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The San Francisco Call
CHARLES W. HORNICK . . .". .... '.. . . ..;. General Manager
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GOVERNOR GILLETT'S proposition to bond the state for
$5,000,000 in aid of the Panama-Pacific exposition will com
mend itself to the business sense of / the people of California.
The contemplated world's fair is a great deal
more than a merely local enterprise. It is
intended to bring tens of thousands of visitors
to California from all parts of the world. The
exposition will furnish Jhe occasion on. which
Gov. Gillett' s
will depend innumerable visits to the natural wonders and attractions
of the state, and it niust result in a thorough examination of our
industrial, agricultural and horticultural resources by the visitors.
The fair will, in fact*, furnish the kind of advertisement that Cali
fornia needs to bring increase of population and development of its
vast possibilities.
Of course, San Francisco has a selfish interest jn asking the
voters of other parts of the state to assume a third share, or rather
less than a third, of the financial burden, but this city is prepared to
shoulder something more than the other two-thirds. That under
taking seems fair, because, of course, this city expects to be the
chief beneficiary. The rest of the state will not lose any money, and
it is certain that the investment will yield large returns from the
advertisement and resulting influx of population.
The Call believes that there is an increasing spirit of co-opera
tion among -California cities and .communities, based on the under
standing that the growth and prosperity of local markets makes for
the advantage of the whole commonwealth and its' individual
constituents. We are bound up together, and as- one community
advances so shall the others profit. It is a wise policy to foster
nearby markets consuming the products on which the charges for
transportation must be comparatively light. It is far better for the
producers of the great interior valley and of the prosperous region
south of Tehachapi to be able to market their goods within the
confines of the state than to be compelled to ship them across
the mountains at great expense.
The proposition advanced by Governor Gillett, if it should meet
the approval of the voters, will mark an important advance in this
sense of state solidarity and the recognition of the fact. that the
prosperity of one section makes for the good of all. In the way of
promotion of good feeling among all parts of California and" the
spirit of co-operation this vote by itself should mark an important
advance. Outside communities will not find San Francisco back
ward in the work when their turn comes to ask for favors.*.
With a backing of $17,500,000 assured California will be. able
to finance the greatest exposition the world has ever seen, and
Governor Gillett should be given credit for a really statesmanlike
. ;
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SECRETARY- BALLINGER will not 'resign under fire, but he
will resign. The majority of the joint committee of congress
will doubtless "exonerate" him fully, so that he can point with
pride to his ' vindication." So much is all cut
and dried and part" of the program. Ballinger
will then retire and will doubtless be given
as fine an assortment-of certificates of good
moral and political character as the organs can
Is Clearing
invent lor tne occasion. \
All this is part of the comedy of politics now in careful rehearsal
under the stage direction of Senator Fixit Crane, special distributor
of oil for troubled waters. When it is done President Taft will
heave a sigh of relief. He does not like Mr. Ballinger a little bit,
but politeness forbids harsh' measures.- The president does not work
with a big stick, but he usually gets his way.
Uncle joe Cannon is still cocky and still profane. He swears;
he- will die fighting, because he is of the old guard that never
surrenders, but the fiat has gone forth and his political finish is in
sight. Nobody wishes him any ill that he has not earned, but the
\»^ole country demands his political elimination. He could have
been driven from the speaker's chair even in the present congress,
but the thing was not worth while. Now even the "regulars" are
ready to drop him. and many of them, with fear of the polls before
their eyes, are pledging themselves "to their constituents that they
will not support him for Speaker again. Of course, 7 the insurgent
forces in congress must be materially increased in the next congress,
and Mr. Cannon himself has in ho small degree contributed to this
result by the silly campaign which . he made in Kansas.
Aldrich is down and out, Ballinger is on the way with such
consolation as "dignity" may afford, and Uncle Joe will be forcibly
extnided owing to circumstances over which he has no control.
There will be a clearing of the political atmosphere after November.
A CERTAIN Swami Trigunatita, whose ministrations are heard
and seen at the Hindu temple in this city, has prepared an
elaborate article to demonstrate in his own-words that "Hindu
labor is the. cheapest in the. worldl"^ Let his
major premise be admitted without question.
It did not need so many words for proof. The
Hindu laborer is/the cheapest as- well i as the
poorest article in the labor market anywhere.
For the Hindu
We do. not need the writer's testimony, that "these laborers" can. live
here as cheap as $3 a month/ nor shall we dispute; his assertion
that at : American wages they can save . 5,000 rupees in five -'year's^'
All this may be admitted without affecting- the /situation. '
By way; of further inducement the writer holds out"the hope
that "pretty soon we m ay find some of these changing their
turbans, nightshirts, pajamas and slippers to Hats', coats; trousers
and high shoes." Indeed, if they should "emulate' the! elegance of /"a
tailor's fashion-plate we can not see how/that would Vaffect -the
situation stated by the writer, who, characterizes his people^ as "the
cheapest labor' in the world:" '- ;. - :* ; J' ;
The Swami then rambles along-Av ith-a i superfluity .of i words about
"the brotherhood of nations" and the opportunity of missionary
endeavor and the sacred soil of India and, so forth. It is a very"
curious screed, but leaves r us cold. When the writer labors/ to
persuade us that Hindu labor is a good thing for this country he
practically admits the whole case against himself when he" declares
that it is "the cheapest in the world."/ Indeed, it shouldrbe cheap
because of its quality, .but its admission -to this continent would
mean destruction of the American standard of • living; - The Swami
would bring us all down to the $3 a month mark. That would be a
new and unwelcome: sense of the brotherhood of nations."
SUCH testimony as has been given by Richard Ovee of Portland,
Ore., in the damage suits against the local 'fish trust should be
conclusive. If ever there was a case of conspiracy in restraint
Fish Trust
Is on the Run
Mr. Ovee came here with, a patented device calculated to cheapen
the cost of catching' fish and with that intention met the men who
have controlled the local industry and cornered the (market. He
was told by them in so many words that they; did not; want to
cheapen production/ They had cornered the market and controlled
the ; trade. Further they told him plainly that any competitor who
might have the hardihood to fight them would be crushed, and they
described to him the methods of blacklisting and boycotting by which
they had driven out of business one such foolhardy enterprise. —
The trust people made no secret of their methods and purposes
in their conferences with 1 Mr. Ovee. They believed, themselves
altogether secure from attack as- vvell as superior tothe law. They
might have so continued had not The Call, with the assistance of
District Attorney Fickert, undertaken their- exposure. They have by
this time discovered that the law has a long armi and- their money
is not likely to save them from punishment* as; criminals or :from
being mulcted in heavy damages in civil suits brought by men whom
they have oppressed.,/ s .
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FRANK COX. an attorney of. Phoenix, > Ariz.; and ;
..~ one of the best known democratic politicians ,
in:the state, is at the; Palace with Mrs. Cox.
.; Cox was-one, of/ the framers^of the: constitu- \u25a0
>tion of Arizona and will; be a democratic can-
' dldate'for United States,senator.
W. A. ROCKEFELLER, a nephew of the oil
v -.kln».' is at tberalacelwith his tutor. James
vu. Howard of Greenwich, Conn.. Young;Rocke-
feller is bnt 17 yearji ofase and is making »«
"trip through the countryjfor pleasure. " ;
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GEORGE-B." GOODHtTE of Reno. Samuel.Stor-
.row^of. Pasadena and'K. S. Winter of ,Hono-;
. lulu are among* the: recent arrivals at the
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. taken ".apartments at. the* St/ Francis. : KeVille
-is interested in- mlnlnß in Jamestown. '•-'
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KISS MARGARET CASTLE and Miss Stevens of
,V. Honolulu 1 have taken"apartments[ at: the Fair-
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REV>H.-W.', DAVIS" of Palo-'Alto has accepted'
2 a-call to the Baptist' Church in ; Eugene, Ore.
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D.;;S. 'ROSENBATJM, • a banker, of Stockton,- Is
the recent arriTals-at the St.Francis.
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DR«'F ' r D., FAIRCHILD and Mrs. Fairchild of .
Los Angeles are guests at the (Manx. >'
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DR U G.;. A.; CRESSY of Modesto is at the' SUiT-;.
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The Crash
of trade and competition/a conspiracy to raise
prices of food products, it is that disclosed by
«^lr. Ovee's "dealings with the men who have
been the guiding spirits of ' this iniquitous
MRS. W., A. SHEARS/who has returned "from
her trip. to Honolulu,', is. stayini it v the Colon
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DR. ANDMRS..W. F. DRAPER of Boston are
guests at the St. Francis. .: "
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*™£«?L^i^LnZ <>' B «'cia, is
.. r!r!flBterc^:^. the palace- ./- , .
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B. 4T. \u25a0 DYEE, >an oil operator of - Bakersfield,: is
. "laying at* the,Stewart.'•-.'- . \u25a0
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D.,C..'DONNELLAN, a theatrical man of Stbck
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W. H. CHESWORTH,'' a: fruit grower of Fresno
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LEE L.-GRAY, a Tineyardist of Fresno, Is «tay
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L.!n.: GAY, a planter, of Honolulu,, is registr're'd
at the: StewarV V? '•' 0 • \ :;. '
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W. W/" WALLACE from Syracuse/ N.: V") i» at
the Colonial -:"*
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D., MACLEyV'a "mining 'ian 'of -Angels' Camp, Is
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w.' W. RATHAN, a catVleman of Texas" is at
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CAPTAIN I. L'^ BRICE 'of Vthe - navi at the
Stewart.; "' " .' ' ' '
WORTH $2,500
Bostoniah Given Damages
* For Mutilated Statue
- From Rome
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B' ACK in the '40's a rich Bostonian
built avflneMiouse back in- the
Back bay, according to August
Saint Gaudens, the sculptor: He de
cided to adorn the lawn with statuary.
Having heard of the Venus de Milo.^he
wrote to Rome for a copy.
The copy duly arrived. It was mar
ble, but the Boston man no . sooner got
it., than he sued the railroad company
for < $2,500 for mutilation.
' Hewon the suit.V -
The telephone has been substituted
for the telegraph in transmitting ! • all
train orders over the Cleveland divi
sion of the Nickel Plate. From Octo
ber to April 60 to 70 trains a day' were
operated over,this division. - "
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Howard E. Htintington, son of Henry
E.Huntington of. Los Angeles, general
manager of the L.os Angeles electric
railway and other interests for his
father, is spending a few days in this
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W. R. Moran,, chief "clerk, passenger
department of the "Western Pacific re
turned yesterday from J Salt Lake City
where he went in charge of an instruc
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.August 20' lias been set aside as
railroad day! for Denver/and it , is ex
pected": that all the, railroadmen of
Colorado: who can attend will, do so'
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.:The^Baltim6reand< Ohio recently or
dered 10 -new .., Mallet - engines. They
will be: used in freight service on the
mountain divisionsiand with one con
solidation engine will handle 1,750 tons
.The Chicago, Milwaukee' and i St. Paul
is f distributing, an^illustrated: pamphlet
descriptive of the state'of .Washington
Each? county.tis ;taken up ;in a separate
article.^; Considerable space Is devoted
to -Seattle and-.Tacoma;and to farm
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- : H.\ j..' Steeple.) general-agent 'of •" the
Erie at ; Seattle, ; is spending a- part-^of
his vacation in this city. •
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XH. A.' Buck'; : general agent of the- pas-'
sengeridepartment,- and ,E/; H. : Torpey
contractingif reightagent of the* Peniii
sylvania'lines^lef t- yesterday afternoon
for, a business .trip through the" v San
Joaquin'i valley: ''\u25a0'- ; -:-\u25a0-•
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\u25a0William BremeV, city freight, and
passenger'agent-of the-Denver, and Rio
Grande iniiCincinnati, *;has ;been ; pro
moted to itr'avelingi freight and*passen
ger; :agent?of both the; Denver and ' Rio
Grande ;andV the » "Western? Pacific," with
officelin"Cinclnnati.: " , v
Although :Fred:A:'Wann;- trafßc: man
ager; of the; Salt Lake route,; is in: favor'
of icompening|sleepirig Tear, passengers
; to;pay/a\higher;rate>fjfare:than;.those
ywho iride lin i day;; coaches, 1 ? he is does ''\u25a0-.} not
think: there'is;any>likelihood of an im
tiHediate;adoption'-:of: the' proposed plan :
?,Trafflc -arrangements have rbeen'ma^e
jCity.KSouthern? whereby/ theS Santa fFc
rwillsehter. K Joplinr*Mo.*? over UUe] Kansas •
: CityA Southern" tracks, 'connectingf.with'
[comni encej traffic^ as X soon as he *? con- •
structionS company.'-, completes,'- certain
The Insider
Tells how the office of a bank cashier was invaded by a man
1 who chirped and preened- himself like a canary and
•wanted a check to promote amateur theatricals.
Unusual Visitor in
the Marts of Finance
confederate states' bill— and 6rcgg is cashier of the Crocker nationar-bank.
Fads and fancies and arts, as long as they do not affect the milling on the
edge of money or the portraits of our presidents on currency, do not interest
Gregg as' much as a canceled postage stamp of the week before last. He has
been at -the bank for 22 years,: counting money, lending money, handling
money, with, such -scrupulous rcare and precision and skill that during that
time he has risen in the institution to the office of. cashier, and has a ma
hogany desk with a vase of roses on top of it. Gregg may or may not know
that he has the vase of roses on his desk. , '\u25a0
' While Gregg was sitting at "his mahogany desk recently, figuring «p
the crude oil industry, in California and the rates of interest in the year 1924
if the crops continue, good, a small man was wafted in from Market street.
He; fluttered among the. mahogany desks and finally settled lit Gregg's elbow»
as perked.arid preened and fresh as a canary.. 6regg looked up. JThe appa
rition was '.unusual' in the marts of commerce, but the cashier was indulgent.
-;- "Ah,' Mr. Gregg," chirped the canary in melodious . cadence, "Ah, Mr.
Gfegg, you have just returned from Europe, I believe?" *' ? 1* '
/"No," replied Gregg; "never was in Europe, never saw, never heard of
Europe, except when we make out bills of exchange or letters of credit."
"My goodness gracious!" chirped the visitor, preening his purple scarf,
"then you are not interested in the venerable civilization of the old world,
in the old masters?" :// / -
Gregg asserted that what interested him most was interest. "I ihirik the
reason I hold this job i* because I never was in Europe and never took part
in the' older civilization," he stated, most explicitly.
* "My good fettow," exclaimed the visitor, in a canary flutter, "but you are,
Mr. Gregg, I know, interested in amateur theatricals."
"Amateur theatricals {"shouted Gregg. "Good Lord! I never took part
in an amateur theatrical show in my life." ' / '/
"But you are a patron of the arts, of -the .drama! of pageantry, of the
graces and the merry masque/ Now, I am about to organize an amateur
theatrical entertainment, and I would like to have you take the — "
He got no further. A draft from Chicago swept out of an opened safe
and the canarymah was wafted out of the office, out of the atmosphere of
prosaic mahogany. i ' \u25a0'
Gregg was left amazed and silent behind his adding machine.
"What did your talkative friend want?" asked one of Gregg's colleagues.
. "I don't know what he wanted," answered Gregg; "but he needed a
check."/ ;/v :
Gregg has now got a package of salt to put on the next canary bird
that is wafted into the bank. And he wonders who sent the first one.
Mother Present at
Parting of Friend^
Baker was present yesterday when her son, Ray, said goodby to Mrs. Mar
garet* ETrhersonMcKim on the deck of the liner Tenyo Maru.~ Mrs. McKim
and -her traveling companion, the baroness de Chauboulon. sailed away to
gether, and as the steamer pulled out into the stream Ray Baker and his
mother stood at the end of pier 34, Ray waving his straw hat and Mrs. Baker
watching Ray.
Before the steamer sailed Mrs. McKim said that she was going away for
a rest. She laughed at the idea of regarding Ray Baker as a serious matri
monial prospect. The idea of matrimony at all seemed to amuse the pretty
lady, who said she was tired to death, but didn't look it.
"I will be 'back in October." she said, "and until then 1 4 want the news
papers to forget me. I am going to try to forget them. I need a rest, and I am
going to have it. I am going to have breakfast in bed every day until we
reach Yokbjiama. I'm not going to get married. I'm not going to write a
book or 'do anything of any interest to anybody. I'm just a tired girl going
away to get a long rest."
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RODERICK MACLEAY, polo player, popular bachelor and brother of
Mrs. Joseph D. Grant, who distinguished himself by winning a prize for
his Scotch kilts at the Mardi Gras last year, is adding further luster to
his name by a daring venture has has just embarked upon. Maclcay has
gone to' sea in a motor boat. Two intrepid friends accompany him. There
were once three men who went to sea in a tvb — but. the parallel is too painful
to pursue further. Theirs was an untoward fate.
The Macleay party left Portland last .week and are now motoring up the
Japan current to Victoria, with Alaska their final .destination. From Victoria
reassuring bulletins will be sent to friends, "who are rather anxfously awaiting
news. . ; • '\u25a0 •• - - -\u25a0-'\u25a0-. - ' .•-\u25a0• •
The craft, however, is not one of the frivolous little things that puff
busily about Sausalito and Belvedere. It is an oceangoing boat and well
accommodate ten people. On the present voyage are a chauffeur, or whatever
the driver of a motor boat is called, and several servants, besides the host and
his guests, a phonograph and provisions for a month's cruise.
While in England last summer Macleay motored up the Thames and
became an enthusiast. On his return a short time ago he purchased a boat in
New York and had it shipped to Portland, where he lives when he is not at
Burlingame. In the last few weeks he has tried it out on a number of trips
down the Columbia, venturing several times across the bar. The success oi
these trials inspired him to attempt the Alaska tgp.
The party plan to reach Sitka and complete the first motor voyage on
the Pacific by September 1, when they will receive an ovation .from the
citizens, who are prepared to welcome them as heroes.-
But Victoria is yet to be heard from.
Mrs. Julian Sonntag
and her daughter. Miss
Tla Sonntag, returned to
town yesterday. Instead
of staying the month at
Castle Crag, as they had
intended earlier in the
season. - They are again
at their home in Scott
street, and may go south
during/ the next fort-
Mrs. Peter Martin en
tertained several friends
at an informal luncheon
party given yesterday
at the Palace, and an
other hostess of the day
. was Miss Mollie Dutton.
who had 10 or 12 guests
\at a table effectively
Mr. and Mrs. Edward
B. Young have returnea
to town after an outing
on the Russian river,
| where they were enter
tained by friends, and
are again at their home
in Vallejo street.
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Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S.
Tubbs ..will remain at
Del Monte for several
probably after
-the golf tournament.
1 Other visitors from town
who will stay after the
season of outdoor sports
has ceased to be "the at^
\traction_ are Mr. 'and
Mrs. George Lent with
Mrs. B/ L. Welch and
Miss Maria Russell. '
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/Miss \u25a0 Alaye Colburn.
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mer with her parents in
San Rafael, will- return
'to" town September land
will spend the winter at
the Bellevue. .Miss Col
burn" will give a' series
of luncheons" : at - the
Francesca club Tdurinsr
\u25a0- the '• \u25a0 season,- at . one ,. of
/which /the debutantes
will; be entertained.
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t. Miss Ethel Dean is the
guest of her sister, Mrs.
" .\Val te r Ma gee, a t he r
ranch in Nevada, where
.a. number/ of / •their
friends have been enter-
S tained in 'the last month.
Miss \u25a0 Dean will / v . visit
Lake ,'Tahbe /before/re
turning -in September ito
' \u25a0 spend i the^ month wiVu
'; her -grandmother, Mrs.
j>fapeon ' Wenbaa/
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'The dance last even-
Ing at the Army ana
Navy club sustained the
reputation "; of the club
for hospitality and gay-,
eta*/ The occasion was
one of the most delight
ful - since the club has
moved into the attrac
tive quarters down town.
There was a large at
tendance from the vari
ous posts around the
bay, and a representa
tion of society people
who: are in town at
this time. "Among the
army people who 'were
conspicuous guests were:
Colonel and Mrs. N. P.
Phister " .
Colonel R. Stevens oSfsSSS
Colonel and Mrs. George
Pippy '
Captain and Mrs. Thomas
Quincey Ashburne
Captain and -Mrs. A. L.
'B. Davies .
Commander and Mrs. F.
f E. McCullough
.Colonel and Mrs. J. C. WY
Brooks -.
Captain G. C. Mullen
Captain and Mrs. 'Louis
Chappelear *
Major and Mrs. Freder
: ick Day \u25a0
Captain and Mrs. "Wil
liam Elliott
Captain >H. K. Casey
Colonel D. A. Smith .
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Mr. and 'Mrs. * Rich
ard /H. Sprague have
been -entertaining : most,
informally at a series oi
house parties given dur
ing the ". last few weeks
at 'their, country home
at Menlo Park. 'Their
daughter, Miss Isabelle
Spragtie, has had some of
her young friends as vis
itors during the month,
.but the reunions have
been '; mostly .for .the
older, friends of the fam
ily:.^ .i ./ - ;• .- \u25a0 \ .
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"Miss '. Luriine Matsqn
has v been -entertaining
at I a series of luncheon
and '.Ctheater : .; parties ':!•
compliment to her friend.
Mi 8 s ; W 1 1 h elmlna Te nney,
of -'Honolulu,*; who! !\u25a0
staying/at thejFairmont.
.There /will be an -elab- -
orate;• 1 u ncheon . party at
the Matsqn home in
Jackson -street one aft
"ernoon'\next: week / for ,
the : young l.vi"sitor,^and a ".
scored ' of igirls^'have :been v
bidden for, the occasion.-
Miss',Tenney,is' traveling .
.with - her parents ; Tand
\u25a0 will v.' probably /"remain
. here -' for ' several weeks j
longer; < ; ' ; >
\/\/ as much use for the furbelows of the
; ? Y- ;Y dilettante as he has tor a counterfeit
Perhaps as an evidence of the purely platomc
nature of his friendship and perhaps to make
sure that he stayed at home, Mrs. George W.

Teddy Eyre was host
at one of Uia/most de
lightful parties of re
cent days given at the
home of Colonel and
Mrs. Edward L. Eyre.
The guests were enthus
iastic over the party and
every one had a thor
oughly enjoyable time
at the hospitable home.
The occasion, will be
remembered by the
younger contingent as
one of the most'enjoy
able events of the sea
son out of school.
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Miss Agnes Tillmann
has Invited several of
the younger girls for a
house party to be given
this weekend at Aptos.
the country home of the
Frederick . Tillmanns.
Among, those who are
going from town is Miss
Elva de Pue. Miss Tlll
raann has given several
parties during the sum
mer, and all of them
were ., delightful occa
sions for her your/r
friends. , r ""*
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Miss Ruth Winslow
was the honored guest
at a luncheon given in
Santa Barbara a few
days ago by Mrs. Kaime.
who. entertained eight
girls of the" younger set.
Miss ..Winslow, who has
spent the. summer in
Santa Barbara with her
mother, will, leave for
... New York on September
12/ to continue h«r
.studies at Vassar. She
will .sp>nd a few days
in San- Francisco before
her departure.
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Princess Day id Ka
wananakoa . returned
•yesterday from Honolu
lu, where she has spent
the -last six we«rks x\%-
Iting, relatives. i n her
absence Princess Da
vid'a children have been
with their governess at
the family residence in
\u25a0 t Presidio terrace.
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- Miss Edith Jletcalfe
was hostess/ at a .'tea
yesterday. r after
noon at the -<pala«.*e.
when less. than, a doz<»\
girls met»for kn Infoyf
mai; reunion/. The tatHe
were, tiger
lilies Intertwined with
.ferns; \u25a0 .- -

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