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WEDNESDAY
The San Francisco Call
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FUEL FAMINE OFFERS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
THE RELIEF CORPORATION 7^
SAX FRAN'CISCO'S refugees are suffering for coal. There is
much distress in the camps for lack of fuel and the situation
does not improve. A great man}' families are still sheltered —
» if shelter it may be called — in flimsy tents that have practi
cally outlived their usefulness. The small gas heaters that are
supplied in some of the cottages are of little effect to contend
with the sharp weather that has prevailed for nearly a month.
It is not alone the poor of the camps, the refugees proper, that
are suffering. Other people in moderate circumstances feel the
pinch of high prices and scarcity of fuel. In the present condition
of the market it is not sufficient to have "the price." The distribu
tion of coal goes by favor. The man with a "pull gets the
preference.
In this emergency we believe that the Relief Corporation can
do a great work for the poor of San Francisco if its controlling
spirits will just get out of the imaginary rut of scientific charity,
so called. That variety of charity is nothing but a state of mind at
best, a form of scientific superstition, paresis ambitious to achieve
paralysis.
Here is the opportunity for the Relief Corporation to charter
colliers and bring coal in plenty to the suffering people. It will
be told, of course, that there are no coal-carrying ships available
for charter. It will be told that there is no coal to be bought on
the Pacific Coast; that the lumber-carrying steamers are using it
up; that many of the British Columbia miners have gone to the
Nevada mines — it will be told the half truths and whole lies that
are being passed out to a shivering public. The people interested in
tTie fuel monopoly will call the Relief Corporation fools and try
to raise a laugh ar their expense. They may be accused of "butting
in" where they have no business.
But there is coal to be had, and there are ships ahd trains to
carry it. Money can find the ships and cars and the coal to fill
them. The Relief Corporation has the money — enough of it to
solve tougher problems than this. If it cannot buy coal and charter
ships and trains in the Northwest, there is still cable communica
tion with Australia, which has coal in plenty and idle steam
tonnage to hurry it here. The Relief Corporation is still bewildered
over what to do with its $4,000,000 surplus. Here is a great and
useful work for it — a work closely akin to that for which the fund
was subscribed. "r
The Relief Corporation is not expected to be a money-making
proposition. Quite probably it will have to pay something more
than the market for the cost of carriage or even for coal at
the pit mouth. The corporation is not limited by strictly business
considerations. A great need can be relieved by making a small loss.
This newspaper calls on you, Mr. Phelan, and on you, Mr.
Spreckels, and on you, Mr. de Young, and the other influential and
humane men who are intrusted with the administration of the reliei
fund. We call upon you to make a valuable precedent for a worthy
object. The fact that it is a new departure need not deter. There
is pressing' need and it is your business, your trust and your duty
to relieve it.
The fact that you will thereby assist in breaking down a greedy
and heartless monopoly will be, we are certain, a powerful con
sideration making for your assent to the proposition here suggested.
We feel assured that one and all you have the interests of the
poor at heart and will do nothing to assist the scheme to squeeze
the last dollar from the small consumer; but, on the contrary, we
are persuaded that this condition will most strongly address itself
to your humane temper and spirit of incorporated relief and inspire
you to immediate action. It is, in fact, the poor of San Francisco
who are suffering from the present scarcity. The big business
houses, the manufacturers and the corporations have the first call
on the fuel "in market. The small consumer can bring neither fear
nor favor to help him fill his coal bin.
Charter ships or trains and bring cargoes of coal from the
sources of supply open to anybody with money and carrying facili
ties. The thing can be done with the expenditure of little energy,
and yoiH.can afford to sell the coal to small consumers, at normal
prices for fuel. It is a great opportunity fo show whether- you are
big enough for the trust that the generous people of the , United
States have placed in you. v , s ,
GREAT MORAL AWAKENING AT SACRAMENTO
SF'one might construe the bills introduced at Sacramento as ex
pressions of opinion and policy by their putative parents the
conclusion could not be escaped that this is a Legislature of all
the virtues, and that an extraordinary and, indeed, unexpected
"moral awakening" had swept the membership like a tidal wave
or some other convulsion of nature of the sort that brings sinners
to repentance and their knees. We should not, for instance, call
Grove Johnson a hoary old reprobate because we find him right
on' the side of the ten commandments with a searching Sunday
law that might. make Connecticut look blue. We don't know whom
or what Mr. Johnson is after this time, but we welcome* hinv to the
ranks of the elect. It was time he got religion, and he seems -to
have it \>ad. We hope it will last for at least two months.
We scarceh' know whether it was the same dim religious spirit
moving Mr. Johnson that inspired his bill .to permit criminals to
select their" own judges— it is suspected that some of them own
judges — to try them. There is a haunting suspicion that this John
sonian measure was designed in the interest of Abe Ruef— our own
honest Abe — but -ivrnzy be merely the natural cussedness of John-
EDITORIAL PAGE
son, who wants to clutter up the criminal and civil practice of
the courts some more, as if the procedure were not already com
plicated and bedeviled to madness by the perverse ingenuity .of
lawyers. The inevitable conclusion compelled by the two measures
i described is that Assemblyman Johnson is in favor of the ten
commandments, but against their enforcement.
Leaving the versatile Joftnson in the attitude of a foxy saint,
with one leg on either side of the fence, let us take up the case
of Senator Hartman, who appears among the many who are called.
Mr. Hartman offers the commonwealth of California a bill that!
puts in plain prose the sentiments of the eminent Dr. Isaac!
WJ ZlttQ Til W* lT* ' \u25a0 * ~ ' -
Let dogs delight to bark and fight,
For God hath made, them so;
Let bears and lions growl and fight,
Birds in their little nests agree.
V V.;l Fall out and chide and fight.
'Tis the voice of Hartman speaking, but one seems to feel the
hand of Ruef, which is a natural-born reaches We feel sure that
the prizefight trust will take notice. *"
In a word, the bill file points the way of salvation, but none
need make the mistake that in Sacramento virtue is its own re
ward. To the casual observer, indeed, this Legislature looks too
SOME critics of the Panama canal management were free to say
last month when no bids for the contract were made on the
day assigned that gross blunders had been committed, and
they did not disguise, their belief that similar mistakes would
postpone indefinitely the letting of the contracts. These prophets of
evil are confuted by the event, and tlie contracts will .-: without doubt
be let to some one of the bidders who appeared on- Saturday .'The
basis of compensation, if the lowest bid is^accepted," will be 6.75 per
cent on the estimated cost. Certain important modifications in the
contract have been made since December 12, when it was found that
the_requirements were such as to discourage bidders. 'These modi
fications are chiefly: •• .
Reduction in the amount of the bond required; relief of 'the contractor
from liability for defective material, throwing upon the Government the
expense of replacing any that may be discovered; a .Government guarantee
to cover fluctuations. in the wage, scale on the* isthmus; and "a- stipulation
by the Government that no contractor shall be held in loss on account of
faulty engineering data. .
The last mentioned provision was demanded by prospective bid
ders because the Government engineers had been proved guilty of
certain astonishing blunders. Among these were the plans for, the
Gatun dam and the three locks to be constructed at that point.. The
plans called for locks of 900 feet in length. uWhen the Senate com
mittee investigated the canal management last spring a witness
pointed out that the drawings called for- locks of only 790 feet in
length. Commissioner Noble disputed this statement and insisted
that he had sketched the .plans for the locks himself and they pro
vided for locks with .900 feet inside space. That was very well, but
on examination of the drawings he found that the locks had in fact
been cut down to 790-feet. The cause for this reduction was quite
simple, although not very creditable to the. Government engineers.
It was found on measurement that there was not room enough on the
hill for locks of the original length, as designed. In a word, the de
sign was a good deal in the air. We may hope there will be no further
blunders of this magnitude to correct.
It.'may be true that the world is growing more honest, but, we
observe that the thefts, embezzlements, etc., of the. United States
for 1906 totaled up the sum of $14,739,653, which does not include
any part of the fruits of endeavor gathered by. {he* San Francisco
F. W. McDonald, Industrial com
missioner of the Santa Fe, had a,
narrow - escape from death on last
Monday afternoon. • He \u25a0 was In his
office In the Monadnock building,
when the west wall of the Palace
Hotel was being torn down. A part
of the fire escape tore loose from the
falling bricks and was hurled across
the alley. It broke through the win
dow of McDonald's * room .and also
smashed the- glass partition that di
vides his office from that of John
Duffy. McDonald , Jumped from "his
chair, and so saved his skull from
being fractured. „
H. O. Wilson, who attends to the
freight Interests of the Union Pacific,
and S. F. Booth, who Is the general
passenger agent of the. same com
pany, left yesterday for San Jose to
attend the annual banquet, of-: the
National Union last night.- !L. M.
Cheshire, the local agent of the
Union Pacific at San Jose, Is the pres«
ident of the union.
J. IL Griffln, district freight agent
of. the Canadian Pacific. In speaking
of his line, said: "I was all through
Canada .before coming out *iere. and
I was astonished at the general pros
perlty of "the., country. An Immense
amount of business Is being done in
Montreal, Toronto^and London, arid
•Winnipeg will one .day be , the Chi
cago of Canada. ..The 1 Canadian ' Pa
cific- has . several branch ,' lines, under
construction, especially In Manitoba
and .Alberta, as to 'tap/ the ' grain
country. These lines "will- fce v the first
SOME BLUNDERS CORRECTED
' NOTE AND COMMENT
Gossip in Railway Circles
Legislative Attaches at Work
to be finished, as .the biggest busi
ness Is in these .two \u25a0 sections. I . un
derstand the work of "completing the
Crows Xest line is to beiuhdertaken
shortly. It Is "already built from
Dunmore Junction, to Midway, B. C.
but no date has been', set -when It Is
to be connected with* the' main line
east of Vancouver. When finished we
shall have the shortest route to the
coast."
J.i'J. ; Byrne,; assistant .passenger
traffic manager: of >. the- Santa . Fe. ar
rived In the- city yesterday.' His head
quarters is InlLos Angeles. - ;
\u25a0/ \u25a0\u25a0.\u25a0\u25a0-;\u25a0. .'JT : •'*';': "\u25a0•.-.'. ->\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0.: ' '.'.>':
S." A. Story, manager of ithe Lake
Shore and. Lehigh -Valley' \u25a0.\u25a0Dispatch;
was in the city yesterday and, called
upon the different 'railroad offices. .lie
stated /that he. "was -In' Los : , Angeles
for fourteen days,." and -only; saw the
sun twice. Her. said! that v he; was
astonished at the of building
that was being done 'in; San Francisco,
and declared \u25a0 the work spoke volumes
for the. grit and enterprrse of -the
people. . ' , . , , ,
, .John. Brock, president? of . life Tono'
pah \u25a0 Railroad, \u25a0 is \u25a0 on ; alyisit to the city.
He ; says Nevada Is only, in the", com
mencement of ; her gold ' production.*
F. Al.;A 1 .; Valentine, j; district 'passenger
agent of the ; Canadian; Pacific,. Is; on
a. visit to" Los f Angeles, : and -is : . expect
ed back" within a -few -days. . .
'Jay Adams;.of' the Nickel: Plate left
last night ~'for v * ah': extended trip
through the Northwest. \u0084
Progress of the State Noted
by Press of California
AMERICAN cities have found It
profitable to learn from the
example of Paris. Many of
them have expended vast sums
to make themselves attractive, and
all that haye \u25a0 done so .have reaped
financial rewards while gratifying
the civic pride and the love of the
beautiful of their inhabitants. Among:
California cities .Los Angeles was first
to realize the value of attractiveness
as a commercial asset, and her people,
actuated by wisdom as well as a broad
spirit of local patriotism, have voted
bond issue 'after bond Issue to beautify
their, city. They have proved that It
pays to improve and beautify, and they
are reaping a reward that they have
Justly earned by their enterprise and
public spirit. — Oakland Tribune.
"The sunset of Rockefeller's life is
touching," writes a sentimental Eastern
girl. Well, just try to "touch" his pock
et book, or ask him to reduce the price
of oil, and see what kind of a "set" he
will give you.— Berkeley Gazette.
Up in Alpine County there was a tie
vote on the office of Superior Judge,
and now- a new election is to be called
to settle which one of the candidates
shall wear the ermine. " A singular fea
ture in connection with the contest is
that in the whole of, Alpine County
there are only, ninety voters. It Is often
ii difficult matter to secure a jury in a
criminal case, and if the court were to
order a venire of fifty Jurors the Sheriff
would have to-vlslt, every portion of
the county and "serve more than -50, per
cent of the" citizens:— Bakersfleld Call
fornian. \
" The ordinary man would still much
rather glorify woman and set her on
a mock throne,*where he can depose
her at will, than have to acknowledge
in * her a # real title to regard. It is
Press of the Nation Comments
on Current Events
MME. , MELBA sang., at the-Man
hattan Opera-house, New York,
the other night. Of course
she sang well, but her notes
were unheeded because of the bleat
ing, of the golden calf. There was
$50,000,000 worth of diamonds on
display. 'The house shone with 'won
drous Jewels. The noise made by the
barbaric pearl and gold was deafening.
It was one of the most successful so
cial functions of the season. There was
no let or hindrance. .Everybody .who
was anybody, accepted the license 'and
Joyously made an uproar with all the
precious stones she had. Melba? Melba
sang. But who heard or cared for
Melba? Think of the main fact—sso,
000,000 worth of diamonds— and then
dare to say that we, are not a great
people. — St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The captain of a ' Brooklyn lighter
.was dug out, alive a'^day or'two since
after ,being;buriedfor forty hours un
der.a cargo of coffee. He will" prob
ably drink something else for the rest
of his life.— Boston Transcript. ,'.- J
•.The' scattered returns 7 from the
Christmas shooting affrays in the" South
contlnueito "come in." ' Their 'frequency
would* carry"; the, impression, that <the
favorite -Interior : decoration- . for the
Southern stocking was a six-shooter.—
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
There is.no substantial reason why'a
full-blooded Indian 'should not become
a Senator of .'the United States -or even
President' of the republic' There Is a
good. deal of talk.ln Oklahoma with 1 re
spect*-to" the : possibility/ , of 'electing
Charles, D. Carter, Pleasant. Porter or
Chief McCiirtaln to the Senate. ;;AM
three are Indians— the , two former
Choctaws, the latter a Creek.* They, are
said to be men of education, iorators
and politicians. . The natural dignity, of
the American aborigine, his" gift \u25a0\u25a0-.of \u25a0
In the Joke World
"They tell me ; that Federls'- balloon
burst\the?other* day; "and that he fell
,to the ground. , Was he hurt?" _
V.'Kot by the fall, but Just as he reached
the ; ground ;a motor 1 car- ran over him."
— Kllegende . Blaetter:
; Blanche--Poor Helen! Has the worst
been; told? " . ' , '' \u25a0\u25a0' .
.Grace}-^-I think Ttot.. They're all wait
ing; for version^— Smart Set.; : '*'
:f: f Mother— Yes, children, Santa comes
down", the"; chimney, so'quletly'^^ that 5 you
never; hear; him. v -^ ' ;
r rr ' t Tommy-— Why doesn't , pa try ; coming
home late that .way?— New York Sun. .
,',' They; say," remarked the first; dear
girl,v"that Miss Elderleigh'ris, engaged
to a man old enough to" be her grand
father."" ;v ': . ;\u25a0>'.\u25a0' :•:. ;.. >~-y..iX \u25a0\u25a0'vvi'.-'A '.:-:'
"Indeed !" /exclaimed ;dear . girl No. ; 2. ;
VI had no Idea there was a man jthat
old allveI"-^-ChIcago T Xews. '
difficult for a man to overcome his
essential self-importance. Most of us.
perhaps, prefer to have inferiors
around vs — an objectionable trait of
character, but natural. And only very
slowly have we men been getting to
prefer our womankind as friends and
equals, .rather than as queens and pets,
ruling us as a baby oV a spoiled dog
does.— -Eureka Times.
' From Los Angeles comes the an
nouncement that the Chamber of Com
merce of that city purposes to get up
an "official excursion" of Its members
to Honolulu, that "the start will be
made from \u25a0 San Pedro" and that
"the purpose 13 to impress the people
of Hawaii with the desirability of
making San Pedro and Los Angeles
their port of entry Into the United
States." • • • \u25a0 However, all these
matters will adjust themselves. The
•speedy construction of the direct line
•of railway from San Diego to the East,
and the subsequent utilization of the
harbor here as the port of all Southern
California and the entire Pacific
Southwest, will put a quietus upon
silly schemes to push San Pedro to
the front. In the meantime* by all
means let the Hawalians be "im
pressed." — San Diego Union.
A man must be in a peculiar con
dition of mind who will attempt to
commit suicide and afterward assert
he did not know what he was doing.
What are our insane asylums for?—
Nevada City Miner-Transcript.
The new Mayor of Los Angeles has
sent to Washington for a duplicate Big
Stick/ ;. , The saloons are in. -his way. —
Berkeley Gazette.
Scotty's mine Is located. Now watch
the rush for Death Valley. Also watch
out for the stock announcement — San
Bernardino Index.
oratory and his racial history would
make an Indian a striking figure in
the Senate. — Chicago Chronicle.
An Item of art news* in Governor
Pennypacker's last message was that
60,000 people have already visited Har
rlsburg to see Pennsylvania' 3 new Sjate
Capitol building. , Its art excellence, in
the Governor's opinion, was what drew
them — not the graft. Thank heaven
for that!— Springfield Republican.
With passes and discriminations abol
ished, we believe the rate can be re
duced to 2 cents .without injury to any
real railroad interest. This rate should
grave an ample profit to the roads. It
will be necessary for them to show
that it will not be sufficient to pay all
expenses and a fair dividend in order
to convince the public that a 2-cent
rate bill should not be passed.— St.
Louis Post-DlspatchJ
To think* of the President and Sena
tor .Foraker joking with each other
at the New Year reception at the
White House on the subject of the
colored troops! Apparently, only out
siders take the differences betwixt
these two distinguished gentlemen as
something seriously personal.— Boston
Herald. \ \u25a0 ,
; A wealthy Little Rock planter be
came highly -incensed the. other day
because he was offered a $20 gold cer
tificate; bearing the signature of the
colored register of the treasury. You
could never make us mad that way. —
Washington Post. c ..'_.'-.-
It is "nevertheless -worth noticing*that
since the entente cordiale between the
mother '.cbuntry. and France was con
summated" the St. Petersburg corre
spondents of the Londan dailies, who
reside in the British capital, no longer
compare anything in Russia to the
French revolution. — Chicago "Inter
Ocean.
Answers to Queries
> BEER— A. ,O. S-, City. This depart
ment does not .furnish information, on
the. subject" : of adulterating beer or
food. Beer, pure and simple. Is said
to-be- a tonic if taken In 'moderate
quantity and * not : calculated to* affect
the nervous system;-but if adulterated
It fs sure, to be harmful.
PIMPLES— X. Y. Z.. City. If you are
troubled -with pimples do not \u25a0'monkey
wlth. ;them." It' is an "evidence that
your' blood Is out of order, and the
best -tiling ybuican do Is to consult a
first-class physician, .who will give you
a "proper prescription"; .then the pim
ples will disappear.
: I LITTLE BOY BLUE— Reader, City.
The poem entitled "Little Boy Blue." in
which; are; the; lines:
"Under^the haystack 'Little Boy Blue %
,VSleeps • with hls\head under, his arm."
was written by Abby Sage Rlchard-
JANUARY 16, 1907
The Smart Set
No more beautiful affair lias taken
place this winter than tho elaborate
dlrfaer given last night by Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Hopkins for Miss Lydia
Hopkins at their handsome home on
California street. The guests were
seated at four round tables, each deco
rated simply in different colors. In the
bay window of the large dining-room
was a table, gay xrlUx brilliant daffodils
and ferns, with pale yellow shaded
candelabra, and there «at the attrac
tive guest of honor; The other table*
were, respectively, decorated with lilies
of the valley and delicate ferns,- with
faint green-shaded candelabra; pink
Bridesmaid ro«es and plrfts candle
shades, and vivid red roses with hand
some gold filigree candle shades over
red silk. /\u25a0 Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Fred McNear. Mr. and Mrs. Gus
Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Henry T. Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Donohoe. Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Blanchard Chase. Mr. and Mrs.
King. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sharon. Mr.
and Mrs. Evan S. Plllsbury. Mr. and
Mrs. R. P. Schwerin. Mr. and Mrs.
Mountford Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
K. Nuttall. Mr. and Mrs. "William Hob
kins. Mrs. Eleanor Martin, Mrs. Crock
1 ett, Miss Flood. Miss Maizle Langhorne.
: Miss Helene Irwin. Miss Mary Keeney.
Miss Margaret Hyde-Smith. Misa Emily ,
Wilson. Edward M. Greenway. Franlc >
Owen. Robert Eyre. George Cadwalader.
Gerald Rathbone. Samuel Hopkins, Dr.
Harry L. Tevls and Charles Feltcn.
Miss Carrie Gwin was the hostess at
a very enjoyable bridge party yester
day afternoon at the Town and Country
Club, on Franklin street, at -which she
entertained five tables of guests. Among
those present -were Mrs. George C.
Boardman. Mrs. E. B. Pond. Mrs. Rosen
stock, Mrs. J. R. K. Nuttall. Mrs. M. P.
Jones, Mrs. H. M. A. Miller. Mrs. Emma
Butler. Mrs. Henry L. Dodge, Mrs. Hen
ry Clarence Breeden, Mrs. Gale, Mrs.
Horace Davis. Mrs. Lucy Otis. Mrs.
William P. Morgan. Mrs. Ira Pierce and
Mrs. Cyrus Walker.
• • •
Mrs. J. Leßoy Xlckel was the hostess
at a very charming luncheon yesterday
at her home, on Lacuna and California
streets, at which she entertained sev
eral of the debutantes of this season
and last, and one or two who are to be
among the buds of next year. The
table was artistically decorated in daf
fodils and ferns. Those present were
Mrs. Nickel's cousins. Miss Emma Ken
yon and Miss Anna Kenyon: Miss Mary
Keeney. Miss Margaret Hyde-Smith.
Miss Edith Page, Miss Margaret Hayne.
Miss Julia Langhorne. Miss Marguerite
Barron. Miss Frances Coon and Miss
Lydia Hopkins.
• • •
Mrs. E. Walton Hedges entertained
last night at another of the delightful
little dinners for which she is becom
ing quite noted and whlco invariably J
prove so enjoyable. After dinner Mrs.j
Hedges took ber guests to a theater^
party. The table was prettily deco
rated with lilies of the valley and
Bridesmaid roses, the candelabra hav
ing pink shades. Those present wer*
Dr. and Mrs. McEnery. Pay Inspector
Reynolds, U. S. N"., and Mrs. Reynolds,
Miss McEnery. Mrs. Hantord. Mrs. Dar
ragh, Mr. Carpenter. E. J. VogeJ, Percy
Towne and Elmer Harris.
* • •
The third of the Gaiety Club dances
for the season will take place this
evening at the Paris Tea Gardens, and
Miss Emily Wilson and Miss Gertrude
Josselyn will be the hostesses at what
promises to be one of the pleasantest
events of the winter. There will be
quite a number of guests. -beside* the
regular members of the club, and the
younger members of the most exclusive
society of the city will be present.
• >\u25a0-••• •
Mrs. Frederic Kellond. formerly Miss
Katherine Self ridge, was among ths
arrivals' yesterday on the transport Lo
gan from Manila and is a guest at th°
home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E.
A. Selfridge, on California street. Lieu
tenant Kellond. U. S. A.. Is still In the
Philippines, but will arrive with his
regiment in the spring. Mrs. Kellond
Is very popular here and has a host of
friends who are rejoicing in her return
and the fact that she Is to spend sev
eral months in California.
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Mrs. Deane and Miss -Marie Rose
Deane, who have been, making their
home across the bay since the fire,
came to town yesterday and will spend
several months here. They are llvlny
for the present on Pacific avenue, neark
Laguna street. w
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Mrs. Lloyd Baldwin and Miss Grace
Baldwin expect to leave on February 2
for New York and will sail from there
shortly for Europe, where they will
spend six months traveling.
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Mr. and Mrs. William Wallace Chapln
— the latter formerly Miss Helen Wil
son \u25a0 of Seattle — whose wedding was
celebrated early In December, arrived
in Paris recently, and after spending
some time there will go to Belgium to
visit Mrs. Chapln's uncle, who Is United
States Minister to that country.
Personal Mention
M. A. Allen of New York fs at the
Palace.
R. G. Lunt is at the Palace from Los
Angeles.
Charles J. Kuhn of San Jose Is at the
Majestic.
P. Burns of Calgary is registered at
the Palace.
W. B. Press Is at the St. Francis
from Eureka.
William Whelan of New York Is at
the Dorchester."
Frank C. Robertson of Spokane Is at
the St. Francis.
James T. Barron and Mrs. Barren are
at the St. Francis.
J. W. Thorn of Philadelphia is regis
tered at the Palace.
! Richard F. Armstrong of New York
: City Is at the Majestic.
Carl Spuhn is registered at the St.
Francis from Portland.
E. B. Gage of Tombstone is regis
tered at the St. Francis.
H. Cullinan and Mrs. Cullinan of St.
Louis are at the Palace.
Mraf. Lillie Slapoffskl of Australia Is
registered at the Majestic.
J. LJndstrom of Aberdeen. Wasiu, Is
registered at the Jefferson.
J. E. Rahra and Mrs. Rahm of Kan
sas City are at tho Majestic.
-Dr. M. L. Gray and Mrs. Gray of
Seattle are at the Jefferson.
E. O'Connell and Mrs. O'Connell of
Coos Bay are at the Majestic
Charles W. King end Mrs. King are
at the Jefferson from Red Bluff.
'XT. E. Bender and F. W. Bender : - of
Hamilton. Ohio, are at the Jefferson.
B. Cochraife and Mrs. Cochrane arte
registered at the Dorchester from To
ronto.
H. R. Burke, manager of the Port
land branch of the Royal Insurance
Company, Is at tho Jefferson.
Judge Fletcher A. Cutler of Eureka,
law partner of Governor Gtllett. ar
rived In San Francisco yesterday and la
registered at the St. Francis. .
Townscnd'sx:*!. jriaee fruits ana caWT
dies at Emporium. Post and Van Ness!
1250 Sutler mi. and 1203 «nd *r» vS

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