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VBIOAY _ .MARCH 6. UU !
The Record-Union is the mily paper o i
the, coast, outside of San Francisco, that rt-i
ceivaClhe full Associated Press dispatches
from all parts of th*. world. Outside of San
Francisco it ha» "no competitor, in point ot
numbers, in. its home and general circulation
throughout (he coast.
SAN FRANCISCO AGENCY.
L. P. FISHES is Sole Agent for this paver in
San Francisco and vicinity. He is anlhorizei
to receive advertiseinentsandßubßCriptioßß,an<l
«ollect for the Bame. Rooms 'Jl nnd £*, Mer
chant*' Exchange.
NEWS OF THE MORNING.
In New York yesterday Government bonds
were quoted at 122. 1 «; for Is of 1907; 111% for ■!'.>;
sterling, SI H-j-l 87%; 101 for 3s; silver bars,
106)4.
Silver in London, 49' .;d: consols, OS/id; 5 per
cent. United States bonds, extended, 105; is,
12.V,; 4>is. 114%.
In San Francisco Mexican dollars are quoted
at s::- ,'«M cents.
In the Sun Francisco stock market yesterday
Hole & Norero^s ros.o to 16 25 arid other Com
slock Mum.- were lirnier. The ><li<- stocks
wire steady.
General Grant's condition was much im
proved yesterday.
Dr. Albert <;. 1". Gearson was hanged in Phila
delphia yesterday for poisoning his wife.
The insurgent native chiefs of India have
proclaimed in favor of Russia.
The discontent against British rule in Egypt
is increasing among the natives.
The expenses of the Soudan campaign to the
present time have been $3,380,000. "
The French Chamber of Deputies have passed
the bill raising the duty on cereals.
Alt rliu correspondent of the London Tina
charges Bismarck with deliberate falsehood.
The name of Dorsey county, Arkansas, has
been changed to Cleveland.
George S. Fisher, a freight conductor, was
painfully injured by car wheels «t Marysville
yesterday.
Attempts are to be made in New York to run
the elevated railway cars by electricity.
Daring February, the gross earnings of the
Northern Pacific Railroad were $509,502.
The military bill lacked one vote of passing
over the Governor's veto in the Nevada Legisla
ture yesterday.
Colonel 11. G. Shaw, of the Virginia Enterprise,
has been elected Regent of Hie Nevada Univer
sity, vice Dr. Harris, resigned.
A lire in Phoiaix, A. TV, yesterday, destroyed
two buildings.
The boiler of a steamer exploded at Wilming
ton, N. C, yesterday, killing two men ami in
juring several others.
Lee Statten (colored) was taken from jail at
Monroe, N. <'.. Wednesday, by a mob, and
banged.
A committee of fifty on public safety has been
appointed in Chicago by the citizens.
An uprising is believed to be imminent in
Manitoba.
PRESIDENT ARTHUR.
Chester A. Arthur retires from the
Presidential chair with the verdict of the
country in hi- favor. His administration
lias not been marked by great contention,
or notable activity. Hut these are the best
evidences of good administration of public
affairs. It is by no means to be assumed
that because quiet prevails, the official
head of the CJovernment is spiritless. One
of the errors into which many people fell
regarding the Hayes' administration was to
estimate it as of little character, because it
had not agitated the nation by momentous
schemes. That it was undisturbed by the
waves of great activity test i lied simply to
non-necessity for agitati m, and the
prosperity and e-ontent of the nation.
General Arthur bus made a good Presi
dent lie has maintained his party faith
with dignity, hut has not boon a subservi
ent tool of party, or permitted partisan
claims to intervene between himself and
duty, ll<> will enjoy the distinction of
having been the last President in the un
broken rule '■:' the Republican party in the
first great cycle of it- existence. That
party came into life at the command of
necessity and in time to rescue the nation
from the misrule of the Democracy, which
had placed tin- L'nioi\ at the mercy of fac
tions, and staked it- destiny upon the
maintenance of human slavery masked 1 <■-
hind a seeming of defense in the form o^
the extreme doctrine of .States rights. The
Republican party maintained a policy of
unionism, and by its persistence cemented
the bonds ol union iiulissolublv, and estab
lished tuc great doctrine a., a dogma of
the republic beyond dispute, that
there is no right of secession. It seated
two Presidents who fell the victims of as
sassination, and safely tided the country
over tie- troubh-d waters of those tragic |
events. To quote a recent observant for
eign critic, it -n snfully waged a mighty
war against secesiion, liberated millions of
slave*, restored peace and order to a rebel
lious section, contracted a great national
debt and well nigh paid it <•<}[ substituted
Rpeiie payments " fur an inflated paper
currency, brought up the revenue to an
unprecedented hight, and imposed a tariff
that, which althought it might ultimately
breed able, had brought up manufact
ures to a bulk and value never known !■>
fore."' No man so .suddenly indmtcd into
oflieeas was President Arthur lias filled i;
with more credit, or adhered more faith
fully and honestly to the general poli-y
that ma<le his party what ii : -. and which
ha given it the courage to face all emer
gencies, and the ability to prove . \.ii i.,
them. lie came into office with bitter
prejudices existing against him within his
party; but he on tit vet] (!iet;i all, and re
\\ nm fcr;rr -f- f
tires enjoying the confidence and esteem
IV. only of the whole Republican party,
but of the whole peonle. lie eoes leek l<i
.-- ' ■ "
private life distinguished as having lieen
one ol the Presidents owing distinttion to
a party that L. I i the reins of guvcrumeiit
for a quarter of a century, an I wifely
guidotl tin- co»m;ry through the most
tronbluti times kntrn-n to its history. The
retiracj of President Arthur therefore,
marks a great national event, and <i<r,,s '
the most important chapter in our history
fcince thellnion of filaios was consiinj mated,
B « i< ■.'. of that remarkable record, .so full
of real *-.vrats and great results that
made their iadellible ir-ark li'jioii' civiliza
tion, must I- (l<'!ei: tl for the present
OF PARTY TASKMASTERS.
In a certain part of hi- inaugural I.- |
<lent Cleveland tw lv to awaken in the j-.
--pit a lively «?«.-;•• of the .4ti^nily, inii>urt
anr- and responsibility of ioierican ciii
cenship by, c;tliju<j iv their -attention the
necessity for each one to do his duty as a
citizen, Quiet <•:. - is public itffitirs is not
good citizenship, and sritli this -truth I'resi- j
! dent Clereland is fall/ dbiirged, (or he dc
; rlnr. ■ :
That lit" vrhn takes '.>!•. to-itfte praMrrc and
defend it.'' Constitution at the unite Btatn
only Bssmmcs the solemn ohUggiiaa wlilcii every
patriot citizen Ail the farm, in the vorksti rp, in :
the busy mails of trade. aDdevtrjTrbere.Biould
■hare with him. Tlie Constitution whictinre- I
M-rii.i his oath, ray countrymen; i« jo ;r- iiic
Goycnuiu you hare chosen him Jo aijn)i;ii-<*r j
for a time 1« yourg, tie suffraKO which execute!
(lie will of freemen h> yours, the I.mv* and the '
entire scheme of our ■ iyil i tile, from the ' ■« •< j
meeting to the Stale Capil ils ami the National .
Capitol, is your*. Your every voter, as surely as I
jour Chief Magistrate, under mo Ban • alglt i
tanetion, though in »dil ■ • ml -■ ' • -•.!■■ re j
a pul.ili« trust. Nor la thla all ; every citizen '
owes to the country a viciUnl wtrcli and clog.* I
BcnitinyofiU public servant* and ■ fair and I.
roasonati'.e estimate of their fidelity end useful
pess Tii'jHis'ijc people's will bnprtf edupon '
the whole frame**rtt of our civil policy, muni
cipal. State and {federal, und this its the price of
our liberty and the inspiration of your faith in
the Republic
These are the words of wisdom: That.
they do not represent practical action by
the people, is one of the profoundest causes
for alarm regarding the stability of our
form of government. The people certainly
do neglect those primal duties in " poli
tics," the performance of which is the only
assurance of liberty. We give over to the
boss and the political thimble-rigger the
control of the machinery of party, and per
mit them to farm out public offices for
their personal profit, and to trade off
the voters of the country as so many cat
tle. The disposition to shirk political
duty and responsibility is growing, and
with it all the evils inseparable from such
a state of public sentiment. It is only
upon great occasions, when political knav
ery revolts the public stomach, that
paroxysms of duty seiz" us, and political
revolutions stir as to our depths, only to
leave us to degenerate again into weak
consent to worse abuses than gave cause
Mr the public rising in the first instance.
If Mr. Cleveland can arouse the people
during his incumbency to a full sense of
their inactivity and all but criminal
neglect in this regard, he will deserve to
be numbered among the foremost of all
men. lint we have small hope of such
result. It is to-day counted in the schemes
of neither Republican nor Democratic
taskmakers to permit the control of party
machinery to be resumed by the mass of
the voting element.
A MATTER OF RIGHT.
Our evening contemporary, referring to
the passage of the Act to make the licens
ing of gambling a misdemeanor, says
Messrs. Davis and Jones, of this county,
voted for the measure, and adds:
Messrs. Davis and Jones have defied the pop
ular will, and, if they ever ask favors again nt
tin- hands of mi outraged constituency, this
shouid he remembe'ed against them, mid to
their sorrow. There would be no sense in the
voters Mitin;,' as judges it they never passed sen
tence of excommunication upon derelict offi
cials. What their reasons were !<t acting »s
they did. they probably best know themselves.
If these representatives have defied the
popular will, hut which we deny, they have
simply given proof of their courage. A
representative is not elected to office t" do
servile duty, lie is placed in the legisla
tive chair to exercise the best judgment of
which his intelligence is capable as to
what is and what is not wise to enact into
law. He should hear his constituents, and
weigh their requests, but there is no obli
gation that requires him to subordi
nate his self-respect, and rim coun
ter to his honest convictions of
what is right. He is the representative
not only of the immediate section that sent
him, but of all the people. Hi is hound
to fealty to the Constitution and the laws,
before he is held to respond to the wishes
(if any particular part of the people. The
two men criticised probably had a lively
M':i-r of the obligations assumed when
tiny took oath, to support the Constitution
and the laws. With what grace tan any
man so sworn return to a people and con
fess that he refused to vote for an Act to
enforce respect for the laws ? Had Davis
and .Junes voted otherwise than they did.
they would have " defied " the laws and
outraged the - >nse of right and honest ac
tion. Then' arc no two sides to the ques
tion ; it id all one-sided, and that .-'.!■ ■-
respeel for the law. Break down that and
the power of the law is gone, and with it
the capacity o| a people for self-govern
meut.
Sexator l'ii/ii;:::'- I ill (No. 22), ;•>
regulate and control the Bale, rental and
distribution of appropriated water, 1:::~>
with proper amendments, passed the Sen
ate. It remains for the 1 1 1 iu.se to act upon
it. Since the power resides in i!i>- Legis
lature to ill lare property to be a public
ii~r, and the right to use it ;i franchise,
and since the d tctrine of regulation has be
come !!;•■ settle I do :trinc of the country in
;ill sucli cases, tui-' bill would appear to be
a desirable mi •;!:■■•. it d lares the right
<il the people to receive from appropriators
of water the nse oi the same ::•, a fee to be
fixed by representative bodies chosen by
the |>eople themselves, so that the net :in
naal n ■ ■ ipts shall not be less than six nor
more than eighteen per cent, upon the
value of the property. The liill secures
land-owners against the exactions of those
who havtt possessions between them and a
water supply, by uivini,' the owner below
the right to receive water over the land
that *!iiin him offotherwise from :i supply
canal. This one feature ia of the highest
importance, and is what the people of the
• i \ alieya alike ask lor. \i i>. :i
' • in the interest i>f the ditch -owner
and the purchaser of water alike. The
Hi . s the regulation of rates eharge
-1 ; use dI water to the Supervisor* of
each countj r , in ordi rto preveni extortion
or undi ions, and the "squeezing' 1
• when the ditch-owners get the
»\ .- in a corner.
Tin-: Cabinet of the ['resilient - i\!-
throe lnoniiKTs to the South ami South
west, one to New land, two !•> New
York -.'I one to the Northwest. In point
of ability it will compare favorably \\it!i
recent Cabinet*. At li-.-i two m<?m!<TS
represent the radical Southern Democracy,
while >.:;■ may be said t.> stand ; ■;■ the con
servative Southern Democracy, though
Mr. IJayard's unhappy speech in waT time
would classify him with the old non
unionisLs. He probably r ..:■. ta i: jisdeeplv
now ;ts any i-an, and will strive by a patri
otic i-ours-; to obliterate the memory of it
The Cabinet is to lie taken as anti silver
in sentiment, and will thus find itself an-
tnized with Congress speedily.
The Mormons in Utah celebrated on
the Ith with great unction. To them the
inaugurntion of President Cleveland was a
pc act release from prosecution under
the anti-polygamy laws. They "flung
their banners to the breezi " ■.:■.<<[ wlioi.jvd
a.-i only Morruons an , wJki ire kept such
under repression. lint bow tiioir Jiopcs
iiiu»i hare declin«] when they read these
linw in the I'resid lot's inaugural :
"Polygamy in.!.- Territories is destruct
ive of the family relation and offensive to
the moral gerue "i the civilized world, ami
shall i..- rej res* '1."
CONTEMPORARY EXPRESSIONS.
The people of the Pacific I'o.uZ. .did Well tO
rott- iicuinst Uevcluud. They *aw i:; advance
thai the <;«ld llu# l«Oclatloa -if New York was
at it« back and demanding liU Domination jit
the Qftudi of the Democrats and Me eluciion by
the suffrage of Hie people.— (Santa Cm* ficitfinol.
It Calk to the Jy'.cf very few great men is this
world to live to witness their own characters
! nnd public service* fully appreciated byU*eir
I countrymen. As rul?, recognition comes after
' death, If at nil. Victor Jlugo is an exceptiou.
j [Chicago Herald.
[ Mistakes in Uio Inauguration of some am
I measures and policies will, of course, bo made.
' t'>T the Democratic parly has «rer been prone U>
li. h/:i..«>- Ppon these mistukjc; shall the lie
! putjllcAii thirty m.iku Capital, wWch, with the
ORpi'a] 1 .li ' "«'/ at hand in the shape of glorious
principle* a^'d a matchless record, »:»aJi com
bine to give a victory iv JfS3.-{San Jose
Timeis-Mercury. '
HOME AND ABROAD.
EXTRA SESSION OF THE UNITED .
STATES SENATE.
General Grant's Disease — Cleveland's
Cabinet — ltossa's Reminder —
Foreign Items.
[SPECIAL DISPATCHES TO THE liKCORD-UXION.]
IXMrESTIC NEWS.
The Extra of the Senate.
Washington, March sth. — The public
galleries of the Senate were again to-day
crowded to their utmost limits. ;l iul long
before noon a crowd gathered about every
door-keeper seeking in vain for admission.
The Senate dock, which Captain Basseti
with his cane set back ten minutes yester
day, had recovered the lost time. Promptly
at"l 2 o'clock the Vice-President entered
from the door on the left of the presidential
desk, accompanied by Rev. Dr. Butler,.
pastor of the Lutheran Memorial Church,
of this city. Thegalleries applauded Ilcn
d ricks, which manifestation its recipient
abruptly terminated with the gavel. The
Senators arose ai this summons, and Rev.
Dr. Butler offered prayer. Upon its con
clusion the Vice-President took the chair.
and was again greeted with plaudits by the
occi pants of thegalleries. He called the
Senate to order, and in a voice only audible
to the Clerks called for tin: reading of the
Journal. The Journal having been read,
Allison. Beck and Voorhies, the committee
yesterday appointed to wait ontbePresi
dentof the united States and inform him
that a quorum oi the Senate was present
and ready to receive any cominanicatiou
that he rnighf desire t" make, repor.ed that
they had performed their duty, and the
President bad responded thai he would
communicate with the Senate forthwith,
and in less than a minute there was an
nounced a message from the President of
the United States.
Sherman at once moved that the Senate
proceed to the consideration of executive
business. The motion was unanimously
agreed to, and the Senate went into execu
tive session, and when the doors reopened
adjourned till to-moixow.
CABINET DOMINATIONS.
President Cleveland (his morning sent to
the Senate the following nomination - :
Secretary oi State— Thomas F. Bayard,
of i Delaware.
Secretary of the Treasury— Daniel Man
ning, of New York.
Secretary "I War — William C. Etidicott,
of Massachusetts.
Secretary of the Nayy — William C. Whit
ney, of Now York.
Secretary ol the Interior— l.. Q.C. Laniar,
of Mississippi.
Postmaster-General— William F. Vilas, '
of Wisconsin.
Attorney-General —A. 11. Garland, of
Arkansas.
When the Cabinet nominations wen
taken up in executive pession, Riddlebcrger
objected t f » the immediate consideration of
Bayard. He stated, briefly, that he did so
because of Bayard's attitude upon the Irish
question. Riddleberger thought him more
English than American.
Bayard's name being the lirst on the list,
consideration of all wen! over, under the
rules of the Senate, for a day.
The Senate adjourned without confirm
ing any ('al)inet nominations.
biudlkberoer's objections.
After the nominations of the rneinbi rs oi
President Cleveland's Cabinet were re
ceived, the Senate went into executive si s
sion and remained about fifteen minutes,
when a motion to adjourn was made and
carried. It has been [he custom to confirm
Senators appointed !■> any office by the
President without ref< reuce t:i a commit
tee, and ii was confidently expected thai
Senators Larnar, Bayard and Garland
would be confirmed before the Senate ad
journed. Senator Riddlcberger, of Yir
-mi.i, however, who has some case oi
grievances against Mr. Bayard, objected to
the latter s confirmation on the ground
that iie was un-American, and has es
poused the cause of (he English against
the Irish people. Riddleberger's speech
against Mr. Bayard disgusted the Republi
cans as well as the Democrats. But be in
sisted upon n :■ rence of the nomination to
the Committee on Foreign Relations, and
under the ntli sthis had to be done. While
be made no objection to either Garland or
I.amir. the senate would not confirm
either nomination in advance of that of
Mr. Bayard's. After the adjournment of
the Si nate both parties held a caucus.
Tlie »»' ( abinet Considered in !)ct;iii.
Washington, March stli. The Cabinet
was made public to-day by the President,
who sent the names of its members to the
Senate for confirmation! It was the Cabinet
predicted in these dispatches several days
ago. Bayard goes to the head of the State
Department, and ii" will be premier of the
new administration. The nomination is
personally unobjectionable. It will give
character and tone to the administration.
The Delaware Senator, however, is not well
acquainted with the foreign relations of
the. United States, and he will have a task
of no mean magnitude to thoroughly mas
ter the questions now pending in the State
Department. During the recent debute on
the Nicaragua!) Canal treaty, Bayard main
tained that the Clayton-Bulwer treaty,
which England has repeatedly vio
lated, has a bin ling force upon the
United States. When Bayard opposed
the ratification of the Nicaragua!)
treaty, his colleagues could not tell
whether he represented the- views of Cleve
land or not. They now believe he did, and
that the Nicaragua treaty in its present
shape will never be ratified. Manning, the
j new Secretary of the Treasury, must earn
his spurs as a financier. He is an able,
conservative man. and has a practical
knowledge of financial and com men at
fairs. The choice <>! Whitney, Vilas and
Garland is praised by all anti-Tilden men,
whose numbers are large and respected.
Many condemn the selection of Whitney,
but it is not so much because he is
ignorant of naval affairs as for the
reason that he is the second man from
New York in the Cabinet. La mar and
Etidicott are in some sense experiments.
Their mental abilities, integrity and high
personal standing are conceded by all, but
they arc said to be indolent, and lacking in
executive capacity. The Secretary of War,
in time of peace, is never overworked. In
the Interior Department, T.amar must
prove himself capable of series for the
ison that In: is the second man from
j\v York in the Cabinet. La mar and
■■ are in - une -< nse experiments,
leir mental abilities, integrity and bigh
rsonai standing are conceded by all, but
ey arc said t" be indolent, and lacking in
ecutive capacity. I lie Secretary of War,
iverworked. In
c [ntenor Department, Lamar mubl
ovc him sell of a s iries of ph) si
cal as well os mental labors,' or his admin
istration of; that department will he a fail
ure. Much of his success will depend
on the man who is appointed Assistant
Secretary of the Interior. A diligent, in
telligent &nd expert worker in this oflici
ian UO wonders. It is reported to day thai
ex-Senator Jonas, of Louisiana wants
to be . mar's right-hand man in the Interior
Department, but there is no probability of
bis appointment. Latnur will undoubtedly
be allowed to name bis assistant, and the
I man, whoever he may be, will probably be
chosen with especial reference to his fitness
for laborious executive v...: For Assist-
I ;mt. Secretary the Treasury, in place of
French, whose decisions in the customs
cases have endeared him to the hearts of
all importers, Charles F. Pairchild, of Al
bany, is said to lie booked. French will
probably go soon, while there is a likeli
hood that the other assistant. Coon, will be
retained for s >rae time. The name of
Judge Thurman is mentioned for the Brit
ish mission.' but it is doubtful if he would
accept it. 'uator I'rndleton's name is
frequently mentioned lor Minister to
France, and General Midellan is spoken
of for either the German or Russian Minis
try. Ex-Senator iStoekton, of New Jersey,
will undoubtedly receive a good appoint
ment in either tlie foreign or domestic ser
vice. For the offieo oi Commissioner of
Pensions, ex-Congressman Bagley, of New
York, and John C Black, of Illinois, are
leading candidates. Friends of Congress-;
man L'ttil. Thomson, of Kentucky, hope
that be will gel the Coinmissionership of
Internal llevenue, and ex-Congressman
Money, of Mississippi, would accept the
i>o>t of First Assistant Postmaster-General
if it should be tendered him.
" Tin- Day After the Fair.",
Washington. March — Thirty thou
sand people, who came here to attend the
inauguration, •- it Washington before day
light this morning. All day long, however,
the streets have been crowded with
strangers, and the throngs in the public
buildings have seriously interfered with
public business. Detachments of soldiers,
civic clubs and different political organiza
tions have paraded the streets all day, and
hardly a man of national prominence in
the capital has escaped a serenade. Work
-1 men have been busy all day in tearing
doirn the grand stands and re
moving the decorations put up along
the avenues for yesterday's cere
monies. Groups of laborers were busy
all the forenoon in cleaning the streets
through which the procession passed; and
to-night the capital bids fair to assume" its
natural air of respectable and BomewhaC
dignified quiet. The people living here '
■ ■■ ■- .■•:-"..:>.:■,- •-;>; -.■.-■■ I
will ■welcome rest. For forty-eight hours
there baa been one continual hubbub of ex
citement, noise ami tumult. Bands -have
played through the streets at all hours of j
the day and night ; men unable to find ac- |
commodations have paced wearily over the !
pavements in search of food and rest ; bar- !
rooms have been crowded day and night by '•
men who are hungry for an office and very
thirsty on general principles. Order is j
gradually coming out of chaos, and the new !
I Administration, having had a breathing
j spell, will soon begin its promised work of
administrative reform. The resignations of
nearly all the foreign ministers .have:
cither been received or are "ii their way to
the State Department, and their fat places,
together with assistant secretaries of the
different departments (who will resign as
.soon as the new heads of the departments
are confirmed by the Senate), will make
enough vacancies to give the President a
chance to reward personal or political
friends for services rendered.
Tress Comments on the Inaugural Art
dress.
Nkw Yi'iiK, March sth. — The Evening
Post and the Commercial Bulletin are the
only papers here containing inaugural ex
pressions: Regarding servile immigration,
the Post says the encouragement thus given
to the anti-Chinese craze mars the effect of
the address. The Bulletin says he might
with advantage have omitted the commit
ment of the anti-foreign cheap labor cru
sade. With this exception the document
is one that may pass without criticism.
Boston, March 'Ah. The Transcript*
criticism of the inaugural is thoroughly
Bostonish. It says it is the production of
an alert, well-poised, strong brain, matured
in the best schools of rhetoric. Its utter
ances are instinct with thought verified by
an intellectual energy rarely discoverable
in official compositions. In its compact
ness, .-win;.', and the rhythm of its periods
and clear discussion of topics touched, it
worthily ranks with the most celebrated of
similar American productions.
Philadelphia, March sth. — /Vf.--.<
says: On minor questions i; is evasive, or
stultified by practical acts, while its tone is
elevated and admirable. The country
must still wait to sec what Cleveland will
do in order to determine what his admin
istration will be.
The President iiml Ofiice-Seekers.
Washington, March sth. — Cleveland has
decided not to make engagements with
anybody for interviews in relation to ap
pointments, lie has determined to rely, so
far as possible, upon the heads of the De
partments for advice in these matters, and
all communications, petitions and paners
relating to office received at the White
House will be referred, without indorse
ment, to the proper Department. By this
means the President expects to be relieved
of the troublesome and time-consuming
business of distributing patronage, and will
be left free to consider important public,
questions that are constantly arising in the
Executive Department.
(Jenoral Grant's Disease. ■
New York, March sth.— The Medical
Record will say to-morrow : In view of the
recent developments in General Grant's
condition, the Record's bulletin of two
weeks ago, so largely quoted by the press
of the country, requires some explanation.
It is fair to state that the facts at the time
presented by the Midi,':/ Record were
founded on the best authority, that of Dr.
Fordyce Barker, the attending physician of
General Grant, and this explanation is
manifest in the following note:
•_•! East Twenty-eighth Steeet.
Dtar Dr. Shrady: The statement which I
made you was literally true at the time l made
it, and 1 am certain Dr. Douglas would have
then made precisely the same, [saw Dr. Doug
la.- last evening, ami he then said that what 1
had told you wan exactly what he should have
said at the time, but Monday, after I saw you,
the fiction of Congress bad ii most depressing
effect on General urant. His vital powers sud
denly broke down, and the local malady speedily
assumed a new aspect. The newspaper ac
counts have been greatly exaggerated, and we
have never anticipated any such speedy ter
mination as they have indicated. Ido not be
lieve Dr. Douglass ever used the word cancer in
connection with the case. We have always
spoken of ii as eplthelioina, of a malignant
type probably. It was greatly improved fora
time by the local treatment of Dr. Douglas, r.nd
the local condition was manifestly improving
until the mural shock broke down his general
stein. Ever faithfully,
Fordvce Barker.
Wednesday noon. March ■). l-.^.'..
It is a matter of deep regret, that the
grave suspicions entertained of the serious
nature of General Grant':: disease are con
firmed by a diognosis of epithelioma of the
tongue and face. This disease, the name
of which i- now perhaps heard '^/f the
general public for the first linie.^Eunics
an importance as a study which it could
never otherwise obtain. Consequently the
daily papers are educating the people. with
regard to it, so that the terms c pithelioiua,
malignancy and infilitration will be as
well understood as in former times were
those of suppuration, pus track and bullet
cysts. As might have been anticipated
under the circumstances, the published re
ports of the General's condition were very
much exaggerated. The disease is by no
means a- extensive as is generally believed.
In fact the ulcerations, small in extent, are.
limited to the right pillars of the fauces
anterior, one being perforated at its base.
Adjoining the right side root of the tongue
is indurated to a slight extent, as i- also
the iTjighboring gland under the angle of
the jaw on the right side of the neck. The
roof of the mouth, along the line of the
bard palate, and to the right of the medium
line, contains three ■■mill, warty-like ex
crescences, which show a tendency toward
cell proliferation. The epiglottis i- free
from any abnormality, as are all
the other "parts of the throat. Although
induration of the tongue has existed
more or less since last fall, when the pa
tient was seen by Dr. Douglas, the ulcera
lions have appeared quite recently. It was
during their progress that the General suf-
red from pain in the right ear, which has
now been entirely relieved by a local ap
plication of four per cent, of solution of
coacine. Under the same treatment all the
pain in deglutition is now entirely con
trolled, and the patient kept in a very com
fortable '■•ate. The pulse, which is nor
mally sixty per minute, occasionally
reaches eighty beats. The bodily tempera
ture is normal, the appetite fair, which is
saying everything in its favor, as the Gen
eral i- not a hearty cater. His bodily con
dition i.--, however, much below par, and is
more to be considered at present than the
local disease. The treatment of the case
In been judiciously conservative from the
start. Fluid extract of coca is administered
internally, and iodoforru is dusted upon the
ulccralions. Contrary to the general im
pression, the tongue itself is not ulcerated,
nor has it been, as far as we can learn, at
any time during the progress of she dis
ease. The troublesome tooth said to have
been extracted for the relief of the lingual
ration, was on the opposite or sound
side of the mouth, and was removed to re
lieve the persistent ache of the It ft ear.
Grunl'rt Reminiscences*
New Yokk, March sth. — Ghas. 1.. Webster
& Co. of this city will publish Grant's per
sonal reminiscences. The book will be in
two 500-page volumes, and be sold only by
subscription. The first volume is read for
the press,' and will soon be printed, and
Grant is working daily .upon the second
volume, which is well advanced.
Blalne'H Xearnesa to the Catholic Cliurrli.
Baltimore, March sth. — Yesterday, after
the funeral of Mrs. Walker, Bluinc met
Father Clarke, of the Society of Jesus. The
meeting was very cordial. During the war
Major Walker's family, of which Blainc's
mother was a member, lived here, and
Father Clarke was their spiritual adviser.
He often spoke with them of the baptism
ami continuation of Mr. Blame. Molding
liiaine by the bund, alter some conversa
tion, Father Clarke said: " Your sister
had a strong belief that you would on( day
return to the fold of the Catholic Church,
the one universal apostolic church.
Stranger things have happened. A few
months ago you looked forward, no doubt,
tim very different scene from that which
you have just felt, but, my dear Mr. Blame,
it is better for a man to go to the house of
mourning than to the house of feasting."
The above incident is exciting much com
ment, in connection with the pathetic
scene at the bedside of his dying sister, on
Tuesday, when taking her hand Blame
said : "Sister, you do not know how much
I love you." " Yes, I do," she whispered,
with a last (lash of interest in this life, " ;..
much as 1 love you."
Name of County Changed— The Arkansas
Seiiatorshlp.
I.iTTr.i: Rock, March sth. — The Senate
[>ill changing the name of Dorsey county to
Cleveland county passed the House to-day,
and awaits the Governor's signature.
Senator. Garland's selection for Attorney-
General brings into the field as avowed can
didates before the Legislature for the
vacancy, ex-Governor Kerry, Congressman
Dunn i~ Genera) Robert 0. Newton, W. M.
Fish back and Major J. J. Homer.
Electricity to be Used on the New York
Elevated Railroads.
New Yohk. March sth. — Scientific experi
ments rue about to be commenced to oper
ate the elevated railway system by electric
ity. Field and Edison will use the Second
avenue line, and Doft the Ninth-avenue
line. The rails were delivered on the Ninth
avenuo line to-day. The | result is awaited
with {jiiiir interest, inasmuch as the Elc-
vated Railway Company psrtially promise i
a reduction of fares should the electric sys-, I
tern be successful. I
The Great Hailwny Strike in Texas. !
Dexnison (Tex.), Man h sth. — At noon
to-day the Missouri and Pacific Railroad I
; Company moved all their engines at this j
point across Red river into Indian Tern- ;
I tory for safety. It is understood that the j
i entire force of employes in the machine
• shops will refuse to return to work to-mor- 1
: row at a request from the striken at other
points in Texas. There arc 500 cars of
i freight here awaiting forwarding. Every:
I thing is quiet
j A special from Longview says : The
' strikers to-day rescinded the resolution to
stop passenger trains, but there is much j
j talk of stopping them to-morrow. The
yard is full oi freight awaiting shipment.
! A lew section men agreed to the terms of
I the company to-day and returned to work.
At Sherman the employes of the Texas
! Pacific -were this afternoon " notified that
; they wen 1 suspended indefinitely. This ;
! suspension works hardship, as the Sher
man employes were willing to accept the
1 reduction. 'it is rumored that the company
I has determined to run mail-coaches until
I the strike is over.
Galveston, March — The News' Fort
i Worth special says : At o'clock tin's morn
ing the men employed in the Texas and
I Missouri Pacific Railroad shops quit work.
I Ail the switch and freight engines in the
yard were " killed.' 1 and to-night sixteen
dead engines are around the i round-house.
This morning all the east-bound freight
trains were side-tracked in the yard, and
the engines taken to the round-house and
killed. No Freight trains will be
j allowed to pass through the yards, but pas
senger trains will not be molested. The
strikers arc in groups discussing the situa
tion, but are orderly. About 300 loaded
and empty cars stand motionless on the
tracks. A train-load of California fruit,
bound east, and a number of cattle, are
among the detained freight. This evening
the strikers received news that several
freight trains from the north would arrive.
They assembled at the north end yards, in
tending to side-track the trains and kill the
engines, but the trains were intercepted.
by wire, and turned back toward Denison.
The strikers are holding a meeting to
night, to determine what further steps to
take to bring the company to terms.
A family ill I Wines.
• PiTTSBtFEO, March sth. — This evening
Frank Kunkle, a teamster, living in Grant
alley, Allegheny City, placed on the stove
to boil a mixture of turpentine, tar and
linseed oil. which he had been told would
cure his horse of lameness. In the room at
the time, besides kunkel. was his daughter
Carrie, aged 7 years, a son aged 5 years,
Julia Walters, 13 years old, and a young
man named Dipp. The mixture had been
on the stove probably an hour when it
boiled over. Instantly it ignited, and a
second afterwards an explosion occurred,
which scattered the scalding liquid and
flames in all directions. Young Dipp.with
great presence of mind, grabbed up the can
with the burning mixture ami start
ed for the door, while Kunkle ran
to the rescue of the children,
whose clothes were a mass of (lames.
One by one he picked them up and threw
them out of the window into the yard, and
then jumping after them, tore the clothes
from their bodies. Assistance arrived by
this time, and the tire having been extin
guished the little sufferers were carried
back to the house. Annie was burned to a
crisp, and died in a short time in great ag
ony. Julia Walters was also terribly
burned, the flesh peeling off her arms and
legs. She is. still living, and suffering in
tensely. A slight hope, however, is enter
tained of her recovery. The little boy was
badly burned about the face and anus, but
will recover. Young Dipp had the flesh
burned off his hands and arms, and Kun
kle is painfully but not seriously injured.
The damage to the house by fire yjfaxery
slight.
St<'nml>*>!it plosion.
"Wilmington- (X. •'.). March — The
steamer Wave exploded this afternoon.
The boat i- a complete wreck. Neil Jessup,
Jemcs Steadman and Kitty Harvey (all
colored) were blown into the river and
drowned. Perry Cotton, the colored pilot,
and Dave McPherson, were badly scalded,
and several other employes were slightly
injured. The boat was valued atslo,ooo. "
The Oklahoma "Boomers" Again in
Trouble.
Wichita (Ks.), March sth. — Deputy
United States Marshal Rnriek, of Arkansas
1 "■'. arrived here nt noon to-day, with the
following Oklahoma "boomers" in cus
tody: V.'. 1.. Couch, 11. 11. Stafford, C. E.
Streeter, I. W. Eichelberger, A. C. McCord;
D. J. Odell, W. H. Miller, Geo. F. Brown
and A. J. Statt. They were arraigned
severally before United States Commission
er Shearman, on a complaint sworn to by
Lieutenant M. W. Day. They are charged
with unlawfully^rualiciously and felonious
ly inciting, assisting and engaging in a re
bellion and insurrection against the au
thority of the United States. The "boom
ers" were not represented by counsel.
Each pleaded not guilty, waived a pre
liminary examination, and were bound
over in the sum of $3,000 each to the
United States District Court at its adjourned
term, which will convene here on the 9th
Lnst. All furnished bonds.
The New Oklahoma Raid.
Akkaxsas City (Kansas). March sth. —
There are about 500 Oklahoma " boomei a "
in camp here, audit is expected that there
will be 1,000 by Sunday, and a Start tor the
Territory will be made Monday, it having
been delayed on account of the arrest of
the leaders of the movement and the bad
condition of the roads. The troops are al
ready in the Territory, under command of
Major Den ton.
An Unpleasant Suggestion.
Xi:w York, March stb. — Ito^sa yesterday
received a box which he suspected might
contain dynamite, but when opened with
fear and trembling it was found to hold a
dead mouse with a suggestive knot under it?
left ear. li is supposed that Mrs. Dudley
sent it.
Stock* in New York.
New York, March sth. — Stocks opened
weak and lower. At 11 o'clock the market
was feverish and irregular.
Xf.w York, March sth.— Central Pa
cific, • ;)',; Burlington, 120? : Northern Pa
cific, 172; preferred, 421; Northwestern; '■'■'',;
New York Central, 86i; Oregon Navigation.
65; Transcontinental, 134; Pacific Mail, 5S
Panama, 98; St. Louis and San Francisco,
19; Texas Pacific, I'M; Union Pacific. 47J;
Wells-Fargo Express, 110; Western Union,
594.
New York. March — Stocks are less
active, irregular and a trifle lower than the
highest of the morning.
New Yokic, March sth. — Stocks strong
this afternoon, and closed strong.
Requested to Pay Out the Hoarded
Silver.
Desveb, March nth. — The Chamber of
Commerce this evening unanimously
adopted a resolution requesting the new
Secretary of the Treasury to pay out the
silver coin now hoarded in the vaults of
the Treasury, in order to stop the contrac
tion of the currency, and thus relieve the
business depression of the country.
Committee of Safety in Chicago.
Chicago, March sth. — The Citizens' Co
mmittee of SO, appointed to assist in prose
cuting the recent election fraud cases in
this city, met to-day and appointed a com
mittee of 50 on public safety — in elicit
making the temporary organization per
manent.
Negro Hanged by a Mob.
\Vii.misuto.v (N. C.), March sth.—
Wednesday morning, at Momoe, Union
county, masked men overpowered the
jailer and took out Lee Stattcn, a negro,
and hanged him. Statten was charged
with rape.
A Husband and Wite Suicide with Pol
son.
Sam Antonio (Tex.), March sth. — A pri
vate telephonic message from liurnet gives
an account of the self-poisoning of August
Scheffer and wife. The husband adminis
tered the deadly dose to his wife, then
calmly awaited her demise, when he sui
cided by taking a dose of the same drug.
Domestic un happiness was the cause of the
tragedy. It i.s no; known that the wife was
a consenting party to the poisoning. The
couple leave a two-year-old child.
FORRIGN NEWS.
Hoi sc of Lords.
LoNDoy, March sth:— In the House of
Lords this evening Earl Derby &aid that
England formerly possessed undoubted
rights along St. Lucia bay. These had been
in abeyance for some time. The raising of
the British flag at different points* in the
Cameroon mountains, the boundary of the
Cameroon*' territory occupied by Germany,
was at present a subject of correspondence
between London and Berlin.
II on He of Commons.
London, March 5th — In the House of
Commons thi.* afternoon Gladstone said
that public policy forbade his answering
questions respecting the. Rosso-Afghan
frontier difficulty. >
■ The Marquis of Hartington announced
hat the Government intended to increase
'he strength of tLo army.
j I
The Marquis of Hartington said if Gor
doh'a diaries, when received, should bo
I found to be in the form of a substitute for
dispatches to the Government, the Govern
j meant would treat them as such. If tound
[of a private character, his relatives would
be consulted about them.
Lord Edmund Fifernanrice, Under Secre
' tarv ( .f Foreign AiVaii>, said Sir Edward
' Malet, British ISmbassador, bad exchanged
• with Germany assurances of neutrality in
regard to the Samoan and Tonga islands. He,
: however, declined i<> say whether sSir Peter
i Lumsden, British Commissioner on the
I Afghanistan frontier question, bad tendered
! his resignation.
The Marquis of Hartington said the Gov
ernment thought any advance by General
; Graham from Snakini, for the relief of the
: garrison at Kassala. impossible. He said
the Government was unprepared to state
j the number of additional men they in
j tended to enroll in the army.
London, March 6th— a. m. — The House
; of Commons voted £330,000 tor extra naval
| expenses in Egypt, and for the constrac
j ti.in of ironclads. The garrison in Ireland
i will not be farther reduced.
I The Banian Occupation <>i Afghanistan
Territory.
Lokdob, March sth. — Dispatches were
banded to Gladstone this afternoon by the
Russian Ambassador from the Russian
Minister of Foreign Affairs, who denies
I that Russian occupation of Akrobat, Zulti-
I kar Pass and Saryuz was designed t" fore
stall the decision of the Joint Comruissi n
on the Russo-Afghan frontier. He says the
advance of the Russians from Pul-I-Kha
tum was only ordered after the Afghans, in
July last, during the negotiations for the
organization of the Commission, occupied
Penjdeh, and in January occupied Saryuz,
whence the Afghans withdrew on the ad
vance of the Russians. The Russian Min
ister does not maintain the ri:;ht of Russia
to hold the disputed outposts, but refuses
to withdraw until the Commission presents
its report.
England's Relations with Russia*
London, March sth. — The Daily Neva
says: Our relations with Russia are per
haps not exactly strained, but events of a
single day might put upon them a strain
difficult to withstand.
St. Petebsbcrt., March sth.— The Yon
Voeniya warns England that the malii inns
designs of Bismarck will cause a ru, I ire
between England and Russia.
The German Annexation in Africa.
Londo . March sth. — The territory an
nexed by Germany on the east coast of
Africa is twice the superficial area of
Prussia.
The Daily News states that the territory
surrounds Zanzibar, and the intention
seems to lie to make tne Sultan of Zanzibar
dependent upon Germany, rather than
England.
The Trouble in tli<- Cameroon Country.
Losdon, March sth. — Advices from Cam
croons to January 19th say that Hickory
town, Lockprisons, Fosstown, Moskoko
and Belltown have been burned to the
ground, and the natives sought refuge in
the bush. Kin;: Bell is afraid to return.
Two chiefs commenced a peace palaver
after the German Admiral sent two of hi*
officers as hostages up the country. The
Admiral notified the rebel chiefs that they
must pay for the losses of the English res
idents. The German Judge will shortly
adjudicate upon the claims. During the
palaver the hostile natives repeatedly plun
dered the English and German factories.
Papal Appointment.
Rome, March sth. — Cardinal Ledo
chowski, formerly Archbishop of Posen, has
been appointed Secretary of Papal Briefs.
Tho Prince of Wales Assured or Safety.
Paris, March sth. — A manifesto "i the
dynamiters has been addressed t" the
Prince of Wales, pledging him safety dur
ing his visit to Ireland, because he is a Free
Mason. The document i< signed " Michael
Flannery."
Arbiter Appointed.
Madrid, March sth.— Blanc, the Italian
Minister, has been appointed arbiter in the
dispute between America and Spain in ref
erence to the attack upon American ships
in Cuban waters.
Proposed Improvement of the Nile.
Cairo, March •"'■!!. The Government has
granted Lamothe a concession to blow up
the rocks in the Kile at Silsileh, and con
struct two basins to regulate the overflow
of the river, at a eosl of $250,000.
A"i Uprising Feared in Manitoba.
WpxiPEG, March sth. — Farmers of the
province met hereto-day, many accessions
being received to the ranks of the ><■■ es
iionists and annexationists. Resolutions
were passed denouncing Premier Norquay
for failing to si tire concessions from the
Dominion Government, and calling fora
redistricting of seats and an appeal to the
country. An uprising is really feared.
Tin- Canadian C.rantjcrs.
Toronto, March sth.— The Dominion
Grange to-day adopted the report of the
( Committee on Temperance, recommending
that the Grange support the Scott Act.
The Grange also condemned railway
monopoly, and petition the Doi n
Government in favor of having uniform
grades for wheat and barley. t<> In- fixed by
statutes, the standard for which should be
in the possession of all buyers.
NEW ADYKR TISKM KNTS.
O J±FL X>
from i hi:
Management of the Metropolitan Theater
I HAVE BEEN CONNECTED WITH THIS
1_ Theater for nearly 17 years, ami i thiuk
tliis is the first time I have ever permitted my
signature to be affixed to a card regarding any
controversy arising out of anything happening
in this Theater. 1 have, and especially ttcently,
puttered a great deal of misrepresentation, vili •
Bca'ii ii and abuse, bet have preferred to pass it
by and trust to the public to understand the mo-
tive of it. I believe it does understood, for my
business has Keen better ever since these attacks
began; in which I have been charged with about
every crime except murder, ! rented the Pnea-
tor complete, with gas and all attaches paid, to
Mr. "A." Sauborn, lor the production "I the
Cantata of " Esther." ! consider* Mr. stonborn .1
gentleman. The <■• tract was for ?t.'>
per night, for three nights, being less than the
usual charges. I did this notwithstanding I
lost 3300 by this company not tilling a regular
week which they formerly engaged for under
the management of .Mr. Sanborns predecessor
I did not lind any fault at this, however, but
signed a contract to forego any and all clam
against the former management, except a small
sum fur costs of rehearsal lit the Theater.
On Monday evening i received $02 50, on Tues-
day evening] received ~7.">. and oil Wednesday
noon 1 received i\l ■"■■'. Now, 1 was informed
by 'he Amateurs' box clerk that I would receive
the balance of the rent as soon us it came in.- I
wrote a contract, which I asked Dr. Pinkbam to
sign, for him to become security for the rent.
He refused to sign it. 1 then began to think Unit
everything was not all right, and I instructed
the theater treasurer to collect the rent before
the third act of the performance, He went to
the box office at 8 o'clock, 8:3 1 and at '.'. and was
informed -.hat there was not enough money to
to pay it, although the house was lull
Being compelled to leave at that time
1 instructed the theater treasurer that
he must collect his rent. He then
informed the stage carpenter that unless the
rent was paid not to let the curtain go up. I
have had enough experience in this business to
know that it is necessary to gel your rent before
the engagement of a company is over. Bo much
for that. lam compelled to pay my rent in ad-
vance. It is the custom to have good security
or the rent of all companies in advance also. i
desire to state, however, that this theater owes
no man, woman or child .1 single penny. I
have always endeavored to manage this theater
on business principles. pay i'..r what I get— and
get paid for the theater when it is occupied.
he Metropolitan Theater gets more companies,
and good ones, than any city of its size in, the
United States, notwithstanding the theater-
going public is small here. While other mana-
gers are failing north, east, south and west, 1
can state that this has been the most prosperous
season in many years with the Metropolitan.
Whether this is due to good management, or
good luck, or to much abuse to the lassee,
1 will leave the public to decide. I
desire the good will ot toe liberal theater-goers
of this city, and shall endeavor as far as I can
to merit their approbation. But when any
company occupies this theater I shall expect
what is coming to me and nothing more. Some
people say 1 am unpopular. The idea
is industriously talked up by some
who want to go into the theater as
deadheads. This class became so large and so
Urnoying thai I was compelled to cancel the
passes, as companies found a great deal of fault
with the enormous deadhead list at the Theater.
01 course, those people arc always condemning
I me, and others take it up, not thinking 01 this
origin of it. The class I speak of would like to
see a change oi management, thinking a new
Manager might once mow recognize their
1 unjust claims. As for the abuse of myself by
the evening paper. I pass it with contempt as
unworthy of my notice. Regarding UUbenUity
to the "■ Esther" amateur.*, they made no com-
plaint, and I offered tnem the house for next
Monday night for their benefit at Si > off, and I
they accepted it and thought it liberal, l want I
to say once more about this "unpopularity ot j
Simmons," that no one can run a theater in u|
city so Dear to San Francisco and not have lots
of grumbling against him. All managers know |
this and expect it. Again thanking the citizens
of this city for the very liberal patronage al- )
ways accorded to this theater,
I remain respectfully your obedient servant,
I>. J. SIMMON'S,
mrC-lt Manager Metropolitan Theater.
SKATING RINK.
ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 11TH,
' : W. 1). Wiimot, of Boston, the World's
Champion Bicyclist, will give a splendid exhi-
bition of Scientific, Fancy nnd Trick Bicycle I
Hiding a-, the Kiuk. General admission, 25 !
cento. - . ■-■.-, •; iur6-ld I
PIANO RECITAL! •
MISS ESTELLE HANCHETTE,
PUPIL OF THE ABBE LISZT.
ASSISTED B\
SIGNOR ENRICO CAMPOISELIjO.
Tut wokli)-ukno\vm:i» r.AitrroM:.
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 12th.
" Miss Entei.u: lUnchette shows a clear and charming touch, splendid tec*m'sue, fine
jihrasing, and understands thoroughly what she executes."
— O. £■„ •' Vostiehe fritting," r.trliti, February lss.:.
"Hiss Estellk lUschctte's playing reminds one of the charms of a spring dar in
which nature is in its full glory. She has excellent touch (Herrlieh Anschlag), poetry of torn-
clear, sparkling technique." -11. i; a ii>ifr nx-mdai Jllattr ilnrch 28, 1855.' '
«5-Sale of Seats commences TUESDAY mokmnu. March loth, at !.. K. HAMMER'S
Music Store. Admission, SI. No extra for Reserved Seats. Bus-°nlvi
SE »V AD VEIM I!SK.ViEM S.
Attention, Sacramento Hussars! v *
You are hereby requested to attend HL.
your regular monthly meeting THIS /^ShJi
(Friday) EVENING: at 8 o'clock, By.J — JA.
orderof CAPT. F. HElLBRoN, Chairman. '
F. A. Ztegleb, 13* ' mrti-lt* j
stiit«-«l Slertini: of Sacramento «
Lodge, No. -.■>. F. and A. M.. Tins (Kri- /a^
day) EVENING, at 7:') o'eloeK. Vi it-T£sT
ing brethieu cordially invited. Per order/ ▼ \
F. E. I.AMl;hi;i. W. M.
W. P. Ksiohts, Secietary. _mn>-H*
i GENT WANTED- A LADY OR GENTLE
man of good address; good chance to
make money. Call at No. 821 X street, after
aa. m. No humbug; ; uir7-l\v«
SITUATION WANTED— BY A STEADY
>75 young man. to do general work; is not afraid
to work: city or country. Inquire of JOS.
DAVIS, PacrtiC Hotel, Fifth and X streets.
mr6-3t*
mHE LARGEST STOCK OF SHEET MUSIC
L aid Musical Merchandise will be found .it
L.K. HAMMKIi'S Music Store, 820 J st. Ordira
for l ! M.\'. promptly attended to. miC-iptf_
J7OR SALE CHEAP— A MCE BLOCK OF
I 1 Land on the line of the y'reet Railway.
i lease apply to CARL STROBKL, 321 J street.
UllV'-il* : : ■ ;
j3u CARD.
DONATIONS TO SACRAMENTO PROTEST-
ant Orphan Asyium has been received as
follows: Serviceable. lots ol clothing from Mr.
Weihsloct, Mr. J. Campbell and Mr. tstell: cake
from Mrs. J. F. Clarke: squash from Mr. Harts;
bo> of raisins from <*. F. Neely, of Florin; 10
gallons ice cream from Le Gatete Club; whips
and a pair ol clippers from 1). Irvine.
MRS. W. 11. HOBBY, Secretary.
March 4. 1885. 18. C) mr6-ll
BENEFIT BALL.
mHE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF rt o
X Company " B," First Artillery I; ' - ; - ijNt
num. will give a Ball at the AKMuuYJnjji
next v^Xba
WEDNESDAY EVENING, SKABCH 11th,
The proceeds to be devoted to LIEUTENANT
WM. MAOfc WEN, who is seriously ill. It is hoped
that his friends will rally to his assistance, By
order ol the [mrB-2l ; < ( >M i'A NY.
CARD OF THANKS.
n ARE ROBERT EMMET CLUB RETURN THEIR
J. sincere thanks to the following ladies and
gentlemen who so kindly assisted in making the
lUTth anniversary of the birth of Robert Emmet
a success: Mrs. Addle Carter, Miss Lizzie M.
Griffin, Senator Reddy, R. M. darken, Esq.", CoL
.1. J. Tobin, K. T. Devlin. Esq.. Prof. H. K.-lh.m,
Mr. Jas. Murphy, Mr. Win. O'Donnell, Mr John
West, Mr. Thos. Golden. Prof. J. E. Cooper for
use ol piano, and A. O. 11. for loan of their tlags.
mrG-lt [B.C.] COMMITTKK.
DEMOCRATIC_CON¥ENTION.
AT A MEETING OF THE DEMOCRATIC
XV City Central Committee held Wednesday,
March 4, 18N6, it was ordered that & Cily Conven-
tion be held
Till* (Friday) EVENING, MARCH (i, 188.V
At ARMORY HALL, for the purpose of Domin-
ating a candidate lor Third Trustee, (,'i y Au-
ditor, City Collector, City Assessor, on« Fire
Commissioner (short term), one Fire Commis-
sioner (long term). Said Convention to consist
of thirty CM) delegates from each ward.
First Ward— Curragher, M. Foster, Thomas
White, J. J. Nagele, 11. Grice, S. Kosenfeld, P.
hii-limitii, a. .1. Tittle, M. Ikasley, li. Meyers,
David Fox, A. E. Shattuck, George Martin, John
Givens, M. J. Sullivan, J. Taafe, Thomas fox.
John Sicen, Charles Scrlvcr, James Gallon ay, .-.
Loorya, 1.. L. Forrest, W. T. Carmen. John Nor-
ton, A. Kessel, H. M. Johnston, A. Casselli,
Frank 1 hi i..; son, J. E. Parker, J. Frees.
Second Ward— l. S. Moore, Wm. Coyne, James
11. Coffee, P. 11. Coffe •. It. ii. Blngfeton, J. C.
Kelly, J. Banley, A. Paquin, Win. 11. Brown,
Wm. F. Shields, A. K. Pratt, H.J. Kilg rI IT, John
lai n;iii:in. L. Lohman, James May, a. tionnet,
J. 11. Sullivan, J. Dacey, D. .1 Considiuu, A.
black, >!. i 'ronan, J. 11. Uolden; James Collee, J.
Crowley, L. McLaughlin. O. Measlier, 'Ihos.
Burns, John Liddy. P. U. Fountain, John Black.
Third Ward— A. S. Woods, 11. ]i. Nielsen, M.
J. Burke, P. J. Shields, E. L. Brown, J. a. M.
, Martin, F. F. HeaHy, George W. Nichols, 11. M.
Blackwull. M. H. Sheehan, E. L. Green, Carter
Jackson. M. Me anus, N. Eldred, 1). F. Bever-
idge. 1). Beaumont, A. C. Hinkson, H. M. LaKne,
.1. llahn. .1. J. Cadogan. M. Fay, Morrjssheehan,
A. T. Reuwick, R. C. Irvine, W. S. l.cake, J i.
Carey, J. H. (iroth, I-;. Kraus, Sr., W. D. Corn-
stock, N. Ewers.
Fourth Ward— Fred. Cox, J. G. Davis, James
Maguire, 8. It. Lusk, M. F. Johnson, W. J.
O'Brien, Chas. Weinrieh, Charles Herndon,
Peter Flaherty, Chas. Ott, Chris. Weisel, Wm.
Zoller, Lou Dickman, K. M. darken, J. M.
Henderson, Thos. Dwjer, iS. Uanrahan, Martin
StcinmetE, 11. M. Bernard, H. Lucey, G. G. Tyr-
rell, Ben. O'N'cil.J. W. Armstrong, Wm; Tormey,
D. Brown, J. B. Harris, J. J. Johnson, D.J. Man-
nix. .1. Murphy, Hugo Hornl< in.
J. C Khi.l.Y. Chairman.
C. R. Pai:.so.<p, Secretary. tnr6 It
CAUTION!
Office of the " NEW HOME" SEWING
MACHINE CO., Nos. 108 and 110
Post street, San Francisco, March
4, 1885.
Mr. W. A. STEPHENBON, No. 806 J street, Sacra-
mento.
Dear Sir: In reply to yours 3d lust., concern-
ing statements made by competitors, that the
"NEW HOMh." is a cheap sewing Machine, i
which con be furnished by them at prices less
than our regular list, we would call your atten-
tion to extracts from the enclosed circular,
issued by our Company to the Trade, as follows:
"The 'NEW HOME' is very popular, and
11 dealers who are not our Agents are anxious to
"secure it. When unable to get them from us,
" underhand means are often resorted to.
"Hence, this notice. In order to avoid imposi-
"lion, MSY only op vs. OR oik '.AUTHORIZED
"agents.
".Machines purchased below our regular
''prices are 'crooked,' and very liable to cause
" trouble to the buyer.
'■ *«" Refuse to trade with any party ofi'ering
" our machine, unless he can furnish a five year
•' uurrantii. signed by the Company." •
V\V would ttate that you are the only Agent
authorized by us to sell " HEW HOME" SEW
in<; MACHINES In Sacramento and vicinity.
Very respectfully,
THE ".NEW HOME" S. M. CO .
mr - Per OK), 11. Rout, Manager.
IST O TIC JEi .
EUGIi CASEY, OF THE LATE FIRM OF
Casey & Crondii, desires to call the atten-
tion of the public to hi? large stock of old Whis-
kies and Brandies In "bond" and "freed," in
quantities to suit the trade. Thanking his pa-
trons and the public for past favors, be again so-
licits their continued patronage. All orders
should be addressed to
mnilptf HUGH CASEY, Sacramento.
GRAND OPENING!
rP. STEIMEL WISHES TO INFORM HIS
IJ. friends and the public generally Hint he
has assumed the proprietor-hip of the loon
on the Southwest Corner of Seventh and L
streets. BATUKDAY EVENING he will dedi-
cate his new place with a GRAND OPENING,
to which all arc invited. None but the Choicest i
WINES, LIQCOKS mid CIGARS are kept. An i
ELEGANT LUNCH will bo served Free to the |
I visitors. ini(s-2t
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DR. G. L. SIMMONS,
No. 212 J Street „. ............Sacramento
1 9 to 10, morning, f ■
OFFICE HOURS:-} 2to 4, afternoon. ■{ jy2o-2plm I
1 7 to 8, eveninz. ( 1
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! AUCTIONS.
NOTICE.— -ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE.
. mHE SALE OF THE INTERNATIONAL 110-
-i L tel'Buaand a tot of Donblfl Harness ha«
i been postponed to BATI'RDAY, MARCH 14,
IBKS. Sale to take pi) i ut Wilaon » ("tables. No.
MS X Mr,, t. Bids at private sale will bo receive<i
by the undersigned.
i G. v. CUES! Iv . Administrator.
j Dated March ■_', ISS-. mrli-td
'sherburnTsiith;
Auctioneers,
I NO. 323 X ST., SACRAMENTO.
(NKAK Hi: IV&TOFFCF-!
j
j IN OONBBCnOK Wttß OCX r; U LIMB O»
FURNITURE
Crockery and Glassware,
Wo have. VERY CHEAP, a nice lot of
j MAJOLICA PITCHERS,
j CUSPADORES.
COiIPORTS,
FLOWER POTS, Etc.
Also, Nickel-plated Cuspadores, Silver-
': plated R. B. Al Table and Tea-
spoons, Forks and Knives.
: Also, Six Dozen Chromes, at $1 75
Each.
; Also, a Fine Line of Tapestry, Three-
ply and Extra Super Carpets
(Cheap).
SHERBI'KN * SMITH.
I BELL & C6~
AUCTIONEERS.
j Office, 1002 J street; SiVcrnmciito, Cat.
REGULAR SALE HAY FOR STOCK, BUO-
(;ies. rt<-.. Saturdays, at 10 o'cloclt, at Koun-
. tain Stables. Real Estate, Ontdoi i and Housa
; Sales promptly attended to. The Highest Price
Paid for all kinds of Household Goods. felO-tf
j AMUSEMENTS, ETC.
i METROPOLITAN THEATER.
TllliKi: NIGHTS AND ONE HATLNKBI
COMMENCING
j THURSDAY MARCH 5, 1885,
j ■■■■ loth Year of the Dramatic Cyclone,
oited by the Charming Aetren,
3%di»is ISLa.*o Byi-on,
And the Famous ron Combination
Thursday, Friday & Saturday Matinee
, The Great American Drama, In 4 Acts, entitled
•Across the Continent
1 New Scenery! Beautiful >Insir: Catchy
j s,,i:^- U»n(l»»iim Cuktuui«s!
■ The Terrible Pnow Storm !
i li ■•(.!, Firc?ccr.e!
i Byron's Uyiiamltc CocktAil!
I The Terrible Death" •>> the I'isspliito Uude!
! The Merchant's Drawing- room. Fifth Aveuuo!
I The Pietnrescjuc KaHroad Station!
'1 iit.- Km itixi] I'elegraph yceiif! etc.
I FUN! PUN! FCN! FUN! ITN!
; Saturday, March 7th, Positively Laal Mj;h«
10,000 MILES AWAY!
Sequel in' Across the Continent! New Scenery
aud New Music!
is- Reserved Peats for sale at Theater Box
Oluce, without extra charge. m»2-fit
. SACRAMENTO TIVOLI.
I Eldred Beos Maua en
1 MONDAY EVENING MARCH 2,18)16,
And every evening daring the wet I;.
Elaborule production of the heuuiiful Domestic
I>rama, in 1 Acts,
LOST I2XT LO3STDON
All the company in the cast. Togetkerwith the
Side-splitting Farce,
11l MING A HUSBAND!
FAMILY MATINEE SATURDAY, AT 3 I\ 11.
Next Monday will be produced on a grand ?calo,
the Nautical Drama,
LIGHTHOUSE CLIFFS I
; Admission. 2T> awl 15 cents at ail times. dS-lw
ELITE THEATER.
JSST GREAT ATTRACTIONS "©a
I.VKKV KVKNINGI
A- ■■■
HTf Don't fall to see them— the best chow ever
seen in .Sacramento. I'opular Prices: '.'5 and 50c.
dl)-2rtf
Excursion to Woodland I ■
THE CANTATA OF ESTHER
Will be Produced at tlio
WOODLAND OPKRA-HOUSE
Friday Evening .-.lurch Oth,
By Ludies and Gentlemen of Sacramento.
•3" An Excursion leaves Sacramento at ii p it.
sharp. Tickets lor round trip, fi; r<tu..i saina
night. Admission to Opera-house, To cents and
50 cents. nirs ,jt
DALE & CO.,
OF SACRAMENTO,
Furnished all the Masquerade Goods
for the Ball at Shingle Springs, on
Friday Evening, February 27th, and
is also prepared to furnish every
variety of MASQUERADE GOODS
to all parts of the country.
mr4-2ptf
STEINVVAY & SONS' PIANOS.
AHEYMAN HOLE AGKNT, I «*n. — .
. street, bet. Ststh and E v. „• i7v>T' !'j3
oppofitc- Court-hous>;. I'I.xNO? !( **T r jp"l*rT
LET. Pianos sold on i'lHtallnic-na'." J if 1/ •
jea-antai 5
C. R. PARSONS.
f>E.AL ESTATE AND INSURANCE AGENT.
Corner Third and .1 Siri^is,
..•::;,——-<:■.
AGENT FOR ;••
OKION INSURANCE OOJIU'ANT,
OK SAN FRANCISCO— FIP.K AKD IIAKJSa
C. B. PARSON'S. Kotary Public. iyl-2rtf_
KTOTICE !
ALL CREDITORS OF A. SrcREA ARE RE-
±V quested to present their claims forthwith to
J. IIYMAN. Suiter street, FolsunT. Sacramento
county, Cal. "i he estate being ready for di»-
-i tribution, it is necessary that all i-Uiins be veri-
fied and presented within sixty li.iys trom thii
Jute, or they will not be considered.
Folsom, January 2B, lBSB. J. HYMAN,
_j*-ill-i;' t '" t Assignee Ilstr.teot Alex. Mcßea.
CANDY FACTORY.
MRS. E. M. WIEDMAKN, NOS. 418 STREET
and 419 X Ftrect (Vetropolitan Theater
Building), M.inuratturor and Wholesale and
Retail Dealer in all kinds of Candies and Nnta,
! al2-3ptf
" LONE FISHERMAN." V
rnilF. FINEST FIVE-CEXT CIGAR IX TUB
I J. Maikct. Also, a fine line of Imported and
! Key West on hand, at 225 X <t-rvt
1 ia6-islm K. H. rKITIT, Proprietor.

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