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HAVE AGREED ON A FORM OF POOLING.
Valley Road Trustees
Will Have Almost
The Lease of China Basin
Will Probably be Signed
STOCKTON STOUTLY UEGES
San Jose Will Be Given a Hear
ing on Next Tuesday
The principal topic of discussion at the
meeting of the valley road directors yester
day was the form of pool hy which it is
proposed to secure and preserve the road
as a competing line, and a copy of which
THE DIRECTORS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY RAILROAD.
•was submitted to the board by Attorney
Preston, who had charge of the important
duty of drawing tip the document.
The result of their deliberations was the
adoption of a resolution indorsing the
plan and the next action will be to submit
the form to a meeting of the stockholders,
which will be called soon for this purpose,
and also for the additional purpose of
naming the persons who shall act as
The directors refused to allow the form
of the trust agreement to be published yes
terday, but from the best information ob
OFFICIAL OUTLINE OF THE PROPOSED DEPOT SITE FOR THE SAN JOA^UIN VALLEY RAILROAD.
[From drawings made by Howard C. Holmes, C. E.; Carl Uhlig, delineator. .]
tamable the plan will follow that of the
Wisconsin Central road, an outline of
•which was given in these columns several
It is said that by the terms of this agree
ment the trustees will exercise autocratic
power in determining the policy of the
road, each stockholder binding himself to
surrender to those officials all his rights as
Precautions are taken to guard the inter-
Highest of all in Leavening Power. — Latest U. S. Gov't Report
"• '" ' ' ' ABSOLUTELY PURE ' '
city, ostensibly to consider the big Victor dam,
but It is thought that he is also here on busi
ness connected with the new road.
In this connection it is a matter of rumor in
railway: circles that there are negotiations
under way with the Santa Fe Company to form
an agreement to work in harmony in case the
proposed road should be extended to a connec
fl , ..-,.. , — ».— . . | ion with the Atlantic and Pacific.
ests of the stockholders, however, but it is j some color is lent to this rumor by the fact
the opinion of one of the directors at least i that Colonel ' Bridges has had several confer
there is an unguarded loophole in the j ences with James Campbell, a veteran railway
document' which might in certain cases builder, who has conducted the work of most
prove embarrassing to say the least. ° f the Santa Fe's extensions in Southern Cali
"This document" said the p-pntlomnn fornia, and has oiten acted in a confidential
mis document, said tne gentleman capaC ity for that corporation. While no official
referred to. but who declined to permit his J confirmation can be had of the report there are
name to be made public, "states the duties j a number of indications that there is some
of the directors plainly enough, but there j basis for the story.
aaS^ffi^Se^aSeJi^^L^^^ S^™* £? yesterday that
Sa^wsli b a r d°Si a e bol^ E£SK2?sra sets
We of the trust is but ten years, and alter S"?!}!*?. 1 ny h negotiations in itS interest,
the trustees are appointed we might find Tne dispatch, he declared had no founda
ourfa V ; ce W hanOtherMOSeGUnStCa3eOn So W rnany V !» q uirie S are constantly being
The general terms of the trust are known ma< *e as *° the personnel of the board of
to some of the stockholders, and the lira- *?*£* s n^™^ ♦?** that short - M "
itation of the life of the same to ten years Kfcs of , the gentlemen comprising
is suggested as ill advised. It is claimed that body are herewith appended:
that so short a time will be likely to only Claus Spreckels, president of the new rail
place the road upon a substantial footing, road company, has been a resident of Cali
and that at the expiration of the document J°, a since 185« and was eminent in mercan
nothintr will nrevpnr thp Southern Vr>oit\n. i llle llfe lon S before he assumed his present
notningn ill present the bout Hern Pacific | prominence as chief promoter and subscriber
or any other antagonistic force from step- in this notable undertaking. His success and
ping in and gobbling up the road. World-wide fame as a sugar refiner, the result
Stockton sent down a delegation yester- of the great perseverance, push and judgment
day in the persons of P. A. Buelf H J with which he is .endowed, bespeak for the
Cockran and D. H. Rosenthal, to give the new enterprise a rapid completion which will
hoard an nnrlinp nf what nm?rP«Xt\.itr bring the relief to our State so much longed for.
board an outline ot what progress that city Mr . spreckels says of himself: "I have never
had made in the work of raising subscrip- made a failure."
tions, and also to make a statement of the W. F. Whittier, long the head of the great
right-of-way privileges which were at the firm of Whittier, Fuller & Co., in which he
disposal of the road if it should build to accumulated a substantial fortune, is the active
that city vice-president and able coadjutor of Mr.
After'the committee had concluded its ?P r^ckels and his fellow directors in the organ-
Aiierine committee naa concluded its i zat ion of the new road, contributing gener
mission the board determined to send En- ously of his means to aid it, in the faith that
gineer Storey up to Stockton one day nezt
week to look over the ground, and'a few
days after the board will also take a trip to
that point and investigate the facilities
San Jose will be given a hearing on
Tuesday afternoon next. C. M. Morton
of that city appeared before the board yes
terday and requested that a date be set at
which a delegation from his city would ob
tain an audience, and the day mentioned
was set apart for that purpose.
Mr. Morton says they now have about
$150,000 promised in San Jose, Palo Alto,
and other towns lying between this city'and
the first-named place.
"We can raise $500,000 easily in the terri
tory mentioned," said he, "if we can only
be given some assurance upon which we
A morning paper yesterday published
the following dispatch:
Los Angeles, March 20.— Colonel Lyman
Bridges, who has toured prominently in the
proposed San Joaquin Valley Railway,' Is in the
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1895.
his own large investments and others through"
out the State will be indirectly enhanced
greatly in value thereby.
John D. Spreckels Is the oldest son and able
assistant of his father, and manager of great
enterprises in sugar, steamships, etc. He is
likely to be called upon to take an important
part in the management of the Kan Francisco
and San Joaquin Valley Railway. His tried
ability, experience and judgment will not be
lost in the new field of enterprise.
Charles Holbrook has been for nearly a half
century a prominent member of the great stove
and metal house of Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson.
As the financial head and manager of that firm
he has achieved a reputation for ability and
| integrity which will .prove an influential acces
| sion to the board of directors.
John B. Stetson was another member of the
last-named firm for many years, with charge of
its manufacturing department. Retired of late
from active connection with that firm to look
I aiter his other large pecuniary interests, he is
; at present devoting himself to the management
of the North Pacific Coast Railroad, of which
he is president and leading owner.
Thomas Magee of Thomas Magee & Sons is a
capitalist and dealer in reel estate, now looked
upon as a most reliable and leading authority
on real estate values in San Francisco. He is
identified with and is a large investor in real
estate, banking and other interests, and has
been a liberal friend in the past to all enter
prises calculated to aid in the upbuilding of
Isaac Upham is a member of the firm of
Payot.Upham & Co., wholesale books and sta
tionery. He has been prominent as the presi
dent of the Traffic Association, whose aggressive
action and perseverance have been potent fac
tors in making the new valley railroad a fact,
rather than a dream. His presence in the new
board is fitting and fortunate.
Leon Sloss represents the influence of the
firm of Louis Sloss & Co., capitalists in the
Alaskan trade and other enterprises, and iden
tified with all progressive movements.
Robert Watt, after a successful career as a
miner in our State, is a resident capitalist, a
man of worth and largely interested in the
firm of Langley & Michaels Co., manufacturing
druggists of Sun Francisco.
Captain A. H. Payson was for some time con
nected with the engineering department of
the United States army and brings to the coun
cils of the new road'ripe experience and skill
in that line. He is also connected with the
Parrott family and estate, very large owners of
realty in the t-tate and therefore willing con
tributors to the proposed means of increasing
our productions and values.
Asawhole.no more representative body of
men could have been selected to the first board
of directors, which in its personnel has al
ready achieved historic prominence. Each is
an energetic, active, tried man of affairs, still
full of the laudable ambitions which are linked
with the progress and prosperity of the State,
and full of the faith that the new enterprise
will change dry roc into fruitful life.
Engineer Holmes of the State Harbor
Commission has completed his survey of
China Basin, which will be used by the
San Francisco and San Joaquin Railroad
as a terminal, has prepared a large map of
the land with suggested improvements
and will go to Sacramento to-night to sub
mit his findings to Governor Budd, Mayor
Sutro and the Harbor Commissioners, who
meet in the capital city to-morrow. It was
the intention to have "the board meet in
San Francisco, but Governor Budd can
not spare the time to come to tne city,
therefore the change of the pace of meet
E. L. Colnon, D. P. Cole. F. C. Chad
bourne and Attorney F. Stratton, of the
Harbor Commission, who, with Governor
Budd and Mayor Sutro, comprise the State
board having authority to lease the termi
nal to the valley road, will leave for Sacra
mento to night or on the early train Sat
urday morning. John D. Spreckels and
Attorney E. J. Preston will represent the
railroad at the coming meeting.
These gentlemen were in consultation
with Attorney Stratton of the Harbor Com
mission yesterday relative to the pro
visions of the lease.
The map ordered prepared by Governor
Budd was finished by Engineer Holmes and
Carl TJlrig last night. It shows the basin
subdivided by parallel lines, representing
an acre of land to each. This is done for
the convenience of the board, which can
thus readily arrive at a conclusion as to
the aecrage in any one particular tract or
locality. The boundaries of the basin are
as follows :
Commencing at the intersection of the
south line of Channel street with the east
line of Kentucky street (Kentucky street
being eighty feet'in width) ; thence east at
right angles with the said line of Kentucky
street to the inner line of the seawall and
thoroughfare established by act of Legisla
ture March 15, 1878; thence southerly along
said inner line of the thoroughfare to the
northerly line of Fourth street (Fourth
street being eighty feet in width); thence
northwesterly along said northerly line of
Fourth street to the westerly line of Ken
tucky street; thence north along said line
of Kentucky street to the point of begin
ning; containing about twenty-four and
a quarter acres more or less.
PHELPS GOES TO GUATEMALA
He Leaves the Southern Pacific
for a Much Better
No Successor Yet Named as
Trainmaster of the Coast
G. "W. Phelps, trainmaster on the coast
division of the Southern Pacific, has ten
dered his resignation to the officials of that
road and will .^ail on the steamer San Bias
on the 28th inst. for Central America,
where he goes to accept the position of
general superintendent of the Ferrocarril
Occidental, a railroad in Guatemala,
owned by the Barrios and Aparico families,
and which is already a line of great im
Mr. Phclps has been an employe of the
Southern Pacific for twelve or thirteen
years past and is held in the highest es
teem by the company's officials. His posi
tion as trainmaster brought him into
prominence during the great strike of last
year, when the company's property at
Fourth and Townsend streets was the
point of attraction for hundreds of people
daily and where it was expected the strik
ers would make a formidable demonstra
tion at almost any time for several weeks.
For some days Mr. Phelps and one as
sistant did the entire work of getting out
trains, and he performed the duties of his
position in such a manner as to retain the
respect of the men who were at the time
fighting the company.
The owners of the Guatemalan road have
been looking around for a suitable man to
take charge of their property for some time
past, and there were many applicants for
the position. It was necessary that the
successful man should be a thorough Span
ish scholar, and in this particular Mr.
Phelps filled the bill.
The Occidental road is at present only
sixty miles in length, but its importance
can be estimated from the fact that it is
said to pay (iO per cent upon the capital in
vested every year.
The road extends from Port Champerico
to San Felipe, but an extension is proposed
to Quezaltenango, the capital of Northern
Guatemala, forty-four miles further into
There is now under construction a branch
line from the Guatemala Central, running
through the great coffee districts and inter
secting the first-named road at Retalhulen.
The latter line is intended to be a portion
of the main route of the great system, with
which it is proposed to connect all the
Central and South American States.
A NEW FACTORY.
French Capital Will Start It in Some
City of California.
The fruH industry of California and the
possibilities it offers for successful invest
ment have attracted the attention of at
least one foreign firm of importance, and
it proposes to establish a factory in the
State for the purpose of preparing chrys
The following letter relating to the mat
ter was recently received by the directors
of the Southern Pacific Company:
Brion Par Besse, Pvy de Dome, France, i
March 3, 1895. j
Hon. Director of Southern Pacific Jiailroad:
Intending shortly to start a factory in Califor
nia for the preparation of chrystallized fruits,
1 should be much obliged if you would inform
me as to the cost of transportation of that
article from San Francisco and Los Angeles to
the larger cities of the TJnited States, particu
larly New Orleans, St. Louis, Chicago, Boston,
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Wash-
I should also bo grateful for your advice as to
the point in California (near a railroad station
and tidewater, where the price of labor and
fuel would be moderate), where the greatest
number of fruits may be obtained in quanti
ties, particularly bitter cherries, white apricots,
green gages, plums, peaches, almonds,, figs,
nuts and oranges. .Respectfully,
This letter was referred to Third Vice-
President Stubbs. who said yesterday that
he thought he should induce the party
making the inquiries to either establish
his factory in this city or in Sacramento,
these two places affording, in Mr. Stubbs'
estimation, the best required facilities.
W. E. Donlan was arrested on Tuesday on a
charge of petty larceny. That afternoon a
Superior Court warrant was served upon him in
the City Prison, charging him with insanity,
the complaining witness being his brother.
He was taken from the prison to the Receiving
Hospital to await his examination before the
Insanity Commissioners. Yesterday morning
by some unexplainable means he was dis*
charged from the hospital, and the police are
now trying to find him.
Burke thought most of his "Vindication
of Natural Society." His speeches lie re
garded as means, not as ends in them
Bailey, the author of "Festus," said that
his book was his life and contained the
whole experience of the human race.
A MERRY MARINE
WAR IS RAGING.
An Early Morning Game on the
Docks in Which Clubs
SHIPS THAT SAIL CREWLESS.
The Association Is Determined
to Employ Non-Union
Clubs were trumps on the water front
yesterday in an early morning game played
between the Ship-owners' Association and
the Coast Seamen's Union. They were
from a cold deck and were in the hands of
Captain Dunleavy of the Harbor Police,
and the captain is accused by the union of
running into the game uninvited.
The strikers unloosed their wrath when
SCHOONERS WITHOUT CEEWS AND WEATHER-BOUND LTINO OFF BLACK POINT.
[Sketched for the "Call" by W. A. Coulter.]
the bark \Vilna, lying at Mission-street
wharf, took a $25 crew. At 3 o'clock in
the morning a wagon-load of colored men
newly engaged for the vessel appeared on
the wharf, under convoy of Boarding-mas
ter John Kane. The outfit was cordially re
ceived by several hundred union men, who
proceeded to make things very pleasant for
the dark recruits. Cohn, the driver of the
wagon, and Kane were run off the dock
and the fine work of instilling union prin
ci pies into these would-be mariners went
merrilvon. Kane, who is an old veteran
in such friendly contests, fought valiantly
and Cohn reports that he swung like a
Corbett himself, and kept it up as long as
there was a striker In sight.
The two men were being kicked an^
beaten in a brutal manner when the police
squad, which had been patrolling the
wnarves since midnight, came down upon
the rioters with their strong black club?.
Each officer had orders to hit hard, and
hardly a union head came out of the
affray uncracked. Their surprise was
complete and they soon disappeared from
the wharf. Only five of the non-union
men could be found, the rest having made
off at the opening of hostilities. The re
maining men were hurriedly put on board
the "\Vilna, and the bark put to sea with
her five men. They are green hands which
Kane rounded up from among the grog
geries of the Barbary Coast, and their
work aboard the vessel in the southeast
storm now blowing will probably be
notable in the way of seamanship.
The only prize which the police squad
drew from the affair was Albert Weston,
one of the leaders of the strikers who was
conspicuous in the disturbance. He was
locked up in the police station and charged
with inciting a riot.
Hardly had the Wilna pulled out in the
stream when word came that the union
men were making things lively around the
schooner La Gironde at Main-street wharf.
The vessel was trying to get away with two
non-union men among her crew,*and about
100 strikers were holding her lines tight to
the wharf. The clubs which had made
such havoc among the disturbers at the
Mission-street dock were used on the crowd,
and more sore heads were added to the ac
count. The place was soon cleared and the
vessel permitted to sail. As she left the
wharf one of the men jumped ashore, say
ing the union would have to look out for
The schooner Ivy, which had been men
aced by the strikers, was protected by the
club-wielding policemen, and she left
Main street with two new men procured
from the Sailors' Home. All of the vessels
went to sea with inexperienced men and
wofully short-handed, but the captains
preferred to try issues with Neptune and
the southeaster rather than remain within
hailing distance of Secretary Furuseth
and his crew.'
Captain Dnnlevy had re-enforced the har
bor police force on the water front, and is
determined thatthe violence of two years
ago will not be repeated.
It is the feeling among ship charterers
and owners along the water front that the
action of the union in declaring a strike
and inciting rioth is ill-advised at this
juncture. The influx of foreign ships and
the building of steam-propelling vessels on
this coast have run freights down to the
lowest figure. "Floating property," said a
prominent shipper yesteruav, "is not
worth 25 cents on the dollar. Where hun
dreds of schooners and other sailing coast
ers employing a large number of men
came in and out of port now comparatively
few big steamers, making quick trips and
requiring men to run the machinery only,
are doing the work. Vessels must lay up
or run under reduced expenses and a wage
rate of $35 is a big item to a vessel eating its
George H. Walthew, secretary of the
Shipowners' Association, says that waces
must fall with freights and that the efforts
of the union cannot lift tlie pay on the
coast to $35. "Notwithstanding the de
mand for firemen in the northern fish
eries and canneries the association vessels
will be supplied with crews at $25. With a
bay full of idle vessels and a city full of
idle men the demand and supply will ad
just themselves accordingly. Bludgeons,
revolvers and dynamite for the beating
and killing of so-called 'scabs' will not set
tle this trouble."
The Seamen's Union is determined that
no crews shall be shipped at less than $35
or s4o, and is prepared for a long fight from
San Diego to the sound, and so the merry
marine war is on.
A number of vessels with green crews
which left the docks yesterday were forced
to come to anchor off Black Point, not dar
ing to venture outside in the heavy south
east 40-mile gale that was blowing, and
several steamers that passed the Heads
put back for the same cause.
THEY AEE TEIENOS AGAIN.
Settlement of the Sterrett Suit Against
George S. Montgomery.
The controversy and legal proceedings of
the Sterrett Brothers against George S.
Montgomery over the ownership of a valu
able gold mining property in Placer
County, California, was amicably settled
by the interested parties yesterday. It was
the original agreement that Montgomery
should pay the Sterretts $50,000 for their
property, but it is claimed that he never
lived up to the terms of the agreement and
suit was brought to rescind the contract.
Attorney L. S. Campbell, who repre
sented Mr. Montgomery, the defendant,
said that the terms of the settlement were
that they should pay the complainants
$25,000 cash and a like sum to be paid out
of the earnings of the mine, making $50,000
in all. The $25,000 cash was paid over yes
terday and the three Sterretts, Thomas* C,
John AY. and Samuel'T., all well along in
years, are comparatively happy.
"This has been a long and unpleasant
controversy," explained Mr. Campbell,
"and we are glad that it has been settled to
the satisfaction of all concerned. The par
ties came together to-day and after the set
tlement expressed good will, sympathy and
esteem all around and disclosed tnat the
unpleasantness that had existed had been
the result of misunderstanding.
"The Sterrett brothers gave a new deed,
confirmatory of the old one, and according
to its provisions Mr. Montgomery may
I work the mine as he may see fit, sell it,
i give it away or do anything he pleases
Attorney Ellis, who represented the Ster
rett brothers, expressed himself as satisfied
j with the terms of the settlement, but said
j that his clients still held a third interest n >
; the mine, which is located near Canada Hill, '
j about nine miles from Cisco, Placer County,
j and is supposed to be on the mother lode.
It is the intention of Mr. Montgomery to
push the work of developing the mine, I
which is regarded as an exceptionally rich I
AFTER YEARS OF SERVICE.
Gold Medals Presented to
Members of the San Fran
cisco Schuetzen Verein.
They Had Served for Twenty
five Years Continuously
in the Club.
The San Francisco Schuetzen Verein held
its yearly social last Wednesday night in
honor of the officers elected to serve during
the present term. A most enjoyable
evening was spent, and the members and
their wives and sweethearts went home
well satisfied with the entertainment. The
club is composed of some of the oldest res
idents of San Francisco. It was the only
independent companj' that appeared under
arms ready to preserve law and order in the
dark days of 1865 when Abraham Lincoln
John Wulzen was the captain of the
verein in those days, and he remained in
command for twenty-five years. He is still
an honored member of the club. Among
those who have been members of the club
for twenty-nine years and over are : C. Hil
derbrandt, 29 years; John Hortsman, 30
years; Antone Lemaire, 32 years; J. L.
Meyer, 36 years ; H. F. Maass, 35 years ;
John Meneel. 31 years; J. H. Seyden, 34
years; J. H. Schulte, 33 years; A. Schu
macher, 35 years, and a number of others.
The San Francisco Schuetzen Verein is
one of the wealthiest and most influential
clubs in California. It has 164 members
on the roll and has a credit balance at the
! bank of $20,000. Funeral expenses are paid
I by the order but no benefits.
Whenever a member has been in good
standing for twenty-five years the club
holds a social and presents him with a gold
medal. Last Wednesday two members
had served their probationary term and
both received medals. They were E. F.
i Baruth, one of the proprietors of the Amer
i ican Brewery, and N. Becker, a capitalist.
I The latter is a 4l»er and is now 71 years
jof age. In spite of his years he is still
one of the best shots in the company.
When a member has served his twenty
five years he is free from all drills and
other duties and is in reality relegated to
the position of an honorary member. Five
j other members will celebrate their twenty
five years of service next July, and on that
occasion the club intends holding a jubilee.
POUND AT THE EAOETEAOK.
Tw» Young Girls Who Had Left Their
Katie Dolan and Eugenic Cummings,
one 15 and the other 14 years of age, were
arrested at the entrance to the racetrack on
Wednesday afternoon by Officers Frank
Holbrook and McMr.rray of the Society for
the Suppression of Vice.
The girls belong to respectable families.
Katie's parents live at 265 Octavia street
and Eugenie's mother at 1042 Howard
street. They ran away from home soaie
weeks ago and have been haunting the
racetrack. They were booked for some
Holbrook learned from them that they
had been frequenting the Tropic saloon,
284 O'Farrell street, and on Wednesday
night he took the Dolan girl to the saloon.
They entered a rear room and were served
with liquor. Yesterday morning Hol
brook swore out a warrant for the arrest of
the proprietor of the saloon for selling
liquor to a minor.
Froude believed that his "History of
England" would better stand the test of
criticism than any other of his works.
SUTRO ASKS FOR
More Time Needed to Complete
the Building of His
IN DEFENSE OF THE TRACK.
Thomas H. Williams Jr. Tells
Why It Should Not Be
Mayor Sutro appeared before the Street
Committee of the Board of Supervisors
yesterday and requested that the Sutro
Railroad Company be granted one year
extra time to complete its road. He stated
that the company had only asked for one
year at the time the franchise was granted
and fully expected to finish their work by
July 1, but that unforeseen obstacles had
arisen and the road, under existing condi
tions, could not be finished in less than
three or four months from the expiration
of the specified time.
A year was asked for to be sure to have
plenty of time and not be compelled to
come in again for further concessions. He
called attention to the fact that the Botro
Railroad Company had paid $6010 for the
franchise and was the first to pay for the
privilege of laying tracks on the streets.
The committee put the matter ovfr for
one week, in spite of Mr. Sutro's protest
that it was only fair to grant him an ex
tonsion of time.
Colonel Kimball appeared before the
committee; representing General Forsvth,
commandant of the Division of Califor
nia, to state the condition of sewers which
discharge their contents into the reserva
tion. He contended that the sewage
jeopardizes the lives of 1000 people quar
tered at the Presidio.
The Superintendent of Streets and Street
Committee will investigate the matter at
the next meeting. The cost of diverting
the sewage into the bay was estimated
at from $12,000 to $15,000.
The question of cutting streets through
the Bay District track came up again, and
Thomas H. Williams Jr. appeared to pro
test against any such measure.
L. R. Fulda also protested against the
proposition, saying that much money was
soon to be spent in improving the "track
and surroundings and that the residents
of Richmond District would soon spend
$100,000 in beautifying the locality. The
Bay District course, in his opinion, was a
benefit rather than a detriment to that
portion of the city. The matter was put
over for two weeks.
Thomas McDermott, engineer of the
Fourth-street bridge, was before the com
mittee to defend himself against charges
made by Tibbetts, Healy & Co. who, in a
recent communication tb the board, stated
that he was incompetent and careless and
that great danger exists from his handling
the structure. He denied the charges
flatly and stated that the bridge is in bet
ter condition than it ever was, and that
the statements were totally unfounded and
inspired by spite. The committee agreed
to investigate the matter.
A A Gentle Corrective
I \ is what you need when
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/ \ when you take Dr. Pierces
v^se » Pleasant Pellets ; they're
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\ zf I Hi/ f\-> ) ordinary pill. The
V>" I^9/ //"/best medical author-
I»l r\/ ities agree that in
I«f \jf regulating the bow-
) iral T els mild methods are
lrf£J&£*sSSr preferable. For ev-
ri mB» cry derangement of
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fW $*£ and bowels, these
Js3 \jS» tiny, sugar-coated
Ja Is[ pills «re most effec-
ma «A tive. They go about
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Bm "la and natural way,
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.^^^ jfv\ always in favor.
rr \& Being composed of
ftlif ii 1 1 Tr^ the choicest, concen-
m fil \ trated vegetable ex-
§ In tracts, they cost
*• ■• "* much more than
other pills found in the market, yet
from forty to forty-four are put up in
each sealed glass vial, as sold through
druggists, at the price of the cheap*
"Pleasant Pellets" cure biliousness,
sick and bilious headache, dizziness,
costiveness, or constipation, sour stom-
ach, loss of appetite, coated tongue, in-
digestion, or dyspepsia, windy belchmgs,
"heart-burn," pain and distress after
eating, and kindred derangements of the
liver, stomach and bowels. Put up in
sealed glass vials, therefore always fresh
and reliable. Whether as a laxative, or
in larger doses, as a gently acting but
searching cathartic, these little r Pel-
lets "are unequaled.
As a "dinner pill," to promote diges-
tion, take one each day after dinner. To
relieve the distress arising from over-
eating, nothing equals one of these little
Pellets. They are tiny, sugar-coated,
anti-bilious granules. Any child readily
takes them. .
Accept no substitute that may be rec-
ommended to be "just as good." "It
may be belter for the dealer, because
of paying him a better profit, but he is
not the one who needs help.