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followed his example. .
So the first man was set down by observers as a social blunderer, and the
second as a man >£nen>. And the reason was simply that while the first
man vacillated from one decision to another the second made up his mind and
stuck to it. < -
Deliberation — the habit of • calmly weighing and measuring values before
you choose, of looking before you leap, is a splendid quality; but indecision—
the habit of unhappily weighing and measuring values after you have chosen,
and of lookng back after you have leaped, and perhaps trying to leap back
againis the sign of a mind diseased.
If you Want to succeed in life you must learn to make up your mind to a
thing and stick to it. He who hesitates is lost, is true in more than one sense.
Once m a while, of course, it is wise and necessary to back water, but for
that once there are a hundred times when we weaken our cause, fail of success
or spoil our chances of happiness by reversing a decision that has once been
made.
"The thing we drivers have to fear most, an automobiiist said to me
the other day, "is these people who start to go ahead and then change their
minds at the last moment. Half the people who get killed gel it just that way.' ,
Again, there was a terrible accident on a railroad crossing the other day
fn which a man and his wife were killed instantly. It was a blind crossing
and the man did not see the train until his machine was on the track- At first
he tried to back the machine, then he changed his mind and tried to get across.
If he had made up his mind quickly to do either thing and stuck to his decision,
he would probably have been alive today. But his mind was weakened by the
disease of vacillation, and he paid the penalty of his weakness in a swift and
terrible way. So, in both the big and little things of life, vacillation is a dan
gerous habit, and the very best moment to fight it is the very first moment you
( eel you are getting into its clutches.
SOCIAL NEWS
Formal announcement will be made
within the next few days of the en
gagement of Miss Flora Levey, the
-laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M.
Levey, and Campbell McGregor of this
city. Miss Levey lives with her
parents in Sacramento street, where
«he entertained frequently last winter.
Mr. Levey is the vice president of the
Western Pacific railroad and is one of
the most prominent men in local finan
cial affairs.
Mr. McGregor is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. John A. McGregor and is a
brother of Miss Katie Bel-McGregor,
one of last winter's debutantes. Mr. ■
.McGregor Sr. is president of the Union i
Tron works, where the bridegroom I
jlect is engaged in business.
Mr. and Mrs. McGregor. Miss Katie j
Bel-McGregor, Miss Flora Levey . and j
Campbell McGregor returned Monday
from Lake Tahoe, where they spent
the holidays.
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Mr. and Mrs. Ralston White, who are
in the east, will return to California
July 17 and will go directly to their
iome. '"The Garden of Allah" on
Tamalpais.
# # *
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Harris, whose
home, "The Shack," was in great
danger in the fire, have left Mill Valley
<nd are spending a few days in this
2ity as the guests of Mrs. Harris'
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. King. \
Mr. and Mrs. Harris have recently re
turned from .a motor tour through
Lake county.,
* * #
'Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mills have re
turned from Ross Valley, where they
paseed a month as ; the guests of Mrs.
,!»mes Coffin and her daughter, Miss
;ara Coffin.
Mr. ad Mrs. James Jenkins and
Their two children are at present the
suests of M -. Coffin in Ross.
V .* ♦
Mrs. James Ellis Tucker returned
yesterday to the Bourn ranch in St.
flelena, where »he is spending the
summer. Mrs. William B. Bourn. Miss
Ida Bourn and Mr. and Mrs. William
Alston Hayne are also sojourning in
St. Helena.
Mr. and Mre. E. Avery McCarthy have
established their family in their sum
mer home in '■dondo. Miss Aileen Mc-
Carthy has joined her parents at 'the
b<?ach, but will make several trips to
other resorts! Including a stay of some
weeks at Aval on.
* * * .
Charles Keeney, who is spending the
summer at the Potter in Santa Barbara,
was host at a dinner party Wednesday
evening, at which he entertained Mr.
and Mrs. Talbot Walker, Miss Helen
Keener, Mies Merritt Reid and Reg
inald Fernald.
Mr. and Mrs. William Reddington are
among the recent arrivals at the Pot
ter, here they expect to remain until
the close of the month.
Mrs. Charles Hickox. who was called
from Cleveland by the death of her
mother, Mrs. Peter Chryetal, has gone
to San Rafael to be the guest of her
sister, Mrs. Charles F. Shiels. Mrs.
Hickox will return to her home in the
cast in the near future.
.Joseph Eastlaml Ik in "Mirabel," Los
Gatos. ;
M;. and Mr.*. Fisher Ames have left
San Francisco to pass the entire sum
mer at Marionwood. Los Gatos.
Mrs. r:;. land B. Wallace has re
turned to her home in Clay street after
a 10 days' visit at Del Monte. Before
going to Monterey Mrs. Wallace spent
some weeks at Witter Springe. Later
in the season. 6he will go to Lake
Tahoe. . I , .'..; / . '' ,:.\, - . ...
Mr. and Mrs, James Athcrn Folger
were dinner hosts in their home in
Woodskle Thursday evening. Twelve
guests enjoyed their hospitality.
Mrs. George P. Tallant will leave
today for Santa Barbara, where t she
lias taken a cottage for several
months. Mr&. Tallant and her chil
dren recently returned to California
after a residence of several years in
Europe.
Mrs. Samuel M. Monearrat, S who has
been making a brief stay in this,city,
■will return today-to her home In , l«»
<JutOß tor the summer.
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Mrs. K. L. Kreutzman will return
this week from a sojourn of ten days
in Saratoga.
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Mrs. 1 , . L. Wheeler, Miss; Pauline,'
•Ml Catherine and Kirkman Wheeler,
are sojourning ' at "The Oaks", , in Ap
plfgrate, whore they will spend 'two
months.. Mian Virginia and Miss -Bo
In The
Social
Whirl
RUTH CAMERON
r TT I WO men who had not had a great
J deal' men who had not were a great
deal of social training were among
the guests at a dinner where the
paraphernalia of eating was extremely
complicated, and neither of them had the
least idea which fork to use for a certain
course. One of them took up an im
plement, hesitated, laid it down and tried
another. The other calmly took up ( a
fork and used it. Now, it was the
wrong fork. But, as it happened, the
guests immediately about him were no
better informed than he, and they at once
berta Heath have also "gone to Apple
gate to spend the season.
* * ♦
Captain and Mrs. Robert Julius Law
son have Issued cards announcing the
marriage of their daughter, Miss Merle
Lawson Patterson, ,to Joseph Warren
Preston Jr., which was celebrated Sat
urday, May 17, in Napa.
* ♦ #.-
Cards were also received yesterday
from Mrs. William Creselle Dunn an
nouncing- the marriage of her daugh
ter. Miss > Nora Kathleen Dunn, ;. to
Lloyd Henley, which was celebrated
Tuesday, July s, in Campbell.
■* . * ' .* '' «
The first tea dance of the season was
given on •-' Tuesday by Mr. vWilliam:
Ramsey Heberhart, .host of Hotel del
Coronado., About 60 guests were in
attendance, among , whom? were many
prominent in the social world and the
affair was most : successful.
The attractive new tea room on the
ocean front In an inspiration in itself
and large awnings were stretched
across the walks, * under which the
dancing was enjoyed. The sky and
water of brilliant blue, with Point
Loma in the distance, made an unus
ually magnificent background for the
affair. Among those attending were:
Mr. and Mrs. Glaus W. Jefferson Davis
Sprcckels . i Arthur Horton
Mr. and Mrs. James Mr. Harrison
Blngharn Jr. C. A. Brother * ? - v
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lieutenant K. 1,. SI-'|
Pierce of Sew York lington, U. S. A. j
Mr. and Mr». Burke of Lieutenant A. K. Car-
N»w York berry, U. S. A. i
Mrs. R. F. Douglas captain Reasooer, U. !
Mrs. Ilelmken S. A. j
Mrs. Capwell Lieutenant De Witt
Mrs. Waterman Milling, U.S. A. i
Mrs. Goldsmith Lieutenant William D.
Mm. de ErstvJUe» » (Sherman, U. S. a.
Mr. and Mrs. R. §. Lieutenant D. Seydell,
"Robinson Jr. I. ■S. A.
The Mlsxes Cap Well Lieutenant J. M. Talla
; Miss Marjorle Pilworth ferro. U. S. A.
Mi-s Grace Gibson Lieutenant J Boehs U.
Miss Martha Kneedler* 8. A.
Ml*s Frances Bridges (Captain' and Mrs. A.
Mies Rruuli . K. Cowan -
Mi-- Elizabeth Kendall Lieutenant W. Dcxld, U.
: Misses Matthews S. A.
: Misses Knox !.>ur»nant J. Morrow,
: Mix* L. Winn , D. S. A. i
: Miss Anne Win;! Lieutenant M. L. Lore, '
Miss Carrie Angler | I*. S. A.
Miss Bird tLieut«-nant 11. M. Kelly,
Miss Calvin / U. S. A.
Mi** Jean Millar Captain S. 1 , . Hennes--;
Mrs. I. K. Jordan »r C.;B. A
Charles Gibson " '
* -'*...*. j
Elding has again sprung into vogue
In San Diego, and many are taking
canters to North island each day ;to
the United States army aviation camp
to see the flights. The Misses Capwell
;of Oakland. -Mr, and Mrs. Ray Pierce
Of New York, Mr. Oscar Burke of
New York, Miss Grace Gibson of San
Francisco, Miss Eleanor Matthews of
Ran Francisco, form a coterie which
have been riding almost daily.
* * #
Sailing on San Diego bay is also
proving a popular sport. Mr. Heber
hart gave a luncheon for X lO on Sat
urday, taking the party afterward to
see the yacht races. The sail boat
Coronado was used for the occasion.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Fuller
of New York and Paris. Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Pierce, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Burke,
all of New York, and Mr. R. H. Gib
son and the Misses Gibson of Pasadena.
CUPID BUSINESS GOOD
IN PORTOLA OFFICES
Second Girl Worker Within Six
Weeks Gives Up Job to
be Bride
The Portola committee stands sin
danger of having to take out a license
for running, a marriage bureau. Its
women employes are in danger—or
have a reasonable hope —of contracting
matrimony, if recent events presage
the future. .'■'..:" ;
•Within six .week's Cupid has , success
fully aimed his shafts at the palpitat
ing , hearts of two young: women in the
employ of ; the; committee, ,with the re
sult that two vacancies in the working
staff have been 'created; and two brides
look back with not unpleasant memor
ies to the time when they used to work
for the Portola committee. -
The latest victim fis Miss Myrtle Mc-
Donald—as -she was* until A last'night,
when her name ■ was changed to Jenk
ins. ■■■'■ She became the bride l of Roy JA/
Jenkins,: 1753 Sanchee street.
' Miss McDonald, .who is 19 . years old,
has known Mr. Jenkins for 12 years.
She ', is "- the daughter %of '< Mr. and -; Mrs.
Thomas»H. McDonald. 75? Dame street.
;;, Miss: Lillian ? Trezise, 1215: First* ave
nue, was bridesmaid^γ at the "wedding;
the -best; man being, Arthur McDonald,
brother of the brid*. J
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL,. SATURDAY, JULY , 12, 1913.
UNIT PLAN FOR
COAST DEFENSES
Three Pacific Districts to Be
Grouped, Each Under
Administrative Chief
Judge Advocate General Fa
' vors / Abandonment of
I Alcatraz Prison
Interest is being manifested in the
new scheme of a unit system of ad
ministration which is to be inaugu
rated August Iv in the coast defenses
of San Francisco, Puget sound and
the Columbia, in accordance with or
ders received yesterday at the head
quarters of the Pacific coast district
from Washington, D. C. / '
The system, which lias been carried
out in the coast defenses of New. Lon
don : Conn.,« has .as " Its general scheme
the "administering *by the coast ; de
fenses commander and his staff of "all
the posts in his district, v or, as it is
technically known, ". his f coast defenses.
as- one post. -; "■■'-.■'■■"..' '":".-. :
He ;is v relieved as ■ commanding offi
cer of ; his J own particular post : ; and
the ranking' field officer there takes
charge of all practical '% administration.
:■■ The present ; commanding.; officers at
each of the other posts lose I their iden
tity as post commanders )and \ are occu- :
pied with," the practical administration
of their posts as the representatives
of the cojast: defenses commander. This
will result in abolishing the adminis
trative * staff of the commanding' officer
of each post and all orders will ema
nate from the \. general headquarters.
This will mean, in practical terms,
that Colonel ' Charles V Phillips, com
manding the coast" defenses iof ■ San
Francisco, will administer the affairs
of Forts ; ; Winfield Scott. Barry. ; Miley
and Baker: as those of one post; Colonel
C. J. Bailey yof J the Pugetv sound ; coast
defenses, will have Forts ;"V\'orden,
Flagler.' Casey and Ward amalgamated,
arid Lieutenant Colonel Oscar I. Straub,
who. commands "■ the coast defenses of
the.Columbia. will have Forts Stevens.
Columbia and Canby under' his direct
rule. ; '-•/;. ■" " "' : : : :\ 'I- '''.:',
Doubt is expressed by coast artil
lery officers as 7to ; the direct benefit
of the scheme on this coast, some of
the posts ,'; being rather ; widely sepa
rated. For instance,, in the Puget
sound district. Forts ■ Worden, Flagler
and Casey are within a few miles of
each, but Fort Ward is about 50 miles
away. " '
Under an amendment to regulations
governing the purchase of . discharge by
enlisted men of the army put into force
this year, the cost of getting out of the
service by this means depends upon; the
station of the soldier. For example, at
the end of two years' service a soldier
may buy his.discharge if he is on duty
in the United States for $100, for $150
If he is on duty in the Philippines, for
$120 if he is on duty ,in Hawaii, for $145
if he is on duty in Alaska, and for $130
If he is on duty in the Panama canal
rone/: - ■=. : ,-. , : " ' v 7... IX"*, ■ -r-';i-
This schedule was adopted to include!
in the purchase price the estimated cost
of transporting the soldier to the dif
ferent places. , In •, estimating the price
in the Philippines: the cost of carrying
a soldier ; there on ;an ; army transport
was not taken into consideration, since
the » transports v would be operated in
any , event. Some officers believe that
this new schedule will reduce the num
ber of discharges by purchase, whereas
others believe that the number of dis
i charges by purchase will not be re
i duced.
# * *
Two of the officers of our army to be
sent to France to observe military
methods . and to - receive instructions
have j been selected.
First Lieutenant William S. ; Martin,
Fourth cavalry, now on duty with hit
regiment at Schofleld barracks, Hawaii,
has been selected to pursue the course
of instructloon at the French cavalry
school at Saumur, and he soon will re
ceive orders to proceed to France. -
Upon recommendation of the chief of
the quartermaster corps, Captain Roy
B. Harper of the cavarly.'arm, now
serving a detail in the quartermaster
corps, will be sent to pursue the next
course of instruction at the intendance
(supply) school of the French army at
Paris. ;-.; '; :"■; ■,' '~, .: . ! ::'■'■:\'-.-- ■ V -'■; <\ >■~;'
; A cavalry officer, ;. an ; infantry : officer
and two field artillery officers, to serve i
for a year with French - regiments, in
accordance with permission obtained
from the French government, yet are
to be selected.
General Enoch H. Crowdei. judge
advocate general of the army, who ar
rived Thursday evening, has come from
Washington for the annual inspection
of the Pacific branch of , the military
prison at Alcatraz and I will remain
here probably until Sunday night, when
he Will leave for the south and a
visit to the Mexican border. He will
go to several points;along the 'border,
but »most of his time ; will be spent in
Texas City, where he will unofficially
Investigate and inspect; the organiza
tion of the troops, returning to Wash
ington about August 1.
He said in ; regard to the rumor that
the prison <is to '- be removed from Al
catraz: "The j plan s has s been epoken of,
but tentatively; so very tentatively, in
fact, that it ■ should hardly be consid
ered 'ac a possibility as yet. No * defi
nite v move has been : made iin that; di
rection and there Is no certainty that
such : a step will be . taken.
"Alcatraz * is, of course, admirably
adapted for a medieval prison, but the
latest developments >in r penology de
mand I that prisoners be ; confined else
where than ;on a ? rockbound island." ": j>
' General Crowder said . that a 'serious
obstacle in the possible removal of the
prison would be the'matter of another
use for the valuable buildings now on
the island. Too much money has; been
expended there for the abandonment of
the prison without further plans for
its occupation. ; '
w The ■; judge advocate general :- la in
favor of • the idea of placing the prison
elsewhere,? should it be possible,' as he
is a strong believer in reform in ; mili
tary prisons and ; advocates further
training in military : theory and prac
tice for : enlisted men 'of the army » sen
tenced to prison terms, rather than
periods of rock breaking or road mak-
ing. l -' --* '■ *" '■-: '', -'. " *" % ■'■ '-- '
,; Yesterday ; afternoon he passed go
ing '; around the bay In search of an
other 5 possible f site for such a prison.
There iis no probability of the 0 removal
of the -Pacific'branch of the military
prison from this vicinity. «;,,- ;
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Colonel Alexander O.]Brodie: adjutant
general of the western department; will
bid % farewell fto «Tuty .i today and go fon
four months' : leave prior to hie retire
ment from active service November 13.
* * #
' .It is :; expected that the transport
Sherman will reach port this afternoon
about 6 o'clock from Manila and Hono
lulu, I bringing ; a small passenger ; list.
About a ! dozen officers are ,on > board
with Major Alexander M. Davis, quar
termaster, as ranking officer, and there
are about ; 200 casuals as the only
troops. , :■/..*' . :-;-■■_. ' ■■■-;;.; : ;' ;k,u^
Registered v;atj^iarmy-". barters
yesterday were: i Captain C. Mclaugh
lin, Twenty-flrit >; infantry, Vancouver
barracks; Lieutenant Walter o. Boe-
Case of Love at Second Sight Bared
Iva Otto to Be Bride of Gus Eilers
Miss ha Otto, who is \to be married to her employer brother:
EDUCATION GUARD
FOR POOR GIRLS
Better Protector Than Mini
mum Wage, Says Salt
Lake City Speaker
' SALT LAKE .CITY,* .Tuly : 11.—With a!
general session in the tabernacle to
night, the fifty-first ; annual conven
tion of the National Educational as- 1
sociation and affiliated societies closed.
Dr. Joseph Swain, president elect,
spoke briefly upon the program for |
the; ensuing year. :.i\' : \'< ,v " : '-;; : ; j
Thomas Jesse Jones of the United I
States bureau of education pleaded |
for more democracy in education. j
: ''While we have .proclaimed? our be- |
lief in the education of all the > people |
with almost boastful pride." he said, j
"we have been clinging X with 'i blind |
tenacity; to '■'■ a : form of education that j
is both traditional end aristocratic." . I
4 His .theme' was one of which spe- '
, cial emphasis was , laid by speakers at I
department meetings today. ■ I
;, Speaking on the subject iof morality j
and ft' wages, i Irene E. McDermott of j
Pltteburg.; declared that education
should increase efficiency so- much j
that employers would raise wages vol- \
untarily. r ; Education ; also, she "" said,
would prevent immorality i ; among ;
girls where a minimum wage would
noV'.\"; ' [ . ■■■ '_. ':- _ ' ■.".' ■,' , - -.'.; '. ~
The secondary department elected
these ;: officers: '.'.,., : -... '.
* Oliver S. Wescott. Chicago, presi
dent; I. M. Allen, 1 Wichita, , vice: presi
dent; B. G Roberts, Everett, Wash.,
secretary.; :,";.',%-- :; T; -. -"''■:'"■'"':; ; - : ' - :
The ; music; department elected. Agnes
Benson, Chicago, i.. president; . Lucy -\ K.
Cole, Seattle, f vice president;. Glen H.
Woods, St. Louis, secretary. ', ' ,
•-: A poll of ; * the ;; board:, or directors,
which ; meets; tomorrow to select the
convention ".'-■ cities ;. for the , \ next : two
years, indicated . that;: St. Paul ; had a
majority: of three . over Atlantic ; City
for the next t meeting place. Oakland,
C*l., will be the unanimous choice for
1915.. '• , "t. -' ~ ; ;■;":„ '-:'
PARK PROGRAM OF MUSIC
Golden Gate Music Will Be Given Under
Direction of Cuiaia
: .--; The program -in Golden Gate park to
morrow by the band under the direction
of ; Charles H. Caesaea will be as fol
lows: . :/- J ' - ' ' . '..-■ V-
' Anthem, 'Star Spangled Banner.".'
March, , "Florentine" (Dew) .............. Fuclck
0Terture,*"Patr1e , '.................... .O.'.Blset
Mosaic, "Manon" -(flrst time).".........Massenet
Valae, ."Lente Am0ureu5e"..........:.;. Berger
Excerpts, "'L* Bobeme'' i (by request) .".'."•;Puccini
Overture, ,' "Robe.splerre ,, (or - "Th* Last i Days /
: of Terror") .'..'.:*.• ..7...".;..:..:...'.. Litoff
Gems from "Martha" (by request)..'.. ..V'.Flotow
Descriptive piece. "A Hunt ;in the Black ; For- ;':.'
.; > eet" '.;.."..:.'..■.*........:........, .Voelker
Walte, :- "Natursenger , . , ..'.'...'...".. _ .. V...'.'. Zlehrer
March. ''Sword and Lane*" . .*.;...."....... Starke
: ■?■;.■-■ "America." .,.■■•,,' '-yr-'';'^-':
WILL MEET IN BERKELEY
SicniN Kappa Society Mill Hold 1015
Convention In College City
- DENVER, July 11.—The University
of ' California in Berkeley wae selected
for the next national convention of the
Sigma Kappa society in 1915 and it
was "decided *] at the closing buainess
session l last night to hoW biennial in
stead sof: annual I conventions. ;: Today
the delegates ■- began a two days' social
program..," V.:'■'.■' '■/: '-. .-: >d.: ■;■■'■■''■ :X';"S "I
well, Twenty- firsts infantry, Vancouver
barracks: Captain > Amos *H. " Martin.
Fourteenth infantry, Fort 5V* George
Wright, Washington; Lieutenant Burt
M. Phillips. Fourteenth infantry, Fort
George «1 Wright, Washington, all of
whom are ,en route to Monterey. ;;
ARMY ORDERS
WASHINGTON. July ; U.— Promotions; p> Sec
ond s Lieutenant v Frank s. F. K. Chapman, Ninth
cavalry « to flret ■ lieutenant and assigned to Third
c«Telr ; V Second j Lieutenant ft Henry *L. :t Wateon,
Flrat caralry, to flnst lieutenant and assigned to
First?cavalry. ?•* -■''■ ; ; :; .t; ■'•■ v ->' ; ' , - : -; s %-.vi.t:.--- i;,
■BJ First if Lieutenant i Frank Keller. FiretTcavalrx."
Is =5 relieTed s= from i assignment 2. to i that * regiment
and.pl*codSon*theiuna«sifnedvnet."'->""':. :■ ■
First Lieutenant Ar)st!d** Moreno. 'JVe.nt.v
eigbth infantryrawllis proceed sto *ort * Leaven-*
worth I for duty •at > th* army . KrT!e*>' »0h0.i)». . v ■ «
MMejor John W. Hearey," Fourteenth iufantrr in
detaUod ias ln»pect«r of . tae s organised [militia of
Massachusetts. ■ ' • * . • v«iSg?
COMMERCE BODY'S
WORK SET FORTH
Robert Newton Lynch, Guest
of Honor at Luncheon,
Tells of Plans
Robert Newton Lynch, vice president
and general manager of the California
Development board ' and the *'• San Fran
cisco Chamber of Commerce, was the
guest of honor at a luncheon given
at the Commercial club . yesterday ;at
12:30 lock. Twelve were seated at
the guest table, while .; 300 members
of the ( club were present. .-./-.■,'*•,*",.
Mr. Lynch was fittingly introduced
by Alexander Russell; chairman of the
reception ; and publicity committee of
the club. Z, '*•■., - < \
.* The ■; guest of honor outlined his
Hopesi> and aims for the co-operative
work of the three commercial organ
izations of San Francisco —the Califor
nia Development ; board, the San ] Fran-'
cisco Chamber of ? Commerce and the
San Francisco Commercial club.
Mr. Lynch said ; that - ; he would ; much
prefer to be called; upon, 10 or 15 years
hence for a i review of what had ac
tually i been accomplished than to have
to state at r that time what was going
to happen. .'.., -' * '.■..' _ v, . ■" ■
%■: The ■ speaker said that he was deeply
grateful for the co-operation -of so
large - and \ influential.' a",; body vas the
San Francisco Commercial club. •-. '
' HOTEL NEWS I
D. : Arnold Johnson of Chicago is at
the Columbia.
Y. Howlyer of New York is staying
at the Baldwin. t
C. A. Combs and wife of Willits are
guests at the Manx. *
IT. V Rohultz, r hotel man \ from St. He
lena, is" at the Dale. '
v 11. C. Tupper and wife of Fresno
are guests at : the Stewart. '•'*./. : -
, Thomas Rutlidge and -wife of Colusa
are .guests at the .Stewart.
Dr. and Mrs. J. Litchild of Ukiah
are staying at the Stanford.
' W. ,W. Moran, : a merchant of Calis
toga. is staying at the Dale. -■ -■,- ~/_
F. K. Prescott and wife of Fresno
are stopping at ; the ; Baldwin. r
A. L, McNeil: and ; wife "of Santa Bar
bara are guests at the Argonaut.
::i A. A. Redington i and wife ■> of j Sacra
mento are staying at * the : Columbia. I
Charles -H. "* Kinney, a merchant of
San Diego, is a : ;guest; at the Butter.?.: ■;
; Mrs. Henry Bird and Mrs. John Bird
of Suisun are * guests •[ at the Manx. * ;
" Peter Rice, s a business man of Stock
ton, is staying at the Union Square. ?;
T. P. : Barnhart. ; a real • estate H man
of Chicago,- is staying at \ the Bellevue.
V: Judge O. L. Everts and family £of
Fresno are guests 5 at the Union Square.
M. D. Henderson and Z. E. Black of
Plainview, Tex., are staying at the
Sutter. „ \ - -• . - --: ' '
A. P. Busey Jr., a mining engineer of
Los Angeles, 'is ; staying at the St.
Francis. ■"'iV.-:.-~ .. ; _'■:-'■'"' --. "-{'■:-■:■. ■• ?•:'£., ■■ :-:•_
; H. M. Bang, a leading merchant of
Fresno;; is ; registered: at ? the \ Argonaut
with Mrs. Bang. •.- . '\:'-' r ,j ■' v '<
Mrs. Raymond Payne of Los J Altos
is at the Fairmont with her mother,
Mrs. L. L. Sablo. : . *'; : ;
II; Dr. :W. H. Ifeync and Mrs. Mayne
of Los x Angeles are ? spending a ;; few
days at > the s Manx. " ' ' ■'■ , -'''
Simpson'. Finnell. s a business man ;of
Yountville. Is staying "at the Manx with
Mrs. Finnell and their > children. , ;
■A.. W. Simpson, a lumber man of
Stockton,'; is registered at the Fairmont
with his son J' in law, ? Minor Terrell. .'■
Orestes Orr of : Ventura, 1 a fruit
grower, is -staying , at v the Palace with
Mrs. Orr. They will remain here about
a week. i *,''; , -'V.; ,' ■ ._ --.' , •'-"'.■•
I I. Ortma and S., tshisaki, officials of
the Japanese : government, ; returned
from the east yesterday and registered
'atitheV.Palacei"-';vX{y"-"'" : _"v-v^ : '■ .':■
D. H. Stelnmetz nf Sonora, super
intendent of the Southern Lumber com.
pany. and, T. F. Symong are staying
at the St. f Francis. , JVy*;-\-:: • ' -ft.:-'v.-'-^-::
J W. X. Robineon, proprietor of the
Hotel Tulsa. T;ilsa. Okla.. is at ' the
Palace with Mrs. Robinson. They are
motoring through California. ■•".r i ' r - ; '
James A. Murray and wife of Mon
terey arc registered at tiifV/StH Francis.
X, 11. Bullard and wife and family of
Los Angeles I are l spending f a few days
at the St. Francis.
Romance Involves Plotting
Parents and Recalcitrant
Young Folks
]■-. Scheming cupids celebrated last
Thursday night at the home of Miss
Iva Otto, 629 Dolores street, where
Miss Otto announced to a score of girl
friends her engagement to Gus Eilers.
brother of Hy Eilers, president of the
Eilers Music company.
The announcement of the- engage
ment marks one ,of the epochs of a
romance that lias had much to do "with
plotting parents, recalcitrant
folks, musical atmosphere and love at
second sight. -;■■.
Incidentally the .prospective bride is
an employe of her future ; brother in
law. Tiy Eilers. in San Francisco, while
the ■ bridegroom/ to be is a motion pic
ture niapnate in Vancouver. ■>
The parents of • Miss; Otto and her
fiance have been friends for many
years. r .* .■■ .''.. ,'■ ■'".!. . \ ■••■
, The two young: people were destined
for ? each f other, in the ; parental mind.
15 years ago, although neither;- of the
two had ever seen- the other until a
year ago. •'
; Both the young people were antago
nistic to the idea of a , parent made ro
mance and ;;refused** to v become ac
quainted with each "other. '
VrAv year ; ago they, met. accidentally.
in Portland, where both were spending
vacations. . . .-., ...
Mr. Filers - . opinion was expressed to
his friends In the remark that the girl
his parents had been telling him about
'was , not • even, pretty." .This was a
slander most apparent to all.
/Miss Otto retaliated by explaining- to
her friends that she could never marry
such a "big grouch." which, she will
agree now. also was a slander.
This first meeting was ? unpromising , ,
but /a month later the two met again
and revised their farmer estimates of
each other ,to such >an ; extent that :the
announcement; Thursday evening re
sulted./ :
''{ •Miss Otto lives here with her
mother. 4 - With -her husband she will
make her home In Portland.
' The date for the wedding has not yet
been announced, but it will be in the
fall. , "' ' , ' - ' ■ . ■- . '
;Miss Otto is an accountant in the
Eilers Music house here and was per
suaded by HyEilers to accept that em
ployment so that, as J Eilers himself
expresses it, the elder brother could
press the suit of the younger one ; with
all the authority of "boss. , " ;, ■_•
AMJUSEj\IENTS
= Phone Sutter 4200. ;' .•■
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THAT JOLLY OPERA COMiaUE. V
PRINCESS
. MATINEES SATURDAY/AND SUNDAY.
POP. 1 PRICES —tSe, 500. 7:>c: Box: Seats, $1
-mS§S;y "PINAFORE"
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NIGHT BEGINS EVERY
AT ClM . m , v DAY AT
3:30 „ SUNDAY .. 3:30
COME TODAY OR TONIGHT AND ENJOY THE j
KIN EM AGO LOR PICTURES
' Animated Photography in Natural Colors
■MAKING OF THE PANAMA CANAL."
"ACTUAL SCENES OF THE BALKAN WAR."
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"V. S. BATTLESHIPS AT PRACTICE."
Two Hour Program— lnterest Ing j Trarel Talk. |
PPirCC I. Matinees. Any Seat, 25c. --■■>-'
r I\l VL.O .; , KTeniflffe, 25c. 33e, 50c, referred. |
, i
'jJrJjWLIfC mm ' READING': THEATER.
■ TTIIFr Em, * nd Market.
A' I MY* I "ft ' phore SutUr 9460.
THIS WEEK
AMD KBIT i
MATINEE TODAY! i
•' : , , BEST ; SEATS, *1.50 ..
Mate.Wed., Frl. unit Sat.
. The Xevr - York Winter 2 Garden* •
- Biff Best Success, *.; !
THE PASSING
SHOW OF 1912
•".^Curtain-:8:15 Nights; 2:15 Mats. \
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mmmV # -rS A ml Ma WM Nr. Market.
V• X Ji Pbone
. i; .s jLJJeeBKSSeB .Market 130.
LAST 4 NIGHTS
ONLY- MATS. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
SENSATIONAL MOTION PICTURES of the
PANAMA CANAL
Taken by Mr. Edward H. Kemp and Indorsed
-, ■ by the Canal Commission, v
EXTRA , ADDED s FEATURE—FIRST TIME
--■.- :_.»- < -.:,:-.- PRESENTED V:,"-,— :-.-.-.i;.i'
"THE 5 RATTLESNAKE DANCE :Of THE
HOPE INDIANS OF ARIZONA"
Only Complete Motion Pictures of this Most
'•■-..-..-:.-•:■ Wonderful Aborigine : Ceremony. ,-■
[ PRICES—2Sc end 60c; special > children price.
'/■■•-iTB9'-;"- :; ' ■ ; -" ,: - : ' 1913 >
- LIBERTY. EQUALITY. FRATERNITY.
■''' Celebration, of the l-4th ■ Anniversary .of , the
Fall of the Bastile
Under the Auspices; of the French , 14th cf July
•■- \:iv:'.. ;<•:;:■ - ••. Society, Inc. s> : ■.-.■■•-:■
The Hon. R. MONNET, Consul General of Franc*,
'* '•-> Honorary 'President of the Day. "■
GRAND BALL -
At the Auditorium PaTlllon; Page ami FiHtaore,
SATURDAY EVENING, r JULY : 13TH.
'.::■-••'■. • (Grand : March at 9 o'clock.) j - '•
General • Admission ' 50c. ".i Children Under 12 ; Free.' !
• Literary :s Exerciser i; Monday ■, Evening,* at &
o'clock.^ Scottish Rite Hall. ;::■,.;
LURLINEI
BUSH AKDIiARKIN STREETS
OCEAN WATER BATHS !
SWIMMING AND TVH BATHS 1 - ;
£)S Kelt J water I direct i from i t&* * ocean. Open .
! CTery? day,:: and t evening, v including -. Sunday* '
- and holidays, , ; from 6 a. m. to 10 p. ;m. Spte-:
tatcr* , gallery free. :*■: : ;;'/..; *-:■.--'."'; .•'• t-
The Sanitary Baths \.. !
>. Natitorlunj i reaef Tuesday anil | Friday *
.* morutags ; from ,a ■ o'clock tto * noon \ for; women :
only. <• - ' •"
k •TILTEmiD ? OCEAN' WATER : FLUNG!"
I COMFORTABLY - HEATED.' CONSTANTLY
CIRCULATING I AND ? FILTERING
I Hot Air Kair < Dryers. Electric > Curling ; Iroei :
and. Shampoo Room for Women Bather* Free.
• BRANCH TUB BATHS. SHI > OXAAY IT. L
NEAR PIVISADERO.
MINISTERS FAVOR
BIBLE IN SCHOOL
Sex Hygiene Taught by Doc
tors Is Also Urged Upor
Endeavorers
Toronto . Editor Declares
Church Is Futile as Fac
tor of Social Progress
■ LOS -ANGELES, July 11.—The ques
tion,'. "Should religion be taught in the
schools?" was answered affirmatively
today :by the conference of ministers
attending the twenty-sixth interna
tional convention of "Christian En
deavor societies. So also was the Ques
tion of the teaching of sex hygiene.
But as !to the latter -the clergymen" reg
istered •it as their opinion that s?x
knowledge should not be taught to
school; pupils by the regular teachers,
but by r physicians specially appointed
for that purpose.
To strengthen the influence of, Pro
testantism it was recommended that
the churches join a federation and work
in' unison. ./, , ;. iV .'.'■'■ . ' ■:...;;*
Dr. Charles ML Sheldon of Topeka,
Kan., 'leader .of the conference, rec
ommended the compilation of a bible
text book for use' in the schools. ' He
also spoke vigorously in favor of the
abolishment of all "frats" as a menace
to democracy. ■
* "With regard to "■ the theaters • and the
drama, the clergymen in the conference
acquiesced in the opinion that the lov«
element in ; plays was perfectly per
missible.
The church, controlled by the com
fortable and well to' do, is a futile in
strument; in the solution of the prob
lems created by the relations of capital
and labor. It is a conservator of vested
interests , * and worships the God of
things as they are. and until the church
re-establishes Christ's principles of
social: relations human and industrial
justice must remain a mere figure of
speech.
In substance this was the declaration
of Dr. J. A. Mac Donald. editor of the
Toronto. Ontario. Globe, today in the
principal address delivered before the
general assembly of the convention.
; Chicago was chosen for the next bi
ennial session of the International
Christian Endeavor in July, 1915.
i. „ AMUSE MENTS___^
AICKIW Si
Mat. Today and Tomorrow
LAST TWO NIGHTS
Leo Dltrlchetein'e Famous Farce,
"ARE YOU A MASON?"
PRICES— Night. 23c to $1; Mat., 25c to ,">oc.
NEXT WEEK—Begins a Brief Season of
BESSIE BARRISCALE
j HOWARD HICKMAN and Alcazar Co. in v
"Such a Little Queen"
Safest and Mont Magnificent Theater In America.
; MATINEE TODAY AND EVERT DAY.
ANOTHER WONDERFI'L NEW BII.T*
CLARK and -BERGMAN, In Jesse L> Ijnky*
New Tabloid Musical Play. "THB TRAINED
i NURSES": PROFESSOR OTA .GYOI. Violinist
Ito the King of Spain: THE MC GROHS; WAL
! TER DE LEON , and "MUGGINS , ' DA VIES 'This
Week Only): CBCILE BEHrSFORD. English)
Comedieune; THE LONDON PALACE GIRLS;
MISS NORTON * PAUL NICHOLSON: OR
PHEUM MOTION PICTURES. SHOWING CUK
, RENT EVENTS: Special Added Feature. WIL
i LARD MACK. MARJORIB RAMBEAU and Fel
low Players, offering "Kick : In." ;
Evening prices 10c, 25c. 50c,, 75c. Box seat $1.
Matinee price* (except Sunday ; aod • Holidays)
10c, 25c. 50<*. Phone Douglas 70.
I HINTS I
! By MAY MANTON
7900 .Two-Piece -Draped Skirt for
Misses ' and ■ Small Women,
s 14. 16 and 18 years. (
WITH HIGH OR NATURAL. WAIST
LINE
Drapery is exceedingly smart ; and
just the little bit shown in this skirt \lay
:so girlish in effect! that it Iβ especi
ally adapted ,to the younger contingent. 4
I The shaped I; overlapping •? edges *; : ar*
i pretty and unusual, too. Altogether
J th> skirt is 'most attractive one, avail -
I able ;. for ; the „ coat % suit, X for the entire
I dree* : and J; for -wear; with ~ the separate
i waist. -It T jconsists; of only • two ; ;pieces,
i the « back being fitted by tuck darts.
The making is exceedingly easy and the
result "> most % satisfactory., ,it can;, be
finished at cither the high or the natu
ral ' waist i line, which is : better depend- ;
ing entirely upon the special figure and ,
the special: use. The model ; is; a good;
one for all the materials that can be
made :' in simple style • and l the 'list; in- y
eludes voile and silk as well as the
lighter suitings. - * :: ..: -'.I. :;."": ; : : :
[ For the 16 year site the skirt will
i require V-3 yards ;' of ; r material 27. 2V*
I yards 36 or 44 inches wide. The width
iat the lower edge is.m yards. .
The pattern ;of the skirt 7900 i* cut in :
sixes; for girls of 14. 16 and 18 x years. It- ;
-■will - be: mailed to any address 'by the
Fashion ;• Department "of T this * paper on
receipt of ten cents.
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