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A holier man than Deacon Johu
You scarce could hope to find;
or one who mourned more loud and long,
The sins of human kind.
His lengthened visage bore a stamp
That could not he mistook.
Beside the upward glance- -that gave
Him such a saintly look!
Sundays he kept in solemn stale;
If he could have his way,
No i tiril should sing, or flowers bloom
Cpon the Sabbath day!
His children learned the day to dread,
As wearily forlorn;
They conned their catechisms o'er
And wished 'twas Monday morn!
He Judged all men children of wrath
Who wore a smiling face;
And quoted scripture by the hour,
However out of place.
All love of art or ornament
He reckoned as a sin;
And song and dance were Satan's games,
In which he'd surely win!
Yet keen ami shrewd was Deacon John
In temporal a Hairs;
No man was sharper In a trade,
Or close at splitting hairs.
Aud though to swell subscription lists,
His name he promptly put—
The wood he sold to Widow Jones
Was scanty full a foot!
With might and main the Deacon warred
'Gainst sins of flesh and sense;
But drove to "pound" his neighbor's klue,
And moved the boundary fence.
He raised his empty hands in prayer
For blessings on the poor!
But sent, with harsh und cruel words,
The beggur from his door!
Alas! good Deacon John had made
An error in his plan!
Forgetting he serves God the best
Who serves his fellow-man.
That only they live strictly lives,
i Whatever they profess;
Who bear His sweetness ln their hearts,
Aud breathe His tenderness.
MERCHANT TAILOR —
MAIN BT.,nearWELL9,FARGO A Co
Makes the most fashionable style of
to be obtained ln the southern country. Also
a large stock ofthe
Newest and best Cloths
Doeskins, Beavers, Fancy Casslmeres. Velvet
und Silk Vesting*, etc. A fit guaranteed.
Refers to the principal gentlemen ofthe city
for whom he has made clothing.
No necessity to send to Son Francisco for
good fitting suits. ocitf-ip
NO. 6 COMMERCIAL STREET.
All the LATEST STYLES received by every
steamer, and made up in the latest styles and
most suitable manner, and on the most rea
Ml. CALL AND EXAMINE these goods,
before giving your orders. nol6mlpl
LIVERY AND FEED STABLES.
Main St.. Near Pico House.
ANZAR A CO., - - Prorrietors.
First-Class Horses Buggies & Carriages
Stock Boarded on Moderate Terms.
OAS), B. NICHOLS Manager.
SALE. FEED & LIVERY STABLE,
JH. JONES, PROPRIETOR,
c CORNER FIPfH ANDSPRING STS.
Grain, Hay and all kinds of Fresh Feed
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
Large Clean Corrals and Stables,
With City Water Throughout.
U9TIIORSES, MITLES, WAGONS and CAR
RIAGES bought and sold, and Horses and
Carriages to let by the day or week.
Teamsters accommodated as usual on the
must liberal terms. no7-lralp
ALISO FEED & SALE STABLE
JF. RAMIREZ, PROPRIETOR,
c COR. ALAMEDA & ALISO STS.
Adjoining M. Keller's.
GRAIN, HAY Jt FEED
always on hand.
Horses, Mules, Wagons, etc
bought and sold. oc7-4ptf
Campbell's New Stables.
C&MJL, HORSES BOARDED
jgS=g&.By the Day, Week or Month.A^
BUGGIES AND CARRIAGES
FOR SALE OR HIRE,
THE BEST OF FEED
oKUmipl CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
J. L. WARD & CO.
Baker & Hamilton's
STAR MO LINE PLOW:
BAXTER UPRIGHT ENGINES:
AMES PORTABLE ENGINES;
THE CELEBRATED BAIN WAGON.
UA. Illustrated Catalogues, with prices, can
be had by application at our office. ocU-lm
Important to Winemakers
THE UNDERSIGNED BEG TO
inform producers of wine that they can
place at. tbelr disposal a machine, patented
March 11, 1873, for
by which means the luste of newness and all
acidity Is destroyed, and the wines preserved
wit liout future change. The process at once
MAKES IT LIKE A THREE-YEAR OLD WINE, and
destroys the germs of fermentation.
ikSu Price, per Gallon, TWO CENTH. ~C*
M. A. LUQUET A CO., Los Angeles.
The Riverside Colony!
PERSONS IN~~BEARCH OF A
HEALTHFUL LOCATION, far from
the fogs and damp winds of the coast, should
not fall to visit the COLONY OF RIVER
SIDE. The climate of this location Is
The Beat in the State fur Those
Afflicted With Lung or
Those wishing to engage ln the cultivation
of VINES AND SEMI-TROPICAL FRCITS,
will And here one of the
Very Best Places in Southern California
for that purpose, It being unsitrpawed in
CLIMATE, SOIL, AND ABUNDANCE OF WATER.
A limited number of INVALIDS will find
good accommodations for the winter at the
hotel and in private families.
On and after the first of January, 1974, a
Daily Line of Carriages
will connect Riverside with the railroad ter
minus, so that passengers Jfrom Los Angeles
can reach Riverside within a few hours.
J. W. NORTH,
President Southern Cal. Colony Assoclat'n.
Riverside, Oct. 27,1873. oc2Bm3pl
BOOK AND JOB PRINTING.
THE HERALD 0
OPPOSITE THE COITHT HOI'SE,
THE attention of the business com
munity of Los Angelex city nml county
In Invited to the facilities of this office for exe
cuting every description of
BOOK • JOB PRINTING
Fully alive to the Inferior manner In which
a great part of the Job Printing in Southern
California has hitherto been executed, the
proprietors of this establishment have deter
mined to Institute a new order of things in
A NEW POWER PRESS,
(the first to reach this far south on the Pacific
Coast), capable of printing a
LARGE SHEET POSTER,
either plain nr In colors, Is already running,
nnd driven by
which will also be attached to their new and
The facilities for turning out work will«thus
be equal to moat and superior to many offices
In San Francisco.
A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT
NEW TYT» E
of the most modern designs and approved
Eastern manufacture, has been selected. And
It Is intended so to equip and furnish this de
THE BEST PRESSES,
THE FINEST TYPE,
MOST MODERN APPLIANCES,
AS TO MAKK THE
HERALD JOB OFFICE
THE MOST COMPLETE
IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
They have engaged as foreman of this de
partment, one of the most experienced Book
and Job Printers in the country; and the
presses will be superintended by a Skilled
Pressman from one of the largest offices In
Will be printed from New Type, and the
greatest care exercised to Insure accuracy and
freedom from typographical errors.
POSTERS it HANDBILLS
Plain or ln colors, executed at very short no
tice and displayed in the bast, maimer.
STATEMENTS, B ' LL EADS
Of this class of work we shall make a spe
cialty, and Intend that nothing of the kind
shall equal us In this section.
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT,
Printed iv a superior manner, on plain writ
gin paper, or on Bond and Bunk Note Paper,
ln black or colors.
IN OOLD AND COLORS.
We shall nay particular attention to
Which will be printed In the Old Style Type
now so universally In favor, and which we
have procured specially for this class of work.
We shall also be provided for the printing of
BILLS OF FARE,
TICKETS, LABELS, TAGB,
AND EVERY VARIETY OK
GENERAL JOB PRINTING
PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL.
Job Printing House,
5E The Raco of Time Keepers.
HARPER & DALTON,
WHOLESALE AFD RETAIL DEALERS IN
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware,
FORCE AND LIFT PUMPS,
COOKING AND HEATING STOVES.
HARPER Ac DALTO HSfejßfe l TIIK LARGEST
STOCK IX LOS ANGELES OF THE
MOST VARIED GOODS.
EVERY KIND OF
PLUMBING, ROOFING GAS FITTING AND JOBBING OF ALL KINDS
PROMPTLY AND NEATLY EXECUTED VT LOW RATES.
Remember the Acldpesrai
HARPER *V DALTON,
NO. 81 MAIN STREET, Di.uiiej s Block) I.OS AN tJKI.I.S
AG EC V OF THE HOME MUTUAL INSURANCE CO.
BRODRICK & CO.
(ADJOINING THE POST-OFFICE, LOS ANGELES),
BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS.
A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OK
Offioe Stationery «$£ Soliool HooKs.
Miscellaneous Books not in stock promptly Furnished
at Publishers' Prices.
DEALERS IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND SHEET MUSIC.
Ag-ents |ioi* Steinway and
NEW PUBLICATIONS JUST RECEIVED.
E.IH. WORKMAN. WM, H. WORKMAN.
MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS OF
HARNESS, SADDLES, BRIDLES, WHIPS,
SADDI ERY WARE, Eto.
A GOOD ASSORTMENT OF
Ladies' and Gentlemen's TravcHng Hay;ts, SntohelH
and yaliaea on Hnnd.
FINE CARRIAGE, BUGGY, STAGE AND TEAM HARNESS AND SADDLES
OF OUR OWN MANUFACTURE, CONSTANTLY <>N HAND.
WE ARE PREPARED TO OFFER GREAT IPS
DUCEMENTS TO PI RCIIASEHN.
WS~ REPAIRING PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO.
Come and see us at tbe sign of the 810 HORSE, MAIN STREET, LOS
623 and 025 Clay street, San Francisco, and 101 First street, Portland, Oregon,
AGENT FOR STEINWAY'S BRAND, SQUARE AND UPRIGHT PIANOS,
For the Whole Pacific Coast.
Also Agent for the BURDETT ORGAN, the SHONINGER ORGAN. HAINES PIANO,
the Treble Bridge Guild. Church Square, KKANIOH & BACH, ERNEST GABLER and
KtENIHCH UPRIGHT PIANO. aarThe ONLY Music Publishing House on the Pacific
CoasL BRASS AND STRING INSTRUMENTS, of the finest quality and tone.
Music mailed on receipt of marked price.
United States Hotel,
i.os anoki.ks, c'ui.
The largest and most commodious Hotel
south of San Francisco.
nPHK UNDERSIGNED BEG
m. leave to Inform the traveling public thai
they have leased this WELL-KNOWN HO
TEL, und from their experience can iruly say
t lint hkrk permanent and trunslenl boarders
will thai a HOME.
FOR PRIVATE FAMILIES
We have suites of Rooms at moderate prices.
The extensive acquaintance we have formed
the State with the
Tvnvellin«j t 'omniim ity.
Is a lutßcient guarantee that this House will
always be their FAVORITE RESORT,and we
shall endeavor to maintain our reputation by
THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS
for our table, ami the CHOICEST WiNES
AND LIQUORS for our bar.,
We have all Spring Beds at this Hotel.
Our terms are moderate, call and see
us.-«u 11 .VMMEL AND DENKER.
MAIN STREET. I.OS ANtiELES.
rpHIS FINE AND COMMODIOUS
JL hotel, lormerly known as the "Bella
Union," has been enlarged, refitted, painted,
and refurnished In t he
RICHEST STYLE THROUGHOUT.
Its ELKO ANT SUITES OP BOOMS and ample ac
commodation* offer special advantages to lo
cal as well as to eastern visitors.
The Table is not to be Surpassed
out of San Francisco, and Is constantly sup
plied witii the choices! dellonelea Nothing
will be left undone to render I he house replete
with all the luxuries, conveniences and ap
pliances of a
The Western Dnton Telegraph Offices com
municate with the reading room.
The Hotel Carriages are constantly nt the
disposal of guests.
3, M. STAPLES & CO,
W. L. ITstick, Manager. novttf
" LAFAYETTE HOTEL.
THE PROPRIETOR DESIRES TO
inform the traveling public thnt this well
known house lias been
RENOVATED AND REBUILT
and now offers accommodations equal If not
superior to My other house in Los Angeles. ~
SINGLE ROOMS, OR ROOMS EN SUITE.
Tho Eating Department
will be conducted wit Ii especial oarej
LOS AIVOXULTBS, CAT..
JpiRST CLASS HOTEL,
FOR TRAVELERS AND ToURIsTS.
Centrally Located Frontage on
r Uh«' IJKST Table,
The BEST Ruoms,
Tho BEST AooommodrtttosAffj.
oc2.i-lmlp CHAS. KNOWLTON, Prop'r.
lllE~BEST!" THE BEST!
All 1<: A T> !
HIGHEST PREMIUM FOR SEW
ING AT THE VIE SNA KXPOSITION.
Gold Medal and Cross of the Legion
of Honor at Paris Exhibition.
The Wilson of Cleveland Received a
Medal of Merit Only.
OUR NEW IMPROVED MACHINE
Stands without a rival, and should find Its
way into every family. It lias reached the
highest state Of perfection of the Sewing Ma
chine yet produced, ami its sales me oonstatrt
lyjncreaaing throughout the world.
140 Sold in Los Angeies County
IN ONE YEAR.
JOF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,
Sold Cheap for Cash, and Repaired.
The HoWE Maciunk Co's Skwtng Ma
ciiinks have become celebrated the world
over. The work done on these machines is un
surpassed— sew ing tbe thinnest material and
the heaviest goods with equal facility, and re
quiring no extra adjusting for uneven thick
ness or;passlng over seams.
The Attachments for Hemming, Felling,
liruidlug, Cording, Quilting, Tucking, Binding
and Gathering are of the latest Improved pot
testis, and are superior to those used on any
The HOWE MACHINES are the STRONG
EST and SIMPLEST, und seldom or never
give any trouble in operating. They are the
oldest established iv I In- world (Mr. Howe
being the original Inventor), nnd arc in ad
vance of all others in Improvements and per
fection of mechanism.
for Southern ('iilil'oim
16 COMMERCIAL ST. OC2<ni2
LOS ANGELES WOOD YARD.
■" ATLfAMEDA STREET, OPPOSITE
XX. Griffith, Lynch * Co's Lumber Yard,
DRY WOOD alwnys on hand, and sold ut the
Lowest <J 11 Nil Kilt OH,
and delivered to any pnrt of the city. FULL
MEASUREMENT guaranteed every time.
Orders left nt the principal grocery stores, or
at the yard, promptly attended to, ocltlraipl
DOTTER & BRADLEY,
(SUUCESSOI S TO DOTTER & I.ORD.i
NO. 86 MAIN STREET,
Have a Better Assortment than Ever!
Bi EW A> 1 > CHOICE GOOIMI
E*l»iOO«l Still Elll'tllOl* 11 odllOOti
Elegant Parlor Furniture made to order to null taste of purchaser, nt Han Francisco
rate us, and more durable work guaranteed.
Superb \V.'limit, LMtrel Mid Mahogany Bed- i»>ni stills at remarkably low rates.
Also, Common ami Medium Furniture, of new and novel designs, at prices to correspond.
No second band (foods handled by till* firm in any shape. No misrepresentation allowed.
l me Spring Mattresses a specialty. <ireat variety of Wall Paper, Window Shades Lace
and Nottingham Curtains, Cornices, etc.,etc, Music stands, piano stools ami Piano Covers
at less i ban sun Francisco prices. Elaborate Draperies furnished, of any design, drawing* of
Which may he seen on application. < hlly limine in tiie city who have a Wagon ksi-kci w.I.V
built ;or the sale and careful moving of Furniture. Goods delivered anvwheie Within the cil\
limits, Mt£K ok cltAKdi .
ROLE AGENTS VOR THE NFW AND COMPLETE SCHSTITI'TF. FOR PLASTERING,
M v'cni'yV''' 1 ""' ll " 1:l " vt '' 1 ""' NEW LOCK-ftt'lTCH GROVER & BAKRR SEWING
some raw styles may now be seen never before introduced.
OIE CLOTHS, MATTING,
Rugs, Mats, EtCa
WE WILL ski.i.
Carpets, Matting, Oil Cloths, and anything else
pertaining to the Trade,
At Less Rates than any other parties in this city.
A new selection of samples of
TAPESTRY AND BODY BRUSSELS CARPETS, FOR THE FALL TRADE,
Cf*rp«3t», Matting Oil Cloth, Eto..
MATCHED AND LAID DOWN.
Tapestries Cut and Made to Order.
WITH DOTTKR & BRADLEY, No. 80 Main STREET.
Sign of the Big Red Rocker, 86 Main Street, Los Angeles.
S. NOR DLINGER,
No. 8 Commercial Street.
(iOOil) OOEI> OOOI>S!
Gorgeously Grand Gems!
Rubies, Emeralds. Sapphires,
Garnets, Opafs, Onyx,
Amethysts, Topaz, Turquoise.
A FPU, LINT. OT
Gold. Silver and Platina, Swiss, English and American Stop
Watches—Stem and Key Winders;
BRIDAL SETS, jVECKLACES AND LOCKETS.
RINGS, BREASTPINS, STUDS AND BUTTONS,
Gipsy Rings, Wedding Rings, Spectacles, Eye Classes,
Single a d Double;
EIGHT DAY CLOCKS AND REGULATORS, OF EVERY MAKE & STYLE,
Tne Best Display of Elegant Jewellry in Southern California!
lifdf All known Jewels set to order, in the Latent Styles.
H. S. CROCKER & CO.
IMPORTING STAT TONE US,
PRINTERS AND LITHOGRAPHERS,
-1 OI und -JO3 SnnsoraeSlrect,
THE MOST rOMPI.KTK
Book and Job Printing Establishment
ON THE PACIFIC COAST,
OStt. Orders from the country promptly llllcd.
Importers nnd dealers In
News. Book and Bill Head Paper. Etc..
Stilt ionevy, 1 tin ok Hoolc.
Legal, Letter and Note Paper, Envelopes of
every description, Writing and
Copying Inks, Copying Press
es and Hooks, Pencils,
Pens, Etc., Etc.
AS FULL AND COMPLETE AN ASSORT
MENT AS KEPT HY ANY ROUSE
IN THE STATE.
401 & 403SansomeSt.,San Francisco.
Nos t'i nnd II .1 street, Sacramento.
Bill Poster and Distributer.
T TANDRILLS, CIRCULARS. Pn<>-
JL JL GRAMMES, NOTICES, Etc. faithlullv
POSTED OR DISTRIBUTER throughout the
city and country.
N. B.—Parties ut a distance can send any
thing tbey wish posted or distributed in the
city or Hurrounding country, with assurance
that the work will be faithfully done.
orders may he left nt the office of the Daily
IIKXAi.n. H BERGE,
oc'Mf Ixw Angeles,
DEPOT AT LOUIS MESMER'S
WINK CELLAR,underneath the 11. S.
Hotel. Wine by the Gluss, Mottle or Uullon.
All kinds of
Liquors, Wines and Bitters
at wholesale and retail.
The public of Los Angeles arc hereby noti
fied t hut no other person ln I.os Angeles but
Louis Mcsmcrhus wines from the Cocomongo
ranches. J. L. SANSEVAIN.
Notice to Creditors.
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
the County of J,os Angeles, Hlate of Cali
fornia,—Estate of John liorn, deceased. No
tice is hereby given by the undersigned, ad
ministratrix of said estate, to the creditors of
and ull persons havingclalmsngainsttliesald
deceased, to exhibit them with the necessary
vouchers within four months niter the first
publication of this notice, to the said adminis
tratrix, at iter residence near the Misters' Hos
pital, or ttt the otllceof her attorneys, Uubbell
a Mitchell, In Temple's Block, in tne Cilvnnd
County of LOs Angeles.
MARY JANE HORN,
Administratrix of the Estate of John Horn,
Hated ut Lot Angeles, October 30, 1873.
NEW YORK BREWERY,
QHRIH. HENNE, PROPRIETOR
The CLEAREST, PlitSsT- and MOST BRIL
LIANL LAGER REER South of
Orders for DRAUGHT or BUTTLED BEER
promptly attended to.
Tho celebrated Beer from this Brewery dc
tles competition in the Slate. ocs-'Jinl|>
WA NT E I) — SEVERAL BAY
HOARDERS can find good nceoinmo
dationsat Mils. BACKMAN'H, spring street,
bear f int. ocBtf