Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on November 23, 1880 · Page 3
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Oakland, California
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OAKXiAKD DAlliY EYMINO TRlBlXNJSn TUESDAY, NOVJJAIBBR 23. 1880. AimctPATtp cuxsisas. Rr. G. S. Aaoett's Remarks isnst Kv-emlnflr at Ml Cnarea em the t HMdjr aad 8&nk j If ark. The First Baptist Church was crowded Sunday evening to listen to the discoarse ! of the pastor on th work of the Evangel, iata in Oakland daring the past week. After the usual devotional exercise Mr. Abbott announced as his text Jer. 29:13, " And ye shall seek ma, and And me, when ye hall search for me with all your heart." He said: " There are the best of reasons for anticipating excellent results from the -Work of Moody and Sankey in California because I. California is not so far astray from God as to fail to detect and to honor, acter in the Evangelists who have come to her. If there is anything the people of this State of ours hate, it is cant and hypocrisy in mere professional piety. Nor are they much to be censured for the severity of their handling of hollow, heartless Godliness. With not a little sham religion flaunted continually in their eyes, on the part of those who make a cloak of religion to serve the devil in, it is a matter of gratitude that any considerable decree of respect is saved to the servants and ordinances of the sanctuary-But here are men whose manifest sincerity and honesty of purpose blunts the edge of criticism; and they are received for all they are worth, with that respectful inference which men of good manners readily accord. If honesty of purpose, welded enthusiastic endeavor to honor God and save men, carries with anybody, let us believe it will with Califoriiians. They are intense haters of all fraud; often deceived as they are. They are also intense admirers of KEALISM, tfVEN TN' MATTERS OK RELIGION. The Evangelists mesting them at this point will do them good. Personal convictions are always powerful, especially when held in the interests of truth and right. II. Because those Evangelists are endorsed by the whole Christian world. To criticize either of them is to take issue with the good opinion that is universal, respecting them. It is a long distance towards victory won by them, to know that they are enthroned in the highest confidence of the Christian world. The verdict is not to be rendered in California, save by endorsement. They will command the attention of our people, a men who have wrought mightily for God in two hemispheres, and this ot itselt s an inspiration to similar successes on the Pacific coast. III. They are" men who are' mighty through God, and not in themselves. Moody can preach with great power, power surpassing the judgment ml many who look for literary finish and profundity of thought. He can preach plainly, pointedly, figuratively, as few men in the pulpit of Christendom. His is no flourish of platitudes that din on listless ear. He strikes hard blows. He thrusts home to the joints and the marrow. He 8. talks with dignity and rapidity, lhis is preaching of no mean type. Sankey is the singing preacher. He uses but little Organ a lesson to the everlasting orjran, thundering, yelling, screeching, heard in many of our sanctuaries he sings sweetly, melodiously, from the heart. How else should he sing? He is NOT A STAB FOR AN OPERA. He does not sacrifice his devotion to his art. He lifts his voice for God, not for man. Frosa. God comes his praise, and to him it returns. Endowed a both of ttiese men are, richly by nature, their strength is in Jehovah. All their force, speakine after the manner of men, is the force of the divinity that is in them. They are pious men. They are drenched in piety. As Baxter, they preach "As though they neer should preach again, As dying men to dying men." ' They carry with them the great power of God. It would be surprising indeed if souls should not be born again under their influence. IV. Their coming to this coast has been preceded by prayerfulness on the part of many children of God. There has been a seeking after God, to which the Messing of God is repeatedly promised in His Word: Dent. 4:29, 1 Chron. 28: 9, 2 Chron. 15:2, Jer.1 29: 13. For one I believe in God. I take Hhnv at His Word, and so I believe there are good things in store for us immediately. "And ye shall seek ma and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.'' These are a few of the indications of good in these days through which we are passing. Let our Gospel, therefore, be one of expectation, and not of dispair. There is a good deal of secularization of human thought about us, but over and above all, a good deal of serious meditation. Times of depression are helpful to this. The emptiness of earth is nowhere so apparent as where it has most abundance, even as a man can be most lonely in a crowded city. There are not a few good people on our coast, even though we concede many bad; and the good will save our cities, and honor our state. In this confidence let ns go to our work as men entrusted, not with forlorn hope, but with assured victory. ST. PATRICK'S FAIR. Another Crowded Houh Decided Sneeess. Stanford's Hall was thronged last evening by the interested patrons of the ' Charity Fair. The tables are well arranged and there are a thousand attractions for the willing purchaser, to say nothing of the charms of the lady solicitors. Stall No.. 1 is very attractive and is presided over by Mrs. Dr. Roche, Mrs. McAvoy and Mrs. Barry. No. 2 is presided over by Misses Susie Ely, Mary O'Brien, Mary Hanlan, Annie Howard, Mary Moooey and Nellie Fletcher, and is known as the Sunday School Booth. It is handsomely adorned and arranged, smilax being entwined in the folds of the lace curtains. Mrs. Roach, the Misses Sarah Noland, Annie Mathews, Kelne Halford, Mary Scott, Mary A. Mathews, Annie Roach and Louisa Finnigan preside over Table No. 3, which is tastefully arranged in white and blue and evergreen. Mrs. Maroney, Miss Maroney, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Curtis' booth is No. 5, and resplendent in a bright array of decorated china and glassware. At No. 5, Mrs. Robinson, and Mrs. Jennings sit beneath a canopy of white and blue tulle, entwined and festooned with smilax and ivy. No. 6, at which Mrs. Davids, Miss Davids,f Miss Guillard, Mrs. Hemming and Mrs. L. Garvey preside, is arranged in pink and white. At No. 7 were noticed Miss Fitzgerald, . Mrs. Towers, Mrs. Rollins, Mrs: Sullivan, Mrs. Sicotte, Mrs. Martha and Mrs. Snigglewicb, Miss Flaherty and Miss Murphy. At No. 8 the display is fine, consisting of household wares, presided over by a bevy of fair ones who did not wish their names to appear. Space will not permit farther notice at present, bat the refreshment table and grab box are there, and the whole affair is decidedly well managed. Father Mentally is the moving spirit and keeps np the interest incessantly. The programme for the week is as follows: This evening there will be a comic troupe from San Francisco in conjunction with the Higgins brothers of this city; on Wednesday evening St. Peter's Zouaves will ' appear and ftive an exhibition drill, in which they will be pat through their maneuvers by a young lady, in costume, as Joan dT Arc; on Thursday St. Patrick's Cadets - will appear in an exhibition drill, and on Friday St. John's Cadets will be on hand. Idles of the Rain. This morning the sleepy drowsy wish-ing-another-nap Oak lander was surprised and delighted in listening "To the patter of the soft rain on the roof. Every tin- Sle on the shingle finds sn echo in the eart and a thousand dreamy fancies into busy being' start;" in fact every body; is delighted at the advent of the long j expected and much needed rain. The rancher is more than gratified and , the impecunious citizen who shivered aft the rise in coal feel as if he had gotten even with the ring, in the certainty of more moderate and warmer weather. Is is indeed a blessing and the people are thankful and happy, MASQUERADE PARTY i i Tle Tweaty-stxta Artalrersary of the Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Kttel PlMtaaUy Celebrated. Saturday evening Kohler's Hall, on Sev enth street, near Center, was crowded with forms grotesque and dancers merry who assembled to celebrate the twenty-sixth anniversary of the wedding day of Mr, Charles H. Eitel and bis charming wife. Shortly after eight o'clock the motly as semblage began to gather, and by ten o'clock the company of the unknown was at its height. Mutual mistakes, failure in recognition and doubtful compliments added to the merriment of the hour, and when the unmasking came the hilarity was simply immense. Music was furnish ad by Vail's band, and was excellent, and the dancers kept up the lively tread until an early hour, when all retired pleased with the happy hoars passed andwith hearty congratulations and good wishes tot their host and hostess. A fine supper was served about midnight. It was ; impossible to get the description of all present, but the following were noticeable among the number. Mrs. D. S. Moultoo, "Winter;" Mrs. J. Woodall, Gypsy;" Mrs. H. A. Harris, "Widow Bedot;"! Mrs. H. Bassett, "Mercedas;" Mrs. J. Shultz, "Black Domino;" Mrs. Cruthers, "Judy O' Trot:" M.is Sellie Crather, "Nan the Good-for-Nothing;? Miss Alice Garrett, "Goddess of Liberty;" Mrs. Harry Marsden, "Flora McFlimsey;" Mrs. J. R. Francis, "Gvpsy;" Miss Emma Newell, "Charity;"'Mrs. T. Jarois, "Bohemian Tamborine Girl;" Mrs. Russ Cool, "Turkish Maiden;" Mrs. E. Wild, "English School I Girl;" Miss Jennie Germain, "Queen of the Gold Mines;'" Mrs. R. Brownridge, "Flower Girl;-' Mrs. Bairnair, "Queen of Sheba;" Miss Lillie Harris, "Somnambulist;" Mrs. H. Bodie and Mrs. H. Deck, "Red, White and Blue Sisters;" Mrs. B. C. Northrop, "'Goddess of Night;" Miss Hilda Kohler, "Alsatian Peasant Girl;" Miss Kreutter, "Morning," and the -following ladies in dominoes: Misses Mabel and Lillie Baldwin, Sadie Moskiman, Maggie Bankhead, Alice Long, and Mary and Fanny Cochrane, of San Joee; Mesdames John A. Harl, W. W. Moskiman, R. W. Moskiman, M. Moore, A. L. Simpson, C. M. Jackson and Mrs. Secuile. Messrs. H. Marsden, "Saireyi Gam," Chas. H. Eitel, ."Sergeant of the Old Guard;" M. S. Bordick, "Indian;" Harry Mol-lett, "Imp in Red;" W. H. Bassett, "Kimball;' H. E. jSchnakahl, "White-washer;" E". F. Kohler, "Farmer;" H. C. Bode, "Fireman;" H. A. Harris, Dulcard of Dunberry Sik.es: B. t Northrup, "Lime Kiln Man;" W. Mos- kimon, "Stephen Girard; A. Sampson, "Hay Bunker;" J. F. Reinhardt and J. Schnltz, "English Postillions;" H. C. Basset, "Walking! Skeleton;', R. C. Duncan, "Highland Laddie;" J. O. Burdick, "Don Carlos;" Frank Garrett, "Uatchy;" John Bassett, "English Dolphin;" J. M. Eitel,! "Sailor Boy;" Tom Carothers, "American Gentleman:" Sam McCall, "Cockney;" J. P.Francis, "Quaker;" Georgei Earl, "Fat Man." Dominoes, N. Steinhart, R. C. Duncan, A. Moskimon, and a host of others. PERSONAL MENTION. Congressman C, P, yesterday. -John H. Burke, Berry went East of bonanza suit fame, is in Stockton. Dr. John Lord, the lecturer, left for the East this morning. Wm. Wilson arrived to-day from the East by overland train. Mrs. A. Chabot, of East Oakland, returned from a visit East to-day. Rev. Dr. Beers takes editorial charge of the Pacific Churchman for the present. General Stoneman, of the Railroad Commission, arrived up from Los Angeles to-day. O. A. Hickok, one of the owners of St. Julian, arrived to-day from the East by overland train, j J. F. Houghton returns 'from the Eastern States by the overland train tomorrow morning. Mrs. T. M. Moe, of this city, arrived home by to-day's overland train from the Eastern States. Miss S. Pierce, 1 of this city, was a passenger by the overland train that arrived to-day from the East. It is announced that P. J. Ipsen, the Librarian of the Odd Fellows Library in this city, is soon to wed an Oakland lady. Colonel Benjamin, of the U. S. Army, and family, arrived on the overland train from the East yesterday morning. j Captain and Mrs. George J. Ains-worth arrived on the Slate of Caliornin on a short visit to Captain J. C. Ains-wortb, in this city. Congressman H. F. Page expects to leave for Washington to-morrow. Mrs. Page will remain in this city. Their children are attending school in Oakland. Mrs. J. B. Wyman, wife of the proprietor of the Time, is considered out of danger from the severe concussion she received by being thrown from a buggy. ! Hon. Marcus Wiggin, Judge of the Superior Court of Mono county was in Department No. 2 this morning, and the courtesies of the Bench were extended to him. Colonel C. F. Crocker, ex-Governor F. F. Low, Colonel Hammond and Captain Gray returned last Saturday from a visit to the end of the Southern Pacific road in Arizona. ! To-morrow evening the wedding of Fred. 8. Owles, with S. Mosgrove & Co., and Miss Carrie A. Dumas, niece of Frank M. Pixley, i will take place at 2222 Vallejo street, $an Francisco. Dr. Halsey, a pioneer Californian, and one of the best known dentists on the coast, now devotes half of each week to the practice of his profession in this city. He has resided at Vallejo for many years. Ex-State Senator David Mahoney, one of the proprietors of Lake Merced, died in San Francisco last evening of a congestive chill. He came to California in 18ol, and was 72 years of age at the time of his death. T Mrs. William Norris, who left this coast about six weeks ago, during which time she has been visiting in New York City and Boston, will return home the first week in December. Her son, who accompanied her, has been placed in college. j W. F. Berry, agent of the Nevada Bank at Virginia city, and Miss Jessie L. Patten, daughter of W. H. Patten, the well-known mining Superintendent, will be married this evening at 8 o'clock, at the Church of the Advent, on Howard street, San Francisco. Senator Newton Booth left Sacramento at 2:10 p. 1m., yesterday for Washington. He was escorted to the depot by friends, and on arriving there a crowd of several hundred people were in waiting to bid him good-bye. His Sacramento friends claim that he is making and will continue to make an earnest fight for the United States Sen-atorship at the hands of the next Legislature, i Haater's Death. Dr. Foulkea and (Dr. Wheeler state the cause of the death of David O. Hunter, to bare been cerebral congestion, induced by alcoholism, and not heart disease as reported. Dr. Foalkes Jr., also examined Hunter a short time previous to his death and substantiates wis "MKeiMna oi iri vv oeeier ana isr. iouikessr. Latest DispaTnties. An Important Mineral Land Decision. The Cold Way Strikes Eastern Canals. the SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE Fall Synopsis of the Mineral Land Declsfoa. Washington, November 23d. Follow ing was among the business transacted in the Supreme Court tonlay, being a fuller report of the decision already dispatched: No. 637 Ivanhoe Mining Company, plain tiff in error, vs. the Keystone Consolidated Mining Company, in error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the Dis trict of California. The controversy in this case relates to title to a certain tract of mineral land in Amador county, Cali fornia, known as the eastern half ot section 36, upon which is situated the town of Amador. The land in dispute is now and has been for two years in the possession of the KeystoneJConsolidated Mining Company or its grantors, and is led by them under a United States patent. The Ivanhoe Mining Company claims to hold under a title from the State of California, f ounded upon a grant of land by Congress to that State for school purposes on March 3, 185S. AsJthe decision of the case affects the title to other large .tracts of mineral land included In grants made by Conifress to the State of California, counsel of that State and of the United States were allcwed to participate in the argument. The principal question at issue is whether the act .of Congress of March 3, 1853, which granted to the State of California sections 16 and 36, vested the title of such lands absolutely in the State without reference to their mineral or non-mineral character; or whether such lands were exempt from the operation of the School grant, from the very fact that they were mineral lands. This Court, after an elaborate review of the various acts of Congress bearing upon the case, including the Act of March 31, 1853, under which the State and plaintiff in error claim title, expresses the opinion that it waR the general 4am! settled policy of Congress, after the discovery of precious metals in California, to reserve from sale and pre-emption entry and to exempt from the operation of land grant acts, all land known to 1 mineral in its character, -and that there is no reason whatever to suspect that Congress intended to depart from this settled iolicy in the grant to the State of California of the section- now in controversy, It follows, therefore, from the findings of the Court below, on undisputed facts of the castr, that the land here in dispute being mineral land, and well known to be so when the surveys of it were made, did not pass to the State under the second section grant of J853. It is equally clear in the opinion of this Court that the land in controvmsy is exempted from the grant under the provisions of the 7th section of the Act of 1853, for the reason that it was occupied, improved and under cultivation at the time the surveys of it were made. Under such circumstances, the title of the State, in the opinion of this Court does not vest, but the alternative right to other land as indem nity, does. The settlement, building and cultivation, found as facts by the Circuit Court, brings the case within the provisions of the 7th section of the Act of 1853, and necessarily render void the title asserted under the State by the plaintiff in error. The judgment of the lower Court is affirmed with costs. Justice Miller delivered the opinien. Justice Field did not participate. The decision of the case affects many other large tracts of mineral land in California, including most of the mining claims of Bodie. Alaska and the Aleats. Chicago,. November 23d. The Inter-Ocean's suggestion is delicately given out at Washington. It might be well for the Government to get rid of Alaska by leasing it to the Commercial Comany. And it might be as well for the Government not to restore slavery under such a guise. In seal fur isles, that is where it practically has been done, and the miserable Aleuts permitted to sell what they have for sale only to the Commercial Company, and suffered to buy what they want from that company only, and are put in a condition to be as completely robbed of all the fruits of their labors as though they were under the slave driver's lash. A lease of the remainder of Alaskan Territory signifies extension merely of that disgraceful state of affairs. The Contemplated Seaatorlal Con test. The Inter Ocean says: " Should the Democratic programme of keeping out of his seat by a long-winded contest of the successor of General Garfield in the Senate, the Republican can promptly retaliate on on James G. Fair, the bonanza millionaire who lives in San Francisco, and who notoriously procured the election to the Senate from Nevada, by the purchase of the Legislature. Ob jection can properly be made to his being seated, on the ground that his election was procured by bribery. His case is one that would require fully s much debate before its settlement as could that of Garfield's successor, and so the plot to deprive the Republican side of one vote in the Senate, while the interminable debate was continued in the Ohio case, would be balked by exclusion through the same tac tics of, Fair, Democratic Senator. The Board Commissioners yesterday advanced the pay of employees in the various offices of Cook & Co. Average about ten per cent. Immigrants Arriving- ia New York. New York, November 23d. Sixty thousand immigrants arrived at the leading ports of the United States during October, although a late month for arrivals. Despite the Irish famine, followed by Irish land troubles, nearly a thousand more English than Irish immigrants cams in October, and three times as many Germans as Irish. Karly Freexlar Canals. The sodden cold snap has frozen fast the commerce of the canals, and set all produce exchanges in an uproar. t It the cold should continue, and the canals be closed from this time on, it will be the earliest date for the stoppage of navigation in more than thirty years. The Census of Sooth Carolina. The Herald? 1 Washington special says : The President has directed General Walker Superintendent of the Census, to again canvass certain townships in South Carolina, to ascertain if the report of the Supervisor of the Census in that State is correct. Ra warty 's Ttatart, Chicago, November 23d. It is said that Haveriy will interest himself in a San Francisco theater. A Fire. Pittsbdbo, Pa., November 24th. The printing establishment of Hostetter & .Smith Bros., was burned this morning. Loss (40,0001 . Insured. , THE CHINESE TREATY is Alleged Synapsis af the iJoea-meat Irately Concluded With China. Washington, Nov. 22L Great interest has been felt here in the result of the Commission sent to China to negotiate a treaty with that Government. The main and almost, sole object of the Commission was to have the troublesome question tof Chinese immigration settled in some way , satisfactory to the people of the West and of the Pacific Coast. It has been stated that the text of tin treaty has already arrived at Washington. This is not true. The State Department has received enough by telegraph, however, to indicate the nature of the treaty, Its text cannot reach this city under four or five weeks. The text of it will then be transmitted by the Depart-ment, under the seal of secrecy, to the Senate for ratification. Treaties, until ratified by the Senate, are regarded as mere agreements between the personal members of the governments interested, and for this rea son any publication of the exact text of the treaty in advance of official ratification is regarded a a great breach of etiquette. From official advices received at the State Department, the correspondent has been enabled to gain an exact idea of the new treaty. It is understood that this document does not change the status of American citizens in China, nor does it enter into THE COMMERCIAL FEATURES Covered by the Reed treaty of 1858. It is a modification of the Burlingame Treaty, and it is in accordance with Evart's policy restraining further immigration of the Chinese to this country, while at the same time not going to the extreme of sending those back who are already here. The original bill upon the subject of Chinese immigration was vetoed by the President on the 1st of March, 1875. The measure was objected to by him upon the ground that it was in conflict with the Burlingame Treaty, and that the law could not stand. Thin veto led to the appointment of the Commission. The Chinese Legation authorities were in this city at the time of the anti-Chinese agitation in Congress, and the L hinese equally anxious gration from its Government was to restrain emi- shores to this the same time, it country; but, at wanted the Chinese who were already in this country to be fairly treated. It is on account of this desire on the part of the Chinese Government to-keep its people at home thatrthe Commission sent to China has leen able to complete its work so rapidly. It is understood that the treaty-provides that no master of any vessel owned in whole or in part by a citizen of the United States, or any foreign country, shall take on lsiard from any port in the Chinese Empire, or other foreign irts, any number of Chinese passengers, male or female, in excess of the number of fifteen, to bring them within the jurisdiction of the United States. Any master of a vessel who violates this clause of the treaty shall be considered guilty of a misdemeanor, and subject to penalties to be provided for in the way of tine and imprisonment. It further stipulates that THE MASTER QF ANT VESSEL Arriving in the United States from any foreign place shall be required to furnish to the Collector of the district in which he arrives a separate list of all the Chinese passengers onloard his vessel. This list shall be sworn to, and any evasion or mis-misrepresentation under this stipulation shall also be considered a misdemeanor. The fines imposed upon the masters are to le considered liens upon their vessels. The provisions of the present statutes forbidding the im-jortation of coolies and women for immoral purposes are not affected by the treaty. No Consul or consular agent of the United States can yrant a certificate to any vessel leaving China for this country if she has on ltoard more than fifteen Chinese passengers. Of conrse it is explicitly stated that the limitations do not apply to persons officially connected with the Chinese Government, or to persons rescued from shipwreck. This treaty wm undoubtedly be ratified at an early-day by the Senate, and will be a measure to satisfy all but the most extreme of the anti-Chinese element on the Pacific Coast. The treaty itself is a modification of articles 5 and 6 of the Burlingame Treaty. Ever since the first advices concerning the treaty Were received at the State Department, there has been a perfect rain of telegraphic inquiries from the West to obtain some positive information upon the subject. The above disatch covers all information sought by these numerous interrogations. THEY ARE STILL RETICENT. Chicago, November 22d. The Inter-Ocean's Washington special says: It is thought the new Chinese treaty is like the bill vetoed by the President, limiting the arrival of Chinese on each ship to persons engaged in commercial business, not laborers. The officials of the State Department are still reticent. WATER FRONT SUITS. Heveral Demurrers Heard by Judge Crane. Saturday last, by consent of both parties, the suits of the Central Pacific Railroad Company vs. Tha City of Oakland, Nos. 5330 and 5331 were called in Department No. 1, Superior Court, Judge Crane presiding. The city had interposed demurrers. The suits are brought to quiet title to the right of way of the Railroad Company through this city. After extended arguments both demurrers were sustained, and leave was given plaintiffs to amend their complaint within twenty days. The suit of the City of Oakland vs. Oakland Water Front Company, Central Pacific Railroad Company, H. W. Carpentier, Leland Stanford, Samuel Merritt and other defendants was also called. Demurrers had been entered by the city to the separate answer filed by Samuel Merritt; also, to the answer of Huntington, Hopkins, Stanford and Crocker; and of the Oakland Water Front Company in all four demurrers. The demurrer to the answer of Samuel Merritt was withdrawn and continued to some future day; the remaining demurrers were, after argument, overruled by the Conrt. Thus the day's proceedings were concluded by two demurrers being decided in favor of the city of Oakland, and three in favor of the Railroad and Water Front Companies. In Memoriam. To our deepest sorrow we have learned of the death of J. Mora Moss, who has, from its founding, been intimately connected with the University. Fully recognizing, as we do, the loss which society at large has sustained in his decease, it is yet for us, as students of the University, to lament especially the loss to the cause of education. He was among the prominent members of our Board of Regents, and labored ceaselessly for the advancement of our educational and financial interests. Not only as an officer has he shown his interest, but as a private individual be has ever been ready to contribute to our needs, being among those o found our annual scholarship medal, as well as being a generous contributor to our Library, Museum and Art Gallery. We sincerely sympathize with the Board of Regents in their loss of a true friend and and active fellow-worker, and express our feeling of deepest condolence with his family in this their deep bereavement. Max Loswenthal, 81, C. K. Hates, '82, Andrew Thorns. "83, Committee. Haekett Bchaal. The closing exercises of Sackett School takes place this evening at the First Congregational Church Parlors at half past seven o'clock. The programme ia. eludes essays and recitations by the members of tLe graduating class, with vocal and. instrumental . aeloctiona : by Miss Ida Mohrig, Mrs. C J. King and Hago Maasfeldt. Rev. Mr. Sprecher will deliver the address. FOREIGN HEWS. CABLEGRAMS TO THE TRIBUNE The Ex-Premier's Nsw No-rel. London, November 23d. Lord Beacons-field has been engaged four years on his forthcoming novel, "Endylion." Judging from proofs, papers here say it will be equal to "Lothair." Proposed Opera Hease. London, November 23d. There are renewed proposals for the erection of a Grand Opera House on the Thames embankment on the assurance that Mapleson can find money to build it with. Rairene Schuyler. Belgrade, November 23d. Eugene Schuyler is expected here shortly, to enter upon Ms duties as Minister of the United States to Servia. At Dulclffno. Antivari, November 23d. Montenegrins report firirfg in the neighborhood of Dulcigno throughout Sunday. AFRICA. London, November 23d. The acting Governor of Cape Colony says that no effective check is yet made to the outbreak. The Secretary of the anti-slavery society writes that there is little hope that war between Egypt and Abyssinia can be long averted. There is news from undoubted authority that orders have been issued from Cairo to drive back the Abyssinians by force. Two thousand troops at Ker-nan and a battalion have been sent to Saubit. It is stated that 16,000 soldiers left Cairo. A German missionary in Abyssinia states that the King is convinced that Egypt intends to attack him, and has given orders that all Mussulmen must leave the country ore baptized. FRANCE. The French Pacific Sqnadrtfn. Paris, November 23d. Owing to the increasing importance of the French possessions in the South Seas, the naval station of Tahita will henceforth consist of a steam transport, dispatch lxat and sailing vessels. Leon Cognist, the celebrated French painter, is dead; age 8(5. IWUSTACCOUNTr Decision in an Old Railroad Suit. The suit of R. C Cole, et al., vs. H. D. Bacon, et al., which has been hanging in the Courts fer years, came to a decision yesterday in the San Francisco Superior Court, when Judge Sullivan decided in favor of the plaintiff. The action was brought by R. E. Cole and E. P. Flint, and the personal representatives of Robert B. Swain and 'James P. Flint, to recover from the defendant H.B. Bacon, the sum of $67,433 33, being four-twelfths of the sum $202,300, which it is claimed Bacon withheld from the other parties to the action on a sale of certain railway interests which he negotiated as their agent. The property sold was the franchise of a railroad known as the Terminal Central Pacific, extending from Oakland along past Berkeley, to a spot opposite Vallejo. Bacou sold this franchise to Leland Stanford. Judge Sullivan in concluding his opinion said: "What is the measure of defendant Bacon's accountability ? I think the accountability is limited to the amount of his profits, or in other words that he is to be allowed for the $35,000 paid to W. B. Hyde for his services in the transaction. . Deducting S35.000 from $202,300, withheld, leaves to be accounted for $167,300. Four-twelfths of that amount, which I find to be the proportion of the sum due plaintiffs, is $55,766 66, for which sum plaintiffs will have judgment against defendant Bacon, with interest from April 14, 1871. SUPERIOR COURT. Department No, 1, Judge Greene presiding. Proceedings had November 22d: E. Hogan vs. E. W. Woodward et al., ordered set for Monday, November 29tn for argument of motion to retax cost bill. Jesse Healey vs. Geo. W. Frasher, demurrer to complaint taken under advisement. L. Sawyer vs. Montgomery Queen e al. , motion to set aside order made November 1 1, 1880, taken under advisement. November 23d: Ah Sam vs. Russell Case, cause stricken from jury docket, not to be reset for trial without special order of this Court. The Central Laud Company vs. Arthur Connelly, decree of foreclosure ordered entered in favor of plaintiff. Geo. W. Durkee vs. The Central Pacific Railroad Company, continued until January 19, 1881. Emily Preston et al. vs. C. H. Fish et al., default of defendant entered and decree of foreclosure rendered in favor of the plaintiffs for $6,240, and $300 attorney's fees. Department No. 2, Judge Greene presiding. Proceedings had November 22d: The People vs. James Wilson, continued for sentence to November 23d, at 8J a. m. The People vs. Ah Sing, motion for new trial made and continued for further hearing 'till November 23d, at 8:30 A. m. The People vs. Abalino Rochine and Ba-sitis Soto, sentence of Soto continued 'till November 29th, at 8;30 a. m. Wi N. McConnel vs. J. W. Ballard, hearing on motion to dismiss the appeal herein continued 'till November 29th, at 9 A. M. Application of San Leandro Lodge - No. 231, I. O. O. F., to mortgage real estate, granted. The People vs. Charles Mc-Dermott, information for robbery, defendant tried and acquitted. Application of Lois Ekman to become a sole trader, continued till November 29th, at 9 A. M. The People vs. W. E. Hilton, information for libel; the prosecuting witness announcing that he bad received entire satisfaction for the injury received, said information is dismissed, and defendant's bondsmen exonerated. Proceedings November 23d: The People vs. James Wilson, defendant sentenced to County Jail for nine months. The People vs. Ah Sing, sentence continued till November 2t)th at 8:30 a. m. Wells vs. toe key, a stay of ten days ordered. The People vs. John Bird, indictment for assault with a deadly weapon, occupied the attention of the Conrt and a jury to-day. Probate proceedings November 22d, Hon W. E. Greene presiding: Estate of "Adrien Genson, settlement of final account and petition for distribution continued till November 24th, at 10 A. M. Estate of Martin Burke, statement of real estate confirmed. Estate of Margaret Watson, ordered that letters of administration issue to Watson upon filing a bond in the sum of $186.10. Estates of Jacob C. Burg-hard t, Jose V. Valladao, Thomas Mc-Kinstry, continued for one week. Estate of Elise P. Stone, continued for two weeks. Estate of Abram C. Brown, will admitted to probate and ordered that letters testamentary be issued to Stephen G. Nye and W. B. Hardy without bonds. Estate of Elizabeth F. Burr, final discharge granted. Faawal mt Mr. Mm. m The last sad rites over the remains of Joseph Mora Moss were performed this morning at his late residence. The solemn services of the Episcopal Church were performed by Rev. Dr. Akerly, Rector of St. John's. Although the funeral was verv quiet a large number of friends Attended. The Board of Regents of the Stat University attended in a body. Tba remains were taken to Lone Mountain Cemetery for interment. The I flags in tha city wet half masted on of 'respect to the memory of th deceased. Mimxo BTOC& Rjgpo&T. 'Faascuoo, November iSt 1880. Th following atiea vers mads st tns Sen Francisco 8tok ana Exchang Board. , Mournre salbs emclar isMiox. SO Alpha. 2 60 160 H N...S258 3725 AH. ...... 5 25 4725. Justice. .1 601 50 lOOJnlia 25e 870 Lady Wash. ...25c 170 Mexican 6J3i 800 N Y 25c 425 Ophir 5405 300 Overman. .. 80 75e 60 Occid 1 10 100 Savage 1 80 290 8 Nev 7J7 25 800 S Hill 3&30e 120 Scorpionl l(kl 15 140 Utah 5 50 360 U Con. 10i 400 Y Jackets 003 05 zov Anaes tuxgaoc S15 Belcher. 95cl 00 SO Best A Belcher.. 8i 300 Bullion..! 301 36 1940 Benton. .1 101 061 340 California i8x iv vnonar. i 55 10 Con V 8 30 600 Con Imp.. ..15010c 100 C Point 1 10 24f0 Con D -S6S0c SO Cale 25c 200 Excheq 1 20 470 O tt C..3 b0t3 50 TBSTBRDAT AFTSIUTOOM SSS8IOS SEOULA SALBS. 200 Albion -.60c 300 Arsenta. 25c 450 Atlas, 50055c 200 BHswlc . ..v 150 Bechtel 1 00 200 BelviUere 35c IPO Bodie C. .5i"4 90 100 Mt Diablo ....4 60 370 Mouo...l 151 25 100 N B Isle 35c 90 N'dsy. ..1 20(31 00 40 N Noonday.. .1 00 5 N Belle 9 R50 NT1o 1 60 00 (jolum . .2i 600 Oro 6065c 200 Con Pac 75c 1000 Day 25c 100 Enreka C 18 360 Gr Prize 1 65(1 75 400 Q'shaw S075c 75 Jupiter. 20c 200 8 King 9r"4 1260 Tuscorora 15c 60 Tip Top 2 60 70 Tioga 60c 690 Wales; Co2 002 25 A Thmnksff Ivlnfr Dinner. Parties wishing a New England Dinner on Thanksgiving Day will call at the CLARENDON HOUSE, corner Seventh and Washington streets, (up stairs,) from 3 to 6 F. M. Bill of fare will include Terrapin Stew, (by Clayton,) (Turkey, Chicken, Mince and Pumpkin Pies, and etceteras of a first-class dinner. Dinner Fifty Cents. A Coagh, Cold or Nor Threat should be stopped. Netrlect frequently results in an Incurable Itnng Disease or Consumption. BROWN'S BRONCHIAL, TROCHES are certain to ft-ive relief in Asthma, Bronchitis, Coughs, Catarrh, Consumptive and Throat Diseases. For thirty years the Troches have been recommended by physicians, and always give perfect satisfaction. .They are not new or untried, but having been tested by wide and constan. use for nearly an entire generation, they have attained weli-mentea rank among the few staple remedies of the age. Public Speakers and Singers use them to clear and strengthen the Voice. . Sold at 25 cts. a box everywhere. Grand Turkey Kakklx every evening, at the GOLDEN GATE HALL, Eighth street, between Broadway and Washington. Get a G.od Fat Thanksgiving Turkey. Free Turkey Lunch Thanksgiving Day. WILLIAM PERU, Proprietor. Try London Fog Drops, for coughs and colds, at BACON'S PALACE OF SWEETS. The Star Auction House of RYAN & MELLER has removed from 468 Twelfth street to 1114 Broadway, between Twelfth and Thirteenth. Flax-seed Drops will cure your cough. Sold at BACON'S SWEETS. PALACE OF New To-Day. LOUIS P. BERGER, Pioneer Jeweller ! AND WATCHMAKER, A very fine and complete assortment of WATCHES AND JEWELER Y Of the latest design, AND SOLD AT THE LOWEST FIGURE. Ladies are kindly requested to call and see before purchasing elsewhere. No trouble to show goods. Rep:iirlnf; of Watches TT Specially Attended to. fifnd Jewel Ij. P. BERGER, Broadway, Hear 10th, Oakland OGT Good Thanksgiving Dinner ! GO TO JOZffZIS 4as BXJT37Z OF THE Contra Costa Produce Company. 369 12th St. and get your TURKEY, DCCK9, GEESE, CHICKENS, CAPE COD CRANBERRIES, CONTRA COSTA APPLES, CHOICEBUTTER, & EGOS, ALL KINDS OF VEGETABLES, ALL KINDS OF CANNED GOODS, A NO. 1 POTATOES, ALL KINDS OF NUTS, AND TROPICAL FHUITS. Which we guarantee first-class, and deliver free of charge to any part of the city. CONTRA COSTA PRODUCE CO. WANTED! By A. Campbell, at Lusk'g Factory, Temescal, a Span of Work Horses, weighing 1600 to 1800 lbs. each, and about 6 years old. Probate Notice. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE of California, in and for the County of Alameda Dertnient No. 2. Notice is hereby tfiven that the estate of Hermann Kohlmoos, deceased, is ready for distribution; that Hermann Meeae, administrator f the estate of Herman Koblmoos, deceased, hu filed in this Court, for a final settlement, his first and final account as such administrator, together with his petition for the final distribution of said estate, and that the hearing of the tame has been fixed by said Court for Wednesday, the Sth day of December, A. D. 1880. at half past eight o'cltH.-k A. M. of said day, at the Court Room of Department No. 2, thereof, at the Court House, in the City of Oakland, and (VmntT of Alameda, and all persons inter- ested in said estate are notined tnen ana mere to appear and show cause, if any they hT, why the said account should not be settl and allow ed, and why distribution of said estate snoura not thereupon be immediately made to the persons entitled thereto, without further notice or proceedings. Oakland, November 23d, A. D. 1880. ANDREW RYDER. Clerk. By L. E. Yaih, . Deootv Clerk. George a Loughborough, attorneya for administrator. ' Notice to Creditors, KttaU ABRAHAM C. BROWN, df.ctamed, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE undersigned, executors of the last will and testament of Abraham C. Brown, deceased, to the creditors of and all peraort hring' claims against the Mid deceased, to exhibit them with the neceesary Touchers within tn months after the first publication of this notice, to the aud executors, at the offlce of Nye a Richardson, their place of business, No. 460 Eighth street Oakland, CaL W. R HARDY, 8TEPH. G. NYE, Executors of the last will and testament of A. C Brown, deceased. - Dated at Oakland. November , 1880. Hew KIRKLAND & Chemists and Beg to announce to their friends and the public that they hare just porch seed the old established and well known Drug Store of the late E. P. Sanford; on the corner of 10th and Broadway, and hope, by strict attention to business and fair dealing, to merit a continuance of the eat. ronage extended to their predecessor. D. W. KIRKLAND, ' H. O. 1 KO WBRtDGE, (Late with H. Bowmaa.) In reference to the above, I would inform the public and the many patrons of my late husbaad. that I have disposed of the business to Messrs. Kirkland and Trowbridge, and solicit for them ft eea tinuance of the patronage so liberally given to him. MRS. E. P. SANFORD. Tie California Fnrnitnre Haniiiac'g Co. 220, 222, 224 and 226 BUSH STREET, San Francisco, RECEIVED THE GOLD MEDAL AT THE LATE MECHANICS' FAlS AK3 Foot Other FIRST PREMIUMS FOR' the BEST& LATEST We have the only Large and Complete Stock of Furniture, Curtains and Lambrequins, which we are selling at the Lowest Prices. CALIFORNIA FURNITURE IA1FACURING COT 220, 222, 224 and 226 Bush Street, San Francisco. - ' Has the FINEST oo C3 CO S CO 2 oo t ca CtS -C2 BEST BUTTER & EGGS IN CALIFORNIA ! 464 Eleventh Street. Oakland. The people of Oakland Are respectfully informed that I have the largest and Finest stock of Gentlemen's and Children's Boots, Shoes and Gaiters ever offered in this city. My Reputation for First-class Custom "Worlc we known an 1 fully maintained, while in price I will not be undersold. The finest and best imported stock and goods in large quantity and variety. New To-day. STATRICK'S FAIR STANFORD HALL! WEST OAKLAND, Ten Fancy Tables, Band and Piano Music, Grab Box and Adjoining Table, Candies and Soda Water, Shooting Gallery, Refreshments, ETC., ETC Amusements at this popular resort every evening Admission 26 cents. Teutonia Hall ! 416 & 418 8th Street. Between Broadway and Franklin streets. BOCA BIER ON DRAGHUT 5c. PER GLASS THE ONLY PLACE IN OAKLAND WHIRS THK Genuine Boca Lager Beer la sold fresh from the refrigerator, also Schlitz's Milwaukee And other Eastern Beer, JAPANESE BAZAR, ! PREPARED FOR THE HOLIDAYS. A larve assortment of holiday presents consisting of fancy and useful artiles, nave just been received and will be sold at the cheapest rates io town at 1166 Broadway, bet. 13th and 14th Streets. RUSSELL H. COOL, DENTIST,' fliin ia (OF DR. G. W. COOL & SON, NO. 2 Smjjy Keamv street, S. F., has opened denta parlors at Dielz Opera House, Cor. Twelfth and Webster Streets. TESTIMONIAL BENEFIT ! oo:isro:E!:Rr WILL BE OIVEN BY THE LADIES OF THE ROSSINI CLUB TO 3. W. TiTl A.OJBC AT CASXROfr TTATX, Tuesday, NoTember 30, 1880 NOTICE 18 HEREBY OIVEN THAT THE undersigned will not be responsible for any debts coBSractod by aay wife Bridget Ansejani, as I will not pay the same, nor any debt except ach ujn contracted by myself personally or by writtea!rder, and all Dersoos are hereby forbid-en to I uxt said Bridget Auseimi on my account. Oak fjld, November 15, 1880. JOSEPH AC8ELM1, W- -- Dairyanea. OAKLAND HC&'.EQPATHIC HOSPITAL . AND DISPENSARY ASSOCIATION. . ANNUAL MEETING. The Bfe sad annual members sad nil Interested are requested to meet at the 1st txiinrre-Chareh Parlors, at t P. at. THURSDAY, rational DEC Sd Sd, MeU (MRS. a L TAGGART, Secretary. To - day. TR0WBR Apothecaries, STYLES of FURNITURE GROCERIES and the j -- dlPl1 a p 22 EBMOTT J. LEMOGES, MANUFACTURER IN- AND DEAXiES First Quality Boots and Shoes, HAS REMOVED TO 468 8th st., bet- Broadway A 'Waak'tem New To-Day. DIETZ Tnasday OPERA HOUSE. Jftrr: S3 by the request of a large number or OAKLAND'S DISTINGUISHED CITIZKNB The Talented Elocutionist will repeat her Readings and Recitations IN COSTUME on Tuesday Evo'g, Nov. 23, PRICE OF ADMISSION, FIFTY CENTS. Reserved seats 75 cents. iur B&ie u y n.onierj sc i Tines. aMney Strickland, W. B. Hardy; Ketocy ft Flint, and at . ...wl 1 1 L- . . FR.1 . T. . . . . Sanford's Druir Store, Tickets Reserved at KelJ sey & Flint's. GERMAN! A HALL Wednesday -Kerr. 24 THE FIRST GRAND CONCERT and BALL GIVEN BY THE DIRECTOR E. RIEHL. -PROGRAMME. PAST I. 1. Overture Flotte Bnrsehe Prof, llayn's Orchestra. .Sappe 2. Gipsy Life Schumann Mixed Voices. 3. Solo for French Horn Schubert Prof. E. Schlott 4. Roeslein .-. .Fischer For Male Voices. PAST 2 I 1. Child's Symphonie .. .. Ronrgef g Executed by the ladies of the Society aader the direction of Mr. A. Cramer. 0. a Fruehlinps Ahunng, b Fare- ) . well to the Forest ( Hendelsson Mixed voices. 7. Nocturne Far French Horn Lores Prof. E. Schlott. 8. Spielmans Lied.. . ...Better Male Voices. The piano used is a Sohmer cabinet irrand from the ware rooms of Bruenn's music store His Washington st. REV. Is. HAIHXT017 WILL LECTl-RS BEFOM TBS Philosophical Society This Tuesday Evaming IN THE PARLORS OF Til INDEPENDENT CHURCH ! 0!t THE Necessity of Creating; a IlaeiprtMal Peeling of Interest Pstweem Thinkers and tha Mas, Woman A Children of the Present Time. The Public are Invited to be present sad Join in the free criticisms of the lecturer. 1 L. KREISS, jrf Formerly of 963 Washington street, weald in form his patrons that he can be found at the - Furniture & Carpet EstahHnhmmit CEtAS. X. TAYLOU, Where he will attend to the UPHOLSTERY and DRAPERY Department. '-' - Dissolution of Partner&tiip, fTTHE COPARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE KX I farting between O. BL Brown and Fells P. VioHch, under the Brm name of Brova Violk. doinr a dothinr businew In this city, has tb'S day been dissolved by mutual eonsent. ; O. H. Brown is alone antborised to collect all outstanding' aocouQta. and wHI pav all the habilltks of the Ut firm of Brows a Violica. Oakland, November 22, . , O. H. BR0WW. rzux v. vioiics. J ,.. r ...

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