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THE SECOND ACT
Of A Legal Farce Comedy
Justice Theodore Savage In a
Because He Cannot Get Rid of a Lot
The Conflicting Features of the Case-
Orders from Various Courts Which
Seem to iClash—The Situation.
Justice of the Peace Theodore Savage
is suffering from an embarrasnient
of riches. He has $1,500 in
gold coin in a little sack
which he prayed a number of people to
take from him yesterday, but without
success. Several persons wanted the
money, and the justice seemed willing
to give it to anyone of them, but he
was not permitted to, and so lie and his
attorney, C. C. Stephens, trotted about
from one court to another, with the lit
tle sack of gold, vainly trying to find a
judge who could tell them what to do.
The law is occasionally eminently
ridiculous. It is so in this case, the
features of which may be stated as fol
Justice Savage is arrested in one court
for embezzling $1500 deposited with him
as bail by Mr. Alva Udell, which the
complaint says should be turned over to
the clerk of another court. Justice
Savage has the coin intact, so he cannot
have embezzled it. He has not turned
it over to the clerk of the other court,
because an order was issued from still
anothercourt restraining him from sodo
ing. All the time an order from a San
Francisco court has been in force gar
nisheeing the money in favor of certain
creditors of Mr. Udell. Weanwhile, ■
Mr. Udell has been arraigned in the
superior court, and held to answer a
criminal charge, but though he
has the $1500 cash bail in
Justice Savage's court, he cannot get
that money into the superior court, be
cause the superior court will not author
ize Justice Savage to turn it over, and
so Mr. Udell has to go to jail. If the
whole matter were set to some catchy
music, and all the judges, lawyers, and
parties interested placed on the stage
of the opera house, the result would be
a comic opera of unparalleled absurd
Mr. Stephens at last gave up the con
test and had his client, Justice Savage,
deposit the money in bank, anil this
morning the second act in the legal
farce will take place when the curtain
is rung up in Justice Austin's court on
Savage's examination on a charge of em
bezzling the money which he has in the
sack deposited in the bank.
Yesterday afternoon an attempt was
made to unwind the tangle before Judge
Van Dyke, who had issued the order
restraining Justice Savage from paying
the money over to the* clerk of the supe
rior court. There were lawyers enough
present to settle anything. Justice Sav
age was represented by Mr. C. C. Steph
ens ; Mr. Udell by J. Marion Brooks;
Mrs. Udell,who wants to be divorced, but
who has a possible interest in the $1,500,
by Mr. Horace Appel, and the San Fran
cisco garnishors oy Mr. Wilson. There
was a talk of two hours resulting, which
naturally resulted in nothing but talk.
There were rumors afloat yesterday of
certain sensational features which might
be .connected in some way with the case,
though nothingdelinite could be learned.
The Business Transacted at Their
The board of supervisors met jester
day, pursuant to adjournment, Chair
man Perry and a full board present.
On motion of Mr. Rowan the matter
of the court house bonds was set for
consideration on Thursday next, and the
matter of ventilating the new building
also went over to the same day.
The much mooted question of the vot
ing precincts of Pasadena again came up
for discussion, and on motion of Mr.
Martin the clerk was instructed to cor
respond with the city clerk of that place,
and inform him that according to tbe
report of the census marshal, that city
was only entitled to live precincts.
In the matter of the proposed county
road at Garvanza a aeed and certificate
of title for the right of way was received
and referred to the district attorney
with the request that he report thereon
On motion of Mr. Davies, the follow
ing resolution was unanimously adopted:
"It appears from the certificates of
the board of trustees of the Compton
city school district that an election was
hetd by the electors of said school dis
trict, whereby the board was duly au
thorized to issue bonds of said district in
the sum of $1,500 for the purpose of
building a school house. It was by res
olution decided that three bonds of
the Compton city school district be is
sued : No. 1, due' Jan. 31,1892, for $500;
No. 2, due Jan. 31, 1893, for $500; and
No. 3, due Jan. 31, 1894, for $500: bear
interest at 8 per cent, per annum." »
On motion of Mr. Davis, the clerk was
directed to advertise for bids for the
purchase of said bonds.
The necessary deeds for the new Flor
ence and Compton road having been re
ceived and filed, the land therein de
scribed was declared a public highway.
The board then adjourned until today.
Opens an Office for the Transaction of
Land Office Business.
H. W. Patton, who made a close run
for the nomination of surveyor general,
before the San Jose convention, has
opened an office at room I old Wilson
block for the transaction of United
States land office, state land office and
general business. He will also handle
mines and oil territory.
Mr. Patton leaves this morning for
Ventura county, where he lias oil in
terests. He will return Thursday or
IN THE CHAMBER.
A Few Notes About What is Doing
to Develop the Section.
The chamber of commerce today
sent to the state board of trade three
cases of fruit and printed matter.
Secretary Hanchette has gone to Santa
Barbara to arrange with the board of
trade for the Chicago exhibit. **
The following contributions were
fi \. LaDow, LaDow district, free
stone peaches and figs; a fine display of
art work. School of Art and Design;
\1 Welch, city, pears, apples and
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING}, SEPTEMBER 3, 1890.
quinces; J. S. Poultney, city, whale
bone taken forty-seven feet underground
and twenty feet above sea level; Cyrus
Brown, Downey, apples, pears quinces
and figs; Prof." Anthony, specimens of
mineral ore; S. McKinlay, Los Angeles,
Cal., Kelsey Janan plums; Frank Coff
man, Rivera, King Phillip corn; Mrs.
C. H. Strong, Whittier, new crop pam
General Manager Major Ben C. Tru
man went east yesterday, to make pre
parations to open the permanent ex
hibit at Chicago.
They are Coming our Way if We Will
From Milford to Pioche, Nevada, is
145 miles. The Union Pacific has
graded 120 miles of this distance, and
there are rails at Milford to iron 23
miles of this road, but the track cannot
be laid, because no ties can be obtained.
If the ties could be had. the whole dis
tance would be operated at once.
This would bring the new road
145 miles towards Los Angeles,
its intended terminal point on the Paci
fic, that is if we will let the road get
into this city. San Diego would pro
bably give $1 ,000,000 for such a road,
and grant it all the facilities it would
care to ask for.
The Chicago Herald of the 27tli, ulti
mo has this to say about the efforts of
roads to reach Los Angeles, in reference
to the Pacific Short Line.
Behind everything else and resting on
the success of the Milwaukee & St.
Paul's attempt to secure control of the
road, is another powerful transconti
nental alliance. The Oregon Short Line
and Utah Northern railway —the Union
Pacific's western auxiliary line—is
building from Ogden southwest to Los
Angeles, and proposes also to reach San
Francisco and break the monopoly
which the Southern Pacific now has at
that city on all existing rail lines lead
ing north, south or east from the
golden gate. This has roused
the anger of the Southern Pacific Com
pany, which stands ready to throw off
its Union Pacific connection for any able
bodied competitor. Should the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul secure the Pacific
Short Line the present plan, which has
passed through all the preliminary
stages, is Jo forma closer alliance be
tween the Milwaukee & St. Paul and the
Southern Pacific, shutting out all the
latter's connections at Ogden. This
would also take in the Pacific North
west, as the Southern Pacific now has a
line from San Francisco to Portland and
is building to Puget sound.
It has been thought that the Missouri
Pacific was behind the new combination
between the Colorado Midland and the
Rio Grande Western. A well informed
railway man of this city says it is the
Rock Island road that controls the sit
uation there. The following from the
Salt Lake Tribune seems to confirm that
view—but after all, the Missouri Pacific
and the Rock Island are the same :
W. J. Lawrence, the newly appointed
superintendent of the Colorado Midland,
who takes his position next Monday,
leaves the Rock Island with a fine rec
ord. He went to Colorado Springs when
the road was built to that point, as su
perintendent of the western division,and
has gained a high standing among the
officials of the road. The Midland is a
road that requires a good railroad man,
as it is all in the mountains and requires
constant attention. Mr. Lawrence is sup
posed to be the best man that could have
been selected for the position.
The Locomotive Fireman's Magazine
estimates that the membership of the
various railway orders are as follows:
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers,
20,000; Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire
men, 18,000; Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen, 10,000; Switchmen's Mutual
Aid Association, 0,000; Brotherhood of
Railway Conductors, 2,000. Of these all
but the first named are members of the
Federation, thus giving that body a
membership of 42,000. The order of
railway conductors, before the Roches
ter convention, estimated their member
ship at 20,000.
[ THE CELEBRATED
El. H. GATO,
Factory No. 38, Key West,
See that NO. 38 Is stamped on the
bottom of every box.
ESBERti, BACH MAN & CO.,
Agents for the Pacific Coast,
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
F. HAN I MAN,
Telephone 188. P. 0. Box 537.
LOS ANGELES FISHING COMPANY,
Wholesale and retail dealers in
FISH, GAME AND POULTRY
All kinds of OYSTERS always on hand.
Stalls 8, 11,13, 16, 18 and 20, Mott Market, Los
Angeles, Cal. mlB-5m
New law just passed gives all widows and dis
abled soldiers and sailors a pension; no evi
dence to furnish; no discharge papers required;
advice free; no advance expense or fee. Auth
orized registered U. S. pension attorney. (20
years' experience). SIIEPARD & NORRIS. 319
Pine St., San Francisco, Cal. au29-2wks
Baker Iron Works
950 to 966 BTJENA VISTA ST,
LOS ANQELE3, CAL..,
Adjoining the Southern Pacific Grounds. Tele
phone 124. m 22
MOST PERFECT MADE.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE.
An analysis of Db. Price's Cream Baking Powder made by me shows
that it is composed of the best materials, free from Ammonia, Lime,
Alum and all deleterious ingredients. Many Baking Powders
contain Ammonia and Alum, which should never be ad
mitted into our daily bread. Biscuits made with Dr.
Price's are readily digested and wholesome.
E. W. HILLGARD.
Professor of Chemistry,
Jan :tlst, '85.
HAZARD'S PAVILION, Los Angeles
Monday and Tuesday Evenings, September Bth and 9th, '90.
The POMONA MILITARY BAND will be in attendance.
FLAG AND MILITARY DRILLS !
SIGNAL CODE N. G. C.!
PATRIOTIC SONGS, ETC.!
OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME.
FIRST EVENING SECOND EVENING.
Martial Music. Martial Music.
"Columbia's ChiekemT-Thirteen little girls Piall ;> £'4 Cartinet Duct-by little Ethel Stew
in costume, representing the original Colonies, art and Moise Lassen, oi han franciscp
with drill anil song, to the tune of "Yankee Presentation of the Signal Code of the Na
rwvUo " tional duard oi (. alitonua—Bv the Signal
" uuuu " Corpsof the First Brigade, N. G. C, undercom-
Martial Music. n,a "' l of Ma j*»\ M - T - ™' 0 "?- . Tlle , " orse tl ; ! , c "
graph code will be used with signal Hags as the
Grand States Representation—By forty-four instruments,
young ladies, clad in Grecian costumes, bear- 1 hut the pnhlic may appreciate this, the mes
ing banners and shields, and wearing crowns. ?>W S - » s signalled from stall,in to station, will
This company of young ladies will present a be read aloud when each is completed. Look
number of military evolutions, a flag drill, out tor somu strtktng political information,
moving tableaux, and will present the proml- Martial Music,
bent characteristics of their soveral States in Song
short recitations, keeping up a continual ka- Prninennrlp Mmrnh and via* Drill—Hv forfv
leidqscopic movement aggie same time. four ylmng la.iies Drill-By forty-
JDaT" In honor of Admission Day, Mrs. Eliza |s>*rfnetn «ton» "The Had white nn>f nino"
A. Otis has written a thrilling poem descriptive ' ™w fiJ with gr. id chorus bT
Of California—past, present and future, which *- nd tM tmai 5
will be recited by the young lady representing hl * tJ v ° l ? e * " , Ule multar > Dand
our "Golden State." ' Martial Music.
The Goddess of Liberty will be represented In Tableau — "California in '40"—Represented
fuil costume. hy members of the Society of California Pio
neers, who will give accurate representations of
The grand old song, "The Star Spangled Ban- gold mining and realistic scenes from camp
ner." will be rendered by Mrs. W. K. Beeson, life.
who will be assisted in the chorus by sixty Fancy Military Drill—By a corps of twentv
voices and the military band. one uniformed young ladies, with inspection of
the corps by Col. C. C. Allen.
Martial Music. Song-
Recitation and personation—"The Old Vet- Martial Music,
eran," Tableau, "Southern California, with her Cities
,„ _ , , and Towns"—By elegantly costumed young la-
MartialMusic—Grand National Medley. dies. The young lady representing Southern
California will recite a descriptive poem, writ
, , , . . . , , ... ten for the occasion, and the cities and towns
The ladies of some of the local churches will w in be costumed, so far as possible, to represent
serve Ice Cream and Cake in the ante-rooms of the characteristic production or location of the
the Pavilion, both evenings from six until several communities.
eleven n'elnek fW~ (It is preferred that each community
eicveu o cioca., ln g out i iern California should send in their own
. representative costumed to suit local ideas.
tftWf- tfaamaaaa has been snnren to make Those who will do this, and who have not al
* w Wo expense has been spared to make communicated with the Secretary of the
this a celebration worthy of the day. Should Executive Committee, will please do so at once.)
there he a surplus of receipts over expenses, Marshal Music.
the balance will be used for local missionary Auction Sale of Souvenirs, by Ben 0. Rhoades,
purposes. the well known auctioneer.
Adrqisaiori, 25 Cents.
Reserved Scats 125 Centa AxlUltiorml.
Seats now on sale at Bartlett's Music Store, Phillips Block, 121) North Sprfng St.
CIIAS. H. SMITH,
Chairman Executive Committee, 137 South Broadway.
F. L. MoBBILL, Secretary, t>:>3 Montreal Street. au3l-7t
AT THEIR VALUE.
HEADQUARTERS FOR CHOICE
Teas, Coffees, Table Delieaeies
FANCY BRANDS OF BUTTER.
SEYMOUR 31 JOHNSON GO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
| GROCERS, I
Now at Nos. 216 and 218 South Spring St., near Second.
622 W. 6th st. near Hope.
CONTRACTOR GRANITE, ASPHALT
Bituminous Lime-Rock Paving.
Sidewalks, Driveways, Cellar Floors laid at Reasonable
Prices. Granite Curbing. Asphaltum Roofs made
and repaired. Granite for all kinds of
building purposes for sale. aus-im
Company of Los Angeles.
CAPITAL, - $50,000.
L. BLANKENHORN. Pres. H. BROWN, Secy.
A. F, MACKEY, Vice-Pres. S. MUTTON, Supt.
S Contractors for Asphalt paving on streets, sidewalks,
warehouse floors, cellars, wineries, etc. We use the same
class of material and manner of laying as in universal use
in the East, and the only ones permanently successful.
Over 300 miles of this paving are now laid in the principal
cities of the United States. It is supplanting stone, wood,
and other pavements. Recommended by sanitary and
civil engineers of cities, because :
I.—lt is cheaper to maintain.
2—lt saves wear and tear of vehicles and lessens cost
of drayage in increased loads hauled.
3. —It is clean, free from dust, mud and unhealthful ac
cumulations common to every other pavement and dang
erous to health.
4. —It is comparatively noiseless; in this respect
a boon appreciated by business men, invalids, dwellers in
hotels and homes.
Office, 505 N. Main Street, I<ooma SO and 21 Vickery Building.
MMi » MUSIC IPSE
Has Removed to
129 N. SPRING ST.
NEXT DOOR TO PEOPLES' STORE
JAMES MEANS'S3 &$4 SHOES
Such has been tho recent prog-ess in our branch of Industry that we are Bow able to affirm that 1
the James Means' $4 Shoe is In every respect equal to the shoes which only a few years ago were ra
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Ours are the original »v and t l Shoes, and those who Imitate our system of business are unable tat
compete with us til quality of factory products. In our lines wears the largest manufacturers In t&s
United States. ~
Shoea lrosa onr celebrated factory are sold by wide-awake retailers)la all parts'
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Invest one cent in a postal card and write to us.
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EUL.It LINES Off XUB ABOYB OBOES FOB? SALE Bx
N. BENJAMIN, PROPRIETOR OF THE BOSTON SHOE STORE.
Corner Main and.Becond Streets, Sole Agent for Los Angeles. mrB-sa4we-9m
Keep your eye on this Spot.
HALL & PACKARD
Are preparing their new lsit for
HALL Sc PACKARD,
au3l-6m 441 and 443 S. Spring street.
McDonald & Fisher
Fine S™k of BOOTS ™ SHOES
Must be closed out at once. Commencing
AUGUST 16, 1890.
The finest Stock in the city. Bottom Prices.
GIBSON & TYLER, 142-144 N Spring St.
1 GANAHL LUMBER COMPANY]
Main Office and Yard, First and Alameda Sts.
Carry the most complete stock of seasoned REDWOOD, PINE, LATHS, SHINGLES,
etc,, etc We have also opened our
With an assorted stock of seasoned
Oak, Ash, Cherry, Maple, Poplar, Elm, Walnut, Cabinet Woods,
Mahogany, Spruce, Hickory, Etc., Etc. jel6-3m
LOS ANGELES TITLE INSURANCE GO.
Title Insurance Building, corner Temple and New High streats. Offices in B.isemeut former
ly occupied by Safe Deposit.
CAPITAL STOCK, $100,000.
M, S. HELLMAN, President. E. W. SARGENT, Secy, and Atty.
E. L. LOOMIS. Vice-President. W. J. WILLIAMS, Assistant Secy.
L. W. PATTY, Treasurer.
M. L. Wicks, E. A. Miller, L. R. Patty. T. J. Carran, Wm. R. Staats, C. W. Pendleton. Robert
M. Garvin, E. L. Looinis, M. S. Hellman, W. J. Williams, E. W. Sargent.
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