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MONGOLS AND MANCHOOS
settlement of the war between China
and Japan is likely to result in a decided
•in the geography of Asia. So far
neither England nor Russia has- made any
open claims as to what they want of China,
but the ports of Asia are fiill of all sorts of
rumors. It is well known that the Rus
sians are making their surveys of the har
bors on the east coast of Korea, with an
idea of making one of them the terminus
of the trans-Siberian road, and the latest
inside news is that the English have
offered the Chinese a large sum of money
in exchange for the island of Formosa.
China can hardly hope to raise money
from her own people without a revolution
and the consequent establishment of a
Government. The empire, in fact, is
and the people neither care for
tin- war nor for the Government. In the
- of a leading business man of Shang
hai, in a letter which I have received dur
ing the past week, they consider the
trouble with the Japanese the Emperor's
on" or business. He has got into
it, they gay, now let him pet out of it.
There is iu> land in the world where taxes
• low, nor. strange as it may seem to
where the people have so much
and where the Government is to
such a large extent republican. The Chi
will not be able to pay the indemnity
oded by Japan except by giving up
or mortgaging some of their territory. The
result is, the outlying provinces of China
v ill be in the market.
l"ew people have any idea of the im
mense extent oi territory which China has
outside of the empire proper. It is larger
than the whole United States, and it is
more than all Europe. Manchuria, which
i lie northeast of China, and on the
edge of which the Japanese troops have
fighting, is equal u> ten States the size
of Ohio, or eight the size of New York.
Mongolia, further to the westward, is about
half as big as the whole United States, and
the imn ense province of Ili is about as |
large as one-third of our whole territory. ■
Thibet practically belongs to China, and it j
is about twelve times as big as New York ■
State. The Japanese gol into Manchuria
when they fought at the mouth of the ,
Yaloo River, and they have been march- j
ing through the couatry and pushing
their way up to the capital — the city !
of Moukden. It is by no means an ml- |
possibility that the Japanese may ask
for a slice of Manchuria, and if so ,
some wonders in the way of mineral wealth j
may be expected through its development.
The gold mines of Russia undoubtedly run j
down to the mountains of Manchuria and
Mongolia. There was quite a gold excite
ment in the Manchurian mountains about
four years ago, and both gold and silver
have Been found. The country is fertile,
and it surprised me to find that opium
could profitably be raised so far north. It
was introduced about thirty years atro. and
the country now produces more than a
million pounds of opium a year. It also !
good tobacco, and it has vast
f tine forests. Japan has practically
no timber left, and the country would be
Of great value to her. It would act as a
"k between China and Korea, and the I
Mikado would no longer need to fear that
the Emperor might form an alliance with
the King of Korea.
The inhabitants of both Manchuria and
Mongolia care but little for China. They
a different race, and they would ac- ,
cept the government of the Japanese quite
as r«a lily a>that of Peking. I met many
<<f these men during my stay ill Asia. I
■ came in contact with 'them in the !
Chinese capital. I traveled with them on i
my way to the great wall, and 1 saw hun- i
of them in my journeys through
Siberia. The Mongols have a market'in \
Peking. It is just back of the English lega
tion, and the houses surrounding a great,
square here are owned by them, and the j
curt is filled with camels and greasy Man
churiana. All of the trade of Manchuria
and Mongolia is carried on camels. They
-kins and bean cake from the
north down through the great wall into
China, and carry brick, tea "and all kinds
of merchandise back. I have seen 500
< amels in a single caravan slowly moving
along in single file over the country. I
have traveled for miles side oy side with
these camels, talking through an" interpeter
■with the copper-faced men and women who
rode them, and I have again and again
been threatened by the fiercer of the lead
ers as I passed them on my way through
I was surprised at the size of the Tartars.
They are big men, many of them six feet
in height, and their features are for all the
world like those of our American Indians.
Their complexion is about the same, and
their eyes are less almond in >hape than
those of the Chinese. They have fierce
which look out at you over high
cheekbones and under thick fur caps.
They dress in sheepskin, and both women
and men wear pantaloons, and the women
ride astride. I remember one girl who
] assed me on a camel. Her divided skirt
was made of sheepskin with the fur turned
inward, and her iur cap wa : - pulled well
down over her eyes. I said ''Good-day"' to
her as we passed", and her old Tartar hus
land whipped up his camel and put hi-<
hand on his knife afl I came up. I looked
him in the eye and said, "How do you do?"
He answered by mocking me and gave me
to understand that 1 had better keep away.
Had 1 not had a- good party of men around
me I doubt not that he would have as
There are no camels in the world like
Mongolian beasts. The camels of
Africa and India have short hair like that
of a fairly well groomed horse. The
climate is warm, and they need little pro
tection. These camels of Mongolia are
covered with wool which hangs in great
locks down from all parts of their bodies.
In some places it is from eight to ten
inches long, and it gives them so warm a
coat that they can stand the rigors of a
Siberian winter. For centuries this wool
lias gone to waste. It was allowed to
drop off the camels during the summer,
and it rotted by the wayside. Within the
pa.it few years, however, it has become
an article of commerce, and great bales
of it are shipped to London. I saw some
overcoats in China which were made from
it. They looked like chinchilla coats, but
they were wonderfully light and very
warm. The natural color of the wool is
a rich dark brown. It is now being used
by the Chinese in making rugs and beauti
ful carpets so soft that you seem to be
walking on velvety moss when you pass
over them are made from it. The rugs are
wonderfully cheap, and I a in surprised that
they are not shipped to the United States.
These camels have, as a rule, two humps,
which are said to be pure fat and are de
licious, if properly cooked. Their feet are
soft and spongy, and they become worn
out in traveling over the rough roads of
North China. In going through the Nan
kow Pass, about 100 miles north of Peking,
I passed over the road which has formed
the leading highway between Manchuria
and Mongolia for centuries. It is filled
with ragged granite rock and is terribly
hard on the tender-footed camels. Some
of the beasts I saw bad their feet worn to
shreds, and some of them limped terribly.
The Mongols let them go as long as
they can, and when their feet become
raw, they will patch them. They do this
by throwing the animal on its side and
tying its feet together. They next bind
his head back to his hump and then clean
out the wound and take a piece of raw cow
hide from a freshly killed beef and sew it
to the skin of the foot. Whether the skin
grows on or not I do not know, but the
camel soon recovers and builds up a new
foot under the hide. These camels are
fastened together in a caravan in a curious
way. A stick is run through their noses,
ana one end of this has a knob so large
that it cannot be pulled through. To the
other end of the stick a rope is tied, and
this rope is tied to the saddle or pack of
the camel in front, and thus a whole i
caravan is fastened together, as it were, !
with clothespins and clotheslines. It is
impossible to estimate the number of these I
camels that are in use. They are con
tinually marching through Peking. At
certain times of the year they till the roads
leading into Mongolia like fences, and you
see them everywhere on their low, measured
trot, moving across the country.
The Mongols are perhaps as dirty as any
other people in the world. Those whom I i
saw were greasy and til thy, both as to their
clothes and their persons' 1 am told they
never wasli their bodies, and seldom their
faces and hands. The poorer classes dress
in rags, but the richer wear costly gar
ments, lined with the linest lambskin. I
have a picture of a Mongolian Princess who |
was at Peking a year or so ago. Her head j
was framed in silver beads, and she had i
long tassels of silver hanging down '
from her black fur cap. 1 1 «r hair was i
done up in two long braids, which were '
pulled around over the cars and hung i
ftown over the breast. These braids are |
A MONGOL PRINCESS.
[From a photograph.]
often smeared with glue, which makes the
hair shine and keeps it in place. The t^iri
was very beautiful, and some of the
younger girls are by no means bad look
ing. They fade soon, however, and the
older women whom I saw made me think
of our Indian squaws. Tiny have no
night clothes, and they sleep in the same
garments which they use during the day.
They have no such things as stoves. A life
is built inside their tent, and the smoke
goes out at the roof. The tents are made
of skin and sometimes of cloth. They are
circular in shape, and the people huddle
up in them and sit and sleep where they
The chief business of the Tartars is cat
tle-breeding, and they have large flocks of
sheep. These sheep have fat tails, and I
saw some tails which weighed. I was told,
from thirty to forty pounds. When a sheep
is very fat'it is sometimes necessary to tie
a little sled under his tail in order* that it
may not impede him in traveling over the
ground. The Mongolian mutton is as good
as any you will find in the world, and these
fat tails are especially delicious. The Mon
gols use the. fat in making brick-tea soup.
They mash up little bricks of tea. and
when the water is boiling they put in
some of this mutton fat and milk and eat
the whole as soup. The bricks in which
the tea is made arc about ten inches
I square, seven inches wide and three inches
thick. They look like chocolate and are
sometimes made in smaller sizes. In ad
i dition to this, they eat buttermilk, curds
i and whey. They are very fond of intoi
j icating liquors, and they have a beer made
of mares' milk upon which they keep them
selves about half drunk. Their mutton is
frozen at the beginning of winter, and the
weather is so cold that it will keep until
spring. It is said in Thibet that mutton
can be kept for years. The air •is very dry
and very cold, and after a few days the
flesh becomes so dry that it can be pow
i dered with the hand and be stored away
j like flour. The Thibetans use this mutton
! without cooking, and it is said not to need
The Mongols are more religious than the
j Chinese. They may be called almost a na
tion of Buddhists, "though there are a few
Mohammedans among them. They have
a number of temples inside of Peking and
there are about 1500 of these people who
live in the Chinese capital. The biggest
monastery in Peking is owned by the
Mongols and the Thibetans. It has hun
dreds of priests, aud they are the most
intolerant and superstitious of their kind.
Foreigners are by no means safe in going
through it. They are liable to be mobbed,
and it is only by bribing and fighting that
one can get li is way out. There are three
I living Buddhas in the world. One of these
is in Lhassa, another is somewhere in Mon
golia and the other is in Peking. I became
indirectly acquainted with the brother of
the living Buddha In Peking, and 1 was
told that this Buddha was fond of cigars
and liquors, and that he now and then
went about incog., likeHaroun al Raschid.
There are numerous temples scattered
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, MAECH 10, 1895.
over Mongolia, and Thibet is said to be a
country of temples. I was within ninety
miles of Thibet during my stay in Darjil
ling, in the Himalaya mountains, and the
Thibetans whom I saw both here and in
Peking were about the same as the Mon
gols. J am told that the people of both
countries do little but swing prayer wheels,
drink whisky and keep themselves dirty.
I heard great stories about their monaster
ies and temples. Some of the Thibetan
towns are a mere collection of temples, and
some of their monasteries have copper
roofs plated with gold. Lhassa, the Thib
etan capital, has about 15,000 people, and
the most of these are priests. T*he Chinese
bulldoze the Thibetans and the Mongol
ians, and they bluff them into a sort of
dependence on them. The Thibetans and
Mongolian priests whom I saw in Thibet
were dressed in bright yellow gowns. They
were, as a rule, broad-shouldered, thick
nosed, high-cheek-boned fellows, with
small twinkling black eyes. They are
shrouded in ignorance and superstition
and they are intolerant in the extreme.
There are a number of Buddhist book
stores in Peking, and the Chinese capital
has one street which is devoted to nothing
else but bookstores. There are publishing
houses there which are devoted to the pub
lishing of Buddhist books. The books are
cut out on blocks, and are not set up from
type. Some of the editions are costly,
and some of the richer priests prefer to
have their books written out by hand.
The Mongols have but one wife, though
the richer of them often have concubines.
It is far different in Thibet, as I learned
from the famous traveler, Mrs. Isabella
Bira Bishop. Mrs. Bishop went out to
Asia on the same ship with me last year.
She expected to travel
in Korea, and she had
just returned from a
trip among the Thibe
tans. I talked with her
for some time about
the custom of poly
andry. It seems that
there is a scarcity of
women, and the aver
age female has from
four to six husbands.
If a man marries, his
wife becomes the com
mon property of his
brothers, and", though
he is the chief husband
she is the wife of the
whole lot. The woman
rules the family. She
takes charge of the
money, and she is prac
tically the governor of
the establishment. It
is only a very rich
man who is able to
have a wife to himself,
and fathers sell their
daughters to the high
est bidders. The chil
dren are regarded as
belonging to thewoman
and the fathers can lay
no claim to them.
Mrs. Bishop said that
the women seem to be
¥;ttistied with the situ
ation, and that they
rathrr pity their sisters
in other parts of the
world who can have
only one husband.
The Mongolians are
divided up into tribes,
and they are governed
from Peking. The Em
peror appoints Govern
ors-General, and all of
the tributary provinces
of China have military
governors, and there
are Chinese soldiers to
: enforce their edicts. As a rule, how
ever, the people are oppressed in
every possible way. The Government is
] corrupt, and the "mnn who can pay the
most can do as he pleases. Manchuria is
ruled by military boards. Some parts of
Mongolia have their own officials, under
the government at Peking. The province
I of Ih is ruled by a military governor, and
: in outer Mongolia there is a great llama,
much like the one at Thibet, who
1i« a sort of a Living Buddha, and
' who rules the country. He is said
;to be very rich. His capital is known
; as Urga, and it is the biggest city in Mon
golia. It contains about 30,000 people, and
these are priests. The big llama or living
Buddha is said to have 150,000 slaves, ana
,he has quite an imposing palace. The
' people reverence him, and the Chinese rule
; this part of the country through him. It
! is much the same in Thibet, and the gov
ernment is a combination of religious cor
ruption and Chinese despotism. Inner
Mongolia has a different government, and
in fact the whole of these tributary prov-
A CAMEL TRAIN.
[From a photograph.]
inces of China are managed in a way which
is practically unknown to the world. The
settlement of the present trouble will prob
ably lead to their exploration and the
world will, for the first time in its history,
have the whole of Asia open to scientific
The Judge and the Cyclist.
The other day a jocular cyclist, well
known in the Copenhagen sporting world,
had to answer a summons for riding on
the footpath leading to Lyngby church.
The judge thundered out the words, "You
have been cycling on the Lyngby church
The cyclist nodded assent.
"You'will have to pay a line of four
The accused took four coins out of his
pocket and laid them on the bar. "But
tell me, your worship, have Prince Walde
mar and Princess Marie permission to
cycle on the path in question?"
The judge rubbed his nose.
"Urn ! No, certainly not. Is this your
"Yes, your worship, and my last,"
answered the culprit.
"Well, then, I will let yon off with a
caution this time."
Our cyclist gathered up his money, made
his bow, and walked off. But when ne got
to the door the judge called out to him :
"Hulloa, you there; did you actually see
Prince Waldemar and Princess Marie rid
ing on that path?"
"I? No, your worship," replied the
cyclist, with a twinkle in his eye, and was
gone. — New York Herald.
Two orders are entitled Lily; one in
Spaiu, the other in France.
IN CHILDHOODS REALM
The Call, believing the babies to be a highly
important portio u of the> community, will de
vote a department to their interests. There
will be fashions in layettes and descriptions 01
new luxuries and comforts invented for the
The Call wishes notification of the event
whenever a child is born in the State of Cali-
THE YOUNG MELON-EATER.
[From a photograph.]
fornia, and will respond by sending to the
mother a marked copy of the paper containing
Have you not heard the poets t<>ll
How came the dainty Baby Bell
Into this world of ourg?
The gates of heaven were left ajar,
With folded bunds and dreamy eyeSi
"Wandering out of Paradise,
She saw tins planet, like a star,
Hong in the glistening depths of even-
Its bridges running to mil no,
O'er which the white-winged angels go,
Bearing the holy dead to heaven.
She touched a bridge of flowers— those feet,
So light they did not bend the bells
Of the celestial asphodels.
They fell like dew up«n the flowers.
Then all the air grew stransely sweet I
And thus came dainty Baby Bell
Into this world of ours.
At last he came, the messenger,
The messenger from unseen lands,
And what did dainty Kaby Bell?
She only crossed her little Lands,
She only looked more meek and fair!
We parted back her silken hair.
We wove the roses round her brow —
White buds, the summer's drifted snow —
Wrapt her from head to leet in flowers;
And thus went dainty Baby Hell
Out of tliis world of ours!
Thomas Bailey Aldbich.
The I,ocal Birth Rate.
A most lugubrious little volume, railed
"The Report of the Health Department,"
is to be had for the asking out at the City
Hall. It contains all the information
which the powers that be deem it neces
pary and good for the public to know re
garding the statistics of births and deaths
in the city and county of San Francisco.
It is evidently thought good for us to know
a groat deal about the deaths.
The introductory chapter of the book is an
a lphabetical list of the diseases which it is
proper to die of in this climate. The list
is very depressing reading, and one almost
despairs of there being people enough to
go around among all these terrifying and
many-syllabled complaints. All uneasi
ness on this score can be removed, how
ever, by the perusal of the succeeding chap
ters of the book. All the diseases have
found victims, some of them very many.
After the alphabetical list sorno space is
devoted to "The Monthly Distribution of
[From a photograph.]
Mortality in San Francisco." After that
there are forty-eight pages under the head
of mortuary statistics.
The report of the mortuary statistics is
followed, quite naturally, by a list of the
master and journeymen plumbers, which,
with line sarcasm, is appended without
Finding nothing in the report of
the Health Department of a more
hopeful nature than a summary
of leprosy cases and a minute descrip
tion of the same, the little book
was taken hack to the Health Ofrjce and
further information asked regarding our
t annual birth rate. With a kind but pitying
I glance the official opened the little volume
| and showed three pages of statistics of
i births under the page-headings "Mortuary
! Statistics." Here it was ascertained that
I during the fiscal year ending June, 1894,
j there were 3594 births recorded; that for
i five years ending June, 1894, the annual
i birth rate had averaged 3016.
But, taken in connection with the average
i recorded death rate of something over
6000, these figures are not much more
agreeable reading than the list of diseases
treated at the Almshouse and hospitals
during the same period.
The Half-million Club need not despair,
however, in spite of appearances. The
trouble is not that there are notasutlicient
number of births, presumably, but that
the law ordering the reporting of births to
j the authorities i* disregarded and neg
lected. The deaths are all reported, of
; necessity, and the statistics regarding mar
riages an. easy to obtain. But as to the
' births, the officials state that residents, and
t even physicians, are very remiss and care
-1 less in the matter of reporting them. An
exception to this must be made in favor of
I foreigners, especially natives of countries
where those things are most strictly and
systematically managed. The peculiar
consequence of this state of things is that
entirely too large a proportion of the cer
tificates of birth which are handed in to
the Health Department give the national
ity of the parents as foreign.
The tabulated statement? are here seri
ously at fault again- for, while they give
the race, the sex and the nativity of those
who have died, they do not give even the
sex or color of the people who are born.
Plenty of well-grown children there are
who have been born in San Francisco and
Coming From the Bath.
[From a photograph.]
yet speak only foreign tongues. Partic
ulars regarding the children are carefully
chronicled, of course, in the books where
the births are registered, but it would be
interesting to know why they are not
thought as well wortn tabulating for pub
lication as the same details regarding per
sons who have gone outside the city's
gates to return no more.
The babes are the hope of the city and
the nation, for they are American citizens
every one, and deserve a greeting in this
land that shall make it a mother's pride
and well worth her while to send a notice
to the recording ang — clerks and out into
the world that "unto us a son is born."
A Touch of Nature.
Up through the great San Joaquin Valley
a long overland train thundered one blister
ing summer day. One of the Pullman cars
was occupied mostly by weary women,
who, with quite a little party of children,
had traveled from beyond the Rockies.
At Tehachapi two young traveling men,
"fresh" in every sense of the word, came
into the car and promptly proceeded to
make themselves objectionable to such of
the ladies as chanced to be traveling alone.
One demure little maid in particular was
treated to a perfect fusillade of tender
glances. No measure of haughtiness, no
long-continued retreatings behind books
anil papers seemed to convince the invinci
ble "mashers" that their acquaintance was
not desired by this young New Englander,
nor, indeed, by any ladies in the car.
Finally the situation became so serious
that the ladies, who had come to under
stand each other pretty well during their
long journey, together formed a group in
an end of the car and were holding a per
fect council of war to determine the fate of
the offensive individuals, when a matter of
real consequence chanced to engage their
There were several babies in the car, and
they were in sore need of rest and quiet.
The jar of the train for so many days, the
incessant rumble and roar, had irritated
the nerves of the little ones, and all save
one of them showed signs of great fatigue
and even illness.
This one, a sunny-haired, jolly little
daughter of Eve. had endearea herself to
all her fqllow-passengers, and her smilos
wore the only cheery things, in sight this
last day, when all were eager and impa
tient for the journey's end.
The child was resting in her mother's
arms just now, and she was quiet as ever,
while the 01 her children fretu-d, walling
for rest. All at once the mother looked
Kitty and Her Mistress.
[From a photograph.]
down at her babe, and in an instant she
sprang up, holding the baby on her out
stretched hands and shrieking, "Look,
look, my baby, my baby!" The child was
black and writhing in dreadful convul
sions. Of course, all the women, worn
and tired as they were, began to scream
and to crowd around the mother. "It's
dying, it's dying," they said, "and can't
somebody bring a doctor?"
And then, all at once, up arose those ob
jectionable male persons. "Ladies, stand
back," said one of them, in that grave and
steady tone that commands obedience.
And "one of the men took the baby in a
pair of strong and tender arms, while the
other opened windows for a draught. To
gether they stripped off tiny shoes and
troublesome garments, they
rubbed that blessed baby with the hot con
tents of a liquor-flask. "Stand back,
ladies, and keep quiet, please," was the
only word the heroes spoke. Certain it is
that incredibly soon the baby lay with a
pink cheek pressed against a cool, fresh
pillow, her brow a little damp, but her
breathing deep and regular and her ex
pression natural and happy.
A pretty fancy that is quite new is to
choose a flower for the baby and embroider
a single tiny blossom upon each article of
the layette. A forget-me-not, a violet, a
pint daisy or a buttercup may be em
broidered with wash silks in the natural
color of the flower; and the ivory brushes,
the powder boxes and other articles that
can not be embroidered have the flower in
laid or painted upon it.
Of course every well regulated baby of
to-day has a book in which the story of its
life is recorded, and which ought to be the
source of much pleasure in later years. A
book of this sort is a charming present, and
it may be plain and strong or as elaborate
as may be.
One made to order for a favorite babe in
tbi> city is of white leather, like a bride's
book. The corners are of silver and the
book. is fastened with a silver clasp.
Another, dainty fashion is to fold a
parchment cover on the baby's book and
paint upon it a spray of apple blossoms, or
of the baby's own flower in water color.
Inside upon the blank pages must be
written the little stories of the baby's com
ings and goings, his illnesses and accidents,
his first cunning lispings and all his young
achievements. Those clever people who
succeed with a camera at home will be
sure to paste upon the pages of the book at
least one new photograph each month.
Baby in the bath, baby in the hammock,
his first steps, all the story of his develop
ment may be told in pictures and be a joy
forever to his mother at the very least.
Later Mr. Baby ought to be able to take
up the work himself; and if any one of us
possessed a library of the scraps of litera
ture we have meant to save, the pictures
that have gone astray and all the flotsam
and jetsam that should liaveteen gathered
into volumes we should be rich in lore.
Safety pins are to be had in gold and sil
ver, and tiny ones for the backs of dresses
are fastened together with slender gold
chains. Little gold studs are strung to
gether in groups of three in the sume fash
ion ; and with all these and the pretty bib
pins to choose from it is not necessary to
give the babies such absurd presents as
bracelets and useless iinger-rings.
A writer In the Bazar says that the fact
is now generally recognized that many
children are born with some visual defect
wh ich can only be remedied by the use of
glasses, and she adds that it is now no un
common sight to see toddlers in Green
away gowns with these useful articles upon
their little faces. Doubtless by this means
some trifling defect is often remedied, and
by relieving the strain the eyes are saved
from irretrievable injury.
Anti-kissing societies grow and multiply
in the land, and for this the babes have
the greatest reason to be thankful.
It is at last a breach of etiquette to offer
a babe the unpleasant compliment of a
kiss, unless you are his very near relative.
In that case you are still permitted to kiss
the little unfortunate, but if you are
thoughtful and wise 70a will at least refrain
from encroaching upon the child's comfort
and endangering his health by kissing him
upon the mouth.
■JL; . Tobacco
|be Purejt" $p?^
ever made. ff\ /"
|H THE OWL
■ |p| DRUG CO.,
y|||tl2S MARKET STREET.
OUR FRIENDS, the Retail Drt g-
gists' Association, would have
you believe, after having rob-
bed you for years, that they
are Public Philanthropists. They
should remember, however, that
whilst "They can fool all the people
some of the time, some of the peo-
ple all the time, they can't fool all
the people all the time."
Listerine ••.••.•••••................,.,......., Sso
Eagle Condensed Milk 15c
Pain Killer 20c-40c
Yale's Bust Food, $1 50 size $1 00
Arnica Tooth Soap 150
Cuticura Toilet Soap 15c
Dr. Barclay's Periodical Pills 92 00
Chicester Female Pills $1 50
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills 35c
Brandreth's and Ayer's Pills 15c
Carter's and Beecham's Pills 15c
Weyth's Extract Malt 260
Henley's Celery, Beef. Wine and Iron 750
Painter's Coca and Celery Tonic 85c
Canadian Club Whisky $1 25
Burkes Irish Whisky $ 1 25
Allen's Pure Malt Whisky 850
Hermitage Bourbon Whisky 750
Blue Grass Bourbon Whisky 91 00
Jockey Club Rye Whisky $1 23
Warner's Kidney Cure 85c
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound 75c
Plerce's Favorite Prescription 85c
Miles' Nervine 85c
Miles' Heart Cure 85c
Glasnell's Cherry Paste 30c
Calder's Dentine 15c-35c
Marian! Coca Wine $1 00
Fellows' Syrup $1 00
Pond's Extract 350
Syrup of Figs. » 35c
Angler's Emulsion 40c
Phillips' Cod Liver Oil 85c
Carlsbad Sprudel Salts 65c
I Hood's or Ayer's Sarsaparilla..... 65c
Hoger & Gallet's Perfumes $1 00
Ed Pinaud'g Perfumes $1 00
Piso Cough Cure 20c
St. Jacob's Oil 40c
Japanese Hand Warmers 6c
Punks for above, 2 for 6c
Mellin's Infant Food, large. .' 65c
Yale's Hair Tonic 65c
Yale's Skin Food, 50 size $1 00
Hoff's Extract Malt 25c
Tarrant's Hoff's Malt 25c
Allcock's Porous Plasters 100
Belladonna Plasters , 100
Hunyadi Janos Water 25c
Nestle'sitilk Food 40c
Paine's Celery C0mp0und......... 60c
Hall's Catarrh Cure 600
Bcotfs Emulsion ' 65c
SIERRA KIDNEY AND LITER CURE.
$1.00 Size 50c.
Parlor— Brocatelle, 5-plece suit, plush
Bedroom— Solid Oak Suit, French Bevel-
plate Glass, bed, bureau, washstand. two chairs,
rocker and table ; pillows, woven- wire and top
DlninK-Kooiu— 6-foot Extension Table, four
Solid Oak Chairs.
Kitchen— No. 7 Range, Patent Kitchen Table
and two chairs.
Houses furnished complete, city or country, any-
where on the coast. Open evenings.
i. FRIEDMAN & CO.,
224 to 230 and 306 Stockton
and 237 Post Street.
Free packing and delivery across the bay.
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"T»Y A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OP THE
-D natural laws which govern the operations of
digestion and nutrition, and by a careful applica-
tion of the fine properties of well-selected Cocoa-
Mr. Epps has provided for our breakfast and supper
a delicately flavored beverage, which may save us
many heavy doctors' bills. It is by the judicious
use of such articles of diet that a constitution may
be gradually built up until strong enough to resist
every tendency to disease. Hundreds of subtle
maladies are floating around us, ready to attack
wherever there is a weak point. We may escape
many a fatal shaft 1 y keeping ourselves well forti-
tied with pure blood and a properly nourished
frame."— Civil Service Gazette.
Made simplp with boiling water or milk. Sold
only in half- pound tins, by grocers, labeled thus:
JAMES EPPS A CO., Ltd., llomuiopathio
Chemists, London, England.
mills WELL-KNOWX AND RELIABLE 8P»
1 clalisc treats PRIVATK CHRONIC AND
NERVOUS DJtiBA'SUS OF MEN ONLY. He stops
Discharges: euros s:«hv< illood and .Skin Diseases,
Bores and Swelling*: Nervous Debility, Impo-
tence and other weaknesses of Manhood.
lie corn-its tbe Secret Errors of Youth and their
terrible effects, Loba of Vitality, Palpitation of the
Heart. Lone of Memory, Despondency and other
troubles of mind and body, caused by the Error*
Excesses and Diseases of Boys and Men.
He restores Lost Vitor and Maul? Power, re-
moves Deformities and restores the Organs tc
Heel:h. He also cures Diseases caused by Mer-
cury and other Poisonous llruci. -
Dr. MaXultv's methods are regular and scien-
tific. He uses no patent nostrums or ready-mad*
preparations, but cures the disease* by thorougti
tneMcM treatment, His New Pamphlet on Prt-
rate Diseases .sent Free to all men who describe
their trouble. Patient* cured at Home. Terms
Hours— 9 to 3 dally; 6:30 to 8:S0 evenings. Sun-
days, 10 to 1" only. Consultation fre« and sa-
credly confidential. Call en or address
P. BOSCOK McNDLTY, M. D.,
K.-mny St., San Francisco, Cat.
*3* Beware of stranger* who try to talk to yon
about your disease on the streets or elsewhere.
They are cappers or steerers for swindling doctors.
THE PALACE HOTEL OCCUPIES AN EN-
-1 tire block in the center of San Francisco. • It is
the model hotel of the world. Fire and earthquake
proof. Has nine elevators. Every room is large,
light and airy. The ventilation is perfect. A bath
and closet adjoin every room. Ail rooms are easy
of access from broad, iiuiii corridors. The central
court, Illuminated by electric light, its immense
glass roof, broad balconies, carriage-way and trop-
ical plants are features hitherto unknown in Amer-
ican hotels. Guesta entertained on either the
I American or European plan. The restaurant la
! the finest in the city. Secure rooms In advance by
I telegraphing. THE PALACE HOTEL,
I San Francisco, Cal.