The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California on May 29, 1898 · 20
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The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California · 20

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Sunday, May 29, 1898
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TIIE EXAMINER. SAX FKA.NClSCOi S UNO AY MOUNT NO . MAY 20, 1898. GtLISillflG FOR TIE FAIR. They Will Give a Irish Bazar In August. Grand Many Interesting Features Reminiscent of the Emerald Isle Promised. FOR CELTIC- UNION'S HALL All the Local Irish Societies Am Operating in Preparation! for the Festival. Co- Tbe Etpcutlra Committee of the Celtic Vnlon, which i making preparations for the coming Irish fair, met Friday night In the I'helan Building with Jeremiah Deasy in the chair. Replies to request! to lerve as member of the honorary advisory board of the fair wore received from Mayor Fhelan, Irving M. Soon, R. T. Doolan, P. J. Harney, Tlrey I Ford, William R. Sherwood, J. H. Fllcher, E. A. Denlcke, Joseph A. Stub, Nlles Searla, Richard V. Curtis, E. P. Mogan, J. H. Sea-well, J. J, Donovan, Frank Conklln, M. J. Fottrell, James H. Barry, William M. Bunker, Frank J. Murasky, Andrea Sbarboro, John H. Grady, Major William B. Hooper, C. H. Crocker, Robert Ferral, William Greer Harrison. Joseph Leggett, J. J. Dwyer, C. L. Harrington. H. Mulvihill, Philip Bol-ger, Dr. T. H. Jlorris and many others, all accepting the invitation. The Celtic Union has decided to hold a fair la the Mechanics' Pavilion In August for the purpose of raising funds to assist In erecting the proposed Irish ball In this city. According to the plans of the committees the fair will be distinctly Irish, this character to be gtvei by the production of picturesque features Cf Ireland. At the last meeting it was agreed to have a t!!e booth and a stall where souvenirs of '93 will be sold by ladies for the purpose of payin? for the interior fiirnishin;rs of a Volfo Tone and a Robert Emmet hail in Celt!? Union Building. The Knights of Tara will have a reproduction of a typical Irish castle, to be known as Tara Hall. The most attractive booth on opening Bight, August 20th, will be awarded a handsome prize, and the society not belonging to the Celtic Union but having the most original booth will also win a prhe. An Interesting feature of thei bazar will bo turf and soil from Ireland, which the transatlantic steamship companies have agreed to carry over free of cost. A ladies' auxiliary committee will organize shortly and begin active arrangements for assisting in the work of preparation. Woodmen Make Merry, Golden Gate Camp, Woodmen of the World, gave an entertainment and banquet in Native Sons- Hall last Monday nlEht to the ramn nf Alai;ieda count y and San Francisco, whlcii was attended by over tix hundred guests. Oakland Camp. No. 94. sent a delegation of forty-five members, while Mission, Alpha Forest. Tamalpais, Calumet, Sunset, San Francisco. Redwood, Western Addition and Spruce Camrs were well represented. A number of Colorado volunteers who are members of the order were the special guests of the evening. Fonjrht Over the Kent. F. O. Haussler, charged with assault with a deadly weapon, and his wife, Clara B., charged with battery, were arrested yesterday on tho complaint of Herman Jans. Haussler is a photographer at 731 Market street, and has considerable trouble with a firm of physicians who rent from him. The trouble commenced last Wednesday nieht and numerous arrests of a:I parties concerned have been made. Jans alleges that Haussler used a hatchet, while his wife used her fists. Dredging for Lout Gold. The bed of the American river Just below the State Prison at Folsom is to be dredged for gold -by the American River Channel Mining Company, which has been incorporated by John B. Gonyeau, John L. Cook, Nelson Fife liarry A. Cook and Louis A. Larsen. Home rich deposits were worked on the American river in early yean, and the organizers of tho new company believe that drifted gold in paying quantities may be found in the gorge T between the dam and the bridge. Valnnhle Home Killed. SAt'SALITO, May 2S.-Some unknown person has been Bhooting valuable horses during the night. A rancher living on the county road, near Mill valley, reports that a few nights ago two work horses were shot and Killed by some unknown party. R Plettl a dairyman near Waldo Point, also reports the loss of a valuable animal. Last evening three horses were killed. Thew animals were grazing on the hills near Old bausalito. . Reception by Elks. San Francisco Lodge, No. 3. and Oakland Lodge, No. 171, B. P. O. Elks, will hold a Joint reception and social session on next Frldav evening at S o'clock at the hall of San Francisco Lodee, .No 3, 2:3 .Sutter street, In honor of the visiting Elks who are enlisted in the different r1 """' now stationed at the Preaidio mento lodges will each send a large delegation! Hit the Wrone Man. J. P. Dunn, a printer, was arrested last night by Officer C. Murphy on chargosof battery and clothes, going home on a Mission-street car bhorily alter the car left Fifth street Dunn and a number of companions began creatine a disl turbance. Murphy ordered him to keep quiet and Dunn punched him on the nose. The ,,, fought the offlcer, but he held on to his man. St. Mary's ( oJlesre" Afamnl. The annual meeting of the Alumni Association of St. Mary's College will be held at the Sacred Heart College, corner of Eddy and L l. .Hita,'lrt ?f the relation will iwiu at tue same nlace to-roo at 7 o'clock. A large gathering of the graduates Is expected on both occasions. The near ValleHanen. BAN RAFAEL, May 28.-The Colon Trust Company has sued Charles Webb Howard an 3 ethers to prevent the cutting of wood and tan-bark on the Bear Valley ranch. This ranch Is SrWtt." ownyerh6 PlaiDUfl' thUgb 1Ir' Good Samaritan Mllon. The fourth anniversary of the founding of the Cathedral Mission of the Good Samaritan will be celebrated to-day. In the afternnnn at 4 .30, the Bishop of California will adminWr confirmation to a large class, m t2 ewn the service will be choral. evening Fell Dead on the Street. Peter Mills, a butcher, fifty-two years' of agp ied suddenly at i o'clock yesterday afternoon ?,,ybfLe,?vWa'k ln front of 1025 Folsom street. Willi : had been a sufferer from heart trouble and his death is believed to have heen a . that causa. He resided at 60 Thirteenth street. Weary of Marrlagre loivn. Suits for divorce have been filed as follows-MelchoirSlacMI aealnst Helen Staehll, forde-dcsertlon; Louise Knowlton aeainst Thomas J Knowlton. for failure to provide. -ililre 1;- llnliop Stanford. This afternoon the meeting for Wn at the Young Men's Christian Association is to b" address.-.,! by Fishop William Stanford D. D of the Iniud Evangelical Church. Advances 011 furniture or piano with or without removal. J. ?sooauu, 1017 to 1023 Mission st. PERHAPS LOVE LURED HIM ON TO DEATH. Footman Joseph Walton, Employed by Ceorge A. Pope, Commita Suicide. Joseph Walton, footman for George A. Pops, committed suicide yesterday by taking s doss of carbolic add while In his room at the Pope stables, 1.M6 Jackson strict. The suicide left s letter addressed to Alex. Dek)w,coachman for Mr. Pope, nj a countryman of Walton's. Following Is a copy tf this U tter: May SO, lHiW. Penr Alee: I in moro than sorry to l.uve ymi like this, but I caniint bi lp It. All my belungluira I li'itre to you fur your kltuliKiM, 1 hIhIi you would do one thing for me, mid that Is to write to my home tu mty what has hitppeneil to me. The address is Tti Tavern, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, .North Wales. Tho body was removed to the morgue, where It lay until claimed by friends of tho dead man. It low, who was an intimate friend of Walton, could give no reason for tho set except that Walton had been drinking and of lata acted queer at times. It was known that Walton had been extremely attentive to a you'ig woman In the neighborhood, but he rarely spokei about her to his friends. It was said that he was engaged to marry her and soma- ming came between them w hich made him despondent. He took lunch st a restaurant near the stables and returned to his room snd drank the deadly dose. Walton wag thirty years of age snd a groom by occupation. He had work, d for Mr, Pope for some years. His father keeps a small hotel In Wales. CHOP SALARIES OF REGISTRAR'S CLERKS. Commissioner Broderiok Cuts the Pay of Registrar's Clerks to $100 a Month. Auditor Brodericlc, sitting as sn Election Commissioner, yesterday declared that he was in favor of reducing the salaries of clerks la the Registrar's office from $2Z to $10i a month, believing that the clerks were too well paid, anyhow. "I move,"he said, "that the salaries of clerks In this office be reduced from $Z to $loo a mopth." He did not state any particular reason other than that ilm a month was sufficient. The motion w .is earri. d. Mayor I'helan presided at the mettt.g. an.) Commissioners Broderick, Tiltoa and Creswel were present. Th- Auditor also made an argument In favor of limiting '.he number of clerks, but was not successful In this attempt. Compensation of cltction oftVers was allowed at the rate of flu each, the total heiiu $3.7't. 'Keg'Etratlnn for the next general election will brRln Monday," said Registrar Picey, after the meeting. "Tim or four nvu" will then be put en. and the rumbr lner a d as the occasion demsndn. T!u- efflee urder my management has been conducted as economic-ally as could be. and the figures of the expenses will spenk for thems. Ives. For venrs the salaries of the CVe have been $125 a month. As for restricting the number of clerks, I could not state how manv would bf sufficient to conduct the offiee. I -il bepln the registration with three nr four men and increase thtm aeeording to the d-mand for assistance. The Commissioners control the situation as far as salaries ere concerned." MUS1CALE AND DANCE. Entertainment by the Members of the McKenzie Musical Society at Odd Fellows' Hall. The McKenzie Musical Society gave Its elev-enth Invitation concert and dance Thursday evening at uaa fellows' Hall. The attendance was large. The following programme, i;lven by the members of the society, was well received: Grand finale and chorus. "F.rnanl" (Verdi), Miss Sadlo Jolinsen, j, i. Crodjens, T. Itralton. of ths McKenzie Miislrn! Society; "A ftoMlor anil a Muo" ((.inrlanrt). K. W, Foley; "The Old Brk'ade" (Karrll. Miss Minnie Powell; "Filet limye" (MM-lardi, C. Jaclilin and J. p. (irodleim; "I.a O.nrlne Mazurka" ((iannei, arranged for chorus by J W MrKeime; ijnlntct and chorus, "Mnrtha" iFlo-towi. Miss Etta Short. Miss Huhv Kovlunoe (' Jacklln, A. E. Wray, Alfred Oeliret. arid aoolotv-"Let Me I.Ike a Soldier Fall" (Wallace), J Urn'i-ton; waltz. "Over the Waves" (Kisasi, sncletv comic selectien, R. I. Whelan; "On the Hanks or the atah (Dresserl, society; lai "Our National (iuard March." society; In "Stur Spangled P.anner." Miss Kitty McShane. chorus and audience; tableaux, "Columbia," Miss Bertha Dorn-bach. The chairs were then removed and dancins; followed. REDUCED RATES TO EASTERN POINTS. The Southern Pacific on June 6th Will Lower Fares Via Mojave and El Paso. The Southern Pacific Company by an agreement with the Santa Fe, via Mojave, and Its connections at El Paso, will reduce second-class passenger rates to the East on June 5th next. This is to offset the low rates from this city to the East by the way of Portland, Ta-coma, Seattle and Vancouver. The present second-class rate to Chicago is $52 50 by the way of Mojave and El Paso. The proposed reduced rate is to be $;:2 50. The present second-claas rate to St. Louis is J;,7 50. It will be reduced to $.17. The reduced tickets are to be sold under the rebate plan. Passengers buying tickets here will pay the full fare to Chicago and St. Louis and 011 their arrival at thosa cities will be paid back $20. The Southern Pacific has delayed reducing vvu-,,aca 1 own uj me r.ast via ogden pending some UKrecment with its Ogden connections as to dividiug the fares arnoLg the several interested roads. District Deputlen, Appointed. The district deputies, Ancient Order United Workmen, for this city, as appointed by Grand Master Workman Dauforth, are as follows: District No. 1-Wllllam Hansen of Ereelslor Lodge. No. 120, comprising H.-nml Lodge u pi hjoclsior IahIko, No. 12(1, Aha,'.. u 'W anil Liberty I.odae. No. 314. Iit rl.-t No ' i i Van Alen f Crocker 1irle. No. ;to2 eoinijiisinK Bay Mew, No. V,'.,. I-Hlrniount, No. i'4T, Koreku Valley, No. 2o, uuil Croekr-r, No. Sua Disiriet No. 3-K. J. Mat'iiire of Friendship Uidt-e N 1711, eoniprtslnc Hiinm. No. tin. M .,...-1 . . i v.,' i'-.' I rlendshlp, No. 1711, and Triumph, No. Jm. ' iJl8'. j trlct No. 4-J. lieu man of Magnolia Lodi;e, No 41 comprising Sun Kratielueo, No. 4. I tilty ' No' 7 1 Spai'inn, No. end Magnolia. No. 41. 'idstrtct No. S-M. J. Ulackmnn of Valley Lodge No .10 comprising Golden Gate, No. s. Valley, No Ho' (iolden Went, No. 2'A. and Prosperity'. '; '30;,' District No. (i A. Wlgmore ,,f vr,a pu,.u'a L'slge, No. 14, comprising Harmony. No 0 Verba Hneiia. No. 14. Myrtle. No. 42. Hnd NoeVnlley No. 1.". No appointments for District No District No. 8-11. G. Nutian of I'nrk Ixnlge 327, comprising Hercules. No. M. Wnshington' No. 60, Hlchniond, No. 21(1. aud Park, No. 327. loss to an Administrator. The Supreme Court has affirmed the judgment of the lower court of this county ln an order allowing a claim of $150 against tho estate of Joseph Spanler, deceased, ln favor of Charles Frank. Spanler owed Frank $505 50 for money loaned, and when the account wa presented to the Administrator, A. C. Freese. the amount of $150 was allowed and ordered paid. Frank commenced suit for the entire amount. Ihe ?lu0 was paid, but the new administrator who was appointed objected to the sum being approved in the final account of the public administrator, and the Court sustained the objection. The money had been paid to Frank's attorney. The Supreme Court affirmed the decision upon the ground that the Court did not have the power "to order any particular debt paid prior to the settlement of tne administrator's account," except certain expenses of the last sickness and for the iunerai. Two rainier Kohhed. Thieves broke into the paint store of J. C. Sellers, 2'.'4 O'Farrell street, last Wednesday morning, some time between midnight aud 7 o'clock. They carried away four loo-pound kegs of white lead, some small caus of paint and material, in ail valued at ?'.'). Wednesday afternoon two men drove In a wagon to a new build ng on Goiden Gate avenue, near Webster street. Thev were dressed as workmen. They wmt Into the place and carried away 4"" pounds of white bad and oil? and other material belonging to John Miller a contracting painter. Miller bd (:.t the stuff out early in the day preparatoty to begjuuiug the work of paintlug the new building. T EROES IEHUJE HST. Veterans and- Volunteers Side by Side on Memorial Day, Soldiers Going to War Will Strew the Graves of the Fallen, DETAIL OF THE PARADE. Review by Major-General ar.d Literary Exerc $is Merriam at Odd Fellows' Cemetery. El 3 COLONEL MATT SCHLAUDECKER. Memorial Day the national holiday to be celebrated to-morrow will at this season recall memories of more than ordinary significance. PreparaUons have been made to Include In the parade and exercises many of the troops that are now here preparatory to joining the army of invasion of the Philippines. Following Is the order of parade, as officially announced: I. W. Lees, Chief of police. Battalion of Police fully equipped Colonel Matthew S lilnudcokor, Grand .Marshal, tolouel V . A. Tn aihvell, Escort to Grand Marh,il Major O. .VI. Itoyle, chief Aide. A. Deconrtlcuv chief of stuff Allies John L. Meaies. J. K. Handn 1 fi 11 . Dini'lea H. Iing. Joseph Ktnmli, VV. Gliiidemann. William Garuis, C. Culotta, Frederick Denlcke, F. P. Sinister, II. M. Wreilen, A. Fodera. John Iioz?.ini, Ed Iting, E. It. Hussell, John H. Kohl-bseher, A. Geantlt, A. .VI. Ashentilter, lienlamlu Siiopstou. HuE"y ltat hr, Ed W. liusliuell, George S. Mealing. Henry C. F. Xtahl, W. C. Wors-wlck. FIIiST DIVISION. First Colorado Infantry, Colonel Irving Hall Commanding. Sixth California Infantry, Lieutenant-Colonel William J. John-.. 11 Commanding. First Washington Infantry, I.ieute.iaut-Colonel William K. Fyfe Commanding. Fourth U. S. Cavalry, I.leutenual-Culuuel J,, Jj. MorrlH Commanding. SECOND DIVISION. Marshal, II. M. Wreden. Aides Joseph Slrauli and F. P. Shuster. Troop A, N. U. C, Captain Harnett Commanding, as Escort. Land. United States Navv Detachment. Independent llitlea, Captain L. Schneider Commanding. San Francisco Turners. Captain Frits Attlnger Commanding. Garibaldi Guard. THIRD DIVISION. Marshal, Hon. William H. Chapman. Aides George S. Mlehllng am) Henry C. F. Stnhl. Hoys' Brigade, Captain G. II. 8. Turner Commanding. Children. of l'nl.lic Schools. FUl'IlTII DIVISION. . Hand. Marshal, .1. S. French. Aldes-J. II. lilley. Ed W. Riishnell. Veteran (iuard of California, G. A. K., Captain Joseph Knowlton Jr. Commanding. Escort to the Department Commander. Sidimon Cahen. Department Commander. Staff T. C. Masteller, Assistant Adjutant-General; Eugene VVlegand, Assistant Ouarter-maRter-tieniTiil ; E. ,1. Leonard, Medical Director; Charles II. Minn. Department Inspector. Lincoln Post, No, 1, C. J. Handley Commander. Gartield Post, No. 84, Jacob Wollner Commander. Colonel Cass Post, No. 4H, James Butler Commander. General George G. Meade Tost, No. 48, A. E. Leavltt Commander. In Carriages; Major-General H. C. Merriam, V. S. A., and Staff. President of the Day, Chaplain, Orator. Headers, Disabled Veterans, Hoard of Supervisors, Hoard of Education, Hoard of Health, Krieger Vereln, Floral Wagons. Hospital Corps Medical Director, U. J. Leonard, M. V.; Surgeon, Joseph T. Crawford, St. D. Mounted Platoou Captain Shepston Commanding. The column will be reviewed by Major General Merriam on Van Ness avenue. The first division will form on the north side of Market street, right resting on Post, facing south, with the exception of the cavalry, which will form on Second street, right resting on Market, facing west. The second division will form on the south side of Post street, right resting on Montgomery, facing north. The third division will form on Montgomery street, right resting on Post, facing east. The fourth division will form on New Montgomery street, right resting on Market, facing west. All aids shall report to the Grand Marshal at the New Montgomery-street entrance of the Palace Hotel at 9 a. m. sharp. The line of march will be up Market street to Golden Gate avenue, to Van Ness avenue, past the reviewing stand, where the parade will be dismissed. The Grand Army will then proceed to the Odd Fellows' Cem etery, where the literary exercises will be held. The salute at the cemetery will bo tired by the battery of Utah Volunteer Light Artillery. The following programme of memorial exercises at Odd Fellows' Cemetery has been arranged: Minute guns. I'tah Light Artillery, Captain Richard W. Young, at Camp Richmond; music. Veteran Firemen's Hand; prayer, the Uev. J. II. Macomher, !'. S. A.: "Aun ricar. Hymn" (Keller), I'nloii Clieral Society; remarks. Henry C. Dllilile, President, of the Day; Lincnlu's Gettysburg address. Sirs. Mary Parollul; memorial ode (VV. W. Stone). I'nion IJm rtet John Williamson, D. VV. MclNuinld Jr.. George . Duncan Jr.. Wilson Vaughns; "A Pleoge to the Dead" (William Winter!. Nellie llolhniok Rllmi; oration, the llev. SI. S. Levy; dirge. Veteran Firemen's Hand : strewing graves with flowers by comrades; parting salute, Lincoln Post tiring party; "America," Inlon Choral Society; benediction, the Itev. J. II. Sla-comlH'r, F. S. A.; taps. Few men stand higher In the estimation of Grand Army men than Colonel Matthew Schlaudccker, the Grand Marshal of the parade. At the outbreak of the Civil War Colonel Schlaudecker was Major-General of the Twentieth Division of the Pennsylvania militia, and before the first call was made for troops he offered his services to the Government. When President Lincoln Issued his call for volunteers Col. Schlau decker resigned hla command as Major-Gen- eral and enlisted as a private in what wao known as the Erie regiment of volunteers. In fact, he personally recruited the regi ment and was elected Its first Major. Three months later he received from Secretary of War Stanton a commission as Colonel, with orders to raise a regiment. The One-hunclrul-and-eleventh Pennsylvania Volunteers was the result, and that regiment fought valiantly throughout the war there being of those who had originally com poseo tne eomr.tana only 137 remaining when the war ceastd. While in command at Harper's Kerry Colonel Schlaudecker on four occasions confronted Stonewall Jack son successfully, although with a much Inferior force, causing the Confederate Gta- His "Sijj.-S a .;, . eral to change his front, and thus relieving General Hanks, For these and oHler services the Colonel received a vole of thanks from Congress. Colonel .Schlaudecker was boru In Itavsria, Germany, ami received his military training In the German army. MEMORIAL SERVICES AT THE CHURCHES. Exercises of an Impressive Nature Will Be Held at Various Places of Worship Soldiers Invited to Attend. Memorial services will be held to-day tn Trinity Presbyterian Church, tho fiev. Alex. N. Car sen pastor, at 7:1." o'clock In tho evening. Department Commander Solomon Capen and staff, G. A. 1!., and the members of Lincoln, Garfield, Meudo and Cas Post and Lincoln aud Garfield Wouu u's lU'llef Corps will participate. Memorial services will be held at the First Congregational Church tills evening n coiiimeiiuiruilmi of Deeoiutloii Day. The choir, under the direction of Samuel D, Mayer, the organist, assisted bv the Masonic t'uartot, will render appropriate music, Including several familiar war songs. The pubtor, the llev. Dr. Adams, will speak oil "The Present War and Manifest Destlnv," There will be a Grand Army platform mo-mortal service to-t ight tit the Central Sletho-(ital Church, Chapl 'Jii Maeonilur of the regular army will 'I lie Hi v. K. K. Thomson of Oregon, chaplain Mallh y of Nebraska, Chaplain Cress y of .'.Hum sola and others will address the meeting. The prelude to the pastor's sermon this evening at th Howard-street Methodist ChunU will be, "Thi' Families of Our Absent Soldiers; What In Our Duty Toward Them?" A Memorial Day service will be d. Ilvered to-night by the lt 'v. I". V. Fischer, pastor of the Fvangelleal Knimnnucl Church. Troops from Colorado. Minnesota and Oregon regiments have been Invited to the morn ing service to-day at the First English Lutheran Church. Tho pastor, the Itev. E, Nclander, will preach a Memorial Day sermon on tho subject. "1W1 and JViH." After the aorvleca luncheon will be served to the soldiers. CADETS WILL REMEMBER THE DAY. Memorial Services to Be Held by the League of the Cross Mass at the Cathedra!. The League of the Cross Cadets annually observes Memorial Pay with solemn high mabs In the morning and with the ceremony of decerning the graves of deceased cadets In the afternoon. This year the mass will be celebrated tn St. Slary's Cathedral at 9:3ft o'clock rn Monday morning. The First Regiment, Liague of the Cross Cadets, will attend In command of Colonel W. P. Sullivan. The members of the League auxiliary will also bo present. After the mass the cadets will parade on Van Ness avenue, headed by the league band. The various companies will visit the cemeteries in the afternoon to decorate tho graves of deceased members. A Memorlnl Service. Monday morning, at 11 o'clock, a memorial service will be held at the Cathedral Mission of the Good Samaritan Mission, at which the Illshop of California and all the Episcopal clergy of the vicinity will assist. The services win oe in commemoration or the Itev. rc. Hart- mann, the lately deceased rectnr of the Kpls-copal church at San Itafael. The Rev. Wylfys Mall, I j. l)., the successor of Mr. Hartinann, will preach the sermon. Will Strew lic fir liven. Delegations from George II. Thomas Post, No. 2, and Liberty Post, No. 1.13. G. A. U.. will strew with flowers the graves of tho 2f) veterans sleeping In the Grand Army plot, Golden Gate Cemetery, at 10 o'clock this morning. A WAY "T0 DESTROY THE VINE HOPPER. Plans for Ridding the State of a Destructive Insect Pest Devised by University Scientists. To find a way In which to overcome the "vine hopper," the destructive InFcct which is doing much damage iu the vineyards of the State, Is a problem on which the agricultural scientists of the University of California are working. Professor C. W. Woodworth, the entomologist, has returned from Fresno, where the University has established a temporary laboratory for the study of the pest. He spends several days each week ln the neighborhood of Fresno, Investigating the habits of the insect. The vine hopper has appeared In the San Joaquin valley and other partB of California by myriads. Unlike most insects It is active at all seasons of the year, never hibernating. It does most Injury ln the vineyards, where It sucks the leaves and grape stems, greatly injuring the quality and quantity of the yield of the vines. It also attacks other forms of vegetation. With the growth of the grape industry the vine hopper has grown more common. As the insect breeds at all times of the year, the only way to destroy the pest is to destroy the adult insects. Professor K. W. HIlKard, dean of the College of Agriculture, has devised a method of ridding vineyards of the pest, which he is anxious to see put ln practice. It is to mount a suction apparatus operated by a gasoline engine, upon a wagon, and drive It up ar.d down between the rows. A large funnel Is to be operated on each side of the wagon. As a man1 walks through an Infested vineyard, the vine hoppers rise In cloudB. With a sufficiently powerful suction apparatus, with twenty-four-lnch blowers, the Inserts would be drawn Into the funnels, trapped and then destroyed. "The only way to destroy the vine hoppers Is when they are on the wIiir," said Professor Hllgard. "A suction apparatus could be easily constructed, for blowers can be obtained at the drying-houses, and most farmers have gasoline engines. Co-operation Is necessary to obtain results." Tho University has been aided In Ub Investigations by the Fresno Farmers' Club. NEW ADVEKTISEMKXTS. DOCTOR MEYERS & CO. 731 Market Street. -arf v.fiK-' - .1 r 't, -v 1 i CONTAGIOUS BLOOD POISON. PU. MKVKIIS cures this nfttlmes deadly sliilctlnn rapidly and permanently t any stage Inherited or contracted. This illnense has been checked and driven from the surface, but nerpr permanently cured until I'll. MKYKltS made his discovery. !f the blood r.ns but been tainted by this disetiHe it Is liable to break out at any time and end In sofieiilnir of the brain or a linger, liiz death. Why die miserable or spend hundreds of dollar for ipiscjt nostrums, or Iu v'siting the hot springs only to get temporary relief, when PH. MKYKltS can effect 0 remedy by drlvjni the poion forever from your system? Anions tt e symptoms are lrre or small ulcers In the mouih, 011 the lip or elsewhere, loss of hnlr on the head and other parts of the body, dnik or copper sjKits on tlie skin, aching of the hones and joints. PU. MKYKltS It t il. treat diseases and weaknesses of mi 1 sud nothing else. Their cures te made ln a short time and are permanent. I'rlccs and terms reasonable. TO SHOW THEIR GOOD FAITH, They Never Ask for a Dollar Until Cure Is Effected. No charge for consultation or advice. IT.IVATK piiiili NKNT FKKK TnMK.VSFAI.EI. PH. MEYKItS & CO. are the specialists for men for the Koellxh and (lei-nan Kxpcrt Specialists. 731 MAHKET STREET. Sati Francisco. Cal ID LEFT The School Fund Is Overdrawn to the Amount of $130,000, May . Salaries Cannot B Paid Until Late in the Month of July. FALSE HOPES WERE RAISED. Board of Education Financier Mistake a Dt-bit fcr a Credit Entry in the State Figures. According to the Auditor and Treasurer th May sulurles of teachers ln the School Department will not be paid until late ln July, and then payment of Juuo aalarles will be a matter of after couHkleration. As for the $iO,noO of mlacellaiieous bills for supplies and building material furnished the School, Department, it was said that the merchants who cannot register their demands in the City Treasury may lose the money, as the bills were contracted in vio lation of thu One-Twelfth Act. Tho School Directors held a meeting Friday evening und adopted a resolution to pay tho May galarles In full, and to liquidate April bills of $1S,000 in July. This action was based on an alleged discovery by Di rector Gallagher, Chairman of the Finance Committee, that $91,000 due by the Statu but not shown In the controller's flgurei had been found, and It could bo drawn upon for May balaiks. The meeting was called hurriedly for the purpose of adopting a resolution to pay the teachers for May. At It Director Waller addressed himself to the press to explain how It became possible to pay sularies when a deficit of $130,750 was in the school fund. He acted under an arrangement with the Solid Nine, and Secretary Chalks Welch, acting for the majority, refused to show the financial (statement which was read indistinctly by a clerk. The suspicious actions of the Secretary and the finance operators failed, however, to produce the desired impression, that ell bills for the fiscal year would be paid in full. The Directors pretended that U10 miscellaneous bills amounted to $18,000, whereas the correct figures are between $40,uoo snd $ou,0uo; and this was only a specimen of tho attempt to create a favorable Impression. The truo figures as compiled yesterday are as follows: Amount audited $1,142,240 l2 tsliinate of muney to be pant by ScIkmjI ISuard: ' April simp salaries- $1,500 May salaries, total Dl.lMJ June salaries, tutul Ul.OOU liills estimated by Depart- meut 40,000 223. 500 00 $l,:iti.1,74l! 02 Appropriation for year 1.200, two 00 Deficit $105,740 02 Ksieess from Slate fund, not to exceed 35,000 00 Net deficit $130,74(1 02 "I don't want to see the teachers In this dilemma," said the Auditor, "thinking they will get their May salaries when there is not enough in the treasury to pay half of them. Nothing has occurred to reduce the deficiency in the school fund, and instead of an increase of $91,000 ln the State money as estimated by the School Board, at most it couldn't be over $20,000. The figures are just the same as they were before the Directors' meeting. The outstanding bills against the School department are equal to tho school money now in the treasury. The School Directors are figuring on receiving money which the city has to pay the State. June salaries can't bo paid." In the treasury it was learned that the April salaries were paid out of tho Sinking Fund, from which $100,000 was taken for that purpose. As matters stand, the teachers aro In a predicament over their salaries which iu all probability will not be paid until the middle of July, unless Treasurer Reis takes the risk of paying them out of another fund AFTER THE JWILKMEN. Health Inspectors Resume Unexpected Inspections and Many Dealers Are Caught With Poor Stuff. The Health Department has begun another campaign against venders of adulterated milk, and already II. Lltzensteln and George Gibbons have been fined $10 each on pleading guiltv to selling Impure milk. Warrants wt re sworn out by Chief Food Inspector Doekery yesterday for the arrest of Casper Furrer, Nevada Dairy; Murphy & Paul, San Francisco Cream Depot, Sixteenth and Mission Btreets; S. L. Pateher, ISay View, and Leopold Anlhenier, Green Mountain Dairy, for selling adulterated milk. The Inspectors under Doekery have been getting samples from all the dairies and have decided to go out at night to test milk coining Into the city. In those raids all milk found to he below the standard will he thrown away. SPECIALISTS. Every Form cf Weakness and Diseases of MEN Only. IF YOU HAVE AN AILMENT RF.CEXTI.Y contracted do not delay In seeking the skilled aid nf dnetors who can mnke yon sound and well ln a short time. Dr. Meyers & Co. can do ttils for you. If your trouble has been treated by Imcoin petent doctors until It has become chronic and daneerous, do not despair, but consult Dr. Meyers & Co. It has been by the curing of jtist such difficult troubles that they have built up a great business nnd become famous all over California. m;v auv A WORN - "Spring Medicines," "Tonics" an Old-Fashioned Idea. pcitK rsi.oon. STrtoxf) nerves and sirs- cki, firm, healthy flihh, can only ccme from wholesome food well digested. "Blood purifiers and "nerve tonic" do Dot reach the cause of the mischief. The stomach is (he point to be looked after. The safest and .nr. est way to euro any form of Indigestion Is to take after each meal some harmless prepara tion or mis Kind composed of Vegeiablo es-iruces, pure pepsin, golden seal and fruit salts, sold by druRKlr.u under name of Stuart's Py. Fpepsia mulcts, and these, tabltta taken after wmmmm If; n I a r .'J t u JAMES BURNS, Ex-Collector of the Port of Kansas City. Of the men who have occupied positions of public trust lr. Kansas City, either by gift' of the people or by appointment, none has a more enviable reputation for ability, honesty and efficiency than James Hums, Collector of the Tort of Kansas City under Grover Cleveland. Ho lived to the letter the maxim, "a public ollice in a public trust," and when he retired be carried with him the respect of everyone In the community Democrats aud Uepubllcans alike. James Burns has used Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets and be does not hesitate to say they bae accomplished wonders. "1 suffered with dyspepsia for twenty years," said Mr. Durns yesterday. "Xteverknew tt.-hnt it U'fta to eninv life in fnet livinir luumnji o K.ipun an 1, a..n n .M .u - --j" - ... o .wuiu a, ugiucn, m ii. uiii-o iu mi nun Buuer severely with dyspepsia. A few months ago 1 began taking Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. From the (list 1 felt relief, and now, although I am still taking them. I feel entirely cured. For the first time ln twenty years I can eat everything X want and suffer no 111 effects from It. You can't imagine the pleasure of this unless you have been a dyspepsia sufferer. "I never gave a testimonial for any medicine before, but I feel as If everybody ought to know of this remedy, and while it la personally distasteful to me to appear in print ln this connection, 1 feel as If I bad no rlRht to shirk the opportunity to perhaps help some other sufferers from dyspepsia. I have been recommending the Tablets to nil mv friends.' Only recently i tooK Janu s liii'.k, the father of Father LIUls. down to get some, and I understand J he also Is being wonderfully benefitted. . I can't recommend it too hiehly." THE ALASKA EXPLORATION CO. (UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF H. LIEBES & CO.), 35 Years in tho Alaska Trade, THE ELEGANT STEEL STEAMSHIP LEELANAW, Rating Al-100 Lloyd's, WILL SAIL FROM HOWARD WHARF No. a JUNE 5th, 1898, DIRECT TO ST. MICHAEL, Connecting With Our River Fleet, LINDA, ARNOLD, LEON, HERMAN, CUB, BEAR, FOX, LYNX, SEAL, OTTER, MINK, For DAWSON CIT.Y And Points on YUKON RIVER. Our boats are the most powerful now In Alaska and ready for prompt dispatch. No delays. Quick connections. No towln? from San Francisco, best service en route. Comfortable quarters. Courteous treatment. Owning our own wharves, lighters, towboat, warehouses and hotel at St. Michael. Merchandise orders or letters of credit on our various stations on the Yukon river. NO FEE CHARGED TO PASSENGERS. For Passenger and WlNUKAL ULklU AINU rKLltrlll UMMLb, LIEBES BUILDING CHEAP RATES EAST "Via tho Direct Line, COMMENCING JUNE 5th. Santa Fe Route To Chicago $32.5C Santa Fe Route Santa Fe Route Train Leaves Daily at 4:30 p. m. OFFICE; 644 MARKET STREET. OflTAfiJ J IN" AU. COT-NTKIK." KlXC.tin & CO., Exa.wlner Building, 8. F. Cal NOTARY PUBLIC. VJ. tIKN'RY, NOTARY PtTLIP, BS MAR. . k't st!t''f. opp.'Site l'slai'e llottd; xeli'phone 6TO. l;liSIIES li. Sinn Vr-Uucia street; residence ltttnhma l Ju,mh" IS i:ktiiohi:ms. OUT FAS o "Blood Purifiers" and meals srslst digestion wonderfully hertuit they will dleest the fni;d promptly before it has time to ferment and sour, and the weak stomach relieved and a.'sisted In this way soon becomes BtroiiK and vigorous again. I'tuart's liyspepsla Tablets are superior to liny secret imteut'iiii-dlclut s btcautje you know what you are taking Into your stomach. They are sold by drupRlsts everywhere at too. per paekae. Write K. A. Stuart Co., Mar. shall, Mich., for book cu stomach diseases, mailed free. Freight Rates Apply to - 139 POST STREET, Tn Kansas City. $31.00 To St. Louis $37.00 THE PALACE AND GRAND HOTELS . SAN FRANCISCO. i;u.ti.Ttu ei A. COVERED rASSAGEWll. 1,400 Rooms, 900 Vita Bita Atta:asi J . ROW UNDER OXE MANAGEME.Yt. RATES. Boom sod Meals. ...... .g pet Da, .nd CpwsrJ JOHN C. KIRKPATRICK, Maaj2

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