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ORANGE MARKET
EXCEEDS HOPES
THANKSGIVING TRADE PROVES
EXCELLENT
Thlrty.Three Carloads Forwarded
From Orange During Past Week.
General Review of tha
Citrus Outlook
Special to Tho iteraM.
nnANOK Dec. 2.— Orange has faith
tuny fived to her nnme this year bY
gfitpplnrt the first carl-md £.' OWUM
from Southern California, mirthy her
regular shipments sent out for , me
Thanksgiving trade. Thlrty-three^ carj
li-ndn went forward lust week. bo_ uml
for eastern markets. The fruit Is of
fine size and well colored; if It lacks
the • s-wectness of maturity OJIB must re
member that It is sent out to meet the
great demand at thin time, when
orntiKPS are more laiwly uspd fnr <lp( -
"rntton than for a part of the mem,
Sin thl condition of the <*&«""».
Orange county also lay* claim to the
highest box-price paid for Valencia
ln?t w«son. In that of C. O. Chapman of
Fullerton, which sold In New lork for
|9 Tne b °h^avy prollts made in late. Va
loncias hero came as a surprise to
many orange growers In what '^c con
sidered more favorable districts. There
are numerous instances of growers re
ceiving $3.50 net for Valenclas on the
trees, but tho highest price reported
here for fruit sold thus in tho orchard
whs of C. F. Matthews, who received
$4 10 net. Mr. Matthews' orchard com
prises about live acres and is situated
over near Tustln. This fruit was
bought and marketed by lv. I*. \mi
son, an Independent shipper of Orange,
September 25.
Bring Fancy Prices
A little later the same shipper pur
chased the Valenclas of A. E. Bennet.
D. F. Campbell, ('. K. Torrey, J. C.
Ourry and Samuel Tustin, paying them
$3.50 net, in the orchard. The fruit was
sold In the auction market at New
York city in seven consecutive car
loads. Tho first car was sold Septem
ber 4 for $1,610.95. tho lowest price of
all. The live others soon followed,
bringing returns ranging from $5.48 to
$G.S3 per box for extra choice. The last
car brought the highest price of the lot,
$2,375.15, or $7.16 per box for extra
choice. This salo was made October 17.
The fruit packed In these cars was all
from small orchards of about two
acres each, and averaged the growers
$1000 per acre net.
The Santiago Orange Growers asso
ciation reports late sales of fancy Va
lenclas which brought from $3.23 to
$3.62 per LjX for the best grades.
A profit of $12,000 is reported from the
ten acres of Valencias owned by Dr.
Wall of Tustin. D. F. Campbell of Or
ange received net returns of $3000 for
about 1300 packed boxes of Valenclas
Bold "in the lump" on his trees. His
orchard comprises about 2SO bearing
trees, occupying less than three acres,
situated in the southeastern part of
Orange.
Cuts Back Navel Trees
The large orchards belonging to
David Hughes, 3 miles east of Orange,
returned him $14,000 for his Valencias
nlone, last season. Mr. Hughes also
owns 200 acres of lemons from which 64
carloads were shipped last season, and
the coining crop is estimated to be
equally as large. The fruit of the
Hughes orchards Is packed and ship
ped direct from the ranch. At Santa
Ana, on "Trolley day" this ranch was
represented by a lloat appropriately
decorated with farm productions; It
was one of the handsomest in the
"parade of products."
During the season just passed 749
cars of oranges and lemons were ship
ped from Orange .bringing returns of
nearly $300,000 to the growers. The pre
vious year 655 carloads were shipped,
nnd in 1902-03 the number aggregated
779 cars, which is the greatest number
ever sent from Oranse.
Notwithstanding the unfavorable
weather conditions which prevailed
during the early summer months, while
the fruit was setting, many of the or
chardists report satisfactory pros
pects.
The coming crop is expected to be
somewhat less than that of last season,
but the fruit promises to he excellent.
Ho great has been the profit In Valen
cia? that many navel orchards have
been cut back and budded to the late
variety. This will materially lessen the
output for many seasons.
No Dearth of Water
Thore is rarely a scarcity of water
for irrigation In this section. The
Santa Ana Valley Irrigation company
furnishes the water supply in the im
mediate vicinity of S.'intu Ana and
Orange.
Among the number of growers are
many men of wealth who ilncl it pleas
imt ami remunerative to raise oranges
qn model ranches, small In extent, but
attaining the greatest perfection in cul
tivation.
Orange is the shipping point for
most nt the citrus fruit of the sur
rounding country by reason of its lo
cution at the junction of the Santa Fe
lines to Riverside, Los Angeles and San
Diego.
Die oranges sent out by thn Cali
fornia Citrua union at Orange, in pool
Mo. 20, for the Thanksgiving trade
brought net returns of $2,922.78, or an
average of $1.68 per box to the growers
for the fruit delivered at the packing
house. This lot consisted of five car
loads and 2S boxes, or lS3i» boxes ulto-
LET CONTRACT FOR LIBRARY
New Structure Opposite Medical Col.
lege to Be Gift of Dr. W.
J. Barlow
.Dr. Walter Jarvis Barlow has let the
contract for the stone, brick, iron and'
Elan work of the niudlcal library
building, which he is presenting to
the medical profession of Southern
California. Thn contract price in J'l
r«no. which, together with the lot and
other expenses, will bring tho total
cjoßt up to at least $30,000. The style
of the front Is to be something like
that of the Union Bank of .Savings on
Spring street, while a largo glass) and
Iron dome surmounts the wholo struc
ture.
The building Is located on rsuenn
Vista Street, just oposlto the College of
Medicine of tho University of South
ern California.
. The library in to be under tho con
trol of the faculty of the college of
medicine of the University of South
ern California, but there is a stipula
tion in which the college gladly joins,
that the whole profession shall have
free access. The college already has
several thousand volumen In Ma li
brary, and a large nddltioiial number
nt books have been promised by
friends In the east und on the Pacific.
■ roast. I{. I). Fanjuhar of tho Fay
building Is the architect.
PART 11.
ORANGE COUNTY CHOP BIDS FAIR TO BREAK ALL RECORDS
iAn Orange Grove and Pickers at Work
CIVIC BODIES
ARE OFFENDED
REFUSE TO ACT ON MAYOR'S
SUGGESTION
Chamber of Commerce and Other Or.
ganizations Decline to Recom.
mend Men to Serve as Out.
fall Sewer Inspectors
That the nctlon of the mayor in re
fusing to consider the names suggested
by the three large civic bodies of this
city for the new board of public works,
still rankles in the bosoms of these
bodies has been shown by their refusal
to suggest a list of names of expert
engineers from which three were to
be selected as a committee to examine
the outfall sewer.
At a recent meeting of the council
the mayor sent a communication to that
body suggesting that the Municipal
league, chamber of commerce and
Merchants and Manufacturers' asso
ciation name the engineers to inspect
the big sewer, in order that the tax
payers of the city might feel assured
that everything was all right.
The chamber of commerce and the
Municipal league have each sent polite
notes to the mayor refusing to suggest
the names and members of the Mef-;
chants and Manufacturers' association
have stated that it will take the same
action. .:^8!Mj?« MTp4
"The outfall sewer is all right," said
City Kngineer Stafford yesterday. "I
have been spending most of my timo
with the workmen and the only com
plaint I have to make is the delay in
the construction. The contractors lay
much of the blame for the delay on the
city for failure to provide the necessary
brick, according to the terms of the
contract."
POLICE FIND STOLEN SILKS
Woman Believed by Officers to Be
Member of Organized
Gang
Pio Quinto Nava and his wife were
arrested yesterday afternoon oil sus
picion of being connected with a gang
of shoplifters which has been operating
In this city for the past two years.
Nava was captuerd just as he was
leaving the Amide depot for Riverside,
supposedly to dispose of a quantity of
silks that he hud in ills possession at
the time of his urrest.
Through the Mexican, bis wife's
whereabouts were learned, but when
she was taken to the city jail she was
released immediately, owing to her
health.
According to Uie police, Nava's wif3
la tho leader of a gang of shoplifters
that for the p:ist two years has been
stealing from $50 to $G0 worth of silks
each day from several local department
stores and dry goods stores. Must of
the stolen silks have been taken to
Riverside and disposed of there.
Detectives Jones and McNamara are
working on the case and are trying to
find the rooms where it is thought great
quantities of silk are stored away. The
goods found yesterday were Identified
us property of the Hamburger store.
L. .... - ■■ i■ i in ■■
Entire Contents of Brent's Old Store
First Auction Tomorrow at 10 o'Clock
Positively everything will be sold to the highest bidder. Lease expires and goods must be
closed out.
The newest goods for less money than you pay at second-hand sales in private houses.
First Sab at 10 a. in. T\VO AllCtiOllS DflllV Second Sale at 2p. m.
Remember Location W Brent's Old Store, 530 South Spring St.
MONETA AVENUE LINE
TO REACH ASCOT PARK
RAILWAY COMPANY MAKES AN
•&fgi> -.. EXTENSION- Vr „.
Big Tract Opened Up at the Corner of
Main Street and Slauson Avenue.
Cars From Many Branches May Be
Operated Over New Road
The announcement is made by F. D.
Parker, an attorney with offices in th«
Orpheum Theater building, that ar
rangements have been concluded with
the Huntington railway interests for
the immediate extension of the Moneta
avenue car line south on Moneta avenue
from Fifty-third street to Sixty-first
street, and thence east on Sixty-first
street in a direct line to South Park
avenue, to a point directly opposite
the entrance to Ascot park.
The Los Angeles Railway company
already has a franchise on Moneta ave
nue as far south as Slauson avenue,
which Is the city limits, and for the
balance of the way a private right of
way has been secured through private
property. This was necessary because
Mr. Huntlngton will not construct or
operate any car line under a twenty
one-year franchise.
The line Is already partially con
structed as far south as Slauson ave
nue, and the work will bo pushed aB
rapidly as possible. In all probability
the new line will be completed and in
regular operation within the next three
weeks, and this will then be the most
direct car line to Ascot park and will
enable the railway company to run
any of the Main-street, Spring-street
or Broadway cars direct to the park.
Mr. Parker has had this plan under
way since the interruption of service
on the San Pedro line, but the nego
tiations were not concluded until yes
terday.
Announcement Is also made of tha
sale to a local syndicate through the
agency of Mr. Parker, of six pieces of
SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 3, 1905.
acreage, being a total of seventy acres,
nnd lying at the southeast corner of
Jialn street and Slauson avenue. This
property has a frontage of a half-mil^
on Alain street and extends east to
South Park avenue, Han Pedro street
passing through the center of it, and
will have a frontage of over 4000 feet
on' the "new Moneta-avenue car line."
which passes through the center of the
tract on. Sixty-first street. Fifteen
acres of this property, known as tho
Main ptreet and Hlauson avenue tract,
has already been improved with grad
ed and oiled streets, cement curbs,
livo-foot cement sidewalks, and orna
mental trees have been planted and
water piped to each of the eighty-eight
lots, which are 50x135 feet. The re
maining fifty-five acre tract is now
being subdivided Into three hundred
and twenty lots, averaging in size from
50x13.-, to 40x128 feet, to wide alleys,
mnkinpr a total of 408 lots, and the same
high-class improvements are being In
stalled. This property will be known
as Mettler's Alain street and South
park tract, and will bo placed upon
the market through the agency of F.
D. Parker and Chas. Mettler & Son.
The total cost of this property, includ
ing the street improvements, will be
about $150,000.
Although there has been no previous
announcement of tho opening up of
this large tract or of the building of
the new car line, the advance sales
have amounted to eighty-six lots, ag
gregating in value $69,677, which have
been sold at prices ranging from $500
to $2000.
(.'liiiiiiherlnln'ft Couch It.-m.-.lv n Safe
Mediolup for riillilrrii
In buying a pourli remedy for rhildrcn,
never be afraid to buy Chuntbarluin's
Cough Remedy. There is no danger from
It, and relief is always sure to follow,
it is intended especially for coughs, colt!«.
itoup and whooping cough, and is the
best medicine In the world for theso dis
eases. It is not only a certain euro for
croup, but when given an Boon as tho
crcupy cough apppears, will prevent the
(it lack. Whooping cough is not danger
ous when this remedy Is given as direct
ed. It contains no opium or other harm
ful driiß.s and mny be given as confidently
to v baby as to an adult. For salo by all
leading druggists.
18 KILLED IN
MINE DISASTER
EXPLOSION IN DIAMONDVILLE,
WYOMING
Disaster Occurs 1100 Feet Under.
ground and 3000 Feet From Mouth
of Shaft— Most Victims
Are Englishmen
By Associated Press.
DIAMONDVILLK, \Vyo., Dec. 2.— 1
Eighteen miners lost their lives by an
explosion late last night in the Dia
mond Coal and Coke company* mine,
No. 1. It Is believed that all the men
who perished wore instantly killer!.
What cause 1 the disaster Ih not defi
nitely known, but the theory advanced
by the miners Ih that a "blow out"
shot ciiUHed the dust explosion which
wrecked the mine. The shock of the .
explosion wns felt all over the town,
rocking buildings so violently that
their occupants rnn out into the open.
The news that there had been another
disaster at tho Diamond mme — the
second In less than five years — quickly
Hpreiid through the village and prac
tically the whole population of Dla- I
mondvllle flocked to the mine shaft.
Wives and children of the entombed
miners were among thoso who rushed
to the shaft and the scenes were most
pathetic. Though men were ready to
enter the shaft it was Impossible to
do so, owing- to the after effects of
the explosion, and Superintendent
Thomas Snedden Insisted that all pre
cautions against fire should be taken.
It was late this forenoon before the
first rescue party entered the mine.
The explosion occurred 1100 feet un
der ground and at lenst 3000 feet from
the mouth of the shaft. The explosion
wrecked the brattices and blocked the
entrances to the lower levels of the
mine, necessitating the removal of
much debris before the miners could
be reached. "When the rescuers finally
went Into the mine none could remain
long. The crowds nround the portal
eagerly watched as car after car came
up from below, but they brought only
rescuers who had been overcome by
the afterdamp. It was nearly noon be
fore the first body was brought up.
The 800 coal diggers of the Dia
mond mines were assisted in the res
cue work by many miners who came
over from Kemmerer, a few miles dis
tant.
Every man in the min_e perished. The
night force is small, their work beintr
limited to knocking down coal to be
taken out by the day shift. Had the
explosion occurred In daytime the loss
of life would have been far greater.
While the workings are believed to
be not materially damaged, it probably
will be a week before the mine will be
shipping its usual output. The Dia
mond Coal and Coke company Is a
Salt Lake concern. The output of tho
mine Is largely shipped to Salt I^ake
nnd the smelter at Anaconda, Mont.
In the previous explosion, which oc
curred Feb. 20, 1901, thirty-two miners
perished.
Many Knglish miners, who came di
rect to the mines from England, are
employed at Dlamondvllle, and it is be
lieved that a majority of the dead
are Englishmen.
Lena Sails for Vladivostok
110N01..TJ1..U, Dec. 2.— The Russian
cruiser Lena, which was interned at
Mare Island, San Francisco bay, dur
ing the Itussian-Japanese war, sailed
today for Vladivostok.
New Idea Patterns Monday in Our
8c Each Busy Basement
Kvpry Inil.v In I^os Anffdea I* fa> . ... ...
mlllar with the NRW lORA Ton rnn buy the hc«t quality 200-
PATTKKNH. They are conceded yard apool cotton,
to be the beat 10c pattern made; n^ n U»» rt# »l
In fnet, equal to nny that cost <H» d 0|)OU1
two nml three tlmpn thp prlro. „,,«,„„ -,T, T AMUr , a » v .
Mondny, ns a opprlnl offering, 12Vic OUTTNO * r.ANNEIiS..6Ko
nny pattern, 6c HTAPM3 PTIINTS 3c
C- 1?,,,, 1, Hundreds of othor bargalnn t
OC 1 ..ILII equally good In our big basement.
Fine Wool
Dress Goods
Best of Our Big Dress Goods Sale comes at
the last. The Chief has given orders
to clear the decks and get ready
for Christmas goods
Thousands of yards of new Fall Dress Goods
worth from $1.00 to $1.50 a yard, 54 inches
wide, will be placed on sale Monday at the phe-
nomenal price of
59c a Yard
Below we append a more accurate description of the ex-
traordinary Dress Goods values. Ready Monday a. m.
$1.00 and $1.50 Dress Goods 59c
Dress goods worth from $1.00 to $1.50 a yard.- The most remarkable values
we have yet offered. About 150 bolts In this lot to choose from, both light
and dark shades. All mixed goods, suitable for tailored gowns, skirts, long
coats, ptc. In this lot you will find a largo showing 1 of Scotch tweeds, 54
Inches wide, Knglish worsteds, etc. Monday, extra special. 50c A YAIIU
Values up to $3.00; Sale Price 94c
For your choice of 55 pieces of very high-grade dress Roods. The regular
value up to $3.00 a yard. This lot Includes soft skin silk and wool stuffs,
suitnble for fancy reception gowns In evening dresses, tin well as very line
Imported worsted and tweeds for street wear. Values extraordinary at
this, the SALE PRICE) 04c YAItD.
65c Wool Dress Goods 33c
For all-woo! dress goods, plain and fancy, suitable for fancy street dresses
and tailored costumes; about 100 bolts in this lot; most every color Imag-
inable and not a piece that you would not consider a barguln at 65c a yard.
At this remarkable dress goods SALIi only 33c vahu
50c Dress Goods 25c
For all-wool and fancy mohair dress fabrics, 36 and 38 inches wide; this
season's styles and up to date In every way; suitable for skirts, tailored
suits and children's dresses. Not a piece in the lot that would not sell at
50c a yard and be considered cheap. The greatest dress goods values ever
offered you at this sale ruin-: sr,o YARD
. Special Suit and Coat Values Monday
We want a goodly crowd of you here In the suit room tomorrow. How can
we; get. you? By making it worthy your while to come. !So that's what we
have done. Proof follows:
$30.00 Costumes $23.50 $57.50 Costumes $42.50
Costumes of all-wool nuns' veiling. Crepe de chine costumes; all colors;
tucked yoke and tucked lower part of lace yoke, . shirred . around waist,
sleeve, box; plaited front, fancy forming girdle; fancy sleeves; skirt
braid trimming; fastens In back; shirred around hips; shirred knee
full skirt; deep tucks around bot- flounce; all made over silk founda-
tom; $30 value. «OO C(l tlons; values up to ILA9 tlft
Monday :..... .^fcO.DU $57.50. Monday i|><M.3U
$20.00 Cravenettes $16.50
Best quality of eravenette coats; tan, brown and gray; plaited back, box
front; double breasted; collarless; large pockets; new $Ifi <sfl
sleeves; $20.00 values. Monday «p*u»»*y
$18.50 Covert Coats $13.50 $25.00 Suits $18.95
Three-quarter length covert coats, tan Three-quarter tight fitting coat
nnd gray lined throughout with satin; suits; unlined, collnrless; skirts
Kmpire or Knglish walking coat styles: walking length; plaited from the
large new sleeves. «|Q Cf) knee. $25.00 «|B QC
$18.50 values va i U es
"We have also just received by express a large shipment of the new 1906
models in ladles' suits; all of the newest and up-to-dute materials. Pop-
ular prices prevail.
AH Trimmed Hats at About i Less
Our entire stock of trimmed millinery, consisting of street and dreßS hats,
Is now being disposed of at about 1-3 less than regular. This only further
illustrates the ability of this store to excel in the offering of remarkable
values. This Is especially so when you consider the high standard of the
3tyles offered.
Other Remakable Trimming Values for This Week
$6 00 AND $6 75 PLUMK, $4.75— M0n- 5 dozen holts of handsome chenille
day we place on special sale ostrich and ribbon braid: regular 25c and'
nlumes in all colors; regular $6.00 35c per yard. Monday, special »8c
and $6.75 values. Sale price, $4.7 G. bolt, 6-yard length, 98c.
$1.00 AND $1.50 SHAPKS, 29c— 3 doz. C dozen French fur felt flats, plum,
untrlmmed shapes In black, oxford, Alice, navy, champagne and brown;
navy brown, champagne— regular regular $3.00 to $3.50. Monday, spe-
sl.oo to $1.50. Salo price, 29c. clul, $1.49.
Children's cloth caps, In navy blue, brown and red; also ladles' tourist caps
In black, oxford, brown, navy and red; regular 98c and $1.25. Monday,
special, 69c.
Values Worth Investigating From Our
Wash Goods Department
I 2y 2 c Outing Flannel 7&c 20c German Flannel 16& c
The regular 12% c outing flannel, in A very pretty lino of Oerman flannel
lengths from a to 12 yards; colors in pink, blue, gray, tan, green, etc.;
are pink, blue, gray, tan, etc.; sold In Persian und Japunese patterns; a
elsewhere for 12% c a yard. As an soft, heavy cloth ulways sold at 20c.
extra special for Monday, 7'/4c yard. Monday, 16 2-3 c a yard.
Remnants §PL cl '"y Pflced 75c Waistings 50c Yard
2500 remnants in all materials Neat, nobby waistings. In all the season's
and all lengths, every one of latest designs; some- silk mixtures, em-
which Is a bargain. You will broldered, and some mercerized; a line
find it worth your while to well worth tho original price of 75c. Special
look them over. for Mondiy, 50c a yard.
In Our Hosiery Dept. — Hand Crocheted Slippers
We have a now line of ladles' hand-crocheted slippers. lambs' wool lined,
leather Holes; In all sizes and colors; sold uowhero In the city at our
prices— 9Bc and $1.25.
Ladles' and misses' lambs' -wool Misses' flno ribbed black lisle hose,
soles, In nil ulzes, ut our special In sizes £to 10; v regular 25u hose,
price, 15c. "t inc.
Do not fall to sen our tleece- Early shoppers for Christmas will find a
o'^lnT^pecral'TducYmenrs -»"»*«> ««» of Bilk hose in all B . Z e B .
In buth Unes. prices ranging from $1.19 to $4.70.
J. R. Lane
Dry Goods Company
327 and 329 S. Broadway Los Angeles

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