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SHOWING THE CONDITION OF THREE
The Adjutant-Genera), State Board of
Equalization and State Printer
Render their Reports.
Three more reports—these of the State
Board of Equalization, State Printer and
Adjutant-General—have been issued from
the State Printing office and distributed
throughout the State.
Adjutant-General R. H. Orton issues a
biennial report concerning the military
branch of the State Government lor the
fortieth and forty-first fiscal years. It
shows that the National Guard at present
consists of forty-six companies of infantry,
eleven cempanies of artillery armed,
equipped and drilled as infantry, two light
batteries of artillery, one company of
cavalry, and one cadet company—sixty
full companies ai.d one cadet company, or
ganized into eight regiments, two battal
ions and one unattached company. The
force is also organized in six brigades by
counties, the wnole constituting one di
Since the issuance of his last report,
companies have been organized in San
Diego, Ventura, Marysville, Red Bluff,
-leading. Areata, Pasadena, Riverside,
Santa Ana and iiu Francisco, and they
were assigned to different regiments.
General Orton reeomniends that one
more compuuy be organized and sta
tioned :n Oroville, to be attached to the
Eighth Battalion ol infantry, tbus raising
it to a full regiment. He al=o adv.sea that
$10,000 be appropriated by tbe Legislature
for tbe poieatua of overcoats for the
militia. In his remarks concerning the
benefits derived br the national guardsmen
from the annual encampments, and espec
ially when the camp grounds are near
those of the regain army, General Orton
quotes the following from an address de
livered by Colonel Turner before the Illi
nois National (iuard Association:
The officers i.l the regular army can teach us
how to rapidly conn ruci out ot seam materials
effective cover iv tne open field. We can teach
them bow to support, on .-cui.t appropriations,
undisCGumjre'l oatlulionsot'eurue-i ineu. They
can teach OS Low to bear the privations of cam
paigning, bow to put up with disenmtort, and,
• ilten v.itn distrets. We eau teach them how to
bear patiently tbe lack of appreciation on the
part of the public oi our earnest efforts for tne
national gaud, how to dear slights Rad ridicule
without complaint, tun! withont loss of sell
respect, or auy itiimiiutinn ot our enthusiasm
ior the service 1 hey em give ns many a valu
ble suggestion In U.e multitudinous miuutijof
military Instruction. We can give to them
somethiKu ol the freedom and broadness which
comes to the citizen soldier through the un
trammeled roominess of civil ite. It would
benefit the regular army further, iv that its eu-
Usted men mignt mingle for a time \vi;h the
higher grade ot soldier* iv the Natiouai i,uard,
catch something ol their enthusiasm, aud their
spirit of self sacrifice, their devotion to the State.
They (the rtgulars) can teach as much that
will be of value as to the duties und course oi
action which an officer should pursue under the
varying, often unlicuit, circumstances of mili
tary' Hie. We can give to them a knowledge of
the value of a s'.roug pergonal interest aud sym
pathy with the men who come under our com
mand. Aud each could help the other to a
fuller realization o.' the iact that the officer is a
power in his position lor either good or evil,
over the lives and character of the men he
commands, that it is his prime and highest
duty to be a model—an example lor his com
mand in all tbat pertains to the life oi the sol
dier, the gentleman, the citizen, the patriot.
STATE BOAB. 1) OF EQUALIZATION.
The report of this body contains some
valuable statistics and also a review of the
work done in the last two fiscal years. The
Board states that although the mortgaged
debt of the State has excited attention ou
account of its immensity, yet the danger
over the indebtedness is more apparent
than real. The report says:
It ls true that in lb'JO we have a mortgaged
debt of a hundred and sixty-eight millions,
and that in ian) iheie was ouly a fraction less
than ninety-seven millions. But it must be re
membered that the assessed value of tbe real
estate in ltsu was SIW.C'JI -117, while in IKKJ it is
1690,614,069. In other words, the percentage of
mortgeges to th--- assessed value of the whole
land and improvements assessed in ÜBQ was
til.ol, while iv IMXi it is 18.57, showing a much
more healthy financial condition. We believe
the loans made to day maintain a less ratio to
the value el the laud than they did in lasO. In
l!w0 there was a suduen bound into a "full cash
value," which, iv some localities, exceeded the
true cash value. Values have settled down per
manently, and the assessment of IS'JO is below
the true value of tbe property. Within the
past decade California has made wonderful
strides in rural industries. She has seen the
rise and progress of ihe truit industry m such
au extent a- to excite the marvel of her most
conservative citizens. Thousands upon thou
sands of acres have been planted to fruit trees
and vine*; extensive and cosily improvements
have been made, the extc nt ot which will be
exceeded In magnitude in the next decade.
In concluding its report, the Board say 3
that at no time in the history of the State
is the necessity more paramount for an in
telligible, piecise acd authentic presenta
tion of the industrial resources of the State.
Private enterprise bas done much towards
attracting immigration to the State, but we
are deficient in the literature of the Butject
of the resources of the State presented un
3TATE PRINTER'S REPORT.
State Printer Young's biennial report is
made up mestly of statements showing the
amount of work done for the different State
departments for tbe past two fiscal years,
and also the number and value or the
school books turned out of the office.
In tbe two years over $230 000 was ex
pended for work done for the State depart
ments. Mr. Young states that tbe ma
chinery in the office is in good condition
and capable of performing any work tbat
may be demanded of it. The book and
job rooms have been supplied with new
type in libe-al quantities.
Mr. Young advises tbat a second story be
built on the storehouse, that tbe barn be
remodeled and that a new smoke-stack be
purchased. A n capitulation of all the ex
penditures of the various departments
during tte two fiscal years shows :
Text-hook fund, 40th year.....Kfi.061 65
Text-book fund, Ust year 88J00 24
Engineer's irrigation reports : - .
School bock fund, f)tn year.i6t.Bifl 26
School book iuud, 41sl year... 71/44 7!»
Printing fund, 40th rear 5131...59 f:i
Printing fund. 41st year, 116,:>77 42
Total 5457.655 24
SUPREME COURT DECISIONS.
Wny They Have Not Ytt Appeared in
The Record-U.nion having announced
that it would publish tbe decisions of the
Bupreme Court, filed after the Ist of Janu
ary, MM, some attorneys are becoming im
patieut because Done of the decisions have
yet appeared. For the information of such
we willstate no opinions were filed until
the 3d inst. They are then sent to as and
the Court requires that after they are set
up the proof must be sent to the (secretary
of the Conrt in San Francisco for revision
and returned before the decisions can be
published. It is, therefore, impossible to
publish the opinions, officially, immedi
ately upon their filing. They will be
printed in the Record-Union" just as
promptly as is possible.
Miss Adelaide Moore supported by a very
good company, in some respects a strong
one, appeared last night at the Metropoli
tan Theater as Juliet to Mr. Clay Clement's
Romeo, and Mr. Wheelock's Mercutio.
There are Juliets and Juliets; we do not re
member any two alike, in even a few re
spects. There are aiiiish, exuberant, and
slobbering Juliets: passionate, burning,
dissolving Juliets, as Miss Mather's; stately,
dignified and lovins-under-protest Juliets,
liKe Mary Anderson's. Then there are
languorous, warmly, deeply-loving but not
extravagantly passionate "Juliets, and of
such is Miss Moore's. Her conception of
the part is tftst Jaiwt is a fxiacejs^proud
and stately, but carried out ot her re
serve by a pure and exalted love for a
princely youth. But her love is not
so passionate as to make her mad, or
to lead fcfer into ecstacies of rage or
grief. It it rather a deep, slow-flowing,
but still j irresistible stream of love
by a proud'and princely woman, who does
not forget that she is a noble and the sole
child ot a house of nobles. She does not,
therefore, Warm her audience to enthusi
asm, nor lose something of an appaient
reserve. She is a tall, very graceful, very
beautiful j soft-voiced woman, who in
figure, faofe and carriage might well justify
tbe raptures of a more ardent Romeo than
Mr. Cletupßi makes. The gem of acting in
the pteca was by Mr. Wheelock as Mer
cutio. which arose to tbe level of bight art.
All the company is suffering with a Denver
cold, and Miss Moore was hoarse alio, bat
towards the close of the play began to re-
cover her voice and read with much better
effect, She has many excellent qualities,
is by no meaus a great actress, but by no
means a poor one. We tbink we see in
her capacity for excellent work and high
achievement, and she has everything in
favor of her development. Miss Mcore
was warmly applauded in the fourth act
last night and in the tif.t won a hearty re
call. To-night she will appear as Madeline
in LcClercq's tine drama, "The Fatal Mar
riage," a play that has never been given
bere, and tbat is represented as full of
sustained interest and vivacity, and in which
Miss Moore appears to the" very best ad
vantage, as also does the company. The
company goes hence to-morrow to play an
engagement in San Francisco.
An accident to Mr. Ulmer, by which his
leg was fractured, has necessitated the can
cellation cf the engagement of the Volun
teer Company announced for this week al
Tbe tenth anniversary ball of tbe First
Artillery Regiment will be given at Armory
Hall on Thursday evening, the 15th. Tbere
will be an exhibition drill by Company A
at 8 o'clock sharp. The proceeds are to
be devoted to tbe construction of a target
Fifth annual ball ot Sacramento Council,
Y. M. 1., at 'turner Hall this evening.
Health of the City.
The report of D.-. H. L. Nichols, Secre
tary of the City Board of Health, shows
that thii ty-nine deaths occurred in this city
during tbe month of December. Of these
five were under 1 year of age, four between
1 and 5 years, three between 5 aud
10 years, none between 10 and 20
years, twelve between 20 and 40 years, six
between 40 and 60 years, and nine above
60 years. The deaths include nineteen
males and twenfv females; twenty-four
were native and ffilecn i'ore>gn-born."
The death ra;e was 15 60 per low. Al
though unusually high, this rate pales in
comparison with tbat of tbe city of Dublin
(reported by telegraph yesterday), which
was 40.06 foi December. "
HOW SHERIFF STANLEY WOULD FEED
THE COUNTY PRISONERS.
Thrte Meals a Day lor Those Who Work
—Another New County Road—
Tbe Board ot Supervisors resumed ils
session yesterday. All the members were
present, and Chairman Greer presided.
The matter oi the petition of C. W.
Clarke and others for a new county road in
Road District No. 13 was taken up, and the
petitioners spoke in favor of the proposed
The report of the viewers fixed tbe
width of the proposed road at 35 feet, and
said it wculd cost the county $700.
The law lixes tbe width of county roads
at 40 feet, so the Supervisors sent for the
District Attorney for his opinion.
In the meantime ex-County Surveyor
Boyd explained that tlie width of the road
had been placed at 35 feet so as to preserve
a row of fruit trees belorging to John
District Attorney Ryan advised the Board
that it could amend the viewers' teport if
desirable, or it could adopt or ignore it
Mr. C-ofton, 801. Runyon and others
addressed the Board, some being for and
others against the proposition.
After considerable talk it was agreed to
have the road, and an order to that effect
was passed. Mr. Crofton will be paid for
his fruit trees.
At the afternoon session of the Board
Sheriff Stanley addressed the members in
relation to the feeding of prisoners ia the
County Jail during the ensaine year.
This same matter came up for hearing a
couple of days ago, and Supervisor Bates
declared himself as opposed to giving pris
oners more than two meals a day who did
not work in the chain-gang. This had
been the rule, be said, but it had not been
lived up to. The Sberitf was usually al
lowed 25 cents a day for feeding prisoners,
and 12J cents extra for those employed in
the chaingang, giving them three meals
Mr. Stanley said yesterday that he bad
looked into the matter thoroughly, and had
satisfied himself that tbere were other pris
oners besides those in the chain-gang wbo
deserved three meals a day. These pris
oners worked inside the jail, and worked
as hard, if not harder, than those in the
chain-gang. Mr. Stanley said these pris
oners should be feJ three meals a day, and
would be fed, even if he had to pay for
their extra meals himself.
After considerable discussion, Mr. Bates
explained to tbe Sheriff that all he was "kick
ing on" was that the bills presented to the
county did not show tbat the extra meals
were for others than the chain-gang. Peo
ple had complained to him that twenty
tive or more persons were being fed as
members of the chain-gang, when no more
than seven or eight had ever been seen on
the streets in the gang.
Upon Mr. Stanley promising to itemize
his bills properly, Mr. Bates 'moved that
the rate for feeding prisoners be fixed at 25
cents a day fcr all prisoners and 12* cents
a day extra for those employed either in
the jail or in the chain-gang. The motion
The reports of County Treasurer Hun
toon and License Collector Dolan were re
An order was received from the Superior
Court calling for the drawing of 400 trial
jurors and 100 Grand Jurors from the body
of the county.
The County Treasurer was instructed to
demand of tbe State Treasurer the money
belonging to Sacramento county for the
indigent sick fund.
The Board then adjourned until to-day.
UNITED STATES SENATOR.
Leland Stanford the Unanimous Choice
of the Caucus.
There was a joint caucus of the Repub
lican members of both branches of the
Legislature last night, held for the purpose
of agreeing upon a candidate for United
States Senator to succeed Senator Stanford.
The caucus was held in the Assembly
chamber, and there were eighty-four mem
bers present. Senator Heacock was chosen
to preside, and in nominating him Speaker
Coombs made remarks complimentary to
Senator Carpenter of Los Anceles placed
Leland Stanford in nomination, in a brief
but fervid speech.
On the call of the roll all present voted
for Mr. Stanford, except Assemblyman
Hunnewell of Mono, wha cast bis vote for
W. W. Morrow. Before the result was de
clared, however, he moved to make the
vote unanimous for Senator Stanford.
It waa explained by a friend of Mr.
Hunnewell, after the caucus adjourned,
that during tbe campaign that gentleman
had promised some of his constituents that
he would vote for Mr. Morrow if elected.
The Democratic members of the Legisla
ture beid a joint caucus in the State
Library. The Dibble apportionment bill
was discussed, but no action taken thereon.
The general impression prevailed, how
ever, that the effect of the bill would be to
legislate the fourteen new Republican Sen
ators out of office.
The caucus then took up the matter of
the United States Senatorship. and S. M.
White was declared to be the unanimous
choice of the caucus.
Mr. White will receive the compliment
ary vote of his party on Tuesday next, and
Mr. Stanford will receive the prize itself.
We are In the Pool.
It is always the darkest before day. It is
whispered around that the railroad shop 3
pay off to day. If so, the Red House will
remain opou un'ii v.'iv o'clock p. m , in or
der for all '.o attend their gr^a- winter
clearing sale, by incandescent ar4 gaslight
combined. Bargains for all. JThe great
reduction that they have made of all goods
surpasses anything like it everbtfcre. They
go with a rush. The sale stopaj when the
goods give out. »
Indorsement by a Professional.
Sacramento, Marci 6.1559.
Me. Jobs F. Coopkb—Dear Bir : This
is to certify that the magnificat "Mathu
shek" grand piano used at tbe concert last
evening is a splendid instrum.»t in every
particular. I heartily recommend it to all
who want a strictly flrst-clasa -jtano.
* m Eneico Ca^pobillo.
City licenje and water rata now due.
Pay cm or oefon 16th ioatajt and save
BAOttAaUCM.ro IjAII.Y KJfiUUKI>-U_NJLUy, TMTTKSnAY, JAiMLAKY 8, 1891.
"DICK" AND FRANCK.
i JURY-BRIBERS CREIGHTON AND NOR
Governor Waterman Thinks They were
More Sinned Against than Sinning
Governor Waterman clapped the climax
in his career as Chief Executive of the
State of California yesterday by issuing four
pardons and fiveconm>utations. Themcst
important of his official acts were the free
ing of Daniel J. Creighton and Frank T.
Northey, the notorious San Francisco jury
These cases excited more attention from
the public at the time of the trials than al
most any other topic. Robert Morrow, Jas.
L. McCord, "Dick" Creighton and Frank
Northey were each charged with felony in
bribing a jury to bring in a verdict for a
very small amount of damages, in a suit in
which the Sutter Street Cable Company
were the defendants and a widow named
Mrs. Woodj the plaintiff. Her husband
bad been killed by being run over by a
cable car and she instituted suit for heavy
damages. Morrow was a prominent stock
holder in the company, and McCord, who
is now dead, was the Superintendent. The
trial resulted in the conviction of only
Creitthton and Northey, and tbey were sen
tenced to live and nine years imprison
ment, respectively, in San Quentin.
Alter Cieighton bad been found guilty
he deserted his bondsmen, and went to
Mexico and thence to Australia. After ab
senting bimstlf for nearly two years, he re
turned to Honolulu, and from there sailed
to Victoria. Shortly afterward he gave
himself up to the authorities. In grant
ing his pardon, the Governor uses these
WHY HE DID IT.
"It is my sincere and honest belief that
Creighton is les3 guilty of the offense of
which he was convicted than others im
plicated with him who have never been
brought to justice, and I think the pun
ishment he has already received is suffi
cient for bis wrong doing. He bears the
reputation of being a greit big-hearted boy
who was always rtady to help a friend; in
dustrious, sober, of good farnilv, and uni
versally a favorite. Judge J. T. Sullivan,
in a personal latter to me, earnestly re
quests the pardon, believing, as he says,
that justice has been fully subserved. His
petition is signed hy eleven of the jurors
(the twelfth being dead); by E. B. Stone
hill, the prosecuting District Attorney; W.
C.Graves, ex-Assistant District Attorney:
Judge Waiter H. Levy, George Flournoy,
Jr., A. T. Spotts, Robert J. Tbbin. Judge
Adams of San Luis Obispo, and hundreds
of prominent citizans and business men of
San Francisco. lam also in receiDt to day
of a strong petition signed by fifty-nine of
the Senators and Assemblymen of the
THE CASE OF KORTHEY.
In pardoning Northey the Governor
"The same reasons influence me in
granting this pardon as in the case of
Creighton. Both are young men, 25 years
of age, and were convicted of crimes of
which others were really guilty, and they
were the mere instruments. Northev's pe
tition is signed by eight of the jurors, \V.
H. L. Barnes, D. L. Farnsworth, A. W.
Scott, D. A. McDonald, O. F. Willey, T. J.
Bass, Bryan Diggins, David Steam and
sons, Char!e9 J. Haggerty, C. S. Crittenden,
Thomas B. Cunningham, T. H. McLaine
C. F. Bsssett. M. P. Holmes. R. C. Diggins,
Louis Bendell, George Childs, John D.
Siebe, E F. Preston, D. 0. B. Henarieaud
many other equally prominent citizens of
San Francisco; also a petition signed by
tifty-niue Senators and Assembiymen of
the present Legislature."
YOCXG HAE&Y EDWARDS.
A pardon was also granted to Harry S-
Edwards, who was convicted of forgery in
San Francisco in March, 1890, and sen
tenced to two years' imprisonment. The
reasons are given as follows:
"Edwards is a young man, 20 years of
age, of good family, and thin is his first
offense. His former employer is again de
sirous of employicg him, iv order to give
him an opportunity to regain his former
standing in the business and social com
munity. VVith tbis understanding I grant
LIFE TIMES .10HS CLARKE.
Another convict named John Clarke was
also giv;n his freedom. He was convicted
of murder in Santa Clara county in De
cember. 1886, and sentenced to life "impris
Tbe commutations issued were five in
number, four of tbem being to life-timers,
and issued as follows:
Wong Ah Kgow. convicied of murder in
San Francisco July, 1880. and sentenced to
life imprisonment: commuted to twenty
Ah Kirn, sentenced for life from Tehama
county in April, 1870, on a charge of mur
der; commuted to twenty years.
Alfred and Albert Quackenbush, con
victed of murder in Sonoma county in
April and July, 1881, respectively, and
ordered to prison for life; commuted to
Fidele Bezy, sentenced to life imprison
ment for murder in Fresno county in Feb
ruary, 1886; commuted to ten years. The
Governor says: "The prisoner being a for
eigner, not understanding the language in
which he was addressed, was at a great
disadvantage and thereby in his an
swers seriously criminated himself.
His petition for executive clemency
is indorsed by the very best
people in his district, the Judge who sen
tenced him, the jurors who convicted him
and the law officers who prosecuted him.
His sentence is commuted to ten years.''
Charles Gerhow, convicted of murder in
the second degree in San Francisco in
October, 1887. and sentenced to thirty-fonr
years; commuted to ten years. The fol
lowing reasons are assigned: "I fully be
lieve that Gerhow should not have been
convicted of the above-named crime, as
the facts presented to me do not warrant
such a verdict. I think manslaughter and
a term of ten years would have been suffi
ciently severe, and to this end I grant the
The Executive Committee Makes Einal
The Inaugural Ball Executive Commit
tee held its last meeting last evening
to make final arrangements for the
ball. It was stated that the committee
could positively estimate that the assets
would be at least $3,308. More tickets
would be sold in the next two days, and it
was thought that several hundred addi
tional would be subscribed.
Special press tickets were issued to the
papers tbat requested them, and the sup
ply was completely exhausted.
Mr. Eonis and Mr. Leake, of tbe Decor
ation Committee, reported tbat tbey in
tended to expend $763 in decorating the
Capitol building and lighting tbe dome.
It was resolved that Priesdent Joseph
3teffens escort Governor Markham and bis
party to the ball in carriages, and that
Frank D. Ryau see that tbe same courtesy
was extended Lieutenant-Governor Red
Mr. Btefiens stated that Chairman Stump
had telegraphed Mayor Comstock, asking if
tbe committee would not appropriate
$100 for the purpose of chartering a special
car for King Kalakaua, General Gibbon and
Admiral Brown and party to occupy in
coming to Sacramento.
It was resolved as the sense of the meet
ing that the City Trustees be asked to bear
the expense, as a mark of respect to the
The following estimates of the expenses
were mode: Supper, $1,138, and also $4S
for employes'supper; music. $320; decora
tions, $603; printing, $352 75; advertising,
$5; badges. $37; postage, $S0; salary assist
ant Secretary, $25; white wine and claret,
$57 50; watchmen. $100: carriages, $20;
badges, $5: incidentals, $40.
The receipts and expenses figure about
even, but the matter of purchasing cham
pagne had not been considered. Some of
the members of the committee feared that
there would not be enough money on hand,
but Chairman Steffens relieved their anxi
ety by guaranteeing the shortage in case
tickets were not sold.
Colonel Hamilton brought up the ques
tion as to where the King should be placed
in tbe grand march, and the matter waa
deemed an important subject for consider
ation. There were different opinions ex
pressed, and it was finally decided to leave
the question to tbe Chairman and the Gov
ernor to settle.
B. TJ. Steinman was choMo a member of
tbe Sacramento Reception and Invitation
Committee in place cf Joseph Hahn.
The Commrttee on Decora'ions an
nounced tbat the Janitor's office in tbe
I bni'ding would be fitted np as the hat-'
: room, end that the effices oi the Surveyrfr-
General and Adjutant-General would be
nsed as the ladies' waiting-room.
Mayor Comstock desired it stated tbat
the badjes for the special Reception Com
mittee of Sacramento, who were to see that
the guests were properly received on the
night of the ball, coold be procured this
morning by the members calling on him at
The Great African Explorer Soon to Visit
John F. Bragg, tbe manager of Pacific
coast amusements, is considering the ad
visability ot making arrangements for the
appearance of Henry M. Stanley in Sacra
mento, before his departure lor Euiope.
The appearance of the great African ex-
Dlorer in New York, in November last,
brought forth one of tbe largest audiences
that has ever congregated in that city.
The assemblage was made up principally
of the leading society and literary people of
America's metropolis. His lecture was
well received, and a large portion cf the
enormous proceeds was aevoted to worthy
Major J. B. Pond is now managing the
Stanley lecture tour, and it is bis intention
to have bim appear in tbe various large
cities of America and Canada.
Before committing hinntfH absolutely to
the venture, Mr. Bia-rg will start subscrip
tion lists in tbis city, with a view to mat
ing Stanley's appearance here a grand
social success. It the result of the canvass
is sufficiently encouragingly, arrangments
wiil be ruai'c with Major Pond whereby
Mr. Stanley will start for the Pacific coast
early in March, and give at least one lec
ture in this city.
Barwick's Weather Budget.
Tbe Signal Service temperature at 5 a.
m. and 5 p. si. yesterday was 37° and 50°,
while tbe highest ar.d lowest was 57° and
35°, with gentle to fresh and brisk northerly
winds and a partly clouded sky. The ba
rometer readings at 5 a. m and 5 p. K. were
30.26 and 30.21 inches respectively.
The highest and lowest temperature one
year ago yesterday was 44 c and 30°, with
no rainfall, and one year ago to-day 44°
One year ago to 6ay was the coldest day
since the cold spell in January, 1888, when
t..e lowest point reached by the mercury
was 10° in two consecutive nays. Tbus far
in January the temperature has been brac
ing, pleasant and agreeable.
Cannot "Make a Date."
King Kalakaua will be in the city to
morrow, as heretofore announced, and will
dine at tbe residence of Mrs. Crocker and
her daughter, Mis. Harry Gillig. He can
not, however, give any assurance of his
presence at tbe Sutter Club, according to
the following letter received yesterday:
Santa Barbara. Cal.. January 6th.
ycuton Booth, Prmident Hutter Club, Sacramento:
His Majesty desires compliments aud to state
that he expects to arrive iv Sacramento on
Friday noon as guest of Mrs. Crocker, and if
health permits, will attend inaugural ball, but
fears preseut health will not permit further en
gagements this week. ti. VV McFarlane,
His Majesty's Chamberlain.
Police Court Cases.
The case 3of Ah Che and Ah Chung, the
Chinamen whom officer Higgins arrested
Tuesday night in a raid on a lottery head
quarters, had their cases continued yester
day in the Police Court until January 14th.
William De Fore, accused of grand lar
ceny iv stealing two horses, has been or
dered to appear to-day for examination.
The charge of petit larceny against "Bill"
Leonard was dismissed en payment of costs.
The examination case of W. O. Arm
strong, charged witb assault to murder,
was continued until January 13th.
D. D. G. M., J. E. Harlow, assisted by
Joe Judd, W. Brison, J. G. Magan and Mr.
White, installed the following officers of
Sacramento Lodge, No. SO, A. O. U. W., on
Tuesday evening: P. M. W., George W.
Nicholls; M. W., Edgar H. Rivett; Fore
man, J. H. Shorrock; Overseer, James
Murphy; Recorder, George B. Katzenstein;
Financier, M. R. BeaidT Receiver, O. F.
Washburn; Guide, George Boyne; I. VV.,
Charles Stevens; O. W., Dan Hurley; Med
ical Examiner, Dr. W. A. Briggs.
An Old Case Dismissed.
Yesterday the case of Wittenbrock vs
Mebius it Co., which has been carried along
for a couple of years on the calender of the
Superior Court, was dismissed on motion of
the plaintiff. The case crew out of a hop
transaction, in which Wittenbrock felt tbat
he bad been injured lo the extent of about
United Red Men.
At a meeting last evening of Sacramento
Stamm, No. 124, U. O. R. M., the following
officers were installed by District Deputy
F. Schneider : G. A. Feyhl. Ab. C; F. A-
Ebel, U. C; N. H. Bauman, B. C; J. Links-
P.; C. Schuerly, R. S.; D. Wilkens, F. 8.!
J. Griesel, T. (for the twenty-eighth term)*
Another Room Robbed.
A young man employed in the Saddle
Rock Restaurant has been made a victim
of the thieving gang tbat now infests the
city. His room in the Orleans building
was entered yesterday during his absence
and robbed of several articles of fine
clothing and other valuables.
The divorce case of Susie J. Coffman vs
Franklin H. Coffman was concluded be
fore Superior Judge Van Fleet yesterday.
Cruelty was the ground on which Mrs.
i offnian sought a separation. Judge Yau
Fleet, however, denied the divorce.
The Pay-Car is About.
The pay-car paid off eouie of the yard
employes Tuesday evening and left for Red
Bluil. It will return today, but may go to
Placerville aud pay tbe employes there be
fore distributing the saeckles to the shop
men in this city.
California State Bank.
The statement of the California Siate
Bank is published to-day. It shows tbat
the business of the bank is conducted
on a broad scale, its assets amounting to
$1,342,465 34, including a reserve fund of
They Must Pungle.
Police Judge Craveus gave notice yester
day that hereafter he would dismiss do
cases in which stipulations of satisfaction
were filed until the costs of Conrt were
Needn't Work for Their Board.
The fence erected a couple of years ago in
the rear of the city jail, for tbe purpose of
inclosing a yard in which the prisoners
might break rock, has been torn down.
The Road Overseer election contest of
Grondona vs. Hamilton was set for trial
yesterday for the 14th inst. by Superior
Rise in the River.
The river rose rapidly yesterday, and in
the afternoon marKed 11 leet 9 inches, a
rise of over a foot in twenty-four hoars.
Shoes—Shoes— Shoes for Everybody.
Ladies' grain button shoe, worked but
tonholes, medium round toe, low heel,
standard screwed, smooth innersoles, sizes
2J to B—sale price, $1 19. Ladies' genuine
French kid button. French last, long vamp,
square toe, s'zes 2 to 4—sale price, $2 50.
Misses' dongola kid button, spring heels,
worked buttonholes, 11 to 2—sale price.
$1 25. Red House. *
" Compound Sclphcb Powder" (put up
only by the W. H. Bone Co., No. 12 Bush
street, San Francisco) gives the best satis
faction of any remedy on the market. It
thoroughly cleanses the blood, and for
habitual constipation, indigestion, bilious
ness, piles, etc., it has no equal, Kirk,
Geary .Vl:o. •
To avoid rushes do not put off yonr pur
chases until afternoon. Tbere was a stam
pede in the millinery department yester
day. Remember, to our customers we will
say, there are lots of bargains, and just
now when one drops ont two drop in at
Red House clearing sale. *
New cheap pianos from 1275, superior to
same class sold through sub-agents for 1325
and upward*. John F. Cooper, direct
THE NEW GOVERNOR.
COLONEL HENBY H. MARKHAM WILL
BE INAUGURATED TO-DAY.
The Ceremony Will Take Place in the
Assembly Chamber—Outline of
At noon-time to-day the office of Chief
| Executive will chance hands. Governor
| G. H. Waterman will step down and out,
and the functions of the office will fall
upon Colonel Henry H. Markham. At 12
o'clock m. the Legislature will meet in
Joint Convention to inaugurate the new
Governor and Lieutenant-Governor. The
ceremony will take place in the Assembly
Chamber, Colonel Markham's recent ill
ness rendering it inadvisable for him to
expose himself for so long a time in the
At yesterday's consultation between the
Senate aud Assembly Inaugural Commit
tees, Adjutant-General Orton suggested that
the military fjrm in front of Governor
Markham's residence, aud present arms
when be appeared. Tbe Governor should
then proceed in a carriage to tho Capitol
building, the four military companies ac
companying him, preceded" by v band. In
front of the Capitol building the military
would form in line and again salute the
Governor as he passed into the building.
The Joint Committee adopted tbis plan
of procedure, aud at a subsequent meeting
tbe following additional programme was
Three carriages will be in waiting at the
entrance of Capitol building at 11 a. m.
The first, drawn by four white horses, will
leave tbe Capitol wiih Governor Water
man and Elwood Bruner, Chairman of the
cjmmittte. The second wiil contain Sen
ator Frazer, President of the Senate pro tern.,
Speaker of tbe House Coombs, and t*o
members of tbe committee; and tbe third
the President of the committee.
Lieutenant-Governor Reddick wili be
called for at the Capitol Hotel, whence the
procession will proceed to Colonel Mark
ham's residence, and ibence to the Capitol.
Chairman Bruner, of the Joint Commit
tee, will escort the Governor to the Assem
bly Chamber, where he wiil be introduced
to Speaker Coombs, wbo in turn wiil intio
duce him to the audience.
Superior Judge Vau Fleet, of tbis city,
will administer the oath of office, and
Colonel Mai'khnn. will then deliver bis in
Brigadier General T. W. Sheehan and
staff, Colonel J. W. Guthrie and Matt, and
the city companies of the First Artillery
Regiment will compose the escort. The of
ficers will not be mounted. The military
will assemble at tbe armory at 10 o'cioek
The battery will fire a salute from the
terrace in the rear of the Capitol when the
procession reaches the building.
TIIE REVISED PF.OORAMME.
The Joint Legislative Inauguration Com
mittee met last night and arranged the fol
lowing order cf the inauguration cere
Ou reaching the Capitol the procession
will enter headed by Governor Waterman
and Governor-elect Markham. Following
them will come Lieutenant-Governor-elect
Reddick aud the Joint Legislative Com
As they enter tbere will be music by the
First Artillery Band.
Introduction uf Governor Waterman by
Speaker Coombs, and address by the former.
Introduction (by Chairman Bruner of
the Joint Committee) of Governor-elect
Markham to the Speaker, wbo will admin
ister the oath of office.
Introduction of Governor Markham by
Delivery of the inaugural address.
Introduction of Lieu enant-Governor
Reddick, who will take the oath and de
liver an address.
Reading and approval of the minutes of
the Joint Convention.
HE WILL GO TO THE BALL
An Assemblyman* DMI Suit Stolen, but
One of the Assemblymen of the Legisla
ture came near being deprived of tbe priv
ilege of attending the inaugural ball to
morrow night, for the want of suitable
clothes to wear. When he came to this
city he brought with him an elegant new
broadcloth dress-suit, with tbe intention of
wearing it on the night of the bail.
He engaged a room at an upto*rn lodg
ing-house, and two days had not passed
before he discovered that nis suit had been
stolen. He reported the matter to tbe po
lice, but at tbe same lime gave up all hopes
of being able to attend the grand affair at
He was almost overcome with joy how
ever last night when officer Simmons re
turned him his clothes, intact, but sorely
in need of the attention of a tailor to
straighten out the creases. The legislator
invited all hands to orink and vowed his
intention of wearing the suit constantly
until tbe ball was over.
Officer Simmons found the clothes in a
saloon, where tbey had been left by >
party, as security for a loan of $3. The
suit cost $75.
Chief of Police Drew and the entire force
of officers on the night watch were to have
made a raid on the dives early this morn
Wide brim black French felt hats, 75c;
in colors, 50c, $1. Trimmed bats in good
style, sale price from Sl to.s2. Trimmings,
riobons, birds and wings way down to
close, at millinery department, Red House.*
Sacramento, January C—Harriet, wife of F. L.
ForDes, a native of New York, 12 years, b
months and u days.
[Friends and acquaintances are respectfully in
vited to attend the funeral, from her late resi
dence, No. 421 O street, to-morrow at 10
Florin, January 4 —J. Clinton, son oi Philip and
Mary L ;Wise, a native ot California, 4 years,
4 months and 15 days.
Both the method and results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing: to the taste, and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers, and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is the
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects. Prepared only from the moat
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all, and have made it the most pop
ular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for eaje in 50c and
$1 bottles by all leading druggists.
Any reliable druggist who may not
have it on hand will procure it
promptly for any one who wishes to
try it. Do not accept any substitute.
CALIFORNIA FIG STBUP COMPACT,
Pan Francisco, Oal.
Loalartlla. Ky. Hew Tork, H. T.
CHANGED DAILY FOB W£I>STOCK, LUBIN & CO.
ON ACCOUNT OF ANNUAL STOCK-TAK
ING, OUR STORES WILL CLOSE AT 5
O'CLOCK THURSDAY. AND FRIDAY
The largest assortment of Men's Clothing aud Furnishing Goods in the city.
FOR LADIES' EVENING DRESS
Twenty-button lengths in Cream-color Mousque
taire Kid Glove, "Centemeri" make, $3 75.
Ten-button lengths in Mousquetaire Kid Gloves,
light tans, grays and browns, $1 50.
Evening shades in Drapery Net, with satin stripes,
$1 75 a 3 rard.
Party Fans, $2 50 to $11 50.
Red Duchesse Lace Handkerchiefs, $3 50 to £iS.
Real Duchesse Lace, 51 75 and $2 50 a yard.
Real Yaleuciennes Lace, $1 a yard.
Silk Hosiery, $2 50 to $6 a pair.
Hand-run Spanish Lace Scarfs, in black, $7 50
, to $25. (
Slippers and Low Shoes for evening wear.
The Urges: assortment or Men's Clothing and Famishing Goods in the city.
ROBES and HORSE BLANKETS
Duplex Horse Blankets, made of a heavy canvas
and lined throughout with blanket cloth, the
two materials being woven together by Chase's
Champion Works; guaranteed to be a warm
aud strong blanket, $3 50.
Ruby Reversible Plush Blankets, full size and
good weight, $3 50.
Better quality in Reversible Fancy Figured Plush
Robes, at $5, $7 50 and $10.
t We can also show Plush Robes in plain colors and
heavy weights, at $2 and $2 50.
The largest assortment of Men's Clothing and FuruishinirGoodsTrrthe^cltT!"^"
Men's Full-dress Coats and Yests of the finest
quality,. $25. We guarantee a perfect fit or
Men's Full-dress Shirts, Ties, Gloves, Opera
Dunlap's New York Silk Hats; also Black, Soft
and Stiff Felt Hats.
assortment of Men's CloihingaiXFuTnfclhTnTc^
Nos. 400 to 412 K Street. Sacramento.
I=» -A. T _E3 _NT *T FIOCK._E_R.S
A beautiful liae of Silk Plush and Tapestry Upholstered Patent
Bockers for Holiday trade just received. Big value in our new Oak
Patent-Rocker, velvet seat, at $3 50. Willow and Rattan Chairs
at lowest prices.
Chas. M. Campbell, 409 K St., Carpets an. Faraitnre.
-*■-- — .
fiSSa •■WJUJO IH-A-CXZlzxraas. Pianos.
reS=<^te=S= •■ THE FAVORITE ' V£h cf™ »f°l5 sUllment' STEIKWAY,
54§T'T^^f°B Light running. CABLER
" __S \ _fi?H- THE DOMESTirJ 5 'W1 u>ed to this City. Self , D_-i.cc- '
'iSalr U sTiL i setting attachments. PEASE,
, VmJ&&&- . THE NFW HOMEf* Eunnine, Popular g? Ikstallmeots,
'iW ■_* MUlviej audßeliable. from *33 J upward,
irSfi-gP&S > THE NEW "STANDARD," *1Q per month.;
* g^^ THE IMPROVED "AUTOMATIC." Children's Carri-
ALL SOLD ON INSTALLMENTS: Old Maehires taten m trade: Second- nres' Chai^'Ru^'
hand Machines of all kinds from 810 upwards. REPAIRING A 'Clocks ALL ON
BPBCIALTY. Needles and parts for all Machines. INSTALLMENTS/
A. J. POMMER, Sos. 829 and 831 J street, corner of Hlnth
A FINE AS-SOKTMENT OF ISIII.MM.U
Q.VKNK.T, GREEN, BLUE, BROWN, TAN, GRAT AND RED,
oixriirsr so cents.
CALL AND SEE THEM AT
MRS. I A. PE&LER'S, 621-623 J Street,
THE GREATEST BARGAINS EVER KNOWN.
Direct Yonr Attention to a Few ol Oar Bargains aa Follow ■:
OTTTWO f ßuslness Sulti- - * u, », $6, r, ts, ». no
rtll I I Ol DreMBnits - 112, »13, IH, »15, $16
****** *» (Extra Fine Dress Suits (custom made) lIS, |20,J22 30,125
AT7DD/IAI TC f HeaTy chll,cMiia_ _ , 6 , v< K
U f DfIUU A1 U FrCDC!i Cbtochill» _ HO. |12, $15. $18
w ****»wwa**a# ( Light-colored (custom made) |7 50, $10, $12 115 |18
l Lxtra Fine Custom Made, imported goods_...l« 50,17, $7 50,18
FURNISHING GOODS IpH^EESSfIvSI
l Fine Cassimere Shirts $1 50, SI 75, 82,12 50
f Heavy White Merino _«c, «sc, 50c
Scotch Mixed _ 40c 45c, 50c
Real Balbriggnn (Dundee Mauul'tlng Co.) French finish 75
Tf ITTMI IMTTTI ITt ' Natural ,;ray (no dye) Shirts and Lrawers.. 75c each
ilnlllH K VA/ kA K Fancy Striped Wool fchins and Drawers 75c each
UrlLmß 11 JjAU ! F^oy Balbriggan Shirls and Drawers SOc each
waiv __<-,% «-» hum , Flue Striped Ali-woolShirts and Drawers (Morris)...sl a", each
i Pioneer Standard shirts and Drawers, extra quality..sl 25 each
I White Lamba'-woo". Shirts and Drawers _$l so each
[ All-woo. Scarlet ehir'.s and Drawers 75c to $1 50 each
ITT7/II7'TI7TI' X Tl f Just. r,lf,siTed irom New York, a complete assortment of the
Ti HIiKW H U K - la'-t;' »ty'««of (ients' Fine Neckwear, lrom 15c toll
ifJUv-l. ii Uf. 11 l Men s tuspenders trom _. jj . to^i
I*9* 10 to 25.
A large line of the J>ATE9T 6HAPED HAT-? at exceedingly low prices.
fITTATJn f Fine B Calf Seamless Bals, Congress and Button sizes, 5 to 11: styles, Lon
\HllH.\-' don, French and St Louis toes VI 15,11 25,11 40.11 75,11 90
Uli V JUU 1 Fule Seamless French <"alf. kangaroo uppers, conjness, bals aud buttou, latest
I styles, opera, New York. French, Loudon and St Louts toes: »!»■■<. sto 11
-acme welt aad hand sewed •_ 25, $2 50, $2 75, $3. ti 10, 34
Conntrr Orders Will Receive Prompt and Cinlul Attention.
H. HARKS, Mechanical Clothing Store, 414 K St.
mVLAFmSAwSt,mmTm^mmmWSmmWSm. g"\ A DDDTO
WALL 'AFB B 0 A i & L i K™ M . UND \ji\t\\rJsmm 10.
Prices will tell! The puhlic always
willing to avail of a Genuine
Seduction in Prices.
O'DRIEN'3 REDUCTION OF FIFTEEN
.O PER TEXT, on his entire stcck of First
class Boots and Shoes appreciated.
Two hundred pairs Ch. Solar-tip Shoes,
heel and spring heel, sizes S to 8, reduced
to 45 cents; worth 81.
O'BRIEN'S, 607 J ST-
THE LATEST DESIGNS
JUST RECEIVED FOR THE
422 J Street. d!2-tl3p
TBE SWEETEST SND BEST.
*3?l_o Capital Xlrxxtx
LINDLEY A CO. Sacramento, Cal.
And Lovers of Good Meats!
\7"OUR ATTENTION 16 INVITED TO OUR
J. specially selected <juality of
-Q-C3 _E1 JF 1 !
(Durham Cattle), purchased from the STAN
FORD RANCH, which is to be sold at regular
prices. It is the finest lot of BEEF ever brought
to Sacramento. Our supply is large, but the de
mand is great.
MOHR & YOERK, Sacramento.
Our New Stock Is Now at Haud and
Open for Inspection.
We Offer a Special Line of Norelties in
New Designs and Colorings
Not to Be Found
my Paper hanging and decorating by skilled
workmen at reasonable rates.
Whittier, Mer ft Co.,
1016 and 1018 Second Stroet. sl7-t!3p(3u)
B. S. CROGKERICO,
208 and 210 J street.
THE LEADING STATIONERS,
MANU ACTETRERS OF BLANK BOOKS.
ir YOU WANT
The Finest and Freshest Box of Candy
In the city, you can be accommodated at
NO. 810 J STREET,
Headquarters for Holiday Candles, Nuta
and Novelties. 3ptf
FOR PDRE CANDY
W. P. PETERSON'S.
620 J STREET.
TRY THE LELEBRATEB
W. AND S. CODGH DROPS,
For Coughs aud Colds.
JOHN C. SCHADEN,
Corner Fonrth and L Streets,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Groceries, Proyisions, Hay, Grain, Etc.
Pioneer Marble and Granite Works,
40Q £.. STREET ' BETWEEN FOURTH AND
•±4O Firih. Sacramento. Monumen., Tomh
aad u rave Stones. Mantel*. En^auM^TitfnJ J^T
greet impoiter of Scotch and K« e Tng™&
Monumvirs. CALL AM) EXAM ivy dlSf
NEW PROC£Sii_CORN MEAL
flrtna F-V.n ne* J"W*« corn meal aod
of Knro^ 4n86 e0'a on «"> STtnCipM CiH«
A. LOTHHAMMSS, 1021 Ninth St
mUNIXG AND REPAIRING IN ALL ITJ
h?rthl„U^. e8„ Piaa.08 aud Organs a specialty
«,»-£' dUentlon g^en to all musical tnstro.
SOCCKBOR TO C*RLK A CFOfcY. OON
nJSS?* *nd Builder' ,_£*"• ««»P-*^_«