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Wit antl Humor.
pie like a poet? When it's
Wedding belles those who have a
wedding ring. ,
What kind of a ship has two mates
and no captain? A Courtship.
Why is a rose-bud like a promissory
note? It matures by falling dew.
What man must have his glass before
he can do a day's work? A glazier.
What kind of lights did they use in
the ancient synagogues? Israelites.
One of the greatest wonders in this
world is what becomes of all the smart
There is a difference in milk-maids;
the milk made in the country is not the
same as the milk made in the city.
"Happy is the man," says the New Or
leans Picayune, "who can lie all day un
der a shade tree, looking for work."
The girls of Tuscola, 111., place a blue
ribbon and a mitten on the table when
their lovers come to visit them, and say,
Early to bed and early to rise makes a
man healthy, wealthy, and wise; but
early to ryes ana tardy to bed makes a
man's nose turn cardinal red.
A Syracuse clergyman wanted to com
promise with his parishioners who volun
teered to give him a donation visit, by
giving them orders on a restaurant for
one hundred oyster stews.
An enthusiastic Indiana editor wrote,
"The battle is now opened;" but alasl
the intelligent compositor spelt battle
with an "o," and his readers say they
have suspected it all along.
Ah I well, mv dear fellow, marriage is
the best thing in the long run, and I can
assure you that after a year or two a man
gets used to it, and feels just as jolly as
if he bad never married at all
How funny I If you see a merchant
studying up the sailiDg days ot foreigB
steamers, you form a high opinion of
his business; but if a cashier does it, you
draw your deposit from his-bank instant
er. Lowell Courier.
"Hurrah I" cried a young lawyer who
had succeeded in his father's practice,
"I've settled that old lawsuit at last."
"Settled it 1" exclaimed the astonished
parent, "why, we've supported the lumily
on that lawsuit for ten years past."
A witty clergyman, accosted by an oid
acquaintance by the name of Cobb, re
plied: "I don't know you, sir." "My
name is Cobb, sir," rejoined the man,
who was about half seas over. '"Ah, sir;
you have so much corn on that I did not
see the cob."
At dinner the host introduces to the
favorable notice of the company a splen
did truffled pheasant, amid murmurs of
admiration. "Isn't it a beauty?" he says.
"Dr. So-and-So gave it to me killed it
himself." "Aw! what was he treating it
for?" says one of the guests.
Did the prophet Isaiah ever eat at a
railroad station? It certainly looks so,
for how could he have described it so
literally if he had not? "And be shall
snatch on the right hand and be hungry;'
ana ne snau eat on tne ieit hand, and
they shall not be satisfied." Congrega
tionalist. "What's the matter sonny ?" said a man
to a youngster who was tearfully rubbing
tne seat or his pantaloons as he walked
along; "What's the matter, got on the
wrong tract f" "les" was the reply.
-guess x aia, way tne old man switched
me off jes now." Boston Commercial
"3Ir. Bresident," said a Buffalo alder
man, "I makes der motion as der new
jail be build on der same spot as der old
jail what s now standing; dat saves der
money for der land, an I makes der mo
tion as der old jail shall not be pull down
till der new jail is built, so ve vill not be
widout xler jail." Boston Commercial
At a recitation in ancient history, an
auburu-baired student, tempted thereto
by the assertion that "the Egyptians were
in the habit of sacrificing red-headed
girls to the devil, puts the question :
"What did they do with the retf-headed
boys?" and the professor answers unto
him: "They supposed they would go of
their own accord."
He had made a hearty meal at a res
taurant, and getting up he said to the
waiter, "I declare, if I haven't forgotten
my purse." The waiter fired up and
hurled big words at him for full three
minutes before pausing for breath. When
a chance came the stranger continued,
"But I have a five dollar note here in
my pocket." The waiter couldn't smile
to save his life.
A farmer being poorly provided with
material of sustenance for his men, fed
them with pork cooked with the rind
upon it. A young man of the company,
not liking the outer portion of the food,
was observed by the host to be carefully
removing the outside covering, where
upon the latter said; "Young man, we
eat the rind and all here." To which
the youth replied: "All right, old man;
I'm qutting it off for you."
Things Not so Generally Known
as They Ought to be. That tho even
ing song of the nightingale is nice, but
that the morning lay of the barndoor
fowl is nicer. That the end of the
longest wail is always blubber. That
ships are frequently put into stays, but
they only wear barnacles when they go
tosea. That some lovers quarrels becin.
and many end with a smack. That, al
though one swallow may not make a
summer, yet an inverted tack on a chair
will make one spring. That the real
apd only correct system of book-keeping
is not to lend them. That it is very
difficult to keep your own peace of
mind if the wife of your bosom will in
sist on frequently giving you a piece of
Herman Schuster, of St. Louis, awoke
one morning to find himself dead. That
is to say, the newspapers said he was
dead and that his body was at the morgue.
Mr. Schuster went to the place men
tioned, aDd there, sure enough, found
himself laid out on a slab, dead as any
body couid wish to be. The forehead of
the corpse was exactly like his own. The
moustache likewise. The body wouldn't
vary in weight five pounds from the
weight of his own. The clothes of the
inanimate person were as much his own
as if he had worn them himself. "Vot
ish de golor of his eyes?" asked Herman
of Mr. Ainbaugh. The doctor turned up
the corpse's eyelids and found that the
eyes were blue. "Dot ish petter," said
Herman, with a long sigh of relief. Dot
is ot miue poddy. Dose ice is blue and
mine ia plack. Goot in himmell vot a
narrow eschape vot a glose gall dose
vas I" It was the most remarkable case
of mistaken identity that St. Louis baa
had in years.
Minnie Warren's Death.
Minnie Warren, the joungest, bright-!
est aud prittiest of Mr. Barnura's dwarfs,
died in MiddleLoro, Jttass., on luesday
eveniug in childbed. She was the young
est of a family of eight children, all of
whom except herself and her sister La
vinia, now Mrs. Tom Thumb, were of or
dinary size. When Minnie was 11 years
of age she joined the Tom Thumb troupe,
and for 15 years she traveled almost con
tinually, visiting nearly all the civilized
parts ot the globe, bhe was 40 inches in
height, and never attained a weight to
exceed 45 pounds, being considerably
shorter and more slender than Mrs.
Thumb. She was 27 years of aire at the
time of her death. To a pretty face she
added, pleasant disposition and winning
ways, and she became the fast favorite
of Mr. Barnum as well as of the public.
When Tom Thumb was married to La-
vinia Warren the general opinion was
that Commodore Nutt would take Min
nie for his bride; but the little Commo
dore had set his affections on Lavinia,
and his little heart was blighted when
General Thumb won her from him.
"Never mind, Commodore," the jovial
Barnum said, "Minnie Warren is a better
match for you. She is younger than
you, while Lavinia is several years older."
''Thank you, sir," the Commodore said,
stiffly; "I would not marry the best
woman living. I don't believe in women,
anyway." Time lessened Commodore
Nutt't grief, and he partly renewed h
attentions to Miss Minnie. But, after
his first disappointment in love, it is said
he became a fast young man, and Minnie,
like a wise young lady, discouraged his
addresses. A few years ago, Barnum
found another lilliputian, Major Newell,
who was rechristeued General Grant, Jr.,
and added to the Tom Thumb combina
tion. The Major was bright and intelli
gent, aai he and Minnie became great
triends. Aoout a year ago thev were
married, and they lived happily together
with General ihuinb and wile in Mtudle-
boro. Their last tour together was in tl
Western States, from which they recently
When Mr. iiirnum was in this city re
cently he let out the secret, which had
been closely kept by Minnie's family,
but the memory of the spurious Thumb
baby led many to regard the story as a
Barnum hoax. But the New Haven
women soou discovered the purchase ot
little bits of muslin, lace and flannel by
memoers ot tne Warren household, and
secrecy became impossible. A ladv
friend who visited the Warrens described
the little garments as "too comical for
anything." DjIIs' patterns were used
ana uie nuie sups ana wrappers were
made one-sixth of the size of ordinary
oaoies. jvirs. jxeweu is described as
looking forward to maternity with sjreat
anticipations of happiness and no mis
givings. Her husband, however, had
gloomy forebodings, and expressed the
greatest solicitude. Her death was
great shock to her family. The child
died at birth. It weighed five pounds
and tan ounces. Four hcu.-s later the
mother died from exhaustion. Mis
xseweii s aeatn caused aeep sorrow iu
Middleboro, where she and her sister
were much loved. Much sympathy is
expressed for Major Newell, who is over
whelmed with grief. Mrs. Newell is to
be buried in Middleboro this aftrrnoon.
The announcement of Mrs. Newell's
death was received with many express
sions of regret by members of the old
Museum company iu this city. Mr.
Barnum is now with his show in Indiana.
His son-id-law, Mr. Hurd, who is full of
reminiscences of the Lilliputian family,
is in business in this city and is spending
the summer at Barnum's home in Bridge
port. A gentleman who was with Mr.
Barnum for several years says that Mjor
and Mrs. Newell were the smallest wed
ded pair that ever lived. One smaller
couple is mentioned by Marco Polo in
his travels in Tartary. They were each
25 years of age, and 12 and II inches in
tieight respectively. They married by
order of the Khan, and their fourth son
was six feet two inches in height. There
are some doubts as to the correctness of
Polo's figures. General Tom Thumb
and wife have grown corpulent in the
last few years, and neither appears so
diminutive as in their younger days.
The General has been weaLhy, but has
lived extravagantly and spent a forrune
in yachting and other sports, and pos
sesses only a moderate competence. He
is 41 years of age. Jv. Y. Sun.
Home Sickness. So common-place a
disorder as home-sickness has been made
the subject of scientific investigation.
Dr. II. lley gives it a high-sounding
name, "Nostalgia," and regards it as a
form of insanity from which grown men
often suffer severely, and of which they
sometimes die. He gives particulars t!'
his observations among the French sol
diery, where it is of very frequent oc
currence, more particularly among the
infantry. The calvary-man, he thinks,
is less liable to suffer in this way, proba
bly because he has leisure time on his
hands. It is the young foot soldeir who
is prone to pine for his native place. The
young conscript becomes gloomy a d
taciturn, loses his appetite, is fond of
solitude, and often gives way to teais.
He suffers from incessant headache, and
is unable to sleep; and after awhile, un
less he can be aroused and interested in
his surroundings, and distracted from his
dreams of home and friends, gradually
become the victim of general prostration,
followed by delirium and sometimes by
death. Dr. Hey believes that children
do not otten sutler in this way, nor do
very old persons; and women are le33
liable to it than men.
Just before the horses were called on
for the race at Beacon Park, a nasty look
ing tramp, with a pack on his back,
came ambling along among the' stables
in a dogged sort of way, and inquired
the way to Lowell. Some joker oblig
ingly pointed him down the track, along
which he suspiciously began his journey.
In due time he reappeared at the point
from whence he set out, still slouching
along and looking neither to the right
nor left, and started rund the course
again. After "swinging around the cir
cle" in this way three times to the intense
gratification of the spectators, a sudden
thought seemed to strike him. He
looked up, recognized the gate by which
he had entered, and rushed out into the
"wide, wide world"- again accompanied
by the cheers of the crowd.
The Springtield Republican has this
good bit of "experience :" "A good old
deacon in an up-river town was called
on recently by the leader of a prayer
meeting to tell him vhat the Lord Jesus
had done for him during the week pre
vious. ltisinc with extreme reluctance
he replied: 'Nothin' to boast on, broth
er, nothin' to boast on,' which expresses
I the views of a good many cnurcu mem
I bers, if they only dared express them."
Life in London
ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS AGO.
From Leckv's "History of England in
the Eighteenth Century" we take the fol
lowing interesting extract: Ed. Trans.
"The impunity witii which outrages
.. . , - .i- - :i i:. 1 ill
were committed in tne iii-ut m un
guarded streets of London during the
first half of the eighteenth century can
now hardly be realized. In 1712 a clu
of younir men ot the higher classes, who
assumed the name of Mohocks, were ac
customed, nightly, to sally out, drunk,
into the streets, to hunt tne passer-oy,
and to subject them, in mere wantonness,
to the most atrocious outrages. One of
their favorite amusements, called 'tip
ping the lion,' was to squeeze the nose of
their victim flat upon his face, and to
bore out his eyes with their fingers.
Amontr them were the 'sweaters, who
formed a circle rouna their prisoner, ana
cricked him with their swords till he
sank, exhausted, to the ground, the 'danc-
ing-masters,' so canea irom ineir sum in
making men caper by thrusting swords
into their legs, the 'tumblers,' whose fa
vorite amusement was to set women on
their heads and commit various indecen-
i i ii. . i: i a. i. . j.
cies ana oaruanues on me umos uiai
were exposed. Maid servants, as they
opened their masters' doors, were way
laid, beaten ana their laces cut. itairons
inclosed in barrels were rolled down the
steen and stony incline or enow imi.
Watchmen were unmerciiully bcuen,
and their noses slit. Country gentlemen
went to the theater as if in time of war,
accompanied by their armed retainers.
sV bishop's sou was said to be one ot the
fra isr. and a uarouet was umonjj mose
who were arrested.
This atrocious fashion passed away
but other, though comparatively harm
less, rioters were long accustomed to beat
the watch, to break the citizens' win
dows, and to insult the passers-by, while
robberies multiplied to a tearful extent.
Long after the Revolution, the policy
of the Government, was to rely mainly
upon informers for the repression of
crime, but the large rewards that were
offered were in a great degree neutralised
by the popular feeling against the class
The watchmeu, or constables, were, as a
rule, utterly inefficient, were to be tound
much more irequently in beer shops than
in the streets, and were often themselves
a serious daneer to the community
Fielding, who knew them well, has left a
crraDhic description of one class, 'lbey
were chosen out of those poor decrepit
people who are, from their want ot bodi
lv strength, rendered incapable of getting
a livelihood by work. These men, armed
only with a pole, which some of them
are scarcely able to lift, are to secure the
persons and houses of his Majesty's sub
jects from the attacks of gangs of young,
bold, desperate, and well-armed villains.
If the poor old fellows should run away,
no one. I think, can wonder, unless it be
that they are able to make their escape.'
Of others an opinion may be formed from
an incident related by Horace Walpole,
in 1742. 'A parcel of drunkeu consta
bles took it into their heads to put th
laws in execution against disorderly per
sons, ana so tootv up cvuijr '"iu
met till they had collected five or six and
twenty, all of whom they thrust mto St.
Martin's roundhouse, where they kept
them all night, with doors and windows
closed. The poor creatures, who could
Tint at l r or breathe, screamed as lornr as
thev had any breadth left, begging at
lpnst. for water . . but in vain. . . In the
momin" four were found stifled to death
two died soou after, and a dozen more are
in a shocking way. . . . Several of them
were be"-2ars, who, from having no lodg
inr were necessarily found in the street
and others honest, laboring women
One of the dead was a poor washerwom
an bi with child, who was retiring home
latp from washing. One of the consta
bles is taken, and others absconded; bu
T niipstinn if an7 of them will suffer
dpiith. though the greatest criminals in
this town are the omcers or justice; mere
13 IOWU aiC trie umtii) juo.ivi -" '
no tyranny they do not exercise, no vil
iny of which they do not partake.'
The magistrates were, in many cases
not onlv notoriously ignorant and ineffi
but also what was termed 'trading
justices,' men of whom Yielding said
that 'they were never lnouiereut iu u cause
hut TOhfin thev couia gei nownnji on
The darinjr and the number of robbers
increased till London hardly resembled a
civilized town. 'Thieves and robbers,'
said Smollett, speaking of 1730, 'were
now become more desperate and savage
than they had ever apoeared since man
kind were civilized.' i he Mayor and al
dermen in London, in 1744, drew up and
address to the King, in which they
stated that 'divers confederacies of great
numbers of evil-disposed persons, armed
wi'h bludsreons, pistols, cutlasses, and
other daDcerous weapons, infest not only
the private lanes and passages, but like
wise the public streets ami piauea ui usu
al concourse, and commit most daring
outrages upon the persons of your Maj
esty's "ood subjects whose affairs oblige
them to pass tnrougn me sireeis, uy rub
bing and wounding them,- and these acts
are frequently perpetrateu ai sucn nines
as we heretofore deemed hours of se-
The same complaints were unereu m
the same year in the 'i'roposais ot tne
Justices of the Peace tor suppressing
Street Robberies,' and the magistrates
who drew them up specially noticed, and
ascribed to the use of spirituous liquors
'the cruelties which are now exercised on
the persons robbed, which, before the ex
cessive use of these liquor?, were un
known in this nation.' lhey recom
mended an extension ot the system ot
rewards, the suppression or restriction of
gaming houses, public-gardens, fairs, and
gin-shops, and abo measures for system
atically drafting into the army and navy
cnannntvA nn.l (lan'erous persons against
. - L T I .. 1 til
wiiom no nosmve twuic
A successful business man says there
were two things which he learned when
he was eighteen, which were atterwaras
of great use to him, namely: ".Never to
lose anything, and never to lorgec any
thing." An old lawyer sent him with an
important paper with certain instructions
what to do with it. "But," inquired the
young man, "suppose I lose it what
shall 1 do then?" The answer was, with
the utmost emphasis, "You must not lose
it-" I don't mean to," said the young
man, "but suppose I should happen to?"
"But I eay you must not happen tol I
shall make no provision for any such oc
currence. Tou must not lose it?" This
put a new train of thought into the
young man's mind, and be fouud that if
he was determined to do a thing, he
could do it. He made such provision
against every emergency that he never lost
anything. He found this equally true
about forgetting. If a certain matter of
importance was to be remembered, he
, uned it down in his mind, fastened it
there, and made it stay.
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excellent remedy for an enfeebled or over
wrought state of the nerves, ana lor meuiai
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Head of Thorough-ored Spanish Merino
fcwes will sell at a very low price for
.rlilrtv fluvH triiTii flnrt Hiit.li1ttw crin pr
MUsiuu and 14th bts. Ii. t , Hatkiss, San Jose. Cal
CTANLKV'S GREAT WORK, "TIIROCG
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Territories for this truly wonderful book. Api
once ami secure territory. A. HUMAN & Ci
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verv where throughout the entire Pac.ltle states and
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W-AltltJEIV fc CO.,
Commission Stock Brokers
54M California t., Nau I-'raneiHco.
Stocks bought, sold and carried on margins.
Money to loan on inininir stocks.
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Without pain, prostration or loss of business "all
correspondence strictly confidential. frice from
to 10 per month money refunded if patient Is
notrelleved. Address Lock Box 1014, or call nnon
E. F. Russell. Sot Mason Street. San Francisco
Importer and Tealer In Foreign and Do
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always on hand. Good Singing CHiiary
Birds a Specialty. SentC. O. I), to any
?H.ri,f-tUe country. Send for Price List.
413 Kearny Street. San Francisco.
and BIG TREES.
TlUI rTTTr-,., . '
and inexoetisiv trln pUrtt. , .t t
for l oultervllle thence by a good road (43
i IO lOSetllfffa niMul rir It,.... ...I l11...
lr - : . . mnce ny a good ruaii (i:)
nines) to iosemlte, passing Bower Cave and Pilot
k, mrougn Merced Grove Big Trees and Merced
KUer anyoii by and in near view of Caseade, Rib
non. Bridal ell and Yosemite Falls, and the mighty
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valley tlie grandest mountain, forest, rock and
water scenery in the world. !
COURTESY OF BANCROFT LIBRARY,
UXTVEPSTTY OF n&T.TrTiPNT .
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T. "W. JACKSOX, San Francis
co, Sole Agent for the Pacific
1-2 in. 3 ply 8 l-2cprft.
3-4 3 " 10 l-2a "
1 ' 3 " 14e "
3-4 " nose cocks 90c
IRON WATER PIPE AND FITTINGS,
Brass Water Cocks, all sizes. Pumps, Lead Pipe, Sheet
inc, isaiii j.uoa, etc. seuu lor jt-rjee usi.
W. R. ALLEN
819 Mnrket Street,
itlandliiO lirarny Nt., Nun Franclsret
IS I SO and SI OO PER DAY
H. C. PATRIOGE, ----- Fbopbibtoe.
Two Concord Coarhrs. with the name of the
Hotel on. will always be in waiting at the landing to
convey passengers to the Hotel free. tiT"Be sure you
get Into the right Coach; If you do not, they will
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for illustrated circulars to
JOS. WAGNER & CO.,
113 Mission street. San Francisco.
ISO KtTTGR NT11EET,
In Rusiness Department by Pbof
Hiitiimi Penmanship bv I'KOK
Kspina. French. SpaniKli, Tele,
graphy. Two days free of charge-
WEIGHTS. COKD, PULLEY. &(!.. at lowest
Y market rates. Send for Circulars. E. H.
K.1TTKEJJGE & CO.. and California St., S. F
CAN BE MADE
Using the Tiffin
Well Uohino and
ohive. The labor Is all aoneoy liorse. ro Pateni
Right swindle. You get your money's worth, lu
machinery nixl tools. Cirrulani fre".
Address, LOOM 14 NYHAN. Tiffin. Olilo.
Soots mill &lioe.
JOHN NriXIVAX, X. K. Cor. of
llattery and Jackson sts.. San Francisco,
oilers to make to order the best French
Calf Leather HOOTS, at from tH tot:
California Leather Boots, fft; Gaiters aud
Alexis Ties, $. tofr,: French Calf Oxford
Ties, 4: California. (3 50; Bo, s' and
Children's limits and Shoes made to order. Persons
In the ritiintry orderiug Hoots slid felloes to the amount
of Twelve Dollars or more will be allowed a reduetion
of fnurjier cent., so a io make the express charges
light. Isell ...ts and Shoes of MY OWN MANU
FACTURE ONLY. Boots and Shoes sent C. O. D.
Positively one price.
THE UNIQUE BOONl
I A DIRS' and gentlemen, save your money. Avoid
J huiiibuggery and the chances of being crippled.
Ail who are alllicted with hard or soft Corns, Bunions,
Warts, Mules.&c..Acc SI'R(ifc.ON'S MASS will remove
ihein completely slid at once, and without knife, pain,
soreness or scurrlncatioii. One application only re
quired. Recommended by leading families. Price,
post-paid, tl.M. N. B. Fetid or oifeiiKlve Arm-pits,
Feet, dr., which arisi-s from diseased perspiratory
ducts. Try tlie HKR11-DISINFF.CTOR, au actual and
tlie only remedy of the kind. Price, f i Orders sent to
nil parrs of the country on receipt of price. Address
P. It. LOPFZ, M. D.. care of M. KoCtlls Ferdenau
derz's S. F. Laboratory, Agent, a 1 5 Kearny St., S. F
PACIFIC WATER CURE
Eclectic Health Institute,
NORTHWEST CORNER 7tn. AND L STS.
Being fully prepared to treat all forms of disease on
tne la es' and most scientific principles, together
with good rooms and board, we with confidence ask
lor puMic patronage. For further particulars ad
dress 31. V. CLAVTII.V. 31. It.. iroprllor.
Oil For Family Use.
OIL, 150 deg. Fire Test.
In 1,2, aud S gallon cans.
iiiiii.i.i.ix r oil
Faucet and. Plain.
KTANbAltl) Oil, CO.,
Successors to GEORGE M. BLAKE,
la Cali roR.vi a St.. Room 13. - San Fbakcisco
AMERICAN EXCHANGE HOTEL,
'PHIS old and popular hotel has for a quarter of a
1 century catered to the wants of the public 1 nos.
BRVAX.aii old California!! and an ei perieuced gen
tleman, conducts the house, which Is a sufficient guar
Comfort, flood Living, Clranllaess
And the general welfare of guests will be accorded to
ail. The ruble will be furnished with the best the
market affords. Uentieniauly and obliging clerks and
careful waiters In attendance. This house Is the most
centrally located ot any lu tlie city. Street cars pass
the door every two minutes. The hotel coach will
carry passengers to and Irom the home free of charge.
Prices from l.SO to IS. SO per day.
CHOICE SMOKING TOBACCO,
. Packed In two, four and eight ounce sacks from
Forty to Sixty-Five Cents per Pound.
These Tobaccos will be found superior to any In the
market or the price. We will send them to any one
address in lots ol not less than live (5)pojnds, C. O. I)
E. BRIGGS & CO., Tobacconists,
54. and 57 Market St.. San Francisco.
ALL Styles and Colors for Tri rate Houses. Banks
J. and Olltccs Made to Order, of the Oil Painted
Opaiue fioods, or any Mxterlal desired. Agency for
Spring Fixtures. Orders from the interior promptly
ti. n'.i'LAHU, Importer, Wholesale and retail
Window Shades, and all kinds of Shade Material,
t 15 Market St., two doors west of Palace Hotel
San franc sco.
WATER HO USE & LESTER,
SAN FRANCISCO AND SACRAMENTO.
IMPORTERS "f W?iro ,. ( rrlKs
1 rial, carrisge Hardware, Trimmings, Bodies
sarvou Patent and Wood Hub Wheels, Hard Wood
Lumber, Half Patent. Concord it Common Ax?es
Carriage Lamp-, Mountings. Cloths, l. -ather. etc
" -jwj.r, -v v r. i tor
'I'lie ev listen
I'rlccof lop, l$l I,
.lacket, ... i$4.
..ffi";''"1, U,,L 'i""1" Twl.lonMl Axle,
liicl secures HwlVt.. Comfort n l l.,no-
VW f :,,,'rs Patent Leather Dashes, and Clark's
Adjustable Carriage and C irriage Umbrella. We
can make favorable terms on the stock recently
purchased ol T. G. Taylor & Co., successors to T. IL
King & Co.
N. CURRY & BRO.
113 Sansome Street, San Francisco
fob m ;
Siiarps Rifle Co., of Brifeport, Conn
FOR CALIFORNIA, ORKGOV. ARIZONA, NE
VADA, WASHINGTON TERRITORY, AND IDA1IO.
Also, Agent for W. W.GRKKNER'S
Celbra:.ed Wedgefast. Chokebore
Breech I .Hillng DOUBLE GUNS; and
all kinds of GUNS, RIFLKS and PIS
TOLS nni.le by the Leading Maun far.
lUrers of England and America. AM.
MUNITION of-1" binds. iu u,jautiUea toiulc.
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Manufactured only by the CALIFORXIA CRACKER COMl'AXV
JLSU: GBOCER POS, THEM.
DRAKE'S BAY COLONY,
SMer's Ranclio, Marin County, Cal.
" n.oOO Acros,
FTWKKS SOUTH PACIFIC f .!
tl,rs hnnra travel
ivntnaiiier and railroad, from Bl t ranolaco.
Sclfotne?s "nake the trip to , Prate's Bay In i six
hoursand I to Toinales Bay In nine hours. Produce
7. . .i,ini to market from the colony by
schooner as w ell as by rail.
Title u uneu Qiaicn m 11 u.
V Imate-UiiBurpassed for mildness and equability.
Soli Without exception the richest on the coact.
Water Abundant. A failure of crop has never
Wood umci"ni ior nro mm icutum.
Agriculture The soil, climate and situation ren
der this property particularly adapted to those w ho
wish desirable homes at a short distance from ban
Francisco. With the exception of serai-tropical
fruits, anything that grows in California can be pro
duced upon this land. "
This rancho. famous for Its dairies. Is now being
sub-divided into "JO, 40 and BO-acra farms, under the
auspices of the California Immigration Union, aud
will be sold at low figures
TERMS One-fourth cash; balance in 1, 2, and 3
years, with Interest at 8 per cent per annum on deter
red payments. For full Information, ti anp- nation,
maps, etc., apply to WM. II. MAR I IX.
general Agui v-anioi mi iiiiuiisibuhiiiiuii,
.. f nt.r.im twV Sit in V CO 1 1 1 1 l-f M 1 1 '.2't
Purtiea'deKirmir to vinitthe tract will be provided
wiin ML'tru ntum Mnnlii-Htion HHHboVl!.
SOMETHING NEW, LIGHT, DURABLE,
Comfortable, tig from d,rt or vermin, warranted
for 10 vears; packed In bundles for shipment. Lar
gest size welnhs only 50 Its. Prices from ft to ti, ac
cording to width. Send for Circulars to
L.ATTIN SPRING BED COMPANY
102t Market Ktreet, Nnn 1'raneiHco,
POST STREET, SAN FRANCISCO. TH K
OiLr oldest aud most complete Commercial Col
lege on the coast. Elegant halls; new furniture; trior
ongti instruction; practical teachers; high standing
with the public. Students can commence at auj
time. Day and evening sessions. Circulars may bt
bad fretton application.
203 Montgomery St. and 103 Third," S. F.
Business Suits made to order, in 21 hours, from f'JO
Pants made to order in 24 hours, from to
Fine Diagonal, Casslmere and Scotch Cheviot Suits,
to order til to f 15
Fine Dress Suits to order tlO to ti)
Overcoats, from $20 to $35
ICalen of Nrlf-Jlfiiitnremriit Nrnt Free.
Bought and Sold.
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f papers for sale by part'es who wish to buy, also
In regard to new towns desiring to have a paper estnb
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those who wish for any Information in regard to the
newspaper business on this coast, will do well to d m
muuicare with us. Paiitic Newspaper Publishlne
t o.. CARLOS WHITE. Proprietor, 55 and 57
Market St., San Francisco. P. O. Box 2271.
lyoutsldes, InsideB, Supplements, &c, furnished
at a small advance on the price of blank paper .
P.& F. G. CONKLIN,
2S (Sitimome t ti
lealeiH in all
kinds of JBack
I'lotli and fom
Ol" rut a it d
lloune on Paci
fic CoHHt. 'an
and avIU well a
Itetirr 4lovr for
ttr 51 one v tlian
In Calif ornia.
ABBOTT DOWNING CO'S
Concord Wagons Bnggles I Carriages,
The genuine ' ronrerd Harness," Mannfiuv
tnred liy Jamea R. Hill & Co.. at Concord. New
Hampshire. AlsoE. M. Miller Co's . Celeorated
ItiiKglen and Carrlacrs of Quiticy, Illinois.
A full stock of the above gooos. kept constantly
on hand, by T. S. EASTMAN. Agent,
41 Battery St.. Sau Fianclsco, Cal.
Got tlao Best!
This Mill 1 SKLF-RMCXATIxe.
therefore cannoc be infured by
. - ...... 1 ' v 7 i a 1 1 i t n 1.7 ill.
iS3 best materials, and warranted to
j give satisiaciion.
Manufactory, Oakland, Cal..
Second St., bit. Broadway
and Washington Sts.
tr i he sndersigned has pn"
chased the Patient Rioht for the
Pacltlc Coast. Send for Circulars.
A L. VAN BLARCOM. P.O. H.x
Oakland, Cal. lfRell;ible
Agents Wsnt'-d in Every County
UNIVERSITY MOUND COLLEGE,
Boarding School for Young Hen and Boys
KVFor Catalogue, apply to
JOHN UABLE, B. A., Principal.
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GOT FRONT ST., SAN FRANCISCO.
ALBERT MAC A CO.'H
Tim pcror Savon
Ask yonr Grocer for it and take no other, as it U
the best Soap for iiiinllv. use. Each bar weighs one
full pound. We are also Sole Agents for the Pacific
Coast for CCoDKLL TOILET SOAPS. These Toilet
Soaps are better than any Imported.
n.n..a l. Vf L. I." Ii Xt C A fAv
Oil let Cream Dry Hop Teast, warranted to please,
imiet'a Double Extracts, the purest and strongest
(illet Lemon Sugar makes the beet lemonade.
(Jillel'M Baking Powder, always sure to please.
OlllrtM goods for sale bv ALBERT MAC & CO
Wholesale Grocers, 21U and lilt California S:reet
PATENT ADJUSTABLE BUGGY TOP.
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and New Mexico. Address J. F. PLUM BE,
Manufacturer and Proprietor, corner Main and Fol
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Washington Territory, British Columbia, aud
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Silk and Ten Culture, and other Asiatic in
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