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Colttxbia Thkateb- "Trilby." (
Thtcatkr.— "The Prisoner of Zenda,"
to-morrow night.
Morobco'B Opeba-House— "The Big Bonanza."
Tivoli Opera House. — -Satanella." •"
OBPHSI'k- Hljr -class VandevlUa.
aicajak Theater.- "Married Life."
Baldwin Thbateb.- Hinrlchs-Beel Symphony
Concerts, Friday, October 16. .
likrHANies' Favilion— Promenade Concerts,
Saturday evening, October 1". -
Sutko Baths— Bathing and pertonnanenv
shoot thk Chutes— Dally at Hatgnt street,
one block east of the Pars.
Goujen Uatk Park— Gate Park Band
Obikxtal. Rugs— Monday. October 12, at 424
Pine street, at 2 :S0 and 7 :30 p. m
Kcas— Monday, October 12, at 119 Montgomery
street, at 11 a. M. and 2f. v. . -
Fourteen car fenders were tried on West Mis
sion street yesterday.
The San Francisco Fire-proofing Company
■was yesterday Incorporated.
Weather forecast to-day: ''Partly cloudy
Sunday with brisk to high winds."
At 2 o'clock this morning there was no per
ceptlble change in T. H. Goodman's condition.
The annual State convention ot the W. C.
T. U. will begin at Petaluuia Monday and last
five days.
Father Crowley's festival in aid of the
Youths' Directory is a grand social and finan
cial success.
The members of the Pacific-Union Club are
desirous of removing to a clubhouse on Van
>t '■,» avenue.
A dog chasing a "diver" of its own accord
was one ot the scenes that attracted a crowd to
Jieiggs wharf yesterday.
T. H. Goodman, general passenger and ticket
agent of the Southern Pacific, is seriously ill
at the Hotel St. Nicholas.
The Citizens' and Taxpayers' Water party
presented their petition yesterday asking for
recognition on the official ballot.
The directors of the San Joaquin Valley
Railroad yesterday invited bias lor tne con
struction of the roundhouse at Fresno.
The directors of the San Francisco and San
Joaquin Railway yesterday invited bids for
the building of a roundhouse at Fresno.
There is a strong probability that the police
law may be attacked on the allegation that the
Commissioners cannot remove policemen.
Neither side scored in the Olympic-Stanford
football match yesterday afternoon at Central
Park, the teams being well matched all round.
The Olympic football captain said after
Yesterday's tie game with Stanford that he
trunks "Stanford has it oa Berkeley" at
Captains Spillane and Dunlevy are leading
in the contest for prize police captains with
over 300 votes each at tiie Youths' Directory
According to the lease the Pacific Union
Club must give notice by October 30 whether
it intends to surrender the present house or
extend the lease.
Howard Taylor, the leader at the Olympic
Club, has arranged a first-class programme of
sports, which will Le given monthly until the
end oi the season.
Mrs. Julia Hughes, 411 Bank street, obtained
■warrants yesterday lor the arrest of James
L 'c, an ek-convlct, and Patrick Hughes, for
fctealing her furniture.
The Mission Defense Union resolved itself
into a mass meeting favoring the adoption of
the new charter at Turners' Hall, on Eight
eenth street, last night.
J. I. Dimond opened his public attack on
the new charter last night at Odd Fellows'
Hall, where the Buckley Democracy held a
big ratification meeting.
The rider of the prize bike "Red Rover" in
the recent wheelman's parade was a Captain
H. Hartman, late of the Chilean navy, Dloom
ered and disguised as a lady.
Joseph & Werner, a New York firm, yester
day sued L. & (J. Brenner of San Francisco for
#3000, alleging a conspiracy with Lesser .Bros.
oi New York tc defraud them.
The prizes adjudged to the best decorated
Vicvcles in the recent wheelmen's parade
were awarded last evening at the Columbia
Theater by the actress, Miss Edith Crave.
The nominations for officers of the San Fran
cisco Road Club for the coming six months
were made Friday evening last. An amend
ment is in prospect to lengthen the term to a
The Louis Corriveau estate case, in which a
claim for $36,000 was originally made against
C. O. Swauberg and H. W. Westphal, was
yesterday compromised by the defendants for
Among the passengers on the Australia was
the United States Consul at Honolulu, Ellis
Mills. He is here on a visit of pleasure, and
asserts that diplomatic affairs have nothing to
do with his trip.
A number of discharged policemen claim
that the Police Commissioners violated the
fourteenth amendment in dismissing them.
Bolt! will be brought against the Commission
eis for damages.
The National Forestry Commission has fin
ished its inspection of timber belts on the Pa
cific Coast. John Muir, who sccompanied it,
teils about its long tour and what he hopes it
may accomplish.
The wedding of Miss Mary Pollock to Wil
liam Donald, and the golden wedding of Mr.
aud Mrs. John Donald, his parents, were cele
brated last night oy a banquet in Native Sons'
Hall on Seventeenth street, near Valencia.
In an interview yesterday E. J. De Pue,
prison Director, intimated :hat a number oi
changes would be made in the management of
the jute mill at San Quentin by the Board of
l'risou Directors at the November meeting.
A banquet celebrating the wedding of ATas
Mary Pollock to Wllnam Donald, and the
golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. John Donald,
parents of the groom, was held Saturday night
at Native Sons' Hall, on Seventeenth street.
There was an exciting struggle outside
Judge Conlan's courtroom yesterday betweeu
tne parents of Mary Lenlhan, committed to
the Mazdalen Asylum, and Policemen Cole
man and ilcMurray for possession cf the girl.
Patrick Kelly and William Corbett, alias
Martin, two of the trio of burglars who
planned the escape from the City i'rison, were
yesterday held to answer before the Superior
Court on two charges in $5000 on each cnarge.
A magnificent brick and stone quadrangular
building is to be erected at Menlo Park at once
by th> Madames of the Sacred Heart for a select
boarding college for young ladies. It will be
one of the largest educational institutions in
The Navarro got in from Clipperton Island
yesterday with thirty of the laborers who
went aown there last year and 300 tons of
guano. The men say that outside of the
monotony and the smell, Clipperton is not a
bad piece to live on.
A- the result of an order received from
Washington yesterday, there will probably be
a clash between the State and Federal author
ities over the matter of quarantine regula
tions governing vessels reaching this port
from foreign countries.
Charles Montgomery, the philanthropist,
tells a strange story of having been kidnaped
about fifteen months ago, threatened and re
leased under a promise to pay a big ransom
of several thousand dollars, which promise,
he says, he religiously redeemed.
Miss Rose Young, author of "The Story of
Ilt:airn"and "The Mutineers of the Bounty,"
arrived on the Australia from Honolulu yester
day. She is a direct descendant from one of
the mutineers and this is the first time she has
left Pitcaiin Island since she was three years
The Veteran Soldiers' and Sailors' Associ
ation of this City, through its president,
Colonel J. A. Whueside, and Secretary L.
Washburn, have been bustly engaged in cir
culating patr.otic literature to their comrades
throughout the State in the interest of Major
When Aiygie Abbott was about to be sen
tenced by Judge Bahrs for grand larceny yes
terday an affidavit signed by William Robbs,
in which he claimed to be guilty of the crime
for which she was convicted, was produced by
her attorney. Sentence was postponed until
Among the arrivals of vessels on the front
yesterday was the Oceanic Steamship Com
pany's steamer Australia from Honolulu, and
the new schooner built at Eureka by Ben
dixon. The latter will be towed to Oakland
and converted into a steam schooner when
This (Sunday) afternoon at 3 o'clock there
will be a service of unusual interest at the
Young Men's Christian Association building,
Mason and Ellis streets, for young men only,
to be addressed by John L. Soeares,- traveling
secretary oi the associations of California.
Mr. Speares' suDJect will be: "The Right
Judge Robeet Febeal has the Populist
nomination lor Superior Judge. This gives
him a place on the ticket, and there can
be little doubt about his election*
The New Schooner Alliance With a Load of Shingles and Shakes Aboard Being: Towed Into Port by
the Tug- Rescue. After Discharging- the Alliance Will Go to Oakland Creek and Be Turned
Into a Steam Schooner.
The Alliance Came From
Eureka in Tow of the
Will Be Fitted Out in Oakland
Creek and Used in the
Coast Trade.
The Officers State That There Is a
Good Chance of Saving the Ship
The schooner Alliance arrived in tow of
the tii? Rescue from Eureka yesterday.
She was built there by Bendnsen for the
lumber trade, and as soon as she had dis
charged her cargo of shingles and shakes
will go to Oakland and be turned into a
steam schooner. She is said to be a fast
sailer, and her owners assert that she will
be the fastest steam scnooneron the coast.
Nevertheless sue did not present a very
handsome appearance yesterday as the
was towed along the front by the Rescue.
The Oceanic Steamship Company's
Australia arrived from Honolulu yester
day after a fair-weather passage. The
following were the cabin passengers:
Hon. Ellis Mills, S. Roth, S. W. Wilcox, P. G.
Camarlnos, J. A. Rodrigues, C. S. Desky, A. T.
Wells and wife, Mrs. W. M. Lamberton, A.
Brown and wife, Mrs. G. K. Wilder, F. R. Re
mele, F. K. Harvey, Rev. B. Schaeffer, Mrs. N.
K. Gidge and children, Mrs. W. Taylor and
child, Mrs. F. F. Smith, George F. Grant, C. M.
Heintz, S. W. Lederer and son, Mrs. N. Ander
son, Miss J. A. Vollertson, Mrs. J. J. Reynolds,
W. J. Sollas, W. H. Hall, A. F. Afong.
Ellis Mills i 8 the United States Consul
at Honolulu. He is here on a visit of
pleasure and asserts that diplomatic
matters have nothing at all to do with his
trip. "It is simply my annual vacation,"
said be yesterday. "I want a rest and
am going home. There is 'nothing new
under the sun,' they Bay, and that applies
to Hawaii. Things are dull there and
they tell me they are dull here, ergo
things are dull all over the world.
Hawaii is a great country to live in, but
was there ever an American who did not
long for home? If you want to put it
that way I was homesick and here I am."
P. G. Camarinos, a prominent mercnant
of Honolulu and brother of D. G- Cani
arino, the ex-Grecian Consul, who is now
convalescing at the French Hospital, was
another passenger. Mr. Camarinos (P. G.)
is on the sick list also and has come to
San Francisce to recuperate. 8. W. Wil
cux also came up. For twenty years he
was Sheriff of the Hawaiian group.
Among the steerage passengers was Cap
tain John Good Jr. He was court
martialed in Honolulu and dismissed
from the army. He says he can prove his
innocence, but was not given a fair chance
to do so.
As the Australia steamed out of Hono
lulu the wreckers were hard at work on
the British ship Gainsborough that wenton
the reef a month a«o. A donkey engine
was placed on the forward deck and it was
hard at work pumping out the water. A
towboat was alongside and there was a
great strain on the hawsers. The officers
on the Au- tralia seemed to think that the
vessel would be got of! and that as ail the
after holds were water tight the donkey
engine would be able to keep the forehoid
clear until the vessel was docked. Accord
ing to them the chances of getting tha
vessel off are good.
The State tug Governor Markham took
out quite a party of excursionists yester
day afternoon. All were the guests of
Chief Wharfinger Root and Assistant
Chief Wharfinger Scott. The trip was
given in honor of Mr. Root's friend B. 8.
Gibson of New York, brother of W. F.
Gibson, ex-assistant general manager of
the Market-street cable system. Among
t c guests were Miss Gibson, Miss Lizzie
Rowland, Bert Chapman, A. W. Johnson,
Chief Root's wife and family, Mr. Scott's
wife and family and many others. All
the points of interest in the bay were vis
ited and a most enjoyable afternoon was
A dog chasing a diver was the principal
attraction at Meiggs wharf yesterday.
Tne animal seemed to be a cross between
a water spaniel and a collie and was a
splendid swimmer. He went alter tne
bird in a businesslike manner and chased
it right up against the pilot-boat Gracie
8. When the dog came to close quarters
the diver would peck at him, and when
pushed would dive. The dog would pad
dle around until it came up again and
than make a fresh start. Finally the
diver started oat to sea and the dog after
it. Then everybody yelled, "Save the
dog." J. Robinson and Tommy Crowley
got into a boat, and alter a hard pull
caught the dog and pulled him aboard.
He was too tired to right, but when the
beach was reached he jumped ashore,
barked his thanks to the boatmen and
then started up Powell street on the run.
The steam schooner Navarro arrived
from Clipperton Island yesterday with
300 tons of guano aboard. All the men
who were left there last year by the
Oceanic Phosphate Company came up and
another lot of laborers will take their
place. Those who came up on the Na
varro say they bad a dreary time of it,
but that it was not worse than they ex
pected. The Oceanic Phosphate Company
has not met with great success in working
the deposits. The Nayarro has brought
up the largest cargo mined so far.
The little steamer Golden Gate got in
from Prince Williams Sound yesterday.
She was formerly a fishing steamer, but
was bought by the Pacific Steam Whaling
Company to be used as a tender for the
canneries. She did the work well. No
later news than what has already been re
ceived came down on her.
Testa Made on the Electric Line on
Weit Mission Street
Fourteen devices for preventing loss of
life by contact with electric-cars were
tried yesterday on West Mission street in
the presence of Superintendent Vining of
the Market-street system and a commutes
from the Board of Supervisors.
The tests were made in accordance with
a resolution of the board passed some time
ago requiring the electric-cars to be pro
vided with life-saving devices. All the
tests were unsatisfactory from the fact
that the cars, fourteen in number, were
run at such a high rate of speed that the
wood and iron dummy supposed to repre
sent a human being was strucK with suffi
cient force to have caused death had the
victim been of flesh and blood.
The inventors all declared against the
fairness of the tests, but the Supervisors
will look the matter over at a special
meeting and try to find a device that will
be less destructive than actual contact
with the cars.
Among those whose inventions received
a so-called test was John Craig, who re
sides on the southwest corner of Twenty
fourth and Chattanooga streets. He says
his fender was not given a fair "show," as
the railroad people would not permit him
to lower it to an elevation just above the
level of the track. Otherinventors register
the same kind of complaint.
• — » — •
Vesiels Matt Submit Bills of Health
to Dr. Kosenau.
As the result of an order received from
Washington yesterday there will prob
ably be a clash between the State and
Federal authorities over the matter of
quarantine regulations governing vessels
reaching this port from foreign countries.
The instructions referred to read as fol
lows :
Washington, D. C, Oct. 10, 1896.
Collector Jonn H. Wise : Hereafter n« vessel
requiring quarantine certificate un ;er the
treasury regulations will be permitted to
enter the port of San Francisco without the
proper quarantine certificate of the National
Quarantine Officer. W. E. Curtis,
Acting Secretary.
Last July, when the position of Na
tional Quarantine Officer was established
at this port, it was thought that consid
erable friction would result. This was
averted, however, by Dr. Rosenau giving
way to Dr. Chalmers, the State officer, the
latter claiming supreme jurisdiction over
all vessels entering this port.
It is now believed in customs circles
Captain Hartman m Bloomers, and His Fantastically Decorated
that the Government means to assume
control over all quarantine matters aris
ing at this port. Dr. Rosenau gave it out
yesterday that he would follow the in
structions to the letter, which means that
no vessel can enter at this port without
first submitting its papers to him. Unless
Dr. Chalmers is content to play "second
fiddle," so to speak, it is more than prob
able that the courts will De asked to de
cide which power is supreme — State or
Old Dutch, English and Japanese oaks, plain
mat gilts, curly redwood, Spanish cedar, raw
chestnuts, russet and green and gold are the
newest things in picture frames at Sanborn &
Vall'i. •
Death of George C. Hardin.
George C. Hardin, chief accountant for Gold
berg, Bowen & Co., is dead. His age was 49
years. He was twice married and leaves a son
eifht years of age. Mr. Hardin was a native
oi Kentucky, and at the age of 17 entered the
Confederate army. After the war he was for
some years bookkeeper of a large boot and
shoe house in Louisville. Soon after he came
to California he engiiged with the firm he was
with when he died. His associates speak of
him in the warmest terms, commending him
for his strict integrity and kindliness of
A New Pliy.
"A Knljrht of the Lost Cause" is the title of a
new one-act play by George S. Wheatty of this
City. It will be played for the first time at the
Columbia on the anernoon of October 29 by
the pupils of the Columbia Theater Dramatic
Bchool of Art
Acknowledged superior, the Waltz safes, in
all sizes. 109 and 111 Market it., aF. *
The Bike "Red Rover" in
the Wheelmen's
It Was a Low Rakish Schooner
of the Spanish Main
Hi Was Captain H. Hartman, Late
of the Chilean Navy, in
Natty Disguise.
One oi the prize-winners in the recent
wheelman's parade was a Mrs. Hartman,
who received a toilet set for the best
lady's decorated bike. It was not only
well decorated, but oddly rigged up as
well, ana represented a schooner under
full sail. Not a trim and jaunty yacht nor
a merchant coaster with a rough exterior
and an honest heart within. It was a low,
rakish craft of the Spanish Main variety.
One of the kind that once lay crouching in
some reedy lagoon in wait for some lum
bering treasure-ship nomeward bound to
fair Castile, and the ingots of gold she
carried were the booty of the buccaneers.
That bike was indeed a pirate, and the
black flag at her masthead needed no
X ray to discern the skull and crossbones
The lady who steered tne Captain Kidd
craft was dressed in the regulation bloomer
toes of the peaceful shore, but on her
breast she bore the skeleton insignia of
her vessel's dreadful calling. In and out
amung the wheels of a more peaceful pro
fession she cruised, first on the wind, then
braced sharp up, and again running free
before the wind with sheets slacked well
out, wing and wing.
When the other bikes saw the Red
Rover — that was her norn de marine —
bearing down upon them they wheeled
oat of the way, and escaped with their
crews unthrown and their tires unp'unc
It was well they did so, for that outfit
was piratical from machine to rider. She,
or he, rather, was Captain H. Hartman'
formerly in the Chilean naval service. He
was in charge of a torpedo station during
the last revolution in that country.
He also acted in the capacity of a spy
against the Government forces and a num
ber of times went through great perils in
disguise. Consequently, taeTa an adept as
an impersonator, especially in the part of
the female. In a spirit of adventure and
humor the Captain donned the bloomers
and aboard of his schooner-bike was a
lady and a graceful, though piratical, one.
Last evening Captain Hartman received
bis prize from the fair hands of Miss
(Trilby) Crane at the close of the perform
ance at the Columbia and the Red Rover
went out of commission.
The other twenty-nine prizes won at the
cyclists' parade for good roads were also
presented at the Columbia.
Eagle Kepnblicans.
The Eagle Republican Club of the Forty
fourth District held a meeting last night at its
permanent headquarters at 712 Greenwich
street. Over 200 members were present. Ad
dresses were made by L. 3. Pistolesl, G. A.
Francis, J. C. Steveni, president of the McKln
ley and Hobart Club of the Thirty -seventh Dis
trict. The following candidates were specially
indorsed: For Police Judges, J.A.Campbell
and A. B. Treadwell; Justices of the Peace,
Frank Kerrigan, J. E. Barry and G. C. Groezin
ger; Auditor, William A. Deane; Tax Coll ctor,
Cord W. Wetjen; Mayor, Charles L. Taylor;
Supervisors — Kirst Ward, John Hayes; Second
Ward, D. W. Wessenberg; Fourth Ward, Henry
Steffens; Seventh Ward, James Daly; Eighth
Ward, Thomas Morton ; Eleventh Ward, C. M.
Allegations That Commis
sioners Cannot Remove
The Fourteenth Amendment In-
yoked for the Wearers of
Questions Involved Will Be Brought
Before Both State and Federal
Attorney Alfred Clarke is about ready to
file twenty-Ove damage suits against the
Police Commissioners, The complaints
are all by policemen who have been dis
charged during the past six years, and the
claim is that, pursuing the line of the
Gunst decision, the Police Commissioners
have no right to discharge policemen, then
business being limited to hiring them and
making regulations for their government.
"The cases will be brought in the State
courts and in the United States tribunals
simultaneously," said Attorney Clarke
yesterday, "so as to get the widest possi
ble range and opportunity for the men
who have been unfortunate enough to lose
their positions."
The material averments of the com
plaints are all alike, being based on the
constitution of the United States. After
alleging in each case that the discharged
policeman was a citizen, "pursuing the
calling, livelihood and occupation of a
police officer," the complaints continue as
That said John Doe had thus secured a use
ful, honorable and lucrative employment and
an assured means of livelihood (conditional on
good behavior) and a fair prospect of a pension
in iiis old age, all of which was of great value
to said John Doe, which livelihood and pen
sion were protected by his citizenship and the
said fourteenth article of the United States
constitution against arbitiary spoliation by
defendants herein named.
That his deportment in his said office was
uulformly good; and defendants, acting in the
name and under color of the authority of this
State, on the day of , 189—, wrongfully
and arbitrarily removed said John Doe from
his said office, in violation of said fourteenth
article of the United States constitution, with
out due process of law, under the authority of
Hill's case, 7 Cal., 102.
That said case has been relegated to oblivion
by the fourteenth article of the United States
The claim of the plaintiffs is that the
only cases against the view held by them
were decided either before tne adoption of
the fourteenth amendment, as in the Hills
case, or that "the later decisions went off
on points without reference to the four
teenth amendment, the attention of the
court not having been called to the bear
ing of the amendment."
The section of the amendment relied on
says that "no State f hall deprive any per
son of life, liberty or property, without due
process of law." There are a number of
decisions that "a man's right to follow his
vocation is a part of his liberty," which
no man can deprive him of without trial
by jury, etc., which is a part of the "due
precess of law" meant by the amendment.
Policemen are much interested in the
case, for if the law is broken down there
can be no more star-chamber trials and no
more loss of situation without trials in the
courts. - _^_^^________
Heirs of the Batate Accept 53500 for
Their Claims on the Storage
The Corriveau ca3e was settled yesterday
by the payment to the estate of $3500 by
Swanberg, Westphal, the Cold Storage
Company and others of the defendants in
the different suits brought by the attor
neys for the Corriveau heirs.
It was originally alleged that C. O. Swan
berg and H. W. Westphal swindled Corriv
eau out of $36,000. and a warrant for Swan
berg's arrest, charging him with forgery,
was issued. When the compromise was
effected the criminal charge was with
drawn, it being said that it was made
under a misapprehension and was not
founded on faot.
Reuben H. Lloyd, who represented the
defendants in the matter, effected the
compromise, which was signed in Judge
Coffey's court yesterday afternoon, J. D.
Sullivan representing Public Administra
tor Freese, L. M. hoefier the sole legatee,
Mme. Boutine, and A. Comte the absent
Running Out the Chinese.
Statistics recently compiled by Deputy La
bor Commissioner Green show that the num
ber of Chinese employed in the various lines
of manufacture in this City are rapidly de
creasing. The largest reduction has been in
the factories where overalls are made, a line
which a few years ago was monopolized by
Chinese. White girls are now employed by
the Chinese bosses, and they have taken the
E laces of at least 1100 Chinese. In the shoe
usiness there are fewer Chinese than in
former years. The reason is that the cheap
Will Move to CornerSutter and Grant Aye.
Before Moving GOODS MUST BE SOLD if
Price Will Do It.
Large Line of Colored Silks, good value at $1, at - - 50c a yard
Full Line of Colored Silks, good value at $2, at - - - $1.25 a yard
DE SOIE AND ARMURE at less than half value.
Brocades, Silks or Satins!
S;peoia,l Red-ULOtioxi.
Largest Assortment of DRESS GOODS — Colored and Black,
"A little more than a year ago, J Unill fI!H QTO Yftll 9
my hair began turning gray, and > IlUfl UIU fllU lUU I
falling out, and although I tried > __
ever so many things to prevent a '
continuance of these conditions, I [ It makes U.O difference
obtained no satisfaction until I tried > whether YOU answer Or
Ayer's Hair Vigor. After using one '
bottle, my hair was restored to # J Hot. It is always true that
w | " a woman is as old as she
looks." Nothing sets the seal of age upon a woman's
beauty so deeply, as gray hair. The hair loses its
color generally from lack of nutrition. If you nourish
the hair, the original color will come back. That is the
way that the normal color of the hair is restored by
Ayer's Hair Vigor.
# This testimonial will be fonnd in full in Ayer's "Curebook" with a
hundred others. Free. Address J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass.
shoes from the East have cut into the local
trade greatly. In this City white girls have
run the Chinese operatives almost out of the
• — ♦ •
They Work for McKinley, as Well as
for Palmer and Buckner.
Since winning in the Supreme Court
the right to have the Palmer and Buckner
electors go on the ticket as"National Demo
crat" the sound-money Democratic organ
ization has turned more actively to its
campaign work, which is being mainly
confined to the distribution of sound
money literature, which the league has in
large "quantities. Under the direction of
Secretary Elliott McAllister 200,000 copies
of campaign documents will early this
week be sent to 25,000 addresses in San
Francisco. Poster portraits of Palmer and
Buckner are also being distributed. The
league has no definite anticipations about
what the Palmer and Buckner vote will
be. Its motive is wholly the defeat of
Bryan and Brvanism, and the leaders will
be pleased at a small vote if the true-blue
Democrats assist in Bryan's defeat by
voting for McKinley.
Socialist Labor Party Issues a Den"
on the Part of J. Harriman.
The following communication has been
San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 10, 1896. ,
To Professors Edward A. Rots, George Elliot
Howard, Earl Barnes, Harry •H. Powers ■ and
George Krien, all of Stanford University—Gen
tlemen: On behalf of Job Harriman, Socialist
Labor Party candidate for Congress . in the
Sixth Congressional District of California, we
hereby challenge any one of you to publicly
debate the following proposition, Mr. Harri
man taking the negative:
Resolved, That the free coinage of silver by the
United States at a ratio ot 16 to 1 will benefit the
Debate to take place in • Pan Francisco any
time before November 3, 1896. Respectfully,
California State Executive Committee Socialist
Labor Party, per G. B. Benham,
. • .> ; • 115 Turk Street
Nominations for New Officers for
the San Fran Cisco Road
Imperials Will Take a Club Run to
Haywards to Witness the Ten-
Mile Road Race.
Last Friday evening the San Francisco
Road Club met at their club rooms on
Golden Gate avenue and made nomina
tions for officers for the ensuing six months
as follows :
President, O. R. Sterling; vice-president,
A. Wehe; treasurer, I. Morris; financial
secretary, M. Myer; recording secretary,
E. Comyns; sergeant-at-arms, H. Cohen;
captain, Joe Lewis. Board of directors —
I. Morris, J. O'Malley, L. Schoenfeld, 8.
Peiser, E. Sands, S. Blumenthai, H.
Ramon, G. Webb, L. Silverman, J. Unger,
L. L. Korn, E. Lewis, E. Livermore, W. L.
Pixley, M. Liebert, W. B. Meckfeael, B.
McCoy, V. Ban tell, Charles Goodwin.
An amendment has been proposed and
will probably be adopted at the next meet
ing making the terms of officers annual
instead of semi-annual, as at present.
Elections will then take place only at the
first meeting in November, Instead of in
May and November.
Great interest is manifested by the vari
ous clubs over the ten-mile handicap race
over the Fruitvale and Haywards course
to-day. All the clubs have representatives
in the race.
The Imperials have issued a circular to
their members to be at the ferry and take
the 9 o'clock boat in order to be at Hay
wards at the finish.
The Imperial Cycling Club will also
have a party at the end of this month and
a ten-mile roadrace, scheduled for Sunday,
October 25, over the Haywards course.
Entries will close October 17.
Swedish Political Club's Picnic.
The sixth annual day and moon light picnic
will be held to-day at Shell Mound Park by the
Swedish-American Political Club of this City.
This club has lately enrolled quite a number
of Swedes among its members, and this picnic
is expected to draw a large crowd of Scandina
vians to Shell Mound Park, as has been the
case every time the club has held its outings
in the past. Dancing will continue until 11
o'clock p. m. The admission Is only twenty
five cents, children free. A jolly time is prom
ised to everybody.
For P.ritt and Doland.
The following is self-explanatory:
Sax Fbaxcisco. Oct. 10, 1896.
To the Editor of The Call— ssib: Atthereaular
meetiug of tbe Journeymen Plumbers, Ons a'ld
Steam Filters Local 69 of the National Associa
tion of the rnlted Suwps held October 7, the iol
lowmg resolution was adopted:
Eesolvtd, That we heartily indorse for the posi
tion of Supervisor of the Ninth Ward the Hon.
James K. Brlit, ex-president of our association,
anj for Assemblyman of the Thlrty-flftn Assem
bly District, Lawrence J. Doland, our fellow-mem
ter, and we recommend them to the voters of tha
City aud County ot Francisco for thesr suf
frages. THOMAS J. FAKKEIi., President.
i>. MrBBAY, Secretary.
Stole Brag* Airbells.
David Jfadigan, alias Yorke, a boy, was sen
tenced to six months in the County Jail yes
terday by Judge Conlan, and William Hennes
sy to three months by Judge Low, for stealing
brass airbells from railroad cars. They were
both arrested by Special Officer Lewin. Hen
nessy is the boy who attemptel to escape a
few days ago from Secretary Frank Kane of the
Pacific Coaat Society for the Suppression of
Vice while being taken to the Youths' Direc
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