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(Established 18721
ff'/~\ 24 GEARY STREET,
/VvH\V Vl^> We have the be:>t ec ! ul "PP ed establish-
l^S^X ]£ /^ roeht on the coast. We receive novelties
•\ >^v= regularly every season, having agencies
\\ r !/f in New York and Paris - Our imported
patent for shampooing and dyeing is per-
lect and gives great comfort.
We have a system for restoring gray and bleached hair to Its natural
colors only known to us. There is no failure.
Our lace cosmetics are standard goods. Our Wfgs and Toupees are a
prrfect fit and cannot be detected.
If you wish honest advice consult us. You know you can trust us.
Our halrdressing cannot be excelled.
county of San Francisco. It has been
known for some time that Mr. Esola was
in high favor with the Mayor and The
Call has been informed by responsible
people, who were either directly or indi
rectly Interested, that in the formation
of the Police Commission his appointment
was a large consideration. In fact, so
firmly convinced was Mayor Phelan that
Mr. Esola would be the right man for the
place that he made his appointment the
test of eligibility and those who expressed
themselves as antagonistic failed to find
their names among the lucky ones wfien
the announcements were made.
Almost at the eleventh hour one of
San Francisco's prominent legal lights
was called In and proffered a commission
ership by the Mayor and apparently only
the formality of his acceptance stood be^
tween him and his appointment. At the
last moment he was asked if he had any
objection to Mr. Esola as Chief of Police
and replied that he had. "Why," asked
Mayor Phelan. "He is a better man than
Lees, is he not?
"I do not think he is," was the reply-
Lees has had long experience and is still
capable and I do not see why he should
be displaced." Mayor Phelan then ex
plained his Interest in his candidate by
saying: '
When Mr. Hearst was out here the last
time he expressed great admiration for
Lieutenant jEsoia and asked me as a per
sonal request to make him Chief of Police
if the opportunity should arise. The op
portunity Is here and I am strongly In
clined to accede to Mr. Hearst's request."
The Mayor's explanation, however, did
not serve to convince Lee's champion and
he left the ottlce. His name also failed
to appear among subsequent announce
The newly appointed Commissioners are
non-committal when asked as. to their
preference tor the Chief's ofllce, but to
friends all but one of them has expressed
himself as favorable to Lieutenant
Esola's appointment. Mr. Biggy has made
no secret of his loyalty to the Mayor's
choice, William Thomas has said nothing,
but is understood to be of the same mind
and George W. Newhall is known as a
warm friend of Mayor Phelan ana ready
to lend his vote to Esola's case when the
commission shall come together to consid
er the matter. Dr. W. F. McNutt has
said that he would not vote for Esola,
but despite the doctor's denial It is posi
tively known that he will be on hand
when the can comes.
Of the four candidates who at first as
serted their claims to the office only
Esola remains. .Captain Wlttman retired
early in the nght; Colonel W. P. Sullivan
declares that he never was a candidate
and Chief Lees gave up the fight on Sat
urday. Early in the day the Chief was
made aware of the personnel of the new
commission .and calling an expressman he
loaded all of his personal. effects and pri
vate records Into a dray and had them
taken to his home. Lees Is as confident
as are others as wise In politics that
Esola Is to be his. successor.
As stated above, The Call unhesitating
ly predicts that Lieutenant Fred Esola
will be the next Chief of Police. If the
prediction be true The Call hopes that he
will prove a good man In the place. It
will support him In his efforts to do right,
and will not hesitate to crltcize him if he
be ever at fault.^BßS -. -;c
twentieth century. Pirwt, the latxw erne»- ¦
tlon. It is a pity the present century should
close with selfishness so swaying the heart*
of men. There is a mighty battle between .
the rich and poor. .' ' ¦ • ¦ • ¦ . ;
At the beginning of this century ther« .'•
were but two millionaires In this country. .
To-day there are 404 T. The other question
Is that of settling country disputes between
nations. It is a burning shame that in th«
closing years of the nineteenth century war
is raging In the world and is carried out by
the two most highly civ Mr-ed nations on the .
face of the globe. America and Great Brit
ain are to-day settling disputes by the
bloody sword, ft is a sad picture. Oh,
when wil! we learn that the sword must
jrlre Way to the scerter of Christ? The .
twentieth century must answer. _.¦¦'¦- ..._'.'.
Rev. E. A. Woods In his sermon last
night to the members of the First Bap
tist Church said: •••:.'
"On this last day of the year if we
listen we shall hear a voice saying to
us. "Trust not to your own . wisdom, but
consult with God. The past of life Is
gone, but the present is ours. Shall w«
make next year bettor than the past has
been? Let us commence to-day."
If Rr the old year glides away,
A weary wraith in the wind and the- cold.
We could but begin in the New Year's day
A clf-an. new life, and could drop the old—.'.
¦ What blessings untold would to us be given— ¦
. Scarce in our hearts would be room for
Rev. Philip Coombe, pastor of the
Richmond ¦ Congregational Church,
preached yesterday morning on "What
Has the Nineteenth Century Bequeathed
to the Twentieth?" In part he said:. :
The nineteenth century has led us out of th«
dark regions, of atheism aJongr the cold road of
scientific investigation into the pleasant places
of intelligent faith in God, and enterprising: en
deavor for bringing . alt ; the nations of the
earth into the s&ir.e ropdly heritage. How,
then, can we best undertake twentieth century
responsibilities? .
For generations the unborn did with few ad
vanta«f a. <5M In the face of great obstacles,
did In poverty, unappreciated, almost unknown,
their worth unrecognized, until they w*nt to
heaven and heard God say to them each, "Well
done, good arid faithful servant; enter thou.in
to the joy ot thy Ix»rd." We must undertake
th» wr>rk that la nearest to our hand and do
It as well and bravely as if God and the whole
world were looklnsr on. ¦' ' .
We may do this by realizing- what the«» r»-
FjyinEib'.lltles axe. We are. prone to forgetre
pponelbllltles In the enjoyment of great privi
leges. :. ¦"•:•:¦ ,*>:•'.>< • • .
Webster Invoked a curre ur-?n himself one*,
if he ever forgot what hi*' father did for his
education. May we, .every one of us, say:
• - I>et my r!prht han<! forget Its cunning If I ever
foriret my nineteenth century benefactors." We
ought to remember. .;' ¦' ¦¦¦;'¦'.-'.
All the available police officers In the
city were on duty on Market street from
il:30 o'clock last night until after the new
year was ushered in. Captain Spillane no
tified the men who usually report off duty
at midnight to remain on their beats until
32:30 o'clock, and the relief watch was
ordered out half an hour earlier than
usual. All the officers on the side streets
were also Instructed to patrol Market
street and assist in keeping the crowd In
The New Tear's programme will be ln
aujsrurated at the Young Men's Christian
Association to-day at 12 o'clock with an
address to men by Mr. Weber, who Is a
recent arrival from the East and is fa
vorably known the the "Moody of the
Episcopal church." There will be special
music by a male chorus. All men are
welcome to the services.
There will be an informal reception In
the parlors of the association at 2 o'clock,
an athletic exhibition in the gymnasium
at 3:30 and a musical and literary enter
tainment at 8 o'clock in the evening in the
association auditorium. ¦ The Chicago
Novelty Musical Company will take a
prominent part in the evening's pro
gramme. The Columbian orchestra will
furnish music during the day.
Although the New Commissioners
Make Denial, The Call Is in Pos
session of Facts to Support
the Statement.
Although no announcement to that ef
fect has come out of Mayor Phelan's of
fice. The Call, after a careful canvass of
the situation, does not hesitate to pre
dict the appointment of Lieutenant Fred
erick Esola as the successor of I. W.
Lees as Chief of Police of the city and
slock. Everything of this year's design can
be seen at RADKE & CO.'S. the jewelers, lig
Butter street Inspection solicited.
Price marked In plain figures,
2£aJl order a special feature. ,
Damiana Bitters
tcr and Nenrice.
Tht mo»t wonderful aphrodisiac md Special
Xoßle tor th« Sexu&l Orraa* of both sens.
Th« ilcxleaa Keinedy lor Disease* of the Kld-
t»y» and BUdier. Fells on IU own merits.
._, .. KAJIER. ALTS * BBUNE, Acenta,
CS Karltet street. & F.— (Bead for Clrcularj
He Was Extremely Outspoken
in His First Utterances.
Dr. W. F. McNutt, one of theiiew Board
of Police Commissioners, attempts to
"hedge" on his Interview published in yes
terday's Call/ This Is what he says:
¦ Editor Call: In looking 'over, the interview
aa given in The Call this morning, it reads as
tf I had made reflections on some members of
the police force. Nothing could be further from
my intentions. I suppose owing to the hurry
and lateness of the hour the reporter misunder
stood me.
'xlie Call has no excuse to make for what
¦ Trapper"* OU cures rheumatism & neuralgia.
DrugElsrs. SOc flzak. Richards & Co. 406 Cl&r.
Trouble' in the Italian Colony Over
the Possession of a Oirl.
Two brothers in the Italian colony
quarreled over the possession of a young
girl yesterday, and one cut the other with
a knife. Officers G. W. Haggatt and John
Fleming, who were on duty In the neigh
borhood, responded to a call, and on go
ing to Grant place, which is off Filbert
street, they met Dominick Navarro, who
Informed them that he had been cut by his
brother Salvador. The two brothers wpre
taken to the California-street station. At
the station Dominick exhibited a four-
Inch gash on the inside of his left thigh.
Salvador, the offending brother, was
looked up on the charge of assault with a
deadly. weapon, while the injured man was
taken to the Receiving Hospital for treat
The cause of the trouble between the
brothers is the possession of the 15-year
old daughter of Dominick, with whom
Salvador is madly in love. The girl's
father objected to the intimacy and, re
fused to give his daughter in marriage to
his brother, not so much, however, on ac
count of relationship as because his broth
er is a bad man. according to his state
ment. Both men are engaged In the ilsh
peddling business and are fairly well to
January Bargains
18 cents a pair
for good stockings
Commencing Tuesday morning we shall have on sale a
special purchase of ladies' black cotton hose, absolutely
stainless, with double soles, high spliced heels and double
toes, which will be offered at the extraordinarily low price of
I 8 c a pair
All silk taffeta ribbons, and 4 inches wide, in plain
solid colors, also with fancy hair line stripes, worth 35c, for
2Oc a yard
Wool Shawls Table Covers
Allwoolwoven*shawls36 Serviceable dining-room
ft» *vw. t ? tab covers, two yards
inches square in red, blue square> gQod qual|ty £
and pinK at tapestry, in a variety of de-
45c each signs with fringes all around,
special price
Wool Waists $3.00 each
All of this season's wool Portieres,
waists have been reduced Reversible tapestry por-
about one-third in order to tieres — the designs are new
sell them out before stock- in beautiful combinations of
taking. colors, 3 yards long, full
Braided and plain in red, width, with fringes on both
navy, green and black, re- ends, special value at
ducedto $3.50 a pair
$2.2 C each jy
r J Rugs
Braided flannel and cash- de^ " e^ hi f? r f "* °,f, f choice
mere waists, well made of t^LS, S FUgS '
good material, reduced to S^'^^xcep.
$2.90 each ' $1.40 each
129 Kearny St.
Write for our neio illustrated catalogue.
Temblor Anects Geysers.
SAX DIEGO, Dec. 31.— Charles- Taggart.
who arrived In this city to-day from tha
Cocopah country of Lower California,
reports that me earthquake of Christmas
day had a marked effect upon the geysera
of that region, causing 1 them to spout with
redoubled force.
Dr. Parker's Cough Cure. On« dose will stop
a couch. ' Never falls. Try It. All druggists.
Dr. McNutt stated to the reporter who
Interviewed him. He was quoted correct
ly, and In no respect was he misunder
stood. He was extremely outspoken and
decidedly explicit. It Is useless for the
doctor to use the "lateness of the houx"
as a subterfuge.
Doolan for Secretary.
It was seml-offlcially announced yester
day mat Richard P. Doolan •would be ap
pointed secretary of the Board of Edu
cation, although R. Hoey is giving him a
hard run for the office. The new board
will meet on Tuesday or Wednesday of
this week to draw lots for the long and
short terms of office and to discuss the fu
ture policy of the board. The board will
also discuss the reorganization of the
heads of departments in the high schools.
a work already commenced by the pres
ent board.
Died From Lockjaw.
Loula Peterson, the young electrician,
who resided- at lIS Sixth street, died yes
terday afternoon at the County Hospital
from lockjaw. About a week ago he in
jured his foot with a rusty nail. After be
ing taken to the hosptial the physicians
experimented upon him with anti-toxin,
but without success.
THE old year wept mm. a little as It
pase<yl on to join : the has-beens of
the calendar. It was not much of
a rain, only an occasional drizsie.
and it dimmed no enthusiasm and
liept no people under cover, for the cloudu
overhead were the only things Borrowing
over the i!ight,of time. There wae a sug
gestion of. the noise, to come even as early
as the afternoon. There w*re no steam
•whirtJes to speak, of . except those of the
fiabbath-breaking steamships and locomo
tives., but there were horns and cowbells
'tuning up to swell the chorus due after
(flark;-.*. - ' •
It was noirf/r than UFual. even fcr a
.Zinging oat of the pM and a ringing In of
r lhe new, for .'the. end of the century as
nrell i as "¦ the end of the year had some
¦^hir-g:; to do with it. Not that any one
; Btoppecf;la*t night 10 argue whether that
or th!e year marked the beginning of the
ijjew ce-nti;ry. It was too wild an hour lor
{rxiatht>maiics and chronology, and all any
one. was sure of was that IS9S ¦ was fast
clipping aaay and its last moments would
be gpest in revelry. ¦ If they ended the
century, then I£«W wa« well ushered In; If
they dTd . not, there was a chance to do
•J>ctt<r :i«'xt. year. ;
j And the newness of the new year leat
llß.aid. lathe humor of the people. With
.peace dawning in the Philippines; pros
perity ooza:g from 'every one of the coun
try's-pores; with new gold fields. looming
•up all over the north, and money in -every
ione.'e ha-iitis and more to back it in every
"poifket; with the panhandle park in siirht
*nd the -schools and rthe .hospital and the
eewcrs too. ai*i the new churver just com
ing in and the new order of things gener
ally prepared in the past, and ready lor
the Juuirt — it was no wonder thu streets
¦were ink-d witii a. people devoid of ue
corum iiiia dignity anu eager only for the
enjoyment that license brings, laid the air
¦was astir v.itn the clamor peculiar to the
new yturs eve. ,/. : ¦
The tin horn w~s ail powerful in the
t>ai»ol of the tint-ts. It seemed to be the
!OSJy instrument vie enthusiasts could
play iv a. tnanner to suit the time- and oc-
The festive cow Dell played a bass
*tx> ¦ the'.trebl*- at isorns, and Ohinatowr.
was levied on. tor its shrillest and most
.'squeaking pipes. The Christmas ever
• jrrven, the pui'gentTir Ivoughs were waved
jin the faces oi the women and in those
'd the men, too. whenever a too eo
.licitous escort sought to protect the lady
• lie hod rashly i*--ci into the crowd, tine
• had to siand it and so did he, or else go
on the other siae of the street. As tlie
.jiipht wore on, however, tnere was no
'«lac of the street to choose from, and
'those who were out at all were caught
¦tip t>y the crowd. To save themselves
xr.any stood along the buildings and in the
doorways and looked on, lor it is a
pleasure to watch people who think they
aire enjoying themselves, but even this
refuge ot the non-combatants was linally
raided and every one was hurried along
Jn the living stream that had captured
the city.
Jt was a wild, delirious crowd and one
that stretched to its fullest the license
lent it — or perhaps the license it had
taken upon itself. ; It grew and grew, and
the strokes of the clock multiplied until
when the hour of midnight arrived it was
l. howling, hooting, concourse of lunatics;
a. ri\f-r of noise; a New Year's pande
monium. And then, as the horns rasped
the air to greet the bells that rang out
the last <>f the year, some one with music
in his soul and a sense of the fitness of
things stepped out into Market street and
blow taps upon his bugle. The old year
<Ud well. Jt had much to Its credit and
not much to blajne. and it must have had
the satisfaction when it left the crowds
upon vlk- streets that if the people it had
served wore not really happy at least they
thought they were.
All tho timo the people ¦ were raising
riot in the streets, the churches were
crowded with others who had a different
¦way of spoinp the old year out. At every
houf.e of worship thore were services, and
at nearly cli the services held were pe
culiar tii" the occasion.
"The B*-IJs of l!«0O" -was the subject of
the evening sermon delivered by Rev.
William Kader to the congrepatlon of the
Third Congregational Church last even-
Ing. In part he said:
The old yew la a book that Is read. The
new year is a book whh the leaves uncut
and paffi unread. God alone knows the
contents or the unseen volume of the year.
"ftine out th* old. ring Id the new." R'.nj?
out that eld trouble, you have had It lor.gr
mmis'h; rlr.s oot the old tin, It grows
•stronger year l>y year: ring out the ?hou
rand yemra of war; rlr.r In the thousand
¦veara of jwaee. As lh» hell rinsers of Pa-
Mlle ri*k«l tjielr liv** o'.'mbSng In the belfry
axil mounting the sfloat Ik>llf, and Fwung
Thi^n to en<3 fro until the city rane with the
, jnus.tc, so you reach the b^-st. Mour.t upon
the. hich^st and "rinsr-in the Chr!st that Si
to«y". ¦
R*v. "W. n. Ducafi. pastor of the Stew
art Memorial Church, preached a sermon
on "The Onen Door" last evening and In
part h«> «aM: . . :
>.= »-«> or.t«r udoij t>.# new yr&r w<» pass
Jn to the last t*MJ- v* the olfl century, »nd
»H an^'h-r Z&> davp have rolled away, t.-<>
rha.il ijass thnußh th«» floor that l<?ad* to the
Ktu-vA ;ioF>?ihi!it!"« of the twentieth century.
Th*. r-rntury. •xvhloh hae but another year to
run his b^n iraucht with srreat achieve
tlHTl'l* It so far rersosfi the other elfth
?«~-n ccnt'jr*"? that the world to-day Is a
ia-n(tip» :sd»*e<J a* coir.xarcd ¦with the old
•xrr-rld. But th» of di!<cov«ry and
In vent! or: of this century are hut the rough
«Fu:er vestibule, and soon we shall pass
tfcrooftl the ttwntlffil oentory door, ir.lo
poenlUMtieK tha* u-ouid Ftartie the lraajftna
tion. Ttvo questions -win be settled In the
During the entire month of Jan-
uarg we will offer great bargains
in. all our departments to close
out our fall and winter goods.
Specials This Week.

.•¦•' .
¦25,000 uards FINE WHITE EMBROinERIES,
ioth Nainsook and Cambric, edainus and
insertinas, half inch to 7 inches wide.
Prices 5c to 50c Yard
These embroideries are fullu 25 Der cent
less than similar aoods can be imcorted
for at the present time.
• ERS, size for three-auarter beds, beauti-
ful desians,with Dure snowflake fillina.
Price 52.50 Each
Worth 53.50
extra size and superfine aualitu.
Price 53.75 Pair
Regular Value 55.00
111. 113. 115. 117. 119. 121 POST STREET.
Commission Already
:'.'¦• Framed.

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