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SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
Jobbph D. Lynch. Jams J. ayers.
AYEttS & LYNCH, - - PUBLISHERS.
[Entered at the postoffiee -at Los Angeles as
DELIVERED BY CARRIERS
At 80c Per Week, or 80c Per Month-
TBRMS BY MAIL, INCLCDINO POST AG X:
Daily Herald, one year *?'22
Daily Hkrald, six months 4..J0
Daily Herald, three months
Weekly Herald, one year *-OJ)
Weekly Herald, six months i.oo
Weekly Herald, three months oo
Illustrated Herald, per copy 15
Office of Publication, 223-225 West Second
street. Telephone 156.
Notice to Mall Subscribers.
The papers of all delinquent mail subscribers
to the Los Angeles Daily Herald will be
promptly discontinued hereafter. No papers
will be sent to subscribers by mail unless the
same have been paid for in advance. This rule
Is Inflexible. AVERS & LYNCH.
The "Bally Herald"
May be found in San Francisco at the Palace
hotel news-stand; in Chicago at the Postoffiee
news-stand, 103 East Adams street; in Denver
at Smith & Sons' news-stand, Fifteenth and
I SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1890.
OUR NEW YEAR'S NUMBER.
We shall issue a New Year's number
of the Herald of special attractions, and
shall print a large extra edition of it.
That it will be distributed broadcast
through the country the history of
previous publications proves. Advertis
ers would do well to bear this fact in
mind, and should seek to be repre
sented in its columns.
WHERE A GREAT WORK IS GOING ON.
If any one desires to have anything
like an adequate idea of the immediate
surroundings of Los Angeles, he ought to
take a drive, say. to Tropica This will
show him the rich Verdugo country and
give him a glimpse of the splendid pos
sibilities of agriculture and horticulture
that exist in that region, and he will
obtain, besides, a prospect of the San
Fernando valley, which has been a
source of wealth in the past, and which
will be much more so in the future.
Crossing the Los Angeles river, he passes
such "boom" districts as Ivanhoe, but
he finally comes on a region on the
heights back of the city from which he
surveys a panorama of unmatched splen
dor, embracing the city of Los Angeles,
the great expanse of the Los An
geles valley and the Pacific ocean. On
, : these noble heights charming improve
| ments have already been made. Young
[orange groves have been set out that
jshow gieat progress. Some day or
iottier. this will be the most picturesque
(region of L)s Angeles.
But, dismissing scenic attractions, one
can drive to the northwest from this
point until Pico street is struck, and
this leads one straight out to the Ca
huenga valley, a region which cannot he
surpassed in the world for the prodi
gality of its returns to the farmer or the
urchardiet. As you approach Colegrove,
the place of ex-United >tates Senator
Cornelius Cole, you pass the place of
Mr. Cower, who has met great success
in raising the genuine strawberry
guava. The ease with which this deli
cate plant has been raised shows that
this belt is absolutely frostless. A
Kloridian who examined this plant ex
pressed his surprise that it could be
raised in this climate.
The exposure of the Cahuenga valley
to the south and east protects it abso
* lately from any of the hurtful winds of
this section. The soil is a miracle of
richness. Water is abundant on every
hand, and it can be struck at trifling
depths. This is where the wonders have
been accomplished in truck-gardening.
Hugging the foothills, you see immense
stretches of peas and tomatoes. There
are farmers in the Cahuenga valley that
have cleared as much as $3000 off of an
acre of early tomatoes. This, of course,
seems extravagant. The Herald makes
no statement that it cannot substantiate.
Every acre which you there see in peas
will yield its owner $300 net, at least.
Winding up to the middle of the foot
hills one comes upon one prosperous
home after another. In addi
tion to the profit accruing from
the cultivation of the soil the
view of valley and ocean is
something indescribably fine. We stood
in Mr. Yaeger's banana grove, and
heard a Boston gentleman say that he
had been over the entire world, and had
seen nothing like the valley and its
Just here is where the mid-winter
vegetables for the sixty-five millions of
the American people must be raised. It is
from this splendid exposure, sure of a
gentle heat on every day of the year,
and protected from exposure to any
harsh wind, that they must he raised.
Standing on one of the Cahuenga
slopes, the expanse of valley is some
thing to marvel at. It is the richest
niece of soil of equal extent on the
globe. There is nothing it. will not
grow. It is comparatively unused, and
comprises a number of ranchos of great
attractions to investors. •
These ranchos should all be subdi
vided, and a great and industrious popu
lation should lie gathered on lands
which are now only used for cattle
ranges. It is pleasant to know that a
break will be made in this direction in
a few weeks by the subdivision and sale
of the four thousand acres of the Rancho
Rodeo de las Aquas. This is only six
miles from the city line of Los Angeles,
and is a property which, properly de
veloped,will add amazingly to the asses
sable valuation of Los Angeleß county
and to the prosperity of the city. An
active and thrifty population will
shortly replace the cows and sheep that
formerly depastured it.
Why should not this good work of sub
division and sale go on ? Why should
not ten thousand toilers, who amass
wealth from the soil by delving in it,
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 28, 1890.
interpose between Los Angeles and the
~va at Santa Monica?
No one can say that there is not room
for these people, nor can any one say
that $300 an acre per annum as the min
imum figure for the raising of early veg
etables is not an inducement to the man
with muscle. We pass the $3000 worth
of tomatoes raised on a single acre as an
extreme figure, although it is a veritable
fact. But surely a man can afford to
pay $160 to $200 an acre for land on
which he can yearly more than reim
burse himself lor his outlay by the pro
ducts of his purchase?
On with the boom founded on produc
tion ! Subdivide the ranchos. The
multitudes who are about to pour into
Los Angeles need a field for their ener
gies. Give them many fields. We
have them here of far more value than
the field of Macpelah, for which Abra
ham paid shekels of silver in the old
days; Develop the matchles Cahuenga
vailey, with its unlimited ability to sup
ply the east with mid-winter green
peas, string beans, tomatoes, artichokes
and other specialties. Give the east
erner a chance to double and treble his
We shall speak of other inviting fields
Hon. John P. Jones went east yester
day to take his place in the senate of
the United States, a body which he has
graced in a conspicuous manner. It will
be noticed that this enlightened states
man, like his co-adjutor, Senator Stew
art, has no use for force bills. He
despises and deprecates such wretched
expedientsto maintain party supremacy.
He does not believe that the intelli
gence, enterprise and manhood of the
south should be placed under the heel
of the negro through the aid of bayo
nets. Ttiat measure, begotton of the
insolence oi a momentary ascendancy of
the Republican party, is doomed.
Little Benny, emerging from the shadow
of his grandfather's hat. may try, but
Jhe will try in vain, to vitalize it. It. is
!as dead as the mummy of Rameses the
111., or as one of the cities of the plains.
[ It has fallen still-born, and it has fallen,
like Lucifer, never to rise again. Mr.
| Jones is a statesman of broad gauge
principles. He has been the verit
ahle Corypheus of the movement which
will ultimately restore silver to its
rightful relation with gold in the cir
culation of the world. He believes that
the United States needs a generous
measure of currency to enable it to go
through the proper ordeal of develop
ment. He believes that this country
should be intellectually and financially
j independent of Great Britain, and that
! it should receive its inspiration from the
| great west, instead of from an east which
' has been enervated through its depen
dence on English ideas in government,
! financeandsocial matters. Mr. Jones will
shortly be elected to the senate of the
United States lor the fourth time from
j Nevada. He will go back to the seat
' which he has so highly honored practi
cally without a contest. Ihe Democrats
j may go through the form of nominating
| some one against him, though this is
j doubtful, lie is about to receive the
' compliment once accorded to Sunset Cox,
that of being returned to his exalted
j position practically without opposition.
The old county courthouse was sold
yesterday for $100,500. This property is
174 and 15' i feet in length, the formeron
Court street and the latter on Market,
by sixty-five feet wide. It, was bought
jby Mr. John A. Bullard, a Boston capi
talist, WOO promptly presented his check
' lor twenty per cent, of the amount. It
I was supposed that a local combination
had been formed which would secure
the courthouse. It is said that Mr. Bul
lard has given these gentlemen a ninety
j days option on his bargain, conditioned
i upon an advance of $10,000. The county
' originally paid $30,000 for the property,
j has used it for years, and has certainly
j made by the operation. It is of course a
i question as to whether $100,500 was a
j good price for the courthouse, irrespec-
I tive of the county's luck with its
, purchase. That was certainly not
a boom price. On the other hand,
it shows great vitality in Los
Angeles real estate. A larger price
could probably have been secured dur
ing the boom; but, as times have been,
!itis a fair sale. Mr. Bullard has made
a bargain. He is a Boston millionaire
j who came here a year ago and bought a
I lot of property. He evidently thinks
that this is a good place in which to in
vest money, and his head is as-level as
j a carpenter's plumb. With four fronts
and a high building, this ought to be a
very remunerative investment.
Tn k reports of the clearing houses this
week show a great improvement over
those of some weeks past. The hack of
the panic has undoubtedly been broken.
Panic may be too strong a word to use
in this connection, but we are inclined
to think that it is a very fitting one, and
that it rose even to international magni
tude. Its etfect on business in the
United States was disastrous in the ex
treme. The failure of Baring Bros, and
the serious embarrassment of the Bank
of Knglaml caused several hundred mil
lions of dollars' worth of American secu
rities to be dumped on our Bhores. As
these have been picked up at a cheap
rate by Gould, Vanderbilt, and the rest
of that, ilk, these gentlemen will now in
all likelihood stand aside and allow val
ues to regain their eld level. This will
also result in some of the coin which
was dispatched to New York from Cali
fornia, to get the high rates of interest
prevailing there, to get back to its right
ful office of developing this state.
The Southern Pacific, railway has con
cluded to make a number of substan
tial improvements on its line in the city
of Los Angeles. The wooden bridges
over the Los Angeles river at the en
trance to the city and at the Yuma cross
ing will be replaced immediately by iron
structures. These will be raised two or
three feet, so as to give the river a freer
passage in seasons of floods.
A number of wealthy Englishmen,
who have property interests to the
southward of Santa Monica, are aboutto
construct a railway from Ballonn harhnr
to the city by the sea. The contracts
for«the work have already been let to
Captain Duncan, of Jiedondo Beach. It
is also in contemplation to extend this
road to the soldiers' home. This might
not be a paying venture just now, but it
is bound to become so when the im
provements projected about this institu
tion have been completed.
FLOYD'S LITTLE GUN
CAUSED HAWTHORNE TO SUD
DENLY CHANGE HIS MIND.
So He Did Not Rob Station A of the Post
office—How He Attempted to Make a
About 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon
Captain McKeag, of the East Side police
force, was informed that a desperate at
tempt to rob the postoffiee at Station A,
on the corner of Downey and Griffin
avenues, had been made a few minutes
earlier by a youth named Charles Haw
thorne. McKeag at once telephoned to
police headquarters and the main office,
with the result that Hawthorne was ar
rested on Spring street at 8:15 o'clock
last night by Officer Merry, and was
locked up in the city jail.
Enquiry at Station A elicited the in
formation that at 4:80 o'clock yesterday
afternoon Hawthorne, who was for some
time a mail-carrier in that district,called
at the office, and addressing the clerk in
charge, C. W. Floyd, asked for some
papers belonging to him, which were ly
ing on a desk inside. Floyd, being very
busily engaged at that moment, told
Haw thorne to step into the office and get
them himself. Hawthorne entered the
office and, marching ur> to the desk at
which Floyd was sitting, presented a
pistol to the astonished clerk's head and
commanded him to close his general
delivery window, at the same time
remarking that he was desperate. Floyd
obeyed the command, but at that mo
ment two men came to the window, and
Hawthorne, pocketing his pistol, said:
"I'll drop this where it is, if you will."
Instead of acquiescing, Floyd drew his
pistol and ordered Hawthorne to leave
the office, which he did in short order.
The police were then notified, with the
result as above stated.
Hawthorne, when interviewed at the
police station, denied the whole story,
and gave another version of the affair.
He stated that he was indebted to Floyd
for a small loan, and in addition owed
his father about $60. He called
at the postoffiee to get some papers, and
seeing Floyd at the window, asked him
for them, but was told to come in and
get them for himself. He did so, and
Floyd demanded the money he owed
him. He was unable to pay the debt,
and told Floyd bo, whereupon the irate
clerk drew a pistol and chased him out
of the office.
Haw thorne was discharged from the
government employ about six months
ago, on account of his having attempted
to extort money from an old man
named Pollard, under the guise of a
deputy constable. Since that time he
has been in the employ of the Southern
Pacific railroad company as a fireman,
but recently left the company's service.
Begun on an Extensive Scale by Cap
For years past, and especially around
the holidays, there has been a vast
amount of eastern poultry shipped to
this city. This is about to be done
away with, and the many dollars that
Los Angeles has sent away to the east
ern cities in the past, will remain at
home, and the Los Angeles poultry mar
kets will present much better looking
stock in the future. This will all be due
to the business sagacity of Captain Alex
ander H. Anderson, a wealthy and enter
prising young Englishman who resides
about ten miles from Los An
geles, in the beautiful San
Gabriel valley. Captain Anderson
recently bought an extensive ranch
about "two miles from his home resi
dence, which he has had prepared in an
elaborate manner for the exclusive pur
pose of raising chickens, turkeys, ducks,
geese and eggs for the market. The
ranch has already been exte nß i v ely
stocked, and the work of supplying the
market actively begun. There a re thir
teen of the latest improved inc übatorsubators ;
the largest one, the Monarch, holds six
hundred eggs. The Eureka incubator,
which is also used, has a c l oc k attached,
which turns the eggs every six hours.
In the incubating roo ms , the devices for
carrying of the vitiated air are so per
fect that it is impossible to detect the
least disagreeable odor.
The brooder or house where the chicks
are kept, is Under the supervision of
Edwin Wadey, and is (10 feet wide by
100 feet deep. The necessary temperv
ture here is kept by means of hot water,
which is pumped through pipe laid
along under the domiciles of the little
ones, and which can be regulated to
any temperature. Mr. Handyside, fore
man of the ranch, stated to the Hkrai.d
reporter that they were about to build
two more brooders. He estimated that
90 per cent of the eggs in the in
cubators turned out all right. There
are at present on the ranch
CSO Pekin ducks, from 400 to 500
chickens, and about a like number
of turkeys. At present they are hatch
ing upwarJs of 1300 eggs per month, and
when the new improvements are com
pleted this number will lie correspond
ingly increased. After a further inspec
tion of this colossal enternrise, the
reporter was invited to inspect the
home residence of Captain Anderson.
This was reached after a short ride, in
which there was a little divertisement
in the shape of Win. Lovell. one of the
Rccompanvine party, who was very gra
ciously slipped over his horse's head,
the animal having stepped in a hole.
Captain Anderson's residence is one
of the most beautiful of country
homes and is surrounded by a fine
orange orchard of forty acres. The
stables in the rear contain thirteen
thoroughbred animals. The captain's
dog kennel is also one of the striking
features of the place. Thiß contains
fifty-two dogs, and some of the best
bred dogs in the world are to be seen
here. The St. Rernards and English
mastiffs are indeed fine looking animals,
and the captain has refused many a
tempting offer for some of them.
Heart disease is usually supposed to be incur
able, but when properly treated a large propor
tion ofee«cscan be cured. Thus Mrs. Elmira
Hatch, of Elkhart, Ind., and Mrs. Mary L.
Bake', of Ovid, Mich., were cured after suffer
ing 20 yea's. S, O. Linburger. drucgist at San
Jose, 111., says that Dr. Miles's HeartCure.whlch
cured the former, "worked wonders for bis
wife." Levi Logan, of Buchanan, Mich , who
had heart disease for 30 years, says two bottles
made him "feel like a new man." Dr. Miles's
New Heart Cure is sold and guaranteed by R.
W. Ellis A Co. Book of wonderful testimonials
Dr. Uoodrich and family are at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. McCulloch are at
Lieut, and Mrs. Baker (nee McCook)
are at the Melrose.
Manager Louis of the San Diego opera
house is in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B.Johnson, of Topeka,
Kansas, are at the Nadeau.
Mr. and Mrs. JT. R. Bowler, of San
Francisco, are at the Nadeau.
< ieneral McCook and family are located
at the Hotel Melrose for the winter.
Dr. D. A. Cashman is yet dangerously
ill, at his home on West Eleventh street.
Mrs. E. C. Freeman, formerly in busi
ness on Broadway, has gone to San Fran
cisco to live.
William Burnett and family, late of
this city and lxmg Beach, have taken Dp
their residence at Oakland.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Schiesinger, of San
Francisco, are in the city visiting their
son, H. Schiesinger, corner Temple and
Mr. and Mrs. 11. 11. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Buchanan and Mr. and Mrs.
W. L. Summers, of Minneapolis, are at
The engagement has been announced
of Miss Butler, step-daughter of Mr. M.
L. Wicks, and of Mr. M. Parker Han
cock the debonair book-keeper for W. C.
Mr. J. D. Brown, a civil engineer
whom many Angelefios will remember
with pleasure, and who is now resident
in Kern* county in the practice of his
profession, is paying Los Angeles a visit.
Ev-Snealter Knapp. of the Arizona
! legislature, is spending the holidays
j here with his wife. He keeps his health,
! youth and good looks up to any reason
! able, recognized standard. In fact, he
I improves upon it.
The great rush is now over. We have
settled down to our regular trade. We
have more time to study the interests of
our natrons and to select good bargains
for them from our large stock, in order
to place them on special sale. Whatever
remains over in goods suitable only for
holiday trade we will close out at less
than original cost. We desire to make
a good showing for the last few days of
this year, and will offer great induce
ments. We place on sale :
ON SPECIAL SALE.
Dark colors outing cloths, stripes and checks,
at 7' [0 a yard.
Navy blue twilled flannel, regular width, for
19c a yard.
White, quite heavy, shaker flannel, at llUc v
38 Inch jet black all wool French serge dress
goods, for 49c a yard.
•12-inch good black, silk dustre Mohair dress
goods, for 53c a yard.
38-inch all wool pin check dress flannel, for
45c a yard.
34 and 36-inch all wool habit cloth, navy,
seal, myrtle, tdaek, garnet, golden brown, etc..
fur Isc'a yard.
Black satin fans, ebony sticks, serge back, 49c
Black Foulard hand-painted flowered fans,
linen hacks, 60a each.
Colored all feather f n», sandal wood sticks,
cream, white, pink and cardinxl, fiOfl each.
Vallenciennes one piece lace handkerchiefs,
rich design, for 18c each.
sdies' hemstitched white initial handker
chiefs, all letters, 12! je each.
Gent's large si/.e Hue Japanese silk handker
chiefs, hemstitched, 7!>e each
Gent's large size white cashmere mufllers.
satin stripe, 75e each
Ladles' Shetland wool crochet shawls, pink,
blue', cream, black and cardinal, for 50c each.
Tinsel mixed mohair fancy fascinators, 25c
Soft, kid coin purses, riveted metal frames,
kid lining, 19c each
White and colored shelf oil cloth, fancy edge.
S 1 ,c a yard.
holding's best quality Initling silks, all col
ors. 30c a ball.
Silk ball pou-pons all colors and shades, 19c
Ladies' hose-supporters with gored belt, dou
ble ends. 15e a pair.
Ladies'seamless, extra long, grey wool hose,
23c a pair.
Ivory handle steel rib fast black gingham
umbrellas 89c each.
All wool scarlet underwear, shirts or drawers,
Celluloid collars, all sizes, two styles, 15c
Four-ply linen collars, late styles, all sizes.
Watch our ad for an important announce
ment in about two weeks.
WIKEBtiBQH'S, 309-311 South Spring street.
If You Wish to Buy Flue Old
Sherry, angelica, muscatel, port old Sonoma
and Napa zinfandel Wines, best and purest, go
to Leon Cordier's, 618 South Spring street.
Fine Kentucky whiskies, grape brandies and
imported liquors. Goods delivered to any part
of the city. _
Having been sick in the stomach and having
tried everything I could for reiki, and finding
nothing that could get me well, I went to Or
Qnut Chow, 041 Upper .Main street, and by the
aid of his medicine I got well in a very short
time. Hoping that all sick persons will do
the same. F. C. Velasco,
1452 Primrose aye., East Los Angeles, Cal.
At Menlo, 420 South Main Street,
Well furnished suites for gentlemen from
$10 to $15.
Forssle cheap. 272 South Main.
Tents and wagon umbrellas at Foy's saddlery
bouse. 315 N. Los Angeles street
Funeral pieces at the Violet florist store, 235
South Spring street.
Curtis PROMPTLY a::d PERMAKENTX7
Lumbago, Headacho, Toothache,
Soro Throat, Swellings, Frost-UCcu-
S C I A. T I C A,
Sprains, Bruises, linrru, Scaldi,.
THE CHARLES A. VQGELER CO.. Baltimore. Md,
FOR HOLIDAY PRESENTS
Footwear, we Handle only Reliable Makes of Shoes. Call on
No. '555 9. Spring, second "tore North of Tlilid.
A SNEAKER CAUGHT.
Stolen Goods Awaiting Identification
at the Depot.
W. alias Philip Spiegel, a
journeyman tailor, was arrested yester
day by Detective Auble, in the act of
attempting to dispose of some harness,
for which he was unable to ghe any ac
count, and was locked up in the city
jail on the charge of petit larceny. He
was subsequently identified as the man
who sold part of a set of harness stolen
from No. (120 South Main street, a few
days ago, and it is believed by the po
lice authorities that he has for the paßt
twenty days been carrying on a system
atic theft of portable articles from
various houses in the surrounding
towns. Among other things found in
his possession ware a coat and vest
stolen from Robert Ingram, some ten
days ago. Several of the articles, in
cluding a set of harness, await identifi
cation at the police station.
Come and see the new three different
styles of Briggs pianos at A. Q. Gard
ner's, 222 South Los Angeles street.
These are first-class pianos, guaranteed
to wear as well as the very high priced
piano. . '
Horse blanket and buggy robes at Fov's sad
dlery house, 315 N. lx>s Angeles street. '
! This popular table beverage excels any
mineral water on the market. IT IS NOT A
MEDICINE, but a delicious beverage prepared
from a double distilled extract, and containing
all of the valuable medicinal properties of the
Eucalyptus leaf. It is highly aromatic and de
lightfully refreshing. It exhilarates, but con
taining no alcohol, it does not intoxicate.
It is a popular beverage with the tired brain
worker, and all that class who have that all
gcr.c feeling in '.he morning »nd wb" suffer
from malaria, catarrh and all disorders, in
flamation and other affections of the mucous
membrane of bowels, kidneys or
bladder. It purifies the breath, restores lost j
vitality and is agreeable to the weakest stomach. |
[ Taken half an hour before meals, it gives a 1
splendid appetite. It induces refreshing sleep.
Those suffering from that terrible symptom,
insomnia, should dtink half a tumblenul Just j
before retiring. It acts directly on the nervous j
j system as n tonic. It is a purely Vegetable
preparation, containing no insoluble matter, so
that those suffering from calcaseous deposits
may drink it with perfect safety, (live It a
trial. Price, $2.00 per dozen. Por sale every
Los Auffelts Ckem. Co. Limited,
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C A LI FOR N I A
AND ALL OTHER
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WE SELL THE BEST
THE LOWEST MARKET
; RESIDENCE PROPERTY.
ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 29TH,
At 11 o'clock in the morning,
By order of the owner, there will be sold, at
Auction, on the premises, the beautiful
5-I£oorri Cottajye !
750 East Twelfth Street.
Sale positive, to highest bidder. This is a
lovely home, between two car lines, and within
easy walking distance from First and Spring
streets. Modern house of live rooms, bath, hall,
pantry, closets, French plate glass window,
stable, chicken yard, lawn, flowers, shrubs,
fruit trees, etc. Lot 40x150 to 20-foot alley.
School house within .two blocks. For further
particulars, apply to
BEN O. EHOADES, t ._„„„_..„
6. H. matlock, ( Auctioneers,
] Corner Second and Broadway, or W. ti. & F. A.
! BKADSII AW, Agents, 1111 N. Spring street.
RHOADES & REED
Will sell, at their salesroom, corner of Second
street and Broadway, at 2 p. in., on TUESDAY,
the 30th day of December, ISOO, 25 elegant t
building lots in the Mount Lookout Tract, all
inside the mile circle, to the highest bidder,
without reserve, on the very liberal terms ot
$10 cash per lot; balance, $5 per month; in
terest only 7 per cent. This is a grand oppor
tunity for investment, as these lots will sell
very cheap a' d without reserve.
BEN O. HHOADKS, 1 ;,,„,..,„
12-27 11. H. MATLOCK, | Auctioneers.
Baker Iron Works
950 to 960 BUENA VISTA ST,
LOS ANGELES, CAL.,
Adjoining the Southern Pacific Grounds. Tele
phone 124. m 22
Main Street Savings Bank k Trust Co
420 Smith Main Street, Log Angeles, Cal
FIVE CENT DEPOSIT STAMPS.
We have adopted the system of 5 Cent Deposit
Stamps, which has been st essfnlly curried on
in nmny of the cities of Europe tor over fifty
years, and lately adopted hv many of the sa\
IHS hanks of the United States. "
Of this institution is to afford a safe depository
J'™ earnings of all persons, from 5 Cents to
$->000, and at the tame time earn for them a
fair rate of Interest.
THE 5 CENT STAMP SYSTEM.
This bank will distribute to Us agents a suffic
ient quantity of red live cent deposit stamps a
little larger than the ordinary two cent postage
stamp, and each purchaser of one five cent de
posit stamp is furnished with a sta,. p deposit
book free, beautifully colored, with ten pages
each page ruled for twenty stamps, and when
filled represent! one dollar, which is torn out
by the depositor and sent to the bunk, cither
directly or through one of the agents; the bank
then Issues to them a regular ordinal v pass
book with the credit of a dollar, which will bo
sent to the depositor or agent; the depositor
then begins to till another leaf with stamps
which is sent or brought to the bank when full
and so on. Any number of leaves can be de
posited at the same time, or the depositor can
wait until he or she has filled the book, and
| wring or send it to the bank and receive an ordl
! nary deposit book with the credit of ten dollars.
! Each page when filled is OKI Dou.ah. Each
depositor must sign a registry card containing
I your name, age, address, and number of stamp
deposit book, and when depositor can not write
agent will witness depositor's mam. these de
posits will bear five and three per cent, interest.
] according to the by-laws of the bank.
i Ilemcralit'r the Bunk, 421! SOU 1H Mi IX ST., Cor. IVINBTOV.
I ff you do not understand the system, call at
the hank or on one of the bank's authorized
agents and have it more fully explained
Tub Mais Street savings Bank am, Trust
COMPANY was incorporated October 2d, 1880
with a capital of $200,000 00.
Authorized City Agents
I For the Five Cent Deposit sticmp Svstrm of the
! Main Street Savings Hank and Trust Co. Baufc
j ing House. 420 S. Main St., Los Angeles, Cal.
| W. S. Caoss, Druggist, 901 South Main st.
- A. E. LITTLBBOY, Druggist, 100 N. Main st
| X T. I'ahk, Druggist, cor. Main and Twenty
! E. C. FisiiEtt, Druggist, cor. Main and Washing
City Pharmacy. 300 R. Main. cor. E. Third st.
Ihe California Pharmacy, cor. Fifth and
John BKCKWCIH, Druggist, 303 N. Main st
| K. W. ELLIS A Co., Druggists, 113 S. Spring st
! Ed. Baer, Druggist, lit! N. springs'.
I Hkllman, WAi.uEt X & Co., Whole-rale Station
ers, 220 N. Spring st.
IS. A Ai'stin, flellcvuc Drug Store, 330 Temple
st., cor Grand aye.
A. E. Clark. Horseshoe Grocery Store, 1250
j Temple st.
: J. H. Collins, Grocer, 1702 Temple St., corner
; J. F. Christopher, Temple-street Drug Co., 912
J. J. BCEHLER, Druggist, 217 E First st.
Charles K. BEAN, Druggist, cor Pearl and Pico.
IM. Davis, Druggist,(lo3 liroadwav,op. postoffiee
SCHATTB & Son. Grocers, cor. First and Vignes
Wallace a SON, Grocers, cor Sixth and Grand ay.
PABKISH'S Pharmacy r liroadwav and Fifth
J. E. Vawtkf.,.Grocer, 057 H. Olive, rival-Seventh
K. G. GUIRADO, Wall-street Pharmacy, 230 Fust
IM. W. Brown. Druggist. P. 0. Station "ID,"
S. H. McClcno &Co., Grocers. Olivennd Twelfth
j John Kohhel. Baker, cor E. First and State st.
i HENRY Norland, Druggist. 1952 and 2131 E
E. B. THRELKKLP, Grocer, cor E. First and Daily
BAST LOS ANGELES.
W. A. HOBNE, Druggist, SO5 Downey aye.
J. 11. BELLMAN, Old World Drugstore, 102S
i Dr.. Allen .V. Allen, Druggist. Pasadena aye.
and Truman st.
j First Ward BTORK, P. P, Urossait, Prop , cor.
Pasadena aye and Wells sts.
j Pomona—E. E Armour, druggist and news
dealer, central telephone office.
Ontario—ll. J. Rose, drugs and hardware.
I Pasadena— H. If. Suesserott, w. Colorado st.
J. W. Wood, druggist.
Ncwhall—Geo. Cainpton. lumber, wool, hides.
' Anaheim—Anaheim pharmacy, Dr Hunt.prop.
Orange-Gem pharmacy, M. P. Chubb, prop.
Santa Ana—C. C. Fife, cor. Fourth and Slain.
OPTICIANS AND JEWEI BItS.
THIS IS NOT OU R WAY.
Thia is OUR WAY of Fitting Glares.
[ The importance of perfect-fitting classes is
self-evident to every intelligent reader. Ill
fitting glasses cause discomfort, injuries, partial
!or total loss of sight. Beware of the ignorant
jewelers; they art; frauds poking as opticians.
We guarantee you a thorough, reliable and
| perfect scientific fit at lowest prices. Eyes
tested free. Call and see.
S. G. MAESHUTX, Scientific Optician,
i 114 S. Spring St.,between First and Second.
! We carry also a full stock of artificial eyes.
CONSULT YOUR INTEREST
If you wish lo sell or buy Second-Hand
Xli RNITI'RE, CARPETS DR TRUNKS.
Be sure and give us a call. We have in stock
I a large variety of goods ton i umerous to men
j ii'hi, all of which we offer cheap lor cash, or
will sell on installments.
W. P. MARTIN & 8P.0.,
10-19-3 m 451 S. Spring St., Lock box 1921.
. A FINE
COTTAGE OF 7 ROOMS AND HATH,
ON ELEVENTH STREET. .
Price, only $2000; $209 cash and $25 per month.
20-Room House and Lot,
Close in, to trade for good vacant lot or alfalfa
I. S. SHERMAN,
12-10-lm 215 West First street.
PROPOSALS TO ITRNISH AND
SEALED BIDS FOR THE EQUIPMEMT OF
the Reform school for juvenile offenders,
will be received by the board of trustees as per
specifications which will be on file at the su
periutendent's office, on and after the 10th of
December, 1800. All bids must be in tvritlng
and sealed, and in the hands of said superin
tendent by January 1, 1891, and accompanied
by a check duly certified for 5 per ee»t. umount
The board reserves the right to reject any and
all bids. "
By order of the board of trustees,
_12-13-toianl-Inq Presfipf Board.
FOR THE HOLIDAYS."
Present your friends or yourself with choice
WINES OR LIQUORS 1
These goods are warranted absolutely pure, and
for family or medicinal use can not be cxc lied.
Wholesale and retail liquor dealer,
Telephone 110. 222 8. Spring street.
Goods for Eastern shipments a specialty, at
lowest figures. 12-20-lm