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THE DAILY *.■ RECORD-UNION.
TU85 8 AT. ............ .N0TEJ18EK 30, 188*.
THREE ORIGINAL STORIES.
During the coming year, and commencing De
umber Ist, the WaciLT Chios will publish three
Prize Stories of California. The first, the pub
lication of which will commence in' the first week
of December, trill be entitled, "The Ventures and
Adventures of Charlie J Gould." This it an in
tensely interesting story of the Stock-Gambling
period of California, and teas written by Edward
F. CahiU, of Lot Angeles. Thepriceof the Wssai-r
Ukios will be 92 St per annum. <
NEWS OF THE MORNING.
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In New Tork yesterday Government bonds were
q toted at 111-J for is of 1907; 101} "* ***-*•* ** 1581 '
112 for i}s; sterling. Si SOJ-34 Ml ; silver bars,
Silver ln London yesterday, * 61jd; consols, 100
6-18; 5 percent. United States bonds, 104} *, is,
IK}; 4}s, I*s.
la San Francisco hall dollars are quoted at J dis
count to par; Mexican dollars, BO} buying, 91 bell
ing. -r.-f h;r ■' "- *•*-■- .?'*•£
At Liverpool yesterday wheat was quoted at 9s
Id tlOs 31 for good to choice California.
Mining stocks are generally quiet in San Fran
cises, though there was considerable business in
Alts, Benton and Justice, which are just now the
leading etocks. Prices were about tbe same as on
A young man named Kirkman killed himself
Saturday at Walla Walla, W. T. --.*•• .*
At Walla Walla, W. T., Friday night, an old man
named Boulon dropped dead.
Work on the Oregon Railroad is vigorously pro
gressing, ovei 2*X> graders being employed.
Thomas Murray was sentenced at Portland, Or.,
yesterday, to two years in the Penitentia-y.
Trie* President yesterday issued a proclamation
discontinuing the discriminating duties imposed
upon Chinese vessels. • .-
Twelve hundred cars cress the St. Louis bridge
daily. 7* v -«-/;'-,l'*v
Congressman E. W. Fan* is dangerously ill cf
pneumonia at Littleton, N. Y.
An oxplrsion at Wheeling, W. Va., ye-:tcrday,
wrecked a building and killed an engineer.
Mrs. Little-field poisoned her husband and son at
East StoughtoD, M__>., Sunday," and then shot her
sill. - - : jj;*;*v
Garfield left Washington for home yesterday.
Three steamers from Europe brought to New
Yo**k, yesterday, Jl,->r»J>,ooo In gold.
A gM explosion at New York yesterday probably
fatally injured three men.
Francis Hotchkiss died suddenly at New Haven,
Conn., yesterday, and Us wife, on hearing the fact,
The Importations of specie and bullion at New
York last week amounted to $2,521,133.
Senator Logan is confined to his room at Slur
frcesboro. 111., by a rheumatic attack.
The Illinois Democrats are considering the ques
tion of abandoning their party organization in that
State. . Uiffi--'T.y
The ministers of St. Louis hare decided to bring
mits for a violation of tbe Sunday law.]
Thirty Socialists arrived st New York yesterday
by tbe steamer Silesia.
By aoolluion on the Georgia Central Railroad yes
terday, an engineer and fireman were killed and
several passengers injured.
Lieutenant-Governor Robinson, recently shot at
Robinson Camp, Col., died yesterday morning. .
John Whitwtll, Liberal Member of the British
Parliament, is dead.
Khyber Pass, the sole remaining fruit of the
British campaign in northern Afghanistan, is about
to be evacuated.
The withdrawal from the Hank of France of
12,500,000 francs tor America lias been arranged at
Judge Charles Silent, Associate Justice of the Su
preme Court of Arizona, has resigned* his office.
In a sculling in itch on the Thames yesterday be
tween Tri.kett and RoS3, the former won easily. "
There will probably be a general uprising of Kurds
against Persia in the spring. 4
Fire at West Point, Va.
The persecution of tho Jews continues in Morocco.
Nine ocean steamers are overdue at New York.
A man whose name is supposed to be Thomas
Goodbody was killed by a passenger train near
Pleaoanton yesterday. . Ty f .
The receipts for tolls on the cam Is in New York
this year are f*800,0«0 greater than the last. *
A severe shock of earthquake va> felt at St.
Paul's Bay, Quebec, Sunday.
Two men were shot with one bullet st San Jose
Thomas Ashley was killed at Central CJty, Di T.,
yesterday, by a fall down a mining shaft.
At Deadwood, D. T., last even William Hill
was run over by a stage coach ani killed.
BEECHER ON CALVINISM.
Henry Ward Beecher is very hard on
the Calvinists, though what has provoked
his energetic and uncomplimentary lan
guage does not clearly appear. It is true
that what he says about the Calvinistic
ideal of God has been said before a great
many times, but it does not seem to have
had any marked effect in mitigating the
austerities of that peculiar creed. It [is
certainly the case that Calvinism has
always been clung to with a very real
affection by those who have been broughtup
in it, and that its sternest and most repellant
features have been most affected by per
haps the majority of its followers. It has
been wickedly suggested by persons en
tirely devoid of grace that possibly thsra
may bo some special pleasure in the theory
that nearly everybody is to be roasted
through eternity, and that thi) pleasure
consists principally in the conviction,
tolerably certain to be entertained by the
godly, that whoever else is destined to
perdition, they will be saved. That
there ia some solid warrant for
this belief must be admitted, seeing
that no less an authority than Saint Au
gustine declared one of the foremost
beatitudes of Heaven to consist in the con
stant observation of the torments endured
by the tenants of the other place. So
orthodox an opinion *as this cannot be
lightly set aside, and therefore it is pos
sible that the Calvinists do derive from
their view of the future a faction
sufficient to attach them to their belief
with remaikable firmness. It would, how
ever, be unjust to so eminently respectable
a sect to intimate that they are at all
singular in declining to believe that anyone
who .' does not . accept ■ their theological
scheme can be saved. ; That exclusive
thooty is common to J nearly all churches,
and there can be little doubt that it has
been very influential ; in keeping them to
gether, in keeping ■ them j apart, and in
causing them to diverge J farther and far
ther from the foundations of all Christian
faith. . . -■- ■■')■ . - 'yy
The English Government and the Irish
Land Ijcagno are both drifting, and it is
not difficult to perceive the point at which
they must arrive eventually if the present
dispositions are maintained. The Govern
ment ia reluctant to adopt strong measures,
but it is filling Ireland with troops. The
Land '. League professes a determination to '
avoid insurrection, but it is : drilling the
Irish people ; for a stubborn resistance .to
the spirit if not the letter of the law. The
practical result of the Laud League tactics
must be to deprive all landed property in
the island of present value. If the Gov
ernment permits that to be done it will
become evident to all the world that it has
ceased, to govern Ireland, : and that the
'', Land League has superseded it. It cannot
therefore tolerate this programme, and as
the Land League either will not or cannot
go back, it is very clear that the resort to
coercive measures will be unavoidable in
the end, no matter • how reluctantly .they
may be employed. , That this is the right
way to secure land reform no sane observer
can believe, but the i real difficulty is that
with '» very largo '". proportion of i the sup
porters of the Land J League such reform is
a secondary consideration, and: repeal of
; the ? union is the primary :. incentive to
action. Of course this naked the situation
ul the more hopeless. ........ I
A MORMON ON MORMONISM.
; Bishop Sharp, of the Church of . Latter
Day Saints, appears to be a•. much more
candid and outspoken Mormon ■_, than *is
commonly encountered.- He is represented
as saying to a New York reporter that
polygamy is not optional "- but obligatory
with the members of his Church, and that
" those who say otherwise ; are not true
" Mormons, or do not '; know what ; they
" are talking of." Though it is in theory
obligatory, however, it is J obviously im
practicable to make it compulsory, since
to do so would involve the necessity of
forcing men to marry more wives than
they can maintain, or of making the
Church ' • subsidize ■•' impecunious ■ polyga
mists., The ' latter J course " would "beJ: a
novel application of the J protective , prin
ciple, but it could hardly be made remu
nerative •to the ', Church. ' Bishop Sharp
says that the j Reynolds ' decision against
polygamy has had a " certain effect in re
stricting plural ' marriages, but he inti
mates that the increasing extravagance of
the Mormon ladies has thus far been the
most effectual hindrance. In . the : coun
tries where polygamy is sanctioned alike
by law and usage it has been found neces
sary to meet this tendency to . extrava
gance on the part of the female population
by abridging their liberties. When a
man has all his wives securely
shut up in a harem he can : J see
that they do not ruin him with
dry goods ' bills, but this arbi
trary method of suppressing social aspira
tions has not yet been found practicable in
Utah. Whether Bishop Sharp and his
polygamous friends realize it or not, how
ever, the peculiar institution is threatened
more seriously by the change in the dis
position of the women to which he refers,
than by any laws Congress can enact.
Polygamy is possible as the rule of a com-'
munity only so long as the women are will
ing or can be made to support themselves.
In the early days of Mormonism this was
found possible. When a man took a second
wife he was able to reckon with certainty
upon her contributions to the common
family resources, and thus every new wife
helped to prepare the way for fresh ones.
So long as all the marriageable girls were
industrious and submissive this plan
worked admirably for the men. They
were enabled to lift themselves into inde
pendence and even comparative wealth,
by frequent marriages. The effect of these
marriages was almost precisely the same as
that of purchasing slaves, the main dif
ference being that the Mormon husbands
were not called upon to pay anything for
their serfs. While Utah was isolated
there was little difficulty in maintaining
discipline among the women. When
they became discontented they were ter
rorized. If they rebelled they were beaten
into subjection. And if any of them tried
to escape the Danites were at hand to es
cort them into another world. The life of
the woman was placed in the hands of the
man, moreover, and thus for many years
the system was fortified and protected.
But with the completion of ; railroad com
munication a great change occurred. The
influx of Gentiles which then followed
brought with it the seeds of certain revo
lution. Polygamy never can bear close
comparison with monogamy, and this close
comparison . was henceforth unavoidable.
The women who were so blessed as to own
a whole husband were eyesores to the
poor plural wives, and the discon
tent of the latter grew rapidly.
The old discipline could not be applied,
because there were too many hostile
eyes upon the doings of the church.
Then, too, the insidious influence of
Fashion began to be felt. .The Mormon
women who had been satisfied in the old
times with a poke bonnet and two calico
gowns a year were humiliated and ex
asperated by the elegant toilets -of
their inonogamic friends and acquaint
ances. Of couise the agitation which
resulted mada itself felt throughout
Salt Like City. The Mormon elders and
pillars of the church became ' balder than
ever, and the domestic affairs of the most
married grew so complicated that the
moat rapid system of "boarding around"
failed to secure even temporary relief to the
distracted heads of households. Bishop
Sharp puts the case mildly when he says
that the present decline of polygamy is
mainly due "to the fact that the Mormon
"girls aro devotees to style and fashion
"as much as New York girls, and
"young men find it somewhat
" harder to support mire than one family
" than their fathers and grandfathers did."
In this confession is embodied the doom of
polygamy in Utah. For it is a well-known
fact that of late years complaints have been
rife of the increasing tendency to celibacy
among young men in monogamous commu
nities. They have shrunk appalled from
the dreadful cost of keeping even one girl
in the married state, If this be true of
monogamous society, - how much more
forcibly must it apply . to polygamous soci
ety. The Mormon youth is aware that
he cannot comfort himself with the reflec
tion that he will have only one wife to
support, nor can he solace himself as of old
with the belief that if he takes more than
one they will support themselves and him.
On the contrary, he knows too well that
every fresh wife means an access of
dry goods terrors, and that there can be
no peace in the family circle so long as all
the devotees of fashion it embraces
are not equally well ' equipped. Against
these new conditions . the . Church will
strive in vain. Fashion has done for pub
lic morals what law and force have sig
nally failed to do. It is only a question
of time for polygamy to become impossible
save to the ' few wealthy elders," and when
the Mormon masses perceive this to be the
case they will be snro to rebel against so
aristocratic and exclusive a custom, and
will compel its abandonment. If Congress
wishes to hasten' the end it should subsi
dize a score or so of modistes and milliners
in Salt Lake City, and supply them
with all the newest Paris inventions.
Nothing could withstand so insidious a
mode of attack.
'■.' It is stated yiat the ' Czar's new yacht,
the Livadia," promises to effect an astonish
ing revolution in naval architecture,
though it may be aa well to suggest the
advisability of taking all such statements
with considerable - mental • reservation."
___■ vessel is built upon entirely new prin
ciples. , Instead of being long, narrow, and
deep, she is short, broad,; and 1 * shallow.
Her beam is about thirds of her length
over all, her bottom is flat,' and she draws
only seven :__ feet . of water. It was
predicted by the Clyde builders who con
structed : her that v she would make '. no'
better ,'. time -. than ; a washing tub, and
that in a gale of wind and a heavy seaway
she would be unmanageable and unsafe. But
it is alleged that in J going down the Clyde
. she made eighteen knots an hour, and that
1 having encountered ', a severe f gale" in the
Bay of Biscay sho behaved ; more steadily
than the most ; approved: modern tea ncr
or man-of-war on the ; old model. In fact
so many wonderful things are. being said
about l her'" that 'it is T difficult to believe
there ; is not a " hoax somewhere. , ,'J If
she is the success she .is *, said ;i to
be, it is 1 . very ,j certain that ,'y she
will cause a revolution in ship-building,
because a vessel on such a model is cer
tainly much more _ convenient ' for commer
cial purposes " than any other. ■ ■ A ' broad,
short ship, with a flat bottom, would carry
very much more : freight than the sharpest
clipper that ever sailed, and . if such a ves
sel is also steadier and capable of higher
speed, there is every reason that can be
advanced ' for ; adopting ; the washing-tub
model to the exclusion of more graceful ones
altogether. .... The ';. Livadia is not r quite
the first experiment Yin this direction,
for " Admiral : Popoff ,\ of • the Russian
navy J devised *a * circular ironclad on
much ■. the f same model. - This .circular
ironclad, -. however, has been J declared * a
conspicuous ; failure, and *• certainly .. it
achieved no reputation in J the war ; with
Turkey. 3 But the Livadia is said to be a
great success, and if this is so it will have
to be realized that all the naval architects,
with all their science, have hitherto been
working in the wrong direction, and that
the ship df the - future .is to resemble a
washing-bowl or a soup-tureen rather than
anything more graceful. ; v
THE INDIAN CENSUS
We are not surprised that the attempt
of General Walker to take the census of
the wild Indian tribes should have proved
a failure. An investigation of Indian hab
its and superstitions would have convinced
the Superintendent of the Census that such
a scheme was impracticable. The Indians
are extremely sensitive in regard to all in
quiries regarding their families, I and in
many tribes ;it is held to be the gravest
impropriety to make direct reference to
certain relationship?. They have also pe
culiar ideas in regard to the use of names.
In most tribes of American Indians every
man has two names ; one by which .he is
commonly known, and which is a kind of
nick-name, and a second which is alto
gether private, and in a great manner
sacred. This second is the real name, and
it is considered almost an outrage to ad
dress : the person by it. Most wild
Indians also entertain superstitious objec
tions to giving any statistics about them
selves or their families. They think that
such revelations invite misfortune, and in
this they are at ' one with many ignorant
people belonging to what are called civil
ized nations. In England and Ireland, and
even in some parts of this country, much
trouble has always been experienced by the
census enumerators because of these su
perstitions, and not infrequently they have
been subjected to ill treatment by the en
raged barbarians to whom their questions
were put. The Indians are much more
suspicious than even the least intelligent
among the peoples named above, and
therefore it was certain that any attempt
to obtain a census of them must prove
J "*'-!.-.-*_- - — - — ■ — • .
Is it not almost time that the Washing-,
ton reporters and correspondents ceased
inventing : Cabinet rumors?. The intima
tion that Geneial Garfield distinctly refuses
to consider the matter before February ap
pears to offer a favorable point of depart
ure in this respect. There have now beeu
telegraphed Eeveral reams of speculations,
all of which have been contradicted within
a few hours of their transmission, and at
the end of this diversion there does not re
main a single item of what has thus cum
bered the columns of the press during the
past month. It is evident that the Presi
dent-elect does not intend to sty anything
on the subject until he is ready, and there
fore the zeal and industry of the corre
spondents had better be expended upon
something more hopeful and profitable.
SAN FRANCISCO ITEMS.
I From San Francisco exchanges of November -8 th. J
The steamer City of Tokio will sail lor
Yokohama and Hongkong on Thursday.
Three cases of small- were reported
at the Health Office to day and one veri
fied. No deaths have occurred at the hos
Collections of internal revenue in this
district during the past week* amounted to
$51,606 62, making a total since January
Ist of $2,734,997 09. "V": VJ
The United States Grand Jury will
make a report on Thursday next and then
adjourn for the term of the United States
District Court, which will expire on Satur
There are now in port under engagement
to load wheat 43 vessels of 52,850 tons of
tonnage, with a carrying capacity of 75,000
tons of wheat. A year ago there was 43,000
tons of tonnage under' engagement for
A fire breaking out in the rear of the
locksmith shop of L. Mcl vie, No. 817 Mar
ket street, at 1:15 this morning, consumed
that and the adjoining buildings, Nos. 815,
813 and 811 Market street, and the rear
portion of No. 821.
The largest octopus, or devil fish, ever
brought to this city was captured by some
Italian fishermen last j Thursday, off - the
Farallone Islands, and placed on exhibition
in front of a fish stall in the Turk-street
market. The monster is about twelve feet
long from tip to tip.
A petition J has been forwarded to the
Board of Supervisors requesting the isola
tion of the Chinese iv order to prevent the
spread of small-pox.- 'They propose to
erect J barriers all around Chinatown and
forbid white men to pass them, and further
to remove the Chinese beyond the city
The Railroad Commissioners held Jan
executive meeting this morning in * con
sultation with Messrs. Cbipman, Belcher and
Barbour, their counsel in the test case to
be . brought by them against the Pacific
Coast Steamship Company, to ascertain
the powers and jurisdiction of the Com
missioners in relation to water transporta
tion companies. J fly y
: : The disease of pneumonia among horses
threatens to become epidemic. * Many val
uable * horses ' have been -*■ attacked, i and
nearly every prominent j stable in the city
has lost some animals. It is said that
more than 100 J horses died last week in
San J Francisco. J In .ordinary cases - the
s ; gus of /attack are fever and coughing.
Inflammation of the lungs then sets in, and
the disease results in death.
Jo3eph ' Windrow, ' Sr.', : died yesterday
morning at the advanced age of 66 years."
He was better known among his numerous
acquaintances by the name of "Joe Win
drow. " . He , had resided in this city since
1549, anil leaves -a large family, to mourn
his loss. J-, The deceased was an ardent ad
mirer of athletic sports, and occupied at
one time ■: a : prominent " position -in the
Olympic : Club. >" He : will be 'buried';;, to
morrow afternoon j from his late residence,
cornerof Mission and Twenty-sixth streets.
Wortuv *ms Bear.— One of the most welcome ex
changes we have received is the Sacramento Rscord-
T'kio.n. newspapers io the country are edited
with equal ability. ; In literary refinement of char
acter It excels ; for simplicity, clearness and dimity
of style its editorials are worthy lha best journals
of America or England. For these and other meri
torious qualities It receives an extended and profit
able support from ths Republican masses of the
Pacific slope.— [National '■■ Republican, Washington,
D. C. ;J"..j; --Try- .Ty' - .:-*"• . - _ -.
A London paper says that all the princes
of j* the | reigning ; house £ of I Germany j are
taught same useful trade when young, in
order to accustom them to the realities of
lite. Very much J the same system obtains
in this country among the sons of rich men, .
their bent being I generally in the direction
of agriculture, with a preference for oats.
CANVASS OF THE VOTE.
The official canvass of the electoral vote
and the vote for. Congressmen was made by
Secretary . of ; State Burns yesterday.' J '? For
the t Republicans S there attended W. W.
Morrow and J. Stepacher, and for the Demo
crats E. W. Maslin and William Broderbk.
Had Mr. Burns done as was done elsewhere,
the vote of California would have been given
to General Garfield by a good \ plurality.
The returns of Mendocino, Lassen and Siski
you came up without > being attested - by the
seal of the Supervisors, as by law required,
and were, to all intents and purposes, blank
papers, bearing no sign :of official , identity.
Had the j Secretary not opened them as re
ceived, and had he held them sealed till yes
terday,' as he had the right to do under the
law, the returns of the counties ' named must
have been rejected. But as the returns came
in the Secretary opened them, and, discover
ing the fatal blunder named, he telegraphed
to the County Clerks of those counties, thus
enabling them to file proper returns within
time,: and by that means the Democratic
Electors' plurality was saved,
J I Mr. Edgerton received the highest vote for
any Republican Elector— 80,348— and Mr.
Del Valle the highest for any Democratic
Elector— Taking one from the other
and Hancock's plurality is found to be 94,
not G4 as insisted by some.
.Another calculation employed by some is
to gain an average of each side, and ascertain
the difference, as the aggregate of the Repub
lican Electors' votes is 481,638, and the aver
age is 80,273. Aggregate Democratic vote,
482,014 ; average, 80,335s ; difference, an im
possible C2jj votes. -.. It is beyond dispute that
94 is the correct plurality of the Democracy.
The totals of the vote as canvassed "are as
follows: ... ' -yy:::_yi:y,
Electors — Republicans : Miller, 80,282 ;
Edgerton, 80,348; Bauer, 80.281 Fox, 80,
--229 ; McKaig, 80,245 ; Bard, 80,253. Demo
crats : Wallace, 80,420; Terry, 79,885 ;
Short, 80.420; Brown, 80,413; Henley, 80,
--428; Del Valle, 80.442. Greenbackers :
Dann, 3,381 ; Clark, 3.394 ; Kidney, 3,318 ;
Redstone, 2,531 Elliott, 3,309 ; McQuiddy,
3 365. Prohibitionist : Bramall, 54 ; Webb,
49 ; Caldwell, 50 ; Clark, 50 ; Winchester, 61 ;
Woods, 56. f: Anti-Masonic : Beck, 5 ; Finch,
6;~ Morrill, -'6 ; Metcalf, 5; Harrow, *6;
Lathrop,' 0. Scattering, 70 ; Low, 830. £*»
' Congressmen — First Distiict : Horace
Davis, 19,496; W. S. Rosecrans, 21,205: S.
Maybell, 683 ; scattering, 5. Second Dis
trict : H. F. Page, 22.038; J. R. Gla»cock,
18,859 ; B. K. Low, 113 ; Benjamin Todd,
182 ; scattering, 1. Third Distiict : George
A. Knight, 20,404 ; C. P. Berry, 21.743 ; A.
Mussleman, 85 ; B. K. Low. 2 ; A. J. Clark,
25; W. 0. Howell, 142; W. C. Howell, 11 ;
Otis Smith, 5; scattering, 4. Fourth Dis
trict: R. Pacheco, 17,768; W. Leach, 17,
--577; J. F. Godfrey, 3,430 ; H. W. Wheeler,
13 ; scattering, 12. .
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THE ' NEXT ': ASSEMBLY— LIST.
J Secretary of State Burns has received a
statement of the political status and address
of the members-elect to the next Assembly.
R. stands for Republican, D. for Democrat,
G. for Greenbacker. In San Francisco some
of those marked D. were on both the Demo
cratic and Workingmen _ tickets, but the
classification in that respect is not made :
Alameda— W. W. Cameron, it, Oakland; L. B.
Edwards, R., Oakland ; Valentine Alviso, Liver
more. . * - ■
Amador— Chapman Warldns, It., Sutter Creek ;
C. B. Swift, D , lone City
Butte— Joseph C. Wertsbaugher, R., Chico ;
Leom 11. Freer, I)., Oroville.
Contra Costa— Joseph V. Jones, R., Martinez.
■. Calaveras— B. Reddick, R., San Andreas.
Colusa and Tehama— W. P. Mathews, D., Te
: Del Norte— W. B. Mason, R., Crescent City.
JEI Dorado Thomas Fraser, R., Placerville.
El Dorado aui Alpine— Cyrus Coleman, 11., Mark
leevillt.ll _ *: .'. *"A
Fresno— C. J. Griffith, D , Fresno City.
' Humßoldt — W. G. Mudgett, I), and (i , Areata.
* . Inyo and Mono — Joseph Wasson, R., Bodie.
Los Angeles— J. F. Ciank, It., Los Angeles; R. F.
Del Valle, D., Los Angeles.
; Lake— ll. J. Compton, D-, Lakeport. -JJ-y*. .
Mariposa and Merced— J. W. Bost, D., Merced.
Marin— C. L. Estee, It., Nicasio.
Mendocino— William Holden, D., Ukiah.
Monterey— Harris Kilburue, It., Salinas City. ..'
[ Chancellor Harstob. R., Napa City. ■
: Nevada— Vf: D. Long, R., Nevada City ; .1. I!. Pat
terson, R., Nevada City ; Thomas Nein, 1:., Grass
Valley. ,* *.
Placer— J E. Hale*, R., Auburn.
j Plumas and Lassen— W. W. Ke logg, D., -Quincy.
J San Francisoo— Ninth District — O'Con
nor. D., 14-24 Kearny street ; John D. Sien, It., 031
Greenwich street ; Horace .G. Platt, D., 1407 Jones
street ; F. J. Binder, D., 410 Broadway street.
'lentil District— B. May, 15., 1114 Clay street ;
David McCluro, X., Occidental Hotel ; Ira O. Uoitt,
11., 907 Bush street ; Oscar Lewis, 15., 2C03 Sacra
mento street. Eleventh District — Edward Keating,
D., 14*2 Second street ; Dennis Geary, D., -49 Fre
mont street ; J. J. McCallion, P., 69 Natoma street ;
J. G. Noonan, D., 711 Howard street. Twelfth Dis
trict— 11. Lane, D., 12C8 Market street; John Burns,
D.. northeast corner Bryant and Park avenue ; W.
J. Gavigan, D., 033 Stevenson street; J. XI. Gilmore,
D., 130 Clara street. Thirteenth District— J. Vs.
McDonald, D., 1314 Scott street; P. Garrity. !».,
30 Dsrland street ; H. J. Jackson, D., 221 Linden
avenue ; M. B. Howard, D., "24-2 Oak street.
Sacramento —J. N. Young, R., W. C. Van Fleet,
R., Sacramento; J. E. Baker, R., I*l ton. -
ban Diego W. Hcndri'ks, R., San Diego.
, San Bernardino — H. M. Slreeter, 11., Riverside.
San Luis Obispo — P. W. Murphy, D., Paso
Santa Barbara and Ventura— Milton Wasson, R.,
Santa Clara— John Reynolds, R., M lus 11. Gray,
R., San Jose ; Christian Wentz, It., Gilroy. ... .
Santa Cruz — F. Cunningham, D , Santa Cruz.
San Benito — J. 11. Mathews, D., San Benito.
San Joaquin— R. Sargent, It, C. C. Paulk, It,
Stockton ; John Patterson, It., Linden.
San Mateo— C. N. Felton, It, Menlo Park.
Sierra— Geo. Wood, R., Sierra valley. J -
Sitkijou and Modoc — John Daggett, D., Klamath
Mills. -■■-.- . -'-. - C
Stanislaus— L. C. Branch, D., Modesto.
Solano E. E. Leake, D., Dixon.
: (A tie between Leach, X., and Goodyear, D. A
special election ordered.)
Sonoma— E. L. Whipple, D Santa. Santa Rosa; Edward
C. Hinsbaw, D., Pelaluma ; James Samuels, D.,
Sutter— A. L. Chandler, R., Kicolaus.
Trinity and Shasta— John McMurray, D., Weaver
Tulare and Ktrn— R. E. Arriek, D., Bakersfield.
Tuolumne— C. Biuney, D., Sonora.
Yolo— F. E. Baker, D., Woodland.
Yuba— W. H. Parks, R., Marysville; J. P.Brown,
I Summary— Republicans, 41 ; Democrats, 33 ;
; Burning Up Evidence. Yesterday fore
noon during the session of the ' Police Court
the smoke and smell of burning woolen filled
the Court-room, which for a time remained a
perplexing mystery. Everybody in the
room thought their clothes were on fire. The
Judge reluctantly joined in the surmise that
probably he, too, was being consumed. - He
vacated hi* official chair, took off his coat
and examined it, and everybody waited to
see whether it was "the Court" that was
on fire. ■ Finally he came to the conclusion
that he was not the one that was getting
scorched, and put. on his coat. Then at
torneys and police officers and spectators
took their turn at pulling off their coats,
and examining the back of them, only
to be disappointed in not finding an expla
nation. It was probably a little the most
ridiculous looking crowd during this stripping
and self-examination that ever occurred. in a
Court-room, and if a person ould have seen
it without knowine* the causa for the pro
ceedings, he would no doubt have concluded
that the whole audience, from Judge down,
were under charge of having stolen some
thing and were peeling off to show that they
were , not the "guilty party. • It's a strange
thing that a man never looks anywhere only
at bis coat-tail when he smells fire, and in a
Court of justice, when the search is earnestly
engaged iv by Court, attorneys and audience
generally, it makes the : peculiarly graceful
and artistic scene highly interesting. After
the full effect of such \a , search had been
endured ' in ' this cms until the ' suspense
was painful, Officer Carroll ascertained that
the smoke came ' from a cell underneath the
Court-room, which was occupied by Charles
Small, arrested for larceny, - and . who was
simply burning up his clothes so that they
might not be used as conclusive evidence of
his robbery of the store from which they had
been stolen. When the cause of the burning
odor became known in the Court-room, every
one quietly crawled into his coat and locked
about with an unconscious air to see if any
body had noticed that he had been engaged
in the same performance as all thereat. The
burning operations came near, cot* being so
amusing to -Small, i for the smudge in his
close cell from the I burning cloth almost
smothered him. His J vest was almost con
ruined, and other parts of his clothing were
badly burned. They were put out as soon as
the fre was discovered, and will be retained
to ascertain from whence they were stolen.
' [ ___-_——. — «_* _ — i
; Special Election.— The Governor I has
ordered a special election to be held in Solano
couuty for Assemblyman, because at the late
election |F. A: Leach and A. Goodyear 1 re
ceived each an equal number of votes. The
new election is to be held Saturday, Decem
ber llth. y.yr-yyr"f. -J-'-'..
Da. I"ns*.r's Liquor Ajrntxn a. carefully prepared
of the best e^ulJl Bark by M. S. Hammer, druggist,
Sacramento. (The celebrated cure for drunkenness.
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Hammer's Gltct.rolr or Tan, for coughs and
colds, contains no opiates or astringents. : The best
preparation out for children.
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■ Hammer's C -.soar* Saorada Bitters touches the
right spot in dyspepsia, cjustipation and liver com
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Hammer's Cascara Sagrada Bitters cures al
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[SPECIAL TO THE RECORD ON.] j
PASSENGERS PASSING ; OABLHT.
Two Men Shot with One Bullet at San
OBEGOX AND WA-lIIM. !OV TEBBITOBY
Stabbing : Affray at Fort Gamble About
;~ '■' . Squaws. ••',.*.-. I
i*47~"''.* "'•**-* CALIFOBNIA. '.*: ' ■'■ I
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Contract Let. yy-r
San Francisco, November 29th. —The
Board of Trustees of the Orphans' Home, I.
O. G. T., met at the Lick House this even
ing, and awirded the contract for erecting a
new school building at the Home to Carle &
Croly, of Sacramento. The building is to be
a two-story frame with brick basement, and
the contract was let at $3,497, exclusive of
the brick work.
Small-Pox— The Schroder Case.
San - Francisco, November 29th.— Only
two cases of small- were reported to-day.
* It is expected that it will take several days
to obtain a jury in the Schroder case, owing
to the very general '-■ expression ; of opinion
among the people of Oakland.
The Schroder Trial.
Oakland, November 29th.— The Schroder
trial commenced to-day at 9 a. m. A venire of
twenty-four was exhausted and only four
jurors obtained. The Court adjourned till
1 P. M. to-morrow, and a venire of seventy
five more was ordered. Hall McAllister and
A. A. Moore are associated with W. W.
Moore for the defense, and Colonel Gibson
and ich. Montgomery fur the prosecution.
The Court-room was crowded, great interest
in the case being manifest. "J
Sastaßakbaea, Nt vember 29th.- -It com
mencing to rain, with a strong breeze from
Los Angeles, November 29th.— A light
rain fell at 3:20 this morning, and continued
at intervals till 4 p.m. Nine-bundredths of
an inch fell. It is now clear and cold.
Nevada, November 20J;h.— weather
is very cold, with strong indications of a snow
" Third Trial of n suit for Damages.
Nevada, November 291h. — The third trial
of the important mining suit of W. Sowden
vs. the Idaho Gold | and Silver Mining Com
pany commenced to-day in the Superior
Court. The plaintiff sues said company for
$50,000 damages, on the grounds that he lost
one of his legs and sustained other injuries,
owing to the use of dangerous blasting pow
der in the mine. '■- ■ "'.-T" J j^ *
Struck by a Train,
Pleasanton, .November 29i,h.— The east
bound overland passenger train to-day struck
a man in a buggy at the crossing about one
mile west of this place. The buggy was com
pletely demolished. The man was brought
to this place by the train, but only lived
about five minutes after it arrived. From
papers found on the body bis name is Thomas
Goodbody, and he hails from Gilroy, Cal. .
Two . Hen Shot ..Wilh . One ; Bullet — Bat
little mope— Delivered llfmseir Up.
San Jose, November 20th. — This evening,
shortly after 7 o'clock, Joe Patton, an ex
policeman of this city, shot Robert Brower,
the barkeeper at the Pacific Hotel. The bul
let passed in under the left nipple and out
under the right nipple, making a very Bore
flesh wound. The same bullet struck Charles
M. Schiele, proprietor of the house, in the
back part of the left thigh, cutting through
his pants and driving his underclothing into
his leg ; but the ball did not penetrate. Pat
ton was j immediately . arrested. | . The row
commenced about 25 cents. J It appears that
Patton got his rapper and did not have the
money, and the barkeeper abused him. He
was then put out by the landlord and bar
keeper. Ho returned in a short time, paid
the barkeeper, and the latter claims that
Patton then tick him. They then clinched,
and Schiele and the barkeeper put him out.
, They had a tussle on the sidewalk, and while
this was going on, or immediately after, the
shot was fired. The case will be investigated
as soon as the men are able to appear against
W. C. Ackerly, who was so severely
burned by the upsetting of a coal-oil lamp, is
still alive and it is believed slightly improved,
but the attending physician has little hope
for him. ' »
Yesterday morning Fred. Krahenberg, the
young man indicted with Augustus Doudeu
for the robbery of the residence of J. S. King,
delivered himself up to the Chief of Police.
He was arraigned, and his trial has been set
for . the 3 1 of December. He claims to be
innocent. . ---"y.
MOJAVE, November 29th. The following
southern overland passengers passed Mojave
to-day to arrive in San Francisco to-morrow :
Mrs. Hathamb, Los ADgeles; H." Savidge
and wife. Miss Millie S. Cutter. Michigan ;
T. Gardner, San Francisco ; Mrs. J. H.
Baker. Tombstone ; S. Meyer, John Mans
field, W. G. Turner and family, Los Angeles;
S. I. Lincb, Santa Cruz ; G. H. Suphens,
Harshaw ; A. W. Beck with, Ventura ; J.
B. Kane, wife and daughter, Santa Ana ; C.
E. Huber (Deputy Sheriff) and prisoner, San
Francisco ; JR. F. Del Valle, Governor J. W.
Broderick, Los Angeles : A. Witt, San
Francisco ; E. Miller, Arizona.
— — . — •
Passengers Passing Carlin.
Carlin, November 29th. — The ,. following
passengers passed Carlin to-day, to arrive in
Sacramento to-morrow : - Mr. J. C. Smith
and wife, Nagasaki, China ; H. P. Wyan,
New York H. B. Underhill and wife, Oak
land ; George L. Beaver, San Francisco ; H.
M. Freeman, Deer Lodge, Montana ; B. N.
Boyle, Portland, Or.; William Musgrave,
Philadelphia ; J. N. Gregory, New York ;
P. Huffer, Germany ; F. Reid. Japan ; N.
H. Craig, San J ewe, Mo.; G. A. Long,
Washington, D. C. ; H. Blewitt, Canada;
Miss A. King, San Francisco ; Mrs. T. Dal
lyr>, : Miss Ada DaliyD, New York ; George
Sutz and wife, Mrs. Anderson and two chil
dren, Elko, Nev,; H. H. Smith, Sacramento;
SO emigrant passengers, including 58 males,
to arrive in Sacramento December Ist.
Batlroad l'rogrcss — Bridge Building—
Mb cat riiet— Weather— Sentenced to
Portland, November 29th. — A force of sur
veyors is engaged surveying and locating the
route of the Oregon Railway Company, lim
ited, from Dayton, Yamhill couuty, to Port
land. Grading, has ! commenced at Dayton, I
and will be lied ward as rapidly as pos
sible. Two hundred graders are employed.
The intention of the company is to have the
road completed and equipped to this city by
the Ist of next August. :..v ;••"•:
Work on the new bridge across the Wil
lamette at this city is being pushed vigor
ously forward. A large ft.rce of men is em
ployed, taking advantage of . the low stage
of J water. The foundations for :, three of
the principal piers are already j completed,
and the . large iron cylinders on which the
structure will rest are being placed in position.
.There is no special movement in the wheat
market. " Shippers are not under any pressure
to fill engagements already made,' and as the
disengaged tonnage is - practically nothing,
business is rather dull. . . The quotations are
Sl 45© 1 50. with most transactions atSl 47 J.
The weather is clear and cold.
' Thomas Murray, for larceny, was sentenced
to the Penitentiary for two years to-day by
Judge Stott. • J T*-." ""
Suicide— Dropped Dead — "Weather — De
-fkf":':■,-.J.parture for Ihe East, .. ; .-■
- Walla Walla, November 29th.-;A young
man, aged 20 years, sou of W. G. Kirkman, .
of the Frisco Restaurant, in this city, killed
himself on i Saturday ' afternoon. , It might
have been accidental, Lut there aro suspicions
that it was suicide. J
' An old gentleman named Boulon dropped
dead Friday night over a billiard-table in his
saloon. He was an old pioneer, aged 70. ' ■y
_:-. The weather is eld and clear. . The ther
mometer marked 9° above zero last night, "-i
General Tannett left this morning for the
East. 7 ..j ; ■ ___ '-"*- 7 : ;;" ■ y. -■
' Slabbing Affray-Seeking Bepalri.
.1 Poet To wk send, November 29 th. — A cut
ting scrape occurred at Port Gamble Sunday
morning, resulting from a drunken quarrel
about squaws, in which a man named Hughes
was badly stabbed by a sailor named Padden.
The wounds are | not considered dangerous,
but will probably prevent Hughes attending
to business for some time. -~ - :
■'■ :- The bark Lizzie i Marshall was ; towed to
Port Blakeley to-day for repairs. ; .-
Hammer's Gltcebole •or 1 Tab lias > been
before the public for tie past six years, and
ita constantly increasing demand , is the best
, testimonial of its success. fyfwf'y-T- * :
. . -♦■ -
~. Ask Yocr Dbdgoist for Hammer's Gly*
cerole of Tar for coughs and colds, and take
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS.
• J. Typhoid fever is epidemic in Grass Val
ley. : y:f- fy. y f~yT:..yy-
yf Main , street, Bodie, is 8,277 feet above
Ti The Idaho Legislature will meet Decem
ber 15th. ; . ■' ' T-" T. .yyTyf/T-
y Reno, Nev., : consumes J 30,000 cords of
wood annually. .-- ";.'.*.'
'if. There are 20,000 cords of wood piled in
the outskirts of Bodie.
; The ; skating ;is now excellent in many
places along the Car3on river.
J- Ground has been ; broken for the new
railroad shops at West Oakland.
" \ New Mexico papers believe that Victorio
ie yet alive and will soon be heard from. **
7 Fresh butter and eggs cannot bo obtained
in La Grande, Idaho, for love nor money.
■ A four mill tax has been voted for the
support of the* public J school in Jackson
ville, Or. : ,
? Olympia, W. T., claims the largest in
crease of population of any of the Terri
torial towns. i :~ff:yyyf f
J Sheep are - doing i. better * than cattle in
northern Sonoma this fall,' as they can live
f Apples - are said to be much better
flavored this year than usual in Washing
ton Territory, although the quantity grown
The Bodie Standard-News is now under
the business management of J. Mason
Haight, who entered : upon his duties last
Saturday.' J. ;*.' .„,;,. .iff.: sf.y._ :'K'~_f.
.: The tax levy of Washington county,
Oregon;' for J the current - year ■is 18 mills.
The total tax : of the county as returned by
the Assessor is §30,319 34.
; During the past summer more buildings
were erected in ; Butte than in' any othtr
town in Montana. Almost every third
house in town is a new one.
The Riverside fruit cannery has shipped
this season twenty-one carloads of fruit
aggregating 232 tons, and four carloads of
honey which amounted to some 45 tons.
The Watsonville Pajaronian has reduced
its size one column on a page the proprie
tor evidently becoming tired of publishing
a long primer paper in a nonpareil town. -
The Golden Era of San Francisco has en
tered upon the twenty-ninth year of its
existence. It now appears in a octave
form, and presents a more attractive make
up than ever.
The Albany (Or.) City Council last week
passed an ordinance compelling laundries
to pay a license of $15 quarterly. China
men protest, but they will have to pay or
move across the river.
A bat was found in the Bakersfield Court
house last week. It measured 20 inches
from the tip of one wing to the tip of the
other, and its body was 5_ inches long
from the tip of the nose to the extremity of
The first acre of sugar beet just har
vested in Puyallup valley, W. T., yielded
18 tons. The dry season cut the crop
short, but the samples are splendid. Sam
ples will soon be sent to Alvarado, Cal., to
jAt Carson City, Nev., they have scarlet
fever, mumps, pneumonia, whooping cough,
measles, epizootic, .glanders, hog cholera,
leprosy, salt rheum and elephantiasis, and
feeling lonesome, have instituted a close
search for small-pox.
An impression has gone abroad that the
forthcoming session of the Nevada Legisla
ture "will commence on the first Monday in
February. This is erroneous. The new-
Legislature will meet as usual, on the first
Monday in January.
■ . ; ___. McDermott, an experiencetl brick
maker, has found what he pronounces ex
cellent clay for the manufacture of bricks
in Pierce county, W. T. He is stripping
the soil from the bod of clay and will soon
erect a shed 100 by 200 feet, under which
he expects to work all winter. ._ ,
A man in Canelelara, Nev., has given up
the business of saloon-keeping after an ex
perience of two weeks. " For"" says he,
"if times are lively and business good, a
man's customers are liable to get drunk
and kill him ; while on the other hand, if
times are dull and people don't drink, he
is sure to starve to death."
After two years more coquetting with
various places for bonus inducements, the
Sweepstakes Plow Company have deter
mined to remove from San Leandro to
Benicia, the citizens t>f that town having
purchased and donated to them the build
ings, wharves and other property formerly
used by the Pacitic Mail Steamship Com
For several days past large and small
bears have been numerous on tbe ridge be
tween Alpha aud the Big tunnel, lli miles
east . of Truckee. The largest footprint
shows that the bear which made it measures
10i inches across the ball of the foot. This
monster is not "Brin" of the club-foot,
but its pedal extremities are equally as ex
tensive as the old terror's.
Santa Rosa rejoices in being the habita
tion of a J Justice of the Peace who goes
straight through all tissues and frauds of
testimony to the gist of a cause, and de
cides according to his notions of justice
and law. Onoe Jon a time two litigants
appeared before him, swearing directly op
posite. The Judge addressed them, saying,
"One of you two men have sworn to a
d- — — d lie, and I believe it is you," point
ing his finger at the delinquent.
MADAME RACHEL, THE "ENAMELER."
A report comes by cable of the death in
prison at London of the celebrated Mme.
Rachel, the so-called female beautifier, or
enameler. Mme. Rachel, whose real name
was Levi, or Levison, '. used to carry on
business as a perfumer in the neighborhood
of Burlington Gardens. She advertised a
peculiar treatment warranted to make the
patient beautiful forever, and a large num
ber, of ladies whose personal attractions
were fading availed themselves of her skill,
Her process was to give one or two washes
to her patient, which brought out frightful
eruptions on the skin, then to decline to
proceed further until . a bargain was
made and • the - money paid, terri
fying her patient at the same . time
by assuring her that if J the process
ceased at the particular stage to which it
had been carried she would not be beauti
ful but hideous for . the remainder of her
existence. Against one of them, the wife
of an Admiral in the navy, Rachel brought
an action for breach of contract, claiming
£1,000 as the price of "restoration." The
jury, however, gave a verdict against her,
and her ill-success in this lawsuit proba
bly was the cause of the famous trial at the
Old Bailey in 186S, when Mme. Richael ap
peared in the dock at the suit of Mrs. Bor
rodaile, one of her dupes, on a charge
of obtaining money under false pretenses.
Mrs. Borrodaile was evidently a , woman
of weak intellect' and. undoubtedly of ad
vanced' years, * but on the strength of a
promise from Mme. Rachel that the come
liness of youth should be restored to her
and that she should marry - Lord Rane
lagh, she parted with over £3,000 to the
importer, fy A V servant ' represented, '■* Lord .
Rantlagh at several interviews and the
lady was delighted, . but her supplies of
money gave out and Mme. Rachel had the
hardihood to have her arrested for a breach
of contract. This led to a revelation of all j
the proceedings, and after a short trial |
•Mine. Rachel was sentenced to five years' !
imprisonment.* She could net have been
liberated more than a few months when
■he had won back many of her old custom
ers, and for some years continued driving a
profitable , trade. -On February 23, 1878,
she was ' f \ again y: committed -; for trial
on .. the : charge ;of - J obtaining £200
by . ■* ■": false * pretenses - from •• Mrs. C.
Pearse, v who had been "• induced to leave
all her jewels in the impostor's hands in
consideration *" of J being • rendered forever
beautiful. Mrs. ; Pearse J was a ? married
woman, about 24 years old/ and a daughter
of the i celebrated tenor,'; Mario, and the •
wife ; of ';, a ; stock-broker, _* She i was ' put
through a coir ; of washes, lotions and
baths, represented by Rachel to ' be enor
mously expensive, immediately after which
the usual rash broke . out .on her face and !
completely disfigured* her. In this condi
tion | Rachel demanded more money, and !
threatened her if - it . were not forthcoming .
that she would discontinue the treatment, :
and thus the patient would be I hideous for
life. Terrified by these threats,' Mrs. Pearse j
confessed all to her husband. Rachel; was
brought J to J trial, ; found J guilty, and con
demned to penal Servitude for, five i years,
which she had not yet served out when she
was overtaken by death. " ' -*_>*■
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ODDS AND ENDS.
JJ* What's' the odds !if we did get ever,
[New York News.
The sun - travels lively on its own rays
course.— [Whitehall Times. -
Many a man is willing to hold the stakes
when the bet is a bottle pf wine. ;. w^JJ.^i
As "with a woman, so with the horse.
His back hair is his mane trouble. .* *""v
The little princess cannot . yet : walk
Spanish. — [New Orleans Picayune. ;
A sick man is considered out of danger
when the doctor discontinues his visits.
: : A fac simile of the first edition of Rob
inson Crusoe is to be issued in London. ..,.'
- Many a man slips a three-cent piece into
the contribution box with a ten-cent air. . "'■
The bicycle man has not yet gone to
Wheeling Virginia.— [New Orleans Pica
Tha paper known as the Harvard Crim
son ought to be red.— [New Orleans Pica
The bobtailed horse spends his whole
existence in lamenting his lack of terminal
facilities. fi f-T. f' yy y. '_.■_,
American 5 hams are sent to England re
covered, branded with new names and sold
as English meat.
Why is the discovery of the North Pole
like an illicit whisky manufactory? Be
cause it is a secret still.
The rich colors of American autumnal
leaves are described by an English visitor
as "a little bit tawdry." : "ff}'_.
.'■' Texas has 2,000 miles more railroad now
than she had in 1870.** The taxable prop
erty is forty per cent, greater. fyfyfyf
Henry Wallace and Jane Wallace his
wife, have entered college at the Wesleyan
University, Conn., as " freshmen."
A Massachusetts husband anil wife were
one day recently traveling on the Colony
Line with their twenty-one children.
The Custom-house officers in New York
carefully inspect the inside of fishing rods.
Sarah Bernhardt can't slip into the country
in that fashion. - * "*i*J" J
A "Gems of Thought" writer taya :
".No star ever rose and set without influ
ence somewhere." It is the same way with
a hen. — [New Orleans Picayune.
A South End man asked a one-armed or
gan-grinder if he was a survivor of the
late war, and the organist replied : "Hang
it, do I act as though I was killed in it?"
A young lawyer in Arkansas, having a
case decided against him by the Court,
said : "Well, now, I'll just take this case
before another Judge, and let him make a
guess what the law is, too."
A man at Bingham tern, N. V., wanted
to have some fun with an old lady by
playing ghost. The only mistake he made
was in not finding, out beforehand that she
kept a shot-gun iv the house.
" There is a great deal in having a win
ning way," remarked Jimmy Tuff boy, as
he surveyed j both pockets of his panta
loons, which were as full of marbles as a
Thanksgiving turkey is of stuffing. : HJ; >
An American lawyer is now Attorney-
General of the Sandwich Islands. If in
two years he doesn't own the entire coun
try and hold the King's note for a large
sum he is ne credit to the American bar.
An advertisement in an English society
journal is accompanied by a cut of a mus.
tached man who wears a corset. The
motto of the merchants is, " When nature*
fails then art steps in." The dramatic
profession is mentioned as among the wear
ers of the article.
A lady wants to know why the railroad
companies do not provide special cars for
tobacco-chewers as well as for smokers.
Bk-ssyour innocent heart ! Tobacco chaw
era are not so particular as that. An
ordinary passenger car is good enough for
them. [Boston Transcript. -_:ff.
He was the only son of his own mother,
the pride, the hope, the apple of her eye.
O'er his fair head scarce three summers
had passed. "An be sure, Peter, and re
collect this," said his fond and only mother,
as she shut up the good book, " never put
off till to-morrow what you can do to-day."
"A — h J" said Peter, with glistening eyes,
"then let's finish up the pudding to
In an action that was recently tried in
an English Court, when the question in
dispute was as to the quality and condition
of a gas- pipe that had been laid down many
years before, a witness stated that it was
an old pipe, and therefore out of condition.
The Judge remarked that " people do not
necessarily get out of condition by being
old," the witness promptly answered,
" They do, my lord, if buried in the
The estate of Wm. Birks Rhodes, called
the Hounslow miser, who died in 1878, has
lately been wound up. It realized the
sum of £78,000 from investments, chiefly
in gas shares, and was bequeathed in equal
parts to the Lifeboat Institution and the
Royal Hospital, Gray'a-Inn road. The sale
of the effects in the residence of the de
ceased realized £5 17s, and the sum of
£100 has been received by each of the five
next of kin from the above-named institu
tions in full of all demands. '_
A motor yacht without steam now makes
her way about Boston harbor. It illus
trates the working of a compressed-air pe
troleum engine. I No smoke-pipe is visible,
for there is none, nor any need of any, for
there is no smoke and not so much fire as
the flame of on ordinary kerosene lamp.
The whole engine and running machinery
are contained in a long, low box in the bot
tom of the boat, occupying scarcely more
room than would be required for the bal
last of a sailboat of its size. The peculi
arity of this engine is that a common
match brings it instantly into full working
A cave in eastern Tennessee is two miles
in length, and has openings at both ends.
The owners of the ground around each en
trance charged for admission and acted as
guides for visitors. Their rivalry led to
serious fights in the cave, for each held the
other to be a trespasser. Then one of the
contestants hit upon a novel and effective
means of ruining the other's business. :He
sunk a shaft so as to admit a large stream
into the cave at. about the center, and, as
there was an incline. in a favorable direc
tion, the water poured out at the enemy's
portal, while his own was unobstructed.
The matter is to be made the subject of a
lawsuit. ' . • .
fiifff. '■ ARCADE j HC^EL. , -; ;
Sacrakrnto, November 23, 1880.
__ S Rothschild, San Fran A H l'a>.- *n, San Fran
B A Schlinghejde, do H Van Huesen, do
Geo L Carroll, do C II Lindley, do
W G Roberts, do II 't Dorrancc, Stockton
Mrs C Sullivan, Virg City J W Atkinson, San Franc
♦ c ■
For the Coughs akd Colds now prevail
in*?, Hammer's Glycerols of Tar is a specific.
. • ■ -
'■ RunrTATB tvs Livbr with Hammer's Cafcara
Sagiada Bitten, and health is the result.
Marysville— B. F. Bell to Mis. M. F. Shekels.
Marysville, November 27— William Wright to Dora
Auburn, November 24 Nelson B. Mikesell to Mrs.
i Alice Roes. -
Coico. November 24— James K. Boydstun to Laura
B. Whiteside. ."-- t •
Near Modesto, November Gilbert Dean to Mary
Sonora, November 24— Henry G. Wetmore to Mrs.
Sonora, November 25— Manuel Jac.b to Marie Silva.
Sacramento, November 25— Wife of Philip Dod-
* dridge, a daughter. ■•;. . . =..» - .
Washington, Yolo county, , November 29— Wife of
* John Foley, a daughter. *
Nevada Ci y, November 19— Wife of Henry Guen-
* ther, a daughter. .*... '
Near Martinez, November 17— Wife of Geo. Over-
bid, a daughter. / '.7 .
Woodland, November/ Wife of Prof."' A. ; U.
■ Elston, a daughter. * - - .
Bonora, November Wife of Wm. O. Tripp a
* daughter. , "
Red Bluff, November 2C — Wife of Prof Gans a
son. .' f- '
Sacramento, November Mabel Estelle, youngest
- daughter cf Rcbert and Josephine Uornback, 2
yean, 1 month and 14 days. .
[Friends and acquaintances ire respectfully Invited
to attend the funeral, which will take place from
•'- residence of parents, No. 1222 Fourth ttreel,' be-
! tween L and M, this afternoon at 2 o'clock.] -
On the Sacramento river, November 29 -Howard
T- Wright Ruuyon, a native of California, 4 yean, 6
months and 15 days.
Sacramento, , November 29— Mary, wife of Joseph
Faunandis, a native of County Donegal, Ireland,
... 33 years, 11 months ad 4 days. t .. ....
[Funeral notice hereafter.]
Sacramento,' November . 27— Agnes ' Livingston," a
- native of California, 1 year and 24 days.
Winters, Yolo county, November Tio» Reardjo,
28 yean. y
sville, November 26— Mary Johannes, 20 years, J
6 months ana 13 days. ■'.-'■ ■*-■*.*:.:-:■
Wheatland," November 25— Leoora May Stagncr, i.
- months tnd 3 diys.'JJ ' •.
Weaverville, November J 20 — James Pritcbett," 75 .
years. . .--.--..*«-
St. Helena, November 21— Agnes E. Clark, 80 yearr.
NEW ADVEBTISEMENTS. |
: Special ' Meeting :or gncrnmeuto J A ...
Royal Arch Chapter, No. 3, at the hal, , m £ t K^r -
THIS (Tuesday) EVENING, at 7 o'clock, I\J\
for Work in the Royal Arch Degree Sojourn- ' ™»> '
ing Companions are cordially invited to attend. ■- Dy
order of -' W. B. DAVIS, 11. P. .
: A. A. RgpixoToy. Secretary. : n3O It
I. O. O. P.- A meelins for .jiw^" .
work in Degree, of Rebekah Lod„-e, *Af?»sS ; v6. r .
will be held in Temple Hall, corner of -J&&f*3s?
X and Ninth streets, THIS (Tuesday) '''>*S4«*^
EVENING, at 7:30 o'clock, under the auspices of
Capitol Lodge, No. fc7, 1. O. O. F. - All members of *'
Sister Lo tes and their wives, and visiting brothers
in good standing having received this degree, or de-
sirii |» to received the same, arc cnniiully invited to
attend. - DANIEL FLINT, N. G.
P.- L.' llickma*. R. S. ■■■■• 18.C.l ii3o.lt
WANTED— A GIRL TO DO lIOU-EWORK.
Apply at this office &30 It*
WAN TED -A SITUATION BY AN EX-
perienced Boot and Shoe Sa'raman, lately
from the East. Address I). G.," this office. n3O-3t»
FOR SALE— A* SALOON DOING A GOOD,
pavng business and well located. ' For further "
particulars, apply to A. BREWER, Front street, :
between M sne N. . . * - nSO-lw
DR. J. SIMMS, THE CELEBRATED PHY.
Biojnotrist and eutertaiuing speaker, will
lecture on Physiognomy each evening this week,
except THURSDAY, at the Congregational Church,
on Sixth street, between I ami J, and dclineaU
character each day, at the ante-room of the Church.
Admission each evening, 25 cents; Course Ticket,
A UCTION SALE OF REAL ESTATE.
D. J. SIMMONS & CO. will sell onThur*dev, Dec.
2d, at 11 o'clock, on the premises, tbow***tt half lot _,
i. and F. Twelfth and Thirtemth streets, with a
FINE DWELLING thereon, containing .** Ine Rooms
and Bath room ; also, a tine Stable in the alley.
tST The above property will be positively and
peremptorily fold to the highe-t bidder, on account
of removal. Terms easy. Deed at expense of pur-
chaser. . ■ ryf .. * .
N OTJ^C E
Vl*****"* WILL SHORTLY HAVE THE LARGEST
IT Real Eslat: Sale of Busimss Property
which has ever taker, place in Sacramento, due
notice of which will be given.
n3O-3t ■ ... . D. J. SIMMONS. Auctioneer.
NOTICE TO__CH EDITORS.
T7-ISTATE OF WM. ROBINSON, DECEASED.—
Notice OF hereby ROBINSON, DECEASED.—
jj Notice is hereby given by the undersigned,
WILLIAM SALES, Executor of the estate of
WiLLIAM ROBINSON, deceased, to tho creditor,
of, and all persons having claims against Baid de-
ceased, to exhibit them, with the ueee s:vry affi-
davits or vouchers, within four months after the
first publication of this notice, to said Aeiin' cist rator,
at thetflice of P. J. Hopper. Ho. 829 J street, Sacra-
mento city. / WM. SALES, Executor.
Dated November 30, 1880.
P. J. Hol'l'Ha, Attorney for said Executor.
. , n3O lawlw'l'ti
THE SACRAMENTO BANK
WILL PAY THE HIGHEST MARKET PRICE
for State Controller's Warrants bn the State
Drainage Construction Fund and on the General
Fund. ED. It. HAMILTON, Cashier.
TO _Et_B_Bff'3C , _
THE ELEGANT TWO-STORY-AND- BASEMENT
frame bouse No. 1215 L street (FRONTING
CAPITOL PARK). The house is entirely new, hav-
ing never been occupied ; has seven large rooms,
bath and closets, hot and cold water, gas and gas
fixtures throughout. Kent, $45.
— House on corner of Fourteenth and T
streets, tl rooms ; $10.
ALSO— House on 1 ifteenth street, between I and
J, 5 rooms ; 813.
ALSO— Several small houses, $6 to $10 per month.
Apply to A. LEONARD,
n2_fl»tf ; No. 1012 Fourth «treet.
FOE. ' £3-_a_.X_23,
AOP ACRK3 OF LAND, EIGHT MILES
Tt/vO below Courtland, fronting one-half mile
on Miner's Slough on the east, and one half mile
on Prospect Slou.'h on the west. A portion of th«
tract is CHOICE VEGETABLE LAND.
For price anel particulars, apply to the
n!7-2plm SACRAMENTO BAN JC m
Of_f_ ACRES OF FIRST-CLASS RECLAIMED
/Z\J\J 'I ULE L\ND, situa ed ahout one mile
i south of the town of Melon, on An.jrt.s 1* laud, and
fronting on Jackson Slough. For price and par-
ticulars, inquire by letter or in person -■: the
nil --2 SAC HA MEMO ItlMi.
MANUFACTURERS, WHOLESALE AND lIE.
tail Dealers in every* kind and variety
of BUILDING and FINISHING UMBEB am.
WINDOWS AND BLINDS »
tS" Special Orders and odd-sizes promptiv flllod,
and shipped direct from the OREGON, RFrJWOOD
and SUGAR PINE MILLS of the Company.
QiMtKAL Orrtcx, No. 1310 Second Strket, *nua _..
Bk*_ich Yarb, Cojtxna TwEirrn *«a> J Sias-ir.
The Grand Hotel Property,
CENTRALLY LOCATED, ON THE CORNER .
of X and Front streets, in the. city of Sacra-
mento, having a frontiM of 85 feet, and being three
stories in hight. A bui'ding of modem oms'nia-
tion, containing CO well-lighted and pi. a-ani room&
conveniently arranged, and provi.. Ed wilh all recent
improvements and conveniences. The first or ground
floor is occupied for stores, saloon; barber shop and
hotel office, rented and yielding a fair incoire, whioh
can he materially increased by a reopening of the
upper portion of the premises. The I •*.*.*■ fling is In
good repair, and located on one ef the oldest and
most popular hotel sites in the city. Its proximity
to Passenger and Freight Depot, Steamboat Land-
ings, Express and Telegraph Offices, Honks and
business center, assure s a large and immediate
profitable trade to the house.
Is for sale, and must be sold.
Price. LOW— cash; balanco on
any time desired, at 7 per cent, per annum not.
tar OFFERS WANTED. **« '
For further particulars, address <iidvvnln<ler A
ParKOit*. Real Estate Agents, corner Third and
J streets, Sacramento. ijy n**7- 'plm
V"t7"HO DESIRE A CLEAR, NATURAL AJtD
* • ' Beautiful Complexion should use
And nothing else. No other TOILET SOAP la to
oleansicg, soothing and healing, it Cure* **_ln
1 Diseases of every Mini. For sale by Druggists
and Grocers generally. Atk for I' a OS I'll ATK
SOAP, and take nothing else. ■ n2O-2ptf
STEINWAY & SONS' PIANOS.
AHEYMAN, SOLE AGENT, I ._--*-fs***-*K» a
, Street, be*, dxth aid Seventh, S«E?*_3ai-M
apposite Court-house. PIANOS i r,n/'T f
LET Pianos iid on instaKme-ots *-« " w * "
-'■ " ' - o''-L''.l" __-
HAVING REMOVED MY CIGAR STORE FROM
J street, between Mnth and T. nth, t* 412 J "
street, between Fourth and Fitth, I Invite my old
patrons and the publio to give me a call • Tho best
cigars found in the city, with - long line of smokers'
articles. [n27-3plm| "J, GEORGE KEUTH.
NOTICE TO PRINCIPALS,
Teachers and Janitors. '
AT THB MEETING OF THE C TV BOARD OP
Education held WEDNESDAY,; November
10th, the following Resolutions were adopted, to wit:
■ Resolved," "That all pupils a eo,.ii the tiubHa
schools of this city be, and they are le retry re<]'nired
to furnish to their respective teacher*, within ten dan
after the publication of notice, a certificate from
their family or other phyelcian certifying that they
are sufficiently protected by ******* nation."
Resolved, "That all the" principals, teachers and
, janitors employed by this Board a*, hereby required
to furnish to the Superintendent ,i oertiflcrte tre«n a
physician certifying , that they . r*.* sufficiently pro-
tected by vaccination." '" - ...
■"-' The Wank certificates that have been distributed
must be properly flhe-l, signed a* , turned to this
office within ten divs from date of this notia.
Respectfully, F. L LASHES Superintendent
Office Superintendent City schools, Novemb»r
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