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How the Smart Set Enjoys Itself These
Autumn Days— Miss Carroll's Engagement
to W. R Whittier Belles Sell Sweets for Charity
DAINTY belies and stately matrons sold
bag upon bag' and box upon box of
dainty confections yesterday afternoon ;
and evening at the residence of Mrs. E. j
J. Coleman on the corner of Sacramento and j
Hyde streets. The candy sale was for the ;
benefit of the Man* Kip Orphanage, a char- j
ity that has always been an especial pet of the
smart set.
During the hours from 2 till 6 in the after
noon and from 8 till 11 in the evening the
spacious parlors of the J Coleman residence
■were crowded with a fashionable assemblage.
Boxes of bonbons sold as quickly and readily ,
as the proverbial hot cakes pr.d a goodly sum ;
was netted for the charity. Excellent taste |
and a love of novelty marked the arrangment j
of the room and tables. For the main draw- j
ing-room fish nets studded wita autumn |
blossoms draped the walls and innumerable I
chains of rare-colored lanterns of all sizes and !
Bhapes" were strung from the center chandelier
to the four corners of the room.
There was an excellent musical programme
furnished by Messrs. Coffin, Tucker. Brenner ;
and the ladies of the Mendelssohn Club. The j
following lndi-s presided at the various tables,
and the success <•! the entertainment is due to i
their untiring efforts: Fisliponri— Thomas
P. Woodw«td; candy table*— W. S. Wow,
vicepresHent of the orphanage, assisted by
the board of lady manager;; refreshment
booth— Misses Mavnard and Miss Findley; ,
lemonade— Mrs. R. B. Sanchez; fortune-tell- j
ing— McNeil; children's table— Miss Gus
sie Foutc, Miss Lucy Gwin Co!emau nnd Stan
ford G win. On the reception committee were: ;
Miss Mary Bell Gwin, Miss Ethel Tompkine, j
Miss Frances Curry, Miss Dai.«y Van Ness. Miss
Bestio Bowie, Miss May Knedlander, Miss Ma
mie Thomas mid Miss lsabe!le Woodward.
At a luncheon at the University Club on j
Friday afternoon Miss Lizzie Carroll, daughter ■
of Mrs. Richard T. Carroll, formally an
nounced her engagement to William R. Whit
lier This prospective union of the Carroll - ;
and Wintrier imniiiesis an ideal arrangement.
Both of the young people are well and widely
known and: extremely popular in the most ex
clusive circles. At Mrs, Carrolls' luncheon the
table was exquisitely decorated, all of pure ;
snouy blossoms, and her euests were: Miss
Romie Wallace, Kiss Alice Hager,Mi«s Isabel le
O'Connor, Miss Mamie Thomas. Miss Daisy Van
Ness, Miss "Bessie Zane, Miss Mattie Whittier, 1
Mrs. Bothin, Miss Jennie Biair, Miss Ella Mor
gan and Miss Rose Hooper. .
The first performance of "The Prisoner of |
Zcnda"' last Monday evening at the Baldwin ;
attracted quite a number of theater-parties. \
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander of New j
York had a box-party comprising Miss Flor- i
ence Mills, Maitland Alexander of New York
and R. M. Tobin. Mrs. Hager's party included
Mr. and Mrs. J. Downey Harvey, Misses Emelie 1
and. Alice Hager, Miss Laura McKinstry, j
Colonel C. F. Crocker, J. A. Hart, Horace G. |
Platiana Donald de V. Graham. The guests j
of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Spreckels were Mrs. Mar- ;
garet Irvine, Miss .Louise Ehrhorn and Cal- |
laghan Byrne. Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Crocker
entertained J. W. Byrne, John De Witt Allen
and Oscar T. Sewall. Mrs. JoseDh Sadoc
Tobin's guests were the Misses Celia and
Beatrice Tobin, . Miss Virginia Fair and
Clement Tobiu. Mr. and Mrs. Russell J. Wil
•on, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Crockett and Mr. and
Mrs. Mountford S. Wilson formed another j
party. With Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hopkins :
were E. W. Hopicins. Miss Helen Hopkins, Miss ]
Carroll Crockett, Lawson S.Adams and Jared ,
Rathbone. Edward M. Green-way's party com
prised Miss Romietta Wallace, Misses lizzie
and Gertrude Carroll, P. A. Greenwood and
Edgar Peixotto.
The wedding of Miss Minnie Nightingale
and Dr. W. J. P. Lawton will take place at the |
home of the bride's parents, 300 Haight street, |
at 8:30 o'clock on Wednesday evening, October
21. Rev. Horatio Stebblns will officiate. As
it is to be strictly a family affair, there will be
no bridesmaids nor groomsmen. Miss Night
ingale is the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Nightingale and sister of Dr. John Night
ingale, Joseph Nightingale, Mrs. Hamilton
Page, Mrs. George li. X. Jackson and Miss
Georgie Nightingale. Dr. Law ton is a young
dentist of this City.
William Greer Harrison gave a lunch party
recently in the Red Room at the Bohemian
Club, as a compliment to Miss Ethel E. Cohen.
Those invited to meet her were Mrs. H. M. A.
Miller, Mrs. George H. Lent, Miss Alice Hoff
man, Miss Emilie Hager, Donald de V. Graham,
Hugo Toland, Ernest Peixotto and Harry '
There is to be an open-air horseshow at the
grounds of the Burlingame Club on Saturday,
October 17, from 10 o'clock in the morning
until 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Horse shows
of this kind have been made very popular by
the country clubs at Long Branch and, New
port, and the coming one is to be fashioned
after them. The courtesies of the Burlingame
Club, such as signing cards, etc., will be ex
tended lor the day to the members of the
Pacific-Union, University, Cosmos and Bohe
mian Clubs. Any exhibitor who Is not a mem
ber of the club will be given a badge entitling i
him to the privileges of the club for the time
being. There will be no charge for admission
to the grounds nor for stabling, and horses
from Oakland and San Rafael will be shipped
to and from the grounds free of charge. The
rules of the Horseshow Association of the Pa
cific Coast will govern. A table d'note lunch
eon will be served at the clubhouse. The en
tries will be open and free to all, and will in
clude norses in harness, * tandems, fours-in
hand, roadsters, saddle-horses and jumping
classes. The entries will close on October 15,
and blanks may be obtained from the secre- 1
tary of the Burlingame Club or from the Horse- I
show Association, room 30, Mills building.
. •— —
Rang Merrily During the Past
A VERY pretty home wedding of last
week wes that of Miss Emma Tornow
and Mr. Matthew Matulich, who were
married Saturday evening, the 3d inst.,
at the residence of the bride's sister, Mrs. A.
Hahn, 992 Noe street.
The bride was charmingly attired in a cos
tume of white silk, trimmed in ribbon and
point lace. The long tulle veil, which extended
to the bottom of the skirt, was fastened to the
hair with a wreath of orange blossoms.
The bridesmaid was Miss Mamie E. Thomas,
and George Matulich was best man. --■
Miss Thomas was attired in white nuns' veil-
Ing, trimmed in point lace and ribbons.
The house was tastefully decorated in flow
ers, ferns and smilax. . . ■
Supper was served at about 9 o'clock, after
which dancing, games, songs, etc., were in
dulged in. , >■:-
Among those present were : Mr. and Mrs. A.
Hahn, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hahn,. Mr. and Mrs.
Rice, Miss Rice, Mr. Kataich, Miss Maggie
Thomas, Steven May, Miss Mamie Thomas.
George Matulich, Miss Myrtle Hahn, Miss Elsie
Hahn, George Tornow, Andrew Hahn and
Irving Hahn.
Mr. and Mrs. Matulicn will reside at the cor
ner of Twenty- fourth and Bartlett streets. ;■:
The wedding of Miss Alyda Van Laak, daugh
ter of Mr. and. Mrs. L. Van Laak, and Dr.
Charles P. Elwert of New York City, will take
place on Thursday evening, October 15, at
8:30 o'clock, at the residence of the bride,
2018 Howard street. Miss Hattie Van Laak
will be the maid of honor and Callaghan
Byrne will be tbe best roan. It will be a pink
and white wedding. Dr. Elwert is a nephew
of the late Dr. Zeile of this City. He formerly
resided here, but for | the past eight years has
been practicing his profession in New York
City, where he and his bride will reside.
The wedding of John F. Hewltson and Miss
Mary Alice Flood, both of : Crockett, was sol
emnized September 23 by Rev. Father Welch,
at . St. Rose's Church, in Valona. The bride
was attired in a beautiful gown of cream nun's
veiling and was attended by her bridesmaids,
Miss Nelly Glancy of Crockett and Mi*s Mabel
Leary of San Francisco. The brother of the
bride, Edward Flood, acted as best man. After
the ceremony the guests repaired to the
bride's future home, where an elaborate wed
ding breakfast was served. The happy couple
left on the afternoon train - for Monterey.
Tnoso present were: Mr. and Mrs. Hewltson,
Miss Nellie Glancy, Miss Mabel Leary, Mrs.
Flood, Miss May Lowry, Miss Nellie Lowry,
Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Moilcs, Miss Emma Be Us,
Miss Bertha Betts, Mrs. Hehn, Miss N. Narbett,
Kate Glancy, EvaGlancv, Mrs. Thomas, Emily,
Thomas, Mrs. Beam, Edith Beam. Mrs. Glancy,
Mrs. Standish, Mrs. Dojphus, Mrs. Kearny,
Rev. Father Welsh. Eddie Flood, Eugene
Flood, x Eugene Anderson, Newton Booth,
Charles Mundy, Frank Mundy, Jack Lowry,
Mr. Dempsey, Theo Moiles, Will Molles,
Mr. Beam, Jo« Munday, Mr. Kearny, Mr. Dol
phua, Mr. Standish, Mr. Glancy. .
The nuptials of Miss Emily Nagrer, daughter
of Mrs. Sophia Nager, and William R. p.
Wirthle were celebrated at 10 o'clock on Sat
urday morning, October 3, at the future resi
lience of the young couple at 3343 Clay street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wirthle left on the afternoon
train for Los Angeles, and intend to remain In
tip soutUgj a put o£ih. e snug & auM week*,
after which they will return to their future
home in this City.
Ihe »ve«ldingoi Miss Hondrika H. Kooiman
and C. J. de Roo 01 Benicia was celebrated at
noou on the Ist of October at the residence of j
the bride's parents, 978 Howard street, Rev.
George E. Walk omeiatiiitr. Only intimate
friends assisted at the ceremony aud the bridal
breakfast which followed.
A pretty wtdding was that of Miss Mary
Burns to George I>ingwau, solemnized 011 j
Tuesday evening, September 29. Tnewedding
took place at the hiind-oioe residence of tbe •
Dride's aunt, Mrs. W. B. Dolan, 1329 Waller
Mreet, the Rev. George J. Gibson. D.D., officiat
ing. The targe doubie parlors haU been pro
fusely aud handsomely decorated with smiiax |
and 'flowers of the choicest varieties and
Khowed tne handiwork ot kind and loving
It was exactly 7 o'clock when the wedding j
procession baited under the marriage bell of
roses which swung in the center of the spa
cious parlors, and Dr. George J. Gibson united
the happy couple. The wedding wan strictly
private, only the immediate friends of the
family being present. Miss Louie Graham
made a handsome bridesmaid and William
Mitchell acted as groomsman. Tbe ceremony
over congratulations were in ordor, after
which the newly wedded pair led the way to 1
the dining-room.
On Wednesday evening, October 7, at the \
home of the bride, 2312 Jones street, was celt- |
brated the wedding of Mi*s Susie A'iams and
C H. Rick. Tue liev. Mr. Fuendeling per
formed the ceremony. Miss Susie Heing was
m«id ot honor and E. Sand acte<l as best man.
Among those present wers: Mr. and Mrs. G.
Adams, Mr. and Mrs. J. Rick, Mr. arid Mrs. Al :
il.-igeciurn, Mr. aud Mn>. L. Schoenfeld, Mr. and
Mrs. F. Mack, Mr. and Mre. C. Heinz, Mr. and
Mrs. E. Marzolf, Mr. and Mrs. J. Young. Mr.
and Mrs. J. Seipp, Mr. and Mrs. J. Be;z, Mr.
and Mrs. G. Hiidebrand, Mr. und Mrs. C. Seipp, !
Mr. and Mrs. L. Dorlett, Mr. and Mrs.W. Adams, 1
Mr. and Mrs. H. Frinzen, Mr. and Mrs. E. \
Krenz, Mr. and Mrs. A. Ness Jr., Mr. and Mrs. j
V. Leprohon, Mr. and Mrs. Groner, Dr. and
Mrs. Dowle, Mis< M. Roger, Miss S.Lawlor, Ml«s
J. Rick, Miss F. Hess, Miss C. Brunges, Miss K.
Adams, P. Glnnder, F. Mayer, J. Fisher, G.
Westenberg, Professor E. Rick, G. Rick ana G.
The Helmore-Horton Wedding.
A wedding of much interest took place last
night, the principals being Mr. George A.
Ilelmore, editor of the Tuolumne Independ
ent, and well known in this City, where for
seven years he was connected with The Call,
and Miss Robina Margaret Horton, the
beautiml daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. H. Horton of British Columbia, where Mr.
Hortou is one of the veteran and most
trusted employes In the Hudson Bay Com
pany's service.
The ceremony was performed in St. Stephen's
Episcopal Church on Fulton sireet by the Rev.
£dgar J. Lion. Miss Ethel Helmore, sister of
the groom, was bridefmuid, wbjle Ernest Hel
more, brother of the groom, acted as best man.
The bride, who looked lovely in white and |
carrying a large bouquet of La France roses, i
was given away by ncr brother-in-law, John
Brooks, of the Bank of British Columbia.
After the ceremony the bridai party and
guests repaired to the residence of the bride's ;
parents. IG2O Broadway, where an elegant
wedding supper was served and congrutuia- j
tions and good wishes were showered upon the 1
young couple.
The groom is a son of George Helmore Esq.,
of Shortlands, Kent, England, a brother of the
well-known Rev. Thomas Helmore, late chap
lain to the Queen and precentor of Canterbury
Interesting Betrothals Announced
During the Week.
The wedding of Henry Stewart Footo Jr.,
eldest son of Henry S. Foote, United States At
torney, and Miss Millie C. Badger, daughter of
William G. Badger, will take place October 22
at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin.
The engagement is announced of Miss Cle
men cc Reiss, daughter of Bernard' Reiss, to
Adolph Nordman, both of this city. They win
receive this Sunday, October 11, at 1245
Franklin street.
The engagement Is announced of Miss May
Edith Moulton of this City to J. H. Young
of Virginia City, Ney. Both parties are well
known in local -society. The wedding will
take place some time in November.
The engagement is announced of Miss Elena
Malowansky .to Mr. Edward Gouth of St.
Petersburg. The wedding will be celebrated
during the present mouth.
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Cross announce the engage
ment of their daughter, Miss Hattie Maud, to
Mr. Louis Muller, a young business man of
this city and brother of General M. W. Muller
of the National Guard. The wedding will take
Vlace Wednesday, October 21, at 3 p. m., at the
residence of the bride's parents, corner of
Haight and Scotc streets. After a reception,
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Ev>er\j Card a /Message.
Sir William Pole, the great whist philoso
pher, says:
The player Is bound to bear constantly Id mind
that every rard he plays conveys a message to bis
partneras distinctly as If it were written In a letter;
and that if he makes this message untrue by care
lessness or uunecegsarily violating the ordinary
rules of play, even in so small a particular as the
tbrowlnic away of useless cards, be imperils the
joint interests and renders'the great instrument, of
action (the combination of the bunds) of uncertain
eff*ct. Th« necessity of regularity and caw in
the play Is curiously illustrated by the character
of truthfulness generally ascribed 10 It. The
player who violates this regularity, by playing a
card different from that which, as a matter of
routine, 1113 partner would expect him to play, is
said to play '•false," and the card ho played is
called a "false card." • Clay says to »uch a person:
"You have told me. as plainly as wh st language
can speak, such and such a fact deduclble from
your play. In no other-position of life would you
tell me that which is untrue; wny do you so here?"
He adds: . •,■-,:- ..-.- ..»,.,.,- >*■ i,v...-v..•;--,-,. •.
••The best whist-player is he who plays tße game
In (be simplest ■ way, and I who always . bears in
mind toe great maxim, that It is of more import
ance to give information to his partner than 10
deceive his adversary, r ■ ,
"lvalue that player , the most who never de
ceives me, and whose unvarying certainty enables
me, as It were, to play his cards with almost the
same knowledge 01 them as I bave of my own."
Jk NeW Whist gueerv
American Whist Leaottk, V
Office of the Kecokoixg pkcbetaby, >-
«V. Louis, Mo., 'Oc. 1. ')
My Dear Mr. Mamma tells me to In
form you tbat,l arrived on Monday morning,
October 28, at 1:47 a. m.- I weighed eleven
pounds net, have blue eyes and a goud voice, I
have already proceeded to become "Boss" of. the
bouse and Intend to remain such. Inasmuch as
1 am a Queen and constitute the opening lead, I'm
a sure winner and a long-suiter. Mamma and I
are both well, although I'm very sleepy generally.
Very truly yours, Bkrtiia Kbibbkx.
DEAL No. 5. /
From the president of the American Whist
League, Walter H. Barney:
Jack spades trumps; South to lead.
The winning card is underscored.
The original play of the deal is as followi:
5.;... ..
c./..;.. .......
8....... '.
10..... ....
13 .:......„:.
X +
KO •
■ A»
70 .-;'
8 +
20 :
Score: .North aua South, 12; East and
W «V ..
at which a few of the most intimate friends of
the contracting parties will be present, the
young couple will leave on the evening train
for an extended tour of the southern part of
tne State. On their return they will occupy
an elegant residence now being erected by the
groom on Devisadero street, near Waller, when
their reception days will be announced. Miss
Cross is a hanasome brunette and a very tal
ented artist.

Owens Reception on Hermann
Street and Other Affairs.
A very pleasant birthday parity was given by
Miss Lizzie Dusenberry to her many friends at
her residence, 8 Vallejo terrace, on Sunday
j evening, September 27. The young lady was
the recipient of many handsome presents. The
home was beautifully decorated, and the even
Another Pretty Maiden Who Will Make Her Bow to Local Society at the Cotillon.
Trick 1. Souths hand is of little value un
less he can bring in tbe club suit. He is liable
to lose one trick by leading low instead of
ace, but tbe command of the suit may be of
great va'ue to him.
Trick 3. North can read the entire club suit.
| Neither adversary has called, since West has
j opened up with a plain suit and East has fol
i lowed with the deuce. AH the clubs under
! the six, therefore, are in Souths hand; and,
I since he would not have led low from X, J,
10 and so many small cards, bis three cards
above tha six are A, J, 10. The X is, ac
cordingly, bare in the hands of one of the ad
North therefore leads trumps to make the
clubs if possible. As the J is turned South
plays 10, and returns Q in the next trick.
West plays the 9 for the purpose of mis
leading South into the idea that the final com
mand of trumps is with East, and if possible
dissuading him from returning the lead.
Trick 7. North, having exhausted the
trumps, returns the C. 9, and South reaps the
reward of tbe patience and foresight exhibited
by his original low lead.
And the overplay shows a loss of six tricks.
TABLE No. 2.
1....... .......
<7.... .........
9...... .......;
10..... :
12........ ...■:..
I A*
• 5» A
J +

I ■- ■ • ■
9 + : ;


60 "i
WO -
■ 3*

J »
Score: North and South, 7; East and West.6.
Table 2. South at this table opens with the
conventional lead of ace.
Trick 2. The fall in the first trick does not
show which band is out, and South can do
nothing except to con ti nuc his suit. Be leads
fourth best of those remaining although this
is of little consequence.
Trick 4. North can read five clubs remain-
Ing in Souths hand, leaving but five cards to
be divided between the three other suits. It
isnotsnft) for him to return hearts as the ad
versaries are in full control, and he cannot
tell whether South is out of the suit or not;
there is nothing whatever for him to lead
trumps for, and he is driven to open bis nu
merically long but utterly wealc suit of
TrlcK 5. East perhaps had better lead trumps
i at this point as the heart suit Is with his part
ner, and he has a fair control of diamonds. He
; has reason : to believe, however, that North is
strong , in trumps, and i dislikes to lead ut> to
him. ; , He prefers to retain the tenace Jin dia
monds and so leads to his partner's previously
established suit.
iUiuk ft SflUiU lea.O» Jua Awsat club Jar. tlia t
ing pleasantly spent in music, dancing and
games. Among those present were: Mr. and
Mrs. Alexander Norrie, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Fry, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Lopez, Mr. and
Mrs. John Harrington, Miss Ida Swickard,
Miss Nellie Hennessy, Miss Jennie Holliday,
Miss Amelia Ray, Miss Carrie Ray, Miss Sarah
Landucci, Miss Josie Dusenberry, Miss Mamie
Miramontes, Miss Lizzie Dusenberry, Miss
Lottie Dusenberry, Miss Amelia Acosta, Miss
Mary Acosta, Miss Rosie Mulano, Miss Lillie
Kinermaro, Miss Pauline Murnhy, Ed
ward Eastman, John baiter, Robert Somer
set, Willie Adams, Theodore Lerond,
Fred Lerond, Paul Erata, Albert Weber, John
Gaiindo, Ernest Sprinick, Michael Rehins,
I Frank Gamba, Arthur Larkin, Arthur Torres,
IS. Mojica, Alfred Henntssy, William and
Charles Dusenberry, G. Fullers, Dave Munson,
Joseph Freitas, Theodore Isaacs, Tom Dulli
gan, Fred Stodda, Charles Fishers.
Mrs. Maurice Owens entertained a number
of friends at her home, 109 Hermann sireet,
last Thursday. Musical selections and dancing
were the features of the evening. Those pres
ent were: Mr. and Mrs. John Greif, Mr. and
double purpose of informing his partner with
certainty tbat the clubs are all with him and
inviting him to carry on the cross ruff. North
accordingly out-trumps the turn card and re
turns nearrt to force South.
Trick 8. North again trumps high in order
to make the queen if it is in Soutli's hand by
forcing with the diamond.
Trick 10. West trumps with his best trump
in order to shut out any small trump iv
Norths hand and prevent the forcing of his
partner's Jack. The fall of the trey shows him
the desirability of continuing with trumps in
the eleventh trick. The remaining tricks of
course fall to East.
Had East at trick 5 led a trump he would
have saved a trick and made a gain of six over
the play at the other table.
Editorial Comments. — At the Trist Club
rooms last Wednesday afternoon our whist
editor explained why the fourth best should
be led from ace and four or five others not in
cluding king or queen, Jack. We also stated
all whist-playefs of the first rank indorsed
this play. The above is a practical example o[
a low-card- lead from eight in suit. This deal
came in play in President Barney's whist
club in Providence, R. 1., a short time ago.
Last Tuesday evening the first twenty-four
of the forty-eight deals played in the Rideout
trovhy match between the Vallejos and Oak
lands was put into play. The average scores
made North and South at eight tables were
150. Vallejo North ana Bouth made on the
same deals 153 and Oakland's 144. At the
Trist Club in one of the bands North opened
with ace spades, followed by jack — East
dropped the ten and West the eight, South
playing the king. South with four trumps and
one spade declined to lead a trump and came
with a small diamond. After the deal was
played a discussion arose in the "whist
morgue " The North player made this state
ment, which is correct, that there was no ex
cuse for not leading trumps, from his holding
ho should always do so, and even fr om three
with an established suit in partner's hand.
"Exceptions" were taken. Our advice to all
whist «tudents is never fail to lead a trump at
that stage of the game, from four or three and
oftentimes less.
The forty-eight deals that were played in
the Rideout trophy match between the Oak
lands and Vallejos were the only ones that
were preserved from the sixth congress held at
Manhattan Beach.
: M Last ■ night \in the rooms of the New York
Whist Club the American Whist | League : chal
lenge trophy was played for /or the first time
since the adjournment of the congress. a Three
months i the winners are allowed to hold it
without f challenge. The Philadelphia, club
was the i challenger. Seventeen other clubs
have challenges in; ; _ ; : r; -' ;>.. -_ * *
This month a double number of Whist will
appear,: and v hereafter the ■] journal will i ba
issued on the first of the month instead of the
last. t . ;■
iadiea' Auxiliary 8 J tilt ■ Mercantile Lt,
Mrs. R. Angelina, Mr. and Mrs. J. Pfaff, Miss
Mota Hagemnnn, Miss H. Droee, Mrs. Gould,
: >l:ss Sophie Volkman, Miss Bella McFarland,
! Charles Crast, Dr. E. T. Mervy, Mr. O. Roos
: and Mr. and Mrs. M. a. Owens.
On tbe evening of the 4th Inst. Mr. and Mrs.
George Whiteloct gave an iuformai reception
; and housewarming at their new home, 48
I Tchama street. The occasion was one of mirth,
I merriment and sonp, at the close of which the
1 guests were regaled with a dainty supper.
Those present were : Mrs. Adolph Fine, Mrs.
R. G. Hesketh, the Misses Mamia and Nellie
Hesketh, Master Willie Hesketh, Chris Wil
liams, A. Krause, R. G. Hesieth, T. Deany,
George Hesketh, T. H. Mathies, Professor
Adolph Fine.
Last Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Davies tendered a reception to the former asso
ciates of Mr. Davies, who, after a period of fif
teen years' service in tbe general office of the
Royal Insurance Company, has severed his
connection and become the junior member of
. the firm of Helbing & Davies. During the re
past a handsome silver tea service wan pre
sented to Mr. and Mrs. Davies by the employes
J of the office in a brief speech by J. O. Thomas
i and Mr. and Mrs. Davies both responded with
j neat and well-turned replies. Rolla V. Watt,
I together with other members of the staff,
I added felicitous remarks to the occasion.
On Wednesday evening, September 30, a sur
prise party was tendered to Miss Mamie Ed
monds by a number of her young friends at
her residence, 1610 Baker street.
Arrangements were made for Miss Edmonds
to spend the day away from home, and advan
tage was taken of her absence to decorate the
In the handsome parlors autumn flowers
were used for decorative purposes. Bright
nasturtiums and clusters of golden marigolds
were arrayed tastefully with a delicate net
work of greenery.
Palms were, arrayed throughout the recep
tion hall, where a string orchestra discoursed
many popular and catchy airs.
Amid such inviting and pleasant surround
ings the hours passed very pleasantly In
dancing, games, vocal and instrumental music.
brary Association will give a progressive whis
or euchre reception and party in their room
in the Mercantile Library building on Wednes
day evening, October 21. No one that re
ceives an invitation should stay away. It is
given for the benefit oi the library.
We note that the erstwhile chess cham
pion (?) Mr. Thompson has seen fit to withdraw
from the tournament at present going on at
the Mechanics' Institute. The only known
reason for this "move" was the fact that in
his first game with a young "green" player he
was at least not gstting the best of the play.
We are confident no whist-player would act as
unsportsmanlike in a similar case.
William Mill Butler, auther of "Whist In a
Nutshell," is about to issue a new edition, and
has invited our whist editor to assist in its re-
Vision. It would be a most excellent idea to
wait until after the seventh congress. The
laws will be revised, and the same should ap
pear in every whistbook.
R. F. Foster, whist editor of the New York
Sun, writes us that the Rocheste* (N. Y.j Post-
Express has started a whist column. In a
postscript Mr. Foster advises us not to read
"Boardman's Winning Whist," as it is full of
short-suit heresy. If Mr. Foster will read the
Sunday Call's whist articles he will see there
the position we take as regards "short-suit ism."
Saturday last the crack team of four from
the Oakland Whist Club went to Vallejo to
bring back the Rideout trophy captured by
the Vallejo Club in a match with the San
Franciscos a few weeks ago. The Oaklanders
say that no less than six battle-ships, headed
by the Oregon and Monterey, prevented the
capture of the tro.phy, but tbe Vallejo boys
without asiruggle surrendered everything else,
nothing wa^ too good for the visitors, The
president of the association refereed the match.
Game was called at 2 p.m. Twenty-four deals
were played in the afternoon and twenty-four
In the evenine. The Call will publish some
of the deals in tfie play, commencing next
week. The score was as follows :
The following schedule shows the score di
vided in deals of 7:
a a
2. £
a 5
< O
= I
2. »
o a
: ft
Z>eaf«............ 11311678
Vallejo.... 7... 0 0 0 0 10 10 ...
0ak1and;....;.:.. 00000200... 2
Deals 9 10 11 It 13 U 16 16
V«llej«» 101210005...
Oakland 02000020... 4
Drat* n 18 19 10 tl » 13 n I
Vallejo v.. 4 0 OUIIIO 71...
Oakland 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0...| 2
Deals US *> 27 tS !9 30 31 Si
Vallejo 0 Z 0 1 00104...
Oakland 1 0 U 0 1 0 0| 0 ... 2
- Z»eaJj....:.... . j 33 1 34 35 36 37 1 38 39 Ifi • I
Vaiieio.:-.;.r..:.| 010 0 0 10 ho 2 «...
0ak1and.......... | 0.1 ill 10 0 .;2 .8)0 .'.'. 7
Dea15........... 11 V 13\ H i 5 t6<i7 & '
VullejJ .....;.... a 1 '2 0 0 0 0 'i 7...
0ak1and............ 0 0 01 .01 1 1 0 1 0 ... it
Total gala 28|19
About 11 o'clock c all repaired to ■ the ■ dining
room, where refreshments were : served. The
decorations of this 5 room were ; particularly
beautiful. A cluster of La France roses were
frozen into the blocn of ice in the punch-bowl.
Puuch was served by Mrs. Thomas Martin and
Miss Biria Allen. :' ; 1 ','»_•'
; A center piece of white roses, a candelabra ;
'with lighted tapers, ropes of smilax from the
Chandelier to the lour corners gave a beauti- ;
ful picture to the table, which was presided <
; over by Miss Mamie Gibbons and Miss Jennie j
Steward. "■ '■'-.'.■■■- iV* v »„„„„
'Among those present were: Miss Agnes |
: O'Brien, Miss Maud Davis, Miss Eva Dabney, j
Miss Kate Edmonds, Miss Mamie Gibbons. Miss |
Ma-yme Smith, Miss Jessie Clancey, Miss Mamie ,
Edmonds, Miss Nora Crow. Miss ; Jennie stew
ard,: Miss ; Sadie Gibbons, Miss Bessie Ralph,
Nellie Attridge. Miss Susie Murphy, Miss^^ Mar
guerite Gibbons. Mrs. Thomas •'Martin. Miss
Bina Allen, Miss Nora Edmonds, Miss <*? or
Logan, Miss Mamie Allen, Miss Knee, Mrs. D.
Connelly, Miss Coen, Miss Annie Allen, Mrs. b.
Edmonds, Joseph Burke. Charles Sexton,
James O'Connor, i Thomas Ryan, Johu Ld
monds, Joseph Cavanagu, Thomas Hicks. JacK
McCauler, John Cavanaugh, Robert Heany,
Louis Brader, David Gibbons, John Manning,
Steve Edmonds, T. J. McCormack. ;P. Greene, i
Joseph P. Hayes, John F. Ryan, Art illiam Lay- |
ton*, Alex Gibbons Frank Edmonds, Edward
Howes, Richard Koppen, William Croger, D.
Connelly, Tom Kelly, T. Doloughty.
■■■■-■ - — • - — •■ - . .
Numerous Entertainments, Recep
tions and Dances.
ARTEMIS Circle, No. 120, C. 0. F. , gave
an evening with Artemis (the Grecian
goddess), Wednesday evening, Septem
ber 30, at 102 O'Farrell street. The
programme consisted of five acts, as follows:
Act I— Arrival of Artemis and her train, in
cluding a tableau, "Strewing her path with
flowers"; act 2— Bow and arrow drill by lour
Greek maidens; act 3— Tableau, "Sacrifice of
a Greek Maiden" ; act 4— The huntress dance,
including a tableau, "Silver Gates"; act 5—
Tableau, "Artemis Surrounded by Her Circle.
The goddess was represented by the chief
companion, \'iss Nellie Casey. The four Greek
maidens were: Mrs. Dr. William D. Clark,
Mrs. Robert P. Gale, Mrs. William Nichols and
Miss A. Casey.
The Women's Educational and Industrial
Union entertained a large number of invited
guests last Tuesday night at a musicale. The
spacious parlors of the union were well filled
with music-lovers and many encores were in
sisted upon throughout the programme.
Mme. Ellen Coursen-Roeckel had charge of
the musicale and introduced the singers.
The following constitutes the evening's pro
gramme: Duet, "Boccaccio" (Suppe), Miss Ida
Schintz and Mrs. H. Lewis; song, "Love is a:
Bird" (Bullard).Mrs. Annie K. Shew; melodla, |
"Forbidden Music" (Gastaldon), Mile. Alice i
Decourtieux; ballads, (o) "Only Me" (Bratton), j
(6) "Ben Bolt" (Kneass), Miss Eva Bolger; |
cavatma, "Der Freischuiz ' (Weber), Miss An- j
nette Mlley; duet, "Der Wasserfall" (Siedler),
Miss Jennie Johannsen and Miss Ida Schintz;
canzone, (a) "In Trovatore" (Verdi), (6) "Jen
nie" (Roeckel), Mrs. H. Lewis; lied, "Madchen
lied" (Helmund), Miss Jennie Johannsen.
The ladles of the Bonheur Club of West
Side, Santa Ciara County, met at the home of
Mrs. Dudly Babon on the 11th inst. for the
election of officers. Those elected were : Presi
dent, Mr*. Robert Porter; vice-president, Mis 3
Minnie Kerwin ; secretary, Miss Bessie Byrne ;
treasurer. Miss Annie Gartleman. A novel
feature of ♦' t ie election was the appointment
of "Baby''.iilabon as "master of the ballot
box." The popularity of the candidates made
it difficult to vote, bo by unanimous consent
the uames of all the candidates- were placed in
the ballot-box, and amid much merriment the
name of the successful candidate was drawn
by the little one in charge.
The first social event of the fall season
given by the Bonheur Club Monday evening
last at the home of Mrs. D. Blabon. Each ■
room was made additionally attractive by the ;
choice floral decorations. On the curtain in |
the dining-room, traced in delicate greens, I
was tae word "Salve." A most delightful |
evening was spent by the club ana a few
mends of the hostess in playing progressive
euchre, for which prizes were awarded. The
first prize, a handsomely framed picture, en
titled "I he First Love-letter," was won by
Mrs. E. Hannanan. The second, a porcelain
teatray of unique design, was competed for by
several and won by Mrs. R. Porter.
The ladies of the German 8U Matthaus Aid
Society gave a musical entertainment at Union
square Hall Thursday evening, October 8,
commencing at 8 o'clock.
A most delightful reception was tendered
to Professor G. R. PuckeK at his academy of
dancing last Friday evening by the pupils of
his dancing-school at Mission Opera-hail. The
affair was under the entire management of the
pupils and proved a grand success. About 100
couples, led by C. A. Wegener and Miss de
Relm, joined in the march. A supper was
served at 10:30 o'clock, after which dancing
was resumed.
The social given by La Estrelia Parlor No. 89,
H. D. G. W., on Thursday evening, October 8, |
was well attended. The hall was beautfully
decorated with ferns and evergreens and the
affair throughout was a great success. Those
who acted on the committee were Miss Minnie
Klevesahl, floor manager; Miss E. Mundo, Miss
I. Willis, Miss A. Mundo, Miss S. Asmus, Miss
H. Kruse, Miss M. Santey, F. Peters, B. Weeg
man, E. Weegman, R. Carlton and C. Fenster
Social Council No. 46, O. C. F., gave an en
tertainment and dance at their hall, 320 Post
street, ou Thursday evening, October 8. The
hall was crowded by an appreciative audience
and the following programme was presented:
Overture by Mrs. Fannie Igo; recitation, Mrs.
Dalgleish; vocal solo, Mrs. Fannie Igo; sailors'
hornpipe. Miss Dixie Gray; vocal solo, Miss
McCkLand; concertina selections, H. Luks;
recitation, Miss Mabel Thompson; specialties,
Walter Goldsmith; recitation, A. Granger;
vocal solo.Miss Grace Baker;"AU About Young
Dugan," Mr. Kavanagh aud W. Goldsmith.
Committee of arrangements — D. White (chair
man), Mr. Goodell, A. T. Baker. Mr. Hilton, F.
Übhouae, Miss Mary McDonald, W. S. Har
M. J. A. Bjornson, the popular host at the
Hotel del Coronado, has returned from a
camping trip in the San Bernardino Moun-
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Boyd and children
were recent visitors here from San Rafael
and enjoyed many of the pleasant trips in the
adjacent country.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Harpham and Mr. and
Mrs. W. S. Jordan of San Francisco have been
visiting Coronado and the hotel.
J. W. Hanson, San Francisco, has been stop
ping here during the week.
Marion D. Conn and George D. Cohn are San-
Franciscans who expect to remain several
weeks at Coronado.
Thomas Smith, Mrs. Thomas Games Smith
and Miss Games, a Virginia party, who are
touring the coaat, are staying at the hotel.
Edward Gilmore, a prominent Washington
contractor, is here from Tacoma, visiting at
the home of Watson H. Wyman.
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Heineman are among
the October bridal couples at the hotel. The
wedding, which occurred on Sunday last at
Los Angeles, was celebrated at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dreyiuss, by
Rabbi Solomon. After a tour of the coast the
young couple will make Tucson their home.
Mrs, H. A. Jerome has been absent for a time
in San Francisco to attend the wedding of her
niece, Miss Catherwoou, and Dr. Morton Grin
Mr. and Mrs. Pember L. Castleman of River
side are spending their honeymoon at the ho
tel. Mrs. Castleman is the daughter of Presi
dent M. J. Daniels of the Orange Growers' Bank
of that city.
A Raymond & Whitcomb excursion is due at
tbe Hotel del Coronado from the East on the
26th inst.
Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Hopkins and George W.
Cox have arrived from their summer home at
Lake Minnetonka, Minn., to spend the winter
at the hotel.
Lieutenant and Mrs. F. B. Bassett are enjoy
ing life at Coronado. Mrs. Bassett will re
main on the beach through the winter, while
Mr. Bassett goes south with the Thetis. As
Miss Harney, Mrs. Basaett had many friends in
Coronado and San Diego who will welcome
her return.
Benjamin But terworth of Ohio, who was in
San Diego on Tuesday to address the citizens
at a Republican rally on that evening, was the
guest of General Churchill at the hotel.
The late arrivals at Vichy Springs are: Mr.
Destroyed Permanently
My practice has been nine years in this
city, and have not had a single failure as vet.
Call and we'll convince yon.
Mrs. Nettie Harrison
America's Beauty Doctor
,40 Land 42 Geary St., t San Francisco
and Mm. Thomas Ma ho ny, Mrs. >. M. Linekin,
L. C. Kepler.. John H. Roberts, -Harrison
Barto, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hart. Mrs.
Charles Isaac, Miss • M. Boa?. Mr. and Mrs.
J. Brandenstein. Mr*. E. M. Root,
Joseph P. Martin, Mrs. H. Norton, Miss F. M .
Nace, Fred L. Havon, San Francisco; 'Mrs. E.
A. Ei.-koff, Mexico; Miss M. Elliott, San Diego;
Hon. J. a. Barhau, Santa Bom; F. F. Moulton,
Cloverdale; Mrs. R. Davis. Memphis, Term. ;
Hon. and Mrs. John W. Mitchell. Los Angelis;
George : S.VMePallunj. London^ England; Fred
E. Atter, New „ York City; A.' W. Foster, San
Kaiaei. * :&SSittßSa&&Bßo&
Receptions and Dances of Fashion
able Organizations.
The members of Borromean Council No. 129.
Young Meal Institute, are arranging for an
entertainment nnd social, to be given at Mis
sion Parlor Ball, on Seventeenth street, on
Friday evening, October 23.
Tbe Sans Sonci Cub will give their fourth
vaudeville entertainment and hop at Native
Sans' Hall on Friday evening, October 30.
The Mystics will give their next party at Na
tive Sous' Hall, October 13. Evening drew
will be strictly enforced on the floor.
The National*, Companies C and G, First In
fantry, N. G. C, will give their forty-first an
niversary party on next Friday evening at
National Hall, 815 E'.lis street.
The San Francisco Frauen Verein will hold
their seventeenth anniversary ball atEintracht
Hail, 237 Twelfth street, Sunday evening, Oc
tober 25.
Tbe Mission Literary and Social Clnb will
hold their regular monthly entertainment
and sociai at Union-?quare hall Thursday
evening. October 20. An excellent programme
has been arranged by painstaking members
and will be followed by the usual programme
of dances.
A humorous entertainment ana aance will
take place at the San Francisco Verein on the
evening of October 17.
Mrs. James Newell Odell (nee Partridge) will
receive her friends on the Fridays of October
at her home, 2711 Buchanan street.
Mr. Arthur Swain of Santa Rosa is visiting
in the City. M , „
Mrs. W. J. Sweasey has returned from the
Dr. Lanra A. S. BaHard has returned to her
home, 610 Hyde street, alter a four months'
stay in Southern California.
Mr. and Mrg. Seymour Gabriel have removed
to 2637 Sacramento street. At home first
Miss lizzie McLaughlin and Miss Grace
Tower, daughter of Senator Tower, bave re
turned to ttielr home in the Mission after a
month's stay in San Jo^e.
Mrs. D. Germanus of Portland, Or., is here
visiting her sister, Mrs. J. Meyerfeld, 1404
Webster street, and will ba ai home on the
third Wednesday of the month.
Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Durbrow. who have
been spending the summer at Mill Valley,
have returned to their home in this City.
Mrs. Philip S. Beel will be pleased to receive
her friends every second Thursday of each
month at her residence, 1316J2 Webster
Mrs. B. Braham Raphael, formerly of 1229
Fulton street, San Francisco, will receive her
friends on the last Thursday of each month at
her new residence. 1532 Taylor avenue, near
Bay station, Aiameda.
Mrs. Agnes Cannon and Miss Mary Malley
left this morning on a trip to New York. After
spending some time in the Empire City they
go to Europe for the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. August A. Cavagnaro (nee
Fautz) accompanied by Dr. F. R. -Orel la, have
returned from a visit to Santa Barbara.
Mrs. M. Korn and Mrs. Fred Bores from
Seattle are visiting in this City and will be at
home every second Monday at 1937 O'Ftrrell
Miss Amanda Teresi has returned home,
after a brief visit to Haywards, where she
visited Miss Stanton.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Eunyon and fam'lv have
returned to town, after a visit to Mill Valley.
Mrs. C. C Keene and daughters, the Misses
Keene, bave resumed their at homes. Tbey
will receive the second Wednesday of caci
Miss Agnes Cannon and her aunt, Miss Mary
Malley, have left on a visit to New York, and
from there will proceed to Europe.
Mrs. M. Moses (nee Gensler) will be at home,
every second and fourth Mondays of each
month at 559}£ Micna street.
Old Friemis* Clambake.
The society of Old Friends is to have a clam
bake and general good time to-day at Birds
Point, Alameda. Dr. F. F. Lord, Thomas Saw
yer, John Diemer, J. J. CoCey and J. E. Slinkey
compose the committee of arrangements and
bave done all in their power to render the oc
casion enjoyable.
Qp °
Cushion Tops
Half Price!
1000 Pieces
- — —OK —
Choice Designs,
Desirable Colorings,
Magnificent Quality,
These Goods will be sacrificed for
25c Each.
50c Each.
65c Each.
75c Each.
85c Each.
THese are manufacturers' samples, com-
prising a great many different patterns.
An early call • is advised to secure the
choicest designs.
Fall Novelties in
Plain : and Shaded Taffetas-
Moire, black edges— Dres-
-1 den, in beautiful designs," om-
bre effects and latest French
', novelties — Choice — Low
est Prices.-
See Chronicle and Examiner tor Specials in
other Departments. _
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