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CHURCH DAY COMMITTEE NAMED Ministers Appoint Members of Corps to Further Go to Church Movement s As a result of the various minis terial meetings in the city yesterday, committees from most of the denom inations Were appointed to farther the "go to church day" movement started by.The Call and to insure its success. The clergy has taken hold of the suggestion, with the deepest Interest, and it U planned to hold a meeting of the various committees in the near future for the purpose of arriving at a definite date to be known as "go to church day." * The committees thus far appointed are as follows: Presbyterian—Rev. W. K. Howe, chairman; C. S. Canner and J. M. Mc- Elhinner. • *«•**.*. Baptist —J. A. Sutherland. ' Congre^rationalist—Rev. George .A. Charnock*. * * •,* * « Methodis*—W. C. Poole, chairman; J. F. WHson and J. F. Troxell. Lutheran—Rev. H..S. Feix. * - PLAN HAS BEEN* SUCCESSFUL As soon as the meeting of the aom mlttee is held and the date settled a vigorous campaign will be waged in *he interest of a ."go to church clay." The plan, as carried out success fully fn the east and in several Cali fornia cities, is to name a certain Sunday to be known as "go to church day," when every one, irrespective of whether Ire or she is a, .regular church attendant or not, pick out some par ticular housa of worship and attend. The •'ciergymen of the various church&s will select appropriate st" mons for .the occasion and make the service as interesting as possible for > •fflL a . -J:'". .-; * . ** ' ' ( ; . ,_" CHURCH GOING AVERAGE '•" It Ms/believed.'that many people have • -neglected' ./their" spiritual duties ° c ttwougfh acd the "go to chUrch* day" idea has been the means Ui severer instances of reawakening their "interest church affairs. The percenTxge of church attend aiu'e •in -San.; Francisco is said to be but ,jf per; cent'of the population, or tire "Jo-west average of any city in the f*eveva"i *fJroKiihent members of the ■clergy have expressed their belief that a "go to-, church day" camjaign will greatly- this--average. MRS. HEARST MAKES GIFT TO MUSEUM -A'valuable foli.b .edition of the -works Of V.Mjii'am'Hogapth; published in Lon don in'.l ; B|J2; Jias been presented to the University .of California by Mrs. Phoebe A:_ Hearst, The work was pub lished., from, tjie original plates as re touched by.James Heath. Mrs: "rtearst will be paid a marked honor."F-ridayVaftemoon, when her life sized.* portrait-, will be unveiled at Heacst* aall, University-'of California. The painting is the work of Mrs. Win ifred RJeber," • wife of Prof. Charles Rieber', ■de'aTi of the summer school of the university.' .••'•' c .." •! .. DR.'-ELIOT TO SPEAK "• pf. -Ch'afles W. Eliot's address on •*PU.biic.p*pjnioh".and" Sex Higiene" will be read •tomorrow .afternoon before the Women's' Political, league meeting at 2 o'clock, in. the PaCiHc building as sembly room: '. IROQUOIS.CLUB MEETING The -Iroqudrs". club -and the Woman's State- Democratic Club of California will Irave 'a.- joint . meeting tomorrow evening in Kaigh-ts'of Columbus hair. Edgar Apperspn will be chairman. O'CONNOR, MOFFATT & CO. ■ General Clearance Sale of Hats * : Every one of our Fall and Winter Hats, including the very latest Styles, ha.s'been reduced to prices such as we have never sold such hats before. But the entire' stock must be cleared within the next two weeks, and we have accordingly made prices to accomplish this. " •'•:•:* At These Prices Two or Three Hais Are Not an Extravagance Hats formerly priced to $12.00 tfA "7C Children's Hats in both Trimmed and Tailored Xow Reduced tc HpTT. #_> styles, regular values up to $3,00 4QC ' ' Hats formerly priced to $25.00 ff-f-f 7c $3.50 Now on Sale at j>i.72 Now Reduced to $ 1 1• ID All Children's Trimmed Hats above .these Every Tailored Hat formerly C*QC P ri «s - M 95 priced up to $8 Now Reduced to 4>J.sJ Reduced to One Sale Price -•T**^** Children's Tailored Velvet Hats tf «f JTA Children's Tailored Velvet Hats <T*) C/) formerly priced to $3.50 Now $I • J\J formerly priced to $6.00 Now J)****}!/ Two Great Christmas Doll Specials "1 •.'•"Our. Toy and Doll Departments are now so;crowded with special values that.buy* '"-ing for Christmas is more than the delight our Toy Department usually gives.—-it is a. . •real.economy, for .here may be actually saved many dollars in purchasing the most •'.•-desirabje "toys aad Dolls to make the Christmas -morn One of happiness for the kiddies. Beautiful Dressed Dolls Special at 50c and 95c •' . : J Each in its separate box all ready for Christmas giving . ".. . * 75c'Dressed Dolls—Full jointed,.closing $1.50 Dressed Dolls—With pretty dress, eyes, completely dressed with underclothes, underc lothes, hat. shoes and stockings/" .shpes, stockings, hat,'dress, etc., and may . ' . , ". . be easily undressed by the little mothers Vei ? P"** aces ' closm S e >' es ' full y J°- ,nt themselves. Specially priced IZfl*> cc *' dressed and undressed. AT at * ** * DUC Specially priced at 3C See Our Special Toy Windows—With M/n/a ture Mountain Scene, Moving Train, Lakes, etc. Aft Ne€dl6Work . Post St near Kearny —and— /?/9 Art Novelties You will find hundreds of beautiful Kearny St. I_siß______Z^^_^_*^^ gifts in this complete department on Entrance "^^^^^^^N^^^**^ the Third Floor. I WEALTHY WIDOW OF LORILLARD SPENCER TO BE MISSIONARY Mrs. Lorillard Spencer, widow of millionaire, on way to Philip pines to work for conversion of Moslems. Leaves for Philippines to Work With Moslems in Effort to Convert, Against Advice of Intimates ;. ' ; ■ NEWPORT. R. L, Dec. 2.—Despite apepals made up to the last minute by several of her intimate friends, Mrs. Lorillard. Spencer, widow of the mil- j lionaire and society man, left last I QUEEN HAS QUIET BIRTHDAY j LONDON, Dec. 2. —Queen Alexandra ! spent her sixty-ninth hlTthdav quietly ! at Sandringham. This mprntog some guests at Sandringham house played golf, but the greater part-of the day was spent Indoors. THE SAN FRANCISCO CAL.E, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1913 night to begin her long journey to the Philippines. It is her pia'n to da mis sionary work in the conversion of the Mohammedan populace of Jolo te Christianity. s SALESMAN IS MISSING ' The police have been asked to search, for L. E. Diamond, aged 85, 2313 For. som street. Diamond i$ a salesman employed by the Confidential Life In surance company. He has* been miss ing since November 29.- ' NURSE DECISION TO BE APPEALED Merritt Hospital Association Will Carry Eight Hour Case to Supreme Court The trustees of the Merritt hospital of Oakland, acting for the Association of Hospital Workers of California, will appeal to the United States su preme court from the decision ren dered yesterday by United States Dis trict Judge Van Fleet, who. with Judges Morrow and Doollng, upheld the eight hour law for women in its application to hospital nurses in training. Minister-Editor Is Farewell Dinner Guest Fifty leaders of the Methodist church in California tendered a farewell din ner at the Stewart hotel yesterday to Dr. Freeman D. Bovard, former editor of the California Christian Advocate and recently promoted to be secretary of the board of home missions and church extension at Philadelphia. Among those who spoke were Rev. W. C. livans, Dr. A. H. Briggs, Dr. G. W. White, Dr. U D. Hutsinplller, Dr. B. J. Morris, Dr. H. E. Milnes, Dr. H. B. Johnson, Rev. W. C. Poole, Rev. F. K. Baker, Rev. G. A. Waasa and Rev. F. ML Larkin. Union Street Car Line Sale Deal Tomorrow Arrangements have been made to take over the Presidio and Ferries street car system by. the city December 11. Officials of the railway company will.jneef with the city attorney tQ morrow at 3 o'clock to determine the price to be paid for the road. The su pervisors' public utilities committee, guided by the estimates of Assistant City Engineer Ransom, has deter mined upon $350,000 as a fair price, or $375,000 if it is decided to purchase the Union,street car barn property. WILL PRESENT 'MALACHI DESMOND,' O'BRIEN'S PLAY * Another move in the plan to estab lish an Irish theater In San Francisco will be made December 10 with the presentation of "Malachi Desmond," Se"umas> O'Brien's play, at Knights of pojumbus auditorium. The author, flbw*in San Francisco, will supervise the production. • '.Following the play a music and singing festival will_ be held, during which plans will be "made known»for the proposed Irish theater. THUGS ROB AND SLUG LABORER AT EXPOSITION Curtis Rouse, living: at 3137 Laguna street, was held up by two highway men near the exposition grounds early this morning while he was on his way to work and relieved him of his small change. The thugs, not satisfied with the mon€ty they took, eeverely beat the man over the head. He was taken to the central emergency hospital for treatment. ATTACKS WIFE WITH KNIFE; SLASHES HIMSELF Charges of assault to commit mur der will be placed today against -Ed ward Renfrow of 423 France street, who with his wife, 'May. both with throats slashed, was found last night at Onondaga avenue and.Russia street. According to Mrs. Renfrow, her hus band attacked her [n a drunken rage, and belie.ving the wound he Inflicted on her throat fatal attempted to com mi-t suicide. The wounds of neither are serious. * NO FUNDS, NO WORK > -.Recalled from his work because of the failure of the territorial govern ment t*o provide funds, Raymond G. Btown, special commissioner ol rfhe Hawaiian Immigration, b«ard, will sail .for .Honolulu on the Sierra today. Brown has-been working to iuduce v:-"-ipean Immigrants to go to Ha waii. COOK KILLS HIMSELF. Albert Suckan, a co.ok, 6(5 yjears old living at.ls Hcjward street, shot and kUle"d - himself early this morning be-, catlse he was unable to secure work. John Lawlor. his roommaW, was in "bed* at .the tlrne. The'bo'dy was re moved to the morgue. DOCTOR BURK LECTURES The greater efficiency gained by. in dividual-instruction as carried out in the state normal school was outlined last night by Dr. Frederick Burk, president* of the San Francisco state normal school, in a lecture before the Parents' association of the Emanu-El religious school. for a clear complexion PIMPLES and blackheads dis appear, unsightly complex ions become clean, clear, and velvety, and hair health and beauty are promoted by the reg ular use of Resinol Soap and an occasional application of Resinol Ointment. These soothing, heal ing preparations do their work easily, quickly and at little cost, when even the most expensive cosmetics and complicated "beauty treatments" fail. All drogriats cell Resinol Soap and Res inol Ointment. For trial size of each, write to Dept. 17-S, Resinol, Baltimore, Md. Burglar Listens to Women's Plea; Refuses To Rob Widow's Store Apologizes and Requests Proprietor and Customer Not to Scream Until He Makes Getaway "You can't rob me. I'm a lone widow woman," said Mrs. Mary King to the thug, armed with a gun, who entered to hold her up in her book store at. 1716 Market street. A woman cus tomer lent further plea. The roober. nonplussed, shoved his revolver in his pocket and said to the women: "I sincerely apologize. Please now don't scream until I get out. Then you can scream all you want, and it won't matter." With that he departed. Search Peninsula for Clews to Merchant Searching parties are scouring the peninsula for Edward Braunschweiger, formerly a wholesale liquor merchant, who disappeared Sunday from his home, 1003 University avenue, Palo j Alto. He went for a walk and did not I return. Without funds, unable to speak or write through paralysis and having nothing In his possession to Identify him, the wealthy merchant is believed to be in a pitiable plight. He is 43 years old, 5 feet 11 inches, 165 pounds, blonde hair, smooth shaven and was dressed m a tan suit, with blue overcoat and derby hat. Bankruptcy Move on Western Syndicate A petition was filed in the United States district court today by the Raver law and collection agency ask ing that the Western Development syndicate be adjudged bankrupt for failure to pay a $45,000 debt. • It is asserted that Gray Brothers borrowed $45,000 from the Anglo Cali fornia bank in 1909 and that the West ern Development syndicate indorsed the note. The bank later assigned the note to the collection agency." HUSBAND AND WIFE OVERCOME BY GAS Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Reynolds of 1970 Page street are at the central emergency hospital, recovering from accidental gas asphyxiation. Mrs. iteynolds was overcome last night by leaking gas from a water heater In the bathroom of her home, a*nd her husband, going to her assistance, also lost consciousness. Neighbors dis- covered the coupfe's plight and sent them to the hospital. • Citrus Fair at Visalia. Dee. 4 to' 13, Tulare County Orange Show '■ Reduced round trip tickets via South ern Pacific, from San Francisco, Oak land, Alameda, Berkeley, Sacramento, Banning and points between. On sale December 2 to 13. Return limit De ■cember 15—Advertisement. Double Stamps Wednesday Morning '■^^j^^'^^^f^^^^^^ii^'' A ' K Jll K^'^-^J^. "-' M ftf jyjfu^ujl'jm x> "To encourage early shopping on Wednesday mora ' ' ing w « w d} give Double Prager Cash Stamps until It means comfort, convenience and satisfaction to —J -f. . "-3- of salespeople, but can not P avoid last-minute crowds I- I ■ <r*^LA Lw^Y & RELIABLE >. MARKET & JONES \ ]. . and congestion without your help. Great Suit Opportunities " Meet Me ■_£»_£" An Advance Clearance Event -jSS^SS& „_fV A «" Price.sale which involves more thai, 500 suits': J* S"-S£ —an. assortment winch includes all of the seasons best in,plain' ;. plete in all line*, particular attention being f tailored" and fancy crea.tio.ns. i There are three great bargain-" paid to educational toys and books. You will 'groupsr—note the reductions. :.' •'.. - -save money if .you 'Meet Me at Pragers." K\ $15.00 and $17.50 Suits $9.75 Wednesday Special (jW If? $20.00 and $22.50 Suits $14.75 * 7 - 50 T*W $25.00 and $30.00 Suits $19.75 fMjjr L Mnroscopes • B .1 Without exception* they-are made of all-wool -materials— *pvJ# vlcl A• • ' Broadcloths, Poplins, Serges, brocaded novelties, e.tcV . The best of all post card projectors—an edu jm\ ' - •■ • • cational and entertaining novelty. No slides (M X • required. Ordinary post cards are reflected in I fv/ Splcndiidi "Wool Dresses 54«98 Srlr* • i fV a j j •, * , , Imported Railroad Trains, 50<*_An" engine % \ I A reduced price on a big assortment of new styles—tailored that goes forward or backward, coal tender if jj I and drape models in Serge, Corduroy v Plaids and honeycomb. and. two passenger cars. A good size circular H Mr Choice of all the popular colors. We offer a complete size assort- track included. Of W ment at the sale price. ' .♦ '• .* Ir on Trains, $I.2s—Runs with heavy clock, 'HI U wort apparatus. A splendid figure 8 track -is 1 / I"* 2_!l/ v l7' IrSllrihiT I Jf*ACkCC#ptC T_Y Books, 50f—The assortment includes I J I dllCy 1 Ctl ly L/rCdbCd *p § •%J\J Grimm's Fairy Tales. Robinson Crusoe, Life of %\J Dainty creations" in Crepe de Chine, Net and silk, choice of W ashin S ton > Life of Lincoln, Mother Goose, • TP * the,newest Elegant embroidered and spangled effects Doll Go-Carts, * I.9s_Regular $2.50 carts, y are included. $7.5(1 is a less than regular price. '. • full collapsible, with steel, frame, reclining ' - - ' .*.*•* .. back, leatherette hood and rubber tire wheels. Long White Kid Gloves $2.50 vJ^_sj^ X \ M, R p , First quality, perfect, 16 button, . full Pique *" en S Dat " -KOD€'S 1^ white kid gJQves, in sizes sl'< -to 7%. They have X Jv' /X <f f\ a_f <^Sakx& "extra wide tops and 'are finished with Paris point ■?i'<3ss AL 1 \Jw *~"k •• ff|l| _} embroidery on the hack. ' ' tD X V : * M\\ ft M Our Famous <M 00 Gloves - ffl|H V " -ipl.Ul/ ' c*l. Ne.C style robes-,n a(| 1» '•#____»> popular' Roman .stripe irja- flißlfj^lo We are glad to announce tlie arrival of a big sup- /WneSS^Vf'?^ 4 MffKL terial—blue, "brown, red .or b*Jf • JiMi* nlv ordered especially for holiday, trade. The as- C<: ' ay l tripe , s - The >' are l v] ] X / i ■ , , i • ' * <>M/E& 60 lncries lopg and finished \\S\. 1' Ifl' sortment includes overseam sewn gloves in tan, 'v L!fl r< J with a long cord and tassel. H I lll' i^ brown, mode, gray, navy, white and black; plenty \T The s,zc assortment is com- M j j;. ! ; s of every size. The pique gloves are shown in tan, — . plete. * # . | 11|!t]|lU brown and white, the latter being finished with / M C 1 • a% m*\ r* three rows of black embroidery on the back. Best i OmOKUlg QJ J QC possible at the price—-? 1.00 pair* ' t Jackets • O # - # * . * * Our leading price "on smoking jackets in Specials m iea Aprons Aii-suk "SUES -i f r . ' Plenty of all sizes from 35 to 44. If you ca,re fl| Two special prices on new fresh D!LL„ to make your selection early, we will accept Snd floor ' de P artment sec " JKIDDOII small deposit, and balance on delivery. Wmllft 'JZn This extremely low price on . —t . Kk\\wsmli'f dainty Lawn aprons, with em- OZ\ \f 1 C"ll J D H_ fmwLtt br, t ! "r i ruf, v <\ m \ - vnckrx u ot , hers Yard oilk and Wool roplm vvltn edging of Madeira embroidery. * |[ \W^//^Mf^S\\ 2Qn A splendid assortment of sew- Every piece wortji 50c yard— One of the new features of our A« Off \\ml \i \i anc * tea a P rons - finished with some worth more. A.beautiful Silk Department. The width is 40 tdtJ 1w( 1 lace edging and medallions or em- assortment of colorings, plain inches, thread pure silk or t • v sjfr broidered in colors and white. Both or in combinations. Remember, pure wool. 'Choose from ivorf, Alice of the above mentioned lines are every yard pure silk, and the robin's egg blue, gendarme blue, old rose, samples—a great saving opportunity. width—sL> inches. terra cotta, silver gray, taupe, Wistaria, brown, ' navy and black. # " SANTA CLAUS CAN USE PARCEL POST Tou may write "Merry Christmas," "Please do not open until Christ mas," "Best wishes" and similar greet ings upon your parcel post packages, and you can insure for 5 cents a pack age worth $25. Theße are a few of the latest announcements made by Post master Charles W. Fay, who is urging all Uncle Sam's patrons to "mail early." The postmaster gives some interest ing directions of how to pack and wrap parcels, embracing everything from golf sticks to a toy dog. Here is some of the yuletlde advice: Umbrellas, canes, golf sticks, flshins rods and' similar articles should a fastened be tween boards slightly longer and wider than the articles inclosed. Hats in pasteboard boxes should he crated with wood unless packed in double corrugated BIG EATERS GET • KIDNEYTROUBLE Take Salts at First Sign of Bladder Irritation or ' Backache The American men and women must guard constantly against Kidney trouble, because we eat too much and all our food is rich. Our blood is filled with uric acid, which the kid neys strive to filter out; they weaken from overwork, become sluggish; the eliminative tissues clog and the re sult is kidney trouble, bladder weak ness and a general decline in health. When your kidneys feel like lumps of lead, your back hurts, or the urine is cloudy, full of sediment, or you are obliged to seek relief two cr three times during the night: if you suffer with sick headache or dizzy, nervous spells, acid stomach, or you " have rheumatism when the weather is bad, get from your pharmacist about /our ounces of Jad Salts; take a table spoonful in a glass of water before breakfast for a few days, and your kidneys will then act fine. This famous salts is m&de from the acid of grapes and lemon Juice, combined, «with llthia, and has been used for generations to flush and stimulate oJogged* kidneys; to neutralize the acids in the urine so it no longer is a source of irritation, thus ending Bladder disorders. Jad Salts Is inexpensive, can not in jure, makes a delightful effervescent lithia-water beverage, and beldngs in every home, because nobody can ma.ke a mistake by having a good kidney flushing at any time. —Advertisement. • lasteboard boxes, and must not exceed 72 inches in length and girth combined. Out flowers should be placed#n boxes of wood, tin or heavy corrugated pasteboard. Caudles in tbiu pasteboard boxes should be included In outer boxes of wood, tin or 'cor rugated pasteboard. Drawings or paintings when not flat should be rolled around a stout wooden stick and then carefully wrapped or included in a pasteboard tube. Shsr,p Instruments or other articles with *275 | For a Brand New || PLAYER PIANO —Ever hear of. such a price on a Perfectly New Player Piano? * •* That's Not All— I We u)ill refund every dollar of it any | time within six months if you are not | entirely satisfied. You be the sole judge * We mean every word of this. We will return f J ALL the money, take back the Piano and leave you without a single obligation. | If you want to buy a Player Piano, can you "p ass | up" this unequaled Bona Fide proposition? It's worth at least your earnest investigation. ■ f ' - : |-:. " APOLLO PLAYER PIANOS ~ I The marvel in the Piano World . 1 :; : $700 to $2400 ; 11 We are the manufacturers. MELVILLE CLARK PIANO CO. I 233 Post Street &Ta~ '•."'.'" H. J; CU3 T AZ, Gen'l Mgr. sharp comers or etrges should have the potm or edges well protected, so as to prevent dan age to other mall matter or Injury to en ployes. Articles of glass, crockery. Christmas toj easily breakable, glass framed pictures, etc should he carefully packed in boxes of metfy wood, leather or corrugated pasteboard, wlff sufficient excelsior, raw cotton or similar mat ter to prevent the contents from* coming i contact with any portion of the bos. Sue •>nrcels should be marked "fgABIU."