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Gossip of the Smart Set Gathered from the Town and Country
Receptions and Balls Form Program for Coming Week Oakland is preparing to hold an other festival which bids fair to out rival in originality and fun tho recent | Brazilian ball. It is to b* a hal loween dance, and will take place in j the spacious ballroom of the Hotel Oakland. In place of the Jungle and its environment the scene will be changed to a species of fairyland. Black cats will share honors with witchery in the decoration of the rooms, and pumpkin lanterns will furnish the illumination. Everything of which is insignia will have a place ln the decorative ar rangements of the hall and the pleas ures-prepared for the evening. Invi tations will be issued this week. In addition to the usual program of music and dancing another exhibition of the tango will be given by Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Crane, Mrs. Eugene Hewlltt and Walter Leimert, who will be dressed in appropriate garb for the event. * » * | Mrs. Dollle McCone McDonald has Issued invitations to a children's party which she will give Friday evening. October 31, In honor of her children. Miss Susie and Master Fred erick McDonald. Sixty children will be bidden to the affair, which will be very elaborate. All the old fashioned halloween customs will be carr'ed out, biting apples, fate telling, ducking for fruit and the hundred and one other pastimes for which the day is fa mous. * • « Miss Ethel Shorb will also enter tain, as is her custom, at a halloween party, the affair taking place at the home of her mother, Mrs. J. de Barth Shorb, in Broadway. About 30 guests will participate in the informal gaye ties of the evening. «- « • Mrs. Anna L. Hall has given up her cottage at Ross Valley, where she has been spending the last two months, and has taken quarters at the Hotel Cort for the winter. * * * Friends will be glad to learn that M..-=s Kileen Code has completely re covered from her recent serious ill ness and will be enabled to partici pate in all the activities of the younger social circles this season. The Devil Is Feted by Belles of Younger Set A unique party of the week was the devils' hail of Tuesday night, with which Miss Verna Fulkerth, daughter of Judge and Mrs. Fulkerth of Modesto, entertained Miss Made line Antoinette Sisson. The affair was held in the ballroom of the Key- } ' Stone apartments in Hyde street, < which was decorated in Portola colors for the gala event. lied carnations | and yellow chrysanthemums were com- ■ blned with flags and bunting in the j adornment of the room. Glided bas- j kets filled with flowers were sus pended from the celling, and the lights were concealed by red paper shades made tc resemble carnations. All of the girls wore crimson cos tumes, and the men wore bouton nleres of carnations and maiden hair fern. At midnight a buffet supper was served, but the dancing kept on apace until well Into the wee small hours. The invitations. Inscribed with red ink on white paper, and In closed in scarlet envelopes, read thus: "You are invited to a devils' ball to meet devilish little devils and have a devilish good time." and at the end of the evening all of the guests at tested that they got what they had come for. Among those who enjoyed the frolic were Mrs. Fulkerth, Mrs. Ida Umbsen, Miss Tfiez Mariner, Miss Suzette New ton, Miss Hazel Orear, Miss Eleanor Mann. Miss Nadlne de Ojeda, Miss Yvonne de Ojeda, Miss Ila Ward, Miss Lucille Haynes, Miss Vera Davis, Miss Laura Davis, Miss Zeta Mendell, Miss Cora Zeitler, Miss Helen Murphy, Miss Clara Hatteroth, Misses Overton, Carl Hermann, Vincente T. La Coste, Har old Maundrell, C. Sisson, Philip New ton, Stanley Thompson, Albert Lay mance, Carroll Fulkerth, Robert An derson, Harold Strickland, Lieutenant Norman Smith, Ensign Bell. Ensign Tlpplet, Ensign Coman of the United States steamship Dakota, f* * * Ptetnres are shown today of Mrs. Coleridge Ertz, Miss Ruth Ward and Miss Florence Braverman. Mrs. Ertz, who Is noted as one of the most at tractive young matrons in the city's younger set, was formerly Miss Elaine Brashear. Her grace and skill ln dancing have attracted much atten tion, especially since the advent of les thes dansants, of whicli she is a devotee. It has been said that Mrs. Ertz will take the place of Mrs. Doug las Crane at Monday's affair and dance with Mr. Crane. Mrs. Crane having not yet recovered from the in disposition which prevented her at tendance at the last two functions. Miss Ward, who Is the daughter of Dr. James Ward, is one of the belles of the city and a close, friend of Mrs. Ertz. She has never made a formal debut, but participates informally.'."in the affairs of the smart set. , Miss Braverman is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L Braverman": -fthe was one of the patronesses for Thurs day's doll fete at the St. Francis and Is prominent in a number of char- . itable organizations in' which the : younger girls are Interested. ♦ » ■■ ■ , ■ •> Society Folk Return To San Franckco November will be the month of the great hegira. Tbe social net slowly drawing about San FYanclsco ia en--: w snaring many In Its folds, and from out ot town as far down the penln sula as Los Altos the members of the smart set will arrive to take their places for participation in the sea son's gayeties. From Menlo Park will come Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Donohoe and their family, including Miss Katherine. Miss Christine and Joseph Donohoe Jr. Miss Mary and Miss Barbara have resumed their studies at the Sacred Heart convent in Menlo Park and will not be among the buds this season. Mr. and Mrs. Latham McMullin will reopen their home in Broadway the first of the month, after having passed the spring and summer' at their at tractive country home in Menlo Park. Mr. and Mrs. David R. C. Brown and their little son will arrive from Aspen, Colo., and will winter in the city. Mrs. George Barr Baker is due to arrive from New York, and will remain until New Year's as the guest of her son in law and daughter, Mrs. Palmer Fuller. Mr. Fuller will come west for the Christmas holidays and will escort his wife home. Others returning will be Mr. and Mrs. Willard Chamberlain, who have been visiting in Portland for the last six weeks. * ♦ a There is much to regret over the news that Major J. C. Johnson has been orde;-e'd to the Philippines and will be stationed ln Manila for the next three years. Major and Mrs. Johnson have been residents at Fort Miley, and have made a host of friends in all of the bay cities. De tailed to take the place of Major Johnson is Major Louis Burgess, who has been stationed with the coast ar tillery at Fort Morgan, Ala. Major Burgess comes back a friend to San Francisco, Lis wife, who was Miss Davis, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Davis, having been a former bell" of the city. * * » Mrs William Alexander Lange, who has been sojourning in the east for several months past, returned to her home In San Francisco this week. * # * Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bancroft have returned to Sa.i Francisco after a visit of several weeks in San Diego. Miss Lucy Bancroft took her departure Wednesday for New York, expecting to sail for Italy immediately. She will be abroad several months. * » * Mrs. A. M. Shields has gone to Ma riewood. Los Gatos, to visit for sev eral weeks. Eschscholtzia Club Holds Carnival Ball The EschsehoHzia club held its Por tola ball la?t evening in California iiub hall in Clay street, which was attractively decked In carnival colors. The affair was in charge of the fol iuwing committee: Kloor mauagi-r. *• Toft; assistant. E. Waas; fl'>or eaoimtttee -IT. I, Meusrr Jr., W. A. Lunblad. G. C BiddeU. 11. 1.. Barbero. A. 1.. Smith. A. E. ScLulken. \V. 11. «Juarg, F. I. Brand. Among those present were: Miss L. Dale I W. F. Gartns Jr. Miss Elsie Brahe j Miss May McLean Miss Magdalioa StrelfT; Miss Florence Hifkey Miss Emma Ilunken j Miss Louise Palmer Miis olga Ba'-listren i Miss Slgrld Strand Miss Emma lUd.br Miss I onise Blddell Miss Hazel Moren | Miss Marlon Walters Miss Martha I. Moorej Mis Irene Belsol illss Marie Gwerder j Miss Irene Delsol Miss Mildred Hamm'T Mlsa Sulina Ratfo Miss Bessie Dunbar ; Miss Claire McComhe Mlsa Anita Btetnke j Miss Bernlce Bruce Miss Elenor Stelnke Miss G. vooiiVr Meh Miss A. Rentchler j den Mias Alma Stolxenwald; Miss Adele Hermann Miss EMey Zenker | Miss Emllle Williams Miss Agnes Otto ! Miss Annie Whelan Miss Anna ohlandf ! Miss Elsa Mauch Mlsa E. L. Schwaner j Mlas Isadora Fenton Miss Helen Alk&lay j Miss F/dna Hauerhan Mr and Mrs. J. A. W. Gasa Attlnger I Chester 11. Gllllg Mr and Mrs. J. M. L. H. Granirtier Brophj W. <). Granlcber Mr. and Mrs. J. W L. Hart Borges I W. F. Howes Mr and Mrs. F. J. i Henry Huher Brand n - H.vnes Dr and . Mrs. C. V. iE. J. Iverson Gallagher ! L. T. Jacks Mr and Mrs. G. C. jF. C. Jordan Helm I H. J. Kelley Mr and Mrs. R. J-I G. J. Kern Holterman I H. 1,. Klote Mr. and Mrs. A. A. R. B. Knox Jackson O. J. Lamp Mr. and Mra. W. T.IH. lister Lawtoo H- Ludln Mr. and Mra. G. EL \H. R. Zenker Lorkes M. Lynch Mr. and Mrs. A. C. C. Mar«o Outaen I Herbert Manch Mr. and Mrs. J. M. jA. C. Manerhan Ratto I b. A. Melbourne Mr. and Mra. J. M. L. J. Meusdorffer Sala A. Morrell Mr. and Mra. Lyslej A. L. Nelson A. Stern R. L. Norgrore Mr. and Mra. W. L.; D. J. O'Dar Meuser W. J. ODea Mr. am.' Mra. William! H. G. Perry J. Wolf Hr. C. J. Qnlnlan Mr. and Mrs. R. E. jU. E. Ralph Hutchison I L. B. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. F. J. IJ. Schwartx Scbneutenhaus F. W. Hanford Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. A. Srhneutenhaus Arthur A. E. Srhulkeu Mr and Mrs. F. J. J. C. Selbert Ratto Glen J. 8: pcs Mr. and Mra. G. E. A. Smith Blddell B. Southard Mr. and Mrs. L. Gue- I). I. Stewart det W. P. Strelff ' Mr. n-»l Mrs. W. A. L. Stewart Luadhlad D. A. Sullivan Mlsa Clara Zerrweok <i. R. Suffner Miss Alice Fairfield A. H. Terrlll Miss Carrie Bruuower A. Toft Miss A. Hadeler L. R. Vane Miss Edith C. Ruppln (\ F. Vett Mi— Florence RuppiniA. Yon Rubens Miss Cora Schaffer E. Waaa Mlaa A. Swan A. Wagner Mlsa P. Gardiner C. J. Walters Ml«s Alice Petteraon F. B. Wallace Miss Dorothy Hyde M. J. Ward Mlsa Nellta Kruger F. J. Williams Miss F.dna Kruger F. H. Wood Mlaa Josephine Ferry C. Woodinanseo Miss Ruth Mauerban R. <i. Dodds Jr. Miss K. Zwlerlein C. L. Ix)gan Miss Minnie Flak* E. A. Stromberg Mrsa I.uclle Graulcber T. 11. Wilson Mlaa C. Claaen | F. J. Antonorlch Miss Uiltan Blileter I J. Therlon Miss Alice Blileter ! R. B. Hulsherg Miss Emma George ■ C. 8. Achambault Mlsa E. Campbell E, j. Barry Mlaa Amy Braver 1 B. L. Barbero Miss Ward ('. R. Bergland Mhw.-Ettwal McLougb. > Charles L, Hall lln William Werl. J Brun Albtn | R. E. Ilaarke W. H. Burr H. A. linn-We A. Suzaotto ' ; William Furber F. J. Cornell Samuel Grlmmett Pete Pallev William D. Hadler P. O. Delso! > .Ismes M. Brophy W. IMrksou _ , : Thomas (»llas G. L Dobbs lir W. B. Davis J. Ferry Alvln O. Lang W. Ferry ! William F. Rolierts Jr. fom <;<v.rge K. Wagner T. FuefaoVllng I Harmon I). Skillln * » ♦ Jn .St. Agnes church, last Tuesday evening, the wedding was solemnized of Sfhjs Pearl Pauline Charlotte Windmiiler and James Henry As seiln. Rfrv. John J. Byrne performed the -ceremony, fine of the pleasing features of the occasion was the singing of tlie bride's aunt, Mrs. Thomas Kelly, who was accompanied THE SA f N FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1913 Mrs. Stanley Demalyme Cowden. by Miss Bumpsted, organist; Miss Gladys Munroe, violinist, and Miss Audrey Munroe, cellist. Mrs. Walter Wilcox attended the bride as matron of honor, and the bridesmaids were Miss Irene Coffin and Miss Maybelle Kelly, cousins of the bride. Little Marian Martin and Maxine Magnus were flower girls. Empey Robertson of Los Angeles was the best man, and the ushers were Thomas Cant well, Joseph Delaney, Hugh Ewing and Valentine Curtis. Maurice Wind miller gave his daughter in mar riage. A reception followed at the bride's home ln Central avenue. The young couple are spending their honeymoon in the south, and on their return will occupy their new home in the Sunset district. Among those present at the wed _dlng were: . Mr, and Mra. Maurice Mr. and Mrs. David <rVlndmlUer Martin Mr. and Mrs. Alonxo p n !llp <\,st Coffin Mlaa Elizabeth Coat Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mr ttl|(l Mrs Robert Kelly Sheridan Mr. and Mrs. Elliot- Gertrude Heber- Sandford g er Mr. and Mrs. John jjr. and Mrs. Arthur Niggle Cablll Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mr. and Mrs. G. Duggan Schwartz • Mr. and Mrs. Wil- Mr. and Mra. A. Ha llam Helmqulat genxamp Mr. and Mrs. Adolf Mrs. Anna Fletcher Bachmann Mrs. Edward Hill Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Mrs. I*. H. Curtis Yount Mr. De Martini Mr. and Mrs. Wilde Mr. Wells Mr. and Mrs. P. Mc- Joseph Delaney Dermott Val Curtis Mr. and Mrs. Hugh George Asselln Ewing James Cusiclc I Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mlsa Edna Sebulx i Mra. Thomas Cant- Miss Emily Basyl | well Miss Carmellta Bach rThonias Cantwell mann Miss Kathryn Cant- Miss Anita John well Miss Mnv Lindsay Mr. and Mra. M. Miss Zlta Cuitla Magnus Miss May Detfen- E. A. Otts bach Miss Mary Bosque Miss Ellen Tumelty Dr. and Mrs. M. Ed Ralph Wlndmiller Magnus Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mr. and Mrs, Emll Dr. and Mrs. Walter John I Wilcox Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Walter Smith Coffin Mr. and Mrs. William Miss Irene Coffin Schulx I»uls Ilagenkamp Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Miss Maybelle Kelly Morehouse Fred John Mr. and Mrs. James John M> Kanney Basye Eaipev Rastertsotl Mr. an/1 Mrs. William Rev. Father John F Finch Byrne. * * An excellent program has been ar ranged for Monday's regular meet nlg of the Ladies' auxiliary of the Temple Israel. Hugo Asher will give an address, Miss Marie Gaasner will sing to the piano accompaniment of Miss Gertrude Max anil M. Ffeisch man will give some violin solos. * * * I'nder the auspices of the Laurel Hall club's home committee, an e"n tortainment will be given at 2:30 o'clock next Thursday . afternoon at IT',O Clay street. The program in cludes songs by Laurence Straus and Miss Netterville and interpretive dancing by Miss Rae Sne.il. "The Rector," a play, wil! be given under the direction of Mrs. WlUi*»!K '.Vl.ate i and Frank MatWez- Mrs. Rosenstein will be the ac companist of the afternoon. Important Events in Other Social Circles The home of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Ahrens in Clayton street was the scene of a pretty wedding at high noon Monday, when their daughter. Miss Elsie Ahrens, became the bride of Stanley Demalayne Cowden. Only the members of the immediate families were present at the nuptials. Rev. Mr. Bernthal was the. officiating clergyman. The bride wore a bro caded gown of silk and carried a shower bouquet of Cecil Breuner roses. The marriage was the culmination of a romance which began at the University of California, of which both Mr. and Mrs. Cowden are grad uates. They are members of the Greek letter fraternities, the PI Beta Phi and the Phi Gama Delta Fol lowing a honeymoon ln the south the young couple will return to make their permanent home in this city. Miss Eimire A. Dowdell was hostess at a theater party last Saturday aft ernoon and later entertained her guests at tea In the St. Francis. Her guests included Miss Almee Treacy, Miss Florence Forsberg, Miss Dorothy Soule, Miss Lucile Granacher, Miss Mary Kennedy, Miss Marie Beleny, Miss Ella Browning and Miss Flora Skinner. * * * The engagement is'announced of Miss Bertha Berwin and Henry Roth enberg. Miss Berwin is a niece of Mrs. nibble E. Klrby. * * # Mr. and Mrs. McLeod Batten were hosts at an Informal entertainment ln their home in Mill Valley recently, when they invited their friends to MUSIC AMERICAN SCHOOL OP OHEHa Paul Stelndorff and W. F. Rochester. All brunches of musical production* taught.-Stage Tiualnesx, acting, dancing. Italian, Urench. Ger man, fencing, makeup, etc. GERMAN HOUSE, Turk and Polk street.. Enrollment dally. Phone* Franklin 2*30. Write for catalogue. -««ONE YOUR WANTS Ti> -.<■ Evening- CalL A*k the oper l ator for Kearny Bft. Vonr order will receive nrouipt aud careful attention. witness a private production of "The Seer." The performance took place in their own outdoor theater, with Mount Tamalpai.o as a background. An opportunity will be given the public i>n November 1 to enjoy the play which will be repeated under the auspices of the Outdoor Art club in the amphitheater at the old mill. Mill Valley: "The Seer" was written by Mrs. Batten and is a classic ln simplicity and beauty. The author takes the difficult part of Atol, a peasant maiden, who is not sufficiently con scious of her love for Andre to resist tlie call of Ambition. Mr. Batten is Andre, the sweet heart. Mrs. Holt represents Ambition, a beautiful flame colored figure, who overshadows Atol and leads her forth into the great world, where honors are showered upon her, but as the years pass love speaks and she re turns to the trysting place to find that Andre does not recognize her. •* * # In the church of St. Augustine in Berkeley the marriage of Miss Bertie Newport of Berkeley and George W. McCallan of this city was celebrated. Both young people are well known In the younger circles of the bay cities. They will reside in San Fran cisco. * » * A whist party and "Portola" mili tary hop for the benefit of old St. Mary's church (Paullsts) was given in Armory hall. 662 California street, Wednesday night, under charge of Company M, League of the Cross Cadets, and the Paullsts auxiliary. * • * Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Boggs of this city announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Gertrude, to William E. Impey of Salt Lake City, Thursday, October jl6, at Trinity church. * * » The engagement is announced of Miss Lena Zagoren to Joseph V. Sol monson, a young business man of this city. They will receive their friends this afternoon at 510 Eighth avenue. * * » Julian I. Kolin has returned home after an extensive tour through the east. 4 * # * Albert I. Loeb, who has been spend ing the last fortnight in Portland, has returned to San Francisco. * * « Mr. and Mrs. M. Wood and Miss HUGO MANSFELDT 238 COLE ST. MADAME E. MOROSINI From I,a Scaia, Milan. Mlatieaa of Ballet °* Op~»- .Dancing In all branches—claaaic, a..ua and stage. Day and evening classes. Private and ln class. Rates reasonable. 1003 Sacra mento strast; pbone Franklin 2803. Veida B. Wood, who have been spend ing the last year ln New York, re turned to San Francisco last week and have reopened their home at Cali fornia and Octavia streets. * * * Last Sunday evening the Jacob Gor din Dramatix club, incorporated, gave its fifth entertainment and ball at Golden Gate Comrnandery hall in Sut ter street. A comedy drama in one act,' "Yekel Bal Agula," was played by members of the club. Later danc ing w*s held. On the committee in charge were L. Makower, J. Keeper. M. Davis, B. Rosenberg, Miss Fran ces Starr and Miss Celia FrankeL * * * Mr. and Mra Oscar Moses announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Bertha, to J. L Lachman, son oil Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lachman of Mon treal, Canada The reception will be held Sunday afternoon, November 2, from 2 to 5 o'clock at 2741 Bush street. ** » — The marriage of Miss Sylvia H. Ehrlich and Herbert M. Gross will be celebrated Sunday afternoon, No vember 2, In the ballroom of the Key stone apartmenta Rev. Doctor Levy officiating. The bride will be attended by Mrs. Robert Bruckman, as matron of honor, and by Miss Kitty Green as THEATER PROGRAMS FOR WEEK IMPERIAL Commencing with the matinee per formance at Grauman's Imperial the ater tomorrow, Daniel Frohman will present an exceptionally flne fllma tlzed production of J Searle Dawley's Intensely interesting modern female detective play, "An Hour Before Dawn," a sequel to "Chelsea 7750," which met with great success when produced here a short time ago. "An Hour Before Dawn" is a mystery play introducing the greatest mechanical marvel of the age, and is based on the astounding discovery by an Ital ian engineer of a powerful elemental destructive force known as Infared ray. As the female detective Miss Kate Kirby has a part which gives her even more opportun ity than that in which she was last seen here with Henry E. Dlxey in "Chelsea 7750." This latest picto rial play, In addition to several other exclusive features, will be presented at the Imperial during the entire coming week. PANTAGES "A Day at Ellis Island," a touch ing playlet of emigrant life, with a big cast starring Maurice Samuels, a noted character actor, tops the new bl}l offered by the Pantages opening at tomorrow's matinee. A pretty story of pathos and merriment runs through the piece. Tom Kelly is back'again and will receive a wel come that will almost raise the roof. Kelly lias a budget of brand new songs and stories and also a swagger London full dress of the STATEMENT OF THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, CIRCULATION, ETC., «f Tfre San Francisco Call published Pa.Uy foe gpt' ; ' gupaay (lowrt «tl« »r paMlt»uoo ) (■■**• tn&mej at lav.) at San Franc , required "by the Act of August 24, 1913. (Nua*of portcfne* ) Nora—This statement Is to be made in duplicate, both copies to be delivered by tbe publisher to the postmaster, who will nnd one copSr to the Third Assistant Postmaster General (Division of Classification), Washington, D. C, and retain the other In the files of the post office. NAKI Or— POST-OFFICE ADDRESS. Editor. F-JK-JfLellQaa, Hotftl Managing Editor, _E,.r±.-Cobl*n4-z -Family-Club- Business Managers, C«H>BrOClthageg 90l..Lake. St Publisher. JL>R*KellQttS. i- _ Owners (If • corporation, give names and addresses of stockholders holding 1 per cent or more of total amount of stock.) r _ — m/lmm , „ _ i John D.JSprjßckftla San.Jjlego [ St . Franc 1b Hotel .San Franc iaea Known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders, holdings! jpe* cent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages, or other securities: - to°P c . r . „ (Ii additional space ia needed, a sheet of paper may be attached to thia form.) Average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the- month 1 preceding the date of this statement. (This information is required from daily newspapers only.) t _ :^2><£^ Sworn to and subscribed before me this i. day o^^^^^^^^VlM^ [SXAXn] ~* (Atßry i . Sir City" »r;d CW. . Of Vt'l T'liilV >s,„. *~* eU (My cotnadaaion 191/) On account of a clerical error The Call's statement of ownership, management, circulation, etc., appearing October 3rd read "during six months preceding" instead of "during month preceding." This for information of those who were led to believe the average was made with the Morning Call's circulation. Activities of Smart Set In Various Localities bridesmaid. Joseph Fischler will be best man. After an extended trip to the south Mr; and Mrs. Gross will reside at 1483 Sacramento street. SOCIAL HAPPENINGS IN TRANSBAY REGION A merry group of friends will dance at the Claremont Country club Monday night, trie score of the younger set enjoying the tango and latest glides. Miss Gertrude Evans is instructing the club members in the new dances. Among their num ber are Mrs. Warren Harrold, Mrs. Jefferson Moffitt, Miss Alice Shlnn, Miss Lucy Shlnn, Miss Dorothy Tay lor, Miss Elizabeth Orrick, Miss Cleo Posey and Miss Irene FarrelL Miss Esther Church has asked a half hundred guests to enjoy with her a masque dance on the same evening, arranging many of the mysterious latest cut topped with the pictur esque Kelly title. "The Earl and the Maid" is a breezy western sketch, with Harold Holland and a sterling little company of comedians. A travesty wrestling bout is one of the many things promised by the Aldo brothers. "A Cafe Episode" will be presented by Connors and Edna. A big feature on the bill will be the original Boris Fridkin troupe of Russian dancers and singers who have a magnificent production with 10 principals. The Kaplers are sing, ers and musicians of a high order/ EMPRESS "The Mission Garden," a beautifully rendered and picturesque little Amer ican operetta, will headline a preten tious bill at the Empress Sunday afternoon. "The Mission Garden" is a story of love and adventure, laid in' the early days of subtropical southern California. One of the most delightful presentations of the season will be seen when Mr. Graham Moffat's Scot tish players will present Mr. Moffat's own playlet, "The Concealed Bed." A rare treat for music lovers will be offered when "The Gipsy Countess," a native of Hungary, is heard on the difficult and beautiful toned instru ment called the czlmbalom. upon which She will play classical and popular melodies. The countess is capably assisted by Count Szechy, a well known Austrian musician, who has been attached to the Austrian court in Vienna. Fletcher Morton and Maude Earl, two well known musical comedy favorites, will offer "Echoes From Musical Comedy." Both are ex 15 customs' of the festival as a surprise for her friends. Miss Church is making Mr. and Mrs. William Wright of Portland the motif for the affair, which will take place at the family home in Berkeley. The largest reception of the com ing week will take place Thursday, when Mrs. E. T. Henshaw opens her Linda Vista residence to several hun dred guests. Mrs. Henshaw recently returned from a tour of the woidd and is taking this delightful way of again meeting her friends'. The card hostesses for the coming week will be Mrs. Roger Chickering, who Monday will entertain the score of friends in a neighborhood club; Mrs. George Tyson, who is arranging an elaborate luncheon to precede an hour at the bridge tables Thursday; Miss Alberta Higgins, who is asking guests to meet Miss Aimee Jorgensen Saturday, Miss Clara Franc k, who will make Miss Anne Engelhardt the motif for a Wednesday afternoon card party. cellent singers and dance cleverly. Hastings and Wilson, two eccentric comedians; Billy Sheers, who has a new line of stories, dances and paro dies; Melnotte and Rogers, acrobatic comedians, and the Essanceescope motion pictures complete the bill. [ TIVOLI . | The second week of the season of grand opera at the Tivoll Opera house is finishing in a blaze of musical glory and tonight "Madame Butterfly," with Carmen Melis, Luca Botta and Monte santo will be sung, while "I'Pagli acci," under the direction of Leon cavallo, will be the bill for Sunday night, preceded by an orchestral con cert under the baton of the maestro. The third week will be inaugurated Monday evening with Puccini's "La Boheme," which will also be given Wednesday afternoon and Saturday night. Carmen Melis will be the Mlmi, Olga Simzis will be Musetta, Luca Botta will be Rudolph, Modestl will be Marcel, the painter, and Se sona will have the role of Colllne, the philosopher. The splendid ensem ble work of the company will be dis played to excellent advantage in "La Boheme." On Tuesday and Friday nights there will be a double bill, "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "I'Pag liaccl," the last named opera being directed again by the composer, Leon cavallo. The cast of Cavalleria Rusti cana" will include Lucia Crestani as Santuzza, Luisa Cecchetti as Lola, Pietro Schiavazzi as Turiddu and George Mascal as Alflo, while "I'Pag liacci" will be sung by Maria Mos clska, Fanny Anitua, Schiavazzi and Modestl.