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Wit and Humor,
As old settler:
A piece of codfish.
worn shorter tliis
Readiso makes a
full man, ami so
People who are all
the time cuttiug
up : Butchers.
TnE dinners given by Congressmen are
, known as gander parties.
Now that short skirts are coming into
fashion what will the ladies carry in their
It seoma a paradox that the result of
a crooked still should be a whisky
Uklrss a man can plait a bull-whip
he can't get a situation as district school
teacher in Texas.
- - fcSTROXO doses of advertising should be
administered to business that looks bil
ious about this time of year.
There is something noble about a
goat all boardera might imitate. He is
not particular what he feeds upon.
' "Maiuuage? Pooh I don't men-shun-it!"
exclaimed the maiden aunt. "In
deed they don't," replied her lovely niece.
Youxo women never marry, oid men
for money they yearn for a chance to
trade oiF their old clothes-to the peddler.
To call a mau an ass is a reproach, but
in Arabia, in bewailing h lost friend, they
frequently exclaim, "Ala?, my beloved
Science made easy. Friend to scien
tific authority : "Doctor, how is a man
to tell a mushroom from a toadstool ?"
Scientific authority : "ly eating it. If
you live, it is a mushroom ; if you die, it
is a toadstool."
A TiiKEE-TRAR-oi.n boy in North Ben
ningtoa asked an honest but poor Irish
man the other day fr a penny to buy
some candy, and when be replied that
"Faith, ho hadn't a tint," the little fellow
inquired with all the innocence imagin
able, "Have you failed?"
A snEUiFK clerk of Duudee was attend
ing a funeral. "How old was our de
parted friend " he inquired of a relative
of the deceased. "Very old," was the re
ply; "I believe he was in his eighty-seventh
year." "Not so very old," exclaim
ed the lawyer; "if my lather had been
alive he would have been 112!"
"Understand me, Mrs. Trevor, 1 don't
say that your man was drunk, or that he
had becu drinkiug even, but my husband
says he can prove by three witnesses that
they saw him try to pare an apple with
a corkscrew in broad daylight, and I
thought that looked so suspicious I felt
it my duty as a neighbor t come and
tell you about it."
A gentleman aud a scrub are seated
at the same table. The scrub is just fin
ishing his dinner; the gentleman just
beginning his. The sciub lights a cigar
and blows a cloud of smoke over his
coflee. The gentleman rises, and says in
the politest tores : "Excuse use, sir; will
it annoy you if I eat while you are
A man saw a "host while walkiutr along
a lonely highway at midnight. The ghost
stood exactly ia the middle of the road,
and the way laier, deciding to investigate,
poked it with his umbrella. The next
instant he was knocked twenty feet into
a mud-hole. Mora! Never poke an um
brella at a larye white mule when its
back is turned.
While a prisoner was beiur searched
at a police station he suddenly blurted
out: '-I'll never believe in old sayings
again!" "What's wrong with old say
ings?" asked the captain. "Why, there's
one that says, 'Heaven helps them that
helps themselves.' I helped myself to a
pair of breeches, and now where am I?
Where is heaven? Where is the help to
get out o' this?"
A VEur little toy had one day done
wrong, and he was sent, after paternal
correction, to ask in secret the forgive
ness of his Heavenly Father. His oll-.-nce
was passion. Anxious to hear what he
would say, his mother followed to the
door of the room. Iu lisping accents 9he
heard him ask to be made better; and
then, with childlike simplicity, he added:
"Lord, make ma's temper better, too."
Old Lord Elphinstone was asleep at
church, while the minister, a very addle
headed preacher, was holding forth. At
length the parson stopped and cried:
"Waukin, my Lord Aphiustoue." " I'm
no sleeping, minister." "But ye are
sleepin' I wager ye dinna ken what I
said last." "Ye said, 4 Waukin, my Lord
Aphiustone.'" "Ay, ay, but I wager ye
dinna ken what 1 said afore tha.t" "I
wager ye dinna yersel."
While several boys were nUvii
K""'- ' me siaewaiK near
vvu -v.vt.v,t, ui loeui saiu to the
other: "Say, Bob, your father has struck
a legacy, hasu't he?" "I duuno; why!"
wa3 the reply. "1 saw him come out
of the gate just now all togged up
to fits, and I hardly knew him."'' "Did
he have on an old plug hat, lon hair
rusty boots. coat gittin' shiny on the
elbows?" queried the son. "Not much'
lie shone like a new pin, and his diamonds
almost put my eye out." "Oh, von mat
our coachman instead of father!"' ex
plained the lad, and next moment he was
"knuckling down tight to "plu
bull's eye. Free Prens.
It you wunt to keep your boy at home,
make it pleasanter for him than the
street. Chalk a hopscotch in the hall,
put a hogshead ot molasses on tap in the
kitchen, nave a aog-ught in the back
yard, nake a "bully slide" on the cellar
door, have a hand orgau and monkey in
the reception room, and a German band
on the stairs. Hire a "Geevus" to be
chaffed. Let the boy chalk callers' backs
on the 1st of April, throw his base-ball
through the windows, ring the bells and
run avay, and "plug" the cook with fish
balls Sunday morning; but even then
you will have to engage a circus or "great
moral show" to drive through the mem
ises two or" three times in the seaon to
"make it pleasanter than the street."
A mx from the lower walks of life en
tered a drug store and inquired the price
of an ounce of arsenic. Being informed,
. he drew a paper from his pocket, con
sulted some figures and siid: "That's
wo cents more lhan they aked m in
hicago." "WcP, tho.e are my lowest
ures," replied the druit. The man
took out a. stub of a pencil, figured for
three or four minutes and sagely observ
ed: "It's time to practice economy, and I
might as well begin here. To cent on
an ounce U Jiiirty cents on a pound.
Thirty-two cents ou a pound is $32 on a
hundred weight, or $5,400 on a ton.
Great heavens! but do you think I would
recklessly throw awav six thousand four
hundred dollars? The druggist could
make no reply, aud the man looked terri
bly indignant as he walked ont. Free
LETTER OK rKOFESSOU WATEKHOVSE.
Dear Sin: My interest in the indus
trial welfare of the country induces me
to address you upon a subject of great
Personal investigation in India have
fully convinced me that jute can be nat
uralized in the United States. The con
ditions of soil and climate in Southern
States and in California are suited to the j
growth of this plant. The commercial
importance of jute is now immense. The
culture of this staple now adds scores of
millions annually to the productive wealth
of India. Amid all the vast and diver
sified productions of that fruitful land,
only cotton, opium and rice exceed jute
in mercantile value. In 1872, besides all
the domestic consumption of jute, 700,
000,000 pounds were exported to foreign
countries. The United Kingdom now
annually manufactures more than 800,
000,000 pounds of the fiber.
The range of its uses is broad. It now
enters into the manufacture of almost
every kind of fabric, from the coarsest
gunny-cloth to tho finest satin. It is
claimed that the culture of jute is less
exhaustive to the land and more profit
able to the cultivator than that of sugar
cane or cotton. Tho plaut grows with
rank luxuriance. Sometimes the vield
per acre is 3,500 pounds.
The cheapnoss of native jute for bags
and baling would fae.ilitar th mnv.
ment of our crops and the revival of our
domestic commerce. The fertility of our
soil, the economy of our agricultural
machinery, our skilled labor and scien-!
tific supervision, and our superior chemi
cal and mechanical processes of treat
ment, will assuredly enable Americans
successfully to compete with the rude
manual industry of India in the cultiva
tion and manufacture of this important
Planters, chemists and inventors muv I
profitably direct their attention to this i "Up to a day before starting 1 con
new source of personal and public wealth, j sitter it necessary to walk from fifteen to
Improvements in methods of cultivation, J twenty miles daily. I could not keep the
in processes of steeping the plant, and I muscles of my limbs hard and solid with
in mechanical facilities for removing the
bark, would open to ingenious minds un
trodden paths to opulence.
Perhaps the Middle States, also, are
adapted to the growth of jute. Even iu
the case of failure, the experiments
would involve no serious loss; while, in
the event of success, the new industry
would enrich the nation. But in order
to avoid possible loss, the tests in the
Central States should be made on a small
scale. The experience of the nreseut
season will determine to what extent jute i
culture in the United States can profit- j
ably be carried. j
Jute seed, and practical in,f riu-tu.ns '
with regard to the time of planting and j
tne preparation ot the fiber tor market, ! are familiar with my step. Iam often
can bo obtained from the Agricultural j asked by lady friends who wish to aid me,
Commissioner itt Washington But the j but they only drag me' luck instead of
time for active work has already arrived, ! helping me on."
and planters who are purposing to test, j In a general conversation Mis V. n
during the present season, the adaptation j Hilleru said tlat she should endeavor io
tf American soil to jute cufture, should walk the first thirty-rive miles without a
make immediate application to the Coin- i rest, ns her success depends upon the
missioner for seed. number of miles she is able to place be-
An industry fraught with such possi- j hind her in the first thirteen hours of the
bilities of national wealth deserves en-j trial. The lady acknowledged that when
couragement by legislative bounties. ! neariog the finish the "miles were very
It is hoped that your Excellency will j long," anc1 that to make success reason
further the success of this undertaking J ably cure it was necessary to have fully
by official recommendations, and that the ixly-jice per cent, of the woik done w' en
Legislature and State Board of Agricul- fifty per cent, of the time was used up. 'fu
ture will actively aid an enterprise whose ;
pruspeiny wouia so etlectively promote
the material interests of the ua'tion.
Very respectfully yours,
Old Muse in Trouble.
We met "Old Moee" yesterday, and no
ticed that there whs a dark cloud hover
ing over his despondent brow.
"What's the matter, Uncle?" we asked.
He shook his head as if he had nothing
left to live for, and said:
"I'se iu a peck of trouble. De Lord i
knows where dis heah i gwine to end. j
I'se done gib it up." J
"What is the trouble about?" ;
After several sighs that seemed to j
come up from the bottom of his boots, j
he explained that he wa the secretary ot l
the local colored lodge of Free Masons;!
that he was th o.ustiuiin tu. i. '
that for keei.ioo-Io. lt. i,- I
bv the lorio-fi tri 1
everv Satnnl.iv nid.f ti. . i
-vjauao Ul I 'U Lll . Ilia L i
over, he carried the books home and I
turned them over' to the "ole 'ouian Vunt 1
Dinah," for safe-keeping k..,1 fil, Vh 1
tlipm awav in hr fmnb- t. i :j i :
- j iiuMn, oiuij; n iu lid .
fjshal flowers, anrl fpLtAra . n.l
and sich." He also stated thaf h i,,t
. iLtuviCi uuii iinri v.
forgotten to mention to Aunt. Dinah that!
he was receiving ten dollars a month for
keeping the books, and he had uniformly
iorguuen to turn over to her the aforesaid
ten dollars, but had squandered the same
:icu me sunt ,
own little personal expenses; that '
some unknown ,,Pmnn hri ;f.m,i :
Dintihthat Old Mose w9 rtr;n tan i
dollar, for keeping the booksfand con.e- i
luenuy, wiien lie remarked the other I
eveuin that it being time for him to n '
to the Iodre. and im.m r,...,,:,. i.,.-
hand him out tho hnnka ?nuu.i ,
.1 . . uuiut
so sue sat down on thu tmnL- .i
tivtly refused to turn i.vr tl,pJ
UDtit lie aid over th fV'li rrkl hire r !
he told htr the ten dollars' xxorn hie'n
for keeping the book.-, she retorted
"Who's been keei.in' H.,. 0-
Hasn't I been keepiu' de bont in i 1 an before the snake could make a dcad
. i. .ii i .. -,c "onus in ie , . ........ CV.1...II ht
nuutv an ue tune? Hun' out ,lu, f.i0
U - . . . v 'HIM IUUUJ
nai s comm' to me for keenin' .! hnnV. "
"What did you tell her, .Mose?"
i roie her 1 wanted dem boo
ks tit L-i.r
minits in. dat she di.lnV L-r., i
keep de book-, but she 'lowed she was
gwine to show me she k no wed how to
keep de books, and, foah God 1 she is a
kcepin em. De lodge has pinted a com-
' luvengate my accounts
dar sue is squattin' on de trunk hi
,,au ,.,r Ie tea dollars I'se done
spent. n,)esn t yer know somebody who
wants ten dollars wuflf of whitewLhin'
done in advance?"-.9a Antonio Ilemld.
1 ay ocit Debts. Ciean hands in mat
ters ot money amoUg the voung certainly
ought to be the indispensable condition of
gentlemai.liue.s. No mau who borrow sand
does not pay, and does not care whether
he pays or not, is a gentleman, no matter
how itty, or gay. or fine he m iy be To
speak in good plain English, the man who
cresses himself at another's expense not
knowing how to pay, t.ot caring whether
lie pays, is a genteel scoundrel! And
yet such things are done by good-natured
IOlk. tV k ! 11,1-htvi t-fn.l t.
. ' i'cuh', oy persons
who never orohe t)
tain wh it their tendency is, and' wh.tt'th
'm. IUVMUI1 19 HSt PT-
MTntE has given women t vo pain
ful but heavenly gifts, which distinguish
thei.i and otten rsise them above human
nature corupWum and enthusia-ra Br
compassion thoy devute themselves: by
enthusiasm thy exalt themselves. La-marline.
The Walking Woman.
The little yellow-haired German pedal-.
istic artist is resting at the Grand Hotel,
j and enjoyiDg,during the pleasant weather,
', the many sights of the city and its sub
i urbs. She appears to be in excellent
! spirits. Miss Von Ilillern is not a ready
talker, and in conversation requires occa
sional assistance from her maid. Says
"When I was at school in Germany
three Tears there was a great deal of
interest taken iu walking, and I took
pleasure iu entering the contests which
were gotten up by the young ladies of my
"When did you first appear in public
in this country?"
"In December, 1876, at the Boston
music hall, when I succeeded in walking
three hundred and fifty miles in six days
"Do you consider these protracted
"Not in tho least. My system of liviug
enables me to go through them without
strain. I am sure if all the ladies would
exercise more la the open air they would
enjoy better health. Some of my Boston
lady friends now accompany me twenty
miles in the country. Whuu I first knew
them they would get tired iu five or six
"It has been stated that you use no
"No, indeed. That would bo in direct
opposition to my theory. I believe one
can do more without stimulants than with
"Have vou auy objections to stat1ur
"None whatever. I eat rare beef.
baked or boiled potatoes, oatmeal, and
almost any good, substantial food that is
not fried. Pastry I never use; neither
tea nor coffee."
f preparation is re
walk as you propose
quired for such a
this week ?"
"What distance have you walked in
public during the fourteen months sdnce
"About 2,:.")0 miles."
"Have you usually been successful? '
"Once in Worcester, Mass., I lost a
fifty mile walk by thirty-five minutes.
Again in Springfield, the 20th of August
the w armest day of last summer I was
defeated by time, fifteen minutes and
eight seconds iu ft walk of fifty miles."
"It would stem that company would
aid you. It certainly would relieve the
No, sir; I never h:ve any one walk
with me but my regular attendants, who
day she will exercise but litt!e,only atteud-
ingchurch. To-morrow she remains abso
lutely quiet, seeing no one, but leading
and courting sleep as much as possible,
in order to be better prepared for fight
ing the drowsiness during the long tramp.
She never pays any attention to chal
lenges from any quarter. She gives hev
own exhibitions of health, strength ami
endurance, and t ther people can give
theirs if they wish. Cincinnati Cotnnur
Mr. SchelPs Splendid Shot.
As the fast express ou the Lake Shore
stopped at Berea yesterday to take water,
the pat sengers saw iu a corner of a rail
fence, sunning itself, a large snake.
Whe the engineer blew off a stream of
hissiuy, hot steam, the suake suddenly
coiled itself up as if to jump at the brake-
man, who stood witl
his back to the rep
tile. Col. Robert Dowues, who was iu
. .it ...
the parlor car, law the dangerous position
of th.e ,"Hk'mHUand wiUl a Cuo1 presence
01 ,uln leHl)eu Inmi uie car, giaspeu a
tence rttH' ani proceeded to strike at the
By this time the ladies in the car were
. . .
screaming, and the other male passengers
ad lumped out to help the colonel. Hie
snaitc nau uuoLreu vaiiuuci xsowiies uici
; blow by dipping its head, then suddenly,
i to the horror of every one, sprang from
! it roil, head foiemost uunn the nlatform
- ., , ., , , - ,
Ui? l HnQ U,e oewgopen Sua-
uery e3'es un" uaiuuS i8
Btraixht iuto the car Several ladies
":ar'f ,rt,inte1 Ud th. 8Cre?f ot
tentlcnt Ievve11' wlu) ht4a VxvolTer' ,rora
! me "r car- -,ir- -eweu is a gouu snot,
! having t-erved through the Jlexican war;
, ... ... . ,.r ..... j
""i me fcientus oi tue iau) pasM iiycis
'. seemed to unnerve him, aud his hrt shot
i with heail --rect,ready to r-pi -ing in among
' a halt ta!ntlnr! Ioul " ladies.
Luckily, as soon as Mr. .Newell
1V snrin'', jit. vuiusms ocueii, oi ew
-. , - . .. , ... . ... ,
loric, urew a revolver ano siwi me enaKe
dead. Quiveiinr a ninmoit, ha head
fell, and the dead body lay lifeless on the
floor oi the car.
On measuring the snake it was found to
be seventeen feet and seven inches b-ng,
and had fourteen rattles in its tail and
lour rattles around its neck. It was a
. i-n rp srtprif'Q if rrtlesnk.oi" rir.lix Itnnki Ml .
thought heretofore by naturalists to be an
..' . - , .. ....
extinct species, uur rentiers tnu hiw.d
the largest credit to thi. account, as we
gained our information from one of the
t:Hssen"ers who jut the snake die and
afterwards measured it. Mr. Eii Perkins
is the pis-t-ner. Cleveland riaindealer
The Wax ok Hef.s. Wax is generated
in the bodies of bees at will, oozing out
between the scales ,.f their abdomen in
little plates no larger than the top of i
pin's head. When bees are engagei
building rapidly the floor board is ofteu
thickly sonnkled with the wax scales
which have fallen from the workman's
months. Each be genera'e lvo scales
at a time ami is una'de to do fo on sc inty
dief, but mut feel liberallv on honev
during the time. The consumption t f
honey is very i;reit whMi whx production
ia going on. Lie'oeg was of opinion that
twenty j ounds of honey were required to
uisuuiacture tne p
ul fid o.'- wiix. Englih
One hriDtired and fifty thousand dol
lar have been thrown away iii the strike
of tLe London uihsods. It U nt' an end,
and they ar? ?t" course beaten.
COURTESY OF BMiCROFT LIBRARY,
The Mo3t Precious of Gifts.
Health is undeniably a more precious gift
than riches, honor or power. Who would
exchange it for these, the chief objects of
human ambition? It is obviously the part
of wisdom to employ means for tho preser
vation of health aud tho prolongation f
life which time and experience have proved
to be reliable. Many of the dangers by
which health is threatened may be nullified
by the use of that most irresistible of cor
rectives and tonics, Hostetter's Stomach Bit
ters, which, by increasing vital power and
rendering tho physical functions regular and
active, keeps the system in good working
order and protects it against disease. For
constipation, dyspepsia, liver complaint, ner
vousness, kidney aud rheumatic ailments, it
is invaluable, and it affords a sure defence
against malarial fevers, besides removing ev
ery trace of such disease from the system.
Half a wineglassful taken before meaU im
proves the appetite and insures complete di
gestion and assimilation.
Wanted. A good Agent in every city,
town and viilage in the United States, to
take subscriptions for the Commercial Ad
vocate, the only anti-Catholic and pro-Chinese
paper published in America. Subscrip
tion $3.00 a year, in advance. Good induce
ments will be ottered to Agents. Write for
terms and full particulars. Address Com
mbhcial Advocate, 5'Ji Montgomery Street,
San Francisco. Cal.
Fhtsioians of high standing unhesitating
ly give their indorsement to tne use of the
Graefenberg-MarshaU's Catuolicon for all fe
njale complaints. The weak and debilitated
find wonderful relief from a constant use 6f
this valuable remedy. Sold by all druggists.
tl.5t) per bottle.
IIEKBINE purities the blood.
HERBIN'E is nature's own remedy.
I1K11151NE is a household blessiusr.
HEKB1NK should be used by every family
I1EK15INE contains nothing injurious to
UEKI51NE should not be confounded with
'.Leap nostrums made to sell at a low price.
HERlilN'E is worth $5.00 a liottie to auy
person who uecds it, but is solJ for -i.00 per
HEKBIN'E should be in the hands of every
llrst-class druggwt. Ask your druggist for
it, and if he has none, tell hi in to "rdf.r a
J. VY. SHAEFFEK & CO'S UKEEN SEAL
CIUAK3 are made from finest Havana To
bacco. S'J:-J Sacramento St.. San Francisco.
Any pai tl. desirous of having goods purchased lor
them lu ban Francisco can do so by aklre8iLK Mrs.
W. II. Ashley, who will send Bam plea of goods for
their lUHpecllon. To the lait.e 1 would fcay that I
have a Urst-class entabliHhuient for Dress-making, and
am prepared to execute country orders with dirn.itcli.
Being engaged lu business here I have the advantage
of buying goods direct from the Importers at whole
sale, and would glva my palrons the bene lit of same.
Goods purchased aud sent C. i). 1. Send for C ircular.
Addrena MR9. W. H. ASHLEY fit Snttr tret:t.
Kootu SI. S:m Francisco.
Canakt Uiho.1 from ti to t5, (J. O. L. to any
part of the country. Send ror circulars to A. L021 ek.
4 13 Ketirny Street, Saa Francisco.
All l'botOKraphs matle at the New York Gallery,
Xo. TLIrJ St., S. F., are ifuarantoe J to be flrst class.
Prlctw to suit the tiinea. J. H. 1'ktkrs, Proprietor.
1'HorooRAPas oi superior lluifsti at Morae'H I'ulact
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MUeeli I cnln (staiiiji taken) to pny uiaillii,; uxju'iifes.
Money returned to those not Batinued they net Double
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.). uowu s aon, l.iti ana ias oxl &t,. FlitHburith. ra.
VTEWEST NOVELTIES. LOWEST PKICE3. The
Xl moat money for amenta. All the best aellmir t-rM.,(
ill m-nuuiitrf y nuu noiioiin. t a La kikiib tree
street. Ban Francisco.
rpL'KKISH KUO PATTERNS nt free by MAIL
X on receipt of sample price. At-cnls mnmi K,,r
circulars address J. E. WAUOlJ.San Mateo. (Jul.
IIt. C. U. I.KAK.N. KC.VTIMT.
has removed to 5 Market St.. Sun Kmn.
ciBco, corner of Kearny Dr. Chamberlain's iiid otllce.
SEND FOR IT I L'.ZjT
1AV, Silver Stem-wlndinK ElKin,ai. At H. i YEKS &
M) ft i.oan omce. tj.-n t mm 4ts Kearny M..S.F
A. Slontli. ARente Waated. 8 best sell
in(t articles in the world. One rumple free.
Address JAY UltONSOX. Detroit, Mich.
OHX TO ItlTH
'end 1 and 3-cent
stamp to w. ii. UAiLi . a l huriow mock, ban
Francisco, for hia llomx Xarlir or I-iiman-
hIiIu. Teaches plain and ornamental writing and
lrij tif mrtis, t ic.
GILHAM'S GREEN OINTMENT,
IJOK all external diseases of the Horse, ha no equal
For sale by Traders OrupBlsts and Harneea-niak
eri. MAIS & WINCHESTER. San Francifco.
FEW FIHST-CLASS AGENTS CAN HEAH OK
x. an onnortunltv to eniraee In a liubt. pleasant an
money -makliiK business by applying Immediately or
BendtnK for circular to KlLULK HItOS., a4 Post
Street, San Franciwo.
Chrotnos, Crayon, I'icture and Chromo
Cards. Its samples, worth 5. sent.
lor s5 Cents. Illustrated Ca'.alogue fr.
J. H. ilUFFOKD'S SONS. HPS TON'
QUICK FOR THE SPRING TRADE ! ?BSiiWl
money selling our Centennial Kress Diagrams. Ad
dress DIAUi:AM," J Hush Pireet, feau Francisco.
UAC Vflll HKKS IT? If not, send your nd
nAlL IUU dress and we will furnish vou fre by
mall our beant-ful Illustrated Book in which you will
ttnd many articles which can be nsed wirh pleasure,
or sold with profit. Address WHITNEY. CimKE
CO. P. O. Drawer SI I. ! Sfste .Street. Chlcsgo.
Wr ANTED MALK OK FEMALE AGENTS TO
If sell Goldman's Cf lebrated Fire and Water Proof
MflglC Cement (in liquid form for repairing broken
ware: the only arilc.le of it kind now in nse, which
Is guaranteed ly the inventor as represented, conse
quently the most saleable article In the niHrket;. re
tailed at XSc. and 5tH:. per bottle. Depot, Hi45 Mar
ket Street, between fith and 7th, San Francisco.
AnCtlTQ DO YOD WANT THE BEST LINE
MllbfllOof Cliromos and Framen In
America? Do yon want the lowest prices and I're
ALBEKT DHiKEE A CO..
II Monroe Street. Chlcauo.
STANDARD WATCHES ! M
IVairhm and Itrnl Jewelry Bend forour Iliun
trated Hook. hi. h we will mail free to any address.
Our prices will at-tonlsh yon. WHII'XKl, ( OOKK
A- ro., IHI State btreet. Chicago. P. Drawer Ml.
t0 Ofin-TOR PALE IN OAKLAND. CAL.,
tlJ,f)W Hou'eand Lot In tiie lnont rapidly lin
pfovlng part of the ciry: within 5 minutes' waik
(north) from Adaline or Centre Street Mation. Lot
88x115. Houe ncailv new. A I.trs" and beautiful
rottnee. In the finest style of architecture: ix rooms,
two bav windows, two marble mantels, (ran. b.Ui. hot
and cold water, and all modern Improvements. Will
be oolil at a bargain for cahh. Inquire on the prenil--e,
WIS Kirkham fct.. or of X. K. JOJI Nt 1 1 X, 5ii
Market t., Ban FranelBco. thi rtl floor .
CT ONLY OF YOT-R OKOCER AVD TAKE NO
other. Ainrri ,tm h u k
The beit 8oj lor familv use.
e are aiso 6 l Aeen for the Paclfle
Cot for CrDDELL TOILET HOAVS. These Toilet
Soaps aro better than any Imported Remember the
naina. EMPEKOK 8AVDN. ALBERT MAU CO.,
Wholesale Grocers, 10 una HI California St.,$.T.
C ALVERT" S
S'J per gallon.
T. W. JACKSON, San Kraa
Cisco. Sole Agent for the is
C. Si P. H. TIPwRELL & CO.,
TMFOBrZB AND BiNPFiOTOHM OF
BOOTS AND SHOES
XU. CLAY HTKKKT,
Between Sansome and Battery, SAN FKANCISCO.
Manufacturers of Men , Boys'. Youth's, and Chil
dren's VHiH CALF BOOTS.
Orders solicited and promptly filled. AH slzei nc
qualities made at the luwesl market prices.
Please examine uie goous ana prices.
GREGORY & CO..
4 t'AMFOKNl.V St., 8. K.,
Agents for the Celebrated
A brand of Kubuer Hose made e
prewly for use on the 1'acltic Coast.
Coku no more and guaranteed to out
liit any otlior made.
CAUSTIC SODA !
UOI.IklXU DAVIS & CO.,
C11L.OKIOK Of 1,1311), dr., &c, lr.
.lACKSOX, 41C Sacramenio St., tn Kran
cisce. Manufacturers' Agent.
LATTIN SPRING BED.
XD.W. T11K TJlisT IN l.SK. hN-
O d'red by nil li!t-i lit-s dcalvrv.
l'rice from &i to
s. Warratited for HI jsars. Send for Circular U
1020 Market Street, Nau I'ranclsteo.
AMD BOYS' CLOTHING.
I'roiupt attention given to order Jroui the r jmitry.
?J6, T'iS. 7;80, and 7:J4 M". ket St.. Sn Franciseo.
I'OST STUBKT, SAN t liASl'li a). Tllfc
olcleist niiJ nt con !! t. ni'.-.en iaj t'w
on the ci'iis;. r'leuuat h.i.i: now r.ruit'ir;; trior.
ough ibMruciion: j.racncil tiC.i':ru: Uxirh 6l..t.t:.:ig
wuh tl.e putj'te. Sturteiita ran cr-i.tnu'tn'w a: vO
time. I'nv arid vij!Ps; vm!ui.. ;.r-.'.i!urs m:iv be
hud tree ua application.
J. ROCK'S NURSERIES,
For Sale thisSeitson aLarjie and Complete Stock of
Fruit and Ornamental Trees!
Evergreens, Shrul-s, aud Flowerlnp I'lanU, Oranife
and Lemon iree, m.-ncau ami .lapneM; i ersnu
mon. Nut Hearing l'rees in lar aritty, hardy
Painis and trnanieiiial Plants. A iare i.fsorunent
of bmall Fruits. -te. I"Ttr Coiup.cte Lift send
for a Cutulotfue Jli" CO;ik. H:n .!jsc
PACIFIC WATER CURE
Eclectic Health institute,
NORTHWEST CORNER 7th AND L
SACKA3IEXTO, CA I,.
UeiiiK full' prepared to treat all forms of disease on
the latest and most st'len:itlc principles, together
with Kood rooms and bourd, we with confidence ask
for public patronage. For further particulars ad
dresa.fl. I'. CI.AV nO.M.II., Pt uiirirlor.
LOS GATOS NURSERIES,
S. NEWHALL, Prop'r, San Jose, Cal.
A largo and general assortment of Fruit ami Orna
mental Trees. Kvenrreeiw, ! lowering ShrMbs. Hoses,
(ireenhouse Plauis, tirapi-vines aud i:iail Iruits, eie.
&I.0CU line Almontl on A.moini sfocks. I oiler f. r tale
a well assorted, w.'li rown and tialiMV s'ikcli. Ixiw-
topped ftulky fruit trees a specialty. Address.
S. NEWHALL San Jose Cal.
CHOICE SMOKING TOBACCO,
Packed in two, four and ciht pound Sticks lrom
Forty to Sixty-five Cents per Pound.
These Tobaccos 111 ii- found superior to any In the
market for the price. We will send then to anyone
address In lots of not less than live (5) pounds, C. O. I.
E. BRIGGS & CO., Tobacconist,
a-.l and .Vi7 Market St.. San Francisco.
The TIF Fir Well lloriiitr unci Uock
rrillinu' Marliino is the only Machine that
will succeed everywhere. It makes the best
of wells in any soil or roi k. One man and one
borse can make from $25 to S.IO n (lay.
Circulars and references tent Tree. No Pat
ent Kic.ht SwiNDI.it. Address
LOOM IN A XYMAN, TIFFIX, OHIO.
VT HOCK MOTTOM I'lIICKS DllTr.I.E FARM
Harness w iih leather irai-es. all complete, if 20 to
fctTi per set. Single Hugr Harness, I." to 'fi5 .cr M't.
Calilornia Sadnles. ; to $10 each, with sinc'nos. Side
Saddles. on rawhideor American frees, Hi! to 1 15 each.
Orders by Mail or Kxpresa promptlv and faithftillv
tilled ami satlslactir.n guaranleed. W. DAVIS, fit
Market St.. San Francisco, Wholesale Saddlery Dealer.
l17r O O X-l
2IO lnvi Kli'ffl, - - Han Frunt'lara.
Wool Bng1. Twine, Sheep Shears, Sheep Washses,
Sulphur and Tobacco for s ile.
Oil for Family Use.
Oil., 150 deg. Fire Test
In 1, 2, and 5 gallon cans.
It HII.I.IAT Oil..
Faucet and Plain.
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1S3 CALlfOftSfA St.. Koom 13, - Sax Francisco.
Anyncent orcanvner,or any pe-aon fekinir a chance
o eutn n hon-v.!'i' iivmsr, cn tive eni i. ttiein a
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simply tending to the undersigned It) centn. Wo inelot.
itnin it particulars of our hiisiiie,nrd toll information
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keen, 18f.: 10 lb. cam. iOc. Aleo m it nfictureii of
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rial Htreet, Knn FrMiieUeo.
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THE DIffiB WALLET
13. IHtlGGS & CO.,
525 and 52T Market Street,
FrauriM'o, JIarrh 1. 1ST.
pared from Herbs, aud Is highly recommended
as a ("peciflc for Cancers, Tumors, Scrofula, Old Sores
Rheumatism, and diseases of the Throat. Lungs,
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DOCTCS KEHDKN AXDKI'Z on the outside wrapper,
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Wholesale Agents. San Francisco.
A superb life-sixe portrait of either
of these favorite poets will be sent
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Serial Stories by W. 11. r.iftlioo. Henry James, Jr
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market sfT.ocls. tie ntlemaiiy atid r.bliaing clerks
and CHreTul waiters in aitendanc. This house is th
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coa-h will carry passengers to and from the house
free of charge. Prices from &1.00 to fca.SO per day.
Terra-Cotta Chimney Tops and Flues,
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AND IX EVERT OAR DEN.
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tofor. The ages of my trees are lrom ona to rur
years, so that iruit will be had on the larger trees iu
a year or two.
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