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THE HERALD'S CITY CIRCULATION
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Is larger than that of the Examiner or the Expres*
and second only to that of the Times.
Population of Los Angeles 201,249
No rivalry has developed yet among the city wards
because of eagerness to get the distinction of having tho
garbage incinerator in their respective midsts.
Mayor Dunne will have one serious difficulty in
grafting the Glasgow transit system on the present one
in Chicago. It ia said that the "graft" is unknown in
the public affairs of Glasgow.
An incident that looks ominous for the saloons Is
reported in proceedings of the health department. At
the last meeting of the board there were 127 applica
tions for the sale of milk. Is the milk punch to be among
the no-saloon fashions?
John D. Rockefeller makes explicit denial of tho
report that he purposes to put aside $10,000,000 as a
pension fund for superannuated olprgymen. Oleaginous
John will take no more chances of having his cash sub
jected to tests for taint.
The ' allotted period of low colonist rates on the
through railways has ended, having been two weeks
longer than usual. A large number of homeseekers was
added to the population of Southern California while
the special rates prevailed.
The republic of Panama, that precocious ward of
Uncle Sam, is in the class of naval powers now. It has
Just made a start by purchasing a second-hand yacht to
be converted into a warship. A promising youngster
is that last edition of American republics.
It begins to look as though the president's bear hunt
ing experience might prove useful very soon. The Re
publican stand-patters are beginning to show their teeth
and elevate their bristles. But the president has solid
backing in Secretary Taft's 275 pounds avoirdpois.
The last soldier of the war of 1812 has just been
buried with military honors in New York city. Not
manyyears hence the last survivor of the Mexican war
will "follow, and later will come the last response to the
tattoo summoning Civil War veterans to "turn in."
The Bee says: "If Sacramento is to be the Paris of
the Pacific coast, systematic planting of ornamental
trees along the residence streets is needful." There is
b striking similarity between Paris and Sacramento —
each is situated on a river a long distance from the
It is a goodly number of graduates that this year
will step from the portals of the state university out
into the busy world. The recipients of degrees and
diplomas number 369, one for every day in the year,
with a margin. May they all honor their alma mater
by lives of probity and usefulness.
The American cousins in the Philippines do not seem
to be "assimilating" as sweetly as they were credited
with doing during the late presidential campaign. It is
costing a great deal of blood and money to teach them
that the principles of the Declaration of Independence
are not suited to their temperament.
"Business Interests to the Dogs"' is the caption of a
no-saloon outburst by a writer in the Express. No
wonder thoughtful citizens of Los Angeles shy at a
movement that subordinates the material interests of
the city to a demand for an experiment which experi
ence proves to be worse than folly.
The labor unions of Massachusetts were the balance
of power that caused the election of Douglas, the Demo
cratic candidate for governor. The unions are not ap
preciative, however, of Governor Douglas' decision as
referee "that conditions do not warrant an increase of
wages for the Fall River cotton mill workers.
The chasing of "blind pigs" is giving local police
officers lively exercise and also is enriching the city
treasury by the proceeds of fat fines. In case the
saloons should be closed It would be likely to require
the entire police force in the chase, with fluanclal re-
Bults sufficient to meet all municipal expenses.
Bakersfleld, the nearest city neighbor of Los Angeles
northward, has sprouted a new and notable Industry. It
has the distinction of shipping what is claimed as the
first train load of cattle from California to the east,
but more interesting is the fact that the cattle will be
sent to Europe as the first of a series of such shipments.
Even before the Ink is dry on the deeds for lots sold
by the Salt Lake company at Las Vegas the building
of a "greater" city Is In progress. No doubt there is
substantial need for a considerable town at Las Vegas,
but persons who have liad experience in "booms" will
be cautious about wading into speculation beyond their
Oregon now has the novelty of a law, passed by the
last legislature and operative yesterday, which Installs
the -whipping post for wlfe-beaters. Former penalties
for such offense are not abolished, the lashes being
"given away free" on the old chromo plan. California
will watch the experiment In the neighboring state with
There should be no complaint about scarcity of cars
for orange shipments henceforth. There will be a third
through route to the east by the Salt Lake road and
the Santa Fe company has ordered several hundred new
cars. A reduction of 10 or 15 per cent in orange freight,
ige, as ordered by the interstate commerce commission,
& what orange growers would like to see next
LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1905.
TWO WEEKS HENCE
Two weeks from today Los Angeles will settle the
exciting Issue lhat haa agitated the community for many
weeks. The voters of the city will decide the question
whether the saloons shall go or slay.
It unquestionably Is an important' Issue, Involving
Wide difference of opinion. On one side of the question
there Is a known quantity, fully understood by all cltl
eens, and on the other side a totally unknown quan
tity so far as Los Angeles Is concerned. All the evils
incident to the saloon business are well known, but the
abolition of them would be an experiment, one that has
signally failed elsewhere as a remedy for the evils of
the liquor traffic.
On the merits of this question, which will go to the
jury of voters a fortnight hence, there is wide and very
pronounced difference of opinion. It Is not a new thing
for citizens of Los Angelps thus to differ on subjects
of municipal policy, but the agitation of the saloon
question lias reached extraordinary proportions. The
Issue has caused more than r difference of opinion,
left to the arbitration of the popular vote. A good deal
of asperity has been evoked on the part of ardent par
tlsans in the Issue, and during the remaining period
before the Issue Is closed a good deal of ginger may be
Introduced in the discussion.
Hut all the citizens should bear In mind the fact that
the question now pending turns upon an honest differ
ence In Judgment In a matter affecting the Interests of
Los Angeles. The issue Is a radical one, entirely new
In this city nnd practically new In all the larger cities
of the United States. It is not strange, therefore, that
citizens should have very positive views on the sub
ject, and that they should maintain their views with
the persistence characteristic of the average Angeleno.
It Is the weal of the city that nil of us have at heart,
however, and all questions involving the public welfare
should be settled good naturedly, as becomes this com
munity. It Is folly to allow ill feeling to generate over
a question that will be settled very soon in the Ameri
can fashion of majority rule. Think as you like, dis
cuss amicably and on election day vote as you please,
bearing in mind that the man who disagrees with you
is aiming at the same purpose for which you are striv
ing — the best Interests of Los Angeles.
AMERICAN BOYS FIRST
One of the points made in favor of the "open shop"
policy at the meeting ot the National Manufacturers'
association at Atlanta was the desirability of broaden
ing the opportunities for American boys to learn trades.
The restrictions imposed by union rules concerning
apprentices tend to keep the number of trade learners
at tho minimum. The purpose of such restriction is to
regulate the supply of skilled labor, but in these days
it not only fails to accomplish the desired object, but
prevents young Americans from talcing places which
rightfully belong to them.
It gives to foreigners the opportunities for which
Americans should have the first chance.
The skilled labor of the United Otates is largely of
foreign importation today because the supply of Ameri
can labor of that class is not adequate to meet the
demand. The proportion of American apprentices who
are graduating as skilled mechanics is entirely out of
baiance with the rapidly growing demand for such
workers. This condition opens a wide field for Euro
pean skilled labor, and that kind is pouring into this
country in ever Increasing volume.
There would be a vast increase in the number of
apprentices in all mechanical trades if good opportuni
ties were offered. The rates of wages that have ruled
in such trades for many years in the United States
make mechanical labor the most desirable field for a
large percentage of American boys. In no other gen
eral line of American activity is there such good prom
ise for the average boy. Not only are the wages of
mechanics exceptionally high, as compared with
workers in other vocations, but the hours of labor are
usually much more satisfactory.
A good mechanical trade is the most desirable ac
quirement that an American boy can have. It is worth
more than a cash or property legacy. Money and prop
erty make "take wings," but a trade stands by a man
when his last dollar and his last friend are gone. It is
something that he always can rely upon for a fairly
good living. Even in the stress of hardest times a
skilled mechanic who is willing and able to work can
always get employment that will at least tide him over
until better times.
No American boy should be deprived of the privilege
of equipping himself to make a good living at an honest
trade because of restrictive rules and regulations limit
ing the number of apprentices.
THE IDEAL NO-SALOON CITY
A single example Is pointed to by all local no-saloon
enthusiasts as proof of the wisdom of abolishing all
saloons In Los Angeles and other large cities. The ex
ample alluded to Is Cambridge, a suburb of Boston,
from which It is separated by the Charles river. Cam
bridge Is the seat of Harvard university and is recog
nized as the storehouse of Boston culture. It is a staid
old town that dates away back to IG3O, only ten years
after the landing of the Mayflower. Its present popula
tion Is about one-half the population of Los Angeles,
and Is composed largely of good and thrifty people who
do business In Boston and love a quiet home life.
Cambridge is a nice town, but as the only available
example of benefits derived from the elimination of
saloons It is a woeful mlsflt. There are no saloons in
Cambridge, but there are what prohibitionists concedo
to be the most deplorable feature of the liquor (raffle,
a great litter of "blind pigs." The Cambridge man who
hankers for "booze" does not step Into a saloon for the
purpose, but patronizes one of the scores of piggeries.
The United States commissioner of internal revenue
reports that for the city of Cambridge there are now
issued "FIFTY-FOUR RETAIL LIQUOR DEALER TAX
STAMPS." That means that there are fifty-four sur
reptitious groggerles In Cambridge, operated under gov
ernment authority but in defiance of local law. Those
operators do so thriving a business that they can uf
ford to take the chance of an occasional arrest under
the local law, with its consequent line, but they dare not
take the risk of imprisonment under the rigorous federal
Cambridge is not a "dry" town, therefore, but the
rankest sort of a "wet" town. There is plenty of liquor
on tap there, but It Is consumed at the trough Instead of
at the bar,
And Cambridge is the single city of the United Statei
of any considerable she to which the local no-saloou
promoters can point as au example of reform by the
GREAT TOURIST TRADE WOULD
HOTEL MEN GIVE OPINIONS
Proposed No.Saloon Ordinance. Would
Result Harmfully to Many
Interests In Los
Prominent liotel men of Los Angeles
emphatically declare that the proposed
"no-saloon" ordinance, If adopted, will
be suicidal to the belter Interests of
the community, us they ure firmly
convinced that the large tourist trnde
HOW enjoyed by Lou Angeles will prac
tically be ruined.
Here lire authorized Interviews from
four of the. leading liotel men of the
city as tci the Chapman ordinance on
the liquor trade. The Idea In collecting
these Interviews was to show how the
adoption of the Chapman plan will af
fect the tourist trade.
Would Kill Tourist Trade
H. C, Fryman, manager Hotel I,nn
herHhltn: "The tourists who bring the
most money to Los Angeles mid whose
trade is most worth having, ure those
who know what they want and are
v.'llllng to buy It. Money is no object
lo thousands of these people. As a
rule they are moderate drinkers — that
Ie they mny take a cocktail before
dinner mid may have a pint of wine
with the principal menl of the day.
They are not coming to any resort or
any city that interferes with their ac
customed habits of living. Pasadena
Is supposed to be a prohibition city,
but In the resort hotels the liquor
trnde is conducted as freely and in the
same manner as in licensed hotels of
the best class in this city. The Chap
man ordinance will have the effect of
keeping 1 away much of the most valu
able tourist trade. Tourists of the
class I name are not going to any
place that hampers their freedom. For
business reasons the people of 1..0S An
geles should not have to think twice
as to how they will vote on June 2. I
am for high license and strict regu
Travelers Will Not Come Here
Harry Loomls, Angelus hotel: "I re
gard Dr. Chapman as one of the most
wily politicians who has come to Los
Angeles for years. His opponents will
not agree to this perhaps, but It Is
true. He is in the position of a man
who has three or four opponents to
whip, any one of whom he could de
feat singly, but combined they would
defeat htm. His present move is to
divide the opposition. The Chapman
ordinance, if enacted, would help the
wholesale liquor dealers. and the drug
gists, but they would come next on the
Chapman program. If Dr. Chapman
wins, I expect to see this city become
a total prohibition place in a very few
years, and that would simply cut us
out of the tourist business. There are
two classes of men in this world, the
spenders and the hoarders. We point
out the spenders to our children as
'horrible examples' but there Is no use
denying that it Is the spenders who
build up the communities in which they
live. One John W. Gates Is worth more
to a community than a dozen John
Rockefellers. We want to encourage
the wealthy spenders to come here all
that we can. Closing the town will
not bring them."
Had Enough of Kansas Idea
Hi Alden, Nadeau hotel: "Oh, no. Dr.
Chapman's ordinance will not hurt the
town! If it is adopted. lt will just kill
It. The tourist business that means
so much for Los Angeles in the winter
time will be skimmed of the cream.
You understand there are two classes
of people who come here in the win
ter, the spenders and the class which is
now following Dr. Chapman. The
spenders will all give us the go-by if
the ordinance becomes a law. They
will say that San Francisco is good
enough for them, for none of them
wants to be Interfered with when it
tomes to taking a cocktail before din
ner and doing as he pleases, provided
he does not interfere with others. Tho
other class isn't much good to a town.
It holds Its cent pieces until the In
dian shrieks. I cannot believe that the
people of this city will deliberately cut
their own business throats. I know that
a very large percentage of business men
think the prosperity of the city would
be preserved by maintaining things as
they are, but there Is a vote here that,
no one knows where It will go. I mean
those people who come here to live and
that you never meet about in business.
To show how 1 feel on this question I
can cite a case. A day or two ago I re
ceived v letter from Arthur l^etts and
K. L. Doheny asking me to aid the
Francis Murphy fund. I wrote that,
while I was thoroughly In sympathy
with the Murphy Idea of having a
master mind direct those who were not
sufficiently strong to direct themselves,
I thought the time inopportune to ask
for assistance. To tell the truth, I do
not think I would care to stay In busi
ness with this made a dry town. I
have had one experience with prohibi
tion In Kansas. Hundreds of unli
censed drinking clubs and Joints start
ed up, and there was CO per cent more
drunkenness after the state presumably
went dry. Legitimate business was
stifled and Illegitimate business fos
tered. I'll attend to the Letts and Do
heny matter after the 2d of June."
Prohibition Would Be Suicidal
A. C. BUicke, Hollenbeck and Blllcke-
Itowan hotels: "The enactment of Dr.
Chapman's ordinance would cut the
tourist business In half. For twenty
years the people of this city have been
advertising; this plu.ee as a resort. When
we ore all In a position to reap the ben
efits of this advertising comes along
this proposition, which * i.l drive out
the tourists who travel the world over
and are accustomed to having their
reasonable T-nnts catered to. I have a
hnr at the Uollenbpck, and It Is con
durted on lines thnt I think nil bars
should be conducted. We rarely have
ft ruse of a man Ifl the Hollpnberk who
Is under the Influence of liquor. It Is
a business man's house and Its patrons
act as business men should. That Is
to say, If thpy want a drink they are
entitled to have It. Some of the pro
visions of the ordinance now up for
'adoption by the i>rople ns applied to
hotels are ridiculous. We all know that
even If the Chapman ordinance carries
the liquor trade will still be In busi
ness. Look at I'nsndenn. Any man who
who Is onto the ropos there can get
a drink whenever he plenseH. Thn resort
hotels are glvon leeway In the npfison.
At Har Harbor, Me., the resort hotels
do as they plense In the summer sea
pon. 1 expect to do a large tourist bus
iness at thn Bllfcke-Howan— that Is to
sny I expected to do such a business
When thn building was started. Had I
known that its legltlmntn buslnpss was
to be subject to nttnek I doubt If I
would hnve let the contract. I have
spoken of the winter business that
comes to, us from the east. The snme
remarks ns to cutting In half npply to
thp summer business, which Is largely
from Arizona, Tourists of the class
that do a pi :e good will not go to nny
resort tin t Interferes with their per
sonal liberty. Unwise does not express
my opinion of the Chapman movement
U is suicidal."
A MERCHANT'S ARGUMENTS
AGAINST CLOSING SALOONS
Why Los Angeles Has Prospered and
Why It Will Continue to Prosper
if You Let Well Enough Alone
LOS ANGELJOS, Cnl., May 18.—
(Editor Herald): As a citizen and a
large taxpnyer I nm strongly opposed
to Interfering: with the prosperity of
Los Angeles by voting the saloon out
I have been here since 18S2, watched
Los Angeles grow, and I have not seen
the saloon do any material harm. Show
me a city of 200,000 inhabitants on the
face of the globe that has not a saloon.
It would be impossible for any city
to attain that population where the
rights of the public or the interests of
the masses are interfered with.
It is not the saloon, but it's the prin
ciple, the right to do as you please so
long as you conform to the law.
Abridge the liberty of the people and
you stunt your city's growth. Every
man has a lawful right to drink, and
If he has that right he ought to be able
to go into a saloon and get it. His
knowledge of right and wrong will tell
him how much or how little to drink.
Education Is the keynote to temperance
in all things, not prohibition, for the
latter suggests doing the opposite.
Give a person what he wants, and he
does not want it, but prohibit It and he
Immediately rebels and wants it.
Close up the saloons and you will
Increase the bottle trade. Tou will
have more drunks In Los Angeles Jn
one year than you would In ten years
with open saloons.
I am unalterably opposed to making
any change In our present conditions.
Every change is productive of either
good or bad. "Why do we want to try
an experiment? Are we not satisfied?
Is there any abnormal increase in
drunkenness In this town? Is there
any occasion for this hue and cry
at the present time? One would
think the morrow would bring fortb
the destruction of this communty. I
think our morality and temperance wil!
compare favorably with any city of
our size in the world. Ninety-five per
cent of the mercantile failures are due
to the inability to leave well enough
alone. Do we want to make a failure of
Los Angeles? Real estate that was
worth $1000 four years ago is worth
$4000 to $5000 today. Is not that doing
well enough, and no one questioned
the saloon being here. The Express
said last night, editorially, that It was
"positive in tho opinion that there will
be no such result," yet It cannot give us
but "its opinion," and Is it safe to
trust to it? No one can guarantee that
the change of sentiment and opinion of
a city will not affect real estate and
business. It may only be temporary.
A depression exists at this very mo
ment in Los Angeles, ns I learn by
exchange of opinion with representative
merchants, and due to this needless
agitation of the Express and antS
Why should we have any depression
May 19 in the World's History
1122— Lincoln in England destroyed by fire. ' .
1217— Battle of Lincoln. The French defeated and England effectually
secured from the dominion of Louis the Dauphin, who was then hold
his court within the walls of London.
1242— Henry 111 of England embarked for France, taking with him thirty
hhds. of silver.
1613 — King James issued "farthing tokens" by proclamation.
1643— Battle of Rocroy between the French and Spaniards, In which the
French under the Duke D'Enghlen gained a signal victory.
1780— Dark day in New England occasioned by a thin cloud or vapor
The people dined by candlelight and the darkness of the night is
represented as "Egyptian."
1798— Bonaparte, with an Immense armament, sailed from Toulon for the
conquest of Egypt. The sunrise was splendid and similar phenomena
were called the suns of Napoleon.
1804— Russia issued orders to all of its residents in Germany and Italy
directing them to afford assistance and protection to all French
emigrants who wished to settle on Russian territory.
1808— Action in the night between British ship Virginia and Dutch frigate
Gelderland; the latter was captured.
1810 — Explosion of a powder magazine at New Haswell, Hungary, which
destroyed 300 houses, killed 80 persons and 300 were dug out of the
1822— Gen. Iturblde proclaimed emperor of Mexico.
1848— Peace ratified between the United States and Mexico. 1
1853 — The Chinese rebels captured the city of Amoy.
1864— Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author, died at Plymouth, N. H., at the
age of 60 years.
1898— The Spanish fleet under Admiral Cervera was reported to be at
Santiago de Cuba.
1898— William X Gladstone died.
at nlf? or.not we stAnd prosperity?
Cnnnot we leave well enough alone?.
The Etpress by Its own count shows
that the business districts are more
than two to one opposed to nny change.
The Merchants' ami Manufacturers'
association has placed Itself squarely
on record as being overwhelmingly In
favor of no change. The Express
should nld and assist the merchants,
who are Its financial support, and who
are so firm in their opinions on the
subject. Seventy-five to ninety per cent
of the taxable property Is represented
by the mercantile Interests of Los An
geles, and the Express ought to be
content with the opinion of the mer
chants who have spent millions In ad
vertising and building up Los Angeles,
nnd whose opinion will carry more
weight with the well-wishers of our city
than the man who wrote last night's
editorial for It In hopes that the Ex
press might be able to cry "victory"
regardless of Its consequences to the
Unnkers, representing fifteen or more
million dollars of depositors, give it as
their opinion that It will hurt Los An
kplos, nnd yet we have the Express to
the contrary. Does the Express think
it right and Just to take away from the
owners of the salooim their property
without compensation? If an attempt
were made to take the Express, or
any properly, as Is proposed by the
ordinance, to legislate saloons out of
existence arid destroy thousands of
dollars' worth of property without ade
quate compensation, would not the Ex
press squeal loud nnd long? Does the
Express think this equity, nnd would
the Express and the men who are
clamoring so loudly for the snloon man's
blood go down Into their Jeans and put
up one cent to defray the cost of resti
tution to them? No, I do not think they
Me fair, be square. If the majority
of the people of this town think that
the saloons should go, then let a com
mission be appointed to assess the dam
ages and give each saloonkeeper his
due. They are lawfully exercising a
business, and I would not think any
honorable man would destroy that busi
ness willfully and illegally. Justice and
equity above all things.
The Express says: "The money spent
for drink does not go into the banks.
The money earned by the Individual
producer, and that is not spent for
drink does find Its way into banks
either through deposits by the Individ
ual or by the merchants. This money
helps to make the money market
'easier,' and In turn helps increase
realty values. This Is a plain state
ment of general conditions, and the
Express challenges any one to prove
Well, let's see. I presume the saloon
keeper Is forbidden to put his money
In the bank; has he to throw It Into
the ocean? Is not that a queer state
ment for an editor to make? The sa
loon keeper deposits his money In
banks the same as any man engaged In
business does. Now If we were de
pendent on the amount of money spent
tor drink in this town to help make
the money market "easier," we would
have the tightest 'market In the world.
New York with Its thousand of saloons
Is loaning money at 3 1-2 per cent
against our 5 per cent today, and if tha
editor will come to my office I will
show him letters from bankers In New
York, Chicago and St. Louis, offering
cur firm money at that rate. It is "very
feeble finance" to state that the few
dollars spent in saloons for Intoxi
cants would make the money market
What makes the money market "eas
ier" in Los Angeles is the outside
money brought here by tourists and
borrowed by banks, merchants and
capitalists from eastern or north
ern banks, and disbursed In Los
Angeles. Every one know that Los
Angeles was not and Is not being
developed by local capital. But ad
mitting for the sake of argument
there were then no saloons here, this
money spent for drink would go to the
drug stores, clubs and restaurants, and
would find its way to banks Just as It
now does through saloons, so that ar
gument is exploded at a glance.
Is anything gained by closing up
the saloons? No, you simply transfer
drinking from the saloon to the res
taurant or the club. Is the saloon any
worse than the club? No, the only dif
ference between the two is the char
acter of the patrons. Both sell liquor,
and if anything the saloon is better
than the olub, because the drinker
stands at the bar, takes his drink, pays
for it and departs. At the club the
steward brings a glass and a bottle
and leaves. The club man has all aft
ernoon and the entire bottle before
him. The Express says "A material
reduction in the quantity of liquor
sold and consumed" would be gained
by closing the saloon. I leave It to
you, reader, from the above truthful
Illustration to say who would consume
Bishop Potter threw the cloak of th«
church around the subway tavern, be
cause after a life's study of prohibition
he has come to the conclusion that men
will drink nnd nothing will stop them,
and the best way to ameliorate the
hardships of excessive drinking Is tho
easiest, and that Is to make the sa*
loon the poor mnn's club. Elevate It,
and he Is helping to elevate it. Dis
trict Attorney Jerome of New York
refuses to prosecute a violation of the
Sunday law, and Chief, of Police Me-
Adoo snys It's a farce on the statuta
books, It cannot be enforced. At*
tpmpts at prohibition In New Tork are
failures. Let us be governed by their
experiences, and ns I said before, leave
well enough alone.
Let those who fnvor the continued
prosperity of our city, nnd who be
lieve that our stnrs and stripes Is the
emblem of liberty, nnd that our con
stitution stands for protection of our
property Interests, any by their votes
on June 2 next In no unmistakable
tones that we live up to that con
stitution, and that we will not deprive
any man of his due without just and
Saturday, May 13, 1905.
ONE EASTERN BREWERY
MAKES PROMPT DENIAL
Schlitz Company Declares It Has No
Part In the Anti-Saloon
MILWAUKEE, Wis., May IS.— (Editor
Herald): The charges contained In an
Interview published Saturday morning,
May 13, In The Herald that western or
eastern brewers are furnishing money
to the anti-saloon league Is false, as
far as the Jos. Schlitz Brewing com
pany is concerned. We challenge any
one to furnish proof that we have fur
nished any money or In any other way,
helped the anti-saloon league. If any
one can furnish proof we will donate
$50,000 to local charity in the city of
Los Angeles. Distribution of such
amount to be left to the mayor of Loa
JOS. SCHLITZ BREWING CO,
Among the "Saloons Must Go" meet
ings held last evening were:
In Dalton hall, Washington and
Central, an address was delivered by
Z. C. Angevine. An illustrated lecture
In Park Congregational church the
Meneley quartet sang temperance songs
to a large audience. The principal ad«
dress was given by Nathan Newby.
In the. Congregational church, cor
ner of Railroad and Main streets, Rev.
Dana Bartlett of Bethlehem lnslttute,
delivered a lecture Illustrated with the
stereoptlcon. . . - . .*.,.:.
In the M. E. mission, Brooklyn
Heights, Rev. L. D. Barr delivered an
In the Brooklyn Heights Congrega
tional church, Judge Lusk in a con
clusive manner tore to pieces the ar
guments offered by the opponents of
the "no-saloon" ordinance.
In the San Fernando mission O. D.
Conrey gave an earnest address, illus
trated with stereopticon slides.
Besides a number of precinct meet
ing's, some of the dates for tonight are
O. D. Conrey, stereoptlcon, at i Avila
C. W. Harris and the Meneley quar
tet of Chicago in Central hall, Adams
Mattison B. Jones and the Meneley.
quartet. at Vernon M. B. church.
Bascon A. Stephens and the Dobbins
trio,, with stereopticon, at the West
End Congregational church.
A meeting will be held at the Naza
rene mission in the Second ward. .
Rampart Boulevard Co.— Directors:
A. H. Beach, W. D. Dickinson, Clyde
M. Welsh, Ralph M. Watson and S.
T. Butler of Los Angeles. Capital
stock, $210,000 with $500 subscribed.
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Horlick'g Malted Milk 70c and $2.80
Hunyadi Water 25c
Pears' Unscented Soap 10c
Colgate or Williams Shaving Soap 25c
Creme de Lis 30c
Apenta Water 20c
Oanderine 15c and 30c
Mermen's Borated Talcum Powder 15c
J. & J. Absorbent Cotton 30c per Ib.
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