los Angeles. Al ready our city has more big buildings than New York e.uld brag of no further back than fifteen years ago. Billboards are to lovely Los Angeles what soot smears would-be to the face of a beautiful woman. They are neither useful nor ornamental, and must lie removed. Southern California citrus fruit in dustry is looking forward with confi dent expectation to relief from rail road rate rapacity. Pull together, and keep on pulling together. There's nothing like team work. It is 1 the Los Angeles way. Yes; "Los Angolans" is better than "Angelenos." Well. Has SHE a nice new bonnet? SOME WISDOM LEFT "Ynu didn't tell the barber you were In a hurry." "No; I didn't want him to know it." — Pltuburg Post. Society News THE first important wedding of Easter week will tako | place this evening,' when Miss Aimee Bruns wig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luclen Napoleon '[- Brunswig, and Alexander Field of San Francisco will be married at the residence of the bride's parents, 2640 West Adams street. The service of the Episcopal church will be read by the Rev. Lewis Gouverneur Morris, rector of St. John's church. The flo ral arrangements will be beautiful, dec orations being in charge of Miss For man. Under the stairs in the hall a bower of Cherokee roses and Easter lilies and ferns is arranged, beneath which the bridal party will stand. • Miss Brunswig will have as attend ants Miss Katherlne Melles and Miss Mary Clark as maids of honor. Miss Marguerite Brunswig, the little sister of the bride, and little Miss Elizabeth Vail of Santa Barbara will be the flower girls. Mr. Field will be at tended by Norwood Howard as best man. man- _.*_ Miss Georgia Off, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. A. Off of 2302 South Flower street, entertained last even- Ing at the Los Angeles Country club with a dinner In honor of Miss Hazel Pietzen of Berkeley, who is visiting In the city. The table decorations are in yellow, jonquils being used, and covers laid for twelve. i Mrs. Albert Crutcher of West Adams street Is planning a trip to New York this sunimer, visiting Mrs. Thomas Hodman. -♦- Mrs. E. P. Ryan and her two daugh ters, Mrs. L. T. Bradford and Mrs. Minnie Bryan, entertained with a largo buffet luncheon for which over 200 In* vitations wore issued. Yellow jonquils in a basket tied with a big bow of yellow tulle formed the decorations for the large dining room table, and tho small tables through the rooms were similarly arranged. Pink roses and hyacinths were used with delightful effect in the reception room, Where the hostesses received their guests, assisted by those women: Mrs. Willoughby Rodman, Mrs. Joseph Bo hon, Mrs. Albert Crutcher, Mrs. Samuel Jlaskins, Mrs. F. irwin Herron, Mrs. Barton K. Green, Mrs. Holland Bishop, Mrs. 1 Edward Bosbyshell, Mrs. West Hughes, Mrs. Jack Jovne, Mrs. Arthur Braly, Miss Clara Mercereau and Miss K. Page. The library was fragrant with the odor of many sweet peas, arranged In dainty baskets tied with gauze stream ers. Mrs. Bryan wore a handsome Im ported gown of black chiffon, ein broided in Jet. Mrs, Bradford was gowned in white satin draped with chif fon and elaborate embroidery of gold. Miss Bryan wore an imported frock of shaded green chiffon with white lace. Ahren's orchestra played throughout the afternoon. Miss Blanche Leonard, whose engage ment to Sidney A. Butler hits recently been announced, will be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Allison Galbraith on a motoring trip to Santa Barbara, where they will spend the week end at Hotel Pot -*- ' * A bridge luncheon yesterday after noon was the last of a series of three delightful affairs which have been giv en by Mrs. Edward Magauran, who with Mr. Magauran will leave soon for | Europe. The, beautiful home on South I Alvarado street was decorated with I dark red geraniums and ferns. I The prizes Included a marble statue and several pieces of cut glass. There were preent Mrs. W. A. More house, Mrs. Clarenco H. Pease, Mrs. Wlllltta J. Hole, Mrs. George H. Kress, Mrs. Edward (',. Dieter, Mrs, C. F. A. Last, Mrs. Henderson Hayward, Mrs. Rimer COle, Mrs. Harry Underbill, Mrs. W, H. Strong, Mrs. Nicholas nice, Mia. Marion Calvert Wilson, Mrs. Percy Clark, Mrs. J. G. Warren, Mrs. Ethel Graham, Mrs. Lewis Clark Carlisle, ! Mrs. J C. Brown, Mrs. Sherman Pease, Mrs. D. «',. Peck, Mrs. Daniel Scliriver, Mrs. E. H. Wolcott, Mrs. Sidney I. Darrln, Miss Frances Smith, Miss Emma 1. Harvey, and the Misses Jessie and Grace Pease and Margaret and Esther Dent, —♦- Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Peet of Chi cago, who are spending the winter In California, are the guests of the Misses Creighton of st. James Park. Mr. Peet is an enthusiastic golfer, being a mem ber of the Edgewater Golf club of Chi . ago, playing much at the Country club and at Annandale. Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Jones of Cole grove will sail for Europe on April 8, to be gone Indefinitely, Mrs. Jones is the daughter of Senator and Mrs. Cor nelius Cole, and she and her husband will visit Mr. Jones' parents, who live In England. _ —4 — Mrs Lynn Helm of Ellendalo place will give a breakfast this morning at 10 o'clock in honor of her house guests, Mrs Edward Young of Chicago and Mrs. J. W. Culp of Washington, D. C. ■ —■•!»•••■ Prominent among the affairs of the week is the reception to be given to morrow by Mrs. D. M. Linnard of Los Robles and Colorado streets. ■ —*5* — Mrs William Eliot Selbie, -wife of Lieutenant Selhie of the United States artillery, who Is stationed in the Phil ippines, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mi- James A. Anderson of 515 Shatto place Mr. Selbte will return to the States in June, having been trans ferred and will be stationed at Fort Cook, Omaha. Mrs. Selbie has been spending a few weeks with her broth er In San Diego, but will return to Los Angeles In a few days. Mrs. K. M. BarUett entertanled at dinner at her homo on West Thirtieth street Monday evening for Mrs. Kath erlne Boynton and her daughter, Miss Gwendolyn Boynton, of Colorado Springs. Miss Boynton is attending the Westlake school for girls this win ter while her mother passes the months quietly at one of the residen tial hotels at Long Beach. , , -♦— A delightful affair was the card par ty with which Mrs. M. E. Flint and her sister. Miss M. J. Nlmmo, enter tained yesterday afternoon. Mrs. A. M. Wright of Troy, N. V., who is vis iting friends In Pasadena, was the guest of special honor. The beautiful home was made into an exquisite Jap anese bower with wistaria, lanterns and fans. The score cards were deli cate hand-painted scenes. The guests were Mrs. A. M. Wright, Mrs. C. A. Nimmo, Mrs. Ada C. Martin, Mrs. Ben jamin Wheeler, Mrs. Jamie Fox, Mrs. Thomas Pascoe, Mrs. Johns, Mrs. M. E. Jasper, Mrs. Lucy E. Flack, Mrs. N. T. Powell, Mrs. M, L. Gatey, Mrs. Grace Geldrich, Mrs. Mary A. Hicks. Mrs. . Godfrey Edward, , Mrs. Fred Schneider, Mrs. A. B. Mcltinney, Mrs. A. P. Chapln, Mrs. J. H. McCutchan. Mrs. J. A. Henderson, Mrs. Helen Steckel, Mrs. B. S. Shattuck, Miss K. Naud, Miss F. M. Rogers, Miss Lulu Crawford, Miss Bessie Stoddard and Miss Genevevo Cormack. -*- ■ ■ 'k-■■:■■■■ ■;:■ ;: Mr. and Mrs. Clark Mahan enter tained with a musk-ale at their home in Linda Vista street last night. About forty guests wero Invited, amongf whom wore Gen. and Mrs. G. C. Hol lows, Mr. and Mrs. George Drake Kud dy. Mr. and Mrs. Robert YVlllFon, Mr. and Mrs. George ovunnyro, Mr. and Mr*. 3. B. Peacock, Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Odoll. Dr. F. B. Wost, Dr. Car rol, Dr. and Mrs. Platcho Harden, Frederick Wylde, Mrs. John Abraham- Bon, Frank Adams and Henry Chrlsteen Warn tick. Mr. Wylde, who has just returned from New Orleans, is a gifted pianist, and it was In lii 3 honor that Mrs. Ma han entertained. He gave a delight ful program of Bach and Beethoven ■•lection*, and later the guests wore trentod to some of his own composi tions. Mrs. John Abramsnn, who has a delightlul voice, sang some of Mr. Warnack'l poems which she had set to music. Mr. Ruddy, Mr. Wylde, Mr. Warnack and Mr. Frank Adams were guests at a handsomely appointed dinner which Mr. and. Mrs. Mahan gave earlier in the evening. -*- Among the notable society events of the after-Lenten season was the tea which Mrs. Ward Chapman of North goto street gave yesterday for her mother, Mrs. J. S. Chapman, who will leave April 2 for Europe, where she will join her daughter. Miss Mary Chapman. Mrs. Archibald McCutch eon, who will leave for Washington on the same date, was also an honored guest. The guests were Mrs. E. L. Do heny, Mrs. Walter Jarvls Barlow, Mrs. Charles Modlnl Wood, Miss Elizabeth "Wood, Miss Florence Wood, Mrs. Charles F. Noyes, Mrs. W. H. Peary, Mrs. George Francis Miles, Mrs. George. Francis Miles, Jr., Mrs. K. T. Johnson, Mrs. R. T. Johnson, Jr., Miss Sada. Johnson, Mrs. Charles Dick, Mrs. J. Crampton Anderson, Mrs. Joseph Bu mlller, Mrs. Charles Noyes, Mrs. Dur war F. Durrand, Mrs. Max Chapman of San Francisco, Miss Jean Kylo of Indianapolis and Mrs. Charles Moore of San Francisco. Mrs. Chapman's honutlful homo w»s almost a bowor of spring flowers. Fink enchantreil geraniums were used In the dining; room find jonriullls ami ferns wore used In the don, living: room and hall, while the flrWßlaoe and the jardinieres wore filled with huckleberry greens. A. C. ntlicke of the Alexandria and Hoilenbeok hotels will leave Los An gelea tomorrow morning, under the auiplc*! of the steamship department of the German-American Savings lmnk, on an extended tour through Kurope, visiting I/ondon, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Home, Naples, Genoa and other points of interest. "F ' The executive hoard of the Los An rcli's District federation will be enter tained today at ;unchoon by Mrs. Walters al lier country place at Glon dora. Cover* will he laid for Mrs. J. B. Llppincott, Mrs. Frank Howe of Long Beach, Mrs. Arturo Banditti, Mrs. BpaJding, Miss Hawks, Dr. Lottie Davidson, Dr. Julia Youngman John son, Mrs. Foster Elliott, Mrs. George M. Jordan, Mrs. Perdinnnd Davis, Mrs. Fred Hooker Jones, Mrs. William K:ir hyte, Mrs. Abbot Kinney, Mrs. Walter Pack, Mrs. Dupuy, Mrs. Randall Hutohinson, Mrs. Douglas and Mrs. W. W. Orcutt. —4_ Miss -Goorgle Off if South Flower street is entertaining Miss Hazel Piet zen of Berkeley. Many social affairs are being given in her honor. /■;■ —4 — Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Donald Road entertained with a theater party last evening: at the Auditorium. Supper was served afterward at Levy's. A portion of the scholarship com mittee entertained with a card party at the Women's Club house yesterday afternoon- for the fund. Bridge and live hundred were played under the direction of Mrs. J. M. Davis, assisted by Mrs. Woodslde. Mrs. B. 11, Cass, Mrs. W, S. Taylor, Mrs. A. B. Cass, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Thomas B. Mar shall, Mis. D. S. Setnan, Miss Mar shall, Mrs. Dr. Randall Hutchlnson, Mrs. W. O. Jones, Mrs. Jordan, Mrs. Stansbury and Mrs. Charles Shattuck. Light refreshments were served and the affair was a grand success both socially and financially. There wen more than three hundred women pres ent, and all enjoyed a delightful after noon. The prizes were won by Mrs. Spencer, Mrs. Talbot, Miss Steams, Miss Miller, Miss Taylor, Mrs. Cum. mlngs. Miss Shiess, Mrs. Marklell, Mrs. Crenshaw, Mrs. Splnks and Miss Florence Osborn. -.;.- «• Among the events of the early week was a luncheon at the California club when Dr. Walter Llndley entertained Otis Skinner, now playing an engage ment at the Mason. Covers were also laid for Dr. John R. Haynes, Dr. Bert Ellis and Messrs. Phillip Kitchen, Samuel T. Clover, Guerney Newlin, John McGroarty, Fielding Stllson and H. W. Brundlge. —♦- Mrs. David' Chambers McCan will give a small luncheon at her homo In West Adams street next Tuesday for Miss Zona Gale. Miss Gale was a fellow resident In Milwaukee when Mrs. McCan lived there, and has achieved considerable success as a short story writer in the last' few years. She will be the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. McCan for a few days. ■♦" Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barry, who have been living in New York recently, will leave soon for the west, where they will visit in several of the larger cities. Mr. Barry has an assignment from Edward Box to write a series of articles on the woman suffrage ques tion for the Ladies' Homo Journal, and with that purpose in view "will visit Denver, Salt Lake, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other cities of the coast. While here the writer will probably be the guest of his parents at their hoiuu in Monrovia. Music Notes Mrs. Eva Young Zobelein and Miss Margaret Goetz were soloists yester day afternoon at the study of classic songs held in Music hall, Blanehard building. The success of this class has been so pronounced that many teach ers of the public schools of the city have persuaded Miss Goetz and Archi bald Sessions to begin another class, which will have its first meeting Sat urday morning next at the same place. JEFFERSON DAVIS' GRANDSON WILL WED COLORADO GIRL COLORADO SPRINGS, March 29.— The engagement of Jefferson Hayes Davis, grandson of Jefferson Davis, president of the southern Confederacy, to Miss Doree Dewitt, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Theodore F. Dewitt of Broad moor, a suburb of Colorado Springs, was announced today. The date of the wedding has not been announced, but it probably will take place next summer after young Davis graduates from Columbia college.