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A DAY'S EVENTS.
A Steamer Stranded Near
Kun Ashore During a Dense
The Breakers Were Not Heard Until
It Was Too Late.
Tax Collector Piatt Heard Before the
Board of Supervisors—A Tilt
With Warm Words.
Word was received in this city yester
day morning that in the dense fog which
hung over the coast Thursday afternoon
the steamer Santa Maria, of San Fran
cisco, was beached three miles north of
Redondo. The accident occurred at 4
o'clock in the afternoon, while a strong
current was running up the coast, and in
a fog denser than has prevailed in this
region for fifteen years.
The Santa Maria lies in any easy posi
tion, stem on, and with decks level. She
ran ashore at high tide, and at low water
her bows are uncovered, her stern being
in about four feet of water.
Captain J. C. Denny gives the follow
ing account of the accident: We were
coming down and making for Redondo
wharf. The fog was one of the densest I
have seen on the coast for fifteen years.
We could not see a boat's length ahead.
After hearing the sound of the breakers
through the fog, I put about and steered
slowly seawards. The current was too
strong, however, and swung her around,
the ship going ashore, stem on. Not a
single plank or seam was strained, and
everything is in perfect order.
The Santa Maria is a small steamer
of 300 tons gross burden, and is owned
by the California Steamship Company,
of which D. J. Meherin, of San Fran
cisco, is the chief factor. She has been
running in opposition to the Pacific
Coast Steamship Company's steamers
for the past year, and has been carrying
freight at reduced rates to obtain busi
ness. At the time of the accident she
had eighty tons of miscellaneous freight
in the hold for Los Angeles and San
Diego. This has been mostly taken out
on the beach in order to "lighten the
vessel as much as possible.
As soon as the accident became known
Captain Banning, of San Pedro, volun
teered the use of the Pelican, and that
tug went to the scene of the accident
immediately. An effort was to be made
last night at high tide to pull the
steamer off, but the chances of doing
this were not very great. One thing
favorable to the vessel is the fact that
she went ashore at the lesser of the two
high tides. If the wreckers are not suc
cessful tonight a more powerful tug will
be dispatched to the scene from San
Francisco. The damage to the steamer
can not be estimated as yet, but will be
The following message was received
from Redondo last evening over the tele
This morning at (5 o'clock word was
received here that the steamer Santa
Maria had stranded on the beach live
miles above. She was bound from San
Francisco to Redondo Beach with sixty
tons of merchandise, and when visited
in the morning was found to be high
and dry on the beach. It is stated that'
there were two factions on board, one
headed by the captain and the other by
the chief engineer. The faction headed
by the chief engineer deserted the
steamer for quite a time, and it was
only after persuasion that they would
help take the merchandise out. which
was quickly accomplished by the aid of
people from Redondo Beach. It was
considered strange that as the steamer
had gone ashore at 3:35 of Thursday
afternoon no word was received at Re
dondo until yesterday morning at 0
o'clock. At the time of the accident
there was a dense fog, through which
the breakers could not be heard until
too late. This statement was confirmed
by the statement of all on board. The
wrecking steamer from San Francisco is
expected to arrive early this morning.
TAX COLLECTOR PLATT.
He Locks Horns with the Experts
Before the Board.
At 1 o'clock yesterday the board of su
pervisors met for the purpose of allowing
County Tax Collector Piatt an oppor
tunity of being heard upon a supple
mental report made by Expert Account
ant Blackman, on the statement handed
in by Mr. Piatt about a week ago. It
will be remembered that in Mr. Piatt's
report he accounted for, by receipt and
otherwise,within a.few dollars of the sum
charged in the accountant's report as
being short. The board then ordered Mr.
Blackman to go over the two statements
with Mr. Piatt and report the differ
ence. The result was that yesterday
Mr. Blackman handed in another report
on which he states that Mr. Piatt is in
correct in but two or three items, but
still claims that the gentleman is short
in his accounts. Judge B. N. Smith,
after the report was read, proceeded to
address the board in behalf of Mr. Piatt
and went over the ground in such a man
ner as to convince all present that he
was somewhat of an accountant him
self. He proved by figures that the ex
pert had made an affidavit to the effect
that he had taken his ligures from the
cash book, when in truth the cash book
showed a difference of some $42,000. The
gentleman was proceeding to shed some
undeveloped light upon the matter when
Supervisor Rowan remarked that there
was no one on trial and that the pro
ceedings were entirely out of order, and
moved that the supplemental report of
Mr. Blackman be handed over to Mr.
Piatt to examine and compare with his
books, and that he have ample time in
which to report back on the same. Mr.
Rowan further stated that Mr. Piatt had
met all previous statements, and he had
no doubt that he would be able to meet
the last one, which claims there is a
shortage of some $400.
Chairman Perry then casually re
marked that no -one had accused Mr.
Piatt of stealing.
'•Yes, there has," spoke up Mr. Piatt,
"and he is standing in this room at the
This straight accusation had the effect
of bringing a number to their feet, who
desired to be heard at once. Chairman
Perry endeavored to get a motion before
the board to adjourn, when Deputy Tax
Collector Smith stepped forward and ad
dressing the board, said:
"That gentleman sitting in that chair
[pointing to George Monroe, an assistant
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 17, 1890.
of Mr. Blackmail, 1 is the man who has
repeatedly made his boasts that if he
ever got a chance to get at Boh Piatt's
books he would do him up, and within
the past three days has made his boasts
upon the street that he has done so."
"It is false; I deny it," yelled Monroe,
whose face had turned crimson.
"It is true," spoke up Mr. Conrad,
who was present, "and there are wit
nesses right in this room."
Things began to look very serious,
when the board put a quietus to the tur
moil by taking a recess.
The result was, however, that Chair
man Perry ordered Mr. Monroe to desist
from further participation in the matter,
which was received with approbation
from Mr. Piatt and his deputies.
Mr. Monroe states that the name of
Mr. Matlock was used as the authority
for the statement that he, Monroe,
would do up Piatt, and that Mr. Mat
lock under oath denies having ever
made any such report.
It appears now that Mr. Blackmail's
experting brings Piatt in $$69.02 behind.
Of this $228.64 is cash on hand held by
Piatt. That reduces the amount to
$343.80. Mr. Piatt claims that .$345 of
this is for poll-tax handed over to the
state, which has no right to appear on
his cash book. This would practically
balance the cash book, and this Piatt
still insists will be the outcome. He
claims to have the best kept set of books
ever showed by a tax collector.
It looks now more than ever as if Piatt
would come out on top so far as finances
go; but he is dead as a door nail —dead
as mutton,dead as McGinty—politically,
and that is all the muss was raised for.
It seems that Mr. Blackman's fees for
experting the books came to $1,300. It
is also asserted that a detective has been
paid $1,000 for dogging Piatt's steps to
get something on him.
There may be politics and morals from
the g. o. p. standpoint of politics and
morals in all this, but where do the
rights of the bedeviled taxpayers appear
in this? Is it not rather expensive to
make the farmers who lost their potato
crops in the rains last winter pay $2,300
and upwards to "queer" the g. o.'p. can
didate because he aspires to succeed Mr.
Mason as county assessor ?
IN THE COURTS.
PROFESSOR W. F. WHEELER IS AC
QUITTED BY THE JURY.
A Divorce Suit on Trial and Other
Minor Matters Before the Courts
In department 1 of the superior court
yesterday Professor Wheeler's trial for
sending that letter to C. D. Ambrose oc
cupied nearly all of yesterday. The
prosecuting witness was recalled by the
prosecution to tell about the Dunkel
berger sale. He said he knew of the
transaction, but made no demand for
his share of the commission at first for
the reason that he thought none was
Here the state rested, and the defense
took the matter in hand.
T. C. Thomas and P. H. Dreher, of
Pomona, and Judge A. M. Widney, Gen
eral E. P. Johnson and Dr. H. Sinsa
baugh, of this city, all went on and
swore to the good character of the ac
accused, which they all bore testimony
was without reproach. Here the de
The court ruled that all matter relat
ing to the "J'ro Bono Publico" circular
should be disregarded by the jury.
The case was then argued by Mr. Mc-
Conias for the state, followed by Mr.
Mathew and Senator Canlen for the de
fense, Mr. MeComas closing for the
The charges were then read,and in ten
minutes the jury had cast one vote all
for acquittal, as was expected from the
opening of the case. No one would be
lieve that the venerable professor in
tended to do anyone an injustice or un
In department 5, before Judge Mc-
Kinley, with a 'jury, Mrs. JL G. Elisald
is suing for a divorce from Vicente Elis
ald. They are from near Downey. The
woman is a sister of Dick See who was
tried here for killing Bill Dumert at Lex
ington nearly 20 years ago and acquitted.
She is nearly totally blind and
is deaf too. She sues on
the grounds of extreme cruelty. Elisalde
is a Mexican of not too prepossessing
appearance, and the woman tells a sad
story of his brutal treatment of her. The
case goes on today.
Judge McKinley was served with a
writ of prohibition front the supreme
court yesterday, forbidding further pro
ceedings in the condemnation suit of the
city of Pasadena against Mrs. T. B.
Bishop and others. The condemnation
is for a right of way for a sewer over the
lands of defendants, and the writ of pro
hibition is granted because the
city has failed to do certain
acts which are held to be necessary to
be done prior to the bringing of a con
demnation suit. The prohibition is
until June 13th, and the city is cited to
show cause why it should not be made
perpetual. The writ is returnable be
fore the court sitting in San Francisco.
In Department 4F. H. Gassaway is
suing Mrs. Maria A. Neal again on that
old lease of the Los Angeles theater.
The Very Latest
Is the "Condensed Coffee" made by the new fac
tory at Buena Park. Only boiling water re
quired to make a cup of delicious coll'ee in a
few seconds. This is a new and unique prepa
ration. All the grocery stores have it. No
sediment. No waste. Try it.
Cool and Pleasant.
Thermometer at noon registered G2.3 at the
Hotel del Coronado, making the boating, fish
ing and surf bathing delightful and enjoyable
to the many participating in the sports at this
For strengthening and clearing the voice, use
"Brown's Bronchial Troches,"—"l have
commended them to friends who were public
speakers, and they have proved extremely ser
viceable."— Rev. Henry Ward Beechcr.
Special Sunday Excursion
To Redondo Beach, May 18th. Train
leaves Santa Fe depot at 9a. m. Round
trip tickets, 50 cents.
The Herald Job Office is now better
prepared to turn out first-class job print
ing than ever. Give us a call when in
need of printing of any description.
WHY WILL YOU cougn wnen bniloh's Cure
will give immediate relief. Price 10 cents, 50
cents andfl. For sale by C. F. Heinneruan, 122
North Main street.
At the gammam, 230 South Main street.
Faints, Oils and Glass,
Corner Second and Main. P. H.Mathews.
Try "Pride of the Family" soap.
Buggy robes and blankets at Foy's harness
shop, 217 Los Angeles street.
Use "German Family" soap.
Use Siddall's Yeast Cakes.
A Statement by the Citizens'
The Petition They Desire to be
It Will Be Presented to the City
Clergymen and Others Who Have Already
Signed the Document—Extracts
From the Law.
The citizens' committee on Sun
day closing met yesterday evening in the
j First Presbyterian church and decided
i to present the following to the public:
i Our city closes saloons on election days;
why not on Sundays also? There is the
I same reason, namely, that liquor and
leisure never meet but for mischief.
There are many reasons for Sunday clos.
ing, but that just given is one on which
all friends of law and order can consist
ently unite. Even those who hold the
most secular view of government, and
j those who do not favor prohibition, and
j those who believe Saturday is the true
| Sabbath, and those who do not keep any
Sabbath religiously, all these should ask
j that saloons be closed not only on elec
tion days but also on Sundays, because
Sunday closing reduces Sunday crime,
i In Scotland and in Philadelphia alike
j the reduction was seven-eights. This
I shows that it is not idleness that begets
crime, but idleness married to drink.
"Idleness is the devil's workshop," but
the shop itself is almost idle until drink
furnishes it with tools. There is another
reason, equally broad, for Sunday clos
ing, namely, that the Sunday opening of
saloons tends toward the Monday closing
"Blue Monday" costs a single firm in
another city $1*75,000 per year in lost la
bor, besides the losses of "its sober em
ployees,who often miss the wages of that
day because those on whose cooperation
their work depends do not recover from
their Sunday "recreation" in the saloons
until Tuesday, or later. A further reason
for Sunday closing, as secular as the
others, is that there exists in
the most substantial families of
the east—those who make the most
desirable settlers—a decided preference
for a quiet and orderly American Sab
bath of closed saloons, rather than a
continental Sunday of unrestrained dis
sipation ; and, therefore, when the news
is Hashed across the land that our beau
tiful city has decreed Sunday closing it
will doubtless add both to the quantity
and quality of our citizenship. For the
sake of our city's order on Sunday and
its business on Monday and its pros
perity on all days we ask all good citi
zens to join in this movement for Sun
day closing. That the city council has
power to do this is clear alike from the
constitution, the courts and the charter.
The constitution says: "Any county, city,
town or township may make anil enforce within
its limits all such local, police, sanitary or
other regulations as are not in conflict with the
general law s." Art. XI, Sec. 11. Our supreme
court, in the famous "Pasadena case," held that
the foregoing provision of the constitution
affords sufficient ground for any California
county or town or city to close saloons on all
days (74 Cal. 20). Much more does it warrant
closing them one-seventh of the days. Our
city's charter make* the matter still more
clear by the following provision (Sec. 22):
"The said corporation shall have the power to
make and enforce within its limits such other
local, police, sanitary and other regulations as
are not in conflict with general laws and are
deemed expedient to maintain the public peace,
protect property, promote the public morals
and to preserve the health of its inhabitants "
This is nota party movement. Excepting Cali
fornia, all the states, democratic and repub
lican alike, have Sunday laws. Judge Thnr
man's decision in favor of such law is the
standard. The south la "solid" for Sunday.
The Catholic plenary council declared against
saloons. Both Catholics and Protestants are
committed to this action by their chief coun
cils. The recent catholic lay congress at Balti
more advised co-operation with non-Catholics
In Sunday closing. Bishop Mora and the whole
Catholic clergy of this city have signed the
Powderly declared against Sunday salons
as the worst foes of the workingmen. The un
dersigned committee has organized on this
single issue. All efforts of the friends of the
saloons to side-track the committee on other
issues will be in vain. Individually and as
members of other bodies, some of the com
mittee will doubtless urge all Christians to ob
serve the Sabbath religiously, and all citizens
to rest and let rest on the rest day; but this
citizens' committee, as such, campaigns tor
but one object, the Sunday closing of saloons.
From the pastoral letter of the Roman Catho
lic prelates of the United States, December,
1S84: "There is one way of profaning the
Lord's day which is so prolific of evil results
that we consider it our duty to utter against it
special condemnation. This is the practice of
selling beer or other liquors on Sunday, or of
frequenting places where they are sold. This
practice tends more than any other lo turn the
day of the Lord into a day of dissipation, to use
it tor an occasion of breeding Intemperance.
While we hope that Sunday laws on this point
will not be relaxed, but even more rigidly en
forced, we implore all Catholics, for the love of
Cod and country, never to take part in such
Sunday traffic, nor to patronize or countenance
From resolutions adopted by the Bal
timore lay congress of Catholics :
"There are many Christian Issues in which
Catholics could come together with non-Catho
lics and shape civil legislation for the public
weal. In spite of rebull'and injustice and over
looking zealotry, we should seek alliance with
non-Catholics for proper Sunday observance.
Without going over to the Judaic Sabbath, we
can bring the masses over to the moderation of
the Christian Sunday. To effect this we musl
set our faces sternly against the sale ol Intoxi
cating beverages on Sunday. The corrupting
influence of saloons in politics, the crime and
pauperism resulting from excessive drinking,
require legislative restriction, which we can
aid In procuring by joining our influence with
that of the other enemies of intemperance. Let
us resolve that drunkenness shall be made odi
ous, and give practical encouragement and sup
port to Catholic temperance societies. We favor
the passage and enforcement of laws rigidly
closing saloons on Sunday and forbidding the
sale Of liquor to minors and Intoxicated per
In accordance with the above utter
• ances, the undersigned bishops and
fathers, constituting the Catholic clergy
of Los Angeles join with other citizen's
in the following petition :
To the Los Angeles City Council:
The undersigned ' earnestly petition
your honorale body so to amend or en
large our city ordinances that the saloons
shall be closed not only on election days,
but on Sundays.
In this movement for the moral benefit
of the people, we wish the public to
understand that we are influenced by no
We therefore invite all good citizens,
men and women alike, to sign and get
others to sign the following petition,
and return it to the secretary of the
committee, Dr. Edward Thomson, care
of Y. M. C. A.:
"Tii the Los Angeles City Council:
"The undersigned earnestly petition your
honorable body so to amend or enlarge our city
ordinances that the saloons shall be closed not
only on election days but also on Sundays."
Francis Mora, bishop ; J. Adams, V.
(i.; Rev. Alex. MaeDoriald, priest; Rev.
P. T. Gavan, priest; Rev. James W*.
Allen, priest; Rev. P. Hartnett, rector
Sacred Heart church; Rev. A. J. Meyer,
C. M., rector St. Vincent's church,
with the reverend clergy of same church ;
Rev. P. Farrelly; Rev. M. 8. Liebana,
with the clergy of the Church of Our
Lady of the Angeles; Rev. A. Reidhaar,
of 'ho German church.
The following are the members of the
committee: J. P. Widneyf J. S. Slau
son, Eli Fay, J. L. Russell, John M. C.
Marble, J. Spencer Kennard, S. C. Hub
hell, H. M. Bu Bose, R. M. Widney, A.
C. Williams, C. W. Heisler, J. F. Tow
ell, Samuel Strohm, Robert G. Hutch
ins, F. J. Cressey, H. Sinsabaugh, W. J.
Chichester, J. W. Cochran, I). M. Mc-
Donald, GeorgeT. Hanly. AVilliam Rom
mel, J. 11. Collins, A. E. Pomerov, W.
A. Knighten, Henry W. Crabbe, w. A.
Janes, William Nicol, W. S. Young, C.
W. H. Nelson, E. Thomson, J. C. Sauls
bury, C. A. Kringle, M. M. Bovard, W.
B. Barber, H. W. Mills, Joseph Man
chester James B. Jones, W. H. Weath
ers, J. B. Ruddick;
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| require larger doses, and do not produce as good
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Peculiar in its "good name at home" — there
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abroad, no other preparation has attained such
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by C. I. HOOD & CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass,
100 Doses One Dollar
OPTICIANS AND JEWELERS.
THE LOS ANGELES OPTICAL INSTITUTE.
Scientific and Practical Optician. Strictly Re
WILL REMOVE TO
Northwest Corner Main and First Sts.
ON OR ABOUT
JUNE 1, 1890.
THIS IS NOT OUR WAV.
This is OUR WAY of Fitting Glasses.
We make the correct scientific adjusting of
glasses and frames our specialty, and guaran
tee perfect fit. Testing of the eves free.
SCIENTIFIC OPTIC CO., 114 S. Spring st.
S. G. Marsiu'tz, Proprietor.
IHF' Pull stock of Artificial Eyes on band,
' i ma!7-Sm
' Mil AUCTION SALE
Of all the stock of Otis, Hidden & Co.,
EMPIRE LIVERY STABLE
Panorama Building, Main St., between
Third and Fourth, on
MONDAY, MAY 26TH,
AT IO O'CLOCK A, K.
Our stock consists of 11 first-class make of
carriages, viz: 1 coupe, 1 3-seated surrey, 3
full leather and canopy top surries, ti' top
buggies, 1 farm wagon, 1 cart, 4 sets heavy and
light double harness, S sets single ditto, 3 gems'
riding saddles, 120 head of first-class roadsters
and family surrey horses, safe for anybody to
The public are invited to call and see our
stock. Sale positive and without reserve.
OTIS, HIDDEN & CO.
E. W. NOYES, Auctioneer. mal7-td
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of all impurities in a very short time, and
is considered by those having used
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Constipation, Loss of Appetite,
Give it a Trial. Sold Everywhere.
TAGGERT & BOSCH, agents, 311 and 318 New-
High street. mrl-Sm™
' NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
QIJPERIOR COURT OF THE COUNTY OF
C 5 Los Angeles. State of California.
In the matter of the estate cf S. C. Douglas,
Notice is hereby given by the undersigned, C.
White Mortimer, administrator of the estate of
S. C. Douglas, deceased, to the creditors of and
all persons having claims against said
deceased, to exhibit them with the necessary
vouchers within four months after the first
publication of this notice, to the said adminis
trator, at his ortice in Temple block, on Main
street, junction with Spring, In tbe city of Los
Angeles, county and state aforesaid, the same
being the place for the transaction of the busi
ness of said estate, in the county of Los Angeles,
state of California.
C. WHITE MORTIMER,
Administrator of the estate of S. C. Douglas,
Dated at Los Angeles, May 17, 1800, said
date being date of first publication of above.
T OS ANGELES AND PACIFIC RAILWAY
Lj Company. Location cf principal place of
business, Los Angeles city, California.
Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of
the Board of Directors, held on the 20th day of
April, 1890, an assessment of one dollar'per
share be levied upon the capital stock issued of
the corporation, payable April 30th, I*9o, to the
Secretary, at his office m S. W. Luitweiler's
building, on the N.E. corner of Requena and
North Los Angeles streets. Los Angeles city, Cot
All stock upon which this assessment' shall
remain unpaid on the 29th day of Muy, 18S10,
shall become delinquent on that day, and all
stock upon which said delinquent assessment
shall not be paid on or before the 18th day of
June, 1890, shall be on that day sold (or so much
thereof as is necessary), for the purpose of col
lecting the delinquent assessment , together with
costs of advertising and expenses of sale.
By order of the Hoard of Directors.
ap27 td S. P. REES, Secretary.
108 East First Street.
GRAND MUSICAL OPENING,
Saturday Night, April 19th.
aplS-l m T. H. Blewett, Propr.
A. B. GREENEWALD,
Direct Importer of Havana and Key West Cigars,
Wholesale and Retail.
CORNER SPRING AND TEMPLE BTS.
Sole Agent for the Famous Las Palmas Clear
Havana Cigar. aplB-lm
TBE COULTER DRY GOODS HOUSE.
I THE COULTER
DRY GOODS HOUSE
600 yards 30 inch Fancy Stripe wool
In the leading spring shades; best value ever offered at the price, 27}4c a yard.
' 100 pairs Los Angeles Woolen Mill
GREY CAMPING BLANKETS,
6 to ofi weight, are extra wide and long; worth $6, now sold at 53.75.
12 dozen Ladies' 4-Button
In Tans, Greys, Browns and Blacks, all sizis; our regular 75c glove, now 50c to close.
50 dozen Gents' British
ONE - HALF HOSE
The celebrated Eclipse fast black; color guaranteed; all sizes; worth 35c; sold at
20c per pair.
Koechlin, Baumgartner & Co.
The genuine goods; 30 pieces will be sold at the extreme low price of 18c per
yard; former price was 30c.
Ladies' Pure Silk Musquetaire Gloves
8-bUtton length, In tans, browns, slates, modes and blacks, all sizes; extra value at
40c| worth 05c a pair.
MISSES' PLAIN BLACK HOSE
Sizes sto These hose are extra fine and firm, are fast black with split feet;
were sold at the average price of 40c; now 25c per pair.
10 Pairs Extra Nice Chenille Portierres,
Latest colorings and full size, at the very low price of |10 per pair.
WATCH OUR FRONT WINDOWS FOR BARGAINS
tbu rum tar dry goods h ° use
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BUTTERFIELD St SUMMERS,
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Crayon Portraits, a Specialty.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE,
H. C. Wyatt, Lessee and Manager.
"Let me express the conviction timt 'Shen
andoah' should he seen by every patriot of our I
country."—[General \V. T." Sherman.
TUESDAY, MAY !OTH.
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The greatest scene ever presented on any stage
Seats and Boxes now ready. mal3
Boyle Heights, cor. First and Chicago sts.
Old Time "Deestrick School,"
By L. L. Asso, Chautauquans and others, lOr the
benefit of Boyle Heights library.
FRIDAY, MAY 16TH, AT 8 P. M.
Admission, 50 cents; children under 14
years of age, 26 cents. Tickets for sale at |
Worland's drug store, and Hinckley's variety
store. malo-at* |
JjMRST BAPTIST CHURCH,
Corner Broadway and Sixth st.
FRIDAY EVENING, MAY* 10, 8 O'CLOCK.
Hum School Lecture No. 4.
JUDGE B. N. SMITH,
"The Relation of the Public Schools
to the Itepubllc."
Music by High School Orchestra.
PALACE RESTAURANT AND SALOON,
Corner First and Spring Streets.
The Most Magnificent and Popular
Resort in the City.
CELEBRATED PHILHARMONIC SOLOISTS
Every Night from 8 to 12.
JOSEPH SCHURTZ, PROPRIETOR,
Broadway and Sixth street.
FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 23D,
"I.I.IMMs ASSOCIATION SOCIAL!
TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 20TH.
Public Exhibition of
Edison's Wonderful Phonograph '.
Benefit of Association's Free Reading Room
Admission, 10 cents; reserved seats 15 cents
Natatorium or Swimming Bath!
Water heated by stean; several new porcelain
lined tubs added, also a large dressing room for
ladies, connecting with baths. Tuesday uighta
for ladies and gentlemen.
WM. J. McCALDIN,
mart>-tf President and Manager.
Compagnie Generale Transatlantique.
FRENCH LINE TO HAVRE.
COMPANY'S PIER (NEW) NO. 42Ajnt. ,
North river, foot of i CJT^fri
Travelers by this line avoid both transit by Eng
lish railway and the discomfort of crossing the
Channel in a small boat.
LA NORMAN DIE, De Kersabiec, Saturday, May
3d, at 4 a. m.
LA BRETAGNE, De Jousselin Saturday, May
10th, at 9 a. m.
LA BOURGOGNE, Frangeul, Saturday, May
17th, 4 a. M.
LA CHAMPAGNE, Boyer, Saturday, May 24th
at 8:30 a. m."
For freight or passage apply to
A. FORGET, Agent.
No. 3. Bow ling Green. New York.
I Tickets for sale by all railroad and steamship
offices in Los Angeles.
J. F. FUGAZI i CO., Agents, 5 Montgomery
avenue, Ban Francisco. d29-tf
! HONOLULU TOURS
i THE MOST UNIQUE AND CHARMING TRIP
IN THE WORLD.
The next steamer, the AUSTRALIA sails from
San Francisco, May 23rd.
ROUND TRIP "TICKETS—Los Angeles to
j Honolulu and return. $125.
Special Teachers' Excursion, June 28, via S.
S. Alameda, round trip ?110.
I Apply toC. H. WHITE, Ticket Agent S. P.
Co., or H. B. RICE, Special Tourist Agent
Oceanic S. S. Co., 200 South Spring street, cor
Second street, Los Angeles, Cal. ap3-3m
CARPET CLEANING CO.
Fourth and Broadway. Telephone 576.
Baker Iron Works
950 to 960 BUENA VISTA ST,
LOS ANQELES, CAL..,
Adjoining the Southern Pacific Grounds. Tele
phone 124. d 22
Hardware, Mechanics' Tools for All Trades,
AND dealers in
Shelf Hardware, Brushes, Orange Clippers.
Pruning Shears, Honey Knives, Sheep Shears, Ae
sayers' Outfits, Spectacles, Birds' Eyes and other
Optical Instruments, Fancy Goods, etc., and
25,000 assorted articles. Ne. 302 N. Mala
street, Los Angeles, Cal. f2«j 3ns