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J. H. Dau. a recent arrival from Ba
kersfleld, was run down late last night
by a Hayes-street car at the ""comer \ of
Market : and Fifth streets^ It .is
thought 'he : suffered a fracture
of the , skull ;'-.\u25a0, and Internal in
juries ' that may j prove • fatal; :. H« was
crossing. the street and' did not see r tha
approaching , car till too late to tffet tout
of ithe |,way. f i He was Z removed Ito 1 the
t Central ; Emergency. Hospital." where he'
has a fighting chanc*. • >
J. n. Dan Is Struck by Vehicle at -Fifth
and ; Market ;' Streets and May Die -
of ;Hla Injuries.- ; V
I ~ "Dan" McLaughlin was | well recog
nized in newspaper circles , as a keen,
humorous and forcible writer.; He
came to this city four years, ago ., and
at once affiliated himself with the edi
torial staff of The Call. Its flies con
tain many. of his cleverest \ efforts.
Often, however, he - contributed excel
lent articles : to weekly and monthly
periodicals. McLaugrhlin , began the
"Police Court stories" that have
amused so many. His prize story, "As
Ye Sow," which appeared in the issue
of The Call a week • ago yesterday, un
doubtedly shad; woven \u25a0 In, Its I well \u25a0 de-_
fined plot'a portion of the writer's per
sonal history. - To • some *it seems \u25a0 now
that McLaughlin- to, a. certain;-; extent
depicted his own end as he expected it.
Daniel > McLaughlin >.was •36 years of
age. He was born in the ? Black Hills
of South ; Dakota and /spent his S early
days , there, j'i He , was a graduate of the
Georgetown . University of
D. C v He '\u25a0 leaves a .brother,-/ w. L. Mc-
Laughlto; a lawyer ' of Deadwood;
South Dakota, and a mother, Mrs. Ellen
McLaughlin; - of — Keokuk,-- : lowa,-> to
mourn his death. \u25a0 ' His • remains • proba
bly v will " be 5 shipped Ito South Dakota
for Interment. - •? < . ; t
Daniel J. McLaughlin, for years one
of the best-known newspapermen in
the West, died last night of heart trou
bles at a local hospital. He had been
ill for many \u25a0 months . and the ' end was
not unexpected. * ,\ , : ; i ; < •
Daniel J. McUnslilb, Local 'Writer,
Dies, a Victim of Heart
When some men fall to make a hit
they try to blame it on the hammer.
SAN RAFAEL. May 2L— The- final
contest In a series of three of twenty
flve-men teams between Companies C
and D, Fifth Infantry, National Guard
of California, was held here .o-day at
the -200. 300 and 500 yard ranges. Com
pany C won permanent possession of
the cup with the narrow margin of
three points, making the same total aa
the former highest score made by Com
pany D^ — 1174.
Militiamen at the Raaget.
Aidce Tonrgf*. United States Represen
tative la Bordeaux, Passes Away.
BORDEAUX. May 21.— Judge 'Albion
Winegar Tourgee of Mayville, N. V.,
Axnerican Consul here, died to-day of
acute uraemia, which resulted from an
old wound. He was 67 years of ape.
Juig-e TourgTje was taken seriously ill
come months ago, but his condition im
proved and it was believed his recovery
was probable. Recently, however, the
disease took another serious turn and
Judge Tourgree lingered until this
noraing:. He was born at Williams
field, Ohio.
SALINAS, May 2L— After a hotly
contested pitchers' battle of fourteen
innings between Salinas and the Fif
teenth United States Infantry teams
the same was called without a score on
either side. Palmtag. for Salinas,
struck out .fourteen and Bankston. for
the soldiers, twenty. Errors were
plentiful and hits few. Batteries: Sa
linas — Palratag: and Lauritzen; Fif
tenth Infantry — Bankston and Sullivan.
Fonrtecn laahis* sad Yo Roma.
A man's self-esteem often receives
a terrific jolt from the small boy who
wants to know things.
The strenuous man often wins a vic
tory that isn't worth the effort.
W. E. D. Stokes Jr., the young son of
Millionaire W. E. D. Stokes of New Tork.
Guy Barham, former State Bank Com
missioner, and, his wife, who have been
at the St. Francis for several days, de
parted yesterday for Los Angeles.
LudwigVan Orden, the well-known clerk
of the St. Francis, left last evening for a
twelve days' trip through the Tosemits
Valley. /
Dr. A. B. Gilbert of Portland is at the
Judge E. C. Hart of Sacramento is at
the Grand.
E. B. Gage, a banker of Tombstone,
Ariz., is registered at the St.* Francis.
Frank Carr, a pioneer mining man of
Trinity Center, is registered at the Russ.
General Manager R. E. Wells and Gen
eral Freight and Passenger Agent E. W.
Gillett of the Salt Lake road are at the
has been sent West for his health and is
at the St. Francis with his companions.
Robert W. Campbell, son oX the well
known local attorney, Joseph C Camp
bell, and his wife and child, arrived here
Saturday on a visit to his parents. The
former, is associated with the law de
partment" of the United States Steel Com
pany, with headquarters in Chicago, and
has been absent from San Francisco for
more than a year.
The Rev. William Kirk Guthrie deliv
ered a eulogy on John Knox at the First
Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. James
H. N. Williams, pastor of the Simpson
Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church,
spoke as follows:
\u25a0=• Great events recerally center arenmd great
and forceful personalities. The following- are
illustrative instances: Bismarck and German
unity; Cromwell and the Magna Charta: Peter
the Great and Russian progress; John Wesley
and Uethodism; George Washington and Amer
ican independence; Abraham Lincoln and. the
union oi the States and freedom of the slaves.
i And so when you turn, to Scotland and the
Scottish Reformation, aa Fronde has said:
"The one supremely great man that Scotland
possessed — the one man without whom Scot
land, as the modern world has known it.
would, have had .no existence, was John
Knox." Verily the name of ' John Knox is the'
cliief esC' on the • long > list ' of Scotland's heroes
and worthies
That chapter of her history which thrills
U3 most — which stirs our righteous resent
ment, awakene our noblest impulses, fires our
purposes and desires for the triumph of truth,
and begets a consecration to the cause of Pro
testant Christianity i* the records of the
sublime energy, the heroic daring, , the con
spicuous faith, the determined perseverance,
the consecrated talents, the unconquerable pur
pose or Scotland's chief est son— John Knox.
If you are looking for men or firm and un
deviatmg devotion to conscientious conviction
and unswerving allegiance to high nforal prin
ciple in the path of rectitnde, then John Knox
will be among' the greatest in the foremost
files of time. If you are seeking men of com
manding influence among Individuals and over
nationsextending to -increasing generations
then among the best examples John Knox will
be conspicuous.
It has been declared by high authority that
the history of Scotland -is the history of the
Reformation, and that the htetory of the Ref
ormation is the biography of John Knox. lie
has been » recognized at the Savanarola of
Scotland and the John the Baptist of the six
teenth century. :
He was born somewhere aad sometime In
1505. which makes to-day's celebration the
four hundredth anniversary of his birth. Birth
and genealogical tables are often matters of
email concern, while what a man was in his
own character and personality, an* what he
accomplished, are of ruprem* value. t
John Knox belonged to a great centary that
gave the world Shakespeare, Raphael. Kepler.
Michael Angelo, Lnther, Calvin, Zwlngll and
others whose names and influence are of per
petsal life.
The four hundredth anniversary of the
birth of John Knox, the Scotch reformer,
was observed in the city yesterday. Not
alcne was reference made to him by Pres
byterian ministers, but pastors of other
denominations remembered him in their
sermons. .\u25a0•'j.v.s
Epedal Dispatch to Th» Can.
PHILADELPHIA, . May 21.— The long
looked-for appearance of Battling Nel
son in the East will take place to-mor
row night, when the Dane will box Abe
Attell. the feather-weight champion.
Great interest has been taken in Nel
son since he came here, although the
Western boy; has somewhat chilled en
thusiasm by his refusal to meet Willie
Lewis 'of New York, | unless the latter
weighs 130 pounds at 6 o'clock the night
of the bout, while he would not have to
weigh in. . • . -
In view of Nelson's announcement that
he is "a fighter, pure and simple," fight
fans view his action in the Lewis matter
with suspicion. Attell, who will meet
. Nelson to-morrow, is \u25a0 a boxer, not a
fighter. It is expected here he will do
to Nelson what' be 'did. to Tommy Mur
phy—make him look cheap. However, if
Nelson corners the elusive Attell it will
be all up with the latter.
On Friday night Peter Maher will box
Joe J. Eannette of New York. On Satur
day Tommy ..Mowatt of Chicago* will
make his first > appearance in the East
against Jack O'Neill of this city, , It has
been announced that the winner of the
latter bout will meet . Nelson in his sec^
ond* bout here.., .*«? « ...>,. -• " -j.-~^
Waible of the Garden City Wheelmen
Win* the One-Mile ' State Cham
- - . . , > p ion ship . Race. 'V '
SAN JOSE, May 21.-^-One"ofthe best
bicjrele and motor race meets seen on
the coast in years was held here, to-day
under the auspices of the Garden City
Wheelmen: About 2000 people were
present. The Garden City Wheelmen
carried off the honors. The, feature
was the one-mile State championship
race, won by W. "Waible of the Garden
City Wheelmen. It was a point race, in
three heats. Waible made ,12 ; points,
Backrath of the Capital City Wheelmen
10 and Mclaughlin of the Bay City
Wheelmen 5 points. The Garden City
Wheelmen also won the -Australian
pursuit race, its competitors being: the
California Cyclers, Bay City Wheelmen
and New Century Wheelmen. '' Baum
eartner of this city won the * three ' and
The Baptist and Episcopal churches in
North Fort "Worth were badly wrecked,
while the roofs of the Grand Hotel,* in
East Weatherfcrd street,, and the John
son House, in West Bluff street, , were
torn away. Fifty dwellings in various
parts of the city were damaged. The
Second Ward school I building was par
tially wrecked.
A passenger on a Texas and Pacific train
from the west reports that the town of Min
eral Wells /was partly blown away. One
church building belonging to the African
Methodist ' Episcopal congregation was
demolished. ' Many \u25a0-- business ! buildings
lost their roofs, including the First Na
tional Bank building, a seven-story struc
FORT WORTH, Tex., May U.— A heavy
windstorm, blowing at the rate of- seventy
miles an hour, struck this city from the
southwest at 6:30 o'clock to-night. : Part
of the west wall of the Texas and Pa
cific passenger station was blown in and
John Young, a train dispatcher, killed.
The storm .was most severe west of the
city and all telephone and telegraph
wires are down.
The Chino ranch is considered one of
the mest valuable properties in the south
ern part of the State, and has been the
object of negotiations several times in
the last few years. The ranch consists
of 30.fr X) acres and includes a large
amount of personal property. Among the
assets are a railroad and valuable rolling
stock, i such as locomotives, \ passenger
and freight cars, traction engines, devel
oped and producing oil wells, and their
complete outfit, business blocks, farm
houses and farming implements.
For a long time the title to the ranch
was clouded, but these difficulties have
been cleared, and with the advent of a
new owner it is understood that the prop
erty will be opened for settlement. The
purchase price is said to exceed $1,000,000
by several hundred thousand. "
"It Is true that a syndicate, with which
Edward T. Earl of Los Angeles and I
are identified, is negotiating for the. Chino
ranch," said Mr. Marshall, "and I regret
that the fact has become public' I came
to this city to" see other parties connected
with the matter, but had hoped to keep
the purpose of my visit secret."
A deal is now under way in this city
that \u25a0will probably result ; to-day or to
morrow In the sale of the famous Chino
ranch in San Bernardino County. ;
E. J. Marshall, vice president of the
Southwestern National Bank of Los An
geles, arrived here yesterday in connec
tion with the deal, and . admitted , last
night that he expected to complete it
within the next forty-eight hours. He
declined to enter into the details of the
transaction until it is completed, on the
grounds that it involves a great sum of
money and any interference would mean
a great loss.- ? -^?. N .'-^VV
It was on the occasion of her recent
visit to -Santa Barbara that she first met
the Count, at.d it is said that the noble
man was immediately smitten with the
fair ycuag woman. The Count and the
Countess own a beautiful place in Reg
ensburg, Bavaria, and are possessed of
considerable wealth. They have shown a
desire to travel ia this country, and in
vested considerable money three years
ago in the Southwest. • They have been
in ihe ha.bit of making regular visits to
California durins the winter months.
The first meeting between the Count
and Miss .Harrison is said to have been
followed by a. proposal from him, but
iliss Harrison. although seemingly
pleased with the handsome Bavarian's
attentions, was. it is said, a bit shy of
giving- him encouragement in his hur
riedly conceived matrimonial plans. Still
he persisted, and no one in the south was
surprised when the Count and his mother.
contrary to their winter custom, came
north to San Francisco immediately after
Miss Harrison and Miss Kaye had de
parted from Santa Barbara. News as to
whether the Count will overtake Miss
Harrison at Colorado Springs or follow
her on to Philadelphia is eagerly awaited
by society, which is wildly speculating
in the interim.
The Count took advantage of the first
opportunity to Inquire Quietly of the
clerk if Miss Harrison and her
were guests at the hotel, and upon learn
ing that the young women had left he
showed positive signs of disappointment.
For several days he busied himself try
ing to learn the destination of the two
yocrig wemen, and finally getting the
iiiicrrnaxion that they were to stop off
at Colorado Springs, he hastened the
departure of himself and his dignified
do tier in the same direction.
"Future mail shall be sent to The Ant
lers," was the hurried instructions left
by the Count, and since he disappeared
from the St. Francis speculation has
been rife as to whether he will be suc
cessful in his reported attempt to win
the fceart o! the Philadelphia heiress.
Miss Ks.rrison is well-known in Califor
nia, where she visits every year, and es
pecially in Santa Barbara, where she is
wort to spend the greater part of her
Btay in the West, and where she is con-
Etar.tly an object of attention from the
members of Eastern society that winter
there, and the subject of much conver
sation among- her own sex. She is an
"oui-aoor girl." who has few superiors in
h&rsemanship. golf or other fresh air
Eport. Although she feigns a mannish
air and carries a swagger stick, the fact
in no way seems to lessen her feminine
attractiveness, and everywhere she trav
els she finds many among the male sex
devoted to her. -.'. "
Const Kaxl Holsurteia and Us mother,
rrHo mi formerly lady im v.«iti»«r to
the Qaf c_q of JBsvarin, bare suddenly
cut short their stay at the St. Francis
Hotel aad deported Cor Colorado
Sprint"- At the same time It Is re
ported that the attractive Miss Mildred
Hcrrisoa, an heiress of Philadelphia,
started several days u;o for .the same
place, la company with her chant. Miss
Sybil Kaye. Miss Kaje. by the way, is
the younsr woman irbose beauty has
been a subject of gossip In Paris Bad
other places on the Continent.
Little attention would have been given
to the movements of these tourists had
not a rcznor reached this city from Los
Armeies two weeks ago that the hand
sosie Bavarian nobleman was deeply in
love with Miss Harrison and determined
to capture her heart. It was about the
lime this story reached San Francisco
that Miss Harrison and Miss Kaye were
guests at the St. Francis. Suddenly they
left for the East and hardly had they
gone before the Count and his mother ap
rtved trern the south and registered at
the St. Francis.
Ibe Ferris' stock 'company presented
"Way. Out "West" last night at the Grand
Opera-house without Florence Stone in
the leading role. Miss Stone was sup
posed to-be starring as a r blind Indian
girl, though she did not have much to do.
She was given a warm welcome when she
appeared on the stage for the first time
and showed her versatility.
Dick Ferris was the shining light of the
production, which is built on the lines of
"Arizona," Ferris was the center of ac
tion and danger from the moment he ap
peared on the stage in the first act. He
was kept busy doing hero stunts through
out the play, posing in the dual role of
twin brothers— one a cowboy and the
other, an army officer. Frederick Julian
as the chaplain, Frank Sheridan as . the
colonel and A. Byron Beasley as the vil
lain were all much in evidence, and
played their parts very creditably. Lans
ing Rowan, Edith Julian and Marion Bal-
Hni were the leading female performers.
This evening the newsboys of the
city "will be admitted free to the play
through the generosity of Mr. Ferris.
Hundreds of tickets have been dis
tributed and the lads are promised an
enjoyable evening.
Charles H. Burke and Grace La Rue.
with their two lively "inky boys," pre
sented a lively sketch. Burke at once
established himself as a favorite. He is
a comedian of the best ranK and his pat
ent telephone, connecting with both the
upper and the Jower region, is one of the
funniest Orpheumisms sprung for a long
time. Miss La Rue sang "Billy"
Brackett's new waltz song, "Dear Old
Frisco," which was duly applauded.
- John Birch, who produces a whole
melodrama himself," assuming the dif
ferent parts by merely changing hats, is
still one. of the real hits.
This is certainly a great week for those
who appreciate vaudeville and know the
way to the Orpheum.
The Orpheum has a show this week
that the people cannot stay away from.
It is one of the record breakers for merit.
Perhaps the best thing on the bill is
the "Dr. Jekyll and Mr.. Hyde in Twenty
Minutes" by Emmett Corrigan and his
company, though, of their kind, there are
other features just as good. Mr. Corri
gan gives a representation of the dual
role in Robert Louis Stevenson's creepy
work that is one of the best things' ev«r
seen here. . His transformation from
the benign, lovable Dr. Jekyll to
the monster. Hyde, before the eyes
of the audience is almost weird
and is certainly one of the clev
erest things in stagecraft. The
rendering of the play in twenty minutes
is a taking idea. The audience is given
a good conception of the story on the
Orpheum stage.
Delia Fox was among the favorites and
her reappearance In the city was warmly
greeted. She sang some catchy songs in
a catchy way and was fgiven applause
and a great bunch of roses that glad
dened the heart of the comic opera fa
vorite, as shown by her_.apparent delight
when the flowers hove in sight, propelled
by an usher, who was lost to sight be
hind their mass of color.
Mabelle Adams, the "character violin
ist," is a charming young woman with
entrancing white arms. She played sweet
ballads and patriotic airs' in a medley, and
some classic pieces that made the 'gal
lery look dignified. She was applauded
for both.
Graceful and charming as ever,
Florence Roberts greeted her San
Francisco friends at the California
Theater last night after her long trip
through the East. Every seat in the
house was tilled by an enthusiastic ad
mirer. The play was "The Unwelcome
ilrs. Hatch," and the emotional young
actress showed her wonderful ability
to as great advantage in it as in those
pieces of French complexion where lo
cal play-goers have seen her more fre
In the scenes where she denounced
the woman -who had stolen her hus
band and where she is reunited with
her daughter Miss Roberts had her
audience at her feet. At the close of
the third act her hearers kept the cur
tain going until she made a pretty lit
tle speech and threw a kiss. Most of
the female portion of the audience was
moved to shed tears at the sad chap
ters in the story.
Herschel Mayall, who has lately been
slaying bandits at the Central, played
the part of the cruel husband with the
success which usually attends his ef
forts. Georgie Woodthorpe looked after
the humorous and pathetic character of
Agnes, the old servant, to the eminent
satisfaction of the house. The others
of the cast performed their duties in a
highly acceptable manner..
It was Miss Roberts, however, and
not the play, that most of the* people
went to see. The applause was almost
continuous. The earnest little actress
wore herself out in her endeavor to
satify her hearers. She never, had any
difficulty in filling the Alcazar, and
from the present outlook she will
crowd the California during her stay.
>*ext week she \u25a0will appear in "The
Country GirL" ,
• •. - • \u25a0;..-. . \u25a0\u25a0..•.;.
Member of Royalty Said to
Be Madly in Love With
the Philadelphia Heiress
Town of Mineral Wells Said
to Have Been Partly Blown
Away by the Heavy Gale
Orpheum Presents Unusual
Bill, Corrigan as Jekyll
and Hyde Making Big Hit
Transaction Involves More
Than a Million Dollars.
Land to Be Subdivided
Count Holnstein Again Off
in Determined Pursuit
of Miss Harrison's Hand
Man Killed in Port Wortji
and * Several Buildings in
the State Wrecked by Wind
Receives. Applause Through
out Performance of "The
Unwelcome Mrs. Hatch"
Los ;Angeles.;S>Tidicate Now
Closing Deal for the Fa
mous Southern Property
• FRESNO, May 21.— 1n - a battle be
tween' Pitcher Whalen of Fresno and
Pitcher Perce of Oakland Fresno -won
the State League game by a score of
3 ' to 1. - '. *r :.'.--\u25a0"\u25a0
Fresno Nine Defeats Oakland.
flye mile;.. motor races. Results of
events -were:,. .; "- - "- .-\u25a0'
i One-mile novice— Won by^Reieel.' G. C W.;
Cushman. B. C. W.,- Becond; Bose, G. C. W.,
third. - Time, 2:36.
-' Two- mile handicap— Won by ShowaJter, G.
C-W.; Berryessa, G. C. W.. second; Long. B.
CvW.. "third. Time, 4:39 1-5.
Three-mile motorcycle—Won by Banmgart
ner, San Jose; Carroll. San Francisco, second.
Time.,:4:loC-5J .
.One-mile handicap— Won by DelOenbacher.
d. C. W.; Waible. G. C. W.. second: Showal
ter. G: a W., third. Time. 2:10 4-5.
One-mile State championship — Won by JWai
ble. G. C. W.; Backrath. C. , C W.. second;
McLaughlin, B. C W., ihlrd. '
' One-mile married \u25a0• men's race — Won *by E.
Barnes; G. C. W.; T. Belloll. G. C. W.. sec
ond; Francis, : G. C.W., third.
Five-mile motorcycle race — Won by Baam
gartner. Time." 6:30 2-5. -
\u25a0 ' Australian pursuit • race — Won by Garden
City Wheelmen, riders Berryessa. Deiffenbach
er and Waible. riding: 8 1-3 miles. Time, 20:45.
JplL "'Jgfianese Arts...
P^MFrce give 'gee.
lu^l'^lS'^^^'^i^J' W ' th evcrv Purchase of goods to the amount
m^lUft "'St^Vlf' 1 of " 5 ccnls or :norc A hi gh-class uno
••«&>s%*( M^kif-ifJ These vases sell for 35c cents, but we are
fi\t%%«R w B luh offer ' n £ 'hem FREE us an inducement for
fc^^ifollss 7#f£f you to Y lsit us and inspect our stock of choice
% Fine br ? nzc » brass and Cloissone wire— ar-
; -> i:i "" trstic designs a specialty.
MAIDA & OKUDA,22? Sutter Sfc
Telephone Red. 1441.* " . -. *"\u25a0" \u25a0 • \u25a0 *••
._\u25a0''" " ' • t
The Perm Mutual life Insurance Co., of PhaadeipWa.
On. the 7th day of December, 1904^ by its Board of Trustees, unanimously adopted the follow-
ing resolution: ;
"BE IT RESOLVED by the Trustees of The Perm Mutual life Insurance Company of
Philadelphia, Pa., in order that its policy-holders may have fall and exact knowledge of its
• • busfness management and of the security end character of its investments, that the Presi-
dent of the Company request the Insurance Commissioner of Pennsylvania, together with
the Insurance Commissioners of Massachusetts and Wisconsin, either in person or by
deputies, to make a full and complete examination of the affairs and investments of the
Company, as provided for by, law, said examination to be made as early as can be arranged
after the closing of the accounts of the Company for the current year."
; r^e I request- of the Trustees was granted, and on the first day of February, 1905, the examina-
tion was begun, and concluded on the 24th day of April. The official representatives of the three
"departments, with their assistants and appraisers, in all some fifty persons, covered every detail of the
business management and the character and security of the Company's assets. The complete and
detailed /report of the examiners is too voluminous for publication in the press, but has been printed
in pamphlet : form and will be furnished on application- to the Home Office of the Company in Phila-
delphia, or to' any of its authorized agents in the United States. \_
! The condensed findings of the examiners are included in the following:
cers of The Perm Mutual Life Insurance Company well organized, and administer their respective duties
such questions as were deemed necessary for them to with commendable camion and skill."
ViSfnf thU^Jt » eret ° thC SamC ""^ bC f ° Und " "THE LOANS ON COLLATERAL are amply margined.
-.TaS^t/JS ££\u25a0 •'\u25a0 v ' \u0084, y j v 4 u The stocks ami bonds owned were carefuily counted,
"AS CALLED FOR in the resolution adopted by \he . and the market value ascerta ined through bond ex-
" 2^Sir«*J rustce ?' of - the , c ° m £ an y' a FDIL AN^ : perts, wth the result shown that the values claimed
. COMPLETE examination of the Company \*ias made, by the cornP any are conservative."
"THE FINDINGS SUBMITTED by the examiners show company has voluntarily set aside $1,062 679 in order
thatthenet surplus of. the Company, as of Decem- ° nf.«y ff 55 * 1 * S!^£?S5 m SJP way ot
ber 815t; ',1904, should be 54.490,493.66 instead of > lower, interest rates or excessive mortality.
$259,237.44 THAN CLAIMED in the annual statement bean kept at a normal figure, and no disposition has
of the Company. AH of the Company's assets have been found to unduly develop the writing of insurance
• been appraised by competent experts employed in this upon Deferred Dividend Plans. On these the divi-
examination, and the increased surplus shown arises dends are apportioned annually, and the interests of
from the CONSERVATIVE VALUATION of assets by the policy-holders are fully guarded by the terms ot
the management." the contracts and the practice of the company."
•THE CHARTER OF THE COMPANY, granted Feb- "THE AGENCY BRANCH, looking at the anncat product
; ruary 24th, 1847, provides fully for its operation on a of new business, has been conducted with due econ-
• purely mutual basis, and it HAS NO CAPITAL O my and with. fidelity to the interests of policy
STOCK. The Trustees are elected directly- by the holders."
body of policy-holders, NO PROXY VOTINGJ>eing «THE SELECTION OF RISKS Is in competent hands, as
permitted; and the officers are, in turn, elected by the - excellent mortality experience of the company
Trustees.nooneofwhom^eligibletoofSaal position.'.' indicated. The company is operating In practically
"THE OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES exercise CONSTANT, all the states and territories of the United States, and
, INTELLIGENT AND FAITHFUL supervision over all on December 31, 1904, has upon the *paid for* basis
features of the, company's business. ' 140.793 policies outstanding, insuring 5332,016^37."
**THE REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS were examined by "Although an examination of this kind naturally inter-
competent appraisers selected in the various localities, feres with the routine work of the office, the officer*
• with- the result that the valuations obtained are and employes of the company rendered every assist-
, $387,699.76 IN EXCESS of those claimed by the ance within their fxjwer to the examiners, and
cheerfully complied with all requests."
|||§|||§| ( ISRAEL W. DURHAM, Insurance Commissioner, Pennsylvania.
Signed < FRED'K L. CUTTING, Insurance Commissioner, Massachusetts.
( ZENO M. HOST, Insurance Commissioner, Wisconsin.
It is with pleasure and satisfaction that the Trustees and Officers Have received and now publish
the report of the Commissioners. In the future as in the past they .-will' strive 'to fulfill the mission of
A PURELY MUTUAL COMPANY confining their efforts to transacting business within the lines laid
down in its Charter and By-Laws and in strict compliance therewith.
HARRY F. WEST, President
For full information relative to all forms of Purely Mutual life Insurance,
apply or write to Edward IL Hart, General Agent, 608 Claus Spreckels Building,
San Francisco, Cal.
A SuitLikeThis $ 1 Al — &^
Made to Your Order «V|
We will make you a suit in the style as ||| M^v^^^^^^^^^^^
pictured for $10. Of course the picture only i|fft 4 M^^s^^^^^^m
shows the style. You make your own
selection of the cloth and pattern; we
guarantee the wearing qualities of the suit ~^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^
which are represented in the material, work- j —^^ =^^^^^^^^l
manship and trimmings. "t" t f^^^^^^H
If after the suit is made up it is not* satisfactory i '^V^^^P'
we will make you another suit or refund your money.
If you take the suit, to further prove our faith in WOJm
it, we will agree to keep it in repair free.
Thus you get absolute, protection and a liberal j W^ms
But outside of all this the suits are the equal of •
the $15 garments which are turned out by other 4|iy^
So come in to-day, select your cloth, be measured - Jp%2?'
a^nd have aJnewsummer suit by next Saturday night. - Wr
S^-WSfUT^iTI. Mail Orders ~~
Ladies should visit the Attend , W / f\ f V-W & |_^> Out-of-town customers should
Reception; Room in the Powell and « - , «»•;*'• - \ • c ,f, f • »i t_ j
! Ellis store— music every afternoon-: \ : .. M *"sfactocn.-^"-J" sfactocn .-^"-J- .." ! .- RR * a « of Ootkbg .write for self-measunng blank and
from 2;untilsVclpck.;This;roora . . ArCTA S^?!.?": Our selflmeasunn §
is becoming'a popular meetmg and ' * *^^r It^^M. 'O^ ;Ol»wrCs system assures a good fit; how-
lj;^g fefey ?• ; : '\u25a0\u25a0 : ::i^iLj FlKl.^74n M,4- rf «;> I ever, we guarantee every suit.; -

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