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Annual Meetings of Several Or
ganizations Are to Be Held
During the Week
OAKLAND, April 3. — The first week
of the month will be devoted largely to
annual meetings and the elec'ti<*fl of
officers in the local clubs, the important
dates marking epochs in the year's his
tory. Tuesday Ebell will elect nine di
rectors for the ensuing year, Mrs.
Charles J. Woodbury heading the ticket
as president elect.
The entire membership is congratu
lating: itself on the nomination of Mrs.
TVoodbury and the women who \u25a0will
tferve with her. During the absence of
Sirs. Robert TVatt abroad Mrs. Wood
bury acted as president of the Oakland
New Century club, in which she has
been active for many years.
The new board of directors will be
installed at the luncheon which is
planned in their honor April 19.
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On Wednesday the Oakland club will
in some measure solve its difficulties by
the election of 10 directors. A week
later those successful candidates will
meet and elect the various officers who
Will serve for the ensuing year. In the
meantime the names of the nominees
for the board are being kept a care
fully guarded secret. There Is little
doubt that Mrs. Leon Hail will be re
elected as president.
• • •
On Saturday the Adelphian club held
its April union meeting in the club
house, a large number of guests enjoy
ing the musieale which was planned for
the hour's program. Miss Isabelle O'Con
nor, soloist, and Miss Mary Sherwood,
cellist, were heard in some beautiful
renditions. Miss Ethel Pearl Graham
contributing: the group of readings.
Mrs. Walton Farrar presided as hostess.
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The annual meeting of the Adelphian
club will be held Thursday morning,
when the new board of directors will be
elected aft< 5 r the formal reports of the
retiring officers and committee chair
men are read.
• • •
The most interesting section program
to be frivon this week before the pro
gressive- Alameda club will take place
Tuesday morning, when Miss Cora Jen
kins of Oakland will give a lecture on
"The Development of Original Musical
Compositions," with illustrations, before
the music history study class, and Tues
day afternoon, when Mrs. S. V. Culp of
Berkeley will talk before the women of
the art history section on "Pottery and
Ceramics of the United States." The
following new members have recently
been elected to the club:
Mrs. E. C. James lira. Henry Westbrook
Mrs. Percy O'Brien Mrs. I>. Cahill
Mrs. U L.. Torrry Mrs. E. G. Parker
Mrs. D. H. roote \liss Ethel Khoda
• • •
The Alta Mira club of San Leandro
will hold its third annual meting this
month, re-electing Mrs. W. S. Peters as
president for the coming year. It was
through Mrs. Peters' efforts that the
club was first organized, its member
ship soon reaching over the 100 mark.
Mrs. Peters was the first choice for
president and has held the office each
year since, the membership refusing to
accept her resignation.
• • •
The newly formed woman's club at
Hayward will be formally organized to
morrow, when the prominent women
Included in its personnel will choose
the name and elect the first board of
directors. The club already has a char
ter membership of 60.
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The women of the Shakespeare sec
tion of Ebell will be the guests of Mrs.
Dwight Huntley Saturday, April 23.
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The members of the Criterion club
will meet Wednesday with Mrs. E. A.
James for an hour of study.
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The women of the West Side improve
ment club of Point Richmond have set
a new standard for their sister clubs
in presenting to the city council seven
fine lots to be used for a playground.
The site is a choice one, combining a
fine level space with a bill slope. The
women having the gift in charge are
Mrs. W. X. Tounglove. Mrs. M. F.
Marston and Mrs. S. R. Curry. The city
council will spend several hundred dol
lars in fully equipping the playground.
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A reception and muslcale is planned
by the board of directors and members
of the West Oakland home for the aft
ernoon and evening of Thursday, April
2S, at their building in Campbell street.
• • •
The students who make up the per
sonnel of the Casa Guidi circle are de
voting their attention to the "Midsum
mer Night's Dream." In connection
with the discussion of the play itself a
eeries of papers are being arranged by
several of the gifted members, as fol
lows: "The Theater in Shakespeare's
Time," Mrs. C H. Thompson; "The Spir
itual Significance of Fairies in Litera
ture." Miss E. Egbert; "The Significance
of Amazons in Greek Legends," Miss
Oma Davies. A charming feature of the
Ftudy will be the music of the "Mid
summer Night's Dream." rendered by
Mrs. William Wadsworth.
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Mrs. A. L. Adams will preside as host
ess over the meeting of the Hill club
tomorrow, the neighborhood friends be
ing her guests for an hour of song and
discussion, rounded out by tea. Mrs. J.
H. Brewer entertained the club last
week. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps lending
the theme for the afternoon.
Bay Cities Federation Commit
tee to Assemble at Berkeley
BERKELEY. April 3.— For the pur
pose of perfecting their organization,
the officers of the newly formed Bay
Cities Federation of Mothers* Clubs,
including all the clubs of this nature
In Oakland. Berkeley, Alameda, San
Francisco and San Jose, will meet
Thursday at the home of Mrs. Elinor
Carlisle in North Berkeley to draw up
bylaws and standing committee rules
for the new organization.
The officers, who come from all the
cities about the bay, will each submit
ideas for the set of bylaws and con
stitution to be adopted, and under
the direction of Mrs. Carlisle, president
of the federation, will appoint standing
committees to take charge of the
work to be done in public schools by
the new organization.
The officers of the federation are as
President Mrs. Elinor Carlisle of Bprkpler:
first fice president. Mrs. J. E. Spencer of O«k
lsnd: second Tire prwldent, Mrs. J. O. Hbvps
of San Jose: third rtce president. Mrs. E. H.
o'Donnell of San Francisco; fourth vice presi
dent. Mrs.' Thomas Sea bury of Berkeley: corre
np<m4iiiz secretary. Mrs. W. P. Blackburn of
Oakland: recording secretary -treasurer, Mrs.
Arery of San Jose: auditor, Mrs. J. B. Milling
ton of San Francisco.' •
There are others. It will pay you to
visit H. Schellhaas, Oakland's furniture
dealer. Eleventh street. -••*\u25a0*
Irene O'Connor of
U. of C, Who Will
Be Seen in Play
Feature of Occident Magazine to
Be an Account of "Nero"
From Pen of Actress
BERKELEY, April 3.— A feature of
the Occident magazine, a monthly of
the students of the university which
will probably be issued on the campus
Monday, will be an article by Miss
Irene O'Connor on the" production of
"Nero," who will also take part in the
Miss O'Connor will explain the his
torical significance of the play, and its
part in drama, besides giving an ac
count of the progress made by the Eng
lish club Thespians, who are rehearsing
for the staging of the play April 22
in the Greek theater.
The writer-actress is a member of
both the English club and the Mask
and Dagger dramatic society, and, al
though in her sophomore year, has
taken part in a number of student
Don Carlos Council No. 6 Ar
ranges Big Procession
LIVERMORE, April 3.— Don Carlos
council No. 6, I. D. E. S., will hold
its fourth annual Holy Ghost celebra
tion Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8,
in E. H. hall. The- festivities will
commence Saturday evening . -at " 7
o'clock, when Miss Mary Sylvia, queen
of tha occasion, will receive the crown
from J. Avila, its custodian. Misses
Maria Homen, Mary Azevedo, Bella
Patricio and Emma Rose will act as
After the coronation a procession
will be formed, which will march to
the hall, where the crown is to be de
posited for the night. This will be
followed by a grand ball in the pa
vilion, attended by bands, and a corps
whose particular duty will be to set off
The procession is to be re-formed
Sunday at 11 o'clock in the morning
and led by the queen, those taking
part to go to St. Michael's church, for
mass celebration. Dinner will then be
served in the park, after which a con
cert is to be given. The commitee in
charge follows: Frank Sylva, chair
man; G. Amaral, J. Serpa, Antone
Patricio and M. P. Rose.
Reception Planned for Rev.
Frederick Martyr and Wife
OAKLAND, April 3. — The members of
Trinity Episcopal church will giv« a
reception in honor of Rev. and Mrs.
Frederick Martyr of Graf ton. JM D.,
Wednesday evening at the guild rooms.
Twenty-ninth street and Telegraph
avenue. Rev. Mr. Martyr was appoint
ed to Holy Innocents* chapel of Trin
ity parish last December, but was not
able to tak<3 up his new duties at
once on account of work in the east.
He will be received by Julian Mathieu
and the parish guild, assisted by Mrs.
J. E. McElrath.
School Directors Will Confer
With. Park Commissioners
OAKLAND, April 3. — The park com
mission and the board of education will
hold their meeting for discussion of the
proposed borid issues for new, school
buildings and additional parks next
Tuesday evening.
The park commission had requested
the conference, which was set for last
Tuesday, but postponed.
The officials will decide whether
parks and schools will be included in
one issue or made separate elections.
OAKLAND, April 3.— A college enter
tainment will be given during the af
ternoon of April 7 by the members of
the alumnae of the College of the
Holy Names, Oakland. The principal
address will be given by C. E. W. Grif
fith of Chicago, who has made himself
famous by his interpretation of Dante's
"Inferno." The proceeds go for the
benefit of the alma mater. The officers
of the institution are as follows:
President, Mrs. John E. Fitzpatrick
vice president, Miss Agnes Wheeler'
secretary. Miss M. Frances 'McDevitt'
treasurer,. Miss Jemima It. Ryle
OAKLAND, April 3.— The Mothers*
club uf the Lafayette school is' planning
to give a social and bazaar Saturday
afternoonr April 9, in the school build
ing. Eighteenth • and "West' streets.
Members of the; club' are to
elaborate booths, and the school chil
dren will furnish an interesting : pro
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Mills College Theater Will Be
Dedicated With Classic
Scenes From the Latin
OAKLAND, April 3. — The new gym
nasium and theater at Mills college
will be dedicated Saturday, April 16,
with a play presented by the Latin
department of the college. The title
of the production is "Cena Apud.Cae-
Barem," with the subtitle of "A Ban
quet on the Palatine."
The scene will be laid at the 'domus'
of Caesar on the Palatine hill, the stage
showing part of the peristyle, or the
inner court, with arcade and garden.
The "triclinium," or dining room, will
open off {he front stage, and the whole
stage set will be a replica of a Pom
pelian mansion.
The great Augustus and his wife,
Livia, will be the hosts, and notable
Romans of the Augustan age will be
portrayed. Octavia, the sister of Au
gustus; Julia, the emperor's daughter,
and Marcellus, her juvenile husband,
will be the regal household. Maecenas,
the great patron. of literature, with his
wife, Terentia, will be seated, and the
poets Horace and Virgil will be in
the cast.-
The customs of a Roman feast will
make the action of the play, of which
Prof. Irmagarde Richards of the Latin
department has written the dialogue,
with the exception of an interlude
played from the "Phormio" of Terence.
There will be 22 speaking parts in the
cast, eight attendants, 16 members of
the acting chorus and 25 singers in the
supplementary chorus. Special scenery
ma&e by the Columbia theater artists
will make the picture, and special mu
sic will be played. The play will show
the sacred offering and prayer to the
Lares and Penates, the Roman house
hold divinities; the libation to Bacchus
before the last course, and the casting
of the die for the selection of the
"Magister Blbendl." or toastmaster.
Horace's ode, "The Lovers' Quarrel,"
will be sung to music composed by
Maurice Leon Driver, former dean of
the conservatory, of music at the Uni
versity of the Pacific. A young Greek
rhapsodist-will read the "Farewell of
Hector to Andromache," and then will
come the scenes from Terence's comedy,
"Phormio." The flute accompaniment to
the lyrics of this play has been adapted
from the score prepared by Professor
Allen for the Harvard presentation of
the "Phormio" in 1594. The Harvard
library loaned the manuscript to Mills
college. *\u25a0 * .
The program will close with a choral
hymn from Catullus, in praise of Diana,
and supplicating her protection for the
Roman people.
Ceremony Is Held at St. An
thony's Church
OAKLAND, April 3.— First commu
nion was administered to a class of
200 children at St.- Anthony's church,
East Oakland, this morning at the
8:30 o'clock mass, which was cele
brated by Rev. Peter C. Yorke, the
pastor. The boys were prepared by
the Christian brothers and the girls
by the sisters of mercy.
The following named were the com
municants: .
Homer Crotty
Manuel Luis
Russel Fitton
Hugh Byrne
Anthony Santos
John Cosgrave
Ambrose Zolski
Joseph ' Myers
John Maloney .
George Nola
Francis Llewald
Arthur King ' -
Joaquln Rodriguez
Joseph Sllva
"harles Cummings
Otto Chan
Alfred Agrella
N'orbert Doenfner
Walter Singleton
Florence Furlong -
Bryan Byrne
Patrick King
Frank Lewis Raposa
Edward Caten
Alfred Perry \u25a0
Willie Costa
Edward Woods
Joseph Egenberger
Thomas Pimental
William Harrison
William Byrne
Harold McGuokin
Maurice Roach
Joseph Silverla
Ralph Toole
John - Murphy
Joseph -Maham .
John McPartland v .
Joseph Botelho
Thomas Kenny it y"J
Alex SUveria
Naiareno Malsano '.
Manuel Perry
William Green
Bertrand Rose ,
William Rogers
Charles Egenbcrger ,
Louis Egenberger
f>eo Ton , Hacht
Herbert Nias
Joseph (^asanora
Albert Ruedy
Harold Speetzen
Bertrand Harrington
Rudolph Kretz
James Byrne '
Maurice Kennedy
Charles Gregory
James Donnelly
Joseph CallUta
Charles Downey
Richard" Harding
John Cowley >
Gordon Taylor
George Perry .->
Louis Miller
Adrian Chanquet
Walter Drifcoll • ;
John Randolph'
Joseph Amaral*v.'. v !
Tony Pavao
George Vlerra
Bernle Cabral
Manuel Costa ;
Anton \u25a0 Swag
Alfred Alameda
Eugene ; Peylouret ;-
Joseph Corraio-..
Rudolph Petschauer .
Frank Cabral
George Ropers. .. '
John Martinez
Manuel Peacock.
John Alameda
Anton Luiß \u25a0 •
John Cosma ( «
Frank Lawrence
Fortunado 'Pa?ao
Frank Domes -\u0084 :• :
Joe Cadoza
Domingo -. Rogers : .-
Tony Frates -
Joseph Lewis ' \u25a0\u25a0'•'-"\u25a0 \u25a0-':
Manuel Vlcrra
Clen»ent Rogers
Anton. Cabral • \u25a0?\u25a0'
Em 11 Peylourct
WUlie Santos
Joseph Cabral i
Otto Ejrenberger
Anton Silva
Klchard Hlgglns
Kred Stlreria
Virginia FerreJra
Margaret Perry
Ida Santas
Loretto CosgraTe
Era Deasy
Kathleen Mnrphy
Ursula Koehler •_\u0084
Catherine Pennycott
Helen Hlckey
Shandry Araaral
I>elfine Cabral
Marie Kennedy
Lena Silva
Raraona Walters
Irene Jollymour
Mary Casauora
Kathleen Maloney
Catherine Moore
Margaret Knlcber
Mary Flynn
Irene Cordon
Margaret Brown
Clare Garcia
Mary Calllsta
Teresa Burke
Anita McNamee
Maud Scott
Alva Hollburse
Laloic Carcw
Audrey Bassett
Marion Cunningham
Junnita Doyle
Josephine Fraga
Myrtle Cook
Mary Quirk
-atherlne Kennedy
Stella Mlllett
Ethel Aspern
May Smith
Mary Rose
Jennie Noyeg
Mary Andreas
Mary Harris
Acnes Sherwood
Nellie Jordan.
Mayone Smith
Marlon Donegan "
Ida Armant
Gertrude Saul
Mary Heinatz
Josephine Henly'
Imogen Martin
Jessie Wllkes
Hazel . Rltuassa. \u25a0.:*;
Florence - O'Connell
Edna Miller
jencvlere Dowllnjr
Beatrice - ZolsVl
Bessie Cane I -
Mary ;Brusher.
Margaret , Mahoney
Grace LaDKe
Margaret Ilealy
Rose Cabral •/.>
Grnce ; RlhD .\u25a0 .
Minnie Matthews
Mary . Mello \u25a0 »
Mary* Fon tea'
Rose Rogers • •
Mary . Rcsantex '
Virginia AbreuV
Isabel : Vlerr*
Mary , Raposa - . .
iMeda Rodriguez ' '
I^ena Vargast
Margaret I. TaTao
Mary'SUra -
Mary Cj-aralho
Josephine i Caten I
Rose Madelros • - %
Annie Macuado ;
Teresa \ Uomez
Lucy .PiTer ,
Ixnilse '. Guiilo , . \u25a0
Asfnen .Rogers .
Minnie -Oenten
Rose C. SiWa
Mary : Maehado
Rosle Sll»a-
Mary -A. Aires , r>
Lucy Pacheco
Recovers Reticule When \u25a0'•.<Run
ning Thief Falls
OAKLAND, .April 3.— rMre. : Lillian
Carter of 371s Telegraph^avenue rhad/a
tussle iat midnight last night j:,with ; ' a
purse ' snatcher : at t the \u25a0 corner ' of - Nine
teen th and Castro streets. ; V ' '-\u25a0'\u25a0 1.
'"The man ..seized -her/: handbag' and
ran. The woman ' screamed r ahil , pur
sued. The'/thlef ! stumbled/ and as he
fell Mrs.*: Carter; grabbed jat the; purse.
; ! Mrs. A. J. Wisdom ; ; reported : : to * the
police" that a .5200 -diamond 8 ring IS had
been stolen from her home at 1461
Eighth avenue: :•\u25a0 r .'••* ''\u25a0\u25a0'.\u25a0-. \u25a0-- - \u25a0
; :, All " must go -to i the v furniture - sale
daily at H/SchellhaasV'Eleventh. street
at Franklin, Oakland. » \u25a0 .
Arrests Two Burglars Single
Handed and Has Encounter
With Third Desperado
OAKLAND, April 3.— Two youths of
20 ; years, giving the names of John
Swanson and Joe King, who, within a
week, have, with a third man, obtained
$500 worth of booty in a series of bold
daylight burglaries, were captured last
night by Patrolman E.: W. Brock at
East Fourteenth' street and Twelfth
avenue. They had been frightened away
from one." East Oakland home and had
robbed another of $200 worth of jewels
just" before they were captured.
The third man, the eldest- and most
experienced, broke away from the po
liceman, running in spite of a drawn
revolver -and leaving his hat on the
sidewalk. "He. 'too, would have been
taken had Brock had help. .
For nearly a week the police force
has sought persistently for the clever
"afternoon burglars." They essayed
their boldest crime by trying to cut
their way into Dr. E. E. Evans* home
at 1200 East Fourteenth street yester
day afternoon.
Mrs. Evans was In the house, and
shesaw one man go to the front door,
one to the back, and a third take his
place on the. sidewalk. -She kept quiet
until she .heard the -rasping of a knife
over the screen at the back door. Then
she went, to the front entrapco and
threw the door open. The three men
fled and Mrs. Evans telephoned their
descriptions to the police. -
A little- later the trio went to Mrs.
Burnham Wilson's residence, 1367.Irv
ing avenue, East Oakland: There was
nobody at .home. The burglars : cut
through the back door, looted the
rooms and departed with a diamond
ring worth $150, a gold watch and
chain valued at $50 and several smaller
Soon afterward Patrolman Brock
saw the three men an&* approached
them- carefully drawing his pistol, and
when he was almost abreast of the
suspects he pointed the weapon on them.
The tall leader dashed by. losing his
hat as Brock tried to hold him. The
two younger men stood ground before
the leveled pistol and Brock searched
them' both.* On each he found a loaded
In Swanson's shoe the police found
the valuables carried away from the
Wilson home.
The police say that the prisoners en
tered the home of Mrs. F. J. Moffitt. a
wealthy widow, at 1337 Filbert street,
a few ago, and stole silver ware,
Jewels and ostrich plumes worth $200,
which Detective ! Drew has recovered.
Other goods which the men carried
away from J. W. Pepper's house, at
1039 Union street, have been found.
From Mrs. James Russell's home, 908
Fourteenth street, the trio stole clothes,
pins, tuxedo and full dress suits and
similar things.
Alameda's Treasurer Will Have
Mystery Investigated V
ALAMEDA, April 3.— City Treasurer
Oswald Lubbock, who made good a
shortage of $570 that was discovered in
his office by himself, and verified by
the. finance committee of the city coun
cil, is determined he says to have the
matter thoroughly investigated, as he
declares he was not responsible for the
"The responsibility for that shortage
lies between myself and Deputy George
Christensen In the opinion of the pub
lic," says- Lubbock. "Now. I did not
take the money, so it is easy to figure
who I think did take it. I am the city
treasurer and am responsible for the
safety of all public coin placed in my
.keeping. -
"I have retained A. F. St. Sure" to
represent me and to investigate this
thing to. the bottom, with the view of
placing the blame where it belongs and
of recovering my $570."
Inquest Will Be Held at Sonoma
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
SANTA ROSA, April 3.— Jerry Mc-
Quaide of Millita and his brother
Carlo went to Sonoma Friday to cele
brate a little and stopped at the Bis
marck hotel.
When they entered their room Jerry
went, to a window and raised It. In
some manner unknown he fell or
pitched out headforemost, striking on
his head on the veranda and bounded
off to the ' pavement. He lingered
until this morning in an unconscious
condition, when he died. ,
An inquest will be held at Sonoma
Man Arms Himself and Forces
Intruder to Abandon Booty
OAKLAND, April 3 — H. C. Gray, liv
ing at 763 East Fifteenth street, was
aroused at 3 o'clock this morning by a
burglar in the dining room. ; Gray left
his ; couch and prowled > through the
house .with a revolver In his hand. The
burglar heard him coming: and/ made
his exit through the backdoor. .
Piled on the dining room table Gray
found most of the family silverware. -
Frank Davidson's home at 1459 West
street was entered last night by, "a
burglar who stole a revolver worth $5.
Painters' supplies -worth $6.60" were
stolen during the night from Roy X
Mead's place at 412 Fifteenth street.
Lands in Cell After Struggle
-With Policemen v X \u25a0
OAKLAND, April 3— John Kelleher,
a sneak thief, was : lodged in: the-clty
jai)^ today ,on suspicion 1 of stealing
tools - after " three fights in v the 6 \u25a0 street
with j policemen. He first ran afoul . of
Patrolman McCready at 1 Fourth -street
and 5 Broadway.* ~-Kelleher^ was Mthen
concealing under his 'coat 'a jackplane,
worth ' $4, which s. had been : stolen, from
A. L. Rogers of 1210 Eighth avenue." •
: c.The last /statement of \u25a0.'. the
bearing - debt of •\u25a0the 'United .-'States
makes the total $897,253,990, .while; the
gross bonded indebtedness'of NewTork
city at Its last-statement'jwas $905,
260.115. ' The 'metropolis 'Is carrying
$B,oo6,l2s 'more jthan the, nation. V' \u25a0/
The cup of -St. Jacques, which, j n
New .York is a': dessert of delight '.with
its- peaches, cherries,' pineapple, 'orange
and * citron } en compote ' in .' delicate j ices,
becomes in Paris i a; wretched "compound
of sliced -sour dapple -ln^niuahy snow,
Two Zinging Girls
Who Will Entertain
At the Bell Theater
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Program Includes Special Fea
tures by Hypnotist and
Champion Newsboy
OAKLAND, April 3. — The Bell theater
offers a good line of attractions for the
ensuing week, including Pedlam, the
hypnotist, who is said to be unequaled
In his application of hypnotic power.
He will introduce entirely new ideas in
concentration of thought, departing
from the usual/jrepertolre of such acts.
"Noodles"' Fagan, champion newsboy
of the world, appears in an original
monologue act. He devotes a great deal
of his. time outside of vaudeville circles
in educating newsboys.
Personl and Halliday have a clever
Japanese comedy act called, "Won by
Ralph Whitehead, who has been
styled the "Beau Brummel of vaude
ville," has entertaining character songs
which he sings artistically.
.; A. diverting act, rife with comedy
chatter and songs, is given by the duo,
Lambert and Williams, and the Three
Singing Glrls^"wlth their tuneful voices
and elegant costumes, offer a musical
Charged With Selling Furniture
Not Paid For
OAKLAND, April 3. — Just as she was
boarding a train for the east with her
husband and child at the Oakland mole
last night Mrs. Anna Nelson, 24 years
old, was arrested by. Policeman Bock
and E. Meysel, an auctioneer, on a
charge of obtaining. money under false
pretenses. She raised bail of $100 on
the misdemeanor charge and was re
leased at midnight.
Meysel is the complainant. He paid
Mrs. Nelson $200 for furniture which
was bought by her from the Jackson
furniture company on the installment
plan and almost immediately sold, it
was charged, to the auctioneer.
The furniture dealers took back the
goods and Meysel got out a warrant
for Mrs. Nelson.
Chinese Confesses' to Wholesale
Thefts in Berkeley
OAKLAND, April 3.— Sam Henry, a
Chinese, whom Detectives Drew and
Quigley arrested Friday at First street
and Broadway, confessed to the police
today that for months he had . been
stealing , garments from Berkeley
churches and fraternity houses. The
police have recovered* $1,000 worth of
coats .which the thief had .disposed of.
None of -these was. stolen in Oakland.
The Oakland overcoat * thief is still
sought.^ " '' • ;\u25a0-;\u25a0 \u25a0 _": .' - -jSmMI
Victim of Collision Escapes With
Slight Injuries
OAKLAND, April 3.— N. T. Greathead,
living at \u25a0 1302 f, Jackson street, was
struck 4 by a \motorcycle ridden by
George Olsony, of r 1618.; Twenty- third
avenue at; 1 \u25a0 o'clock .this afternoon at
the corner of Twelfth street and Broad
way. was slightly; injured. The
police took him, {to his home. • .'•\u25a0-.
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University Y. W. C. A. Plans
Campaign to Raise Money
to Renovate Building
BERKELEY. April 3.— With the slo
gan, "SIO,OOO in. Six Days." the Univer
sity of California Young Men's Chris
tlon .association- will begin Tuesday a
campaign for subscriptions to renovate
Stiles hall, the headquarters of the
university association, which is in need
of repairs and new furnishings. The
matter is in the direction of the execu
tive committee of the student Young
Men's Christian association, which has
obtained the co-operation of President
Benjamin Ide Wheeler for the cam
paign. The soliciting of donations for
the improvements will begin the morn
ing of April 6 and close April 12. The
affair will be similar to the Berkeley
businessmen's campaign for the city
Young Men's Christian association
building, although operated solely by
the university students, and the execu
tive committee expects to secure more
than the* sum called for.
Stiles hall is one of the oldest build-
Ings connected with the university and
occupies the same place in the college
life of the men students as does Hearst
hall to the women. The building is
not on the campus, but just outside the
Union street gate, and has for years
been in a poor condition. At the time
of the earthquake the structure was
slightly damaged, and this damage has
not been repaired.
The -Young Men's Christian associa
tion also desires new' furniture for the
headquarters, the present furniture be
ing "much the worse for wear. New
floors are needed in. the auditorium of
the building and the basement, occu
pied by the University dining associa
tion, furnishing cheap meals to stu
dents, will also be better equipped if
the money can be procured."
The executive committee having the
affair In charge is composed of the
following: A. S. Blake, chairman; S. W.
Cunningham, Chaffee Hall, Prof. -. I* D.
Richardson. J. W. Richards and several
members of the faculty to be appointed
before the beginning of the campaign.
Vocalists From Bay Region Ren
der Operatic Airs
BERKELEY, April 3. — One of the
most successful concerts ever given
in the Greek theater, University of
California, was . heard this afternoon
by more than 6,000 people, when the
pupils of Mrs. Marriner Campbell ren
dered several operatic and classical
numbers, assisted by Miss Gladys D.
Crelghton, pianiste; Miss Bath Milli
ken, violinist, and W. C. Campbell,
"" A feature of the program was the
rendition of "Bel Raggio Lv Shing
hier," from "Semirlmide" (Rossini), ,by
Miss Alda Mcßride, soprano, and the
recitative aria, "Now Heaven in Full;
est Glory Shone," from Handel's ora
torio, "The Creator," as sung in the
deep basso profundo tones of Camp
bell. Miss Milliken contributed two
violin numbers, Hehfield's "Spanish
Dance" and Beethoven's "Minuet." The
aria. "Ah Rondini" (Rossi), was sung
by Mrs. W. H. Holt, contralto. The
musicians taking part in the program
were a*s follows:
Miss Alda Mcßride, soprano: Mrs. C.
H. Kirby, mezzo soprano; Miss Eliza
beth Banta, contralto; Miss Mignonne
Reed, soprano, and Mrs. H. D. Holt,
Other numbers rendered were Mas
pinet's "Spring Elegle," Miss Banta,
and "Back. Clouds, Away" (McFar
ran), Miss Reed.
Parlor No. 87 Plans to Celebrate
Fourteenth Anniversary
OAKLAND, April 3. — Piedmont parlor
No. 87, Native Daughters of the Golden
West, will give their fourteenth annual
ball Tuesday evening at Maple hall.
Fourteenth and Webster streets.
, The hall has been appropriately deco
rated for the occasion, elaborate plans
for an unusually entertaining program
have been drawn up. and those in
charge are aiming to make the affair
one of the most successful and note
worthy events of the post Lenten sea
The committee on arrangements con
sists of:
Mrs. -Carrie Hutchlns |Miss Haztjl It. Cohen
(chairman) Mrs. Lillian Mnrden
Mrs. Beda Pacheco Mrs. Addie Mosher
Miss C. Englehart .
The-management of the floor will be
in the hands of Mrs. Carrie Hutchins,
assisted by Miss Lena Kliegel and Miss
Carrie Englehart.
The reception committee consists of:
Mrs. Minnie Xedermaa Mrs. Jennie Brown
Mrs. Lillian Murden Mrs. Susie A. Martin
Mrs. Francis Maynurd Mrs. Jennie Jordan
Mrs. Theresa Kayser Mrs. Addle Mosher
Alfred Thurber Dies at His"
Berkeley Home
BERKELEY., April 3.— After a short
illness Alfred Thurber,. one of the best
known school, teachers in this city,
where he has served for the last* six
years in the public schools, died last
night at his home,-18»0 Oxford street,
at the age of 60 years.
Thurber had lived in California for
47 years, and had been connected with
several important educational move
ments and institutions of California
since his arrival here from the east.
He was a native of Providence,
R. I. He leaves a widow. He was
a lifelong member of the Odd Fel
lows, and will be buried tomorrow
afternoon under the auspices of this
order. The services will take place
In the! Berkeley Odd Fellows* hall. The
remains will be cremated. "SSSlfeS
City Councilmen Request Presid*
ing Officer to Remain for
Another Term
L OAKLAND. April 3. — B. H. Pendleton.
president of the city council, has been
invited to accept the post for a second
term, commencing tomorrow evening.
| when the annual election of the presid
ing officer will ta>ke place. Nearly all
of the members have requested him
to retain the chairmanship, and no can
didates to oppose him. have developed.
President Pendleton. who has repre
sented the fifth ward for four terms,
gained no little distinction as a public
official in his negotiations with the
People's water company several years
ago, by which a reduction of 25 per
cent in water rates -was secured volun
tarily from the corporation. He has
also been a strong factor in much of
the important municipal Improvement
campaign of the administration, being:
a strong- supporter of Mayor Mott In
the executive's program of public de
In the event of President Pendleton's
re-election it is assured that there wilV-^*
be no important changes in the council '
committees as they stand.
Daughter of University Profes
sor Sustains Severe Injury
BERKELEY. April 3. — While roller
skating at Hllgard and Scenic avenues.
North Berkeley, FTeda Leuschner. the
12 year old daughter of Prof- A. O.
Leuschner, head of the astronomy de
partment at the University of Califor
nia, fell to the pavement and sustained
a broken arm.
The child had been visiting friends
yesterday near the scene of the accident
and, on her return, was skating on the
sidewalk, when, going down hill, she
lost her balance, and fell to the ground.
Stretching her arm out to break her
fall, the child threw all her weight on
the limb, splintering the bone, Her
cries attracted the attention cf neigh
bors, who called for Dr. Clark Burn~
The child was taken home by the
physician." 'who set the broken member.
I as Mcelroy memorial
Park Commission Asked to
Abandon Fountain
OAKLAND. April 3. — Persons who
are subscribing to the memorial to the
late John E. McElroy, for several years
city attorney, are in favor of erecting
a sun dial in Lakeside park Instead of
a fountain.
The park commission, a few weeks
ago. adopted a resolution In favor of
,a fountain, part of th© cost of which
the city was to defray. But the project
will be reopened for further discus
Four thousand dollars have been
subscribed toward the memorial.
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