Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - April 5, 1889, Oakland, California xxvi r. APRIL 5, 1889. NO. THE Street Talk Upon Action of the Different Views Upon the Amount for Liquor The Revocation of A. C. Upon These The introduced by Mr. Hackeit at the last meeting of the Comu il fixing the license for dealers in dealing liquors at per places tbe cross receipts of a-e less than per and per quarter for stores or the receipts of which exceed to per quo may not an ordinance jf the city in its present Some amendments will be Probably ft change will be in the amon it of ihe Mr. who is shrewd as well as may have in- amounts higher than he deet is Lis associates in the will in order that he may have a chance to drop a The license tray be fixi d at per and a tion to effect is not The liquor license and also the tion of the license of A. C. DieU are and some of t ie Opinions are hereinafter Isaiah Secretary of the Christian f am favor of is a Chr s- could not advocate a u- license of any er high as under either license the evils if intemperance will e to exi t. But I would prefer lo see a license to a low license as 1 should prefer to see any other towa A high lict nse would be more product ve of But I desire to see loc d option in and 1 think that if tbe Christians of this city would stai d firmly by the principles y we would have it. As to of think the Council did the right ind proper This place should have doled long Let any person in- its past tbe sai ie conclusion will he J. M. don't a cuss 01 e way or the S. am not in favor of high but would like to see t ie business regulated in uie in the don't in license at There should be other way in dealing with be If the license is placed at a high figure some disreputable place wiil probably be the to take out a There sre some good nnd respectable is in the business nnd it would not be right to drive them to tin Newton Benedict but does not think an will desired Evers did not to express an Constable J. M. Page thinks t present license high J. real is of the opinion that present license is He thinks tbat poll e and others having the of the Liquor ordinance in Charge ha been negligent in enforcing its K. M. EdgHr would like to see a license tried before lie wot id venture opinion in regard H. M. I am in favor high but one will ie As long as the law men to make liquors they be lowed to sell it should n be sold James the is n favor of prohibiting the site of He spoke stro agan si the evil of entrances uo Duniel the pin is the opinion license is high the said revoKe tl e license those saloon keepers wti t keep licei se ordinance i more th in it 1 want to the Council u- tbe new nee -e fixing il so that where a grocery sti IT a bar tbe portion de to sale ot liquors shall separated from the store by a clo e n. It is no uncommon thing child to go to the corner grocery 01. an errand for its is n bar in i ie store the child would often heart ie sort of language from tbe of drunken men in the plai e. Rev. Francis was found in his study at the First Church this and in reply to a question put to him bv the reporter the action of the City cil on the license question he repli that he in fairness in the ci n sideration of the as I snid the I have heard the whose cense was revoked the spoken of in an um ary way for men who have confessed to tome of their shoi have ti Id me about the of that of the s m Temperance my it- the all of which ht ve led me to believe that the saloon its were The of ihe Councilmen who with r. leads me to believe that action of the was step in ihr 1 would apply Uie principle of fair uol by that this license should noi be revok bnt that the Council go ahead and all others aaai ist an equal amount ol iv the same might be license in my continued he intended to two Tbe is to the tra tic for the want of something and tlie second to make the saloons i ay for the damages they tie es being excessive til being by the imposition of a license tax which shall be high drive men out of tbe retail liquor is the estimate of an old whose opinions ate given for what they are These estimates are wholly a financial point of the writer and hygienic as affected bv the license They may afford a pointer for tbe Judiciary which has in charge the license one of the most important now before the City At the present rate of per quarter Oakland has 243 yielding a enue of At per quarter forty-five would be forced leaving 200, yielding u nue of At per quarter about more would close leaving the remaining 175 places to pay a revenue At per quarter it is probable that at least 100 mare would be forced out of leaving seventy-five to pay u revenue of per At per quarter at least five more would and the ing forty would contribute to the exchequer of the A LAWYER'S Mm. to The suit Koul of Mary Ann Babcoct against Attorney James A. Johnson is on trial to-day before Judge in Department 'A of tho Superior The complainant is endeavoring to obtain a judgment to compel Mr. Johnson to convey to her a lot of land on Myrtle which she deeded to him while he was as her Mrs. had some trouble with her and she em- ployed Attorney Jonnson to commence divorce on her The was com- in the Superior the wife asserting that her had treated her in a and inhuman tbe suit was the parties having become For his ices in this suit the attorney did not receive any money save which was paid for A shore time after the case was dismissed Mrs. cock called upon Mr. Jolmson and informed him that her was not keening Lis agreement and she desired to bring another suit for a The remarked that he had not been paid any fee for the services he had ready and he did not propose to commence any more proceedings until his had given him some guaranty that his fee would THE POLICE FORCE T ie New Chief Will Have Entire Important Changes iu and Tie Commissioners Will Support the Head of the Department in Hia ONCE A A WHO Haa me a Charge Upon the A young man called at the eiving Hospital ibis morning iu order t gain information concerning the met tod of having a man sent to tbe I He stated that a young man named Alfred Oscar was 1} ing at the point ot death in a little hi at and he has neither nor relatives to care for Oscar was formerly a cowboy in j rizona and while leading this kind of life Now that the appointment of Chief of Police has been definitely decided be was considered one of the besi riders in the One day whili ing a hand of cattle he was ly in- and was compelled to g ve up wild Some months t he came To and while gaged in plowing near Fruit Vale 1: i was again he is now some of the police officers are j 1 Tlie friend who wa i ing information was referred to look to their They i visor who wiil investiga e the a shake and it is and have the unfortunate voting Some be shaken over the and j Ior drop I be So then Mrs. Babcock deeded to him the lot in which is worth about The second divorce suit was not and Mrs. cock her husband their differences out of The lady then wanted her lot bac and her attorney spying that the same was due him for services dered as her These are the reasons why Mrs. Babcock aad her at- torney are now in A A hut Cannot Collect It. Some years ago Catherine Spear ob- a divorce from T. Dudley and in the decree it was ordered the defendant should pay his wife a certain sum for alimony every He has re- fused to obey the order of the his wife his never been able to col- lect the Just before Judge Hamilton retired from the bench Mrs. Spear had her husband brought into court on an order to show cause whv he should not be punished for contempt for not paying the On the hearing of the the wife failed to show that her husband had any or money upon whick an execution could be of lie dis- missed the ami Spear was purged of lint Mrs. has not given vip the pursuit of her and will try to compel him to pay the and she employed The Hoard of Public Works will leave I organization of the Police ment entirely in the hands of the new C and his recommendations will bit carried was the only condition upon which Mr. Tompkins would accept the position of Mr. Tompkins said this morning that ir. imposing this condition he felt that it would work for the benefit of. the Police for men will not obey a chief who has ing to say about their The of Public Works recognised this and tbe control of the police force to Mr. of the power of removal and pointment actually remains in the con- trol of the Mr. Tompkins said this morning that if the position is tendered to him he accept condition having and so it can be definitely decided NV. Tompkins will be the next Chief of The new who by the is a gentleman by and the Police D of He intends go to San Francisco and inspect workings of that He consult letter with In- Byrnes of New and Chiefs of Police of various large After obtaining all the in- formation that he can upon the subject ol the organization of ments he will proceed to uct upon the 0 ikland will undoubtedly be Kline changes in the department but I do not ci re to say anything about that 1 si all the with the under- standing the Hoard of Public Works will recognize my and that they rt pose enough confidence in me to support me my The first tl me that 1 do will tie to Of teall politics from the police man should have no more politics than a He should cast his there his political action should slop right There should hi no dissension of and a AN ASSISTANT letter lo thu Pei pie HJH The of the diocese of California will n in the of the San on the 2_'d of The annual meeting of tl 9 erui Missionary Society of the will held in the same on Wednesday e' May The of tbe diocese b the following circular letter to t pic of the Tn Ilif nnd the 10 the increasing of age notify you thill 1 tisk of the next il convention election of an a relief me urn er the General Constitution uf your M n A M i of SAN April THE KNIFE The Board of Public Works Fitzgerald Draws tiie Short ami tlie The Resignation of Captain of Police W. to be The announcement was made sively J. Tompkins will probably be pointed Chief of Police of the city of now positively announces that Peter 1'uuiyca has asked to resign tbe position of the Captain of and that at the next regular meeting of the Board of Public Works that resignation will be and that J. W. annual com will be Episcopal chur hes in appointed Chief That wiil be the regular appointment of the This course was agreed upon yesterday K W. Playter and J. Wost Commissioners of Public this filed their bonds with the Mr. 1'Iayter's bond was in the sum of with T. L. Barker and Burpee as J. West Martin's bond was in the j sum of with W. Kirkham and Taylor as board had another little ence in Mayor i day at which finance was I the principal topic of Tiie board awaits the action of Auditor I who will prepare a of the condition of tbe funds of and an of the i able expenses for the present The hoard is awaiting for this before taking any decided that en- 1 expenditure of The of appointments was 1 also and it was decided that J. W. Tompkins should be the San sent e Hickmott a guest at the Kenney of Stockton is at the Various T A Why He Is the Clerk ur 11. the independent for City Clerk of lias issued an address to the voters of Hint their support on i reviews tbe actions of th in the nominations were made by and states in that lie not receive just He says nothing against his but states that he is for the because he The address concludes by stating that the author was born in Alameda abort thirty-one years has lived since in his that lie is lawyer by hut that he not mastered the subject of desirous becoming City Clerk in order that h may devote his after hours to the thus belter himself for tbe Another independent candidate hm appeared in tlie It is William and he is trying to secure his election to the Board of City The many friends of Mr. Brower think that was verv shabbily by tho His was the proposed for but it was not presented by the Mr. Brower was elected to the board two years and lias made among the saloon keepers because h did not vote to reduce the He had pledged Before his to favor a reduction uf and it is tbe opinion man that the opposition lo Mr. Brower the saloon keepers is founded on ver bad The name of James Mi: is on Mr. ballots fo Portuguese Colony Need of Poor Slai in the Improved The Poverty Stricken Condition dentally Learned Prom a Pupil of a Public City Brower into The entrance of Mi. the contest promises make the election somewhat there is a bare of election by the Many of his friends intend to vote fo him alune for City although two trustees are to be A in ji The largest contract street entered into in Alameda past year was for the turns for City and macadamizing of Central -T- J. nnd are sanitary Inspector and other The Wlls the e been but no P. and niece of Bos on are lection bus been made for any of these 1'nmcisco Contracting th at the Baldwin of San 30 Is a guest at the H. Turner of Martinez it tered at the H. Koath of Chicago is a recent arrival at the L. Smith of s at the E. Murray and sister of Santa Cruz are at the B. of M is stopping at the Mrs. Mason of New York i; ping at the Hotel Wilcox of 1'a., is stopping at the M. J. Hawes of San Fn is registered at the never try to influence the vote of Tiie police should a so learn tbat m policeman is a and they should conduct selves as The of Chief of has always been regarded as one i hich is with criminals and 'a sojourning at the d but it is one which c in be made equal in standing to any in the and the patrol men should be equal to the employes of a iv other and I shall do a I in my to make them there bo any extensive was asked of the is some material in tbat ll 'e force that is of little and I think that there trill be some changes n ade I take Chief Engineer of tbe Fire and James First will undoubtedly be The will with these gentlemen as to to be made iu the Fire Thu three members of the Board of Public gathered together in one corner of the Council chamber this morning to hold their first formal Tney sent down stairs 1C. City nnd requested that he act as temporary Tlie then organized by electing J. West Martin as The various 11.embers then produced copies of tbe and they decided that they should classify selves as to their terms of This A. Sutton of i was done by Auditor who wrote this that nine tenths ot all cur charges crime ami are due to itis only fair that tbe license should be high to meet tlie burden it imposes on tbe The doctor that he has no ill feeling toward persons deal in He thinks that of he tad results that follow from the tra lie are in a measure due to tne character of who conduct the though some men who conduct are not the sort of meo have been represented to Many of them ire good citizens and are Others are and thr places they are about in keepi ig with tl THE QUESTION Og Estimates of tlie Effect oi the Amo int of the Liquor The advocates of 1.cense while under the m m ber of saloons will be the ig to the city will be Per the trie ids of ttatu or relatively low sav that the present in round figures about wil be lease led Attorney W. M. tirant to have again cited to and to show The attorney desired that should case on the same sot of to Judge but his Honor Judge Greene has politely declined to interfere with the judgment made by another and inconsequence life blank order which was leu with the clerk for Judge to still remains without a and he wiil have to entirely new proceedings if he again to Spear into THE The Content A. and The little court room at the corner of Eighth street and claimed by In slice Ogden and aiso by Justice has been deserted all duy and it appears as though both parties interested had turned barks to it. private adjoins the court room in aud in that he sits and tries his all aud a the various terms upon little slips of paper and deposited them in a from which each member drew long four fell to G. W. tbe short to K. M. and the three year A an Afternoon ill The second Raymond party ot ern making a tour through tbe Southern arrived in Oakland on the overland train this com- ing direct from Satita This a they were provided with and were driven through the cuy and around Fruit Yale and mont. At o'clock they took tbe train for San anJ proceeded to San where they ill spenti several The thus far has been a most and after doing this section of the the party wili turn j During their stay in Oakland the party made tbe Galindo Hotel their They are in charge of eorge L. Stevenson and both he names of the party J. P. and C. C. S. Holt and Mrs. S. James P. and wife and Miss 11. 1.; William Black and C. A. and George C. Shaw and Miss L. D. Smith S. Terry and George K. Thome and Mrs. W. Mrs. Montgomery I. P. 1 d and B. C. Dick if city are sojourning at tbe has ered from a severe attack of Mrs. and Helen term to J. West have returned from a southern I longest term fell Dr. Crowley has n moved from Tubbs Hotel to the Blake Dr. James S. son of the Benjamin has n from a trip to He mends in the future to devote himself to the practice of his profession in Oak W. who has r tbe position of Sanitary is seeking the appointment of Master Plumber at the Mare Island Navy and feels confident wili be David H. son of Officer Rand of this is now one of the faculty and a lecturer on spec al sub- in the medical nt and College of Pharmacy of Wil io In a Ie ler I RanJ states Lhat the annual com sublet the for grading to K. The of the improve way from Slier mail to a distance of two The grading and curbin from the annually jubilant farmers of tbe plentiful crops that are growing iu tbe Golden anil the people are told of the bounty which exists O ikland is aud Oakland iias many aritable ladies who have formed many societies with scriptural and relieve tbe poor and do good in all parts of thy in spile of all ibis there is a oniony of starving Portuguese in is not a single but a colony of several and are ail in the last stages of None of them speak English and they are unable to obtain work for that There are perhaps half a j or all of whom have located the improved Sixth They were formerly employed on the sugar plantations on the Sandwich but of late they have not been able to compete with ihe Chinese and ese who landed there in i ing for are driving j all other laborers out of ihe i The against this j swarm of but they were j crowded the Some came to In the great majority came to this State and some located in this They speak no and though they appear lo be willing to work they can nothing to This is the story they through the medium of It seems that some of the litile children have been the rison Few could speak nny at and one or two could say a few Tbe little ones were not regular in their and one day one of the little boys by tbe name of who resided oil tbe northeast corner of Third street anil Broad failed lo ans tver to Ihe roll The child slaved for a long last but been completed property owners feel very indignant ihe who seem to be to carry out They rt an extension of time on making it expire next will he impossible to the by that Mean the property owners are ing and itH dent that something iie done in L very short If ihe avenue is leu much linger in its present it will ha the most disagreeable stret to in Alameda when tiie winds commence to to the oldest suggested Mr. 1'lavter. President Martin appointed Messrs. Playter and Fitzgerald as a committee to draw up rules for the to re- port at the regular Mr. Playter suggested that the lar meetings should be Tuesday after- noon at Mr. suggested that 1 or 2 lock would be a belter Mr. Playter advised that the regular business meeting of tbe board be in ihe evening when people are at and that the board sitting as Police and Fire could have meetings in tbe A resolution fixing the regular ing at 7 o'clock each Tuesday ing in the Council chambers was Mr. Fitzgerald suggested that no ment exercises were held on i action on appointments be taken last and a of twelve wa next Tuesday in and one in p Last afternoon The board then The Police and Fire Commission then organized by electing 10. W. Colby died at the Hos of inflammation of the She leaves a daughter years of i her husband having died about The funeral will take to-day at from her late reside ice. on Nineteenth street and nil i President and JO. W. Benjamin as P. and consisting of Stanley to James Stanley administrator of the estate of James has asked permission ot the Court to sell property ing to the The et estate is worth about Si fact that he had gone over to San j JL section of the Constitution says in a not vide for judicial or and tho fact that a judicial department was embraced in the new is said to have occurred an on the part of tiie It is said that mistake is often made by the very best attorneys when the mutter is not brought directly to their Justice will still con- to hold and not until the Supreme Court IKU decided against him will he give lip tbe When the Council transfers the courtroom to Justice Luttrell by Justice will give it but the books and records he will The matter will most likely come into tbe courts when Justice presents his first for a Lot Judgment 1. Ellen G. William C. James K. and Jones have tiled an answer to the co uf Mary Scott to quiet title to certain iN Y W. L 1'ie Wolf properly in this and adn it that I and i the plain tillis tbe owner of th Miss and Miss M. Moore and consent to the entry of ju r and du Lac in her Messrs. and Martin were a on to ut the A resolution was passed fixing ihe regular meeting o'clock eauli duy afternoon in the City Council The Police and Fire Commission decided to make no appointments until next The of Peter was asked for this and the resignation of J. City is in the hands ql the J. P. Montague is in a fair way to receive tlie appointment of A POOR 1'KOVlDErt. 31 an AV ho Cured 1; i 111 e f o r Wants nf HlB Atnos Bolles failed to reply to charges Sophia The child slaved for a long One day the questioned another little who had also been absent for some After a great deal of tbe little fellow to make understand that bis little companion was that had been very The ladies baw immediately that the fellow had been very ill. for he was much They tried to discover what had been the t the little fellow could nothing but tbat he had been he was asked what las mother had given him lo make him and lie looked up and The found that Ihe little hoy was more from hunger than from and fee was supplied a good which ho devoured showing that he was really By decrees the ers learned there several in the Sixth all of are actually Many have no meal for none of them had nourishment a long until absolute starvation stares them in tbe I The teachers of the school have for ber iu San Tbe mi j plied them with somu and mated couple wore married I an investigation was N. on and I By scanty directions furnished by one ley came to I of tbe four bouses were A HOUSK A Girow His fur JL George Filmor is LO obtain i from Liila M. us be she lias refused to live wilii and enjoy tbe boine be provide J and time in this There the for a is no lime to and the asserts tbat lie rented a in it and tin n invited wife iu lie refused como and live witb and this 01 e of reasons why he instituted for a Tbe in answer which she filed ia denies thU and avers was not t-b her a bouse in and she further lie ever fier to come aiui e with him that refused to do f i. bbe i tbe prayer the DB A VERY An Hind Did tho were three vagrants in Police Court dock this 0 ie was T. who said be was nit and will he tried v. Tbe othar was T. J. said tbat he was merely oui of me in. Georce a 1'inte from Nevada who has been bangl around Oakland for some lie admitted thai be was a and was therefore will IB sentenced wht reas ii ie bad neen a India i be not have been convicted as California Indians are iiy w exempt from f y. and in after i ing the Judge Gibson j granted her a divorce on the ground of failure to HOME Iron Work for the Made The heavy iron girders that are being placed iu position in the new C reilin building have been at the Iron Works i ear this Heretofore such iron for budding purposes in Ibis city was I in San TO BE The California ami to Kun It is very probable that the nia ai Nevada be in ration between Oakland and Oak Grove and that trains will run regularly by May 1st. A regular Sunday excursion train will probably bf placed on the road and special trains will be sent over the road when there are freight or passengers enough to warrant it. C. K. the superintendent oi the is arranging for excursions and and already several have been contracted Mr. Kins expects that the road wiil a fan business this Finch Will Try C. Finch has filed an amended com- 1 lamt against George to recover S damages for false -Us first complaint was demurred out i. f Miles Doody has decided to Andrew a c criminal has K. in place of M. C. man as bis Hauk is a me uber of Salvation and svas in Alameda for blockading t ie James guardian of he son and estate of Maurice uc insane has made a r tnra to the court of a sale of a lot j HugL Carrol for and asks that tl e same be Foundation of d for tlie New City Engineer Morgan 1'iat does not think bitumen j Franklin street and Ninth street w is j Bolles is well known in this ami j jn u proper He hulls I had some litigation it should have been laid oi a 1 to the story of the wife the foundation of ie parties were married in bitumen now has to be iv Sierra in The of j pouring new material on the worn si it the union two both of whom I wiil not for the old are Mrs. Bolles slates that i will not with the Jte she became weary of the lions of savs thai 11 will be in her and for two years past sue tias been compelled to the When she objected to going through life manner he informed her that he would never give her a I even if he eras worth a million She was accordingly compelled pavements to tear up tlie i Id paving materiel and make a lion of which tiie new men will be The Constable Morris of da tried by J ustice Snook this mo uing tbe Board of Public Works bis i a charge lion from the position of Second Engineer of the Fire Tbe board will undoubtedly the Pacific Pacific No. 7. will hold an im- portant next There wUt several and all members are requested to be Perkins of fendant was found not A Cow Justice Suook yesterday d The j the charge of malicious There were 78 deaths in this city against Mrs. who was charged of males and of female with beating with a club tn cow ot The annual based Thomas at in a population of is 10.17 per to do hard and by this means and with the assistance of friends she aged to herselt aud During the year just past had supplied his family with one sack of While hewas being supported by wife he did very little but after the proceedings were Worthy of Bit Sam Jones received for his services in San and 1125 tor one lecture in He vas paid Grading Myrtle The Oakland Paving Company has completed the grading of Myrtle in Los 3 Twenty-first street and San and in Kansas Ci y. Pablo at a cost of 42. The County the mouth of J. M. Mary G. E. and Brown reports that lie t j. Sanderson and Conrad Helmke will to the amount of against the paving of lower visor D.W. 81 Broadway with W. S. Che was compelled to earn his I own and it became necessary for him to do a little The wife by tbe decree is awarded tbe custody of the minor and the homestead ia also given to to 1 Sarah A. was committed to the Insane Asylum from this in 1W3. A short time after she vais barged from that institution as cured and took a trip East. When she returned she found that her property here was in the hands of the So this morning she was restored to capacity in order that she may take charge of her property Tax County Tax Collector Barber has pointed Charles Prowse and J. Deputy License Tax The Tlie directors of the have elected the following Leland b in P. V ce Sew N. V. Second Vice S in A. N. Third Vice S. T. to the San I. E. Acting Vice Timothy San L. and San u- N. T. nt San G. Transfer New C. Assistant Loi William S. O'Brien Hied his nd as Clerk of the Police en in the sum of with T. F. Ore James L. ami H. J. oy as The bond was approved by City Attorney Van Epen Dr. M. Yan JEpen has filed a general demurrer to the divorce of Ms Elizabeth Van and in all cases tbe poor people were found to be Gloria Anton and lives on Second between Franklin and Webster where have been for about ten Tbe father is and there is a of live or the a boy of 11 .is ihe only one of tbe children is capable of doing active Two the other children arc and though one uf them do a little A family bv the name of lives iu near This tamily is very neat and the children arc kept but the family ii very pay per month for some time the father has had lo One day this he got a job in tbe Jute Mills iu Mast Oakland to sweep out tiie and him per There are can do no and the family has bad no meat a week family spoken of before resided near the corner of Third and All have with from which the little boy They have been some ten months and are in destitute circum- Manuel Guerrero lives in a little tage at Second between and Webster lie has a 1-irge and to do a for them by digging mussels at low tide along the though In- is to do having leg time so thai he is not in work There are four and all are n tute circumstances l they have been unable lo make known language and They have v bv a Mrs. between She b and they call her the Paul Aid v Ihe and the poor tress will be Tile of is getting to Se Mecca Waterman taken up a to last until the end of his and Congressman whose charming home was ias turned to Oakland for it He will be right welcome on account of his to appropriations for the harbor Lieutenant Governor White is an often visitor to and if IHJ should have to a in ibis part of the State would undoubtedly locate it clement climate of that city is to statesmanlike and great measures well be formed there in the minds of public The Sixth District Convention of the Young Men's Associations of northern California will commence dav in Sacramento and continue till next Sun Jay The delegates attending troni the Oakland are Isaiah Austin N. Paul Arthur C. K. City Attorney A. Johnson has filed his official His sureties am J Q. Martin A. A.