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CHILDREN TO MEET SANTA AT PARK Christmas Tree in Stadium and Elaborate Program Ar ranged for Tomorrow The postponed Christmas tree fes tival for the children of San Fran cisco, •which the rainy weather made it Impossible to hold Thursday, will be held at the stadium in Golden Gate park tomorrow afternoon. In the evening the big concert will be held at Lotta's fountain. At the park 25 trees surrounding the big Christmas tree brought down early in the week from Mendocino county will be decorated with 150 golden butterflies. Thirty thousand bags of candy, nuts and popcorn have been prepared to be given to the chil dren by Santa Clave. Arrangement has been made by Father Crowley of the Youths Directory for free trans portation for every child who goes to the directory to go to the stadium. SIXGERS TO PARTICIPATE Tlie members of the McKenzle Mu sical society and all other singers who are to participate in the celebra tion are to meet at ll':30 tomorrow at the north gate of the stadium and report to Director John W. McKenzie. The Christmas tree celebration will be preceded by an automobile parade that is to form in Fulton street at 12:30 o'clock. Parking space has been assigned for the machines at the stadium. San Francisco lodge No. 3, Benevo lent and Protective Order of Elks, will entertain 1,000 or more children Monday afternoon at a Christmas tree celebration and reception. Free streetcar transportation has been pro vided for all tlie children to and from the club building in Powell street. PRESENTS FOU CHILDREN There are to be many presents for the little visitors, which will be dis tributed by Santa Claus and his as sistants, and they will be entertained with music, songs, stories and selec tions by an orchestra. Moving pic tures will also be shown. In addition to a bdx of candy and f: ait and all the ice cream it can eat, <?a« h child will be given a box of 1 ■ n.jkerrhiefs, and each boy will re ceive: a ball and bat and each girl a Santa Claus will be portrayed by J. H. Harbour, Judge J. J. Van Nostrand end Harry McKenzie. Tlie annual Christmas festivities of tiie language federation, consisting of a bazaar and fair, will be held tomor i i-w evening ln the Turnvereln hall. zbtt Sutter street. Convicted Fagin in Court for Sentence Abraham Sales, convicted Fagin, will appear Monday before Judge I-awlor for sentence. A second hand dealer of 63t Pacifio street, he was convicted of reeclvlng stolen goods and of preventing the police from obtaining evidence against thieves. chief witness against him was r.oy Robinson, aged 24, who told how Sales had coached him as a burglar, purchasing his loot Robinson testi fied that be obtained his first lesson by reading "Raffles" at Sales' sug gestion. He confessed to 14 burglaries in San Francisco and two in San Jose. Association Formed For City Development Tlie City Planning association was temporarily organized yesterday aft ernoon at a meeting held in the St. Francis hotel. Its object will be di rected to the establishment of a city planning commission of seven mem bers, who will devise plans for the development of the city along the lines of the greatest beauty. A mass meeting of all the clvto organizations of Si n Franolsco will be held Janu nr M at the hotel, when permanent organization will be effected. Hundreds to Attend Waterways Convention Hundreds of delegates from the commercial bodies in the state and individuals interested in the develop, ment of waterways have signified their Intention to attend the internal waterways congress, which will be held in this city January 16-17 next, under the auspices of the Common wealth Club league of the state. It Is expected that every county in the state and every city of any size will be represented by a delegation. You Can Get $2.50 if You Return Her $20 This Is the notice posted by Miss Marian Hall, a young school teacher, *ti the San Mateo postoffice this morn ing. "I^>st—A twenty dollar gold piece. Finder please return to Miss Marlon Hall. Baywood avenue, and receive re ward." "Yes, I Intend giving $2.50 to the person who finds my gold piece," she •aid. "I believe it will be returned." ] Say Cafe Man Broke 2 a. m. Closing Law Martin Perish, waiter in a cafe at 419 O'Farrell street, was arrested at S a. m. today by Patrolmen J. B. Miles and M. Riordan on a charge of violat ing the state 2 o'clock closing law. The police said they saw five men and a woman drinking beer ln the cafe. Immigration Station On Alcatraz Urged The San Francisco Chamber of Com merce has sent a communication to Commissioner General of Immigration Caminetti strongly indorsing the proposition to change Alcatraz Island from a military prison to an immi gration station. STENOGRAPHER 26 WORDS SHORT OF WORLD MARK In an effort to excel the world's record for shorthand, held by hie father. Lasher B. Gallagher, 1867 Howard street, came within 26 words of the- record. Young Gallagher, who is only 19 years old, wrote 260 words in ono minute and read them back to Judge Sturtevant without making an error. His father's record for one minute, Without errors, la £84 wards, M j MRS. VAUGHN, MOTHER OF FIVE, WILL LECTURE ON "BETTER BABIES" Mrs. Kate B. Vaughn, who will lecture on the way to feed children. Pioneer in Movement to Tell Parents What and How to Feed Children CAROLINE KELLOGG Kate B. Vaughn, who will lecture on domestic science in San Francisco next week, is heartily in sympathy with the "better babies" movement, which is attracting wide attention at this time. Indeed, she is somewhat of a pioneer ln this movement. She has been speaking before mothers* clubs on the vital topic of properly feeding the child for more than a year. Out of her own experience ln pro viding the proper sort of nourishment for Aye hungry, happy children, and through much careful research and study along this line, Mrs. Vaughn has gathered a fund of valuable in formation in regard to foods which make for bodily and mental growth and development. Mrs. Vaughn says that she, like most mothers of large families, could write a good sized book of funny and Interesting stories about real things that have happened to her and her kiddles. She is a most devoted mother and loves to talk about her children, while they in turn are most affec tionately proud of their talented mother and her triumphs on the lec ture platform. Those who know Mrs. Vaughn in her home say that her home life is ideal. She is not at all the type of woman who is so extreme ly careful about her house being ab solutely spick and span and dustless that she makes life miserable for the rest of her family, especially the men folks. She believes that the end and aim of household efficiency is fric tlonless housekeeping, the sort that makes home the pleasantest, most de sirable place on earth to be. NO LOVE FOR SPOTLESS HOME "One of the clearest memories of my childhood and girlhood," she says. *1s a home where there was never a speck of dust, never a hat or a news paper lying around, never a piece of furniture out of its proper place, never a crumb of bread on the carpet, and incidentally never a place ln the house for the children to play. Is it to be wondered at that the sons of that home (there were no daughters) soon found other places than home in which to have their good times, and have not made the greatest success of their lives, or that the mother sits CONVICTS ELUDE POSSES IN MARIN Man Hunters Fail to Discover Trace of Men Who Es caped From Prison Posses are searching the canyons and hillsides ln Marin county for Frank Melville and James Hurley, the convicts who escaped Tuesday night from San Quentin. The fugitives are now armed and ready to give battle in case they ore cornered. Several farmers have seen the refu gees. Christmas night the home of Mrs. Koenig ln San Rafael was robbed of clothing, food and guns by tbe men. Other than these elusive clews nothing bas been seen or heard of the men. The white yawl stolen Wednesday from Greenbrae wharf, In which the men were believed to have crossed the bay, was found adrift yesterday in the bay. LECTURE ON IMMIGRATION Attorney G. C. Ringolsky will speak at B'Nai B'rith hall, 149 Eddy street, at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon on r "lmmijgraUon." THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL' AND POST, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27. 1013 alone in her c'.ean. shining house and wonders why her boys who have gone out into the world seem to care so little about coming back home? "Quite as clear and far more pleas ant is the memory of the home of an aunt of mine, who also has only sons. "It was a delightful old southern homestead, filled with handsome old mahogany furniture that would make a collector of antiques envious. But often one could write one's name ln the dust on this furniture. Couches and chairs were turned Into hat and coat racks when the boys came in, tables were littered with newspapers and books that were family favorites, and not only the boys of that home, but many of the youngsters of the neighborhood, felt that it was the dearest, happiest, homeiest place on earth. "Those boys, too, have gone out into the world and are filling with credit high and responsible positions, but whenever an opportunity presents itself to go back to tlie home nest they grasp it eagerly, and the mother knows that whatever interests may engage their time and thoughts their hearts are still in the old home." INSPIRATION FOR MOTHERS As Mrs. Vaughn talks of these things one can not help feeling that she is just the type of mother and that hers is that kind of a home. Wholesome, clear eyed and sweet voiced, she never falls to win friends, not only for herself, but for her ideas and theories as to what the home life ought to be. She never fails to im press women with the Importance of their work as homemakers, and many a woman has been Inspired by her earnestness and enthusiasm to take up what has seemed to her a mo notonous and uninteresting task and. putting into It her very best thought and effort, has made of her housework a far more interesting and fascinating employment than she had ever imag. ined it could be. Mrs. Vaughn does not advance the idea that it is all smooth sailing and that there are no difficulties to be en countered and triumphed over. Rather she inspires women with some of her own dauntless spirit, inherited from pioneer ancestors, and hips them to feel that the conquering of difficulties and the solving of the hard problems only serve to give the work a higher dignity and a deeper meaning. BLACKMAIL OF ACTRESS FOILED Dorothy Mac Vane Traps Man in Rome; Compromising Publicity Threatened ROME, Dec. 27.—An attempt to blackmail Dorothy Mac Vane, the American prima donna, recently sus pected of being a spy, has just been foiled. A man named Innocenza Cicala, posing as a newspaper correspondent, visited Miss Mac Vane ln Toronto and told her he had been ordered to send out a compromising story of her ad venture. He offered to suppress the story for a certain price. After con sulting a lawyer the singer invited Cicala to call again. When he re turned he was trapped and arrested. Tbe manager of the opera company has added to Miss Mac Vane's troubles by seizing her costumes, jewelry and furs because of her alleged breach of contract ln failing to appear. ARION SOCIETY SOCIAL Maintaining a custom set in 1888 the Arion society w ill celebrate New Year with a family social in the hall of the German house at Turk and Polk streets. The celebration feeglns at % .o'clock, 1,000 IDLE MEN PUT TO WORK BY CITY Jobless Throng Gets Employ ment Cleaning Up Grounds at Public Buildings Five hundred formerly unemployed men today started work cleaning the ground around the new city and county hospital. Another 500 will work through the afternoon. By night 1,000 men, who yesterday were clamoring for work, will have earned $1.50 for four hours work. Superintendent Wollenberg of the Relief home will have six hours work for 250 men Monday. These men will be paid $2 for six hours work, in ad dition to receiving a good dinner. Today there were 2,542 names on the registration list at the Co-oper ative Employment bureau. A thou sand men registered Christmas day. The organization of the unemployed was taken up last, night by the Labor council. President Gallagher sub mitted a report showing what had been done by the city to' meet the problem. Money to open headquar ters and hire a clerk was voted. A committee was appointed to devise way of organizing and will report next Friday. Jews Will Observe Fete of Chanukah The Jewish festival of Chanukah, which commemorates the rededication of the temple of Jerusalem following the battle of the Maccabees, will be celebrated Monday evening. The serr iees will be held in B'nai B'rith hall. 149 Eddy street, under the joint aus pices of women's committees of the B'nai B'rith and the Leo N. Levi youths' auxiliary. Traditional rites of the Chanukah festival will be portrayed by the com mittee and the youths' auxiliary, in cluding special music, prayer and the lighting of the sacred Chanukah lights. The committee of arrangements in cludes Miss Tetta Marks, chairman; Mrs. Hilda W. Kerske, Miss Rebecca Marks and Miss Bertha Wolff. California Traction Systems Now Famous Electric traction systems in Cali fornia are of world wide fame, es pecially the systems of the transbay cities, according to J. Sayers and J. Dalziel, two electrical engineers of London, who are in San Francisco to study railway transportation meth ods. At the Palace hotel this morn ing they said that the Midland rail way, operating from London to South end, would soon be electrified. * NEW YEAR VESPER SERVICES New Tear vesper service will be held by the Young Women's Christian association at 1249 O'Farrell street at 4 p. m. tomorrow. Short talks will be made by Miss Mitchell, Miss Korn and Miss Gordon. Miss Susie A. Ward is soloist. LITTLE HOPE FOR SOLDIER Little hope is held out at the cen tral emergency hospital for the re covery of Private Paul J. Lehman of the Sixteenth Infantry, stationed at the Presidio, who was injured last night by a Union street car at Pierce and Union streets. SCOTTISH THISTLE CLUB The San Francisco Scottish Thistle club will hold its thirty-second an nual hogmanay supper and ball Wednesday evening at Knights of Pythias hall, 115 Valencia street. RESINOL CURED AWFUL ITCHING IN ONE NIGHT New York. April 26. "The skin on my hand got red and rough. It itched and I began to scratch it. It itched so that sometimes I could not sleep all night. I was suffering very much. 1 used salve and , but they did not seem to help me. This went on for six or seven months. Then I tried Resinol Ointment and Resinol Soap. I used them one night, ln the morning, to my surprise, my hand was all well and the trouble has never re turned. This is the absolute truth."— (Signed) Miss Celia Kleinman. 61 Co lumbia St Nothing we can say of Resinol equals what others, such as Miss Kleinman, says of it It docs its work quickly, easily and at little cost If you are suffering from itching, burning skin troubles, pimples, blackheads, dandruff, ulcers, boils, stubborn sores or piles. It will cost you nothing to try Resinol Ointment (50c and $1.00) and Resinol Soap (25c). For trial size, free, write to Dept. 28-R, Resinol, Baltimore, Md. Sold by all druggists.—Advertisement DRS. STEELE & STEELE Tbe only exdualre licensed skis and fea ture specialists on tbe roast, correcting in •biped now*, outstanding ears, receding china, deep tears, pitting*, sagged faces, wrinkles, doable and thick lips, freckles, moles, superfluous balr. round oat hollow cheeks, temples, thin necks, arms, hands and all facial defects. sTaiefta ftemoved and the slanders s« * Xxnerimenters Corrected. Psntagss Theater Building. 935 MARKET STREET Bows: 8 to 6; Sunday, 10 U U Phoas Kearny Hit ( !>A^rWw*«»^»^V*W*wS*»ArV**> " — "atarrh: >OFTHC J bladder; RillBn.li j 24 Hours; Each c bears the (m I n VI < f ■■ *ame4wr Whoa! You Drymohippus Ancient Kiddies Rode 'em WHO wouldn't be a child ln the Miocene age? This 1b what the kiddies of 10,000 centu ries ago had instead of the prosaic hobby horse of today: The parahippus mourning!—a three toed horse the size of a mountain sheep. The drymohippus—a toy pony the size of a fox. So says Prof. J. C. Merriam of the department of paleontology of the University of California. From a few teeth he has reconstructed CLEARANCE SALE Of All Odd Styles, Discontinued Styles and Taken-in-Exchange Pianos and Player Pianos! Begins Monday Morning at 9 o'Clock WE will offer on Monday morning player pianos, pianos, cabinet piano players at most excep tionally low prices for quick selling. Be on hand Monday if you want an instrument. There will be many new and used baby grands, player pianos and pianos in mahogany, fumed oak and Circassian walnut. Every instrument not in our regular 1914 line will be closed out at once, j Reduced New Pianos and Player Pianos A wide assortment of various makes will be marked ARD NEW PIANOS will be closed out. For down to close out these lines. In addition, all sam- example, four (4) NEW KNABES, odd style, pie pianos and player pianos of the new 1914 styles brand new, will be sold at only $445 each, will be included at the low prices. , Other standard makes for less. Terms to suit your Also all odd and discontinued styles of STAND- convenience. L Reduced Used and Exchanged Instruments ' Our remarkably large Christmas business in respect. All are marked down for quick disposal, player pianos brought us some of the finest Also a number of instruments returned from rental "little-used" pianos from the best homes in will be sold off at bargain prices. No matter how California. Many are as good as new in every much or little you wish to pay —visit our store. > ' - ' i \ Tj These few prices give no idea of the real bargains we are now offering. Unless you see the instruments themselves you can not appreciate these remarkable values. All lists of pia no prices look much alike—but these used pianos will look DIFFERENT when you SEE them and their prices together. ■■ ■ ■ . . I Pianos Pianos Player Pianos Fischer Upright $185 Kohler & Chase Upright $235 Ariola Player Piano $280 Wheelock Upright $180 Ricca Upright $195 Technola Player Piano $365 McCammon Upright $90 A. B. Chase Upright $280 Fischer Player Piano ... . $440 Geo. Steck Upright $190 Royal Upright $165 p payer, ayer piano Fischer Upright $200 Russell Upright $175 £~ Schubert Upright $165 Sample Upright $220 Weser Upright $260 Sample Upright $235 Sam P lc Pla y er P,an * $375 Andrew Kohler Upright $210 Sample Upright . : $245 Sample Player Piano $440 Curtaz Upright $185 Starck (Circassian Walnut).. $365 Kohler & Chase Player Piano. .$445 ' x fflßmt Terms to Suit Your Convenience ° ut f IOWB 1M " M " - kohlei: <v \: i 1 * pieaiNC fend full infortykUiMi yoiw HjgPjgjgj B OAKI. Wn STORK _ . _ \ddrc«s j | 26 O'Farrell Street : 2rt 0'l"Hrr«'ll xrfft ———————————— sun i< s rnn«-iN«-o, Cal. Owned and Occupied by Kohler & Chase the forgotten beasties. The teeth were found in the famous Rancho la Brea asphalt beds, which trapped animals and birds in the days when the world was young, all for the instruction of moderns. Eleven other varieties of equlnes have been put together again by the same process by Professor Merrlam. Some have toes and some have claws and some have wings, but all are akin to the horse and zebra of today. RARE PICTURE FOR INSTITUTE OF ART Robert Henrt's 'Lillian has been secured by Edgar Walter for the San Francisco Institute of Art. and the few critics who have seen the paint ing are delighted with it. Director Robert H. Fletcher and Prof. F. J. Van Sloun of the art in stitute are loud in tr.etr praises of the painting. It is said to be one of the best studies of its kind in the city. The picture is typical of the world famous artist It is big, bold, direct and its technique is fresh and spon taneous. 1 The painting is that of a young wom&flwho chanced to come into the studio of the artist. She aroused tlie interest of Henri who asked her to pose. The painting was done in three hours. Henri has come into international fame within the last 10 years on ac crt , -- , of the boldness of his oan >u«s and the originality of his ideas. Stops Fight and Is Fired on by Slugger Harry Glassman, 496 Bartlett street, attempted to prevent Thomas Har|ey from beating up an old man at Sev enth and Bryant streets early today, and as a result Hanley fired a shot at Glassman. The bullet went wild and Hanley was caught after a short chase by the police. LADY CURZON'S DOWER $1,343,160 By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Dec. 27.—The sum of $1,343,160 is to be turned over to the new trustees of the fund created by the late Levi Z. Leiter of Chicago and Washington, as a marriage dower for his daughter, Mary V. Leiter, when she became Lady Curzon. ac cording to a report of tho account made by the district auditor in the district supreme court. Tho income on the total settlement, siy.e the marriage in April, 1895, to December 22 last, is shown to have aggregaotod $903,916. The accounting was made necessary by the resignation of the original trustees and the substitution in their places of two others. The original marriage settlement was $700,000 and when Lady Curzon's father died the fund was increased by an additional cash payment of $1,000, --000. Payments have been made to the beneficiaries as follows: To Mary V. Curzon, before her death, $394,250; to George Nathaniel, Earl Curzon, $162,210, and to the Earl as guardian for his three children, $320, --294. CHRISTMAS BANQUET The University of California club held its annual Christmas banquet last night at its clubrooms. 212 Stock ton street. Nearly 100 members and guests were present.