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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
ST. MARY'S COLLEGE
FACULTY CHANGED
Personnel of Teaching Staff Is
Announced for the Collegers
Fall Semester
t
OAKLAND. Aug. 22. — The fall semes
ter will open at St. Mary's college Mon- j
day. September G. Brother Xcnophon j
Cyril, brother visitor of the Christian |.
brothers on the Pacific coast, has made \
a number of important changes at the j
Oakland college, both In the admin- i
istration department and the teaching j
staff. The most notable of these is the |
ap&oir.tmcnt or brother Florinus as j
prrelijpnt of the institution to replace j
Brother Vellesian. who now assumes
charge of the preparatory department
!<>eated in Berkeley and known as St.
.U-scph's academy.
Krothcr Fabrician. well known in
iliis country and in Europe by reason
<>f his work in experimental psychol
v.l;.-. remains dean of the department of
Irtters. He is expected soon to return .
from St. Louis, where lie has been lee
; ;r:n;r on psychology and philosophy
.luring the summer months.
XEtV rnCFECT APPOINTED
A notable change in the administra
tion department is the appointment of
Krothor I^ewis to the office of prefect,
the position held by Brother Joseph
!'<>r three years. Brother Lewis was
for five years president of Sacred
Heart college. San Francisco. At the
• •pining of the fall semester Brother
Joseph will assume the duties of as
sistant prefect.
Brother Ulbertian, for many years at
the head of the commercial department
• •?" Mary's, has b^en transferred to
s.ieramento. In his place comes
Krother Vantasian. last year at the
head of the Christian Brothers' busi
ness college in Walla Walla, Wash
ington.
Following is the administration and
faculty list for the year:
BrmbT Florimis. pn-sidpnt: Brother Fibririan.
Cr*t vii^*> pr»sirtp :it : P.nnbor V. I^o. *rcon<l tic*"
:-i-pi,id<>nt; Brother Mk-hnel. trffamror: Brother
7.*'i>onisr.. .-p<"-ptnry sn-1 repistrar: Brother
l.< wis. pr^ff'-t trf discipline: Brother Asrjion, pro
lo-nr of tnstb»>tnati<-fi and *ci«»nc«»: Bmtb^r F*b
i ,<ian. <iesn ft tbt- department of arts and let-
IT* ;m<l professor nf philosophy and psychology :
!\u25a0•:\u25a0. :Ucr V. \jck. <l«>an at thp dppartta«>nt of enei
iwwing »n<! aetioclaie prnfes^cr of mpth^matl<^»
::i«! asFarinc: Brother Z. L«*o. professor of Enc- I
V.*it literature; Brother Stephen, professor of j
\u25a0iioiprri latißusces: Brother Joseph, arcistant pre- (
f««"t »nd pr<->f>ss'*r of reHzioa: Brother Alfred.
;.:-,sfrs*r>r of phrsicsl science; Brother Vantasisn.
.;• .-in <if ihe d^parttaent of oommeriN* and profe*
v-ir ••{ eommeiN lal taw; T.rorher Zenonian. ln
rtrortor in M-ienre: Brother Cornelius, librarian
.ii.l injtrwtor in religion: Brother Hyacinth, in
-Jrao.or iii shorthand atwl typpwritinp: Brother
Vincent, instructor in Enplish: Brother James.
Instructor in liistury: Brother Viator, instructor
i-i scsdern:'" Ha>->es: Brother Vliinian. procura
tor: Bro:Jier F'-lsn. superintendent: Brother Wal
}>\u25a0•«. curator: John U. Ponoran. C. E.. M. E..
|.rofe»*ar of eaclneerir.K: William J. Fitzgerald,
t". E.. instruftor in engineering: John B. Quln
lr>n. A. M.. nrofess4^r of histcry and assistant
!>rofrssor of Enßlibh literature; Anthony Adalld.
A. M.. «*«<ioiate professor of lancuaxes; Wil
!)»ie Thille. A. 8... jnstrncror in languages;
Thomas Pbi-lan. A. 8.. instructor In academic de
r-artment: Andrew I'uthoit. A. 8.. Instructor in
Ihu^usccs: Frederfck Schorcht. professor of mu
sic: Ker. J. J. Oranwell, chaplain.
i'KKPARATORV DEPARTMENT
Th* preparatory departrpent of St.
Mary's? college, known as St. Joseph's
v.< ademy, Berkeley:
Brother Veilpslan. directcr «nd inspector:
I'.rother Kidelii?, «iub director and first class;
Brother Vims, prefect of discipline; Brother
W i'liatn. economy: Brother Hilary, enrator;
Brother Baptist. inspector: Brother Austin.
clcks: Brother B. Joseph. reKintrar and class:
I'.rcther Victorinus. class: Brother Matthew,
Has*; Timothy O'Brien, class: Charles DeTine,
<-;ass: i'redorlck Scborcht. mnslc; Kct. P. D.
Kearus, chaplain.
BIDS FOR NEW ALAMEDA
SCHOOL TO BE OPENED
Haight Building Will Stand on
Old Site
ALAMEDA. Aug. 22.— Bids for the
ennstrurtion of the proposed Haight
school building for which the board of
education is authorized to expend 592.
fiPO will be oprned at a meeting of the
si hool directors to be held .tomorrow
night.
Thf» plans adopted for the building
provide for a structure of 20 class
rooms, each room to be 24 by 32 feet.
The building Is to stand on the site
of the old Haight school in Santa
Clara avenue, between Chestnut and
Walnut streets. * • •'.
Architects' designs for the proposed
Washington school will also be re
< oived and opened by the school di
rectors at their meeting tomorrow
right. The specifications call for plans
for a structure to contain 12 class
rooms. fThe board of education is au
thorized to expend $60,000 on the Wash
ington school. The building Is to be
located on the lot at the southeast
corner of Santa Clara avenue and
Eighth street.
FORMER CORONER JOINS
MATRIMONIAL RANKS
Dr. R. D. Baldwin Gives Friends
Surprise by Marrying
OAKLAND. Aug. 22.— Dr. Robert O.
Baldwin,, former coroner of Alameda
county and for many years one of its
most prominent physicians, surprised
his friends by marrying last Saturday
night. He took for his bride Mrs.
Josephine M. Duff, a widow of Denver.
Only a few of the most intimate
\u25a0friends of the couple were present at
the wedding, which was solemnized by
Rev. Edward F. Gee at his home,
Eighth and Grove streets.
The marriage license was obtained
«ftpr the regular closing hours of the
county clerk's office. Doctor Baldwin
and his bride left for the east on their
honeymoon.
SALT WATER INTAKE
FOR CITY COMPLETED
Improvement Made for Muni
cipal Electric Power Plant
ALAMEDA. Aug. 22.— The salt water
intake for the municipal electric ligh<
and power plant at the south end of
Park street is about completed. The
improvement will cost the city $6,992.
T^e large main of the intake extends
out to the channel off the south side,
a distance of more than 1,000 feet. At
the channel end of the pipe line a pump
1 that is to be operated by an electric
motor hats been placed.
Marriage Licenses |
OAKLAND, Aug. 22.— The following marriage
licenses were issued today:
Kvwtt \V. Atbott. 22. and Caroline E. Dan-
irK 22. both of Oakland.
Kol.ert O. Baldwin. 45. and Josephine M. Doff,
o'J. i>otli of Oakland.
Artbur W. Gay, 32. Oakland, and Margaret F.
c;illick, 24, Berkeley.
Sven R- Jensen, 2S, and Emily Nones, 24,
both -of Oakland.
Percy 11. Joccs, 21. and Anna M. Cakcbread,
Js. both of Brenrwo<xl.
Gustare P. TVoiuert. 41. «nd Carrie E. Mac-
JV'iialfi. a.">. both or Sacramento. \u0084 -
Ernest Bethel, 'M, and Am j Hay, "32. both ef
San Francisco. '\u25a0-" \u25a0 .-•
William Maffatt, 48, and EsU Kennedy, -tS,
both of Oekland.
O. H. Hardgrove, 28, 'and Iva M. Jones, 20,
toorh of Oakland.
Joseph .S. oilvera. 23, and Con6tlna Fernandez,
17. boih of tt.-jkhind.
Frederick W. Xruscott. 27. K&a FrtseiKO, and
Mrrtfe F. Weldcn, 24, Oakland. l
MONEY NEEDED TO COMPLETE
. . NEW HOME FOR INCURABLES
Women workers for fund leaving entrance of King's Daughters' home for incurables in Oakland.
KING'S DAUGHTERS
APPEAL FOR AID
Must Raise Remainder of a Fund
of $100,000 to Finish
Building
OAKLAND. Aug. " 22. — Th« King's
Daughters of California: are making
a final appeal for" a building: fund of
$100,000 with which .to , erect and
equip the proposed new home for in
curables at 3900 Broadway. The re
cent campaign in behalf of the fund
resulted in $55,000 in cash and pledges
being raised, which' leaves a balance
of $42,000 that must be added to the
fund in order to establish the home.
The new building is an absolute
necessity if the unfortunate incurables
are to be properly cared for, as % the
present home is entirely inadequate.
Regular hospitals -will not take in
curable?. The King's Daughters is the
only organization that has attempted
to do this necessary and humane work,
which has been carried on entirely
through the charity of the organiza
tion and friends.
As a final appeal in this particular
effort, a campaign has been inaug
urated under the direction of Mrs.
Matilda Brown, president of the or
ganization, to raise the balance —
$42,000. Every home in Oakland,
Berkeley and Alameda is asked to
contribute at least one dollar.
Coin envelopes are being distributed
from house to house by specially ap
pointed workers, who may be iden
tified by a 4a 4 badge they wear, with
"King's Daughters" printed upon it.
Every family is a«ked to donate what
it can, Inclosing the amount of the
gift- in the envelope, which will be
called for Thureday, August 25, be
tween the hours of 5 and 8 p. m. .
WOMAN CATCHES
BURGLARS IN HOME
Intruders Drop Jewelry and Sil
verware to Make Escape
When She Appears
SAN LEANDRO, Aug.. 22.— Returning
home yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock
from a visit with friends.-in Oakland,
Mrs. J. E. Deaudryof the r ßroadmoor
tract found two men ,In her dining
room, preparing to carry off with* them
all the silverware and jewelry' in -the
house. As they heard her coming into
the house, the intruders^ dropped their
bundles of valuables and-fled through
the back door. • .' \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0. -• •
Before Mrs. Deaudry. could . summon
assistance, , the .men . disappeared
through the shrubbery.of-the tracfand
were later - seen - going toward - -the
Southern Pacific track's. Upon investi
gation, Mrs. Deaudry found that nqth
ing had- been taken, though thehouse
had been thoroughly ransacked. .
This was the second, attempt made
by the men in the district. \u25a0 •-\u25a0
A set of silver -spoons and.' $5.- in
money was stolen, from the residence
of B. Jones In the Broadmoor tract on
Saturday evening,, during the. absence
of the family. The place was ransacked
from top to bottom, but th^e. men were
evidently frightened. away. before they
completed their search. In-each, case,
entrance was. gained by forcing open
a door with a- jimmy. \u25a0 -
BENEFIT TO BE HELD W:
FOR ST. JOSEPH'S HOME
Ball Will Be Given at College
Gymnasium
OAKLAND, Aug. 22.— A r ball. and en
tertainment for the benefit' of St.'Jo
seph's home for the deaf will; be held
Wednesday evening. at St. Mary's col
lege gymnasium. The home Is at
Fortieth street and Telegraph avenue.
The institution .Is under thp. care of
the Sisters of St. Joseph and is, de
voted to the education' of deaf mute
children. A program of music and
literary numbers will precede the ball.
The committee In charge' is- composed
of F. M. . Cerinl. M. M. Roach, Hugh
Leonard, James P. Gallagher. George
Carter, M. J. Howard, J. J. Rlghey. and
Eugene Daly. • . .-.„;•- . :
HELD TOR XTTRDER— Alptaonse' Merle wa« held
for trial before tbe superior court- jesterday
on two charge* of murder. - for tilling
Petit and' Lucien S&hl iv & *tlooa *t 600
' Keuaj *teeet, i.ugu«t a:
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL; TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1910.
UNIVERSITY OUSTS
STUDENT "SHARPS"
Three Undergraduates Suspend=
ed for a Year and One Given
Warning for Cheating
BERKELEY, Aug. 22. — Drastic ac
tion has been taken by the. under
graduate student affairs committee
of the university as a result of a rigid
investigation of cheating during the
final examinations last April, and three
students have been suspended for a
year commencing May 18, 1910. One
student was warned that another re
port of cheating would result in his
dismissal. •
The mining association of the uni
versity, which last year adopted a
strict code of ethics in' regard to
"cribbing" in the annual- test, re
ported the cheating of three of the
students. They were discovered using
outside help in the tests in mining 6
and physics 5, two of the hardest
courses. Summary action on the part
of the student affairs committee fol
lowed.
The warned student was found
cheating in , mathematics B. In all
cases the offending students , were
haled before the committee and asked
to give an account of their actions!
The report of the committee recom
mended the suspension . of a year in
three cases and the warning of the
student in the fourth.
The members of the student affairs
committee are pledged to keep secret
the details of the cases of cheating,
and no names will be given out to the
public unless the case is so flagrant
as to warrant it.
George A. Haines, president of the
student- body, is ex-officio chairman
of the committee,. and other members
are: D. , T. Babcock, A. C. Pender
gast, W. E. de, Berry, and A. J. Evers.
WIFE GETS TIRED
OF SUICIDE JOKE
Testifies Husband Made Repeat*
ed Bluffs That- He Was
Endihg His Life
" OAKLAND, Aug.. 22.— Tired of having
her husband. Howard N. Wilson, make
almost weekly threats and attempts
to commit suicide, airs. Mabel N. Wil
son sued him for. divorce. ' She 1 got a
final decree of divorce' t6day. - Wilson
used to* jump ' into. Lake Merritt oc
casionally, -.when he wanted to commit
"suicide/I.. Sometimes he used, to hack
at his w^rists with manicure scissors.
Sofnetirhes-.he took lysol, while at other
times he preferred chloroform, and sev
eral times he .'placed* a sharp knife
against his breast. . - J .
Mrs. 'Wilson was very- much fright
ened: at hisjfirst attempts; and she de
clared that '.Wilson's idea In attempt
ing to end' his .life ' was-chiefly ;to scare
her. . 'She got over, her fright after he
had done, it several times,;,but Jiis per
formances used vto: disgust 'and: humili
ate her very muchi.she testified.'
... Minette i,S, .Eckardt,, who .was mar
ried in . Dawson in J9olt brought ..suit
for; divorce, today against Orris R.
.Eckardt on., the ground that he ..has
failed to.; provide 'for her for $ the .last
•three, years. '\u25a0-';'\u25a0•' • -' : \u25a0 • '.
''The 'following new, suits ;for divorce
were - begurr ,toda"y:
--Stellar against Stephen ' H. Clark,
failure to provide.
Laura against Harris jW. Bean, ha
bitual *intemperancel .
The following were granted decrees
of divorce: Augusta J. A. Nelson against
C. _.W. I Nelson, final, desertion ; Dagmar
Kruse' against' Louis Al-Kruse, failure
toprovlde. :'; ' -. T : '.'\ ', '\u25a0 \u25a0
DOW COMPANY INSTALLS
Wi FIRE FIGHTING PLANT
System Is to Protect Big Manu
f ; -facturfng Works -
. . AL.AMEDA,- Aug. 22.— The George E.
Dow pumping engine company is in
stalling a fire fighting plant to protect
its big "manufacturing:. works at the
corner- of Clement: avenue -and : Oak
street.. .The system is to 'be connected
•with" a .punip- capable of s throwing 1,000
gallons a rmlnute. The! water , is ;tb : b©
taken- from the estuary. Power. to op
erate the i pump :will v.bej available • all
the time. .The Dow manufacturing: con"-;
cern Is the 1 largest In; this city/»J94 em
ploys : hundreds. . of ; mechanics. ; ....
"BABY FARMS" ARE
CAUSE OF PROTEST
President of State Society Asks
City Council to Protect
Foundlings
OAKLAND, Aug. 22. — Legislation
holding the owners of "baby farms"
and maternity homes rigidly respoiisi
ble to sonic authority is recommended
to the city council in a letter from Ed
win "H. Xewhall, president of the Cali
fornia Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Children.
In the communication Newhall in
forms the council that officers of the
society have at different times investi
gated the foundling homes in the vi
cinity of Oakland. Regarding these
places he reports:
"The conditibns under which some of
the little ones have been found have
been far from ideal, although the man
agers kept themselves sufficiently with
in the law to avoid arrest for actual
cruelty. Tn some of these places there
were found too many children for one
person to attend properly. In others
the housing, was improper and the san
itation not of the best.' One place now
exists where a private maternity estab
lishment and rooms where children are
boarded are conducted under one roof.
This is bad from a moral standpoint at
least and the low fees charged for ma
ternity cases and children's • board
leaves the place open to question if not
to criticism. All to whom the lives of
women and children are entrusted
should be" responsible to some one,
either a board of directors or public
officials."
As. an immediate remedy Xewhall
recommends that the state law enacted
several years ago to regulate maternity
establishments and places where chil
dren are. kept to board be enforced.
He condemns the practice alleged to
prevail in some homes of selling chil
dren to the 'highest bidder. This is
done, he reports, "under the pretense
that the managers wish simply to reim
burse themselves for the expense in
curred by the mothers, whom they have
attended."
SOPHOMORES ISSUE
WARNING TO ENTRANTS
Failure to Obey Mandates Will
Result in Ducking
BERKELEY. Aug\ 22.— The annual
defi of ttie University of California
sophomores was hurled at the freshmen
this morning,. in the shape of posters
which decorated the buildingrs, posts
and trees of the campus. Harsh treat
ment, including- "ducking"' in chemistry
pond, according to the bulletin, will
be meted out to the offending freshmen
of 1914 who- disregard the mandates
of 1913.
Patrick McDonald
dies in berkeley
BKRKELEV, Ausr. 22.— Patrick Mc-
Donald, a weal thy! Montana, miner who
had made, his home inthis city for the
last year, died this morning at the age
of 60 years at the home of his nephew,
William McDonald. Another nephew,
John McDonald,, also survives. The
funeral will be held tomorrow morn-
Ing . from St; Columba's church, Oak
land,, and . interment * will .be in St.
Mary's cemetery.
| Army and Navy Orders |
[Special Dispalch to The Call] • V !
WASHINGTON, Aug., 22.— Army or
ders have been issued as follows:
| Captain Edwin Bell,; Eighth infanti'y,
will assume charge of \u25a0 construction
work at Presidio, Monterey, relieving
Captain .Arthur Cranston, Eighth in
fantry.
First Lieutenant Edmund .12 .Daley,
engineers, is, relieved from duty at the
engineer school, Washington, "D. . C.V
and will proceed to Vancouver, barracks
! and -report to the? commanding officer
for duty. ' v . .-...,
Nat'y orders: Lieutenant Commander
C. C. Fewel. when" discharged from the
naval hospital at. Puget sound, .will be
granted sick leavcfof two months. v
Assistant Surgeon A. H. Dodge, when
discharged; from : the naval hospital,
Mare S Island, - will •be granted \a ' sick
leave of .three months. ' : /
Passed ' Paymastear W. J.
Hite ; has beem detached from duty as
paymaster at the Tnavai; station, Cavite.
1 Na.val Constructor E. F. Eggert has
been detached | from : the'-- navy, yard,
: Boston,' to navar station,', Cavite.
Naval | Constructor f-L.v S. " ; Adams has
been detached from duty at; the naval
station." Cavite, to the-, bureau of cori
struction and repair, navy department,
.Washington, D.. C.:.' - .•
Assistant Civil Engineer R. M. War- 1
field; when discharged : fr6m . the naval
hospital,: Mare island. wiU"' fc# granted
sick leave for one month.
CALIFORNIA ARTIST
WILL RETURN HOME
Mrs. Anne Brigman Plans to
Reopen Her Residence
in Oakland
OAKLAND, Aug. 22.— Mrs. Anne Brig
man, who has been on • the Atlantic
coast since early spi-ing, expects to re
turn to California in October, when she
will reopen her home in Thirty-second
street. Mrs. Brigman, during the last
few months, has spent most of her time
in New York. During the midsummer
she was entertained on the Maine coast,
accomplishing some unusually strong
work in photography. She has returned
to New York to finish lens studies which
are said to be among her best work.
This gifted woman has achieved honors
in the gaUeries of the old world as well
as recognition' in the eastern art cen
ters for the unique pictures which she
produces with the camera as the me
dium. Mrs. Brigman has been exten
sively feted during her visit to the At
lantic coast. She will, be welcomed to
California by a. wide circle of friends,
who are following her career with in
terest.
Mrs. William A. Cooper, with her
daughters, Miss Jane Lawrence Cooper
and Miss Bessie Cooper, will probably
return to her Alameda home in October
after an absence of a year spent on the
continent. While in Paris Miss Jane
Cooper announced her betrothal to
Frederick C. Wells, her guests. on that
occasion being a small party of Ala
meda girls who were traveling abroad.
While the plans for the marriage have
not been told, the wedding will prob
ably follow soon after the return of
the bride elect from her foreign journey.
A marriage which is announced for
the early November and which is of
deep interest to a wide circle of friends
on tills side of the bay is that of Lieut
enant William Henry Shea and Miss
Lalla Wenzelbursrer. The bride eleci
has been popular with the smart set of
Oakland, and has taken a prominent
part in many of the exclusive affairs.
She will be the motif for considerable
entertaining on the part of her friends
here before the wedding of the early
winter, which will take place in San
Francisco.
•' • .
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Burnham have been
enjoying a part of the month of August
at Lake Tahoe. where so many Oak
landers found their summer's pleasure
this season. Mrs. Burnham has com
pletely recovered from her illness of the
earlier year.
* *
After a sojourn in the Sierras, Miss
lima Chase has returned to town.
Mr. and Mrs. Jose Mariano Sal«zar
are occupying a home jn San Francisco,
of which they took possession imme
diately following the return from their
wedding journey. Mrs. Salazar was
formerly Miss Alice Nelson, the pretty
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Nelson,
a pioneer family of Oakland.
Miss Daisy Seulberger has returned
to her home in East Oakland after a
sojourn in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Miss Seulberger will join the ranks of
the winter's brides, her marriage -with
Hugh Otis Pierce of El Dorado county
being planned as one of the season's
charming events. The popular bride
elect will be the inspiration for much
of the entertaining of the early year.
Mrs. Edward 'Hall Dodge has come
down from her home in Portland to be
the house guest of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Laymance. during the early
fall. Mr. and Mrs. Dodge went north
last spring to establish their home.
D. A. R. OFFICER IS TO
BE QUEST OF HONOR
Dr. Anita N. McGee to Be En-
tertained in Berkeley
BERKELEY. Aug. 22.— 1n honor of
Dr. Anita Xewcomb McGee of Washing
ton. D. C, Mrs. Frederick Jewell Laird,
state regent of the Daughters of the
American, Revolution, will entertain at
a reception in her College avenue home
tomorrow afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock.
Mrs. John F. Swift, vice president gen
eral of the D. A. R., will assist Mrs.
Laird in receiving her guests, who will
include the regents and boards of di
rectors of the chapters of the order of
the bay cities.
Mrs. McGee, who is a national officer
of the D. A. R., is one of the \u25a0 best
known women' in the United States.
She is prominent in the Red Cross and
other organizations.
She is the first woman, ever given
a commission in the United States
army.
DYNAMITERS OF MILL
STILL ELUDE POLICE
Efforts to Find Criminals Have
Been in Vain
OAKLAND. Aug. 22.— With detect
ives investigating the ds'namiting of
the Pacific Coast lumber and mill com
pany buildings .at Second and Grove
streets, the police have no trace of the
perpetrators. They consider that the
same persons made the prior attempts
to destroy the plant, but as in those
cases, find that the dynamiters have
covered their trails. Kendall's prop
erty is being guarded by policemen
while, repairs are b.eing made, and the
attempts to destroy the place investi
gated.
The Wretchedness
of Constipation
Can quickly be orercome by
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LIVER PILLS.
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gently on the jjfflffiSHflM L!M
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Small Pill, Small Dote, ' Small Price.
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DAUGHTER FIGHTS
WIDOW IN COURT
Contest Waged Over $15,000
Estate of the Late Thomas
P. Winter
OAKLAND. Aug. 22. — Taking of tes
timony in the contest over the probate
"of the will of the ]ate Thomas P. Win
ter was begun today in Judge Wells'
court. An estate of $15,000 is the stake
in this contest, which is waged by Mrs.
Alice M. Wall, daughter of the deceased,
against Mrs. Susanna E. Winter, her
stepmother and the second wife o£ Win
ter. " •
The will leaves nearly the entire es
tate tv> the widow. Mrs. Wall is given
a legacy of only $200. She contends
that the will should be set aside on the
ground of fraud and undue influence
on the deceased on the part of Mrs.
Winter. Her stepmother refused to let
her see her father for a long time te
fore his death, she testified, and poi
soned his mind against her.
A peculiarity of family relationship
came out today in court. Annie May
Winter, daughter of the dead/ man.
married Charles Harper, son of his sec
ond wife.
More testimony will be heard to
morrow, when the contest will be re
sumed.
WOLLE TELLS OF BACH
AT HILLSIDE LECTURE
Head of Music Department
Speaks of Favorite Composer
BERKELEY. Aug. J>2.— Dr. J. Fred
Wolle, head .of the~~ department of
music at the university, was the prin
cipal speaker at the Hillside club to
night, delivering an address on "Music
and Personality of John Sebastian
Bach." his favorite "composer.
Mrs. Orrin K. McMurray, wife of
Professor McMurray. sang several
Bach selections, and Misses Chester
and Anderson also contributed to the
evening's program.
A large number of the members of
the organization were present for the
.first social evening.
— \ WALTER S. MACKAY & CO. g—-^
For one week we offer you unlimited choice of our
entire stock, of rugs at lower prices — we believe —
than have ever been ,asked for equal qualities. Note
the extraordinary reductions and ,make your selections
quickly while the assortment is complete.
Middlesex Body Brussels
Bigelcnv make — that guarantees the quality. Choice of over
100 different designs. Jfp^
8 ft. 3 in.xlO ft. 6 in. ; regular $27.50 Sale price $19.50
p9 ft.xl 2 ft. ; regular price $30.00 Sale price $21.50
Bagdad Body Brussels
Bigelow Bagdad Body Brussels is the comparative standard of
comparison for all other makes.
S ft. 3 in.xlO ft. 6 in. ; reg. price $30.00. . .Sale price $22.50
9.ft.x12 ft. ; regular price $32.50 Sale price $25.00
10 ft. 6 in.xl 2 ft ; regular price $45.00 Sale price $32.50
10ft.6in.xl3ft. 6 in.; reg. price $50.00. . .Sale price $36.00
Bigelow Bagdad Wiltons
Beautiful designs in rich colorings not excelled by the highest
priced Orientals. .
'8 ft. 3 in.xlO ft. 6 in; were $40.00 Sale price $28.00
9 ftxl2 ft. : were $45.00 Sale price $30.00
10 ft. 6 in.xl 2 ft ; were $62.50 Sale price $40.00
10 ft. 6 in.xl 3 ft. 6 in. : were $67.50 Sale price $46.00
1 1 ft. 3 in.xls ft * were $75.00 Sale price $52.00
Bigelow Ardebil Wiltons
Unquestionably the highest grade of Wilton Carpet manufac-
tured in the world today. Better than any description can
8 ft. 3 in.xlolt. 6 in. ; were $57.50 Now $35.00
9ft.xl2 ft.; were $60.00.. Now $42.50
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OAKLAND \^mtm^ VALLEJO
The Nearest Store Is Your Store
Absolutely One Price to
Everybody
There Is one feature regarding the six California stores of the Chirm-
Beretta Optical Company, which we wish to emphasize —
It is the matter of prices.
Our prices are fixed for all our stores and are absolutely the same
to every one.
A stranger gets the. same price that our oldest and most influential
customer would be able to. get.
There is satisfaction in dealing with a firm like this. There is con-
tentment in knowing that you get the correct and lowest price at the
Makers of Genuine Kryptok Lenses
120 Geary, S. F. 407 E. Main, Stockton
466 13th. Oakland 430 Geor B la, Vallejo
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HOTEL PAYS FOR
ITS OWN THINGS
"Mr. Bert Brown oi Toncpah"
Cashes Check, Leaving Cus
pidor and Finger Bowls
OAKLAND. Ausr. 23.— "Mr. Sort
Brown of Tonopah" is the way a six
foot citizen, garbed in loose fitting
clothes and a' -sombrero, inscribed his
name on the register at th* St. Mark
hotel, where he obtained $23 yesterday
on a bogus check for which he left as
security with the clerk a worn trav
eling bag. The grip was supposed to
contain bullion, but when the man
ager of the hotel opened it h« found la
the receptacle only a cuspidor and two
cut glass finger bowls belonging to tiia
ow,i house.
tlroywn arrived at the hotel yesterday.
He rented a room, and toward evening
left the suit case with the clerk, teli
in - the clerk, that he would see Ui«
town for a while. Then he drew out
his checkbook and asked for $10. say
ing he was short of ready money. Tho
cl^rk had only $25. for which Drown
save him a check. Then the guest went
to his room, and a. few minutes later
ranjc for a bellboy.
•'Get me a brush and comb. ' he said.
Th»: boy found neither, and Browti
asked for the errip left with the clerk,
and when it was brought gave the boy
the worn traveling tag.
"There's enough in that to buy this
hotel." remarked "Mr. Brown" senten
tiously. as the boy went out of the
room. Both the bellboy and the clerk
were so imprersed with the man's man
ners that they really believed he had
left his bullion in the hotel safe. The
evening came, and the Tiotel manager
learned that the check was bogus.
"Vv'e have the grip, anyway." said thfl
clerk. The manager took the grip out
of the safe and opened it. expecting to
see a fortune. Instead he found his
own cuspidor and two finger bowls.
POLICE CHIEF REINSTATED— P<»* Moines. la..
\ujr 22. — Tb» city eounrll tMay reinstated
IjeorK? Yeajrer as chief of police. The r«^<v-
Intion of retustafptnent absolves Yeae«>r fmm
th* eharees nf maladministration filer! by th«
lowa antl-sal<v>n leajrue. on which a hesrin:;
was hart, winch lasted all of last wp»».

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