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The San Francisco Call
CHARLES W. HORMCK. .General Manager
tR.NEST S. SIMPSON. . .Mantglnz Editor
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t-ostoftice as Second Claw Matter
Tag dsy to he held by two worthy chari
ties. I'ug'e 5
foputar young couple tlip away aud are inar
rW. Pace 16
Wour.ded cltixen' wants nperriron to seppresa
I'-ng hatpins. I'age 4
One bid submitted for railway franchise in
Uough street. Page 4
Juice Dcnne culls out doubtful jurcrs in mur
der trial panel. Page 7
General Barry injures leg while playinjr golf
on Presidio links. Page 7
Senator Newlamls pledges his support To Pan
ama-Pacific exposition. Page 5
Scpervteor Herget objects to curtailing rer
elry <•{ carnival nights. Page 4
John Ereuaer company opens handsome new
downtown store building. FageS
Landlords form protective association and will
blacklist Uisboneist tenants. I'aKf 16
Jfiinny Herget, supervisor and former mitt
ariist, will run for congress. Pajrr 1
Tour aspirants for governorship declare
allegiance to Roosevelt and lloosevclt poli
cies. • rase I<J
Plan* are foriuulai«-<l Jit Ksglr-- for ibeir big
>-treet fair. Pagf S
County Cli-rk Cool: accused t>f s<-Uciuiug irgis
•rativn fra«<l. Pane S>
WHiuan aud OnugLier iiiargc doctor with
!-»-.«.u^S them. Pa^rl)
<."hsing*r.;r prisoner makes escape un-ler rifle
nr<- \iy guard*. Page 9
Doctor is <-#»iiM:red by <-f>roiK-r's jurr for troat
racvt of patient. Page 9
Reception to be veld tomorrow at home of
Slrs.'.lUny East. Pajere s
li*I!oT-"* CQBICt will u»i tffe<;t earlii life, says
u»ie4 astronomer. !*«»«• S
!"•[•'.:.;>. r of s:rs as trl.il for larceny threatens
;.y«j»"<-titii!g attorney. Page S
rrofe*eloual church Joiner i* jrivm jail *en
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l>,.,u>r Rurk'-"" lawyen hold <*«>uf«-renee in
Sj"i<* U«m. l*agf 3
•:,::;iai!K-n kvM iij"!.* in Cairo, 111., at
(•ay. * i'agf 4 !
Goal <iinyii!g ruails t•-Im»-«Jt • -I m»-«J unii«.|M>]y in re
straint of na<lc. Pagrc 4
•j« ., p'rls cau-ji leprosy front 'Tats" made]
tt .;<«.• l<air. Page 4 j
ratal of Lnifil .States hands doxm I
int 6ccltUutK Page 4
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. _.« «tid lif-M viUiout bail. I*as«' 1
Vice Pr<-M«l'-ut Kruus'bnitt of Cnloa Pacific
i,'!»vi in tticrser hcariur. Pagp i
V'<f.3o>l If <lcnouacf-d as- liicrary tbicf bj
XBerkan claims '"QianticJecr.'.* . I'asrc 4
Irish party Uirow» gage of battle to English
government. Pace I
U&cle Katn's isea will bofd field day contests
at Fort Mason. Page 11
Fat purse* offered on Great Western circuit for
fall racing meets. Page 11
KiTal lightweight* primed in readiness for to
day's great battle. Page 11
Distance stars enter open Marathon race to be
tield next Sunday. Page 10
Berkeley varsity kicks line cp for game today
with Phoenix team. Page 11
Athletes likely to win Winged O meet from
various organizations. Page 10
Ontnrys and Winged Vs of Vallejo to clash
again on football field. Page 11
Miss Hazel Uotcbkiss defeats Florence Sutton
in game at Long Beaeb. Page 10
Comefiians challenge Comedians for baseball
game for sweet charity. Page 11
French Cook sold to C. B. Jones for $200 over
asking price by liedwell. Page 10
Seven starters. Turret favored, to face barrier
in California derby today. Page 10
Wolgast odds drop down to 2 to 1, following
rally of Nelson's admirers. Page 11
Tex Uickard and Johnny Herget are ready to
come to an understanding. Page 11
Interior high schools clash on gridiron at Sac
ramento today in final came. Page 11
Many American trainers and Jockeys going
abroad this rammer for wasnn. . Page 11
Alameda councilman's fight club promised
crusher by mayor and associates. Page II
Newly organized Three C league drafts its*
•cliedule for coming baseball season. Page 11
MARINE yC;£ ? 7
Date of Sierra's first trip to Ilonolulu an
nounced. Page 13
Stage employes' association Lonors memory of
dead member. Pa|fe -
Society entertaining extensively in honor of
army and navy set. Page 0
Enlisted Men of the Pennsyl
vania to Give Affair
The crew of the U. S. S. Pennsylvania
will sive a Hance tonight at the Cotil
lon hall. 159 Church street. Great en
thusiasm In organizing: the dance has
been evinced by the bluejackets for
some time. 750 of their. number sub
scribing $S apiece toward making it a
success. When the grand march starts
at 9 o'clock there will be no chance for
"wall flowers," for the floor will be
crowded with uniformed men of Uncle
An Independent Service
By the Panama Route
IT is good news for the shippers and producers of California that
an independent freight service via Panama is about to~ be estab
lished by Bates & Chesebrough. It is an enterprise that promises
industrial emancipation for the producing interests of the state by
opening a route now practically blocked or obstructed by the Pacific
Mail steamship company, in league with and under subsidy from
j the overland railroads.
If. the government could be persuaded to back the Flint
| McLachlan bill for a federal line of steamships on this coast to
j supplement the similar line on the Atlantic side that measure would
shave solved the difficulty, but, in fact, while fully concurring in
j the policy embodied in this bill, The Call has never had any con
] yiction that the measure was seriously intended by its proponents,
i who knew quite well what sort of reception it would meet in a
I congress dominated by Aldrich and Cannon and the interests they
j represent. The bill appeared to be meant chiefly for political con
sumption in the coming campaign, and this impression is confirmed
by the nature of the reception the bill has met with from the
senate committee.
The San Diego Union, discussing the hearing on the bill
before the senate committee, says:
Incidentally, it will be noted that part of the hearing is devoted to
the action of the secretary of war in allowing the Paciiic Mail 70 per
cent of the joint rate via the isthmus. It appears from the statements
of the Panama railway's lawyer who appeared before the committee
that the secretary was bulldozed into that arrangement by the Mail
: company's threat to discontinue its service. "As no other company,"
j said ihe attorney, "was willing to undertake the operation of ships to
the isthmus, it was obviously necessary to comply with the Pacific Mail
company's demands." But why the assumption that with the Mail
company's steamers withdrawn nobody would enter the fine field for
traffic thus made vacant? There is money in the steamer business on
the Pacific coast. If an3'body doubts it, let him note what the American-
Hawaiian line is doing. Had the Mail, company taken off its vessels —
a step which California would not regret — it would be very strange if
the opportunity thus presented were neglected. Such chances do not
go begging in these days of keen enterprise.
It is encouraging, however, to note the fight that is being made
before the committee against the Pacific Mail monopoly. But perhaps
it will be as well not to cherish too high hopes of the success of the
Flmt-McLactyan bill. It is opposed by the most powerful interests in
the country. It might seem that a more modest measure would have a
better chance of success. r
The Call has more than once expressed the opinion that it
would be a good thing for the coast were the Pacific Mail to
withdraw its Panama service. Should that service be taken off
its place would inevitably be supplied at once .by independent
enterprise free from alliances with the railroads giving real com
petition by water. In fact, as matters now stand, such a service
is about to be installed whether the Pacific Mail retires from the
field or not, and it may very well be that this step is made possible
by the concession of 70 per cent of rates made by the government
to the Pacific Mail. ;
The benefit of that concession will* of course, be equally
extended to the Bates & Chesebrough line and the shipping public
will be the beneficiary of a measure which, perhaps, was never!
meant for their advantage. \
PASADEXA contemplates the installation of some .sort of
municipal plant for the entertainment of tourists, visitors
and winter resorters generally. "Dread and circuses" was
the ancient Roman cure for discontent and
that minor form of disgruntlement Which
the French call ennui. Pasadena draws the
line at bread, but is wjlliug to provide the
, circus. It will probably be the circus of
metaphor, supplying such restraint and moderated joys and excite
ments as a refined suburban demand, gratifying its pleasures sadly,
may find suitable. There will be neither clowns nor elephants
nor red lemonade nor even ladies in spangles, but discourses of
an improving and intellectual character, such as Professor Judy's
promised course of lectures on Drowning, will help to fill the
aching void of life in Pasadena.
At present, perhaps, the program of entertainment is a little
vague, and, indeed, for a city to set out of malice prepense to be
amusing is not so easy of fulfillment as it might look at first glance:
but the business is in serious contemplation, as we gather from
the Long Beach Telegram, which says:"
Pasadena has accepted the advice of Colonel Green and will under
take a system of entertainments for the benefit of winter tourists. No
definite plan for raising the money has been settled upon, but there is
a very considerable sentiment in favor of a special tax levy. This is
the only equitable method of paying for all these public < expenses, and
should be generally adopted in place of the subscriptions now being
constantly asked for. If public entertainments are of any value they*
benefit the entire town, and every property owner should bear his'
portion of the burden instead of placing it on the shoulders of the few
businessmen who make up the bulk of all subscriptions collected.
Life at a winter resort is, after all, a serious business. The
allurements of bridge whist and pink tea have certain well defined
limits and no man ever sold his soul to the devil for either. Pasa
dena has a notable institution recognized by courtesy as the
Valley Hunt club, although the cluj> has never been known to
hunt anything, for there is nothing Jo hunt unless -the pursuit of
Scotch and soda on the -quiet partakes of the pleasures of the chase.
So it comes that to supply this distressing void Mr. Bumble will
be- pressed into service as impresario to make the town haoov
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tnougn virtuous. .. , vJ : : ;
for Pasadena
PROF. WILLIS L. MOORE, chief of the weather bureau, finds
Gifford Pinchot quite ready to mix it with him on questions
of forest politics, and it may be that Professor Moore already
~ begins to be sorry he spoke. Whether he
meant to meddle 'in the current politics of
congress or not, his recent statement on the
effect of forests on floods before the house
_j committee on is being industri
ously circulated and exploited by the opponents of the conservation
policy in congress. Pinchot meets that statement with this reply:
If the conservation of the forests and of the other natural resources
rests on nothing better than "the false reasoning and mistaken conclu
sions of enthusiasts," then this nation has surely gone astray. In that
event the great meeting of the governors o£. the states called by
Theodore Roosevelt was futile, its conclusions moonshine and the
progress of the nation in the last three years toward the control of the
property of the people for the benefit of the people a mere delusion.
. There is a kind of science well illustrated by the story of the
professor who was engaged in demonstrating the impossibility of trans
mitting messages by electricity under the Atlantic at the very moment
when the first message was being received. Common sense outweighs
many labored deductions. The experience of the ages, crystallized in
the common knowledge of the whole people, declares beyond all'ques
tion that forests do influence the flow of streams.
If the figures submitted by Professor Moore seem to prove the
opposite, then I should be much more inclined to believe there was some
thing wrong with the figures than with the common knowledge of the
human race; and there are all the figures which contradict him to be
considered also, figures at least as reliable as those he submits. '- '
Every man who has used his eyes outdoors knows that the condition
of the surface has a powerful and immediate influence on runoff. Forest"
plowed-land, brush land, each has its own effect; and "it is flying in
the face of what every outdoor man knows to deny it. "
Professor Moore is not an intruder in this field and what he has
to say will be received with respect, but he might have shown
better judgment by avoiding conflict with ah accomplished fisticuffcr
like Pinchot, and, further, he might suspect from the use to wliich
his alleged scientific conclusions are put that he has got into some
very queer company. If Professor Moore really belongs with that
crowd it is just as well that the public should know as: mtich^ but
we prefer to believe that animpelling enthusiasm inspired by the
real or supposed results of his researchesled him into the wrong pew.
r If Professor Moore read his: message in»the : stars it is^beim*
used for a very earthly purpose. s ! .V fe
Politics .
With Weather
The Way of the World
ORGANIZED labor has asked congress so extend the pro
visions of the eight hour law so that they shall affect and
protect labor employed on government contract work.
The Call is not familiar with the exact
provisions of the Gardner bill, but this news
paper is heartily in sympathy with the pur
poses of this measure. . The eight- hour work
„ day was legally established by congress in
1892. Under the provisions of that law the many thousands of
federal employes in the departmental and bureau services work
the eight hours, which has become the recognized standard for the
working day. in . :' '
That the federal service was improved rather than impaired
by the enactment of the eight hour law has ilong been a closed
question. Organized labor insists that the federal government
should give the same protection to labor employed by it indirectly
that it insures to labor employed by it directly.
Labor's contention is sound. If eight hours constitute a fair
day for the laborer hired by the government, it must necessarily
constitute a fair day for the man who works at his side, but whose
compensation flows from the government through a contractor
or subcontractor.
Congress has declared that eight hours is a fair day. Let
congress be consistent by insisting that all men employed on work
for the government be employed under the conditions that would
be insured to them if they were hired by thegovernment. -
Eight Hours for
All Govern*
ment Employes
HTMIE forthcoming decision of the supreme court on the tobacco,
I trust case is expected to be pregnant with important results j
and the outcome is looked for with no little trepidation not j
only by the trusts, but likewise by the admin- j
istration. The circuit court in this suit put
what may be described as "the- extreme inter
pretation" on the Sherman law against com
, j binations in restraint of trade. That is to
say, the court held that the .words of the act meant. what they said.
In his brief on the appeal Attorney General Wickersham intimated
that he did not press for an extreme interpretation of the law and
with this somewhat dubious utterance left the matter in the hands j
:>f the court. This position has been interpreted as a hint to the
:ourt that if it would amend the law. by way of construction this
;ourse would make things easier for the administration and would j
-elieve congress of a disagreeable burden. That body would like
:o amend the law, but dares not. So the burden? is shifted to the
:ourt. It is a situation that intensifies interest in the pending
iecisfon, which will probably be withheld until after the argument
n the Standard oil trust case next. month.
All interesting" offshoot of the tobacco trust case is that of
he Burley tobacco society, a corporation of growers in Kentucky,
Dhio and Indiana organized to fight the trust. The Burley society
s, of course, just as much a trust as the other, although operating
m a much smaller scale. It . is.-a trust organized to fight a trust,
tnd it may be added that^ the' Burley people have been quite
mccessful in bringing prices to a profitable figure. \ But the big
rust now urges that the administration is playing favorites in
lot .prosecuting the farmers. It is the ancient and perplexing
irgument about good trusts and bad trusts, and this constantly
ecurring problem is enough. Vto make Mr. Taft's hair turn gray.
k yith the politica-1 fate, of Ohio trembling, in the balance the
:ourse to be pursued in relation to the Burley society becomes
ncreasingly perplexing.
of the Tobacci
Trust Case
THE DISASTER— M. E. F.V De« Moines,< la.
Where oan I obtain government reports on the
great disaster in San Francisco, April," 190»J? \u0084
Through the congressman of the'dis
trict in which you live.
CASTE— Subeorlher, City. . How Is the word
"caste"- pronounced?
; , As kast with the sound of Aas in
ask. ;
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RAIN— Sub., Petalurna. Did It rain in San
Francisco and SO miles north of tbat line May
1, 1000, and October 1, 1900?
"No rain In. San Francisco May 1. On
October 1 the record was .49 of aninch.
There Is no . record at the weather bu-.
reau of rainfall on those days at places
north-of San Francisco that wilt an
swer in Va . general way the question
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DICKENS — Subscriber. City.'- What is the «\u25ba '
clety known, as the -Dickens fellowship? Is
there an American section? Where Is the Amer
ican office^ and who la the , secretary ?\u25a0? \u25a0 ;; r ~.- A;. 7 •
X It . Is ; a worldwide ) league j of.- English
Bpeaklng>nien * andr women/^open' to all,)
-.without* respect ; to '{class, 1 ' creed . or> ria-j
tionality. Its purpose is , to exemplify'
the : teachings; of Charles Dickens and
to cultivate and diffuse the spirit which
pervades his writings— the spirit of in
nocent festivity ; and" mirth, of religion
without bigotry, of charity without
coldness and of: universal philanthropy
and* human kindness. ;One; of. the ob
jects Is the : preservation and purchase
of buildings and' objects associated
with .his name and mentioned In his
works. There is a branch of the league
In New York city known as "The Man
hattan Branch." The corresponding
secretary is Miss Louise G. Shinn. 505
West One I Hundred and Twenty-fourth
street,' New York. ' ;.->
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\u25a0 t . TUTUILA-F/ W. S.. Susanville. When did
the linited States become possessed of Tutu ila
'pYX^ 4c r an? what \u25a0"
.-;.. Tutuila. of . the- Samoaii - group, to
gether with- Its attendant islets, Tan.
Oleslgna ; and .- Of v, . became 'a--' possession
ofjthe 'United Statesiby? virtue of ; the
trlparte treatyj.withfGreatyßrltain and
Germany I- in -1889. -The vxarea ;is. f '54
square miles and f the population about
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j! Letters From the People
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Editor Call: In The Call of February
i 2. 1910. I find an article by Mrs. Leslie
| Carter, which would, to put it mildly.
} give some very queer impressions to
I One who has not kept In touch with the
; times. For more than Z0 years I have
j been personally acquainted with the
! most earnest supporters* of suffrage for
j and far from \u25a0 the "childless
\u25a0 women she" speaks of. I have foiind
j them mostly mothers who have b^en
j especially successful in the raising of
; children; - The husbands of these
[ women have for the most part been i
| advocates of the.-uallot for women. •
.' What Is meant by the ballot Tor
I women seems to be to Mi?. Carter t ito
'wading through the mire of politics I
j and all such nonsonse, when she must
j know that women now have an intel
ligent interest and kaowledgo of the
affairs of their cities, states and coun
try, end ail they ask is a chance to
express their opinion an»l to elect as
their ieprosentatives men of whom they
can approve, to truly work for them in
the legislative bodies of. the country.
Because home is the woman's province
she must take .a vital interest In all'
the laws and regulations which relate
to it. and how can she make her ia- j
iluence felt in 'a womanly way better
than by quietly and with, dignity cast
ing her ballot when these questions
arise? It Is degrading and. to my mind,
positively immoral for a. woman to try
to wheedle a man into voting her way.
forgetting that if he is representing
her h<» must give up his own vote.
Motherhood the highest duty and
privilege of woman? Yes. And the
true mother will want to have a voice
in all thafc affects her child and will
guard his interests even after he is out
of the cradle and facing the world's
temptations. Oh. Mrs. Carter does not
know the depths of the noblest mother
hearts if she forgets that a good direct
blow at the evil which surrounds their
children, will always be preferred by
them to the indirect influence, good as
it may be at times.,
, San Diego, Cal., February 14, 1010.
i Temperature on Algol 1
The remarkable double star called
Algol, in the constellation Perseus, has
recently been investigated fully, and,
says the University correspondent. Its
temperature 1 " has been estimated at 23,
000 degrees centigrade, taking that of
the sun as 6,000 degrees. In the tenth
century this star was distinctly red.
but it is now white. It undergoes a
cycle of changes in' brightness at
periods of. two days and 20 hours; It
is constant during the greater part of
this period, and then gradually di
minishes to, about half its original
brightness, remaining at the minimum
for about 20 minutes. These changes
are due *o the fact that Algol has a
larsre dark satellite by which it is par
tially eclipsed at each revolution.
FRANCOIS BONNEAU. whose interrst.* extend
from phosphate beds 'in the Smith Sea Island*
to mines in Alaska and Xernrta. has returned
from a trip to the oil field* of southern Cali
fornia and Is at the St.' Francis. Bonnean has
lately Invested Ms capital in oil.
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HOBERT WINSOR, E. S. Darts and F. W.
Batchelder of Boston make up a party stay-
Ing at the St. Francis. They are accompanied
! by .their. wives' and will. spend three days In
this city'.., They are traveling In' a private car.
,:^t ' . • • • • •
THOMAS FLINT, former state senator, who has
been in the south for. some months recovering
from a serlons illness, visltctl the city yester
day' and registered at the Palace , with Mrs.
Flint. /Their home is at San Juan.
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BTATE BEKATOE C. F. CLAPP of Seattle, who
has been 111 for some time at the Palace, will
leave today on a trip to Los .'Angeles. The
journey will be made In aa automobile.
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WILLIAM McMUEBAY, general passenger agent
of the Oregon Railroad and . Navigation com
pany. with headquarters at Portland. Is at
. the St. Francis.*
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HAKRY G. BEKGWALL, a* merchant of Vallejo.
"Is at the St. Francis 'spending his honeymoon.
;Mr.' and Mrs. Berg wall will spend a few weeks
In the.sonth. " : '.-^\ "
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W. T.McALLISTEB," secretary of the American
tobacco \u25a0 coiapauy. • with headquarter* at New
York, is at the Arjronaut with his . family."
Society. Busy Entertaining
Brides Elect and the
Prospective Grooms
' I 'HERE will be social affairs enough
I to engross the army and navy s*>t
r during the next few months even
if those who move in that circle. should
devote themselves exclusively to the
entertainments of brides elect or haply
to the diversion of the young officers
j» who have lately entered into social
prominence In the roles of bridegrooms
to be.
The fiance of Miss Margaret Thomp
son. Ensign Charles Conway Hartigan.
attached to the West Virginia, has been
entertained delightfully with Miss
Thompson at a series of informal din
ners^ during his stay here. The wed
ding, gossip says, is to be a June event.
Another engaged couple that will b*>
the center of Interest for a while in
army circles is Miss Margaret Tuekey
and Dr. L. G. Garcia, whose betrothal
was an announcement of last week.
Another attractive little bride eWt
in the army set is Miss Alice Enright.
whose engagement to Lieutenant
George E. M. Kelly has been told to
their friends recently. Miss Enright is
the charming niece of Major and Mrs.
Frederick Day and is their guest at
Fort Mason.
Miss Lalla Wenzelberger. who is en
gaged to Lieutenant William Henry
Shea of the revenue cutter service, has
received not a small amount of social
attention of late and there are several
other fair claimants for favor in the
navy set at affairs of the later season.
•. • •
The engagement news concerning
Miss Constance Heath of this city ami
George Gregory of Richmond. Va.. is oj
more than passing interest to society,
as the bride elect belongs to one of tho
old families and has a wide circle of
personal friends as well. She is a stun
ning girl of the demiblonde type and
although devoted to outdoor recrea
tions is a social favorite. She is 4,
clever equestrienne and was a familiar
figure in Burlingame a few seasons
ago. She went east with her mother,
Mrs. John Heath, shortly after return
ing from, a two years' sojourn abroad
and established a home in Richmond,
where her brother, Jack Heath, is ati
tending college. By the way, the
bridegroom to be is a college friend
of Jack Heath and one of the wealthiest
. men of the southern city. The wed
ding will take place In September an<i
the couple will make their home in
Richmond. The bride elect is related
• to Miss Mary and Miss Roberta Heath,
who have many friends here.
• • •
Mr. and Mrs. 11. W. Tuckey enter
*tained at one of the informal but de
lightful dinners of recent date given
at their home in Belvedere for several
array guests. The flag decoration was
; effectively arranged with American
beauty roses and ferns. Among those
who enjoyed the aitair were:
Captain anil Mrs. W.iMlss tlenevieve Baia-
A. Kimliail I bridge
Lifiitenaht aod M -s. \Villiam >'. Kimhall
I har!«»s S. Freeman ! Uarrj S. Foreman
Jliss JlalxH Va** ' Key uioud Brown
,• • •
.. Tli* latent-- ntxra . from H'sn - Jennii
Crocker and TempTeton Crocker. wh'>
arp touring: Mexico with a party. oC
friends, contains enthusiastic apprecia
tion of the trip smd the further in
formation that they will remuln for i
ton days or two week* longer on the
interesting Journey. They are visit
ing many remote plaeea as w<Ml as the
I historic cities that attrart every trav
eler "In the picturesque country.
.• • •
Baroness yon Sehroeder, who has
been in town for several days, r.'iM
leave this afternoon for her country
home. Kagle's Xest. in San Luis Obi?po.
During her stay in town the baroness
has been visiting Mrs. Kleanor Martin
ami has been frequently a gu^st at
Burlingame, where she has been the
incentive for several entertainments of
an informal sort.
Mrs. C. Frederick Kohl was the hosi
i ess at another informal luncheon siven
I yesterday at the Palace for le*s thar. a
dozen friends. The pretty affair wa-<
the third or fourth in a. series of re
unions given during the last month t.y
this attractive hostess for her closer
• • •
Mrs. C. O. G. Miller entertained yes
terday at an informal tea given at the
Fairmont. Among others who had par
ties .of friends seated at the tables
adorned in spring flower* were Mrs.
Joslah R. Howell. who had four to six
guests, and Mrs. Joe Terry of Sacra
mento, who had a party numbering 2'J
or more at her table.
• • •
Mrs. John Baker Jr. has been enter
taining at a series of Lenten teas that
are the vogue since Ash Wednesday
arrived to put a ban upon all formal
gayety. Mrs. Baker was hostess at
one of the pleasant reunions yesterday
at the Palace and had 14 guests.
• • •
Mrs. I. Lowenberg will entertain at
an informal tea to be given Thursday
afternoon aty the Palace. A score of
friends haye 1 been bidden for the de
lightful hour. The invitations were by
telephone and the tea is one of a se
ries that the hostess has been giving in
the Lenten season for a small number
of friends at each affair. ' -
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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Oliver Tobin
will entertain at an elaborate dinner
party to be given this evening at the
Palace for about 20 guests. .
Miss Ruth Powers, who has been con
fined to her Home in Clay street for
several days, will be able- to be out
again within a week. Her friends will
be delighted to learn that she is con
valescent. .
F. K. A3TDBZWS of Bishop. TV. It, Eb«l of Sac
ramento and F. McLeod of Manitoba are among
the recent arrivals at the Mans.
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of San IMego. Is In town for a few days and
is staying with relatives.
•' • •
T. S. MONTGOMERY, superintendent of a ce
ment works at Cement. Cal.. is at the Stewart
with Mrs. Montgomery.
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DR. W. H. WALLACE of Eureka, the head of
a hospital in that city, is visiting here and is
A. W. SIMPSON, & lumberman of Stockton. Is
at tlxe Fairmont with Mrs. Simpson and Miss
•• ' •
W. S. FORSTER. traffic manager of the Tono
pah and Gotddeld railroad. Is at the Stewart.
• • •
LIEUTENANT 7. H. TAYLOR of the navy U a
guest at the Fairmont with Mrs. Taylor.
_"• • ' . •
THOMAS H. LYNCH, a raisin grower of rretao. .
v at the Palace witu Mrs. Lynch. <J^r
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W. E. SVAUNTON, a cattleman of Wlaaemiwea,
Is registered at the St. Francis.
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FRED SWANTON. the Santa Cruz promoter, i*
'at the St. Francis.
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J. D. HI7KD. a minln; man of Medford Ore., is
•t the Palace.

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