The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California on January 26, 1914 · 7
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The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California · 7

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In the World of Society Womee's Ctabs Persoeal Meetioe RECEPTION AND SUPPER PARTY HELD ABOSRDSHIP Mr. and Mrs. William Matson and Daughter Lurline Are Hosts on Waterfront; Noise of Storm Is Drowned by Music By Cholly Francisco. WITH enticing munle Inviting one to dance, bright lights making tns oblivious of the storm, with flow-rs everywhere, the gooil uhlp Matsonia, which goe on her first voyage thlg week, was an uniig and comfy i rould be, and seemed Just the place to pass a merry afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. William Matson and Mlaa Lurline Mstson entertained their friends on board the new boat yeaterday at a Jolly, Informal reception that Insisted on changing Itself Into a delightful dancing party before the afternoon was over. Miss Matson had all her young friends on board the Matsonia, a party of them remaining for a Sunday evening supper, with muslc'afterward. Several acore of the girls and their escorts motored to the pier yesterday to spend the afternoon on the ship. On Thursday the Matsonia sails for Honolulu. Mr. and Mrs. Matson taking Mlsa Lurline Matson, Mrs. Flora Low and Miss Jane Hotallng. MR. AND MRS. SAMUEL MONSER-RAT entertained a number of young people at a dinner Saturday evening at their home In Broderick rtreet. The affair waa In honor of Mra. Monserrat's sons, the Meesrs. George and William Lleb. . Mr. and Mrs. Horace L. TTill Jr. have arrived at the Fairmont Hotel from Omaha, where Mrs. Hill has been 111 for the past two weeks. They were accompanied by Mrs. Hill's mother. Mrs. Eugene Gallols, who hurried East upon hearing of her daughter's sickness. Bride-Elect Honored One of the most enjoyable dinners f the week was given by Mr. and Mra. Lawrence W. Karris at their home on Washington street It was an informal affair In honor of Mlsa Kathleen de Young, who la to Je married Wednesday to Mr. Ferdinand Theriot Mr. and Mra. George H. Lent are contemplating a trip to Panama and expect to leave the first week In February. He MR AND MRS. JOHX T. SUTTON and their two sons 'left on Saturdays Overland for New Tork, expecting to sail January 31 for Europe. Mr. Sutton will return home In May after traveling a few months with his family and establishing them In Swltierland, where hla sons will attend school. ( Mr. and Mrs. George L. Cadwalader gave a dinner Thursday evening, when they entertained Mr. and Mrs. Atholl McBean. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hayes Smith and Mr. and Mrs. George T. Cameron. Mr. Reginald Paget la en route to London on a brief business trip and to visit his mother, Lady Paget. Wedding Party Chosen ARCHBISHOP PATRICK RIORDAN will officiate at the marriage of Miss Vera de Sabla and Herbert Payne on February 3. The ceremony will take place at noon, at the Eugene de Babla residence, with Miss Amy Brewer and Miss Elizabeth Shreve and Claire Payne as the attendants. To Be Presented ' A CCORDINQ to present plana, Miss I Marie Louise Black will be presented to King George and Queen Mary this year In London and add another to the already long list of San Franciscans who have had that honor. Mlas Black la not really a Callfornian, hut has made her home here for the past four or five years, since her father's business Interests have kept him here. EhG will accompany New Tork relatives to London and enter the gay social whirl of the spring season there, atfer her debut at court. Last season Miss Mary Alexander, whose mother was formerly Miss Harriet Crocker of this city, made her entrance to London society at one of the court drawing-rooms, and In 1911 Mrs. Templeton Crocker and Mrs. William G. Irwin were presented at court. Mrs. George Cameron la another San Franciscan who has been presented. As Miss Helen de Young she made her bow to King Edward and Queen Alexandra, as did Mrs. Jack Breekenrldge when she was Miss Adelaide Murphy. Some of the San Franciscans who live In England now and have attended the drawing-rooms are Mrs. Thomas Fermor Hesketh (Florence Breekenrldge), Mrs. Reginald Brooke (Ruth Halllday), Lady Bache Cunard (Maude Burke), Viscountess Deer-hurst (Virginia Bonynge) and Mme. Domlngrues (Nellie Murphy). Mr. and Mrs. Howard Crittenden, who have been In New Orelans and other Southern places, are established at the Regellus. Mrs. Jacques de la Montanya gave a tea recently in honor of her slster-ln-law, Mrs. Crittenden. Mra. W. P. Fuller Jr. and the Misses Olympla Goldaracena, Laura Pearkes, Helen Jackson and Margaret Martin of Nevada were among the guests. MRS. W. H. CROWELL has departed for a trip In southern California. She will spend most of her time In Los Angeles and Coro-nado. sfr MRS. EDWARD BOWES (Margaret Illington) was one of the many at the dansant at the Palace on Saturday afternoon, occupying a place with Mrs. Bowes, at a table presided over by Mrs. Frederick Zelle. Mrs. Bowes danced almost every number, apparently enjoying the frolic Immensely. She looked smartly modish in a dark green taffeta silk, with a mall close-flitting hat of black. Captain and Mrs, PiaroiIujrjh.j "Adele," French Operetta, Dainty, Fragrant, Tuneful, Few Chorus Girls and Fewer Chorus Men, but Cast of Excellence. By Neill Wilson. "Adele" arrived last night. The elements were colliding outside, and the Columbia was being l.'ihhd by one of Father Ricard's flrifpt deluges when this little spring rrfume of an operetta stole in and found shelter. "Adele," you know. Is the bit of musical fragrance. that haa been the despair of all the other operatic bouquets In New York for six months past, and that has been wafted to San Francisco at this prompt date by an auxiliary company. And a bough of scented freshness it In, dainty and delicate, and as tuneful as a branch full of robins. Now "Adele." thoush It has been a pronounced success In the very center of the theatrical maelstrom, contains nothing that Is apt to be stamped boisterous. It is a quiet little opera. If it were not French, the proper word would be sedate. One wonders how far the ample opportunities for salaclousnesa were pursued when the show was In Its original French. But all that has been read out of It, and despite Its theme the piece Is the acme of restraint. The theme of "Adele" Is of a bride fresh from a convent who contrives temporary matrimony with a convenient baron In order to escape the parental wing and to achieve a suitor who haa been forbidden. "Adele" la modestly satisfied with a single vein of plot and a scanty complement of principals, and Is lacking almost entirely In chorus ladies and their easily dispenslble adjunct, chorus men. Nine statuesque person-pges whose presence makes the stage look like a fashion show are presented In lieu of the chorus that we miss so blithely. And of male citorua persona we could And bnt four. Great la the trend of musical comedy, and "Adele" Is Its prophet! So "Adele," presented by a cast that totals Just twenty-one, finds Its progress chiefly In the hands of its principals; and of them, chiefly In the hands of Carolyn Thomson and John Park. They aay that the little woman ' who has come out here at the head Li the leading musical comedy of th year Is but 19 years old. It is most probable. If she were much beyond that age ahe would be decidedly more famous. For It is the fragile, dainty titlo-player of the piece that you will recall when you recall "Adele"; very winsome she was last night, and her Ettcctss was the success of the play. Because It took four to compound Adele's plot for circumventing a parent. It takes four to complete the chief elements of "Adele"; and excellently they have been chosen. Robert Friebur, the sardine packer's son, whom Adele would wed, Is a callow character, played and sung as well as may be by Alfred Kappeler. Baron Chantilly is represented by John Park. Myrlane la the lady whom the baron would marry if he could overcome the disadvantage of bankruptcy, and she Is sung by Nanette Flack. When "Alma" was out here Nanette Flack flashed into brilliant local popularity as its prima donna. And Carolyn Thompson, of course. Carolyn Thompson Is "Adele." The three acts of this denatured boudoir operetta are set very attractively. The first. In the apartments of the bankrupt Baron de Chantilly, contains through the windows a night horizon of Paris boulevards that brought Its own gasp of delight from the audience; and the second, Adele's suite, Is a masterpiece of daintiness. The final scene is in the garden beyond Adele's windows. Nothing that will add to the picture has been left ttndone. "Adele" is one of the prettiest effects In staging and tunefulest of bong plays that has been here for some time. " TRAFFIC IN SOULS" FILM ON AT GAIETY THEATRE Greed, hypocrisy, the lure of the white lights and gay music In fact, all the elements which contribute to the possibility of the white-slave traffic are placed before the audience at the Gaiety Theatre this week In a film-drama entitled "The Traffic In Souls," which deals In a plain and unvarnished manner with the "man high- are sailing for the Philippines on February S. They have been Stationed at the Presidio since their marriage o v9.r nnri a half ago and have taken part in all the social gayetles, so they will be greatly nussea. mrs. luurpnjr nr MinsCoolca sister of Lieutenant Thomas Cook who was at Alcatras and It was during a visit to him that she met Captain Murphy. He Isj a brother of Captain John Burke Mur phy the new aide to General aiurray. 4 4 . Ensign and Mra. Frank Luckelhave taken apartments at the Southmayde riiirin the naval officer's stay In tha city. He has been In the south with his ship much of tne time since ms marriage last ifummer and Mrs. Luck-i k.i hin wl4h her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pennell, In Berkeley. Royalty Coming BY way of escaping from the gusty storms of February and March, when the fashionables of the EaMern coast either go to Southern Europe or to Florida resortfl, Lord and Lady Decies (Vivien Gould) are coming to California. Their sojourn here and at Santa Barbara and Coronado will be the Incentive for much entertaining, as both have many friends here. They will be at Coronado for the polo tournament in March, and will spend a fortnight or longer in San Francisco. Lord Decies is one of the crack polo players of Ireland and may participate in some of the games here, but not in the tournament. 4 Lieutenant and Mrs. Emery Smith continue to be feted by their, various friends, all of whom are charmed with the bewitching Mrs. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pike gave a dinner in their honor, and Mr. and Mis. Larry Harris also entertained for then reoenUy. A4 -1-J- tirrU Kt?A '4 t - iv; f iV ' v - "4: ' It i " s 1 f -11- " ft X i V ' i t I J X" v ' Ih V I I 1 K - S ' AV I ' 'A. ft I hn A ' "-."I i 'i1""- i !; - ' ., . I ! I I ' '! : i : Carolyn J v ' 1 C: ; ' Thomson, '.' fl .1 I ' '': j :! Wh0,s ; lbr" ! -V.V '''It. "Adele," :: Wit I r ' Sihf I operetta' 1 f "PL : Theatre Frances Cameron, Orpheum. er up." , The lesson in morality la told in story form, and in it Walter Mc-Namara haa weaved nearly all of the methods pursued by those who make profit by preying on women. The principal theme la the luring away from home of a young and Innocent girl, who is drugged and carried to a resort where, after the man whd had charmed her Is exposed, she is rescued. Around this is woven a chain of incidenta which exposes the various ramifications of the whiteslave traffic The pictures are well made, and some of the incidenta are highly dramatic. Several of the scenes are brutal In their strength, but all are absolutely devoid of unnecessary vulgarity, and every Incident carries Its lesson. MACK AT THE ALCAZAR. Andrew Mack will appear at the On Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas McBryde gave a dancing party in their honor at their home in Vallejo street Mrs. William H. Smith, mother of Lieutenant Smith, received with them. On January 80, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Searles have asked some of their friends to a dance at Claremont Country Club, in honor of Lieutenant and Mrs. Smith. The latter plan to go from here to Coronado early in February, thence to Fort Sill, where Lieutenant Smith will attend the artillery school. 4 4 4 DR. AND MRS. STANLEY STILL-MAN entertained recently for Mrs. Smalley Jackson of Tacoma, who is remembered as the attractive Miss Mary Williams of this city. Mrs. Jackson has been much entertained, several informal affairs having been given by some of her friends who, being In mourning, were precluded from elaborate entertaining which they might otherwise have been pleased to have done for her. 4 4 4 Mrs. Otto Grau will be hostess at a bridge tea at her home across the bay to-morrow, entertaining in honor of her slster-ih-law from Sacramento. Many of Mrs. Grau's friends from this side of the bay plan to be her guests for the afternoon. 4 4 4 Mrs. C. O. Anderson, wife of Captain Anderson of the ship "Marion Chllcott, has arrived in San Francisco. Mrs. Anderson Is the daughter of Mr. John C Henning of 411 Douglass street this city. After a stay of two months In the city Mrs. Anderson will move to her summer home in Monterey. 4 4 4 Mr. M. Friedman announces the marriage of her daughter, Miss Fannie Friedman, to Mr. Emll Lecher. The wedding will take place In New York Arrives Like a Breath of Springtime Piece Charms Aleaiar to-night In "The Way to Ken-mare," the second play of his local session in Irish repertoire. jjc 5C )c SOTHERX AT CORT TO-NIGHT. E. H. Sothern will open hla engagement at the Cort to-night with "If I Were King." Elizabeth Valentine will be leading woman. "Hamlet," "The Merchant of Venice" and "Taming of the Shrew" will follow. DUESLER SHOW POSTPONED. Marie Dressler's show, "The Merry Gambol," has suffered a postponement at the Gaiety Theatre, where an opening was scheduled for to-night, and moving pictures will be presented instead. "Traffic In Souls," the aix-reel pictures originally announced for TM-ZINKAND CAFE How would you like to drop back 1,845 years and take a peep into the splendor of ancient Pompeii in 69 A. D.T This experience Is virtually what you will enjoy to-day when visiting "Tait's." Our Luncheon Is equally , enjoyable. Because of the excellence of Its cuisine and the superiority of Its service, in fact, "Tait's" is known as "the best place to lunch. In town." 168 OTAEEELL ST. Opposite Orpheum. Audience at I the Savoy, were shown, at the Gaiety yesterday. Tne motion picture record of Captain Robert F. Scott's Ill-fated expedition to the South Pole will return to the Savoy Theatre for a limited engagement, beginning this evening and continuing with matinees every day thereafter. 1 and so : warming, too, a cup of. delicious Ghirarielli s Ground Cnocolate on a cold, frosty morning. e;j&: i lain . .iii.n .1.. ''' '''""SHBgBHiBBBSaaMSBSiBgBga MHHBnlMB9ail1l1Ml1l1lllaR!!S"!1 tA& the Columbia Frances Cameron Proves Delight to Audiences at the Orpheum. Not to have known France! Cameron Is an ancient regret of this city that hag known "The Merry Widow" well. Tha frequent passages of that famous operetta were always accompanied by Mabel Wilbur, a pleasing member of the Association of Merry Widows, but only one of the many. Frances Cameron has usually been routed elsewhere. The new bill at the O.-phaum, however, ha brought Frances Cameron Anally here, and It waa through those Viennese strains yesterday that she made herself acquainted. Miss Cameron and Walter Lawrence appear In the headline sketch, which la a musical brew laced with the song successes of many a recent operetta. Lawrence is a musical comedy star with a magnitude of hla own, and they make an agreeable pair. There is another playlet here this week, In addition to the Civil War reminiscence of Wlllard Mack's. It is "The Double Cross," a brief drama on police corruption from a short story by Will Irwin that has been dramatized by Ralph E. Renaud. "The Double Cross" enters the bill shortly before the Intermission, and It lb a playlet of considerable thrill and excellent staging. Will Irwin's story was "Uncle Edward and Cousin Silas." It presented the trapping of a grafting police detective by the bunco man he had Just finished trimming with neatness and dispatch. Ralph Renaud, a former San Francisco writer, has contrived a play out of the material that got over nicely. The Wlllard Mack play, which Frank Keenan and Mac M. Barnes were presenting so successfully all last week, remains to do duty on the present bill. Equilibrists, the Peres four, open the show with some feats in ladder balancing. A pair with nimble feet and a collection of Jaunty slang, Helen Gladyngs and Roy Cummlngs had their own following yesterday. And it was another pair of before-the-cur-taln performers, Smith and Cook, that early captured the fancy of the crowd. Their hobo makeup and rough-house humor shall do what Is possible to prevent vaudeville from becoming too polite at the hands of the Showalters and Maurices. A similar task Is undertaken by Paul Conchas and his confederate, Julius Neuman. The two stalled through a burlesque strong-man act that had certain genuine strong-man features in the way of weight lifting and a lot of genuine comedy. Edna Showalter, the lone opera singer, repeated soma of her vocal repertoire yesterday to full orchestra accompaniment, and -then hid herself behind a grand piano and sang "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms." She entered upon the old ballad to a rain of applause and wound up in a whirlwind. And yesterday inaugurated the third and final week of Maurice. 4 AT MOVIXG PICTl'RE HOt'SES. The Tlvoli yesterday presented a motion picture version of "The Lion and the Mouse," Charles Klelne'a famous play. Jack Barrymore has now been "filmed" and was shown at Grauman's Imperial Theatre yesterday in "An American Citizen." At the Portola, "The Inside of the White Slave Traffic' is announced for another week. SiF.W TRAVESTY AT WIGWAM, The new show at the Wigwam yesterday brought Monte Carter and his musical comedy company Into view In a travesty called "Izzy Abroad." There are several new vaudeville numbers on the bill. Amateur night Is announced for Thursday. D. A-t C.E.IN11D 0FS.P.HIE5 Romance, Following His Secret Divorce, Is Complete Surprise to Friends. When C. E. Wsntland, general siA'es agent of the Southern Paelflo Company's land department, left hi apartments at the St. Francis Hole several days ago, it waa ostensibly on a periodical business trip to Los Angeles. Yesterday a message from the Southland to Assistant Manager Thomas Keating made a future reservation of accommodations for "Mrs. Wantlaad and self." It was the first Intimation Want-land's friends had received of his quiet marriage In Los Angeles four days ago, and the first hint that they had received of the fact that Want-land's separation from his former wife in Denver two years ago, had culminated some months since in a secret divorce. The bride of last week was Miss Ethel Mllliken, daughter of Mrs. Robert Mllliken, whose husband waa a well-known Colorado mining engineer. Wantland's latest romance began a few months ago when Mrs. Mllliken and her daughter moved from Florence, Colorado, to Los Angeles. Up and down the Coast Wantland is familiarly known as the founder of the "Short Man's Club," an organization through whose work he hopes to discourage among men of his own diminutive stature a super-sensitiveness when made the brunt of Jokes aimed at their lack of height. PERSONAL MENTION 1 BRUCE KREMER of Butte, Mont.. xnomas . bneriaan or cney- enne and Walter A, Scott of Chicago, attorneys for the Butte-Su-perlor Copper Company, arrived at the St. Francis yesterday. They are here to argue In the Federal court an appeal In a suit brought against the company for alleged infringement of patents. D. A. Jackllng. the copper magnate, and his associates who control the Butte-Superlor will be here next week. 4 4 PATRICK SHEEDY, superintendent of motor power of the Southern Pacific Company in Los Angeles, arrived at the Stewart yesterday. He came north to attend a conference of railway motor-power super, lntendents. 4 4 4 MR AND MRS. H. I. PEYTON of Spokane and 'Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Baker of Walla Walla are new arrivals at the Palace. H. F. DORGELOH, Pacific Coast manager of the Hamburg-American line, left yesterday for New York, and from there goes to Montreal to acecpt the position of Canadian manager for his steamship company. 4 4 4 T. T. FRITH, an insurance man of Butte, Mont., is at the SL Francis. Other new arrivals at the St. Francis are Mr. and Mrs. Percy, P. Powell and Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Bluett of Spokane. 4 4 4 J. G. ZUMWALT of Colusa, who has not abandoned his Intention to again try for a seat in Congress, registered at the Stewart yesterday. 4 4 4 KIRK HARRIS, hotel man of Sacra-. mento, and W. T. Hughes, a manufacturer of Denver, registered at the Argonaut yesterday. ifc st 3f ERNEST N. SKINNER, former organ builder of Boston, was one of yes. terday's arrivals at the Palace. C. E. MITCHELL and W. S. Moore of Los Angeles are at the Palace. KING Gnirardelli Co Since 1852 ASTHMA CATARRH WllOOrlNG (OUGU SrASMUUIC cnuur .LHOhlMtia couui torn (sftsnsHro isrs A simple, afi and sH active treatment for bronchial troubles, without doung tts atomach with drugs. Used wito succe.t for thirty-lour ymra. Theair carrying theantlseptlc vspor, In. piled with every breath, mWe breath. 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I'm not using tl is boiler for my washing, but after I got done today I had plenty of time, so I thought I'd dye this dress of Mary's that got so faded before T started to use Fels-Naptha Soap. So I just mixed the dye in the boiler." Anty Drudge "I certainly was surprised. I thought you'd gone back to the old way, and I couldn't understand it But I gues3 it's Fels-Naptha Soap for you always, isn't it? I buy mine by the box." i Every woman who once uses Fels-Naptha Soap in cool or lukewarm water uses it, always for all kinds of work. It is the easy-way, cool-water, no-hard - rubbing soap which cuts woman's work in two and gives her time for rest and pleasure. Clothes washed with Fels-Naptha do not have to be hard -rubbed or boiled. Better it fey th bor or earro. Suy direction! are on th Red and Green Wrapper. Tela Co.. Philadelphia. IP YOI Thave a room to rent ad-11 A JJ vertise it in "The Examiner." Results will follow. , -.1 ut" in ?:Ve' till Wf ' ANTY

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