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Choppers ' Friendship Club.
-At 'the last; heldl meeting of the Chop
pers';;; Friendship \ Club ?. four * candidates
were admitted by , ; - initiation.; ~A. J. Wei
nert; of ; the committee . on , funeral ; service,
presented ¦ ; a "' progress report. ; in \ which
many r beautiful • Ideas \ (or : a ' service were
presented.' 7 ; ; The 'committee 1 was granted
further time to * '; perfect " " the work. ; ; An
amendment to the by-laws ,was presented
by i George J.t Strong ; and : action • deferred
until the next meeting. >¦ A committee was
annotated to arrance for. periodical hirh-
' Hattle— l'm positive George loves me
and wants , me to ' be his wife. .' Ella— Has
he ¦ told ' you ¦ so? -' Hattie— No : * but : he \ has
taken ' such ' a strong ; dislike <o ; mamma. —
Chicago Tribune. - - ..
Special .¦ Information ,t supplied >¦: daily . to
business - r houses '; and ; public \ men *by the
Press Clipping Bureau (Allen's).' 610 Mont-
gomery street, i Telephone Main 1042. "
; Don't .go :to i Cape Nome .without a fur.
blanketK H. Liebea & Co.,* furriers, 133-137
Post street,. will' give you the. best in that
line at lowest possible prices. ..'¦-::¦; ; • -
' Bend your 'Eastern ; friends .Townsend'o
California Glace < Fruits.- BOo J Ib.'r in - fire-"
etched boxes. ¦ 639 Market. -Palace Hotel.*
¦ Lookout for 81: Fourth. J no 5c barber, and
grocer. Best specs. eygglasse3. r 10 to' 40c. •
Companions of the Forest.
¦*. Bohemian ' Circle ..of the Companions of
the Forest will give a party In ; the ? For
esters' • building on the night of the 18th
of f April. ;';-v:x--.' %'¦ v ..; \; ;:;>:'.-.? -:-\-
T, All -the local circles are taking In new
members;and getting ready for the next
session of. the Grand { Circle,' which ¦is to
meet on the 14th of next May. t
Fidelity, »the baby circle, has added to
Its membership by accepting the members
of Liberty . Circle. • which . some time since
expressed a, desire to "consolidate." -Its
membership is now forty-four and It ex
pects to increase that by ten at the next
meeting^; : ;;W ; ¦•'/'•. < ' ~:\~
TRACTION ENGINES FOR RUSSIA.
ONE of the most impressive evidences of the effi
ciency of a protective tariff in building up the
manufacturing industries of a country is af
forded by the recent shipment from San Leandro of
two of the largest traction engines in the" world, to
gether with eight , steel carriages, for use in the
mining districts of Siberia. It is but a short time ago
the free traders were asserting we could not manu
facture any kind of goods as cheaply as we could
buy them from abroad, and that by imposing a pro
tective tariff we imposed a burden upon consumers
for the benefit of a favored class of manufacturers,
thereby committing the economic folly of taxing
profitable'industries to_ support unprofitable 'ones. s*ln5 * In
the face of the recent rapid expansion of our exports
of manufactured goods, that argument has been aban
doned, and the inveterate free traders are now /clam
oring -that since we can compete with any manufac
turing nation on the globe we no longer need protec
tion. " .
The intelligent voters of the United States are* not
likclyvto be deceived by the new arguments of the
foes of protection. It is but a short time ago since
we tried a Democratic tariff, and we have not yet fully,
recovered from the effects of that disastrous experi
ment. Under our present tariff we have revived in
dustry and have so developed our factories that. we
are supplying manufactured goods for all parts of the
world. From our Eastern States there have been
furnished electrical engines for London, locomotives
for railroads^ in India and in Great Britain itself, and
iron bridges for the Soudan. Those shipments froni
our old manufacturing centers were cheering enough,
but now California begins to share in the prosperity,
and : in addition to building ships for Japan we are
supplying engines and cars for Siberia.
The shipment from*san Leandro . will \ serve as the
best advertisement possible in those parts 'of Russia
for California machinery, and as a consequence there
The Native Daughters.
Orlnda Parlor, at a recent meeting, re
ceived by initiation strangers Misses Mol
lie Gallagher, Annie Orr, Ella Cronin and
Addle Brown, and . by card from Golden
State Parlor, Mrs. Clara Day, Miss Dora
Strohben and Miss Julie St. Denis. Af
ter the work there was a high jinks and a
farce entitled "Tipsy Pudding." Among
the guests were Past Grand President
Mrs. Lena H. Mills and . her sister, v Miss
Hllke, of San Joaquin Parlor.' also a dele
gation 1 ! from :¦? Darlna Parlor. The high
jinks was for the benefit of • the Native
Daughters' Home, and tho price of ad
misslon I was ' as, ¦ much* sugar as ¦ the one
seeking admission desired, to -give. ; * ¦-•*•'¦
SA>D CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
In Operation Dally. 625 Sixth Street.
BYRON JACkSON.
The Board of Health has decided to establish an
office in Chinatown. If the melodramatic members
of the board would only make it their permanent*
headquarters and then quarantine the district the peo
ple of San Francisco would be justified in holding a
service of praise.
So rapid has been the increase of girls at Wesleyan
University that the trustees have decided to limit' the
number who will be admitted, just as lias been done at
Stanford. The effect of the rule. will not be to deprive
women of; higher education, but merely to compel
them to seek it in other universities, and perhaps* in
the end the institutions which have shut them out will
sink to a second rate importance when compared with
those that give women a fair and equal showing.
New York is passing through a cleansing process
that is both like and unlike our own. The' New York
authorities are trying to blot out the germs of moral
disease, while; we are chasing- imaginary germs in
Chinatown. The 'public have a reasonably well
founded conviction that a process similar to that em
ployed in New York might be beneficial here. ; •
The Tacoma fusionists are fearful that the .pro
grammed speech of VWilliam Jennings Bryan will be
followed by an ' overwhelming Republican victory.
The fusionists' should not harass themselves. Bryan
has met that sequence of events so often^that he is
accustomed to it and rather likes it.
.An old manias snatched the other 'day from under
the very ' wheels of a Southern Pacific train ¦¦¦ as it
dashedHhrough the 'Mission. It might not ; be a bad
idea for the citizens to establish a mounted patrol to*
guard 'the tracks : until r the Supervisors, remove - the
death-giver, from the district.' .. , - .
-The Mexican authorities are engaged in a labor of
love .that will! not meet with favor from sonte, of the
public officials who have been fingering public money
too carelessly.; Mexico has .undertaken -¦ to, - punish
fugitive American thieves ;. by throwing .them : into
Mexican prisons.
-The magnificent nonsense of the, Peace Conference
of The Hague can. very clearly be^seen- now when the
European powers announce in timidity that under no
condition can they tolerate a thought of intervention
or interference in a bloody affair that concerns Eng
land alone.
Sir Thomas Lipton wants to bring over, at least two
boats* next year to compete, for the 'America's, cup.
One l.would think that, judging from his last sad ex
perience in watching ; the heels *of the Columbia, ' he
would need a fleet of yachts to have even a show.'v
¦ • '¦¦ ' ' ¦ ;- -¦ j t, ¦ ¦ ~ ¦ '¦'¦/¦-¦
The Supervisors. are! discussing the expediency, of
taxing men who carry concealed* ,-. T wcapons. There
may be no , necessary connectioft between this and
shutting off the street lights 'at night, but it looks' sus
picious. ;,; >i:"',!i"-~: •'¦". . ¦
Congressman Sulzer of New ' York has at last posed
himself before the public <in a guise which appears to
suit him « best. - He has made himself the ; tail for • the
Esquimalt'i freak kite of the, yellow ¦ kid. '
;' The. armless and legless man Vwho had three-suits
of i his : clothing stolen -the other day has at leasl'the
satisfaction of knowing that the miscreants stole three
gold; bricks. " " /, -'•'. -.'¦¦'"?¦ ¦.•:"':¦!••/ V- .''¦: ..¦¦';
The Maccabees.
The lecture that Is to be given Tuesday
night in Golden West Tent promises to.be
one of the most interesting matters tnat
has been brought/ before that body In
many a night and it is believed that there
will be a large attendance of Sir Knights.
-. S. W. Martinovich, record -keeper of Pa
cific Tent, has resigned, as he is noon to
take up his residence in the southern part
of the State for. six months. Sir Knight
Llgda has been appointed to -nil the va
cancy.^ 1 : The retiring officer was always
an active worker for the tent. When he
returns he will appear In the tent again
and be as active as ever. This tent has
had initiations at every meeting of . late.
Captain Hare has been appointed captain
of the drill team, vice Martinovich, and
the team Is being regularly drilled.
¦ The social given last week by California
Hive in Union-square Hall was a source
of great .to the, many who at
tended. The affair was under the direc
tion of Slj; Knights Dr. Louis Gross and
Davidson, who acted as floor manager ana
assistant respectively; Miss Cora Delano,
Miss Emma ¦ Harmon and Mrs. | Emma
Hull, the committee of arrangements, and
Mrs. Mack, the lady commander. There
was a well arranged programme of dances
and all were loud in their praises of the
membership of California- Hive as enter
tainers. ¦ • •
CALIFORNIANS IN NEW YORK.
NEW YORK, March 17.— Henry D.
Wood Jr. and Thomas Farley of San
Francisco are at the Empire. Theodore
H. Moore of Los Angeles is at the Man
hattan.
A PLEDGE THAT MUST BE KEPT.
rROM a considerable number of Congressmen,
representing nearly all sections of the Union,
and from every one of those who represent Cali
fornia, a pledge was given last fall to support an
amendment to the war revenue act which would ren
der it impossible for express companies, to continue
the practice of shirking taxes imposed upon them by
the act. So far as the California Congressmen are
concerned the pledge was plain and strong. Up to
this time, however, no step has been taken toward
its fulfillment. • It will be well, therefore, for Boards
of Trade, Chambers of Commerce and other bodies
organized for the purpose of upholding the interests
of merchants and shippers and the community gen
erally to at once remind our Representatives in Con
gress that the people have not forgotten the pledge
and that they_ expect it to be kept. . f
As it stands, that clause of the act which requires
express companies to affix a revenue stamp upon all
receipts or bills of lading is sufficiently straight and
clear to be understood by any intelligent man. The
courts have taken the same view of it as the public,
and by repeated decisions have declared it to be the
duty of the companies to provide and affix the stamp.
Nevertheless, the companies have been 'able to find
lawyers who pretend there is some ambiguity in the
act, and they have succeeded in using the courts to
defeat the courts, and under one pretext or another
have so delayed action that up to this time they are
still able to shirk the tax and impose it upon the
public.
Such bold evasions or defiance of the law as are
shown in this case tend to bring the law itself into
contempt. The people note with growing discontent
the ease with which powerful corporations can make
use of the courts to defeat the laws. Only a short
time ago an official of the Southern Pacific Company
boasted that even if a court were to award damages
to a widow whose husband had been killed by the
negligence of the company, the corporation would
not pay, but would appeal the case from court to
court and prolong it under one pretext or another
until the widow was reduced to starvation or depen
dence on her friends, and all the money due her from
the corporation had been eaten up by attorney fees
and other expenses of litigation. The same course
has been pursued by the express companies in their
aggressions upon the public. They have not openly
announced their contempt of courts and their ability
to stand them off indefinitely, but they have put the
plan into practice, and for two years have continued
to shirk the taxes imposed upon them.
The people of California require their Congress
men to keep the pledge given last fall. They ask that
the revenue act be amended in such a way' that no
shadow of excuse be given for further tax .shirking
by express or other corporations, and that a method bo
provided by which all legal questions arising under
the act can be speedily brought before the -Supreme
Court for prompt adjudication.
If any Congressman regard his pledge as something
of no importance, if he have forgotten it himself or
think the people have forgotten it, it is time for him
to free his mind from such illusions. The pledge
was given in response to a widespread demand. It
was a promise to the people that a grave evil would
be remedied. The evil continues. The public is still
exposed to the aggressions of the express company.
The corporations continue to mock at the courts^and
to shirk the tax. It is a live <issue, and when Con
gressmen meet :hcir constituents this fall they will
iiave to give an account of how they kept that pledge.
It behooves them, therefore, to take action at once.
A T> VRTtTTST^Ivr k N 'I'M.
*
A Weather-Strip.
The use of "Seventy-seven." • like 'a
weather-strip shuts out the March winds,
protects you . from Grip. Colds and
Pneumonia; restores the checked circu-
lation (indicated by a chill or shiver),
starts the blood coursing throusch the
veins and so "fteaks up" a Cold.
Edition de Luxe.
If in response to your request you
receive Dr. Humphreys' Manual with
paper covers, don|t be disappointed. The
Edition de Luxe will follow as soon as
a new lot are bound. Chapter on Dis-
eases of Children.
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.. «or>
net William and John sts.. New York. .
Knights and Ladies of Honor.
The next session of the Grand Lodge of
the Knights and Ladles of Honor will be
held on the 13th of next April. •
Last night all the grand officers residing
In this city and representatives of all the
local lodges paid a surprise visit to the
residence of Grand Protector Z. T. Whit
ten and his wife, 567 Bryant street. The
visitors brought material for a collation
and a pleasant evening was spent. ¦
FATHER DEMPSEY
on the
BATTLE OF DUNDEE.
I have been reading much about ths war
between the "English and the Dutch" in
South Africa, but lately I have com*\
across a new phase of the conflict. I see
by late reports in the. daily papers thai, the
Irish Transvaal Brigade in the first
engagement at Dundee, captured— or
"bagged," to use their own words — several
hundred of the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Now, sir, the last event has interested me
so that I have written a poem on the sub
ject, "a poor thing, 'tis true, but mine
own," as the bard of Avon says. It might
be called "How the Irish Fight For the
Queen," but I have christened it
THE BATTLE OF DUNDEE;
Or,
How President Kruger's Irish Took In
Her Majesty's Hibernians.
Rev. I. Dempsey.
(With apologies to the Ancient Order of
Hibernians, the Knights of St. Patrick,
the Clan-na-Gael, the Fenians and other
fighters.)
On the mountain's side the battle raged,
there was no stop nor stay;
Mackin captured Private Burke and En
sign Michael Shea.-
Fitzgerald got Fitzpatrick, Brannigan
found O'Rourke; •
Flnnigan took a man named Lynch and a
couple of lads from Cork.
Sudden they heard Martin cry. "Hands up
or I'll run you through!" '
He thought he had a Yorkshire boy— 'twas
Corporal Donoghue. • ,
McGarry took O'Leary, O'Connell Uok
McNamee —
That's how the "English fought • the
. . Dutch" at the battle of Dundee.
Then' some one brought In Casey; O'Con
nor took O'Neill; * t
Rlley captured Cavanaugh while trying to
make a steal.
Hogan caught McFadden, Corrigan found
Mcßride. . «. '
And Brennan made a handsome touch
when Kelly tried to slide. "_ '
Dacey took a lad named Walsh; Dooley
got McGuirk;
Gilllgan -turned in Fahey's boy— for Ms
father he used to work.
They had marched to fight the English—
, but Irish were all they could see—
That's how the "English fought the
Dutch" at the battle of Dundee.
Spillane then took O'Madlgan; Shanahan
took Magee; _
While chaßing Jerry Donovan, Clancy got
.' -shot in the knee. w
He cursed thfe Queen's whole army, he
cursed the English race, -'
Then found the man who tired the snot—
'twas a cousin, Martin Grace.
Then Maglnnis caught an A. O. H. who
came from Limerick town,
But Sullivan got an Orangeman from
somewhere in County, Down. .
Hennessy too O'Hara; Hennigan took Mc-
V" ce — '
That's how the "English fought the
' Dutch" at the battle of Dundee.
The sun was - sinking slowly, the battle
rolled along; „
The man that Murphy "handed In was a
cousin of Maud Gonne. «»,^v
Then Flannigan dropped his rifle, snooK
hand 3 with Bill McGulre. ¦ . .
For both had carried a piece of turf to
¦ .'.•:- light the " schoolroom nre. - _
Then Rafferty took in Flaherty; O Con
nell got Major McGue;,
O'Keeffe got hold of Sergeant Joyce and
a Belfast lad or two. .' •
Some swore that "Old Man Kruger" had
come down to see the fun; _
But the man they thought was "Uncle
Paul", was a Galway man named
Dunn. '"' " - ¦-¦'«
Though war may have worse horrors,
'twas a frightful sight to see ;
The way the "English fought the Dutch"
at the battle of Dundee.
Just when the sound of firing In the dis
tance fainter grew, ¦ _-.-
Ryan caught . McCloskey, and Orderly
Doitegan, too. ¦ *
O'Toole he found McCarthy; O'Mahony
- ¦•••¦.' got ¦ Malone, " • .
Duffy got a pair of lads from Connaught
. near Athlone. ! -
Then Dirieen took O'Hagan; Phelan got
Kehoe. . •
Dempsey captured Callahan, but Galla
¦ gher let him go. •
You'd have thought the "Belfast Chicken"
had .tackled the "Dublin Flea,"
The way the "English fought the Dutch"
at the battle of Dundee.
Then " Powers ' began to Intervene— the
Waterford Powers I mean—
And took 'a lad named Keenan and a cap- '
! tain named ,Mulqueen;
Then Brady daptured Noonan; Maher got
'¦•'-. Mcldoo; ¦- ' . :
McGovern srot O'Hanlon and Colonel Mc
laughlin., too. . ;.
'Twas now, the hour of sunset, the battle
SW*»..was -nearly, n'm i"f »i\Ju tM'f tt'M
When I McCormlck 1 came ,ln -with Hoolan
and Lieutenant ' Roger Moore.
But 'twas a srreat day for Ireland, as you
•- -?-.¦*; can easily see; ¦' ' ;: -
That's how, . the "English - fought the
Dutch" at the battle of/ Dundee.
They marched them "all 'to Kruger's town
:¦ ; for; supper, and a bed. ¦
O'Halloran was the ; rear guard; the way
' * v McNulty, led. •. •. ¦ -:-,
When ,they ; got i them to ", the race course
the Boers were full of glee, '
While Kruger. never 1 expected "so many
English to see.',*' .
They, told 'him they : were Irish; It puz
zled the old man's head, ¦
For the Irish he'd : seen . were dressed in
green, while these were togged In red.
But 'tis a passing story; *n history's page
1 -you'll see, - . " ¦ ¦.
That "'Twas the English fousrht tho
Dutch" at the battle of Dundee.
AROUND THE
CORRIDORS
W. P. Hawley, a prominent mill owner
of Floriston, is at the Lick, j
L. G. Falkner, a wealthy merchant of
Chlco, is registered at the Grand.
L. W. Moultrie, a prominent attorney
of Fresno, Is a guest at the Lick.. '
•Dr. Shearer, a leading physician of
Santa Rosa, is a guest at the Grand.
A. Kose,' a traveler from Austria, Is
among the recent arrivals at the Palace.
¦ E. S. Stevens |of Tokio arrived ln 4 the
city yesterday and went to the Occidental.
W. F. Barnes, a wealthy Los Angeles
manufacturer, is registered for a short
stay at the Grand.
H. S. Goodfellow, a merchant of Shang
hai, is one of the arrivals from the Orient
on the . Gaelic who registered yesterday
at the Palace, ' - ¦
¦R. Sharpies, a traveler from England,
who has been making a tour of the world,
is at the Palace, where he arrived yester
day on the Gaelic.
.Miss E. J. Newton of Foochow and Mrs.
F. E. Melgs of Nankin, missionaries from
the Orient, are registered at the Occi
dental, en route to their homes In the
East. • ' ,
Inspector of Transports Colonel Bird ar
rived on shore from the Gaelic yesterday
and Is now at the Occidental, en route
to his headquarters Jn Washington, D. C.
] Dr. W. S. Taylor of Llvermore Is a guest
at the Palace.
Captain ,McG^wan, formerly in com
mand of the Monadnock at Manila, Is at
the Occidental, where he arrived yester
day from the, Gaelic. He Is on his ; way
to Washington in obedience to orders re
ceived from the Navy Department.
"Did I Hear You Say Anything?*'
class socials and entertainments. Under
good of the order there were a number of
interesting remarks and short stories—
some good, some not so good and soms
that were neither good nor bad. Dr. Mc-
Lane will deliver a lecture before the club
at the next meetfng on a subject which
he promises will be very" Interesting.
A TAX-SHIRKING CORPORATION.
ASSESSOR DODGE is seeking a means of so
increasing the assessment of property in the
city that the administration can raise a rev
enue sufficient to meet the expenses of municipal.'
government under the new charter without imposing
a tax levy much in excess of the dollar limit. To that
end he has under consideration a project of adding
$100,000,000 to the assessed valuation of last.year. It
will therefore be worth his while to take notice of the
extent to which Wells-Fargo Company has shirked
taxes in the past, is shirking them now, and will
shirk them in the future if it can.
Wells-Fargo Express Company- is capitalized at
$8,500,000, and the stock sells from $120 to $122 a
share. The company probably pays taxes in other
localities upon some portion of its capital, but it is
safe to say it does not pay much. The Assessor has
the right ; to require the corporation to show where
it pays taxes and to what amountSi and it is his duty
to exercise that right. When the amount of such out
side taxation has been discovered it should be de
ducted from the total capitalization of the corporation,
and upon all the remainder taxes should be levied in
San Francisco. For example, if it be found that
Wells-Fargo pay taxes in other places upon prop
erty up to a valuation of $2,000,000, that sum should
be deducted from the total capital of $8,500,006, and
it should be assessed for taxes here at $6,500,000.
The extent to which Wells-Fargo Company prac
tices tax shirking constitutes a grave scandal.^ It has
for two 1 years shirked the Federal war revenue tax,
and for more yearsjthan that has shirked State and
county taxes. . Witli the Federal tax Assessor Dodge
has nothing to do, but it is a matter of official con
cern to him that the shirking of local taxes be no
longer" tolerated. There is a deficiency in the treas
ury, and it is imperative the municipal revenues of
the coming year be larger than those which have left
us without street lights after midnight. Before the
Assessor sets about raising the .. assessments upon
property already sufficiently taxed, however, let him
give heed to the tax-shirking corporations and study
the case of the Wells-Fargo Express' Company." •
THE MONROE DOCTRINE.
THERE is a deal of loose talk afeainst the Hay-
Pauncefote treaty as an abrogation of the Mon
roe doctrine.
It may be of interest to trace the history of that
doctrine and its cause. "The National Intelligencer"
in 1832 published the following explanatory article on
"The Treaty of Verona": "Among the papers lately
introduced into the discussions in France is the treaty
of Verona, which, having laid our hands on' a copy
of it, it may not be amiss at the present time to bring
to the recollection of our readers. With that view
we offer them the following translation of the treaty,
the authenticity of which cannot be doubted, as it is
recognized- by Chateaubriand, one of the signers to
it, in a book recently published in his own defense.
This translation is from the Journal dv Havre, March
17, 1831. Diplomatists pretend that France is bound
by all the treaties, without exception, that have been
concluded by the late expelled Government and the
other powers. Is it also bound by the following se
cret treaty of Verona?
' The undersigned, specially authorized to make addi
tions to the treaty of the Holy Alliance, after having
exchanged their respective credentials, have agreed as
follows:
Article I. The high contracting parties being con
vinced that the system of representative government is
equally as incompatible with monarchical principles as
the maxims of the sovereignty of the people with the
divine right, enragre mutually In the most solemn man
ner to us<> all their efforts to put an end to the system
of representative government in whatever country It
may exist in Europe and to prevent Jts being introduced
Into those countries where it is not yet known.
Article 11. As it cannot be doubted that the liberty of
the press is the most powerful means used by the pre
tonded supporters of tire rights of nations to the detri
ment of those of princes, the high contracting parties
promise reciprocally to adopt all proper measures to
suppress It not only in their own States but also In all
the rest of Europe. ,
Article 111. Convinced that the principles of religion
contribute most powerfully to keep nations in the state
of passive obedience which they owe to their princes,
the nigh contracting parties declare it to-be their inten
tion to sustain in their respective States those measures
which the clergy may adopt, with the aim of ameliorat
ing their own Interests, so Intimately connected with tho
preservation of the authority of princes; and the con
tracting powers join in offering their thanks to the Pope
for what he has already dene for them, and solicit his
constant co-operation in their views of submitting the
nations.
Article IV. The situation of Spain and» Portugal
unites, unhappily, all the circumstances to which this
treaty has particularly reference. The high contracting
parties, in confiding to France the care of putting an end
to them, engage to assist her' in the manner which may
the least compromit them with their own people and the
people of France by means of a subsidy on the part_pf
the two empires of twenty millions of francs every year
from the date of the signature of the treaty to the end
of the war.
Article V. In order to establish in the peninsula the
order of things- which existed before the revolution of
Cadiz and to insure the entire execution of the present
treaty the high contracting parties give to each other
the reciprocal assurance that as long as their views are
not fulfilled, rejecting all other ideas of utility or other
measures to be taken, they will address themselves with
the shortest possible delay to all the authorities existing
in their States, and all their agents in foreign countries,
with a view to establish connections tending toward the
accomplishment of this treaty. /
Article VI. This treaty shall be renewed, with Buch
changes as new circumstances may give occasion for,
either at a new congress or at the court of one of the
contracting parties as soon as the war with Spain shall
be terminated. . .
Article VII. The present treaty shall be ratified and
the ratifications exchanged at Paris within the space of
six months.
Made at Verona, 22 November, 1522.
(Signed) For Austria, METTERN'ICIL
For France, CHATEAU I3RIAND.
For Prussia, BERRISTET.
For Russia, NESSELRODE.
The Spanish colonies in this hemisphere had re
volted and their independence had been acknowledged
by the United States and Great Britain. The treaty
of Verona foreshadowed the purpose of the signa
tories to aid Spain in their recovery. Great Britain
obtained knowledge of this secret treaty and com
municated it to the United States. President Mon
roe met the emergency in this clause in his message
of 1823:
"We owe it, therefore, to candor and to the
amicable relations existing between the United States
and the allied powers to declare that we should con
sider any attempt on their part to extend^their sys
tem to any'part of this hemisphere as dangerous'to
our peace and safety. With the existing colonies or
dependencies of any European power we have not in
terfered and shall not interfere,. but with the Govern
ments who have declared their independence and
maintained it, and whose independence we have on
great consideration and just principles acknowledged,
we could not viewany interposition for the purpose
of oppressing them or controlling in any other man
ner their destiny by any European power in any other
light than as the manifestation of an unfriendly dis
position toward the United States."
That checked the designs of the Holy Alliance as
far as this hemisphere was concerned, and perusal of
the treaty of Verona will show how all of its purposes
have been negatived by events.
are. likely to be further orders not. only -for traction
engines and cars, but for other iron and , steel ma
chines and implements of all .kinds that our shops can;
furnish. At the present time the condition of; the
commercial routes of the f world is adverse to ; our,
trade in that: direction;- for while it is hardly' more
than 500o v miles in a straight line from California to
the "Siberian district where the engines are to be
used, they will have to traverse more than 20,000 miles
to reach their destination. They go from San
Leandro to New York td be "shipped from that port
instead of from San Francisco. With the completion
of the eastern end of the* Siberian railroad, however,
the" situation will be changed. "T nen California ; will
have advantage over the East in 'the Siberian mar
kets', and instead of San Leandro goods being shipped
from New York, the products of the Eastern manu
facturing districts will be shipped from San Fran
cisco. ".' .. '. " '-?".. . • -,/,
In the , meantime the incident serves to^show.the
vast benefits which have accrued to the industries of
the country from the election of: President McKinley
and the establishment of prosperity upon the firm
basis of protection and sound money. The tunes to
which Republican campaign songs will be set' this fall
will be gathered from the : whirring of spindles and
the sonorous music of forges and looms. We have
assured our own markets with the best manufac
tured goods in-the world, and now we go forth to fur
nish the machinery that is 1 to help civilization for
ward in all parts of the globe, froni the deserts of the
Soudan to the frozen fields of Siberia.
THE SAN rRAKCi^O
Personally Conducted Excursions
¦ In Improved .wlde-vestibuled^ Pullman 1 tourist
rleeplng cam via', Santa Fe route.' j Experienced
excursion conductors ; accompany these excur-
sions ;tO;looKi after.; the .welfare of passengers.
To i Chicaeo ¦ and "' Kansas City ,'¦ every • Sunday,
Wednesday and : Friday. To . Boston. Montreal
and i Toronto . every j>Wednesday.V; To . St. Louis
every Sunday. , - To ! St. ¦ Paul ' every Sunday • and
JTriamr.: Ticket \ office, ' 628 : Market > itretcr; V-v¦ ¦;
Order of Chosen Friends.
Grand Councilor Savage will coma to
this city from San Pedro during; the lat
ter part of the month and he will maks
visits as follows: March 30 to Pacific
Council: April 2, Empire Council: 3, Teu
tonla Council: 4, Germania Council: 5,
Social Council: 6, Golden Gate Council.
7, Sunset Council; 8. Falrmount Council:
10. America Cound; 12. Evans and Crystal
Councils, and 13. Oakland, after which he
will make a tour of the interior.
Auditor Wells seems to be suffering from the delu/
sions of a day dream. He says that by advertising for
bids he willbe able to secure the benefits of compe
tition in the local telephone service. Perhaps he
thinks the monopoly will bid against itself.
SUNDAY MARCH "iB, 1900
" JOHN D. SFRECKELS. Proprietor.
Address All Communications to W. S. LEAKE. Manager.
FLBLICATIOA OFFICR.. Market and Third. 8. F.
Telephone .Main 18BS.
EDITORIAL ROOMS 217 to 221 Stevenson St.
Telephone Slain 1574.
Delivered «»t Currier*. IK Cents Per Weelc.
Mncle Copies. S Cento.
Terra* by Mall. Including; Postaset
DAILY CALL, (including Sunday), one year ." $8.00
DAILY CALL. (Including Sunday), 6 months S.OO
DAILY CALL (including Sunday). 3 months 1.60
ISAILY CALL — By Single Month Cse
SL'NDAT CALL One Year 1.50
WEEKLY CALL One Year .< 100
All poatmaater* are authorized to receive
untmcrlptlonii.
Emnple copies will be forwarded when requested.
OAKLAXD OFFICE 111S Broadway
C. GEORGE KROGNESS.
Manager Fceign Advertising, Marquette Building, Chicago.
NEW YORK CORRESPONDENT:
C. C. CARLTCN Herald Square
NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVE:
FERRY LUKENS JR 29 Tribune Building
CHICAGO NEWS STANDS:
Sherman Hous*: P. O. News Co.; Great Northern Hotel:
Fremont House; Auditorium Hotel.
JCFJW YORK NEWS STANDS:
Waldorf- Astoria Hotel; A. Drentano. SI Cnlon Square;
M-jrray Hill Hotel. — >
WASHINGTON (D. C.) OFFICE Wellington Hotel
MORTON E. CRANE, Correspondent
BRA\CII OFFICES^tTT Montgomery, corner of Clay, open
until 8:30 o'clock. 300 Hayee. open until 9:30 o'clock. 639
McAllister, open until 9:3U o'clock. 615 Larkln. open until
0:30 o'clock. 1941 Mission, open until 10 o'clock. 2261
Market, corner Sixteenth, open until 9 o'clock. 1006
Valencia, open until 8 o'clock.' IG« Eleventh, open until
9 o'clock. SW. corner Twenty-second and Kentucky,
open until 9 o'clock.
The Kentucky militia may have to get in and fight
the thing out with itself to decide which Governor it
oufiht to fight for when the time come*'
W. S p. BUILDINO PAPER.
woflr». ill Nwr Mot.tsom.ry rt. . -
AMUSEMENTS.
Orj-heum— Vaudeville.
Grand Operahouse — "The Girl From Paris."
Grand Opera-house— Concert Tuesday afternoon. March 29.
California — ¦"Pudd'nhead Wilscn."
California— Paderewski. Monday, March 2S.
Columbia— "Because She Loved Him So."
Tivoli— "The Idol's Eye."
Alhambra — "Three Musketeers."
Alcuzar — "Never Acaia."
Chuie*. Zoo and Theater— Vaudeville every afternoon and
•venire.
Olympia. corner of Mason and Eddy ttreets — Specialties.
Fi6ch«-r's New Concert House — Grand opening March 19.
Mechanics' Pavilion— Trained Animal Show.
fherrr.ar. - Clay Hall— Afred A. Farland. Banjobst, Friday
evening. March i 3.
l_'iiion »"oursins Park — Cocrslnc to-day.
Ir.gleside Coursing Park — Coursing to-day.
Western Turf As»oclation— Races to-morrow.
AUCTION SALES.
By T. McDonald— To-morrow, at 11 a. m., 2 and 1 p. m.,
Japanese and Chinese Curios, at SW. corner Geary and Stock-
ton streets.
Horses— Monday. March 15. at 11 o'clcck. at 1625 Market st.
I3y Sullivan & Doyle — Tuesday, March 20. Hones, at
TwclCtti aa<3 Mission streets.
CAPE NOME
MACHINERY and SUPPLIES.
SAND CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS:
t/Di\fU "*nd Drake Amalgamators, la
tVltUon operation daily; 1 30-Hp. gaso-
line- enjrine cheap. 9 Stevenson
St.. S. F.
D^EDaiNQ PUMPS.
Oil. Gasoline. Steam Hoists, Centrifugal Pumps.
Enslnes&Bollers. HendyMach. Wk5.,49 Fremont.
MARSH STEAM PUMPS
Supply fresh or salt water for slulc* boxes;
talsh or low lifts. Slznonds. 33 Market st
PUMPS AND GASOLINE ENGINES.
All kinds of Pumps and Gasoline Enjtnes.
WOODIN & LITTLE. 512 Market «t-. 3. F.
BEACH OOLD CO>CENTRATOR.
SAVES All the Gold by Gravitation. No qnlck-
silver. Hand or power. In operation It Spear.'
EOS ¦> GOLD SAVER.
If an pumps, water operates machtae. works
» tons per hr.. e*ve» 95 p-c. free gold. U9 First.
CENTRIFUGAL AMALGAMATORS.
SAVES fine rold. In dally operation at 254
Beale st.. San Francisco.
GASOLINE E.NOINES.
HERCUI.ES OAS ENGINE WORKS t* nllte*
many orders for Nome. Hl-143 Flrit st.. 8. F.
COLO SEPARATOR.
Cyclone Gold Separator and Amalgamator In
daily operation. Win. H. Birch & Co.. 133
First at.. S. F.
OOLO SEPARATOR.
MARSHALL Gold Sa»!n* UacUn*. R» Fo!-
•om street. Oriental Gas Engine Company.
GROCERIES A*D PROVISIONS
Outfits racked. -IRVINE BROS.. 670 Howard.
JOS Fourth. UO2 Polk and 1441 Stockton. 8. F.
OILS.
L.TTBRTCATTTJO.OH. Cruda On and Oaaolln..
ENSIGN t'McCCmCK. 23 gpear at.. & T.
PLATES FOR SAVING GOLD.
Srhxezleln & : Bnrrldr?. S . Hardie .. olac*. off
Kearny. between gutter and Bush atree-ts.
F. W. BEU* Central Platlnjr Worka. 552 Mis-
sion «t.. S. F. Phcse Jessie 301. :
POCKHRS. V
nnr>rc? c Hula-Hula * Rocker:' Centrifugal
RliCjlC • J Sand Pumps: Machinery. PARKK
b. UACT CO.. 21 Fremont st.
V '- . "PORTABLE HOUSES.
BCRSHAII-STANDEFORD . CO.. Washington
- and Ist «t».. Oakland, or Builders* Ex.. 3. I\
• PILE-DRIVIva ENGINES. *
Worthlnffton* Stwyn • Pumps ¦ * Water ilttara,
Mnndy-Hoi»tlnK' Engine*. , Tatum ft Dowen.
:E.NGI>ES. BOILERS. ETC.
BAKER * HAMILTON. ', Enrlnes and Botlen:
lowest . Drtees on the co«sj. Pins & Davis «a,
>'.;'.-. TENTS AND i » O VERS.
NEVILLE^* CO..* manufacturer* ba««. inti,
, toTtmra and S3 California rt.
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