Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on January 4, 1899 · Page 7
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JANUABY 1S09. EVE!NTN"Gr OAKLAND TBlBTJUE; THEY FAVOR GOOD MEN FOR CITY OFFICIALS CXT020OJODC0 SCS OX03-OSC50?OSO SCJOOS: O5OJCSOiO0COIO Warren Olney Reads I Denounces Bosses and Interesting Paper on Suffrage. Pleads for Better i Government. OSOiOSO)C 0OSOSOSCCO0 The Men's Leagrue of the First Con- Eregationai Church held its regular monthly meeting .last might in the church parlors. President R. H. Cham-betlain occupied the chair. The flrst order of business was the election of F. H. starkweather as secretary. , President Chamberlain then mads a Tew remarks. He said: "Since it is one. of the objects of the League to Btudy and discuss subjects of vital interest to-men, I think we will all be benefited by a study of suffrage. We have one with us who has given th? -subject - much thought and study an who will give us his views upon it." " Warren Olney was then- introduced and read a paper on "A Necessary Reform in the Suffrage." Mr. Olney read . in part as follows: . "During the lask-fitty years the tendency has? been to nnqrease suffrage, until now it lias-- reached such a pcint that it is a question whether or not it has gone too far for the good of cur government institutions. We are a.-proaching universal sulfrage; "The history of the country shows that our early forefathers deemed t wise to restrict suffrage to those who were property holders, and in seme Instances the .qualification extended to religious views, none but church mem bers of the Protestant faith being al-' lowed to vote. At the birth of our country the framers of the Constitu-j tion made a propertyquiUficat on re -eesary for a man to "Vate. since that' time the States, one. by one, have betn lessening t!he restrictions, until at the present time there are very few that require qualifications for the vo:er. lIn the times of the framers of cur Constitution the party leaders had more power than at present, and more respect was' given to the thoughts cf wise men. At the close of the Revolu-ition we had a galaxy of , ttat. sn-.en who have not -been -equaled" in h.story, and thev held that a person, not own-inr property should not be allowed tj Vote. ' " 'Now, I do not ibelieve that it is an inalienable right of every man, woman .and child to vote. The State is an or-ganilwsd society for the best good of all, -,and it we are to be endangered by a -' lowing non-property holders to vote, then'I say they should not be given - the franchise. "If a class is detrimental to the in terests" of good government it shouN fee excluded from taking part in th government. - Experience ha3 taug us in the last fifty years that by allowing unrestricted franchise to all have been declining in our . municipa governments. llany good and wise men have been brought to "believe that Executive Dr. H. P. Carleton, Chas. Z. Merritt. Rev. C.'B. Brown. Membership George H. Collins, A. H. Breed and Irving S. Watson. Outloote-J. M. Haven, H. A. Chittenden and F. H. Starkweather. Social J. T. Agard, W. O. Badgvly and D. H. Porter The following new members signed the roll last night: J. T. Dille. D. C. Brown, C. E. Lukens, Kund Nelson, J. B. Merriman, C. F. Osgood, E. T. Barber, H. F. Kellogg, C. D. Parrlsh. Rev. C Ft. Brown P. IT. Fowler. C. J. Waterhouse, I. Kreiss, W. T. Jones, F. M. Parcells, W. C. C. Shinnick. F. F. G. Barber, W. R. Snow. The League meets the first Tuesday of every month. JUDGE SMITH OH THE BEI1CH. Judge Smith mounted the bench in the Police Court for the first time yesterday end found a. docket of about thirty ca&s. Of these twenty-one were those of mon who had gotten drunk over the holidays. Thes.e the co'jrt excused, owing- to the season, t?kin co-inrasslon on the weakness of the accuse!. To three of the im bibers, however he read a lively lesson, informing them that it thev came before him again orgsiJje charge of intoxication hr? would givfefm the full extent of the Maw. fe;C tf CARTERS 1TTLE 1VER PILLS drawing well and there will be full houses until the end of the engagement. Passed Away. Nathaniel Damon, the father of George, Herbert. Joseph and Walter Damon, and the brother oi C. W. Damon, 'died yesterday In the flT'th yeir of his age. Ha was a native of Pembroke, Mass. The runera: I in v. i , a T- w ..... ,j . l Am I mil I'C uzi A iiiui ant jr a t the residence of the deceased at Seminary Park. Mrs. Cynthia Ellen Blanchard. wife of J. J. Blanchard. died yesterday In h-r 44th year. Ehe was a native of Indiana. The funeral took place today at l:i o"clock from the Chester Street M. E. Church. N-'w Librarian. Herbert F. Patterson, a law student I Clothing ADVKKTISEMENTB 30,000 the democratic form of government is a failure. This condition is brought about by having the large element of idle non-taxpayers controlled by bosses who fillkliem up on whisky and sway them for gain in office, either honest or dishonest. This has reached such an extent that it is impossible for good citizens to determine who are worthy candidates and tvho are unworthy , "In- most of . our large cities more money is spent yearly for their govern ment than it takes to run a kingdom. Then look at our streets, lights and water. ;One cannot visit any city, in the United States without feeling the moral degradation in the administra tor The presence of tne Doss is iett everywhere. one elephant than another is thrust secretary or war Alger has maae pub-upon us. The voter votes for what he He the list which includes twelve full thinks is right and afterward .finds he regiments, two independent compan-has voted for a job. . . ies and three heavy batteries of ar- "The system now stands out in bold tillery. relief, crving for reparation. In the The Eighth California, now at Beni-Starp at "larsre -the evil is not so con- Ha Barracks is included in the list. snicuous because it is in the cities that . This news will be received with joy by the idle element is fostered. But the the majority of the Ei?hth as they are 1 klUII I II IUiUI llklll TO BE MUSTERED OUT. As a result of the signing of the Paris treaty of peace, it has been decided to muster out of service a number of We no sooner get rid of regiments and other organizations smaller cities and towns are beginning to pattern after the large cities and soon the corruption will ba complete. "Iri European cities they have a better city1 government than we have at l muchness tax. This is especially the case in the cities of Eng'.and and Scot-:and. There it is considered an honor -o hold an office, although there is no salary attached to it. The basis of heir sucess is the fact that every voter -nust be a tax-payer and they see that ?ood men are put in office to govern them" You will find no saioon men in the legislatures of English cities, hile in some of the cities of the Lmted States you will find one-nair saioon men. The: gas and water works and -treet railroads are also owned by the English- cities' and pay a good divi- lend to their owners. "Now- contrast the cities of these tw o people of the same race and then ask what is the cause of -the difference. The fact is too apparent. We have asen oh the decline, ever since we have become to enfranchise idle voters. The non-taxpayers are a cancer in' our government system and the knife must oe used to cut the ulcer out before i af- ects ojur whole system. I would propose to do it, not by disenfranchising present voters, but by making futur? vctersi qualify by paying taxes, Ok-registration to be taken by th tax "ollectbr." J. Ml Haven. E. C. Wilson and Rev. C. R. Brown each said a few word ommending the ideas set forth in the janer auid held that vigorous actior. --hould! be taken to right some of thi jrlarinar wrongs which are being rr-- .-ealedi everywhere. The members of the league then au ourned to the next room, where light .freshments were served. The following standing committee were appointed by the chairman: heartily tired of doing garrison duty. OK HEADAGHE Positively cured by these Little Pills. I has been elected ' to succeed W. H. L. They also relieva Distress from Dyspepsia, Hynes as law librarian. The vacancy indigestion ana i oo nearly jauug. n. per fcet remedy for Dizziness, Nausea, Drowsi-ness, Bad Taste in the Mouth, Coated Tongue Pain in the Side, TORPID LIVER. They Regulate the Bowels. Purely Vegetable. Small Pill. 6ma!l Doso. Small Price. HIHCE OIIL &T . tie mmwy "Coon Hollow" on Boards at the Dewey During the Week. was made when Hynes assumed ni new duties as ueputy district Attor-rcv. Patterson has been associated with the ex-librarian for some tim and is popular with members of the legal profession. He was appointed by the Superior Judges. Death of Hr. J. K Harrison. Mrs. Emma Isham Harrison died yesterday at her home, 2032 College way Berkeley. Deceased was the wife of Rev. James K. Harrison, sup erintecdent of the California Home Missionary Society. The funeral will be held from th family residence at 2 P. M., Thurs day. No Lonzer Wards. Andrew Ross has ben discharged a- guardian of the estates of Emma Ross and Mabel- Ross, both wards having attained their major!. y. Wants to Recover. The Washoe Ccunty Bank has brought suit In the Superior Court against Henry A." Bowen to recover $5,490 on a promisary note. ADJUSTING THE CITY HALL FIRE LOSS. J. Tyrrel ..and John Martens, represent ing the insurance companies. Inspected the -havoc caused by the Are in the City Hall roof Sunday last. They wil! call a meeting of representatives of all the companies which hava issued fire insurance policies on the structure, and at that meeting ther-i will be an nar portion mem made of the loss among aM the organizations interested. : Pensions and Patents. The following residents of Alameda county have been" graated pensions: Ann M. Cotton, Alameda, $3; Ann M. ?nyder, Oakland. JS; Henry W. Cotton, Alameda, $4 to $121 Charles A. Conger of this city has been granted a patent on a snap hook. Damaged. WW! WELLINGTON IS KING. Of Substitution the fraud of the day. 3ee you get Carter's, i,- Vsk for Carter's, nsist and demand barter's Little Liver Pills. WELLTNG- i The starry theatrical firmament of this country today is well crowded, but the stars who flicker there are many of one order and but few of another. The comedians, farceurs, operatic and comedv-drama stars are in the majority, the tragedy queens being few and far between. This is, cf course, not without good and 'sufficient reason. No actress today with the flittering offers of the vaudeville and the offers held out for feature positions in big productions, cares to try and win favor in the trying legitimate drama. Among the few stars, in this line, who have today the much sought after favored smile of the theater-going public is Xance O'Neil who Is to appear at the Macdon-ough tonight and trtorow night in "Magda" and. as Met Merriles in "Guy Mannering." Her triumphs in the le gitimate have been clear cut. shining forth with a brilliancy that fairly dazzles all contemporaries. Production af ter production has been staged by her and the first to met with disfavor Is yet to be offered. She comes here with a particularly strong company of legitimate players. 1 The sale of tickets has been larire and there will be a fine appreciative audience. THE DEWEY. At the Dewey Opera House, one of the best melodramas of the day is to be seen on the boards. It is a picture of life in Tennessee and is known as "Coon Hollow." There is not a dull scene in the whole performance. The .fA ndnnin H ,a Yi o cjvnra I roles in which thv appear, the scene- ' By JAMES P. TAYLOR ot the -Pioneer. ry is magnificent and the humorous and melo-dramatlc scenes in which the rlav abounds receive enthusiastic ap plause from the audience. The play is Sale Begins Thursday, Jan. 5. Store Opens 9 a. m. mith's Clothing Store N. E. Cor. Tenth and Washington Sts. (Copyrighted.) coal, of DCNSMUIR'3 TON we sing. Of all the coals the WELLI.MjTO.n king. For range or stove, for furnace or for grair. The WELLINGTON IS prince and potcn-. tatt. One feature we desire to ernphasiza (This fact 'twill pay you well to memorize!: For LASTING QUALITIES it ts th best; IT DOES LAST LONGER than do ail the rest. Easy to light, is hard and clean and clear. For household pirposes U has no peer. Cum readily and makes a bright, hot fire. In short, Is everything that you desire. The entire Brown Building was flooded by watej during last Sunday's storm and we were unfortunate enough to have our entire stock damaged by water. It is our intention to Close Out the Entire Stock HO RESERVE I EVERYTHING GOES-1 RIDICULOUSLY LOW PRICES! The wearing quality of the goods is not impaired and on some of the goods the damage is scarcely perceptible, but the prices on every article In the store has been cut. The man never makes WELLINGTON mis- he wie Hotel t;ikc. And DUNSMflRS always takes. The ri-stcurantrur, low fuse. But DUNSMHR'S WELLINGTON he al ways uses. grada coal re- E!tahl.hed years- here for mora than twent Smith s Slothing Store Try DX'NSMVIRS WELLINGTON! giv- it a test. - 'The best is always cheapest. GET THE i BEST. N. E. Cor. ioth and Washington Sts., Oakland The store that always sells all advertised bargains. Sale Begins Thursday, Jan. 5th, at 9 A. U. 4r r 0 4rr f4440 4--fta 4r wwmw ttt tww t-tvtvt. wwr .w.w fpfo) w mm Pi t 9 Silk Department 65c,FANCE STRIPED AND CHECKED SILK: SALE PRICE J 40c; a Yard; 75c BLACK BROCADED SILK, ,24 inchesj wide; SALE PRICE J v 50c a Yard. O 85c BLACK DUCHESSE SATIN; SALSfRICE' J 65c a Yard! O $1.25' FANCY PLAID TAFFETA SILK; SALE PRICE 85c a Yard Cloak Department t $1.50 BLACK FANCY BAYADERE SILK : SALE PRICE $1.10 a Yardj s ! Black Dress Goods ' -50c FIGURED ALPACA, 39 inches wide; K ill be CLOSED OpT at 1 . 25c Yard i ' .1 ' 40g STORM SERGE, 38 Inchesf.-wide, in all pure, wool: SALE PRICE " 2c Yard 50c FANCY WEAVES, 39 inches Uiina karge variety of designs; will be CLOSED OUT at i 25c Yard i YvTith this offering we begin our GRAND SEMI-ANNUAL REDUCTION SALE of the ENTIRE BALANCE OF OUR MAMMOTH WINTER STOCK OF DRY i LADIES' CAPES, worth .53. ...marked down to 95C GOODS, preparatory to "the receipt of heavy importation of Spring Goods now in LADIES' CAPES, worth .5....markovl down to $2.45 transit. 1 LADIES' CAPES, worth $7. ., .markr-d down to $3,45 To accomplish the desired result quickly,, we have made a SHARP and DECISIVE CUT I.N PRICES that is bound to meet with an immediate response from discriminating buyers, as ' Such Wonderful Bargains have never before been offered We will add that the choicest of our Superb Winter Stock has been affected by these startling cuts in prices, and we can therefore readily pronounce this LADIES' JACKETS, worth $5 ; marked down to $2.45 LADIES' JACKETS, worth ?10 .marked down to $5,00 J LADIES' JACKETS, worth ?1'J.50. .marked down to $7.50 LADIES' JACKETS, worth ?17.."0. .marked down to $9.75 LADIES' SKIRTS, wftrth $1... .. .marked down to 50c A Golden Opportunity for Buyers T 65c FIGURED MOHAIRS, 45 inches wile, irk new patterns: SALE-PRICE 35c Yard, j 65c ENGLISH CliEIOT, in all-wool, extrai heavy; will he placed ON ' . . . SALE at . ! - 45C Yard 4- Z At 10c. j 175 pieces DOUBLE-FOLD DRESS GOODS, in medium ani brigrht ef-0 - lects; will be placed on SPECIAL SALE at 10c a yard. ' ' At 15c. j . . 85 pieces 42-inch NOVELTY DRESS GOODS, regular price 50c a -axd; on SPECIAL SALE at 15c a yard. Colored Dress Goods Table Damask1 T0e TABLE DAMASK, full bleach, 72 inches wide; value lor 70c ; on ?ale At 50c Yard. ; t S0c TABLE DAMASK in cream, 70 inches wide; the 70c grade; on sale At 50c Yard. 3c TABLE DAMASK, full bleach, 37 inchc? wide ; worth 50c; on sale At 38c Yard. 22Tc TABLE DAMASK, half-bleached, i inches wide; worth 30c; on sale : At 20c. j ' 102 pieces DOUFLE-FOLD DRESS GOODS, in fiprured. mixed and checked effects; will be rlaced on S FECIAL SALE at 20c a yard. , At 2sc 95 pieces 37-inch HEAVY MIXED DRESS GOODS, a full line of colors; former price 40c a yard; on SPECLL SALE at 23c a yard. ' At 3ac. ' 79 pieces' 3S-ineh DRESS GOODS, in shaded,1 figured, striped and mixed - .-rtn vain for fiflr a. vsrd: in SPTCOTAL SALE at 35c a yard. H rii.cv. v f av.w - - - - At 22c Yard Towels and Toweling 3Ve CRAP H TOWELING, 17 inches wide; a heavy cotton twill, woith 5c; on sale At 3yjc Yard 5c-CRASH TOWELING, 15 inches wide, all linen ; the 8 1-Sc grade on sale At 5c Yard lankets VT40--10-4 WHITE BLANKETS; a fine jrrade of wool; were M V; on sale At $3.40 Pair. LADIES' SKIRTS, worth ?2. .marked down to 90c 5 . LADIES' WRAPPERS, worth fl.. marked down to 45c LADIES' WRAPPERS, worth f 1.75 marked down to $1,00 PLUSH WRAPS, worth $3. .marked down to $1.45 PLUSH WRAPS, worth ?12.50 marked down to $7.75 K2.s-ii4 wniTE wool blanket?, n inchsc wide and j PLUSTI WRAPS, wort h $15 ....marked down to $9 75 very durab le; were 13.00; onfale x At $2.25 Pair. 1 W HITE COTTOS BLANKETS, 72 inches wide; extra ht-avy; were II. W; on sale At $1.15 Pair i MISSES' JACKETS, worth $5.... marked down to $2.35 i OPERA CLOAKS ... marked down 7,-ic 1M TOTTON BLANKETS, in both white and colored; we re ll-ou; on sale At 75c Pair. . ! BLACK BROCADED SATIX SKIRTS. ...marked down 4ic 10-4 COTTON BLANKET?, in both white and colored; tea 75c grade; on sale . At 45c Pair. - ; " : V: GLASS TOWELING, 18 inches wide, all linen; worth 10e; on sale At 7c Yard. Comforters 3Se 25dozen BED COMFORTERS; thf 3-1 size" worth 0e; oa "le At 35c Each LADIES' TAILOR-MADE SUITS, worth ?S marked vlown to $5.90 ? ! LADIES' TAILOR-MADE SUITS, worth $15..., .marked down to $7,50 j Flannel Night Gowns Blarked Down to One-Half Price ; 5e TOWELS, a heavy, soft grade of cotton, size 36x17, worth S5c dozen ; on sale At 5c Each. 5e 10 eases FRUIT OT THE LOOM and LONSDALE MUSUU, 36 inches wide; usually sold at 8 1-ac ; on sale At 5c Yard. 4e 10 cases 36-inch MCSC1N in both white and unbleached; tha Dc grade on sale At4C Yard. 5e 15 eases CAXTOK FLANNEL. unbleach only; thai 1-J quality; on sale At 5c Yard. - 6e 200 dozen PILLOW CASES. Ize 56x45, well finished ; worth 10c;" on sale At 6y3 Each. 60c 25 dozen BED COMFORTERS; rejular size; the -5c grade; a sale - . At 50c Each. 75c 20 dozeu BED C0MT0RTER3; regular Ue; white filling; wera $1.00, on tale At 75c Each, Flannelettes SUe-MO jteoe PRINTED FL.OfX ELETTi? ; tttrt Uaed; da;k tolora;worta 7c; on tale At 3 y2c Yard 5c-2-i0 piece OCTING FLAVNEL; a heary grade, the uxual I-S Sexuality on dale ' At 5c Yard. o U' SAN FRANCISCO f 4liltttt fOft A

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