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SOIL TILLERS
Open the Regular Annual
Congress
ATTENDANCE RATHER SMALL
BUT MORE WILL BE PRESENT
TODAY
President Clayton Delivers an Ad
dress, Outlining the Legislation
Needed by Farmers
Associated Press Special Wire.
ST. PAUL, August 31.—The seven
teenth meeting of the Farmers' National
Congress of the United States was called
to order at the capital by President B
F. Clayton of Indianola, lowa, this
morning. The opening session was not
largely attended compared with what Is
expected tomorrow. Following an invo
cation by Archbishop Ireland the con
gress was greeted on behalf of the city
by Mayer Doran. on behalf of the State
Agricultural Society by President Weav
er, on behalf of the State by Governor
Clough, and after responses by J. M
Stahl of Illinois and Hon. B. F. Clayton,
the session closed with the annual ad
dress of President Clayton.
In the course of his earnest remarks,
in which he reviewed 1 the history and
work of the organization, he said he was
not an alarmist, but hoped the hour
would never come when Congress would
purposely give its consent to the build
ing up of trusts, and concluded by say
ing:
"There as many questions upon which
we should take action. Notably among
these Is the enlargement of the agricul
tural department, giving it the power
and the means by which It can open up
every possible avenue of trade for Amer
ican farm products, and to extend to It
the same protection accorded to other
Interests.
"The amendment of our interstate com
merce law and anti-trust measures, giv
ing the proper officer the right and to
make It his duty to send for persons ar.d
papers ar.d compel the attendance if
witnesses or lo place them behind the
prison bars, regardless of the millions
they may possess. The extension of free
mail delivery to the rural districts; the
enlargement of the Weather Bureau; a
more systematic crop statistics, the
reclamation of the arid and semi-arid
lands, and to restrict Boards' of Trades
to a point where they wiil prevent fraud
in dealing in options, and to entirely stop
the bucket shop disgrace.
"We shouldi ask the Congress of the
United States to make sufficient appro
priation to prevent the Importation of
infected livestock and to stamp out ex
isting diseases. You gentlemen, hailing
from al! parts of the country, know much
belter than I can tell you the importance
of urging prompt action regarding every
obstacle preventing the success of the
farmer. The Congress of the United
States, when placed in possession of
factsfl has been quick to eradicate ex
isting evils. We should demand no leg
islation; we should seek to dor.o damage
to other legitimate enterprises; but we
should insist upon the recognition of our
interests, and we should be satisfied with
nothing less."
ZION CONGRESS
Jews Still Hope to Settle in Palestine
in the Near Future
BASLE, Aug. 31.—Dr. Theodore Her
sel, originator of the project to purchase
Palestine and re-settle the Hebrews
there, presided at the morning sitting of
the Zionist congress today. The dele
gates discussed the scheme to centralize
the Zionist movement, the central com
mittee, according to the proposition,
•being located in Vienna and consisting
of twenty-three members, representing
all of the natural groups, ail Jews being
asked to contribute to the fund being
made the basis of franchise for the del
egates to future congresses.
The afternoon sitting, held for the pur
pose of electing members of the commit
tee, led to a stormy scene. Dr. Hersel
vacated the chair to M. Nordeau, who
finally succeeded in restoring order. All
of the members of the central'committee
were elected except th English and
American delegates. The subject of
finances was discussed. Resolutions were
passed authorizing the committee to
raise a fund of £10,000,000. Reports, were
read showing that the colonies in Pales
tine are in a flourishing condition. A
commission was appointed to report on
the subject of the proposed university
at Jerusalem. The congress closed this
evening. The meeting in IS9B will be
held at Jerusalem.
NO MORE RUSHES
Three Serious Mishaps Call Forth a
Prohibition
BERKELEY, Aug. 31.—There will be
no more "rushes" at the University of
California if President Kellogg's latest
mandate is obeyed. Half dazed, his jaw
broken, hip face a bleeding mass. Benja
min Kurtz, a newly entered freshman,
was found wandering about the campus
On Monday night after the rush between
the two lower classes.
Inthe struggle some one put his heel on
Kurtz' face and as a result he is disfig
ured for life and may have sustained an
injury of the brain. An examination
showed that a piece of the flesh had been
torn from one nostril. The upper lip
hung only by a shred and the ragged na
ture of the tear made the injury the more
serious. All the front teeth were gone.
Four teeth had hern knocked out of the
■lower jaw and the bone in which they
-.ha*d been imbedded was broken nut with
* them. Both the upper and lower jaw
were smashed and the flesh of all the
face crushed and bleeding.
There were two other serious casual
ties. Frank Marshall, a freshman, had
his right leg broken Just above the an
kle. Conlon .another freshman, also came
out of the combat with a broken leg.
REVOLTING INDIANS
Occnpy Passes and Will Fight to Hold
Them
PESHAWUR, Aug. 31.-Kwaschan,
one of the most influential khans of the
Afridis, has Joined the tribes in theKhy
ber pass. His house herehasbeen seized
by the authorities.
I The Uhlan pass, through which th»
1 Peshawur column is trying to reach
Kohat, is reported to be stronglyheld
by Bazoulis. Heavy righting is antici
pated. There have been many sun
strokes amor.,g the different British col
umns operating among the enemy.
A COTTAGE BURNED
Fire Started From a Candle Carried
Into a Closet
Fire broke out in a six-room cottage
occupied by I. Silton at 1460 Temple
street at 8 oclock last night, and the
building was almost destroyed, entail
ing a loss of probably $SOO. An alarm
was turned, in and 1 the department re
sponded promptly, but the llames had
already obtained considerable headway.
The fire started from a candle which was
carried into the closet by Mrs. Silton,
who accidentally allowed the tlame to be
communicated to some clothing hang
ing on the wail. This flamed up and
soon the whoie interior of the building
was on fire. The roof of the house was
burned off and, the whole structure al- j
most ruined.
Why Man Is Weary
A good many hundreds and even thou
sands of long-suffering husbands can
bear sorrowful testimony to the fact
that this is the sort of catechism the
wives of their bosoms subject them to
every time they put their hats on to go
out in the evening.
"Where are you going?"
"Oh, I'm going out for a few minutes."
"Where?"
"Oh, nowhere in particular."
"What for?"
"Oh, nothing."
"Why do you go, then?"
"Well, 1 want to go; that's why."
"Do you have to go?"
"I don't know that I do."
"Why do you go, then?"
"Because."
"Because what?"
"Well, simply because."
"Going to be gone long?"
"No."
"How long?"
"I don't know."
"Anybody going with you?"
"No."
"Well, it's strange that you can't be
content to stay at home a few minutes.
Don't be gone long, will you?"
"No."
"See that you don't. "
This is one reason that so many mar
riages are a dead, fla: lizzie and failure.
Champion Bag That Wards Off Chills
"An almost certain preventive of chills,
as far as children are concerned," vol
unteered a professional nurse, "is to have
the children wear a small camphor bag
under their clothing next to the body.
A penny's worth of camphor is ail that
is needed. My plan is to put a piece of
camphor as large as a chestnut in a
small bag. This will last a week or so.
The smell of the camphor is not an un
pleasant one. I do not know whether it
is the smell of the camphor or the stimu
lating effect that keeps the chills off. but
my experience has been that children,
andl especially those who live in the coun
try, escape chills, which are so preva
lent in the autumn season, when this pre
caution is taken. Camphor will ward
off other troubles to which children are
often very susceptible. The preventive
is an easy one to try, and I am sure that
those who try it with the chilcaren will
thank me for my suggestion."—Wash
ington Evening Star.
Taxes on Banks
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31— Judge
Sewell in the superior court today ren
dered an opinion in the suit of the First
National bank of San Francisco to re
cover $8290 paid under protest for taxes
en personal property. The bank official:'
claimed that under the national bank
ing act the state had no author.iy to
levy taxes on the personal property of
national banks. Judge Sewell held ad
versely to that claim. He construed the
law exempting national banks from pay
ing taxes on personal property to apply
only to the stock of the banks.
Where Is Mrs. F. M. Martin?
Chief G'.ass yesterday received a tele
gram from San Francisco announcing
the <j:-ath in that city of F. M. Martin,
and requesting him to notify the widow,
who lives In this city. He tried to find
out where Mrs. Martin lives, but so far
has been unabk- to do so. The telegtam
was as follows:
"F. M. Martin, formerly worked or.
Consolidated road. Los Angeles, later on
Market street road here, died yesterday
a: the home of John Cox, 140 Lur.day
lane. San Francisco. Can you get word
lo widow?"
Most Will Move
XEW YORK, August 31.—The Journal
and Advertiser says: Johann Most, the
high priest of anarchy, will shake the dust
of NeW York for good within a week. Most
has decided that New York is no longer
a fruitful field for anarchist propaganda
and next week he will go to Buffalo to take
charge of the Arbeiter Zeltung. The cir
culation of Most's New York paper, the
Freiheit, has been dwindling for the last
itwo years. It stopped publication recent
ly, having simply died of inanition.
Borda's Widow
NEW YORK, August 31.—The Herald's
correspondent in Montevideo says: It is
feared that the widow of President Borda
will become insane as a result of grief
caused by her husband's assassination.
In a skirmish with revolutionists the
government troops lost a few men. A new
chief of troops will be appointed and an
effort will be made to negotiate for peace.
An order has hern issued for the disband
ing of a part of the moboluted forces.
Election at Caracas
NEW YORK. August 31.—A special to
the Herald from Caracas says: The gov
ernment has prepared to maintain order on
election day, September Ist. and has In
creased the garrison. It Is probable, how
ever, that nothing of a disorderly nature
will happen.
The Andrade partisans assert that thej
will win by a large majority.
Russian Justice
LONDON, Sept. I.—A dispatch to the
Times from St. Petersburg says that it
is staled that a German sailor who stab
bed a Russian in a public garden during
the visit of Emperor William was tried
by a naval court martial and shot.
Undelivered Telegrams
There are undelivered telegrams at
the Western Union telegraph office for
Mrs. F. Martin, Mrs. L. Lee, Harry S.
Prayer, Mrs. A. L. Laum, John Mahoney,
N. L. Wakenan.
A California Pioneer
BOSTON, August 31.— J. N. Danforth,
who went to the California gold fields in
1850 and remained in that State three years,
Is dead at his home in this city. He was
one of the founders of the Apollo Club.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER X, 1897
FOUGHT HARD
But They Failed to Carry
Their Point
THE KEYSTONE DEMOCRATS
! HAVE NO FURTHER USE FOR MR.
HARRITY
In Spite of Bitter Opposition the Free
Silver Democrats Control the
State Convention
Associated Press Special Wire.
READING, Pa., Aug. 31—The Demo
cratic state convention met in this city
today and nominated Walter E. Ritter
of Lycoming county for auditor general
| and M, E. Brown of Biairsville for state
treasurer. The matter of the selection
of candidates was entirely overshadow
ed by the fight to force the retirement of
Mr. Harrity from the national commit
tee. The opponents of Mr. Harrity suc
ceeded in pushing through, by a vote of
290 to 130, a resolution endorsing James
M. Guffee for his position. Mr. Har
rity's friends contend that the state
convention has no power to declare his
seat in the national committee vacant,
and that he will not surrender without
a lUht.
The morning session of the conven
tion ended with a disgraceful row, dur
ing which some delegates who did not
like the way things were going climbed
upon the stage and exchanged blows. A
large detachment of police was on han.l
in the afternoon and everything was
serene.
When the convention reassembled the
committee on permanent organization
reported the name ot R. W. Irwin of
Washington for permanent chairman
and recommended the continuation of
the other temporary officers with the ex
ception that C. W. Suliek of Northamp
ton replace John T. Murphy as one of
the secretaries.
James Kerr of Clearfield, chairman of
the resolutions committee, read the
platform.
Charles P. Donnelly of Philadelphia
presented a minority report striking out
a plank commending the recommenda
tion cf James M. Guffee as national
committeeman in place of William F.
Harrity. He pleaded with the dele
gates to confine their work to state is
sues and not attempt to create a fac
tional division by offering an insult to
Mr. Harrity.
L. McQuestlon of Butler county de
fended the plank. He said true Democ
racy of the state should not retain in a
position of honor a man who had not
been true to Democratic principles or In
accordance with the candidates and
platform.
The roll was then called on motion of
Mr. Donnelly to strike out the Guffee
plank from the platfotm. The result of
the vote sustained the majority report
by 290 to 134. Absent ar.d not voting. 11.
The Philadelphia delegation stood 41 to
43 in favor of Mr. Harrity. Nomination
of candidates was then next in order,
i Ex-Mayor William K. Verbeke of Dau
phin county and ex-Assemblyman Wal
| ter E. Ritter were named for auditor
! general. The vote resulted: Ritter, 254;
1 Verbeke, 43; and the former was de
| clared the nominee.
For the office of state treasurer Mayor
Jacob Weidel of Reading and M. E.
Brown of Blairsville were named. Mr.
j Brown was the fortunate candidate by
: a vote of 228 to 127.
The convention, at 5:55 p. m., adjourn
ed sine die.
It was stated late tonight that Mr. Rit
ter, the nominee for auditor general,
has telegraphed chairman Gorman that
he has been nominated without his con
sent and declined to run. The report
could not be verified.
KAISER WILHELM'S BLACK EYE
The French Story of How Germany's
Ruler Came by It
Prof. R. A. Minckwitz of the Central
high school arrived home this morning
from a two months' pleasure trip in Eng
land, Holland ar.d Germany.
Prof. Minckwitz says the Germans do
not like the present emperor.
"He does and says too many things at
once. Not long ago he had a black eye,
He explained it by saying a sailyard had
fallen and struck him. Two days later
a lieutenant was found in the ocean. The
German papers said he rode his bicycle
over the cliff and was drowned. A short
time after this a French paper published
the story in an entirely different way,
saying the emperor had Insulted the
lieutenant, who ln turn had hit him in
the eye and then committed suicide. No
attempt has been made to explain this."
Prof. Minckwitz left Bremen on Aug.
10, thus making a quick trip. He was
pleased when told that the vertical sys
tem of handwriting would be taught In
the Kansas City schools.
"It Is the correct system," he said.—
Kansas City Star.
Live Canaries for Cotillon Favors
A large cotillon was given Saturday
night at Bar Harbor by Mrs. Pulitzer
for Miss Lucille Pulitzer and Ralph, eld
est son of the house. The terrace and
grounds were hung with colored lan
terns; the dancing room, which is hung
with crimson satin, was transformed
into a ballroom, with traceries of smilax
forming an empire frieze and a curtain
of the same delicate vine screening the
orchestra from view. Music was in the
conservatory, just off the ballroom.
The cotillon was led by Mr. Morrell,
favors being live canaries in gilded
cages, X-ray skeletons tied up with gay
ribbons, fishing rods, clusters of roses
and all sorts of quaint conceits to help
the fun of the moment. Supper was
served in one of the drawing room;-,
which Is hung with rose pink satin and
elaborately decorated with butterflies,
Mrs. Pulitzer presiding at a table in the
center. The decorations were pink.—
New York Herald.
A Medal for Astronomers
San Francisco. —The directors ot the
Astronomical society of the Pacific have
| formally accepted the foundation and
j endowment of the gold medal by Miss
Catherln Wolf Bruce of New York city,
to be awarded not oftener than once
t a year by the society "tor distinguished
services to astronomy." The medal is
to be ot gold, about sixty millimeters ir.
diameter, and Is to bear the seal of the
society on the obverse. The reverse Is
to bear an appropriate inscription. The
medal is to be awarded to one person
annually out of a list of astronomers*
nominated to the society by the directors'
of Lick, the Yerkes and the Harvard col
lege observatories. It will not be given
twice to the same person.—Chicago
Evenin.g Post.
A STORY OF THE BABIES
The Sherman Children and How the
Secretary Received Them
Suggested by Secretary Sherman's
late illness and his visit to his daughter,
Mr. J. W. Dwyer sends the following to
the editor of the Inter-Ocean. It shoulu
be said that Mr. Dwyer was for a long
time prominent in Ohio politics, and a
friend of the- Shermans. For the last fif
teen or twenty years he has lived on a
ranch In New Mexico. Mr. Dwyer writes
as follows:
In connection with the illness of our
eld and mutual friend. John Sherman,
who is now visiting "his daughter," 1
would relate a matter of interest in that
connection.
As most of us know, Mr. and Mrs.
Sherman were childless. A time came
when, after much consideration and
thought, they decided to adopt a child
and heir. Mrs. Sherman requested some
of her Intimate frleds to assist in the
search of a desirable infant, one hon
estly ar.d gently born, and without par
ents to follow on after and embarrass.
A friend in New York subsequently tele
graphed her to come at once and take
her choice of two beautiful babies. There
was great excitement in the Sherman
home pending Mrs. Sherman's trip to
New York after the baby. On the next
day she telegraphed her husband: "Will
be home this afternoon; send carriage
to the depot." The carriage went ar.d
the senator remained at home, walking
the floor, looking at his watch, wathclng
oach carriage as It came In sight. The
train was a little late. He was becom
ing nervously anxious. Finally the car
riage hove ln sight: he marched out to
meet it at the curb, threw open the door.
There was Mrs. Sherman and a nurse,
each stepping out with a baby in arms.
Sucrj an expression as came over that
Stern Sherman face was never seen be
fore. It could not be described. He was
at a loss for words for a minute'or two
ar.d Anally was able to stammer, "Wife,
what does this mean?" "Husband, they
were so pretty and so much alike that
I could not make a choice, and so I se
lected both." They were twin girl ba
bies. For the next few days it was a
show to watch Mr. Sherman, as he ca
ressed and enjoyed the newcomers. One
of the twins sickened and died within a
few weeks, and the other is now"hle
daughter," Mrs. McCullom, with wjom
he is visiting.
TEA WAS TEA TO HIM
It Had to Have Plenty of Milk and
Sugar in It, Too
A physician once ordered a Scotch
minister to drink beef tea. The next day,
when the doctor called, the patient com
plained that the new drink had made
him 111. "Why, sir," said the doctor,
"that can't be; I'll try it myself!" As
he spoke he poured some of the beef tea
into a food-warmer. Then, having
warmed it he tasted it, smacked his lips
and said: "Excellent! Excellent!"
"Man," said the minister, "is that the
way ye sup It?"
"Of course. What other way should it
be supped? It is excellent!"
"It may be gude that way, doctor; but
try it wi' the cream and s>ugar, man.
Try it wi' that, and see hoo ye like it!" —
Weekly Telegraph.
Ex-Senator Doolittle's Joke
The old senator was a great story
teller and related' many interesting and
humorous accounts of what he had seen
in public life. One of his favorite otor
ies was at the expense of Senator Fes
senden, a warm personal friend. The
judge and' Senator Fessenden had. been
appointed on a commission with several
others to treat with the variouschiefs of
the Sioux nation on an important Indlian
question of the day. It was long before
railways had. been introduced l into the
far west, and the members of the com
mission had to travel on horseback.
Judge Doolittle was chairman of the
commission, but at the conference shift
ed the duty to the shoulders of Senator
Fessenden, who was highly pleased at
the honor conferred on him. The judge,
however, had heard of the peculiar re
ception tendered by the Indians to the
spokesman of any party of visiting
whites.
At the appointed time the two parties
to the conference congregated. There
were probably 200 Indian chiefs present
with their wives. Senator Fessenden
advanced to do the honors for the com
missioners, when, to his dismay, the
whole body of Indians'—squawsandiall—
advanced and, after embracing the
chairman, gave him, according to their
custom, a welcoming kiss. Judge Doo
little often said he thought that Fessen
den never quite forgave him for the
trick.—Syracuse Standard.
Glass Cleaned Without Soap
It Is not best to use soap on glass. Not
that It clouds the glass in time, as some
foolishly believe, but because it Is un
necessary, and only makes more work.
Wash glassware In hot water, as hot as
the hand can bear. A little ammonia,
which is hard on the hands, remember,
will soften the water. Ground glass
should be washed with soap, and a small
brush will be necessary to get it clean.
Never use anything but the cleanest tow
els to polish the glassware, and If you
would not have them covered with lint
use only the Arm, fine towels.—Wash
ington Evening Star.
An Apt Illustration
He was an inquisitive boy, much Inter
ested in business methods, and had just
been reading about the New York stock
exchange.
"Father," he said, "In order to buy and
sell stocks have you actually got to be
in Wall street?"
"Not at all," replied the father; "you
can live anywhere. In Washington, for
instance." —Life.
Idaho's Wheat King
A special from Boise. Idaho, says:
Lewiston, this state, lays claim to the
wheat king of the northwest. J. P. Voll
mer of that city has a wheat crop of
12,000 acres. This year, ln the best part
of the North Idaho wheat belt, the yield
will be large, conservatively estimatedtat
thirty bushels to the acre, or a grand'to
tal of 360,000 bushels.—Salt Lake City
Herald.
Swarms of grasshoppers, looking like
streaks of silver ln the air, have passed
ln a northeasterly direction over Wilbur,
Wash, .lately.
BURGLARS AT WORK
j OPERATING IN THE SOUTHWEST
PART OF THE CITY
Numerous Reports of Their Depreda
tions Have Been Made to the
Police Department
Burglars are again at work In the
southwestern part of the city and nu
merous reports of their depredations
have been made to the police within the
past few days: From the manner in
which the work has been done It would
seem that the burglars are the same ln
almost every case. On Monday night the
house of Edward Lownes at 918 Burling
ton avenue was entered and all the
rooms ransacked. The family is absent
and it is r.ot known what waa taken.
Mr. Lownes Is a eivi lenglneer and is
engaged in surveying the route of the
OJal Valley railroad. On Monday he
took his family to OJal and closed his
j house during their absence. At night
j neighbors noticed that the gas was
I lighted In the rooms, but supposed that
the family had returned. Yesterday
morning the door leading into the back
yard was found standing open and the
gas was still burning. The circum
stances were so suspicious that an in
vestigation was immediately made. It.
was then seen that some marauder had
been all through the house. Everything
was topsy turvey and the contents of
bureau drawers were scattered ln a pro-,
miscuous heap over the floor. From the
evidence it would seem that the burglar
or burglars must have been frightened .
away unexpectedly.
Two other burglaries were committed j
on Saturday night. The home of ex-
Police Commissioner Cook at 849 South
Bonnie Brae was- broken into during the
absence of the family and a quantity of ;
silverware taken. On the same night
the residence of Maurice S. Hellman on
South Hope street was entered and a
considerable amount of plunder carried
aw ay. Other reports have been made of
barns which have been broken into and
harness stolen. The police detectives
are on the lookout for the perpetrators
of these outrages and hope to speedily
rut; them down.
Bismarck Is Ill
BERLIN*. Aug. 31—Prince Bismarck
Is again suffering from neuralgia of the
face.
The Native Sons will give an enter
tainment this evening at 317 Main street,
to be followed by a evince.
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roubluu with the kktiWsSo 'SSLh" i*Su5S? '
1 tried various remedies frem'^Se* 0 phXfana 1
but received no permanent help. Xng Kirn*
| reatment has removed all tendenc/oflhosetroua
les and seems ip be permanent in lv results. 1 lues
Br. Wongillm'a Idea, of Herb lr.atmanl. ol.aa.
Ing and renovating the system before buiidliwii
up again. lam certainly pleased tosay that as
has done a great deal ot gooi to o>i £a 1 that I
nave found btmtobaa well edu^ man us
asaumlng and kind, commandlpi i
allgood peopl.. Very respeotfaUjr
-~ MISS STELLiA. HUNTEtt.
Xx>aAhzoles. Cal.. Anrll li sit Ijl HaltffVlM t..
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Joe Poklm The Tailor
Makes the best fitting clothes at 5 per cent leal
: than any other house on the Facias Coast. Bet
j prices:
! Pants ML Suits
to Order MPS. t0 order
#3.50 JH $1000
4.50 &WMF
5.00 MM 15.50
6.00 WW 17.50
7.00 myk 20.00
8.00 v i 1 25.00
9.00 30.00
■The Arm of JOE POHEIM is the largest ln the
i United States. Rules for aelf.measuremeaf
and samples ot cloth sent free.
201 and 203 Montgomery St., cor. Bush
lit and 816 Market St mo and 1112 Market St
SAN FRANCISCO
, iSi Fourteenth at., Oakland.
i 60S and »0« X St., Saeramentet 11
| MlJoutb gKiuj fhVJ*. Ajigiiai, I
Klondyke
The Real Thing
You Cam Get Some of It
Right Here at Home
The Herald has secured from Mr. J. I. Clements
some of the gold nuggets brought down by him from
the Klondyke diggings, and offers to its subscribers and
advertisers the following unique premiums:
l Five OuDces of !
I Gold Nuggets 1
Sealed in a glass jar and displayed in the window of
The Herald Counting Room, 222 West Third street,
are five ounces of Klondyke gold nuggets. No man
knows how many particles of gold there are in this jar.
Can you guess ?
Here Is Your Chance
Each subscriber (new or old) to The Daily Herald who
pays his subscription in advance (75 cents per month) is
entitled to one guess for each month thus prepaid.
Each subscriber (new or old) to the Weekly Herald who
pays his subscription one year in advance (Si.OO), is en
titled to one guess.
There is no extra charge for the paper and you get a
guess at the nuggets gratis.
These guesses, together with the time of filing, will be
carefully recorded. On Wednesday, December Ist, the
jar will be opened and the nuggets counted in public. If
the exact number shall have been named by more than
one party, the nuggets will be divided equally by weight
between them. If the exact number shall not have been
guessed, the award will be made to the one making the
nearest approximation. If several guessers hit upon the
nearest approximation, the gold will be divided equally
among them.
Subscribe for THE Herald and see what kind of a
guesser you are.
Another Offer
Sealed in a glass phial are
I Two aid a Half Ounces ?k
1 of Grains of Gold |
This will be awarded to advertisers in the Classified
Columns of The Herald.
Each person who inserts an advertisement of three lines
or more, and pays cash over the counter at the rate of 5
cents per line, shall be entitled to one guess for each 15
cents paid. These guesses will be on the number of parti
cles in the phial, and this gold will be awarded to the best
guesser or guessers on the same basis as announced above,
and at the same time.
If you don't capture the larger premium you may
get the smaller one, and either is worth having. The
gold is guaranteed to be from Klondyke and its assay
value is $18 per ounce.
N. B.—All persons connected with The Herald
establishment, and their relatives, are barred from this
guessing contest.
Herald Publishing Co.
222 West Third St. Los Angeles, Cal.

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