It wi«l pay you to make
your wants known to
the piblio thnouqh the
her/ loB Bixti- pace.
YOU XXXIX. NO. 105.
George S. Marygold
—and that o( the—
Fisher & Boyd Piano Co.
and will he conducted a- the old stand
oi the latter at
121-128 North Sirring St.,
—under the llrm name of—
Fisk Boyd & Marygold
—who will handle —
Steinway & Sons,
Estey & Packard
£SF~ The attt-n ion of the nubile
ls opectfully directed to thi" m«g
nlficentli eof iußtrunientn, and In
Fisher, Boyd (SftirypM,
121 and 123 N. Si,ringr St.,
138-140-142 S. MAIN ST.
"I _5. The ("heape-t and Most
i "' Keliable Place to Huy
China, Crockery, Glassware,
M$ Lamps, Gas Fixtures,
fcF House Furnishing Goods, etc.
On Special Sale this week —
Decorated Dinner, Tea and
Of entirely new and handsome pa'-
terns hey a c, f r quMi'y and
JE*. price, the best in .he market.
FINE INDUCFMFNTS also
, ;_ ' offered thi* week In onr entire— T ,~_
Woo not fa'l to (cc onr ,-,pOU .-f Y-tP
fprlay In south show «» J yrflp .V t _- I *V ~3
if PI ioill"!
PjUR MR. BLUETT being In New York selecting stock
for spring for which we MUST HAVJS ROOM, We
aire closing out heavy-weight goods at
This is the opportunity for customers and friends to
get OVERCOATS, HEAVY SUITS and UNDERWEAR
greatly under value.
MULLEN, BLUETT & CO.,
■ OPR. SPRING AND FIR-T ST^
BIG BARGAINS IN~PIANOS!
WILLIAMSON BROS., having purchased for cash, at a very
large discount, the stock of PIANOS and ORGANS carried
by W. T. Somes, are offering the same at great'y reJuced prices.
These goods must be sold at once to make room for NEW STOCK
from the east.
Intending purchasers will do well to inspect these bargains at
WILLIAMSON'S MUSIC STORE, 327 S. SPRING ST.
Largest stock of Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Books
etc., in town. Standardand White Sewing Machines, and all supplies!
327 SOUTH SP -iNG ST.
Eagleson & Co. s
Great Clearance Sale of
Wool Underwear, Wool Hosiery.
Heavy Cashmere Underwear,
Cashmere Hosiery, Negligee Shirts, etc.,
At Oreeit Reductions.
113 South Spring St.
If Vim Have Defective Kyes
And viilne them, consult us. No case of defec
tive vl-ion aro required is too
complicated for uu. Thecorrert Hujustment of
frames is quite as irapor aut a* the perfect fit
tti g of leuses, nun ih • (dentine fitting snd
making of glas-es and frame* Is our only buvi
tiehs (specialty). Hnve patisfted others, will
HatlMfy y Q. We use electrii! power, a d are trie
only huus• hen- that grinds gauged to otder.
a. ft. MAR IIUrZ. I,eadin7 Scientific Optf
rian ("pceliiii t), IG7 North st , opp. o.d
courthouse. Don't forget tue number.
Stimson Mill Co.,
Wholesale and Retail
PUGKT SOUND TINE and
Office and yard, comer Thi-'i s'. eet and Santa
Fe avenue, Los *UKelt-8 Tel. 04.
12-11 1 yr
MRS A. MEN DEN HALL,
Hairdressing and Manicure Parlor,,
107 North Bprlus street, room 23
Schuma net olock.
fihampoolni; done at residences If desired.
Cor. Broadway and Beoond.
Open daily from 730 a.m. toft;3o p.m. 01
-flctal bUHlnoss meeiings every Wednesday ai
j m. J. M. GRIFFITH. President.
JOHN SPIERS. Secretary. H-19 Bm
LOS ANGELES: TUESDAY MOENING, JANUARY 24, 1893.
DEATH'S SHINING MARKS.
Justice Lamar Suddenly
Bright's Disease the Cause of
His Taking Off.
Jnd<?e Giesham Named as His Pos-
Bishop Phillips Brooks Alio Suddenly
Called from the Field of Human
Action— Deaths of Oilier
Ry the Associated Press.
Macon, Gi , Jan. 23 —Associate Jus
tice of the Supreme Court L. Q C. La
mar died here tonight.
liie death was sudden in the extreme,
for since the justice had been here he
appeared to be gradually gaining. This
"veiling he visited for some time with a
friend, Dr. Llewellyn, and juet after the
doctor left the house, about 8 o'clock,
he was seized with violent pains in the
heart and died in a short time.
Bright's disease, with angina pectoris,
wbb the direct cause of Judge Lamar's
death, and given by the physicians as
being the chief complication in the case.
Justice Lumar was born in Putnam
county, Georaia, September 1,1825 He
graduated at Emery colleire, Georgia, in
1r45; waß admitted to the bar in 18-17.
at.d after a few years' practice in Oxford
Miss., went to Georgia. After a term in
ihe legislature lie returned to Misßis
ejppi and settled in 1854 ou a pis >ta
tion in Lafayette, being sho/fly after
ward elected to congress aa a Democrat
In 18(50 he resigned from c ngress to
cast bit. fortunes with the confederacy.
After the war he *gain took a seat in the
house of representatives", wt« elec'ed to
th senate in 1877, and in 1885 President
Cleveland appointed him secretary of
the interior and later elevated him to a
.-eat on the supreme bench
flr«*hnm'l Possible Klevatlon.
Washington, Jan 23.—Senator Teller
of Colorado is quoted as saying Judge
Gresbam will either be a member of
Cleveland's cabinet or a member of the
supreme court. Blatcnford and Field
of the supreme bench will soon re'ireon
•count of age, and Lamar being dead,
here will be three vacancies on the
DEATH OF PHILLIPS BROOKS
Boston. January 23 -Bishop Phillips
Brooke died here this morniug of heart
failure, brought on by a violent fit of
coughing. He was taken ill with sore
throat Tuesday, but his malady was not
considered serious till yesterday, when
his physicians discovered symptoms of
diphtheria. Another physician waß
called iv consultation but the patient's
condition did not seem alarming. This
morning, howev-r, without warning, he
had a sudden fit of coughing and bis
heart ceased to beat.
The standing committee of the Epis
copal diocese of Massacbnsetts met this
evening and decided that the funeral of
the late B shop Brooks should be held
on Thursday, January 26 b, in Trinity
church, Oopley square, at noon, and
that it should be public. The interment
will be at Mt. Auburn. A committee
was appointed to draft resolutions
The death of Bishop Brooks, which
came as a Bhock to hiß multitude of
friends and admirers, has called forth
expressions of deep personal sorrow
from clergymen of all denominations
and people in all walks of life, to whom
the bishop was an ideal man and
preacher. A meeting of Congregational
ministers this afternoon adopted resolu
tions eulogistic of tbe deceased. Joseph
Cook and others present paid eloquent
tributes to the dead preacher. At a
meeting of Universalist, Baptist and
Methodist ministers resolutions were
A Dead Editor.
Fort Scott, Kan., Jan. 23 —Dr. F. 8.
D'ckman, editor and publisher of the
Western Medical Journal, died today.
A Dead Baron.
London, Jan. 23.—Baron Strathedan
EX-FBESIOENr HIVES' WILL.
Bli Estate Equally Divided Between
Bli rive Children.
Fbemont, O , Jan. 2o —The will of the
late ex President Hayes was filed in the
probate court thiß afternoon. It pro
vides for an equal distribution of his
estate, the value of which ia not cor
rectly known, among his five children,
after tbe settlement of all just debts,
and a provision for bequests to the
Birchard library, at Fremont. Alurther
provision gives the home place, known
as Spiegel Grove, and all the property
connected therewith, to his children to
be held in common until all parties agree
to its sale.
It It Bald Ha It Going to Adjust the
Nbw York, Jan 23 —Andrew Carnegie
arrived from Europe this morning. It
ia understood be intends to go at once
to Pittsburg to adjust the trouble grow
ing out of tbe Homestead strike.
When tbe party arrived at Carnegie's
house at 5 West Fifty-first street, Henry
Clay Frick met his chief and for several
hour: the two were closeted together.
To all requests for an interview Carnegie
sent word that be bad nothing to say for
Washington, Jan. 23 —There is no
change in Blame's condition.
Successful men secure tine tailoring
with pleasing fit from H. A. Gets, 112
West Third street.
THE INCANDESCENT LAMP.
Henry Gobel and Not Wizard Edison the
Inventor of It.
Boston, Jan. 23 —In the United States
circuit court today, in the case of the
Edison Electric Lighting company, re
straining the Beacon Lamp company
of thin city from manufacturing incan
descent lamps, for an alleged infringe
ment on Edison's patent, the Beacon
company filed about 30 affidavits al
leging that the incandescent la mo was
not invented by Edison in 18711 as al
leged, but by a German-American
named Henry Gobel. The affidavits
show that Gobel, after having experi
mented for several years, final ly devised,
somewhat earlier titan 1600, nubatan
tially the form of incandescent lamps
now in use, and on which E lißon
claims the patent. The nee of this lamp
was necessarily limited by the fact that
dynamos were not then invented, but
Gobel made many of these lamps in full
anticipation of Edison's lamp, and ac
cordingly Edison's patent is invalid.
Attempted Bank Robbery.
Fairfield, Cal.. Jan. 23 —An attempt
was made last night to rob the bank of
Suisun. Entrance was gained through
a hack window and the burglars knocked
off the handle and combination knob on
tbe vault, drilled a hole and ineerted a
lighted fuse. For some reason an ex
plosion did not occur and the burglars
left without booty. Business at the
bank is suspended until the vault can
AT THEIE OLD TRICKS
ATTEMPTED TRAIN-WRKCKING ON
THE PORTE RVIjIXE BKANOH.
Kvnu*. aud Boutag Thought to Have Put
Up the Jub tn Order to Get
Even tVith Engineer
Fr«»no, Jan 23 —An atterrmt at train
wrecking was made on tho Vorterville
branch, Sunday night at 7:50 o'clock,
the purpose being to ditch'the paesen
ger train that leaves here for Porter
ville at 5:30 p m Phipps, the engi
neer who was held up by Sontag and
Evans, runs this train. The roadbed is
in excellent condition, and the train
when nearing Porterville runs aim g
at a very fast rate. The place
where the wreck 'was attempted is
between Roth and Porterville, not very
far from he latter place. The persons
who planned the wreck had piled ties
across the track. They also l*'d a steel
rail in front of t.he ties In »ddtt on
obstruction, made efrJtJ effort to stop
the train, but he was too close to reduce
the speed materially. The engine
struck the obstruction, scattering the
ties in all directions. One tie was lifted
in the air aud hurled past the fireman*
side of the cab ' p he whistling poet af
forded hut little obstruction, and, bp good
luck would have it, nobody was hurt he
yoml a little shaking up. Li'tie or no
damage was done to the engine. No- I
body was seen in the vicinity of the
obstruction. When the train stopped
the passengers were badly frightened.
They thought they were about to go
through a train robbery exp»rience.
People bslieve Evans and Sontag are re
sponsible for th« attempt, it being sup
posed to he their intention to get even
with Phipps for testifying against George
BUKNBD IN IHK GULF.
Sad Fats or th* Bark Hea Breese—Her
Crew »ll safe.
Ran Diego, Jan 23 —Trie steamer Sao
Jose arrive ! this morning, bringing 38
men of the crew of the Am ricau bark
Sea Breeze, which was burned in the
Gulf of California. The Sea Breeze left
San Francisco December 19 h for the
Gulf of California to secure wood be
fore going on a whaling expedition to
the Arctic. At Ma.treisland she secured
wood, but on January 10th fire broke
out and the hark burned to the water's
edge. Th« 43 men on her escaped iv
small boats to the ie'and and were sent
to San Bias by the governor. Five of
the wrecked crew remained there and
the others came north The S«a Breez
was commanded by Captain Worth and
owned by James Mr Kenna of San Fran
A 810 CONTRACT.
A I*os Angeles Firm to Lay Pipes in the
Special to the Herald.
Pebris, Cal , Jan. 23 —The board of
directors of the Perris Irrigation district,
at a meeting today, awarded the con
tract for completing -the lateral pipe
system of the district to the Lacy Mann
factoring company of Los Angeles for
$90,000. Work will begin within 16
days from date and will be finished in
150 days from the time of commence
ment. The system when completed will
furnish water to the 13,000 acres em
braced in the district.
San Diego's Fish Industry.
San Diego, Jan. 23 —A company has
been formed here for the purpose of
shipping lobsters, rich, etc , to eastern
markets. The first carload left tonight
for Philadelphia. The company states
that 30 tons per week will be sent to
Chicago and one carload per week to
Charge of Murder Dismissed.
Pan Rafael, Cal., Jan. 23—Upon
motion of District Attorney Cochrane,
Judge Angellotti dismissed the charge
of murder against W. A- Alexander in
the superior court this morning. Alex
ander killed Joseph Marshall, a convict
at San Qaentin, November 29th, last,
while he was trying to escape.
Scott Abandons Hia Contest.
San Francisco, Jan 23 —H H. Scott,
Non-Partisan candidate for sheriff in tbe
recent election, has given np the recount
which has been in progress for a week,
and Sheriff McDade will hold tbe office
GOING TO SEE ABOUT IT.
Gorman and Whitney Hold a
The Montana Senatorship to Be
A. Democrat ShouJd Be Elected at
The Senatorial Deadlocka In North Da
kota, Nebraska, Wa«hingtou, Wta
oonßlu and Afout»na Are
By the Associated Press.
New York, Jan. 23.—An evening pa
per save: S-'nator Arthur P. Gorman
of Maryland, chairman of the Demo
cratic steering committee of the senate,
had a conference today with lion. W.C.
Whitney on the situation in Montana.
Senator Gorman is confident the Demo
crats will organiz.) tbe senate, even if
the troubles in Montana are not settled,
but he wants a Democrat elected from
that state just the same. Tbe situa
tion in Montana has been
the subject of several previous
conferences between the Democratic
leaders and it was thought at one time
the trouble there was settled, but it has
broken out again since tbe legislature
met. Senator Gorman and Mr. Whit
ney will communicate wiih the party
leaders in Montana and if tho troubit
there caunot be Bettled by correspond- j
encu, some one may be Ifent out there to j
see if the factions within the party can- |
not be united.
THE WASHINGTON DEADLOCK.
Olvmhia, Wash., Jan. 23—On the
twenty-fifth ballot for United States
senator, Shadle of Pierce changed from
Allen to Turner, the vote standing:
Allen, 51; Turner, 25; Griggs, 27 ; Teats,
9. The twenty-sixth balot waa the
In the caucus tonight the 27 Demo
cratic members of the legislature picdgul
themselves to vote solidly for Griggs to
the end of the session if oeceesary
lurnet'a 25 supporters have also agreed
to stand drm Oue of tbe Alien men
stated toi ight that he w.uld remain
with Allen but two days more. Allen
has 51 votes, withi'i six of a in
Tne time Populists have also cxi
a determination to vote lor their candi
date to the end. X
' joint ballot for Unitea u»»«co i
showed no new feature other tt
wi bdrawal of John M. Thurston K-p.).
P.vtsrs (Pop) held the independent
vote, receiving 43, while Paddock, owing
lo several absentees, received but 27
Chief Justice Maxwell received one, and
is being talked of as a dark horse, while
the withdrawal of Thnraton is said by
some to mean the election of Governor
| Crounse, who is said to be very favor
ably regarded by several Populists in
j the event of their going to a Republican.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 23 —Th-s legis
latuie will take the first vote for senator
tomorrow, each house voting separately.
There is no possible chance of a choice.
Those most prominently mentioned at
the beginning are now believed to be out
of the race, which is expected soon to
narrow down between Holliday and
Cam, with a dark horse as a possibility.
Bismarck, N D., Jan 23 —Two bsl
lots for senator were taken today, with
out change, except that M'lir (Pop.) re
ceived 20 votes, the D moorats aud
Populists combining on him.
Madison, Wis, Jan. 23—The first
baliot in the senatorial contest tonight
reeulted: Mitchell 30. Bragg 29, Knight
19 Five others followed without
cnange and tho caucus adjourned until
Topeka. Kas., Jan. 23.—The Republi
cans tonight nominated James W. Ady
for United States senatoron third ballot,
the vote standing Ady 43, Perkins 28,
THE BALLOTING IN MONTANA.
Helena, Mont , Jan. 23 —There is
practically no change in the vote for
senator. The ballot today was: San
ders, 27; Clark, 18; Dixon, 11; Collins, 2.
Am... sty for Father Koltslnskt.
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 23.—A local
paper cays Father Koiaoineki has been
iv Washington in obedience to a sum
mons from Monsignor Satolli, the papal
delegate, for a conference on the troubles
that led to his separation from St. Al
bertns Polish church, six years ago, and
the setting up of an independent church
of his own. It is accepted to mean that
amnesty is to he extended the Polish
priest, who defied the orders of his
bishop to withdraw from his charge,
and who has been able to hold his large
following of Catholic Poles, notwith
standing the warning that all who ad
hered to him would fall under the ban
of the church.
The McDonald Will Caae.
Noblesvillk, lud., Jan. 23.—The trial
of the BUit to overthrow the will of the
late Senator Joseph E. McDonald, on
the ground that the signature was forged,
hegan here today. All day was con
sumed in securing a jury, most of whom
are farmers. The euit is brought by
Malcolm McDonald against the widow
of the senator.
Bold to an Kngllah Syndicate
San Fbancisco, Jan. 23 —Au even ing
paper publishes a rumor which state*
that the French stockholders who con
trolled the majority of the stock in the
Panama railroad have Bold their inter
eat to a syndicate of English capitalists.
The rumor is supposed to have origin
ated in New York and is not confirmed.
BIG FOUR HORROR.
The Lilt of Head sty ■11 <■ rt to Twenty,
aud More Oylcg;.
Alton, 111., Jan. 23—Three more
death? this morning increased the
death roll of Saturday's horror to
twenty. The additional dead are J. N.
Murray, county assessor; Charles Mai
ler, a farmer; Joseph Herman, a child.
The physicians expect 12 more of tbe
injured to die within a few hours.
Every physici.tn within reach is en
gaged in the work of alleviating tbe suf
fering of the burned and bWckened vic
tims, but tbey find their efforts almost,
uoavailing aa the wounds of many are
too deep 'or anything except death to
relieve. Relatives of the sufferers and
the dniul from other points an) ornving
The dead are so fearfully disfigured that
it ia next to impossible to identify
them. The coroner ia busily engaged in
the work of Inquest.
The 'nnerals'of llenrv Penning,-John
Loi-k, Elws-d and William Miller, John
Wilkinson, Uuarl»3 Utt and Willie Mc-
Carthy were held today. The body of
H. Cornelias, a student of Bburtleff col
lege, was shipDed 'o his lowa home this
morning. VV. E Hichardson, John
Burke and Frank Si-hulling show a re
markable tenacity to life, hut death for
them is but a little way off The boa
pital is like a dead bouse; tha odor of
burnt flesh ia everywhere. The doctor
in elmrge save all in t!>n hospital are
eo.ually injured and death is certain in
OUTRAGE IN GUATEMALA
j THE BRITISH EMBASSY STORMED
UV A MOB.
Minister Goslldr's Pun Fatally Benton.
Keparcation .Asked at tho -Ifusilo
of British Guns— President
Barios Afraid to Act.
Panama, via Galveston, Jon, 23. —A
dispatch from Guatemala says : A mob
attacked the British legation and beat
Minister Gosling's eldest ton so severely
that ho may die. Minister Gosling's
youngest son shot one of the mob dead.
The British warship Melpume.ne is at
Sin Jose and her commander has cabled
for the Warspite and Nympha to come
aud assist him in blockading the port,
bo reparation may be obtained without
the bo'ttbardment of the port. Presi
dent. Bariuua is said to have refused, so
Ur, to tjrunt the British demai ds for
' reparation. He protests that oe is
; powerless to do so, as any attempt on
' j..,., ~ Jl.yj-fLVX.'JL"'' tbeon!r»g« .vouhl
!!->-•- > -o- .'. irSra
. iar< i watj* c"uwna in.t,.r to wait until aopa
-1 Isr h'elinjc has subsioVt before tbey net
...'.iuviiitie c-u.u oi tho tk\iu is itol
mentioued Dy the dispalch.
Reports of the Involution OnnQrinLd—
Hippi.lyto'rt l up ipularity
Panama, via Galveston, Jan. 23.—
Mail advices from Hay ti today confirm
the former reports as to the revolutiou.
Hippohteis making a strong effort to
crush the revolutionists, who evidently
exploded their plot prematurely, and is
meeting with partial success. A large
majority of the people sympathize openly
with the revolutionists and most of the
others aßßist them covertly. Tho big
commercial houses also are supporting
the enemies of the present government
both on the island and nhroad
Pakis, Jan. 23 —The Haytien legation
here haa iseued a ileuiai of t tie reports
of revolution in Huyti. It declares
ihat tranquillity pitveils everywbereiu
RIOT IN BOGOTA.
Newspaper Oillces Mobbed aud Priuters
Panama, via Galveston, Jan. 23 —The
artisaus and laborers of Bogota united
Sunday in the streets and mobbed the
offices of newspapers, which recently
ciilicised them severely They destroyed
the presses and pied the type, killed five
compositors and mortally wounded two
editors. The mob then tried to set fire
to the offices, but were held at bay until
the police were summoned. The militia
and police cnarged the crowd, and, after
a stubborn fight, they were dispersed,
several beiug teverulv wounded.
A BADLY "BUSTED" BANK.
Depositor! Expect la llet liaolt Ouly 15
Per Cent tit Their Dep sit-.
Yankton, S. D., Jan. 23—Receiver
Cravens of tlie defunct Scougal bank
made a report on tbe condition of the
bank tonight at a meeting of the deposi
tors, lie stated that tbe affairs of the
institution are very badly mixed and
that great difficulty was encountered in
arriving at huv sort of a satisfactory re
sult. The liabilities are placed at $127,
000. Eliminating accounts which may
have been settled, but which do not
show ou the books, tbe liabilities
amount to $50,000. Tne assets, exclud
ing all accounts which can possibly be
worthless, amount to $7000. The depos
itors now expect to realize about 15 per
cent upon their accounts againßt the
Smallpox at Hacrrtuiento.
Sacramento, Jan. 23.—The discovery
was made today that a man named
Shoup and four children were down
with smallpox at their home in the
country, near this city. The house has
been quarantined A man named ClufT,
who came from Dunsmuir a few days
ago and went to the raiiroad hospital for
treatment, has been found to he suffer
ing from the came disease and has been
removed to the pest house.
Kscap (1 Prisouers.
Springfield, Mo , Jan. 23—Five of
tbe prisoners who broke jail Saturday
afternoon ate still at lioerty and the
sheriff's posse has about given up hop*
of their recapture. Tbe five at lnigs
are the worst of the lot and include Ileu
frow, who was sentenced to be hanged
Advertisers gain thb
BEST RESULT* THROUGH
THE HERALD'B WANT COL
UMNS CN SIXTH P*QB<
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
BRETZ'S IMPENDING FATE.
Cator Makes a Long Speech
in His Defense.
The Committee Stands 5 to 2
tor Ousting Him.
Vann, Populist, and One Republican
TUB A»ml>lj Passes a Nicara-oa CanY
Besululluo-A Batch of Inter
esting New Bill* I"*
By the Associated Press.
Sacramento, Jan. 23.--The BreU in
veßtigation closed tonight with a long
argument by T. V. Cator, Bretz'a coun
sel. The committee afterwards held an
executive session but reached no con
clusion and will hold another meeting
in the morning. It iB expected the com
mittee may report during the day.
It is probable that a minority report
will be presented, as it is understood the
committee stands five to two for expell
ing Breiz. Vann, tbe Populist member
of the committee, is stated to be one
who will not agree toexoulsion, and one
of the Republican members of the com
mittee is also understood to be
In the assembly today the resolution
relative to the Nicaragua canal was
taken up. Adams offered a substitute
recommending that the government buy
out the cana! company and own and
control the canal absolutely. Alter a
long discussion Adams' substitute was
lost by a vote of 21 to 50. Dodge then
offered an amendment to tbe senate res
olution favoring the absolute ownership
and control of the canal by the United
States, if possible. Carried—ayes, 66;
noes, 1. , .
Bledsoe's motion that the resolution
for an investigation of tbe railroad com
mittee, which was special order for to
day, he made a special order for 11
o'clock Thursday, carried. Adjourned.
The senate convened today at 2 p. va.
Sacnnd reading of bills was taken np.
Among the measures introduced was
one requiring the railroads in cities of ■
over lOd.UOJ inhabitants to pay 9 per
cent of their gross receipts ior- the lm
' provement of pa rks and public rqwt*.
1 Goucher presented a remonstrance
agaiiißt I lie creation of Madera oottnty.
Thi second reading of bills waa lol
,a.i» ; .«) wwit. _..t-.
ill CKW li.'TH'H LN£ING BILL.
A '.ol' introduced in the assembly to-
day by Duckworth of Monterey provides
for tbe publication of semi-annual state
ments by banks, showing their actual
financial condition on tbe first Monday
in March and the first Monday in Sep
tember. The law as it stands today re
quires these statements to be published
aud filed with the bank com
missioners in January and July.
Under the provisions of the
Duekworth bill, they would be made on
the same day that the statements of the
assessors of tho different counties are
made. It is also provided that all
hanks shall furnish the bank commis
sioners with a list of depositors and the
amount due each depositor. Under
this law tbe assessors will be enabled by
reference to the report furnished by the
bank to the bank commissions to in
clude in the assessment of personal prop
erty, the money deposited in bank to
the credit of every tax-payer. Under
the present system it is impossible for
the assessors to reach this class of per
sonal property. If the bill is passed
the assessment roll of the etate will be
augmented to the addition of nearly
$1,000,000 which heretofore escaped
A CONVICT THINTINO OFFICE.
A bill waß introduced by Taggart ol
Alameda in the assembly today provid
ing for public printing at Foleom. It
call for the erection of a paper mill,
printing office and book bindery at tbe
prison, under the control of the state
board of prison directors. The water
power there is to be utilized as far as
possible, and tbe prisoners are to be em
ployed in the various departments. An
appropriation of $300,000 to carry out
the provisions of the act is called for.
Among the bills sent up in the assem
bly were the following: Providing for
a depository for county funds; regu
lating the practice of medicine; to de
clare what cons-itutes insurance com
panies and define their duties and pro
vide for an annual statement of their
husiness; regulating the sale of lands
uncovered by the recession of waters of
inland lakes and unsettled swamps and
overflowed lands; exempting agricul
tural, horticultural, viticuitural and
pastoral occupations from license taxa
The senate committee oa county
boundaries took up the Riverside bill
this afternoon. Ford of San Bernardino
and others spoke at length on the meas
ure. Th « committee adjourned subject
to the call of the chair.
The senate committee on judiciary
has decided to favor the bill making
Labor day a legal holiday.
The military committee considered
McCauley's bill limiting the companies
in the state to 70, and redisricting the
state, and decided to report it favorably.
The senate committee on constitu
tional amendments took up tbe substi
tute for senate constitutional amend
ment No. 8 relative to the abolishment
of the railroad commission and fixing a
schedule of fares and rates Man
ager Leedß of the traffic asso
ciation made a long speeca
relative to the differences
in tariffs on several roads at compared
with that of the Southern Pacific. On
motion of Carpenter it was decided to
stay iurther proceedings uotil Wednes
day night, or until printed copies of the
Bubßtitute can be ohtaired.
Mouterey Znit s «,a». j
Fbesno, Jan. 23 -iTno director/of the
Monterey and Fresno railroad rfmpany
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