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Special Services Appropriate to the
Day of Thanksgiving.
Union. Exorcises at tbe E.ijjllsh Luth
eran Church—Larato Attendance
at sit. I'aul's Church.
Tho Knglish Lutheran Church on Six
teenth street was densely crowded at
yesterday's union Thanksgiving services,
which were Interesting and impressive.
The pastors of several churches C
there in celebration of the day, and the
music and addresses were exceptionally
The choir, consisting of Mrs. J. C.
Walling, Mrs. Weiss, Misses l.ily Evans,
.Li/.zie Adams and Messrs. Kidder and
AValliug, with Mrs. Laura Perry as
organist, rendered a number of excellent
(selections, ilov. \V. S. ilo-kinson, the
pastor of the church, conducted the
services which opened with singing.
Rev. R. M. .Stevenson read eleven
verses from the forty-fifth psalm, and
was followed with a hymn by the choir
and an able prayer by Brother Davis.
President Harrison's Thanksgiving
proclamation was read by i!cv. Mr.
iloskiusou, and after a hymn by the
choir and congregation, Rev. I;, li. Bur
ton of the Christian Church delivered an
md patriotic address, in which he
There are certain days in the life of the
family and tho church and the Nation
that aro specially significant of sentiment
and feeling. 'I hese days are in nowise
intended to usurp the place of other or do
the work of other days, but are simply
given over to fuller and richer expressions
of thought thoughts, however, that
should How In a constant stream through
oat the year. I rejoice thai tiii-. day
which we celebrate did not originate by
Divine command, but rather fromadoep
sense of gratitude spontaneously spring
ing up in the human heart.
The annual observance of this day i
the national recognition of a personal
<iod, who without weariness of slumber
Or shadow Ol turning is presiding over
and shaping the destiny of nations, ar
ranging and gnidingand inspiring, and
in ten thousand ways working in loving
affiliation with the children of men.
The observance of this day to many of
as links the present with the past by a
chain of hallowed memories. Not only
are we earned back in thought lo other j
days and live again in memory ol
yes, old-fashioned family reunions an I
Thank-giving dinners—but we are carried
back In thought to the early history of
oar country, where we lind the origin of
this day.
in the New England colonies in tbe
year Iftil there had been a failure of
crops. The blades of corn had withered
and starvation seemed imminent. Hope
had almost died out, and many ol th<
pie were thinking of returning to their
native land. At length it was proposed
to appoint a day of lasting and prayer,
when a plain, common-sense old co
arose in the meeting and suggested that
they had brooded long enough over their
misfortunes and it seemed high time they
should consider some of their mercies
that the colony was growing strong, the
rivers were full ol fish, the woods full of
game, air sweet, climate salubrious,
wives obedient, children dutiful, and,
above all, they enjoyed what they came
for—full religion?, liberty, and, therefore,
he would amend tbe resolution tor a last,
and propose ins isl and a day of
rejoicing an 1 thanksgiving.
from that time forward it became an
established ens hi New England and
:; lv ad vted by many of the other :
!-t:ites. in 1860 i.i.mam Lincoln iusueu
bis proclamation for a national thanks
giving, and to-day from the rocky shores
Atlantic to the sunny slopes of the
Pacific, and from the great lakes ou the
north to the balmy waters of the gulf, there
is a general suspension of business and .1
day o! gratitude and thanksgiving pre
Hut the man who keeps his gratitude
for Thanksgiving Day has no true thought
of the day or the tilings it symbolizes, lie
is like the man who when delivered from
some imminent peril ejaculates, thank
God! and then goes on his way forgettul
of the kind Providence that spared his
This day should be but one of the 365
days of the year in which we give thanks
and these exercises by which we publicly i
maki acknowledgment of Devine guid
•nee and care should to be the constant
current of out thoughts: what the spray
flung from the urest of the wave is 10 tho
deep, strong, constant current beneath —
So, 1 trust, we have not come together to
day --imply because the executive officer
of the United States has so ordered it.
.Not because It is becoming a time-honored
enstom > 1 this country, but becanse we
would fain give expression to the deep
sense of gratitude that tills cur hearts
when we remember that we have, each
one of us, received a portion of the innu
merable biessings which the benovolent
hand of a loving Father has-spread so lav
ishly over this land.
I'he thought has come to me that among
all the assembled thousands throughout
the United States, there are none, who
have more reason to feel grateful than i
those who have come together in various :
places m tiie gnat stale of California
blessed as do other state is blessed with
that which lies a) the very basis of wealth
prosperity and ban]>iness: asoilinexhaus
tible in its richness and fertility, water as
pure as Bows through the veins of tho c
a climate as lair as tbe sun ever kissed
under Italian sky. with winter !.■■
<io\\ d from snow -capped mountains upon
perennial summer green and the most
redolent Bowers and luscious fruits, with i
our mountains stored with gold and
other precious metals, with the mightiest
ocean bearing to our harbors the com
merce of the wolrd, and blessed with
rain and dew and sunshine in its season
that has given abundant reward to tho
laborer for his tod.
Hut these are not the chief glories of
our great State. In addition to
blessings which nature has so lavishly
bestowed may be added those things
which contribute to and declare her inar
velous advancement in the great march
of moral, intellectual an\l material prog
ress. Her charitable and philanthropic
Institutions; her beautiful aud prosper- '
cus towns: her magnificent school
colleges; her churches and public and
private industries. And now while we
rejoice in these things that contribute to 1
comfort and happiness in I realm
of life for health and prosperity, fruitful
fields, growing industries,and increas
ing investments, yet there are things that
ove and beyond these that should.
j. ii.c noblest impulses of the heart
greatest treasure that man can
— in this life is liberty, freedom, in
dividual rights, and where my friends is
there a country on the face of the earth j
where liberty in its highest sense can be
enjoyed so well aa in America? As tho
isol the earth pass before our
tius morning iv panoramic succession we
see among them many, which, notwith
standing they pretend" to rank for
among ih 0 civilized nations of the world, i
yet their subjects arc oppressed by all"
t.ie intolerances of political and religious
But we behold one which, although but
yetin the blushing activity of youth, is
leading the way in the great march of I
mental progress and liberty, one 1
very watchword is "life, liberty and pur
suit of happiness." A nation great and 1
Krand in all that constitutes national I
greatness and grandeur, in liberty, in i
philanthropic enterprises, in public in- j
dnstries, In her homes, in literary and
esthetic culture, and our hearts swell
■with honest pride when we see emblaz- :
oiudupon her banners "America"—our I
land, our country—where every niau is a
freeman aud every freeman a kino-. The
colossal statue of Liberty standing upon
Bedloe's Island, in New York harbor
with her uplifted torch atlair.e with ;
brilliant electrio lights—triuiuph of
American gi nius—is a fitting symbol In
lightened America sending
forth her lighl and scattering tha darkness
ol the world. Other nations may Bur-1
! p:t-.s ours in rare antiquities iv colossal
statuary, in mighty pyramids, in gilded ;
] palaces, in spl< udid cathedrals, in vener- ;
able Institutions an 1 titled pomp, but
w hat are these but monuments to aristo
cratic and autocratic power and couserv
atism that speak as plainly as the pages I
ol written history oi the wretchedness
(ualorand servitude of the common :
■ who are obliged to wage a bitter, !
constant battle, not for position in so
ciety, not to enhance the beauty and com- I
■ Home, not lo secure education, but
■ure enough of the coarsest and
food and domes to meet the !
imperative demands of their poor, half
starved bodies from day to day. While !
the laborer iv America receives ample
remuneration for his toil, may enjoy an I
honored place In society which, outside !
of a little circle in our tew large cities, is ;
based not on wealth but moral character
and worth, his children enjoy the ad- I
vantages of free schools and ure at liberty j
to enter the race for positions of honor
and trust aiong with the sons of million
aires and merchant princes, and our
Jaokaons and Jeflersona and (Jarlields
are only a few of the thousands oi suc
a competitors from their ranks.
Again, we enjoy what few nations at '
the or sent time know little about—peace,
absolute peace, all over the land. While
v, threatening growl of the Russian
bear and Hie British lion is keeping all
Europe in a fever of uncertainty a- to the
future, each one ol the great powers
watching the other with v zealous-ey :
it gain some advantage, and sapping the ■
very life-blood ot the people to sustain i
their immense armies, -we ha\e peace all
over lac continent, with thousands of
■ oi water to separate us from tho i
turmoil. The only use we have for our
| cannon is to thunder th_- patriotism of
j our forefathers on the Fourth of .. uly or
wreath in garlands on Decoration Day in
metnorj ol our patriot dead.
! he highest eulogy paid to our country
is the fun poked at our miniature army
an i navy. Well does the world know
Id cali into line and
equip m a leu months the grande
-i army that ever trod tne earth.
And in recognition ol this fact, when he
really knits his brow and frowns si
upon usurpation and encroachment, iho I
haughtiest ruler ana most arrogant diplo
ire in haste to retire or uiako repa
ration. Uur Hag, like the star of kiethle
hi hi tnbleinalic oi pi aci an ili lerty—
is received and honored In every „,.to.
the world.
Again, we bless God on this Thanks
giving Day that it is our privil to live
in this present age—this age oi all other
■ ij,e^.
We are li\ Ing, we are dwelling-,
In v _r.;nu ,i..-; awful tune,
* ' og —
lo be ii. Ing la suDriine.
The closing century has been freighted
with more marvelous conceptions ami
witnessed more revolutionary discoveries
than any other .score of centuries since
the dawn ol creation.
Every branch ot learning, every Bold
ol investigation, every department of
inventive and creative genius, every line
ol human endeavor is coutrioutiiig to o ir
rt and convenience.
'ihe lumbering old stage coach has
given way to the majestic tram, with
its palace cars and cushioned seats
and dining nails and sleeping berths,
rivaling the splendor of Oriental palaces
and dashing from coast to
through valleys and over mount
and across frightful chasms and !
over mighty rivers, at fifty miles perl
1 he little sailboat, creeping along with I
the udes and currents and tacking with I
I te wind, has disappeared for the ina
j stic steamer that, with her hundreds ot
I'■ -': freigiitand passengers, plows her
way from New . ork to Liverpool iv five
days. The progress in the tnotb dsof
communication can be realized when we
remember that the treaty of peace Bigui i
between England and the i nited States
ai Ghent December 24, 1814, did not reach !
the United States in titne to prevent the
terrible battle ol .New Orleans, which
was fought the Bth day of the next month.
Hut to-day the must minor details of na
tional legislation ha\e scarcely been for
mul .ted beiore they aro received in every
part of the civilized globe, and scarcely
have the last echoes of tuc statesman's i
voice died away in the halls o! legislation
before thousands of busy hands and j
nimble lingers are arranging it for the j
d illy press in every city in tne land. A
few centuries ago religious and historic ]
Literature was in the hands of a lew
priests and schoolmen, while in this age
hundreds of volumes of books are bound
each i.ay, and presses are rolling off their i
ten thousand sheets per hour and scatter
ing literature and current news all over!
the land at prices that come within tho '
reach of all.
But not alone in the mechanical and
scientific fields is this progressive march
of man apparent. In tiie higher realm-,
of human thought and life wo see the
same marvelous a 1\ ance.
Jean Paul Riehter said if he were to ;
write the epitaph of the twentieth cen
tury he would write over its gateway
"Mere is the way to virtue and to wis
dom." These words no doubt seemed to
his contemporaries as but a vain fancy;
bin friends, the dawning of that century
is already breaking a few years and it is
here, and it is ours to thank God to-day
that the world has moved for on toward
the realization of the poet's dream. And
now. while we enjoy the accumn
wealth of human knowledge and e.\
enee which the stream of centuries has
poured at our feet; while we are permitted
to stand as we do upon the threshold of
a new century, a century that must bo
rich in thronging events, let us not be:
forgetful of the abundant opportunities '
that crown our lives, an.; let us pledge'
ourselves upon this Thanksgiving morn-
Ing that we will henceforth show our
gratitude to God and perfect our faith in
God by consecrating our lives anew in
their whole flow to bis service. By
launching into every enterprise by which
we may aid in bringing beauty and sym
metry out of moral deformity; by striv
ing to so increase our precious inherit
ance that we may present it to the com
ing generation, richer and fuller in all its
tmenls, with a larger liberty, a
broader civilization aud a brighte b ppe.
Citizens of Sacramento, the work fa
forth commuted to your trust in the
future of this city ami valley is peculiar
from that of those identified with its
earlier history. It was the work of the
iir.-t settlers, many of whom are ainon"
us to-day to execute primarily the first
great commission <iod gave to man, "to
subdue the earth." How bravely and !
faithfully they went forth to this"work
and executed their doty we have but to :
look op and behold.
It was given to them a wide wase of
unbroken prairie, clothed in but nature's
owu garb, and although but a little more
than a quarter of a century hasp
away, it is now embellished with all that
betokens advanced civlliz ition.
1 believe it makes a man stronger and
braver for the nitir-s thai await him in
the highest plane of citizenship to feel an
honest pride iv tho state aud city of his
V ou remember that when the Apostle
Paul wa I apprehended at Jerusalem and
addressed mo moo that surged about
him, this natural pride of city was the
first impulse that seeme i to pi
him, for be declared: "I am a Jew of
Tarsus, a city m Cilicia, a citizen of no
m an city."
Therefore if I should speak in terms of ;
praise of our beautiful and prosperous
city, I trust you will understand that it
emanates from no desire to boa^t or (lat
ter, but purely to stimulate an honest
pride and a noble purpose to so shape tho
tr.turo destiny ol this city, that not only
this but coming generation* who shall
live within her borders mar take pride '
in the fact that they belong to "no mi an
city." We have resources and advant
ages that can make Sacramento, in point
of thrift and prosperity, one of the fore
most cities in this gr, at state. Her shops
and factories and mercantile institutions
havo grown to proportions that are a
guarantee to future prosperity, while her I
beautiful homes and prosperous schools :
are unsurpassed by any city of her size in
the land. Surely we may say in all
truth and modesty, this i< "iio mean
city." Hut in shaping our future course
let" us remember that shops and factories,
and storehouses, and stocks, and money
are but means to an end, ami what end i"s
there but to build and embellish home
and further the cause of intellectual, i
I social ami moral progress?
Lot us not strive, then, with the single j
• purpose of excelling in a financial way,
but let us endeavor to so mold the char
| actor of our city that when she is me:is
: ured aside Gram the hun% of business and
j viewed from the standpoint of moral and
spiritual culture we can still say: "I be-
I long to no mean city." To our individual
1 solves, as we look rack over the past, we
see how few of our most sanguiire expecta
, tions have been realized: how lew of our
' cherished plans have been carried to com
pletion. Yonder ia the debris of youth's
brightest air castles. There hangs the
faded garland of budding hopes that never
blossomed. Yonder the grave where
cherished dreams lie buried, and, sad
; dest of all, yonder plain strewn with lost
opportunities. Ah, bitter and hopeless
indeed would be this life, were it not for
| that faith which sues in all these things
! the vv i.-,o and loviii}* dispensations of a
sovereign <iod. And could we lift the
veil and see, not through a class darkly,
i but lace to lace, and behold the pattern of
, each life complete which God is weaving
for us, each recurring day would bo to us
a joyful thanksgiving, even though lie
lead us through dark valioys and over
bleak and barren hills.
i lod in various ways, dark to us it may
seem, is carrying on the great work of
preparing His children for their heavenly
mansions, and when at last they shall en
ter the door, dark on this side, but on the
oilier radiant and ljsht, and look : ack on
the mystery of life, there will not have
been a burden they have horn, a tear they
have >hed. a thorny path they have trod
j den, a sorrow-mixed cup they have
i quaffed, or an experience they have bad,
' that has not in some infinitely wise and
mysterious way been connected witu
j their translation and emancipation.
I Kind friends, in this faith and hope li t
us ehoerlully surrender our destiny to
Him who ruieth all things well, and re
bat there is an omnipotent* Sod, who
ia casting the shuttle for us and weaving
outol our thwarted plans and withered
hopes, mir losses, our sorrows, our tears
and pains, a robe of glory and immor
Rev. T. C. George followed with an ad
. and held the attention of the ;.u
--idosi y for half an hour. Mr.
j ■ leorge spoke of the origin of the ci
of thanksgiving, and pointed out the
pro cess ol civilization, and tne benefits
and privileges enjoyed by Americans.
His discourse was;; patriotic one through
oat, and aroused considerable enthusi
Pastor Eloskinson made a few remarks
calling attention to the colleciion which
was taken up for the foundling Home.
and urging liberality for so good a cause
on such a day. His plea met « ith .1 u"ii
erous n spouse.
Key. <.. i". Tindall was requested to
lead ai prayer, which be prefaced wiiii a
few remarks calling attention tothesig
. the .uglisu Lutheran (:hurch,
and ' ulogiziug Martin Luther as the fore
most man of hia time, 'iue services then
I closed.
Special Episcopal Services—Bey. Mr.
ot'.miui'.'s Surmon.
At St. Paul's Episcopal Church :
Thanksgiving service* were held in the
Key. i ■. A.< ittmanu, rector of the church,
conducted the ceremonies and delivered
i ihe Thanksgiving sermon. Special pains
! were taken to have the music unusually
I good, and the effort wasasuocess. Mrs.
i A. T. Pinkhara presided at the organ,
' and directed the choir. The latter was
: enlarged, and its singing showed thai it
! had rehearsed considerably for the occa
sion. The choir consisted of the follow
ing-named: Sopranos — Harry Arnold,
Uustave Carroll, William Causley, Clar
ence CardwelL Percy Douglass,
Lindsay, Koberc SJtcMurray, Howard
! i'odd, Kmil Sachs, Herbert Shearer, Wal
ter Broughton, William Oharlesworth, !
Robert Causley, Foye Cotbrin, Roberl
Hastinplug, Charles Morris, Alfred Na
than. Irani; Podd, Ed Strachaner, Rus
sell Williams, William Willis; aito—i
William Sachs; tenors—E. F. Ashworth, i
Mr. Megowau, R. Webber, E. Williams- j
bassos—J-:. L. Gerrish, Frank Johns, I
Ueorge 11. Reynolds, •). K. Week, Will- !
iam I'.arl.
The musical programme was as follows:
I Prelude, organ; processional hymn, 305;
! Venite, Croton; Te Deuai, Lawes; Jubi- i
I lati, Soaper; hymn, 4^!; Kyrie, Gilbert;
] Gloria Tibi, -Monk: hymn, 309; offertory, i
Thanksgiving hymn [Speranza) Mr. Bell
house; recessional hymn, :,W; postlude,
Key. Ottmann took for the text of his I
Thanksgiving sermon Psalm xxiii., 5:
■ "Thou proparest a table before me in the
presence of my enemies. Thou aunoiut
est my head with oil. My cup runneth
over. Sorely goodness and mercy shall
follow me all the days of my life, and 1
shall dwell in tho house of the Lord for
i ver."
"Those," said tho speaker, "aro tho
j words of Da\ id, and were evidently writ
ten as a result of long contemplation of
past events. Theyseem to be a summing
1 up of the evidence of past years, and ex
; press plainly the feeling that he had \
ben richly blessed, and had, therefore,
] great cause fora deep feeling of thankful
m as. And thoso were the wonts ot a
man who had passed through a wide
range of experience.
"Year by year wo are summoned to ;
confront existence," continued the
er, "and to pronounce upon it.
And what is the verdict? i'ne coucensus
of the religious world is that life is good,
. li: the words of our prayer of genera]
thanksgiving, wo bless Cod 'for our en -
ation, preservation and all tho blessings
ol this life. 1 In this we do well and
what is true. In this we differ from the
world—that is, the people of the world.
With them one of two things is true.
They either have nothing to be
thankful for, or else they have no
<iii'i to thank. Herein we diilcr.
for we believe that we have both. And
this is true regardless of the special
tunes of the year. & .single V v ,
long enough to balance accounts^ n. .
the whole of our life. It is very in
teresting wh 'ii Thanksgiving May c
around to note how much ingenuity is
wasted by many in seeking si
grounds of thankfulness. This is not
only a time for thankfulness, for specific
blessings of the past year, but as >
for thankfulness for tho many general
iv's that have coiuo into our lives.
"In obedience to long established cos
torn, and in accordance with the procla
mation of the Cliief Executive of these
United states, and of the Governor of
this noble s>t:>'e, we have met here
to- lay to render thanks to Almighty
(iod for the blessings of the pas;
year—tor peace and prosperity; for
preservation and plenty. And it is meet
thai we should do mi. Our mother
church, long before such a day as this
was provided tor by our law-makers, ar
ranged tor the annual gathering together
of her children for Bach a »ervi> f
prayer and thanksgiving to Almighty
'■ d. And it is meet and right that we
should combine this civil commemoration
I's ble—Ings with the servieo of the
church. l.ut, mj^ brethren, let us not
make this a mere formal observanos of
the day set apart by civil and executive
proclamation. Let us make it more than
this—a religions observance; a day of
thanksgiving for all ilis mercies to us,
and not alone tor the blessings of the past
year, and yet. even the year past has had
much in it which is cause for thanklul
ness. Sorrow may have come to us: death
may have come into our homes and taken ]
some loved one away. Hut many are still ;
left to us; dread pestilence with all its !
horrors has been kept away from OS.
And even with those who have been
taken wo have the blessed hope of the
life eternal which has iconic to iis from
<iod through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Seed time and harvest have come, bring
ing plenty to our loved ones. War with j
all its horrors has been kept away mmi
our shores. Our hearths and homes hi\ c
been kept, even though adversity may
have entered within our doors. This year
we have felt that God has been with us,
and the hope of life eternal through
Christ has been made more real and cer
tain to us. In State and city, in parish
and home, in the family and individual— j
God baa guided and blessed. And, so, I
to-day, in all this broad laud there is not
one that has not much reason
to litt up his voice in thanks
giving to God, who has blessed j
him far more than he deserves. Then
lift up your hearts I Go to-day to your!
homes with ■ feeeling of thanksgiving lo |
(iod for his goodness. Thank Him for
the sweetness that lingers about you from
the good influence ami example and lovo
of those who, having iinished their
course, do not rr-t from their labors.
Thank Him lor life, health and prosper
ity. But, above all else, thank Him for the
gift of Hit dear Uon, who baa made life
not a thing of years arid days, but the
gateway to eternal blessedness. Aud iv
your thankfulness forget not those who
are more destitute than you, but seek to
make this a day of thanksgiving for them
by reason of your gifts for their pleasure,
your words for their encouragement.
joax prayers for their uplifting. And
may He, who is a <iod of love, till our
hearts to-day with His love, and enal Le
us, in word and deed, to show forth our
recognition of all His great mercy and
loving kindness to us during all our
lives, our thankfulness for the personal
care of a personal God who lias kept us."
At Other Churched.
The services at tho Cathedral wore well
atti oded in the forenoon, especialy the 8
o'clock mass, at which tho Children of
-Mary were present in a bodv\ Key.
Father Grace preached an able sermon
appropriate to Thanksgiving Hay.
in the evening the German Lutheran
Church was crowded with old and young
to participate in the Thanksgiving i ser
cises, which were conducted in German.
The Inmates of the .;ulis Had a Share
of TlianksetvliiK Delicacies.
Through the zea! and thoughtfulness of
Janitor Curtis the prisoners in tbe City
Jail, about a dozen in number, were]
amply provided for yesteaday, and par
ticipated in a I :•- . wa ■ a re.
ing change from the regular jail menu.
Roast duck ■ and . . with their
proper accompaniments, hares, pastry,
fruits and wine niadi
of the moat distinguished ol the
company. The dinner, which wa pre
pared by"! neie Jolfn" L'faff, the
c 00.,, was serve i on the
plan and pine tables, and the v;
would ha\ i pleased an epicure.
After the banquel music was furnished
by the ''Dutch fiddler." Han I
Brady sang -i solo en itle "l)o Not
We Let Me lin am Again," .
:;11 joined in the popular epidemic, "Ta
ra-ra-boom," etc.
Owing to sudden departures for the
County Jail and elsewhere, several
talented guests who were counted upon
..thing passed off peacefully, but |
nine was hrou rut out and Uie ;
tiddler li v: n< d up, I
and the jail-yard cats. Both vvhippi I.
Dr. Curtis, who pre ided with his cus
tomary allab lity aud dignity, wasgreatly
pleased v ith the ... - • r .. -. ,le
■ brie! op, ii!!.:: iddr< ■s, returning
neere I tan a to the merchants who
so lil erally responded to esl tor
contributions; to "Uncle John," the
cook; UiUreer,who collected theessen
irl ■ it, and to Jailei
Mantis, who acted as a sort of serg
at- .i ims to maintain decorum.
Tho merchants contri luting were aa
follows: Curtis Bros., geese and hi
California Market, apples; Fulton
Market, apples; I-'. W. Cook, pip s
and tol acco; Platt Bros., gr
Christiansen .v Dierssen, geese and h
ipples; a. Sehaden, .
and tobacco; Koni's Bakery, assort i
pie ; Mazzini Bros., wine; K. 11. !', ttit,
ptpes and tobacco; Supervisor Black, as
sorted eak< - and crackers; 11. F. Dill
man, liquid refreshn
AT THE i • i. .N : v .1 M 1...
Through the generosity of a number of
merchants the prisoners confined in the
County Jail also enj >j ed a bountiful I
Thanksgiving dinner, which Mas served
up in good style. Sheriff Stanley, 1 nder
Sheria Bug bey and the deputies in the
Sheriff's office all aided iv the effort to
: a inmates "feel at home,'' and
considering the circumstances—they were
quite 3UCOeSSfuI.
A sudden Drop by tho Mercury to
Thirty-two Decrees reaterday.
The Weather Bureau reporis show the
extreme southwestern side of the storm
center (that did so much damage in
\\ aahlngton only reached thi> valley as
far south as Stockton. The rainfall was I
quite small, not enough to benefit plow
ing, but sufficient to nourish the sprout
ing grain already sown.
There we re heavy frosts in tho Sacra
mento Valley yesterday morning. The
highest and lowest temperature!) were i
• l and 32°, with gentle southerly winds
and a cloudless Bky, except over both
the Sierra .Nevada an 1 Coast Ranges of
Mountains. It was much more dense
and ominous looking over the Sierra
."Nevada iiange than over the < oast Range,
the former giving us a good-by view of
tho departing storm, whose wake was
followed by cooler weather aud heavy
frosts in Northern and Central Cali- I
The barometrical readings at.3 a. m. and
5 p. a;, were 3J.01 and 50.09 inches
res] tiyely.
: he highest and lowest thermometrical
readings one year ago yesterday were 7U
and r~ , and one year a^e, to-day 08° and i
N. esterday was among the coldest days
need in Sacramento during No
r since observations by the
Weather Bureau br;an. The following i
data show iho coldest Novembers when
the temperature fell to 3£ tl
point and below, viz.: November
S ; l-i, 32 ; !s.:;, ■_;, . j^,;. 32 : US$7, 23 ;
:--s, :,j , and 188J (yesterday ::. .
Thus, in a record ol sixteen years, there
• '• oa j ears in ■■■ ich the tempera
ture receded to tho freezing point
and below. The coldest was -Novem
1 , -iii li a .
In Olden Times
overlooked the importance ofper
manontiy beneficial effi eta and were sat
isfied with transient action, but now I
that it ia generally known that Syrup of I
Pigs w ill permanently enre habitual con- |
.ii, well inforui"d people Will not
buj other laxatives, which act for a lime,
but finally injure the system.
JONES-HEMBKEfi in thia city, November
- ■■■' '•"■" ' hi i ■ ■)! bj 1;. \ 1: is
Burton, frank ;JI. Jones to May Uemtiree!
b itti ol Sacrami nt >. >
FISK-PATTERBON-In tbig city, November
~ ■''• --v. l:e;- i{- M. Stevenson, i;..
.li., to Miaa Ages Patterson. *
QONZAJLES—In Ban Francisco, November
iussie, son ol A. ami Joele Uonzalea
aged ;yi ars, monl ba and :• days,
4VFrlenai ana acquaintances are respect
fully invited to attend the luneral to-day
■ y . November Sstb,at :> p. a from
the residence ol Mrs. Buyers, 120 ii .-.
in Uacrauuento.
'^1 V" I* ysll^i!^^
Vanilla -^ Of perfect purity.
oSSS : of-eatst -^
Aimond -[ Eco™my*<* their us*
Roseetc^-I Flavor as delicately !
and delloiouslv as the fresh fruit, i
Saturday at 9:30 A. M.
We will hold a Special Sale of Stamped
Linen Goods, suitable for Holiday gifts.
Also, Hand-painted Satin Novelties of many
Camels' Hairs, in light and dark grays, 40
inches, at 50c, 75c and $1 a yard, according
to fineness.
Black and White Plaid Dress Goods, in
all size cheeks from pin-heads to quarter
inch plaids t sOc a yard.
Soft Black Camels' Hair, excellent for
wear and always stylish and desirable.
Price, $1 a yard.
ulLlll/Uiilij Ail li lujlLku.
Men's Melton Overcoats, smooth finish,
tan color and not heavy weight, $7 50.
Men's Dark Blue Chinchilla Overcoats, of
good firm quality, carefully made, lined
throughout with strong material and made
with velvet collar. A neat appearing Over
coat and excellent for warmth and service.
Price, $10.
Men's Medium-weight Melton Overcoats
(similar to heavy broadcloth) in tans and
brown colors, good lining and good work
manship. Price, $15.
Men's Gray Chinchilla Ulsters, extending
nearly to the feet, with large collar, upright
breast pockets for hands. Chinchilla is a
rough, wooly cloth, excellent for turning the
wind and rain. Price, $10.
Our $3 60 Trousers are made especially
for us, and in very large quantities, hence the
price. They are the best goods obtainable
for the money in cut, make and finish. The
cloth is durable and in neat dark or medium
light patterns. The Pants are suitable for
dress and business wear. Price, ipS 50.
400 to 412 X Street, Sacramento, Cal.
; — .—, —
The largest aud best selected stock of Millinery on
the Pacific Coast at
<>i<) to 6^3 J {Street. Saoroniento. Cal. '
607 J Street.
Men's Fine Dress Shoes, lace or « «
gaiter style $3 OO
Men's Kip Buckle Alexis, full stock lj 7|
$1 65 J.l ::;7 |
Ladies' French Dongola, square or x»V f'yl^Jk '
opera toe and tip $2 25 4f^~*"^^'\
Misses'sizes, 11 to 2 $1 73 !r^ai J sX J
Children's sizes, 8 to lOv* $1 25 :^3r~___^^~**X_i.-I
"07 J Street, Sacramento.
Si 00. v gft
gas U Street. ,
— : j^t; : ;
VV ruth, dealers in \VATriIKS JKWEUiY and DIAMOMWT REPAIRWoiS «^S
tonches q iptcialty. pricier Mr. t iobcrg. Agent* lor ROCKFOUD WATCH COMPAN V.
j WATCHJES-to«t in the world. BIOH OF THE TOWN CLOCK?3Ii^HTBBraj2i2
\T TA f D BBManttaßAJmimw
Ko. 628 J St.. Bacr»meoto. Cal.. wSSSgSSS*? *'*"*" ""^ JeWtlr)
/ ■ C--7A \ < ■■-■■'
A .m \\ i \
_1 tivo. but
The line without an Inspection, for It would
only result In a complete capture by the ene
mies ol reasonable prices.
Will be pleased to show you the largest and
GOODS, consisting or th< ,erj latest novelties
in FURXI'II KEo i cry Variet: and descrip
tion, i AKI'EXs. Oilclol .-. I. igs, i:i... m i nd
ariety,and onr ; rice* behooves visit.
L. A. JACOX & CO.,
&yo X Street,
Timothy Hopkins,
Carnations;, Roses, Chrysanthemum*
am! Cut Flowers.
1110 .T Street.
I) specialty. D, ovesand Ranoes,
Pumps,Tank3, Hnware, Etc. Agents for M.-!
d:iiin,:: Ranges. All work guaranta .1.
Sarsaparilla and Iron and Orange Cider.
Agents for Frederic] . r Dtalera
In all kinds of] ,;. . and MTnsral Waters.
Mlercrha-nt :-: Tailoa
RepairiDg: and draiiig letlr rone.
619K S THKEX,< i .^i V .NKAUI,EHO.
<^ First-class work guaranttf^L
fflotel» anJf Ksstitwranta.
■ *!*• iTr?» «■ "i —^ • •- _
Corner Seventh anil X Streets.
to and from the
\V. U. HOWiIKS. Proprietor. __
1_ mento, CaL V nts. WM. LAND,
Proprietor. Free 'bu* to and from hotel.
Ben Johnson, Proprietor,
Cor. Tenth and X Streets, Sacramento, CaL
-L 140 rooms, and is the most desirably lo
cated Hotel in the dty.bnl block Irom
the s*:\te Capitol. Electric ears j'.-.s* the door.
Hoard and room, $1 25 to §2 p*jr day.
Heals, 25 ci nts,
Special Rates for Families, Theatrical
Troupes am! Commercial TraYelen.
Ac© Btrdass.
Free baths. Free'bus to md from hotel.
R. B. BROWN. Manager^
Corner X and Fifth Streets. Sacrnmtnto.
IenI toall pla esol nmunement. The best
in the city, 'riic? {able always
the marltel artunia.
ears irom the di - door every
live mi.iui. >. Mi ■■'. i UT> <•• i
i. r. -J \ .: : .'. in, Pmprietc.r.
I !•) Francisco. :i Fir
; rooms, lulteandsil i
r In the
world. I. r d»y 50 cents ;md up; pot- w vk,
?1 .">aßnd up.
riiK \!.\\ GRAND, 246 Third street t«.
tween Howard and 1- . Francisco:
Uy refitted and refurnished; 2001
.en >niT^ and sin •> oentfl
and up. unrl per week, si B
[RE HOUSE, i!3B ' ommeroial street,
s'111 Fi ; -i ii,; iso neiit
and well-kept roon -. ivr day,
25 cents and up; per week, Si :md up.
':•■• Houses are open all nl .
Meals, -.'5 < ents.
F. BAYERSDORFER, Proprietor.
_W._G. Hall. Cai«-t C . r..
Stocliton, Cal.
cents. ' ite Couru
bouse. \ A.N NESS v •»,!!. IN, Props.
Restaurant and Oyster House.
day anil night. BUCKMANN .1 CARRAv
GHER, Proprieton I l Beoond
between J and X, Bacramento.
712 (md 711 X street. Openday and
I. 'I. MOR d A. M. OAULT,
1 UTS.
i Bacra into. J,. I IUIiE, Proprietor.
I amily orders, bs nd weddlnx
parties a specialty.
Reatauront de France,
\JT tnrs, 427 X »tr. et, near Metropolitan
Theater. Fa rnfiy orders, banquets and wedding
parties -i specialty.
Rocura-weiy Restaurant
!■:■ ■->•::>■« manner. Oysters in rror*
ityte. 3iJt X street, Sucramßato, Cal. Ii
KkU^lf-H. I'rourietor.

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