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TONIGHT TO END FETE Cannons to Boom Confetti From Warships in Elec trical Pageant One electric light for every person in San Francisco yesterday would hardly make up one single division of the night electric pageant which will close Portola week with a final burst of glory. Glowing floats, outlined in incandescent bulbs will cruise up Mar ket street hurling big confetti bombs at emergency fortifications erected alone the way. and forming a scene far surpassing in brilliancy any of the pageants yet held in celebration of Don Gaspar de Portola's discovery of Ban Francisco bay. t Mock battleships cruising through the crowds at the head of a fleet that reaches back in history to tbe oar banked triemes which routed the Persians at Salamis will lead the na val battle of Portola, while peace is relegated to The Hague and other effete old world cities. VICTORY CERTAIN IX ADVANCE The California armada, commanded by Portola and Balboa, is not des tined to suffer the inglorious fate of its distinguished predecessor of the year 1588. and Its red. blue, green and purple lights swinging from mast head down the stays to the deck are expected to blaze forth in victory after Market street's fortifications have, been knocked into the proverbial cocked hat. A few more peacful ships will fol low in the wake, to make a truce with the San Franciscans when the battle is done. Balboa will ride in a glare of light he never saw on the isthmus of Panama In 1513. and Miss Avla Tietjen. queen of pageantry, will at tain the climax of her Portola career. RECORD CARNIVAL. EVEN FOR HI In between the wooden and steel walls of the invading squadrons will be fought, also minor confetti battles. Queen Conchlta's command, "Let rev elry reign," will be carried out to the fullest extent within the power of the city, and San Francisco will witness a street carnival such as she has never known before. Men from Cncle Sam's famous navy will man the Portola fleet, as marines from tlie naval training station at Yerba Buena island will take charge of some of these trolley floats. Others will be manned by Spanish war vet erans and some men from the cruisers In the harbor may be on hand. Confetti is the ammunition. the gun cotton carried inside the Portola bombs. In rainbow colored showers It will rain against the forts and the crowds, ln volleys that would do credit to a sure-enough dreadnought. FLOATS OR TROLLEY TRI CKS The floats will bp mounted on trol ley trucks, and have been standing in carbarns and railroad yards around town for days, waiting for the grand occasion. Some will have the cage masts, the 14 inch guns, the re volving turrets and the armored decks of the present day battleship. Others-will represent ships such as fought in the revolution and ln the war of 1812, with towering wooden sides, masts festooned with rigging and rows upon rows of portholes in their sides. It is estimated that the fleet will discharge 3.600 shells an hour, and the bombardment will last for an hour and a half. Market street for its entire length will be the scene. Revelers in costume who have no fear of shot and shell will make the occasion fantastic as well as inspir ing. The start will be at the ferry building and the battle line will start up Market street with broadsides ready for the defenders. FORTS TO BE OX JOB Inside the forts will be gunners desperately defending their city from the invader, and many a high mast is doomed to go by the board and many a gallant sailor due to be car ried between decks Into sick bay be fore the evening is over. All the steam vessels In the parade will have real smoke pouring from their stacks, and details of this kind will be faithful to fact all the way through. Behind the steam warriors will fol low the ships of the eighteenth cen tury and then other medieval war vessels. Turkish triemes of the mid rle age type will be there. Viking's ships that sent terror to France and all western Europe in the dark ages will be represented, and the "crazy cockleshells" of Sir Francis Drake and Balboa* time will show their towering bows and sterns. A Spanish galleon or two with win dowed sterns will be manned by brass cuirassed Castlllians and Catalonlans. Roman and Greek rowing ships will have their place, manned by legion aries and the sailors of ancient Athens and Thebes. Throughout the parade the costumes will be appropriate to the vessels. The confetti showered from the 18 inch bombs will be of asbestos. After this part of the carnival is over fireworks more brilliant than any yet displayed will be shot into the sky above Union square and the streets will be given over to general carnival. FLEET WILL SAIL AT SiSO At 8:30 o'clock scout ships, torpedo boats and automobile floats will set out from the ferry westward, and at the same time the rest of the fleet on trolley flat cars will start from Van Ness avenue eastward down Market. The ships of the fleet will be as follows: Taireme. Japanese junk, viking ship, Santa Maria (Columbus' ship). Golden Hlnde (Sir Francis Drake's ship). Savannah (flrst Bteamship to cross the Atlantic ln 18421, Portu guese sailing craft with Lateen sails, Indian war canoe, old fashioned side wheeler Orizaba, American man-of war—revolutionary period, early nine teenth century American warship. Monitor Monterey, cruiser San Fran cisco (with wireless apparatus), Mis sissippi stern wheeler, the Oregon (with wireless apparatus), torpedo boat, queen's float (with queen of pageantry and retainers), supply ship. The forts will be situated as' fol lows: North ride of Market street at Van Ness avenue, south side of Mar ket at Eighth, north side at Sixth, south side at Fourth, Post and Mar ket and Fremont and Market. These will be defended by the light'artillery of the national guard, Colonel Schao tey commanding. Three-quarters of an hour after the start from Van Ness avenue the first of the floats will be due at the ferry. The parade will be reviewed at the Van Ness avenue stand, as the others have been. The final rally of revelers will be at Valencia and Market streets. TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT OF* GREAT PORTOLA Here Are Some of Last Evening's Revelers Who'll Be Out Again Tonight Today's Portola Program Schedule of Fete Events Here is today's Portola program, hour b\) hour : 1 p .m.—Portola rowing championships and cutter races by the men of the fleet at China basin. Take car No. 16 running in Kearny street. 1:15 p .m.—Exhibition San Francisco fire department fire boats at Folsom street wharf. 1:30 p. m. to 4:30 p. m.—Visitors welcome aboard all warships in the harbor. 1:30 p. m.—Portola track and field championships at the stadium, Golden Gate park. 2 p. m.—Golf charhpiens of the world play at the San Francisco Golf and Country club, Ingleside. Public invited. Take car No. 17 in Market street or No. 12 in Mission street. 2 p. m. to 4 p. m.—Portola band concert at Union square park by the Golden Gate park band. DAYLIGHT FIREWORKS IN SQUARE 2:30 to 3:30 p. m.—Daylight fireworks at Union Square park. 8:30 p. m.—Grand historical electrical parade, showing evolution of the dreadnought, starts at Twelfth and Market streets to ferry, back in Market to Valencia. 8:30 p. m. to 11 p. m.—Grand illumination of warships in the bay. 10 p. m. to 12 m.—Street carnival and dancing in Market street be tween Third and Sixth. 10 p. m.—Portola masquerade ball at Pavilion and Dreamland halls, thrown together, Sutter and Pierce streets. Take Sutter street cars, Nos. 1 and 2. CONCERTS AND FIREWORKS 10:30 p. m. t«l2 p. m.—Portola band concert at Union Square park by theuolden Gate Park band, under the leadership of Charles H. Cassasa. 11 p. m. to 12 p. m.—Fireworks display at Union Square park. 7:30 p. m. to 3 a. m.—Grand electrical fountain display at Union Square park. GOVERNMENT FIGHT ON TELEPHONE TRUST WASHINGTON, Oct. 25. —The gov ernment has decided on a very com plete course of procedure to break up the telephone trust, and Chicago is to be the amphitheater in which the main fight will be made. District Attorney James H. Wilker son of Chicago and James W. Orr of Kansas, recently appointed a special THE Land Show Will Remain OPEN UNTIL Sunday Night By Request , THE SAN FRAff<3SCO CALL. BATITRDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1913 attorney for the government, arrived in Washington and were in conference with the attorney general today. The Crocker National Bank of San Francisco Condition at Close of Business October 21, 1913 RESOURCES Loans and discounts $15,878,279.36 United States bonds 2,100,000.00 Other bonds and securities 824,320.55 Customers' liability under letters of credit 544,926.19 Cash and sight exchange 9,806,579.12 $29,154,105.22 LIABILITIES Capital 2,000,000.00 Surplus and undivided profits 3,120,378.16 r Circulation 1,853,000,00 Letters of credit 561,753.61 Deposits 21,618,973.45 $29,154,105.22 OFFICERS WM. H. CROCKER, President G. W EBNKR. Assistant Cashier CHAS. E. GREEN, Vice-President W. K. BERRY. Assistant Cashier JAS. J. FAG AN, Vice-President B. U DEAN, Assistant Cashier W. GREGG JR., Cashier J. M MASTEN, Assistant Cashier J. B. McCARGAR, Assistant Cashier JOHN CLAUSEN, Man. For. Dept. BOARD OF DIRECTORS WM. H. CROCKER W. GREGG JR. CHARLES T. CROCKER A. F. MORRISON, FRANK G. DRUM HENRY T. SCOTT JAS. J. FAGAN GEORGE W. SCOTT CHAS. E. GREEK ALL SAN FRANCISCO WILL TRIP LIGHT FANTASTIC All San Francisco will dance to night, some in Dreamland and Pa vilion rinks at the masquerade ball, but most in Market street, for the night electric pageant and confetti naval battle will be followed by a general street carnival, which will make Market street from Third to Sixth a single huge dance floor. Pro vided the pageant is finished in. time, the dancing will start at 10 o'clock and continue till midnight. NOTED PASSENGERS SAIL TO ORIENT ON HONGKONG The Japanese lirver Hongkong Maru, Captain Togo, sails rbday for the far east with a large number of passen gers and a capacity cargo. Among the passengers w*>re: M. Horlkiri, a distinguished member of the Japanese parliament: H. M. Knox, a merchant of ShanKhai, who was accompanied by his wife; and Curtis Hall, who goes to Shanghai as the representative of Getz Brothers of this city. The pas sengers included a number of round the world tourists. SCANDINAVIAN VISITORS AT PICNIC TOMORROW Hundreds of Scandinavians who are in San Francisco' to participate in the Portola festivities will be guests of the Swedish-American clubs of San Francisco and Oakland at their an nual picnic and outing tomorrow it Shell Mound park. The picnic will be the last no' 6 '■< l« 0 i*< w by the Swedish people of this vicinity this year. An Automobile Ride In San Francisco is not now com plete unless you have been around the sun dial. —Advertisement. Goodbye Says Faversham Leaves City With Regret William Faversham AFTER la in cnt 1n g, thro ugh the columns of The Call, with more or less rhetorical eloquence my Inability to Join in the festivities of Portola's fies ta, I managed to unite with i the multitude yesterday morning. Till then I had been confined to my duties as a player at matinee and even ing performances' and had enjoyed but fleeting glimpses of what was going on in town. But yesterday morning I really Joined the cast. PLAYED PART I.IKE SUPER IX MOB SCBXE Nobody knew lt but I. Edging REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE 1 ANGLO & LONDON PARIS NATIONAL BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS, OCTOBER 21, 1913. RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $19,924,371.37 U. S. Bonds to secure circulation at Par 2.500,000.00 Other U. S. Bonds 155,000.00 Other Bonds 3,042,236.30 Other Assets 390,893.00 Customers' Liability on Letters of Credit 1,751,531.45 Cash and Sight Exchange 12,239,625.05 $40,003,657.17 LIABILITIES Capital Stock '. $4,000,000.00 Surplus and Undivided Profits 1,789,256.76 Circulation- 2.487.0(0.00 Letters of Credit, Domestic and Foreign 1,751,531.^ Deposits 29,975,868.96 $40,003,657.17 OFFICERS f t I SIG. GREENES AY HI, Chairman of the Board HERBERT FUEISHH ACKER • • • • . President WASHINGTON DODGE Vtre President J. FRIEDJLANDER Vie* President C. F. HUNT" >!«•* Pr*Ma>at A. L. LANGERMAN Secretary R. ALTSCHUU CaehlerlH. CHOYNSKI A»»t. Cashier C. R. PARKER Asat. Cashier I G. R. BURDICK Aeat. Cashier WM. H. HIGH Aaat. Cashier IG. F. HERB Aaat. Caahler my way into the company, like a super in a mob scene, I played my part in the Portola comedy, and, if I may be allowed to say so, I think I managed tbe role with enthusiasm and decorum. In the first place, I ventured from my hotel at about 9:30 a. m., which, tradition will tell you. is a very early hour for an actor to appear. I was bent on reaching Market street and seeing the pa rade from the curbstone. Any body, I told myself, could watch a processfon from a grandstand , seat, and so I would leave that duty to the principals ln the Por tola cast. As for me, I would as sume the humbler role and stand between the first and the thousand-and-flrst citizen. That 1 yedged my way down Market street Is the result of contrib uting forces arising from my own determination and the good hu mor of the rest of the company. TICKLED UNDER NOSE BY MONGOLIAN MISS I was tickled under the nose by a goy plume of tissue paper. It was colored black, white, blue red and orange. The unusual •combination of tones in the plume excited my interest no less than tlie combination of colors aroused my curiousity. Being rather tall it took me some time to discern the little Mongolian miss who had wielded the tormentor. She beamed at me, as well as an al mond-eyed maiden can beam from angular orbs, and passed on. I mention the Incident merely as a bit of evidence tending to prove that San Francisco knows how to celebrate even if she, in her hi larity, doesn't know what she is celebrating. Th© oriental maid, I imagine, never had heard of Balboa, but that didn't interfere with her plume waving activity nor disturb her pretty, immortal soul. She was just celebrating. And so was everybody else. WILD SPIRIT OF JOY THROUGH WHOLE CITY ' The spirit of a Joyous manifes tation was ln the air and, though the occasion was tacked on to Portola and Balboa, it would have been equally merry had lt been dedicated to any other person or persons. I leave San Francisco tonight with regret but with splendid memories. (Eht White Sams* See Tomorrow's Papers for announcements for important sales that • commence MONDAY, October 27. 1913. 3 CIVIC GRAFT ON SEA OF SUCCESS Achievements in Portola Fete Augur Well for Great Fair in 1915 Continued From Pair* '. jo luauias-iaAainoq aqj asjjd -.ins •b iid-us aq uiav asaqx 'Odsio u«s pauinj Jiuq « joj sanjß -mou* »3fßui o} pa.ivda.id 'uasiju ssq .<jp aqj ipiqAv uiojj XjparßfßO }Baj3 »qj putiu vi Suijvaq gt6T uj auioa Xubui aq auaqx ajnsreaui aq} a.>Bj übo aqs imo aoußJiis-sw u-b 'jußaSßd Siq aq» jo IBSJeaqa.i jo jjos Bst sjqx 'Sum 9qj ajpußq U'bd aqs smouh ays }nq *J»q passajp sui) itbui pun J»q a clever play, the transformation trick in a pantomime. Already largely rebuilt, the city has so far put much effort out of sight in the solider rebuilding under her streets. From now on the ependitures will be above ground, where they will tell. And the scale of tlie city's re newal, the tune of it, so to speak, will be Improved, raised, because she is building toward a great festival, renewing herself in Joy, not plodding at tlie task. CIVIC BOAT LAUNCHED ON SEA OF SUCCESS Tonight, when the great elec tric pageant goes flashing down Market street with its tlreme, its viking ship, its Chinese junk, leading up to the Santa Maria of Columbus, the caravel of Sir Francis Drake, the Portuguese vessel, the English man-of-war of the eighteenth century, the In dian canoe, the old fashioned side wheeler, through all the crafts that have floated in Ameri can waters and made American waters and made American his tory, we may feel that our civic boat is launched on the tide of success. The fairy tale, the magic vision of the thing, done in that most evanescent, yet most potent of all forces —light—will be an omen of the big success to come. PORTOLA DISPLAY OF DAY AND NIGHT FIREWORKS Day and night fireworks and a band concert this afternon and evening in Union square will give that place the reputation of the only 24 hour enter tainment spot during the Portola fes tival. This afternon from 2:30 to 3:30 o'clock the daylight fireworks will be shot off; from 2 to 4 there will be a band concert, and this evening from 11 till midnight the final night fira works will be displayed, while the band concert will begin at 10:30 and last until 12. GORGEOUS FIREWORK DISPLAY Following is the fireworks pro gram: AFTERNOON Display will be made from the roof of the St. Francia botel Japanese fireworks. Signal bombs. Balloon future* and flass representing dif ferent nations. Simultaneous iUumlnatlon of tnion square with 30 tricolor dunging bengollas. signal bombs, letter device, flight of twin poppy shells, fire wheels in whirl, wind effect, ulght bombs, firefly whirlwinds. Balboa proclaims the Paclflc. Weeping willow, extensive electricl fountain effect. The clown shell—an aerial comedy. Double spider shell, specatcular lightning shell, siren shells, silver rain shells, volley of tricolor repeater shells, jeweled tree in legend of Aladdin, butterflies and roses, wil low trees, parachutes, shells, spectacular de vice produced by suspended festoons of silver fluid tire the total length of the park. An aerial comedy—C*aln and' waterfall shells table rocketa. mountain of masonry In brilliant outline, purple and silver featoons. octopus shells, valley of bouquet sheila. Pan ama-Pacific exposition, guttering gold shells, firefly wiggle talis, varl rolored bouquets, golden popy shells, boterflies. Set piece. "Adtoa." Miss Leishmann Weds Duke of Croy Tuesday GENEVA. Oct. 25. —The veil of mys tery surrounding the wedding of tho duke of Croy and Miss Nancy Leish mann, daughter -of John G. Lieish mann, former United States ambassa dor to Turkey, has been torn aside. The religious ceremony will be cele brated at St Joseph's church at 11:3 d o'clock next Tuesday morning, after a civil ceremony on Monday. On Mon day night the bride's father will glvo a dinner at the Hotel National to a wedding party numbering 24. Fol lowing the ceremony on Tuesday there will be a luncheon at the hotel, after which the bride and bridegroom will start on an automobile trip.