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SHOCKED THEIR NERVES.
A High License Committee Disturbs
Thomas McConnell Gives Some Facts
and Figures—The Board Was
The high liconso problem has bobbed
up periodically before tho Board of su
pervisors during the past decade or more,
and whenever it does it makes the mem
bers ofthe board squirm with discomfort.
It bobbed up again yesterday, and had
the samo effect.
A tear welled up in Mr. Jenkins' eye as
he thought of his election pledges, and
Mr. Bates made up his mind that he
would have to consult his const ituents
before committing himself. Chairman
Greer said that the Farmers' Alliance and
Patrons of Husbandry favored high li
cense, but he did not say how lie stool
himself. Mr. Black promised himself
that he would "do the square thing," and
Mr. Miller remained in eloquent and im
XI.X OROVE OUANHKUS.
What started the ball rolling was tho
appearance before the board of a com
mittee firom the Elk Grove Grange Pat
rons of Husbandry, who were there to
cany out the instructions of the grange
•nd urge the Supervisors to adopt high
license to govern the saloons of the coun
ty. The committee was headed by Mr.
Stick nev, Master of the grange, and
Mr. McConnell was the first to address
the board on the subject, and thestatisiics
he cited and the facts he set forth added
much to "that tired feeling" which had
taken possession of tlie Supervisors.
"High license." he said, "wherever
f practiced, has reduced the number oi sa
oons one-hal ±\ and this is followed by a
proportionate reduction of crime. The
records of Philadelphia showthat in four
months in 1887, under low license, the
commitments for crime were 10,866; in
the same four months in 1888, under high
license, 6,929, showing a decrease of 4,0-7.
Tie- arrests tor drunkenness on Sundays
were 528 in tbe same months under low
license, and 146 under high license. The
number of saloons there under low li
cense was 6,000, and under high license
1,300, Showing B deer, ase of 4,700. [f
high License is adopted in California the
same results would occur, and the bene
fits could only be estimated by millions
of dollars' actual saving, by way of tax
ation for the Buppori of paupers and erim- j
inals. Sacramento County has had -
era! object lessons recently from the ef
fects of drunkennes—Blanchard and
WHAT OOtJLD BE DONE.
"One important advantage ot high li
cense," continued Mr. McConnell, "istho
large revenue it will bring. A business
that is directly responsible for a large
portion of the expenses of the public
should be made to assist in bearing the
burden. This i- a simple matter of right.
if the saloons could be made to b< ar the
costs of courts, jails, prisons, hospitals,
asylums, houses of correction, and pub
lic and private charities, made necessary
by their business, they would be aston
ished at the result, and would gladly ac
cept a tax of 9600 per year BS a merciful
Mr. McConnell then resorted to hi^ sta
tistics again. In Michigan, in 1875, there
were 6,41J Baloons. High license wn> then
I, and ],. r)77 ot* them closed up
within the next twelve months. Tiie
succeeding year 881 more closed up,and so
it bas continued until but few remain.
High license, lie Bald, closes the worst
class of Baloons. ln Illinois in 1883 it
closed about s,ooosaloons. The revenues
iv Chicago were increased from $200,000
I, and ii tie- stale of Illinois
from 9700,000 to $4,500,000. The same re
sults wen- had in Missouri. In Ohio
high license closed 1,019 Baloons in 70 out
"California," continued the speaker,
"has nol Jar from 7,000 saloons, or one
saloon for every 150 Inhabitants. Tney
will average two for every saloon, <ir !•;.
--(««»in aIL A high License of $000 per year
would reduce them 4,000. This would re
from 6,000 to 8,000 men, who would
he compelled to engage in some useful
and productive employment, in addition
to this the number <>i" drunkards, crime
and pauperism and court expenses would
be greatly reduced. The
BENEFITS THAI' WOULD ACCRUE
To the people could only be estimated by
millions of dollars, laa not expect that
high license wiil bring the millennium, i
but it will be a step in the right direction.
I trust tins Board of Supervisors will
favorable action in this matter, and
raise license to -:;150 per quarter, iam not
a temperance crank and not a prohibi
tionist. The Prohibitionists are after an
Impossibility, inn what I want is to see
the number of these deadfalls reduced,
and to see the county make the keepers
of I Buppori some ot* the i i
tutions whu-h tiny havo compelled the
county to build."
Mr. Stickney made a few v< marks after
Mr. McConnell had concluded, and then
Chairman Greer asked thr- Supervisors if
they bad anything to say.
Mr. Bates said he would like to hear
Mr. Jenkins tirst.
Mr. Jenkins turned pah;. He
painfully, and, casting a wait-till-I-j
vou-outaide scowl at Mr. Bates, h< -
he had not madt> up lus mind yet, and
wanted to !..-> Letter posted I om
;. : himself".
Mr. McConnell said lie hoped none of
imbers would offer excuses, and
thru they would declare themselves one
Way or the other.
But this had no effect on Mr. Jenkins.
He had drooped into Ids seat again, and
• to stay there.
Mr. Bates said he "wasn't a-scared to
I nion." Peisonally, he waa in
favor of high license, hut be would have
to voto the way his constituents wanted
rs. Black and Miller shook their
h'M.is when asked iftbey had anything to
Than all hands took a shy at the- Chair
... There was no escape for him. Mr.
r, however, was equal to theooca-
He said that as Master ofthe Sac
ramento Grange and a member of tho
•' Alliance, he was firee to state
that those organisations declared them
i favor of high license, ii r
aonally he was an advocate of temper*
he \". ished it were in his power
to stop tiie distillation of intoxicating
liquors, i:.;t he did not say how he st« oa
on high lia
After some tall thinking by all hands.
amid a death-like Bilen >f about live
minutes'duration, Mr. ''ner suggested
that inasmuch as the subject waa an im
mtone, and the hoard would proba
. car from other oommith -.
fully Informed, it would be ad
visable to take the matter under con
sideration toy a few dn\ ...
This opportunity wi I by the Su
pers Isora w [th an avidity that could only
i.c compared with the spasmodic clutch of
a drowning man at a floating straw .
OTH BB BUBUI i BS.
When the high-license scare was over
tlie Bupervis . down to the trans
action of such ordinary matturs as might
come before them.
Mrs. Quintan, a feeble old lady, who
Bays she is 90 years of age and who until
recently was an Inmate of the County
Hospital, appeared before the hoard anil
asked that she be recommitted to that In
stitution. She told a mournful story of!
how the nurse, a German woman, had
forced her to work too hard, bteaoaa she
. Irish. Then when she gave oat and I
could work no more she was sent away.
The old lady WSS given a permit to re
< mer the hospital, and also a letter to the
The Folsom Overseer was ordered to
open a dosed alley in the town of Fol-
Bom, near Dr. l.von's place, several citi
zens having petitioned therefor.
Bids lor furnishing supplies for the
SACTRA^fKNTO DAILY EECOTfIVTTOTOy, WETOTESPAY, "SfAY C, 1891.—STS PAGES.
County Hospital were opened and con
tracts divided up between George Diers
sen, S. Dwyer. F. Seadler. Gerber Bros,
and Christianson, Dierssen ft Co.
The matter of sprinkling tlie several
principal county roads was also consid
ered. T4ie majority of the hoard were in
favor of having the county contribute
§50 per month each to the Brighton. Free
port, Upper Stockton and Lower Stock
ton roads. Jenkins wanted to ring in the
Florin cross road, and got quite angry
because the others would not include it.
They argued that if the county went into
the business of sprinkling side roads the
funds would soon bo depleted. They
were willing to help tho people living
along the Florin road to sprinkle it dur
ing the summer months, but they did not
propose to vote away any ot the county's
money until they knew what was needed.
Mr. Greer in particular was anxious to
hel]» the Florinites, but preferred to be
conservative. Jenkins was finally voted
The petition of M.J. Dillmanto have
the new road which connects with the
Cpper and Lower Stockton roads, in the
vicinity of Oak Park, declared a public
highway was granted.
The board then adjourned.
Correspondence of Interest to the
[Under tliis beading the REConn-TJKion
will publish short letters from correspondents
on topics of Interest to the general public. The
matter in these communications will be un
derstood to represent only tin; views of the
writers. All communications must he accom
panied by the name of the writer, not for pub
lication, unless bo desired, but as a guarantee
of good faith.—Ens.]
The Lost Flag Traced.
F.ns. Record-Union : Ido not wish to
'. give undue importance in a small affair,
but justice to one who cannot Bpeak de
mandsa word more. "E. B. P." referred
to inability of the i 1 i_di School officials to
find the High School flag sin ••■ the death
of thelate janitress of the school. Mrs.
•I. A. Rutherford, residing at ll'l-' T
street, a daughter ofthe decea Bed, informs
me that her mother gavo the flag to Prin< i
pal Pond to decorate the theater at tite
luating exercises of the class of'9o;
that Mr. Pond never returned it to the
school; that in her last llln< ssthejanii -
ke of it, and told B r.-. Rutherford that
if inquiry was made for the flag, to say
that she took it out of its cl< set and gave
it to Mr. !v.:i:i. and that ii was nevet re
turned to the school-house. I'nis i not
only justice to the dead, but of some li
| worth in indicating how school pn perty
is cared for. Mrs. Rutherford called on
"!'. B. I. and requested that 111.•—-«- facts
be given the same pu Licity that was given
th< intimation that her mother had lost
j or carried away the flag.
Stabs and Stripes.
Ens. Reoobd-Uiuoh : lam sorry to be
compelled to take up anymore space in
' your paper regarding the "High School
flag," nut feel compelled to make an ex
planation which i trust will satisfy even
your correspondent, who writes with bo
much asperity. When I went to the
school on Saturday morning and found
no-lay; flying i was, as i before stated,
much chagrined, and then learned that
the flag was not in the building. I knew
that the bunting was not to be found on
! the22d of February, but supposed that it
, bad been put in some safe place by our
janitress and that it would soon be dis
j covered. I did not know then what i
have since learned—-that it had not been
lin her keeping for some time, [am ex
tremely sorry that any one should accuse
rue of putting blame on one whom [ea
rned so highly aa 1 did our "dead jani
tress," but Ido not fi 11 •■■ least humil
rssing that 1 did know some
time ago that the "flag" could not be
found. J i tii ire of the flag* had been
my business. 1 should be culpable if 1
had neglected myduty. As it is, I
justified in writing what I did, even if
"the excuse be worse than the oflens •."
i:. b. p.
SAN FRANCISCO COURTESY.
Another Little Incident oi" tbe l'nion
League Recepl lon.
An incident occurred at the Union
Leagt ption in San Francisco last
Saturday evening which further illus
trates the kind of courtesy extended to
guests in San Francisco. Winn tiie tim
came, in the a turse of tbe c i ening, to re- I
pair to the supper-room, '..here ;l colla- j
tion of ham sandwiches, bread and bul
and cold coflee was served, Wend
Easton offered his arm to Mrs. Elarrii
and President Harrison gave a like ath
tion to M rs. £astoi imme
diately started lo tire Bupper-room, with
out regard to th( positions which oughl
c Kept in line for Ihe Hi ■■■■ sUir'u - or
for the Governor ofthe State, who
11 re sent.
.Mr. Wanamaker, with Mrs. SlcK<
Ids arm, fell in immediate.', behind the
Pr< sident. He glan ■■ d down the Hi
past some forty couples, and discov<
Governor Markham in company wh
gentleman. He left tie- line with Mrs.
McKee and approaching Governor Mark
ham urged hiiu to tak a place immedi
ately following the President. The Gov
ernor pion Bted thrrt he cared bul little for
such things, whereupon Mr. Wanamaker
insisted thai it was for.the President's
■lit and oul of consi leratii n for the
natural proprieties of the occasion that he
made the req_
i k>vernor Markham still objected, Bay
ing that he had no la [y escort, wh
upon the polite Secretary oflere-i him
Mrs. McKee. Thus urged,* the Governor
lly accept I an appro] r
■ ■ in the line; no thanks, however, to
the courtesy or politeness of the members
of the club or Che President of the
Senator James P. Pierce of New York
"For the past two years i ha
very much firom an aggravated form of
nervous dyspepsia. I have resorted to
various remedial agents, deriving butlit
nefit. A few months since a friend
of mine suggested tho trial of Axi
Porous Plasters. Following the sug
een using the Bame with
the happiest effects. To those similarly
afllicted lei me suggest the manner of
their use. I place one over my stomach,
one over the hepatic region and one on
my hack. The effect was excellent, and
from tl-.e day l commenced thed- use 1
have been slowly but surely improving,
and I am quite confident that hy their
continuance, with careful regimen, 1
shall again he restored to my accustomed
Bbschajc's julls act like magic on a
The importance of taking a pood Spring; | Tlie joy of people cured of Dyspepsia by
Medicine cannot be overestimated. The i Hood's Sarsaparilla is often beyond expres
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you a gOOd appetite nnd make you strong, h. adarhc. or that all-one. the 1 feeling,take
lake Hood's Sarsaparilla. ii.. »d*a Sarsaparilla. The great benefit it has
"in the spring of 1390Ie_per_need that beep to thousands glrea reason for firm belief
tired, dull feeling. Dytpepsia seised me, and that It will help you.
each morning I bad-vomiting »p. UM. I was "I have fur the last two or three years, dnr
muoii discouraged. My physician suggested ing the spring months, taken Hood's Sarsa-
Hooda Bareaparllla, which 1 took, and am parilla to purify my blood, nnd I tind it In
happy to saylt made me a new man. and I valuable as a spring medicine. It seems as if
n.-v.-r was better than now."—John Mack, I could not do without it. I would reconi
foreman Sprhucer «_ Willard'a stock farm, mend it to all." —Mrs. Dora Benesuek
o>kaloosa, lowa. Netcaunee, Mich.
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only by 0. I. HOOD £ CO., _P**wil, Mass. only by C. I. HOot) £ CO., Lowell, Mass.
100 Doses One Dollar 100 Doses One Dollar
The Coming Series of Games at the
San Jose Grounds.
A Probability that Sacramento Will
Lose Some of Iler Players—Ward
.Liable to Go North.
The Sacramento baseball team will leave
to-morrow morning for San Jose to play
a series of live games with Manager
Finn's club, which leads the League by
quito a wide margin. The two clubs will
play one game on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, and two on Sunday. Thetn are
many Sscramentans who firmly believe
that McCioekey'B team is more thau a
match for any of the other nines, and
that the Senators can take any game they
want to. The result of the coming series
ought to settle that question. It behooves
the Sacramento club to defeat theSau
Jose team in BS many games as it possi
bly can, and McCloskey will undoubtedly
try to do it. Manager Finn has a very
strong club, but it will be noticed by ex
amining the soores of lie* recent games In
which the Garden City club has figured,
that the pitchers of the team have beefi
winning most ofthe contests, Harper's
work since fee season opened has been
phenomenal, and Lookabaugh is doing
his share of good twirling to help the
club to victory. Neither pitcher lias been
hit hard in any game as yet, and the Sac
ramento batters have not yet succee led
in gauging Harper's curves to any great
I*. is possible for the Sa ramentos to be
in first place by Sunday, if the club can
win nougfa games from San Jose. By
defeating the latter, nine in four of tlie
contests out of tive, McGloakey's men
will have forced the Han Jose team into
second place. San Jose will still hold the
lead, however, if her ciub can defeat the
Sacramento' ■1 wice.
Ward leads the] ;ague in base-stealing
and batting, but "1 lanny" Sweenej 's ter
rific stick work in last Sunday's games
will bring him in close proximity to the
batting average of Ward, (n two games
he made eight hits out of nine times at
bat. Three of them were three-baggers.
The Sacramento Club is liable to be
badly wrecked in the course of the next
two weeks. Although the League Di
rectors refuse to tell what was done at
their meeting the other evening, ii is rea
sonable to believe that matters have
taken a serious turn. Tiie Northwest', in
League wants all of the players whom
they claim were reserved, but Ward of
the Sacramentos and Van /ant of the
San Franciscos are the two particular
men the nor.hern managers will insist
on eotting. Ward says he does not in
tend to get "blacklisted," and i* ready to
go back as soon as bo receives official no
tice that in must. U is also said that
France is desirous of accompanying
Ward it* the Sacramento mauageinent
will allow him to go. It may b
that four or five of Met !losk< y's team will
be compelled to give up their contracts
and journey north.
Goodenougb, who is playing in center
field for the st. Paul club, is not showing
up in his work as well as was expected.
lie has not been hitting the bad very fre
quently, and is credited with a number of
holding errors. His base-running, how
ev< r, has caught the public eve in that
Ed.Stapleton is playing good ball at
third base for the Suisun club. Lou Baltz
is pitching v. inning ball tor Vallejo.
Manager Ginsberg made an attempt to
get au excursion train to run to San Jose
next Sunday, but did not succeed.
Fred Viskers, George McVey, Henry
and Larry Farrell, Joseph Davis. John
ni and Hurry Kagee, the gang of
boys which tho police have been en
deavoring to break up for some lime,
; wer.,-up before Judge Cravens yesterday
; on a charge of vagrancy. Tbe court gave
the boys a serere lecture, and stated that
if they were brought before him again,
after the Reform School at Whittier wife
: completed, iv- would Bend them there.
GeorgeCrossman was fin d $5 tor got
Articles of incorporation oftheßank
oarantee Loan and investment As
sociation of San Francisco were filed in
the Secretary of State's oflice yesterday.
Tiie capital stock is $1,000,000, and the
Directors are Don A. M. Lorenzo d<
rer, Charles D. Coon, Henry Chester, If.
B. Romo, -h 0. Jephsoa, Alexis Sullivan,
Kugene Sciallero, Daniel Liesbuttel arid
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SPECIAL IN FANCY GOODS DEPARTMENT.
Twenty cases tell the story of the large amount of
Fancy Goods that we have just received.
Ladies' Fancy Pink and Blue Mixed Jersey-ribbed Vests
Ladies' Tan Jersey-ribbed Vests, pink and blue trimmed
Ladies' Low-neck, Short-sleeve, Lace-trimmed Balbrig
gan Vests 20c
Chenille Dot Gauze Veiling, latest style, in all shades
15c a yard
Boys' Regular-made Seamless Extra-heavy Fast Black
Hose 23c a pair
Ladies' Kid and Chamoise Chatelaine Bags, metal
trimmed, assorted colors 15e
Latest styles in Fancy Decorated Japanese Fans
' 10, 15, 20 and 25c
Children's and Infants' Jersey Ribbed Vests lOe each
Don't forget our great sale of
lien's, Wis' anl Boys' h\k
Heavy Working Pants, Medium-weight Pants, Summer
weight Pants, Dress Pants in plain and fancy patterns:
Boys' Heavy Satinet and Cottonade Knee Pants 25c
Boys' Satinet and Cottonade Long Pants SOc
Men's Heavy Cheviot Pants, dark color $1 45
Men's Si; im ni?: --weight Light-colored Cheviot Pa nts..sl 50
Men's Heavy All-wool Gray Striped Cheviot Pants...sl 95
All-wool Light-colored Broken-check Summer-weight
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Men's Dark Mixed All-wool Cheviot Pants $2 43
Men's Medium-weight Fancy-striped Worsted Pants
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Men's Heavy All-wool Dark-color, with small stripe,
Cassimere Pants $2 48
Black and White Small Check Worsted Pants $2 30
Men's Dark All-wool Gray Stripe Cassimere Pants ..$2 73
Men's Fancy Worsted Dress Pants $2 95
Men's Fine All-wool Medium-weight Fancy-stripe
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Men's Extra-fine Fancy-striped Worsted Pants $3 50
Young Men's Medium-weight Fancy-striped Worsted
Pants $2 45
Men's Light-weight Fancy-striped All-wool Cassimere
Pants * $2 45
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All other garments in liko propertio—,
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r> Dillons Gasoline 51 per can
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UNION ICE COMPANY
Are now prepared to furnish
PURE MOUNTAIN ICE.
New Quarters, 521 and 523 I Street.
CIIAS. SELLINGER, AtfOnt.myl-lm
i) cut-5 ers.
THF. OLDEST SAVINGS HANK IN THF
city, corner Fifth und J streets, Bacra
mento. Guaranteed capital, 9500.000: paid
Qp capital, gold coin. $800,000; loans on real
1 state in < 'nlifornia..iuly ;. 1 s;mi, $2,898,142'
term and ordinary deposits, .lulv 1. 1890|
82,709,394. Term und ordinary deposits re
ceived. Dividends paid in Jannary and July
Money loaned upon real estate only. Tbe
bank does exclusively a savings bank busi
ness. Information tarnished upon applica
tion to W. I*. COLEMAN, President.
ED. K. J_____TOS, C.islii.-r.
NATIONAL HANK OF 1). 0. MILLS 4 CO.,
Sacramento, Cal.—Founded 1860.
Saturday Hours io A. M. to 1 p. m.
Diroftors and shareholders:
HO. MILLS 1,5:18 Shares
EDGAR M ILLS. President 1,538 Hhasea
S. PKENTISS SMITH.Vke-Pres. 250 Shares
FRANK Mli.LKß,Cashier 35] Shares
C.P. I'ILLMAN. Asst. Cashier... 12.*> Shares
< »tin r persons own 1,198 -hares
Capital and Snrplus, JJOOO.OOO.
***?> C'brome Steel Safe Deposit Vault and
mm SAVINGS BANK.
DEPOSITS OF ONE DOLLAR AND Up
wards received ann Interest paid thereon
WM. BEI K.MAN, Pre si dent.
Geo. \V. Loi:knz, secretary.
PiRMERS* AND MECfIANHS'SAYINGS BAM
Southwest corner Kourth and J streets,
Sat ramento, Cal.
Guaranteed Capital $.300,000
T OASS HADE ON REAL ESTATE. IN-
Jj ton st paid semi-annually on Term and
I Irdlnary Deposits.
B. I*. StEINMAN President
EDWIN K. alsip Vice-President
D. D. WHITBECK Cashier
<'. 11. CUMMINGS Secretary
JAMES M. STEVENSON Surveyor
B. V. STKiN>tA>-, Edwin K. Alsip,
C. 11. < u.vmings, W. E. Tkrrv,
Box* Hlnvon, JakxsMcNaaazß.
J A3. M. Stf.vk n-o n .
CALIFORNIA STATE BANK
AND SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS
Draws Drafts on Principal Cities of the World.
Saturday Hours, io a. m. to l r. m.
President N. D. RIDEOUT
Vlee-PresKte-ri FRED'K cox
Cashier a. ABBOTT
Assistant Cashier \v. E. GEUBER
C. W. Clark, Jos. Steffens,
Geo. c. Perkins, Fred'k Cox,
N. D. Rideout Justus Greely,
W. E. Gerber.
CROCKER-WOOLWORTII NATIONAL BANK,
3*22 Pino Street, San Francisco.
PAID DP CAPITAL, $1,000,000. SURPLUS, $250,000.
CHARLES CROCKER....E. H. MILLER, Jr.
R. C. WOOLWORTH President
XV. H. DROWN, Vice-President
W. E. CBOCKER Cashier
SACRAMENTO CITY BOM \
THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE FUNDED
Debt Sinking Fund of the City of Sacra
mento will have on hand by the 25th day of
May abont Forty Thousand Dollars for the
purchase of Sacramento City Bonds, which
they will pay lo the lowest and best bidders
for the respective classes of bonds due in
1888,1893,1898 and 1903. They invite sealed
proposals for the sale of these bonds, and will
consider all bids placed with the Commission
ers on or before 10 o'clock a. m. on the 25th
day of MAY, 1891. The different series of
bonds must be offered separately, as they are
of different values, according to the period at
which they fall due. All bids should be di
rected to the "Commissioners of the Funded
Debt of Sacramento." and marked on the out
side, "Bids for Bonds." The Commissioners
reserve the right to reject any or all bids.
H. O. BEATTY, President,
S~ ENDTHE WEEKLY UNION" TO YOUR
friends in the East.
OTANDAKD NO. 4,841.-WILKEsPALE
IO is a dark bay, 16 hands high, bred at Rlgh
aun larm, Mass, He very eioseiv resembles
his sue, Alcantara, U':2.'. who lias the honor
°. hay mg added more trotters to the 2::lO list
(,~n last year than any other sire in the world.
1 edigree - Wilkesdale's sire is Alcantara,
2:2.1 (sireof 33 in the 2:30 list at 14 years,
more than any sire of his age), by (leorge
Wilkes, 2::2_ l-lre of Guy Wilkes. 2:15 V, and
71 Others in the 2:3C> Ittt). Alcantaras dam
is Alma Mater (dam of 5 in 2:30 list), by
Mambrlno Fatchen (sire of the dams of Guv
\> tikes, 2:1.V,, Baron Wiikes, 2:18, and 39
others in 2:80 list). Wilkesdale's dam ls
Ihorndale Maid, 2:30 (dam of Miss Alice,
-:U<\, and Thornton. 2:26 V), byThorndale,
~:22'.„ he by Alexander's Abdallah, out of Old
Polly (dam Of Director, 2:17, Onward, 2:2.v,.
Czarina, 2:21, and Thorndale, 2:221 >, second
dam. Bridesmaid, by Rvsdyk's Hamb'letoniau.
iernis- $100 for the season, with usual re
DON MARVIN. '
Five-year-old record, 2:25. standard by
breeding and performance. This Hurt young
stallion was bred hy Hon. Eland Stanford,
1 alo Alto, ('al. He was sired by Fallis. 2:23
'the sire of Wanda. 2:1 *J' , Don Marvin "•:>>
Falrose, 3-year-old trial, 2:29' md Wll'l
mington, 2:33), by the great Electioneer
Sire ol sunol, 3 years, 2:loV,and 62 others In
t'.e 2:30 list). Hon Marvin's dam is Cora, by
Don \ Ictor.son of Belmont, second dam Clanv
bel (dam of cliften Bell, 2:J-i'.,. ami found dam
Of Rexford, 3 years. 2:24, and Electrician,
2:21 V, by Abdallah Star; tiiird dam, Fairy,
py Kysd.vk's Hambletonian: fourth dam
Emma Mills, by Beely'a American star, pon
Marvin Is a handsome seal brown, 16 hands
high, and weighs over 1,200 pounds. He isu
horse of great natural speed. His present rec
ord w*B made with scarcely any preparation,
alter making a large season in tlie stud, and is
no measure of his speed. Theprioeof his serv
ice fee is 840, which is lower than any stal
lion in the State with same record and breed
standard No. 15,045.—Kaffir is a rich bay,
i i 887; bred by L. .1. Rose, Esq.. Los An
es, ral.; l.v, hands high; sired by Alcazar,
2:2oK,he by Sultan. 2:24 (sire of stamboul,
2:11. out <'i Minnehaha (dam of 5 horses in
the <J:3O li-: . Kaffir's dam is Plower Girl,
h\ Authurton 'sire of Arab. 2:1 ?.. and the
dams of Hazel Wilkes, 2:20, Freedom, 2:29 V—
fastest yearling in the world—and 5 others in
2:30 list); second dam. Flora, 2:33, by Uen
eral McClellan (sire of :; In 2:30 list); third
dam, Flora Langford, by Langford (sire of the
damsol Lillian Wilkes, 3 years, 2:1 '■'; and;'
others In 2:3 d list). Mr. Rose says Kaffir was
one ol tbe fastest yearling trotters he ever
bred, trotting quarters Id 37V seconds m his
yearling form. He will be allowed to serv< a
limited number of mares at 840 tbe season
att. r winch he will be prepared for the fau
The public is invited to call and see these
nne Individuals, representing the Three
GR"_-i ruorriNG !•' amimw — WILKFs
ELECTIONEER and BULTAN. '
Goodpasture close i>v the city at 84 per
month. For farther particulars and com
plete circulars, call or add
F. p. i.owri.i,.
mr_-it ji 520 P Btreet, Bacramento, CaL
QTANPARIv RECORD, 2:25. (IN KX7M
f? bers will be given In Wallace's Trotting
Register No. 10.)
ROSa s., 2:25, by Nutwood, 8:183 i, tirst
dam by Btate of Maine, 2:40, by Simpson's
Messenger by Wlnthrop Messenger, son of
Imp. .M.s., nger, second dam by McCracken's
Black Ha ,vk.
RUBS B. has the fastest record of any Nut
wood stallion en the coast, excepting Dawn,
2:1 fc% and as a -ire will prove to be the equal
oianysonol Nutwood. His th- >t eolts,now
8-year-olds, are vers promising, and three of
them will drop in the 2:30 list this year, if
nothing happens them, as two can now show
a 2:30 gait, and the third, can trot v mile in
2:50. KOSSS.and bis colts can be seenal
stables of the undersigned, where all can see
thai be la a sire of size, color, Btyle and speed
DES4 RIPTION—ROBS S. is a rosewood
bay, 16 hands high, weighs 1,150 pounds,
very stylish, good mane and tail, legs and
feet, plenty of bone and muscle, and a splen
did loic- ueck.
TERMS—Ross 8. will stand at S7o for the
Is my name: my sire is RosaS*,record 2:26
by Nutwood, record l?1s; 4 ; my dam is Eteika!
l>y sultan, record l:2». sire of Stamboul,
record 2:11; my great dam is Katie Did, the
dam ot Dies, record 2:30. lam :: years old,
lo'., hands high, splendid blood bay ln color,
heavy black uialie and tail, the best Ot legs
and feet, long neck, good bead, well set on,
can trot a 2:40 gait in an easy way. i am the
only stallion In the state standing for public
servi.-e that combine- the blood of the two
greal sires, Nutwood and Sultan. I wiU be
allowed to serve fifteen approved mans for
850 the season, at Worth Ober's Training
btables. Sacramento Race Track. Good mar.-s
■me will have the hest of • i
ful handling and kept In any way wished.
Accidents or c.< apesaJ owner's risk." Addn ss
all communications to
WORTH OBER, Owner,
mr_t-3m t'.ls. Twenty-third st., Sacramento.
TROTTING STALLION—A Great sire strangely overlooKed.
-VTO. 6,223, is A HORSE OF MOST FASH
JIN ionable breeding, his sire being by the
sir.-ot tbecreat Nutwood, and his sire's dam,
like that ofNntwood's dam, being by Pilot Jr.
Although it has been the reproach Of my
triends thai my partiality for Prompter pre
vented me from giving Bterling "a chance,"
not giving him my best mares nor working
his colts, and he had but few outside mares.
in spite of which, at 11 years old, he had
fonr 2::-!u performers and a son that sireda
flliy that entered the 2:30 list at S years old
and showed a. full mile in her work in 2:19]!
—a showing ihat not ten horses in the world
has equaled. His dam is the dam of a 4-year
old with a record Of ~':2fi, and grand dam of a
4-year-old with a record of *.'::i0. and of a
mare that has produced a 2:30 trotter and the
fastest 2-year-old ever bred in Butte County,
and grand dam ol a horse tiiat has sired'a
2:30 performer, she has not only won her
way to the "table of great brood mares,*' but
ha- demonstrated thai she possesses in an em
inent device those invaluable qualities In the
dam of a stock horse, the potency to "breed
on" and the quality Oi "early development."
Although foaled in Bacramento, what im
ported horse excels himv W. H. HICKS.
TITE FAMOUS STALLION. WILL STAND
the season at AGRICULTURAL PARK.
Price,B3o for season.
in.r-*K!m 11. 11. NA SOX, Proprietor.
The standard Trotting; Stallion.
THIS IS HIS LAST SEASON HERE, AS
he i ■■ engaged to go south after this veivr.
Now is your time to breed. For particulars
inquire ol" H. s, REALS,
121 :> Kst reet, or at the Park.
(Successor to Fritz <fc Miller),
(lA*- X STREET (ODD FELLOWS' TEM
.MI') pie). A complete stock of Undertaking
Goods always on hand. EMBALMING A
SPECIALTY. Telephone No. IStj.
J. FRANK CLARK,
1017-1010 Fourth St., sacramonto.
EMBALMING A SPECIALTY. GEORGE
H. CLARK, Funeral Din etor and County
Coroner. Telephone No. 184.
W. J. KAVANAUGhT Undertaker,
No. 513 J St.. bet. Fifth and Sixth.
ALWAYS ON HAND A LARGE ABSORT
ment of Metallic and Wooden Caskets.
Burial Cases, Collins and Shrouds furnished.
Coffin orders will receive prompt atteution on
short notice and ut the lowest rates. Otlice
open day and night. Telephone No. 305.
SHERWOOD HALL NURSERIES,
MEXLO PARK, SAN MATEO COUXTY, CAL.
Carnations, Hoses, Chrysanthemums
and Cut Flowers.
*3- SWEET PEA SEED A SPECIALTY.*^
C. H. KREBS & CO.,
IIXCEL IN DOING FIRST-CLASS WORK
j in Paper Hanging. House Painting, Grain
ing, etc., with the LEST of material and at
MOST REASONALLE RATES. For our
Paints, Oils, Artist Materials, etc., wo claim
GOOD QUALITY and FULL WEIGHT.
<!-i0 J STHEET. npll-lm
mHE "NEWS OF THE WORLD IS~ CON-
J_ tamed iv the WEEKLY UNION.
a<U»rt« sttallcß jgttttfrg.
A CAPAY COLONY.
Busy Fruit-Growers in a Pretty
Yolo Valley—Tancred aud Its
TN THE SPRING OF LAST YEAR
RohcrtA.and Neal D. Barker aaMMlated
thenis. Ives with William McKay, all of Oak
land, with a view ot searching out a suitnh'.e
location in whten to engage in the protltahlo
occupation or fruit-growing. Atter vlsitm*
many localities, they decided on the Capay
Valley, Yolo County, aud the Rhodes tract
Negotiations were opened with the Capay
Valley Land Company, owning the tract in
qneatkm. With w. h. .mun, the General
Agent of that company, they arranged for th*
purchase of about 220 acres of foothill laud.
This being more than they had thought of
taking for their own use, they spoke to a
Dumber of (Henda aboal it, with the result
Ihat the tract was divided among the follow
ing people-: R. L. Hickok. l«> ueies \V. i\
Harnett. 20acres; N.T. Ureathead. :.'<> acres;
Mis. 1., urentheid, 20 aeies: VV. M-Uay, :_>()
acme; N. D. Marker, -JO acres; 11. A. Rarker,
20acres; .1. p. Brown! c, 20 acres* E. n. Haa
lett. 10 acre-;; Joaeph Parker. 10 acres; A. \V.
Kelly. 10 acres, and Frederick Kelly, lOaetca.
So Tar this bad I'een ineielv a private \en
ture Of the gentlemen above n.nne-i, hut ln
talking up the question Of dividing the land
already purchased, it was tound that so many
more wonld like to join it than thearea of the
pnrebaas would admit of, that it was mxtw-
BSSted on all hands, "Why not gal some more
land and divide it up In the same way.'"
Then followed the ideaol a Stock company to
take hold of a larger iraet ami arrange for tho
cultivation of the whoicot it, aftSTßObdlTldlng
it according to ths requirements of the sub
scribers. A. provisional board was formed, a
:. rtnd anally, on the sth of
dune, !k:hi, the Western ('o-operati\e CM
oni/ation anil Improvement tom pany was
duly registered and proceeded to ousineea,
With the following officers: President, Will
iam McKay; M. P.Brown;
Directors—H. C. Ellis, Charlea Brooke and
i;..\. Barker; Becretary and General Manage
Neal I>. Barker; BoUcttOr, I. K. Snook; Treas
urer, F:r>t National Prink of Oakland!
The balance of the tract, ?:;.: & pea, was pur
chased. A. Contract waa entered into for tho
purchase of a large number of truit trees,
vines, etc. This early purchase Of trees was
ttie means <>f saving between 93,000 and
£4,000 to the company, the prices *_ some
cases having more than doubled alneethso.
The ideas which the prospeetOS set forth
baye bera but slightly modified and the
progress of the company has been uninter
rupted. Those who went into it doubtinlyg
have become enthusiastic, and almost all ths
members arranged to sel oul ail their la
fruit trees, etc.. the first year. Conaequently
In this, the first season, some 40,000 tress
and between 20,000 and 30,000 vines will be
The -atisfactory working of this scheme has
had the efieof of attracting considerable at
tention to the work of the Colony Company,
and a number of people are now desirous of
Joining in with them. An additional 200
acres have been added to the sixty acres
For the company is predicted a very bright
future, as well as lor the beautiful \ailey In
which their operations are conducted. How
this marvelous little garden has come to be so
long neglected la a pusste to every one who
has vi-it. d it, hut one thing is very sure, and
that is that tliis neglect, will never again be
felt in the valley.
The fruits set out arc mostly ofthe standard
varieties—peaches, apricots, Bartlett i>ears,
prunes, ti^rs, raisin grapes, etc- while along
both sides of the avenu-s. throughout the
ttact, walnuts will throw their grateful siiade.
A considerable number Of Citrus trees are also
being set out; quite a sufficient number to
demonstrate that these truits can be sueecss
fuiiy grown In the valley, about which the
colonists appear to have no douht, provided
proper care is given to the young trees. Neal
l>. Parker, Ueneral ManagST of the company,
resides on the tract, and to his care is to bo
ascribed much of the success of the venture.
Mention should be made ofthe town-site-,
about which there is a pleaaanl Innovation
Which might with profit be followed by more
ambitious places. A small park of some three
acres has been laid out right in the center of
the town. This park it is proposed to heautify
by planting in it trom time to time as many
Of the beauties aud curiosities of tree und
shrub lift as may be obtained by diligent
search and a wise expenditure of money. It
is not expected that Tancred will ever be a
large aud busy city, but it is thought that it
cau be made a very pleasant little place to
A petition has been circulated recently and
very largely signed, asking the county to ac
cept Island avenue, ou the colouy tract, as a
county road, and to build a bridge across
Cache Creek at this point, in order to givo the
settlers on the east side of the creek access to
Tancred Station. The Tancred colonists are
quite willing to givo the necessary riirht of
way, and are very desirous of having a bridge
there, as the colony lands extend along both
sides of the stream. It is thought that it
would be a very wise expenditure of public
money to grant them this very necessary im
provement, as the operations of such com
panies arc of widespread benefit to the whols
County and State, The attractions and com
forts of the cities are well known, but Co
those who are willing to settleon the land and
show thai the country also afl'ords attractions
and comforts, and ways of making money
pleasantly, every inducement should beheld
The following is a list ol" the principal mem
bers of the Tancred Colony, with the number
ol*acres owned by each, and a fact worthy of
mention is that in each contract or deed is
sued by the Colony Company there is a pro
vision that no intoxicating liquor shall ever
be manufactured or sold on the land. The ap
parent success of the enterprise shows that
the ideas and plans of the colony, as set forth
inthe prospectus some time ago, are not im
practicable: O.T.Hull, Berkeley,sacies; W.
P. Hammond. Oakland, 14 acres; r. S. Kiw
son, Sau Francisco, 11 acres: Jos. Parker, 10
acres; A. AY. Kelly, Kincardine, Cut., 5 acres;
N. T. Greathead, 5 acres; R. ti. Greathead,
Oakland, 10 acres; R. A. Parker, San Fran-
Cisco, 10 acres; N. D. Rarker, Tancred, 10
acres; Dr. K. Favor, San Francisco, acres;
J. P. Brownlee, Kincardine, Ont., f) acres; W.
T. Barnett, Rerkeley, 6 acres: M. P. Brown,
lOacres; Chas. Brook, Sr., Oakland, lo acres;
W. C. Boutelle, Berkeley, 20 acres; Mrs. T.
A. Crellin, Oakland. 5 acres; P. H. Peach,
Tancred. sacres; H. C. Ellis,Oakland, lOacres;
J. Vanstone, Winnipeg, 10 acres; E. A. Van
stone, Tancred. 5 acres; E. Wadsworth, Sac
ramento. 5 acres; M. A. Thomas, Oakland. 0
acres; .lames Qrabam, San Francisco, 11
acres; A. Stark, 12 acres; .I.Stark, lOacres;
Mrs. M. Vrooman, 5 acres; C. E. Snook. 10
acres; C. T. Grcathead, 12 acres; Wm. Mc-
Kay, 5 acres; Mrs. Wm. McKay, Oakland. 5
acres; Mrs. E. C. Wooley, Brooklyn. N. V., 10
acres; Mrs. H. Beckiey, Oakland, 5 acres; T.
A. Harriett, 5 acres; J. C. Harrison, Tancred,
5 acres. The land reserved by the Colony
Company, Including townsite, consists of Gl