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No Nearer Victory Than Ten
Not a Single Convert Made in
Bilver Senators Regaining- Their
They Will Be Able to Prolong the De
bate Indefinitely—Senatore Perkins
and Jones Booked for Speech
es This Week.
By the Associated Press.
Washington, 6ept. 24.—The situation
in the senate fails to show encourage
ment for those who are making the bat
tle for unconditional repeal. Tbe repeal
forces are apparently no nearer victory
than 10 days ago, and it does not appear
that they have made a convert in the
senate for two weeks, and tbe prospect
for unconditional repeal is not so bright
■s when the repeal bill passed tbe house.
The repeal senators have apparently
lost confidence, and the Bnti-repeal sen
ators have regained all the courage they
lost after the passage of the measure by
Two weeks ago it was mysteriously ru
mored that the repeal forces might de
mand a vote at any hour and rush the
measure through tbe senate. Now no
advocate of repeal can be found who
will predict with any confidence that a
final vote wili be reached before the
middle of October, and yet numerically
tbe repealers are as strong in the senate
today as three weeks ago. They have
an undoubted majority, probably about
three-fimns, and there can be no ques
tion of tbe result when the final vote is
reached. But when the vote is to come
is a great mystery of the future. Under
tbe present rules of tbe senate, half a
dozen senators can indefinitely prolong
the fight and postpone the vote, and, if
they are so inclined, may defeat the
measure or force a compromise. The
difficulty, however, will be in agreeing
upon the form of the compromise.
No one acquainted with the vice-pres
ident and his antecedents gives the least
credence to the story sent out from here
that he will at a given time recognize
Voorhees for tbe purpose of moving the
passage of the bill and refuse to recog
nize any one else.
programme for the week.
Tbe senate this week will be given up
entirely to speecbmaking unless tbe
unexpected should happen. There is
no chance for a material change of pro
gramme unless it should come through
a compromise. A small storm cloud is
in the horizon for tomorrow in the shape
of Senator Stewart's resolution concern
ing tbe duties of the various branches of
the government. It is understood to be
the intention of the Nevada senator to
arraign tbe president for alleged inter
ference with congressional duties. If
other senators should dare to express
themselves upon tbe subject it may pro
voke some sharp rejoinders. There will
also probably be other resolutions up
for dabate for tbe first hour or two of
the daily sessions at different times dur
ing the week. " Dubois, although
scheduled to speak Tuesday, will, in all
probability, give way to Senator Perkins
and will not spsak until later. Perkins
will suggest a compromise looking to the
coinage of American product of silver,
with a duty upon ioreign silver. Jones
of Nevada may speak during the week,
and it is understood when he takes tbe
floor he will keep it for two or three
The house will devote its entire atten
tion for the coming week, excepting to
morrow, to the Tucker bill for the re
peal of tho federal election law. The
debate will run according to the special
order adopted Friday, until Tuesday,
October 9th. It is probable that the de
bate will be of an exceedingly lively
character. Some of the Democratic
members who hold chairmanships of
unimportant committees that were de
prived of clerks by the "economists"
and "reformers" are arranging a sur
prise to meet the economical platform.
They intend to offer a bill or resolution
to abolish or at least cut down the
mileage allowance of members. Under
the present law members receive 20
cents per mile for each mile traveled to
and from Washington. To eastern mem
bers this allowance amounts to a com
paratively small sum, but to those who
are obliged to travel from 2000 to 3000
miles, it is an item of some consequence.
The reduction of the mileage allowance
would not affect eastern members to any
great extent, and now they propose to
see in a practical way whether those
who have been conspicuous in cutting
off clerks will vote to reduce mileage.
PTJLLIf.D FROM THUS I'CI.PIT.
A Zulu Fraud Arreated While UelWer
-Ins; a Sermon.
New Haven, Conn., Sept. 24.—A
Zulu fraud who has been opeiating in
the west was arrested in Zion M. E.
church tonight while delivering a
sermon, and placed in jail, on the charge
of swindling. Tbe information on
which he was taken into custody was
received from the Milwaukee police, tbe
man having secured considerable money
in that city on false pretences and taken
a somewhat hasty departure.
Kaetern Fruit galea.
Chicago, Sept. 25.—The Earl Fruit
company sold Caliiornia fruit at auction
today as follows: Tokay grapes, half
crates, 80c(»>51.25; Malaga grapes, half
crates, firstname.lastname@example.org; Muscat grapes, half
crates, 65@85c; Black Morocco grapes,
half crates, 70c; Bartlett pe'are,
green, $email@example.com; Bartlett pears, ripe,
♦l.80@2; Bourre Dial pears, $1.65(<£1.G0;
Onondaga peara, $1.50; Bourre Olair
geau pears, $firstname.lastname@example.org; DucbeßS pears,
$1.45(31.65; Bourre B'Anjou pears,
$1.15«1.25; Gros pruneß $1.10(W 1.60;
German prunes, $1.10(«1.20; Feilenberg
prunes, $1; Silver prunes, 90c(a;$l; Ital
ian prnnoß, 80cW$l; Kelsy Japan plums,
$email@example.com; Columbia plums, 80(» l j0c;
Egg plums, 70@80o; Golden Drop plums,
80c; Strawberry Cling peaches, 75<§90c;
Strawberry Free peaches. 80c; Soiway
peaches, 80@90c; Crawford peaches,
80(«'90c; Orange Cling peaches, 65c@$l;
Wilcox Cling peaches, 76(« 85c; George's
Late peaches, 70(380c; Grange quinces,
Nbw Yokk, Sept. 24.—Arrived: Bour
jfoyne. from Havre; Marengo, from New
castle ; Hindoo, from Hull; Alaska, from
IRISH AND ITALIANS.
A Bloody Riot Among Street Laborers
New York, Sept. 24 —Brooklyn street
was the scene this afternoon of a bloody
riot, in which Italian and Irish laborers
and policemen participated. Many of
the fighters were badly injured. Tbe
Italians were preparing to knock off
work, on the city railroad contract,
when Inspector Cnssick became in
volved in an altercation with Padrone
Sugaretto. Cussick knocked the Italian
down twice. A dozen Italians rushed
to his assistance. This led to a battle,
both gangs taking sides in tbe melee.
The men were armed with axes,
spades, iron rivets and pickaxes, and a
furious fight followed. The police were
soon on tbe scene, but tbe Italians
showed no intention of desisting, and
turning on the officers began to fight
them. Reinforcements of police arrived
and surrounded the combatants, and
they surrendered. The police arrested
20. Four severely wounded were taken
to the city hospital. Almost all of the
400 rioters suffered cuts and bruises.
A Double Funeral at Pern, Ind.-Suffer
ers In the Hospital.
Peru, Ind., Sept. 24 — There was a
double funeral today from the Baptist
church of Willie Hoskins and Harry
French, the London bell'ringers, fatally
injured in the Wabash wreck.
John Barber, the fireman of the freight,
was brought to the hospital in a danger
ous condition. The others in a critical
condition are Mr. and Mrs. Simon Can
field, Ironwood, Mich.; Mrs. E. Hill,
Somerville, N. V.; Willie Evans, a bell
ringer, London, and the 10-year-old
child of U. Rider of Phoenix, Ariz.
Corbett'l John Hancock.
New York, Sept. 24.—Word comes
from Asbury Park this evening that
Champion James J. Corbett will tomor
row affix bis signature to tbe articles of
agreement which will bind him to battle
with Charles Mitchell ne« December at
the Coney Island Athletic club for tbe
championship of the world.
The Old Warhorse Now In San Fran
Gsn. Edward 8. Bragg, ex-governor
of Wisconsin and commander of the
famous Iron brigade during the civil
war, is at the Occidental, says the San
Since tbe war he has been practicing
law, and resides in Fond dv Lac, which
has been his home for 43 years. He
came to California two months ago, and
has been attending to some legal bus
iness in Los Angeles. One of his daugh
ters ia the wife of M. B. Sherman, an
officer on board tbe coast-defense vessel
Monterey, and the old warboree came
hither to visit his daughter and grand
General Bragg commenced his mili
tary career in 1801 as captain of a Wis
consin volunteer company, which he
raised himself. He participated in all
tbe battles of the army of the Potomac
except the Peninsular, Gettysburg and
Five Forks; sained celebrity for tbe
manner in which he handled his men in
various engagements, their courage
under lire gaining them the sobriquet of
the Iron Brigade.
Bragg was gradually promoted until he
reached tbe rank of brigadier-general.
The Iron Brigade was originally com
manded by Gibbon, who retired from
tbe department of California two years
ogo. The brigade comprised three Wis
consin companies, one Indiana and one
from Michigan. It fought a division of
Jackson's corps at Gainesville, prelimi
nary to the second battle of Bull Run,
and subsequently gained additional re
nown at South Mountain. The brigade
also acquitted itself nobly at Antietam,
General Bragg was mustered out in 1866.
After the war he served a term in the
Wisconsin state senate, and was subse
quently elected in congress for three
successive terms. During his congres
sional career he was regarded as a moat
dangerous antagonist in debate in the
house. Small of stature, but belligerent
in bearing, he was perpetually in the
thick of the tight, and had few equals in
hie power of acrimonious retort and in
vective. Although intensely a Demo
crat in a partisan sense, he conld never
be counted upon to vote steadily with
hie t>arty. He served on important com
mittees, doing specially good work in
connection with appropriations.
General Bragg served a term as gov
ernor of Wisconsin, but it was in Demo
cratic national conventions that he
achieved hie greatest civil prominence.
In 1884 he seconded Cleveland's nomina
tion for the presidency, and in 1888, at
the Chicago convention, when tbe Tam
many wing of the New York delegation
wished to cast the state vote not as a unit
but by individual ballot, Bragg made a
scathing denunciation of Tammany in a
speech before the convention.
"Give them more grape, captain,"
shouted a man in the gallery in sten
torian tones, using General Zachary
Taylor's famous words to another Bragg
during the Mexican war, and tbe con
vention went mad with enthusiasm.
Card From Mrs. Ooodspeed.
Los Angeles, Sept. 24, 1893.
Editors Herald: John Mansfield
has attacked me in a card published in
the Evening Express, and partly copied
in your paper of this date, in order to
divert public attention from his own de
It was his own testimony and not any
effort of mine or my friends that caused
his etory of my mother's missing money
to be published in the news columns of
the presß, and I will leave him to patch
it np as beet he can.
I do not care to discuss my case
against him in the newspapers; suffice
it to say that the unmanly and indecent
charges that he has rushed into public
print concerning me are false from be
ginning to end, and are made made ma
liciously for mercenary ends.
, Nothing he can say can deprive me of
my right and duty to protect the rights of
my poor, invalid mother, who is unable
to protect herself.
John Mansfield tells the public he
will only account for my mother's miss
ing moneys to the person whom the
court appoints her guardian, but ho
carefully omits to tell the public that he
has filed a petition asking tbat his own
wife be appointed such guardian, to the
exclusion of every one else.
He forgot that my mother should
have had a guardian for her moneys
till after I had called the court's atten
tion to her unfortunate loss of mind.
I feel tbat the Los Angeles public do
not require any appeal from to "suspend
their judgment," for the true connection
of tbe Mansfielda with my mother and
her moneys will be shown in court at the
proper time. lam respectfully, Yours,
Lucy C. Goodsfkkd, nee Pratt.
Luii'rtlo Litbia. Wooliacott, agent.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 25. 1893
DREAMS THAT COME.
STRANGE FANTASIEB OF THE DAY
TiROUBLE US IN SLEEP.
A Few Ktuunplei of Disturbed Slumber
That Illustrate a Bright Remark Made
by an lUoatrious Poet—Remarkable Ex
perience* In Sleep.
A lawyet who had been overworked
rose in his sleep, went into the hall of
his house and discharged a pistol. The
household hurried to the place and
fonnd him at the head of the stairway,
awake, but much bewildered. He had
dreamed of burglars and had gone to at
tack them. One member of the family
slept through the noise. When he came
into the dining room—before he had
heard of theeventsof tho night—he com
plained that has sleep had been much
disturbed. He had dreamed that he bad
been condemned to be shot, that he had
been led to the place of execution and
had fallen senseless when the guns were
A lady dreamed that a man came into
her room, poured some water into a ba
sin, carried the splashing water to her
bedside and began to sprinkle it over her.
She awoke and heard a loud splashing.
At first she was motionless with fear,
but presently she lighted a candle'and
went to the basin, where she found a
mouse making frantic efforts to get out
of the water. .
Another dreamed that she had a se
vere earache, that she rose, unlocked a
door that separated her room from one
in which two children slept and went
to a shelf where was a lotion which she
applied to her ear. When she awoke,
she found herself in her own bed and
without pain. The door was still
locked, hut in a few minutes one of the
children began to cry that his ear ached,
and she rose and went to the shelf for
A young man dreamed that he was in
his office, busy with a troublesome esti
mate, when a woman came in with a
screaming baby and began to walk rap
idly up and down the room, so that it
was impossible for the calculator to re
member his figures. Presently the wo
man thrust the child into his arms, and
he was so startled by this that he awoke,
but the screams still troubled his ears,
for a mother in a neighboring room was
walking about vainly trying to quiet a
Another incident appears to be a case
of thought transference. Several years
after the death of her husband, a widow,
lying awake one night, recalled vividly
some scenes of her husband's last illness.
Presently her daughter, who was beside
her, awoke and said, "Oh, mamma, I
have been going over in my dreams all
the scenes of papa's illness." She then
told her dream, in which the scenes were
almost the counterpart of those that had
been recalled by her mother.
Dreamers sometimes answer questions
and carry on more or less coherent con
A lady had a summer cottage on an
island in Muskoka. One night her sons
were stormstaid on the mainland, and a
young English visitor went to sleep full
of apprehension that Indians might visit
the house while their protectors were
In the night the hostess was suddenly
roused by some one clutching her arm.
and when she opened her eyes she saw
her guest standing by the bedside.
"Oh, Mrs. Laughton, Mrs. Laughton."
exclaimed the girl in a hoarse whisper,
' 'there's a man at the window—an Indian
He's gone to get something to climb in
The next moment Eva was fumbling
about on the floor.
"What are you doing?" asked Mrs.
"I have some liniment in my valise,"
was the answer. "I'm going to get it
out, and when he puts his head through
the window again I'll throw it in his
Mrs. Laughton, who was not nervous,
began to laugh, but Eva paid no atten
tion and presently asked, "Where's the
"What do you want it for?"
"Why, Mrs. Laughton," said Eva
aloud, and in a very indignant tone, "do
you think I would allow myself to be
seen anywhere with my shoes unbutton
ed? No man would respect that kind of
In tho morning when Mrs. Laughton
awoke and looked across the room to
Eva's bed she saw the girl sitting up,
gazing with dismay at her crookedly but
toned shoes in which she had slept. She
had no recollection of the remarks she
had made in the night, and it was evi
dent that she had been asleep all the
One night in camp I heard a peculiar
sound near the middle of the tent, and
by the dim light I saw one of the camp
ers apparently trying to climb up the
"What are you doing?" I asked.
"There's a snake in my bed," she an
swered, "so I'm goingto sleep up there."
"Yes, why not? It will be more* com
Then, with a sudden change of tone,
she exclaimed, "I forgot to say my pray
ers." Butinstead of kneelingshe picked
her way through the tent to the foot of
one of the beds and lay there till morn
ing. She did not remember the conver
sation of the night, but told us that she
had a habit of talking in her sleep, and
that she had often conversed with her
sisters while she was sleeping soundly.—
M. Bourchier Sanford in Kate Field's
Old Undo Gabe's young masters love
to mystify him with long words, which
he will never own that he does not un
One day one of them said to him:
"Uncle Gabe, if yon and your wife were
walking down the street and a man
should come up and recognize you, what
would you do?"
"I'd knock him down," promptly re
turned Uncle Gabe. —Harper's Bazar.
Sunday at the World* Fair.
Chicago, Sept. 24.—A cold, drizzling
rain, which fell the greater part of the
day, kept people from the fair today.
In consequence the attendance was even
smaller than usual on Sunday. Com
mencing tomorrow an interesting pro
gramme will be begun.
Tbe admissions for the day were 47,
--025, of which 35,206 paid.
AN UNUSUAL ANÆSTHETIC.
A Dentist's Experience With a Woman and
an Aching Tooth.
The drummer had told a commercial
story, and tbe dentist, who had been ex
tracting much pleasure therefrom, fol
lowed with a professional yarn.
"At one time m my early practice in
a country town," he said, "there came
to me a very nervous woman to have a
tooth extracted. She carried on so that
I could scarcely get her into the chair,
and as soon as I put the forceps near her
mouth she screamed and bounced
around so I couldn't do anything with
her. After two or three visits, each
worse than the other, I suggested that I
take her to the nearest large town, where
a dentist administered gas. Well, the
tooth hurt her so that at last she con
sented, and I took her there, about 20
miles by rail
"I went armed with a pair of forceps
as a matter of habit, and when we got
to tbe place and she saw the gas bag and
other appliances she had them again
worse than before, und I had to give it
up and take her back home. I was thor
oughly provoked and felt like taking a
club to her, but she had money and was
paying for her foolishness, so I tried to
restrain my feelings. About 10 miles
out from hjwn as the train was plugging
along about 20 miles an hour, and she
was holding her jaw and I was holding
mine, in the seat beside her, we struck a
broken rail, and the last thing I knew
we were rolling down an embankment
and being piled up at the bottom in a very
promiscuous fashion. I don't know how
it came about, but I wasn't hurt much,
and when my senses were fully restored
I dragged my patient out through a
window and laid her on a bank near by.
She was pretty badly bruised and had
been knocked senseless, and as I was en
deavoring to restore her a brilliant
.thought occurred to me. The next mo
ment I had out my forceps, and the next
I had out the confounded tooth. Two
hours later one of the physicians who
had been summoned had restored her to
consciousness, and as she opened her
eyes and saw me standing by her side
she clapped her hand to her jaw and ex
" 'Oh, doctor, I knew it would be ter
rible, but I didn't think it would be so
bad as that. However, though, it is out
"Then she went to sleep, and it was a
week before she knew the real facts in
"Did she pay you anything extra?"
queried the drummer doubtfully.
"No," smiled the dentist, "but therail
road company did—ss,ooo —and I got
half."—Detroit Free Press.
Where Iron Is Sacred.
Among the Baralongs, a great African
people, iron is a sacred object. They are
expert workers in metal, which they still
smelt from its native ore by the most
primitive methods ever devised by man.
This art was to them in former days a
source of wealth, influence and power,
and the legend is that when people did
not know the value of the stones found
in their brooks a "wise man" saw a
vision. The spirit of his chief stood be
side him and said, "Gather stones and
burn them to make spears." The sage
thought it was a dream and tbat the
chief was hungry, so he sacrificed an ox.
But the vision returned, and the chief
looked sorrowful. He stood a long time,
and at last said:
"My son, why do you not obey your
father? Go to the river, gather stones
and make a hot fire. After that you will
see iron with your eyes."
The sage was greatly frightened and
feared some calamity, but dared not re
fuse. When he had made a hot fire, iron
came out of it, and then he knew the
chief had taken pity on his children. He
told his son the secret before he died,
but he was a vain coxcomb, and wish
ing to show his own wisdom made iron
in the presence of strangers, and so the
secret of the art was lost to his tribe,
but thoy have always continued to re
gard iron as sacred above all other met
In 1836, when Wisconsin was organ
ized as a territory, the civilized tribes ef
Indians living in Wisconsin were the
Brothertowns, the Stockbridges and the
Oneidas. The two former were located
on Lake Winnebago, in Calumet county.
By acts of congress all the Brother
towns and a part of the Stockbridges
were made citizens of the United States,
The uncivilized Indians were the Potta
watomies and tho Winnebagoes.
We live in what was the Menomon
Indian country in 1836. At that time
they could muster at least 2,000 war
riors. Now they are civilized. They
furnished many excellent soldiers for
the Union army, and that service accel
erated the civilization of the tribe. Prob
ably they could not now furnish over
300 men fit for military service.
The Chippowas diminish less rapidly,
but the Pottawatomies are nearly ex
tinct in this state. The Winnebagoes
were sent to Nebraska, but several bands
returned and have homestead lands in
northwest Wisconsin. They do not pro
gress much in the direction of civiliza
tion.—Appleton (Wis.) Crescent.
Merriment at a Funeral.
Merriment is regarded as out of place
at a funeral, yet an inhabitant of Mont
gaillard, who had been dubbed the "Mis
anthrope" on account of his gloomy and
reserved disposition, inserted a clause in
his will to the effect that any of his rela
tions who should presume to shed fears
at his funeral would be disinherited, and
on the other hand he who laughed most
heartily was to be his solo heir. He fur
ther gave directions that neither his
house nor the church was to be hung
with black cloth on the day of his burial,
but both were to be decorated with flow
ers and green boughs, while, instead of
the melancholy tolling of bells, the cere
mony was to be accompanied with
drums, fiddles and fifes. There is rea
son to believe tbat the funeral was con
ducted in exact accordance with these
peculiar instructions. —Exchange.
A Vomer Stonei Laying.
Washington, Sept. 24.—Cardinal Gib
bons today laid the corner stone, in
this city, of St. Cyprian's church. The
ceremony was attended with all the
pomp of the Catholic celebration of such
Howry & Bresse, Broadway under
takers. "Independent of tbe trust."
RISKS TAKEN ON LIFE
INSURANCE MAY NOW BE BECURED
IN MANY QUEER FORMS.
Blizzards and College Educations, Floods
and Automatic Sprinklers, Loss of Cattle
and Lees of Incomes Are All Provided
For by Many Schemes.
President Eliot of Harvard recently
suggested a practical scheme by which
parents might insure a college education
for their sons and daughters. It was
proposed that the parent should pay to
some reliable insurance company a cer
tain sum annually, beginning with tbe
third year of the child's age, the com
pany guaranteeing to pay the child, be
ginning with his eighteenth year, the
sum of $400 per annum for the next four
years. To the mind of the layman there
was an attractive novelty about this
scheme, although it is in fact only a
new way of proposing a very attractive
form of contract offered long ago by life
insurance companies under the title of
The fact that college educations may
be insured suggests tbe constant multi
plication of all kinds of insurances.
Fifty years ago this oountry knew very
little about insurance of any kind save
the simple contracts of insurance against
death and fire. Today there are various
forms of accident insurance, marine in
surance, insurance against blizzards,
hurricanes and floods, live stock insur
ance, plate glass insurance, steam boiler
insurance, insurance against burglars,
mail matter insurance and, queerly
enough, insurance against damage from
automatic sprinklers, which are them
selves a part of insurance against loss
Nearly all of these schemes are the
outgrowth of Yankee ingenuity, save in
the case of insurance against live stock,
which, according to Paul dv Chaillu, did
a flourishing business in Iceland 600
years ago. Many of the other forms of
insurance owe their origin to special
calamities, against the recurrence of
which shrewd business men proposed to
take chances. Insurance against floods,
for example, originated with the Cone
maugh disaster in the spring of 1689, and
insurance against cyclones began just
after the town of Orkmel, I a., was de
vastated in 1888.
One of the moat interesting forms of
insurance is tbe accident business, in
which the companies make their profits
on broken bones, cracked skulls, taran
tula and snake bites, sprained muscles
and scalded bodies. A man in Syracuse
recently broke his arm, and 20 days'
later, having failed to take precautions,
he died of pneumonia. The court held
that he died of an accident, and the in
surance company in which he held an ac
cident policy had to pay. Another man,
who lived in Morristown, N. J., got up
in the night to close a window. While
walking across tho room in the dark he
struck his shin on a chair, inflamma
tion developed, followed by grave com
plications, and the man died after hav
ing had his leg amputated Tbe insur
ance company contested that he had
neglected to take proper precautions in
not lighting a candle before crossing the
room, but the court held against this
theory, and the company paid the loss.
The court of appeals,of this state re
cently affirmed a ruling of the supreme
court in the cose of M. M. Paul, who was
suffocated in bis sleeping room by es
caping gas. Both courts held that he
died from an accident. These rulings
tend to show that there is no little dif
ference of opinion as to what constitutes
In England the courts hold views as
to the meaning of the word "accident"
that differ widely from the interpreta
tions of the American courts. The court
of appeals in England, for example, re
cently decided a case of a farmer who
was killed by a bnll in crossing one of
his fields. It was the opinion of tbe
court that the man incurred an obvious
risk in crossing the field in the presence
of the bull; that any man taking reason
able precautions would not have incur
red such a risk, and that his death was
not due to an accident, as implied by
that term in his policy.
Another English case was that of Cole
versus Accident Insurance company.
Cole went to his barn one night to get
some medicine which he kept there. A
gust of wind blew out his candle, and in
the dark be took from the shelf a bottle
of corrosive sublimate, of which he took
a large dose. The court held that this
was not a case requiring tha accident
company to pay any" loss, though it is
hard to see why it was not an accident
pure and simple.
Life insurance, while apparently a very
simple undertaking per se, is sometimes
employed in abstruse and complicated
business methods. Some of the heirs of
the late I. V. Williamson, who died in
Philadelphia.in Maroh, 1889, have re
cently resorted to a novel contract in life
insurance for the purpose of realizing
on an estate that according to the terms
of the will would not have been theirs
until 1899. Mr. Williamson left an es
tate valued at $11,163,822, of which $0,
--000,000 was placed in trust to accumu
late for 10 years, when it was to be dis
tributed equally among 85 relatives,-if
they survived. Six of these relatives de
sired, however, to realize at once on their
inheritance, and it was accordingly pro
posed to gratify their desire by an issue
of $100,000 bonds for each person.
These bonds are secured by an as
signment of $110,000 of each person's in
terest in the estate, or $660,000 in all.
As, however, each inheritance: depends
upon survival until April 1, 1899, the
bonds are further guaranteed by an in
surance of $100,000 on each person's life,
issued by a prominent New York com
pany and paid up to that date. These
policies have been in turn assigned to the
trustees of tbe collateral security for the
benefit of the bondholders, and the said
trustees will issue $600,000 in debenture
bonds, paying interest thereon out of
funds deposited with it for that purpose.
—New York Times.
Yellow Fever Reports.
Brunswick, Ga., Sept. 24.—Two new
cases of fever were reported today. One
death was reported. Four cases were
reported well and discharged.
For Over Fifty Years
Mes. Winlow's Soothing Bybup has been used
lor children teething. It soothes the ebild,
softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and la the best remedy for diarrhoea.
Twenty-flye cents a bottle.
A Fine Old Fighter.
There is a sort of summer school of
temperance reformers at Point of Pines
in Massachusetts, and the wittiest and
liveliest man in it is Oeneral Neal Dow.
Oeneral Dow ia in his ninetieth year ac
cording to the books, but he has the pug
nacity and tho gayety of 19. "The rum
sellers are not so many as we are," he
said in his speech Tuesday, "but they
pull together, while we go like a team of
Kamchatka dogs." He attacked tho vot
ers of Massachusetts and the church
members. "The liquor traffic," he said,
"exists by the permission of tho mem
bership of the churches." Altogether
he seems to have been in the very best
We wish to compliment General Dow
upon his condition, not to find fault with
theories which he has honestly brod and
advocated vigorously for so many years.
Here is a man who has always enjoyed
himself and enjoys himself at 90. Al
though of Quaker blood, he has always
been a fighter, and his service in the war
was only an incident in a life of soldier
ing. Extreme in opinion, strong of
speech, he hus boen in motion and activity
constantly and has taken labor Hire an
exercise. Some persons live an inert and
cabbageliko existence to extreme old aye.
The oil lasts long because tho wick uses
so little. General Dow has always boon
in the thick of things, and it agrees with
him.—New York Sun.
Miles' Nerve and Liver Pills
Act on a new principal—regulating the lever
stomach and bowels through tho nerves. A
new discovery. Dr. Miles' pills speedily , nr.,
biliousness, bad taste., torpid liver, plies, con
stipation. Unequalled for men, woraeu and
children. Smallest, mildest, snron. Fifty
doses 25 cents. Samples fros. C. H. Hance,
177 North Spring
Cao a Woman Be Beaotiful
With a Sallow Complexion or a Rough
Skin ? Certainly not 1
THEN why not try a
/fflHsSnSatSk. 1 remedy that wt i
nvike you beautiful?
TaliiF Lola Montez Creme,
7«ft M The BKIN FOOD and
V3W I TISSUE BDILDEK,
ia a wonderful facial
(t>_ beautifler, containing
no poisona, and rec-
lommeuded by the
» AJ S ! 2 beat phyaicians.
. < II removes all
VUaut) roughness and dry
sun and wind and keeping it soft and smooth.
Price 75 cents. Pot lasts tbree tsonths.
Mrs. Harris.>ir» FACE POWBKR.
It is very floe and adhesive, cannot injure tho
most delicate skin, and I claim It to be pos
itively imperceptible to the closest scrutiny.
The pain of freckled and sunburnt skin, so an
noying to ma-iy ladles, can be avoided by tue
free use of lola MONTKZ and this POW
DER. Three shades—White, Flesh and
Brunette. Price, 50 cents.
MRS. HARRISON'S PACK BLKAOH
Is not a cosmetic to bide defects, but a medical
wssh tbat scientifically removes all Freckles,
Tan, Sunburn, Blackhead, Moth Patches,
Sallowness and all other akin blemishes.
Price $1. All of Mrs. Harrison's numerous
preparations for sale by all druggists*
MRS. DOHA JOHN - ON,
Lady Agent for Los Angeles,
Halrdresslng and Manicuring Parlors, Booms
41-42 Wilson Block, Spring street
For any special or complicated blemish of
the face and form, write to MR. NETTIE
HARRISON. 20 Feary street, Ban Frauciiao,
Oal. Superfluoui rair permanetly removed.
SOT A DOLLAR NEED BE PAID US
UISTIL CUBE IS EFFECTED
DR. G. EDGAR SMITH I CO.
Positively cure in from thirty to sixty
days all kinds oi
R U PTU R E
VARICOCELE, HYDROCELE, PILES and FIS
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without the use of knife, drawing blood or de
tention from business.
CONSULTATION AND EXAMINATION FREE
Can refer Interested parties to prominent Los
Angeles citizens who nave been treated by
them. Cure guaranteed.
650 S. MAIN ST., COR. SEVENTH,
3-7 lint LOS ANGELES, CAL.
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cured by INItAPO. thereat Htndoa Kennedy.■ Hold
with written guarantee of cure. Sample tent tree.
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Easily, Quickly and Permanently Restored.
Celebrated English Keuedv
It ia sold on a positive fly — _1
guarantee to cure any am St* WI
form of nervous i>ros
tration or any disorder 1 m^py
of the genital organs of -d\>*»j W
Before* h y excessive u3e of After*
Tobacco, Alcohol or Opium, or on account
of youthful Indiscretion or over indulgence etc.,
DiYzioess, Convulsions, Wakefulness, Headache,
Mental Depression, Softening of tho Brain, Weak
Memory, Bearing Down Pains, Seminal Weakness,
Hysteria, Nocturnal Emissions, Spermatorrhoea,
Loss of Power and Impotency, which if neglected.,
may lead to premature old age an"* Insanity.
Positively guaranteed. Price. .00 a box; 6 boxes
for $5.00. Sent by mail on receipt of price. A written
guarantee furnished with avery $ i.OO order received,
to refund the money if ft permanent cure is not
NKRVIA MEDICAL CO., Detroit,MiclT
FR'EMA*T & CARPSR 102 V. S ring s .
© manufactory j&w&rr,
watch repairer & optician
£" v 'Tl' Dealer In DIAMONDS. WATCHES
V«,»vsf OLO KS, JEWELRY, SILVER
>»ias» r PLATE and OPTICAL GoOD 3.
122 S. MAIN STREET.
Emblems. Pins and Badges Made to Order.
The Newest Importations
CIIOIC t. DESIGNS. BEST GOODS.
112 pc. Semi-Porcelain
Dinner Service, $10.50
ALL GOODS EQUALLY LOW.
STAFFORDSHIRE CROCKERY CO.,
417 S. BPBINO WS. 7-28 8m
Caret Conturnptlon, Coughs, Croup, Bore
Throat. Sold by nil Drugs-tits on * Guarantee.
For a Lame Side, Back or Che«t 8hilol;'o Porous
Plaster will give great sntUfactiou.—3s cents.
Mrs. T. H.Hnv7i;l:-.a, Chatt<iro(if;a/lour..,Bays:
"Shao/i'iVitalizcr'iiAVED 3tY LTFES I
consider if theiiest rfm'OufnraOflniilattdtimttm
1 c ver need." For Dycpcpniu, Liver or Kidney
trouble it oiocifl. li kio 76cta, , .
E ME BY.
Have you Catarrh? IV7 this Reniedy. It will
positively roliovo and Cure you. Price 80 ots.
This Injector lor its suceeesrul treatment Is
furnished free. Itomember.Shiloh'sKemedlea
are sold on a guarantee to givo Butlsfactlon.
Sold wholesale to HAAS, BABUCH A CO,,
and retail by druggists. 12-14 lyr
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1* lease tend thin to Home one wit it oaacen
15 FOLDING BEDS 15
WB HAVB CONSIGNED TO US
15 Oak Folding Beds
WITH MIEKOR FRONTS,
TO BE DISPOSED OF
REGARDLESS OF COST.
MATLOCK & REED,
4.26 and 428 S. Spring St,
IOL ANGELES COUNTY, UAL.
A branch ol tho Convent of Our Lady oi tha
Saorci Heart, Oakland, Ual.
This Institution, conducted b'the Sisters of
the Holy Nant-u, occupies oue of me mou pic
turesque sites in the San Gabriel Valley. It bus
features ol excelion.ee that specially rojjni
mend It to public patronage. Trio ol
study embraces the various m : asu'l,l,
useful and ornamental education, i'o. imr lu
ularsapplv to tbe I.ADV SlM'Ki:l'<:t.
Conveyances will tske visitors from Suoib
station to Convent, on Thursdtys and Biiur
davs, on arrival of 2:10 p, ju. train from Los
Angeles. 8-2 lm
DB. WONG HIM, who has practiced medi
cine in Los Angeles for 18 years, and
whose office U at 089 Upper Main we t, will
treat by medicines all diseases of women, men
and children. The dootor claims that he hat
remedies which are supurior to all others at a
specific for troubles ol women and men. A
trial alone will convince tho sick tbat Dr.
Wong Hlm's remedies are more efticacious than
can be prescribed. Dr. Wong Him isaChluesa
physician of prominence and a gentleman of re
sponsibility. Hls reputation is more than well
established, and ah persons needing bis serv
ices can rely upon bis still and ability. A cms
is guaranteed in every case in which a recov
ery la possible. Herb medicines lor sale.
DR. WONG HIM
. HERB DOCTOR
639 \jpper Main St., Los Angeles, CaL
Los ANOSLCS, Cat., June 17, 1893.
To thk Public: I have been suffering with
piles snd kidney trouble for over five years,
and have tried several remedies, but all failed
to relieve me. A short time since I tried Dr.
Wong Him, d 39 Uppar Main street, and I am
now well and strong, and consider him a first
class doctor. Your, truly, h mL^x&
235 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, Cat.
Los andiles, June 9, 1893.
To thk Public: Cor over five years I have
been troubled with nervous sick-headache ana
liver complaint. I didn't seem to And any held
from the many doctors and medicines that t
tried until 1 tried Dr. Wong Him, «39 Upper
Main street- lam now well. Yours truly,
MIS M. G. BROCK,
48 Hlnton aye., Los Angeles, OIL
TO THE UNFORTUNATE.
Weakness, Impoteuoy and Lost Manhood per-|
mnueutly cured. The slclr aadaffiioted snotua
not fall 10 call upon him. The Dontor baa trav-|
sled extensively in rurops and inspected thar-i
oughly tbe varlot;-: ,i«..t„tela there, obtalninf
a great deal oivalu; m'ornsatlon, which h«IA|
competent to iispua u> those in need of hm ser
vices. The Dootor i p.res where others falL I
Try him. Dv GIBBON will make no cbargs
unlerahefffcctsa care. Penons at a dlstanos
(HIRED AT HOME. All communications
strictly conndeutlal. All letters answered la
Plain envelopes. Call ««!«.
Box 1567, Can Franobco, CaL |
ia nation Im Anseles Banal v. ia-i7i»
KINGSLEY & BARNES, .
WEDDING INVITATIONS, ETC.
VISITING CARDS, ETC.
211 New Higli Street, Fulton Block,
N ear Franklin street, ground floor, Tel, 41 -J.