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The Bard Asylum Case. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
The Bard Asylum Case. A case of considerable iuterest, bearing upon the taxation of the property of charitable institutions, has recently been decided by tho Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Twenty years ago an Episcopalian woman named Burd bequeathed a large sum of money for the establishment of an orphan asylum in Philadelphia, to be called by her name. The bequest, which was duly executed, provided, first, for the reception of white orphan girls between the ages of four and eight years, who have been baptized in the Protestant Episcopal Church of Philadelphia; socond, of tho same class of girls living in tho State of Pennsylvania; third, of all other white orphan girls of legitimate birth and of the prescribed age, except that in every case the orphan children of Protestant Episcopal clergymen should have the preference. The will further directed that there should be a chapel in the asylum building, in which the form of worship of the Episcopal Church, and no other, should be obser...
Farmers as Poulterers. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Farmers as Poulterers. It is n singular fact that so few of our American farmers are inclined to give any, or at best but a small share, of their attention to the raising of good poultry. The mode adopted by farmers, generally speaking, to produce chickens is not the most profitable to them, and is rarely the right way to manage for the welfare of their fowl stock. Hens are kept, if at all, in but small numbers. They are usually permitted to prowl about the farmer's place uneared for and unnoticed. They lay their eggs anywhere aud nowhere. When they want to set they steal their nests ia some out-of-the-way corner, and squat upon twice as many eggs as they hatch. When the hen leaves tho nest with her chicks she drags them through the wet grass home, and, as the careless farmer has no fitting accommodations for them, he " can't bo bothered with chickens," it is " too much trouble to look after these small things," "there's no money in hens," he contends, and he lets them run. They die...
Confined Chickens. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Confined Chickens. On some farms the crops raised are of such kinds that they cannot bo injured by the poultry, which, consequently, have a wide range. There are, however, many poultry raisers who are obliged to confine their fowls in a run of greater or less size, and who are not careful enough to provide amusement for them. A few tomato plants set in one corner of the yard, protected with lath until the fruit begins to ripen, and then throw open to the chickens, will give them healthy, cheap food, and what is almost as necessary, exercise. The melon rinds and seeds, and an occasional head of cabbage, will be enjoyed. It is an excellent plan to plough up tho yard a couplo of times in the course of the summer. It brings worms and bugs of various kinds to the surface and makes a good scratching place. If sown with oats and corn the young plants will be eateu. Any butcher will sell a large basket full of bones and spoiled meat for a very small sum, and often he will be glad to give th...
That Was Too Much. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
That Was Too Much. The tenant of a honso on Crawford street who was bebind*on his rent was some days siuce ordered to vacate, ar 1 then he put his imagination »t work bu invent excuses to remain in the house. He first had Ids wife fall sick, and thereby got iv a week. Then he was taken with the chills, aud got iv four days more. Then he got two days in which to hunt another house, and yesterday when an officer went there for the key he found tho man dying. At least his wife said such was the case, and she acted like one greatly distressed in mind. "This is very sudden," rem irked the non plussed officer. "Very suddou, sir. Ho had just said to me thut we would begin moving after dinner, when he dropped to the floor and he has been lying in a stupor 9ver since. The doctor says he may never rally again." "Can I see him?" "Oh, yes, but please don't speak above a whisper." •She led the way to the bedroom. There lay the unconscious man, but somehow he didn't look as a sick man should, and...
No Fun in Heing a Princess. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
No Fun in Heing a Princess. The position of the Princess of Wales i i too exalted to permit of much so cial enjoyment, yet has not the splendid potentialities of reigning royalty. Tho Princess, too, is peculiarly unostentatious, and evidently finds the magnificent loneliness of her position an actual trial. To be young and beautiful, and idolized, and yet to be shut out from most forms of social amusement, can bo by no means delightful. Yet, there are, of course, very few houses, even among those of the highest nobility, to which the Princess of Wales can go as an invited gueet. And, wheu she does go, an awful state hedges her around. She is passionately fond of dancing, yet no gertleman can ask her to dance. She it is who signals out the pern&amp;aatjp whom she desires as a partner, and, when she stands up to dance, all other dancers must sit down. After circling around the room some half dozen times, she pauses and sits down to rest, and then the remainder of the waltzers ...
Touching the Hat, [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Touching the Hat, The conquered man, prostrate before his conqueror, and becoming himself a possession, simultaneously loses possession of whatever thing he has about him; and, therefore, surrendering his weapon, he also yields up, if the viator demands it, whatever part of his dress is worth taking. Hence the nakedness, partial or complete, of the captive, becomes additional evidence of his subjugation. In Abyssinia, inferiors bare their bodies down to the girdle in presence of superiors; but to equals the corner of the cloth is removed only for a time. The like occurs in Polynesia. The Tahitians uncover the body as low as the waist in the presence of the king; and in the Society Isles generally the lower ranks of people, by way of respect, strip off their upper garment iv the presence of their principal chiefs. Evidently, uncoveriug the head has the same original meaning. Even in certain European usages the relation between the two has been recognized, as by Ford, who remarks that...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Ii is to be feared that the system of ■ 1 summer - fallowing has received a I great set-back iv this Valley, tl.e I« present season. .lust as the early 1 Hu:n:ii«r-fal:ow was in the milk, and ; 1 before the winter-* owed grata was | fairly ia fjll bend, we were favored (?) with the only North wind of the;' s^usou—a wind scorching as a blast from a fur:,ace. withering everything I in its tr...cl&gt;.. Considering the state of the euminer-fu'.iow grain at the time, i tho onty wooder ia that it was not i shrunken more, rather than less. I Wherever the stiirmer-fallow was [ late, and escaped the blast, it will be lound to be as plump as any p-rain, ! thus shewing that not to the system, J but the time cf sowing, must be laid the blame. Therefore, despite this considerable shriukage, which has been so loudly proclaimed, we will veu'ure to assert, without fear of cou- j tradic iou, that there is not a piece of | summer fallow ia the Township --which will no; tarn out m re grain to...
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. V * i ... . m- ars i Del - -■*• ■ ~ ***** w; a rea :. ana sop i UVi.Kil. RE PCS I KiSTBICT MaTTKB*'. Livcrin.i,. Ualiforuia, f June IU. 18-j. J" To the Honorable, the Board of 6 upervisors of Altmeda County : GtNTi.KMKJS: —We, the nil designed. Trustees of Livermore bichooi Distiict, do hereby certify (hat ul ilk; school election beld &lt;&gt;n the Uth day of .June, 1860, ■ n\ of one ihoavftud do'lar, was voted lor the purpose of Qoisnfag i a additional room iv the school building. Hiram Bailey, J. F Marcs*. Trainees of Livermore School Dist. On motion ot Mr. Green, lue report was .eceived and placed! on file. Mr. Greeu subsequently withdrew Lis motion and offered a substitute (hat ihe report be referred to the District ATtoruey. KtiLATING TO BRIDGES. Mr. Clement stated that Mr. Duerr wished to make a Statement. Mr. Greeu staled tfcal before Mr. Dnen was allowed to speak he wished to be tx cased from the Superintendence or the , bridg-s in quest...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Xoiice to Crcilitora. ESTATE of 3 &gt;HN JONES, DE. 1 ceased. Notice is hereby given by ! to the creditors of. and all persons having '(•'.aims against th« said deceased, I hiUil them with the necessary vouchers, I within four ninths aftei the first pabiiI cation of this Botice, to the sh.o Executor [at h.s Residence in the Town bfPleasao" Non Alameda i ... i «f., oi at the office ofj. SAMUEL JONES. Executor of J.,i,n Jones deceased Dated at Oaklaud. Jply 12, 1880. j22,4t. Hotice To Taxpayers. i Office Clkuk Board of SIf&amp;RVISOBS &lt; F A I AMi-.UA COUBTX. : I • m the Board of Superviv IS &lt; f said Count y and tbat tiie same will be open for m»pecti«in at said Clerk's office at the Court in tbe ci»y of Oakland, from 9 o'clock a m- to 5 n'cioek p. m. &lt; nch day, to and including Monday, August 2d. :t&amp;0. Notice is also given that tLr, Board of | ' Snperviaon of naid county will si: es a |Bou:d ot Equaliapltios oa Tuesday, July...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
PROBATE XOTICK. 1\ TUB STPEBIOR CO CRT OF THE COO'ty of A lambda, State of California. DepnitI In the matte* of the estate of John Jonc«. Dei ,&gt;(.„. wj Notice for publication ortime appoint- * * to an order of «ai&lt;l Court, made on th« tftth A*x of I&gt;-ne * D 1880. notice i* hereby eirra that Monday the «*■ Jnlv. A. D. 1880. '„* ii) . , a v of *aid d* v - i" l ' tD «? Conn room i f na'd'enorl at the ■"•■•ir» Hotteeh* tbeCity jof OaWard, in the enenty &gt;f A!am -da him Wn | ' ointed a* the »im- and place for vrovtug the , ' \vi" tif tolui Jose* nr*es*a*t-ana for heatiDCtw I : annltration of Samnel jewe* for «»* Im-w*** f&lt;&gt; 1 him of 1 e»«ra Te-tamentarv. wlu-a and waert) ', ... ~r -&gt;„ t,|,p r( .wr&gt;'d ntv arTieee* and the j Mate. ' WYOKR. r',.^I R ■ j P Pa'mer. Attetwe* for tnc estate. Dated. June 10th ISSO. Jl.ot. t | * Prf-Eniption Derlaraiovy Statement, June 30th. 1380. \ 1 "JfeTTotiee i-hereby given...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
ANSPACHER BHDS. DKAXEKS IJ. GENERAL Merchandige HAY 6RIN FEED, Etc. Corner of First and L Street CaV. for a number of tha best insue ance mpanies in the countiy. GIVE US A CALL I Anspaclier Bros. ; ptUREB ALL SCROFULOUS AFFFC- ' TB)NS and disorders resulting from | Impurity of the B'ood. It is neetli«*s9 to sj •&lt;• ;• a;i. as ll • 5 .Merer cats usually preceive tlieir cv Be; hut skin disorder, Salt i H le im, Pimples, U cers. Tumors, Goitre. '• Sweiitngs, etc., a ethe most common, 39 '". , as many .. . ettons ol" the Heart. Read, Liveran i Stomach. St' KOFUiA, WOKDBttFCL Ct'ilE op m.iXDXESS. D RANSOM, SON &amp; CO.:—For thfl benefit ol all troubled with Scrofula er impure Blood in '.heir systems, I hereby I 1 ecu mm end Eimg of the Blood. I have I been troub ed with Scrofula for the past teu years, which so aftectvd my eyes that ! 1 was completely blind for six mouths. I was recommended to try King of the Blood, Which has pro l ; j d a great blessing to me, as • ha...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Cburcii Notices. FIBST PRRSBYTKRLaJX CHUIC9C- — Rev. Jos. Hemibiil, Pastor. Set ic.3 eteiy Sunday, at il A. II- and 7 P- Sunday Schooiat 10 A. M. ■ F. &amp; A. M — Pleasanton Lodge, No. 218.— W. M., Wm A McEce: Secretary, W. H Wright, Ahamont Post Office. Lodge meets at Odd Fello.vs' Hall. Livermore Saturday on or after each fall moon J Vksper Lodge. No 62 A O C w, Liv- i erme.re. M W.. I. Kormc ;G. F., J Ayl ward; 0.. H. Bailey; Recorder, G. W. Brock; Finaueier. A J McLeod, Re'er G. E. Kennedy; G. C w Brndshaw, L M. W. Gibbon*; O W., J. Cronkhite. i Plrasautox Lodge No. 255,1.0.0,F.— Henjy'Morris, N. G.; Ulysses A. Boydston, V. G.; Per. Secy; Herman Dttjens; Treasurer. John B. Rorteastinw; F.ec Sec; j Cha-i L Neal. Livermore H &amp; L Co.—President . J H. Mahoney; Foreman. "W. Jordan: Firat Assistant, C. Gardemeyer: Second j Ass't, G.Ger*t; Secretary, J. F. Meyers: j Treasmer. F. Mally: Trustees M. Hupers, | ; P. McKeany, C. Gerst, Aaspiichc'r, 0. Gaidemeyer. Niagar...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Board op Town Trustees—Geo. E Kennedy. J ,hn Avlward.G W. Comegys, 0 Gardemever, W. M. Mendenhall. Town Justice —R. W Graham. Town Clerk—F. A Anthony. Town Marshal.—Lemen Hilton Town TRBASUReR.— W. 0. M-nssie. Acting Chief Engineer-w .S. bnmn. Ni-&gt;ht Wktchmvn —T. D. Phelps. Town Attorney—Elliott Anbury. Town Steward-T. D. Phelps. F. Mally, Dealer in . Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps &amp; Gents Furnishing goods. A'so a large stock of Rooks and Stationery, Cutlery Toys, Musical Instruments, Pipes, Cigars, and Tobacco. Agent for the San Francisco Chroncle, and all Eastern aud California periodicals. Agent for the Singer Sewing Machine. FIRST ST., LIVERMORE. Theo. Corner, DEALER IS Harness, Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Whips, Etc., Etc. Good stock of Driving and working Gloves constantly on hand. Manufacturer of Goruer's Caoutchouc Oil Harness Blacking. First St., Livermore 21 tf
Page 2 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Alameda Go. Branch —or THE— mils OF CALIFORNIA, 522 AND 824 BROADWAY, (Cuion Bank Buildinsr).Oakland, Chl Cash Capital, $300. 000. 00. Cash Asses, 581. 355 76. The Home Mutual is a California Com. pany, eooiining its business to the Pacine Coast Over HOT shares of the Company's si; '.it ore held by prominent residents of Al- , nmeda and Contra Cos.a counties. All Premiums received through this Branca are Deposited and Invested ia Alameda Co. Rntes as low 801. vency nod F*:r Prwtit will admit of Losses liberally adjusted and prompt!v paid at points where they occur E.tt. M GILL, Manager. J. L. MITCH EL, Agent Livermore, Office C P. R. R. Depot. H. O. WELLER, Agent Pleasanton, Cal DL A. Co DEALERS IN Staple and Fancy DRY GOODS, Gloves, Iloslorj, Notions, HUH aery Goods, Hats, Men's &amp; Boys Ready-made Co thing. Gents' Furnishing Goods Boots and Shoes, EtcBrick Block, LIVERMORE, CAL. Cosmopolitan Gl'S JAHMGEV, Proprietor This new saloon, just opened, woulo solicit a share of ...
Local lii'iesleta. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Local lii'iesleta. The harvest is now in full blast. Dr. W 9 Tayh&gt;r is b jiidiag a stable on Lid prealises, J street. The Mtirrav Township Assessment list foyis up over's2,ooo,ooo. Twelve carloads of sheep were shipped from this placu yesterday. o*«r -&gt; '" v : &gt; ?rses iiave !;een *™pounded ia this district during tbe past fortnight. Thers -Are 137 tors and 157 girls, be" twees the ages of 5 and 17, in Livermore School District. N. E. Holmes has sold nine self-bind-ing reapers, of the Osborne make, in this Valley, the present season. An afternoon and evening moonlight picnic will be given at the picnic grounds on the Ohapoa Ranch next Sunday. Wm. Deaue, a peculiarly obstreperous drank, was sentenced by Justice Graham ou tho 16th iast., to be fed by tbe Town for ten days. Oscar McDonaldson, an aged inebriate, indulged in a rousing tear on Monday hist, and paid a fine of $8 for his little fun. James Gain raised his own name, this morning, and Justice Gr...
Pleasaittoii Letter [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Pleasaittoii Letter Pleasanton, July 21th, Ed. Herald:—We are compelled to don our overcoats occasionally of lute. Harvesting is progressing finely. Many are now threshing. The yield is pronounced up to expectations. Myer, Chadbourne &amp; Co., are shipping new barley at the rate ol five cars per day, as it comes from the m&amp;cbine. Improvements are a liitle more brisk for the past week. H. H. Strang has put up several additions to his saloon property, in the way of outhouses, sheds, etc. Our blacksmith, Mr. C. B. Steatie, has erected a large addition to his shop. Work in this line has greatly increased here of late. Our carpenter, Chas. Neale. has just commenced a fine lesidence on his properry, just opposite the residence of James Meudenhall. Mr. Grattan, of this place, who left for Arizona about a year ago, is now owner of a very valuable mine in Tomb*toue His family will join him in August. Farmers are complaining of the sea: city of harvest hands. There are ab...
Electoral Votes. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
Electoral Votes. Following is a list of the several States of the Union, together with the number of electoral votes to which each is entitled: Alabama 10 Mississippi 8 Arkxnsas 0 Missouri 15 California 6 Nebraska 3 Colorado 8 Nevada 3 Connecticut 6 New Hampshire 5 Delaware 3 New Jersey 9 Florida 4 New York :35 Georgia 11 N. Carolina 10 Illinois 21 Ohio 21 Indiana 15 Oregon..,* 3 lowa 1! Pennsylvania... 20 Kansas 15 Rhole Island... 4 K'Mit icky 12 South Carolina.. 7 Louisiana 8 Tenn&lt;s-,ee 32 Maine 7 Texas 8 Maryland 6 Vermont 5 Massachusetts... 1? Virginia 11 Michigan I' West Virginia .. 5 Miunej-cta 5 Wisconsin 10 Total 300
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Livermore Herald — 22 July 1880
DIED. Bersal - In P'e mntoa. July 18 1831, of consumption, Andreas Baroa), a native of California, aged 31 yeais and 5 months. HoK^rAX.—lo San Jose, July Bth, ISfcO. Eddie Arthur, infant Bon of Mrs. E. M Hoffman, i ged 5 months ar:d '3 days.