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The San Francisco CsJl
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TAKING his case in Paris, Mr. M. H. de Young continues to
send comfortable installments of sage counsel for stay at
home Americans. In the intervals of his elegant leisure as
a gay boulevardier he loads up on good advice which costs
him nothing. He never forgets his country when he has anything
to give away because it is not worth keeping.
For the present Mr. de Young is engaged in explaining the
kinks and eccentricities of the money market. He has the honor
to disagree with M. Leroy Beaulieu, the eminent economist, and
with Lord Rothschild. It may be, indeed, that he never heard of
these authorities, so gayly/ does he explain the troubles of Wall
street and Lombard street. He flouts the idea that there is any
unusual demand for capital in the world's financial centers. There
is no such thing, he declares, as a "money famine," as these half
baked authorities have imagined.
Mr. de Young has diagnosed the malady and describes it in
terms of pathology. It is not the banker but the doctor who is
needed. It appears that the financial world on both sides of the
Atlantic is suffering from an overdose of the eccentric Mr. Bona
parte. A little word dropped by the attorney general Jias done it
all. "Capital," says Dr. de Young, "is most sensitive. Hence the
state of hysteria which now reigns in the money market." ,Nb
doubt a dash of smelling salts will set things right, if only Mr.
Bonaparte will say nothing more about a receiver for the tobacco
trust or Standard oil. Otherwise, Dr. de Young, with his finger
on the financial pulse of the world, is convinced that the nibney
market will go on throwing fits. He fears the worst if Bonaparte
is not muzzled. ri'i*"' ~
Dr. de Young has this advantage over Mr. Bonaparte— that
nothing he says will cause the world to throw anything more
serious than fits of laughter, and while we would not for an instant
dispute his claim to be the doctor, we might venture, with due
humility, to suggest that he read and ponder these pregnant words
of President Roosevelt, delivered at Provincetown within a few
During the present trouble in the stock market I have, of course, re
ceived countless references and . suggestions that I hold a conference and
do something to ease the situation. There is a worldwide financial, disturb
ance. Most of it, I believe, to be due to matters wholly unconnected with
.the map of governmental- action, but it niay well be that the determination
of the government, in which it will not waver, to punish certain malefac
tors of great influence may have been responsible for some of the trouble,
perhaps to the extent of having caused these men to contrive to bring
about as much financial strife as possible in order to discredit the policy
of the government and thereby secure a reversal . of that policy in order
that they may enjoy unmolested the fruits of their evil doings. They have
misled many good people into Believing there should be such a reversal
of policy if possible. If so, I am sorry. Once for all, let me say that, as
far as I am concerned and for the eighteen months remaining of my presi
dency, there will be no change in the pblicy we have pursued or letup
in the efforts to secure an honest observance of the law, for I regard this
contest as one to determine who shall rule this free country.
"Things I Seen at Long Range — By a Gay Boulevardier,"
might be the title of the next series. Encore, Dr. de Young, encore.
rinHE indecent political activities of Postmaster Fisk are begin-
I ning to attract attention beyond the confines of San Fran
£ cisco. In proof that Mr. Fisk has acquired more than a merely
local fame we quote from the' New York Evening Post :
' If San Francisco ever finishes with its big criminals and has leisure
to look after minor offenders, something may be done about the pernicious
political activity of Postmaster Fisk, who led the lost . cause against the
Reform league ih the republican primaries. Does the presidential order
against that sort of thing not run west of the Rockies?
Writing in the same vein, the Springfield, Mass., Republican;
says: "The big stick at Washington and Oyster bay may have a
chore to do in the San Francisco postoffice."
Apparently, the president's order in this regard does not run
west of the Sierra Nevada. Californiaris" have become so much
accustomed to seeing the postmaster of San Francisco and the col
lector of internal revenue doing ward politics for W. F. Herrin
and the Southern Pacific company that this condition has come to
be regarded almost as a matter of course, like, death and taxes.
Yet it is the fact that the president has made a very stringent order
forbidding federal officials to engage in the sort of politics that
parked Mr.'Fisk's recent primary campaign. Apart from orders
or rule^, it is a gross scandal that a high federal official should get
down in .the gutter of ward politics for a corrupt, purpose.
§HF> : 'market for municipal bonds is matter for serious concern in
most of the large cities at the present moment. In San Franciscd
the board of supervisors is considering the submission of a
charter amendment that will permit the city to give /better
terms than the present law allows to buyers. New York and '^Boston
are finding the greatest difficulty in disposing of 4 per cent issues.'
There, as here, a variety of devices is offered to float the securities,
and among them the plan of a popular sale is proposed to' make
a market. The precedent of the national issue of bonds ; -at" the
beginning of the Spanish war is quoted as an example of; what
patriotism will do to relieve the necessities of government. '
Unfortunately the cases are by no means parallel:v.Th^ ready
investors who gobbled up the Spanish war bonds were wise, enough
to know that they had been let in on the ground floor to a good
thingand the buyers were able within six months to, sell the secu
rities at premiums that ranged from 20 to 25 per cent. The; fact
isithat the market for United States bonds is largely 'artificial'
owing to the fact that they- are available as security for note issues.
New York city has been trying the v popular sale device without
very gratifying-success. There was no rush for>the bargain counter
to. buy ;the H per cents. way;.the^thing worked is thus de
scribed in the; New York Times: :\u25a0'>\u25a0* 'j^V/j :'^^ : rM '.; \Q v' ; ?
' In" the. first place'Hh^ takings over: thVcou^^^
a trifling total. The takings which swell . the 'popular.; subscriptipn arc .those
of considerable [ creditors of i- tht : city, who saw no other ,way to get their
money, and who practically were compelled to-acce.pt a 'discount , on; their
bills iv order to a get 'anything. Nominally,' the, discount is on the bonds,
which they realized upon with no loss bf time, but substantially, the shave ; is
on the face of (he bill. A 4 per cent,-bo'n,d beloVv, par does not necessarily
imply an J inferior credit, and /actually does ; upt imply : such a thing when
it dignities a mere adjustment Ol yield to uhe. money market. But adis
coimt of any amount -whatever; on the city's due bills is a reproach which
will come to be realized: and, regretted. . , .
The fact is thatMiivestors can do better than' 4 per cent with
their .mdney. under existirig,j:on(iitions. How long these condi
tions may continue it is impossible to say, but the facts are such as
cannot be ignored by any city that wants money in a hurry.
The tobacco trust has just distrib
uted more> than. $4,000,000 in divi
dends. And the, slot machine winked-
Two blind men were closely -con
nected with the ; lottery trust. Tens
of thousands of blind people patron
ized it. \u25a0 '\u25a0; \u25a0 i^iV.-, : .; ,-\u25a0 . : "' '' \u25a0;.
Information, that Secretary Root is
gaining weight at the rate of a" pound
a day will start "Big Bill" Taft to
doing a sum in mental arithmetic.
That was truly a royal -reception
that Prince. Wilhelm of-, Sweden,re
ceived at Newport. But his ideas of
what democracy must
have been shattered.
Peace conferences . are all right, .but
it ' will take : a lot : of them ;to pro
duce Americans : who .will not thrill
at the. spectacle of 16 battleships
manned by ,15,000 figKting men.
A girl /arrested in • New York while
masquerading lin male attire said she
was :\u25a0 a detective. That .the wearing
of men's clothing is no basis for
claiming to _be a detective > is pain
fully apparent , in our police depart
ment. . "~: : .. '
Brer ;de chudTcles and says
that several' of the i grand jury's com
mittee chairmen .'refused to make re
ports Jjecause ' "they ? were unable ;to
couch their reports « ; in : readable \u25a0 Eng
lish."-r;Is f the > doughty^ general fdarifag
the grand jury to turn loose onhim;'
or Js he 7 merely trying to' get- up
parsing bee?.^ V' : .
LAST TUEBpAT~S. F. F., city.: The
last Tuesday _'iri" July, 1867, fell • on the
30th" of ," that "month. ' ," . •
NATIVE SONS--A: ; p.f ; City.;" The of
fice Jof the : grand secretary; of the ; Nn
tive 1 : Sons ; of the • Golden iWest • is : at ' the
Bouthw'est corner : of ; Gough andVGeary
streets.'.*.--, \u25a0\u25a0*.- [;^-'J.\'.-y \u25a0 '\u25a0' -;-:-.'/":'
City. " The;orJgln';of . ''standing lin ; his
shoes" is traced to the ancient English
custom in connection with the adoption
of : a child, of making the adopted put
on' the Bhoes ; of.the ! adopter.;" - ~ ;
,\u25a0-; GRADES— H.. City. California street
at * Powell ln\ San Prancisco is ; 228 feet
above the 'base line. ;-. '- ! • ».- *, ; h
The i steepest railroad grade 1 "in; San
Francisco ; ; is -on? Fillmore i street I north
of *" .;\u25a0 Broadway.'. v At %$ Broadway V, .the
height Is i : 23 6; feet above l>ase,~ at >Vallejo
street ; 170, • atlGreen' loo ,\u25a0 and at \u25a0 Union
«o'fe«t.v- \u25a0•\u25a0•\u25a0\u25a0•. \u25a0>•\u25a0\u25a0::\u25a0\u25a0: -h-f: : > isrh'Wi
Mr. Taft's Specialties
The Atlanta' Constitution says that
Bryan' is 'the first, second, third and
last choice ?of democracy. Probably
• -TV. , '- — — -.
The London papers rail bitterly
at' the American, souvenir hunters — '\u25a0
except those who pick up impecuni
ous \u25a0 men o"f : title as keepsakes;^
At last the* Britisher may marry his
deceased wife's sister. 'The rumor
that some". British maiden ladies
wanted the law made compulsory is
base slander.
> Everybody knows that a cigarette
plus gasoline .equals disaster, but it
seems that a; periodical lesson like
Sunday night's fire is needed to 'im
press the fact upon the average mind.
Now that • Scotty is getting the
chorus . girl- habit, -he.: will have* \ to
discover a "" few more mysterious
mines. Special trains can't compare
withf spear .carriers as destroyers of
currency. \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 ' /
•;.:. The • socialist congress held: in
•Stuttgart -: last week : was . a . failure!
owing to the fact that ? each socialist
represented a different brand of so
cialism. In such; congresses lies the
salvation. of the world.- ' . •; \u25a0 :
.'.. Rev. Theodore . Wood . of London
says ,the fact that Theodore • Roose
.velt.is president of :the United States
"does- • not v qualifyg hirri as ?a - natural
history .expert. / Agreed, ; sir ; but: you
must acknowledge that '? it does not
disqualify him:; .;*. '
Answers to Queries
PADERBWSKI ,'~ .. Subscriber, City.
Paderewski,\the . Polish \u25a0 was
born; in ; Russian' 'Poland, 'in
I860.;-.- •;..-. - : " -•K":s
& TRANSL ATIQN-^-M. H,, Oakjand. Cai;
If ; you; desire j employment ; as a* trans
lators from >2.a fe foreign > language »? into'
English T or^vlce rversa," advertise iniThe
Call, offering^ your,, services 1 to;any" one
desiring ' such. \u25a0}".'\u25a0 ' % \u25a0\u25a0]: '•-".'• V.,' " "' y-A' ;\u25a0 <l
: NOT A *CITiZEN-^T..W.:g.;; City. A
t- born \u25a0 in Ia ;\u25a0 foreign : country "who
cornea ' to) th« itTnited L States, at.- the. age
of ; 10 i years 7 doe» „ not become •a ; citi2^en
by \ reason ? of t cbmln g \u25a0 to *, thei ''. country
during : his minority.? If ? he -should "con
tinue Lto , live I in « the United , State's ) dur
ing/his. minority he- can; on attaining
his -majority, tibe^naturalized;:- without
golngithroughlthe formality^, of "taking
out %. first 2 papers.-j He i : would i have % to
prove' that; he i had presided :iris the United
States \a^ certain '] number ? of } yftars ; dur
ing his i minority: % ' " ; > "r' v " -',;
In Railway Circles .
•of •: maintenance! and operation
». the Harriman lines, left the SoiithV
crn Pacific system Saturday night
' ,at El 'Paso and Is now' on a tour
of inspection of the lines between .that
point and New Orleans." This-la one of
the most .exhaustive of the inspections
thathas been made by. Kruttschnitt for
many,. years, as> he spent .considerable
time in old Mexico inspecting the work
that; is being tfone .by, Epes . Randolph
on the road now being built to Guad
alajara. • • ', •
George W. Colby, general agent of
the Great Northern, has received a cir
cular ; from" W. A.- Ross, ; assistant gen
eral passenger agents in .which is set
forth the; need; of men to harvest the
immense grain crop in North and South
Dakota and also in Minnesota. The
wheat yield, along the Hill lines this
year is larger, than in past seasons and
it is estimated' that;it: will require the
services of at least -*14,700 men. There
are 110: places where \u25a0; laborers are
wanted; 300 is the* largest at any one
place and' 50 i 3 the smallest number.
These "circulars are.; being distributed
far ; and; wide, : and : as each section ot
the country where there Is any kind of
a crop is asking for men it looks as if
the' northwest will experience difficulty
in getting help.' ) '"".-* X
•"• \u25a0 •
C. E. Fleming of the passenger de
partment of . the ' Southern Pacific . at
Fresno, is in the city, and says the
corning raisin festival is awaited /with
much enthusiasm. It Is the intention of
the merchants to send a train bf boom
ers to Sacramento during the irrigation
congress r and , invite the ; members to
Fresno and give them a practical illus
tration of what land can do when put
under water,; \u2666 • . • •
The;w'eekly bulletin on the i car situa
tion, issued by'H.' J.\ Merrlck, , s.uperln-.
tendent. of; freight transportation -of
the ; New York Central : lines,' says ' there
Is a /heavy 'demand ifor; box cars and
some 'difficulty : is > experienced ; ' in : pro
tecting ; orders %fpr. good" grain cars.
Orders* foi-; furniture cars are increasing
steadily. - . There :Is also a big - demand
for? coal j cars ; and It; is urged upon all
agents to see to their -prompt unload
ing.- In conclusion, the circular say's
the general demand for. equipment is
increasing at all points.
; E. ;A.vMudgett, city; ticket agent ..or
the; Burlington,, has left for a' short
trip " into the country in pursuit V of
health^'' • • • . _y "
C:'JE."iH. Harriman left Pelican bay Sun
day : night ; for Portland, where! he .ar
rived : last i night. „ From ;. there he , prob
ably, will, go; to Seattle 'to, inspect work
being = done, at ; the recently/ acquired
terminals. V Harrimah ' is; 'engaged' in
building a.% road between , Portland and
Seattle, /of ..which J. T>. Farrell has
charge.^ Harriman is not expected to
return to San Francisco. .
.\u25a0,•'• • .
- . "The average office boy." said Colonel
Laurie Bunton ; of the : Bohemian club,
."is\:&*! creature "devoid- of ; ' : sense .'fand
perspicacity: ];. 'l, t sent some, literature to
that' aged 'though good friend' of "mine!
G.- i- W.Y; Fletcher;; of J; the.' Southern " Pa
cific, t; and '\u25a0 the boy -in f delivering it told
Fletcher,, that it was sent by his father.
That" a'-rnan* so*! ancient -as "Fletcher
Vould.: not *. have :! a i father living woiild
beipatcnt'to any^one; and also It would
beJpS-tentttoany^orie' that; l am' many
years Ithat^ man's f junior,'^': which ;* last
allegation -Fletcher; stoutly, denies. :
is_ A.% telegram " was . received iri the ; 6f
.flces-*• of itheV,Western : T 'Paciflc',yest«r
day v the i news ; that j; track
laying ** had'; been ' resumed mi eastern
Nevada and that ln;two weeks It. would
; reach ;- the v'iunctlon Vj of the '; Nevada
No rtherri,'V which" runs >- to : Ely ;. and is
owned f jointly; by,. the s Guggenheirns and
the; Southern Pacific. V Xhe<Weitern:Pa
cific rpeopleKdenyxthat; they; entertain
any j idea sof building \u25a0 into rEly, ; and ; are
jemphatie'ln their declaration, that r there
"willvbe^ no- feeders • built untlljthe- main
line isrcompleted.'; .)'"'."
Tr t r^rnnntiTi iTinwi i n - T
The Insider
Makes two alarming discoveries regarding hab
its; of servantson vessels and trains'and now
finds less pleasure in luxurious breakfasts
. \u25a0^'~- „. .. - /~\NCE upon a time, going across the
Japanese Waiters -, ( \ hayOn discovered the
Sleep On Femes V-/ interesting fact that the Japanese wait
ers and kitchen assistants employed on the ferryboats sleep oh the lower
deck. On this particular occasion they were yanking mattresses and bed
clothing from storage places before the boat reached the pier. They spread
them between the seats and ere the last passenger was ashore some of the
••Ons of Nippon were honorably slumbering.'
But this discovery did not clear up a mystery that had long perplexed
me. I used to wonder where the negro porters*and waiters on the trains
sleep. At last it occurred to me to inquire. I'm sorry now, for on account
of the knowledge I acquired I do not enjoy my night trips by train. They
sleep, if you please, in the dining car. As do their little brown brothers,
when bedtime comes, they bring forth mattresses and bedclothing and
spread them wherever there is room — on the floors or on the tables — and
as the train rolls along through the scenery they dream of tips received
and to come. Before acquiring this knowledge I was always .particularly
fond of dining car meals, especially breakfast. It seemed the height of
luxury to roll along in the freshness of the early morning, eating juicy, re
freshing canteloupe or grape fruit, crisp bacon or nicely browned mountain
trout. Somehow these things have lost their savor now. To be sure, the
waiters and the porters arise early, and I hope the car is well ventilated.'
But. still--
HOW Tom Hickey Ih the thirty-fourth district one of the pri
• : • \u25a0\u25a0m r -, mary registration booths was located in
LOSt tits Vote Rolph's barn, in Guerrero street near Twen
ty-fifth, and 'thither Tom Hickey, chairman of the democratic county com
mittee, repaired early on primary election day. It was not necessary for
\u25a0him t6 give his name, as the election officials knew by intuition who he
was. His aldermanic girth attested his character as a politician, though it
is rather remarkable for a democrat to be so well nourished in the lean
After he had been intuitively identified Hickey. took his pface at the
rude election table.
"T. W. Hickey/' he wrote in a generous hand, and the pen sped on to
the section of the page set aside for the. party designation. "Republican,"
the pen wrote automatically.
The fatal error was discovered before the day was quite lo3t. Hickey
says he did not intend to confess his ideal 3 just then.
"I guess the pen became so used to" writing the hated word 'republican*
that it got that habit," explained the county chairman, and since it was
election day there could be no drinks on any one.
Berkeley Street The Berkeley r * al "tate man showed a mag
jvr'_ .- - • :\u25a0 \u25a0 . . naniraous nature when he named a visionary
Named for Artist street after Martinez. Martinez has thrown
Berkeley down, to use the phrase of classical coeds. He does not even
live in Berkeley, but has made Piedmont his home. Keith, on the other
hand,, is a. prominent resident of the college town. j
In the course of my wanderings over the Berkeley, hills I found no
prospective street named after Yelland. Now, Yelland is the painter whom
Berkeley should. honor. It, was he who -caught on canvas the view which
made Berkeley famous from Naples to Nome. In the university art gal
lery hangs the large Yelland picture of the Golden gate, showing Berkeley
and Oakland nestling in the foreground and beyond the bay, under the blue
haze eternal, San Francisco.
The Smart Set
•v- \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0 '
'tpv LANS the • wedding ot .'^Mlss
\j Mafy'Swift Baiiy and Lleutlnant:
1^ " Seth Williams of the marine corps
'have' been completed. The cere
mony will be performed at St. Mark's
Church In Berkeley, at noon, Wednes-,
day, September 11, and will be followed
by a reception at the home of Miss
Bally's aunt. Mrs. John F." ; Swift. In
Benvenue avenue. The bride. will have
but one. attendant, her sister. Miss
Helen .Bally, who will act as ,mald~of
honor. It is not yet decided who will
officiate as best man. Lieutenant Wil
liams' brother officers being still de
tained with the Asiatic fleet in foreign
waters. ' ? >
Miss Bally will be the guest of honor
at a luncheon to he given tomorrow by
Miss Edith Schulze at the litter's home
in Oakland.
• • *
Mrs. Dutton and MiSs Mollie Dutton,
who. left here a couple of weeks ago for
a tour of the "world by way of the ori
ent, have sent back letters from Hono
lulu, telling of the delightful trip they
were having. Mrs. Dutton and her
daughter have planned to spend two
years on their trip and will be joined
later in Europe by Mr. Dutton, who will
accompany them home.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Josselyn and
their 5 four daughters, who have been
abroad for, the past two years, returned
last night and have taken the residence
of Bishop Nichols in Webster street.
•, . ' ••. • • •
Mrs. Chris Rels and her son, Ferdi
nand Rels, , who, have been living at
Menlo since the fire destroyed their
Personal Mention
M.\ E. Ish. a Goldfield operator, is .
at the St. Franci a,
J. M. Short of Reno arrived at the
Baltimore yesterday.
\u25a0 J. C. Ducey, a Portland lumberman,
U at the St. Francis.
"\u25a0\u25a0 Dr. H. A. Stuart of Portland is reg
istered at the Hamlin. .
P. E.Robbins«f" Portland. Me., is
staying at the Savoy. . ..-.;,
Charles- Haywood of Oakdale Is a
guest: at the Imperial.'"
. H. M.-Dunlap and wife of Tennes
see are at the Ham lin.
' .A. L. Lowenthal and wife are at the
Majestic from New York.
: S. S. ' Reynolds of Lbs Angeles Is
registered at the Baltimore.
J. W. Clark , and wife' of • Santa
Rosa are staying at the St. James.
John- 8., Keating - and\ wife of Red
ding are. guests' at. the Fairmont.
, J. H. Adams' and' wife registered at
the Savoy- yesterday " from -Ventura.
'J. A. Sterner" and family are, here
from Cincinnati. They are at the Ham
iiiu '•-.: .' .--•. ..•::. r>- . -\u25a0 : . -
\u25a0 R. C.*. Stuart and wife. Sam E.* Allen
and Wife, Miss Loula. Allen. Miss Min
nie Ball .and- Miss Mattie; Wler are a ,
tourist "party": at" the "Imperial from
Houston, Texas. .
Conditions in California
,Th« California. Ptomotien eoismitte« wired tlu following to its «ut«ra birtiu ia Vtw
York ytstarday:
Calif oral* temp«r»turas for th« Uit 24 h<wn:
Eorik* ........... ... .Kiaimnm M...... Maximum «•
Ban rraaci»oo :....'......'.... . . Minimum S4, , , , . . X'timam i&
Saa Siege .'.\u2666...'. 1....;.';. .Jtlatajam' (M.. '..'.. Xaalmam "
Dutie* on roods fcolrti at th« S»a Trancitco custom kouM for tl» Urt .»••*,
« 180,000. • \
? .Triifht trxfftc at Saa Pedro iarbor it derelopia* rapidly. Oa* ««*• UU\t mntnA
coniUted of 2,000,000 fnt «f «ak lumiar from Japaa, *Mo 2» will mac* 73.W0 tl«« for a«w
eleottie linet ia that 'part of the itate. Local ageatt will build a mill at B*a ?«dxs ttt
•awing oak, aad th« 7 ara a»«ared of a heaTy busineia. ;\u25a0
, Ta* fouadatloaa ar« ftaUhtd for tha Dora 4 Dora buildls* ia Powdl tttft B*ar
OTaxroll,- Baa Triaci«co. IXhU will W «j» •!»« «tory elm & VaiHing, TSxSO f*»t. »•
exterior finish will U preued Vrick. and the coat wOl W $190,000.
AUGUST 27, iaO7
beautiful home in California street, ex
:Pect ' to leave" ror ~Wew-* Tor* next
cWonth. Laterl.,they ,'wHfi so to Europe
fox a three months' pleasure trip.
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•Miss Lo wry and Miss, Ajrnes Lowry.
t .,whx> returned a few. months since from
a European trip, will sail September
M rs. W. Mayo NewhaJl. Miss Margaret
Xewhall. Miss Marlon Newhall and Miss
Elizabeth Newhall, who have been trav
eling in Europe for a couple of years,
returned yesterday.
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Mrs. Edward Moore Robinson. > who
formerly was Miss Ileen ' Ivers of; this
city, and whose visits of late years to
her sister. Mrs. William G. Irwin, are
so pleasantly remembered, returned to
this , country last week from her trip
abroad, and went direct to her home in
Mr. and Mrs. .James .L, Flood,.~who
have, been abroad for several months,
are expected .home in September.
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Mrs. Thomas Driscoll. who has .been
visiting at Mare island, was the guest
Of honor last week at luncheon given
by Captain Phelps on board the Cal
l. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sadoc Tobln and
Mrs.' Edwin R. Dlmond, who have been
motoring through' Switzerland, are eft
pected home next month.
Mrs. Henry Glass Is conflend to her
home in Berkeley, with a sprained an
kle, the result of a painful fall. Z
A.. Bernhelm and daughter, from Los
Angeles, are guests at the Majestic an
Peter Musto of Stockton Is at tho
Jefferson, accompanied by two daugh
ters. . \u0084—
J.. R. Whltmore, '. a mining operator
of Goldfteld. Is at the St. Francis from
Salt Lake City. »
.Henry A. Hoyt. a Santa. Rosa, con
tractor, who is here on business, is
at the St. Jamas. >\u25a0'.-
Dr. H. Al Cairns of Los An«-«les is a
guest at the Majestic annex. He is
accompanied by his wife.
Charles S. Hebbard. accompanied byA
his ..wife and daughter, .are at the '
Fairmont from Philadelphia.
-; W. H. ; Workman, from Los Angales.
accompanied by two children, is at
the Majestic from Los Angeles.
J. Kllen and wife returned to their
apartments at the Majestic annex yes
terday from a visit to. Lake Tahoe.
Mayor Thomas D. Wood of Santa
Barbara is at the Fairmont, accom
panied by a party of Santa Barbara
friends. \u0084 -"
G. W. Tibbltts, A. J. Francis and
wife, Mrs. M. Farnsworth. MUs N.
Howell and GL W. Farnsworth and
.wife are -at the Jefferson. They are
from Colusa and are here on a pleasure
trip. /^gpgHM

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