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fHK DAILY 11EC0RD-UNION.
* IT I It DAY OCTOBEBt *. IHhS
ADVERnSIMENr HESTIOM.
Jletropolitai: Tbeattr— Matinee and tvenitf.
J. Kcim— Elite KcsUuract, 303 J street.
Sut*rui!!it -I'acifk- Bink, San Fr»i.vifcco.
KiiiL-his Templar— To- r.itrht.
A. O. I. W., Nu. 21-To-liulit-
Boys in Blue- To-uight.
Wanted— Eootblack.
Notice — Comonittee First Regiment Sail.
Armory Hill Association— To-night.
I. O. G. T T» rigill .
K. cf P. Social Club— To-m-.-t .:.
■aatai— HaM anil female lieip.
Board of Examiners.
_
Business Ad7e:tl2G:sen".B.
ilcc'uanii-j' St"re— Faoliioii lattar.
John fhnin IfmillilinM Gooit.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.
STORE OPENING.
Mesere. Scofi-U & Ttvis have issued over '
two hundred invitations to be prejent at the '
opening of their new store building to-d.iy.
Although the public are somewhat familiar I
with the new l.u-1 li; „-, which has been in
course of liiwullllilliiili for some time, a short
description may hs of some i..tere-t. It is i
located on the east side of Second street, be- '
tween I and J streets, having a frontage on j ■
the street of 40 feet and a depth of 100 feat.
The boUding is two stories i i higb^, with a \
basement o! ten feet. The walls to the top I '
of the Or.-.t nt«,ry are twenty one inches thick,
made ot brick laid in cement. Tho entire
stiu^ture U as near &ie-pr*of »s Bkili and in
genuity can miLe it. Tne hight of the first ' '
stoiy U seventeen feet, am: that of the second '
sixteea feet. Tbe contractor who erected the I
buildirtr waß George Is'a^le, of San Francisco, j ]
while thie paii.-iuk,- was done by S;oner tz j
Nlcßob, of tl.in tity, aiid is au clegaut piece
of workmanship. Tie first fl .or will be
occupied as a general retsil tstabii-ihmeut j
for their line of eood?. Biegast shelviatr
has been srr,tr.s;eJ oo cue rideot tiie bnSdiag,
on which I:;*) variom j;" o '!<. uut up i.i rii.ai!
ca'-f, have been arracged. Ia the center of I:
tt.c room 12 bj 40 feet Jim becu p*rti i<>ned
(if ami fi ted f.->r lue a.? offloea. 'i'l i- -
contiiu the manager's a-. J bookkeeper* deck?,
and aim n prirate offi v. The furniture and
deskn wi.l bo of blifk walaot, &0-.1 \: is '
clii.r.td that it wiU b■ th mnt eUgaat an I
expansively tUted up . fti~e ia the city. Tre i
sec nid st'.ry i* to bo u*.d entirely for rfass, j
bavin? b;c-n fitted up »i h l-c'.s tuitab!.? for I
nil >-:z_r of window Rlicr!. The basement 1
will b-i mcd for atcrin^ u:ib okeu C2Bfs of oil,
oil in barn I*, etc. It iias k ooncnte floor, fix (
ii. -lies i;-. thickness and made of Portland ! i
couif-nt. In o> c correr th' re is a s rail I -
ro' m, VI by 1-1 ket, entirely lined wi;h bbect
irou, to be u-.ee! a* a soidrrino; roam. An i
elevator ran; from the tase:nent to the tap of i
the buiMine. ,
This is a branch of the San Francisco r..«j:iss
of the calm name. E. H. Forester is tbe
macaner of the Saciamento house, ai.d has j I
been , established for tr.e last eighteen months '
on Front street, atar X street, where many I
bating friends have been formed, From Mr. I
Fi.rtstfr it i« leariuil that it is the intention i
to iirentlv increase the stock of tfoods urtil it i
will equi). if not txce?d, that cirriid by any ' 1
boose in that line in the S'^te outside of the j
metropolk. The new buildini; is certainly a i
crenit to tho energy of tbe firm, aad i-< one I ]
which will coopire very fiv-.rabiy with '>t':er : '
ttora bnildiogi ia Sicra'jiento, btinz o-\e "f I i
tho largest in the cltv oceopied fntirely by '
one firm as a placa of 'ru&iatss. Tae tub'io I
or><" in); <.f the store wiil take pl»ce t -d»v a:
3r. M. I. U understood thiUthe pro^M.iin^s
wiii be somewhat different from ordinary, ■
and ' I invitati .us wOl dj well to I
be pre-ttjt.
Cockti Ornozßit 1 Bxpobu.— The i
in •; reports {rom couuty officers for the month j
of September were recdved aad approved by :
the Board of Sa;>irviso.-s yeatarday : W. K.
Gsrber, County Recorder, rc:eived on ac- I
oount of f. es $3Q2 ; T. H. Cerkey, C unty '
Clerk, received - l ■!•_' B0; A. Heilbr-.n, Boer
iif, $140 45. 1). E Callahan, Connty TreaE- :
urer, rpftortnl <ii^. iirsprri^iit^ 1 1 t.lio amuur.tof '
»1 1.345 35, divide! aafollowu: School fuod,
$7,452 18; H •• I fund, si 111 78; irer
pral fiic.d. $2,426 89; roid fund, $Ssl 56.
County 3aDerinteod«at of School--, C E. |i
Bisi^p. midethe following report of »<:h.iol j i
tfiiu.f r the year ending June 39. !SS2: i
Total nnmber of w iit» I> >y« between "> and 17 1
3.866; girim :! SJ:' : colored b,ys, 42; uirls, j
47; total. 7,777. Nnaaberof white children |i
undi'-r 5 '2. 17.; c ilorad, 36 ; number between ; i
5 and 17 wh-> have be«n at public schools a I i
p riiim of the vp»r, 5,317 ; attended only pri- ]
vate schu >U. <i"'.' ; ■ amber who have not at- 1 1
tencie ! aoy tcho 'i. I 7"il : Dumber of M .nijo- j ]
lian c.: Iron otider 17. r >l7 ; number between ! 1
•"> ftU'.i 17 111 ; Dative b m, faith p*rrfnta na- J
tiv.-, 1 539 ; • • r ? pnrent foreign, 1,663 ; ca- I i
tivp, loVi parents fori-iijn, 8.739 ; foreign 1 1
bora children, !11 ; b-iys bom iv the pact i
-J!:!; girls, 180, ' j
Freight ni'-}[ the F.ast. — The foUnrinf;
r Sacraments pissed O-;den |
on tl n'; For i. ('• . Duvla, -j boxes
el ui^.-. 1 i« \ walnut fumitan ; \\. A. k. V.
S. II .i.' ton, 1 box blank I.i. ks ; A. A V
Vo rMes ft Co., 7 bandies ci >;h, 1 ba
b] i.. : W iostock & Lubia, 2 cases trav
eUng bags, 1 box o irtets, ti o.i-e.s boots an.i
shoes; Ball, Lahrs .t C--., 58 cases csaned
mackerel; -\il<ms, UcNeill Ac 0.-.. 12 box-B
tobacco; If. A. Weiver, 2 band! s paper;
A Miife.-, 1 '.. x v u.-:,-.- fpriuvs ; Centra] Pa
cific Bailroad, 12 cn>^« c>i>per, lOOOcirj
apriaß*; <'. if' frflmnn. 7 cash- h-i'-<; John i
Brf uuer, l! boxes furniture ;F. W. Schwa.ro b, j
1b >x mol iiiii. ■■ ; A. C, Tuft, 1 barr"l drugs ; ■
E. Lynn, 1 bns hosiery; Uudiey it Co., _ ■
kits ri-h ; Chs \i i 7. 'itler. 1 case cutlery, 1 |
case ]'lat»d ware: W. I). Comstock, 1 box
walnut towel-stands, 1 box furniture.
Boabd oi- BoFiavißoaa.— The Board of
Supervisor.-* met jeterday pursuant t:> ad
journment. A!>"eu f , Bfcklty and Chri»',y.
The echo i ceceu^ report for Sacramento
county for th* school jcar ending Juno 80, j
1882 waj prtseiittd by C. X Bishop atd oi- I
ciered on ti e. The 1. >nd of J. K. Larkia f r i
doin^ the c >aty auvertUing was readandap- I
proved. Aresolotioa that A. P. Catlin b- I
authorised to becia action to open the rood j
running acmai Co*aiinaa river, between the
lanJ* of Andrew K-|ly and A. Verii.i y», was
then brought before <iie Board for actiin. On
rollcal! the :jc.oiuti.>a pissed by the foll>w
iru" vote : Ayc-s — B'.ii', l'ail?y, i>utler. No
— \Vils n. lieni'rts from county officers were I
then r'al and >.ppr<>veH, after which the i
ISoard *> j arced for the term.
lNConroßATF.i>.— Tr.e following articles cf ,
incorp^irati. v were *i.el with the Secretary ( f
State tiatajdsy : it ibarU bland Boad Com
pany. Dlrtctwn — A. C. I*iul*eH, J. H ■
OlVier, W. R Pi»h r, .1. W. Ferris. S. W. |
«:>erry, \V. (' !> .:;. t', J D. Peter-.. Uapl- |
Ul stock, fOO.OOO divided into 200 shsi ■ .
Priecioal pis w ol bn inesr, Stookton, C '..
AWsßartoiVlneyai ICompaay. 1 »i ■ < ■■.■■■■ —
William V. Dswoy. Kobtrt Bartno, 1
1 ndotfl J. V." 'r.->. Char) ■ bleioecka.
C 4 | ■■■..: -■ 003, divided in^> 2000
thai : ■ of busia-irt*, 9 > •
':' . [tea.
ofaTBOPOUTAB TiiE.vTEi:. — Ti;e Palmar ,
Compaoy, wSI be seen elsewhere, oc
cupy t.i i bo ■ li of tha Metropolitan Theater
thn nmrahtdtr nf this wnelr On Wednetd )
the it of b'rauk Miyo will beßin, !
and last t r f ir nights »od Saturday tnatinet 1 .
Wednesl»y »ud ihursday maaiiifi " Davy
Crockett 1 ' will be p:t_-e,.ted. on Friday eren
ii g and Saturday matinee, " Van, the Vir- j
pinian,' i .\urday evening, "Tee '
Streets of Ntw York."
*
Pbooks o* PsOanuirT, — Ti era is no more j
certain an i hopeful sign of prosperity of this
eoaat than the success of the Pacific Back, (
corner of Pice and i?»nsome streets. All the
gNat destinies of the country are idantined
with success of Ha rfp-eseatative busine°s !
houses. It is a p'w sure, therefore, to note •
that in the list year th ■ hMMMai of the Pa- j
cftic Bank has ircr^a^ed .V) per cent., reach- |
hm an aßgrcsate of over 8100,000,000. Bo- |
siilej payicu' its rt-«ii!rir di\idend, it has ic
creased its a-*ets I ■ i~;i "XK>.OOO, iv surplus to
$100,000, and ratalae its paid up capital <^ j
$1,000,000 B-tter thua all, it retainn at its
head ita Piciieut. Dr. K. 11. MoD.nalrJ, j
and the Board of Directors to whose able !
management its wonderful bbmbbi is mainly {
due. m
Thebk arrivetl a*, the Kid Hou«e yest«r- \
day per rail : Ten ca*es men's rubber boots, 3 i
cases heavy avareoati a-.d ulsters, 4 cases '
men's and boy?' clothing. 2 esses rubber over
coat*, 5 c ises b >ot» aod xhoes, 3 cues blank* I .
2 cases twilled anl plain tUnnel«, 1 case >
vraterproofp, I c**e s wool hceiery from Oak- i
land Mills.
Thet were pulled on at the Red House
yeoterdsv. What was? Fifty puirs of thooe
standard It ml Tin— lmiiai at $3 :A i*rpair.*
1
Fob S3 2i> you caa secure a h&cr'so-ne j
triple-plate', Mvc-bottle caster, at Acker
man's, C'Ji* J street. •
EcLireEehampagieu ur*iby connoisseur?,*
OBJECT TEACHING.
CONCERNING THE SYSTEM IN UK-
GEADED SCHOOL MO. 4
The Fystem— Methods Fmployed— lts The
ory and Practice— The Results Ob
tained—A Teacher's Views
The nmmi belief obtains in the minds
of some residents of this city that the school
known as " Ucgraded School No. 4," situ- i
ated at Twenty fourth and R streets, is a I
Kindergarten. This has i>ecn c&uaed to a j
great extent by a want of information as to ;
Ihe methods used in teacuicg in thie school, j
and incorrect impressions made by reason of '
a recent publication in other co!u:iiEs tliao ;
thete. The school i 3 the out?rowt!» of the ]
agitation some three years 6incj coucerning !
th.. pricey syttem. That is a system !
in which object teachiug is the j
m.»t prominent feature, objects being «std !
almoßt exclusively ia the earl'c.* yeirs of a
cbild"a traiuing. When, oi.e jvar »l'O, the I
Board of Education established the Twenty
fourth Btreet kc'.i > 1, it was ordered that it
sh'.u:ube"a simi-kindergarten and an ob
jective school." In accordai-c* with this
order some of the features and methods of the
kindergarten have b-en introduced ir.to the
lowest, or the eighth j;rade. It in believed by
the Board and it. ..-•.■ iutrusted with this
school, that the mode of instruction used in
the kindergr-rten system is conducive to the
ends to be atti.ined ia the process of primary
instruction, v'z : to arouse the attention, and {
to cultivate habits of accurate obser- I
vation. While there is no " class in \
kindergarten," thera is a veritable srhooi
consisting of tho four primary grades, which t
an required to ba taoght the bwe branchts
as those taught in scho !-i i.f < orreipondirg
grades tlsewhtre in the city. It the method
cf instruction difif=rs from that of other
■ehooltj tiie aims are the eanje, iind it 13 be
lieved th*t the recalls obtained from tie
woik will bear out the assertion that the ad
vaace in th>»e ciitscs has be n more ra: ii
UGQPr the obj-ctive method than und^r iUit i
ol Bchools of tba '11 system. With the nb- !
ject in view of obtaining some iaformatton I
ia regard to this Boiool fur iha bnueut of the '.
j. oaral pubKc, a Eecoes 1":, ion reprajenta- ;
tive ca'.;.-.i up'-.n
Miirt. 51. E. JiITMF •>I(I>,
The l'rir.cipil of the tcbool, to obtain a ftite- ]
aiaut coactrz.iug the tysUiu, wilh the foi!ow- i
ii c re.-ult :
Qaertion — What ars ths melhids of in
struction, aid the ress- n tot u=ing tlieca, ia
the scho il of which you are Principal ':
Amwit — Our mtthoi of primary instruc
tion has always breu objective. Object teach
ing is founded so tne tart that we Jeira by j
observation. Primary edaeati .n begini with j
txercUirc the i>ercepti< n, hence the per- :
ceptivc f*cullie!) matt be cultiv »teil. Tbii
culture consists in giviog occ.^i:.ns :.nd in
centives for the developmeut of the percep
tion, theu »j;»'n in fixiug these perceotioni in !
the tuiud by dejciiptive lat:t;uai;e. The most
natural anl healthful stioiu'.ua in the acquisi
tion of knowledge by a child is the union of
pleasure with iai-true:i m, Curiusity and a
love for the baantifnl au-1 inarve'.or.4 are hi->o
inherent principles which are manifested ia
early childhood. Then a^ain the child de
lights in occupation and success of the ( ffort« I
which bif ird him ula >. ure. Even in the first !
efforts with the ehto and i>er.cil he d^rivui
pleasure aad informa.i>a from tha mark? ]
which the pencil leaver on tiie smooth rariice j
of the llate, and the pictures which he draws !
have Hvparently a reality, aod he feels a He- i
luUt in sketcii;: : : whatever bis fancy dic
tates. In the bei'i'iiiins of h : « school lif j
he should ba lei more systematic *Uy in re- !
producing his ide&i. HU ttirts to Imitate
' : ci of eojjyment t> him.
W.- find in i"ir rc'\o'ii ihat He looksfot ard
with eagerats-i and joy to Ui^ tc'.urn • t .n on- ;
; 0.-tu^ity to kte aud pencil. Hence j
we try to make all h'u iustnutioa plsasur.-.- i
ble, either by the m&da of preseatirt; or \i |
the Aubject-uiatter tele jted. All faculties or I
powers of the mind an d«velop«d and
utrerg hened by ir p r exerci-e. »!y over
taikioK oi oT6i!»tr»iointf, these faculties m»y
be eitfecMeri. The principal object of pri
mary education ia uot iv giving exhan^Uve
iaformati^n, bat rather ia the development of |
the faculties. The method* of
THT OBJBCriVI SCHOOL
Pl»ce much rcliacce oa self-activiiy, aod
this is a neces-.try r. <iuird!;ieiit for lie- !
yelopmenr. Tie ciiili naturally delights
ia ac ivity, but t'-ii-i Kotivity must
be judiciously (iirectt-d tu-.vards form
ioK correct habits of th u^ht ami ob
servation, and in (,'ivinf expression to correct
i lea.x aud pnrposea. ii.is laaate desire for
activity iscreaaea with tii-_- ptowiuf powers.
L'Zins-'s ani Indolence are fre<{<ien:ly the re
tu!t of a fake educatinn. Jidtuia h*i h.r
laws relating to th • i-iiuJ as well as to the I
body, and these should not bs lost si^bt of. I
Peifect physical development reqnirea ?. csr- j
tain amount of food and exercise, »nu in » I
iike manner m"Utsl growth reqairea suitable I
material for food ns well as exercise. HeDco '
ii itnK in must b^ such as to iuduce the de- i
mi ;> i .. .f thi> poweis f the mind iv their !
natural r.r.ier. Edaeati n, a^ has been .-*^ < i .
oanoot create ; it can rrjly watch, direct I
ai.l the mind in becoming the recipient of ihe I
highest potable poo<l throu . . folcok I
j cv cither t . ttnro 'f art, their color ;
i'ri vaiin!> pr.iii-i.i a beine stated, v not a« !
paii u'. ■ itrain v .
and do ■, moreover, more toward th .
ing oi the mind.
Q— How are f '.L- .'j-.cti 1. to the
ci lid's aitent'on ?
A. — S >me <•' j •■ - r.re civen to the eHM foi
i:u inspection. Ti.o«« ho tykes i
■66a for hlmtelf. and i.-i permitted to ipeak
;. yeotuiyconc miog them, ili^ atten
■ tioii i; confined to unc o j?ct i.iili'> all that i-> I
obvions to Urn bss ';eu described; then, by !
a-krn, 1 <{ ie-ti ]]-, much U drawn uut which,
j xete he unaided, would csca;.e bin af.tetui m.
I', is iiftsu fiiini Le?tvary to suggest wordl
to enabl9 him to tell what he sees. In this
way he Lot only learns the OOtrect \i'e of the
word or words Kiveo, Imt :i!ho t > t:n-; ex] n ■'■
sion to i'!caa whi.'h, if not ezp BM;d, wcold
be lost It is tha action upon the mind of
I real, tangible tUogii, togedier with wur.l
| perception?, wi.ioh coUirat^, In kimiernarte.;
j culture its gamw and occupations Enqaently i
; furnish material fur c jiiver.-iatiorK, woich i-i
j school wa teim object le-ieons. Thsy aie abo '
I oasy intfl ecti'r.l exerci-e.->. for they require no
j prtvi us theoght, Ihs occupatiLns which
I nave bte i iotiojnce'l iutf> cur rehool I
| are buc!i as have a direc", bearing I
|up>n thn s'.niies to \>e pursued. Tne
. t-hilu's ab.-trncti'.ns of form, eiza, nmni .-.
i relative poattHm, •? c . tlao fxert an :111 leace
. upon the esthetic xide f his natur \ il ride
: objects which can be baiidkd t y the child,
• his attention is directed t> objects in the
j schoolroom, cr things that can be seen through |
| the windows.
<^. — H"W are the Tarfenu branches tEUijht ;
for .i.-' >v. c arithmetic V
A — The fi-.-t ide.s "f numbers ars gal
by tha use of blu.sk*. sticks, etc. ,-i me
: u.i« I take a r.anijtul of beans, small I
or other similar articles to the wji.'i .
room. These are also Dead iv teacfaia)
faadaawntal rules of arithmetic. Ai
■ -r stiofl are rrryAaaUy and n<u. k'y
'. ■■■■■ X Ie la »lway« in U:i-> w»y that a
child Isrirns tha first principle* of arithmetic,
1 i u.nbers are used .n a Hla'.e cr bijck';' >ar I, 1
i • wi 1 mvati^bly cunt his fingers to make |
-.:i iddition or subtr.\cticm. I w.;s al«> for
-1 ri^',"i with a numtricil fnnr, which is more '
.>• .nv.-i.iei.t. Of cutfc th- ciii.i i.-i t..u^ht to •
torm the Ekhbm at the fame tin;B. l!y thi->
. me.aoU it becomes
a pleasuk;: to leai-.n,
Bather than a task. Everythiag p.. :l ;.. ■•,
to ki'fp his attiiilhm dineted I
subject which is bcin^ taught, Tban a.p
also ruled desks and slater, from which skill i
in estimating riimensions of different obj iN
M acquired. Tnese also assist greatly in the j
first btatmetiaM in drawing. Idaaa ■■ f i- 1-,:.
are obtained from Mocha, rin^s, tablets, c*.. .
I have asked tbe Board i i X iucatioa t
ply a set of measures — pint, peck, gallcr, I
etc. — but they have not been received as yet. i
y —How about geography ?
A. — Objects caonot be used_ to euch an ex- j
tent iv this study, but the p:'icts of t!u 000 -
pa» are tausht by the position oi surround- |
ipg obj3ct« — buildicgs, strtet*, etc. The j
cbild learns in which direction from the j
school ha reside?. Then larye maps are in- ,
troduced, while the artificial globe is ever a j
source of instruction.
' v >. — And spelling ?
A. — An object or the picture cf an object
is presented to view, after whi-h the won: i«
introduced, then the spelling. This cm- I
bines the definition with the orthography ol
tbs woH. At the same time the writiL;: of
the word is taught. Then, a* soon a
ble, readir gis iutroduceJ. Words are first
i joined by conjunctions ; then when a *utii
cient cumber of words have been learced,
: short sentences axe formed.
y — You have some aEsistacts, have you
not?
A. — Yes. Although the school ia kaown
as an ungraded school, theie are really five :
j gtxles. Two of th.se are under my direct
', care ; two under Urn charge al the first assist
! ant, Miss Bertie Piper, and tbe eighth or
lower gra<le is iv the care of tho MONmI as
sistant, Miss Emma Hrghes. The list men
tioned is the on? io which a number cf kir.
d<"-::arien features »re introduced.
Q — %Vh£t, in your • pinicn, are tbe resolts
obtained by the c! ject mettoi, in cpni;>ariaon
with tha system used in other schools ?
A.— l have tau^h: under the old tyitcxr., !
both in tbe AUattj? SUtes and on thi* coast, 1 1
and am certain that in primary it»trnction
f cmlarH will advance when taught by object
! method* with nearly twice the rapidity at
! tamed uader the nid system.
The subject was fuund so prolific of eug
t,eiti'<n that question and answer muht have
been _ multiplied almost indefinitely ; but
si ill -itiit has been given, probably, to indi
j cate clearly the methods employed. It may
! be added that after one year's experiment the
t«a.:Lers of the tchool and the Board of Edu
cation if the city are entirely satisfied with
tha progress made. In mat.y respects it has
; exceeded expectation, and ou the results at
; tvued the Board has bised it* faith in the
I school and the system in ord?ring it to be
j continued. In addition to the cbarU, appa-
I ratus, etc , already in mm in the bctwol,
I others aie to be introduced, and euch
i new features as . have elsewhere met
I with the approval of experience,
for the purpote of developing the highest poe
! eibilitiea of the pystem. An impression come
time ag.; prevailed, especially among some of
I the pareuts of pupih at Ungraded School No.
I 4, that their children were i tini; use.l as me-
I diuui!) of a mere experiment. The School Di-
I rector*, on the cutrary, hold that these
! children, by beirg plaosd in ihis school, have
1 peculiar and special advantages for advance
j tnent, and the l'reside nt of t!:e B iftrH, on be
!!■-' asked concerning it, mace a reply of .■;.
--j proval of the school ana exprestivii of his feat
i isfaction with it.
The RaivStuioi.— -Sergeant Birwick re
ports the rain that began at 2 A. M. yesterday
and ended at 2 p. M. was not anticipated by
the barometer at this station, San PrMMMOO
or Red Bluff. The other northern signals be
irg dnwn, %he barometrical results of that re
gion could not be ascertained. The line was
working well yesterday noon, fjettir a back
signals for twenty-four h^urs, 'showinsr the bs
rometer to have been quite low at Olympu
and Portland, while the barometer at
j this place was over a quarter of
jan inch higher than at those points.
j The r»iu-f»ll f ;r this storm alocg
\ the Padfij slopo was iiuite smull, not
amounting to mure th .v a quartet of an inch
at any Htaliui). and only .10 of ,n inch at
Sacrsmento, making 2 02 inches for the month,
and 2.59 inches fur the Reason to date. The
season of 1877-8 to correm>"vndir>;» date gava
aoue ; the E«asrn of 187° '.• t-ava .'£} of »v
inch ; the season of IS7D SO, .'2ii of an iach ;
I the nelson of ISM)- 1 eoc-3 ; the season of
I 1881 -\ .32 „f an ir:cb. The average (or t!i«
j pa*t six seiEoas to corresponding date M.58
I ot an imi>, iiiking the present season 2.01
j indies -o far ahs.id of the average raiufallfor
I tho jra"i: s.x year.*. Judging fin m the low
barometer at BP. X. last I'i.^ni; at Olympia
! and Portland, and the foul matter (onset
■ I fr ::i Oiympi* ami lie i BiuiF, ler.ls
j one to th? aim st certaia belief that the
weather is still i i an unsettled condition,
there beine a Urije deficiency ot r.ir at the
north of the Pacific slope, w!iic!i may bo
CMued by the approach of a storm aljng the
northern oast of the Pacific.
Hi: Kuw Am. About Comets.— The
! comet that is now approaching the earth has
■ attracted the attention of a f,<reat many ob
servers, aad during the early morciDg h jurs
» lar>;e cumber of amateur astronomers may
| be seen with ooera gla«tei gazing heaven
ward*, adruirir.g the wondeiiu! visitor. A
few evei-in^s since one of the employe* at the
Stnta Capitol concluded, after hearing si
much about the comet and its beauty, that he
would like to see it for himself. Accordingly
he made his poxpoan known to seven] of his
acquaintsnren, and they all agreed to stay
jup and watch for the comet. During
! the intervening hours he entertained
j his companions with a history of tho
comet of 1812, of which he had a distinct
I recollection, that on oi,e oocmlob it ti»rte.l
! out from the Run 200,000,000 of nii'es in a
| few seconds of time, and that it had a tr.il
j 73.000.000 i ;{ n.iUs lorg and wm one cf the
groitest wondan ever s eu in the starry
beavers. By thi.t ti:ne the morning hours
! wet? rapidly drawing to a close, ar.d stiil r.n
cjmet in sVht. Finally, th*y concluded to
u;''v • up tlif'r adventure a« r. bad unJert. '«!:•<
| .-.ud started for home. While pasting an op
town hotel t^e abore-mentioced iadividoal
■ eiat fi ; ? or!. a npwardi -.nd exclaimed, " My,
j there's the eomst, and it his lest its tail." It
wm tie late-r'sinu: iuoo-i thai had joat n:3'le
it* appfMracca ov<rr the buildings. It mby
be a^deil that the leaking out ( f this 6to:y
h»s given riss to ths) roport tjr»t the com3t
OM .-p'.ii. Into three distinct piris.
Kthohht Chapel Reckitios. — The mem
j bers of Xi; gdej C::arei i?av.» a, sccial rtcep
| tioa to thtir new pastor, tko Key. C. McKe!-
I vie, last evening. Tr.e atter.dance w»n large
| and Included a number from ot^er churchy?.
The welcoming address was dtiivered by
Key. T. d. Oann. Remarks we« a!so made
by tier. T. H, B. Anderson, liev. A. J.
Frost and Key. Mr. StaDley. Mr. Mr-K-1
--vie, iq a few wcli-choicu reiuarki", returned
tli inks for the kindly niaaiier in whxh he
had been re.eived by the people of Sacra
ment". Tne fol'iiiwing progr me^e of mu«ic
was r<-niiered during the pveing: Qdirtet,
by the. chair ; instrumental du.t, by Miaa
li.'Vi" Krv.er and Miss May Jopwm ; vocul
duet, by Mrs. PiokhauiMiJ Mrs Hans irow ;
I iattraanatal solo, by Gertio Gerrieh, ai.d
I n quartet by Mr. and Mrj. Kauabro.v aui
] Mr. and Mtk. S.ieeU. The msetioir was dis
:i::-H=<i with pr*yer,
AICQUCAinZKD C:Lr..-Ti.M,. — la the Su
perior Court y<^tir!a,', Ir.iii.y the trial ol ;i
I Chinamin aceaaad of uiiickta stealim?, the
defacdaot took tho v?itne»s-otat.d. l"ie de
- irai that be had received the cbickeiu
io his ■ - - : >n from a** flend, " and
wh m ked why they vr,ire conoeaied undti
i 'replied that ou I.h way home be
i ■■ ■ U&d to | . iof another
■ ■■' ■ ■ '■ d be wai I ■ ii .-;". d, .-' i !.■
feat 1 -r.a'o if bo siw „- >p »ty i i hi ipa ■■ >-
«i«n Ie would bu ■■•■'«■.■■; to "aettle." V a In
itythii '■ ■ !y equaled by tbe t. bj
uf another Chinaman ;i i: j tame C art,
time dace, th. . two meneMuiht hi'u
i a^ 1 held a mst of ri^j on i i< :.l; raldei irfaila
I a third one call I t p ilic . . .
"LIOHTB o' LOHDON."— A fashioaabla
aadtenea aiaambled !a.-t evenmg at tha Met
ropolitan Theatei to wii.ceß.< the third per
formuioe of "Lish's o' Ijindoa" by Palm
er's company. Tt:e at»K- maoa^enMiit by
Mr. To-!, it this troupe, has been excee -
ingry a - '«>''. md a^ such is worthy of imit^
tijii by othen \: 'no may vi.-it this ji y. ' 'ir I
lersno-s i'.a-i t <> nftcu b?en !'i'ru ; e. A*, tin
| nvit.ine« t>-rUy "Tr-o Bask«i'« Daagl r"
I -A-ill be pneeated. 'l'r. : * U ••> th'>ri.u s 'hly
Ai.eric?.u oomedy, i> will porfonr?! by
\uit i ihih»mij i';.^ " L : >;lits o' Litndoa"
I will be prodnced a^ain to-ajftbt for tho lest
! ti.r.e.
Polick Coukt. — Th 3 fjHowiDg boaiaaM
was transacted iv .hi'tu'S Hanry"* Court yes
terjay : S^rah Leslie w»6 convicte lof being
drunk ,\nd rine-1 $5. Jack Casey was f ouni
Kuilty of petit larceny, and ordered to appear
forsenten.a this morning. James Siimiiu
I was line i -S"> and costs for cliscurbic;; ihj
peace. Kd. Tie aiid Char. CUrk WON e.;c<!
held ta answer lo a ch^rije of burglary, with
!i ,ii ii Ke:l at $2 OM N. S Nich jls w^s found
'.{ laa'niflK 1 a public ntiiianm Toe al
i nuisance oonantad iv kefpv g a pile <>'
r ia tbe stieet oo S^ond atmet, be
■ .1 IJ, li. ir tra ilcf^-:iiiiu.'ii milL
Th 3 Howards — The Howard Benevolent
Association hi-1.l tlieir pnau^l meeting la-a
night at the officj of W. P. Colrman. The
annual report wns re.i>l avl urdere t priatod.
i Tue ioi'.jwing-naoie.l p~rions weie e'ectfd
j Directors : A. A. Van V sfaiea, C N. Hart
j well, U L. Lawk, Gns. Abbott, I. )h Boa
' MIL John MeNellL GJeo. \V. Uhe^lev, W. P.
I Co&mao, John H. Cirn.ll. K. Imlj wa9
■ lir.t ; .! ieph Sb Be) . Be - I .r, ;
:W. A. li ighfrm, TrtHnrtr. FbaladMi t
■ mci in it -:1 :.• .:->t v,> a i.eGctit
■ -liunnent, to bo y.w-u s.b;'it the n.iduie
I f ."'•' . . smh r.
Boaki) ot Kni'CATiCiK.— As'i.cUl ceeunj;
! of tbe Boird of 1". '. >;^a' : n w*i held la«t even
j ing at the office of the Superintendent for tho
porp -•■ if re ring < :.■ r pirtof the Finance
j iji.muiittee. Top fr>Uo«i tg I ftli were allowaH :
jW.T. < ' - i -. $170 : i ' .-A- k Croly, 91,447 ;
AS .-Her, $122 60; Jarne* Beefcat,
: i ha MUnhall. ?«:< 7.">.
TnE TEf pr.r"s Bavi>os Rank.— The Bank
iaaioßen have examined the affairs of
I the Peoiila'o Savings Biiik of this city, and
I have submitted th-ir report t> the Attorney
r^\. It shows nitioey nu hand, $26,
---■ and tout resumes of $502,306 7.
.Lk is reported at> beiag in a s .uuU coi,
--i diti v.
- -* ■
The f»l! and winter opening cf pattern bf.n
nets ai>J hats; »!<•>, ftat^iT?, fl>werß, filks,
L v.i\ ba Ti-urp.liy, Friday
.'nrrisy, at Mr-. E X izeusiein's Mil
. , nt, CI 5 I street, All are
:to call ;• . I'ne npenin.j
. I uext wt tk. Nj invitation cards

Kn.ipsE Burnt I'kv raaatvad th* hiVh*o
s. r.! m eoampatWaa with all American MM
(anara c; . at (ha iate Now
York Culiuary X v i *
Attention, Yen s.. Ha urn 1 1 :— \W
brim hats ie
: }-. M priose that will n t drain your
•. B!i c U *
■ But bat itie stirir U not so
Btrtici: Mtka ran ■•: • ■ Boat si,d rihoe De
pirtmeat at the II d flue. *
EbkMmmm etylts a jelly dishes, only 10
and 15 cebtt ?ach. »» Ackermac'i dodosroat
sale. •
REPUBLICAN MEETING.
About 375 people assembled at the new
Armory Hall on Sixth and L streets last
evening, to hear the addresses announced to be
delivered by Attorney- General Hart »Dd V,
A. Greg?. The meetini? was called to order
at 7:45 o'clock by J»hn Rider, Chairman of the
Republican Coaiity Control Committee. \V.
A. Anderson was chosen to preside. The fol
lowing list of Viej-I're-i.Jenta was then read :
X. L. Drew, Samuel Gottleib, A. S. Hopkins,
Nate Webb, O. P. Goodhue, William Bsck
!•■:.••, Stephen I'r-.n, S. H. Gerrian, Dan
Ksa'don, John Ryan, Robert Miller. Hod
Eldred, John McXa->t>er, B.njaniin Welch,
Frank Kuhßtaller, Frank Mitchell, P. A.
Miller. Secretaries— Col.nel Buries ai»d
John M'-Keti i.-li.
Mr, AndersoD, io i i.« opening remarks, said
I that tha remark with which the Rotuau
orator Oat.i used to always open his ad
dresses, " Ddaidti ttt Carthago" — Ccrtha^e
mudt be destroyed — would, with a slight
change, be applicable to the present- occa
sion — The Democratic p»rty must be de
stroyed. The Democratic parly, the con
muaistic party, the party of treason, must be
destroyed, ila siij : They tall us there is
no difference between the Republican parcy —
the party <f pn^ress, the party which is al
ways right — and the party that utruck down
the flag, the party thit shot our soldiers — the
Democratic party. To cay there is no differ
etco between .he two parties he believed to
be an insult to the intelligence of every Re
publican y >ter in the land. The Republican
party, with its ftca always to the front,
sometimes loees a man from the rear, and he
U picked np by the Democratic party, which
is cs near as ihat party ever comes to being
right. That party reminded him of the buz
zard, which 1 ever wants anything until it in
rotten. But, as the people bad axsembied to
luten to other ept-akere, be would not tii-cuf i
those Bnbjects.
Attorney General A. 1,. Hart was than in
troduced. Ho lajkdu some remarks on the
history ond traditions of th"! two nnoiocnl
parties, then dim-i urs.-i on tha Sunday law
question to considerable length, dwelt on the
c;uei"tion of monopolies, revtrtcd to the Chi
nese question, atid closed by an addrees on
the s;raod record of tin Republican party.
He sh.ike or.^ hour ami fifty minutes to an
attentive audietca. There was ei>nHi!e Table
enthusiasm duriDg the cutiie speech, but the
beaten*: areou:.t of applause at any o: c time
was called forth by a remark the b'.ibstanca
if which was that when he was ridio? through
X! Dorado conoly on a rugged ufajecoocb,
thr null 0 drerchiis raio, h? was very glad
to reach Shingla Springs, at,i* he said t) a
ffllow-trawlfr, " Civil : z»ti-n has rMc'afd
th's \Aicz — the railraad managers have fo'ud
this plac, and Gid b)e=R them for the com
forts they have given the people."
Following tho ftddie-ES r,f General Hart the
President el th> craning ir.ade a fnw reniatk",
in wl: ; ch he «sJd that during the French rev
olution 01 17'.^, while the iVmetiuniats aud
mob were t neaped in their destructive octa,
the leaders proclaimed that they would de
stroy all the temples aud cathedrals ana
everything that reminded than of God acd
religion. Then tail an old Nationalist,
"You had better tear down the stirs of
heaven." It was so, he said, with the Dem
ocratic party; they say they "will destroy
every vestige of cur Christian Sabbath ;" and
I say they had better tiy to "pull down the
etais." The meeiing w»s then declared ud
journfd. Owing to the lateness of the hour
Air. Grege did not speak.
The meeting was the first political meetir.t;
that has been held in the new Armory Hail.
The ' ;.ii is certainly admiraMr a i.inted, and
it is understood that it will be u-ed for this
purpose oa future occacioci. The mtnatic
properties crald not be better, and the h.l ;.
aided by reflectors imported fr^m New York
&t great expert* by the Artillery Repiraent,
ie excaSaat. Tha e^ntriil location of. the
luiil iin^ ii 01-«> a feature which reoommends
tt for the porooeei of huMing poliiioai meet
ii>. . The Huuar band (iii-ooursed excellent
music for the oceasioi last evening.
MINOR MENTION.
The B iwd of Health will m?et to-Li n -ht at
ih.9 officaof Dr. Hatch.
X - 1 :y is the !»*.! n\y in which persons can
put th< ir names i>u t!.e Great Regnrter and
bfi entitled tj vote at tha ooming e!octif>n.
Theonly namer-con'pd Ht tbeetatioij-boase
Ust aight at 12 o'clock wm tha; oi Taomu
J.'awscD, charged with dinturbins tuo peace.
Yteietday Govenot Perkins appointed
Th Una W. R-;ece as Bopervisorol Distric
N". 1 in i'.ut'.o coua'.y, vice Warj, resigned.
The City Board < f Kxantiiners will h<dd ao
f\ .'iir..iti .:i of »ppHffMltl f>>r teachers' cer
tificates, at tho Hi s 'h Schr«.l buildiug, c-)m
--njtiticiDg on Mouday at 8:38 A 11.
There will be nn entart&inment at Toraez
Hall t: -morrow eveuint,', given by the Sicra
mento Vereiu Eintracht. It consists of a dra
matic performance, concert and 1> iS.
A spjcai tra'n will run t.i Klk (Jrnve t<>
tieht, leavini; tho dpp'it at 7 o'doek. Fare
for the r..iiad trip, .",0 cei.ts. Tha llcpabli
cau ciunty aandidatee wit] aldreaa the citi
zens of that place tiiis eveii.';;.
A n-.i-r.btr of citiz.-ns of this c'ty left for
Stockton y n'erdav, to de in attaodaaee it the
mopt:n;; of tiie B^ate (irai^a aa 1 the F*rir
era' CoDTentioa, which takes place tr-day. A
d-l»gitii)ii fr .in bitter and Yubi 0
}.a.-sed through ye^leiday, en route to the
tame place.
RELIGIOUS SER VICES TO-MORROW.
St. Faul'3 Episcopal Church,
E%ht)i rtroet, bef»«eu I sad J— Ber.Csmfl M.
l>ii>i«. offiiiiting r.'",. r . Divine sarvieeatll a.m.
Sanday-tchool :u t: 10 a. v.
First Eaptlst Cnurcfc.
Slntl ■■. et, between L and X The neater. Rev. A.
•I. l"m»r, will pr. .1 h tomorrow r«i l":i."> a. a. aad
7 r ji. .'! i.-M.iir K'iMj ■-■! : "! > ii-^ G>"l'd Will ar.il
Knowing God's Doctj ... „ souk subject: '"The
Supernatural Chris;." Pubue cordial]; Invited.
Calvary Baptist Ciurcti,
I street, between Twelfth anJ Thirteenth- Roy. J.
V- A. Hinpv, past r. Pradlllig at 10:4.) A. M. an, l
7:30 p. m. Morninc sulij <t : "TbeQospelof Goil's
Eventac " Faitnful" Ilie tenth sermon
ii tho 81 riL-a on • liuuyau's Pilgrim's Progress."
Workers' meeting in the vestry at 7 o'clock r. js.
.Sunday school at 12:1 r. p.m. A e">rrihl we'evm? for all
u)i> nay attend these servtees. Pastor's rcsi>ic-ncc,
ICOI L street.
Sixth-Street Methodist Episcopal Ciurch,
r;..-t»ec-! X led L— Rev. T. S. Dunn, pate, will
preach at 10:46 a. m. and at 7 P.m. Henfafeab
feet: "The Portrtj tnat Enriches" Evening:
"The Hignltadeoi >raa!l ThiniM." Sur.daj-school
at 11:14 !■. m. A welcome to all.
Klngsley Chapel, M. E. Church,
Eleventh street, between n and I- Bar. C. McKcl
vie, pastor, *ill preacn U> tliia church at 10:45 A. si.
and stt 7 r. M. Sabbath acho>! at 12:10. Praise
scrrio* at c.:30 p. m. All are inwt d.
Westminster Freabj-terlan Church,
Sixth street, corner of L — No prcacriin^- to-morrow
on account H tliu alienee of t'lo jostor at Sj-noi.
Sabbath school aa usual at 12:30.
M. E. Church South,
Seventh street, between J and K— P.cv. T. E. B.
Ani'rß.iii, I). 1)., pastor. DenlusS at 11 A. ■» and
7:15 p. a. SeJqeets, mornian: " T!ie Chunh a
letnple;' " tveuintr, "Tlie Ke%iew." Thii service
Bbassthe hboa d tlie present peetar with this
ctmri'Vi. Ike Conferviim eseeti ilex 1 - Wedues.l k ri
Sao Kranniaeo. A cordial invitation extended to
i***~f**T lisltinsj tht rlrj to attend seiikiebi this
church.
Ebenezer Church,
of the Kvincelii-.il Asro.nition, T.fnth street, be
twn v 0 and P— Her. 11. W. Aztheim, piistor, «ill
preach in Osraan to mwrow morning at 11 o'clock
and tiß r. M. Sunday school at 10 A. «. All are
invitetl. »
FourteJDth-street Presbyterian Church.
The Bar. James Oo»nnian » ,., nnaeh 'jn Sabbath
at U o'clock a. M. and 7:;S0 p. m.
Congregational Church,
Sixth street, between I and J— The picfrir. Rev. I.
K. l> until, will prseeh to-morrow ■anaa? ami
rrimlnf at the nenal hoard. The pu >lie are invited.
Y. U. C. A.
li. Lu>rar\- :-n 1 1'c.tiilN.-r 10DI ojxn ever\* darand
pvciii'i',- at ;i.Mt J Btri-:t. [' rotfaaal nuMMag; caen
day at noon. Pr«yer tneetii.ir evtry Wednesday
evetdne at 7:30. Experience meeting to-morrow
(tandajr) atleßMOe --t h»ll at a:3O. street-prcachinjr,
corner I >urth and X, at i:;i ■•. v., by Mr. s. E
Fuller, General Secretary. Ali are <: »rdi"ally invited"
SUPERIOR COURT.
Departmest Osb -E. li. Brsii, Judee.
Fuller, October C, YiS2.
The Penple vb. A!o Vooey— Found cuilty of burg.
I latt in first tlf^rct 1 . Sentenced to one T , ear i:t Fol-
S.-1H 11c Prison.
Thti Pe. pie v«. Albert Eajnn — Mtempt to commit
immhr. Jur> vtr-lict of raßtj of r'gxati't. Sen
tencel to three months couflnement in Ihe Coucty
J«il.
Dkpaktxrst Two— Dsnsos, Ju.lpe.
H G«rke >•■<. J. H. Carrol— J. S. Cameron ap
pointed executor, vicr J. H. C*rp>l!, deceved.
Clirt L Bronii v». p I> Burbank el »L—Tenti
monv introduced. Continued Tjr furtiier hearing.
.Ir>T P.srFivr.ii at Pi.rit House :— Large lot
of U.iit'V kid. bmton *ho<>», 91 50; ladiea'
French kH. b'itt 11. $2 50 ; miMea' pebble
g'tat, h-itton, $1 50 ; good leather school
shoes, $1. *
H.jt Mcsast Socr, at Jake's Capital Ale
VjalU, cornsr of Ttard and J utreet?. *
Sietnc is F.elievim,, vi.i a man was teen
to buy and >>ay for a :..i:r of boots yesterday
at the Had Hou'e : th' y were not stolen. *
DMflW's extra length uverccats, for only
»t"., at Red House. •
Extra choice Mountain Butter, in rolls
*nd firkins, sold cheap, v. \V. Chesley, 51
Frvnt street. •
Fust Glas-* Water TrxßUßs, only 45
• eaU per dozen, at Ackerm*c'i, 629 J street.*
CHANGED j)AILY TOR MECHANICS' STORE.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 188&.
-4( It *»!f.\ 1;> TEMPEKATIRE. ETESTS OF THE DAY.
TEMfERATCBK YE3TEBDAT :
Higheer go PeaD landed in America, 1632.
west, 1 .:::::::^:::::::::::::::: 53 —
Sun 1 :.-■-. C; 01 a. m.
Tempebature Corresponding Day, 18S1 • Sun Seta, 5 : a r > p. m.
„ Miion Rises 1:50 a.m.
Highest, 70 Moon Souths, 8:36 A. 31.
lowest, 40 Day's Length, llh. 34'niu,
IST JE2 "ST O 3EB. X
FASHION LETTER
TO
WEINSTOCK&LUBIN
[from our special correspondent.]
TIIK K<>JIVO<TIII STORM AM» THE «PEM\«.> FASHION I»I 111 I> XV
•'OLI» ICUKEto" -»i:\I4'KS lOK lll<i«.J> \M» UUMnm tillSLS—
ruoiisio\ b«>( pkosi'e* r.vi: uellks-tiie bmhjbm koise
KKPKATEU-I HllltKKN TO BK UEI'T < iIILOUKV, TIIK WILL OK Till:
mowi: (omtiMTiovs oi- nniuu ivu wiin "vm* «.ne»\-
IHV A>D OIIIIK Ml irF.S IN II ITS POKE UU.N.NETS -HINTS OX
Wttil'S.
New Yokk, October I, ISS2.
The "Openings" in the retail dry goods aud millinery houses are
overshadowing to a great extent other local interests in the Great
Metropolis. It cannot be expected, in the face of a new costume or a new
hat, that the fairer portion of the body- politic would give attention to con
cerns of less personal importance ; and as the fair sex are supposed to give
flavor, if not pith, to all matters involving the social local situation, they
must be excused if, for the present, the absorbing idea is that connected
with the " wherewithal shall we be clothed ?" Openings do not occur
every day, aud as they answer the question of tha moment they cannot be
neglected. We must say in passing, however, that they were tadly inter
fered with by the late equinoctial Etorm. The atonn of two weeks pre
vious had left the impression with many, both in and out of trade, that the
equinoctial gale had spent itself, and that nothing more, for this season at
least, was to be feared from it. But not so. True to the instant it b-trst
upon up, gently at lirat, whilo increasing in strength and violence, until
leaving wrecks, disasters and deaths never to be forgotten in barometrical
remembrances. To face the raia, underneath waterproofs, cloaks and
umbrellas, to see the novelties and tha beauties in the stores, seemed a
small etl'ort on the part of ladies wont to keep track with "the newest
fancies out; " but to face the wind blowing with unprecedented fur}', with
umbrellas wrenched from tlie grasp, and danger from falling chimneys,
torn away ei^ns, aud the broksn and flying limbs of trees, and
also, perhaps, from falling walls, or bio .vn over buildings, was of
more serious c nsiJeratiou. Therefore, after the Wednesday of the
late equinox, the Openings of th*t week, in our city, were
charily attended — even the attractions of the various distinguished
inesdauits and mademoiselles in the millinery business, fail
ing to eiiirm tlxe more timid of Fashion's votaries from tha security of
hoaip, while the tempest shrii-ked or wailed in the streets. Yet, notwith
standing, there were thoee whern duty impelled to follow very cloaely in
the wake of the atorm, for instriuti'jn iv what Fashion is doing or intends ;
and of thosa thus impelled, there was, Messrj. \Y. and L , your corre
spondent. Aad, according to promise, the interests, especially, of the
prospective belles, or of misses and half-grown young ladies, were inquired
ef. As ha 3 been this cisc, for the la-it several seasons, the disposition on
tho part of the mode, in thj dress of misses, ia to keep children, children
indeed, in tbtir drC33 just as long as pDsaible. Thus we find a repetition
of tha Kuglish robe, or of the frock iv a single piece, instead of the two
or the three pieces which, ia soniD models, eater iuto the costume. In
many of the models shown, p%rtkular!y for small school-girls, the roba is
of the Trincesse style — all tho ornamentation and drapery being applied to
the long three-iourtln titting aaoque which is thu foundation of the frock,
l'retty models are perfected with from one to three or four plairings, or
plaited flounces on the Bkirt, Bnnneanted by drapery, thus form ; u^ p»naiers
which run into a bouti\uit arnngement o.; the biek ; a little carved
apron with the baok drapery, oi- a scarf of several close upward folds,
Is.rg3 enough to form into a groat Lip*, with shurl ends ou the back. In
somo madels the sacque is cut oil below the line of tho hips, and the deep
plaited llauoce forms a pUited a'.drt or k-.lt — this sewed on in a Beam to
the eicqae. Shirring and p'.iitin^ oa (he svaist, oi in ths waist, alter
also extensively in the fashioning of dresssa for girls. Tns fitting of
the waist, in some models', is aajompiished ia the shirring or iv the plait
ing, which ti'.la the center of the fro.it and of the bi;k, while ia some
models it is app'iod r.3 a plisiron ; an I w'.ien ia a widi single, double or
triple box-plait, it is sometimes set with buttons or is covered
with braid embroidery. The styles noticed encourage the
use of a single material, or of a combination of materials. \Ye
have examined very beautiful little frocks, for girla of fro-n G to
12 year?, of which the p'.aits in the kilt were ait3rnately of
plain flannel, cashmere, or cam^l's-hair cloth, and Raided or checked
serge ; plaided, checked and stiipel sluff} serve as relief to plain gooda
as the substantial portion of the costume, and vice versa, tha fancy stuff
serves as the foundation, with the expressive appliances of the mono
chrome materials. Contrasting colors of plain materials are frequently
combined in the miking of girls' drc3J3s, and plush and velvet, in both
the plaia-colured and the faacy varieties, are employed for relief
effects on tho plain and the fancy woolen stuffj, and on
plain gros-grain silk or satin. Aa hinted in a previous
letter, in advanca of bringing out to general observation, we
were shown tho pleasing costumes for MIMM aud half-grown girls, em
bracing the kilted skirt— some with simple drapsry on the skirt and tbo
basque waist, and some with the pjloniise, a3 the ovor-dress — tho plaits ef
the skirt overlaid with a narrower strip of some relieving color— blue on
red, or rel on blue, or brown on ecru, for example. More elegant crea
tions strip the plaits and make the expressive appliances of velvet or
plush of self-color or contrasting color ; an.i in some models tho cos
tume is complemented by a pelermn or c:u,:Vnan's cape of velvet or plush
— the latest csprics running out the ri^ht side of the cap?, and in several
plaits confining it on the left shculdor under a knot of ribbon. Kibboa
bows, in fact, still constitute tha fanciful iinish to many of the more ele
gant of the costumes for yoang gills. We have been pho-^n suits in both
plush and velv-.t, the skirt kilted and set to a waist yoke, wiih the panniers
canght up in front under a bow of satin ribbon, and bows garnishing the
waist and the sleeves ; or I'ac pnloaiise beiag thi overdress, t'.ie looping
at the sides is confined by a low of ribbaa or a knotted taaselled cord.
Acd tasselled cords and coree-embroidery constitute favorite ornamenta
tion on costumes for both young girls and grown-up women.
The .Girondin hat, or that with the semi-conical crown and the
wide brim, seemi to be, for the present, the most popular of all the
fashionable shapes for th-j young folk: though in girls' hafa all the
shapes extant are repeated ; acd poke ehapea in bocnata will again be
worn. Smooth felt has precedence of beaver, while beaver hats are
continued ; and beaver-brimmed and beaver-edged hats and bonnets are
at election for girls, as for their mammaa. A simple and becoming
method of trimming — in which, by the by, there is nothing new — con
sists of a row of silk pompons around the crown of the ha:—supple
mented, it may be, by a little tuft of ostrich tips or a stuffed bird on
the left side— and on the edg^ of the brim a band of chenille plash in
little balls, or of ridge 1 chinelle plush cut bias — the tffoct being of a
heavy rope of plash. We have also noticed girla' hats prettily trim
med with satin ribbon enfinei in plac3 by small gilt pins with faceted
or pearl heads, supplemented by a staffed bird, a tuft of tips, or a
pompon of cock's feathers on the left side ; while full ostrich plumes,
with or without asaistanca from staffed birds, and plumes of fancy
feathers, do abundant doty in the girnitare «f head-dr£sses|for the
young, and in certain models, draperies of velvety plush and Batin are
in requeat.
MECHANICS' STORE,
Nos. 400, 402, 404, 406, 408 X st., Sacramento.
MISCELLANEOUS.
IHPOKI' li, AjjD DrALtKS IS
WINES AND LIQUORS,
Nos. 1016jffld 1018 Second street, between J acd X, Sacramento.
g. & . » . ss: x* 'cj bst" as "", " .
aiJI WmUIUHEB AMD JKWI f.ER, mj »y.,BET. SECOIIO »»<; TKt«» JPjl
«T Dealer In WATCHKS, JfiWKLUY ANO DIAMOKUS So-olrli:^ in mi, ,
under MX. rLOBEKO. Agrnl tor K^hfur:! ffatfh V r C *" "* te " -a V3^?
T\\ Importer, Manufa.:torer, Wholesale ano Eclall Dealer In every dwwrlDtut o . >f\
F'XJrMsriTUR^ and BEDDTNG
So*. S»4, 60« and 608 II Mrert, bet. Sixth :.nrt :vevenib, »>cn»rj . au : ; p tl
FSNE TURNitURE AND GABPETS,
UTEST STYLES AND LAKOE VARIEIY JUST MUMVKI "
*nd will be sold at VERY LOW FIGURES. Also, kimls of IJEDDIM.
J. ii. D4VIS. \o. 411 X Btreet a
TIII.HIK A\S» ALL LtCI.I. CmOBH WF
SEWING MACHINE OIL!
CAN SAVE MONEY BY BUYING THE BEST &PKKM, BY THE QDAIIT OR GALLON, OF
HVJh i>. ALLMOND, 806 J St., bet, Efghtl and Ninth.
Attention, Horsemen !
KENDALLS TREATISE"ON" " THE HORSE," 2o*^
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,irS F. SLATER, Hatter,
mfDDIO OUKSELVES OVXBSTOCKtp IS FI.N'R
Xfl JBL. 'MZE JE» S J
WE BATS DETFRMDTED TO CIABE TIIKH <lI'T. AN», l.ii D»l\« SO,
W8 HAT! \;>T CO.IBIBBREB TflKiß ACTVAt C«BT.
-WE WiLL ON
SATURDAY, OCT. 7, 3 882,
OFFER AT ( IT
jss 3 :£203!:^,:'!: a s^iXir;
— A LARGE LOT Of —
DECORATED AHO BRQ ZE '
.LAMPS II ;
1M» II ill: KABKEB THEM AT SVCB ATTKACTITE C E£.t lt!> AS WILL
(i)Jll'll VUt f<> IMVIIIDI,
tg- DO XOT FAIL '!(> ATT^N'D THIS IMPORTANT BALE
ACKERMAN & CO,,
Nos. 629 and G3l J btreet, : : : : Sacra o ato.
If Oar More will olom- il :V. ■• S:i:i!p ('atnrdaj o\<-.-. s •:>. S
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BiraUftß AM» AMEKICAN
Breech-Loading Shotguns,
Winchester Rifles,
Hunters' Supplies,
FOB SAM l:v —
HUNTINiiTQN,
HOPKINS & GO.,
Mi-ivi.'-fii a>d sam n:r«(MO.
A Q EITB F 0 B
CALIFORNIA A^JD HAZARD
Powder Companies
A. LEONARD & SON,
lOli Fourth Street. Serramenlo
x ussier sat j».3c-cj n
AND
REAL ESTATE AGENTS,
RKPRESKNT A LABOI USJ OF PlBST
cliss lasonaoa Companies, gtrtet; absotnu
. :,i!v at fjllM.ii'.* raV3.
Real Brtate Bought and Said.
RENTS COLLECTED.
iwcoKrja-TKr to x.sr>^^.i«ff
On Real E»t«(-> Seru'ity.
■• ii 7 .. m
SACR AM ENTO~ bEIvUN^RY,
1013 ■ Sirce!, «arrnmfi:!ii, tat.
The Twentieth Year wfli ba_bi
We«lncs<l»y August ••, lgB3
MRS. iir. tax.
Ulna KATE V. DAELISO,
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SACRAMENTO
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scit^rftS Jom nil. i.3ifcQ,
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SSB&. NEW FURNITURE!
COMBIBS OF FINE PALLOR ABB BfDHOOM Hit IN GltE^T YABiKI^ -ALSO.O
Si:,-le Heci-f, BotMir.g:, etc.
W, D. COMSTQCK, (or. Fifth and X street*. „.
WILCOX, X^OX^TJESZ&S^COO.
IMFOUTEBB A\D WHOIXBAIJE
LIQUOR DEALERS,
60S X STREET.... M ...,[ml.»p«ni] f. BAORAM!£NTU OAU
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Bitters!
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ViUixe tlio Sysvm. ami amat l_a fsrasei .
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tS- A»k y«nr Isru».!v. v wtnr ■ercbaait
for theni. .gli 3p6m
TO MY OLD PA J RUNS.
IBTIU.OFEEB UT v.7. 7 U3LE BKRTICES IF
i■ i re to \n.r utonata .- uj r. qoir
» itha mind n.. 4 . .r.- 1 and enricl Ibj •-.. liea otan
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iiu' t■ ( ■♦ -„ H ' io i -..f i i^u*-.
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pad V.- , rladee hai been -
rienee. I »ni i,o» j: . _ : _{( _ th o
i ■ . No case peenKsr to your deli.
ojtfe orsaoaiin ls beyoi lajn ran mstiot.
My Female .'.! mthlj %'.,■', loeaara aoperior loar.y
<il • ■'. baratoi ;re. :>'i '. will be *:irrj •.., baretba

Those in' t!.f put lie who eed k-.v a
: ■■■■ ! up m <eDtli
' Ik l fl •- - It "u'^^.
i Ureai p t . Jari; : . • who b»Te been in.
Jure 1 Uy yoothful iuat, a:A tho-, -»6a
ban Kwtm tco.l
Fersons aflßcrad eaa, <i ■ ■ prefer,
■ <!K or
tronbla, and neeire is ttcine by ezpi tall
v -. AU letters n i v .;. H.
JOSSF.LYN, M. D., 226 Butter atnet, Saa I
oa,OaL
Cure <x%rT\ itcJ in a!! cia<?, or i: > | .\ I iqatrad.
tatlons, penonaSy or by •• ■ . Send
tot book. Cooifor'al.le aputmenta tyt patienU at
my Inflmnry (wben deslredX *i'li «XDcrienced
aonea,
Conwiltatlon Tarlors, «-y ■.-■•• -•- . r.iiair.||
I 1 •■■.;>! :i'j Chrißtiaii Awo..i»tio: 1 )>u:
Office h"i;ra — Fn. in 9A.«.t08 p. _,
My i»i: i -ii! , hanzx (n my onic*.
Parchaim ray Eany on Phyttolocy '"•<' Marriijrc.
For sale by utl :iov.'bjc*aicrB.
J. H. JOK«F.I V>, M. D.
jy7-3r.lm
crackers kwmmm\
H.H3HEH. NOS. ft*« AND SIO J RSB^
_ BacraDento, hM jart taknn the Whulesaio
ftheCALIFORMA CRACKER COMPANY
m Han Fraiidßco. caACKERB Bohl at Weal San
Kraiicitci prcca, with dlfle ri :.tt in ' : - • i fK-iirM
in. tefor of purchaatrs. /. «^, FlsllfcKS CHOICE
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