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News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
News and Notes. There are 163 daily newspapers published in Great Britain. # Nebraska has 11 daily, -139 weekly and 7 monthly newspapers. Nearly 300,000 persons are employed on British and Irish railroads. Over 1200 Italian emigrants have landed in the United States during the present year. The new Senate of New Hampshire consists of twenty-four members, and contains not a single lawyer. John Kelley, the famous Tammany "Boss,'* lost his place as Controller of New fork City a few days since. Over $2,200,000 were expended in New York City, last year, in the erection of buildings, which exceeds the amount expended any other year since 1871. Lord Beaconsfield has just published another novel, entitled Endymion. It is meeting with a large sale both in this country and in England. It is being translated into French and German. Mayor Cooper, of New York City, has received from Chas. Reade, the English novelist, a tin box containing a number of slips cut from a mulberry bush on the grave of...
PITHY PARAGRAPHS. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
PITHY PARAGRAPHS. OKOI'NI* OUT 11V THE HKKAI.Li'S H N.NV MAN. A favorite air—Fortune. A loansome fellow—The pawn broker. Rather a warm season—lied pepper. A courteous gent—The Town Justice. A romantic class of people— Tramps. A harbor that's full of wrecks— Fort wine. The write man in the write place—The editor. One who seas con.-iderable in his day—The sailor. Figuratively keepers are generally of some account. '•Man needs but little here belowbut the baker is an exception to this rule. "I go it easy when you're tired," said the hub when it spoke to the felloe.
Drinking Impure Water. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
Drinking Impure Water. Set a pitcher of ice-water in a room inhabited and in a few hours it will have absorbed from the room much of the respired and perspired gases of the room, the air of which will have become purer, but the water perfectly filthy. This depends on the fact that the water has the faculty of condensing and thereby absorbing all the gases, which it does without increasing its own bulk. The colder the water is the greater its capacity to contain these gases. At ordinary temperature a pint of water will contain a pint of carbonic acid gas and several pints of ammonia. The capacity is nearly double by reducing the temperature to that of ice. Hence water kept in the room awhile is always unfit for use, and should often be renewed, whether it has become warm or not. And for the same reason the water in a pump stock should all be pumped out in the morning before any is used. That which has stood in the pitcher over night is not fit for cooking purposes in the morning. Imp...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
SHERIFF'S SALE. E. M. Derby and George 11. Pavne, "j co-partners as E. H. Derby 3: Co. i Plata tine, vo. | No, 354. W. IL Ilanison, I Defendant, j Ord&lt; r of Sale aud Deer c of Foreclosure and a I '■' sdxr axd by virtue of/n ouII tUr of 6 ttu&lt;l Decree of Foreclosure and Sale, issued out of the Superior Conrt of the County ot Alameda, of the State of California, on the 29th da» of November, A. D, IB6Q, in the above entitled action, wherein K. M Derby ami George 11. Payne, co-partner* as K. M. Derby «t Co., ihe above named plaintiff, obtained a"Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure and Sale against W. 11. Uanison. defendant,en the ■Sid day of November, A. D. IHSO, for the cum of in United States Gold Coin, beside* interest, cosis und counsel fee*, which said Decree was, on the Stth day of November, A. D. ISSO, recorded in Jadgmcnt Book l. Department 1. of said Court, at page HI, I am commanded to sell all of that certain piece, parcel or lot of land ly lag, situate a...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
HERALD ESSAY PRIZE The proprietor of the Livermork Herald hereby offers his SECOND ANNUAL PRIZE For essays written by pupils of the public schools of Murray township, as follows: • For best essay, sketch or story , writ ten by a pupil of auy public school in Murray township, ten dollars. For second best do, turee dollars. Competing essays must, to recajve attention, be original: any attempt at plagiarism will certainly be detected, and will result in the rejection of the essay iv which it occurs. Essays for competition must be presented on or before Saturday, l&gt;ee. 25 1880. Decision on Thursday, Jan. 0, 1881. Said decision will be made by three judges, consisting of the oditoot the Herald, aud two dssiutertscd citizens of the towuship. The identity of the authors of the several couipet ing essays will be kn«.wn only to the undersigned, until after the award Essays must be written ou but one side of the paper, aud should not u j ;j - -ceed two closely written pages of fo -...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
IA JeMeDlall, &amp; Co Dealers in DRY GOODS, Gloves, Hosiery. VoltonS, Milliner} Goods Hals Men's &amp; Boys Ready-made Cothing. Gents' F urnishin§ Good Boots and Shoes, EtcAGENTS FOR (PATBXTCD JUS* 13TH, 18T8.) Brick Block, LIVERMORE CAL OUR MOTTO Quick Sales and Small Prodis. Harness Shop! MORE TIE'S BLOCK LIVERMORE, CAL. A Full stock of Saddles, Bridles and Harness of every description constantly on hand. REPAIRING AND TRIMMING. Pnees Vo SuU u\c Tunes \ GIVE If X A TR IA L. J. P. MORETTe. PBOPIUE roR LIVERMORE SALOON Ann LUNCH ROOMS CONNECTED Ou and after Saturday, Oct. 23d, I will be prepared to furnish FRESH OYSTERS, New Orleans Shrimps, Pigs' Feet. Caviar, Sheep's Tongue, Tripe, urnported Limburger, Holland and Swiss Cheese Salmon, Cove Oysters, Snrdiuci, Lobsters, Pickied Herring, etc GIJO. DASI\IAN, Prop'r. oc2l 3m M. F. MACK'S B00T&amp; SHOE, Emporium. Come and see my new style Doot THE HERCULES. For Farmers , Laborers, and Mccbanics. New Stock, New ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
I wish to brine before your notice my celebrated Single Plow. This Plow I claim to be the CHEAPEST. BEST AMD MOST DURABLE Of any offered on this c &gt;a.-t. or in the market. lo the cultivation oi nil soils, particularly of adobe, it surpasses all others, holding its claim to superiority over Ibe Molina in proportion to that of the latter above the wooden plow of olden times. In proof of tins assertion I can refer and produce ho testimony ot tlie following tanners a lew ol flibse who have used my Plow ; John Beck, J D Smith. James Miller, Geo Beck. W J Fa'lon. Thomas Groke, M Dor I in, Anthony Thompson, ASt Clair, John Kmart. Patrick Fallon, Martin Nei vin. Patrick Croke, Pn'rick Gleese, rVm Walker, Livermore; John Seal 1 in, John O'Brien, Thos Egaa, John Eji in, A i« moot; M Short, Dublin; John hV.ird.C--n--treville; Michael &lt; Icary, Sunol. The main, leading features that entitle it to merit and genera] u-e, ami which arc solely sought for iv plo rs, are uniformi...
Local Brieflets. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
Local Brieflets. Cooler: since ihe rain. Typhoid fever is abating. Si vend Livermoreaiis arc candidates for positiocs at S. c amento this winter. John Alyward is building a shed addition, 12x30, to his blacksmithing establishment. Valentin Alviso is inclosing a large piece of marshy land on his ranch north of town, for a pasture. The voice of tbe sausage machine is now heard in our town, whereupon Carlo slinketh his tail Intwe n his legs and htelh hnnself away. Kbeu C. Farley, formerly clerk of the Board of Supervisors, was in town a couple or dayn last week, visiting friends and relaliv. s Leie. Everywhere in the bills and throughout Hie vidley the grass ift starting up with wi nderfnl rapidity, atul the emerald garh it finite becoming. Tuesday's rain, Instead of making our streets impassible, as would naturally be supnosod spatted down the mud and fairly improved their condition. ('has. has sold nearly two car ] ~.;„ ~f pumpkins at this place, since Friday last, Our citizens evide...
Pleasanton Correpondence. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
Pleasanton Correpondence. Plkasanton, Dec. 15, 1880. Eo. Herald: "We have been favored with another one ol those fine little show. ers which is making ali nature put on her pleasing coat of green. Our rain fall for the past twenty four hours has been the heaviest for a long time, being 2.02 inches, making a total of 7.00 for this season! against a total of 3.58 inches to same date last year. A great many of our farmers have commenced plowing, but this last shower will probably stop them for a week. Mr, George Gilson is recovering slowly from his late illness. The New York Store has been leased by a San Francisco firm, who are now purchasing a lar s e stock of goods and will be ready lor business in a few days Pleasanton Lodge No. 255 I. O. O. F. have taken up their new quarters in Centennial Hall. The A. O. U. W ,und Whittier Library and Literary Association have also changed quartets to Centennial Hall. The W. L. and L. A. is now one of the most flourishing societies of out town, n...
Contra Costa News. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
Contra Costa News. A lad uamed David Powell stole $80 in gold from Moore &amp; Griffith's butcher shop, one day last week, and was shortly after arrested at Antioch with the coin iv his possession. Meads' Hot Salt Springs, near Point of Timber, have passed under a new management, Mr. Gallagher retiring and Mr. T. O. Caster assuming the reins ol proprietorship. The famous Contra Costa County horses Tommy, Barney and Jack, the Clown, educated by John Sherman, have been sold, together with the show outfit, for the handsome sum of $10,000, and Mr. Sherman has engaged at a salary, with the purchasers, to instruct them in their management, A pocket book, stolen from the safe of Rouse, Foruian it Co., at Antioch, some months since, was found last week by a hunter in a field near the line of the Empire coal road. The wallet contain*d notes and county script worth several hundred dollars. Another'rial is soon to be made of the one-track railroad at Antioch. Some defects found in the ...
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Monday, Dec. 13, 1880. The Board of Supervisors held a leg ular im etin » this day. The Board was called to order at 10 o'clock, present were Supervisors Green, Marlin. Myers, Clement, Hanifin, McClane, Chairman Dusterberry and Deputy Clerk John 0. Maish. A petition, signed by Joseph H. Blak. R. K. Jordan, and twenty other inhabitants of Murray Township, asking for the establishment of a road sixty-four feci wide, commencing ou a point on road survey No. 1820. running through the Valle citos Road District. The petition set forth that the probacle cost would be about one hundred dollars. The 'necessary bonds were sent in signed by R. K. Jordan and E. E. W. Hill. On motion *.he lb ai d adjourned until next Monday, the 20th inst.
Meeting of Farmers and Legislators. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
Meeting of Farmers and Legislators. The meeting of farmers and legislators held at Palace Hall, last Saturday afternoon was not largely attended, not over seveuty-five persons being present The members of the legislature preset were State Senator, Stephen G. Nye. and Assemblymen c'ect, Alviso, Edwards and Cam ron, of Alameda county, and Joseph P. J"&gt;nes, of Contra Costa county. The meeting was called to order by F. K. I'assett, who stated its objects. On mo&gt; ti°n, F. It. Fassett was chosen as Chairman, and the.eupon tailed John W. Clark to the chair. On motion W. P. Bartlett was elected as Secretary ot the meeting. On motion of Senator Nye, F. It. Fasselt read a draft of a squirrel bill prepared by him. The bill provides for the appointment of squirrel inspectors in districts infested by the vermin, with power lo poison squirrels on all lands, the owners of which refuse so to do. the cost of the same to be made a charge against the said laud. Ihe inspector draw...
San Francisco Market. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
San Francisco Market. FLOUR—The following are jibbing rales: Best Family Extra 5 25; Superfine 3 7."&gt;0/ 4 25; Bakers' Extra $. r &gt;a • , &gt;l2 Interior Extra 4 75&lt;a5; do Supcrfiue $3 75(54 25; Oregon Extra $4 50 @5; Walla Walla Extra $4 50c«5; Gru* ham Flour $4 $ bbl WHEAT.—Milling $1 52W@1 55; No. S lipping, $1 47 l £;&lt;il 50; No. 2do $1--12 1 ., el 45 §} ctl. The receipts and exp its from San Fianeisco since July Ist to date have been as follows: Leceipts 7,912,221 ctls; exports 5.330,352 ctls. Tuesday's rain interfered with shipping operations and the inquiry on export acCOU*H was ler;3 active. A weaker feeling in Liverpool contributed further to the already prevailing dullness, and consequently but little business resulted on 'Change. Millers appeared to be entirely out of the market. Exporters bought sparingly of various grades. There was no attempt to depress or advance prices either on the part of buyers or holders; many ot t...
County News. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
County News. Oakland. Oakland contains twenty nine churches. Over $5,000,000 are invested in the various manufacturing industries of Oakland. The jury in the Schroeder murder ease rendered a verdict of acquittal last Monday afternoon, after being out for sixtynine hours. A resolution compelling the teachers employed tn the Oakland public school? lo pay their bills, was introduced in the City Board of Education, at the last meetin**;, but wus defeated. Miss An way, a school teacher residing near Haywards, was recently nearly suffocated with gas in her room in the Eureka hotel, on seventh street, Oakland She has now nearly recovered from the illness brought on Iherehy. Hon. D. A McKinley, of Oakland, has been nominated by the President as U. S. Consul to Honolulu. The consulate at Hono lulu is one of the most covoted positions |d that service, aud it is ons of the most important and responsible. Elizabeth Tyler, a young lady eighteen years of age, residing with her motuer on Linden st...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
REAL ESTATE. Geo. W. Haight to Maria Heligis—NW Sec 24 Ip 2 S R 1 E; $1800. A.J. Bryant to P. C. Waltenbangh— Undivided interest in 20 acres lani, Murray Township; $3,500. ■» ■ Mrs. Bather would say to the people of Livermore and vicinity that she is now prepared to do all kinds of family sewing ; also cleaning and repairing g°.nts' clothing Residence corner of J and Fourth ■tree's. dec 16-tf. Notice of Publication of Time Appointed for Proving Will* In the Superior Court of the County of Alameda, State of California, Depsriment No. 2. In the matter of the estate of William A. McKee. deceased. Pursuant to an order of said Court, made on the lflth day of December, A. D. notice is hereby given that Monday, the third day of January, A. D. 1880, at 10 o'clock i. m ot sa : d day, and the Court Room of said Court, at the Court House in the city of Oakland, in the county of Alameda,' have been appointed as the time and place for proving the Will of William A. McKec. deceased, and for heari...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 16 December 1880
LOCAL NOTICES. Harness and saddles made out of firstclass 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 vicinity to need an enumeration of its good points. There is scarcely a mill of any other make in the Valley, while the Enterprise is sr .-en on every hand. Horton &amp; Kennedy, Livermore, Cal. * The merits of Messrs. Horton «&amp; Kennedy's Enterprise Windmills are too well known in 'his vicinity to need special mention. The fact that no other mill can be sold here is proof positive of its excellence. * Marshal Mack keeps the only exclusive boot and shoe store in Livermore. * Call and buvMack's Silk Fool Protectors Prevents rheumatism, sweating of the feet, corns, bunions, and chilblains, Etc., Etc. Price 25 cents. * Mack's tine ...