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SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION.
OiltV L'.VJOS BEBIES— TOL. LTI —\O %H1»
DAILY ttECOMD^SEIIIES-TOI.XHV.— SO. 4581.
IHJAILYjECORD-UNIOK
frttredi: the Post Office at Sacramento a« recond eh» maag
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- bttr Notices, to follow reading matter, twentjr-fi™
•outs a lire for each insertion. -
Advt!rtise3ientaof Situations Wasted, HoufwstoLM,
Bocitty KaMttßO, etc., of rm lisa or less, will bo
. iswriod In the Daily £xoo£D-CThios a* follows :
■ Opethns „ 25 cents
; Tores time 5..;..... , 50 cents
One vtok IBceati
I •ieren wot <U to oo_titu»* a lino. -..':
■ TEE WEEKLY ISIOJ '
(Published in seml-veeklr puts],
Is iwnwii on Wediwad.tr and Bahvda/ at each mi,
stw:[,:Uiw ; Ei.lit P&cee in each lsnu, or Sixteen Pa, e«
Mcfa »■ k, and Is the cheapest and moat <l<*lr< via
KouiO, BOTi ii.-d library J ourr *1 published on th*
ftciaccoa «. ..■ :
;:-, tcrici, Oii» Teer.... ...... ;.~;.. ■..........;..■;. ,.J1 50
fjircl- Weekly rnlon AdrcrUsliic Bait*. i
• _»'.( e<inM-; 1 time. ...■....:....;.-;?;.. .";....\.'..8i 00
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WASTED, LOST ASP" FOUED.
Advertisements of five linen in this department are
nserted for 25 c rts for one time : three times for 50
cents or 75 cents per week. • ,' . . "
. A ■ " GOOD . SOLICITOR WANTED TO SELI,
x\. sewing machines in the city. For particular?,
inquire at our office, No. 8:5 J street, Sacramento.
Cal. -„■..■ -•;-■■ . ' d3-lw :
-. A GENTS WANTED— A NEW AND NOVEL
— _3, invention, which combines simplicity, prac-
- ticabilitj'and economy. An excellent improvement,
■ well worth your careful investigation. Write at once
- for particuiers and secure territory. Address E. W.
MELVIN*, General Agent, Sacramento. ■'." d7-lw* :
TO FARMERS.
WE HAVE ON HAND LOTS OF AS GOOD
plowmen and farm hands as can be found ;
• • also woodthopperß, miners, cooks and waiters.
Female help _ alt kinds. Any kind of help cm be
found and guaranteed at KENNEDY & CO.'S New
Employment Office, No. 1025 Eighth street (C!uni3
" Building). ' n'6-tf .
EMPLOYMENT OFFICE. -
HOUSTON & CO.. FOURTH AND X STREETS,
Sacramento— requiring plow hand?,
send in your orders, as we have some first-class
: Western men who understand the work ; also first-
class male and female help for hotels and families.
. Branch office in San Franciso. We can procure
help suitable at the shortest notice. nli-lptf
TO; LET~OB FOB SAL_T
- 1 Advertisements ot fire lines in tills department are
Inserted for 25 cents for one time ; three times for 50
• cents or 75 cents per week. ■- - - ■ : (
ROOMS, ROOMS, ROOMS— TO BENT CHEAP-
er than any house in the city, single or i 1
suite. ' Quiet and home-like. Stove in ever}" room.
Kept first-class in every respect. New building.
Everything neat and clean. Also, a few unfurnished
rooms. MRS. GKICE, Proprietress, northeast cor-
ner Eighth and X street*, Clunie Building. dC lpln.
_E*O_ES. S___.X___:.
THAT ELEGANT RESIDENCE AND /rr^.
propcrt} situated on the northwest Rjjj:
CORNER OF F AND NINTH STS..
Sacramento City, embracing our full lots or half a
lilock of ground, highly improved. This property
will be sold as a whole, or will tell the residence
■ with ground, 160 feet front on Ninth street and 200
feet front on F street, separate. H ■ . . .=
'■ ■ ALSO,atract of 13 acres of splendid trapa and
fruit land, situated just east ot East Park and ad-
joiniup Aiken's orchard.
For terms apply on the premise?, corner F and
!i Ninth streets. . ■'■■:-,--- - dlO-lplm
_E*O___. @___.X-_£l.
A SECOND-CLASS ■ KIMBALL ijwy. ;•-'/
j\_ Hoi k anil Liddcr Truck, with ""jKSTsrr"
Extension Ladders complete, and two Fyillftnf* s '
- Hand Engines, by the Sacramento Fire <Ss** y C$ '
Department. Apply to the Chief Engineer.uS lplm
BEEWERY FOR SALE.
TEE FOR TEARS WELL-KNOWN.'g^ga
:- ■J. ■ . St. LnnlH Brewery, ■■ • IwiTifni
Situated on comer of Sixth and G streets, __BE_
In the city of Sacramento, is, on account _ the
• death of the proprietor, for Bale cheap. Inquire o!
, P. BOIIU 525 J street. - - . : -. > ■„.: n2O-tf
■• m ■ ' ~
3E l OS&'"'.B'-A.Xa3ES
—ON TUB-^
INSTALLMENT PLAN.
WE HAVE SUBDIVIDED THAT DESIRABLE
and eligibly located Half Block situated . i
North side or I street, belireen Eljlileentta
• p -f i;■ and Nlnttecuth. : ;..- • :. > s
Into lots SOs oo and 40x160, and offer them for sa^
at a low figure for one-third cash, and the deferred
1 payments to remain at a low rate of interest.
.. . J9T These lot} are amom the most desirable that
. ;; have | been offered for sUe in the city being up be
~ r' f the grade and in a health; location. . . , ; -
APTLY TO .
\ f SWEETSER & ALSIP, |
' BEAt ESTATE AX» INSFRA.\CE AGENTS,
1015 FOURTH STREET, 'l^:
- Between J and X.......... Sacramento.
nU-lnlm
1,000 ACRES
GRAZING AND VINE LAND,
-\1 THE HEAD OF NAPA : VALLEY :««.
J\ timbered and watered ; $5 per sere ; title Wf
"perfect. - JAS. C GHAY. — *=-
OroviUe, CaL, November 20, 1551. n3OIp2wWFU
~~~ DSNTISTBY. :; : g
" ~ '. vr. wood, , : , "
DENTIST.^(REMOVED TO QT7INySsT__.
Buildinar, corner Fourth and } streets).Qo_J
• '-■ Artificial Teeth Inserted on all bases. : Improved
■ liquid Nitrous Oxide Gas, for the Painless Extrac-
-1 tlon of Teeth. . - ir2i-tf
I>KS. BKr.WEB _ SOITBWOBTU,
DENTISTS, SOUTHWEST CORNER OFasjsk
f - Sennth and J streets, in Bryte's newßggß
ding, up stjira. : Teeth extracted without pain
1 by the use of improved Liquid Nitrous Oxide Gas.
■,- . -..T- ;■----:"» ! -.--j '■■■• 'PlB-lplm <*■-:■-;'• ■ . -
'■'■.-. 1 .•..'.■;. ■■,; U. 15. PIE-SON, ~~~
T^ENTIST, 415 J STREET, BETWEENgSJgH
.', 1/ Fourth and Fifth, Sacramento | Arti-^g)^S
ScTal Teeth inserted on Gold, Vslcanito and all bases.
K.troos Oxide or Laughing Gas administered for the
painless extraction of Ttcth. nl4-ltn .
• SWEETS & ALSfP,
REAL ESTATE AM WSSSAKCE A2ENTS
, If otary Po Mlc an Commlssloßejr of Deeds.
Real Estate Bought and Sold on Commission, f
' ;, ; US' Houses rented and rents collected. "64 ;.;
- 9 Agents for the following Insurance Companies :
1MPER1Ati... .......". V. ...... .....0f London
L0ND0N....... ..................... ...0f London
NORTHERN ......"..:................ of London
i QUEEN...;."... ......V.. ........ -..■•...".0f Liverpool
NORTH BRITISH akd MERCANTILE i
':-. _7TNA ..r.. ..'..". ...... ...... of Hartford, Cocn
Aggregate Capita], 6&4.716.M*.
tS" No. *7 Fourth street, between J and X, Sac
ramento. comer of (he alley ■. ■ .- ' o_lptf '
~ A Q. GRIFFITHSi
PESEYJ
lM lIBJJITE I OSES
I[§oM± k PET.BYV CAL.
gK^lfcJg L.rpn£ BEST ■ VARIETY ASD
•***^<gi3^B^3 X ■ Largest Quarries on th*
: Pacific Co_ t ■ - Polished Granite Monuments, Tomb-
'• stones and Tablets made to order. .■:-_• t
Kones, etc. Cranite Baildine Stone - o rV
St,l*ewd»dPo_£edtt>ordi«. :.; oU-lFem
. HAT.?, BBOS.& CO.
CLOTHING DEPARTMENT !
Ik* ■■'".'■'.
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Few business enterprises have grown with the rapidity
of our CLOTHING DEPARTMENT ; \it became popular the
first day we exposed our stock, and has continued to grow
in public favor ever since Conducted on the same principles
of integrity that characterize the other Departments jof our
House, BUYING FOR CASH, Importing Direct, ; and Selling
on a Small Margin of Profit, explains the reason why Our
Clothing Department has ' met with so much success. '
OUE !
Stock is Very Large,
AND
IS SUITED TO THE TASTE AND MEANS OF ALL!
The Prices Eange from $3 50 to $35 a Suit I
French Cassimere Frock Suits, \ Silk Lined, $26 50.
Heavy Navy Bine, Gerniania Beaver Frock or Sack
W, Suits, $22 50. *
Black Doeskin Dress Frock Suits, from $20 to $32 50.
Fine Diagonal, "Prince Albert" Style, $30.
English Silk Mixture, Frock Suits, $20 00. r
BOOT AND SHOE
_D_ES_E>__k_EL l X a JbJEtl JL I
THIS DEPARTMENT has earned for itself a reputation. that ft
the envy of all our competitors, forcing some of them to abandon
the better grades of SHOES hitherto kept by them for an inferior
quality, so as to compete with us in price, We. however, believe
that the public 'are possessed of no little amount of discernment;
and ask them to inspect our stock, and make a comparison of
QUALITIES before purchasing elsewhere, v Th 3 question of being able
to sell CHgAP depends upon the ability to pay CASH DOWN for all
purchases, together with the inclination to sell on a small profit, and
in no Department of our House is this more clearly illustrated than
in our SHGI DEPARTMENT, We do not keep low grade goods, prac-
tically worthless ; preferring rather to sell only inch- as we know
will give satisfaction, prove a credit to our House, and remit ia
continued patronage,
Ol'R LATEST IHPOKTATIOVS, . CONSISTS. IS PART, OF : '
• • -
Ladies' French Kid Button!
Very best quality ; « hand-turned. For' |f comfort and
durability, these Boots cannot be excelled on this
coast. :rr <; : -.r; ■•.:•,-/•.;■:.-■; T^ ]• .\- : : , r „r „ r .^...•:

.- • ■ . . ■ . .. '.'-, ' . :.' .' .'. -.' . -. ' ... ■, \
ALSO A FILL LINE OF THE lIEiYIER t&iDLS OF
-£*-£-__! _3_"O___ ___._:__*
In various styles, at UNUSUALLY LOW PRICES. t
0
Our Cheaper Grades of LADIES' SHOES
mix ALSO BE FOC.VD MARKED AT PRICES \ THAT Win SIRFRISE THOSE
;: WHO HAVE SOT lET j SEES ; OIK STOCK. '
AMERICAN KID, BUTTON OR LACE.
PEBBLE GO AT, BUTTON OR LACE.
STRAIGHT GOAT, BUTTON OR LACE.
GLOVE CALF, BUTTON OR LACE.
In Infants', DMldren's and Misses' Shoes 1
OI 2 PS ICES WILL BE FOOD COBEESrOSDI\GLT LOW.
~ ; We also carry a large line of
MEN'S AND BOYS' BOOTS AND SHOES,
TO WHICH \WE INVITE ATTENTION.
ORDERS; BY MAIL PROMPTLY FILLED.
HALE BROS. & CO.,
CORNER OF SIXTH AND X STS.. SACRAMENTO.
SAORAMENTO, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 12, 1881.
TWENTIETH DAT OF THE SLICKBNS
CASB IN COUET.
Interesting Testimony of Dr. G G. Tyrrell,
A. S. Green] 3. w arid other Witnesses
—Tha Prosecution Closes.
The Blickens case— The People of the State
of California vs. the Gold Run Ditch and
Mining Company — was resumed Saturday at
9:30 a. m , in Department Two of the Superior
Court, Hon. Jackßon Temple presiding.
T. G. Robinson swore— (to Mr. Cadwala
der)—l proceeded to the Cold Run mine e.t
your request and procured the3e samples
marked Robinson No. 1 and Robinson No. 2.
No. 1 is taken from the red soil and No, 2
is from the bank just below the sci), perhaps
twenty-five feet from tbe surface. These
camples are from the upper or ir.if.xc: work
ings.
G. A. Allardt recalled (to Mr. Hart)—
The following works are considered authority
on hydraulics: Weisbach's "Mechanics,"
Lowell's "Hydraulics," Rankin's "Entrin
eering," LeConte's "Geology," D'Aubis
son's " Hydraulics," Humphrey and Abbott,
Neville's "Hydraulics," Boxe's "Hydraulic
Tables," Trautwine's "Civil Engineering,"
Toncelet's " Hydraulics " and nazen on
" Rivers."
Crocs-examination (to W. C. Belcher) —
[Witness was subjected to a very cloao ex
amination as to the subjects treated by each
of the authorities named.]
DR Q. O. TVIIREI.L
Sworn (to Mr. Cadwalader) — When malaria
affects th 9 system it affects it generally.
Typhoid fever is a filth disease, ai:d produced
mostly by impure sewage. The force of this
fever generally is expetded on the bowels. It
is not cor.ta^i'jus, but is infectious. Sat
urating the toil haa tie effect of bringing to
the surface poisonous matter. As tho river
rises the water rises ia the city and raises up
the water in the privies and cesspoolc, and as
the river falls t'ae water ia these paols de
clines aud leaves on the surface much poisonous
matter. The nearer sipage water gets to tba
surface tho more the danger of an epidemic
from that source. I know of several occa
sions when the entire eewajre in tho lower
part of ths city has beea obstructed for a
considerable length of time. The number of
deaths from typhoid fever was creator in
years when sewage was interrupted. When
the fluid sewage is held back it increases the
area of disease germs. The making of cess
pools has become a necessity, in order to get
rid of sewer gas. This has the effect of sat
uratiug the soil with excrementatiou3 matter,
aud increases liability of epidemics.
. WELL WATEB "
Within the city limits cannot be drank with
any degree of safety. The soil being go gen
erally saturated with deleterious substances
the water would in all likelihood contain
poison. The Health Officer has general charge
of the sewers, cesspools, etc., and sees that
they are prooerlv cleaned acd proper di»iu
fectants used. The deposit of debris on the
surface of the land has a malarial effect. The
large deposit of debris and slickens between
the nrrtb levee and the American river has
had the effect of producing ague in the north
ern portion of the city. Nearly every houee
on C street has hid a case of vgue, and some
timps whole families h»ve been down with it
at the same time. This is owir.g to the mala
ria and miasma that comes over the levee
from the extensive debris deposits in that
locality. It has hid the effect to almost de
populate that pait of the city.
Cross-examination (by W. C. Belcher)— l
have never given particular attention to the
formation of the soil upon which this city in
built. All fuo_ drainage from the b.inks of
the American river was originally southward
I think the pipage comes through the natural
banks or eubsoil. U Tha levees are built of dif
ferent material from that " composing the
banks. I judge of t;i9 nature of th? material
COmposi Dg the river banks from that which I
find by digging c -B=pqo!s in my lot. ; When
the river is very low you can dig j a oeespbol
to considerable depth. Formerly yon could
attain a depth of fonttie.-. feet ; now but six
or seven. j I do not know, the grade of tin
sewerage pipes or of the -sewerage canal.
The sewerage canal U open from It street
southward. lam not familiar with the canal
beyond , „ . . ...
; beach's lake. '; ' ,i •■•;
Thi3 lake empties into Snodiirass slough
and that slough into the Moijuslumne river.
In early days we had a good nipage drainage.
In those days sipa?e was a benefit. The
land to tha eastward of the drainage canal
is higher than : the land on the i western side.
Considerable water would flaw into this canal
below the river. The canal below the city
has a southeasterly direction. I never have
known the canal or sewers to be obstructed
by a sudden and prolonged rain. The sip"age
water percolates from the river and raises the
ground water within the city near the sur
face. I know that the water rises and fulls
within . the city with the rise and fall in the
river. Ido not know of the amount of water
pumped annually from tha Sacramento river
for domestic purposes. - It is the Health Otfi
csr'd duty to see that all foul clos-ts and sew
ers are properly cleansed. I don't think you
can find many foul places of this character
within the city at this time. The people for
many years have used only water from the
river fir domestic purposes. I have read
from the best authorities in the world regard
ing typhoid fever. Their conclusion is that
it is produced by a specific germ, that cornea
from excrement, and in no other way. ,. The
i-.ri _ of the disease deposited in the stream
above Sacramento, at any of the towns on its
banks or tributaries, if pumped _4o our city,
would produce disease. : - The north portion of
th» city, near the north levee, is almost unin
habitable, caused by the <■'- - i
5 " ■ • MALARIA PRODUCED BY THE DEBRIS {
Deposit north of the levee. -y I stated yestcr
d»y that sand, when it contained vegetable
matter, produced ; malari?. Ever since I
have lived here I have noticed that ague was
more prevalent in the northern psrt than any
other portion of the city. Patent ventilators
extend above tha housetops, and allows the
foul air and gases to escape. It is a fact that
closets put in residences often get out of repair
and are deleterious •to - the health. ! Where
closets of that kind are properly trapped, and
sufficiently ventilated.no evils arise from them.
As the population increases the number of
sewers and cesspools are : necessarily in
creased. ." .When I ; first came here there was
a great many people living outside the city
limits. .There are a great many people of
this city living beyond Thirteenth street. :. I
know nothing of I deleterious : effects beiog
produced on j the health of the city by the
woolen mill*. : , I have never heard of their ex
istence. ' Diseased germs are held by water|in
suspension. ■ These germs, when deposited on
the surface, become dry, form into dust, raise
in : the ! atmosphere, and disease can be con
tracted from breathing or inhaling these float
ing (rermg. :-:- -.:■'.- ■__ ;;? . -.;
'■■,: Redirect examination - (to Mr. ,- Cadwal
adet)—The filling up of the Sacramento river
bed below the city has a tendency to raise the
elevation of the water in ths lower portion of
the drainage canal.
BCRXS SLOUGH
1» in the eastern portion of the city. Sut
ter's Fort stands on the eastern bauk of that
Blough. The Sacramento river was tbe nat
ural source of drainage for the city of Sacra
mento be'ore its channel became filled up.
Keerosg-exa— iuation (to W. C. Belcher)— l
never have made any surveys of late ia the
city and compared them with the river level.
I mean to say that if the liver to-day had the
depth cf its original channel it would drain
off to a great extent the surface and sipage
water. Tfcig would be its natural escape.
[Here witness described the location of Burns
slough.]
A. S. GEEESLAW
Recalled (to Mr. Hart)— l have examined
the river. During the late rain the water in
the American river has raised four feet. I
made an examination in August last of a
saudbar opposite Tenth street, in the Ameri
can river. I measured the leagth and found
it was 140 steps, and contained 100,000 cubic
yards. I measured three others in the Amer
ican river near this Doint and found th»y
contained about 300,000 cubic yards. I vis
ited the bir on last Monday and found the
river was rising and the current was runninp
swifter. I sst marks along its margin, and
took frequent observations of the amount and
rapidity cf the washing away. I measured
the depth of water by a pole. Sinse the wa
ter commenced rising I find that 200,000
cubic yards had washed out.
Afternoon Session.
A. S. Greeal aw resumed the stand (to
DEBRIS.
Mr. Hart)— The Band from those b*rs was
washed into the Sacramento river. One bar
washed away entirely.
Cross-examinatioa— l ascertained that the
sand was washed into the Sacramento river
by making soundings along the bank with a
pole. I also judged by the velocity of the
current. I did not sound the river at all
points of the river channel. The current was
so strong and swift I could not use n boat.
I sounded the river at eight different places
between the point opposite Thirteenth street
and its mouth. The banks jnst above the
mouth of tha American river were froai eight
to ten feet high, and my pole being only fif
teen feet in length I could not reach the bot
tom. I measured thn length of the bars by
stepping them off. Tha only thing I had to
measure with was a foot rule and a pole. To
make exact measurements of the cubical con
tents of a sand bank yon would have to use
surveyors' itstruments. My measurements
Wrre made during the rise cf the water. The
river r:.i-eii fuur feet during the ri3e. I meas
ured these bars in August last to ascertain the
amount of debris they contained.
E. J. CBOLT
Sworn— l am of tho firm «f Carle & Croly,
ceutractors. We had the contract for the
closing of the Lovdall break. We aha had
the contract of pumping the water out of the
city last winter. We had eight China pumps
at work on the Y-street levea near the
drainage canal, and pumped on an average
20,000,000 gallons per day for forty-nine days.
We started the pumps on the 9th of February.
There was considerable back water below if
street from tie Mesick and Fern bi eaks. Burns
slmigh ri^es in the northeastern ipart of the
city, runs southwesterly and passes though V
street at Eighteenth street. The ground
water, as attested by excavation?, rises and
fills with ths ri»e and fall of the river. Cess
pools acd vaults are usually dry in Septem
ber and. October. We hive made a great
many excuvatioLs iv the city. The sand ob
served at the Lovdall break waa coars-e black
y-xv.- 1 . something like this sample [Henley,
3S". 7].
Cross-examination (by A. P. Catlio) — We
made a contract wilh tho city for pumping
out the water on the Ist day of Febiuary,
1881, I dou't think any of the water within
the city came from the
FEBX OB MESICK BREAKS.
At one tiTie the water was two ani a
half feet higher south of the Y-street levee
than withiu the city. The water expanse
wichin the "ity was chiefly witljin the area
bounded by R, Niuth, V and Front f>:reet<<.
In one place it, extended as far north as M
street. It covered, to tbe best. of my recol
lection, about thirty blocks. Bnrm slough
collects i-.3 water from the watershed east of
the city, extending to Brighton. There were
very heavy mins at that time. At times it
would rain very heavily for an hour or so.
In making excavations for th? foundations of
buildings, we go to the depth of from eighteen
to thirty inches. When the river is high
these excavations will ba filled with water.
Thera is a small lake between V and R street,
and another near the City Cemetery, that
formerly served as a portion of ' the drainage
canal.
/; ..... • JOHN BIDEB,
Sworn — I have lived on . the American river,
about three-fourths of a mile from Ribel's
tannery, fora great many years. My place
is opposite Eighteenth street. I own the land
between Fourteenth and Twentieth streets,
north of the levee, I have been cultivating
that land since 1856. , Rebel's tannery is
about on a line with Twenty-seventh etreet.
The water. broke through the levee in two
places during the flood of 1862. . The highest
water in 1862 on my place was about one foot,
and tbe old A street levee stood intact and
dry. In 1881 the water was eight feet higher
than it was in 1862. I dug a well in 1850—2-1
f-*t to water. ■ Now the water is less than 10
ii ; , B 'win,' a deposit of eight feet in the
ri'er. Tae old;A;street levee was entirely
dry in the flood of 1862, and afforded a place
for keeping st ck during hieh water. .
Cross-examinirtion (by A. P. Catiic)— There
were perhaps I.V) head of cattle kept on the
A-street levee for gome time. The flood of
1862 first broke in at Thirty-first street, and
afterwards a 1 Rabel'i tannery. The land
near my houao was covered to about one
foot in depth ; in other places on my farm it
was deeper. In 1861 the water was much
higher there than in 1802. In 1881 th* north
levee m>.ined unbroken. The water crttjo
up against the corth levee within 2A feet of
its top. During tha winter my wall is fall of
water. - In the summer tim ■ the water rises
in the well to the bight of 16 feot. .
E. O. BOBINSO^,:, „
Recall«'i (to Mr. Cadv«mJaJer)-This sample
(No. 5) is taken from amiuo one mile directly
north of lowa Hill. • It is what U called Mua
Gravel. I took the sainplj myself, and it i*
an average of the bank. Sample No. 1 us
taken from the Independence Dill mine, and
U an average sample of the bank of that
mine. '■■ • v : ]
Cross-examination (by A. P. Csth'n)—lnde
pendence Hill is about half a mile from
lowa Hill. These samples were taken from
that portion of the bank in each mine which
I considered a:> average. Somo portions of
the matfrial of the mine differ in color from
others.
J. w. watt
Sworn— l have been City Tapper since 1570.'
My duties are to tend all the tapping, lay all
new pipes, look after the repair?, and have a
general supervision of all the water mains
and pipes outside of the engine-room. : I re
member one occasion when tbe suction pipe
filled at its lower end with sand and sedi
ment. That was about IS7I or 1872. The
engineer | woke me up in ' the night. The
pumps were stopped ; we could get no water.
We went to the river and commenced riii'iny
the suction pipes. After we raided them four
or five feet fwe got water. The American
river was up at that ti_9. • The water has
been growing mad— and dirtier every year
sines 1870. Tils water this season, j sines
along in June, has been comparatively clear.
The pipes fill up rapidly with mud. Hive
seen three and four-inch p'p*;B filled up thre:
fourths full. Have also seen larger pipes
nearly 1 filled with mud. : The mud : that
settles in the pipe* near the works is heavies
than that deposited farther up town. ; The
pipes - have - frequently!, to be . blown c-ff.
During high water "wa endeavor to clean
out j tha pipes - every three |or four weeks.
When we clean out the pipes we find im
mense quantities cf mud and sand. Have
known one hydrant to blow off a wagon-losd
of sand in less than thirty minutes. At one
time there was a bar formed near the suction
pipe. We employed the steamer Dover to
cut it away. - !
■ Cross-examination • (to Sir. ; Catlin)— The
time when the suction pipe was choked or
filled up was during the first part of the win
ter. r I judged-, the sand to co_e from the
American liver, from the fact that the Sacra
meats river had not at that time raiaeJ. The
time the steamer Dover was engaged cutting
away the bar was during the summer of 1876
or 1877. *• I don't know anything ; about the
Spring Valley Water Works. . -
L. F. BA3SETT
Swora — I am a civil engineer and surveyor.
I hold the position of City Surveyor of Sac
ramento. On the 7ch and Sh of this month
I made a survey of the American river from
Rooney's ranch to its mouth. At that time
there was twenty feet difference between the
surface of the water at the foot of X street
and tbe surface of the water at Rooney's.
The water if raised cnefoot higher than hi.qh
water mark of 1881 w&u'.d cover the Sacra
mento and I'laceryiile Railroad and the
Western Pacific llailroad, and cover a v»st
area beyond Florin, and also would come
through the city by the way of Burns slouch.
This profile I made by the direction of the
Board of Trustees _ thi3 city, and I was re
qnested to appear in this Court with the same.
It is correct in all particulars.
Cross-examination (by A. P. Cit!in)-[Wit
ners explained the entire survey.] I was on
the levee during the high waters of 1880 and
1881 and set stakes, co I know I hava the
rfeht bight for comparison. The north levee
does not run as far as Rooney's ranch. This
levee during tbe last two or three miles, near
Brighton, will average from fifteen to twenty
feet ia hight. Its hight nearer the city is
from twelve U> fifteen feet.
Attorney-General H»rt— We will close our
case &t this point, with the understanding
that we will have a ri«ht to introduce more
testimony Menday morning, if we think it
advisable.
Wm. Heksee, EerK. real estate agent, No.
5 Newark street, Hoboken, New Jersey,
Bays : " I was taken with severe pains in the
shoulder-- and right arm. After _ing every
thing I cocM, and seeing that instead of im
proving it became worse, and that my arm
was beginning to become of little use to me,
I determined to make one more attempt by
using some St. Jacobs Oil. Before the sec
ond bottle had been exhausted I was relieved
of all my paUs as if by magic I recommend
it to all."
King of the Blood is not a "cure-all,"
bat in all disorders attributable to impurity
of blood and its defective circulation, nothing
else equals its effects.
GENERAL NEWS.
LAST NIGHTS DISPATCHES TO THE RECORD
USIOS.
DOMESTIC.
Secretary Biaine and Affair, in Chile and
Washington, December 11th.— The of
ficial dispatches containing the instructions
given our Ministers to Peru and Chile last
summer are famished for publication by the
Secretary of. State, with the approval of the
President. ' V- • -. ' • -.■ "•.
MS On May 9th Secretary Blame wrote Min
ister Cliristiancy at Lima: "If the Calderon
Government . is . supported , by the character
and intelligence of . Pern, and is really en
deavoring, to restore the constitutional gov
ernment, with a view both to domestic older
and negotiation with Chile for pence, you may
recognize it as the existing provisional gov
ernment, and render what aid you can by ad
vice and good offices to that end." .; ;,\ . .. . ., ;
On June loth' Secretary Blame, in a dis
patch to Minister Hurlbut, said : "Judging
from the most recant dispatches from our
Ministers, you will probably find on the part
of the Chilean i authorities in possession of
Peru • a willingness to facilitate the establish
ment of the | provisional government which
has been attempted by Senor Caideron. . If
so, you will it all you properly can to en
courage the Peruvians. -■ Accept any reason
able conditions and limitations with which
this concession may be accompanied. ~ The
Peruvians are certainly aware of the sympa
thy and interest of the people of the United
State?, and will,* I feel confident, be prepared
to give I your representations the considera
tion to which th 9 friendly anxiety of this
Government entitles them. .. <So far as the
influence .of the United States will go in
Chile, ? it ; will ' be ' exerted to ' induce
the Chilean Government to consent that the
question cf possession of territory should he
the subject cf negotiation acd not a condi
tion precedent upon which alone the negotia
tions shall commence. If, upon full knowl
edge of the conditions, you can inform this
Government that Peru can devise arid
carry into practical effect n ' plan by
which all the reasonable conditions of Chila
cm be met without sacrificing the integrity
of tha Peruvian territory, the Government of
the United States would be willing to tender
its offices toward* the execution of such a
project." ;*
■ ■ Secretary Elaine, also, ou June 15th, ad
dre*Bed a note to Minister Kilpatrick at San
tiago, Chile, saying : "I am sure the Chilean
Government will appreciate the natural and
deep interest which the United State* feels in
the termination of a condition so calamitous
in its consequaDces to th? best interests of all
the South American republics. It also knows
that if at any time the interposition of gocd
offices • can contribute to a restoration of
friendly relations between the belligerer.t
powerc, they will, upon proper intimation, be
promptly offered. At this day, when the
right of.the people to govern thcmeelves —
fundamental basis of republican institutions—
is so widely recognized, there is nothing more
difficult or more dangerous than the forced
transfer of territory, carrying with it an in
dignant and hostile population, and nothing
but necessity, proven before the world, can
justify it. It is not a case ia which the
power desiring the territory can ba accepted
as a Kafe ; ? or impartial judge. While
the . United States Government does
not. proceed jg to express an opinion
whether or not the annexation of territory
is a necessary consequence of this war, it be
lieves it would jbe more , honorable to the
Chilean Government,' more conducive to the
security of permanent peace, and more in
consonance with those principles which ere
professed by all the republics of America,
that such territorial changes should be avoid
ed eg far as possible ; that they should never
be the result of mere force, but if necessary,
should be decided and tempered by a full
and L equal discussion between all powers
whose people . and . whose national interests
are involved. An effort, and an apparently
very earnest and honest one, has been
made to create a" provisional- government,
which shall -gradually restore order and the
reign of law; but it U obvious that lor tuch
a Government to succeed in obtaining the
confidence cf either its own ;or the for
eign powere, it must : be allowed freedom
and force cf action, which cannot 09 exer
cised while Chile holds absolute possession,
and " governs by military authority. This
Government, therefor?, has be 111 glad to learn
froal it 3 Minister i"i Chile that the Chilean
authorities have decided to give their support
to Senor Calderon to establish jon a steady
footing a provisional government in Peru.
You will, as far as you cm do so with pro
priety and without officious intrusion, ap
prove and encourage this disposition on the
part of the _ Chilean Government, and this
Department will ba exceedingly gratified if
your influence, as- a representative; of the
United Steles, will . be . instrumental in
inducing the Government of Chile to
give its aid and support to the
restoration ■?* „ a regular : constitutional
government in Peru, and to postpone
the settlement of all questions of territorial
annexation to diplomatic negotiations, which
can be resumed with the ■ certainty of a just,
friendly and satisfactory conclusion, In any
representation which you will make, you will
fay that the hope of the United Slates is
that the negotiations for peace will be con
ducted, and a final settlement between the
two countries be determined, without either
►Ida invoking the aid or intervention of any
European power. "The Government of the
Unite 3 States steles' only to perform tha office
of a friend to all partita in this unhappy
conflict between' the South American repub
lic?, and it will regret to be compelled to con
eider how far that feeling might be effected
and more active interposition forced upon it
by any attempted complication of thi3 ques
tion with European policies.- If at 4ny theg
you shall judge it expedient arid advantage^
to read this dispatch to the Minister of For
eign : Affair?, yon are authorized to do so.
The j decision on this point is left to your
discretion.' ' . ■ .. : . ;
Postal C_Uff_ lor tbe Pacific Coatt.
Washington, December 11th.— Following
are the Pacific [ coast postal changes' for the
week : Offices established— Sonoma
county, Cal., S. Simpson, Postmaster ; Happy
Valley, , Shasta county, Cal., Philander L.
Williamson," Post— ; Newbert, Yuba
county, Gal., Leander Newbert, Postmaster ;
Waterman,' San Bernardino county, Cal.,
Wallace S. Waterman, Postmaster; Rioville,
Lincoln county, Nev., Daniel Benelli, Post
master; , Evil Bend, Douglas county, Or.,
Mrs. Anna L. Richards, Postmistress ; Cot
tonwood, Pima county, A. T., Charles D.
Henry, Postmaster. Postmasters appointed—
S iphus Jor,ren3er, Laqonte*, Whatcom to m
ty, W. T ; Simon L. Lowell, Panguitch, Iron
ciuuty, Utah ; Ed w. Anderson, Pat rowan,
Ironounty, Utah ; ' Henry Hollay, Slate -
villa, Weber county, Utah ; J. W. Biabely,
Cerbat, Mohave county,' A. T. ; 3 John Bart
lett, Oro Blanco, Pima county, A. T. ; Rich
ard Morrison,'. Washington, Pirns county,
-A . A. ,
Kolllnx mil ISurucd- Victims! Inierrrd.
Pittsrubg, December 11th.— Graft, Ben
nett & Co. 'a lolling _iil nas burned thi3
morning. Lots, $300,000 ; insurance, 5150,
--000. The fire was of iucendiary origin. One
thousand mea are thrown out of employment.
The remains of the unfortunate victin.s of
yesterday's holocaust were interred to-day.
Railroad Accidents.
Chattanooga, December 11th.— On the
Cincinnati Southern Railroad, near Kismot,
tl« second section of a freight train ran into
the first section, killing enfciaeer Brice, the
fireman and a brakeman.
Peteesbcrg, December lltb.— Last night,
while the fast train from the north wss pass
ing Rocky Mountain station, on the Wil
mington and Weldon Railroad, the pa«s3nger
aid baggage cars took fire, and were entirely
consumed. All the passengers escaped.
The Debris Qncgt'on.
Washixctox, D^ccmlxjr 11th.—Represent
ative Berry has cot yet definitely determined
the precise form in which he will present the
debris question for Congressional action
when the House reassemble*, but he will
probably introduce next Friday substantially
the same bill that he urged last Congress.
Bapl-i Traveling.
Denver (Col.), December 11th. — A special
train, bearing the Salisbury Troubadour?,
arrived this morning, having made the run
from Brockville, Kansas, a distance of 440
miles, in thirteen hours. The train was
hurried through on account of the announce
ment of the serious condition ot Nellie Me*
Henry's sUter, Jlrs. Edgar, who died here
this morniog.
Women In OfHee.
New York, Dtcember 11th. —The Tribune »
Washington special says : An announcement
of considerable iateiest is authoritatively
made with regard to the appointment of
women to office. The President has deter
mined to make no euch appointments in the
future. This rule will apply to such offices as
posteffices acd pension agencies, etc., and will
not, of course, have any bearing un positions
in the Departments.
- Breaking Down. .
. : 'Washikgton, December 11th.— Guitcau's
health is breaking down. The excitement of
the last few days has ; completely unnerved
him, and he is becoming daily more anxious
as to tha verdiel of the iary. . . >
,V, 'J :... GuiUnu's Sanlly. '::
' New I York, December : 11th'.— A'! Wash
ington special says : - Sixteen of tho experts
summoned on either side of the Guiteau trial
hive held a consultation, at which it was
found that they were all agreed in the opin
ion that the assassin is sine, and legally re
sponsible for the murder ot Garfield. j
. > „..■ 'j • Tliernicmetrical. ■ ■ ,
. New York, December' llth— Midnbht—
Thermometer— 32° ; 1 .we.-t, 22".
FOXKIGV.
The Vienna Catastrophe.
Viessa. December 11th.— After an ani
mated controversy as to whether th? funeral
of tbe victims of the theater tire should have
the character of a public demorstratioii, tbe
C.nnmoii Council decided against a procesbion.
The bodies will be quietly transported to the
Central Cemetery, wh^re funeral services will
be celebrated Monday with ereat popp be
fore tho colossal catafalque on which the
c.-rtiiis will be placed.
Vlesna, December 11th.— The Common
Council have issued a notice that the funeral
of those victims of the fire who cannot be
buried by their friends will take place Mon
day. All of the hospitals where the bodies
are laid out pivsent an agonizing scene. The
official list gives tbe number of iniesiug as
917. The interment of identified began to
day shortly ef cer daybreak.
. " The Enzliih Railroad Accident. '.;
■ London. December 11\\. — Five persons
were killed and thirty injured in the collision
at Canccbury on the North London Railway.
An Aerial I>l. aster. : '- j
• London, December 11th.— The Govern
ment balloon, in charge of Captain Templer,
accompanied by Walter Powell, M. P. for
Malmesbnry, and ' Gardner, ascended from
Bath yesterday, and descended at Brighton.
Tha balloon struck the mound heavily, and
Gardner and Captain Tenr.pler were thrown
cut and injured. The balloon then rose up
with Powell, and was seen again to descend
at sea. Nothing has since been teen or heard
of the balloon or Powell.
PACIFIC SLOPE NEWS.
LAST SIGHT'S DISPATCHES TO THE RECORD
UNION.
CAI.SFOKMA.
From China and Japan.
San Fbancibco, December 11th.— Arrived,
steamer Oceanic, fmm Hongkon?, via Yoko
hama. Among Ih? pisaengers was Chnng
Tsio .In, the ue»v Chinese Minister at Wash
ington. He is accompanied by his wife, Sec
retary and a suite numbering fifteen.
Hokgkong, November 11th.— The burial
of the late Eastern Empres?, after a lapse of
several months, has taken place. The de
ceased was the coceort &f the father of the
late Emperor. The ab*eßce of the Western
Empress and the youthful Emperor from the
ceremonies occasioned remark, and was caused
by a disturbance among the palace eunuche.
It was asserted that the would never be al
lowed to return if 6he went beyond the limits
of the city.
A typhoon las visited the coast of Ton
quin. The waters of ihe sea and river washed
away the banks, inundate;! plantations and
threatened the houses with deduction. The
damage to property was immense. The lots
of life was great. Over 200 bodies have al
ready been recovered.
Chief Justice French, of the British Su
preme Court of Chiua and Japan, has died.
Yokohama, November 25th.— The diffi
culty between the Japanere silk merchants
2nd foreign silk merchants has been adjusted
by a compromise. '.'...
There is a rumor of moie changes in the
Government. A well-informed native jour
nal Rt&tc-s that it h likely that S^igo will be
Minuter of War ; Oyarc?, of Foreign Affair.",
and Yashid'a— at present Minister at Wash
ington — head of the Fiaanca Department.
Msyeshima, Poe tm&aterrGenera] fur many
year*, hss resigtic!, End Nomar Yasnsbi,
former Governor of Kanaghawa, " appointed
in hi 3 place. ■• „- . ■> niSfS .';?•■■
An outrage has been committed by the na
tires of one of the Aleutian Islands on the
orewof the sea-otter hua(ici?-eohocner Diana,
Upon landing: they were fired upon, and
several of thn Japinese crew killed. Ole of
the foreign officers received eif;l;t balls, and
another was badly wounded.
Bnrslnrs Arrested.
San Francisco. December 11th — Richird
Daiy and James Ryan, two Tar Flat roughs,
were arrested this evening on a charge of
burglary. Both are about 18 years of age,
and each has served a sentence in the House
of Correction. ■■
(land and Arm t'rnsheri.
Dutch Flat, December lltb.— Last night
Joe Miguel cam- into to;vn with his hand
and mm crushed and severe wounds on his
head. As nearly as can ba learned, Ihe at
tempted to jump off the down freight at this
place last evening while it was in motion, and
was thrown under the train in some manner,
with the above result. A physician ampu
tate:! the arm this morning.
Man and Wife Drowned. v , f
REDDixf., December 11_.— News has been
received here to-day that John Ellis and wife
were drowned in North ' Cow creek, a few
ii)ile-i above Millville, last night. They had
been to ML'lvilleon a visit, and were return
ing home. Both bodies were recovered ! to
day. -Mr. E!!h was one of the oldest resi
dents of i thU county, and highly respected by
every one. It has cast a gloom over the
whole community. '■'■'■' ''- - "•
Aid for the Veterans' nornr. '
Santa Rosa, i December ] lth — The con
cert here list night in- aid of .the Veterans'
Hcme drew the largest iieuee ever known
in Santa Ro€». The net receipts for the
Horns fund will be fully §200.
ASIZOSA.
Disngtron* Ending of a dame of BllllnrdH.
Puiknix, December 11th. — About 3 o'clock
thi3 afternoon a dispute over a came of bill
iard? led to a ehooticg affray between John
W. Colburn, a saloon keeper, and W. Jen
sen, formerly a barkeeper for Colburn. Col
burn fired five shot?, one taking effect in the
left side of Jensen, inflicting a dangerous if
not fatal wound. A stray bullet hit a CLina
man, breaking the icett-p bcrje. The phy
fkhii.i as yet have not been able to find the
ball. Colbnrn is under arrest, awaiting ex
amination to-morrow.
OKECOM.
Advices from rorlland.
Portland, December lltb.— Real estate
truns.ictions for the week, 81G3.068.
Heavy SQow-storais ara roportsd at all
pointfi on the Columbia and Soske rivers all
day, b'lt it is not severely cold. A heavy
rainfall here to day, with a stmri?Fouth wind.
ilrs. Mary A. Gray, wife of Wm. H. Gray,
died Thursday at her home in Clatsop county.
Deceased came to Oregon Territory in 1838,
and has resided here continuously ever since.
She was tbe third wfcite woman in the Teiri
tory.
Mrc. G. W. Teller, arrested for the alleged
poisoning of her husband, has been discharged.
A private dispatch yesterday announces the
death of General E. B. Babbitt at Fortress
Monroe, of old age. Deceased entered the
army from West Point ia 182 C, and was re
tired in 1806.
The last case of smallpox was discharged
from tbe hospital to-dey.
W t-!!l\«.r<>\ TEKBITOR'
lour Person* Drowned.
Oltmpia, December 11th.— A sad accident
occurred near Chehalis station yesterday
morniDg. A Mr. Phelps, Mrs. Thomas Dob
son and her nine-year-old daughter and Miss
Dora West were all drowned while attempt
ing to ford the Chehalis river. The body of
Sirs. Dobson was recovered. She was found
with her hands ciutchinp the brush. Neither
of the other bodies or the horses and wagon
had been found at the last report.
Andy Johnson, a young man about 17
years old, killed five deer one day lost week
within three or four miles of B ellevue,
Oregon.
Habitual Costivekess afflicts millions of
the American people. Kidney-Wort will
cure it.
"' HtMMKR'B Oljcerolelof Tar cores all diseases of the
Lrw. and lungs, r Ask you druggist (or it^|a^
DAILY nEC'ORD V.VIOV ■ SERIES*
VOLD.MK 11V— JUSniJI£K 97.
TELEGRAPHIC.
SPECIAL TO THE BKCOKS-TTHIOS.
DOMESTIC SEWS.
Still Jin Ui« r Uorror - gtxieea Mem
Burned ''- to , Deatb.
Pitt6burg (Pa.), December 10:h.— The
news is received of a terrible tnc'. shocking j
holucaust which occurred at Ruck Cut, seven
miles from this city, this , morning •■• about 3 <
o'clock, by which sixteen men were burned to
death and a large cumber fatally burned.
Iho fire occurred in a boardicg-honao, in
which nearly fifty workmen employed at the
Davis Island dam were boarding I.'1 .' • ■
; [SECOND DISPATCH.]
_ Pittsbueg, . December lOtb'.— : morn- :
jdc's horror txceeds atyttfaig in this vicinity
since the collision on Twenty- e:*ht street,
between Second and Third. A frame board
inp-houi"e, located on the line of the Pittsburg
and Luke | Erie . Railroad, iome seven mile*
below this city, was set on fire by the explo
sion of a lamp, and of f-rty persons known
to be skepintr there only twenty-four escaped
alive, and even th*y were j more' ior I lets
burned, and not one of them ' succeeded in
saving his clothe*, so rapid was the progress
of ' the flame?. ' Tho other* were literally
roasted' to death without the possi
bility of ,an - fffort being • made :to ■ re
move them. The building in which . the
fire occurred, as stated above, was located
abiut seven miles from the city, at a placa
called ■ Cut Rock, was owned by Martin
Joice, | the contractor, but was under the
management of Mr. Kowr, » boardiag-horue
keeper. -It was thirty feet wide and fifty
feet in length, and .; constructed of boards -
pat upon end. .: It had a roof with » very I
steep... pitch, and tha loft formed by the
sloping 1 oof : wag the place In which "" tlie '
laborers were hnd.ilrd for the eight.' la the
lower story was the diniLg-rowu, and at the
end of the building was the kitchen. The stairs
leading to the I-s'i were little better than a
ladder, and were I located just st the side of
the door leading from the dining-room to the
kitchen. In the loft -bucks were arranged,
but the only light* which penetrated it were
two windows without plats, bat which | were
clossd at Buhl with slidin/f . doora, ro a3 to
kotp out the chill night air.' Into this dark
loft borne forty-three men were supposed to
have slept last night. . At least thai number
were at supper list evening, and none
were reported away when tb9 hour for retir- j
ing came, ... The origin of the Sames, which
wrought suck terrible distraction to human
life, and which caused unch asocy to : thoee "
who escaped from the (h;Uh trap, was the
npsetting and explosion of a ksreseue j oil
lamp.'..
•. Tee story, a3 told by an eye- witness of the
tire, was fubatantiilly as faiiowa : Betwoca
2 and 3 o'clock this ruornicg MclCowp, the
boardinft : huu;v keeper, &roB« and hinlle-l
the kitchen tire, and left the lighted lamp
on a table near the " dcor Icid ; :^ to the
dining-room, and wont to r.r0r..«0 his wife
and servant girls. < While he was gone the ex
plosion occurred, and in an instant the dining*
room was tilled with flames. Mr. Kown etic
cteded in escaping with his wife and giila.
but could not do more than call upon those
up stairs to escape for their lives. Ii: another
moment the flames had enveloped the stair
way, thus cutting eft the meane of escape foe
the doomed men above, except through the
small openings at either end, and from theca
the sliding doors had to be removed.
Terrific Boiler Exi>lutili>n.
Pittsbdrg, December ICth.— boiler burst
in the Keystone rolling mill, killing one and
wounding ten men. There were 350 employes
iD the mill, and there was a frightful scene
of excitement. It wis a wonder that more,
we-ra not killed. Pieces of the boiler went
4CO yards, and some of them did serious dim- -
ttiie. The cause is unknown. JVhn QainD,
a fireman, was killed, and it is also thought .
Alvia G'dhnwill die. " • -. -
- Destructive Fire.
Lebanon (Ky._), December lOtb.— A fire is
now burning, which may prove very destruct
ive. The Court-hou'O wiil cerlajnly ba de- -
stroyed.
. ■ ;; ,■ - A l'rosp«ioDS dm rill 1
New Yobk, December. lOtb.— At the an
nu .1 meeting of BeecherVcnnrch the roember
shi'ii v/.»a reported as . 191 — an increase of
184; . :-• onto, §42,000; iac^.» from ether
source*, SIo.COO. ■
execution in .*rl;.ii!»n-i— A Inbuman
'-"• ' - - ■• ■ ■ ■ • Crtmr.
;. Little Rocs, December 10th. — Howard
Edmonds was executed at Wen-en, Bradley
c DDty, to-day, for thamnrdec of his ct.u&ia.
and sister in-liiw, Miss Saliio Watson. The
crime was olio of the moat iah'ii^.tn in tbe
annals of the criminal history of the State.
He cot oaly deliberately seduced the young,
beautiful and accomplished cislrr of his wife,
but in order to prevent detection when her
condition became known, killed her with an.
si. • There is not ona po'liatiE,- clrcrni^tanc©
connected with the horrible affair. He re
quested a hymu to. be suog on the fc&ffoW.
He ' stood the ordeal without a tremor, and
had a good rmny words to laave hi^ children.
He was swung off aud died with his neck
broken,
rAcnm «oast sews. )
ton ml Ufail in Hi-.!.
: San ! Diego, December Anthony
Ckmecfc, a laborer, took morphine last night,
but whether with suicidal intent is not known.
He was found deal in bed this morning at
the Lyon Hotel. .'
San rraaclsco Stock Sale-.
. . MOJISINO session. .
. " s.'.s Fr-A/foiaco, December 10, 1881. •
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37j Me^bas 101(31'. i Sew York 6o
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380 California 4'c ICC Ward...... 360
■i ]saVirimaa .1 » 200 Ncond»y 3Cc
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190 H. and N... "....a 30 40 N. I't-110.... ,JOJ
670 C. F0int....l IS®l 11 JO E. Mt. Diablo Me '
25.1 Y. Jacket... 3 5V3 60 iIDOCto SDe :
40Kentuck 1 SSOBcluint; We
50 Alpha -.2 70 250 En. Tunse! .2 25
250 Reicher 1 Kfcel Si: 170 80die. . . . . . .2 £o@2 SS
COS. Nevada.... lC3«r!o} 75TiOR»- 100
100 Con£desce..2 35^2 9 100 Bu wer....... 285
60 Utah Walt 100 Bodie T 1 60
140 Exohequtr 1 Of ICO Albion 175
35OBn'!i.;n I 15 lOOGoodihRW 25s "
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100 Alta 3 93<&J9u 15 Sliver Kiae »
300 8. Hill 30c
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PASSENGER LISTS.
Omaha, December lOtli. — Left here to-day,
to arrive in Sacramento December • 14th :
Walter S. Lewi?, Atlanta, Gx; W. L. S.
Harrison, New York ; Mrs. 11. A. Fratk,
Buffalo ; Bishop Hillary »nd vile, San Fran
cisco ; Adam Simpson sod. wife, Fairmont, '
Minn.; Mr*. E. M. Jones, Philadelphia ;
Surgeon Vansant and | wife, U. ; S. M. ; Hos
pital Service ; Thomas Ewicg and wife, .San
Francisco.; ■ v . 'r^'*"
".. Newhail, December 11th.— Passed here to
day, to arrive in San Francisco to-morrow :
William G. Boy no, A. W. Stiff el &ad wife.
Joseph Yarn el 1 , Tacsun ; Mrs. Melh&n Kao»*
and two children, \V. K. Bear, W. P. Miller,
M. Until, S. Grove, 8; Braddon, San Fran
cisco; lire. John O. King and child, San
Gabriel; Mrs. Frank Irving, Tombstone, A.
T.; Mr. and Mrs. L L. Baker, son and nurse,
J. Mackley, St. Louis ; John Dargie, Herme
sillo ; F. D. Hatfield, 0. W. Hatfield,- New
York ;L. Miller, Placerville ; J. H. Mand,
Sumner ; James otto, Soaora; K. E. Haun
dew, W. H. Perry, Los Angeles ; Mrs. Henry
Hancock, sister and ' two ' children, Santa
Monica; Mis. Jones and daughter, Alameda;
J. Levy, San Bernardino ; jJ. A. Sauhbory
and wife, Ventura.
- Carlis, December 11th.— Passed here to
day, to arrive In Sacramento tomorrow : J.
H. . Hodgman •' and wif .->, Redwing, Minn. ;
John Scheass and wife, St. Louia ; George A.
Sweet, I Dannville, iN. Y. ; Mr?. Win. Ash
and child, ; Berlin ; I Eliza Fstrel, Brooklyn, '
N. Y. ; H. I). Colsbn. Matt»i> isett, Mass. ;
Mrs. T. K. Jones, R. L. Homed, Chas. Hol
comb,' Salt Lake : ' Joseph Brewer and wiFe,
Boston, Maw,' ; Edward Wilisor," North Cam- '
bridge, Mass. ; Win. Roper, Gloucester.
Mass. ; John Cone, San Fraccieco ; Eli Well
mao, wife and two children, Portland, Or. ;
Fred. Hagar, Kelton ; '. Jan. Be]], Colorado ;
W. A. Goose, England ; J. Monin, Montreal, v
Canada ; Mrs. S. E Harris and child, West-
Jordan. Utah ; F. B. Boyce, Sydney, N. S. i
W. ; ? Mrs." Morrin, Canada ; IG. N. Curtis,
New Zealand ; 20 emigrant passengers, to ar
rive in Sacramento December 13th. jO^Jv-".'^
3 Omaha, December 11th.— Left here to-day,
to I arrive '- in Sacramento i December 15th r
H. E. 1 Bothen, San Francisco; V. W. Hig- '
giug, Victoria, B. C; Mies Kobina Brady,
Montreal; Mrs. ? Theband ■<■ and J daughter.
New York ; Mrs. J. HA. Soarle*. Boston ;
Mrs. Pef^r Steele. Victoria, B. C; F. Tro
mor, L. R. Ktyne*. Australia ; MuarJ. A.
Pard«, Mrs. George Humphry. Batavia, N.
V.; L. L -Watson, Mb.' Edward i WaUoa. •
Vincennes, Ind.j C, L. Moilay, Hongkong, M

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