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$10,000,000 WANTED FOR HARBOR State Board Urges Dock Im provements to Prepare for Canal Trade The biennial report of the state board of harbor commissioners for the period ending June, 1912. was re ceived yesterday from the state printer, and Is now ready for distri bution. Tlie report recommends an expenditure of $10,000,000, in addition to the last $9,000,000 bond issue, in order to equip the harbor for the big business that will come with the opening of the canal. The commis sion goes on record against turning the management of the harbor over to the city and recommends that eteps be taken to have the govern ment cede YeYba Buena island to the state for use as a terminal, open on equal terms to all transportation companies. The report reviews the extension of the belt railroad and calls attention to contemplated improvements. Part of the document is of a politi cal nature and devoted to an attack on the Southern Pacific company. The commission recognizes the need for more docks, and says: "The demand for the continuation »>f the development along the lines followed during the last three years is imperative. While all of the docks completed during recent years are of the best and most durable and con venient type, there remains many old wooden docks, costing large sums to keep in repair. These can not sur vive much longer." Wants Children to Like Police Officers Expressing a desire that school children and the police department be brought closer together. Chief of ) White has addressed a letter to the board of education. In his letter he asks that the children be taught to have greater confidence in the police officers, and that anything that might tend to corrupt the morals of the young folks be reported im mediately to the police. The chief also suggests that the members of the board of education call upon him and arrange to have a woman and a man speaker appointed from the depart ment to address the school children on days acceptable to the board. Sister in Law Is Husband's Witness When Andy H. Balfour of 771 Turk street appeared before Judge Van Nostrand today for a divorce, he brought along his wife's sister, Mrs. May Newman, of 3624 Twentieth street, to corroborate his testimony that Mrs. Balfour was fond of other men. He got a divorce on grounds of cruelty and desertion. Steamer Sado Maru Is on Fire at Sea A cablegram received this morning from London reports that the Jap anese liner Sado Maru, bound from Puget sound for Yokohama, and due at the latter port November 22, is on lire. The fire so far is confined to the cargo in No. 4 hold. KNIGHTS CHARTER SPECIAL The Knights of Columbus have chartered special trains to leave Sat urday from this city and Oakland for Monterey on their pilgrimage to Car mel mission to observe the two hun dredth anniversary Sunday of the birth of Padre Junipero Serra. O'CONNOR, MOFFATT & CO. TheseWinterDays There is no more pleasurable nor profitable place to spend the hours than in the cozy, comfortable, per fectly appointed Embroidery Section of our Art Needlework Dept. Here you do your Christmas embroidery under professional guidance (lessons in all needlework are absolutely free) and accomplish much as you pleas antly while away the hours of these inclement days. We are now holding our Christmas sale . . _ m of all model embroidered pieces, which 1/, OY\f& have been reduced to nearly /j£t I IW You Will Never Know the Saf isiaction of Wearing a Perfect Petticoat Until You Try an II °P ernn g make them fit m f r \ Jersey and Messaline— Al! new colors to _ match costumes, %k X St. near Kearny I Kearny St. Entrance ' ELDER ARRAIGNED IN L.A. CONSPIRACY SUIT Ten officers besides head of company face trial in federal court Investment Officials to Face Trial for Using Mails to Defraud LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19. — Charles A. Elder, former president of the Los Angeles Investment company, and 10 of his associates, former officers and directors of the company, faced the United States district court today for arraignment on charges of conspiracy to use the mails in a scheme to de fraud. In addition to Elder the men are: William D. Deeble. George M. Derby, C. L. Bagley, Harry D. Rodgers, A. P. Thomson, Charles Cassatt Davis, Er nest Ingold, Fred L. Mowder, Earl Belder and W. Francis Gates. Attorneys F. McD. Spencer and Os car Lawler are their counsel. The application of 32 stock holders of the company to have a temporary receiver appointed pending adjust ment of the company's affairs will be heard today by Judge McCormick in the superior court. The application declares that stock valued at more than $3,000,000 was fraudulently issued to the former offi cers and directors and should be can celed; that holders of gold notes and home certificates totaling about $5,000,000 may attach the assets of the company as its creditors, and that the property Is thereby in danger of being swept away. , f.' " THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1913 Charles A. Elder, former president of the . 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SsaajaajaaW V V • H 40 to 52 O'Farrell Street Just a Few Steps From Market San Francisco § With Our Day and Night Crews We Have Everything Systemized So Now in Shipping Department That We Can Guarantee Prompt Delivery jp Woman Disappears; Foul Play Is Feared j- — — Suspicious over the continuous ab sence of Mrs. Wilhelmina Miller, who disappeared from their home more than a month ago, Seymour Hall, 409 Staten avenue, Oakland, has appealed to the police to search for her The girl left the Hall home, where she was employed, October 8, leaving a large part of her personal belong ings and clothes and a week s wages. Hall believes that she has met with foul play. She is 37 years old, and is the mother of a boy 5 years old and a girl 3. Banks Gain in Loans, Decrease in Cash WASHINGTON, Nov. 19.—Reports to acting Comptroller of the Currency Kane on the condition of 7,509 na tional banks at the close of business October 21, today show resources of $11,301,558,162.29. These banks re ported a gain over August 9 in loans of $92,322,323 and a decrease in cash of $9,536,920. EMERY SUIT TO ALAMEDA COURT Judge Rules That Children's Home Is on East Side of Bay The Alameda courts must handle the fight of Ralph D. Emery, son of J. S. Emery, after whom Emeryville is named, for tlie possession of his two children, who the custody of their grandmother, Katherine Short Kennedy, according to the de cision of Judge Coffey today. The court decided that, although the chil dren are in this city with their grand mother, Emeryville is their home. Mrs. Kennedy's contention is that the children, Joseph S. Emery, 6 years old, and Ralph D. Emery Jr., 4, were sent to her by their mother before she died with a request that they be given a home. She asserts that their father is not a proper custodian for the children, that he is a profligate and has no adequate place for them to stay. Em ery declares that the children were merely Intrusted to the Kennedys dur ing their mother's illness and that the I grandmother has not sufficient means to educate them properly. «» Miss Zilz to Dance At Players' Ball The Players' club of Oakland will be host tomorrow evening to the so ciety performers in tlie big benefit play, "The Girl with the Voice," which closes at the Macdonough theater to night, at a ball which will be held at the Hotel Oakland. Miss Rosemarie Zilz, an interpretative dancer, will ap pear in a number of dances. She will be seen in the fanatical dervish and the bacchanalian dances. stingy hat checker loses Wife by decree Percy L. Williams earned plenty of money as checker at the Palace, St. Francis and other bay city hotels, but in all his married life he gave his wife only $15, according to her testi mony today, which caused Judge Stur tevant to grant the wife an interlocu tory decree of divorce. Her testimony was corroborated by her mother, Mrs. A. Torrey, with whom she is living at 916 Pine street. SEND IN YOUR NAME FOR TRIP TO EASTON Part of the road over which The Call's guests will travel Sunday on their way to Easton addition. • Already many persons have registered with The Call to take the trip next Sunday to* Easton to see the new Easton addition and be taken about Burlingame and to see the attractions of that section of the peninsula. The first two tours of The Call, which have been given with the idea of showing what is being done in the way of development in the neighbor hood of San Francisco, were great successes. The third, which will take hundreds to Easton, promises to exceed the others. If you want to be enlightened and at the same time enjoy an outing that will do you good and not cost you a cent send in your name at once. There will be room for all. The guests of The Call will be met at Easton and taken over the new Easton Addition in private electric cars. See that you are one of the large party that will go along. Bring the family and make a day of it STOLEN GOODS WORTH $10,000 FOUND IN CELLAR Systematic thievery by a drayman was revealed yesterday in the recov ery of $10,000 worth of stolen mer chandise in the cellar of Charles Goe pal's home, 907 Florida street, when he was arrested on charges of lar ceny. Goepal is a drayman for the Emmons company. "CHIMES OF NORMANDY" BY*CHORAL SOCIETY The famous opera, "Chimes of Nor mandy," will be presented in the Richmond theater Monday evening under the auspices of the Richmond Choral society. A chorus of 50 voices is being trained for the production, and, as more than 600 tickets have been sold, the singers expect to ap pear before a filled house. MRS. M'INTOSH IS GIVEN DIVORCE The "Pinkie" letter divorce case was brought to an end last night when Mrs. Ivy Myrtle Mcintosh was granted a divorce in Oakland by Judge Dona hue from Benjamin William Mcintosh. Mrs. Mcintosh won a complete vic tory, being granted custody of the two children, the family home in Piedmont and $110 a month alimony. -The divorce was granted at the evening session of the court after the conclusion of Mcintosh's testimony. SOCIETY ASTIR OVER ELOPEMENT Young Couple Last Seen at Cherry's The tongues of society were set a-wagging by the sensational elope ment of Helen and Maurice. One of Helen's girl friends overheard the two talking of their future plans. "We might as well do away with all the fuss of a big wedding," said Helen. '"I am going down to CHERRY'S, where I can get com pletely outfitted for our wedding trip and no one will know of it. I wtll need an overcoat, a suit and a couple of dresses. CHERRY'S have just the best assortment of stylish women's clothes and you know I want to look my best." "And I will go right along with you," said Maurice. "CHERRY'S has furnished my suits for some time and you could not get me to change, because I know that their men's suits can not be duplicated anywhere for the price. CHERRY'S Credit plan will make it easy for me to settle for this outfit, so let's go to one of their stores right away." CHERRY'S store at 1009 Market street was kept busy answering the phone calls of friends of the young couple. The Mission store/ at 2400 Mission street, was also rung up and some even went so far as to ring up the two Oakland stores at 528 Thir teenth street and 515 Thirteenth street. The Los Angeles store is at 636 South Broadway.—Advertisement.