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SYMPATHY is a virtue. Every)
one knows that and to state it is a
truism, but did it ever occur to you
that sympathy? is much more than that,
that it is in fad an invaluable success,
asset in a great many relations of life?
Sympathy is the fine art of putting
one's self in another one's place, and he
who possesses that ability has a k c V to
unlocfy innumerable doors.
A highly succssful business woman,
who is a buyer in a large department
store, was asked what quality in herself
she considered had had the most to do with her success. She thought a few
moments and then said, "My ability to put myself in the other fellow's place.
It's been a habit of mine ever since I was a child to try to do that, and has
lielped me more than 1 can say. When I was behind the counter I always
tried to put myself in the customer's place and see what would get at me best
if 1 Were a customer. When I was made a forelcdy I had to put myself in
the shop girl's place. Of course, that wasn't so hard because I had just been
there myself. When I began to do the buying I had to put myself in several
people's places; the merchants I bought from, the firm I was working for, and,
of course, the customer for whom I was ultimately buying. You've just got
to fecp doing that all the time if you want to succeed. The moment you begin
to think too much of your own point of view, and forget to put yourself in
the other fellow's place, you are lost."
You may be interested to £non> that this is the testimony of one of the
highest salaried Women in this country.
Of course, the ability to put himself in the other fellow's place is the
first stock ' n trade of the story writer. Without it he writes from the outside
and is sure to be conventional and artificial.
7 he advertising man s aim is to put himself in the reader s place and find
out what there is about the advertised article that will appeal to him most
strongly and therefore ought to be played up.
Once in a while you gel a thoroughly interesting letter. Sometimes these
letters come from clever people, sometimes they arc from everyday folks who
do not lay claim to any unusual amount of brains, but in either case I think Y ou
will find that the writer possessed the ability to put himself in your place and
write the particular news and play upon the particular £md of incident that
would interest you.
We all desire to possess tact, hew what, after all, is tact but the ability
to so identify yourself with the person you are with that you will not say or
do anything to wound or grate or offend.
These arc a few of the relations of life in which the ability to put one's
self in another's place is a valuable asset. I have no space to write more, but
you can find them for yourself.
Have you this valuable ability? Can you put yourself in his place?
The marriage of Misf Ethel Dean of
this city and Frederick B. Hussey of
Pittsburgh Pa., was quietiy celebrated
In the home or the bride in Pine street
at 4 o'ctack yesterday afternoon.
On!;- the memhors of the immediate
families and a few of the brides most
intimate friends Witnessed the service,
at which Rev. Walter TI. Clark, assist
ant rector of Trinity Episcopal church,
The bride Wμ attiped In a traveling
suit of dark blue, wi'tb blue flowered
hat to vnatch, and she were a • orsage.
bouquet Of lavender orchids. Phe was
attended as matron ami matron of
honor by her •tofcer, "Sirs. Flora
Magee, and by Kin Virginia Joliffe.
S'meon Mills , , a cousin of the bride,
w?s the best man.
Immediately after the ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Uussey departed on their wed
ding Journey, which will be a tour of
the continent. They plan to be gone
The betrothal of the couple was an
nounced shortly after Christmas, and
while their friends understood that it
would be a short entrapment, they
were unprepared fop so sudden and
quiet a marriage. Until yesterday th 3
wore kept a secret from even the
closest friends.
Mrs. Hossey was ono of the most
popular an-J feted belles of San Fran- J
r-leco. She is a daughter of the la"» .
JhftW and Is a granddaughter of j
Mrs. Simeon \\>nban. H<*r cousins ire j
Mrs. James Fletcher, formerly Miss
Carrie Mills, and Simeon Mills.
Mr. Howey is the son of the late
Hussey and Mrs. Hussey of
Pittsberg. His brother, John Hussey,
'•as a country seat in Santa Barbara,
but at present lie and Mrs. Ifuseey a'■*■'■
enjoying an extensive sojenra in
The marriage of Miss Anna Pribor
mid William S. McKAight will be held
this afternoon in the home of the
bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
"Priber. in Scott street. Rev. Doctor
Simons of Oakloml will officiate at tlie
Tvpiiding, wfiich will tic attended by
the two families ar.d a few close
friends only.
The bride will wear a traveling suit
nnd larc* picture hat in lien of th»
conventional bridal satin and lace.
will be no attendants for either
On their return from their honey
moon, which will be passed in the
south, Mr. and Mrs. Me Knight will
: eside in this city, where a pretty home
a waits them at Sixteenth avenue and
Lake street.
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Mrs. Albert P. Xiblack, who was
-ailed to California on account of the
serious illness of her mother. Mrs. W.
B. Harrington, will leave for Berlin
*arly in June, when Captain Niblack's
duties as military attache to Berlin will
Mrs. William IT. Leahy, who has
.loined her husband in their home in
Washington, D. C. will return to this
city in June and will remain with her
mother during her sister's absence.
Mrs. Xiblack will visit California
again before the close of the summer.
Mrs. Georjsre -Carr returned to her
apartments in the Hotel Victoria yes
terday after having passed the week
end with frfrends across the bay.
t- •£■ i-
Miss Evelyn and Mi-ss Marie Win
fhruw entertained formaUy in their
home in Pine street yesterday. Mise
Ruth Jones contributed several vocal
selections to the musical program
which was given In the course of the
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Miss CbaJlie "Winston, who Is the
guest of Miss Dorothy Allen In her
home in Washington street, will leave
San Francisco Friday, when she will
accompany her grandmother, Mrs. M.
t'. Burnett to her home in Los Angeles.
Miss Winston will return in 10 days
and will pass the summer with her
.-ousjn, Mrs. Irving Hall Mayfleld at
a island.
# * *
Mrs. Emma Baker entertained in
formally last evening in her home In
L-ake street.
Miss Margaret Kemble will give a
reading at the home of Mrs. Eleanor
Martin in Broadway Thursday after
noon, March 6. The program will
open at 3 o'clock and the subject will
be -Ariadne and Naxof," by Richard
Straus*. Miss Edith Ladd will play a
mv accompaniment during the read-
Miss Mary Selden Hellmann lias re
turned to her home in California street,
after having passed the .weekend with
friends" in Los Altos.
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A colonial hall will be given in the
Hotel del Coronado next Saturday
evening;- which members of the smart
set from ail of the bay .cities' will at-;
tend. - Lieutenant and : Mrs. Emory
-Winship will entertain at a dinner pre-*
ceding the dance, will Walter" Dupee,
who*, is ■ wintering- at the "southern: re-:
sort. .;" : ," : .". "' .'.'..'.*,'-- *. .- '": '*
■■' Colonel ' and Mrs. C, .Mason Kinne
have, returned to San Francisco after
a year's tour of Europe.* They; have
taken an apartment at the Granada
hotel for the remainder of the winter.:
Dr. William :L. Breyfogle .of New
York arrived in this city Saturday and
is staying at the Palace hotel. : Mrs.
Breyfogle remained in her home, in the
metropolis. Dr. Breyfogle is a brother:
of the late Dr. Edwin Breyfogle of San
Francisco. ;,
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A little daughter has arrived in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Taylor Curtis
in Greenwich street. : The little girl
will be named Reine Camille.
When George I-yndhurst was 19
years old he was a freckled faced
J vl<?rk in a village grocery at a salary
iof $7 a week. He wasn't 20 when he
i fell in love with Mary Parker. Her
I old father said George would never
: amount to ahui ks an«i forbade him the
i house. At 21 Gr-orge , had hie salary
i rafpo'" , to $0 a week, and he and Mary
i Parker at once eloped and were mar
' r)c<l.
"Tho iJiots will bring ur> in the
i poorhouse within two years!" growled
.Mary's father.
Thirty years later Georpp Lyndhurst
was worth $200,000 and lie had trouble
on his mind. It was about his daugh
ter Jessie.
"Well, ma, what do you think." he
asked his wife one evening.
"Fs there going to be another war?"
*I had a call at the office today froni
a young man named Burt Gleason."
"Yes, I know him."
"He said he was in Jove with Jessie,
and she with him, and he wanted, nay
consent to a marriage."
"But you didn't give it?"
' Xo| much! What's been going on
around here, anyhow? T hadn't heard
anything about Jessie being in love."
"Well, she's been sort of keeping
company with that young man for sev
eral months, but I didn't tbink there
was anything very serious about _it.
There are other young men that call
"Seems to me you ought to have sus
"1 couldn't be peeking and listening.
I had a talk with her a while ago, and
I cautioned her about getting too thick
I with young Gleason."
"He's in a music store at $9 a week."
"Dear me!"
"And hie father is only a carpenter."
'You don't say!"
"And the boy will never be able to
earn $15 a week."
"Of course not.""
"And T told him so. And now I'm go
[ Ing to tell Jessie, and I v/ant you to
i back me up in it. She must not throw
I herself away on a young man whose
t sole capital, as near a» I can find out,
(is a head of curly hair."
"Of course, I'll back you," said the
j wife: "but, see here! Don't say a word
iv» her. Maybe she's not In love, but if
jehe is you'll arouse opposition. The talk
! you gave the fellow today may show
i him that his case is hopeless. Let's get
! her to go down to the country to Aunt
. Bettys for a few weeks, and I'll war
j rant you she'll forget all about him.
j Leave it all to me and I'll work it as
smooth as grease."
There's consistency for you! A hun
! <lred times over Miss Jessie had heard
I her father brag how he had begun life
on $7 a week; how he had fallen in love
and determined to possess the girl; how
!>«?r father had thrown him down, and
how he had lived to show the old guy
Going to Stick It Out if She
Has to Limp Into Wash
ington on One Foot
Mrs. G. M. Lehman, 68 Years
Old, Joins the Suffra
gette Army
(Special Dijpif-b to Tho CtU>
BALTIMORE. Feb. 24.—L«d by "Gyp
iy" freeman, driving the horse '"Suffra
gette." the division of the hikers which)
stopped yesterday at Overlea reached;
Baltimore 'ate thli afternoon.
Mrs. G. It Lehman. 6S years old, who !
joined the army at Philadelphia, was |
in the van. Behind her came Jerry. [
the donkey driven by Miss Margaret j
A reception committee met the Over- ,
lea branch of the •army." which Vac
20 minutes behind Mrs. Lehman and j
the commissariat.
These had gono more slowly in order;
to keep pace for Colonel Tda Craft, ,
who several days ago sprained her
ankle. Miss Craft is the heroine of the i
"I am going to stick it out if T havfi
to limp into Washington on one foot,"
she said smilingly.
"General" Rosalie Jones took a long:
rest today, but made speeches and at- j
tended social entertainments in the
afternoon and evening , .
Mrs. Duncan gave a luncheon for the j
"hikers" at her country home. Many
Baltimore suffragettes were present.
General Jones says her work will j
have been done when the army die- i
bands at Washington—-that she will j
have developed interest and curiosity,
In the suffragette cause.
The two beauties of the army, Mrs.
Marie Baird and Mrs. Lou F. Bolt, j,
breakfasted in bed. They are chums.
They share everything , . even their
slioes. Mrs. Balrd was walking , about,
in a great pair of heavy boots this j
morning that she declared to be Mrs. |
Miss Aldrich has adopted a "yellow
dog" as a mascot. She picked It up on j
the road and has named it Lord Balti
IlltnoU Court Refuee* Foi-mer Wife , *
Petition to Set A*l*e Decrte
Greater to Her
(Special Dispatch to The Call*
CHICAGO. Feb. 24. —The Guggenheim
divorce is leg-al. Judge Heard, in the
circuit court today, refused to Issue an
order expunging from the records the
decree granted to Mrs. Grace Brown
Herbert Guggenheim Wahl from Wil
liam Guggenheim, copper magnate, in
1901. He declared that Judge Dunne,
now governor of Illinois, had jurisdic
Judge Heard* decision ends a long
fight to annulthe, decree.
The ruling "was based on a conten
tion of Mrs. Wahl that she was not a
resident of the state of Illinois at the
time the divorce was granted and that
Judge Dunne did not have Jurisdic
tion. The court overruled both con
PoatoJftce Arralareed Iβ Report of
Hour? « omnlt«ce
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24.—Charges of
favoritism of the postofllce department
toward B. F. Cummins, a contractor, a
brother of Senator Cummins of lowa,
that First Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral C. P. Grandfleld entered Into an
••outr&geous" arrangement with Cum
mins and that the department's cancel
ing machine committee was guilty of
gross neglect were made to the house
today in a report of the committee on
expenditures in the postofflce depart
The Call's Daily Short Story
how money could be made. They had
set parental authority at defiance and
taken each other for better or worse,
and yet were conspiring to head a
daughter awny from the same thingl
Of course. Miss Jessie knew that her
lover was going to call on the father
and put the question, and, of course, she
was informed of the result. There was
a great chance for her to play the mar
tyr or the heroine, but she accepted
neither role. On the contrary, she quiet
ly replied:
"When the time comes we shall get
• 'But when will the time come?"
"1 can't say. Father and mother are
hatching some plan to prevent, When I
know what It is I can answer your
A week later the mother sat down
with the daughter and said, with con
siderable anxiety in her tones:
"Jessie, I think your appetite- has
fallen away."
'Yes, mother."
"And you sigh in your sleep."
"I think I do."
"And you are absent minded."
"And you have thinking , spells that
last half an hour sometimes."
"T know it."
'I was going to have the doctor pre
scribe a strong tonic, but 1 happened
to think of Aunt Betty."
"She's a dear old soul."
"Indeed she is. and she's got a nice
farm and everything comfortable
around her."
"How I wish I could visit her for a
few weeks!"
"You do. Why, that Iβ the very
thing I wan going to propose! I was
talking with your father only last
"And h« is willing for me to go."
"Not only willing, but anxious. ,,
"Dear, good father: ,,
"And you can go in three days."
The next evening, when young Mr.
fJleason and young Miss Lyndhurst met
by appointment, there was giggling
and chuckling and chortling.
"What luck!" she said.
"It's fierce!" he answered.
"But who proposed it?"
• They did."
"What geeee!"
Great opportunity here for the mor
alist to warn parents not to conspire
against their children, lest the said
children beat them at their own game,
but it is passed over in the confusion
of trunk packing and making a start
for Aunt Betty's.
and now for a secret A good half of
the pictures ehown at the "movies" are
stray pictures taken here and there and
a play built around them. The man
with the camera is everywhere, and he
finds a ready sale for his pictures.
He was at Aunt Betty's when Miss
Jessie arrived in a farmer's wagon. He
made his snapshot for the beginning of
a play. Later on he took her as she
Mrs, S. J. Johnson, (Linden Beck&ith)
Concert Star Stricken While
Filling Engagements
in the East
Dispatch to The Cell)
WEST BADEX, Jnd., Feb. 2 I.—Mrs. S.
J. Johnson, known throughout the mu
sical world as Linden Eeckwith, one
of the most successful concert singers
in America, died in West Baden today.
Mrs. Johnson was the beautiful Miss
Snj'der of Oakland, CaL. the daughter
of a noted forry-niner. She was the
sister of Mrs. J. S. Merrill Jr.. of Menlo
Park, Cal., who is now in the east and
who will accompany the body of Mrs.
•Johnson from West Baden to Chicago,
the old home of Mr. Johnson, where the
burial will take place tomorrow.
Mrs. Johnson had achieved much
lame as a concert singer, especially
during the last sep.son. She had at
tracted the attention of some of the
leading operatic impressarios and the
future looked extremely bright for her.
She was on a concert tour when she
was taken sick about ten days ago in
Detroit. She was at once hurried to
West Baden and everything possible
done to fight the ravages of disease,
but without avail.
Mrs. Johnson's home has been for
several years in N«w York.
(Special Dispatch to The Cajl>
SAX RAFAEL. Feb. 24.—James A.
Butler, former state dairy inspector,
who committed suicide by shooting
himself Saturday morning at the home
of his father, Michael D. Butler, was
buried today in Mount Olivet cemetery.
—• .
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
SAX RAFAEL, Feb. 24.—Members of
three local churches in a union meet
ing held, last night in the Presbyterian
church indorsed the provisions of As
semblyman H. S. Benedict's "Sunday
rest" bill introduced in the state legis
reclined, in a hammock; then in the
barnyard among fowls, then climbing
an apple tree, then as she welcomed
young Mr. Gleaeon, then as they sat or
wandered together, then as they drove
away together behind Aunt Betty's old
■while horse to get married by a coun
try parson on the veranda of his house.
The camera man had to take a dog
trot for two miles to get that laet shot.
It showed the smokehouse at work and
the hens and chickens scratching for
And now let an interval of several |
wr-eks elapse for a film entitled "Beat- ;
Ing the Old Folk*" to bo made and
marketed. Miss Jessie was still at Aunt
Betty's, and every letter fi«om her said
that she was getting an appetite like a!
pig and wanted to stay all summer.
"She stems to have forgotten the
music store young man." said the
father, as a part of one of the letters
was read to him.
"She never refers to him In any
way." replied the mother.
'•It was what they call calf-iove, and
it was bound to die out as soon as they
were out of eight of each other."
"I hated to deceive her, but it was
for the best, after all," sighed the
And now. a few evenings later, be
hold Mr. and Mrs. Lyndhurst at a mov
ing picture show, and as "Beating the
Old Folks" was flashed on the curtain
Mr. Lyndhurst cocked up his ears and
"I'l bet this will be something extra
It was. There was Miss Jessie ar
riving at lAurit Betty's, and she was
recognised In an instant. The mother
gasped and the father growled.
"By thunder, see there!" gasped Mr
"Did you ever: ,, from Mrs. Lyndhurst
"But where are they driving to?" he
demanded as the old white horse pic
ture came on. I
"The Lord only knows!"
"No wonder she's getting an apne
titf :••
"I hope—hope "
"But they are going- off to be mar
"If they are "
Then came the marriage On the ve
randa. Mr. Lyndhurst swore at a rapid
transit rate.
Mrs. Lyndhurst had the picture blot
ted out by her tears.
'Oh, you are a smart mother, you
are! It was you that sent her down
there! - '
"But you said It wae best"
"But I say now that I am a blamed
idiot, and you are dittoi"
WUen they reached home they sat
down and looked at each other for a
long time. Then the wife queried
"Write to Jessie to come home at
"But she's married!"
"Don't I know It?"
"Then—then- "
"I want to congratulate her and her
Cvpjriybt, IM3, by ibe McClure Newspaper
• Syndicate
Seventh Brigade at Vancou
ver Barracks Has New
Transfers Made and Assign
ments to Duty; General
News of Army
Brigadier General Ralph W. Hoyt
assumed command February 21 of the
seventh brigade, third division, with
headquarters at Vancouver barracks,
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Major J. C. Gilmore Jr., coast artillerj'
corps, received orders from Washing
ton. D. €~ yesterday, assigning him to
duty as adjutant and personnel officer
of the Pacific coast artillery district,
j <ommanded by Colonel John P. Wisser,
I with headquarters at Fort Milev.
* * *
Major Jacob C. Johnson, coast artil
lery corps, received orders assigning
him to duty as material officer of the
Pacific coast artillery district. Major
Gilmore has been on duty at army
headquarters in this city as assistant
to the coast defense officer and Major
Johnson lias been stationed at Fort
Winfieid Scott.
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Colonel Lea Febiger, Sixth infantry.
I who has been absent in the east for
j the last two and a half months on of
ficial business in Washington and later
on leave, lias returned to his station at
the Presidio.
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Colo&el Frederick yon Schrader, chief
quartermaster of the western depart
ment, has been admitted as a patient
to the L»etterman general hospital at
the Presidio and is quite ill, although
his condition is not considered alarm
Lieutenant Robert H. Willis, Sixth
infantry, will return today to duty
with his regiment at the Presidio after
a leave of absence.
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A general court martial is appointed
to meet at the Presidio of Monterey
Monday, March 3, the detail being:
Major James B. Hugnee. First cavalry: Cap
tains Heury 1,. Kenni*oD, James* W. Clinton and
Charles P. Humphrey, Twelfth infautry; First
Lieutenants William'\V. Taylor Jr. and Motrin
M. Keck. Twelfth infantry; First Lieutenant
I-Mward M. Offley. First cavalry; Second Lieu
tenant John F. Wall. First cavalry: Second Lieu
tenant Allen S. Boyd Jr., Twelfth infantry;
Second Lieutenant Charles H. Bouesteel, Twelfth
Infantry, judge advocate.
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A general court martial is appointed
to meet at Fort William H. Seward,
Alaska, Wednesday, March 3. The of
ficers selected follow:
Captains (Jeorjjo m. urfme* and George K.
Ooodrlch, Thirtieth infantry; Captain Kalph S.
Porter medical corps- First Lieutenants Samuel
If, Parker and Robert H. Parker. Thirtieth in
fantry; Seeood Lieutenants Ira T. Wyehe, Edgar
S. (Jorrell. Hitj.il l>. Ktfwards and Charles N.
Sawyer, Thirtieth tDfantry; First Lieutenant
FYed C. Miller, Thirtieth Infantry, Judge adTo
Army Orders
WASHINGTON". Feb. 24. — Captain L. B.
Moody, ordnance department, is assigned as prin
cipal assistant in the office of the chief of ord
tmn<«\ Tloe Major T. Hillinan, ordnance
department, hereby relieved.
Bt direction of the president , , Captain Cyrus
A. Uolp+r. Eighth infantry, is detailed tor service
in quartermaster corps, rice Captain Sitninel B.
Mclntyre. fi'isrtermaster corps, relieved aod as
signed ti> Sixth infantry.
Captain Laurence Ilelstead, Sixth Infantry, is
transferred to Klghth infantry and will jolu bis
regiment in the Philippines.
Major Samuel H">f. ordnance department, is
assigned to duty as assistant to tbe chief ord
nance officer. centrHi department.
Captain. Lucinti B. Moody, ordnaDce depart
menr, is assigned as principal assistant in the
office of the chief of ordnance, departipent. vice
Major Leroy T. Hlllroan, ordnance department,
hereby relieved.
Captaiu Cftsrlefl O. Bdilar«, coast artillery
corns, will rHlere Captain Sanntel B. Mclntjre,
quartorrnaster Corpt, of his dutle«j as rfistrH
quanennaster of the coast artillery, eutxllslrlct
of Portland.
Mare Island Notes
MARK ISLAND, Feb. 24.—The resignation of
Lieutenant James B. Howoll, formerly in com
inaii-l of tho puliniarine f-1, which went afbore
at I'ort Watsonville last fall, was accepted by
tt-lesraph at Washington today. Howell recently
wus ordere<l to Mare Inland for temporary duty.
and tendered liis resignation, which was not ac
cepted, until To<lay.
The navy department ordered the Mare Island
navy yard today to submit bids for the cost <>f
constructing torpedo boat tender No. 2. mthor
lze<} tit the last session of oonpress. with a cost
limit of $1,400.00*). Plans and specifications will
be forwarded nt b;i parly <l;ite.
Navy News
WASHINGTON*. Feb. 24.—Commander William
C. Cross, from commandant of the naral station,
Tutuila, Samoa, to temporary duty at the nary
department, Washington, P. C.
Lieutenant Commander F. B. I'phan. from com
mand of the Scorpion to temporary duty at tho
navy department.
I.ioutpnan't commander Kdwarr] McCanley Jr.,
from the CbMtcr to command the Scorpion.
Lieutenants (JuofcW grade O. K. Lake an<) F.
F. Rogers, from narnl attache* at. Tokyo, J*;ian,
May 1. 1913, to liome, \o await orders.
Acting Awfistnut Pcnral Surjjeou Leon Martin,
to navy yard. Philadelphia.
Acting Assistant Denial Stfrfeoa J. A. Ma
honey, from naval medical school to Aeiatic sta
I'aymaslPr's Clerk T. A. Culhtne. to r*»c«lTing
ship Boston.
The Connecticut and the. Prairie have, arrlred
at Giiautanamo. the Mars at Vera Cruz, the
Nashville and Tacoma at Puerto Vertes. the
Rtandish at Norfolk, the GUcler at Angel island.
the Orion at Hampton roads and the Aretbusia. at
Port Arthur. Tex.
Tl»e Dolphin haa salted from N"<»w York for
Washington, th* Aherenda from Oloogapo for
Chlngwang Tao, the Sterling from Newport News
for Boston, the Paducah from the surveying
grounds for Ctefuegos, the Vnlean from Newport
News for Guantanemo, the Celtic from Guanta
namo for Norfolk, and the Castlne. Tonopah. E-l,
l>l. D-2 and D-3 from Guacanayabo bay for
Gnantanamo bay.
Today's Beauty Recipes
By Mme. D'Mille.
"The best hair remover I know is a
simple paste made by mixing: powdered
delatone with a little water. Cover the
hairs with this paste, leave on two
minutes, wipe off, wash the skin and
the hairs will be gone. .
"Mother's salve is an old-time house
hold remedy that can be bought in
ready prepared form at most drug
stores. It often breaks up a stubborn
cold in head or chest over night. It is
easy to use, quick to act. and relieves
catarrh, croup, sore throat, etc.
"The Vaucaire home treatment for
developing the bust is prepared by
making a syrup with I*2 cupfuls sugar
and a pint of hot water, into which is
stirred an ounce of gallol. Two tea
spoonfuls before meals accelerates the
blood's circulation and the underlying
tissues gradually assume their true
"To correct dark, muddy or sallow
complexions, apply in the morning a
lotion made by dissolving an original
package of mayatone in a half pint of
witch hazel. This treatment makes the
ekin fair, fresh and smooth and pre
vents the growth of hair. It will not
rub off or show like powder.
"Never use the comb or brush belonging to an
fther ppj-son, for the. parasites that eaus<- falling
hair and baldness are easily eonre.yed. Mother's
Rhampoo remores these parasites and restores
dry. brittle and faded heir to a glossy,- fluffy con
ditton. Yon can buy Mother's Shampoo from
your druggist for 25 cents a package of ten
"Nerer shaTe the erebroirs. Tb*y ere apt to
be coarse when tlH».v frrow in again. To darken
the eyebrows and make them grow longer and
mnre evenly, apply plain p.Troxin with the finger
tip*. Prroxln applied to the lash roots makes
tho lasbes grow loug and lorely."
Women's Club Work
Calendar for Today
California Hub. 1750 Clay
street. 2:30 p. in.
• llon'lßn club, Afflllated col
lesr*. 2 p. m.
Roosevelt Mothers , <-I«ih, 418
Atkopllo boulevard. 2:30 p. m.
South J'ark Settlement Moth
ers' club, 2520 Folsem street, 2:30
p. m.
Woman* club , of OcHUrntai
kindergarten. Second and Folsom
streets. 2:30 p. iv.
Director of Exploitation of
Exposition Will Talk on
George Hough Perry, the new di
rector of exploitation of the exposition,
will address the merchants of San
Francisco at the regular weekly
luncheon of the Advertising association
Wednesday on the topic, "Why Some
Advertising Doesn't Pay."
By contract, Perry will tell the mer
ohants what advertising does pay and
will speak from the vantage ground of
a sales and advertising , manager for
the largest mercantile institutions of
the country.
It is announced for the Admen's club
that every San Francisco merchant will
be welcome to the luncheon and to as
sociate membership in the club. It is
the plan of tho association to offer
every week some specific value In the
form of modern merchandising , system.
The speaker at Wednesday's session
has held for periods of four to six
years each the three most important re
tail store advertising positions In the
country—John Wanamaker, Greenhut-
Hiegel-Cooper company and Glmbel
Brothers of New York.
In the two last named stores he acted
as sales manager as well as advertis
ing manager. He was also for several
years manager of the plan and "copy"
department of a big New Tork adver
tising agency, handling some of the
largest American advertising accounts.
Monday Clnb of That < itr Plana to
Entertain Delegate* to Northern
District Convention
(Special Dispatch to The Call)
OROVOL.L.E. Feb. 24. — Elaborate
preparations are being made by the
Monday club of this city for the en
tertainment of the convention of the
northern district of the California
Federation of Women's Clubs, which
will meet here March 13. 14 and 15.
The executive committee of the
northern district has appointed the fol
lowing- convention committees:
Credentials—Mrs. J. .T. Fitzgerald. Sacramento; |
Miss Ktta Ctrwll. Fair (M:\i-: Mrs. J. H. Karw
ri'T. Orovillc. Ifesolutioos— Mrs. George Purneli, •
Seeremeeto; Mis. Herbert Coll. V» Oo<lland; Mr*. J
Bradford WooOhridpe, Itoseville; Mrs. Marie '
Welden. Grass Valley; Mrs. T. W. Quast, Rrx-k- !
lin. Nominating—Mrs. ,T. B. Hugbes (chair- i
man). Orovtlle: Mrs E. B. Jackson, Yuna City. I
Mrs. W. H. Fr-nitr. Sacramento; Mrs. (i. el
Ch«ppell, Grass Valler: Mr*. .7. Neighbor, Plae
errUle. Rules and regulations—Mrs. Duncan C.
McC-allum. Ororille.
Committees of the Monday club
which are arranging for the reception
are as follows:
Local executive board—Mrs. A. V. .Tone* .
(chairman). Mrs. t. B. ReanJan, Mre. J. B.
Hughes. Mrs. K. XV. Ehrmann.
Badges—Mrs. Charles Helman.
Press— Mrs. F. 11. Gra.v, Mrs. Howard Htn
Fiuanee—Mrs. 11. X, Anderson.
Decorating—Mrs It. S. Powers.
Hospitality—Mrs. R. X. KHrlck.
—Mrs. E. W. Ehm«nn.
Kntertainment —Mrs. O. W. Braden.
Pages—Miss Jone3 icbatrraani.
Tbe following were appointed to assist Miss j
Jones during the morning stssion:
Misses Jessie Ilelman, Vraacei Myers, Treae
ure Ilelster. Afternoon, session—Misses Lotta
Harris. Ada Vail. Stella Sharkey, Grace HeQee,
Doris Powers, McCalhitn. Alpha Fisli,
Helen Myers, Geraldlne Hamlyn.
rat M wLm amjjt-g^^^y
"Grs-nteet Horee Race Ever Staged"
TRACE I The "BEX HUB" inDonnlo
J HORSES ! of Vaudeville ; lU IcOpic
Bettors! Touts! Jockey*! Spectator*!
~~~r - N> Market.
T w Phone:
|A Market 130.
Chas. U. Muei:lin*u, Manager.
Prices 2o<- to $1.00.
3latlnee Today and Dvery Day
MINNIE DUPKEE and Co. in Alfred Sntrom on*
art play, 'Tho Man in Front •; B. A. Rolfe Ex
tr«T«ganza. "PUSS IN BOOTS," with a Com
pany of 25 People, frattirlng Will J. Kennedy:
VOLANT, "tbe FlylDg Piano"; DIAMOND and
"tbe Kill Kare Konple."
Brenlnv prlcp* 10r. 25c, .'.Oc. 76c. Bex eette
\\. Matlne*" (except SuDdaye and Holl
daygi 10c, 25c, DOc. Phoaes Douglas 70, Home
M —B m - mm .... , LEADINO THEATER
lLVfi Ellis ft Market
■ ■ mmg Mgm P'-ion«-—Sutter '-Men
Nlgbt and Saturday Matine* Prices, 30c to $2. !
The Season'■ Big Laugh Festival
, Night & Sat. Mat., 50c to $1.30. Wed. Mat., |1.
Speaks at Denman School
Club Meeting Concerning
Care of Youngsters
Environment of Great Im
portance, As It Molds
Life, She Asserts
The Denman School club met yester
day afternoon in the blue room of the
St. Francis hotel to hear a lecture on
child hygiene by Dr. Margaret Farn
She said that she spoke especially of
the three important factors in child
hygiene, inheritance, environment and
Regarding Inheritance ehe referred
particularly to the diseases and weak
nesses which come to children ac the
I results of the faults and diseases of
I their parents.
Knvlronment ehe consider* partlcu-
I larly important.
"The potentialities of development."
she declared, "are far greater than the
This 1? due, she continued, to the
imperfections of environment. The
quality of life, she said, was largely a
reflection of the influence of surround
"Clean, healthy habits of body when
impressed on the brain bring clean
mental habits as well," she said. "As
jto food no fixed diet can be given, but
it must be nutritious at all times. A
mixed diet is presumably the best,
but it must be balanced."
She emphasized the fact that children
should be instructed In the facts of
sex hygiene.
Philomath club members met to hear
two lectures and a plea. The latter was
from the Outdoor Art league of the
California club in the form of a letter
urging Philomath members to ally
themselves with the movement for the
preservation of the cemeteries of the
Mrs. Bernard Sinshelmer repeated the
address which eh» gave before the
California club recently, urging tho
importance of military training of boys
in high schools.
Rev. Albert Palmer of Oakland
spoke on "The Spiritual Message of the
Modern Drama." interpreting the mes
sage of several of the plays of the day.
♦ # ♦
Members' day was observed at the
Pacific Coast Women's Press associ
ation, the informal program beins"
contributed by those within the clubs
Mrs. E. A. Dohrmann read a ehlld'a
story, written by a member of thu
club, which was criticised by the mem
bers, after which, under the head of
current topics. Mrs. E. R. Co , ell spoke
on college affairs with particular ref
erence to the matter of snobbishness
as engendered by fraternities and
sororities. Others who discussed the
matter later were Mrs. Florence Rich
mond. Mrs. Charles H. Smith and Miss
Leon ore' Crou d ace.
Mrs. Gertrude Alison then recited
several amusing little poems.
Twelve Inch L.!ne« of 4«ao4Matci) and
Standard Are to Be Aeeeesed at
94.500 it Mile
(Spcc.'sl Dlepatrh to Tbe Ca\'.\
MARTINEZ, Feb. 24.—The assessors
of the counties traversed by the oil
pipe lines of the Associated and Stan
dard Oil companies at their meeting
last week in Fresno fixed the uniform
valuations for the pumping stations at
$50,000 each for the Associated and
$45,000 each for the Standard.
The oil in the pipes is to be assessed
on the basis of 15 cents a bar.rel and
the twelve Inch lines are valued ut
$4,500 a mile.
The Standard Oil has three pumping
stations in this county and the Asso
ciated has two. In addition there ai'o
the terminal plants of both firms.
TTie Leading Playhouse.
Geary end M»»on Strp»U; phone Franklin 150.
Up to aad Including Saturday Night
. In the New CV>mwJr,
NEXT WEEK OKT.Y—S«xt» Thursday.
In thl Best of all Sfusii-al Comedies,
Brilliant Supporting C ompaoy. Tbe Famous Siren*
r.rgf. and Sat. Mat.. $2 to 25c; Wed. Mat., jSt
A V g\ j_ Tm * «V OTtrrell or. Pow#ij
AI I Am£s W\ Phone KraroT J
MluLi\*jrkE4jrkM\ Home Phooe C 4455
DAVID BELASCO'S Gr*at OMttum* Play.
PRICES—Night, 28c to fl; Mat.. 29c to 90c.
NEXT WEEK—Darid B«Usco's Brilliant Comedy
Closing the Vaughan-Lytell Staion.
Walter Montague's Dramatic lacideot of
San Qnentin.
TOM KELLY. Peerle— B«rytenr
Mat. Dally at 2:30; Nights at
SUM AND } Matine«(t at 1:30 and S:3O.
HOLIDAYS I Nijrht* Continuous From t:IO.
PRlC^—loc. gOo. 30c.
Swlmmtnic and Tub Batka
Salt water direct from the ocean. Open
erety day bdC erenlng. Including Sundays
and bolldays. from 7 a. m. to 10 p. ta. Sp«e
tatorg' jrallery free.
The Sanitary Baths
Nttatorlum reserved Tuesday and F'rlda?
mornings from 9 o'clock to noon for women
Hot Air Hair Dryers. Hectrio Curlier Xrest
I and Shampoo ttoom for Women Batfcws Tree. I

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