A force of men began removing the old dials of the town clock this morning, placing the new illuminated glass dials in position, also wiring and reinforcing the tower. A strong scaffold has been placed around the tall tower and there the men will work. It will be about two weeks before the job is completed.
“Mickey” Shader, the idol of the local fans, who is to occupy a berth on the Walla Walla Tri-League team this year, is packing his goods ready to leave for the north and will depart with the best wishes of the locals for a successful season.
Chet H. Smith, the well-known theatrical man now with the Foey, Leavitt and McBride Amusement Co. is in town in the interest of the proposed Egg Festival.
Thirty pounds of pure cane sugar, $1, if purchased with four pounds of coffee, any brand. We sell anything at a discount and are good people to get acquainted with. The Sanitary Grocery, Main and Washington.
More than 20 San Francisco people, including ball players, missed the last train to the bay city on Sunday as the electric train was late in reaching this city owing to heavy traffic. Those who missed their train were visitors in Sebastopol and took the electric car to this city in hopes of catching the last steam train for the bay city. The train pulled out about a minute before the electric car arrived. A number arranged to be taken in automobiles to San Rafael while the others remained here for the might and took the first train Monday.
Mr. Adams, who resides on Hogg Island, a few miles below this city, was thrown from his boat into the local river in the rear of the Argus office after the Argus went to press on Saturday and a big crowd was attracted when the man went overboard. He had his small boat too heavily loaded with lumber, but was never in danger of drowning. The captain of the schooner George Washington offered assistance with a small rowboat. Adams received a good soaking while his launch, which had drifted downstream, was soon recovered and restored to hm.
The automobiles, auto trucks and horse-drawn vehicles used by George P. McNear in his business affairs were lined up Saturday morning on lower B Street and photographed together with their drivers J.L. Wayne was the photographer and the picture will be used for advertising purposes. Before he began to purchase auto trucks, Mr. McNear was working 40 horses for delivery purposes.