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HOW BIG GUNS DODGE NIMBLE PEN
CILS AT THE HOTELS.
▼he Hotel Visitor Is Sufo If He Hus Made
Himself Solid with tho Hotel Clerk.
Thankless Work for Enterprising News
paper Men —Many Tricks.
In attempting to avoid a man or a wom
an at a large hotel it is necessary to use v
good deal of wisdom. You do not need to
be a detective and glide through tfce lobby,
making frequent changes tn your headgear
or in yottr coats, or in pulling on or taking
•ft a false mustache. All you need to do
Lie to the bell boy.
Tip the clerk.
Locate the little side door.
And attend to one or two other small
When tbe reporter starts out on the "ho
tel beat" trying to interview celebrities he
has absolutely no guarantee that his work
Will net anything worthy of record. A
hotel "beat," lt should be understood,
means getting news at the hotels. "Beat"
la used tn the sense of route.
This is about the way it goes: Tbe re
porter stops first, let us Buy, nt tha famous
place that has the marble corridor, the re
sort of hU the politicians of the Union—the
Fifth Avenue hotel. Ro looks at the regis
ter. He nods to tho clerk, passes the topic
of the day and incidentally asks whether or
not there aro any notables on hand.
He sees the name of Charles T. Yerkes on
the blotter. He has been reading the pa
pers, and he knows consequently that Mr.
Yerkes has donated fcoO.OOO to tho Chicago
university for a telescope. That's mighty
good stuff, he thinks to himself. So he
scribbles his name on a card and scud* it up
stairs by the bell boy, requesting the privi
lege of a brief talk.
Now, notec'ne circumstance—tho reporter
is never allowed to go up stairs of his own
free will. He knows, maybe, where Mr.
Yerkes' room is. He could go directly to
it, but he would be stopped by a porter or
by a hotel detective. So he has to trust to.
the bell boy to bring an answer.
That worthy starts up stairs at a lively
clip. Tlie last the anslous reporter sees of
him is the tails of his coat as ho zips up the
marble stairs. Pivo minutes pass. He
does not return. Ah, yes, here he is. He
sings out to tbe clerk, mind you, aud not
to tbe waiting reporter, these words:
"No. 189 not in. Don't know when will be
In." Then the 1 ell boy directs his itepa
Over to the wooden bench over in tha
anteroom and sits up straight, like r i
dier, a pained expression on his hta
There is no going behind tbu wtonft If
the hoy says "He's out," he may mean
"out" in the social sense of noi "honi*."
But you can't help that. And the sly ras
cal over there on the wooden board, tie's
reading a dime novel!
Sometimes a big gun will get away from
a reporter by registering under a fa'se
name. Mr. Astor often travels incog. Not
maro than ten months ago he was un
earthed at a botel'in Kansas, where he had
been stopping under the name of one un
known to ftiine. A vuriation is to register
under the name of your gentleman's man.
It fs clever, easy aud usually effective.
Men rarely remain around the hotelsany
way, whether they are big guns or little
fishes. A man registers at a hotel, goes
to bed ii it be night, gets out in tbe
morning arid away to business. When
the reporter comes iv, say at 1 o'clock, tht
birds have usually flOVvn. To see a man's
name on the register is a long, long way
from finding hira in tbe hotel. After wait
ing five hours to see* man likely enough
that worthy will rwly :ijhati ho won't see
yon. Then you wfjl be rebuked by your"
japer for neglect of duty.
Another way of escaptog reporters at the
hotels is through th,* clerk. When Mr.
Walk-in-the-mud, of Mudville, tho recent
ly elected governor, drops down on the
New York hotel, ho registers his name all
Sn a flurry, and then, leaning over the coun
ter, says to tbe clerk in a hoarse voice:
"Remember, I am not in to any report
ers." The clerk bows, rings up trout, and
tho gentleman is shown to jtis apartment
Hall an hour later Mr. Hotel' Lounger, a
reporter for a dally newspaper, comes in.
He looks over the lint of arrivals. He sees
the name of Mr. Walk-hi-the-mud. Ho
fetches out his oard. It says:
i Mr. Hotel Lounger desires to see Mr. :
W-I-T M for abrief talk for The So-aud- :
; so. No polities. Time, say, ten minutes. :
; Interview to be on topics of day, with :
: pleasant porsonal referonce to Mr. W-I- :
; T-M's recent ouboesses.
There is a neat little flb on that card. It
Is made to appeal to the foibles and vani
ties of mankind. He hands this card tc
the clerk. The clerk scans it narrowly and
sayn: "I am sorry, but you cannot see Mr.
\V. today. He haw left strict orders that he
will not see any one."
"Oh, I don't know."
That settles ft. The estimable gentleman
may at the moment be in his room smok
ing cigars and putting his feot on the back
of a chair, but he is secure in his retreat; no
ono can get at him. He has fixed that with
Many a good man and a few bad ones
have managed to escape from hotel report
ers through the side door or through the
ladieti' door. It will happen, let us say, like
The reporter is in hot puMUit, and tht
game Is acting very Jttf. Maybe the re
porter has been pestering the guest almost
to death. He is waiting for his man in the
lobby. Every half honr he sends up his
card. Hie answer cornea down that Mr.
Guest is not iv. That is right too. The
evening is beginning to draw on apace.
Finally, puffing and blowing, in comes Mr.
Guest, fresh from business. Mr. Reporter
gobbles him at opce. Mr. Guest makes be
lieve that he is very, very, very busy, and
that he cannot possibly see Mr. Reporter
now, but If Mr- Report ol, will come this
evening, a»y st ft—yes, at 8-Jie will see to it
that Mr. Reporter is treated properly.
The newspaper man goes away in deep
iorrow. His flve hours' vigil has availed
trim naught. Prompt ly at 8, or a little be
fore, he is at the Duttys room with his card.
The answer comes back, "Mr. Guest hits
(rone to the theater." This is andther ol
the odd exits of the Wg.guna.
But let the reader, if he be sought after
by interviewers, ooiisider. Reporters have
long momm-Jir*, and, like the traditional
elephant to wfciph tobacco was given years
ago, may revenge themselves long after the
span bimeeif ban forgotten his offence. It
doesn't alwojs pay—the odd exit.—New
• Expensive Shirts, Cheap Scarfs.
! It Mr* oojicra* fact that tbe man of mid
isUe age tbat will pay willingly the high
inrioe tor all linen shirts to one of the
jTwettty-thlrd street or upper Broadway
ifcrrrlshere wiU seek to strike an averago
en his outlay by tfow>g into some dry goods
itoroand pvtrchatflriu: an aasorUneut of fifty
laptL ne& eearfg.-'Giothier and Fwrrilsher.
Bright eyes, heal -by complexion and a vigor-1
•ns systfem.iesuli from using Angostura Rit'ers
Bole manufsotorors.Dr. J. Q. B. Blegert A Sons.
San Diego T.aod Office
And Bureaatof information; San Diego and
oflice (L. A. and a D.
awunahlp CO. 1 ), Capt. Alphonso 11. Smith, gen
ararSauatw, t)fm!e. 1&1-& Itroadway. Branch
offlc*7strotig >(.• Anns of Sst> r>fe*o.
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ASTRONOMY.
U-'tl'::,,' instruments Anolent .V trono.
mers Kept Tra.'k of tlio Heavens.
We find in tbe table at thoßamessoum
distinct references to the bull, the lion
aud the scorpion, und it is also clearly
indicated that at that time thoSirius rose
heliacally at the beginning of tho rise of
This word heliacally requires a little
explanation. Tho ancients, who hrvd no
telescopes and had to use their horizon
as the only scientific instrument which
they possessed, were very careful in de
termining tbe various conditions in
vrhich a star could rise. For instance, if
a star wero rising at the same time that
the sun was rising, it was said to rise
cosmically, but unless certain very obvi
ous precautions were taken the rising
stnr wonld not be seen in consequence of
the presence of daylight.
It is quite clear that if we observe a
star rising In the dinvn it will get more
and more difficult to observe the nearer
tho time of sunrise is approached. There
fore whnt tbo ancients did was to deter
mine a time before sunrise in the early
dawn at which the star could bo very
obviously and clearly seen to rise. Tho
term "bcliacttlly rising" was coined to
represent a star rising visibly in the
dawn—therefore before tbe sun. Gener
ally throughout Egypt tbe sun was sup
posed to be something like 10 dogs, be
low tho horizon when a star was stated
to rise heliacally.
We find thon that more than fi.ooo
years ago the Egyptians were perfectly
familiar with these facte, and tho differ
ence between a cosmical and heliacal
rising was perfectly clear to them. But
the table at Thobes tells us, moreover,
that tho sun's jonmey in relation to some
of the zodiacal coristeilatinns was per
fectly familiar s,oooyears ugo.
These then are some of the more
genera! statements which may bo' made
with regard to the most important points
so far discussed by those who have dealt
with Egyptian astronomy, and it may
be added that all this information has
come to ns in iujthologic guise.
The various apparent movements of
tlio hcavouly bodies which are produced
by the rotation and revolution of the
earth and the effects of, procession wero
familiar to the Egyptians, however ig
norant they may have been of the causes,
ilioy carefully studied what they saw
and attempted to put their knowledge
together in the most convenient fashion,
associating it with their strange im
agiuings and with their system of wor
They Drank to Lord How.
At one time the officers under Lord
Howe refused to drink his health at
their mess, for, though a splendid admi
ral, be Wag not popular in the navy on
account of it certain shynesa ami want
of tact with those about him. The
chaplain, who was a protego of his lord
ship, was mortified at this and deter
mined that they should drink to Lord
Howe. When called upon for a toast
one day he said, "Well, gentlemen, 1
can think of nothing better at this mo
ment than to ask you to drink the first
two words of the third psalm, for a
scriptural toast for once may be taken
from one s>f my cloth." The toast was
On referring to the Bible it was found
that the first two words of the third
psalm were "Lord How." Aftor the
glorious Ist of June the above was the
favorite toast throughout the navy, and
the chaplain triumphed more widely
than he anticipated.—London Tit-Bits.
Hoarded Tf omen.
Beardod women have existed at all
periods of tho world's history. Even
Herodotus, the "Father of History,"
gives us an acoount of one Podasnes,
"who lived above BaliearnastsuaV' a
priestess of Minerva, whose chin regular
ly budded With a large beard whent-vei
any great public calamity impended.
Bartel Garetji, a.woman of Copenhagen,
had a beard reaching to her waist.
Charles XII of Sweden had a femalo gren
adier in his army who possessed the beard
as well as the courage of a man. Mar
garet, duchess of Austria and governess
of the Netherlands, had a largo, wiry,
stiff beard, of which she was very proud.
Of late years, Albert, duke of Bavaria,
reports having had a young lady gov
erness in his household who was "the
proud possessor of a very largo black
beard." —Philadelphia Press.
An Era of Unmarried Women.
Susan B. Anthony is of the opinion
that wo are on the verge of an era of un
married women. Our civilination, she
says, is changing. Daughters cannot bo
supported at home, and there is nothint
there to busy them. The women used t»
spin and weave, make carpets and soap,
but now all that is done for them in th*
factories. Young men do not make
enough money to support their wives,
and there ia such a erase for dissipation
among them that the women would
rather go into a store for almost nothing
than to marry.—New York Sun.
Wanted a Good Cow.
A young couple wero giving up city
life and going to live on a farm, and one
of tlie most absorbing questions in the
future farmer's mind was the buying oi
his stock. He was talking cows to his
wife one evening and all the idea ahe had
to offer was, "Please, George, do get ono
cow any way that gives good buttermilk,
because it is the loveliest thing in the
world for the complexion." —Exchange
Children at Table.
It is an old fashioned notion that "chil
dren should he seen and not heard." An
occasional talk by the little folk is not
objectionable, yet at the same time they
should not monopolize conversation ot
attention. They have their place, and it
is an injustice that they should at the
family board always be silent.—Good
No More Dream Stuff.
We are to talk no more of dream staff.
These dpoamy visions are hallucinations
hypnogogiques, and the loaet we can do
is to call them bo.—-Boston Common
wTien Baby was sick, we gavo nor Castorfa.
Wren she was a Child, ahe cried for Castori*.
Wien she became Miss, she clung to Castorifc
?t hen she had Children, shegafe them Castors*
LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20, 1893.
The Mongolians In the Height of Their
New Year Festivities.
Yeßterday waa a great day in China
town. The festivities seemed to cul
minate during the afternoon, and there
was an incessant roar of firecrackers
and bombs along the streets of the
quarter. The burning of powder was
indulged in lavishly and the Chinese
Beemed to go abßOlutelv wild aa even
ing approached. Just before dark tbe
discharge of firecrackers could bo heard
nearly to the city limits, and the pro
ceedings were witnessed by tremendous
crowds of white people, who flocked to
The theater was in full blast and it
wbb almost an impossibility to obtain
standing room in it. No casualties
or accidentß were reported, and
in spite of the seemingly reckleßS
manner in wbich the combustibles were
touched ofT there were no firea. The
observance of the holiday will last for a
week yet, but will not be marked by
such fireworkß displays as those of yes
terday. There are a great many China
men present from surrounding towns,
and it is understood that people who em
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during the progress of the holidays.
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IN TUB SUPERIOR COURT OF THE
County of Los Angeles, State of California.
Abel Stevens, plaintiff, vs. Frances L. Mason,
A. J. Ma on nnd n. U. Edgerly, defendants.
Action brought ln the <uperlor Court of Loa
Angeles County, State of California, nn; the
complaint ftleoi in said County of Lis Angeles,
lv the office of clerk ot said mperior Court
The peoplo of the State of California send
greeting to: Frances L Maeon, A. J. Mason and
K. C. Edgerly, defendants.
Yon ;ire hereby required to appear In an ac
tion brought ftßalntr, yon b7 the above named
plain tiff ih tho Superior court of the County of
Lob Angeles, HI t of Ca'ii'ornia, and to answer
thecomp!aiut flld therein within ten days
(exclusive nf the day of service) after tha rer
vice on you of this cammous-ii served within
this Coun y; or, if served elsewhere, within
th-ity days, or Judgment "J* default will be
taken against yuu accoruiug to the prayer of
The suld ao io-i ii brought to obtain a decree
of this court f the foreclosure of two certain
mortgages detcribed in the said complAiut,
conveying the following described p.tinmen
situate in the trinity of Los Angeles, Stale of
California, to wit; ThoeaH half '>f the east
half of lot nuuibor seven (7), in sow ion thirty
(30), according to the map of subdivisions of
the Rancho Azasa de Du»rte, in the County of
Lo* AngoUß, State of California, made by Frank
Lecouvrcur in July. 1872, rectrded iv book 0.
page 8y nnd HI, In iscellaueous R' cords of said
County, the game containing teu (10) acres of
one of said mortgages being executed by the
said : ii: ■■ L. Mason and A, J. Mason on the
9th d*y of July, lu9l, recorded in book 301,
page 109 of mortgages, to secure the payment
to plaintiff of $3(V00.0O with interest at the rate
of 10 per cent perannum compounded quar
terly; theother executed by defendant H O.
Edgerly to M W. gtlrason und assigned by nim
to plaintiff, executed vu the f Ith day of
March 1892, recorded iv book 32-*, pngeisl,
of morU*«gts. to secure th Q pa> mint of $400.00
with interest at the rate Of 12 per cent per
Huuum, payable quarterly, and that the pre
mise* ed by Raid mortgages may be sold
and the proceeds applied to tie payment of the
amounts found due to plaintiff; and also to
foreclose defendants' richt of re'emptlon to
nine shares of the capital stock of the Duar c
Mutual Irrinaii >v and Canal Company, also
pledged by B<iid Edgerly as security for said
#800.00, and costs ot BHit; and f »r the appoint
ment of a Teceiver; aud also toat tue defend
ants, aud all person* elninil'g by, through or
uuder theui may be barred and foreclosed of all
right, titlp, oiaiiTi, lien, equity o( redemption,
and lu'cicst In aud to s id mortgaged premi
ses, and said water stock, and for other and
further relief, Reference Is had to the com
plaint for particulars.
And you are hereby nottfie-1 that if you fail
to appear and auswer the said complaint as
above required, the said pUiutllf will apply to
the court for the relief demanded la the said
Given under my hand and the seal of the
Superior Court of the County of Los Angeles,
State of California, this 27th day of January,
[>kal 1 T. H. W*.RD, Clerk.
By A. W. BEAVER,
(Endorsed); No. 19.031, Department 2. Supe
rior Cou;t, Los Angeles county. Mite of Cali
fornia—Abel Stevens, et al vs. F/aoces L. Ma
son et al — Summons.
Burnett A Gibbon, First National Rank
building, Los Angeleß, Cal, attorn.- vs for plaiu
titX 2 13 Mon lOt
NOTICE OF »IKSOLUTI"ON"OF CO
THK COPARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE Ex
isting under the firm name of M. lA»vy A
i'a. rWnposted of Michel Levy and Less-er Hirsh
fel.l, doing business in ihe city of Los Angeles,
I*oB Angeles county, California, under such
11 mi nume of M. Levy <V Co., has been, this Ist
day, Of Fobi-i::iry, 1893, dissolved by mutual
confant. The said Lesser Hlrshfeld has sold
all his Iritetßst In said copartnership to the
said Michel Levy, who will continue said busi
ness under the same name as heretofore, towit,
the firm name of M. Levy A Co., and will col
lect, all irnleiiUdtu'Ss due or to grow due to said
former Arm., end will pay all indebtedness due
or to grow due trom said former firm.
Dated, Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 1, 1893.
State of Camfoknia j
County of Los Angeles. ( '' •
On this 4th day of February, in the year A.
P. 1893, before me, Sam'l Prager, a notary pub
lic in and for aaid Los Angeles county, person
ally appeared Michel Levy, Lesser lllrshfcM,
known to me to be tho persons described in,
whose names ate subserincd to, ancl who exe
cuted the within insirument, and they ac
knowledged' to BUS that they executed the
Witness mv hand and official seal, the day
and year in this certilieute first above witten.
Qnuu] SAM'L PRAGER,
Notary public, in nnd for Los Angeles county,
state of California.
CE&TIPICAIE OF COPARTNER
t THE UNDERSIGNED, DO HEREBY CER-
X tify that I am transacting business in tlio
state nf California, and in the city of Ix>s An
geles, Los Angeles county, under the firm mime
and style of M\ Levy A Co., and have my prin
cipal place of business in said county of Los
Angeles; that the names in full of
the members of said copartnership are
afiohel Levy, and that the place of
residence of the said Michel LeVy, who is the
sole and only person constituting the said firm
of M. Levy A Co,, is the city of Los Angeles,
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and written the place of my residence op
posite to mv name, this Ist day of February,
MICHEL LEVY, residence, 520 P. Broadway,
Los Angeles, CaL*
.State of California, I
County of Los Angeles.( BO *
On this 4th day of February, in the year A.
D. 1893, before me, Sam'l Prager, a notary pub
lic in and for said Los Angeles county, person
ally appeared Michel Levy, known to mo to be
the person described in, whose name is sub
scribed to, and who executed the within in
strument, and he acknowledged to me that he
executed the same.
Witness my hand and official seal, the day
and yea:- in this certificate lirst above written.
[seal.] SAM'L PRAGER,
Notary Public, in and for Los Angeles county,
California. 2-0 mondt
St. Paul's Hospital and Home for
VTOTIOE H HEREBY GIVEN THAT A BPE
>\ rial meeting of th" members of the above
namort corporation will be held at St. Paul's
Church w stry, on Olive atreet, in theeityof
LOM Angelas, on Monday, March Oth, at 2:30
pm. mi-'t mooting is called by the president
for the election of trustees for the ensuing
year, the date of annual meeting having
"passed, aud said meeting not having been ad
journed as ordered. Amendments to the by
law* will alto bo proposed.
219 2w ■ H. W. LATHAM, Scc'y.
rpHE REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING OF
A the stockholders of tbe Lake Heme T Water
company will be held at the oflice of tho com
pauy, room 28, Baker block, Los Angeles, CaL,
on Monday, March 0, 18S3, at 1:30 p. m., for
tho purpose of electing a board of directors and
transacting such other business as may prop
erly come before tho meeting.
2-19 lfit J. M. MANLEY, Secretary.
"BTOCMOLDERS r MEETIN^
rpHE REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING OP
1 the sto; kholders of the Hornet Land com
pany will be held at the office of the com
pany, room 28, Baker block, Los Angeleß, CaL,
on Monday, itarch 6, 1893, at 1:30 p.m., ior
the purpose of electing a board of directors
and traiuacting snoh other business as may
properl" come before the meeting.
2-19 l6t J.M. MANLiCY. Secretary.
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Ordinance No. 1549.
AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THB IN
tentlon of the ma>or acd council of tho
city of Los Angeles to ohange and establish the
grade ol Bally street, from Pennsylvania ave
nue to New Jersey avenue, and fixing the lim
its of tho district to be assessed to pay the cost,
dutaogr-s and expenses thereof.
The mayor ana council of tho city of Los An
geles do ordain as follows:
Section 1. That lt ts tho Intention of the
council of the city of Los Angeies to change
and establish tha grade of Bally street from
Pennsylvania avenue to New Jersey avenue, as
follows: At the in ersactton of Penusjlvanla
avenue the grado shall be 03 00 on the north
west and northeast corner, at the Intersection
of Michigan avenue 80 00 on the flcuthweat
and Routheast corner, and 81.00 on tbe north
west and northeaßt corner: at the intersection
of New Jert>ey avenue 95.00 on the southwest
and sou'hcAEt coruer. And at all noints be
tween said designated points the grade shall be
established so as to conform to a straight line
drawn between said designated noiuts, Eleva
tions are iv feet and above city datum Diane,
flee. 2. Tho boundatUs of the district to be
affected by ssid change and to be assessed to
pay thedamages that may beawarded by reason
of such change of grade are hereby designated
and established as follows: Beginning at the
fontheast corner of New Jersey avenue and
Bsily street, thence easterly along the soutfi
eri y line < t New Jersey avenue 00 feet to a
point, thence southerly on a line parallel with
and 00 feel easterly ol the easterly line of Bai
ly street to a point on the northerly lino of
Pennsylvania avenue, thence westerly along
the northerly line of Pennsylvania avenue to a
poiui 59 feet westerly ot the northwest cocner
of Pennsylvania avenue aud B&ily street,
thence northerly on a line parallel with and 50
feet westerly of the westerly line of Baiiy street
to a point on the south'-rly line of New Jersey
avenue, thence easterly along said southerly
line to the point of beginning, f xceptlug there
from any public street or alley that may lie
within the above-desciilnd district.
BHC. 3 The city clerk shall certify to the
passage of this ordinance ana thall cauße tho
same to be published for 10 days in the Los An
golea HEftAf r> and th?reupon and thereafter lt
shall take effect and be in force.
I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance
was adopted by thecouucilof the cit' of i,os
Angeles at Its mooting of February 7, 1893
C A. LUCKENBACH, City olerk.
Approved this 10th day of February, 1893.
2-12 lOt T. W* low AN, Mayor.
Ordinance No. 1548,
AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THE INTKN
tion of the mayor and council of the city
of Los Angeles o change nnd establish the
grads of thy north tide of Pennsylvania ave
nue, from Lopez Street to Baily street, and fix
ing the limits O' dls.rlct to be assessed io pay
the cost, damages and expenses thereof.
The mayor and couucil of the city of Los An
geles do ordain aa follows:
Section 1. That it Is the Intention of the
council of the city of Los Angeleß to change
and establish tho grade of the north side of
Pennsylvania avenue, from Lopez street to
Baily street, as follows:
At the intersection of Lop?z street tho grade
shill be, as now established, 59.50 on the
northeast coruer; A', the Intersection of Baily
street, 03 00 on the northwest and northeast
corner; at the Intersection of State street, aB
n"w, 55.00 on the northwest corner; and at all
p. in is between said designated points tho
grade shall be established so as to conform to a
stra'ght line drawu between said designated
Stums. Elevations are lv feet aud above city
skc. 2. The boundaries of the district to be
affected by said change, and to be assnssed to
pay the damages thstmay be awarded by rea
son of Buuh chang* of grade, are hereby desig
nated and established as follows:
Beginning at thr northeast corner of Penn
sylvania avenue and Lopez stroet, thence east
erly along the northerly line of Pennsylvania
avenue to the northwest corner of Pennsylva
nia avenue aud State street, thence northerly
along tho westerly lino of State f treet 148 feet
to a point, thence westerly in a direct line to a
point on the easterly line of Lopez street, dis
tant northerly 124 leet from the northeast cor
ner of Pennsylvania avenue and l ope/: street,
thence southerly along the easterly line of Lo
pez street 124 feet to the point of beginning,
excepting therefrom any public street or alloy
tbat may lie within the above described dis
Bsc 3. The city olerk shall certify to the
passage of t his ordinance aud cause the same
to be published for ten days in the Los Angeles
Hkkau), and thereupon and thereafter
It thall takfl ■ ■* ■ i aud be iv force.
1 hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance
was adopted by the council of the city of Los
Angeles at its meeting < i February 7, 189 J.
C. A. LUCKENBACH. Cltj Clerk.
Approved this 10th day ot February, 1893.
2-10 lOt T E. ROW A.m, Mayor.
Notice Inviting Proposals to Con
struct Certain Sections of the Out
fall Sewer from the City of Los
Angeles to the Paciiic Ocean,
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED
by the undersigned up to 11 o'clock a. m. of
Monday, the 20th day of February, It 93, to fur
nhih all labor and material (except cement),
and construct by sections the masonry portion
of the outfall sewer from the city of Los Angeles
to the Pacific ocean, of sections 4-A and 5-A on
the route through Hyde Park and Ingle wood,
as designated upon the maps, plans and profiles
en file lv the office of the city engineer of the
city.of Los Angeles.
Bidders will tubmit proposals separately for
each vection in bulk, luotudlug all excavations,
backfilling, manholes, diops, tunnels, settling
chambers, conduits, culverts and junctions, as
Indicated on plans, profiles and detail drawings
on file in thi othce of the city engineer
All work to be done ln accordance with plans
and specifications adopted by the couucil of the
city of Los Angeles at its meeting of July 12,
1892, and on file iv the office of th»* under
signed, and plaus, profiles aud detail drawings
lv the office of the city engineer.
A price per cubic yard shall also be named
for any extra excavations tbat may be occa
sioned by changes du r lng tbe construction.
All contracts will include a clause providing
that no Chinese labor shall be employed upon
tne work, and that no material shall be used
which has been manufactured by Chinese; also
that eight (8i hours' labor shall constitute a :
clay's work, and that the successful bidder will
uot contract for, receive or require more than |
eight (8) hours'labor for a day's work of any \
person employed upon said work, and that no j
person shall bo employed upon said work who
fias not resided within the county of Los An
geles at least six (6) months previous to the
time of his employment.
A certified check to the order of the under
signed amounting to 5 per ceut of the gross bid
fhall accompany each proposal, asaguaiantee
that bidder will enter into a contract if awarded
to him ln conformity with his bid.
Council reserves tho right to reject ary and
By order of the council of the city of Los An
geles at Its meeting of February 7, 1893.
2 9 12t C. A. LUCKENBACH, City Clerk.
Notice of the Filing of the Report of
the Commissioners Appointed for
the Widening of Pico Street, From
Main Street to Figueroa Street, iv
Compliance With Ordinance No,
1347 (New Series), Together With
tho Plat of the Assessment District.
NOTICE 19 HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
commissioners appointed to assess the ben
efits and damages, and to have general super
vision of the proposed work of widening Pico
street, from Main street to Figueroa street, have
filed in tho office of the undersigned a report,
together with a plat of the assessment district.
All persons interested are hereby required to
show causo, if any they have, on or before Sat
urday, the 11th day of March, 1893, why Such
report should not be confirmed by tho oonncll
of the city of Loa Angeles.
All objections must be in writing and filed
with the clerk of said city council.
All persons signing protests will attach there
to their postofllce address
. C. A. LUCKENBACH,
City clerk andex-ofhefo olerk of the council ot
2 9 lOt the city of Los Angeles.
ORDINANCE NO. ISM.
AN ORDINANCE DECLARING THE IN
tentlou of the mayor and council of the
city of Los Angeles to change and establish
tho grade ol Washington street, from Peru
street to Kb ox street, and fixing the limits of
the dlsirlct to ba astessed to pay the costs,
damages and expenses thereof.
The mayor and council of the city of Los An
gele? do oidaiu as follows:
Skctius 1. That it Is the intention of the
cr.uncll of the city of Los Angeles to change
and eUabilah the grade of Washington street
from Peru street to Essex ttreot as follows:
At the Intersection of Peru street the grade
shall ho as now established, 34.A0 on the
northeast corner and at a point in the south
aide at t right entile opposite si id corner, at
the intersection of Paloma street, 34 27 ou tho
uorlhwest corner and 34 22 on the nor to cast
corner. At the intersection of Essex sir. ft tho
grade shall Le, as now established, 34.00 on
the northwest corner and at a point iv tho
south side at a right angle opposite caiu cor
ner. Aid at all poluts between said designated
points the grade shall bu established to aa f o
conform to a straight line drawn between said
Elevations are in feet and below city datum
Sac. 2. The boundaries of the district to bt
affected by said cnango of grade and to be
assessed to pay the damages that may be
awarded by reason of such change of grade are
hereby designated and established aa follows:
Beginning at a point in the eastcily lino of
Peru street 150.40 feet northerly of the north
east corner of Washington and Peru street;
thence easterly in a direct line to a point In the
westerly line of Essex-street 150.35 feet noith
erlyof the northwest corner of X.sex street;
thence southerly along the westerly line of
Essex street to ihe northwert corner of Wash
ington aud Essex Btreet; thence in tho pro
longation of the westerly line of Essex street
to a point 200 feet southerly of the northwest
corner of Washington and Essex atreet; thence
in a westerly direction parallel with the north
line of Washington stieet to a point iv the pro
longation of tho easterly line of Peru street;
thence ruunlmi norttierly iv the i-rolongfition
of Siid easterly line of Peru street io the north
east corner of Washington ttud Peru Btfeetj
thence northerly along tho eosterly liuu of
Peru street to a point 150.40 ieet nurthprW of
the northeast corner of tVashingtun and J'crn
street, the point of beginning, excelling
therefrom any public Ktrcei or alley that may
lie within the hoove Hescrlb si district
BBC. 3* Tho city filer!* shall certify to the
passage of this ordtn&nee and bhail causo ,
ihe same to ho published for ton
days lv the Los Anip'i'is Hkkald, aud
thereupon and thereafter it (shall tako
effect and bo in force.
I hereby certify that tha foreeolnj ordinance
was adopted by the council of th.t city of » oi
Angeles at ita meittne or February 13tn, 1893.
C. A. LUOKKNBACH,
Approved this 15th day of February, IHH3.
T. E. ROWAN,
2-1G lOt Mayor.
Ordiaance No. 1556.
AN ORDINANCE DEC La KING THE IN
tentiou uf the mayor and council of the
city of Los Aufielcs to o ianee and vsUbltsh the
grade of Michigan avenue from Lopez street to
a point 100 feet east of the oast line of state
street, and fixing he limits of .nedUtri tto
be assessed to the cost ; daniriges and ex
Tho mayor and council of the city of Loa
Angeles do ordain as follows:
Section I. That it is th" sn:cntion of the
council of thi city of L's Antjtlts to cbanae
and. establish tho of Michigan avenue
from Lopez sireet to a point 160 feet ea«t of the
east line of Ptreeta* follows:
At the intersection of Lopes street the grade
shall be as now established. 70 00 on tbe
northeast and southeast coruer; ai a point 200
feet west of the west line of Billy street 80.00
on the north side a> d 7!».oi> on the Imth tide;
at the Interaction of Baily street 81 5J on the
north west and northeast comer and 80.01) on
th" southwest and southeast eornor: at a point
220 feet east of the east line of Bally jttteet
85,00 on tho north side and 64,00 ou the south
side. At the iuierse' tion of Htate street 80.00
on the northwest coruer; 7;).00 on the north
east and southwest cornel, and 78,00 ou tho
southf aU corner; at a po'iu 100 can of tho
east line o! State street 70.'. 0 on both sides
And at all joints be'ween said designated
points the grade shall be eetebllehed so as to
conform to a straight line drawn between said
Elevations are in feet and above city datum
Bac. 2. The boundaries of tho district io bu
affetucd by said change of grade and to bo as
sessed to pay the * ges that may be awarded
by reason of saio chauge ol grade are hereby
designated and established ns follows: Begin
ning at the uortheant coruer o! Michigan aye
nuu and liOp*z street, thence northerly along
ifiH easterly line of Lope/ stroet 148 feot to a
point, thence easterly on a hoe parallel with
ard 148 feet northerly of the northerly line of
Michigan avenue toa point 100 fee. easterly ol
the eaaterly line of Btate street, thence south
trly on a line paraPcl i*ith State street to a
point 148 feet southerly of the southerly line
of Michigan avenue thence westerly on a line
parallel with and 148 feet southerly of the
southerly line of Michigan sveuua to a point
on the easterly line of Lopez street, thence
northerly along said eastern line to the point
of beirinnliifr, excepting theielrom any public
street or alley that may lie wi bin the above
ski-. 3. The city clerk shall certify to the
passage of this ordinance and shall cause the
same to ho published for ten dayr ia the Los
Angeles Herald, and thereupon and thereafter
it shall take effect and be in force.
I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance
was adopted by <he co moil of the city of Los
Angeles at its meeting of February 13, 1893.
OA LUCKENBACH. City Clerk.
Approved this 15th day of February, 189 I,
2-10-10t T E. ROWAN, Mayor.
Notice Inviting 1 Proposals to Repair
QEALED PROPOSALS WILL Btt RECEIVED
H by iho und rslgned up lo 11 o'clock a.m. of
Monday, February 20, 1898, from parties desir
ous of tepalring the paved at- eets of Ihe city of
Los Ac geles. where needed, for a term cf on 4
year from and after me dale of tlie contract.
All work to bi done under tho n of
the Street Superintendent and iv accordance
with specifications f irstreet paving.
Bidders will state th l ? p fee per square foot at
which the work will be done.
A certified check to ihe order of the under
signed for# 100 Mast iictompany eaoh prujo
lal, es a guarantee ihn.t blddat will enter into a
Contract if awarded him
Council reserves the right to reject auy and
By order of the Council of the city of Los An
geles at iv meeting of February 13,1893.
C. A. LUCKENBACH,
215 Ot City Clerk.
Notice Inviting Proposals to Furnish
Groceries for the City PrUon.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED
by the undersigned up to 11 o'clock n.m of
Monday, February 20, 1893, to furnish tho city
of Los Angeles with Euch groceries as it may
require for use in tho city prison, for oao year
from and after the date of the contract.
Information as to the articles required and
the approximate quantities u*Ecd can be ob
tained from the chief of police.
A certified check to the order of the under
signed for #50 must accompany each proposal,
as a guarantee that bidder wifl uutar into a
contract If awarded to him.
Council roserves the right to rejoet any and
By order of the Council of the city of Los An
geles at its meeting of February 13th, 1893.
0. A. LUCKENBACH,
2-15 6t f City Clerk,
Notice Inviting Proposals to Furnish
Bread for the Ciiy Prison.
QEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED
O by the undersigned up to 11 o'c onk a.m. of
Monday, February 20, 1893, to furnish the city
of Los Auyeies wUh. such quantities of bread as
it may require foi nae in the city prison for tho
period of one year from and after the date of
A certified check lo the order of the under
signed for ,f 50 must accompany each proposal,
as a guarantee that bidder will enter iuto a con
tract, if awarded to him, in conformity with
Council reserves the right to reject any and
By order of the council of the city of Loa An
geles at Its meeting of February 13,1393.
C. A. LUCKENBACH.
2-15 6t City Clerk.
Notice Inviting Proposals to Col
lect and Dispose of Dead Animals
QEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED
O hy the undersigned up to 11 o'clock a. m,
of Monday. February 20, 1893, to collect and
drepose oi dead animals by cremation or other
method satisfactory to the city council and
boud of health of tho city of Los Angele*.
Bidders will BUbmit their own specifica
The carcasses to be conveyed in covered
vehicles to be. approved by the board of health
and city council.
The coutract to run for a period ot two (2)
years from and after this date.
A certified check to the order of the nnder
slgned for $50 must accompany each proposal
as a guarantee that bidder will enter into a con
tract if awarded to him In conformity v,.,'i his
By order of the council of the city of Lou An
geles at Us rneetinK cf February 0,1893.
2-9 12t X A r.P'JVNIuOH, City ,Mork.
Notice of Application for City Deed,
ATOTICE 19 HEREBY GIVBN THAT MM,
IN Magdalena W. Sablchl will on tho 27tb
day of February, 1833, apply to tho honorabu
city council of the city of Los Angeles for a
qult-cialm deed irom aaid olty for those cer
tain lots, tract? or parcels of land situate ln tha
city of Los Angeles, county of Los Angeles,
state of California, and particularly described
as follows, to-wlt:
First— Heg nniug at tho northeast corner ol
Seventh and H«n Pedro streets, thence along
tbe easterly line of c an Pedro street N. 41 deg.
03 mln. 30 sec. B. 1011,08 lect to the ■onthwesj
corner of block 21 of the Wolfskill Orchard
tract, as recorded ln book 30, page 10, mUyel
laneous records, Los Au.elos county, Califor
nia; theuce along tho southerly lino of said
block 81, H. 47 (leg. 58 mln , 8 18!) 30 feet to
a point; theneo a. 40 deg. 07 mln. W. 162.80
fe t to a point on the no-tberly line of Seventh
street; tbeuco aioug said northerly line K. 49
de/. 50 mm. 30 tec. W. 202.20 feet to the
point of beginning.
Secoad—Beginning at the southwest corner
of block 22 of tho Wolfskill Orchard tract, as re
corded in book 30. pace 10, miscellaneous
records, Los Angeles county, Cal., thence along
the southerly line of said block 22, 8. 47 dcg.
0-1 mm ,K. 220,00 feet to a point on the woit
eriy line of Towne avenue; thence along the
westerly line of Towne avenue produced south
erly 8. 3(1 deg. 48 miv. W 150 39 feot to a point
on the northerly Hue of Seventh street; thence
along said northerly line N. 40 deg. 51 mln.
30 Bee. W. 220.37 feet to a point at tne Inter
section ol tho eoa'brly line of Crocker street
produced southerly wi.h the northerly line of
Kevonth stree'; thence along said produced
line cf Crocker street N. 30 dec. 4S miv. SC.
157 84 feot to the point of beginning.
'lhird-Jierrlnniui; at the southwest corner of
block 23 of the W olfskill Orchard tract, 08 re
corded in book 30, psgo 10, miscellaneous rec
ords Los Angeles county. Cal.; thence along
the southerly line of raid block 23 8. 47 deg.
54 mm. E. 220 SO feet to a point on the west
erly line of Ruth avenue; thence along tho
westerly line of Ruth avenue pr«duced south
erly 8. 3D deg. 48 mm. W. 110.23 to a point on
tho northerly Hue of Seventh street; thence
along ssld northerly line N. 40 deg. 51. mln. 30
sec. W. 220.37 feet to a point at the lnteraec
liou oi the easterly line of Towne avenue pro
duced southerly with the northerly line of Sev
enth street; thence along fcaid produced line of
Tonne avenue N. 30 deg 48 miv. £~ 147.03
ieot to the point of beginning
Fourth —Beginning at the soulhwost corner
of Woi -k 24 of tho Wulfsklll Orchard traot, aa
recorded lv book 30, page 10. miscellaneous
records i o» Angeles county, Cal.: theuce along
Hi.-southerly lino of ssld tdoek 24 8. 47 4o«.
54 miv. K. 143 30 feet to a point; thuueo 9. 35
deg. 32 mm. W. 133.51 feet to a point on tho
northerly line of Seventh Btreet; thence along
said northerly lloeN. 49 dog. 51 mm. 30 sec.
W. 145 95 feet to a point at tho lnterseotion of
the easterly line of Ruth avenue produced
sontheriy with tho northerly line of Seventh
street; thence along said produced Hue of Ruth
avenue N. 30 dcg. 48 mm. S. 138.2 feet to tho
point of b. ginning. *
Reference is nude toabstrsctof title, petition
and mao now on file iv my oflice, and all
patties interoste t are hereby notified that they
are required to file their objections, If any there
bo, iv writing, at least oue day before the said
session of Fooru»ry 27,1893.
0. A LUOKttNBACH, City Cler*
Los Angelo", Cal., Feb 18th, 1893. 2-19 st.
Notice of tlw Filing: of the Eeport of
the (JjniniisHiouers Appointed to
Open end Straighten Staple ave
nue, Between Fifth Street and the
South City Boundary, in Compli
ance With Ordinances Nob. 1284
.•liitl 1844 'New Series), Together
With the Plat of the Assessment
TyC-TICC IS HERSBY GiVHN THAT A
li certified ccpy of the report, a-sesanient list
and plat of the commissioners appointed to as
sess benefits and damages aud to have gen
eraf supervision of the proposed work of open
iug and straightening Maple avenue, between
Filth street and the south city boundary, hai
been filed lv the oflice of the uudertigusd.
All sums levied and arrested iv said assess
ment list ate duo and payabl' immediately.
Ilie payment of said linns is to bo made tome,
in my t,mee, Witnin thirty daya from the first
publication of tilts notice.
All assessments not paid before the expira
tion of said thirty days will bo declared to be
coce delinquent, and thereafter live per cent
with the cost of advertising, will be added
Dated this lltli day of February, 1893.
I), A. WATsON,
By A. I. STBw.trtT, Deputy- 2-1114t
Ordinance No. 1554.
AN OBDISAMUB DUOIiAB-rrMt TOTS TlS
tsati'io of <-he mayor a id council of the
c tyof Los Auge:e< to eitabllsa tne grade of
severance strest irom Adams street to Twenty
The mayor and council of the city of Los An
geles do ordain is follows:
Section 1. That it is the intention of the
Council of the city of Los Angeles to establish
tho grade of -everance Btreet, from Adaina
street to Twenty-eighth street, as follows:
At tho iutersecion of Adams street the grade
shall be. as now establl hod, 60.08 on the
southwest corner, and 00.00 on Ii" southeast
coruer; at the lnters-etion of Twenty-eighth
street the grad • shall be 67.41 on the north
west corner, aud 07.35 on the northeast corner.
And at all points between said designated
joints the grade shall be established so as to
cod form to a straight line drawn between said
EK-vatiuns are in feet and below city datum
Section 2. Tbe city clerk shall certify to the
passage of this o-dinao.o-' and Bhall cause the
same to tie published for tendayslnihe Lo*
Angele Hxbai.d and thereupon and thereafter
it shall uke effect and be ln force.
I hereby oertlfy that tne foregoing ordinance
was adopted by th * council of the city of Loa
Angjles at its meeting of February 13, 1893.
0 A. LUCK 1.-.BACH, Cltyflerk.
this 15th day of February, 1893.
2-10 lOt T B. ROWAN, Mayor.
Notice for of Time for
TN THE SUPERIOR COURT, STATE OP
X California, bounty of Los Angeles—.s.
ln the matter of tho estate of Joshua Sands,
Notice is hereby given that Friday, the 24th
day of February, 803, at 10 o'clock a.m. of
said day, at the court room of this court, de
pnrtrmht two thereof, in the city of Los An
geles, county of Los Angeles, and state of Cal
ifornia, hus beeu appointed as the time and
place for hearing the application of E.isa L.
Hands, praying that a document now on file ln
tnis court, purporting to be the laat will and
testam-nt ol the said deceased, be admitted to
probata, that letters testamentary be issued
thereon to John S. Pars, at which time and
place all persons luteresled therein may appeal
and contest tlie same.
Dated, February 11,1893.
T. H. WARD, County Clerk.
By C. W. Blake, Deputy.
Burnett * Uibbou, attorueys for petitioner.
Notice for Publication of Time for
Proving Will, etc.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT/STATE OF CALI<
fornia, county of Los Angeles—ss.
In the ms tier of the estate of Weetley Rob
Notice i. hereby given that Friday, the 31
day of March, 1893, at 10 o'clock a. m. of said
day, at the courtroom of this court, department
two thereof, iv the city of Los Angoies, county
of Los Angeles, and state of California, haa
beeu appointed as the ilrae and place for hear
ing the application of Mary A Roberts praying
that a document now ou file in this court, par
porting to be the last will and testament of the
said deetmed, be admitted to probate, that let
ters of administration with tho will annexed
be issued thereon to her, at whioh time and
place all persons interested therein may appeal
and contest the same.
Dated February 17, 1893.
T. H. WARD, Oonnty Clerk.
218 Ht By C. W. HI.AKK, Deputy,
~ ASSESSMENT NOTICE.
THE SANTA MONICA WHARF AND TER.
minal Railway company, a corporation.
Principal place of business, 201 South Spring
street. Los Angeles, Cal.
Notice is hereby given that at a meeting ol
ihe directors, held on the 21st day of January,
1893, au asse-sment of one dollar per share was
levied upon tho capital stock of the corpora,
tion, payable to the secretary and treasurer of
the company at Its. office, 204 South Spring
street, Los Angeles, Cal. Any stock upon which
this assessment shall remain unpaid on tha
271 h day of February, 1893, will be delinquent
aud , dvertised for salo at public auction, and,
unless payment Is made before, will be sold on
tho 18th day of March, 1893, at 11 o'clooK
a. m., at the offlce of the company, to pay the
delinquent assessment, together with costs ol
advertising and expenses of sale.
ARTHUR UAYFORD, Secretary.
Offlce of the company, Ko. 204 South Spring
etreet, Los Angeles, Cal. l-30-Mon-4t
FOLLOWING If? \ LIST OF THE CHILDREN
who have been admitted into tho Los An
goies orphan asylum since ihe laat publication:
Whole orphans—Adella Day.
Hall orphans—Victoria Cosgrove, Nettie Ja
cobs, Fannie Roger* Lllilo Valdai, Annie Val
doz. Edward Abril,Maria Dl«i, Maryand Lou:.a
Sirvert, Mystica, Esther and Lucinda Mow, Ed
ward. Hanlon, Cora Keukol, Lous. Faaelle, John,
Thomas and Paul Wolsh, Rosa and Guadalupe
Barren's, Katie Fsdcl n, «» 17 iO».