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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
WHEELER 'SWINGS'
BACK TO BERKELEY
President of State University
Returns From Visit to
Alumni in the South
BERKELEY, Nov. ,9.— -Benjamin Ide j
Wheeler, president of the University }
of California, and .James K. Moffit, j
president of the Alumni association, re- 1
turned this morning from a swing!
around the southern part of ■ the state, j
in which they visited or organized sev- j
era! alumni "clubs. The president's tour j
was his first visit in an official capacity |
to the graduate organizations. '; •?-.,
. Evidence of the interest stimulated I
is shown by the number of graduates J
who are to attend the big'game Satur
day. The largest alumni attendance in •
the history of Rugby, and perhaps of ;
Intercollegiate sports in the state, is *
assured. '
- WHEELER ENTHUSIASTIC 7y></"/7'
** " President Wheeler* spoke in high en
thusiasm of his trip, saying: «
>-*• "We arrived at San Luis Obispo ;
Thursday, November 2, with a good
body of alumni at the station to meet ,
.us, "headed by Donald Smith. In the;
, evening we had a dinner, attended by
graduates, and a reception to the larger
public. The next day we visited Santa
Barbara, As at San Luis Obispo, so;
here, a club of alumni was organised
with Charles A. Edwards '82, as presi
dent. Saturday we were in Ventura; :
graduates came from the whole coun
try roundabout; at dinner we had over
40 of them," counting in the husbands
who brought their wives and the wives
who brought their husbands. It was a
very enthusiastic and admirable as
semblage. We are convinced that here
after assemblages should always In
clude the women. At Los Angeles 'we
were received by a committee of the
alumni and entertained at the Country
club."
WISCONSIN IDEA
At San Diego President Wheeler and
Moffitt' were entertained, by the Col
lege Women's club. In -the evening
Wheeler addressed 800 persons. In this
speech he expressed the hope that soon
the* University of California will occu
py the same position in relation to
California as the University of Wis
consin does in that state, where the
experts of the university are the
people's advisers in all matters of pub
lic weal, leaders of the academic and
cultural thought even being called in
consultation with the state executive
officers at regular meetings. Following
the address. President Moffitt of the
alumni called a meeting to form a club.
At Visalia, according to the presi
dent, the spirit of the San Diego meet
ing was again manifested.
FIRE BOARD RETAINS
MURPHY APPOINTEE
Yard Superintendent Wants Job
Given George Knorp
Fire Chief Murphy's assignment of j
, Foreman Machinist George Knorp to
break in the men handling the new [
motor driven apparatus of the depart
ment was upheld by the commission
yesterday. Superintendent Gleason of
the corporation yard suggested to the
commissioners that ? the job logically
should be a part of his duties.
The members of the board agreed
that the chief ought* to run the depart
ment and that Knorp should be kept on
the job. No move was -made, in spite
, of persistent rumors of j ill will toward ;
the chief, to oust Murphy from the i
"command of the department. • i
The commission, informed a com
mittee from upper Sunset that the de
partment would Install a chemical en
gine in the, vicinity of Ninth avenue
and P street as soon as fund« were
voted and the school directors had con
sented to the transfer of one of trie
school lots for the house.
y A number of Glen Park residents
petitioned for more fire protection, and
the chief will look over the ground
and report. •„ '■-.', 77
Battalion Chief Capelli reported that
the "accident on 'October 24, when Fire
men Wills and Harrington were injured
in a buggy collision with .an automo
bile driven by Mrs.? J. D. McCarthy of
2166 Hayes street, was caused by the
cerelessness of Mrs. McCarthy, she not
looking the way, she* was:driving.
PHI ALPHA DELTAS
OPEN NEW QUARTERS
Initiation and Banquet Mark
Law Fraternity's Affair?-Jiff
The Phi; Alpha Delta law fraternity!
of the University of California formally-,
opened its new, headquarters at 220|8
Buchannan? street last * evening : .with
initiation of seven candidates, a * ban J
quet, speeches,' songs and a 7 genera^
house warming. All the active mem/
bers, most of whom attend the .Hast
ings law college, were present, as well
as many prominent alumni from cities
about the bay. 7
The chapter of Phi Alpha Delta was
granted! to the University of California
last May. _B§__/-lK§B»i^Si
7 The present active members in the
university are:-
Oscar W. Hilton, . Channcey F. Eldridge, Glenn
West, Herbert Chamberlain. Jerome B. Kavan
auph. Eric G. Scndder, Ray J. O'Brien. Walter
E.'Hettman, Thomas B. Boiler, Blame McOowan.
Henry K. de Jarnette. Emll Hoercher. A. F. Pat
terson,"' Cyrus Croop. Lawrence Edwards."* "
CREDITORS SAY LIQUOR
FIRM IS INSOLVENT
Want Federal Court to Declare
Messe & Co. Bankrupt
Creditors of Messe & Co., liquor
dealers;of Monterey, asked? the United
States district?court yesterday to . de
clare that firm-bankrupt,?* The .petition^,
ers, and, the .amounts they claimed was
due"-them, were?* A; ?G.?Metz,7 $6,530.53;
First National » bank of- Monterey;
$2,750^ and Silas W. Mack, $100.
Brown & ; Alcorn, doing 7 business in
this city, have been?cited in involun
tary bankruptcy by the Western Elec
tric: company, Bennet Brothers I and' W.
AY. Montague & C 0.,? to whom ?It is I al
leged that $61.31, $523.99 and $465.41
are due respectively. ? 7 ' '"^BPB
W. L. Cannon, a carpenter of Stock
ton, has filed a petition in Insolvency,
owing $1,952.50, with no available, as
sets. .. ■* " . ;-.???■" ?'. ; ;"' *' - 7.
WIFE ASKS FOR ARREST
OF OAKLAND PHYSICIAN
Accuses Dr. F. A. Steel of
Threatening to Shoot
[Special Dispatch to The Call] v
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 9.—Complaining
to the ? police?? that her husband, ; Dr.
F. A. Steel, Seventeenth street and San
Pablo avenue, Oakland, invaded 7? her
sleeping? apartments last 7 night and
threatened ;to stoot her If /she did not
return to? Oakland' with him.? Mrs.
Steel today; asked the ? arrest ;j, of f the
physician. The police Investigated the
matter, but no arrest? has been made.'j
The Steels - have been separated two I
years.
Read on Unclassified:' pages of to
day's Call what the leading Real Estate
Firms* will do on Sunday, * Nov.? 12 *7 7
Violet Nebelung Who
Is on Committee
For College Party
U. C. SOPHOMORES
PLAN FOR DANCE
Program Kept Secret to Prevent
Filling of Cards Before
Event
BERKELEY, Nov. 9.The University
of California sophomores will hold their
next informal dance the evening of No
vember 17, announcement being made
today that bids would be obtainable
next week. The affair is being ar
ranged by a committee of the class of
1914. - ,'7^^^_^_H_flßß__9H|
The members of this committee.have
made a change in the 7 arrangements
heretofore followed in university dances
in withholding until the evening of the
dance the list of 'dances.?: The reason
for this is that students,-obtaining lists'
of the dances weeks before the 'i affair
takes place, fill their cards ■ advance
with the result of cliques in the classes
and many "wallflowers." Frequently
this term and other student ' organiza
tions have made protest ; against this
custom/which* the ; sophomore] commit
tee seeks to obliterate. Members of the
committee so acting are: *
H.W. Cochran, chairman; O. B.Smith,
! floor manager; Miss. Violet Nebelung,
j Miss Maryly Krusi, Miss Annie Massey,
i Miss'-. Clotilde* Grunsky, Miss Claudia
| Massey, H. H. Davis, Dr. R. Jacobs,
David Duncan Jr.,- K. W.. Shattuck: and
B. M. Burnham.. _
ENGINEER, SPURNED BY
HIS WIFE, SEEKS DEATH
Poisoned Man Found in Time to
Save His Life
OAKLAND,? Nov. 9.—By drinking two
ounces of formaldehyde B. ; A. Bonner, a
stationary engineer employed in Wood
land, today tried-to end his life.. ;,He
was found in the street by P. J. Lati
more of 1065 Kirkham street and hur
ried to the receiving hospital,; where
'emergency treatment by Steward Sam
Piatt saved his?life. 77? 7 7"
\«:Bonner said he called at the resi
dence 7of his : mother in law, Mrs. A. B. j
Stebbins of 7 856 East Twentieth .'street
to see his wife, and their little boy.
Mrs. Stebbins is said to -.have? told him
that they were not there, but Bonner
said* that his t wife afterward f came ?to
, the door r and curtly told him * she would
have nothing to do with him and that
he could not see the baby.
Bonner then ? bought the formalde
hyde and 7 drank it near Latimore's
home. 'A~.'X--\yA'.~X'X-AX
rHe i says he and his wife were: happy
until they- came?to.Califorriia: from Ore
gon a year ago and blames his trouble
to his mother in law. ? . XX. ?
LABORER MEETS WITH
HIS THIRD ACCIDENT
Oakland C Man Hit by Train
Ijf7 While Using Crutches >'
S^AKLAND,7"Nov.V* 9.—His left leg
Brushed by a Seventh-street, car ? re
cently and his right hand severed; ten
pilars ago by machinery, William Perry,
a laborer living at 1651 Eleventh street,
crushed■: and; his . skull> fractured beside
was found with his right leg and foot
crushed 1 and his skill fractured? beside
the ."Western Pacific track*; San* Lean
dro today. 777?7y?7?7 x-,:A'
Perry's crutches lay where he .-'had
been struck, indicating? that he ; failed
to hear the? train and had been ' hit
while walking along the track. \
?* Perry is 34 , years told and unmarried.
He was removed; to the Samuel Merritt
hospital. His : recovery is doubtful.*:??- 1
PROTEST AROUSED BY
PRICE OF SCHOOL LOT
Directors ;of Commerce Cham
-7 ber Oppose* Purchase
[Special Dispatch to The Call] *
■/■ SACRAMENTO, '.''-Nov.;*> 9—A special
meeting of the Chamber of Commerce
directors7has? been called for Friday
evening to take*; steps 'to? prevent the
purchase> by the city board of educa
tion of a'sehool;site at Twenty-seventh
and streets for $54.000; on the ground
that it is an excessive?price? The grand
jury Is investigating the proposed pur
chase. AAx:'~A!y"A.; 77'?'* 7?7 '" '??"?7'77--
S PIONEER IS TAKEN >BY/:'"* 7
DEATH IN STOCKTON
Qus Smith Crossed Plains to the
Coast in 1850, _,
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
7 STOCKTON, Nov. 9.7-Gus . Smithy
pioneer,, died at "St 7 Joseph's home ? to
day. Death was due ' to? paralysis.} Smith
came to California in 1850. He was
j the brother of the* late J. L?C?7 Smith?? a
) wealthy land owner of thl» section.
j He was also the great uncle of Clar
ence and, Lynwood % Hall of ■■-.: Stockton?
Smith was . 75 years -of - age. 7 ??'77 7
MARRIAGE LICENSES
ISSUED IN STOCKTON
[Special 1 Dispatch to The Call]
STOCKTON, Nov. 9.—The county
clerk : has granted marriage licenses as
follows: M. Higgtnbotham,
ny Llnd^-30, H!and;Bessie E. Dean, Bur
son, 27. William F. Davy, 33, and Eu
genia A. Costa, 22,.b0th of Stockton.
ELMHITRST S BANK I ABSORBED—San
IK Nov. 9.—The fi First *.? National I bank 'of 5 San i
H Leandro f has % taken £ orer J the i Eimhurst | bank,
7 which i will 1 be t continued I as 5 a $ branch f of I the
; First National. . . ■ . - ,
THE * SAN FRANCISCO; CALL, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10,' 1911: V *
PIONEER DETECTIVE
ILL WITH APOPLEXY
Henry N. Morse,; Sheriff :of Ala
meda County in Days ;of
Outlawry, Stricken ; j
OAKLAND. Nov. 9.Henry N.
Morse, pioneer, former sheriff xof Ala
meda county in the' days of outlawry,
and,*, head - of the Morse detective and
I patrol service of - San»- Francisco, lies
j stricken j with apoplexy at his home,
Hanover/ avenue and Newton,. Peralta
I Heights^* Morse is under the care of
Dr. N. H. Chamberlain, a trained nurse,
and his'daughter, Mrs.7C/S. Macmul
| lan. The attending physician .said to
day that .there was a fair chance of
his recovery. ... : A.X *,'7;7?:7
Morse was stricken Monday even-j
ing."*. He had been in the' best of health,
despite his 75 years. : *
■'Morse; came'.to"?California in 1549.
During his .; years as sheriff of this
county Morse? broke up many gangs
of 7 cattle '•■ and -7 hor«e 7 thieves 7 and ?of
bandits that infested the hills and val
leys of this -and contiguous counties.
He was associated with the' late
Thomas Cunningham, sheriff for many
years of San Joaquin county and, like
Morse, of fearless character.
? /Among episodes in which • Morse fig
ured ?as X principal was; the /captureJ/of
Tiburcio Vasquez, leader of 7a band of
outlaws, whom he drove /out/ of this
part 'of ? the country. ' , 7 7 '
7} Morse was .In many battles with
these early day terrors, and many
times the target for bullets. His life
story ; is?replete 'with incidents"'of/the
pioneer life. ' '.'',' ■■■'■.
CHINESE WOULD RATHER
DIE THAN/BE DEPORTED
Lacerates Throat and Stomach
v Trying to End Life ?/,
Beset with the < notion/ that 7he was
about :to be executed* for ? murder,7Lo
Bot, a Chinese ordered by United States
Commissioner Christian of Los Angeles
to '■*■ be deported,? although he has been
earning his living as '-.-a 7 gardener 7 in
this state . for 27 years, attempted to
kill himself in the Alameda county f jail
early yesterday morning. ?Lo /; Bot's
throat and stomach were found;to have
been severely 7 lacerated with/ his ' own
hands. 77 • .■/--'' ■■" ' ?' ' - 7 7-.7--7.
7 The ..Chinese /had been X brought .to
this city and his attorney, T. J. K. Mc-
Goweru* sought to have him returned- to
Los Angeles on habeas corpus proceed
ings begun three days ago. A de
murrer to Lo Bot's appeal; from/ the
deportation order was '** entered 7by J the
government. Meanwhile, McGowen, at
the behest of the Sing Fat and other
Chinese companies, will seek to have
the X case : brought before ; the district
court In 4 Los Angeles. 77 7a ?.: ? 7
Although*there is a physician■ at the
Alameda ,county* jail /detailed to care
for'federal' prisoners, he was not called
upon to treat Lo Bot. who .spent the
day. in this city .« with* his wounds un
dressed. , 77/ 7,7 /?'■-:' '*
PRETTY GIRL ARRESTED IS
ALLEGED "HOTEL JUMPER"
Police Hold Her on Charge of
7 Stealing Clothes —
• Miss Evelyn Dibble, ;a pretty and
attractive young woman, said to also
known vas Evelyn Mayer,? was arrested
yesterday afternoon and booked at the
city prison • on 'a? charge: of i grand lar
ceny. Vln her arrest the police believe
they?,* have 7in 7 custody a 7 much wanted
wsman who has * been living ait • many
well X' known ?? hot 7 and;. apartment*
houses under assumed • names : and leav- (
ing without paying rent. t ?7: -'XyA\
?7Miss'Dibble? is accused by Miss Emma
8aker,7749 Taylor street, and head
stenographer "of / the .■ Panama-Pacific
Exposition company, of entering her
apartments and r stealing clothes valued
at $175. Detectives Minehan and Mor
ris J say they, have information that the
young woman owes a? large? number of
bills to many of the leading department
stores. 7 The; grand; larceny charge will
be heard in the police court, this morn
ing.
POISONED BULLETS AND
THE DEVIL FIGURE HERE
* ..-'"' -. -. .- .." - ...... . ■; . > .. . - -
Theilman's Air Their Family
Jars in Court
■.'•--* The atmosphere ?of Judge . ?Sturte
vant's (.courtroom? was' surcharged*? yes
terday > with accusations 7 and counter
accusations?:ln 7 the divorce "??• suit 7of
Thellman *• against Charles Theil
man?:T-al grocer, whose residence 7? and
place of; business:; is at Carl' and Stari
yan streets. 7 *?* 7'■ ' -*••' ■'•-''.? 7*7*
Mrs. Thellman ; charged her? husband
with - striking her with his fists*7arid
the patrolman who was {called tto ; quell
the disturbance testified that he found
her severely bruised. The husband de
nied that he struck her, and said that
he - was in constant danger of his life.
"I "would shoot 1 you7with?" a poisoned
bullet. if, Ij\ wasn't afraid the devil
would get me," Is one of - the? threats
he says his wife made.•.*-.,"• 7
7;'. The case -was I continued: to permit the
taking of a deposition. 7,7 ? 7 777?
HARBORr MASTER STAYS j
AT POST UNTIL END !
[Special IDispatch: to > The • Call]
7 STOCKTON, Nov. 97—Thomas Cos
groVe,??local•- harbormaster,^? died 7 this j
morning. He attended his duties yes
terday, although? he had been failing
for?? several ] months?? He was 29 years j
of age. *-,'?' - " - :.*»■»
"-,; 7 „, 7 ????.•'" *""*7 ,' 7-- % ''- I
MTK SHH'l*lAti IMKl,LlliK.>lK j
■"-' -'■■"--;■ . ■"A—— ■ A.x\ .
; _ Memoranda
:: It *is reported? an explosion,''took-place* aboard
the IBr ', stmr> Mina t Brea, .ing. In * Hunters '. point
drydock: I amount | of | damage I not I yet, | ascertained.'
ye Per* whaling,* stmr Kftrlnk, at S San 8 Francisco
Not. 9 from t'nalaska—Oft. 17, 18 and 18, after
leafing ■ Unalaska, experienced a succession of SE
and NE gales; with * a high- cross sea. filling 'decks
to the rails and. Coo-ling cabin and forecastle and
carried away., the* midship starboard ; boat I and da
vits*, had to use plenty of oil in bags to keep sea
down. - - - * ... 4
ts Perl whaling stair*- Herman, at San Francisco
Nov. 9 j from * I'nalaska —On { Oct. IS, while I lying
at the wharf at 1 I'nalaska. experienced; two earth
quakes I which 1 shook | tbe.f town I and f did § consider?
able I damage; | earthquake * followed ** by Jan |' ENE
gale; I the piling on 1 wharf [was ? carried (away/ and
the S Herman I dragged i ashore, where !It I remained
for 12 1 hours,** when l It ! was ; ketched * oft* i the | beach
and" proceeded to San Francisco ; with very little
damage.
r4 Scow 5 scbr Theresa, while "ailing up the bay,
collided with | pilot s boat America s and {tor* 8 Its
mainsail. . '* . ? 7 •
v BY r ,TJ2nTI3)'7WIBELESS . *|
• Thursday, November, 9. *?'
STEAMER WASHTENAW—From Port San Lola
Hi for Portland:!' ■**. a. n>., 29 ■ miles north lof j Point
ft Arena; S calm: % large west swell; barometer
* UT».9o^temperature 54. ' ■
STEAMER OLEUM—From Port * San i Lola for j San
§ Francisco; p?7:30! a. m.. 5 j milessouth lot i Pigeon
point; 5 light north I wind; i moderate : sea; barom
eter 28.80: temperature 59.
STEAMER ROSE ' CITY— ! San 1 Francisco 1 for,
San Pedro; 4 a. m., off Point Conception;
* cloudy; f light J northwest • wind; i small northwest
I^ sea; 1 barometer 30.07;: temperature 64-:•," **-r.^r,**j
FALL FOLIAGE FOR
WEDDING BOWER
Miss Bessie McFarland Be
comes Bride of Frederick
si??,? <
Kitchner
:-x OAKLAND, Nov. 9.—-The marriage ; of
Frederick-Kitchner, formerly of Oak
land, but now of J Orange Heights, near
Visalia, and Miss Bessie McFarland was
solemnized this evening at a house cer
emony at. the McFarland residence -in
j Alameda. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Fletter
lof this city attended the bride and
bridegroom. They were preceded 7to
the marriage'bower by the ribbon bear
ers, Leslie Kergan. Earl Borton. Wil
son.Bennett,- Albert i McCoomb and Les
lie?-- Strong. The entire house in its
decorative?, scheme 7 suggested an au
tumn scene, brilliant .-foliage and
masses of .; yellow chrysanthemums be-
Ing combined. The bower with 7 its
■ large bell was I mad c .entirely of ; chrys
anthemums and ferns. Mrs. ? Fletter.
wore;a?handsome;robe;of., apricot satin
with an overdress of t net in the same
shade. She carried an armful?' of
I maidenhair fern. °. 7 ■ 7^tt_g^t_9___BßM
\ The wedding dress was of white satin
with embroidered white chiffon draped
over it. The conventional /' veil and
shower of lilies of the valley. completed
the; costume. The service ,was: read "j by
Rev. E. R. Dille. / .7 .
7;After their. : honeymoon Mr. and Mrs.
Kitchner will Hive in Orange ? Heights.
„-/■■? ' 7;*V77*77?* ?'?/••■• .X .. " ?
I; ; A-nu/nber of the girls of the younger
set have received cards for the large
tea over which Mrs. Raymond Thayer
will preside as hostess on the afternoon
of . Saturday,? November* 18, "at * her home
in San Rafael. Mrs. Thayer was? for
merly s Miss Laura McKnight of Fruit
vale. ?Both)the* McKnight?arid .Thayer
families are well known in the district
east'of * the' lake, where they lived?' for
many years. 7; ?- 7 ..•-■'..•
•Mrs. Harvey Goodman entertained f a
dozen •■ friends ?at i luncheon 7 this after
noon at her Berkeley residence. «
* Miss Kate Field has set her marriage
with William Henry 4 Sharp for Satur
day/ November 25.7 The ceremony will
take place at the residence-of her
mother/ Mrs. Henry K. Field in Berke
ley? ■ and*-' w-ill :„ be attended /; only by
closest friends. All the appointments
of the marriage will be'marked" by sim
plicity. "7 • '. ■
i Miss Elizabeth Orrlck/hassent out
cards for an elaborate dinner preceding
the .first/dance':of ?: the Friday Night
club ■ December 1, making Miss Dorothy
Taft and Miss Nellie . Adams, two of the
season's /debutantes, the guests of
honor. 7 7 ***•-, ■ . 7 -'
7//7r ?:/? ■
7 In honor of Mrs. Wright Mrs. Nahl
will7 # entertain at luncheon tomorrow
afternoon at the **home "of her mother, 5
Mrs. Andrew Davis. Mrs. Wright with
■her l husband is spending the early sea
son .In :the bay.cities as the, house guest
of) her sister. Mrs. Raymond/Wilson.! in
North Berkeley. Several <of i the "affairs
of \ the* winter are being planned In her
honor. ' 777 77.7% 7-7 77' ■
.*///.-*'
7 Mr. and Mrs;-JohnV Andrews are com
ing up from their home in' Los :Angeles
to spend a few days as the house guests
of Mr;'and?Mrs?" Clarence ;Shuey. The
party will go to Palo 'Alto' Saturday to
attend the ; t football , game. . Andrews
was prominently known as Jan 7 under
graduate in the University, of : Califor
nia. ;'i ..'.'. X"--X ?-"'*••*,";"-; -■• "7"' 1:.??
Mrs. A. L. Leber was a hostess of the
afternoon, entertaining the members of
one of the winter's card clubs at bridge
and tea.:?.;?7r''y '* ' 7 77." .";*77'77'7
! Mrs. Frederick will .entertain
at bridge tomorrow afternoon at her
home in ? Claremont as ? a ! farewell *to
Mrs. Frank Ewer, who with her hus
band will leave? Tuesday "for? Boston to
live. ' --??-' -7 • •■?:- •.---, ..-■ -.■"■■
Sunday afternoon. November 19. Mrs.
Herbert ? Sanford Howard will be heard
In an interpretation of "Mary Magda
lene" in the Temple of Fine Arts in
Berkeley. 7: The following Wednesday
afternoon 7; Mrs. Howard 7 will read
( "Monna Vanna" y before a * coterie ? of
friends? whom Mrs. William Hart Wood
is 'entertaining at < the Fairmont. "" 7
COMMITTEE TO WORK FOR
UNION OF CIVIC BODIES
Merchants' Exchange 7 Takes
xx Steps to Further Project
BERKELEY, ' Nov. : 9. —The ?; "get ; to
gether" v movement,? 7 which 7; has been
; manifested lately In the civic and com
mercial organizations of Berkeley,
receive* a decided impetus \ through the
action of the Merchants' exchange to
day in appointing a committee of three
men to confer with the other bodies,
such as the Chamber of Commerce, the
board of trade, and Manufactucers' and
Producers' association, with a view to
establish unity of action. r ? ? *
?The??move Is significant in view of
the election of directors of the Cham
ber of Commerce recently who are
pledged to bring about, if it be feas
ible, an amalgamation? of they bodies??.
'The Merchants' exchange committee
[consists of £Don M. .. Roberts, Herbert ,
Jones and Maurice Hirshfeld. The ap
pointments were made by President
W. L. Woodward ; following a discus
sion ; of the question .-by., Woodward,
Jones, H. S. Howard, Hlrshfeld,7]N6ah;
W. Gray, N. O. Mors e?fAl?J.'|C,dpel and *
George Stoddard, Friend ,W^. Richard
;s6n7o7T.'Nish, Robert^; A. S. Cooley
and F. L. Butterfleld. ',',... " "
7~ Committees that- are investigating
local trade conditions reported that
business men of Berkeley are not only
sanguine, but report good f present re
sults. Further reports from commit
tees will be heard at a special meeting
next week. ' .'WbWLWB&ti
"■' w^aaasK. ■ war ' ■ '' El - "II ' *BB '"■■ Hi ■U * ■ H ' M.aaa\v^.^Wm *:A t'A^x 7
HUNTER HIGH-BALL
REFRESHING. SATISFYING? INVIGORATING
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WHEATFIELD GROWS
CROP OF DWELLINGS
Schoolhouse Is Dedicated al
Cressy, Three Months 7:
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BERKELEY, Nov. -9:—Where three
months ago was a wheatfleld in Mer
ced? county, there: now stands the« new .
town of. Cressy,'.which* yesterday; dedi- j
cated Its new schoolhouse, .' a $7,000 j
structure, i finished before' the town it-»
self was built. Some of ihe Inhabi
tants are still sleeping in tents while
their homes are 7 being finished, but fj
the schoolhouse 7is ready for their
the new citizens of the new- .
est city having voted bonds unani- .
mously ; about three/ months * ago. *.-. (
7 This 'is?the:tale brought"back to the
campus -this/morning. by Prof. W. B.
Hummell7 an instructor in y the division
of agricultural education in the college
of agriculture. He and State Super
intendent of * Public Instruction? Hyatt
were * speakers: at the dedication of .the
school.
A "That Is the' most ■ remarkable growth
of .'a: town '- that- appears *to be ? decidedly
permanent'that; 1 ;•' knew of." remarked
Hummell. X "Besides the schoolhouse
there is a hotel in - the town already.
There, were from 60 *to 75 adults pres
ent at the; ; school/dedication yester
day." ; X / /".-?
PRETTY RUNAWAY
FOUND IN OAKLAND
Girl,, Who Says She Has a Love
, Affair, Dissatisfied With
Home
- OAKLAND, Nov. : 9.—Genevieve7Cor-
nell^ who says she yis -16 years old,
was found*ln-a room at 406 Telegraph
avenue today by Corporal James Flynn
and charged with being a runaway.
She is the daughter of Mrs. - Phillip
Cornell], 252 East Second street. Long
Beach, and 7 informed the police that
she» left home because of-' mistreatment
by stepfather, Leroy Johnson. 7*
In - the" possession of *. the girl, who is
pretty and apparently not used .to", mak
ing her own way, was a card with \ the
name of Earl L. Strickland, a sales
man of' the, George G. Clows company
of ! Philadelphia, She said she was In
love with this man, and her relations
with him will be investigated jbyi the
police. :*. -. 7 ■ .:'*'"_ -■'. ... *7 ?7 ; '-.
;,: Strickland is ** In ; Portland. Ore.'.'-but,
leaving ; Oakland, told her that/ she'
could i correspond ■• with 7 him by * writing
in care of F. H. Belton, 315 Eleventh
street. He/Is/ due iin J Oakland ■ tomor
row, according to the girl.77 7 77
The fair? runaway denied * today that
,she left home on account of Strickland.
She said that she met him in iOakland,,
where she fell in love? with hlrn. Miss
Corneill's father lives in Windsor, Can
ada, where she formerly lived. She
says y parents -were divorced and
her, mother was married to Johnson at
Long/Beach/» where /the/ girl attended
[ school. "j" Because [of; her \ stepfather's fat-'
'. titude toward 1 her, she I says \ she«saved
her money and left home fori Oakland.
She/will be returned home. -. *
BUNKO MEN PAY $1,200
TO SQUARE BUNKO GAME
Confidence Men Lose in Frolic
With Druggist
' OAKLAND, Nov. 9.—lt cost Jack
Webb, Harry Shaw, Harry Price, Wil
liam McCarthy and Bert Edwards up
ward^of $1,200 ?to settle the frolic they
had '; at the ? expenses 3of > John I Zajicek,
a druggist of ; St. Louis, '■ when they
bunkoed him out of $350 at a roulette
game 'I operated in Albany. 7 •) 77
77 Webb and Shaw /; pleaded S guilty -to
charges :of gambling, and today Justice
of * the ' T Peace fined Shaw $350
and Webb $100 with alternative jail
sentences. Harry Price, Edwards and
McCarthy were ? fined [X $50 each for
vagrancy. The \ total ;of J fines was * $600,
and all were paid. In addition they
restored the $350 to Zajicek and paid
$50 for his expenses t while detained as
a witness. Besides, Webb, who was
shot while i attempting to escape, had a
hospital and surgeon's; bill to? pay. ( - :
s? John Losher, who was swindled^ with
Zajicek, had $100 restored to.him and
left town. As, an • evidence, 4i of the
reformation- of the bunko men Jack
Webb * has \ been hard at work at { Berke
ley at bricklaying for four days.
SEATTLE MAN'S BIRD a 7„" A?
WINS PIGEON PRIZE
Large. Exhibit at the San Joa
." • quin Poultry -Show V
! i. STOCKTON,?Nov. ,9.—The prize < for
the "best pigeon 7on exhibition at f the
San Joaquin poultry show was awarded
i to T. D. of Seattle. The win
ning felrd is a yellow magpie. pigeon.
There were 530 pigeons on exhibition.
Word i was 4 received ;? from i Oak land f.of
tire arrival of the carrier pigeons. -
COUNTY CLERK OPPOSES
MARRIAGE OF GIRL OF 13
jf--l 7.*?7 V' ,;-'? .>" ' " .', , -„?";; .V;-*;-^:"-»?-;? *.****
License Refused -.Despite Con
«g|p^sent ■. of - Mother :
SUSANVILL-E, Nov. 9.-T-A1 though the
girl's mother 'was * willinr to I give her
consent in writing, the county clerk
yesterday refdsed %to grant a license
to Rufus J. Witzel to marry . Hattie
Williams. Wltzel is 25 and the girl
13. The girl's mother accompanied
her. ( .' ■ y . ■ .*.-.? v ,-*i>t**"v*!»*4 &S
A. J. Evers, Who
Is President of
School Association
STUDENTS WILL
PUBLISH NEW BOOK
University of California Associa
tion May Join Coast League
f of Architects
BERKELEY, Nov. 9.—Definite plans
will be made by the Architectural asso
elation of:the University of California
to add one more to,the" list of annual
student publications jin the y form 7qf; a
year book of the architectural ; depart
ment of the university, similar in de
sign and contents to the books -of like
nature put ; forth by? leading universi
ties in the east. {■ -7* ? 7n/7'
77An editor and business manager will
be appointed next week by A. J. Evers,
the student president -of the association.
Evers will also v name J committees 7on
selections and editing and on financing
and distribution, who with the manager
and editor will constitute the \ publish
ing board. c .' 77-?7. , " ;
The first number of the:book will be
issued next April. 7? 7 7 ;7 7
' ; The association '* has ■ also decided to
apply -for ''^ membership in the Architec
tural league of the Pacific coast, which
has "member clubs in the larger cities of
the coast and is f allied with the Na
tional Society of Beaux Arts Architects
of New York. ? The c membership will
confer? unusual 7 benefits on the U. C.
students In the i form?of, practical ex
perience. Individual exhibits y may .be
entered 7in 7 the 7' annual competition*.
while the students' will be brought
closely in touch with > the work ;of the
leading f architects. .
The university students 'hope to 'be
admitted to membership so that they
may enter exhibits in the annual meet
ing of the league,! which will be held at
Los Angeles February, 1912. 7 ;
MERCHANTS ASK LOWER
FIRE INSURANCE RATES
.Committee of Exchange^ Deal
:'; A ing With Underwriters - 7
; OAKLAND, f Nov.; 9.The question .of
fire Insurance rates in this city was
discussed^ at the last meeting \of the
Merchants' exchange. 77J/7C.7- Downey,
chairman of 7 the committee '?' lit; work
for reduction, said that,lts report would
be made at the meeting Tuesday, but
no * understanding with the;: board 'of
fire -underwriters?had* been reached. ?-
In order to check! the reductions that
the underwriters profess to have made
since the installation ; of : the salt water
system,^property owners/t in ? the city
were requested 5 to? send ? ; statements *» to
'the?*; committee of any t reductions i* in
premiums in the last three > years. * ??:
Property owners Interested In the
extension! of Broadway at Fifty-ninth
street have arranged }. for - a conference
regarding rights of way. ' v?' 77
FIREMEN* REWARDED—AIameda. Nov.. 9.—
:. The (-■. United Engineering works, through, Its
• manager, „ J." IR. i Christy, has given l $50 . to* the
i 7Relief f associations of the > fire? department |in
1 *•appreciation lof | the work ( of, the firemen • Tiif*s
piAsij j morning, when flames > destroyed t- a join-;
ing shop'at the; works 'on the' estuary. ;'.r?7
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WATER COMPANY'S
CHARGE EXCESSIVE
City Council .Orders Reduction
; in Bill for Jurgens'
Premises
OAKLAND, Nov.j 9.The city council
passed a resolution today ordering ', the
Peoples* Water ? company to reduce* its
charges on several I buildings owned by
Charles J Jurgens'in; East ; Twelfth street
to * the amount the company Is entitled
to A collect under the city ordinances.
This action was taken on a report by
Consulting ;Engineer J. H. Dockweiler,
who said that the * company.< had " raised
the rate arbitrarily from $1.50 to $8.75
a month.
According to Jurgens', complaint, last
January?the* water company installed a
single' meter for the buildings he owns,
consisting/ of 7 four ? stores ; with 7 four
flats and a detached? cottage. Most of
the buildings, he said, had been empty
since that time and the minimum meter
rate 7of ' $1.50 was only exceeded one
month. 7 . '
7 From June 16 the company has ren
dered a .regular monthly bill ; for $8.75 •
which Jurgens has? refused; to pay.
Jurgens complained to the water com
pany and ;to the city/council, and* in. a
communication ? said: ? ;
?7'l ; am? not the only one who -Is be
ing overcharged or charged .water, rates
for/premises which are': vacant. A great .
many people have spoken to' me about
the I exorbitant charges * made for water
rates 'on their property, as well as va
cant premises." 7 A A 7 *
? The water company refused;to lower
the rate, alleging;that under the water
rate ordinance no allowance for partial
vacancies could \be made. .. v 7
7Dockweiler's report In part * follows:
> "The Peoples' Water company, hav
ing elected to place the premises of
Mr. Jurgens upon ;'a meter basis, , must
supply water at meter rates. The con
sumption for - these premises during the
last four months has in one month
equaled762s cubic feet, ; which is the
quantity of water which . can ; be used
for 11.50 under current ordinance.?.
--■'. "Therefore, 7. viewing the matter
equitably and »in what. I believe-is the
spirit of the ordinance, I find the rate
for the last 5 four months for; these
premises Is 7 the - sum of •.. $1:50 ;a * month,
being the minimum water rate, for . each?
of said months." <
STOKES * THIAI7 SET— New York. : Nov. o.—
„~ torneys for ; Lillian Graham and Ethel, Conrad.
V charged with -attacking W. E. D, Stokes, the
'wealthy, hotel man. In their apartment."agreed
'? with t the' district t attorney? today7to have | the
v case ready by -November. 20. -y'_ '? •-•■-.■
FACE DISFIGURED
WITH ECZEMA
Covered;with Eruption to Back of
7? Ears So They Hardly Knew What
He Looked Like*; Used Cuticura
;7 : Soap and Ointment. In 4
Weeks Face Fine and Clean
"Our ? little ? boy Gilbert was troubled.
with f eczema ? when but a 7 few weeks. old.
■XXX~xAA- His 7 little '■ -face 7 was'
;? 'ffiffire-t'?' covered with sores even
?.-;«a's| f??. ' to; back'Voff. his -ears.-:
■'7.V»MI * The; poor little fellow
V**^drT^i * suffered very?, much.
•fT^t^Sy^VN* The7sores .beganKas;
'/''l'^^vVv^ pimples';"* his -little face '
■' f/* m ftSi^^^^? WM - disfigured 7 very .
tHls little knew
covered with sores even
to back of his ears.
The poor little fellow
suffered very much.
The sores began as
pimples, his little face
was disfigured very
much. We hardly knew
■■'\/'"K>>iifes^Sß3' ■ what he T looked 7 like; ?
' V^lC^^V^^rbV The face? looked like
iiw ■ I ? W^^j : raw meat. .7. We tied ?
: ?• T^ATf^rS^^hS- little bags of cloth over .
V 7LSl £@&[email protected] his hands to prevent
I bfi A&&JAM him from scratching.
WTtj " "*h jHe was very restless
?|p sj^* ":, 117; at night, his little face
. .' * - "We consulted; two
.doctors at Chicago, where we resided at that
i time??? After trying all the ; medicine of j the*'
I two doctors without any result, we read of the
I Cuticura * Remedies, and ■at once ; bought the
• Cuticura Soap and Ointment. 7 Following' the -
; directions carefully ;? and '■ promptly we * 3 saw '?
? the! result, and after four weeks, the * dear,
I child's face was. as fine and clean as any littla
I baby's face. Every one who saw Gilbert after '
S using the * Cuticura ' Remedies ?was;^^ surprised. 7
He has a head of hair which is a pride for any
i boy lof j Ids age,** three? years. We • can only
recommend the Cuticura Remedies to every
body." (Signed) Mrs.- H. Albrecht,' Box 883, '
West Point, Neb., Oct. 26, 1910. ,'• '
i j Although Cuticura Soap and Ointment are
I sold throughout the world, a liberal sample
of each, with 32-p. book ron l the skin will be ';
i sent ; free, on application to Potter Drug <fe
Chem. Corp., Dept. Boston. "*

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