Contributed by deesar
Description: GeneralDate: February 2 1893
Newspaper published in: Salinas
Thursday, 2 Feb 1893
Born -- ANDREWS -- at Slacks Cañon, Jan. 21, 1893, to the wife of Geo. L. ANDREWS, a daughter.
Born -- NOGUES -- in Salinas, Jan. 27, 1893, to the wife of B. NOGUES, a daughter.
Born -- PATTON -- at Gonzales, Jan. 22, 1893, to the wife of Grant PATTON, a daughter.
Born -- O’BRIEN -- at Gonzales, Jan. 23, 1893, to the wife of M.J. O’BRIEN, a son.
Born -- HAMMETT -- near Salinas City, Jan. 31, 1893, to the wife of F.M. HAMMETT, a son.
Married -- WILLIAMS-WOOD -- in Long Valley, near San Lucas, at the home of the bride’s parents, Jan. 25, 1893, by Rev. J.W. RAY; Sherman T. WILLIAMS and Miss Laura WOOD.
Died -- LEMONS -- at Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz Co., Jan. 27, 1893, Mrs. Nancy LEMONS, aged 79 years.
Died -- BRAFFET -- in Salinas City, Jan. 31, 1893, Bertie, son of Mr.&Mrs. Si BRAFFET, aged 3 years, 2 months, 21 days.
Died -- CONDON -- at Yountville, Napa county, Jan. 31, 1893, Albert R. CONDON, aged 32 years, 9 months, 4 days. [The funeral will take place from the U.P. church, Pajaro street, at 10 o’clock a.m. today. Interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery.]
From last Thursday’s Pajaro ‘Pajaronian’ -- Thomas G. TRIMBLE, an old and respected resident of this valley, died last Sunday and was buried the following day.
**Smallpox in San Luis Obispo -- The San Luis Obispo ‘Messenger’ of Jan. 27th says:
“Poor Fred de la GUERRA died last night of smallpox complicated with pneumonia, contracted during his recent quarantine work in the smallpox cases. This makes the 3rd fatal case from this disease the past month out of 7 cases in town. Both DE LA GUERRA and the nurse NICHOLS were stricken with it, notwithstanding their supposed invulnerability, but NICHOLS is said to be recovering, and there is hope for both the other patients, Mr. MOTZ and Mrs. GOODRICH. Considerable difficulty was found in securing poor DE LA GUERRA’s burial, and late this afternoon he was taken to the cemetery in one of the city’s work wagons.”
**Superior Court -- New Suits --
-Jan. 27; Jessie A. ROBERTS vs. James W. ROBERTS -- suit for divorce
-Jan. 30; Mary PRADAR vs. Frank PRADAR -- suit for divorce
**Brief Mention --
-Louis DELEAN [last letter iffy], a native of Belgium, was admitted to citizenship in the superior court last Monday.
-F.F. GIOTTONINI has purchased the interest of his partner P. BONTADELLI, in the Capital Hotel, and is now the sole proprietor of that popular establishment.
-A tramp named John MOORE was examined for burglary in Justice SMITH’s court at Pajaro Tuesday and held to answer before the superior court with bond fixed at $1000.
-W.O. HARLAN, Fred CHAPPEL and Chauncey DAYTON tied in the prize shooting at the shooting gallery last Saturday evening. In shooting off the tie Mr. HARLAN won the prize, a Remington target rifle, with a score of 39.
-Charles W. JACKSON has filed in the office of the county recorder a map of lot 2 of the subdivision of the Pleyto ranch. A colony from the East will shortly settle on this land. A town site has been laid out a short distance west of the present post office.
**Local Brevities --
-Judge Dorn has appointed Frank E. LOWE, Herbert NELSON and Joseph REED appraisers of the estate of Elizabeth DAUTH, deceased.
-The young man, Tom GILLOTT, an account of whose gashing of the cheek and loss of an eye from the premature explosion of a shell he was loading were mentioned in the ‘Index’ 2 weeks ago, entirely recovered from his injuries in 1 week -- a successful operation of anti-septic surgery.
**A Severe Accident -- Lorenz HOLTZ, of Chualar, was in town yesterday on business and started for home in the evening. He was picked up in an unconscious condition about 7 o’clock at the place of Jasper PHARES, near Odd Fellows’ cemetery and brought to town. He was attended by Dr. GYDISON, whose examination of the patient led to the belief that an injury to the spine had been sustained, but how serious could not be ascertained as long as the patient remained in an unconscious condition. There was considerable hemorrhage, and serious results were anticipated. The patient regained consciousness this morning and it is thought the injuries were not as serious as anticipated. It is supposed the horse ran away, throwing Mr. HOLTZ from his cart against the fence of Jasper PHARES.
**Personal & Social --
-John N. TERKLESON of Salinas graduated from Chesnutwood’s Business college last Friday with high honors.
-Mrs. Alex. UNDERWOOD is down from Agnews visiting her husband’s parents, Mr.&Mrs. Chas. UNDERWOOD, in the Corral de Tierra.
-F. WEFERLING passed through Salinas Saturday, returning from San Francisco to his home at Lockwood, and made the ‘Index’ a pleasant call.
-Fred JENSEN, the popular clerk at the Salinas Hotel, left yesterday for Mendocino county to take the position of bookkeeper for a large lumber establishment.
-Mrs. Charles YOELL left Saturday for Yountville, Napa county, in response to a telegram announcing the dangerous illness of her brother, Al CONDON, there with pneumonia.
-J.H. BROWNE, proprietor of the Salinas Agricultural Implement House, has been ill of typhoid fever for the past 2 weeks, but is now convalescing and hopes to be out in a few days.
-O.H. PERRY of Chualar was in town Tuesday and made the ‘Index’ a pleasant call. He says crop prospects are excellent at Chualar and also at the Estrella, where he is conducting a large farm.
-Milton WITHERS, who owns the City Stables and other property in Salinas, was down from San Francisco last Friday and subscribed $1000 to the bonus fund of the Fresno and Monterey railroad.
-A.J. MYERS, of Priest valley, and D.B. MYERS, his brother, a former California, but who of late years has been living in Iowa and has returned to his early home with the natural instinct of a Californian, were in Salinas Monday and made the ‘Index’ a pleasant call.
-H.E. ABBOTT returned Tuesday from a cattle hunting expedition to southeastern Arizona. He left the train-load of cattle bought by him on the alfalfa pastures of Kern county. Mr. ABBOTT states that the part of Arizona visited by him has been without rain for 2 years, and that the plain land, outside of the mountain ranges, is a desert, and that starvation cattle can be had at the buyer’s terms, but that they are too poor to bear shipment.
**Grand Jurors -- The names of 25 persons were last Monday drawn from the grand jury box to appear in the superior court room at 10 o’clock a.m., Monday, Feb. 28th, as follows:
Hans J. SOMMERS
Frank L. HEBBRON
Thos. S. MABEL
Sam N. MATTHEWS
Thomas S. CLELAND
Harvey E. ABBOTT
Jos W. GREGG
Joseph V. LACEY
Wm. B. FORD
**Letter List -- Following is a list of unclaimed letters remaining in the Salinas City post office, Monterey county, Cal., Jan. 31, 1893. To obtain any of these letters the applicant must call for “advertised letters.” If not called for in 2 weeks they will be sent to the Dead Letter Office:
POTTER, Miss H.
SMITH, Miss Belle A.
SMITH, Eddie E.
TONNEY, Miss Carrie
WAGNER, Miss P.
The Watsonville ‘Transcript’ of Jan. 27th says: “Mrs. Fred FELIZ and her sister, Miss Jose STEFFANI, of Tularcitos and Miss Mary UNCAPHER of Salinas are in our city on a visit.”
**Gonzales Items -- from last Saturday’s ‘Tribune’ --
-Miss Mary HUGHES of Salinas is visiting her brother, T.D. HUGHES, of this place.
-Neils MELLANDT [or MEILANDT] plowed, harrowed and planted in grain 450 acres of the P.I. Co.’s land this year without any hired help and did it well.
-The oldest daughter of Mr.&Mrs. John MORTINSEN near Chualar, has been confined to her bed for several weeks. Her illness is considered serious, but her friends hope for the best.
-Nels P. SVENSON and Charley LEANDER are about to start a butcher shop in Chualar. They are now erecting a slaughter-house in Charley JOHNSON’s pasture near the Salinas river.
-Thomas GRAVES is slowly recovering from a severe attack of the grip. His uncle, Captain Al GRAVES of Salinas, who has been stopping with him for the last 2 or 3 weeks, left for home last Wednesday.
-An 8-horse plow team belonging to Iver MADSEN ran away last Tuesday while plowing. They ran nearly a quarter of a mile, when one of the wheelers fell, the other horses pulling the plow over him, lacerating him fearfully. The poor brute suffered fearfully and will probably die. The other animals were uninjured.
**Pajaro Items -- from last Thursday’s ‘Pajaronian’ --
-Walter TRAFTON of this valley, went East a short time since, and when he returns he will bring a fair bride with him -- a niece of Mrs. M. HUDSON, Miss Lilllie FIRBY.
-The ‘pugilistic carnival’ at the opera house, Monday night, was a rattler while it lasted, but the Pajaro favorite, F. FERGUSON, had to succumb to the effective work of the Salinas champion, T. CARTER, in the 2nd round. It was a hot fight, but short.
**Monterey Items -- from last Saturday’s ‘Cypress’ --
-Judge E. MICHAELIS, on Thursday, sentenced 2 tramps, Wm. ROACH and Frank JONES, to 15 days each in the county jail.
-William HATTON is reported as being very sick with la grippe at his residence in Carmel. Dr. TRIMMER of Pacific Grove has been attending him.
-Last Sunday Rev. Mr. ATKINSON of Milpitas, and Elder ROGERS of Watsonville, organized the Second Presbyterian Church of Monterey. Fourteen charter members were enrolled and David JACKS, Thomas MOOREHEAD and William KAY were elected elders.
-B.C. WINSTON of the buffalo farm on the 17-mile drive, near Pescadero, lost 2 of his buffaloes since New Year. The loss to that gentleman amounts to about $1600. In some future issue we will give a full description of the place, which no visitor should miss seeing.
-Further information received by the family of F. DOUD, from Honduras shows that our old friend, Martin DOUD, died at Belize, British Honduras, of malarial fever. The family, to their great sorrow, are also informed that the remains cannot be removed from that country in less than 1 year’s time.
**King City Items -- from last Saturday’s ‘Settler’ --
-Johnny WHITE is down from Salinas among us for a short time this week visiting his old friends. He is the same old Johnnie.
-B.F. PHILLIPS, a prominent and well known citizen of the Los Burros country, was brought to this place on the Jolon stage last Thursday. A couple of days before the unfortunate man was suddenly seized with paralysis of the whole left side. He fell instantly and in such a manner as to break the bones of his left arm in 2 places. His destination was the county hospital at Salinas.
-W.L. WENTWORTH returned from the East yesterday, accompanied by his father and adopted sister, Miss WELLS. During his absence he sniffed the breezes from both oceans. The principal cities of the Atlantic seaboard were visited and Niagara Falls and Chicago were seen on the return trip.