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She Tells How "Yorkey" Moynahan
Assaulted and Robbed Her.
Tne Hackman's Trial Commenced Be
fore Judge Van Fleet and a Jury
—Tho Testimony.
The trial of Thomas, better known as
"Yorkey," Moynahan, the hack-driver,
charged with having robbed and crimi
nally assaulted Mrs. S. A. Rains on the
24th of September last, was commenced
before Superior Judge Van Fleet yester
Hiram W. Johnson appeared as attor
ney for Moynahan, while District Attor
ney Ryan took care of the prosecution.
It was decided to try Moynahan on
asach charge separately, and the grand
larceny case was first taken up. The
jury consisted of the following-named
citizens: A. M. Cunningham, Hiram
Gribble, Samuel Blair, J. If. Henderson,
G. W. Baker, L. G. Stevcr, J. 11. Carring
ton, N. S. Billingsley, C. Kellog-r, Wm.
Ash by, W. D. Knights, N. Champlins.
Mrs. Rains was the first witness called.
She testiiied that on the evening of the
2-lthof September she arrived in Sacra
mento on the train from Turlock and on
gaged Moynahan to drive her to a re
spectable hotel. He look her, after driv
ing her about the streets for a while, to
the Grand Hotel, a lodging-house on
Front and X streets, and then left his
team and went upstairs after her. Once
inside her room, lie endeavored to make
a criminal assault upon her. She fought
him, and in the scuffle her clothes were
badly torn and her limbs, face and neck
more air less bruised. After this, she said,
he took Son from her.
On cross-examination Mrs. Rains de
nied positively that she was drunk at the
time she met Moynahan. She had taken
a couple of drinks, bat they had no un
usual effect upon her. She said sh,- never
drank so much as not lo be able to take
care of herself in her life.
"How many drinks do you generally
take, a day, madam?" asked Mr. John
"None of your business," was the saucy
The Court Instructed the witness that
she must answer questions of counsel
civilly, and also instructed Mr. Johnson
not to ask tho witness about matters not
material to the case.
Continuing, the witness said she did
not know why the 'bus driver refused to
allow her to ride. She then met Moyna
han, ami accepted his offer to ride in his
hack. She told him to drive her to the
Western Hotel, but he drove her all over
town instead, until she protested. He
then drove her to the ('rand Hotel, at
Front and X streets. Moynahan and
some other man (she thought be was the
clerk), took her up to a room. They both
left then, and she told Moynahan to bring
her up
She waited for Moynahan to f-omo back
With the soda water and collect his hack
fare. When he came back she asked him
why she had been Riven a room with t\i o
beds in it, and Moynahan said he was
going to stay there. She spurned him,
and immediately be assaulted her. They
must have struggled, she thought for two
hours, and her clothes were torn off of
her. During the struggle some man came
to the door and said tlie noise would
have to be stopped. Moynahan slammed
the door in the man's lace, and renewed
the assault upon her. He also took her
money from her.
Tlie witness also stated that since the
arrest of Moynahan, she had worked two
Weeks, and had also helped lo support
herself on some money she received in
this city from a hackman who asked her
to go away. He gave he-r si-'i. She came
back to testify because the Sheriff served
a subpena upon her.
George EL Williams was the next wit
ness called, lie testified that he was ■
lodger at the ("rand Hotel on the24th of
September last. He heard a disturbance
that night in one ofthe rooms. He heard
a woman crying and begging lor "her
money." The proprietress of the
hotel asked th.c witness to go to
the room and see what was the
matter. He did so. and Mrs. Rains told
him she had been robbed and assaulted
by Moynahan. The witness then went
out and notified special oliicer May, who
arrested Moynahan. The witness was not
permitted to testify to anything that Mrs.
Rains told him, on the ground that the
defendant, Moynahan. was not present at
the time. He stated, however, that Mrs.
Rains' clothes were badly torn.
On cross-examination ljy attorney John
son, Williams said Mrs, Rains was a little
under tiie influence of liquor, but he
denied thai she was drunk or that she did
not know what she was doing.
Mrs. Mary Boban, proprietress of the
Orleans Hotel, was called by the prosecu
tion and asked it"she had examined Mrs.
Rains' person and found her covered with
The defense objected, however, and the
■witness was not allowed to answer.
The witness, in answer to questions by
Mr. Johnson, said that during the time
Mrs. Rains stopped at her house she was
intoxicated frequently.
Mrs. J. ! )rake. proprietress ofthe Grand
Hotel, testified that on the night of the
24th of September somebody came to her
room and told her that a woman was cry
ing and being abused in one of the rooms
up-stairs. She did not hear the woman
crying. She sent Mr. Williams up to see
what was the matter. Witness did not
see Mrs. Bains nor Moynahan. as she
was confined to her room with illness. A
young man employed for the purpose
rented the room to Mrs. Rains.
Clara Fitzgibbons, an employe at the
Grand Hotel, testified that she "made
up''the room occupied by Mrs. Rains.
The defense objected to the" witness testi
fying as to what she saw, and the court
sustained the objection.
Officer Richard May was tlie next wit
ness called. He testified that he had
been a special police oliicer in Sacra
mento for sixteen years. On the night
of the 24th of September he was called to
ttie Grand Hotel. He was sent to Mrs.
Rains' room. She was in a disheveled
condition and told him that she had been
robbed by Moynahan, who had by this
time left the place. The witness went
out and, getting oliicer Campbell to go
with him, arrested Moynahan at the
stable. They brought the defendant back
to Mrs. Rains' room, and In iii.- preseni c
Mrs. Rains said lie had robbed her ol'.- -.
and had also attempted a criminal as
sault upon her. Moynahan denied that
he had robbed her, and when searched at
the Police Station 98 was aD that was
found upon him. The Witness considered
that Mrs. Rains was in an intoxicated
condition when he saw hr, but he was
confident that she knew what she was
Police officer Campbell was tho next
witness the prosecution desired to ex
amine, but it was stated that Mr. Camp
bell was ill and confined to his home.
Judge Van Fleet ordered a recess until
this forenoon, and instructed the Sheriff
to hayj Mi-. Campbell in court if his con
dition would permit.
The criminal assault charge pending
against Moynahan will be taken an im
mediately upon tiie conclusion of the
larceny case.
Thieves Enter Dr. Prune's House and
Carry Away Valuables.
The house of Dr. A. E. Bruno, on Four
teenth and X streets, was entered by
burglars early yesterday morning and
articles of silverware of the value of about
$i< i were stolen.
Tho thieves gained entrance through an
open window in the basement, and the
Doctor happened to be away from homo
on a night call at the time the crooks
commenced their operations. They lil the
gas iv the dining-room and hallway, un- |
corked a bottle of wine and filled two
glasses, so that they both might drink
together and exchange best wishes for tlie
success of the undertaking. The thieves
entered every room in the house, except
the one in which Mrs. Bruno was sleep
ing, and left tracks of their mud-covered
s'noes on every lloor in the dwelling.
They took with them a silver tilting
pitcher, some silver napkin-rings and a
dozen silver fruit knives, and departed
from the house leaving two ofthe gas jets
The burglary was discovered when Dr.
Bruno returned home. He noticed the
lights down stairs, and awakening his
wife, he asked her what she had been in
the dining-room for and why she had not
turned out the gas. The question brought
about an examination of the house, with
the result above mentioned.
The police thiuk the burglars are the
same two who operated on. Dr. Briggs'
home a few nights ago.
Part of the Work of Streujrthenlng It
Is Completed.
The work of riprapping the levee on
the river, near the foot of W street,
Which was badly undermined and washed
by the current during the high water last
winter, will be completed to-day at that
pa rtieular point.
For a distance of over 250 feet the outer
slope of the levee has been faced solidly
wiui irregular chunks of granite, and at
tiie base huge bowlders have been sunk
into the river, which is between thirty
two and thirty-eight feet in depth, as a
result of the swift current that played
against the bank last January and Feb
ruary, 'ihe work of strengthening the
leve'-4ias been done in a meat substantial
manner, and ihe bank is now a veritable
Stone wall. Over 400 carloads of granite
have been used ia the work.
To-morrow a t'oree of men will com
mence strengthening the levy from ('
street to T, a space of about 1,100 feet.
Granite will be dumped into the river at
the base of the levee and the outer slope
will be faced nearly half way to the top.
The rest of the levee will be repaired by
widening it and depositing earth on the
inner slope.
It Is Said to ho Doing Splendid \York-
The Converts.
Tho Florence Mission, which opened
on December 13th, continues to be a suc
cess. The room at 1010 Third street is
crowded every night. The meetings aro
addressed by the Superintendent or some
one ofthe local clergymen. The singing is
one interesting feature of the meetings,
and many who have lived wild and dissi
pated lives have, it is said, reformed, and
are living lives of industry and respecta
bility. The meetings are attended by all
classes of people:
The managers of the Mission report
that one hundred and seven'persons have
professed faith in Christ and promised to
lead new lives.
Cliarles N. Crittenton, the founder of
tin? Mission, and Mr. Carpenter, his co
worker, who have been Successfully con
ducting meetings at Woodland, will
speak at the Mission to-morrow night.
The Superior Court Asked to Declare
l'urz-ett «fc Pcrkey Insolvent.
Tho creditors of Barrett ft Beriey, the
restaurateurs, who made an assignment
recently, have asked the Superior Court
to declare those gentlemen insolvent.
The petitioners allege that Barrett ft
Berkey owe H. Weinrieh ft Co., 91,740 6S;
X. Dingley, stis 50; W. 11. Wood <& Co.,
SSI 77; Mohr it Yoerk, £99; Odell ec Ilor-
BOg, |150: John ltohr, {Slid 56.
Barrett cV. Berkey confess themselves to
be insolvents, waive the issuing and serv
ice of an order to show cause, consent
that an adjudication of insolvency may
lie forthwith entered, and agree to file
forthwith their schedules and inventory.
New Members of tho Stato Board of
The Governor issued the following
commissions yesterday:
Directors of the State Board of Agri
culture—L. U. Shippec, vice self, term
expired; W. L. llardison, of Ventura
County, vice P. A. Finnigan; Samuel
Gamble, of San Mateo County, vice E. C.
EL A. Davis, of Marysville, Superior
Judge lor Batter and Yuba Counties, vice
P. W. Keyser, deceased.
George W. 'Waltz, of San Francisco,
Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor
Statistics, vice J. J. Tobin, removed.
C F. Jacobs, of Nevada City, and John
P. Kidder, of Grass Y'alley, "Directors of
Agricultural District No. 17.
,—, *.
Tho Weather.
Tho Signal Service temperature at 5 a.
M, and 5 v. H. yesterday was 42°
and 01°, while the highest and lowest
was Gl° and 4o°, with fresh to gentle
northerly winds and a cloudless sky.
The barometer readings at 5 a.m. and 5
p. m. were .\10.2b and mi.l'J inches.
The highest and lowest temperature
one year ago yesterday was 48° and*") 0,
wi; 1- tlof an inch of rain, and one vcar
ago .o-ctay I*7 and 88°. with .04 of an inch
of moisture precipitated;
The atmosphere is getting dryer each
play, and will continue to do so ii' the air
current from the north remains steady
and constant.
Police Court.
Owen Madison was found guilty of a
charge of vagrancy in the Police Court
yesterday, and sentenced to ninety days'
imprisonment in the County Juil.
Charles English was lined £10 for
The eases of George Mollusk and Tom
Dunn, charged witii battery, went ever
until to-day.
M. Oppenheim,accused of threatening
the lives of his wife and father-in-law,
had his case continued until January 27th,
Jo- Davis (colored ) will be tried to-day
on a charge of disturbing tlie peace.
State Printing Ofliee Employes.
The following appointments were made
yesterday by A. L. Johnston, Superyi
tendent of Slate Printing: General
foreman, O. B. Turrell (retained); fore
man of job office, Kmil Hornlein, vice 17
K. i'iel; foreman at press-room, John
Simpson 'retained)' assistant foreman of
press-room, Andrew J. Galligan (re
tained); foreman of book bindery, Daniel
Hicks, vi.-c J. E. Grossman; assistant
foreman of book bindery, J. O. Funston,
vice J. F. Creighton; watchman, P. W.
Cafferty (retained); time-keeper, Talbot
11. Wallis.
Siskiyou's Strong Hold.
The samples of Siskiyou apples on ex
hibition in the sample-rooms of the Cap
ital Hotel are attr.i.-thig much attention,
and elicit favorable comment from all
who examine them. Siskiyou doesn't
chum the possession of an orange belt,
but wham it comes to a contest for the
championship belt in the apple class, she
is certainly "in it."
All About a Lease.
Mrs. Laura Jones has commenced suit
in ihe Superior Court against Frank
Darrer to have declared forfeited a lease
lo a certain tract of land in this county,
on Uie grounds that defendant bad not
complied with Ihe terms of the lease. She
asks for restitution of the land, $1,090
damages and costs.
Union Hotel Failure.
In the matter of Charles Beams, pro
prietor of the Union Hotel, who recently
went into insolvency, Superior Judge
Catfin granted an oidor yesterday for the i
soiling of all the property of petitioner.
County Settlement.
The Treasurer of Tehama County paid
X"L,715 0-1 into the State Treasury yester
day. Marin County settled in the sum of
After the Ceremonies the Merry Scots
Have a Jolly Time.
On Tuesday evening P. Durno, assisted
hy A. Logan, installed the following offi
cers of the Caledonian Association: Wm.
Wardlaw, Chief; J. Morrison, First Chief
tain; James Stewart, Second Chieftain;
James McCaw, Third Chieftain; and
James G. Stewart, Fourth Chieftain.
After the ceremony the Chief and clans
men headed by their young piper, Wal
lace Ren-wick, marched to the banquet
hall, -where the sight of the kebbuek and
haggis adorned with Scotia's emblem,
the thistle, inspired the sons of the heather
with enthusiasm. Chief Wardlaw acted
as toastmaster.
After having enjoyed themselves with
the good things, the clansmen added to
the pleasures of the evening with Scotch
songs, speeches, recitations, etc. Ex-
Chief Tom Scott rendered with much
feeling. "I'm Ower Young to Marry
Yet;" Alex. M. Smith gave^'The Canni'o
Scot;" A. Logan an original recitation,
and J. M. Morrison, James Wilson, D.
Loitch, James McDonald, D. Kcid, John
Morrison, W. White, A. McCartney, 1).
McDougall, James McCaw, George Dun
can, James Stewart, P. Durno, A. Gibson,
K. Paterson, all did something in tho
amusement line.
At a late hour the meeting adjourned,
after singing "Auld Lang Syne," to meet
again on Friday night at Burns' anniver

Bills on Which Favorable Action YVas
Had Last Kight.
Tho Assembly Judiciary Committee
last night decided to report favorably
Assembly Bill Xo. 39, relating to the com
mencement ol' actions by citizens of one
county against those of another.
The committee also acted favorably on
the bill authorizing Boardsof Supervisors
to appropriate money to aid the State in
making an exhibit at the World's Fair.
Counties of tlie lirst class can'amiropriato
550,000, second class £40,000, third class
830,000, fourth class $20,000, and fifth class
810,000. The bill will next go to the Com
mittee on Ways and Means.
Tho bill providing that incorporated
cities may procure from the County As
sessors ol" the counties in which they are
located copies ofthe rolls of property val
uations in such cities, as a basis for as
sessment valuations, was also reported
favorably, with some slight .amendments.
Its purpose is to do away with the ma
chinery of the City Assessor's office
where local charters will permit.
Tho Base and Snare Drum Men Get la
Their Work.
There was a battalion drill at Armory
Hall last evening, Companies A and B
taking part. The former company turned
out with about fifteen men, commanded
by Lieutenant Lloyd. Company B had
over forty men m uniform, and they were
in charge of Lieutenant Kay.
Lioutciiant-Colonc-1 Mc-Xee conducted
tlie drill, which consisted of various
movements, such as "deploying," "rallyi
ing," "center forward, fours left and
right," etc. The movements were fairly
well executed. The band was rather weak
in numbers,many ofthe members hav
ing engagements elsewhere. The snare
and bass drum were on hand, however,
and a iittle extra exertion on the part of
the players who manipulated these in
struments served lo mako up for the ab
sence of tlie cornet and piccolo men.
The gallery was well filled with specta
tors, and a short dance was indulged in
after the drill.
A Match Between Crozlcr and Wnlu
steln is Arranged.
There was as "obstacle" race for boys
under flStarteen years of age at the skating
rink last night, which created a great deal
of amusement for the large audience.
There were sixteen entries for the event.
Masters Kekstrom, Kennedy, Lev.iek
and Clark came in first, second, third
anil fourth respectively.
The management of the rink received
word yesterday from .San Francisco to
the effect that Joseph YV'aldstein, the San
Francisco champion, had consented to
race Arthur Crozier, the local champion.
forflOO. The date for the race tuts been
fixed for Saturday evening, January 31st.
J. A. Snowdon, who claims the world's
championship, will accompany Wald
stein to this city as his trainer. They
will be here for a few days. La the event
of Crozier defeating Waldstoin, Snowden
will cliallenge the local man.
The Sacramento Lecture Association
will present the Iliid-Purk Concert Com
pany at the Cjiigivgational Church next
Monday evening. The troupe consists of
Carl Hild, violinist; Miss Annie Pari;,
eornetist; Frederic- Gillett, baritone; Miss
I'lla Jocelyn, contralto, and Mix (.'ad
Hild, accompanist.
The Chicago Tribune says of Mr, Hild:
"He is thoroughly at ease, his Lowing i.s
remarkably firm, confident and prompt,
his shading clear and well contracted, nis
execution clean and his interpretation
always strongly intelHgent."
Of Miss Park's i\.cent appearance in
Kansas City the Journal remarks: "Miss
Annie Park was crowned with honors
called and recalled; the audience did not
wish her and her cornet out of their bight."
A larger audience witnessed the second
representation of "The Magistrate" hy
the Alcazar Theater Company at the
Metropolitan Theater last night. Among
the auditors were Governor Markham
and a party o!" gentlemen aceoinpimving
him. Mr. Stockwell's troupe appealed
to tine advantage, and presented the
sparkling comedy with great spirit. To
night this superior dramatic company
will make its last appearance in Die side
splitting comedy "Turned Up." In tiiis
play Mr. Stockwell tills the role of Carry
away Bones, an undertaker, in which
part he has had great success. Mr. Wil
son will be the George Medway. und Mr.
Beach the Captain Mcd way of'the piece,
both actors of superior merit, and Miss
Brandon will assume ihe leading female
role. The San Francisco Post says of ihe
comedy that it is one of "excellent situa
tions, provocative of great laughter, and
has an interesting plot, the development
ol* which is artistic." No charge i.s made
for reserving seats for the (-renins*. Tho
company is so strong, painstaking and
altogether well-balanced, that it ought to
interest the thoater-goers ofthe city sulli
eiently to fill tho house with auditors to
Miss Goodrich played "Dad's Boy" toa
good audience at the Opera House last
night, acd was warmly applauded for her
assumption of the difficult title role. To
night the very pleasing and favorite bur
lesque, "Little Red Biding Hood," will
be presented, in which play Miss Good
rich, Mr. MeCann and Mr. Jackson have
excellent parts. Songs and dances of
a lively order form a part of the action of
the piece.
'Ihe grand promenade concert nnd ball
of the Caledonian Association, in honor of
the anniversary of "Bobby" Burns, takes
place to-morrow evening at Turner Hall,
and promises to be a splendid affair.
The box office for the "Private Secre
tary" company engagement opens at the
Metropolitan Theater this morning, with
no charge for reserving.
S. C. Mott, agent for the "Stcen Mys
tery" company, is in the city.
There will be a social dance at Han<-
town Crossing Saturday evening.
Edwin Scott, lather of Mrs. Frank Or
ciitt of this city, died at his home near
Baltimore yesterday.
Grove L. Johnson, counsel for the de
fen-.lants in ti-.e Bee "hovcott'" case, has
Bled notice of an appeal "to the Supreme
Court from the recent decision of Judge
The ladies of the Congregational Church
give their annual dinner and social this
evening at the church. The feature of
the dinner will be the Hostoii baked
beans, A nice time is promised those
who attend.
John Lord Love, of San Francisco, Is in the
Judge James D. Page, of San Francisco, is in
Police officer L. W. Farrell, wlio has been
confined to his bed for several weeks ou ac
count of a severe illness, Is able to be about
Arrivals at the Capital Hotel yesterday: C.
Huntsman, Sun Fmncisco; \V. B. Thorpe,
Newcastle; F. S. MacoKtber, Sonorn; L. Ma
tavia, Ireland; Miss M. L. Cutter. Marysville;
C. A. Lagaa-e, Chicago; H. Cottins-hain, Joseph
H. liealy, San Hufael: L. A. Spetzer, Ban Jose;
G.B.Montgomery, Hollister; W. T. Dickey,
Miles; E. C. Davis,San Francisco; S. T. Coulter,
Hanta Rosa; A. J. Larson, lakH; Frank I.
Tagtrarl, Oakland; A. It. Story, Dixon; James
Clark, Santa Rosa; Henry Bill, J. 11. Dean,
Chico: D. C. McUauuey, Smartsvllel; F. M.
Murc-li, Folsom.
Arrivals at the Golden Eagle Hotel yester
day: H. la. Brown, Bed Blull; E. L. Marshall,
Fresno; E. M. McClure'. Mvdera; Oregon Han
dera, Dr. A. E. Hall, 10. O.Miller, Yisalia; J. 11.
Fannin, Philadelphia: Mrs. I\ A. Humbert,
Folsom; Miss Aull, Sacramento; F. E. More
arity and wife. Chicago; K. W. Cahoon, New
Jersey; S. H. Bell, Minneapolis; It. W. Snow,
J. H. Smith, F. It. Porter, Oak land; J. M.
Standler, t'kinh: E. P. DeCanip.Winneiimi'ea;
B. Huss. M. C. Blake. A. Punster, M.S. born
stein, John H. Healer, W. H. Phelps, c. .].
Jones, Harry I. Wiiley, Sam Miller, (i. W.
MoNear, F. F. Barbour, W. H. 11. Hart. W.
Bennett, F. M. McManus, C. E. Both, San
Francisco; W. B. Porter. San liernardhio; J.
Dorc-n aud wile, Mt. Vernon, Iowa; Thomas
H. Thompson, Tulare; J. E. MeEleth, Oak
Tuesday, January 20th. in Cosumnes, Saera
mentu county, ut the residence of the bride's
parents, Mr. and .Mrs. O. Plummer, Charles
H. Qrinee was married to Miss Emma M.
Pluuimer. The spacious parlor was beau li
f'uliy dii-oi-Htcd for the occasion. Beneath an
arch of ivy and trimmings of red berries, with
a keystone of Calls lilies, the happy pair were
made one by P.ev. A. T. Needhani. of Sacra
mento. Tin. jdfts were of a costly, but useful
Class. Silver and pearl and crystal and porce
lain and china shone amid tlie beautiful dis
play thai indicated a hu-Hc-class of thoughtful
ana appreciative friends. The following guests
were present: Mr. and Mrs. Ladd, Mr. and
Mrs. Clark, E. U. Griflfee, B. Lightner, John
Lafl'erty, jI.W. Plummer, brother oi the bride
ami his wife, of Sacramento; .\i rs . Cutting and
Mrs. G. P. Hush, of Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs
A. Plummer und daughters, Etta and Myrtle
of Perkins; Mr. and Mrs. S.{ i. Davis, of Michi
gan Bar; John and James Gaflhcy,-George
I'hiimey. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. liuvm'ond, also
Master dandle Polklnhorn, Mash r Aide and
Gertie Plummer of Cosumnes. Mr. ami Mrs.
O. Plummer, father and mother of tee bride,
with Miss Alma, the bride's sister, did all that
a refined taste and good Judgment could do to
make the guests happy. Mr. and Mrs. ('harles
K. C'ritiW- intend a bridal tour to Kansas City,
Omaha and other points in Nebasa-ka, thence
hack to Denver and finally to Spokane, in
Washington, their future home. The best
wishes of many friends attend them.
«. .—.—_
Unhappy Mr. Fawcett.
William Fawcett, the handsome young
man who dispenses "water" to thirsty
legislators from an old oaken bucket at
the Capitol "well," is tho owner of a
spirited saddle-horse. Mr. Fawcett took
a jog down the Riverside yesterday, and
at Sntterviile was hailed by a parly of
elegant gentlemen, who had preceded
him iv a roekaway. Mr. Fawcett dis
mounted, tethered his steed, and stepped
inside for refreshments. In his absence
th.c horse broke the hibching-strap and
galloped for home. There was no room
in the elegant gentlemen's vehicle for the
proprietor of the "well," and, whip in
hand, be had to trudge home alone—a sad
end to what had promised to be a mag
nificent afternoon's recreation.
Painful Accident.
William Menke, son of Antone Menke,
the hop-grower, met with a serious acci
deiit at his father's ranch yesterday. He
was opening a package of some poisonous
tree-spray, when some of it spattered and
lodged in his right eye, burning it badly.
The young man was brought into town
for medical treatment, and fears are en
tertain.-d thai he may lose the sight ofthe
injured eye.
♦— .
Belief for Nelson.
Last night the Assembly Committee
on Claims had under consideration Mr.
Bremer's bill appropriating |3,600 for the
relief of George Nelson, the innocent
man who was Incarcerated for upwards of
a year in the l-'olsom Priso**L The com
mittee voted to recoilimen^lhe passage
of tho bill.
. ~«.
Eu Kouto for Folsom.
Amos Drown, sentenced to one year
for forgery, Stephen Oalivan, sentenced
to two years for burglary, and William
Miller, ordered to prison for two years
for burglary, passed through the city last
night on route to Folsom from Modesto.
They wore in charge of a Deputy Sheriff.
♦— .
Groceries at Auction.
ii WaS erroneously stated yesterday that
Sherburn's auction of King Bros.' stock
r>f groceries would take place yesterday,
i-i toad of to-day. The sale begins at 10
o'clock this morning on the premises,
corner ot Second and J streets.
V7or.derful California Invention.
Mr. Shoemaker, President of the California
Editorial Association and editor of the Glass
Valley Telegraph, says: "When Mr. Tuit'ie
called in the Telegraph office some weeks auto
to talk about his wash boiler, he was curtly
told that the senior editor hail v back yard
tilled with old -vashiic'-niii.-hiiKs. They had
failed to save time, Uouble, expense, worry
and all other dbjatrreeame concomitants of
washing day. Mr. Tattle was almost fired out
ol the office for Uilkins; about a machine that
would uo at till for a Ih'milv washing, lint he
talked about lulvertisinj-, and that formed ii
treaty between tho hostile part ies. The adver
tising was done, and In reading the proof-slips
of the advertisement the editor's curioslf y was
aroused. Perhaps Mr. Tattle did haveamav
chine worth considering. Try ail things and
ii--!.! i'.ist to that which is good. AncTso on
Monday, the oth day of January, 1801 Mr
Tuttle. avfter further negotiation, was told that
he might try al. the Shoemaker mansion with
Ms Perfect Wash Bailer, aud if it gave satis
-1.-,. lion to the ladies of the family he could
leave the machine. And he acted accordingly
and lie dill a big washing In a very few min
utes; or, rather, be put the boiler to work and
it washed the clot lies while Mr. Tuttle chatted
with the folks. There was no worry or trouble
In the matter, and no work, and'the clothes
came out white and clean—somcthin- you
cannot j-rt ,\t n Chinese wash-house. The ladies
ol the senior editor's household say that Mr
Tattle's Perfect Wash Boiler is iv no (lancer of
bi-int-tumbled out into the back yard to loin
other inventions. In other words, the Perfect
.'. ash Boiler does nil claimed for it, and more
too, and Mr. Tutti.-'s invention has the in
dorsement of the household of Kufus Shoe
Mr. Tn. tie. the Inventor and patentee of f'.ie
above California invention, is stoppings* the
iinnl'.-urd store ol M. Maneese, 610 .1 street
where he Is manufacturing the boiler for the
market, and will be clad to see any one that
would like to test it or engage iii •__ oavine
business. *a
„, °-* KLAND, February 7,1800
Thlr, may certify that we have used thr- C C
I.init.ieiit in our family, and have found It to
be the best and most effective medicine for
neuralgia and kindred diseases of any kind
that we have tried. We can unhesitatin-dv
recommend it as a most powerful and useful
Chinch' DTAU*-, Pastor ofthe l-'irst M. E.
Are you subject to nervous headaches?
Bradveroliue will cure them.
mento County, January 80th, at th.; rearf
denceof the bride's parents, by Kov Arnold
'f. Needtuun of this ,-iv- mV cii-n'-iev ii
Griflee of Spokane, Washington, to Miss
_Lmmn M. Plummer of Cosumnes, Cal. *
w.{TT pEX—In tllls city, January -*lßt Henry
Wlttpen,- a native or Germany aied 4^
years, (J mouths and 17 daya
4EJJ* Funeral notice hereafter. *
H. Ogden, Mich., *10 Kearney St.,
May 17,1590 B*n ?raacisco, CaL
"My brother-Bey. APril **> 1830.
Bamuel Porter, ra . M 5" *if'" and I both
«»d by St. Jacobs SSS fecM
Oil of e-cci-nciating sore throat, and have
aelatic paint In his fund permanent
thi-h" lrev. bK., USO of *
****°n- Jacobs Oil.
J. M. L. PQHTEB. E . j, lMnAua>
_ (fthrtttgcfr gailij tre ffitei*-tgta*-ch, gubtn & ©o.
TO-DAY, AT 9:30 A. M„
Misses' and Children's Fast Black
Ribbed Hose, strong and elastic; sizes, 7
to 9. Price, 9 cents a pair. __
Ladies' Fancy Cotton Hose, full-fin
ished, and in a variety of desirable pat
terns and colors; all sizes. Price, 18 cents
a pair.
Ladies' Fancy Striped Cotton Hose,
very fine gauge and texture; all sizes.
Price, 24 cents a pair.
Ladies' Brilliant Lisle Hose, plain tops
and fancy striped boots in fine combina
tions of colors; all sizes, 33 cents.
FRIDAY, AT 9:30 A. M.,
We have picked out all the short
lengths of Madras, Pongee Drapery, Lace
Nets, Oil Cloths, Mattings and Carpets
and marked them down to prices that
will interest.
Also, a number of Odds and Ends
from the Upholstery Department.
One lot of Solid Walnut Extension
Cornices, 29 cents each.
Choice Siik Striped Curtains in pretty
new colorings and handsome designs,
$2 99 per pair; formerly $5.
Siik Curtains, in gold and terra eotta,
at $5 99.
Sample pairs Lace Curtains, slightly
soiled, reduced to much below former
Weinstock, Lubin & Co.
400 to 412 X street, Sacramento.
THE E ;535c a -M 1 ™ S .Hl g ,i| ST4^W'
*^? V^&i&J-* THE DOMESTIC > °'000 used in U'is city. Self-! fE^. E '
13lF# ( sett ins attaehment.s. -On Installments,
Bf <fc THIS N^W HOK-ej-JBUt Runnm^Popular and »-m 3335 up
■■'*£^§E§*«j$l. I-.THIS; NEW STANDARD. jmonth.
J*^~ iS**'' rHE IMPROVED AUTOMATIC. j Chillis" Car
™*£s&i- BSP».? S INSTALLMENTS. Old Machines taken In trade. Sec- Ketones
'?'!# flf^," f !l", t^",^ fl'""\Sl') upwards. REPAIRING A Rugs,Wks ill
ki IXIALI \ . Needlea und Purtu for all Machines. |on installments.
A. J. POMMER, Xos.' 8:9 and 831J street corner of Ninth.
To clean out stock to make
room for new spring goods.
Call and See for Yourself
-^---s^- 081-023 J Street, Sacramento.
424 X: Street.
One Lot Ladies' Fine Kid Button Shoes,
Silk-worked button-holes, satin tops,
Langtry tip, opera and common sense
toe, sizes 2| to 82.
IOOS and 1010 Second St., Sacramento,
Delivered to any address, city or country, In quantities to suit.
Telephone 87. P. O. Box 33.
KLTJISTE; <5t floberg!"
Filth, dea ers in WATCHES, JEWELRY and DIAMONDS* REP YIRIYO in ah'its
branclies v specialty, under Mr. Floberg. Agents for ROCKFORD WATCH COMPANY.
On hand, which -we wish
to dispose of at the fol
lowing low prices:
JACKETS worth $UB, $10 and $12,
reduced to $2 50, $4, $5 and $6.
mer prices, $10, $12, $15 and $20,
reduced to $5, $6, $7 and $9 50.
X^ 5 Quotations fail to give a
fair idea of these REMARKABLE
BARGAINS. The goods are first
class in every particular.
6QI J Street, jazi-sptf
A Grand Success!
The Public Always Willing to Avail of a
Genuine Reduction in Prices.
tef^ O'BRIEN'S
>»#" tei^tt 15 per Cent.
A~l °n his en tiro
-J ato_k of tirst
_\\___\_«^ s 'JU=-8 7 chWB BOOTS
*° __2~J ANI' SHOES
Two hundred pairs Children's Solar-tip
Shoes, heel and Bprine-heel, sizes 5 to 8,
reduced to 45 cents; worth $1.
Boot and Shoe Factory,
31 "7 X STREET.
V at prices heretofore unknown iv Sacra
mento. WM. J. FAHNLEY, Proprietor.
McCarthy^ cooper,
*.'«» —DEALERS IN—
lElle;ctricra.lS u/pplicss
e*ll _ STREET
will be prepared to furnish a long-felt
■fear Particulars in the future. Jn2l-3ptf
Novelties in New Designs and Coloring
Not to bo Found Elsewhere.
*»*• Paper Hanging and Decorating by skill
ed workmen at reasonable rates.
Whittier, Fuller & Co.,
1010 and 1018 Second street. sl7-tf
The Finest and Freshest Box of Candy
In the city, you can be accommodated at
Celebrated New York leo Cream and
And Lovers of Good Meats.
A specially selected quality of
(Durham cattle), purchased from the STAN
FORD RANCH, which is to be sold at regular
prices. It is the finest lot of Beef ever brought
to Sacramento. Our supply is large, but tho
demand is great.
MOHR & YOERK, Sacramento.
The Sweetest and Best.
MSDIV'-Y & CO., Sacramento.
F"cri_i_ STOCK
The Most Pleasant Resort In North
ern California.
«S-An excellent Commercial Lunch served
dally. H. D. GAMBLE, Proprietor.
branches. Pianos and Organs a specialty,
but like attention given 10 all musical instru*

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