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Philosophical Union of State
University Adopts Resolu*
tions of Appreciation

BERKELEY. Jan. 2?.— At a public
meeting of the philosophical union of
ihe University of California last night
resolutions were passed honoring the
memory of D. O. Mills, millionaire and
philanthropist, whose benefactions to i
the university were many. He pro
vided a fund for the establishment of
a chair of philosophy which whs held
by Prof. George Holmes Howison, re
lently retired. The resolutions of the
union follow:
In the death of D. O. Mills, the
department of philosophy of the
I'niversity of California has lost its
honored and beloved founder. The
expression which it would give to
its sense of bereavement is no mere
formal tribute paid in natural
course to a munificent benefactor.
It is an expression of personal loss,
a tribute of love. For Mills was
much more than the founder of
the department of philosophy. He
was its intimate friend, its" never
, ceasing ally.
Though, with characteristic mod
esty of refraining utterly from any
direction of the department's af
fairs, liis interest in its welfare
was TJeep and abiding. iTie knew of
its men. of its activities, of its
ideals. He was ready wftb counsel:
but readier, always, with quiet
sympathy. The men of the depart
ment not only loved him, they were
proud of his sterling integrity; his
pane ideality: his high minded love
«if truth and right. They knew
him, therefore, not only as" a gen
erous benefactor, but, in his simple
kindliness and threat humanity, as
an inspiration for the work which
it was in his heart that they
The department wishes, there
fore, to make public acknowledg
ment of its deep obligations to its
beloved founder and to express its
sense of immeasurable loss. It
wishes, too. to extend to those who
were dear to him his profound and
li^artfelt sympathy in tlrfeir great
Berkeley Woman Becomes In
sane Mourning for Lover
OAKLAND, Jan. 29. — Waiting in vain
for her lover, who went to Alaska
several years ago to make his fortune,
\u25a0wrecked the mind of Mrs. Iledda Ham
maborg of ISIS Fairview avenue, Ber
keley, according to testimony given to
day in Judge Brown's court. Mrs. Ham
maborg has already been confined in
the insane asylum at Stockton, but was
discharged as cured.
Several years ago a man named Lind
quist made love to her and they were
to be married. He had $800 and thought
he should make more before settling
down to wedded life. So he took his
money and went north, promising to
be back. He never returned and Mrs.
Hammaborg- never heard from him
again. STie brooded and brooded over
, his failure to appear until she lost her
j n.ind.
4 She was arrested on a charge of in
• sanity yesterday at the Instance of
L>r. H. N. Rowell. who said that she
had threatened the lives of her neigh
Mrs. Hammaborg possesses some
property in Berkeley and has a little
daughter. Her case was continued until
Monday in order that some steps may
be taken to care for 'the little girl
after the mother has been taken to
the asylum and to guard her property.
Oakland Y. M. C. A. Plans to
Add Thousand Names to Roll
OAKLAND, Jan. 29. — The Toung
Men's Christian association has selected
February 8 as membership day, when a
strenuous campaign will be made to
add 1.000 members to the association's
roll, which now numbers SBS. Details
of the plans are being worked out un
der the leadership of Ed C. Lyons, who
will open headquarters in the building
on the northwest corner of Broadway
and Twelfth street by courtesy of Ed
fon F. Adams.
The campaign committee has made an
exceptional offer to young men, which
provides a membership jor $5 that will
secure all of the privileges in the
temporary association.
Work is being rushed on the new as
sociation structure at Twenty-first
Ftreet and Telegraph avenue, which will
be five stories and will contain mod
ern equipment for young men and 87
rooms to be rented to young men at a
low rate.
To date nf the 1,097 subscribers to
tho building fund 687 have paid in part.
5£0,251.73; 236 have paid in full, $15,
:52.40— a total of $93,434.13.
City Can Now Receive Cargoes
From Foreign Ports
BERKELEY, Jan. 29. — By order of
the secretary of the treasury of the
United States, Berkeley has been offi
cially declared a "port of delivery,"
and by reason of such order foreign
ships may unload at the West Berke
ley municipal wharf, instead of by
the roundabout way of discharge from
fan Francisco docks.
The federal order followed a confer
ence between L. \V. Bean of the treas
. ury department and B. J. Bithe.r, presi
dent of the Berkeley manufacturers*
association, and Wells Drury, secretary
: of the chamber of commerce.
r J _£The city council also assisted in the
matter. Mayor Hod^rhead having- asked
the treasury department that the
Berkeley port be qualified to receive
foreign shipments.
OAKLAXD. Jan. 29.— Robert CL Man
ning, a former office employe of the
sugar refinery at Crockett, was arrested
at Concord. Contra Costa county today
end brought here for trial. on charges
of forgery and pasdng fictitious
checks. He bad a number of forged and
bogus checks in his possession, and ac
cording to Captain of Detectives Peter
sen is an old offender.
OAKI*ANT>. Jan. 29. — The collapse of
W« scaffold at the Western Pacific depot
Tfhi« mornlnj? van the cause of serious
:njuries sustained by C. G. Kemp of
£5 L<oma Vista avenue and H. R.'Braln
-of 31* Seventeenth \u25a0 street, both car
penters. Se\-eral of the bones of -JCemp's
foot were broken and Brain's shoulder
was dislocated.
Entertainment Is Certain
To Be Brilliant Success
.A Three society favorites who will take part in the kirmess dances.
Rev. 0. St. John Scott Gives
His Views on Fascinating
Social Pastimes
OAKLAND, Jan. 29.— Rev. O. St. John
Scott, rector of St. Andrew's Episcopal
church, has made public, through the
monthly church "Annunciator," his
views" on dancing a.nd whist. Both of
these diversions the rector favors as
innocent pastimes. He says:
For the benefit of those who may
think that dancing for the young
people in the church is a new de
parture on the part of the rector's
policies here, he would point out
that at the first entertainment
given at Reed hall some six years
ago his permission was gladly
given for dancing to wind up the
program. He has ever believed In
dancing as an innocent pastime.
Under the chaperonage of the
church It becomes a sanctified
pleasure. The same holds true of
whist. No prizes are allowed for
the reason that such baits are
gambling in miniature. In* the
social life of many large eastern
churches dancing and cards are
features of pleasure allowed those
so inclined. The rector, therefore,
is establishing no new and dan
gerous precedent, but only what
he has always believed in and had
in his own home. If such pleasure
is wrong for the church, by what
process of reasoning is it made
right for the home?
Jan. 29.— John Logan Rodgers, a deputy con
stable and former policeman who loet his Job
because he shot at n negro without reason,
was arreftted last night on charges of being
drunk and of disturbing the peace.
Monday, January 3 1st
la«t nay nf thp
Reductions and Discounts in
AH Departments
CLAY STREET, I4th to 15th
Southern Pacific to Build Steel
Ferries to Operate With
Electric System
ALAMEDA, Jan. 29.— Plans for three
new twinscrew ferryboats to be placed
on the run between San Francisco and
the Alameda mole have been prepared
by the. Southern Pacific company, ac
cording- to Councilman William Ham
mond Jr., who says that the informa
tion was given to him by a Southern
Pacific company official. J;-tv>
The boats are to be built somewhat
on the lines of the Key Route vessels,
but will be larger and more conveni
ently equipped. They will be con
structed entirely of steel and will be
for passengers only.
i It is said that the three new'ferry
boats will take the place of vessels now
on the Alameda mole run and the older
craft will be placed on the Oakland
mole run.
Under the method planned for oper
ating the new boats in conjunction
with the electric trains to be placed in"
service passengers from San Francisco
for this city will no longer be carried
by way of the Oakland mole. All Ala
meda traffic'and the traffic for the out
lying districts east of Fruitvale will be
from San Francisco by way of the Ala
meda mole.
The Southern Pacific is understood to
be preparing to ask for a franchise for
an electric road along the north side
by way of the marsh and Clement ave
nue. This road, if it is built, will prob
ably be used exclusively for the oper
ating of suburban trains running
through this city. The -local service
will be acommodated by the Lincoln
avenue and the Encinal avenue lines,
which are to be operated as a loop.
FIX SEWZK ROUTE— Alameda, Jan. 29.— The
city council has definitely decided that the
proposed sewer along the south side \u25a0 shall bo
carried across the city at. the west end nnd
connected with the north . side sewer, which
empties into the estuary. '
Kirmess Dancers and Perform=
ers Are Making Ready for
the Coming Festival
OAKLAND, Jan. 29.— The Kirmess
dress rehearsal, which will take place
Monday at Ye Liberty playhouse, is being
looked forward to with' much" pleasure
and some anxiety by the many -per
formers who are scheduled to appear in
the festival. Faithful drilling ..and
careful preparation have been the rule
since the Kirmess festival- was first ar
ranged, until all are familiar with their
parts, but there is just a bit of nervous
anticipation and speculation as to just
how. each performer will look in cos
tume beside the others.
Society is, preparing to turn out in
force to witness .the spectacle and to
applaud the social favorites- who are
to take part. From the graceful dances
that have been arranged much pleas
ure is anticipated. In the Italian ro
mance dance Miss* Esther Musser " and
Miss: Georgina ' Sneathem "will' appear
with others. Miss Katherine McElrath,
another social favorite, will lend her
presence to the performance.
So strongly has society shown itsap
preciation of the Kirmess festival that
it was -announced today that all * the
boxes in the immense Piedmont pavil
ion havfe already been sold. Ten more
boxes have been constructed to meet the
demand. These will be sold for $75 for
the season. The boxes each night will
be a beautiful sight in themseive^,-oc
cupied as they will be with richly
gowned women. The king, and his suite
will be seen in the royal box every
night. I \u0084.:
The Wednesday evening program
will be opened by Paul Steindorff's . or
chestra. The curtain will rise'on the
entire cast in tableau. Following- this
Maytfr Mott.will make a short address
and crown the king, who will be im
personated'by Joseph Kosborough. The
king's voice will be heard in an appro
priate vocal selection.
Then will follow the beautiful dances.
Pretty girls in pretty costumes, grace
ful children drilled to perfection will
be seen. An intermission of --20 min
utes will be taken in order to give the
spectators time to circulate among the
booths and register their votes for the
favorite dances. Musical numbers will
be interspersed in the program.
The purpose of holding the Kirmess
festival is one that has brought the
greatest response. Tho proceeds of the
entertainment will be devoted to the
needs of the Alameda, County Society
for the Study and Prevention of Tu
Incumbents Candidates to Suc
ceed Themselves
BERKELEY, Jan. 29.— The Albany
election will be held April 11 and al
ready there is much* interest being
shown in the campaign. All the present
officers are candidates to succeed them
selves with the exception 'of C. M.
Hinton, city recorder, who aspires to
the position of city marshal and super
intendent of streets. ,
The office is now held by Chris Mil
ler. Mayor Frank J. Roberts, Trustees
A. P. Hanscom, A. L. Lindquist, George
Browne and Thomas McCourtney each
seek re-election and there are several
other candidates, among them being E.
D. Cushing and Charles Gobalet. A. T.
Baker is the only candidate for city
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Will Conclude Season
With Brilliant Dance
Popular Organization Plans an
Interesting Event in the
Social World
OAKLAND, Jan. 2 9.— Brilliant - elec
trical illuminations will be used at the
dance which will be held Friday even
ing, February 4. at Maple hall by the
Seminole club, an organization of young
men of this city. This will be the last
of the club's dance series.
Red, white, gold and silver will be
the predominating colors, worked out
in artistic designs. During the even
ing the new clubrooms will be opened
to the guests and refreshments will
be served there.
The club has a closed membership of
60. Its social affairs have been among
the enjoyable events of the season.
Among the prominent guests will be
Miss Blanche Nye and Miss Martha
Butler. :&'Ch&
The entertainment committee is com
posed of George Fallehy (chairman),
C. A. Ludeking, Thomas Clancy, Clar
ence Troth- and J. F. "Willis.
The grand march will be led by
Thomas Clancy and Miss . Hazel Hart,
assisted by William Saunders and Miss
Marie Clancy.
OAKLAND, Jan. 29. — Elmer Tubbs. a
musician, was examined before Police
Judge Smith this morning on a charge
of neglect to provide for his wife and
children and was discharged. This
was the second preliminary examination
to which Tubbs was subjected this
week. He was arrested at Walla Walla
on a charge of embezzlement preferred
by J. Ingalsbe, also a "musician, and
was dismissed on that charge two days
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Alexander Gray Succumbs at
Alameda Home After
Lons Life
. AIuVMEDA. Jan. 29.— Alexander Gray,
one of the oldest insurancemen on tho
Pacific coast, died last night at his home.
\u25a0 1417 St. Charles street. He was 91
years of age and was a native of Eng
land. Gray was for many years man
ager of the Transatlantic and other
insurance companies operating in Cali
fornia. .He retired from active busi
ness lo years ago Gray is survived by
his wife, eight children and lo grand
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Charles I\ Hall, the veteran theatrical man
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