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"Stick, Brother, Stick." [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
"Stick, Brother, Stick." [Journal of Education.] Years ago, when a young minister in a trying position out west, we fell into a deep rut of discouragement and poured out our sorrows in a letter to an eminent doctor of divinity, who had grown up with a new city and had become one of the foremost divines and educators of the state, his reply was characteristic of the man: "My dear brother, stick. All that I have ever accomplished in this new country has been by sticking power. I have seen two generations of driftwood swept past my door, but I am here yet. Stick, brother, stick."
Sport for the Eye*. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Sport for the Eye*. [Scientific Exchange.] It would be well if we had some form of sport which would encourage the improvement of eyesight. We might have eye matches, for example, with prizes for those who could see furthest and clearest. There could be winking matches, open to persons of both sexes, for the purpose of strengthening the muscles of the eyelid, and government might offer premiums to blue-eyed babies, and thus encourage the stylo of tho eye which, according to oculists, is best adapted for ordinary wear and tear.
Keep Hncred the " Ego." [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Keep Hncred the " Ego." [The Argonaut] "Tho wisest of all sayings," said a philosopher at the Fielding club, "is the old Greek maxim, 'know thyself.'" "Yes," said Charles Kenney, "there's a deal of wisdom in it. Know thyself; but," he added, "uever introduce a friend." Money is the motive power of the world, but it takes square dealing to corner patronage. Paste that where the rain can't get at it, young man. The siege of Khartoum lasted 323 days.
Mexican Hot Springs. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Mexican Hot Springs. [Cor. New York Horn ■ Journal] The bathing at Agnas (alientes is peculiar. Tho bath-houses, while convenient, are imitations of none others known. The spring! aro really not springs. They are more properly Milled hot-water spouts, for they do not bubble or How out of the ground. They, sport out from fissures in crevices m tho lower edge of a circular mountain or foot-hill, and are fiom lour to sixty feet apart. The rock that forms the hill is porphyritie trachyte. These springs were christened and named IS years ago by a division of the original invading army of ( orto 5. rrom that time till this they have retained their names. They are seventeen in number. Soda, potassium and lime in the form of chlorides, sulphates mid hydrochlorates, are the conspicuous minerals. Carbolic acid gas is inhaled from the water continually. When cool, tho waters taste of that gas. They are absolutely colorless and odorless, and as transparent almost as water Itself. A pin can bo s...
Milking Pictures for Auction Kooim, [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Milking Pictures for Auction Kooim, INi'w York Cor. Boston Hurald.j The most demonstrative auger that I bave personally seen in many a day was incited in a Jew by a girl who worked in his art shop. I will not call his place a studio, though pictures are painted there by the hundred, because the labor is quite mechanical. lie is a manufacturer of those canvasses which are consiantly being sacrificed at auction—with their colors so fresh, thoir frames so glistening, and yet not nearly so bad in design or drawing as they might be. The explanation of their lack of entire otlVnsiveness is that they are laid out by means of stencils, after which the paint is rapidly brushed on. A row of twenty landscapes were on the bench. They were alike. 1-ach showed a New England farmhouse, with a field of corn at i lie back, and a well sweep in front. At this particular stage of the work, the figure of a Longfellow's "woman with bare arms" was to have been inserted. He had told the boss girl so on goi...
Bismarck at Honie. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Bismarck at Honie. [Joe Hattu .'■* London Letter! "You know," continues my correspondent, "how Bismarck has btra written of and talked about in England, and that his character has been mostly discussed on its obnoxious side, if it has one. A man of iron, a cold hand, unsympathetic, overbearing tyrant! That is, 1 believe, tho general idea of Bismarck. Now, they say a man is not a hero to his valet; but you should hear Prince Bismarck's servants talk of him; you should talk of him to the men who constantly come in contact with him! That is the way to get at the human side of a great man. They all agree in describing Bismarck as a most kindly and considerate chief, singularly tender hearted; if any of his people are ill he visits them constantly, will sit by their beds and chat and smoke—if not against the medical rules. "He is idolized by his sons and his daughter, and ho idolizes them; and not only is he a good father, but a devoted and affectionate husband. He walks stiffly and hold...
Artificial Marblo. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Artificial Marblo. IBcientifle .li.iini.il i Marbieized slate is about to receive a serious blow, tor the productiou of artificial marble, fireproof and waterproof is accomplished by a recently-devised English process. The fabrication is, by means of cement, gypsum or alum, applied to polished surfaces or placed in molds, fibers being employed in the surfaces to form the veins. An enamel is obtained by laying on one or more coats of varnish; the material is exposed to heat after each coat, then polished with pumice stone and tripoli.
Broadway, New York. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
Broadway, New York. New Yorkers no longer regard their cherished Broadway as an entity. It is now recognized as consisting of throe part3—lower Broadway, middle Broadway and upper Broadway. George Eliot: Some people are born to make life pretty, and others to grumble that it is not pretty enough. But pray make a point of liking mo in spite of my deflcieuciea.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 9 April 1885
AND AND FERRY COMPANY. I THE ■■'- | USkLITO LIII AND M CflMFiji IN OT IC E ! § The sausalito land and Ferry Company offers ml Lands for Sale in Building 1 I Lots, BLOCK I AND 4 Acre Parcels,l AND ITS Water Front LOTS, I On Easy Terms, The North Pacific Coast I Railroad Company's line oil road traverses the entire North | Front—over three miles— ft] the Company's land, bringing! all parts of the property wit nil quick traveling distance of Saul Francisco—Thirty minutes from! wharf to wharf. •' - . THE -W A. T E H-': AND LANDSCAPE VIEW, ... ARE .. . UN EQUALED BY AN! Around San Francisco. The locality is hedlthfu in the highest decree. The Soil Warm and Pro ductive. Water from Flowing SpringPure and Plentiful—furnished from the Company's Reservoirs and Mains, AT REASONABLE RATES. For all information in rs gard to Sites, Prices ant Terms, Please apply to the Secretary « the Company, Maom 9, No. 419 Caltfornl Street, san Francisco, ; —ob on .... tuhsdayB and THURSDAY* AT THE COMPANY'S O...
BRIGHT AND CHEERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
BRIGHT AND CHEERY. Tliouffh the world outside bo dreary, If the house bo bright and cheery, With sunshine strenuiliiK Into every corner of the room. The hPHrt will revel In it, Ami ho happy every minute. Nor (rlvii a iiiiiim'it to any nort of wretchedness or gloom. When misery pursues us, Determined not to lose ««, And tribulations iriillier in mi overwhelming tide, What Joy for liny mortal To enter homo's fair portal, ♦ ud find sweot peace, and blest release from storms that heal outsWel . Oh, Is It any wonder That so many souls fro under In the conflict that is raving— the burdens they must bearWhen the home is uninviting, And there is no sweet requiting: For labors done, or victories won, or any situshine there? When the world outside is dreary, If the house be briirht ami cheery . All evil thoughts are lOOn dispelled, tormenting worries coase: And the soul that may have drifted Into Kloomy ways if lifted To sunnier height, and takes delijrht in fireside Joy and peace. —Josephine...
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE. When It Originated and an Account of Its Adoption. The Chnngen Made in tint Manner of Choosing: Electors fur Prenlilrat untl , Vice-President — Interesting; Incident* of l'ii-,1 Kloctlonn. Tin Electoral College originated at tho organization of our Government, and then was a great deal of discussion over ii at the time. Two of the most important, plans of election were known iV) the New Jersey plan and the Virginia plan. Both of these gave the election of the President entirely to Congress. A Pennsylvania delegate wanted tin- President elected by districts by popular vote, and Roger Sherman, of Connecticut, was in favor of election by Congress. Elbridge (Jerry was in favor of lotting the Governors of the States elect the President. GOTernor Morris wanted the President chosen by popular vote, and Alexander Hamilton In*! a complicated scheme by which the people were to select one set of Electors, these were to elect finother set, and this last set was to elect t...
Clara Louise and the Governor, [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
Clara Louise and the Governor, Abner Coburn, whose body tills a new-made grave in Maine, was not a man of fine addiws, nor was ilnio much dignity in his manners. One day while he was Governor of Maine Miss Kellogg, of fame as a singer, met him at the State College, aud, mistaking him for a janitor ov man of work of some sort at the place, engaged him to ft.'tch drinking water from a distant spring for her me, Her visit at the college lasted for several dayi of tho commencement week. Just buforr she look leave she took out her purse and offered some coin to Mr. Cohurn, who smilingly sjiook his head. Miss Kellogg's chagrin was deep when later she learned thnt tho man who had been serving her was none other than the good-natured Groreraor Coburn, the rii best man in the iiortlieHHteru corner of the contrtrr.*- 1"' ****" * "** * OF GENERAL INTEREST. —Texas wishes to change her namefrom the "Lone Slar'' to the "New Empire" State. New York's directory contains ,100,---089 names, which ind...
AT THE TAP OF A BELL. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
AT THE TAP OF A BELL. Aii Kxtmordinttry instiim,- of School l»U---rlplliin In a Very IIIrIi Decree. "When I strike thii boll," said Superintendent Doty, of the Morris street Colored School, when I was inspecting his branch of the public school system of Charleston, the other day, "the noon recess is over and every one of our fourteen hundred boys and girls is in duty bound to become motionless, preserving whatever attitude he niiiv happen to be in at the time of the bellstroke. You may be Interested to watch the •fleet." So saying he struck a button. The loud, sharp note-of mi alarm bell responded to the pressure and I stepped quickly to the, window. The assortment of grotesque positions to be mm below beggars description. Here a boy had a ball raised in midair, while over yonder stood another lad with hands extended ready to catch the ball. In one place some youngsters were playing at lean-frog. There a couple of lads were locked in a seeming deathgrip, having been caught by the si...
“VELLY HUNGLY.” [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
“VELLY HUNGLY.” An lustiinru of Chine** I n»&gt; rupulousu*** 111 Iridi'. Sharp, unscrupulous tradesmen are found among the placid, meek-faced Cliiniimen as well an among the more highly civilized and obtrusive brethreu of other nations. A correspondent gives thti following illustration of this fact. Ha was sitting with some brother offloen of the United States ship Dash, in front of the English hotel in Hatuvin, Java, and was approached by a forlorn-looking Chinaman, who had a sword-cane in liis hand. "Want buy?" said he, bowing profoundly to the group. Tho others paid no attention to him, but 1, being somewhat inexperienced in tho ways of thu "childliko and bland," took pity on him and asked his price. "Six dollah," said he. "Six dollars!" I exclaimed. "That is too much." "Velly line sword-cane. Chinaman velly hungly," whined he, plaintively. "Melicnn help hunglv man allea time. Five dollah, sah?" "No," said I. "Five dollars is too much." "Four dollah; little, little- four...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
Dr. Wm. Jennin&lt;&gt;non, PHYSICIAN SAUSALITO, Cal. HEPBURN WILKINS Attorney at Law. Office — Gordon's Bank llu tiding, Sun fuel. A LAWRENCE, — DEALEU in — Groceries, KPo visions and Clothing, Wines, Liquors, Cigars and GENERAL FAMILY SUPPLIES. »HICK 9 REASONABLE. Th» public p»troLnn* solicited—3t"i« Caladonia Atcdul' Sauaatito. ( A. LAWK ENCE. OYSTER GROTTO! Oysters Co oked in Every Style. Prioatt Orders Filled. General Rtstklrrant business Conductor. Bp*clal facilities for too. . Bar furnish* d with the bent liquor* In a State. Rear porcb«l and lunch «rh&lt;-ri costtruot ed over th« Bay, affording a magnificent water plow. Water St. - i*~\ Sausalito. ANDREW NICHOLAS, jpbop. J. LOEIAN, —KEEPS A FIKST-OLABS— Saloon and Recreation i ROOMS. —BEST Or— "Wines,' ■• Liquors, and Cigars, IPool Table CARD ROOMS AND OTHER . ATTRACTIONS. Corner Culadonia Avenuii and Water Avenue, SAUSALITO - - Cat.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
DiAS 4 Sill, . . . . DIUIU 1N.... Groceries, Clothing, Wines LIQUORS, .A.:isr:D CIGABS. We can. compete with city^ firms in prices and quality of goods. DIAS&amp;SILVA, Caledonia Av»»iiue. SAUSALITO, - - Cal. SATJSALITO LIVERY STABLE I Turnouts, Saddle Horses, etc., FURNISHED AT REASONABLE RATES. Express run to all point* in Hauaulito. '....ALSO.... DEALER IN WOOD COAL. WATER St., T"~ SAUSALITO, GEO. W. SMITH, Pkoi-eiktok. LISBON HOTEL! SAUSALITO, MARIN CO., Cal. OrrOIITI SAILBOAD Html Meals at all Hours. BOARD AND LODGINGS. BEST WINES AND LIQUORS. M. SANTAS &amp; J. S. DKAVEL. PROPRIETORS. NICHOLAS SEASE, .... VBOPBIITOB ... (Egi SALOON . .AND. . WAITING ROOMS; . . OPPOSITE. . ■ FERRY WHARF, SAUSALITO, - - " Cai,. I keep on band a well aeleoted ituolc of liquors, natir* and imported vinos, oigari, «to. Giv» in* a call. NICHOLAS SEASE. J-. THOMAS, — PROPRIETOR PIONEER BARBER SHOP, I—OPPOSITE — Railroad Wharf, Sdusalito, Cat,
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 16 April 1885
The statesmen tit Washington City, who are to look after national affairs, may !&gt;e Somewhat surprised to ascertain that at least four years Will be required to place the harBors and seaboards of the United States in even a moderate condition of defense. To build, test, and mount naval artillery consumes a great dtll of time. Ironclad monitors are needed to protect the torpedoes which might 1 c planted for our harbors ill time of war. Merely to get ready to manufacture effective modern guns would take three yeuv, after which it would take a year to make them. In the mean time, what are we going to do if vTe should becdme involved id a broil with any nation 'it tlie world which possesses a few serricable ships? Xow that the whole world ?eeins threatened with war can we boast the impossibility of our own country being some time involved. A few at the splendid ships ol the German, English, Russian or other European navie? could steam across the ocean, and exact from ISew York...