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PASADENANS TO CONFER WITH
DEPUTY FINED TWO. DOLLARS
Pasadena Council Denies Petition of
Justices of the Peace — Workmen
Excavating Unearth Ghastly
114 East Colorado Street
PASADENA, Sept. 19.— W. E. Dunn
of the legal department of the Pacific
Electric railway company sent a letter
to the city council today concerning
the several matters of difference which
have arisen between the city and^com
pany and asked for a conference. The
city fathers agreed to the proposition
and will probably choose one week
from today. Referring to the state
ment about the $10,000 bond. given for
the construction and maintatnance of
an electric road on Orange Grove,
Chestnut and Summit avenues, Mr.
Dunn says that the money is probably
forfeited to the city if the city cares
to push the. matter.
■ But this and the other questions
wfH be conferred upon. Mr. Dunn
says: "Our differences are compara
Deputy Fined Two Dollars
Deputy Sheriff Sam L. Wallis was
fined two dollars in the police court
this forenoon for allowing his pet
coach dog to run at large in Library
park last Sunday contrary to the or
dinance. It is alleged that at the time
Patrolman Copping made the arrest he
was planning a little joke on his
brother peace officer but when Wallis
took the matter so warmiy and spoke
of taking Copplng's star away from
him the patrolman concluded to carry
the affair through. Wallis Is the sub
ject of ' much good natured raillery
abou^ the city and informed Patrolman
Copping today that he expected to find
a way of getting even.
Justices Turned Down
Some weeks ' ago Justices of the
Peace Klamroth and Congdon peti
tioned the city council for 'permission
to use the police court room in the
city hall for holding court. Today the
committee to which was referred the
petition reported adversely to the re
quest and it was accordingly denied.
City Attorney Fitzgerald rendered an
opinion that "there is no power in the
city charter or the general statutes
authorizing the city council to permit
the use of the city hall for other than
municipal purposes," and the com
mittee so reported.
;". Found a Skeleton
Contractors "Whitney. & Roberts,
while excavating for a house at Lincoln
Park, '-South Pasadena, this morning
unearthed a box containing a human
skeleton. The find caused considerable
excitement for a time until it was re
membered that the building operations
are going on where, a cemetery stood.
Old inhabitants finally concluded that
the skeleton belonged to one Frank
Hewins, a consumptive who was bur
ied there some eighteen years ago at
popular expense. -Coroner Trout was
notified of the gruesome find and will
probably- make suitable disposition of
Superintendent of Schools . Graham
announces that pupils who have or
have been having whooping cough will
not be permitted to take up their school
worjc without a certificate from the
Miss Edith Burgess, superintendent
of the Children's Training School on
South Wilson avenue, ha 3 sent in her
resignation to the board of directors.
Her place has not yet been filled.
The school is in a prosperous condition
and the trustees acknowledge the re
ceipt of many needed gifts during the
past month from friends of the insti-
A proposition was laid' before the
city legislature today which if adopted
will provide that in future all streets
laid out in new tracts shall be at
lgast fifty feet wide, all avenues at
least sixty feet and all alleys at least
thirty feet. It is also proposed to put
all private culverts and bridges under
the supervision of the city superin
tendent of streets, making it that offi
cer's duty to see that people take due
care of the same.
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TRUSTEES FIX CITY
' AND COUNTY RATES
BAN BERNARDINO TAXES ARE
President of Valley Traction Company
Asks City Council to Grant Fran,
chlse for Short Line to Redlands.
Colton and Rlalto Raise Funds
Sueclnl to The Herald.
SAN BERNARDINO, Sept. 19.— The
county road tax has been fixed by the
supervisors at $1.80 Inside of cities, and
$2.30 outside of Incorporated cities. This
is a drop of twenty centß on the city
rate over last year and ten cents ln the
rate outside of cities. A big cut was
made in the general and hospital funds,
while a raise of ten cents was made ln
the road funds.
Among special expenditures for the
coming year the supervisors have fig
ured on the following: $18,000 for new
steel bridges ln various parts of the
county; $20,000 final payment on the
free mountain road; $20,000 payment on
county jail and furnishings, and $25,
000 for oil for roads. This Is the low
est tax rate for some years.
To Build Trolley Line
Evidences of the extension of the sys
tem of the San Bernardino Valley Trac
tion company in this valley ara com
mencing to appear. A. C. Denman,
president of the company, 'last night
presented an application to the city
council for a franchise out East Third
street for the Redlands cut-off which
will be built at once. The right of
way for this line has been practically
secured and work will soon be under
way. It will ' save one-third 'of the
running time between this city and
Redlands. Other developements in the
extension of this system are I expect
ed soon. ' . A
The Colton and Rlalto people are
still figuring on a line between the
two points. They now propose to raise
$50,000 for building the Ilne7 a portion
of it already being subscribed. The
promoters of the line have had poor
success interesting railroad men in
CAUSES MUCH ALARM
Long Beach Real Estate Agent Calls
in Police and Is Himself
Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH, Sept. 19.— A midnight
prowl which wound up in the resi
dence of J. E. Counts at 635 Elm avenue
at 3 o'clock this morning resulted In the
calling out of two officers and the ulti
mate arrest of John Doyle.
Mr. Counts, who is a prosperous real
estate agent in this city, was awakened
shortly before 3 o'clock this morning
by the barking of his house dog. A few
moments later a distinct cough was
heard In the lower rooms of the house
and the shuffling of feet was almost con
tinuous. Counts Jumped from bed and
rushed for the telephone. In a short
time he had located Marshal Williams
and Deputy Marshal Neece.
When the officers arrived Williams
went around to the back of the house,
while Neece went in at the front doer
to drive the burglar out. The first per
son Neece encountered was the proprie
tor of the house, who was seated on the
edge of a bed in his nightgown. "Up
with your hands," shouted the offlc«v
as he unlimbered a 45-caliber Colts.
"This is me, Counts; don't shoot, Mr.
Policeman," was the reply of the realty
operator. • -
The officers eventually discovered that
the intruder was simply c drunken man
and took him to jail. This morning .he
paid a fine of $10.
NEARING THE ESTIMATE
Special to The Herald.
KIVERSIDE, Sept. 19.— A few cars
of oranges and lemons are still going
out, last week's shipments being four
teen cars. Of these eight were oranges
and six lemons. This is a total of 5531
cars of oranges and 39(5 of lemons. It
is believed that the estimate for the
season, 6000 cars of oranges, will yet
be reached before the season closes.
Riverside will entertain 500 Knights
of Columbus on Sunday. They are com
ing from all over Southern California
and wfll enjoy a full day. The pro
gram includes a special sermon at St.
Francis de Sales church by Rev. Father
Murphy of Los Angeles, and solemn
high mass, followed by dinner to be
served by ladies of the local parish.
In [the afternoon flfty-three candidates
will be initiated into the order, the de
grees being conferred by the Los An
geles, Pomona and Santa Monica coun
cils. A banquet, over which Joe Scott
of Los Angeles will preside, closes the
day's program. A special train will run
from Los Angeles and other Southern
Special to The Herald.
CORONA, Sept. 19.— The city of Cor
ona may purchase the plant of The
Corona Gas' and Electric Light com
pany now in operation In this city.
The question of municipal ownership
wns discussed at a 'recent meeting of
tne council, at which time E. W. Free
man of Los Angeles appeared before
the board In behalf of the local com
pany and suggested that the city
purchase the gas and electric light
A motion was made by Councilman
Carkhill and seconded . by Councilman
Clayson' that the board act as a com
mittee of the whole, thoroughly Inves
tigate, the matter and report^at a. fu
ture; meeting. The motion carried. ,
LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY, MORNING, SEPTEMBER :. ao, 1903.
NEW APPOINTMENT MADE TO
RUSHING FOR FRANCHISES
Ordinance Introduced Prohibiting Ad.
vertlslng of Bull Fights— Print.
Ing Reports of Them to Be
Special to The Herald.
BAN DIEGO, Sept. 19.— At last night's
meeting of the city council the mayor
withdrew the name of Rev. W. B. Hin
son, whom he had previously appointed
as library trustee, for the reason that
he had found that Jtfr. Hinson was in
eligible, not "being a Qualified elector.
Judge M. A. Luce was named In his
stead. For the position on the board
of public works, made vacant by the
resignation of Grant Conard, the mayor
named Hugh J. Gwyn of the Insurance
firm of Gwyn & Lancaster, j Both ap
pointments were laid over until the
next regular meeting. The council has
four unconfirmed appointments of the
mayor before it ,
Street car llnea in San Diego seem to
be in demand, four applications having
been considered at the meeting last
night. They were referred to the
street committee for consideration.
The ladies' auxiliary of the Y. M. C.
A. yesterday afternoon voted to raise
$500 for the building fund of that Insti
tution. There remains less than $8000
of the original $32,000 yet to be raised.
' Members of the board of education
have decided to call for competitive
plans for the new high school.
At last night's meeting of the city
council an ordinance was Introduced
to prevent. the advertising of parades
of the bull fights which occur almost
weekly at Tla Juana. Incidentally the
ordinance proposes to make it a misde
meanor to advertise or print reports of
such contests as news matter. The or
dinance was referred to the committee
on sewers, health and morals.
First Colonist Trains Arrive
The first trains bringing eastern pas
sengers under the colonist rate are ar
riving, showing a great increase of
travel. . The rate will be effective until
Deputy United States 'Marshal Harry
Place yeßterday raided the house of
Sing Kee on lower Sixth street. Sing
Kee is charged with sweating United
States gold coins. The officers found
a complete outfit of tools, crucibles and
acids, and about $200 worth of gold
nuggets. ; ;. v ';,
Arthur L. Holmes, aged 31, and Ber
tha C. Earnst, aged 27, both of Los An
geles, have been granted a marriage
Street Superintendent Walter Moore
was called upon last evening to publicly
apologize to the council for disparag
ing remarks made regarding the coun
cil and Its finance committee. If the
apology Is not forthcoming the council
will demand the superintendent's re
SHAM BULL FIGHT TO BE
HELD AT SANTA MONICA
Public Meeting Called to Select Fif
teen Candidates for Board of
! . ' . Freeholders
Special to The Herald.
SANTA MONICA, Sept. 19.— The
board of city trustees was presented at
last night's session with an application
from George Englehart, who asked per
mission to give "an exhibition between
man and beast" at Southern Pacific
park. Attorney Ben S. Hunter, appear
ing for Englehart, admitted the show
would bo. nothing more or less than a
sham bull fight. The city marshal was
instructed Ho issue a circus license and
the affair will come off early next
A public meeting will be held at 7:30
o'clock tomorrow evening for the pur
pose of taking up the matter of se
lecting fifteen candidates for the board
of freeholders to be elected October 17.'
After the charter is drawn it will have
to appear in print thirty days before a
popular vote on the proposition can be
At a meeting of the county board of
supervisors held yesterday the tax levy
for the fiscal year 1905-06 was fixed at
$1.10 for Incorporated cities and $1.70
for outside ' districts. Tho difference
between the two is made up by a road
tax of 60 cents.
NEW HIGH SCHOOL
IS FORMALLY OPENED
Special to The Herald.
HOLLYWOOD. Sept. 18.— The new
Hollywood Union High school opened
its doors for the first time today.
In the spacious auditorium a. short
exercise was held. Dr. Newell of the
Presbyterian church offered a prayer;
Miss Florence Murphy played a piano
solo, as did Mr. Hunter, and Miss Sai"ah
Fry rendered a violin solo. Principal
Churchill gave (a' short talk telling of
the fortunes of- the school from its
beginning and the expectations of its
supporters for the coming years. -. .
The total enrollment was 130 against
95 for all of last year and fifty for the
year before, when the school first
opened. It is expected to reach 150.
The faculty is composed of the prin
cipal,! J. 0. . Churchill; Elizabeth, Lod
wlck, history, Latin and German; El
eanor' Hammack, English; Dahlia
Spencer,- mathematics and physics:
"Wilber Drake, Latin'and history; John
Nelrus, science, and Helen Brack,
drawing. . . , .. .
REMOVAL OF SAND
WILL BE PROHIBITED
Ocean Park Property Disfigured and
Safety of Bathers Imperiled by
Action of Contractors
Special to The Herald.
OCEAN PARK, Sept 19.— 1n regular
session last evening the board of city
trustees took favorable action on a pe
tition presented by property owners re
questing that a special ordinance be
passed prohibiting the removal of sand
from along the ocean front. For some
months past contractors and others
have made mighty raids on the sand
which has been carted away ln such
quantities as to threaten the beauty of
the beach and to prove a menace to
Permission from the Abbot Kinney
company for the city to attach a sewer
extension of the Venice system, thus
assuring the school house of proper
sewage facilities, was received and the
work ordered done.
Promptly at 9:30 this evening the
Ocean Park Marine band went into
eclipse, Its contract for the year hav
ing expired and Its bid for another
year's work, along with a dozen others,
having been pigeon-holed by the music
commtltea of the Municipal League
through lack of funds.
Miss Alice H. Arnold, designer of the
bronze drinking fountain to be pre
sented to the city by the Village Im
provement society, is in receipt of four
barrels of modeling clay, the gift of
the Los Angeles Pressed Brick com
pany, and will start at once on the
work of making a plaster cast of the
design. The .fountain will stand eight
feet high, will cost approximately $1500,
and will be located at the foot of Ma
BANTA BARBARA VETERAN
DIES FROM POISON OAK
Special to The Herald.
SANTA BARBARA, Sept. 19.—Fred
erick I. Barker, an old resident of
Santa Barbara, died at the Cottage
hospital Sunday night. Mr. Barker
died from the effects of poison oak.
Deceased was 81 years old and had
been for thirty-three years a resident
of Santa Barbara. The funeral ser
vices this afternoon will be conducted
under the auspices of the G. A. R., of
which he was an honored member.
Lance Richardson, who has been
promoted to the position of commercial
agent of the Southern Pacific railroad,
assumed his duties today. He has
held the position of city freight agent
here for several years.
CITY TRUSTEES ARRANGE
THE WHITTIER TAX RATE
Special to The Herald.
WHITTIER, Sept. 19.— The city trus
tees at 'their meeting last night fixed
the tax rate for the fiscal year 1905-06
at $1.65 on the $100.
Prof. R. E. Smith, head of the de
partment of plant pathology of the
state university, has announced that he
considers Whittier the most favorable
point for operations, and temporary
quarters will be established here at
This afternoon at about 2 o'clock the
boiler house at the Warner oil wells
was burned. Prompt action prevented
the flames from doing any further
MAKE LARGE SHIPMENTS
Special to The Herald.
ELSINORE, Sept. 19.— Unusually
large shipments of clay, hay, grain and
grapes are being made this week. A
carload of honey will also be shipped.
Mrs. 11. D. Mclntire and daughter,
Miss Katherlne Mclntire, returned to
day from their outing at Laguna
Mrs. Jack Dalglish of Riverside is
the guest of her father, R. C. Mills.
Miss Helen Ramsdale, who has spent
a couple of weeks in Santa Ana and
Los Angeles returned home today.
Mrs. Perry C. Graham and little son
Glen returned today' from a visit with
relatives in Los Angeles.
BERKELEY MASONS WILL
ERECT $70,000 TEMPLE
BERKELEY, Sept. 19.— With consid
erable ceremony the local Masonic or
ganizations broke ground today for a
new Masonic ' Temple. The structure
will consist of four stories and will
cost $70,000. -■,'■>.'■
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Department Managers and Buyers of
The correct and convenient housing of a stock of merchandise, filling five great floors,
is an important item, hardly, less to be considered than the selection of the merchan-
dise stocks themselves; yet both of these being right, they are merely two elements of
success; the third of which lies in the living, thinking, acting, planning force through
which the business is carried on. ' 9
You will hear much later on of the different departments, of the merchandise and
prices. Today's news of the sth Street Store largely concerns the department man-
agers themselves. The most important stocks listed hereafter are under the care of
the following department managers : . :
Oresa Goods and Silks, Lining*, Patterns, Etc.,— "House Beautiful" Department — Mrs. Seymour Locke,
Mr. D. W. Sidey, recently connected with one of the widely known throughout the United States from her
large stores here literary works on this subject and for her exquisite
taste and Judgment in everything pertaining to In-
Domestics, White Goods, Linens, Etc.— Mr. J. W. terior decorations, and Mr. Kenneth Mace, who has
Cousins, formerly of I. Freimuth & Co, Duluth, Minn. been associated with Mrs. Locke in much of her lm-
Notion Department— Mr. B. C. Yourell, lately con- portant work.
nected with one of Los Angeles' largest houses. Cloaks, Suits, Waists, -Muslin Underwear, Millinery
, ••' i.' u'l 11 i <• i.i »■ -* an d Corsets — Mr. D. H. Steele, well known locally
Laces, Embroideries, Neckwear, Veiling, Gloves.Etc. through his previous successful management of the
— Mr. R. M. Walker, unquestionably the most success- largest stocks ln these lines in Los Angeles,
ful buyer and manager of these lines before the pub- Financial Department— Mr. W. A. Farls, recently
lie today. financial manager of two of the most Important Insti-
Leather Goods, Jewelry, Umbrellas, Etc— Mr. A. O. J"?™ ln f™ „■- T „ , , , ,
Wilson, formerly of Butler Bros., New York, Chicago • S^S.SfSSSS^t fhe'soXr'A rX^
and St. Louis. Louis, Mo.
Hosiery, Underwear and Drugs — Mr. George Loudon, The Receiving and Delivery Department — Mr. Adam
formerly of the Pettis Dry Goods Co., Indianap- Hunter, who has had for many years a similar posl-
olis Ind on w '^n * ne ' ar sest department store in Los Angeles.
„ _ t , _ . : Show Card and Sign Department — A • new depart-
Shoe Department— Mr. Stanley Turner, widely known ment j ust established by Mr. E. A. Fltzslmmons, who
ln Los Angeles as the originator of the Dollar Shoe stands at the top of the profession ln Los Angeles.
8 Floor Managers — Mr. E. C. Stickel, second floor,' for-
Draperies, Pictures, Lace Curtains, Oriental Rugs, merly of Nashville, Term.; Mr. N. ; L. Rodgers, first
Bedding, Etc. — Mr. W. W. Grether, formerly manager floor, formerly of Louisville, Ky.; Mr. H. C. Harris, 1
of these departments in one of the most progressive third floor, formerly of Dcs Moines, Iowa; Mr. F. B.
stores here. Guersney, basement, formerly of Bakersfield, Cal.' - x j 'j
cA host of the best talent obtainable, sifted and selected from over two thousand applications, will
aid these men in placing the Fifth Street Store in the forefront of popular favor. Your favorite clerk
from some other store will, in all probability be here to welcome you when this store opens. ,
More News Tomorrow
Every Day Brings the Date of the Opening Nearer
FIRE NEAR REDLANDS
SWEEPS LARGE AREA
Lugonla School District Accommoda.
tlons Insufficient for Largely
Special to Tho Herald.
REDLANDS, Sept. 19.— Miss Florence
Talklngton and O. M. Miller, both of
this city, were quietly married this
morning at the home of the bride's
cousin, Miss Z. F. Prickett of 311 West
Olive avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Miller will
spend a week at Idyllwlld.
The Epworth league of the First ■
Methodist church held its annual busi- H
ness meeting and election of officers H
last evening. 0
Forty-five acres of land near power
house No. 1, in Mill Creek canyon, have
been licked clean by a conflagration
which was started by someone throw-
Ing down a burning match near the
road. A large force of workmen fought
the blaze until 3 o'clock this morning,
finally bringing it under control.
The Lugonla district school opened
yesterday and the attendance was so
large that two new teachers and rooms
will be required.
Ibsen's drama "Ghosts" will be played
at the Contemporary club house this
evening, opening the season. •
The sale of the Redlands opera house
has been postponed for another week.
In a New York prison the educational
course for convicts will be broadened to
Include lectures on law.
"Dapmndabla Furniture at a Cash Prlcm"
ALL OF OUR
In order to cut down our immense stock of portieres and dispose
of all odd pairs, we are offering this generous reduction for this
week. Our methods of pricing do not permit of regular special
sales, and when we do decide to cut the prices on any particular
line the discount is gen- ', ,
this week. »..r_ v>S?:r*i
Armure portieres ln a large Gustav Stickley craftsman can-
assortment of colorings, vas portieres, beautifully em-
handsome embossed and ap- i> roi(lered with worsted and ap-
pliqued borders. Regular P ll . qu f d wlth different craftsman
price, ,13.60; now cut to ,g. g% !^*^s3J
Good quality duplex por- -lue reduced to gjOO h $30.00
tieres with distinct coloring ¥
on each side; trimmed with Beautiful soft damask, reversi-
sllk cord Sl4- cut to *I<IKO ble P ortle res, trimmed with
silk cord. $14, cut to J10.50. frlnge at top and>bottom . a va .
Beautiful tapestry portieres rfetv of colorings. |6.00; cut to
in the soft shades of rose. $4.00.
greens and reds; beautiful ■' Bagdad portieres, striped in
effects for the dining room harmonious colorings; fringe at
or drawing room. $12; now top and bottom. $6.00 and J7.00;
cut to $8. now cut to $3.95.
439^1-043 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal.
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