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Whale Blown Ashore.
PENXELLVILLE, Me., Nov. 14. —
One of the most singular effects of the
gale here v.-as the blowing , ashore of
a whale eighty feet long. Unable to
get back into deep water, the great
creature lay helpless on • the beach
;md a bullet from a hunter's rifle end
ed i-a llio.
PAPERHANGER FALLS FROM LADDER.
John Lynch, a paperhanger. at C2S Seventh
street, sustained serious injuries yesterday
¦while at work at 38 Gilbert street. Lynch
fell from a ladder, striking on his left side
breaking- his thigh bone and his left arm
He was treated at the Emergency Hospi
tal by Dr. Plnkham.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14.— The
American line steamship Merion from
Liverpool and Queenstown for this
port, which went aground on Chester
Island flats, in the Delaware River,
fourteen miles below thfs city during
the severe storm of Sunday afternoon,
was still fast in the mud at a late hour
to-night. The 1000 passengers who
were compelled to remain on the big
liner all night were taken off by the
river steamboat Columbia this after
noon and landed at the American line
pier in this city. Hundreds of rela
tives and friends of the belated pas
sengers, who expected the Merion to
dock yesterday, were at the pier to
greet the voyagers.
The Merion lies with her bow
buried deep In the mud and so far as
known h?s sustained no damage.
Tugs have . been at work ever since
the ship went aground, but have not
Fucceeded in moving the big vessel.
A lighter was towed alongside the
ship and much of the cargo has been
unloaded.
Carried From the Merion, Which Is
Still in the Mud.
An Effective Method.
"A few days ago," says the New
York Telegram, "George A. Ade, while
conducting a rehearsal of his < new
comedy, 'The College Widow,' at the
Garden Theater, was greeted by a
stranger. 'I am very glad to
meet, you, Mr. Ade,' said the stranger.
*I too am a playwright and 1
¦would like to have some advice from
you. I have completed a play and all
arrangements have been completed for
the production except one little detail.
I have a scene where wild lions are
supposed to be roaring. I have been
unable to find any stage apppllance
that will make the noise desired. Can
you tell me how I can get this effect
of the roaring lions?'
" 'Just fine one of your actors %!,'
was Ade's reply."
PASSENGERS TAKEN ASHORE.
War is on between the Porto Ricans
and Mexicans who live in Hinckley'
alley. Yesterday Theofllo Bustamento,
a Mexican, called upon Marie Pinto, a
Mexican woman. While Justin Rod
riguez, Frank Astoria and Lino Que
sada, Porto Rlcans, attacked Busta
mento with a chair and razor, Juana
Besang. a Porto RIcan woman, at
tacked Miss Pinto and bit her finger
to the bone. Bustamento's scalp was
cut by a blow from the chair and his
cheek opened by a slash from the ra
zor. He and Miss Pinto were taken to
the Central Emergency Hospital and
the four Porto Ricans were arrested
by Policemen Collins and Davids.
Porto Rlcans Fight Mexicans.
RETURN OF DR. UAGAN. — Health Officer
r> f Ragan Is expected to arrive in this city
to-day after an extended trip through the
East undertaken primarily to study methods
in the great Eastern dtle*. bacteriology being
made a special feature of investigation. H*
will be greeted at the Oakland mole by a
number of friends from this city.
Ten Men Fall Victims to the Treach
ery of Filipino Irre
concilables.
MANILA, Nov. «;14. — Nine scouts of
the Thirty-eighth Company and one
American attached to the Hospital
Corps have been killed in an ambush
on the east coast of Samar.
SCOUTS ARE AMBUSHED
AND KILLED IX SAMAR
BOSTON, Nov. 14. — The fierce
southern storm, v»hich started off the
Florida coast on Saturday and swept
up the Atlantic seaboard, passed over
the maritime provinces to-day and to
night had its center off Cape Race,
Newfoundland. The storm in the
provinces, particularly along the pen
insula of Nova Scotia, was attended
with terrific gales and an unusually
low barometer, the glass at Halifax
to-day showing a mark of 28.6.
Telegraphic and telephonic com
munication with the provinces is in
terrupted and news coming from
Eastern Maine filtered through to-day
by a most circuitous route. To-night
there is no wire communication east
or north of Waterville, Me., and all
telegraphic connections between this
city and points in the State of Ver
mont is suspended. As reports have
been received here from points along
the New England coast regarding the
ravages of the storm a remarkably
small number of marine disasters was
noted. So far as known to-night only
two vessels were wrecked, the Rock
land schooner Arcularius, which went
ashore off the Tarpaulin Cove light
house on Naushon Island, . and the
Nautilus, which broke her back across
the new Dog bar, Gloucester harbor.
In neither case was there any loss of
life.
The chief damage caused by the
storm was the crippling of the tele
phonic, telegraphic and electric light
service throughout northern and east
ern New England. Through the entire
area of Maine, New Hampshire and
Vermont the course of the telegraph
and telephone lines is marked by hun
dreds, of poles that were blown down.
Clear and cold weather followed in
the wake of the storm.
Leaves the YVirp Service of New Eng
land Paralyzed.
NEW YORK. Nov. 15. 3:45 a, m.— -
The abattoirs at the foot of Sixth
street, Jersey City, are burning. Two
alarms have been sent in. but the fire
is spreading rapidly among the
buildings, which are of frame con
struction. . .
Trains of cattle cars belonging to
the Erie Railroad Company have been
drawn out of the fire zone.
Several large grain elevators stand
along the river front five or six blocks
from the fire, but they are not be
lieved to be in immediate danger.
The flames ran rapidly along the
water front toward the north and
were soon communicated to the docks
of the Berwynd-White Coal Company.
The terminal of the Erie Railroad is
situated not far south of these docks.
Great efforts were made by the men
employed about the abattoirs and
stockyards to save the cattle and it is
thought all were driven to places of
safety. ¦ ;; v "Av;
STORM PASSES TO SEA.
ROME, Nov. 14. — Definite returns
from the second balloting strengthen
the majority of the Cabinet, while the
Extreme Left lost about twenty seats
altogether. Signor Ferri, the Social
ist leader, has been elected at Porto
Maggiore. Defeated Socialists made
demonstrations at Milan, Florence and
Genoa, but the attempted disorders
were quelled by troops. The latter
were stoned in Florence, while at
Genoa revolvers were v flred and there
ivere several casualties. Order has.
now been re-established everywhere.
Second Balloting Accompanied by
Serious Disorders in Milan,
Florence and Genoa.
ITALIAN CABINET GIVEN"
INDORSEMENT AT POLLS
FIERCE BLAZE
IN NEW YORK
The legend "Our Favorite" picked out
in blossoms upon the monumental floral
piece passed over the Majestic foot
lights last night manifestly did not re
fer to a new brand of cigars, but to
Mips Adele Block, who made her initial
appearance at the uptown playhouse in
Majestic.
Patriotism, love, villainy and comedy
wet«i generously mingled last evening
at the Central Theater, where Edward
McWade's beautiful play, "Win
chester," was produced. Miss Ethel
Clifton looked charmingly
as the young girl spy. HerEchel Mayall
as Frank Kearny was at his best.
Very soldierly, manly and at all times
thoroughly in th'e atmosphere of the
play, Mr. Mayall was justly accorded
a rousing reception. As the villain
Philip Allen Henry Shumer gave one
of hJ* best performances and of course
met with th^ usual hisses from the
gallery. th*» latter being shared by
Pryse Mackaye. who was an accom
plice ot Allen's. Ernest Howell gives
an artistic portrayal of a Southern
gentleman. George Nicholls* imper
por.ation of the negro who swears by
proxy was well received. Danny Hali
fax shared honors with Millar Bacon.
Myrtle Vane looked winsome and acted
with a eprightliness that has made her
popular. James Corrigan was at his
best In one of the finest characteriza
tions he has ever given.
Central.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Chick, a clever
duo of funmakers, pleased two audi
ences at the Chutes yesterday with
their domestic comedietta, "Matrimo
nial Mishaps." Duke Johnson and Mae
Wells, a singing and dancing colored
couple direct from New York, proved
as good a team in their line as has been
seen here in many a day. Little Edna
Grant in her characteristic dances
brought down the house. The Fetching
brothers continued their "musical flow
er garden." The Huegel brothers, com
edy acrobats; Mabel Larnson. the popu
lar singer of illustrated songs, and the
biograph, showing the latest European
and American novelties in moving pic
tures, completed an excellent pro
gramme. The realistic of
the Johnstown flood now shown at the
Chutes is a wonderful spectacle and one
that is bound to become a sensation in
this city. The amateurs promise many
novelties for Thursday night.
The Chutes.
The protest presented by Venner
was an objection to any attempt to
hold a meeting of the stockholders, on
the ground that th^ time fixed for
the annual meeting was noon and that
since more than an hour had passed
without holding the meeting or any
attempt to hold or adjourn the same,
no meeting could be held and any ac
tion taken would be null and void.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14. — The meet
ing of the Northern Securities Com
pany was called to order to-day in
Hoboken, and. after receiving a pro
test from C. H. Venner, president of
the Continental Securities Company,
adjourned until Monday, November
21. Very few stockholders were pres
ent.
Protest Causes an Adjournment of
the Northern Securities
Meeting.
STOCKHOLDER INSISTS
UPON PUXCTtTALITY
ARMENIAN-GREEK INTERPRETER. —
The United States Civil Service Commission'
announces an examination for December 7,
at San Francisco. Los Angeles. Fresno, Mar>«
ville and Reno, for the position of Interpreter
(Armenian and either Syrian or Greek), .male,
in . the Immigration service at Ellis Island.
N.--Y. Age limit, 20 years or over. Apply
to the United States Civil Service Commis
sion. Washington, D. C, or to . the - secretary.
Board Civil Service Examiners,, postof flee,. San
Francisco, for 'application form 304 'and- 1141,
which - should be filed with the ' commission ¦ at
Washington. D. C , .
WYMAN'S CASE ASSIGNED.— The case of
Charles Wyman,' charged with fraudulently
vuting at the primary election, was assignaJ
yesterday to Judge Lawlor's court and put
on the calendar for to-morrow for arraign
ment of the defendant. At the same' time
Joseph Rebfltock. , charged with violating the
election law by refusing to administer the
oath to a voter whose vote was challenged
at the primary election, ; will be arraigned.
LEAVES FURNITURE . IN STREET.— On
Thursday last Raphael Romero, a tenant at
1021 Washington street, was ordered by the
Sheriff to vacate his home. , A. Fodera, the
landlord, secured Judgment ~of, $105 for three
months' rent. Dputy Sheriff Jessa.Galland
called on the occupants Saturday to see If they
had moved. Through th« pleading of room
ers, who said they had paid room rent In
advance, Galland allowed them ' until Monc!a>
to find new quarters. Galland called yafcwr
day but. found no one li attjniiano*, find the
furniture was moved on the meet, without a
claimant,'-.;;-.. 1
GUNTHER'S CASE PET FOR TRIAL.—
The case of Edward W. Gunther, charged
with offering and giving a bribe to Dayid J.
Kelly, a Juror at the trial of.Ng Yuen Lung
for the murder of Tom Ylck of the Chinese
Educational Society, was set by Judge | Law
lor yesterday for trial on Thursday morning
before Judge Burnett- of Santa Rosa In De
partment 6 of the Superior Court.
NOT JUDGE CONLAN'S BROTHER.—
Police Judge Conlan received a dispatch from
Dan McKlnnon. Dlxon. yesterday to the effect
that his brother, James, had died there Sun
diy night, and acklng for Instructions. The
Judge said yesterday that the man was no
relative of his. and that his only brother was
Dr. F. J. S. Conlan.
ARRESTED FOR CRUELTY. — Assistant
Secretary McCurrie of the Humane Society and
Police Officer Cook arrested Charles Carlson
yegterday on a charge of cruelty to animals.
Carlson Is alleged to have deliberately backed
a wagon loaded with Iron pipe Into a span of
hack horses. The unfortunate beaats were ter
ribly scraped and cut by the pipe. ;
SUSPECTED OF ROBBERY.— F.. Orndorff
was arrested yesterday . afternoon by Detec
tives Ryan and Taylor on suspicion of being
implicated in the- robbery of Gottlieb Hopp.
formerly sergeant in Company K of the Coast
Artillery. Hopp says th»t while out on a
spree he was robbed of ?2000 In greenbacks
and $250 In gold, the savings of thirty years.
Omdorff stoutly denies the charge.
DELIBERATELY ENDS LIFE.— S. W.
Froefe, a, beltmaker, was found dead in his
room In a lodging-house at 655 Folsom street
yesterday afternoon. He had made sure to
end his life, as after drinking the contents of
a bottle of strychnine^ he fired a bullet Into
his head. He was about 60 years of age- and
nothing Is known of him or why he ended his
life. .He had been occupying the room but
two week*. -„¦>:. • •'»•
PETITIONS IN INSOLVENCY. — Petitions
in insolvency were filed yesterday in the United
States District Court as follows: Josephine
E. Wells, music teacher, formerly a milliner,
San Francisco, liabilities $3087 44, no assets;
William B. Simpson, saloon-keeper, Dunamulr,
liabilities $700. assets $200.
WRIGHT'S HEARING POSTPONED.— The
preliminary examination of George A. Wright,
charged with embezzlement while acting as
Deputy United States Internal Revenue Col
lector, was called yesterday before United
States Commissioner Heacock. Bert Schles
inger, counsel for Wright, asked for a con
tinuance until November 28, which was
granted.
EPP1NGER CASES CONTINUED.— The
cases of Jacob and Herman Bpplnger, charged
with obtaining money by false pretenses, were
on Judge Lawlor's calendar yesterday to be
set. Ex-Governor James H. Budd appeared
for the first time for the defendants, and by
consent the cases were continued until No
vember 28 to be set.
. WATER SUIT ON , THE CALENDAR.—
United States Circuit Judge Morrow yester
day placed on the trial calendar for Decem
ber 6 the suit of the Contra Costa Water
Company vs. the City of Oakland and others
to restrain the city from enforcing the new
schedule of water rates.
CHINESK DEPORTED.— United States Mar
shal H. Z. Osborne of Los Angeles and- United
States Marshal McCord of Arizona arrived yes
terday with forty-four Chinese laborers, who
will be deported on Saturday.
MANSFELDT CLUB TO GIVE RECITAL.—
The Mansfeldt Club will give Its second piano
recital at Steinway Hall, 223 Sutter street,
on Friday evening, November 25. An elabor
ate programme has been arranged.
SAILOR FATALLY INJURED.— Luciano
Muscazzl, a sailor, 32 years old, died at the
United States Marine Hospital last Sunday
night of Injuries referred In a utreet car
accident at Folsom and Third streets.
SUES UNITED RAILROADS.— Suit was
filed In the Justice Court yesterday by Edwin
Austin against the United Railroads for the
rum of $'J15 and costs. He claims that on
Jun« 30 his son. Frank P., was severely In
jured by a car on Kearny street, between Sac
ramento and Clay.
FRAUD ORDEB ISSUED. — Postmaster Gen
eral Wynne has Issued a fraud order against
the Western States Mercantile Company and
the . Monarch Realty Company of this city.
They have been operating after the fashion
of get-qulck-rich concerns. They will be de
nied the use of the mails.
BOY'S SKULL FACTURED.— Robert 'Ellis,
agei seven years, of 1802 Powell street. Is suf
fering from a concussion of the brain with a
pohsit.'e fracture of the skull by being hit wltn
a. stom; thrown by a boy whose name hast not
been ascertained.
CONTRACTOR INJURED. — Contractor
Henry A. Whitley met with serious Injuries
yesterday afternoon in a runaway at South
San iiancVv The buggy, waui cap.i.cd,
throwing Whitley out.
BRIEF CITY NEWS.
"The County Chairman" began Its
second week last night at the Colum
bia. Maxine Elliott will appear next
Monday night in Clyde Fitch's com
edy, "Her Own Way," supported by a
cast including Charles Cherry, James
Carew, R. C. Herz, Fanny Pitt, Nellie
Thorne, Georgia Lawrence a-nd Donald
Gallaher, a clever child-actor.
Columbia.
Fischer's Theater offers an attractive
bill this week. The new acts are novel
and amusing and win applause. The
Molassos, remarkable whirlwind dan
cers, who are seen for the first time
in America, are clever performers.
Bingham and Gabel, a musical novelty
team, play double cornets and play two
separate airs at the same time. The
juggling Thorns are clever in their line.
Le Mont's troupe of performing dogs
and other animals display wonderful
training and amuse the audience. The
De Nois family in a novel act and the
holdovers conclude a bill that will win
merit throughout the week-
Fischer's.
The uprising of the Wittbois is
thought to have finally convinced the
Colonial Office that Governor Leut
wein had failed to comprehend the
character of the native chiefs and
that he was unfit to longer remain at
his post, and his resignation, which
was tendered months ago, has been
accepted.
BERLIN, Nov. 14. — Colonel Leut
weln's retirement from the Governor
ship* of German Southwest Africa is
much discussed. The view finds gen
eral expression that he has been too
optimistic in his judgment of the na
tives and did not comprehend the
treacherous character of the chiefs.
Colonel Leutwein was too kind and
too trusting, believing the chiefs were
true subjects of Germany until they
were ready to resort to open rebel
lion. The colonists complained bit
terly of his mild policy toward the
natives.
Trusted the Natives Too Far and Will
Be Superseded In the Governor
ship.
LEUTWEIX A FAILURE
IX GERMAN AFRICA
Chnmberlain of the Czar Dead.
PARIS, Nov. 14.— Count Nottbeck,
a chamberlain of the Emperor of Rus
cia, died suddenly of syncope on Sun
day in a railway carriage.
On Wednesday Assistant Secretary
LoomlB will give a luncheon in honor
of the Prince at the New Willard Ho
tel. At the invitation of Count Cas
sini, the Russian Embassador, who is
dean of the diplomatic corps, Mr. . As
piroz, the Mexican Embassador, will
act as dean during the visit of the
Prince.
A procession was then formed out
side the car and Secretary Peirce led
the way with the Prince on his arm.
There was a small crowd at the sta
tion, but no particular demonstration
was made. The Prince and party were
driven to the Arlington Hotel, where
they will stay while in Washington.
The pro-gramme for the entertain
ment of the Prince will begin to-mor
row morning at 10 o'clock, when he
will be presented to the President. The
Prince will wear his uniform when call
ing at the White House and the State
Department; but will wear civilian
dress when calling on the Foreign Em
bassadors. The President will return
the call of Prince Fushimi to-morrow
at 3 p. m.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14.— Prince
Fushimi, the adopted brother of the
Emperor of Japan, arrived here at 5:30
o'clock this afternoon, and assumed for
the first time .since his arrival in this
country his o-fllcial title of Prince of
the royal house of Japan. He was met
at the station by Third Assistant Sec
retary of State Peirce, who, as the per
sonal representative of the President,
bade him welcome tch this country. Mr.
Hiokl, the secretary crt the Japanese
legation, in the absence of the Min
ister, the Charge d 1 Affaires, presented
to the Prince at the station Baron Ka
neko, who is visiting in this country,
Peirce and Colonel Symonds, U. S. A.,
who will act as the Prince's honorary
military aid. The Prince thanked them
for their cordial welcome and expressed
the satisfaction he felt at being in the
United States.
PARIS, Nov. 14. — Henry Walton, a
life Senator of France and known as
the "father of the French constitu
tion," is dead, aged 92 years. Senator
Walton wrote many historical works
and was the author of the article in
the constitution of 1875 relating 1 to the
election of the French President.
Xoted French Statesman Dead.
The surprise of the performance —
there Is always a surprise— was Luke
Conness as Richard Sterling. As a rule
Mr. Conness lacks light for me. He is
obvious, hard, rough in method as a
rule, but he convinced strongly in the
Sterling role last night. Mr. Craig has
the part of Warden and played it in his
usual direct and competent fashion,
with, however, a rare and becoming
note of softness an dtenderness in the
little love scene. John Maher was in
his ouptomarr useful evidence as Mis
tah Trotter. For the rest, the produc
tion is ptaped in unusually handsome
fashion and will altogether repay a
visit. BLANCHE PARTINGTON.
Miss Laurence fcas the role of Blanche
Sterling, and shows therein her usual
easy and accomplished art — and also
her something lacking of emotional
temper. But that isn't her fault, and
eg v. ell does Miss Lawrence simulate
feeling that, while conscious of the me
chanics, one ir- always grateful for the
result. Her Riajiche Sterling is to be
gin with a lady, quite importantly, and
again a very womanly woman. Eliza
beth Y»'oodsc>n has the Bijou Fernandez
ic!e, and very cleverly Elizabeth Wood
son does the typical Nevr York girl. It
is Miss Woodson's first real chance
here. a.rd the fashion in which she has
ts.ken advantage of it augurs happily
fur her future. Miss Marie Baker as the
lashior.ab'.e mamma fills in usefully, to-
ECtber with Miss Belgarde — always dis
tinguished — as Miss Hunter, and Miss
Ruth Allen, perhaps a leetle over— may
< ne say "tough" in connection with a
New York society girl? — as Clara Hun
ter.
"Stubbornnesses of Geraldine." And
all the familiar Fitch virtues, the
piquancy of the theme, situations, the
cdroit handling of the clean, smart,
portraiture, are here in liveliest evi
dence. It is Fitch at his best and »the
Alrazar at its most. ."%i
And we!! wears the play. The shud
der of the funeral scene, with its
wretched family squabbles, the "dark"
Bcene — darr.ned by all readers of the
p!ay before Amelia Bingham dared it —
the* clever, oh, so clever: Christmas
scene, all tell Just as freshly as ever.
The play is full of meat— it ivas written
bt-fore Fitch became economical. There
is substance in it for at least three
Any one desiring to renen- acquaint
ance with Clyde Fitch at his cleverest
—in "The Climbers"— need have no
doubt about doing it by way of <he
Alcazar this week. It is an extraord
inarily good performance. There is
not, of course, a Wilton Lackaye in
that weirdly powerful picture of his
of the moral incompetent Richard Ster
ling, nor yet a Bijou Fernandez New
York girl in the ca?t But a well-cut
coat fits more men than an ill-cut one,
and Fitch '« tailoring here fits more
snugly than anything else the Alcazar
r2nks have lately worn.
Miss Block has not suffered from her
vacation from the local stage. Her act
ing was done under all of the intelligent
control and sympathetic interpretation
that has always characetrized it. J. H.
Gilmour fits the part of the purged
bachelor wholly. Howard Gould's Harry
Harmony, though needing a little ton
ing.down. is acceptable. As the French
dancer Miss Eleanor Gordon plays sec
ond only to the lead in the piece.
"Hearts Aflame." Miss Block, well
groomed, statuesque as in the heydey
of the Alcazar stock days, was there
to sweep her train through a problem
play in the old style, and the audience
gave her right royal welcome.
The piece, which is a new one for San
Francisco, is of the latest variety of
New York productions, wherein the
"problem" is one self-evident and in
sistently unpleasant, and the atmos
phere not that advocated by the Rev.
Charles Wagner's "Simple Life." A
gay bachelor supper, a midnight meet
ing of unpleasant possibilities and all
the round of divorce", scandal and the
like are features in the groundwork of
the play — a play well enough done for
those that like this genre.
Count Cassini Asks Mexican
Embassador to Act as Dean
During Foreigner's Visit
Good Card at Popular Playhouse
in Piece Full of Meat
TO CALL ON EOOSEVELT
FUgITs Play Is Finelu Acted
Assumes His Official Eole
and Is Given a Formal
Welcome to the Capital
Cardinal Moceni this morning was
apparently better. He insisted on get
ting up and even refused to be assisted
in dressing. He seated himself in his
customary armchair, but shortly after
ward became worse. Dr. Lapponl was
hurriedly called, but only arrived in
time to announce the Cardinal's death.
The funeral will take place on Thurs
/lav
aay.
ROME, Nov. 14.— Cardinal Moceni,
who was administrator of .the apostolic
palace under Pope Leo XIII, died in the
Vatican of heart disease while the con
sistory was in progress to-day.
"THE CLIMBERS" SHOWS
DRAMATIST AT HIS BEST
PRINCE FUSHIMI
IN WASHINGTON
CARDINAL DIES
IN THE PALACE
OF THE POPE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL'. TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 15. 1904.
Fall bata. 1904. juat arrived, nobbier
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PROTEST AGAINST USING NAME.— At
the regular meeting of the Scandinavian So
ciety a resolution was adopted protesting
against nen-Scandlnavlnns using the name
Scandinavian In business. .Klaus Olsen, C.
Oman and Charles Plamberk constitute the
commute* on resolutions.
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ASSETS.
Cash Market Value of all Stocks
and Bonds owned by Company. .$1,146,542 73
Cash In Company's Of flee 1.73O 92
Cash In Banks 123.700 00
Interest due and accrued on Bonds
and Mortgages 13,134 81
Premiums In due Course of Col-
lection 4 .. 193,743 84
Total assets $1,473.902 35
LIABILITIES. ?
Los-yes In process of Adjustment
or In Suspense $16,963 36
Losses resisted. Including expenses 12.S75 00
Gross premiums on Risks running
one year or less. $893,199 M; re- ".
insurance 50 per cent 448,699 77
Gross premiums on Risks running
more than one year. $18,018 14;
reinsurance pro rata 14.931 72
Special reserve for unpaid losses.. 355,050 00
Commissions and brokerage due
and to become due 52.90171
Contingent Reserve (Liability De-
partment) 100,000 00
All other Liabilities 27.784 64
Total liabilltws $1,028,006 10
INCOME.
Net cash actually received for
premiums $1,194,801 94
Received for Interest and dividends
on Bonds. Stocks, Loans and
from all other sources 3S.870 25
Total Income $1.233,862 19
EXPENDITURES.
Net amount paid for Losses $ 473.421 44
Remitted to Home Office 46.507 18
Paid or allowed for Commission
or Brokerage 822.406 55
Psid for Salaries. Fees and other
charges for officers, clerks, etc.. 63.939 12
Paid for State. National and Local
Taxes 17.343 75
All other payments and expendi-
tures ...* 201.144 07
Total expenditures. .jl.116.767 11
A W. MASTERS. United States Manager.
Subscribed and sworn to before me. this 23th
day of January, 1904. ¦
MARK A. FOOTE. Notary Public
ACCIDENT AND LIABILITY LINES.
EDW. C. LANDIS.
General Agent.
416-418 California st.. San • Francisco. Cal.
.^l^Every Woman
/Smv& L\WJ\vi\ !• Interested and should know
•& V) C8«13n -*»«!» *l>out the wonderful
lv8W»JfvfeMn MARVEL Whirling Spray
\\V»^^^*wlMThe «*w T«fh"i Syrbi.. Irate-
vV^\>Cfi*ffi5V t^on axd Suction. Best-9»f-
ii r |j rail. lit limit ConTenieat.
4>k ra«r Jrvrgiti t*r It. At^ ffS J^-"^^"'»
If he cannot anpply the V . IMgf ~X'S//j ->?^
J1A11UI,, accept no NS^f **®R>->_^
otber, but »end stamp for 'Sfc^ g ¦•''/////\/
lllnstnkti'd book— •ralnl. Inrire* \L § '''.f'^T
f nil pnrticnlar* and direction* In- ££* 8 '3
Talunble to ladies. MAUVKl>CO^Ti!>/ '•¦¦¦¦¦¦ , M
41 Park llow, .\en York. ;^*nM!jJ(SJr
132 New Montgomery. San Francisco. Cal.
William Hatteroth (Ladles' Dept.). 224 Sutter.
Union Drug Co.. 400 Sutter and 100 Stockton.
Osgood Brothers... 7th and Broadway. Oakland
Baldwin Pharmacy 119 EUU
sjg&^^tom .MENANDWQMEft.
C§€ Big O for unnatural
/JSMTi, i to s dan.\£i dUchargBS.inflanimations.
ffOKS Ooarut»«4 W irtitatiODl or ulceratloni
ii»J? n*i to atrlatar*. of tnuooai membrane*.
Cf» rrotata CratacU*. Piinlsw, and not a«trta<
RT£lTKEEmsCK£M1Cil.Ca. a«nt or poiionoui.
%kSA. Ud. a. "litisa or fent in P'» ln wrapper,
JwK^V jffigva by expreii, prepaid, for
VBu£|M^crH 1 1 .00. or 3 battles S2.7&.
¦s ¦* Circular ttct oa c*satrt-
. yffiS.DEWEY.STOHG&CO.^gN.
(1 ?PATENTSl J)
%2£^-«n MARKRT .ST. S F. \&2Sr
STATEMEINT
icoxDrnox axd affairs ]
OP THE
North British and
Mercantile
INSURANCE COMPANY
OP LONDON. ENGLA>TD. ON THE MSU
day of December. A. U.. 1803. and for tl>«
year endtne on that day. aa made to tha In-
surance Commissioner of the State of Califor-
nia, pursuant to the provisions of sections 610
and 611 of the Political Code, condensed a«
per blank furnished by the Commissioner:
CAPITAL.
| Amount of Capital Stock, paid
up in Cash J3. 437.500 00
ASSETS. ~ ~ -~*
Real Estate owned by Company.. $3,1. - W,327 0*
Loans on Bonds and Mortgages- 193.0GS 40
Cash Market Value of all Stocks)
and Bonds owned by Company.. H.782,303 10
Cash In Company's Office 24,632 64
Cash In Banks 713,083 23
Interest due and accrued on all
Stocks and Loans 73.173 4Q
Premiums In due coursn of Col-
lection 857.683 74
Bills receivable, not Matured.
taken for Fire and Marine Risks. 27.813 43
Due from other Companies for
Reinsurance on losses already
paid 380.77518
Agents' Balances 1.W2.433 63
Due from ether Companies for • ,
Reinsurance on losses already-
paid. Life Department ........ % I 22468 49
Total Assets
LIABILITIES. —===3
Losees adjusted and unpaid....,")
Losse* In process of adjust-]
ment or In suspense } $1,163,800 43
Losses resisted. Including ex- I
penses .J - *» * 1
Gross premiums on Firs R!.«!cs
running; one year or It**.
$7,253,531 33; reinsurance 50 per
cent — .. 3.62S.913 «J
Amount reclalmable by th« In-
sured on perpetual policies*... 13.343 44
Superannuation i fund „ 482.703 2S
Due to other comoanlea for re-
insurance _... 760.90145
All other Liabilities «... 144.723 10
Total Liabilities J8. 192.903 q
nJCOME. — — — —
Net cash actually received for
Fir- Premiums 13.201.03233
Received for Interest and DM-
dends on Bonds. Stocks. Loan*.
and from all other sources ..... B73.B99 TS
Received for Transfer fees ...... 629 63
' Total Income J3. 777.237 78
EXPENDITURES.
Ket amount paid for Fire Losses
(including loeses of previous
years) *4.7S«.2H 53
Dividends to Stockholders 082.223 04
Paid or allowed for Commission
or Brokeras* l,B90,2ST18
Paid for Salaries. Fees, and other
charges for officers.' clerks, etc. 1.479.773 34
Paid for State. National and
Local Tares 17.71168
AH other payments and expend-
itures 12.463S9
Total Expenditures .„_ $3,833,693 49
Fire
Losses Incurred duiins; tit* year.. $4,686,343 23
Risks and Premiums) Fire Risks. | Premium*.
Net amount of risks
written during the
year $3,476,162,530 W.101.9C3 53
Net amount of risks
expired during; the
year 3.335.420.813 9.237.483 18
Net amount in force
December 31. 1903 3.071.311.845 . 7.253.331 33
W. T. PRICE. Mar.asrer. W$NB
ROBERT CARMICHAEL. Secretary.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 12th
day or Adi 11. 1904.
JOHN C. NETWTON. Notary Publla.
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PACIFIC DEPARTMENT:
TOM C. 6R*NT, Gensra! /gent,
5212 PINE STREET,
SAX FRAXCISCO.
WEEKLY r.fir.T. t $1.00 FEB YEAS.
ADVERTISEMEXTS. /_. '
a^jBSHHBgg : figgg^JBaBg- JSP&SPISfoa
j§ The Big New Store J. J. CILDEA CO. With the Little Prices j§
fcfcj . _____ = _ ===== — — jAj
; knacks" as a pair of sox or suspenders, thrown
out below cost as a "catch-penny bait" to lure the unwary into their trade-deserted shops,
; cannot stop the flood tide of intelligent buyers that surge to "the big store" for the great
and honest .values obtainable within every department of our heavily and richly stocked
Emporium.
! SY 1 RIGHT HERE are Values in Men's Fashionable Winter Suits and Overcoats that'll fill our beau-
SgC* tiful new block of stores with a great multitude of thrifty buyers and cause all the "canologists' 2w
| down in the high-rent district to hide their heads in shame. y
f&t Men's Stylish Winter Suits— J^X^f Men's Durable Overcoats— Y(
5AJ Cut, made and trimmed in a •GtS^W Made of Melton, Covert and !A
j | .most serviceable manner from dur- ¦ \i^ J) Kersey Cloths in medium and short |
i Jrry* able, fast colored fabrlc3. Equal to V *•* j*( lengths. Each and every one this
<£_ garments made up 4Sk a ffa ' [% f% -jjl^CT^- season's creation — good value at 'rf«
QA Men's Splendid Business «>. our price \p Q
t\l Suits— In all bright, new, up- 'MW^WS^^ Men s Styhsh Overcoats— In Pf
j&S? to-date weaves and colorings, in dou- &£, a Iar ? e Variety of Weaves. All 5A>
Jt» ble and sinprlfi breasted models, have fr^V^V^t^Sro@^iw -"P'endid Jittins. bright, smart, new J s
! shape retaining fronts, hand-nlled models; well trimmed and nicely, mad©
collars and broad shoulders. Kearny- 'J^^t^5^§^=%2r from materials that are honest
street stores would /tkl A f f\ /MBJS£iM&W2%Bm5r through and through. $13.50 is their
not think of selling I!" I ¦¦ K I price down In the Ai* « rt
i ** BfpSpSr^ store only «T| I / I U U
i Men's High- Class Suits— S^SSa
Constructed by first - class FSffiS^ Men's Fine Overcoats — Made
Union Workmen from imported anil . l4§^^W(^SR U P m a mos t Stylish manner
fine domestic fabrics. In all the lat- pMt^^iSr^^^S from Mixed. Tan and Olive Covert
est 1304 winter models, such splen- \ 2?|£p« fi^iuff Cloths, fine Kerf»rys. Meltons. Irish
did garments merchant tailors will F*rm^/ t^tn^ijl Frieze and black unfinished Worsteds.
charge you $35.00 and the high priced •[^f^7 short, medium or extra lengths, with
octopus demand jdfc A ra A A t^H;W FM^il or without b^lts; a pa fS f\
! $20 to $22 for with- U" I ft& 1131 BE&tf%f bargains elsewhere 11° I t Sill
: out a blush; our B "H _ 1 1 1 1 • for f - 0: our ric " Tk I "i 111!
! price only |D § W /"^^t^P^S^S OrU> ' ijj f U '
m Shoe Special Hat Special *
; K«5 The celebrated "Men- I R tf^Biff^lTII lf&fi& ,r » : - ¦¦''¦- , ¦V-. : '- {&
ijYJ zone" Shoes-bearing | | Bi 8 I 1 B L II | B I1 ¥?? * /c 8 "! 3^ S3 °° CK
' S^l the union label and _| _i ilBiiilrla 1 H § 1 S ,? ft , and SntI 1Iat3 ' m *5>
yjj equal any $3-50 agency U| |J Q UBBLUBbII UUfl w-,i * model3 - \L
: j^ shoe on A rt - ft Will go . n SY
PA £S$2.50 1028-1030 MARKET STREET S9.95 &
» week • • I RptwgQiv Powell and Mason Streets I J j»
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St. Louis
Exposition.
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Highest
: Possible
| j Award
I bas been granted
I to [
Hunyadi Janos
Natural Laxative
Water.
I WHY?
! Because it is
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% MERCHANT TAILORS,
J> REMOVED TO
8 112 Sufctrfjr Street,.
« SAN FRANCISCO.
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