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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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,'
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.
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
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
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. *
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
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*
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
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.
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,
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
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
R. P. Rtthet, proprietor of the Rlthet Hotel
at Victoria, B. C, arrived at the Palace yester
James G. Davis, a prominent business man
of Sacramento, is in the City for a fortnight's
W. Clayton of San Jose, a real-estate dealer
there, is among the latest arrivals at the
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
Dr. A. H. Hayes of Boston, with his wife and
two children, Is spending a few months in
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
(N. P. Cole & Co.) '
117-123 Geary Street.
» • '.' "Now. Stop and Consider
' 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.

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