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MONDAY
The San FrariCfecoCall
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SYMPATHt WITH CRIME SHOWN BY JURORS
fTjHESE arc the members of the Glass jury who do not want
I clean government in San Francisco :
X George A. Kohn M. C. Samuels
Hugo Schussell C. P. Fonda
These men gibbet themselves in full view '-of the public as
willing to condone bribery and to extend immunity to the bribe
giver. There was not, of course, in the mind of any reasonable
man, the slightest doubt that Louis tjlass was guilty of bribery. ;
His counsel made some paltry pretense that the chain of evidence
was not complete, but that was only done to furnish some sort
of excuse behind which a man affected with sympathy for bribery
and graft might save his face.'
E. J. Zimmer, auditor of the telephone company, is. the man
who supplied thatvexcuse. If he was not actually concerned : in
the commission of crime he becomes by his own act, accessory after
the fact With a full knowledge of the nature of: his offense he
defies the law and gives aid and comfort to a criminal- Zimmer
is every bit as guilty as Glass and should be prosecuted in the
same manner. . .•.X^JTK-v
It is a most distressing feature of these prosecutions that
men who hold positions of apparent respectability in the com
munity, men of independent means and a certain standing,. should
exhibit themselves in the flight, where Zimmer and these jurors
stand. They do not seem to appreciate their own infamy. They
would not, we presume, , associate themselves with;- a common thief,
but Louis Glass is- no better than suchv and i he is far more .'dan
gerous. • . It is : in this social category that they voluntarily (place
themselves.
Of course, Glass will be tried again, and. before. a jury of honest
men he will be convicted. Zimmer, who is equally guilty, will
undoubtedly spend a considerable -part of his. time' in- the county
jail under sentence for contempt of court. ''.\u25a0:;
These men who band together to give aid and comfort to
crime may or may not escape the hand, of the law, but one and
all they stand before the community as infamous.
RETAILERS COMING DOWN TOWN
NO better proof can be. adduced of a healthier feeling in mer
cantile circles and also of a return' of a sense of security
than by noting the . action of the retail merchants.. Before
the selection of Dr. Taylor as mayor there Was ' marked reluc
tance on the part of some retail' dealers to even consider/ the pos
sibility of abandoning their present locations for the downtown
district. They put forward the argument that, owing to the unset-;
tied political conditions which affected, all classes of business," it
.would be unwise on their part to make any change. There was,
; however; a radical change in their opinions when Mayor Taylor
was placed in office. Men who had frowned at the idea of moving
down town were the foremost in the ranks of those who desired
to reopen their places of business in the "-'bid district, arid it may
be said with safety that before the expiration of another year the'
old retail. section will be firmly established pretty well on the
same lines as before the fire. Many of the present stores undoubt
edly will be ; ' maintained as branch : establishments. *
It is expected - that in the space of twelve months the large
retail houses which have begun the erection of buildings will have
them completed, and they will naturally attract other stores, -for
it is an accepted fact that ladies, who are really the only shoppers
in a community, only will make purchases in a locality where
the stores . are grouped together. The planning out, then, of- a
retail district is a thing to be considered carefully^ for ;it is 'veritably*
.the heart of a city,. where life and interest centers, and thus becomes
the choicest and the most valuable part of town. How important
is the retail district f may be, judged from the fact that the; sum *o£
$3,000,000, which .was sent here; from theVeast to be invested lay
John H. Speck, carried the stipulation that it was to be, loaned
only to those who intended to build in the retail ;- section of Sari
Francisco.
The future retail district , promises to excel in the point; of
convenience and in the way of modern buildings any' city of the
same size. One example can be quoted/ to prove the : truth Vofl this
assertion. There . is a building which will be ; finished shortly; in
the downtown district to be used as a: piano storey and the
"on the; upper floors will be leased 1 only to^thosel persons connected
with the profession.- Teachers . of music will be given fa vorabie
terms to establish their studios, and the convenience to masters and
pupilscan be readily. appreciated.
This is merely one example. There rare many 'others show
ing that the builders of the future San 7 Francisco: have taken ' into
consideration the necessities^^
.The new San Francisco ; wilf be unlike its older contemporaries, ' for
it will be built under totally' different which
are- noticeable in other/ places will be avoided, and •\u25a0alfppportunt
des.ieitgerJri k the;matterpf Ips^tio^byspa^:sayirig,^iirb e^utiii2edi
Wc ; willhave every reason to be proud 6f{the^new;Sari:Fran-:
nsco. It will: be j better and more ;-' compactly' built and \ we "shainbe
he envy of; other cities, -for -in these^busy:yaysUhers^ifigi6f!time
'«i as great? a consideratiph^toUhe opulent merest ; as to : the
liumblc- artisan, and Jby^aving^tne;; different
easy, of access to each ? other we shall take V the first step-: toward
EDITORIAL PAGE
The \^^pti—^e^tind
IT isnot all- smooth sailing ; for Mr. Bryan. vHis Washnigton fep
resentative, Mr^Wil!is*Abjbott; : |^sHliat hi^fcjiief w^illV announce*
himself -a in Uie^fall j^uVVitsseems as*ii the^nnßunce^'
| v \u25a0;'men^might:be;.sup'effjuSus: v ;That Kif^Br}-^ ;^iil;be a^andidate.
for . the .'democratic.; nomination .; for* president 1-is. about as certain
as death or taxes; : But^the ; evidenced accumulates, that^his. candidacy
is hot at -all welcome rin \ certain influential - quarters' of his own
party:; Thus we find:a*leadihg : democratic l journal:6f the : s6uth, the
Charleston News and Courier, writing in this forthright vein : •. \u25a0
Star would' have delegates to the: national "convention untrammeled
by:mstructions.;; AVe^would^go ; a step further 'and '- have Jthemi^ instructed
against Mr.' Bryan. His '^ nomination would i be ; fatal to ; the .party,; already
more than half dead because :\lt> has followed^^is leadership.' "It would!? be
of the greatest value to the" party'if the democrats of should; refuse
to send Mr.i; Bryan ias a delegate to ' the convention^ If, he 'had any 'real
regard for the party, which r has - sacrificed its dignity/and \u25a0independence "arid
self-respect ' in his 'behalf . he -would; announce ' his* retirement 7 from \ the political
field ; and \ give the party; a 'chance *to rebuild r its; broken ' fortunes/ ;. -There
appears to-be, however, ;no deliverance' from this body of death. ;-.r r
AYe have>lready; pointed ;put in theseixolumnsUHe uncompro
mising opposition "of
Courier- Journal to : the • aspirations of Mr. Bryan arid \u25a0 to : ; ; Mf '; Bryan's
fadmdngering. _ Mr.' Bryan Vseeks to square; -himself 'with i? thisV'.eler
merit -by explaining hjs7Jdeas;;on goverrinierit v : ownershif^ r of
railroads are not binding^ontHe'party, and theimplicatiori is that;he:
will forego 'his private fads^arid make \u25a0 the run on
convention ;rnay adopt.^That; position involves ..a patent
surdity. If Mr. Bryan usv nominated his; ideas T^in^upersede^!the
platform:- ;, ; ;•; .v : ";; : - : -"' v Iv \ . \u25a0-- ' -'\u25a0:Vv-v^."^a:^';-'^' :i "v>^"
- . In despair over the . Bryan obsession some; of % the democratic
leaders are turning; to Governor; Johrisbri '; of^Minnesdta^
already bringing ; to the ; front ' his --early 'at the wash l
*^ ' * n d;thi ; herqic;f a^ta
a ;^rge ; familyy : -That was; a very creditable peffofrnance,! but >it
does \u25a0 not fcany : a \u25a0 man tvery^ far on the -road ; to nhe White House!
d^* it: ;^ eems if there is' >cry little: chance 1 for the' party to
escape -frorn' Bryan.'. ; " r L, , ~" : ; '; -\ ~ '• > ' ' •\u25a0\u25a0't '\u25a0 ";;;-'\u25a0; ; ' J}}'
' i .- \u25a0\u25a0.. '. • ' - v '\u25a0' ' ' — — — *•'''- - ' : - "' ; " \u25a0'\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0- " --.' '- '.' \u25a0.',-v-vA
SAN ; : FRANCISCO may;; be ," congratulated :;on ; A\k return^ to
in municipals government; ;vTh^
.ers, boodlers; and ; bribeitakers that ; for : nearly two^years^has
.disgraced;.. the \ town and . fobbed the tax 'payers will ;' shortly
be a .thing;; of/ the past. With theY chief vboodler'in^ jail ;and^ the
others on \ the retiring^ list; things-begin fto -'lppic V better:;. Th^lmpu- J
5^ V ?^ 1 V? il^i l^ of tlie^ boar d " <^(sup^^isor s^ that theyv
wjirholdoj^toj^
¥*y b / v^garded =as" a bad joke. If they3 persist in their 'recal
"^r^ e "-o**7. a^ e l^t ;to> fin^ t^^selves 4 very; ; sHortly in: a^ -place
f f onj .which; they cannot (resign;; arid - that^woujd be no"' joke, i -They
that trie? immunity contracts^hat they 'hold bind
f^l??^^^ th ? : P^ ie ? t^ ie^ et ?- : citizeriTmay "swear to .;a|cqm-:
P!^ t?f 9^4!°?3^against;themj and^^c^
ing. ;; They -wni ; ;do;-ivhat; they, are .bidden ; orls^er^heycoSquencesJ
which f ; will; hot* bef agreeable. ,: : ' ."'>';, :' l : '^f-P^l''')' :\: \ : '':\u25a0: \u25a0- \u25a0 V H'- : l':~-%"--'^.'
..Mayor; Taylor's : choice, of .\supervisors "to replace the : boodlers
is ;^ oI1 y^.bejeommended. _ They; are/meri of exi^ience/honesty;
and character, many 'cof whom are already familiar with the : work
°^roy™£p^^mini^m
L<OTP^d : to v make ; sacrifi
municipal, affairs. Their-time is worth more' than '-the municipal
[pay, but they will earn general applause for, their devotion, to a
[sense of duty. \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0 ,', .
"We I have no " toadyism V in ; AmericaV'V
• \u25a0 : VNor^S;:>;v: ; ;,^ ; i
,'**No;J we call 1 . it r respect : for 'ther'offlce.*' i
— Pi ttebursr 5 Posf^^?-'-.--''.^:,- -,--v\-.; •\u25a0.\u25a0.:\u25a0••.-.\u25a0 ;•
\u25a0 -.-'\u25a0•. *• - • • _ ' . -
Knicker4- r bldlhe,rely on, the'uriwrit
i ten; law? *"\u25a0'_,' s .- '" " ; 'V : .'-'
| Bocker— No, "he ..\u25a0„ said > deceased
:TO MR; BRYAN
THE NEW AND THE 6 LD - BOARD
In: the Joke World
: had'i k told \ MmflV^wasn't"^ the^ heat? ?but j
ithe" humidity.— New \u25a0 York . Sim." P> • "ti ' i; i
• --n *. •• •• • > - ;;: I
?v* Teacher~ls & there -] ; any ti con necti h g
llnkibetweenlthe'animaliandHhe'vege
.table^klngd9ims?:-¥v' H-i'^SSSSSAttM
iv': Bright a?Pupllr— Teg,v \u25a0 mum;^there's
haßh.~Phlladelphia ; lnquirer.,"}. -
-\u25a0 .Persona! Mention
k~ M.'JllAWlltSuri'o'f Milwaukie- is af'the
\u25a0 Imperial: z~". ' *•'* .?***'? '•'•> r "" ••*\u25a0 - '.'" f» ..;
•. : tJ.f; B.; KtHiball' -of " Orovlrie "Is* af-'thV
St." Francis. -':'...,'•' . \»" -""\u25a0••;•" \u25a0'- !i •-' \u25a0 \u25ba
George Henderson .. o£ Eureka is .-: at
the : \u25a0 Jefferson. * - . '
\u25a0\u25a0: '-.F.iP. '-.Dunham; of Grand Rapids is at :
the- Dorchester. , y :-.•: -.•- \u25a0'
""\u25a0•; Adolf and Max Kurz of ' Chicago are
at- the Fairmont.; \u25a0 " - . ;:,-.
; William li. Chapman of Redding, Cal.,
Is at 'the Fairmont. :
.. ' A. C^ Eisln>and wif e are at the Fair
mont. from . Goldfleld.
>J: Abbott "registered from Seattle
yesterday at "the Savoy.' ' . ' ' "
v^G. f -W. Cartrißht of 'Fresno la reg
istered "at; the ; Jefferson. -"J \u25a0'* ; *
..Miss Bryda McGaughey," Los .Angeles,
Is. at the Majestic annex. .;-•\u25a0. ••
-. .S.; Harry KScott. ; a lumberman of
Spokane,, is, at the; Hamlin. -.- '\u25a0 •
1": George Li Hdxie. former tax collector
Of-FresnO, is atthe-MajesHc. -. . \u25a0'
and .wife •of Syra
_ca^e,jN;^;Y., are :; < at the' Hamlin. ,
-:-%\u25a0 \H.V Nightingale -and B. H. "Holnies
,'of .Lbs^An^eJes are_/at the Savoy. ' :
,*.? F. E. Hlstoi*. and wife of.-/Philadel
phlavare-staylnsr.-atr.the ' 'Jefferson, v
"O. li /.Hagler" and "A. Meyerst'eiri "of
\u25a0Sprnigftelc!;; Illi^are-at the' Majestic.".';;:
. .F.: H.-.",Btrd^arrived- from' Nevada ryes
te,rday andjla .stopping at the Jefferson.
: >;t J.tF;^ and 'Mrs: Salyer of Los Angeles
registered ;at • theV Majestic -annex > yes-.
terday; : •f.Jvili; \u25a0;-:%;' v,-. \u25a0••'--v.-r. \\? ..'- r> \u25a0;- \u25a0;;
Crandall, \ a mining. Investor, of
I<os -.Angeles;? registered* yesterday 'at
the sti ' Fraricis.V ; ' \u25a0 ?••? '\u25a0•7-'<A \ : -- y.\ \u25a0,- '\u25a0 \u25a0 ;;\u25a0.
Kiefer» ? atcincinnati merchant
wTxo" Jsjtojiring * the*; western ' states "in
company^ withyhlsj thread * sons," arrived'
''\u2666.."',.',"' '-'."'./ ' . '.. ' — \u25a0 — — — :—-": — - " ' .' : ' "
MattKews Offers to Donate ?|B§©MiMI
fainting
2',T.Fithey wlllbuilda decent.school
,.- I ;: : hoiise of a 'good color without
\ : I; any '-of their confounded tlnvor
. ; \u0084 -.' naments-I -w-lllpalnt a panel :fo~r,
the entrance hall fandj not charge i them
any thing, for It," "* said 'Arthur" Mathews:
' We were 'looking at the > large '<\u25a0, mural
painting ho . ?ls •- completing - for
the \u25a0series : ; .ln.: the .Oakland 1 '; public It
brary; \- 1. \u25a0 had J us t Vasked : ; the ; ' ' ' ; artist
.what \he >. thought of ; the - suggestion
,lately;_made 1 that 'the ne w - sctioolhouse
tojbesbullt;in* San rFr'anclsco should be
decorated' I^wlth J mural '% paintings. 1" \- It
has been suggested? that Uhe" minds r of
the^ pupils jmightjbeled'a'dvantageduslyr
from jthe^contemplationVof iClrcusTpost^'
• ers^and Wclgarettel: pictures': to C Higher
ispeakia^wbrdfofJauthbrltyJonithlsTsub-'*
Je,ct^hari]MathewsV:,wholhot onlyjlsiohe l
\u25a0,of|th^le"adlrig|meniiin' > rhl3 /^llne.'in"- the;
, country/Sbut^who.-hasi'.the ' welfare lot \
:Saii| Franciacoi^Vat SihearL'CHe * shows i
muchllnterestf Insthe • rebuilding; of v San
I'Franclscolalongf^vhat^heTcbnslder'stthe;
.true\beau{y,i6f ;whlch"\thelb*aslc'
;,pflnclpleslsycbnformity|to^natural|con-1
:_dltloh^and" ito^Uhe^requlr§ments7^ofi
\u25a0actual £us e.^= In - br lefj he ? care sTno t for
/outward 3 ofriamentatlon.^butC for true:
i principles [at\the iibot torn 'fbf ; things: , He .
JhasHralnlng fas! a'palhter] arid architect •
and;hls;specialty.-is ln'.thVfleld'of mural'
decbratlon^; !•„- V- \u25a0.; \u25a0-. ."./V ' \u0084J •'-'•".\u25a0',' '"-•\u25a0•'." ' -
p"Yes^l^mgd^>it.^^sald':Math«ws:
a.t ter.freflebtlng j a> .mpxnentr'4^'l Cwlll "do •
il l £ Just f f orlCh'e ! f u*n jof j it,? and s you % can
announce! that ?l ; say/so. -s But; mind you,
k£ h i£jUsisil^ ild I*l iood M schoolhouso
;-;vV^:..v-:: \u25a0:;,- \u25a0'\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 .* •
IJocal Lovers of Wagner's Music
Will Hail Damrosch's Return
James Crawford
T v * \u25a0 T*AGNERITES hereabouts will be
:*\/l / gratified to: learn that Manager
;^V V Greenbaum '\u25a0;: has definitely ar
...\u25a0. .".ranged for. a series of', concerts
In San .Francisco and Oakland
next spring by f"Walter, - Damrosch and
the complete New York syniphony^or
chestra.:of • 65 : players/ . . ; - . '
Of 'course, the programs .will not be
exclusively ' Wagnerlan; .but *it -, is . only
as; an' interpreter "of; Wagner 7 that we
know "Mr. jDamrosch. > He directed the
Baireuth music -dramas* during' the two
Grau seasons at the Grand opera house,
and; i: r wlthk the '•] vocal ?ald*. of : ,Madame
Gadski arid * David 'Blspham;v T gaye -us
preliminary/piano .illustrated ..lectures
on ithe : } r works? with t r which . ' we .'•;. were
least famillar.'lncludlng the ring series.
Theses, matinees ..were almost as«enjoy
able as the complete productions of the
operas, and the ' memory 'of them will
serve rto 'provoke many requests for'
Wagner concerts when ; Mr. Damrosch
returns "here. 1' i. - , •'\u25a0' .. .
lOf; the' several Wagner .programs, in
the ; New -York symphony : orchestra's
repertoire the one that Ms said to" win
most '; favOr comprises " the " prelude and
I finale from- "Tristan," ; thf '«SieiErfried ! .
Idyl," the ; "Spinning Song" from "the
Flying Dutchman,", and "Wotan's Fare
well" and 7 the "'Magic Fire"* from "The
Valkyrie." . .We ; have " heard - each *of
these - excerpts • played under Mr: Dam
rosch's baton, but It can safely be pre
dicted [that one," If not all, of- them .will
be presented from an* entirely differentf
angle? at Uhe; rehearing.-: For he Is an-,
artist s of.; many. -surprises.; because 'he'i
Is ever, discovering new, orchestral, pos-'
sibllities of enhancing the "charm of
Wagners- genius.,. '\u25a0\u25a0'-' "- . \u25a0
•'"" If •current-signs are not ; misleading,
the greatest operatic war in America's ;
history -will be" waged next, season in-
New York. Thus . far Herr Conrled tia3 "\
refrained ' from his plans
for the Metropolitan, but Herr Ham-**
merstein'B "policy In the management of-;
the /Manhattan is / boldly r proclaimed.*
When 'he returned' from: Europe a" few J
days ago Hammerstein had this to say
for publication: ;"":, \u25a0' "
"The days' in which' grand opera" in
New York was considered a matter "of
fashion and the days lh-wh]gh"a freak:
tenor and a few fashionable prima don
nas could be the mainstay of an oper-3
atlc season In -New York are 'past.
Under," my directorship, for ' the '; next
season, there are no less .than 15'prima
donnas, live of not only the; greatest
tenors, but the greatest tenors of the
Laurel Hall Club of This Gty^y
iExceeclingly Attractive Year ; Bootl3
L: AUREL HALL club of San Fran
cisco has issued an exceedingly
| attractive year book. This club.
. which has a-large ; membership,
was organized in February. 1886. by
Mrs. \u25a0 / >L. \u25a0\u25a0 . Manso'n Buckmas'ter. The
larger portion :of . its; activities com
prise discussion of subjects of Intel-,
lectual interest, descriptive essays of
travel.- review of 'standard 'work*, crit
icism ofcnrrrtot' topics and fiction, dra-'
Vnatlc'- farces' andithefstudy. of parlia
mentary " law and debates. ••:.\u25a0 >,-. '
: Ciyicv.work. and i California, .-history
were addedUhis year, and all- have been
pursued on> the-basis of- original (Inves
tigation. "Clustering around, these In
terests ; have s been genial social events,
which-. 'have, given; warmth, tone and
variety to the programs. .: Comradeship
in^tlje-.trpest -sense, of.-the word has
.been. s - the • outcome^ of, the : two -club
years." \u25a0. .-..;. \u25a0•-. : . , : .'.--. ... .- ;
Mrs. Dorothea Klumpke Roberts, the
noted, woman.; astronomer, , has .' been
made • an . honorary member. ; Through
the ; generous efforts of ,her r sister. Miss
Anna > Klumpke, .the nucleus of : a club'
libraryhas been?formed. :-.:;.
'The great calamity of April! 18, 1906,'
destroyed- many .belongings [of ; the. club,*
but these are gradually.beihg,. replaced..
The 'members t rejoice-in, the .•« strong
financial condition of the club and also
in ; its . large membership. \u25a0 This ; means
that the new administration niay begin
lts'.work untrammeled -by debt. •
The following are the, officers of the
club:"/ 'Miss -"V Henrietta Stadtmuller.l
here yesterday . and- registered at the'
Fairmont., '. ' \u25a0 . \u25a0 •.;
\u25a0 Judge, Charles 'J. Noyes arrived from
Santa: Monica; yesterday arid registered
at-the .Majestic.
;T Frank S. Quiiey.. discoverer;Jof .the
Excelsior mountain' copper mine in Ne
yada'is, at the, Majestic;-; . ..",!•
: ;Dr. A. Monnish ;Qf Atlanta;.who'
has been spending, some, \time .'in south
erni California;'.has to "the
|Hamlin."; • r .« -: \. ..-'•".-. -\u25a0..\u25a0.' "i-J;
-. M C." \u25a0•"Mason,: Klhney registered at the
Jefferson;: yesterday, xwithj his -^wife."
They 7 have • been £on J an-.: extended . trip
to the ; states. , \u25a0 . - ~, ~';"s t *
president; Mrs."Wallace R.- Pond;- vlpe-
Hanna Astrup Larsen
"-first. None-; of , your , giracrack orpa-
V ments. '.That' oug*ht; to be, : something"
;for. the Outdoor/art league , to .take hold
of. It; is: entirely- within their domain •
.of beautifying ; the city. ' ;
\u2666.: "There; ought .to \u25a0be a committee "of
and artists ;Who; should see;
;toi it < that $ the ; outside of "the school
-buildings Us J artistic. 'As for,?, the in
-j side, the teachers ; understand that* bes t,
* and : the committee , should : see that they
.get; lutheiway^they^want "IL -The 1
•board;of public, works and the board of
.education; ought -to .be glads to avail r
;; themselves jof • such ; advice." JThere are
;many; first :class:archltects who are too
v much iwith v big :; projects -to "
:". raw : Plans, for schoolhouses- %the
money r there ?Is in^ it ;would ;be f nothingi
to 4 them M but theyjwould.be public splr
;;ited enoughto serve on'a'commlttee to '
nh ei bullding.:> Of course^ any
Hman<would: be pliable ; to be mi^unde^-
and^hls motivesmaligneSSut^o •
;. onej ever doe.s ; anything "worth/ while
, without 'being, misconstrued. %^ave
hadtoomuch^ hanging Aback of good '
d^ not -7^t^be I
:^here there* is^plenty -of Voo^they
;b; ba Vmore vthanVon^sto^^
only ;-° ne s tyle possible— thai',
; lhV?u^ n^ e - Ived
- SSi----"? Gr ««k.,but'it has som a ;of the i
\u25a0 en «al?; r effect:;' Thaj imitation^
Gothic is^rank nonsense and so' are th« >
(otherj f reakjarchltectures^Pl^n-" aSs J
f and goodlcornlcesareiallithSt^ wafe
,Did-you;everJn Q tlce'the;corn,ces,oT a §
, JULY 29, 19071
day;, five barytones . and four bassos,
\u25a0 all celebrities in the operatic, world.
Leaving out the names of artists, en
gaged for second -and -minor parts. I
present the following ensemble:
•'Prlma . donnas— Melba.. Garden, Nor
dlca. Schumann-Heink, Russ.'Bressler-
Gianoli, Berville-Reache, De Cisneros,
Borello, Francesca, Seegria; Knoelllng.
Zapelll. Trentini, Glaconla. u Tenors—
Zenatello, Bassi. Dalmores. Albant. Ca
zouran. Barytones— Renaud. Sammar
co, Ancona, Dufranne, Perier. Bassos— •
Didur. Arimondl, Vleulle. Mendoza. |
i"Thenew operas which I will present
are .'Dolores.' 'Louise,' Thais.*. ."Peleas
"and ftlellsande,*. , "Contes , , d'Hoffmann*
-("Tales of Hoffmann"), Xc Jongleur d -
Notre Dame.* "Helena* and an opera" b7 J
\u25a0 Victor Herbert" - \u25a0 '-
t Of all the Manhattan prlma donna# :
none will attract more Interest than
Mary Garden, because the is an Ameri
can who has captured the : heart v. pfj
music .loving France. She has- plaee^
herself : under contract Twith HammerW
.stein for flve Jyears/.but .retaJns ;-her
. position of i prlma donna assoluta -of
the National .grand, opera .' house of
Paris. ,Her principal role will be
title one of . "Louise," . which , has. held
the stage of the Opera Comique tor six
years, and for. its production -In ,N«w
Tork many qf the original people hay»
been engaged.. -\ . - - .".—
.. 'After , scanning 'the list of
booked by , Hammers tc In it is ".rather
difficult _tp imagine . how Conrled - can
compete. with, hU bustling rival.. for the
-roster contains' mflSt of the: big names
that have become "-familiar "to- op"ere- .
•goers -of' th*s\couhtry..;;Howey:er, ,lt:l»
. not ' likely _ that - Conr'led's shrewdness
and hi* .backers' millions have 'been
Idle, while Hammersteln-r'baigked bs^th*
SchwabrCJar fife tr.easu ry, has been busy.
Announcement of ...the : Metropolitaa'a
program—for >i the-" coming season Is
awaited with -much/.' interest. ,',Wben^it
,i 8 launched \ the .W^.r j will", be- fairly - ©n.
The- j Manhattan's -season, ".will, open ion
Monday; November 4.' with* the pradiic
' tlon ," ots\ t* Giaco Ada.** . , Mmesu ." Nordlca
and Sohumann-Helnk are to' be .In tha
cast.-.--' \u25a0\u25a0"• n "^ \u25a0.-.'- «r '. >;tii
•>• -.. \u25a0 • .:-:•. . .••\u25a0.• • \u25a0 \u25a0.."-\u25a0\u25a0 :v*i.
Henry W. Sayage'9 "Prince oJ.Pllsen'*
.^ombany^hAs* begun Its rehearsals pre
paratory to- a tour of the west. - It- will
open for a week In New York befdra
starting on fta third trip to the" Paqiflo
.coast. New. members q£ the 'company ,
include Octavia Broske. -Vera ; Stanley,
ElHnore Delmore. 'Edward Mors," — Ar
thur P. 1 Aylesworth and' Lillian; 1 Law-
president; Mrs. E. de Witt -Taylor sec
ond vice president: Mrs. Ashley Faull,
recording secretary; Mrs. Bertha Bro
; siiis," corresponding secretary, and M.rs.
J. C- Wilder, treasurer. The directors
are Mrs. H. W. Allen, Mrs. John Farn
ham, Mrs. John Gray. Miss : Christina
Jiart and Mrs. W. B. Morris.'^ '*'.
\u25a0 \u25a0•' \u25a0. '•\u25a0 ••; K*}-:'C /^?tV«
•« -From Kentucky comes this Interest
insr.bit through the National woman
suffrage association: , • :;^. t --
V. somen'5 omen ' with the rlgrht of suffrage
ah'd their presence" at Hhe* polls prob.a
.bly wotild; affect the mo3t of ~u» asdqes
the sight of the gentler s«x astrida-on
horseback. • But we • become --' accqs
'tomeil in time to things '.which .at_srst
are abhorrent .orVstrange to us, and
wonder in. the end why.w e ever object
ed to new departures from the old con
ditions, particularly when .the welfare
or safety of our. Institutions .'or : lovjed
ones, are Widows or spin
sters wha have charge- of children^©
educate are entitled now In Kentucky
to vote. for school trustees, and that* is
the only voice they have at the polls.
Are, they not. in the spirit of fairness,
entitled to more? Many : of 'them^a'ra
,the large' taxpayers of ; the' country, and
not a . few. of them are bread -earners Jot
the family .\ .That the . women as a rule
stand for" better- things • than men > "do
must be acknowledged by aIL ,' vu "** v '
• ' . • *'. • "'\u25a0
The Association of Pioneer' Women
of California will holtf ' its ' regular
"monthly meeting 'Friday. August"* 2. In
"the -annex of "Calvary Presbyterian
church. N . On , August ,2S the pioneer
.women will, give a breakfast which.- Is
- being looked forward to with a great
"deal of Interest ':; ;J"".; J "". " •/•* :ff
'>\u25a0 "Joslah,**, said Mrs." Chujrwater; wip
ing her spectacles.' "baseball 1 must bea n
awful, cruel game. .This paper says, a
man named Smith was pounded all over
the lot -And I guess It must; have been
true, for it'says'fbat in the next lnnln?
he., died 'on.;. second base."— Chicago
\u25a0-Tribune. •- \u0084,-,*\u25a0*, *.\u25a0!-. ?..-/>«\u25a0 \u25a0- .-..--.
. - \u0084......».,. ... . ' \u25a0 , *'~
- . "I. don't lknowr.whether.; I'll be able' to
keep *my -. placa-or. not; the. missus HXes
\u25a0me,' but the 'master don't.** •'-. v*
•Then * you're ;all rfght, but if *iix«
master. liked'you It^oulcl be all off*—.
Houston .Post.r : - \u25a0 \. v- .- . \u25a0 . *- ,
s«^h!*?*' in . the Btreet akd}you,will
thL V h £? !s not ODe sood one In *7
.thousand. ;;The Italian palaces are some
or the most- beautiful. structure In the
Ct ';i a ? d ;the , re :i3 - noth!ns to ' th ««
out plain walls. -a^ little trimming
foof i vn,? ' - ce * pe °W^ BO aw tiled
roars. You must ,' remember -\u0084 that we
» nJ B , »°? Iy a • llmUed ' 9Gm ' to with
™im S mofe 1 important; to get a Rood,
conforming to the laws
ouiw* hy » ! han . ;to; Qav « a great; many
ou tward, trimmings. - > . ? -
f-wi^hr 1 *^ 11 * 1 favor brlck - ; There
Is I nothing more elastic. There ' kra
the without having a brick
:s3*? f ?% °l lts ;Place; -though one
f«i ~ 5v^ the bulldln * 8anl « 'two feet
brick.. made:ot Monterey .\u25a0sand.*. thirl.
roif lf ye V lowls h;»n: tone. " A red,: tiled
4,! 1 !!, w V a ". a«Prdit.\ would go well
S!Sf J i .i brl f v- but ln truth . any ;eolor
of -this material In*. D^jont . street, to
W^f '*h: Wlth f«d and grew' painted
cornlcesi the red being :a sort of dull
"?2SJ* and the effect. Is ; splesrfid.
nh« A * klnd of ' a PtcturelVrouM - 1
"S?i \u2666I.* f ? r; the ' sch °o»hou S e? is^ell,-I
w 11 think of that ; when -they build It.
*** lt = I , l i, onW .; b r«omethlngr; simple' that
'r,r^ CX,C X, dre . n .~ can u nderstand.-,-,Thew !
Probably. wlll;be:some'member of sorae^
board or other that will disapprove *» 1 J
v don t " ; undertake to please; every dlrec- f
tor Jof every board .that; has any thins |
\u25a0Rill not fail to pleas© the "children.--

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