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Oarsmen Jubilant Over the Ad-
mission Day Regalia.
Tennis Tournament at Oakland-War Clones
Hanging Over Athletic Circles.
Cricket Matches-Coursing.
ifffifOLTnOUGH there is every opportu
*&*\sl nity accorded athletes now to ad
•l|\_." vance athletic sports in this clly
tbere seems to be a lack of energy and spirit
among the boys to push matters, wth
does not speak well for the advancement
of spoits on this Coast. Some athletes
complain of the cold fogs which occasion
ally sweep over the athletic grounds, while
others give as an excuse the limited timo at
disposal for athletic practice.
The game of cricket is looking up and
may eventually become a very popular
The oarsmen are already preparing for
the near future aquatic contests. The boat
ing-bouses are sought by the patrons of the
Pugilism still remains in a state of un
certainty as to its future course. Tho Cali
fornia Club will decide next month if there
is any hope fir life in the maimed bird.
Trouble Brewing Among llie Amateur
There is some misunderstanding among
the amateur athletes, growing out of the
announcement of a series of games which
will be held at Sacramento during State
Fair week, un tier the auspices of the Pacific
Coast Amateur Athletic Association. It
seems that the Amateur Athletic Clubs, In
both city and country, but not connected
with the P. C. A. A. A., will not be al
lowed a representation at the Sacrameuto
Fair meeting.
The A. A. American Athletic Union
—of which the F. C. A. A. A. is now a
member, distinctly states that the amateur
clubs which have no standing in an asso
ciation that is governed by union rules
must not be allowed .a representation at
any games held under the auspices of an
association that has beeu elected a member
of the national body. It will therefore be
seen that members of clubs which stand
aloof from the P. C. A. A A. will be de
barred from the Sacramento games, which
the Pacific Coast Amateur Athletic Asso
ciation has been given full control of.
The amateur clubs which stand on their
owu government are very much upset over
the announcement of the P. C. A. A. A.,
and they say that the matter will be
brought before the officers of the State
Fair Association at a luture date. . Rut this
is uot all.
Some prominent athletes, who are con
nected with clubs which are nun-members
of the association, say that the F. C. A. A.
A. officers have "got themselves into a nice
kettle of fish " in ■ their endeavors to carry
out tbe rules of the union. They contend
that the P. C. A. A. A. made a very griev
ous mistake in permitting its members to
take part in the names held by the Scotch
Thistle Club on July 4th at Shell Mound
By having competed with athletes who
are not members of clubs in auy manner
connected with the P. C. A. A. A. the lat
ter organization transgressed the rules of
the union when it gave its members permis
sion to participate in the games.
The friends of Captain Jordan of the
Olympic Club are very anxious that that
gentleman would reconsider his determina
tion to hand iv his resignation as banuicap
per and captaiu of the club.
The New York sporting Times has the
following to say concerning Du'.vuo's ciuar
ter-of-a*tuile record:
Theie has been so much discussion on the
question of W. C. Dowries' quarler-of-a -mile rec
ord thai little more remains to be said on the
subject. First came wild rumors from Boston,
making charges against Air. S. D. See of pur
posely moving the finish-mark back twenty feet.
The authorities for these statements weie al
leged to be Al. Finn, a backer of professional
pedestrians, Fltzgeiald, Vale's athletic trainer,
and a few others unknown to the athletic world.
Then comes the statement of J. E. Moise, the
well-kn7-.ru high- Juniper of the B. A. A., backed
up by John Finn, the keeper of the Beacon I'ark
They say that John Finn cut a notch ln the
fence directly opposite the place where Dow nes
finished, and lhat when they renicasured the
course a few days afteiw.ira tney found that the
distance was just twenty feet short of a quarter
ot a mile. he original-Mickey Finn bas denied
thai he doubled tbe record or made any of tlie
statements attributed 10 him. The only evi
dence against the record, therefore, are tbe
statements of Johu Finn aud J. E. .Morse. Con
sidering that ttie timsli of the race was at a Deud
lv the track, their Ideas should be received with
great caution.
Any peisou ordinarily well acquainted with
athletics knows bow difficult it is to say when
he is opposite the finishing point In a race; if the
flnlsn isou ab end in the track. Two of the
measurers, who also acted as tuners -S. D. See
and 11. stoll— have made affidavits thai the
course was measured correctly aud that Duwues
actually finished at ihe 440 yards marked.
111— Itl.Mi.
Jimmy Carroll and Andy Bowen Matched
to Fight.
At its recent meeting the California Club
decided to give an athletic exhibition on
the 12'.h of August. The Directors over
looked at the time of setting the above date
the fact that the Republican Convention
would commence at Sacramento ou the
same day, which ol course would detract a
good deal of attention from the club, as a
large number of its members could not be
present. To-morrow evening the Directors
will change the original date so ibat the
exhibition can be held either on the feth or
lßth of August. Although the programme is
kept under lock and key, so to speak, it has
leaked out that it will consist of a twenty
five-round contest between Mick McCarthy
and Charley Armstrong. _
Jimmy Carroll, the light-weight pugilist,
who had beeu the recipient of many favors
from the California Club, while engaged as
boxing-teacher, writes to a morning paper
that he has been feasted and treated royally
by the officers of the Audubon Club of New
Orleans, which, as a club, is far superior to
the California Club of San Francisco. The
letter concludes with the statement that
the Audubon Club lias offered Jack Deuip
ley and Fitzsimmons a purse of SSOOO.
Jimmy Carroll and Andy Fowen have
been matched by the Olympic Club of New
Orleans to tight to a finish, at 133 pounds,
on September 16th, lor a purse ot $2500,
SSOO to the loser. The men wili wear live
ounce gloves. Carroll is training Fitzsiiii
mons for his fight with Upham, which will
take place to-morrow night.
The Occidental Club wili meet next Tues
day evening and some action will be taken
then concerning the future of the club.
Some of the Directors are of the opinion
that tbe club will decide upon giving an
exhibition about the middle of August.
The California Club has offered a purse
of $1000 for a match catch-as-catch-can be
tween Acton and Evan Lewis. The latter
has refused the offer, but says that he is
willing to wrestle Acton, if the club will
give $1500.
Feter Jackson sailed yesterday for Syd
ney on board the .Mariposa. A large num
ber of sports accompanied the champion
fighter to the dock and wished him bou-
voyage. '
Joe Acton and Young Mitchell will leave
lor Seattle next week.
A Regatta on Admission Day— I tub Meet
Now that the Native Sons will include a
regatta on their entertainment list for tbe
Admission day celebration, this welcome
news to the rowing men has set the frater
nity to work already. Never before has
such activity been seen around the boat
houses. Every -one who owns a boat and
those who are members of a crew and de
pend on the club craft for their pleasure
seem to think that the whole burden of re
sponsibility of making the' affair a success
rests entirely on their individual efforts, aud
in consequence boats are being repaired and
painted' and "old riggers" are being re
placed by new ones, aud in general tbe club
nouses resemble a boat-builder's shop dur
ing a busy season.
lii fact the boom has struck the Interior
■ clubs during the- week. Letters were re
' ceived by tlie secietaiy of one of the local
organizations Irom' the Vallejo and Stock
" • tun' Clubs asking for particulars. Theu
again there is mure than the usual interest
iv the' proposed scheme, inasmuch as the
friendly rivalry which now exists between
the clubs is greater than has been known
for some years, and this in itself is a guar
anty'that the list of entries will be a very
large one, the races closely contested and
the regatta prove a success. The commit
tee- having the affair in charge would do
well to decide upon a programme as early
as possible iv order to give those who in
tend to. compete sufficient time iv which to
Heretofore oarsmen have never known
for certain until within a few days before
- the affair has taken place whether a regatta
.was to be given or not, or wbat the events
were to be, and in consequence were com
pelled to go to the start in only ordinary
form, unable to row anything like a gootl
bard contest such as they would be capable
of if they had been allowed proper time in
which to get in condition.
Johnny Sullivan has returned from the
country, looking as fresh as a package of
clothes just from the laundry. Among his
curiosities was a bottle of fresh air, which
he presented to his friend Tom Flynn.
The Ariel Club will hold "high Jinks"
next Sunday, to which the members of the
rowing clubs have been invited. The pro
gramme will include boat racing in singles,
fours and doubles, besides swimming and
Whitehall races. A good day's sport is
As tho claim to the amateur single-scull
championship seems to be in dispute it has
been suggested that the Pioneers, Tritons,
Ariels and South Ends put up a suitable
trophy to be rowed for and allow the win
ner to retain the prize. The Ariels hay c a
good man in Muirhead, while the Pioneers
could put forward Stokes and Ileenan. The
South Ends have several ambitious scullers
who want a chance, and as fur the Tritons
they would have no cause for complaint in
the performance of either Artigues, Sch up
pert or Kehrlein.
What is the Bowing Association doing
about a regatta at the State Fair? Come,
gentlemen, wake up! It only requires an
effort ou your part, and do not let the
sprinters, jumpers and weight-throwers get
ahead of you.
A special meeting of the Ariel Club will
be held to-day for the purpose of complet
ing arrangements lor the entertainment
next Sunday.
The McDonnell brothers. 'Tele' nnd
John, Robert Crowley and J. Slattery are
anxious to meet any other crew composed
exclusively ot dry-goods men and row a
two-mile barge race lor a set of medals.
The Alameda course is spoken of as the
most fit place on which to hold the Admis
sion day regatta. The selection of this
course would be a wise one, as no better
course could be found on the bay within
convenient distance of the city. The water
may be a little rough at times, but seldom
remains so during the day. There is plenty
of loom, and six four-oared boats could
easily row abreast without much likelihood
Of being annoyed by passing steamers, as
the railroad company could be prevailed
upon to stop the freight boat for a few
ln making up the programme for the
next regatta, it would be well to include a
race open to all professional scullers who
have never won first money. Such an event
would bring out such men as Cochrane,
Van Guelpen, Thomas, Dougherty ana
Jackson of Vallejo— all good men in then
class, but outranked by Peterson, Hence
niau and Long. A contest among the
former scullers would no doubt create an
unusual amount of interest as the men are
about equal in speed, aud each would no
doubt make the effort of his life to cross the
winning line first
IVITU THE lllt'l.E.
Sliooli Which Will lie Held at the set-
er.-tl I'arks To- liny.
The California Schuetzen Club will hold
a bull's-eye shoot at Harbor View to-day.
Company IJ of the Third Regiment will
hold a practice shoot at Shell Mound Park
Company D of the First Regiment (Frank
lins) will also hold a monthly shoot for
decorations at Shell ilouud Fark.
The monthly meeting of the California
Schuetzen Clu'j will be held on Tuesday
evening next at Fintracht Hall.
Captain Kuhls of the Eintracht Shooting
Section won the King medal of that organ
ization at their shoot on Sunday last at
Harbor View.
An interesting military match will take
place at Shell -Mound Fark to-day. The
contestants will be A. Johnson (Swiss
cheese sandwich) and CL F. Walthaiu
against F. O. Young and J. M. Stewart.
'Ihe San Francisco Schuetzen Verein will
hold a bull's-eye shout at Shell Mound Fark
to-day. This is the first event of the kind
ever held by this company, and will do
much to stir up a spirit of competition
among the members.
The Berlin. TagebLitt of the 7th inst.
has the follow ing item: Fhilo Jacoby of
San Francisco won the second goblet on
the field target, and John Utschig of the
same place secured goblets ou field and
stand targets.
There is some talk among National
Guardsmen upon the subject of the feasi
bility of making up a team of from ten to
twenty men from the companies in Califor
nia for the purpose of entering at the inter
national rifle match at the World's Fair. It
is believed by some military marksmen
that California would nut only hold its own
in a contest against the guardsmen of the
other States of the i ion, but would come
out a winner. if some enthusiastic rifle
shots would lake the matter in hand an ex
cellent team could Lie bruught together. it
is hoped, for State pride, that California
will send a corps of marksmen to Chicago
that will carry oil first honors.
Eastern Sportsmen and tha Proposed
Meeting at .Merced.
To-day a coursing meeting will be held
at Newark, which will be open to all dogs.
The draw will take place on the grounds
and as hares are plentiful a good day's
sport is expected.
Much interest is being manifested by
Eastern coursing men concerning the pro
posed interstate meeting, which, it is
stated, wili be held at Merced in October or
November next. The following letters from
lovers of the leash in Kansas and Denver
to Mr. Dickson, Secretary of the Interstate
Club, speak the interest shown by the
sportsmen iv the East in coursine:
Denver, July 14, 1890.
Mr, Dickson: It is commonly stated heie
among dog men that the coursing men of Cali
fornia aie to have a large meeting iv October or
November next. We have seen no programme
of the meeting here solar. If ihe stases are
likely to be as farce as reported, it ls more than
probable lhat a few dogs would go from here.
There a>e some good ones owned heie. or, ai all
events, we think them good enough fur anything.
Yours, eic, S_f»~_s T.F.Thomas.
Cheat Bend, Kans.. July 7, 1890.
Mr. Dickson : 1 see by a late copy of the papers
you forwarded me that you are to have a tug
meeting at Merced In your State next fall. I also
saw something ol It In the American Fl Id lately.
I was Informed yesterday that some half a dozen
of our *-crac-s" beie would go suie. I have
two or three th.it I mini* a _rnou deal of (1 think
I hear you say, " Of course you do "). and If your
programme Is anything like what Is reported
about It, .Mr. Cowen ol this clly will, I am In
formed, bring tlnee of his fliers to meet your
" woild-beateis," and others aie likely logo II
-the programme will be a good one. I bope you
will have a good, square judge who will give no
favors lo any one, but fair play to all, no matter
where lhey come from. Forward some of your
programmes as soon as possible. Our meeting
here lakes place on tho 22il October, so If yours
should be held about the lGlh or _(Hli of Novem
ber it will give us ample time to rest our does and
reach your city afterward in time, Hoping lo
hear lioin you soon, I remain as ever,
T. 11, Tkovkh.
Gentlemen's I; :.*•«* at tbe Oakland
About 400 people, among whom were a
number of ladie-, assembled yesterday af
ternoon at the Oakland track to witness the
Gentlemen's races.
There were three events. The first was a
pacing race, best two in three, between
horses of the 2:30 class. The second was a
trotting race, best two in three, between
horses In the 2:56 class, nnd the third was n
pacing race between horses of the 2:50
class, all in harness. The entries were as
C. B. Walker entered h. g. Washington, O.
Emlay entered g. g. Dan, W. K. lilrinlugiuii en
teied -. g. Orecon Hoy. Two heals won by Oie
goo Boy, Dan second', Washington third lv both
heals. lime, 2:38— 2:38.
W. T. Veltch entered b. g. Jerry, James
Walsh entered b. m. I.ady Dudley, John IMalier
entered b. g. (ins, Thomas McKenzle entered g.
in. liollie. Two beats wou by Oils. Time,
3:01„-3:0iy 2 .
George Anderson entered s. g. Gypsy, D. l.an
drigau enteied b. m. Berkeley Maid, C. 11,
Walker enteied b. g. Woodchuck. W. Coleman
entered g. it. Oberou. WonbyObeiou. Time,
In the first race Washington broke
badly in both trials and bad to be pulled by
his driver. Had it not been for this, he
would have given the Hoy some trouble in
reaching the wire first In the last race,
Gypsy broke in both races and had to be
pulled. Oberon was last in the string in
both races, but pulled up to second at the
half-mile post and took the lead at the
three-quarter post iv both struggles. He
deceived every one on the ground.
HAM. -11.W. 1..
A Cbnmplonslilp Game Between Four
11. i.- la Talked Of. .
This ancient game, of which Abraham
Lincoln was a sreat lover, is growing very
popular in this city, and may eventually be
come the laading sport with San Francis
cans. The courts ou Howard street are
literally sacked with lovers and patrons of
the sport every Sunday, and many of the
games played by the experts are well worth
A championship contest between four of
the leading professional players is now be
ing talked ot, and Should the match be con
summated, the contests will beheld on Sat
urday afternoon, as the courts are nut large
enough to accomodate the numbers who
would congregate un an occasion of ■? this
kind. This afternoon some good playing
will be witnessed in the courts managed by
Condon and Uutler.
A New York exchange says : Phil Casey,
lie champion baud-ballplayer of the world;
Barney McQaade, who lias been second
only to Casey as an expert at the game for
many years in this country; James Dunn
of Brooklyn, Phil Smith from St. Louis,
Edward Moran, also a prominent exponent
of the pastime; Richard Cronin, the Brook
lyn contractor, and William Giil.'n sailed
for Europe ou Saturday, July 12th. The
players will give exhibitions of the sport in
different parts of Great Britain, especially
at Dublin, Cork and other cities in the
Emerald Isle. There was a big and enthu
siastic crowd ol old friends and admirers at
the steamer's dock to see them off and wish
them good luck and a glorious time abroad.
A Game Which Is Gaining In Fopn-
It seems that the English and Australian
residents of this city and Oakland have
awakened to the fact that cricket might be
come as popular in Sau Fraucisco as in
oilier cities in the East it some men of push
and energy are appointed to look after the
interest of the sport and work up an en
thusiasm among its patrons.
There are a number of players on this
Coast who have beeu quite prominently
connected with some of the leading cricket
clubs of England and Australia, and if they
could be brought together there is no doubt
but that the national game of England
would become quite popular on this Const.
The only drawback to the advancement of
cricket on this Coast lias been the lack of
energy displayed by men who are in posi
tion to advance the game and place it as an
outdoor pastime on a par with other sports.
However, the game is rapidly gaining in
patronage, and if the clubs which have been
recently organized had a little financial sup
port from the well-to-do English residents,
who would be only too happy to witness a
well-contested game, cricket would be a
leading feature of outdoor sports in this city.
The Bumaby Club of Alameda has leased
the old base-ball grounds, which will be
fixed up and arranged purposely for the
This afternoon a match will be played be
tween the Burn aby and ilericn clubs, to
which all lovers of the game are invited.
Last evening a concert aud dance was
given at Saratoga Hall for the benefit of the
llumaby Club.
Y*t-litiii£ Kegisttn.
A meeting of the San Francisco Yacht
Club was held yesterday to consider the
proposition of the Native Sons' Excursion
Committee to hold its regatta in September
instead of August, the Excursion Commit
tee being of the mind that a trip on the bay
to see the white-winged racers in competi
tion would be a most enjoyable outing. A
liberal offer of trophies in the shape of chal
lenge cups has been made to Commodore
Gutte, and the San Francisco Yacht Club
has sensibly decided to postpone its regatta
as requested.
Winfioni's Circular Defining the
Administrative Act.
Importers Are Dissatisfied With One Section—
Sptcial Agent Evans' Telegraphic «
Collector of Port Phelps yesterday re
ceived a circular from Secretary of the
Treasury William Wlndom defining duties
and giving instructions reletave to the
effect of the new customs administrative
law, which will go into effect on Friday
next. This law has made many radical
changes in the customs service, chief of
which is the abolishment of the old stytem
of merchants', appraisement and the sub
stitution of the new board of nine general
appraisers. Tne circular bears date of July
I.i, KM, and is as follows:
lo lolleetoi- ol Customs and others:
First— li Is propel lhat certain general princi
ples .should be announced, which, In ihe opinion
Ihe dcpar tmeur, must govern llie application
of the v.tiious provisions of the new law to the
current business at the several pons.
Becond— The duties upon lml orted merchan
dise are held to attach to the ueicl.andise at the
time it lis anlval in a port of the United Males.
The date of ariival of merchandise intended for
Immediate tiausportatiou wjtlioui appraisement
will be that of Its arrival In an exteiior poll of
I lit- United Mutes. Therefore, the assessment of
duties upon goods, which airive on or helote
july 31-.1 lost, will be made ou the basis ot the
prevent laws, even it entry o( such meichaudise
shall be deleiied un! alier the 31st of July.
Ihlrd— invokes authenticated befoie the first
day oi August prox. will be accepted at any
nine thereafter, provided the Consular certifi
cates conform to Ihe present requirements of
law. Consular certificates alter the nrst day of
August must conform to the requirements ot the
act ol June 10, IK-JO; but. in view of possible
difficulties In obtaining an immediate cniiloim
iiv wlih such requirements, Invoices which are
accompanied by ceilitlcates not In all respects
In accordance with the law of June 10,1880,
will be regaided as informal and will be ac
cepted as pio forma invoice?, under bono to
pioduce a propeily certll.ed Invoice withlu six
mouths from the date of entry.
Fourth— ln the entry ot merchandise bills of
lading drawn lo the order of persons doing bust*
ness as bankers and lndoi-ed by iheni to the
order ol the actual Importers of the merchan
dise specified theieln will be accepted when pre
sented by such inn oners In making entry of
said merchandise, the same as it oilgiually
drawn to their older.
Filth— Alter July 31, 1800, no damage war
rants shall be issued by collectors of customs,
but proceedings under wan ants Issued on or be
fore that dale will be carried ou as uuder the
present law.
SiiMii— ln case of protest against the action of
collectors or of appraisers, which may be tiled on
or b. foie the Ist day of August, i mendings
will be governed by the law of June 10, 1880,
even when such protests shall relate to mer
chandise which shall have ariived on or before
July 81. 1890. Hut all proceeding* on the esti
mate and assessment of duties upon such tin-i
--chaudlse and upou theorlglu.il appraisement and
liquidation of the same shall conform to the le
qiiiieii.euls of the law under which the goods
were Imported, Invoice- cuverluii goods, which
aie lv bonded waiehouse on August Ist, will
not. tberefoie, requite liquidation uuder the uew
Seventh— A list will be furnished prescribing
such fees as will he chained after August
1. 1890. All oilier fees are held to be abolished
under the new law.
Eighth— Attention ls called to the provisions
of section 1 .l of the new law, which delities the
dutiable value of linpoi led merchandise to con
sist of all costs and chatges thai attach to the
goods in condition packed leady for shipment to
the United Stales. All such costs and charges
which are specified iv tiie Invoice will, Iherefoie,
be Included In detei miuiug the value fur the oug
lottl estimate of duiy.
Ninth— It Is the opinion of the department
that Section 20 of the new law permits Die le
lentlou of merchandise in bunded warehouse
for more than one year, and not more
than three years from date of Importa
tion, without the Imposition of [he addi
tional duly of In per centum provided by Sec
ii.ii 2970, Kevised Statutes, upon its withdrawal
lor consumption. William Windom.
The construction given to tho customs
administration law by the circular appears
to be perfectly satisfactory to the import
ers here, except as to Section 3, and as to
that section there are strenuous objections.
Said Special Agent of the Treasury Evans
"The construction given to the law by
Section 3 will, in my judgment, produce
great inconvenience to common carriers.
Suppose, for instance, that a ship arrives in
this port with all of her cargo consigned to
Chicago, St. Louis or New York. Under
this Section 3 the railroad company, which
is already under bonds to deliver the goods
safely, will have to give additional bonds
for the production of the corrected invoice,
as required by the new law.
•'lt will be a great nuisance. The proper
party to give the bond is the importer at
Chicago, St. Louis or New York, and the
place to give the bond is at the residence of
the importer, and uot way off here in San
Francisco, where nobody has any Interest
in the Roods but the railroad company
which carries them."
Special Agent Evans sent the following
telegram to Washington upon this subject:
linn. 0, J,. Spauldlng, Assistant Secretary
'I'reaeuii/, Washington, U. C. : Under Paiagiapli
3, Circular 19, would It uot be well to require
In case of goods arriving al au exterior poi l for
transportation without appraisement to nave the
consignee at final port to give tbe bond to pro
duce coi reeled Invoice, when such Invoice au
thenticated after August Ist Is informal ?
J. X. Evans, Special Agent.
White nod Kerr.
When John White, at one time business
manager of Thb Call, was ca'led upon in
Department 12 of the Superior Court to
plead to the indictments charging him with
embezzlement and grand larceny Attorney
Darwin, appearing for the defendant,
asked for further lime to plead and his
client was allowed until next Wednesday.
James P. Kerr, also charged with embezzle
ment and larceny, will appear to plead un
the same day.
Dr. M.l. Hon in llie Clly.
Dr. Edward McGlynn of New York, who
has been up to Ukiah, Mendocino County,
on a visit, returned: to the city yesterday
and spoke in terms of praise of the wonder
ful resources of California and its climate.
He will deliver his first lecture to-morrow
evening, in the Metropolitan Temple, on
the subject '.'Religion and Equal Rights."
Carlisle's successor lv the National ' House of
Iteuiesentatlvi-s, W. W. Dlckersou, Is a tall,
daik-faced man, who looks mote like a pieucber
than a politician. : .&^S2P^£eKg_M__Hß
Supervisor Davis Has Closed the
Work of the Census.
Seasons Given Why the City's Population Is
Below Expectation— Enumeration Care-
lady Accomplished.
The following letter was yesterday for
warded by Census Supervisor Davis, as a
sort of wind-up of his work in the San
Francisco district:
Office of svff.kvisor of Census
FIKST District OF California,
407 and 409 Montgomery St.,
San Francisco, July 25, 181)0.
To the Superintendent of Census. Washing
ton. li. ('.— L)i:Ait but: by the malt of the Hiid
1 shipped to you the last uf the blanks nnd sup
plies left upon Hie close of the wurK. The ship
ment of llie HUH practically closed the sched
ules, only numbers '.'7 and 328 being left to go
with the special schedules ami supplemental
names, the copying and final examination of
lliese latter taking unlit the -'Ist, wlieu they
were sent, leaving only the process of cleaning
up t.i follow. Tills then closes the woik of the
Census liurean hi this district, so far as the elev
enth census ls coucerued, for all of which may
we be truly thankful.
The trials and experiences lv thin district are
pei hups not different from those encountered lv
otber places, hut they w.-re trials, and, at times,
of a very severe nature. (Joining into ollice, as 1
did, when the active work had lealiy begun, and
wllliuut any oppoiluiiliy to laiiiiii.it i.'f myself
wuh the laws, regulations and requirements,
made llie work uioie difficult for me thau It oth
erwise would have been; but my predecessor
had ai ranged for olhie help which I retained,
and thereby had the lull ben lit of their knowl
edge In aid nt the work, which, under the cir
cumstances, was invaluable.
Perhaps no ctty in me Union lias so large a
percentage of floating population as Sail Fran-
CtSCO. litis very necessarily lusters and sun
ports a large number of boarding and lodging
nouses and small hotels. Many, aud in (act a
laige percentage of Hies* keep uo register of
the boaideis and lodgers. lhey come lv late at
ulghi aud go out raily In llie morning, making
Hit* enumeration of tbem very hard work. Tills
condition ot things makes it very easy for au un
set enumerator lo pad a district; or lor
an easy-going and careless one to skip lllose
whom tie could not gel without trouble, ll Is
this condition of mines that led to the ar
rest of Ileillv, of Districts lit! and 117, and
Fltzpatrlck, of No, 121), lor neglect of duly, aud
of Cusick, of No. 97, lor padding.
To investigate this condition of things is why
this ollice. on June loin, asked for authority to
put ou ten men for ten days to look after the
wink 01, enumerators, and bad that leanest been
allowed, ihe wort here would have been closed
long since. Acting on ibe aullioilty from the
department, 1 employed two additional clerks,
0. si. Fowler aud C. B. Kluard, both swum enu
merators, to assist Chief Clerk J. 1. Fields—
who. by the way. Is the very best man lor that
position who could have Peru selected in this
Male— m the investigation of frauds, and llie
complaint of parlies claiming and claimed to
have he. skipped. Ihe result ol this work has
been communicated lo you by telegraph and by
mall. 'luu panics attested aie out ou bail
and will piubably be tried lv a few days. The
supplemental list of names omitted Is very
largely composed of lodgers and roomers in
lodging-houses, Willi a tali spi inkling uf fami
lies who were out of town, ami whose bouses
weie closed when theeuumeialorscalled. These
have been verified so far as possible. There
may lie a lew duplicates, owing to the fact that
•14 districts were bent to Washington belure the
list began.
Eveiyihlng considered, I feel that the wort iv
this dlstitct has been conscientiously peifoimed,
and while llie figures do not reach that number
which many would like to see, 1 feel confident
they aie as nearly collect as can be obtained at
tins season of llie year, which is the very worst
in the whole twelve months.
While I am leanul that nothing can or will be
done by the department, 1 must make so earnest
ami b< arifell appeal In beliall of mauy ol the
enumerators In tins district, especially In the
country portion thereof, where they were obliged
to travel with teams winch they had to hue at an
expense of from t'2 to £3 per day. Tbey certainly
ought to have some itcompeuse for money paid
out for such a purpose, either by direct iepay
ment or by an Increase of per capita rates, and
the Mime applies to several outlying poiuuis of
this city, nut already allowed by the depart
lv order to settle beyond a question com
plaints Iti districts wheie the population did uot
reach the number expected, anu tv avoid any
excuse (or calling lot a re-euumerallon ot the en
lire city by parlies who expected a much larger
population, we, as l nave already Inform d your
office, recauvassed several dlstncls without llie
knowledge of the original enumerators, antl In
no case old we find any material changes, tuns
Showing mat the work was o. intuitu* doim well.
ICegai ding the office help, 1 cannot say 100
niucu In praise of J. 1.. Fields, the chief clerk.
He has been indefatigable in his personal Inter
est lv the work, and to his good judgment we
are Indebted for much of the successful aud sai
ls!.ictoiy result of uur labors.
1 will now give some reasons which. in my judg
ment, have mitigated agaiust Us in this matter of
population. I'iobably me mouths of .tlay, June,
July and August aie the very worst in all the
Lear In which to lake the census In this state.
Liu i lug these months the population Is constantly
changing from oue point lo another, 11l the woods
aud mountains, at ihe seaside, and camping out,
as lv most cases this cau be done without any
fear of stormy weather. In my judgment, fully
5000 lo ia - i ■ ol our white family population are
out of Ban Fraucisco in the month of June, leav
ing houses euiiiely closed. Tbe Alaskan aud
Arctic seaieis. wbaleis and other fishermen who
make Iheir homes here in the winter season num
lei piubably 4000. these have uu families line,
and under your Instructions could uol be enum
erated. The various classes of peddlers, navel-
Ing speculators and commercial travelers and the
like teach the vicinity of lotto, many of whom,
having no families and no peimaueiit homes,
have undoubtedly been lost lv us. Finally, the
Chinese i vi ulatiuii is aisu in a migiatuiy slate,
ii.ii liom iiiim motion obtained 1 should judge
li.ii t 1 1 "in 3000 to 5000 uf the winter population
1* in the couuiry lv the summer, and if taken at
all Is taken iheie.
San Francisco also loses a large pott lon of
legitimate population by the local toil ol families
lv suburban towns, from which fully 3000 people
cou.e and go dally, and do business lime, lliese
would icpieueiil in the vicinity ol 15,000, which
ought lube here, but ate lv fuel nut bore, and
are enumerated wheie tbey live. The above are
some uf (he reasons wny our population does
out come up iv tbe expectations of some of our
1 have to thank the department at Washington
for their uulluim kltidiietis in me and teadiucss
lv a*si-t me Un otigii every complication. The
conlideuce thus leposed lv me has nut beeu
abused, ihe readiness to indorse our action has
done much to allay the excitement produced by
disappointment. The mess of tills city has
ti ealed us most kindly, and has always done ail
11 could to set us i iithl with the public— that Is,
alter we became belter acquainted.
As 1 have ahead} informed you, the office of
Supervisor of the Census of the First District of
California is now located at 407 aud 409 Mont
gomery stieet, San Kranciseo.
I most icspecilttllv request that checks for the
euumei and other employes of this district
be forwarded as speedily as possible, as my omce
Is daily besieged by parlies making Inquiries for
their money. 1 am veiy respecttuliy, votus truly.
W. li. Davis,
Supervisor of the Census, First District of Call
foi ula.
Cuslch Held for Trial.
James J. Cusick, the ingenious stuffcr of
census returns, had his preliminary exam
ination yesterday -before Commissioner
Sawyer. The evidence given was a recital
of the story told before in these columns.
The accused was held for trial but allowed
to retain the same bondsmen as before, with
bail at the same amount of $1000.
Disinterment Certificates*
At the Health Office yesterday twenty-one
disinterment certificates were issued for
the removal of bodies from the old Mission
burial ground to the Holy Cross Cemetery
in San Mateo County. There were also
forty-five similar certificates issued to Chi
nese, making 383 this month, for which
$3830 has been paid.
New' Incorporation!.
11. Liebes _ Co., a mercantile firm, has
filed articles of incorporation in tho ollice
of the County Clerk. Directors— Herman
Liebes, Charles J. liehlow, Isaac LieDes,
Robert liehlow and George Liebes of San
Francisco. Capital stock $1,000,000, di
vided into SOno-shares; all stock subscribed.
The youngest son of Dickens, a youne man
named after ilulwer, the novelist. Is a member
of the New South Wales Parliament.
Is a new and wonderful discovery, manu-
factured from the pure fresh juices of the
herbs of California, in their natural state,
containing all their original properties. De-
lightful to the taste and. immediate in its
effects. Positively containing no mineral in
its composition. Perfectly harmless and a
sure cure for all the many troubles arising
from the Kidneys, I.iveraml bladder; among
which are Catarrh of the Bladder arid Stom-
ach, Dropsy, Diabetes, Bright's Disease,
burning, smarting pains in the small of th
back, Gravel and other disorders these or-
gans are heir to. For I.eucorrhca, Sup-
pressed Metises, and all other female
complaints, . The Great Sierra Kidney
and Ijiver J Cure has no equal* being a
blood purifier and enrieher, without
blotching. ; It brings the fresh color a of '
youth to the cheeks, and clears the entire
system of all impurities. -You will imme-
- diately feel " the beneficial effects of . this , :
wonderful medicine.' (live it one trial; you
will never be sorry. * Sold by all druggists.
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__.„. DRY GOODS.
feel justified in stating to the ladies of this city that we now present an opportunity that
has never been equaled in the dry goods trade of the West, for though the sale has thus
far been the greatest success of the year, our Summer stock was of such enormous mag-
nitude that we still have on hand a VAST QUANTITY OF SEASONABLE GOODS which
ence to carrying them over to another season.
We therefore have made a GRAND FINAL CUT IN PRICES that will enable our
patrons to this week make purchases at figures corresponding with the following STU-
At 10 Cents-GRAY MOHAIR ALPACA, former price 25c, will be closed out At 35 Cents-DOUBLE-FOLD IRON-FRAME ALPACA, former price 60c, will
at 10c per yard. be sold at 35c a yard.
At 10 Cents-DOUBLE-FOLD SUITINGS, in Fancy Check. Stripes and Mix- At 35 Cents-40-INCH ALL-WOOL LACE BUNTING, former' price 60c, \»M
tures, firmer price 20c, -will be closed out at 10c per yard. b e so m a t 35c per yard. _f _tf
At 15 Cents-DOUBLE-FOLD HABIT CLOTH, choice collection of shades, At 35 Cents-DOUBLE-FOLD SILK LUSTER ALPACA, former price 60c, will
: former pries 30c, will be closed out at 15c per yard. b8 so]( at 35c per yard.
At 25 Cents-38-INCH FANCY CHECK SUITINGS, former price 50c. will be Cents _ 40 . INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH CASHMERE, former price 85*.
■.. closed out at 25c per yard. wiU be sold at 5Qq per yard .--.,•
At 25 Cents-38-INCH FANCY DRESS STRIPES, former price 50c, will be T „ T „„ AT tttt™t *_*„,_.„,-"* n D «= -* «» , __
„..,,„,. . At 50 Cents— lo-INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH DRAP D'ALMA, former pnc«
closed out at 25c per yard. „_ „, . , . . ._ , . *
- - 85c, will be sold at 50c per yard.
form 5 price 65c, will be closed oat at 25c per yard. At 50 Cents-40-INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH FOULE. former price 85c, will
At 30 Cents-38-INCH BOURETTE STRIPE SUITINGS, former price 60c, be sold at S0 ° per yard<
will be closed out at 30c per yard. At 75 CentS-40- INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH CORDALINE, former prle»
At 35 Cents-40-INCH ALL-WOOL FANCY BORDERED SUITINGS, former $1 25 win be sold at 75 ° P er ard -
price 75c, will b; closed out at 35c par yard. At 75 Cents-48-INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH D'ALMA, former price Sl 25,
At 35 Cents-38-INCH FANCY STRIPE SUITINGS, former price 75c, will be will be sold at 75c par yard.
closed out at 35c per yard. At 75 CentS-42-INCH ALL-WOOL FRENCH CASHMERE, former prig*
$1 25, will be sold at 75c per yard. .';'
__ _ ______ At $ 1. 50-48-INCH ALL-WOOL LUPIN'S FRENCH CASHMERE, superior
NOVFITY IMPfIRTFn QIlIT^l! fimsh, e^ -.„^ £2 so , wm be sold at sl so per yard>
At $5.00-?MBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at SIO, will ba closed out ulLj\ 1/1-1 All 1 If i JU 1 1 1 l'
at $5 a suit. C
At $6. 50-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $12 50, will be closed
out at $6 50 a suit. At 50 Cents-CHECK SURAH SILKS, former price $1, will be closed out
At $7.SO^EMBROIDERED SUITS, importei to sell at $15, will be closed out 75c per yard.
at $7 50 a suit. At 75 Cents-CHANGEABLE SURAH SILKS, former price $150. will ba
At $ I 0.00-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $20, will be closed out closed out at 75c per yard. _f3|
at SIO a suit. At ?5 Cents _ RICH NOVELTY STRIPE SILKS, former price $1 50, will ba
At $ I 2. 50-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $25, will be closed out closed out at 75c per yard. f!__M
at $12 50 a suit. " -lv ;-.":*
. . „ _„„ .„ . ■-■-, . At $ 1. 00-SCOTCH PLAID SURAH SILKS, former price $1 50, wi 11 be close-
At $ I S.OO-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $30, will be closed out out at $1 per yard _ , * ■
at $15 a su t. * j »g?vi_i
At $?7 50-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $35, will be closed out At * V oo^^™* P^AID LOUISINE SILKS, former price $1 50, will be
I at $17 50 a suit. closed out at S1 per yard.
At 520.00-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $40, will be closed out At SI.OO-FANCY PLAID SURAH SILKS, former price $1 75, will be closed
at $20 a suit S_»^___23? &£ . out at $1 er y ard ' ___:! L- ;-;;l'^'if-;
At $25.00-EMBROIDERED SUITS, imported to sell at $50, will be closed out At $ I .25-TARTAN PLAID SURAH SILKS, 24 inches wide, former price $2.
at $25 a suit will be closed out at $1 25 per yard.
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Glove Department! Parasols! Parasols! _ . C U EN J S « „ Lace Department
- - Furnishing Goods! -
Taffeta and Pure Silk Jersey Clones. At 25c-ico ladies' white brocaded __. handkerchiefs.
lillßld dUU ruic Olli UCI„J UIUICS. parasols, former price $1. will be closed HANDKERCHIEFS.
At 15C-75 dozen LADIES' TAFFETA SILK out at 25c ' At 5c~300 dozen LADIES' COLOKED BOB-
-35c, will be olleied at 15c a pair. DERED HEMSTITCHED HANDKER- CHIEFS, ten different styles, will be offers*
At SOc-ISO LADIES- FANCY PARASOLS. CHIEFS, large s,ze, regular price 20c, at 5c each.
former price $150, will be closed out Offered at 7 l .aC eacb. . .
At ut^lTt^isJl:^ T tZ E7K A a ' 5 ° C " At lOc-200 dozen LADIES' SHEKB COL.
back, in dan;, medium and lau shades, - CHIEFS, reduced from 20c and 25c. mi.
' „, „ „. CHIEES. reduced from 20c and !_e, will ba
worth regular GOc, will be olleied at Soc a
pair. At 7 s c-l CO LADIES' FANCY PARASOLS, A tlOc-500 dozen GENTS' FOUR FLY Offered at 10c each. •
former price $2, will be closed out at 75c. rDRE UNEN COLLARS AND CUFFS#
At 25C-125 dozen LADIES' taffeta newest shapes, reeular value 200 and 25c* At 1&c _ 100 dozen LADIES' SnEEB WHITB
SILK JERSEY GLOVES, embroldeied lops, offered at 10c each. HEMSTITCHED BLOCKED AND EM-
In medium and tan shades, worth regular AtSl.OO— loo LADIES' FANCY PARA- BUOIDERED LINEN LAWN HANDKEB-
60c, will be oiler, at 25c a pair. # SOLS, former price $2 50, will be closed out CHIEFS, reduced to 15c each.
at $1.
At 25C-120 dozen LADIES' PURE SIIK At lOc-100 dozen GENTS' SEAMLESS COT-
JERSEY GLOVES, embroidered back. In At $1.50-100 LADIES' FANCY PARA- TON bOCKS, double heels and toes, regular LACE COLLARS
dark, medium aud tan shades, worth regular SOLS, former price $3 50, will be closed Talue 20c, offered at 10c a pair. ~ " -
60c, will he offered al 20c a pair. out at |1 50. SSS At 10c— dozen REAL LINEN TORCHON-
LACE COLLARS, worth 20c, will be offered
* at 10c each.
At 25C-100 dozen LADIES' PURE SILK At $2.00-100 LADIES' FANCY FAKA-
JERSEY GLOVES, plain bacK, Id dark. SOLS, former price $4, will be closed out At 12_c —50 dozen GENTS' FANCY
medium and tan shades, worth regular 00c at $2. STRIPED IMPORTED COTTON SOCKS, At 15c-37 dozen REAL LINEN TOBCHON-
wIII in* offered it 25c a pair . ... . ... . . " «- LACE COLLARS, reduced Irom 26c, will M
win ueoueiea ji -:jc.u pair. double soles, odd sizes, regular price 25c, offered at l'c each
will be closed out at 12'.ic a pair.
KID GLOVES. PihhfinQT PlhhftTlQT At 25c-«3 dozen reduced LINEN MEDICI-
Xa.lL) U-iUVllO! KlhhAnCl KlnhnHQ I LACE L-OLLAKS, reduced from 60e, will ba
At 35C-00 dozen LADIES 4 and 0 BUTTON IIIUUUIIO. IUUUUIIO. offered at 25c each.
back, tan and slate shades, sizes OVa, O^i -;«'" — ; — -■ WILITE SHIRTS, with double backs, rein- • ■* ""
offeied^Tc a ST" *' a " d 81 25 " "'" be At SC-COO pieces No. 7 CASHMERE RIB- '<»«<« linen «°™' felled seanis. and war- . ' •
1 BON, all silk, worth 10c a yard, will be closed ranted Utlca muslin, regular value $1, offered LACE SCARFS. .*
out at 5c a yard. Yy : at 60c each. ._■___.«____,_. , D „ „ .oir m_x __._ _-,„ .
At $1.25—18 dozen BLACK SPANISH GUI.
At 60C-85 dozen LADIES 12 - BUTTON PUKE LACE »C'ARFS, 2 '* yards lon&
LENGTH MOUSQUETAIRE UNDRESSED votlb * 2 ' wl " be offered at $1 25 «*
KID GLOVES, new stitching, tan and mode At 6'ic-COO pieces No. 9 CASHMERE RIB-
•hades, worth regular $1 SO, will be offered BON, all silk, worth 12 „c, will be closed
at GOc a pair. out at 6>ic a yard. gg£ At 35c-50 dozen GENTS' FANCY STRIPE At $1.75-26 dozen BLACK SPANISH GUI-
alzes, regular price 75c, offered at 35c each. $2 75, will be offered at $1 76 each.
At 75c -75 dozen LADIES* MOUSQUE-
TAIRE DRESSED KID GLOVES, new At7V3C-500 pieces No. 12 CASHMERE RIB- •-.; / • -
■inching, In lan and medium shades, worth BON, all silk, worth 15c a yard, will be At $6.50-14 dozen REAL BLACK HAND.
regular »l 20. will be offered at 75c a pair. closed out at 7 Vic a yard. BUN Spanish lace SCARFS. L- ism*
; At 75C-70 dozen GENTS' VICUNA UN- long, » great •"«al' , '» r » a 60 •»« - .
NOTE- We have 011 band a full assortment of At lOc-500 pieces No. 10 CASHMERE RIB- (or |l 25, offered at 75c each. ' :
the popular " JOUVIN" KID GLOVES. In all BON, all silk, worth 20c a yard, will be , . . *,
the latest shades aud black, lu 4, 6 and 8 button closed out at 10c a yard. «___,t*-.,~.t \L.' f&wl
length.. - SPECIAL.
We are also showing a complete assortment of Temptlngvalues will be offered thla week _
our celebrated " ALEXANDRE" KIDGLOVES, At 25C-400 pieces 7-lnch FAILLE FRAN- At $1-50 dozen GENTS' NATURAL LAMB'S PLAIN and FIGURED RUSSIAN NET DBAP-
In all the latest shades and black, In 4 and 0 but- CAIS SASH RIBBON, worth 60c, will be WOOL UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS, ERY. CREAM and BEIGE VANDYKE LACK
ton lengths. closed out at 25c a yard. regular price $1 50, offered at $1 each. and WHITE EMBROIDERED &KIBTINO.
Mail orders promptly and carefully executed. Goods delivered free in Oakland, Alameda and Berkeley.
5 * See to-day's "Examiner" and "Chronicle" for Clearance Bargains in Cloaks, Wash Dress Goods, House-furnishings, Ladies' and
Children's Hosiery and Underwear, Corsets, Muslin Underwear, etc. .'. . T W_\\\^_\^_\
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Market anil Jones Streets. Market and Jones Streets. Market and Jones Streets. Market and Jones Streets.
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