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SAN FRANCISCO'S ROLL.
The Merchants' Association Did Not Come Up Here, Sut Pat Upon Equalizer Chesebrough tho Difficult Task of Doing So. Although yesterday was the day on ■which the proper officials of San Fran cisco City and County had been cited to appear before the State Board of Equalization to show cause why the assessments recently levied should not be increased, no one appeared. Instead, Chairman Morehouse re ceived a letter from the headquarters of the Merchants' Association statins that the defense of the present assess ment would be submitted in writing and presented to the board by Mr. Chesebrough, the member from that district, who would undertake to con duct the defense before the board for the city and county. With this understanding, action was deferred on the matter until 9 o'clock this morning, at which time it will be sii tt'd to the bottom. To use the expression of one of the members of the board, "San Francisco's action looks guilty." It would seem to be, he said, a virtual admission that there was no good cause why the as sessments should not be raised, and Bhows fear on the part of those inter est- ■(! to face an investigation. The matter of a defense has long ago bet*n turned over to the Merchants' As sociation, which organization appears to be the only one in the city which ob jects to an increase in the Assessor's figures, and, so say a number of mem bers of the board, even they do not dare to siand before the board and make affidavit that their assessments are high enough compared with other cities and counties in the State. An official who stands high at the C ipltol recently visited Auditor Broder k of San Francisco, and asked what ps had been taken to propitiate the Board of Equalization. To this Brod rick replied that the whole business had long ago been turned over to the Merchants' Association, and he then Inquired whether the board was in pos session of the tax list showing the as & ssed property of the principal mer • I ants. When informed that the roll was in the hands of the board, the genial Auditor smiled broadly as he j Kfiid he would heartily like to be pres- ' ent when these same merchants were malting their defense. As a matter of fact, at least two members of the board have taken the trouble to compare the assessed value o£ property of forty of the principal ' rrvrehants of San Francisco with the licenses paid for quarterly sales of stock OO hand and—if the assessed valuation j is correct —each and every one of those . merchants sell every particle of their ' stock in trade three and one-third times in three months. Figures, say these ' mathematicians, are stern facts, and if the assessed valuations are all right, the merchants of San Francisco certain ly have no ground to complain of hard "'he action of the- Merchants' Associa tion in attempting to pile all the re sponsiblHty upon the shoulders of Mr. Chesebrough will, If that gentleman undertaken a defense, place him in a : very awkward and peculiar position, as, j after the evidence is all In, he will be! obliged to sit as a judge upon the case, ! and it is thought he will do no more than merely present the briefs In the j < aae, and if they prove unsatisfactory, I let the matter go by default and allow the increase without opposition. FENDER TEST. Another Perfectly Successful One Made Yesterday. On Monday night, at the Trustees' meeting, Superintendent T. A. W. Shock announced that he would give another test of the Clark or Alameda street car fender for the benefit of such members as had not seen the former ttst and the board set the time for the and If Streets, se V -"-al of the members stating that they wished to see the test Yesterday, however, when the time cr-me, no one but Trustee Davis ap- j peared on the ground and after waiting vainly (or more than half an hour for other members to put in an appearance, It was not as thrilling as the former one, as the inventor was not on hand lo offer himself for the test. A dummy about the size of a man was provided, I however, and filled so that it would weigh about 150 pounds, and was first) stood up on the track and afterward f»-nder picked it up and pushed it along 1 ano>Trustee Davis and others who wit- j ncssed the test expressed themselves over those so unfortunate as to get in ; the way INTELLECTUAL TOURNAMENT. Speakers Do Not Like to Talk in the (jreat Pavilion. It looks rather doubtful now whether many of the leading public men hereto fore mentioned can be induced to speak o;i the different economic questions now before the people at the Pavilion. They make strong objections against speak ing in a pavilion of such vast propor tions, •i" daily when it is filled with exhibits and people are liable to keep moving around. The fact that an ad m M ion fee is to be charged is also ad vanced as an objection. So far as now known the only definite engagements made are the following: Judge Maguire will discuss the value to tie ngM e.unci's of California of th" Cyclists Should Always Use TO A VOID EAMEXESS, RUB WITH IT AETEB EXERCISING, relieves A ■fal* Refuse Substitutes—Weak, Watery, Worthless. UBE POND'S EXTRACT OINTMENT FOR PILES. Sent by mail for 50 cts. FOND'S EXTRACT CO., 76 FIFTU AVLNUE, KEW YORK.. SACRAMENTO DAILY RECOBD-UKION, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 8, 1896. free coinage of silver at 16 to 1, with out international agreement, on Mon day. September 7th. Judge J. G. Swin nerton of Stockton will discuss the question of protection on Monday, Sep tember 14th. D. E. McKinlay will de liver an address on the subject of free coinage of silver by international agree ment on Wednesday, September loth. MONTEREY COUNTY. Her Board of Supervisors Asks for a Reduction of Assessment. T. J. Field, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, and M. R. Meritt, Deputy Assessor of Monterey County, were be fore the State Board of Equalization yesterday, the former contending that the assessment of the county should be reduced 10 per cent., the latter, main taining that the assessment was just and equitable and based upon 90 per cent, of the actual value of the prop erty. In representing the petitioners ask ing for the reduction, Mr. Field based his argument upon the fact that the assessments of Monterey County were 10 per cent, higher than those of other and adjoining counties, and contended that such a state of things was neither equitable nor just. He was listened to attentively, his arguments being sharp, clear and to the point. Deputy Assessor Meritt did not take issue with Mr. Field other than to state that the assessments were made upon 90 per cent, of the actual valuation, and that If Monterey County was assessed at a higher figure than adjoining counties the remedy should either lie in increasing the assessments in those counties or by reducing the Assessor's figures in Monterey County and thus strike something like an average. After the question had been carefully gene over, the matter was taken under advisement. N A BAD DAY. Vagrants Receive Long Sentences in the Police Court. It was a sorry day for vagrants in the Police Court yesterday, and Justice Davis put on a frown when passing his sentences well calculated to make the idle and dissolute tremble In anticipa tion of the severe justice to follow. Frank Henney and Ed Russell, who admitted the ir guilt, received eighty days each upon the county rock-pile, while William Pelton, whose sentence had been deferred on Tuesday, was Riven a like time in which to repent the error of his ways. Caroline Hoagland, better known as Caroline Jeffries, who was a bosom friend of the Sllverlock gang of "Para dise alley" notoriety, and who was de clared guilty of vagrancy the day be fore, received a sixty-day sentence without so much as turning an eye brow. On the other hand, E. C. Arnold, who testified that he had formerly been in business in a neighboring city, but had crossed paths with hard times and mis fortune, and had condescended to live upon the earnings of an unfortunate woman, seemed heart-stricken when given seventy days upon the rock pile. W. T. Krigbaum was found guilty of exhibiting a deadly weapon and lined £2 50, which he paid. THE MATTER SETTLED. Irwin Says He Had No Intention of Injuring His Wife. Xat Irwin, thf old-time railroad con ductor, was in the Police Court yester day to answer to a charge of threats against the life of his wife, Elenora Irwin. Through his attorney, J. W. Hughes, he stated that he had never had the slightest intention of injuring his iwfe or any one else; that he intended to leave the State in a short time, and that he had already procured the necessary bond and thereupon ten dered it as a guarantee of good faith. Justice Davis accordingly made an or der for the riling of the bond and the difficulty was thus settled. Articles of Incorporation. The following articles of incorpora tion were filed with the Secretary of State yesterday: The San Diego P.uilders' Exchange. Formed to join in one association all competent and honorable contractors and builders of San Dieiro. The princi pal place of business will be San Diego, and the number of directors shall be seven, as follows: John Stork, Pete Bchanei T. W. Coats, James Shear, E. Id. King. T. M. Lufkins and M. D. Sun nucks, all of San Dle^o. Eraser Electric Elevator Company. Formed to manufacture devices and structures covered by latest patents, and to deal in real estate. The princi pal place of business is to be San Fran cisco, and the number of directors five, (is follows: Ethelbert M. Fraser. George Crocker, Charles E. Green, John J. Ma hony and A. J. McNlcoll, all of San Francisco. The capital stock is to be $100,000, or which amount *."»imi has been actually subscribed. J. H. Aydelotte Company. Formed to maintain and conduct schools and col leges. The principal place of business will be Oakland, and the number of di rectors are five, as follows: Irving S. Watson, W. E. Gibson, Alice G. Wright, Minnie W. Aydelotte and J. H. Adye lotte, all of Oakland. Capital stock *1*»,000, of which amount $5 has been a< tually subscribed. Claims an Unfair Trial. Machinist Jamefl W. Dunpby, who is well known in this city, writes in rela tion to an article published in the "Rec ord-Union'" relating to his case, that he did not have a fair trial on account of prejudice, and that Secretary of the N'.ivy IfcAdOO refused to approve the Sentence so that he was not imprisoned for a month. He further states that he applied for hi* discharge and received it on August 14th. several days before the telepraphic article was published. Stein Brought Back. A. H. Stt in. who was arrested at Fresno, eIUURKed with forgery and beat ir.c; a board bill at tli* Palace restau runt in thi? rity. was brought back h<-re rday by Deputy sheriff Hinters. SCHULTZ HEAVILY FINED. He Mast Pay $180 for Abusing" His Little Girl. Justice Henry Read Him a Severe Lecture and Praised the Work of the New Society. At 2 p. m. yesterday Justice Henry asked John Schultz, who had been con victed of cruelly beating his little daughter, why sentence should not be pronounced upon him. E. G. Hart, his attorney, asked for a new trial for Schultz, but Justice Henry denied it and asked Schultz if he had anything to offer. Senator Hart said that as there was conflicting evidence as to the amount of violence used upon the child, and Schultz was a man of rather less than average ability, and in view of the fact that his children were dependent on him for support, he would ask for leniency to be shown by the court. Assistant District Attorney Jones said he could see nothing doubtful in the testimony and no reason for leniency on account of his children, as they could be taken care of by others as well as by him. He thought there were no exten uating circumstances, as it was an ag gravated case calling for the full extent of the law, and he asked that the full penalty be exacted. He saw no reason for mercy being shown. Mr. Hart said that the girl might have been hurt in various ways, and the evi dence did not show clearly how her eye was hurt. He asked the court to give Schultz a chance to do better. Justice Henry said the arrest was made by an oflicer of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, which has done much good work here. The society, he thought, should be sustained in its efforts. Ofli cer Healy has done very good and ef fective work for the society and it should be appreciated in the community and he be encouraged to persevere in it. It was the duty of the court to Inflict punishment on Schultz, not in a spirit of vengeance, but as a warning to others in their treatment of little defenseless children. He did not think Schultz treated his child as a father should. He did not believe the child should be left under his control to receive such treat ment as the vulture gives the lamb. It made no difference in the case whether the child's eye was hurt against a post or by his blow. Even if the former were the case, it was because the defendant had been guilty of an unlawful act through which it happened. His extreme cruelty in forc ing the child into a dark, moldy dungeon of a cellar to terrorize her and possibly render her insane, rendered him as guilty as if he had struck her in the eye. He had been guilty of a very seri ous offense. The extreme penalty for it was a fine of $1,000 or six months in Jail, or both. He should be lenient, but would fine Schultz to an extent that would be a warning to others. It would be for the best interest of Schultz's children, if they were further a.bused, that some one should apply to the Superior Court to have them taken from him. He then ordered Schultz to stand up and fined him $180, with the alterna tive of one day in jail for each dollar of the fine. Mr. Hart gave notice of ap peal, but he afterwards withdrew it, and Schultz paid $150 of the fine and was given thirty days in which to pay the other S3O. Officer Healy of society, and C. M. Beckwith, its attorney, who was pres ent to assist in the prosecution, are much gratified over the outcome and feel that the example made of Schultz \.i',l go a long ways in deterring other harsh parents from abusing their chil dren. Not in the Pavilion. Put if you want to save $100 to $150 on a piano, don't fail to see us. It takes money and lots of it to make an ex hibit and we concluded to save this and give the benefit to the purchasers. If yon don't believe we are doing this, con vince yourself by giving us a call. Hammer's Music Store, 818 J street. * i". de Wolfe Hennas Can be found at his exhibit at the ra viiion during the three weeks of fair, morning, afternoon and evening. He makes a specialty of glasses for the Paces ! Ceorge Hose & Co. will open their rooms Monday morning at 630 X street, Capital Hotel building. All the events of the State Fair races booked dally and the result known almost as Boon as on the track. * Headers, ltemc-mbor. This will be the last opportunity to get lots at auction prices in South Sac ramento. App'y Kdwin K. Alsip & Co., 1015 Fourth street. • Special to-day at the "C. C. C." Granger building—3 cans, full weight, Imported sardines, 25c; 5 mackerel, 25c; pint bottles home-made ketchup, 10c; two 2-pound bricks codfish, 25c; "C. C. ' ." Java-blend coffee, 25c tb; 0 bars silk soap, 25c; 2-lb can Cove oysters, 15c; T.Vfoot wire clotheslines, 15c; *> packages block matches, sc; deviled ham, sc. * Smith's Dandruff Pomade cures dand ruf.', itching scalp and falling hair. Guaranteed to give entire satisfaction or money refunded by Washburn & Co. • Krigbaum & Co., collectors, 1007 4th. Open until '.) p. m. Cap. 'phone, 350. * Honest treatment, license or not. Cut birth'.sphotographic studio,loth and X.* Dr. Weidon, 806 J street, extracts teeth without pain: local anaesthetic. • Our fall neckwear has arrived, and the patterns are just lovely. Call and see them. William If. Petrie, 622 J. * DIED. .11 NMNus-in this city, September 3d, Peter Henry, jroongett son of W. n. and Lizzie Jennings, a native of San Prancisco. aired 1 j, ar. l-'mi< ral strictly private. BAUMAN < in J-etreet road, near Sacra mento, s. ptember 2d, Toi.ias, son of J. and Annie Bauman, a native of Sacramento, Mcd 2 yean, 8 months and 13 days. Funeral BOtiee hereafter. PETERSEN—in this city, September 2d. Joe ■ P., only son of Fred and Leona Petersen a native of Astoria, Oregon, aged 3 years. 7 mont lis and U <lavs. Funeral notice hereafter. When Bnhy was siolc, we pare hor Castoria. When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria. When she Ix-came Miss, she clung to Castoria. When she had Children, she gave them Castoria. FRIDAY, 9:30 A.M., Separate Skirts, Linen Suits, Silk Waists, Wrappers. LOT I—Linen Crash Suits are being worn extensively in the East, and make a stylish costume when worn with a cotton shirt waist and leather belt. To close out our stock on hand of Linen Crash Suits we name Sale Price, $1.15. LOTH—a few separate Skirts in navy or black and white shepherds checks. Sale Price, $1.39. LOT lll—Splendid value in a perfect hanging Skirt. Can be had In three sizes of black and white shepherd checks, also a few in brown and white checks. These skirts are stylish when worn with a navy or black jacket. All sizes. Sale Price, $2.24. LOT Vl—We recently made a special purchase of Black Storm Serge, separate skirts. In a regular way Skirts would sell at being well lined and bound, tailor made and hang just right! Sale Price, $2.98. (Continued Top Column Two.) Weinstock, Lubin dc Co., 400-412K St. BEFORE GOING TO THE MOUNTAINS SVJF=»F»I_V YOU RSELF WITH Tackle, Cartridges, Rifle or a SMgeiif^ YOU CAN FIND ANYTHING YOU WANT IN THAT LINE AT ECKHARDT'S GUN STORE, 6Q9-611 PC STREET, qrp friend a terry lumber co. ortiee and Main Yard, LJlo Second Street. 3raneh Yard. Twelfth and J. EjISAPOLIO • » are: quickly married. it in Your Next Houae Cleaning.^ I OFFICE, lECOND AND M. I^LUMBER. ■in i I Yard*, bec-rni and II and Front and Q, Sacraoante, CREAMERY IIEADQCARTERS. &SSXS"SSi^gS^ , SSS££r^& strictly Quality Maintained Alwaya, WOOO, CURTIS cSfc CO., WHOLESALE DEALKRBTN Oeltfbrnla, Oregon and Nevada Prodr.cta. Butter, Eg X «, Potatom. Beans, Vegetables. Frntta. etc. AsenU banta I-aula beedlew JLemonm. THOMAS LEWIS, Cesspool and Vault Cleaner, Tenth Street, between S and T, Sacramento. Leave orders at J. D. Lock hard t's Stable,' lOlLhOirf Eleventh st.i bet. J and X- man. Fourth St., J aud X: U. Kcllogy, 810 J St. (ThSiO THOMAS LF.WIS. **************** ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ \BEST \ ONLY $1 50 V % ON % * . A . ** \ THE COAST. ** * t YEAR. I THE WEEKLY UNION! « 1 1 » * Contains All the News of the 7-day * + Record-Union. ★ * AAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAA *"*★★★★★** WEINSTOCK n LUBIN &CO.l j (Continued From Column One.) LOT V—At summer resorts linen suits are being much worn. They are equally good for Sacramento. We shall offer the balance of our Lin en Suits in this sale at prices which will surely sell them. We have them braided, with sailor collars, blazer and reefer styles, etc., from $4 50 to £0 50. For this sale we shall make two prices, namely $2.90 and $3.90. LOT Vl—Will contain a few choice White Pique and Duck Suits. These are travelers' samples, slightly soiled and no two alike. They were intended to sell from $S to $10. Sale Price, $3.12 Each. LOT VII—We shall offer one more lot of choice Summer Wrappers, rath er than pack them away for next season. These Wrappers come in very choice patterns, pretty sleeve, fancy collar and lace trimmed. In the season these Wrappers would sell readily at .SI 75 each. To close them out our sale price will be 79c Each. LOT VITI—We have about 50 Silk Waists, all this season's styles. We shall not carry them over to next season. The present selling prices on these garments are from 90 to SIS. For this sale the following prices have been made: $2.98, $3.99, $5 and $7.50 Each. fall ~~ JVlillinetry Opening. We are showing this week the new Fall Styles of flillinery, including a large member of Pattern Hats, up to $32.50. You can spend a half hour pleasantly and profitably in that corner of the store. Particular * Men. . . j Bay our Ready-to-Wear Clothing t and find that it meets every re-* cjuirement. 0 Hundreds of men—we might say J thousands of men—in Sacramento r are wearing our $750, $10, and $20 Suits, and they are among the best dressed people in town. * As far as fit is concerned, mej employ a first-class tailor to makej 1 € alterations, it necessary, and per-rf mit no garment to leave the house 5 which is not perfect in that respect. * Bar, Barber \ and Restaurant \ Coats. \ Good quality White Drill Coats.*£ Better quality, with standing £ collar, and separable black or? white ivory buttons. Price, Si 25. i White Duck Coats, black hair- & line stripe, turning or stand-up J collar. Price, $1 50. 6 Other styles in Bar Coats, neatly J braided, $2 to $3. J Black Sateen Waiter Jackets. V Price, 75c. £ Black Alpaca Waiter Jackets, £ lined throughout. Trice, $1. f* Women's | Bicycles, $55. \ i We have some Women's Sue* Bicycles, 1895 model, slightly £ soiied, reduced to $55. ? It you are looking for a Woman's \ W heel, this is an unusual chance a to get one for little money. J$ IjWHke's T) I Patent. J Have you seen the new LETTER FILE? It is BR away ahead of anything; || i in its line. Perforator and iiij File complete in one piece. ||j In three sizes: Note, Let- jjj ji ter and Invoice. Simple, Durable and ||| ill Ch ">- _ J II. S. CROCKER COMPANY, |! 208-210 J STREET. Fair Weather Is not always cool weather, cspe- Ij cially when, the State "Fair" is re-| ferred to. Ice (ream and Ice ( ream Soda is the safest am! pleasantest antidote for heat. BARTON, 810 J. * 420 K. NATURAL | DELIVERED WOOD, COAL, COKE, ETC r ARFET Cleaning. W. K. COTHKIN, 1205 Second •treet. Telephone Jio. cd. m> NEW PALI SUITINGS I All Summer Suitings are now sold I at a reduced price. S, STONE, Taiior. 4311 Street. Corner Fifth, j NO. 15,294 Is the number of the OUR TASTE HAM. That won the Trihnne Bicycle Sep tember Ist. Present it at our office and we will give you the bi cycle. If you did not win it thi time, try again. We will give you another chance, aud will con tinue to attach a numbered tag to "OUR TASTE" HAM during the month of September. Buy the best Ham on earth and save the tag attached. It may win you a | bicycle. You can see the bicycle' on exhibition in Bavilion. Hall, Luhrs & Co., WHOLESALE GROCERS. NOTICE TO HUNTERS. NO SHOOTING OR HUNTING WILL be allowed on the Rancho Del Pa3o. Anj Violation of this order will lead to arrect. JOHN MACKJS.Y. Suuerintondenu 3