EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
JOHNSON'S LEAD IN
ALAMEDA IS 5,955
Returns Show . Easy Victories
for AH Republicans in
County Over Bay
OAKLAND, Nov. 3. — Hiram Johnson's
plurality in Alameda county was 5,955,
according to the semiofficial returns
j^iven out today by County Clerk Cook.
Johnson's vote was 13,502, Bell's 9,847
and Wilson's 5.705. ,
Tabulation of the county clerk's fig
ures are not yet. complete, although
returns are complete from every pre
cinct of the county. Adding machines
are expected to finish the work to
morrow. It is certain, however, that
*very republican state and county can*
<Sidat*> was fleeted by an overwhelm
ing plurality. The socialists developed
unpredicted Ftr*»ngth. especially in the
territory recently annexed to the city
cf Oakland: In the fourteenth sena
torial district. J. XV. Loomis. the so
cialist randidate. received 1,340 votes
as against 1.001 for John R. Wilson, the
democrat. This district includes the
city of Alameda. and much of the an
nexed territory. Hans, the republican
C£n£idate. was elected easily.
SECLRES LARGEST VOTE
A little more than 32.000 votes were
cast. District Attorney Donahue got
the greatest number of any candi
date. With the republican, democratic
end union labor nominations, he got
C5.4?6 votes. With the same nomina
tions County Treasurer M. J. Kelly got
The foliowir? are the semi-official
returns that hsve been given out:
Hir»m W. Johnson. R 1 519?
Tb«=*>dore A. Bell. D ••• 9 -£?'
J. Stltt Wil&on. S B.« 0»
At&ocUte Justice Gf th* Supreme Coart
Her.rr a. Mel^in. R UUOO
Ber.iamin F. B!<»<!soe. 1) 5-f«|
M. C. Slots. E-P IS.S«U
I\'i;i!arr. P. Lswjor. D 5.24*
For Secretary of St»t«
Frack C r^rdao. B • ».«J
SimeoD ?. BaTle.T. I> 6.-61
Presidiz* Jattle* cf Di»trict Court of
Appeal*. First District
Tt<K=a« J. Ijumm. B^P 18. 049
Jtzn** V. Coffer. D 6.Sbo
Hesiber cf State Saard ef E^oaliztition,
Jcho Mltrfc*'.!. R IP.C« 3
Frank Gsria. D €.104
3wig« of tie Superior Court
. WillisTr S. W«lls. R.-U. L 20.539
J. J. Scr'.Ti;p.r. D 4,774
Frack Ea-n*t. R.-f. L 20.293
F.obfrt McElliJctn. D 5.421
Wl^iaas H. Docaiae. 8.-C. U-D 25.456
P. Cac.k. B -IT. L 19.2«7
G*or?e VT. PeckhAin. P 6.20S
M. J. Kelly, R.-U. L.-D 24.522
H. B. M«irtntßS, E.-U. L 10.931
A>x HirwSbers. D 5.413
SsxMrrUor, Seocud District
W'Uiiß.B. Brld«f. 8.-D.-U. L 4.733
A. Huts*. S 1.90S
Jw>ph M. F>U«t. E.-T. L 2.529
R. ST. Briare. D 742
" H. Jantxea. S 4&4
State Senator. 7curt«entb District
G*orgi J. Hscs. R.-U. L 3.SSO
John B. Wilsoa. D 3.001
J. W\ Looib:s. S 1.340
E<swar«J 7Vrr»ll. B 4.5C2
Hiraa A. L«Urei!. D 1.255
Assembly, Forty-sixth District
A. A. Rogers. R.-D 2,754
T. P. Exlejr, S 128
Ferty-serestb District •
Bcttß«r Ofmbr. R 1.572
Frank ST. tmii. D 445
Kftb*rt J. Canaeoau. R 1.504
E. M. Ka^too, D , 524
Geonr* T^txgenlA. R.-D.-C 1*:.......... 2,453
O. Seifert. S 565
VUltim C. Clark. R.-D 5.543
H. C. Tu-k. S 60S
rrseV M. Smith. R.-D.-C. L 8.41«
C H. Strt-Vinj;. S 1.352
C. C Toots. R 3.9%«
T. TT." Dorc. D 1.072
W. J. Gebbie. S ?95
S. C. Haijtot. P 61
WI3TBT BIG MAJORTTTES
The oth«r republican county candi
dates won by majorities varying from
10. 000 to IS. OOO. Many had democratic
a.nd union labor nominations as well
a.s rep-üblican. Former Congressman
"Warren English, democratic nominee
lor aseesvor against Henry P. Dalton.
r«n about 1.200 votes ahead of his
ticket, but was beaten about 13.000
votes. Former Superintendent of Schools
. T. O. Crawford, the democratic nomi
nee, who made a hard light against
th« present superintendent. G. W.
Frick. succeeded in running 2,500 votes
ahead of th« ticket. Frick's majority
\u25a0will be about 10.000. E. F. Garrison,
for auditor: James E. Barber, tax col
lector; G. W. Bacon, recorder; P. A.
Haviland, surveyor :.C S. Tlsdale. coro
ner, were elected by 3 or 4 votes to one
of their opponents. . : .-'.;::
Edward J. Tyrell. who beat Senator
Frank W. Leavitt at-the primary elec
tion, received a heavy vote, swamping
Attorney Hiram I/uttrell, the demo
cratic nominee, and R. T. Mclvor, the
Returns on the local and township
offices are still Incomplete, but what
figures have come to hand indicate that
all the republican nominees have teen
sucescful, and that the following were
City Justice <city of Berkeley)— Robert TAgtr.
City }uetie» <city of Alameda) — R. B. Tappaa.
' Justices of the peace (city of OakUad) —
*Geoi?e and Mortimer Smith.
Jestlce of the peace (Oakland toirnsalj)) —
Jaraes O. Oaten. !
Jostfce of tbe peac« (Alameda towsßhip)
Elmer E. Johnson. \u25a0 -
• JoEtlecs of tbe peace (Eden township) —
Charles Proirs* and P. W. Toffelmler.
Jostire of tbe pea* (TTashlajrton township)
7. B. Fereira and Samnel Sandboldt.
Justice of tbe peace (Pleasanton torraship)
P. C Quinn.
.TuFtice' of tbe peace (Murray toirrirtip) — D.
• J. Mcrpby. • \u25a0
Ju«ire« of tbe peace (Brooklyn townwhip) —
William R. Geary and Aaron Turner.
Constables i Oakland township) — H. T. Hemp
, stear and Morris H. Lase.
Confrables (Alameda township) — George D.
. Cray, end Al. Kibn.. .-,' .,- -'
ConsUbles (Eden township) — Manoel Borge
aad W. J. Damage.
Corftablw (Wasbiagton township) — G. G.
Eontelbo and Joseph Roderick.
r<in*table (Plessanton township) — G. S. Fitr
-_ C-wßTahles (nrooVlyn township) — William C.
Alleß aad Thomas D. Carroll.
ON CITY HALL SITE
Works Board Will- Negotiate
With H. C. Capwell
OAKLAND. Nov. 9. — The board
of public \u25a0 works has set next Friday
afternoon for meeting with H. C Cap
well to dlseuzs the price of a 50-foot
strip of property which is required by
the city for part of' the new city hall
site. An. effort will be made to reach
a compromise on the price. Capwell
has asked $2,500 a front foot, the total
price of $125,000 asked \u25a0 -exceeding; tlie
freed iKue-ettlma-ts. : 7. - -.
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SETS WEDDING DATE
Miss Mary Hazel Burpee, who will be married lo Roy Baker.
MISS M. BURPEE
TO BE MARRIED
Reception at Home of Bride
Elect to Follow Elabo
BERKELEY, Nov. 9. — Invitations for
the wedding of Miss Mary Hazel Bur
pee, a graduate of the university and
prominent graduate sorority, girl, and
Roy Baker, have been received here by
a number of the college friends of
the couple who will attend the nup
tials in Oakland Tnesday evening, No
The wedding will be marked by the
attendance of a score or more of the
members of the Alpha Phi sorority, of
which Miss Burpee is a member. A
reception at the Burpee home will fol
low the wedding. \
The bride elect is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Lester G. Burpee, prom
inent In Oakland' society, while the
groom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles F. Baker of Linda Vista.
Baker, who is a graduate of the state
university, is connected with the Oak
land bank of savings.
TO BE INVESTIGATED
Grand Jury Will Inquire Into
Accusation Against Dalton
OAKLAND. Nov. 9. — The charges of
Leslie Blackburn, a politician, against
County Assessor, Henry P. Dalton that
the latter violated the law by com
pelling one of his deputies, Frank M.
Shay, to pay him $25 a month out of
his salary, will be investigated Friday
by the grand jury. Blackburn and Shay
will give testimony.
Blackburn published these and other
charges just before the August pri
mary election. They were denied by
Dalton, who was successful at the
polls. Blackburn was formerly Dal
ton's right hand man. • •
The grand Jury will meet tomorrow,
when it will consider the accusation
of murder made against Dr. Mary
Adams, who was arrested several days
ago for the death of Mrs. Elizabeth
Tilsley. on whom she performed an Il
legal operation, according to the pa
tient's dying statement.
GUILTY IS ACCOUNTANT'S.
PLEA TO THEFT CHARGE
Percival R. Scott Appears ,in
Judge Brown's Court
OAKLAND, Nov. 9. — Percival R.
Scott, former accountant of j the First
national bank of Berkeley,* pleaded
guilty today in Judge Brown's court to
a charge of embezzling $391.31 of the
Acocrdlng to the story that Scott has
told his downfall is due to the fact that
hla wife deserted him —in Shanghai.
Some months after, she wrote to him for
$500 to return to America. He took
the bank's funds and sent them to her.
• She did not .come backhand Scott
sued her for divorce. His arrest fol
lowed shortly after.
PROFESSORS GO EAST
TO ATTEND MEETINGS
Four Agricultural Experts Are
Bound for Conventions
BERKELEY. Nov. 9. — Prof. R. ,H.
Loughridge, who was retired a year
ago as a member of the department' of
agricultural chemistry, left this morn
ing for the east,, where he will attend
various" agricultural conventions. Prof.
Warren T. Clarke of the department of
extension in agriculture also departed
today, making four professors bound
for eastern conventions, as Prof.' M. E.
Jaffa and: Prof. E. J. Wickson, depart
ment head, departed a few, days ago.
BURGLAR FINDS DOOR
OF HOUSE UNLOCKED
OAKLAND. Nov. 9.— Burglars entered
the. home of Mrs. Annie Morris--' at
. Thirty-fifth I street and Telegraph ave
nue through an unlocked door last
niprht and stole" a. suitcase and $50
worth, of clothes. A thief; entered the
room of George Funck. 358 Tenth
street, aad jEtole .-a jfold, jvatchijmd
j>sp; --" ' "•\u25a0 i — — \u25a0" -' : ~ : v : '-ii£^
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1910.
2 PEACE JUSTICES
Name of Redmond C. Staats Is
Written In on Ballot as
Basis for Test Case
BERKELEY, Nov. 9. — A number of
the friends of Redmond C. Staats, for
mer city attorney of Berkeley, wrote
in his name as justice of the peace
at the election yesterday, . and now
raise the point that inasmuch as Berk
eley has 1 a population of 40,000. by law
it is entitled to two Justices of the
Robert Edgar, was elected justice
by a large vote, as he was unopposed,
and he has presided over the city
court for several years.
Staats said today that he had made
but a. cursory examination of the law.
but -was convinced that cities having
a population of between, 3o,ooo and 100,
000 are entitled to two justices of
the . peace. He intends to look into
the legal phases of the. question.
City Clerk Walter J. Seaborn.' "in a
letter to District Attorney "William H.
Donahue, asked that the matter of
the appointment and the serving of
H. H. Klindt of Oakland at a*Berkeley
polling place at the election yesterday
be Investigated. Seaborn claimed that
the appointment of Klindt' was unlaw
ful and in direct violation of the penal
Chief Deputy District Attorney Phil
M. Carey was of the opinion that the
appointment' of Klindt will not invali
date the election in the eighteenth y pre
clnct in Berkeley.
ADOLPH MEYER DIES
ON YUAIA, ARIZ., RANCH
Was a Member of Berkeley
Lodge of Elks
BERKELEY, Nov. 9. — Adolph Meyer,
who formerly lived at 2137 Blake street
and: a traveling man of San Francisco,
died Monday at Yuma, Ariz., of tuber
culosis. He had been ranching there.
Meyer had - been ill for the last two
years and with him at * the . time of
death was . his wife and five children.
Meyer,: who was a . member of the
Harmonic of San Francisco and of the
Berkeley lodge of . Elks, was 48- years
of age. : , . -.~Ji]l \u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0: \u25a0•
The remains will -be shipped , torthls
city for interment in Sunset View ceme
tery Thursday. \u25a0
CATHOLIC SOCIETY TO
Elaborate Ceremonies Arranged
BERKELEY, Nov. 9.-^Offlcers of : the
Catholic ladles' aid Society- of this city
will ' ; be .'installed *in the ; Native "Sons'
hall 3 tomorrow \u25a0- night \u25a0with elaborate
ceremonies. The \u25a0 newly, elected offi
cers I are : \ ~iSxs: C. B. Pend egast, presi
dent elect; Mrs. I. ;R. 'Catton. senior
vice president; Mrs. Freeman,
junior vice president; Miss Maude F.
Byrne, recording^secretary;.'; Mrs. Fors
burg, corresponding, secretary; Mrs. J.
M. ..Beukers, financial secretary;- Mrs.
John Caherly, treasurer ; % Mrs. ; W. I.
Lingard, marshal ;" Mrs. Sullivan, 'guard,
Miss Kate F." Byrne, pasti president. ;^
HUNDREDS TO ATTEND
MONSTER CARD PARTY
Alameda Chamber: of ; Commerce
Arranges Whist Tourney
ALAMEDA.Nov. 9.— The ; chamber of
commerce will 1 hold a ' whist tourney.
Friday evening at 1332: Park street,
arrangements : being.' made to "accom
modate' several, hundred . players. 1
Prizes, donated 'b>v local and San Fran-,
Cisco and ' merchants, ' number-
Ing about- 50, will> bo awarded." .-.-•'/ ; ; ; ';
PHYSIOLOGIST TO! GIVE
LECTURE TO PUBLIC
BERKELEY, v. Nov., ; 9,rr ßefore ; the
greneral public :an£ underJ;tbe,;auspfces
ofr'the Harvey club of th»? university,
Prof. T..8. Robertson of the department
of physiology of- the university; will lee
. ture; tomorrow^ : nighty room '26,^East
ijiall,i©a.«iCojxservaUDiw>£-iil££« > *
TO BE INCREASED
City Will Buy Apparatus for
Annexed District and Aus-
OAKLAND, Xov. 9.— Fire apparatus to
cost more than $50,000 will be pur
chased by the city at once. The board
of police and- fire commissioners, on
recommendation of Fire Marshal Ball,
requested the city council today by
•resolution to. appropriate ?51,750 for
the materials and engines.
The salt water auxiliary system,
which was built to protect the mercan
tile district, ivill be fitted with two
combination: chemical and hose wafr
one, motor driven and of the latest
type/: This, with the addition of sev
eral thousand feet of hose, will fro
vide adequate equipment for: the heart
of the retail and wholesale district.
The annexed territory also win be
Riven, better protection. A fireliouse
Is to be built in Elmhurst this year
and the appropriation recommended in
cludes funds to buy hose wagons and
engines for the station. The new en
gine 'houses at Thirteenth avenue and
Hopkins street and at Fifty-sixth and
Dover streets will be equipped and
The Items covering the $51,750 appro
priation, according to the police and
flre commissions'. estimate, are:
Three motor driven combined chemi
cal and hos<? wagons. $15,750: motor
driven pumping engine. $9,500: two
steam fire engines. $12,000: two combi
nation chemical and hose wagons, $4,
500: fire hose. $10,000.
In presenting: his request to the com
mission Fire Marshal Ball explained a
device he saw during his recent trip
east for converting old type engines
and hose wagons into motor-driven ve
hicles. He said the cost was small.
The board will have him investigate
the advisability of making all the en
gines and hose carts in the local de
partment motor propelled.
The commission also will Increase the
police- department this fiscal year, to
provide adequate protection for the an
nexed district. The city council has
appropriated money for 20 more pa
trolmen who are to be appointed Janu
FLEET FOR COAST
Appropriation for Mare Island
to Be Championed by the
OAKI-iAND, Nov. 9. — The directors of
the chamber of commerce In a meet
ing this morning adopted a resolution
calling for a. sufficient appropriation
for Mare island :to make it possible
for a fleet of battleships to be accommo
dated there. In view of the fact that
Secretary of the Navy Meyer in his
recent visit said that: a fleet could not
be given adequate provision if It was
brought . to v the Pacific coast now, and
because of the importance to the coast
of such a fleet, the delegates to the
Pacific Coast congress, which will meet
In San Francisco, November 17, will be
requested to take the matter up with
congress arid urge an appropriation.
Among the -, Oakland men who will
represent -this" city-: at tbe Pacific, Coast
con gress are Walter S. Mackay, H. C.
Capwell, I. HV Clay, Edwin Meese and
A- 1 A. Denlson," all of the chamber of
commerce. In addition there will be
United States Senator George C. Perk
ins, Congressman Joseph R. Knowland,
F.S-Stratton. collector of port of San
Francisco; Dr. Benjamin Ide "Wheeler,
president of the University of Califor
nia, and Mayor Frank ;K. Mott of Oak
land- . .
The chamber decided not to have any
further dealings ' in annexation with
outside ' communities. The directors
claimed that heretofore Oakland -had
been misunderstood In the efforts ma^e
to secure a consolidated government arid
reasoned that the bid should come from
IS ONCE MORE CLOSED
Southern Pacific Fences In Dis-
puted Right of Way
RICHMOND. Nov. 9. — The , Southern
Pacific company yesterday closed Cut
ting-boulevard which \u25a0was opened by
force and strategy of real estate own
ers a .week ago.
The fence Is placed across the street
on either side of the main tracks of
the railroad and a. hard legal - battle
is promised to secure the opening. At
present all the travel reaches aMacdon
aid .avenue via Pullman avenue and
Twenty-third street. .
It Is not expected that the fences
will be torn down, though trouble is
STUDENTS TO ATTEMPT
"Mary Stuart" to Be Played in
the Greek Theater
BERKELEY, Nov. 9.— The ; trlaJs and
tribulations of Mary - Stuart, v beautiful
cousin of Queen Elizabeth, will be
enacted by the students of. the English
club ' of j the university when . Schiller's
great drama, "Mary Stuart." Is staged
next, spring in- the- Greek theater. ".-..\u25a0 ( .
The" English dub --"decided . last niglit
to produce the tragedy in spite of the
difficult acting and the elaboarte scen
ery necessa ry.
Garnet Holme was named as coach
for the play. \-
OAKIiAJf D, Not. 9.— The > following marria««
licenses were issued today:
"Louie P. Drew. 23, and Amelia K. Bloom, 19,
both of Oakland. ' -
Frank Oliver, 22, and Jessie Z. Hogan,'2o, both
of Oakland. ; . \u25a0 • . . .
, Anton AJmada," 24, and Mabel Fratus, 19." both
of Ria-Vista. ; :
.Charles- E; Schoonorer, 45, ' Coif ax, nnd . Mame
L. McFarland; 43. Berkeley., -••'-
'Clarpnce E.Krelta*, 34. and Emma M. Merry-
man, 22, both of Stockton.
BdwlnE. Van Horn', 19, Oakland, and Alice
Jilbert, 18. Grass Valley. . ! ' '
John P. Silva, 36, Modesto, and Melania Fagtin-
deg/ 28, LlTermore. \u25a0 , \u25a0
Antonio R. Oorreia. ; 25, Altamont,"and Bell H.
Ollrelra, 25,I4Termore. \u25a0
Dewitt C Taylor. 67, and Busan E. W«aT«r,
55, both , of Oakland." -
James -F. de la - ifontanya, 22. and Jeffreys ,
Martin. 18,\ both s of San ' Franci»oo.
Harold 1.-Wood. 24, San Francisco, and Ethel
NVBIom, 24.; Oakland.- . '-
Harold ;R. Pault. 2.V ShellTillc. and Elsie H.
Hoppemann. 22. S«n Francisco. j
V Harry; W.. Smith,; 2T,.7NeTr. York city, and'
Elizabeth :C.rGiertz,,23,-r Bay \u25a0Clty^Mioh; "
:- Charles \u25a0 Hurtley, 3S,- and /Minnie: Slater,' 35,"
.both iof Oakland. " \u25a0 \u25a0' v-., V :
r ;, Oacar W. • Stephens/ So.'^ aid^LaoiardO. Xalder-
jgpiod #^34 rl -tiptft.«f : :?\u25a0">\u25a0.,; \u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0';• .-'' '
TO GIVE SUPPER
\u25a0 \u25a0 . \u25a0
Hostess to Entertain at Bridge
Party at Her Adams
OAKLAND, Nov. 9. — Mrs. Robert M.-
Fitzgerald will give a large bridge
party at her home in Adams point
Tuesday afternoon. An informal sup
per will round \u25a0 out the early winter
affair, the first at which this charming
matron/will entertain this season.
/ • • •
Cards have been sent out by Mrs.
"Willard F. Williamson for a large
luncheon at her Piedmont home the j
afternoon of "Wednesday, November 23.
Bridge will be offered as the diversion
of the hour following the luncheon.
. Mrs. Justin Henry McKlbben will
preside as hostess at one of the largest
teas of the month, having sent out
cards for the afternoon of Tuesday.
November 15. The luncheon will be in
honor of Mrs. ' Herbert Day McKibben
and Mrs. Justin Warren McKibben, for
merly Miss Florence Goddard. The
complimented guests are brides of the
season. ' Miss Leila McKibben will as
sist her mother In the receiving party.
The luncheon which Mrs. Charles
Butters will give ' tomorrow at the
Claremont country club -will be a bril
liant affair in which a large number
of the smart set of Berkeley and Oak
land will be included.
Thursday afternoon. November 27.
Mrs. John Brlttain will entertain at
cards at.her home In Hillside avenue.
In honor of, Mrs. George Franck.
Miss Ann Englehardt and Miss Mary
Engrlehardt will receive at a tea at the
family home in Linda Vista the after
noon of Tuesday, November 22. .Assist
ing the young hostesses in the receiv
ing, party will be Mrs. Franck, Mrs. E.
N. Englehardt, ~ Mrs. E. Joseph Cowing,
Miss Clara Franck and Miss Anna
Franck. Before her wedding of the
late summer Mrs. Franck was Miss
Frances 'Williamson. \u25a0'. »
Miss Dorothy Taylor will leave next
week. on. an extended tour of the At
lantic coast, expecting to be away from
California for six months or longer.
Doctor Neustadt and Mme. Neustadt
will entertain Saturday evening at the
first of a series of informal at homes
which .they have planned for the pleas
ure of their friends during the winter.
Mme. Neustadt will contribute a group
of songs during the hour and her hus
band will be heard in readings from
the French. v
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knowles, who
returned early in the week from their
honeymoon spent in the southern part
of the state, are the guests of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin "W.
Kales, in Lake street. They have
leased a home in the Piedmont district,
of which they will soon take posses
sion. Mrs. Knowles was formerly Miss
Mrs. C. S. Chamberlain will be the'
motif for a luncheon over which Mrs.
Fred Dorsaz will preside tomorrow
afternoon at her home in Twentieth
street. Covers will be laid for but a
half dozen friends besides Mrs. Cham
berlain and the hostess.
• • * J
Mrs. "William Pierce Johnson and
Miss Josephine Johnson, who have been
in Lob Angeles as the house guests of
Mrs. George Stark Towne (Miss Arline
Johnson), returned to. their Monte
Vista residence a few days ago.
Miss Leila Leamore was the inspira
tion for the informal dance which
Miss Albertlne Detrick- entertained at
her home iti early In the
week. Miss Leamore is, visiting In
Oakland from her home in San Jose.
PIGEON CLUB WILL
Many Birds Entered From All
Parts of Coast
OAKLAND. Nov. 9.— The California,
pigeon club, composed of the principal
breeders on the Pacific coast, will hold
Its fifth annual exhibition at Piedmont
pavilion November 22 to 27 in conjunc
tion with the show to be given by the
Alameda County poultry association. A
solid silver challenge cup will be of
fered, in addition to . 18 .trophy cups,
cash specials and prize ribbons. Be
cause of the many valuable prizes birds
will be entered for exhibition from all
parts of the coast.
The officers of the club are: Dr. "W.
J. Smythe, president; W. L. Culver,
vice president; T. R. Quayle, secretary';
J. H. Crow, treasurer; R. V. Moor.-cor
responding secretary; W. J. Head, show
secretary. ' ' \u25a0
- The premium list, an attractive book
let containing a number of the popular
breeds of pigeons, will be sent free to
any one writing to W. J. Head, 1415
Seventh street. West Berkeley.
WILL GIVE A DINNER
Alameda Church .Organization
to Hear Oakland Official
ALAMEDA. Nov. 9— The .Pilgrim
brotherhood of the First , Congrega
tional church, the membership of
which is increasing rapidly, will hold
a dinner tomorrow evening in the
church parlors. Councilman A. H. El
liott of Oakland will speak, taking as
his. subject, "The Government of the
Modern City." Rev. Miles B. : Fisher. of
Berkeley will also speak, his .'subject
being t the recent .brotherhood "conven
tion held in Boston.
LOVESICK YOUTH IS v
COMMITTED TO NAPA
Dr. Gertrude Smith's Unwel
come Suitor Declared Insane
OAKLAND, Nov. 9.— Walter Van Wie,
who was arrested for,; annoying- Dr.
Gertrude Smith with his .'amorous at
tfintions, was committed ito the Napa
state ".'; hospital today . by. Judge •Ells
worth. The proceedings were: devoid
of sensation. Van ~Wle declared that
he knew that Doctor , Smith did riot
love him.. His slster.j who sat along
side of him in .the ; courtroom ; during
his examination,' collapsed .when he
was ordered sent to the hospital.
TWO ARE VICTIMS ; OF
Oyster Cocktail and . Smoked
Tongue Cause Trouble
"OAKLAND, Nov. 9.^— -Two men were
taken V.to ; the •; receiving hospital last
nijrht,' suffering: from ptomainepoison
ing., H- H. \u25a0"".Courtney, . a clerk; ate an
oyster 'cock tail that: doubled \u25a0'\u25a0:hJm\u'p
with pain; ' K.iDleterle, a. confectioner,
was a- victim of smoked tongue.. .Bath
ane n^wer e rjellevcd . anfl-*ep.t,r2LPme, '
Miss Edith Snow,
Who Will Sing at
\u25a0 "a /ocial Event
Talented Young Vocalist to Be
A. R. Dow
OAKLAND. Nov. 9.— Miss Edith Snow,
one of the. most talented young girls
of the local musical set. will make her
presentation appearance Friday even
ing, November 11, at the "Song: Hour"
for which Percy A. R. Dow has sent
out cards, at his studio in Grove street
Several other persons prominent in
social and musical affairs in this city
will assist in the program. Among
these will be Douglass Bacon Soule and
J. F. Talbot. An artistic program has
been selected by the singing master, in
which pupils who have given promise
of notable success In their chosen art
will appear. .
The presentation of Miss Snow ajt the
private musicale -will be as much a
social as musical function. She is well
known in the bay cities, although dur
ing her studies she has not frequently
been heard to sing.
MAYOR OFFERS REWARD
TO CHECK VANDALISM
Mutilation of the Park Plants
Prompts This Action
. OAKLAND, Nov. 9. — The complaint of
Park Commissioner Edoff before the
board of police and fire commissioners
this morning that vandals were steal
ing plants from the municipal p^irks
and mutilating signs and trees prompt
ed Mayor Mott to offer a standing re
ward of $25 for the conviction of any
offender, the money to be taken from
the mayor's emergency fund. To Su
perintendent of Police Wilson was re
ferred the request of Edoff for better
policing of the parks.
ALFRED GILMORE DIES
AT AGE OF 66 YEARS
Pioneer Was a Native of Bel-
BERKELEY. Nov. 9.— Alfred Gllmore,
for many years a. resident of this. city,
died at his home. 1610 Woolsey street.
South Berkeley. 'this morning, at the
age of 66 years. He was a native of
Belfast, Ireland, and came here many
years ago. A widow. Mrs. Katherine
Gllmore. and the following children
survive: ! Lillle ., S.. Alfred . H.. George
W., Charles S.. Malcom G.. Edward
J., Walker R.. William S. and Douglas
I Suburban Brevities |
DETECTIVE TO ADDRESS PAREUTSl— Oakland.
>*ot. 9. — Captain of Detectives Walter •J.
Peterson will deliTer an address Friday after
noon before tbe members •of tbe Garfleld
school mothers* club-
FIRE ALARM SYSTEM DAMAGED— AIameda.
Not. 0. — By the breaking of an electric wire
last night at Webster street and Santa Clara
aT#nne. 10 lire alarm bores were ' put out
of ordtr. The alarm system was repaired
PASTOR IS STTRPBISED— AIameda. Not. 9.—
R«>v. Charles L. Mears. pastor of the First
Congregational church, was tbe honored guest
at a surprise party clrea last night at th«
J. H. \u25a0 Millar home, 1315 Santa Clara arenue.
The party was given by the* deacon* and
deaconesses, the occasion being Rer. Mr.
TENANTS SUE — Oakland. Sot.' 9. — Damszes
•amounting to $2.-W> are asked by George
Dutton and wife against tbe Loeb realty com
pany in a suit filed today. The plaintiffs
§ declare that they rented the premises at
410 Twelfth street for $150 a month for 26
months, and' that the defendant wrongfully
ejected them. , ... ,; '.\u25a0v',\;V:'\ : -
HUSBAND IS DISTURBER— Alameda. >"ot. ©.—
C. : D. Trotter, who was arrested on a charge
of disturbing the peace of his wife. Mrs.
J. Trotter of Fifth street, was found guilty
today and sentenced to 90 days in the county
JaiL • The commitment was witheld. Trotter
agreeing to go to Salt Lake and not to re
turn to this city.
DENIES WLfE DESERTION— OakIand. Not.
9.— Charles Wickman of West Berkeley,
chargad by his wife, Fannie Wickman. with
wife desertion and failure to pro Tide, will
have a hearing In Justice of the Peace
Quinn' s court tomorrow. Wickman is mate
of a sailing Tessel. He denies that he
neglected his family.
FO&MEH ALAMEDAN DEAD — Alameda. Nor.
9.— Word has been received by. Mr. and Mrs.
James Fowler of tbi3 city of the death of
tbelr daughter's husband, Fayette Partch. in
Seattle, after an illness of a week. Partch
died as the result of an operation for ap
pendicitis. Mrs. Partch was Ml?s Edna
Fowler, Mr.- and Mrs. Fowler haTe gone
north to attend tbe fnn*ral of Partch.
AWAY WlTjjL -PIMPLES
Poslam Slafcei Quick Work of Erup-
tion* and All Surface Skin Troubles
By taking a email »part of the skin
affected with' pimples, rash, blotches,
etc., or which ia. unduly Inflamed, ltch-
lnr or chafing;* and applying thereto
only a small quantity of poslam. an
Immediate demonstration may be had
of- the remarkable properties of this,
new healing agent, and enough poslam
for the purpose will be mailed free of
charge, upon \u25a0 request, by the Emer-
gency Laboratories, %2 West Twenty-
fifth street, New York City. Spots so
treated are cleared .and healed in 24
hours. • • \u25a0 - •
Pc3iam puts a stop to- itching as
soon as applied, and its . readiness In
healing these small surfaces Is but
an Indication of Its ; rapid action In >the
cure of all eca«mas. acne, herpes, tetter.
pllei. barbers** and all; other forms cf
\u25a0Itch.. scaly scalp; in short, every sur-
.face skin affection. r.'Posiam is v fully
much more than -you' claim.* writes -Mr.
Harrison H. Allen, the author. Xew
-Gre.tr.a, N.- J.) '.
•; - Poslam" ls '•* «old lln .two sizes (trial,
E0 ceaU; regular jars. J2) ; by all drug^
TO GIVE CONCERT
Excellent Program Arranged
for Wednesday Evening
OAKLAND. Nov. 9.— Much interest la
being taken in the concert to be given
Wednesday night in the Macdonough
theater by the Stewart orchestral club,
in which Miss Helen Sutphen. the youns
violinist, will make her first public ap
pearance since her return from New-
York, where sh? studied at the insti
tute of which Frank Damrosch is the
director and Frank Xneise! head of th»
Other soloists who will be heard are
Mrs Oscar Mar>Ff<»Mt. the San Fran
cisco pianist, and William Edwin Cham
b?r!ir the barytone of Berkeley. Mrs.
Robert M. Hughes will be the accom
Arnons: the society people who ar?
supporters of the club are:
r. J. Bnhnfman A. S. Larfc«T
J. U Barker of E>rke- F. A. L*acii Jr.
lev John W. Metcalf
f. y. Pearly Karl N. >" ick?l .
W. C. Barcar<i Warren Olney Jr.
K. U hrnrtcn Wr*. «. H. Perry
FYanW Lampsoa Brown Mr*. J. I* Peaae
Herbert H. Brown ,F. M. Paro-Us
N. H. CbamN>rlaia Miss Et* Powell
Charles Camta J- B. KlrbaMson
Hush Cral? Georse W. Scott of
Erra w. Pwcto Alasseda
A. R. Pabnpy Mr. aad Mrs. F. IT.
Henry P. Daltoa Smirh
Jcs*pb Pureey 3&- *^d Mrs. D. w.
Dr. Edward X. Ewer Smith
Prof. George C. Ed-! Mr. and Mrs. T. Jfc.
wards j Straiten
G»crz«» P. Greenwood 'Miss Clara Taft
Frank C. Ha-rens James P. Taylor
' A. H. HiUs E. H. Van«e
0-xen E. HotTp G«X» W. Winchester
, M. P. Hubt>ard Mrs. P. R- TVoolsey cf
W, N. Jeckln9 Berkeler-
"XaT«r Scharwenka" .-••
Swolisb Pr'vessional March
Melodic. "Solitude oa the Mountain" •
Ole Ball «S.Tends«)
"Caprice!* Brilliant" (for pianoforte solo'
and nr<-h«*rra» Mendelssohn
, "O RudOr Than the Cherry" from "Acis
'• and Galatea** Handel
Mrs. Oscar Mansfpldt and orchestra.
"William Edwin Chamberlain.
Snlte of ifwr pieces Kudolf F'riml
. <'a> Mignonne.
tb> Chant »aim Paroles.
] id I>ance dcs t>emois«lle«.
I , (d) Ezyptian Pacce.
'•Vi^nxtemps'* £•• Tlossi-::?!
Melodic opus 44 (M3S.. first time* for Tiolin
solo John TT. Metcalf
Mi«s Helen Punkam Sutphen.
*'O dv Mem holders Aber.dst<?m." fr"m
"Tbe Erl King" (by req-iesti Loewe
"Hnrnoreske" « Dwwafc
"PresMeatial PolcnaUe" ..... Sonra
SALOON WAS SOUGHT
INSTEAD OF DOCTOR
Woman Says Her Husband Al-
lowed Her to Suffer Alone
OAKLAND. Nov. 9. — When Mrs. Fre
da G. Schwindelauf sent her husband.
Theodore, to get her a physician he
went to a saloon Instead. Mrs. Schwin
delauf. who sued him for divorce on
the ground of extreme cruelty, alleges
that he got drunk while she was on a
sickbed. She also accuses him cf chok
ing and beating her.
The following new suits for divorce
were begun today on the ground of de
Agnes J. against 'William J. "Warren;
J. Arthur against Lillie Jenkins.
"B. U. A. ELK" TITLE OF
ALAMEDA ELKS' FARCE
Lodge to Stage Play , for Four
ALAMEDA. Nov. 9 — Alameda lodge
of Elks will produce a farce, "B. U. A.
Elk." at the Park theater November
18. 17. IS and 19. The scene of the
farce is laid in this city. Those who
will take part are being coached by
Will Varcoe. Herbert Clark will as
sume the leading role, supported by
Al Newman. Mrs. John Laughlln. Mrs.
James Shanley. Mrs. Al Latham. Miss
Marlon Rhodes. Miss Beverly Nason.
Dr. William Creagh. Robert Valleau.
Al Latham and Tom Branch.
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