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MEMORIAL MUSTER OF VOLUNTEERS OLD AND NEW ONCE more has the master of the nation's veteran life guard taken place and many names, whose owners answered "Here" at the last call, have disappeared from the roll. uliar pathos attached itself to the ceremonies of yesterday. Of recent years people have gradually lost sight of the solemnity of the day, and heeded not the steadily diminishing numbers of the frosted crowned heroes who tot tered out to lay their offerings of love on the mounds where sleep their comrades. But with the city ringing with the tramp of armed hosts it all came back to those thoughtless ones, that other great gathering, the long years of strife, the final disbandment of the grandest army the world had ever seen, and In later years the touching devotion of the living to the memory of their dead. One year ago the remnants of that pa triot band were escorted to their devo tional exercises by their own sons, proud, strapping fellows and heroes. Yesterday they wi-re guided by sons of other veter ans—strangers, but still wearing the army blue — while their own boys, the pride, the flower, the hope of California, led across the broad Pacific to cora -bat their country's foes upnm alien soil. "Where a twelve-month before our boys shortened their strides to meet the falter ing cadence, of their sires, yesterday the towering manhood of Washington, of Col orado, of Minnesota and from the south . em confines of our own State performed like service. And California is grateful to her sisters' children. The shouts of admiration which have gTeeted the garnering ranks were stilled by the new and strange conditions. And when the men who bore the brunt of the great struggle appeared, their ranks grown thinner, their steps more feeble, unbidden lumps checked all sound, and tears coursed down the cheeks of those who have witnessed similar processions with never a thought of their real signifi- Each post of the Grand Army of the Republic had fewer men in line yesterday than it did a year ago. "Taps" have Bounded over the final camp ground of many, while increasing disabilities kept others from fulfilling their most sacred duty. But though veterans of '61 are falling GENERAL MERRIAM REVIEWS THE VETERANS AND THEIR VOLUNTEER ESCORTS. fast their splendid organization will con tinue to live until the last veteran of the war of '98 shall answer the final sum mons. Some day our sons and the boys who participate/! in yesterday's ceremo nies will return crowned with honors, and tn^n they will become members of the Grand Army of the Republic. With the rising of the sun preparations for the tribute to the nation's dead began at the various Grand Army headquarters and at the camps of the younger army. Veterans hurried to their rallying places, clasping, a handful of bright-hued ■s that were to spread their fra grance over some sleeping comrade. At the ramps uniforms begrimed with recent hard service were burnished up, arms and ferments polished, and when all was in rea/iiness the long march to tiie 1 -nt of formation began. The streets along which the column was to pass early became congested with people assembled from far different motives tlian Idle sight seeing. The thmngs were not kept long in wait ing, for at 10 o'clock Grand Marshal Col onel Matthew Schlaudecker and his aids. escorted by a battalion of police, swung Market street from New Montgom ery and moved out that thoroughfare to in Gate avenue, thence to Van Ness. Following marched the four commands of volunteer infantry: First Colorado, Thirteenth Minnesota, Sixth California and Kirst Washington, and four troops of the Fourth United States Cavalry. Act ing as escort to the naval detachment, In ndent Rifles, San Francisco Turners and Garibaldi Guard, rode Troop A cav alry. N. G. C a whose members are down cast because they have not been called upon yet for active service. The Boys' Brigade, the League of the Cross f~- a dets and the public school children— the latter, misses as well as well as boys, marching like trained sol diers—preceded the Veteran Guard and Department Commander Solomon Cahen and staff. Behind them marched the members of Lincoln, Garfield, Colonel Caes and Meade Posts, G. A. R. , while carriages containing General Merriam *■•>< staff, officers of tho day, disabled veterans and city officials brought up the rear. On the broad avenue General Merriam reviewed the column, after which the vet erans boarded cars, while the Colorado and Minnesota regiments marched to Cen tral avenue, meeting the Grand Army posts there and escorting them to the cemetery. The California and Washing ton regiments and the cavalry proceeded to the Presidio, where they performed es cort duty for the procession to the Na tional Cemetery. ■• THE NATIONAL CEMETERY Impressive Memorial Exercises and an Eloquent Address by General Barnes. The exercises of Memorial day at the national cemetery In the grounds of the i Presidio were held under the auspices of George H. Thomas Post N'n. 2. Depart ment of California and Nevada, of the Grand Army of the Republic, and were j of a most interesting 1 and impre. j character. The various posts and organi zations taking part assembled at 10:30 on j Central avenue, at the entrance to the i Presidio, and after forming in line moved i at 11 o'clock in the following order: Qrand marshal, J. B. Lauck; chief of j staff. Captain F. de L. Carrington, U. S. A.; aids— Colonel E. A. Denicke, Captain S. L. Naphtaly, Harvey BurdelU Third United States Artillery band; United : States troops; sailors and marines. United States navy; the Seventh Califor nla Regiment and the First Battalion of j heavy artillery; signal corps, N. G. C. ; ; Boys' Brigade, companies F and G; Vet eran Guard, G. A. R.; George H. Thomas < Post Xo. 2, G. A. R.; Liberty Post No. : 133, G. A. R. ; Sons of American Revolu- j tion; Sons of Veterans; Veterans of the j Mexican War; garrisons of Regular Army and Navy Union, and other organizations and guests. I At the entrance to the cemetery the troops opened ranks, allowing the Grand Army posts and other veterans to pass through. After the usual exercises according to the G. A. R. ritual were held at the George H. Thomas Post monument the following programme was carried <>ut upon the platform to the north: Overture, Third United States Artillery band; prayer. Rev.- F. B. Cherington; hymn, "Rest, Peacefully Rest." Knickerbocker quartet; Lincoln's Gettysburg address, delivered by Selden Sturges; anthem. Third United States Artillery band; ora tion. W. H. L. Barnes, introduced by Commander J. Murray Bailey, who spoke a few eloquent words appropriate to the day; "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground," Knickerbocker quartet; taps; "Syir spangled Banner," Third United States Artillery band. The address of General Barnes was brief, eloquent, patriotic and entertain ing, and was a little out of the usual lines followed on such occasions. He ad vanced some new ideas that were both timely and appropriate, and was listened to with marked attention. He spoke sub stantially as follows: "Soldiers of Memory and Soldiers of Hope: I greet you here to-day full of the recollections of the past; thrilled with the expectations of the future! The old sol dier of the republic has had his memory marvelously quickened in the last thirty days by the call for troops. His mind at once went back to the call of Abraham Lincoln after the first gun had been flred at Fort Sumter, and he had in recollec tion the flower and life of the nation pouring forth from mountainside and val ley, from the workshop and the counter men of inexperience, but full of resolu tion. The gTeat majority of that army knew nothing except the arts of peace. Many of them were commanded by offi cers chosen for the moment, who knew no more of the art of war than they did when they left their mother's breast. "The North rought against the South, and both were unprepared for war. The fortune of time and resources turned the scale In favor of those who fought for the preservation of the Union, and it would have been supposed that the les THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, TUESDAY, MAY 31, 1898. sons learned at that time would not have been forgotten. "With the War of the Rebellion, how ever, the navy that we had built up, the most efficient the world had ever Been for pea battle, and which had accom plished most heroic results, went, under the law of IS6S, to Rotten Row. and it was said that having Betltled our internal af fairs we would not again need another ship of war or another soldier. But we remember that for a second and a third and a fourth time In the history of our nation we have been summoned to war without preparation. "At the time the war with Spain was contemplated there was not enough pow der in this country to fire a general sa lute. We had the nucleus for an army — only a nucleus. "To-day on the tented field you see the result of a nation of seventy-five millions of people who are undertaking to grow great by the arts of peace. It cannot be done. "The Universal Peace Society may have its day in the millennium when the lion and the lamb shall lie down together, be cause the lamb will be inside of the lion, of man. Peace is naturally the state of of man. Peace is naturally the State of man while he is resting for another fight. It always has been so, and it always will be so. "Some say that our nation stands alone —that It Is isolated— and should have no voice or word in the affairs of the world. That was the id^a when Washington wrote his farewell address. But the world has changed since then. That na tion is more than human that never changes its views. We respect the tradi tions of the past, but mighty changes have taken place. When Washington wrote his farewell address our possessions were bounded on the west by the Missis sippi; France held all that vast territory from the forty-eighth parallel of latitude to the gulf; Spain held the Floridas and Mexico was in possession of a vast terri tory. This land was occupied by an alien race, not speaking one word of our lan guage, but it was thought we could an glicize them. In ISO 3, through Napoleon, we gathered in that enormous territory with its inhabitants, who have become homologous with us. When we took the Floridas many people said that that land ; was full of aliens, Indians, tarantulas and alligators and could not be assimi lated. Hut look at it now. "We are no longer isolated from the j world. We are the center of the world. The empire of Russia is building a rail road 5000 milts long across the Asiatic | continent to Port Arthur, where she is building the most vast military and naval station the world has ever seen. Russia is building to-day more powerful fighting machines than any other nation. Tm- | pertaJ Russia learned a lesson from the English in the Crimean War. She had no money then, but to-day she has more gold in her . auks than any other country, and she keeps it. She goes abroad to tint row money. Every dollar in that vast , railroad enterprise is borrowed, hut her gold she keeps for the day <,f Deed. Great Britain and France do the same thing. "Some people say we will never have trouble with Germany. Austria or Prance. Why not? If they want to fight they will. We would have had trouble with them before this had it not been for the blood red flag of England. When we have set tled this affair with Spain— a fifth-rate power— we will • down and think what the results of a war with a first-rate power would have been. When we had the controversy with England about Ven ezuela the English lion looked around, shook his tail, and simply said it is not worth bothering about. Now we are go ing to the lion and shaking his paw. "That nation is only to live in this age of the world that Is known to be a fight ing nation, and when this Spanish affair is over our Government will be glad to consider two things, first, what sort of an army shall we keep together, and what kind of a navy shall we construct; and. second, what shall we do with the properly we have taken from Spain. These will be two leading questions in the next campaign. Bryan and free sil- j ver will be forgotten. The majority of | people think we need to keep the Philip pines. We have virtually got Hawaii. She Is only waiting, like a gentle sweet heart, to be taken Into the arms of Uncle Sam to be kissed, hugged and caressed, and Uncle Sara will soon muster up I enough courage to do this very thing. ! Cuba we ought to have had 2.00 years : ago. and Porto Rico and all those islands, | together with &c control of the Carib bean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. "The sailing ship for fighting purpose* lis a thing of the; past. Coal is King. ! Shall we continue to lie tied up so that I our fighting machines cannot be able to ! make more than a ten days' run with i out coaling? No indeed. "This is a new era of the world. Its 1 affairs are not going to be settled wlth j out some reference to the Judgment of ; 75.000,000 of educated people. "Civilization progresses: the only result will be the survival of the fittest, and that Is the nation that is represented by this flag of ours, and when time shall be no more, when all earthly things and earth ly powers shall go down at the sound of the archangel on the battlements of j heaven, the last flag to be furled before j the Banner of the Cross will be the Stars j and Stripes. "This war with Spain Is but the initial '. war to bring together the English speak ing races of all the world." At the conclusion of the programme the , graves of the soldiers of the war were profusely strewn with flowers. There were many elaborate and beautiful de i signs among the floral tributes to the ; memory of ~ the fallen defenders, of the Stars and Stripes. SCENES AT THE CEMETERY. Hundreds Attend an Impres- sive Service at the Graves of the Dead Heroes. Out at the Odd Fejlows' Cemetery, over the graves of the heroes of freedom who have gone to join their comrades in the peace of eternity, the ceremony of re spect and honor to the memory of the deceased veterans was both Impressive and inspiring. It was a spectacle in which the present generation participated, but the thought embodied in the .ceremony of the dead came to them as a mere nov elty stripped of its pathos and devoid of the full realization of the memories which as the cannon boomed over and clouded the epitaphs of the tomb came a vivid picture before the minds of the old sol diers of a scene and an age long passed. As the veterans shouldered the muskets, whirh like themselves belonged to an earlier generation, but like themselves were decorated with the honor and high est testimonials of national pride, it was not with the wonted steadiness that char acterized tht-lr hearing when they first marched out to pay the tribute of respect and honor to their dead comrades. The little graveyard, within a grave yard, the God's acre of the nation's heroes, presented a markedly different as ped yesterday than it presented a year ago. The number of epitaphs is becom ing larger and larger, and many a living hero of '61 who dropped his token of recollection and honor last year upon the grave of some beloved silent comrade has since joined him in an eternal bond of union in the world to come. The Grand Old Army is gradually becoming a mem ory, and in a few years more death will have mustered the remaining rc-ruits into the silent citadel of the tomb. Side by side with the veterans, with caps doffed and heads bent were the sol diers of to-day, paying their respects to those who served the nation before them and whose example they will strive to imitate in maintaining ami perpetuating the existence of the Stirs and Stripes. Many of the volunteers from the camp opposite the cemetery wandered over to the graveyard to witness the ceremony in honor of those who fell in battle defend ing the same banner which they intend to protect in the near future. Many of the boys remained in the silent precincts of the little, enclosure long after the. cere mony was over, remaining there to read the sacred inscriptions and no doubt to ponder on the future and the destiny of those whom he has joined and with whom he will shortly sail on a mission fraught with uncertainty and danger. The soldiers, after being reviewed and dismissed at Golden Gate avenue, rode to the entrance of the Odd Fellows' Cem etery, where they again formed In pro cesaion to await the arrival of the Minne sota and Colorado troops on their march from the city to camp. When the first glitter of muskets was sighted coming over the distant hill they were met with a burst of patriotic music. As the first line of the escorting troops passed the portal where the dead heroes of the past lay, the command to present arms was given, and the entire two regi ments passed the cemetery with a tribute of respect to the dead soldiers. After the last column passed the ceme tery, the veterans, led by a corps of musicians, filed In through the cemetery gates and took positions around the mem orial monument erected In the upper end of the burial plat. The memorial exercises at the grave consisted of a well arranged programme of patriotic addresses ana the rendition of national hymns. The oration was de livered by Rev. M. S. Levy. m CALIFORNIA'S TRIBUTE TO THE NATION'S DEAD School Children Strew Flowers Over the Graves of Departed Warriors. SAN JOSE, May 80.— Memorial ser vices for the soldier dead were cele brated here to-day with unusual Inter est. This was due to the war now in progress, which has aroused patriot ism to a high pitch. The boys of the Maine were not forgotten, and a minia ture battleship named after the ill fated vessel, which had been set up in Oak Hill Cemetery, was covered with flowers in honor of the men who first gave their lives for Cuba libre. Early this morning a squad from Phil Sheridan Post and Woman's Relief Corps went to Santa Clara to decorate the soldiers' graves there. Delegations from John A. Dix and Sheridan Posts and their auxiliary societies, aided by numerous school children, saw that the grra'ves of veterans in Oak Hill Ceme tery were covered with flowers. This afternoon there was a street pa rade. It was headed by Company B, N. G. C, followed by the G. A. R. so cieties, civic societies and city and county officials. The city schools were represented in the parade by about 500 children, and they presented an impos ing and pretty spectacle. About 150 young ladies from the Normal School were another feature in line. This even ing literary and musical exercises were held at the Auditorium. Dr. Eli Me- Clish delivered an oration. GILROY, May 30.— The citizens of Gllroy observed Memorial day by as sembling in a mass meeting at Music Hall last evening. Rev. R. N. Davis presided. The congregation joined in singing "All Hail" and "America." The oration was delivered by Rev. J. Bine, "the boy preacher from the sunny South." Rev. W. D. Crabb read a pas sage from the Scriptures, Rev. Thomas Edwards led in prayer and Rev. R. N. Davis pronounced the benediction. Pro fessor R. C. Storey made a few re marks. To-day the school children and vet erans and many citizens assembled at the schoolyard and with baskets of flowers marched to the cemeteries and decorated the graves of the fallen sol diers. Professor R. C. Storey deliv ered an eloquent address and there was patriotic singing by the entire audi ence. SACRAMENTO, May 30.— T0-day memorial observances were rendered parti" jlf rly significant because of the recp> ' departure of local troops for the seac or che present war. At no prev ious time in the history of Sacramento was there such a general suspension of business. The streets were thronged, thousands of flags arose and fell In a gentle southern breeze and at the City Cemetery, where the services were held, there was not a foot of space that was not deluged with floral offerings. The orator- of the day was G. W. Ar buckle» who delivered an eloquent trib ute to the memory of the dead. Preceding the ceremony came the pa rade under the auspices of the Gran<H Army of the Republic. It was headed by the police, attired in full uniform and carrying bouquets. Then followed the grand marshal and his aids; the Second Infantry Band and a company of mi.itla, the Mexican War veterans and the several posts of the Grand Army of the Republic, Woman's Re lief Corps and Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic; the Sacramento Institute Band and Uniformed Rank of Knights of Pythias. J. C. Carroll was grand marshal and J. S. Jones chief aid. The aids were W. H. H. Willey, Harry M. Carroll, E. C. Jordon, John Measure, W. L. Larkin and George Burnett. TRACY, May 30.— Decoration day was observed here by the raising of Old Glory at half-mast on all flag staffs in town. The Willow School children turned out 100 strong with flowers and flags and marched to the Tracy Cemetery, where the graves of two old soldiers were strewn with flow ers. EUREKA, May 30.— Memorial day was observed in this city by comrades of Colonel Whipple Post No. 49, G. A. R., assisted by the ladies of the Relief Corps, school children, the clergy of the city and citizens generally. This forenoon the Grand Army post, headed by the local Naval Reserve and accom panied by the school children, marched to Myrtle Grove Cemetery and decor ated the graves of soldiers. A deputation accompanied by friends and children went from Marris street to the cemeteries at Bucksport. All bus iness houses were closed during the en tire day. This evening exercise were held at the Pavilion. WATSONVIL.L.E. May 30. — Memorial day was observed with impressive cere monies. Exercises were held in the plaza. Rev. Dr. Dille of San Francisco delivered the address. The procession marched to Odd Fellows* Cemetery and ceremonies were held at the sol diers' plat, concluding with three val leys fired over the graves and a final prayer and benediction. PACIFIC GROVE, May 30.—Mem orial day was observed here with unusual ceremony this year, the pres ent state of war serving to emphasize the honor due the memory of dead sol <!>-rs. Flags both here and in Mon terey hung at half mast. The ceremonies began with a mem orial address last night by Rev. Dr. E. S. Chapman of Oakland. Eloquently and patriotically this eminent speaker referred to the present war and said it was the first time in human history any great nation had gone to war to aid the oppressed of another nation. This morning at 10 o'clock members of the local Grand Army of the Re public post and veterans of the Mexi can War, escorted by the Monterey di vision of the Naval Reserve, civic so cieties of Monterey and Pacific Grove, High School cadets, public school chil dren, firemen of the two towns and bands assembled at the Naval Reserve armory, and, forming a column, marched to the military cemetery on the United States Government reser- %'ation, where the Grand Army of the Republic memorial ritual was per formed and school children strewed flowers upon the soldiers' graves. The ceremony was very impressive, begin ning: with an invocation by Father Peck, a Mexican War veteran, and clos ing with the firing of a salute to the dead. The day's oration was delivered by Rev. H. S. Snodgrass of Monterey. EASTERN LIVESTOCK MARKET. CHICAGO, May 30. — CATTLE— steady to-day. Native beef steers, $4@4 85; stockers and feeders, $4@5: medium, $4 40@4 60: cows and heifers, $3 40@4: canners, $2 sf>ff3 30. HOGS— Were in good demand. Light hogs. $3 70*7/4 12: heavy packers, J3 90@4 17; fair to choice $4 20(54 35; pigrs, $2 50®3 90; butchers, J4fM 30. SHEEP— RuIed firm at the recent advance. Sheep $I<Si4 25; clipped lambs, WBS 30; wooled lambs. $T. TOffS 10. Receipts— Hogs. 30,000: Cattle, 15,000; Sheep, 15.000. OMAHA. OMAHA, May 30.— CATTLE— Receipts, 1600. Market shade higher; native beef steers, Hip 4 85: Western steers, $3 60@4 40; cows and heif ers $3 50@4 30; stockers and feeders. $3 So@s; bulls and stags. $2 BOG L HOGS— Receipts, 2200. Market shade higher; heavy, $4 07@4 10%; mixed. $4 9764 10; light, $4 05«?4 10; bulk of sales, $4 0717 4 12. SHEEP— 6SOO. Market shade stronger; fair to choice natives, $3 70*94 40; do Westerns, $3 60® 4 30: lambs, $4 25<J?5 75. EXPLANATION. The arrow flies with the wind. The top fig ures at station Indicate minimum temperature for the days; those underneath it, If any, the amount of rainfall or of melted snow in inches and hunJmHl.s during the last twelve h^urs Isobars, or roliti lines, connect points of en'.;al air pres.suri ; isotherms, or dotted lines equal tempera. ure. The word "high" means hisrh barometri: pleasure and is usually aceompan'.-d ' by f'lir Weather; "low" refers to inw prep- j sure nr.d is usually preceded and accompanied by cloudy weather and rains. "Lows" usually fir«t appear on the Washington coast. When the pressure Is high in the interior and low ; along the coast, and the Isobars extend north and south along the coast, rain is probable; but when the "low" is inclosed with isobars of marked curvature, rai.i south of Oregon Is im probable. With a "high" in the vicinity of Idaho, and the pressure falling to the Cali fornia coast, warmer u-»ather may be expected | in summer and colder weather In winter. T-he I reverse of these conditions will produce an ! opposite result. WEATHER BUREAU REPORT. (120 th Meridian Pacific Time.) SAX FRANCISCO, May 30, 5 p. m. The following maximum temperatures are reported to-day from Weather Bureau stations In California: F.ureka. B8; Red Bluff, 74; Sacramento, 72; Fresno, 7fi; Independence, 7S; San Luis Obispo. 66; Los Angeles, 72; Pan Diego, 62; Yuma, 92. Sin Francisco data: Maximum temperature, 59; minimum, 4s: mean. 54. WEATHER CONDITIONS AND GENERA!. | FORECASTS. The pressure continues high over the central portion of the Pacific Slope. ' An area of low pressure overlies the upper Missouri Valiey. ■ During the past twenty-four hours there has been a rapid fall in pressure over Montana, Wyoming and eastward. - The temperature has risen over Oregon and fallen over j Eastern Montana and Southern Idaho. In the great valleys of California the temperatures are from 6 to 8 degrees beiowthe normal. : The following maximum wind velocities are reported: Fort Canby, 30 miles per hour from the south; Lander. 30 south. No rain has fallen in California during the past twenty-four hours. Forecast made at San Francisco" for thirty hours ending midnight May 31,-1898: . Northern California— Fair Tuesday; fresh westerly ■> wind. - Southern California— Fair Tuesday; . light westerly wind. - Nevada — Fair Tuesday. s Utah — Fair , Tuesday. • Arizona—Fair Tuesday, San Francisco and vicinity— Fair Tuesdayj fresh westerly wind. Special report from Mount Tamalpais, taken at 5 p. rn_: Clear; wind northwest, 24 miles per hour; temperature, 48; maximum tempera ture, 55. ALEXANDER McADIE, Loral Forecast Official. THE CALL CALENDAR. Mo 2 10 17 We 4 11 13 35 ; 13 19 Ls. IS 13 I 20 Sa. I U 21 ! IT |/«v full Moon. I W May Moon's Phasetk 15 la" 16 23 50 Last Quarter, Qi May 11 ! x^v New Moon, j Vj/ May 2u. SUN, MOON AND TIDE. United States Coast and Geodetic Surrey. Times and Heights of High and Loir Waters at Fort Point, Entrance to San. Francisco Bay. Published by official au thority of the Superintendent. NOTE.—The high and low waters occur at the city front (Mission-street wharf) about twenty-five minutes later than at Fort Point; the height of tide Is the same at both placet. ________ __ MAY-I-ws « , Tuesday, May 31. Sunrises . ■.< Sun net« ..; 7:38 Moon sets ...1:81 a. m, § i Time j Feet | Time ! FeeJ^ld Feetl'^ilTe* K L W H VV L W iH Wi iii i:6* l.;< am 1 2:42 0 5 9:83 2 8:30—01 10:4» 3] 4:13 -0.7 11:33 4. 5:07 —1.? 12:311 51 6:66 —1.4 1:2! :H.7I 1:14 3.8 2:03 4.0 2:61 4 2 3:40 4.2 4:bO 4.4 5:24 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.2 8: P 9: 10: U : NOTE.— In the above exposition of th« tld*« the early morning tides are given In th« left hand column and the successive tides of th« day In the order of occurrence as to time. Th« second time column gives the second tide of the day, the third time column the third tide, and the last or right hand column gives th« last tide of the day, except when there are but thres tides, as sometimes occurs. The height* riven are additions to the soundings on th« United States Coast Survey charts, except when a minus fiern ( — ) precedes the helifht and then the number given is subtracted fronj the depth given by the charts. The plans of rpfr-rpnce If the mean of the 1ow<r low wat»rv STEAMERS TO ARRIVES. Pteamek. Oreeron IPortlana May SI Homer iNewtiort May 31 Mlneola jComox May3l Moana Igvdney jne 1 Umatuia Victoria *Pu*et Sna..... Jna I San Bias Panama Jne I 6anta Rosa. . . . <an Dlero Jne 1 fhllkat Eel River Jne 2 Burma Nanaimo Ijne 3 Coiumma Portiana !jne 3 Bristol Comnx Jne 8 Coos Bay Newport Jne 4 State ot Cai I Portiana Jne 8 City Puebia.. . I Victoria * Pnpet Sound . . Jhe 8 | May May May; Jne Jne Jne STEAMERS TO SAIL Ftcamer. I iTION'i Sails. Walla Wlla Alliance Laurada... Fulton Nat. City... Arcata Scotia Orizaba- .. Orepon Homer Chs Nelson Nortn Pork Santa Kosa Grce Dollar Columbia.. Umatilla. .. Morgan Cy. I San Diesro .... May 31.11am Pier 11 Vie & Pfft Sna May ol. Ill AM Pier 9 lAlaska May 81. 3 pm Pier % ! Alaska June 1 Oresron Porta June 1.10 am Alaska June 1. 12 M;Pter 2 Coos But Jnne 1.10 am Fter U Humboldt June 1,10 am Pier a Humboldt .... June 1.10 am Pier 9 IPortlana June 2.10 am Pier 13 I Newport June 2. 9 am Pier 11 St Michael.... June 2, Humboldt ... June a. 9AM|Pier 2 San Diego June 4.11am Pier 11 Alaska June 4, Portland June A. 10 am Pier 13 Vic & Ppt Sna June 5.10 am rler .t 9t- Michael ... I June H NOTICE TO MARINERS. A branch of the United States Hydrographlo Office, located In the Merchants' Exchange, la maintained in San Francisco for the benefit of mariners without regard to nationality and t - free of expense. Navigators are cordially invited to visit th« office, where complete sets of charts and sail ing directions of the world are kept on hand for comparison and reference, and the latest information can always be obtained regarding lights, dangers to navigation and ali matters • ■ of interest to ocean commerce. The timeball on top of the building on Tele graph Hill is hoisted about ten minutes before noon, and is dropped at noon. 120 th meridian-, by telegraphic signal received each day rr<>?» < the United States Naval Observatory at Mar»^ Island. Cat. A notice statins 1 whether the timeball was . dropped on time or giving the error, If any. 13 * published the samp day by the afternoon pat>er» and by the morning papers the following day. C. P. WELCH. Ensign. V. S. N.. In Charge. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. Monday. May 30. " stmr Scotia, Johnson, 28 hours from Trini dad. otmr Laguna, Peterson, 21 hours from Bear Harbor. Stmr Sunol, Dettmers, 106 hour* from Port Ludlow. Stmr Orizaba, Parsons, .19 hours from Eu reka. Stmr Coquille River, Johnson, 15 hours from Fort Bragg; bound to Newport; put In to land passengers. Stinr Laurada. Scott. 73 days from Philadel phia, via tSanady Point 37 days. Stmr North Fork, Bash, 22 1 ? hours from Eu- ' reka. Bark Martha Davis, Soule, iS days from Honolulu. Bark Sea King, Wallace, 1C3 days from New castle, NSW. • Schr Mar; C. Campbell. 7 days from Bodega, Bel ■ Defiance. Blom, 22 days from Honolulu. Schr Allen A, Pchaee, 19 days from Ka hului. . s'chr Spam '.v. Dart. 4V>> days from Eureka. Schr Reliance, Christensen, 12 hours from Timber Cove. Schr Corinthian, Korth, IS hours from Bih lers Point. Schr Melar.cthon, BeUesen, 12 days from Co lumbia River. Schr Eva, Klitgard. IS 1 -, days from Hana. AXLED Monday, May 30. Stmr Clecone, Hlggins, Albion. : ;■ ' Stmr State of California, Green. Astoria. Stmr Viking, Petersen. Stmr Point Arena. Hansen, Mendocino. Stmr Coquille River, Thompson. Stmr Empire, Nelson. Coos Bay. Haw stmr. San Ma leo. Fletcher. Comox. . SPOKEN. Per stmr Laurada— April 29, 70 miles SE of Cape Pillar (Straits of Magellan), the schr Car rie and Annie, . from Boston, for Puget Sound. Per stmr Sunol— May 2S. 8:30 a. m., off Port land, saw an English gunboat, bark-rigged. 5 miles off shore, going up. ' ' TELEGRAPHIC. , POINT LOBOS. 10 p. m.— Weather hazy; wind NW; velocity 20. miles. - j"\, 1 DOMESTIC PORTS. POINT LOBOS— Passed May 30— Stmr Pasa j. dena,' from San Pedro for Eureka. HONDA LANDING — Sailed May Stmr Scotia, for San Francisco. ... ASTORIA- Arrived May 30— Br ship Port Lo gan, hence May 10. NEWPORT (S>— Arrived May 30— Schr Mag gie C Russ, from Eureka; stmr Westport, fin Fort Bragg. — Arrived May 29 — Schr PORT GAMBLE — Arrived Mav 29 — Schr Okanosran, hence May 18. SEATTLE— Sailed • May 2S— Stmr Ohio, for San Francisco. ~ . »' :i ii, EUREKA— Arrived May 29 — Schrs Lotti* Carson and Eclipse, from Newport iS) TACOMA— Arrived May 29-Schr Peerless, ho M GRAYS HARBOR — Arrived May 29— Schr : Maria E Smith, hence May 19. Sailed May 2S— Bktn Omega, for Sydney; schr Helen' N Kimball, for Apia; schr Glen, for Redondo. May 30— Schr San Buenaventura, for Redondo. ' Arrived Mav 30— Schr Charles E Falk. henc« May 22: schr Twilight, hence May 19. Arrived May Schr Gem. hence May 19; schr Jennie Thelin, hence May 21: 6chr L« Gironde, hence May 20. - '■■' ■■■■:.. SAN PEDRO— Arrived May -Stmr Jewel, from Caspar; schr Alice, from Eureka, FORT ROSS— Sailed May 30— Schr Nettia Sundb^rg. for San Francisco. NEWPORT— Sailed May 30— Stmr Huenem*. PORT. ANGELES— Sailed M30— U S stmr Monadnock. < TATOOSH— May — Br ship Lord Ripon, from Tacoma, for Queenstown; May 30 — Stmr Mackinaw, hence May 27. for Tacoma. Passed in May — Ger ship Parchlm, from Acapulco,' for Port Townsend; ship Reaper, hno May 20. from Comox. TRANS-ATLANTIC STEAMERS. ANTWERP— Arrived May 30— Stmr rYlesland, from New .York. ■ . LISBON— Arrived May 30— Stmr Peninsular, from New York. HAMBURG — Arrived May Stmr Scotia, LIVERPOOL— Arrived May 30 — Stmr Copna °BREMEN— Arrived May 30— Stmr Friedrich BREMEN— Arrived May 30— Stmr Frledrich tier Orosse. from New York. NEW YORK— Arrived May 30— Stmr City of Rome. Glasgow. SWISS-AMERICAN BANK Of Locarno, Switzerland, and CALIFORNIA MORTGAGE & SAYINGS BANK, 524 Montgomery street. San Francisco. Paid up capital and reserves $620,000 A General Savings and Commercial Banking business transacted. k Interest paid on savings deposits. M Loans on approved real estate security an3 on commercial paper. DIRECTORS: Ernst A. Denlcke, A. Sbarboro, J. C. Rued, E. Martlnonl, F. C. Slebe, A. Tognazxinl, H. Brunner, McD. R. Venable, J. C. Bauer, F. Kronenber*. Chas. Martin. C. Q«hr«t. P. To«- nazzlnl, S. Orandi, G. Kotunal.