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SANTA CRUZ, Cai~, June 14.— The
event of this day was not on the
water. It was a function. Tne
merry and beautiful young Queen
gathered ncr people about her and
gave the note to music and bade them
dance. To be sure the water carnival went
forward afternoon and night, according to
an elaborate programme, but the event
happened in the pavilion— the pavilion
that was built in six days.
And that is another thing that sets a
halo around the monumental respect that
every visitor to the carnival must from
this time cherish for Santa Cruz. Here,
in an immense building that rose from its
postholes to its weather-vane in six days,
was presented to-night a fitting compli
ment to that never-to-be-forgotten picture
under the stars on the San Lorenzo. A
ballroom that might easily represent the
artistic energy of months if the fact was
not known that a sandlot here spread it
self away to the water a few days ago, pre
sented an interior of finished beauty and
brilliant illumination, to say nothing of
the goodly company in its ballroom finery.
The immense room is completely swathed
in yellow and gold. From the center of
the ceiling the carnival colors, in alternate
wide stripes, fall down in even festoons,
caught and held in place by an immense
fishnet that spreads over the whole ex
panse. From the center of the building,
too, hang festoons of incandescent lamps,
extending the length of the building,
caught up, however, at frequent intervals.
Arc lights are swung from the ceiling,
twenty-one of them making the hall quite
as light as it would be with the roof off at
midday under a cloudless sky.
At the further end of the room from the
entrance has been built the Queen's throne
— a raised dais, with gilded chair under an
ample canopy of yellow satin ribbons —
where swing another battery of incandes
cent lights and four colored Venetian
lamps. Stations are fixed at the side of
the Queen's chair for her immediate attend
ants, and in front is a broad area, also
raised above the floor, for the seating of
the guests of honor. \
It is now -9:30 o'clock. Hastings' band
has been' entertaining a throng on the
river and the illuminated . floats are there,
but alas, the Queen is not, and those who
would be with her where she leads are here,
here in great numbers. The ; lights are all
•blaze and the guests on the floor and in
the balcony are all on the tiptoe of ex
pectancy. At last the doors swing open
and a troop of flower girls enter with their
frocks full of roses. In their yellow dresses
they move down the white floor—it is a
broad expanse of white canvas over which
they strew the roses in the path in which
, the Queen is to follow. She 'is coming in
the " splendor of her I royal ball robe and
with all her brilliant company, to the slow
measure : of a march. As . they [ approach
the: center of the room all the electric
lights are ' suddenly turned : oat , and ' four
calcium lights throw their color shafts full
upon the company. As they move for
ward the color changes continually, mak
ing a very beautiful picture. :
* General Dimond conducted the : Queen
and led her up to her throne. The royal
party .took their places as indicated, and
then ,the : grand march took • place, ' still
under the changing colored calcium lights.
It was all of that high order ;of spectacle
in keeping in each of the carnival events. -.
Roncovieri ; was at his best, and started
the ball - with that spirit ' that • only good
music can. All through the evening , the
most picturesque effects were secured by
the clever ; handling of the lights. All the
fancy dances were carried through under
the play of the four calciums.; Credit for .
all of this is," of . course, due .to the [ com
mittees, and chiefly to Charles R. Tidball,
who superintended the decorations. It was
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he also who did the same at Santa Barbara.
Following are the committees:
Reception — Hon. J. P. Smith, G. Bow
man, Mayor Robert Effey, John R. Chace,
William T. Jeter, James McNeil, F. Barson.
Floor — Richard Thompson, director; H.
A. Linscott, W. D. Haslam, Ralph M.
Thompson, Dr. A. H. Bailey, J. R. Wil
liamson, F. W. Ely, Frank Hoffman, W.
A. McGuire, J. A. McGuire, Tully Ware,
F. W. Swanton.
The order of dances was as follows:
Grand inarch, "Santa Cruz Carnival"
Alf Roncovierl
Respectfully dedicated to Mrs. J. Phillip Smith.
Waltz, "Espana" Waldteufel
Lancers, '-United States Army" Tobanl
Polka, two step, "Flower Festival," Roncovleri
Schottlsche, "Her Golden Hair Was Still Hang
ing Down Her Back" Rosenfeld
Waltz, "Tbe Sidewalks of -New York" Beyer
Lancers, "University .Songs' ' Moses
Berlin, "The Popular" Mahood
Waltz, "The little Lost Child" Stern
Sebottische, "The Little Alabama Coon"
Mazurka, "La Czarine" Ganna
Lancers. "My Sweetheart" Ijaurendenu
Polka, two step, * 'Del Monte" Roncovleri
Waltz, "Sobre Las Olas" Kosas
Quadrille, "Orpheus" Offenbach
Polka, two step, "Washington Post" Sousa
Waltz, "Santiago" Corbin
York, "Unbezo" Arrilaga
Spanish dance, selected
Polka, -Bella Bocca" Waldteufel
Medley, "American Concert Band"
Of the notables among the guests were:
General Dimond, General Warfield and
Mayor Sutro, of San Francisco, Lieutenant
Stable, in command of the Olympia, and
air of his officers; Lieutenant Frank A.
Brooks, adjutant commanding the Naval
Battalion of California; James D. Phelan
of San Francisco, General Chadbourne,
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Fair, Mr. and Mrs.
Nappenbush, Mr. and Mrs. H. Fisher,
George P. Wetmore, W. H. Spaulding R.
M. Welch, Sanford Stoddard, H. P. Sonntag
and party. Fred C. Crooke, C. W. Abey,
Victor Duboce, Clement Bennett. George
T. Bromley, John W. Bourdette, Howard
Smith, John D. Spreckels, Carroll Cook,
L. R. Lazalere and wife, Will E. Fisher
and wife, Judge Conlan and wife," Frank
Stone, David Ritz, William Bunker, Dr.
Cecil M. Dennis, Mr. Dunphyand family,
W. J. Sullivan, George Seibe, W. S. Kin-
Bey, Mrs. N. Wallace, Miss Addie Mahan.
Mrs. Florence L. Walker and Miss Walker,
Jackson Crooks and . wife, V Colonel Ko
walsky, Miss Louise Burke, Miss Myra
O'Brien, Mrs. Alex Mcßean, Mrs. S. F.
Cartwright, Miss Ivy French, Miss Beatrice
Boston, Mrs. Sloper. T. H. Good
man, Colonel Andrews, Mr. and
Mrs. J. P.* Smith, ex-Mayor Bowman
and wife, Judge Logan and wife,
ex-Mayor W. T. Jeter and wife, Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Chace, Major and Mrs. F. Mc-
Laughlin, Mr. and Mrs. James . McNeil,
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ely, Mr. and Mrs. C.
E. Lindsay, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Haslam,
Dr. and Mrs. T.W. Druilliard.Mr. and Mrs.
F. ; W. Swanton, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Lilly,
Mr. and Mrs. R. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Ted tall, Mr. and Mrs. W. Schurz,
Mr. and Mrs. William Vahlberg, Mr. and
Mrs. Wallace Morton, ; Dr. and Mrs.
C. W. ;'. Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. 1 Frank
Mattison, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Linscott,
Mr. and Mrs. J. ( Coope, Mr. and Mrs!
J. v Dickinson, Mr. and Mrs. •W. H.
Lamb, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Van Clerk, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Weber, Mr. and . Mrs/Charles
Lysle, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. , Sullivan, Mr.
and Mrs. H. E. Irish, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Linscott, f Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hihn, •• Mr*,
and Mrs. W.T. Kearney, Mr. and Mrs. f!
Robinson, Mr. and \ Mrs. J. H. Horsnyder
Mr. and Mrs. . L. Hihn, Mr. , and - Mrs: r!
Miller, Mr. and . Mrs. J. F. Wood, Miss
Mabel Meade, Mr. \ . and : Mrs. J.
Crooks, ; Mr. and Mrs. ;G. Staffler, ; Mr.'
and Mrs. Oscar Kron, Dr. and Mrs. C. H.
Bulson.Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Matthews. Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Cunningham, Dr.' Alex
Bailey, Mayor j Effey; t, Ed Derey, Harry
. Linscott, E. /I. .Crane, ;. Harry Wanzer,
James Williamson, i William Williamson,
Oscar Foster,' William Magaire, John Ma- I
quire, ; Edward Evans, W. •E. * Miller, Dr. I
{Sketched for « The Call » by Ka tiler.]
Wier, H. T. Liliencrantz, Fred McPher
son, Foster Young, Ralph Raymond, Z.
Barnet, Milton Pray, Arthur ,Peyton,
Everett Chace, Talbot Ware, Reuben
Pringle, Clem Ward, J. E. Kidd, Charles
Town, W. Stice, Ed Sharon, Mrs. Ernest
Cotton, Mrs. A. A. Kylor, Mrs. F. Stani
ford Gilroy, Mrs. Lucy TJ. McCann, Mrs. I.
H. Raymond, Mrs. J. Lewis Gilroy, Mrs.
J. D. Chace, Mrs. J. Williamson, Misses
Marion Jewett, E. D. Chanmore, Mary
Jamison, Lillian Ray, Annie Sullivan,
Mabel Sullivan, Minnie Sullivan, L. Wil
bur, Blanche Terrill, Agnes Boston, May
Gardner, Lyda Pixley, P. Makinny, Clara
Hubbel, Lucy McCann, Bessie Haslam,
Sadie Barson, Belle Nantz, Kittie Riddell,
May Linscott, Jane Gallagher, Mabel
Drennon, Edith Wilbur, Maud Jen
kins, Grace Smith, Helen Barbier, Jennie
Graham, Geneva Kelsey,Minnie Druilllard,
Georgie Skinner, Dora Drennon, Mabel
Scott, Maud Scott, Annie Garnet,
Eva Roff, Alice Farnham, Rich
ard Thompson, John Halsted, J. L.
Halsted Jr., R. M. Thompson, G. W. Ham
mer, G. M. Stolp, Harry Goodall, Varney
W. Gaskill, W. H. Bryon, Miss Nellie
Boyd, J. W. McElroy, R. R. Bridge, Will
Ashe, W. E. Elliott, Mrs. Allie Curritt, J.
G. Dinkelspiel. Mrs. J. B. Lewis, Mrs. F.
A. Hihn, Mrs. F. W. Swanton, Miss Mabel
Chase, Mi3s Nellie Gallagher, Miss Ivy
Queen Anita's gown of white and gold
brocade waa described yesterday. She
looked altogether charming in it. It was
cut en traine, low corsage with belt of
jewels, and the front of the skirt draped
with jeweled lace. She wore on her breast
the Catherine Parr jewels. Her mantel was
royal purple velvet trimmed with gold and
ermine. The Queen did not dance, but
freely mingled with her people in the
As for the maids, Miss Josie Turcot wore
white satin and pearl trimmings; Miss
Mabel Chace, white silk, with white
feathers in her hair; Miss Ethel Bert
Morey wore Nile green, as did also Miss
Minnie Cope; Miss Anna Linscott wore
yellow Bilk; Miss Edith Pixley and Miss
Hedwig Buss wore pale pink, with pink
chiffon trimmings; Miss Beatrice Boston
and Miss Nellie Nixon wore white silk;
Miss Jennie Hughes wore baby-blue India
silk, chiffon and bands of pearl trimming,
with a blue feather in her hair. All the
maHs had their hair powdered.
Mrs. J. P. Smith was dressed in pink
satin with black trimmings, corsage decol
lete, exquisitely trimmed with lace, a
diamond necklace and diamonds in her
Miss Agnes McLaughlin wore black vel
vet, corsage low, hair Grecian — a very
striking costume.
Mrs. Jackson Crooks wore beaded white
brocaded satin en train, trimmed with sil
ver and ostrich tips.
[Sketched by a "CaU" artist.]
Mrs. Charlie Fair wore black satin with
net overdress, skirt edged with pink roses,
corsage low, with magnificent diamond
necklace — a very elegant costume.
Mrs. John R. Chace wore white India
silk, corsage elaborately trimmed with
chiffon. Mrs. Fred Swanton wore a
charming gown of white satin. Mrs. Judge
Logan wore black silk with lace in jets.
Mrs. Burke wore white silk, ornamented
with carnation pinks. Mrs. F. A. Hihn
wore white silk crepe. Mrs. Pearl Haslam
wore yellow silk with pearl trimmings,
made empire. Mrs. Dr. Horsnyder wore
white brocaded satin and Miss Maud Hoff
man pale-blue silk.
The Naval Reserves have been having
just a high old time on their outing with
the Olympia. They are on shore to-night,
with leave of absence until to-morrow
morning at 7 o'clock. They came on shore
this morning and with the regulars of the
great warship formed a procession which
marched through the city, led by the
Queen's escort on horseback, the dazzling
habiliments of the latter contrasting
sharply with the somber uniforms of the
men-of-warsmen — a contrast as sharp as
are customs of to-day with those of
medieval times.
The procession was formed in two de
tachmeuts, the regulars in their plain blue
and carrying no arms marching in front
and the reserves in full uniform and carry
ing guns bringing up the rear. It marched
over the same ground as the others that
have preceded and provoked as much en
thusiasm along the line. The reserves are
extremely well satisfied with their outing.
Commander Stahle is in excellent humor
with his men. In an interview to-night he
said the men went aboard and took charge
of the big warship on Wednesday night
and sailed at noon Thursday. The men
performed every duty of the voyage just as
is required of the regulars. They made a
perfectly successful run and dropped
anchor here at 6:30 last night. The men
behaved well for an initial outing. None
of the men were even seasick.
Lieutenant, Turner of D, Cap
tain Douglass of Company C and Captain
Dennis of Company B all speak in the
same satisfied terms. As for the men they
are too proud for anything.
"We were set at work cleaning brass,
and kept the ship in trim all the way
down," said one of them to-night. ">fone
of us were seasick, although the ship rolled
heavily much of the way, especially com
ing over the bar. This morning we were
put through a drill on shipboard."
The Olympia is in charge of a detail from
Company D, Lieutenant Turner, to-day
and to-night. Thousands of people visited
her during the day, and the owners of
small boats coined money in carrying
them out. The Dowager Queen and the
maids of honor spent the afternoon on
Aquatic Contests That Cause Far More
Amusement Than Excitement for
the Spectators.
SANTA CRUZ, Cal., June 14.— The
aquatic events on the lagoon during the
afternoon were of an amusing rather than
an exciting character, and the crowd as
sembled was kept in good humor by the
tub, swimming and other contests. The
American Concert band rendered fine
music during the entire afternoon. Many
decorated boats were on the river. Messrs.
James O. Wanzer, T. A. Sweeney, Captain
W. H. Gatrell and Charles P. Clark were
the committee in charge of the exercises.
Following are the winners in the various
contests :
Double-scull race, one mile — First prize,
$25, Dutra brothers; second, gold medal,
Washburn and Faraola.
Canoe race, one mile— First prize, $5,
Frank Wash burn; second, George King.
Swimming race, 100 yards— First prize,
gold medal, Clyde Hawthorne; second,
silver medal, Jesse Wood.
Swimming race, for boys under 15 years,
100 yards— First prize, $3, Guy Burroughs;
second, $2, Orville Burroughs.
Tub race— First prize, $5, Charlie Wash
burn ; second, $2 50, Orville Burroughs.
The single-scull race and fisherman's
race take place to-morrow afternoon, the
former on the river and the latter on the
The Union League and Half-million
Club excursion train was delayed and did
not arrive until after 10 o'clock. They ar
rived, however, in time to take part in the
festivities of the night.
Departure of the Half-Million Club Ex
cursion for the Santa Crux
Water Carnival.
The Half-million Club excursion train,
consisting of four passenger coaches and
dining-car attached, left Third and
Townsend streets at 4:30 o'clock yesterday
afternoon bound for the Venetian carnival
at Santa Cruz. A second section of the
train left the Oakland mole at 5:30 o'clock
to go by the way of Niles and pick up a
number of the club's straggling members
who are rusticating in that locality.
The two divisions meet at San Jose and
consolidate, the train reaching the city by
the sea in time for the evening's enter
tainment to be witnessed by the members
of the party.
In response to numerous requests re
ceived from Senator Burk and J. P. Smith,
members of the executive committee,
Brigadier-General R. H. Warfield and
staff, consisting of Lieutenant-Colonel J.
G. Giesting, Lieutenant-Colonel G. F.
Hanson, the staff surgeon ; Major Duboce,
the staff inspector; Major F. F. Follis, the
quartermaster; Major W. A. Halstead, the
commissary ; Major H. Hosmer, inspector
of rifle practice ; Major Charles E. Murphy,
the staff engineer; Major C. H. Evans,
signal officer, and Captain S. L. Napthaly,
will all join the Half-million excursion
and attend the carnival.
The military men make a striking ap
pearance in their new dress uniforms, and
they undoubtedly will cause quite a sensa
tion upon their arrival in Banta Cruz.
The members of the Half-million Club
will be given a reception I>y the executive
committee of the fete upon their arrival,
and General Wartield and staff will be en
tertained by General Dimond and staff,
who will meet them in military style, in
full uniform, at the depot.
The members of both parties will remain
in Santa Cruz until the last event on the
carnival programme is ended. The can
will remain on the side track near the
depot, and be used as a hotel during their
stay, as it is impossible to procure accom
modations for so large a party with the
city in its crowded condition.
Rich Yield* of Gold in a Mine Thought
to lie Valueless.
SPOKANE, Wash., June 14.— The War
Eagle Mining Company has declared a
dividend of $50,000, or 10 cents a share.
This mine is situated in the Trail Creek
district, north of Spokane. A year ago it
was a prospect. The promoters had taken
bonds on it and tried in vain to sell tha
property for $15,000.
Finally Patsy Clark formed a company
of Spokane men, who divided the stock
among themselves at 6 cents a share.
They bonded the mine, did some develop
ment work and opened up a bonanza. The;
first month's ore shipments paid for the
mine and all improvements. The present
dividend is, therefore, clear profit on tha
investment. It represents three months'
limited shipments over an almost impass
able mountain road.
A Suit it rowing Out of the Ainnlee Lum
ber Company Failure.
PORTLAND, Or., June 14.— A verdict
for the defense was rendered by a jury in,
the United States Circuit Court to-day in
the suit of the Nevada Bank of San Fran
cisco against the Portland National BanJc
and George W« Hazen, cashier, to recover
$21,000 for alleged false representations
concerning the credit of the Ainslee Lum
ber Company, which failed for a half
million dollars in July, 1892.
The Nevada Bank claimed that through,
the representations of Hazen it loaned the
Ainslee Lumber Company $21,000 only a
few days before the failure. The Portland
National Bank and other banks of this city
were victimized by the Ainslee Lumber
Company to the extent of $400,000.
Inquest at San liafaei.
SAN RAFAEL, Cal., June 14.— The in
quest on Carl Gassmus, who was found
floating at old Sausalito, was concluded
this morning, the jury finding that he
came to his death from poison taken with
suicidal intent.
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