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EVENTS IN THE
A Number of Pleasant Family
... Gatherings and Expe
A CHURCH CLUB RECEPTION.
The Tobey Musicale— Party on Union
Street — Excursions to Capitola
and Mount Tamalpais— The Bay
City Lodge Entertainment— Party
on Steuart Street— The ''Jolly
The Western Addition Literary and Social
Club will give lis regular entertainment and
dance this evening at Odd Fellows' Hall.
Last Monday evening a very enjoyable musi
cale was given by Mis. A. It. Tobey at her resi
dence, 420 Twenty-fourth street. Among those
__ .^ .; [Stent were Mrs. 11. liirrell, Mrs. J. Spaulding,
IMrs. liei gland, Mrs. Peugatly, Mrs. Roach. Miss
Annie Mallei, Miss llaltie Mallet, Miss Dassie
1 iSj-au-dinc, Miss Alice lligitlns. Miss ltelle llar
court, Miss Minnie Pengally, Miss Alois IJerg
laud, Mtss Sadie Tobey, -Mis. Emma Tobey, Miss
"Olive Fallen ; Messrs. Lester Spaulding, Arthur
higgles, Frank Biggins, Charles Fatten.
l be lea to be giveu by ibu ladles of the First
Presbyterian Church takes place to-morrow af
ternoon, between 3 .md 5:30 o'clock, in the par
lors of .i.c church, oil Van Ness avenue.
A pleasant trip was liken to Mount Tamalpais
and Table Mountain on .sr.ud.iy, the 10th Inst.
Among the parly were: Miss M. Beevan, Miss
51. Klevesalil, Miss U. Meister, Miss M. l'iiigel.
Miss M. Keddlngton, Mr. J. ilillmao, Mr. ___.
ivievesabl, Mr. T. Lewis, Mr. A.Taylor. Miss
R. Meister and Mr. A. Taylor accomplished tlie
teal of reaching the top of Mount Tamalpais lv
Young Ladles' Instilule No. IG will bold Its
third social at Union-square Hall this evening.
Last Sunday evening the members of the Ivan
lioe Club assembled at the residence of one of its
members, 308 Hayes street. It being their sec
ond gathei ing, the club members were all pres
eut, besides a uumber of invited guests. (I lines
and dancing were Indulged in, and during the
Interim refreshments weie served.
The second progressive euchre party of Kismet
Lodge, No. 26, Legion of the West, will take
place this evening in lied Men's Building.
The members of the Bryant-street Social Club
gave a very pleasant straw-tide last Friday
evening to San Mateo, wliich they reached about
10 o'clock, and shortly alter enjoyed a bountiful
: repast. Afterward singing anil dancing were
Indulged In at the hotel until an early hour In
■ lbs moraine, when u.e party left lor home. The
ladies and gentlemen who comjii-ed ihe party
were: Miss Viola -smith, Miss Clara Brandon,
the Misses Katie and Viola Stewart. Miss Sarah
Marvin, Miss Mary Walters, the Misses Mamie
and Daisy McElroy; Messrs. Hugh McSwecan,
James lilzgerald, John CUI, Patrick Gill, Albert
Foley, Wesley Aurs, Wesley Fowler.
Mrs. iiayr.eu McLellan and Miss May McLel
l.in. of Seattle, gave a lecepiion last Wednesday
afternoon in honor ol their guest. Miss T.
i.rr. dull of San Francisco. It was a very pleas
I'lii- Twentieth Century Club Iteception-
The twentieth Century Club, an organization
Of some thlity young gentlemen connected with
Calvaiy Church, tluevv oien their doors las:
evening to their friends, who have only hitherto
enjoyed hearsay accounts ol the talent developed
among me members. That these accounts were
authentic was plainly demonstrated by last
night's entertalnm nt. although the emu was
only represented on the programme hy the Presi
Tiie parlors .of tbe Calvary Presbyterian
Church were tastefully decorated with a few
light loaches. Against a background or national
Hags shone a golden star above the Inscilption
"Welcome" in while litters wreathed. Willi Ivy.
There were a lew plants in pots, a jar of
amaryllls lilies. Ivy leudiils on the gasaliers and
at other points where needed.
Every oue irt tlie chairs grouped about Ihe
spacious rooms was in request soon alter 8:30
. o'clock, when the following programme was an
nounced by the President, Mr. .1. D. Cook, after
lie bad made a brief aud telling introductory ad
ilies-r Overture dedicated to the Twentieth
. Century Club, by tbeKnbato Medley under the
j y rection of Mr. M. it. F'leischniau; barytone
*»»>_. loin. Mr ,v. M. Thornton; recitation, Mr. J. B.
Tffrti.r J?,! ;" vocal solo. Miss Marts Barnard. Tne
names of all the talent, especially the last, are
"hoti-ehold woids" for unitoim merit and their
selections were deservedly applauded.
The pleasant affair concluded with the ser
vice of refreshments and resolved Itself finally
Into a sociable couveisazioue.
The Bay City Lodge Entertainment.
- Another of the enjoyable monthly socials of
l.ay City Lodge, No. 619, Knights and Ladles
of Honor, took place on Monday evening In
Washington Hall. The following programme
was listened to, the participants being repeat
edly recalled: Becltatlon, "Love-making Under
Great Difficulties/! Miss Kose llellbron; song,
Mr. H. D. Smith; recitation. "Entertaining Her
Big Sister's Bean.", Miss Josie Bellbron; comic
soug. Mr. K. li. Whitney, accompanied by Mrs.
N. 1-oswell; sentimental song, Mr. William
Fran kei; lecUatloo. "ltlenzi's Address to the
Konians," Mr. li. Shod mark; song, "Gathering
the Myrtle With Mary," Mr. W. Irankel; reel
lallon, 'ibe Hired Girl," Miss Kose Hetlbron,
concluding with twelve dances. Anions the
man; prominent members of the order present
were; A. W. (.rant, P. 6. P.J J. W. Maher, U.
'1 ., Dr. S. Ameiican, S. X-, and many members
of Uoiden ltule. Excelsior, Pacific, Empire and
West Eud lodges.
Party on Steuart Street.
Last Sunday eveniug, at the residence of Mr.
W. Mever, 150 Steuart street, Miss Josie Denis
was tendered a farewell surprise party by a
number of her friends prior to her d-pai ture on
a three mouths' visit to the Eastern states.
Singing and dancing were the features ol the
eveuiug. Miss Josie Denis. Miss Dora yon
Stadeu and Mr. Willie Kadebald gave several
vocal selections during be evening; Miss Amelia
Kotger Md Miss Mamie Magulre rendered sev
en, piano duets. Miss Jennie Zwald gave a
recitation of "The Ride of Jennie McNeil.'' Mr.
Eugene Gill give a recitation ol "A School-boy's
-•Happy Days." About 11 o'clock refreshments
. 2 were served, after which dancing was resumed
* until an early hour. _...
Among those present were: Miss Josie Denis,
Miss Louise Meyer, Miss Mamie Magulre, Miss
Frieda yon Siadeu, Miss Katie Zwald, Miss
Amelia Knitter, Miss Jennie Zwald, Miss Kate
Downer, Miss Dora yon Staden, Miss Gertie
Peterson, Miss Annie yon Staden, Miss Barbara
Peterson, Miss Johanna -Meyer; Messrs. William
.Meyer. Herman Kalilmeyer ol Brooklyn, I.em
Lucas of Biggs, William Kadebald, Edward Lin
den, llemy Meyer, Willie yon Staden, Frank
Linden, John you Staden, Henry you Staden,
Eugene Gill, Klchard yon Stadeu. -
Party in Alnmeil*.
■ A pleasant party was given recently at the
home of Mis. S. Samuel at Alameda. in honor of
the twenty-first birthday anniversary of her son,
Mr. Julius Samuel. The guests, including many
from this city, comprised: Mr. and Mrs. Levy,
Mrs. G. N. Levy, Mrs. Goldsmith, Mrs. J. Koblu-
Kon, Mr. and .Mrs. E. Levy, Mr. and Mrs. Dnnond,
Ml and Mrs. (i. A. Klncald, Mrs. Altfelil, Mr.
and Mrs. Castle, Mr, and Mrs. Koihchild, Mr.
and Mrs. Goldman, Miss Emms Samuel, Miss
j.rrie Samuel, Miss Polly Calish, Miss Ella Cal
l-l: -Miss Asber, Miss flattie Lobe. Miss Lobe,
lhe Misses Lillie, Ida and Millie Marcus, Miss
Friedman, Miss Carrie Cohen , Miss L. Shaen,
Aliss I s. Jacobs of Santa Kosa, Miss Uattle Ja
cobs, Miss Gla-. Miss Allele Levy, Miss B. San
a-is ol Sacramento, Miss Kae Harris, Miss Teuie
unman. Miss Hallie Castle, Miss T. Castle, Miss
" Carrie Flge, Miss Bessie Savannah; Mir. Kosie
Uoldsmiih, Miss F. Friedman. Miss Silversteii,
Miss H.Levy; Messrs. M. Phillips, Mr. Elkus,
p. Hei«liberg of Sacramento, Mr. Fischer, D.
Hieiiaut. .1. Harris, 11. Harris, Charles Loesch,
M Fige, Louis Samuel, Albert Samuel, Julius
. Samuel, Samuel Samuel, G. Samuel, M. I hen,
J. Cohen, Oscar Pollak, I. Samuel, A. Levy. Pro
fessor Aiir-r-ir James Kelley. Charles Fischer.
Boyd Han. George Adams, D. Becker. D. Thoiup
' son, P. Miaen.
Tin- Jolly Six Club Entertainment.
The Jolly Six Social Club gave a very Joy
able euterlalnraent o their friends and school
jl last Saturday evening at the residence of
C Mr. and Mrs. Schneider, 1517 Jackson street.
"II tastefully decorated parlors filled with the
baniy parly presented an attractive appearance.
Tlie various numbers of the lollowiug pro
pr. inline. received unstinted applause. Soug. by
'me Jolly Six; recitation. Miss L. Gregg; reci
tation, Mr. E. Flovd; song, Mr. S. Iversou; reci
.' tation, Miss 11. Miller; soug. Miss G. Keser;
medley, Mr. Balph llaphael; recitaliou. Miss A.
Leddeii; whistling solo, Mr. 11. Bassett; Chinese
i- rr i-isoiiatioii, Messrs. 1.. Peterson and U.
Thompson. Dancing and social games were
enjoyed until the grand maich to the din
liig-ioora, where a splendid supper was
served. On call Masters C. Schneider, J.
Raphael and M. Cooper delivcied veiy
i.-. and appropriate addresses at the
table. Miss Emily Moeller presided at the plauo.
The parties present weie: Miss Grace Trask.
Miss N. Smith, Miss Alice Wlilihy, Miss Edna
Armer, Miss Pauline Morris, Miss A. I.i'dden,
Miss N. Leiirl.-ii, Miss It. Gregg, Miss K. Giegg,
Miss 11. Miller, Miss T. Meyer, Miss M. Smith,
Miss i, Kerer, Miss It. Kensle, Miss V. Kair
vv.ailre.. Miss A. White, Miss W. ltainsell, Miss
IL Sirflvalo. Miss 8. Spllvalo, Miss A. ilradtleld,
Miss A. Graham. Miss G. Cook. Miss M. Hall.
Miss F. Morse. Miss 1. Pecbner. Miss B. Jacobs,
- Miss li. Uaiimaii Miss E. Ledden; Masters
.1. l.nphael, M. Coope". G. Pluto. S. Iverson, It
Raphael, 11. Schmidt. L Peterson, 11- \"°'"P
--B„n. I-:. Floyd, it. Till. E. Morris, BL Bassett, W.
Talaen, J. Newbert. W. Smith, 1. Cooper. H.
Behwattz, C. Morse, J. Pechuer, A. V auhn, 11.
Wilkinson, B. Ames, D. While C. Schneider, E.
iveison. • „ __. _
A Sir-_w-Ki«I« at Bantu Crnz.
Tie Grand Council of the C. L. A. S. .having
completed their labors at Santa Cruz on Friday
last, Hie members' friends gave a pleasant straw
""— jrlde in i heir honor prior to their departure. Two
large busses, under the guidance of 0. Klchaid
■in and J. Johnson, loon the party to Capitola,
some six miles dlsiant. where tuey were escorted
io the atiiig-rlnk by a body of eainpeis. ■
v-iiJr After several dances and a si oil ou the beach
tbe party returned to Santa Cruz, alter bidding
their Capitola friends farewell. Arriving at the
hotel, tliey were agreeably surprised to Hud a
sumptuous supper prepared for their enjoyment,
alter which fiuging brought the episode lo a
close. • ,_.,.,
There were present from this city and Oak
land: San Francisco— Miss Katie Miles. Miss
Mamie Donohue, Mrs. Annie Murphy, Miss
Mary Tuite, Miss Agnes O'Kane; Oakland— Miss
Maggie Tavlor, Miss Nellie Derliam, Miss Mag
gie Reed Miss J. Calaglian, Mis« A. C. Hougu
ton, Miss Gannon. Miss M. Smith, Miss L. Ca
hill, Miss M. Donovan, Miss M. Calaglian. Mrs.
J. T. Jordan. Mis. M. Kyle and Miss Kyle. Mrs.
F. Prindle, Dr. C. Kawson. Mr. Halllhaii. Mr. T.
M. Searcy, Mr. C. Sinlili, Mr. Cahill. Mr. J. J.
Donohue. Mr. J, J. Lenord, Mr. Prindle, Mr. W.
Davis, Mr. chailes Black. Mr. C. Morritiet, Mr.
J. Doran, Sir. W. Chase, Mr. T. Ralston.
I'-irtv on Union Street.
A social parly was given recently by Mrs. and
Mr. J. Gassinann at their residence, 400 Union
street, in houor of a fete day. The afternoon
was spent in dancing, singing, games and rec
itations. Among those present were Mr. aud
Mis. J. Gassmann, Mr. and Mrs. P.P.Grace,
Mr. and Mis. G. Vaccarl, Mrs. E. Lumann. Mrs.
Lucy iiaudin. Mr. aud Mrs. J. Taylor, Hie Misses
Cecile and Alice Gassmann, the Misses Katie
and Lucy Boudin, Mrs. Mary l.agroue, Miss
Carrie Hammersmith, Miss May Irene Quirk,
MissM. Labory, Miss M. Parol, Miss A. Camb
long. Miss P. Matraman, Mrs. A. M. Catnbloog,
Miss .v. Zapatannl, Mrs. M. Carter, Mr. Henry
lloedeker, Mr. Edward Lismauii, Mr. A Ross,
Mr. J. Camozzl, Mr. M. Cappelli, Mr. Eugene
Gassmann, Mr. Leon Chassagne, Mr. Eugene
Masouuette, Mr. Jules Boudin, Mr. M. White,
Mr. -M. Hodge, Mr. D. Schenk, Hon. B. Scheua,
Mr. Geoige Walker, Mr. S. l.abarlhe.
'The Nrngn Enure Club Social.
On Friday last the Niaga Emoc Social Club
gave an open meeting at their club-rooms, Lib
erty Hall, '.i')'.i> •_. Market street. A pleasant
evening was spent in dancing, singing and vari
cms games Among those present were: Miss
M. Moss, Messrs. K. Johnson. J. Blldebrand, E.
Kies, L. Holdeu. M. Kievesahl, Miss Meister,
Messrs. A. Ries, M. de Liny, M. E. lloluen,
Mrs. Uoiden, Messrs. R. Sands. W. 11. lioideu,
W. W. Doollttle, E. Klevesalil, Charles Gertzein,
11. Kievesahl, 11. Hildehraiid, 11. Gertzein, D.
Callaglian, James Tlerney, A. Volkuian, E. L.
Eksward. C. Wohlaader, W. Celiians. Professor
Carroll and J. Holdeu.
Parly on Welsh Street.
A very pleasant surprise party was tendered to
Miss Tessle and Miss Amy Qulgley last Satur
day evening at ibeir residence on Welsh street.
The pallors were tastefully arranged with
Bowers and evergreens. Dancing and singing
were the main leagues of il.e evening, and
games of alt Kinds were indulged in. Miss Amy
and Miss Te-sie Quigley rendered a duet on the
piano; Miss Amy Cuiuiiiiugs also favored the
guesis with a soug. At 1 o'clock the guests ad
journed to the dining-room, where a hotititeous
supper was seived. Among those present were:
The Misses Amy and Tessie Qulgley, Miss
Minnie Donnelly, Miss Madge McCarthy, the
iiisses Kittle and Amy Cummings, Miss Jessie
McGlnerty, Miss Alice Wynne. .Miss May Leech,
.Miss Nellie Lyusay, -Miss Mary Kiernan, Miss
Amy Hart, Miss Kate Gallagher, Miss Annie
Dully; Messrs. T. Flood, W. B lardmau, E. (line,
J. Deneby, G. Cavanaugh, E. Connelly, F. Skuse,
C. Reno, J. Gunning, 15. l-'lyini, G. Marion, 11.
Doiieiiy. W. Patten, J. Coakley and Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac L. Requa are now at their
home in Piedmont, alter passing two months at
Professor and Mrs. Martin Kellogg arrived
home in Berkeley last Satuiday.
.Mrs. Peter Donahue and Mrs. Eleanor Martin,
with Justice and Mrs. Stephen J. Field, Mrs.
Coiidit Smith, Miss Con lit smith and Miss Alice
Condit Smith are expected lo arrive lv New York
early in October. Mrs. Donahue and Mrs, Mar
tin will come direct to California after a few days'
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Wetmore, Miss Annie 1., and
Miss Ida M.Weimore, of Oakland, are in Helena,
Mr. and Mrs. Fisher Ames are at the .Etna
Mineral Sin lugs.
Mrs. Judge Garouite, Miss Amy ami Miss
Grace Garoutte, ot Woodland, aie enjoying a
slay at Pacilic Grove.
Mis. George Hearst and Miss Jennie Sander
son have left for a visit to Del Monte.
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Badliin and Mirs
Jlaude Badlaui have leturned from their trio to
the Yellowstone Park.
Miss iheiesa Ellis, daughter of Mr. Moses
Ellis, is the guest of Mrs. Bagley.
.Mr. and Mrs. John Verdenhalven, who have
been visiting Paralso Springs tor two weeks past,
have gone to i'.rso Robles Springs, where they
Will remain for the next two weeks.
Mis. Aileen and iMss Genevieve Goad returned
yesterday to Sau Rafael from Del Monte.
Mr. George A. Pope and .Mr. Samuel A. Buck
bee are back from a lengthy visit to the Eastern
Mrs. Gordon Blandtngand Miss Lena r.i. Hiding
expect to remain about another month at Del
.Mis. James L. Martel, Miss Aileie Mattel and
Miss Ethel Hi arte I are at Santa i 1-112.
Mr-. William E.ull bas returned home to Chico
afler a pleasant visit here.
Mis. Calvin S. Nutting and Miss Glace Nutting
are paying a visit to Santa Cruz.
Mr. an.i Mrs. J. C. Aiusvvonu and Mr. and Jlrs.
11. B. Ainsworth of Oak. and weie lv i'oitlaud ou
Mi-s Mamie Plunkett has gone to Seattle to
Mrs. George Pardee, wrfe or Second Brigade
Burgeon Pardee, is among the many San F'rau
ciscaus at Sauta Cruz.
.Mr. and Mrs. B. Killing-! and .Miss Eltlinger
of this city weie at the Rainier Hotel. Seattle,
dutiug the past week.
Dr. Martin, I. S. N., is among th- visitors lv
Mr. J. A. Jlogagnos Is at the .Etna Springs.
Mrs. D. McKieruau and her niece .Miss Flor
ence Klley have retained to the city, after having
speut lour weeks at Tomales.
Mis. E. W. Burner has returned home altera
pleasaul visit at Hie residence of Mr. D. Casassa
of Sauta Kosa.
Mis. E. B. Crocker or Sacramento Is visiting In
this city from Del Monte.
Mr. B. Peyton came up from Santa Cruz on
Mi- 11. D. blegenian and Miss S'.egeman of
Saciamento have arrived iv Ibis city uu a visit to
Mrs. Charles Aull and .Mrs. P. Humbert aie
among the visitors at Sauta Cruz.
Hon. and Mrs. Ell T. Slieppaid will, on Sep
tember Ist, lake up a temporary residence in
San Fiancisco. Their home in .Napa wilt be
Mrs. .1. W. Sperry and Miss M. A. Miller have
relumed from a visit to .Sausalito.
Colonel and Mrs. J. K. Smith, Miss Smith and
Miss __. Thompson are visiting here liotu Los
Major and Mrs. William McLaughlin ol Sac
ramento ate sojourning here for a season.
Mrs. and Mis. W. Frank Goad and Miss Leuvy
will return to Del Monte Iroui San Jose to
Colonel and Mrs. Dickinson are contemplating
a trip East some time lv September.
Mr. M. Stuart Taylor is slowly recovering
from a three weeks' indisposition at bis lesideuce
Mrs. 11. Mclutyre or this city Is the guest Of
Mrs. 11. B. Loomls of Stockton.
Rev. C. L. Fllchett and family of Marysville
are spending the season at tile .Etna hot mineral
Mrs. Mary 11. Osborne, who has been visiting
her mother. Mrs. M. L. Sinclair, lv Snohomish.
the last lwo months, relumed by the Umatilla
to her home in Berkeley. Mis. L. C. Low accom
panied her to spend the winter with Mrs. A. 11.
Merrill in Berkeley.
DON'T LIKE INDIANS.
Chinese Hop-I'ickeri. Out on a Strike of
The great American custom of strikes
has crown to be reverenced most devoutly
by the Chinese and there is considerable
discomfort, vexation, annoyance and even
anticipated financial loss iv consequence.
Yesterday John J. darken, a bop-grower
near Brighton, had some forty Chinamen
and about fourteen Indians working for
him. The boss Chinaman was coining into
town and asked Glacken when he would
need any additional Chinamen. Qlacken
said be would not need any just then, but
he might about Wednesday. Returning
soon afterward to the boo fields. Qlacken
noticed tliat all the Chinamen had stopped
work and were resting. Be inquired of
one of them what was the matter, and was
informed that if he liked Indians so much
he could get all his help Indians. Glacken
Inn a contract with the boss Chinaman, by
which the latter has to pay forfeit for all
loss of time by the men. Meantime, Glacken
has taken the Indians, whom he had hired
from Merkly and Caslleman, to whom he
had lent tlieir services, thinkinc he would
not need tliem for a while. Now, these
gentlemen are temporarily without help,
but it is expected that re-enforcements of
Pistes will be down here to-morrow.
ramento Bee, Aug. 19th.
The Harbor Commissioners mot yesterday
afternoon, present Commissioners Brown
and Alexander. Bills amounting to 31318 lit*
were ordered paid. Somen & Co. were
leased forty feet of space at the hay wliarf
at a rental of 40 cents per foot. The Pa rat
fins Paint Company was awarded the con
tract fur coating the piles at the foot of
Lombard street at 35 cents per lineal foot.
Chief Engineer Manson was instructed to
prepare plans and specifications for paving
the roadway from Pacific street to Clay.
The bond of Bertelens & Campbell, for
building a new pile-driver scow, was ac
cepted in the sum of S3OO.
Falh«r Malheur anil I'anioli.
A lecture on "Father Mathew and Par
nell" will be delivered by Key. T. Mathew,
O. S. F. C, Cork, Ireland, next Friday even
ing, at Irving Hall. Judge J. F. Sullivan
will preside. - The reverend lecturer is in
this country at the request of the National
Committee in the interest of the Memorial
Church to be dedicated to the great apostle
of temperance, Father Theobald Mathew.
He has lectured in Eastern cities for the
same object and met with success. -'His
lectures are sunken of as highly interesting
A piece of property on Montgomery ave
nue, sixty-three feet south of Vallejo street,
belonging to the estate of Hippolyte Odean
Depierris, was sold at auction, by Judge
Garber, in Department 10 of the Superior
Court yesterday. Bidding was lively, but
it was finally knocked down to Mrs. Craig,
llie Union League llnililln;.
Tho project of the Union League Club
regarding the erection of an imposing home
for the organization, although little heard
of lately, has not been neglected. lie club
is planning to build a five-story structure.
THE MORNING CALL. SAN FRANCISCO. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 20. 1890-EIGHT PAGES.
Tbo Republicans Preparing for
Organization of th 9 Executive Committee.
M-irkh:m's Candidacy Indorsed by
Many Club meetings.
The Executive Committee of the Repub
lican State Central Committee met yester
day afternoon in the headquarters, 417
California street, to appoint sub-committees
and organize for the coining campaign,
which will be opened throughout the State
on September 13th. The following officers
and committees were appointed:
Chairman, Irwln C. Stump; Vlce-Chalrman.
1). M. Burns; Treasurer. ■W. ■W. .Montague;
Secretary, Charles V. Bassett; Assistant Secre
tary, J. St ppacher.
Campaign Committee— D. .M.Burns, Charles F.
r..irr,-tt, Klchard Chute. N. W. Siiauluiug, John
L. Kidder, F. S. Spragne, A. E. Casile.
Finance— John D. Spreckels, W. W. Montague,
T. S. Chadbourne, Con O'Connor, L. U. Shippee,
E. C. Palmlert, Joseph Bteßens, 11. Z. Osborne,
U. A. Hale, N. W. Spaulding.
Auditing— J. c. Slump, D. M. Durus. Charles
1". Barsetr, J. D. Spreckels, B. K. Thornton.
Literary— E. ; ; . l'llsburv, 11. Z. Osborne, J. A.
Waynilre, I". S. Sprague. U. A. Hale.
i:- ..-;.. vi. and United states Olllcers— A. E.
Castle. S. K. Thornton. E. C. Palmlerl, P. P.
Klein, F. S. Chadbourne.
Immediately after appointment the com
mittees met and mapped out preliminary
plans for the campaign.
The State Central Committee will meet
on Saturday, September 61b, at 2 o'clock.
Enthusiastic Meetlnc at Ilomlqu-irtem
At the meeting last night the Howard Club
rooms contained as large, and distinguished a
galherlug ol lleiiublieaiis as was ever witnessed
in a club-room In this city. Several of tlle uom
iuees on the Slate ticket, Including the nominee
for Governor, were present. Congratulations
and enthusiasm were the order ot the occasion.
Colonel H. H. Markham delivered an Impromptu
but telling speech. He saw success written upon
the walls for the ticket. He encouraged the club
to advocate proper economy in i lie administra
tion i'l ihe State Government, ballot-reform and
a general improvement la the conduct of the
affairs of the public. Ills remarks were received
Willi gieal applause and all his utterances
heartily ludorsed. Colonel Markbam made a
decided bit wllh the "boys," and all pledged
themselves by resolution to work unceasingly lor
The Chairman of the Picnic Committee,
Tin mas J. 'fully, reported that the nominees on
the State ticket, the delegates to the Sacra
meal o Convention and seveial prominent politi
cians had been presented with complimentary
> Invitations to the club's picnic, to lake place
next Sunday at Badger's Park, laud.
The meeting adjourned with three rousing
cheer lor Markbam ior Governor, aud liirte
more for the lie publican ticket.
Tilt- t-rettiiint lib.
The Fremont Republican Club held a jollifica
tion meeting at their rooms at the southwest
corner o! Steuart and Market streets last even
ing, aud had as special guesis of the evening
members of the Beaver Club. Hon. J. M. Days
addressed the meeting on several Interesting
questions, among which was the eight-hour sys
tem of labor. He also Impressed upon his listen
erstbe necessity ol tin- various Kepublicau or
ganizations calling uiou the various Kepub
lican office-holders in ihe municipal and
Federal Government the necessity or displacing
llie Democrats vow la their employ and putting
Kepublicans In their stead. Mr. Joseph Hanson
then favored the compauy with a song dedicated
to tin- state Board of Harbor Commissioners en
tilled, "Do Not Forget Us." Several others
favored the company with songs, recitations and
Mr. Lennon then ottered a resolution indors
ing the nominees of the late Republican State
Convention, which was adopted. A resolution
was also adopt d Congratulating the party on
the excellent pei annuel of the convention.
The meeting thereupon adjourned with tines
cheers for the lion. 11. 11. Markham and the
whole Slate ticket.
Facie Republican Club.
Pixley Hall on Pacific avenue and Polk street
was crowded to the doors last night by the mem
bers of the Eagle Kepublicau Club and the
Kepublicans ol the Twenty Senatorial
Dl-trlct. Colonel C. E. K. ltoyce, the President
of Hie club.statedi hat the purpose of the meeting
was to prepare for a grand ratification meeting
under the auspices of the club and the following
committee was appointed to make the necessary
arrancements: Geo. 11. Perry. J. A. Hosmer,
Geo. Walker, Thos. O'Brien and Captain Win.
Young. The committee was Instructed in invite
Colonel 11. 11. Markham and the other Kepubli
can nominees lo address the meeting and also to
furnish music and refreshments. At nils point
Club 2of lie Forty-second District, headed by
Captain Win. Young. E. I. Wolfe and James D.
Page, Secretary, entered about fitly strong and
gave three Cheers for Markbam and the ticket,
-speeches were then made by Judge H. C. Dibble,
E. 1. Wolfe. Thus O'Brien, A. E. Hosmer and
Geo. Perry, and afier songs by Dick Ryan.
Walter .Mead and L. Meyerback, the club ad
journed with three cheers fur the ticket.
A I.ociil I. nil.
All the political headquarters and resorts of
bolh the Kepublican and Democratic parties
were deserted last uight and giveu over to the
care of a vigilant watchman or two. who In
l.rt iii d ali comers that lor the moment all the
political Interest was centered In Hie adjacent
county ol Santa Clara. At the Democratic
Cotinij Committee and Kegular Democratic
County Committee rooms, it was slated Hint
everybody, except perhaps a janitor or two, had
gone to ban Jose to attend lhe convention, and
Instead or having any news to t 11, news was be
ing anxiously awaited. The Kepublican County
Committee and Kegular Kepublican County
Committee rooms were also wellulgh deserted,
and lv common with these resorts ol the oppos
ing faith showed a great contrast of peace and
quietness when compared with the duelling
scenes of twenty-four hours befoie.
l'l edged to ihe Ticket.
.Republican Club 1, Thirty-ninth Assembly
District, met last night iv Saratoga Hall, H. W.
Ilutiou picsldlng. Resolutions indorsing the
work of the Kepublican Stale Convention and Its
nominees were adopted unanimously, and the
club pledged itself to use every elloit to elect
Hie whole ticket. Addresses were made by
Colinlv Committeeman J. Coffee, It. O. C. i'.enj.i
join, vi.lt. G. Samuels and 11. W. 1 1 tit ton. A
full Kegistrat ion Board was appointed, consist
ing ot thiee members from each precinct, In ac
cordance wllh a request of the Couuly Com
mittee. y- 7-
The Fourth Congressional District Democratic
Club, James Mclvtul'-y President, met last uigbt
at Hot) Sacramento sireet, and for the tenth time
Indorsed ex-Judge Robert Ferial ior Congress
man. The club was addressed by thai les Kain
bert, John 11- i, ilin. nr-, Captain George Hum
phreys, Paul Anionic and others.
The Directors Will Not Allow Any I.ot-
Cerfee In the Fair.
A meeting of the Hoard of Directors of
the Mechanics' Institute was held last even
ing. President Kerr in the chair.
The committees having in charge the
arrangements for ' the forthcoming fair
made verbal reports of progress.
The Committee on Power and Machinery
was instructed to havo a uew foundation
laid under the engine in the Pavilion.
Chairman Bassett of the Committee on
Tickets reported that the tickets are all
printed and will be delivered to-day.
A communication from the N. S. G. W.,
relative to engaging the Pavilion from the
Ist to the loth of September, was referred
to the Committee on Pavilion, with power
Secretary Culver reported that tliere were
sixty-fire application! on file lor space in
the Pavilion. The Federation of Leather
Trades, he said, had made application for
space to make one of the finest exhibits of
the leather industry ever seen on the Coast.
The request of a tobacco-dealer for per
mission to have, in connection with his ex
hibit, a guessing device for a prize, was de
nied, the board unanimously agreeing that
nothing iv the shape of a lottery or game
of chance should be permitted in the Pa
vilion during the lair.
A request was received from several local
sculptors that premiums be offered for ex
hibitions in their line, and it was decided
by the board to offer gold, silver and bronze
medals for tho best exhibitions of sculpture
in the fair.
It was decided to closo the library on the
'.Xii of September, no as to give the em
ployes a holiday. _
The Committee on Opening Exercises re
ported that George 11. Maxwell had been
seen by them in reference to his delivering
the opening address on September Ist, and
they were empowered to request bim to act
as orator on the occasion.
■ -' -Facta.
No doubt the readers of the newspapers
of this city have noticed the largo adver
tisements on Ogden which tho firm of C.
E. ilayne & Co. have been doing. This
linn also has some subdivisions to sell. To
satisfy the public that this firm is reliable,
one of the proprietors of the lost, while
visiting Ogdeu, became acquainted with
-Mr. Mayne, and through his persuasion
made an investment, and inside of three
weeks doubled his capital, This is a fact.—
Evening Post, Aug. ldth.
Salmon Selling Cheap.
Owing to some trouble between the fisher
men on the Sacramento Kiver and the can
nery men, the lislicrmen shipped a large
quantity "of salmon to this city yesterday
by the Sacramento boat.' which sold on the
dock at 25 cents each. Tliey weighed from
fifteen tv forty pounds each, and hundreds
were carried away al that price. Mr. Lynde,
of Lynde & Hough, heard of the slaughter
and hurried to the dock and offered 5 cents
a pound for all that was left. r As the fisher
men paid 7. cents a fish freight, they were
glad to accept his offer. Lynde then made
arrangements to buy 2000 fish daily for his
cannery at California City.
A Demand to Be Made for Equal
The Republican County Committee is
waking up, and the indications now are
that Auditor Strother. the blatant mouth
piece of the Democratic Boss, will not be
allowed to dictate the entire control of the
At the next meeting of the Board of Elec
tion Commissioners Meyer Jacobs, Chair
man of the Kepublican . County Committee,
with Judge Dibble and M. A. Horn as
counsel, will appear before the board to de
mand a hearing in the matter of the amend
ment of Section 1112 of the Political Code,
which provides for an equal representation
of both parties on the precinct registration
and election boards. Thus far the com
mission, wliich is made up of four Democrats
to one Kepublican, has carried tilings with
a nigh hand, and instead ot proceeding to
appoint precinct boards under the amended
law, took for its authority the old section
of the Registration Act, which gives the
parly in power a representation of two to
one against the weaker side.
At the last meeting of the commission
the intention of Mr. Strother was called to
the amended law by Mr. Jacobs, and a de
mand made for the rights of the party, but
Mr. Strother pushed the matter aside with
the air and pomp of a dictator, informing
Mr, Jacobs that that question had been
definitely settled by the board and would
not he considered again.
Of course, the publican County Com
mittee had nothing to do at that time but to
retire, but not, by any means in tlie attitude
of defeat. The committee leaders are de
termined that if Strother attempts again to
deny them a hearing they will drag him into
the court by the persuasive means of a man
damus, and see if he will undertake to dic
tate to the Judge.
How the hearing may turn out cannot
even be conjectured at this time, but it is
certain that if the commission refuses to
recognize and act upon the amended section
of the Political Code the matter will be taken
into court for judicial construction.
The whole situation, so iar as the Demo
cratic party is concerned, may be summed
up in one word— desperation. At the last
election that party lost the Tax Collector's
oflice, the Recorder's ollice, the District At
torney's ollice and the Sheriff's office, and,
having previously lost the County Clerk's
office, there was nothing but the Assessor's
left in which to feed the enormous gang of
parasites that infests the party and that has
always led heretofore on municipal pap.
Every corrupt measure that can be de
vised is to be put in use, to the end that
these lost "snaps" may be regained.
A MYSTERY STILL.
Bobbery Said to Bo the Cause of
The mysterious shooting of Samuel M.
Jacobson Sunday morning on his own door
step by two masked men is as far as ever
from being solved, and the detectives now
state, with more certainty than ever, that
they believe he was killed by footpads.
They oiler the history of footpads' crimes
in support of their views, sayiug that all
such cases have been invariably alike.
Chief Crowley has communicated with
the Governor, asking him to offer a reward
of $300 for information leading to the ar
rest of the murderers. With the $200 the
Chief oilers, the sum might induce some ac
complice or acquaintance of the culprits to
inform on them.
The Coroner impaneled a jury yesterday
and will ask them to view the remains at
the house previous to holding au inquest at
The funeral will take place this morning
at 10 o'clock irom the resideuce of the do
er used, 2300 California street.
Annual Rifle Contest of the Const Di
vision nt Monterey.
The annual ride competition for places on
the division team of the Division of the Pa
cific, now being held at Monterey among
Uncle Sam's soldiers, resulted in the follow
ing scores for the first two days :
First Lieutenant T. S. McCaleb, Ninth Infantry. __53
First [.lent. It. v. Van Villet, Tenth Infantry... '-.'.is
First : i.- .'.. ¥. V. Eastman, Fourteenth Infantry 220
Second Lieut. K. de VV. it.nnrey. Ninth Infantry _ii_l
Second Lieutenant D. B. Boliey, First infantry 211
sergeant A. 0. Austin, Co li. Fourth Inrantry.. 23 i
Sergeant W. Bowman, Co. P, First Infantry.... 207
Serjeant lien Brown, (io. C, 2 ith Infantry 198
Corporal U. A. Deiisuiore, Co. X, 4th infantry.. 222
Serjeant E. G. Tubers. Co. C, F,.|lrtli Infantry... 218
I' M. Serr-eant A. Fern. Ninth Infantry 224
Corporal L. Foerster. Co. 11. nth Infantry 1»0
Private 11. Garrard, Co. K. -Ninth iufautry '-.IS
Sergeant VV. Oleaaoo, Co. i. Tenth Infantry — 209
Serxeaut J. l>. IliirLioril, Co. A, Fourth Infantry 1 Ott
Private A. 11. Havens, Co. li. First Infantry 240
Private X. G. Hayes. Co. K. pint Infantry 210
First Sergeant .1. Heifer. Co. A. Fifth Cavalry.. 205
Private U, Herman, Co. D, Ninth Infantry 206
First Serif. E. A. Hudson, 00. 11, 14tli 1 11 ran try. 345
Sergeant W. 1 1 inn trios, Co. C, 14th Infantry.... 2:11
Frivate i„ Mccarty, Co it. First Infantry 210
Private J, S. Martin, Co. 11, First Infantry 309
Private K. €L Nelson, Co. lii, First Infantry 318
Private K. o'Flaherty. Co. li, Tenth infantry.. 220
Sergeant F. T. lignum, Co. I, Ninth m.'a . ry.. 247
Corporal F. I. Powell, Co. 1), litll Infantry 212
Sergeant C. Robertson, Co. 11. lllh Infantry... 251
FrivalL* P. Sheehan, 00. li, l-lrsc infantry 217
Serifeaut 11. S. Smallwood. Co. I, 4th Infantry. 247
Sergeant St Tieruan, Co. 1. Filth Artillery 838
Corporal a. 11. Van Scot Je, Co. 0, 4th Infantry, 227
Serjeant J. 11. White, Co. D. Fourth Infantry.. 215
Sergeant W. Writes. Co. F.Jlth Infantry 220
Captain William C. Rawolle. Second Cav
alry, Is statistical officer, and has charge of
Following is the complete programme of
firing: Saturday, August 16th— Preliminary
practice, known distances; Monday, lrtth —
Preliminary practice, known distances;
Tuesday, 19th— Preliminary practice, skir
mish firing; Wednesday, 20th — Division
competition, known distances. Thursday,
21st — Division competition, known dis
tances: Friday, SBd — Division competition,
skirmish firing; Saturday, 23d— Division
competition, skirmish firing.
The oflicers in charge of the competition
are: Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac I), de Hussy.
Fourteenth Infantry, Inspector of Kille
Practice, Division Pacific, officer in charge;
Captain Frederick E. Trotter, Fourteenth
Infantry, chief range officer; Captain Will
iam ('. Kawolle, Second Cavalry, financial
and statistical officer. Second Lieutenant
Charles McQniston, Fourth Infantry; Sec
ond Lieutenant John Adams Perry, Tenth
Infantry; Second Lieutenant Everett E.
lienjamiii. First Infantry; Second Lieu
tenant Charles 11. -Martin, Fourteenth In
fantry; Second Lieutenant Herman Hall,
Fourth Infantry: Second Lieutenant George
W. Kirkman, First Infantry, lange officers.
A BIG LOSS.
■ Ire Expenditures in Los Angeles of the
A l HIT li ' - r-t cI l] ,1 1 1 , I-,.
The present administration has ordered
the removal of the headquarters of the mili
tary department of Arizona from this city
to Santa Fe. The last Democratic Admin
istration placed tlio headquarters here. | A
well-known citizen said yeslerday to a
Herald man: "This removal means a loss
of $200,000 a niontli to Southern California.
The department Hour has been purchased
in Fresno, and the hay and grain from the
south here, anil all the other supplies which
Southern California could furnish were
brought here. -Now we are to lose all this
trade simply to satisfy the whim of Secre
tary Proctor. What has Southern Califor
nia got from this administration anyway?
Nothing that any one knows anything
about. There is another election coming
on soon, and if I am not mistaken, this un
called for slap in the face Irom a Republi
can Administration will cost us a" good
many votes."— Los Angeles Herald, Aug.
A PARK SUICIDE.
The Body of an Unknown Man la Foanit
In the Brush. '
The body of a man about 35 years of age
was found yesterday morning in Golden
Gate Park, near the Ilalleck monument by
Park Officer Dobbin, and is now at the
Near the body was found a phial contain
ing hydrocyanic acid, a violent poison, of
which deceased had evidently drunk to take
his life. .,.. .._,,
There was no definite means of identifica
tion left by the deceased beyond his clothes
and general appearance. A tailor's card,
showing that the coat he wore had been
made for Ernest Mentzel at Denver, Colo.,
was found. Deceased had dark hair and a
mustache and was well dressed.
'.' Grape-Pickers (i»in C Awny.
Yesterday afternoon about sixty young
and middle-aged men who | have been hang
ing around town unemployed left on _ : the
4:30 - train .in " cliarge of an employment
agent, who lias engaged them to pick
grapes. They will bu distributed among
the different vineyards in Placer County.
_ Charles Klass, a rancher, was found dead
in his house near Fenyrn, la.st Saturday.
From appearances, he had . been . dead for
five or six days. A Coroner's jury found
that death resulted from natural causes.:. :_
ACROSS THE BAY.
The Estimate for Oakland's li
Dr. Merritt Buried in Mountain View—Sys
tematic Bobbery on the Trains— Free
Hail Delivery in Alameda.
- The funeral of the late Dr. Samuel Merritt
took place from his late residence on Madison
street yesterday alteration, and was attended by
many fi lends of the dead physician and pioneer.
The floral ottering were many and appropriate.
The addresses of Key. Dra. McLean and Steb
blus, though brief, gave due credit to the - de
ceased for what he was and did in life. A quar
tet, consisting of Mrs. Otis, Miss Boyer, Harry
Richards and Mr.' Wood, rendered selections.
The pall-bearers were: John A. Stanley, A. K. V
Harmon, Hiram Tubbs, VV. C. llaitlelt, A. ■'
Simpson, J. Bermlnaham, N. K. Masten, Noble
Hamilton, Isaac L_iwton, E. llackett, I. W»
Taber and W. a. Aldrlch.
The body was Uld iv Its temporary resting
place 111 Chailes Roberts' vault, in -Mountain
Auditor Snow has reduced tbe estimate for an
appropriation for a new public library bulldlug
irom the £00,000 asKed by the Library Trustees
to $24,000, on the ground that under the State
law nol more than one mill ou each dollar cau be
levied for library purposes. The various depart
ment estimates now being received are so large
that the Auditor will bave to cut them down as
lie did last year, at whicli lime it would have re
quired a levy of in to have met ihem.
The Health Department lias asked Auditor
Snow to include in his estimates the sum of
$31,380 for that department the ensuing year,
This in divided as follows: Salaries, $0000; In
cidentals, $300; contagious diseases, $10,000;
laud lor suiall-|>ux hospital, $4(KJO: crematory
for Kaihiigr, |70U0.
i lie estimated expenses of the Police Depart
ment for the ensuing year is £07,544, an In
crease of $10,000 over the past year. Of this
increase .Juouo is for salaries of live uew oflicers.
The salary iiat amounts to §40,0_-.0.
A TItAIN-rlllE-.- CAUGHT, - *
linoujth can were placed on the Piedmont
(able Company's line Cmluc the latter nail of
last week lor it lo make hve-nilnuie tups ou Sun
Of late a systematic robbery of Pullman
coaches living al the mole has been coluc on
In spite of determined eflorls to catch the
tlileves, who jump on nt Sixieeiiili-street Station,
and after rifting the coaches druu oil at the
pier. Au ollice r was detailed to watch for the
. ... 'its and yesleiday morning caught oue of
ihe operators at work and loon him to the City
Hall Station. The pilsouer, who Is 20 years old,
gave ihe name of Henry Gone and his place of
residence First anil Woud streets.
Several sales of real estate are reported along
the line of lhe Piedmont cable since It com
menced i uniting Irom the city limits to I'icd-
The question of a cable road ou Seventh street
in place of the piesent local train, and which was
mentioned In Tiik Call some two moulhs ago,
is beiug revived now, and ills said the tuilioad
authorities are becoming satislied that lt is an
absolute necessity, owiug to the nuisance of the
deadhead travel much interferes with the pa
trons ol the ferry-boats.
The Board of Public Works has awarded the
contract lor an artesian well at the Dnraiii School.
A twelve-year-old gill named Mary Buolhby,
whose mother, Mis. l.aperle, kept a low resort,
Is at the City Hall Jail a second time. Some
time ago she was committed to the Boys' aud
li his' Aid Society, but a mouth later the officers
of mat society returned her, saying she was
about to become a mother. She 19 a bright,
pleasant-faced little girl — a mere child, hut
mined. She will probably be sent to the Mag
dalen Asylum, aud the police will try to hud the
mau who caused her ruin.
DEATH FROM A WATERMELON.
Officer Felly, v. no had a dangerous attack of
cholera mot bus. caused by eating a watermelon,
was on duty yesterday, though still quite 111.
Theodore I. Bisgs, a banjo-maker, was burled
yesterday, He died Irom eating a watermelon.
I i.c Police and Fire Commissioners yesterday
allei noon sustreuded Tiilr i man iia..ih.iu and
l-.Miaiiian Uihbs ol the Fire JDepailmeul lilteeii
days witn a suspension of nay ler that time lot
hilling to lespund to the lire at the Kighlb-slieet
Ui Idge about ten days ago.
ll is anticipated that there will be a large
crowd at the Oakland iiase-ball (.rounds on
Friday afternoon, io witness the came between
ihe Colonels ami the Senators ou account of Ibe
Mrs. Martha seaman, who was killed on tho
railroad between Napa and Vallejo Monday, had
a son, Aiihur, in East Oakland.
A cigai-slote ou Broadway, between Ninth and
Tenth streets, was entered by burglars Monday
nlgiit aud a lew cigars weie taken. There were
some scratches made on lhe sale, evidently with
ll was said yesterday that one of the griev
ances of the trammel! Is that they run overtime
frequently without extra pay, but II they run un
der lime or lose au hour they are docked. A cou
leience was held yesterday betweeu a committee
and the officials, hut the result has not yet been
01*44 known. it is nut fcaied mat any strike
will lake place, as the company and its employes
have always come to tonus without auy haisu
A painter named J. A. Moore has filed a peti
tion in insolvency. ills liabilities are about
$1000; assets nothing.
A verdict of accidental death was rendered last
eveuiug in the case of J. \v. Urlffin, who was run
over by the switch engine on Monday in the rail
road company's yard, He was a native of Boca,
in this stale, and 21 years of age. He left a
widow and one child.
■Miss Augusta Lowell, the organist, and Mr.
Sigmiiud iSeel, will give two afternoon organ
and violin recitals at the First I'iesbyierian
Church, one next Friday alteruoon aud the other
a week later.
.lames Ituglll Is now a resident of Irvlnston,
Alameda County. He was a farmer and land
dealer In San Luis Obispo Couuly for several
years and lost lv the latter business, so that It
became necessary yesterday lot hlm to lake lhe
benefit of the act of 1880. ills liabilities are
$10.2115 56, assets nothing. The cieditois are
at Call, Stockton, San Luis Obispo, Sau Fran
cisco, .Vipoma ami Woortundge.
Mrs. Ida J.-iiuholiz, who lived at Union and
Tiiiil.'--cc"iid Mi eels, was committed to the
Stocktou Asylum yesterday. She ibreatcued the
lives of her ctiildreu.
11. I). Wilson, Passenger and Ticket At»ent at
Mi mi ..is. Term., of the Missouri i'acllic Rail
way, arrived in town Sunday with Ins wile and
boy. Mr. Wilson is an O.ikl.i'iuler who received
bis education at the High School and the I'm.
veislty. He now occupies a responsible position
in a cily which he declares will be lhe greatest
city in the South within leu years. Mr. Wilson
will start for home next week.
Postmaster Sttirievaut states that tho report
of the United States l'oslal Inspectors, who re
cently examined the l'ostofllce of Alameda, will
be lavoralrle to the establishment ol free mall
delivery. In anticipation of It permission was
granted by the City Tiuslees Monday evening to
place mail-boxes on the cl. clric-ligiit masts and
oilier property over which lhe city lias coutiol.
This city has purchased a lot 25x125 feet, on
Chestnut street, 125 feet north ol it. inroad ave
nue, lor the site of an euglne-buust.. The lot
belonged lo Mrs. Uaroteatt and the price paid is
In case it appears at the Republican County
Conveution liiat Sheriff Hale cannot get the re
nomination thu Ineuds o[ Police Officer Schroe
der ot this cily will endeavor to throw the dele
gation uf Alameda to Louis Schalter ol Liver
inure and expect lv return a deputyshlp for
R, 15. I appan and 11. T. Morris will leave next
Fiiday fur a drive to the top of Mount Hamilton.
The City Trustees will hold an adjourned
meeting lu-inoiiow evening and consider the
ordinances which it Is proposed to ml in book
form. The "iriiii. mces of this clly have never
been codified, and the object o( the furthcoming
public. ii is to supply tins deficiency.
The eon ract has been let for the erection of
tbe new Lutheran Church at a cost it $5200. it
will be located ou the east side of Lalayette
sir el, north of Santa Clara avenue.
The local brass baud has elected the following
officers: Frank ISinia, President; William Tler
ney, Vice-President; Max Schuitz, Leader; An
ton Buna, Second Leader; .Morns Biowii, Li
brarian; Emil Kaufman, Business Manager; Sid
ney (i. Mitchell, Secretary and Treasurer. Ow
ing to a depleted treasury no conceit will be
given lv the i-.uk next Satuiday evening. F.
Boehmer Is endeavoring to secure a list ol 100
residents who will agree lo contribute 5100 per
mouth toward the supooit ol the band.
A DEARTH OF COAL.
The Wellington mid Carbon Hill Mines
On account of the strike among Duns
nuiir'a miners in the Wellington mine there
is very little of this coal on the market. ... It
was recently reported that the strike had
ended, but upon investigation this was
found to be untrue. Out of about 900 men
employed in the mine only about HO are at
work, and these are only employed In the
old tunnels. Since the strike Wellington
lias advanced to Sll per ton, and unless the
miners return to work, which is not proba
ble, a still greater advance may be expected.
Now comes the information that the Paci
fic Improvement Company's coal mines at
Carbon Hill are closed, or about to close,
by virtue of an injunction served on the
company at the instigation of the Fish Com
mission, that body claiming that the ac
cumulation of debris in the Carbonado
Kiver, caused by washing therein, was kill
ing off the fish. •
, F. S. Douty, Secretary of the Pacific Im
provement Company, thinks that the new
order coming at the same time with the
Wellington trouble will seriously • incon
venience the public in general by putting
coal at a very high figure.
Wo i' lil Not Be "Tonch." _>_.V:-'"
, Effie Solomon, - the girl of IS years .who
ran away with a barber from : her home in
Tracy to lead a wayward •; life *in this city,'
informed Police Judge Joachimsen yester
day that her father was not fit to have the
care of children, and " if - she had a few
years of - discipline she ■• would not >be so
•' tough "as if the Court sent her home.
The Judge took a similar view of the case
and sent her to the Magdalen Asylum. .
" ■.... ._.' The Revival Services.
5 Tlte dally meetings : at _ the ban Francisco :
Young i' Men' Christian Association, con
ducted br C. N. Crittenton of New York,
aiu attracting tbe attention of quite a largo
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number of people, who ; are .in attendance
every day. The meetings are held : from 12
to 12:15 o'clock, and have for the past few
days been especially interesting." Mr. Crit
tenton will speak to-day at 12 o'clock, aud
every day this week except Saturday.
STATE SCHOOL MONEY.
Correct Apportionment and Num
ber of Children.
The State Controller has reported to Ira
G. Hoitt, Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion, thai the total securities held in trust
for the support of California's common
schools is 83,208,350, which consists of coun
ty bonds, bearine interest of 4 to 9 per cent.
The money in the State Treasury belonging
to the State School Fund, subject to appor
tionment, is 3509,066 G3, as follows; also
568,057 42 belonging to the Grammar School
Course Fund, which is subject to apportion
ment for the support of grammar course
lv accordance with this statement Mr.
Hoitt has apportioned the State school
money to the several counties as follows:
Total number of census children between
5 nnd 17 years of age entitled to receive
school money, 250.882; amount per child,
Sl 81; amount apportioned, $806)396 42:
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The grammar school course apportion
ment of $3 per child will be made each year
The net gain in the number of census
children in thu entire State since ISS9 is
5560. -'.."_. i ' V-
The figures as previously prepared and
furnished were incorrect.
BY HIS OWN PISTOL.
John Morgan Sboolg nimself Instead of
Ihe Oilier Ainu.
At 2.50 o'clock yesterday morning a pistol
shot was heard in front of the Cafe Koyal
on the Fourth-street side. A number of
policemen gathered at the spot in a few
minutes, as well as several newspaper men
on their way home.
Upon reaching the spot it was found that
a man was just rising from the cutter,
while another was gazing about iv a dazed
Both were placed in custody and taken
down to the Southern Station, where the
following facts developed themselves. It
seems Mr. Frederick George, an Aus
tralian solicitor, who has recently reached
California's shores and was but a few days
ago admitted to practice in her courts, had
been iv the Cafe Royal with a party of
friends, who, upon coming out prepara
tory to going homo, were standing on the
curb engaged in conversation, when a man
of no mean appearauce, but considerably
under the Influence oi liquor, came up and
accosted the party.
None of the party knew him and paid no
further attention to linn than to turn their
backs ou bim, whereupon the stranger
jostled up against the young Australian,
who being a mau of splendid physique,
nearly six feet tall and weighing no less
than 200 pounds, and not accustomed to
such salutations in his country, gave the
stranger a shove which landed him on his
back out in the street. The moment the
stranger fell a pistol was fired. Doth men
wero taken in custody, and upon reaching
the Southern Station the stranger gave his
name as John Morgan, which was probably
not his correct name. Upou being searched
ho was found to have besides the pistol
taken from him a gold watch, a diamond
ling and diamond stud and some mouey.
A charge of carrying concealed weapons
was booked against him, and he was about
to bo locked up fer the night wheu it was
found that the pistol shot had gone through
his overcoat pocket and upon a closer
examination that it had penetrated his own
right leg. The wound had nut bled any
and be had felt no especial inconvenience
(rom it, except that he thought he had hurt
his leg in the fall. He declined to talk
about the matter further. He was taken to
lhe Keceiving Hospital, where the bullet
was extracted by Dr. Key.
In the morning he was released on bail in
the sum of s'-M. ■ ; :-'-■: -;
A St. Paul Girl's Misadventure After a
An interestius sight was witnessed early
one morning recently by two night-workers
while wending their weary homeward way
up Wabash street, says the St. Paul Pioneer
Press. A young couple, who had evidently
put in the night at sonic dancing-hall, had
stopped on the opposite side of the street,
and the lady was endeavoring to change
her dancing slippers for her walking shoes.
Her pedal extremities were of course some
what swollen by the night's dancing, and
her efforts to make the change were futile.
Her companion ' then came to the rescue,
but their combined efforts were unavailing.
Filially the attempt was given up. and
she concluded to replace her slippers; but,
10l when she attempted to do so she found
that her feet bad swollen to such an extent
that it was impossible to wear them. Here
was a dilemma sure enough. A hasty con
sultation was held, and her escort took off
his shoes and handed them to his fair com
panion. They were just the fit, and soon
the couple continued tlieir homeward jour
ney, the gentleman in his-stockiug feet. .
THE WORLD'S FAIR.
First Meeting of the Local Association In
The San Francisco World's Fair Associa
tion will hold its first meeting to-morrow af
ternoon at 3 o'clock in the Chamber of Com
The following additional appointments
to the World's Fair Convention, September
litll, in this city, have been announced to
Secretary Haynes: Pomona Merchants'
Exchange— lra -F. White and Con vers
Howe: Santa Cruz Parlor, No. 2t_, N. D. G.
W.— Miss May Baldwin . and Miss Agnes
I A Hoard of Directors for the ensuing year
will be elected at tho meeting and impor
tant business transacted.
The Territorial Enterprise says:" The
Nevada deer hunters, who for many years
have been in the habit of killing deer in
Placer and El Dorado counties, Cal., are
warned that a new law of that State im
poses a heavy fine or imprisonment upon
any one killing deer in those counties for
Fair white hands^
Soft healthful skin.
" PEARS'— The Great M* Complexion SOAP.—SoId Everywhere.?
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anS U fccv.e
The Olympic Club's Exhibition
at (he Opera House.
Charley Rochette Still Lives— The Montana
Kid Arrives From Fresno— Heedham ".; ';'■
Will Box an Unknown.
Everything ls bustle and life at the cymnaslum
of the Olympic Club now and ia Hie evenings tbe
department Is crowded with spectators and the
members who are practicing for the club's ex
hibition at the Orand Opera House.
John Hammersmith, the leader, la highly
pleased Willi the manner lv which tbe boys per
form on ihe trapeze and horizontal bars, many
of whom can compare favorably wltb expert pro
fessional bar performers.
In Ibe coming exhibition many new and at
tractive features will be Introduced, which,
although hazardous in a measure, are very prelty
and Highly meritorious.
Some excellent gymnastics may be looked for
on the horizontal and parallel bars when Messrs.
E. A. Kolb, C. J. Schuster, A. Keller, George
House, J. T. Schuster and I*. Bernhardt appear
before the footlights. These athletes have been
practicing assiduously for some lime and have
vow mastered same difficult feats which will
surprise not ouly the ordinary spectators but
those who are supposed to be critics and au
thorities on gymnastics.
THE CLOWN ACT.
' Pen Bogner, wlio performs the celebrated
clown act. lias been studying a speech ou polit
ical economy, which he will. deliver from the
stump. Tills is au Innovation which Mr. I-uciier
lliinks will be more fully appreciated by tbe
audience as a laughable dessert than tbe old aud
inucli-woro act entitled "llie Clown of llie Cir
John Hammersmith bas not fully decided which
part lie will take, but it is quietly rumored that
he will Impersonate "The Adonis of Ibe Ath
letes," In which character be made a great hit In
a malice giveu by the Olympic Club at tbe
(iraud Opera House about two years ago.
Probably the most entertaining feature of the
exhibition will be an act on pyramid ladders,
which will be -■ i:. -.- -. __; new. Three sets ol
ladders will be placed on the stage; the center
set will be ''maimed" by the senior class sf gym
nasts while the outer sets will be In tho bauds
ol the juveniles. As there will be between fony
and liny athletes represented in this act a grand
picture ot physical strength will be witnessed.
Professor Smyth will Inaugurate a new feature
in club-swinging, which win be quite a neat.
A lady FKM.ER,
Professor Troucbet lakes great pleasure In an
nouncing that he will appear on this occasion In
au exhibition of fencing Willi one of tils lady
pupils, v.ho has become very expert with lhe
sword and foil. This pint of lhe entertainment
will be watched with much interest by the ladles
ul the audience.
Professor Meihling and McLeod will meet on
the carpel lv a wrestling bout, which will be
tullowed by a contest caich-us-calch-cau be
tween two juveuile wrestlers who are clever at
Professor belt, the boxing Instructor, and
Kobert McCuid will also appear lv a span Ing
contest. The exhibition will be inierp.-i'sed witb
inline by the Mandolin Club and singing by a
quailel of male voices.
the flying eel.
It Is said that there will be no entrance fee
charged for the coming twenty-live mile road
race which will be contented September Bth, by
the wheelmen representing the various clubs.
The ladles of Alameda have organized a bicycle
club and many of tin- fair riders can be seeu
wheeling along the beautiful roads in lhe vicinity
01 1 heir club-house.
The Bay City Wheelmen have Incorporated and
a lot for the uew club-house will be purchased
1 be country roads are In a very poor condition
at present .mil the lovers of wheeling are anxi
ously awaiting the opening ol I'luvius' flood
Ceoige F. Wetmore and Sanford Hummer are
touring through the southern part of the Slate.
The load to Alaineda via Fruitvale, which has
been extensively patronized by bicyclists. is now
lv a very poor condition.
SAD, ECT NOT TRUE.
In the way of spoiling news, It was stated In
an evening paper, that Cbailey llocbutte, who Is
matched to box young Huntington leu rounds at
the California Club next Monday evening, was
drowned at Santa Cruz yeslerday. ills Irlends
were excited when they read of the affair, but ou
considering the soui cc from whence the intelli
gence had come, tliey felt sure that the report
was without foundation lv nutll. •
The backers of Kochette received the following
telegram lust night: -...
Am all right. Paper report not true. Still in the
SWilll. CIIAULKY Rocuettk.
Danny Needham and an unknown are on the
slate to box a limited number of rounds at the
California Club next Monday evening.
DIVIDED THE runsE.
Dan Egan, alias tbe " Montana Kid." who, lt
wns reported, got hammered out ol all shape by
Charley Turner (colored), at Fresno, last Sunday
in,. ruing, arrived last evening and slated that It
n.rs a surprise To hint to learn ol the result of the
mill as published in an evening paper. " Why,"
said the kid, as he opened his " artle " moiitb
and showed a splendid set of teetb, '• you
can't see anything [be matter with them, can
you? The paper states that 1 had half a dozen
ol these Ivoiles sent down my throat and my
eyes coloted to lhe bootblack's taste." The
"kid" did not show any signs ol punishment on
bis plrysiosuoiny. He said thai he Dad agreed to
box Turner ten rounds, which he did, aud when
the last round was finished Turner had got ibe
worst of it. and mat the referee called ibe match
a diaw, which of course 2,112 him half the purse.
Egan Is thinking of going north and fighting
some of tbe pugilists who are now In Seattle.
THE BEACON LIGHT.
Supreme Ofiiceis Elected and Installed
The Supreme Lodge, Order of the Beacon
Light, reconvened yesterday morning at 10
o'clock, Louis F. Dunand, Supreme Presi
dent, iv the chair.
The minutes of the previous day were
read and approved, when the lodge took a
recess until 2 o'clock In the afternoon for
the election of supreme officers.
Upon reassembling at that hour a special
committee of three, consisting of Friends C.
D. Coon, J. H. Knarstonaud Nellie Godkin,
were appointed to present a ticket consist
ing of eight members for Supreme Direc
tors, to be voted for this morning at 10
The Supreme Lodge then proceeded to
the election of supreme officers for the en
suing term with the following result, and the
officers were installed by Past President D.
Se well as Senior President and U. li. Morton
as Senior Marshal: Supreme Past President,
C. 11. Haile; Supreme President, Louis F.
Dunand; Supreme Vice-President, James
T. Burns; Supreme Instructor, Mrs. Bertha
Hegler; Supreme Secretary (re-elected),
___. S. Pohlej'; Supreme Treasurer (re
elected), Philip Hohtbaclier; Supreme
Medical Examiner (re-elected), S. F. Long,
M.1). ; Supreme Inspector, Mrs. L. A.
Kapp; Supreme Guide, Mrs. Ellon Fur
long; Supreme Marshal, Mrs. J.F.Will
iams; Supreme Warden, David Wilson;
Supreme Sentinel, M. J. MclJrearty.
The question in regard to levying as
sessments for the coming year was carried
in regard to new members to be assessed
bimonthly for one year after their initia
tion, aud members that are one year iv the
order to be assessed oue assessment every
month. _^ - -
A New Kind of U ml.— The Barglon Com
pound Kali Company filed tides of Incorpora
tion yesterday. Ulrectots-V. If. Moody, F.
Cbappeller, W. F. Boardman, A. F. Starr and
F. K. iShaltuck ot Oakland, A. T. Hatch of Sui
sun and F. McLaughlin o( Orovllle. Capital
stock SI.OOO.CKJU, ot which 802,500 has been
'•The Call's" Premium Dictionaries.
The Call lias received another consign
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ers whose orders are on tiie. These books
aro substantially bound in leather, beauti
fully embossod, and in quality of paper
and excellence of workmanship are a per
fect marvel. -
Mii.tox. — To-nlglit at Irving Hull Colonel
Bonier 1!. Spiague, I'resideut of the State Dnl
versltv of Norm Dakota, a distinguished edu
cator ami eloquent speaker, will give a lecture
on "Milton^ _ w>i "
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Nevada Stock Losses.— The losses of stock
in Nevada will, the local wholesale butchers say,
have mile effect ou the pi Ices ol beet In this city.
Confiscated Meat. — Market Inspector
Wray seized another pair of calves off the Sau
siiliio lerry-boat yesterday as unlit lor food; also
a dozen chickens at the Clay-street Market.
The Salt Lake Times says: The School
Superintendent of Las Animas County,
Colo., has absconded with $1600 in his in
mrl 5 cod .
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THE REED SCHOOL,
6 mil 8 Kast Mil St.. Sew York City. '
MISS JULIA <;. MCALLISTER Principal, tiiiccrnl-
ing Hits. SYLVAXUS HEEU, who continue* as Vis-
itor. '-t7tli year begins Wed. Oct. 1. je_lj lit SaWa
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rjyj _ _ AUCTION SALES.
Ladies' and Children's Cloaks, Dol-
mans, Wraps, Suits, Klc.
M. J. SIMMONS, AUCTIONEER.
WILL SELL THIS DAY. ; -7.
Auiftist SOtli at 11 o'clock A. Ala
At 1067 ana 1059 Market Street, near Seveutb^
The Entire Contents of tlir New I'oU
Clunk and Suit Houre, ltemoved to our
Salesroom* for Convenience of Sale.
.... CONSISTING IN FART 0F....
60 Seatetce Cloaks, Jackets and Capes.
110 All-Wool Coats and- Walking Jackets.
300 Silk ami Wool Dresses.
60 Satteen Ilresses an.l Wrappers.
About 1W)0 yards of Cloth and Trimming... and er-
erythlUK pertaining to a flrst-class Cloak and
SL 3. SIMMONS, Auctioneer.
N B — The above goods are all of the best make
and' latest styles, and will p.wltlvely be .1.1. wltli-
out reserve. In lots to .n-Tr wi'Pi"""' ""
A. L. CRESSWELL,
Osneral Auctioneer & Commission Merchant,
1043 Market at., bet. Sixth and Seventh.
Wednesday Außnst '20, 1890,
At 11 o'clock a. m., on the premises,
1105 MoALLISIEE ST, NEAR WEB3TEE,
I Will. Sr J.i ,
On Account of Departure of Owner.
THE MAGNIFICENT FTJ-RNITtntE
Contained In the Above Residence, [-;: f
....coMraisiNO in met....
One Beautiful Rosewood-case Square Grand
Piano Cover and Stool, unsurpassed Tor brilliancy
and tone, Fisher * Co.. makers. New York.
one Kle-t-int Parlor suit of 0 pieces, upholstered
In Imported Silk Velvet Pluih. with beautiful
Ebony Haud-carved Frames; beautirul Odd Pieces.
Easy Cualrs. I'atent Rockers, etc.: Marble-top
Ebony Parlor standards: Real I.ace Curtains: beau-
tiful French-plate (lold-cllt Mintel Mirror; best of
Steel-line Kn_;r:iv!ngs. Oil Paintings, etc.; beautiful
Turkish Bugs, Chenille Portieres, etc.
Two very clejant Elaborately Curved French-
plate Chamber Suits, cost flio and *. .00 each ; also
2 Walnut and Oak Suits: the very best of Clii-per-
sprlng and White Curled-hair Mattresses; Had
Linen. Down Pillows, All-wool White lllankets. etc.;
Walnut Chiffonier, Swinging Mirrors. Divan I.nurue.
etc ■ one Ele-tant Walnut French-plate Double door
Armolre: beautiful llall Hat-tree, with Settee com-
bined: one flue Tennessee Marble-top alnut .side-
board- Pillar Eitension-table: Walnut Dining
Chain- Fncilsh Breakfast Table: Silver-plated i ■■!-
il.,ri":,d Decorate 1 Ware: beautiful Smith's Extra
Carpets thrrru.hojit the house wat . _ back
complete- Vor«U "5 e< Ware: Household
TiSure/anS a host of other articles too numerous ,
A. L. CRESS'WEI.L, Auctioneer.
Take McAllister-street cable-cars to the door, lt
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STANDAUU AND HMH-nD
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ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY,
SETTKMBKK ■* and 5, 1890.
Cor. Turk and Stclner sts., San Francisco.
tr Catalogues ready August 14th,' and will be
sent on application only. Horses and cattle may he
seen at ranch, six miles from l'etaluma.
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