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HACKED TO PIECES
An Aged Farmer Butchers
FULL CONFESSION IS MADE.
The Murderer Says She Poisoned
His Tea and Threatened to
Dance on His Grave.
Spokaxe, Wash., Oct. 31.— A shocking
murder is reported near Waterville.
Wasu. The crime was discovered yester
John Dougherty, a farmer aged 60,
hacked his wife to death with a butclier
knife. The deed was one of fiendish
ferocity. The woman was mutilated be
yond recognition, and long after she was
dead the murderer must have stabbed aud
hacked her body.
He then dragged his victim by the feet
between two stacks of wheat, and partly
concealed the body with straw. Later he
was discovered iv a vacant house, dying
from exposure and hunger.
Dougherty has made a full confession.
He says hid wife poisoned his tea and
threatened to dance over his grave within
a week. About a year ago he inserted an
advertisement in a Chicago natrimonial
paper, and the murdered woman, Mrs.
Mary E. Phillips, of Ceuar Rapids, lowa,
They corresponded and she came here
and marrieo him. Since then they have
lived a cat-and-dog life. Dougherty has a
brother in Portland, Or. He is in jail at
ROW OVER A MINE.
The Owner Claims That He Deeded
It Away While Drugged.
Eoise City, Idaho. Oct. 31.— A sensa
tional mining suit has been filed in the
United States Court here by Arthur Neal
of Seattle against Fred Page Tustin and
H. F. Parker of Seattle and several Boise
people interested in the Eldora Mining
Company, operating in the Xeal district,
about thirty miles from Boise. Neal sold
two valuable mines to R. P. Plowman, a
Boise capitalist, for $1000, receiving half
in cash and tbe balance in notes secured
by mortgage. Nt.-al alleges that Tustin
and Parker got hold of him in Seattle and
kept him under their influence for over
two weeks by means of drugs.
Dunng that time he -igned what he
thinks is a power of attorney authorizing
Tustin to foreclose the mortgage. He says
he might have signed a deed to everything
he possessed. Tustin foreclosed the mort
gage in his own name, and it is claimed be
never paid Neal a cent. The Eldora
Company wag formed by purchasing the
mine from Plowman, agreeing to give him
$15,000 and one-balf of tbe stock of the
company. Xeal asks for a receiver to take
charge of tbe property. Plowman claims
tbat no money has been paid him by the
company, and a story reaches this city to
night that be has barricaded the mine and
is keeping Tustin and Parker off with
rifles. Serious trouble is expected. Tustin
is well known throughout Oregon and
Washington as an attorney.
CAUSINQ MORE TROUBLE.
The Seamen's Union Again Assault-
ing Non-Union Men.
San Diego. Oct. 31.— The Seamen's
Union is agan making trouble along the
water front of this city. Three non-union
men belonging to the schooner Bertha
Dolbeer were set upon by them singly and
beaten to-day when off the boat. A
deputy coustable was kept on tbe schooner
and no overt net was committed there.
The American ship William G. Davis
was towed outside yesterday and an
ihored, awaiting the steamer Corona,
which arrives to-night witb the crew of
the ship. The transfer was made outside
to prsvent trouble with the Sailors'
Union, which threatened to get the men
away, if possible.
SUED HER MOTHER.
A Misused Girl Recovers Presents
From Her Deceased Father.
Los Angeles, Oct. 31.— 1n the Justices'
Court to-day Ainelie Barre, a young girl,
related a pathetic story of cruel treatment
on the part of her stepfather and mother,
V. A, Pemot and wife, well-to-do resi
dents of Boyle Heights. Soon after the
death of her father the girl received such
harsh treatment that she bad to leave home
and take refuge with friends at San Pedro.
Mrs. Fanny Thurstun, who was appointed
the girl's guardian, sued the Permits to
recover a piano, jewelry and other articles,
claimed by the child as presents from her
father. Justice Bartholomew awarded the
plaintiff a greater part of the articles
SMUGGLERS AT VALLEJO.
Revenue Officers Search Chinatown
for the Contraband Drug.
Yallejo. Oct. 31.— T0-day customs offi
cers made a raid on Chinatown. They
searched rookery after rookery in quest of
contraband opium. As they progressed in
their search their efforts were rewarded
To reduce stock we offer
DURING THE MONTH OF
AH our Furniture of every
TEN PER CENT LESS
Than marked prices. This
is a rare opportunity to get
first quality goods at "off
Our stock consists of me-
dium as well as high-class
See our show-window.
Furnhnre, Carpets. Upholstery,
641-647 MARKET ST.
teTS ll exSu
by capturing twenty-seven five-tael cans
from th« firm of Quong Hi Sing on Main
For a number of years past "Vallejo has
been the headquarters of an opium ring,
which has made many thousands of dollars
in smuggling the drug. Not long ago a
6loop from San Francisco landed about
830,000 worth of the drug at South Vallejo,
from which place it was transported to
N'apa, Suisun and Benicia, thence to San
Francisco in small quantities, where it was
sold. A story is also circulated nere that
smuggled opium has been conveyed on
cruisers to Honolulu and sold there.
Has Nothing to Live For.
San Rafael. Oct. 31.— Mrs. Zineler,
wife of F. Zingler, proprietor of the Broad-
gauge saloon, attempted suicide this morn
ing by cutting the veins in her wrist
Upon being asked the cause of her at
tempt to take her life she claims she bad
nothing to live for and that she would at
tempt it again.
Sixteen Smuggling Cases.
Foktland, Or.. Oct. 31.— The cases of
sixteen parties under indictment for smug
gling opium and Chinese into this port
were set for trial in the United States
District Court. The first of the cases, that
of William Dunbar, is set for November 27.
Mrs. Grant at Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbaba, Oct. 31.— Mr3. Gen
eral Grant and party, including her son,
U. S. Grant, and family, arrived at 8
o'clock to-nieht. They will have apart
ments at the Arlington Hotel, which opens
to-morrow for the season.
Stricken Dead on the Road.
St. Helena, Oct. 31.— John E. William?.
a resident of Howell Mountain, was
stricken dead with heart disease while
driving home yesterday afternoon and fell
from his wagon.
HOW THEY FARED.
Treatment of Fishermen
Narrative of One of Them Giving
His Experience During the
Season at Karluk.
One of the forty-five fishermen who
went up to Karlnk, Alaska, last April
from this city, John Jose Fonseca by
name, does not tell a very flattering tale
of the treatment by Agent H. C. Thomas
of the Hume Canning and Trading Com
pany, by whom they were employed. The
fishermen returned en the 22d inst. by tbe
bark Marguerite, having left Alaska on the
9th, and being favored with fair winds all
the way down. His story is as follows:
"We left here April 2, under an agree
ment with H. C. Thomas, representing the
Hume Canning and Trading Company, to
go to Karluk and put up a cannery. Under
our agreement we were to receive what
ever were the current wages, free medical
treatment in case of sickness and such ac
commodations as would be reasonable in
a cold and wild country like Alaska.
"On May 29 we arrived at Karluk, and
on the afternoou of the fourth day there
we landed. The beach was very rough.
There were forty-five of us altogether —
twenty-one Portuguese and the others
"Our lighter, in which wo were trying
to go allure with our kitchen and cooks,
became swamped In the heavy surf and
everything got wet — mattresses, blankets
and everything. The cook had a red hot
stove, preparing our supper for us, but the
HCcident spoiled our supper.
"It was very cold— fret-zing— and we had
to make the lest of it and dry our blankets
as well as we could, fur Mr. Thomas made
no shift for us whatever that day. He
did, however, put up a very small tent for
us next day.
"Owing to our great lack of accommoda
tions and the state of the weather five of
our men became sick. We «sked Mr.
Tuoma* for eoine mediciue. His answer
was that he would give us som- as boom as
the meaicine chest came ashore. Several
days we waited, but no medicine did we
get. Then we a«ked again, and Mr.
Thomas to d us the meaicine chest was
broken. That was the excuse he gave. All
lie had wa.< some pain-killer, and every
time we got a dose of that he charged us
25cent3 for if. Every time after hat when
we would ask him to provide us with medi
cine he would tell us that s.>ni« would ar
rive on the mail steamer iroin Sao Fran
cisco and that we would have to wail for
it. The mail steamer, however, never
came until the day we left Karluk.
"Seeing that we could get no medicine
from Mr. Thomas we wont to Samuel
Matthews, the superintendent of the Kar
luk Packing Company and Mr. Matthews
let ns have whatever we wanted freely.
"It was understood thai we -bouid do
all kinds of work until and after the fisli
ing season, which we did. We were to do
beach work, build the cannery and con
struct a breakwater, all of which we did,
and according to our agreement we were
to recmve the same w;iees as were Dald by
the Karluk Packing Company.
"A'ter we had worked twenty days we
learned that the Kirluk Packing Company
was paying $12 50 a thousand fjgli and $40
a month for work other than fishing, SI 50
a day being paid for beach work. So we
wen: on a strike for the same wages. As
a result he came to ns nnd agreed by a
written contract to give us the same wages
as were paid by the other company. VV«
therefore went back to work.
"In about a mouth some of our gang be
gan saving the contract was no good. We
went to Mr. Thomas and he told us it was
"However, when we were paid off here,
we did not receive within $20 each of
what we supposed we 9houl<l get. We got
only 5163, after waiting four days.
whereas we should have received accord
ing to our calculations $181 each. The
difference is accounted for in the fact that
Mr. Thonms allowed us only for every
daj we worked, at $1 50 a day, docking us
for every day we diil not work. When we
submitted our contract to our lawyer, C.
T. Sullivan, he told us tbat it was all one
sided—in Mr. Tho as' favor— and that
we could do nothing.
"We worked up to October 9. Two
months we spent in the cannery. Tl c
ga g I belonged tn t of twenty-one Porto*
guese, caught 78,000 fish. The pack of th«
company for the season amounted to 17,0 JO
State University Glee Club.
The opening concert in the members'
course of the San Francisco Young Men's
Christian Association taxes place to-mor
row evening, at 8 o'clock, in their hall,
232 Suttor srert, and will De given by the
Mate U.-iivrrsity Glee Club. Evening
educational classes open this week, com
mencing with class in mathematics, this
eveulne at 8 o'clock.
Smiley the Evangelist.
There will be no nieeiltn: at the Chris
tian Union Mission to-nicht as Evangelist
Smiley will hold service at the Howard
Presbyterian Church, Mission street, be
tween Third »nd Four'b. Mr. Smiley will
be at tbe mission on Thanksgiving day.
San Bernardino, Oct. 31.— 1n tne Fashion
stake* for S:in Bernardino County brad colts of
1892, for a purse of (1200, run to-day at Cole's
racetrack. Gazelle wou first money In two
stiHitjiK lients, sir Glid second. Tinn', 2:34—
In trie Kenolstoa stake!*, purse $500, San
Bernardino bied colts of 1891. Conteuto won
first, ihtid and fourth hear* and first money,
Kittle Crocker secoud. lime, 2:29Vi— 2:33—
2:3oy a .
THE MORNING CALL, SAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1893.
A ROARIN' GAME.
Scotchmen Plan a Curl
PLAYED IN SUNSET CITY.
New Subscriptions Received at Head
quarters Yesterday— More Coun
ties Heard From.
A grand gathering of veteran Scottish
sports is being arranged in connection
with the Midwinter Fair. Hundreds of
Scotchmen in this city and vicinity are
interested in the plan to bold a curling
bonspiel on the ic9 rink, for which a con
cession has been granted to Donaldson &
Curling has been popular in Scotland
for the last three centuries and Is a dis
tinctly Scottish pastime. Robert Burns
immortalized it as "too roarin' same,"
from the noise made by the curling stone
as it alides along the rink. It is played
only on ice and is a game for points in
which there la abundant opportunity for
great dexterity. The stones are runde of
granite, circular in form, with a six-incli
concave on * the top and bottom. They
weigh from thirty-five to fifty pounds, are
from thirty to thirty-six inches in ciicum-
THE SKIP AT THE TEE -"SWEEP HER UP."
ference, tbe height being about one-eighth
of the girth.
On a rink 42 yards long the game is
played. At either end is the tee, from
which the player starts the stone, the ob
ject being to sei.d it as near as possible to
the tee at the other extremity of the rink.
A ring of seven-feet radius \* drawn on
ihe ice arouud the tee. The stones which
settle within this circle count one pomt
each when all bave curled in turn. A
stone reposing near tbe tee may be dis
placea, however, by the succeeding player.
All laggard stones that manifest a pig
like indoienc? and do nit pass tbe well
named hog score, which is drawn at a dis
tance of one-sixth tbe rink from eacb tee,
are removed as obstructing cumberers of
the rink. The movement of the heavy
curline-stones wears away the ice, form
ing a sort of crushed lc», and this retards
the movement of the stone. If it appeors
that a stone will stop short of the tee the
friendly players brush awar tbe impeding
ice with brooms with which each is armed.
Matches are played with numerous com
petitors formed into rinks of four players
on a side, two stones being used by each
playfr. The first man to send a stone
flying down tbe rink does the least im
portant work of the four. Then follows
the second pl-.yer. the male playing tnird
and the skip fourth. Tbe members of the
opposing aide ß play alternately
At first the game is remarkably simple,
the player endeavoring to top tbe tee and
his immediate opponent having a similar
object in view.
During the progress of the game, when
one, two or more stones have been well
planted, the supporters of those who so
placed them are directed by their skip
ratber to guard its winning stones than to
venture too near at the risk of injuring
their position. On the other hand the tac
tics of the opposing party consist in ef-
THE CURLING-RINK AND A STONE.
forts to knock off the guards, dislodge the
well-planted stones and get their own still
be'ter placed where the latter is possible.
It sometimes happens tbat the stone
nearest the tee is so well protected that it
cannot be touched directly and can only
be removed by an ingenious master-strike,
technically called inringing, whereby
■•■ sione is sent in an oblique direction to
hit the winner, and to become Itself the
winner in turn. Critical stages in the
game are periods of great excitement, and
not even the bagpipes so arouse Scottish
enthusiasm as a closely contested curling
Tbe game is also extensively played In
Canada, where there are over 100 curling
clubs, scattered througb the various pr<>v
" Working Girls,
Are your cheeks pale ?
" Your eyes dull, and step
"Does your back and side
ache sometimes terribly ?
Are you at # times faint and
dizzy, with pain in the lower
part of your stomach ?
" Do you watch the clock, and
wish the day would end, as you
y»e23B==2Err\. feel ill, and so
/ jßojjB&S\ tj red - If SO,
/ irfp^W \ listen! Stand-
pWi ** V l^* all day,
I S fj£ & week in and
\\E *** / week out, you
I. --V^ 'S&'JisjLh ay c slow]
%|3gN»i|f drifted into
#j3S§aBPJ% woman's great
:'^?fflltf^ enemy, di s -
placement of the womb.
" That or some other derange-
ment of the organ, causing ir-
regularity and other troubles.
"Take warning in time!
Lydia E. Pinkhams Vegetable
Compound is the surest and
safest remedy in the world for
you." Miss Sallie Palmer,
Juniata St., Nice town, Pa.
- ' All druggists sell it. Address in confidence,
Lydia K. Pinkn am Mkd. Co., ? Lynn, Mas*.
Mrs. rinlrh&m's Liver Pills, 26 cents.
:■:.,■: -, fell HiUoWe
inces. Every year the leadins clubs of the
different districts meet at Ottawa to com
pete for i nzes offered by the Governor-
General. The best trained clubs are those
nt Montreal, Toronto, Halifax. Ottawa,
Pictou, New Glasgow and Quebec.
Among the old curlers now living in
this pity who nave played the game in
Scntlflnd or Canada are Donald G. C. Mc-
Kay. D. M. Fraser. Donald Call, D. R.
McNeill, Archibald Lnurason, Barry
Mackay, John Mclntosh, D. A. MacKenn.
George Harris, Duncan McDonald, Alex
ander Morrison, Hugh MacLeod.
The cash receipts yesterday amounted
to $364 75, making fie total moneys re
ceived to date $241,229 26. Although the
sum taken in was much smaller than on
previous days, some good news was re
ceived in the line of promised subscrip
tions, good when called for. There were
several new subscriptions for considerable
amounts and a number of additions to
donations already made.
The marine insurance people, who did
not join with the fire companies at the
time of the subscription by the Pacific
Insurance Uniun, put thpir names down
for $2200. The life insurance agents have
agreed to do something handsome at an
early date. The San Francisco Gas ( om
pany subscribed i'2o'M yesterday. The
PaMfic Gas Company signed the list for
82000. Of the latter amount $1000 will be
given In coin and the balance in illumina
ting gas. E. . I. Baldwin subscribed $1500,
the YVbite House doubled its original
donation of $1500, the City of Paris added
| $250 to its first gift of $500, and Louis
Sioss & Co., who some time ago subscribed
3500, n^w raise that amount to $1000.
A letter has b^nn received from Nina and
I Edith Young, 318 Jessie street, contribu
ting £15 30, wtiicli is 60 uer cent of the pro
ceeds of a. children's bazaar held in the
cellar of the Young residence recently.
The executive committee is now con
' sideriug a plan for the establishment of a
grand court of counties, around which the
central county buildings would be grouped.
The site contemplated for this architec
tural group is in Hie twent.\-acre annex
south of the south drive, where there is
room for half a dozen large structures.
The Alameda County Commissioners in
terviewed the committee yesterday regard
ing a separate buildii.g for ;heir county.
They intend to erect a building for which
a space 100 feet square will tie necessary.
The Commissioners have agreed, in addi
tion to the cumulative display, ro make a
good exhibit in Horticultural Sail.
■ J. D. Hoffman and W. A. Daegett, the
Sao Joaquin County executive officers for
the fair. were at headquarters yesterday,
asking for at least 4000 feet for the county
exhibit. In another part of the building
they desire to make an additional display
of harvesting 'implements. Th«\v visited
Sunset City subsequently, looking for a
site for ihe proposed joint county building.
The Governors of Montana and Penn
sylvania have written to Governor Mark
ham, stating that the citizen* of their re
spective -States would- co-operate in con
tributing to the success of the California
The executive committee has accepted
thfl proposition of Colonel Daniel Boone.
the lion-tamer and auimal-tiainer. to ereai
a building in which to give exhibitions
with his trained lions and tigers.
The following letter received from the
executive committee of the fair by the
organized carpenters of this city is self
To the Executive Committee of Orgnr,iz»d
Carpenters, >«« Franci*co. < 'a l.— <. knti.k-
MEk: Your favor of October 20. Inclosing
resolutions passed at a joint meeting of car
penter unions of B;tu Kmoclmo, lias been re
ceived, aud the resolutions have been duly
considered by the committee. We are of
opinion thr.t we have done ail we could in the
line of attempting to reconcile the views of the
Carpenters' Union with those of the exposition
management and of the public In connection
with this matier, and there remains now noth
ing for u« to do but to place your r solutions on
tile In this office. Ynuis re»pectfullv. :
R. B. Mitchell. Acting President.
TO HER HUSBAND'S AID.
The Wife of Martin D. Howcll Finds
Again Mrs. Martin D. Howe'.l, whose in
herited estate has become so badly in
cnmb»red through her unfortunate marital
relations, lias come to her husband's as
sistance, atni has procured three well
known Stockton property-owners to act
hs sureties to the $10,000 bond which he
has to furnish to the United states Dis
To do so she lias bad to secure the
bondsmen, and n number of Instruments
df conveyance were acknowledged by .Mr.
and Mr«. H'>well yesterday, after the
sureties signed She bond.
The dpw bondsmen are Alonzo W.
Rhodes, Monroe D. Easton and Sydney W.
Newell, the fust named qualifying in he
sum of $10,000 aud the last two in $5000
each. The bond will probably be ap
At a late hour last night an elderly man
was seen forcing an entrance into the too!
--«hop on Fair's property at Baker and
Beach streets. Special Officer Rogers,
drawing his revolver, ordered the man to
surrender. In sonic manDer the weap v
was discharged and the old man fell
mounded in the head. He was taken to
Dr. Finney's office, corner of Union and
Fillmore street?, where the. bullet was ex
tract pd. The old nian, who w;is taken to
the Receiving Hospital for further treat
ment, was identified as John Clarke, well.
known to the police as a petty thief. He
was charged with burglary. The wound
is not dangerous.
Dick Ward's Trial.
The trial of Richard Ward, the jockey
who killed John Kelly at the Bay Dlsirict
track in July last, on a charge of insanity,
was cnntinund by Judge Daingerfield ye»
terdiiy unti this morning, on the motion of
Attorney Smith, the riefendant'9 c unsel,
who askad for more time in which to pre
pare his case.
A Prize-Winner Gets a Prize.
Chicago, (M. 31 — Sturte.baker Bros, of
this city have sold the carrmge and harness,
valued Ht $2500 eacli. 'hat received the
highest award at the World's Fair, to Mr.
Stachelberg, the celebrated ciuar manu
facturer of New York, whose exhibit also
received tbe highest award
Confidence Is Restored by
FOREIGN CAPITAL COMING.
Banking Men Give Their Opinions
on the Silver Repeal Bill and
Financiers and bankers felt that a load
bad been lifted from their shoulders yes
terday by the silver repeal bill. Their
conversation almost unanimously assumed
a hopeful tone that clearly betrayed new
conn'dence in themselves and the people.
"It is the dawn of a new and better era,"
said one of them significantly.
A 9 a rule the men who preside over the
destinies of San Francisco's banking in
stitutions accept tbe repeal as a ten- fit to
fiuanre, industry and commerce. How
ever, there is some divergence of opinion,
and that principally toward a belief that
the bill is at least a step in the right direc
tion. Those who hold this opinion are not
backward in expressing it as a conviction,
au.i also that the tariff be either left alone,
or tariff reform definitely settled belorethe
country c an feel a full clow of prosperity.
"The repeal bill took nobody by sur
prise," said the president of the German
Savings Bank. "We knew what was
coming, and it was discounted a week ago.
It will have an excellent effect. For in
stance, it will bring out a great deal of
gold from safe-deposit vaults ana stock
ings, or wherever gold is hoarded. People
were afraid and kept money hidden away
until the repeal bill would be passed. Tbe
effect on savings banks is this: money
will be deposited because people know
they will be paid back in gold coin instead
of a depreciated currency, which would
hav6 been the case with silver on its old
basis. The banks will be able to
realize easily on securities on Recount of
an inevitable flow of money from foreign
countries into the United Slates for in
vestment here. It will restore confidence
to a large extent. We are glad to see re
"I think It will have a very beneficial
effect," said I. W. Bellman, president of
the Nevada Bank. "It will tend to re
store c nS<ience, which \* wanted more
than anything else now. If the bill had
not been repealed we might have exported
a good deal of gold, and the reverse is now
the case. One million dollar* left London
yesterday for New York. 1 think foreign
erf, frighlened that we would pay their
investments in silver, art* now satisfied
they will be paid in cold and they will
make large investments here again.
"I believe now If the tariff is judiciously
reformed by next spring we'll have very
grind limes in the United States.
"Repeal can only affect us beneficially
locally as far as I can see. In our exports
people will buy more of our produce and
we will get better prices for it. With
BtaftDHtion existing all over the country it
couldn't be expected much business would
be done. Tliis is changed now and prices
ought to be better. 1 aui satis
fied that the money market, b.y con
templation of repeal. was KPttine
easier. Money Is easier. Our banks
have not taken advantage of the strin
gency, luterest is not high here, and none
of the commercial backs refuse to accom
modate clients. Relative values between
gold and silver remain the same. Money
bas not been more plentiful for a long time
than at present. I'm firmly of the opinion
that silver will bring a better price with ut
legislation than with it. Supply and de
mand will control its value, i believe in a
double standard, but that can only be ar
ranged in thfl monetary conference be
tween the nations, and I hope that later
on something will be done to form this
"The main thing to get out of the way is
the tariff,'' Mil Thowias Browu, cashier of
the California Bank.
"Manufacturers are stopped up and don't
know what to d« In its present unsettled
state. The ret e«tl bill will make securities
better, and the natural tendency will be a
further depreciation of sliver. Iv the last
few days it has declined 4 cents, and what
the uhimate effect may be is only a mere
"Congress has delayed this matter too
l'-ng to do any good," >aid P. N. Lilientbal
of the Angle-California Bank. "I think
it will fall flat. Money Is easy enough.
New York only once before held a larger
reserve in excess of legal requirements
than to-day, and that was in 1885."
"ltspeal will restore confidence," was
"I don't know what will absolutely do
it, but one of the most important factors
will be decisive action on the tariff, either
putting an alteration into force or stipu
lating not to touch tariff for two years.
Kepeal has had the effect of making silver
very sick ; it la down to 68 to-day and will
be 65 in January.
"U> never can have » return to pros
perity here until the tariff question is set
rled. Ii is one of the matters that trouble
our manufacturers and importer*. Money
is accumulating in London and New York
and is extremely cheap, being about 12 per
ccn I per annum. Thiugsare easing up."
"For present purposes it bet ers the sit
uation materially," said Lovell White,
pushier of the San Franjcisco Savings
Union, "and thai by restoring confidence.
"Even here money was locked up on ac
count of the silver scare. European
money was drawing out because foreign
investors cot afraid they would be paid in
silver. This has been eoing on for years.
During the crisis attempts were made to
secure European money for use here in
loans on rent estate, but no contracts to
loan here would be made till the stiver
question was disposed of. Only for it
large loans would have been made by
local banks to help the situation. Taxes
are due this current month, and savins*
banks must make provisions for payment
of dividends in January in an unusual de
gree. Prudent bankers are mak ng prep
arations for dividends on a large scale, and
this will prevent loaning till about Febru
ary. Repeal will restore confidence, take
money out of tho safe deposits, and we re
gard it hs final thm the pressure on savings
banks will be removed on this ncc<>unL"
The Wachusett to Unload Here.
The wooden ship Wacbusett, Captain
Williams, sprang a leak on the 26th ult.
and was compelled to take refuge in this
port in distress. Her cargo of coal from
N.inaimo, B. C, was consigned to John
R"Senfeld's Sons at San Pedro.
The Treasury Depurtmeni lias therefore
permitted her to discharge her cargo hern
and the bark Geaeral Fairchild, wnich has
a cargo for the same consignees, but at
thU destination, to take her cargo to San
Pedro in lieu. .
Richabps & Co.. drucgists, 40G-8 Clay. •
Plymouth Church. - Hey. William Kin
eaid, D.D., of New York City will speak at Fly
rnouih Conureptioual Church this evening at
half past 7 o'clock on "Hie Future or Our
Countiy." Admission free and everyboay lv-
ANGER with Balmy,
CANCER with Balmy, ■
wL M & Rheumatism Soothing Oils.
MR Ell NO KXIFE or TACTIC
* H » UnCU BUKXING pla^tkrs
USED, AND* LITTLE
i __ OR NO PAIN.
We eliminate all cancerous, ; calomel \ and
rheumatic poison from the system. '-
THE ONLY PhRFLCI CANCER CORE.,
V* c are the originators. Took out for imita-
| tors. Consultation costs nothing. :
DR. EUGENE BUELL,
McAllister AND LARKIN streets, S. F.
■ ':| no! 3m Wehn
A modern Department Store
Ours is a strictly cash business. We do not
credit a living soul. The receiptsor one day are
Invested In bareralns for the next. In ten years
there has not been such a slump in values in the
New York Mart. The biggest and most solid
manufacturers have been obliged to raise money
through forced sales. The banks were exhausted
and could not assist further. We were on the spot
with our tempting bag or gold, which was seized
with the eagerness that a man dying of thirst
.rasps at a drop or water. Only department stores
who sell for cash are in a position to lay down
their gold and nictate terms to the man who most
have it or seek seclusion in the Sheriff's gold.
We will surprise you with our prices, astonish
you with our qualities. Three buyers unite in
their selection, and as three heads know more
than one they should be prime in style and price,
constantly bettering our wares and reducing
54-inch wide All-wool Hop-sacking Checks, down-
town it would be a leader at SI 2&.
64-lnch wide All-wool Chevrons, fancy weaves,
all colors, value at $1 50.
40-inch All-wool. Silk and Wool, Two Tone Im-
ported Novelties, new weaves and colorings,
will ask you t'i for them downtown.
Our qualities and.prices will induce you to come
out to us— ll to »5 saved on a pattern— s4-inch
French Broadcloth, decidedly the best value
In town by 50' c a yard.
58-tnch All-wool "Cravenette," is waterproof and
will not spot, in navy and blacK, worth f 6 a
yard, nothing finer at any price, 6 yards a suit.
Am r 'p'Tcen'fo'r
_l-lncb wide all-silk black FAILLE FRANCAISE'
satin finish and way under value.
31-inch wide all-Silk FAILLE FKANCAISE. black
and full-line colots. best you ever bought for
22-inch wile CHRTSTAL SILKS, In colors and
changeable effects, cannot be replaced for 9--
We are sailing out ■ some drives in silks pur-
chased for cash from the most demoralized ->llk
market New York has ever seen. Don't buy SI
worth before seeing our stock. We have the best
values ever placed before a customer.
For the fall ana winter season is full or new
lde.isurall kinds. In addition to its many fea-
tures there Is a very complete line or holiday
goods, toys, etc., shown. Send for one. We will
be able to save you considerable on all your pur-
chases. No charge for mailing.
THE MAZE. !
Cor. " Market,- Taylor and Golden Gate Aye. I
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11 uW JiUlllu
i^fwsi jfstil^ 1 HEATER
VsB 'II I M lekHl i«wlkY>l BRIGHTEST, EEST
§*•" AND CHEAPEST.
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EYE. EAR, THROAT.
RESUMES PRACTICE NOV. 1.
54, 55, 56, 57, Chronicle Building.
ARE YOU MARRIED?
*-y It is the small annoyances, like a lost collar-
■" *&$ button, that fret and worry. Sour milk, over
• G^jl^lfS m ght; no milkman in the morning; no cream
P for the coffee ; no milk for the baby. The
I lj^ Gail Borden
IH# Eagle Brand
1 1 (V 7 - Condensed Milk is always ready for use. Use
5 jrjj£&' or tea » con<ee an^ chocolate ; for ice cream,
g &^~ summer drinks and general cooking purposes.
6 This country Is full of fat, healthy babies, raised on the Eagle brand.
oc3o MoWeFr 6tn
GEO. H. FULLER DESK CO,
638 and 640 Mission Street.
se9 tJaMoWe 2p
THE PALACE HOTEL OCCUPIES AN ENTIRE
1 block in tbe center or Sao Francisco." It Is the
model i hotel or tbe world. Fire and earthquake
proof. - Has nine elevators. Every room •Is large,
light and airy.? The ventilation is perfect. , A b.ith
and closet adjoin every room. All rooms are easy
of access from broad, light corridors. v The c--nt r.il '
•ourt. illuminated by eleetrio light. Its immense
glass roof, broad baleoniei. carriage- way and trop- 1
ical plants are features hitherto unknown in Amer-
ican hotels. Guests »nt ruined en eltber the Amer-
ican or European plan, Th» restaurant the finest,
ilntbeelty. Secure room* In advance by. tele-
graphing. THIS fAUCE OTEI-, :
' lit -■ ■' ■ " B»n_Francl«cp. Cal.
nniIAUPA FORB BAKERS
tKßcll^»!Er*^4 bootblacks, bath - houses
BllllUTl EaW bilUard - tables, brewers,
I book- binders, candy-makers, canners. dyers, flour-
in tils, foundries, laundries, paper-hangers, print-
ers, painters, shoe faetorles.subleinen. tax-roofers,
tanners, tailors, etc. ; , >\ y
151CU \NAN BROS., ;..; :
Brush Manufacturers. 609 Sacramento at.
oc!7 WeFrSu 2ptf
A Modern Department Store.
WHY WE ARE WHAT WE ARE.
We came here two years ago unknown and un-
heralded. It will not be denied that in this short
space of time we are as well II not better known
than any house In town. It was tnrougb the merit
of our wares, our prices, our methods that we ac-
complished the result. We nave racinties that
others do not possess. We can, we do sell goods
| of aslmilar quality less than any other concern
We are content with a less ratio or profit. Wo
turn our stock ottener, we do more business (and
for cash) than any house of our years in tue
Cnited States. Come to us with confidence— wo
will never abuse it, and treat you better than any
From the big Wiikesbarre-Bromley Sale. Don't
stop after reading this notice. Come up and be
agreeably surprise i. We haven't Hair-stated
the value or beauty of these Curtains. You
won't duplicate these Curtains again in a lire-
Lot 1— 51.50.
100 pairs. 3V, yards long. 54 inches wide, he ivy
border ecru net, not again for 92 50.
100 pairs 3% yards lontr by 48 inches wiae, fancy
mesh, chrysantnemnm pattern, ecru net, never
again under $'. bo.
100 pairs 3Vi yards long by 48 inches wide, fan-
palm border, Doint d'esprlt center, Brussels
effect, never again under *3.
Lot 4— 51.98.
400 pairs of assorted widths 3V. yards long, 50 to
64 inches wide, in white or ecru all over de-
signs. Brussels fancy floral designs and netvy
side border, renaissance patterns, never again
under $3 50.
60 pairs 4 yards ioug. 60 Inches wide, extra large
white pauel Curtains, taped ail round, bear*
floral border. Goddess ot Flowers and floral
scenes in relief, surrounded by heavy border
forming the center pauel. a $5 piece will
never buy again.
50 pairs Swiss Laoe Curtains, 3' ;, yards ions? 48
inches wide, never again under $4.
Lot 7— 53,50.
100 pairs Colby Lace Effects, 3U yards long, fi
inches wide, never again unuer $5 SO.
Lot 8— 54.25.
200 pairs Irish Point Effects, very heavy aprilWjue
patterns, ecru or white. Sifa yards long, oi
inches wide, worth again $7 50.
Lot 9— 54.98.
! 100 pairs Brussels Effects, latest design!
yard* long. 66 inches wine, another time
*7 50. These are tne greatest value i any
Is a pleasure when done through a firm havine the
proper facilities, our catalogue fur fall and win-
ter is nnw out. It is the largest and most coin-
plet* booK on the coast. Have you received one?
If not send us your name and you'll have it at
I once. No charge.
• THE MAZE,
I Market, Taylor and Golden Gate Avenue.
THIS MONTH AT GREAT
Tapestry Brussels, 55c to 90c,
Sewed and laid, including the highest grades.
Linoleum, 60c to 95c,
Laid, including heaviest grade.
ALL OTHER GOODSJN PROPORTION.
ALEX. M.CKIT & SON,
715 Market Street.
se'^ MoWes»2p tf
To Clean Brick Sewers.
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE BOARD OB
Supervisors of the city and county of Sao
Francisco, October 31, 1893.
In accordance with Resolution No. 9236 (Thirtf
Series) of the Board of Supervisors bids will b«
received In open session of the board on MON-
DAY AFTKK^OON, November 6, 1893, from 3 t<
2:30 o'clock, to clean the brick sewers wittiin tti«
district hounded by Fourteenth, Eighteenth. Mis
slon and N--w Channel streets, including the sew
ers in said streets
The silt taken from the sewers to be remove.'
from tbe streets, toe estimated quantity of said
»ilt being about 3000 cubic yards.
Notice. — Bidders will state a price per cubU
yard for which the above work will be done In
conformity with Section N0.3'245 of the Political
Code, tbe silt removed to De measured In th«
vehicle or transportation and to be the DroDerti
of tbe contractor. »™«vi>n.j
The party to whom the contract la awarded wll
be reouired. priur to or at toe time of the execu
tlon or the contract, to pay the cost of advertlslm
this and a former notice or October 10 1991 in
three daily newspapers. ' v
In order to preserve uniformity and to fscilltat.
the award the beard has resolved to receive n<
bids unless made upon blank forms prepared dj
the commi.tee. and i certified check for tde sun
of $500. deposited by the bidder with and roaui
payable to tne clerk or the board, conditioned 1
the proposal be accepted and the contract award
cd. ana ir the bidder snail fall or neglect to cxc
cute a written agreement and (five the requlrec
bond witbin six days after, the sum snail be paw
into tbe city »iid county treasury by said clerk a,
liquidated damages for failure and neglect.
hi i nka furnished i.y tbe olerk.
The board reserves tbe right to reject all bids 1
the public good to require.
oc3l 6t JNO. A. RUSSELL, Clerk.