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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 9, 1913, Oakland, California Oakland t1ibune How you can prove that we undersell it is one thing for us to continually state that this is the store that t is another matter to prove it. That s just the Point if we could get every woman in Oakland to whom Sav Ings Are important to put us to the test we d have to the be u is sore at once. Yet proof is very easy to obtain. Tatte Art needlework Bright lights mask the heavy dullness with the closing of District. Grape juice no substitute for liquor despite cafe owners. Select some item such As a stamped Pillow top in a design easy to remember. Get the prices around town then come to Bale s. You la find tops that sell elsewhere at say 35c, Here for and so on Down the line. And by the Way it s High time to Start Christmas embroidery work. We Are in splendid shape to serve you. Free embroidery pyrography and hand painting on Wood Les sons 10 to 12 daily. The Sale of Art linens continues a special Purchase marked at savings to you of fully one third. A few items Sample Linen Sale one third to one half off so includes doilies 6 inches Square or round in Battenberg or drawn work. Joc includes doilies from 9 to is inches Square or round in or Ecru also a line of stamped goods such As aprons boudoir Caps. Pillow tops Etc. 29c a varied line of Plain linens ranging in sizes from. 24 inches to so inches Square and from 1ss27 to isso inches Long. 59c a Choice assortment of embroidered lace Edge dra a work Battenberg and Plain linens sizes 30x30 and sx54 inches. 95c a varied line of eyelet venetian Cluny drawn work or Bat Tenberg linens ranging in size from 13 inches to 25x72 inches. A Beautiful line of Cluny Madeira venetian Battenberg draw work and pretty White and coloured hand embroidered linens ranging in size from a 24-Inch Cen Ter to s. 54-Irich Center and from an lsi27-Inch Scarf to a 25x72-Inch piano cover. All offerings announced for last saturday continue in Force Tomor Row. Washington and eleventh. Brakeman injured in Street affray William h. Whitney a Southern Pacific brakeman living at 1447 we Tui Street was paid Luuy Cul about the face and arms in a Street fight at seventh and Henry streets about 7 o clock last evening. The police Are looking for another brakeman named Ryan who is said to have wielded the knife. Whitney s wounds Are not of a serious nature. The two j men became engaged in a i Ryan is said to have drawn and used his knife As a convincing termination of the disagreement. Mccombs and Bride on Mayjo America xxx Stdon nov. F. Mccombs and his Bride of a Day sailed on the Lauretania today for new York. Mccombs did not decide to sail until about i half an hour before the boat train was due to leave Waterloo station. He lashed into the office of the Berkeley hotel and after paying his Bill ordered his things i packed. In the meantime mrs. Mccombs i had her belongings packed arid a Pride to the wedding presents which were in i a room at the Berkeley. Frederick Townsend Martin was at the boat train to bid them a Hearty Farewell san Francisco nov. Lights continue to Shine out in tie darkness. Shrill feminine voices still Send peals of Gay laughter through face is visible through Many a narrow aperture and the barkers grow hoarse in a vain Effort to hint of naughtiness the Barbary coast is dead. They Are trying to raise the Call the King is dead Long live the but the new ascendant to the throne is a weakling his reign is a pretence he is but simulating authority and his followers have stifled their loyally their ship and have gone in search of a accordance with their desires their passions and their tendencies. The great White Way extending along pacifier treet from sansome to Grant Avenue is Etil beaming in its brilliance and studded with an in tracing setting of resorts which arc a mask for somber Gayety. Story is discounted. The wild statement that 200 women j had been seen intoxicated on terrific Street in one night that the old tenderloin of san Francisco with its dangerous Shoals its knockout drops its abandon and its pandering to depraved tastes has not changed with the edict banishing fire water from the dance Halls was what led to a journey of investigation the other night. The old rollicking crowd was strangely absent. There was scarce a Drunken Man let alone a woman in her cups on the pavement. Indeed there was almost a total absence of the female of the species from the sidewalk. The old flutter of feminine garments of the dance Hall girls pass ing in to one resort and out of another seeking More favourable prey and hoping for a prize package in uie shape of a Sailor just or a mining Man from Goldfield with his pockets bulging nuggets was entirely lacking. Those on Pacific Street paid an occasional visit to a Saloon but for the most part used the thoroughfare As an Avenue to the alleys to the tenderloin which fringe the Barbary coast but Are not a part of it Midway a tet. The Midway was tiie first place visited. The music was playing in the dance Hall and one couple was tripping the Light fantastic on the floor. At the foot of the stairs a half dozen girls the prettiest on the used to grab the stranger As he descended into what used to be a scene of brilliancy with hundreds of revellers. This time the women were standing around with nothing to do hoping for a dance and longing for a grape juice. Manager Kelly sat behind the Cash Register. In the course of a half hour s conversation he rang up Only one Sale 25 cents. I Haven t got any kick coming i should say not making Money bet your life last month. They Are talking hard times All Over town and feel a Little of it but not much. Tou Mark my words we will be Here to the fair and until Long after he admitted that the Portola Cele bration had something to do with tli0t is too but to be pessimistic despite the fact that not a single customer entered the place in 30 Long minutes. That sell ing liquor was a ruin to he explained. Why we Only got two bits for a bottle of Beer that Cost us 11 cents. There was t much Money in that now was the bar is still there and the bar tender and he listened with eager Ness to the words of contempt which fell from the lips of his Boss. Thalia is Idle. Passing into the Thalia where a Large programmed show of free attractions was filled it was found at p. M., the performers had gone Home. A Long Large lament to the Good old Days of old when Eva Rowland would pirate through the dance of the seven veils As late As 2 a. If the police were at the other end the Block. The Thalia is one of the most popu Lar resorts in town but not even a slumming party was present by the Way the old sign slumming parties was Hung out in front of every door. What they were to is one of the mysteries of san fran. Cisco. Is loved by All Oakland s Paul Gerwin s basement department yesterday s Sale was the greatest millinery event Ever known in Oakland remarkable not Only for the really wonderful values involved but exceptionally Nota months to come. Fresh assortments from Reserve stocks except plumes will be brought Forward for monday s Selling. Comparative prices Are purposely omitted Best loved among California my is unselfishly for years for the uplift j ing of popular music and the popularizing of Good music on the Pacific coast Paul Steindorff has taken his place As the father and Friend of music lovers in the Bay Region. It was Paul Steindorff who led the first. Band concerts in Golden Gate Park. Al erected the first season of popular priced grand _. A in Tian fran . Sicin Orff is the first Cho Ragus of the University of California. Following his splendid record of achievement Steindorff has deter mined to attempt another innovation. He was the first band director of the Oakland Park band. The Oakland band does not play in Lakeside Park during the Rainy season As even in Good weather the ground around the bandstand is too wet for Comfort. Realizing that there is a popular de Mand for band music during the win Ter Steindorff has decided to try a season of open air Winter concerts. The Winter concerts will be Given in the canopied Amphitheater at Idora Park and will be without extra charge to the Public. The first will be Given this afternoon and evening weather permitting. If the night is cold the evening concert will be and trimmings an attractive variety of splendid colors and effects As Well As wonder fit Lidit there to one customer. Displayed in Center Arcade window. Entire assortment of plumes was sold out yesterday. Shapes new fall shapes in All this season s choicest materials. Pushes hat Vel vets beavers velours. Lidit two to a customer. Entire West win Dow devoted to Dis play. Many desirable trimmed hats at this Small Price which does not even cover the Cost of labor. Limit two to one cd Stomer. T displayed in Center Arcade window children s hats Large variety assorted colors and trimmings positively no refunds exchanges deliveries or c. O. D s on Sale items 523-527 i4t-" St. Oakland bet Washington f. Clay its. Basement department store will open monday at 10 a. One Dollar starts you toward owning your own Home the the first time in Central California that so Small an investment would Lead to that Moat desired of Home. This is an entirely new proposition and everyone desiring a Home should Send for this information without delay. See Coupon below mail Coupon to Day United hoi7ie builders 1762 Broadway Oakland us Fredm Foffe 807 Hunt plot Send Irit Hoot obligation How Wilt Start is artificially heated. Steindorff has gathered around him some of uie Best instrumental i its in the Bay Region. The band is composed of forty splendid players. The programs planned by Stein Dorff for the afternoon and evening concerts Are of unusual Merit in addition to being of a character that will Appeal to the Public in general. In the afternoon selections from Lehar s count of Luxembourg and a grand fantasia Puccini s Madame will be features of the program. Signer Zanoni will con tribute a clarinet Solo by Cavallini and Walter Colverd on the baritone Horn will Render a fan Tasia from the Bohemian accompanied by the band. The introductory number will be the great bridal chorus from Wagner s Lohen signer Zanini and his clarinet will be features of the evening concert in a Superb arrangement of selections from Verdi s in which the clarinet will carry the Tenor in the great quartet the famous Danse of the hours from la Gioconda by Pon Chielli a Potpourri from the serenade by Victor Herbert and an american Phantasia will also be included in the evening concert alleged to be Booty of woman husband also charged. Pittsburg. Nov. With conspiracy to defraud Nicholas Nolte an aged and wealthy Farmer of Coraopolis. 3jarv Jick Sehr in a society woman of this City was held by Alderman Fuessl in heavy Bali for court. Her Hus band. Alexander Mckechnie. And Thomas a. Richey. An attorney were also held charged with complicity. Back of the Case there is a Story which involves the names of mrs. Mckechnie and the aged Farmer. The conspiracy charge is based on the Transfer of property and notes signed by mrs. Mckechnie As Well As an interest signed away by Nolle in his estate. The suit was entered by mrs. Nolle and her daughter in an Effort to secure dam Ages for alleged conspiracy with intent to defraud Nolte testified to having signed notes. Many of them blame and to having signed at various times papers the import of which he had no knowledge. Attorney Richey is said to have acted As an inter mediary Between mrs. Mckechnie and Bolte. When the affair of the notes and trans Fer of property was discovered Bertha Nolte went to the office of attorney Richey and it is alleged was told by him it for of mrrtle f pay the Money As Nolle and mrs. Mckechnie had been too Friendly and the should be paid to avoid publicity. Mrs. Mckechnie la said to obtained from Nolle. Boy is injured in automobile Accident san feb Alcisco not. Tak ing a free ride on the Back of an Auto Mobile in a Campaign procession along mls Rioh Street tonight Marshall Mcken a 15-year-old boy living at 76 Liberty Street a run Over and injured. The Panda we proceeding alone Between Twenty Mcmond and Twenty third when it hatted by a car. The on which Mckeaig Waji per Cfred suddenly throwing him off and then backed no on him he by pros trate. He rec Elred a lacerated wound i lag a sprained ankle and a Pouble franc flattery c the to my of in my 11 is of thief by Shepherd dog police still unable to control the saloons of san Francisco. As if they were her own. About three weeks ago Hnry Wetmore. Who lives near Paris discovered that singly More lond of them than she is of her puppies. Three pigs of different litters were about president s daughter to starve to death. He took them Home i and placed them in an outhouse intend ing to raise them by hand. A Shepherd log raising a litter of five pups three of which had been Given away was in the sax Francisco nov. Setting for a Short time an Enigma to e authorities at the Central emergency Hospital Ernest Strong of Elpaso tex., came to his senses after four hours during which his mind was a Complete Blank to Tell of Rob Bery and knockout drops. Dropping in front of the Emporium at 4 o clock this afternoon. Strong was taken to the City prison and from there transferred to the Central emergency hos Pital. His pockets were empty save House. A Day or so later he went to feed the Liu pigs and found that the Shepherd Mother had removed them to her bed and was nursing Sijem with her ii tier of puppies. He started to take patently wrong with him save a. Heavy feeling about his head yet he could not remember his name his place of residence where he had been or where he was going. After trying repeatedly to bring himself to himself he managed with the Aid of a Pencil and paper to Trace his name. Then one by one the circumstances of his condition revealed themselves and he told his Story. He arrived Here from Elpaso today registered at the Stanford hotel hoping to get employ ment in this City. While sitting in the lobby he met a stranger to whom he confided his plans and Hopes. His new found Friend was genial invited him to have a drink and took him into the bar. He thought his liquor tasted rather Peculiar and that is the last he remembers until he found him self in the City prison. His watch and Chain and in Gold had been stolen. Dummy stops the n. Train Chico nov. 8. Members of the Crew of the Northern electric passenger train that left Cinco at o clock halloween night Are the butt of All sorts of Good natured fun because of a comical halloween prank played on the conductor and Rno Torman to work men of the Northern electric last night. It is usual for the train to Stop at Rio Benito. A station outside of Gridley. Whenever two incandescent Righta burning. It Means that a lever Haa been pulled Down and that some passenger wants to get aboard. After the Passen Ger boards the train the lights go out. A Dummy of Ilfe size waa installed at the Post where the lights were lit. When no one got on the car the Motorman blew the air whistle twice to answer the Call to Stop. There was no response w or ilex off and Ductor and Motorman. Believing the in animate object to to an intoxicated per son obstructing traffic undertook to beat the dumb Dummy to a pulp. The remembrance of halloween brought the Northern electric men to their senses. The journey continued but the Are Tih of the gruesome beating of a Mart at Rio of puckering piano. 1448 Sui Pinto Odomd it i i Ami Zitti Tarng my mkt he vol makes shopping tour Washington nov. Jessie Wilson who has been shopping in new York returned to Washington this after noon. Dodging a Bevy of newspaper men and photographers awaiting her miss Wilson slipped into the president s wait ing room and escaped in a White House Mathins which soon outdistanced the cars of the photo gophers. Thriff Pino Ann Pton them awa7 to feed thera but the night i or Sec hour i til resented e0 vehemently he left them la alone. Since then they leave had the same fare As the puppies and Are in a Paris to. Nov. Little pigs thriving condition. The pigs axe about a Jive been adopted by a Mother dog Here three weeks old and the puppies about i to take the place of lost puppies. I six weeks. The pits Are very fond of of Illinois society the members of the Illinois sorbet or Are Busy planning for next monday at beak be a county will. Be seated in their of Sra county groups. Each group with its own Ushers and hostesses. These hostesses win introduce and entertain the members of their own be a scr Era Sodol tie pc. Gram will include songs and stories of the by mrs. Sara Swanson Illey recently. From Chicago piano Gor 3oti Mccormack it Chirac my grandmother s miss Joanna Monroe piano eolo Hiss Hazel Lark. Dancing will follow and will he served. Of la find Here unusually attract x Lve values in anal misses tailored and Novelty suits new fall Coats dresses skirts and petticoats. In materials variety and paces this is a wonder offering. Tailored and Novelty suits at special prices tailored suits tailored suits Novelty suits Novelty suits new fall Coats at special Price Coats at Coats at Coats at Coats at petticoats to dresses s6.75 to 4 s. E. Cor. Lith and Washin Stoa a

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