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Secret Contracts Being Made
With San Joaquin
One of the Methods to Be Used
Against the Competing
Valley Road.
How the Matter Is Viewed by a
Prominent Merchant of the
Locality Affected.
Engrossed as C. P. Huntington's mind
must necessarily be with the attempt to
Dass a funding bill in Congress and to win
the suit pending in the Federal court in
this City to prevent a reduction in rates
by the State Railroad Commission, he has
still found time apparently to formulate a
plan by means of which he expects to con
trol a considerable portion of the trans
portation business of the San Joaquin
Valley for some time to come, in spite of
the advent of the Vulley road in that sec
tion of the State.
From a gentleman who is a large grain
grower and prominent in commercial
circles in the San Joaquin Valley and who
is now on a visit to this City, it is learned
that the Southern Pacilic Company now
has, and for some time has had, a large
corps of solicitors throughout the San
Joaquin Valley at the points which the
Valley road will touch, whose business it
is to make transportation contracts with
the large shippers of grain, as well as with
the more prominent merchants.
These contracts, according to the state
ment of tne gentlemen named, are drawn
for three years, provide for all transporta
tion business being done exclusively with
the Southern Pacific, and in return for this
the railroad company makes special rates,
considerably lower than those now in
The wort of these solicitors is done in a
quiet and exceedingly cautious manner.
For this course there are two gooa reasons.
assigned. It is, of course, a most impor
tant requisite that the intending competi
tor of the Southern Pacific shall not be
made aware of what is beine done in this
direction, in order that the desired object —
that of freezing out this competitor from
its due share of business — may be accom
A further reason, and one not less
important, is that the contracts thus made,
giving as they do a lower rate to some
persons than are given to the general
public, are a violation of that clause of the
State constitution which prohibits dis
crimination in rates, reading as follows:
No discrimination in charges or facilities for
transportation shall be made by any railroad
or other transportation company between
places and persons, or the facilities for the
transportation of the same classes of freight or
passengers within the State or coming from or
going to any other State.
So carefully have the emissaries of the
Southern Pacific carried on their opera
tions that tneir work has not attracted
public attention heretofore, although they
have been at work for some weeks.
The Call's informant, for obvious rea
sons, does not desire to have his name di
vulged, as he was one of those approached
by an agent of the Southern Pacific. He
declined their overtures, however, as he
realized, he said, what would be the result
if the machinations of this corporation
were furthered by those whom the San
Joaquin road is designed to deliver from
the bondage of the Southern Pacific Com
pany. That this gentleman understands
the full import of the scheme of the Hunt
ington monopoly is shown in the words in
which he expressed himself.
"I cannot understand," he said, "how
any man with sound sense can be induced
to bind himself to the Southern Pacific
Company at this critical period for three
years. Surely every one wbo ships a
pound of freight out of the valley must
understand that any favors that are
granted, or appear to oe granted, by the
Souther Pacific at this time are simply
proffered in order that the path and
progress of the competing road now near
ing completion may be made difficult and
its operation, if possible, unprofitable.
"They seemingly do not realize that this
is not one of those projects that, owing to
the lack of capital, is likely to be bought
or controlled by Huntington & Co. They
lose sight of the fact that its head and
most enthusiastic projector is a man who
has undertaken to give the people of Cali
fornia a genuine competing railroad ; that
ne and his associates have the necessary
capital, perseverance and ability to cope
with the great monopoly, and, what is
more, have the desire and determination
to win victory in this great battle of
money, brains and principle.
"If the people of the San Joaquin Val
ley make any combination with the South
ern Pacific Company that is designed to
tamper or interfere in any way with the
progress and prosperity of the San Fran
cisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway
they will simply be thwarting tho efforts
of those whose interests are very closely
allied to their own, and any injury that
may result to the Valley road will be
reflected and intensified among them
selves. For the good reputation of the
valley, for its future welfare, for the wel
fare of the State, I should be extremely
sorry to learn that this latest scheme con
cocted by the Southern Pacific to retain its
monopolistic grip on the richest section of
the State is even partially successful."
New Plan of Campaign Adopted by the
Women* Christian Temperance
PLEASANTON, Cal., May 9.— The Ala
meda County Christian Temperance Union
will hold a school of methods here next
Monday and Tuesday, when it is expected
there will be quite a gathering of noted
women present. The officers of the county
organization are: President, Mrs. N. Joli
don; vice-preaident-at-large, Mrs. Lydia
A. Prescott; corresponding secretary, Mrs.
Mary Bartlett; recording secretary, Mrs.
Alice E. Bangs; treasurer, Mrs. Hattie
McMath; auditor, Mrs. Grace M. Kimball.
The meeting will open Monday afternoon
with a symposium on "Why Woman
Should Have the Ballot." Among the
speakers there will be Miss Sarah Sever
ance, State superintendent of franchise;
Mrs. Alice StocKer, president of the Ala
meda County Political Eqality Club;
Mrs. E. <i. Green, State evangelist; Mrs.
G. F. Singer, of Chicago and Mrs. Lydia
Prescott, county superintendent of fran
In the evening "The Eleventh Amend
ment" will be considered by Miss Sarah
Severance; "Suffrage in Its Relation to
Philanthropy." by Mrs. Rev. Alfred Dock
ing; "Who Are the Women That Want
the Ballot?" by Mrs. Nellie Biissing
On Tuesday the subject to be considered
will be "The Importance of the Social
Purity Department," which will be opened
by Dr. Annie Miller; "Social Purity," by
Mrs. J. E. Russell; "What Can I Do tb
Promote Social Purity?" Mrs. A. Brad
shaw; "Promotion of Purity," Mrs. Mary
A. Teats; "How to Conduct a Parlor
Meeting," Mrs. J. H. Rhodes; "The Re
lation of Parlor Meetings to the W. C. T.
U.," Mrs H. H. Luse; "Plan of Work for
Sunday-schools," Mrs. Hattie McMath.
During the afternoon Mrs. Treffay will
consider the question, "Are the Children
Neglected?" Mrs. H. C. Ingram on,
"\\ hat Is It to Me?" and "Scientific Fa
mily Culture," by Mrs. E. G. Greene. "The
Juvenile Work" will be considered by
Miss Mabel Palmer; "Our Children," by
Mrs. Veva Dunham. The illustrated lec
ture, "The House We Live Tn," by Mrs.
Nellie Eyster, will be given especially for
mothers and the young people.
The school will close with an address
Tuesday evening on "The Child and the
State,""by Mrs. E. C. Greene, state super
intendent of mothers' meetings.
Annual Congress to Meet in Los
Angeles on August n
This Year.
Steps Being Taken to Prepare Statis
tics of the Race in the United
The Afro-American Congress will meet
at Los Angeles August 11. President Mor
ton issued the following call yesterday:
San Francisco, May 9, 1896.
To the members of the A fro-A neriecM Lt agues of
California : Pursuant to a resolution adopted
by the Afro-American Congress August tJ, 1895,
you are hereby notified that the second an
nual congress "of the Afro-American leagues
of this State will convene in the city of Los
Angeles on Tuesday, Augun 11, lS9«i, at, 1
p. M., and continue in afternoon and evening
sessions until the business of the congress is
Tnder section 9 of the constitution you are
entitled to one delegate for every tifteen mem
bers of your league to represent the several
leagues in the annual congiv>-
It is highly important for each league to ob
tain and furnish the delegates with the statis
ties ot the race, to be prepared with rs much
accuracy as possible, giving the population of
the county from which the delegates come and
in which" the league is located — that is, the
total number of men, women and children m
the race in each county; the number engaged
in business pursuits, their different occupa
tions; the number of property-owners, the es
timated value of property owned by tnem, and
any other data that may 'lie important for tha
members of the congress to possess, and that
can be used to the advantßgfi of tiie race his
torically. This is a very important mutter,
and it is most earnestly urged upon the differ
ent leugues the necessity of obtaining these
statistics and providing the delegates with
them for use by the congrt---.
All leagues organized in the State before the
assembling of the congress, Republican in
politics, and who are in sympathy and accord
with the objects, purpose* and aims of the
Afro-American leagues of this State, are
hereby requested to send delegates to the con
gress to represent their respective leagues, in
accordance with the provisions herein enum
erated, under which leagues already estab
lished will be represented.
Original credentials must be furnished to
the delegates, and a ropy of same, prop'-rly at
tested, forwarded to T. \V. Troy, secretary, 715
East Third street, Los Angeles", Cal., who will
make up the roll for the eoojCffi
We call upon our clergy aud the press and
every friend of the race to do all iv their
power to make this coming congre c s a grand
success in every particular, and thus ben 'tit
in a most practical way a race that is loyal to
the Government and true to every Instinct
and aspiration of liberty. Every member of
the race should regard" it as his duty, even
though some self-sacrifice be necessary, to at
tend the sessions of this congress if possible.
We are ambitious to fill places of honor and
trust, and this should be coupled with the
faculty to administer public affairs. Our peo
ple deserve some recognition politically, and
we must by numbers and a united effort de
mand that -we shall not be overlooked in the
iuture as we have been in the past.
T. B. Morton. President,
J. P. Hr.MMKits. Secretary,
Afro-American Leagues of Caliioruia.
The congress will be composed of dele
gates from the following organizations:
Los Angeles County — J. C. Jackson, presi
dent; wyjiam Prime, secretary,
Pasadena— A. j. Roberts, president; T. W.
Troy, secretary; L. C. Young, corresponding
secretary; T. J. Geary, president; J. Bunch,
secretary; all in lx>s Aneeles County.
Cottonwood, Shasta County — Krank Wil
liams, president; Wilson Bolding, secretary.
Dos i'alos, Merced County — Key. A. N. Hau
man, president; Robert Jlines, secretary; T.
B.Morton, president; Abraham Strainer, sec
retary, San Francisco.
Fresno County— J. M. Bridges, president;
George W. Gray, secretary.
Anderson League, Shasta County — Rev.
James Greer, president; A. D. Cherry, sec
Riverside County League —R. G. Lamor,
president; I). S. Stokes, secretary, Riverside.
San Benito County League— Scott Gilmore,
president; Joseph Parks, secretary, Hollister.
Chico League— Peter Powers, president.
Redding League— F. A. Sample, president;
R. H. A. Johnson, secretary.
San Bernardino League— M. C. Rouce, presi
dent; William H. Duncan, secretary.
Redlands League— Rev. J. H. Clisby, presi
dent; C. H. Rouce, secretary.
Woodlands League — S. H. Hogan, president:
Rev. G. W. Petway. secretary.
Tulare County League— Wiley Eines, presi
Kern County League— R. W. Houston,
president; J. G. Price, secretary, Oakland.
San Joaquin County League — Dudley
Sebree, president; H. A. Collins, secretary,
Alameda County League— Abraham Hol
land, president; J. F. Summers, secretary,
Sauta Clara County League— Jacob Overton,
president; Robert Evans, secretary, San Jose.
Yuba County League — J. C. Jenkins, presi
dent; A. D. Wall, secretary, Marysville.
Red Bluff League — C. E. Christian, president.
Redwood City League— E. Coleman, presi
dent; William Mitchell, secretary.
Hanford League— Charles Stevenson, presi
dent; — Woods, secretary.
Coluta League — George Shuggard, president;
A. E. Drisdom, secretary.
Santa Rosa League — J. H. White, president;
Francis Helton, secretary.
Paso Robles League— Rev. R. H. Hunter,
president; J. C. Roberts, secretary.
"In view of the coming campaign this
session of the congress will be the most
important in its history," said President
Morton yesterday. "There are many
matters of interest not only to ourselves
but the public at large to be considered.
The colored vote in this State now numbers
about 7000, and we feel that it is time some
acknowledgment was made for the good
we have done the Kepublican party."
The Bay State Restaurant.
A large crowd was entertained last even
ing at the Bay State restaurant, 13 and 15
Stockton street, by the proprietor, Max
Adler, and his assistants, the occasion
being the formal opening of the place since
its enlargement. Under Mr. Adler's man
agement this restaurant has acquired such
popularity that he found his old quarters
inadequate to accommodate his trade and
he has added the adjoining store, No. 13,
to his former quarters. In the new part is
located the bar, as well as the gentlemen's
entrance to the main dining-room, which
is located in the rear. The old number is
used for a separate entrance for ladies.
Twenty new private dining-rooms have
been added and the place has been reno
vated and repainted throughout. The Bay
State is famous for such delicacies as frogs'
legs, terrapin, etc., also for broiled steaks
and chops, ana is well patronized by epi
cures who appreciate the excellence of the
A Brother of the Cardinal of
Westminster Is in the
The Churchman Received With Great
Distinction in Australia — Will Ec
Here Some Time.
Among the distinguished arrivals here
yesterday by the steamer Monowai was the
Very Rev. Prior Vaughn of Manchester,
England, wbo has been making a tour of
the Australian colonies, and who Mas been
received everywhere with great considera
tion ana courtesy.
Very Rev. Prior Vaughn is the brother
of the Cardinal Archbishop of West
minster and is the cousin of Sir Charles
The Very Rev. Prior Vaughn, Brother of the Cardinal of Westminster, and His
Secretary, Gerald Petre, Kclativc of the Duke of >orthrup.
[Sketched from life by a "CaU" artisL]
Wolseley. His younger brother, Colonel
Vaughn, Sir Charles Wolseley and othor
relatives are connected by marriage with
American families.
The notable churchman is accompanied
on his travels by Gerald Petre, a cousin of
Lord Petre, and who is aiso a connection
of the Duke of Norfolk.
The prior is a striking appearing man of
upward of 50 years, with a full, serious, vet
open countenance. Mr. Petre, who, the
prior said, had Kindly consented to accom
pany him and act as his secretary, is also
a man distinguished in appearance.
The gentlemen are at the Occidental in
company with several ministers of the
Episcopal church, who were fellow pa -
sengers on the Monowai. They will prob
ably spend some little time in California,
The prior dictated the following in re
card to where he and Mr. Petre had been
"We have visited all the Australian
colonies and have been received witn great
distinction by the leading men of the colo
nies, Governors and others, as well as the
heads of all the church?*."
This is the first time, he said, that he
had been on American soil. He referred
to Colonel Vaughn, his younger brother,
and to Sir Charles Wolseley, his cousin,
and other relatives who were connected by
marriage with American families.
"I have conceived a high estimate of the
American people," he said, "and am look
ing forward with great interest and lively
expectation of finding ideals realized on
this trip through America."
The distinguished churchman has ad
dressed many large audiences in Australia.
He is a very eloquent and impressive
Abe Marks, Three Weeks Old,
Had Two of Them on His
Right Hand.
The Superfluity Was Amputated by
Dr. Weil at the Receiving
A baby boy, three weeks old, with two
thumbs on his right hand was a subject
of great interest at the Receiving Hospital
yesterday morning.
The baby, Abe Marks, was taken to the
hospital by his mother, Mrs. Marks, who
lives at 364 Minna street. He is a bright
little fellow, healthy and strong. His
father died a few days after nis birth.
Mrs. Marks told Dr. Weil that after the
baby was born she noticed the two thumbs
Abe Marks, the Infant Phenomenon,
Whose Specialty Until Yesterday Was
the Possession of Three Thumbs.
on bis right band. It worried her so to
think that he would be deformed for life
that she had called at the hospital as soon
as she was able to see what could be done.
Dr. Weil said the best thing to do would
be to amputate the unnecessary thumb.
It would leave a slight scar for life, but
that would be much better than having
the two thumbs.
Mrs. Marks consented to the operation
and it was quickly performed by Dr. Weil.
The baby bore the operation like a veteran
and scarcely made a whimper.
The accessory thumb, which was ampu
tated, grew out in a straight line from the
metacarpal bone and was of perfect shape
and as long as the other.
Dr. Weil says that physical phenomena
of thu nature are not by any means rare.
Suits Against Mr*. Lucy Anzerali Hoyte
and Her Husband for Service*
and Printing.
The career of Mrs. Lucy Auzerais Hoyte
as a professional actress has reached that
pomt — common to nearly all Thespians —
where summons to answer actions at law
are of frequent occurrence.
Her recent venture in opening the Al
cazar Theater with a big company was
apparently not a success, for several suits
have been begun to recover amounts
claimed to be due for professional services,
printing and other things absolutely neces
sary for a theatrical company. Emile
Dreyfous wants $244 for music furnistied
the Hoyte combination, Francis <fc Valen
tine would like $178 for printing, while 8.
Burkes claims that $124 is due him for ser
vices rendered.
C. H. Billings, a Stockton Res
taurant Man, in a
Padded Cell.
His Wife and Four Young Children
Are Left Penniless in a
Strange City.
C. H. Billing*, who imagines himself to
be a multi-millionaire, was found wander
ing about the streets yesterday morning,
and was taken to the City Prison and later
placed in a padded cell in the Receiving
Billings is a restaurant man, and some
time ago, while in Stockton, sola out and
went to Sonora. He opened a restaurant
there, but sold out lately and returned to
He and his wife and foui children arrived
here on Tuesday morning from Stockton.
They stopped at the Occidental Hotel for
two days and then engaged rooms at 303
Jessie street.
His wife had not seen him for two days,
and when she called at the City Prison
yesterday morning with her children In
quiring for him she was astonished to
learn that he was in the insane ward at
the hospital. She could assign no reason
for his mental derangement. To her
knowledge he had not met with any busi
ness reverses, but she could not under
stand where his money had gone and she
and her children were penniless. He had
often told her that he was a distant rela
tive of Millionaire Hillings of Moniana, and
he had come here to see if a part of the
estate had been left him. He also claimed
to be a relative of Josh Billings.
The police had been searching for Bil
lings for two o.' three days. The banks
had complained about him. He had been
sending in checks for fabulous amounts.
A complaint had also been received about
him from Montana, as he had been keep
ing the telegraph wires hot with demands
for his share of the Billings millions,
although notified that he was not a rela
tive. His surplus cash has been spent in
Billings' four children were sent by the
police to the Day Home, on Hayes street,
and the police are helping Mrs. Billings to
find two of her uncles, who live in the
City, so that she can get temporary
shelter with them.
A Novel Ceremony and an Ascension at
the Chutes To-Day.
The big new balloon "Chute 9" was In
flated and tested yesterday, and every
thine seems propitious for her first voyage
this afternoon. All is in readiness for the
christening, which will be an event quite
out of the ordinary for San Francisco.
James Swinnerton will act as godfather,
and the monstrous white airship will soar
aloft with all kinds of eclat.
Miss Leila Adair, the adventurous Aus
tralian aeronaut, who proudly claims the
record-breaking parachute jump of 7000
feet, will be the first to test the new bal
loon, and bhe is naturally most anxious for
a pleasant day, as this will be her first as
cension in America.
The Haight-street grounds will be
opened at 10 o'clock this morning and
things will be in operation till 11 to-night.
— • — «, — •
St. Bernard Dog* Attached.
Sheriff Whelan has added a pair of blooded
St. Bernard dogs to his already large collection
of livestock, and E. P. Schell, their owner, will
be compelled to part with their company until
he produces $19 50 to satisfy a claim held by
Collector Raver. A Deputy Sheriff visited the
dog show on Friday evening expecting to catch
the canines there, but they had been taken
home and were attached yesterday at Schell's
residence, 324 Clsy street.
•—»• — » »
It has been computed by a statistician
that there are now enough paupers in
Great Britain to form, if raYiged four
abreast, a procession considerably over
100 miles in length.
Stylisht.y trimmed abort-back dudes, all col
ors, f 3 50. Adcock's, lo Kearny et, •
Arrival of the Steamship Mono
wai Yesterday From
Captain H. L. Howison to Command
the Oregon— A Mexican War-
Vessel in Port.
The Oceanic steamship Monowai, Cap
tain Carey, arrived yesterday morning
twenty-six days, nine hours and thirty
minutes from Sydney by way of Auckland,
Apia and Honolulu. She brought an un
usually large passenger list, of wiiich the
following named came in the cabin:
John Mills is one of the principal share
holders in the Union steamship line to
which belongs the Monowai. R. V. Web
ster ia a wealthy tea-planter from Ceylon
making a tour of the world. Joseph I.
Sheerin, a prominent architect from Syd
ney who designed all the principal build
ings of that city, is traveling around the
world. W. G. Irwin is the agent of the
Oceanic Steamship Company in Honolulu.
From the passengers of the Monowai de
tails of a wholesale murder of traders and
missionaries by Solomon Island head-hunt
ers are gleaned. The savages are reported
to have butchered tbe crew of a boat from
the trading brig Rio Loge, and at Rubiana
two French and one American trader
were killed. The mission on the island
had been attacked, and the white people
there begged the captain of the steamer
Titus to take them away.
The natives of the Manning Straits isl
ands are fierce and cruel, like those of the
Solomon group, and are given to cannibal
ism. Recently they lured ashore the
crews of two small trading-schooners and
put the luckless sailors to death. At
Southwest Bay, on Tounan Island, a mis
sionary named Boyd and one companion
were missing, and it is thought they have
been murdered. A number of trading
posts were found sacked and destroyed.
On the island of Nusa in the Bismarck
Archipelago a few weeks ago a chief
named Balek, who was known as a cruel
murderous man, fell into the hands of a
band of savages. He was sneared to death,
and his body roasted and eaten. The
feast lasted several hours.
The Mexican war vessel Zaragoza arrived
yesterday from Mazatlan. The following
are her officers :
Commander, Miguel Pozo; first lieutenant,
Cristobal Gonzalez Frances Ochoa; second
lieutenant, JoseServin; sublieutenants, Albert
Zenteno, Jose K. de Caceres, Francisco Riva
deneyra, Iroge A. I'ahner; midshipmen, Fristan
fannies, LuU K. I. mures, Leopoldo Tourzan,
Antonio Ortega VgnacJo Fores, Jose Melaa,
Jesus Rodrinuez.VincenteSenties.ArturoPuga;
doctor, Carlos Glass; paymaster, Lisaudro
Rocherol Francisco Quihera; first engineer,
George E. Coward; secoud engineer, Angel
Vazguez; second assistant engineers, Pedro
Casson, George E. Howard; third assistant
engineer, Pedro Gutierrez.
The vessel came to anchor off the Union
Iron Works, wxiere she will undergo re
A number of 'change* have been made
among the assignments of naval officers at
Mare Island. Rear Admiral W. H. KirK
land, on waiting orders, has been ordered
to assume command of the navy-yard, re
lieving Captain H. L. Howison, who will
take charge of th« Oregon. Chief Engineer
G. F. Kutz is ordered to be placed on the
retired list July U6. This is at his request !
under the forty-years service lnw. Lieu- ,
tenant N. G. Sargent of the Petrel has ;
been detached and ordered home; Ensign
H. G. Macfarland, from the Concord to
the Bennington ; Passed Assistant Paymas- i
ter Edwin B. Webster, detached from the
Concord and given two months' leave of j
absence; Passed Assistant Paymaster J. S.
Phillips, detached from the Bennington
and given three months' leave.
The steamer Farallon, which sailed from
this port May 7 for Yaquina Bay, re
turned yesterday for repairs, having struck
a rock* off Little River. She was only
slightly damaged.
The battle-ship Oregon left port for
Santa Barbara Coannel yesterday morn
ing. She will begin her trial to-morrow.
Captain Carey of the steamship Mono
wai ana his daughter, Miss Violet Carey,
left for New York yesterday. They will
return in time to sail on the 'Monowai the
latter part of the month.
School teaching seems to be the most
popular of all the fields that are open to
college women. In 18.90 there were in the
United States 735 women who were pro
fessors in colleges and universities.
\ %fWi w\\ Now<9 the
11 *Jli/ j^>_^/| time — here's
9 yzP*. rf W -dr * n c place.
«^J<i2*3:;/ ViiCjZ: We're over-
mSliT" x jl. y £& stocked —
«/^^r*^T weather has
*•$ been against
-1'&//&sj7L U — bound to
* lose .sooner or
later on surplus stocks, so we have decided to
take the loss' now, when you want the gar-
ments, instead of In August. Other bargains
announced in the .Sunday Examiner.
The most complete stock of Shirt Waists In the
city— too many in fact- therefore marked at prices
usually asked at the end of the season— not one
poor style in the entire collection— perfect laundry ;
work— carefully matched yokes— the popular de-
tachable collars— and the desirable Dresden and !
Persian patterns— linen color effects are the
features of this stock. ; L~ „
Soft finish Percale Waists 50c
$1 26 Percale Waists '. 75c
Rose Pattern Dimity Waists, with separate
collars, sold everywhere at SI 75..... ....$1 25
Just one kind mentioned as a sample for. this
week's price-cuttinn— there are Dresden silks with
bishop sleeves— velvet collar and cuffs— lined
throughout— about twenty styles to select from—
98 50 Silk Waist for $6 00
The widest skirts— lined with stiff rustling lin-
ing— t>ound with velveteen— a perfect hanging
garment— made as only tailors can make them —
several new styles of lined jackets— these are great
$10 Serge Dresses.. *6 00 !
$14 Cheviot Dresses $10 00
$16 80 Serge Dresses. $12 50
922 60 Scotch Cheviot Dresses. $16 50
' The most desirable of this season's styles— plain,
fancy and embroidered— impossible to describe
them understanding^— tie seen to be appre-
ciated— not a garment but wnat is worth one-third
more that the price asked—
$18 Cape 5 ........ $13 60 I $7 50 Capes $5 00
$14 Capes $10 00 $5 Capes ....$3 50
$10 Capes $7 60 | $3 60 Capes $175
BLACK FRENCH ARHDRES, (8 incte wide,
assorted patterns - - - - $1.25 Yard
CIES, 20 different designs - - $1.00 Yard
designs) - - 75 C Yard
BLACK FRENCH SERGE, 4S inches wide
- 50c Yard
45 indies wide ------- 50c Yard
We will also exhibit this week an ele-
gant line of NEW BLACK FRENCH CRE-
PONS, prices $1.00 to $4.00 per yard.
Samples Forwarded to Any Address.
111. 113, 115, 117. 119, 121 POST STREET.
t% . r \ v I / X
We have the finest assortment of Russets In this
city, and our prices are the lowest. We have Kus-
sets for men. women and children. We have all
the latest styles, and at popular prices. Yon can
save money by buying from us. This week we are
making a specialty of Ladies' Tan Colored South-
ern Ties, with fine brown cloth tops and very
pointed toes and tips. We will offer them at
per pair, and to see them is to acknowledge their
worth. The stock is the best, the soles are hand-
turned, and they sell regularly for $2 50.
We never forget the little ones at home.
Infants' Tan Kid Button, cloih or kid tops,
sizes 1 to $075
Children's Tan Kid Button, spring heels, sizes
5 to 8 0 75
Children's Tan Kid Button, cloth tops, spring
heels, sizes 5 to 8 00
Children's Tan Goat Button, spring heels,
sizes 7 to 10i/ 2 100
Misses' Tan Goat Button, spring heels, sizes
11 to 2 125
Ladies' Tan Goat Button, spring heels, sizes -
tosi/b 1 50
UTS' Country orders solicited.
Xir Send for New Illustrated Catalogue,
10 Third Street, San Francisco.
ii fa B X^iltoor's
It Is worthy of all confidence. It
cures Consumption, Coughs, Colds,
Asthma, Pneumonia, Influenza, i
Bronchitis, Debility, Wasting Dis- I
eases and Scrofulous Humors.
Be sure, as you value your health, and pet the
genuine, as base imitations, said to be good as
Are attempted to be substituted by unprincipled
dealers. They are not, but lack the peculiar vir-
tues of this preparation. If your Druggist does not
keep it, send direct to A. B. WILBOK, Chemist,
Boston, Mass., the only Manufacturer of this
Invitations, Announcements C»rrt« *>• -t-
and Printed. Correct stv'e i™ J ,' lc " En *™vM
and directions for corrertior?^ m^ 2 ° sam P!^
MEN'S 5U1T5.....": «q on „„
men's shoes: ::::::: * 3 i-" «p
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en^nfi ft ' rinsof Blood. Skin and Nervous !>,«.
Bo^k ,« l },? r * TlUen u tlI , re - OverMyeare'experiei.ce.
s^sar o^r^ 0 " /reeaud
«v J" 1 BOS(;o »! MeSCLTY, M.D.,
99H Kfnmj Street, San Francisco, Cal.
In Remnants of 15 to 5O Feet,
Worth Regularly 150 Der Foot.
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Note— Goods delivered free of charge In Sans*-
Ilto, Blithedale, Mill Valley. Tiburon, San Rafael,
Stockton, Haywards, Vaflejo. Napa, San Lorenro.
Melrose, San Leandro. Oakland, Alameda and
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