Have you seen the new Continental Hotel’s high-grade construction and improvements; unexcelled service; rooms by far the lowest; price and quality considered offered for rent in this city; only tenants of unexceptional character accepted. We want your good will. Kindly favor us with a call. Will improve to 100 rooms. Will remain oldest, latest and best.

At The Gem: Black Beauty, a thrilling railroad drama in which Black Beauty, a trained hose, turns the switch and saves the train.

The Petaluma and Santa Rosa Ry. Co. ran four special electric cars on Sunday afternoon to Sebastopol to convey the monster crowd of local people who went to that city to attend the big game between the Petaluma and Gold Ridge teams. It is estimated 400 people made the trip on the cars, while many went on earlier cards and others motored to the Gold Ridge city.

At the Hill Opera House, the first public musical entertainment by Petaluma Choral Union, F.J. Greene, director. Thursday and Friday Oct.2 ad 3, the comic opera Trial By Jury by Gilbert & Sullivan and The Wreck of the Hesperus, Longfellow’s poem set to music by Thomas Anderton. The Elmquist Orchestra, a chorus of 70 voices and 10 soloists, assisted by Mr. Felix M.E. Locher, baritone. Special costumes. Prices 50¢, 75¢, $1. Patronize home industry.

Lt. Thomas Reese of the U.S. Engineers will be here tomorrow for a tour of the city and a trip down the river, including a inspection of the site of the new bridge on Washington Street. Later he will be taken to the top of May’s Hill below town for a view of the bends below the city which it is proposed to eliminate by making cuts. From that place a fine view of the scene of the proposed improvements can be obtained, thus eliminating the long trip to the vicinity.

A chop suey house will soon be opened on lower Main Street by a celestial. This is an acquisition which this city never possessed before and no doubt chop suey and Chinese noodles will soon be popular here.