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PACIFIC COAST ITEMS
A Condemfd Report of the Important
Happening During the Week
Wine Export Trade— A Boy PUyi With
Cub Bean -Fishermen Shoots the
Captain of a Schooner. Etc,
Madoro will hold a flc*u next m:ail
Small red *r* Irjutm: rliadc
me* at Bikersfleld.
Sacramento ex -soldiers who served
in ih« lr.to war will organize.
Eleven potatoes all In or.c Is a fr*a<
in t.ht- San D.e^o Cbauocr of Cv^a
Two S-a3ina* men. while out oa a
camping trip, kills 5 ihirty-stvea rattle
snakts—po ttny claim.
Colton churches are ho'.dinj: services]
on the lawns during the ho; weather.
A grains Valley rancher has an applo 1
tret- upon which are blossosu and ripe
and grc-in fruit
Miss Ethel Hobson. a pretty girl of]
2J». has full charpe cf the threshing ma
chines operating ia ib< vicinity of San;
Miguel. Her father is seriously 111, and
the daughter bire-s and pays the nvn.
eng&gcs -work ah<ad for the machine*.
and does all tht- purchasing.
Benecia, Cal.—- While the schooner 1
Nettie was passing the Nevada docks
oa her way to San Francisco she be
came entangled in one of the many;
fishermen's nests around her. The'
owners of tiae ntt becoscias enraged, u*
liberately shot at the captain of the!
fcebooner. placing several buckshot
in bis head and two or three ia bis •
breast, dangerously wounding bin
The culprit has not yet te*3 cap
San Franc isco. — The secretary of the
California Wine Association states 1
that the exports of wine ia July were!
COH cases and 2i>lMC gallons, valued j
at ICSt.HI. making the tetal exports!
sJnce January 1. 55-67 cases and 13. 15>1.-J
553 gallons valued at 11.071.555.
Experts of brandy during the I
month were twenty-six cases and 2€is I
gallons, valued at 12246. making the
total experts since January i. ih
cases and 19,095 gallons, valued at i
A small Redding tor while out in)
the bills saw two cub bears playing
and determined to capture one for a
pet- He knocked one of the cuts down
with a rock, but the mother bear put
in an appearance at the lusty cry of
her offspring and chased the youth up
a tree, where the kept him over an
bour. The boy says be doesn't trant
a cub bear half as much as he thought
Owners of Relgian hares at Vigalia
are reported to be turning their ani
Over twenty borees were killed by
the beat on the road from Redding
to Trinity county last week.
The Tulare county board of super
visors have passed an ordinance im
posing a fine cf $100 for turning at
large Belgians bares.
Gets Gold MeUl
San Diego.— Capt. E. A. Alexander
of the 6teamer Santa Rosa received,
through Collector W. W. Dowers, the
handsome gold medal which Con
gross bad directed to be awarded to
the former for earing life on April
S, IS9O. The Inscription reads:
"In testimony of heroic deeds lo
Mt!n« llfo from the prrlU of thf «ea.
|To CApUIn E. A Alexander, for he
roic daring In rtSCttttlf a man from
ilrownnl*. April 3. 1*90."
The ttjkuo look ptkte ftt Port Mat
ford. Captain Alexander Win* then
In command of tho Mnico.
New York Cily'i Tax Rate
New York.— An ad rone c in the ta*
rate cf New York city from $2 24 10
$2.32 on the $100 has been decided
upon, nay* the World. The total In
crease upon the value cf personal
property nnd realty this year over
last. I* about 1133.000,000, the per
sonality Incrtase brins $64,000,000 and
that of realty. $6?.O00.000.
New York.— A report Is la circula
tion la Westchester county :o the ef
fect that John D. Rockefeller I* to
have a marble palace at PocantlCO
Hills. N. V.. to cost something like
$1,000,000. According to the differ
ent report* the palace Is to rival some
of the large castles of England nnd
Scotland. Rockefeller now owns 2000
acre* of land In Northern VTestchester.
The new stable of the Rockefeller
estate is about completed. It cost
several hundred thousand dollars, and
U built of highly-polishe*l granite.
Young Mr. Rockefeller, it is said, will
purchase a string of valuable cobs and
ccach horses while in England.
Druggut Attested for Selling a Hairbrush
Pacific Grove.— There Is much ex
citement here over the breaking of a
recently enacted absolute Sunday clos
ing ordinance by City Councilman C
K. Tutlle. -who was the prime mover
in the passage cf the measure. Tuttle
is the proprietor of a drug store and
was arrested on the charge of selling
other things lealdes drugs on Sun
He pleaded guilty and paid his ftne
without demur. According to his own
statement a man came into bis store
Sunday morning to buy a hair brush.
Tuttle. believing the case to be ur
gent, sold a brush.
There Is a very strong feeling
aeainst the new ordinance and since
the Tuttle case has come out many
persons declare they will cause its re
peal if they have to take i: to the Su
According to its provisions evry
tbing is closed except livery stables,
transfer and news agencies, restau
rants during specified times and drug
stores for sale of drugs only. No
milk, ire or bakery wagons are al
lowed to run and great Inconvenience
Is occasioned thereby.
Attorney General is Sued by Labor
Washington.— District Assembly of
the Knights of Labor, authorized its
legislative committee to begin quo
warranto proceedings against tho At
torney General of the United States
to show cause why he has not enforced
the provisions of the antl-truat law.
known as the Sherman Act. This ac
tion, which will be instituted is aimed
at the United States Steel corpora
tion which Is charged, it is alleged
with operating in violation of the
Sherman art. Labor leaders In this
city cay this will hasten a solution
of the strike now Id progress.
"Because I Love You"
New York.— John Hall, a pro
fcfiflonal singer, cut bis throat under
the window of the young woman he
had asked to be bis wife, and who bad
rejected bis suit. He had gone to the
young woman's to serenade her, but
the ordered him away. He walked a
few steps, sang a bar of (he song,
"Because I Love You," and then
elssbed bis throat with a razor. He
will probably die.
ATTACKED BY A SHARK
Terrible Murup to an American Sailor
who Lose* a It 5
Washington.— Admiral Kempff hn«
forwarded to the Nnvy Department nn
offlclnl report, thrilling In It* dotatll
of tho Mtlnit off of the leg of garter
master S. McKle, thlnl-elaaa. of !>•
gunboat Ann&pollt, by a Bhanc or
other mammoth *ea monster.
The Annapolll has boon stationed
of late nl Hollo and, on Juno 21 last.
a party Wfta sent out for rlflo tnr*?tt
practice. Commander Kohrcr in com
mand of the Annapolis, states that
permission was given to several of the
men to go swimming while the otherß
were engaged in firing. Two of the
men had been In for some time when
McKic Joined them, asking If they had
been able to touch bottom. Being
answered In the negative, he made a
dive, and was gone for several sec
One of the seamen say he heard a
gurgling sound beneath the water. A
moment later McKle nppeared on the
surface and shouted "Shark, shark."
The surface of the water was covered
with blood near where he came up.
McKle started to swim, and although
crippled, reached the boat and was
pulled In by his companions. A hor
rible sight met their eyes, the quar
termaster's leg having been bitten off
near the knee. With all dispatch he
was taken aboard the Annapolis.
where the surgeon fond it necessary to
amputate the limb between the knee
The surgeon In his report states that
while the accident was not In the line
of duty, it wa3 Incident to the service.
Adimral Kempff. however, in indors
ing the papers holds that as Quarter
master McKie had received permis
sion from the officer in charge to go
in bathing, the accident occurred In
the line of duty. Under these circum
stances the crippled quartermaster
will probably receive a pension.
New Ycrk. — A number of officers
who went to Colon with the steam
yacht Namouna recently bought by
the Colombian government for use as
a gunboat, returned on the steam
According to statements made by
the officers, when the yacht, now
known as the General Pinzon. arrived
at Colon there was a great celebra-
tion. and when the festivities were
over the vessel, bearing many strange
and queer-looking flags, went on a
coastwise cruise, for the purpose of
ore«s parade, letting fly with her
saluting guns at intervals, In order to j
awe any Insurgents who might be
looking her way or listening to the
This expedition concluded, *iie ves
sel was brought back to Colon. The
crew asked General Alban for their
discharge. Alban tried to Induce them
to remain, and offered each n 50 per
cent. Increase. In pay, but there were
some English In Colon who told the
crew that while th© promises might
be all right. It wan a matter of fa
miliar history In that respect that
death frequently overtook high-sala
ried employes of foreign extraction,
and generally overtook them Just pre
vious to pay day. The crow derided
to seek th«*lr fortunes slsewhere.
Wonderful Nerve of Wounded Man
Ogden, Utah.— John Dore, a butcher,
was shot by a man named Hlgglns
during a dispute over the purehano of
some steers. Tho bullet was a thirty
thirty-eight caliber and passed en
tlrely through Pore's heart. After be
ing shot Dore dosed with Hlgglns,
tore his gun from him and snapped ft
three times, with do result. He then
clubbed tho gun and l>rnt Ilißßlnii mi
mercifully, tho mnn escaping by run
ning to lit-* buggy nnd driving away.
(hire, with hi* wound !•!•■< ■ • It 11»:1 1 »: pro
fusely, walked a mile nml a half to
hi* home, telephoned for n doctor
himself, nnd xat in a chair and waited
for the physician*! arrival. It In
thought hfl will Hvo, at hfl hat an :»•<
tonlshlngly strong conntltutl n, HU
Kin;* catno to the city and gave hlm
:■• If Up.
Hotline in (he Dairy
Coo boss! Coo bents! Come git yer
bran iminli here. Cotno Hue!
Who in Sam Hill broke iJita >tcol~
So— thre! Don't lo go to hivln' fun,
My meal puddln's dern mar tlut:«.
HIM! Him over Just a lit lo bit—
There— stan' still, fliero, Bue— that'*
Jl»t about It.
I swan! you a*,M if you was mad:
Muit be cill the Mos l» bad.
Keep yer durned old burr tall itlll;
I'll take the axe to 11— «o 1 will.
If you'll kctp quiet 'bout two minutes
The sooner well have our supper ct.
Tlure— you dad-burned simpleton cow.
You've upsot the rnltk on me— but now
I*ll show ye who'll run this slicu;
1 wont le. a cow o' mlue raise Ned —
I'll fix ye— oh, you'll come to grief —
111 set- 1 ye— oh. yo fool— fer boef!
—Elgin Dairy Report-
Four Persons Killed by Lightning
Hammond (Ind.)— Mrs. llagan and
three children, who had sought refugo
from a rainstorm in a school house
near Mount Henncn. eight miles east
of here, were struck by lightning and
Sheriff K»IU Tod Sloan
Helena, Mont.— Sheriff Totter of
Carbon county, near Red Ixidgo shot
Tod Sloan, who was wanted by the
authorities of Big Horn county, Wy
oming, for stealing horses. Sloan
drew a gun. but Sheriff Potter was too
quick for him. shooting him through
Where Presidents Were Born
The birthplaces of our president* are
divide! among tho states as follows:
Six have come from Virginia, five from
Ohio, three from Now York, two each
from Massachusetts and Nor.h Caro
lina and one- each from New Jersey,
Kentucky. New Hampshire, Vermont.
Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Presi
dent McKlnley Is of Scotch -Irish ances
try; Vice-president Roosevelt is of
MINES AND MINING
The new mill is being Installed In
the C.0.1), mine. Mojave county.
Ariz. It will have a capacity of more
than a carload of concentrates a day.
T. C. Laughery and J. C. Rhodes
have found some good ore In one of
the old mines In the Wallapal moun
! tain, Ariz., and will begin to work on
Tho production of tho Arizona Cop
• per company, limited, of Clifton, for
I June, was 831 tons, or 1,662,000 pounds
F. W. Hoar of Michigan has suc
ceeded S. A. Parnell as manager of the
Old I)c rnlnlon Mining and Smelting
company's property near CJlobo.
The Randsburg Miner Bays: "Tho
Hutte Lode mining people are putting
down a new shaft about midway on
the mine. They aro working three
eight-hour shifts dally. Thn Hnrtitow
mill started up last Monday nnd Is
run ii I iik' on ore from Ltidlow nnd Mo-
Jave. It Ib expected to keep It run
ning bh Homo can have been recently
sent down from hero. The well
boring rig for tho Ludlow well went
through Ilnrstow last week and work
will ha put down within a mile and a
half of the Huckeyo mlno and If suc
cessful part of the Harstow mill now
will be moved down there."