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SECTION ISSUED EVERY SATURDAY FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS OF SAN FRANCISCO AND CALIFORNIA SECOND STORY TELLING GREAT SUCCESS BOYS AND GIRLS FILL BIG HALL Mrs. Eric K. Olsen Again Holds Juniors Spellbound With Magic of Her Tales The boys and girls who came to the story idling , party given last Saturday by The Junior Call to the children of San Francisco had a splendid time. Ask them. This is the second of a series oi stury telling parties which The Junior lias planned to give, the first having , taken place last month at Scottish Rite temple. That the initial event Was a great success was attested by the en- Uiusiasft! with which the news of the second party was greeted. Do/ens of inquiries were made by telephone and through the mail as to where the affair would be given, and at what time, and anx ious Juniors made their prepara tions accordingly. The big Mission Turnverein hall offered a splendid setting for the throng of children ami their enter tainers, and the first comers gath ered as early as 1 o'clock, though the doors were not to open until 2 o'clock. Out on the steps they camped close up to the great iron barred entrance that blocked the way. At opening time there was a wild race up the two flights of stairs that separated them from the main auditorium. The best runners won the right of way and got the front seats. At the top of the stairway the boys and girls were met by a re ception committee composed of the members of the editorial staff of the Grant school, which edited The Junior that Saturday. The welcoming squad was under the supervision of Fred Ritchie, the editor in chief, and each child was presented with a copy of the Grant school number of The Jun ior Call, which bore on its front page the entire program for the afternoon. At 2:30 o'clock the appearance on the stage of Mrs. Eric K. Ol sen, whose tales have endeared her to The Junior boys and girls of the city, was the signal for quiet. Mrs. Olsen's first story was "Old Pipes and the Dryad." This was followed by a piano solo played by Stefan Vucosavlievich, and then came the second story, which was called "The Five Chi nese Brothers." After this the big audience was entertained for 10 minutes by Artist James Navoni, whose clever"lectures of Alonzo and The Pup brought forth many a laugh from the youngsters. Then came the last story of the day, "Mik kel." Mikkel was a little Norwe gian boy, and his adventures held the boys and girls enthralled un til the last words had fallen from Mrs. Olsen's lips. Then they clapped loud and long, like the enthusiastic Juniors that they were. Altogether it was a must suc cessful party and The Junior was as well pleased as were the boys and (firls who partook 61 its hos pitality. THE San Francisco CALL SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., SATI K DAY, APRIL 20, I'M 2. ALONZO IS BUSIEST DOG IN TOWN ALONZO Urges the Pup to Battle §@ds©ifii JUNIOR BOW WOW TELLS HIS WOES Denounces Muzzle Ordinance and Declares for f : ree Speech The Junior Call, Third and Market streets, San Francisco. Saturday. April 20, y>l2. Good mofilinjf, boys and girls! You will notice that every chance I get 1 send you a letter. The editor has so much to talk about nowadays that it's pretty hard to get a word in edgewise, but once in a while I succeed. Tin , re's nothing like perseverance, you know. I have been very much upset about this muzzle business any way, and really have felt in no mood f> write letterspr anything" eUe. It's hard enough for a dog to make himself understood with out having his mouth lied up so he can't speak at all. Between you and me, I haven't been aide to bark since the ordinance was passed. Now, what d'ye think of that? Last week I made a brand new friend. 11 is name is Dingo, and he is the mascot of the Grant school. His boys and girls edited The Junior for last Saturday, and I'ingo had a picture of himself and a sketch of his life in the paper. We had quite a serious conversa tion in regard to the muzzle out rage. Ife declared that something should be done at once, and T agreed with him. Last Saturday I understand you made the acquaintance of Artist Xavoni at the story telling party. ]Ie is the man who draws pic tures of me and The Pup. He's almost as good as a photographer and not half so cross—never kicks us around. You will notice that with this issue the writing contest will be discontinued. We have lots of good story writers among the Juniors, but T think they must be taking a rest. Our showing of letters received for the last three weeks is very poor indeed. The puzzle department seemed to be as popular as ever, however, and the painting contest always draws a large number of amateur artists. So let's see what you can do with them this week. I went to Berkeley the other day to see what the gardeners in the Berkeley Garden City were doing with themselves, and my! they're the busiest boys and girls I ever did see. They work as though they actually liked it. One boy offered me a cabbage if I could carry it home, but it was too big. for me to handle; then, besides, mother doesn't like cab bage soup. . Now, boys and girls, keep your wits bright. Enter the contests and see if you can't win a prize or two. Let's see if we can't make The Jfltnior < 'all the best juvenile in the west. ALOXZO.