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THE TAX RATE.
The Finance Committee
Reports to the Council.
A Rate of One Dollar and
Twenty Cents Recommended^
The Citizens Water Company's Open
Yesterday's Meeting of the Council—Sev
eral Important Matters Acted Upon
—The Tax Levy and Board of
At ten o'clock yesterday morning,
the city council met in regular session,
President Frankenfield and all the mem
bers, with the exception of Mr. Brown,
After the usual preliminary business
had been disposed of, City Clerk Teed
submitted the corrected assessment roll
in seven volumes. He reported that
all the proceedings of the board of
equalization had been conducted strictly
according to law, and he stated that the
total footings showed that the levy for
tax for municipal purposes would have
to be (1.20. The matter was referred to
the finance committee.
The reports of the street superinten
dent, board of education and zanja com
mittee having been read and adopted,
that of the board of health was taken up.
Health Officer McGowan read the reso
lutions of the board of health condemn
ing the water, and Mr. J. T. Sheward
exhibited a pickle jar filled with a fluid
which had been dipped from the ditch.
Mr. Sheward spoke very earnestly of the
grievances of the people thus afflicted.
The physicians had stated that this
so-called water was breeding both mala
ria and diphtheria. Mr. C. M. Wells
also protested and said the supply ought
to be cut oif if a pestilence was to be
averted. The subject was finally made
the special order for 2 o'clock, p. m.
The report of the committee on fire
and water was read and adopted, and
that of the city auditor on the condition
of the city's funds for the week ending
August 23d, was referred to the finance
The draft of an ordinance revoking
franchises granted the Olive street rail
way, I. W. Hellman and the City Kail
way company, was read, and on motion
of Major Bonsall the same was adopted,
as was also that amending ordinance
No. 739, granting to H. C. Witmer a
franchise to construct a cable street rail
way, which was approved on the 7th
Mrs. Ransome appeared before the
council and asked for an appropriation
in aid of the Ransome Home. Her re
quest was ordered referred to the police
commissioners and the city attorney.
The following report of the finance
committee was then presented and
Your finance committee beg leave to make
the following report:
First—ln the matter of the assessment rolls
and tax levy for the present fiscal year we find
the total footing of the assessment rolls as fin
ally computed by the city clerk, niter entering
thereon all changes made by the board of
equalization to be (48,080,416*
included in this amount is tbe sum uf $918,
-000, which is the aggregate amount of a.ses-i
--ments placed upon the assessment rolls by the
board of equalization at the suggestion of the
city attroney, against the several banks of the
city. Inasmuch as a writ of review has issued
by the superior court in these bank matters,
which require us to desist from further pro
ceedings, pending the settlement of these mat
ters ill dispute; and presuming that th s qu s
tion will be taken to the highest courts to de
cide, thus closing this source of revenue for
the present at least, and deeming it prudent
policy to avoid computing a tax levy on any
assessment the collection of which is a matter
of some uncertanity we have subtracted the
Bum of 1918,0X10 from the total assessment, thus
giving us H,102,410 as a basis of calculation,
in the event of the courts deciding that the said
assessment against the banks wai legally and
properly made the iunds of the city will be
increased to the amount of $11,100 or there
abouts. Should the funds lie the other way the
funds would suffer no abatement, as would be
the case should this assessment be considered
when making the calculation for the levy.
The charter limits the tax for all municipal
purposes, except for the payment of the interest
and sinking funds, to 91. In addition to this a
general state law grants to the municipal
authority power to levy in excess of the dollar
limit, a sum sufficient for the care and preserva
tion of the public parks .
Considering the somewhat depressed condi
tion of the times and the gen-rally expressed
desire that the utmost ezonomy should be prac
ticed in the levying of municipal as well as other
taxes, your committee did not deem it advisable
to recommend that you levy this extra amount
for the parks, although they recognize the great
value of the parks and believe that money of
the municipality invested in this direction, if
wisely expended, to beof the highest benefit to
the taxpayer. For all municipal purposes the
limit oi $1 has therefore been adopted.
The rate of taxation last year was $1.10. For
this year we recommend It be $1.20, ,ls per
statement hereinafter set forth, the increase
being due simply to the increased bonded in
deoledness of the city. The act of the legis
lature, under authority of which the school im
provement and internal sewer system bonds
were voted by the people and issued, require
that in addition to the interest being paid one
twentieth of the entire issue of the Bonds shall
be paid each year, thus making the interest and
the called-in-bonds equal for the first year, in
this case amounting to $57,400. This provision
of law is without doubt a wise one, but it has
the tendency to Increase the burden of taxation.
The city auditor has presented to this council
a detailed statement of the financial condition
of the city at the end of the fiscal year of 1880
--90, and therein presented ajtable of amounts re
quired for the fiscal year 1890-91, basing the
same upon the amounts expended in the year
before and upon the estimates of the several
boards which have been filed with him as re
quired by law. Kut we maintain that the ex
penditures of the past year can be reduced.
Already contract) to do the street sweeping and
street sprinkling at almost one-half of the for
mer prices have been entered into, and it is be
lieved that the streets can be lighted at greatly
reduced figures, the present contract expiring
with this year.
Unless the unexampled scenes of last winter
be repeated, whereby the streets were placed in
a condition which requires the expenditure of
large amounts of money to put them in
proper condition, we are of the opinion that
expenditutes can be cut down all along
During the present year salaries have been
reduced in a number of instances and a large
saving brought about, which lias enabled the
council on several occasions to assist the
various funds by a transfer of them from the
salary fund, which contained a surplus.
For this reason we have reduced the
amount to be raised to about $">50,000, being a
deduction from the auditor's estimate of
about $100,000. A comparative statement is
herewith set forth, containing a proposed levy
or rate per cent, and we recommend its
tor's esti- Cents Will
mates; on pro
amount. $100. duce.
Interest and sinking ,
fund, 1879 $ 4,707.26 1.11 $4-710
Main sewer, interest
andsinkf und,'77 990. Iti .21 1,017
Irrig. imp. int and
sink'g fund, 1877 .1,450.90 .35 1,485
Gen. irrig., int. and
sinking fund, '78. 2,406.:t0 .58 2,401
Bond fund, 1881 4,000.00 .9(i 4,074
Gen. imp. bond fund 50,071.00 3.25 13,708
Public school imp.,
tern and sink fund 20,000.00 4.71 19,991
Interior sewer sys
int, interest and
sinking fund. ... 37,400.00 «.25 37435
Cash fund 257,026.49 45.30 12.013
Fire dept. fund ... 07,699.24 12.40 58.490
Gas fund '. 64,249 43 11.30 53,292
General sewer fund 1,359.50 ,3o 1,414
tuni OU 78,847.2« 15.00 70,753
Library fund 28,017,05 4.50 21,222
pIS* fund ..... «2,961 .22 JW,(i5T>
President Frankenfield and Major Bon
sall objected to the amount allowed the
to school board, and the former strongly
advocated the rednction of the salaries
of the teachers. After some discussion,
the matter was made a special order for
two o'clock p. m. and the council took
a recess until that hour for lunch.
On reconvening at two o'clock, the
city attorney announced that he was
not yet ready to report on the matter of
the Citizens' Water company, which
had been made a special order for that
hour, whereupon the report of the
board of public works, as already pub
lished in the Herald, was taken up and
adopted ; and the accompanying ordi
The report of the finance committee,
which had been made a special order
for 2:30 o'clock, was then taken up, and
Mr. Shafer at once moved its adoption.
Major Bonsall thought that there
ought to be some change with refer
rence fb the school board allowance.
He found that according to the list
of salaries paid to the teachers, they
were being paid more than was the case
three or four years ago, and in view of
the hard times, and scarcity of money,
he really thought it was a duty they
owed to "the tax payers to cut down this
allowance. This was the last chance
the council had to say anything, as the
tax levy was going in today, and the
amount ought to be reduced.
President Frankenfield fully concurred
in Major Bonsall's remarks, and thought
it was the duty of the council to reduce
the allowance. They had no power to
reduce the salaries, but they could so
arrange matters that the school board
would be compelled to do so.
Mr. Hamilton rose to defend the
motion to adopt. He said that the
finance committee had very carefully
considered all the funds of the various
departments of the city government and
had investigated the matter of the pub
lic schools along with the rest. It may
be true that high salaries are paid, but
they were not higher than those of other
cities in the state. For instance, the
average yearly salary in San Francisco
was (005; in San Jose, (025; in Oak
land, (1,016; and in Los Angeles, (828.
Even if the council had the power to
reduce these salaries it would be unwise
for them to do so, as such a course would
drive their best teachers to other cities,
where salaries were higher, It would,
therefore be against the interest of the
tax payers to cut down the allowance of
the board of education.
Mr. Summerland agreed with Major
Bonsall, and compared the salaries paid
to the teachers with those paid to the
police and firemen, and Mr. Winching
Mr. Shafer, however, said that these
school teachers had a large amount of
capital invested, a fact Which had been
lost sight of. He himself had been a
school teacher for twenty years and
knew all about it.
Major Bonsall moved to amend tho
report by reducing the allowance of the
board by (20,000, stating that the board
got a liberal allowance from the state in
Mr. Van Dusen said that the state
appropriation was only $42,000, and if it
was not for that thier board would be
nnable to act at all.
On the roll being called, the amend
ment was lost on a tie vote, Messrs
Hamilton, McLain, Shafer and Van
Dusen voting negatively; the orignal
motion met with a like fate, the four
gentlemennamed voting for and the rest
The matter was again discussed at
some length, and finally it was suggest-,
ed by Maj. Bonsall that a conference
committe be appointed with the school,
board to report at the next meeting
whereupon Mr. Van Dusen called for the
opinion of the city attorney as to the le
gality of postponing action on the mat
ter of the levy. That official said that it
would be better to dispose of it today,
whereupon after a breezy discussion, the
matter was disposed of on motion of
Maj. Bonsall by transfering the sum of
(20,000 from the allowance of the school
board to the cash fund.
The report of the finance committee
as amended was then adopted and a
numberof approved in accordence with
the recomendations of that committee.
The water question was then brought
up and the following report of the city
■ attorney was presented and read.
j To the Honorable Council of Los Angeles
Gentlemen: I have investigated the question
as to what Heps can be tauen to compel the Citi
zens' Water company to furnish its consumers
wi'h p.ire water, and what steps should be taken
to protect the water ditch belonging to the city
from being polluted. The city of i.os Angeles
owns all the water of the Los Aiwcies liver,
and in 1885 it bought of G. J. Griffith all thu
water and wa er rights belonging to the I.os
Feliz ranch, and also aright Of way, fifty fact
iii width, through mid ranoti for the purpose of
maintaining the city's ditch, which had b;en
built for years. In 1886 the city leased to th»
Citizens' Water company twenty in"hei of
wtL'.er to be taken out of aiid diverted
t>om the city's ditch. »t a point above the tunnel
on the hick trace This lease was to expire on
July 23d. 1898. but could be severed by either
party by giving one year's notice of the same.
The city did not agree to keep up the ditcn from
the point of supply to the point of diversion,
neither was there anything said in the contract
as to the Water company's keeping it in repair
between these points, but the Water company
agreed that it would pay ten per cent, of the
expense of maintaining an aqueduct necessary
to carry said water, and that in case the main
ditch should be cemented or piped that the
company would pay ten per cent, of the annual
interest on the cost of such work. This ditch
from which this water is taken is used as an
irrigation ditch, or lor the purpose of supply
ing water for irrigation, by the city, und the
city undoubtedly has the right to fence the
same and do all other things necessary to pre
vent the water from being contaminated, being
limited only to its fifty-foot right ol way.
This, In my opinion, should be immediately
done. The water company should be notified
to at once clean and protect their portion of the
ditch and to furnish its consumers with pure
freshwater. 1 his company is operating under
a franchise granted in 1872 to P. Beaudry, and
of which it is the assignee, granting the privi
lege of laying down pipes in the city of I.os
Angeles for the purpose of furnishing water to
the inhabitants in the hilly section. And,
while I am of the opinion that the lease between
the city, end this company gives them the right
to take twenty inches of water from the city's
ditch (provided that much is therein) and that
it can take such water in the condition in
which it comes to it at that point, and that the
city is not bound to keep its portion
of the ditch in such condition as to
furnish the water to the company at
that point suitable for drinking purposes, yet
the water company is not relieved of its duty
to furnish its consumers with pure water
When the city of Los Angeles granted a fran
chise to this company (or Keaudry) to lay down
pi pcs for the purpose of furnishing water it was
implied that it should furnish pure water, suit
able for domestic purposes, and if it cannot ob
tain such ft supply of water from the city's
ditch it should obtain it elsewhere, or its fran
chise should be forfeited. As a temporary meas
ure, I think the city and the water company
should at once clean out their ditches; that the
health officer should at once proceed against
parties who arc maintaining a nuisance along
the line of the ditch, and that a patrol should be
put along the line of the ditch and that any
person found polluting or contaminating the
waters therein or allowing the same to be done
should be prosecuted under Section 374 of the
Penal Code, which makes the same a misde
meanor.The water companies of the city have not
only failed to provide pure water for their con
sumei'B.but have failed to furnish fire hydrants,
as they are bound to do by their contract, and
have defiantly overcharged their consumers in
rates in excess of those fixed by the city coun
cil. I know of no way to protect the inhab
itants of this city against such acts, except to
proceed against these companies and forfeit
their franchises, as all other means and argu
ments that have been used to induce them to
comply with the law have failed. This, of
course, will be a long and hotly contested pro
ceeding, and the sooner it is instituted the bet
ter. In my opinion the only solution of the
water question in this city, Is for the city to
own and operate its own works, and whether or
not it is now advisable to do bo, should be now
determined, and thta in the meantime proceed
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 26, 1890
ings should be instituted to forfeit the fran
chises of these water companies and annul the
contracts by virtue of which they are using the
city's water, su that if it should be determined
the city should own and operate its own works,
that the city will be in a position lo do it with
out hindrance or opposition.
Mr. M. L. Wicks, who was in the
lobby, was .called upon to address the
council, and stated that although he
recognized the necessity of cleaning the
ditch, he could not do so without the
permission of the property owners, and
even then the water would not be any
good. The water belonged to the city
for the use of its citizens, and the city
should take proper steps to keep ft
clean, and compel Griffith and all
others to abate the nuisances they
created along its banks. The water
never would be first class in this warm
climate unless it was piped. His com
pany would join heartily in the matter
of prosecuting those who had defiled it.
Mr. Van Dusen moved that the matter
be referred to the zanjero with power to
act by cleaningout the ditch,and employ
a patrol to keep trespassers away, and
construct flumes when necessary.
Messrs. Burdette and C. M. Wella
were heard upon the question and
reiterated the statements they made be
fore the board of health.
Major Bonsall offered the following
resolutions, all of which were adopted:
A*< lolvt '',—That the city attorney be instructed
to give the citizens water company notice of
termination of franchise and lease.
Reiolw <i, — That the city attorney be instructed
to take necessary legal steps to forfeit the fran
chise of the Citizens water company to the city
of Los Angeles on account of non-compliance
wit h and violation of the ordinance establishing
Resolved,— That the committee on lire and wa
ter together with the city engineer be instructed
to pres.'lit genera] plans and estimates for water
works tor the hill district, to be owned andoper
ted by the city.
Rtmlr, ( f.—That the health officer be instructed
to institute proceedings against all persons
maintaining a nuisance along the line of the
ditch of the Citizens water company.
The water question having been dis
posed of, Mr. Winching stated that he
had just learned from the city attorney
that the action of the council in trans
ferring (20,000 from one fund to another
was illegal, and he, therefore, moved to
reconsider the vote. His motion was
lost, but that of Mr. Hamilton to recon
sider the vote by which the report of the
finance committee had been amended
prevailed. Mr. Shafer then moved to
adopt the original report. The matter
was all gone over again in full, and was
argued pro and con for nearly an hour;
finally resulting in five votes for and
three against the motion. Mr. Franken
field appealed from the decision of the
chair in ruling the motion as carried,
claiming that six votes were necessary.
After wasting several minutes in talking
the matter over informally. President
Frankenfield withdrew his appeal with
the consent of the council, and took the
Mr. Hamilton then moved to amend
the report so that the school board allow
ance should be (50,773, and that the
bridge fund should receive (20,000, which
motion prevailed and the amended
report was adopted. This caused a
slight alteration In the tax levy, chang
ing the school fund from 15 to 10.70; ami
adding the bridge fund of (20,000 at 4.24,
which on motion of Maj. Bonsall was
On motion of Mr. Van Dusen, the
clerk was instructed to advertise for
proposals to construct a steel wire cable
bridge across the Arroyo Seco at Pasa
dena avenue, according to plans and
specifications of the city engineer.
On motion of Mr. Summerland, a cul
vert was ordered placed under the levee
at the foot of Bloom street in accordance
with the recommendation of the city
engineer, and a similar one at Kuhrts
On motion of Mr. Van Dusen, the city
engineer was instructed to report the
necessary data in the matter oi there
pairing of the levee on the east side of
A number of proposals for sewer work
were opened and read and referred to
the sewer committee, and at 5 :5 J o'clock
the council adjourned.
HOW TO KEEP COOL.
A Big Ice Company Organized in This
City With Large Capital.
The Citizens Ice company filed articles
of incorporation yesterday. The capital
stock of the company is (100,000. "The
directors are J. J. Schallert, T. S. C.
Lowe. (ieo. R. Shatto, T. W. Brotherton
and W. L. Packard. J. J. Schallert is
president; T. W. Brotherton, vice-presi
dent; J. H. Burks, secretary and treas
urer. The company has already con
tracted with the Blymyer ice machine
company, of Cincinnati, for one of their
DeCoppet machines, which will have a
greater ice producing capacity than any
machine heretofore erected on this coast .
The DeCoppet is what is known as an
absorption machine and does not require
the ponderous and complicated machin
ery which makes the operation of com
pression machines expensive. It is
claimed for the absorption machines that
they make ice more cheaply than any
other, and that they are the only ma
chines that can manufacture absolutely
pure ice at a reasonable cost. In order
to economize in cost of production all
compression machines that use distilled
water at all, condense the exhaust steam
from their engines, which is always more
or less saturated with oil, and often to
such an extent as to render the ice made
from it unfit for family use. The De-
Coppet machine condenses pure, live
steam and the ice is chemically pure.
Where it can be obtained, druggists use
the water from melted ice in preference
to the distilled water of commerce. It is
expected that the new plant will be in
operation by January first.
Thomas B. Burnett, of the Los
Angeies, Pasadena and Glendale road,
has returned from San Francisco. He
did not meet Mr. Hobart as expected,
but about the end of this week or the
beginning of next nearly all the direct
ors of the road will be here.
W. Wincup, of the same road, spent
Sunday in San Diego, having gone down
to take a view of the lay of the land
J. A. Muir, of the Southern Pacific
failed to reach home yesterday, as re
ported. He is thought now to be de
tained at the headquarters of the com
pany for a week longer.
The San Francisco Bulletin reports
some dissatisfaction on the part of some
of the employees of the Southern Pacific
company. The men demand an in
crease of wages, and a committee waited
on Mr. Towne and Mr. Fillmore last
Saturday, to lay their case before the
company. This road has had very little
trouble with its men in all the twenty
years of its existence. If the men's
demands are reasonable, no doubt they
will have a patient hearing.
The following new citizens yesterday
received their final papers: Hiram Beal,
a native of England; Nicholas Jardine,
of Italy; Wm. Benz, Henry Wollenweber
and Fred Fixon, of Germany.
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Main Street Savings Bank and Trust Co.
NO. 420 SOUTH MAIN STREET, LOS ANGELES, CAL,.
Incorporated Oct. 28th, 1889.
CAPITAL STOCK, $200,000
J. B. LANKERSHIM, Prest. F. W. DeVAN, Cashier. CHAS. FORMAN, Vice-Prest.
November Ist, 1889 900,474.17 I July Ist, 1890 5383.965.3&
January Ist, 1890 SI 15.657.64 | July 19th, 1890 8286,545.01
Since the establishment or the Main Street Savings Bank and Trust Company, it has filled the
most sanguine expectations of its friends. Commencing October 28, 1889," there has been
deposited In this bank an average of over $1,000 per day, and the deposits are steadily increasing.
We have passed the experimental stage, and the Main Street Savings Bank and Trust Company is
considered already one of the solid institutions of the city.
- The Design for this Institution is to A (ford a Snfe Depository
For the earnings of all persons who arc desirous of placing their money where it will be free from
accident, and at the same time be paining for them a fair rate of interest.
Deposits will be received in sums of from one dollar to five thousand dollars. Term deposits
in sums of fifty dollars and over.
We declare a dividend early in January and July of each year. Its amount depends on our
earnings. Five per cent, on term and from three to four on ordinary.
THE NATIONAL BANK OF CALIFORNIA,
Corner of Spring and Second Sts. Los Angeles, Cal.
CAPITAL, * * $250,000.
Is fully equipped for every kind of LEGITIMATE BANKING, and solicits the accounts 0
those needing a banker.
OFFICERS: BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
J. M. C. Marble President Owen H. Churchill. Thos. R. Bard.
Owen H. Churchill Vice-President" Gen M. H. Sherman. Dr. W. L. Graves.
W a Hni?hes rtariitnr Capt. George E. Lemom. E. P. C. Klokko.
„ • •'■ " ?,: ••; •I-" 1 „ S^ , McParland. Fred Eaton.
Perry Wildman.... Assistant Cashier Perry Wildman. W. G Hughes
m3O-tf J. M. C. Marble.
AND MERCHANTS BANK OF
I.OS ANGELES, CAL.
Capital (paid up) $500,000
Surplus aud Profits 750,000
Isaias W. Hellman President
Herman W. Hellman Vice-President
John Milner Cashier
H. J. Fleishman Assistant Cashier
L. L, Bradbury, Emeline Childs, J. B. Lanker
shim, C. K. Thorn, C. Dueommun, H. W. Hell
man, L. C. Goodwin, A. Glassell, I. W. Hell
Estate O. W. Childs, J. B. LRnkershim, Chas.
Dueommun, Domingo Amcstoy, Sarah J. Lee,
Emeline Childs, Sarah J. Loop, L. L. liradburv,
T. L. Ducjue, Jacob Kuhrts. Louis Polaski, F.
Leeouvreur, Estate D. Solomon, Prestley C.
Baker, L. C. Goodwin, Philippe Gamier, A.
Haas, Cameron E. Thorn, Oliver H. Bliss, Chris.
Henne, Andrew Glassell, Herman W. Hellman,
Isaias W. Hellman. • jul
Cor. Broadway and Second Sts., Los Angeles.
Subscribed Capital $500,000
laid up Capital $300,000
Surplus $ 20,000
Hervey Lindley, J. C. Kays, E. W. Jones,
G. W. Huges, Sam. Lewis.
H. C. Witmer President
J. Frankenfield Vice-President
T. J. Weldon, Cashier.
J. M. Witmer, Assistant Cashier.
General Banking and Exchange Business
L° S ANGKLES COUNTY BANK,
Temple Block, Los Angeles, Cal.
Capital Stock Paid Up, $100,000.
Reserve Fund, $100,000.
JOHN E. PLATER President
R. S. BAKER Vice-President
GEO. H. STEWART. . . Cashier
H. L. Macneil, Jotham Bixby,
John E. Plater, Robert S. Baker,
Lewellyu Bixby, Geo. W. Prescott,
Geo. H. Stewart.
Buy and Sell Exchange on San Francißco,
New York, London, Paris, Berliu and Fruuk
Buy Exchange on all parts of the United States
Receive Money on open account and certifi
cate of deposit, and do a general banking and
exchange business. jul
rjMIE UNIVERSITY BANK OF LOS ANGELES,
No. 119 New High street.
Capital stock paid up $100,000
R. M. WIDNEY President
GEO. L. ARNOLD Cashiei
R. M. Widnev, C. A. Warner,
I). O. Miltimore, C. M. Wells,
S. W. Little, • L. J. P. Morrill,
L. H. Titus.
Eight per cent, bonds secured by first mort
gage on real estate, with interest payable semi
annually, are offered to investors 250 and
JfMRST NATIONAL BANK OF LOS ANGELES.
CAPITAL STOCK $200,000
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY.
E. F. SPENCE President
J. I). BICKNELL Vice-President
G. B. SHAFFER Assistant Cashier
Directors—E. F. Spence, J. D. Bicknell, S. H.
Mott, Wm. Lacy, J. F. Crank, H. Mabury, J. M.
ANGELES SAVINGS BANK,
130 North Main street.
L. C. GOODWIN President
W. M. CASWELL Secretary
I. W. Hellman, John E. Plater
Robert S. Baker, J. B. Lankershim,
L. C. Goodwin.
Term deposits will be received in sums ot
$100 und over. Ordinary deposits in sums of
$10 and over.
Money to loan on first-class real estate.
Los Angeles, July 1, 1889. jul-tf
gOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NATIONAL BANK
L. N. BREED Presiden
WM. F. BOSBYSHELL Vice-Presideu
C. N. FLINT Cashie
Paid-in Capital $200,000
Authorized Capital 500,000
Directors—L. N. Breed, H. T. Newell, H. A
Barclay, Charles E. Day, A. W. Richards, E. C.
Bosbyshell, M. Hagan, Prank Ruder, D. Remick,
Thos. Goss, William F. Bosbyshell. jultf
THE CITY BANK,
37 South Spring street.
Capital Stock $300,000
A. D. CHILDRESS President
JOHN S. PARK Cashier
W. T. Childress, Poindexter Dunn.
J. J. Schallert, E. E. Crandall,
John S. Park, R. G. L 'nt,
A. D. Childress.
General ban king. Fi re and burglar proof safe
deposit boxes rented at from $3 to $20 per an
num. m 4 12m
lOSI OS ANGELES NATIONAL BANK,
4 Cor. First and Spring streets.
Capital $500,000 00
Surplus 77,500 00
Total $577,500 00
GEO. H. BONEBRAKE President
JOHN BRYSON, SR Vice-President
F. C. HOWES Cashier
E. W. COE Assistant Cashier
No interest paid on deposits.
Dr. W. G. Cochran, H. H. Markham,
Perry M. Green, John Bryson, Sr.,
Dr. H. Sinsabaugh, F. C. Howes,
George H. Bonehrake. Warren Gillelen.
No interest paid on deposits.
Exchange for sale on all the principal cities
1 of the United States and Europe. m 8
State Loan and Trust Co.
Subscribed Capital 91,000,000.
Capital laid Up $530,000.
BANKING ROOM, N. W. CORNER SPRING
AND SECOND STREETS, RKVSON
GEORGE H. BONEBRAKE, President.
E°F N Sp\ P nI S E N,SK - \ Vice-President*.
SAMUEL B. HUNT, Cashier.
W. G. Cochran. P. M. Green.
W. H. Perry. J. F. Towell.
H. J. Woollacott. L. N. Breed.
0. T. Johnson.
We act as trustees for corporations and estates
Loan money on first-class real estate and
collaterals. Keep choice securities for sale.
Pay interest on savings deposits. Five per
cent, paid ou time deposits. Safe deposit boxes
for rent. Best fire insurance companies
SECURITY SAVINGS BANK AND TRUST
No. 148 S. Main St., Los Angeles, Cal.
F. N. MYERS, S. A. FLEMING,
J. F. SARTORI, Cashier.
Isaias W. Hellman. Mrs. Emeline Childs.
J. A. Graves. S. A. Fleming.
T. L. Duque. James Rawson.
Herman \V. Hellman. A. C. Rogers, M. D.
A. J. Browne. J. F. Sartori.
Maurice S. Hellman. ¥. N. Myers.
Five Fer Cent. Interest laid on
The notice of the public is called to the fact
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