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TUESDAY
The Son Francisco Call
JOHN D. SPRECKELS .-/. T'fi5v.v'. ......... Proprietor
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BISHOP'S QUESTION EASILY 'ANSWERED
:'?£\u25a0* N amiable prelate of the Episcopal church, taking occasion on
l\ Sunday at a public function to refer to the graft prosecutions
/~\ in this city, asked for suspense of judgment because there was
conflict of opinion and, to his mind, some confusion of testi
mony. He # makes the inquiry, "Who is lying?" The Call gives
Bishop Nichols credit for full sincerity and honesty of purpose, how
ever mistaken he may be in his conclusions, but it regrets that he
should have felt it necessary to take such an attitude. The fact is
that this is an issue that cannot be obscured by clamor of interested
parties or such as* may be raised for a price. It is a plain question of
right and wrong and the duty rests on every man to make up his
mind whether he is for honest government or dishonest. There is
no escape from that choice.
If Bishop Nichols wants a straight answer to his question he
can get it from many clergymen of his own diocese who will tell him
without equivocation "who is lying."
If Bishop Nichols were in search of secular authority of the
highest character on the same question he would profit by reading
President Roosevelt's letter to Rudolph Spreckels 1 , published last
week. In that illuminating document he will find these words ad
dressed to Mr. Spreckels :
My dear sir, I want you to feel that your experience is simply the
experience of all of us who are engaged in this fight. There is no form of
slander and wicked falsehood which will not as a matter of course' be em
ployed against all men engaged in such a struggle, and this not only on the
part of men and papers representing; the* lowest type of .demagogy, but, I
am sorry to say, also on the part oXmen'and papers representinjg the interests
that call themselves pre-eminently' conservative, pre-eminently cultured.
That seems to answer the bishop's question, but let us read on:
Indeed, if there can be any -degrees in the contemptuous abhorrence
with which right thinking citizens should regard corruption, it must be felt
in its most extreme form for the so called "best citizens^," the men high' in
business and social life, who by backing up or by preventing the punishment
of wealthy criminals set the seal of their approval on crime and give honor
to rich felons. The most powerful ally of lawlessness and mob violence is
the man, whoever he may be, politician or businessman, judge or lawyer,
capitalist or editor, who in any way or shape works so as to shield wealthy
and powerful wrong doers from the consequences of their misconduct.
You have heart breaking difficulties with which to contend.- You have
to fight not only the banded powers of evil, but, alas, that it should be said,
the supineness and indifference of many good men on whose zealous-sup
port you had a right to feel that you could rely. Do not be discouraged;
do not flinch. You are in a fight for plain decency, for the plain* democracy
of the plain people, who believe in honesty and in fair dealing as between
man and man. Do not become disheartened. Keep up the fight.
Amiability is a fine quality, but when it comes to questions 6f
right or wrong and plain duty it does not carry us far, and he that
is not with us is against us. It will not do for the church to slough
off its responsibilities so complacently.'
BRYAN BARKS UP THE WRONG TREE
MR. BRYAN will not help his cause by picking holes' in the
republican national platform. It is not a difficult undertaking.
We have had occasion to point out in these columns some of
the obvious defects in that instrument. The fact is that plat
forms have come to count for little. The candidate- has taken the
place of the platform and the coming election will be fought out and
decided on the merits of the candidates and not at all by weighing
or. contrasting declarations 1 made. at Chicago and at Denver.
Taft is the real republican platform and in all probability Bryan
will be the democratic declaration of principles. In either case the
convention made planks loaded on the candidates will prove to be
so much extraneous matter. In actual practice Mr. Taft's letter of
acceptance will supersede the republican platform in very much the
same way that Mr. Bryan's letter will take the place of the Denver
platform. The fact is that the people as a whole have come to hold
in slight regard the declarations* of conventions. The Chicago con
vention nominated Taft in- obedience to an imperative mandate of
the party. Its other proceedings do not count.
Four years ago the republican national platform was the cus
tomary wishy washy mess of noncommittal declarations. * You may
search it from start to finish without finding a line foreshadowing
the policies with which Roosevelt's name has become identified.
Roosevelt was the real platform and not the colorless document
laboriously compiled by a lot of politicians, timorous always, mostly
ignorant and often with axes to grind.
The people elect a man and not a platform. They will ele'et
Taft as they elected Roosevelt, because they know the policies he
stands' for, no matter what conventions may declare. Mr. Bryan is
barking up the wrong tree. Let him tell the people just what he
stands for himself. We know just where Taft stands, but Mr. Bryan
is so facile in change of front that it is quite difficult to place him. 1
JAPAN'S COMMERCIAL GRIP ON MANCHURIA
fffTiHEY have allpassed the buck up" to Uncle Sam." That is
I the way an American merchant in China puts the case rela-
J^ tive to the attitude of the European powers' toward Japan
and the'open door in Manchuria, japan, by various methods,
some of them open and some secret, has since the war continued i to
seize the great bulk of Manchurian trade. American trade comes
next, but at a very long interval. - Manchuria, is good 'commercial
territory. It has four important lines ..of railway and by intercourse
with foreigners from many countries- its, people have:come to know
the value- of imported goods, i A -correspondent in Mqukdene^
"plains some _ 4 of. the Japanese methods: tii3s':\O;t;:' ;^-. % :'.s> i ;.j^ :: '' i ;
It is not always easy to determirte r th'e causes for sudden shifts in the
.balance of international'trade, buir.iniManchuria -the \u25a0.\u25a0.reasons 'are obvious.
For more than a year after peace was declaredthe Japanese: military authori
•ties, having control of the, commonly used avenues ;'of ingreSs; to Manchuria^
practically estopped all" foreign], trade except their, own from entering the
; country and used this interval to estabusH aiidrprdrhote Japa"nese f trade by
all the means at command.
f; Not . until the: complaints l andiprotests^oi^other . foreignifirms : bejcanl to
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reach their governments, did Japan modify this policy;- then slowly, as
pressure has been put upon it, it has abandoned some of the more obvious
and irritating restraints and discriminations.
In certain important, respects normal conditions affecting foreign com
merce are outwardly restored. Chinese custom houses have been established
at Dalny, Port Arthur and Antung and £t several places on the Siberian
border, and Russian and Japanese goods are ncrnr presumed to pay the same
tariff duty as other foreign articles, thus ostensibly removing one method
of discrimination. v, ; .. }
The Japanese control two of the railways penetrating Manchu
ria and they have become accomplished masters of the gentle art of
rebating. Stiff differentials are allowed on Japanese goods, while
the foreigners must in all cases' pay full rates. That is the situation
that confronts American diplomacy. China* is helpless to enforce
the open door and the European powers appear indifferent. It is a
matter that nearly concerns the trade of the Pacific coast.
Bryan says the republican party is
deceiving labor. That's his way of
trying to do the same thing.
Those who wondered what would
drop when the czar and King Ed
ward met have had their' curiosity
gratified. It was the stock market.
A Berkeley congregation intends to
raise chickens to secure funds for a
new church. , The success of the
scheme will be exemplified on the day
they raise the weather cock on the
steeple.
WORDS — Subscriber, City. / How
many . words are therp in the English
and in the German languages?
The Century, dictionary gives 225,
000 English words and. the Standard
300,000. -The German language has
250,000 words. ' :
FEATHERS — Subscriber, Alameda,
Cal. .What' is _ the difference between
"live" feathers and "dead" feathers? .
Live feathers are those plucked from
living fowls and dead feathers from
dead-fowls. , : ' : • , J:.-";
ADMIRAL^-P. 11. M., City. What is
the relative rank of admiral, vice ad
miral and rear admiral in the. United
States navy? . \u25a0 ' - \u25a0\-;\:'.
The rank of admiral ! is the; same as
general in the army, vice admiral the
same as lieutenant: general and rear
admiral the same as A major \u25a0 general. 1
The. rank of vice admiral does not ex
ist In the. United States navy at this
time. It, like the rank of admiral, is
created only by congress on special oc
casions. Vice j admiral Is a grade that
was created by congress; ln*lß64, higher
than rear admiral,': then : the . highest in
the, navy, created in 1862. The rank of
admiral was created in 1866. The. rank
of vice admiral was created for Farra
gut in December,'; 18^4, : and two years
later that' of admiral: was. created for
him/-- David Dixon Porter \u25a0, had . the rank
of vice admiral conferred vOO . him by
special act. in! the latter part of ; 1866
and that:of admiral in. 1870. Upon his
death in 1891 both^ranks became ;ex
tinct. The rank of vice admiral was
created for Stephen :C.:Rowan I^lß7o
and ceased! upon his death. The rank
of . admiral was. again created in* 1889,
when it was conferred on George
Dewey. :
SUBMARINE BOATS— : A. L, Sacra T
mento, Cal.' What is 'the speed the
submarine boats of the United States
_ Eight knots.
THE 'BIG WIND-^P. C, Rosevillle,
I A Vision in Tangier j
- vAbdul^Azlz dreamed * that" Mulal Hand
lay) before him, pinioned with leather
thongs,' a; prlsoneY.
"Aha!" gloated the sultan,- "at last I
havebrought you to-book."', -\ y.
- ' "Yes,"-. \u25a0 gloomily '% admitted . the -; pre- \u25a0
tender, t."and,: as youfsee; I: am bound in
Morocco 7,.. v.&y.- \u0084 C .-'k/-^- -\u25a0' .'.*. N.. \u25a0•"•\u25a0•- : .'
Abdul" shook. his tfist^at^the captive.
Cv'You^will/.' never - again ; after
this* sedition.'iU'-he: thundered, ; ."except
between! : boards." \u25a0 / . ', ' \u25a0; ', -.-. , .\u25a0"•\u25a0';
1; But Just' as he \u25a0 went' to order the cbf
flnthe sultaa.woka up. " O. H. F.'v .
At the Bottom of the Well
NOTE AND COMMENT
A Portland grocer , has become a
British lord. He is eminently quali
fied^o discourse upon the time when
knighthood'was in > flour.
\u25a0An exploding gas heater caused
great excitement last Sunday in an
Oakland' barber shop. Nobody was
injured, but numerous customers had
a close shave.
If, England grants the demands of
the suffragettes,'' it will be a hard mat
ter.to close the polls on election day.
Each of : the , dear creatures will want
to have the last vote. ,
Answers to; Queries
Cal. Were there not big winds In Ire
land other than the -one the date of
which' was-i given in Answers ; to
Queries a short time since? I recollect
one on January 4, 1838. \ . !
.' There was a great wind storm in
Ireland December 12, 1822; January
6-7, 1839, and the date already given.
Works of reference make ,no mention
of a wind storm on. the date cited.
BOBBY KEEFE— W. G. D., Watson
vllle,\Cal. Did Bobby. Keefe, ever pit§h
for the Los Angeles? 'Where was he
pitching May 20, 1908? .
He never pitched- for Los { Angeles.
He was pitching at the date named for
the . .Montreal club Vof the .Eastern
league., ; ' \u25a0
PARRICIDAL. — Subscriber. City.
What is the meaning, of parricidal? xl. l ?
, It: pertains to parricide^ involving the
crime of murdering a parent or patron.
MARRYING AGAIN— D; G., Petaluma,
Cal. Into'which states can one go' and
remarry, without * waiting a year: for
final decree of a California court'ina
divorce proceeding? .;"\u25a0'.•.; v
Not in any. - state uor territory. In
California/ a party : to a .divorce is not
free 'to marry .again until a. year. after
an interlocutory decree;' has been enf
tered. :, A* person . obtaining^ an ;\u25a0;. inter
locutory ' and ; going to' another
state and there .marrying' before; the
final decree '- is granted, is guilty -of
bigamy. ••.\u25a0:*\u25a0\u25a0:-' - . -. 5 v. ; . '.:" \u25a0 ;< : -pF&BBS£m3t
DEVISADERO— A.; G. ;8., Berkeley,
Cal. What; is- the meaning, of Devisa
dero*;: the v name of ;.\u25a0 a street 1 , in^ San
Francisco? .. . ... 'j
\u25a0'i The word is ; Spanish arid means rail
way switch, , siding, ; side % track - ; and
place* for. I , passing.'. * In'! 1777-78 there
was a .trail ; from ' the 'settlement of the
Jesuit fathers at the Mission Dolores to
the: Presidio > near/ the g line | of ..what is
now the* street named and'it was'called
"el divlsadero,^ 'or' "the; place! for ' pasa-
Ing.'^'fromr-one point to the: other. \c
China's Coal Supply
vßalley.iWinisVof'' the United States
geological T survey * has -Just 'described in
three: volumes UheTgeological. traverse
of ' about 2,000 : miles (in ; north 1 and t cen
traLChinathat'fhisfparty made for :the
Carnegie" Institution^^ Hi t "says ' that
China's present needs 'require , the ,work
irigiof all: the coalf ields to the depths
permitted by Chinese: methods: and that
whenlthe ; empire her,?lndus
tries v. the S {capacity/ of Tall
possible J^coal u-i mines ; «. will 4 ;be i • taxed.
With ;her.'enormous; necessities he does
not 1 believe that -; China 'will have coak
to export. ; ; ; He estimates ?:totar
amount'!Of;coaltlh*n6rth'.China;at'-605.
000,000,000; tonx'; -whiab/Xmajr •- bmZX&tL
• , \u25a0; \u25a0 .. '\u0084-\u25a0.-.,-:'-.\u25a0:, ( . •
Gossip of Railwaymen
"Yes," observed Victor M. Smith,
traffic' manager of the South. San Fran
cisco belt . railway, and also agent of
Swift's on this coast,, at the: banquet
of the baseball teams, "it is incum
bent upon me to take a holiday. I
shalt '.go deep/into the country and
there try and forget about the traffic
Interests of the belt railway and the
needs of the populations of : {he 'world
so far as regards beef, .pigs, sheep or
goats.'V-. -;;\u25a0\u25a0-.;,\u25a0:_ \u25a0;.•,;\u25a0;-•,;";., \u25a0_>.' '\u25a0 ,
"Where do you propose to find that
surcease from toil?" c asked W. A." Mc-
Govern, - "I ' mean ' manual toll?" he
added.' '\u25a0 .
"I was.' thinking: of going, to Santa
Cruz. \u25a0\u0084. Fred Swanton says it Is .the
beet ;; rest- cure, place ' inr*' -.the .world.
There ;are only two. bands going night
and day in the pavilion, electric pianos
along the streets, steam calliopes on
every corner, spielers till one cannot
hear the screech , of the^ locomotive
whistle, but Swanton explains that the
rest cure is effected by the visitor for
getting all about his business by try
ing to dodge all the attractions,, that
are offered to. him in the space of a
I city block."
\''Look here,* Vie," observed McGovern
in .a solemn tone, "don't you go near
Santa Cruz. Why, man, after .what
you did last Saturday- at the ball game
Swanton' would be hiring you for the
chief spieler for the casino or . the bath
house, v He. wants a man who can never
get tired of shouting.. You'd'be on his
payroll before you knew It."
: A gold spike has been received by
Governor Ahumada to be driven at
Orendain on June' 2s, when the South
ern, Pacific and Mexican Central lines
areconnected at that point. : The spike
was '; sent ; ; down j from : Tucson \u25a0 and | will
become, the . property of the governor
after the ceremony, has been performed.
It Is inscribed as follows: "June, 1908.
In remembrance of the happy entrance
of the Southern Pacific : railroad of
Mexico to fhe city of Guadalajara, this
first spike,: Is presented- tow Colonel
Miguel Ahumada, governor of Jalisco.''
\u25a0S- General, George G. Fraser is nursing
a pal r of black j eyes and E. ,M. Pome
roy has a black hillock on . hia : left
optic' Pomeroy got his decoration Sun
day In the game against Suisun.V; He
says he :.was; sliding,; to second base
when the ball overtook him. The rail
road boys did not play up to the repu
tation they gathered on Saturday and
were" badly beaten.V They were es
corted to the trainby. shouts Jof "Ban
quet, banquet, how -did' you enjoy your
banquet?"-- . . • /- . '
The /Western Pacific has finished its
bridge across Alameda creek land track
was I laid to 'the ? mouth {of ' {' NUes tunnel
yesterday. A half 7raile of track has
been ; laid [\u25a0'- out of MarysviHa •:• toward
Sacramento, and It ; is .the; lntention tto
close ' the gap "with; the"; least possible
"delay. Steel rails and bridge \u25a0] material
are' coming . for: the construction of- the
Gould' road at ; a.\ rapid , rate, and ! 15 cars
passed > Ogdenilast ' Saturday."*" \u25a0> The steel
ralll wa.s . billed \u25a0\u25a0 to \ Stockton and bridge
iron to Marysville. \u25a0 '
: W. , G. L Gardner, i who ',was "chief ." clerk
of Passenger 4 TrafflcT Manager"C.S.' Fee's
office, f is^now/chief train"- dispatcher of
the ; Lake -;Tahoe ;'; railway jf and transpor
tation" company, - with headquarters at
Truckee. -,; .. He , wlllj.be there till;he;re
gains his health. \u25a0{ . : - *
-.'.\u25a0•\u25a0• -\u25a0• ; : : ;--:';;v-\}*:>y: .•;.-;:.=\u25a0•; ..-\u25a0;\u25a0.-\u25a0
:: M The- proportional tariffs from gulf
ports .to I California j terminals or .< ship
ments from Europe "were ; ready for dis
tributlohfrom Chlcagoyesterday. Rates ''
.wlll;,be;from>Galveston*and -New^Or- !
leansfas follows: ; Carloads^cheese. $1.80
:per.<{,loo i crockery -and ma-*'
jolica, 1 85 -?cents>;;'ln"jr any >' "quantity;
enameled ware; cast Irbn'only," 99 cents ;
drugs,; $i;2«j> and V champagne,' Jl 80*
These rates will. become effective July l"
," F. W. Thompson of the Rock Island'
lines,, .will, . leave ;Uomorrow * forest;
Louis;, to'-^attend a convention of" the
general -agents of the Rock- Island-
Frisco r lines. - " ,\u25a0 _ \ .
000,000,000. t0ns more or less, out of the
,way. ;; . As far V as ; ; is \ y et '.$ known X the
Jftrgerjpart •of • the _coal ?of China sisJ in
.the.rnorthernT;flelds,"i and i this i estimate
,of - their/content ? is |46,000,000,000 -jtons
lessHhantthe < United. States fgovernment
estlmattej of ,;the} total i amount 'of; coal? in
tha "AanJaJacM an fleldr- . ':
The Insider
Relates how^ the cloaking predictions concern
- ing Artist Frank McGbmas failed because
he combined dignity, painting and business
— r^ \u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0-.- a si, I,*1 ,* \ X -7 PEN Frank McComas married
Dignity- Aids tO, \/\/.Mi ss Marie Louise Parrott and
RkiSC -His Prices V V became as it were one of the
"inner circle of society'- there were the usual number of croaking prophet^
who predicted that ' His art -would die a natural death and he would become
a mere money grubber. ,Why they should have been so pessimistic in their
prophecies was known to nobody but themselves. Their dismal forebodings
were doomed to disappointment, for McComas went right on painting, and
painting, better each time. McComas happens to be one of those artists
who "improve; with age. He is also one of the. few artists out here who
combine great talent and fine execution with corresponding financial ability.
His own explanation of his success h that he tries to paint what he sees,
to make the picture give the same impression that nature gives him. Some
of the McComas aphorisms that are worthy to be placed on the wall 3of the
art schools are: ......
"Art is art, but art is also business."
"One must live to paint; one must sell to live; one must advertise
to sell." y ':*? V" " *" 9ff
- "It pays a painter to appear dignified to his patrons. Dignity raises
prices; familiarity lowers them. It is the artist who pays for a presuming
patron." . \u25a0
Though McComas is a native of Tasmania he is , American, . especially
Californian, in heart, and he likes" San Francisco as well 'as his wife. does.
Edna> Goodrich is going to buy a play in
Europe; so she says. It is to be hoped .the
fair .Edna, will take more care of the manu
scripts submitted for her approval there than she did of one a San Francisco
woman playwright, gave her to read. When Edna was leading lady foe Nat
Goodwin in his last tour of the coast she told an interviewer that she
wanted to buy a play. She said she* would read all plays submitted to her.
In response to that invitation she received a manuscript of a drama
by a local writer. Miss Goodrich sent a note saying that she could not read
the play then, but would during her coast tour and would then give her
opinion as to its availability.
the hopeful playwright waited, and waited, and waited. The Goodwin
coast tour ended, but the play had not been reported upon, nor returned.
Finally the playwright wrote a note of polke inquiry. After a long period
of silence word came from the actress that she could not use the drama.
She did not return the manuscript. Another note from the author brought
forth the answer that Miss Goodrich had lost the manuscript. The play
wright is wondering whether she lost it before or after reading. She is
out $20 for typewriting,, but then' there, are those lovely autographed notes
from the charming Edna. • They are surely worth an old manuscript.
Waits Long for
Return of Play
The Smart Set
ONE of the most brilliant military
weddings .of the season took
place last night when Miss Maria
Engracia .Critcher,, daughter of
Mrs. Enriquita Critcher, and Lieutenant
Francis Barrows Freyer were married.
The cerembnyVtoblc^ place In the red
room of the Fairmont," hotel and was
witnessed by about 500 society people.
A" few palms and potted plants were
used in decoratingtheroom, at one end
of which a dais had been erected. This
was lighted with four, immense cande
labra and . upon it the bridal party and
the officiating clergyman", took their
stand. The wedding • gown . was of
heavy, hand; embroidered oriental silk
ana with it a long veil of embroidered
Brussels lace was worn. The "attend
ants were Miss Mabel Gregory, , who
wore pale green silk; Miss Marcla Fee,
whose gown was of palest blue messa
line; Miss Helen. Sullivan and Miss
Helen Wils,on, in pale pink chiffon silk,
and Miss Gertrude Russell and Miss
Irene Van Arsdale in lavender chiffon
over silk. Paymaster Lathrop attended
the groom as best man, the duties of
ushers and groomsmen - being divided
between Lieutenant Thomas R. Kurtz,
Lieutenant L. B. Porterfleld, Paymaster
W.v H. Doherty, - Lieutenant Com
mander C. T. -Jewell, Lieutenant , J. P.
Murdock," Ensign L. N. McNair, Dr. H.
L. r Smith,* Lieutenant Robert .Wallace,'
Captain Julius Turrill, Assistant Pay
master . Palmer Williams and Lieuten
ant J.O. Fisher. '
The hour, set' for the. wedding was 9
o'clock, at " which tlm« • several of \u25a0 the
ushers formed an aisle of white ribbon
through the assembled guests. The
wedding party entered the room to the
strains of Mendelessohn's wedding
march. Rev. Pius Murphy, who .per
formed the ceremony, meeting them at
the end of the room.. After the short
ceremony, .there was, an Informal re
ception, followed by a supper, at which
only about 60 relatives and intimate
friends were present-
Freyer and ; his bride left at a late
hour, for their honeymoon "trip to. the
southern part of the state.
vThe date of Miss Jeannette Wright's
marriage to Edward Torney. has been
set; for the flrßt week In October. -The
affair will be a laVge one and will take
place in \u25a0 the Wright home In * Scott
street Miss Wright .Is . the oldest
daughter, of : Mr.; and Mrs.' Klrkham
Wright and: Mr. Torney "is the son of
Colonel and Mrs* George Torney.* Their
engagement was announced in January,'
Mr. and Mrs. "William -Bliss and Sam
uel Buckbee came down from the Bliss
home at Lake Tahoe last night and will
be present at ;, :\u25a0 the"';: wedding " of Miss
Edith Currey arid : Drl Otto SchulUe,
which takes - place in the; Buckbee
home tomorrow. :*; Mrs. - iillss, ./who was
Miss Anne Buckbee, will, take her, little
niece, ", Margaret, back to ' Tahoe with
her.for.the summer. , Mrs. Buckbee will
spend the season at the Currey ranch
near Dlxon: Judge and Mrs. Currey,
who-'planned -to-come on. ; from New
York" for. the wedding, have been de
tained In the east by the illness of Mrs.
Currey's' mother.
V Mr. and Mrs.' Charles West Clark and
their .little; daughters /left California
Sunday, last I for a long* tour : of Europe.
They* will, sail j from New* York late In
July and will make their first long- stay
in? Paris;/ Mrs. 'Clark's sister. Mrs.
Raoul Duval, has a beautiful home in
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JUNE, 23, 1908
the French capital and has lived there
since her marriage. The Clarks re
cently had Mr. Clark's father. Senator
William Clark, and Mrs. Clark as their
guests at El Palomar. their San Mateo
home. Mrs. Clark was Miss Cecelia
Tobln.
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Burns have given
up their Clay street residence and will
spend the summer months in Mill Valley
with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rochat.
Miss Edith Jones will leave San Re
fael this week, sailing for Honolulu,
where sh© will be for several week 3
the guest of her sister. Mrs. Robert
Renton Hinds. The Hinds, who were
married in January, have a beautiful
home in Hawaii. Miss Jones is to be
married this fall to George Cooper, who
is connected with the British embassy
In Siam. The wedding will take place
in Honolulu. * -
Mr. and Mrs. George T. Marye, prom
inent society people of Washington, D.
C. will arrive here from the capital
city tomorrow and will spend the en
tl%, season at California watering
places. Mrs. Marye has many old
friends here and .her visit will be the
signal, for much entertaining. Marye
owns business property here and will
supervise the erection of several build
ings during 'his stay.
• Templeton Crocker is on his way here
from the east and la expected to arrive
in July. Mr. Crocker Is making the
trip In his motor car, in which he trav
eled over California when he was here
last year. .
Mrs. William Tevis and Mrs. William
Hlnckley Taylor are In Santa Barbara,
where they will spend another fort-
I night. Mrs. Tevla. who went to Tahoe
several weeks ago for the summer.
came down to visit Mrs. Taylor in Oak
land last week and both suddenly de
cided upon a visit to southern Califor
nia. They are the house guests in
Santa Barbara of Captain and Mrs.
William H. McKlttrick, who, recently
entertained a score of guests at. the
country club in honor of the San Fran
cisco women.. Among the guests at this
dinner were the Stewart Edward
Whites. Lloyd Osbburne and Mr. and
Mrs. William Miller Graham.
Mrs. Alfred Wilhaven, who was Miss
Emily Stevenson, arrived in, "this
city from Korea a few days ago and has
gone to her old home at Fair Oaks. Her
marriage was on# of the large social
events of a season" ago and many old
friends' will : entertain In her honor
now. Mrs. Wilhaven will, rejoin her
husband In Korea In the fall.
Mr. and Mr 3. Allan Knight and Allan
Knight Jr. have gone to El. Portal; at
the mouth of the Yosemlte valley, and
will spend the next few weeks In trout
fishing there. They will later go Into
the valley for the hot weather.
Miss Helen Chaffee. daughter of Gen-*
eral Adna M. Chaffee. arrived '
Portland yesterday and spent the day
as the guest of Mrs. Frederick Funaton
at Fort Mason. Miss Chaff ee was a
passenger on the transport - Sherman
from Manila, which has been released
from quarantine at Portland, Ore. Sha
came from Portland on the -steamer
Rose City and was met on arrival at
the dock by her, mother, and Lieutenant
Hornsby Evans. She will leave for her
home In Los Angeles this morning.

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