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FLEMING NOW THE TREASURER.
Judgo Shaw Settles the Much-
Disputed Point.
A Law Salt Which Was a *Jodel for
Its Brevity.
The Mndillo Finally Stralihtenetl Out.
The Arguments on All Sldea.
The Judgo Delivers aa
Ural Opinion.
The necessity tor a Bpeedy adjustment
of the county treasurer muddle was
j realized by all parties concerned after
the institution ot suit by Mr. T. J.
Fleming, appointee, to be put into pos
session of the office.
tt view ol the dailre to have a decis
ion aa to who ie treasurer ap soon na
possible, Judge Shaw agreed to a hear
ing late yesterday altornoon.
It, oonaiated of argumsnta by different
counael, and Judge Shaw settled tbe
matter without taking it under advise
ment, deciding tbat Mr. Fleming is
trenail ier.
The facts in the owe were few and
easily stated. Treasurer J. De Barth
| Shorn left the etate for tho east In July
to undergo treatment in Philadelphia.
Ho had a 80-dav'a leave of absence,
which was extended to 60 daya. This
expired and fie supervisors appointed
TiK'map J. Fleming treaaurer to till the
TAcancy eauaed by Mr. Shorb'a abaeuce.
He lited his bond, which was approved,
and he qualified. Assistant Treasurer
Tiernan and tbe various deputies in
banks holding county money re
fused to turn over the booke, records
and money, on the ground that the ap
pointment waa not legal, and Mr. Flem
ing brought the proceedings indicated.
The principal contention of Mr. Tier
nan and the othera waa that the office
should have been judicially declarod
vacant by a court proceeding and that
the law wae not eelf acting.
The answer by tbe defendants waa
filed before the hearing waa begun. It
waa quite voluminous and was prepared
by George H. Smith who repreaented
the defendants. District Attorney Dil
lon represented the attorney general,
Messrs. Mi-Lac hi in and York. Mr.
Tiernan and Jndge W. P. Gardiner, the
clearing house, members of which were
interested.
In the answer the defendants denied
. that Treasurer Shorb remained absent
from the etate without tbe consent of
the legislature or the board of super
visors from Jnly 14th to September 13th,
but during that time wbb absent with
tbe consent of the supervisors, in pur
suance of law enacted* by the legisla
ture.
They denied that on the 13th of Sep
tember the office of county treasurer bo
came vacant until tbe appointment of
T.J.Fleming. They admitted that on
that date and ever since Mr. Shorb has
been absent from the state, and without
leave of the supervisors and legislature.
Tbe defendants further admitted that
the supervisors made tbe order, bnt de
nied tbat they appointed Mr. Fleming
in n legal manner, or that he is daly ap
pointed and qualified.
Tbey admitted the absence, of Mr.
Bborb, bnt eaid that he wae compelled
to leave the state by reason of dan
gerous and aerious illness, In order to be
treated by competent physicians in
Philadelphia; that at the time of hie
absence he hoped to be able to return
within 30 days, bnt was obliged to ob
tain an extension to 60 days, and cannot
yet make tbe journey home. They said
that the duties of the office have been
well performed by Mr. Tiernan, deputy
treasurer, and the other deputies as
subordinate deputies, and no loss has
occurred to the county by reason of Mr.
Shorb'a absence.
In support of the position taken by
the defendants, Mr. Smith made a brief
argument to the court. He quoted tbo
sections ol the political code which
prescribes the times when an office be
comes vacant, and that where an office be
comes vacant after the absence of the
officer from the state for more than 00
days without permiasion of the legisla-
tare.
He eaid tbat thia should not be con
strued to mean absence without an un
lawful intent. He held that the legisla
ture did not mean to deprive an officer
ot bis office for an innocent act. He did
not think it was possible that the legis
lature intended to deprive the state of its
option to say when ench an absence
created a vacancy. Such an act might
Work a forfeiture bnt not a vacancy. He
did not consider that tbe legislature in
tended to make this provision self-acting.
He referred to cases iv which it would
operate as a haidahip to the officer, as
in a case where an accident had hap
pened alter an officer left tbe state
which prevented his return within the
60 days.
At the close of Mr. Smith's argument
Mr. York briefly presented hia viewa in
opposition. He contended that the pro
ceeding waa not a criminal one bat
civil, and the court whb not passing
upon the wisdom of tbe legislature but
upon tbe proper construction of tbe act.
He urged that tbe plain intent of the act
waa to cover just such a caae as this
and provide for just such a contingency.
He claimed that the law clearly de
clared tbe office of county treasurer
Vacant and that the appointment was
a every respect legal.
Jndge Gardiner, representing the
clearing bouee, stated tbat it was the
desire of all parties to set any'doubte at
3 sat, and he thought the action as to Mr.
Ihorb should be dismissed, as no process
could be served on him, and there
Efhould be no question in caae of a judg
ment. This was agreed to.
7 Judge Shaw then announced his de
cision orally, He held that the act
(dearly indicated what it meant, and
that in this case it declared the office
Vacant. The law waa framed for the
public good and not for any individual,
lie did not consider that any judicial
proceeding was neceasary to declare the
office vacant and overruled the demur-
Mr to tbe complaint. Right to amend
the answer being waived, he gave judg
ment for plaintiff, directing that tbe
deputy treasurers torn over the books,
records and money, and that Treasurer
Fleming be placed in possession of the
office.
BURGLARS ALERT.
fat Southern Paelflo station at KanC'a
Bobbed.
The Southern Pacific company's
station at Naud's junction haa bsen
entered by burglars on two occasions
Recently.
On one time about $50 was obtained
from the till, but on the other nothing
»«mu»u the enterprising burglars.
The door was on each occasion opened
by meant ol a skeleton key.
THE COURTS.
An Indlolraent Kn.inked Out—Mew Baits
Filed.
The indictments against Messrs.
Stowell and Jamea Osborne waa yester
day demurred out of court iv depart
ment two of the superior court. The
defendants were indicted for having in
Iheir possession dead quail. The in
dictment did not allege that they had
the qnail "unlawfully" in their poeses-
Bion, ami this waa hold by the court to
be fatal to tho documents. The young
men are respected business men in this
city. The charge was originally made
in the justice court and they were dis
charged.
The application of Abbie J. Poole to
become a sole trader waa granted yeater
day by Judge Van Dyke.
A non-suit was granted yesterday by
Judgo Van Dyke in the caee of W. L.
Ithoadea vs. 9. Blssilell ot al , a suit to
recover for professional services.
Judgment was rendered for plaintiff
by Judge Van Dyke yesterday in the
condemnation suit of the Southorn Pa
eitio Kailroad company ya. Juanita
Amestoy Glees.
A decree of foreclosure waa rendered
yesterday by Judge Clark ia the case of
F. Blades vs. J. A. Drillell et al., the
note being for $1300.
Jndge Clark rendered judgment of
forecloaure yesterday in the case of S.
C. Burleigh vs. F. La Strong.
Mra. Nellie Spayd was granted a di
vorce yeaterday by Judge Shaw from
her huaband, X Spayd, on the ground of
cruelty.
In the foreclosure enlt of Main-Street
Savings Bank and Trust company vs.
Max Goldechmidt, Judge Shaw ren
dered a decree for plaintiff by default.
In the case of People va. Haskell, a
suit upon Hchoa! lands, judgment waa
rendered by Judge Shaw yesterday for
plaintiff by default.
Judge Shaw yesterday eentenced 11.
K. Hamilton, convicted of shooting a
aheepherder, to one year at Ban Qien
tin. There is atill another caee againat
the defendant, and it waa continued to
October 3d.
A. Lewis was arraigned yesterday be
fore Judgo Hbaw, and objections to the
Arraignment being overruled, September
28th was set as the tiina for him to
plead.
NSW CASES.
Preliminary papers were filed in the
county clerk's office yeaterday in the
following new cases:
L. Franco vs. Fredericke Karpe, ad
ministratrix. Knit for $920 aliened to be
due on a promissory note fur $1770.
E. N. McDonald vs. John P. McFar
land and H. M. Jacobs. Suit for
J1207.40 balance due upon a promiaaory
note.
READY FOR THE FRAY.
The Boosters Will Wear Willie Boy
Uniforms.
The Roosters baseball team are hard
nt work practicing for the coming meet
ing with the San Diego Pullets. Man
ager Plain Ben Johnson is leaving noth
ing undone to insure the team a pleasant
trip whon they go to get some bay'n
climate.
Virg. Dickeraon baa been engaged as
a mascotte and will accompany tbe
crowd and endeavor to establish a wire
of mental telegraphy between himself
and the elusive goddess, Victory. In
fact, Virg is going to don a nice white
•'Willie boy" cut five inches below hia
kueep, and wear big checked trousers
and try to make a favorable impression
upon Miss Victory, not to apeak of the
bay'n clime voting ladies.
Manager Johnson has also become
partial to the "Willies" and has issued
a mandate requiring payers
to wear the long-tailed" garment which
is quite appropriate in view of their
cognomen.| , /I'FIT AT | /'f TJ"
The Roosters jVirJ appear in th*ir
"Willie boya' ,% i»hfcij sfiey' reach fan
Diego, not being oikaot.ly Sure of how
much the Loe Angela* people would
stand after seeing hnUNye', ir., runbirtg
around lor several days.
Count Van Derbeck has written that
ho caanot participate in tbe game, and
while his pink polka dota will be missed
hia place has been filled by Carl Pauly.
Tbe Pullets were also alter Pauly, but
he gave the roosters tbe option and is
now a Los Angeles biped. The batting
order and position of the Roosters is as
follows: Hopperetead, 1.f.; McCrea,
lb.; Pauly, s.s.; Lelande, c.; Bumiller,
p.; Edwards, cf'; Buoklin, 2 b.; Carter,
r.!.; substitute, Nick Bnndrum.
DID NOT HEAR THE BELL.
A Terminal Hallway Kugine Strikes
Rosenbnrg'a Wagon.
A aerious accident occurred yeaterday
on tbe Terminal railway track, in which
Sidney Rosenburg met with serious in
juries.
Rosenburg, who is an old man 50 years
of oge, ; was driving a sprinkling cart in
tbe Vicinity ol the Kurtz street crossing.
A, train wae approaching tbe crossing,
tbo engineer of which rang hia bell
loudly as a warning to Rosenburg.
The old man failed either to hear the
gong or see the train, and the engine
strnck the rear part of the cart, throw
ing Rosenburg out.
He was taken to the receiving hospi
tal and attended to by Police Surgeon
Bryant, who found that the old man bad.
sustained a severe shock, bat wae other
wise unhurt.
Some anxiety ia felt concerning hia
condition, aa up to a late hour last night
he had not tallied from the chock.
Later— S. Rosenberg, tbe victim of
the accident, died late laat night from
the effects of hia injuries.
The remains were removed to Chase's
undertaking parlors on Second street.
ALREGO'S SCRAPE.
He Personated a Be venue Collector as
a Joke.
R. Alrego was arrested yeaterday by
Officer Talamantea and taken before
United States Commissioner Van Dyke
upon a charge of impersonating an
officer.
Alrego, it ie charged, entered a Main
Btreet saloon and stated that he was a
deputy of Internal Revenue Collector
Maxwell's. By means of his representa
tions he obtained $3 from the saloon
keeper.
Alrego declared tbat the transaction
waa merely a joke, but he wae commit
ted to the county jail to await examina
tion on Saturday.
Inspected Boston's Motor.
By special invitation Mayor Rowan,
Deputy City Attorney Dunn, Fire Com
missioner Brodriek, Messrs. William
Lacey, Fred Harknesa and others took
a rids on Hoskin's new electric Btreet
motor on Washington street yesterday.
The new invention was again proven to
be a valuable one, and equal to the ca
pacity of the ordinary electric oar. The
trip waa greatly enjoyed by tbe distin
guished gentlemen.
LOS ANGELES HERALPi WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 1893.
THE GREAT EASTERN SECTION.
The Sea End of the Sewer to
Be J?ut in Place.
An Interesting- Engineering Act to
Be Pei formed Today.
The Die Section ot Pipe to lie Placed
tn Position This Mori,lug.
The Sewer Nearlug
Completlon.
This morning at 9 o'clock tbe great
cast iron section of the outfall aewer
will be pulled 600 feet into tbe Pacific
ocean. If will mark tbe near approach
of the completion of one of tbe greatest
sewer systems in tbe world.
The section of pipe ia 1200 feet long,
and is bolted and flanged together. The
iron section extends, or will extend,
from the month of the last tunnel into
tho ocean. It will reet on tbe bottom.
Soundings have been taken to a dis
tance of 750 feet into the ocean where
the great pipe will extend. At thia dis
tance the depth is 20 feet, while at 600
feet, the termination of the aewer, the
depth ia 18 feet.
A rather novel proceednre will be em
ployed to get the pipe into the water.
The aection of the aewer ie placed npon
rollers, but despite thia fact and the
fact that tbe alope is 60 feet or more,
the weight of it ia bo great that it will
require great force to extend it out to
the desired distance.
A tug from Rjdondo is at the ecene
ready to pull the pino out into old ocean.
Great wire ropes will be attached to tbe
long iron pipe. Then the tug wili be
gin its work, and it ia c xpected the
pipe will he run into the wate- without
any trouble. As tbe slope of the ocean
bed from tide water mark to the end
oi tbe pipe is but 600 feet and the fall
18 feet, it ie not likely that there will
be any complicationa arise to binder the
placing of the pipe. It is a heavy, grad
ual slope. It bas, of course, been de
cided that the force of tbe sewage which
wi.l have a fall of 60feet, will force itself
through against tbe 600 feet of water
that will naturally come up in the pipe.
The ''launching" of the big iron pipe
will be witnessed by a large number of
engineers of the city, city Engineer
Dockweiler and the engineers of hia
office, consisting of Messrs. Keen, Baa
sell, Winston and Simpson, will leave
early this morning to watch the big
event.
The engineer in charge of this eectioo
of the aewer, Mr. August Mayer, ia a
very able one, and from all information
it ia expected the "launching" will be a
success.
Section eight of the system bas been
completed and will coon be accepted by
the city.
Now that tbe council has notified all
contractors on the sewer that no exten
sion of time will be given them, it is
thought tbe sewer will be completed
and in operation by December Ist, if
not sooner.
CHINESE CRIMINALS.
Their Position Under the Geary Law
IleOned.
After the meeting of the Prison Di
rectors at San* Q lentin and tbe recom
mendation that "lifer" Quong Ah Wong
be released on account of' his failing
health, an interesting point was raised
says the San Francisco Chronicle. If
tbe pardon is granted, as it probably
will be, the fact will at once be brought
up that this miserable, broken-down
Chinese is not registered. Director Sonn
tag mentioned the fact and both he and
J. H. Neff stated their inability to guess
what would be done with the unfortunate
under the Geary act. This also suggest
ed the fact that at Ban Quentin and
Folsom there are in ail 175 Chinese, not
one of whom baa been registered. Ac
these men serve out their tevms they
will be released and the question is can
they be deported ?
Thomas D. Rlodan, tbe attorney, is,
by reason of his practice among the
Chinese, particularly well Informed on
the Geary act. He waa seen yesterday
and, when the proposition was laid be
fore him said:
"The Chinese Consulate, tbe Mer
chants' Club and the Six Companies
would be only too glad if the law required
immediate deportation of Chineee felons
after they had served their terms. Un
fortunately there is a clause in the law
which excuses their not being registered.
After reciting the fact that all Chinese
must be provided with certificitea with
in a year alter the passage oi the act (May
5, 1892), the section proceeds to slate that
a Chinese must be deported by order of
a Judge, unless he shall establish clearly
to the satisfaction of said Judge that by
reason of accident, eickneea or other un
avoidable cause he haa been unable to
procure his certificate, etc., and that he
waa a reaident of the United States at
the time of tbe passage of thia aot. Tbat
clearly covers tbe case of Chineee felons,
as they may have been residents of the
United States at the time the set was
passed, but being in prison unable to
register."
CALIFORNIA FRUIT.
A Reasonable Demand at Fair Prices in
the Kant.
A. B. Miner, formerly president of'the
San Jose Canning company and the Col
ton Packing company, and who ia now
handling California fruits in Chicago, ia
at the Palace hotel, cays tbe San Fran
cisco Call. Mr. Miner has been identi
fied with horticultural interests in this
Btate aa a grower, shipper and packer for
15 years, and is still the owner of a
fruit ranch in the southern part of the
state.
"Considering the general market there
ia a very good demand at fair pricea for
California fruita in Chicago," said Mr.
Miner laat night. "Some of laet sea
sou's crop is still on hand, bnt is grad
ually being worked off. I have no doubt
tbat the whole of thia season's product
will be disposed of, provided tbe grow
ers will accept a reasonable price for their
Iruit.
"Can they aell at a profit? Well, yon
know no one ia making any money thia
year, and if a man in any businese can
bold his own, clearing expenaee, he may
consider himself fortunate. The fruit
producers of California must recognize
the situation and regulate their pricea
accordingly. If they will aell according
to tbe times there ia no question that
the entire output of Calitornia will be
sold. Every industry must expect to
have an 'off' year occasionally, and hor
ticulture ia no exception to the general
rule. The reaaonable way to face the
eituation is to take the best price offered
and prepare for better times next
season."
SOUNDS BOOMUIKE.
A Roseate Picture ot Future Financial
Operations.
For several months past it has been
rnmored that a large amount of eastern
capital would be invested in various en
terprises in thia section.
It has developed within the last few
days that the half had not been told
and the amount of money it seems al
most too large to be true.
There is about to be organized, under
the laws of the state, an investment
company composed entirely of eastern
people and to have a capital of from
$8,000,000 to $10,000,000. Thero are five
gentlemen who are the principal organ
izers and back of them are about 50 of
the most prominent capitalists of the
east. The stock has all been sub
scribed and 50 per cent will be paid in
immediately. The articles of incorpora
tion are in the hands of come prominent
local attorneys and will be completed in
about two weekß.
One of the organizers ia in the city
and was asked about the intentions of
hie company. "It ia formed," he said
' for the purpose of developing water for
irrigation purposes, motive power and
other uses, to construct reservoirs, ca
nals, ditches and other means of carry
ing water to the point of distribution;
to build hotels and other buildings, to
buy, sell and improve lands and to set
aa a medium through which capital can
be invested in California and more par
ticularly Southern California. Its spe
cific object at first iB to build a very
large hotel which has been estimated to
cost $1,000,000. Boyle Heights has been
thoroughly investigated as a location for
tiiat purpose, the weateru bills in the
vicinity of Weatlake park, and particu
larly the Belmont grounds have also
been looked over.
These large improvement and invest
ments will depend largely upon the
public spirit of Los Angeles, for eastern
capital if now largely in the hands of
men who make very few gratuitous gifts
and it is well known that large hotels aa
a rule have not proved profitable invest
ments."
HE OVERLOOKED THE COINS.
An Error of Judgment Shown by a
Burglar Yesterday.
When the thief who robbed Jamea F.
Byram & Co. of $200 worth of stamps in
their collection yesterday morning reads
the HisitAi.i) he will grit his teeth with
rage and blush with shame for having
been guilty of such a bungling job. For
right in the same small show-case from
which hia booty was taken were two
trays of valuable coins, aggregating
more than did tbe stolen stamps.
Mr. Byram occupies room No. 10 in
tbe Workman building. South Spring
street, as an office. Yesterday morning
about 7:30 o'clock when he came to
open his place of business he was sur
prised to find the door already un'.qcked.
Mr. Byram went to the show case
where hia collections were kept and dis
covered that nearly all bis stamps
weregone. Tho coin trays had not been
touched, and a number of shells con
taining atamps also remained. Nothing
else in the room had been molested, a
large collection of stamps displayed in
the window escaping tbe burglars atten
tion.
It ia presumed that tho thief opened
the case and just grabbed, trusting to
luck to catch anything, or he would cer
tainly have taken the trays of coin, as
they were within an inch or two of the
ataupß. Among the stolen specimens
waa a valuable- collection of Hawaiian
stamps. Several others were valued at
$3 and $4 apiece.
The affair was reported to the police.
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WORLD'S FAIR COMMISSION,
A Sati-factory showing Made at Yesler
' ariy's Meeting.
The Loe Angeles County World's Fair
commission met yesterday. Present
Messrs. Forrester, Forman, Lnkens,
Klokke, Scott, Vawter and Willard.
Mr. Forman occupied the chair and Mr.
Willard acted as secretary.
It was decided to ship only two more
carloads of fruit to the world's fair, the
last shipment to be made by October
10th.
It was also agreed to bring back all
exhibits from Chicago that could not be
sold to advantage, and place them in
the chamber of commerce exhibit hall.
The secretary reported as to the con
dition of finances and presented esti
mates of future expenditure!?. It was
shown tbat tho county will probably
come out ahead with the world's fair
appropriations. The sum of $10,
--000 wbb apppropriated for the
exhibit, $0000 of this was
eet aside as a special contingency.
There now remains independent of this
contingency fund, the sum of $7000.
About $3000 or $4000 will cover the
expenses of the exhibit during the rest
of the fair, which will leave a clear sav
ing for this county of $9000 or $10,000.
A committee consisting of Messrs.
Klokke, Scott and Vawtor was ap
pointed to aecertain whether the citrus
fair was to be held in Los Angeles this
year.
Various routine matters were acted
upon. •
WANTS A CORRESPONDENT.
A Riverside Man With a View to
Matrimony.
Iv the Montreal Daily Herald of July
27th appears the following advertise
ment :
\vr ANTI " D ,jro CORKE6POXI) WITH A
TT view to mattimouy by a middle Sfted,
well-to do business mm *n<t orfiime „ rower oi
South Uallfs rain, with a youuv lady between
the ages of 2-i and .i-; must bo wel. udue*t d
and accomplished. Addreis W. If. Linuaay
, V, O. Box 314, Riverside, California.
With all due respect to the gentleman's
judgment in trying to get a Canadian
wife, it is but fair to give the Southern
California girls a chance, so the adver
tisement is herewith repeated gratis.
AMUSEMENTS.
Los Angeles Theater—The Nutmeg
match attracted another large audience
laet evening. It is a well mounted, well
acted melodrama, and in its mechanical
devices is most striking.
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder.—No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes— 40 Years the Standard
MATTERS AT WASHINGTON.
The Humiliation of Tom Reed
and His Lieutenants.
Chairman Wilson's Statement on the
New Tariff Bill.
No Villbuaterlug Aghtnat tha Tocher
UIII to Be Allowed—The Voor
hees Kepanl Ulll-fJ.
HprecUele.
Regular correspondence to the Herald.
Washington, D. C, Sept. 'Si, 1893.
Tbe humiliation of Tom Hoed and bis
lieutenant, Burrows, of Michigan, when
they learned that the Democrats of the
houeo proposed to put an effectual qniet
us upon Republican filibustering against
tho reporting of the Tucker bill for tbe
repeal of all laws authorizing the pres
ence of the United States officials at
elections, was a pleasing eight to Demo
cratic eyes. Because the Democrats of
the bouse in the adoption of regular
rules had been extremely lenient to
wards the minority the Republicans as
sumed that no check would be pnt ou
their filibustering. They were given a
free rope for awhile because
there was not a quorum of Democrats
present, but as soon as a quorum of
Democrats was ou hand they were
effectually cquelched by an order re
ported from the committee on rules, and
the bill was reported to the boueo. This
order wae not the result of any assump
tion of power by a single individual, as
were the rulings of Tom Reed when he
was speaker; it was authorized by a
Democratic caucus, as such things al
ways should be. The Republicans are to
be allowed to name any reasonable
length ol time during which the debate
on this bill shall be carried on, but tbey
are not to be allowed to filibuster against
a vote upon it alter legitimate debate
has been exhausted.
The public tariff hearings were con
cluded this week, aud the Democrats on
the house ways and means committee
are now at work upon the new bill. Al
though the number of days were fewer
than were given by some of the other
committees, more time was given by*
tbe committee than was ever given be
fore ior public hearings. Chairman
Wiison, speaking of the preparation of
the new tariff bill, said: "The Demo
cratic members will work together.
Borne of the schedules will be prepared
by all of the Democrats together, while
others will be referred to'subcommittees
[or preparation, previous to being
revised by the full Democratic
membership of the committee,
it is not possible to say when tbe bill
will be completed, but it will require
more time than some of those who have
never had a tariff' bill to prepare seem
to think necessary. We might fix np a
measure in very short order, but it 1b
not. tbat kind oi a bill we want to pre
sent to the country. Legislation affect
ing bo many interests must be very care
fully considered and its effect calculated
before we can hope to perfect a bill
whch can stand the many testa to which
it will be subjected when enacted into a
law. Such a measure as this cannot be
BUCceßsfulty hurried. We shall, how
ever, lose np time, aud hope to present
it to tbe house at the earliest possible
moment consistent with tbe important
interest involved."
Several times thia week the senate
has aroused public expectation by ap
pearing to be on the eve of the final
contest over the Voorhees repeal bill,
bnt the end is not yet. Senator Mills
of Texas, made one of the strongest
speeches of the week in favor of repeal;
Senator Voorhees made a characteristic
explanation of his position, in answer
to criticisms because he had not forced
a vote, calling the attention of the
country to tbo fact that it 19.simply im
possible to force a vote under the pres
ent rules of tho senate, rules which
have not been materially changed for
more than 80 years, and the
Republican senators, for and against
the bill, had a regular monkey and par
rot time among themselves. It is ex
pected that the attempt to reach a vote
by menus of a continuous session of the
senate will be made in a few days, (the
daily sittings have already been length
ened) and if that fails the bill will
either have to be abandoned or a com
promise reached by coneeesiors on both
aide be adopted. President Cleveland
is still confident that the bill cttn be
paseed and for that reason declines to
consider anything in the shape c*f acoui
protuieo.
Clave Spreckels, the sugar king, was
in Washington a few days ngo for the
purpose of getting his fingers in tiie
Hawaiian pie, hut he cut short his stay
when lie learned that tbe whole matter
is already settled, so far as the admin
istration -is concerned, and that Presi
dent Ceveland is only waiting for the
senate to dispose of the bill
before be sends it a special massage on
Hawaiia, accompanied by Mr. Blount's
reports.
In nominating William B. ilornblower
ol New York to succeed to tbe vacancy
in the supreme court left by tho death
of Justice Blatcbford. and J. J. Allen of
Rhode Island to ho ambassador to Italy,
Preeident. Cleveland sprung a double
surprise on the politicians.
NOTHING IN IT.
A Gout impornryN steamboat Comet to
Budden Grief.
The Santi Fo officials deny that an
other regiment of tramps have arrived
at Barstow, en route to this city, as er
roneously published yesterday hy a con
temporary.
Instructions have been telegraphed to
all points of the line to prevent passen
gers of the tramp variety from hoarding
the company's trains.
Mrp. K. A. Deering of South Broad
way ha 3 returned from a visit to San
Francisco. Her daughter, Miss Grace
Deering, will remain in San Fiancieuo
to attend the art school.
Buffulo Lithia. Woollacott, agent.
ELEVATED RAILROAD.
Hnmors That Such an Improvement Is
on the Taplt.
Rumor has it that a company of east
ern capitalists are talking strongly of an
elevated railroad through Aliso street to
Brooklyn Heights, and it is quite prob
able that they may apply Boon to the
city council for a franchise. The gentle
men who are looking over the grounds
with a view to building this read expect
eventually to extend it westwardly un
til they ultimately reach the seashore,
and eaßtwardly toOceidental college and
Odd Fellows cemetery. The road will
be an elevated one, between Brooklyn
Heights and the western hills and then
a surface track the rest of the way. This
project, if carried out, would make the
heights on both sides of the city
boom, ond the beautiful lots in tbe
Mount Pleasant a.id Boyle Heights and
Brooklyn Heights tructs that have been
almost upsa'able heretofore would bo
brought into good demand.
Whether this is a part of or in any
manner connected with the project of a
tine hotel on the heights ia not known
at present. We hope to be able to find
out more about this important enter
prise soon so that we msy give such
facts ac the public ought to know.
THE PRESS CLUB.
Final Arrangements Atade—Now Quar
ters Keady.
The Los Angeles Press club met last
night to perfect final arrangements for
their permanent rooms in the Turn
verein building on (South Spring street.
Officers for the ensuing term of six
months were elected as follows: H. E.
Brook, president; J. H. Le Veen, vict
preeident; W. P. James, secretary and
treasurer; executive committee, JT, W.
Elliott, W. G. Taylor and It. Hi Far
quhar and Osbeman iStevens.
The executive committee was em
powered to make necessary arrange
ments for establishing the club in its
quarters at once, and the next meeting
will be held therein.
The club bas been in receipt of
numerous applications for membership,
both active and honorary, and bas a
large list of those who desire to join the
organization. Any communication with
relerence to the club should be ad
dressed to W. P. James, secretary and
treasurer, care Times office.
A COWARDLY BRUTE.
Be Hits a Btreet Preacher Behind the
Kar With a Stone.
A cowardly assault was made by a
hoodlum last overling about 0 o'clock on
John Mathews for which the assailant
should get a severe dose if caught. The
members of the First Btreet Holiness
mission were holding a meeting at the
corner of First and Los Angeles streets.
Mathews was preaching, when some
fellow standing about eight feet from
him threw a stone, which hit him be
hind the ear. It knocked him down and
Inflicted a painiul wound. The attack
waa entirely unprovoked and the mis
creant disappeared in the crowd.
For Over Fifty Years
Mns. WinloWs Soonnso syrup has been used
for children '.eetliiug. it soothes the child,
rotten* the sums, allays all palD, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for dtarrhcea.
Twenty-nve ceutß a bottle.
DIED.
Dunn, a native of New York, aged 4.0
years.
Friends and acquaintance i are, respectful ly
invited to *uond the mneral tdaay nt 2 p. m.,
from the funeral parlcrs of U. F. Orr & Uo., 147
North Spring Mreot.
I 11 l l i
, jtfr. C. H. Zicmer
li Cssi'fc E2e Beatoiti"^.
"Wo th::.lr that r.ociTß ton.ifir.r'.llfc.icfnW
bobontcn. Ky v.Kt softer.; Iv, ,;h G;-<;;:at-i on
thasidocf hcrhi.-.i'.. AVow j-o t. • UtWa: !dl:: - :-J
mor.t!i3, pcriiips r.yiar toc'jro It, hot ono bottle oi
Hood'©- ©pfsapa?illa
hf-lcd tno Sscrei np crfl day have no
troubled,herein;C.'li. Gli.Wc:i
Crircil cev.n'.& #9f>
OHood'3 i :-iii.;\~riiij,r.r.::-.i«:i.T.j--
COTTRELL PRESS
-AND
FOLDER
FOR SALE.
A Great Bargain.
The Coti".roll pre** aul folder o*\ whlc'i the
>Ikb\li> was lormarly worked offlf o .Tared (• r
for aai« at n yr<Mtt b iiifrtin. . nictictiuy *$ good,
a* new. A !«o v veriie.:l eugiit
Arply to
AVERS & LYNCH,
HERALD OFFICE.
This lssn uiexHinpiad btrgiln for cash.
THOS. B.CLARK,
—REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL—
AUCTIONEER.
DEALER IN NEW & SICOND-HAND
o 7\ it*
232 W. FIRST ST.
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment wheu
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ter than others nnd enjoy lito more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of tho puro liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax
ative; effectually cleansing the system
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
nnd permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profession because it acts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak
ening them aud it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug
gists in 50c and SI bottles, but it is man
ufactured by tho California Fig Syrup
Co.only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name. Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will not
accept any substitute if offered.
NISW I.OH ANUSUKH THKI (Kit,
tUnder direction ot Ar, Hayman )
H. 0. WlfAlT, tfauagjr.
THE WONDERFUL
"UIfANI AT
SCENIC SPECTACLES!
Direct from Carnegie Mutlc H*ll, New York
City.
Monday eve, Oct. 2....A TEIP TO THK MOON
Tjcsday eve WONDERS OF AMERICA
Wednesday eve CH lOS TO MAN
Wednesday afternoon st 3 o'clock, special
younn peopl-'s, scholars' and teACliorb* pr- i
lormsnee ol A Trip to tti • M ,ou. Explanatory
discourse by tiarrett p. Servlss.
Popular pr!ces-sl, 75c, rOc, 25c.
Matinee prloa—2s and SO .
OARLYLE PETERSILEA'S
MUSIC SCHOOL,
V.M.C.A. B'lding, S. Broadway
CLASS FOR THE ANALYSIS OF
Piano and Vocal Music
EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY
ASTE NOON AT 2 O'Ot. UK,
«<• beginning September JOth.
ADMISSION", 50 CENT 3.
0-22 lm.
NKIV VIUNKA HUCKKI,
Courtst., bet Mala a:tl Sprin: t:i
F. KERKOW, PROPRIETOR,
Free R-nned Entortaianvsnt.
EVERY EVENING, Irom 7JO until 13, aal
Saturday Mat nee Irom I to 4 p. tc.
Kegigim .nt of tbe Gr, at nud on'y
-JDOLORESS-
In Her Unrivaled Specialties.
of the Pavo:ites oi Los Angeles
MISS LIMA CREWS,
MISS AN 10NIE GREVa
And tho cel'ibrateJ
BERTH FAMILY ORCHESTRA,
MIHSMAttUUKitiriS liEltl'il, L/lreotreit.
Fine contrsroltl lnnci dilly Meal» a li
carte at all hours o-211y
PAUK,
TIRsT ANNUAL MEET
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DIVI lON, L A W
BICYCLE RACES.
AinLSTIC PARK, BiiUrday, '«?ti SO, 2 p.m ,
Alo:.li <• t. 2. ADuJsl 1 N. iOc.
AfiUTuUI.T-JR k.. t'AIU, jLIMSi.v, ••• t. 3-25
Htlvleam Ilaee lo," Wtallentfe 8 lvorcup
Alt ..S lON, 2J CiX.S.
No loalii'4 --iC s will b ■ p rmtflel
Tlie.pii/.e Hi.t in ti'fc ot U -, l-thl Gritn-1
Piano, huh made Uicycii, sllv.r Cups tna
mo:idJti.,s, , 3:o,» \V.ii h, N >. 2 X > lit, Meda.s,
etc
Ih» UprittH Gi-'ivl r.Kii* in from the Mtti o
Rous* ot uur.ail A ruler, '■> S, m t St.
rr\UK l'A!,*tJH,
A tf.if. C *r. Sarins md F PIW st*.
I st.ll-j.' lintraactf o:i R.Ht iv
ATTH\CTH)N KXI'K WIIUHNAEY.
The Winter Coaeor", 11risls nadir tho loAder
rhip bi
MISS PAULISA KLAUS
lis been IsMlfnrMMl w ih a corpi of atxe
aislstaiiU i.i a
SPECIAL <iIUN;> Ci)\ T C!ilir.
A FUL f . OUCUBSrttA.
Eve r y nine', <uJ '.Veilue dty enl ->a nrd ly
matinee. CotiC.-r, iv.ry evjitl 14 f om 7:;IO tt
'i'lie finest ('nnurreltl Lmch in tie "Hy.
MWIS a li i-.ir, ■ -' li '■ r-. 0 7
JOE POHEIM ■ -
- - THE TAILOR
His fast received first shipment of
*vool 11*, wli.cti Wfi'e b-jit ;lit d recs
Iroai the in.lis at treat.y uiiucod
prlcei.
Fine Kn* ish Disgjnal, Piqus aui
Beaver Suits ivlade to Order at a
Great Reduction, rllso One of the
Finest Solec ioas of Trousering
and Overcoatings
Best of Wots manshln and Porfeot
Fit tiuarante.d or No S.t:o
JOE POHEIM, THE TAILOR,
148 SOUTH SPKINIt Si.
FOR ALL KINDS Of
GUNS, RIFLES, PISTOLS,
Cu.loiy, Ammunition, All Kiwis of
SPORTING IiOODS,
Flsliln t Taclile, Bamboo Hods, Basoba'li, Mitts
and moves. KiU'alK NO ANO OU iK > Hilt-
INGOF sUOTOOKS A oPaCIALTY. iiitaian
tecd t r money refunded.
•X. <LOTTI!UISKt:K.
710 ly 211 X Miiin n , 1 c m ph: block.
PERRY, MOTY & CO.'S
LUMBER YARDS
AND I'LANING MILLS.
816 Commercial street; Los Angelas, Cal.
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