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Sl9 Hayes street; open until 9:30 o'clock. 711' JLarkin street: open until 9:30 o'clock. feW corner Sixteenth and Mission streets; open until 9 o'clock. 261Sf Mission street; open until 9 o'clock. IIS Klsth street ; open until 9 o'clock. ' OAKLAND OFFICE: , 808 Broadway. EASTERN OFFICE: P.ooms SI and 82, 34 Park Row, New York City. DAVID M. FOI/TZ, Special Agent. THURSDAY .JULY 9, 1896 THE CALL SPEAKS FOR ALL. i PATRIOTISM, PROTECTION and PROSPERITY. FOB PRESIDENT- WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Obio FOB TICr-PKKSI DENT- GARRET A. HOBART, or New Jersey EJECTION NOVEMBER 3. 1896. Chairman Daniel's speech was decidedly a dull thud. The people ask for work and Democracy offers them wind. Eastern Democrats may not bolt but they are preparing to scatter. It is becoming evident that when local politics opens up it will open up big. Senator Hill declares he doesn't feel sore, but he admits his feelings were hurt. Whitney continues to decline — not the residency — but in public estimation. If the goldbug free-traders bolt there will be no place for them but England. Daniel went to Chicago with a reputa tion as an orator. He will leave it with a valise. If the Populists consent to fuse with any such gang as that at Chicago they deserve to be lost. About this time Senator Teller begins to wonder what he got off for and where he got off at. The Chicago convention has made things look squally for Democracy, but the coun try is all right. There is one sign of improvement in Democracy. It has repented of Cleveland ism and repudiated it. As the platform demands an income tax we have another evidence that Democracy never learns anything. The turning down of Tarpey is another victory for Daggett. The mint seems to be working as a scalp factory. Altgeld is a good boss so far as managing men is concerned, but the work he gets out of them is always a Dad job. Before Monterey celebrates another semi centennial she will be a bigger town and have more room for visitors. The free-trade rooster cannot crow for free silver, and if Democracy, wanta a bird this year she will have to take a goose. When Cleveland raised the dust of the money question to hide the tariff issue he never dreamed that it would obscure him also. Mr. Cleveland may now have himself depicted as the Ancient Mariner, "Alone, alone — all, all alone; alone on the deep, deep sea." Compare the speech of Thnrston at St. Louis with that of Daniel of Chicago and see the difference between eloquence and platitudes. Over in the greenback-using East they know about as much of the question of standard coins as a goat knows of high art in bill posters. About this time the administration has begun to feel very sorry that it ever put the money question to the front to keep people from talking of the fiasco tariff. The Yale boys have the satisfaction of knowing that while they did not win the prize they pulled off an international boat race without a Bquabble and they deserve a medal for that Gold money is good and silver money is good, but without work a man can get neither gold nor silver, and therefore the people demand protection to American in dustry as the first issue in the campaign. Th<» Republican pledge to promote inter national bimetallism is worth more to intelligent advocates of free silver coinage than all the Democrats or Populists could promise though they talked from now till doomsday. All classes of farmers have felt the de pression caused by the overthrow of the protective system, and as a consequence the Populist as well as the Democratic party will see many of its members cast a straight vote on election day for McKin- Jey and protection. There is a report that General Maceo not only passed the Spanish trocha but en tered Havana and took a leisurely stroll a boat the streets; and while the story may not be true the fact that it is current shows what the Havana people think of the situation and of the possibilities that exist in it. A correspondent of the New York ■ Tri bune says that frost 'is an increasing dan ger to the orange industry of Florida, as the records show the "frost line" is stead ily moving - southward in - the State and cold waves are '■ becoming \ severer ' every year. We may yet have to take on our selves the task of supplying all the citrus iiiiU needed ia Una country. SILVER REPUBLICANS. We have received from various parts of 'the State letters from silver Republicans asking how they can support the St. Louis ticket and platform without being adverse to the great cause of bimetallism and free silver. These letters attest in every line the earnestness which marks the character of the true patriot who desires to vote right, and they are, therefore, de serving the attention of the public gen erally. Those who are in doubt on this issue have not read the St. Louis platform clearly, nor do they understand existing conditions rightly. The St. Louis platform does not declare for the gold standard. On the contrary, it pledges the party and its candidate for the Presidency to pro mote international bimetallism. This declaration is certainly not adverse to the movement toward the free coinage of silver. As a matter of fact some ot the most earnest advocates of silver have long advocated just such a course, and all free silver men can consistently support it as a first step toward the accomplishment of what they so much desire. The issue becomes better understood, however, when we consider it in relation to the whole situation. A vote against the St. Louis ticket and platform would be a vote against not only bimetallism by in ternational agreement but against the protective tarin system and American in dustry. It would be a vote against the party of efficient government in favor of the party of bungling and misgovern nient. It would be to turn away from the soldier candidate McKiuley and all that his heroic record in war and peace repre sents, to ally one's self with the crowd ruled by the anarchist Altgeld of Chicago, or the ignorant and sectional Tilman of South Carolina. If we turn from the Nation at large to this State we shall see abundant reasons why all intelligent and conservative busi ness men and workingmen should remain true to the Republican party and give an earnest support to the St. Louis ticket In California the silver question is not an issue. All parties are pledged to it. Re publicans, Democrats, Populists and Pro hibitionists are agreed on that issue. Every candidate for Congress from this State, ho matter on what ticket he runs, will be favorable to free coinage. The di viding issues with us are those of protec tion against free trade and of capable men against incompetency and bungling. The Democratic administration failed as much from weak men as from bad measures. The party could not act together on any subject, and the result was a fiasco in every branch of the Government and in every administrative department. The first issue before us is the restora tion of prosperity, the revival of industry, the employment of idle men and the re establishment at Washington of a Govern ment capable of dealing with great ques tions in a statesmanlike way. When we have provided work for the people, en acted a tariff that will yield a revenue to the Government, turned the balance of trade in our favor and have at the Na tional capital a body of able, resolute and united men to manage the affairs of the Republic, we will be in a position from which we can go forward to bimetallism without danger to our finances or disturb ance to our industries, and it is to that end therefore that all true bimetallists should work during the campaign and vote on election day. ALTGELD'S PLATFORM. Inasmuch as the majority of the dele gates to the Democratic convention went to Chicago for the express purpose of com mitting the party to the free and unlim ited coinage of silver without qualification or safeguards of any kind it is no surprise that the platform speaks upon that ques tion with emphasis. But, on the other hand, it is in the nature of a deli to all the world and implies an independence of the commercial world which our farmers more especially do not want. The Democracy would needlessly antagonize our grain and provision pro ducers in the markets where they sell their surplus produce. Moreover, there is an intimation that, as Mr. Boies pats it. as between all silver and all gold as the metal for redemption-money the first named would be preferable. It will be seen that although the platform declares for the free coinage of both gold and silver it does not necessarily mean bimetallism, since in any event silver must be coined. The difference between the Chicago and St. Louis platforms on that question is clear and distinct. The latter is for the coinage of both metals in a way that their parity as redemption money will be main tained under any and all circumstances. The Wilson-Gorman tariff act is prac tically indorsed. Although the wording of that plank is vague, yet when taken in connection with the declaration on the income-tax question, it is plain to be seen that the idea is to add to the free list and make up the deficit by swamping the Supreme Court, so that a decision favorable to the income tax theory of col lecting revenue may be adopted, which shall be the policy of the Government. The only protection to American labor provided for is such by immigration laws as shall prohibit the landing in this country of competing workingmen of that kind, but meanwhile the gates are to be opened wide to the importation of goods and wares that are produced by pauper labor in other couutriea. The platform contains the usual Democratic glittering but meaningless generalities, and the document shows ibat its making was in new and untried bands. It is just such a declaration of principles as will re quire continued explanation by the party. In short, It is a piece of patchwork through out. NOW FOR THE POPULISTS. Now for the Populist National Conren- tion. It meet* July 22 at St. Louis, and the attendance is likely to , be very, much larger than at either the Republican or Democratic gatherings. The hotels of St. Louis do not expect to be overrun, but keepers of boarding-houses are preparing to reap a bountiful harvest. The old leaders are in favor of the Omaha platform, but some of the younger mem bers want more practical politics and less sentiment. The Omaha, declaration de mands Government ownership of the rail way and telegraph lines; the abolition of the national bank system; the free coinage of silver the resumption of the issuing of greenbacks , the right of the citizen to bor row money of the Government at a nom inal rate of interest; "a : system of ; storage warehouses where farmers may store their grain until satisfactory prices are reached ; postal savings banks, and i free trade in all ■ manufactured goods, but not in farm prod ucts or raw material that is a product of this country. ■ v- -V ' y Mr. Taubeneck, who is the guiding spirit of the Populist party, is of the opinion that the party would ; make " a ' crave > mis take were it to indorse the Chicago nomi nees. Be claimed : that the ' Democrats cannot be trusted to carry out the Populist programme besides, in the one theory of government only the free * coinage of .siiyei axe the. parties at all in harmony,' iSISI&HBffiMSBBSBHHBBHHfcsi THE SAN FRAXCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1896. and it would be an abject surrender of all the Populist party has labored for to in dorse or in any way affiliate with the new Democracy. For once the Populists will show evidence of possessing some sound political sense if they stick to that resolve. DEMOCRACY'S PURPOSE. The speech of Senator J. W. Daniel, tem porary chairman of the convention, voiced the new doctrine of the Democratic party. There were other speakers, but their utter ances were merely sound and fury, signi fying nothing. The principles of the party which had been proclaimed by fifteen pre ceding National Conventions as containing the sum total of the desire of the party's heart were ruthlessly cast aside and Alt geld't tale of woe substituted for them. Mr. Daniel put it well when he said "the party began with tee sunrise in Maine and spread into a sunburst in Louisiana and Texas." When the sun bursts there 1b everlasting darkness, and there is where the once grand and glorious Democratic party lies weeping and wailing and gnash ing its teeth. llow are the mighty fallen ! There was cunning in Altgeld's purpose in selecting Virginia's great orator to pro claim that upon coming to the parting of the ways the Democracy had taken the left-hand road. The occasion needed just such glitteiing generalities and rhetorical rubbish as Mr. Daniel could weave and dig up to divert the mind and cover over the dastardly work. But will there not be "a Daniel come to judgment" by and by, when the spirit of the Democracy of Jef ferson and Jackson cries out for rescue from Altgeld's whited tepulcher? The principles laid down by the father of America's Declaration of Independence, and which were defended by the hero of New Orlean?, rolled into a football by a son of the mother of Presidents for an archists to kick hither and yonl It is not surprising that in sounding the "keynote" of the campaign Mr. Daniel .should lay all the troubles that have come to humanity, including the fall of Adam, at the door of the money question, but it is surprising that a man of his character should become such an abject slave of Alt geld. Mr. Daniel stated to the convention that the commercial failures, industrial in activity, idle workmen and general de pression in recent years all came as the legitimate consequence of the so-called de monetization of silver in 1573, but he knows very well that the tone of business operations of all kinds was generally healthy and that the wage-earners hud plenty of opportunity to employ their skill and energy in all the years between 1873 and the substitution of Democratic free trade for reasonable protection. He knows very well that it is not the "silver question" but the operation of the Wilson- Gorman tariff act that has Kept the busi ness interests of the country in the em brace of disaster the past three years. Mr. Daniel made no reference at all to the operation of the tariff law which bis party enacted, except to roundly abuse the Supreme Federal Court for not decid ing the income act constitutional in defi ance of what the constitution distinctly declares. He skimmed on the crest of the Populist silver wave, and crowded his speech full of bold and broad assertions, but not one of his suggestions was fortified with a logical reason. But then the new leaders of his party are masters in the art of deception, and in ratio to their ability to mislead the people will they succeed in laying hands upon the machinery of the Government. WOMEN BICYCLE RIDERS. In Washington, D. C, there is a society called "The Woman's Rescue League, 1 ' and just now it is making war upon the bicycle as a means of rapid transit or pleasure for women. The league pro claims that "immorality is alarmingly on the increase among; American women," and all because of the horrid bicycle. It may be that the ladies of the Rescue League are actuated by the loftiest and most sincere motives, but for all that it is unfortunate for themselves tliat they have so little confidence in their sex. It may be, too, that the rescuers are in a measure right when they say that the bicycle pro moted immorality, but a mere assertion that it is so does not make it so. Undoubtedly the bicycle tends to more familiar association between men aud women than some other ways of enjoying companionship, but if the logic of these rescuers is good to apply to bicycle riding it is good to apply to buggy riding or walking. It is the guilty mind that suspicion most troubles. No doubt women would be safer if they were kept in seclu sion, and they would be safer still if they were in their graves, but there would be no thought of their safety if men were fitted to coffins and the lids nailed down. Now, a true woman does not compro mise her modesty a whit more on the bicycle than she does riding on a street car or a buggy. All things are evil to the evil-minded. It so happens that a great many women use the bicycle for convenience. They have to go from place to place on legiti mate business, and it ia quite as proper to go on a bicycle as it is to walk. Then very many women ride the bicycle for health and others for pleasure, and if there be anything; immoral in it it is dis covered by others than those who ride wheels. It ia very true that some women bicycle riders adopt costumes that might be spliced out a little with the same kind of material, but the same is very much more true of some men bicyclists. The fact is, these are not the days of the May flower, but there are just as many good and true women now as there were in those days. The members of the Rescue League might better attend to rescuing their own minds from the many unfounded suspicions which appear to keep them in a etate of agitation. * DEMOCRATIC CIVIL SERVICE Fresno Republican. J. W. Anderson, who in now doing mission ary work among the Federal office-holders of Nevada in behalf of the Democratic campaign fund, levies ass^smeius on the officials as fol lows: $25 on $750 per annum situations, $30 on $1000 postmasters, soon to be in the civil service, $/0 on $1000 appointments, $125 on SlOOOand $300 on if 1000. He is said to be doing a good business among the faithful, too. As somebody has been heard to remark, (treat is Democracy, with its civil service reform, and greatly to be praised. Evidently, il the Demo cratic host has no campaign fund in the ap proaching campaign it will not be for lack of "practical politics." What a gorgeous farce talk of political reform sometimes is, to be sure. PARAGRAPHS ABOUT PEOPLE. Twenty-six Kansas women • nave banded to. gether to write a novel. '■ S. McCaughey of the Coonong Station, Jerll der N. S. W. , hag 3,000,000 acres of land and 1,000,000 sheep. ; Founded by Cardinal Wiseman and Daniel O'ConneU In 1836, the Dublin Review Is about to celebrate Its sixtieth anniversary. / : , Queen Victoria has given a contract to a Glasgow fish curer for a supply of the homely kipper, to be sent to Balmoral for the: royal table at regular intervals. ■■.-■> - . ■ A curiously old-fashioned military caricature appeared in a recent number of Punch, : and the artist wrote to explain that it; haa been drawn, accepted and paid for twenty-are years I beta* MUSICS & MUSICIANS HOW HISTORY IS MADE.— Don Chisciotte, a Roman nevspaper, haa been amusing its readers by publishing a criticism on the first performance of Verdi's "Krnani/ which, it says, was published in L' lllustration in 184 U. The paper adds that on its first performance the work was not entitled "Ernani," on ac count of Victor Hugo's prohibition, but wan produced under the title of "The Proscript." "Since Verdi wrote his 'Nabucco,'" says the critic of L'lllustration, "he has certainly made progress. The composer's thought seems now to be more clearly developed, the instrumenta tion is less noisy, and more regard is shown for human voice. Signor Verdi Is not yet prodigal of melody, but he is less miserly of it than before, and his style has more force, warmth and dash. In the ensemble work he rises to great power." The critic sums up his opinion of the composer by saying: "This opera does not put Verdi among composers of the first rank, but he is a musician of merit who has some brilliancy and eclat. Fortherest.be is youne, and perhaps may do better. It will be worth paying attention to what he goes on producing. If he succeeds in acquiring more power for writing melody and learns to vary his effects, if he gets a little more sensibility and passion, he may perhaps become one of ths notable artists of his day." The strangest thing is that "Ernani" was first produced at Venice in 1844, under its present title. Terhaps it was a pirated edition of the wora that L'lllustration criticized two years later. The financial difficulties of Abbey, Schoeffel <i Grau have been adjusted, and the firm is now resuming business. This means that New York is to have another opera season in 1896, and with Melba, the De Reszkes and the rest of the great company of last year. The re- Florence Gerard Abbey, Whose Husband Will Resume Business Without His Wife's Assistance [Reproduced from an engraving.] habilltation of the firm has been brought about with wonderful speed. Meeting with overwhelming disaster they have made a settlement in six weeks and are again on their feet, so tosp'ak. Abbey was lying almost at the point of death when the bankruptcy occurred, yet he managed to gather strength enough in a few weeks to face the situation and make a great and determined fight to pave the firm from utter financial annihilation. He has his enemies; they are determined in opposition and they think they have good cause for their attitude. But, however that may be, they cannot Dut admire the manner in which be, ill and weakened, struggled to his feet and put up a gallant fight to retrieve his lost position. Another fact that greatly embittered Abbey's condition was the announcement made in the depths of his disaster that his wife, Florence Gerard Abbey, intended to leave him and re turn to the stage. Various reasons have been assigned for this step, but the real facts are not definitely known. It will be nine years next February since Florence Gerard left the stage. Since that time the general public has only known Her as a handsome woman smartly gowned, who has figured as a striking feature In boxes at the opera in the various cities her husband has visited in his role of impresario. She has been an important factor in the Abbey, Schoeffel and Gran Company, however, on ac count of her tact and skill in managing the visiting artists, keeping peace between the con tending elements and being absolutely neutral in the midst of the jealousy of rival stars. Her immediate friends say she has been a good wife and a good mother to the children sbe found in Abbey's household when she became its mistress. Mrs. Abbey, who will be a great loss to her husband's company, has no inten tion of going on the lyric stage. She will prob ably be seen in legitimate drama in New York next season. A large part of the credit for the satisfactory position, in which the Abbey, Schoeffel <t Grau firm now finds itself is due to Mr. Grau. While Abbey was attending to the financial part o: the affair Grau was abroad undertak ing the delicate and diplomatic work of keep ing the artists from making new contracts while th« settlement was being adjusted in New York. What would it have profited the firm had the creditors been appeased, only to find that the superb company had been scat tered? When Abbey cabled to Grau that the creditors had practically unanimously con sented to the reorganization of the firm Grau cabled back that he held the company practi cally intact, and that the artists were ready to come when wanted. There was a Boston end to the affair also, and on this Schoeffel was busily and successfully engaged. The little church of Arnstadt in Thuringia still contains the organ on which John Sebas tian Bach played early in the eighteenth cen tury, tli at i« to say from 1704 to 1707. This instrument is considered to be one of the fin est in Germany, which possesses so many re markal>io organs, ana the souvenirs attaching to it render it particularly interesting. Un fortunately it was restored for the first time .about tweutjr years ago, and Ui« work wM done so badly that a complete rehabilitation has now become necessary. A committee has been formed at Arnstadt to raise the lunds necessary for this important restoration, and the town is preparing a grand Bach festival, which it is expected will attract devotees of the great John Sebastian from all parts of Ger many. All the proceeds to the festival will be devoted to the restoration of the historic or gan. It is in France particularly that the female composer is being honored and feted, probably because France adores art and the female composer there is doing her work well. Rouen, the town of Joan of Arc, has been holding a grand exposition and instead of letting the composers of the sterner sex monopolize the musical part of the affair it was resolved that the exposition's special musical attraction should consist of an Augusta Holmes festival. A number cf this gifted Irish-French compos er's works were performed, including her patri otic "Ludis pro Patria" and her "Ireland." The hall was filled to overflowing and ovations were lavished upon the music, which was rendered by a grand orchestra end chorus and by soloists from the Grand Opera-house of Paris. After the terrible chandelier accident at the Opera Comiqup it was resolved to adopt a more modern system of lignting the house and Gailhard, the manager, is now in London examining the mode of lighting employed at tne Empire and the Savoy. These theaters are inainly illuminated by incandescent elec- trie lights in tne ceiling and I glass which incloses them is said to be attached so securely to counter weights slung over the beams within the roof that there is no danger of its falling. If M. Gailhard could invesii- gate the mode of lighting adopted in most of the San Francisco theaters he would learn of something safer still. Budapest has Deen giving a grand na tional exposition, and the students of the town, resolving to celebrate Hungary's thou sandth birthday by lifting up their voices in song, banded themselves into a chorus 1400 strong and gave a monster concert in the vast gallery of the exposition. The students had been well trained, and the effect produced by their young, fresh and sonorous voices is said to have been superb. It would add a good deal to the effect of grand celebrations of Native Sons if something of the sort could be accomplished here. Mme. Ambrolse Thomas has been so ill since her husband's death that she has not been able to move from the apartments at the Con servatory of Music in Paris, which belong to the directorate of that iustitution. Theodore Dubois, the new director, gallantly placed the rooms at her disposition as long as she wanted them, but as Mme. Thomas is now a little better in health she has announced her inten tion of moving to a flat in the Champs Elysees. Saint-Sacns had one jubilee performance and liked it so well that now he has had a sec ond. It was of a more private character than the first affair and took place at the home of Mr. Gigout in Paris. Gigout boasts that he learned to improvise from attending the church of the Madeleine when Baint-Saena played the organ there. It is announced that Siegfried Wagner, the "Heir to the Name," will be one of the con ductors at Bayreuth this year. The other chefs d'orchestre will be Dr. Hans Richter of Vienna and Felix Mottl of Carlsruhe. Mile. Berthet, who has stepped into Melba's shoes as Ophelia In "Hamlet," at the Grand Opera, has made a great success in the part. NEWSPAPER PLEASANTRY. Young Medical Student (to charity patient). I think you must have a— a some kind of a— a fever, but our class has only gone as far as con vulsions. I'll come in again in a week, when we get to fevers.— London Tit-Bits. "Oh, muzzer!" said Freddy to his mamma the other night. "I does love you better' n any thing on zis earth 'cept God, an' I's 'fraid not t 1 love Uod best."— Judge. "Oh, pa!" exclaimed little Johnny, the first time he saw a trout, "it's got the measles, ain't it?"— Boston Transcript. Sulkey— How did that racing venture of yours turn out? What were the net profits? Shay— They were all nit profits.—Philadel phia North American. Bobby (at the breakfast table)— Maud, did Mr. Jones take any of the umbrellas or hats from the hall last night? Mhucl— Why, of course not. Why should he? Bobby— That's just what I'd like to know. I thought he did, because I heard him say when he was going out: "I'm going to steal just one, and " why, what's the matter, Maud? Mc-n.tr.dAl Eeraid, PERSONAL. Dr. Edwards of San Jose Is a recent arrival at the Lick. Dr. William Allan of Lob Angeles is a guest at the Lick. P. C. Jones of Honolulu is a guest at the Occidental. L. M. Lasell, a merchant of Martinez, is at the Grand. State Senator William Johnston of Cortland is at the Grand. James McLachlan, a merchant of Pasadena, is at th 2 Palace. W. H. Hilton of Glen Ellen arrived at the Grand yesterday. S. Chapman, a Chicago capitalist, is among the Baldwin's guests. W. V. Sargent, a politician and attorney of Salinas, is at the Lick. A. Thacher, an attorney of St. Louis, Mo., ia staying at the Palace. J. C. Moore, a druggist of Chicago, arrived at the Palace last night. F. W. Graham, an attorney of Bakersfleld, is registered at the Russ. James Stokes, a broker of New York City, is quartered at the Palace. J. W. Kaseberg, a Sacramento capitalist, is registered at the Grand. State Senator D. A. Ostrom of Yuba County ia registered at the Grand. E. J. Lowrey, an insurance man of Fresno, ia among the Grand's guests. Judge D. R. Prince ot Fresno is ono of the re cent arrivals at the Grand. Dr. J. V. Gaff of Benson, Ariz., is at the Grand on a short visit to this City. Wm. G. Kerchball, a well-known merchant of Los Angeles, is at the Palace. H. C. Shaw, dealer in agricultural imple ments at Stockton, is at the Lick. Among the Palace guests is J. H. Kinkead, a mining man from Virginia City, Nev. V. S. McClatcby. proprietor of the Sacra mento Bee, has a room at the California. S. J. Freedman. a merchant of Portland, Or., is one of the latest arrivals at the Baldwin. G. McM. Ross of Petaluma, whose business is mining, took a room at the Occidental yester day. R. P. Rtthet, proprietor of the Rlthet Hotel at Victoria, B. C, arrived at the Palace yester day. James G. Davis, a prominent business man of Sacramento, is in the City for a fortnight's Visit. W. Clayton of San Jose, a real-estate dealer there, is among the latest arrivals at the Palace. H. J. Finger of Santa Barbara, a member of the State Board of Pharmacy, is registered at the Lick. John Gibson, a United States navy officer, registered at the Occidental last night with his wife. Among the arrivals at the Grand yesterday was Garrison Turner, a prominent resident of Modesto. Dr. A. H. Hayes of Boston, with his wife and two children, Is spending a few months in California. A. Ekmon, a druggist of Oroville, returned yesterday from a trip to Monterey and went to the Grand. Dr. Thomas Flint of San Jnan, father of State Senator Tom Flint, is making a short stay at the Grand. Rev. Daniel G. Mackinnon of Stockton regis tered at the Occidental yesterday forenoon with his wife. J. £. Collins, a hotel man of Fresno, is a guest of his friend Major Fahey at the Cos mopolitan Hotel. H. E. Plummer, manager of the big railroad dining-room at Lathrop, is at the Baldwin on a brief business trip. J. K. Overton and Fred B. Dale, members of the Board of Trade of New York City, are guests at the Palace. W. H. B. H. N. Boyes, Miss A. E. F. Edwards and Mrs. H. E. Boyes of England registered last night at the Lick. H. B. Turner, a business man of Los Banos and a land-owner near that place, is making a brief visit at the Grand. I. D. Richards, a wealthy stockraiser of Mon tana and one of its oldest residents, is a guest at the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Professor Charles D. Marx, ot the department of civil engineering at Stanford University, is a late arrival at the California. W. D. Duke, manager of the Hearst ranch In Mexico, arrived at the California yesterday and registered from Batavia, Cal. Astronomer A. L. Colton of the Lick Ob servatory came down from Mount Hamilton yesterday and put up at the Lick. If. Grau, manager and one of the principal owners of the Buffalo Brewery at Sacramento, is registered at the Grand with his family. James Wilson, an aged mining man of Eureka, Nev., is at the Palace. He came to this City to have a cataract removed from his eye. Ira G. Hoitt of Burllngame, principal of Hoitt's School ana ex-Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction, is among yesterday's arrivals at the Occidental. T. S. Hawley of the Santa Barbara firm of W. A. & T. 8. Hawley, dealers in agricultural implements, arrived at the Occidental yester day oil a visit to his relatives in this City. Sands W. Forman, the ex-Supervisor, re turned from Alaska yesterday with his wife and Miss Gertrude Forman. They made the trip for pleasure and are now at the Occidental. W. Bittle Wells of Portland, Or., member of the Stanford University Mandolin Club and composer of some Stanford music, arrived at the Palace yesterday from his home in the north. Bishop E. R. Hendrix of Kansas City, Mo., oue of the new bishops of the Methodist Epic copal Church South in the United States, ar rived at the Palace yesterday with his wife. He will remain here until Monday. Colonel Henry G. Shaw, for several years the leading editorial writer for the Stockton Mail, has resigned his position and is In the City. Colonel Shaw will stump the State for "MeKinley, protection and sound money." Phil. S. Beel, brother of Slgmund Beel, the local violinist, returned yesterday from Camp Top Notch, a new resort a mile and a half from Camp Taylor in Marin county. He says it is one of the jolllest places on earth. The camp ers have a dance pavilion 60 feet by 40 feet and a common dining-room 30 feet by 20 feet. Those in camp now are: Miss Kate Kelly, Miss Ellsworth. Louis J. Gilbert, Carleton Gilbert, John Reynolds, Desmond Ellsworth, Hartley Ellsworth, Mi>s Frances Frederick, Miss Viola Thompson, Fred Wood, Mr. and Mrs. Van Duyn and Mr. and Mrs. Wells. Eli Trott of New York, Western agent of the Children's Aid Society, and for over thirty years identified with charitable work in the metropolis, arrived from the East yesterday and will start for Yosemite to-day. The insti tution he represents is supported entirely by public subscription, and through its various departments reaches ana aids about 36,000. There are twenty-three day schools, eleven night schools, five lodging-houses for boys and one for girls, a seaside home and a sick mis sion department and a health home. The main object of the society is to find private homes for poor children. CALIFORNIANS IN NEW YORK. NEW YORK, K. V., July 8.-Mrs. William Samuels and Mrs. Helens Tiebury left the Plaza to sail on the Hamburg-American liner Normannia for France. At the Murray Hill— C. A. Culver; Holland— H. Payot and wife* Imperial — N. C. Kingsley; Hoffman— A. / Rows; Continental— J. M. Chase: Oerlach— w* L. W likens; Metropolitan— W. Greene. INSPECTION O F DIARY HERDS. Stockton Independent. San Francisco's vigor in the matter of milk inspection is likely to produce good results in the matter of improving the health of cattle in all the surrounding counties. The Board of Health has given notice that on and after October 1 next it will quarantine against all milk from herde which have not been sub jected to the tuberculin test. The board states that it is acting in conjuctfon with the Boards of Health of Alameda and Santa Clara coun ties. Thia will compel owners of dairy herds in other vountiea to have them Inspected or forfeit their San Francisco trade. Th« example should be followed by every city in the State, .which, should require dealers ia milk to have *u-i- i,.,a« in«rr>ected and to make it unlaw -lEBH « ass Si business. ______ ————^ss THE CYCLOMETER CRANK. Of all the cranks I've ever .«»«"• The cyclometer crank is the w«w. Hp watches It ro from morn till nlgni, And pushes it found with all his might Though hU veins are like to burst. There's music for him In the click of the dog. And It cheers his weary wa T- t fnwn Wbetber riding bom- or rid ing : to town, or pumping ap hill, or coastlnr down, He lives on Its merry lay. He cannot stop on half a mile. • And though the time has come to aine, If th« eyefo stands at 399 The dinner must wait a while. When death has claimed the cyclometer crank, And re's passed from this world of guile. He'll ask Peter to wait at the open K**f> Tiiough the saint is old and the hour is laic, While he runs off another mile. ,.,„ — Minneapolis Tribune. INCOMPLETE Stockton Independent. Yesterday's Call has a caricature of silver nnd gold doctors dosing the patient. Democ racy, and Uncle Sam saying: "It's no use, gen tlemen. She won't live to take eitner. The picture is incomplete without the free-trade leech letting out her lifeblood. LADY'S BELTED BLOUSE. A belted blouse of unusual attractiveness is shown here. In this particular instance it was a waist of fancy silk, to be worn with separate skirts, but the same model is teen in costumes of one fabric. A dress of foulard in bine, with a white figure, had an edge of narrow Val. lace on every ruffle, with bands to match it lengthwise on the bodice. A linen batiste had ruffles edged with em broidery on the ssme fabric, which had two edges, the batiste being cut out under. The effect was the same as embroidery done on the fabric. A gown of black canvas, with a violet and green silk lining, had the ruffles lined with tiny pleatings of the silk. These pleatings ap peared again on the waist, being set on length wise, two inches apart, two on either side, and one directly in the center, at the opening. The pleating is the finest made, and is an inch and an eighth wide when finished. The waist has a fitted lining; the ruffle ia cut circular and slightl;' ruffled. ■ Glasses 15c. 738Mrkt. SuudayKast shoe store. • — o- — • Ir you want fine service, fine carriages, com petent drivers, ring up 1950. Tac. Carriage Co.* Fpfctal Information daily to manufacturer*, business bouses and public men by ttxa Prast Clipping Bureau (Allen's;, 510 Montgomery. ' A lady has been appointed a registrar of births, marriages and deaths by the guardians of the city of London. Miss Kemm, the lady in question, has for some time acted as as sistant to her father. .»rvs Hub »;«.ir.t I7*.'f: The Atlantic and .Pacific Railroad— Santa Fa route— is the coolest and most comfortable sum mer line, owing to its elevation and absence of alkali dust. Particularly adapted Jar the trans portation of families because of its palace draw ing-room and mouern upholstered tourist sleeping cars, which run daily through from Oakland to Chicago, leaving at a seasonable hour and in charge of attentive conductor* ami porters. Tick et office. 644 Market sire*;, Chronicle building. Telephone, Main 1581. llaeu e« 7/i tt i» tTIA T^ 11 <>1f «tv w»-3<k»r|rY Swell excursion will leave San Francisco next Sunday evening. Rates cut way down. Every thing orst class: moaU in dioinf-cars. The finest sight in the world ia the hot water geysers, found no place but in the Yellowstone. J.uat the place for your vacation trip. T. K. Stateler, 638 Market street, San Francisco. Aix danger of drinking Impure water Is avoided by adding 20 drops of Dr. Siegert's Angostura Bit ters. No home is complete without Parker's Gixsbb Tonic, needed for every weakness. Parker's Hair Balsam Is life to the hair. For jaundice and liver complaint, Ayer's Pills are better than any other. They do not contain a particle of calomel. Colonel Rye (who has swallowed a portion of a "breaker")— l'll say one good thing of this salt watah : It makes one thusty.— Judge. NEW TO-DAT, .-■■ A windowful of upholstery goodness ! A parlor set we made in 1872—24 years ago— has just been sent in to be re-covered (for the first time). Good as new, except the cover. In the window this week; worth seeing! We're '?. still making that kind of upholstery ; it pays — you and us. Plain figures on every- thing— haggling — and you're welcome. Carpets . Rugs . Mattings CALIFORNIA FURNITURE COMPANY (N. P. Cole & Co.) ' 117-123 Geary Street. » • '.' "Now. Stop and Consider 4mmmm ' Wi "WE. because we known is *&?£££■£■ 11 : Catalogue and Price List to 7?*'. bend . for 3 v American Type Founders' Co. r : «»-tO7 Saasorne Street, r*?°\ Ban Francisco, Cal.