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HOW A GREAT CHARITY WAS HANDLED.
Governor Beaver, of Pennsylvania, and
the Johnstown Relief Commission, have
made an elaborate report of the receipt
and expenditure of funds for the relief of
sufferers by the Johnstown flood. It makes
a thick, closely-printed book.
Since the spirit of charity is so strong in
the American people, and their response
to the cry of distress in great disasters is
so prompt and generous, it is well that
such reports as that referred to should
have wide publicity, that the people may
be encouraged to similar deeds of relief
and feel assured that their contributions
are faithfully applied.
From the voluminous report we learn
that the loss of life by the Pennsylvania
disaster was 2,142 persons, 923 being fe
male and 1,219 males. Only 617 females
and 498 males were found and identified.
There were 636 of both sexes found whose
bodies were not identified.
The result of the flood was that 124
women were made widows, and 198 men
lost their wives by drowning aud by fire.
Of orphans made by the flood, 311 are
fatherless and 106 motherless; 98 children
lost both parents, and 99 whole families
met their death in the raging waters.
The applicants for relief and having no
means left, were 6,229. The widows were
given of the relief fund about $1,500 each,
or a total of $183,281, and their children
received or had set aside for their benefit
$108,500. For the orphans annual annui
ties of $50 a year were purchased payable
until they are It) years old, and $119,
--616 86 were required to effect that end.
The sworn individual losses amounted to
$9,674,105. These were scaled 2"> per
cent, by local committees of investigation-
The corporation losses amounted to f>2,
--107,500, but corporations were not listed
for relief nor given any. The cash con
tributions for the relief fund aggregated
$4,116,801 48. Of thia sum California
sent on $92,142 42, Sacramento contribut
ing *4,416 C 3. Not all of these sums
passed through the hands of the Commis
sion or of the Governor, some of the money
going through local committees and pri
vate avenues, and some considerable sums
going through society channels or directly,
of which no account can be had.
The relief given was in the burial of
the dead, care of the wounded, shipment
away of the helpless: in furnishing food,
clothing, temporary houses, ready-made
houses, tents, furniture, tools, and means
to re-Minv- work. It required $40,000 to
erect, equip and fit out a hospital and snp
i'ly it with nurses, and this hospital will
be needed for some time to come. It is
intended to make this building permanent,
a memorial of the generosity of men to
their suffering fellow men.
The cash paid out to recipients by the
Relief Commission was 12,373,275. The
Commission received in all, $3^912)84A 30,
ami its entire clerical expense in disburs
ing the fund, in ascertaining need, in ad
justing relief upon an equitable Imsk in
taking proofs, guarding against fraud, and
its general work, was $5,728 89, or less
than one-fifth of one per cent. When the
magnitude of the task is considered, and
the great difficulties encountered in adjust
ng distribution of funds according to a
scale of equity and mercy combined is
taken into account, this achievment de
serves to rank among the most remarka
ble of human beneficence.
The Commission has now in bank $67,
--2 d") 47, which is held to meet emergen
cies and to aid sufferers who are trying to
regain their feet without assistance, but
who may yet have to be aided by the Com
mission. The labor involved in deciding
n.Hin the merits of claims made and what
would be a just award, was very great, say
the Commission, but we know from private
advices that this is too mild a statement—
it wai enormous, and called for the exer
cise of patience, firmness, gentleness and
business skill that has no parallel in his
tory. The Commission worked through
eighteen local investigation committees,
each one operating in a well defined dis
When all looses, deaths and needs had
been ascertained and carefully registered,
with the frrv.-^fs in erii-h c.i?e, ;..l! o'nirr.nnts
■wen- dtwified and to eacli m per
capita was allotted as .i fint dutribatSon.
■; when k&eebam »•« 1 uter defined,
a final distribution was mr.de. Tims 4,616
! head money §148,890; 735 farai
turo ppi houses, $147,871; 3,730 first dis-
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tributioD, $416,472; 3,844 final distribution,'
To illustrate further and to show how
involved was the task of equitably dis- j
tributing the money, it may be added that (
the law of the Commission worked out by :
its actuaries allowed those of the poor and j
not having means left, losing less than •
$500, .774 per cent, of their loss; over $500 j
and less than ?1,000, .593 per cent.; over
% 1,000 and less than $2,000, .416; over
$2,000 and less than $3,000, .324; £3,000
and over, .159 per cent.
Some other of the statistics of the life
losses are of curious interest. Thus, babes
lost, of one year and under, 49; children
1 to 5, 136; 5 to 10, 211; youths 10 to 20,
343; adults 20 to 30, 313; 30 to 40, 209;
40 to 50, 173; 50 to 60, 135; 60 to 70, 102;
70 to 80, 36; 80^to 90, 6; over 90, 4; ages
unknown, 425. Hotel guests and passen
gers, 63; belonging in Johnstown, 1,114 j
Woodvale, 272; Conemaugh borough, 167;
Millville, 115; South Fork, 5; Mineral
Point, 10; Franklin borough, 17; East
Oonemaugh, 13. Of the widows made by
the flood two have remarried, and of the
widowers five have remarried.
Not all the bodies have been recovered;
some were burned, others are beneath the
sands of the river, some were swept into
the other river and were carried as far
away as Cincinnati.
JOHN RUSSELL YOUNG ON CHINESE
Mr. John Kussell xoung, who has been
a close student of Chinese character and
politics, has no faith in the statement
credited to Li Hung Chung, that the Chi
nese Government contemplates retaliatory
measures upon Americans in China, be
cause of the Restriction Act.
The reasons he advances for his belief
are explicit and strong. Nearly all Ameri
cans in Pekin are under the protection of
international law, and if menaced can
easily reach Chefoo or Shanghai and
claim the protection of American men-of
war. The open ports of Canton, Tientsin,
Shanghai and others, are under ther own
local governments, and the authority of
China receives no municipal recognition
in them; besides, these ports are under
the guns constantly of foreign ships of
Should China attempt reprisals upon
Americans, she must include Russians
Englishmen and French, who have also
restricted Chinese emigration into some
of their colonies. There are no mission
aries in China, he adds, who cannot readily
reach refuge ports. Mr. Young asserts
that the "most favored nation" clause of
our treaty gives Americans equal protec
tion afforded any and all other foreigners
in China. As to trade relations he says
that the Chinese will never relinquish the
opportunity to make money out of Amer
| ican trade. He believes that at
no time has China entertained any other
desire than to prevent the egress of
her people from the Empire — indeed,
he goes so far [as to say that the Imperial
Government would welcome any measure
properly passed that would return all
Chinese to their native land, and that
would deport every alien in China, but
that force will never be resorted to or
countenanced by China to accomplish that
In 1884 Mr. Young visited every port
in China, but he was not able to ascertain
that a Chinese laborer had ever emigrated
Sic United States from a Chinese port,
lat the Chinese Government had ever
pied any other position than that of
gonism to emigration of its subjects.
vui Chinese come, he says, from or
through the British port bf Hongkong,
only a few hours' travel by river from
tton, the capital of provinces having a
jlation of 30,000,000. Of the 160,000
)le in Hongkong, 150,000 are Chinese,
this number is constantly recruited by
the drift down the river from Canton and
its provinces. From Hongkong, he adds,
go nineteen-twentieths of all the Chinese
emigration to the several countries of the
globe. He argues that all the threats
about retaliation are fictitious, and ema
nate from British sources, since the re
striction of immigration will greatly
affect British interests engaged in trans
This is not exactly new light upon the
Chinese question, bat it is valuable testi
mony, and emphasizes the position taken
by the friends of restriction, that the Chi
nese Government has not contemplated
reprisals, that it is adverse to the emigra
tion of its subjects, and that it has not
manifested any disposition to yield the ad
vantages it enjoys of the commerce be
tween the United States and China.
Mr. Young is of the opinion, however,
that the Chinese Government was offended
by the passage of the 'exclusion Act of
1888, not because of its restrictive features,
but because of the haste of its passage un
der circumstances that, China claims, and
■without reason, amounted to a broach
ourtesy, if not of good faith towards a
friendly power. Mr. Young is free to say
that he views that action as does the
Chinese Government, and that it has had
the eflect of breaking down American in
fluence to a great extent in China, and of
crippling our commercial importance in
Chinese territory to thegain of British com
mercial interests. He holds that the re.
suit has been to make English influence
potential in China, whereas we had been
steadily gaining ground in the councils at
Pekin. This was due to the peaceful at
titude we had maintained towards China,
to the fact that we had not, as have the
French and English, put the iron hand
upon China in several wars and many im
The Oregonian in treating this question
has the courage to say that our action was
worse than folly ; it was insult, because at
the very time the Act of 1888 was passed
a treaty was pending which emanated from
the Chinese Government that was a long
step in the direction of rigid exclusion of
Chinese laborers from the United States.
It is true that the Senate proposed some
amendments to the treaty, necessitating
it? transmission to Pekin. But in the
meantime the supposed exigencies of a
political campaign led partisans to rush
the matter through, and !» Democratic
President to approve it, in the hope to cap
ture the anti-Chinese vote of the Pacific
All the probabilities were that
China would have ratified the new treaty,
but political greed would not wait for that,
and action wx« taken which if directed
' against any European power would have
I resulted in our Minister at its Court re
ceiving his passport immediately. The
I truth has long since impressed itself upon
the friends of restriction of Chinese immi
gration that we played ill by the method
■ employed in passing the Act of 1888, and
' thereby greatly injured and broke down
! the influence we exercised in China, and
through which we were attaining a posi
tion that would have given us command
of the whole situation.
RULE FIFTEEN AND THE SPEAKER.
Speaker Reed himself responds to ''X.
M. C." in the August number of the North
American Review, and lays bare the
fallacies of the essayist. But by
all odds the most effective and conclusive
response, and the calmest and most frank
and sincere defense of the Speaker and the
: Republican majority, is from the pen of a
! Democratic leader in the same number of
| the Review, who signs himself "Judex."
This gentleman, though a Democrat, does
not hesitate to take issue with his parly,
and to boldly proclaim not only that Mr.
Reed was right, but that Rule XV. was a
national need, was demanded by the grav
est considerations of statesmanship and the
legislative necessities of the country. With
him his country is superior to partisanship,
and he therefore refuses to ioin in the
party clamor against the Speaker. We
commend this Democrat's able and fearless
paper to the consideration and the careful
reading of all men who love fair play and
refuse to be made party puppets.
■ The paper, which is distinguished by
clearness and pure reason, is quite too loug
for reproduction in these colamns, but we
refer to a few of its more salient passages-
Government by party is an essential feat
ure of representative institutions. The
party ,in the minority to-day may be in the
majority to-morrow. If parliamentary ob
struction by minorities is permissable, then
government by majorities is impossible.
Rule VIII. of the House requires every
member to be present during the sitting of
the House, and to vote on every proposi
tion unless excused by the House. Rule
XV. provides that if a member refuses to
obey the injunction of the former rule and
vote, his contumacy shall not affect the
ability of the House to proceed with its
business. The rules are not inharmonious,
they are consistent; the one prescribes the
duty of the member, the other declares
that his disobedience shall not operate to
check the business of the body.
The fundamental error of the opponents
of the Speaker is the assumption that a
quorum can only be ascertained by a call
of the yeas and nays. Our parliamentary
system is derived from that of the English
House of Commons, in which the actual
existence of a quorum is ascertained by a
count of the members present. There is
no warrant in the Constitution for the
claim that the presence is determined only
by the response to the call of the names of
the members. If the framers of the Con
stitution intended that to be the rule,
they would certainly have to stated in
The rule requiring response to a call of
the yeas and nays in the case of the
passage of a bill over the veto of the
President rests upon a totally different
basis. The right of the House to override
a veto is a parliamentary innovatiou, and
the over-ruling of the Executive is deemed
of such solemnity that certain forms must
be observed and a certain strength be made
manifest of record. But the constitutional
requirement concerning the over-ruling of
a veto cannot by any contortion of reason
be made to carry by implication a mandate
that the number of members in the House
shall be determined by the same methods
It is urged that if the Speaker and the
rule are right, and a quorum is present,
and only one member votes for a bill, and
all the others remain silent, a bill could
not be declared passed. But all down the
line of legislation bills have been passed
in Congress where but one or two votes
have been voiced, because the presence of
a quorum is presumed during a session,
since any member has the power to de
mand a count. If now a quorum can be
present by presumption, when actually
there are less than a quorum present,
surely the assent of 165 or more members
present, but not voting, may be presumed
from their silence.
The Constitution gives the House the
power to compel the attendance of mem
bers ; they may, then, when brought in, be
counted as present, else why compel them
to attend ? The power to compel attend
ance was intended to equip the House
with power to maintain a quorum; under
the contention of the minority, however
the majority may at any time be forced
into a surrender and its power to legislate
be utterly paralyzed, and thus silence be
given greater effect than votes.
The celebrated paper of "X. M. C." ad
mits that government would be in chaos if
the breaking of a quorum, by refusal of
members to vote, could not be suppressed.
The remedy of "X. M. C." is to fine recal
citrants. But that would involve as much
01" "!>-truction, even if the power to fine
could be delegated to the Speaker. That
would not be, even then, compelling a quo
rum, but taking revenge, and could not com
pel a member to be counted by his vote.
The purpose of law is to prevent rather
than punish offenses, hence to inflict penal
ties does not accomplish the object of the
law giving the House the power to enforce
Suppose the country to be in a war, and
dependent upon legislation, and the last
day of the session was reached, and a mi
nority refuses to be counted in a quorum
would punishment save the nation ?
Rule XV. is therefore a salutary reform,
since it prevents a minority from imperil
ing legislation. Any other rule sets up
the absurdity that the House can compel
attendance of members, who by refusing to
vote can tie the hands of the Government.
The House has, therefore, the power_
when it brings in its member?, to count
them, and make a record that a quorum is
present. Such a rule shuts off filibuster
ing, and restricts opposition to the legiti
mate lines of parliamentary procedure.
AN EXPLODED SENSATION.
The eminent statistician, Harold P
Drown of New York, sot- tl rot .ill doubts
MBCtnillg the proper execution of Kemm
ier hy the application of the alternating
electri'-il uurrent. Mr. Krown is the j
electrical engineer who made the experi
ments on animals for the commission ap
pointed by the New York Legislature
while the electrical execution bill was
pending. He says:
Kemmler was dead within a second after the
alternating current was turned on. My ex
perience with animals and the reports of the
death show that one second's contact with the
alternating current will prove instantly fatal;
but that it this current is withdrawn before the
expiration of twenty-five or thirty seconds the
muscular rigidity caused by the passage of the
current through the muscles, will be followed
by corresponding relaxation, which may pro
duce spasmodic expulsion of breath and at
tempts at respiration. If the current is kept on
more than thirty seconds, there is no move
ment whatever of the muscles when the currcul
is cut off. Kemmler was Killed instantly and
painlessly within the first second, but as
the current was opsned (taken on") before thirty
seconds had passed, there were retiex motions
of the muscles which frigatened tome of the
attendants into thinking that he was not dead
The current was applied the second time, and
at once, as the report reached me, an appear
ance was produced on the face and hands ot
the criminal which showed beyonil doubt that
the first shock killed him.
This ought to put aside completely all
the sensational stories to the effect that
Kemmler was tortured and died a linger
ing death, and that the execution was. in
short, a failure.
THE POLITICAL BOYCOTT.
Mr. William K. Moore, of Tennessee,
wrote to the New York Tribune a letter
giving his reasons why he favored the
passage of the Lodge election bill. In do
ing this he exercised his inalienable right,
and w;is entitled to be treated with respect
for the courage to express his convictions.
But because he spoke freely his opinion,
the Southern press proposes to boycott him
in his business. The Friars Point (Miss.)
Every self-respecting merchant in Mississippi
should boycott William E. Moore, of Memphis.
'His representatives should be shown the door
and a copy of li.-: Sunday's Memphis Appeal
when they attempt to solicit orders. For bigotry
and effrontery this individual is entitled ta the
palm. It is enough for the South to know that
he has written to the New York Tribune vilify
ing the Southern people and insisting upon the
passage of the Federal election bill. Boycott
Such appeals are a discredit to journal
ism and a shame to free institutions. They
indicate a determination to control free
speech by cowing the citizen; they testify
to the lowest possible conception of the
purpose and guarrantees of free govern
ment, and prove conclusively that precisely
such a measure as the Lodge bill is needed.
The public influences that exert them
selves to crush a man in business because
he entertains a certain political belief, will
not hesitate to threaten and punish the
voter, and to employ intimidation and
force to prevent casting a free ballot. In
deed, the men who can lower themselves to
the method of the boycott will not hesi
tate to repress votes and manage the ballot
box by foul means to conserve their ends-
If the Southern press and people are rep
resented by such expressions as we have
quoted, there is confession that the Kepub
lican voter in the South is not permitted
to cast his ballot as his conscience dictates.
That being the case, the application of
such remedies as the Lodge bill proposes is
a necessity. It is improbable that the
measure will be passed at this session of
Congress, but such assaults as are made
upon Moore will have a tendency to insure
its passage at a later day.
The "New Epgland Magazine" for Au
gust (Boston) is handsomely illustrated
and opens with a portrait of General John
A. Logan as a frontispiece. Among the
leading papers are "The Grand Army r.f
the Republic," by Map r George S. Merrill:
'Two Union Men," by Grace Blanchard;
•The Woman's Relief Corps," by Sarah E.
Fuller; "Political Progress and Political
Dancers in Massachusetts," by Raymond
L. Bridgman; "Horace Mann," by Mary E.
Keith; "The American Art Student in
Paris," by Alice Fessenden Peterson; "The
Massachusetts Soldiers' Home," by Captain
John G. B. Adams; "Tarry at Home
Travel." by Edward E Hale", D.D.; "The
Laud System of the Western Reserve," by
Hosea Paul; "The Higher Education of
Woman in America," by Sylvia Clark.
The 'English Illu3tra'ed Magazine" for
August (Macmillan & Co., New York and
London) has a charmine poem by Rudyard
Kipling, the new and rising writer. Waller
Armstrong treats of "Heligoland;" Sir
Donald Wallace, of "An Overland Trip
from India;" Reginald Blunt, of a "Ramble
Down the Upper Thames;'' Mary Mather
has a story 'The Romance of a Grande
Dame;" Lady Cunningham writes of
"Conns Castle." All these papers are
handsomely illustrated. In addition there
is a paper on "Middle Class Emigration,"
by Howard Hodgdin, and the continuation
of William Morris' serial, "The Glittering
Plain." The frontispiece is a full page full
length portrait of an Italian nobleman of
Mary E. Wiikins contributes to '"Harper's
Young People" for August '12tb a sketch
entitled "A Sweet-grass Basket,' accom
panied by a full-page illustration drawn by
Alice Barber. William Hamilton Gibson's
series of illustrated articles on natural
history, in the same paper, is attracting
very general attention as a novel feature in
juvenile literature. The Commercial Adver
tiser, New York, says: "Mr. Gibson ap
peals not only to those who are wide
awake to the life of the woods and fields,
but to those as well whose interest is simply
in the printed page. He writes with an
artist's, as well as with a scientist's, enjoy
ment of out-door life."
"Littells Living Age" (Littell &Co , Bos
ton,) for August 9th has these selections from
the choicest foreign magazines: "Official
Polytheism in China," Nineteenth Cen
tury; "Eight Days," Cornhill Masazine;
"A Journey to the Capital of Tibet," Con
temporary Review; ''Arthur Help 3."
Blackwood's Magazine; "An Idyl of Clods,"
Temple Bar; "An Enplish Monas'ery," All
The Year Round; "Napoleon Described
by His Valet," Temple Bar; "A Chat About
Jersey," Chambers' journal; "Paterfamilias
Arnericanus," St. Jamts' Gazette.
On account of the large number of ad
vance orders received for Mrs. Ouster's new
book, "Following the Guidon," the pub
lishers have been compelled to postpone
the publication until August 2ii j. Theo
dore Roosevelt says of this work:. "It is a
book which is not only interesting, but
which possesses real and lasting value as a
faithful portrayal of a characteristically
American phase of life which has now
almost passed away."
"The Coast Review" (San Francisco, J
G. Edwards,) for August has much matter
of special interest to underwriters, and
treats in many papers of various kiuds of
insurance, ana insurance agencies and
"Harper's Weekly" for August 16th con
tains an illustrated supplement of "The
Fishing Craft of the World" by Captain J.
W. Collins of the United States Fisheries
According to recent investigations is caused by
excess of lactic acid in the blood. This add at
tacks the fibrous tissues, particularly la the
Joints, and causes the local manifestations of the
disease, pains and aches in the back and shoul
ders, and in the joints at the knees, ankles, hips
and wrists. Tboasands of people hare found in
Hood's Sarsapaiilla a positive and permanent
cure for rheumatism. This medicine by its
pnrifrinij nnd vitalizing action, neutralizes the
acidity of tlio bliiud, and also bn!!d3 rip and
strengthens the whole body.
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Kd. C. Hopkins, Stephen Vrea, Wilbur Field
Smith, O. A. Lov.ial. and yonr neighbor* gen
erally. THE HISTORY COMPANY, EiJ V.
HUMPHREY. Geueral Eutioea Ageut. anl« 2t
">¥ A-NTiiD—i,USt -TOUSdT"
LOriT-BETWEEN BIGHTH AND F STREETS
and the depot, a HAND-SATCHEL, <(iutaiu
ing a purse, bank-book and some building aud
loan stock. Return to No. 731 F street and re
ceiye^reward; auls 3t*
WANTED-YOUNG WOMES AS MAlL
order eclectcrs. Apply to WEIN3TOCK,
LUBIN & CO. auM-3t
WANTED- ALL, PARTIES HAVING t'ljK
chased one of the latest improved Singer
Sewing Machines, either here tr elsewhere, to
learn to embroider Free lessons given at our
office here. 703 J street. The Sioger Manufact
uricg Company. anil 7t
SITUATION" WANTED BY A FIRST-CLASS
butcher and sausage maker; bett recom
menda'.ion given. Address "Butcher," this
WANTED-FOUR AGENTS, WITH SMALL
capital, immediately; big money to good
man. Ask for J. W. LIMDSAY, at luternational
WANTED-MALEAND FEMALE HELP OF
all kinds for city and country. SACRA
MENTO EMPLOYMENT OFFICE, 319 J st.au!2-7
salary and expenses paid. Address, with
stamp, GLOBE CIGAR CO.. St Louis. M0.a12 10*
WANTED— A SITCATION, BY A FlRBT
class butcher and sausage maker; country
job preferred. Inquire at this office. au!2-st*
LO3T OR STOLEN-A LARGE, WHITE ST
Bernard Dog, with black head; weighs
about 125 pounds; is well known in the city.
Whoever has said dog will please release him
and save trouble. LOUIS CAFFARO, Proprie
tor Roma Hotel. Second street. aulO tf
■\TOTICE— ANY PERSON WHO DESIRES
XI careful attention given to a horse and
buggy or phaetor, with uo other remuneration
excepting moderate and considerate use of
same, will address "G." this office. aulO-tf
PARTIES WANTING MONEY ON THEIB
city and country property address P. O.
BOX 93. Sacramento. Plenty ol money. nB-tf
WANTEII— MEN FOR FARMS, VINEYARDS,
dairies and all kinds of labor. Womei
and girls for cooking and general housework.
Plenty of work for desirable help. Apply at
EMPLOYMENT OFFICE. Fourth St., X and L.
«7R f rt tfOßfl A MONTH CAN BE MADE
(J)IU IU OJIfIJI/ working ior us. Persons pre
ferred who can furnish a horse and give their
whole time to the business. Spare moments
may be profitably employed also. A few va
cancies in towns and cities. B. F. JOHNoON &
CO , 1009 Main St.. Richmond. Va. fe22lyS
FOR SALE— TO LET—ETC.
TANLEY'S GREAT WORK, "IN DARKEST
AFRICA," now ready. Send address and I
will call and .'bow the complete book. W. H.
MOORE, Ouuny Agent, OH Thirteenth street,
A GOOD INVESTMENT- 1«S SHARES (ONE
third of the stock) of the Capital Furniture
Company for sale. For particulars inquire at
526 I street. auU 3t*
FOR SALE-ALL KINDS OF WAGONS, CAR
riages and carts: must be sold at your price.
Apply to R. WOODS, X and L, Eighth aud
Ninth stroels. aul2-7t*
FOR SALE—ONE GOOD FORTY HORSE
power stationary engine, 5175. Inquire at
this office; aul2-6t^_
rIR SALE—CHEAP ON ACCOUNT OF POOR
health, bakery and restaurant; cooking all
home style aud doing a nice business. Address
1861. this office. au!2-tf
A RARE CHANCE.—FOR SALE CHEAP, A
fine farm of fifty acres, three miles from
Sacramento, between the upper and lower
Stockton roads; a good house ot seven rooms,
large barn and outhouses, two windmills with
good water, five and a halt acres in vineyard
with best varieties of grapes, blackberries aud
small fruit orchard, fifteen tons of hay, several
barrels of good wine, two acres in strawberries,
four horses, two cows, three beehive", over
three hundred head of poultry, wagons, plows
aud agricultural implements of every descrip
tion; aUo, complete household furniture, as the
owner intends to embark in some otter busi
ness; the entire property will be sold cheap 11
applied for soon. For full particulars apply on
the Dremi-es, or of J. J. ULRICH, 731 X street,
Bacramento. anil 6t«
mO LET—THE FINE DWELLING OF NINE
J_ rooms and brick basement; also, two story
brick stable for six horses; lot 80x160: P street,
between Fifteenth and Sixteenth, being late
residence of Robert Miller; very desirable loca
tion. Address G. .1. CROSS, letter-box, 1015
Fourth street, J and K. au!o-2w
CIOR SALE—OR EXCHANGE FOR CITY
J; property, highly improved, superbly located
ten-acre farm three miles from Sacramento.
Apply to STROBEL, Sl7 J street. aulO lit*
FURNISHED ROOMS—NICELY FURNI3HED
front rooms, single and in suits. No. 1128
Ninth street. au9-2w*
P)R SALE—ONE OF THE FINEST AND
largest saloons in the city; extra family en
trance, best location; stock and lease. Inquire
at this office. 'jy27-tf
FOR SALE—BO OR 160 ACRES O? GOOD
land, well improved, four miles from Sacra
mento; eight bearing orange trees. Apply to
JOHN RILEY, Tenth and E streets. jy2;!-lm»
TO RENT—A FLAT OF SIX ROOMS, ALL
modem improvements, at No. 12X7 H street.
Inquire of H. SCHMIDT, 1233 H ttreet. Jy22-tf
TO LET—SMALL TENEMENTS AND ALSO
JL unfurnished rooms, cheap: suitable for
housekeeping. Apply to D. Gardner, at wood
yard, Fourth and I streets. rnyl7-tf
FURNISHED ROOMS AT CENTRAL HOUSE
from $5 per month upwards; also family
rooms at low prices. HORNLBIN BROS., Pro
Painless Extraction of T«eth by use of
local aEesthetic. DR. WELDON, dentist. Eighth
and J streets. je22-tf
GeDeral Labor Union meeting will be
held at Federated Trades' HhII, Eighth gtreet,
J and X, on SATURDAY NIGHT, August lfith
at 8 o'clock. aul3-4t»l CHAIRMAN.
The best placa In California to have your
printing done: A. J. Johnston <£ Co.'s, 110 J
treet. SacramentD Cal.
483 X street—Mine. Bell, phrenologist,
palmist and mediumistic card-reader; reads
your chararter like aa open book and casts a
horoscope of your future. Gentlemen, $1; ladies,
50 cents. jy24 lm(Sn)
If afflicted with Sore Kyes use Dr. Isaac
THOMPSON'S EYE WATER, Sold at2scents.lyS
The stteds of sickness and of death
In a disordered mouth are sown;
When bad the teeth or foul the breath,
Both soul and body lose their tone.
Till SOZOTONra brought into play,
And sweeps those dire defects away.
Mrs. Winslnw's Soothing Syrup
Has been used over fitly years by mothers for
their children while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, regulates the
bowels, and is the beet remedy for diarrhoea
whether arising from teething or other causes,
and is for sale by druggists in every part of the
world. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing 3ytup. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
The raott obstinate cases of catarrb sro
curtd by the nse of Eiy's (.ream Balm, the only
agreeable remedy. It is not a liquid oi snuff
and is easily applied. For cold in the head it is
magical. Price, 50 cents, gee advertisement.
1 wa- trnnblfd wllh catarrh to an ann.ir
ing extent for three years. After v.~i ig one bot
eam Vain. ; was c mpi-.tcly cured. :
Win. J. Clint-. Victor. >. J.
John Eltcl. assay* r ami chfmlst, 1TO!» J
St., or southeast corner eevecteenth and J jj7tf
L. L. LEWIS ft CO.
"Ho Santa Cruz This Year!"
THIS WAS THE REPLY OF A LUW RtSXDXKT OF (VCR CITY SOME WBSKB AGO TO
one of her neighbors who Bated her whore -he would spend her summer. •■ I shall spend
it r:gnt here in Sacramento: and I will te 1 yon why. As you know, we are not blessed with
overmuch wealth, and «s I am not vry itiocjr, 1 hive d-termined to take the manor that a
rip '(> santa Cmi roald cost me, scd buy • v ,j> r More o I some kind, as I find it tx killing me
to Matid over a hot cookiui: stove dirii;; our laantf month?; and by buying n vapor stove I
?, <VJ, Sa7i em:rJ e">. Mr*' t**k*.»W - -'< -!'-'"i?h: a JewefVapor fti've on the
10th ol last March at 1.. l. J.f.\v:s >v • . - i st-.v. >he believes she has favtd the
price of it in fuel simv thai B.: uol -il She says it throws out no heat nor
smen, ana n c oks a meal la ball the Uoie i> non does. The doctor le la me my
constant neadaehe all oomc« from betogovera hot •»«*• to much. This rould well apply to
every lady in this city who don bet o I i tn: •h) not sat a Jewel Vapor B&rnl'
. #^^ _^ ■
84 to 925 Buys a, "V^^or Slovo.
»©"WE SELL THEM ON THE INSTALLMENT I»LAN.-««
F T TEWTQ ft Cft POaa,iSO4Jstreet
li. L. LDHIO QL W.\^ md 1009 Fi.th strct, Saoramouto
OpeM. Ttiis J3-*rexxixi.s TJaxtil 1O O'Clocli.
Summer Clearance Sale!
WITH SATURDAY'S SPECIALS.
TODAY A PRICE CLISAX ON WIGWAM SLIPPERS.
I>vi<a.l©y'a3 Patent Seamless,
Something new, neat ar.d durable. This W.:GWAM is
made by closing the upper on the bottom of the SLIPPER
under the sole, and the two edges coming together
make the insole perfectly smooth. This slipper cannot
rip, even when the stitches give way on the sole. There
are no tacks used, and the uppers and soles are of the
BEST OAK LEATHER. This, combined with a good
stiffening and heels, makes them the BEST WIGWAM
as yet made. PRICES TO-DAY, HALF VALUE.
Ladies' and Men's, reduced to 75 cents
Misses', sizes 11 to 2, reduced to G5 cents
Children's, sizes o to 10, reduced <o 50 cents
LADIES' FKENCH KID BUTTON-FORMER TRICE, $3 50; SALE
price; $2 Misses' Patent Leather Button, sizes 11, 12 and 13; regular,
$2 75; closing the broken line at $1 46 per pair Children's Curacoa
Kid Button, sizes 6, 6J, 7, 7$ and 8; regular, $2; special closing price, $1 25
per pair Men's B Calf Hook and Lace, plain or capped toe, reduced from
$2 to $1 25 Men's French Calf hand-sewed, our $6 50 Shoe ; to-day, $4 2-5.
Visit the Shoe Department To-day. One hundred lines on §peclal Sale.
STOP AT THE FANCY GOODS COUNTER.
PINT BOTTLES OF FLORIDA WATER, 25 CENTS FOUR-OUNCE
bottles of Florida Water, 10 cents Pint bottles of Bay Kum, 25 cents...
Four-ounce bottles of Bay Rum, 10 cents Two-ounce bottles of pure
Petroleum Vaseline Jelly, 5 cents Four-ounce bottles of Violet and
Lavender Toilet Waters, 35 cents...Ed. Pinaud's (French) white Cosnietii|ue,
reduced from 10 to 5 cents.
NEXT COUNTER— HOSIERY, Ladies' ;ind Misses. The greatest
values in the State to-day.
NEW GOODS AT CLEARANCE SALE PRICES.
MEDIUM-SIZE WHITE CROCHET QUILTS, 75 CENTS....THE SARA
toga, a full-size white Crochet Quilt, $1 The Bates, large size white
Crochet Quilts, 3J pounds, Si 35 The Clarendon, extra size, white
Crochet Quilts, $1 45 The Brighton Marseille?, white Crochet Quilts, $2.
DON'T MISS THE MEN'S AND BOYS' UNDERWEAR SALE.
BROKEN SIZES IN MEN'S FJNE BALBRIGGAN WEAR AND
Summer Merino, closing at half prices. A fine quality of Gente' Merino
Shirts and Drawers, 45 cents each Boys' Gray Knit Merino Shirts and
Drawers, 25 cents each. Men's fine Lisle-Thread finished Socks (black), 19c.
MEN'S CLOTHES—9-OUNCE BLUE DENIM, PATENT-RIVETED
Overalls, 49 cents per pair Men's medium-weight Melton Sack Suite,
f6; worth $10 Men's Jean Pants,good ones, 75 cents per pair
A hundred light and medium-weight Suit 6 to-day at half values.
$^ Tte brightest and latest styles in MIDSUMMER MILLIHEHY. k
special cat price on every article in tbis department to-day.
•S* Ask to m SUMMER DRESS GOODS to day, and you'll bay, if
you store them until another season.
The week's accumulations at SELLING PRICES. Shoit lengths of Silks,
Satins. Dress Goods of many kinds. Domestics, odd pieces from every de
partment, all brought forward TO-DAY. Specially low prices, for we want
them off onr counters.
C. H. GILMAN,
RED HOUSE} aj^*^
MANGER & HENLEYj
59 Borough London, England.
/CAREFUL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL
\j consignments, and prompt sales made ac
cording to instructions.
I". "\T. I«lixxt, Agent,
306 J Btr» e7-6mTuS
f / B ] q'o'erV
Pry GrHnnlated, 15J-4 pc^unds for» jl oo
Extra C, 18 pounds lor 1 oo
Golden C, IK pounds for j oo
AMPR!' nAN~cISH STORE,
km;HTH anrt_K_Streetg ...BACRAMEKXO '
4O TONS ENGLISFTtUMip SALT !
K«3R ?ALE BY E. P. FiGG, 1119 FOURTH 1
£ street. - jr»-tf ]
CONSUMERSJ_F COAL OIL,
YOUR LAMPS WILL NOT EXPLODE IF
"Extra Star" Kerosene
Because it is full 160° fire test, and
Every can is stamped and labeled with the
name and trade mark of the manufacturers'
agents, who fully guarantee its quality and fire
test to be as represented.
*g- Ask your Grocer for "EXTRA STAR"
and accept no other.
Whitflff, Fier & Co.,
SOLE IMPORTERS. sIT-tOp
THE SWEETEST AND BEST!
T-lio Capital XXasxi,
LIXPLEY A CO., Sacramento. Cal.
JOHN F. BRONNER,
DrCCKSSOK TO OFO. F. BSOXNER, DEALER
O ii Choice (jioccrlcg ami Provisions Witiee
t.-quors, ■■ miitrv ordersloUelted. Oor
Fifteenth am. s^s Telephone No 10. ap3L-]y