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THE OPENING DAY FOR THE .BLOOD-HORSE.
A BIG CROWD OUT
Fair Races and Liberal
LOTS OF FOREIGN BLOOD.
Runners From the East and
THE TALENT WERE ALL THERE
Bay District Track Was Crowded and
a Large Percentage of Ladies
These were the winners. Did you pick
Some folks did; others did not But
when it was all over you could not tell the
differences by their faces. Those who lost
and those who won were smiliug and con
tented when the last race was finished.
Both classes knew there were other racing
days to come now, and both agreed that
tne opening day of the Pacific Coast Blood
'..' horse Association's fall meeting was a sue- |
■ . The weather frowned, but no one took !
cognizance of this after being once fairly I
mingled and merged into the great throng j
\ that crowded the Bay District Park. Per- |
:. haps the frowning; weather kept away a
few timid souls, but they were never
'-' '■ missed.
The infield attendance might have been
larger, but it seldom or never has been.
..'There were a few vacant seats in the
: ladies' grand stand, but there were twice
: the number of men who could not get seats.
: Perhai s there were 7000 visitors at the
■i racetrack yesterday.
.'•'• As early as 11 o'clock the great rush ;
: commenced. People keot coming in even ;
• after the first race was over, and they j
found things in shipshape order when they j
' got there, no matter how early they came.
Everything was comfortable and well man- j
aged. . There were evidences that a deal of
. preparatory work had been done, for things i
looked new and bright both at the grand I
■ stand and at the track itself.
' It was tbe talk of the day that Tom Wil
• liaras and Adnlph Spreckels had laid them
selves out to do their level best to make the
v event memorable, and that they had sue
• ceeded admirably. The track was In ex
cellent condition. Superintendent Field
wick prided himself that it could not have
.been better, and those who knew about
such things sided with him.
■ Society was there to enjoy it all. Just a
' glimpse of the ladies* balcony or the club
house parlors was sufficient to prove that, j
. Almost everybody whom the social world j
is somebody was there. It would take tar
less space to enumerate the bluebook j
names not present than to begin to name
Ball the society people who were there. It
was a gay scene which the brilliant cos
tames of the occupants of the ladies' bal
cony presented, and one that added a most
delightful bit of coloring to tbe vast mov
Standing down on the clubhouse balcony
you lost this chromatic effect, for from
that point the ladies are almost invisible.
The judges' box is the place to view the
; grand stand from, and such a scene ns the
• judges witnessed when they took their
: places in it yesterday they will not be apt
. to forget before the season is over. It
'pleased them greatly, for you could see
■ them smile as they turned toward the
.- crowd. Judge Riley and Charley Tre
. vathau raised their hats to the cheers that
•• greeted them, and Norman Brough had to
uncover his head for a second when it
- came bis turn to mount into the little
ES ' In the association's clubhouse a roaring
: grate fire made things cozy for the mem
bers and their friends. It was pleasant to
sit before Its genial glow and pick out the
. winners between races, but Mayor Ellert
' •• preferred the cool air on the balcony.
Colonel Burns took a chair beside him by
: and by, and when George Knight and
■ '•" Colonel Higgins came along they had to'
■• stand, for the crowd was far too numerous
•- for the number of chairs on the balcony.
Sitting there on the balcony Mayor El
lert had a magnificent view of one of tne
■ • best-appointed racing-tracks in tbe world.
Over In the infield along the white paling
: his eve fell upon a goodly number of fash
ionable equipages; not so many, perhaps,
as on some former occasions, for the
' weather was against it, but _ sufficiency
.'• to give good coloring to tbe dark green
■•••.' : background with its encircling bands of
-'"That's 'Lucky' Baldwins drag, isn't
it?" said Colonel Burns to the Mayor.
Mi. Ellert veered his glasses around un
til they focused upon a tally-bo and four
"just driving in. "Yes." he said, "that's
• Baldwin's rig. sure enough."
"Who are those ladies in tbe landau?"
■ said Colonel Burns. HB
Again the Mayor changed bis focns.
• ''Can't really make out," he said fiually.
' Then he handed the glasses to Colonel
' : Burns and went inside to light a fresh cigar.
While he was gone Colonel Burns kept
•' the glass centered upon the landau, while
•• a puzzled exoression showed on that part
of his face visible beneath the glass. After
: •. while he lowered the glasses and said,
• Down in the betting-room the crowd
• surged about as though every moment was
• precious, and it was, for the betting was
'■■'■ lively and the number of books were but
• thirteen instead of the expected forty.
■ "Who'll give 820 for choice? cried one
' bookie and all the others had much the
same tuna to sing. And their answers
"lain- fast enough, faster almost than the
bettors could be accommodated. The re
sult was a lively sale, and what started at
$20 would not stop usually until $25 or $30
Half a hundred blue-coated messenger
! boys pushed their way through the crowd
taking money to and from the ladles' gal
lery. That was Indeed a feature of the
day, the number of ladies present and
the amount of pluck they had. And
they were lucky, too, or wise.whichever it
is that enables one to, pick the winner two
out of three, and the bookies mourned to
see so much of their hard white silver go
ing skyward. *
The programme itself was fair promise for
the future. You could scarcely say more
for it. as there were no particular novel
features to it, saving the hurdle race.
That was excellent. It came last, as tbe
best always should, and was hugely en
joyed. Two of the horses foil and the
rider of Pirate fainted and rolled off. -This
added to the excitement, but as no one
was severely hurt it detracted none from
the interest the event awakened.
It was tbe first hurdle race on the coast,
and those who know about hurdle races
say it was a good one. Cicero won it by
; a head, which inspired a few remarks like
"I told you so."
A good many people would have gone
into the saddling paddock to make doubly
sure of their tips if it had not been for the
doorkeeper stationed there. Over his head
was a legend which signified that it would
cost you four bits to pass him. This was
rather of a change from the usual practice,
under which the saddling paddock was
open to all comers. Not many people cared
to pass the doorkeeper— at that. rate— so
the paddock remained comfortably un
crowded, which was pleasant all around.
Starter Ferguson was not much of a
j howling success in getting them off at the
) first heat— or was it the freshness and im
petuosity of tbe talent? Whichever it was
a round forty minutes was exhausted in
starting the first race.
After that there was little difficulty, and
things went finely to the very end.
Noticeable in the large crowd were:
VIEWING THE RACES FROM THE GRANDSTAND.
I Charles L. Asher, W. W. Ackerson. Captain |
1 Anderson, It. P. A«ne, Henry Ascb, I). M. ;
< Burns, W. 11. Brown, W. P. Barnes, J. Naelee
BurKe, John Borgez, F. H. Burke, Joseph But
!ler. E. J. Baldwin, Chailes Baaazoo, Joseph
Batagno, Dr. T. ,i. Bowhill, Owen Bums. A. K.
I Buckiuaii, Thomas Brown, C. T. Booth, W. W.
Boots, Charles M. Chase, .lames V. Coleman,
: J. B. Chase, Captain A. CheesebroiiKb, John J.
Crooks. J. A. Code, W. B. Cruse. H. K. Coroetr, !
Simon Clavbury. George Crocker, John K. Car
roll, C. E. Chapman, General Thomas J.Clume,
Senator Eli S. Dennlson. George Tinsdale. P. J. |
Donahue. M. 11. de Young, J. K. Dickey, F. C.
Delung, John Del»ney, .1. K. Dwyer. Willi mi I
It. Emerson. A. .1. Bills, J. G. Edwards, Senator
James G. Fair, l. A. Finuegan, C. F. Fargo, i
Edward Fay, C. L. Fair, John W. Ferris, James
L. Flood, W. I. Fuller, Dr. John F. Foulkes. ,
Albeit Frank. Georee Fox. W. A. Fredrick*. H. '
K. For man, John A. Goldsmith, J. Goldberg, j
William W. Glanvllle, A. B. Gonzales. Leon |
i Guggenheim. Christopher Green, G. Given*.
J. B. Hnggin, V.. W. floikhis. A. Hayward,
I Thomas ii. Hurtle*. J. Downey Harvey. John
I Humphries, B. F. Hughes, Joseoh Harvey, J.
i W. Harper. Charles F. Hanlon. C. 1. Havens.
Al Hull, William Hettisch, Captain Edward
I Hacked, B. C. Holly, H. B. Hunt, Asa Hamil
ton, Oiin Hlckok. Captain Benjamin E.
Harris, M. K. Hlgglns. H. B. Hobbs. j
iH. Hoffmann. John T. Havlland. J.
W. Jefferson, N. A. Judd. Lee L. James, Paris |
Kilburn, Charles H. Klnesley. W. H. Kruse :
Jr., F.W. Kelly, Charles Kane, M. Katzensteln,
I Cal Kellogg, i.. l.issak, Ariel Lathrop, II. M.
i Levy, Al Liebentbal, William Lewis, Frank J.
Lawler. Chailes Main. Colonel Frank Mc- j
I l.aughlio, W. 08. iMacdonongh. O. Muser. K. !
I B. Mllrny. B. D. Murphy, Alex McCord, S.
I Marks, Dan Miller, N. Messer. Robert B. Mitch
ell, Captain 11. N. Morse. Thomas W. Moore,
I C. E. Miller, D. J. McCarthy, J. A. McKerron,
, P. W. Murphy, H. Mangels. T. H. Minor, S.
G. Murphy, Captain Matson, K. Nathan,
James >>wiand«. W. H. Overton, F. B.
i Oliver. Hands de Ojeda. J. H. Outhwaite, C.
EJ Paxton. George Pacheco, A. B. Pan Ick, John
iPrrott. Jesse loiter, B. W. Paxtou, P. B.
I Quintan. A. W. Rose Jr.. Ira L. Kamsdell,
i Senator A. L. Rose. Major J. L. Kathboue.
Ch rles W. Reed. George Roe. W. K. Boeder.
I H. A. Rosenbaum, C. J. Reilly, 11. V. Rams-
I dell, George H. Rose. A. B. Spreckels, Henry
Schwartz. J. Cairns Simpson, Maurice Schiuitt,
C. B. Sione, C. F. Sampson, Mat Storn, W. P.
Shaw. Samuel M. Sbortridge. S. Seymour. M.
Stone, Albert Stetson, F. Sherman, Ed F.
I Smith, S. Stern, A. Sllverherc, Captain Smith. :
i G. W. Trahern, Colonel H. I. Thornton, sl. F.
Tarpey, Geome Tuitle, Gilbert Thompson.
F. C Talbot, C. L. Tuttie, William Thompson
; of Bono, George R. Van Gordon, Hon. Theo-
I dore Winters of Reno, Thomas H. Williams Jr.,
Henry Walsh, s. A. Whitehead. J. P. Wool
man. Charles S. wieland. A. <;. Wieland, R. P.
Wieland. Ed Williams. Captain Henry White,
Simeon Wenbaum, M. H. Weed. C. P. Water
house, Tbomas Watson, Fred R. Whltworth. J.
M. Wlllmans. F. W. Willmans, H. E. Wise,
Judge Sanderson. ex-Judge Garner. Carroll
■ took, Fred Webster. William Huff Cook, W. S.
I Uiokle, Robert B. Woodward. Judge Campbell,
M. Katzeusiein, Edward Strauss, P. Cadogan,
! Jobn Walls. M. Lowenberg, R. P. 'lierney,
; John Mackey, Peter Powers, Thomas Pearson,
W. M. Fvans. John Oliver, J. G. Jefferson, Ed
Cablll Jr.. M. P. Hall. E. M. Hall, Thomas
Cole, E. Sutro Jr.. Ed Frank, G. F. Wells. J. p.
White, F. E. Guiin. W. R. Jones, Richard
Howey, Milton Schmltt. Werner Stauff, Joseph
B. Dyer, Richard Armstrong, Cornelius Lyons,
C. P. Harris, Solomon Jacobs, H. A. Maybew,
B. Michaelson, Ray Falk, J. Betgez, M. Skelly,
H. H. Lynch, Judge Levy, W. F. Beck, Eugene
Bert, Judge Peuuie, Joseph Parker, Thomas
Maguiness, Jake Marks, P. Daltou, Rudolph
Spence. F. G. Drumm, W. F. White. Sands W.
Foi man, X. A. Judd, Samuel Gamble, A. O.
I Helsier, Dr. Webb.
How the Horses Ran and How Peo
If the Blood-horse people had depended
strictly on the merit of the races which
' they had prepared for the opening day,
; the attendance would have been a small
one. Very few of the horses that per
formed were bettor than everyday selling
platers. Some of them were crabs of the
rankest kind. Of course, Paramatta and
Articus cannot be included in this class,
but tbe winners of tbe three events lacked
a great deal of being stake horses. Still, it
was the opening day, and so much bad
been written of tbe wonderful things that
were going to happen that a crowd would
have gone out there if dogs bad been an
nounced to gallop over the track. ' '
The first race was over tbe short three
quarters course for all ages, and a field of
nine started. Paramatta was, of course,
the favorite, made even more of a choice
on account of the easygoing. The track
was in good condition so far as safety was
concerned, but rather slow on account of
its softness. Paramatta was held all
through the ring at 6to 5. A lot of money
went on him at these odds, but the hookies
held bis price up pretty stiffly. * A few of
the more cautious bold him out. only offer
ing even money. Motto, the Sir Modred
THE MORNING CALL, SAN FRANCISCO, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1893.
mare, who has shown repeatedly what a
good. one she is at distances short of a
mile, was held at twos, and was well
backed. All the money went in on these
two, with the others neglected. A few
persons thought the two-year-old Seaside,
with a light weight on, bad a chance, but
they did not back their opinion very exten
sively, and by post time she was at sixes.
Starter Ferguson kept the horses at tbe
post a long while, Kathleen, the skate,
which Ledgett had entered, causing him
no end of trouble, and Douglass was a
poor breaker. After three-quarters of an
hour, during which they broke away a
dozen times, the flag fell and the scamper,
began. Paramatta, who had been in the
lead on almost every break, got away a
head behind Motto and at the half pole
bad dropped back to third. Prize, who
was third when the word was given, kept
up in the bunch and when the turn into
the stretch was made she led. Paramatta,
the favorite, was third still, and the big
contingent of bettors wbo bad plunged on
Holly's horse began to think the odds
were a little too short for him to win. But
Clancy kept him going along until half
way down the stretch. Then be began to
The Australian cut down Motto easily,
and there was but the semblance of a con
test between him and Prize for first place.
The mare struggled along as well as she
could, and lasted long enough to beat Abi
P, who was coming fast, by a head for the
place. Paramatta won by two lengths in
tne fast time of 1:13^..
QAfter the race the public breathed a
sigh of happiness. The favorite had won
and more had made money than had lost.
Articus was even more of a favorite for
the second race. lie so clearly outclassed
his field that 2 to 5 was tbe best offered
against him. There were other good two
year-olds in the race, too. The herculean
colt, now called Nelson, Romulus, Tillie
IS, Warrago and Realization are all win
ners, but still the pencilers were willing
to offer almost anything against tbem.
One that they overlooked was Frank
Burkes filly Wandering Nun, by the same
sire as Articus. In her races through the
Mimmer.she had done nothing and so they
chalked up $50, $10 and £5 against her
chances. She acted badly at the post, but
she always does that. But when the flag
fell she was out in front and she staid there
all the way around until the last. Coming
through the stretch the crowd thought that
Articus was beaten and a great groan went
up. But Johnny Web»r had the great
colt well in hand, and when he got ready
he passed the Nun as though she was
chained to the fence. She kept going,
though, and the other horses could not
touch her. Romulus, Nelson and Tillle S.
about whom 810 to S2O was offered, finished
in the track. La Reina, the gray filly, fin
So far the favorites had won, and the
public had made money. The third race
gave the books back most of it. So well
did everybody think of Happy Day that
the bookmakers cut his odds to 8 to 5.
Every one rushed in to get a piece of him
at that price. They did not appear to
think there was anything else in the race.
St. Croix, St. Patrick and Garcia were
passed over as though they could not go
along enough to beat anybody's horse.
About St. Croix fours were offered, and
twelve were posted against St. Patrick.
It was a dump for the public. flappy
Day, who was well in, got off first, but Tod
Sloan took him back and kept him in the
bunch all the way. St. Croix was next to
the last horse away. Coming into tbe
stretch he had moved up to third.
Happy Day was half a length behind
him, and Sloan was at work. But the
favorite was already beaten. St. Pat
rick was in front by half a length, and
it looked like his race. Taylor had not
yet taken the run out of St. Croix, how
ever, and about half way down the stretch
he let go of his head. The old horse
jumped away like a flash, and, catching
the leader, peat him by a neck. Happy
Day was third.
The next race taught the favorite-back
ers a lesson, however. The men who know
everything had picked out Pescador to
win. They did not. seem to take into con
sideration the distance, a mile and a six
teenth, and the fact that Pescador was
giving all the others fifteen or more
pounds. Pescador was at twos, Raindrop
fours and Sir Reel threes.
The others were not fancied, and conse
quently long prices were offered about
tbem. Burlingame managed to get away
first by a head, and he kept Sir Reel out in
front just as long as he could. The good
three-year-old: was a little short of work,
however; when Sheridan, who has gotten
back into something like bis old form, kept
hanging on, the younger horse got tired
and let himself get beaten by a head. Sir
Reel was all out, however, while Sheridan
was not driven to win. It was just a case
of overlook on the part of the talent. Peo
ple thought Sheridan's racing days were
over, and so did the bookies. Consequent
ly 8 and 10 was laid against him with but
few takers. ■_£■_
Raindrop, who was up with tbe leaders
until a hundred yards from tbe wire, quit
then. Pescador could Dot beat Claymore
for a show. The distance was a little far
ther than he liked aud the weight told.
The hurdle race over, the short track was
a problem the California public is not
used to guessing.. They just watched
what the Eastern horsemen did. Because
the latter favored Cicero they did so too.
On some boards be was off altogether.
Others quoted 4 to 5.' San Jose was three,
and the others' scarcely noticed. Dick
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Ledgett had Pirate entered. His rider,
Downard, distinguished himself by falling
off at the post.
To a. good start they got away. There
was some doubt as to whether Pirate
would be able to clear the water jump.
He got over all right though and for the
first time around ran well up in front.
Coming up the steep hill, however, he got
very tired and dropped back. When they
tackled the water jump, again Return
flinched and fell, but the boy was unhurt.
Pirate cleared it right enough, but at the
next jump he stumbled too.
Downard twenty yards from the hurdle
FIRST RACK— About three-quarters of a mile. Alleges. Purse $500. Time, 1:13%.
Paramatta. a '122 2ft 3 7 32 12 I Clancy 1
Prize ""■"■ ... 3 114 4 A 2 3 '21 2ft Seaman.... 8
AblP.. '"■ , 4 1191 3ft 5A 47 37 Williams 10
Seaside . - ... 2 91 In 62 57 42 C.Weber.... 6
Motto " '* .. 4 119 17 13 12 57 .I.Weber ........ 5-2
Reta " ..* .. 3 104 57 47 67 64 |wincbell 60
Valparaiso.. .' .... 2 1 87 6% 7. ( 1.1 i 7 7 Turblvllle _ 30
Douglas.. * .... 6 99 8A 82 HJ 182 Burns .'. 76
Kathleen ', .... 3 1 104 1 9 9 | 9 I 9 Sullivan.:... 30
Won easily. Fair start. Winner by Cheviot-Scraps. Place betting: Paramatta Ito 3.
After five or six breaksaway Motto, on the Inside. jumped off in front, followed by Prize three
lengths away, who was as far in front of Paramatta So they ran until fairly In line Tor home, when
Prize, Abl P and Paramatta took close order. At the drawgate Motto was beaten, and Holly's crack
coming away from the other two won as he pleased by two lengths in fast time, a head separating the
-9 SECOND RACE— Four and a half furlongs. Two-year-olds. Purse $600. Time, :56.
Jft ■h'Biri ______
Str. I Kin.
La Reina „
Gussie '. , . ...
2 118 In 7%
2 100 2ft Ift
2 118 7 7 3 2
2 118 3ft 2ft
2 115 sft sft
2 118 4 2 4ft
2 115 6(i 6 7
2 115 9 8 7
2 1116 87 9
1 12 J.Weber.... 2-5 2-5
2 A Turblvllle 100 50
' 3 A W.Clancy 12 15
4 7 Rafour 5 5
6 A Sullivan 8 20
I Hi/2 Williams 8 10
i I 7 7 Meyers 50 60
1 8.7 Spence 15 15
j I 9 Do Nathan 40 60
Won handily. Good start. Winner by Argyle-Glenloch. No place betting: Artlcus. Wandering
Nnn 50 to 1.
To an excellent start Artlcus showed the way for a few strides, and then Wandering un took up
the running from Realization and Nelson, with La Reina. Gussle and Romulus aligned at their heels,
the favorite apparently out of it. , ...
This order was practically maintained to the drawgate, where Artlcus, coming fast from the rear,
romped In the easiest of winners by two lengths from the Nun, heads separating second, third and
O THIRD RACE— mile, for three-year olds and upward. Selling. Purse $500. Time. 1:43%
St. Croix 4 102 67 52 67 3V» 1 » Tavlor | 3 2
St. Patrick 4 99 2ft DA Ift 17 21/2 C.Weber |12 16
Happy Day ...., 6 101 1% 4 ft" 6 7 4ft 32 Sloan 7-10 3-6
Garcia a 107 7 7 4 7 2 7 45 Morris I 8 10-
Little Tough ' 4 94 3V-. |32 3ft 07 57 IMcClaiu 110 6
Romalr , 4 108 5n 2 7 2 7 sy~ 6 A Seaman 6 6
Or. Raindrop 6 105 4V_ | 6V 2 J7 7 7 I). Miller |30 30
Won driving. Good start. Winner by King Danlels-Bayswater. Place betting— St. Croix 4to 5,
St. Patrick 3.
St. Patrick showed the way slightly in advance of Roinair and Little Tough, with Raindrop, St.
Croix and Garcia bunched and close up. The last named improved bis position going to the three-
quarters. where he was second, but it was not until straightened for the wire that St. Croix and Happy
Day made play for the leader. In the furious drive that ensued the Irish saint succumbed to St .
Croix by a neck; a halt-length separated the second and third. Garcia was a good fourth.
4 FOURTH RACE— Handicap: one mile and a sixteenth; 3 years and upward. Purse $750. Time,
'k -.50. ___"
Sheridan I 6 11051 6 A 6/ 6ft 3ft 4ft\ 1 ft (Sullivan 8
Sir Reel 3 105 lii lit Ift Ift 1 1 \22 Hurllngarae 4
Claymore 5I 80 62" 7 7 7 57 3; ('.Weber 10
Pescador 4 120 27 22 22 22 27 I Kevane 2
Raindrop a 100 4 2 3ft n% 52 37162 I Morris 2
Atossa 3I 80 3 1 42 42 4ft 81 82 iKinne 6
Steadfast 3190 ! 7 67 6ft 6ft 7 I 7 Sloan 3
Won handily. Good start. Winner by Young Bazaar-Lost Girl.
Sir Reel and Pescador cut out the work together, from Raindrop two lengths away. Atossa and
Sheridan next, and the other two together In the rear. After holding a clear lead to the eighth pole
the two leaders were challenged by Sheridan, and althoii.h drawing easily away from the tiring
Pescador Sir Reel's game struggles with a fresh opponent resulted In a verdict against him by a shor t
head. Two lengths between second and third MH
C FIFTH RACE— Steeplechase. Short course. Purse $600.
|Ag.[w_.| St. ' % Jump. ! IK I Str. i Fin. |
I , — Betting ,
I Op. CI. Pi.
Cicero 4 152 IV- 6 6 4 35 17 | Blakeley 6-5
>anJose 4 152 An 23 1% 1/ 12 2,1 Bishop 8-6
First Lap 6 15/ 4>'» 37 2ft 22 23 375 Mclnerny 8
Sherwood a 139 57" 1% 41/2 3,1 4 4 | Kennedy 20
Pirate a 139 6 5 5 5* Fell I Downard 60
Return a 149 2% 47 Fell I |Cook 10
Won cleverly. Winner by l.onefellow- Belle Knight.
The flag fell to a good start, with Cicero la the lead. Blnkely immediately took him back and
thereafter trailed bis field until be struck the fiat six lengths behind the leading horse, San Jose, and
whom be collared In tbe last hundred yards. The Issue looked doubtful forau Instant, but the favorite
scored rather easily at tbe end from San .lose, wbo ran a good rare, having made all the running from
the start Sherwooa fell at tbe water jump and Pirate followed suit at the next hurdle. Both jockeys
and horses escaped injury.
One Week More in Which
Every Mall Now Brings One or More
Word Pictures From Youths
of the Slope.
Wrecked on Point Bonita I The City of
New York lies fast on the rocks. Wonder
if any of the youthful readers of The
Call visited the scene of disaster with
the idea of writing a descriptive article
for the great descriptive writing contest
which closes one week from to-day, and
which will result in 850 in gold being dis
tributed to three competitors?
Afloat is the Oregon! How many Call
readers who were present at the Union
Iron Works last Thursday will paint a
word picture of the event and with such
strive to win honor and incidentally a neat
sum of money? • -T; ,
Remember, young men and women, you
have still a week before you in which to
strive for the prizes. Take pains with
them, for this is going to be a close contest.
These are the conditions:
(1) Any subject can be chosen, but a
manuscript must not contain more than
2000 words. _____B
(2) Competitors must be under 22 years
(3) Names In full, the address and ace
of each competitor must accompany
•-at Ii manuscript, and stories must be
written on on* side of the paper only.
(4) Descriptive articles to be considered
In the contest must reach "The Call"
editorial rooms before Sunday, Novem
The Dames of the prize-winners will be
published on Sunday, November 11, and
on that day the three best stories will be
printed in The Call and such of the
others as room can be found for. These
are the prizes:
First prize, $25.
Second prize, 915.
Third prize, SlO. BafflM
Word pictures 'are wanted. Describe
any scenes that may catch your fancy.
The London and San Francisco Fruit
Packet Company has incorporated, with a
capital of 81,000,000. Directors— E. Jose,
M. J. Marion, William Swabel. L. G. Dod
ser, T. B. Key.
Articles of incorporation have been filed
on behalf of the Cienega Laud, Marble
and Granite Company. Directors— F. A.
Berlin. M. 11. Turrill, T. B. Key, F. P.
Bacon, J. J. Burt. Capital $1,000,000, of
which $100,000 has been /actually sub
Law and Order.
The weekly meeting of tbe Anti-Chinese
Law and Order League brought out a large
crowd last night. The meeting was held
on the Mint steps. Ex-Senator Liuaban
presided. Among the speakers were Dr.
C. C. O'Donnell. Denis Kearney, Colonel
Fox and James Kidney. All of them de
nounce! the McCreary bill and the Pacific
Coast Congressman who voted for it. An
other meeting will be held Tuesday night
on the corner of Grant avenue and Bush
Along the Water Front.
The British ship Dunsyre will sail at
high water to-day lor London, England,
with one of the largest cargoes of Califor
nia products tbat ever left here iv a sailing
vessel. Its value II $157,000, the principal
shipments . being 13,000 cases of salmon,
17,000 rentals of wheat, 42.000 centals of
barley, 750 cases of canned fruit, 9000 gal
lons of brandy. 280 cases of honey and
600.000 pounds of mustard seed.
At this season of the year as the holidays
approach tbe vessels sailing hence to flon
leaned forward and clasped the horse
about the neck. He did not get up for
some time, and peode thought he was
badly hurt. It afterward transpired that
Downward had fainted from fright while
on the horse's back, and had not been able
to lift the brute for the jump.
Cicero, tbe favorite, had been trailing all
the others, and the cry went up that he
was not trying to win. But when they
went at the last jump he was on even
terms with San Jose, and in the drive
through the stretch beat him by a nose.
The form sheet of the various races fol
olulu are always laden down with freight.
The steamer Australia, which sailed yes
terday for that port, had cargo on board
valued at 557,000, including large quanti
ties of champagne, toys, notions, confec
tionery and dry goods, and the bark Alden
Besse cleared for there yesterday with
general merchandise of tbe value of $25,
--200. Among the Australia's freight was
3105,000 in United States gold coin.
The steamer Monowai brings word that
the Norwegian ship Beacousfield, which
arrived at Honolulu October 19, was struck
by lightning while on the passage from
Australia and lost her foie and main-top
sallantmasts. The German bark J. C.
Pfluger, which arrived a few days pre
viously and is coming here, encountered a
severe storm, during which she lost several
spars and had her cargo damaged.
NO CfIANQE YET.
Treasurer Jackson Has a Year Yet
There will be no change in the incum
bency of the Assistant United States
Treasurership in this city until June 23
next, for the reason that John P. Jackson
has an ironclad commission to that effect.
The only conditions of the commission
were that he comply with the law, the
principal point of compliance being the
giving of a bond in the sum of 8600,000.
It has been the policy of both Presidents
Harrison and Cleveland to allow the com
missions to expire without making any
political removals. Mr.. Jackson's terra
was for four years, and he therefore has
one year yet to serve. Besides, bis com
mission is a little different from those of
many other public officers— it does not
contain a clause giving the President
power to remove at pleasure.
It has been given out that the successor
of Mr. Jackson, when his term expires,
will in all probability be Charles P. Berry,
but on the other band it is stated that Mr.
Berry got only the reflection of a promise
for this position, and then after every
thing else, including the Coliectorship of
Customs, Pustmasierslilp, and Collector
ship of Interns! Revenue, had failed. It
was also on condition .that he retain the
present cashier, Thomas P. Burns.
Mr. Burns, however, Is a candidate for
the position himself, and a very strong
one, to having the support of two good
fighters in the delegation, Senator White
and Representative Maguire, and it Mr.
Berry should find any difficulty in fur
nishing the bond required tbe place would
be very likely to fall to Mr. Burns. •
The Fire Record.
Engine 10 responded to a still alarm at
3:30 A. M. yesterday for a fire at 441 Fourth
street, occupied by Peter Shourre as a
French laundry. Loss about $100; cause
The alarm from box 47 at 7:46 p. m. was
for a tire in the four-story frame building
101-103 Powell street, owned by E. C. But
ler and occupied by Hilbert Bros, as a
wine-cellar. Loss about $200; cause un
The Better Machine.
"What do yon call that there thing you
rid up here on?" asked the farmer man of
the youth who had stopped to get a drink
of water at the well.
"It's a bicycle."
"Seems to me," said the old man, "that
I'd druther have a wheelbarrer. Wheel
barrer's something you can sit down In and
rest when you git tired of pushin' the
thing." -, •:.-■■, •
•Hair Death I
«- instantly removes and forever destroy objee- i.
V tlonable hair, whether upon the hands, face, .<?
I arms or neck,uHthout discoloration or injury I
* to the most delicate skin. >It was for fifty *
JL years the secret formula of Krasmus I
O Wilson, acknowledged by physicians as Q
| the highest authority and ths most eminent I
Tdermatoloelst and hair specialist tbat ever _L
lived. During his private practice ot a lite- ,
■-. time among the nobility and aristocracy of A
V Europe he prescribed this recipe. Trice, V
' »• by mall, securely packed. Correspon- l
* dence confidential. Sole Agents for Amer- *
- I ica. Address |
? The Skookum Root Hair Grower Co., ?
HK Dept. ».. 57 South Fifth Avenue, New Torlc *•
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' DRY GOODS.
For Fall Wear!
54-Inch American 54-Inch American
Ladies' Cloth, all Broadcloth, al l
wool, all colors, wool, quality?
50c Yard. $1.00 Yard.
Our importations of Foreign
made Broadcloths are now
complete, and we are in po-
sition to show a most varied
and beautiful assortment of
colors in our well-known
qualities, the standards of
which have been fully main-
tained — equally so of our
American Ladies' Cloths,
which for elegance and dura-
bility are unsurpassed.
54-Inch French 54-Inch French
Woolen Broadcloths, Woolen Broadcloths,
lustre finish, superfine quality,
$1.50 Yard. $2.00 Yard.
Patrons of our establishment
will have the benefit of mak-
ing their selections from the
largest stock on the Pacific
Coast, and at the lowest
prices consistent with the
quality of the goods.
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INTERESTING TO LADIES'
CLOAKS AND SUITS
Ladies' Cloth Capes $2 50
Ladies' Fur Capes 4 50
Ladies' Astrachan Capes--- 3 50
Ladies' Cloth Jackets •••• 3 50
Ladies' Cloth Suits 3 50
Children's Jackets I 50
CLOAKS AND SUITS TO ORDER AT
J. E. GOODY & GO,,
1021 MARKET STREET,
Sooth Side, Between Sixth and Seventh.
se_l ThSn 6m
1 Stamped on a Shoe Means Standard of Merit,
$1 ©P. A J
TOO E4RLY FOR RAIN.
We hare just reeelred an Immense shipment or
LADIES' FINE DOMiOLA KID OXFORDS, with
Pointed Toes and Pointed Patent Leather Tips.
But as it la late In the season we hare resolved to
sell them cheap and hare placed the price at
These Oxfords are neat fitters, wear well, and
Ladles who hare been paying $1 50 and 92 else-
where should giro tnem a trial.
LADIES' LIGHT RUBBERS, all sizes..2s cents
MISSES' SPRING HEEL OR HEEL
RUBBERS, sizes 11 to 2 25 cents
tar Country orders solicited.
Bend for our new Illustrated Catalogue.
10 THIRD ST., SAN FRANCISCO.
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§ JOE POHEIM
I Hare Just Received Direct
from the Mills a Fine Line of
. Fall and Winter Styles,
• For SUITING & TROUSERING
Also a Selected Line of *i.
That 1 purchased at a Rar,aln, j
and now offer to the public
Garments to Order at Greatly Reduced Prices |
PERFECT FIT.' BEST OF "WORKMANSHIP
GUARANTEED. OR SO SALES.
203 Montgomery Street;
72. Market and 11 10 and 1112 Market Street.
1018 tr SuMoAV- l
A : FACE
FOR ; NURSERY
YOUR : CLOTHES
AT |-4 THE
Price Yon Will Pay at Drugstores.
Fine Toilet Sponges.2 tor 15«
Velvet Face Sponges _.._
Velvet Bath Sponges .•• 18c
Extra Size Toilet or Nursery sponges 150
Kitchen Sponge 10 °
Toilet Sponges for Shaving .....10c
Imported Toothbrushes • **•
Scrubbing Brushes • • l 0 °
Good Quality shaving Brushes Wo
Good Hair Brushes.. 2Bc
8-inch Unbreakable Extra Heavyßubber Comb,_sc
Bulb Syringes, 2 hard rubber tubes BSo
Bulb Syringes. 3 hard rubber tubes..... 500
Two-Quart Fountain Syringes 85c
HOT WATER BAGS.
One-Quart Rubber Hot Water Bags , 900
Two-Quart Rubber Hot water 8ag5. ...... ..-.s_ 00
Three-Quart Rubber Hot Water Bags $1 15
Ladles' Rubber Gloves, all sizes, per pair... .fl 10
NOTE— Special attention paid to grinding raa
ors, shears and edgedtools by skilled mechanics
818 and 820 Market Street
FACTORY-30 FIRST STREET.
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