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Board of Town Trustees. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Board of Town Trustees. Livermore, August 1,1881. Board called to order at 8:10 p. m. Full Boanl present. Minutes of meeting held July 11th, read and approved. Reports of Town Treasurer W. C Massie, showing cash in Treasury, August Ist, to be $602 68 100, and report Town Justice K. W. Graham, of cases brought befote him, received and placed on file for action of the Finance Committee. The following bills were presented, read and referred to the Finance Committee: H. W. Graham, Justice fees $ 24 00 L. Hilton, salary, meals, etc 58 50 F. A Anthony, salary 10 00 M. M. Brooks, work on First St.. 86 25 L. McCabe, salary night police and steward • 65 00 L. McCabe, balance ou bill 32 50 Total $226 25 After examination by the Finance Committee, on motion of Mr. Mendenhall tLe bills were ordered paid, and tbe Secretary instructed to draw warrants for the several amounts. On motion of Mr. Mendenhall the fruit dealers' petition laid on the table at the 'ast meeting was called up and the petiti...
Suicide of Mrs. John Mohr. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Suicide of Mrs. John Mohr. Mrs Cora Mohr, wife of John Mohr, a farmer residing in tbe "big field." four miles east of Livermore, and well known in this community, committed suicide on Thursday morning of last week. It seems that Mrs. Mohr did her work as usual on the morning in question, then took a dose of strychnine, and set down to await death. Her husband asked if she was sick, and proposed going for a doctor. She refused medical aid, and then told what she had done Mr. Mohr instautly administered antidotes for poison, and then proceeded to Livermore for a physician at the top of his horses' speed, sending a neighbor, meanwhile, to his house. All efforts to prevent the poison from taking effect proved unavailing, however, the woman dying within two hours after taking the fatal draught A coroner's jury was held, the verdict being "death by strychnin \ willfully administered by her own hand." The cause of the rash act is unknown.
County News. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
County News. Oakland. Hiram Tubbs will rebuild Washington Hall, which was destroyed by fire a short time since. Six arches are in place on the new terminal depot, and eight additional posts have been erected. The work is progressing favorably. A collision occurred at East Oakland on Monday afternoon, between a local aud n dump train, the engine and baggage car of the iocal being badly demoralized. No one was injured. .las. E Blethen, Mayor of Oakland, has lai'ed in business, and made an assign, ment of the Pioneer Planing Mills to the Oakland Bank of Savings, iv liquidation of his debt to that institution. His liabilities amount to about $60,000. The extra clciksemployed in the Assessor's office, Oakland, have presented to the Board of Supervisors bills aggregating $foo, for extra work, bugcv hire, etc., askiujpfor payment of the same. It has always been customer/ for deputies employed in the Court House to work over hours, when necessary, which they Lave willingly done without thou...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Ileal EstateCurtis H. Lindley to J. N. Block, three lot?, L street, Livermore; $2,000. Manuel Peters to D. A. Mendenhall. W K of N *V % section 30. township 3, S R 3 E, 84 acres. Murrav township; $1. Pacific Mutual Life Insnranre Co. to John Be* k, NW U and 8 W of NE V4 Sec 16, Tp 2. S R 2 E, Murray Tp; $5,000. For Sale on KasyTeime. A San Jose (Felton) Hone Power. Good Separator, all nearly new. One San Jose (Felton) Power, good as new, with a lot of extras for the same One small Horse Power, a gem to run a small Separator. Apply at J. Atlwvrd's Machine Shop. Livermore, Alameda Co., Cal. aug4-4t For Sale.—Horse, spring wagon, and harness, in good condition; price low. Apply to Fred. Mally, Livermore. —0 Frva IIc.noned Dollars to LOAH —Apply at once to W. P. Bartlett.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
LOCAL. NOTICES. New supply Garland stoves and ranges at Anthony's. * Tinware, crockery, stoves, ranges, hard ware, and tinkering at Anthony's. * Mack's Children's Shoes. * Mack's goods all warranted. * Mack's fine Philadelphia Shoes. • Large new stock of Boots and shoes at Mally's. * Tbe merits of Messrs. Norton &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. * Call and buy Mack's Silk Foot Protectors Prevents rheumatism, sweating of the feet, corns, bunions, and chilblains, Etc.. E".c. Price 25 ceuts. * Marshal Mack keeps the only exclusive boot aud shoe store in Livermore. * Anthony has added a glass and crockeryware department to his business. Call and examine. * Pre- Emption Declaratory Statement. Land Office at Sau Francisco. C\. .. July 16th. 1881. Notice la herebr given that the fol'owing named settler has filed nottreof his intention to ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
For Sal* on East Terms.—A San Jose (Felton) Horse Power, Good Separator, all nearly new. One San Jose (Felton) Power, good as new, with a lot of extras for the same. One small Horse Power, a gem to run a small Separator. Apply at J. Aylward's Machine Shop, Livermore. Alameda Co., Cal. aug4~4t hTrjaccard; DEALER K« Jewelr7,Watclies,Clocks f Sitverwa re, Skitionery. J. Hollands Gold Pens and Pencils, Etc., Etc., Etc. Repairing done, and Warranted. Railroad Avenue, next to Brick Block. Pre-Emption Declaratory Statement* Land Office at San Francisco, Pal., August 3d. 1881. Notice Is hereby given that the following named settler ha* filed notice or his intention to make final proof in support of hia claim, and thai aaid proof will be made at this office, on Monday. September 12. 1881. viz: Manuel Alviso. Preemption Declsratorv Statement No. 7.6&gt;1, for the lot 1 of Sec 25. Tp 3S X 2 JSast. M. D. M He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and cult...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Mendocino Lumber Yard. 0 Anspacher Bros., Agents. o A complete stock of first quality lumber will always be kept on hand together with doors, wiudows and building material. 0 RAILROAD AVENUE, BETWEEN M AND N STREETS, LIVERMORE, Gallia apr 9 3iu Fountain Saloon, CORNER X AND FIRST STS. LIVERMORE. Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Pioneer Beer Cellar Saloon. Fine Eating Stand and Billiards. je23-tf F. SCHOENSTEDT, Propt'r. fl-i r— Outfit sent free to those who wish to enVIJ k ~S | Tf in the most pleasant and profitable (JjtJ business known. Everything new. Cap tsl not required. We will furnish you everything $10adav and upwards is easily made without staying away from home over night. No rick whatever. Many new workers wanteds; once. Many ate making fortunes at the business. Ladies make as much as men. snd voting boys snd girls make greu pay. No one who Is willing to work fail* to s»ake more money every day thsn can be made Ii a week at any ordinary employment. Those who engage at onc...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
LIVERMORE ERE WERI FIKST STREET, LIVEHMOKJE. CAL. Best of Beer constantly oil band. Supplied by tbe keg at reasonable rates. W .Jordan, Proprietor Theo. Gorner, Harness, Saddles, Bridles. Collars, Whim, Etc., Etc. Good stock of Driving and working Gloves constantly on hand. Manufac turer of Gorner's Caoutchouc Oil Har ness Blacking. First St.* Livermore NEW WOOL AND GRAIN Commission House J. H. CONG DON ct CO., \o 6 Sto n art Street, S. F. To our frieuds and the wool-growers and farmers generally: Having established ourselves iv a general cominisiou business of the sale of Wool, Graiu, Brans, live stock. Hides. Pelts, Tallow, Alfafa Seed, etc. A Strict atteution to the business, as well as a careful study of the interests of the wool-growers and farmers, during our experieuce ol 12 years with the wellknown house ol Mi'ler &amp; Co.. enables us to auticipatc the wants of the consiguees. We shall do a Commission Business EXCLUSIVELY, giving personal attentioutoali cmsign meuts...
Man's Mortality. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Man's Mortality. Like as the damask rose you sea, Or like ihe blossom on i tree, Or like a d»dnty flower in Mar, Or like tbe raoruiug cl the day, Or like the sun, or like the sh:i&lt;le. •Or like the gourd which Jonah had— Even such is man. whose thread is spun, Drawn out and ou', and so is ilone. Tiie rose withers, the blossom blasteth. The flower fades, the morjing hastelb, The sua sets, the shadow flies, The gourd consumes, the man—lie dies. Like to the grass that's newly sprung, Or like a tale that's new be::"", Or like tile bird that's here to-day, Or like the pearied dew in May. Or like- asj hour, or like a spun, Or like the singing of a swan— Even such is man, who lives by breath, Is here, vow there, iv life and death. The grass withers, the tale is ended. The bird is Mown, the *lew ascended, The hour is abort, the span is cot long Tho swan's near death man's life \i done Like to the bubble in the brook, Or in a glas- much like a look Or like the shuttle: in weaver's ...
Paper Blankets. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Paper Blankets. By a recent invention the domain in which paper plays its part in the general economy of things has been materially widened. To a Manchester firm, of the name of Henry &lt;fc Leigh Slater, says the British Trade Journal, belongs the credit of utilizing paper in this especial serviceable direction. At once cheap, cleanly, warm, light and easily manipulated, paper seems expressly designed for the purpose to which it i» now for the first time successf idly applied. ()f late years various attempts have been made to turn it to account in this manner, Hut, owing to the crackling nature of the paper and the impossibility of securing free ventilation beneath paper coverings, the idea has been abandoned again and again. In the production of the "Chartaline" blanket, as the new invention is called, these defects have been overcome in a most satisfactory manner. Ventilation is as full, free and perfect as takes place beneath an ordinary woolen blanket. The new bed cover...
A Noted Lady Spy. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
A Noted Lady Spy. During her residence in Washington "Belle Boyd" formed an intimate acquaintance with President Lincoln, and a friendly correspondence was kept up between the two during a greater portion of the war. On one occasion her letter paper was adorned with the Confederate motto, a snake entwined around a Confederate flag, and the inscription, ''Don't tread on as or we will bite." When Lincoln replied to the missive he sent back the motto with "bite" erased and word "bust"' substituted. Broken down in health and bereaved by the loss of her father, who had died in the eadeavor to affect her release from captivity, "Belle Boyd*' determined to leave for foreign shores, and in May, IS'J4, she embarked on the Greyhound at North Caroline, as the bearer of important dispatches from Jefferson Davis and Judah P. Benjamin, to the friends of the cause in London. In endeavoring to run the blockade, however, the Greyhound was captured by a Oniteq States steamer. "Belle Boyd" was taken t...
Mr. Beecher on Hell. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Mr. Beecher on Hell. Mr. Beccher called the attention of those who cling to the idea of an everlasting hell to the fact that it is not taught at all in the Old j Testament, assarting that in the adj ministration of a nation which wa? ) avowedly directly iii Divine care, there was a period of four or five thousand years during which the i doctrine was never taught once. It ; was evident that among the Jews | there was a certain idea of a herei after of pain, hut the teachings of j a gross, sensual, material torment j "belonged to the [toman mind." It was the creation of the medreval ! age, and there had come down to us tlie lingering remnants of it. : When the Roman Catholic Church j organized itself gradually, it sej leeted as its most powerful instrument; the keys. "No scepter in j the King's hand, no sword in a gen- | eral's hand, no instrument of torture in the inquisitorial hand, ever i had power in it that was in the i keys. "They typified the church's | claim to lock and unloc...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
Alameda Co. branch. —OF THE— Of California. 922 AND 924 BROADWAY, Union Bank Building) Oakland, Cal Cash Capital, $300, 000. 0 0 Cash Assets, 58 J 385. 76. The Home Mutual is a California Company, confining its busiueas to tLe Pacific Coast. Over 1,000 shares of the Company's stock are held by prominent residents of Alameda and Contra Cos.a counties. All Premiums received through this Branch are Deposited and Invested in Alameda Co. Kates as low as Solvency and Fair Profit will admit of Losses liberally adjusted and promptly paid at points where they occur. ft. ML M.A€rlli, JflLanager J. L. MITCHEL, Agent Livermore, Office O. P. R. R. Depot, H. O WELLEH, Agent Pleasanton, CaJ.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
THROUGH BY DAYLIGHT! Lindy's Great Flying Market!! Again on the Road! The Children Strain their Eyes for a sight of the Big Red ! Fruits of all kinds, in Season. GEORGE LINDY. iv 7 3m JOCK TOON, Chinese Physician, Wynn's Building, Livermore Ay. Diseases of all kinds successfully treated, and cures guaranteed. I have lust returned from China with a large lot of new Medicines, good for all diseases. jl7-tf JOCK TOON. Fre-Emption Declaratory Statement. Land Office at San Francisco. Cat., I July 6. 1881. f Notice le hereby given that the followingnamed settler has riled notice of bis intention to make Una! proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be mad* at this office, on Wednesday. August 17. ISBI. viz: Dennis Mulqueeney. Pre-emption Declaratory Statement No. 15 (i6G, for the N W V£ of Sec. 34, Tp ft, H X ft East. M. D. M. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and ruitiva tion of, said laud, viz: Alotizo Flanagan and Thomas LawUr. of L...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 4 August 1881
The Old Reliable UTXBMOSJ DRUGSTORE Has removed from its old stand, Mill Square, to Beautiful New Quarters, Corner First and X Streets, Where the Doctor will always be fouud on hand, ready lor business. Jl-14-tf DX L HEZ CUTLER. DANIEL SGiIKJUCH Has opened a new Tailor Shop, Next Door to Railroad Saloon, First Street, Livermore, Cal. &amp;ICES REASOXBLE. Suits from $26 upwards. Pants from $6 upwards. Satisfaction Guaranteed. julyl4-tt ANSPACHER BROS, DEALERS IK GENERAX. Merchandise HAY GRAIN FEED,IEtc Corner or First and L Street Lvmmore, CaV. Agents for a number cf tbe best Insurance companies iv the country, GIVE US A CALL! Anspacher Bros. PATRICK FLANAGAN i Practical Blacksmith, Wheelright and Iron Worker. Horse Shoeing a Specialty. HT*Work always done when Promised. A fair share of public patronage solicited. Shop Main St., near Post Office, Livermore. jly2Btf P FLANAGAN. A- J. ALTERS, Fashionable Barber Shelden's Building, L and First Sts., LIVERMORE, CAL. Shaving, : : ...