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WHEN DOCTORS DISAGREE.
"Continuous Session" Talk Before ;
the Board of Education,
Dr. Dixon Opposes tho Position Taken
by the Other Physicians—A Com
The "continuous session" agitation
■which has been occupying the attention
of the students at the High School, the
teachers, the doctors, the parents, and, in
feet, the public in general, for the past
week or more, was finally disposed of by
the City Board of Education last night
As the readers of the Record-Union
are probably aware, the medical frater
nity, with a few exceptions, was arraigned '■
against the single or continuous session,
while on the other side were the students
and tho teachers. I
The doctors maintained that the session j ;
was injurious to brains in the develop
mental stage; that it did not permit stu
dents to eat at 'the proper time,
and did not then allow them '
time to digest what they
did eat. Tho students and teachers main
tained that, despite the theories of the
medical men, they were in good health,
and expected to continue so. They pre
ferred to go hungry, or to eat a hasty |
lunch, in order, by so doing, that they
might have the afternoon to themselves.
The settlement reached by the Board
of Education last night was a sort of com
promise. They did not exactly kill the
continuous session, nor did they vote lor
There was a large delegation of boys from
the High School present, and while none
of them attempted to electrify the board
with speeches, their presence had the
effect of bracing up those of the directors
who were supposed to be in favor of the
single session. But to offset this youth
ful array thero was also present quite a
delegation of medical men, among them
being Drs. \V. A. Briggs, Simmons,
Dixon, Parkinson, Fowler and Merrill.
Professor Atkinson of tlie commercial
school was also present by invitation.
The discussion was rather lively after it
had got fairly started.
When Chairman Erlewine called the |
subject up for consideration, Director j
Harrison asked if it were not a fact that
the board had established the continuous
session at its last meeting.
The Chairman said that such was tho
case, but that was no reason why the
matter could not be reconsidered. It had
been stated that snap judgment had been
indulged in by the board, and he thought
it no more than right that those who op
posed the single session should be given
a chance to be heard. Since the board
had established the rule, it had listened
to statements by several of Sacramento's
most prominent physicians, it had readl
the discussions in the newspapers, and
had heard from the students and teachers.
It was only justice now to reconsider the
Director Sherburn moved that the
order made at the last meeting be recon
sidered, and the motion was carried
Director Harrison moved that the re
quest of the High School students and
teachers for the continuous is-ession be
Then the subject was open for discus
Dr. G. M. Dixon was the first to ad
dress the board. The doctor rather sur
prised the other medical men present by
declaring himself to be in favor of the
continuous session. He said the medical
fraternity had made a mistake in con** i
founding fowl in the stomach with food j
in tho system. He thought it
would lie far better for the health
of school-children if they would do with
out food from 8:3o o'clock in tho morning
until W3O o'clock in the afternoon than to
eat a hurried meal at noon and rush
back to school. No person could study
on a full stomach. Gladstone, Poe,
Shakespeare and other great authors
never dared to attempt
ANY GREAT MENTAL WORK
on a full stomach. School-children them- '
selves could testify that in the afternoons I
after their lunch they were dull and it j
was only through will power that They
could concentrate themselves. During
the process of digestion the energies and
vitality of tho system were divided if
mental effort were attempted.
He considered it fallacious to
quote authorities in support
of a position on a health
proposition. In one part of the country
ft was declared that all drinking water
reservoirs should be covered in order to
keep tho water pure, and yet in another j
locality the medical experts say that all
reservoirs should be uncovered "in older
to keep the water pure and fit to drink. !
Authorities were good enough to fortify ,
one's opinion, but that was all.
In conclusion the doctor said that he !
believed the position taken by Professor i
Pond, the teachers and the students, in !
favor of tho continuous session, was right. '
It was a well-known fact that it required
two and one-half hours ordinarily to di- j
sest5 est a meal, and while the process of
igestion was in operation the mind
should rest—there should be no division
of energy—and in consequence it was far
hatter for the student to last than to dine.
Dr. Briggs asked Dr. Dixon a rather
pointed question. "If,*' said he, "it re
quires two hours and a half for digestion,
and during that period there should be no
mental labor, why should not the same
rule apply to studying after breakfast?"
Dr. Dixon, after a moment's hesitation
replied that he thought the same rule
Dr. Simmons next addressed tho
board, and he paid particular at
tention to the argument of Dr.
Dixon. He said his attention was
first directed to the evil of the single ses
sion some time last year, aud since then
he had given the subject considerable
thought. The more he looked into the I
matter the more thoroughly he became
convinced that it was ruinous to the
school children. He had seen his own
808 rush into the house at noon, grab j
whatever was nearest him on the dinner !
table, cram it into his stomach, and race
oft' to school ■sain. He had remon
strated with the boy, knowing ashe did
that it was dangerous, and a most certain
road to physical wreckage, but he learned
that it was not the boy's fault but that of
the abominable continuous session, with
its l_>-ininute recess.
AN ABSURD COMPARISON.
Dr. Simmons referred to Dr. Dixon's
application of examples of abstinence
like ■Gladstone, Poo, Shakspearo and
other great mento growing children as
In the one case, he said, the m d and
body is in a del "l-'pmcntal stage, .nd in
the other the minds and bodies are
already developed and matured. It was
nonsense to draw a comparison of this
kind. Continuing, Dr. Simmons said
that" the more particular objection
ne found to the school sv*.tem,
was the keeping of scholars
too long in their seats. In his profes
sional practice he liad had a large nuiu
berot cases brought to his notice where
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permanent and serious injury had re
sulted from this close confinement of
schools. It would be a difficult matter to
find a perfectly formed child in the pub
lic schools to-day—particularly one -with
a well-developed chest. This, he was
satisfied, was all to be laid at the door of
the public school system now in vogue
Before closing Dr. Simmons paid his
respects to the persons who had been
harping on the "special conditions" pre
vailing in Sacramento, as regards climate.
Anybody, he said, who talk that way was
not well posted—he was a new comer,
probably, and not to the manor born.
The climate of Sacramento from April to
July compared irvorablv with that of
nine-tenths ofthe cities ofthe East.
Dr. Dixon took it upon himself to reply
to the matter last referred to by Dr. Sim
mons, inasmuch as he had said somethine
about climatic conditions. He said he
had lived in various cities in the East,
and would be emphatic in the declaration
that he preferred the climate of Sacra
mento to that of any other. It was cool
in the shady spots in Sacramento during
summer, but he thought that walking in
the sun at mid-day was too much for
Dr. Parkinson spoke briefly on the sub
ject under discussion. He said he would
withdraw all objections he might have to
the continuous session, provided that ses
sions wero interspersed with frequent in
termissions or recesses.
Director Harrison renewed his motion
for the continuous session. He said he
had children in the High School and
naturally felt an interest in tlie matter.
He had made wide inquiries and had
found that opinion was much divided on
the subject. Drs. Briggs and Simmons
were the only persons who had children
attending the High School who had ex
pressed themselves as opposed to the con
Before a vote was taken, Professor
Atkinson, ol" the Sacraniento Busiuess
College, was asked for his opinions. The
Professor was somewhat dilhdent about
putting himself on record, but, in an
swer to questions by the directors, stated
tliat he had tried the continuous session in
his school and had to abandon it. It was
a failure. He had found that better re
sults were attained when the students
were given the regular noon recess for
lunch. They always did better work at
the beginning of each session, too.
Chairman Erlewine informed tlie board
that during the oast couple of days tlie
High School students had obtained the
written opinions of their parents, and
they were largely in favor of the single
session. The Chairman did not tiiink
this a fair test, however, as many parents
would give such au opinion just to gratify
their children. He was opposed to the
single session aud would vote against it.
He thought, however, that the matter
could be compromised. The continuous
session advocates were willing to allow
thirty minutes for lunch, while the op
position wanted an hour and a half, lie
would be in favor of "splitting the differ
ence" and giving an hour's recess.
Director Tufts agreed with the Chair
man that an hour would be about right.
* UI HECTOR PAYNE CAVES.
This ended the discussion and a vote
was taken on Director Harrison's motion
favoring the continuous session. The
vote resulted in a tie, and tho Chairman
declared the motion lost.
The High School hoys looked crest
fallen, and so did their champion, Dr.
Directors Harrison and Sherburn, who ]
wanted the single session, gave vent to
their feelings pf disappointment mildly.
The latter said it looked very peculiar
that the wishes of two or three doctors
should prevail against the unanimous
demands of several hundred students,
teachers and parents.
Dr. Dixon button-holed Director
Payne, and atfa>r a whispered conversa
tion, the director wilted. He changed ]
his vote and called the matter up for an- :
It was now the timo for the anti-single
session advocates to look disappointed.
But Director Gardner settled the wiiole
trouble by moving that thirty minutes be
allowed at nocn lor lunch, with another
short recess at 10:'J0 o'clock. Tliis was
neither a continuous session, nor what
thedoctors wanted, but all hands accepted
it as a compromise and it was adopted
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
Judge C. F. Lott of Oroville visited Sacra
mento yesterday. *
Dr. H. H. Ptersci, who has been quite ill for
two mouths, is ul le* to be out again.
Mr. G. H. Rodgisrs of San Francisco is visit
ing his daughter, Mis. O. W. Suflord,at 1730
The Misses Fcbwslers, Miss Dunham, Miss
FitzUerald und Mtos Woolworth of Sun Fran
cisco, are the guestt of Miss Gertrude Miller.
Arrivals at the (foiden Kugle Hotel yester
day: A. H. Feli-t., W. B. Tuttle, Mrs. C. H,
Mays, M. H. Flt/.sLnnnons, W. L. Colville, E.
A. Bailey. New York: Mrs. Edith Cleaveland
and child, Minneapolis; .las. H. Champ, A. W
Gee, Cleveland- LB. Hebbron, Salinas; B. D
Harris and wife, D. D. Harris and wife, Ver
mont: E. H. Ward, Ked Bluff; O. B. France
city; J. T. Strut ton, Oakland; S. K. Newbaur,
A. H. Evert, G. B. Manning. J. F. Moulton,
Frank J. Suunie.san Francisco.
Arrivals ut the Cupital Hotel yesterday: H.
N. Miner, Berkeley; E. S. Culver. Oakland; M.
D. Kuub, Han Francisco; W. G. Ewing, West- j
field, Mass.: W. 11. Giaham, Biggs; J. W.
Frost, Sun Francisco; Mrs. George B. Green
und child, CVurtituid; A. H. Grocey, Volcano;
W. K. SU)Ck. Sun Franrisco; F. F. Chase, San
Jose; T. It. flaming, Bi.g*; Thad. McConnell,
Elk Grove; 11. Manee, Williams; Philip Op
penheim, Sun Francisco; E. K. Hammond,
City: C. A. Hanover. Wm. McPake, Xew York-
O. B. Moran, New York; E. E. Trueblood!
Elk Grove; C. L. Foss, San Francisco: E. Lehe
Stockton; J. B. Stanton, Colusa; D. M. Keavis,
Chico; W. J. Gleason, San Francisco; C. H.
Nazro, Memphis; (4. H. Lippitt.St. Louis; W.
H. Bickford, Bedding; Mrs. 1,. JI. Gray,
Woodland; M. E. Clowe, Knights Landing-
Arthur J. Gray. Alex. J. Gray, Elk Grove; I
It. H. Beamer. Woodland; J. H. Adam, Cin
cinnati, Ohio; J. F. Moseley. Stockton.
Department One—Catiin, Judge.
Monday, March 30,1891.
People vs. Dan. Healey, charged with mis
demeanor— On trial.
Department Two—Van Fleet. Judere.
Monday, March 30,1891.
Matter of the estate of Joseph Burns, de
ceased— Will admitted; letters to Mrs. Sarah
Bnnw without bonds.
Kstate and guardianship of Hooper minors;
estale and guardianship of Richmond minors;
estate and guardianship of Townsend minors;
estate of J. 11. Watson, deceused; estale and
guurdiansulp of James Bagnell, an i ncompc
teut-AlI continued to Friday.
Estate of Henry G. Hays, deceased—Order
of sale of real estate.
Kstate of Loi-< Otis, deceased—Letters to
Addle A. Rutherford; hond, 5*1,200. Apprais
ers, T. H. Berkey, J. Rutherford and P. Bold.
Kstate of John Eitel, deceased—WUl denied
probate; 1.-tters to Mrs. Kitel; bond, $G,500. J.
M. Henaerson, S. S. Nixon and l). J. Sim
mons appointed appraisers.
S. Prouty vs. Win. IXuin—Continued.
J. J. Speiker vs. T. M. Lash—Continued till
M. L. Schwarze vs. Goldenstcln & Joeobson
—Case transfer*-*.d to San Francisco.
W. P. Harlow vs. Joseph Hahn—Argued
Jn.-phlne E. Hopkins vs. Acock et al.—De
murrer withdrawn; defendants allowed ten
days to answer; notice waived.
Fannie M. Clark vs. J. A. Clark—On motion
of Add. C. Hinkson, demurrer overruled and
defendant allowed tlve days to answer.
E. Rev \s. J. A. Parker et al.—Continued
Frieud ft Terry Lumber Company vs. T. H.
Cofliuan et al.—Demurrer overruled; ten days
to answer; notice waived.
R. A. Kastrnan vs. Southern Pacific Com
pany—Ou motion of Clinton L White, action
Is dismissed, plaintiir acknowledging satisfac
Bradycrotine cured headaches for
Jno. Flannery, Savannah, Ga.
SACHAMfcNTO DAILY RECORD-ITXioy, TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1891.—SIX PAGES.
WHO 13 HE ?
An "Old Presbyterian" Whose Name
Should Be Published.
The following, from the Ventura Demo
crat, will be read with interest by Sacra
"Temperance evangelists, like other
people of their class, sometimes allow
their zeal to outstrip discretion and dis
tort truth. Mrs. Clara Hoffman, a tem
perance advocate of some notoriety and
much vaunted ability, lectured on her
adopted theme at Uuion Hall Thursday
night to quite an audience. In the course
of her address she stated, in substance,
that when she arrived at Sacramento from
the East she met an old Presbyterian
friend, who informed her that the Capitol
City was a place given over to sin,
drunkenness and the devil. Not only men
were to be seen reeling drunk in tho
streets, but misses—little school girls
were in tbe habit of tripping boldly into
the saloons on tbeir return from school,
marching up to the bar, taking their nips
and getting gloriously befuddled, and
that he had on one occasion counted as
many as twenty filing in and out ofa cer
"It is hardly necessary to say that tliat
virtuous Presbyterian coined a deliberate
and slanderous lie, and tlie wonder is
that a woman of Madam Hoffman's in- j
telligence would rehearse it to a respecta
ble audience. That kind of evangelism
would destroy any cause in the world."
In connection with this same matter a
leiter has been received by School Super
intendent Hart from a friend iv Ventura,
It was written on March 27th, and is as
"I was present at a lecture delivered
last evening in tlie < 'ongregational Church
of this city by Mrs. Hoffman, of St. Louis,
under the auspices of the W. C. T. U. In
the course of that lecture Mrs. Hoffman
stated that on her arrival in your city she
was met by an old friend, "whose name
she did not give, a Presbyterian min
ister, who informed her, among other
tilings derogatory of the good name of
Sacramento, tliat he had seen as many as
(I think) forty-eight women go into a
saloon in ono day. And that it was not
an unusual thing for school girls, tripping
home from school with their satchels oh
their arms, to go in, get their drink, and
then goon home. This minister may
easily lie located, as she said lie had been
in Sacramento but tive months.
"From njy knowledge of California and
of Sacramento City, and of tlie watchful
care of public school teachers and super
intendents. I cannot believe the statement
to be true. My experience in this State
dates from April, IStJS. In justice to you, I
your Board of Kducation, your public j
schools, your teachers, in justice to the I
children of Sacramento, I deem it my j
duty to inform you of the statements that I
afe being made to public audiences by j
SUPREME COURT MINUTES.
Saturday, March 2G, 1801.
Estate of Blythe vs.Savage, heirs—lt iseir
der.'d that the time for tiling und ser\ ing the
transcript upon appeal of the above-named
appellants from the judgment rendered herein
l.c and hereby is extended until the expira
tion of fOttJ days alter tiie settlement ot their
"statement" on their motion for a new trial
and notice ofthe decision of thecourt belowof
their said motion for a new trial, .said forty
days to commence to run froai the date of
said notice. This order shall not prevent re
spondent from moving to vacate the same or
I snorten the time above granted, provided said
j appellants shall full to prosecute their motion
for a new trial with due diligence. Dated
March 27, 1891. Beatty,C. J.,Sharpstein, J_.
DeHaven, J.. Paterson, J.
bank of California vs. Bothln et ul.—lt is
hereby ordered thut the defendant and appel
lant, W. 11. 11. Hart, have twenty days from
date within which to lile his transcript on ap
peal from the judgment herein in above en
titled action. Beatty, C. J.
:io.S2">—Kx parte G. Oneivolo on habeas
corpus—Order tliat wilt issue as pruved, re
turnable before the Hon. W. H. Beatty, Chief
i Justice of Uw Supreme Court of the State of
California, ou the 8.1 day of April, A. D. 1891,
at 11 A. .m.; lurther ordered that a copy of this
writ heserved on the Sheriff of the City and
County of San Francisco. • W. H. Beatty, C. .1.
1-I,o79—Whaley vs. Cavenuugh—Rehearing
13,927—K105c vs. Hillenbrand—Judgment
and oi der uffirmed. Thecourt.
Monday, March 30,1801.
Desealsa vs. Duune—On reading and tiling
the affidavit of the defendant and appellant
herein, ordered that the said appellant have
and he hereby is allowed twenty days' further
time from this date in which to serve and file
his transcript on appeal herein. Ueatty, C. J.
13,183—Irvine et al. vs. Davy et al.-Judg
ment affirmed. Sharpstein, J. We concur:
McFarland. J., DeHaven, J.
20,707—People vs. O'Brien—Judgment and
order affirmed. Sharpstein, J. We concur:
DeHaven, J., McFail-ind, J.
Local Wheelmen Tako a Trip Down to
On Sunday four of the Capital City
Wheelmen made a trip to Stockton. It
was the intention of the dub to take a
trip through Yolo County, but on account
of the north wind all thoughts of reach
ing Esparto were given up, and a trip to
Stockton was at onco decided upon. A
; start was made at 8 a. m., with five men
jin line. Passing through Oak Park, the
! upper Stockton road was taken to old Elk
Grove, where one of the party, Mr. Mier,
left for Elk Grove.
Soon getting into the adobe roads, the
customary headers and falls were taken,
; but after passing Hicksville the roads
were in good condition.
Arriving at Gait at 11:45 a. m. dinner
was taken, after which, with an hour's
good rest, the trip was continued, taking
: the Cherokee Lane, leaving Lodi, Wood
; bridge and Acampo to the right, making
the last eight miles into Stockton in
forty-live minutes, arriving there at 3:50
After taking a trip through the city, the
overland train was taken for home.
The Dancers Flock to th© Young Men's
The Easter Hop of Young Men's Insti
tute No. 11 was held at Turner Hall last
Tlie hall was tastefully decorated with
flags, palms and potted plants, presenting
a pleasing eflect. Being the first party
after Lent, there was a large attendance,
and those present went home well pleased
with their night's entertainment. The
Committee of Arrangements were: W. F.
Gormley, .1. Gorman, D. J. Long, J. J.
Moran, J. Longshore, Jr., J. S. O'Calla
ghanandT. J. Murphy; Reception—Gen
eral T. \V. Sheehan, R. M. Clarken, M.
Halloran, J. MeGuire, H. Casey, W. J.
Hassett, W. J. Hamm, J. Gorman, D.
McDougall, D. McCarthy and J. O'Con
nell; Floor Director, W. F. Gormley; Floor
Managers— 3. Longshore, Jr., D.J. Long,
T. J. Murphy, J. J. Moran, J. Denny, P.
Bell <_: Co., the auctioneers, offer
an unusually fine opportunity to-morrow
to those who are furnishing homes. At
10 o'clock thej' will sell five houses of j
furniture, including elegant parlor and
dining-room suites, dining-room and
kitchen furniture, and in fact everything
! that could Vie thought of in the line of
household goods. For convenience of
sale this entire lot of furniture has been
removed to the store at 519 J street.
.— — ♦
Where Is lie 1
County Clerk Rhoads received a letter
yesterday from Thomas F. Harrihill of
New York City, asking ior information
retarding the whereabouts of his nephew,
John Harrihill, who came to California
eleven years ago.
In another column will be found a sy
nopsis of the predigree and other inter
esting matter pertaining to the celebrated
stallion Durfee, whose owner, Dr. Hicks,
has now quartered at his stables. He is
a magnificent specimen of horseflesh, and
his sire and dam are famous thorough
For a disordered liver try Beecham's
A i The Royal Baking Pow-
Xjl J.Ol IC der stanc^s al°ne in purity
in the world of leavening
agents. It is the only baking powder free from
all adulteration or admixture of injurious ingre
dients, and absolutely pure.
"The Royal is undoubtedly the purest and most re
liable baking powder offered to the public,"—Dr. H. A.
Mott. U, S. Government Chemist,
Expressions of Various Newspapers on
As to the reparation demanded by the
Italian Government, it is probable that
nothing will ever come ofit. The Sicilians
killed had for the most part beeen resi
dents of New Orleans for a longtime.
They had dabbled in politics and were
probacy every one of them naturalized
American citizens. This fact does not
excuse their murder, but it will probably
quiet any rumpus that the Italian Gov
ernment may feel inclined to make.—
Tiie duty of the Stato Department in
dealing with any demands made by the
Italian Government in connection with
tho Xew Orleans mob is clear and unmis
takable, both in its extent and in its lim
itations. Mr. Blame owes it alike to
Italy and America to deplore the mob,
to repudiate responsibility for it, and to
entertain such claims for damages a.s the
Italian Government may make.— -kit.
To be sure, the Italian navy is generaHy
admitted to be a terror, and* our harbors
have no protection against anything ex
cept the peaceful inroads of commerce.
But let it be remembered that Boston,
which furnished a Joseph Warren 100
years ago, now nurses a John 1.. Sulli
van. While he lives and keeps sober we
need fear no fou iv shining armor.— St.
There will be much work for the State
Department,and, perhaps, a heavy bill of
damages to pay, as three of thoso who
were lynched were citizens of Italy. But
if it is shown beyond doubt that all who
were lynched were member*, ofthe Matia
Italy ought to be willing to pay New Or
leans something for putting an end to
their career of murder. — Hai-annult News.
King Humbert has about a million
Matia, more or less, but principally more,
he Would like to dispose of to tho New
Orleans market and look to Uncle Sam's
treasury for his pay. liome is not howl
ing over the New Orleans massacre be
cause tier supply of brigands is running
short.— Jjt'nijlntmton Republican.
Italy does not care a tig for the lives of
the members of the Mafia, and, indeed,
would have been glad of an excuse to ex
ecute most of them before they were
dumped upon this country, but the mat
ter of national dignity may be involved,
and the issue will obscure the character
of the pretext.— Detroit Free Press.
The Italian Government indignantly
demands satisfaction from the United
States for the killing of its subjects in
New Orleans. It is entitled to an ample
apology and ahould have one; but
coupled with the intimation that Sicilian
brigandage cannot be tolerated in Amer
Those Italo-Amoricans who are just
now ignoring that part of their designa
tion which stands alter the hyphen are
making a serious mistake. It is worth
their while to remember that an Ameri
can citizen is still several sizes larger than
an Italian subject.— Detrott Tribune.
Talk of indemnity is absurd. Italy no
doubt thanks us for taking her scum and
ridding her of the necessity of tracking
them down and executing them. As for
indemnity, even if those assassins were
Italian subjects, it could be paid with a
peanut.— Baltimore JSTewa.
If it comes to a question of indemnity,
how much will the Italian Government
probably demand for the four Italian cit
izens killed by Uie mob? Perhaps it will
bo suddenly discovered that they be
longed to tho lirst families of Italy.—ln
Wheu the Italian Government has as
certained the character of the men who
were mobbed at New Orleans, it will
probably forward a resolution of thanks
tothe gentlemen'who did the lynching.
The Matia does not rule Italy nowadays.
Thfcre will be no trouble with Italy
over the killing of the Mafia assassins in
New Orleans. They deserved to die, and
the manner of their taking olf does not
present any question of international duty
or courtesy.— mt. Louis Olobe-Democrat.
The talk about the lynching of the
Italians in New Orleans on Saturday
night involving the United States and
Italy in trouble is the merest moonshine
The men were not lynched as Italians at
all, but as murderers.— Dayton Times.
We may be sure the Italian Govern
ment will not scud over its men-of-war
to champion the cause of the Matia in
America. In stamping out the Matia
here the United States will befriend Italy.
— Cincinnati Commercial Gazette.
There will be no war with Italy over
the New Orleans business, but the United
States will have to pay a good stiff sum
by way of indemnity for the lives of the
aliens that the mob disposed of.—Cleve
The citizens of New Orleans have writ
ten in terrible letters of human blood the
emphatic judgment: The foreign secret
murder society must go.—Cleveland
Ball-Playors Going East.
The well-known California baseball
players, Powers, Hardie and Sweenev,
pass through Sacramento this morning,
on their way East, where they have been
engaged to play this season.
"™^^-~—~— i' »^———i
Cnres CRAMPS and COLIC
—ir - -'"' jS "'' 's composed of the purest
.jfflWNr'ty.. 4 mnterials, and represents the
I /«KH\ 1 fu" medicinal value of Jamaica
i Lrßßßii Ginger in the highest degree of
rj^tyHJ NVM T* WEXZELL,
_ ij^_ I Analytical Chemist
. Sold by Drusgists and Wine
r'iv.L""^"' IOS. N. SOUTHER MARUFACTUBISQ CO.,
■jfiiJMH SAN FRANCISCO.
CAST YOUR : OVER THIS,
3^_^__^^^^^^^^^PKOrLK write for free Illustrated
B^^^Jg^^^^^^^^^^^y famiiy jai^t *_>n surgic-uoperations
fl OKA 9 __m T tumors, Q.*tuU. piles, raricocelc,
flfpm fl H Bl 14.^^L kydroeele • bra.cc*. app'.iaucur for
cm JB n MM di-_t-Tii-.itif. female complaints;
ff-^^***-™"*^™"^"*^^*!]**-, confidential book for meu,
I explaining why thousands cannot get enrrd of special, pri rate,
I chronic diseases, ejn, can, lunst, seminal weakneu, lorn of
I manhood, c U -*_, -> iL_.li*, unnatural losses, result* uf abuse or
excess**, whicli unfit all for inamace, happiness, or life* du
ties. Off. LIES/C'S WONDERFUL GE.tKAN IN VIGOR A TOR.
the greatest remedy for above complaints. To prtrre its merit*.
•: tria*. bottle MUt f-M. Address, DR. LtEBIG A CO. 400 Geary
fit, San Francisco, CaL, or 301 W. »th St. KuitM City, Mo.
OFFICE OF THE
Central Pacific Railroad Company.
Sax Francisco, March 29,1891.
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THS*
stockholders of Uie Central Paclflc Rail
road Company, for the election of Directors
for the ensuing year, and for the transaction
of such other business as niav be brought be
fore the meeting, will be held at the office of
the company, in the City of San Francisco, on
TUESDAY, the 14th day of April, 1891.
mr3o-td E. H. MILI-ER. JR., Secretary.
REGULAR MEETING FAIR OAKS
Corps THIS AFTERNOON ut 2 o'clock.
MARY GILMER O'NEAL, President.
Maude Hexiiy, Secretary. lt*
THE SACRAMENTO PROTESTANT Ol£
phan Asylum Association will hold its an
nual meeting in the assembly room of Asylum,
at 2 o'clock r. M.on WEDNESDA Y.April Bth,
for tlie election of Directors for ensuing year,
reception and consideration of reports, and
the t. .insae-lion of such other business us may
transpire, 101-.t] MRS. R. C. IRVINE, Secy.
MEMBERS OF WALHALLA GROVE, NO.
6, U. A. O. D., ure requestcel to meet at
Pioneer Hull THIS AFTERNOON at 2 o'clock,
to attend the funeral of our late brother, BER
NARD KANE. Members of sister groves arc
invited to alteud.
I. M. GATTMANN, Noblo Arch.
H. Meyek, Secretary. It*
SALLED MEETING OF CONCORD a
Lodge. No. 117, F. and A. M..THIS J&
lesday) EVENING, March 31si, atXjT
7:30 o'clock, for work. All tel low crafts / ▼ \
ALBERT M. JOHNSON, W. M.
_ W. H. Hevexek, Secretary. It*
OWOSSO TRIBE. NO. .89, IMPS^^
O. R. M.—The mem Ix-rs of Owosso -*^PL
Tribe are directed to meet at the Wi"- -arfhr-"'''
warn,Sixth and X streets, THIS AF- >**»%**«
TERNoun. March :i Ist, at 1:80 o'clock, to
attend the funeral of our late brother. BER
NARD KANE. .Members of other trib.s re
quested to attend.
JOSEI'H BERRIESFORD, Sachem.
J. J. BUCKUST, C. of R. ]t*r
\I/" ANTED-A GIRL TO DO HOUSEW©RK\
VV Applyat No. 1522 Tenth st. mr:!l-;!t*
\\ TANTED-A SITUATION BY A YOC.NO
V V man (Swede) to take care of horses and
f ,;,, l'l|wlf generally usetul. Apply at
1022 J street. mr3l-lt*_
WANTED -A GIRL TO DO LIGHT
housework. Applyat 1313 (i st. mrto-Jt*
Vl/* ANTED-A THeiUSAND HEAIToF
VV cattle to pasture on the Horendon
Kanch (late the G. D. Connors Ranch), on the
l osumnes; also, v thousand acres for summer
v4J?y-_. APPJy 011 the ranch to MR. uo.N
y.BliL, Overseer. liirjiMf
WANTED-YOUWIiAirOF GO(>D Al^
i-\ii.-o!['' :ss ' lls cl,lltctor. 500 M itreet, A. R.
£_LEKY. _, ini-.IMf
WANTED-A Fl RST-CLASS MILLINERY
V V saleswoman; one who has had years of
experience. Apply to C. H. GILMAN, Red
House, between IKa. m. ryid 4p. m. mi-Jl-tt
\\r ANTED -A LL PERSONS WANTI N<;
VV reliable male and female help wilt call
at .1. J. SMITH'S EMPLOYMENT OFFICE
••24 X street, ut tlie o.liee or Capital Transfer
WANTED - TEAMS. -PARTIES WITH
V V teams or traction engines to tuke con
tract to haul three- million leet ol lumber- all
summer's work. For further particulars acl
-1 !7 SSr^' L DORADO MILL AND LUMBER
CO., Diamond Springs, Cal. feH-tf
WANTED-MEN" FOR FARMS, VINF^
V V yards, dairies and all kinds of labor
women and girls for cooking and gene-ral
housework- plenty of work for desirable help.
Apply at ESIPLOYMENT OFFICE, Fourth
sireet, X and L.
CiTRAYED TO THE PREMIsisoFOEO^
O Nethereott. 2401 L street, 2 mares Own
er can have the same by proving property and
paying charges. mrSl^t*
QTRAYED FROM ELK GROVE.MARCH
0 2oth, a roan horse and a black vearlin.-
colt.star in lprehead. Were seen liear thi
County Hospital grounds on the 27th hu
i'u-u^r °,U hem °llu he addressed to E.
irn„hi» ' °roye ' who wUI Pn. v for
T.IOUND—A PAIR OF GOLD SPECT \CLFS
JE with chain attached. Owner can have the
wS^^iSSHSR 11* the office of the BUFFALO
charges ' Pr°Ve Pr°Per,yuud Paying
FOR RENT-340 ACRES OF GOOD PAS
ture at Cothrln's Station, El Dorado
County. Inquire of W. S. COTHRIN uo
TO RENT-FURNISHED ROOMS TO
■-> n 6- 11! 1 -' ££___ room and housekeeping room.
'-3 tt 5 street. mrgQ.*a*»
rpo LET-THREE NICELY /URNISHED
1 rooms lor light housekeepiug; centiully
located; reterence required; Apply ut this
TO LET-NICELY FURNISHED ROOMS"
single or double, at 422 L street. mrjy-Tt*
rV° RE^T-FIRST-CLASS; NEWLY FUR-"
.I_ nished rooms ut "The Pacific" 727 I
street. ANNA E. PRATT. _mr*S-lw*
H ol,¥^ 0?\ 10° ROOMS. ALL-PURI
nislied, lull of boarders and roomers to
lease; best location. Inquire at 1007 Fourth
FURNISHED ROOMS AT CENTRAL
House, lrom $5 per month upwards; also
nSS? ■V; >on,i,; at low Prices- HORNLEIN
BROS., Proprietors._ mrlt»-]y
rpo LET-THREE TENEMENTS,~THREE
A rooms each; ulso one house, 8 rooms, part
y furnished (suitable for lodging or boai-itiu*'
house); ulso some rooms, furnished or un
furnished, sultuble for light housekeeping.
tor particuars apply at \\FoOD YARD, 401
I street. All cheap wat mrG-tf
T° RE><*T-FURNIsiIED AND UNFUR:
nlshed rooms, suitable for housckecpine
rents from $4 to $8. Inqulrcut3o9MSt.teO-tf
/-lOFFEE HOUSE FOfTsALE. ADDRESS
V Sa ,hls °'h<e. _mr3l-3t*
TfOR SALE-HOUSE OF FIVE ROOMSVT
tLrJS&£ street Modern Improvements.
Lot4oxlGo. Inquire at 717 Kstreet
TjVOR SALE-240 ACRES GOOD LAND,
I? -well Improved; good house and other
buildings: neur Roseville. Address MltS H
SCHAFER, Roseville. mr3l-lm '
FOR SALE CHEAP—A HANDSOME BABY
buggy, nearly new. Inquire at 719 L
? treei! Mr-IMf
&t)f\ NEW STYLE WALNUT FRAME
OAjM. patent bed lounges, covered in crushed
plusu, silk-trimmed- latest out. For sale at
CHAS. M. CAMPBeU'S, 409 X street. Up
hoistering und repairing. m_B-6t
£tOR SALE—A PRETTY GOOD FARM~AT
a very low price, between much praised
Ickey and Light tracts; SO acres, all lenced:
30 acres in wheat, 2 in al.aira, 2 in potatoes;
sniull bearing orchard anel vmevard, house ot
4 rooms: out-bulldings; 2 living springs, run
ning ull the j cur round, and the whole farm
lays under and ouly one-rourth ofa mile from
the main Bear River ditch and can all be Irri
gated; only lour miles from Loomis depot
price, §2.500. Apply to CARL STROBEL,
broker, 317 J street. mrJT-H
1710R r"SALE CHEAP—ONE^OUItHORSE
F power upright engine and one smull
Prentice Bros, screw-cutting lathe. Inquire at
1303 G street. mrii-^w*
FORSALE— ON INSTALLMENTS, FIVE
desirable building lots, with or without
houses, in South Sacramento. Inquire Mel
vln's Installment Store, 718 X st. mr2l-tf
<£*| OAA FOR SALE-PAID-UP LEASE TO
01.-iW Blue Canyon Hotel, worth $450
and luruiture, etc., worth SI.OOO; will sell
lease, furniture and goods In house for $1,200
lor terms and particulars apply to L E
SMITH, Trustee, 1217 L streel, or FELTER
SON & CO., Second street, between J and K.
F>R SALE ONE OF THE FINEST AND
largest saloons in the city; extra family
entrance; best ltx-atlon; sttick and lease In
quircat this office. mr9-tr
TjlOR SALE OR TO RENT ON LEASE—TEN
JT acres of bottom land, one mile below
Washington, Yolo County; lf sold will take
small payment down. Apply to EDWIN X
A LSI P-d- CO., Real Estate aud Insurance
Agents, 1015 Fourth street. feri-tf
A GENCY OF SMITH PREMIER~TyF£!
XV writer at room 17, Postoffiee building.
Fourth and X streets. m r-Ht«
It is the duty of every man of family
to provide them with a home. To enable
him to do so, we will hold the second
% Lob in South Sacramento,
Lying East of Sacramento Avenue, at
. # that Large Store,
NO. 519 J STREET,
THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 2,
-A* 7:30 O'Cloe-U*.
We hold the sale in the evening to enable those who
are employed through the day to attend.
The former Auction Sale was a success. ONLY A FEW
LOTS LEFT IN THIS SUBDIVISION (71 lots having been
sold at previous sale). We have determined upon closing
them out, and this will be THE LAST OPPORTUNITY TO
OBTAIN A CHEAP AND DESIRABLE BUILDING LOT,
where streets are all graded and high taxes avoided, with
clear and pure water in abundance, at a much less cost
than in the city.
The Electric Railway being an assured success, fifteen
minutes more time is only consumed in going from a point
in the city to South Sacramento, where Lots will be sold
for 600 per cent. lets.
Lots Will be Sold Without Reserve to tlie Highest Bidder, Consequently
a Bargain Will k Secured.
TKRIVIS—One-fourth cash, deferred pay
ment in monthly installments of $10,
Avith interest at 7 per cent, per annum,
purchaser paying taxes.
EDWIN K. ALSIP & CO.,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents. No. 1015 Fourth Street, Sacramento,
MANAGERS OF SALE.
DB 8 BISHOP
LATE RESIDENT PHYSICIAN AND Su
perintendent of the Nevada State Insane
Asylum, oaice, room 12, Postofflce Block
Residence, 1510 O street. mrll-lm
VT D. GOODELL AND F. H. SCHARDIN
IX . have associated themselves together as
Architects and Builders. OFFICE. Pioneer
Hall, Seventh street, between J and X, Sacra
mento, Cul. Consultation and estimates made
free of charge.
MBS. MABIO-TsflKLiiffO, M. D.
LATE LADY PRINCIPAL OF DUFFERIN
Medical College for Women, and Superin
tendent of Women's Hospitals and Dispensa
ries in Northern British India. Diseases of
women and children a specialty. OFFICE,
Room 7, Odd Fellows' Temple.
11. r. ROOT. ALEX. XEILSOX. J. DRISCOL.
KOOT. NEILSON & CO.
UNION FOUNDRY—IRON AND BRASS
Founders and Machinists, Front street,
between N and O. Castings nnd machinery
ofevery description made to order.
PALM DAIBY AND TABLE SALT?
BEST IN THE WORLD. SAMPLES FREE.
Address E. P. FIGG, New Liverpool Salt
IX'pot, 1119 Fourth stieet, Sacramento City,
SUCCESSOR TO CARLE & CROLY. CON
tractor and Builder. Orders solicited and
promptness guaranteed. Office and shop,
1124 Second street, between X and L.
D. X TRASK
LAWYER, FULTON BLOCK, LOS ANGE-
Ies, Cal., attends to business ln Southern
Calitornia for non-residents und attorneys.
Practices in all courts. Letters promptly
"CHARLES H. OATMAN^-
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR-AT-LAW.
OFFICE—42O J street, Sacramento, Cnl.
A. L. HABT.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW— OFFICE, SOUTH
west corner Fifth and J streets, Rooms
12,13 and 14, Sutler Building^
THOMAS> W. HUMPHREY."
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR-AT-LAW,
southwest corner Seventh and J streets,
rooms 7-8, Sacramento, Cal. Notary Public.
F. V TEBBETS,
DENTIST, 914 SIXTH ST.,ffim
between I and .1, west *''I,',*ltBsl_s_J»
opposite Congregattrmal Church.^*J^J_Cs
DB. W. C. B-BITH, "
DENTIST, LINDLEY BUILD-tf**sßJ6B_»
in*.:, southeast corner si-v-JWUW.I JB|.
enth andjl streets, Sacramento. TTf
C. H. STEPHENSON, 7"
DENTIST. CORNER BEY gfTSßlfm
enth and .1 streets, S:u'™-OT?Sa§BL
WE WILL SELL
CALIFORNIA GLAZE FRUIT
FIFTY CEXTS_PER POUND.
Send a Box to Your Eastern Friendi
H. FISHER & CoTsio J STREET.
J. O. WACHTER. jf. C. BEci_-
WACHTER & BECK,
(Successors to Oscar S. Flint)
Ice Cream and Candy Parlors
WHOLESALE ICE CREAM ORDERS \
IMO. 824 U STREET.
PEOPLES SAVINGS BANt
Sacramento City California
Guaranteed capital 5410,000
Paid up capital. 2*^5,500
Reserve and surplus 56.000
Term and ordinary deposit** received. Divi
dends paid semi-annually. Money loaned on
real estate only.
*S-To encourage children and people o'
limited means to save, deposits of Sl will ho
received and Interest paid thereon. For
further information address,
WM. BECKMAN, President.
Geo. W. Lorenz, Cushler.
NATIONAL BANK OF D. oliTlLsTcO^
Sacramento, Cal.—Founded 1850.
Saturday Hours 10 A. M. to 1 p. JC.
Directors and Shareholders:
D. O. MILLS 1,538 Shares
EDGAR .MILLS, president 1,538 Shares
S. PRENTISS SMITH,Vice-Pres. 250 Shares
FRANK MILLER, Cashier 351 Shares
C. F. DILLMAN, Asst. Cashier... 125 shares
Other persons own 1.198 Shares
Capitul and Surplus. $UOO,O<JO.
«y Chrome Steel Safe Deposit Vault and
FARMERS' AND MECBIW SAUNGS BAM
Southwest corner Fourth and J streets,
Guaranteed Capital $500,009
LOANS MADE ON REAL ESTATE. IN
terest paid semi-annually on Term and
B.U. STEINMAN President
EDWIN K. ALsip Vice-President
D. D. WHITBECK Cashier
C. H. CUMMINGS Secretary
JAMES M. STEVENSON Surveyor,
B. U. Steinman, Edwin K. Alsip,
C. H. CI'MMINIiS, W. E. Terry,
Sol. Runyon, .lames McNassar,
Jas. M. Stevenson.
California mn ml
And Safe Deposit Vaults,
Draws Drafts on Principal Cities of the World.
Saturday Hours, 10 A. M. to x P. M.
President N. D. P.IDEOUT
Vice-President FRED'K COX
Oartler a. abboTT
Assistant Cashier W. E. GERBER
C. W. Ci.arkk, Jos. Steffens,
Geo. c. Perkins, Fred'k Cox,
N. D. Rideoit, J. R. Watson,
THE OLDEST SAVINGS BANK IN TUB
city, corner Fifth and J streets, Sacra
mento. Guaranteed capital. 8500,000: paid
up capital,cold coin, S3u0,000; Loans on real
estate in California, July 1.189(>,82,5a8 4-f>
term and ordinary deposits, July 1. l\syo'
$2,709,304. Term and ordinary deposits rei
ceived. Dividends paid in January and July
.Money loaned upon real estate only The
hank does exclusively a savings hank' busi
ness Information turnished upon annlico-
CROCKER-WOOLWORTH NATIONAL BANK,
522 Pino Street, San Francisco
PAID lIP CAPITAL, $1,000,000. SUBPLUS, $250,000.
CHARLES CROCKER...-E. H MILT FR Jit
R.C. WOQLWOHTH.....:.„ * PreJ?,',,- 1"-
Baker & Hamilton,
—IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS OF—
HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL
Agricultural Implements and Machines,
BARBED WIRE, CORDAGE, BELTING,
Sacramento -. California
SEND THE WEEKLY UNION TO YQui
irisudj* 111 the Ea-b