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r EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO FRANCES CURTIN SETS WEDDING DAY Charles W. Hint Will Claim Bride at Quiet Home Cere« mony April 20 OAKUAJsD. April 11. — Miss Julia Frances Curtin has named Wednesday, April 20, for her marriage with Charles XT. Flint of this city, the ceremony to take place quietly at the Flint family residence in Castro street, and to be Witnessed by a email company of friends. After their honeymoon Flint and his bride will return to live at the Flint home fora tim« before opening a house of their own. Miss" Curtin is lie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cur tin. a family prominently known in TT?Vna. Mont. The bridegroom is the Fon of the late E. T. Flint, a pioneer 6*ttlpr In the bay cities, and a nephew of IS. P. Flint of Oakland. He is en gaged in business in this city and San Francisco. • •»• • Miss Renee Kellcy will be hostess tomorrow afternoon. ' receiving at tea in honor of Mrs. .John Ewing at the Kelley residence in San Francisco, a large nWnber of guc?ts crossing for the event. Miss Kelley is a bride elect of the month, her wedaing with Edward Palmer, son of Warren S. Palmer, being announced for Monday evening, April 25. • • • MfsT William Pit-rce Johnson and Miss Josephine Johnson have returned to. their home in Monte Vista avenue after a visit with Mrs. George Stark Towne in Los Angeles. Mrs. Towne was formerly Miss Arline Johnson, her wedding being an elaborately appointed event of the holiday season. • • • I The score of members included in the personnel of the Cosmos club were the guests of Mrs. Quincy Chase this afternoon for an hour of bridge fol lowed by a supp«*r. The club will con tinue its fortnightly gatherings for a month or so. • • • A large number of the younger set will be the guests of Miss Loie Hol land at a dance the evening of Friday, April 22. Mies Holland will entertain at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holland, in Telegraph avenue. • • • Thursday afternoon Mrs. Henry W. Taylor will entertain at a card party at th« Key Route hotel, where the fam ily have taken apartments, awaiting thp completion of their Claremont resi- j dence. « * * Mre. Haven and Miss Laura Haven, who *were guests in U;e bay cities last week, have returned to their country place near Santa Rosa. , • • • Tomorrow afternoon Mrs. Minor j Cooper •will entertain at a bridge j luncheon. • • • ; Forty friends were asked to meet Mrs. Joslah Stanford at a luncheon and afternoon at cards, over which Miss Annie Miller presided as hostess Sat urday afternoon at the Claremont coun- I try club. The guest of honor is leav- I ing shortly for a season abroad. • • • Miss Lillian Harris of Kngland. who is spending the spring in California, is being extensively feted, among the events of the immediate future being the afternoon at cards, for which Miss Hatel Shay has sent out invitations for Saturday; the reception of Satur day, April 23. at which Mrs. Charles Cobbledick will make her the guest of ; honor, and the evening at bridge, at which she will share the compliment with Mrs. August Haneberg, Tuesday, April 26. Mrs. Frank Shay presiding as hostess. • • * Mrs. James N'aismith will entertain at her home In Walsworth avenue in honor of Mrs. Haneberg on the evening of Friday. April 22. cards offering the diversion. ** • , Tuesday afternoon and evening Mrs. E. A. Phillips will open her home in Shattuck avenue for a garden party and*- musicale, St. Joseph's sewing school of Berkeley receiving the bene fits of the entertainment. Among those who will contribute to the evening's pleasure are Miss Alice Andrews, a girl violinist from Australia, who is making for herself a place in musical circles; Miss Edna Montague, pianist, Mrs. Edith Holt, contralto; the Elks' quartet and several others. Lockett-Gompertz Wedding BERKELEY. April 11.— The home of Prof, and Mrs. Joseph Le Conte in Hill side avenue was the scene this evening of a pretty wedding, when Miss Ada Lockett, daughter cf Captain Albert Lockett of the Pacific Mail steamship < ompany, became the wife of Walter A. Gompertz, businessman an<j clubman THEY ARE COMING TWENTY THOUSAND STRONG Hotels— Rooming Houses— Private Houses WITHIN A RADIUS OF FIFTEEN BLOCKS FROM fticE institute: I San Pablo Aye. and 17th St. OAKLAND ' Send your address with number of rooms and price, and address Room 118, Hotel St. Mark. ' JOHN SPELMAN, Chairman Halls and Quarters. College Members Of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity of this city. Rev. Albert S. Coats read the service In the presence of the im mediate members of the families of the bride and gro&m. Mrs. Gomrfrtz is well known here among the younger Bet. She Is a graduate of the Berkeley high school. Gompertz is a member of the. firm of Durgin & Gompertz and is high in the Masonic order. He is also a member of the Elks. The couple will make a honeymoon trip to the southern part of the state and later make a tour of Japan, re turning here to live. Bareilles-Calou Wedding ALAMEDA. April 11.— Miss Annette Bareilles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bareilles. and H. J. Calou were married this evening in St. Joseph's church In the presence of 150 guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. P. A. Foley. The bride's attendants were Miss Irene Welp and Miss M> a j Burdick. Vincent Calou was best man. j Following the church ceremony there was a reception at the Bareilles home, 221 a Lincoln avenue. M,rs. Calou. is a graduate of the Alameda high school and is a favorite In the younger social set. v , GARDEN PARTY TO BE \ GIVEN FOR CHURCH Affair Will Be Held at the Home of Mrs. E. A. Phillips BERKELEY. April 11- — At the home of Mrs. E. A. Phillips of North Berke ley a garden party will be held tomor row night by the St. Joseph's Catholic parish for the benefit of the church sewing school. Tea^ will be served on the lawns of the home. Among the entertainers will be the Elks' quartet; MJbs Edith Holt, con tralto; Miss Montanya, pianist; Miss Trent'and Miss Sheridan, who will sing duets, and the University mandolin club. A feature of the evening will be the appearance of Mies M. Viola Dowdell, a blind singer of ability, and a mono logue turn by Miss May Sullivan of San Francisco. ! " HEALTH OFFICIAL TO RETlKE— Alarapda, April ll.— Tb<? term of Dr. J. K. Hamilton i an a member of the Ifcard of health will ot \ pirc April 20, and be has announced that b* • will not seek another term. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 1910 GREEK LETTER MEN PLAN NEW HOUSE Society Will Break Ground in Bancroft Way This Month for $20,000 Building BERKELEY, April 11.— For the con sideration of plans for the erection of a $20,000 fraternity house in Bancroft way near Bowditch street, members of the Phi Gamma Delta, one of the old est Greek letter fraternities on; the campus, met in .their home- at 2600 Bancroft way tonight. Various build ing plans were examined and announce ment made that the , new • fraternity lodge will be started this month.' The structure, which will be mod eYn in every particular, will be large enough to accommodate the future de mands of the organization in the way of membership and entertainment. There will be a * large .reception hall and parlor which can" be thrown together for a ballroom. » The building will probably be three stories in height and built partially of stone. Among the members of the Phi Gam ma Delta in college are: Si>encer Kales Elmer Woodward Clarence la Boy'teaux Raymond Newsom Robert Curry Oeorjje Harlowe Charles . Phillips James 'Murray Hunt Frank Hudson John Rees Stanley Cowden -- Frauds Brooks Harry Lawton Franklin Kales ALAMZDA PIONEER DlE&— Alameda, April 11. Ferdinand M. U. Kaehler. for 31 years a resi dent of this city, dietl last evening at 2217 , I'aoitV arnnuc. He was the husband Of Char lotte Kaehler, and father of Prof. H. E. Kaeh ler, Mrs. James M. Shanly, Mrs. TYllllam E. Schwerln. Mrs. F. Keschert and Albert Kaeh lcr. He was a native of Germany, aged S3 years. Kaehler was a retired wood carter. MAN ADMITS THEFT— Oakland, April 11.— Christo Mallus today pleaded guilty to a charge of Mealing a vratch and purse from a room in the Southern Pacific roundhouse In Went Oakland. His v case was referred by Judge Brown to the probation officer. \u25a0 . % \u25a0-...- - -\u25a0 , . \u25a0-.\u25a0•;\u25a0 \u25a0„ \u25a0\u25a0:*\u25a0*. mz J . \u25a0 . \u25a0 \u25a0 -.--.. . *. \u25a0 . __ _^^^^^^^^ JL J. »^* aV4 Vt lll >s»L XU L^X V-^ \u25bc wXXI V/Jll V*t3 . . w «_ 9 C 3 L $ •*• . - ,;-'\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0'•"\u25a0\u25a0 -' p v ™* Here's the name«"FORTIETH STREET TRACT"~Now study those pictures —These pictures' were- sketched by our special ' —The frontage shown in these pictures averages Some day we will be opening a tract of a thon- artist solely for the illustration of, this announce- $400 a foot, while 2 blocks away we are going to sell - • sand lot ?» and when that day comes we want to have ment. ' - . our tract at an average of $35 a front foot. f s "operating upon^velvVt 0^ 15 * ever y one * horn —They portray accurately and without exaggera- * —"Sounds like a fairy dream." v We "bought our lands years ago, and in selling tion a few of the structures in the immediate neigh- —"Too eood to be true " ' this property at $35 a foot we are making a sufficient borhood of our property. 1 \ * : . - profit-We don't want it all, bm we DO want a big V - l V —''If it's so good why do you sell it?" list of prospective customers for the future. P^ib^^^^^lb^^ Hii |||1 thoughts that are comhig ' *^&ES£^^ half to the East we are going to sell 35 foot lots for . y ; ' / cost « m P T y as *» advertisement. $1,225, on terms; of 20 per cent down and $25 a —And here is our answer: « Y es, but you demoralize the market" a real : month including interest. estate man said to us. . ""««.«, a reai rr^i tt c t> lee 'i A j /i , . c Realty Syndicate owns thousands of acres of m t« it *v •» * t •*. . At present we arc simply B^£^?T^^^ -The Keyßoute Depot pictured above is within a Elding up .'reputation and developing a clientele. /^^c^JSSS^M^SS^^ block of the property and within 30 minutes of S. F.- ' There are only 80 lots in' this tract, and if we can SSS^SSiSS S i ir \£ C atC u P buadi "g thi s com- Trainsevery 20 minutes during day and every 15 " m 9 ke ZOO per cent or 300 per cent profit for the 80 Sat hinder moral" \u25a0* W ° der^ oralx2e^ re *°** minutes during rush hours. , -. P *Wt l W *!S^^ kv « nou S *° S e * *ese lots we tnat mnaer progress. . 6 . ~ N will have 800 people interested m our next tract, for -^The;school we illustrate is ;just,across the street ' ever y man at least 10 friends. ; , --In tomorrow's advertisement we will publisfiT a Jrom our tract. The Children do not have; to'cross birdseye view ot Fortieth Street Tract,", locating • any car lines to reach this school and they can walk •''''' it absolutely, home in two minutes whenever they want to It's" : >£*8^ • • c^l.. a~ *:- +1 j - -v v • • -r built aTew months and^frfght $0&L ' ™ " ° Ut mai " °'' fiCe> ' 2 ' S BrMd " —The shopping district shown on the rieht iswith- ' -^»%li^l»H>f JiHß^. —Folders, maps, etc., are ready for distribution, in two blocks of our lots. , •" " r™"^ \u25a0 S* You do not have to wait until Saturday to get a lot . '• ' . , ' ?'\u25a0 t^^^C i^A : unless you prefer to-do so. —Here you. can buy fresh fruits and vegetables \u25a0\u25a0-'''- \u25a0 -r> \u25a0-, -^ ~ a n j • . , « groceries/ dry gbodsf shoes, drugs, etc; H^^ou .Real Estate Department \u0084; : : j rA,small, small deposr^ must be made at the time you will find barbefs, dentists' and doctors. Such S ' ;Nat M. Crossley, : Mgr.; ; decide to buy. The balance ot the 20 per cent down leniences! save carfare. : ; ( 1218 Broadway, Oakland, CaL is^o be paid at^the time we^ hand you your deed,. ::.:? \u25a0: <-\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0• .- : r^ -\u25a0-. -\u25a0-\u25a0v ->' =": -::- ; --.-' \u25a0\u25a0 ---\ •-./ \u25a0-••\u25a0\u25a0.. : -;\u25a0:; • \u25a0 '- 4 V ; v \u25a0-; \u25a0"\u25a0: \u25a0> - " ° v '\u25a0--\u0084-..- :- which generally takes 4or 5 days to get out. VOTERS MOVE FOR FENDERS ON CARS Berkeley Man Who Lost Child in Accident Invokes Right of Initiative BERKELEY, April 11. — For' The sec ond time since the adoption of the new charter last July, Initiative right ' has been invoked. V Jame3 0. Davis, a Dwight way at torney, made application to City Clerk Seaborn this afternoon for the neces sary blanks to ' be used in securing signatures to a petition calling upon the council to set an election day to allow- the voters to adopt or reject a city ordinance regarding the placing of fenders on* streetcars. Davis had the matter of ''poor" fend ers on *the cars of the Oakland, com pany brought home to him when his daughter was run over and killed on her way home , from school, at Tele graph, avenue and Haste street a little over a year ago. : ' The matter of adequate fenders has been agitated by the clubs of this city. | Marriage Licenses | OAKLAND, April 11.— The following marriage Itonpcs were issued today: » Charles M. Alexsmlor, ZC, Alamedr>. anil Era F. Hniiatan. S«. Onkl/t.!. i Hjppollte J. CaK.ii, 25, Oaklan.l, and Annette M. Bareilles, 21,'Alameft«. Stephen C. Dole, 52. and Ernestine I. Williams, 47, Ivnli ot Onk'-inrt. . Harry A. Welhe, 20, San Francisco, and Jean Tyson. 20, AluniMl.-i. Frank Carreira, 23, and Miry Frcltas. 19, lioth of Oakltitid. • -v William H. Gordon, \u25a0!<.'. and Rosetta M. Kelicy, 32. l»otli of San Fiaucicco. James E. Bunyard. 29, San Francisco, and Dorothea Slatter, 26, Oakland, i Charles W. H. Venable, 42, >jnd Lanr.i Jones, i 34, both of San Francisco. ESTATE ESCHEAT TO STATE TREASURY — — **_, \u25a0 No Heirs Found for Cash Which Was Stolen and Returned \by De Lancey 'OAKLAND, April 11.— Eleven estates aggregating $14,357 were escheated t6 the state today <: by order of Judge Wells, no heirs having appeared, to claim them after several. years. • Included were estates of George Hlte Cook and C. Arnaud, which were looted by John S. de Lancey, former, attorney for Public Administrator Gray. D"c Lancey afterward returned the money he embezzled. v '\u25a0\u25a0... The estates that- escheated were: George Hite Cook, $5,419.87; C. Ar naud, $949.78; Oscar Salven. $407.55; Susan Neath, $855.33; Abbie Gould, $562.03; Sallie B. Scott. $435.28; Maggie Chestnut, $211.03; George Simmers. $200.91; Michele Dastefania, $574.71; Soren. Jensen, $430.82; John B. McDon ald,. $1,309.73. - PROMINENT TEACHER TO DELIVER ADDRESS f i . : -\u25a0.:. — - \u25a0 . ..\u25a0 . ' OAKLAND, April 11.— -Miss F. Mack, a prominent teacher in the Emmanuel Leheman foundation school for crippled children of New York city, will address the members of the Ladies' auxiliary of the First Hebrew synagogue congre-" gation tomorrow afternoon in the ves try room of the synagogue, Twelfth street at Castro. She will be welcomed by a reception committee formed of Jewish women of the congregation,. and during her stay in Oakland will be the guest of Mrs. Sol, Kahn of Pied mont. She will return to her duties in New York city May 3. 5 rooms furnished in installments will cost you the same as 6 for cash at H. Schellhaas' corner store, Eleventh street. Oakland. • • EMBEZZLER'S WIFE FAINTS IN COURT Overcome by Fear That Efforts to Keep Husband From Prison Might Fail\ - OAKLAND, April 11. — Overcome by the fear that her efforts to secure pro bation for her husband, J. E. Neal. might fail- and that he might be sent to the penitentiary in spite of the ef forts she had made to obtain mercy for him, Neal's wife fell fainting to the floor in Judge Brown's courtroom to day.- Mrs, Neal was carried to Judge Brown's chambers and revived, but she was in a hysterical condition when she left the courtroom in the care of friends. Neal pleaded guilty several days ago to having embezzled $4,300 from the Sunset lumber company, which em ployed r him as cashier. He asked for probation, and In assistance of his plea for mercy his wife took the witness stand and told how he had confessed his crime to her, admitted it to his employers, and made a clean breast of .his defalcations, although he did not have_to do so. The case was to have been disposed of today, but A. P. Redding, a repre sentative of the surety company that was on Neal's bond, said in court that he had heard that Xeal had been in volved In a similar defalcation before, when he was employed by the Pacific window glass company. Neal explained this, but Judge Brown continued the case until Wednesday to give Chief Deputy District Attorney Carey a chance to look into the story. , ACCUSES YOUTH OF THEFT— Oakland. April 11 — F. Harrison, aged 20, who says be lives at Kansas city. Mo., and who. the police say. is a vagrant, was arrested this morning on complaint of T. C. Arnold of Chattanooga, Term., who accused Harrison of stealing his watch on the ferryboat Solano. CONFESSED FORGER SPOILED IN YOUTH Member of Wealthy and Promi* nent Buffalo Family Asks . for Probation OAKLAND. April 11. — To the face that he was Idolized by his parents and made their spoiled darling In the days of his childhood Probation OfHcer Ruess attributes the downfall of: Rob ert C. Manning, member of a distin guished family of Buffalo, N. T., who has pleaded guilty to a charge of pass ing a fictitious check. The probation officer was given In formation to this effect by a forme? congressman of Buffalo, in whose bri gade Manning's grandfather, then a lieutenant colonel, fought with <J!stinc-« tion during the civil war. Manning's father is a prosperous businessman ot Buffalo, and his mother is a talented literary woman. Manning himself a*A tended Cornell university for a shof2 time. i He had unlimited money when ha was at school and college, Ruess* ln-» formant says, and every wish he h£<df was always gratified. The result wasr that he developed little character. Ha was married in St. Louis a few years ago, but a divorce soon followed. Ka Is now engaged to be married again. Manning Is 29 years af age. He was employed as an automobile salesman a few weeks ago. when he was arrested toy passing a fictitious check for $15.50. Ha pleaded guilty and asked for probation. Judge Brown continued m 3 case until tomorrow for farther consideration. KENT TO PaOBATIOJT COUBT— Oakland. April "11. — Samuel Sweet, ajted 16, and Fred Graham, aged 17. arrested last night on charges of b«>- Ins drunk, were certified to the probation court tats morning by Police Jud«» Smith. Young Uraham is now on probation for a mis* demeanor offense at Pleasanton.