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AVERTED BY OFFICER Armed With Club, Wages Bat '\z With Highwayman on Top of Prison "Cage" . .> JOSE. Nov. I—A wholesale de ■ : \~:y oi municipal prisoners was averted last evening when Motorcycle roliceman Jim Margason, armed with a i luh, emerged victorious from a 'le.sperate battle with Tony Parto. confessed highwayman, who wielded an iron pipe. The fight was waged on the top of the "big cage" within the city prison, from which Parto had cut his way, and was witnessed by Police Captain Dave Campbell and a score of pris oners, who were powerless to take a hand on account of the peculiar po sition in which the combatants Mruggled. Campbell stood with <!rawn revolver, ready to open fire if Parto should win. while the pris oners appeared to be only waiting for such an 1 outcome to * swarm through the opening that had been made in the cage. Beauty and Grace Mark Opening of Entre Nous Season Beauty and grace, the charms of a number of debutantes, marked the s»as»n's opening assembly last night <>f the Entre Nous Cotillon club at the I'alace ballroom. It was - the begin ning of the twenty-fifth season of the organization. The opening assembly gives evi-' vience of a brilliant season this year. 'The cotillon was led by Sanford G. Lewa Id. The second assembly of the season will be held by the club Friday even ing. November 28, at the Fairmont hotel. The following board of directors acted as a reception and floor commit ter last night: Me«rtanies — Laurence J. Waterman f.ur llayue Mine Albert H. Antz Herbert 0. Allien Earl B. Southard Misses— F. Arthur QSJtBSiSS Refogta rte Cardona Adolph J. Becker Ktntna de Vela»co j Samuel M. Tate Maiwa— Herbert (>. AluVn Kdsar M Brown Uohn Knjfland Alan W. Mapinnis Ralph Half-tit Walter B. goWoaea Mark I.eimon iem C Baskets Sanford G. I.ewald Mass Meeting Held Last Night on the Lincoln Highway San Francisco joined herself with 13 other states in the -\inlon and helped dedicate the beginning of the great Lincoln highway. I'nder the auspices of the San Fran cisco Motor Car Dealers' association, city and state officials, a mass meet ing was held in the Valencia thea ter last night. The crowd was full of enthusiasm. Amonar those who spoke were: J. \ Marsh, J. J. Dwyer, Supervisor Mc- Carthy. Colvin Brown, E. F. Trefz, E. P. Brinegar and Samuel M. Shortridge. Juniors and Seniors In Plug Ugly Rush STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Nov. 1. Rivalry among the upper class men of the university culminated last mght with the Plug Ugly farce and rush around the quad. Thursday nieht the juniors and seniors fought all night along over the attempt of The third year men to pull down their posters announcing the name of their Plug Cgly." which was staged on the track oval. Today the juniors are wearing their gayly decorated ! lug hats. Busy Burglars Make Three Good Hauls Burglars entered the room of A. Porta, 431 Fulton street, early this morning and stole a watch and ar ticles valued at $20n. Arthur l.c Clerc. ii'ving at 365 Gold en Gate avenue, reported today that thieves took a diamond locftet, watch and chain, worth $106. from his room. The drug store of T. Mori, 1664 Post street, was entered early today by burglars, who. after "jimmying the front door, rifled the cash regster of $60. Waiter Tries Grafting; Beaten Up; Arrested Tom Kennedy, a waiter, tried to imitate the manner in which grafting policemen are supposed to take money from Chinese gamblers, but the Suey On Tong men playing dominoes last night refused to honor his waiters' badge. No. 23. and beat him up. Then the real police arrested him for im personating an officer. MRS. WILLUMSEN IS IDENTIFIED AS HEIRESS Mrs. Amelia Duvall Stevenson Wil lumsen. daughter of the late Alexan der Duvall of Livermore. has been positively identified as the legal heir ess to her father's estate, and Judge < t<rden of Oakland late yesterday or dered $7.0.000 worth of bonds, personal property and cash turned over to her. ELECTRIC LINE RESUMES VALLEJO, Nov. I.—The Northern Electric Railroad company l s to re sume operations in Vallejo next Mon day. That was the welcome announce ment given out this morning by As sistant Engineer H. O. Brown, who uric down from Suisun for the pur pose of assembling a construction ice to commence the work of erect ing ;he Santa Clara street bridge. Y. L. I. DANCE FRIDAY The second » nnusrr dance, to be given by Del Mar Institute No. 66 of the Young Indies' institute will be held I'rida.J night in Knights of Columbus I GIVES ENTERTAINMENT ■ An enleriainui"mi wan Kiven oy me Ifrman society of the High School of commerce yesterday afternoon in the assembly hall of the school. DRUM CORPS i^ANCF. The annual ball of the fife nd drum corps of Golden Gate aerie Ho. 6, F. O. E., wili be given tonight at Eagles' BOYS ACCEPT FAIR MAIDS' CHALLENGE WILL MATCH SKILL AT BASKET BALL Here are the five San Rafael high school seniors who have challenged the boys' team to a game of basket ball. Reading from left to right they are: Helen Smith, lola Her, Elva Crane, Dorothea Clemenson and Myrtle Petersen. San Rafael High School Sen iors Will Play Boys' Team From Same Institution Stung by the chiding of the girls and the name the girls' team has gained by winning numerous vic tories, the boys' basket bail team of j the San Rafael high school has ac- ! cepted the challenge, and is working into shape for a game with the girls' basket ball team of the school. Intense rivalry is felt betweem the two teams of the schools, especially because of the girls' record in re cent games, while tbe boys' team has ■ several times gone up against de- i feat. HAIGHT-ASHBURY CARNIVAL TONIGHT The tenth anniversary of the Haight and Ashbury Improvement associa tion is the occasion for a street car nival in the business section of the district tonight. The Haight and Ashbury associa tion-has backed many public improve ments, which have made the district one of the best residence locations in the city, as a large center of interior city business. Two Men Suspected Of Slaving Woman j «-» SAN JOSE, Nov. I.—The real facts in connection with the mysterious murder of Mrs. G. B. Banacusso, who was found dead in her home at Mountain View by her husband when he returned from his work in the •fields Wednesday evening, are still mystifying the officers. Banacusso informed the officer* that he found the doors of his homl> locked and that his wife's body with a bullet hole in the head was lying on the floor. No gun was found on the premises. Investigation made by District At torney Free and Sheriff Langford in dicates that there was a struggle. The officers have the names of two men who were wel! acquainted with the woman aal| who are known to have been in Mountain View on the day of the tragedy and were seen leaving town just before the discov ery of the bo W. Bulgars in France to Borrow $80,000,000 PARIS. Nov. I. —M.. .fie non, ioreign minister, today received M. Ghenadies, who arrived in Paris from Sotla to negotiate a Bulgarian loan of 400, --000.000 francs. De Journal dcs Dehats says that if the loan is granted France will de mand that Bulgaria assume a part of the Ottoman debt, said part to be pro portionate to the amount of territory wrested by Bulgaria from Turkey in the late war. Coppettes to Watch Mrs. Mary Vaughn The "Voppettfs" have been detailed to watch Mrs', .'iary Vaughn, indicted by the gran 1 jury for an alleged at tempt to extott money from Judge Robert Widney AVhen Jhe Vaughn rase was called before I.awlor this morning it was reforeed tlat the woman was too 111 to appear. The three new "rop pettes" were detailed on eight hour watches to guard the woman. Guard ot loppettes For Mrs. Pankhurst CHICAGO, Nov. I.—Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst arrived in Chicago today and was greeted by the first, body of American enfranchised women she ever met. An entire battery of po licewomen formed her body guard from the station to the La Salle hotel. Banker Rents Largest Apartment, 34 Rooms NEW YORK, Nov. l.—Samuel Etochs of the banking firm of Goldman. Sachs & Co. signed a lease today for the largest apartm.nt ever rented In this city. It contains ?>4 rooms with eight baths. BAND CONCERT PROGRAM The band concert for the Golden r?Rte park band tomorrow will be as follows: Anth-ni. "Star Spangled Banner" March. ' 1 lurentlna" il>y rMßßtst) Kncick Walt*, "liebeatrauste, (first tine) IKmiiniek Krtl Overture. "Zaoetts" (by re meat) Auber Suite "Atlauii.-. or the I>wt (Vmtlnent" < "si gsfraneek Wessk- "«•» Traviata" Verdi KxeerptM. Tin Mikado" Sir A. Sullivan (mi "WoW Aloni Kivc- Tennessee. fj« mhle Marshall Miss Anita Uevmans. A collection of Japane** i«\k tu>ng» .... Smith ("sstssia. "Aft* r Sunsef (flrst tline i. . Pryor litnis from "Barry of Ballyuiore" Cliauneey Oleott "America." ELEVATOR MEN DANCE The annual ball of the Elevator Conductors' and Starters' union was held last night at Majestic hall. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1913 HOPE FOR YOUTH SHOT BY CHINE Paul Lyons, Victim of Enraged Oriental, Has Chance to Recover Seventeen year old Paul Lyons, who was shot by an infuriated Chi nese at Twenty-second and Bartlett streets last night, is in a serious con dition at Mary s Help hospital today while the body of the Chinese, who killed himself after a chase through the Mission District, lies at the morgue unidentified. After firing the shot the oriental ran and was pursued by the police and a large crowd of citizens. When he reached Nineteenth street near Mis ions at midnight he turned and killed The bullet fired by the Chinese lodged in Lyons' chest, but away from the heart. While his condition is crit ical the authorities at the hdfcpital en tertain hope for his recovery. Lyons was shot while leaving a res taurant in Twenty-second street. The door swinging open struck the orien tal, who inferred it was done pur. 'posely. CATHOLIC CHARITY BALL IS SET FOR NOV. 21 Preparations are going on busily for the charity ball at Scottish Rite hall November 21 for the benefit of the Catholic humane bureau. This beneficent organization, which has its headquarters at 1112 Market has under its care about 700 children. The president of the committee in charge of the ball is Mrs. Frederick Kohl. Vice presidents are Mrs. Gar ret McKnerney and Mrs. J. A. Folger; the secretary, Mrs. Joseph A". Dono hoe. and the treasurer, Mrs. Andrew Carrigan. Among the patronesses are Hr*. James Vised, Mrs. John Gallwey. Mra. William G. Hitchcock. Mrs. Ward Barron. Mra. George Cameron, Mrs. Walter bean. Mrs Cbriaflau de Gulpne. Mrs. William G. Irwin. Mr*. Templeton Crorker, Mrs. Herbert Mofflt'. .Ir*. Bogese Murphy. Mra. Clement Tobin. Mra. Pent Hayea Robert. Mra. M. H. de Young. Mrs. J. M. Priscol], Mrs. O. C. Motnin. Mrs. Alexander Garceau. Alfred Kelly, Mrs. Smirh O'Brien. Mrs. B. P. Oliver, Mra. A. M. .Shield* and Mrs. B. T. Lucy. CONFERENCE ON INDIANS AT Y. M.C. A. NEXT WEEK Reports showing the work being done among the Indians of this state will be made at the conferences in the Young Men's Christian association building Thursday night and all day Friday. C. K. Kelsey will give a de tailed account of conditions concern ing California Indians. John F. Mur ray, special government agent to in vestigate Indian educational affairs, will also speak. State Superintendent ot Schools Hyatt will make an ad dress on "Indians in the Public Schools." MOVE MADE TO GET RID OF SAN JOSE SLUM DISTRICT SAN" 30SS, Nov. L —The first move for the obliteration of several blocks of ramshackle buildings, constituting the most notorious slum district in San lose, was taken at a meeting of the Fourth Ward Improvement club hist evening, when resolutions were adopted calling upon the city admin istration to frame an ordinance em powering the police board to ( ondemn buildings "unfit for human habita tion." MISS LUISA RONSTADT TO SING AT CONCERT The regular weekly matinee at Kehler <v <"hase hall this after noon win coats in a song cycle by Voa I'ielitz entitled "Schnen Gret lein." This will be sung by Miss Lulsa Etonstadt a young artist with I beautiful contralto voice. The in strumental part of the program will be devoted to classic dance music on tiie Knabe player piano and on the pipe organ. OBSERVE ANNIVERSARY The first anniversary of the Kearny Street mission. 524 Kearny street, which was founded by a number of local business men who sought to afford relief to unemployed and d»s titue, was celebrated at the mission headquarters last night. GAGAN SUCCEEDS BENNETT Charles H. Gagan has been appoint ed official reporter of the ninth cir cuit of the United States court of ap peals, succeeding the late Clement Bennett, with whom he had served as associate for 12 years. Tlouaex for Rent WHY READ THESE ADS? Find them Interesting, don't you? So do others, and that's why your House for Rent ad printed in the classified col umns will rent your house. The Sat urday Call is the popular Want Ad medium in San Francisco and the bay cities. 4 SEASONS COURT SOON A REALITY Architect Bacon's Great Work for Fair Assuming Form The Court of the Four Seasons Is more advanced ta construction than any of the group of Aye Interior courts being erected by the Panama-Pacific exposition. Located to the west of the Court of Stars and Sun, the larg est of all, the Four Seasons now has the concrete work completed as high as the cornice walls of the Palace of Education and of Food Products, which bounds it on the west. The. Court of the Four Seasons was designed by Architect Henry Bacon of New York and is fireproof. It is after the Roman-lonie style of architecture with some modern details. It is 340 feel square with the main entrance on the north, and opens into the Court of Palms on tlie southern «»nd. The Court of Palms was designed by Qeorge YV. Kelham. Statuary designed by Furric Plcci rilli, symbolic of spring, autumn, sum mer and winter, with fountains, will be placed in niches provided for that purpose. "Rain" and "Sunshine" will be two other notable pieces of statu ary installed in the Court ,of the Four Seasons. Mural paintings by noted artists will adorn the walls along the ave nutes from north to south. These* paintings will be executed under the direction of Jules Guerin, exposition director of color. "HOADTOW.N" SOOX TO START "Roadtown" will be one of the lead ing exhibits of the cost of living question to be seen at the exposition. Edgar Charnbless, inventor of this plan of living, is in the city making preparations for the, construction of a section of Roadtown. After devoting half a lifetime to forms of model cities and co-operative homes, Mr. Charnbless hit upoti the remarkable scheme of building a con tinuous house. The living floors are to be private, but the basement and roof are for use in common. Upon the endless roofway will be a prome nade for pedestrians and speedways for skaters and lightweight motor ve hicles. Hi: MB WAITER HOMES A horizontal dumbwaiter or electric parcels carrier will connect the Road town homes with the stores' or'CO-Op erative c<fnters. These little carriers can be made to switch off automat ically Into any triven house by means of key trips, which may be set In a large number of combinations. The chief object of the exhibit is to demonstrate the practicability of tho Roadtown idea where a co-opera tive plan Is installed. The exhibit will consist of a section of Mr. Cham bless' plan, containing several house units, with models in all stages of construction. Skidding Auto Kills Son of a Physician The 6 year old son of Or. M. Naka i hayashi. a Japanese physician, was . killed Inst night hy an automobile I driven l>y Ben Fleischer, a grain i merchant of 301 Spruce street. The j machine skidded in upper Bush street and caught the boy against the curb. | Several other auto accidents were : reported, all caused by the slippery | pa vements. Protecting Mother, Girl Is Cut With Knife Edith Fry, 16 years old. living at *20 Twenty-second street, was treated at the Potrero emergency hospital last nisrht for a deep knife wound in her arm, said to have been received in an effort to prevent her father from attacking her mother. ROLPH TO OFFICIATE AT DEDICATION OF HALL Mayor Rolph will officiate at the dedication of the new hall for the Park Richmond Improvement club to morrow. The affair will take place at Eighth avenue near Balboa street. BURGLAR CAUGHT IN ACT Caught in the act of attempting to effect an entrance iifto the saloon at 20ft Sixth street. Paul Krone, a waiter, living at 254 Sixth street, was ar rested at 3 o'clock this morning by Policemen McCarthy and Kruger. Krone when taken into custody had broken a window in the rear of the saloon and was climbing through. PENNSYLVANIA CLUB MEETS The Pennsylvania society of Cali fornia will meet Monday evening at Sequoia club, 1725 Washington street. WEATHER FORECAST Rain today and probably tomorrow; continued southerly winders 4 > TAX ASSOCIATION FINDS MORE WASTE Election for 1912 Cost $74,670.46 More Than Needed, Says Report After disclosing in a lengthy re port, printed exclusively in The Call, the action of officials of Alameda county in conducting the election of 191T), which cost the $114,248.62 in waste, the Alameda County Tax as sociation has completed a report of the 1912 election showing a waste of $74,670.46. The cost of the 1912 election was $128,744,70, the proportion of waste being over 58 per cent, or only 9 per cent lower than 'the figure of 67 per cent waste in the 1910 election. Ad ministrative carelessness is credited 'by the association with $41,191.47 of this sum and a loss of $33,478.99 to extravagant election lows. "The extravagance in election printing and advertising continues nearly the same," reads the report. "Excessive quantities have been or dered and excessive prices paid for printing, and a large percentage o£ advertising done that is either wholly unauthorized or not required by law. "The total cost of advertising for registration and three elections was $23,419.86. of which amount $19,817.75 was absolute waste, caused either by excessive space or prices paid or the publication of notices not authorized or required by law." Liner Cedric Meets Strange Series of Waterspouts at Sea LONDON, Nov. 1. —A remarkable story of waterspouts in mid-Atlantic is told by officers of the White Star liner Cedric, which arrived at Queens town. The first they saw had the ap pearance of a black, funnel shaped streak, estimated to be 600 feet high and traveling at the rate of five miles an hotir. As the column faded away in the distance it was succeeded by a smaller spout, which in turn was fol lowed by a severe squall, accompanied t,y vivid lightning. Then came two more waterspouts, bringing to an end the strange phenomena, which the of ficers unite in saying was the most remarkable they had ever witnessed. Cunha to Step Into McNutt's Position Assistant District Attorney Edward Cunha is the man who will step into Maxwell McNutt's position at the hall of justice. Cunha's salary will be raised from $250 a month to $300 a month, the amount McNutt was re ceiving. District Attorney Fickert stated this morning that he would name a man for Cunha's former place on Monday. It is said that Michael Roche, who has been assigned to the ploice courts, will get a raise to $250 and will be detailed to the superior courts as Cunha's successor. Mrs. George in Move I For New Alimony Deal Persisting in an attempt to obtain alimony from Charles E. George, for mer owner of the Bankers' and Law yers' magazine, Mrs. Ida L Austrian George today made a demand on County Clerk Mulcrevy, through At torney Samuel M. Shortridge, for the transmission to Judge Price of Los Angeles of evidence tending to sup port her motion for a new trial. Firemen Raise Fund; Halt Alimony Sentence Hoy Fisher, automobile repairer, was saved from jail this morning when Captain Mitchell and the men of chemical engine No. 2 appeared be fore Judge Graham and paid $20 ali mony to Mrs. Fisher. Fisher was out of work and unable to pay the ali mony. CAPTAIN OF GUARD AT SAN QUENTIN RESIGNS John V. Kills, captain of the guard of San Quentln prison, who was found guilty of neglect of duty after a trial by the prison directors, has handed in his resignation to Warren Hoyle. Charles Gulliver, a sergeant of the guard, was appointed to his place. TO LECTURE ON TRAFFIC Judge Clayton Herrington, formerly of the United States department of justice, will give a series of lectures on the white slave traffic at the Na tional theater, Post and Steiner streets, commencing with a matinee tomorrow afternoon. "OSIRIS" LECTURE "Osiris, the Resurrected," is the title of the free illustrated lecture to be given at the University of Cali fornia museum of anthropology at trie Affiliated colleges In San Fran cisco at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon by E. W. Gifford, assistant curator. Only Omm "BROMO ftUINWE" That If LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE, book for tbs stg-natur* of B. W. GROVE. Cores a Cold In One Pay. Cures Orlp la Two shtys. 23c—Advertisement. WHAriS MONEY? <VW*? ASK SHORTRIDGE , <§>♦<$> HE WON HIS CASE WHEN Attorney Samuel Shortridge asked the question of Judge Graham several months ago, "What is money?" and then answered it by declaring that it was noth ing at all and that honor was worth a great deal more, he foreshadowed the result of a prospective contest which he ! was conducting on behalf of < Mrs. Rose Getz for a widow's share of the estate of her late husband, Bernard Getz, a realty dealer. Today Judge Graham, on the motion of the Union Trust company, dismissed the peti tion for partial distribution sought by the company, and it is understood that the case has been settled out of court and that Mrs. Getz will receive very nearly the widow's half of the property. DOMESTIC? OUI! EAMES IDEAL WIFE De Gogorza Says Former Singer Is Happy in Mar ried Life LOS ANGELES. Nov. I.—Mme, Emma Eames haf>' not only become eminently domesticated, but she also put to rout every accusation of her first husband. Julian Story, the artist. This was the statement today of Emilio de Gogorza, famous barytone and husband of the singer. Shortly after the marriage of Mme. Eames to De (;■ gorza she retired per manently from the concert and oper atic stage. At that time M. de Gogorza was reminded that Story, the husband No. 1. had stated that Mme. Karnes was "cold —icy cold." and yet a slave to t To all this De Gognrza had said "Voyons—we shall see." Now. after having been happily married for more than a year, he says that Mme. Eames is an ideally domes tic wife. Wanted Doctor in Hurry, So He Called For an Ambulance NEW YORK. Nov. I. —Thomas O'Connor of 267 One Hundred and Forty-fourth street today demon strated a new way of summoning a doctor in a hurry. He didn't know Just where to find a doctor's num ber in the telephone directory, so he called police headquarters and giving his address, said: "Just found my wife hanging. Send an ambulance." Detectives and doctors found Mrs. O'Connor in bed. The doctor was really needed. The baby was born five minutes after the ambulance ar rived. IMPROVEMENT CLUBS EFFECT ORGANIZATION The Golden Gate Federation of Im provement Clubs has effected organi zation with the election of the follow ing officers: President. George J. Steiger; vice president, E. J. Brown; second vice president, W. F. Sawyer; secretary and treasurer, R. T. Crock er; sergeant at arms, J. Herzog. The federation comprises the Sunset Im provement club. Upper Sunset Im provement association. Central Sunset Improvement club. Pope Tract Im provement club, Oceanslde Improve ment association and Parkside Im provement club. Friendly Bugs Come To Help Orchardists Three packages containing about 1,000 paratitic insects, the natural enemies of pests now infesting the citrus orchards of this state, arrived yesterday from the orient on the liner Siberia. Pledges Himself to Band of Mercy Move Speaking before the Animals' Friends society yesterday at the Pal ace hotel, Superintendent of Schools Roncovieri pledged himself to the move to establish bands of mercy in the schools. TO SHIP THOUSANDS OF BODIES OF CHINESE HOME SAN JOSE. Nov. i,—The bodies of thousands of Chinese will be disin terred throughout the state for ship ment to China within a few days un der the direction of the Chinese Six Companies. Overcoats Rain Coats The largest stock in Cal ifornia — Better save money and buy your coat of us. Suppose you try it. fremont and Mission Sts. San Francisco's Residence Park ST FRANCIS WOOD See Page 5 Natives to Give Mask Ball Tonight for Homeless Kids Miss Ida Rooney (upper) and E. Herzog (lower), who are tak ing active part in masked ball for benefit of homeless child dren. Mayor and Mrs Rolph Will Lead Grand March at Rink A masquerade ball for the benefit of homeless children under charge of the committee of the Native Sons and Native Daughters will be held at Pavilion rink in Sutter street tonight. Prizes will be given for costumes. A large silver cup will be awarded to the parlor having the most mem bers in costume in the grand march. Mayor Rolph and Mrs. Rolph will lead the grand march. , ' Judge Charles t'reighton of Stan ford parlor will be the prince of the evening. His consort will be Mrs. May Boldeman of La Estrella parlor. The children who will act as pages are Dorothy Barry. Gladys Levy, Ayeles Bahl and Lucile Burfind. Miss Ida Rooney and E. Herzog are among those who are working to make the event a success. NEED ANOTHER $100,000 TO BUILD AUDITORIUM At least $100,000 more than the original estimate of $1,065,000 is needed to construct the auditorium, according to the figures which the Panama-Pacific Exposition company has placed before the supervisors' finance committee. As the exposi tion will erect the monumental building in the civic center, the extra funds may be provided by a supple mental civic center bond issue, which has been under consideration for some time. APPROPRIATIONS MADE BY FINANCE COMMITTEE An appropriation of $106,800 has been allowed by the supervisors' finance committee for the construc tion of the Visitacion valley sewer and $16,000 fpr a sewer across Golden Gate park from Thirteenth avenue and Lincoln way to Twenty-sixth avenue and Fulton street. The park commissioners were allowed $6,000 for the new Argueilo boulevard en trance to the park. ®hr Write 1 traaj TWO BIG SALES Commencing Monday, November 3, 119113. (J) SEMI-ANNUAL SALE OF ORIENTAL RUGS 0 (2) SALE OF PARIS QOWNS At Wholesale Prices 3 Y.M.C.A. BOYS GATHER IN SAN JOSE More Than 300 Delegates Present at Session; Other Coast News SAN JOSE. Nov. L—The annual older boys' conference of the Young Men's Christian association of the state opened here last night, with more than ■900 delegates present, the opening function being a banquet in the Pre** byterian church. Today there is an all afternoon walk to Alum Rock park, a picnic supper on the city reservation and a return ride to the city on flatcars. A general ses sion will be held this evening. Officers elected were: Presidtnt, Jean Vlncons of Fresno; secretary, Charles H. Titus of Sacramento. TRIES TO BREAK JAIL. SAN JOSE. Nov. I.—Tony Parto. confessed holdup, tried to escape from the city prison last evening, but was stopped by an officer following a hard battle. OCTOBER AUTO REGISTRATIONS SACRAMENTO. Nov. I.—According to figures in the office of the secretary of state the number of autos regis tered during October was 2,391, mak ing a total in the state of 120,776, val ued at $181,164,000. HUNTINGTON MADE LEADER LOS ANGELES. Nov. I.—Henry E. Huntington has been selected presi dent of the Los Angeles symphony or chestra, to assist in promoting the art center in southern California, al though he has not yet accepted the place. SHOOTS WIFE, KILLS SELF STOCKTON, Nov. 1 —Mrs. Louis F. Oser, wife of a member of the fire de partment, will recover from a wound inflicted in the head by her husband Just prior to his suicide last night. PINNED UNDER DOOR, 2 KILLED GRENTWOOD, Nov. I.—William C. Ransome. foreman, and Peter Vera, ranch hand, were killed last night by a barn door which they were trying to move falling on them. FINDS HI SBAND MARRIED STOCKTON. Nov. 1. —Mrs. Henrt Jacquelin ended a transcontinental search of 10 years for her husband, who deserted her, yesterday, when she arrived here, to discover he had di vorced her and taken another wife. NAI'GHTY SAN JOSE GIRLS SAN JOSE. Nov. 1. —According to a statement made by C. O- Winans, in charge of the general delivery de partment of the local postoffice, at least 70 girls are receiving mail under assumed names. Some call as often as four and five times per day. BALLOON SCARES LAYING HENS PASADENA, Nov. 1. — Since Roy Knabenshue began making flights here in a dirigible balloon lt is no ticed all the laying hens have gone on strike. Egg 3 are now Imported from Monrovia. MAROONED CREW SAVED EUREKA. Nov. I.—Six members of the lighthouse tender Madrona were rescued from a small rock IS miles north last evening. The tender was wrecked on the rock where the men had gone to establish a light, the ob struction not being charted. They were on the rock two days and nights. HIGHBINDERS ROB CHINET: SACRAMENTO. Nov. I.—Four C '- nese who held up a fellow country, man near Newcastle last night and took $5,000 from him were caught hy officers an hour later as they were trying to escaped in a hired tourinj car. JOE MALONE CONVICTKD SANTA ROSA, Nov. I.—ln 20 min utes last night a jury convicted Joe Malone. partner of Henry Warner in the robbery of, the Guerneville post office several months ago. Judge Lindley Fights Ocean Beach Pier Opposition to the Ocean Pier Amusement company in its applica tion for a permit to build a 1,000 foot pier at the ocean beach was made to the supervisors this morning in a letter from -Judge Curtis H. Lindley of the park commission. Writing as an individual member of the board. Judge Lindley declared that no indi vidual or private enterprise should be permitted to make financial profit out of the attractiveness of the park. He declared tiiat any amusement con nected with the park should be under municipal control. AIR BAY TOURIST PLANS Hundreds of Santa Rosans attended a meeting of the Santa Rosa Cham ber of Commerce last night to hear details of the 1914 plan of campaign of the Tourist Association of San Francisco Bay ajjd River Counties.