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THE ROAD TO BE OPENED.
That Which is to Cross the Harvey
The Supervisors Decline to Allow
Damages Beyond the Sum
The proposed new road over the Har
vey ranch, near Gait, was the chief
topic of discussion before the Board of
Supervisors yesterday. Mr. Harvey is
the non-consenting land owner interest
ed in the matter. That is, he has
claimed the road would not only be of
no benefit to him, but a positive in-'
jury, as it would divide his land. He
has not objected to the road being
opened, but if it was he would expect
to be paid for the damage it would do
to his property, and originally placed
the sum at .$2,000.
The viewers reported in favor of al
lowing Mr. Harvey $650, but when the
matter was before the Supervisors some
time ago definite action was deferred
until Mr. Harvey could be heard on the
Yesterday he appeared before the
board, accompanied by Attorney R. T.
Devlin. The latter addressed the board
on behalf of Mr. Harvey and said that
rather than have it said that he was not
disposed to be liberal in the matter he
would accept $I*2oo for the damage
the cutting up of his land would entail.
But if the road were laid out it would
be necessary to construct a bridge over
a swale that afforded a natural drain
age for the land.
Chairman Morrison said the board
would attend to that matter —that Mr.
Harvey had nothing to fear. The county
oannot interfere with or obstruct a. nat
ural drainage course.
Mr. Harvey then explained that the
course of the road, as laid out, would
not be straight. He would as soon give
sixty-six feet in width as forty, and
would ask no more damages therefor.
Mr. Devlin said that if Mr. Harvey
wanted to cut up his land to .sell it,
that would be one thing, but as It is he
preferred to keep it in one piece. Any
expert would allow him several thou
sand dollars damages for putting the
proposed road through the land. But
he only asked for consequential dam
ages for the cutting of his land in two.
It was not an acreage proposition—the
mere value of the land taken cut no fig
ure. The State can condemn land for
pirblic use, but allows damages. It
Is not a fair proposition to say to a man,
"I want one acre of your land and will
pay you its value. Would it be fair to
take a certain number of acres out of
the middle of Mr. Harvey's land and
pay him $85 an acre for it? It would
be the duty of the public to make him
whole for consequential damages."
Mr. Harvey doesn't want the road,
said Mr. Devlin, but if the people out
there and the Supervisors demand it,
it would only be right to compensate
him for damages. H? is willing to con
cede much for the public benefit, but
if not allowed a reasonable compensa
tion for the injury to his property he
will have to go to the courts for it.
This would entail expense on the county,
for any fair jury would give him much
more than he is willing to accept.
There are already roads over the'prop
erty, used by the public, but probably
a county road would be preferable.
Supervisor Jenkins said the people
were tired of opening gates. The era of
gat.--opening had passed. If a man is
lucky enough to own a large tract of
land, is it right for him to Inconven
ience the public?
Mr. Devlin conceded that the road is
needed, but all that Mr. Harvey asked
was fair treatment. Ihe burden should
not be borne by him, but by everyone.
He concedes much, because he desired
the good will of his neighbors. But he
should have a fair compensation for his
loss, and If he cannot get it he must
rely on the courts.
Mr. Harvey told the Supervisors that
he and his father before him, hail given
much land for roads. He was willing to
always act generously with the county
in such matters. The 9650 allowed him
by the viewers was not fair. The fenc
ing required would cost nearly or quite
that sum, and he would have another
line of fence to keep in repair.
Chairman Morrison thought the pro
posed road would be a benefit to Mr.
Harvey, instead of a damage.
After some further discussion the
board declined to increase the sum
recommended by the viewers and
adopted the report. Supervisor Jenkins
was instruct'd to confer with the Dis
trict Attorney in the matter of having
the road opened.
On Thursday evening the first "trolley
T?rty" of the season v as given by Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Ha v. ley. The newly
fitted up car of the Electric Railway
Company was chartered by them for the
e\ening, and with a number of invited
friends a trip was made out to East
I ark, then to Oak Park, and subse
qu-ntly over the rest of the company's
system. The weather outdoors was de
lightful, and all the members' of the
Those composing the party were: Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Hale, Colonel and Mrs.
Ed R. Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Bo&te, Mr. and Mrs. Carr, Mr. and Mrs.
V. 11. Pierce-. Mr. and Mrs. William
Skeels, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Hadley, Mr.
and Mrs. H. A. Fairbank, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert H. Hawley, Mrs. x. w. otis,
Mr*. W. M. Si. b b.ns, .Mrs. C. Holliday,
Miss Nellie Siddons. Miss Maye Carroll,
Miss Grace Spilman. Miss Lillie Evans,
II M Minnie Richardson, M. W. C. Cha
ptn. Dr. W. C. -It- ith. William M. Sims,
Miss Elizabeth Holliday, R. O. Kim
brough and C. W. Tozer.
The company has placed the "trolley
party** car in charge of O. I. Dodge,
who will accompany it on all its outings,
assisted by one of the most competent
motormen in the company's employ.
Mho car is hands.uu'dy draped with
bunting and has twenty inside incan
descent lights. It is attached to a motor
car, and when engaged by a party is to
be at their disposal for the entire even
ing. It has already been engaged for
two evenings next week, and negotia
tions are pending with other parties.
Miss Ethel Mclaughlin gave a lawn
party t > her young friends and the
"Rosebud Club at her home at 1*321
Secend street last evening. The chib
is composed of eight little girls, and the
party was the one closing the season.
The beautiful lawn was tastefully dec
orated and hung with sjaudily colored
Chinese lanterns. Refreshments were
served and the little people thoroughly
enjoyed themselves. Those present
were: August Biewener. Henry Biewe
ner, Fritz Biewener, Edwin Heilbron,
"Nat Dome, Carl Lewis, Gus Carroll,
George Heitman, Herbert Pierson. He
dena Biewener, Florence McLennan,
E:'*rh Kir??, Ethel McLiughlin. Elmer
Heitman, Edith Hellbron, Edna, Crouch,
• * *
The many young friends of Miss Bur
nice Asher assembled at the residence of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Asher,
002 P street, yesterday afternoon, the
occasion being the sixth birthday of the
little miss. The afternoon was spent in
games, and after partaking of light re
freshments the guests departed, wish
ing Miss Burnice many happy birth
day anniversaries. Those present were:
Misses Ruth Gillis, Clara Jackson, Em
ily Gillis, Erma Hoffelt, Hazel Graham,
Margie May, Clara Kelly, Mabel Gillis,
Alma Kelly, Ethel Hoffelt, Matilda Mc-
Culloms, Ada Beer, Margaret Doherty,
and Burnice Asher. Masters Robert
Gageby, Albert May, Bruce Johnston,
Louis Sanders, Chanes and Louis Asher.
H. R. McNoble of Stockton is at the
T. J. Dunn came down from Chico
yesterday to cool off.
Mrs. S. A. Smith left for Stockton for
a few weeks visit to her sister, Mrs. H.
Misses Rowena and Minnie Steven
son have joined the happy throngs at
W E. Wicker of the Chicago, Milwau
kee and St. Paul Railway was in the
Miss Nettie Chapman left yesterday
for the southern part of the State, where
she will spend the summer.
Mrs. A. W. Hodge lias gone to Pasa
dena for a two months' visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Wagener.
Judge A. P. Catlin and daughter Ruth
left yesterday for Oakland, where Miss
Catlin will spend some time visiting
Governor Budd has gone over to
Stockton to remain several days and E.
D. McCabe, his Private Secretary, has
gone to Bartlett Springs.
Miss Carrie Theiss has left for the
Siskiyou Mountains to spend the sum
mer with her aunt, Mrs. C. Spannans,
who lives near Klamath Hot Springs.
M. J. Burkes Son Loses His Life
Henry Burke, the fourteen-year-old
son of M. J. Burke, an employe of the
Southern Pacific Company's black
smithing department, was drowned yes
terday in one of the sloughs beyond the
north levee, near the Twelfth-street
He and a companion named Shaw
went over there to bathe, and they
finally got beyond their depth. The
Shaw boy managed to get out, but his
companion went down and was drowned.
At last accounts last evening the body
had not been recovered, but it may
have been later on, as the slough is not
very deep and there is no current.
Never a summer passes that boys are
not drowned in some of these treacher
ous sloughs or the river, but as boys
will go a-sw miming, these fatalities are
certain to occur.
Arrivals at the Golden Eagle Hotel
yesterday: S. S. Gould, St. Louis; Max
Maxer, John Drew, Miss Barrymore,
Miss Annie Irish, Miss Maud Adams
and maid, Miss Gladys Wallis, Mrs. An
nie Adams, Sam Meyers, Herbert Sy
ling, Arthur W. Byron, Frank E. Lamb,
Lewis Baker, New York; Sam Caro, H.
B. Gist, H. S. Smith, E. A. Rix, B. E.
Mott, San Francisco; H. R. McNoble,
The Democrats last evening fired a
salute of twenty-one guns by way of
celebrating the nomination of Bryan at
Chicago for the Presidency.
What's the firm' for." asked a Dem
ocrat of one of the old warhorses.
"Why, for Bryan, of course!" was the
"Well, an* who the hell's Bryan?"
asked the other.
At the meeting last evening of Cali
fornia Temple, No. 1, Rathbone Sisters,
the following officers were installed:
A<ia Cox, I. C; Emma Morill, M. E. C;
Maud Shehan, E. S.; Lidia Olfield, E.J.;
Adelaide Waterland, IL of T.; Georgia
Guthrie, M. of R. and C; Lizzie Tib
bets, M. of F.; Mary Lytte, P. of T;
Amanda Thompson, G. of O. T.
Working Night and Day.
Siller Brothers, who have the con
tract for erecting the new Breuner
building on X street, between Sixth
and S* v. nth. have two shifts of work
in- n engaged in taking down the old
buildings. By the aid of electric lights
the work is continued during the nights.
Found Dead Yesterday.
Yest< rday morning a man who has
i a number of years followed mining
lor li\ tlhood was found dead in his
cabin near Folsom. The Justice of the
p, lc* at that i >int held an inquest on
the remains last evening.
A third Operation for appendicitis will
be performed on James Touhey, the
well-known contractor, to-day. These
. i • ,; :• OS are always severe, and Mr.
I*l y's family and friends are natu
rally anxious over the possible results.
Cut Over the Eye.
While swimming in the river yester
day morning Clarence McMahon, 12
fears Ot ace, was accidentally struck
d\ r the eye with a heavy iron nut
thrown by a companion from the bank.
An ugly gash was the result.
Died of Heart Disease.
A waiter nam-.1 Gus Podginfold (or
something like it), who had been cm
l lo; ed us various hotels and restau
rants here for several years past, died
suddenly yesterday ol heart disease.
To dream that you are flea-bitten ln
dicates that your enemies will cause
you great annoyance.
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SACRAMEKTO DAILY KECOBD-TTNKXff, SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1896.
MURDERED FOR A TRIFLE.
Joseph Mitchell Slain by Daniel Graves,
The Awful Crime Committed Because
the Young- Man Saw Fit
Shortly after 9 o'clock last night a
well-known young man, Joseph Mitch
ell, was shot and instantly killed at
Twelfth and P streets by an eccentric
character who is known as "Whistling
Pete," but whose name Is Daniel
Graves, a gardener who is well along in
Mitchell, his young brother Edward
and two or three others were in front of
Ilanlon's grocery store talking on vari
out matters, when Graves passed by,
going in the direction of Thirteenth
street. Edward Mitchell was whistling
in an ordinary manner, and after pass
ing Graves returned and said:
"I'll not have any more of this whist
ling, and I want It stopped!"
"Can't a man whistle on this corner?"
asked Joseph Mitchell, who was leaning
against a post.
"Well, I'll be d d if I'll have any
of it!" returned Graves, and with that
he started to walk on up the street.
Edward Mitchell, who was sitting
upon a chair just outside the sidewalk,
kept on with his whistling. After going
about twenty yards Graves turned
around and once more approached the
"I tell you this whistling has got to
"This is a free country, isn't it?" in
quired Joseph Mitchell, who was still
leaning against the post, and nearer to
the man than either of his companions.
"Well, I won't have it! You can't
blow any wind into me!" retorted
Graves, and without another word he
whipped a revolver from his pocket and
lired a shot at Edward Mitchell, who
was still sitting on the chair.
Joseph Mitchell appeared to take in
the situation at a glance and sprang at
Graves, evidently intending to disarm
him, but the latter proved too strong,
and in a second's time had pinned his
victim against the side of the store,
raised his revolver and shot at him.
Without a sign, word or tremor, Jo
seph Mitchell pitched forward to the
The two friends of the murdered man
were on their feet In an instant, and
Edward Mitchell rushed inside and se
curing a revolver from behind a coun
ter, rushed out, but was met by the pro
prietor of the store, who took the weap
on from him, saying:
"There's been enough of this, Ed."
In the meantime Graves had started
up P street toward Thirteenth, running
as fast as posible, and was soon out of
Just at this time, and before a crowd
had gathered, a woman came swiftly
from towards Thirteenth street, and one
of the men said:
"My God! It's his mother! Take her
It was indeed the mother of the mur
dered man, and as soon as she learned
what had been done she went into hys
terics. She was carried to her home
near by, where a physician was called
in to give her necessary attention.
The aim of the murderer had been
true, and the ball striking the left side
of the chin of Graves' victim, ranged
downward, entering the breast through
the neck. Death was instantaneous.
The police patrol wagon was soon on
the ground and the murdered man re
moved to the Coroner's office, while
Officer Fisher, soon afterward joined by
Officers Wilson and Talbot, took up the
trail of the murderer.
Graves has been in Sacramento a
number of years, and while known to
be eccentric, he was thought to be harm
less. His main hobby appears to have
been that everyone whistling was doing
so with the intention of blowing him
full of wind, so that he would float away
like a balloon.
The murderer has a plot of ground
rented between Fourteenth and Fif
teenth streets, on P. When not engaged
at gardening he works from house to
house, cutting grass and doing odd jobs.
He is a rather tall, wiry man, wears red
side whiskers, and is apparently about
45 years old. He frequently stopped
strangers on the street who chanced to
be whistling, and ordered them to stop.
Joseph Mitchell lived with his mother,
sister and brothers on P street, near
Fourteenth, and was a painter by trade.
He was a quiet, industrious young man,
a member of the local military (or was),
and was well thought of by all that
knew him. He was about 28 years old
and unmarried. His father met his
death by falling from the Cathedral
seme years ago, on which he was em
ployed as a painter.
The officers first went to the shanty
in which the eccentric murderer made
his home, but he was not to be found.
From there t hey went to a barn in a field
of corn at Eighteenth and R streets,
which they surrounded, believing that
he was inside, as he was often known
to pass his idle time there. It was be
lieved the man was desperate and would
make a strong light before he surren
But the search in the barn provedun-
availing, and all trace seemed to have
been lost of the assassin for some time.
Shortly before midnight several young
men visited the Police Station and re
ported that they had passed a man in
Capitol Park answering to the descrip
tion of Graves. He was going aimless
ly along mumbling to himself, "I did it!
I did it! and I'd do it again!"
This was characteristic of the assas
sin, who often talks to himself, and the
officers (elt certain that they were on
the right trail. They hop* d to locate
the cruel assassin and lodge him safe
behind the walls of the City Prison be
The mother, sisters and brothers of
the murdered youth are nearly dis
tracted from grief.
At the Clunie Opera-house this after
noon at o'clock, to-night at 8 and to
morrow night for the last times the rat
tling comedy "Lords of Creation, or
Fink Dominoes." Some changes have
been made in the cast. Miss Dallas is
now the Sophie Greythorne, while Miss
Yantes is Rebecca, the demure serving
maid, and a charming one she is, better,
it must be confessed, than was Myra
Davis, whose engagement with the com
pany has expired. J. J. Dowling has also
retired. Mr. Dowling made but one ap
pearance and did not meet expectation.
Despite the heat and the discom
fort of indoors, there was a good au
dience at the Metropolitan Theater last
night to see John Drew and Maud Ad
ams, with tine support, in the new com
edy, "Christopher, Jr." The play is a
very pretty and very witty one, rather
too long- drawn in dialogue, but it is
acted so charmingly, and is so human
in its interest and natural in its hu
mor, that the audience readily forgives
the length of the dialogue.
Manager Todd is having both theaters
wired for electric lighting, the work on
the Opera-house having already begun.
The Metropolitan will be taken in hand
next. It entails heavy expense, but it
will repay by the bettered temperature
and atmospheric conditions that will re
sult, and hence better attendance at the
The Bond Question.
There was to have been a meeting of
the City Trustees last evening to con
sider matters connected with the city
debt, but owing to the absence of Judge
Holl, attorney for the commission, the
meeting was postponed.
Chamber of Commerce.
On Thursday evening next the Cham
ber of Commerce will hold an important
meeting. The resignation of Secretary
Katzenstein will be acted on, among
The Brewers will hold their annual
picnic at East Park next Sunday. They
are making arrangements for a first
class time, and expect to have it.
Bones of an Extinct Animal Un
earthed in a Quarry.
A skeleton not unlike a mammoth,
and very much unlike any of the ani
mals of the present day indigenous to
this region, has been unearthed in West
Philadelphia. The scientists ln the Wis
tar Institute of the University of Penn
sylvania are now making an investi
gation, in hopes of definitely fixing the
age, origin and species of the strange
The skeleton was unearthed April
9th by workmen at Pemberton's stone
quarry at Fifty-fifth street and Wytalr
using avenue. The men had put in a
big blast, and after the smoke had
cleared away they found a most curious
state of affairs. The stone bank that
had been disturbed evidently formed
the front wall of a cave that ran back
underground some thirty feet, says the
The walls of the cavern had been per
fectly formed. In the center of the pit
stood a skeleton. It was larger than
that of any animal the men had seen.
Four great tusks stood out from the
bony jaw, and some of the teeth that
sfccod in two well-formed grinning rows
were six inches in length. The smallest
tooth was two and one-half inches In
length and about an inch square. Most
of the bones were in a perfect state of
preservation. Near the skeleton was
what looked like a human skull.
The bones were taken out and put in
a pile. Unfortunately no guard was
placed over them, and crowds of peo
ple who visited the spot on Sunday
carriecl many of the bones away as
When Dr. Milton Greeman, curator
of the Water Institute, visited the
cave yesterday several important bones
were missing. What was left of the
skeleton was, however, taken to the
institute for investigation. Dr. Gree
man said that in many respeots the an
imal looked like a rhinoceros. The for
mation of the head was not unlike that
of a large bear. As the bones lay yes
terday it was almost impossible to say
whether they belonged to one or more
animals. But the men who saw the
skeleton first are positive that there
was only one. Dr. Greeman thinks the
animal too small and too young to
have been a mastodon. The bones were
not over 400 or ."00 years old. The
skull that was found near by was evi
dently that of an Indian.
The rocks in the neighborhood of the
quarry axe of limestone formation.
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Home's Committee on Admission and Dis
charge meet every 'Wednesday from 9 to
11 a. m. All applications must be made at
such time. M. 1). LORD, Secretary.
CABINET PHOTOS $2 per dozen at
Hodson's, 813 X street.
IF YOU WISH any of the following
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS. — ESTATE <>X
THOMAS M. LINDLEY, deceased.-Notice
is hereby given by the undersigned,execu
tors of the last will and testament of said de
ceased, to the creditors of and all persons
having claims against the said deceased, to
exhibit them, with the necessary vouchers,
within ten (ith months after the ilrst publica
tion of this notice to the said executors, at
the store of Lindley .v Co., -20 to 220 X street,
Sacramento City, Cal., the same being tne
place for the transaction of the business of
the said estate, in the County of Sacramento,
State of California. D. A. LINDLEY,
W. A. BHIOOS,
Executors of tbe estate of T. M. Lindley, de
ceased. , _
Dated at Sacramento, Cal., July 11, 1896.
Denson & t>e Haven, Mills building, San
Francisco, attorneys for executors. jyll-otS
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BOTH BROKE THE RECORDS.
Professional and Amatenr Hammer-
Tom Carroll Beats the Former, and
Robert G. Edgren the
Tom Carroll, the Scotch athlete, broke
his own world's professional records at
hammer-throwing in this city yester
day. He thrftw a ICVi-Potund hammer
153 feet 6 inches, and a 12-pound
3-ounce hammer 183 feet 6 inches. The
record (his own) for the 16-pound ham
mer was 146 feet.
At the same time Robert Edgren of
the State University beat the world's
amateur records by throwing the 16
--pound hammer 146 feet, and the 12
--pounder 174 feet 3 inches.
The previous amateur record for the
16-pound hammer was held by J. S.
Mitchell of New York, and was 145 feet
%of an inch. The previous amateur
record for the 12-pound hammer was
164 feet 2 inches, held by W. L. Coudon
Yesterday's performances were wit
nessed by a number of persons, and in
both cases were sworn to before a No
tary Public. Following is the affidavit
in Carroll's case, and that in Edgren's
case is similar:
"We, the undersigned, certify that
Thomas Carroll, a member of the Cale
donia Club of San Francisco, made the
following hammer records at Sacra
mento July 10, 1896, and. we further
certify that such records were made by
throwing said hammers from a seven
foot circle, with turn; that the length of
the handle did not in any instance ex
ceed four feet over all, including the
"And we further certify that the
weights of the hammers hereinafter
given to be correct; that the ground on
which the records were made is level,
and that the wind did not assist him in
any w r ay.
"Weights of hammers, 16% pounds;
distance, 153 feet 6 inches; 12-pound
3-ounce hammer, 183 feet 6 inches.
"Referee, Hugh J. MoKenzle of San
Francisco; scorer, Isadore Alexander of
Sacramento; measurers — Samuel A.
Rice, J. C. Fraser, D. E. Kerr, all of
Sacramento; witnesses—Joseph F. Hill.
Jr., H. C. Kelsey, Myer Clark and Ed.
M. Donnelly, all of Sacramento.
"Subscribed and sworn to before W.
W. Coons, Notary Public."
On July 23d, 24th and 25th one of the
grandest indoor bicycle tournaments
ever given on the Pacific Coast will be
held at New Pavilion, Fifteenth and N
streets. This will be a treat to all ad
mirers of bicycling. *
By adding 20 drops of Dr. Slegert's
Angostura Bitters to every glass, dis
eases from drinking polluted water are
AX EAST F=»ARK,
Sunday, July 19, 1896.
ADMISSION, 35 CENTS. Jyll-2tS
L Lyon, Treasurer Sacramento County,
For Term Ending June 30, 1890.
Balance January Ist §157,9
State and county taxes. ..£152,389 91
Special school tax Sacra
mento City £15,158 79
Elder Creek 7 53
Richland 18 02
County Clerk... §3,875 90
C o v nty Re
corder 2,413 40
Sheriff. 231 99
School Sup't 78 03
Fines 802 0)
Personal property tax 4,263 (i 9
State poll tax 5.517 10
Road poll tax 1,659 20
Railroad tax, i5>7.«5.252 6 >
Railroad tax, 1895.. siaOß 68
Stele School money 49,618 20
State land 4 16
ErrorS. and c. tax collec
tions, 1894 193 24
Inheritance tax 624 67
Premiums State Fair 250 00
Donations to immigra
tion fund 10!) 50
Sales from Hospital farm 485 35
Hoard of patients 38 00
Ment of school building.... 40 81
Sale of old lumber 20 00
Sale of wood 30 00
Duplicate claims 240 25
>taie redemptions 226 78
Slate Reform School 148 25
School entertainments.... 13 30
S. and O. land assess
ments 141,124 13
County license 20,160 00 410,179 01
Total amount 1668,175 37
State fund £73,845 04
General fund 46,-549 81
Hospital fund 21,535 39
Road Dist. 4 £5,081 48
> Road Dist. 5 5,816 02
General road 2,163 76 13,061 26
City 8.37,207 49
Country sch'ls 30,979 34
Sinking and Interest
Bonds, 1859 £6,168 00
liouds, 1888.... 1,600 00
Bonds, 1882 19,702 50
Bonds, 1893.... 4,597 50
Bonds, 1895 1,781 25 £33,849 25
Salary fund £26,148 50
Liw Library fund 278 00
Estate of deceased
persons 2,493 64
S. and O. Land lund.. 140,523 82 £446,471 54
Apportioned as follows:
state fund £2,742 03
General fund 21,194 71
Hospital fund 12,670 07
City SH3BB 18
Country 13,656 57 £18,024 70
Road fund £7,878 20
Sinking and Interest—
Bonds, 1858 £1,961 06
Bonds, 1888 1,752 25
Bonds, 1882 7,494 88
Bonds, 1883 3,023 05
Bonds, 1895 4,099 36 £18,331 10
Salary fund g$ 22
Law Library fund 215 94
S. and O. Land fund.. 6,330 55
Unapportioned fund. 4,307 31
County Bonds Outstanding—
Bonds of 1859,6 per ct. ii 0.5,000 00
Bonds oflBBB, 4 per LtJ 80,000 00
Bondsot 15!.2,4'a prct. 194.000 00
Bonds of 1893,4 V., prct. 68,000 00
Bonds of 1895, i% prct. 95,000 00 £542,000 00
Balance In sinking
and interest fund... £18,331 10
Less accrued interest 11,932 50 £0,398 60
Balance $535,601 40
K. LYON, Country Treasurer.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
10th day of July, 1886.
(Seal.) R W. B. HAMILTON, Clerk.
DO YOU AGREE?
A picture of a factory on
the wall looks very well,
but brings nothing to the
town. A business like ours
(If you don't believe it come
and count them)
Is a Good Thing,
Push It Along
BY PATRONIZING US
WE SELL AS CHEAP
AS THE CHEAPEST.
SHIRTS TO ORDER
OF ALL KINDS.
Steam Laundry and Shirt Factory,
528 tJ STREET.
YOU CAN'T WEAR THEM
Scfaaw, Ingram, Batcher k Co.,
211 TO 219 J STREET.
SUCCESSOR TO \
Horace Crocker I Co.
I have the best of
wheels to rent,
and guarantee all
of my repair work.
; 913 X Street, Opposite Turner Hall
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§ A MOVE Q\. I
'..j From the 10th inst. we n
' will move to our new i
I FIFTH AND K. |
h The building is not g|
•f finished, but customers I
J will receive as careful at- Eg
I tention as circumstances |g
~j will allow. If any lack 1
. -1 of attention should occur 3
during these last few 3
days at the old store we I
\ will make it up later.
I JOHN T. STOLL. |
CI/UNIB OPERA HOUSE.
J. H. Todd Lessee and Manager
Every evening this week with Saturday
The Davis-rioulton Company,
In the Great London Comedy,
LORDS OF CREATION,
Or Pink Dominos.
PRICES—IOc, -200. .'lOc.
Elegant Furniture, Curtains, Carpets, Etc
SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1896. AT 10
a. m.. Bell & Co. will sell, on the premises,
northwest corner Third and X streets, the
most elegant lot of Household Goods ever
offered in this city, consisting in part of
two highly finished Bedroom Suites of the
latest style, Turkish Chairs, Fine Parlor
Suit in Silk Tapestry, elegant Sideboard,
superior Point Lace Curtains, down
Quilts and Pillows, extra tine Carpets and
Bugs, best China Toiletware, tine Steel
Range, etc. These goods are all of the
best makes and styles. Terms cash.
BELL & CO., Auctioneers.
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS.
Meeting of the Board of Equalization
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
city of Sacramento will meet as a City
Board of Equalization on the first Monday
in July. ISW. at 1 o'clock p. m., to examine
the assessment roll and equalize the as
sessment of property in the city and will
continue in session for that purpose from
time to time until the business of equaliza
tion is disposed ot, bul not later than the
third Monday in July, 1896.
CHA S. E. LEONARD,
President of Board of Trustees.
M. J. Desmond. City Clerk. jyS-Gt
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