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New Barber Shop, No. 1, Temple
Street, near Spring. Shaving loots.
Hair Cutting 25cts; no extra charge
Barron, Wilms & Adams.
F. R. Girard, geueral agent and
business manager for the well
known music house of Sherman,
Hyde & Co., San Francisco, will
spend a week in this city. Those
wbo wish to buy a Weber piano or
an Estey or Standard organ can ad
dress him care of Upham & Rae,
local agents, Los Angeles. Mr.
Girard will Bell on $10 and $20 in
stallments per month. ap7-lw
I oiler my stock of doors, sashes,
etc., at the following reduced pri
Bxlo $1 35
9x12 1 50
9x13... 1 65
10x12 1 65
10x14 1 75
10x16 2 25
15x28 2 75
15x32 3 00
15x36 3 35
15x40 3 50
Other sizes in proportion.
2.6x6.6x1 inch $1 00
3.6x6.6x11, meulded 1 90
2.8x6.8x11 " 2 12
2.8x6.8x11 " 2 25
2.10x0.10x11 " 250
3x7x11 " 2 75
Every other size iv proportion.
Also grout reduction in paints, oils
and glass, at No. 28 Los Angeles
street, under tho White House.
The Ladies' Oyster Rooms, Re
iiuena street, near Main, opposite
the United States Hotel, are again
opened to the ladies and will be
carried ou in a strictly respectable
way, so that all ladies, with or
without escorts, may feel at ease
and receive prompt and respectful
attention. Oysters in every style,
shrimps, tea, coffee, etc., constantly
■>n hand. Joe Bayer.
The nicest and prettiest line of
men's and boys' clothing that has
been seen In Los Angeles is just
received at Meyerstein's, 49 Main
street, next door to the Bank. 9ml
Uo lo McKenzie's, 129 Main
• treet, Ponet block, for tlie finest
domestic and imported liquors aud
wines, by the bottle or on draught-
Die purity of these wines and li
quors is guaranteed, and McKen
tie's iiost of customers testify
unanimously as to their merit. jStf
Joe Bayer, of Congress Hall, lias
just received a consignment of
Humboldt lager beer. It is a su
perb article and cannot be excelled
as a draught beer. Oysters,
shrimps, hot and cold lunches of all
kindg, constantly on hand. Give
him a call. Corner Maiu and Ri>
quena streets, opposite tho U. S.
Drawing across the lips, desiring
an acquaintance; twisting in the
jeff btfnd, I wish to be rid of you;
Winding it around the third linger,
lam married; winding it around
the forefinger, I am engaged; plac
ing it on the right ear, how you
have changed; taking It by the
center, you are most 100 willing;
drawing across the forehead, look,
we are watched; puttiug it in tbe
pocket, no more love at present;
letting it remain on the eyes, you
are go cruel; opposite corners in
both hands, do wait for me; twist
ing it in the right hand, I love an
other; drawing it through the
hands, I hate you; letting it reston
the right cheek, yes; letting it rest
ou the left cheek, no; twirling it in
both bands, indifference; drawing
across the eyes, I am sorry; draw
ing across the cheek, I leve you;
folding It, I wisli lo speak with
you; dropping, we will be (riends;
over the shoulder, follow me; rub
bing the end of the nose, meet me
at the Ladies' Candy Store, No.
II Sprlngatreet. 10-lw
For all kinds of tents, wagon
covers and awnings, go to John
Shatter, No. 68 Alameda street, op
posite Bisters' Sebool. He sells
and sews all kinds of canvas
cheaper than any one in Los An
geles Or San Francisco, by hand or
giaeblne. Second hand tents
ought and sola or to rent. fcStf
Call on Caroline C. Burton, at
No. 148 Main street, proprietress of
the Ladies' Hair Dressing Estab
lishment. She makes braids, curls
and waterfalls at the shortest no
tioo. Tangled hair straightened
and made op into any shape. Per
fumeries of tbe finest quality al
ways on band. oet4-lm-eod.
Meyerstein, 40 Main street, is now
receiving bis Spring stock. They
are Indeed tbe prettiest goods
ever brought lo this market, and
the prices are far below any that
we bave beard.' To convince them
selves we advise those wishing to
purchase to give Mr. Meyerstein a
City Bill Potter.
M. Engel, bill poster aud distrib
uter. All kinds of advertising
done at reasonable rates. Controls
all tbe best and most prominent
bulletin bill boards. Ofllee, No. 3
Market street. ap2Btf
Tbe Russian Electric Baths of R.
Hughes and Wife are located at No.
16 Main street, opposite tbe Pieo
House. Gentleman and la
dies will be waited upou by persons
of tbelr own sex. uovMtf
Genuine Marrlan's Burton Pale
Ale on draught at McKenzie's.
Do not fail to go and see tbe now
Stock of drygoods, clothing, boots
and stapes which bas just been
Opened and are selling lower than
ever at Meyerstein's, 49 Main street,
next to tbe Bank. mr9ml
Fulton's mineral water Is sold at
Merlam's, Central Block, Spring
street. aprll 12-lw.
Genuine Napa soda at Mc-
BUN DA V APRIL 21, 1878.
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Hereafter notices of companies, socie
ties, churches, etc., will only be inserted
In the 11 eralu as paid advertisements.
We reserve, for Places of Worship, a grat
is directory, which will appear every
Protestant Episcopal — St. Paul's
Mission—Rev. .Inmes Albecrombie.D. D..
in charge. Fullservlces.with sermon, iv
the Georgia (street School House, near Fl
gueroa street, at 11 A.M.
Catholic Cathedral.— Main street,
below First. First Mass at g a, m.; last
mass, at 10 A. M.; Catechism at 2.30 P. m. ;
vespers at 7 p. m.
Old Catholic Church. — Opposite
the Plaza. First muss at 5:110 a. M.I sec
ond mass at 7 a.m.; last muss at 9a. m.;
Catechism at 3p. M.; vespers at 4p. H.
St. a tiianaisius Episcopal Chdrch.
— Corner ol Temple and New High
streets. Rev. Wm. H. Hill, Rector. Ser
vices at 11 a, M. and 7:45 p. 31. Sunday
School nt M. Seats free, nnd all cor
Fort st. M. E. Ciiuncit. — Rev. George
S.Hlckey, Pastor. Preaching at 11 A. Si
nn d 7P. M. Sabbath School at ty, p. h
Class meeting Tuesday evening. Prayer
meeting Thursday evening.
Trinity M. E. CnuHCH South.—Spring
street, between First and Second. Rev.
Millard Law, Pastor. Preaching every
Sabbath at 11 A. M. and 7 p. M. Sun
day School 9:30 a.m. Prayer meeting 7:45,
every Wednesday evening.
Baptist Church.—Spring slreet, be
tween Fourth and Fifth stieo s. Services
at 11 A. and 7 P. m. Sunday School
directly after morning sorvlce Seats free,
nnd the publio nre cordially invited.
Prayer meetings Thursday evenings.
Presbyterian Church.—Rev. T. D.
Cunningham, IX I). Servlcos at Good
Templars' Hall, every Sunday at 11 a. m.
and T/ a p. M. Sunday School Immediately
after moruing service.
First Congregational Church.—
New High street. Rev. L>. T. Packard,
Pastor. Services at 11 a. m. and 7P. M.
Sunday School et MM. Alt are cordially
Unitarian Services — Rev. John D.
Wells, Minister. Services every Sunday
aftornoon nt So'clock, in Baptist Church
Spring strcot, near Fifth. Sunday Schod
nt 2p. M. Seats free. All arc cordially
CHuncn of Christ.—Preaching in the
Court House by the Pastor, John C Hay,
at 11 a. m and 7p. a. Sunday School at
10 a. M.
Evangelical Lutheran Church—
Rev, A. Geyer, Paster—Services In Union
Hall every Sunday nt 10:30 A. M. and 7:30
p. M. Sunday School at9:3o A. m.
WAR DEPARTMENT, SIGNAL SERVICE,
U. S. ARMY.
Division of Telegrams and Reports for
the benefit of Commerce and Agriculture.
Reporl.of observations taken at Los An
geles, Cal., April 20. 1678.
i"iEii "5 T i '
Maximum Thermometer, 59.
Rainfall since la e t report, 0.47.
J. M. Fkantz, Observer.
The steamer Orizaba Is duo from
San Francisco to-morrow morning.
Street cars run every thirty min
utes to Agricultural Park.
A furnished lioiho for a family of
adults is advertised for in our New
Mr. Slrowbridge, tlio proprietor
ofthe White House, advertises In
our New To-Day for it first class
woman as cook.
Rev. Dr. T. M. Cunningham will
preach at Good Templars.' Hall to
day ut 11 o'clock, and lecture in
the evening on Saul nnd tho Witch
Wo learn tliut v match game of
base bull will bj played at the race
track to-day, between the Pastime
and Name'ess clubs, for a stake of
$50 a Bide.
The Sunday school of St. Athan
asius Episcopal Church will hold
their Easter musioal festival this
evening, commencing ut 7:30
Workmen were obliged to sus
peod work ou the dam at the end
of tbe tunnel, yesterday, on acoount
of the high stage of water in the
Tho foundation for the uew hotel
to bs erected by Dr. Fulton, at his
sulphur well, has been laid, and
work upon the building will go for
To pass a pleasaut Sunday go to
the race track.
Tbe attention of persons desiring
to purchase fat or stock cattle and
fat wethers is directed to the adver
tisement ot General Shields, which
appears In our New To-Day.
From notice published elsewhere,
in this morning's Herald, it will
be seen that Patrick Kino and
Thomas McMahon havo entered
into a co-partnership to carry ou
the saloon und restaurant business.
We have received Judge Sol.
Heydenfeldt's plan for a Judicial
System for tho consideration of the
Constitutional Couvention, a syn
opsis of which we published iv our
telegraph reports yesterday.
Beethoven'o First Mass in C will
be sunn by the Cathedral choir, as
sisted by Mrs. Childs, Mrs. Doctor
Howard, Prof. Arevalo and Messrs.
Carter aud Yon Pioenies, nt High
Mass, at the Cathedral, this morn
Manuel Mirandoand Jesus Quibos
were up before Judge Peol yester
day on separate charges of embez
zlement. Mi rundowns discharged,
the evidence being insufficient, and
Quibo9 was scut to the chain gang
lor thirty days.
Mr. Jesse Yarnell informs us that
a four hundred acre tract of barley
between his home and Los Angeles
has been pressed by the late rain
as flat as a pancake. Doubtless we
shall receive the same news from
The rank vegetation is genera
ting myriads of small Hies.
The Messrs. Lips, Craiguo & Co.
have made arrangements to receive
monthly cargoes of tbe famous Ph.
Best Brewing Company's export
lager beers. These beers are made
at Milwaukee and bottled by the
Messrs. Stamm & Meyer. The
first of the cargoes arrived yester
day, consisting of an entire load.
The Messrs. Lips, Craigue & Co.,
through this arragemement, are
enabled to offer special advantages
to purchasers. The first prizes
were awarded to this Ph. Best Ex
port beer at the Centennial Expo
sition, at the Wisconsin Statu Fair,
held at Milwaukee, aud at the
luter-Stnte Fair held Chicago.
The first of the scries of meet
ings arranged to take place at dif
ferent points In the county for the
organization of Home Protective
Leagues, will bo held on Monday
evening, April SUd, at Pomona. A
number of good spenkers from the
original League will be in at
tendance, and the farming
in the neighborhood of tlio point
named will find it greatly to their
interest aud very probably to their
pecuniary advantage iv tlio end to
turn out in full force nnd attend tho
meeting. On Tuesday evouing,
the 23i1, a similar meeting
will be held at Itiverside.
Oil his late visit to Sacramento,
City Attorney Godfrey found lhat,
following the usual routine, we
would not get a copy of the new
City Charter before September. He
left orders for a copy to be prepared
aud forwarded at once. The docu
ment was passed precisely as it
stood when forwarded from Los
Angeles, certain moditlcations
which, as an afterthought, it was
deemed desirable to engrart upon
it, having failed to be inserted.
We aro indebted to Miss Tbecla
Maehl for complimentary tickets
to the German dramatis perform
ance at Vtirn Verein Hall this eve
ning. Tiie plays selected are,
" Mit Einander ausgewachsen,"
(first timo in Los Angeles) and
" Ganschen yon Buchnau." The
entertainment will conclude witli
a grand ball. Tickets 50 cents.
We acknowledge the receipt of a
complimentary ticket to the ball of
Division No. 1, Ancient Order of
Hibernians, Whloh takes place at
Turnvereiu Hall to-morrow (Ea9ter
Monday) night. The coinmitte in
charge have made every arrange
ment for Iho enjoyment of all who
Among tliu new artists engaged
by Col, Wood for t lie Opera House
are Rickey aud McCarty, the well
known Trish comedians; Misses
Emma Nash, Allle Hurt aud Nora
Watson, nil cf whom will arrive by
the steamer Orizaba and mnke
their first appearance on Monday
Tho following is the first caso
from another county, that we have
uoticed, postponed uutil tho meet
ing of the Supreme Court In Ibis
city: Bouton vs. San Gorgouio
Fluming Compauy—On motion of
White, attorney lor appellants,
cause continued until October term
at Los Angeles.
On and after Monday's rehoarsal
of the Jubilee singers an admission
fee of twenty-flvc cents will be
charged all spectators. All parties
holding Jubilee Concert tickets will
be admitted ou them without ad
ditional charge. The next rehear
sal will commence at 7:30 P. M.
The following Los Augeles peo
ple were registered at Sau Fran
cisco hotels on the 19th: S. M.
White, Palace; J. M. Johnston,
Cosmopolitan; Col. J. H. Wood,
International; P. Banning and
wife, The Baldwin.
Another Benedict! This lime it
is Mr. Lew Mawsnn, who was
uuited iv Hie iioly bonds, yesterday
by Judge Trafford, to Miss Lizzie
Adams, of Sauta Monica. We wish
the happy couplo all imaginable
bliss iv their journey through life.
We were glad to encounter that
genial compound of Angeleflo and
San Diegan, Judge Witberby, In
this city, yesterday. Our old
friend is looking a little younger,
if anything, than when we lastsaw
Wo understand that the Green
buck Clubs of this eounly havenom
inated as their candidates for dele
gates to the Constitutional Conven
tion, Judge George C. Gibbs, Hon.
H. K. S. O'Melveny and Hon. Ed
The rainfall of yesterday and day
before aggregates by the Signal
Service gauge 122 inches aud by
that of Mr. Bliss 1.50 inches, mak
ing a total to date by the former of
21.52 inches and by tho latter of
The Southern California Horti
cultural Society, by advertisement
elsewhere, invites proposals to fur
nish a suitable lot on which to erect
a Horticultural Pavilion.
Base Ball Championship Game.
The second match gamo of ball
between tbe Nameless and Acad
emy clubs for the championship
and the Jjiude prize, took place yes
terday at Boyle Heights. The
Nameless were under ihe necessily
of going to the but with but seven
players and wound up their first
in mug with v. blank. The Acad
emy l In n went iv and secured nine
runs before the inning closed.
From this time toils end, the game
was closely contested, winding up
ou the nintli inning with tbe Ac
ademy club four runs ahead. The
feature of the game was the time,
2 hours nnd 41 minutes which beats
anything of tlie sort in this section
and if we are not mistaken, in the
State. The following Is the score:
NAMELESS. O. R. AOADIMy O. B.
Taney, p 2 3 Oook, o 3 a
Rudolph, 2d b.. .3 1 Patrick, p. 8 2
W Taney, c 4 l ciapp, ad b l 1
M. Ohick, 3d b. 3 2 Turner, Ist 1. 1 1
Ready, r. 1 5 0 HcGomas, c. f. ..4 1
Mallard, lb 5 1 Qittoe, 3d b 3 1
W. Chick, I. 1...6 1 Spence, U 1 2 1
Stump, r. t 4 1
Tot.ua 27 9 Taylor, s. s 4 1
Totals 87 18
Academy—9 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 I—l 3.
Nameless 0 12 1110 1 2—9.
Umpire—F. M. Lippincntt.
Scorers—Academy, I). K. Bryant: Namo
|ess, W. S. Waters.
Time, 2 hours and 41 minutes.
In view of tbe general observ
ance of Easter by tbe whole Christ
lan family, we reproduce tho fol
lowing data from Chambers's En
Easter, tlio festival of the resur
rection of Jesus Christ, derives
probably its Teutonic name from
the festival of the goddess Ostara,
(In Anglo-Saxon Eastre) which the
Saxons of old wero wont to cele
brate about the same season at
which the Christian festival of
Easter occurs. In the ancient
ohurch, the celebration of Easter
lasted eight days. After the Elev
enth ceutury, however, it was lim
ited to threp, and In later times,
generally to two days. It was form
erly the favorite time for perform
ing the rite of baptism. The courts
of justice were closed, and alms
dispensed to the poor aud needy,
who were even feasted lv the
churches—a custom which led to
much disorder. Slaves also re
ceived their freedom at thatseason;
and us the austerities ot Lent were
over, the people gave themselves
up to enjoyment; hence tho day
was called the " Sunday of Joy."
To tbo popular sports aud dunces
were added farcical exhibitions, in
which even the clergy joined iv
some places, reciting from the pul
pits stories and legends, with a
view to stir the hearers to laughter.
Against this Indecency, the reform
ers of the Sixteenth Century loudly
aud successfully raised their voices.
During the whole week before
Easter— that is, iv the interval be
tween Palm Sunday and tbe begin
ning of the Easter festival—daily
services were held. On Easter day,
tue people saluted each other with
tbe Easter kius, and tho exclama
tion Surrcxit (He has risen); to
which the reply was Vere aurrexit
(He is risen indeed). The chief
solemuity always consisted of the
celebrution of the Lord's Supper.
Many of the popular obscrvuuees
connected with Easter are clearly
of pugau origin. The goddess Os
tara or Eastre seems to have been
the personification of Hie morning
or east, and also of tile opening
year or spring. The Anglo-Saxon
name of April was Estermonatb,
and it is still known in Germany
as Estermonatb. The worship of
tb s being seems to have struck
deep root in Northern Germany,
and was brought into England by
the Saxons. It continued to he
celebrated in many parts in lhe
north of Germany down to Ibe be
ginning of the present century, by
tbe kindling of boiilires aud mi
nierous other rites. Like the May
observances of England, it was es
pecially v festival of joy. Willi
her usual policy, the church en
deavored to give a Christian sig
uillcauce to such of the rites as
could uot be rooted out; und in this
case the conversion was particu
larly easy. Joy at the rising of the
natural sun, and at the awakening
of nature from the death of winter,
became joy at tho rising of the Sun
of Righteousness—at the resurrec
tion of Christ from Hie grave. The
bonfires can be traced iv the great
"paschal tapers," sometimes
weighing 300 pounds, witli which
the churches were lighted ou East
er Eve. Iv the ancient church dis
bursements of St. Mary-at-Hlll, in
tbe city of London, there is even
an entry "For a quarter of coles for
the hallowed flic on Easter Eve,
The most characteristic Easter
rite and tho oue most widely dif
fused is tbe use of Pasch (i. c. East
er) eggs. They are usually stained
of various colors with dye-woods or
herbs, and people mutually nake
presents of them. Sometimes they
are kept as amulets, sometimes
eaten. Games are also played by
striking Ihem against one another.
In some moorland parts of Scot
land it used to be the custom for
young people to go out early ou
"Pasch Sunday" aud search for
wild fowls' eggs for breakfast, and
it is thought lucky to flud them.
There can belittle doubt that the
use of eggs at this season was orig
inally symbolical of the revivifica
tion of nature —tbe springing forth
of life in spring. Tho practice is
not routined to Christians; the
Jews used eggs in tlio feast of the
Passover, and we aro told that Hie
Persians, when they keep the fes
tival of the new solar year, in
March, mutually preseut each
other with colored eggs.
From the Christian point of view
this "Feast of Eggs" lias been usu
ally considered as emblematic of
the resurrection and of a future
Notwithstanding the inclemeuoy
of the weather yesterday evening,
a delegation from Miuuehaha
Lodge, I. O. G. T., of Downey, vis
ited Merrill Lodge. A recess was
declared for introduction aud con
versation. After the adjourument
of the Lodge the visitors and a few
members of Merrill Lodge went to
Merriam's oonfectlouery aud res
taurant, on Spring street, and par
took of refreshments, and hud a
social time. At about half-past 11
the Downey friends started ou
their way homeward, having, no
doubt, enjoyed their visit to Los
The Tooth family do not hide
their lights, such as they are, un
der bushels. The Rev. Cbarles
Tooth, who made such a disturb
ance in the English ritualistic
world by his proceedings at
Hatcham, has a reverend brother,
Arthur, wbo tried unsuccessfully to
start a Ritualistic Church at Sieua,
of all places, but fouud it a barren
and dry ground, there being few
English or Americaus there, and
these few much too hard up to
spend their cash in ecclesiastical
man millinery. The Rev. Arthur
thereupon betook himself to the
more promising Held offered by
Florence, aud started an opposition
shop to the Rev, Dr. Loftus Totten
ham, an elderly diviue of au aris
tocratio Irish family, and all
Anglo-Florentines are now Tooths
or Tottenhams, aud the tug of war
is fierce between tho rival brethreu.
E. Germain & Co. sell better
groceries and provisions and cheap
er than any other bouse In town.
Ageuts for the Star Dairy cheese.
Nos. 122 and 124 Main street,
Don't fall to see that base ball
first part at Wood's Opera House.
Picnic grounds for churches and
schools can be had at Agricultural
KEARNEYISM AND THE CON
001. Dmahua'a Views—He Will Dot bs Pat
ent at the Conference.
Encountering Col. Peter Dona
hue, the Chairman of the Demo
cratic State Central Committee,
yesterday, we availed ourselves of
the opportunity to ascertain his
views as to the approaching confer
ence at tho Palace Hotel, on the
24th Inst In response lv an in
quiry, Col. Donahue informed us
lhat ho would uot be present at the
conference. He is on a paseo for his
health, having been suffering se
verely from neuralgia. His wife,
also, is an invalid. On leaving Los
Angeles he will go to Paso Rubles
Springs, to test, for his wife and
himself, tho benefit to bo derived
from tbe famed sulphur waters of
To nu inquiry as to what be
thought of the proposed fusion of
tiie two parties, Col. Donahue im
plied that it tiie Republican party
thought itself master of the situa
tion no such overture would ever
have come from it. He himself had
given very little attention to poli
tics of late, uud he had found his
position as Chairman of the Demo
cratic State Central Committee by
no means a beil of roses when he
was actively engaged in the party
The conversation next turning to
Kearneyism, Col. Donahue said
that tho newspapers had couferred
on the agitator a great deal of undue
Importance. Kearneyism would
have amounted to nothing at all
had it not beeu for the constant
prominence given to its leader in
this way. Kearney was a very or
dinary man, with simply the" girt
of energy. Mucli of the strength of
the Democratic party in California
comes from the Irish Catholics. It
was v mistake to suppose that
Kearney influeuceJ a largo element
of this class. The Alta, in its dis
cussion of Archbishop Alemauy's
letter, had assumed that Kearney's
followers were made up largely of
Irish Catholics. This was not so
Tho Workingmeu's ticket would,
in Col. Donahue'soplniou, draw off
more votes from the Republican
than from the Democratic party.
Tbe Democrats who had affiliated
witli Kearney ism would, in large
measure, return to the Democracy.
All that was needed was lhat the
situation should be fully explained
to them by competent speakers.
From the foregoing, It will be
seen that, while Col. Douahuo did
not directly commit liimself on the
question of fusion, he is by no
means v purtizau of tliu movement
tn surrender tbe Identity uf tho
MONTGOMERY BLAIR'S BILL.
An Intorviow with Mr. Blair—Tho People
Dofrau led of their Bight).
[From the Detroit News]
Mr. Blair—l am aware that many
Democrats have private reasons
for desiring that tliu contest shall
not be opened. But I have no fears
that any Democrat will attempt to
defeat the passage uf tbo bill. They
dure not do it. There is a power
behind this measure that no Dem
ocrat will care to encounter or op
Correspondent—To what Jo you
Mr. Blair—The people, who have
been defrauded of their rights, uud
wbooaremore for the perpetuity
of republican eoyerumont than for
the ambitious schemes of rival
Presidential candidates, whoso
prospects for 1890 would be jeopar
dized by seatiug Mr. Tildeu iv the
chair to which everybody knows
andudmits lm was elected. lum
perfectly well aware that there are
many Democrats who would like
to let this matter rest where it is;
but when it comes to voting on
the bill they will not dare to man
ifest their opposition. I round
them in the Maryland Legisla
Correspondent — Did you meet
with much opposition there? I see
the vote in favor of your resolution
wus very large.
Mr. Blair—When I first intro
duced it I could get but six Demo
crats to consent to its introduction
or to promise to, support it. But
they knew that I hud the senti
ment of the great mass of the
Democratic party with mo, and
they did not care to oppose that.
It has been said here in Wat'iing
ton that I am a very magnetic
man aud that I carried my resolu
tion through merely because of my
great personal influence. The idea
is absurd—it's all bosh. The power
of my "magnetism" and personal
influence is. illustrated by tho vote
I got fur Senator in the hotly
which is said to be controlled by
Correspondent — How many did
Mr. Blair—Two; that is the ex
tent of my personal influence in
that body. My resolution was
passed because It was right, and be
cause the Democratic members of
the Legislature knew that the peo
ple demanded it at their bauds.
And that is the way members of
Congress will view it. Why, sir,
every man of common s»use knows
that it would he death to the Dem
ocratic party if its representatives
iv Congress should solemnly refuse
to avail themselves of the provis*
ions of the Electoral law in refer
ence to the adjudication of lhe
question. Tbo Republicans could
then say to us, "You dared not try
the case before a judicial tribunal.
You have accused us of stealing
the Presidency, but you shrank
from having tliu charge investi
gated, because you knew that the
charge was false. It is you who at
tempted to steal the Presidency, but
you failed." No; if we are ever to
succeed iv electing a Democratic
President we must show the peoplo
that we desire suouess, aud that we
will not tamely submit tv be robbed
of the fruits of our victory wbeu we
do sucoeed. There are hundreds of
thousands of Democrats lv the
ceuntry to-day who will never vote
a Democratic ticket agaiu if we do
uot at least make an honest effort
to right the monstrous wrong which
has been done by robbing ihem. of
Correspondent—But how about
the Republicans in Congress. Will
they not oppose your bill?
Mr. Blair—No, sir. With what
show of consistency oould they
refuse tn allow Mr. Tildeu to avail
himself of tho rights which are
conceded iv the electoral law itself
—that of having the question ad
judicated before the Supreme
Court. Besides, Ido not imagine
tbat in the preseut temper of Re
publican Congressmen they will
care to exert themselves very
strenuously to assist Mr. Hayes to
retain tbe place whloh be has
ÜBed for the confusion and humili
ation of those wbo helped him to
his position. They are on the
point of kicking him overboard, at
any rate. But It would be death to
the Democratic party to adopt
him, even if his owu party at
tempt to drive him into it.
Correspondent—Who is tlio au
thor of the bill in question?
Mr. Blair—David Dudley Field
is tlio author of it, but it has re
ceived the approval and endorse
of the greatest legal minds of the
couutry. Mr, Field will be lv
Washington himself in a few days.
Correspondent -How long do you
calculate that it will take to put
the machinery in motion?
Mr. Blair—A very short time
will suffice. The bill will provide
for a speedy trial, and by a jury in
which the people will have confi
Just at this moment a delegation
of Congressmen came in and took
Mr. Blair away from me by force.
The following items are from the
Downey City Courier of April
Corn has been coming in quite
lively this week, doubtlesß under
the stimulus ofa brisk and advanc
ing market. Six or eight teams at
a time wero almost constantly in
We learn from Mr. John Mitro
vicb that work is still being prose
cuted toward oponing the coal mine
lately discovered. There is every
indication that the vein is a very
large and permanent oue.
Our exports tbe present week
have been as follows: Corn, 2,321
sacks, weighing 342,791 pounds;
wool, 9 bales, weighing 3,656
pounds; merchandise,2,oss pounds.
Total, 348,502 pounds.
The heaviest liail storm we ever
remember to have experienced in
California occurred on Monday
night last, about 10 o'clock, con
tinuing about fifteen minutes. The
hail stones seemeil like small sized
cannon balls as they poured upon
Wo understand that fruit iv this
section will be very backward this
year, on account of the cold condi
tion of the ground. Now that we
are promised warm and growing
weather fruit will mature much
more rapidly. There is promise of
an abundant fruit crop.
Illwlrlllt lour S4FVLVED4. J.
Saturday, April 20.
Sears vs. Heiman—Ten days ad
ditnnal time granted lo answer.
Hamilton etal vs. Blaucbard et
al—Motion of plaintiff to strike out
bill of costs of H. L. Blanebard
I.acy vs. Beaudry—Five duys
fut her time to prepare und serve
statement on motion for a new trial
Los Angeles City Water Co. vs.
Beaudry—Stay of proceedings until
motion for a uew trial is beard and
Jones vs. Fluhr & Gcrson—Five
•lays further time tv prepare ami
serve statement on motion for new
Nature Demands a Tonic
When the nerves are unstrung, the head
aches, the appetite Is poor or variable, the
sWcp disturbed, and a general deprecia
tion of vital power Is experienced. Such
a stato of things cannot long exist with
out tbe development of serious disease.
The most active and genial iuvlgorant
known is Hostetter's stomach Bitters.
The absolute purity of Its spirituous ba
sis and botanic Ingredients gives it a per
manent claim to public confidence, and
ilssupasslng medicinal valuo Is admit
ted by medical men of dlstlnciion, hy
whom It is widely used in prlvato prac
tice. For fever and ague—both as a pre
ventive und remedy — dyapepsla, liver
complaint, bilious remittent, flatulence,
and all olber Intsstlual disorders, it is a
llioroughly reliable remedy. It is lhe
antl-febi He specific par excellence of the
malarial districts of this and oilier coun
tries, where diseases born of miasma pre
vail, and as a gonoral household remedy
II is also universally esteemed.
J. F. Holbrook has removed from
Alameda street to the room for
merly occupied by Ibe Dollar Store,
at No. 27 Spring street. Ho lias
ordered to arrive v larjje stock
of goods. They will he here
in a few days, when Mr. Holbrook
will be able to make all kinds cf
tin ware, for farm and dairy pur
poses, at a lower figure than eve.
before furnished in Southern Cali
fornia. He will also manufacture
galvanized Iron cornices, window
caps, ornamental chimneys, sheet
iron water pipe and all other kinds
of sheet Iron work, as well ns arte
sian well pipe, Ban Jos6 pumps and
well boring tools.
Go to Wood's Opera House aud
then lo the race track.
Every body is well treated at
Wood's Opera House.
Ask your grocer for Star cheese.
It is a homo production, cheaper
anil better than the imported ar
The happiest men in town cau be
found at Wood's Opera House.
The finest picnic grounds, base
hall, swings, horizontal bars, in
Southern California are at Agri
ST. CHARLES HOTEL ARRIVALS.
SATURDAY, April 20.
B Bynton A w, Bostu X Clark, San Frnn
B Diftendorff.S Macs C A Kennedy, do
Mrs C M Waller, do i.sawald, do
I. <1 Mawson <x w. do Mrs MoElroy, do
Mrs LoDg.Santa Ana J B Osborne, do
Miss Ross, do T Burke, Annbetm
H M Qaylor, Butto A Petfcli.Frankforl
JBl.ankershlm.AliuoJ Wattle, F.l Monte
M \ WSON—ADAMS-In this city, April
20th, atlue residence of J. Trafrord, .1.
P., Louis o. Mawsoo, of this city, to
LtcaleL. Adams,of Sauta Monica.
HAN FRANCISCO STOCK AND KX
SAN Fbancisoo, April 20.
Ophlr IBViAV Confidence 4 00
Mexican »'.«»)» a NaT 4 Una)' lv
O ft O »H»*H Otali lOWV
B ft U i«' 4 k>i7 Bullion 4 80(94 65
Calilornia 37H Exchequer..!! SSii'l 00
BaTa*;e 14*® H Overman UV*l3*»
000 Va 1»»«»*4 Juatioe
Ohollar Me, »■» Succor 1 23
HAN 10®9'i Onion 4X@S
Orown poiuu «»1 » Alta »V*»
V Jacket I 00 Julia 3 3(h»i 13
Imperial 60(*4S Caledonia.. 3 AOUS'I M
Alpha 7X«SV 8 Hill 101 10
Kentuok 3On Laiij Waab 4 00
Delchor 4<a>3 16 Benton J 00
► ■ —=== —
t A situation, by a middle aged woman,
as housekeeper or to do light housewoi k
or attend a baby. Address Mrs. Julia
Smith, P. 0. ai'J-iw
, — 1 —
A respe table girl wishes a situation as
first-class chambormuM.wal ress or gon
eral housework lv a private family. Ad
dress M, Herald office. al7-lw
FOR MAN AND WIFE-The man Is a
good cook and the wliec*u do house
work. The man Is willing to make him
self generally useful, In order to get a
place together. Apply ut the Railroad
House, near new depot. alil-iw
FOR SALE—FOR RENT.
A IliW FURNISHED PLEASANT
ROOMS, lv a good locality. Apply at
One or more rooms,with board, hot aud
cold water bath, etc. Persons visiting
Los Augeles will And this one of tbe
plcasanlesl locations In town. Address
P. O. Box 1107. rnb2iitf
A COTTAGE OF FOUR ROOMS,
Fully furnished with bedding, furniture,
kitchen lurnlture and water, at No. 132
liuena Vista street, Los Angeles. Rent,
$20 per mouth, payable In advance. Ad
dress Q. W. W.. Herald office- mrs-tf
$1 to $1000 to Loan,
AT THE STAR LOAN AND BROKER
Removed to No. 6 COMMERCIAL ST.
Will advance on collaterals tl to f 1000,
on all kinds of personal property, suob
as watches, .lewelry, diamonds, pistols,
guns, eto. Oold, silver and U. S. Curren
oy bought and sold. nlltf
Tbo BILLIARD SALOON opposite tbe
New Depot. For price, etc., euqulre on
the premises, or ol Lips, Cralgue & ' 0.,
No. 3 Los Angeles street. ale-lw
CHOICE IRRIGABLE LANDS
Near Orange and Santa Ana,
Which were heretofore reserved by Gins
sell A Chapman, are now oll'ered for sale
or rent. KTHAILHOAI) DEPOT VERY
Apply to CAPr. GLASSELL.In Temple
Block. I.o.Angeles, or M. F. PARKER,
Sunny Rooms and Board.
Gontlemei. and their wlvej and slnglo
gent-* can be accommodated with board
and line. Urge, front, sunny rooms, con
taining all modern conveniences and
borne comforts, at the
New High street, only one black
from tho PostOfflat mid Court House, and
co ni mantis a charming view of mountain
aad vrtiiey, juiotf
Money to Loan,
ON CITY PROPERTY, AT REA
Apnly lo C. CABoT.
le2otf 31 Temple Block.
Private Boarding House,
No M, cor. Third and Hill sis.
arin.Vßl) BY THE DAY, WEEK OR
M.iNTII. Terms Reasonable. ol2lf
An I lON-QUAY HORSE, with black
head. Anyone finding ilie name will
please notify DR. PORTER, 16 Franklin
Came to the place of the subscriber, at
the Ballona, one bay ami one gray mare
and ono black hnrso, all branded I* P. ■
on theleithip. The owner can recover
the same by paying charges.
»Pt-2W B. LULONO. <
TOILET, CHEAP! .
THE LARGEST HALL IN
latin) feel, aad 18K foot celling. Adjoin- '
ins the Pico House, on Main St. Inquire
of \V.\l. ABttuTl'i on the premises,
W TJ X JLi
Cheaper than Wood
Lo9 Angelas Cns Co.,
AT Trillin V Mil) ON ALU ) SI'ItEET.
$15.50 PER TON.
Will Elc" FREE I.rCTITRF.S for one
month WFIi.nE-.P 1< AN I)SATUHD \Y
.v F rfc.lt .nou.'O, at I o'clock,
At her room?, ut southeast corner of Sec
ond aud Olive streets. fel7-lm
, Burnell & Rebbeck,
Landscape Gardeners and
J»tf No. 193 SPRING ST.
SHEEP RANCH TO LET.
7,000 ACRES OF LAND
TO LET LOW.
Enquire of C.CABOT, Los Angelea, or
A..1. HUTCHINSON, Pomona, nl2tf
Cor. of CENTER & LEMON Sts.
wn?OSI3 la'gc, sunny and a'ry.-wa
! TABt.fi Bupplled v. itli all the luxuries
1 the market urfnrds.
aarr REE COACH to the Hotel.
| apl3tf E.DUNHAM, Proprietor.
I »CC in otn AWEEKtoagenu.no
I BQO >0 «/i outfit FREE P. O
I vIOKKRY. Augua'a Maine. .eptiwly
1 FAMILY GROCERY,
NO. 41 SPRINC BT.
A full assortment of tirst-class Family
Groceries, Teas, Coffee, Sugar, Butter,
Kkk», Bacon, Hums, Lard, etc., kept on
hand AT REASONABLE PRICES. fe»tf
FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS !
IN COLD OOIN,
TO BE GIVEN TO YOONQ LADIES AT
THE DIFFERENT COUNTY FAIRS
Under eighteen years of age, who make
The Best Biscuit
Bowen's Yeast Powder.
State Fair at Sacramento, Cal tSO
State Fair at Rano, Nevada 50
State Fair at Salom, Oregon _.. 60
Siskiyou County Agricultural Fair.
Yreka „.„ 50
Northern District Agricultural Society
Fair, Marysvllle _ SO
Sonoma and Marin District Agricultu
ral Society Fair, Petaluma 60
Sau Joaquin Valley Agricultural So
ciety Fair, Stockton „ SO
Los Angeles Agricultural Society Fair,
Los Angeles „.. (0
Santa Clara Valley Agricultural Soci
ety Fair, San Jose AO
Mechanics' Fair, San Francisco GO
mr 9 d&w-tf
KWONG HING & CO.,
Chinese and Japanese Goods and Toys.
FREiH TKAS.cueapeat and best In the
town. CIOAKS of the best brands. Ser
vants aud hands of all kinds furnished,
Has facilities lor doing JOB
WORK notequaledin South
ern California. Power and
Job Presses run by steam se
cure promptness and moder
ate prices. Give this office
a call and secure work at San
Francisco Prices and of a San
Francisco finish and style.
1878. NEW YORK. 1878.
As the time approaches for the renewal of
Mioscriptions, tbe Bun would remind its
friends and well-wishers every where, that it
is again a candidate for their consideration
and support. Upon ita record for the past
ten years it relies for a continuance ot the
hearty sympathy and generous co-operation
which has hitherto boon extended to it irom
every quarter of the Union.
The daily Sun is a four page sheet of 18 col
unins, price by mail, post paid, 66 cents a
month, or $0.50 per year.
The Sunday edition of the Son is an eight
page sheet of 66 columns. While giving the
news of the day, it also contains a large
amount of literary and miscellaneous matter
specially prepared for it. The hundiy Sun
has met with great mimw. Post paid $1.20
The Weekly Sun.
Who does not know ihu weekly Sun? It
circulates throughout the United States, th*
Oanadas, and bejotM. Ninety thousand fam
ilies groat its welcome pages weekly, and
regard it lv the light of guide, counsellor and
friend. Its news, editorial, agricultural and
literary departments make it essentially a
journal for the family and th* fireside.
Terms: One Dellar a year, pott paid. This
price, quality considered,makes it the cheap
est newspaper published. For clubs of ten,
with (10 cash, we will send an extra copy
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