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Oakland Tribunei
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Dear Sir: An organization has been per- and do all in their power to advance the the cause and manner of the death of Kate under the title of "The Board of interests of this city. The primary meet- Ludwiz, who was run over by the broadTrade of the view City of Oakland," with the ing will be to ascertain, in a geaeral gauge local train at the Webster-street object in of furthering the growth, what may be expected, this laying basis development and prosperity of this city in for future action when the details may be crossing one week ago this evening. The every and legitimate distribution, way- such the com- considered. These matters may all testimony at the inquest and the verdict piling extensively and more satisfactorily settled while Measre. are here given practically in fall.

of information calling Huntington, Stanford and Crocker are in attention to the advantages we can offer as the State than at any other time. The Andrew Ludwig, a Vallejo lumber a place of residence, and for manufactur- communication that had been ordered sent merchant, recognized deceased as his sister, ing and coinsuercial enterprises, the secur- to the railruads by the Board would pave Kate Ludwig, aged 25, native of Gering of additional railriad faciltier, the the way for the work of the committee. many and unmarried. Witness knew development of harbor and water front, Mr. Davies said that two or three sub- nothing about the accident.

the protection and advancement of inter- jects would bave to be broached by the RUSSELL H. COOL, ests of the business of the community, etc. committee. The matter of excursions The well known dentist, testified: I know In furtherance of these ends, we need direct to Oakland was one important feathe deceased. Have known her couple of and colicit hearty co-operation and ture.

Another very important matter support of the entire community, asking would be direct communication between months. She came to my office for proeach citizen to become member, thus Oakland and Alameda, and Oakland and fessional services. She was at my office giving us the benefit of his personal influ- Berkeley, so that the residents of those last Wednesday. She left about ten minence end judgment in council, and pecu- places will come to Oakland to transact utes to 6 P. M.

She was in a hurry to get niary assistance by the payment of their business, instead of crossing the bay home and started down Webster street to small monthly due to meet the necessary to San As fact, it is now Fifth. This was the last I saw of her beincidental expenses. easier for the people of Alameda fore the accident. She was in a perfectly Membership roll can be found at our and Berkeley to reach, San Fran- normal condition when she left the office. temporary office and headquarters, at Mr.

cisco than to reach Oakland. She had taken no anesthetics whatever. Davies' office, Tenth street, or time our next As Mr. Davies underetood the intentions She had no teeth extracted that day. She at where held to be the and place of the Central Pacific it was propored to had been visiting the office every day for public meeting, notice of given in daily papers.

expend large sums of money shortly in in- over week. You are cordially V. invited to attend. proving the water front of this city, underD. MOODY, President.

standing that such improvement will be of GEO. HERRIOTT, J. M. Davies, Secretary. immease advantage to their interest.

A The engineer of the train, testified: Am CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES. meeting looking to these improvements engineer on engine No, 231, S. P. R. R.

A meeting of the Board was held last had already been held, and on Monday, On the 5:30 trip from San Francisco, last evening in the City Council chambers, Mr. the Huntington ground and and Mr. discussing Towne the wire feasi- sur- Wednesday afternoon, and when we had and in the absence of the President, Vice: bility veying of erecting grain elevators and ware- got about a car length from Webster street, President Sessions called the meeting to houses contiguous to the termians of the I She saw deceased looking, standing south. on The the west-bound crossing. was that order.

the It was Directors announced had selected by Mr. Sessions road. train passed me, and the deceased made a the follow- RAILROAD IMPROVEMENT. ing as Chairmen of the varions commit- Mr. Woodward wanted to know whether applied toward air the and track.

reversed I whistled and tees: action would betaken regards the Deceased the walked and the stepped engine. Manufacturing Interesta, M. J. Keller; of Telegraph by the to the track. The engine struck her.

I any as right on on Harbor and Water Front, E. W. Playter; occupation avenue ran about 200 feet and stopped, went back Railroad Intereste, A. C. Henry; Licenses South Pacific Coast road.

and found that deceased had been run and Property Legislation, and K. C. Sessions; V. Public D. Mr.

Sessions replied that it was desir- over. I was running between seven and Moody; Fire and Water able to avoid all antazonisms possible, As eight miles an hour, and was about 30 feet Improvements, Cabill; Mercantile Interests, Sol. for he was willing to encourage all from deceased when I whistled. She did James himself, Educational Kaho; legitimate enterprises of this character, bat not appear to hear the whistle, and acted Interests, George L. Fish; it was not politic for this organization to strange.

I- was not over 15 or 20 Statiatics of Information and Advertising, become partisans betweeo railroads or. feet very from her when she stepped on the The A. Leach; following Arbitration, committees V. D. also Moody.

between the railroads And property track. I applied the air first. Broadway F. canvass were sp- owners. It was the object of the is considered the stopping point for the Broadway and Washington membership: street- Beard of Trade, in general way, Webster street crossing, pointed to for going east, to forward all legitimate enterprises.

He Massra. Keller and Kahn. thought that a grest deal could be secum- WM. Y. FLEMMING, Bankers, capitalists and manufacturers plished.

by pursuing this policy. Of A florist, testified: I was going down Messrs. Moody and Sessions. course, the railroad companies would de- Webster street to catch the 6 o'clock train East Oakland Al meda -sire first to be abstred that my proposal San Francisco last Wednesday afterFish and Cahill. that might be made to thein would be to to West of Washington street- Messre.

their interesta, but they. hare the sums noon. Teaw that could not get it withPlayter and Henry. feelings and prejudices as other men, and out jumping on, so I stopped on the northBrief reports were received from several it was possible to consult with them fairly east corner of Seventh and Webster streets. of the canvassing committees and an aesur- and The details could I saw deceased standing about 8 or 10 feet ance given that there should be no abate- be arranged hereafter.

from the carb on the sidewalk crossing ment of the efforts to make this movement Mr. Prather said itsvas fir the Seventh street on the northeast corner of general throughout the commanity. citizens of Oakland show nee-sary the railroad Webster street. The train for San Franto Mr. Sessions said that the objects of the companies they could do for them cisco was passing at this time.

After the organization seemed to be misunderstood and how what railroad would be sub. last car had passed she started to cross by some of the citizens of Oakland, who served. The railroad compinies were not Seventh- street. The engine of the eastthought that it was simply to forward the going to hunt for Oakland sinterests. bound train was about fifteen or twenty interests of businers men, whereas the true Mr.

Sessions laid that ifthe feet from deceased when it whistled. She object was to forward the general interests of Oakland can be doubld in the population next had one foot across the rail, and when the of the community. It was one of the ten years the railroads wil be benefitted whistle blew she hesitated and the engine prime objects that attention should be at- largely in increased ferry travel alone. He struck her. It was a sharp whistle, like tracted to Oakland from people seeking bai found that when lu-iness a danger signal.

I think the train was a matter homes or manufacturers looking for eligi- was presentel to the railr- ad ronning at the regular rate. The engine ble locations for their enterprises. He in about at the west crossing of Webster thought that the community was ripe for companies Every a family business that way, setles in they took Oakland it was street when deceased first stepped on the this movement and that if it were perse- and every enterprise track. She went right on in a natural up. vered in, it would receive ample encour- cated here, is a direct benefit to the rail- walk.

When she started to go across. the manufacturing loagement. road, and they understand this fact even baggage car on the west-bound train was THE RAILROADS. sooner than the themselves. Mr.

just the semaphore. I did not It has been suggested, continued Mr. Sessions did not wish to be understood hear the bell. She was standing about people as Sessions, that it would be judicious to call advocating a policy granting everything to half-way 20 between the track. curb I and track- about the railroad companies, but they could about feet from the was upon the managers of the railroad compa- draw the line where mutual benefit would 10 feet from her when the whistle blew.

nies and obtain their views regarding the result without conceding It seemed just about a flash from the time too much. Gor. improvement of Oakland, and to ascertain ernor Stanford is in the Senate, and Mr. the whistle blew until she WA8 struck. how far we may expect them to go in as- Huntington is in New York, and She got one foot over the south rail when sisting us to that end.

The present is the men are taking hold of the company's younger the whistle blew. make this call, as Messra. terprises on this side of the continent. en- THE CONDUCTOR'S STORY. proper time to and Huntington are all Perhaps this fact may prove advantazeous E.

Miner, the conductor of the train Stanford, Crocker here. Mr. Sessions had reason to believe to Oakland in the near future. that these gentlemen would give this mat Several new membens signed the roll, which ran over the deceased, testified that ter carefal consideration if it was brought and the Board adjourned until next Tues- after pulling out of Broadway and going properly before them. Any improvement day evening.

about a block and a-half he heard the to (Oakland must prove beneficial to the whistle blow and felt the train slack. tallrond companie for their assistance and operation. For his own part he did what they had to deal with. The railroad companies, he said, would not respond unless it was shown that it was to their interest. Mr.

Sessions said that it would be the duty of the Railroad Committee to ascertain how the railroad companies were inclined regards the improvement of Oakland. They were to be consulted in a general way regarding the establishment of mannfactures along the water front. In the present condition of the estuary there Was thirty feet of water at Webster street bridge at high tide and fifteen feet at low tide. In the course of time, with the im. provements ordered by the National Government, Oakland would have very re.

spectable harbor. When the Citizens' Committee about year AgO waited upon the railroad of managers they offered material advantages and in every way showed Oakland, a disport- fairly tion to meet the people of WALKER VS. GREEN. Another Suit for Malpractice Against a Surgeon Dismissed. Sometime in the spring 1885 Dr.

Thomas Green brought euit against George Walker for the recovery of 850 for professional services in treating his daughter Catherine Francas Walker for an injury to her shoulder, received in falling dowa flight of stairs. The suit was brought because the bill was about to outlaw. Immediately after the bringing of this suit, Walker, as the guardian of Catherine Frances Walker, brought snit against Dr. Green for $20,000 damages for alleged malpractice in his treatment. Dr.

Green obtained judgment in his suit for vervices in the lower Court, but an appeal was taken by the defendant to the Supreme Court, where the action was again tried before Judge Gibson and a jury. Daring the trial of this case, which occupied three days, some of the most prominent physicians and surgeons in the State, including Dr. E. H. Woolsely, Dr.

Brown, Dr. Crowley and Dr. Lane, were witnesses. The shoulder of the child was exposed and examined by the surgeons in open cont before the jury, and the unanimous opinion WAS given by the surgeons that the injury bad not only not been improperly treated by Dr. Green, but, on the contrary, had been treated with the highest degree of skill and with the best possible results, considering the nature of the injury.

Dr. Green, of course, obtained a verdict from the jury for his services. This settled the question of malpractice, and to-day the suit against Dr. Green for $20,000 damages was withdrawn. abandoned and dismissed by plaintiff, The result of this litigation is not only a complete vindication and triumph for Dr.

Green. but it is also tribute to his skill as a physician and surgeon. This case is only an example of many that are brought into the Courts for the annoyance of physicians and FOrgeons of the highest skill and standing. The result is, of course, always the same and it would seem as though some law might be framed whereby irresponsible or vindictive people may be prosecuted for using the Courts to subeerve their mercenary purposes, POLICE COURT. The following is to day's Police Court record: Eugene Murphy, violating ordinance; pleaded guilty; fined 81 or half a day.

Frank Manuel, runaway; no complaint. Carrie Purnell and Alf. Harris, drunk; each forfeited $6 bail. Sammons Parnell, drunk; pleaded guilty, fined $6 or 3 days. Eugene Meyers, petit larceny; fined $30 or 30 days.

L. Rosenberg, drunk; pleaded not guilty, case set for October 5th. m. P. Brennen, twe char-se of felony: examined and held to answ.E, with bail fixed at $1,000 Js Lynch, robbery; on evamination: Th Kennedy, assault with a deadly wee, on examination.

The Peer of the Best. Alameda Encinal, September 29th. THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE, with its ten columns to the page, is now the peer of the best metropolitan papers of the land. By the way, our respected contemporary has recently added a jokist to its editorial staff, believing in the motto, we presume, that "variety is the spice of life." The Unitarians. On next Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, Rev.

Charles W. Wendte, Rev. Horatio Stebbine, Horace Davis and Charles A. Murdock will address a meeting of Unitariaos and others of the so-called liberal faitha at Odd Fellows' Hall, corner of Eleventh and Franklin streeta, Thereafter regular Sunday morning services will be held at the hall, the Rev. Mr.

Wendte acting as pastor. Mr. Wendte has in recent years filled the pulpit of the Channing Memorial- Church, Newport, R. and formerly was engaged in active ministry at. Chicago and Cincinnati.

His efforts to establish an Unitarian Society in this city are meeting with much encouragement. Eastern Visitors. This morning special car 99 of the OLio and Mississippi Railroad arrived on the Central Pacific overland. Thecar brought Mra. C.

M. Stanton, wife of Assistant Superintendent Stanton of the Ohio and Mississippi, road, and H. K. Webber and wife. The party will remain on this coast for a couple of weeks and will then return over the Atlantic and Pacific road.

i KITE LUDWIG'S DEATH. The Coroner's Jury Censures the City Council For Not Compelling Railroad Companies to Station Flagmen Wherever the Roads Cross Streets. The proposition several times agitated in the City Council to compel all steam railroad companies to station flagmen at all places where the tracks cross the streets of the city will probably receive fresh impetus because of the verdict of the Corover's jury which last night investigated raw deesased lying the side of the track. I got off the train and found that she bad been run over. She was lying under the fourth car.

There were ten ears on the train, and it was running seven or eight miles an hour. Such a train going at such a speed would require four or five car lengths in which to be brought to a etandstil. AN EYE WITNESS. James M. Newhard, doing business at the northwest corner of Seventh and Webster streets, and residing over his store, testified: I was sitting in front of my place on Wednesday, the 22d when I noticed the deceased making the crossing on the opposite tide of Webster street.

She was going south. She was looking at the local train, which was just passing at that time, going toward the mole. She halted on the track on the north side of Seventh street and waited for the train to paw. I think the train bad entirely passed Webster street when the eastbound local came up. The engine had just paesed the crossing of Webster street when the whistle was blown.

De. ceased was still on the track, and when the whistle blew she. turned and looked toward the engine. She appeared to be muddled and dazed, and the engine struck ber and threw her out to the side of the track. The train went about the length of the engine and three or four cars past deceased and then stopped.

I ran over and saw deceased was run over. WHAT THE FLAGMAN SAW. 2 R. Greeley, the flagman employed by the South Pacific Coast. Company, and stationed at the crossing at Seventh and Webeter streeta, testified: That after the Narrow-gauge train bad passed he noticed deceased standing on the crosswalk on the east wide of Webster street.

waiting for the train coming from Brooklyn to paes. The engine and perhaps one car bad passed when she first stopped. At this time I noticed that the engine of the up train had passed Franklin street about 100 feet. The deceased remained standing there until the west- bound train had She was about four or five feet from the north track. As econ as the train had passed she started to crows.

When she had got about the center of the north track, she was struck by the eastbound train. I beard the whistle blow, It blew about the time deceased was in the center of the track. When the whistle blew deceased gave a start and seemed to hesitate a little, and the engine struck her. I think she was near enough to the outer rail that if she had taken another step she would have been clear of the train. The train was ronning about 12 miles an hour.

When there was only one train I have seen them pass at the rate of 20 miles an hour. This is my judgment. I think the bell was ringing. I think it was about a second from the time the whistle blew until the train struck deceased. The eastbound train did not stop after leaving Broadway notil the accident occurred.

ZENAS C. LEACH Was sitting on the northwest corner of Seventh and Webster streets when deceased came down to the track and stood there waiting for the west-bound train to pass. Then she started to cross the track and had not 20 more than two-thirds of the way acrose before the train going up to Brooklyn came up to where she was, and then the locomotive obstructed my view. The whistle blew, which seemed to confuse her and she halted and partly turned round. Had she made one or two more steps she would have been clear of the train.

The train was running from twelve to fifteen miles per hour. from The engine was about 15 or 20 the feet track. Thece her when she first stepped on vas no bell ringing, or if there was I did not hear it. The hind end of the train had passed Webster street when the engine of the east-bound train had come to that street. The baggage car of the the east-bound west-bound train train and passed the each engine other of at the west crossing of Webster street.

W. D. BRUCE, The fireman on the train, testified: The east-bound and west-bound trains met just west of Webster street. I was firing on the engine of the east-bound train. The deceased was standing just north of the north track which we were on.

She was looking toward the south. Just as the last car on the west-bound train passed deceased she started across the north track. We were about 25 from where she was at this time. Just as soon as she started for our track the engineer applied the sir brakes and whistled. I yelled at the top of my lungs.

The engine struck her and we ran about three car lengths. The engineer reversed the engine immediately after sp- I OF TRADE. The Benefits of Railroad Aid Discussed. Important Improvements Contemplated by the Central Pacific -Duties of the Railroad Committee. The following circular has been distribated throughout the city to the end that the people generally may obtain a knowledge of the objects for which the Board of Trade has been organisad: OFFICE OF BOARD OF TRADE, OAKLAND, September 22, 1886.

railroads, and the railroad people being business men, would be quick to see that fact. He had prepared a commanication to the railroad companies setting forth briefly what was desired. Mr. Sessions then read the following: OAKLAND, September 28, 1886. To the Management of the Central Pacific and South Pacific Coast Railroads--GENTLEMEN: An organization is now being perfected under the title of "The Board of Trade of the City of Oakland," with the object in view of giving publicity, systematically and extensively, to the advantages this city and vicinity can offer for purposes of residence, manufacturing and commercial enterprises, as well as the advancement and protection of the business and other material interests of the community in all legitimate ways.

Recognizing the important bearing that the development of railroad interests and facilities have in that direction we herewith wish to exprass to you our desire to recognize and forward all legitimate requirements in this direction, and also to solicit your co-operation and support in such ways as may hereafter be deemed desirable and in keeping with our mutual interests. A special committee has been appointed, charged with the conaideration of this matter, who will wait upon you at such time as may suit your convenience. Mayor Playter thought the suggestion wise one and recommended that the communication be sent to the railroad companies, and a motion to that effect was carried. PERTINENT INQUIRIES. J.

Meredith Davies, Secretary of the organization, stated that the movement they were now forwarding was in accordance with the sentiments of some of the gentlemen connected with the railroads and he was certain they would be pleased to meet representative men from the Board of Trade for consultation. J. L. Lyon said that one object to be obtained through this proposed consultation with the Ventral Pacific Railroad Company would be to secure low rates of fare for people intending to visit Oakland. Los Angeles bad scared this privilege and the effect had been to greatly increase the prosperity and material interrests of that city.

The Board ought to be able to secure at least one or two excarsions to this city during the winter. M. H. Bernbeim stated that new charter was being framed and thought that some action might be taken in that direction which would forward the interests of the community. Mr.

Sessions replied that Oakland would have to co-operate with Los Angeles, and the committee, he thought, intended to present the result of their labors in this regard very shortly. Mayor Playter said that the committee appointed for this purpose had been holding meetings every Thursday all evening, and had gone over nearly the ground. They had carefully considered the charter as prepared for cities of the second class, and the result is being prepared by a member of the committee for presentation to the Board. Mr. Bernheim said that he had seen section of the charter referring to the Board of Health in which it was provided that four regular physicians should be pointed.

He wanted to know if the word regular" had any particular significance, and whether it referred to old school physicians as opposed, to new school physicians. Mayor Playter replied that the Board did not belong to any school, and that the Board of Health of the City of Oakland under the new charter would- be composed of competent physicians, no matter what school they come from. Mr. Taylor said that the Railroad Committee had an important matter in hand in their proposed consultation with the railroads as regards the water front. It might be well for the committee to make special inquiry as to the terms on which portions of this property might be obtained whenever necessary.

Mr. Sessions stated that the importance of this matter was fully understood, and la view of this contingency Committee the had Chairman been of the Water Front added to the Railroad Committee. Water front facilities had been found important to the interests of Oakland in the past, and it was certain that they would prove just so important in the future. He did not think, however, that they would find any difficulty in that direction. Mayer Plater said that as Chairman of the Committee on Harbor Improvements and Water Front he would be pleased to receive all the information and suggestions posaible from every source.

WHAT SHALL THEY OPPER? Mr. Prather, a member of the Railroad Committee, desired to be instructed to the quid pro quo to be offered to the plying the We were going about 7 or 8 miles an hour not more than 8. We bad 10 care, and they were well loaded. The tracks were wet and the engine slipped badly at Broadway, The bell was ringing. It riogs by, steam.

We stopped the bell while standing at Broadway and started it again before we pulled out. I think we were about two car lengths from deceased when I fret saw her. I think the engineer saw her at this time also. We were not further than 15 feet from deceased when the whistle was blown. W.

Vanderwater, who saw the accident from a distance, also testified, but his evidence was not material. HER PHYSICIAN'S STATEMENT. Dr. E. H.

Woolsey testified that he attended the deceased at the Receiving Hespital shertly after the accident. She was suffering from severe shock, but was partially conscious. There was crush ef the left arm, between the elbow and the shoulder, and laceration of the tissues anterior to the shoulder joint. She also had some contusions and numerous abrasions of the face and hands; also extensive contusion of the lower part of the trunk, behind and at the hips. The muscles at the site of these contusions on the lower part of the body were disintegrated, and there was a large amount of extravaeated blood beneath the skin.

Assisted by Dr. Legler and other physicians, I amputated the left arm near the shoulder and dresse1 the other injuries. On the 24th inst. she was removed to the Oakland Hospital, and was under my care until the morning of the 26th, when she died from the effects of her injuries before named. Her injuries, I understood, resulted from being struck by the east-bound local train of the Central Pacific Railroad, at Seventh and Web.

ster streets. THE VERDICT. After listening to this testimony the jury- -composed of the following jurymen: J. K. Mills (foreman), Alfred Lloyd, M.

Furniss, Thos. Dicky, E. Dark and S. T. We do find that the name of -returned the subjoined verdict: the deceased is Kate Ludwig, aged 25 years, nativi Germany, single, and that she came to her death in the city of Oakland on the 26th day of September, 1886; and we also find that the cause of her death was from injuries received by being struck by engine No.

231 of the Oakland local train, Southern Pacific Railroad Company, on September 22d, the same being accidental, and 10 blame being attached to the employees of the said Railroad Company; and we alse censure the City Council of the city of Oakland for not compelling the railroad companies to place a flagman at each street crossing the railfoad tracks in the city of Oakland; and we further recommend that the S. P. R. R. Co.

be compelled to stop their trains on each side of the Webster street COLONEL F. M. COOLEY. Something About a Candidate for the Assembly. Colonel F.

M. Cooley, who appears to Be the leading candidate for the Republican nomination for Assemblyman from the Fifty-third District, for which the nomination will be made this evening, has distinguished war record; In April, 1861, he raised a volunteer company in Reading, Berks county, Penneylvania, and was appointed Captain in the Eleventh Unite 1 States Infantry, on May 14, 1861. He served through the war with distinction under McCiellan, Burnside, Hooker, Pope and Meade. In August, 1864, he Was brevetted Major for gallantry in action at Spottsylvania, and in the same month was brevetted Lieutenant-Colonel for services before Petersburg, Va. After the war he continned in the service until his resignation on September 1, 1870.

Major-General R. B. Ayres, commanding at New Orleans, in December, 1869, writes to the AdjutantGeneral of the United States Army referring to the services of Colonel Cooley and Major George E. Head, and says, "These two officers were distinguished in an especial manner under my own observation in the Wilderness on the 5th day of May, 1864. I resolved on the 80 expressed myself- that they.

should each be recommended for a brevet for that day. The Eleventh Infantry, to which these officers belonged, was one of the most distinguished regiments in that campaign, and was commanded threughLout by Captain (now Brevet LieutenantColonel) Cooley, and I consider him justly entitled to the brevet of Colonel." Colonel Cooley has lived in Oakland for the past five years. BRENNEN'S BALLOT. Illegal Voter Held to Answer en Two Charges. In the Police Court this morning William P.

Brennen, who voted at the Sixth Ward Republican primary when delegates to the State Convention were being elected, was arraigned and examined On charges of illegal registration and illegal voting. It was shown that at the time be registered and voted he WAS on the Great Register of San Joa. quin county, and that he had not lived in Alameda county or the Second Precinct of the Sixth Ward long enough to obtain a residence. Brennen offered no evidence in his own behalf, and he was held to answer before the Superior Court on both charges. On the charge of fraudulent registration, which, upon trial and conviction, may be a misdemeauor or felony in the discretion of the Judge, the bail Was fixed at $500.

On the other charge, which is a felony. the bail was fixed at $1,000. Brennen has not yet furnished bail. PERSONAL MENTION. -Dr.

Young has taken a vacation for a few days, and will go to the country to recruit. Professor A. S. Cook, of the State University, and wife have returned from their European tour. -Mrs.

S. W. McPherson, Vice-Principal of the San Jose High School, is visiting friends in Oakland. -E. E.

Danforth, Chief Clerk of the Railway Mail Service, leaves for Salt Lake to-day on official business. -Mies Alice Viozent, the artist, who has been sojourning in Santa Barbara for the past four months, is expected to arrive home the first of the month. The Pound Men. The way the drivers of the pound wagon treat people is getting to be a little too rough. There have been several complaints entered as to the way they have replied to persons whose dogs they have captured, and they are over-zealous in the manner in which they capture canines that are being towed through the streets at the end of 4 string.

Last week a hors: belonging to A. Lozier, of West Oakiand, walked out of the yard while the driver was banging up the harness, and had been on the street about a minute when he Was captured by the pound man, and Mr. Lozier was obliged to pay $4 for his releas Estate of Andrew Kohler Chase. The first annual account of the estate of Andrew Kohler Chase, brother of the wellknown piano dealer, Quincy A. Chase, by the administratrix, who is the widow, was before the Probate Court yesterday.

His estate of $14,000 was left to the widow and his aged mother in Freeport, Me. The latter made objections to three items in the account, which the Court passed upon. They related to notary feea for swearing to claims against the estate, to $634 commissions of the administratrix and to a bill of $205 for a monument over the deceased's grave. The first two were not allowed. Blake's Barn Burned.

The alarm from box 16 at 12:07 o'clock to-day, was for a fire in a barn belonging to Francis Blake, and located in the rear of his residence on Telegraph avenue, between Knox place and Albion street. Phoenix engine had the first water on the tire, which was extinguished after doing about $300 damage. A lot of hay was burned with the barn. The New Potteries. The new potteries, that are being started by James Miller, former owner of the California Potteries, have.

been commenced. The buildings are io course of erection and negotiations for the building of the farnaces are under way. The new buildings will be built directly opposite the old works, The Water Company's Engineer. Frank W. Boardman, who has been the Contra Costa Water Company's engineer and superintendent of the -ks at Lake Chabot ever since the work was started there, has resigned, and Frank yrnes, who has been his assistant, has been appointed in his place.

New Citizens. In Department Two of Court, this morning, Edward native of. Ireland, aged- 26 Philip Valentine, a native aged 38 years, were admitted ship, THE The Gubernatorial Nominee Addresses the Club. The County Convention Postponed -Resignation of S. P.

Meads- Other Business Transacted. The Prohibition Club of Oakland held a regular meeting in Hamilton Hall last evening, and though the attendance was small, great enthusiasm was manifested for the prohibition cause by those present. S. P. Meads presided, and after a short prayer, the Chairman appointed the following to attend to the registration of voters in the different wards: Mr.

Irish, First Ward; H. L. Ross, Second Ward, John Muir, Third Ward; H. S. Smith, Fourth Ward; W.

H. Rouse, Fifth Ward, E. C. Merwin, Seventh Ward. The appointment for the Sixth Ward will be made at the next meeting.

A discussion arose about the selection of hall in which to hold future meetings, more centrally located than the present ball. A. D. Hatch thought that the Young Men's Christian Association Hall might be procured at a nominal charge if proper representations Were made to those who have the hall in charge. The chairman stated that $5 for each evening was charged, for the use of that hall, and as the club only paid $2 50 for the use of Hamilton Hall, it was better to retain it.

The matter was disposed of by a motion requesting the Executive Committee to look around for a more centrally located ball, and report at the next meeting. JUDGE JOEL RUSSELL TALKS. Judge Joel Russell, the Prohibition nominee for Governor, was then introduced and was loudly He gave very interesting talk about his trip through the southern portion of the State, and held the attention of his hearers until he finished. He said. You see by my voice that I am unprepared to address you this evening: and the appearance of the club shows that it does not need any talking to.

I do not take this cordial reception to myself, but to the cause which I represent. During my trip southward I received the pleasing intelligence that the farming element of this State saw fit to choose for their standard-bearer, the same person whom the Prohibitionists selected. The Judge then gave a vivid account of the reception tendered to him in the south. ern counties. "At our meetings," said the speaker, "there was a certain tone of earnestness whieh was amazing and which is wonderfully increasing.

There is evidence that the prohibition movement has seized the minds of the people, and it has come to stay. The people seem to take to it very readily. At one meeting the enthusiasm was so great that the cheers sent up almost made the stars tremble. There is enough talent and ability among the probibitionists in the southern counties supply eight Stater. Stockton affairs are most enoourag.

ing, and there is talent and ability enough in the county nominees to honor any State. One meeting held there was attended by' over 1,500 persons. We want prohibition. Why? Because we believe we have right to The liquor traffic is a combined organization, the equal of which does not exist. Its chief representative is the Brewers' Natienal Union, of which but very few know anything about.

Why? Because the secular press are paid to keep "mum" about it and its objects, just like they keep mum' about the pregrees of the prohibition movement. How many of you read the grand victory of Prohibitionists in Rhode Island in the The Brewers' Union is com posed of foreign-born citizens whose avowed object is to thwart all legislation directed against the liquor traffic." CONVENTION POSTPONED. Owing to the insufficiency of notice given, it was decided to postpone for one. week the convention for the nomination of county officers which was advertised to take place next Saturday. It will be held.

Lat Hamilton Hall, and it is expected that each town in the county will have one or more repre-entatives prevent. To-morrow evening a grand ratification will be held at Platts' Hall, San Francisco, at which Joel Russell and others will deliver addresses. Just before the meeting adjourned Mr. Meads tendered his resignation as Preeident of the Club, and after some hesitation the resignation was accepted. His successor will be elected at the next.

meeting, which will be held at Hamilton Hall, next Tuesday evening. BEAUTY'S BOWER. Fair Faces and Forms in Pretty Costumes, and all for Charity. Everything promises well for the succese of the Kindergartsn entertainment on Friday evening, at Light Cavalry Hall. All the natural wrinkles incident to little feminine jealousies bare been smoothed out, and all the pretty young ladies who are to appear in the booths and tableaux are vieing with each other in the matter of the most becoming costumes, and in dozens of homes fair brows are knitted over maze of silk, and satin, and lace and embroidery.

while the needle scintillates in the taper fingers. Much ingenuity is being displayed in the adornment of the several boothe, and the married belles who will preside over certain of them will put the handsomest and sprightliest maidens to their best paces to win from them the' guerdon of homage paid at beauty's shrine. Everybody seems afraid that it will rain on Friday evening, but the weather prophet says no. Things have now gone so far that even a storm would not interfere with the success of the entertainment. SENATOR WHITNEY.

Meeting To of the teenth Senatorial District Convention, The Sixteenth Senatorial District Convention will meet at 7 o'clock this evening, at Hansen Hall, West Oakland. Various rumors have been set afloat to the effect that Senator Whitney's nomination WAS being opposed by certain influential parties heretofore friendly to him. It has been impossible to trace these rumors to any reliable source that would substantiate their correctness or the reverse. If any such opposition has manifested it elf, it has been withdrawn, and Senator Wbitnev's nomination is no longer considered a matter of conjecture. COURT.

Department One Hamilton, Judge, September 29th: J. Breartv ve. Margaret Roach; submitted, V8. Harry McCoy; burglary; arraigned and given until October 4th to plead. People 78.

George Hardy; burglary; arraigned, pleaded guilty of burglary in the second degree, prior conviction barred by the People. and October 4th set for sentence. The People V8. William Coakley; robbery; pleaded not guilty and set for October 5th. People VA.

John McGivney, robbery; pleads not guilty, demands separate trial, set for October 7th. People vs. Jobn Timothy, assault to commit robbery; pleads not guilty, set for October 8th. People vs. Harry Lorrequer, burglary; set for October 12th.

Dohrina Azevedo vs. Domingues J. Azevedo; submitted. Main Winchester vs. 0.

K. Hopkins, ten days further time granted to defendant to file briefs. Department Two--Gibson, Judge -Sep. tember 29th: Edward Durkin, a native of Ireland, aged 26 years, admitted to citizenship. Philip Valentine, a native of Ger many, aged 38 years, admitted to citizenship.

Ah Charley vs. Uscar Rogers; on trial. Green vs. Walker; agreed by counsel that costs may be taxed at $173 25; 80 ordered. Aickley VS.

Gooby; continued to Tuesday, October 5th. Department Three- Greene, JudgeSeptember 29th: People vs. Thomas McNerney; sentence continued to October 11th. People vs. Edward Barry; felony; continued to October 28th.

People v. John Webster; grand larceny; continued to November 3d. People ve. Joseph Hussey; burglary; set for November 4th. OAKLAND BREVITIES.

Leon D. Smith to-day assumed the Registration. duties and burdens of a deputy city marshal. The Althy pool on the block bounded by Twelfth, Thirteenth, Alice and Harrison streets has been drained, but not to the eati-faction of Councilman Hackett. Registration.

To date 13,100 names have been placed on the Great Register, leaving at the present time about 3,000 unregistered. Registration closes next Saturday night, and those who wish to register should avail themselves of the opportunity. The County Clerk's office is open until 9 o'clock each evening. DISPATC Some Personals from Shore F. Galindo and family have gone East.

Mre. M. H. Evana has gone to Tar lock. Engineers hereafter will not take water at Tracy.

Mrs. H. E. A. Railton has arrived the South.

New planking is being laid in the depot at the end of the pier. Dredge No. 3 is laid up alongside Long Wharf instead of at her usual berth. Mrs. W.

T. Snyder bas returned from her visit to Modesto. Mre. A. Cristy has returned from a in the southern part of the State.

Mrs. Pelouze has returned from visit to Santa Cruz. Yesterday was pay day at the yards the yard men are happy to-day. Mrs. Pelouze, wife of Supervisor Pelouze, has returned from Santa Cruz.

John Ziegenbein is erecting a couple neat little cottages on Eighth street, near Union. The carpenter shop is at work on a num ber of bridge timbers for the Almaden tension. This morning all the trains were time, except the Southern overland, which was two hours late. Harbor Lodge, No. 253, I.

0. 0. meets this evening at Masonic Hall, corner of Seventh and Willow streets. Last evening Joseph Jeffries was given serenade by the Oak Leaf ban- his residence, 1667 Wood street. Mr.

Jeffries will shortly go East. H. Cooley, assistant engineer of the Track Department of the Southern Pacific road, is adding a second story to his residence at 1665 Seward street. The cost will be $1,200. S.

R. Knight is the contractor. Rev. W. S.

Hamlin, of the Second Congregational Church, has gone to Woodland to attend the convention of tional Churches that is being held there. Mr. Hamlin represents the church of which he is pastor. The Wentworth Boot and Shoe Factory are complaining that they cannot obtain enough white labor to supply the place of the Chinese they bave discharged. They request that persons who understand the business will apply.

Every morning there are a number of small urchins who go in bathing at the California and Company's wbaaf. This wharf is in full view of the Berkeley local, and the boys go in with even less than their father Adam was posed to have worn. The boys are always there, nO matter -now cold the water may be. The Southern Pacific Railroad has been having a large number of new cars built for its through freight traffic. The cars are being, built by Barney Smith, the well known car manufacturers of Dayton, Ohio, who have 500 of them in preparation for this road.

These cars are more commodious and have heavier trucks and running gear. In all probability they will used only for through freight. EAST OAKLAND. Improvements Making Notes and Personal. The camp meeting at Beulah Park 18 meeting with great success.

Edward Pringle and Fred. Ransome have gone on a hunting trip to Mayfield. A new cottage has been started on the corner of Twenty-second street and Ninth avenue. The Twelfth-street bridge is covered with a thick layer of dust and is never sprinkled. The recent emptying of Lake Merritt freshened the water and made it very much clearer.

Mrs. G. P. Kelley, who has been very with diphtheria of late, is now very much improved. Frank P.

Pratos, A. D. Kelly, of Pittsburg, C. E. Lang and James H.

Woof are the Union Hotel. J. M. Alexander will arrive from the Sandwich Islands on Saturday, and will take up his residence here. Captain Stone, of San Francisco, is building a yacht for Captaios Sears and Peterson, of East Oakland.

Mr. Lang, of East Fourteenth street, cut down all of the large eucalyptus trees that stood in front of his residence. Gourge is repairing the little cottage that stands in front of his new barn on Eleventh street, near Eighth avenue. Last evening the Young Men's Institote gave an entertainment at St. Anthony's Hall, preparatory to giving one at Washington The First Presbyterian Church, of East Oakland, bas in preparation harvest praise service.

These services are very pretty and interesting, being ntended to represent the giving of thanks for a bountiful harvest. Fishing is becoming a favorite sport, both in the and Lake Merritt. Flounders are plentiful and smelt of considerable size are caught. The basin a particularly good ground and many trying their luck at it. The new Williams block is being completed as fast as possible.

The framework is nearly finished, and the first coat paint is being applied. There will be four stores on the first floor, with apartments above. The block will be orna-, mented very nicely, and it be one of most ornamental in this part of town. ALAMEDA. Skating.

Club Organized--The Case Against Silver Dis. missed. The opening night of St. Joseph's Church a fair has been postponed from 0c- tober 4th to October 11th. At the last meeting of the Board of Town Trustees Charles I.

Finley petitioned for a position on the police force. Two new conductors, Messrs. Tretheway and Wallace, have been assigned to the broad-gauge local train to Alameda. Carpenters and painters will soon commence work on the Park Opera House, and it will be redeemed from its present shabby appearance. The case against C.

W. Silver, the collector charged with embezzlement, has been dismissed by Justice Crosby, the eyidence being insufficient to convict. The machinery in the electric light works was started up this afternoon on trial, and it works satisfactorily. After next Friday evening, the shade of night will te unknown to Alameda. A Japanese by the name of Marchella, who has been in the employ of John H.

Church as a domestic at Fruit Vale, was so overcome by the tanglefoot of Alameda that the police had to take him in charge. Work on the new artesian well on High street is progressing rapidly, and the well is now down to a depth of over twenty-five feet. A wooden caisson is used in its construction, and the wall is bricked as the excavation is made. Several young men of Alameda have organized themselves into' a roller-skating club and have secured the rink on Lincoln avenue for their use. An adjourned meeting will be held this evening, at which all arrangements will be perfected.

Chinese Assurance. The case of Ah Charley against Oscar Rogers is on trial before Judge Gibson this -Ah Charley is a resident of Alameda, and some time azo he was arrested by Rogers and another constable for smoking opium. Fifteen other men were arrested at the same time, and when their cases came before the Justice's Court most of them were discharged. Then the fifteen Chinese thought they had been damaged to the sum of $250 each and began suit for that amount, aggregating for the defendant was rendered in the $3,750, for false imprisonment. A verdict! lower Courts, and now they come before the Superior Court in the suit of Ah Charley ve.

Oscar Rogers. Law College Students. The membership of the Junior Class of the Hastings Law College will be very small this year, owing to the high standard for admission, required for the first time this year. The examinations were conducted at Berkeley, and only five students applied. Several students, however, will be admitted upon recommendations of the principals of the High Schools, and others upon college diplomas.

A Squeezed Hand. This morning George Whitney had his right band crushed while coupling cars in the yarde. He said that the cars met with such a shock that his band slipped from the coupling and was crushed. He was taken to Dr. Woolsey's Hospital in hack.

His right hand is badly squeezed, but the only bone that was broken was that of one finger. Died of the Beating. Thomas Curley, a young iron moulder employed at the City Iron Works, San Francisco, died this morning from the effects of injuries received on Monday night. When he was returning home, on Sansome street, he was knocked down, beaten and robbed. bloody Maeler.

Threatened Strikes of Switchmen. and Street-road Employes. Wind Proves Bad for the tional Yacht Race. A New Law Point on the Recent Seizure in Behring Sea. Changes in Postal Rates--Rulings in California Land Cases.

SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE Labor Disturbances. CINCINNATI, September 29th. -For sev. eral days the railroad switchmen here have been taking steps toward an increase of wages. Yesterday the matter culminated in a strike of the Cincinnati, Washington and, Baltimore, Ohio and Mississippi and Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton switchmen.

The strike was not general; but it may be to-day. All the roads are having heavy business, and the strike just now would be oppressive. NEW YORK, September 29th. -There is likely to be a tie-up on the Brooklyn crosstown line of street cars, which runs from Erie Basin to Hunter's Point, at any moment. Complaint has been made to the Executive Board of the District Assembly that seventy-five men have been discharged solely because they are members of that organization.

If this matter is not remedied at once there will be a tie-up. 'The Alaskan Seizures. OTTAWA, September the first demand for the release of the Canadian sealing schooner Onward, recently seized by the United States revenue cutter Corwin in Alaskan waters, was forwarded to the Colonial Office at London to be laid before the authorities at Washington, supplementary demand has been' made through the 8amO channel, in which it is pointed out that in the convention signed at St. Petersburg between England and Russia, one of the articles guarantees to British subjects, from whatever quarter they may arrive, the right to forever enjoy the privileges of navigation and fishing in the Pacific Ocean or any part thereof. From this point it is argued that the United States could not have received from Russia the right to exclusive navigation, or fishiog or sealing privileges in Alaskan waters.

The Mayflower and Galatea. MARBLEHEAD, September A. M. -The International yacht race has been agreed upon. The Mayflower and Galatea have left for the starting point.

The race is for a 8500-cup, and to be run a whole-sail breeze. 12:40 P. wind is from the north and is not now so fresb. There will be no race -day after all. The yachts are now returning.

Royal Arch Masons. WASHINGTON, September 29th. -The evening session of the General Grand Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons of the United States was devoted entirely to the reading of the reports of the General Grand High Priest, General Grand Secretary and General Grand Treasurer. The Chief Grand Council of Royal Select Masters convened, after the adjournment of the Royal Arch Chapter, and listened to an address of George M. Osgooby, of New York, M.

P. G. G. M. To-morrow the election of officers will be held.

Changes ill Postal Rates. WASHINGTON, September 29th. -The following changes have been made in the postal rates: Blank checks, drafts and similar printed forms, such as deeds, insurance policies, will hereafter go through the mails as third-class matter at the rate of 1 cent for 2 ounces. This will include check books or books of blank drafts, but not. ordinary blank books, which are fourth-claes matter, rated at 1 cent an ounce.

Checks, drafts, policies, and other such papers, filled up with writing, will be charged letter postage. California Land Ca ses. WASHINGTON, September an appeal from the decision. of the sioner of the General Land Office, Secretary Lamar yesterday decided in the case of James C. Wilcox against Andrew Ginty for the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section 6, tewnship 2, range 11 east, Mt.

Diablo Land District, that McGinty had made the first settlement upon the land in question, and the Commissioner's decision was affirmed, The Commissioner was also affirmed in a decision here rendered, refusing to allow Jesse Podd to make a pre-emption entry for the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 23, and the east half of the northeast quarter and the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 26, township 16 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian, Los Angeles Land District. Petaluma Notes. PETALUMA, September 29th. -The case of John Van Doren, the defaulting cashier, has been set for October 5th. John McAllister Brown, the wealthy rancher of Marin, who was to seriously injured by being thrown from his wagon a few days since, died yesterday morning from his injuries.

Massachusetts Republicans. BOSTON, September 29th. -The Republican State Convention was called to order at 11 o'clock. J. Henry Gould, Chairman of the State Committee, made speech, setting forth the objects of the convention, eulogizing the national record of the Republican party, and insisting upon the fealty of the Republican party to temperance and philanthrophy, and its fearlessness of death from a third party.

A permanent organi. zation was effected by the selection of Henry Cabot Lodge as President, with long list of Vice Presidents: Among the latter were Senators Daws and Hoar, Congressmen Lang, Rice, Ranney, Hayden, Whiting (and Davis. Mr. Lodge addressed the convention at considerable length. After Mr.

Lodge's speech letter was received from the Women's Christian Temperance Union asking for Probibition candidates and resolutions, which was appropriately referred. Resolutions were reported by the committee and unanimously adopted, after a short debate over the Prohibition plank. The following was the result of the first ballot for Governor: Whole number of votes 994; necessary to choice, 488; Oliver Ames, 945; M. W. Crape, 35; J.

R. A. Brackett, 10; Henry Cabott Lodge, George D. D. Robinson, 2.

Ames' nomination was made unanimous, and the took a recess until 2 o'clock. Courageous Caulfield. SACRAMENTO, September 28th. This noon, as Henry A. Caulfield was coming down street, and was in front of Flaherty's saloon, on street, between Sixth and Seventh, J.

H. Sullivan, an insurance agent, rushed out of the saloon, pistol in hand, and deliberately took snot at Caulfield. He missed his man and the bullet struck building on the opposite side of the street, doing no injury. Caulfield immediately took out of its scabboard a big knife and made a rush at Sallivan, who, coward-like, ran down the street, still holding his pistol, and turned into Sixth street, toward K. Caulfield followed him with a cane in one hand and knife in the other, No cause can be assigned for Sullivan's attack.

Youthful Depravity, SAN ANTONIO, September boys named Brown and Wood, aged thirteen and fourteen respectively, have been arrested, charged with murdering Mexican herder and then killing sixty. sheep, "just for fun." Joe Burris, aged NEw YoRK, September The publican State. Committee to-day nominated Judge Daniels by acclamation Judge of the Court of Appeals. The Democratic Stats Central Committee selected Rufus W. Peckham as their candidate for the same position.

1 Murderer Cheats the Gallows. BINGHAMTON, N. September George Axtel, who in May, 1885, shot and killed Elias Freeman, H. French and WilLiam H. Perry, and was in jail here under sentence to be banged, was found yesterday lying in his cell in an unconscious condition and breathing heavily.

The murderer died within au hour. It it not yet known whether Axtel took poison or whether an epileptic fit ended his life, Congregational Association. WOODLAND, September 29th. The General Association of Congregational Churches met here yesterday, at 1 o'clock, in the Congregational Church, Nearly one hundred delegates are present, including most of the Congregational ministers in the State. The association organized by electing Rev.

J. T. Ford, of San Bernardino, Moderator and M. Marty, of Petaluma, Secretary. The afternoon was devoted to making appointments and hearing reports.

Last evening Rev. M. Willett, of Santa Cruz, delivered an address. Causes of the Chinese Massacre. LONDON, September 29th.

Advices from Hongkong state that there is a dispute between the Methodist and Catholic Missionaries in China as to which denomination is for the indiscretion that incited the recent wholesale massacre of Christians in the Province of St. Chuen. The Catholic Bishop of Chun King attributed the outbreak in that city to the indiscreet conduct of the Methodists, and the latter that the Chun King massa cre of native Christians and the destruction of their churches and property was due entirely to the popular indignation aroused by the Oatholic Bishop who, the Methodists say, persisted in the use of yellow tiles in the construction of his new Cathedral, in spite of requested warnings that it was dangerous to do so, because it outraged the native faith by making common use of a color venerated as sacred, and reserved exclusively for the use of the Emperor. The President's Reception. WASHINGTON, September 29th.

-The Preaident's reception this afternoon was attended by nearly four hundred persons, including the Grand General Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, now holding a convention in this city. The President shook bands with all and had a pleasant word for each. Bulgaria and Russia. SOFTA, September 29th. -The Regency has posted notices of election for the Grand Sobranje, which is to elect a successor to Prince Alexander.

Gen. Kaulbars, Russian special agent, threatens to have the notices removed. The people resent the conduct of Ruesia, in demanding, as the price of the Czar's protection, the liberation of political prisoners, the raising of the state of siege and freedom for all parties to vote in electing the Grand Sobranje. It is believed that the rupture between Bulgaria and Russia is imminent. Wreck of a Steamer.

LONDON, September 29th. The steamer Suffolk from Baltimore went ashore in fog off Lizard Point yesterday. She has broken up somewhat and part of the cattle on board have been floated out. She is expected to be a total wreck. If the weather continues favorable a part of the cattle may be saved.

The crew left the stranded steamer in three boats, and were in a ilous position until they met life-boats from shore, to which they were transferred and landed in safety, A PROPHET WITHOUT HONOR. Wiggins' Preaictions of Terrestrial Disturbances Unfulfilled. Weather in the Threatened Sections Clear, Bright and Pleasant. The People of Charleston Exceedingly Anxious and Nervous, CHARLESTON, September 29th. -NoonThere have been no recurrence of earthquakes since 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon, although some nervous persons felt a slight tremor about 10 o'clock last night.

There were several slight shocks at Summerville last night, but no damage is reported anywhere. The weather in Charleston to -day is mild and pleasant. The sun is shining brightly, the temperature is not oppressively warm and the city is full of activity and hope, in spite of Wiggins' prophecy. The Signal officers have received special bulletins from Washington to-day, indicating no unusual meteorological phenomena, and pleasant weather with the probability of. a shower of rain this after.

noon. This day has been anticipated with a great deal of fear and trembling by hundreds of anxious peeple in Charleston. For the last three or four nights the colored churches have been excited with worshippers, and several revivals are now in progrese among these people in the city. The most courageous have felt dread at the approach of the 29th, and although they have earnestly asserted that they did not believe in Wiggins, they have all felt it would be more comfortable, to live in Charleston after the 29th. The indications are exceedingly favorable, and there are no premonitions of approaching shocks.

Local scientists who have given great study to the subject, ay there is no danger of recurrence of heavy shocks, and the community will surely settle down after to-day, unless there should be unexpected manifestations of disturbance. A state of feverish excitement and foreboding seems to exist, however, among those who passed through the great shocks of August 31st. PREDICTIONS UNFULFILLED. GALVESTON, September to noon there have been no signs of Wiggins' predicted disturbance in this section. The weather, which has been rainy and disagreeable for several days, to-Guy broke clear and continues pleasant.

The thermometer registers 72 degrees, He Knows He is Insane. Andrew Houser, a native of Iowa, aged33 years, came to the Police station last evening and asked to be protected against himself. He stated that he knew he was becoming insane and wished to be taken care of. he W83 examined by Drs. Buck and Barber and it was ascertained that he bad an attack about eighteen years ago and another last spring.

He had smoked and chewed tobacco since his tenth year, and he had been addicted to the use of intoxicating liquors for years. Until about two years ago he had been an inveterate gambler. One year ago his wife left him and three days ago one of his letters to his wife, who is in Idaho, was returned to him, with the request that he never address her as "wife" again. Three months he was converted, and since that time ago he has affiliated with the Salvation Army. He is perfectly rational, but the physicians concluded that he was liable to become insane at any moment, and considering the Insane Asylum the best place for bim he was committed.

Kennedy' Knifing, Thomas Kennedy was examined in the Police Court this afternoon, on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, on account of having slightly named stabbed McGrath, red young drunken man street row a few weeks ago, He daring was held to answer in the sum of $1,000. John R. Glascock assisted the prosecution and R. M. Fitzgerald appeared fort the defense.

from some State. ANOTHER MIKADO PARTY. The Three Little Maids In full costume will, drink Turkish Coffee in the Globe Ten Company's window, 925 Broadway, to-morrow evening, at 7.30 o'clock. TEMPERANCE BILLIARD PARLOR, Eighth street. A pleasant resort for gentlemen.

Boys not allowed. GET prices of Coal at JAFFE'S, Sixth and Franklin before purchasing. Telephone 34. MINING STOCK REPORT. The following sales were made at the San Francisco Stock and Exchange Board.

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON SALES-REGULAR SESSION 103) -100 3 30cl 200 M. 50 800 Benton 150 100 250 45 250 ....3 60 60 .250 100 Bulwer 875 1100 2020 90 1 95 300 150 8 350 Gould 100 8 250 150 Utah 150 Lady W. 350 Justice. 70 MORNING SALES- -REGULAR SESSION 2900. 200 Lady 1500 630 Mexican.

00 50 200 200 600 100 330 150 Chollar. 100 700 Scorpion. 100 0 0. 2 1 90 300 950 8 Nev. 200 100 300 G.

100 Union. BORN. TATE-September 10, to the wife of Dr. I. P.

Tate, a daughter. DEEDS AND MORTGAGES. Specially Reported, up to Noon Bach Day, for The Tribune. DEEDS. WEDNESDAY, September 20.

Thos Conway to John Durham NW Linden NE from middle Liberty street, NE 1764 by depth to make 1 acre, Oakland TO Delamater to Lick Lot 9, block 26, 750 200 Lick to Emma Jo Hoff-Same Yonkum and wife to John Adams 11 to 23, block 11, 1225 Geo Pearce to August Fromm Undivided one tract at NW corner Second ave. and Pacific street, 150, 150, 100, 150, 8 6,80, 444.44, 831.70, to Marsh line, 1139, 6921 to Second avenue, 768.30, Alameda 4500 Frank to Mathias Schramm Lots 12 and 13, block 31, San Antonio. 200 Elsie McElrath to Divotto Lot 16, block 2111. Alden tract, 300 Helen 0 Blacow to Jacob Balz 12 and 18 acre tracts on County Road from Centerville to Irving, Washington 6000 de Vargas and wifelto Baiz acres of Survey 68, -Mission San Jose lands, Washington township. 3000 Silva and wife to Jacob Salz-8) acres of same Survey.

3000 Jacob Salz to Joze Pe de Vargas -18 acres on Co Road from Centerville to Irving, Washington township. 3000 Jacob Salz to Joze 8 Linz -12 sores on same road. 3000 MORTGAGES. WEDNESDAY, September 29, Burns and wife to John Simon- -N Fifth 73 from 27, 100, W. 25, 8 20, 4 McMullen Union Savings Bank-100 2.

5.50, 300 150 NE cor Fourteenthstreet and Seventh 6500 Fromm to Geo Pearce- As in 1500 RELEASES AND RECONVEYANCES. I MONDAY, September 27. Jas Fitzsimmons and wife to Fred Parker -W Versailles avenue, 355 8 from Central avenue, 8 42x141, 300 German Savings and Loan Society to Ludlow-N Eighth, 104.3% W. Ifrom Peralta, 31.3, 130.19, 8 121.3. 3000 Same 10 Same 1750 Goad to G- Foster -13 acres in Bachelder 700 A Holcomb to Wm Thirtieth and West streets, 8 56x140, 200 Manuel Enos to Frank Rogers- 3.25 acres on Second avenue, 200 TUESDAY, September 28th.

O'Donnell to Yoakum and wife--Lots 11 to 23, block 11, Fitchburg Hd. 250 Oakland Bank of Savings to Benj Akerly and wife -S Sixth, 150 from Brush, 47x100, 300 Same to Jacob Letter- -SW Clay and Eleventh streets, 50 100, 1500 Same to Henryette Letter- Market, 152 from Fourteenth, 50.10 125, 3000 Same to George Letter Market 202, 10 from Fourteenth, 251 125, 1500 Same to McKirath and wife- -Lot 16, bike 2111, Alden tract, A A Moore to Yoakum, as shown MARRIAGE LICENSES. The following marriage 'licenses were issued to-day by the County Clerk: Harvey Strong, a native of New York, aged 57 years, a resident of San Francisco, to Georgiana M. Collins, a native of New Hampshire, aged 35, a resident of San Leandro. George Halmer Ekenberg.

a native of California, aged 21 years, a resident of Haywards, to Mary Louise Alexander, a native of California, aged. 21 years, a resident of Haywards. James Leahy McCarthy, a native of Cariada, aged 33 years, a resident of Oakland, to Annie Elizabeth native of Pennsylvania aged 22 years, a resident of Haywards. AL. WOOD, THE LEADING HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER, -AND 463 TENTH Bet.

Broadway and Washington, OAKLAND, ECAL. CONTRACTS FOR GOOD WORK TAKEN AT COMPETITION PRICES. Hay! Livermore Hay For Sale. I have of my own raising and, for sale, 3,000 tons or more of clover hay, including 500 tons of the finest choice hay ever raised in Alameda County. I am now receiving the hay daily from the Santa Rita Ranch by rail and landing the same at East Oakland, Market street, Alameda, and Berkeley stations as desired in any quantities from one to 3,000 tons, FREE.

OF CHARGE. By raising my own hay it enables me, as well as gives me pleasure, of placing than 1 it it before could be my procured customers of at other much parties, lower 86 am in a position not to be undersold by apy one. can raise, ship and deliver hay cheaper than any farmer in the county. Try me and see for yourselves. You will save money by ordering your hay direct from the car at East Oakland.

For convenience of down town customers I have an office at 373 Tenth street, also main office 567 East 12th street, East Oakland, and 418 East 12th street, East land. Oakland; residence, 476 East 11th street, East OakI also have fine green pasture all the year round for horses and cattle. Call or address, L. HEWLETT, 567 East Twelfth street, East Money to Loan, at 5 Per Cent. A Half Million Dollars.

I am instructed to receive applications for loans on Pirat-class Oakland Real. Estate, in sums to suit, at FIVE PER CENT, net. On San Francisco property, FOUR PER CENT, Call or address J. L. ISAACS.

Park cor. Encinal Alameda FOR TEE Best Largest Assortment LADIES' AND DREN'S BONNETS 1ATS, Together with all kinds of Millinery Goods At lower prices than can be secured elsewhere the Pacifie Coast, go to L. E. BRIGGE 1107 Broadway. Oakland.

JONES' EXPRESS, 461 Sixth street, Oakland. 267 East street, San Baggage, furniture, ferring done trunks, with and dispatch all Telephone connection. PET CIGARETTES! ARE THE BEST. for the ordinary trade will ling CIGARETTE to pay little SMOKERS more than WHO the ARE A PET CIGARETTES Superior to all They are are unequalled for their delleste very highest coat Gold Lent I SEE fragranos, and are absolutely Without Adulteration or Drugs. ALLEN GENTES, Manufacturers RICHMOND VA.

Broadway Stylish 1007 Elegant line Received. KELLER'S, Just JOE POHEIM THE TAILOR. Makes the Best Fitting Cloth in the State at twenty-Ave per than any other tailor. Business Salts Made to Order from $25:00 Business Pants Made to Order from Full Dress Salts Made to Order from 35.00 Rules for Self-Measurement and Samples of Cloth sent to any address. 203 Montgomery, 724 Market; and 1110 and 1112 Market streets, San Francisco.

Stands at the Head! See the before baying a Sewing Machine. Office -1107 Broadway, Oakland, Between Twelfth and Thirteenth ate Special Salethis Week 92 00 Reduced Very to Pine 00. Braided Jerseys 31 50 Reduced to 01 00 in per all shades) 81 75 Silk Velvet in all Reduced to $1 100 per 81 65 All Silk Reduced to 81 100 per yard. 40 Home Reduced to 15 per 81 95 Very Fine Binck Reduced to 75 eta, per BOOTS and SHOES. 35 00 Ladies' French Shoes, to 98 00 5 81 50 Reduced Ladies' to 76 Opera Stipper.

eta. Genta? Embroidered Reduced to a pair. 88 50 Gents' Chit Gaiter and enfast. Reduced to 89 50 a LIPPMANN'S Dry Fancy Goods, Boots Shoes 903 and 905 BROADWAY, Two doors above Eighth reet, Oakland, Cal Third avenue, East Oakland. LARGEST STOCK Lowest Prices -FORHarness Saddlery Goods ROBT.

J. BEEBY'S, SUCCESSOR TO JAMES 1058 BROADWAY F. BOLE AGENT DELGER. OUTSERA 'NEW Dairy for Sale. 20 Cows, 2 Horses, 1 Wagon, together with milk route goodwill, eta.

A bargain. Apply at corner Fifteenth And Twenty. PLUNKING AND TINNING SPECIALTY. 1 Broad way, 1161 corner the Superior Durkin, years, and of Germany, to.

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