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OAITLiAITD DAILY UVENIITG- Tj TiriU TOBNESDAT, AT7GHT6T 1, 1883. W. W. CRAKE, JR. GAMSLINQ IN KENTUCKY.
PETUUMA ITEMS. PRAYING TO BE PECULIAR. ALAMEDA ITEMS. JBnetnat, Augv lit; TO-DW'S DISPATCHES. XonisTille Exposition Lighted toy Electricity.
15, lB lock IJsmon's West Eal Trie. ReichliiHr win to I Haw-Let liadea, iJ. -John BrtokeU to 8 Birelow-Elocirs i C4, Lru. addition, and strip of feet la width. of bloci.
S3. 1, ud ondirided i of tame, of blade Pi i 18. fiaa WXPXE3DAY, August Frederick TJtteke and wife to Schramm -1 Marto Binarrton to Home Bocnrrty Bn and Loan Anoeiaaon eoziua a fourui. -Wfroa Broadway, A Broot to SlPoHr-ioS AEoii property, 4 Tho Pert Garrison. HaVASA.
CtrmjL Tha (UaainraURul COUNTY COVERKMEttT. ndro WtlHasns Opinion on the Coanty Ge-rernaaant Act Fore shadowed by Senator, Vreomaa In His Speech an Its Passage. The opinion cf Superior Judge Williams, of El Dorado county on tbe unconstitutionality of the county government act takes substantially the same ground as that taken by Senator Yrooman in ex. plaining his vote against the passage of tbe act at the last session of tha Legislators, By referring to the sssus of the Btcord Union of March 12th last it Is found that when the bill came np for passage In the Senate, Mr. Vrosman said that it was unconstitutional because it conflicted with the opinion of tbe Supreme Court of Illinois in the case of Devine vs.
the Commissioners of Cook county 84th JR. page 593, a decision made under a provision similar to that contained in the Constitution of California. That opinion says: "Its absurdity would be most manifest if the Assembly should designate as many classes as there are counties in the State, and then enact a law limited ia its operation to each class under the mere pretense that it was nevertheless a general law applicable to a particular class. Such a construction would render valueless the salutary provisions of tbe Constitution forbidding local or special laws." He also objected to the bill because it was not made a part of the Code, and did not repeal those sections of the Code relating to county governments. Tbe Act, while it does not create as many classes as there counties in the State, yet makes forty -eight classes for the fifty -one counties, and this, as Judge Williams pointed out, is clearly but a nominal compliance with the provisions of the Constitution.
GAMBLING HOUSES. The Mayor of Sacramento Introduces an Ordinance Licensing Gambling Gam a. The Mayor of tbe City of Sacramento is figuring on some measure to bring into the I city treasury the money now illicitly paid to the police force as hush money. He has nad an opinion from the District Attorney of Sacramento county on the legality of an ordinance regulating and licensing Hethod of SaTing Sinners Par. sued by Baad of EvaajgeUst.
i a. oana ot "evangelists" Have taken possession of the Indian wigwam at Broad and Spring' Garden streets, and are attracting crowds daily Joy their peculiar methods of converting sinner, Last night an "experience" and "conse-oration" meeting wae held, and tb! excitement did not rise to as high" a pitch as was aeetrea or tbe evangelists." Eight or nine men and one iroman o- oupied chain in front of the stage need in tbe circus performances, but Whose only utility, under the present manage ment, is to bold the evangelistic- water bucket and tin dipper, from which the parched tongues of the exhorters are fro- quentiy moistened after particularly-fer vent flights of After the meeting had been fairly opened in the usual way, the woman told her experi ence, winding up with the somewhat original exhortation: "Every one of you come and help the good work along. Cast in your mite and with thy mite do whatsoever thy hand findest to do." The next speaker was an old man who rescued, on the He described bis wickedness and the way in which he persecuted his wife who was a good woman witn so much earnestness and in to humorous a style that his fellow-evangelists could not keep from "laughing right out in meetin'," intermingling their laughter with choruses of "Bless God." Another prayed: "Bless those dear ones 1 talked to when I waa this meetin', especially that young man who wouldn't come because be said we were so peculiar. Lord, make us more peculiar!" Here his -next neighbor chimed in: Lord; make him peculiar!" And another shouted: "And me, too!" A slim man told how he been taken with hemorrhages years and his friends thought he would had ago, die. "Butitdoesn sound much like lungs," he shouted, "sometimes weak when the Lord lets me loose." One of the brethren enthusiastically shouted in an swer: "Ob, no, little man; God.
knows you ve got a good voice! A collection was taken up for the proprietor of the tent, out mend ot the latter at tho remarked: "When they passed basket half of the people left." 1 door the Boston Culture as Shown Horse. by Philadelphia Prest. A long line of horses stand ready harnessed to tako tbe street cars around an up-grade corner iu Boston. The horses are so placed in a line as to be taken each iu its due turn. Just now the writer observed tbat the instant the driver detailed for the purpose was oat of sight around a corner, a horse whose turn would coma next deliberately walked down the line and placed himself as tbe last in the line; the last, thus to be used.
Watching closely he noticed that it was but one horse that did! this. did it so iuvariably, and not until the driver was out of Bight around the corner, as to make it impossible but that it was done to escape work. Could a hoise be that intelligent anywhere out side of New England? As to the morality of the act, alas! Alas! Commandment Seven and a Half. Chicago Inter-Ocean. To bring the ten commandments down to date there should be added to the list of prohibitions: Thou shalt not commit adulteration.
A few years ago the centennial of the father in chemistry, in distinction from alchemy, was celebrated with great eclat, but in view of the uses to which it is applied in corrupting the most necessary articles of use, the science which can analyze and syntheize almost everything is of mixed, if not doubtful, benefit. Used conscientiously, the retort and the crtfcible are of very great advantago to mankind, but when employed to show how things can he so compounded as to pass for what they are not, a good becomes an evil, and this perverted use of chemistry has attained alarnring proportions. MIXING STOCK REPORT. Sah Fsanctsco, August 1, The following sales were made at the San Fraacisco Stock and Exchange Board. nostrum sales raautAt 200 Albion 36r 60 Alpha 2 00 20 Navajo 10 100 Occidental 1 70 S076 85 600 Alta 70ca6c 33 Belcber 1.00 t- 80 overman 35c ISO OOffl 3' 0 Fotosi I SO 6-0 2 1032 OS 100 Scorn 1350 Ca) 4xa8Se 50 ChaJienreCon 30c 230 Chollar.
25ft3 SO ICO Con S5c 293 90 100 Justice 15 00 0o 95 Sierra 3 0S 96 160 Union ..4 904 86 170 Yellow J.S UHrtS 06 900 Hex 8 0O3 10 rSSTSJtDAT AITSKSOOH SALES RBQUL AS SKSSIOIf 210 Alta 10 Mt Diablo 6 60 100 Overman 35e 60 Andes 1C0 Crown 1 00 910 Mexican. 3 40.33 80 150 Albion 35c db 3t 3084 26 3i2S C04 5 8SO 1 85(91 30 410 TeUow.J 2 9S3 00 600 Savage 8 10 1820 Con Sir 020 Chollar .3 26igS SO 100 Con lam 05c 50 Silver 60 76 xu seg no 300 Scorpion 70c 1000 Day oQc 4CO Elko 25c 160 Exchequer 60c 830 Sierra 4 26(94 10 430 46tC2 68 496 Union 6 09 700 El Dorado C. 950 0 16(3 00 Gf.0 at Ci9f 7A STOCK AND BONDGXCJIANOB. WEDNESDAY, ArjGCST A. K.
Bid. Ask Bid. Ask 8 Bonos, 3s ...103 TJ 8 Bonds, 101 Bank of Cal L64t First Nat Ilk. 123 TT a DJ. A 1 1 4 a AJrt iar.
-an. ah Bda. Va. res. 11! Padflo ..110 Caoital Oaa.
5 r- tt it iu Bprins Val IK Central Di 231 Oakland a 8 Water 28, 54 93, 67 94 Central DO il 12 47 93 Atlantic Powdr. Giant Powder, 3afet.arttro Omnibus Presidio 65 Suttex St 84 California Ins. Commercial Int.llSf Vulcan Powder. 40 Cal Eleetrie 4 Cal Kleo Works. Cal Wire WoTu.
86 Gold Tel. i'-Haw Oomml 21 9 91 Fireman Funa.l2S Home Mutual, 146 State Invest Ins. 120 Sun (roll 86 Union Ina. Western S2i 163 100 110 JudaonMfg Co. 32i Pae Iron A Nail 15 110 UJafe Deposit Co.
oa SHIPPING IKTELUQEWCE. Ban Francisco. 1, i 1883. Ai-rlvnls. TOXSSAY, Job? 31.
fttmr Anonn. Inralla. 66 hour from Han Diesa. ate: paw and aulas, to OoodalL Perkins a Co. Stmr Alex Duncan.
Nioolaon. dam from Cats. Una Island; to OoodaU. Perkins and Co. Shin Edward O'Brien, O'Brien, 134 days from IJverDOol: 2603 tons eoaL to Ohaoman and Co.
Br ahip Othello, Thomas-IIS dan from Cardiff; coke, iron, otc to Balfour Guthrie and Co. uer ihiD AatUAioa, oeeoere: hi aan rrom Lanoxin; 10,000 bbu oement, to Meyer, Wilson and Co. -Oer bark Taiwan, Jensen, 167 days from Marseilles; mdee, to Joan Bauinter ana uo. Ramble: lumbar, to Pone and Talbot. SohrCoquiUe, Hanson.
63 hours from Coauille o. ITmm T.U Sear Huememe, Elliott, 9 dart from Taooma; 400 lumber, to Hanson ana Co. Wninmr. Anraet 1. Ship Whitmore, 153 days from JTra- york; gdaa, to John Roeenfeld.
1 Haw bark Kalakaua, 36 'days from Honolulu; pan and mdee, to Merrill and Co. i Brie John Sprockets. Frils, 21 days from Kaaa-Ini: d43 bars susar, to Sprsckels and Zros. Clearances. TUKSDAT, Job St.
i Stmr Oregoa, Pofemaa, Astoria; Schr Eva, Wikman, Kantfield and Co, Depnrtnro. I TCTtSDAT, July I. Br etmr Barnard Castle. Smith, Kanalmo. 8tmr 8an VUxAta, Bmith, Uaata Crux, eta Schr Fanny Gilmor, Jrartey.
oanto uui Schr Reliaaee, Topf sr. Bibkrs Point. WSDKESDAY, Anguat Stanr Oregon, Folernann, rartland. Stmr City of Cheater, Wallace, Eureka, et Stmr Counts. Cavarly, Panama.
aUstteat frosn Point Iotoo-l V. Octtkidb, Botnre ix I Helikon. fctmr WiUlameU. Brig OonsuoiOi Betas Electro, Alfred andZB Heywood. CUSS A3.3 MORTGAGES.
Specially Reported, vp to BmXath Dmy, fit deeds. i Widjissdat, August 1. 7 John Pharr to Robert Jf! 34x100, Xweif n. f-om Aiioe. ..8 4.
CO KWW to I 3 tf 117 95 93 60 86 How tho Oariair Blno Grass Game" stars Pile Vp Their Money, Probably there is no State in the union wnere gamming 01 au Kinds is carried on as openly and as generally it is ia Kentucky, and. in no city has tha mania for gambling such a hold on the public mind as it haa in Louisville. Everybody gambles here. The central part of the city ia one vast faro bank. For three squares on Fifth street and for four squares on Jefferson street nearly every house is filled with keno rooms and faro banks.
The law is a dead letter, for the gamblers are greater than the law. They make the law. This city has now become tbe hone centra of tbe State, and here collect tbe big "sports" of Kentucky. From February until October and November pools are sold in half a dozen places for sums ranging from twenty-fire cents to $4,000 ana $5,000. The vast amount of money that changes hands in a single year is also appaling.
I was talking tbe other day with "Fat Dick" Watts, one of the proprietors of the Turf Exchange, and the figures he gave me of the firm's dealings, including orders by telegraph, French mutuals and poof selling, were for last year between $6,000,000 and $7,000,000. TT a a- Compare this with the dealings of any of the national banks or any of the great mercantile houses and see how few sur pass it. xne amount ot betting going on at-the races each day is simply amaz ing. Un Derby day no less tban $200, 000 changed hands on the grounds alone. and ail this in cssb.
it wasn a very good day for betting either. ihe winnings tbat some of these gamblers make is enough to take one breath away, in one race alone. Mr, Jack China, the owner of Leonatls, won $85,000. Be is the famous friend of Phil Thompson, and was his staunchest supporter in all the troubles that arose from Thompson's unfortunate shooting affair. He is a desperate -better, and one night last summer, the story runs.
in a big poker game with some Blue Grass race men, be won Ux-Uovernor McCrearv was at this time talking of running for Congress against Thompson Chinn heard of it, and, slapping his hand down on the table in front of him, swore roundly that Thompson shculd have every cent of his winnings to beat McCreary. When McCreary heard of the threat he failed to make the race. Chinn is a typical Kentucky gambler handsome, broad-shouldered, liberal- to fault, and knows how to use a pistol. lie once taced a mob of thirty Republi cans at Harrodsburg, who were threat- emOg to kill any enemy of Colonel "BUI" Bradley, the leader of their party in the State, and especially hated by Chinn. He boldly denounced Bradley before the whole crowd.
In a rainuto a dozou pistols were out. Uhinn instantly drew his own, leveled it at the head of the leader and swore that the first man who attempted to shook him would read their leader's death warrant. Some friends backed him np, all of them with their weapons drawn, and a bloody battle was only pre vented by mutual friends settling the dispute. He carries himself jauntily, never picks a quarrel and never shuns one that is forced on him. A brave, reckless, dashing feuow is Jack Chinn.
He owns Leonatus and several other good horses, has a fine farm in the heart of the Blue Grass, and ia willing to bet $10,000 on three aces, Another man here, named Keegin, won $40,000 on Lydia Stanhope, and it scarcely raised a ripple. In the same race a pool was sold for $4,000. This is considered moderate betting. The very children on the streets buy poo) tickets. On one side of Third street you can see men in kid gloves wagering their thousands at the "Turf, and across the way bootblacks and newsboys bet twenty-hve cents on the "Uerby The Judge of our Circuit Court buys pools anjlbo one thinks wrong of it.
He is a big-hearted, honest gentleman, and 11 public sentiment opposed his gambling he would scorn to do it. The Chief of the Fire Department sells pool tickets across the counter, and the leading Councilmau of the city ia an auctioneer during the races. Ihe Governor of the State buys freely, and backs his choice like an old gambler. The very girls bny pool tickets, and divide their pocket- money with their brothers and try to plump a winner. Men make princely fortunes in a few years.
Milt. Young, an obscure grocery-keeper at Henderson, Kentucky, got hold of a good horse, and after two years bought himself a mag nifjent stock farm near Lexington the McGrathiana and is worth anywhere from $200,000 to $300,000, and has a stable full of flyers. His horses always lost at the right time and won at the right time. "Yoa oughtn't to blame the horses," said a turfman to me; "they didn't have anything to do'V'ith it." The license tbat is given other kinds of gambling makes Louisville the paradise tor "calculators of chance," as Bret Harte calls them. All the fines that are imposed are freely remitted by the Faro banks are almost as responsible as national banks, and have quite as much capital backing them.
Winnings and losings are made at a single sitting that would make one's head swim. Waddell, a well-known gambler in the South, won $10,000 in two hours. Major Hughes lost $3,000 on the turn of a card. A half-drunken party went into a Fifth-street bank a few nights ago and closed the bank up for the night, winning everything iu the safe. It Didn't Hit.
Detroit Free There was a chap on tbe boat who lived at Jackson, and he was telling as many anecdotes regarding the negro population. Among others, he had a friend who one day asked of an aged darky: "Well, Colonel, What particular ossification has predominated over the ramifications of late The old man gave a pall at his hat with one hand and scratched his head with the other and answered: "Well, Bah, I reckons dat was him gwine down de road a few minits ago on topof a mewl There was a passenger from Rhode Island who was greatly amused by these anecdotes, and two or three times afterwards I caught him hunting in a dictionary for big words and stringing them to- 6 ether. When we arrived at Natchez was all loaded up. A lot of us went up to see the town, and as we gained tbe crest of the long and dusty hill we met a colored woman on her way down Here was tbe chance the smart Aleck had been waiting for, and he baited her and demanded: "Madam, have yon systemized the disability of the precocious influenza this morning lie was bowing and smiling, and she looked thunderstruck. After a miaute she asked: "What's dat yoa remark i "I percolated tha interrogation as to Whether yon had ambuscated the gigantic verbosity," he continued.
"No, sab, I hasn't," she said, as she removed the basket from her head, "bot Ixe gwine to right away 1" LWith that aha brought him a clip with rJuuid on tha ear. and followed it up with a bant in the back that sprawled him into the dost and left him gasping like a fish. If da yerboshity wants enny mo' he foil or ma down to de levee 1" she re marked aa she walked off: but he didn't. Be was dost from head to foot, his. humorous nature had' evaporated, and he 1 Ue boat vto keep his Venn for the next eight hours.
The negro is ail odd coon at times, but there are ether times -when the verbos- -i't lit 1 f-'-v-, a Saddes Dmtli Prominent Ctcs sen of Oaltlandi The news of tbe death of W. Crane, last evening, was received by his friends and the community generally as an unexpected event, although he had been seriously ill for three weeke. The imme diate causa of his death was ment of the heart, superinduced by low. malarial fever, Mr. Crane was an old resident of Oakland, having arrived nsre in 190.
cte 1 was oorn in Brooklyn, New York, where he was educated in the profession of the law, Alter bis arrival in aan JTrancisco be en tered into partnership with James Doyle. Wm. Barber and James T. Boyd, but his health failing, hs removed from that city to San Leandro. In 1865 he again took up bis residence in aan runciseo, naving in the meantime been elected State Senator from this county (Novem ber.
1860). Owing to -failing health. he severed his connection with the firm cf Boyd Co. and traveled through Europe, bis place being filled-. by General McCollough.
After several years travel in the European countries he: returned to California, and on the removal of General McCollough to the Eastern States, he attain became a partner of of Mr. Boyd, the firm name being Crane Boyd. In 1875 he again departed for Europe, his taste for travel being unsatisfied, and Judge W. W. i Cope was taken as a partner to fill the vacancy caused by Mr.
Crane's absence. He a year in Germany studying German literature and political science. On bis return from Europe in 1880 he devoted bis attention to literary and political studies, and then resumed the practice of tbe law in 1882. Het organized the Civil Service Reform Association, and was the President of the organization until his death. He was President of tbe Gas Company, and was also a large i stockholder being also counsel of the corporation.
He waalso a heavy stockholder in the Union Savings Bank and the Brooklyn Railroad Company, being one of the originators of tbe latter company. He was one of the promoters of the public library, and always took a deep interest in matters per' taining to popular education. At the time of his death he was a trustee of the State Library, and was Mayor of this city during 1864. At the time of his death he was preparing a work the title of which was "Politics, in connection with Professor Bernard Moses, of the State University, which was being published by Putnam's Sons, of New xork, being the introduction to larger work cn Constitutional law. He was a member of the Berkeley Club and a contributor to the Berkeley Quarttrlu.
well as a writer of didactic and political and social essays; for the local magazine) and periodical publications. Shortly bel ore bis death, be was re quested by Houghton Mifflin, the Bos ton publishers, to write a work treating of the social development of California, as one of the first of a series of volumes treat tng ot trie same su eject in tbe various States of the Union to be issued in the same form as the American Statesman series. He leaves a a daughter. a father and a brother, the latter living in San Francisco and the father in New York. The wife and daughter are in Oakland.
Mr. Crane was; a man of large, mental powers, a thinker and close reasoner, especially in; matters per taining to politics and social science. He was highly respected as a citizen, and leaves a wide circle of devoted friends to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place on Friday, at 7 1 o'clock, from his late residence, the services being private, Alsnoda Free Library. The annual report of the Trustees of the Free Library, presented by George Mastick, Secretary, shows that the total number of books now in circulation and on the shelves of the institution is about 3,400, the number added during the year being 966, of which cumber 150 were works of fiction and books for juveniles, the re mainder being works of reference and in struction.
The number of books taken from the Library during the year was 13, 883; number of borrowers; 1,307. The amount of money expended Was $3,111 18, of which $1,650 was paid for books, 101. tor Dinaing, 9ua 03 lor newspa pers and periodicals, and $1,102 95 for the running expenses of tbe institution During the year there were 23.553 visitors ot wnom a small majority were females. Comparing tbe report with that of last year, it will be found that tbe number of visitors has greatly increased, there bavin? been 23,553 visitors during the fiscal year to ur, during tbe year 1881-82, Deing an increase ot while the circu lation has increased by 3-573 volumes, Last year the gentlemen visitors out numbered the ladies by about 1,100, while this year 200 more ladies than gentlemen have visitsd tho Iibrarv. The borrowers' list has been increased by 338 names.
The report shows an encouraging t-tate of affairs. Works of Art for mountain View F. Seregui, the noted art dealer, started yesterday for Italy, and is i entrusted by wealthy residents of this city and San Francisco with a number of important commissions to make artistic purchases in that country. Among these, probably the most notable is one siven bv Charles Main, of the hardware firm of Main Winchester, to purchase a magnificent mausoleum to be erected in Mountain rView cemetery, after designs drawn by Mr. Seregui.
The base will be of Carrara marble, it is intended that the mauso- leum wm pe me nanusouiest ana most ar 1 711 1 A i 1 tistic structure of the kind in the State. joxr. oeregut is also commissioned to pur- cnaae a number 01 pieces ot statuary for ftlrs. V. u.
Colton's plot in the cemetery, and one of the railwav magnates has iriven him authority to expend $50,000 in artistic pnrcnases ot a general nature. Osath or an Oaklaadtr. P. A. Brown, of Pinal, Aritona, tbe Su perintendent of the "Specie-Paying Mill and Mining Company," and; formerly of Oakland, was' at work on the roof of a small house or shed at his residence in Pinal, on Friday evening, July 20th, when a heavy black cloud came over Picket Post mountain and a whirlwind cauirhtthe roof.
carrying it fifty or sixty feet and throwing out. crown wiin sucn violence as to cause injuries from which he died within twenty minutes after the accident Mr. Brown was buried by his brother Masons and his funeral was largely attended, He leaves a wife and two children. MrJ Brown was lawyer by profession, and came from Vbicago to this city, where he resided for number of years, and six years ago went irom nere to xrinai, Arizona. I County Board of Eqnallsatlon.
The County Board of Equalization has notified H. W. Carpentier, Lj L. Requa, the California Trading Company anf. J.
lJowiing, to appear on Saturday at 10 oSclock to show cause why their assessments on certain property In Oakland township should not be raised. The ap-plication of John E. McDonald, B. G. Lathrop and J.
M. Todd for reductions of their assessments, heretofore taken under advisement, were denied. An application was received from A Montgomery asking that a mortgage assessed to him on property in Alamo-J a be reduced from $30,000 to $26,000 No action was had, the Board having heretofore adjourned tine die, as to said township. A Salt for Honvy Damages. -Mary Lemon has brought snit against M.
A. Cahn and Max Popper, doing business as Whitney ft Co.Ts express, to recover $20,139 60 damages for the death of the plaintiff, little boy, Maxie Lemon who in March last was crashed by a vicious horse in the stable yard of and owned by defendants, which caused bis death on March 12th last. The complaint charges that tha accident was doe to the carelessness of ah employee of -the defendants, who had Invited the child into 1. Btxtjr-Foot Chimney. An explosion of gas 6 the principal chimney of the PaoISo Coast Oil Company at Alameda caused the chimney, which was sixty feet in height, to faU, damaging the main still to such an extent as to render necessary a temporary-' suspension of Tie r- tnonj ii Throwing Vmimm Dlce-Fralt Canning Cnlnese Missionary Work.
txLe SPXCIALXT TZUCG BATHED TO THB IRIBDKX. Fitalcma, August 1st Edward Whit-son and Joseph McLaughlin were yesterday arrested by Marshal Blums on a charge of misdemeanor, preferred against tnem by Oyrell Granger, a Swiss, who claims that by the throwing pf fftlse dicetbey defrauded him of the ram of 1126, The fruit season is at its bight. At the Petaluma cautery fruit is coming in faster than it can bej handled, and the eannery could be run to advantage day and night. Vatprdav the canning of apricots was receiving-attention. Those interested here in the missionary work of civilising the heathen Chinee claim that Petaluma has one of the best sus tained Chinese schools of the fifteen now kent ii under the direction of tha Chinese missions on this coast.
The school here was started some six or seven years ao. It is at present taught by Mrs. D. Ross, assisted by Wo Ock. a ifairlv educated and intelli gent Mongolian, who acts as interpreter.
The class now numbers eighteen, the maximum being twenty-seven. They evince commendable interest and make fair nroeressj Recently they have con tributed fiom'own their earnings between $40 and $50 far fitting up the small building occupied by them as a school. They are the happy possessors of a church organ, and (on every Saturday night they have cburcht Woo Ock acting as pastor, opening and closing the ser vices with singing. On Sunday afternoon they have Sunday school. They also organized a jttmperance club and each member of the class has signed a pledge to eschew the use of opium and spirituous liquors.
I EAST OAKLAND ITEMS. Specially Reported for The Tribune. The Tubbe Hotel will probably again be closed as an attachment was placed npnn it yesterday for 5.5,000. 1 he lessee, J. Morris, late of Santa Barbara, appeared to have avoided paving all bills, as he owes the proprietor $1,100.
tbe butcher $700, the grocery store S30O, etc. Many of the guests have left. Isaac W. Ross, the man who was men tioned in The Thibune as in a destitute condition at I the Laurence 1 lace, near Fruit Vale, died 011 Monday evening. Al thouch he was attended to as soon ns his condition was known and every effort was made to restore vitality to the starving man, it was of no avail.
Brooklyn Ledg, No.225,of Free Masons, will hold a meeting this Wednesday) evening to confer the third degree. Delegations from California Lods-e, No. 1, and from the Lodges in Oakland, will be present. The Lodge meets in I. F.
Hall, corner of Eleventh avenue and Twelfth street, two blocks from where the street cars stop. The meeting last evening was preparatory to this special one. The third annual camp meeting of the Pacific Coast I Holiness Association commenced to-day at Beulah Park on the grounds owned by the Association. Interesting exercises will be held this evening at half -past seven. Great pains have been taken in preparing the grounds, and every accommodation will be afforded.
The gates of the grounds will be closed on Sundays at 11 o'clock a. m. admitting no more after that hour till Monday morning, though parties can leave at any hour. This is done to shut off people who come mere curiosity, and interfere with tbe quiet and sanctity cf the Sabbath. Better epirfrBal results are anticipated from this arrangement.
Those wishing enter tie grounds in tho morning and stay all day, wiil find jevery facility for comfoit, a good restaurant being provided ou the grounds. I BERKELEY ITEMS. Specially Reported for The Trtiyifae. Mr. II.
Rickard and wife returned home by the overland train Saturday, after a protractel visit among friends and relations ia the Eastern! States. Rev. Dr. Breck, whe accompanied his wife part of the East, on her visit to her invalid danghter, near Richmond, has retnrned to Berkeley. He occupied the pulpit of the First Presbyterian Church last Sunday, after an absence of several weeks.
I The Rev. Mr. Wills, who has been occupying the pulpit of the Fust Presbyte-tian Church at East Berkeley during the absence of Dr Breck, has returned to his charge at the armory in Benicia. The church goers ef Berkeley have largely attended the highly interesting sermons and lectures of Mr. Wills.
Tue handsome new stores at Dwight Way station are now completed and rented. They tend to give the new comer to town by ra0 or carriage a more favorable impressioS of its business enterprise. Several new Jrjac idences have also been erected near tbw, the first station on the East Berkeley; branch. WEST OAKLAND ITEMS. Specially ttf ported for The Tribute.
The work pn the coaches which were battered recent collision at the Pier, is now completed, and the cars look as bright and fresh pm when first constructed. An excitement was occasioned at the corner of Wood and Goss street this morning by au altercation between two fruit peddlers, which resulted in a war of words without blowsi The appearance of officer Fields disperseoWthe crowd and obviated what might have been a lively disturbance. This, morning, about ten o'clock, a wood sawyer named W. Harris Glass took a contract to saw. wood for Mr.
Giese, of the Wesli Oakland Hall. He labored at bis task for some time, and stepping aside for rest, was caught by the ape "Jack," who bit him in several places. He was carried into the saloon and attended by Dr. Bigler. His iejuries are not serious.
SUPERIOR COURT. Department' One, Crane, Judge August 1st: Geov T. Coulter vs. H. T.
Thorn-Burgh, et aL; demurrer to complaint overruled; 10 days to answer. Nettie Thompson vs. J. H. Inwall; demurrer sustained; 10 days to amend.
E. Kreyenhagen vs. John Davis; motion for a new trial denied. I Two. Orsona gust 1st: People vs.
Harry M. Eldridge, alias Lorraine: defendant files notice of motion to set aside information and demurrer; case continued to August 4th. I People Geo. Clark; demurrer toj information continued to August 4th. People va.
earns same order. People vs. Charles E. Law-son, two cases continued to August 7th to plead. Bemillard Brick Cora.
Hiram Tnbbs; on trial. department Three No proceedings. POLICE COURT, 1 Tba following business was transacted to the Police Court this morning: Willie Craig, arrested; by Officer Scovilfe for battery; guilty, and ordered to appear for sentence August 2d. Mike Harlan, arrested by Officer Fletcher: rliult nt dered to appear for sentence Aufust 2d. aiatuiew bray, drunk and vulvar Ian- his ball.
A. Scott, arrested by Officers Cole and Seoville, and John Kelly, jarreeted by Shorey, both drunks, were) fined $6 or three days. Frank Conniff; arrested by Officer Shorey for robbery, was examined and discharged. i 11 i A Bandsomo etrt. Christ Church, Alameda, rejoices in a beautiful staiaed glass window, recently placed, in its chancel.
It is the gift of the Sunday school, costing about $250, and was made by Colgate of New York, who contributed $50 In extra work. I Dfegust eoneealed IS oft-times prool of wisdom, when the lanlt Is obstinate, and curs beyond our reach. -f-r-- Cewper. Who cm til sense or others' socspe, Is tut a bn ts, at best, la tuiusn The Board of Education held no meet ing this week. A.
u. uubert Sc. Co. have at the present time over worth or building eon- tracts under way. The planking on tbe draw of the Webster street bridge is wearing out, and.
will nave to be overhauled. Last Sunday officer Bedding arrested a man for stealing fruit from an orchard on High street. Judge Eadcliff let him off with a One of $3. On Wilcox street, from Central to Ala meda avenues, a roadway of Fruit Yale oement gravel la being laid by the property owners) in sne oiocx. The Bay Farm Island bridge was injured one dayvrecently by being ran into by a schooner.
The, Board of Supervisors wui 1 uv repireu onco. Mr! J. H. Cory has purchased from Mrs. Jod the residence property corner of Buena Vista avenue and Oak street, and will shortly occupy the same with his family.
Mr. Chris. Becker, who disposed of his newspaper route in Alameda alout a year ago, is doing exceedingly well in San Rafael, where he is engaged in the stationery business. George D. CrowelL after a seven months' trial of business, has resinned his position as uonstaoie ot Alameda Township.
The resignation has been accepted, but no sue cessor has yet been accepted. Dr. Hess still -keeps up his enthusiasm in regard to the raising of silk worms and cocoons. He has recently sold several ounces of eggs at the rate of four dollars per ounce, and says there is big money in it. On Monday evening of last week an al tercation took place at Smith's livery stable, an Encinal avenne, between the proprietor and a citizen named Rows.
were struck, ana liowe was cut in the head, as he alleged, by Smith. For this Smith was arrested, and he in turn bad hiSj opponent brought up on a counter charge. The cases have not yet come to trial. A NEW ITALIAN INDUSTRY. An occupation which Threatens to Eclipse the Band Organ Business.
Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette. "Yes-a bizz-a-ness is-a good-a now, not so gooa-a as a-spring-a, but-a pret-a good-a, said a plaster image manufac turer in classic Tinpot to a Commercial Gazette reporter, Saturday afternoon. His bnsiness is to turn out plaster images ot all Kinds, from a building to a head of Minerva, and from the pure, white plaster of Paris through allthades of im possible bronzes to the pink-hued tint of the mixture pf plaster, marble-dust, acid and what not. There are four of these manufacturers in the city, and they supply the hundred peddlers with their wares. The molds are all of Eastern make, Pittsburgh not having trade enough to justify the founding of a factory.
They are made of zinc, in two or three pieces, according to the work, and are so accurately formed that with care no trace of the joints can be seen in the cast. Making the images is quick and inexpensive- work. The plaster is mixed to the consistency of thick cream, the mold set up and the liquid mass ran in. In some firms air is used to force the plaster well into the mold; in a few flat shapes a plunger is brought into play, as in making pressed glassware, and others are run solid. The profits in proportion are fabulous.
Five cents' worth of plaster will make almost any image in the market, and two cents ia the average expense in this direotion. Molds vary in price, from $1 to $10, according to the work on them, and the number of pieces, but they are practically indestructible. When the market has been glutted with any one shape, the mold is sent back East to be sold in another locality, so that they are not expensive in the long run. The retail prices are hard to get at, as they are whatever the purchaser will give, but they are never less than ton times tha cost of whe article. As there are but two profits the manufacturer's and the peddler's it is easily seeu why so many of Italy's sons go into the It leaves tbe organ and the monkey away out of sight, and gives the peanut-stand a hot race, with the chances about even.
Good Advice to Young Parsons. Burlington Hatekeye. I want you to be manly. I don't like a "sporting" preacher. I don't think you need boxing-gloves in your room.
and your presence at the horse-race isn't an aosoiute necessity. ine world expects you tj, live on a higher plane of morality than the rest of as. Bat don't see why yoa shouldn't be able to throw a fly into a trout brook without wrapping yourself andf two or three alder boshes up into your line. I don't see why you may not as well play base ball as croquet or lawn 'tennis. I think yoa might play cricket if yoa have a few weeks yon can spare for that purpose.
1 consider it a most excellent game to de velop a man patience and build np 1 habit of long-suffering endurance. have never seen a game played clear through. I am too young. If you be come addicted to croquet, however, remember to what an undue indulgence in this fascinating game may lead. It re quires a great deal of grace to play a game of croquet without cheating some and quarreling a little.
Especially after the evening begins to grow dark. But if yon enjoy any of these games, put on a soft felt hat and play. Don't attempt to piay base bail in a stove-pipe bat. Don't be too dignified. Rigidity isn't aignrcy.
a no wooaen inaian wno stands before the cigar stand never benda and never laughs. Bat he isn't majestic and he isn't dignibed, by a long ohalk. Don't bo a wooden Indian. be a live. wild one, hair, paint, grease, dirt and alL I wonldn't carry a pistol in my hip pocket if I were yoa; bat if yoa hare a gun and love to shoot, a day in the marsh or on -the meadows may infuse new life in your sermons.
1 bunt great deal, both in. and oat of game sea son. 1 used to carry a (ran with me, Bat it was heavy and a trouble to carry it, and I was always leaving the caps or wetting tbe powder, so I gave the gun away, shoot lust as much game with out it, I think, as I nsed to bring down witb it, and have just as good a time. So can you. Family Jowelry Belong to the Wife.
Tha Master ef the Rolls gave judg ment in tno Irish uourt 01 Appeal yes terday, June Z2d, on a curious question as to a married woman's right to make a will disposing of family jewelry. The matter was brought forward on an appeal by the Earl of Charlemont against the decision of the Judge of the Probate Division, holding that the will of the late Countess, disposing of jewely and lace estimated at 7,000 to the Hon. Mr. Spencer, spoke from the date of her death, and passed all the. property she had at the time.
It appeared that at the date ot the will she had no separate estate, and tbe question was, therefore, whether the property she acquired afterward passed under the will. The jewelry in question comprised a bead ornament aet with diamonds and rubies, a diamond necklace, cross and ear-nogs, bracelets. ruby and diamond necklace, two loose ruby drops, given to Lady Cbarlemont's mother by George IV, on tha day she was presented at Court, an amethyst necklace, a sold serpent brooch, a pend ant heart aet With tarqaoiae and an enameled pin representing a parrot, tha two latter ornaments being a present from the Queen to the Countess when a child, and a berth and tunio of old point JuDagnev whieh Uarainai rescue re ceived from Napoleon V- Tb Court np- beid the decision ot the other Court, and! dismissed the anneal with coats. 1 Friendiis is the only this? in the rerli -eroirj te r-j'-cna cf A Strang and Frightful Cattle and Horse Disease. OreeVe Indian Campaign Subject to Advert Critloino.
SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE Exposition Day. LocisvitLt, August 1st. To-night's attraction will bo of an unusual character. The vast building with xU annexe) and park will be illuminated by 1,030 electric lights, making a brilliant Dtctaele. This erect is looked forward to with great interest, not only by a cmlous crowd, but by the scientific woili.
It is on a scale never before attempted. The musical features to-day will brin? crowds from all the surrounding country. The Seventh Regiment band, the grand organ built for the occasion in Boston, and a chorus of 100 Toicsfl, finely drilled, will together furnish music of the highest character. Crook's Campaign Chicago, August 1st. The Timet' special torn Dalla.
Texas, says Tha leading papers of the North having taken Sen at Gibb, of this oky severely to task for bis statement of the Indian situation in the Southwest and Crook's recent campaign, a correspondent called an Henry1 T. Underwood, just back from the scene of Urook's exploits. Underwood is a prominent and respected citizen and a capitalist of Dallas, He stands as high in public estimation for veracity as any other man in tbs city, and what he said to the Correspondent fully confirms every stated by Senator Gibbs, and it voioea the sentiments and feelings of the citizens of New Mexico and Aiizona in regird the In-dun policy of the general Government, and the recent exploit of Cro 'k. Underwood says he saw the Indians ciptured by Crook, and at they were nothing but old men, woxea and children. The Indians claimed that they had made a treaty with Cr--k, by which nil of Cbem.
including the hostile bue'es still in the mountains, were to bo allowed to return to the reservation. That treaty made, the squaws and old bucks started signal fires anl flirty virriors came in and made terns with Crook, and then departed for the mountains of Mexico to bring in the remaining hostile and surrender little Charley McComas. Up to date, neither tha thirty warriors, nor the hoitiles in tho mountains, nor Charley McCoiua have been seen or heard from. The people on ie border denounce the Indian polioy of the Government, and assert that discipline on tbe reservation would be better, and the punishment of the Indians more speedy and effective if tbe Texas Rarger policy were adopted. They say Crook had not fit material to fight the Indian? with, and discovered such to be the fsct when he came up with them, and showed good generalship in getting out of tbe mountains, a be had only a few soldiers, and his renegade Indians sconts showed they could not be reiieu on i uiic me nostue.
ine citizens in the immediate vicinity claim that Crook's expedition is barren of the desired results and. bloodshed, as he never en recovered Charley McCoiua-t it weakened the hostile to tbe extent of a single warrior, and that sueh treatment of tha Indians only encouraged similar raids. I i rr A New Cattle anil Horse Disease. Chicagj. July 3l3t.
A specitl from Council Bluffs, Iowa, says: A frightful cattle and horse disease has broken out in the northern part of this county. At first horned cattle were tha only ones affected, but it has now attacked horses thsy. are dying in great nnmbers. The firt indication of the disease is an irrita tion of the stomach, followed by swelling of the' bowels, after which the animal drops dead, in many instances in less than two inflammation spreading to the whole system. George Tredford, a farmer ia that vicinity, skinned an animal that died of the disease, and in doing so cut a dash across his knuckle.
poison extended to his whole system and he died in great agony. Boston jlnsiness Circles Excited. oosToir, my aiat- mere was some uneasiness this morning in anticipation of other failures which might follow yesterday's suspensions, but none wert an" nounced, but that of Macornber Green wood, and there is a feeling that the worst is over. The members of the two largest firms affected by the Shaw failure express the opinion that they will come out without trouble. It will be some days and perhaps weeks before a detailed statement of the condition of Shaw Bros, can be pre- EUr1 nmrvtv itrwiwm im rito3f and is in so many forms that it must necessarily be a long time before any account of stock can be taken, Moncnre Conway.
Nsw Yobk, August Moncure D. Conway arrived on the Arizona Monday. After visiting his family in Virginia, he will begin the trip around the world, starting by way of California, "which tat, lie says, "I never saw and where I expect to enjoy myself exceedingly." He wQl sail from Sail Francisco to Australia August 15th. Monsignor Oabel was a fellow passenger on tbe steamer with Conway, but the latter confessed be did not make Cabel's acquaintance on the voyage and utterly refuses to speak of him to tbe reporter at all. Mortuary.
New Yoar, August 1st, Edward Rid-Uy, senior member of the well-known firm of Ridley died on Monday of appo-plexy. He was an Englishman aed about seventy. Drill Hqnarl. A meeting was held of the Fifth In-fan try Diill Squad last evening in Company Cs armory, corner of Twelfth and Washington streets, lieutenant Thomas Parsons, Commissary on Colonel Raulett's staff, lately eleoted Captain, took charge of the equad. The boys went through the drill most creditably, showing marked pro-.
ficfency, being on the floor for over an hoar. After the drill exercises a business meeting was held at which ten new names were proposed for membership: The squaa. torty strong, then marched to Martin's restaurant, where an excellent banquet was served, Totsts were responded to by Captain Parsons, Captain Verbteki Sergeant Carlton, Messrs. Miel, Miller, Seaton and others. i Petition for letters.
IiOcyCallaghan petitions the Superior Court for revocation of tho letters of ad ministration on the estate, of her mother Maria issued to. S. I. Marston. as Public Administrator and that letters be issued to her.
The grounds stated are that Marston has not adminls tersd the estate ao far as the records show. The estate consists ef personal property worth 1.SC0, and real estate in -this city wor.h 13.2:3. The decedent died in 1873, i4k-M rre isuel toGeoreeP. Sharp, 1 Y. -v ifcaviP? era.
ftnaor D. Antonio Joe Roany, Asst. and ary aloabor, Board of Boalth, and Faett Port -Garrison, oarttflos tlia rbeojBstma neuralgia, have ty tbe tfe of the rromt ST. JACOBS OIL, been led ia a few day. raata, The old and reliable Now and Marine Insurance Company, $5,000,000.
and th: Traveler's "Life ani Accident Insurance Com nan v. untu 86,000,000, have established an etrency at No. 406 Eighth street, between Wasi iW ton and Broadway. Messrs. McLUil ANGEIK will Conduct I tha bnainf tbe above companies In Alameda county.
and au old policy holders and all persons desiring insurance, will find it to their ia. terest to apply to them. To Rent or to Lease, Xi L. Gottshall, administrator of 4he sstate of Berthold Gerhard, deceased, will receive bids until July 31st, at 5 O'clock r. for rental of and the leasing of the house on San Pablo avenue, between Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets.
Oakland, CaL Said house is known as the "Tremont House," and belongs to said estate. Said bids mnut be sealed and left aUmy office. No. Broadway, said city. Security required.
Lv said estate. ClTT Numnunu aooointad inr tha dtr Cnnnrtl Office, 417 Eighth street, at Turn Tanrass otuc. "1 r-- rvav a irgr.TiYB.Biiha.,fn 1 O. 1 -1 I 11 ii V' Invlcroratlair Food For the brain and nerve ia'what we need in thnu days of nub and worry. PARKER'S OIKakK TONIC restores the vital energies and brings good health and joyous spirits quicker than any- buiujf juu can uw.
xnouito. A Good In-ressaaonC Uj wife said I was a fool when I brourbt botna a bottle of PARKER'S QIKQKR TONIC. But when it broke 'up my cough and cured her neuralgia and baby's dysentery shs thought it a good investment. N. T.
Tailor. 1 -Newer Say Fall. 1 In tha bright lexicon of roota there fat bo such word as fail." McDoaough never falls to give satisfaction. Call and be eonrlnead. A.
McDonough, 1164 Broadway, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth. Stoves and crockery at 1168 Broadway. New To-day. Absolutely Pure This Powder never varies. A marvel of partly, strength and wholesomenesa.
Mors oooaomknl taan the ordinary kinds, and cannot bo sold la oom petition with tbe multitude of low teet, short waVut, alum or phosphate powders. Sold only in cons. Royal Bakimo Fowdba Com fast 106 Wad street. New York. 1 vXi A VINB LOTT OF The Latest Sprins Ctylca 'i as Uf a 1 LADIES'.
SHOEC! Misses' and Children's School Stscs Very Durable and Cheap. HENRY HAU8CIIILDT Cor. 14tn St. mmt Brostnwar P. Always on hand the larrest and best se- leoted stock of fine and marilnm priced Boots and Shoes In Oakland.
To Rent (HToiLeaeo. L. Oottahall, administrator of tha estate of Berthold Oerhard, ca-ceased, will receive bids until J11I7 31st, at 5 o'clock P. for tie rental of and the leasing of the houses on San Pablo avenne, between Six teenth and Seventeenth streets, Oakland, CaL Said hottsa ia kr stra aa the "xremonv Aiouze, ana cs-longs to said' estate. Said Vif- nmst be sealed and left at my cZ 2 No.
1003i Broadway, said citj- Secnrity reqnirecL 4 AtiniiTilstrator aaid GREAT REOUCTL. Neck 1C07 Cntartaiazaent InriUti-we, gambling houses. and thlnks.it would bring in a revenue of a year to tbe city treasury. He states that there are eight faro games in the city which pay $100 a Quarter to some one, and sixteen Chinese crames which nay $20 a month. The open ing of the games to the public would, he thinks, prevent young business men from frequenting them, because the fact would thus become kqown.
Accordingly, he has had an ordinance drafted and intro duced under which keepers of gambling houses would pay 100 a quarter license. the games to be open to the public, and to be carried on on the second floors of the respective buildings. The ordinance pro. hibits minors from playing or assisting in any way at the games. The District At torney is of opinion that tbe ordinance is in conflict with Sections 315 and 330 of the Penal Code, and is, therefore, illegal.
PERSONAL MENTION. State Librarian Talbot 1. Wallis is in San Francisco. Mrs. Mark Hopkins has contributed $1,000 to the Triennial Conclave Fund.
General Sherman will probably be in San Francisco during the Triennial Con clave. Mrs. Walter W. Haskell and daugh ter, of Alameda, are spending a fortnight at Alma. Rev.
F. L. Nash has accepted a call at Watsonville, where he was located in for mer years. Hon. Fred.
M. Campbell, ex-Superin tendent of Public Instruction, returned to day from Solano-county. Peter-White, of Alameda, is sojourn. ing at Harbin Springs, where he expects to stay for a couple ot weeks. Mrs.
JrH. De Nise will return to Ala. meda from a three months' visit to Shasta connty on Saturday next. W. H.
Noy, of Alameda, who has been on a trip to the southern countrv for bis health, returned yesterday. Rev. Henry E. Jewett and familv. of the Pacific Theological Seminary, will ar rive from the East on Friday.
George Cummins, of the University, was in town to-day. making sketches for the new work, Illustrated California. Wm. P. Grimford.
of Bslston Spa. New York, arrived to-day to attend the Conclave. He will remain with friends in Oakland during the Conclave. Zach. Montgomery is amusing the people of Los Angeles by delivering lee tores full of red-hot abuse of the public school system, from the steps of the Court House in that city.
H. StMcFadden. of Cadiz. Ohio, a prominent merchant and business man in that State, is, with his wife, visit ing their daughter, Mrs. Charles W.
Kin sey, JN o. 579 Jaurel street. Wm. B. Wilde, for some time past in the employ of the South Pacific Coast Railroad Company at their ferry landing.
has been transferred to Felton. where he will act as agent 01 the company. The furniture and chattels belonging to tbe family of Dr. J. C.
Tucker have been removed from Alameda to their new residence in this city. The family are ex pected to arrive from the East during the present week. Justice Morrison, of the Supreme Court, who was recently stricken down with paralysis, is slowly convalescing at Monterev. Judtre Morrison has so far improved as to be able to walk about with the aid of a cane. Judge Evans, of the San Francisco Superior Court, sent his resignation to tbe Governor on Saturday last, the resie ignation to take effect to-day.
ndge resigned hrs office to resume the practice of his profession. Miss M. S. Jefferson, for several years agent of the Central Pacific Railroad at Alameda, has resigned her position, and will locate permanently at Dayton, Washington Territory. Miss Bessie Grisby has een appointed her successor, with W.
IS Riddell as assistant OAKLAND BREVITIES. Judee Hamilton yesterday granted Mary Pope a divorce from Jame Pope. A corner has been made on ice. and the price bas advanced from- one to one and a half cents per pound. John FUmore.
the County Gardener is seriously ill with pneumonia at his residence, corner of San Pablo avenue and Adeline street. JR. A. Campbell bas filed a complaint in the Superior Court against E. F.
Smith and J. E. Hannah, to recover $1,500 on two promissory notes. The son of F. A.
Eichbaum of 769 Twelfth street, who bad his toes crushed yesterday at Sco villa's iron oundry.is doing well and will probably not lose them. The funeral of Peter Hepburn took place this afternoon from bis late residence, No. 817 Brush Street, and was attended by a large number of friends, in cluding a delegation of his fellow- employees. ssessor Robinson, of Oakland town ship, yesterday turned into the County Treasury $2,123 95, being tbe personal property tax collected by him for the month of August on the two weeks exten sion of time allowed by the State Board of equalization. Doath mt Dr.
Bosnia- Dr. Bernard Q. Semlg, Captain and As sistant Surgeon of the United States Army, died this morning at tho Occidental HoteL He served with distinction daring the Mod 00 war, dating which be Was wounded in the shoulder and tbe leg while attending a wounded soldier. It became neoessary to amputate bis lag in eon-seauence of his wound. His death was quite sudden, and Is attributed to heart qisease.
AhowtBriclcsV In Department Two of the Superior Court to-day. the suit of the Bemillard Brick Company vs. Hiram is on trial before Judge Greene and a 5ury. The ntt Is l-ro to recover Ti 3 for Wul'-u totsTel 1 tt!.
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