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Small Fruits Should Not Be
Planted Among Trees.
Moulting lions—The Manure Ilcap-
Bisoaso From Pipeons — Poor
Hatches in Summer—Clean Brood
ing:— General Fnrm Notes.
It is not unusual to hear complaints of
small fruits not doing well when planted
in orchards of fruit trees. To those who
have given the subject any attention tho
wonder is that they grow to produce any
fruit at all, instead of doing fairly, as
they sometimes do. But few persons
have any id. a how much food a growing
tree takes from the soil. It is taken up,
of course, in a liquid state. Ifanyone
will but observe a lawn near where some
laige tree is growing it willbedemon
strated to him very soon. The grass will
droop and wither up for a distance as
great as the spread ofthe branches, while
the rest of tho lawn is still in a fresh state.
When this is observed a great many per
sons surmise? that the soil is poor, causing
a thin and poor sod. It is not that, but it
is on account of the great absorption of
moisture by the numerous roots of the
.. They are spreading in every direc
tion, searching tor moisture and food,
ami in this way they do make the soil
poorer than before. vVin n small fruits
are planted within the radius ofthe 1
there must be starvation for oneorthe
other. As in all other cases, the \v<
1 iic has to suffer, and in this case ii is the
raspberry, blackberry, strawberry> "■'
-.v hatever fruit it may be that is plant; d.
1 :veii when not near enough to be 1
by the largo tree, the sunlight tn •
from them is detrimental to them.
It may occur that no clear place offers
for these plants, in which case th
plan is to fe d liberally \* ith manure.and
if tho season be a moi ere will be
tolerable success, but in a dry -
there is no easy way of ke, ping int
n in the soil to Bupplyall thai tho
roots demand. The soil, situation and
many other causes but the right one are
often blamed forthe ill-luck usually at
tending experimentsof this kind, in all
gardening operations these facts are
worthy of being kept in mind, it
occurs that flower borders are formed
along the skirt of a wood, and, of course,
with the worst possible success. The
stronger growth robs the weaker, which
is that of the shrubs and plants set in tho
border. Flower beds are met with under
. . where it is impossible for them to
thrive. In woods underbrush and flow
ers thrive, but it is because of tho food
and moisture which decaying leaves and
twigs afford them, and on sloping hills
there is always some moisture descend
ing from the higher ground. The place
to plant small fruits where they will do
their very b< si is in an open place, « hen
what food is in the soil is their own, and
they can li ' cultivated and
for without having to consider anything
else, it is a pit rdenys -
small fruit in such unsuitable places as
they often do. it is a popular delusion
that under a tree isadamp place, and it
•ionee to
Bon that the opposite of this is correct;
which is the explanation wh;
failures to grow small fruits in 01
are mcl with.
MOCK riXG -ii ENS.
for moulting hens is loan
To have hens lay in winter the
early moulting I be fed on foi d
i hat wil to renew I . rs. Fat
arable, as no heating ele
• an- necessary in summer. Foods
rich in nitrogen and the phosphates are
: by moulting hens, and of the
grain toed-, bran is the I est. The bran
should be scalded, and to a pint oi bran
should be added naif a pint of cornmeal
and a gill oflinseed meal, mixed to a stiff
dough with milk. Such a mixture, with
a Little lean meat occasionally and an al
lowance oi gr< en food, should enable the
to moult quickly and easily, and
without becoming debilitated at any
time during the process of moulting.
Twice a day is it to feed them,
and they should be given all that they
will eat. [tis best to remove all hens
thai begin to moult from the oth rs, as
bonld be ted in a different manner.
The quarters should be dry, as tbe hens
may not have any feathers on their
D stages of the moulting
] ss.—Farm and Fireside.
will hatch better from April to
-; than will eggs laid after that
This is due to the fact tiiat the
• nol in as full vigor as in the
spring, and because they ai close on the
ing period. The chicks batched
■. ong and .._■•. . when
hatch . -season as
earlier, but they will have the au\ .
«. warmei weather. Lace, however, de
stroy more late chicks than disease, and
ks are pi
imical not to allow
hens hatch broods so late.
d on stony ground the hens may,
bydaily foraging over the same space,
; all the available material I
serviceable as grit. Smooth, round
gravel is not suitable. Ileus require
y mething sharp and cutting, or
Will be unable to properly masticab
: The broken china and cr<
may be utilized with advantage for grit
I : Hiding it into small pieces (about
I seed and scattering it
t r the he - they will
. and find every pie
The pigeon, as is well known, will feed
f all the poultry-yards in a
owners. A
and will
y are liable
from one uother,
Used in Millions of Homes— 40 Years the Standard.
__*% v^®w - *!£* *s <® \X %^ f a
< \ % +<fc&<^ V\ BUT
Vl+V 4*:* REFUSE
V,/> &¥>l*_l V^ SOBSTITUTEi
\ '•;> .; . ;v :. v CEMUIWE KAS
BU?F wrappe»
even on their foot, and, as thoy arc sub- I
jed to many of tho diseases thai affect
fowls, and particularly roup, thoy are a
nuisance in any community. They will
also introduce lice from a distance, if ono
wishes to keep pigeonshesfaOnlddosoby
keeping them confined in wire yards.
covered! and not at tho expense of his
neighbor's feed, with the risk of causing
disease in all the docks. There should be
some protection for those who do not
wish pigeons in tlnir yards.
11l X MAM XX Ji LAO.
Let the hens work in the manure heap
all they wish. They will And a Large
amount of valuable food, and they will
work the manure up into a fine condi
tion, by scratching over it, that will
render it tho best that can be used for the
garden or flowers. There is a large pro
portion of food in the manure of animals
that will be of service to the hens, and
they should have the privilege of securing
it as a matter of economy.
Good bedding is as necessary for the
cows in summer as in winter, it serves
to protect against filth and permits of
more rest. But in the summer th<
ding will become the harboring place of
insect posts unless it is removed daily.
The practice of drying the bedding in the
sun for the purpose <>i' using it again
should be condemned, as bedding once
saturated with liquid manure becomes
disagreeable, giving the stable an am
moniacal odor, which is sure to affect the
milk to a certain extent. Tiie best place
for bedding tiiat has been used is in the
manure heap.
'■ is said tiiat the castor bean has been
.-..cm Lvely to protect grape vines
iron: moles.
When seeds are planted in moist, fresh
soil they are more certain to sprout than
when planted in dr.-
Washing the pig with strong soap snds
will make Lum grow, a Li i Leans ins
skin and rids him of ins
... thickly clustered on a branch,
Looks very nice, hul ii _.-.. iici h< r
to the tree nor to the owner.
high price of all kinds of -rain has
- of the tanners to the im
portance of rais ing more and buy:!' _
peach, plnni and cherr3' an
baiiio t<. injury from the arsenites than
the ;.• ar an I a- .... , but this d< .
much on tho variel ies
It is claimed thai see ; s left in I
'■ ers till ■•. anti '; for plantin
much m >re certainty than those
irons which the hulls have b< ■■■ ■■■ no\ ■■■.
Thin the young fruit where it is grow
ing too thiekiy. A crowded c
moans a dwarf growth. Remember that
inds of large fruit is more mar
ketable than the like weight ofsma :
To use corn, wheat bran and oats for
inner mix as follows by weight: Two
partscorn meal, two or bran and one of
oats. Always feed clover bay for butter
and cornstalks if you can. Silage is the
i« st form for ;k< rnfo Lder.
instead of depending wholly on hay,
turnip, or silage, as omc do, th<
ci his and experienced ttockmasters a.'bl
to that cabbage, kohl-rabi, thousand
headed kale, rape, vetches or whatever is
suited to the climate and locati n.
[f you wish to have :ii, .. g and
;■!. tty of them, cutback all the leading
shoots from three to six inches and re
move all sprouts from the base of the
plants. There will be an important gain
- . productiveness and size of
1 uring the warm season r< a
graiu fir anuthi rti Stock m
■ ;rain in summer. ..... is
for all animals during the '■■ arm
than any other v od, and they v ill
ition on such .
v. ben f lon grain.
rraelon, though com >osed al
most entirely of water, thrives best on a
light, dry, sandy soil, too much rain be
an obstacle to its growth and produc-
I >m that a heavy crop is se
cured when the season h
with frequent rains.
It is doubtful it'it pays to sell bay, even
at ali . B< iter prices can
■ for it whin it is converted into
■„ at or milk, as the manure will then be
an item in tho profit, ihe Lai or
iii», hauling and shipping of hay should
also be add* .1 to its cost.
Instead oi allowing the unsightly pile
of night soil under privies it is better to
ha\ c iron buckets, with com enient han
dles, which should be emptied on the
manure heap as often as occasion de
mands. In this manner a nuisance will
be prevented and a waste of night soil
I eras and gentian together form an
excellent tonic for horses. The Ameri
. man say-: Mix four ounces
of each thoroughly in the powdered state;
keep the mixture tightly shut up in a
box or id give a tablespoonful of
it in the horse's feed at night.' To cobs
a Bmalh r quantity i . •. en.
Canada thistles have been destroyed by
sbi ep. I ut to secure the ; is the
thistles should be slightly sprinkled with
above ground
which will induce the sheep to eat them
closi into the roots. As Cast as they sp
rinkle more salt. They will grad
■ ' in numl tally disap
roots cannot live if top growth
is prevented.
Twosteers exhibited al Kansas Cjtv
weigh over 4,000 pounds each, and fifty
- ■ pound ■-■ . for them but
declined, as the o\\ ncr will exhibil
.11 the World's Fair. They are of the
Shorthoi n bi ec 1. and show whi I mi
done with animals of good breedingin
o - -rubs. They were also well
fed, as feed and breed are i to se
cure the best result .
;. s num. revs in g stable
ss cleanliness is resorted
to. Screens should be us< I i i tbe win
dows and doors ofthe stables and tbe
doors sprinkled daily with a i p
solution "i' carbolic acid. 'I he- ;
should not onlj inkfed,
Van also covered on th< •■. itii a
daily application of an inch of dry dirt.
To k ep ■ on the farm tea prob
lem und< r m. i >ne m< thou is to
. ._■:.' inter, -tine to them.
tl .<■ ones by gi\ ing th ta a few Ban
tam chicks to raise, and as they become
advanced allow a pig or lamb, or even a
colt. But always allow them the pro-
Children appreciate
ownership of stock, and tho early lessons
lead to a deeper interest later on.
< trass lauds need heavy manuring as
well as corn or wheat land. Grass de
prives the soil of its elements in propor
tion to the degree of cropping given the
land. When grass has been mowed
Bei era! times the land has been made to
do more than its duty, and the same effect
occurs when cattle graze the grass
closely. An excellent timo to apply ma
nure is in the fall, after the grass begins
to fail.
One peculiarity of the Emerald Gem
cantaloupe is that as soon as it becomes
ripe it loosens its hold on the vine and
roils aw ay. Until this happens it is not
ripe. It does not indicate the degree of
ri ]>eness by the color of the outer nml, as
j it is dark, but as it loosens its hold when
ripe, no difficulty is met with in deter
| mining the ripe ones from those that are
g:i n. It is also one of the best varieties
Special fertilizers for potatoes have
given wonderful yields on potatoes this
- >n. Sandy soils have been found
capable of giving large yields when the
I is properly em and special potato
fertilizers used, ii has also been noticed
that by tiie use of fertilizers there is less
rot or disease compared with potatoes
grown whe-.-e barnyard manure has been
I applied.
V. hen you find your barn has become
| too full, and your grain and hay crops
are heavy, ii will be better to procure
! more stock. The farmer who sells his
raw material in the shape of some pro
duce, such as uu at. milk or butter, re
ceives a profit from two sources. Me is,
ertain extent, a manufacturer, his
being the agents for chaugi
: >ods into m< re liable articles, while
pi odu -:s (manures ml 3he
[>uekwheat keeps down most annual
weeds, and i; ripens so quickly after
Isowingthat those which grov, among it
nol p< ;fs •; tho : . 1. it als - has' an
mtage o\ or cops in not
I furnishing desirable food for v\ I re-worms
and white grubs. One >r two seasons
th it will clear insect enemies out and
i : ye the land richer than before, as if
■vi' yeai after ; ear its scattered seed
furnish gr» n manure to keep n. the
: supply oi v 1 . ■ matter in tho soil.
Health Officer C. B. Nichols is back in
• again.
Mrs. li. A. Lindlcy has returned from
t!:>' seae< •<•.:■:.
ay Frawlcyis in Folsom visit
.- father.
County ( lork W. W. Rhoads is back
from tho mountains.
.Mrs. William Johnston and Miss John
arc in Monti rev.
Mrs. Fred. Biowener and family aro
home from Monterey.
Dr. W. Wood h:;s returned from his
trip to tin- mountains.
Editor Campbell of the Gait GazetU
was iv the city yesterday.
Felix Tracy is ....... > from his camping
trip in Strawberry Valley.
Charles F. Gardm rand family have re
turne i from Pacific l trove.
- '■'■■ ■'••ni and family have re
turned from P:tcific IJrove.
Mr.and Mrs. Martin Devine returned
last evening from Santa Cruz.
.Mrs. J. W. Armstrong has gone to San
Francisco for an extended visit.
F. W. Fratt has returned from his sum
mer vacation at Harbin Springs.
Thomas L. Enright returned yesterday
two-weeks'trip to the Shasta re
Schroth, [da May. Clara
. ;; and Miss Echart have gone to
Lilt :... y.
Captain ;:. .F. Murphy and family of
Folsom have been enjoying a sojourn ai
il:- lakes.
Misa Jo-io ami Miss Matilda Fuchs
were last week the guests of Charles
Zimmerman and wile of Folsom.
Mr.and Mrs. Matt Johnson and chil
dren have returned fro;- their sojourn
gar-Loaf, El Dorado < 'ounty.
Miss Nettie Nelson arrived yesterday
morning from Ogden, Utah, on a vi-ii to
hersister, Mrs. >•. 11. Step] • ..- a.
Miss May Donley and Miss Louisa
Mey. rs have returned to Folsom from
their visit to friends m Placer County.
>irs. .J. A. Woodson has gone to San
Francisco, to remain a month ertwo with
a view by change to re wvering health.
Mrs. Charles Anil and her sister, Mrs.
P. A. Humbert of Folsom, have
visiting in San Francisco for the past
J. s'. Counts will leave for tin- East to
day. 11. • as a representative to the
• •rand Council of the Improved Order of
fen of the United States, which
md on the Bth inst. Then
11 visit tin- Southern Slates, and
will b<> absent some two months or more.
Arrivals at the Golden Eagle Hotel yes
terday: T. T. Halley, Gaiesburg, 111;
Mrs. M. i). Atwater, Miss Atwater,
Merced; Virginia Harrison, Wheeling.
v.". Va.; Mrs. Etta Durfee, Chico; Mr.
-. M. A. Krueger, C. W. Crith n
ton, Now York; <;. VV. Hill and wife,
Napa; L. C. Morehouse, San Lea
Mi - Clara Brooks, Miss .Maud Cann,
Sacramento; E. W. Noyes, W. E. Dunn,
0. A. Durfee, <i:i<-o ; .;. n.
: -on < law, <;. A. Pen
p.iman, E. C. Horst, R. A. Cole, .1. s.
Mr. and Airs. F. W.Titus, Fred
Swan, C. C. McMaban, Charles P. Hall
:'. E. C. A Mi-. \-\ j;'
Stranahan, E. C. Davis and wife, San
Arrivals at the Capita] Hotel yesterday:
W. A. Runyon, wife and child, Court
land; J. J. Crawford, Plaoerville; «'. W.
.1. Murray and wife. New York; Alois <;.
Hunt, J., c. Collins, George 15. Green,
Courtland; William <-. Hondley .v Co.,
Santa Rosa; Thad. .1. McFarland, Miss
Hazel McFarland, Rpnicia; L. 1). Wick
ers, Willows; Mrs. <'. Yon Soching, San
Erancisco; Miss T. Lilsev, Anderson; C.
Daily, Walnnl Grov< ; 1.. G.Towle,Towle;
Bob Prior, Denver, Col.; W. Nichols,
J"ruck< c; C. .i. Jones, wife and two chil-
Red Bluff; Charles S. Riley, Van
viiie; R. ii. Beamer, C. F. Prentis ,
Hand; M. E. Clowe, Knights Land
ing; S. B. Hibber, Los Angeles; R. N.
Day, Florin; MissJuliane Swetzer, .). N.
Br in, .Jr.. wife and child, Suisun; Sol.
Runyon, Mrs. G< »rge Carty, Courtland;
Miss Lindley, Miss iiolen Lindley,
Addie Lindley, Miss Edith Lindley, city.
Charged With Grand Larceny.
■ . - McLaughlin and Eld reel last
nighi arrested Henry Welch, who is
charged with grand larceny. The cir
cnm stance out of which the charge origi
nated could not be Learned at iho Police
Postal Matters.
Washington, Aug. 81.—The .Post
al st. Louis, Mo., will hereafter
teh the through registered pouches
made up at his office for San Francisco,
Cal., via st. Louis and Council Bluffs
15. P. <>.. af 8:25 p. m.
Star s trvice changes: Orovillo to Clip
per Mills, from September ith, change
service so as to supply I Mills at
the new site.
CapkMay, Aug. 31.—Postmasters ap
]• in ed: Levi R. Davis. Newcastle, Wy
oming; James i. Driscoll, Eureka, Utah.
Crop Failure in Europe.
New Yci;:;. Aug. 31.—<k>lonel Mont
gomery of Oregon, just returned from
German;, said to-day: '.The err.}) failure
in Europe is g< neral, and distress is sure
to folio-,-.-. 1 was all over Germany and
aw that rain had ruined wheat and rye.
The people will have to look to thiscoun
u> for relief. Thepotatocrop in Conti
nental Europe has been more or less a
failure, nnd people will look with long
ing eyes toward America,"
General Rosecrans a Grandfather.
Washington, Aug. 81. General Rose
crans was reet tying numerous congratu
lations at his Milieu in the Treasury to
day over the following telegram just re-
I from his son-in-law, Governor
Toole: "Your Montana grandson sends
his compliments. Lily is doing well. J.
K. Toole."
!*c»tjal $TotuJ>cr.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.— U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889,
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Tboy Will Pay the JAecnsc for This
Tho Liquor Dealers' Association held a
secret meeting last evening at the Capital
Tiotei, for the purpose of determining
what course to pursue with referencoto
tbe raised liquor licenses.
Attorney V\*. A. Anderson, who, with
Grove L. Johnson, has been retained by
the Liquor men, advised hN clients to pay
the pr. sent quarter's license quietly, and
thus save the heavy court costs that
would be otherwise incurred, lb said
he was as confident as ever of the legal
standing of the Liquor men's side of the
• . lit thought 'it won!.: be bcttcrto
have the contest on om ortwoofthe
Tho liquor men r-^ a rule agreed that
the advice wa.good, aud said they would
act upon it..
New* Uniforms for the Capital Citys-*
Tho Club Ltaptdly Growing.
Tho statement having been published
t: :;. K. Bernard and Robert Brown
had eon chosen respectively President
and Cai tain of the West Side Bicycle
Club, an officer of the Capital City'
Wheelmen's Club, desires it stated that
I h re is no Vi ( st Side club, and tiiat both
th < entlemen named are membs v• of tho
al Citys.
': ii • Latter club, be says, was never in i
as uishing condition as at present,
eighteen now members wen
admitted. The club has v comlOrtable
headquarters in the * kid Fellows' build
ing. The ,11 imbers have lately procured
new unilorms, and will cake a hand-!
some appearance iv their future outings.
Howard May last evening picked up a
murderous-looking slung-shot on X
sir et, near Pom th.
i rank Koyer, a railroad employe, has
caused the arrest of Thomas lloheim and j
Wm. Sweeney, fellow-eniployea, for an 1
alleged assault upon him, which ho says
was committed without cause.
In the vicinity of Twentieth and Q.
streets a number of dogs have Lately I a
poisoned, and now each Ijereaved owner
has loaded his shotgun in ant;-; pat ion of
a \ isil from the burglarious sojourners in
our midst.
At the meeting of the Board of City
Truste -s yesterday, Chief Engineer Judd
ofthe v, Titer Works reported that during ]
the past week 43,558,000 gallons of ivater
were >>umped. The Holly engine was •
run ihir:y-..ve hours and the Stevens
ll 1 1,-airs.
A man named Ming is in the County j
Jail charged v.'ih felony, having been;
brought from Polsom. He is charged i
with stealing a pair of horses and wagon ■
and a Load of watermelons. The former
wi re taken from here, and the m lons
from Studarus, at Boutici's Station.
Department One—Catlin. Jndsce.
MOITOAY, August SlSt.
Pi oplevs. Inn Fay and )a; Paj . ear ..-rv —
]>• 1 ndants ari Igneu and allowed one hay to
plead. W. H. Devl|p appointed to defend.
To-day's Auction Sale.
At 10 o'clock this forenoon Bell & Co.
will sell at auction at the Fourteenth and
I) street stock yards, by order of Ileil
bron Brothers,block No. '27, Washington,
Yolo County, with all the improvements;
also lots I, _'. '!, 4, 5 and 6 in block 16, in
the same town.
'there will also be sold < 'ocoa, a bay
stallion, four years old, by i'aliis; also
Sycamore, a four-year-old bay stallion,
;by Prompter. Also some fixtures, for
merly used at the Washington meat
■ market.
Room Burglar Captured.
Police Officer McLaughlin and Special
Officer Eldred last evening succeeded in
capturing the individual who on Sunday
morning entered barber Rogers' room
and stole a quantity ofthe tatter's cloth, s.
The man gave the name of George Haas.
The officers had been looking for him for
two days and a night, and were about to
give up the search when they captured
him. The man is believed to have com
mitted several other room burglaries.
Officers Elected.
The Directors of the Sacramento Mexi
can Mining Company met last night, or
ganized and elected officers. J. W. Arm
strong was unanimously chosen Presi
dent; John P. ('..(.per, Vice-President; B.
C. Irvine, Treasurer, and B. S. Nourse,
Secretary. <>n Wednesday evening there
will be a general meeting of all stock
holders to adopt by-laws, and transact
other business.
Funeral of J. A. Laufkotter.
The funeral of the late J. A. Lanfkotter
took place yesterday from the Cathedral
and was largely attended. Tiie services
lucted by Rev, Father Grace.
'! he church choir sang several pie
most prominent being the" "Lord's
Prayer?' Tho pall-bearers were Mayor
Comstock, George Ritchie, James Mc-
Gnire, W. Hook, N. Ewers and Jacob
Guns and Hardware at Auction.
On Thursday, the insL, Bell <v. Co.
will sell at 10 a. tt. sharp, on ihe preini-
B -. 8!- X street, by order of J. H. Mer
rall, all the stock of guns, hardware and
tools contained in said store. The entire
stock wiii i)e sold in lots—a good chance
v"0 cet ov _A____
j. and closets, 728 Eighth Btn t, corner H;
- 12 per month, water includi ft. Inquire
at 730 Eighth street. Rel-ot*
newly furnished rooms. A.35. PR Al T.sl-lm
.1 between if and R; six nice rooms; large
yard with fruit trees and stable. Lnquin at
304 J street. S. ROSENFELD. sel-lw
1 bay-window room; also huge room. I oard
optional. 1223 H street. an3l-3t*
1»> J») and dm v- upper (lat, 6 rooms, newly
papered, all modern improvements and base
ment; wilt be vacant September Ist. Apply
at 719 L street. ' au2?-tf
i alshed rooms tor housekeeping, with
wardrobe, china-closet and pantry. 152.* v
. __* cond and Psta au2s-tit -
i si eel, between Tenth and Eleventh. In
qulreat til THRIE BROS.', l__ .ht. aulJ-tf
1 SO"rooms, ali lurnished; doing good Dusi
ii. ss; rare chance for tMKclman; no others
i.i, a apply. !''<-;• particulars Inquire of P.
CON LAN, 311 Kstr.it. auß-tl
(..),)— Ki:XT of NINE ROOMS, BATH,
3>0.4 4*8,a1l In good repair, at ?ls E.ghth
street. Inquire at 722 Ja.lj.rxtb street.
HOTEL x> F 100 ROOMss! ALL FT 11
-nislud. full of boarder^ und roomers, to
lease; best location. Inquire al loo; Fourth.
House trom §5 per month upward; also
lamily rooms at low prices. HORNLSIN
[ BROS?., Proprietors.
£$te*Httg) |t£*ttcc».
\ (.). 11.--IH-:« iILAK MONTHLY
x\. Ing 01 Division No. i will be held at
Pioneer Hall THlS(Tuesdayl EVENINGat 8
oclock. JOHN WJ2sT,President,
Da» Riqrpak. Sec pro tern. It-
JJt'on will meet at :is .1 streel :i'is
i.\ 1 M.\'<;at s:l5 o'clock, [mportanl bus
*s time of cosing during ioxt weeks, etc
Everj barber should attend.
ABE W'.i. SON. President.
t h j >;:'-. Secretary. 11*
_i. L 1 ).<-.!•'. The tnemhers wili >*?
nieel at their hall at :: v. 1. TUi -- ** Jr' <>"\:
DAY, September Ist, to attend the
lunenii« f oar late brother, T. .1. BALLOU.
_ , W. !.. BRUNSON, N. xi.
J. '.. R iniXETTK, iSecretary. it
lA mento Chapter, So. :;. R; a. M.
: UESDAY, s- ptember l^t. al t.^
.:..;) p. it. Sojourning companions
»..•"'■' ; R. P. BURR, li. P.
4 tONFIDENCE LODGE, Nc». 7- X -«t
:- fleet THIS (Tuesday) EVEN-^Jat -.
1 0 • toi k; Unil inn Rank, No.'^VV
..will jiayan official visit. All mem- ■^'^
bev.s are in\ Red to atu ml.
IX met>tin» ot Sacramento Building and
L ••■• 1 Association for tiie election of three
Dire*"! r- md the transaction of such other
b isine ■ as may <-.»m. before It, will be h -Id
a; u:-o i, 1. :-,,). toi ! Koarth street, on MLON
■ VEXlNG,Soptember 7, lWOl.at 7-:>0
°<"}<» P* I lit BOHL, President.
v v ■ '- '■■ ■:?/. au2»-td
General s.!ottc?e.
'• ! . ,m. v. ■, •-, r ... .1 _____]
.« .; mo; ey ivritiuj! at your own I
"r"- •[I Sin; Mam;). KILMER & I ', •..
_ >_ita B. . d. Ind. a029-10t*
Lun.-h from I 1 a. m. to 2 p. n. Clam Chowder
and Mas>, ISouneveryev< niug,6to t2o'clock.
1 Inest \» lues, Liquors and (ligars. aulo-1 [
\\ business atiUtles will command at least
91.500 per > ear, &. office manager of on en
tirety new business euterpris . Nothing like
ii ever introduced. Must be a shrewd, quiet
pusher, competent t 1 handle men and control
territory. .1. F. RITTER, 131 Wabash ave
nue. Chicago, 111. x_
, \ man as bookkeeper or clerk, lia^ baa
ace. Wages no object. Address .1.
this office. \x
VITANTED-A Gin] •. ;o; T 10 OR ll
X} years old 1 • take care of a baby. Apply
al LS2OM itreet. l-ift "
> > Experience- not necessary. Call on MRS
MAS( IN, SOO twelfth street. :.i
>> ing salesman. Applj to CHAS. >.:.
riiip.'r;, m:■.:.!:• udant w'einstock, Lubin
iv Co., Fourtli and X streets. >.-l-:2.
>> housework and cooking. Apply at 1309
I Btreet, * "s. :
v> die-aged French lady who understands
sewing, cooking una general house«
Inquire at l 020 ■.. . 1 reet. sel-21
>V ttveor six looms, both hot and cold
water. Must be in lirst-clas -ondition. Rent
piotnptly. Addre-s A. P., this office. a3l-tl
W pli at FABIAN BROS, Ninth and .1
streets. an29-tf
>> forth Hall of Records, Yuba City, But
ter Co. ALBERT MaGOR, Yuba City. aJ*J-lt«
>> ramento and vicinity to seU, wholesale
and retail, the great.-;, remedy lor chronic
s ever placed upon the market, 'roue
energetic agent we otter very liberal Induce
m< nl •. Audn ss for particulars TJEMPLE OF
HEALTH MED. CO., Market and Third
streets, San Francisco. au2B-2w
>\ wants a furnished house of trom Beven
to twelve rooms. Address "B," Box 308, Sac
ramento P. 1.. au2.'-tf
yjrr as via l -13 men and boys to
', > make up a club for bicycles; §1 50 to
.- .• 30 per \\i ek; cash prices on installments.
Inquire at MELVIN'S, 718 X street, aulj-tf
>V l pasture Inquire for TODHUNTER,
at Yolo end of bridge. aul!-tt
>V awake, with good address; salary or
commission. Apply to THE SINGER MAN
UFACTURING OA. 703 .1 strej t.
y» ja n n-: I>-m en Ft >R t a rms, vine-
V\ yard-, d iries and ail kinds o:' labor:
women and girls for cooking and general
housework; pl< ntyol work tor desirable help.
street, X and L.
nook. Return to It. W. MELVIN, 71S X
Btreet, ami i><- reward.' I. sel-tf
J ears. Tin finder will please lave . at
;.:. TRIPE FACTORY.Twenty-seventnsi eel
between Q and R and receive reward. s< l-3t*
and the Capital Hotel on Friday a scat 1
pin set with small diamond and blue stone,
ttctnrn to Reco.uDtU.sios office and be liber
ally rewarded. au2 1-. I
gov _[____
1 wiil work single or double. Inquire at.
IOJ 1 J street sel-21
. Thirteen acres of rich bottom land, adjoin
ing city, suitable for gardening or dairy; will
grow alfalui; baa gooa barn and tenoes, small
cabin; if sold will take small paymeni down,
balance on time to vast purchaser. Apply 10
JAMES HOLLAND, 1711 Q St., city.
X proved suburban farm ior 5>.',80U. Also,
seven lots In block Fourteenth and Fifteenth,
X and s streets, tor s .\.'Oo. Factory sue. :>^o
teel railroad Itomage. STROBEL, ;;17 J
suxet. au .:•-• iSzlxw
I' table, almost aew; costs37s; wiliseillor
ijiioo. Apply al 1023 Thlro itreet. au2a-tf
I■> »R SALE A le • VDSI : ... 1 SIRT AND
A harnoss. Apply to 22? Kst. au2u-tf
' uau bacs: and team,complete. Apply to
■i.F. 1) REMAN. 422 1 street (all ■y.i.au.'d-'l \v*
good land, well improved, tour tuned 1 om
udvisville (John Mooneya old place); new
bhuse ami barn, good outbuildings. Inquire
of CATHERINE BURNS, Slaters Addition,
below Pioneer Mill-. au22-lm»
. acres,situated 2% milesirom county scat
and 1 mile from railroad station; 50 acres
under cultivation, planted in trees, vines, etc.:
;>7 acres In timber; 140011 buildings; good well
and spring, 2 horses and harness, :.' wagons, 7
head siock ami all necessary farming utensils;
the above land is nearly all under a large canal.
Reason for sale, old age Inquire ol WM.A.
KRAMP, Diamond Springs, Cal. jylo-em
hind on Grand Island. Sacramento county,
trontingon Old River, between Walnut Grove
and i.-ietoa; orchard of pears, plums and
quinces; will be sold at a Bargain. For terms
and particular.- Inquire at this office or at the
U. s. Land j ÜBce, Ban Francisco.
1 est hotels in the city. Apply at this ot
ttce. :tui:-tt'
1 largest saloons in the city; extra family
1 atfance; best location; stock"and lease. In
quire at this office.
1 leu acres of bottom land, one mile below
Washington, Yolo county; if sold will take
small payment down. Apply to EDWIN K.
ALSIP & CO., Real Estate and Insurance
Agents, 1015 Fourth street.
_<©a^rtii $tallru grtn>o.
' " r ~T7~i7_T-,-~: —r_r-tjli—:_ —___=^3
Busy Fruit-Growers iv a Pretty
Yolo Valley—Tancred and Its
Adjoining Farms.
Rob-rt A. and Neal D. Barker associated
themselves wit.h William McKay, all of Oak
land, v.ifha view of scarchins: out a suitable
location in which to engage in the pp
occupation of fruitgrowing. After vlstOng
many localities, they decided on the Capay
Valley, Yolo County, and the Rhodes tract at
Negotiations were opened with the Capay
Land Company, owning the trad in
question. With W. 11. ____„ the General
Ageat of that company, they arranged for the
purchase of about 220 acres of foothill land
This being more than they had thought of
taking for their own use, they spoke to a
number of friends about it. with the result
that the tract was divided anion-the follow
ing people: B. L. Ilickok, 40 acres; XV. T.
Barnett,2o acres; N.T.Greathead, 20 acres;
Mrs. L. Greathead, 2u acres; v>\ McKay, 20
acres; N. D. Barker, 20 acres; R. A. Barker,
20acres; J. P. Brownlee, 20acres; !■'. n. Has
lett. 10 acres: Joseph Barker, 10 acres; A. \V.
Kelly 10 acres, and Frederick Kelly, 10 acres.
So far th-s had been merely a private ven
ture of the gentlemen above named, but in
talkingup the question of dividing the land
already purchased, it was found that so many
more would like to join it than the area of the
purchase would admit of, that, it was sup.
gested on all hands, "Why not get some more
land and divide it up in the same way?"
Then followed the idea of a stock company to
take hold of a larger tract and arrange for the
cultivation ofthe whole of it, after subdividing
It according to the requirements of the sub"
ocrlbers. a provisional board was formed, a
prospectus Lssued,and finaily.on the sth oJ
June, 1890, the Western Co-operative Col
onization and Improvement Company was
duly registered and pro* ded to business,
with the following officers: President, Will
iam McKay; Vice-President, M. p. Brown;
Directors-H. c. Ellis, Charles Brooke and
R. A. Barker; Secretary and General Manager,
Neal 1). Barker; Solicitor, C. E. Snook; Treas
urer, First National Bank of Oakland
The balance of the tract, 373 acres, was par
chased. Aeontract was entered into for the
purchase ot a large number of fruit trees,
vine-, etc. This early purchase of trees was
the means of saving between $3,000 and
94,000 to the company, the prices in some
taving more than doubled since then.
The ideas which ihe prospectus set forth
have been but slightly modified and tho
progress of the company has been uninter
rupted. Those who went Into it doubtingly
have become enthusiastic, and almost all tho
members arranged to set out all their lands In
frail trees, etc., the first year. Consequently
In this, the first season, some 40,000 trees and
between 20.000 and 30,000 vines will bo
The satisfactory working of this scheme has
had the efffect of attracting considerable at
tention to the work of the Colony Company,
and a number of people are now desirous of
Joining in with them. An additional 200
acres have been added to the sixty acres
originally purchased.
For the company is predicted a very bright
future, as well as forthe beautiful valley in
which their operations are conducted. How
this marvelous little garden has come to be ao
long neglected is a puzzle to every one who
has visited it, but. one thing is very sure, and
that is that this neglect will never again bo
felt in the valley.
The fruits set out are mostly ofthe standard
varieties-peaches, apricots, Part lett
prunes, figs, raisin grapes, etc., while along
both sides of the avenues, throughout the
tract,walnuts will throw their graceful shade,
A considembtejnumber ot citrus trees are also
being set out; quiti a sufficient number to
demonstrate that these fruits can bo success
fully grown in ihe valley, about which th"
colonists appear to have no doubt, provided
proper care is given to the young trees. Neal
D. Barker, General Manager of tho company,
resides on the tract, and to his cue I 1 to be as
cribed much of the success of the venture.
Mention should be made of the town-site,
about which there Is a pleasant innovation
which might with profit bo followed by mora
ambitious places. A small park of some three
acres has been laid out right in the center ol
the town. This park it is proposed to beautify
by planting in it from time to time as many
ofthe beauties and curiosities of tree and
shrub life as may he obtained by diligent
search and a wise expenditure of money, it
is not expected that Tancred will ever'he a
large and busy city, but it is thought that it
can be made a very pleasant little place to
dwell In.
A petition has been circulated recently and
very largely signed, asking the county to- se
ccpt Island avenue, on the colony tract, as a
county road, and to build a bridge aero is
Cache Creek at this point, In order to give the
settlers on the ra.-il side of the creek access to
fancred Station. The Tancred colonists are
quite willing to give the necessary right of
way. and are very desirous of having a bridge
there, as the colony lands extend along both
sides of the stream. It is thought that it
would be a very wise expenditure ol public
money to grant them thK very necei sary im
provement, as the operations o; such com
panies are of widespread benefit to -the whole
county and state. The attractions and com
for b of the cities aro wed known, but to those
who are willing to settle on the land and show
that the country also affords attractions ami
comforts and ways of making monej
antiy, every inducement should be held forth.
The following is a list of the principal mem
bers of the Tancred Colony, with the number
of acres owned by each, and a (act worthy ol
mention is that iv each contract or deed is
sued by the Colony Company there is a pro
vision that no intoxicating liquor shall evei
be manufactured or «olu on the. land. The ap
parent success ofthe enterprise shows that
the ideas and plans of the colony, as set forth
in the prospectus some time ago, are not im
practicable: ('. T. Hull. Berkeley, 5 acres; XV.
P. Hammon, Oakland, 14 acres; C.S. X
San Francisco, 11 acres; Jos.Barker, 10 acres;
A. \V. Kelly. Kincardine, Ont., 5 acres; N.T.
Greathead, 5 acres; R. G. Gre ikland
lo acres; R. A. Barker, San Francisco, "10
acres; N. I>. Barker, Tancred. 10 acres; Dr. K.
Favor, ban Francisco, 27 acres; J. P. Brownleo.
Kincardine, Ont., 0 acres; XV. T. Barnett,
Berkeley, 6 acres; M. P. Brown, 10 acres;
Chas. Brook, Sr., Oakland, 10 acres; W. C.
Boutelle, Berkeley, 20 ace-: Mrs. T. A.Crclin,
Oakland, 5 acres; C. H. Peach, Tancred, b
acres: 11. C. Ellis, Oakland, 10 acre-,; J. Van
stone. Winnipeg. 10 acres; E. A. Vanstone,
Tancred, 5 acre;; E. Wad.-worth, Sacral
5 acres; M, A. Thomas, Oakland, G ares:
James Graham, San Franclsco.il :■•-
Stark, 12 acres; J, Stark. 10 acres; Mrs. M.
Vrooman, 5 acres; C. E. Snook, 10 acres; C.
T. Greathead, 12 acres: Wm. McKay, » acres;
Mrs. Wm. McKay, Oakland, .""> acn s Mrs. E.
C. Woolcy, Brooklyn, N. V., 10 acres; Mrs. li.
Beck ley, Oakland, 5 acres; T. A. Marriett, 5
acres; J. C Harrison, Tancred, 5 acres. The
land reserved by tho Colony Company, in
dingclu townsite, consists of bl acres.
I fels-UdiiW
Wettl CBetatc, 05tc.
A^w^s££ D TR^CIS ***** **
CheSp^f 88 UliS °M>°««*tJ to secure a
sutosonT hartman,
Seal U'state and insurance Agents,
1°°7' F-ourth Street.
AIiFVIX % v?,e^.' tosrarano©Co.-Ufc
AUUmOaad Accident; s-.mi Fire Office
01 bondoii; Pacific Coast s_»v.
Real Estate Salesroom, 3:5 j St.
_f r ' . Twelve
,".;; ', imily orel
/::■.,;•;.'•'•'"■ ■•■■ tch. Partofthe
.;'» bo, |and „ . a
awening of six rooms. Good barn. 7jw
acres near Brighton station. Good
- SSf^iSS?- '';J s: of Twelfih-street Road.
.■O.l ol Holland's ranch. Dwelling ol
vnC-o"v"\ S,N :l""'s in Barttou pears,
wants .-mouth.
,MI" . ' • v. CROUCH
A Desirable and Eligibly Located
rnwo stories, vyrra mm: large
1 rooms, double parlor, bathroom, hot \.
connection etc.; [ol ••• i t o the
sraoe; nas largi cesspool with sewer connec
"on; plumbing on premises in Al condil
sticel improvements all eon ton •
sidewalk, etc. Situate 01
twecu Eleventh and Twollth streets in i
low ol fine r.sbl, ;„•, 1 to allN |.
tion m the city. 4 : ■ - oflored
30 days. Apply to
Real Estate and Insurance Agents,
1018 Fourth St., S:« ito.
$2.606—FOR SALE.
. I .o\\ walls, eight rooms, bay window
marb] mantel,closets. Itc Also.g •
and yard. Loi 10.X160, with an 1. T»\:0
|JxOoocan stand on,, moi
t Ifteentb street,between Pand x}.
:;oi .1 street, Sacramento.
All Whiskies ire Not Alike.
fFS(K^_ZrJf,1 mlßmitTni **** ~? W
Is Absolutely the Best.
Fric:^, $Sa Gallon.
Geo. E, Biemen k Co., Solo Pro] .
mWJm-I-W-T-mg/Flff m£M-?iS'--WBtYS--*-_\
It can be given in coffee, tea, or in articles of fc?
Z x\ P»««t it ntcessan
tt fe absolutely harmless aas will effect a eorini
nenl |y care, whether th* Datieatia
moderate ■! -10 keror a a alcoholic wreck 'TI"
____ i-'ai La. it operatesyo quietly and*with -
complete reforn -
effected, -fes puj:i>book t.a-. Tobehadaf "
JOSKPII HAHI & CO.. Fifth end j Strctta
I that the Board of Trustees of the City ol
Sacramento, on the 24 tn day of August. 1 '
adopt* da resolution of its intention to,
the followingstn l work tobodone, \ 1/.: '
venue. 110111 the* a I gutterlin <
l to the wesl gutter one of Eighth si
be improved by grading and pavi
granite blocks, constructing granil
and relaying stone
tig .
For further particulars reference is hei
made to said resolution on die In th •
the Streel Commas: ion< r.
Kacrameato, Angi si :>;. 1 391.
btreet Commissioner of the City of a
thai the Board of T
imento, on the 24th daj of August, lh9l,
adopted a resolution of its intention to ord- r
tlte following street work to be done, viz.: Tlml
Dstn t, from the easi lino of Eleventh stree;
to tho west line of Tweirthi t from the
easi line of Twi ifth 1 line ■
Thirteenth street, be Imoroved by gra,
and graveling to the official _■
_ and diliii!;- behind the
wine torn width nol to exceed eight [81 feel
r<>r fn . . rs relerehce la
madcl is:et. resolution on tile in the oiHce of
the street Commissioner.
Sacramenio, Auj a I ;. i ■ 1
Street Commissioner ot ihe City of Sacra-
;'. 1
onds.—The Board of Dn ■
'■■<■ '■'■ ■•■-.•' Belt frrigatii
'■ ; !■> offic < jjtyof Po
mona, County of i., is .-.:. ,' a ._
(brnia,at 10 o'clock .. ■ -,j )X y tll( .
saiddiatrict, ul :;; par value of fi x ,
dollars each. Sealed proposals will b..
: received bj the I oard, al their s.d.i o tic
the purchase oi said bonds, till the day and
; hour above named. By order of the Board of
I Directors. !■ EIANK P. FIREY, Secretary.
I au2l-20l
I X to send to lneuds iv the East.

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