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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
TEACHERS MAKE
INSPECTION OF
MANUFACTORIES
Object of Tour Is to Familiarize
Educators With Home
Industries
Clinic for Treatment of Pupils
Below Normal Is Advo=
cated at Institute
OAKLAND. -O.t. 29.—The Alameda!
County Teachers" Institute began its,
session today with a large number of
men and women leaving Idora park for
an inspection of the city's factories. |
The excursion was taken under the
auspioes of the manufacturers' com-j
mittee of the Chamber of Commerce
and was conducted by a committee from
that organization led by Frederick
Roegle Jr.. secretary.
The visit to the factories has been
made a part of the 'institute conven
tion this year by County Superintend
ent of Schools George W. Frick, who
believes that the educators should have
a more intimate knowledge of local in
dustries. The trip was extensive and
ivas enjoyed by every guest.
Dr. Richard G. Boone of the Univer
sity of California spoke on "'Profitable
Associations for Busy Teachers." Booi__
urged the teachers to mingle and ex
change ideas in their work. He said
that only in this way could the highest j
ideals be disseminated and progress
made in school thought. expressed
himself as against the plan used by
many. of going through the routine
of teaching without seeking to develop
the right kind of habits in children. He
urged that this be done and said that
he thought it could only be accom
plished by a wide association with
other minds.
ADVOCATES PUPILS' CXIMC
Doctor Boone took up the. subject of
children, who are known to be below
or above the normal. Regarding the
former he said:
I think the time will come when
a clinic will be established at the
University of California, where
l-oys and girls below the normal
ran be sent for treatment, just as
it would be possible to procure
treatment for one suffering from
a physical disease. This should be
done, as there are no less than
2,900 children in San Francisco,
Oakland and Berkeley who decided
ly are abnormal. These certainly
would furnish sufficient material
for a university clinic for the next
rive years, even if we took in no
others.
This clinic will be difficult to ob
tain. It will require concerted ac
tion and much work on the part of
the teachers of the county if we
to pet it.- If they are willing
to work and to inform themselves
on this important subject the time
may not be far off when we will
have a folly equipped clinic of this
kind at the University of Califor
nia.
I Doctor Boone spoke also of the work
the manufacturers' committee has been
doing toward the success of the pres
ent session and said that he believed
the visits to the factories would be of
great value to the teachers.
Others who spoke during the day
were Kdward O. Sisson, on "The Edu
cation of the Will*" Doctor Boone, on
"Some Recent Professional Litera
ture," and Edward O. Sisson, on "The
Art of Questioning."
miSIC A BIG FEATURE
Music played a prominent part in
the day's activities. Paul Steindorff,
u*rector of the Oakland park band.
'»,'as at the piano when each musical
number was rendered and his playing
vas an important factor in the success
of the program. Miss Helen Mepow
gave a number of vocal selections,
which were well received by the
teachers.
A session of the high school teachers
was held this afternoon at the Oak
land high school.' The speakers were
Arthur Arlett, J. W. Cooper and J. R.
Sutton. All the teachers will assemble
at Idora park tomorrow for the final
day of the convention. Following is
the day's program:
WEDNESDAY MORNING
Estodi-Btlnm (Laconic)
Sierra fMUtet.
Contralto -
in •■The Reey Muni" t'LanHnn Ronald)
tbi OM Highland melody, •Turn Vc to Mo"
t:i]tn Waters-- AadefWß.
•Pawn Now oe the Hilltop*" (Saint Saens)
■'Hail. Smiling Morn" (Spofforth)
Sierra quartet.
'The Education of too Will."
(c' "The Educator of the Will"
Kdward O. Sisson.
•OaruiPua'" ...ill. I.ane Wilson;
Sierra quartet.
Soprano solo. "I.ibestreu" (Brahms)
Zilpha Rugeles .Tonkins.
Tenor solo. "<io Not, Happy Day" (frorc Ten
nyson's ".Maud" i ttVhepley)
Carl Edwin Anderson.
Quartet fiom "Ripoletto"
Sierra quartet.
Sierra mixed quartet:
Zilpha Rus;:l"s Jenkins, soprano.
RiitU Waterniau Anderson, contralto.
Car! Edwin Anderson, t^nor.
t.'ovei! Moore Redfleid. barytone.
Mabel Hill R>«_eld. a •• nmpanist.
• T<-a. 1 ids of the Mother Tongue." with special
re-Trance to reading aud coaipoaitios,
C, E. Rnjh.
WEDNESDAY A ITER NOON
"Ea Zinciira" (Donizetti i
"yuaniio mo'n v>" ("Ea Bobeme" i.... i I'ueciuij
MIM Elizabeth.Wikox.
Paul Steindorff at piano.
"Bream ot Lore" il.'*_t-Grirnaueri
"Guitarre" i Moszkow>ki >
Mr. and Mrs. Karl GriciiHtier.
"The Vocation MotiTe in Education,"
Richard G. Boone.
"An Open Sci-ref" ( R. TE Woodman i
•Tbiilis Has Such Charming Graeea".. .iWiisOm
"A Birthday"... (Frederic H. Coweut
Mi-s Elizabeth Wilcox.
Paul Steindorff at piauo.
"Moo**ijp_t" lOrionauort
•Dance of the Elves" (Popper)
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Grieuflu'r.
"The Teacher and the Earper Life,"
Edward O. Sisson.
LEAGUE TO WORK FOR
PARKING DEVELOPMENT
Co-operation of Improvement
Clubs to be Asked
BERKELEY, Ot. 29.— The mens
league of the First Congregational
-■nurcn. ot which Prof. Thomas H. Tteed
is president, has begun a campaign to
arouse interest in tlie establishment of
ndequatc public parks and playgrounds
in this city. A series of meetings will !
be held in co-operation with the men's |
leagues of other churches, and the aid j
of improvement clubs will be asked.
This much of the plan was formu- j
lated last evening at a meeting of the
league, before which Prof. David P. I
Barrows and ]•". H. Bird of the Univer- j
BJty of California were speakers.
Doctor Barrow's spoke on "City Plan
ning of Playgrounds." Bird, who holds
W 1". If. Smith fellowship at the 1
university for the study of problems of
urban growth In the b»y cities, re- j
viewed the history of the playground j
movement. I
Leading Oakland Society Folk
To Pass Winter in New York
| Mrs. Frank Lampson Brown, wife of Panama-Pacific exposition director,
and member of woman's auxiliary.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lampson Brown Will Be
Active in Gotham Smart Set
OAKLAND. Oct. 29.—Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Lampson Brown are passing
the winter in New York and have
taken apartments in a hotel. Mrs.
Brown will be active in society of the
"metropolis and will be missed by the
local social set, of which she is a
leader.
As a member of the board of direct
ors of the Panama-Pacific exposition
BroWn is engaged Is promoting the
work of the 1915 fair. Mrs. Brown is
a member of the woman's board,
Which is working: as an auxiliary.
The Brown home in Vernon Heights
will remain closed through the sea
son.
Mrs. John T. Scott will entertain at
a bridge party at the Key Route inn
Thursday afternoon for guests from
both sides the bay. Mrs. Scott is a
newcomer to Oakland and is eagerly
welcomed. Mr. and Mrs. Scott have
divided their time between San Fran
cisco and Burlingame, but will pass
tlie winter in Oakland, having taken
apartments at tlie Key R ou t.c. Scott
is a nephew of Henry Scott and Irv
ing Scott, pioneers of California.
With Mrs. Leon Clark as her guest
of honor, Mrs. Edson F. Adams will
entertain Friday in her home in Pied
mont, asking many guests to meet the
popular bride who is being honored
at many events of the season. Bridge
followed by tea. will be the diversion
of the hour. Mrs. Clark, before her
marriage in the fall, was Miss Viva
Nicholson.
* * *
Tomorrow or Thursday at the latest
Mrs. George K. Whitney will be wel
comed to Oakland after an absence of
six months on the Atlantic coast,
where she visited her daughters. Many
affairs will be arranged to welcome
her.
Tlie bridge party at which Mrs. John
Spring arfd her daughter, Mrs. Robert
Newell, entertained this afternoon at
Beware of the Lure of
Unreasonably Low Price
Fight shy of the bait of unreasonably low price when, purchasing
your piano. Back of any proposition which seemingly enables you
to buy pianos for less than their worth lies future*disappointment for
the unsuspecting purchaser. Pianos are not sold at less than their
value. Neither are they disposed of without profit to the seller. This
fact is apparent to all.
The Ludwig Piano $365
we are confident, is the best piano to be had at that price, and the
figure is low, when the quality is considered. It is well made, of
splendid tone, action and finish. It has been a standard of value for
many years and many hundreds are giving satisfaction in California
homes. / s
The Ludwig Piano is offered at a price that is high enough to
guarantee to you a piano of sterling worth, low enough to enable
you to meet the monthly payments without inconvenience. We un
hesitatingly recommend it as the best piano possible at its price.
VICTOR TALKING MACHINES—SHEET MUSIC
TWO K>TBAXCES:
135-153 Kearny aiW 217-225 Sutter Street
OAKLAND—.-510 TWELFTH AND 1200 WASHINGTON
SAX JOSE—II 7 SOUTH FIRST ST.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30. 1912.
the Town and Gown clubhouse, Berke
ley, was an elaborate function. More
than 100 guests attended. The o'.nb
hmtS- carried decoration in autumn
tints. A siipper rounded out the day.
Mrs. A. S.Macdonald will be a Thurs
day hostess at luncheon and bridge.
* * *
Mrs. Frederick Cutting opened he*
lakeside home yesterday to the mem
bers of-one of the season's card clubs
for bridge followed by tea.
* ■* " * 0
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hubbard. Mr.
an<] Mrs. Samuel Hubbard Jr. and Mr
and Mrs. Charles Hubbard, who have
mad* up the personnel of a family
party abroad have arrived in Boston.
By the end of the week Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Hubbard and Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Hubbard Jr. will be welcomed
to Oakland. Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Hubbard are delaying their homecom
ing for several weeks, which they will
pass in Massachusetts. They are
planning to reach Oakland shortly be
fore Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clay Watson
are established on their plantation in
Mississippi. a part of their honey
moon was- passed in Oakland, where I
they were the house guests of the!
young brides parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. Harrison Clay. Mrs. Watson wa3 j
formerly Miss Nina t*lay. Her debut I
was a brilliant event of last winter
in the south. Many affairs are being <
planned to welcome her.
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harnden will
leave next month for the Atlantic
coast and Europe to travel two years
leisurely through the continent. Mrs.
Harnden was Miss Phoebe Binnev be
fore her marriage to the Berkeley mu
sician early in the summer. Since tak- I
ing her degree from the University of !
<"alifornia she has passed much time ■
in travel. With Miss Alice Graham j
she returned last year from an ex- |
tended absence abroad.
BERKELEY'S MAYOR
HURT IN COLLISION
His Auto, With Son at Wheel,
Struck by Oakland Police
Patrol at Midnight
OAKLAND, Oct. 29.—Mayor J. Stitt
Wilson was slightly injured at mid
night when an automobile in which he
was driving with his son, Gladstone
Wilson, was struck by the police patrol
wagon at Thirteenth and Franklin
streets. Wilson, who Ms a candidate for
congress in the third district on the
socialist ticket, was returning from h
hall in East Oakland, where he had
made a speech, when the accident ae
curred.
John Murphy, who was driving the
police patrol, said that the wagon was
driving slowly because of the slippery
condition of the street and that he was
not to blame for the accident. Glad
stone Wilton was at the wheel of the
automobile.
The machine was badly damaged, but
Mayor Wilson escaped with a few
bruises and his son was uninjured.
MECHANICS' ORDER HAS
MEMORIAL SERVICES
Most Elaborate Ceremony Ever
Given by the Juniors
OAKLAND, Oct. 29.—Custer council
No. 22, Junior Order of United Ameri
can Mechanics, held its annual ( me
morial services in Lincoln hall this
evening. A program of music and ad
dresses was attentively listened to by
the large audience. The committee said
that this was the most elaborate cere
mony ever given by the order.
Miss Muriel Barnes opened the pro
gram with a vocal solo. "O, Love Di
vine." She was followed by Rev. R. S.
Eastman, who gave the invocation.
Charles T. Quirey made the opening
address, welcoming the gathering to
the services. A barytone solo, "CaUest
Thou Thus, O Master?" was rendered
by N. McGee. The rolleall was taken
by J. A. de Poy, and a cornet solo, "The
Lost Chord." was played by Roy Allen.
A. P. Steifvater gave the memorial ad
dress.
The remainder of the program con
sisted of a vocal solo, 'He Giveth Me
Sleep," by Mrs. John H. Garrett: eulogy,
by Lorenzo D. Inskeep; duet, "O, Morn
ing Land." by Miss Muriel Barnes and
N. McGee, and the benediction by Rev.
Mr. Eastman,
RAILROAD IS ASKED TO
ESTABLISH NEW STATION
Residents of Woolsey Street,
Berkeley, Present Petition
BERKELEY, Oct. 29. —Woolsey street
residents petitioned the city council
this morning to direct the Southern Pa
cific company to establish a station
on the Ellsworth street Ijne at Woolsey
street and Shattuck avenue. They
hold that the company could save time
by abandoning two stops at Wheeler
and Fremont atreets. and establishing
a new stopping place at Shattuck ave
nue. Tiie proposed Shattuck avenue
station is midway between the Whee
ler and Fr emont street stations.
VICTIM
DISAPPEARS FROM VIEW
OAKLAND. Oct. 29.—Joseph Santos,
a driver for the American Cannery
company, telephoned to the central
police station at 3:30 o'clock this morn
ing that two men had beaten and
robbed a man at Eleventh and Jeffer
son streets and' had left him for dead
in the street.
Santos said h« had hidden behind a
tree and watched the holdup.
When the police arrived the sup
posed victim was gone, and Santos
explained that directly after he tele
phoned the supposedly dead man had
got up and walked away.
STARTLING SENSATION!
MERCEDEB. THE J_u*SICAL ENIGMA; BEN
ALI TROUPE; 16- Arabian Acrobat!; PAY
TON AND COPELAND, "Fun in a Dining
Car"; ESTHER AND FRED DREW, "At
the Drug 8tore"; THE GREAT HAZZARD &
CO., Artistic Roller Skaters; OLZIE AND
FLO WALTERS, the Act Dainty; Special
Extra, RED SOX VS. GIANTS, Motion Pic
tures.
Mats. Daily at 2:30. Nights at 7:15. 9:15.
Sundays and Holidays—Matinees at 1:30
and 3:30. Nights at 6:30 and 8:30.
PRICES—-10c. 200 and 30c. Boxes and
logres reserved for Matinees and First Night
Show. Price 60c.
Mrs. A. Barton, Who
Will Join Husband
In the Canal Zone
Society Woman to Join Ca!i=
fornia Colony at Panama
for Indefinite Stay
OAKLAND, Oct. 29.—Mrs. Aldrich
Barton will be one of the local society
women to join the colony of Califor
nians in the canal zone, where her
home will be made indefinitely. She
will leave Oakland for Panama about
the holiday season to join her husband,
who preceded her last week, that he
might prepare their residence. For
several weeks Mr. and Mrs. Bar
ton have been the house guests of the
younsr matron's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Franklin S. Bungs.
The Century's
New Year
begins with the November Number
which is NOW READY, and contains the first of the "After-the-
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paign," by Henry Watterson, Editor of the Louisville Courier-
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China, Japan, Russia and Canada. ' of 'From a College Window,'' will contribute.
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| THE CENTURY CO- Union Se«_are, NEW YORK
COLUMBUS KNIGHTS
TO GIVE BENEFIT
Theater Party Planned to Aid
Fund for Proposed New-
Quarters
OAKLAND. Oct. 29.—A benefit thea- |
ter performance will be given by Oak
land council No. TS4, Knights of Colum
bus, at the Oakland Orpheum Monday
j evening, November 11. to aid the fund
' for the construction of a new build
ing.
The committee is as follows: Daniel
T. Reynolds, chairman, assisted by
Manuel Silva, Leo L. Doolon, James
P. Martin, Thomas J. Clancy, Dr. J. P.
Maher, Andrew J. Flynn, Philip J.
Mockel, James 11. Doolah. Charles J- j
Donovan and J. J. Cunningham.
Jt is planned to erect a modern
structure at Tenth and Oak streets on
the site of the present quarters. The
details for the building are being
worked out. The officers of the coun
cil are:
Grand knight. Hubert J. Quinn: deputy grand
, knight. M. R. Bronner; chancellor, .Tames P.
i Montgomery; tinaneial secretary, John 3. Klynn;
- treasurer. D. T. Reynolds: recorder. Joseph F.
1 Keeny; warden. John J. Rlgney; lecturer. I.co
J. McCarthy; advocate. Joseph A. Kennedy:
chaplain, Rev. V. 3. Quinn; inside guard. Man
uel Silva: outside guard. Daniel V. Green;
medical examiner. Dr. John K. Slavieh; trustees,
M. A. Mclnnis, D. J. Ahem and T. I. Casey.
Trunks! Trunk*: Trunks!
At Osgood's, Seventh and Broadway,
Oakland.—Advt.
SUES TO RECOVER. MONEY—Oakland. Oct. 29.
K. B. Demlng sued Albert Gf. Burns. C. h.
Stanley and Balph A. Stanley today for $4.(XJO
and interest since June. 1911, today. Dcming
alleged that they persuaded him to purchase
$4,000 worth of capital stock in the Burua
Batcin? Powder company, which has liabilities
exceeding its assets.
BLOTCHES ON FACE
DRY AND SCALY
a
Eczema Began in Hair. Spread to
Face. Came on Hand and All Over
Fingers. Itching Terrible. Cuti
cura Soap and Ointment Cured.
205 Kanter Aye., Detroit, Mich.—"Some
time last summer I was taken with eczema.
It began In my hair first with red blotches
§then scaly, spreading to my
face. The blotches were red
on my face, dry and scaly, not
large; on my scalp they were
larger, some scabby. They
came on my hands. The in
side of my hands were all little
lumps as though full of shot
about one-sixteenth of an inch
under the akin. Then they
went to the outside and between and all
over my fingers. It also began on the
bottoms of my feet and the calves of my
legs, and itch, oh. My! I never had any
thing like it and hope I never will again.
Tbe itching was terrible. My hands got so
I could scarcely work.
"I tried different eczema ointments bu*
without results. I also took medicine for it
but it did no good. I saw the advertisement
for a sample of Cuticura Ointment and Soap
and sent for one. They did me so much
good I bought some more using them as
per directions and in about three weeks I
was well again. Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment entirely cured me." (Signed) Benj.
Passage, Apr. 8, 1912.
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each mailed free, with 32-p. Skin Book. Ad
dress post-card "Cuticura, Dept. T, Boston."
*"*r*Tender-faced men should use Cuticura
Soap Shaving Stick, 25c. Sample free.

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