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OBJECTS OF THE PEACE CONFERENCE
IT is the duty of every good citizen to promote the objects of
the industrial peace conference, which closed" last night. /It
should be obvious that San Francisco cannot continue to exist
on a basis of industrial strife. There must come an end to that
some time, and the conference desires to bring. about that ending
before both parties to the conflict have reached the point of exhaus
tion. It seems scarcely necessary to point out that the present
process of adjustment is , wasteful and unscientific. No settlement
arrived at by this mean's is ever satisfactory, because ' it leaves
behind bad blood and angry feeling, . ready to promote and actuate
a new struggle as soon as the parties • have recovered from the
wounds of battle. No peace can be lasting that is not .based on
mutual recognition of rights. Professor, Miller of the University
of California looks the situation straight in the face when he says:
However, the dawn of a brighter era in industrial : relations seems 'not
so far distant You can no more break the unions than you can smash the
trusts. Trade unions and co-operative capital are twin sisters, companions
in the same cradle. The same necessity will perpetuate them both.' It is
folly for practical men to get- together and "talk of- killing the trusts and
trade unionism. It can't be done.. , .
It was, the object of the conference to bring us closer, to this
new era that must follow tlie recognition of industrial and
economic facts. To this complexion we must come at last, that
voluntary negotiation, arbitration and contract shall take the
place of war. . .
A FABLED MONSTER OF POLITICS
i hi HE piteous outcry that comes from the Fairbanks literary
x bureau is making Indiana howl and the rest of us weep. If
J_ nothing more, it is, at least, the best evidence of a pretty how
d'ye do. Thus we find the editor of the Jeffersonville Star
turning loose on the country a frenzied battery of marked copies,
denouncing a wicked writer who has used the columns of a weekly
paper to limn and lam an ungracious portrait of what he is pleased
to call' "The Real Fairbanks." What they think about this fellow
in Indiana is related in burning words by the bureau, like this:
One Gilson Gardner, a Washington correspondent » of the common
yellow variety, has been writing for Collier's Weekly" aperies of articles
professing to tell the truth ?.hout the record of the vice president. Gardner
himself never made an invc«r : -ntion of the vice president's career at Indian
apolis or elsewhere. He 1 . gathered together the hearsay gossip of
malicious enemies such as any man in public Jife is certain to make. His
articles are a combination of downright falsehood and false interpretation
of fact ' ; "' . .
All this is most distressing and even calculated to raise a
doubt whether there is any "rjeal Fairbanks." We know the Fair
banks myth.- We have heard: of a long legged statesman who
began his campaign on buttermilk and has already got as far as
cocktails. We have heard of the heroic rescue of a damsel \u25a0in dis
tress that the real or supposititious Fairbanks accomplished ;by
wading out into a lake thirty-one feet deep. These things we know
and recognize as of the mythology of politics, but the hideous
portrait of Mr. Fairbanks as the wicked corporation lawyer — what'
are we think of that, when the Jeffersonville Star says that it is
"muck"? It is enough to make the plain man believe that there
is no real Fairbanks. There are we know three or four kinds ;of
Fairbanks, all enjoying a large; circulation. Some of them 'are
black' as Old Nick and some as white as the Angel Gabnel,vbut
none of them is convincing. In fine, we are persuaded that Fair
banks "is a fabled monster out of Indiana, brother to the mermaid
and a large consumer of buttermilk and whitewash, but whether
he is a condition or a theory we* cannot pretend to say.
THE RECRUDESCENCE OF PROHIBITION
PROHIBITION as a national issue is as dead as mutton.
Indeed, it never Had much vitality, but, as a local ..matter it
is showing more activity than ever. In Indiana, in Texas and
even, in Kentucky the regulation or even -extinction -of .the
liquor traffic assumes many and unexpected shapes. ; \ Way down
in Georgia prohibition is winning victories; and the fire eating
editor of the Georgian, John Temple Graves, writes- in this impas
sioned strain" about it: . - .
Whatever my judgment may have ; been in , other days as to the most
effective method of lifting the liquor curse, I .have "never voted "any other
than a prohibition • ticket in my, life.' In 1889, as ; editor of the Rome Tribune
I spoke and, wrote my loyal adherence to"; the ? great: cause of prohibition.' '\u25a0
And here and now, briefly and - without \u25a0; elaboration, : let 'me ; say •\u25a0 that
with my wholes heart and my whole soul/with; lip arid* pen -and' purse r am
enlisted in the cause which carnes;the hope and' the happiness of : Georgia
. . .S. Sl _ n^ c l\u25a0- * ctUTn *£ to ; my ' desk \u25a0on Saturday; only, one day has elapsed in
which I have not voiced my advocacy; of this cause, and until: the end of the
chapter 1 1 shall be found, foot to foot and arm:toarmwith the foremostVof
those who Sght this great battle of temperance in the .state. y :
It has always been characteristic- of the prohibition cause that
the language of - its devotees' was as strong ?as their liquor was
mild. A prohibitionist prefers to: talkatl the top of; his voice.' Yet
we believe that the day of the extreme prohibitionist is gone "byj
The present recrudescence of the movement means temperance
which is quite a different; thing from/ prohibition: •; It means that
the people very generally have become convinced of the ; evils
intemperance, arid the sporadic: legislatiori : \o be seen in many of
the states is' merely a-symptomof that [sentiment desiring to impress
itself by force, on wnole; com muni ties ." But , when ! the sentiment for
temperance becomes universal ' no £ coercive legislation -will be
required. /In fact, the ; vice of coercion is \u25a0<\u25a0\u25a0 that it begins • . at .*. the
j wrong end. -Temperance^ is; a" question: of ; ami most
i successful propaganda is: that: which catcHes ;\ them^younsr; The
EDITORIAL PAGE
| Ttiel^atipn^
League of the Cross has done more for temperance than all l 'the
prohibitory legislation .that clutters the books. '\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0S\t \ \ \u0084 '
IT; seems/, reasonably certain that congress ?wUK ; be forced to
increase the; pay of; enlisted 'men if the;- strength- of the army is
vtpbe maintained: - r lts present force : ; is^6o,ooo; men of all ranks;
i \u25a0 which cannot be regarded as much more than a mere handful;
from a -war standpoint. In time of peace i it is;big< enough for -all
purposes, but: the ranks, are rapidly: dwindling: arid areYonly/ kept
up by strenuous and expensive recruiting. % .•
\u0084 The; other day. General Franklin* Bell said, y!There. : is some
thing wrong, with the army,'' but^ he;! did jlnot specify ; the wrong/
Secretary Taft, when asked about^it;- said ;thearmy^was"tbo snikll;
"The trouble } with the army," said the of waV "is>that
there isVnot; enough of it.": He idid^not go into vparticulars. :
It is in the coast defense artillery'that men are -mostly ;- needed;
c ; coast batteries : are ; not half; manned and it is impossible to
maintain thekrequisite \u25a0 gun crews at sthe5 the pay >of » enlisted- men. A
skilled artilleryman, capable of operating; the : big that over
look the Golden gate,- for instance, 'must be :'a skilled mechanic. He'
learns his; trade at thejexpense -of, UricleiSam, and when his term
expires^ he never re : enlists. ;He c can.do' better; in ; civil \ life!": The
government loses' the money, spent on^ his training;and must repeat
the process on raw recruits, if they ."can be had.
; The modern soldier', or sailor, must be ' a skilled at
least in -the artillery^brajnehesr and rsl3J;a;^^mh^oV/ever sl3J;a;^^mh^oV/even i ? $17/ a
month, will not hire .\u25a0such; men. But; they ; cannot be got in ' a
hurry, and it is; the duty •.* of congress {to^see that they are. pro
vided, if the defense of our harbors is to mean anything i- :<-
§^KS^BiJI®S^BK
f \u25a0 ; Southern. Pacific; which ijhias
I -been accumulating 'ties and |."pro- ,
I ' ;cesslng" them' for the" last year, is
..;; now .; engaged; ln^ placing -'them:'. All
of the" old . ties - on the road' between
here -and San; Jose are, being; renewed,''
and this section, '.which : has the reputa-f \
tion of : being one Vf . the :best: built An.
the lUnlted \ States,') is '} having /a : great
deal of attention' bestowed \u25a0 upon ; it.: A'
large J number "J of -;ties :'i are - : ioh v.T hand
for .-'•? use v\u25a0' on*.; the*, peninsular road
to \u0084Lo3 jGatos and Y: for .; .the '^Dum
barton v cutoff. ; l: "it ßesidents Cj, of ~ Los
Gatos are making arrangements to
celebrate ! -; the 7, opening : , -of . ,t the J- new
llne, T andi as;, the : town j; Is temperance
$350 * has ?,been; raised -to: erect \u25a0: a. 'jfoun-'
tain* so that ' neither., the . farmer'; nor his
horse* need^be' thirsty.'" ' / •\u0084 ',":" ' J X
There' is" considerable • 7 curiosity in
railroad *f circles « as ' to;* the ;' accuracy of
the * r report InaminglCharlesfL;': Stone |to
an important position in the passenger
department jof jthejMissquri|Paclnc.|fH/
C. ; Townsend| is?no"w|;the) gehef als pas-^
seriger^ agent ; arid lit] is i not . at' all \ likely
that § Stone iwould J leave! the s Louisville
and 3 jNashyillei* where j he • is |the Jgeneral
passenger,' agentj'sfor'ai subordinate' post
on "the 5 Missouri^ Paclflc.^ ! SomeTardj:in
cllned" td\belleve j that- Stone J will *Jj© 'ap-*
pointed ': passenger, s';5 '; traffic? manafer!; of
airthe'Gould'lines/westTof.the Missouri
river.y including!* the?, Western^Pacinc. 8
Stone £ would ; then 2 have X charged of |the
passenger/i interests the yi: \u25a0 Missouri
Pacific,'^ the f Irbn| Mquritaih,f the ;i Teka<»
Paclflcii the fand RloGrarideand
the. Western rPaciflc.-*: : .:' -Tv'V f.'V*:!-'*'-'" \u25a0\u25a0'.:' : i
WBMBSEB&St'?'' '' •..-.-. * • --••: . \u25a0 \u25a0 '\u25a0'\u25a0.'." ' : " ' •""'\u25a0
H. :J.;Snyder.i general j'agentV of > the
Mexican "Centrar. in injspeak
lngiOf(the]trade}betweenvSantFranclsco'
and\the;republicjof-Mexico,fsaid:?-^/;;.
""It I is £onlyy n'jlt.s s inf ancylat * present,
and when'r the ;' road . to'f Guadalajara;
which Vwill|beTan2alirrall{route7flsibuilt
the jtrade\will j'growj immenseiy.^Thir ty^
five IcarloadsT^ofEl Calif orhia? products
have] beehTshlpped | from! this ]ci tyi tol the
republlcJduringlthe|last|3O|days2gThis
speaksj.wellfforjlthejclosejrelatlonsibe- 1
tween the ;twofcountries.Vl These JshlD^
NEGLECTED COAST DEFENSES
ments included canned fruits and veg
etables, box "material and cooperage;
Most ,of ;this went- to .thei City of
Mexico,^ Guadalajara.: and "San 7; Luis
Potosl.; ; The -capital : of , the? republic
also is taking large quantities "of \ beans,
asphalt s paint and \ roofing, paper,|while
some -of; the towns i near.': the iminiag
districts y have ", placed i; orders V for', iron
products, • such as machinery." , 7
y; - -\u25a0•' \u25a0 \u25a0". \u25a0. " \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0• \u25a0 . • \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 • •-.".•-., \u25a0 <\u25a0','• \u25a0 .- ,;
;;;: R.i;H.; Countlss, agents of ; the iTrans
continental freight'jbureau;-has ; isßued a?
circular; announcing t a« raise 5 in 1 the ? rate
on to -eastern^ points.^ The
rate ; has £ been advanced ', as i follows : ''To
the ' Missouri! river,* and f common? points,*
?1 per E IOO/ pounds, v formerly^ 90 'cents;'
Mississippi ,' river; and points/
$I.ossper- 100 pounds,' formerly;9o cents;
toxChicago;; and ; common i points/y $1110
per, lOOipounds,: formerly^ 9o] cents; §to
Cincinnatl.'Detroitfandrcommon^ points;
$1.15/"formerly^i;os.'>iThere~iwlllsbeino
change ' In s the rates Itoj Pittsburg.ißuf
falo«andjcommon. points, which ; will i re
main|at;. $1.15. 4 : New iYork/l Boston I and
common points will? have; the old rate of
$1:25. c." The i new irate* is ,to^ take; effect
on October, l. ,T '\u25a0*.}, *? \u25a0-.^? : -: : 'v ! :?;^ ;^
fe*?f*l?i \u25a0*'"-• v-:'" - :••\u25a0\u25a0-->;-';'•- ."-. - \u25a0.\u25a0•.\u25a0.':. -,'' ; '-.":. ;
; «.; Chevalier J. ; F. Fugazi, .'who| repre
sents the ; passenger ,-: end •of ? the !i Lack
awannaf< and -a also^the \ French f? line '§ of
steamers, has ifOr.Va": trlp^to
Europe, awhile; in -the; sunny
Italy^ the C; chevalier** will ggive $ Illus
trated } lectures " on' ithe v beauties 1 of [i Cal
iforniaiand' will \u25a0\u25a0'.\u25a0 induce -\ imraigratlou
to ; this \ coast. . ; : i. : , "" - •": '\u25a0.-,. -\u25a0 - ; '/ Y-\~? ':?\u25a0- v'f
t; S. \u25a0: F.; Booth, , who I looksjaf ter. the. pasi 1
I senger iinterestsHof s the>Unlon|Pacifice >Unlon| Pacific
on; this; coast. a has 'leftSfor^thelsduth^
ern^ part % of i the ; state -on« business i for
hia . company. ' \u25a0: ; '•.
; *: - \u25a0'-' - <"-v- : : * .-\u25a0 ' - • , ; : v• - :: ; - •/ ..'
« /Adrian % H. fJollne, ' president- 'of k the
Missouri, s;^5 ;^ Kansas "|and Texas, Is < \u25a0 ex
pecjted^in|thisfClty;sdurlrigitheVweekj
He -; is|i travel ingXwith % his ::„ family ."and
is.iComlng'fromv-portland.Vv:. -^!S;
\u25a0• ferry. boat yerba Buena.^belbng-^
Ing * toj the iKey^ Rou te.% has { taken ? the
place of { the : Newark/- which . has \u25a0; been
disabled- -" " \u25a0 \u25a0 *:;,-'-. • ;-*•\u25a0\u25a0; : .;.
The. Smart Set
11a ji'ISS FRANCES BPItA.QIIE.\ with
' lYy I : b*T ; ; sister/^ Mrs. 4 WllllamsV is
J^l: rusticating at ;her" ranch] in
:«;. ri Mendocino county. 1 Miss Helen
Wheeler, who has ; returend from
Europe.yown.si the adjoining ranch, I and
will leave for Mendocinb after the wed
ding of Miss ~ Mazie ;; Langhorne and
Richard-Hammond next month. -~
;, Mrs. : Charlotte ."Wright, who has re
turned from Paris, \where «he has been
living for f our jyears;, has been' staying
at Blythedale the : last week.i' She left
f P r i Santa Barbara "on "Monday to visit
her, mother.^Mrs. r Jerome Clarke, who
has been far fr^m" well. V , r .." -
•^Mlss Emily -Wilson V had a small 'tea
for a few^ intimate friends yesterday
afternoon. WßXߣBttßß9tf&&B&'- ' k'i--- > '
•/<\u25a0?,* .-\u25a0'\u25a0 *\u25a0\u25a0" '•"•'•... \u25a0'\u25a0•;-. •>.'\u25a0:\u25a0' -\u25a0 "- ''\u25a0 \u25a0
* A; delightful ; tea* was given '\u25a0 to Miss
Ethel:; Shorb, la. sister of . Mrs. Shorb-
Whlte, , last r. Saturday • afternoon "in
Los l /Angeles; \\ by/ Mrs. . Grace" and
Katherine >Mellus. > It .w'aa attended
by,r, a s;;large i --number'; -of society
people, and, although . Informal. , was
a r smart .affair.;,".-. : Receiving -r~ with
the j young | hostesses were : Mrs. J. J.
Mellus, \u25a0\u25a0 Mrs.*: B. : C Whiting," Miss Shorb,
Miss ;Brent .Watkins,^ Miss Winder, Miss
Katherine -|Mellus,fcMrs.; 1 J. , J. Howard,
Mrs. hE. Avery 'McCantry, Mrs. Randolph
Miner, Mrs. 7 W.'> Norris. \u25a0 Mrs.>L«o'* Chan
dler,' Mrs:. J. i H.l Brown," 4 Miss WaniDyke.
Miss Josephine Hannagah, Miss Mattie
Milton and Miss \u25a0 Olga , Atherton of San
Francisco. '.- ; , ;\u25a0»••- \u25a0 .- : i- :.'\u25a0•\u25a0\u25a0 .*:-.>
~-' -.\u25a0"". ':?"-i\\ \u25a0:\u25a0'\u25a0:•:" ...-•...' ;".. ; , : -/' ; \u25a0 ,';;
i? Miss Josephine ;H.jHaiinagan, a^deb
utante of last winter, has been passing
thei summer .with > relatives 1 1n • Los An
geles;, ;', She was i. the hostess Vat? a - the
ater s party> consisting /of ? young : people
at : ; the ; Belasco Tuesday -af ternoon/.-- ' ~ : t i
V:- ;\u25a0'-'./': .--"•'• :.-"" "i* '\u25a0'''•\u25a0'•\u25a0 : .-- '•'\u25a0\u25a0'.''" .'-\u25a0''. " "'.'•;
v, Colonel Thompson {and his daugh
ter,*.. Miss MetaX Thompson,,- are still In
Oakland, but expect to pass . the ' winter
on this; side: of the bay. ' w % ?
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vB/H.'pibblee Is 'sojourning at Santa
Barbara. - : r . . -\u25a0 :u ?i :r.v- : ; •
Miss .-Winder, 'whose engagement to
Paymaster y Ball -.. of ,» the t navy was $ ah
nounced recently ,'V -is 'f visiting rin T Los
Angeles,* at • the home of Mr.-* and Mrs/
Frank .'Griffith. . _ ',- .".<-.-•\u25a0.\u25a0 ''.: .-'- •: .'•/,'.
\u25a0"'\u25a0'. •-:\u25a0'\u25a0': .-\u25a0:\u25a0\u25a0' ' -.>•\u25a0•-.\u25a0\u25a0• \u25a0 "."• .' \u25a0 •..'".•''\u25a0.. '•"• : \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0'
<\u25a0 Miss" Etalka Wllliaf, who lssoori to be
the bride %of I Lieutenant f Max V Garb«r,'
.United I States i army,\; has I been -; passing
ar;fewiiquiet*dayß;ati.Paciflc';Grove,a r ;fewiiquiet*dayB;ati.Paciflc';Grove, ; :the
guest "of Miss Constance Borrowe. \u25a0 -'
:'"\u25a0\u25a0:-\u25a0 \'/yi: _i* \u25a0],'-*. \u25a0'\u25a0'•\u25a0\u25a0 \., \u25a0 \u25a0
; Ramon \u25a0", Beyntienes . Is ; . passing the
monthl at' San; Rafael. \u25a0\u25a0- '. \ \u0084.-
; ' ] -XV'"' : \u25a0\u25a0'"\u25a0"-'\u25a0 ::'-*^ : ' '\u25a0•>. '\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 *' r -'\. '-' r * \u25a0 : .v/-/ * :>
r-. Mr. v and Mrs.i RicharflV Sprague /will
occupy,* the 'i Polk I, cottage ;on | the
links jat Menlo ; Park about the j first of
August ;.'- :^ • ; ' - : " ";— ; . : -.,-- ..".-'\u25a0'" ;•.":-\u25a0;, :: v " :.
\u25a0\u25a0 \.'-.i- :: .:.yyi~. -,\u25a0''\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0..*'\u25a0' . "' * .--,- \Vj. \u25a0; , ; ..-, '\u25a0;
\ Miss. Mattie "Milton, daughter- of
Captain Milton, of-the , "navy, is a guesc
of iMrs.VR. P. ; : Sherman^at -Los An
geles/;:;.;'. :\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0;". -:'.. ' : v \-. ;' *.- .%'-;-^ U.z^i
; ;johniß.- SheehanV Jr. left"? last! night
for a three' weeks'^' trip to New ' York
V \u25a0'\u25a0 .::: \u25a0:•\u25a0:: -:^*r-7u»;v-^*- .-. ..y;-; : - ;sy--<)
v jMrs. .: Charles; G., Hooker ; and* Miss
Hooker 'are] reKis'tefed at- the"> Brighton
in'Parl«J>^r*" : : '. : ."A'-:'i:'Y : \u25a0- \u25a0 .
'\u25a0' '.';-\u25a0"!\u25a0 *?" ''''\u25a0 *-.-"' v*.i \u25a0\u25a0•\u25a0': \u25a0•;\u25a0•\u25a0\u25a0-\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0
h \ Col. l'c:l n.\ iMurphy ? regi ster ed '&t the
Grand^hotel,yparls,-aately.n '
t r^^> ''-'rC-rtrf-H z'l*. >'?« * ;4" '--y, : \u25a0 -;-•; - T-.
';.- The s^Henry. MarVlris -are r passins \ thl*
month j in? Berkeley.fi Miss ; Mar lan ; Mar
yins,lS a| f utur«C*debutari tft, ; Is c seen r Ire
quently^withi herJsißter.iMrs.* Roy \u25a0 Som
mer3,\who:ishiving:;atUh'ePl^lrm"ont.'
'}">':'.Tr. \J*.*ri. --.--! j »*iT '•'\u25a0- : ,« v* >\u25a0;•-''?.'"••\u25a0\u25a0 r -:'\u25a0'\u25a0'.
tA Dr.Mle fiMarylile C and ,: his : .'t daughter
CoraV^vei| returned- Vto^thelr>n'San
Mateo ?hdme¥ after ! a,i trlpfthroußhl the
f.Valley. '-;-i/^\: - : <;''. ".\u25a0V^;:-*')V \u25a0_\u25a0'..
: '-':Jst': a °' d . i Mr s« Weijster V Jones moved
TEe insider
George Sterling, director of "high jinks for
the mhemian^club, writes an invitation to
his fellows in Shakespearean^ blank ..verse.
;^:^.v -': , ttA rk to the invitation of; Sire Sterling
George Sterling LJ to his fdlow Bohemians:
Invites Bohemians 11
Hoo, hoo! Hoo.hoo!! Hoo, hoo!!!
TRUE ; BOHEMIAN >. .
- . My reverential* ears i await 4 thy word.
The summer message 'of the laughter god.
. * ' v TRUE BOHEMIAN
/-\u25a0: A moment—^till:mine empty glas3 I till — •
Now, bird, declare his autocratic* will.
Mark well : when thou hast seen, in calm July/"
Its" twenty-seventh morning light the sky, ;
-To his eternal ; grove thy way must wend, ;
That all his forest - rites thou mayst; attend-
For glad he hath; bespoken, as of yore,- \u25a0
' A r sylvan < parable to teach his lore — •
Telling : his-, joy. in r care; forsaking men
And 'their triumphal minstrelsy. So' when
- The jealous -and usurping "moon that • night \
Shall dim "or drown the southern stars in light,
. He will;^pome forth in -greeting and his -voice .
Will k "courisel r thee. when reeds. and chords rejoice;
\ J For\music,:eatry\ to. his service won,
Grants him that night her well beloved son,
„. Our i Edward ' Schneider, whose consummate art,- -
Hath found the. exalting secrets of her heart.
. '^ T And; Porter; Garnett,;artist ; to the core, ,
< < Will Jerid his .craft to plot.the ritual o'er—
. -'Bohemian of bbhemians, whose skill
f ; . Is ever.: at;our mighty master's will. .
Then", when his love permitteth" thee to share
; His ancient victory o'er ancient care,
His pontiff, Riley Plardin, shall arise H£9
And; spread pageants: for thine eyes —
\u25a0'A'jovial man,?whose very words have weight
In crematory 'mysteries, of late. u^M
.•' 'Vi Whereforej*O : true v ?Bohemian, attend
•" Lest absence or ;forgetfulnes3 offend;-; . -. .
:',E'en now Bohemia plans (O, joyful task!), »
The" light and "music "of this woodland masque.
;Eugen Neuhaus . designed^ the . invitation head,' in which are sym
pathetically incorporated two • wise, old owls, a . flaming torch* and a pyre.
George. Sterling, who ; sires the high jinks, is just now the : star poet of the
club, and there are tho%e who consider .him the greatest poet California has
ever produced. Poet , Louis Robertson once sired a midsummer high jinks,
when the poetical drama produced was on an Aztec theme. It was this
jinks drama that Robertson .afterward elaborateft,into a- blank verse play
for ' genuine theatrical production?.:
In tHe^ Joke World
: .."'fit you' do not take ..care;- of your
money,"; said , the ant to the grass
hopper, "the world .will simply sneer
and ask you what you did with It-"-,
"Yes. > And , if I invest : it "and become
rich the world . will sneer*, and ask me
where.'l-sot.'lt. "-^-Washington Post.
Pat— Mike, 'tis drunk yez-be.
Mike— A \ ile. . a lie, you're spaking.
Yez/wou'd not dare to spake thus If Ol
was sober.
• r Pat— lf ' yex . wag sober yd have the
common sinse to "know yez was drunk.
-^London Tribune. \u25a0\u25a0 '* ; \u25a0'. ; 4 .Visv?;] ' •
"\u25a0 '"Moving?" Inquired a neighbor as a
furniture .van stopped in~ front of Ker
lect's house. T . *
'» ."No, ';: Indeed," replied .Kerlect. "A
friend wants ' to borrow our collection
of. souvenir post cards." — Judge.
The. Sunflower of Journalism
From ; the : Stockton - Record.
"After,' having been i .the owner and
promoter of the Delta for anumber of
years I . have ' sold the paper • and - the
plant ,; to . Sherman : Thomas. I have
made . more ' money "; than any -. man ' who
has ever . engaged in the newspaper
business In Tulare county. The friends
I have made here I shall remember for
ever. ": My enemies 5 1 have already ' for
gotten. In : a. few days I shall leave
Visalia never to return except as a vis
itor. >.ALONZO MELVILLE DOTY."
;This. is : the unique and 'somewhat
boastful manner in which A. . M. , Doty
announces the sale of the Visalia Delta.
Byj, many e Doty has; been regarded as. a
freak Jln £ California Journalism. His
f reakishness . did .: not t consist so much
in ;doing -absurd* or. foolish things as it
did in doing things * differently. , The
Delta ,was * the "different" : paper in
California.
„ JDoty.flrst attracted? notice among the
other p newspaper, men : ",by - publishing
daily^in ,hls -paper "a few couplets of
rhyme ><i under the designation .The
Tuneful Liar." 'The stuff -was rotten — •
absolutely : rotten— and J the newspapers
poked : fun at • Dvty.V Probably that was
Just Iwhat ; he .wanted: 7 In any event, 1 he
did not 5 - appear.; to bo o jarred -by: his
critics,' and .kept right on. grinding out
verse r or.,worse. \u25a0
'\u25a0 Another/ feature . of ; his paper were
his "Musings." He "mused" daily and
wrote j his : impressions ' of things : , in the
first; person. Nothing pheased him;, he
seemed ;to be •; imperturbable— -Joyous,
buoyant,. light hearted;, going through
the > world [ singing,? not ; very . musically,
it v< is ; true. ;. but - singing, ' nevertheless.
While' other editors .were pouring vine
gar." and . vitriol; i and. J cultivating the
plum ; of sarcasm and the wormwood- of
repartee, -Doty was -cultivating big
nosegays of , sunflowers. And the sun
nower* business paid. ,-;
Doty*s ; ; assertion ; that he has made
more \u25a0 money = than \u25a0 any . other, newspaper
man in Tulare county.- Is : probably . true.'
At least, he \ has built; up . a . fine news
paper* property/ which; he .has sold at a
good: figure, and now proposes 'to, make
a^tour^of Uhe --world.; His .success is
convincing^ proof ; of * the fact ; that : , It
paysitolbe i optimistic; : to look : at * the
bright side of things, and not to be per
turbed by envy, , malice and criticism.
yesterday %lnto : their " picturesque new
home lnearithel hotel i ln; San" RafaeL -" It
ia ;thelr. ! lntentloni to give •'seyeral- week
end s affairs X during *t the r summer- arid
autumn.' :>;: > ; - :
Mrs. , Ryland Wallace, her^ son : Brad
ley,-and" the^ Spencer ißuckbees are "en-
Joylngrra'stay^atiTahoe.' ' "
Conditiohs in Calif brriia
.'~\jk:-V, The; California ?Promotioß committi* vrin& th« f oUowte* t» v. v^ - -
»«w York -. yMterd*y: xouowtn» to its «a«t«ra Wan in
/. -California t«mper*tnr«« forths past 34 how.: t V
Baa Di«i0. ..;.:: - V " **'"-"•••:; amuai - y «
,-_ \u25a0•\u25a0•. --;'-- :- - - .^-- :•\u25a0'."•••"••••• Minimum,; «4.;Kaxia«ua."--74
_, Bank clearla*. for th« wwk endta» nooa, ' July SS, 1907: . - - -
' wwrkt will >mploy; from 60 .t0 .75 mea. I' !* 11it y V J* r }** fa . f" ll •P«r»tl»a J til*
; The .. contract :ha»";»e«n lit^for the 1 foundation* of tl.« < -H.^J'v «^ " MC : J :
.VrfACaUfornlaTa^lßattiry^.ti^t«:,Baa' l^^^l- 4^ — .taUdia* at 4 til* eorM, -\u25a0
i*^dU^» tO ti.Vi n h .i«ht. " Ma . ThU . \u25a0 itenetur. wUI .D* ; UB,IM f«,t
JULY 26,1907
Persona) Mention
D. T. James of Reno ia at the Ham-
Omar Phillips of Visalia Is at tha
Baltimore.
C. H. Munro of . Oroville Is :at tha .
Dorchester.
- M. & Hellman of Los Angeles Is at
the Majestic. K3R
,• W. M. Breckenridge of Los 'Angeles
is at the Hamlln. -.;
-;F.'B. BoTv-aa and wife of San Joso
are at the Hamllir. "
J. H. Ramser.t a banker of Red Bluff,
is^at the St.-Fraacls..l -;
_C. J. Reed, a capitalist of Portland.
Ore., is at the Fairmont. " ?
' Lieutenant Morrisey of the cruiser
Chicago is at the Savoy.
R- J. Watson, a mining man of Ton
opah," Is at the St.* Francis. - ;
' Augustus H. Derr and wife of Santa
Barbara are at the*- Dorchester.
H. T. Anderson.- a capitalist of Santa
Cruz, and his wife, are at the St. Fran
cis, v *
M. S. Mervin. a wholesale grocer of
St Louis, and Miss Mervin, are at the
Hamlin. \u25a0 * y •
".Grant Mott. prominent t \n- y the, carpet
business In Chicago, and Mrs. Mott, are
at the Baltimore. •:,[' T-. ... ",- "
Shun Mori mo to, a merchant of Yoko
hama, who has *, been ; touring tho
Yosemite .valley, la at the Majestic
,W. Clayton, one of <• the directors of
the - Coronado , hotel company,- and his
family, are -guests at .the St/ Francis.
. John Dickinson Sherwbod.a capitalist
of Spokane, and his brother, Frank P.
Sherwood of New York* are at the St.
Francis."
Charles P. Wheeler ,*of Three Rivers,
Mich., and Mrs. .Wheeler and Miss Mor
: gan, who are ' touring the coast, are
'.guests at the Savoy.
Gustav. Mann, proprietor of tha
Majestic hotel, returned yesterday from
a two weeks' trip to Los Angeles, Santa
Barbara. Pasadena * and San
J. VTt G. Cofran. formerly a well
known fire Insurance man of this city
but a resident ,In Chicago, is at tho
Fairmont. He 'has 'come here to at
tend the Bohemian.; club 'Jinks.:
Answ.ers. to Queries
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to; 1873. when the constitution wa<*
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and was held there until UOl.vwben orie
session was held In that: city and tho
second in- New Haven untU 1573, when
the former city became the only capital.
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