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James Eva and H. J. Barl
ing Accused of Acts
of Conspiracy.
Secret Negotiations Alleged in
the Sale of Alaska Salmon
The Amount of the Swag Stated to
Be $164,000 for Two Eminent
. A sensational law?ulf, implicating a
.. number of prominent business men and
. capitalists, was instituted in the Superior
Conrt yesterday.
. "-. ' The complaint was filed by Attorneys
• • Page, McCutcheon and Kells on behalf of
. the plaintiffs, Bartlett Doe, W. J. Gray,
Thomas Pollard, Tallant Banking Com
.. .pany, W. 8. Thompson, B. H. Madison,
Martin Madison, M. J. Madison and
• -James Aladison, against the defendants,
'-.' James Eva, H. J. Barling, Alaska Im
..'. provement Company, Alaska Packers*
•• Association, W. B. Bradford, J. Pentecost,
/ ' X J. Eva and William Chft, and alleges
traud and conspiracy, demands an ac
' countine, ask 3 for the appointment of a
„ '. receiver and rrays that a mandate be
• "issued by the Superior Court forbidding
;• the defendants from pursuing their plans
Jf»r carrying out the scneme in which
they are alleged to have been engaged.;
, The coin plaint sets forth that the is
: sued capital stock of the Alaska Improve
' ment Company is divided into 25,000
•■ shares of the par value of $10 each, of
■which shares the plaintiffs herein 077n
11,625 shares (except that the Tallant
Banking Company is pledgee of 2450
shares owned by James Madison); that
the defendants, James Eva and Barling,
. together with Clift and a son of James
' Eva, own 12,700 shares of the stock; that
. with the aid of Cii:t and Eva's son James
'.. Ev"a and Barling have been able to con
trol- and have controlled and do now cun
• trol the board of directors of the com
pany, and elect four out of the seven mem
-.- befs of the board of directors; that James
„ Evais and for a long time has been the
president of the corporation, find that
Barring is the superintendent; that the
, Alaska Improvement Company, until the
- sa,le thereof, was the owner of fisheries,
canneries, vessels, lands and other valu
/abie property at Karluk, on Kadiak
• Island, Alaska, and at Bristol Bay,
•. Alaska.
. Tn* beginning of the alleged conspiracy
is then brought out in tne statement that
■■.a't'a meeting of the board of directors of the
;• Alaska Improvement Company in San
Francisco on the 23d ot last December,
•. James Eva and Barling were at their own
""••request appointed a committee to nego
tiate, a sale of ail the property of the
..'•Alaska Improvement Company to the
Alaska Packers' Association on the best
' '•' te'ms so be obtained.
On the 29th of December Secretary Pen
tecost was added to the conimittee, and
'. the committee was empowered to arrange
a.'sale and report the same to the directors
v -.of the corporation. Thereafter, on the sth
•'.of lai'. month the committee, composed of
<tnies Eva, Barling and Pentecost, re-
Ttrd that they had nesotiated for the
sale, to the Alaska Packers' Association all
• of the property of the Alaska Improv««
. ment Company (except bills receivable,
■ money anu canned salmon on hand) for
4p] 6,000, the Packers' Association agree
. -.me to pay $31,000 additional for materials
•a:;d provisions at the canneries. ■
I '•'. Relying on the report ot the committtee
. and the personal, assurances of James
I Eva, Barling and Pentecost, the board of
•" directors ol the Alaska Improvement
Company authorized the signing of the
Contract for the sale and transfer of the
.-. property..
. .' Then came the surprise, for the com
*•" plaint avers that the report of James Eva
,„ and Barling was untrue and fabricated,
. and that the agreement was not genuine,
but was made for tbe purpose of imposing
on the board of directors of the Alaska
Impro%'£ment Company; that the Alaska
• .Packing Association was, in fact, willine
• to pay and actually agreed to pay the
. • committee $300,000 for the property ln
" stead of $136,000. as was falsely reported
•by the committee.
•' ' In the meantime the sale had been com
j pleted and deeds lor the property were ex
ecuted and delivered to the purchaser, the
. sum of $52,250 in cash having been pnid
\ on account to the improvement company.
•In addition to the payment to the im
provement company it is asserted that
623, shares of the Packers' Associntion,'
' worth 164,800, have been i3»ue.l to W. B.
Bradford as tru-tee for James Eva and H.
'*, J.- Barling, or one of them.
• • According to the view of plaintiffs it is
the intention of James Eva and J. H. Bar
.. ling to take and appropriate to their own
use m fraud of the rights of the Alaska
' Improvement Company the sum of $1G4,
--000, including the stock of the Packers'
• Association before mentioned.
At the last election of the Alaska Im
provement Company, J:imes Eva, 8. J.
Eva, William. Clift, James Pentecost, W.
'. J. Gray, Thomas Pollard and M. J. Madi
• son" were cho-eu as directors. Gray, Pol
lard'and Madison being the nominees of
. Jame* Eva. who was elected President.
The $52,250 received 'or the canneries wes
distributed as dividends, and James Eva
• and Barling look their ratahle proportion,
'. and unless restrained by the court will re
ceive a like proport : on oi future pavmenta
for the property, in addition to $104,000
.that they are to obtain by reason of their
i.al«e report in regard to the purchase
. price.
s>"o demand has been, made on the board
. of directors of the Alaska Improvement
. Company for reparation, it is explained,
because it would be useless to do so, as
'- James Eva control* the board.
The. court is asked to declare tbe
stock in Bradford's possession to be held by
him in trust for tne Alaska Improvement
Company and to restrain the payment
of further dividends until the lull sum of
. ..$300,000 is secured from the purchaser. In
ihe meantime it fs demanded that a re
. cciver shall be appointed and that the
'.Packers' Association shall pay the pur
• chase price to the receiver and not to
James Eva and Bar! in-:. .
Frank I* Taylor Left the State aud Is
in G'tntrmpt of Court.
'•Judge Hebbaid yesterday made an
order adjudging Frank L. Taylor in con
tempt of court for not producing his
daughter in court at the time ordered.
Taylor's wife obtained a divorce several
years ago nnd was awarded the custody of
the-.cjuld Loi«. to whom Taylor is greatly
attached. He obiainea permission to
keep her at his home for a time and was
to have produced i.er in Judge Hebbard's
court yesterday morninß.
Instead of doing that he sent a letter to
Frank Fallon, his attorney, in which he
said that if he lost custody of hi 3 child
again he would be led to do somedespe
■r.iie deed, so to prevent trouble be thought
it best to 1< aye the State. It is not known
where Taylor has gone, but it is supposed
that he la in Chicago.
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JOst opened at the City of Paris— Printed
lenoa and woven striped lawns, 10c yard..*
* • ■ '■" ■
Mme. Lafeoillade*
A Big Parisian Company
to Give Twenty Per-
Wealthy Citizens Back of the
Project With a Guarantee
of $ifo,ooo
Five Performances a Week at the
California T.ieater— Seats to
Be $i. $2 and $3
San Francisco is to have grand opera by
a fine French opera company from Paris.
Ihere will be twenty operas in all. 'Five
wiil be given each week for fonr consecu
tive weeks. The first will be presented
between the 10th and 14th of March. All
the operas will be given in the California
The price of seats will be $1, $2 and $3.
A number cf the most prominent
wealthy men in the City are interesting
themselves in the project. Among them
are Henry tcott, E. W. Hopkins, Joseph
D. Grant, Mayor James D. Pbelan, Henry
S. Crocker, William M. Newhall and
others, including persons prominent in
the local French colony.
This preliminary meeting was held at 4
o'clock yesterday afternoon. They at
once decided personally and with the
assistance of several other men to offer a
guarantee of $40,000 to the French Opera
Company now in New Orleans.
That company has between 125 and 130
It win cost approximately the amount
of the guarantee fund for the twenty
operas and the railroad and other ex
penses of tbe company.
The proposition was first submitted to
At Hayman, the theatrical manager, but
the project was deemed too expensive as a
pure business venture.
The guarantors do not, of course, seek
to profit personally lrom the undertaking.
They hope that it may be sutliciemlr suc
cessful to render the use of the guarantee
fund or any part of it unnecessary. At
the reasonable prices decided upon it will
be necessary to play to full houses. The
California Theater accommodates about
1500 persons.
On an average $2)00 will have to be
taken in each nigot in order to raise
$40,000 for the twenty operas.
Arrangements have already been made
with Ai Bouvier to present tne operas ai
the California.
The French opera company now in New
Orleans is, according to the critics, tbe
best that has been heard there iv the last
twenty years.
It is cuitomory with New Orleans, com
paratively isolated as it is and having
many residents of French descent, to have
some large Parisian opera company come
over each year for a season of grand opera. |
It is hoped that the experiment here
may result in the creation of a popular
taste that wiil become a demand fu# such
The company that is billed to come
here Is completely equipped. All the
operas will be sung in French, and in
French alone.
Some of the singers of the laree com
pany are: Mme. Berthet, Mme. Fre
mieau-Benati, Mme. Feedere, Mme. Sa
vine, Mme. Lafeuiliade, Mme. Beliet, M.
Massaret, M. Albers, M. Prevost, M.
Atbers, M. Freich.
The company's repertoire of operas is as
follows: "La Juive," ••L'Africame." "Les
Dragons de Villars," "Sigurd," "Rigo
letto." "Le Chalet," "Faust," "Cavaileria
Rusticaua,' : "William Tell," '-Miss Hel
yett," "La Filledu Regiment," "La Navar
raise," "Carmen," "II Trovatore," "Le?
Husuenots," "La Mascotte," ''Aida,"
"Mignon," "I Pagliacci," "Tannhauser,"
An Kssay Contest to Take Place in Sa
cred Heart 1 arigh.
The regular quarterly rally of the
League of the Cross ot Sacred Heart
Parish will be held at the church ball to
morrow evening. The annual essay con
test will then take place and a spirited
competition is assured. The successful
essayist will represent his parish at the
district rally to be held in April next.
The judges are Miss Mary E. Donnelly,
vice-principal of the Hearst Grammar
School; Miss Josie T. Malloy, grand secre
tary of the Young Ladies' Institute, and
Paul B. E3y.
The subject of the essay is, "What
Drunkenness Costs.' Tlie participants
will bo from the junior branch of the
parish and from Company D, League oi
the Cross Cadets, which latter organiza
tion, under command of Captain James J.
Mcßride, will attend in full uniform.
Sacred Heart College . Orchestra will
render the music on the occasion and
other attractive features will be presented.
Admission will be free, but attendance is
restricted to boys over 12 years of age and
to adult persons.
Fimt Named Article* I'ost 854, and Are
tsed by th« Police.
The till for revolving chairs for the
Southern polico atation, to which excep
tion was taken by the Health and Police
Committee of the Board of Supervisors
last week, contained one other item. The
articles billed were as follows: One double
office dc-k, $50; two revolving char?, $54.
The last item was the one that staggered
Supervisor Rottanzi, who considered
chairs at $27 each rather steer. Tne oiil
was rendered by W. S. Nolan <fe Co. It is
still held under consideration. The chairs
were selected by Captain John Spiliane.
Mine. Fremkau Eenati.
British Will Celebrate Vic
toria's Diamond Anni-
Day of Jubilee for Sixty Years
as Ruler of tbe English
The Funds Will Be Used for a Ma
ternity Ward or Hospital for
Deserving Women.
A number of British residents of San
Francisco met in tbe marble room of the
Palace Hotel yesterday to take steps look
ing to the celebration of Qjieen Victoria's <
! diamond jubilee this year.
The meeting was called to order by j
Consul Warburton and the meeting em- j
| powered him to appoint a committee to i
I make all arrangements necessary to a
! proper celebration of the fact of the
i Queen's reign of sixty years.
Several speeches were made by promi- |
| nent British residents, and all said they
i were in favor of taking such steps as ;
would redound to the credit of the lovers
Sf 'the grand old Queen."
William E. Doxey, as president of the \
I British Benevolent Association, reported
i that the Victoria Hospital Association ,
had left a fund of $7000 with the British j
Benevolent Society and the St. Andrew's
Society, half with each; that the interest i
was to be used for hospital purposes, and I
that the funds were safely intact for the
purposes prescribed.
It was the general sense of the meeting
that the diamond jubilee be celebrated in ':
some imposing manner, so that tbe fund
therefrom nii^tu exceed that celebrated at
the golden jubilee at Woodward's Garden
ten years ai:o.
For the purpose of reaching the desired
end a permanent organization was ef
fected, with the follow ine officers: Cbair-
I man. Consul Warburton ; vice-president,
F. W. Brandon; second vice-presideui,
George F. Butler; third vice-president, R.
B. Furman.
Speeches were made by the Rev. W. W.
Bolton, George F. Butler, William E.
Doxey, J. Pope and others.
Before adjournment the chairman was
authorized to appoint a committee of fifty
to take eo tire charge of tbe forthcoming
diamond jubilee. The appointment of the
committee will be completed this week.
It is the purpose of those in charge of the
affair to make it imposing in every parti
cular and to raise a large fund. It is
probable that several thousand dollars
will be raised for tbe maintenance of a
maternity ward at the California Women's
Hospital. _____________
Populists Turn Against Their
Late Leader With a
R»so utions Adopted Condemning the
Policy of the Spring Val ey
Water Company.
A warrant for the political suppression
of Burnette Ot. Haskelt, erstwhile "boss,"
was signed at a meeting of the Populist
County Committee, held last night at
915)4 Market street.
The trouble began when he secured an
office a few weeks ago immediately act
joininc the room with "People's party
headquarters, hours from 9 a. m. to 5 p. M."
on the door in the Murphy building. This
was regarded as a strategic move to se
cure legal prestige by continuity to the
headquarters of the party, and so a few
leading spirits quietly scratched the words
"People's party headquarters" off the
door, leaving only the office hours re
To complete Haskell's discomfiture it
was decided last night to remove the
headquarters to Home other building, and
J. H. Porter, W. Gofl and W. E. Walker
were appointed a committee of three to
look up new quarters and report at the
next meeting. The ostensible object of
removal was "to secure more commodious
apartments." ,
"The only other item of Interest which
occurred at the meeting was the adoption
of a drastic resolution condemning tne
ras and electric "trusts" and the Spring
Valley Water Company as "greedy cor
porations," and approving the action of
the Supervisors in examining the book* ot
the latter company.
They Gave a Successful Ball at Odd
Fellows' Hall.
The second annual ball of the Natienal
Brotherhood of Electrical Worsers, Local
Union No. 6, was held in Odd Fellows'
Hall last night. The ball was beautifully
illuminated for the occasion and there
was a large attendance of members with
their wives and sweethearts. The affair
was a great success in ever}' respect.
The committee of arrangements was
composed of F. N. Dodge, chairman; A.
C. Johns .in, B. J. Parker, W. N. Man nine,
W. L. Ben;ley; flonr manacer, B. J.
Parker; assistant, C. E. Masten; reception
committee, W. Forest, W. P. McPariand,
F. R. Beattie, A. A. Whiteiieid and W. A.
Mme. Savine.
Special Services to Be Held
This Evening on the
S. Homer Henley and Frank
Coffin Will Be the Two
The Monthly Festival Will Introduce
lor the F.rst Time in America
Ford's "Motet."
The monthly festival service at Grace
Church to-night promises to be a most
j excellent one. There have been several
! additions to the choir, ana the music
! selected by Mr. Holt will include some of
| the most beautiful solos and quartets that
I have been heard here for some time.
The Motet Eighty-eighth Psalm, by
Ernest For!, will have solos for S. Homer
Heniey and Frank Coilin, and an unac-
I com paniei quartet. This will be its first
I rendition in America. Then there will be
! a tenor solo, "Babylon," by Watson,
; rendered by Frank Coffin ; then an
i anthem, "The Radiant Morn," sung by
: the full male choir; a barytone solo,
j "Hear, O Israi," S. Homer Henley; tenor
, solo and cuorus. "From Out the Eternal
Morn," Frank Coffin, with full chorus.
The cross-hearer will be Cyril H. Holt;
; first tenors, Frank Coflin, Phillip Rowe. I.
i M. bhawhan; second tenors, I. Edmund
I Jones, George St. John Bremner and
I Charles Henning; baritones, S. Homer
• Henley, George T. Balch, Cyril H. Holt,
N. B. Frisbie; bassos, William McDonald,
Samson E. Tucker and George H. Hook>*.
The organist and director, William H.
Holt, will play an organ solo by Wely.
There have been some alterations made
in the church. The screen around the
organ has been cut down and tbe panels
lowered, giving it a more cattiedral-like
appearance. The chancel has be-n rear
ranged ana two extra choir stalls put in.
The pulpit bad to be lowered about ten
inche* to make room for the extra stalls.
It is expected that a larger audience win
be present.
Will Bo Used by Mi** Fleiahmann for
X Kay Investigation.
The first radiograph ever made on the
Pacific Coast with astatic electro machine
"a: made last week by Miss Elizabeth
Fleishmann at her laboratory at 1017 Oak
street. The result left no doubt of the
superiority of the stalic machine over the
ordinary induction coil and storage bat
tery. The pictures obtained were all that
could be desired in every way and were
produced in less time than by the method
in general use.
The machine referred to is the first of
its kind to arrive on the Pacific Coast,
and truly it is a marvelous piece of elec
tric construction. It will give ony known
kind of current and is so easily handled
that the electric enercy can be distrib
uted anywhere, in fact it is possible to
fill a room with the subtle fluid so that
sparks of fire will come from the walls and
furniture and any metal object will be
come a blaze of light.
But it is for making X-ray investiga
tions that Miss Fleishmann will u<e the
machine. It is much less work than by
tbe old method and so much more can be
accomplished. To make the picture of a
hand it is only necessary to place it in po
sition, connect the Crookes tube and turn
a handle for a few seconds. Tha. current
is generated by causing a number of glass
plates to revolve, which create what is
commonly known as "frictional" elec
tricity. This is connected with the tube
and makes the X rays.
Miss Fieishmann has been a conscien
tious student of the X rays for several
months and has done some of the best
work in the City. She has in mind sev
eral experiments of a most interesting
nature that are likely to throw some
light od the working of the senses. The
results will be made public from time to
time, and as she has one of tbe best outfits
in the country a great deal is to be ex
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They Broke Into a Store on Friday and
Stole a Valuable Parrot.
Sausalito is at present suffering from
the depredations of a gang of bay pirates,
who have entered several stores during
the past few days and carried off booty
more or legs valuable.
Andrew Nic ols' oyster grotto was forci
bly entered on Friday night and sundry
liquors and cigars were stolen. Mrs.
Nichols is also deploring the lons of a pet
parrot, said to be worth at least $100.
Polly was a general favorite, and albeit
occasionally adaicted to strong language
directly attributable to nautical influ
ences, was on the whole a well-conducted
A few days before this the new post
oftice was broken into, but fortunately for
the Government there was nothing for
the thieves to steal, since the Dontoffice
material had not been removed from the
old quarters; otherwise the loss might
have been serious.
The local police visited all the ships in
the harbor yesterday, including the U. S.
S. Petrel, but could find no trace of the
About a Diamond Ring.
L. Plamondon, a dealer in jewelry in the
Crocker building, swore to a complaint in
Judge Low's court yesterday charging H.
Boyle of Mill Valley with felony embezzle
ment, rinruoi.don alleges that Boyle got a
diamond ring from him on the promise that
he would purchase it, but he refuses to pay for
or return It.
on Foot to Substitute
A Plan
American Help for
W. N. Armstrong of Hawaii
Corresponds With Commis
sioner Fitzgera'd.
The Island Government Sail to Favor
the Settlement of American
Labor Commissioner E. L. Fitzsrerald
states that he has a bis scheme on foot.
It is nothing less than enlisting the co
operation of the Hawaiian Government in
the substitution of American white labor
on the islands for that of Orientals, now
generally employed there.
The inception of this scheme grew out
of a visit to thts City of Labor Commis
sioner W. N. Armstrong of Honolulu on
his ricent return from Japan ana iv.rtu
eal, where he had been sent by his Gov
ernment to study the labor question.
On his return he called upon Labor
Commissioner Fitzgerald, and in a con
versation with him learned much re
garding the advantages to be gained by
the employment of white labor as against
that of Oriental on the low standard ot
European countries.
As soon as Mr. Armstrong arrived in
his island home he made his report to his
Government and also set forth the in
formation he had obtained in his inter
view with Mr. Fitzgerald.
So forcibly did he lay the facts before
his superiors that he was requested to
consult with the managers of the sugar
plantations and obtain their views upon
the question.
This he did, and the encouragement he
received from them caused him to write
the following letter to the Labor Commis
sioner in this City:
Honolulu, H. 1., Jan. 2S, 18D7.
E. L. Fitzgerald £*g., tan Francitco, Cat.— MY
Dear Sir: I stud 10 you a coiiv ol the Ha
waiian Advertiser, in which there is a notice
of your report. 1 am now doing editorial
work on the paper.
There is much interest taken here in the
employment pi white labor on Hie plantations.
One of the largest is now considering the ques
tion of putting up the buildings necessary ana
so luling ;o you lor families. I have advised
the managers to Invite you down here at once,
so that you could advise intelligently on the
subject. 1 beiieve this will be done.
I informed them that you might not be able
to come at once owing the need of your pres
ence In Sacramento. The managers believe
that the arraugemeuts lor white labor should
be such that it may work separately from
either Japanese or Chinese. All this will in
volve considerable expense, but I believe it
will bo willingly made.
Few here have faith that you can furnish
reliable laborers, and they "will watch the
experiment with much interest.
The lime for makinit contracts and the time
for planting cane is after the month of May, so
there it no pressure for time. I wouid be glad
to know at what lime you could leave ana visit
us In case the invitation is sent you. Sin
cerely yours, W. H. Armstrong.
The scheme uppermost in the rrnnd ol
Mr. Fitzgerald is to supplant 30,000 Japa
nese, 15,000 Portuguese and 14.000 Chi
nese laborers on t c sugar plantations
aud substitute white American help, mak
ing suitable arrangements with the plant
ers and also with the Government for
their comfort and protection.
Under the present agreement between
the Japanese and the Hawaiian Govern
ments the sum of $112 must be paid the
former Government by the latter for
evoiy laborer landed on the islands.
The object of the present negotiations
is that this or a greater sum .should be
distributed toward bringing white Ameri
can families from California to Hawaii to
work in the sugar and coffoe plantations.
The Sandwich Island Government is
now wrestling with a problem which is so
perplexing that action upon the same is
paralyzed. The Japanese Government is
on the verge of demanding enfranchise
ment of the 30.000 Japanese now num
bered among its population, a power
which if extended the right of suffrage
would overwhelm iv strength the com
bined efforts of all other lorces. Geo
graphically situated so as to render the
immigration of this class the most con
venient ita plantations are now operated
almost exclusively by Japanese hands,
and, with no restriction upon the hordes
yet to come, the strained condition of
affairs in that republic augurs no future
As that condition exists in the islands,
whether to relieve a state of approaching
disorder or to open a traffic in cheap
labor, advances have been made, as above
stated, to have white American citizens
take their places and drive the Orientals
back to their homes.
These facts, according to the Labor
Commissioner, clearly demonstrate the
difficulties- which are Drought about
through the importation of cheap con
tract labor witnout taking into considera
tion what kind of citizens ttiis pauper
labor will make and their ultimate in
fluence over the social conditions of the
Mr. Fitzgerald says he will take atrip to
the islands as soon as be can be spared
from his office by the attention necessary
to look after oroposed lecisiative enact
ments which he now has in Sacramento.
His object in jjoing to Honolulu will be
to assure the Government ami the planters
that he can supply them with 10,000 white
laborers from this State in one year; but
different arrangements must be made for
tneir homes and accommodation from
that provided for the Japanese. He will
ask that the passage of the men and their
families be paid for either by the Govern
ment or the planters, or by both if aeree
able. He states that he will also ask that
all exb-tinp labor contracts with China,
Japan, Portugal and any and all countries
outside of the United State- be abrogated.
Paclfio Heights Football Team Won
Yesterday, 6 to O.
The Pacific Heights football team de
feated the Cogswell Polytechnic College
eleven yesterday afternoou at Central
Part. The score was 6to 0. Left Tackle
Duden, very materially assisted by Center
O'Connor, made the touchdown for Pa
ciiic Heights during the second 25-minute
half. Fullback Wilson kicked the goal.
About 200 spectators were present. "Pete"
Smith and -'Billy" Hobbs of the Olympic
team were the officials, and "Jack" Miller
of the Y. M. C. A. team and English of
Lowell High School were line-men. As
usual, particularly with the minor teams,
comparatively little punting was done.
Following are the men that played:
Pacllie Heights. Position. Cogswell College.
Johnson L. K. j< c, Thompson
liu>tea U T. R Chase
Maze X* O. X Jones
O'Connor C... Johnton
Duysenberg ...K. G. 1....... ......;...y:Bher
Jackson K. T. L..; Davis
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\\>ihe O Lamont
••Barney" L. H. X «\N. Thowpson"
Tlrkner K. H. 1m. ....;. G. Thompson
Wiboa *y: ; &oher
It is stated that a number of fine hotels
have been erected daring the present year
thai have omitted the number thirteen in
numbering the rooms. Many hotels long
in operation also have this peculiar omis
. .. . ..... „,.... NEW TO-DAT—CLOTHING. -■•'■; : ' r
Those with an eye to opportu-
-j, - nity, those wanting to make
vV\^i /f / e^'' dollar do the service of two
\ll'illiw/- *» ot her stores, watch the. big
V/^i "'/^^ /rr advertise. We make
j^^Saw»Bß|^^^^^^\/ /j^^r n '° rash promises, but live up to
Wmm\ y£Lz fcmk Monday and Tuesday will ho
HIL? c ' JlSf^B® V ; devoted to a Night-robe Sale,
8 Ife lAk^ and suc h values as will be of-
ll^ML^^B t M^t-^Br« /''/w/ /r/// & c remembered by the
; shrewd buyers for many a day.
HSr CAv\^ None of these goods will be \sold
l&Bl. \ X^ l^^ dealers - c bay them out.
'8 k O X^ A f 5l \ Consists of nearly 1000 dozen
HH ■ F /^^ \ \ handsomely embroidered Night
Wm JL } €. Ct » \ Robes, made of the celebrated
|iBr^3L RO r\E"V \ Langdon Mills muslin, stout
jflfk/LftJil a \tA"^ \ fabric, cut full length, deep col-
Kpntt^H vVA^"- A 2ar.s, r/^77^ peari buttons, and
BQhHH \ A 'finished with patent gusset, sizes
jPPa^l \ lJf'i t° IS .' usually sold by us at
\X^C^ 75c. Special price Monday and
CT ' Tuesday, and on these two days
'■■ ~~ °^ a '~4oc.—
»*>« i Consists of 500 dozen Night
j£ y Robes, elegant garments made of
>L Paw tucket Mills muslin, hand-
/fflMs^^\ ■ somehj embroidered ; also plain
n $lwP% / \ Robes, made of extra heavy
ij j^|fif ( \ twilled night-robe cotton, with
I \ §^*ml v \ v \ patent gussets, cut extra long\-
I I ffSmtt p (\ \ ideal garments ; sizes IJfKto 18.
I I E&Sua fef I Special price Monday and
I J Hpa '/.ffi& J Tuesday at
I « n ' ' //Rev x 1— 1—
I f / ,w , . • — 55r* ~
w « I LOT 3
(*m . " ; jfl Consists 'over 500 dozen Night
I jo. Robes, made from very heavy
I I M Pepperell twill nightgown cot-
I j yjjl ton, cut extra long and extra
•n J i|\l wide; our regular $1 Night
H I '"■'''■•r-rMiul Robe; also handsomely em-
m I I. /ji|i broidered Nightgowns, formerly
Wil . fl JJ /|n : sold ats£* Special price Mon-
'""•^J ll ' -^ day and Tuesday and on these
1 1 ¥ days only, at
Prices guaranteed for Mon-
day and Tuesday only.
9, 11, 13 and 15 Kearny Street.
Knights of the Red Branch Will
Commemorate the Deeds
of Emmet.
Postry, Music snd Oratory Will Be
Employed in Honor of tbe
Young Irish Hera
On the evening of the Ith of March, at
Metropolitan Temple, the Knights of the
Red Branch will celebrate tne anniversary
oftneyoun~ Irish hero, Robert Emmet.
That the affair will be a success goes with
out saving. Rev. Father Yorke will be
tne orator. Mayor Phelan wflll preside.
There will be Irish music, both vocal and
instrumental, by the following well-known
artists: Soprano, Alias A. L. Rooney:
contralto, Mrs. T. Griffin; tenor, Mr. Des
mond; barytone, Mr. Berizer, and the cele
brated violinist, Senor Jose Andonegui.
Miss Georgianna will preside at the or
Each attendant will be presented with
quite a unique artistic souvenir pro
gramme containing four pages, having a
picture of Emmet in front, and in back
the arms of tne Knights of the Red
Branch with a suitable verse from Moore
Prominent Irish- American citizens will
act as vice-presidents. The null will be
beautifully decorated for the occasion and
there will be nothing left undone by the
committee of arrangements, consisting of
Major T. P. Crowley, Captain Joseph
Meilott, Philip Bolger, J. Ueasy, J. Mur
phy, W. P. Hannon and J. Coniffe. Re
served seats are on sale at Deasy's shoe
store on Sixth street.
Professor Ci <yl.< y . anil- Iliom >> , Slagee
■Will Lecture Next Thursday.
Next Thursday evening at 8 o'clock at
Golden Gate Hall Professor Charles M.
Gayley ot the University of California and
Thomas Magee will deliver lectures on
"Shakespeare." Tne lectures wili be
given under theauspices of the Mercantile
Lihrary Auxiliary.
Prolessor Gayley is one of the most en
tertaining and instructive lecturers of the
university and draws all students to his
lecture. His subject will be ''Shakes
peare as a Comic Poet." He will speak
for three-quarters of an hour.
Tiiomas Maeee, tne president of the
library, and who is so deepl/ interested in
its welfare and prosperity, and has done
much in the last year tocarry it along and
put it on a tirm foundation, has consented
to appear in public and tell what he
knows about Shakespeare. His subject
will be: "How Can the Existence of a
Great Genius Be Explained? Was Bacon
Shakespeare?" etc.
The speed of a wild duck is ninety milea
an hour.
jtew TO-DAT.
♦'■■■•■ y
it **Z* v .
Has at last visited this city at the earnest solici-
-1 tatlon of our leading scientiiic and professioua •
men. • ; ■ >\
Having a largo income she read* for all at the
one price, $1. which is barely sulncUnt to pay her
personal at'.endan.s an<i o'.ber incidental »-x-
-penses. Do not consult poor mushroom mediums
and indifferent iakers. who (distantly inrf.st our
coast and charge exorbitant prices, when the
nominal fee of $1 is witnln the reucii of all.
Learn upon whom to bestow yourconnd-ncp and
whom to avoid; learn how to tfrac: the epposi.e
sex and obtulixa speedy and bappy nsitrriaxe tvith
the one upon whom you desire to bss.ow your
. UISsVAX j)K VERK has always given com-
plete satisfac;lon, and her advice relative to aU
business investments and speculative ventures, no
matter how complicated, nas Invariably proved
absolutely correct. . She a'oue can enow you to
what calling you were destined by an allwise
Providence atd help you to take advantage of
your natural abilities, as well as to acquire new
methods of positively assured rucc s.
MIHSVAN 1)K VKKE has bhcwn thousands of
apparently unlucky lii.-v aua women how to dis-
card poverty and trouble and shown them it Is
pasy for peopl> with tnelr latent abilities to live la
luxury and affluence. .•■••. . - •
uer mugic Kgypttaa charms are. similar to the
one worn by ihe . first '">apuleou" iv all his great
battles, and este«-rood by him lar above the pal;r/
•'Cross of -the- Legion of lionor," for which hi»
marsnals sscrlriced their lives.
Koal.n^sf 1, by mail $1 upward. .

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