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Hews and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Hews and Notes. There are over half a million Free Masons in the United States. Mr. Hayes is the first President that has visited the Pacific Coast, while in office. Eggleston, author of "Hoosier Schoolmaster," is preparing a "History of Life in America." A collection of sketches written by Dickens, have recently been unearthed by Mr. Bently, and will shortly appear in a volume entitled the" "Mudfog Papers," and be issued by Holt, New York. Americans like solid reading as well as fiction, if the fact that over 35,000 sets of the two authorized editions of the new "Enoyclopadia Britanniea," and several thousand sets of the Philadelphia reprint is any evidence. Foreign gt&gt;ld is now flowing freely to this country. The Government officials at Washington have published an estimate that the receipts of foreign gold will average four million dollars a week till November Ist. , I The French Government propose shortly to pass a law for the sale of that part of the Crown Jewels tha...
REPUBLICAN Convention ! AND Primary Election. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
REPUBLICAN Convention ! AND Primary Election. At a meeting of the County Republican Committee held in tbe city of Oakland on Saturday, Sept. 4th, 1880, there were present Dr. L. H. Cary, chairman, O. Whip&lt;&gt; pie, 8. Huff, Q. A. Chase, Frances Blake, W. E. Hale, and A. Gibbons, secretary. On motion it was resolved that a" con vention of the Republican Party of Ala* meda county be heldin the city of Oak* laud' at Germania Hall, on Monday, Sept 27th, 1560, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of nominating tbe following candi* dates; One Member of the Assembly from that portion of the county south of San Leandro Bridge. Two Members of the Assembly from thai poition of tbe county north of San Leandro Bridgs. A Sheriff. District Attorney. County Rkcobdek. County Clerk, County Treasurer. County Assessor. County Auditor, County Tax Collector. County Surveyor. County C'jroaer. Seven s!embers of the Board of Super* visors, as follows: One member from Murray Township. One...
The Two Giants. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
The Two Giants. THE LARGEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. Mother Nature is, in the main, a steady-going old dame, but now and then she abandons her regular rules and methods, and turns out some very queer pieces of handiwork. "Freaks of nature," we say; and the phrase is not a bad one, as applied to those unfortunate specimens of humanity who come into the world with a superfluous cranium, or an extra complement of legs. It is a questien whether the spectacle of such "monsters" is not likely to have a revolting effect on the average mind. No one but a person animated by a spirit of scientific curiosity, or by . morbid and unhealthy tendencies can find much pleasure in .gazing on objects like these, whose misfortune, one would think, had best be buried from the world. But nature's freaks tend sometimes in an opposite direction; now and then she raises instead of lowering the physical standard of the race. It is not often that this occurs, and when it does, most men feel their interest aroused...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
CUKES ALL SCROFULOUS AFFFCTIONS and disorders resulting fnun Impurity of the Blood. It is needless to specify all, as the sufferer can usually preceive their cause; but skin disorder, Salt Uheum, Pimples, Ulcers. Turnnfs, Coitre. Swellings, etc., are the most common, as well as many affections of the Heart. Head, Liver and Stomach. S€ KOI'I'L.V . WOIfDEIIFtJL CURE OF BLINDNESS. D. RANSOM, SON &amp; CO.:—For the benefit ot ail troubled with Scrofula rr Impure Blood in their systems, I hereby recommend King of the BI&lt;»od. I have bren troubled with Scrofula for the past ten years, which so affecttd my eyes that I was completely blind for six months. I was recommended to try King of the Blond, which has proved a great blessing to me, as it has i ompletely cured me, and I cheerfully recommeud it to all troubled as I have been. Yours truly, Mkb S. Weatheulow. Sardinia, N. Y. s 1.000 will be paid to any Public Hospital to be mutually agreed upon, for every certificate of...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Alameda Go. Branch —OF THE — OF CALIFORNIA, 922 AND 924 BROADWAY, (Union Bank Bail3ing). Oakland,Cal Casta Capital, $300, 000. 00 Casta Assets, 581. 385- 76. The Home Mutual is a California Company, confining its business to tbe Pacine Coast. Over '~000 shares of the dam pany's stock are held by prominent residents of Alameda aud Contra Gnsoi couuties. All Premiums received through tiiis Branch are Deposited and Invested iv Alameda Co. Rates as low as Solvency and Fair Profit will admit ol Losses liberally adjusted and promptly paid at points where they occur. ft. ft. MAGIT,, Manager. J. L. MITCH EL, Agent Livermore, Office 0. P. R. R. Depot. H. O. WELLER, Agent Pleasanton, Cal. Cosmopolitan (it s JAHXIGKS. Proprietor This new saloon, just opened, woulo solicit a sb3re of the public patronage. Mot Lunch Every Day. Always glad to see any old friends, an make new ones. Near the Brick Bloc Livermor*. Gu« Jfehnisre* 1 F. Mally, Dealer in Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps &amp; Gents F...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
JBSPACBEB BROS DEALERS » GENERAL Merchandise HAY GRAIN F! ED, Etc Corner of First and L Strket Livermore, C«A. Agents for a number of tbe beat Insur ance companies in the country, GIVE US A GALL! Anspacher ♦Bros. Harness., Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Whips, Etc., Etc. Good stock of Driving and working Gloves constantly on hand. Manufacturer of Gorner's Caoutchouc Oil Harness Blacking. First St., Livermore FASHION lIVERYSTABLE W. 8. SMITH, PROPRIETOR. First st.,East of Odd Fellowshall LIVERMORE,CAL. Notioe of Redemption of Alameda Count* bondsOpfjce of the Treasurer of Alameda Co., Cal. HEREBY GIVEN THAT JLI I will (as directed by the Board of Supervisors of said county) redeem the following described Alameda county Bonds (known as the Niles Bridge Bonds) on Saturday, the 4th day of September, A D 1880, and said bonds -will not draw interest after said 4tb day of September. A D 1880, viz: Bonds numbers from 1 to 30 inclusive, of the denomination of $500 00 each Total. $15,000 00. Issu...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
THE Ivermore HERALD A live, newsy, local paper, AND The Leading country Journal of Alameda County. With the beginning: of its eighth volume the HERALD will be found to Increase gre aty in Interest &amp; general Appearance. ITie paper is now entireyl printed in Livermore, from new type and will be found to be just what it claims-a local family journal Above everything, it gives the news local county, State, national, and of the world— besides presenting large amount of choice original and select Literary matter. Its regular Weekly story selected from the best extent, will prove an interesting feature. Now is the Time to SUBSCRIBE!
Local Hrieneta, [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Local Brieflets. Match game of Billiards at Bank Exchange saloon Saturday evening. N. G Patterson and family have retur--ned from their camping trip to Soquel. Our sportsman are now at liberty to shoot quail, provided they can find any to shoot. Albert Clark has purchased a complete threshing outfit, and will start out in a few days. Mrs.B. A Fassett, nee Miss S. I. Faries, left for Hanford on Saturday, where her husband resides. Mrs. Jos. F. Black, of Pleasanton, is spending a few weeks at Highland Springs, Lake county. Mrs. Jos. Stankey has purchased a vibrator thresher, and outfit, which will soon be in active operation. Herman Detjens has changed the name of his excellent caravansary at Pleasanton from the Germania, to the Pleasanton Hotel. The storage capacity of Livermore's grain warehouses has been increased, this Season, by additions, to the extent of 4,--500 tons. E. M. Gibson, District Attorney of this County, was in town, Sunday, busily engaged in feeling the political pu...
The Dublin Water Works. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
The Dublin Water Works. Dublin, Alameda Co., Cal., Sept. 15, '80 Editor Herald: One of the most important improvements ever made on a piece of private property in this or adjoining counties, was successfully carried through a few days ago on the ranch of Mr. C. M. Dougherty, of this place. A white; sulphur spring, situated about one mile in a direct line from his residence, has been so successfully manipulated by him that water now comes to our very doors, and that gift of nature, which in its natural state, and by nature's help, only, ran to waste, has, by the enterprise of man, been turned into such channels as to lead it to the profit and use of mankind. As the water trickles from Mother Earth it is caught in a basin formed by bank, which is in the shape of a horseshoe with a brick wall (15 inches thick) across the open end—Very near to the top of this brick wall, a three inch pipe projects into the basin, which carries the water through a strainer. Some 200 feet, to a large filt...
Altamont Anograms. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Altamont Anograms. Mrs. Corbettand family, of Washington Corners, are visiting in this section. The past week has been favorable for thjeshing. A very few days of wind, or gog—but generally warm, quiet weather. The warehouse of Mr. E- Dyer is beiug rapidly glled up with grain There Las been a rumor afloat that probably in another season, a new warehouse w &gt;uld be built at lira point, thus giving every accommodation to our farmers. As usual, it is very quiet her-abouts. The main topic of excitement is the harvest, which is progressing. There are no fewer than four threshing outfits within a shart distance of this place. The majority of our farmers are well pleased with the result, the yield of grain being much larger than was anticipated.
Two Ways of Looking at it. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Two Ways of Looking at it. "Look upon this picture, and onthi9." The vicinity of the late fire at Washington Corners has assumed a cheerless like and dull appearence. This business put more vitality in the "Coiners" than any other business they had. and of course its disappearance will be felt throughout the entire place.—Newark Enterprise. Our quiet town has hardly known itself the last week The clanging of the school bell on Friday morning iast week, ushered in a short season of bustle and excitement. Water wagons have been going day and night, .vagon loads of the workmen engaged at the ruins, going to and from their work, have done not a little to add to the turmoil, and there has been an exhilarated condition generally. Among the losers by the fire there is manifested a more cheerful condition. It is a relelf to find that the loss will- not be as great as was feared.— Washington Independent.
Suicide in Pleasanton. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Suicide in Pleasanton. About nine o'clock last Saturday evening, a young German girl nnmed Maria Giasßhoff. a sister-ln law of J. Kruse, of Pleasanton, committed suicide at that place by the use of strychnine- No sufficient reason is assigned for theact, and we have no particulars further than the bare statement above given. An Inquest was held, and a verdict rendered in accordance witb the facts.
Political Points [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
Political Points P R, Boreln, F. D. Hinds end James VV Ballard are all seeking the Republican nomination for Recorder. Charley Reed add Andy Ryder are the only announced candidates for the Re* publican nomination for county clerk. D, M.Connor, formerly a resident of this place, and at present Justice of tbe , Peace of Washington Township, is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Assemblyman. Supervisor Marlin has Wen named in connection with tbe Republican nomina. tion for County Treasurer. Louis Oottshall, a "dark "horse," announces himself as an entry in the same race. And now it la rumored thpt tbe supreme court has decided tbat the county government bill is in conflict with the constitution, and tbat there will therefore be no election for county officers this year
County News. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
County News. Oakland. It has been decided to commence the work of re-constructing the burnt portion of the Galindo Hotel immediately. E. C. Coulter, a soldier on leave from Benicia Arsenal, was struck by an engine on the trestle work near the Point on Thursday, while under the influence of li quor. He was knocked into the water, reeiving fatal injuries. The celebration of Admission Day, and the reception of President Hayes and staff was a great event in Oakland's history the city being filled as never before. Speeches were made by the President, Gen Sherman, Secrectary Ramsey, Gen Conk, and Gov Perkins, from a platform in front the Court House, to a crowd which filled Broadway for blocks. Thursday afternoon, when the streets were crowded with people witnessing the procession, an accident happened by which a number of persons were seriously injured. An awning on Broadway near Seventh street, crowded with people, fell, percipitating the accupants upon the crowd below. No one was kille...
The Rose Hotel Opened. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
The Rose Hotel Opened. The Rose Hotel, that elegant, bran-new edifice, which hns under tbe bands of its owner, Mr. Jason Rose, grown from the Pleasanton Hotel, baa been leased by a gentleman-named Price, from San Francisco, a hotel keeper of great experience, and one of the best on the coast, and will be thrown open to the public this week. Thj Rose is beyond doubt the fluest bote! between Oakland and Stockton, while but few of those of the former city excel it in elegance, comfort, or style, Mr. Price is thoroughly acquainted in San Francisco, and will soon fill the hotel \v&lt;th city people There are few places within easy reach of the city which possess so many and varied attractions, as a rural retreat, as does our neighboring village of Pleasauton, and we congratulate its people on their increased hotel taciltie*. which must tend so largely to increase its importance as a place of resort. Who bats Dr miller's magnetic Balm contains Magnetism ? Those who have used it fo...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
A Caid to the Public. TT A VINO HAD MY GALLERY THHOUOH-I-rl :**&gt;em&gt;rated aud refuruUhed with all the j L improved acceitarte* of the *ea*ou, •oca a? plain and weulc background*, chair*, table*, new instrument. *c. I am prepared to do first c.ass work In al' branch** of the and at lower price* than yon ciapt the same class 01 work done for. suy where else. All of say wortc will be warranted to giTe satisfaction. M I.will not allow any inferior work to go out of my House. K. W. Bius, Photographer UTtrsott
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 September 1880
LOCAL NOTICES. Who's Lindy? * Where's Lindy? * Have you seen Lindy? * Here, there and everywhere—Lindy! * Where's the man who doesn't know Lindy ? * Look out for Lindy, and the Big Red Wagon! * The babies cry for Lindy, and the Great Flying Marketl * Harness and saddles made out of first class stock in a workman-like manner and warranted, at Gorner's. * Horton &amp; Kennedy's pumps are the best. Buy no other Address, Horton &amp; Kennedy, Livermore. Cal. * Messrs. Horton &amp; Kennedy's Enterprise Perkins' Patent Windmill is too well known in this vicinily to need an enumeration of its good points. There is scarcely a mill of any other make in the Valley, while the Enterprise is '•-•en on every hand. Horton &amp; Kennedy, Lwermore, Cal. * The merits of Messrs. Morton &amp; Kennedy's Enterprise Windmills are too well known in 'his vicinity to need special meniion. The fact that no oiher mill can be sold here ia proof positive of its excellence....