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Berkeley Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1895, Berkeley, California BUSINESS i OFFICE Berkeley Paine & 805 University BUSINESS I OFFICE Telegraph Stanford OFFICIAL VOLUME THURSDAY OCTOBER 3, 1895. NUMBER 144 ESTIMATE THE NEW U C. FOOTBALL TEAM IN GOOD Reception to Rev. Mr Pierce at West at the Clerk The Town Clerk has completed the computations and made the footings of the town tax rolls for the current year and has turned them over to the Tax The total assessed value of property in the town is which is less than that of last year by The value of acreage property is a decrease of The Improvements on acreage property are valued at an increase of 7,579. Lots are assessed at a decreese of improvements thereon at decrease of Personal prop erty is valued at just greater than last The total tax is this year 70, against 08. Of this amount 14 will he paid hy West 01 by East 68 by South Berkeley and 87 by the Lorin but this latter part of the town pays a school bond tax to the county not paid by the rest of Wheels at the The first night in Oakland could hardly be called a sue There was much of the restraint upon it that attended the first bloomer ball of the There was something over a dozen females in the house and probably a hundred knickerbockered Vast throngs of people gathered on the street to see the bifurcated brigade go but the curions halted on the threshold of the The Reliance bikers attended in a but the Acme boys deserted the ranks at the last It was evident that the bag attired maidens did not heartily enjoy Many of them wished when it was too late that they had worn the garments of the old woman instead of the This feeling soon passed off and the settled down to enjoy the Miss Hall thanked the brigade for its compliment to her cycling and said she liked Oakland much - After the show last night Miss Hall intended to take a moonlight ride on the wheel with the theater but this part of the programme was not carried A Public Officer VERY POOR The University football players lined up lor the first time yesterday In addition to the two elevens there were seventeen men left which may be taken as an indication of the prevailing The work was under of Mr. assisted by Captain The bleachers were covered with who took a keen interest in the About all the University was around to help open up the season in Necessarily the work was but the men are and the general impression is that the material is quite The elevens began work about 4 o'clock and kept it up until The continual work ing over to which the ground has been subjected during the past few weeks has brought it into very fair The West Berkeley Methodist church wis filled last evening with members of the Epworth League and their friends to give a reception to the new Rev. Mr. and his The evening's entertainment was opened with a song by the This was followed by an address of Welcome by the President of the Thomas Miss Genevieve Grindley then rendered a vocal which was followed by a reading by Miss Gertie Miss Maud Wilkes then rendered a vocal solo and was followed with a recitation by Mr. The Misses Maud and Genevieve Grindley then favored the audience with an entrancing duet and were fol lowed by Miss Kathleen in a The last song of the evening was sung by Anna and its conclusion the pastor made an address thanking the League for the and expressing the hope that as they became better they might be the means of accomplishing much The balance of the evening was spent in social converse after which hot chocolate and dainty cakes were CITIZENS OF WEST BERKELEY INSULTED BY WINDY Stopped a Horse Car to Have the Driver Thread a About two years ago a merry-go-round struck West and about the same time counterfeit money Just about this time Connie who was at that time received a picture and a description of the man wanted by the In looking around for his one who was with the merry caught his and as he was a good counterpart of the picture and also the Connie Newell placed him under arrest and he was locked up for several days in the County but the officers telegraphing for his arrest came to the conclusion that they did not want him and he was He then commenced suit against Mr. Newell and his bondmen for and the same has been slumbering until the It will come up before a jury in the Superior Court tomorrow and Connie was busy todav getting his witnesses We opine that Mr. Hayden had better have let the job out as there is | but little doubt but that the officer did his duty in arresting and Hayden will only be out his time and his j yers I I A Home Product An excellent report comes from the Chino located in the southern part of the Since July 9th when the factory opened for there has been used daily from 800 to 1000 tons of These yielded about 250,000 pounds of sugar every twenty-four To furnish j the raw material employment was given to 300 farmers in the As the crop yielded about twenty tons to the and as per ton was paid lor it the farmers feel joyous over the The total yield is about 700 carloads of twenty tons The plant cost over one million As the southern part of the State consumes the major portion of the a large of money will be saved One hundred girls from San Francisco have arrived in Fresno to work packing in Attention Messrs. Ramos & the most extensive dealers in wood and feed on this side of the have just received a barge load of the finest hay that has ever been landed in They have also just received a schooner load of As this firm has other schooners on the way loaded with hay this cargo will be sold in order to make room for what is 144 A Gratuitous There is an individual living in Berkeley who runs a sheet called the Weakly whose chief aim since its revival under the present has been to republish a lot of old cuts of faces and buildings in and to foist them upon the people as special His latest attempt was to unload one of those editions on the town of Berkeley as a special school edition and he would have succeeded had not the town attorney stepped in between him and the town treasury with the statement that the Board of Education had no right to expend the town money for any such The editor of the was persistent and sent a wagon load of the edition to one of the school with the request that he accept them on behalf of the Committee of This Director would not do and the editor of the Weakly Herald determined to wreck vengeance upon West because that school director is a resident of the western end of the Before stating any further his insult to the people of the West it might be well to inform the people of Berkeley who this man editor of the is. Of his early history we do not know but of his late history we have considerable In the first place we have any knowledge of him he posed as a Congregational minister in where he preached for some little but his preaching and his actions were not satisfactory his congregation and he was out of a He immediately expressed a change of heart and became a Unitarian and tried that for Not being a howling sue cess as a he tried running a and made a dismal failure of All of this dismal experience was in the town of San Benito When he left that county he went to San Rafael and started a but it did not last lor he was sued for libel by Ambrose and got out of business After a brief interval he turned up in Berkeley and took hold of the In its last issue it says that West Berkeley is opposed to bonds for a High School because the people of that end of town are After a little more rot he says that West Berkeley wants saloons and East Berkeley wants the High and as West Berkeley always has been a kicker and has opposed the progress of the town the sooner it pulls away from the rest of Berkeley and incorporates for itself the for then it can have its We have given a slight account of this man who has been here but a few but who sets himself up as a censor for the people of Berkeley and then offers them such gratuitous He is a good deal like his it has a good exterior but the interior is very He Had just lost a couple of minutes time on Shattuck owing to an expressman who had his wagon backed up with the hor es across the who refused to remove the team until he had unloaded his The car driver and his car had not proceeded very far down Addison West when a man stopped his car and wanted to know whether he would not thread a needle for off the yelled the now in filiated car you think that I have got nothing else to do but stop this car and thread needles for ' you needn't so mad about replied the who was none other than the colored bootblack who has a stand on the corner of Center street and Shattuck I had one eye I wouldn't have asked cause I could sec to thread it am willing to accommodate the public in every way said the driver to the I draw the line at stopping the car to thread University WAS I IN H J McCOY FINED FIVE DAYS IN The senior class at the University of California met yesterday and elected the following Miss Lou first C. R. second vice C. W. third Miss I. C. H. M. F. G. Miss Hattie E. E. L. May R. J. Theodore de G. S. and L. A. P. L. manager of the and submitted a j The total receipts from the sale ofj from advertisements and from I was and the total disbursements There is some money yet owing to the j I and enough unpaid debts to make the j account balance on the debtor j This money will probably be j raised by class The ager that the books ordered published were all which has if Last year's college was the most popular one ever J President Martin will receive members of the faculty and their wives at his Bushnell ] i next Tuesday Octo- i ber 8th, from 8 to 11 This is j j the first of a series of receptions which | the president intends giving this col j J lege The Prize Fight will Probably Occur at New Special io the San Oct. 3. The attendance in Judge Murphy's Court today was very More medical students were examined on the same line as but not one of 'the seventy-six students would swear that he saw Dun ant or that they answered present for The prosecution will combat the alibi theory as shown by the roll by maintaining that Durrant was marked absent and the mark was afterward Secretary H. J. McCoy of the Young Men's Christian Association appeared in Court at 11130 and admitted that he had used the language to but that it was unintentional and a Judge Murphy lectured him and then sentenced him 40 pay a fine of or serve five days in Sentence was suspended until - - - Durrant In Oct. 3 A dummy with a large placard labeled was found hanging from a railroad sign West street this The Fight Oct. 3 is reported in sporting circles that arrangements are rapidly progressing to pull off the fight between Corbett and near New It is stated that a prominent sporting man has been in New Brunswick for the past ten days for the Blown to Eternity Oct. 3-At Lamont yesterday noon three men were sitting by a box of powder when one of the men lit his pipe and threw the match of the powder In an instant there was an explosion and the three men were blown a distance of 20 One of them whose clothes were on fire plunged into a pool of water and when he was taken out his flesh remained in the All of them will Killed His Oct. 3-Edward a prosperous shot and killed his wife today at the North Market Street to which place she had gone a short time before with P. T. a friend of her Letter List of letters remaining in the Lorin Alameda State of Oct. 1. Persons inquiring for any of them will please say they are If not called for In thirty will be Bent Xo Dead Letter Perhaps the present inhabitants are It has always been known that the street car drivers between East and West Berkeley are very They always deliver messages or do errands at each end of the line for patrons of the even going so far as doing the marketing But a car driver's good nature and accommodation has an end sometimes and such was the case with one of them a morning or two He had Mrs H Mr Mrs J O Mrs J T Mrs Sophie Mrs Chas W Dr R A Mary M Miss Ruse C O Mr E J W O Jersey D L John O J. A. Miss C S K Clarence Mrs W J Jas H Miss Mury Hannah A. Nels M Mrs John B Mrs M E Mrs John ' Theo M. Mr A K Miss S A Mrs. S E Mr. S K Mr. John m. P. M. To Reform Oct. 3-The Chamber of Commerce met today and received a report from the Committee on Municipal composed of former members of the Committee of They urged the Chamber to adopt strong measures in opposition to Tarn many and said they had secured Bluett arid Dr. Parkhurst to carry out the Real Estate James Gamble to H. R. Sorenson east 10 feet of lot 7, block Chrystal Springs A. and Ellen S. Morse to Martha J. portion of lot 5, block 4, map of the Villa lots joining the University site on the A. H. Powers Jr. to William D. and Francis J. all interest in lot 22, lands of Homestead John Silvia had a jury trial in Justice James Court last The charge was vagrancy and the result was a disagreement That the Crescent Club will give a dance tomorrow evening that will eclipse anything of the kind ever held in The reception room has been fitted up with whist so that those who do not dance may enjoy themselves in that That Ugo the great will sing a solo at the concert to be held in the Gymnasium tomorrow That the Peralta Fire Company will give an entertainment and dance on Saturday evening at South Berkeley That Moses Unda is constantly receiving new bicycles at his on San Pablo avenue near University That the new applications which saloon men are required to fill out under the new will be given each saloon man in town in a day or Advertise in the Collis P. Came to see What could be The trouble with the railroad He had a fit And out he spit Jule And that cured the That there were several sensations in Judge Murphy's Court The A. O. F. of West Berkeley will meet in regular session this evening at Taylor's The Young People's Society of the Baptist Church will give an ice cream social at the church tomorrow Property owners would do well to keep track of the large amount of street work that is now being published in the columns of the A joint debate of Prof. class in Argumentation and the Student's Congress will be held once a Prof. Gayley Jose Santos has his barber shop from Bristol and Fourth to Bristol and Fifth where he will be pleased to receive friends and 144 Miss Maud a trained nurse in the Lane Hospital in San is spending her vacation of a couple of weeks with friends in The residence of Mrs. Briedenbecker on Lincoln street was burglarized yesterday and a large amount of bed clothing and other clothing There is no clue to the Margaret the recently her Gustav son of the millionaire in the public streets of Cause so far The first train on the valley railroad made a preliminary start on the new road It was a construction train Much rejoicing was had at Stockton over the the is announced as coming to San Francisco to show bis there is a Zulu man in Wast Berkeley who can double discount him when it comes to the hair A meeting of the Associated Students is called for next to be held in the Harmon Important business will be and everyone's presence is Elder Daley of the Latter Day Saints will preach the religion of Christ as it was taught by Him while on this evening at the corner of University avenue and Eighth commencing at 7:30. All are invited to these services which for fourteen Ben Morgan was severely injured early this week while engaged in the erection of a shooting box at Tomales The scaffold upon which he was standing gave precipitating him to the a distance of ten the fall fracturing his left ankle He will be unable to return to his home in Berkeley for several The official appointment of Mayor General Nelson A. Miles as commander of the military forces of the United States has been The officer's friends will not forgive Secretary of War Lamont's calling him a very It was a attack entirely uncalled The new St a sister ship of the St is not a slow vessel by any In her trial trip she made 21 It was expected that she would have beaten the St Louis record 22.03 She will probably do better when her machinery gets fairly down to its
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