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moke to smoke the ab but can take there s middle aged mother n but who her every look m ist railway tiled with in ins ICUUIOU1 abstainers for the and not ar men and remedv is have a smokers aostainera and Postmaster Much 31 It gives An auction seldom has the appearance of a society function but the dispe - sion of Mrs Kate Johnsons art collection did have yesterday for it brought members of ail the aristocratic sets m the Fonr Hun dred to Golden Gate ball A great assem blage of peope whose names are frequent in the accounts of what society is doing was there in the afternoon and a larger throng was present at night The scores of paintings on the wall the statuary and the other things of beauty which are to be scattered by the anctioneer made the scene when the fashionable ladies and gentlemen were present seem like the opening of an exhibition of the Art Association The orator of the occasion George C Ludington bad his wit sharpened for this big sale With him on the platform wis Wendell Easton and their bright remark were very enlivening They quoted from Shakespeare and other poets tn their jovial dialogues concerning the bidding Sometimes the quotations were precise aod sometimes they lacked a word or two of the author but they were always apt and the audience smilingly enjoyed the talk of the two merry men The fads of the aristocracy were noticeable in the gathering the useof lorgnettes by ladies being common and chrysanthemums being worn as boutonmeres Hundreds of chairs had been provided but the standing room was not vacant The jewelry silverware and cutlery were disposed of yesterday afternoon and the ivory carvii gs ast night To - day the pictures will be the subject of the auctioneer s discourse It is expected that the - ale of the oils water colors and pas tels will not be finished until to - morrow afternoon To mo - row night the rugs for which a lively competition is promised are to be knocked down They were hung over the gallerv ran and some of them were knocked down yesterday but not by the auc t oneer The gallery was filled with people some of whom leaned oyer the nips and loo - ened them One of them fell on the heads below but nobody was damaged The amount realized bv the sale yester day wss about f 15 000 Many diamonds were among the lots auctioned off and thev brought prices about which there was no complaint The silverware went chean but on the whole business of the day the auctioneers did not complain That Mrs Johnson s jewelry was a valuable collection was proved by the presence of Colonel Vndrews Nat Kaphael Mr an Fleet and other dealers in precious stones colonel Andrews mode some of the Inrgest pur chases He bought for 3i0 the necklace of seventeen diamonds which had been worn by Fmj ress Lugenie ere she fell on ev I davs or 80 ho secured a lady s neart snapea penaant set w in diamonds and for a pair of large diamord earr ngs he ran the bids up to the winn ng sum of 1020 The catalogue stated that these were ladies earrings it being perhaps des red thargentlemen should not mane any mistake in relation to them Other purchasers of what the catalogue designated as magnificent jewelrv were J Bnttan A Roo C F Mul ins Mrs Captain B air Henry Pavot Mrs K Hamilton Mrs llliam J Din fee of Oak and and A Hirsch A lady s r ng set w th tw la pe d amends and a larte ruby was contested for in a spirited m nner and M s D ngee finally got it for t10 Mrs Kate Kello a niece of Mrs Johnson bought some of the articles offered both as mementos and be ciuse of their intrinstc worth Mr Deakl i who hal been an intimate fr end of Mrs Johnson was also a quite frequent b dder for himself and for one of the heirs of the estate Most of the co1 ectun on which the hammer fel yester dav passed to the hands of strangers Excel ent barga ns were secured bv bid ders V dealer cot twentv eight ancient w in nes representing all the old sty les of rxicket timepieces for 1130 He may be able to sell one of them alone for that vraount if a customer who wants such cu los corae along 1 he cutlery of which there was a large quantity was taken in a hetp for 310 Other prices were as follows D amond and moonstone set pin and earrings 40r ladv s ring set with a black and a white diamond 10 ring with diamond and two sapphires 190 ring with em erald and diamonds i0 onvx cuff buttons mti diamonds 185 The clocks were covetously regarded by many and fairly eood prices were ob tai ed for them The most eiabortto one was a tall ai tiqne chronometer with in laid and raised work J Koshlana got it for i0 The 1 ghe - t price ven for anv of the s verware wis 430 winch C F Mullins paid for an elegant embossed repousse lea service It had cost nearly twice as much and had never been used Vmon - the buyers ot the ivory carvings list n ght were E A Denicke J B rockett II bahlem Isaac llecht Mrs Hsmilton D Hirschfeld G V Marsh and H Zeile The sword scabbard which was made out of a single tusk of ivory for a Mikado of Japan and which was con sidered very valuable was bought by J I Bardwetl for 170 Mr Bariwell who has been making an ivory collection for twenty five years and who now has one which w is trie subject of an nrticle lately in a monthly ruaga z ne was delighted with bis bargain The carved hunting Horn which was made out of a i elephant s tusk and which is also an admirable or lament was sold for 110 A carved uorv mug brought 135 on lvorv figure of a Japanese woman another of a Japanese Gsh man 55 a carved and painted Japanese si ake oo the figure of a woman and araon J0 and the jvory piece in which were women and a dolphin 57 50 George 11 B Haves it tended last night purchasing for himself and also representing Archbishop Riordan who was a fr end of Mrs Johnson and who wished to havo I some mementos of her The ivorycruci - tixes were well bid for the price ot one being run up to fit The sale wilt go on next week workers dense finds it cease Ar Dy tne paused charmed plantation soob of with meaiey The as to in carrierscarriers Oh coming long But the desirable lish aers thtis far for trious complish lawyers of As be heard the De Oh Puppies If you and good Jdvcrtuer a very your with rio right place house bis dog best ratter a city A nose a greasy be bright a fresh active The red deep free a little long water work The beautiful aog Irishman His coat warm In pig eyes See and nose upright feet long fine set fighter all sorts should with high flat terrier s most cats as 1 he taw n or short zle lower rather trem - ly one A should The very nose is btrong body St and hare Ear Eves the jaw oranee and tin line from A long of bone jet black covered narrow lobe eyes The about Face top of small ing dark taught Ths Mme entertaining her shure diva Is that it without grandson palace fter the divorce Nicolini and Mme accentuated went marvelous anything was Eventually ner mar command to have would this no side bnt certain that to en joy tt is way of remote Windsor voice Yen The One

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 09 Nov 1894, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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