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The San Francisco Call
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THE example of the Hibernia savings bank in taking a part of
the municipal bonds for building the Geary street railway will
no doubt be followed, when occasion --arises, by other strong
financial institutions in San Francisco. The

banks are custodians of the people's money
and stand in the relation *of trustees for their
depositors, who make up the substantial part
of the citizen body. When the people of the
city as,a municipal organization decide to undertake an important
enterprise and offer a gilt edged security for the money needed in
this relation it is the part of wisdom for the banks to fall in with
the plan and supply the funds as long as they can do so with perfect
safety in the matter of the investment.
"it may be true that the bond market is for the moment inactive,
but there is plenty of money awaiting investment and it is the fact
that the savings banks of San Francisco could without straining
their resources in the slightest degree take the whole issue for the
Gearv street raihvav and make money thereby without risk.
The action of the Hibernia bank has created a good impression
on the public mind. It serves to dispel the idea that had some
acceptance — doubtless without basis v in fact — that the bankers of
this city were secretly hostile to undertakings in the line of municipal
ownership. We have already had occasion in these columns to
refer to this impression as injurious to the banking interests and as
probably unjust. It is well that it should be dispelled by positive
action on the part of the banks, and in such view this great financial
institution has done a public service in more ways than one.
Wise Policy
of the
Hibernia Bank
THE new-treaty between Russia and Japan concerning the Man
churian railways does not materially change the "Status quo
ante, hut at the same time it is a specific and direct. reply to
Secretary Knox and a flat rejection of his
suggestion that these roads should be neutral
ized. By way of mitigation for this diplo
matic reverse it is pointed out in Washington
that the new treaty affirms and continues the
provisions of the convention of July, 1907, between" the same parties,
by which the territorial integrity of China was guaranteed and the
principle of the open door recognized. But in fact; all this is the
merest diplomatic flimflam of very much .the same "description as
the British recognition of Turkish suzerainty in Egypt. These are
tlie empty compliments of diplomacy.
It need not be doubted that Russia and Japan mean to divide
Manchuria. They are practically in possession as much as England
i% in possession of Egypt. The Chinese sovereignty exists merely
in name. Xo other result was at any time likely to come from
American intervention. The single consequence of Mr.. Knox's
interference appears to have been a hastening of-authoritative'defi
nition of the joint control already exercised by Russia and Japan.
It is sufficiently obvious that the^people who control the railroads
will rule the country. ..
As has been said, the new treat}' does not change the status.
It merely states a condition that has virtually existed since the con
clusion qi peace between Russia and Japan. American merchants
and manufacturers will doubtless be permitted to sell goods in
Manchuria, but they will have to. compete with the cheap. labor of
the orient and stand a higher cost of transportation. It may be
that there will be no discrimination in railroad rates against them
and that the Japanese will rely on their natural advantages to hold
the market, but it need not be doubted that if discrimination is
necessary to that end the control of transportation will be used to
effect that purpose. The Japanese and Russians regard ' Manchuria
as theirs by right of- conquest and they mean to hold the-country.
Japan and
Russia in
IT is just as well to regard with some suspicion. the news from
Nicaragua. .Much that comes to us from this source has its
insniration in the purposes of the American promoters of what
has been described as?a "banana revolution."
These people .would rejoice to .embroil the
United States in a quarrel with' the de facto
government of Nicaragua. They have already
succeeded in creating; among the Central
American republics a strong feeling of hostility to this government,
which they "accuse of a purpose either to- annex or dominate these
turbulent and troublesome commonwealths. ,
Allowing for all these considerations, 'it is nevertheless apparent
that things are in a bad way with Nicaragua: The -government' of
Madriz shows signs of resorting to the same policy that when put
in force in Cuba by Spain made intervention by this country impera
tive. It is reported, for example, that recourse has been had to
the reconcentrado methods that made the administration of General
Weyler so obnoxious in Cuba.
We quote from a recent Washington dispatch ':"-•
A repetition of the Weyler reconcentradb^system in Cuba, that
caused widespread criticism just before the opening of^the war with '
Spain, has been inaugurated in Nicaragua by the government authorities,
according to 'advices to the state department. Probably *S,ooo^ people in
the vicinity of Granada are directed to concentrate at, Granada, under
an order issued by: Sebastian Salinas, the political chief and* commandant
of the forces of that department. .. '," ;*
This order* as translated was published in.El Comercio,: a' Managua
newspaper, and transmitted to the state department- here, •» as follows: •
|tl^|Vyithin twenty-four^ hours from the present moment all theY
inh&bitants of the Mombachio ridge shall assemble at Granada, without
distinction of sex or'3ge. r - % •;
. "2. Persons not complying \vith this regulation shall, be_ treated as
revolutionists and, dealt with as such."
This news appears 1 to carry the marks of authenticity, and;
in Nicaragua
coupled as it is'with the reports of ill treatment of American citizens
in prison, can not be disregarded by. « our state department. At the
same time thereHs' nothing in the affair that a wise and forbearing
diplomacy is -not competent to deal with. The situation creates an
opportiunity for Secretary Knox'to retrieve a reputation which recent
international happenings have somewhat damaged. .
IF the chemists/ as seems probable, have succeeded in finding
means to neutralize;. or denature the. fumes from smelting plants
and make -them harmless to vegetation they will have^done
California " a .useful 'service. -Some ;.of ' ; our
largest industries .<* n ' Shasta: ' county, in
Contra Costa and elsewhere. have been placed
in ; jeopardy by the injury done tp plant
life by .' these funies carrying destructive
acids iir gaseous' solution. - » . ; * ' -.'
A big smelter plant may provide employment for anywhere
from 2,000 to 10,000 men at good' wages/ and if it should be \u25a0com
pelled to.shut down* or relegated to the desert that would be &
serious loss to the home market, i^ great smelting plant was designed
for location in South "San Francisco, but s work was stopped after
a largeNum of Vjioney had been invested because of A the objections;
entirely legitimate in the circumstances, of people with homes on
the peninsula. \u25a0 But if these objections can be removed by chemical
science the undertaking might very well 4je resumed to, the great
profit- of \u25a0 this neighborhood, v,; ' \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0"\u25a0 : ;'.' v \u25a0\u25a0 • v
The chemists how in session here give assurances that they can
neutralize the fumes and . even r; convert them ijito a- profitable
by-product. Tlie- manufacturers have hitherto been held back by
considerations- of but if they can be shown the way to
make an even break on the cost of apparatus there need hot beWucli
doubt as to the course they: will pursue.-
Open the
Way for Smelters
THE FOLIbOWII^G TABLE shows the volume oi advertising ;run by the local
merchants irK The Call, Chronicle and Bulletin, during the past twelve months.
; Local display advertising has -been classified under heads, small advertis-
j ?ers are mostly inclucled under' the head of miscellaneous. t ;
THE CALL is FIRST in volume of space run; and has a substantial lead^over the
'Chronicle and Bulletin. * X - - - "
For the Year 1909 The Call Led the Chronicle by 20,533 inches
For the Year 1909 The Call Led the Bulletin by 7,498 Inches .
For the 'period covered by this; table! July Ist, 1909, to June 30th, 1910 :
'\u25a0 ' <T '*' ''"''. • - ; _ \l2- MONTHS) - ; / ' , _ ' /\u25a0 .
The Call Leads the Chronicle by 31,636 Inches
The Call Leads the Bulletin by 25,080 Inches
rArnusements ................. ;.. .......... ;^. .....:....;...: ~^426 8,189 .6,367
Automobiles ;...........:... . . . :v. . . . . . .....-.........;...; ' 12,587 " 14,132: 4,386
/ Auctions :..:..... t.. .^.v..... :.:..:...... v.-...^...v...:. . ' 1^907 9,279 71
;; Banks ;\ .......... ............ ..... .................... ... . . 2,643 2,956 4,250 !
Cloaks and Suits ;. . . . . '. '.V. v:. \u25a0.- ... .v.\ .:.... . . ..;... .... ...... ; 7,924 8,286 ,7,257 j
• Clothing- ......... 1 ......... . \u25a0: . . . . .\ .v. . .....:.:... .*: 1..... 12,806 5,025 16;i78 ; , I
Boots :andi Shoes.. \u25a0.-.-.;.y.". .".is ...*??.... ....... v. . . . . . • • •• • S 4,010 2,451 2,932 • !
>Furniture\;;^. . \. > .. ;•.': ; . &.Ji . . . . .v. V/: : v . vV. ". ; : . . : . •: : :\ . .. . . . .^ i; 18,936 -13^079 : I
Dry Goods;and Department Stores : . 1^.; . : V . . . U . . . . . . .Vv .;: . ' C 40314 26,012 49,307
,Books^Jewel^Crocke^,;Hardware;y^^ .2,357 4^2,955
Medical, Optical,. Drugs :. v \u0084 . . . .\V ; ; . _ .9,332 r 4i781 6,372 ---
Miscellaneous .; v." 14,991 12,321 14,207 !
Pianos and Organs : - 7;311 . 6,517 ; 13,765^ |
. . /. '.y.. : .\. ;.V:.~y.-. r _.\ .>.", ':-.;••. -. \ ' \u25a0•"'9,425 8,579 2,825 " !
.Real Estate,vOil, 8r0ker5.. ..... ....... . \.';..± : * 9,103 .13,524 ; 1
Time Table,' Specials, Schools, Business Directory. V. .....:... 28,461 ,'32,159 4,913
-: - Totals. ..;v.. . . ..:...? . . ...... . . ;v:; v: }^.-. .;;.:. -.'.'.";.. . ; . ; ;[196,858 /; 171,778
The Call Goes Into the Homes of the Best People The Call's Advertisers Get Results
Answers tovQueries
< CAPITALIZATION— How should the beginning
of a letter be onpltallzed? Tliat Is, which is
correct. . "My Dear Friend,", or ".Jly dear
frieud?" • ' •; \u25a0 ; ;.- ; ,-- -> .^
.. "Lockwoo'J's Lessons in English," one
-of standard -authorities, -says:. ,"It
was formerly- the custom: to :begin each
word* of the. : salutation with a capital
; letter, v but this : is -not r now autiiorized
by 4ha best^usage... The;, pla.ee j for _the
saluatron is one of -the points concern
ing whlch'letter't writers may, to some
extent; luse- their .own! taste; But In
writing the salutation .begin with " a
capital the- first word and the .word
which ? stands in place of the person's
nama.' Fjor. example: .'-. Dear;. Friend.
My dearY Frien.l. My 'own precious
Mother. .My dear Uncle ' John." .' .
' TASSrORT— H.^ E. Z.. Burlinpatnc." "What
papers' should an American oltlien have .jrho is
going to trayel nbn>ud? , ; " -_ A. ;
He does not; need- any, but if he feels
that) he" 1 ought to' have- a document of
some, kind- to, establish his -American
citizenship -he can obtain a passport on
application -to ; the i • scecretar y of state,
Washington, D. C. The cost is $1. .
\u0084.-\u25a0' ~~. * *:". * - . \u2666
"MILDEW— A. \u25a0B. R-, Redding, i 'What 'will
prerent mildew from growing on nut and. other
treed?, ;,- \u25a0 ' i-i -'- I".r,'1 ".r,' " "- •'%-. -.."\u25a0.-.\u25a0'.. -f "* \u25a0'
l£ ris said -that the best preventive
against mildew on trees ; is to spray,
them occasionally 'with a decoction of
elder leaves,' which will prevent the
fungus'.frorh forming.^
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""THE CALT^— Subscriber, City. '. When was the
Sjmi Francisco Call installed in its present quar
ters? •\u25a0'• . ':\u25a0:\u25a0-" .-- \u25a0-'-.\u25a0. , \u0084"
Saturday,- December 18, 1897.
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r DAY OF WEEK— W. E. S.". City. On what I
day of the week did January ' 3 fait?
'. Wednesday. ••:"
Soil] Jhrobs, Stiffness, fqt, All Yield
*TN O you desire a visible manif esta-
I, J tion of your soul throbs? Are you
*"T - too fat, or perchance, too thin?
Have, you a. suspicion that you are be
coming "muscle bound" and ;> stiff In
your "joints? - Do you^think you might;
be more sinuously graceful and more
insinuatingly Do you want
to express with all the physical energy
of your being your appreciation of .the
spring, thje. .summer, the seasons gen
erally, things musical from Gounod to
ragtime, the. home comlngof your .true
love.j-youj- % rage with existing condi
tions—-anythingy everything? Or do
you seek for a parlor trick? Do you,
want to.be a pioneer, in -the latest fad?
There can be but one answer to these
varying wants. You must, dance.
"Not" the I common or garden variety
of waltz or twbstep, or even the-ener
getic, hypnotic barn dance. No,- but
tlie real- thing — not of necessity classi
cal, but more comprehensively, esthetic.
Professionals may no longer have a
monopoly of 'the stellar roles of terp
sichorean soloists. .Every one who is
not Incapacitated physically Is going to
have a try at it. It will be/more per
meating than the fad for reducing flesh
and quite as strenuous. Young women
who have not quite forgotten the
"fancy dances" of their school days are
said to be practicing vigorously in pri
vate in order to get in trim _ for" the
new things to be sprung a little later.
San Francisco has done something of
these esthetic gambolings In the dances
of the kirmess and simpler forms were
introduced in "Professor Napoleon,"'
but there is ..some -little deliberation
about going in for it vigorously here.
New York. Boston, Chicago even,
have, their smart sets and other: sets
practicing "one, two, three, tum-ti, turn,
hop, turn, skip, sll-i-i-de, six, seven,
eight, turn again,',' but here we,, are
waiting. Why? Surely not from lack
of ability, for Isadora Duncan and
Maud Allan hail, respectively, from
North Beach and the Mission; and they
could not have -cornered all the city's
grace and inspirational expression. Llt
tleMiss Violet Shawhan, the daughter
of the artist, who has never yet ap
peared professionally,, will follow in
their footsteps, I believe, and there are
several girls well known socially who
can make, the most bored of audiences
sit up and take notice when they-whirl
Into the center of the stage. -
j But soon the glidings, gy ratings,
sklppings, pirouettings, graceful or
; clumsy, pleasing or horrifying, will
begin. Two or three of 'San Fran
cisco's most exclusive dancing teachers
are in the east studying the estheticism
of their art and with the winter season
will commence the real work. There
are going to be a great many awful
results beyond a. doubt, but it is going
to be amusing and every one will have
unbounded confidence in her own grace
and 'skill. ,' \u25a0-\u25a0*\u25a0'
jj&Thbie who . have taken u*p dancing
declare that it is the most diverting
thing^they have done for years. 'There
isrthe delight of dressing more or less
sensibly and comfortabJy-^-you can- not
dance In a thoroughly;. modern pair of
stays, I believe. You can give free
play to- your muscles with the accom
panying rhythm of music. You can
laugh at your own mistakes If you have
a sufficient sense of humor. You can
always be amused at the failure of an
other to do as well as "you do. Your
sluggish circulation and lazy lungs will
bes tirred up in a .way that will make
you feel better, no matter how well you
feel. The exercises will make you^bet
ter. looking every minute, and above all
Gdssip of Railwaymen-
GL.YDE COLBY, general agent of
the Erie, has no bad habits. He
so. informs the members" of the
local ra!lroad*fraternlty, who of course
don-*t him. He rests content,"
however, in the fact that Mrs. Colby
believes him.
A few nights ago, after a lengthy
session at the Family club, he went to
h,is home,- shortly before midnight.
\Vhen he- arose. In the morning ihe
complained to :.hls 'wife about a head
; ache., \u25a0\u25a0 : ' -~ x ..;'"••
!^ Colby was'^thereupon informed that
; he 'must give up* chewing coffee.. .He
S asked why /and Mrs., Colby told^Wm
! that she had- noticed ' that - every t?n\e
he came home late chewing coffee he
Lalways . had a headache - the next day.
'Announcement' was made at the local
I freight offices of the Southern Pacltic
yesterday that-E. W. Clapp, district
Lfreightand passenger agent at Fresno,
: had been promoted to be, chief clerk in
the offices in the Flood building.- J. F.,
Hixson, district freight and passenger
agent at Reno, is transferred to Fresno
and "J./M. Fulton, agent- at- Reno. •is
to be . district freight and
passenger agent.' \u25a0'
j Virtually all of the Important roads
operatingin Indiana are made defend
ants in; charges to be brought by, the
attorney generalatthe direction of the
Indiana fcrailroad commission, in whl^h
violations- of the safety appliance law
are charged. , -
The New York Central - has "begun
suits in court against -'50, -hotel proprle
i JOHN .B.^ MITCHELL, president , of | the i Hotel- \u25a0
,W men's': mntualt benefit "'association, is at the
" PalaceTwltU'Mrs.rMltcUell. ; Mitchell Is assc-".
ciated with the tllollenbeck hotel In Los Aa
\u25a0- geles. -: . " T ; \u25a0 -
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H. H. MILLER of Tonopah. M; B^GroTer r>f New *
\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 v < Yorji and •M. .W. Hotchfcin of Chicago are -
the recent arrtrala at the Manx. -[.'.,:
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ARTHUR: LETTS, proprietor of a department ••
V- store In" Los Angeles, is at the St. Francis with
' \ his'faiuilj'. • :" . :1-X' \u25a0\'-'-;
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CHESTER, MONTGOMERY, a jeweler of Los An- ;
\u25a0f: geles, is at* the. Palace with Mrs.* Jlontgomery.'
G. MeLAiffGHLIN, I. C. Redding and H. C. • Paß-y
-^ ley "from Brooklyn, X. V.; are at the Colonial. \u25a0
•-.--*. ir-t.V'^v, ' -\u25a0•:.- ';»-:..(••-:. • > - \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0.'.-, W.'.r;-."''
L. J. KLEMMER, ; a hardware 4eater of -Willows,
\u25a0f'ia among, the recent arrirals at 'the Argonaut."
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G : N. FARNSWORTH, a real estate operator of
\u25a0 ; -'Colu«a,;is"'at^the Stewart for a few days. \u0084' ,
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JAMES F. PARKS, a mining- man of Ely. is at
' :\u25a0' the \u25a0"Arstonaut vlth Mrs.': Parks. . ' "
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MRS. J. SLATER of, Spokane is at the Boi
." :'mont.' - /--\u25a0 '-;'» V.-'.--"- - :,.= ' - , r .i. -'.•.'.^.' \u25a0'\u25a0
; J.^.V.-. SMITH, a merchant of Reddiny, is at the
[./..•Pile.'- : ;;- \u25a0\u25a0.*:.' '.-^ ;.;\u25a0:•" .'y-'-' \u25a0\u25a0;..:. '\u25a0: - \u25a0.
jui^y ia* iQio
ypu will.be fulfilling the mandates of
fashion. .Looked at from any stand
point you are doing as well as possible.
took up the matter first
as;a pursuit for their setUements and
playground centers. Physical cultur
ists began to realise its value;- physi
cians began to see the use it might be
to them, and finally society has set tir»
stamp of its approval, probably rather
because the stage has made It the rage
than \u25a0-because "of its hygienic properties.
Boston is the "hub" for esthetic
dancing as it has been for things cul
tured, arid a reunion«of one of the lead
ing schools for dancing of the country
—schools being used in the sense of
cult; or method rather than a real
"dancing school"— has been held th«r»
recently. /
It Is said that two things were
strongly in evidence, one the difference
between, the old fashioned idea of
dancing and the present advanced con
ception of the art and the other the
Important part dancing plays in phy
sical development and general well
Doctor Sargent, for many years la
charge of physical instruction at Har
vard, paid a glowing tribute to Gilbert.
the founder of the system whose grad
uates met. who had been head of the
department of esthetic dancing at Htm*
enway gymnasium. Harvard university.
Doctor Sargent spoke of the beauti
ful seriousness with which Gilbert
his art and of the importance
of* dancing as an educational factor
and its uplifting influences.
Dr. Robert "W. Lovett, an eminent
surgeon of Boston, dealt with the. phy
sical value of dancing and aald that
there was a constantly Increasing de
mand for some form of physical ex
pression to bring to perfection unde
veloped muscles or Impaired circula
tion by e^njqj-able methods. i
Of course, in Its fashionable aspect
there are things to be considered. No
one is going in for folk dancing alone
to the exclusion of all other types of
estheticism- There will be classlc» near
classic. Interpretative, emotional and
merely ridiculous. And how will thoy
dress for all of this?
Folk dances are supposed to demand
something approximating a national
dress, so- they seem safest.
But think of the others — isme ona
will be shocked all. the time when per
sonal tastes for dressing and undress
ing are gratified.
The old fashioned ballet girl, whom
no "really nice girl" can exactly copy
save for particularly intimate audi
ences, has a definite lighted, trunked,
more or less brief skirted way of at-
, tiring . herself, so that . you .- know at
once whether you want to crawl under
the seat or not. ' ;
• Not so with the classic and th« like.
They are so fluctuating. It; bare feet
are worn you soon get accustomed. to
them and just fee.l that they are ugly.
but "so. stylish." But these limp, de
\u2666 ceptive draperies — when the. dance be*
. gins. ;
You never know whether to stay per
.manently purple with your eyes glued
to the floor. One moment it is all as de
mure as a surpliced choir, boy seeking
the. prize for good .behavior;, the next —
well, you are sure she is losing some
thing, or has forgotten something.
"Silks, chiffons and even cheesecloth
hangings do fly about so. you get all
of a flutter yourself.
.."•\u25a0 But if you want. to be absolutely up
to date you must learn some sort of
a dance, and then 4t Is left to you how
you will dress the part.
tors and other persons in^ towns near
-New- York who have been speculating
In commutation \u25a0 tickets, selling .
rides at prices' In advance of the rate
paid, yet below the - single
ticket fare as charged by the railways.
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Freight and operating officials of the
Western • Pacific strutted around th«
city yesterday bragging about tbV
Western Pacific fruit train which made
the trip from Sacramento to Salt Lake
City In 35 hours and. 4s minutes, beat-,
ing the Southern Pacific train of the
same class by several hours. The
train left , Sacramento at 11:50 o'clock
on the night of the 13th and reached
Sacramento yesterday afternoon- at
12:45. All of the cars were Iced sev
eral times "during the trip.
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George C Taylor, manager of the '
Pacific division of tlie" American ex
press company, has been appointed vieV
president and general manager, with
ofHce in Chicago.
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Robert W. Baxter ha* been appointed
general superintendent of the Illinois
Central and the Indianapolis Southern,
with "^oiHce >at Chicago, succeedtn*
Charles I* Ewing, resigned.
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,J. J. Geary, general passenger and
freight agent Of the Northwestern Pa
cific, returned yesterday mornlns after
a honeymoon trip through Colorado and
the northwest.
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E. E. Ellis, general agent of the Ore
gon and -Washington t and other Harrl
man lines, with office at Seattle, was in
the city yesterday." '
R. HEWDHIS and E. -V. Miller, representing an
electrical nopplj hou»« of New Ynrt, «• at
the" Turpln. T
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D. W.. JOHNSTON, a real estate operator of Los
Alto*.' Is at th« Stewart, accompanied by Mr*.
Jobnston. '-.'•\u25a0.-' V '_ "'. - - ..;...,*,
J. F. CONDON, an oil operator of Los" Aajfllw,
J is registered at the Stewart. *
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GEORGE C. QZOFTERT. "a broker of Kew Tor*.
: Is staying at the Fairmont. *
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FRANK SHORT ox Fresno Is at the Palace tot
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T. E. JONES and' bla .family *of Seranton. P«.
-are gne3ts at the ' Palace.. « *
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L.'; J. ABRAMS, '.'a merchant of Stockton, U 'at"
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T. . F. CARVEY." a mining man Of Goldfltldt " ii
at the Dale. .. " . '
;W. \u25a0 B. WOODWARD of ; Lo« Anseles Is at ta«
.GEORGE RAWLTNS of Los Angeles' li ,t bs
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D. C. DILLON, a notelmaa of Collai, la tt'ta*'
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