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CALL (Dally and Weekly), Taclflc States Adver
tising Bureau, lthinelander building, Rose and
Duatie _:■•••• New York.
MONDAY MARCH 4, 1895
Bond th« city.
L' us go lorward. a
Improvements cost money, but they are
Congress will complete its monumental
This is a good day to begin patronizing
Congress goes, but the Legislature stays
with its attaches.
The miner who has a right to a mine has
a right to work it.
If we cannot wake up the Silurians we
can shake them up.
We may not have an extra session, but
we ought to have it.
The new San Francisco must be an im- !
proved San Francisco. \
People who cannot see the offensiveness
of the sewers can smell it.
Municipal improvements will make way
for private improvements.
The sugar men will get their bounty, but
the wool men are still in the cold.
The fault with this Legislature is that it
neglects leaders to follow misleaders.
If we must have the attaches, let us at
least be rid of the useless commissions.
To develop a fully diversified industry
we must support small shops as well as big
Bimetallism, the Nicaragua canal and
the repeal of the income tax await the next
Experience will have to knock an ex
travagant legislator silly in order to make
Now that Grover has Congress off his
hands he can spit on them and go to saw
Buy nothing of foreign manufacture if
you can possibly get a California article to
take its place.
City extension in San Francisco must
take the shape of extended streets, sewers
The only oppressive thing now on the
horizon is the bulky corporosity of the
To advance in the direction of sewer im
provement it is only necessary for a man
to follow Lis nose.
Democratic destruction has reached the
limit, and the next thing will be Republi
There is still a chance for retrenchment
at Sacramento, but the extravagators are
not taking chances. .
By reviving hydraulic mining we would
liberate the gold that would revive in
dustry all over the Union.
The Democratic nomination for the
Vice-Presidency in 1886 is very busily
seeking even a suggestion just now.
Men of this generation will never see a
tariff-tinker Congress again nor hear of
free trade, except as a college lecture.
Governor Budd may not be able to knock
out extravagance, but he might reach it
one on the kidney with a veto message.
The meeting of the next Republican Na
tional Convention is a long way off, but it
is none too early to begin the fight for it.
The saying of Mrs. Hetty Green, "Let us
have more money and less wind," would
make a good motto to hang up in sight of
the State Solons.
New streets and new sidewalks will make
way for the construction of new buildings,
providing work for the unemployed and
homes for the people.
After the construction of the competing
road, a Railroad Commission will be of no
more use in regulating freights and fares
than a spike" team of donkeys.
In nominating a candidate for Mayor of
Chicago, the Prohibitionists of that city
probably intended it less for publication
than as an evidence of good faith.
The complex issues now awaiting solu
tion afford a great opportunity for states
manship, and fortunately the Republican
party has leaders that are equal to it.
The reopening of the mining industry
would give employment to thousands, and
lead to the opening up of other industries
that would give employment to tens of
The career of Congressman Wilson does
not afford a hopeful augury for his work
as Postmaster-General. Destructive states
manship has been his forte in the past, and
we will be fortunate at the close of his
term if there is such a thing as a home
made postage stamp left in the country.
The New York Legislature is consider
ing a bill to provide whipping as a punish
ment for wife-beaters and'all persons who
"commit a felony accompanied by the in
fliction of pain or suffering on the person
of another." The bill is strongly sup
ported and is very likely to become a law.
One of the differences between American
and British journalism is shown in the
fact that the London Electrical Engineer
summed up a report of the Brooklyn
strike by saying, "A full report of the pro
ceedings will doubtless be found in our
contemporaries." Imagine an American
paper referring readers to its contempo
raries for the news! ' 77" '
Reformer Goff of Lexow Committee
fame is not making a good record in office,
for, according to the New York Sun, he
has smuggled in as a subpena-server an
all-around rascal and green-goods swindler
named Applegate, now under indictment
for larceny. He has appointed as his per
sonal attendant Tom Kearney, tough and
divekeeper, also under indictment, who
once jumped his bail, and has chosen as his
mouthpiece in defense of his grab bill one
Evans, a man of bad reputation, awaiting
tiial for felonious assault.
THE VOICE OP THE PRESS.
It has been to us a source of more than
ordinary satisfaction to be able to publish
; day after day words of approval and com
mendation from the press of the State
upon our course in separating legitimate
journalism from coupon schemes, lottery
advertising and all the multitude of those
current abominations which, in the terse
and expressive language of the streets, are
summed up in the word "fakes."
Our satisfaction in these approving words
j is in no degree mixed with any element of
unexpectedness. We never had any doubt
of what the voice of the press would be.
The great majority of American editors
believe in legitimate journalism. They
strive with more or less success to attain
its highest ideals, and never deviate from
it even under the pressure of a popular j
craze without laying plans to return to it
as soon as the public mind gets back to its
normal condition and values a newspaper
for its own worth and not for some give
away that may be connected with it. 7 7- 1
We have published the approving words j
therefore mainly in order that the public
might read and learn what the press of the
State thinks and preaches on this subject.
The popular mind is so often deceived fri
regard to journalism by the fake papers
that it is sometimes led to believe that all
or nearly all newspapers are equally irre
sponsible. The comments which we have
published, however, too, will go far to give
the public a truer conception of the real
aims of the press, and it is from that fact
we have derived satisfaction in publishing
Legitimate journalism is indeed the only
journalism for America. No other can
long exist among a people who have such
a highly developed intelligence and are so
broadly educated. The very sentiment
and sense that have made lotteries impos- j
sible in law will make any advertising of !
them impossible in respectable ; newspa- j
pers. They must go. The coupon i
schemes, the drawings for town lots and ;
mousetraps, the "take-in dodges," the
"give-away snaps" and fakes of all kinds
must go with them. In short, the faker
must be a faker and the journalist must be
a journalist. This truth practiced by the ;
Call is preached and practiced also by all !
those men who are extending the influ
ence of the American press and making it j
even more respected and honored than it I
ever was before.
BOND THE CITY.
Bond the city for the welfare of the city.
, Borrow $5,000,000 and begin public im
provements. The sewers, the streets and
the sidewalks are unworthy of our civiliza
tion. Badly devised, badly constructed
and badly maintained, their condition is a
disgrace to the city and a menace to health.
To put them into a fair condition will re
quire improvements amounting practically
to reconstruction. That will cost money.
The money cannot be raised at once by tax
ation. The only way open therefore is to
bond the city.
We are well aware that the proposition
to bond the city will startle from their
slumbers all the Silurians. They will arise
chattering and jabbering after their kind.
This, however, is not a matter to be re
gretted. It is a good thing to wake the
Silurians up once in a while and make
them take notice of what is going on. It is
time for them as well as for every other i
citizen to see that the sewer system is in- j
adequate and the sewers are foul; that the I
street-paving is incomplete and much of
what exists is a relic of the barbarism of
the cobblestone; that the gutters are not
well made nor kept clean, and, finally, that
the sidewalks exhibit in many places about
every abomination of sidewalk construction '
and destruction that has ever been devised !
by ignorance or brought about by neglect, j
It matters little, however, whether or j
not the Silurians wake up to the condition ;
of the city and the proposition to improve !
it by issuing bonds. It is to the progress
ive element of the people we appeal, and
on that element we rely not for approval I
merely, but for cordial support. Every
intelligent citizen knows if we would have
San Francisco keep pace with cities of :
equal size and opportunities we must
carry forward our public work with vigor j
and energy. Municipal development is i
largely dependent on municipal govern- I
ment. Individual endeavor cannot do
everything. Sewers, streets and sidewalks :
must be laid in order that private enter- \
prise may have scope to extend its work ;
and construct its buildings.
It is not repair work only that is needed. i
New streets, new sewers and new side- I
walks are required. San Francisco as a |
growing and expanding city rhust have j
her streets and sewers pushed forward into I
new districts. Improvements of this kind |
will be profitable in every respect. They
will make opportunities for new edifices,
thereby giving work to all the building I
trades, as well as providing new homes for I
the people and increasing the taxable
wealth of the citj*.
To effect these great benefits it is cer
tainly worth while to bond the city for
$5,000,000. The subject is one of the most j
important that can engage the attention of j
the Chamber of Commerce, the Half- *
million Club and other progressive organi- ;
zations. The surest way to increase the !
population, add value to real estate and
augment business, is to improve the city
and raise all its public work to the stand
ard of true metropolitan excellence.
REMEMBER THE MINES.
I In the growing revival of industry,
bringing with it on every side a demand
for new railroads, new factories and new
undertakings of every sort and variety, he
is but an indifferent Californian who does
not at times look beyond the cities and the
valleys to the mountain ranges, where gold
lies hidden, and, resolve within himself
that along with the revival of industry
elsewhere there shall be a revival of indus
try there also, and that the mines once
more, through the labors of the miners,
shall scatter their golden revenues over all
California owes much to the miners and
the Nation owes much. Both the State
and the Nation owe them at least the right
to work their mines and profit by their in
dustry and the treasure it obtains. Excuse
it how we may or on what grounds we
may, the suppression of hydraulic mining
was a crime committed in the name of law.
If it is wrong to rob a man of his property,
is it not wrong to deprive him of the use of
it, to forbid him to improve it, to prevent
him from profiting hy it, to deny him its
usufruct and to leave him nothing but the
barren possession of a profitless claim?
The gold mines of California have never
been developed. They have hardly been
exploited. Modern science will find pay
! gravel where the placer system of mining
could not earn a grub stake. Give our
miners a chance to employ their energies
i along the lines of improved methods and
they will revive the golden days with an
augmented revenue. Old El Dorado has gold
enough in her mighty mountains to enrich
the State, and in all her sister mining dis
tricts along the mother lode are treasures
not less precious than hers.
All industries depend on money; the
trade of the world is stagnant for the lack
of money. Factories in cities and farms
THE MORNING CALL, SAX FRANCISCO^ MONDAY, MARCH 4, 1895.
in the valleys are awaiting the coming of
gold in order to be profitable to their own
ers. Capital is timid and labor is unem
ployed because of the gold famine. In
dustry lags and enterprise halts because of
the dearth of the great metal which alone
is money since silver has been stricken
down and deprived of its rightful function.
Reopen the mining industry, therefore,
and you reopen all industries. One per
cent of the profits that would result to
California and to the United States from
the revival of hydraulic mining would de
fray all the cost of caring for the rivers
and the valleys. It is an easy feat of en
gineering to impound the debris or sweep
it away. Nothing is needed but money.
Let the State and the Nation supply that
money at the start, and the mines .will re
pay it a hundred fold in the end.
THE TRANS-SIBERIAN ROAD.
In an interesting article in yesterday's
I Call on the trans-Siberian railroad Frank
G. Carpenter enlarges upon the commer
cial and industrial future held out by that
j enterprise. It penetrates a country rich in
i natural resources. There are great iron
• deposits at various points where factories
■, will spring up. There are rich gold mines,
I not only in the Ural Mountains dividing
; Europe from Asia, but also in Eastern
| Siberia. There are great areas of fertile
j soil and abundant timber. Mr. Carpenter
| predicts that the road will build up an em
j pire in Southern Siberia. He expects that
: it will carry the bulk of the Chinese ex
j ports of teas, silks, etc., to Europe when
I connection is made with projected Chinese
This is very probable, but it is also prob
able that there will be business for Califor-
I nia growing out of this Siberian develop
j ment. Siberia is a great country. Even
■ its southern portion, that will be penetrated
; by this road, approaches the whole United
I States in area. In natural characteristics
'■ and resources it is very much like a scope
iof territory including the mountainous
mineral country of our Northwestern Ter
: ritories and the forest and agricultural re
gions of our Northern and Eastern States.
j Such a country i| the natural antithesis in
; products of sub-tropical California, and
i consequently our natural customer. With
i cheap sea transportation to Vladivostock
i or some other Siberian terminal point, and
; a railroad thence tapping a growing coun
j try, there should be trade opening for us.
Nor is this proposal so far off as to be
out of definite calculations. The road
is being pushed from both ends. The
: Eastern section has been built between 100
and 200 miles from Vladivostock. There is
talk of completing the whole line in five or
six years. Settlement will follow the road.
Natural commercial inducements will
probably be supplemented by the opera
tions of Russia's political and penal sys
tem. The Siberian colonists may have to
be educated to the use of California
products, but that is no disheartening
task. Russians of the better class like the
luxuries of life as well as any people in the
world. The masses are more open to
civilizing influences and habits of con
sumption than the average of our Mexican
neighbors, and we know what a few years
of railroad development have done for
American trade in that country. It is,
.therefore, quite within the bounds of
practical businesss policy that our mer
chants should be looking forward to a
market for the products of our orchards,
vineyards, canneries and factories along
the line of the trans-Siberian railroad.
ANOTHER "NEW" CONSTITUTION.
A joint resolution has been introduced
in the State Legislature providing for the
submission to the people of the question
whether the State of California shall hold
a convention for the purpose of framing a
"new" constitution. It is to be hoped that
the special spirit of wisdom which is sup
posed to possess the members of the Legis
lature during its closing days will suggest
to them the folly of any such step at the
It is fifteen years since California adopted
and put into effect her present constitu
tion. The time seems shorter because of
the many months occupied in litigation
over what the various sections of the con
stitution of 1879 really meant. Most of
these issues, however, have been settled by
the courts, and most of the people of the
State have also settled down to an accept-
ance of the constitution in general as a
fair to middling document, especially
since the Supreme Court has smoothed
away its most obnoxious parts. This being
so, the State has just reached a stage
when it can live comfortably under its
present constitution. It would be the very
height of folly to have framed another,
which, if adopted, would keep California
stirred up for another fifteen years.
There are certain features of the pres
ent constitution which doubtless require
amendment. The judicial system of the
State should certainly be readjusted in or
der to expedite the altogether too leaden
heel of justice in the court of last resort.
The provision as to the Railroad Commis
sioners should also be amended out of ex
istence. These things may be accom
plished easily and without either subject
ing the organic law to a complete revision
or awakening the spirit of partisanship
which always surrounds constitution-mak
ing. Let us see such amendments as are
essential urged by the Legislature, but let
not the State be plunged again into the
discord and confusion incident to the fram
ing and adoption of another "new" consti
tution. : ■77 .
According to Washington advices expert
authorities put the world's production of
gold for last year at about $175,000,000, and
expect nearly $200,000,000 for the present
year. The comparison is suggested that
last year's product was greater in value
than that of both gold and silver twenty
It is possible that the estimate for last
year is excessive. The exact figures have
not yet been received. Yet with a very
liberal margin for over-estimate another
suggestive comparison is possible. We
have been told from time to time that the
world's gold product is not what it used to
be in the flush days of California and Aus
tralia, and that no such product could be
looked for in the future. \ We have been
prone to accept this statement without
challenge because our own product is so
small in comparison with that of early
days on this coast. Yet the fact is that in
1853 when the placers of California and the
alluvial diggings of Australia were in their
glory the world's product of gold was only
$155,000,000 in round numbers according to
the most reliable authorities.
At that time and for many years there
after the world's output of silver was about
$40,000,000 annually. If the anticipated in
crease in the gold product holds good for
the current year it will exceed that of both
gold and silver for 1853. In 1875 the product
of gold was estimated at about $110,000,000,
of silver at . $82,000,000. Since then , the
silver output has. increased to over $185,
--000,000 coining value.
Perhaps the most obvious deduction
from these facts and estimates is that we
are in no danger of a specie famine at
present and that the monetary question
may work itself out satisfactorily if both
metals are given a fair chance and the
golden wealth of California is once more
opened to the industry of the miners by
the revival of hydraulic mining.
"SPEED THE PLOW."
Mr. H. E. Huntington of the Southern
Pacific, now visiting Los Angeles, inti
mates that his company proposes to push
improvements in Southern California. The
business men of that city, however, are
said to be looking with more interest to a
connection with the San Joaquin Valley
road than to the operations of the Southern
In that they are right, without any im
putation against the prospective value of
the improvements contemplated by the
great corporation. They are especially
right because it is the part of wisaom for
every community to control its own busi
ness affairs so far as possible. The valley
road, with the connections contemplated
by the Los Angelenos, will belong to the
people, and be operated in their interest.
It will not make war upon the Southern
Pacific, but it will put that corporation on
its good behavior. There will be business
enough for both, and each will have to vie
with the other in offering facilities
for traffic. If the Southern Pacific
has the advantage of a great and
solid organization, the people's road will
have the greater advantage of a system
free from the handicap of excessive capi
talization that weights its competitor, and
.more sympathetic relations with the com
munity in which it operates. From all
indications, also, it will itself at no distant
day become a great organization, covering
with its extensions and feeders the local
traffic of California, and, perhaps, reaching
out to more distant connections. It may
not be all one consolidated organization.
It is likely to be a railroad system on fed
eral rather than imperial lines; a combin
ation and co-operation of local interests;
an E Pluribus Unum organization, more in
consonance with American principles than
the great monopoly that has so long be
When this development becomes a fact
instead of a promise, and that time is not
far distant judging by present indications,
the people of California will wonder why
they wore the yoke of a corporation for so
many years instead of doing their own
plowing. *" _^
President Cleveland is said to be in
tensely annoyed at Senator Gorman's recent
speech regarding the operations and pros
pects of the treasury. He and Secretary
Carlisle have been going over the figures
in the hope of relieving their policy from
the consequences of his attack. Their
greatest trouble is that not a cuckoo in
the Senate is capable of meeting Gorman's
argument. That arises less from the in
competence of the Senatorial allies of the
administration than from the badness of the
case. The President is said to chafe under
the suggestion of disingenuousness in Mr.
He need not concern himself so much
about that — neither Senator Gorman nor
the public is disposed to charge Cleveland
and Carlisle with seeking to fudge their
accounts. The accusation against them is
the more serious one of downright ill
judgment and incompetence in their finan
cial policy. In national finance a blunder
is apt to be worse than a crime. Mr. Car
lisle has blundered once to the tune of
$50,000,000 and the President has been his
partner in stupidity. In answer to this
charge the Secretary can bring forward no
facts in the experience of the last year,
and only estimates for the year to come.
He will find it very difficult to secure any
confidence for his estimates in the light of
PEOPLE TALKED ABOUT.
An eminent European scholar, Professor Bit
ter of Germany, says that the Americans have
outdone Europeans in the field of technological
education ,at least as regards its practical bear
ings. The technical branches are believed by
Professor Ritter to be less complete and solid
on the theoretical side in the United States
than in Germany, but he sets opposite this in
feriority the "truly grand achievements in en
gineering and machine construction in the
William Dean Howells, in a blue Melton over
coat, stood for some. time ankle-deep In the
snow in New York recently gazing with the
eye of a gourmet at a possum in a butcher
shop, which he bought for his table, remarking
that he was fond of them and that they were fit
for a feast of the gods.
W. W. Fuller of Durham, X. C, is to receive a
salary of $50,000 a year as chief attorney of the
American Tobacco Company of New York. He
is a son of Judge T. C. Fuller, of the United
States Court of Private Land Claims.
Congressman Tom Johnson has purchased
the palatial residence at the corner of Euclid
avenue and Oliver street, Cleveland. It is one
of the handsomest on the avenue.
The Sioux Indians propose to erect a monu
ment to their late chief, Iron Nation, and mean
to have it up ahead of New York's Grant
monument. ." -W •
According to rumor Mrs. Edmund Yates car
ries about with her the ashes of her husband in
a casket fitted into a little traveling-bag of spe
Prince Bismarck is partly of Slav origin. His
ancestor emigrated to Russia in the eighteenth
century and eventually became Governor of
SUPPOSED TO BE HUMOROUS.
"My dear," said Mr. Darley to his wife, "we
shall have to economize."
"Very well, love," replied Mrs. Darley, cheer
fully. "Suppose you resign from the club, give
up smoking and shave yourself."
"That's a pretty programme, I must say. And
what will you do as your share of tne econ
oiny?" ■ ." ; , >."
"1 will cut your hair."— Harpers' Bazar.
Miss Twenty-eight— it strange how the
custom of sending valentines has fallen into
Miss Eighteen (demurely)— l hadn't noticed
it.— Louisville Journal.
First depositor— We've got the president in
jail all right, hut there's no show of our recov
ering any of the funds, I suppose?
Second depositor— Oh, cheer up! We've at
tached the foreign mission fund.— Puck.
Nat Goodwin tells a story of a tramp who,
upon being asked to undertake the task of eat
ing thirty quails in thirty days, pathetically
exclaimed. "Make it turkeys!"— Chicago Rec
Oh, don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt,
Sweet Alice, whose hair was so brown?
She's with the .Northerland sisters now, .
In a drugstore window downtown.
And the young lady of the ballad, whose
"golden hair was hanging down her back," is
in the same gang. Large bottles, $1; trial size,
50 cents.— Express.
Miss Wai tzer— Let's have another round be
fore the music stops.
. Young dancer (generously, but absent-mind
certainly—on me, this time.—Brook
lyn Life. ■ ; - ,- ...:-.--•--■■
Cut With a Knife.
Eddie McDonald, a longshoreman, got into a
row in a saloon on the water front about 6
o'clock yesterday morning and some one cut
him in the back, inflicting a long flesh wound.
He was found on Third and Howard streets
yesterday afternoon, wandering around with
blood-bespattered clothes, and was taken to the
Receiving Hospital, where his wound was
dressed. Eddie, *ho is ! an ex-prizefighter,
refused to name the saloon where he was cut or
who cut him. .■.-.-..■■■ ■ .:.. : u-v a.v-
A LUCKY GAIETY GIRL.
It is luck pure and simple that has helped
me ever since I went on the stage, and every
one will say so, too, after hearing my story.
You know I cannot speak English without an
j accent, although it is six years now since we
went from Vienna to live in London. My
mother always reminded me of my accent
whenever I went into raptures over the stage
as a profession. "You cannot succeed in Eng
lish-speaking parts, and in order to do any
thing in Vienna you would need a special
training," she always said, but the fact was
she did not approve of the theater at all.
One day I was in the underground railway,
coming back from a singing lesson at theßoyal
Academy of Music. A whole group of girls got
in at one of the stations, and I found out from
their conversation that they were on their way
to the Prince of Wales Theater to have their
voices tried for the chorus of a new play, "A
"Now's my chance," I thought, and, without
saying anything, I followed the girls to the
theater, and had my voice tried, too. The cho
rus-master accepted me at once, and I went
home and astonished my mother by proclaim-
I ing that I was engaged as an actress at the
weekly sum of well, never mind the
amount. It was more than Tommy Atkins'
"thirteen pence a day," at any rate.
By good luc*, which, as I say, has helped
me all along, there was the French maid's part
in "A Gaiety Girl," which requires a foreign
accent. I was allowed to learn it as an under
study, and for three months I sang in the
chorus and kept my eye on that part, though I
scarcely hoped to play it. One night, five mm
GRACE PALOTTA, A "GAIETY GIRL " WHO THINKS
[Drawn by a "Call" artist from a photograph.]
utes before the curtain went up, the manager
rushed up to me with a telegram, saying that
the girl who had been taking the French maid
was ill, and I must play in her stead. In the
hurry and rush of getting into her dress I had
not time to think how comical I looked, for she
is a little bit of a thing, and her dress was ab
surdly short for me. The one thing I kept re
peating to myself was: "This is your chance;
make the most of it," and I suppose I did, for
the part has been in my hands almost ever
When I got home that night the whole
family had to be aroused to hear the good
news, and the next morning we found— luck
again, you see— that there had been a number
of critics in the theater, and they had said :
all sorts of kind things about me in the papers.
The luck continued, when I got an engage
ment to tour round the world, and if you
won't be shocked, I will tell you its San
Francisco manifestation. I -went to the races 1
the other day for the first time in my lite. I j
backed a horse. He came in first, and I won
$100— the biggest sum I had ever owned. It j
seemed too bad to break into it, sol posted it '
home to mother as an outward and visible j
proof that luck still follows me.
Fred M. West of Stockton is registered at the
Judge and Mrs. William Foster of Honolulu
are at the Occidental.
Sidney Newell Sr., a wealthy Stockton banker,
was in town yesterday.
Louis James, the well-known actor, is stop
ping at the Occidental Hotel.
Frank H. Gould, chairman of the Democratic
State Central Committee, is at the California.
A large party of Raymond tourists from the
East are provided with quarters at the Palace.
Hon. B. F. Faris of Clinton, Mo., is in town.
Mr. Faris was a candidate for Secretary of State
at the last election.
A. D. Summerwell, a hydraulic miner from
Placer County, was seen in the lobby of the
Palace Hotel last night. '.. .; . .
W. W. Dixon of Butte, Mont., is at the Occi
dental. Mr. Dixon is an ex-member of Con
gress, and was recently a candidate for United
States Senator from his own State. He has just
returned from a trip to Honolulu with his wife
AN ARTIST IN TROUBLE.
C. D. Robinson Mixes Theology With a
C. D. Robinson, the artist, was on Bren
ham place in a crowd yesterday afternoon.
He was also in an excited state of mind
from causes that were not clearly specified
when the climax came. The climax ar
rived in the shape of Police Officer Chris
tenson of the Chinatown squad.
The scene was Brenham place, the
dramatis persona, a street preacher, _ a
crowd of people and Artist Robinson. The
preacher made some points in theology to
which Mr. Robinson entered vigorous ob
jections in rather forcible language. The
preacher talked back, so did the artist. A
friend and companion of the preacher, who
was holding a horse near by, took a turn in
Suddenly and without any warning
signals from either side blows were ex
changed. It was a mixture of fists, made
so rapidly that it was impossible to tell fist
from fist and who from which. Certain it
is that Mr. Robinson received a couple of
telling blows in the face, which caused the
blood to llow from his nose and lips. The
man who struck him made his escape, but
Artist Robinson was arrested and taken to
the old City Hall Prison, where he was
booked for disturbing the peace.
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(ream mixed candies, 25c lb, Townsend's.*
Bacon Printing Company, 508 Clay street •
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Cch-it-cp; heals wounds, burns and sores as
if by magic; one application cures poison oak;
it relieves pain and abates inflammation. *
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J. F. Cutter's Old Bourbon— This celebrated
whisky for sale by all first-class druggists and
grocers. Trademark— Star within a shield. *
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James E.Wolfe, architect, Flood building,
invites an interview from owners who intend
to build either brick or frame. Special advan
tages and economies pledged. * •....- -v *
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The largest nail-making machine in the
United States is at Everett, Wash. It was
made by a firm at G n point, L. 1., and
weighs twelve and a half tons.
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The tortures of dyspepsia and sick headache, and
the sufferings of scrofula, the agonizing, itch and
pain of salt rheum, the disagreeable symptoms of
catarrh, are removed by Hood's Sarsaparilla.
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"Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup"
lias been used over fifty years by millions of moth
era for their children while Te: thing with perfect
success. It soothes the child, softens the gums, al
lays Pain, cures Wind Colic, regulates the Bowels
and is the best remedy for Diarrheas, whether
arising from teething or other causes. For sale by
Druggists In every part of the world. , Be sure and
ask for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup. *_5c a
WILL SOON GALL FOR COIN.
Collector Welburn Will Begin
to Approve Income Reports
j Secrecy Is One of the Bad
Features of the Income
The income tax will soon be ripe for
I picking. Collector of Internal Revenue
: Welburn and his chief deputy, L. Loupe,
| will to-day begin to examine and approve
j the voluntary reports that' have been
I handed in. After the work of examining
j and approving— all of which must be done
iby the Collector and his chief deputy
! without other • assistance— has continued
for ten days, the work of collecting will be
The law in the case gives persons liable
for the tax until April 15 in which to hand
j in their reports of income and expendi-
I tures. After that the Collector will send
out a number of deputies and a house-to
house canvass will be made throughout the
district until every man's income is
known. Two expert accountants will be
employed and held in readiness to ex
amine and expert books of individuals and
corporations who are suspected of having
withheld the true facts and figures of their
The natural curiosity of the public to
know the incomes and amounts of taxes
paid by the wealthiest men in the commu
nity will not be gratified, at least not so
long as the law remains as it is at present.
In an interview on the subject of the in
come tax last night Chief Deputy Loupe
"There is one bad feature in the income
tax law. It prohibits the Collector and all
his deputies, and all persons in any way
connected with the collection of the tax,
from giving information to any one con
cerning the amount of tax paid by any in
dividual or corporation, on penalty of
I $1000 fine and one year's imprisonment.
This provision will 'in many cases assist
and abet fraud. For instance. Smith knows
what Brown's income is. Brown reports
himself for $3000, whereas in reality his in
come is $10,000. Now, if Smith should
learn that Brown had made false reports
he would in all likelihood make the fact
known to somebody, and eventually the
; facts would reach the Collector, thus as
i sisting him in preventing fraud and the
| evasion of the law. As it is, we are not
; permitted to give any information what
ever to the public as to who pays income
tax and who does not, nor how much or
little an one pays.
"I will say this much, however," con-
I tinued Mr. Loupe. "There have been cries
I loud and deep about hard times during
: 1894, but the income reports that have
come in do not justify those lamentations.
| From all indications, so far as incomes go,
| 1894 appears to have been a very prosperous
j year." ;
A LENTEN MESSAGE.
St. Luke's Rector Preaches on Chris
* *. tian Duty.
Rev. William H. Moreland preached to a
very large congregation at St. Luke's yes
terday, his text being from the story of
Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar. "Break off
your sins," was the burden of the sermon,
which he said was the clear, ringing mes
sage of the Lenten season.
Mr. Moreland drew a vivid word-picture
of the splendor of the court of Babylon,
the prosperity of the King, his troubled
dreams, his summons of Daniel and the
sermon which the man of God preached to
him on the text, "Break off your sins."
"Unrest and anguish of soul are a sign
of secret sin. The true Christian is at
peace, because he is reconciled to God. He
must meet affliction in the world, but he
need not have anxiety and carking care.
Wherever these are it is a sign that one is
trying to serve two masters, God and pleas
ure, God and riches. There is only one
secret of a happy life, to repent. People
think by travel, by attending the theaters,
by social revels, to gain happiness. They
cannot, because it is the hidden sin that
poisons their life and kills their joy. Re
pentance is the only infallible remedy for
an unhappy life."
Mr. Moreland made many and vigorous
applications of the text and urged his hear
ers to make Lent a period of self examina
tion which would reveal to them their sins
and send them to the cross of Christ to
confess them and to ask strength to break
them off forever.
IN GOLDEN GATE PAEK.
Fifteen Thousand People Listened to
The many attractions offered yesterday
were not enough to prevent at least 15,000
people from visiting Golden* Gate Park to
listen to the music by Scheel's band, to
view the choice flowers in the grand con
servatory, to watch the antics of the birds
in the aviary and the squirrels in their
immense cage, to look at the many out
door flowers that are now showing how'
beautiful they are, and to walk along the
shaded walks or 101 lon the grassy mounds.
Those who did not find the rest they
sought wandered to Stow Lake to ride in
the boats or watch the rowers, and others
! ascended to the top of Strawberry Hill to
j look at the source of the cataract and view
| from that point the grand panoramic view
■ that is presented to the observer. There
I were a large number of carriages bound for
! the beach and there were many bicyclers
i who enjoyed a spin over the well-kept
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| Buenos Ayres will soon witness the com
pletion of the largest opera-house in the
! world. It will seat 5000 persons, and the
i stage will hold 800 people.
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ELEGANT FRONT OFFICES,
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AT $20 PER MONTH,
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s The shortest distance between
two points is a straight line, not
, a zig-zag course like the above.
Let us say that "M" is a manu-
'■ facturer of clothing, "W" is a
. wholesaler, "J" is a jobber and
"R" is a retailer. If you buy
your clothing of the latter it
: comes to you by the "M.W.J.R."
• route. Four stopping places, a
profit and an extra cost added
to the price of your suit at each
stop. Buy it from the manu-
facturer and you get it over a
direct line — straight from the
maker to you. Buy it that way,
at -^'holesale prices, and you
save at least two profits. We
are the only wholesale manu-
facturers of clothing in San
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Props. Oregon City Woolen Mills
For Man, Boy ot Child
At Wholesale Prices
121-123 SANSOME STREET,
Bet. Bush and Pine Sis.
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Kennedy's Novelty Agency
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Sample by mail, 25c.
San FRAN-CISCO, March 1, 1895.
The regular semi-annual examination of appli-
cants for teachers' certificates (High School, Gram-
mar and Primary trades and special certificates)
will commence at the Normal School building
Powell st., near Clay, on SATURDAY, March 16,
at 9a. m. Applicants who wish to pass an exami-
nation for High School certificates or special cer-
tificates will send notice to this oflice on or before
In compliance with the State school law each
applicant must pay an examination fee of $2 in
advance. Applicants who intend taking the exam-
ination must register prior to the commencement of
the same, as no fees will be received on that date
•Some additions have been made to tbe studies
required for grammar and primary certificates, and
changes have been made in the schedule of credits
Information on same ma be obtained at the office
of the Board of Education.
ANDREW X. MOULDER,
Superintendent of Common Schools.
Gkorgk Bkaxstox, Secretary.
SEND FOR SAMPLES.
PACIFIC PRINTING CO.,
543 Clay Street, S. F.
IS THE VERY BEST ONE TO EXAMINE YOUR
X eyes and tit them to Spectacles or Eyeglasses
with instruments of his own invention, whoso
superiority has not been equaled. My success had
been due to the merits of my work.
Office Hours— l 2 to 4p. m.
Title Insurance and Trnst Company,
Money to Loan on Real Estate at
Lowest Market Rates.
Real Estate Titles Examined and Guaranteed
THIS COMPANY WILL HEREAFTER MAKE
and continue Abstracts of Titles for the use of
attorneys at short notice, and at the usual rates
charged by searchers.
We are prepared to verify all Abstracts made by
any other seacher of records.
Its facilities for searching and the reputation and
•responsibility of the company are so well known
that the abstracts furnished can be depended upon
as being most complete and reliable.
JL. K. ELLERT, Manager.
FOR THE SUMMER I
Maria Coleman Place at Wo Park.
Apply T. J. SCHUYLER,
33 Mill. Building. Sth Floor.
mm OFFICE 2Bgg
Bill DESKS, 11
924.00 DROPPED $24.00
GEO. H. FULLER DESK CO.,
638 and 640 Mission Street.
Weekly Call, $1.50 per Tear