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PROGRESSIVES OF CITY REVERSE POLICY County Committee Indorses List of Candidates for Office NEW CLUB FORMED IN RICHMOND DISTRICT Exposition Improvement So ciety Gets Behind Galla gher for Supervisor The progressive republican county committee has stepped into the com ing: municipal political campaign by Indorsing 15 candidates at its meet ing Monday evening, reversing its announcement of two weeks ago that it would not take part in municipal political affairs. The following were aipproved: PerCT V. Long for city attorney. John E. McOoo'gald for treasurer. Edward F. Bryant for tax collector. M. J. Eynes for public aduilnis ' trator. Edmund Godehanx for recorder, Louis Wawi and A. I). d'Anenna for police judges, . Arthur Campbell, John U Pollto. Adolph Kosh •' land, Dajilel C. M-wfdxr. Edward G. Bath, Jo ' . aeph Phillips. 11 F. Suhr. John O. Walsh and Georsy- A. CeWaally for supervisors. RICHMOND DISTRICT CM B A republican progressive club has been formed' in the Richmond District With the following officers: President, Bert H. Dever; vice president, D. J. Barry; secretary, George Haskell; campaign committee. John Hayes (Chairman). Kay J. Dever, Robert Burns. M. J. Sullivan, candidate for su pervisor, waa Indorsed by a nonparti san political club organized at Bay Shore hall. San Bruno and Leland avenues, with Walter Heed as presi dent and Luther Duke secretary. The Women's Progressive club of the Thirty-first district has indorsed J. O. Low for tax collector. Miss Augusta .tones is president of the club and Miss Rose Steinhart secretary. CAMAGHER (iI'EST OF HONOR Supervisor Andrew Gallagher was thje guest of honor at a special meet ing of the Exposition Improvement club last night, talking on tunnel conditions In view of the postpone ment of . further action on the Fill more street tunnel. He aaid that the j people of the district should be more of one accord before a project rtke this was thrust upon them. The club indorsed him for re-election as super visor. He and other candidates en dorsed by the I'nion Labor party spoke at a union labor rally in Co lumbia hall. Twenty-ninth and Mis sion streets. Louis H. Ward and A. D. d'Ancona have been approved as candidates for police Judges by the Good Govern ment league. The Holly Park Dis trict Political club has been formed, with, H. Peterson aa president and Mrs. J. J*. Moynahan, secretary. Who Is to Blame If Holdup Shoots Man Traveling in Cars? Attorney Kirkbride Says Motorman Should Not Have Stopped—San Mateo Court to Determine When a highwayman shoot 3 a pas senger in a railroad holdup, is the railroad company responsible and lia ble for dajnages? This' question must be determined by the San Mateo county »uperior court. Charles N. Kirkbride, a local attorney, yesterday filed suit against the United Railroads for $10,000 dam ages. He was shot September 6, 1912. during the holdup of a San MAteo car, when he refused to deliver his money into the motorman's cap The motorman, under the gun of the j holdup, was forced to pass his hat ' to collect the passengers' valuables. I Kirkbride charges the motorman \ with negligence in stopping when he j saw an armed highwayman in the ' The Corset Is Just ;W portant 'lift As f/ie ilH| Gown More so, in fact, for what is more inelegant than a beautiful after noon or evening dress pulled all out pf shape over a corset which ha* neither lines nor fit? Our Famous "Lestelle" Corset •with its beautiful, graceful lines and marvelous adaptability to all figures, molds the natural lines of the body into the shapes required by this season's styles, and our expert eorsetieres fit them per fectly. "Lestelle" Comfort is the height of corset ease and perfection. Corset Department 3d Floor L Post Street, Near Kearny j RACING ENGINES TO CRASH AT THE STATE FAIR TODAY Miss Celia Treanor in cab of one of the engines that will meet in collision; Miss Irene Treanor on step, and Miss Lucille Bennet in center. Sixty Ton Monsters Under Full Steam to $c Sent Plung ing. Into One Another SACRAMENTO. Sept. 17.—Two 60 ton locomotives are standing under full steam in the state fair grounds waiting their turn to occupy atten tion this afternoon, when they will meet In a head on collision. Each engine will be going at the rate of 40 miles an hour when they strike. Every exhibit, peanut stand, res taurant and side show will be closed when the event takes place, and lt is expected that 30,000 people will wit ness it. YesTeCday the engines raced up and down the long stretch of track in the field in front of the race track for a trial. H. It Wright is staging the collision, while George H. White will handle the former Northern Pacific locomotive and Elijah Brown the Pennsylvania engine. They will give their locomotives a good start, throw the throttles w : ide open and leap off. Blue Dog. a wild horse being rid den by Tommy Marshall, threw his rider yesterday afternoon and tram pled on him. Marshall's face and arms were badly cut. High diving will be also a feature of today s events. Bobble Dunn, who claims the world's high dive record of 120 feet, will dive 110 feet into a tiny pool. George Gray, 17 year old Sacramento lad, will dive 65 feet, and Ella Pennington and Lorena Dorenz will ride four diving horses into the pool from a height of 40 feet. Contra Costa counties will be reti re: ■•mited by an excursion which will mento, to celebrate Alameda county I day nt the state fair. MISSES DOG; GETS SHOT jlt wa? extracted by Dr. O. E Mason, j who said that the wound was not I serious. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALU WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 17, 1913. ' FILMS TO DEPICT PENINSULA HOMES Millionaires of Fashionable Suburbs Form Motion Picture Company A millionaires' motion picture com pany has been formed by the capital ists of the peninsula. Fashionable events of the peninsula society and elite photo plays will be distinctive productions of the* company. The magnificent country residences of Burlingame, Hillsborough and Menlo Park will be the settings for many of the plays. Articles of incorporation have been filed for $1,000,000, and the company will bo known as the California Mo tion Pictures corporation. Herbert Payne is president and the other directors are Henry T. Scott, R. P. Schwerin, Walter S. Martin, Thomas Magee. George Dewis, James Woods, Thomas A. Driscoll, Baldwin Wood, Clarence Payne, Thomas B. Eastland. A. M. Johnson and Robin HENEY AND WEINSTOCK ON "POWER OF POLITICS" For its first monthly luncheon after the vacation season the New Era stock, member of the state industrial accident board, and Francis J. Ueney The luncheon will take place Fri day noon at the St. Francis hotel, and arrangements for it arc being made by Mrs. Edna Van Winkle. "The Power of Politics" is the general sub ject which will be discussed. General charge is in the hands of the legislative and political commit tee of the league. LINER MOANA SAILS The Union Steamship company's liner Moana, Captain John Robert Stringer, sailed today for the an tipodes with a large number of pas sengers. The majority of the pas sengers were tourists, bound for the south seas. 3 COMMISSIONERS OP FOR CONTEMPT Failure to Certify Lieutenant Matlock for Promotion to Be Settled Today Contempt of court proceedings are under way today against Civil Service Commissioners E. A. Walcott, E. B. Rosenthal and Matthew Brady in con nection with the filing of an affidavit on behalf of Eieuteriant Allen Matlock of the fire department by Attorney AY. H. Smith. Judge Murasky had issued a writ of mandate, returnable August 4, direct ing the commissioners to certify Mat lock to the fire commission as eligible for promotion to the rank of captain. The civil service board certified Wil liam J. Conniff, and now Matlock wants the members punished for con tempt. An attempt to settle the old con troversy as to whether one or three men from tho head of eligible lists shall be certilled to fill vacancies in the lire department will be made by Mayor Rolph tomorrow morning at a conference which he has called be- I tween the tire and civil service corn- Mayor Rolph informed the fire com mission two weeks ago that the dead lock over this question between Cora- I missioners Hammer and Branden stein on one side and Commissioners ! Pfaeffle and Dillon on the other must be broken, as it was injuring the ef- I ficiency of the department and had left responsible positions unfilled for six months. * Kiss of Ocean May Occur First Day of Portola Festival Chamber of Commerce Asks Goet hals to Delay Final Blast From October 10 to 22 Communicating with Colonel Goe thals of the isthmian commission, the Chamber of Commerce Is endeavoring to postpone the blasting of the last obstruction and the unification of the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans in the Panama canal from Oc tober 10 to 22 that it may be officially celebrated here on the opening day of the Portola festival. A fleet of warships will be here, and If arranged, will fire a national salute the minute the waters are joined. Other special observances will mark this important step In the canal con struction. DENY HIGH BILLBOARD In denying Schroeder & Herzog permission to maintain a billhoard 20 feet high In Market stret;t near Spear, Supervisors Payot and Mur dock of the public welfare committee | announced yesterday that permits for the lofty boards would be grSnted only in exceptional cases. Payot stated that boards higher than 10 feet would be permitted only when they are between buildings not more than 25 to 30 feet apart. Children Cry for Fletcher's ! The Kind You Have Always Bought has,borne the signa ture of Chas. H. Fletcher, and has been made under his personal supervision for over SO years. Allow no one to deceive you in this. Counterfeits, Imitations and ** Just-as-good" are but experiments, and endanger tho health of ChUdren—Experience against Experiment. What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. It de stroys Worms and allays Feverishness. For more than thirty years it has Ween in constant use for the relief of C onstipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic,all Teething Trou bles and IMarrhcoa. It regulates the Stomach and bowels, assimilates the Food, giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend. The Kind You Have Always Bought y4 Bears the Signature of In Use For Over 30 Years THE CENTAUR COMPANY. T7 MURRAY STREET. NEW YORK CITY. 6 BIG LINERS HUT USE OIL AS FUEL Schwerin of Pacific Mail Plans Change at a Cost of $3,000,000 R. P. Schwerin, vice president and general manager of the Pacific Mail company, departed for New York last night. He went east ostensibly for the purpose of taking his son Dick and daughter Arabella to school. The serious purpose of his trip, however, is to make one more effort to secure the authority and appropriation necessary for the conversion of the Siberia, Korea, Manchuria and Mon golia and two of tho company's Pan ama liners into oil burners. In addition to converting the ships it is prpposcd to make a number of Improvements in the way of accom modations de luxe in the four liners, which will put them on an equality with any vessel in the trans-Pacific trade after the opening of the canal. The proposed improvements, which will be made here, will cost about $3,000,000. MONGOLIA DUE SATURDAY The Pacific Mail liner Mongolia, homeward bound from the orient, Is expected to arrive about 11 o'clock a. m.. Saturday. There are 192 cabin passengers and 350 Asiatics in the steerage aboard. The cargo of 7,200 tons includes 65 tons of raw silk. PROF. S.J. HUNKIN QUITS UNIVERSITY Resigns From Faculty to Take Up Practice of Medicine in San Francisco Prof. Samuel J. Hunkin of the de partment of medicine of the Univer sity of California has resigned from the faculty for the purpose of prac ticing in San Francisco. Doctor Hunkin, who was graduated from the university in 1890, has for several years been clinical professor of ortho pedics, serving without pay. Acting President David Barrows of the uni versity announced that the resigna tion would be accepted with regret. "Doctor Hunkins," he said, "is an example of several distinguished men who, after graduating, have given their services to the university with out pay, repeatedly refusing to accept compensation. Their services have en abled the university to carry on a great deal of work which otherwise would not have been possible." STANFORD SAVANT DEAF TO COLUMBIA OFFER STANFORD UNIVERSITY. Sept. 17. Dr. M. C. Terry, who has gratuitous ly acted as research assistant in the bacteriology department, has been offered the position of instructor in hacteriology at Columbia university. New York city, with a salary of $2,000, but has declined the offer, preferring to remain at Stanford. He will make a special study in the field o.' pathogenic protozoa. Mrs. Aimee P. Rice Given Divorce on Grounds of Cruelty Decree Granted in Portland Obliges Young Capitalist to Make Al lowance to Wife Mrs. Aimee P. Rice, wife of G. Stan ley Rice, a wealthy young capitalist and son of Mrs. Mary Rice, who is the richest woman in Redwood City, has been granted an interlocutory de cree of divorce in Portland on the ground of cruelty. It is stated also that Rice was com pelled to transfer valuable property to his wife and agreed to give her a comfortable allowance for their two children. A deed was recorded in Redwood City yesterday afternoon giving Mrs. Almee Rice absolute title to a piece of land in the Robinson tract near the Menlo Country club. FIREMAN IS INJURED While fighting a fire in the base ment of the Liberty bakery at Sev enth and Washington streets, Oak land, last night. G. E. Kippe, a lire man, fell down a hole in the side walk leading to the lower floor and sustained severe abrasions. He was treated at the emergency hospital. The fire was confined to the basement of the establishment and caused nom inal damage. CUPID CAPTURES 4 GIRL COUSINS Betrothals Announced at Din ner Reveal Cases of Vic torious First Loves Stock in love in the Scanlin family is "on the rise." Old Dan Cupid is scoffing at that world old contingent of mothers and fathers who smile indulgently upon their sons and daughters when first pierced with the love god's arrows. Proof of the fact that "first loves" are often "last loves," too, was ad duced at a dinner given by Mrs. Helen Scanlin of 471 Twenty-sixth avenue to four of her cousins. Each of the four "confessed." Miss Hazel Sce.nlin, a popular young clubwoman, announced that she soon would be married to George C. Jones, 1535 Tenth avenue, whom she met in the days after- the fire of 1906. Miss Josephine "Whalen, cousin of Miss Scanlin, 3706 Lelghton avenu*, Piedmont, told her cousins that the romance which budded at college when she met Jack Nicora, a promi nent mechanical engineer of San Jose, would bloom in December, when she intended to become his bride. Miss Vera Whalen, her sister, will also marry the man who wooed her on the college campus—Dick Pitman, an architect of San Jose. On top of these three announce ments Miss Theresa Mirkel informed the gathering that she soon would become more closely related to them all. She will marry Miss Hazel Scan lin's brother, William Scanlin. Do you wonder that Cupid keeps on making eyes? Counter Charges in Kesler Divorce Case Marital troubles of W. A. Kesler, an employe of the Southern Pacific railway at San Jose, and of his wife, Carrie M. Kesler, will be thrashed out in the courts of San Francisco county following a transfer of Kesler's suit for divorce from San Jose by Judge J. R. Welch today. Kesler charges that his wife de serted him on May 20, 1912, and that she is unfit to have the custody of their two children, Helen and Hazel. The Keslers were married at Fresno November 10, 1897. Mrs. Kesler denies her husband's charges and files a cross ca/nplaint accusing him of using abusive lan guage and of nonsupport. Weary Patrolman Is Given Good Long Rest Patrolman Peter Van Houtte of the Oakland force was suspended for 10 days by Chief of Police Petersen to day because of a too strong pro pensity for resting in restaurants and park benches instead of walk ing his beat. The charge against Van Houtte is neglect of duty and disobedience of orders, and as he has exhibited the same inclination before, he will he given a long op portunity this time to think over his conduct. Refrigeration Men Convene at Chicago CHICAO, Sept. 17 —Men who have to do with the refrigeration of food stuffs from all over the world ar rived in Chicago today for the in ternational congress of refrigeration. Reservations at hotels had been made for 2,000 delegates. During the con gress the delegates will attend a banquet at which nothing but re frigerated food will be served. BIDS ON CITY HALL Burlingame's city trustees opened bids last night for a new city hall, work on which is to be started by the beginning of next month. A dozen bids' were received, the lowest being that of R. Trost, a San Fran cisco contractor, who agreed to do the work for $19,958. The contract will be awarded at the next meeting of the board. I I I THE MASTER MOTOR Of M ALL I n It Has Everything We Promised and More 9 H Six-Cylinder, T-head Motor Left Drive, Center Control Mm Bosch Magneto Non-Stallable Motor H Electric Starter (Chalmers-Entz) Tapered Bonnet, Steam Line Electric Lights Chalmers Patented Doors H 132-inch Wheel Base Silence at All Speeds Wm Four Forward Speed Transmission No Vibration 99 Underslung Rear Springs Extreme Flexibility Price of a Chalmers Car also buys "Real Service." We offer the Strongest Service Agreement procurable. , - | NOTICE: Open evenings until 10 o'clock for the balance of the week Hj I PIONEER AUTOMOBILE COMPANY I BRANCHES f-1 C COA Oakland □IO a D£9 Frc r sno ento Van Ness Aye. Recaptured Federal Prisoner in Jail John Bogden, who escaped from the Marshall's cell in the postofflce building last week, and who was ar rested in Woodland by Deputy United States Marshal Prank Kiernan and Secret Service Agent Harry Moffltt, was brought to the Alameda county jail today from Sacramento. Bogden made no resistance in re turning. An indictment on a charge of breaking from a federal jail will probably he returned against Bogden next week. He escaped while being held on a charge of raising a pension check. AN ANNOUNCEMENT By Friedrich Migge The great amount of work that has fallen upon my asso ciates in the Migge Labora tories since the announcement of my discovery of a method of preventing the loss of hair by eradicating the bacteria which destroy it, has made it necessary for me to posi tively refuse appointments for Sundays. I realize that the many men and women who have written asking the privilege of visit ing the Laboratories in The Call building on Sundays because of their inability to visit the city during the week, will be disappointed by my decision, but to these I must suggest that they make especial effort to visit me during the week. It is not just to my associates that they be required to devote their Sundays to the Lab oratory work, as they have been doing since the announcement of the discovery was made. The Labo ratories will continue to be open to the public each day, from ten until five-thirty. On holidays and Sun days, however, they will be closed. Arens Found Guilty of Serious Crime . Charles \V. Arens, on trial in. Judge Wells' court in Oakland, was found I guilty by a jury today of assavilt with a deadly weapon. He was ! charged with assault with a i deadly weapon with intent to com mit murder, and the verdict was the result of a compromise. F. D. Burr, a real estate man. accused Arens of trying to kill him witn a revolver in the Security Bank buiit vears in the county jail or the same I term in * - : " nftntentiary.