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AT DEL MONTE,
An Incident in Funmaking
That Became Se
DEPARTURE OF GUESTS
A Magnate's Repose Disturbed
by Noisy Mischief-
COMPLAINT TO THE MANAGER
A Bowling-Alley Ball Bounds Against
the Door of Charles Alex
There was skylarking at Del Monte last
Friday night. The high living at the
hotel, the ozone from Monterey Bay and
the bounding spirits of several young
ladies and gentlemen promoted the inno
cent diversion, or the departure from the
conventional rules of deportment bo long
respected at this swell resort.
The fun began by youngsters using big
trays for | sliding downstairs and the mer
riment was prolonged until some of the
"old folks" went to bed.
In the larfc/a young lady who was pur
sued in the hallway turned playfully on
her pursuer, and picking up a shoe that
bad been left in the hall to be polished
cast it at the young man who was pursu
ing her. Bang went the shoe against the
door of a venerable old man who had
sought Del Monte for repose. Knowing
that his own hopeful youngster was in the
party of skylarkers he sallied forth
and brought that young man into his
room. He took the opportunity also to
give the others a piece of his mind, and re
tired again for rest.
The prank players were somewhat taken
back by this demonstration on the part of
tbe seekers after repose, so to get even
they went over to the clubrooms and got
one of the big balls used in the tenpin
bowling alley. They went up in Ihe hall
way of the hotel to roll the ball against
the old man's door, but made a mistake in
the room and sent the ball bang up
against the door of another guest. Un
fortunately for the skylarkers, it turned
out that the other guest was Charles
Alexander of New York. He is not the
proprietor of tbe hotel, but has such rela
tions with the corporation that owns the
caravansary that the landlord is bound to
respect his wishes. Mr. Alexander was
getting that repose which nature demands
after one has made the journey across the
continent from New York to San Fran
cisco in the month of August, when the
ball struck. Then he came forth in his
wrath and his pajamas. The youngsters
thought he was as tall as Alexander of
Accounts differ as to what Alexander
did do or did say. One version is that he
roared and uttered imprecations. Another
version is that he sent quietly for the man
ager and demanded that the frolicsome
youngsters be expelled instantly from the
Anyway, quiet for tbe night was re
stored ana the incident was supposed to
be closed, but on the following morning
the manager was pressed to take extreme
measures and inform some of the young
men of the party that their departure
would oblige the management. When
things reached that pass the friends of the
skylarking young people thought that too
much was being made of the incident,
and so they resolved to go if the young
The result was an exodus of quite a
number of liberal patrons of the hotel.
They regarded their position in society
quite as high as that occupied by the of
fended party, and so resolved to stand by
their Iriends. The first train yesterday
from D^el Monte Drought to the City quite
a number of guests belonging to the best
known families of local society.
THE PIONEERS' OUTING.
They Will Own £1 Campo and the
Ferry-Boat Lkiah for a
The Society of California Pioneers have
secured the exclusive use of El Campo for
its celebration on September 9, also the
ferry-boat Ufciah. Transportation will be
furnished to members and their families
free. The steamer will leave the wharf at
9:30 a. m., and before proceeding to the
picnic grounds will make a run down the
bay, giving the excursionists a chance to
look at the battle-ship Oreeon and other
warships in the harbor.
At El Campo the literary exercises will
be held. For the second time in the his
tory of the organization of Pioneers a non
member will deliver the oration. Last
year General W. H. L. Barnes was chosen.
This time Hon. Samuel M. Shortridge has
been invited to tiie post and has given his
assent. Dr. C. D. Cleveland is the poet
of the occasion.
HER LANDLADY BOBBED.
Mrs. Kate Gavin Booked on the Charge
of Grand Larceny.
Mrs. Kate Gavin, a young married
woman, was arrested last night by Detec
tive T. L. Ryan and booked at the City
Prison on a charge of erand larceny.
Mrs. G;tvin and her husband roomed in
ONE APPLICATION OF
Bpeedt CnBB Trkatmht.— Warm baths
with CuncußA f Soap, ■ gentle applications of
Coticuba 'ointment), and mild doses of Cun- ■
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Bold throiiehmit the world. Price, Ccticttb a, «0e...
Boat, 25c. s Kf.soltiht. Me. «nd $1. ■ Pott*b D«co
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mr " How to Cure itching Skin Dutvnt, muted fret.
the lodging-house of Mrs. Mary Prisho, 16
South ParK. On Sunday Mrs. Prisho left
the door of her office open for a few min
utes and when she returned she found
between $60 and $70 had been stolen from
Mrs. Prisho reported her loss to the
police and Ryan arrested Mrs. Gavin at
768 Howard street last night. The money
TWO STRONG MEN.
Ona Endured Excruciating; Pain and
the Other Performed Wonders
for His Belief.
The passengers on an evening ferry
boat to tins City last night crowded
around two men, one prostrate and the
other apparentlv*in charge of him.
It seemed that the man on his back was
Antonio Lucchere, an employe in the
machine-room of the river steamer Rona,
who met with an accident wnereby the
fleshy part of his leg from the kneG to the
antic had been torn completely away.
The accident happened about twelve miles
above Knights Landing.
The man was suffering excruciating pain
and the mate of the Rona undertook to
relieve him. The nearest available succor
was at Kniehts Landing, twelve miles
away, and thither the plucky mate rowed
Lucchere in a small skiff. At Knights
Landing the wound was rudely dressed
and then the two set out for this City,
where every care will be given the
TO LICENSE RACETRACKS.
Pools Can Be Sold in the Inclos
ures of Racing Places in
New Ordinance Passed by the Super
visors Regulating Racetracks
Oaklanp Office San Francisco Call,)
908 Broadway, Aue. 18. J
An ordinance permitting pool-selling on
racetracks was passed by the Supervisors
to-day. Its title explains its purpose. It
An ordinance licensing racetracks in the
county of Alameda and prohibiting all per
sons from engaging In and selling pools or
making bets or wagers or making books or
book-making, or acting as the agent or servant
or commissioner of another in making any
bet or wager, upon or concerning horseraces
or contests of skill or speed or power of en
durance of or between horses, in tne limits of
the county of Alameda, except within the en
closure of racetracks in said county, where
horseraces are being actually conducted;
also prohibiting in all places in the
county, other than within inclosure of
race tracks in said county of Alameaa
where horseraces are being actually con
ducted, the selling of pools and the making of
books, bets or wagers on any contest of skill,
speed or power of endurance between horses,
or upon any uncertain contingency wherein
money or any representation of money or
other'articles of value are staked, pledged or
deposited or agreed to be; and also prohibit
ing the allowance of any minor to be inter
ested in any pool or book; and also prohibit
ing the use of any building, structure, room,
apartment, place, ground or lot or premises
ior the purposes prohibited by this ordinance,
except within the inclosure of racetracks.
Thomas Williams of the California
Jt>ckey Club addressed the board.
"There is no question," he said, "as to
the value of legitimate horseracing in
this country. The policy of the California
JocKey Club has been to benefit the local
ity in which it is located'as much as possi
ble, and upon its advent la Oakland it will
surely be of material value to commercial
"When the races come here they will
bring people and money. We have bought
all our lumber and all the materials
needed in Oakland, and as well laborers,
mechanics and other workmen have been
engaged from this county."
The ordinance was ordered to be printed
for ten days, at the end of which time it
will become a law. Supervisor Talcott
voted against it.
MRS, VAN PELT HONORED
She Was the First Lady Mem
ber of the Christian
Property Belonging to the Organiza
tion at Santa Cruz Trans
ferred in Form.
The new executive board of the Chris
tian churches of California was organized
in the secretary's room of the Y. M. C. A.
auditorium yesterday morning.
The temporary president, Elder J. A.
Brown, stated to those present that the
principal object of the meeting was to
transfer the property of the Christian
Church Society at Santa Cruz from the
care of the old board to the new.
The following officers were then elected:
President, Elder J. A. Brown, Healdsburg;
vice-president, Professor A. M. Elston,
Berkeley; recording secretary, Mrs. Ada
Van Pelt, Oakland; financial secretary,
Dr. B. F. Clark, San Francisco ; treasurer,
Joseph Albright, Watsonville; directors —
L. McGuire, Saratoga; E. A. Bridgeford,
It waa made known that the pledges re
ceived at tbe State convention amounted
to $770. Several churches remain to be
Heretofore a park and an evangelistic
fund have existed separately, but at this
meeting they were united.
Elder R. H. McHatton was re-employed
as State evangelist, and it was arranged
that his work should be left largely to his
own discretion, but that in doubtful cases
he should confer with the members of the
Tne recording secretary, the chairman
and the financial secretary were appointed
a committee to arrange for meetings of
the different churches, weak churches to
be supplied monthly with ministers by
their stronger sister churches.
Joseph Albright was appointed a com
mittee of one to attend to making neces
sary repairs in the Santa Cruz tabernacle
at Garfield Park.
The Petaluraa church was granted the
privilege of using the State tent in which
to hold a protracted meeting, beginning
the first of next week.
The meeting then adjourned, to meet
the first week in November.
A signal honor was done Mrs. Van Pelt
in placing- her on the executive board, as
she is the first woman ever elected to serve
The Divorce Courts.
Mary E. Perry man was yesterday granted a
divorce from Jesse E. Perryman by Judge
Slack because of the defendant's habitual in
temperance. The custody of a minor child
was awarded plaintiff.
Alice Race was divorced from Albert J. Race
by Judge Dalngerfield because of the husband's
extreme cruelty and desertion.
Judge Diingertield granted a divorce to
Blanche J. Whitney from Samuel H. Whitney
because of the defendant's habnual intem
perance and failure to provide. Custody of
minor child awarded to plaintiff.
Judge Sanderson grantid May Lud wig a di
vorce from Max Ludwie because of extreme
cruelty. Plaintiff will resume her maiden
name, May Nelson.
Hector G. Bergstrom was granted a divorce
from Josephine Bergstrom on statutory
grounds. The custody of a minor child was
awarded to plaintiff. Judge Murphy made the
The ears of the garden slug are located
in bis neck.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL. TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1896.
BOTH GAZED AT
THE WIDE OCEAN
But They Regarded It in
Such a Very Different
FOSTER AND FERGUSON
An Old Story to One and Some
thing Entirely New to
A WEALTHY MINER ABASHED.
Had Never Ridden in a Streetcar Nor
Catered to an Elevator Boy
Two odd characters stood on a project
ing point yesterday at the Cliff House.
No two men could have had ideas more
There was E. J. Foster, who calmly
looked out on the broad expanse before
G. S. Ferguson, the Wealthy Arizona Miner Who Had Never Gazed Upon
him, spat out the tip oi a cigar he had just
bitten off and <■ uggested that it would be
well to "jog in town before the crowd got
off the streets."
With Foster was G. S. Ferguson, the
mining man from Arizona.
Old - timers will remember Foster.
Twenty-five years ago — yes, even farther
back than that — Foster was the major
domo at the Cliff House. That resort was
not the imposing edifice it is to-day, but
the one-story old shanty toward which
everybody drove passing through toll
eates on the old "Cliff House road," where
the Geary-street cars now run. It took
hours to get there and a longer time still
to tear one's self away. Those were the
days when William Ralston, Johnny Skae,
Jack Hill, Jack Waitles and others
thought nothing of awakening Foster to
have him judee their weight- casting con
tests, full champagne bottles being the
weights and the seal rocks the mark.
Foster made fortunes over and over
again in those days, religiously bringing
them back to his broker friends in the
Eventually Foster gave up the place to
Wilkin*, the present lessee, and wandered
out into rhe world with a surfeit of the
beautiful ocean view and the seal rocks.
Not so with his companion, G. S. Fergu
son, a young man of 27 summers, born
and raised in Phoenix, Ariz., and who had
never seen anything outside of the terri
He had never before beheld the grandeur
of an ocean. To him the white sails of
ships far out on the deep were but things
he had read of in books. The mighty roar
of the breakers upon the rocks at" his feet
was but a fit accompaniment to the over
whelming sensation that overcame him.
With his mouth wide open, rivaling the
expanse of his eyes, he stood there en
tranced, almost frightened, but very
"Come off, Ferguson," exclaimed Foster,
whose first remark bad passed unheaded
by the Arizona man. "Get out of your
trance and let's get home."
Young Ferguson had never seen the
ocean ; streetcars were strange to him,
and he had never ridden in an elevator,
excepting to take him into the mines,
until he reached this City a few days ago.
He is the proprietor, with his father and
brother, of the Hermit gold mine, near
Pre«cott. Some days ago he disposed of
the Jersey Lily mine, located twelve miles
from Prescott, to an English syndicate for
a most flattering sum. He had been work
ing in the development of the mine for
two years, having the ore milled by other
people. Even in this he succeeded in
getting out some $30,000.
"People hardly appreciate what a great
mining country Arizona is," he said.
"The English, however, are taking ad
vantage of the situation, and they are
pouring money into our Territory. They
are taking up old claims that have been
worked from the surface only and have
been allowed to remain idle. They have
learned that it is deep mining that pays
"See what was done with the Jerome
mines or the United Verde. Three times
have they been aold and bought, and now
W. A. Clark of Montana has refused an
offer for them of $10,000,000."
Mr. Ferguson is here at the Grand Ho
tel on a month's pleasure trip. He will
leave in a few days to visit Los Angeles.
THAT OBNOXIOUS CAMP.
Contractor Buckman Denies That He
Is Defying the Board of
Contractor A. E. Buckman, the proprie
tor of a grading camp near the junction
of Scott and Waller streets, which has
been complained of dv the Hospital Lot
Improvement Club, has addressed a
lengthy communication to the Board of
He states that he has taken every care
of the sanitary condition of his camp, and
that the residents in the neighborhood
have no just cause for complaint. He
emphatically denies that he defied the
Board of Health, but on the contrary has
asked that body to inspect his place and
make its wishes known regarding improve
ments or changes if any are thought nec
Contractor Buckman also states that
the Hospital Lot Improvement Club never
asked him to attend their meetings and
never made known their objection to any
feature of his camp until they took a
"snap judgment" on him. Regardinc the
cleanliness and healthfulness of the carop
he says that all the sinks and drain pipes
of the kitchen and stables connect with
the sewer and no water is permitted to
flow off the lot. The quarters of the men
and horses are kept clean, and disinfect
ants are used in ail the apartments.
Regarding the diphtheria reported only
two cases have ever appeared among the
several thousand laborers who have come
and gone there. The writer expresses
himself as perfectly willing to obey the
orders of the Board of Health relative to
placing the camp in a satisfactory sani
tary condition, but will resist by lawful
means any attempt to remove or tear
down his improvements.
SADIE MARTINOT IS HERE
Had Her Horoscope Read and
Feels Sure of a Pleasant
Intends to Buy a Little Farm in
Southern California as a Home
in Old Age.
Sadie Martinot, with other members of
"The Gay Parisians," arrived here Sun
aay afternoon direct from Chicago and
took apartments at the Baldwin, where
she will remain during the two weeks'
theatrical engagement in this City.
"Do you know," she said yesterday
evening, as she sat in the midst of some of
her stage dresses that had just been un
packed and spread over all tbe available
chairs and other furniture in the room, "I
had my horoscope read a little while ago
"Such strange things, and all so pleasant
that I like to believe them ! I really tl.ink
this trip was forecast. First, I was to have
come out here with Nat Goodwin and then
J, came pretty near malting a contract with
Mr. Friedlander, and now I am here with
Mr. Frohman. Where I may go next of
cour-e I don't know, as I am in the Hands
of my manager. But, oh! I should love to
stay here longer, for I do so Jike San Fran
cisco, not alone in a theatrical way;
I like it because it is so cosmopolitan,
and because its immediate surroundings
are so picturesque. 1 really experience a
poetical feeling when I look over the bay
and out from the cliff ana watch the sun
set as though it tumbled right off the edge
of the earth, as though there were no
Japan or China somewhere Deyond that
ocean. I often feel that California, with
all its great products, its big trees and its
big fruits, will some day produce a piant
race of men, giants in intellect as well as
"I am goinc this time to buy my mother
a nice little home in California — a little
country place— where, you know, I myself
can come in my old age; somewhere in
Southern California, I fancy, for that is so
much like ltaiy, only so much grander.
"I have such a desire to visit Tahiti, and
when I heard that a steamer line is to be
established from San Francisco I was
overjoyed, for ever since 1 read a book
about the beautiful life on those islands I
have been wanting to go there."
His Ankle Broken.
Herman Zweb, butcher, living at 117 Julian
avenue, says he was in a saloon on the south
side of Clay street, near Montgomery, last
night, when the saloon-keeper assaulted him,
throwing him to the floor two or three times
and then pitching him into the street. Zweb's
left aukle was broken and he was taken to the
Receiving Hospital. He is a married man with
FELL TO DEATH,
Was Drowned Off Broad
way Wharf at His
HIS BODY UNRECOVERED
Believed He Was Rendered Un
conscious Before He Struck
A FAITHFUL AND POPULAR MAN
In the Employ of the Pacific Coast
Steamship Company Since His
Charles McCallum, chief officer of the
steamer Gypsy, while boarding that vessel
at the foot of Broadway at about 8:30 p. m.
yesterday fell from the gangplank and was
McCallum was formerly first mate of the
steamer Pomona, which plies between
here and Eureka, and was one of the most
popular men in the employ of the Pacific
Coast Steamship Company among his
associates and the people who traveled on
As he was going aboard nis vessel for the
night he lost his balance on the gangplank,
between the wharf and the ship's side, fell
and struck the fender at the vessel's side
and disappeared. The alarm was at once
given by those who witnessed the occur
rence and prompt efforts were made to
rescue the unfortunate man. Boats were
cast loose, but no sign of the mate was
discernable. Grappling irons were then
brought into requisition and though the
tide was at the dead flood at the time of
the accident several hours' work in the
attempt to recover the body proved
It is believed that when McCallum
struck the fender he was rendered uncon
scious, as he was a good swimmer and
would have been able to keep afloat until
succor came had he retained his faculties.
A further search for the body will be made
Deceased was one of the best known men
along the coast, and during his long and
faithful service had endeared himself to
every one with whom he came in contact.
One of the few men with whom he could
not atree was the captain of the Pomona.
He was first mate of that steamer
until about six months ago, when he was
forced to make a chance owing to a mis
understanding with her captain. He then
entered, upon the duties of the position he
held at the time he lost his life. When it
became known that he had left the Po
mona many of the prominent residents of
Eureka and the regular patrons of tbe
boat sent a petition to the .Pacific Coast
Steamship Company requesting that he
be reinstated on the Pomona, but this was
found to be inexpedient.
Mr. McCallum was about 48 years of age
and was unmarried. He entered the em
ploy of the Pacific Coast Steamship Com
pany when but a boy and had been in its
employ ever since. He was considered
one of the most efficient and faithful of
CAPT. WHITE'S ANSWER.
Insists That He Was in the Bight In
the San Bafael- Tiburon
Captain White of the steamer Tiburon
considers that he has been unfairly cen
sured in the recent examination of the
San Rafael-Tiburon case by the Inspectors
of Hulls and Boilers. In presenting his
side of the matter he writes:
"I have been captain on all kinds of
steamers in this bay for twenty-eight
years. I have never cost my owners a dol
lar for damage, and this was my first ex
perience before a Board of Inspectors."
He then goes on to explain the position
of the two steamers, and asserts that the
only maneuverintr he resorted to was the
stopping of his boat in order to allow the
San Rafael to pass, and that he had no
part in the filing of any complaint.
A quotation from the Sausalito News
and his answer follow:
Why did not Captain White flic •♦complaint
with the local inspectors, as it was his duty to do
so, if the San Rafael had put her helm to starboard
to cross his bow without giving tne proper signal T
To this complaint I will say that I did not
know that the passengers held an indignation
meeting or that there was any complaint
going to be filed until the day after it was tiled.
Then Inspector of Boilers W. 8. Phillips told
me on his way home to Belvedere that our pas
sengers hart tiled a complaint against Captain
Tribble. The next morning I went to Captains
Talbot and Phillips, Inspectors of Hulls and
Boilers, and stated that, in my opinion, there
was no ground for a complaint, as there was
no damage done nor any likelihood of a col
lision. Captain Talbot stated that as the com
plaint had already been filed he would
near two or three witnesses on each side, and
if in his opinion there was not sufficient
cnuse ho would throw out the complaint.
In answer to "Why did you not make a com
plaint?" I will state that I didn't think there
was sufficient cause for a complaint. I failed
to notify the complainants of their error, and
so precipitated the trouble that has been un
necessarily brought about by this trial.
He did not do so, but seemed to prefer the
piosecution of Tribble in the examination of the
case, in which he acted an prosecuting attorney
anil sadly failed to bring out a single fact aavanta^
geous 10 the prosecution.
In answer I would state I have committed
no error and have no apology ;o make. I
didn't bring on this trial, and had I not been
summoned by Mr. Berminehaml should never
have put my loot in the office. 1 am accused
of acting as pr; securing attorney. I distinctly
stated to the court that I was only a witness.
There was only one point argued, and that I
did not contradict, namely, "Did the Ban
Rafael change her course?" My answer in my
testimony was, ' 'I don't know.'"
During the trial there seemed to me to be
only one point in controversy. Did the San
Rafael change her course? The complaint filed
by the passengers of the steamer Tiburon
charged Captain Tribble with changing his
course. That is the only point, I supposed,
they cared to bring out, as there Is no other
mentioned in the decision of the court. I
would state that the passengers filed the com
plaint, and those who testified on the Tiburon's
side, such as Mr. Gerstle, Lieutenant Hasson,
W. C. Morrow, Mr. Sherwood, Mr. Langrehr,
who is a civil engineer, and many others who
wished to testify if they nad been called on,
were standing on the forward deck of the
Tiburon, while going along the City front, and
looking ahead. Tney were thus in a better
position to-judge how the Tiburon was head
ing than the people on the stern of the San
Rafael while she was crossing our bow and
watching tbe wake of the San Rafael to see
that she did not change her course. All of our
passengers testified that the Tiburon was from
150 to 300 feet from the dock ana ahead of the
San Rafael, and their testimony, in my judg
ment, has just as much weight as that of those
who were in a less favorable position to judge.
Borne of them have traveled on the boat for
In support of his side of the case Cap
tain White quotes the testimony of some
of tbe witnesses and the "rules of the
road," and concludes:
This is my side oi the etory, which I am coo j
fldent the passengers on my boat will testify
to. I would state that I have not spoken to
one of the passengers who filed the complaint
before it was filed, nor since it was decided.
White has always been known as a care
ful master, and a better handled ferry
boat than the Tiburon is not to be found
on the bay of San Francisco.
» m m
The Course of Lectures Arranged by
tbe Association for the En
The semi-annual convention of tbe
Young People's Presbyterian Association
of San Francisco was held last evening in
the lecture-room of Calvary Presbyterian
Church. It was the first gathering since
vacation and was well attended.
Miss Belle Stanford read a paper review
ing the work of the association for the
pa3t year, and Mrs. T. C. Pedlar gave
some useful hints as to what could be ac
complished during the ensuing year. The
Rev. B. G. Mathena talked entertainingly
of young people's work, and "Missionary
Heroism" was the subject of an earnest
address by the Rev. C. C. Harriott of
Tne dates and the speakers are yet. to
be determined, but the course of lectures
for the coming season will comprise "The
Bible and Science," "The Bible and the
Monuments," "The National History of
the Bible," "The Bibie and the Evil
Spirit," "The Bible ana Civic Obliga
tions," "The Bible and the Other Life,"
The affairs of the association are seem
ingly in a flourishing condition and it is
accomplishing a great deal of good in the
moral regeneration of the world.
DO NOT WANT WHALES,
The Carnival People Decide Not
to Indorse the Whaling
Address Explaining Fully the Cause
of the Change of Date to
The executive committeefof the Carnival
of the Golden Gate, at a meeting held
yesterday, decided to announce that the
committee was in no way connected with
the proposed whaling expedition, nor
would they be benefited by the proposed
exhibition of a whale if captured. The
exhibit of whaling material at carnival
headquarters was also ordered removed.
Some months ago T. C. Wilds, the man
ager of the excursion, appeared before the
committee and offered 50 per cent of the
gross receipts of the exhibition. A few
days ago he was requested to put in
writing his offer made at that time, and a
copy of the offer as made to the committee
and taken down by the stenographer was
sent him. In reply he sent a letter alter
ing the terms and declining to sign any
contract for the present. The committee
thereupon decided to publicly announce
that they would have nothing to do with
the proposed exhibition.
The matter of incorporating the Golden
Gate Carnival Association was given con
siderable attention. The majority of the
members of the present committee are
strongly in favor of it. A committee con
sisting of Colonel O'Byrne, L. R. Ellert,
William T. Hess and W. H. Mills was ap
pointed to consider the matter and draw
up a plan that would cover it.
The following address, signed by tbe
members of the executive committee, was
adopted and ordered published:
The executive committee of the Carnival of
the Golden Gate to the citizens of San Fran
Fellow-Citizent : We, the undersigned mem
bers of the executive committee of the Carni
val of the Golden Gate, feel it our duty to ad
dress you a few woras of explanation as to the
postponement of the carnival from October of
this year until the 19th of April, 1897.
After much preliminary work had been per
formed in canvassing for subscriptions, which
was largely successful, and the appointment of
Samuel H. Friedlander as director of the car
nival, it was intended to have it take place in
the first week of October. We found, how
ever, that the general opinion of our com
munity was not favorable to the projected en
terprise at tha time originally intended to
have it take place.
It was uniformly felt that the excitement
and intense interest in a Presidential elec
tion, always an important event, but appar
ently more so in the coming campaign, would
tend to draw off a great many persons from its
support who otherwise would be interested
and give efficient aid to the project. The feel-
Ing also among the merchants of the City,
from whom important aid and generous en
couragement would come, was as a whole op
posed to the carnival at that season of the
year, while they were not only favorable to but
promised heartily to support it if given in the
spring. The carnival director, whose great
aim is to make the festival esthetic in charac
ter as well as magnificent in^detail, was of the
opinion that it would not be possible to carry
out the design in all its artistic completeness
between now and the first week in October.
For these reasons, and these alone, the ex
ecutive committee, yielding to the consensus of
public opinion and to the judgment of the
carnival director, postponed the festival until
the week following Easter Sunday, 1897.
Upon Easter Moudsiy, April 19, 1897, the fes
tival will commence, and will continue every
day during the week, ending upon Saturday
night, April 24, with a grand ball in the Me
chanics' Pavilion, to close at midnight.
Tbe address is signed by all the mem
bers of the committee.
An ambitious composer sent in a musi
cal composition to be known as the
"Golden Gate Carnival March." Before
accepting it it was decided to offer a prize
for a march, to be submitted to the com
mittee before October 1, and which when
published will be known as the "Prize
Slarch of the Golden Gate." All sent in
will be submitted to a jury of musical
critics for determination as to the merits.
The Patent Refrigerator Man De
feats the Southern Pacific
The temporary injunction asked for by
Edwin T. Earl against the Southern Pa
cific and others to prevent the use of a
patent refrigerator-car was granted in a
decision by Judge Morrow in the United
States Circuit Court yesterday. This
practically decides the case.
This was a bill is equity brought by Earl
against the Southern Pacific Company,
Robert Graham and others for an alleged
infringement of a patent ventilator and
retrigerator-car. The cause was heard
upon a motion for a preliminary injunc
tion and upon motions to dismiss as
against the Southern Pacific Company and
Robert Graham for want o* jurisdiction,
on the ground that they are not inhab
itants of the Northern District of Califor
In conclusion Judge Morrow reviewed
certain general laws, ending as follows:
"In my opinion the defendants have not
made such a showing as to bring them
within the exception to the general rule.
The motion for a preliminary injunction
in favor of the complainant will therefore
be granted. "
A Dozen or Morn Yachts : and Launches
V "'■;. : ■ Leave Belvedere. '
;■■•■ The Corinthian Yacht Club sailed Sun- «
day. for an [ : up-river cruise. : A dozen or
more craft with : two launches comprised
the fleet. A number of ladies accompanied .
the yachtsmen. Nearly all the : boats of
the ; club} will sail as 5 far as Mare Island
with the cruisers and return to-day. '
The yachts that went up the river to re
main eight days are the Queen. Captain
John O'Brien, and the Mines. 3 O'Brien and
party; J Truant, Commodore J Pew; > Elia ,"
Captain Fred s: Ames: .<Eolus, ; Vice-Com- J
modore Carl • Westerfeld; ; Clara, ? Captain i
par?";' CrS Captain Bob Kittle ; Emm.
George G. Taylor; Domino Captain
Charles Woods; Arctorus. Captain W. 1 .
Grover and crew. . The fleet 8»» J el J£
at Martinez last night to ontli neita
route. Suisun, CourtJand and BwV«U
will be visited. At Courtland a good time
John Kochniizki, carpenter, living at 3117
Sacramento street, was riding his bicycle , in
Golden Gate Park last night when he collided
with another bicyclist coming in the oppo»ite
direction Both were thrown from their
bibles and Kochnitzki w. rendered uj,
concious for s few minutes. He was taken to
the Receiving Hospital where it was found
that his only injury was a lacerated wound of
the left ear.
Inflammation in tbe knees is a disagree
able form of retribution for wearing high
heels. Life-long lameness sometimes re
sults from over indulgence in high heels.
A great big buy— pairs Fine Quad-
ruple Silver-plated Salt and Pepper Shak-
ffig^? fer-rryT^^En ers — a^ tn e manu-
\g#jtes»lß?jSifi^ DINNER SETS
— Too many on hand, so out they go.
Meakin's Royal Decorated Semi-Porcelain
Sets, 115 pieces, regularly $15 and $20, are
now going at $12 and $15." Very fine Havi-
land China Sets, were $45, are now $35.
THAT BIG CHINA STORE
A Quarter of a Block Below Shrove 1
WANQENHEIM, STERNHEIM & CO.
528 and 530 Market St.,
27 and 29 Sutter St.,
. BELOW MONTGOMERY.
Special Forli Weeß.
ENGLISH CHOW CHOW AND PICCALIUT.
Our own Importation from Great Britain of J. T.
Chow Chow qts. 50c, pt«. 80c
P1cca1111y....... qts. 50c, pts. SOc
Kippered Herri ......can 20c
Herring, a la sardine, large size can 30c
Potted Bloaters ......20a
JAMS AND JELLIES.
< New Pack of Home-made Jams and Jellies.
1-pound glass 10c .• 52-pound glass 20c
3 for 50c.
Knox 8 Gelatine '.'. 3 pkgs. 25c
aimers' Gelatine..... ..pkg. 100
Cox's Gelatine.... ................pkg. 15c
Heinrich's Gelatine.. pktc. 15c
Flake Gelatine.: 1-lb. pug. 55c
WHISKY. " ,
Kicb and Mellow (5 years}, for family and
medicinal use. gallon. $2 50
Kegular price $3 50.
. Choice Point Reyes Creamery, square... 35c
Three squares for $1.
English ' Breakfast, Formosa Oolong, TJn-
colored Japan. Ceylon, etc.. 3 lbs 91
. Begnlar price 50c. : -
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Ladies' Vici Kid Lace Oxfords, hand-
turned soles, Piccadilly and narrow square
toe, sizes 2}£ to 1% ; • made to retail at $2 50t
Our Price, $1.25,
Similar line, somewhat heavier soles,
made to retail at $2; our price $1.
Headquarters for the best Boys' and
Girls' Shoes; manufactured on the prem-
ises. Come in and see our factory— it's
■worth a visit. Factory prices.
The Big Shoe Factory,
581-583 Market St.
Open till 6:30 P. M. Saturdays till 10.
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One STANDARD-S 1 t , 18;
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