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THE SOCIAL WORLD.
Sonic Entertainment Note_ or In terest to Society. Fohrer Veiein Fany-The D» Forest Dinner. Norton Serenade—Surprise en Park Av enue—Firemen's Party. The Sisters of the Holy Family will give a Christmas-tree festival to the children of the Day Homes in the art gallery ef the Me chanics' Pavilion this afternoon at J o'clock. On 'lhursday last a dejeuner was served by Mrs. X. G. Kittle and participated in by a dizen friends. The decorations were principally chrysanthemums. An elegant breakfast svas served and a most delightful time spent by all. A concert will he given at Mills College this evening. Those desiring to atteud should take the 0-o'clock boat from the city and Oakland local to Frultvale; thence by California BaOroad to College Station. A charming breakfast was given on Sat urday morning last by Mrs. John 0. lteis at ber residence, Cl»9 O'Farrell street. Six teen guests participated, and the appoint ments svere as tbey aie al all affairs held at that hospitable home. The Berlins svill dance this evening at Union-square Hal). A gcod attendance is expected. Mr. and Mrs. S. XL seymour gave a de lightful -'at home" in their parlors at the Kuss Douse last Thursday evening, and must charmingly entertained Quilo a num ber of their friends. I\> Chapter, Ko. 27, O. E. S.. will hold an installation and social this evening at Shiels Building. King Kalakaua attended the California Theater last evening as the guest of Mr. Harry Mann. The marriage of Miss Annie F. O'Keiil, youngest daughter of Mrs. Alfred Clarke, and Mr. Charles F. Geggus will tako place this afternoon at 2 o'clock at St Joseph's Church. A dainty Christmas entertainment is being prepared for the Bush-street Methodist Episcopal Church next Friday nijjht, en titled "A Children's Might." under the di rection of the author, Ella Mining Cum mins. "A Christmas Dinner " will be pre sented iv pantomime, in which I.ord Turkee aud Sir Cranlerree light a duel for the hand of Lady Mince Pie. __• De Forest Dinner. Mr. and Mrs. J. de Forest gave a very pleasant dinner party last Wednesday eveu lng iv honor of Mrs. de Lornie Uarliaugh of St. Paul, Minn. Covers were laid for twelve. The others present svere: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mariin, Mr. mid Mrs. 11. X. Tildeu. Miss Grace de Forest, Miss Viola Rogers. -liss Jean dc Finest, Mr. Clifford Rogers, aud Mr. Huber Tildeu. A i . mr.. ii.ri.iiiv Sorrnade. ~ A pleasant serenade and surprise was given ou Saturday evening to Mr. S. _. Norton of Ctrbett road aud his sister, Mrs Tay It r, wife of Mr. Wray Taylor, organist of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Honolulu, who is visiting her brother in this city. A very enjoyable evening was spent in music and dancing. A song sung in Ger man by Mrs. M. Schroder, assL-ted by Mrs. S. N. Norton, eutitled -Tne Waterfall," elicited great applause. After two hours cf dancing a splendid collation was served, ln resionse to rise toast of tlie eveniug Mr. Morion, in a ueat speech, said it was tue greatest surprise ho bad ever had. Among those pteseutwere: Mr. aud Mrs. S. K. Norton, Mrs. W ray Taylor, Mr. aud Mrs. Fretter, Mr. and Mrs. Schroder, Mr. and Mrs. Heyuian, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Xield, Mr. and Mrs. Davis, Mr. Ann Mrs. Veigiili, Mr. and Mrs. MaclKmald, Miss S ater. Miss Bichards, Mi_Northern, Miss Weissick, the Misses D. and V. Norton, Mr. Wiseman. Mr. Spicer, Mr. Wessick, Mi. Hosier, Mr. Preston, Mr. Cook, Mr. Banyier Davis. Mrs. Taylor svill sail on the steamer Aus tralia for her home ou January lid. i 1,.- !.<•< .. ii. ■■:; •.- Firemen's l.crepllun. A successful recepton was tendered to the Br.lherhood of Locomotive Firemen by the Young Ladies' Auxiliary of ii. of E. F., Eodge No. 111, en Tuesday evening, iv the hall ou the coruer of Sixteenth auu Valen cia .-irect.s. The haudsomely decorated ball was crowded. The entertainment commenced at 8:30 v o'clock, and svas lollosved by the service of supper and by daucing. The enjoyable entertainment comprised the following selections: Opening address, Mr. T. Man-ire; piano^solc. Miss Ida Beck; vocal duet, Miss Katie Smith and Miss Katie Flynn; readiug. Miss Hannuond: cor net solo, Mr. G. Heuter; piano solo, Mr. Good ridge; song. Miss de i'up: instru mental duet. Miss K. Smith and Miss Katie Flynn; recitation, Miss Hammond; cornet solo, Mr. Heuter, accompanied by Miss Bannon. Among those present were: Miss Alice Pope, Miss Kittie Smith, Miss Nellie Cas sidy, Miss Kate Flynn, Miss Lou Buttle, Miss Violet Buttle, Miss Manhire, Miss Ida Beck, Miss Lizzie Beck, Miss Kate Bannou, the Misses de Pup, Miss Hammond, Miss Smuherust, Miss Stella Rudolph, Miss liaui nioua, Miss Manhire, Miss Cole, Mrs. Beck, Mrv de i'up, Mr<. Smith; Messrs. Quackeu bush, Dwyer, Trlbble, Dews, Johnson, Mayne, Lange, Cole, Cassidy, Howard, ilunyon, Dougherty, Mills, Beck, Smith, Goi-dridge, Center, lope, William Beck. The officers ol the auxiliary are: President, Miss Lou Buttle; Treasurer, MUs Lizzie Beck; Secretary, Miss Violet Buttle; Organist, Miss Kiltie Smith. The Fohrer Verein Party. The Fohrer Verein gave its first invitation party iv Harmony Hall last Saturday even ing. Singing and dancing were indulged in un til a late hour in the morning. At midnight a supper svas served. Among those present were: Miss Gundo Aggeus, Miss Dora Hansen, Miss Aridina Christiansen, Miss Kate Lehiiiann, Miss Kate Hansen, Miss Mule Petersen, Miss Louise Petersen, Miss Sachan, Miss Dierks, Mr. Meinert Duer, Mr. Johu Jacobs, Mr. ""Volkert Fallings, Mr. Andres Godbersen, Mr. Ed. Jensen, Mr. Ernst Paulsen, Mr. Korens Satorius, Mr. John Mat>eu, Mr. Ed. Helmke, Mr. Th. Hiurichsen, Mr. Boy Han sen, Mr. I'hilipp Buyen, Mr. Anton Peters. Mr. Agnus Aggens. Mr. Stolley, Mr. Th. NUsen and Mr. and Mrs. Meinert Riewelts. The Pacific I.mice Party. Pacific Lodge, No. 815, Knighls and Ladies of Honor, had a pleasant party last eveniue at L'nion-square Hall. There was the usual good attendance. Blum's Orchestra furnished the music from tlie grand march, led by Mr. A. X. Grant and Mrs. George J. Vincent, to the medley, shortly alter midnight. Messrs. J. Hull and Fred Grant ably managed the floor. The enjoyable affair was given under the ausiiiccs of the following committee: Mrs. M. E. Pearl, Mrs. L. Keunison, Mrs. ]_ W. Dexter; Messrs. George J. Viueeut, A. N. Grant and J. Hull. Surprise Party In Oaklnnd. OnSatuiday evening the friends of Miss Matlie Hollywood of Oakland tendered her a surprise party. Singing, dancing and g»me« made the evening pass away ouickly. Mr. Willie Hollywood and Miss Mary Holly svood sang pleasingly some of tlieir duets. Among tiie guests were: Miss Mattie P. Hollywood, Miss May Hollywood, Miss Jen nie Hollywood, Miss Lulu Hollywood, Miss Lillie Goodwin, Miss Lulu Goodwin. Miss M. Keating. Mrs. Hollywood, Miss Har rington, Miss Lynch ot Oakland; Miss Ella Fletcher, Miss Annie Tillson, Miss E. Waite, Miss J. McAlpine of San Francisco; Masters W. Fletcher, Francis Johnson, -San Francisco; W. Goodwin,W. Hollywood, W." Lynch, J. Harrington, Oakland; F. Blakeslee, G. Benett, H. Wade, K. Smith, E. Fischer, F. Fischer, San Francisco; Frank Miller, Fruitvale; Mr. J. Hollywood, Oak land ; Mr. Usinger, Alameda. Surprise Party on Park Avenue. A very enjoyable surprise party was given by the members of the National Club and of the San Francisco Athletic Club to one of their members, Mr. Philip J. Dicz, last Sat urday evening. The members, accom panied by ladies, assembled at the residence of Mr. Dip**, 10- Park avenue, at 8 o'clock. A number of members of the Natianai Club were present with their Chinese band to enliven tlie sit-in-. After Mr. Dicz had recovered from the surprise be made a neat speech, thanking his friends for their kind ness. An adjournment was taken to the ball of the San Francisco Athletic Club, where dancing, recitation and song became in order. After the dancing, about midnight, an ex cellent supper wa» served, svhicli reflected great credit upon the caterer. Those to whom belongs the credit of the ar rangements of the pleasant affair are: Messrs. K. D. Bennett, A. Diez, G. Maloney, Miss Kate De-ekcr, Miss Mary Sullivan and Miss Mary McDonald. Excellent music was furnished by Mr. McSorley, Mr. Gos liner and J. Thomas. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Puilip J- Die/:, Senator and Mrs. James liult, Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas, M*-.'i'ii -Irs. Frank Clark, Mr. and Mrs. * Z. T. Whitten, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bendiwald, Air. and Mrs. T. Walcott, Mr. and Mrs. Bob worth, Mr. and Mrs. It. Bennett, Miss L. Jordan, Miss R. Porter, Mlsb N. Bresliu, the Misses J. and M. Welton, Miss A. Donis-an, Miss M. McAleer, Miss S. Mc- Dermott, Miss Little, Miss A. Brown, the Misses J. and M. Diez, Miss M. Havden, Miss M. Lvden, Miss Conley, the Misses M. K. and N. Dempsy, Miss S. Seaulin; Messrs. J. Kiernan, Mr. Trow!, Mr. An derson, Mr. Amond. K. Little, G. M. Hildebrand, S. Drugen, W. Barrett, D. Maloney, G. Tuttsberg, T.Taylor, G. Mont gomery. J. Kelly, F. Kellv, J. Conroy. P. Galliger, J. O'Connor, J. McQuade, j. Coffee, A. Breslin, H. Austin, E. Flynn, 1). Denehv, D. Conros*. D. Evans, F. Slater, A. Ore, G. Bishop, E. Cheline, T. Mclnery, TnouiD son J. Kennes-, T. Flood, C. Feldman, C. Gardner, EL Deseker, C. Whitter, J. Kramer, B. Neville, W. Higgins, P. Bailey, YV. Long. Pnclfic roast Weddings. On Saturday at Fresno Miss Mamie Town send of this city and Mr. A. B. Gaynard Jr. of Madeia were married. The groom is the son of Mr. A. B. Gaynard, one of the most prominent and highly respected citizens of Madera. On Friday at San Bernardino Mr. George Birch and Miss Susan Hall were united in niiirriage by llev. E. J. Harper. The wedding of Mr. Arthur Harris and Miss Nellie Pickett of Santa Bus, at the residence of the bride's ar.indmotTier, Mrs. Stuart, in Glen Ellen, Tuesday alternoon. was a delightful event/and was attended by a number of frieuds from Shu Fraucisco. The ceremony svas performed by the Key. J. Avery Shepherd of S.iuta Kosa. where tlie happy pair will make their home. Siii-letT Peraonala. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Sawtelle have been visiting in Fresno. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dimpliy of this city are visiting iv Santa Cruz. Miss Ella Judge has gone to visit Miss Margaret McGrath of Linda. It is authoritatively stated that Bear- Admiral Belknap has no iuteution of re questing to be relieved from the command of the Asiatic Squadron aud that Bear- Admiral Benham has received DO intimation that he will be detached from command of the Mare Island Navy-yard. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hopkins returned from the East on Sunday. They svere de tained thirteen hours near The Needles, owing to a railroad accident. Mr. aud Mrs. K. B. Carroll (nee Hanchett) have returned fiom their sveddiug tour through Washington nud Oregon uud are settled in Sacramento. Mrs. William H. Chamberlain and her sister. Miss Celestioe Presto-, have gone to Colorado to join Colonel Chamberlain, svho is there in official business. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Code have re moved to 14^-0 Webster street, and will re ceive on Thursdays in January. Mrs. C. E. Gibbs and the Misses Lillle and Virgie Gibbs Have goue East, and svill re main asvay all of the winter. Miss Lena Schell has returned from a visit to relatives in Modesto. Miss Mac Whitney, who is visiting her aunt in Philadelphia, will remain East until next January. Miss Maiui Holliiigsworth of Woodland is paying a visit to friends here. Mrs. Johu Hayt. Hammond, Miss Lucia Kittle, M'ss Alice Griffith and Mr. Donald Y. Campbell left New York yesterday lo returjhio this city. Mi*Wnd Mrs. B. G. Crane hase come oser to the Plcasauton from ban ltafael lor the winter. Mrs. Dr. Griffith of this city is visiting her old class-mate, Mrs. J. L. Koss of Kedsvood City. Mr. Walter Tornbull has been paying a visit to frieuds ai Madera. HOMELESS BU-S. i:-|. i■!« nr Two Catholic Inatltutiona for j ii.-v i According to the quarterly report of the Youths' Directory, issued yesterday, ihe follow ing results have been accomplished by that institution: The number of boys in the directory at the commencement of quarter, September Ist, was SL Received during the quarter from dissipated and unfortunate parents, ::S; friends of the boys, 18: City Prison, li; streets of the city, .*i; Aid Society, 1; Alms house, 1; Society fur Prevention of Cruelty to Children, G. Disposed of during the quarter to St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum, :>o; Infants' Orphan Asylum, South San Francisco, 10; returned to parents and rela tives, lo: Ironies with families, IS: leftwiih out pei mission, 2; hospital, 1, Remaining in directory Dccenibei' l. imw, 48. F__: ___->__»______ r.iyi'i'.Aiy. During th- past three months there were 148 applications for work. Of these, 137 se cured employment.as follows: Factories, 21; shops, 44; stores, &>; offices, 21; larms, IU. A report from Father McKinnion of St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum, San Ratuel, pulj lished wiih the preceding oue. shows that ut the beginning of the present year 5.4 boys were iv the house; siuce that time 213 were received and 174 di-c.'iarged, leaving 003 in the house at the present time. In the technical school at the present time 43 boys are learning trades. Of the 603 boys in the liouse there is a 1 irge number for whom no State aid is received. Those for whom the State pays average 23 cents each per day; but it has been lound that the institution cannot support, clothe, feed and educate them for less than 32centa, Besides this, repairs and iuiprovtim-uts, etc., are con stantly needed, involving in the aggregate large sums, for which the State allows noth ing. Father McKinnion makes an eloquent ap peal for aid to establish a large technical school, which in time would become self supporting, and also teach the boys useful trades. ACADKMY OF SCIENCES. Contributions—A ■Llbrnrjr nnd Museum. \ nil! 1 ll n 1 ion a. At a meeting of tlio Academy of Sciences held last eveninu at lhe rooma of the Me chanics' Institute Dr. W. H. Hurkncss pre sided. The following contributions to the mu seum wero reported: Cranium of a polar bear, by Dr. Joseph Pesciu of Kan Fran cisco; one lnarsaful, in flesh, by Dr. H. Behr of San Francisco; live bird skins, by Charles H. Townseud of lhe United States steamer Albatross: one reptile, by W. S. Bryant of San Francisco. 'lhe nominating committee appointed at the last meeting presented the following names to be balloted on at the next meeting of the society, aud. if elected, to serve the organization for tlie ensuing jear: Presi dent, W. H. Harkness; irirst Vice-Presi dent, H. 11. Behr; Secoud Vice-President, George Hewstou; Recording Secretary, J. R. Scuphani; Corresponding Secretary, F. Gutzkow ; Treasurer, L. 11. Foote; Libra rian, Charles Troyer; Director of Museum, J. G. Cooper; 'trustees—C. F. Crocker, W. C. Burnett, George C. Perkins. D. E. Mo lera, Irving M. Scott. John Tavlor. Walter Bryant, svho bas jiist returned from a trip to Mexico and Lower California, addressed the members very briclly on tlie subject of "Fire Sticks" (Bacchusj, a kind of wood used by the natives to strike fire. He brought v specimen of the wood from Mex ico, and at lhe next meeting of the.society will show the members how lire can bo drawn from the wood. HIGH LICK-iSi. HISCUSSKD. Tlie Police Conimia.ionera liave Indoraed lite I'ropositioD. All the Police Commissioners were present at the meeting of the board last night. President Hammond presided. They were waited on by a large committee of high license advocates coiujjosed of representa tive men. The meeting was, as usual, secret, but Mr. Hammond gave ihe information that the c- iiiiiiissiou had agreed to co operate with the i-i.mini.ice. He said Ihat no definite understanding had been ariiveu at, but it was probable that something would be done at the next meetiii-. This matter engaged the attention of the boaid during the entire session. ae The lire,i, ilt- r'a l>. nnli-a. i Kuuior has it that the question of deputy ships in the Recorder's otlico under the in comiug administration has been partially settled. Edward J. Casev, aw-, has been a deputy in the County Clerk's office for the past four years, will be chief deputy, and Max Warsliauer, at present a deputy in the .Registrar's oflice, will be assistant deputy. It was generally believed that these two young meu would bo made deputies, but which would precode the other was not known. Plenrieil Guilty or Forgery. T..it.... L' i .11. _, , j, .. ... junus K. liillman pleaded guilty in Judge Murphy's department yesterday to forging the name of Fisher & Co. to a check ou the Sather Banking Company for SOU apSßaking rtePowden Used in Millions of Homes— 40 Years the Standard. aell ly ._Tu_Wy . c JV TIIE MORNING CALL, SAN FRANCTSCCX TUESDAY. DECEMBER 16. 1890-EIGHT PAGES. OAKLAND-ALAMEDA. A Lillle Scene Which Took Flnce in the Court-House. Ihe .h'-riff-E'c-ci'i List—County Supervisors' Meeting—Davis Is Hot a Millionaire—Ho Compromiie of tba Strike. A little scene took place at the Court house yesterday, when the case of Mrs. Teresa Olseu for the custody of her child came up for hearing. She was divorced some three years ago from David Bankhead, but was awarded the custody of the c'_ild, a little girl. Subsequently the court gave Nathaniel Hunter tha custody on account of the mother's intemperance and other alleged improper actions. Tlie child has since been under the care of its grandmother, Mrs- Banfchead, of course under Mr. Hunter's consent, and the grandmother has per sistently refused to allow tlio mother to come to the house to sco the child on account of her alleged iv temperance. Tiie hearing of the matter was continued by Judge Ells worth for four weeks, whereupon the mother asked to he allowed to see the child there and then at the Court-house. This Mr. Hunter assented to, hut the little one would not permit the mother to come near her, and screaming took refuge behind her grandmother. FILED FOX Pr.OBA.T_. The will of Julius A. Ileinzenberger was filed fur probate yesteiday aftprnoou. The estate is valued at about -8000 and is de vised lo Juliann Ileiiirich lieinzeiibeiger and 'Wilh-Inline Delis, brother and sister, Anielip Louis antl Aiiolph Peterson, nephew and niece. The household furniture is given tv his nurse, Mrs. Philippine Conrad, in a codicil. W. li. Tyler's creditors met at Sheriff II ale's office yesterday aud elected A. C. Burnham assiguee. Judge Greene refused to arant an injunction between the Sheriffs of San Fraucisco aud Alameda counties. Sheriff-elect Ilussey has nude up his list of deputies as follows: Under Sheriff, W- S. liarlosv; Deputies and Court Bailiffs, R. J. C. Adiiev, W. W. Morrison, B. S. Macy; Jailers, L. W. SchroeUer aud A. J. Bow man. John Ulricli, lhe pickpocket, was given one week's further time in the Superior Court yesterday to plead. He stated that his line inline is Frank Harrington. COUNTY pri'ERVISOUS. The Alameda County Board of Supervis ors yesterday referred the matter of re-estab lishing the grade of Fruit\ rale avenue to the Franchise Committee, in conjunction with the District Attorney. E. C. Sessions agreed to grade the entire roadway fur .2000, and bad deposited with the hoard SIOOO for re pairing the roadway. The matter of allow- Inz the Piedmont Sihool District to issue $10,000 in bonds for improvements svas re lerred to the District Attorney. John T. Davis, the alleged millionaire of tlie San Jonquin Valley, testified in his de feuse to tlie motion of Catherine A. Davis' alimoi.y that ho had no property and is working on a salary of Sl2»a month. There has been uo compromise as yet be tsseen the strikers nnd the owners of ihe Judson Works at Emeryville, lt was stated tliat another lurnace was started up yester day. Tiie ladies of John A. Logan Circle, Mo. 5, l.adiv-s of the Ct. A. It, will hold an afternoon tea to-day between 3 and -o'clock at Grand Army Hall A. A. SSASHlsri'N's BEQrESTS. The olographic will of Abie! A.Wnshburn filed for probate yesterday gives lo his true lr leud, Harriet M. Miller, ihe sum of _2non, and tiie residue of his estate to his wile, Helen M., aud 1 heir children, Frank IV. and Kittie 11. Washburn. Bees D.iiiielian, Pat Cronan and Charles Dolan have been arrested on charges of burglary. It is alleged that they broke into a livery stable, stole a horse ana harness, and then went to a private residence,where ti>ev lock a bug±;y. Tbey went to Niles on Friday night and returned on the next night. Mrs. Honora Dempsey yesterday applied for letters ol administration on the estate of Patrick l'limsey, who died suddenly oue month ago, while at work in West Oakland. The estate Is valued at .lo.Ono. Ex-Poli-fin in George W*. W'yinan pleaded guilty yesterday morning iv the Police Court of Laving ambctzled Charles T. Boardmau's shotgun. CITY COUNCII. MEETING. The City Council defeated last evening tlie ordinance introduced on the _uih of last May, fixiug at eight tlie number of hours of labor which snail constitute a dav't, work on all public works. "The ordiuauce grunting Ilarry W. Meek and others an electric franchise from the city limits to Thirteenth avenue was passed to print Henry Grissuieyer, E. W, Pollitz and others petitioned to he allowed to change tlieir cable franchise on Twelfth and other streets from Broadway to West Oakland to au electric one. A lit in .(1 .-•. The old Fassking Hotel Building Is being cut up into sections and ono of tliem will be removed to the corner of Eagle aveuue and Stanford street JudgcGreene yesterday rendered a decision that neither T, 3. Smith nor Jacob lloeck is entitled to a seat in the Board of Fire Delegates as a leprcsciitutive of Central Hose Company, aud that a new election must be held. At the meeting of the City Trustees last evening Thecdor Meetz petitioned for per mission to iutroiluce and use ou his street car lines electricity as a motive power in place of horses. The Ciiy Attorney svas in structed to prepare tho necessary ordinance. Mr, Meetz states that the system svhicli he Intends lo use is what is kuown as the ac cumulator system. The hearing ol the protest agairst the im provement of High street was postponed for one week. The Committee on Btreets was authorized to purchase two additional water carts, aud to expend $75 ou si reet sigus iv addition to tlio ? e already contracted for. The city, county and Slate taxes on the electric-light plant, amounting to $3.4 87. were ordered paid. The contract for the laying of a sewer on Fourtli street svas awarded to A. Kyncch. The matter of the impiosement of Kailroad avenue was re ferred to Chairman Mastick aud Mr. Neal to Intel view the railroad cenipnuy with a view of obtaining its co-operation in the improve ment of the aveuue. KALAKAUA'S VISIT. He Make* .-. Tour of Impaction to ths I vi..ii Iron \V..rka. King Kalukaua, accompanied by Admiral Georgn Brown, steamed over to the Union Iron Works yesterday morning, and -pent several hours in inspecting the nearly com pleted hull of the coast-defense vessel Mon terey. He was also shown the plans of the projected ciuiser. No. ti, and th« battle-ship Oregon, in ail of which he showed the keen est interest. A tour of inspection wjib made aiso through the machine foundry, and the pattern uu l boiler shops, after which the party W_l driven to the residence of Irving M. Sci.ll, at 5 .7 Harrison street, whoie au elaborate lunch was served. Yesterday the King sent the following communication to the President of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union: Ueceinber 15.1800. J'rnlilent H'omen't Educationul ami Indus trial Union— iMaiia.m: 1 urn coiiuiiaudcd by hla Majemy, the Kiuv, lo mailer to you Ibe eu cloi-i-d check, which he begn you will acci-pt. In -••half ol ilie Women's Kducatlou.il aud luilm nmi I num. anil include lv the receipts of ihe euieilalnmeiils In .ml ol the society. IIIs MilJe^ty iuilhcr commands me lo expie.s lo you and the ladle, of lite committee the treat pleasure Ihe enieiialiuiiciit aßuitled lilm, and that nils little «üb«cilniioi> Is tendered to show hla bvmiiailiy for the objects of jour society. 1 have the lionui lo itinaiu, your twiM obedient seivaut, G. W. M_„___n-L His Majesty's l.'naiuuei nun. lily the I.mr Baby. Among tho passengers who arrived here yesterday by the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad was a man named Henry Johnson, accompanied by his wife and baby. The family hails from Ukiah, and is on the way to Chicago. On arriving at the ferry Mr. Johnson took his wife into the waiting-room and left her there with a grip sack, while he went out to see the baggage transferred. After a while tbe baby got restless, and Mrs. Johnson walked out into the passageway to quiet It. When she re turned the gripsack was gone, and it was learned that two Chinamen had been seeu walking off with it. "Tbe thieves will be disappointed," said Mrs. Johuson, "for all the grip contained was b.by clothes worth about 525. In it were all the poor little thina's linen, and 1 don't know what we shall do." There is r.oclew to the thieves. A KKLIKF bOUE'JY To Bo Formed « lth the Native Sons' Surplus I'nrni*. Last night the General Comniitlee, N. S. G. W., of Admission-day celebration, held a meeting at Pioneer Hall, wound up its affairs and adjourned sine die. Secretary Doolan read a circular issued by the Executive Committee, in whose hands had been left the question of devising ways aud means for the disposal of the surplus, in whicli the formation of an in corporated relief society was recommended. M. A. Dorn moved its adoption, Fred Lee seconding the motion. A long and stormy debate followed in which amendments, counter motions and substitutes were moved, pressed and with drawn, and after two hours of such pro ceedingi tbe original motion was passed. It was then ordered that the Executive Com mittee pass only such bills as are nominal, the rest of the money to go into the Belief Fund. Votes of thanks were passed in favor of the press for their indulgence, the Pioneers for the use of the hall, and power was given to the Executive Committee "to vote such thanks as it deemed proper." The amount of money yet on hand is £58-8 75. The com mittee adjourned siue die. A New Savin„B liunk. The Calilomia .ale Deposit aud Trust Com pany, paid-up capital of J1.U00.000, coiner of lViout_oiriery and Calllornla streets, has estab lished a savin-" department in connection with their business, and aie liiviilnu savings accounts fioiu all cln-ses of uui citizens. 'Ihey expect to pay as lair,e a rale ot interest, if notiaiuer, ihan any other saving! Institution in the cily. This company nccoiils lo dei>ositori a .uaraulee of 307 i*i cent. Call oi wi lie for prospectus. * To Guard His I'atmkh John W. Pollard has petitioned the Probate Court lo appoint lilm lhe guardian of In. father, John Jllayuard 1.1 --lara, who is seventy-four years ot a_e and of mi aou na mind. The estate consists of household tin iiiiini. anil ical estate. _f_r_B_ IM-'OU-OKATioN.—The Kelmont gold mine lias been lncnipoiaied with the followluji uamed alieciors: Joliu Henderson, Oscar Wood hams, F. C. Mosebach, Sylvester ('aMuer and W. A. li win. lhe capital and subscribed stoclt Is SoOO.OOO. ■ -»- K_rtki.l2i'g has lhe only reliable ineino.n to lit detective sight. 427 Kearny streeL • .l-l'i'H tn h W.iotieti Ye.*el. Joseph Boisset of 513 Clay street was fined SIO by Police Judge Eawlcr yesterday for violation of the fire ordinance by placing ashes in a wooden vessel. The law requires that ashes be deposited iv a metal receptacle. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. ~———— —— _ ) When Baby .as sick, wo gave her Castoria. Wh<?n she tv a Child, she cried for C_tori_, When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria. vVhenabebad Children, she gave them C_stori_. au9 .y SaTuTh S SCOTT'S ! DOES CURE CONSUMPTION ] In its First Stages. He fjwre you get the genuine. > IM lyTuTnSu-TVy Poor, Foolish Men. TAKE A WOHIAN'S ADVICE. This to only the necnnd time to eight weeks tbsi I hsre h-'l to p-alt-sh nxj 1 ■-- ts, ■_■*. ytt I had hard work (retting my hu_.k\_d to Rife np his old Llr.rl.inf brash, and the annoy&noo of hi-iving iho p_ate Uack tug rub ofl on hia pants, and adopt Wplff'sACMEßlacking A ml—ni&oant Deep Black Polish, which last! on Men's boots a —erU, and on Women's m. month. WOLFF _ RANDOLPH. PMIUDELPHUL I*l4 ly TnThSa If any parent or guardian hesitates as to what books to select or m bat to purchase, look up the publisher's imprint. If it is that of D. Lotlirnp Company you canuot go wrong. That means the best. It WE CALL >jOVI? AUTiVTION TO OVR-HOLIDAY DISPLAY OF VIENNA- LEATHER GOODS TI?AV tLINO-IWiSAND-OPERA-GLASS _S-NWLTIFS IN-VimiNG-DESKS (MANICVRE SETS IN VARIETY PHO TOGRAPH AL&YrtS CARD-CASES' ANDPVKSESELEGAjM.STATIONERY. AND HIGH ART NOVTITIES VEHAVE A FIXELINEOF BRON ZES* STAT VARY* PAINTINGS AND ■HOL.DAY'GGODS THAT WE ARE CLOS IN G OVT-AT COST •*• Wt IN* VrTEINSPECTION OF SAME - •Hi-CRD«_R&(O2IS-B_5HSfSf de 9 11 13 16 18 20 22 23 8t EHBBHBHHBb______a__B_B_S| 1 For a DISQRGERED LIVER! I Try BEECHAM'S PILLS. I I 25cts. a Box. 1 f —'-* -—Ji X»-_*_T__-__---___. I ■Ma———— '■'■■flMiV—E__W_*yi_B— _l P*_i iy it Biillif de» to jals JOHN N. *L,OFSTA_v, •" SEAL GARMENTS PRIOR TO _____*__.-, de! 2 17t] 9-0 MAKKfT STKKKT. feod EGYPTIAN _Ss_____ PILLS. For all Irregularities. SOUE and SAFE. Better than Tan.y. Feunjroval, etc. They will not harm the moat delicate, lly uiall, »1. DX. HALE. IIKMJ MarUet at.. S. F. 11080 cud W MOTHERS*' i~<:"'''r'E'°T I_f_fiiPsl^ 9*- Ask your Druggist to order it for ya_ noJHtr TuThSaBu_*Wy ____Misc : E_,i.Ai ty-:oTrs. WILL FINCK, THE Leading Cutlers ___!_■ ID BAZAAR! Oar Immense Double Stores Overflowing with New and Choice Holiday Gifts! Don't Delay Purchasing! You can make your selections and baie goods delivered at any time desired. Our Bargains Jc-welry Department. 17-Slrand Sii verine Bangles $ 2.1 Sterling Silver Bangle Kinps 2T> Fancy riitte.n Chain Teek l'ins. 20 l'iue Holl ('old Breast Pins 25 Kine Roll Gold Cuff Buttons 25 Rolled Gold Bead Neeklacps M S.lid (liild Children's Kings 1 00 Gbid i'en-holiler (in ease) 100 ('old-hearted Cane, elui'v stick.. 1 75 ('old-beaded T» ill Silk L-iubrella 2 00 Solid Gold Bnce Ims 2 00 Mi I ling Silver Match-boxes 2 50 Fancy (ixidizt-Opera-glass Hold ers 3 00 I'earl Opera-glasses 4 00 Ciiadreds of novelties ia Solid Gold and Silver Jewelry aod Mantel Clocks. Leather Gocds Department. Fancy Pocket Necessaries 8 15 Fancy Leather Card-cases 20 Morocco Leather Purses 25 Children's Chatelaine Bags, in velvet, ooze or morocco 25 Misses' Chatelaine Bags, in ooze or seal 40 Ladies' Full-size Chatelaine Bags. 50 Decorated Lap Tablets 50 Ladies'llaiiu-bags, all leather... 65 Grots' Bill-books and Memoran dums 75 Fancy Lenther Cigar-cases 75 Gents' Traveling Cases, complete. 1 OO Piush-Gcods Department. Fancy Olor Cmm $ 25 Plush Child's Work-box 25 Plnsh Collar and Cuff-box 50 Kiucy Whisk Broom Holders 50 Flush Minicure Set, complete .. 60 Plu-h Ji-wi-l Boxes 75 Flush Toilet Case, comb, brush and mirror 85 Oents' Flush Sliaving Cases 1 00 Music Bolls and Wraps 25 cents to 1 50 Black Satin, hand p.iinted 50 All Feather, fancy shades, bone sticks (jj Real Ostrich Fans in black or gray 75 Satin - painted feather top, all shades 75 Real Ostrich, fancy shades 1 50 Platedware Department. Fancy chased Napkin Rings S £ Three-piece Child Set, Knife, Fork nnd Steel 2i One-half dozen fancy pattern Tea-spoons ; 25 Child's Silver Cup _o One-half dozen fancy Fruit Knives, in satin box 65 F:ii^| engraved Butter-dish 1 00 Kinbossed Berry-dish, silver plated base 1 _ Fancy engraved Cake Basket 1 511 Oxidized silver Shaving Mugs 1 50 Fancy engraved hve-bottle Dinner Castor 1 50 Toy Department. Childrens' Book? $ 5 Building Ulvrks 10 Wood '1 oy Carts 15 Dressed Jointed Dolls 25 Indestructible Dolls 25 ("anies of all kinds. 25 Full Bound Books, by popular authors 05 Mechanical Toys , 25 Iron Trains 25 Endless lines of Wagons, Veloci pedes, Tiicycles, Hobby-horses and Toys ol every description. Furnishing Goods and Hats. Fine Silk Scarfs § j.5 Stylish Boys' Hats ttU Fancy Pattern Suspenders 50 Fancy Shades Silk Handkerchiefs 50 Five Linen Shirts 73 (ients' Kid Gloves.. j oo Men's Stiff or Soft Hats "" 1 00 Silk initial Handkerchiefs 1 25 Cutlery Department. Four-blade rocket Knives S 25 Embroidery Scissors 25 ■While Bone Handle Knife and Fork Set, (j each 80 Stag-lianille Cai veis, :i pieces...'. 85 Boiie-linndle Caiveis, 3 pieces 1 00 So!idßonc-haiidleKnives,perdoz. 1 75 Set Carvers in ca>e 2 25 Large assortment of our own make Carvers, guaranteed, from $4 50per set up. Finest goods in the »01 Id. Full line of cutlery of every description and at every prii-e. 818 and 820 Market Street, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 O'Farrell. PHELAN BLOCK. OOODS DELIVERED FREE OF CHARGE Te Sn nsaluo, Blitbedale, Kill Vail.-, Tiburon, Antiocb, San Bafael, Stock ton, Haywardi, Tallrjr, Hup., San Lirecio, Melrose, San Leandro, Oak ia-d, Alamed*, Berkeley. Country ord.ri cromutly attendel to. dee SuTntb tt ' m MISCELLANEOUS. THE AUCTIONS LOUIS BRAVERMAN & CO., JEWELERS! No. 119 Montgomery Street, STILL CONTINUES! Thousands of beautiful articles still remain, and intending purchasers of WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, SOLID SILYERWAKE, PLATEDWARE and CLOCKS can save lots of money by attending the sales, as the entire stock will be sold without limit or reserve. SALES DAILY AT 10:30 A. M, AND 2:30 P. M. ■^" Evening Sales will be held December 20th, 22d, 23d and 24th, at 7:30 P. M. .. -t>l4 -t SuTu Get the Best I WEBSTER'S ORIGINAL UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY! Handsomely and Substantially Bound! , • The best Dictionary in the English language, containing not only all the words the great Noah Webster ever defined, but also 10,000 additional new words and an appendix containing much valuable matter not to be found in many other editions, such as the Pronunciation of the Principal European Lan guages. 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SUNDAYS INCLUDED, FOR SIX MONTHS, AND WEBSTER'S UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY Without other charge than that of expressage from San Francisco. •S-P" In San Francisco and interior towns, where the paper is served by car riers, the dictionary can be obtained by the payment of $aOO in advance for six months' subscription, subject, in the interior towns, to express charges as abova This Is Your Opportunity! ————————— _____ "Do Not Put Off Till To-morrow What Should Be Done To-day," as This Edition is Limited. THIS EDITION 18 FAR SUPERIOR TO THAT OFFERED BY ANY OTHER MORNING PAPER IN SAN FRANCISCO, 0* AU orders should be addressed SAN FRANCISCO CALL CO., 525 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, Cal. IrIISCEIEADEOnS. W.&J.SLOANE&CO. 641 to 647 Market Street In Addition to their l iicqualed Stock of Carpetings, Furniture ....AND.... UPHOLSTERY GOODS, Have dovj on Exhibition a Great Variety of Choice New Goods, Snit ble for HOLIDAY GIFTS. The f-110-t. J-i-6; are -ucitestotl aa particu larly appropriate. Oriental Hugs, Fur Eugs, En glish and American Rugs Bookcases, Secretaries, La dies' Writing-desks, Music Cabinets, Easy and Fancy Tables, Pedestals and Eas els, Silk and Lace Curtains, Portieres, Table Covers and Scarfs, and Lace Bed Sets. PRICES MODERATE. no I s TuTnSa tf TRY "Drifted Snow" FLOUR! FOX SALE BY LEADING GROCER*. MANUFACTURED BY TIIE CENTRAL JHILLMO CO. San Francisco Office, 29 Steuart St., S. P. se3o tf EGDNOffIIGAL STEAM COAL LOAUED OB VESSELS OE CAES, in Any I'u.-t tity, per Ton 01_22_. pounds, f. o. b. I'ITTSBIRG COAL MINING COMPANY, 1. Ho-ar-i Street, S. F. oc7 Tv ani IUI OR. HENLEY'S "*m I- i' ur livspepsia and lmlifcestloa. SOi.O ISY ALL iI:.\I.I.KS. jy-JT SuTu tf A^TmKSAIaES. A. L. GRESSWELL, Gener -1 Auctioneer & Cc_ii_;.s«io_ Kerchant, 1045 Market St., bet. Sixth ana Seventti. ANNOUNCEMENT EXTKAORDINAKY. THIS OAY. Tne.daj December 16. 1890, At 11 a. m. sharp, At our new and spacious saJesroom, 1043 "Market Street, bet. Sixth and Beventh, I WILL SELL. FEB C-TALOOUK, One of the Gr-tld-rt Con.l„ninentg <>f >!:i_ nilicent llousenold Knrniture of mrnmrr ft.t - i i : ,t Uprlc-i Cabinet <ii-.ii,l I'iimo, Eleennt In M- -i-.i;,,-. Works of Art, Bisque unci Terra Colt* Ornaments, etc., l'eraonal ."roperty, includin_ C.Untci-eil Oiiinioud Pina. solit ire Dia mond Kii,_e, etc , etc.. all of the flrst water, per order of E. J. Alexander of Alameda und others, CO-PKISIXG I.V PABT One Elegant urand flanolorte. Cover and Stool, cost JJItiGU; Maj<niticenL I'ruwlng.ro.mi Up hol«ters : Elejtant I'arlor Suits nf 5 and d pieces upholstered In the liest Kreneh Silk Hrocatelle. wiih Silk Uulllon -rlnge. Cords aud X____l etc.: I-.. :,:;-.mi Brlc-u-I'.rac M:mtel Mirrors, with Gold-Kilt Frames: Turkish _Mr__t»: Klceant Uraperles: lieautliul Keal ilaniiworked Irish I'olnt Lace curulns; Elegant silk Chenille Portieres: lioid-?tlt Easels: Oenulne Steel Line hnxravin^s, oil t_lutliijr*. etc.: Ileautiful Bisque aud Terra Cotta Uruamoiits: Elegant llronze Kreneh Tiniepieces; Magnificent Ma hogany larlor Cabinets; BcautJ.ul lirawiug rooin and i'arlor Lamps, etc.; Elegant IValuut oak, Solid Cherry and sl.ternth Century Oak -nainber Suits, with Krench-piate Mirror, and Tennes-ee Marble Tops: Beautllul Bediling of i-viry iifscrlptlon. Including Keal Eider-down Pillows; lyii..-. I'm r. \: w:.. etc.; Hue Cprigbt Kol'ilng Beds: Ireuch-plate Mirrors: lloey Bed- Lounges: Irencli ling and. Turkish Cuuches- Siugle l ouiiges, etc.; Elegant Sixteenth Century and Oak Sideboards, elaborately carved, with Krench-piate Mirrors; Eight and Ten Foot Beau tifully Carved Kxtuustou Tables; Fine iJlniug chalrs: Elegant Morocco Leather Couches, etc ; the best of Triple-plated Silverware, Crystal Cut Glass anil Decorated Ware: 1 Elegant liand palnted Dinner Set of 125 pieces, cost $75 ; Kanges with Waler Backs, Agale-ware, etr.; beautiful collection or other valuable aud useful articles b> far too numerous to mention: also 1 Kalr of Keaullful Esr-rings, set with 14 Dia monds: 1 Solitaire Diamond King: 1 Beautiful King Milu i Large Diamonds: Ladles' Lace Kins. etc. Terms—Cask. A. L. CRESSWELL. Auctioneer. Note—Parties desirous of purchasing elegant goods of every description will dv well to attend above sale. Goods on exhibition this day from 10 A. m. to 3p. v.: catalogues may be hs-1. lt EDWARD S. SPEAR & CO., Furnitnre, Itook nnd Ueneral Auctioneers 31 and ;i:f Sntter Street. SPECIAL HOLIDAY~AUCTION SALE OF X^ URN ITURJE TO-MORROW, Wednesday December 17, 1390, A At 11 o'clock a. if. tn our salesroom, 31 AND 33 SUTTER STREET, WK WILL ____.._ A LIRGE AND ELVGANT ASSORTMENT OF I'AKLOK. ItEO-HOOM. LIBKAKY' ANDDININt.-ItOOM FI'U.MTtKE AND RICH LPHOI.SI'ERY. a Lao A fine line of Rattan Chairs and Rockers, Fancy Upholstered Chairs, Fancy Karior Furniture, etc. EDWARD S. -I'KAR _ CO.. Auctloneors. delO 'it 31 and 3:1 Sutter streeL GEO. F. LAMS-!., AUCTIONEER AND COMMISSION MERCHANT, 4.5 kearny st.. bet. California and I*l.lo. announcementTktraordihary \ Enoriuous Furniture Auction Sale SY CATALOGUE ON THE fKKMISiIs. 832, 534 ANO 536 MARKET ST., ON" Wednesdajr nn.i Fridaj*, I>ec. 1 Till-!!»ili, By order of MENBRS. F. W. KKKLINO - .SONS (Absolutely retiring from turnlture buslueu), I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION Tbeir Entire Slock of Gorgeous Furniture, Splendid Upholstery, Mftgntfireut Holiday Goodfj, com* kisjxq floo.ooo worth of Grand Parlor, Chamber. Llbrarr. Dluiug and Office Furniture, constituting the most elegant, valuable and desirable line of fashionable Household Furnishings ever offered at public auc tion In this city: the stock comprises every variety of rarely beautiful furniture—all jf the most artistic excellence ol design aud beauty or aiil.li. This will be the great furniture ottering ot the season, and oKere nnoqualed opportunities to all parties fur nishlng elegant homes. Jt_~Sale absolute. de! 4 6t ■ UEO. F. LAMSON. Aiietioieer. OSS ft'lH fficeLJesks/ 1 uu -2 j SuTuTh to jal 7p 7