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THE EIGHT MAY TAKE HEED OR BE IMPEACHED
A Fund to Be Raised by
Subscription to Pros
A REVIEW OF THEIR
How the Law Has Been Set
Aside and Defied Since
They Took Office.
NOW ILLEGAL DOINGS MUST BE
Citizens Are Thoroughly Aroused
and Willing to Spend Money to
Secure Their Rights.
"I will head a subscription to defray the |
expense of a vigorous prosecution of these
members of the Board of Supervisors who
deliberately undertake to sell us out to the
corporations," said J. H. Bingham yester
It was a statement that be had made the
night before at the meeting of the Civic
Federation, and it was the keynote of the
sentiment of that meeting.
"I believe I could.go out and raise $100,
--000 for this purpose, such is the feeling
HENRY N. CLEMENT.
that has been aroused among the better
element of the people of Sap Francisco by
the exposure of the high-handed and
shameless manner in which the members
of the majority of the board have leagued
themselves with monopoly and the corpo
rations, and utterly betrayed the trust re
posed in them."
"The lone line of outrages committed by
the Solid Eight during the brief time in
which they have held office nas been
crowned by this proposed sale of a valu
able franchise under conditions which bar
out all competitors of the Market-street
Railway Company, not only securing the
franchise to that company, but making it
unnecessary for it to bid more than the
minimum sum required by law," said
George T. Gaden yesterday.
"Here is a strong, conspicuous instance
that leaves no shadow of doubt of the un
lawful betrayal of trust by the majority of
the board. If the people shut their eyes to
it and allow it to go unpunished then in-
deed do they deserve to be robbed of their
"But I am convinced that they will not
do so. and that action will be brought
against them tbat will result in their im
peachment. Otherwise monopoly in every
form will be fastened upon the people be
fore the term of office of these men ex
pires. For everything that savors of
monopoly, the increase of prices, the re
striction of the people's privileges, seem
to have an irresistible fascination for
Speaking of the long line of outrages, it
may be as well to call to mind the more
jagged instances. Here they are :
First— The famous bituminous - rock
order, creating a monopoly of that
great industry in favor of the Santa
Cruz mines, and giving to the Southern
Pacific Company a complete monopoly
of the business of carrying the rock to
Second— The attempt to pass this order
over the Mayor's veto, which failed only
because. the solid four (solid In the in
terests of the people) stood firm, and
nine votes were necessary.
Third-The passage of this order in the
form of a resolution so as to avoid the
necessity of the Mayor's signature.
The resolution is practically identical
with the order vetoed. In this clearly un
lawful subterfuge Superintendent of
Streets Ashworth was used as a tool, being
induced to present the resolution as a
recommendation of his own in behalf of
Fourth— The granting of the. fran
chise over certain portions of Church
street to the Market-street Company
after the previous franchise had lapsed
and without due process as required by
The full details of this outrage are told in
another column, as it forms the basis of a
civil suit against the Market-street Com
pany which will be begun in court to-day.
Fifth-The letting of the contract
for paving Van Ness Avenue (half the
cost of which is to be paid by the City)
at a figure far above what the worjk
could be done for, and which mulcts
the City for thousands of dollars.
Sixth-And, finally, the proposed
Rift of the Ocean House roatl and
Kunnygide avenue franchise to the Mar
These are only a few of the acts distin
guishing the legislative career of the Solid
Eight of the Board of Supervisors, which
began with January last and will continue
if not checked by the people until Janu
The names composing this dovoted band
should be familiar to every citizen. They
JOSEPH KING, First Ward.
PETER A. SCUtIiY, Second Ward.
C. E. BENJAMIN, Third Ward.
ALPHONSE HIKSCH, Fourth Ward.
E. C. HUGHES, Sixth Ward.
CHRIS DUNKKR, Seventh Ward.
A. W. MORGENSTERN, Ninth Ward.
EDWARD L. WAGNER, Twelfth Ward.
The Civic Federation and the Citizens'
Defense Association have both determined
upon fighting, and the character of the
men composing these organizations is a
guarantee that the unbridled loot of the
treasury and the wholesale granting of
public privileges to corporate monopoly
will be checked and punished.
Steuart Menzies, member of the execu
tive committee of the Citizens' Defense
Association, was in an impatient humor
yesterday because of the delay which the
councils of Henry N. Clement had induced
in the Defense Association with regard to
"I don't believe in sending these people
any letter of warning, or of waiting, for
that matter. But if we are to wait until
they have actually consummated this out
rage we need not write letters. They know
what they are about and if they persist in
it let them go and we'll make an example
of them. So far as advising them that
what they are doing is unlawful, The Call
has certainly done that fully, clearly and
repeatedly and they cannot claim igno
rance on that score. I am in favor of going
after them. It has become necessary that
we do something to save ourselves and the
credit of the City. A few horrible exam
ples need to be set up in public places."
"That is very true," said Mr. Clement.
The interview took place yesterday after
noon in the latter's office. "It is true that
these men nave been fully advised of the
nature of the thing they are undertaking
and of the penalty that attends it. But
there are two considerations that I think
we should observe. In the first place I
would prefer to kepp men from committing
a crime, rather than to stand by and see
them commit it for the satisfaction of pun
ishing them afterward, and secondly — "
Mr. Menzies rose and walked across the
room and back in his impatience.
"Stand by and see them commit it!" he
cried. "Haven't we stood by and seen
them defy the law time after time? In
this last instance we have a case that is
self-evident, and I don't believe it is any
part of our duty to warn them away from
the deserts which they have earned several
"But I was going to explain the sec
ond consideration," said Mr. Clement.
"When we have a case, why should
we not make it absolutely secure
so that we can win? If they sell this fran
chise under the conditions advertised, in
spite of the warning which, we will admit,
they have already received through the
columns of The Call, then I cannot see
how any court can hold them guiltless of
malfeasance in office."
Gavin McNab, as attorney, has been ad
vised to be present at the meeting of the
Civic Federation next Thursday, and ad
vise them how to proceed against the de
"The Market-street Railway Company
has gridironed the City with stolen fran
chises, but of all their outrages I believe
this to be the woist," said Mayor Sutro
yesterday. "We have no positive evi
dence of any monetary consideration re
ceived by the members of the Solid Eight,
but we certainly have a right to draw our
own conclusions. Here is an opportunity
when the courts should be appealed to,
and from what I hear on every hand the
opportunity wiJl not pass."
The Royal Baking Powder is so much
superior to all the other preparations for
quick raising that it will amply repay
housekeepers to use the necessary 'persist
ency to procure it in spite of all objections.
William F. Murray Arrested for Cruelty
and Failure to Support.
A story of "man's inhumanity to
woman" has come to light through the
records at the office of the Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
On "Wednesday Mrs. Margaret Murray,
living at 458J4 Minna street, made com
plaint to General McCornb that her hus
band, William F. Murray, had given her a
severe beating and declared that he would
no longer support her and their three chil
dren. The general advised her to swear to
a complaint charging him with cruelty and
failure to provide, but she relentea and
thought she would give the recreant hus
band another trial. Yesterday morning
she again presented herself with the marks
of another beating plainly visible. This
time her determination did not waver,
although Murray had told her another
flogiting was in store for her if he was
arrested, and the warrant was issued.
• — •> — •
WAGES OP THE COLIMA'S OEEW.
The Money Waits Hcirs-at-Law in the
The heirs of the lost members of the
crew of the Colima can now obtain the
wages that was coming to the men by ap
plying at the office of United States Ship
ping Commissioner Gwin in the Apprais
ers' building. Each applicant will have to
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1895.
sign a blank setting forth that he or she is
lawful heir and next of kin of the de
Tho amounts due the men range from
$7 33. earned by William Weill and D.
Murphy, waiters, to $75, earned by John
P. Ebbertson, chief engineer. The total
amount due the deceased sailors for four
teen days' service is $134516, and it has
been paid over to Clerk W. J. Costigan of
the United States Circuit Court. The
heirs-at-law, after making out their blanks
before the Shipping Commissioner, will
have to appear in the Circuit Court and
prove their claims. The court charges will
be 2 per cent of the amount involved.
THOSE ZANTE OUKKANTS.
The Appeal Is to Be Pushed In the
The decision of the Board of General
Appraisers in the Zante currant case will
make a big difference to California if the
Circuit Court sustains the lower body. E.
B. Butler of Fresno called upon United
States District Attorney Foote yesterday
and urged upon him the prosecution of
He said that if currants from Greece
were admitted without paying duty as
Zante currants it would mean a loss of
over $1,000,000 to the raisin men of Cali
fornia. Attorney Foote said the complaint
was being prepared and would be filed in a
few days. "Once the case is in court,"
said he, "it will be forced ahead and a
final decision be probably reached in Oc
DICKINSON IS RELIEVED.
The General's Records Are
Transferred to Colonel
Twelve More Companies to Be Mus
tered Out of the National
An order was issued from the head
quarters of the State militia yesterday
which recalled the refusal of Brigadier-
General J. K. Dickinson to be legislated
out of office at the time of the passage of
the new militia law by the Legislature.
The order came yesterday detailing Lieu
tenant-Colonel De Pue to the duty of re
ceiving the records.
The members of the National Guard are
to a man intensely interested in the action
the board of location will take when it
meets Monday to complete the work of re
organizing ihe guard.
"There has been no favoritism shown in
any instance in mustering out companies
or in any matter pertaining to the re
organization of the guard," said General
Dimond yesterday. "What has been done
was considered by the board purely for
the best interest of the militia.
'"From ten to twelve companies will have
to be mustered out or consolidated with
other companies besides those already dis
posed of. There will be no partiality
shown, but the three brigades will be
It is more than likely that four more of
the City companies will have to go. The
policy of consolidating will be followed
whenever possible or advantageous to do
so and the number reall} r mustered from
the service will doubtless be small.
Of the three plans to be discussed at the
meeting of the board on Monday there is
no doubt that the one most favored is that
of reducing the regiments to battalions,
with the understanding that they shall be
restored to regiments at such time as the
financial condition of the guard will war
Several members of the Veterans' Asso
ciation of the National Guard called upon
General Dimond yesterday concerning the
manner of reorganization. They ex
pressed it as the sense of the association
that the latter t>lan would please the mem
bers of the association better than any of
the others yet put forward.
General Dimond yesterday issued an
order to Brigadier-General Warfiekl, com
manding the Second Brigade, to detail an
officer to receive the property of those com
panies which have been mu«tered out.
This will probably be executed Monday,
and the companies will then cease to be a
S art of the guard. They are: Company
, Second Infantry; Company H, First
Infantry; Company C, Third* Infantry ;
Company B, Tenth Infantry Battalion, and
the First Troop of Cavalry. The members
of Companies H, C and Troop A are given
thirty days in whicli to join any other
company of the regiment to which their
company was formerly attached.
Mary J. Hutchinson Missing,
Joseph W. Hutchinson, living at 432 Seventh
street, is making diligent search for his 17
--year-old daughter, Mary J. Hutchinson. The
girl quarreled with her father on Sunday
afternoon and announced her intention of
leaving home. Little attention was paid to
DB. RUSSELL. H. COOL OF OAKLAND, THE NEW FIKBT VICE
PBESIDENT OF THE CALIFOKNIA STATE DENTAL ASSOCIATION.
[Sketched by a " Call" artist.] *
her threat until she did not retiirn on Sunday
evening. She has not been seen since that
time by any one to whom her Ja'her has ap
plied for information. It was thought she wus
living in a house of ill repute on Clemeutina
street, but it developed that that theory was
Father Richard Hencbry, an Irishman
awl a Maynooth graduate", hits been ap
pointed professor of Keltic in Bishop
Keane's Catholic university at Washington.
The Royal Bakine Powder is the greatest
of the modern time helps to perfect cook
ing, and every receipt requiring a raising
ingredient should embody it.
THE DENTISTS DISBAND
Their Next Annual Convention
Will Be Held at Santa
COLLEGE STUDENTS SCORED.
Dr. A9ay of San Jose Proposes an
Amendment to the State
The California State Dental Association
concluded the twenty-fifth annual conven
The next annual convention will be held
at Santa Cruz beginning on the second
Tuesday in June, 1896. There was no con
test over the selection of Santa Cruz, an
agreement having been reached before the
matter was brought up in convention, and
no other place was named.
The clinics were not so largely attended
as usual owing to the banquet of the night
A little boy with a very wicked tooth at
tended the clinics. He brought his little
sister along to comfort and encourage him.
He wanted that wicked tooth removed.
He felt quite brave as he approached the
SCENES AT THE CLOSING DAT OF THE TWENTY - FIFTH AN
UAL CONVENTION OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE DENTAL ASSO
[Sketched by a " Call" artist.]
dental chair, listening to Tthe encouraging I
words of his little sister. But when he
saw the forceps and the nitrous oxide gas
machine his tooth set to aching very
furiously. Presently the little irirl ap
proached the nearest dentist and said :
"Doctor, I think he can't stand it now,"
and she led the sufferer away crying.
But in half an hour they returned. The
little fellow's tears were dried. He took
the gas and the dentist took the tooth, and
the little fellow's sister thanked the good
dentist and brother and sister went away
A man with a dislocated jaw, which he
han acquired by getting mixed up in a
railway accident, submitted himself to the
skillful manipulations of dental steels in
the hands of Dr. W. J. Younger. The
patient, havine retained only about half
his teeth after the railroad interview, had
lost interest in mastication and grown
careless of the remnants of ivory in his
mouth, allowing tartar to accumulate,
much to their detriment. Dr. Younger
explained that this is a disease — pyorchce —
and gave a practical demonstration of re
moving the disorder. He lirst disinfected
the mouth, teeth and gums. He then re
moved the tartar, using tools that he had
invented. After taking out every particle
of tartar he flooded the spaces or pockets
around the teeth with lactic acid — an acid
of milk. The gums were then touched
with iodone. Dr. Younger explained
that the liability of leaving some
particles of tartar in the teeth is great un
less the dentist possesses acute sensitive
ness of touch in his finger-ends. These
small particles will increase, causing a
recurrence of the disease. Some of his
fellows opine that the doctor has some
thing more than touch to aid him in a
complete eradication of tartar and cure the
disease. But that is anc-ther clinic which,
like the letter that is looked for, will never
The advantage of the Bonwill engine
over the sleeve and cable engine was made
comprehensive by a practical demonstra
tion in the hands of Dr. L. Van Orden,
who removed some loose fillings 'from the
teeth of a patient. He replaced that with
the pink gutta-percha tilling, which is his
specialty. This tilling is temporary, and is
used for the purpose of wedging, thus pre
paring the cavity for permanent tilling.
The engine, or — as the uninitiated would
call it — machine, whicn operates the
mechanical hammer, is so constructed that
it equalizes the weight of the arm of the
engine and the hammer itself. In fact, it
reduces the weight to less than the weight
of the hammer alone.
The features of the afternoon session
were papers by Dr. \V. J. Younger and Dr.
J. L. Asay. Dr. Younger' s paper on "Sur
gical Bacteria' 1 was an exhaustive and
scholarly essay of great importance to the
dentists. It was discussed by Drs. J. M.
Dunn, A. F. Merriman and Miss McElroy.
"The State Dental Law and the Attitude
of Colleges Thereto" was presented by Dr.
J. L. Asay of San Jose. The act of Afarch
12, 1885, needs revision, according to the
pap*»r, which contained a direct charge
against college students with violations of
the State law. Referring to this Dr. Asay
I am credibly informed that almost every
business block outside of the wholesale district
in your city contains the oftices of one or more
college students practicing dentistry on their
own account without license, hindrance or re
proof, and this, too, not only during the inter
vals of eoljoge sessions, but also continuous
with their studies in that institution.
Tnat the college is ignorant of such viola
tions of the law by its students is not to be
supposed. On the contrary, due notice and
warnings have been seni and known to have
reached it from the State Board of Dental Ex
On the subject of revision of the law Dr.
A say suggested that the law should pro
That every person desiring to enter into
dental practice hereafter should be the right
ful possessor of a diploma from either a repu
tnble dental or medical colleee, and in addi
tion compel an examination before the State
Board of Dental Examiners before legalizing
them to practice. Failing in this, I would pro
pose an amendment to the present law, strik
ing out portion of sections in wordsa« follows:
"Said board shall also indorse as satisfactory
diplomas from any reputable dental college
when satisfied as to the character of such in
stitution upon the holder furnishing satis
factory evidence of his or her right to the
same, and shall issue certificates to that effect
within ten days thereafter." The elimination
of this paragraph would leave the law in such
condition as to compel all who might here
after desire to engage in the pract ice of den
tistry in this State to appear before the Board
of Dental Examiners and he examined as to
their qualifications whether holding a diploma
Other papers were read as follows : "Ap
plication of Electricity to Dental Uses,"
written by Dr. P, H. Berry of Milwaukee,
Wis., and read by Dr. H. Carlton; the
committee report on "Orthodontia," by
Dr. J. A. W. Lundborjr, and "Alveolar
Abscesses," by Dr. J. M. Dunn.
Discussions were participated in by Drs.
Sharp, Younger, Farnham, Carpenter, Do
Crowe, Dunn, Merriman, McElroy and
Annual reports were read by the secre
tary, the treasurer and the board of trus
tees, which were accepted and filed.
Dr. O. B. Burns of San Francisco, Dr. R.
H. Alen of Oakland, Dr. G. F. Davis of
San Jose and Dr. G. F. Nevins of San Jose
were elected new members.
The installation of the new officers was
conducted in an exceedingly entertaining
manner. Drs. Younger andLundborg act
ins as committee or escort marched the
officers elect to the rostrum, singing such
songs as "We've All Been There Before"
and "He's a Jolly Good Fellow." Occa
sionally the other'mernbers broke in upon
the melody by singing in a variety of a
large assortment of keys and clapping their
h^nds to indicate their undivided atten
tion to the ceremony.
Ex-President Teague resigned the chair
and retired to a comfortable seat and ate
candy as he watched President Hayes run
the convention for a few minutes. The
C. S. D. A. quadrennium within half an
hour became part of the history of the
advance of dentistry in California.
THE HIGHBINDEE SHOOTING.
Chong Wai Identifies the Man Who
The police have caught the man who shot
Chong Wai, the Chinese laborer, on the
corner of Washington und Stockton streets
Thursday evening. He is a well-known
highbinder named Mook Tai and was ar
rested soon after the crime was committed
in Chinatown. He was taken to the Re
ceiving Hospital, where tlie wounded man
is lying at the point of death, and the lat
ter positively identified him as the man
who had shot him.
Tai was locked up in the tanks and his
name entered on the small book. Addi
tional evidence is being gathered by the
police and in the event of Chong Wai's
death Tai will be charged with murder.
Last night the injured man was in a low
condition. His wound is in the abdomen
and the chances for his recovery are very
Alice Edith's Appeal.
The appeal of Alice Edith Dickason Blythe
has, upon motion of W. H. H. Hart, been dis
missed by the Supreme Court. In dismissing
her action the court holds that, as the affirm
ing of the decree of distribution declared the
rights of all parties mentioned in the decree,
fend as she was not among those so mentioned,
it must therefore bo considered that she had
no rlphts in the matter and can therefore
have no interest in whatever final judgment
the Supreme Court renders.
The health authorities of a number of
States have recently made exhaustive ex
aminations of the baking powders with
the uniform result of nnchng the Royal
superior to all others.
Suit to Compel Forfeiture of a
Stolen Railroad Fran
SHORT HISTORY OF THE THEFT.
An Apt Illustration Showing- How
the Market-Street Company
Controls the Solid Eight.
Suit will be begun in the civil conrts to
day by A. P. Van Duzer, attorney for the
Church-street Improvement Club, against
the Market-street Railway, to compel that
company to withdraw its tracks from
Church street and to pay damages for the
theft of a right of way over two blocks of
The suit grows out of circumstances at
tending what is known about the City
Hall and in the Mission as "the Church
A. R. Gunnison, chairman of the eicu
tive committee of the Church-street Im
provement Club, told yesterday in an
interview the plain story of the treatment
accorded the people of that part of the Mis
sion by the Market-street Railway Com
"This club," he said, "was organized as
long ago as six years, with almost the sole
purpose of securing a cable road across the
length of Church street.
"The members started their work ener
getically and before long had interested
more than one railroad company, and two
of them — the Market-street Company and
the Omnibus Company— applied for fran
"The Market-street Company of course
secured it, giving its solemn promise to
complete the road within two years. The
company told the club that they must be
given rights of way on Church street from
Fourteenth to Sixteenth, which was their
private property. The club went to work
and raised $2000 from the residents along
the south end of Church street. To this
the City added $500, for which sum the
right of way was purchased.
"Remember," said Mr. Gunnison, "that
the club had the temporary written agree
ment to carry out its part of the obligation
and complete the work within two years,
and felt so entirely secure in it that they
paid for and presented this right of way to
the company without any thought of the
deception and confidence game which the
big company was playing upon them with
"What the company did was to lay one
block with rails which the citizens watched
going into place with great satisfaction.
That was the work of a few days, and there
they stopped — and three years passed
away with never another move being made
toward carrying out their obligations. The
club saw the franchise lapse and knew that
the company had never intended to build
the road but had simply been foxy enough
to keep a rival company out of the territory.
"But the time came when the company
thought it a good business proposition to
really build their road over a portion of
Church street, and one night in March
last, as is very well remembered no doubt,
went out in the night time with a big gang
of laborers and stole these identical two
blocks which our confiding people had
bought for them. They built a road, com
mencing at Sixteenth street and extending
over two blocks, leaving all of Church
street south of Sixteenth without a road.
"A great row was made about this and
it was proposed to call out the police and
tear up the rails, when, lo! the company,
to the amazement of everybody, sent a
meek communication to the Board of
Supervisors saying that they intended to
take them up themselves and would then
apply regularly for £ franchise over these
two blocks. They knew with whom they
had to deal.
"They did all this, and despite every
protest the board granted them what they
asked. The suit to be entered is to secure
the forfeiture of this pretended franchise —
for it was all unlawfully done, according to
the methods so clearly set forth by The
Call — granted them by the Solid Eight of
the Board of Supervisors."
These are the men who granted this
franchise; they compose the league of
railroad agents known as the Solid Eight:
JOSEPH KING, First Ward.
PETER H. SCULLY, Second Ward.
C. E. BENJAMIN, Third Ward.
ALPHONSE HIRSCH, Fourth Ward,
E. C. HUGHS , Sixth Ward.
CHRIS DUNKER, seventh Ward.
A. W. MORGENSTEKN, Eighth Ward.
EDWARD L. WAGNER, Twelfth
For many years the Government has
given its orders for Royal Baking Powder
in preference to all others, it being found
by the official examination superior to the
thers in screng th and purity.
A Finnish Family Destitute.
Officer George Eastman has reported to the
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Chil
dren an impoverished family of Finns, Henry
Hoagland and wife and seven children, living
at the corner of Pennsylvania and Nevada
streets. It is claimed that both parents are
more or less non compos mentis, and the
neighbors find them a great nuisance by rea
son of their moral and mental irresponsibilitr.
The wife begs from door to door, and the Salv
ation Army furnishes them some aid.
Overdose of Morphine.
Alice Evans, alias Dunlap, was found at her
lodgings, 19>£ Fourth street, at 7:30 o'clock
last night In an unconscious condition from an
owrdose of morphine. When she arrived at
the Receiving Hospital the surgeon on auty
pronounced her case hopeless.
953 MARKET ST.,
Bet. Fifth and Sixtb,
Customers. Five doors above Hale Bros.
See us before buying any of the
Electric Belts 55.08 to 515.00
Trusses — $1.75t055.00
Galvanic oi Faradic
Batteries - 55.00t0515.00
Silk Stockings — $3.50
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Of late summer and of autumn are still
ahead; the season for OUTING SHIRTS
is only just begun.
Shirts are the most liberal "value re-
ceived," not because they are home-made,
but because, being home-made, the preva*
lent hankering for goods from over tha
mountains made it necessary to offer moke
value for the money— value meaning style
as well as quality. Your dealer has them
or will get them.
Manufacturers. San Francisco.
TOASTING DISEASES -WEAKEN WBirtrtEE
" fully because they weaken you slowly, gradu.
ally. Do not allow this waste of body to make
you a poor, flabby, immature man. Health, strength
and vigor is for you whether you be rich or poor.
The Great Hudyan Is to be had only from the Hud-
son Medical Institute. This wonderful discovery
was made by the specialists of the old famous Hud*
son Medical Institute. It is the strongest and most
powerful vitalizer made. It is so powerful that It
is simply wonderful how harmless it is. You can
get it from nowhere but from the Hudson Medical
Institute. "Write for circulars and testimonials. !
Thi3 extraordinary Rejuver.ator Is the most
wonderful discovery of the age. It has been en-
dorsed by the leading scientific men of Europe an 4
HTTD VAST is purely vegetable.
ni'BYAJT stops prematureness of the dis-
charge in twenty days. Cures LOST MAN-
HOOD, constipation, dizziness, falling sensations,
nervous twitching of the eyes and other parts.
Strengthens, Invigorates and tones the entire
system. It is as cheap as any other remedy.
HUSITAN cures debility, nervousness, emis-
sions, and develops and restores weak organs.
Pains in the back, losses by day or night stopped
quickly. ! Over 2,000 private indorsements.
Prematureness means impotency In the first
stage. - It Is a symptom of seminal weakness and
barrenness. It can be stopped in twenty days by
the use of Hudyan. Hudyan costs no more than
any other remedy. '
Send for circulars and testimonials.
TAISTED JSLOOD— lmpure blood due to
serious private disorders carries myriads of sore-
producing germs. Then comes sore throat, pimples,
copper colored spots, ulcers In mouth, old sores and
falling hair. You can save a trip to Hot Springs by
writing for 'Blood Book' to the old physicians of the
HUDSON MEDICAL INSTITUTE,
; Stockton, Market and Tilts SU.,
. SAX FEAXCISCO, CAL. -
CONDITION AND AFFAIRS
SVEA FIRE idVD LIFE
STEA FIRE AND LIFE
OF GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, ON THE 31ST
day of December, A. D. 1894, and for the year
ending on that day, as made to the Insurance Com-
missioner of the State of California, pursuant to
the provisions of sections 610 and 611 of the Po-
litical Code, condensed as per blank . furnished by
Amount of Capital Stock, paid up in
Cash $533333 3*
Real Estate owned by Company $ 752,133 S3
Loans on Bond and Mortgage.. 1,895,228 47
Cash Market Value of all Stocks and
Bonds owned by Company 1,497,047 IS
Amount of Loans secured by pledge ■„»:.■
of Bonds. Stocks and other market-
able securities as collateral 669.479 44
Cash in Company's Office '2,253 20
Cash in 8ank5...... 112,000 00
Interest due • and accrued on all ' ■
Stocks and Loans 61,07107
Premiums in due Course of Collec-
tion „ 34,545 92
Bills receivable, not matured, taken
for Fire and Marine Ri5k5. .*........ 16M.469 39
Rents due and accrued 10,666 67-
Due from other Companies for rein-
surance on losses already paid 300,936 93
Total Assets $5,493,83165
Losses in process of Adjustment or In
Suspense... ..........;.... 9106,666 66
Gross premiums on Fire Risks run-
ning one year or less, reinsurance
50 per cent, and Gross premiums
on l-'ire Risks running more than
one year, reinsurance pro rata...... 417,243 73
Liability under Life Department..... 3,594,410 97
Cash Dividends remaining unpaid.... 13,160 54
All other demands against the Com-
pany 188.898 43
Total Liabilities $4,320,380 33
Net Cash actually received for Fire
premiums $1,140,141 43
Received for interest and dividends
on Bonds, stocks, Loans, and from
all other sources 888,134 64 -
Received from Life Department.:. . . . 565,1*26 78
Total Income $2,093,402 83
Net amount paid for Fire Losses.. ... 575,950 73
Dividends to stockholders 32,000 00
Paid or allowed for Commission or
Brokerage 300,852 69
Paid for Salaries, fees and other
charges for officers, clerks, etc 148,486 18
All other • payments and expendi-
tures, including Life Department... 1,035,987 60
Total Expenditures .$2,093,277 20
Losses incurred during the year $575,950 73
Risks and Premiums. Fire Risks. Premiums. :
Net amount of Risks - -
written during the . :;:>■*'
year................. $379,149,499 $1,609,873 33
I Net amount of Risks
I expired during the
year..:...... L....... 216,390,454 722.897 70
Net amount in force ''■■■■
December, 31,1894. 1 154,875,183 417,243 73
T. ED LEVISSON, Vice-Presldent.
i M. OLBKUS, Secretary. • ••
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 6th day
; of April, 1885.
;: UUDM AKEBMABK, Notary Public