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Hark! hark! the dogs do bark;
The baggers have come to town.
With carpet grips
%\nd one way slips
To bold the charter down..
Hark! hark! the dogs do bark;
The baggers have come to stay;
And A! ford leads
The glad hayseeds —
Ail hcadiug 'Frisco way.
Dicleery, dockery, dockf
Puir Gavin gat sic a shoek —
He whispert a bug
In a deaf mute's lug-
Dicker)', dockery, dock!
Panhandle, panliandle,good Mis
ter Mayor —
Plant us a panhandle most every
Bond 'em and pond 'em, and
mark 'em Jim P,
And run *em from Market
street clear to the sea.
WITH SANTA FE
Plan of Stockton and
Bt*eelal Pl«p»tch to The Call.
BTOCTCTOX. Dec 30— C. Harp, rlght-of
way man for the new Stockton and Sac
ramento Railroad, to-day made certain
ttatements regarding the' Intentions of the
company which are Important Inasmuch
as tii'-y <how an Intention to connect dl
rrct with the Santa Fe road. Mr. Harp
■aid In part:
"Our object In coining; In on North- Edl
ton street la to make a straight connec
tion with the Santa Fe Railroad, which
cornea In on South Kdlson. We can also
connect with the coal road on the same
street. Of course we have got to have
connections with other roads, the same as
any other railway must, in order to* ex
change business. Our road will be
equipped with rolling stock, but we ex
pect that Santa Fe trains will run on it
to Sacramento, and that our trains will
use the Santa Fe track to San Francisco.
If we put on a through train to Ban
Francisco from Sacramento wo will run
It to this city and then turn it over to
the Santa Fe, and they will do likewise
with us in running through trains from
the metropolis to the capital city. Of
course the business they pick up here ana
on the road to San Francisco would be
their own. and in like manner we 'would
have what business we pick up between
here and Sacramento for their train. On
thtir through buslneps we would get a
portion of Mio proceeds and vice versa.
"We ehall not have our yards on the
north side of Stockton Channel at all,
but will uce the yards of cither the Santa
Fe or coal roeds on the south side. That
means a bridge across Stockton Channel
If the Government will give its consent.
"As for the rights of way between here
and Sacramento, all but two pieces have
been secured In Sacramento County, and
w« have met with no trouble in San Joa
quin. The people In Sacramento County
are taking great Interest In the road.
There will be no trouble with the pro
posed ranch road In Sacramento County
leading to the river from the main road,
as It will follow a section line.
"Captain Cross, th« president of th*
NEW LEAVES FOR THE TURNING.
A A°TAEX <j oo SCS P°LITICAL nURSCRY RAYACS.
• . •• -JO"SCPA- IB • CASSELL - .v
Oh! Little Bo Peep,
She lost her sleep—
'At first she didn't mind it.
Then asked Chief Lees,
Oh! wouldn't he. please.
Send sleuths right out to rind it
The Chief said, '"80,
I love you so;
I*ll do my level bestest.
It beats the Dutch
Who made the touch/*
And there the matter restest.
Dan and Mac went up to Sac
To nab a trailing toga.
Poor Dan was downed the first
And Mac was dropped right
Poor Dan still shouts to keep the'
In line for extra session,
While Major Mac is off the track
A-trailing the procession.
road, 1a now on his way East. 1 don't
know definitely the object of his trip
th«*re. hut It cannot be to secure the
money for the road, because that Is ready
now and 1 will be turned over just as soon
as th» rights of way are secured and we
are ready for business."
BRITISH SHIP AND
FRENCH STEAMER LOST
Twenty Men Go Down to Death in
Disasters Near Cherbourg
LONDON, pec. 30.— The British sailing
vessel Emily L. IJoyd has been wrecked
near Cherbourg. The captain and twelve
of her crew were drowned.
The French steamer St. Jean has been
sunk near Hrest. Seven of her crew were
NEW TRIAL FOR WESTLAKE.
His Bondsmen May Recover the
Money They Advanced.
sai.tnas. D«e. II flwrtw I- wen.
lake, the defaulting Tnx Collector of Mon
l.-rey <'rni!ity. will :ikulii stand trial after
having b^on released /rom custody. About
four y«ars ago Wostlaka was found :o
be short in his accounts Rome $22.(Wi
Kight Indirtmer.ts were placed against
him by thf (*■ md Jury, covering «hort
utzoH for nix it as many >ears. Jle was
tried on three charges, convicted on two,
a< (jwlttecl nn Baotbar and nf-ntenci-d U)
serve fifteen >«-arß in S.in gut*ntln. A
stay of Ju<]Kni«-ni was obtained and >>-<th
cases were appealed to the Supreme
<'<>urt. Hoth decisions were reversed and
the suits dismissed.
The bondsmen of the defaulter were
unty recovered the Bhort
'.'. «-stliik<' in the meantime has re
mained In the County Jail, stoutly deny- j
lag his guiU but asserting he would di- !
vulge the names of the guilty parties if
he was sent to State's prison.
A short time ago. the cases having been
Westlnke was discharged from
custody, but was soon rearrested on an
other phase of the case. On preliminary
hearing he was held to answer. His bonds
men are endeavoring to get an acquittal,
for In that event they will seek to regain
possession of the surety money. Westlake
fa considered almost a martyr, and a con
viction Is thought to be very doubtful.
Mrs. Langtry Sails for America.
LIVERPOOL. Dec. 80.— The Cunard
steamer Lucania, which sailed from here
fur N'-w York to-day. h;us among hea pas
sengers Mrs. Lang-try , the actress.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1899.
Little Ed Coroner
Is the chief mour-r-r-ner
For a political pie.
No more will his thumb
Get dead next to a plum
As he sings "What a good
thing am II"
ALL RECORDS BROKEN.
Phenomenal Progress Made at the
Spreckels Sugar Factory.
SALINAS. Dec. 30.— The big Spreckels
sugar mill near this city has broken all
previous records for crushing beets. Up
to last night the greatest tonnage for a
twelve-hour run was a little over 1400 tons.
In a twelve-hour run yesterday, however,
over 1500 tons were crushed, and for a
twenty-four-hour run 2970 tons. With the
beets that are now in the bins and those
that are yet aneld and coming In every
day It will be some time before the fac
tory closes down for the season.
The largest beet yield on a small acre
aße was reported to-day as that of O. S.
Tuttle. On eight acres of land 262 tons of
beets were grown thlß season, an average
of 2£\ tons to the acre.
AUBURN. Dec. 30.— The preliminary ex
amination of Tom Grimes, who shot and.
Old Dan Cole
Is a merry ole soul,
And a merry ole soul is he.
Though he talked Jesse Moore
Till his tonsils were sore,
.When he left the Commissioners
But ole Dan Cole's
Still a merry ole soul,
Since he's left the Commission- ,
For he's dropped slyly in>
At Uncle Sam's Mint,
Where he's boss of the coiner«ee
Bill Kemp unto his colleagues.
"No longer I'll be good.
I'll go and be a robber fierce
And live in a dreary wood —
And live in a dreary wood!
"Til go and be a robber bold,
And when the twents pass by
I'll reach, you bet, and get that
HI do it if I die,
I'll tlo it if I die!"
There was a little man
And he had a little plan,
And he mailed it on a postal card,
His consciencehad no qualms;
He expected all schoolma'ams
Would easily be taken oil their
guard, guard, guard.
He believed that when they writ
They would tell him he was it —
He was popular, oh, very, with
himself, self, self. "
But if there fall a snow
Poor Bergy, Bcrgerot,
May be buried in a drift upon
a shelf, shelf, shelf.
"Sing hey Dibble, Dibble,
The mouse and the nibble;
The cow jumped over the moon.
The wastebasket laughed
To see the graft,
And the woodpile exposed the
killed Charlie Mclaughlin, a fellow-miner,
at Ophlr last Tuesday morning, was con
cluded to-dny. Justice Wills held him to
answer before the Superior Court without
bonds. A brother and cousin of the ac
cused were present from Grass Valley.
Grimes will be defended by ex-District
Attorney A. K. Robinson.
Suit Against Bankin.
LOS ANGELES. Dec. 30.— Harry Wyatt.
manager of the Los Angeles Theater, to
day filed a suit for $2000 damages against
McKee Rankln. the theatrical man, for
failing to comply with a contract to play
his company at Wyatt's theater. The
company appeared at another theater In
Strikers Willing to Arbitrate.
BT. ETIENNE. France. Dec. 30— At a
meeting of the striking miners to-day it
was agreed upon, as a compromise al
ready accepted, to telegraph the colliery
owners submitting the dispute to arbi
Ding, dong, belli Dodge's in the
Who put him in? Foxy Michael
Who'll 4>ull him out?
800-vee-a', no doubt.
Oh! Naughty Michael Kcll, to
Confiding Zenas down a hole —
Ta have hhn prisoned like a
At ze — zc naughty Poodle
Majah McLumpty sat on a wall;
Majali .McLumpty had a great
Now all the tout's horses
And all the tout's men
Couldn't put Majah McLumpty
Simple Seamans met some de
Worthy of his steel;
Said Simple Seamans to those
"Yield, thee, villains, yicl'!"
Then said those demons to Sim
"Oh, you're not so many.
Even if you are a big 'Me Too'
And a hotty adjutant genny!"
RUDYARD KIPLING ILL.
Novelist and His Family Suffering
LONDON. Dec. 30.— Rudyard Kipling
and his wife and two children are con
fined to their rooms, suffering from in
fluenza, but there is no anxiety felt as to
Will Succeed Wadleigh.
SAJ/T LAKE. Utah, Dec. 30 — George W.
Heintz has been appointed general pas
senger and ticket agent of the Rio Grande
Western Railway, effective January 1.
Mr. Heintz has been acting general pas
senger agent since the retirement off 1 . A.
Wadlelgh several months ago.
Rights to Award Contract
BANTA CRUZ. Dec. 30.— Judge Smith
to-day decided a case which is of Interest
to municipalities. G. W. Peckham sued
the city of Wataonvllle to annul a con
tract with Williams. Belcher & Co. for
construction on the ground that the firm
was not the lowest bidder. The court
holds that the Trustees have the sole
power to award a contract and the courts
have no authority to Intcrefere unless
fraud is shown. Therefore he sustains
WAGNEH COMPANY DROPS OUT.
Formal Transfer of Its Property to
NEW YORK. Dec. 30.— The Wagner
Palace Car Company to-<lay ceased to ex
ist as an Individual organization. The
formal and official uan^fer of the Wag
ner Company under the terms of its
merger agreement with the Pullman
Company was effected this afternoon at
the offices of the Wagner Company In
this city. $20,000,000 of stock of the Wag
ner Company being transferred to Pull
man Interests, and an equal amount of
Pullman stork transferred to the Warner
people on even terms.
The offices of the combined Interests In
X-w York City will he those heretofore
occupied by the WagDer Company, and
the officers of the Wagner Company will
for the present and possibly permanent
ly maintain their relative positions. Webb
becomes a member of the board of direc
tors of the consolidated companies.
May Open Saloons.
SANTA ROSA. Dec. 30. -Superior Judge
Burnett handed down an opinion this aft
ernoon In the action brought by William
Browne, as representative of the people
of Kenwood, against James F. Cown and
others to restrain them from opening a
saloon in the town. Evidence was put In
at the trial to show that d»eds to lota In
the town given to purchasers by the
Xi nwood Land Company contained a
clause which provided that there was to
be no sale of Intoxicating liquors In the
town. Other deeds did not contain the
clause. Judgment was given for the de
New Raisin Combine.
FRESNO. Dec. 30 —The proposed plan
of a combine In which raisin growers and
packers shall be equally represented l:as
been laid before a meeting of Fresno and
Kings County packers, and after a dis
cussion In a favorable spirit George B
Noble. Thomas H. Lynch. Charles King
of Hanford. W. M. Griffin and C. O. Bon
ner were appointed a committee to con
fer on the subject with the Raisin Grow
ers' Association directors next Monday.
The project involves the purchase of ail
existing plants at a fair valuation and
concerted action by packers.
Bye. Baby Bunting,
Bill Foote's gone a-hunting;
But not for any rabbit tkin
To wrap his Baby Bunting in.
Kay, nay. Baby Bunting,
Bill is only hunting
For words to quench.
His thirst for French, '
Since he's ordered a Colonel's
New uniform for the Paris.Ex
Mo Gunst has went, boo-hoo!
He's lost, begob,
His star and job.
And don't what to do!
S'ng a song of" gold bricks.
Just one for Colonel Chad.
Ore Henry T., he passed it ;
My! ain't the colonel mad?
Oh, wasn't that a mean trick
For Hennery to play —
To pass that harbor gold brick
On Chadbourne in that way?
NOT IN DANGER
May Be Floated on the
Next High Tide.
Bp«claJ Dispatch to The Cfcll.
LONDON*. Dec 20.— The Hamburg and
South American line steamer Pelotaa
from Santos for Rotterdam, is the vessel
which went ashore near Dungeness soon
after midnight last night during a heavy
storm. She was laden with coffee and had
eight passengers on board. In spite of the
heavy weather prevailing the Dungenes*
lifeboat succeeded In reaching the steam
er and remained with her all night.
The Peiota* is so far Inshore that she
is left almost dry at low water. Her
sternpost and rudder have b*en washed
away. The captain of the Pelotas refusal
assistance and Is rapidly Jettisoning h*>i
cargo. Tugs are attending her. and It i«
hoped she will be refloated the next hi»s
tide. The gale, however, continues *"
The Hamburg-South American line la in
no way connected with the Hamburg
American line. ««urs;.
RAILWAY MAN'S SUICIDE.
Auditor Rogers of the Chicago and
West Michigan Ends His Life
GRAND RAPIDS. Mich.. ... 3) _\.
dltor Uriah B. Rogers of the Chicago in ,
West Michigan and the Detroit Or.
Rapids and Western railroads committal
suicide this noon by shooting h^V-^J
through the head while sitting aW
desk in his private office. Death i wV. , *
stantaneous. Despondency over m. i«
Illness probably caused the deed \i*
Rogers had been appointed auditor tl'
the newly consolidated Pierre Maro«-t? r
Wanted for Burglary.
BAN LI' IS OBIBPO. Dee. 30.— city «
shal Cook this morning wired to Bali *
for the arrest of Jim Dougherty JT' . ,
here for larceny and against whom th
la strong evidence of being a member «r
a gang "of burglars. Dougherty win i '
brought here on to-morrow's traiaT