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TUB mCMALB PMfNTIMti COMPANY.
ofkick HecftLl Mteam Reek and Je*
I'ciiilliiu House. Kprillg street, opposite the
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six months " •>
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Advertisement* Inserted at llhcrul rales.
The Currency Question.
Editor Herald: Thai there Ih a
growing disposition throughout the
State in favor of the adoption of tlio
National currency, is clearly evinced
hy the tone of the up-country press
and (lie people, and that tins disposi
tion is liable to ripen into action dur
ing the coming winter is also, to.some
extent, foreshadow cd. There are those
in this community', too, who have im
bibed of this opinion so intemperately
thai they have contracted a species of
greenback intoxication, ami declare—
almost in terms -that it is purely a
question of one side, and that no ra
tional man would stand forth, and
purely on the ground of commercial
policy or political economy, attempt
io vindicate our gold and silver cur
rency system. We are told that it is
a suicidal policy on our part, to com
mercially array ourselves against the
rent of tha Union, by rrfuniiifj the nc
tiwutt corn nrj/; that our course is uii
nat in til aud un-American, and that
we not only shut out Immigration and
hence the Inseparable capital, but that
we are likewise driving out capital al
ready here, to seek Investment where
it will become nominally greater.
Now, .Mr. Kditor, I tUKe it for grant
ed Unit this is an open question, and
as such, is entitled to face discussion;
and while I see upon tin surface many
good reasons why we should think fa
vorably of Ibis rising heresy, I am
convinced that beneath will lie found
tbe true reasons why we should not
In a general way it may seem a
plausible argument that we should ac
cept the national currency a-the cir
culating medium in our state, and so
acknowledge ourselves a member of
tbe Union in weakness as well as in
strength, in adversity as well as in
prosperity, This much, 1 say, sounds
plausibly, but beyond that it carries
with it no element of conviction.
There is no logical reason why, as a
sovereign Htate, we should regulate
our currency to conform to any sys
tem outside, whether national or oth
erwise, and I cannot recollect an in
stance in Which I lave observed the
often-asserted argument to the contra
ry defended on its assumed ground,
lis champions depend for success on
Ihe fair subtlety 01 their position, and
if this is brought into controversy, we
liikl them next entrenched behind
Dome collateral and decidedly specific
issue. Hut these collateral matters
will fall into their appropriate places,
in ih.« ~,iorv«. <,f tins communication.
That our currency system is the
safest and the best lor tlie people of
this Stat*- is, 1 think, susceptible of
demonstration; hut thai its apption
lion Is not open lo very severe entieisni
is by no imans true, ami just there is
where die remedy might ue profitably
applied. Our "hit" system is simply
lluam'oUß, ami lacks only the necessa
ry acts of llitimltlution to constitute it
robbery, mul Indictable. Hut this
abuse might l»c si< easily remedied by
the adoption of the nickel two-cent
and llvc-ceiil pieces, that I will pass
it without further comment. That we
keep out capital l>y an "exaggerated"
standard ol currency la not true to
common sense. Our currency is not
exaggerated, bid it la the basis that
gives ton nondescript security its only
value. In other words the greenback
is a medium which with borrowed
powers, seeks to usurp the dominion
of that which is the parent of its
power. Now, surely it is a logical ar
gument that direct value is us profita
ble as,and much safer than indirect and
cnnplicatcd value, or that gold as a
circulating medium should impart
every advantage, with the additional
advantages of directness and stability,
that the same commodity will impart
when brought to bear through an un
certain treacherous and depreciated
security—for gold is still the represen
tative of value whether it conic to lis
as specie or in tlie verdant tints of a
greenback. Again, it is not oiircurrcn
cy hut it is the application of our sys
tem before referred to, that discoura
ges the capitalist who looks liitlier
ward tor an opportunity to invest.
I cannot believe that any man would
hesitate to invest his money in Imsi
ness here purely on the ground that
his funds have nominally decreased;
for the man who has sold bis fWuH
in national currency, and obtained
|BQoin gold, has still the satisfaction
of knowing that not a cent has heen
lost hy the change, ami lias besides,
the gratification of feeling thai his pro
perty is no longer liable to lie reduced
ten to twenty percent hy the slightest
national coin plication.
Nominal value is an argument too
childish for thisagc. it remind* one
of the Indian' bargain who refused to
exchange his buckskin for a sack of
Hour unless the trader would agree
(hat each article was worth #10. The
beat answer to this charge is, how
ever, that the man who invests in
California under our system loses
nothing, and knows be loses nothing.
Now suppose we atlopl the national
currency what w ill he the result as to
our pre-existing obligations. The ob
ligation of our contracts must be pre
served inviolable, for this is a consti
tutional provision. Independent of
any legislation this would therefore
remain unaffected. We would there
fore be compelled to go into market
and purchase large quantities of gold
for the jwynieiit of such obligations,
(hereby creating a speculative neces
sity, and compelling the State to take
its* chance* of being fleeced by the
graduates of Wall street academy as
often as an obligation became due and
payable. Suppose then such forced
speculations should prove unprotitn
ble, that another black Friday, or any
other of the thousand and one causes
which affect games of chance, should
arise, our state would be forced from
its proud position into a condition of
bankruptcy and financial ruin. Such
arc the chance* against us in accept
ing a depreciated currency, which act
could possibly bring no good result,
and w hose most earnest advocates can
support on no better ground than the
Los Angeles Daily Herald.
apparent good taste of a state accept
ing the condition of the Uuiun at large.
But this suggestion comes too late.
P. W Doom:it.
Fisk & Hatch's Failure.
The failure of this linn was reeeivetl
iv the Hold Rooms in the follow ing
When the President's gavel dropped
again their tongues did not slop w:te
glttg. Rap, rap, rap, went the re
sounding woollen hammer.
"I want you all to understand,"
said the President, when partial quie
tude luul been gained, "that I don't
call on you to order without meaning
it. Moid your tongues!"
The brokers laughed a little at this
and then grew soberly expectant as
the President bold up a note ami pre
pared to read it.
"Owning to the wide-spread want
of confidence caused by the failure of
well known linns," rea l the Presi
dent, "and to advances made by us to
railroad companies, from Which we
cannot Immediately realize, we are
unable to meet the heavy demands
upon cs, and are compelled to an
nounce our suspension."
The brokers breathlessly awaited
the reading of the name signed to (lie
note. The perfect silence was In strik
ing contrast lo tlie previous uproar.
After a pause, the President read on:
"Although we have no unsettled
business with your Board, we take the
oppotHiftdty oi thus announcing the
Again the brokers, and with more
impatience, awaited tbe name.
"Yours, respectfully," concluded the
reader, Fish & Hatch."
A prolonged whistle from somebody
was the lirst audible reception of the
startling news, and it was exactly ex
pressive of the general astonishment.
The announcement of failures had
been expected, but none of a linn
Which had been above the taint of un
soundness. —a", y. sun.
Another Arizona Murder.
Just us the citizens of Arizona were
feeling secure iv the enjoyment of
their scalps, Del-Che and some of his
followers steal away and prosecute
successfully their business. On Fri
day, the Igth, J. B. Townaend, of
Lower Aqua Fria was killed by the
Apaches, not far from Dripping
Springs. The deceased was a Texan,and
had killed during his six years stay in
Arizona thirty-six Indians. The Miner
thus speaks of liitn:
Fear was a feeling with which he
was entirely unacquainted. Brave,
even to rashness, be never faltered,
even when alone, in attacking any
number of Apaches. Relatives, friends,
till, had frequently cautioned him to
be less rash in his onsluuiihts on the
foe, but it was not his nature to so de
port himself, and he died, as he lived,
the bravest, most dauntless white
man that has over trod the soil of Ari
And thus concludes:
"Revenge is sweet;' forgiving have
we heen to the Apaches, but, in God's
name; hi the name of John B. Town
send and hundreds of other noble
martyrs, let not this last crime be for
given the murderous, lying red-brood,
who have robbed us of our bravest and
best, and kept us poor as the poorest
peasants of RUrope. Remember the
widows and orphans the wretches
have made, and strike them wherever
and whenever opportunity otters.
Gov, Btaflbrd has returned to Ari
zona from the east.
Dr. H. BuradeU, late superintenilent
of Indian a Hairs in Arizona, has re
cently married a Miss Wllhelmlua
Lewi of Alabama, New Votk.
Lieut. Lafayette Hamilton, of the
23d Infantry, died at Fort Yuma oil
the Oth inst., of brain disease.
Dan Ourran has just stolen 95*000
from his partner, Tom Smith.
United States Hotel,
LOS ANOELKS, fill.
The largest and most commodious Hotel
south ol San Francisco.
11 11 KUNDKRS I (I N K1) BED,
- leave to inform (lie traveling nubile thai
they have leased this WKLI.-K.Mi\VN Ho-
TEL, and lrom their experience can truly say
thai it kick permanent and (musical Ismi'tlcrs
will tliiil a lIO.MK.
FOR PRIVATE PA MI LI KH
We have suites of Honnis al moderate prices.
Tlie extensive acquaintance we nave lormed
tkroUghOtll the State with the
'Pen veiling ( 'on into nit y,
is a siiltielcnt guarantee H>al thlH House will
always be their KAVORITK REBORT,»nd we
shall endeavor tomaiuiain our reputation by
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS
for our table, and the (TIOICKsT WINKS
AN ll LHiPOKM foi ourhnr.
We have all Spring Beds at this Hotel.
n-. Our terms are moderate. Call and sec
us. •« lIAM M XL AND HKNKK.It.
IO OPPOfUTE V. s. HOTEL, MAIN HT.
The piuvst WINKS, tbe choicest ChiAlts,
and the hesl KANCY DRINKH eoncoeled
south of San Kraliciseo.
IM Temple Hlock, uevl lo Wells, Fargo A
Company*!! oitlee. oc-Minis
LOS ANGELES, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1873.
DR. N. P. RICHARDSON,
J >ll YSICIAN AND SIROFON.
• o/T'icK No. ii Downey's Monk, iip-.-tairs.
DR. A. S. SHORB,
J roMCROPATHIC PHYSICIAN.
ul TICK Nearly opposite I lie Post Oflice.
REHIDENPE So. I»Franklin at»wh
DR. H. S. ORME,
pilVSici.NN AND BURGEON,
(iI'TII 'X AND 15 KSII >KNCK In I ,an franco's
Building, No. 71 Alain street.
Office Hour* irom in A. M. to i P. M.,nail
in in •_' lo Hp, M. oc:'-tf
DR. JOSEPH KURTZ,
J>HVSI('I.\N AND Sl IUJKON,
OIT'II'K AM» HKSIHKNCK In ilcinsch's
Block, Commercial and Los A uncles si reels.
iio> Hpentnl attention pai<i to iiisca.es of the
KYK AM" KAlt. o-J-ll
DR. J. W. OLIVER,
J | OAHKOI\\THIST.
OPKIOK AND HKSIDKNCK -Mprlng street,
opposite the Mayor's < lltlce. ocj-lptl'
D. W. C. FRANKLIN,
MFC HA N If*A L, OPERATIVE
HKPll'K—;ti spring sheet, next to fine Eip
(line House, oc2-tf
11. It, S. O'MKI.VKS V, 11. T. IIA/.Uill.
O'MELVENY A HAZARD,
A TTORNEVH AT LAW,
OFFICE IN TEMPLE BLOCK,
Los ANUELKS, CAL.
in 1 ' special attention given to business in
the ITnleil Slides lill I inticc. oci-tf
A.UI.ASSKI.I., <;. ||. RMITU.
A. IS. I ll AI'MAN, 11. M, SMITH.
A TTORNEYB AT LAW,
oKKiCK-TKMI'I.K BLOCK up-stalrs, Lo«
A uncles, I 'a I Hotnia. nc2-tl'
JAMES G. HOWARD,
A TTORNEY AT LAW
» *- -ARO—
Iliovnev's Itlocij, Los Angeles. iM-'.'-lt'
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OITTCK No. IsDiWiicy lllock I,os Angeles.
o c2-i ni
CM AIC I.KS I.IMH.KV. .1. s. TIIo.MI'SoN.
LINDLEY A THOMPSON,
A TTORNEYB AT LAW,
OFFICE—Room No. % Downey Hlock. nc.»
V. In mAitsiiAni.. wn.i. n. (lon.n.
MARSHALL & COULD,
A TTORNKYH AT LAW -OFFICK
**a. oppoaite Hie Court House, KaoHM Nos.
Ih and l» Temple Block, Lo* Augeles, t'al.
Will practice In nil the t'ouits of thin state,
and attend to business In I. S. Land Office.
LEW. C. CABANIS,
XMITAUV PUBLIC, CONVEY
a ancer and Hearcher of It -cords for this
OFFICE No. -II Temple lllock, l.os Ange
les, t'allthrnla. oegni
V. E. HOWARD A SONS,
A TTORNEYH AT LAW,
TEMPLE BLOCK, Los ANUKI.Ks.
A. A. WILSON,
ATTQ»NKY A COUNSELLOR.
OKKICK Room No. 11. Temple lllock, Los
Angchu, California. uezdf
a. ii. .irnsox. j, w. oii.i.kitk.
JUDSON & GILLETTE,
SEARCUERH OF UKCOItDS
ANU CO N VKVA N (' KKS.
TEMPLE BLOCK, b<is ANUKI.Ks.
C. W. MORGAN,
REAL BBTATE AGENT,
Pour doom south of the Pnsl < mice, Temple
Clock, l.os Angeles. California.
H MOMKV TO LOAN. oc-.'-ti
CHAS. E. MILES,
Los ANOKI.Ks, CAL.
Kkkdus tp—Dr. J, H, <iriiiin, ,i. o. Downey,
L. 11. Titus, Hen. P. Banning, I. \V. Ilcllmnti,
Tin- Introduction of water iv to cities, Towns
nnd Ranches a specially. Contracts taken
for making sheet iron pipes, at my shop,or
wane desired, on the most nivorable tei in-.
BARBERS BATH HOUSES.
Barber Saloon & Bath House.
IJAIIt TRIMMING/. SHAVINO,
J 1 SIIAMIMoINO, BATHS, Kre.
This eslnhlisliiueut lias just Is-cii relitted,
anil, after hnvmg engaged tne beat Barbers in
the city, I rcspccifully solicit ctistoiii from all
who want work executed in the Is-.st slvle.
Muken the BATHINO iicsinkss a spceial
ly.au I lias the finest set of IS.itli Rooms In the
city, my Under tlie ReUa Colon, oea-lmlp
n PROpRIKTOR AN I) MANAGER
Hot, Cold and Shower Baths.
Shaving and Bathing Kin|s>riuin. No. 7H
Main street, ocUtf-lp
PROF. GREEN'S BARBER SHOP,
V FX T T<) < l ATKS & NO YES' AND
■ under the "Kxpress" otilce, TEMPLE
As Proi. flraea lias the beat available assist
ants to lie procured ill the State,
Hair Cutting, Shaving and
Will he perforated in MM bMt style of the ton
sorial art. oc.Vlui
ADAM A NELSON,
HA V IND KSTAH LISH ED TH EM
selves at tln- old stand of
1.. I*eter, opposite the I'osi-oOicc.
BPHINO STBKKT, arc prepared lo till ALL
ORDEjRN in tho
Latost Sl Most Fashionable Styles.
A line assortment of
And everything In the line always ou hand.
gig A OOOD I'TT (JI'AItA NTKKH IN ALL
CASKS, (live us a Call. ocL'-lmlp
FORWARDING & COMMISSION.
J. L. WARD & CO.
LONDON ASSUMNCE CORPORATE;
UNION INSURANCE COMPANY OF SAN FRANCISCO;
COMMERCIAL IMARINfI MtitI.UNCE COMPANY,
iCombined assets exceed si 1.000.00n
BABCOCK'S FILE EXTINCUISIiER;
BAKER 4 HAMILTON'S AGRICULTURAL MACH.NEIIT;
THE CELEB lATLO BAIN WaCON;
SWAN BREWEI.Y CO.'S ALE AND 10.TEN.
HELLMAN, HAAS & CO.
FOI *XVjVKI> I IN «
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
HAVE FOR SALE
THK PUREST GROCERIES,
THK BEST PROVISIONS,
Liquors, Cigars and Tobacco
Of Hie choicest imported Brands.
Paints, Oils, Doors, Sashes.
BLINDS, FA It Ml NO I.M PI.KMFNTM.
Hand 111 l.os Augeles and Comiic'iciiil .Us.,
< e.!| I t is ANOKI.KS. [lm-lp
I. B. FERGUSON'S
lOM MISSION BOUSE
Is the Ktclnsive t'oimnlMMliiit House to
;» to for Every thiuir You Want.
( 10MM 1 SSION MERCHANT.
V.' Oeneral dealer in all kinds of COt'N
Hides, Grain and Wool.
Makes advances on Consignments lo all
parts of the t'uit'd Stales. Nos. 24 and :il
Aliso KU, l.os ANi iELES. ra-.i-l.v4p
J. G. JACKSON
Keep- all kinds of
Lumber, Shingles, Laths,
DOORS, WINDOWS, BLINDS,
Post s, SlllliiOW.
( KMEeNT ANI) 11 V I It.
Alameda and First Streets.
PERRY, WOODWORTH & CO.,
I (JMBER YARDS
M~J AND PLANINTi MILLS.
JNt>. rti COMMSROIAL S'A\
Keep constant Iv on hand a full assortment
of I.I'M BKIt, IHIOHS, SASH, \h HT.DIM is,
blinds, Turned and hawkh work.
All kinds of mill work done to order. lag
GRIFFITH, LYNCH & CO.
DRALEBS IN LI MBER,
COKNKK FIKST AND ALAMEDA STS.
Mill Work of all Kinds,
—seen as ■
DOORM, SASH, BLINDS, ETC., ETC.
S. 11. ( ASWKI.I.. ■'• KI.I.LS.
CASWELL & ELLIS,
And Dealer* 111 Ueucrnl Merchandise.
N AND M MAIN STHKF.T,
<H'2-tf Los AWBIBiWtt
DEPOT AT LOLIS MESMER'H
wink CKLLAK, underneath the IT. s.
Hotel, Wine by Hie lilass, Bottle or (Jullon.
All kinds of
Liquors, Wines and Bitters
al wholesale and retail.
The public of Los Angeles arc hereby unti
tled that no other person In Los Angeles fbul
l.ouis Mesincr has wines from the CobomoJlgn
ranches. J. L. SANSEVAIN.
LOS ANGELES SODA WORKS,
No. IU A 1.1 NO STItl'A. I.
nENRY W. STOLL, PROPS!RTOM,
. supplies Bar Itisuns anil privale laioi
lies with Ihe purest anil bWI
NO DA AND NAIINAI'AHII.I.A,
Sellvered to any part of the city. ™r2-lm
CAROLINE C. BURTON.
I ADIES* HAIR DRESSING IN
Li all stvlcs. HIIAIDS, I'I'KI.S AND WA
TKIO'AI.I.S, made al the sliortest notice.
TANOLKD HAIR sTItAIOHTKNKD AND
MADE INTO ANY sllAl'E.
»•! 'Perfumes ol Ihc llllcst ipiality on hand
and lor sale. NO. » HPRINO STBEET,
Angeles, California. oegHf
PIRST STItEKT, LOS ANOKLKS.
Fine Lager Beer for sale
IN ill ANTITIEH To HUT.
oe'Mmlp IPS. LEIBEIt, Proprietor.
Bill Poster and Distributer.
H ANDBILLS, CIRCULARS' Pi«>
. OBAMMKH, NOTICES, Etc. faithfully
IN »sTED OH DI.STHIBHTKD thnaighnut the
city and country.
.V. ll.—Parties at a distance can send iiny
tblng they wish posted or distributed 111 lhe
city or surrounding country, with assurance
Hud Hie work will i"' faithfully done.
orders may Is- left al the oltfcc of the DAILY
Hkuai.ii. SAM. RRROn,
oei'-tl Los Angeles.
OF 4-HH'AUO. ILLINOIS.
Cash Capital, . Si ,000,000
RraiicheM Ih hII tlit> Sialesol lite I'liion.
HAVING NOW COMPLETED
. tin' organization <>r our
We take pleasure in announcing thatotir Pm*
little Court stockholders have elected the fol
lowing well-known citizens us ntflcew of our
THhs. A. HA1,1., WM. It. WHKATON
A. I- Ot'KNEY Kecretiiry pro tern
.lAK. T. Bo VI Attorney
'fill is. Hit* IWN Treie-urer
chas. BlitHKLl. Medfcial Examiner
A'/md/re ( bWM itl/r:
OLIVER ELDRIDOK, JOB. A, DONOHoE,
JAS. T. HoYD, OKU. W. BKAVEIt,
I 'll AS. BI'KItKI.L, TIB is. 8K1.1.,
K. B. PKKIUX.
i )1.1 V Kit KU »KKIh IK, l .Kl. AN I> ST ANFo It D
OHO. W. BKAVKK, Tllos. BHOWN,
N. ti. KITTLE: i*. CHHISTIANSKN,
JOHN K. MII.I.KIt, THUS. 11. SKI.BY,
JAS. T. IK >YD, K. K. MORBOW,
C. I. BHENILVM, s. P.Hi' ITKBWOKTH
M. !>. SWEENY, OHO, 11. WHKATON,
I. KKIKDI.ANDK.It, WM. BTRIJNO,
A. BLACK, THOS. A. BALL,
[OR. A. DoNolloE, WM. B. WHKATON,
Titos. 8K1.1., K. B. PRRRIN,
C. T. BYLAND, WM. 1.. DK'KKNSoN
WM. S. LADD.
REPUBLIC LIFE INSURANCE CO.
Whs chartered by special Mt of the Leglsla-
Ilire of the Stitte of Illinois, ami commenced
doing tmslness in July, mil, making it now
Just three years old. Its plan of orgnni'.'alion
was to have
000. 000 C»»p itiil Htocli,
with twenty per cent, paid lii,and the balance
suhjeet to call. With BBANITI OKOANI/.A
TIONH of stockholders in the leading liusiness
••enters of the country, composed of Hie best
Isastneae men- thus making a Company of
NHtlonal extent and preattge, and yet a
JIOMK COMPANY AT EACH BitAA'4'H.
Tlie Company at this date has |Kilicics in
force coveri nit over tSVOnOvOM of risks, with an
annual Income of over
ALL ASMKTS OK PACIFIC Hit ANCH IN
VKsTKD ON THIS COAST.
capital Strs-k of I'ncillc Krancli.
over t mmm ot
Invested In Mortgages on Ileal Es
tate lv fnlilornin during the last
four months, over 1*9,000 00
WMMn issued ai Pnetfte Branch
during same period, insuring 1.'21-.IMI ta»
<'hnrgew liar liisnriuiee •J.'S per Cent.
1. ea* I hail Mutual t'oinpiinics.
X H X It B I" UIIL.IC!
Does not borrow THE CAPITAL of Policy
holders on PItoMISKN to return the same at
some INDEFINITE future period aud CALL
IT A DIVIDEND.
In presenting the claims of THK HKIM'B-
I.IC lo the pifronage ol Die people of this
Coast, we shall al nil times aim lo Is- gov
erned hy sound business considerations, and a
due regard for the rights and merits of coin
OFFICK. OF THK PACIFIC BHANCH,
MO. 817 ( AI.II OHM A HTHKKT.
Below Saiisonin Street.
MAIN HT..MBAH WKI.I.S,FAK(ioA Co
Makes lhe most fashionalile style of
o i-.o r v ii in <*
to be obtained in the southern country. Also
a large stock of the
Newest and best Cloths
Doeskins, Beavers, Fancy Casslineres. Velvet
and silk Vestinirs, etc. A til guaranteed.
ltefers to the principal uonilemon of thecity
for whom he has made Clothing.
Non sslty lo send to San Francisco for
K<ssl titling suits. ocitt-fp
Everybody knows the old Man
BANK EXCHANGE BILLIARD
SALOON, run by F. kiondbkt.
Customers received by the old man himself,
who has beM in altcudanee since is id. He
welcomes all his old customers and pleases
the new ones.
The It EST BABBKK KKOP in the city Is
with tills estahllshuieiit. Clean towels', care
ful em plovecH. ocVlni
PIONEER PACKAGE EXPRESS
L AND CITY PACKAOE DEI.IVEItY.
MOVING PIANOS ANO ORGANS
Pianos Unpacked and Repacked.
Anything Delivered, from an Envelope to
the largest Caae ever shipped, to all pints of
Ihc city and country. Baggage called for In
time for the trains.
•d'Leave orders on the slate ul the oflice, In
Well*, Fargo A Co.'solHce, corner Main und
Market streets, or I. O. box 2HII. •H'.'l-lmis
QONTHACTOR ANI) BUJ LDKH,
Shop on First Street,
Between Mhlii and Kpring, Los Angeles.
Ml" Jobbing do'ie neatly and witli Dispatch.
pASTHY AND CHOP HOUSE,
White House BtiUdlMg, Los Augelea Nl.
m* Keeps constanlly the FBKNHKsT AN%
PCBKHT PAMTRY, and the mo t delicious
rue's. MEALS AT ALL HoCKH. '»*
SPANISH AND FRENCH
INSTRI'CTION IN FRENCH AND
SPANISH w ill be given to classes in Ihe
a I lei noons a, evenings, by
MISS JOSEPHINE LINDLEY
T E It M H:
To a class of live or less, per lesson $2 mi
To a class of any numlK-r over live, per
lesson *;i no
Vor further particular*, Inquire attheoitioo
of Hie Los Anoklks Hkiiai.d, ot land lev a
Thompson, or at the Pico House.
cnivkusitv ok c.vl.ikohnia, )
Dkcaktmi:nt ok Lanuiaoks.
Oakland. July 11, isr>. I
Heivwitb I certify thai Miss Josephine l.lnd-
Icy has been a student in my department of
the University for rive consecutive terms, via::
from September, lH7n, to April Id, 1K72. During
this time site studied the French, the Spanish
and the Herman languages, obtaining always
the highest marks for proficiency and attend
ance, her averuge ereiilt mark for five terms
being 07 per cent.
On entering the University, Miss Llndley
iMissessed already such knowledge of the
French and Spanish idioms as to Is- able lo
speak them with ease, fluency, correctness,
and a pure pronunciation.
She may now he considered thoroughly ftl
miliai with the theory and philosophy, as well
as with the application of these two tongues;
and she may safely he recommended as a can
didate of great promise, for teaching the
French and Spanish languages.
P. PHIDA, Prof. Modern Languages.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.
Josephine l.indley has !*>en declared by the
Faculty entitled la this Certificate of Profi
ciency in tin- departments of Geology and
Natural History, (Botany und Physical Geolo
gy,! Holies Ijcttro*, (Knglish Literature, Histo
ry, Ancient and Modern,! Chemistry, .Modern
Languages, iFrench ami Spanish.i
Henry Duraut, President of University: E.
S. Carr, Prof. Chemistry; P. Phala, Modern
Languages; Joseph Le Onnte, Professor of (;<-
ology and Natural History; William Hwinton,
Professor of Belles U-ttres; Martin Kellogg,
Dean of the Faculty.
l«s Main Street. Loa Angeles.
HpHE SEVENTH SEMI-ANNUAL
JL Session of this
S ELECT 1> A "V' HC'H OOL,
la which girls ami boy* receive a t SK.n:i.,
I'ItACTICAI. AMM'OMi'I.KTK English Education,
coiiimcncod on MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 1*7.1.
TKRMN PER MOSTII:
English Studies, including the ordinary
Sohisil Branches, and Double-Entry
Book-Keeping aha Algebra $.100
Primary Geography, (second and Third
Readers t 00
Chart and Primer Classes :i 00
Latin, I'll luetic Short-hand and liooin
etry, per mouth $2 no
Competent Teachers of Drawing, Painting,
and tin- Modem Language*, will Is- connected
Willi tbe Institution.
For further particulars, apply to the under,
signed, at the school Building.
oc.iml \V. B. LAWLOR, Principal.
FRENCH and SPANISH LESSONS
J ESSONS IN THE FRENCH
and Spanish languages will Ih-given toohisscs
or in private, commencing on
WEDNESDAY, OtTOHKII I. IM7S.
TKIIMS OK Tl'ITION:
Private lessons | I M each
Twenty lessons II 00
Lessons lo any number ot pupils
over five, for one month, three les
sons every week, each pupil 2 00
French and SpanishXohool for children ev
ery day [Saturday* excepted) at -i oViock P.
M. TUITION, per month, $::.
For further particular*, inquire at No, io7
Main stn-ct. Translation of Fkknch, Span
ish ami Enui.ish. F. V.C. i>k MONDRAN.
Drawing and Painting.
TNSTRCC'ITON I X CRAYON, PEN-
X CO. ANI) PERSPECTIVE DRAWINO,
in Coloring with India Ink and Water Colors,
O I L 1* A I X T 1 X <J,
given nt Hillside Cottage, hack of tbo new
school-house. MRS. Ll) WHEAT SMITH.
ST. VINCENT'S COLLEGE,
UNDER THE CARE OF THE
FATHERS OT ST. VINCENT DM PAUL
DEGREES CONFERRED, nnd Ihe most
complete Education given. No more beauti
fully situated spot in lhe whole of Southern
California. Apply by letter, or personally, to
REV. J. Met JILL, C. M.
T HAVE THE FOLLOWING DE*
X scribed horses in ray poa*eiMilnii at sto
iilu-ns'corral, taken from Tlbureio Va*qnet's
hand of robhers, Owners can have their stis-k
by proving property and pay ingcharges:
Two American work marcs, one sorrel aud
one brown, branded F with a hall circle at the
one large sorrel work hose, 16% hands high,
branded M ii.
One sorrel horse, having collar nnd saddle
marks, blaze iv face, 101 l fore tool and left
hind loot white, branded .1 K.
One sorrel horae supposed to boa half-breed,
with collar and saddle-marks, fore foot white,
strip in forehead; brand, two inverted .Is with
s underneal h,
One mom saddle-horse, bald face, all feet
while, branded ami vented with letterO. and
also branded wllh letter A with half circle ou
One large iron-gray horse, branded M C autl
Ono Spanish naddleor work mare with coll,
branded M E, and also.l A L.
One light gray saddle-horse, hrnnded J with
One dun mare, white mane and tall, brand
ed 1 It aud J C, and also.l A L.
One black marc, branded I wllh half circle,
at hip and bottom, aud .1 A L.
One Imv mare and yearling coll, branded J
One dun mnr.ianii sucking colt, branded A
wllli O on top.
One yearling dun eolL branded .1 A I«
WM. R. ROWLAND, Sheriff
Our Own Manufacture!
In tl»« iJltyl
A Large Stock of fresh Crack
ers always on Hand.
On hand and made to order al short notice.
Tastefully decorated CAKES of any design, at
reasonable price*. Also,
BREAD, PIES AND CAKES,
Fresh every day, al the
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.
Thursday, Friday and
Nov. 10,11. 12,13,14 and IS.
SPLENDID SPEED PROGRAMME!
PIVE DAYS' HACINO
Stock Parades and Exhibitions,
Alid ono whole day devoted to
AND OTIIKR Hit JUTS.
First Riicc—Trotting— For horses that nre
owned In the district nt this date, that have
never beaten three niinuteN. Mile heats; best
three in five to harness—purse of PUi; t2UO lo
the first horse, and $IUI to the second; live or
more to enter.
Second Haco— Running race of a mile dash,
for all two-year olds owned nnd raised in this
district. Purse of $.100; MOO to lirst and $100 lo
second; five or more to enter.
Third Race—Running—Free for all Califor
nia or half-breed horses; mile dash; catch
weights. Purse $150; fltt lo the lirst and |M to
the second; five or more to enter.
First Race—(i. ntleinen's Muddle Race ■--Sin-
gle dash of one mile; to carry not less than
150 pounds; each owner to ride bis own horse,
with colors, ( weight to be understood to com
prise saddle and rider, and not include whip
and bridle,) and each rider to Is- over 19 years
old. Purse or $:IOO; $200 to lirst and $100 to tbe
second horse; five to enter.
Second Race—Running -Free for nil three
year olds bred and raised, und owned at this
date In the district; mile heats, l>, st two iv
three. Pur*o of >:mn; $200 to lirst horse, $100 lo
second; five to enter.
Third Race-Trotting—Free for all three-year
olds tn the state; mile heats, licst two in three
to harness. Purse JI.V); 8100 to lirst, $50 to sec
ond ; three to enter.
First Race—Trotting—Free for all horses in
the Stato; mile heats, best three in Aye to har
ness. Purse of $.100; $300 lo first, $100 to sec
ond; five lo enter.
Second Race—Running—Free for all horses
In the Mate] mile heats, best three in Aye.
Purse $«»!•; $.100 to first, $100 to second; three or
more to enter.
First Race—Running—Five mile dash; free
for all horses owned in this district at this
data; catch weights—lair Irene and Phil. Sher
idan —purse of $210; $175 to the first, and $75 to
the second: five to enter.
Second Race—Trotting Purse—Free for all
horses in the state; mile heats, best three In
five to wagons; owners to drive, and all pro
fessional drivers to be excluded. Purse $.100;
$175 to first, $7") to second, andMfl to third; five
set uitnrt forthe exhibition of stock and the
awarding of premiums, •
At one o'clock on this day there will lie a
grand exhibition of lady ouuest danism. This
contest will Is-open to all ladles nud misses,
who must each be accompanied hy nn escort
on the day of the contest. Entries free for all,
and to he made to lhe Secretary on or before
t tie lot Ii of October. The entry consist* of
tbe name'of the lady contestant, and the
name or description of the animal, If con
venient—Hie name of the rider certain. The
contest will he divided into two parts—grace
ful riding and daring equestrianism. Ijidies
who took prlr.es last year arc ineligible. There
will b<- ten or note substantial and elegant
premiums, to he named hereafter. There will*
is> no horse or foot-racing on this day, and the
admission will is- ihe same us usual.
First Race—Trotting—Free for all horses hi
the State; two-mile heats, ls<st two in three to
harness. Purse MM] $.1)0 to the first, $150 lo
the second; five to enter.
Second Race—Running—Free for nil horses
in the state; two-mile heals, heat two In
Purse 3500; JAUI to the first, $130 to the
three to enter. "'»«/,•
All trotting races to Im>governed bvthe m.
of the National Tnrf Congress, anil all run
ning nice* to lie governed by the rules of the
Sacramento Htale Agricultural Society, unless
Otherwise specified. Fair to commence on
.Monday, the lhth day of November, to con
tinue six days. All entries to be made to the
Secretary by the Ist dayot'octol>er,lo percent,
of all purses to accompany the entry. In ease
of walk-over, tbe horse shall bo cnfhTed to all
entrance money only. When two horses only
start, the third money shall Is'returned to the
Society. A horse distancing the Held shall lie
entitled to all the money. Judges shall have
the right to call up a second or third race, and
bave il come off between the heats oflhe Aral.
The SiK'lely reserves the right to withdraw
any purse, it it believe* that there will be no
AM the privileges of tho district, including
entries lor premiums and purses, nre extend
ed lo Inyo and Ventura countries. Ml
pi'RI.ISHED BY E. F. TEODOLT.
The only Spanish Newspaper
IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
Published every Wednesday and Saturday
mornings. Office In Temple's New Mock,
Spring street, opposite the Con rt-house.
It has a large circulation in the state of Cal
ifornia, Ihe Eastern Htates, Louisiana, Mexico,
ami Arizona and Colorado Territories, Central
and South America, and Spain.
"•I ja Grotttoitlr**
commends itself to the Advertisers who may
wish to bring their business before the Span
ish-speaking people and numerous population
of different nationalities, on tho Pacific Coast.
Advertising Rate* Very RoaaonaM*.
scrstkiitions—one Year, >«; Six Months,
M 50; Three Months, $2.
Los Angeles Woolen Mill
SACRISTS, ELLIOTT * CO
DEALERS IN WOOL, AND MAN
All Wool ('a-H.ia.rre*.
Tweed*, »lauttels. Rlauket*. air.
Allourgooda an? PURE WOOL, and war
ranted as represented. Consumers can
Save 25 to 33 per cent.
by buying direct from ns. STORE AT THE
" WHITE HOUSE," corner of U>* Angeles
and Commercial Streets. oo2tr-2p
NEW YORK BREWERY,
IHRIS. HENNE, PROPRIETOR
Tlie CLEAREST, PUREST and MOHT BRIL
LIANL LAOKK BEER South of
Order* for DRAUGHT or BOTTLED BEER
prompt I v attended to.
The eclehmted Beer from this Brewer)' de
ties competition In the State. oo.Vgmlp
K. BKKTHOM. r. V. C. JIOWDaAN.
COSMOPOLITAN CIGAR DEPOT
IMPORT THE PUREST AND BEST
Havana Cigars, and keep on hand
C'hewiiiu und Siauklng Tubarco,
Pipes, l Igurrltos and Puncy Art icles.
Main St., next door lo W. P. A Co's repress.
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