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DRYDOCK FOR S.F. BAY IS ASSURED ; Daniels Recommends Gigantic I Structure and Union Iron | Works Ready to Build It San Fraactsco will have one of the largest (irydocks la the country, JS capable of caring for the largest 1 ' dreadnoughts in the United States ... navy. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels has recommended the con ' st ruction of this gigantic structure, costing $2,600,000, and as soon as con gress approves, work 'Will begin. This dock, which will care for the huge battleships of Uncle Sam's navy ~ which will be stationed here after r the completion of tha Panama canal, will be located at- the Union Iron f works on San Francisco bay, just ' aouth of' this city. The house committee did net favor ably consider this plan when it was first suggested by Secretary of the Navy Meyerß of the Taft administra tion more than a year ago, but since then the navy has lost through col lapse the huge drydock at Pearl har bor Honolulu, Favorable action, it Is said, is now assured. President Mc- Gregor of the Union Iron works says he is prepared to begin work as soon as the contract is signed. Federal officers declare the dock Is necessary and should be finished • when the Panama canal is opened. . McGregor, however, states that it will take two years to construct the dock. Heir to Estate Sues For $50,000 in Stock Mrs. O'ivia Charlton Richards to da> filed suit against Mrs. E. Baker, executrix of the estate of the late R. H. McDonald Jr., son of "Vinegar Bitters" McDonald, to recover from Mrs Baker $50,000 In shares of oil. sugar and copper stocks which she declares McDonald held In trust for her. Mrs. Richards, who Is a step daughter of McDonald, alleges that she holds a written document setting forth that the stock is in a safety de posit box at the Crocker bank and held in trust. McDonald died Sep tember 23 last and Mrs. Richards al leges that Mrs. Baker, as executrix of the estate, removed the property and refused to turn it over to her. Bandit Lopez Is Alive Yet in Mine BINGHAM, Utah, Dec. B—Rafael Lopez, the Mexican bandit who al ready, has taken six lives, is alive in the Utah Apex mine, and Is closely pressed by a searching party of 12 men. News of another battle with the crafty Mexican is momentarily ex pected. ■ * — y Evidence that Lopez is alive and .'dose by were found by the party In ,«lope No. 5 leading off from the Andy tunnel shortly after midnight this morning. On the floor of the slope was a quilt, a crash towel cov ered with soot and some pieces of burlap with which the Mexican had bound his feet. West Quits Frisco to Make Way for Probe ST. DOUIS, Mo.. Dec. B.—Judge San born in the United States district "ourt today announced the resigna tion of Thomas H. West as one of the receivers of the Frisco railroad and that he had appointed J. W. Lusk of St. Paul to succeed him. West askel to be relieved because of in vestigations which Judge Sanborn may have to undertake of Frisco af fairs as a result of the interstate commerce commission inquiry here last month. West explained that he did not want to embarrass the court by remaining as receiver. Threatened Suicide; Daughter Left Home Frightened by her father's threats to commit suicide, Miss Viola Flynn fled from home at 1601 Hyde street, according to the complaint for main tenance filed by Mrs. Mary E. Flynn against John J. Flynn, an accountant. Mrs. Flynn says that her husband's boisterous conduct and threats to kill himself caused their daughter to leave their home and resulted In her own mental and physical illness. Police Urged to Find Three Missing Persons Additional descriptions of the three persons reported missing last week were Bent out today by the police in an effort to find them. The missing ones are Frank W. McEwan, a real estate man: Mrs. E. L. Favor, a wealthy widow, who disappeared December 3, wearing many valuable diamond rings, and Bert E. Hartman, aged 20, a real estate collector of 113% Bartlett street. Heirs to Cole Estate Oppose Distribution ST. LOUIS, Dec. B.—Demurrers were filed by Frederick N. Judson, Dr. Er nest H. Cole and Nathan Cole Jr. to a petition filed by other heirs to the $1,000,000 estate of the late Nathan Cole, asking that the trust agreement be terminated and the estate distrib uted, were sustained today by Judge Withrow. The petitioners were Rich ard H. Cole and his sisters, Mrs. Hal lie Cole Hebert of Los Angeles, Cal. John D. Saves Old Lady From Snowstorm CLEVELAND, Dec. B.—John D. Rockefeller prevented Miss Frances Twitt, -75 years old, of 1769 East Nine ty-seventh street from walking home ward through this morning's blinding snowstorm by persuading her to ride with him in his motor car after the services at Euclid Avenue Baptist church. Citrv* Pair at Vtaalla. Dee. 4 (o 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 D« tfcinber 15.—Advertisement, * GIVES UP CLUB LIFE TO STUDY METHOD OF TEACHING DEFECTIVE Prominent Society Woman to Take University Course in Social Science to Qualify as Instructor of Poor Children Because of her interest in child welfare and her desire to teach crippled children of the poor. Mrs. Georgia Shaw Trowbridge, prominent club woman of Jordan Park, San Fran cisco, has given up temporarily club' and society to at j tend the Univer sity of California, j where she is reg j istered as a fresli | man in the college of social sciences. She is taking the prescribed amount of work for stu dents in this di vision, and, to at tend her 8 o'clock recitations, has to leave Ban Fran cisco at 6:30 o'clock in the morning. She hopes to take her degree In 1917. After that there will be another year for*a teach er's certificate, and Mrs. Trow bridge will then consider herself able to go about her cherished life work. She plans to teach defective children according to the principles of the Montressorl school. For years Mrs. Trowbridge has been active in club work. She is iden tified with the Forum club and the Charming aux iliary, San Fran cisco. During the next four years, however, she will be able to devote very little of her time to pursuits outside of her col lege studies. Indeed, she has to utilize every spare moment for her studies, as her husband. H. O. Trowbridge, who Is a well known real estate dealer in San Francisco, agreed to let his wife go to college only on the condi tion that she still devote her even ings to him. 80, any one stepping into the living room of the home at 125 Common wealth avenue of an evening would never know that Mrs. Trowbridge had perhaps an examination or two to take the next morning at the university. Mrs. Trowbridge 1 s a California girl, the daughter of pioneers. Her father, George Shaw, was the first boy born In Plac erville. Mrs. Georgia Shaw Trowbridge, leader and active in women's club work, who will qualify at Uni versity of California as a teacher of defective children. JAIL DOOR OPENS TOO TWO PENMEN Continued From Page 1 pets the men who are responsible for the alleged crookedness in getting the two important acts submitted un der the referendum. Barron was not taken until detec tives had surrounded his house for | nearly two hours. Occupants of his apartment gave the information that he was not in, but after waiting for two hours the detectives obtained in formation that Barron was in the J house hiding. One of the detectives started to break in the door, and Bar ron attempted to escape through a rear window. He was taken Into cus tody as soon as he reached the ground. The greatest secrecy has marked the investigation of the district attor ney's assistants in the case. A pri vate office located far from the hall of justice was used as headquarters. Those on the inside of the Investi gation declare that the forgeries were made In the headquarters of the op ponents of the red light abatement act. They maintained quarters in the Bank of Italy building and the Phe lan building. MANY FALSE SIGNATURES It has been alleged that the petition, which contained 10,000 signatures more than the 20,000 necessary to carry it, had at least 6,000 forged names upon it. It is said that these were placed on the petition at the in stigation of men who had been em ployed by the redlight district and gave a large fund to defeat the bill. Men who were employed In the cir culation of the petition are said to have Informed the district attorney's office of the fraud. After months of exhaustive Investigation, It is said, these men finally weakened and con fessed, involving in their sworn state ments the names of men who are prominent In this city. For some time these petitions have been under examination by hand writing experts. A special detail of detectives has been employed to check up on the signers of the petition. Among the names that are said to have been forbed is that of Fred L. Hilmer, the supervisor. RESIDENT OF KENTFIELD FOR 50 YEARS IS BURIED SAN Dec. B.—The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Treanton. widow of the late Captain Paul Treanton, was held this morning at St. Anselm's church. Mrs. Treanto was' 83 years old and had lived with her husband in Kentfleld for nearly a half century. The surviving children are Mrs. Charles Caulter, Paul, Pauline and Elizabeth Treanton. THE SAN FRANCISCO CAM, MONDAY. DECEMBER 8, 1913 FIGHT ON JORDAN STARTS TONIGHT Continued From Page 1 and Dr. George Morton, when called in police court before Judge Shortall this morning, had their cases post poned until tomorrow, at which time all three defendants will enter pleas. According to Attorney Ward the fl¥st blows of the crusade this week will be directed at the Jordan mu seum, 986 Market street, a wax works mess like the two places closed, but which has the distinction of operating under a license. The police commission will be asked to revoke the Jordan license at the meeting tonight, and some of the show cases seised Saturday will be pro duced as evidence. GRAND JURY TO ACT With the opening of the third week of the war against quackery through out California the grand jury, will be given a hand in the game. Ward will go before the grand jury at its meeting Thursday night with several victims of quacks, who have been virtually robbed, according to the affidavits in the hands of the med ical board. Three indictments are expected, and the board plans to rush the cases through the superior court with such dispatch that the quack doctors who have not been shown up already in the present expose will know what is coming to them. Italian Deputy Is Wounded in Duel ROME, Dec. B.—Signor Gambarotta, a member of the Italian chamber of deputies, was wounded today in a sword duel with Signor de Felice, a fellow member of the chamber. The quarrel grew out of a debate in par liament. In spite of the prominence of the principals, they were arrested. There is Only One "Bronto Quinine" That I* Laxative Bromo Quinine U*od the World Over to Owe a Oold in One Dmy Always remember the full name. Look fDsi 0 for the signature ou every box. 25c. ■(jft m g)}>'l^ r * WILL SET GO-TO CHURCH DAY TODAY Committees From All Denom inations Meet This After noon to Start Campaign To make final arrangements and to name a day to be known as "Go to church day" the seven committees from the various ecclesiastical de nominations of the city will meet In the Y. M. C. A. at 2 o'clock this after noon. The complete committees are as follows: Presbyterian—Rev. W. K. Howe, chairman; C. S. Canner and J. M. Mc- Elhlnner. Baptist—Rev. J. A. Sutherland. Congregationalists—Rev. George, A. Charnock. Methodist—W. C. Poole, chairman; J. F. Wilson and J. F. Troxell. Lutheran—Rev. H. S. Veix. Evangelical—J. Weirlch, chairman; E. Biechoff and J. Kliphard. Episcopal—George H. Hooke and W. M. Young. TO START CAMPAIGN Beginning today the campaign for a "Go to church day" In San Francisco, as proposed by The Call, will be ac tively inaugurated with the indorse ment of the entire clergy of the city. The idea of a "Go to church day" is not new. It has been tried in other cities with noteworthy success. In Joliet, Denver and Los Angeles the results achieved by such a movement proved decidedly gratifying to its sponsors and It is believed that a similar result may be obtained in San Francisco. SPECIAL SERMONS As soon as the day has been named, which will be the principal object of today's meeting, the committees will proceed with the work in hand. Spe cial sermons will be arranged by the 'pastors of the various churches —ser- mons intended to appeal to all classes Those who are not regular church goers will be urged to attend some house of worship on "Go to church day." The slogan will be "Everybody go to church." Not necessarily any par ticular church, but the one of indi vidual choice. Part of the campaign will be in tention on the part of all the pastors to make everybody feel perfectly welcome. The members of the "Go to church day" committees are enthusiastic over The Call's idea and have pledged their unflagging support. Double Elopement Recalled by Will Presentation for probate of the will of Miss Eliza Lander West, who leaves a $10,000 estate at Menlo Park, today recalled the elopement and double marriage of Miss West's sisters, Louise and Sarah, who married, respectively, George and Samuel Pullman, sons of the late George Pullman, founder of the Pullman Car company. Miss West/s will names her nephew, Frederic L West, as executo rwithout bond, but in the petition for probate filed today by Attorney J. W. Wright West retires in favor of his aunt, Anna L McDonald. Miss West's sis ters, who are widows, are living at Menlo Park, and, it is understood, are drawing an income from the Pullman estate. Church to Inquire Into Wheatland Riots At the instance of Rev. Ray F. Car ter, acting pastor of the First Congre gational church of Oakland, the church will appoint a committee to Investi gate the Wheatland Hots. This will be the first time a California church has entered this sort of investigation field. The action follows Impassioned ad dresses in the church yesterday by Miss E. Pollock of the Workers' De fense league and Edward Morgan, attorney representing the Imprisoned men. Doctor Carter suggested that the church investigate, and the motion was carried. New Architect for Oakland Auditorium Complete plans for the municipal auditorium of Oakland were put into the hands of Walter J. Matthews through an ordinance passed by the Oakland city council this morning. Matthews will supersede Supervising Architect A. J. Donovan, whose w.ork called forth criticism and protest from civic and Improvement clubs be cause the money he had expended was greatly In excess of the original appropriation of $500,000. Bishop Hughes and Wife Hurt by Auto NEWTON, Mass., Dec. B.—Bishop Hughes of California and his wife were badly shaken up and bruised yesterdiy when their closed carriage was struck and overturned by an automobile. It was the bishop's birthday and he, with Mrs. Hughes, was on the way to a reception by the Newton Center Methodist Epis copal church, where he held his first pastorate. Wants U. S. to Find Alleged Eloping Tailor District Attorney Arthur M. Free of Santa Clara county requested the United States district attorney today to search for James Tracey, a San Luis Obispo tailor, who is charged with violating the Mann act. It is alleged Tracey deserted his wife and three children to elope with a Mrs. Burdette of Mountain View, and that the pair have gone to Honolulu. 2 KILLED WHEN CAR STRIKES MACHINE Stockton Women and San Francisco Man in Fata! Accident STOCKTON, Dec. B.—Mrs. J. E. At kinson and her daughter. Miss Myrtle Atkinson, were killed, Mrs. Ressie Atkinson was injured and Galen Wolf, a San Francisco commission mer chant, was painfully bruised when their automobile was struck by a Central California traction car at a crossing at 4 o'clock yesterday after noon. The automobile and car were travel ing at a high rate of speed when the collision occurred. The driver of the auto observed the approach of the car too late to avert the accident, which took place at one of the most danger ous crossings in the vicinity. OFFICER LOSES ARM PORT TOWNSEND, Dec. B.—Lieuten ant Joseph W. McNeil, coast artillery corps, at Fort Casey, while out hunt ing yesterday lost his arm by the accidental discharge of his shotgun. His condition is serious. GIRLS WILL AID CHARITY SAN JOSE. Dec. 8. —Numerous pretty girls of this city have volun teered their services for the Elks' charity show December 19. when a vaudeville entertainment will be given in the Victory theater. STEAMER BREAKS SHAFT SAN DIEGO, Dec. B.—Advices from Tia Juana say the Mexican steamer Victoria of the Naviora del Pacific line has broken her shaft and Is' wal lowing In the sea 35 miles south of Point Do ma. A tug has been sent to her relief. WAR AGAINST PROHIBITION SANTA ROSA, Dec. B.—Commencing this week, grape growers of this county will hold district conventions and nominate delegates to a conven tion which will meet here in January to formulate a plan to protest against the suppression of the liquor traffic at the election next November. SCHOONER IS DERELICT SEATTLE, Dec. B.—The waterlogegd schooner Aloha, abandoned by her crew on Destruction island, was picked up yesterday by a tug. MAY ATTEND CITRI7S FAIR VISALIA, Dec. B.—Sunday's attend ance at the Tulare county citrus fair, which began last Thursday, was the largest in the history of the event, 4,000 persons passing the gates. COPETTES VISIT CAFES LOS ANGELES, Dec. B.—Policewomen yesterday visited a cafe as guests for the purpose of obtaining evidence. It is charged that the place has been selling liquor to young girls. INTERSTATE HEARING SACRAMENTO. Dec. B.—Special Ex aminer Hart of the interstate com merce commission is here today hear ing testimony in the cases invoi-lng the shipments of deciduous fruits. CONCERT IN STATE PRISON SACRAMENTO, Dec. 8. —Folsom pris oners were yeserday given a two hour musical recital by the McNeill club of this city. At its conclusion the con victs sang "The Star Spangled Ban ner" and gave three cheers for Acting Warden Smith. • RISE IN LOBSTER PRICES LOS ANGELES, Dec. B—As the re sult of the effects of the recent storm, which denuded 35 fishing camps of their gear and destroyed many traps, it is predicted the price of lobsters along the California coast will ad vance during the next week. VOTERS RECALL SOCIALISTS ARLINGTON, Wash., Dec. B.—Final returns of the recall election held here Saturday for the purpose of re organizing the school board show that the two socialist members have been unseated by a majority of 133, The two men were accused of support ing a seditious teacher by refusing to dismiss him for teaching that the sa lute to the flag was a "lie" and "stuff." Twelfth Infantry to Arrive Wednesday The Twelfth Infantry will he trans ferred from the. Presidio of Monterey to the San Francisco presidio Wed nesday afternoon. At the same time the First Cavalry will leave the local post for its future station at Mon terey. San Francisco will thus have three regiments of infantry, the Sixth. Sixteenth and Twelfth, form ing the Eighth brigade, commanded by Brigadier General Ramsey D. Potts. The transfer, planned by the war department six months ago, will be of great tactical importance. AIi)NE For its absolute correctness of con struction —For the perfect control of tone and touch—For its inspiring dignity of design—For the studied attention to the smallest detail that provides for artistic interpretation of the world's greatest composer—The Apollo Player Piano stands alone, unequaled*—The Solo Device—The Human Touch and Self-Starting Metronome Motor are exclusive fea tures of this wonderful Human Player Piano —You do yourself an injustice if you do not examine the Apollo Player Piano before purchas ing. Convenient Monthly Payments. Apollo Player Piano HARRY J. CURTAZ, General Manager 233 POST STREET above Grant Aye., S. F. ■ P. S. Suppose it does cost a little more. " * ji BARD LUCK FOR JOHN ;| <3>4H> ij FALLS 60 FEET ij <$>♦<♦> j! Injuries Are Nomeroiis What happened to John ; Manuel, a visitor, this ; morning: Rolled 60 feet off Telegraph hill Into the Sansome ,street quarry. Narrowly escaped death. Scalp lacerated. Forehead cat. W r rtst wrenched. Right hip contused. Skull fracture (possibly). Minor Internal Injuries. Manuel was. taken to the har !| bor hospital, where he occupied !; the attention of the staff for i! some time. Hostile Congregation Charter Special Train To Escape Own Church Faction Opposed to Rev. Mr. Good speed Travels to Concord—De mand Division of Property Rather than sit and listen to the preaching of Rev. F. L. Goodspeed, for whose resignation they have worked with no success for some months, the members of the dissatisfied faction of the church yesterday engaged a spe cial train and attended worship at the Presbyterian church in Concord, directed by Rev. Graham Lee, pastor. As further proof of their dissatis faction with Goodspeed, the minority members have arranged a series of weekly services to be held every Tuesday evening, beginning tomor row, at the Young Men's Christian as sociation, conducted by Dr. Hugh W. Gilchrist, head of the bible school in San Francisco, for the benefit of those who object to hearing Doctor Good speed preach. Burnt Cork Bandits Rob Patrons in Saloon Wearing a burnt rork disguise, the trio of masked bandit, 1 ? who for two weeks have been committing robberies in the Mission, North Beach and Rich mond districts, early this morning held up the Rio Grande saloon, 651 Third street, obtaining $180 from pro prietor and patrons. The robbers failed to find $80 on Edward Mitchell, a patron, although taking small change from him. The robbers locked the proprietor, Daniel Morrison, In the room after completing their work. The police were notified after he suc ceeded in breaking out of the build ing. White House Bridal Couple Reach London LONDON, Dec 8. —Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Sayre arrived at Padding ton station shortly before dawn yes terday after an all night Journey from Plymouth. The Sayres remained in their compartment until 8 o'clock, at which time Ambassador Page arrived at the station and greeted the bridal couple and escorted them to his resi dence at 6 Grosvenor square, where they will be his guests during their visit In London. Montgomery Ward Dies; Father of Mail Orders CHICAGO. Dec. B—Montgomery Ward, multimillionaire merchant and originator of mall order houses, died yesterday at his' home in Highland Park. He was 70 years old. Mr. Ward rose from an apprentice In a stove factory at a wage of 25 cents a day to the presidency of the $40, --000,000* concern which bears his name. Pneumonia was the immediate cause of Mr. Ward's death, although he had been In poor health as the result of a fall at Pasadena, Cal., some time ago. Ante-Nuptial Pact Is Shorn by Will SAX .IOSB. Dec. 8. —The late Mark Markovitz. a wealthy Oakland busi ness man, had a financial antenuptial agreement upon the marriage of his second wife, last summer, according to the terms of a will filed for pro bate today. For this reason the en tire estate, valued at $75,000, is left to his five grown children. Markovitz died of heart failure on Thanksgiving day. NOTICE To Telephone Subscribers It has been called to our attention that certain attorneys are soliciting from our subscribers authority to collect for their account any rebate of the charges now being made for telephone service in the City and County of San Francisco. These attorneys offer to make these collections from the Company for a certain stipulated compensation.* The amount in litigation, being th c difference between the rates collected and those specified in the ordinances, is being deposited in bank subject to check by the officers of the court. In the event that the Courts finally de termine that these ordinances, or either of them, are valid, the amount to which each subscriber is entitled, as found by the Courts, will be forwarded to him in full. It is unnecessary that any subscriber should employ an attorney for the purpose of making this collection. /2\ TDE PACIFIC TELEPHONE SA! AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY |m 3 F. W. EATON, Treasurer REVIVE PROJECT FOR OPERA HOUSE Boosters, Seeing New Hope, Will Unveirslo,ooo Model Wednesday The municipal opera project will be reopened Wednesday, when a black shroud that covers the unfinished model of Willis Polk on the main floor of the Merchants' Exchange will be unveiled with formal ceremonies by the board of supervisorsg, members of the San KYaneisco Music associa tion and many citizens. "It is believed that the obstacles can be overcome," is the statement of many interested in the establishment of a new home of music, and this opinion will be crystalized at the un veiling, where Supervisor Payot and others of the board will be present to participate in the discussions. Payot will invite the board this afternoon to view the model Wednesday. The model, which may be finished this afternoon after business hours, has attracted' much comment in the exchange. It represents an outlay of $10,000 in plans and preparation. It is three and a half feet high and three feet wide and may be illumi nated from the inside when finished. It stands on a big wooden pedestal. Senate to Look Into Importation of Meats WASHINGTON, Dec. B.—The sen ate today passed a resolution intro duced by Senator Cummins calling upon the department of agriculture to inform the senate whether the for eign meats are being imported into the United States without being forced to indicate the country from which it is shipped. Corbin, Continental Secretary, on Trial William Corbln, secretary of the Continental Building and Loan asso ciation, charged with making a false report to State Building and Loan Commission Walker, was placed on trial this morning before Superior Judge Lawlor. It is expected a jury will be obtained today. Attorney Bert Schlesinger is defending Corbln. HOLIDAY RUG SALE A SELECT ASSORTMENT OF 2500 GENUINE ORIENTAL RUGS At Actual Reductions of 25% to 40% All sizes and weaves are included. Prices Range From $6,50 Up DOMESTIC RUGS 2,000 WILTONS, BRUSSELS AND AXMINSTERS At Special Reduced Prices That Challenge Comparison Oriental or Domestic Rugs selected now will be de livered during Christmas week, if desired. W.& J.SLOANE 216-228 SUTTER STREET DIVORCE COURT NO PLACE FOR CHILD Judge Refuses to Hear Testi mony of 13 Year Old Girl; Says Call Husband "No 13 year old girl will be per mitted to artve testimony la a di vorce case In thla court unless It can be shown absolutely that no other testimony Is available."—-Judge Croth ers. Representing that the testimony of Norine E. Dannaher, 13 years old, was necessary to enable Mrs. Pearl Dan naher to secure a divorce from her husband, James C. Dannaher, a South ern Pacific railway employe. Attorney Samuel C. Bush called the little one' to the witness stand. Mrs. Dannaher already had testified to acts of cruelty on the part of her husband, and the child was brought in to corroborate her. "These acts occurred in the home." said Bush, "and there was no other witness." "Why don't you subpena the hus band himself and make him testify?" suggested Judge Crothers. "I believe that if every defendant in default di vorce cases we*e summoned to court It would end the exaggerated stories told on the witness stand." The judge continued the case till Griday for further testimony. Explains U. S. Plan to Lower Cost of Living NEW YORK, Dec. B.—Mrs. J. Bor den Harriman, vice president of the national industrial commission, ad dressed the forum of the Church of the Ascension yesterday on the gov ernment plan of investigating and re ducing the high cost of living. She said that President Wilson re cently recommended an appropriation of 1250,000 instead of $100,000 for the work of the commission, which is now tracing the cost of production of all Important food commodities. MAGNATE'S SON MARRIES CHBHALIS. Wash., Dec. B.—Arthur Wlnstock, son of the owner of a chain of moving picture theaters, has sur prised his father by marrying Miss Isla Robinson, a ticket seller. The. elder Wlnstock has wired Mb blessing.