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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO BRIDE ELECT TO BE FETED BY FRIENDS Many Society Events Planned in Honor of Miss Helen Dornin OAKLAND. April 25.— Miss Helen' Dornin, the attractive fiancee of Wil liam Childs, will be one of the most feted brides elect of the season, various charming affairs already being ar ranged in her honor. Several maids and matrons of the smart set are planning elaborate events before .her marriage in the early fall. Thursday afternoon of this week. Miss Dornin's cousin, Mrs. George Chase, will enter tain at a prettily appointed luncheon followed by bridge at her home in Pied mont. The day following Miss Rae Morrow will preside at a complimentary affair in Mi.-^s Dornin's honor. For Wednesday afternoon of next wee3c Miss Lucy Fenessey has asked a number ot" friends informally to meet this same bride elect. Mr. and Sirs. William Volkmann have returned from their honeymoon and are the guests of Mr?. Ilorry Meek at the family estate near Hay ward. The Volk rr.anns are planning to remain at "The Orchards" until fall, when they will probably go to San Francisco to estab lish th<jir permanent home. Before her marriage immediately following Easier Mrs. Volkmann was Miss Gladys Meek, the elder daughter of the late Horry Meek. Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Baker are again at their home in Tonopah. hav ing left "Palm Knoll." the Perkins family residence in Vernon heights, a fortnight or so ago. They spent some days in Reno, where they were the house guests of M. Scheeline, the Ne vada banker, and a relative of the young people. Ray Baker accompanied his brother home, but is planning to spend a part of the early summer at his mining properties in Death valley. ' Cleveland Baker has definitely an nounced that he will be a candidate for the nomination of attorney general of Nevada at the coming election, and many friends in the bay cities are tak ing a deep interest in his political cam paign. For two terms he has served as district attorney for Nye county, where both he and his .wife, who be fore her marriage was Miss Pansy Perkins:, are socially prominent. Tomorrow afternoon Miss Edna Sieg fried will entertain in honor of two of the young matrons of the season, in cluding a number of friends in her in vitation to meet Mrs. Frank Rue, who .was Miss Helen Godfrey, and Mrs. George Painter, wh I was Miss Marie Sr-henck. After an hour over their needlework an informal tea will round out the afternoon. Mrs. C. S. Chamberlain is expecting to open her home in San Pablo avenue early next month, when she will re turn from Los Angeles. Mrs. Chamber lain has spertt the last year on the At lantic coast iLid in the southern part of the state. \ Miss Pussy Creed, the pretty daugh ter of Mrs. William Creed, who will be formally presented to society early in the fall, will be the inspiration for the large reception at which Mrs. Wig ginton Ellis Creed and Miss Jeanette Hooper will preside as hostesses the evening of Saturday. April 20, at the Hooper residence in San Francisco. Several hundred cards have been issued for the occasion, which includes a large number of guests from this side of the bay. '•Sincerity to the Child" will be the subject of the paper prepared by Dr. Frances Green, which will be read to morrow afternoon before the mem bers and guests of the Players' club of Alameda when they are entertained by Mrs. Gustav Gutsch. This paper was to have been presented before the annual meeting of the California Fed eration of Women's Clubs held recently in Santa Barbara, but the illness of Doctor Green prevented her attend ance. The Alameda women have se cured its first reading. TAPS SOUND FOR VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR D. H. Coats Succumbs After Attending Encampment ALAMEDA. April 25. — David H. Coats, a veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, who attended the en campment in Oakland and who was the postmaster at Campbell in Santa Clara county, died suddenly at his home there tliis morning. Coats was feU years of age and was sn enthusiastic member of the Grand Army. He rarely missed an encamp ment. He marched in 'the parade in Oak land Friday with his comrades, and when it was suggested that he ride in a vehicle he ridiculed the suggestion and kept his plage in the ranks from the start to the finish. ALAMEDA MINISTER GOES SOUTH TO MARRY Rev. F. P. Flegal Will Claim Bride in Los Angeles ALAMEDA. April 25. — Rev. Frank Porter Flegal, pastor of the Santa Clara avf-nue Methodist Kpiscopal i church, left this evening for Los An geles, where he will on' Wednesday' take as his bride Miss Edith M. Davis of Somerville, Mass. The Alameda minister and the young woman who is to become his wife met first while attending the University of Boston in 1&05. The wedding ceremony is to be per formed by Rev. J. A. Sterling, who was the pastor of the family of the bride, in Somerville, and who is now a resident in Los Angeles. REMAINS OF DROWNED BOY FOUND IN ESTUARY Lad, While Playing on Raft, Fell Into Water OAKLAND, April 25.— The body of Antone Carmavelli, the 7. year 6ld Fchoolboy who was drowned in the estuary yesterday afternoon near How ard's wharf at the foot of Market street, was recovered this forenoon two blocks down the estuary at the foot of Linden street. The boy ' fell into the watev while playing with other \u25a0 lads on a plank, which they used as a raft. UNITARIAN CLUB PLANS "FUNNY NIGHT" PROGRAM ALAMEDA, April 25.— The Unitarian club will hold a "funny night" pro gram Wednesday night. Among those who will contribute to the entertain ment are Captain W. . G. Leale, Prof. James Dervin, Rowe and Mendes. Rich ard -N. Walsh, Marco, the midget ma £iclan, and B. James llennessv. Arthur T. Hadley, Who Will Deliver Jubilee Address FORTUNE LOST BY HUG, SHE SAYS Disinherited, Woman Declares, Because She Told of Seeing Stolen Embrace OAKLAND, April 25.— Mrs. Minnie Schwarting's version of the amours of her foster father, the late A. Steffanoni, a former prominent local jeweler, who, she says, was exceedingly fond of the servant girls of her home, will prob ably be related in a will contest that Mrs. Schwarting initiated today. She filed opposition to the admission to probate of the will of her foster mother, the late Marietta Steffanoni, the dead jeweler's wife. The estate in contro versy is valued at about §12,000. According to Mrs. Schwarting, short ly after she herself was adopted into the Steffanoni family she caught her foster father embracing a servant girl and told Mrs. Steffanoni. From this time dated her disfavor in the family. Steffanoni denied the story vehemently and succeeded in convincing his wife that their adopted daughter had lied. The daughter was sent. away to school and was never again able to regain the affections of Steffanoni and his wife. Mrs. Steffanoni's will leaves virtually the entire estate to Silvia and Veronica Petar, the former her confidential com panion, for According to .Mrs. Schwarting, Silvia Petar fanned and kept alive the (lame of Mrs. Steffanoni's dislike for her adopted daughter and induced her to make a will neglecting her. At the time of her death, Mrs. Schwarting declares, Mrs. Steffanoni was old, infirm and of weak mind, and was easily influenced by Silvia Petar. WILL OPEN CLUBHOUSE TO ENTERTAIN WOMEN Berkeley Elks Arrange Program for Ladies 1 Night BERKELEY. April 25. — A number of well known singers will appear at the Elks 1 club Wednesday night on the oc casion of the entertainment for the women friends of the members. Among the vocalists who have con sented to sing are: Dr. C. Earle Clement, Miss Jane Morgan, Mrs. A. J. Bradley and Hoy Alichelsen. Coleman Schwartz will render a monologue and G. 11. Langley will manage the moving pictures. The committee in charge consists of: Ileccption committee: TV". It. Wright Scott Whitaker U. JI. Ilale Frank V. BelTcl Dr. rtoydoti Woolser F. G. Coxhead Dr. W. M. Billings Archie Mayes In charge of club A. D. Nelson rooms: Harry 'Cop<: H. A. Sullr P. C. Howe G. TV. Sklllioss ('. E. Grlgshy A. It. Hermann Ben MoCo.v James Todd Elton T. Brown C. K. Towson K. K. Niebaus Ralph Halloran Dr. Irving Hlggins Will 11. Bray Dr. C. L. Abbott U^frosiimt-nts: TV. 1,. Woodward Dauirl Harris George Stoddard F. XV. Confer F. M. .'lcAllister Leo JI. Hampton C. A. Gregory M. H. Shney Floor committee: Itoss 1,. Mikel W. E. Turner Committee of ar- Laurence J. KgnneJy ran?emuuts: Charles J. IMhn F. M. Sohoonovcr I*. C. A. Meek Jo S. Mill* Doctor Wadswortb Dr. C. B. Clement L. E. Schuessler A. J. Woolscy A. S. J. Woods C. H. Abbott MRS. NANCY A. PARKER DIES AT AGE OF 75 BERKELEY, April 25.— Mrs. Nancy A. Parker, for 20 years a resident of California, the last five years of which she spent In Berkeley, died at her residence, 2903 Wheeler street, this morning at the age of 75 years. Piles Quickly Cured at Home Instant Relief, Permanent Cure— Trial Package Mailed Free to AH In Plain Wrapper Many cases of Piles have been cured by a trial package of Pyramid Pile Cure without further treatment. When It proves Its. value to you, order more from your druggist at SO cents a box. Simply fill out free coupon below and mall today. Save yourself from, the surgeon's knife and Its torture, < the doctor and hVs bills. - FREE PACKAGE COUPON PTEAMID DBOO COMPANY, 254 Pyra- mid Bldg., Marshall. Mlcb. Kindly aend me a sample of Pyramid 'Pile Cure, at once b<F mail, FBEB, in plala wrapper. Name .••••«»•**••..... ...1..\.,, M » u « ( ,i.i;. Street ...... .. U ....... M . M ..... .......... City ...State.. TIHE SAN FRANGISQO^CALL V TUESDAY, APRIL 26,- 1910 DRAGON FEATURE OF PROCESSION Chinese Students Will Parade With Monster During Cele» br^tion at University BERKELEY, April 25.— A huge dragon, manipulated by students of the university from China, will be a special feature of jubilee day, May 17, during the celebration of the semi-centennial of the university this year. The dragon will be similar to the one used in the Portola parade in San Francisco and will be 100 feet long. The Japanese students are also to have a unique float in the pageant of the classes which will be held the night of May 17. The Indian students who have a large colony on the campus and the Spanish students are also making arrangements to take part in the pageant which will start at the corner of University and Shattuck avenues and enter the campus by the Sather gateway. The campus celebration will ,be marked by red and green flre and other spectacular displays. As a concluding feature of the celebration there will be a gigantic reunion and • rally in ; the California football field. Jubilee day exercises will begin at 9:30 o'clock with the delivery of .the jubilee address by President Arthur T. Hadley of Yale university. In the aft ernoon a "good iof the university" meeting will rbe held in the GTeek theater. H ''Bfl'*- V*v'* 'wl! V* /^* some other fellow erect a shack alongside — or pos:-ibly a saloon — or sf-1 11 IfgO^yliPj^ fJHIaro expend at least $1,500 upon his house, all the building that IS done if W* : v ;'"^i f"* p^Q'-jt^^^^^^^^t y^^feßlßßte^B^^lM W good street work, complete city improvements, glorious climate,- I K^^^Tt^^B^^^^^B^^^'^jr ' "li^KW|^p^[|^Pr / f lcat anything, in its possibilities, that he had ever seen. "It skins \u25a0 ] &"-*- /'^i>r-f?o,^dr •'\u25a0"' r^l*lO©S , You can get a4O foot lot for by- paying So4 'l )\\!i an<l SIO a \~\ fck "\u25a0-,:\u25a0- '- '-.- — — "Eastlawn" lots will be. sold at an average price of $16 per front ; . H 61 This price includes all street work, sidewalks, sewers, water, :^CtUo^i^i^W%-mJff r BPffiT i^vH#^ lBl Bp Ilr1 lr H^ £fok Rj gas and electric mains. \u0084, ; ' .>- / >! ff^ \u25a0 tfBBBB%, IT\^H BWfl %3 §, JL %Jr r2 P gl \u0084 ; — — -Terms 4o per cent down and: slo a month with interest at 6 per" \u25a0 . . ' ''^^'- f 1 EXCLUSIVE SELLING AGENTS | Wj Seminary Aye. The East 14th* street car. line passes the entrance . 1 A C A i 1;;i 1 ;; D m^ : £ :< j«^ #V II H : « ; -gate. ;5 ce^talca^ .' SUOU OVOBQWBy 5 ÜBKiBUu M Hi •••••\u25a0'\u25a0 '\u25a0'— — It is good/ high larid/beautifullyJdrainey. < > * > . »£. V\ V \u25a0 j^i>t-» v **%**»•-* Ea B .'...:. The S. P. local passes within 2'blocks of the southern boundary PtlOlieS: — UaKland 147, HOITie A 2957 m ffl - : -"S I SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE \TRACT OFFICE W m -—-Further, information at either our San Francisco or bur Oakland < 1202 - 1203 Chronicle Bldg. 14th St. & Seminary Aye., Oak. ||| H] A^ - offices! j v \u25a0 ' : y Phone Kearny 5571 Tract Phone Elmhurst 70 II WELFARE LEAGUE TO BE ORGANIZED Prominent People of County In dorse, the Proposed.. Philan* thropic Project OAKLAND, April 25.— A meeting for the purpose of perfecting the organ ization of the Child's Welfare League of Alameda County will be held in Pythian castle in the apartments of the Oak land club Thursday afternoon. In the course of the session, several prominent league workers will deliver addresses relative to the object • and effect of the institution. Among these will be Mrs. L. Baldwin, president of the juvenile court auxiliary of San Francisco, who will speak on the sub ject, \u25a0 "The Child's Welfare League in the Light of San Francisco Experience." Chief Vollmer of Berkeley will 1 talk on "The Child's Welfare League From the Berkeley Point of View." and JCap tain of Detectives W. J. Petersen of the Oakland police department has been assigned the subject, "The Child's Wel fare League and the Police." The league v committee on organiza tion has received a great many letters of commendation regarding the plan from members of the Oakland club and other prominent citizens. We guarantee 5100 worth of goods for $75. H. Schellhaas, Eleventh street, Oakland. • DAMAGE SOUGHT FROM SHIP OWNERS Supervisors Find That Daunt less and Carmel Rammed Webster Street Bridge OAKLAND, April 25. — Damages for injuries to the county drawbridge across the estuary will be sought of the owners of the river vessels Dauntr less and Carmel for ramming the bridge. Much .of the piling was dam aged, according to Bridge Tender Mc- Cready. The board of supervisors to day resolved to bring suit if damages are not forthcoming from the owners. The supervisors will attend the Fruitvale Eagles' street fair and car nival at its opening next Monday even ing. . A resolution was passed directing that only five days be allowed the H. A. Smith company to. install electro liers along Washington street in front of the county jail. This was done with the avowed intention of making it im possible for the company to do the work, so that the tmlon iron works may be granted a new contract to do* it. Supervisor -Kelley declared that, the H. A. Smith company had had a year already to. complete the installation of the electroliers and that its work should be discouraged on the further ground that the electroliers were made in the east. HURT IK EXPLOSION— Oakland. April 25.— As the result of the explosion of a gas stove in the bakery of the Hotel St. Mark this morn ing. Otto Lucas. .the baker of the hotel, was seriously injured.' - FATHER REFUSES TO ASSIST SON Mother Promises to Refund Money He Obtained by Passing Forged Check OAKLAND, April 25. — To the fact] that he espoused his mother's cause in a divorce suit Clarence Llebrandt owes his father's present disinclination to, assist him materially to obtain proba tion and escape the penitentiary on a forgery charge. Jacob Liebrandt, the father, is willing that, his son should not go to the penitentiary,- although he testified against him in the police court, but he is not willing to refund any part of the $60 that the son obtained by his forgery. ' The young man's mother, on • the other hand, agreed today to' pay back the amount in weekly installments to save her son.' Young Liebrandt came up for sen tence today in Judge Brown's court for forging his father's name to the check. It was shown that he had obtained the money to buy food for his wife, to whom he said that he had borrowed the $60. Judge Brown continued the case until tomorrow for further consideration. WILL GIVE PIANO EZCITAI. — Oakland. April 25.— Eugene Hlanchartl. the pianist, who will give a rpcltal at Ebell hall, 1230 Harrison street Wednesday evening, has arranged a program of unusual merit. Through Edward B. Jordan, manager ef the' Musical exchange, the program has been arranged. . MOTHER VALERIA IS LAID TO REST Many Sorrowing Friends Pay Last Respects to Superior of St. Joseph's Home OAKLAND, April 23. — The funeral of Mother Valeria, superior of the homo for deaf mutes conducted by the Sis ters of St. Joseph, was held at the chapel of the home, Fortieth street and Telegraph avenue, this morning at lo o'clock. Mother Valeria was born In Dubmiue. la., and at an early age entered into her life's work with the Sisters of St. Joseph at St. Louis. Mo. Later slm went to the Academy of Our Lady of Peace at San Diego, where she was su ! perior 11 years. On May 13, 1595. sho i established the home for deaf mutes in this city. The solemn requiem high mass wan celebrated by Rev. Father Scrda. assist ed by Father Long. Rev. Father Culli gan and Rev. Philip O'Ryan. Repre sentatives of all the Catholic orders and institutions around the bay were pres ent, including numbers from San Jose, San Diego and Lo s Angeles. SUES PIANO COMPANY— Oakland. April 25.— For injuries sustained when a piano m forcibly removed from her home. Mr*. Merrhmi K. YValrath today brought suit f>>r ?10.<'tn> damages against the Wiley B. Allen eouipanr • ami A. B. its manager. Mrs. Wai rath *ays thta she suffered for three m'mrli* as the result nt Shorkley's allegi-il »trenm>ns methods of removing the piano, about the pay ment for wbieh a dispute hail arisen.