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Styled by Bayard Taylor a
Garden Spot of the
WEALTH OF BESOUKCES.
A Single County Wherein There
Are 2,641,737 Fruit Trees
SAN JOSE A HEALTH EESOET.
Its Death Rate Less Than Half That
of New York— A City of
SAN JOSE, C>,l., Aug. 15.— "One of the
three most beautiful valleys in the
The above sentiment was the praise
accorded Santa Clara Valley by Bayard
Taylor, and no one who has had the good
fortune to become at all familiar with this
section, so frequently referred to as the
"garden spot of the world," can fail to
find an echo in their hearts of the words
above quoted. Nature has indeed been
lavish of her bounties here and seems to
wear a perpetual smile as thougn pleased
with her every touch. The satisfaction
expressed in word and manner by the
residents of Santa Clara Valley with their
environments is readily excused, as in
point of location, climatic and other ad
vantages necessary for the prosperity of a
people this valley is unsurpassed.
Santa Clara County, while being an in
land county, is situated at such a conve
nient distance from San Francisco Bay as
to receive the benefit of the invigorating
sea breezes, which the beautiful Santa Cruz
mountains that border this valley so pleas
antly temper, and no day in summer fails
to bring these invigorating and life-giving
breezes. The population of Santa Clara
County borders closely on 60,000, a popu
lation gained in 4he last generation, and
more emphatic than words can tell, their
prosperity is shown by an increase in the
total county valuation from $40,000,000 in
1886 to $56,000,000 in the present year.
As to the source of this wealth,
one has but to drive over its
miles of splendid roads upon which $100,
--000 is annually expended for sprinkling
alone, and note the thousands of acres of
orchards, representing every known fruit
grown, the various fruit-dryers and .can
neries, worked to their fullest capacity;
the vineyards and well-equipped wineries
scattered throughout the country, the
dairies, which for size and completeness
are not often equaled, and many other in
dustries which these conditions call forth,
and wonder succeeds wonder at the ap
parently never-ending vista, yet one is
compelled frequently to exclaim:
"What golden wealth," and needs no
further explanation of tne Assessor's
figures. A mistaken idea, however, and
one unfortunately too prevalent in the
minds of Eastern people, according to the
statement of an officer of the Board of
Trade here, is that the grand achieve
ments in the fruit industry in this county
ere due almost entirely to the soil and
climate and very little to the labor and
intelligence of the orchardist. To the in
tending settler it will be well that this
view will find no lodgment in his mind,
for whil" the soil and climate, as has been
said, are as favorable to .he cultivation of
fruit as that of any other locality in the
State, yet the best results have been
reached only where the highest intelli
gence, the most painstaking labor and the
most persistent efforts have been dis
This is a point upon which too much
emphasis cannot be placed, for while na
ture is ever kind yet her reward is only to
the industrious. It might be well at this
juncture to call attention to a frequent
cause of worry and embarrassment to the
fruit-grower, one responsible perhaps
more than any other cause for the failure
of the orchardist's hopes, and that is the
ambition of many to own large orchards
on a small investment in the belief that
they can pull througti the youthful period
of the orchard and in tbe end be comfort
ably established through the disposal of
an extensive fruit crop. Why msn fall
into this error it is difficult to explain, as
many of these are men who have been en
gaged in mercantile pursuits, but who
would never have expected to do a busi
ness of $100,000 per year on a capital of
$10,000, and yet this is just what many are
attempting, with the result that they are
hampered in all their efforts through a se
ries of years, and eventually disappointed.
There is indisputable evidence of the
profit in fruit culture anywhere in the vast
fertile valley, and thi3 is to be found in
the prosperity of those engaged in it and
tbe largely increased acreage in orchards
each year. The following figures will be
of interest in this particular: ~
The following is the number of fruit
frees growing in the county:
Prune, other kinds
The total number ot bearing fruit trees
in the county is placed at 2,641,737; non
bearing trees, 1,933,804; grand total of fruit
trees in county, 4,575,541. Tbe increase in
bearing French prune trees in 1896 over
1895 is 70,913. The increase in peach trees
this year over 1895 is 23,930.
While the above list tells its own story
as to the adaptability of Santa Clara
County for the growth of fruit of every
kind, yet this is pre-eminently the center
for prunes of the very highest quality,
the peculiar climatic conditions demanded
by this choice fruit being found here to a
degree not obtained elsewhere in the
world. This statement contains no exag
geration, as can be easily and satisfactorily
No other fruit is so highly and uni
versally recommended by physicians as a
health diet as is the prune, and it is little
wonder that its culture is receiving tbe
attention given to it by orcbardists of this
valley. In order. to give our readers a
clearer idea of what is represented in the
yield of the immense acreage of Santa
Clara County, or a portion of it at least,
we append the following table:
Arjd while decreases from the figures of the
output for the previous year are the rule, the
remarkable increase of over 14,000,000 pounds
in shipments of dried prunes lor the season of
1895, as compared with 1894, goes a long way
toward making; up the decrease in shipment of
all kinds of fruit, wine and garden seed.
The figures of prune shipments are greater
than for any previous year. During the twelve
months from July 1, 1893, to June 30, 1894,
the shipments amounted t0 38,704,350 pounds,
and were the heaviest on record for any season
TYPICAL .SCENES EN SANTA CLARA COUNTY.
at that time. During the past season ending
June 30 last the shipment of prunes amounted
to 41,681,155 pounds, or nearly 3,000,000
pounds greater than during the season oi 1893.
Season of 1895
Season of 1890
Season of 1891
Season of 1892
reason of 1593
Season of 1 894
Benson of 1890.
Season of 1891
Reason of 1892
Season of 1898
Heason of 1894
Season of 1895
•21, us i;:> 6
To show just what these figures repre
sent Mr. Collister of District Freight
Agent Steeple's office, using twelve tons as
a carload, figured out the' number of cars
necessary to move that amount of freight,
with the* following result:
Canned fruit ••■ 600
Green fruit........:.:..... 670
Dried prunes :....:. ..■.;....:....... 1>7 X
Dried peaches »5
Dried apricots.... • "3
Other dried fruits. 19
Taking thirty cars as a train, this re
presents 121 fall trainloads of fruits,
wine and Beed wnich were forwarded
from Santa Clara Valley for the season of
In the foregoing we have endeavored to
demonstrate the claims of Santa Clara
County as a spot favorable for homes and
investment, but in addition it affirms its
right to a place at the very head of all the
health resorts of the State on account of
its equable climate and its many and
varied mineral springs, the analysis of
which is equal to those of the world-famed
springs of Europe. Here are to be found
Vichy Hot Springs, sulphur, soda and
many others, and innumerable cures tes
tify to their excellent worth.
The position of Santa Clara County as
an educational center is so well known as
to hardly need mention, as here are
located the Leland Stanford University,
University of the Pacific, Santa Clara Col
lege, State Normal School, besides con
servatories of music and various acade
The world-famed Lick Observatory, con
taining the monster 36-inch glass, the lat
ter costing $60,000, an observatory which
has done as much probably for astronomi
cal science through its corps of learned
professors as almost any other in the world,
is situated here and is reached through a
mountain drive both beautiful and com
No article on Santa Clara County is
complete without special reference to San
Jose, the county seat, and which once vis
ited can never be forgotten on account of
its beautiful broad thoroughfares and
well-paved streets, so prettily adorned
with graceful palms and shade trees.
In its very business center is St. James
Park with" its fountain, large shade trees
and well kept lawns, and opposite is the
Hall of Records, a building which would
do honor to any city, and adjoining is the
Courthouse, an imposing structure which
cost $400,000. Recently erected is a post
office building costing nearly $200,000 and
which is indeed "a thing of beauty," and
facing this is the City Hall and Free Li
brary. Its business blocks and banking
institutions give the city a decidedly pros
perous and substantial air, which condi
tion is certainly borne out by the commer
cial history of the city, as through all the
trying years just passed not one of the
banks closed its doors or suffered embar
As a health resort San Jose points to the
following table as proof of its position :
New York, 24.19 per 1000 per annum.
Philadelphia, 17.17 per 1000 per annum.
Baltimore, 20.31 per 1000 per annum.
Richmond, Va., 20.10 per 1000 per annum.
Savannah, 33.75 per 1000 per annum.
San Fraucisco. 18.30 per 1000 per annum.
San Diego, 10.98 per 1000 per annum.
Lot Angeles, 15.82 per 1000 per annum.
San Jose, 11.78 per 1000 per annum.
San Jose is but fifty miles from San
Francisco, and has an excellent and fre
quent train service to that city, fifteen
trains each way being the daily service, in j
THE SAN FKAJN CISCO CALL, MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1896.
addition to which communication is had
Dy steamer from Alviso.
In concluding this article too much
praise cannot be accorded the directors of
the Board of Trade for their intelligent
and untiring efforts to aQvance the inter
ests or the county. The board consists of
Colonel T. R. Weaver, president, who,
although a newcomer to the county, has
done much to unite the fruit-growers of
the valley into a working organization,
and C. J. Steeple, treasurer, and A. C.
Darby, C. M. Hatcher. J. D. Miner, Wil
liam Osterman, S.E. Smith, A. O. Bacon,
L. M. Hale and J. P. Fay, secretary.
The Board of Trade maintains an excel
lent permanent exhibit, conveniently situ
ated, and is the only bureau of informa
tion in the county. It distributes large
quantities of statistical matter throughout
the East and answers multitudinous in
quiries from intending settlers. Take it
all together, California may indeed feel a
pride in the beautiful Santa Clara Valley.
OF THE STATE.
Major-General N. T. James, division
commander of the National Guard, has
resolved to ascertain definitely whether
the ammunition supplied to the troops is
of the highest grade. He has determined
to promote efficiency in rifle practice in
the guard, and, as a preliminary step, will
see that ammunition is supplied that can
be relied upon.
Following is a copy of an order issued
from division headquarters last Saturday:
Regimental inspectors of rifle practice
and those officers under whose personal
direction and inspection the annual pre
liminary rifle practice of this year has
been held (including Naval Battalion,
cavalry troops and Signal Corps) will, as
soon after the receipt of this order as is
practicable, make out (in duplicate) and
submit to these headquarters the report of
sucb practice under the following head
ings: (A) The kind of ammunition used,
its quality and cost. (B) A summary of
the number of men in each organization
who are entitled to shoot, and the number
actually present. (C) A summary of the
number of men who qualifiea for 60, 80
and 90 per cent.
These reports will be accompanied by
such suggestions as would, in the opinion
of the officers making the reports, benefit
and encourage rifle practice in the Na
tional Guard. Brigade inspectors will
closely examine these reports and indorse
thereon such remarks and suggestions as
would, in their opinion, benefit the prac
tice, and forward the reports to headquar
ters, with as little aelay as possible. It is
desired by the division commander that
the above reports shall be full and ex
haustive and shall contain sucb recom
mendations as may be considered neces
sary to ehequrago the rifle practice of the
Guard, which is of the most vital im
At Sacramento weekly drills in the Sec
ond Infantry are no longer tasks to be
shirked, and under the existing regula
tions they command eood attendance.
The friendly rivalry existing between the
two companies tend to excite the ambi
tion of both officers and privates. Out. of
a membership of eighty Company G
turned out sixly-five "strong at drill on
last Monday night, many being away on
summer vacations. Captain Steams of
this company having reported Privates
Pierce and Luttrell as having violated the
military rules by non-attendance at
weekly drills, a court-martial has been
called by order of Colonel Gutdrie, com
manding the Second Brigade, to be held
on the 17th inst. Captain Shoemaker of
Company E has been detailed to preside.
B Cavalry Troop is considering a camp
ing trip to be made in regular campaign
ing order, and will settle the question at
its meeting to be held, next Wednesday
evening. It is the intention to make a
raid in the direction of Stockton, leaving
Sacraiaenjo mounted and conveying full
supplies. The members of the troop are
displaying great interest and pride in
their drills and equipments, and bid fair
to become the banner troop of the State.
But for downright hard work, prompt
ness at drill and individual interest the
members of the Third Brigade Signal
Corps, under the command of Lieutenant
Fred Martin, are entitled to the palm.
The men have a laudable ambition to
outrank all the other corps in everything,
and are in a fair way to accomplish their
object. It is a rare thing for any member
to miss drill, and it is their intention
to institute a series of monthly field
drills, to be held on the last Sunday of
each month. The members will leave
Sacramento mounted, in light marching
order, and will spend the day in drill and
cutlass practice. They have introduced a
number of telegraph instruments into their
headquarters and are practicing assidu
ously to perfect themselves in the use of
them. This is without doubt one of the
best drilled heliograph corps in the State,
and Lieutenant Martin reports that he
never has to infuse any enthusiasm among
the members, but on the contrary has to
restrain them in their work.
Company B, Filth Infantry, of San Jose
is in a better condition to-day than ever
before. Since the removal of the company
into its new armory on Market street, be
tween Santa Clara and St. John,~much
enthusiasm has been displayed by the men
in the affairs of the company, and attend
ance at meetings has been more regular
and much larger. The membership is over
sixty, and the average attendance at drills
and meetings is forty. During the past
few months the company has increared
rapidly, from one to three recruits being
received each Monday evening.
Next Saturday evening, August 29, Com
pany B will march to Alum Rocic Park,
seven miles east of towu, returning Sun
day evening. The start will be made from
the armory at 10 p. M. The men will carry
their haversacks, canteens, cups, etc., and
mess in true army style. Cooks will be
detailed from the ranks. The company
has made this trip several times, and the
boys enjoy it immensely.
Much interest is being manifested in the
monthly tareet shoots, and the men are
greatly improving in shooting under Ser
geant L. B. Wood, the inspector of rifle
Last Sunday there was a prize shoot, in
winch forty prizes were donated by mer
chants. Sergeant C. E. Hubdack secured
first prize with a ?core of 43. Private
White won second prize with a score of 42.
Sergeant Wood was third with 41. Ser
geant Hubback is the crack shot of the
Company B will elect officers next
month. In all probability Captain Part
ridge will be, re elected, as he is well liked,
and under his captaincy the company has
made much progress. It was due to his
efforts that the company secured its new
armory. There is no opposition to the re
election of First Lieutenant J. J. Adel, and
Second Lieutenant W. Searle is scheduled
for his old place.
Company B. First Infantry, of San
Francisco went into camp yesterday at
Los Gatos for a week. The tents are
pitched in Shore's Grove.
Company E. Third Infantry, of Santa
Rosa, is in a flourishing condition. The
company numbers sixty-six men not in
cluding commissioned officers, all of whom
take a deep interest in their duties. They
have a comfortable armory on Hinton
avenue containing drillroom, dressing
rooms, reading-rooms, officers' quarters,
etc., in which the members are wont to
gather several times a week for recreation
and pleasure. The attendance at regular
meetings and lor Monday night drill is
unusually good, Company E having
always ranked high in percentage of at
The competitive shoot of the battalion
is still undecided, Company C of Petaluma
having won the fiist shoot held at Peta
luma, Santa Rosa winning the second
event on the home range by one point.
The deciding trial will take place at Peta
luma September 1.
Captain Horen has recommended the
promotion of five non-commissioned offi
cers as follows: Corporal Roger P. Smith
as sergeant, and Privates George W. Koh-
Jer, Jessie A. Craft, Paul Coulter and
Frederic Schaupp as corporals. It is prob
able that- Company C of Petaluma will
join Company E in a summer camp.
A committee of which First Lieutenant
Bean is chairman has been appointed to
confer with a like committee from Com
pany C, and a report will probably be
made at the next meeting. There is an
unusual amount of dramatic and musical
ability among the members of Company C,
and many fine home entertainments are
Napa's Company H, Fifth Infantry, Is
in a nourishing condition. There are now
fifty-eight names on the company roll and
several applications for membership,
which have not yet been acted upon.
The company was formerly Battery B,
Second Artillery, commanded by Colonel
William Macdonald, and during the strike
in 1894 did service in the "West Oakland
railroad yards with the other batteries of
the regiment. In commemoration of the
anniversary of the return from the yards,
the members, ex-members of the company
and invited guests assembled at the
armory on the evening of J uly 27 last and
sat down to a banquet prepared for the oc
casion. Captain F. G. Easterby gave
remin iscences of camp life, especially in
The company is now attached to the
Fifth Infantry. Although the company
bas been attached to the Fifth only since
December last, the feeling existing between
the members of the regiment is most
The company tias the regular monthly
class shoots in accordance with regimental
rules, and also a monthly contest for the
Hadtield modal, which has to be won
three times consecutively before per
manently kept by the winner. Private
Bates, who has twice won the medal, is its
July 1 the election for company offi
cers was held. Captain F. G. Easterby and
First Lieutenant H. H. Muller declined re
election, and so the following were elected
to fill the vacancies: Sergeant F. W.
Bush, captain ; First Sergeant H. L. Gunn,
first lieutenant, and Sergeant Hoff second
lieutenant. The members of the company
deeply regret that Captain Easterby and
Lieutenant Muller will he with the com
pany in an official capacity but a short
time longer, for these officers by their
persevering efforts had gained the love
and respect of all the men.
The company, which for three years of
its existence bas used one of the larger
apartments in the Williams block on
Main street as its armory, moved recently
to Hoff' s ball, at the lower end of Main
street, where it now has ample room for
expansion and growth.
A broad stairway leadi up to a spacious
landing on the second floor, from which
first opens off the officers' private apart
ments. These are well lighted, and the ven
tilated rooms contain private lockers of
the officers and are well furnished with
tables and comfortable chairs.
The main assembly-room, which is used
for lounging and reading purposes, is 35x
75 feet in size. This room is furnished
with pooltables, a library, tables on which
are the leading periodicals of the times,
and pictures appropriate to an armory,
forming a most pleasing and interesting
feature of the company's new apartments.
Tbe large drill hall, which is 100 feet
long and 60 feet in width, is the feature of
the new armory.
On the evening of September 9 a grand
opening ball will be given by the com
pany. The committee of arrangements is
making every effort to have it successful
in all particulars. It is expected lhat
some of the brigade and regimental
officers will be present.
Company D, Fifth Infantry, of San
Rafael went into camp at Mill Valley last
The company expects to h,ave an elec
tion for lieutenant in a month. Second
Lieutenant F. J. Murray is spoken of as a
likely man for first lieutenant, and Ser
geant A. N. Boyen for second lieutenant, if
he will accept. There is anticipation of
target range practice next year. A suit
able site for the range is a tract below the
San Pedro landing, which the company
would be glad to purchase at a nominal
figure, if they were able to raise the
money by subscriptions from private
citizens. Another suitable site is on the
marsh, south of the town, between the
canal and the old toll road. This, how
ever, would involve greater expense before
it could be used. The chamoion medal
for target practice this month was won by
J. F. Robinson, private.
At Merced Company H, Sixth Infantry,
is located. The attendance at drills, which
is always somewhat light during the sum
mer months, when many of the men are in
the harvest fields, is picking up again.
After the regular drill asocial time will be
indulged in by the members of the com
pany. Music and refreshments are on the
The last regimental orders announced
the promotion of the following privates:
Leo Muller, D. C. Jones, D. F. Griffin, E.
Jackman and George C. Adrain to be cor
porals, and Art S. Guthrie, recently trans
ferred to this company from quartermas
ter sergeant Company X, Seventh In
fantry, to be sergeant. The same orders
also discharge Serjeant C. T. Wright,
Corporal Roy vonden Heuveland Privates
Frank King, William Griffin and C. D.
Radcliffe, for expiration of term. New
members this month are Emery J. Buck
ley and Manuel Martinez.
Captain Kittle, A. D. C. Third Brigade,
passed through Merced last week on his
way to Minturn on 4 visit to old friends.
Company H will parade in Stockton
with the entire regiment on the occasion
of thej Native Sons' Admission day cele
Salinas is fortunate in having one of ihe
mounted companies of the National Guard.
Troop C, commanded by Captain Burke,
will soon be one of the best drilled com
panies in the State. Seriieant Donohoe of
D Battery, Fifth Artillery, U. S. A., is in
Salinas on a three months' furlough, ami
is giving nightly instruction to Troop C.
He is an excellent tactician and drillmas
ter, and his efficient work for the next
thref months will place the soldiers above
the average of the National Guard com
panies of the State.
The new armory building will be com
pleted the last of this month, and will be
formally opened by Troop C September 9.
The building is a 2-story structure, 45x130
feet, built of Arizona sandstone and brick,
and was designed especially for Troop O.
The members of the troop are determined
to give a good report of themselves, as the
number in attendance at regular drills, av
eraging sixty-five, will show.
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PpiiPPiPiPc MARTIN MURPHY'S HOME-
iS^MaiMiim^ STEAD TRACT,
%3i!*B— -I Subdivision No. 6,
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-11 J\\ iLI IJ Cj I I \^J J[^ Half Mlle South of the Pleasant Town of
SSO ACRES Santa Clara County.
Of the Choicest and Richest Land on the Renowned
Historical Homestead Tract
Which is acknowledged as the selected portion for residences, as well as containing the
richest, deepest and most fertile soil in this world-beater for — Santa Clara Valley.
'•: : Here are grown to perfection j not only, lor coloring and flavor but as to size/and is
beyond question the literal home of the Apricot, Pear. Prune, Peach and every variety
o! deciduous fruits. Berries thrive to an astonishing degree of perfection, and Grapes
in every variety grow and nourish beyond the most sanguine hopes of the grower, and
for which the extreme highest prices are obtained. This 1 section of the great Santa
Clara Valley is appropriate for any variety of fancy farming or hobby of the fruiterer,
STVJLJLmIj BE SOLI) X3NT
35 io=ACRE UP A A D RD TRACTS.
WU FRF : IT IS AMR WH4T IT IQ About six miles from the Stanford University
lint.ni: II lO Hill! linni II ID. fronts the Southern Pacific railroad, nine
miles from Jose, six miles from Palo Alto, forty miles from San Francisco, about
half a mile from railroad station at Mountain .View, and about one hour by rail from
San Francisco. This tract fronts on the main San Jose and San Francisco Boulevard,
or County road, : Whisman : road. - Evelyn ; : avenue, Mountain View and Alviso road
(which are main thoroughfares), and is covered with a dense growth of large, stately
MlfciEr^Hßi A SPECIAL FIRST-CLASS
j?&ggß fiy^Sp Subdivision No. 6,
"L-^ZZJ&ifflSm ' ' Half Mile from the Town of Mountain
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On Account of This IMPORTANT AUCTION SALE,
Which will leave the Third and Townsend Street Depot, San Francisco, at 10 o'clock a. h. SATUR-
DAY, August 22. 1896. stopping at Valencia-street Station, San Mateo, Redwood and Menlo Park, re-
turning leave Murphy Ranch at 3:30 o'clock p. m. same day
An e * S l t'2i°l^ O n^ D " TKI]PTICKE TS^^^sTl ets obtatnaWeat ourofflce on Friday.
August 21, 1896, %l?* 7 ' and on Saturday. August 22 day of the excursion, no to 9:3o, o'clock a. m.,
and at the depovThlrd and Townsend streets/and .Valencia streeV u P to hour of leaving. - 10 o'clock
£f^ CT " p^ n tatlve and ticket offlce at *«*<»• From other stations on the train from Baa
Mateo, Redwood and Menlo Park, round trip 50 cents. - Free Collation on the Grounds.
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woostelTO ELDRID(;E &Co^teers,6:)S Market St,
WOOSTER & WHITTON, R ea i Estate Agents, 7 West Santa Clara Street,
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Or WALTER A. CLARK, Mountain View.
tf^irf^t MANHOOD RESTORED ™—
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': B I J&/SU V»- ' «AfwJ Insomnia, Pains In the Buck, Seminal Emissions, Nervous Debility,
1 PI '■ V.J»^» V vS^flK Pimples, Unfitness to Marry, Exhausting Drains, Varlcocele a.id
■'• KB i'i\^>'J**-- V -/ Constipation, It stop* all losses by day or night events quick.
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? 'vßa>iT»»,!Ll!l?— '■■- -"."- kidneys and the urinary organs of all Impurities.
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I™ a box, six for by mall. i - Send for free circular and testimonials. ! . , ;,',;.•■
Addiee* ii.VVOt. aiKDICI^iS CO.V 1170 Market 'street, San Francisco, Cal. " Por »le by.;
NEW J TO-DAY.
'" AT AUCTION
TUESDAY..... .AUGUST 18, 1896
At 13 o'clock noon,
AT OUR SALESROOM, 638 MARKET ST.
.Golden. Gate Park Property.
E. line (Nos. 616 and 616 a) of Lou st., 100 feet
S. of Fulton; improvements consist of two French
flats (bay-windowed) of 6 and 5 rooms and bath
fall rents f 46; cable' and electric roads: two block
to Golden Gate Park: lot 25x106:3 feet; also ad-
joining lot on Lou St., 25x106:3 feet.
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• Bnalneas .Location.
NW. line of Bran nan St.. 122 feet SW. of Second
improvements consist or house of 10 rooms ant
! bath; this location ;is wanted for industrial ana
j mechanical purposes, and must enhance in vain
rapidly within a year or two: street In basaltrock
sidewalk cement stone; 52:6x107:6 and 80 feet. '
Pacific Heights Residence T.ot.
; 8. line of Green St., 83:6 feet E. of Scott; this ele-
gant residence lot is. worthy the attention of any
gentleman desiring to build a home for his family.
The surroundings are exceedingly pleasant: beau-
tiful architectural residences abound In this loca-
tion; grand marine view; cable and electric roads'
examine * this; must, be sold; lot 27x127 :t> to
Tenement Building, Fifteenth Street,
near Noe. v '
-: N. line (No. 2176) of 16th St.. 105 feet E. of Noe-
a two-story bay-windowed building of 2 tenements'
6 rooms and laundry downstairs, 5 room* and bath
upstairs; Castro, Itaight and Fillmorelst. cars*
only a half block from Marnet n. : street and side?
walk in bituminous rock; lot 25x114.
"Mission— Large Corner Lot.
SE. corner of Church and 21st sts. (N. 8887);
cottage of 5 rooms; streets in good condition: ex-
amine this; must be told; good ear accommoda-
tion; large, elegant lot, 52x125.
.Castro Heights Residence Lots.
. N. side of Elizabeth St.. 105 feet : K. of Castro; 3
handsome residence lots; ■ command a fine view,
good location; street macadamized and sewered;
L'astro-st. cable and 24th-st. electric; lots 25x111.
NE. line (Nos. 867 «nd 359) of Dpre st., 315 feet
SE. of Bryant (bet. 9th and J Oth): 8-story build-
ing containing 6 tenements; central location; al-
ways rented; street in fine condition; electric-cars
on Bryant st. ; lot 25x85.
Outside Land Block 1093.'
' S. side of Golden Gate Park, fronting Bst , 30th
and 31st ayes., comprising 42 city lots.
Castro Height* Residence Corner.
NW. cor. of Ocean road and ■ Sliver alley, run-
ning through to Falcon road: is on the extension
of 23d st. and but 2 ■ blocks W. of Doug-
lass and 24th-st. electric road; large corner lot;
Alabama and ; Twentieth Streets Lots.
W. line of Alabama st,, 182:1 S. of 20th; also
lot 208:1 8. of 20th; 2 large. building lots; street
sewered and- macadamized; electric roads; lots
Park-Lane Tract, Map No. 5.
4 building lots on lower terrace; these lots are a
short distance N. of 17th si. and a short distance
W. of Castro and 17th sts. ; cable and , electric
roads; lots 25x124 and 25x74.
; EASTON, ELDRIDGE & CO.,
638 Market St., .. Auctioneers.
THESCCCESS OF THE SEASOS
IE LADIES' GEL ROOM
: Oil' \ THIS
DIRECT ENTRANCE FROM MARKET ST.
OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT.