Oakland Tribune, April 8, 1875

Oakland Tribune

April 08, 1875

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - April 8, 1875, Oakland, California BEN. A. DEWES Broadway, Terms of Subscription: One ThW Months'................................ One Mouth...................................... One 50 I .10 ml% fribnne. OAKLAND BANK OF SAVINGS, Capital, P. S. T. B. BigeKw, Walter Blair. F. Delger, C. W. Bold, XlionuM Yoll-ul S. E. Aieen, Michael Beoso, E. Miller. VOL. V. NO. 336.} OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 8, 1875. (Per TVeoi., 10 la, fear, S4 OO. FINANCE COMMITTEE: P. S. Wilcox, T. B. Bigelow, Walter Elail THE HON-PUBIICITY POLICY. An American in Russian-Asia. The oxtrnets fiom a London letter contain several things of interest: Mr. Sehnyler being the only nou-Ktis- diplomatist T.-UO has ever visited Central Asia, it was very desirable that the resalt of bis obsen-ntions should be make known. I rather think, however, that, hnel he been r.n English diplomatist his disnatches wonUl never have seen the light. 'In the United States they seem to print everything sont home from your j various Legations; and I remember some i dozen years ago reading n dispatch from General Cnssius Clay, then Minister to Kt. Petersburg, iu which, indignant tit the attitude of ft portion of the English cation during the civil war, hb advised Mr. Sew-aid to bring the English Gov- ernment to her senses by sending a hos- tile expedition to Ireland. This com- munication was rendered qnite harmless by the fact that it was followed by one in reply from Mr. Seward requesting General Cassias Clay to confine his at- tention to the proper business of his Le- gation; mid the members of the English Embassy at St. Petersburg, where I happened to see it, looked upon the whole affair as a joke. This same re- port, by the wav, tells how the Emperor o f Bnssia, on General Cassins Clay be- ing presented to him, addressed the American envoy in with many other noteworthy particulars, from which the curious must be referred to the document itself. Indeed, toe American rule is, appar- ently, print all the dispatches re- ceived from abroad. The custom iu England is to publish just ns much as will satisfy the House of Commons and the public without offtnding foreign gov- ernments or compromising the authors of the dispatches. Tlie Austrians, in their ''Red Book." reproduce the in- structions sent out froui the Foreign Office, but very little of whnt arrives back to the Foreign Minister. The French, under the Empire (I do not know what their practice has been of late reproduce in their "Yellow Book" the instructions from the Foreign IJiuister to the chiefs of Embassies and Legations abroad, and nothing else. Prussia publishes no Blue Books; and when Prince Bismnrck was once esked in the Prussian Chamber, why he al- lowed his country to be distanced in this respect even by Austria, he replied that if he undertook the publication of dip- lomatic Blue Books he should be obliged to double the staff of clerks ia the Foreign Office; inasmuch as, oesides copying genuine dispatches for the ar- chives, it would be necessary to prepare false, or garbled dispatches for the gen- eral reader. This, indeed, with a candor which bis enemies call the Prince nas said again and again; and, without any approach to he has more than oiice explained that if foreign diplomatists knew that their com- munications to Prussian or German envoys would in due time be submitted' to the public gaze, they would often be prevented from making communications of great importance. For these reasons. Prussia publishes no diplomatic Blue Books, while in Russia there has never been the slightest question of such a; thing. In Eughud, as I was before say-1 ing, they publish mutilated dispatches. Bat, apart from what it is sometimes found necessary to cut out, the omission of which is duly indicated by blanks or asterisks, the dispatches are genuine as far as they go; and in almost (ill cases they enable one to form n fair idea as to what must have been in their original form.'According to that eminent Rnsso- phobist, Mr. David Urquhart, who, in every complication, sees the hand of Russia, as Mr. Whajley and Mr. Fewde- gate see that of the Jesuits, dispatches, However mnc-h mutilated, are always of j use to a discerning critic. "They are of game service to he once wrote, "that the clothes of a murdered man are to a detective. They show that a mur- der has been oonjmitted, and often ena- ble me to find out all the particulars of the crime." As regards Jlr. Schuyler's report on the affairs of Central Asia, it seems ab- surd to blame him for having described what he himself saw; but if the Russians have any just grounds for complaint on the subject it must be against the United States Government as indiscreet pub- lishers, rather than against Mr. Schuy- leru conscientious and truth-telling reporter. But the fact is, the Russians believe, or affect to believe, that if a man receives the highest civilities at their hands he is bound for that reason to speak well of everything in Russia. "Only they will say of a travel- er, who, after being kindly received in Russia, has perhaps ventured to remark that the Russian Government in .Poland is by no means perfect; "only think of that ungrateful man writing against us alter the Princess Vera had asked him Mveral times to dinner, and Gen. Pop- imoff hod lent him horses." Mr. Schuy- ler is doubtless looked upon at this mo- ment as a monster of ingratitude, be- cause, after being permitted, as a partic- ular favor, to visit the Russian posses- sions in Central Asia, he has presumed to find fault, here and there, with what be saw. The fact is, the Russians, regarded item one very important point of view, are barbarians. I do not wish to use the word offensively, and I know better than moat people that the Russians have pro- luge number of poems, novels, and comedies, many of which are ad- mirable; that they possess considerable talent for music, and that some of then' punters are excellent both by their orig- inal qualities and by their acquired skill. But they are barbarians in this scr.se, that they are strangers to that political civilization which allows and even im- plies freedom of criticism for foreign as wall M for home institutions. The Prus- sians, ia this respect, are not so very much better than their more primitive neighbors; witness the trouble that an American correspondent, Mr. Jackson, and an English correspondent, Mr. Kingston, have lately got into at Ber- lin for publishing news or comments un- favorable to the Prussian Administra- tion. "Booth came fondly hoping to find company among gome of the uewly- ctoofed Senators, but party demands have swept them from him, so that he stands Times. ADVERTISEMENTS. E. KREYENHACEN CO. Groceries, Provisions, HARDWARE AND CROCKERY, Finest tiramU or Wines, Liquors, etc. Constantly oa liantl at lowesi prices. Corner Brontlwny niul Sixfli Street. All goods delivered free of cliargc. ADVERTISEMENTS. lot mre is ADVERTISEMENTS. ........Full Till R. HORTON, GROCERY STORE. Tlio choicest brands of WINES, LIQUORS, TOBACCO ANO CIGARS Constantly 011 hand. No. 771 Seventh Street, Near tho Market Street Station, Oakland. All goods delivered frco. WM. STOKES, ARCHITECT, OFFICE-Soom No. 14, Wilcox Block IPOrM TO ALL Who Build Houses and Want the NEW IMPROVEMENTS Introduced Tor Hanging Pictures WITHOUT INJURY TO THE WALLS, TJl'.ST There is no use going lo the I City any more KOI! SALE DY rpo TIKl'K V> I'lCTL'HK- J- room iiiniililinp In poW antl In uli'tr tlgurri make It a point to Ehcir uuter- nltllllS ADVERTISEMENTS. FOR YOUR GO TO g ill CITY CANDY STORE, 965 BROADWAY, Recoiled Dally flor KllircsH. Lovers of good Candies will find a great va- nety from five of the mofct prominent maksra in San CHAPPELLET Eighth St., Near Broadway. FUIi... E.T.CABBIE. INGERSOLL A.GI3XT FOR TBE MANUFACTURER STATE INVESTMENT UlasseE. ivr c n i :N" E SHI Second btrort, urar YVuahliifrton. 0 IS SUKlNt, IN Till: ifflrns lo nt lln 1 IV .11. -I......'I .1 i, U'tur il to mil' i tin i.ii. ]i-.j... OAKLAND. Dclgcr, Vf. K. Ruwell, A.C I Henry, C. B. Kilthcrford, J. Beclit, G W. Duni A. J. Snyiler, P. Thompson. I WALTER SMITH, TJEALEB IS Cigars and Tobacco, S. W. corner Broftdrvay and Seventh Street, Oakland. FINE HATS COMPANY, (FIRE AND MARINE, i, Cash Asisets, Principal California Street, S.F. LINE! LEFT AT THE FOLLOWING ill receive prompt attention At Second Miect: at Cox Adeline nl Dov cniuer 12tb and Market; r 12lh niul .Tai'lisou; at Mabon'R gro- i-'irniT Ea'-t 12th street, and Sixth 1 t lit; between loth Hi '..S.C.'.st Mlie. j i !s mutl? and lelitfccl and nrst-cl.is> I ntcdl. A s-nri'csvor to Haley Italian. President, Vice rrceidem Cashier P. S. TVH.COX T. u. MGELOW I'. W. (MIX made and a general banking business transacted in nil Its various branches. Havings Deposita received from one dollmr up and dividends made tacrccn t wice a in January and July. No Entrance Fee or for Bank Booh. The Stockholdfrb are liable to the depojltora in this institution to amount of cn.i million dollars, affording a guiuaiitcc if sbkolute nafctjr to depositors. Our own Krchsng.. gold or currency for on the Ninth Katioaal bank, ivcw Tori City. National Gokl Bank end Trust Compaar. Ban Francisco, are oui- correspondents, UNION SAVINGS BANK, COB. Bao-ADWAr AND Jfixru SCTKET, OAEXiAKD. Capital Stock (Tbe Largest Capital of any Savings Bank in California.) Board of Directors: A. C. Henry, .Tolm C. Hays. Wm. Mecli. E. A. Samuel Woods, C'ms. Vf. Howard, Hiram Tubbs, H. H. Haight, J. West Martin. D. HaiiBUaw Ward, S. Huff. B. 8.Family, B. Kirkhiu. I, Mora MOM, H. A. Palmer. A.C HENBT.....................P J. WEST MARTIN............ _ __ H. A. PALMER...................OAtBIII AM- SAVINGS DEPOSITS B interest from the first of the month a BEAR th auc- ceeding date of Depobifc payable Bemi.acnu- Remittances from the country may made by Express or by Check on Sin Fritt- ciij-'o Banfcs. 3fo Entrance Fee required. COMMERCIAL DEPOSITS re, ccivedauda General Banking bualceas acted Collections made. Si RS lu Gold or Currency, on d San Francisco at current v TRA New York San Francisco.......BASK OP CALIFORNIA. New York... .CHEMICAL NATIONAL BANK. I ric-iim-, I'uliin CaiK I ni.'l r !rr, ('amn-, ri'-., HIII ,r! ar i ..AT. DOMAHUK, Prebirtent A. i. Dr.-iAST, Vice President, CBUILGS H. Ca-miNG, Secrttary. Very Reasonable Prices n K i-- .M (No. BROADWAY. H TZ BERG. WM. HOSKINS, GOLDEN STAR HOTEL nESTAUFANT K xsslt Broadway, 11 Oakland. No. 838 BROADWAY, SWISS CONFECTIONERYI MILEY LAACE, J. A. Milcy. formerly of 733 Washington falreet, opposite theplaza ,San Praacibco. antl Oxeratlemen's COFFEE AND ICE CREAM SALOON Qlfi Broadway, two doors boulh of TJnisn v X U Havings Bank, Oakland. Particular at- tention given to orders for Parties, Balls and Lunches, at short notice and on teas- enable 'THIS. Assortment of Fancy Candies, Fruits, Jellies. j O-EIVE I Uclow Seventh Street.. Oakland JOHN TERNEY, FASHION SALOON, 854 BROADWAY, Oak laml. o 1 460 EIGHTH ST., j (Sessions' Oiiklaiiri. A. GEMMELL, I TJEALEB IN THE CELEBRATED j LAUREL AND MEDALLION RANGE I The Best in Uso, I Alfco, Till, Copper nnd Bhcet Iron Worker PLUMBING, GAS FITTING, and Metal Roofing clone to order. Special At- tention paid to Pumps of all kind. 82O BROADWAY, One door from Sixth street, Oakland, B, 16 or SOf For Fifty Cents. COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS Tor all !ltc .liirt Tcrritorlti. Office--Room I 8, Wllcox Block, 13BOADTV OAKLAND. --VT 1-IOTJUS CAPITAL GOL9 COIN B. F. FERRIS.................President E. CASE...................Vlce-Presittont C. M. FISHER.......................Cashier A. D. THOMSON................Secretary CllIUSTI.lN BAUttEK, Prop. EOAED OF DUSECIOKS J. J. HANIFIN, WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS, X. 'IV. Broadway and 7th St. Oakland. STAR GROCERY, T. ZZTTH.ZJXJ. Cor. Broadway and Second St. Choice Groceries, Wines, Liquors and Cigars, AT SAN FRANCISCO PRICES. Goods delivered free liiall partner the CHy. WASHINGTON BREWERY, CHAS. BREDHOFF, Proprietor. Cor. Broadway ami Sixth St. CIIA3. KEAJlM. JOS, DIEYEB. OAKLAND BREWERY, Cor. Nintli ami ......AND...... Cor. Telegraph Av. and Dnrant SI. OAKLAND. Julius, why don't your lUr at UM Saw, charge too much." du cokrred indmchal stealing you oblong Kase.Mr. How An station-agent, who wanted to OM B red bustem, but had no globes, wrote to the nperintendent to send him a gdioii o rs. TJ Or et CHEMICALS and PERFUMERIES, And all articled usually found In a first-claw Drag Store, Prescription IMpartment complete In all Iti details, atom Mceuable at all lours of the doy or night. Otl Brmadway, Ooaw Taith ttmt, Otkltkl, Considering tue value of and labor, tbe limited use of gas. and the distance betwMn the places of coueiuuplion, Oakland will be the most cheaply lighttd city in tbe Union. This price will leave DO valid excuse for tta use of any illuminant but Goal Gas, along tbe lines of Company's mains, a large part cf which are now. have been nince they wen laid, unproductive of income. The advantages to be reaped by the public from Cheap Gas daily saving in the cost of one of the necessaries of life. 2J.--A decrease in the number of destructive fires caused by the of the volatile distill- ates of Petroleum. saving of human lifcbj subetitutlof stationary lights for brittle lamps. most convenient and aafest light brought witliia the means of the molt ecoMmi- Hcwcvcr Finall the house, tliv economy will bo great. If Insured, tbe rate of premium will bo lessened; if not insured, the risk of will be decreased. This reduction can only be profitable to the Company, by the accession of a cient number or new consumers to cona- penfate lortlie lessening of Its current re- ceipts; and It will become Ibc Interest of all consumers of ens, to induce their neighbors to adopt, tins light, Inordertbat further reductions inay be made Inthefu- Tlip attention of consumers is also di- rected to the use 01 gus lor heating and cooklug. In Europe and the Eastern cities It has been adopted to a great extent, and Its use Is constantly extending. It Is to be hoped that this movement will bo acceoted In the spirit wbfeh hai Ju- eplredif, and whlcb has always character- ized the Company, viz.: That the Interests of and the Company are Identical. The Company are constantly advised of nil changes In modes of manufacture distribution, and will at all llmea it- self of any reallmprovementa wlilcii wna to improve quality and lessen price. V. t. EASTLAWD, Superintendent TO THE SICK! KfEClMitt TO THOSE WHO HAVE LOSTG JVtrtat the deadly efficacy of drugs In to those who have ctjandoned tbe vain hope of Mtabllshlng BCEllhful conditions of Ibc orsanlHO of STIAMIXO ami COOKING the thereby WKAaBxiSio to force the efctn to ovKit action, lucreny tbe system, and depriving other orgaoi proper share of the work ot removing trow torn the body; all wbo are Tired tlnued depletion, wbetoer drnra 01 cxccsbtve WAKIXO. TUcrc trlclti-, reasonable Water Treatment proiicr alKnlton to living, a powsr to save and to all other means bavefallcd. andBturama- or fromTrdnSemems of ffii W JHtog.. Bladder, Stomacli or LunjMocail on tlu radar- lcnednml Icsrn tbac after tbe laetbew 'uifSiate'rcMoratloB of health. MB8. L. W. FIBH.Etactw-JlMBette W SPAPER iWSPAPERI ;

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