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Alice Carlsen, 9 Years Old, Is
Almost Instantly Killed in
Street of Alameda
George Elliott, an Aged Retired
Fanner, Drove Death Deal
ing Touring Car
OAKLAND, July 25.—Alice Carlsen. 9
years old, was run down and almost In
stantly \iiled this evening at 6:15
o'clock at Sixty-ninth avenue and East
Fourteenth street before tln» eyes of lier
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carlsen,
and an elder sister, Mary, by an auto
mobile owned and drlvea by George
Elliott, 71 years old, a retired farmer
Jiving at lini Central avenue, Alameda.
Elliott had recently bought the ma
chine, a five seated totrinK car, and
was inexperienced in operating it. With
him In the ear sat his son, T. Elliott.
Alice Carlsen met her fate within two
blocks of h,er father's home at 1606
Sixty-ninth avenue. She was hit by the
heavy car within 300 yards of the place
where. 10 years ago. a sister, Lillian,
then 10 years old, was run down by an
electric car and instantly killed.
The statements of all concerned in
th« accident bear out the theory that
both Elliott and the child wer
fused. Elliott was driving west, keep
ing to the north side of East Fourteenth
street. He saw the Carlsens ]<?■■.
east i Fourteenth street ear
and stand at tiie crown of the pavement
waiting until lie had passed. Then,
when he was but five feet distant, he
saw the girl break from her guardians
and run toward the sidewalk. The
father had a moment before held his
daughter by the hand. He could not
move to save her from injury so quickly
did the accident occur.
Shaken by the occurrence. Elliott
smd his son left the machine, put the
unconscious child into it arfd, taking
Oarlsen and his wife along, speeded to
Fourteenth street and Fruitvale
avenue, carrying Alice to Dr. K. Ham
ilton's otnre. The child was found to
be dead .when laid on the floor, al
though she struggled for a moment in
being carried up the stairs. Doctor
Hamilton said she was injured inter
nally and had a fracture of the spine.
The police were notified of the acci
dent while Doctor Hamilton was at his
work. Policeman McComber went to
the office and arrested Elliott, who was
charged with manslaughter and re
leased last night on his own recog
nizance by order of Police Judge Sam
"I do not blame Ellfott, although I
could see he was inexperienced at run
ning a car," said the dead girl's father.
•It was accidental, although I think if
Eillott had been expert as a driver he
have avoided the child.
■rife and I had taken little Alice
r sister Mary to San Francisco,
which we do every year before school
opens. The child was anxious I
home to tell her elder brother and sis
ter of her fun. and that was why she
ran from my side when the auto was
"Alice was our youngest child. She
wm killed Close to where her sister
Lillian was hit by a. streetcar 10 years
ago. Alice went to the Lockwood
"I was not traveling fast," is Elli
ott 1* explanation. "I thought the child
"would remain at her parents' side and
when she ran aoros3 my path I was so
near I could not avoid her. In fact,
until we got her to the doctor I did not
suppose she was seriously hurt, for I
thought only a fender of the car had
• truck her. I have not operated n
auto much and I know I was traveling
slowly and cautiously, as I did not
•want to take chances of accidents."
Carlsen is a fire insurance agent.
Signor Encarnacao, Former
Grand Opera Star, at Rest
OAKLAND, July 25.—The funeral of
Rioeardo Encarnacao, former grand
opera star and In recent years a resi
dent r>f Oakland, where he was well
.known as a singer, was held today
'from St. Joseph's church. A solemn re
quiem mass was celebrated by Rev.
Father Fereira. ' I>el<»gates from the
r. P. E. C, 1. D. E. S. and R. M. B. A. L.
«'>cieties were in attendance, and a
large number of floral offerings were
received. ,
Interment was at St. Mary's
t»ry. the funeral procession from t!;«
--church to the burial ground h'->
by the U. P. E. C. band.
Encarnacao died Baturd
home. 236 Moss avenue. A.l
van on* of the best known bai
in the Milan opera company. Hp I
vived by a widow and a da,
Picard Pleads "Not Guilty" to
Constable's Charge
OAKLAND, July 25.--C. H. Picard
pleaded not guilty today to a charge of
dynamiting his home in Fruit vale. His
case was set for trial August'2B in the
Criminal department t of': the superior
court. Plcard's %vife, Rosalia,*,: was
■given a decree of divorce, -nd when he
.neglected to; pay "alimony, obtained, an
order for the furniture iin his f ; house.
Constable Al Kihn and others went to
the house to, make the seizure, and
while they were inside 'several Infer
nal machines went off. * Kihn's eyes
w«ere severely injured.,
T. Mathiason Disappears From
Home in South Berkeley .
i BERKELEY, July 25.— Shirley,
1623 "Tyler ' street. , South : Berkeley, re
ported to the police that his i brother in
law, T. , Mathiason, with v< whom L; he
lived, has not "been heard from since
May 1, when he started for Orland to
■work as a teamster on an Irrigation
dam project. J The missing man is de
scribed as being 36 ;years of age," 6 feet
'8 inches in'height* and of ; medium build;
He had a ' sandy mustache ■' and * wore a
gray suit. • ' '- " ■ i*
Popular Berkeley Girl and
Wealthy Salinas Man Marry
Ira Milton Quigley of San Benito county and his bride, who was Miss Claire
Bowman of Berkeley.
Sister of Mrs. Anna Kemp Asks
Guardianship Letters for
Her Good ,
ALAMEDA. July 25.—Mrs. Kate C.
Hanson, a sister of Mrs. Anna B. Kemp,
wife of W. H. Kemp Jr., today applied
(or letters of guardianship over her
sister, who, she declares, is incompe
tent. According to Mrs. Hanson, Mrs.
Kemp became mentally unbalanced re
cently when her husband declared that
he did not love her; that his affections
had been won by another, and that the
best thing Mrs. Kemp could do would
be to permit Kemp to have a divorce.
Mrs. Kemp is now in a sanatorium in
Kan Francisco, Mrs. Hanson says, and'
is so violent at times that she has to
be Htrapped to her cot. Mrs. Kemp waa
found a few weeks ago wandering in a
dazed manner about the city hall. Her
condition was made known to Judge
R. B. Tappan, and a conference in
which Kemp and his wife and the
judge participated was held in the
office of the magistrate. Judge Tap
pan said that Kemp said in his pres
ence that he had lost his love for his
wife and wished to be free.
Kemp deeded his home in Walnut
street to his wife and advised her to
let him obtain a divorce. Foil' wing
the conference in Judge Tappan's office
Mrs. Kemp suffered a mental break
down, from which, according to her sis
ter, she has not recovered.
Mrs. Kemp blamed Mrs. Eleanora
Isbell of the east end for breaking up
her home. Kemp is engaged in the
electrical supply business here, and is
prominent in several fraternal organi
zations. Judge Tappan is representing
Mrs. Hanson in the matter of obtaining
■nship for her sister.
Neighbors Have Alan Arrested
for Disturbance
ho ■was ar
rested by I :torker anr] Con
roy last night on the complaint of his
•wife, was arraigned in the police court
this morning on a charge of battery,
his trial being set by Judge Samuels
for July 27. Neighbors called the po
lice to the Pitman home at 864 Mead
avenue because of the 'disturbance
Pitman was making.
The husband had gone home late and
demanded that his wife, Anita, who
works, give him her pay check. She
said she needed the money for the
house, whereupon the man struck her
and, according to the complaint,
knocked her down.
He then, it is alleged, demolished
most of the furniture in the house, and
when his wife tried to escape from the
dwelling, cut her clothes so that she
was compelled to remain. At this time
the police arrived and arrested Pit
11 a
Bid of $50,571 Accepted for Bis*
sell Avenue
RICHMOND, July 25.—The contract
for an important street improvement
was let last night when a bid of
$50,571 was accepted for the paving of
Blsseii ith asphalt. The ave
;il be paved from First street to
n Pacific tracks. The coun
tered the street, improved
with oil macadam, but the property
owners " themselves petitioned that
asphalt be used.
rl±Uii 6Ai\ .biiAxN'OIiSCO CALL, ; Vv i^tblJA 1, JijLi 2o; 1911,
Astronomer Robert Aitken's
Work May Be Finished
in South Africa
BERKELEY, July 25.—Invited by Di
rector Innes of the Johannesburg 1 ob
servatory, which lias recently installed
a new 26 inch refracting: telescope. As
tronomer Robert Aitken of the Lick
observatory staff may Jouruey to South
Africa in the near future to make a
survey of binary stars of th% southern
hemisphere, completing one of the
greatest works of the kind known to
Doctor Aitken, who is probably the
best known student of binary or double
stars, has Just finished a survey of the
northern heavenly hemisphere, finding
in this portion of the firmament more
than 3,000 stars. During the last two
years his discoveries have numbered
more than 386, a record for the time
Director Campbell declared that there
was unanimity of opinion among the
astronomers of the Lick observatory
that the double star survey made there,
extending from the north pole of the
sky to 22 degrees south of the equator,
should be extended to the heavenly
south pole. He believes that the sur
vey could be made in four years.
He, therefore, welcomed the invita
tion of Director Innes, and plans are
being made for its acceptance. Accord
ing to the proposal, Innes would use
the new telescope about three hours
each clear night and Doctor Aitken the
remainder of the night
Improvement Club to Have
Charge of Exercises
ALAMEDA, July 25.—The new Haight
school building, in Santa Clara avenue
between Chestnut and Willow streets,
will be dedicated next Monday after
noon, under the auspices of the North
Side Improvement club. The new struc
ture was officially accepted by the
board of education at a special meeting
held tonight.
The building cost $100,000 and Is con
structed in accordance with the latest
Improved plans for educational edifices.
The school will be ready for occupancy
at the opening of the fall term, Au
gust 7.
The dedication excises will include
an address by School Superintendent
Will C. Wood and other municipal offi
cials. The musical part of the program
is being arranged by a committee con
sisting of Mrs. C. A. Berle, Mrs. Thomas
Carpenter, Mrs. W. H. Ney, Mrs. J. B.
Warner, Mm. L. L. Gillogly, Mrs. I. N.
Chapman, Mrs. A. K. Acklen, Mrs. J. W.
Warford, Mrs. H. E. Bishop, Mrs. M. H.
Dunn, Mrs. T. Locke, Mrs. A. I* Foster,
Miss Helen Foster and Miss Pearl
Paul J. Wilson May Recover
From Fracture of Skull
BERKELEY, July 25.—Paul J. Wil
son, an expressman living at 1411
Grant street, lies at Fabiola hospital
with a fractured skull as a result of
a fall from his wagon while he was
unloading books for ths University of
California library at the corner of Ad
dison street and Shattuck 'avenue yes
terday afternoon. Dr. A. R. Allen re
moved a portion of his skull last night
and Wilson may recover.
Hansen Children Sue Southern
Pacific for $2Q,000
OAKLAND, July 25.—Suit for $20,000
damages for the death of their mother,
Christina Hansen. was begun, today by
Edward A., Henry L. and Ella A. Han
sen and Mrs. Annie C. Katz against
the Southern Pacific company. Mrs.
Hansen was killed near San Lorenzo
May 29 of this year a* she was cross
ing the company's tracks. Her children
say that the company failed to keep any
bell or other means of giving notice of
approaching trains at the crossing.
Ceremony Performed Under an
Arched Canopy Formed of
Ferns and Sweet Peas
BERKELEY, July 25.—One of the
notable events of the month was the
house wedding this evening at which
Ira Milton Quigley of San Benito coun
ty claimed Miss Claire Bowman as b.is
bride. The details of the ceremony
were most carefully arranged and it
will be remembered a* one of the- pret
tiest of the season. Miss Bowman wore
conventional bridal robes of heavy
white satin. The gown followed the
empire model, the skirt being finished
in a long court train. The bodice
showed an arrangement of real lace.
The robe was embroidered with pearls.
A spray of orange blossoms held in
place the tulle veil. Lilies of the val
ley caught with knots of tulle formed
the shower bouquet. Miss Bowman
wore a handsome pearl nec"klace, the
gift of the bridegroom.
Her only attendant was Miss Miriam
Pond, who wore a robe of blue beaded
net over pale pink chiffon and carried
an armful of bridesmaid roses. Mau
rice Bowman assisted Quigley as best
The small bridal party assembled un
der an arched canopy formed of ferns
and ■white sweet peas, where the mar
riage service was read by Rev. H. J.
Loken, pastor of the First Christian
church of Berkeley, in the presence of
more than SO friends. A pretty feature
of ttoe ceremony was the double ring
service which the bride revived.
After a reception and supper the
younger guests enjoyed a dance before
Mr. and Mrs. Quigley left for -the
southern part of the state on a wed
ding Journey of a fortnight. They will
live at Quigley's ranching properties
in San Benlto county, where he has
prepared a bungalow for his bride.
The engagement of the popular
Berkeley girl and the wealthy land
holder was announced several weeks
ago. A combination of greens and pink
blossoms that was used at the be
trothal reception was repeated in the
decorations of the home this evening.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. B. F. Bowman of Milvia street.
Quigley Is a member of the Elks in
Social Affairs in Oakland
OAKLAND, July 26.—Miss Florence
Selby and Miss Edith Selby are enjoy
ing tome days at Tahoe. Earlier in the
season they spent a fortnight or more
in the Tosemite with a party of friends.
• • •
The wedding of Carl Anderson, the
tenor, and Miss Ruth Waterman, who is
prominent in local musical circles, will
be celebrated tomorrow evening at the
Waterman residence in East Oakland.
In the bridal party will be the bride's
sisters, Mrs. de Saix McCloskey and
Mrs. Vernon Franklin, as matrons of
honor, and Mis* Irma Carruth as
An evening of music was enjoyed by
75 fr!ends of Mrs. William T. Din
woody tonight, when she made Mrs.
Jennie Thatcher Beach of Chicago her
guest of honor, at one ol tha more
elaborate events of the month. Mrs.
Beach is visiting 1 on the coast from her
eastern home, where she Is well known
in musical circles. She contributed a
group of songs to the hour's pleasure,
as did also Mrs. Charles C&mra.
The wedding of Ferdinand A. John
son and Miss Sara Whittington tomor
row evening wJU Interest a wide circle
of friends about the bay. Miss Whit
tington has chosen to be married from
her parents' home with only her closest
friends present. She is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. Grant .Whittington. Her
fiance is tho son of the late Captain
Peter Johnson.
Mrs. C. C. Clay and Miss Madeline
Clay are enjoying some days at Shasta.
Professional Men to Speak on
Franchise Amendment
OAKLAND, July 85.—Lawyers' night,
the first of a aeries of professional
men's programs announced by the
members of the Oakland Equal Suf
frage league, has been set for tomor
row in Lincoln hall in Thirteenth
street. Members of the legal fraternity
have been invited to attend the rally,
at which the amendment to the state
constitution providing for woman's
suffrage will be discussed.
Among the speakers will be H. A.
Johnson, Ben Woolner, Albert H. El
liott and Carlos O. White. The boys'
choir of Appomattox .post, Grand Army
of the Republic, will sing. A general
invitation has been extended to the
Each Wednesday evening the local
suffragists will hold an open meeting.
Physicians, clergymen and business
m«n will be invited to hear their ar
Mrs. Agnes Ray, president of the Suf
frage league, will preside tomorrow.
She has named as ushers Mlsa Carrie
Whelan, Miss Rowena Foster and Miss
Kate O'Realey.
As a means of swelling their cam
paign fund the Oakland women will
offer suffragist tea in dainty packages.
Wife Applies For and Gets De-
cree of Divorce
OAKLAND, July 25.—Mrs. Annie T.
Ingram was granted an interlocutory
decree of divorce today after testifying
that her husband, Arthur, had threat
ened to throw vitriol in her eyes and
to cut her throat with a razor.
The following new suits for divorce
were begun today: Angelina against
Antonio AG. Terra, cruelty; Edna K.
against Axel G. Berg, cruelty; Frank
S. against Emma Reeder, desertion.
The following decrees of divorce
were granted: Wanda against Otto
Diegel, Interlocutory, desertion; Clara
against Alexander Johnson, final, deser
tion; Lucy M. against Hexeklah Smith,
flpai. desertion; Helen against Joseph
Peyron, interlocutory, cruelty.
Oakland Chapter to Hear Lec
ture on Pacific Islands
OAKLAND, July 26.—Rev. W. C.
Poole, assistant pastor of the First
Methodist church, will give an illus
trated, lecture on the "Islands of the
Pacific" at the meeting; Wednesday
evening: of the Oakland chapter of the
American Institute of Banking at 512
Twelfth street.
Before the lecture officers and dele
grates to the national convention of the
institute, to be held in Rochester, N. V.,
in September, will be nominated.
A short musical program will be
Rose L. Campbell,
Miniature Painter,
Devoted to Acting
Daughter of Miner Engaged for
Shakespearean Roles by
English Tragedienne
BERKELEY, July 25.—Success has
been achieved by Miss Rose L. Camp
bell, a former Berkeley miniature
painter, who in two years has risen
high in her new profession, and is
playing opposite Constance Crawley,
the English actress, in Shakespearean
dramas. Miss Campbell has accepted
a 30 weeks' engegement with the
English tragedienne, and will tour
New England, Canada and the West
Two years ago Miss Campbell, who
lived at 2618 College avenue with Miss
Leola Hall, an architect and builder,
was known as a clever miniature
painter and artist. She attended the
Hopkins school for several years and
captured a scholarship by her skillful
handling of the pencil and brush. She
was following the life her parents had
mapped out for her.
But her own ambition was the stage,
and for several months while she was
designing each day, she devoted her
evenings to study of acting with George
Friend, the veteran actor, and others.
Securing enough money to pay her
way through one of the schools of
acting in New York city. Miss Camp
bell Journeyed across the continent two
years ago. She attracted considerable
attention, and on graduation accepted
a position with a road company. Her
ability in classical roles and her knowl
edge of drama in general, won for her
the attention of the critics and on re
turning to Broadway Miss Campbell
was sought by Miss Crawley for her
Miss Campbell played for tho first
time with Miss Crawley a few days
ago, according to letters recelvpd here
at the Greenwich country club, with the
greenswards for a stage and the tall
trees as a background. The company
was the guest of tho club for the oc
caslon. The players will tour Canada
in the near future, playing a repertoire
of Shakespearean drama, and follow
this by a journey to the West Indies.
Miss Campbell is the daughter of D.
D. Campbell, a miner of Butte county,
and up to the time she came to San
Francisco and Berkeley to study art,
lived in the mountains.
WILL COST $848,750
Plan Is for City Bonds and Gov-
ernment Aid
RICHMOND, July 25.—The engineers'
figures on the cost of the inner har
bor, asked for by the council prelimi
nary .to calling a bond election to vote
money for the work, were submitted
last night. Instead of $2,000,000, as
supposed, it is found that an harbor,
with 20 feet of water, can be had for
There ■will be a channel 11,000 feet
long and 300 feet wide, ■with 8,300 feet
of rock wall on one side and 6,000 feet
on the other, under the plans, which
were submitted by Engineer M. K. Mil
ler. The basin at the north end will be
1,600 by 2,000 feet in dimensions and
300 acres of new land will be created,
which ■will be controlled by the city.
It Is recommended that Richmond is
sue honds in the sum of $498,750 and
that the government be asked for $350,
--000. Further sums will be asked of
the United States later to dredge the
harbor to a depth of 30 feet.
L. G. Reed Will Act at Reunion
as Toastmaster
OAKLAND, July 25.—The Oakland
lodge of the Ancient order of United
Workmen will hold a reunion Thurs
day evening:, July 27. at which tho six
living members of thp order when the
lodge was formed, 84 years ago, will
be the guests of honor.
William H. Jordan, the first master
of the lodge and the first grand mas
ter of California, will address the
meeting and among others to he pres
ent will be Past Grand Master V>. A.
Hlrrhberg, Dr. F. W. Browning, Grand
Master W. J. Petersen, Medical Exami
ner J. L. Mayon and Grand Recorder
C. T. Spencer. L. G. Reed, who was
one of the first officers of the lodge,
will act as toastmaster.
The lodge in its 34 years of existence
has become one of the leading fraternal
organizations in Oakland.
Physicians recommend the Lurllne
Ocean Water tub baths for nervous 4
ness, insomnia and rheumatism. Try
one for that tired feeling. The Lurline
baths are at Bush and Larkin streets.
For Infants and Children. s>
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Signature of C^^zM^C&H
Interest Saved by Purchase of
Merritt Property Ahead
of Agreed Time
OAKLAND. July 25.—City Attorney
Ben F. Woolner reported to the council
this morning that the purchase of the
Merrltt hospital trust property on the
west shore of Lake Merritt. which is
included in the lake chain of municipal
parks, has been completed. The final
payment has been made and the deed
recorded: The price was $43,000.
By making the deal as quickly aa
possible, the city saved $2,300 in in
terest. Under the purchase agree
ment, the city was to make final pay
ment October 31, 1912. It Is the rate
tin the last payment which has been
saved. The purchase gives the city
ownership of the whole west shore of
the lake.
The action of the council yesterday
in appropriating $5,000 out of the next
year's funds for a culvert in the pro
poßed extension of Broadway, was re
scinded this morning. The council
will appropriate the same amount of
money out of the funds of the current
year, in order that the street ex
tension to the tunnel road may be
completed soon. Commissioner of
Streets Baccus recommended such ac
tion this morning, after Wilber Walk
er, secretary of the Merchants 1 ex
change, had addressed the council.
Protestants against tlie assessment
for the extension of Jefferson street,
from Seventeenth street to San Pablo
avenue, will be heard August 1. Philip
Ehrlich and Charles Booth appeared
before the council for the protestants.
They said that on August 1 they would
have data to sustain their contention
that the assessment district fixed by
the special commissioners is too small,
making the charges, on property front
age excessive.
Family Wants to Know Fate of
Thomas M>cGibney
OAKLAND, July 25.—Relatives of
Thomas McGibney, 76 years old, living
at 1416 Fifteenth street, are alarmed
ove rhis disappearance. The aged man
left home yesterday afternoon about 5
o'clock and has not been seen since.
Inquiry at all of the hospitals has
failed to disclose his whereabouts.
A week ago McGibney was accident
ally struck on the head by a piece of
Iron pipe. He has appeared to be in a
dazed condition since the accident. His
family fear that he has met serious
injury in his wanderings.
When he left home the missing man
■wore a dark blue serve suit, a black
slouch hat, soft white shirt and black
necktie. He is short and stout and
has a gray mustache. McGibney be
long to a family of old residents of
West Oakland. They are anxiously
seeking word of his whereabouts.
OAKLAND, July 25.—According to
the annual report of County Superin
tendent of Schools Frlck, there Mere
32,667 pupils enrolled in the public
schools of the county last year. The
report was forwarded today to the state
superintendent of public instruction.
The total expenditures for the main
tenance of schools during the year was
$1,447,826.93. The total valuation of
elementary school property is $4,088,
--531, of higrh school property $1,341,866.
The total amount paid to male in
structors was $148,136.63, and to female
instructors $841,990.15.
| Marriage Licenses |
♦ —r — —— '■ -♦
OAKLAND, July 25.—The following marriage
licenses were issued today: ■„ .: ' ;
Carl E. Anderson, 30, and Ruth E. Waterman,
28. both of Oakland.
George W. Slater, 38, and Josephine Lyons,
24. both of Oakland. . ,
- Antoue i J., Schnilttgen, 49, Sacramento, and
Frances E. Schmittgen, 41, San Francisco.
Allan G. Moran, 30, San Francisco, and Julia
L. Roberts. 23, Santa Barbara.
Joseph LanßOnsand, 28, Stege, and Agatha
Schuler, 21. Berkeley. .
James A. ■ Eddlngton. 37, and Caroline Land
berg, 34, both of San Francisco.
Andrew B. Leary, 28, and Cordelia O. Ste
vens. 24, Oakland.
Claude N. Smith, 2."«, Seattle, and Emma
Kemp<\ 24, St. Ixiuls.
George .R. Wei born. 38, and Lillian Elsen
hauer, 81, both of Oakland.
Ferdinand Johnson, 24. and Sarah E. Whit
tinptnn. 20 both of Alameda. -
Fredeelck A. Spear, 83, and Enid Root, 20,
both of Berkeley. » ■ .'• • -■.>■■ •
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University of California Opera
tor Wins Piedmont "Cen
tral" Over Phone
BERKELEY. July 25—A mild flirta
tion begun over the telephone wires
between California hall, the adminis
tration building of the University of
California, and the Piedmont Tele
phone exchange nine months ago de
veloped into a romance between Charles
Schindler, who received his degree In
May, and Miss Ula Roff, whom he
married in San Rafael two weeks ago.
During his college course, Schindler
acted as night exchange board operator
for the university. Whether the wires
were crossed or there wu a call from
the Piedmont "central" he does not
know, but at any rate their voices met.
The first talk over the wires was fol
lowed by nightly conversations, which
grew tender as the weeks of tlje tele
phonic acquaintance continued.
A meeting was sought and the own
ers of the voices were as well pleased
as when several miles of wires »ep
arated them. For reasons best known
to themselves, howeven, the couple
sought the Marin county Gretna Green
and were made man and wife by Judge.
Poultry Association to Give
Show in November
OAKLAND. July 2o.—L. N. Cobble
dick will deliver an address on "Rais
ing and Conditioning Fowls" at the
regular monthly meeting of the Alh
meda County Poultry association
Wednesday evening in the Polytechnic
Business college, Twelfth and Harrison
The next annual show of the associa
tion will be held in Oakland November
21-27. The judges will be Harry H.
Collier. Tacoma, Wash.; R. V. Venn,
Fresno, and L. N. Cobbledick. Oakland.
The officers of the association are:
President, W. E. Gibson; vice president,
James Stanefield, and secretary-treas
urer, W. T. Frost.
Blisters Broke and Formed Scabs.
• Nose Covered with Them. Very
- Itchy. Used Cuticura Remedies.
Now Hasn't a Single Mark.
» , > ..
"My nephew first snowed signs of eczema
I on the middle finger, and it 'came out like
a blister. . His mother thought he had gotten.
a burn in some way unknown to her, and she
treated it as such. He must hare rubbed his
face with that hand, as it then broke out on
his nose the same way. When the blisters
■ broke, they shriTelled up and formed scabs.
His nose was covered with scabs, and it was
Tery itchy. He was badly disfigured with un
; sightly scabs. At first, his nose was sore,
and it gradually became worse so his mother
a took him to the doctor. He gave her some
preparation, and told her to - rub the ' scabs
off erery day, and anoint the affected, part
with the medicine he gave her.
"The man must hare been insane, as that
was extreme J torture ,to the child who was j
: only two years . old at the time, and that
was two years ago. Well, we decided, that
, that treatment would have to end. ■ I sug
gested Cuticura Ointment and ■ they bought
. It ■ and' put 'it on freely every day; for two
weeks. He had the eczema for four weeks
altogether, but was getting gradually worm
I until they used the Cuticura Remedies, and
he was cured in two weeks. He most cer
tainly would hare been scarred with the
other treatment, but now he hasn't a single
mark. Cuticura Remedies cured him in two
weeks, and now we always keep them in the
house." (Signed) Miss Ida Slavin, 283 South
Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 4, 1911.
For.more than a generation the Cuticura
Remedies have afforded the most economical
for affections of the skin and scalp
' of Infants, children and adults. A cake, of
.'Cuticura Soap (25c.) and a box of Cuticura
Ointment (50c.) are often sufficient. Al
though sold throughout the world, a liberal
sample of each, with 32-p. book on the skin,
: will be sent free, on j application to I Potter
". Drug & Chem. Corp., Dept. 13A, Boston.

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