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His Talk Before the American
HIS IDEA OF AMERICANISM.
The Mixing of Church and State.
Personal Liberty and Free
As usual there was a large attendance in
Metropolitan Temple yesterday afternoon
to listen to the entertainment given by the
Good Citizens' Committee and particularly
the address by Oregon Sanders.
On calling the meeting to order H. W.
Quitzow, the chairman, said the continued
attention the people paid to the work of
the American Protective Association was
proof to him that this was the age of evolu
tion and that the time was rapidly ap
proaching when all the people of this land
would receive that protection that the
grand American liag guarantees them.
The audience then joined the Choral
Society in singing "America" with a great
deal of fervor.
Rev. F. K. Baker of the Epworth M. E.
Church offered uu a prayer. In the
course of his appeal to the Almighty he
said that the American people had been
disloyal to the trust that had been given
them and by reason of that disloyalty,
arising from carelessness, the enemy had
been permitted to plant itself in front of
then:, but that now they had their eyes
open to the duty that was expected of
them. He expressed the hope that the
Lord would help every American citizen
to be ioyal to flag and country. The
prayers of the reverend speaker were ap
plauded from many parts of the hall.
Miss Hattie Whiteside essayed a vocal
solo entitled "Arrows." The young lady
Bang the song in so acceptable a manner
that she was forced to give an encore,
which was loudly applauded.
M. T. Brewer, who bad been announced
to deliver a short address in the nature of
a prelude, did not appear, and the Rev. Mr.
Baker was called upon. He said that he
had been handed a letter which he would
read instead of mating an address. It de
nounced the flying of a foreign flag over
one of the buildings in the City.
The Rev. Mr. Baker, commenting on this
letter which was not signed, said that he
believed ihe time was not far off when
none but the American flag would float on
"And the time is not far off," exclaimed
a voice in the gallery.
The speaker, continuing, said that there
were Americans who are backsliders, and
that such are not worthy the name of
American. He expressed the hope that
the people would have sufficient backbone
to stand by the principles of the country.
After an organ solo by Henry Scheutte,
Oregon Sanders was introduced, and for
an hour and a half entertained the audi
He prefaced his address by stating that
he had been accused of having been a
Senator, and while he was willing to admit
that he had been in bad company he would
not admit that he had ever been in such
bad company as a Senate of California. He
said he was glad to announce that he had
never been a Senator. In regard to the
letter that he had heard read he did not
think that the display of the Irish flag was
intended as a disrespect to the American!
flag, but that it was probably put on the j
building by some hot-headed young fellow
without any intent to insult tne stars and
He then said that he would devote him
seif to his subject, '-Americanism." He
thought the expression, ; 'I am an Ameri
can," was too frequently used. All the
roustabouts for Dan Burns called them
selves Americans, those who landed at
Castle Garden called themselves Ameri
cans — by choice, and if their carpetsacks
were searched naturalization papers would
be found in them. He stated, upon the
authority of Roscoe Conklin, that at one
time portions of Europe were flooded with
naturalization certificates furnished by
one class in this country. Residence in
the United States did not constitute Amer
icanism, else if it did, the British Minister
in Washington, and all the Chinese in the
land would be Americans. It required
more than residence. It meant that the
people must be attached to the principle
of the Constitution and the Declaration of
Independence. Americanism might go a
little beyond that, he said, for the people
might want to elect the President by di
rect vote and still be Americans.
He then quoted from the constitution
and declared that the framers when they
said that Congress should not pass any
laws looking toward the establishment of
m religion, meant just what they said, that
it was a separation of church "and state,
iind that the inhibition ran against all
legislative bodies in the United States.
This provision of the constitution did not
conflict with the teachings of Christ, who
refused temporal power. Satan, he said,
offered Christ certain things, but the
Savior would not accept them; still if he
had Satan would have done what Dan
Burny could not do; he would have deliv
ered the goods. The constitution, he said,
told the people to pay taxes, to behave
themselves and to obey the law. The law
„ of the land, he said, was that church and
state should be kept apart, and he could
not see why the churches were so reluc
tant in standing by the law. It was the
duty, he eaid, of every one to see that
church and state were kept apart and
that every one be allowed to worship ac
cording to the dictates of his con
science. The employment of chap
lains in Congress and Legislatures
and in the prisons he denounced as
a trampling down of the constitutional
barriers, as it was at the expense of the
State inculcating religious principles.
The payment of large sums of money by
the Government for the maintenance of
religious institutions, he maintained, wns
.also a mingling of church and state, in
violation of the constitution, and that it
was the taxing of the people at large to in
culcate the ideas of some particular creed.
There were some of the American Protec
tive Association who indorsed this, be
cause they clamored for religious instruc
tion. In the past eight years, he said, bills
amounting to more than $4,000,000 had
been allowed by Congress for the support
of religious bodies of different creeds.
Much of thin money had been obtained for
the purpose of teaching the Indians, and
that, he said, was a mixinc of church and
state, for each religious Dody sought to
impart its doctrine to the Indians, and
that was using the money of the people for
religious instruction. He said that there
were a number of such bills now pending
before Congress, and that when tne time
comes to vote not a member from Califor
nia would have the courage to vote "no,"
or even object.
He then said that the exemption of
church property from taxation was unjust
and also a mixing of church and state. He
said that it was increasing the taxes of one
class of the community that the other
might go free of the burden of government.
He declared himself in favor of the taxa
tion of all property alike.
He then made a few remarks on free
trade and tariff ■* and said that in time the
country would be flooded with tariff litera
ture. He advised the people not to read
.-uch, but to read two speeches made by
Daniel Webster on the tariff, one in 1824
and the other in 1828, both of which he
termed unanswerable. The attempt to
prevent the delivery and distribution of
mail on Sunday and the passage of Sunday
laws he said were attempts to mix church
and state, and the latter was an infringe
ment on the personal liberty of the people.
On the subject of the public schools he
Mid that no religion should be taught in
them, that they should be left as they are.
He paid a high tribute to the public school
system of the United States, although he
had not had much benefit from it, as he went
to school in the wilds of Oregon only when
;t rained, but when he said that, he did not
want to have his hearers think that ho
was in school all the year round. He
wanted, he said, the church to keep its
hand 3 out of politics, and if it wanted to
teach religion to go and teach it outside of
the public school.
He then spoke of free speech, and gave
his idea of what that was. He said that a
person had a right to say whatever he
wished about a church Oi a regiment, for
no collective body could be slandered, and
that the people should judge if the speaker
told the truth.
In conclusion he said that the American
school was an American institution, and
added, in the words of George C. Gorham,
" Woe betide the power that shall ever in
terfere with it."
The meeting then closed with the sing
ing of " Cohirabia, Gem of the Ocean," by
THE BLESSEE BLEST.
Rev. F. 1,. Higgins' Address at the Firit
At the First Swedenboreian Church, on
O'Farrell street, near Webster, the Rev. F.
L. Higgins spoke yesterday morning on
the conditions of receiving mercy and love.
The text was Luke vi:36-38 and among
other things the speaker said :
"The conditions of our receiving the
Lord's mercy and forgiveness are by the
text plainly shown to be according to the
degree in which we ourselves exercise
mercy and forgiveness toward others. So
long as we are unmerciful there is no room
in us for the inflowing of the Lord's mercy
to us. The vessel full of foul and noxious
liquids must first be emptied of these be
fore pure and sparkling waters can flow
into it. And we must pour out of our
hearts all feelings of unmercifulness and
condemnation of others, however much
they may have wronged us, before we can
make room for the Lord's pure mercy and
forgiveness to flow into our souls. And as
we can only receive mercy from the Lord
through the exercise of it toward others, so
likewise can we get love only through the
I exercise of it.
"We sometimes long and pray for more
love and happiness and wonder that it is
not poured into us from above. But would
we not think the smith bereft of reason
who should simply sit still and pray for
stronger muscles? His arms will only get
strong by using them, and constantly. So
if we want love let us go and do something
for somebody or put forth our hands to
help others. * We will find love flowing
through us to those we help and both
blessing them and filling us with joy."
LAWLOR LIKELY TO LOSE
Result of the First Rub for the
World's Handball Cham
Several Closely Contested Games
Played In the Local Courts
The principal topic of conversation in
the handball courts yesterday was the
news that reached the City on Saturday
night about the match for the world's
championship between Lawlor and Fitz
gerald. The first rub of ten games was
played in Fitzgerald's court in Tralee, Ire
land, on August 15, and Fitzgerald won
eight out of the ten.
This was a great surprise to handball
players here, as the general opinion was
that Lawlor would win easily. The sec
ond rub was to be played in the Grattan
street Racquet Court, Cork, on August 20,
but the result will not be known here til!
Tuesday or Wednesday. Fitzgerald has
three games to win and Lawlor nine. Fitz
gerald had the advantage of playing in his
own court in the first rub, and although
Lawlor had such odds against him it is be
lieved here that he has won the champion
News of another match played in the
Grattan-street Court on August 9 between
Phil Casey, champion of the world, and
| James Dunne of Brooklyn, N. V., on the
I one side, and James Fitzgerald, champion
! of Ireland, and W. O'Herlihy of Cork, also
i reached the- City on Saturday. They
i played the first four games out of seven.
| Casey and Dunne had scored the four
! games when Fitzgerald and O'Herliby had
< only scored one.
The chief event in the local courts . yes
! terday was a match between Champion
! Jones of . Australia and J. Harlow, the
' coast champion, and- J. Lawless, old-time
partners. It was keenly contested from
I start to finish, and Jones won the fifth and
i winning game by only one ace.
At the Union court the event of the
i day was a match between R. Lenihan and
1 Al" Pennoyer against J. Feeney and J.
Nelson. It was one of the closest games
! ever played in the court, and the final was
! won by Lenihan and Pennoyer by one ace.
Among the interesting games played at
[ the Occidental court was one between T.
i P. Bonnet and Willie Jacobs against Den
nis Daly, champion of Oakland, and C. J.
McGlynn. It was won easily by Bonnet
and Jacobs. Two closely contested games
of racquets were also played. Next
Wednesday night the first rub between M.
J. Kilgallon and T. F. Bonnet will be
played, and in the preliminary event John
Purcell and Al 0. Hampton will play
James Nelson and Ed Maloney.
Following were the games played at the
San Francisco Court— J. Brown and L. Levy
defeated W. Darius and Thomas Ryan, 21—
18—21, 21—10. J. O'Brien and J. Dodd de
feated J. Emmett and Thomas Riley, 21—
19—21, 21—6. D. Finnigan and Con Sullivan
defeated D. McCarthy and P. Barry, 21— 18,
13-21, 21—17. J. Brown and L. Levy defeated
George Ward and Thomas Ryan, 21—11,
18—21, 21—14. D. Finnigan and Con
Sullivan defeated M. McDonald and
D. McCarthy, 21-9, 13-21, 21-16.
Phil Ryan and J. Brown defeated Dan O Brien
and M. McDonald, 21—11, 9—21, 21— lb. G.
Hutchinson and D. Finnigan defeated P. Con
nolly and J. Sweeney, 21-19, 12-21, -Sl-l 1 -
Pat Kelly and J. Sweeney defeated G. Hutchin
son and D. Connolly, 21-11,18-21,21-16.
J. Jones, the Australian champion, defeated J.
Harlow, the coast champion and J. Lawless,
21—12 17-21, 13—21, 21—16, 21—20. ; .-. •
Occidental Court— J. Hurley and Al Collins
defeated M. Dolan and TClemmens, 21-14,
20-21, 21-17. Dr. Ed E. Hill '. and P. C.
Vaughn defeated P. F. McCormick and C.
Bauer 21—17 14— 21— 19. Jerry Sheeny
and Tom Degnan defeated C. J. McGlynn and
D.M. Stanley 21-18. 20—21.21-20. John
Condon and T. 'Brown feated J. McEvely and
D. E. Condon, 14-21, 21—16, 21-19. T.
Cashin and John purcell defeated Ed Mahoney
and Al C. Hampston, 21-10,20-21,21-17.
I ¥ Bonnet and Willie Jacobs defeated Oak
land's champion, Dennis Daly, and C. J. Mc-
Glynn, 21—17, 21—15, 13-21, .18-21, 21—9.
At racquets-N. Jacobs, the coming champion,
defeated John Purcell, 11-9, 11-4, b-11,
B—ll 10—11. T. F. Bonnet defeated J. M.
Currier, Court— T. McManus and J. Norriss
Union Court— T. McManus and J. Norriss
clayed a single-handed game, each side win
ning one rub, the final to be played next Sun
day J. Howard and T. Fay defeated J.Norriss
and Jasper Lynch, 21-12, 10-21. 21-20. O.
Hpndrv and , P. Johnson defeated T. Lenihan
and J. McGmnn, 21-18. 15-21, 21-12. M. M.
Millitt and Ed Nannay defeated M. Morton and
William Dunne, 21-12 18-21, 21-19. o Paul
Kelly defeated Frank McManus, 21— 10, 19—21,
21—13. Ed Parkinson and M. Coughlan de
feated Ed MeGlade and J. O'Lcary, 21—15,
19—21, 21—20. John Riordon and T. McManus
defeated John Nelson and William Kelley,
21—15, 19-21, 21—20. R. Lenihan and Al
Pennoyer defeated J. Feeney and J. Nelson.
21— 15-21, 21— 17, 18-21, 31-20. John
Kennedy and Ed Fitzgerald defeated J. C.
Humphrey and Ed - Graney, 21—17, 21—15,
Live Birds at the Oakland Track.
A few select shots faced the traps at Oakland
racetrack yesterday. Th« birds were of excel
lent quality and the sportsmen were in good
form. Critteuden Robinson killed every bird
he fired at during the day, which made a clean
score of about forty birds. Blade, the well
known shot of this City, made the same excel
lent score, while Ned Fay lost but three out of
a like number of birds axed at.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 1895.
DR. McLEAN'S FAREWELL
His Last Sermon In the First
TOUCHING WORDS AT PARTING.
The Venerable Pastor Will Labor
for the Pacific Theological
Rev. J. K. McLean, D.D., president of
the Pacific Theological Seminary, bade
farewell to his congregation in the First
Congregational Church, Oakland, yester
day, and in doing so the venerable clergy
man ended his pastorate of nearly a
quarter of a century in the fashionable
church on Twelfth street. The parting was
impressive, with a touch of tenderness
in it, beautiful in the eloquent words of
the preacher combining a prayer for the
congregation with expressions of his deep
felt gratitude and kindliest wishes.
The church was crowded to the doors
with people who had lone ago learned to
esteem and love their pastor. The bond of
sympathy was all apparent in the sincere
interest taken in every word he uttered.
REV. J. K. McLEAN, D.D., PBi-SIDENT OF THE PACIFIC THEO
[From a photograph by Smith, Oakland.]
Ladies of the congregation had decorated
the pulpit wit h evergreens — clusters of ferns
and potted palms, vases holding bamboo
sprays — and among this leafy row were
great branches of yellow marguerites and
chrysanthemums. Those evergreens and
flowers presented a striking contrast that
added much beauty to the interior, while
giving evidence of a delicate tribute to the
The choir, under the direction of A. M.
Benham, was at its best, having been aug
mented by the addition of a full chorus.
Throughout the service the following
selections were rendered with very pleas
ing efFect: "Send Out Thy Light,"
Gounod; solo, Mr. Robinson, "In Heav
enly Love," Howe; quartet of Methodist
Church, "God to Whom We Look Up,"
Chadwick; violin solo. Miss Hush,
"Largo," Handel; "Hark Mv Soul,"
soprano and also solos and chorus,
Sheeley; tenor solo, W. E. Bachelder,
"My Soul is Athirst for God," Gaul. Clos
Dr. McLean was not accompanied by
other ministers in the pulpit, nor did he
attempt to dwell too long on his formal
withdrawal from the church. Though it
was his last sermon as pa3tor in that
pulpit he preached in a strain overflowing
with paternal solicitude for those he was
leaving, and only at the close of his dis
course did he refer to the change. Indeed
he had announced his attention last May
of resigning to give himself more fully
to the Theological Seminary in these
Dear Brethren: You have already been in
formally made aware of the impending change
in our long-continued relation as pastor and
people. I do now and hereby formally tender my
resignation and request your acceptance of the
same, to take effect on the 31st of August.
• • * I do not wish you, however, to think
that I have been able without deep pain to ar
rive at the conclusion herein expressed. I am
scarcely able even yet to conceive of any
earthly form of life for myself except as con
nected with this church and its work. I can
almost as easily conceive of moving out of my
present body— indeed, out of my present self —
into some other body and some other self, and
of so becoming some other person, as to con
ceive of living under conditions other than
those which have prevailed with me for the
past twenty-three years. I walk as one groping
his way into a new and unknown mode of ex
Dr. McLean's discourse was upon the
texts taken from St. John, fourth chapter,
13th and 14th verses, and seventh chapter,
37th to 39th verses :
"Eyery one that drinketh of this water
shall drink again ; but whosoever drinketh
of the water that I shall give him shall
never thirst again; but the water that I
shall give him shall become in him a well
of water springing up into eternal life.
"On that last day. great day of feast,
Jesus stood and cried, saying: 'If any
man thirst let him come unto me and
drink. If any man believeth on me, as the
scripture hath said, out of his belly shall
flow rivers of living water.' Thus spake he
of the spirit, which they that believed on
him were to receive."
The speaker said that these were two of
the most marvelous chapters of scripture,
and as he read them he wished that he was
not standing there at the end of his twenty
three years' term in the pulpit, but rather
at the beginning. He desired to refresh
the memories of his congregation on the
occasions which brought out those words
from the Savior's lips.
"The first time," he said, "Christ was
sitting thirsty and hungry at St. Jacob's
well in Samaria, while his disciples went
to the city to buy bread. A woman came
to the well while he was waiting. He
spoke to her and asked her for a drink.
She was surprised that he, a Jew, should
ask a Samaritan for a drink from her
pitcher. Christ's answer was 'Every one
that drinketh of this water shall thirst
again ; but whosoever drinketh of the water
that I shall give him shall never thirst
again. But the water that I shall give him
shall become in him a well of water spring
ing up into eternal life.'
"This woman was a typical character.
She was not an abandoned woman, but
after the standard of her age a reasonably
respectable one. She had the ear, the con
fidence of the city ana the people went out
to hear Christ. She was typical of the
great majority of the human race who
live down to oar day fox selfish aatisLtc
tions. The woman of Samaria was one who
chose personal satisfactions for which she
abandoned the higher, spiritual pleasures.
"The other occasion was the great feast —
the harvest home of the Jews, among
whom when harvest had been gathered in
it was a beautiful custom of Jewish priests
to carry water each day to the temple with
loud acclaim and there, pouring it upon
the steps, to praise God.
"It was a very significant service and ap
propriate. Jesus took advantage of it, for
it was at the end of this feast that he
spoke: 'If any man thirst, let him come
unto me and drink. If any man believeth
on me. as the Scripture has said, out of his
belly shall flow rivers of living water. 1
"His teachings, his grace, shall be a
flowing well spreading verdure. It is the
true doctrine of the indwelling of the
Holy Ghost. Many of us have a doctrine,
a theory of the Holy Ghost, which we hold
to firmfy; many more have an experience,
a conception which is little better than a
"The true conception comes to us in a rap
ture; the true doctrine brings from the
lowest depths the satisfactions that make
the soul wise and strong and full of under
standing, strengthened with might and
grace. The fullness of the Divine Spirit
makes a beautiful life; it tends to make
beautiful faces, beautiful worlds.
"These satisfactions that come up through
the depths of our being are not exclusive.
The soul once so equipped can wealth,
position, success, prominence, can aught
else compare with its satisfactions? Let
kindness, goodness, faithfulness exist in
the human soul up to the brim. It fills to
the utmost the grandest conceptions of
"This i 9 not merely for the Johns, Pauls,
Timothys, not merely for the Luthers,
Wesleys, Newmans; it is promised to all
souls. Christ will dwell in your hearts."
Changing his theme Dr. McLean said
that this conception of true life was one be
had sought for himself to Dresent, and only
regretted, he had not been able to convey it
more adequately and faithfully. He
desired for all the people in the congrega
tion more and more an approach to that
type of being and living. Heexpressed his
appreciation of the patience, kindness,
forbearance and co-operation of the church
and all its members, who, he hoped, as
years passed, might be able to realize
more fully the indwelling presence of the
In the evening the service was largely
attended. Dr. McLean preached a brief
sermon on "Christian Joy," his text being
John's Gospel xv:ii: "Those things have
I spoken to you that my joy might be in
you, and that your joy might be full."
"It was the design of the great creator
that human life should be joyful," he said.
"Christ's joy did not depend on anything
outside of himself, or that was merely cir
cumstantial. He owned no house, no rail
roads, no hotels, no strings of horses; he
had no office and received no plaudits. His
life was complete within himself; and
nevertheless it was a very joyful life. He
says he was to have that kind of joy — 'my
joy.' There has been quite a full experi
ence trying to retain joy along other lines
than those Christ lays down. Many of
these attempts have ended at the mouth
of the pistol, or over the side of the ferry
boat, or in penitentiaries, or in broken
heartedness, utter disappointment and
"It is quite time that the world should
try for some other brand, some other vari
ety of joy. The testimony of thousands
who have received his scheme of life is
that it is joyful, even in the midst of sor
row. Martyrs exulted at the stake. Out
of poverty many have enriched them
selves and made others rich."
Dr. McLean will fill the pulpit in Plym
outh Congregational Church, Oakland, and
also devote himself more closely than ever
to the work accompanying his position as
president of the Pacific Theological Sem
When he became pastor of the First Con
gregational Church the congregation wor
shiped in a small building at Tenth and
Washington streets. But that was nearly
twenty-four years ago : and the present edi
fice on Twelfth street is one of the largest
and handsomest in Oakland.
During Dr. McLean's incumbency nearly
2200 persons were received into the First
Congregational Church, and he united in
marriage over 2000 people.
LATTER DAY SAINTS.
Messrs. Beck and Beatie Address the
San Francisco Branch.
John Beck and W. T. Beatie, prominent
silver miners of Salt Lake City, addressed
a meeting of Latter Day Saints at 909 Mar
ket street Jast evening. The San Fran
cisco branch of the Latter Day Saints is
presided over by Elder Henry S. Tanner,
and it was at his invitation that the silver
men addressed his congregation. Mr.
Beatie was the first to speak.
He was surprised to learn that San
Francisco had a flourishing branch of the
church of the faithful, and glad to know
that the members met in weekly service.
He had been born of Mormon parents and
reared in the Mormon religion, and was
proud to acknowledge it. He believed
that these people had always striven for
the upbuilding of the Church of Christ.
Mr. Beck said that there had been a good
deal of prejudice against his people from
false report, which was dying out. He ad
monished his hearers to make their lives
conform to their religious professions, and
to press on living always in the true faith.
Mr. Beck is part owner in the Bullion-
Beck siiver mine, which is located about
seven ty miles from Salt Lake, at a place
called Tintic. At the present time he is
shipping about 100 tons of ore daily to
Denver and Pueblo. Mr. Beck has "just
ordered two Bryant mills from the Kisdon
Iron Works. _
Yon Gaberecht, an eminent German
pencil-maker, now dead, has over his grave
a gigantic stone representation of half a
lead pencil set as a tombstone. It is of red
sandstone, with a core of graphite eight
inches in diameter.
THAT LETTER OF GRAHAM
Charge of Treason Taken Ex
ception To by Those
IS NOT A JUDGE, THEY SAY.
Views of Chairman Fergusson of
the Meeting, Knox and
Colonel William M. Graham of the Fifth
United States Artillery, brevet brigadier
general, has given an additional offense to
tte anti-railroad men.
His letter respecting the resolutions
adopted at the Metropolitan Temple mass
meeting in condemnation of his inscrip
tion, "Murdered by Strikers," on the
monument of the soldiers killed at Sacra
mento, has made a great many people feel
like asking him, "Who made thee a judge
The particular portion of his letter to
which exception is taken is that which
charges the participants in that gathering
with doing 'treasonable" things. The
words of the general were:
I respectfully decline to comply with the
treasonable demands of men who have pub
licly put themselves outside the law and of the
respect of honest, law-abiding citizens by
adopting resolutions of sympathy with public
enemies and condoning the crime of murder.
There are four men which this charge
of General Graham directly concerns.
These are M. J. Fergusson, who
was chairman of the meeting,
Harry Knox, who was at the head of the
American Railway Union movement here
daring the strike, E. D. Marlatt, the pres
ent president of the local A. R. U., and
C. E. Crandall. Messrs. Marlatt and
Crandall constituted the committee that
arranged for the meeting.
There is one more man. That is George
W. Monteith, but being a lawyer Mr. Mon
teith clearly understands the difference
between the constitutional definition of
treason in this country and General
Graham's idea. Mr. Monteith, therefore,
simply smiles and observes that the courts
are open to any person believing the meet
ing to have been a treasonable one.
The four men whose names were men
tioned together were called upon yester
day as a matter of justice to them to see
what they had to say in response to Gen
eral Graham's charge. They had the one
sentiment in common, namely, that Gen
eral Graham assumed the same attitude
toward the mass-meeting as he did toward
the Sacramento affair. Mr. Fergusson, the
chairman, is disposed to be very conserva
tive and to do everything pro forma, so his
words were rather colorless. He said :
I do not think I have anything in particular
to say just now. General Graham has a right
to his opinion, but it is purely a difference of
opinion between us. He takes the identical
position on the meeting he took with relation
to the death of the soldiers.
He thinks the soldiers were "murdered by
strikers," and has accordingly placed himself
on record in that inscription on the monu
ment. We think, on the other hand, that the
soldiers were not murdered by strikers, and
that for an officer of the United States army
under the pay of the citizens of this Republic
to make such a statement, in such a manner
and under such circumstances, without any
judicial basis for it, and in the absence of in
structions from his superiors, is, to say the
least, assuming prerogatives which do not be
long to him.
The matter will be form ally communicated to
the Secretary of War. I shall do so purely in a
formal manner and because, as chairman, I
was instructed by the meeti-^ to do so. That
will be the next step, and when I get ready to
do that I may have something to say. I sup
pose General Graham himself has already re
ported his version of the facts to his superiors.
We all regret the death of those soldiers, and
so did the strikers regret it. None but insane
men would have wanted anything like that to
have happened. Its occurrence certainly
could, not have helped the cause of the
H. A. Knox, who, because of his connec
tion with the railroad strike, feels that the
insinuation of General Graham's inscrip
tion is aimed at him in particular, ex
pressed his sentiments in the following:
This man seems to regard himself as the
monarch of all be surveys, but he will find
that there are some things higher than he is
before he gets through with this matter.
I only wish that he would say either to my
face orin some such way that I could get back
at him in some legal manner for It, the things
which I am told he says of me to third parties
and not in my presence. I would see if he en
joys perfect immunity in the makine of such
There is only one thing to do in the premises
that seems to be anything lik*e the next step to
properly take, and that is to have the facts
communicated to the Secretary of War. That
official represents the people of this country in
the War Department and happens to be above
The trouole with General Graham is that he
mistakes his position. Because he chances to
be intrenched behind a small military force,
over which he possesses absolute power to com
mand, he indulges in the pleasing belief that
his statements respectiag the strikers of last
year and the men who recently met to protest
against his cowardly and slanderous inscrip
tion, are adjudicatory and final in their char
acter, and, like the "laws of the Medes and
Persians, cannot be altered" by the power
even of the sovereign people.
Being only a military servant of the people,
he aspires "to quasi-judicial powers and apes
the prerogatives of a judge. That is ambitious
on his "part, it is true, but it is not warranted
by the position he holds, the manner in which
he is recompensed and the nature of republi
can institutions as established in the American
It is clearly understood by the powers that
be in this country— or, if it is not. it ought to
be— that the administering of government is
done through three co-ordinate branches, each
having special prerogatives and each being
well defined and limited in its scope of power.
General Graham belongs to the executive
branch and not to the judicial, and though he
may have the right to accuse he has not the
power to adjudge.
That inscription went further than a mere
accusation— it is a charge, in writing, to the
highest tribunal of the land, the people, and
would stand as a judgment in default were it
not contradicted and protested against by the
ones he so wantonly accuses of murder. Our
mass-meeting, therefore, was merely for the
purpose of contradicting that slander and pro
testing against his action ( and as a result the
meeting voiced a demand to General Graham
for the removal of the inscription. Is such
treason? I say that it was our right, and not
on ly that but our duty to take the action we
President Marlatt's ideas were similar
to those of Mr. Knox. He said :
The Colonel evidently fancies himself as
possessing the same powers as the Emperor of
Russia. He is a little Czar out there at the
Presidio, and forgets that his relations toward
the people of this country and his soldiers are
very much different.
It was one Pilate of old who said, "What I
have written I have written," and General Gra
ham feels about as important and authorita
tive as the said Pilate did. I do not know
whether Pilate went quite so far as to charge
his importunistu with treason.
Said C. E. Crandall :
There is one thing that we can say and that
is that we are about all of us natives of this
country, which Is more than can be said for the
soldiers of the United States Army. I never
committed treason or murder.
And Richard Parker, a Sacramento
I'd like him to say it was treason to my face.
I belong to a number of orders that will not
TEOTJT-riSHIM IN SHASTA.
C. B. Porter Returns From an Outing
in That County.
C. B. Porter, who returned on Saturday
from a month's outing in Shasta County,
is loud in his praises of the abundance of
sport to be found in the eastern portion of
that county. In speaking of the pleasures
enjoyed during his outing in that section
"There may be equally as good trout-fish
ing in other sections of the country, but if
so I have never been able to find it. I
found a number of well-nigh virgin streams
in which it was most delightful to caat the
"The trout are not large, but they are
what is better to the sportsman, they are
gamey and as toothsome fish as ever fur
nished a Waltonian pleasure or tickled the
palate of an epicure. Trout Creek, a small
stream flowing from the southern shed of
Mount Shasta, is remarkable for the great
number of trout found in its waters. It is
an ideal trout stream, with the very best
of opportunities for fly-casting, and you
may rest assured that our party enjoyed
the pleasures it affords with a relish. If
any one should desire a splendid trip
Eastern Shasta and the streams flowing in
south from Mount Shasta will afford all
the pleasures any lover of the rod and gun
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AT PAKE AND SEASHORE.
One of the Largest Crowds of tbe Season
Visit These Resorts.
In spite of the fact that the wind was
decidedly gale-like and the fog hung in
dark clouds, one of the largest crowds of
the season visited the park and Ciiff House
yesterday. There was hardly a vacant
seat to be had around the music stand,
while the driveways and walks were
equally as crowded. The playgrounds
were filled with happy, laughing children,
while the merry-go-round and the don
keys had all they could do to accommo
date the little ones.
At the Cliff House nothing out of the
usual trend occurred, except an exciting
ten minutes' encounter between two big
sea lions. People who chanced to be
watching Seal Rock about 2:30 o'clock saw
two lions suadenly tumble into the water
and then battle with each other. They
fought desperately for about ten minutes,
when the largest lion gave a mighty roar
and sank beneath the waves. The other
lion floated around for a few minutes as if
in search of his antagonist, then com
placently resumed his position on the
COURSING AT THE PARKS
Little Tom Again Wins the First
Prize at Kerrigan's
Skyball Exhibits His Speed at Cas
serly's — Flashlight Won
The wind blew cold across the coursing
parks yesterday, and while the tempera
ture added nothing to the comfort of the
spectators, it made the hares fast, and
good coursing was the result.
At Kerrigan's Park, Little Tom, the
clever white hound that won the forty
dog stake on the 18th inst., distinguished
himself and enriched his owner again by
winning from thirty-nine other dogs of
high degree. Following is the result of
Nellie D beat Belle, Spring beat Glenade,
Marguerite beat Mary Best, Jimmy Hope beat
Maud G, Dashaway beat Georgie Dixon, Fox
hall beat Sculptress, Lady Fitzgerald beat
Famous, Occident beat Butcher Boy, Diamond
beat Mary X, Evening Star beat Fly, Light
weight beat Young Slavin, Lamplighter beat
Thorndale, Jenny Lind beat Ben, Regent beat
Trilby, Ivy Leaf beat Annie Daly, Mayo Boy
beat Oregon Boy, Little Tom beat Cyclone,
Woodford beat Sunflower, Fairy D beat Bonnie
Lass, Nigger beat Nancy Till.
First ties— Nellie D beat Spring, Jimmy Hope
beat Marguerite, Foxhall a bye, Lady Fitz
gerald beat Lightweight, Occident beat Lamp
lighter, Evening Star beat Diamond, Regent
beat Jenny Lind, Mayo Boy beat Ivy Leaf,
Little Torn beat Fairy D, Nigger beat Woodford.
Second ties— Nellie D beat Jimmy Hope, Lady
Fitzgerald a bye, Evening Star beat Occident,
Regent beat Mayo Boy. Little Tom beat Nigger.
Third ties— Lady Fitzgerald beat JJellie D,
Regent beat Evening Star, Little TonTa bye.
Fourth ties— Little Tom beat Lady Fitzgerald,
Regent a bye.
Final— Little Tom beat Regent, taking first
prize, $20; Regent second, $10; Lady Fitz
gerald third, $5. Ed Canavan and John Cran
ston acted as judge and slipper respectively.
On Sunday next a forty-four dog stake,
$2 entrance, with $25 added by the manage
ment of the park will be run and some
crack dogs will be entered.
At Casserly's Park the crowd had the
Eleasure of seeing Skyball, rated as the best
ound on the coast, run away from Flash
light, the winner of the twenty-four dog
stake. The latter ran a bye in the third
ties and Skyball was put in for a try out.
He ran unsighted nearly across the field
and finally, seeing the hare, flew past
Flashlight and turning the hare made a
neat kill, winning "in a walk." The run
ning was generally good.
Following is the result of the run down :
W. Greeley's Richmond Boy beat R. O'Shea'e
Native Daughter, R. O'Shea's Sontag beat F.
Mcßrides Little Joe, J. O'Connor's Tee Wee
beat W. H.Gouley's Blanche, J. O'Connor's
Hornpipe beat J. W. Welch's Belle, J. Me-
Laughhu's Joe Pachian beat J. O'Connor's
True Blue, T. Brennan's White Rustic beat W.
Kelter's Freestone, T. Roe's Robert Emmet
beat G. Mulvey's Lee Boy, T. Brennan's Red
Prince a bye, J. Mcßride's Flashlight beat J.
McCormick's Rapid, T. J. Cronin's White Chiei
beat T. Roe's Mollie Reilly, Alameda Kennel*
Kitty Scott beat C. Jennings' Red Rose.
First ties— Richmond Boy beat Sontag, Joe
Pachian beat Tee Wee, Hornpipe a bye, White
Rustic beat Robert Emmet, Flashlight beat
Red Prince, Kitty Scott beat Red Prince.
Second ties— Joe Pachian beat Richmond
Boy, White Rustic beat Hornpipe, Flashlight
beat Kitty Scott.
Third Ties— White Rustic beat Joe Pachian,
Flashlight a bye.
Final— J. Mcßride's Flashlight beat T. Bren
nan's White Rustic, taking first prize, $20;
White Rusic, second prize, $10; Joe Pachian,
third prize, $6.
A twenty-four dog stake will be run next
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