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The progress of
The
Owl
Drug
Co.
Its success and why
WE have purchased this half-
pns^e to give the general
public an idea of the magni-
and enormity of our re-
tail drug business.
We sell patent medicines,
. ■ I stockings and
t arti< les, fill preacrlp-
: do the largest retail drug
In America west of New York.
This may seem like an exaggerated
t, but it is an absolute fact.
We know it and we want yen; to know
It, and we have bought this half-page
■ y.'ii of it.
The last fiscal year, ending June 1,
the greatest in our history.
is receipts cxc led one-half
lollars, thousands of dollars
than any other retail drug com-
.'. est of New York.
\\ c carry over >■""> good selling patent
During this last year we
of Dr. Tra Raker's
and 18,451 bottles of
kham's < "ompound. We men-
these two because they are in
nty-two men and
■ - res md laboratory
S5 square
■ i Drug Company began
. n rune 11, t892, at 112S
t, San Francisco, it was
■ i on this coast of cut-rate
s. We w->re first to
prices and are the original drug
Cut-rates played havoc with
■ drug business throughout the
.-■ te. But we could not help
that. Our mission was-to supply the
Ine buying public with patent
and prescriptions at reason-
affordable prices— do a big busi-
Prior to the opening of our first store,
■rally known that
we Intended to cut prices on medicines,
[the San Francisco
lon and the < 'alifor-
Druggists' Association called
the wholesale druggists of Srin
Francisco and demanded that they re-
The Owl Drug Company
■wi;h drugs and n or they
would boycott these whole-
-h in unlimited quanti-
ultitude of protests and
threats. I essive and honest
ess methods ■• . :■ enabled to
I "• necessary
to supply a rapidly increasing trade.
l druggists' associations
to carry out th"jr designs
: i They have now
li id several years, Tnuch to the
satisfaction and economy of the drug
me consu San Fran-
ilar and th-- Pacific Coast
■ ral.
By breaking up the high-priced drug-
nbinatlon and cutting prices
saved medicine buyers 10 to 50
ent. We have supplied the poor
. ith the very best goods
tain. By our meth-
ive have • :z<-<1 the retail
from one of narrow-
minded, high-priced policy — a game of
rything in sight— to one of
legitimi <s principles.
Th tion departments <>f our
I a policy unique and
ly charai C 'his company.
"We do noi substitute. vv> mi every
ription just as it is written, with
me ingredients the doc-
•■ ds it shall be filled with when
oui the formula. If we
■ 't the Ing ■ ■ lied f^r we
It; II • ' ■ we tell
ill not fill a prescription writ-
3, nor will we
■ doctors on any
- • "»« »;o' ii ii iv j>i I'scnoea. uur way or ; count. I men uiai we can ana. vur prescnp- | ut-ptii uut-ui. nu«evci, »■» c <.uu=iu" n , unco ." „ «.....^ ...- T l^ /*% /^
SEND A POSTAL FOR A NEW ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE, NOW IN PRESS.
INSURGENTS
DEFEATED AT
SANTA RITA
Americans Drive Them Back
Without the Loss of
a Man.
BEBEL CAPTAIN TAKEX
Inhabitants of Santa Barbara on
Panay, Fearing a Bombard
ment, Abandon the Town.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
MANILA, Sept. 9.— A force of 450
, with one cannon, attacked Santa
Rita early this morning, and simul
taneously Guagua and San Antonio
attacked by bodies of rebels num
bering about sixty men.
All tho insurgents were repulsed
without loss to the Americans. Colonel
Bell and his regiment, while attempt
ing to surprise the rebels in the rear.
met two small patrols and succeeded in
DEUTZ & CELDERMANN.
AY, FRANCE.
DEUTZ & CELDERMANN'S
COLD LACK
la without doutt the finest Dry Champami
Tmported from France. Xo connoisseur
should fall to try It.
CHART.KS MKINECKE & CO..
Be!« Agents Pacific Coast,
XU Sacramento street. 8. F.
The Owl Drug Company
ioth and Broadway,
Oakland.
l «£Jj k Jen |Pi; r 4P O s^^ c^ € sb
business they may send us. Drug-gists
who do this sort of thing cannot com-
' pete with us. They are compelled to
add to their own price the doctor's
share, which th<> customer is unjustly
d. Every drug our clerks put Into
prescriptions is the very best we can
obtain, for that is the only kind I
will make good medicine to do the work
for which it Is prescribed, our way of
capturing a rebel captain, a lieutenant
ami six privates.
A Filipino who has arrived here from
the \ Isaya Islands says that Victoria
Nomapa, a prominent and wealthy
lawyer of Iloilo. being forced by pub
lic opinion to declare his politics, has
joined tho rebels.
The inhabitants of Santa Barbara,
the rebel headquarters in the island of
Panay, have abandoned the town. fear-
Ing a bombardment of thi- place by the
United States battleship Oregon.
MUCH SICKNESS IN
MACARTHUR'S DIVISION
MANILA, Sept. 5, via Hongkong,
Sept. 9.— The censor has refused to al
low the following- dispatch, the accu
racy iif which is unquestioned, to be
telegraphed:
The surgeon's reports in regard to
the condition of General Mao Arthur's
division showed that 36 per cent of the
officers ami 25% per cent of the enlisted
men are sick. This includes the sick In
quarters and those sent home. Eleven
per cent of the enlisted men sick in
quarters are mostly suffering from dys
entery and maiarial fever.
PLAN OF CAMPAIGN
FOR THE DRY SEASON
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.— General
Otis has been instructed in framing his
plan of campaign for the dry season to
allow for the fullest participation of the
naval forces now in the Philippines,
and as soon as he has been heard from
the necessary orders will go forward
to the naval commanders to co-operate ]
with the army to an extent not before i
contemplated. The naval officers have i
always been willing to do this, but j
they have been restrained in their op- J
erations by an indisposition to interfere
in any quarter with the plans of tho
military commanders. The ships will
undertake to capture any of the ports |
now in insurgent possession that may |
be desired by the army, and also to
hold them Indefinitely, thus making it
possible to open the railroad in Luzon
from the northern extremity, while in i
Cavite province, with the large force |
of marines now on hand, it is believed
that the navy ran undertake to relieve
tho soldiers tsationed there and make a
valuable force for othrr operations.
WILL ORGANIZF TWO
COLORED REGIMENTS
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9.— An order
for the organization of two colored reg
iments was issued from the War De
partment to-day. All the field officers
of these two regiments are white men \
now in the regular army.
All the companies are colored men
who served in the war with Spain in
either the regulars or the volunteers. I
The regiments will be designated the '
Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Volun- j
teer Infantry. The Forty-eighth will
be organized at Fort Thomas, Ken
tucky, and the Forty-ninth at Jeffer
son barracks, Missouri.
The full complement of officers has
be^n selected, and the following are the
field officers.:
Forty-eighth Regiment — Colonel,
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1899.
The seventy-two pen portraits grouped below are of bona-fide mem-
bers and employes of The Owi Drug Company's stores and laboratory.
conducting the prescription depart-
ments is cestainly appreciated, fur dur-
ing the last fiscal year our three stores
ailed 91,253 prescriptions. ►
We pay as little as jioppihle for our
Eroods, that will buy good goods. We
buy staples (medicines and drugs that
.'ill keep) in very large quantities, pay
»pot ' ;..- : h and secure every possible dis-
count. I
William P, Duvall, captain First Artil
lery; lieutenant colonel, Thaddeus W.
Jones, captain Tenth Cavalry; majors,
Sedgwick Rice, lirst lieutenant Seventh
Cavalry: Alexander L. Dade, first lieu
; tenant Third Cavalry. John Howard,
: first lieutenant Nineteenth infantry.
Forty-ninth Regiment- Colonel, Wil
liam H. Beck, captain Tenth Cavalry;
lieutenant colonel, Arthur C. Ducat,
captain Twenty-fourth Infantry; ma
jors, Ernest Hinds, first lieutenant
Second Artillery; George W. Klrkham,
captain Twenty-third Infantry; James
E. Brett, captain Twenty-fourth Infan
t IV.
TEMPERANCE WAVE
STRIKES PASADENA
Effort Being Made to Put the Sani
tary District Act Into
Effect.
PASADENA. Sept. 9.-Tho State Anti
• Saloon League, whose headquarters are
i at Oakland, haa begun a fight against sa
' loons and out-of-town roadhouses In
j Southern California, using as its weapon
| the sanitary district legislative act. C.
Garibaldi, who for years has conducted a
saloon a short distance outside the city
limits on Kast Colorado street, has been
chosen aa an example. The citizens of
i Lamanda Park, which Is the nearest post
office met and chose A. L. Schofleld. J. \V.
Hugus, C, A. Day, W. T. Sibley and \V.
A. Weymouth members of a sanitary
board, the district to be established if the
voters so decide at an election to held on
October 10. A majority of the ballots Is
necessary to elect.
The County Board of Supervisors Is
said to believe that the district Will be
established. If so, the sanitary board will
have power to grant or refuse a liquor li
cense and will close Garibaldi's saloon.
I The proprietor believes that his saloon
I will be dosed and has tried to sell out.
I Failing in this he has begun the erection
j of a winery in the belief that no author
ity hay power to prevent his selling his
Own product, even if the city should ex
tend its limits to include the winery.
The local Anti-Saloon League met re
cently and passed resolutions supporting
I the State League and Lamanda Park
League. The State League agrees to bear
the expense attendant to enforcing the
law and all incidental expenses should op
position be made.
Sivnild the election result in establish
ing the district, work will be begun on
other districts in this part of the Stp.te
which have been mapped out by th<- Anti-
Baloon L-ague. The Lamanda district
will comply pretty closely with the elec
tion precinct.
The citizens of North Pasadena have
acted upon similar lines as have the La
manda Park people. Their petition has
nut yet been act'Ml upon by the County
Board of Supervisors.
THREE PERSONS LOSE
THEIR LIVES BOATING
i Accidentally Run Into at Night by
Government Boat and Their
Craft Overturned.
QUINCY. 111.. Sept. 9.— The Government
| steamer Ramona last midnight struck a
skiff containing six belated merrymakers
1 in Quincy Bay. All were thrown into the
• water and three were drowned. The dead
Ere:
john h. wehkamp.
lulu broy.
Mary McCarthy.
Qeorge Lambur and Thomas Dowd of
Quincy and James Driscoll of St. Louis
were saved by clinging to a beer keg from
thy overturned boat.
ADVERTISEMENTS^^
1128 Market Street, San Francisco.
Drugs and medicines that will not re-
tain their strength and purity beyond
a certain time, like Mellin's Baby
Food, dry drugs and herbs, we buy in :
small quantities that we may quickly
dispose of them while fresh and
active.
We pay ;is much for experienced help
as is necessary to secure the very best J
men that we can find. Our prescrip- j
COMMENT ON
KAISER'S SPEECH
Many Catholics Are
Pleased With It.
Copyrighted, 1899, by the Associated Tress.
BERLIN, Sept. 9.— The Emperor's
Bpeecb at Strasburg is variously com
mented on. The Centrist Cologne Yolks
Zeltung i-ays the Cathollca are thankful
his Majesty tries to avoid every con
flict. The Vossische Zeitung considers
the speech to he evid< ntly a reply to
those m;i <i<- by ;i Bavarian priest in
Efetsse, who ;-a!d the throne and altar
could only be maintained by Catholicism.
The Emperor reverses the proposition.
The Boersen Courier says it remains to
be Been whether the relations between the
Emperor and Catholicism will really be
mutual. The Vorwaerta asserts that it
seems the Emperor returned from Pales
tine with a heightened opinion of the
possible usefulness of the church, adding:
"It is no longer the army and nobility he
asks to follow him. He now regards the
clergy ajso as an equally strong ally."
The Tagt-blatt says the Emperor's doc
trine is that of Charlemagne, "which
means antagonism to Papal power."
An eye-witness Informs the correspond
ent of the Associated Press that the Em
peror's reception at Strasburg and Stutt
gart showed that his popularity has
enormously increased in South Germany.
The applause was mostly genuine and
spontaneous. This was specially notice
able in Alsace.
The absence of the French military at
tache from Strasburg was commented
upon, and it is surmised that he acted on
orders from the French Government, so
as not to seem to recognize German dom
ination of the Reichland. It was re
marked, however, at the Strasburg pa
rade that the presence of French-speak
ing people was unusually large. A large
' number of correspondents of the leading
: French papers were present, and they
! were granted every facility and shown
every courtesy. Many of them will ac-:
company his' Majesty throughout the
whole maneuvers.
The noteworthy features of the man
euvers were the Jaegers (sharpshooters)
battalions of the Fourteenth Corps, who
I were equipped with Maxim guns. The
fourth, Eighth, Tenth and Fourteenth
battalions of the sharpshooters, forming
a brigade with three batteries of Maxims,
ecpecially distinguished themselves. The
.correspondent of the Associated Press
hears the Maxims stood the test so well
that all the Jaeger battalions of the army
will Vie equipped with them.
In order to make the resemblance to
| actual war as close as possible neither
1 the regular telegraph nor telephone lines
I were used within the whole maneuver
t. rritory. Instead special messengers on
1 horseback, pigeons and field telegraphs
were employed. Automobiles were used
in transporting provisions and ammuni
: tion and were found serviceable on paved
; roads in Wurtemberg, even on the steep
est grades. A remarkable achievement
, was the successful passage of the steep
! Kniebis pass, in the Black forest, V.VX)
I feet high, by the bicyclist division. The
i naval maneuvers near Heligoland have
i not been sensational.
Following the example of the United
States in the war with Spain the Govern
ment has ordered the equipment of a
number of repair ships for the navy,
i closely patterned after the Vulcan. These
will lie fireproof and will be used in train
ing firemen.
The Vossiocb* Zeitum* print* a hither
tion and head clerks were gathered
from the largest and most reputable
Stores in San Francisco and Eastern
cities. We engaged them because they
were men of ability, and they came to
us because we were able to pay their
worth. Every clerk in our employ is a
registered pharmacist and thoroughly
capable of conducting any drugstore
department. However, we consider it
to unpublished letter from the late Prince |
Bismarck to Field Marshal yon Manteuf
fel, In which Bismarck was far from com- |
pllmentary to the Prussian Conservatives.
This is one of a number of unpublished
letters bought since the death of the Held
marshal by a syndicate of Liberal politl
, ciana. They an said to contain many
'■highly sensational lettois. Including some
i from *tii. old Emperor to his son, then
Crown Prince, in which there are pass
. ages which refer in .surprising terms to
the present Emperor.
The Berlin courts will be busy Septem
ber -."> with the case of Max SchiemamTk,
a major of United States volunteers "Hir
ing the Spanish war. who is charged with
various frauds by which he obtained sums
oi' money.
A line of electric omnibuses was start
ed in Berlin this week.
The Oldest part of the Royal Castle has
just been renovated at a cost of 4,500,000
■ marks, the ancient architecture being re
| tamed.
AN ENTIRE TOWN IS
DESTROYED BY FIRE
Probably the Worst Conflagration
Ever Known in the Forests of
Northern Wyoming.
DENVER, Sept. 9.— A special to the Re
; publican from Cheyenne, Wyo., says:
i Forest fires are now burning in the
I.aramie Peak timber district, in North
■ crn Albany County, and along Muddy
; Mountain, about twenty-five miles south
' east of Casper. Special Agent Abbott of
| the Interior Department, who went out to
j investigate and put out the fires if pos
| slhle, has a force of men working in the
Laramle Peak district, and hopes to over
come the flames within a few days. Noth
ing can be done towaxd fighting the
Muddy Mountain fire on account of the
dense smoke, and it will be allowed to
burn itself out.
During the fore part of this week the
j worst forest'fires in the history of North
| crn Wyoming raged in the mountains be
i tween the north and south forks of the
'• Tongue River, west of Sheridan. Four
j townships were burned over and the town
;of Rockwood was wiped out. The tie
j camp of McShane & Co., together with a
number of sawmills and a large quantitly
of railroad ties and lumber, was de
stroyed. Many tlecutters narrowly es
caped.
LIFE BOAT EQUIPPED
WITH A GAG ENGINE
First Experiment of the Sort Ever
Tried Kesults in Every Way
Satisfactorily.
MARQUETT^, Mich., Sept. 9.— The first
test of a lifeboat equipped with power was
m.ule here to-day and, judging from the
performance, was in every way satisfac
tory. Lieutenant Charles W. McLellan,
assistant inspector of the Life-Saving
Service, was in charge of the experiment.
An ordinary thirty-tive-foot lifeboat had
been fitted with a twelve horsepower su
perior Ras engine. Under full power the
boat made a good rate of speed. During
the drill of the life-savers the boat was
rolled over and over, and showed that the
presence of the engine in the airtight
chamber in no way affected the ability of
the boat to right itself. The engine kept
running no matter what position the boat
was in. Up to this time lifeboats have
had but sails and oars, and It Is thought
engines of this typo will be of great util
ity. _^
Died From a Kick.
ANGELS CAMP, Sept. 9.— Fred Brunner
died suddenly this morning from the ef
fects of a kick over the heart inflicted
two weeks ago. Deceased was a well
known rancher and miner, bavins lived at
this place since the early mining days.
Several children survive him.
The largest retail
Drug
Company
West of
New York.
$500,000 business
320 S. Spring st.,
Los Angeles.
an unsafe policy to allow store clerks
to fill prescriptions. Prescription clerks
attend strictly to prescription business
and store clerks wait on trade. I'ub-
\ic safety and convenience is assured by
keeping' separate these departments.
We started in 189 with one store in
San Francisco. Now we have three
thriving stores in the three largest
cities in California— each store a leader
QUAKER COLONY
IN THE FAR NORTH
Working Among Alaska
Indians.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
PASADENA, Sept. 9.— C. C. Reynolds, a |
prominent business man of this city, has j
returned from a long stay In the country
about Kotzebue Sound, Alaska. Reynolds
and his party— a score of men— were elab
orately equipped and built a steamer In j
Kotzebue, In which they prospected the
Kowak River thoroughly without nnding
gold enough to warrant the staking of a
claim. Tnis steamer, the Helen, was the
only one built in the sound. She is 10 feet
beam and 38 feet over all.
Mr. Reynolds is a leading member of !
the Friends church. While at Kotzebue
he was on very intimate terms with Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Sainms and Miss Anna
Hunnicutt, the three Friends missionaries
who went from Los Angeles and 'WhittJer
two years ago and located at Blossom
Cape for the purpose of instructing the
Indians. Despite the misgivings of friends !
of the missionaries, who feared that the
Indians would not be found to be hos
pitable, those missionaries have enjoyed
great success. They have erected a school
building, where the Indians come In the
Hummer to trade with the natives from
Siberia. The American Indians trade furs
to the Siberian Indians for skins of rein
deer, which are made Into clothes. They
are said to take kindly to instruction. The
methods employed by the missionaries are
similar to those of kindergarten teachers.
The English language is the first thing \
taught. Recently the missionaries, who
are without white companions, have built, i
with the aid of a few Indians who stay ■
there the year round, a steamer, with ,
which they visit the Indian villages on the !
Kowak during the summer, carrying with
them balm for minds and souls.
The missionaries have great hardships
to contend with. Mrs. Samms, who is
only 23 years of age, was forced last win
ter to walk forty-five miles over snow and I
ice while working among the Indians. She I
has often slept out on the ice in a deer- |
skin Bleeping-bag, with the thermometer
30 to 40 degrees below zero.
The Reynolds party left in the schooner
Penelope from San Pedro in May, 189S,
and only Mr. Reynolds has seen clviliza- i
tion since then. The other members of
the party are expected home some time
this fall. They failed to locate any claims
in the Kowak or Kotzebue country, but
have several claims near Cape Nome.
DEATH OF L. S. BUTLER.
Formerly Assistant Adjutant General
of the National Guard.
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 9.-L. S. Butler,
a watchman in the office of the State
Treasurer, died in this city this morning
unexpectedly. He marched with the Odd
Fellows Thursday night and was at that
time apparently well.
Butler was formerly a resident of Los
Angeles, and at one time was lieutenant
colonel and assistant adjutant general of
the National Guard of California.
BIG BLAZE AT CHICO.
Beer Warehouses and Ice Works To-
tally Destroyed.
CHICO, Sept. 9.— Fire to-day destroyed
the beer warehouse of the Wieland and
Buffalo brewing companies. A. G. Eames'
bottling works and Icehouse and W. B.
in each city — San Francisco, Los -An-
geles and Oakland.
The Son Francisco store, located at
1128 Market street, runs through the
entire block to Turk street, and occu-
pies !<oso square feet, employing forty-
four men and women. This is an all-
night store, and for five years has n>t
closed its doors once. The mail order
department occupies the rear or Turk
street side, and is under competent
management. The men who attend to
the wants of our country friends are
old-time experienced mail order men,
who know the shortest and quickest
routes and cheapest rates to the va-
rious points on the Pacific Coast. Th?y
understand wrapping and packing bot-
tled rredioines and drug sundries to
withstand the carelessness of postal
and express clerks. Mail orders receive
immediate attention and country cus-
tomers are not obliged to pay one cent
more for their purchases than our city
rustomers, except freight or express
charges, which we prepay on $5 orders
or over to railroad points within 100
miles of our stores.
The Los Angeles store, located at 320
South Spring street, was established in
\K<\ and is by far the handsomest ami
best equipped drugstore in the south-
ern city. It, too, is a cut-rate, depend-
able store, and supplies a majority of
the residents of Southern California,
Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico with
drug sundries. This store occupies 11,-
-2f»o square feet and gives employment
to eighteen men and women.
The Oakland store was purchased
from Kirkland & Trowbridpre in l sr >'>
and turned into a cut-rate store imme-
diately. It is on the corner of Tenth
street and Broadway, right in the cen-
ter of the retail shopping district of
Oakland. Being BO close to San Fran-
cisco we do not encourage mail orders
from that point. This store supplies
and delivers drugs, medicines and toilet
articles to the residents of Oakland.
Berkeley and Alameda. It covers 5625
square feet, and ten employes are nec-
essary to attend the wants of its cus-
tomers.
All of our stores are well provided
for public convenience. Ladies' waiting
and toilet rooms, ice- water tanks, tele-
phones, directories, messenger service,
dictionaries, postage stamps, writing
desks and every other little thing that
so greatly adds to the comfort and
pleasure of shoppers and visitors.
Every well-behaved person is welcome,
and while there, whether they purchase
or not, are our guests, and we want
them to feel that any courtesy or favr.r
desired will be gladly granted, and
their presence not considered in the
way <>r out of place.
We have recently established a labor-
atory in connection with our San Fran-
cisco store. It is located at 1051 Market
street . one block from the store. We
have leased three floors, 22x165 feet,
covering 10,890 square feet. Every de-
tail i; modern and affords the greatest
convenience for operation— that of pre-
paring and making chemicals and ex-
tracts, manufacturing our own medi-
cines staple pills, powders, capsules, lo-
tions and bottling, labeling, packing
and shipping the same. It is equipped
with the very latest machinery and
manufacturing apparatus, and is a
modern laboratory in every respect.
Fifteen men, boys and women are em-
I ployed in the laboratory.
No sentence ever hurt business so
much as the remark by P. T. Barnum,
"that the American people like to be
humbugged.' 1 That an honest policy is
i a good business policy is sufficiently
and amply proven by the enormous and
j satisfactory success of The Owl Drue
i Company.
Griswold's warehouse. Nothing was
saved from any of the buildings.
\ G Eamis' loss is $3500. insurance
12400 ; Wieland Brewing Company's loss is
11200 insurance $700; the Buffalo Brew.r.g
Company's losb Is $700, insurance $500; \\ .
E Griswold's loss is $600. insurance S4CO.
The Southern Pacific Company's largo
water tank and a car loaded with tele
graph poles were badly burned. The fire
started in Wteland's beerhouse. The causa
is unknown.
UNUSUALLY HEAVY
GRAIN CROP HARVESTED
Output of San Joaquin County Valued
at Ten Million Dollars.
STOCKTON, Sept. 9.— Grain dealers are
commencing to estimate the value of this
year's crop?, and the results stated in
the most conservative figures are sur
prising to even the most sanguine. Count y
Assessor Ortman has found that 470.8 >
acres in this county were planted to whe it
this year. At the lowest estimate this
acreage raised 250,000 tons. There were
208.900 acres seeded to harley. 970 acres to
oats and 80,600 acres to hay. At least 150.
--000 tons of barley were produced and 80,000
tons of hay cured.
At the present prices 250.000 tons of
wh<-at am worth J6.ffiO.ooo; lnO.ooo tons of
barley $2 550,000; SO ,OOO tons of hay, $503,750.
and other products $1,79K.2f.0. making in
all a grand total to San Joaquin County
of over $10,000,000.
NO ELECTRIC LINE
FOR MARIN COUNTY
SAN RAFAEL,, Sept. 9.— J. A. MoNear,
the Petaluma capitalist, denied to-day
that he contemplates the building of an
electric railway from this city to Point
San Pedro, to connect with a line of
steamers to San Francisco, which would
compete with the Donahue road. Mr. Mc-
Near asserted that a boulevard should bo
constructed from San Rafael to the point,
and that an electric line would follow as
a natural consequence; but it is entirely
improbable that he will do anything ia
the matter at present.
So far as mere competition is concerned
the Donahue road has Httle to fear from
such a rival, as the distance by water
from Point San Pedro to San Francisco i 3
so great that a 3teamer would lose suffi
cient time to make nothing on a through
trip by the few minutes gained in travel
ing from this city to Point San Pedro.
HAS LOST HIS ALL.
Louis Lapiner, Whose Son Was Kid-
naped. Is Now a Bankrupt.
CHICAGO. Sept. 9.— Louis Lapiner, the
father of little Gerald Lapiner, who was
kidnaped two years ago, filed a petition
in bankruptcy to-day. Liabilities, $24.'«»";
no assets. The indebtedness was con
tracted in Ogden, Utah, in 1891. while Mi.
Lapiner was in the general merchandise
business.
Reception at Stanford.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY. Sept. ».—
The Young Men's and Young Women's
Christian Associations jointly gave the
first serial event of the college year to
night in the Em-inal Hall clubrooms. The
halls and corridors were tastefully deco
rated, and refreshments were served to at
least 500 guests. This reception has be
come college custom and Is intended to
facilitate acquaintance between me
Freshmen and upper classmen.
Fell From a Buggy-
PASADENA, Sept. 9.-Miss Aiecuu, sis
ter of the late Editor Joseph Medill or
Chicago, fell from her buggy this mov
ing. The horse started and the wne_^J
passed over her. Her injuries are not se
rious.

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