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IN IT UP TO THEIR KNEES.
What the Trustees Get for Juggling
With an Evil.
Instead of Revoking the Bilva-Cunha
Dive License, They Grant a
Hearing—Tlio Result.
Tho proprietors of the disreputable
dive on the northeast corner of Second
and L streets seem determined not to let
go without a contest. At last Monday's
session of the City Trustees Police Judge
Cravens complained of the place and in
stanced cases of robbery that had been
committed on or about tho premises by
male and female thieves who resort there, j
and asked tho board to revoke the licenso
under which the dive was being run.
Police Captain Lee indorsed what Judge !
Cravens said. Ho regarded the Silva- j
Cunha dive as among tho worst in the
city, but added that there are several j
others not much better which should also
be suppressed.
The Trustees have decided to give the j
proprietors a hearing to-morrow evening,
which proceeding appears to be wholly
unnecessary. That body can grant or re- i
yoke licenses at will, and it had abund- j
ant evidence before it on Monday on
which to act in this case. Trustee Conk
lin was then prepared to vote with the |
Mayor to revoke the license, but the hit- |
ter yielded to a "demand" for an inquiry.
Now comes Mr. Anderson, counsel for
the dive-keepers, who flies a protest
against the proceeding, in the following
terms:
"The respondents, Silva and Cunha,
deny each and every allegation in the
complaint filed herein by K. 0. Cravens
and W. I). Comstock, Police Commis
sioners.
"Respondents deny the right or power
of the Board of Trustees to revoke or
forfeit their license, and deny that there
is or ever was any cause for the all<
complaint.
"Tho respondents Interpose objections
to the proceedings because the Board of
Trustees has no power or authority to
t forfeit or declare forfeited any property
'or rights of the citizen, and any ordi
nance, or pretended ordinance, granting
such power, is void.
'"That licenses are property under tho
laws of this Stato and cannot be forfeited
or takeu by the Board of Trustees.
"That .respondents object to W. I>.
Comstock. sitting as a court in judgment
ofthe allowed complaint and the accusa
tions therein mado, because the accuser
sha.ll not be the judge in mr- <> . n case.
"That, Ordinance JNo.,~7ti is void and
unconstitutional.
"That said alleged complaint of W. I>.
Coinntock and K. (». Cravens does not
Btate any cause of action against respond
ents."
By its temporizing action on Monday
the board now finds itself confronted by
a perplexing obstacle, in the way of a
formal protest, whii h may interfere with
any present action on its part, and thus
give tho dive a temporary lease of life
that will tide over the two weeks of the
State Fair. In that time there is no tell
ing how many whisky-befuddled men
may bo '"done up" by the gang that ren
dezvous there.
In a conversation on Tuesday with a
Record-Union reporter, Trustee Conk
lin said ho was weary oi' having the div< -
question constantly before the board in
Bach a slip-shod manner.
"W^e'have repeatedly asked tho police
department," lie baid, "to inform the
board us to what places should be i I
licenses or have their licenses r;
That department knows, or <»!ight to
know, what places are not nt to be al
lowed tn run, and it should keep the
board posted, otherwise we cannot know
how to act.
"This business of having hearings be
fore the. board, with one or two n
bio complainants and a whole regiment
of dive-habitues aa witnesses, and •.-. let of
lawyers insisting upon the enforcement
of courtroom rules is all nonsense.
"I, for one, was prepared last Monday
to act on the evidence Laid before us by
Judge ('ravens and Captain Lee, but it
wasn't done, aud now we are in for it."
The proper tiling for the Trustees to do
would be to revoke the licenses of all
dives that they pertoiuUlp know t<< be
unfit places to let run, and then Let the
dive-Keepers and robbers of drunken
mm go to tin- courts, if they h.
courage to do so, for any redress to which
they may feel themselves u> be entitled.
That would be :i quick and effective
method of .settling the dive problem.
A HEAVY LOSS.
Destruction of a. Menke's Hop-Kiln
and Its Contents Yesterday.
A hop-ho -lie d 1" A. Metike's
ranches near Brighton was destroyed
early yesterday morning, with ab.
bales of hops, the result of two weeks'
picking.
F. W. Menke and a gang of seven or
eight men were at work about the build
ing at the time, and they all say that the
breaking out of fire \\as followed by a
severe explosion.
The building was 61x140 feet in
and of the usual construction for drying
and curing hops. In each end of the
structure were two heating rdbms, each
containing a lar^r box-stove, with I
pipes passing upward through th<
ing-room >>n th< upr* r door.
Just in what part of the building the ex
plosion occurred the men could not say,
except th:tt it was somewhere in the
north end. Mr. Menke stated to a Rec
oui»-''nion reporter that it was of such
force ns to break in two i I
inches in si/.0, and raised the r<
: illding. )■'. W« Menke though! it
was in the cooling-room, the Largi
between the beating-rooms.
A. Menke vi.vs the loss will amount to
betwe • •
i insurance on any portion of the
I -\ destroyed. He said
>uld not I urred fn
stoves, as there was nothing to explode.
Tho building is supplied witu a hose for
fire use, but the flames spread so rapidly
that they could Dot 1 decked.
Mr. Menke waa in the city whin he re
. the wens of hi> K.ss, and has
at once to the hop-ranch, only to find
c report was too tru< nilding
and all its contents had vanished.
He came t<> the city at once and sought
Chief Drew, who promised to mi .
tective to the ranch, Mr. Menke offering
a large reward for the arrest • .
viction of the person ox persons who
ilbsion.
RIKTOULS LIBERTY
it Depended CTpon tin- E*romptnesa) of
I'olh-c Wourt Offlcers.
B PeterRintoul was held to answer by
Judge ira\i i charge of
burglar} , and after tli< i prisoner ha* I i
t.ikor; bo tho County Jail his at: i
• to free him. via thi< habeas corpus
route. His argument was heard on
ay, tnd was to the eflect that the
commitmeui s< nt up from the lower
'. ive.
Tho document really was e,and
Judge Catlin acknowledged that such wus
U c. lie r . titiu Rintoul
I a such a technicality, however,
: inandedhini. But he declared that
.■id j'it)i>.r commitment
re in o'clock Wedn
morniiiß he would instruct tho Sheriff to
lib* rate the prisoner. The reconstrja< ted
coinniitmont was on hind bright and
early, much to Rintoul's tiisgust.
A Bortoua < b
Constable Davis of Folgotn yesterday
■nAaated John L. House, an elderly diti
zoiiMjftliat place, on a <h;uve of dofacijijr
juxi .olestroyin^ monuments in the Odd
Fclk^svs' and Jewish Cemeteries in that
vicinity.
Atwietant District Attorney I)U.:kloy
SACRAMENTO DAILY KECOED-UKTQy, TimiSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. 1891.—STX PAGES.
was present, and on his motion Justice
Anderson set the examination for the
J'tli, but as that will be a legal holiday
another date will have to be tixed.
AMUSEMENT FOR ALL.
A Glor!ous Holiday With Sells Broth
ers.
Of Sells Brothers' enormous united
shows, which arc to exhibit at Agricult
ural Park this evening, it may be truly
said that "age cannot wither nor
custom pall their Infinite variety." This,
the twentieth year of their vastly pro
gressive existence, they come to us with
an array of sensations, spectacles, per
formances and living wonders from every
clime, simply bewildering. In iV.ct there
is scarcely room to mention separate de
partments, let alone the hundreds of
features that go to make of each a great
and amazing .show, liesido every notable
variety of rare wild beasts, including the
tremendous pair of living hippopotami;
every act possible to human nerve,agility,
and ingenuity and brute sagacity, the ex
citement of the thrilling hippodrome
races, the rare specially exhibited ((attires
and tho ravishing dancing of the great
Spanish artist, Cyrene, there is to be con
sidered the wild Moorish caravan, intro
ducing the most wondrous feats of bar
baric agility and strength, and appearing
quaititly and superbly armed and
equipped in the grand, novel and ro
mantic spectacular pilgrimage to Mecca.
Prom performing mammoth or huge
disporting amphibia to daintest detail
there is nothing inferior or common-place
about this extraordinarily rich and at
tractive alliance). it possesses every
feature, feat and display of both home
and foreign origin in keeping with such
an eutcrtainracnt that can be procured,
and many nowhere else to be seen. Its
morning glorious street parade is a tree
introduction to a holiday no one should
miss.
CAPITOL PARK.
Tho Commissioners Will Soon Have
Emprovements Under Way.
There have been many comments made
upon the fact that none ofthe improve
ments in Capitol Park for which the hist
Legislature provided have yet been com
menced. The State Capitol Commission
ers have, however, decided to imme
diately begin the work for which money
was appropriated. Bids arc- to b<" received
first for tho construction of six tiers of
granite steps, similar i<> those leadingto
the building from Tenth and L streets.
The granite already on hand must be
used by the party to whom the contract
is awarded, and I no re< kle ss
expenditure of the State's money. ri h<
party who takes the contract must state
liis price for building the six tiers, and do
the Aork according to tho specifications.
1 he commission will also soon proceed
to have the cement sidewalk laid around
the i ark on N street, from Twelfth to
Fifteenth, on Fifteenth from L to N, and
■ ••I ;. from Twelfth r i :;:';. wth, for which
the Legislature provided. It is expected
thai the walk will be put down before the
year is out.
The fence to be built around the eastern
section of the Park is to be of neat de
sign. The base will be of granite blocks
and granite posts, connected by chains,
will be set at regular iutervals.
KRIPPS LOSS
The Mishap Which Befell a Baseball
Enthusiast on Sunday.
Fred. Kripp of this city mourns the
loss of one of thi po :keta of liis i roasers,
and :ilso the contents, amounting to
J1250.
Kripp is a baseball enthusiast, and lie
attended last Sunday's game at Sao Fran
cisco. Ho mingled with the crowd be
neath the special stand, and at times
grew v. ry much excite I.
TheSacramentos were defeated, and i
was with a dowiicafe eountcuauc
Kripp left tho bail grounds. I'o add to
■ hi.-, woe he discovered, on reaching the
sidewalk, that his paiiis bad been cut, the
pocket taken out,and every cent of his
money with it. lie buttoned his ulster
; closeiy about iiiiu and started for the
train, intending to keep the matter a se
; cret, but the ball players Learned of it, and
kept him in misery until he arrived here.
TOO MUCH OPIUM.
i A Chinawoman Who Probably Tried
to En 4 Her Miserable Life.
Yesterday morning City Physician
Nichols was summoned to attend a Chi
i. - woman who had taken an overdose
lof opium, and he found her in a room in
one <>:' the brothels on the south side of I
i street, betwe :i Second and Third.
Several Chinese men and women were
r 1 about her, intently watching
the unfortunate woman asshegasi i
breath. They informed the doctor that
she had taken the opium on the preced
ing afternoon, but they did not suppose
sho had taken too much. „
The case iw like all in which the Chi
: are involved. They all say she took
it herself with suicidal intent on account
of some trouble, it is .s-.,id the woman
ijas a husband in San Francisco. She is
about 23 years of age.
Tlie woman w;;s Mill alive last night,
and apparently slowly recovering.
COOLING OFF.
Th" Barometer Falls Up North, and
tiu< Weather Improves.
Tho Weather Bureau's reports of yes-
Bhow tho barometer to have tail in
in Washington and Oregon, where it read
Dearly or quite as low as in this city,
which i--. the cause of the cessation of the
northerly winds and excessive beat. Ftor
instance, on Sunday it was 102 , on Mi.n
day 100 , and yesterday but9o°, while the
it waa down to 59 .
The highest and lowest temperatures
on'- year ago yesterday i inds4°,
and '>;u> year ago to-day 80 and .17 ,
it. we w<-ro !i:i\ ing quite a cool
wave at tins time las: year.
In fact, i!::' highest at any time during
September of lnnt year waa but9i°, and
that wa . Lth, lasting but one day.
DOS ? LIK3 IT. .
The New Plan of Paying; Car-Builders
N"! Satlsfhotory.
The schedule of wages paid tothecar
ra in the car-building department
at the railroad shop* was recently
changed. The men were formerly paid
\ by the day, bul under tho now plan they
receive i $40 for each ear constructed.
["hey work in gangs of six. and it takes
them about two days and a naif to rmish
I a car.
The men are now dissatisfied with this
new arran i they say they can
■ <'!">■ a day under it. They
havolald the matter before the company,
, and it will no doubl be settled amicably.
The men Bay they will be content with
11 > a ear.

Short of Help.
Tho north wind is ripening the bops
very rapidly in the vicinity of Wheat
land, and it is difficult to procure the
: ■easary hands to harvest the crop. At
I least one thousand pickers are now etu
i, and a couple of hundred more
be utilized, ii' they could be had.
: Pickera make horn one to three dollars
lay.
Another I>ou l'olsonrvl.
A tugQ dog Whi 'h .1. M. .Morrison Ims
been in the habit of keeping in his
:it night, at Twelfth and E atraets, waa
poisoned on Ttrcadny, and Mr. Morrison
i s tiic work is last of thieves who
| intended to burglarize tho place.
"Weak and weary," describes the con
aof many pooplo debilitated by the
warm weather, by disease or overwork.
Hood'sS&rsaparilla is just the medicine
needed to build op and strengthen the
. purify and quicken tin; sluggish
: blood, and restore tne lost app
sti-ixw.vv fc. Ron's, popular Poaae nw\
br.iliitnt Oabler Bros. 1 pianos: easy
-. A. .1. I'ommor. oorner S'inth a:-.(i.). ♦
PURE AND CLEAR.
Water In tho Swimming Baths Changed
Constantly.
It is remarkable what delight people
take in repeating and circulating reports
that are slanderous or injurious to oth
ers. A week .or two ago some ill-dis
posed person started a report that the
water at the new swimming baths was
only changed twice a week. Others took
up the false statement and circulate.! it
industriously until a large number of
people came to believe it.
A Rbcobd-Ukiom reporter was de
tailed to learn the exact facts, and is able
to affirm that the water in the great swim
ming tank is entirely changed every day
and is running in and out all the time.
Some persona may have been led to be
lieve that no water is coming in the tank
when it is shut off at the at the
south end, but this is a mistake. The j
water from the hot-water tank comes in !
from the bottom and that, from the new
heating apparatus at a point on the south
I end of the tank, but below the water lino. ]
It i.s necessary, therefore, when tho lem- i
perature of the water gets too low to shut |
! off the csold water at the "falls" and in- j
I boated water from the bottom and |
'end. There is no Ualhhigtank in the
j whole country where tin- water is as pure
I and clean as in these baths. Tho water
is pumped direct from an iron-cased well ,
over LOU feet deep and drawn from a pure
gravel deposit, [t is soft, pure and I
from alkali, and fa equal, if not superior,
to any water in tho city for dome; tic pur
poses.
The swimming bathsaro a great public
blessing, and why any Sacramentan
should wish to injure such an institution
is beyond conception.
COLUMBUS BREWERY TROUBLES.
The Sheriff Gots in His Work—Tho Salt
Will Pro* ;l.
When the Columbus Brewing Company
was declared insolvent in Jud ■ (
court on Monday, the attorneys for the
company, Bruner & Brunor.asked that
:.. !■'. Bronuer be appointed as receiver.
No objection was offered a 1 tho time, and
the court made the appointment. Bron
ner filed his bond and all lo ked serene.
Clinton L. White, who is Sheriil
ley's attorney, heard ofthe proceeding an I
came to court with ; a protest. He cited
authorities and argued that the Sheriil
should in all such eases be appoin
receiver for the first thirty 'lays. Ele had
; already made out the Sheriff's bond and
1 had ii ready for tiling.
Ait. rhearingthe attorney's argument
art set aside the former order, and
substituted the Sheriff as receiver.
Another branch ofthe Columbus Brew
ery matter was also heard iv the sam ic< >urt
y isterday. A stay of proceedings had
been grunted in the insolvency matter,
and when the case of H. Gribbleaud
rainsby vs. TheC< Lumbus Br wing
Company came up for hearing, the attor
ney for the plaintiffs wanted to know
whether or nottheorderin the insolvency
: proceeding wo ud interfere with the suit
iin which !«•■ was inter* Bted. A fler some
: argumeni an order was made granting
the plaintiffs permission to proceed with
their suit, notwithstanding the order in
i the insolvency case.
Now Incorporations.
The following articles of incorporation
were filed in tho .Secretary of State's
office yesterday:
.Joost Bros, of San Francisco. Capital
Btock, $250,000. Directors —Fabian Joost,
Behrend Joost, William Thyarks, Joseph
I. Lawless and Constantine E. A. Foer
&U r.
Sunset Vineyard Companyof San Fran
tock, $80,000. Directors—
M. M. Johuson, C. T. Bridge, j. W. Bar
bour, !'. E. Bush and M. SV. t'pton.
The Lathrop-Flint Company of San
Francisco. Capital stook, |150.000. Di
rectors—E. P. Flint, <'. F. Lathrop, Geo.
M. Flint, Richard M. Lyman, C. <J.
Lathr
1 lev eland Gold Mining Company of
Sierra City. Capital stock, $500,000. Di
rectors —<J. B. Castagnetto, J. W.Kane,
diaries Castagna, Rooco Brangate and
John Sorraoco.
Wholesale Theft of Clothing.
Officers Campbell and Eldred have re
ooi ered a valise \s bfch was stolen from a
room over D. o. Mills' Bank, and pawned
cond-hand store by Henry Welch,
who was arrested last Sunday.
Other articles have been missed from
the rooms over the Mills Bank, and the
police are looking for them.
Arrested for Uurglary.
Tho police yesterday arrested Sledge,
j the gambler, on a dispatch from Willows,
stating that lie was wanted there for
burglary. Sledge was found by Officer
Lowell In a saloon on Second street. He
says there is n< thing in the charge.
Satkami n to, April 21, l>i'O.
Ms. .1. I". Coopjeb, iK-ur *ir--l bave had op
portunities, hi my vocation as teacher of
music, of testing planoa of dlnereni manu
factures, ana in my experience have found
uoue Bupei lor in all poluta t.> tlie M ithushek
solid iron frame upright. The one I purchase;!
<>t you gives me constant and increasing
nu.i. AJL.ICE CAMPBELL. *
O]ST3E> ENJOY®
; Both tho method and results when
I 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
j 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 iv its
effects, prepared only from the most
althy and agreenhle substance?, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Fip-s is for sale in 50c
| and $1 bottles by all lea;lin^r drag
i gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
substitute.
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
LOUISVILLE. XY 1 NEW YORK. N.t.
SHERWOOD HALL NURSERIES,
Timothy Hopkins,
HEXLO PARK, SAX MATED COUNTY, CAL
Carnations, I'oses, Chrysanthemums
and Cut Flowers.
: «-S\VF.KT I'EA Sj-.KD A .SI'KCIALTY.ISR
BRANCH <>X ] T N! I \\\ . 424} .
X si ■•- v »ol !»■, :ui. (V.: c*. Plea
:\.n\\ Crarkora constantly on hand nnd aetiv*
:-■. t ■ any part ol ih« city.
aol4-lio .lohN KOHR.Proprietor.
I^HK NEWS OF Tin; WoKLD EVSKI
day In tfte RECORD-UNION.
<£itancxe;> fw the Hefc fjou^e.
%s « \A/ C "3TC 3C J isT'k T
; aJn an&ca^nS V W W^ S^r V^ .-^*rsr.«v l^liiirf 11 ■■
We would call your attention to the fol
lowing special lines, particularly as the State
Fair soon commences. It will be of interest
to hotels and housekeepers to call and examine
the goods:
An extra quality in Half Unbleached
Loom Damask, 56 inches wide, 80
and 3<3c per yard.
Loom Damask, 60 inches wide, 55c per
Satin-finished All-pure Linen Bleached
Damask, 60 indies wide, 60e; G6
inches wide, SSe.
Extra-tine quality Satin-finished Dam
ask, 68 inches wide, $1 10. Napkins
to match, $3 per dozen.
5-8 Bleached Line Napkins, $1 per dozen.
8-4 Bleached Line Napkins, $1 50 per
Superior quality of "White Marseilles
Spreads, $1.
Extra value in White Marseilles Spreads,
$1 50.
Honeycomb Spreads, with fringe, $1 25.
50 dozen Honeycomb Spreads, in white,
cardinal, pink and blue, suitable for
three-quarter beds and cots, 4Oe each.
C. H. GILMAN,
RED HOUSE, SACRAMENTO.
Sfe"*} fs£r> %fer^
<^S^J '•§*3P\d
PRHPI/TDV
GASOLINE STOVES AT COST.
H. X, WALLACE, 813-815 J Street
Grest Reductlona in Prices at the
GOLDEN RULE STORE, 300 J STREET.
FANCY OASSIMERE SUITS. SI; FANCY CASSIMERK PATCTO <si imiiirip
0^ FaCG *"■*».■" —ds.oc; guilts
N. ZEMANSKY, Proprietor.
M C TjIYJC Furniture and Carpets.
X Srteet, Sacramento.
KLUNE~&" FLOBERCT
W^ATCIIMAKKRS AND JEWELERS. 428 .1 STREET BKTWFFN FOrTRTR atct*
VV Fifth, df-ukrs in WATCHES. JEWELRY and MAMONDS. REPAmSnoS JPS
brnnebfi- a s]>ecialty. under Mr. Floberg. Agents lor ROCKFORD WATCH COMPANY
T EADTNQ JEWELER OF SACRAMENTO, AGENT FOR PATFK PHILIPPF * rn>*
XUAR R I\/TTT T T?D f keeps on ali^xkin-eT^~o7~
VViVI. D. IVIILLiviV,! DIAMONDS, WATCHES AND JEWELRY
No. G2B J St.. Snommcuto. Cal.. I «nS q°,g&. °f WfttobC' &nd Jewelry
SACRAMENTO LUMBER COMPANY, {^^"T^r*
MAIN OFFTCE-Seponc! street. L and M. YARD-Front and R atrcets. Sacramenta
-SEPT. 7^'^ iy& iB9l
Tup FvFJsiT \&at>
V\M'T Hi! 1° i&nisrn
flflU imLTo^TTLND,
VYSrr^TH^ SECRtTARY
/FNW-i roR Imfohmatiom.
/^f ' FmdXCqx.
Emm F.Sttnn, "**!%&»
Baker & Hamilton,
—IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS OF—
HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL,
COAL, POWDER,
Agricultural tapleseats and Machines,
BARBED WIRE, CORDAGE, BELTING.
Kacrr.mouto ~- ....^.CalifoiTla
THE TAILOR Jfe
makes the best clotiie3 4! : y
IN THE STATE 3VfL
At 25 PER CENT LESS $Bk
THAN ANY OTHER HOUSE. H^HflH
SCITS "Me to oreer ftom §20 M
PANTS Mais to Drier ftom §5
FINE TAILORING ||||
AT MODERATE PRICES
for Self-Measurement,^ J'rq
»n<l Sample of Cloth cent free
for all oracrs. jjpr'
Ho. 600 J St., cor. Sixth
SACRAMENTO
—IF YOU WANT TO BE—
iisr tikie: swim
You will go and get a dozen of
OLLLLIA o Cabinet Photos
For SO. Cannot ho excelled at auy
price anywhere. <'•.!!. we samples, and you
will never deal anywhere else. Secure sittings
now, as this price is very low and wili not be
held long.
The LetaderofScacramcnt©
FMtOtfßce Rniidtac Tourth end X sts.
• galley $««b».
CAPAY COLONY.
_______
Busy Fruit-Growers in a Pretty
Yolo Valley—Tancred and Its
■p THE BPBIffO OF LAST TBAB
Robert A. and Neal I). Barker associated
themselves with William McKay, all of Oak
land, with a view of .searching out a suitable
location in which to engage in the profitable
occupation of fruit-growing. After visiting
many localities, they decided on the Capay
Valley, Yolo County, and the Rhodes tract at
Tancred.
Negotiations were opened with the Capay
l^nd Company, owning tho tract in
question. With W. 11. Mills, the General
Agent of that company, they arranged for the
purchase of about 220 acres of foothill land
This being more than they had thought of
taking for their own use, they spoko to a
number of friends about it. with the result
that tho tract was divided among the follow
ing people: B. L. EUckok.4o acres; W. T.
I Barnett, 20 acres; N. T. Greathead, 20 acres!
Mrs. L. Qreathead, 20 acres; >v. McKay, 20
acres; N. D. Barker, 20 acres; R. A. Barker,
20 acres; J. p. Brownlee, 20 acres; E. 11. Has-
Ictt, 10aeres; Joseph Barker, 10 acres; A. W.
Kelly 10 acres, and Frederick Kelly, 10 acres.
fc>o far this had be*n merely a private ven
ture of the gentlemen above named, but In
talking up the question of dividing the land
already purchased, it was found that so many
more would like to Join it than the area of tho
purchase would admit of, that it was .sug.
gested on all hands, -'Why not get some more
land and divide it up in the same way?"
Then followed the idea of a stock company to
take hold of a larger tract and arrange for tho
cultivation of the whole of it, after subdividing
it accordiug to the requirements of the bud
cerifcers. A provisional board was formed, a
prospectus issued, and finally, on the sth of
June, 1890, tho Western Co-operative Col
onization and Improvement Company waa
duly registered and proceeded to business.
M-ith the following officers: President, Will
iam McKay; Vieo-Presldent, M. P. Brown-
Directors-BL G Ellis, Ghartos Ilrooke and
R. A. Barker; Secretary and General Manager,
Neal D. Barker; Solicitor, C. E. Snook; Treas
urer, First National Rank of Oakland.
The balance of the tract, 37a acres, was pur
chased, a contract w«.s entered Into for the
purchase of a large number of fruit trees
vines, etc. This earl? purchase of trees was
the means of saving botneeu §3,000 and
£4.000 to the company, the prices in some
cases having more than doubled since then
The Ideas which th" prospectus set forth
have bom but Slightly modified and the
progress of the company has been uninter
rupted. Those Who went Into It duubtlngly
have become enthusiastic, and almost all tho
members arranged to set out all their lands in
fruit trees, etc., the first year. Consequently
in this, the first season, some 40,000 trees and
between 20.000 and 30.000 vines will be
pmnrea.
I The satisfactory working of this soheme has
had the effect of attracting considerable at
tention to the work of tho Colony Company,
and a number of pwiple are now desirous of
Joining in with them. An additional 200
acres have been added to the sixty acres
originally purchased.
For the company is predicted a very bright
future, as well as for the beautiful valley In
which their operation* are conducted. How
this marvelous little garden has come to be so
long neglected is a puzzle to every one who
has visited it, but ouc thing is very sure, and
that ts that this neglect will never again be
felt in the valley.
The fruits set ont are mostly of the standard
varieties—peaches, apricots, Bartlett pears,
prunes, figs, raisin grapes, etc., while along
both sides of tho avenues, throughout tho
tract, walnuts will throw their graceful shade.
A considerable;number ot citrus trees are also '
being .set out; ijuite a sufllcient number to '
demonstrate that these fruits can be success
fully grown in the valley, about which the
colonists appear to have no doubt, provided
proper care is given to the young trees. Neal
D. Barker, General Manager of tho company,
resides on the tract, and to his care is to be as
cribed much of the success of the venture.
Mention should be made, of the town-site,
about which there is a pleasant 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 beautify
by planting in it from time to time as many
of the beauties and curiosities of tree and
shrub life as may be obtained by diligent
search and a wise expenditure of money. It
is not expected that Tancred will ever be a
large and busy city, but it is thought that it
can be made a very pleasant little placo to
dwell in.
A petition has been circulated recently and
very largely signed, asking the county to ac
cept Island avenue, on the colony tract, as a
county road, and to build a bridge across
Cache Creek at this point, In order to gl vo the
settlers on the cast side of the creek access to I
Tancred Station. The Tancred colonists are
quite willing to give the necessary right at
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 ot public
money to grant them this very necessary im
provement, as the operations of such com
panies are of widespread benefit to the whole
county and .State. The attractions and com
forts of the cities are well known, but to those
who are willing to settle on the land and show
that the country also affords attractions and
comforts and ways of making money pleas
antly, every Inducement should bo held forth.
The following is a list of the principal mem
bers of the Tancred Colony, with the number
of acres owned by each, and a fact worthy of 1
mention is that in each contract or deed is- j
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 o*the cnterpri.-:.? shows that
the ideas and plans of tho roll my, as set forth
In the prospectus some time ago, are not im
practicable: CT. Hull, Berkeley, 5 acres; \V.
P. Hainmon, Oakland, 14 acres; C.S. Kasson,
San Francisco. 11 acres; Jos. Barker, 10 acres;
A. W. Kelly, Kincardine, Ont., 5 acres; N. T.
(in athead, o acres; EL <>. Oreathead, Oakland
10> acres; R. A. Barker, San Francisco, 10
acres; N. D. Barker, Tancred, 10 acres; Dr. K.
Favor, ftan Francisco, 27 acres; J. P. Brownlee.
Kincardine, Ont,, 9 acres; W. T. Barnett,
Berkeley, 5 acres; M. P. Brown, 10 acres;
Chas. Brook, Sr., Oakland, 10 arres; \V. CL
Boutelle, Berkeley, 20 acres; Mrs. T. A.Crelin,
Oakland, 6 acres; CL H. Peach, Tancred, 5
acres; EL C Ellis, Oakland, 10 acres; J. Van
stone, Winnipeg, 10 acres; EL A. Vanstone,
Tancred, 5 acres; E. Wadsworttt, Sacramento,
5 acres; M. A. Thomas, Oakland, 6 acres;
James Gbraham, san Francisco.il acres; A.
Stark, 12 acres; J. Stark. 10 acres; Mrs. M.
Vrooman, 5 acrea; 0, S. Snook, 10 acres; C.
T.Oreathead, 12acres; Win. McKay, 5 acres;
Mrs. Win. .McKay. Oakland, 6 acres; Mrs. E.
CL Wooley, Brooklyn, N. V., 10 acres; Mrs. H.
Bcekley. Oakland, 5 acres; T. A. Marriett, 5
acres; J. C. Harrison, Tancred, 5 acres. Tho
land reserved by tho Colony Company, ia>
Uiu_c lv townslte, consists of Gl acres.
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GOLDEN EAGLE HOTEL,
Corner Seventh and X Streets.
. W. O. BOVKBg. Proprietor.
Corner Seventh and X Streets, Sacramento.
inerly of the stai.- Bouse Hotel, ProprietW*
WESTERN HOTEL,
qiHE LEADING BOUSE OF BAGRsV
J_ mento, Cal. Meals,25cents WM I, \ND,
Proprietor. Free 'bus to and from hotel.
UNION HOTEL,
Second Stroot, j and K.
Conducted on the Ecropkan Plan.
FINE COMMERCIAL LUNCH SERVED
dally from 11 v. M. to BP. N
aul»tf 811, V i:v .<. MQM rENEQRO, Props.
PACIFIC HOTEL,
Corner X and Fifth Streets, Sacra thento.
pENTKALLY LOCATED and CONVBN
\j lent to all piiues ot amusement The best
family hotel in the city. The Uibl.- always
supplied with tho best the market affords.
Street ears from the depot pass the door every
tlve minutes. Meals, 2."> cents
. 0. F. SINGLETON. Proprietor.
WINDS* >R HOTEL,
Corner Righto ami .1 st roots.
TWENTY-TWO NEW ROOMS JDBT
added ana complete for occupancy. New
furniture, carpets, etc. Besi accommodations
tor families. Terms moderate. Electric cars
pass the door ■■ very six minutes.
S'-'-'-tf NEAKY A FLAHEBTY, Props.
TREMONT HOTEL,
MRS. r. BKXDENQ, Solo Proprietor.
VTKWItY FURNISHED AND RENOVATED
.LN tine lainily hotel: a well-supplied table;
airy rooms; ier:ns moderate: ac< Dminodationa
excellent. 11 ~ and 11 i J strw;. anl-3m
THE SADDLE ROCK
Restaurant and Oyster House.
IttBST-diASS HOUSE IN EVERY RE
-1 speot. Ladles' dining-room separate. Open
day and night. BUUKMANN »v CARRA
OHER, Proprietors. No. 1019 .Second Htreet.
between J and K. SamMurnto.
ALVIN HOUtSE,
180 Post Street, San Francisco.
VTRS. ELDRED-EDELMAN HAS RE
1U turned to the ALVIN HOUSE and leascl
it for a term ot yean. Will refurnish and
renovate thoroughly, and will be pleased to
see her old Datrons, au4-im
ST. DAVID'S.
715 Howard Street, near Third, San Francisco.
4 FIRST-CLASS LODGING HOTEL, CON
_r\. talninK 2(<o rooms; water and gas in each
room; no better beils m the world; n<> cut-1
allowed to u.*e the linen once us. d by another;
a large readinp-rooni; hot and cold water
baths free. Price of Rooms—Per nipht 50
and 75 cents; per week, from $:> upward-
Open all uight. R. HUGHES, Proprietor.
«3~At Market-street Ferry take Omnibus
Line of street enra for Third anri Howard.TT.S
BROOKLYN TiOTEL,
BUSH STREET, BETWEEN MONTGOM
ery and Bansome, San Francisco, con
ducted on both the European and American
I plan. This Hotel is under tho management ot
I Charles Montgomery, and is the besf, Family
i and Business Men's Hotel in San Francisco.
I Home comforts, cuislno unexcelled, first-class
service, highest standard of reepeotAbllHy
guaranteed. Board and room per uay, $1 25
to #2; single room, 50 cents to $1 per night.
Free coach to and from the Hotel. TTSa.
Ifntite, gtcebo, ©tc.
W. R. STRONG CO.,
WHOLESALE DEALEBS IN
B*ruLit and. IP:roci\j.e:<s,
SACRAMENTO. CAL.
8. GERSON & CO.,
WHOLESALE
Fruit Produce and Cemmission Merchant^
SACRAMENTO, CAX.
P. 0. Box 170.
W. H. WOOD & CO.,
Wholesale Dealers and Shippers of
California Fruits, Potatoes, Beans,
BUTTER, ETC.
Koa. 117 to 125 J Street^Sacranaentg.
CURTIS BROS. & CO.,
General Commission Merchants,
Wholesale Dealers in Fruit and Produce,
808, mo, 312 X st., Sacnunento.
Telephone 37. Posit.ffiee Box 33ft.
SJI7OENE J. GREGOHY. FBAXK QBBQOBT.
GREGORY BROS. CO.
SUCCESSORS TO (iREGORY, BARNES A
Co., Nos. 126 and li:8 I st.. Sacramento,
wholesale dealers in Produce and Fruit. Full
stocks of Potatoes, Vegetables, Green and
Dried Fruits, Brans, Alfalfa, ButttT, E^^s,
Cheese, Poultry, etc., always on hand: Orders
filled at LOWEST RATES
EBNER BROS.,
118-118 X Street, Front and Second,
Sacrum outo,
TMFORTF.RS AND WHOLESALE DEAL*
X ere in Wines and Liquor*. Agents for tha
celebrated Ponunery and Qreno Champagne.
M. CRONAN,
800 X St., and 1108-1110 Third St.,
Sacramento, Col.,
IMFORTER AND WHOLESALE DEALER
in Fine Whiskies, Brandies and Ch_m«
racne.
FELTER & CO.,
No. 410 Battory Street, San Francisco,
I MTORTERS OF AND WHOLESALE
X dealers in Wines, Liquors and Cigars. P.
O. Box 2125. San Francisco. se^-lm
POINTING ar_;^
? * ORDERS FROM THE COUNTHY PRO»«fn.Y FILLED * ■
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