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
The opening assembly gives evi-'
vience of a brilliant season this year.
'The cotillon was led by Sanford G.
The second assembly of the season
will be held by the club Friday even
ing. November 28, at the Fairmont
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
BAND CONCERT PROGRAM
The band concert for the Golden
r?Rte park band tomorrow will be as
Anth-ni. "Star Spangled Banner"
March. ' 1 lurentlna" il>y rMßßtst) Kncick
Walt*, "liebeatrauste, (first tine)
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
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"
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
4 SEASONS COURT
SOON A REALITY
Architect Bacon's Great Work
for Fair Assuming
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
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
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
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.
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.
Rain today and probably tomorrow;
continued southerly winders
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
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
"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
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
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
"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
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
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.
EAMES IDEAL WIFE
De Gogorza Says Former
Singer Is Happy in Mar
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
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
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
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
Detectives and doctors found Mrs.
O'Connor in bed. The doctor was
really needed. The baby was born
five minutes after the ambulance ar
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mayor and Mrs Rolph Will
Lead Grand March
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
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.
SEMI-ANNUAL SALE OF
SALE OF PARIS QOWNS
At Wholesale Prices
More Than 300 Delegates
Present at Session; Other
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**
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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