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CLERK FINDS HIS LOST IDENTITY r — Recovers Memory of Home ! and Child After Wandering for Nine Months Mrs C. H. Mikelsen of San Fran cisco and her little daughter today are confronted With a problem of dual personality imposed upon them Sat urday night, when Christian Henry Mikelsen, the husband and father, re- I 6to them, after wandering about the country nine months. .'-likelsen. a clerk in the stove estab lishment of W. F. Boardman, 718 Mis sion street, drew his salary last Val entine's day. He planned to purchase an indoor swing for his daughter. Then he met with a mishap which robbed him of his individuality. He suddenly became "Henry Marvin." In this gnise he set forth upon his trav els His family gave him up for lost, after unsuoeessful police search. The mother sought employment. In the mentime "Henry Marvin" wandered from place to place. At times the cloud on his mind lifted and he became dimly conscious of his pre dicament. The other identity always yon out, however. Last Tuesday in Galveston. Tex.. "Henry Marvin" cast his eyes on sev eral deep water ships. Then his glance fell tipon "Henry Mikelsen" tattooed oii his forearm. In a state of bewil derment he boarded a train for Oak land. Alighting at the Sixteenth street depot, he telephoned to the home of a friend, Mrs. S. Borkheim. 1705 Stuart street, where his wife was staying. "This is Mike. I am at the Six teenth street depot. Come and get me." It took some time for him to recog nize his wife. At intervals the per sonality of "Henry Marvin" threatens to overwhelm Christian Mikelsen. To day he will see his baby. With this Mrs. Mikelsen expects to rout "Henry Marvin." Sausalito Now Has A "Kickers' Bureau" SAI'SAEITO. Nov. 10. —Recognizing the success of Mayor .lames Rolph's "kickers' night," Mayor E. V. Baraty has appointed a "kickers' registration bureau," wiiich will meet twice each month to hear complaints. The bu reau meetings will be held afternoons of the first and third Wednesdays of es< h month. Trustee C. H. Becker is Attention, voters! Let tomorrow be a record day for the heaviest vote polled in the city's history. CIVIC CLUBS TO DISCUSS RED LIGHT ABATEMENT The Civic League of Improvement Clubs and Associations of San Fran < [SCO will meet Thursday evening to discuss the red light abatement act. ■which is before the voters of Cali fornia for a referendum vote at the next general election in November. Arguments for and against this act have already been placed before the delegates of the 98 improvement clubs and other semlpublic organizations composing the civic league by Judge Clayton Harrington, Dr. G. Vecki and others, but at this meeting Chief of Police W. J. Petersen of Oakland has agreed to address the delegates on the merits of the proposed law and its "probable results. BEATEN BY HOLDUPS Three young holdup men last night Btracked, severely beat and robbed Harry Anderson, 62 years of age. a marble finisher, of 2084 Mission street, et Twenty-fourth street and Hoff aye O'CONNOR, MOFFATT & CO. This Is a Season of Beautiful Dress Fabrics and This Is a Store Noted for Fabric Values and Variety It 1b this combination which has made the Fall of 1913 one of our biggest Dress Goods seasons. Every new weave, imported and domestic, every new pattern and every new color has found its way into our handsomely ap pointed Dress Goods Dept. just as soon as steamships and railroads could get them to u s after they had Issued from the looms of the world's best mills. Smart novelties in dress, tailor and coating fabrics which have held the season's favor are here and priced, too, with the modera tion for which we are noted. t.enulne Imported Astrakhan Cloth and Fnr Fabric*, now so much in demand for coats and trimmings. The uncut weave which will not pull out. Variety of pat- ff A Fg\ R (til* 17/b terns in black, taupe* and browns. J%\% JI/ f Q Ji i*T 3IJ 50 inches wide, per yard w • 1 v *r ■ ■ •*»rv Kpontse Plaid*—Six rich complnations of blues, greens, browns and taupes. in the large daring plaids now demanded by smartly dressed women. Some have bright threads and <f "Z C/l nubs of gold or red to heighten the contrasts. jh J 31/ 54 inches wide, per yard « r *«^»*^w 4 omplete line* of Broken Check*, shepherd Cheeks and Plaid* In all alaea and combinations. Holiday Tailoring Special Handsome mannish mixtures, strictly tailored in any of the latest winter model suits, for which we charge regularly $60.00 and $65.00. will now, under this Special Holiday offer, be made to your measure in the same faultless manner <t Fi C /}/■ and guaranteed to satisfy you, iJ»\J\J The "Breechette" Newest Mode nue. He was found semiconscious and was taken to the Mission emergency hospital. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 10, 1913 Oldest Commuter Has Crossed Bay 28,048 Times in 48 Years Traveled 280.480 Miles Between Oakland and San Francisco; Next Best Has Commuted 34 Years Since ferries were young in San Francisco bay Silas H. Wade of 1746 Tenth avenue, Oakland, has been com muting, and now claims to be com muter king. For years and seven months he has crossed the bay, hav ing made 28,048 trips, totaling 280.480 miles, and he is now using his five hundred and eighty-first commutation book. H. P. Capell. 1435 Eighth avenue, Oakland, claims fair honors as second best, with 34 years of commuting, dur ing which he used 407 commutation books, traveling 212,840 miles. ILLUSTRATED LECTURES IN CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS The following is the schedule of free illustrated lectures to he given by the board of education this week. The lectures begin promptly at 8:16 o'clock: Monday. November lO—Spring Valley school .Tark.on atreet between Hyde ami ' l.nrkln. lllHtorlc New EnR-iand," p Pv . Alfred J Case. Ph.D. Wedni-dav. November 12 -Yerht Rnena whool. <;r<-enwirh unci Webster utreetn. "A Trip to Continental Bar ope," Supervisor J Kminet Harden. Trlday, November 14—Monroe school. Kxrol •lor and l-ondot! mreetx. "Korea! Conservation in California, L. G. Johnson, rteputv state forebter. ATTORNEY FILES ANSWER Attorney Charles H. Farrill, who 1 was sued by Benjamin Berger for $600 alleged to be due. today filed an an swer In the superior court denying | the indebtedness and declaring that jhe had engaged to defend Joseph ! Berger. a brother of the plaintiff. In : the superior court for $1,264. He claims that he finally cut the hill to ' $R. r .o ; that he owes Benjamin Berger i nothing. MAETERLINCK RECITAL A public recital of Maeterlinck's mystic play poem. "Pelleaa and Mel tsande," will he ffiven Wednesday aft ernoon at ths St. Francis red room i>y Miss Gladys Emmons of Alameda. LINERS DUE TODAY Tho Pacific Mail liner China, from the far " Mt, and (In. Citj el I'ara. j from Panama, and way ports, are both j duo today, but neither is expected un > til late this afternoon. O.K. 1915 FAIRS AT HANFORD SESSION Development Board Favors Displays by All the Counties HANFORD. Nov. 10.—The nine teenth annual convention of the Coun ties Committee of the California De velopment board ended at noon Sat urday and adjourned after indorsing the statewide movement for the im provement of inland waterways, agri cultural credit facilities for California farmers, co-operation of all counties in exhibiting at the Panama-Pacific and the San Diego expositions, the Newlands river regulation bill, the establishment of a ferry between San Miss Margaret Britton, Washington's "red haired debutante," is sponsor for the innovation, which she is shown wearing below. She thinks it the only sen sible attire for sports, that tight fitting knickerbock ers, coat, high top boots and rakish derby are com fortable—and attractive— whereas skirts are cum bersome and dangerous besides. Pablo and Contra Costa and Marin county, the referendum, the state highway project and a resolution thanking the city of Hanford for Its hospitality. Santa Rosa won the 1914 conven tion. The adoption of the resolution fav oring t!ie Newlands bill was resisted by O. H. Miller of Sacramento upon the ground that there were provisions in the bill which might not conserve the best interests of the Sacramento river communities. The resolutions committee refused to take action on the resolution favor ing home rule in taxation, because the subject was too large to be con sidered in the short time allowed the committee for action. Notwithstanding this. Isadore Ja cobs made a strong attempt to get the body of the house to pass it. but failed. Chester Rowell of Fresno spoke on "Why a Chamber of Commerce?" The delegates went to Lemoore after adjournment, where a smoker was held. Bargain Sale off Money The tall will nell 500,000 peuniea tomorrow. One hundred for ninety-eight cent*. *tartlnK tomorrow morning nt ten o'clock, nt The fall office. ftOO.OOO prnnlm frewh from the I . S. mint will he offered for ■ file at ■ bargain. Limit, s.'.t* to a customer. WEATHER FORECAST Weather forecast for San Fran cisco: Cloudy tonight and Tuesday; light south wind. "WHERE DID EDITH BUY THAT PERFECTLY STUNNING DRESS?" Esther and Frances were sitting in the grandstand at the football game Thousands of peopie were passing % in front of them, when Esther saw Edith and Edward in the crowd, Kdith had on a new one piece wool dress, and, with her chrysanthemums, she was a picture that was certainly Kood to look at. It was no wonder that Esther's curiosity was aroused. "That." answered Frances, "is one of CHURRYS latest .specials, and I know that she would kill me if she knew that. 1 told you that it only cost J8.50. CKERRYS are having a special sale of these one piece dresses, and now that I have seen Edith's I am going down tomorrow to buy one. If you need a suit, dress or overcoat, you had better come down with me, because 1 know that you will go crazy over their bargains. Another thing that greatly appeals to me is their liberal credit system ; just a small deposit and then so much a week or month, as you find convenient." CHERRTS have t#"o stores in San I'r mciscn -at lOOfi Market St. and 240« Mission street. Roth of these carry mens as well as women's clothes. CHERRYS Oakland stores •ate ;-t 528 l.ith st. for men ami SIS l ',::tii st tor women, in Los Angeles j the stoic is al 6U(i bo. Hiuadvvaj.— I Advertisement. Night Captain Ryan Recovering Health Thomas Ryan, night captain of de tectives, who has been 111 for three months, is reported to be on the road to recovery. Detective Sergeant Ed ward O'Day. another member of the detective bureau, is in a private hos pital at Stockton. It Is said today about headquarters that the detective will never recover from an injury he received from a fall while chasing a burglar nearly a year ago. DEBATE ON SUFFRAGISTS A debate was held in Averill hall, 149 Mason street, last night concern ing the present tactics of militant suf fragists of England. The meeting was held under the auspices of the socialist party. Miss Seltna Solomon upheld the affirmative while Mrs. Elizabeth Gerberding supported the negative. N. & £. WALTER & CO.i^=li»| ' Our Tremendous | Pre-Inventory Sale !' I of I WELL THOUGHT and WROUGHT FURNITURE, I of ORIENTAL and DOMESTIC RUGS, of CARPETS, CURTAINS and DRAPERY MATERIALS is now in full swing j! The following items are but a handful from out the thousands of GREAT ECONOMICAL OFFERINGS from all de- [ partments. Your tour through our Store will be well rewarded. Jj | Table This Rocker . II quarter-sawed oak, foremost LEATHER-up- leT^ a 48 " inCh [ K>,stem| - furnitlire houses non - separating base. of the many hlgh grade \f|S|w^ It sells re g ll^ pieces of this nature now J^!^ OUR SPECIAL PRh-IXVENTORY- $|Q. 40 WE ARE NOW SELLING THIS <f. /^/% THANKSGIVING SALE PRICE IS g3B 50 R< )( kKR (QR CHAIR) AT $ 29.00 jj Thanksgiving Furniture Living-Room Furniture 1! $5.25 Fumed Oak Leather Seat Dining Chairs $3.50 q Rq upholstered 6.50 Fumed Oak Leather Seat Dining Chairs 4.50 Leather reduce / to $8.50 I R*£ / C i v : v I?" 1 in a 2 23.50 Library Tables. Oak or Mahogany, now 15.00 \ 8 ™ l u ™ d ° a * 6ft Xt -, lables ' nOW 4ft ?0.00 Fumed Oak Magazine Table, now 35.00 7*, CS ' rf } l 2t TZ i . c'e ' " OW nft 7 -00 turned Oak or Mahogany Costumers 4.50 20.00 Golden Oak 6 ft Ext. Tables, now 13.50 7QQO Fnmed Q k Bookcase< redliced to 35.00 r Ume l n*£ « ' ' "° W OO 38 50 Leather Rockers, as illustrated, now 29.00 Fumed Oak 8 ft. Ext. Tables, now 45.00 T eather Chairs tQ match< nmv 29.00 ;S f: ume l ° a , P lna C ?l n l et ' " OW ?«™ 85J0O Fumed Oak and Lea. Bed Davenport 59.00 28.00 Fumed Oak Serving Table, now 18.00 Fumed Oak Writing Desks 21.50 6000 -timed Oak Buffet, now 48.00 Fumed Qak Smo|d J Stands, now 3.90 52-50 -timed Oak Buffet, now 09.00 2500 Sticklev Roc kers. Lea. seats and backs 18.75 1 26.50 - timed Oak Buffet now 19.00 - Qak p ed now 5 . 25 90.00 Fumed Oak Buffet, now 67.50 2 QQ Fumed oafe Leather Footstools 1.40 37.50 (.olden Oak China Cabinet, now 25.00 Mahogany Writing Desks, now 50.00 J a 10yany r> §,xt. Tables, now 36.50 s2 50 Maho | an J Colonial Library Tables 37.50 18 ??0 Mahogany Ext. Table, now 52.50 Mahogany Bookcase, reduced to 39.00 x : .00 Mahogany China C abinet now 43.00 Goatskin Davenport, reduce! to 110.00 80.00 Mahogany Colonial Buffet, now 62.00 Fumed Qak Cel j aretteSi now 21.00 Etc " Etc - Etc., Etc. Oriental Rugs Wall Papers Every Oriental Rue: in our entire vast collection ~ ur „ n , * , • . t \ , , j • • •. * , f Many Wall Papers, smajl lots, enough in each for has been hurled intothis gigantic sale. Ihe range of two^or inav , )C 'three rooms, will be closed -tit at reductions is from 30' , to 50%. about M thei / USWiI prices . Carpets Curtains I $1.10 Wool \ civet Carpet, now per yard 85<£ <m-n c• /- s ~lr ie - , «i «n ' ' ... t, ' V» a r, $2..->0 Scrim C urtains in Cream and Ecru Spl.t>U 1.20 len Wire Tapestry Brussels, now 95c «X - a 1.35 Wool Velvet Carpet, now per yard $1.10 600 Arabian Lacet Curtains, now. per pair 4.15 1.85 Wilton Velvet Carpet, now, per yard 1.25 5.25 Scrim Curtains, now, per pair, 3.1)5 ||' Iff^ 1.65 Body Brussels Carpet, now, per yard 1.25 2.85 Scrim Curtains (ecru), now 2.35 1.85 Body Brussels Carpet, Best Grade 1.45 55Q ]. >ei^c or Cream Marquisette Curtains 1.65 Axminster Carpet, now, per yard 1.25 . Filet Insertion, now 4.00 2.00 Axminster, Best Grade, now, per yard 1.40 ir • r k ocr /oO l-.mbroidered Marquisette Curtains 5.25 RUg RedllCtiOl\S 1000 Enibroi(lercd Marf l uisette Curtains 6.95 ill S 2 -;-™ Axminster Rug.. 9x\2 l ft. now $18.75 MlSCellai\eOUS US 2./n Axminster Hugs, 2/x54 in., now 1.85 4.25 Axminster Rugs. 3x6 ft., now 3.00 $2.75 Sateen Covered Comforters in a variety I 32.50 Body Brussels Rugs, 9x12 ft., now 22.50 of pretty colorings, now $2.20 30.00 Body Brussels Rugs, 8-3x10:6, now 21.00 156 Pairs of Heavy Portieres are on sale at 25.00 Body Brussels Rugs, 6x9 ft , now 17.00 $3.75, $4.50, $5.45, $6.45 and 38.00 Body Brussels Rugs, 10:6x12, now 32.25 up—These are greatly reduced prices. 42.50 Body Brussels Rugs. 10 :6x13:6, now 36.25 25c Checkered Scrims in White, Cream and 50.00 Royal Wilton Rugs, 9x12 ft., now 42.50 Ecru, now reduced to. per yard, 18£ 45.00 Royal Wilton Rugs. 8:3x10:6. now 38.50 30c Marquisette Scrims in White and 30.00 Royal Wilton Rugs. 6xv> ft., now 25.50 Beige, now reduced to, per yard, 20< 67.50 French Wilton Rugs, 9x12 ft., now 57.50 15c Silkolme nt a variety of designs and 62.50 French Wilton Rugs, 8:3x10:6, now 53.00 colorings, now. per yard, 10^ 42.50 French Wilton Rugs, 6x9 ft., now 36.00 $7.50 Wool now, per pair, $5.00 10.00 Wool Blankets (soiled, single size). 6.95 '° eVCrS '^ e En £ bs h Taffeta, now .75 $1.65 Rest American Inlaid Linoleum $1.45 SlII\(l&r6 1.10 Inlaid Linoleum, now. per yard .85 Bok b()]t f)f jt _ a color fof cv requ ent- rcm i .6s Printed Linoleum, now, per yard .45 the 50-inch, DOLLAR QUALITY. noNv6s^ Regarding Credit %n(^U vi course we give credit! We always have \ \ Vv\\ \ V\ I \ \\ done so. and shall continue to do so in a cour- % \ \\\\ \\ \ I \ \ V teous, generous manner, even during this great ** * * Ukl. V. v>/^/ sale when prices are so extraordinarily low. *S\*4Cfc |l .-» & O'Farrell Sts., S. FMB Bishop Denies He Is Husband of Actress Allen Bishop, youngest son of Fran cis A. Bishop of this city, denied most emphatically this morning that he had been secretly married to Miss Irene Outtrim, the actress. He denied just as strongly that he was even en gaged. "Why, this is a complete surprise to me," declared Bishop. Miss Outtrim is with the Sullivan and Considine circuit and is playing in Texas. Bishop is living with his mother, Mrs. Lucy Bishop, at the Marymount hotel, Jones and O'Farrell streets. Do your duty tomorrow, citizens. Cast your ballot on the way down town in the morning. Do not neg lect this important matter. INJURED VESSELS RETURN TO PORT Schooner Wand and Freighter Pleiades Both Badly Dam aged in Collision The freighter Pleiades and the schooner Thomas E. Wand, which were in collision Saturday night off the lightship, returned to port yester day, and are now at the Union iron works, being repaired. The Pleiades, which was outward bound for Panama with a full cargo of general merchan dise, discharged its freight yesterday at pier 36. Tho Wand, wiiich was bound for Eureka, was in ballast. The Wand's stem made a jajrsred hole in the starboard side of the Pleiades. The schooner's bow was crushed, but a canvas hurriedly drawn across the dented nose kept out . water and enabled the schooner tor* make port unaided. Thaw's Counsel Rushes New Writ for Hearing CONCORD. N. H.. Nov. 10. —Former Governor Stone of Pennsylvania, chief counsel for Thaw, reached Concord today and at once began the work of preparing Thaw's new petition for a writ of habeas corpus to be heard before Judge Aldrlch of the United States district court at Portsmouth. The new petition must be ready by noon. Thaw will remain, in the mean time, in Concord. NEW GROVE OF DRUIDS Exposition grove No. 223 of the Ancient Order of Druids of California was instituted Friday night by Noblf Grand Arch T. B. W. Iceland, asslste,! by the grand officers of the lodge.