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A WEARY TRAVELER
Who Does Not Like the Inter-
state Commerce Law.
But He Gets There Just the
He Revenges Himself on a Brutal
Brakeman
And is now Beady to Encounter Other
Perils on the Rail While Bound
for Seattle.
"When the Republican convention
concluded its labors the reporters were
very tired, but they met as usual on
Saturday night to exchange reminis
cences at their favorite place. There
was a cow-boy like gentleman present
who said that he had just arrived from
Arizona and was on his way to Seattle.
He was very mucb discouraged at the
working of the interstate commerce bill
which had prevented him from getting
passes to travel first class, as in the days
of yore, on the strength ot having held
■down a job as reporter on one of Ari
zona's cosmopolitan journals. He said
he had no talent for riding on brake
beams, and walking on the track he con
sidered very tiresome, although he had
such long legs. Hi a trip to Los Angeles
he believed to have been one of the most
wearisome efforts oi his life. An invita
tion to smoke a pipe and take a pull at
the jug, brought the young man out.
"You see," said he, "I had been in
■the U. S. cavalry, and being a good
. rider became a cow-puncher after my
discharge. But newspapering is my
ambition, so I let steers alone and got a
job on the Tucson "Nebula." My
efforts were not appreciated and pretty
soon I got fired. I had two dollars and
an India rubber overcoat. I tried hard
to get a pass over the road, but 1 got
left, as usual. So I started afoot to
wards Yuma. I walked sixty miles
without seeing anybody but a dead man
who had died from want of water. I
don't mean to say that he had been
without liquid refreshments, because he
had a bottle that had contained whisky,
lying beside him. The place where I
landed is named Casa Grande. The
overland express passes there at night
nnd I screwed up my courage to jump
the blind baggage when it stopped. I
got to Maricopa before I was discovered
and —bounced. The following morning I
just climbed on a freight train that was
ready to pull out. As I have said I
can't rest easy on a brake beam, so I sat
down on a broken wheel, lying on a flat
car. The train left, and I was in hopes
of reaching Gila Bend without much
trouble, when sixteen miles out from
Maricopa a hot box was discovered and
bo was 1. Tlie breaky who saw me of
fered to let me go ahead provided I put
up some "stuff," that is one dollar, but
I needed my dollar so bad that I could
not give it up. He had a big club
which he used to turn the brake wheels
with, and he threatened to break
my head with it unless I
"came up" or left the car. I left, of
course. T had sixteen miles before me,
and not a drop of water, although there
were plenty of prickly pears to be had.
But my good fortune was to begin soon.
I had pasted several Chinese section
hands, when a man called at me who
turned out to be an old friend. He was
the section boss. After taking me to
his home to dinner and treating me in a
royal manner, he pumped me out on his
handcar to the end of the section, and
by great luck we arrived there just as
the Gila Bend section boss was ready to
begin his return journey. This old fel
low was just as cordial as tbe other,
and we went down the incline at a
great rate. I was made welcome at the
section house where old Pat, who was a
bachelor, fixed up a grand supper in
regular bachelor style. He and I went
over to the saloon, nnd there another
surprise was in store for me. The man
who kept that place was a friend of
mine, too, and as he had business some
where else, he wanted a barkeeper for a
couple of weeks. He hud tried one who
got drunk tbe first day and spent all the
earnings of the bar at poker. So he of
fered me the job, and, although 1 am a
good hand at drinking cocktails and
knew nothing about the manner of their
concoction, I had the gall to take it.
The parting injunction of my boss was
that whisky was good enough for any
one, and if I became tired of mixing
cocktails, just to tell tlie epicurean sons
of-guns so. He also snowed me a
couple of revolvers for emergencies, im
plored me not to 'knock down' too
much aHd told nic where to hide the
'boodle' at night.
"Well, the next morning, who should
come in, with several others, but that
breaky who had bounced me off his
train. He didn't recognize me, because
I was wearing a white shirt and had the
boss' Alaska diamond sticking into it.
That splendid jewel was about as large
as a buli's-eye lantern glass, and gor
geous—oh, my! The boys played sev- i
eral games of cards for the drinks, and I
noticed that my breaky never paid when
he had lost, but kept saying: 'Charge
it.' As the game broke up, the fellow
coolly told me that this was on him,
and he wanted to leave. But I stopped
him, and explained to him
that he couldn't get away without
pungling. So he took a square
look at me and he says : ' Why, you're
that there fellow I kicked off that there
train?' ' And, yes,' says I ' you're that
there fellow I am agoing to kick out of
this here saloon, unless you pay right
now!' He thought that he could bluff
me, but he couldn't. Jim, he said, gave
him credit when he wanted it and I
ought to do it too. I merely pulled out
one of those two big revolvers and in
formed breaky that when Jim was run
ning the shebang he could do as he
liked, but when I was I'd have my own
way or ' bust.' So he wilted and paid
the cash. Although hewowed he'd never
come.into the house again, he called half
an hour later, said I was a good boy,
blooded, etc., and promised thereafter to
let me ride with him for nothing."
"There were some Maricopa and Pima
Indians there, and they tried all sorts
of tricks to get whisky. Of course, I
would not supply them with it, but they
managed to get "some of my liquor all
the same. The day I had made up my
mind to vamoose from Gila Bend, two
young tramps wanted fifty cents worth of
whisky in a big bottle. Then they filled
it up with water and left. Pretty soon
there was a row in front of the place and
running out I saw several bucks chasing
the boys. A freight was just leaving,
and the way those boys vanished under
[he cars On to the b r cakboc.Trm would
have made your head swim. The In
dians were petrified at their pcrfornv
TIIE LOS ANGELES HERALD; MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1890.
ance. They had given the boys $1 lor
whisky and had only received about
one-half its value in weak grog."
"I hid myself that night in an empty
coal car and arrived at Yuma, blacker
than a negro, but as I had money I
didn't mind that. I managed to reach
Los Angeles by insiduous methods, and
am pretty nearly ready to proceed on
my travels once more. I am not broke
yet, gentlemen all, and I invite you to
join me in a stirrup cup." The boys
stirrup-cupped with alacrity and wished
the tall stranger a happy trip toward the
metropolis of the Puget, where at the
rate he has been progressing, he will
reach some time near Christmas.
THE ORPHANS' FAIR.
A Strong Appeal to the Public for Its
Support.
The time has again arrived when the
public are called upon to patronize the
orphans' fair, which is to be held at
the new Armory hall (opposite post
office) from October 13th to 18th, in
clusive. That this fair will be a success
is an absolute necessity. Almost 35
years ago Sister Scholastica in company
with five other Sisters landed at Sah
Pedro and came to this city, to estab
lish a school which was formerly and
familiary known as the "Sisters school,"
located upon the corner of Alameda and
Macy streets. Orphans of all creeds
and nationalities were there received,
supported and educated. No distinction
being made between them and the
children that were the sisters, regular
pupils.
As years passed by the number of the
orphans gradually increased until now
there are in the Sisters asylum 250
orphans; more being denied admission
on account of the lack of proper facilities
and the already overcrowded condition
of the present asylum.
The buildings now used for the or
phanage are in exceedingly poor con
dition, and the safety of the inmates
imperatively demands healthier, safer
and more commodious quarters. The
Sisters realizing the necessity for a
change and for the improvement of the
conditions then and even now existing,
about a year ago commenced the erec
tion of a new asylum on Boyle Heights,
to cost when completed $125,000.
The construction has so far progressed
that the building is now being roofed.
It was confidently expected that while
the new asylum was being built the old
place could be sold, and sufficient be
realized from its sale as to tide the Sis
ters over any financial embarrassment.
Some time ago the old asyulm property
was bonded for a considerable sum, but
the sale was not consummated, and now
the Sisters are owing (besides the long
existing debt incurred in the Alameda
street asylum) a new and large debt
contracted in erecting the new building
on Boyle Heights. Hence the urgent
necessity of making the coming fair a
financial success.
The principal revenue derived by the
Sisters for the support of the orphans is
such as comes to them as the result of
the yearly fairs held for the benefit of
the orphans. Tlie coining fair is not
only expected to furnish the Sisters the
usual amount realized by other fairs,
but also an additional sum sufficiently
large as to enable them to proceed with
the building of the orphanage on Boyle
Heights.
Hundreds, yea, thousands, in this
city, can bear witness to the good work
performed in our midst by the Sisters of
Charity. And ie is to be hoped that
the public will generously respond and
make the coming fair that success that
the Sisters and the orphans under their
charge so well deserve.
Frlel for Surveyor.
The name of Mr. L. Friel of Redondo
will be presented to the Democratic
county convention for the office of coun
ty srurveyor. Mr. Friel is a surveyor, of
large experience, having been employed
as chief engineer of the Los Angeles &
Pacific, railroad, and lately as the chief
engineer of the Redondo Railway com
pany. He is acquainted with the re
quirements of the office he aspires to,
having served under a previous county
surveyor. He was formerly tiie Demo
cratic county surveyor for Yolo county.
Cal. '
A LOST ADDRESS.
A Trinidad Lady Writes to San Francisoo
for It.
Mrs. Harriet McNamara of 319 State Street,
Trinidad, Colorado, while visiting in St, Louis
last summer, did not suffer with her usual sick
headaches and indigestion. But upon her re
turn to Trinidad her old troubles came upon
her. It was not the SL Louis climate that did
so much for her sick headaches. The secret Is
told in the following letter, received by Thomas
Price <5t Son, the well-known assayers of 624 Sac
ramento Street, San Francisco. Mrs. McNamara
writes: —
" Three months Blnce I was visiting in St.
Louis and obtained two bottles of Joy's Vegeta
ble Sarsaparilla. It was of great relief to me In
my headaches and indigestion. Since my re
turn to my home iv Trinidad I feel the need of
it, and as I have lost the address I wrlto to you
to ask If you will not kindly forward this letter
to the proper number In San Francisco, and
have me sent a few more bottles of this valuable
vegetable compound."
Joy's Vegetable Sarsaparilla Is an almost cer
tain cure for sick headaches and constipation.
People who have used It once will send hun
dreds of miles to get it, as In tbe abeve Instance.
MOTHERS, | Q CHILDREN.
These children are being brought up on Cos
toria. Bead what the mothers say about Cas
toria. There is no opium, morphine or other
narcotic substance in Castoria. The formula is
printed on the wrapper of every bottle. It is
perfectly harmless, pleasant to take and pos
itively effective. Physicians prescribe Castoria,
mothers give Castoria and children cry for Cas
toria. It gives the child health and the mother
rest.
"/ certify that little Robbie Ifale, of Utl Port
land Avenue, lit. Paid was a thin, crying baby
from his birth until he teas given Castoria. lie
began to improve from the jirst week's trial. Has
taken IS bottles; is perfectly well: weighed SO
pounds the day he was 7 months old; and when
this picture was taken Robbie's changed condi
tion has caused mam/ mothers to use Castoria. It
is the best thing for babies I have ever known "
Fannie Muli.in, Professional Nurse,
40(1 Portland Aye.,
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 4, 1887.
"This is a picture of my twins, Charlie and
William It was taken when they were 6\_
•months old. They weigh lti pounds each. lain
indebted to Castoria for their uniform good
health."
Mas. Hebmin*Schui,ze.
102!) Lexington Aye.,
New York, May 18, 1887.
" I enclose you photograph* of my 'triplets' 2
boysand 1 girl—Maggie, Prtic and Willie. lowe
their health and strength to Castoria. It was
through my neighly-'' urgent appeals that I com
menced its use, (14 riu/ boys were thin and inclined
tn be sickly. At present they arc fat and hearty
They weioh 8, S\_ and v% pounds, and.are 2
iiunlihs and .1 dans old." ~
, Mils. M.wiY Kunoneii.
720 Cortland Aye.,
New York, May 23,1887.
"lenclose yon photographs ot my quartette, I,
girls. They are now 2 weeks old. Tne small&it
weighs S pounds, the others 8 pounds each. My
other children have all gained healthand strength
from the use if Castoria, and I have already cf m
menced givipg it to my four little darlings."
1 Mrs. Anna I)kg route,
MillbuxJ Mass., Nov. 15,1888.
riddakfcfc
HH3idEt
ii ninrnn —ir~
Safe from harm
—everything that is washed
with Pearline. It is well to
have washing done easily, but
nothing is saved unless it is
done safely. Pearline separates
the dirt from anything that is
washable—clothes, paint, dish
esor hands—withoutharmand
with little work. All that it
needs is a trial; all that you
need is Pearline.
_ of imitations which are being
Kpii;o V£± peddled from door to door
UWWaIC First quality goods do not re
„ , quire such desperate methods
to sell them. PEARLINE sells on its merits, and
is manufactured only by
»oi JAMES PYLE, New York.
Mr. G. VV. Sutherland, a druggist in
the town of Colfax, state of Washing
ton, keeps in stock all of the leading
, medicines for the throat and lung dis
eases, but says he sells more of Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy than any
other and has never heard a complaint
from anyone. This Remedy gives en
tire satisfaction, because ii can always
be depended upon. It is popular be
cause it never disappoints and because
it is pjesant to take. Let anyone af
flicted with a severe cold or other
throat or lung troubles, give it a trial
and he will realize for himself what a
valuable medicine it is, and learn why
it is so popular. For sale at 50 cents
per bottle by C. F. Heinzeman, 222 N.
Main street. John A. Off, cor. 4th and
Spring streets, and all leading drug
gists.
Bear in mind that St. Patrick's Pills
not only physic, but cleanse the whole
system and regulate the liver and
bowls. A dose at bed-time is suf
ficient. For sale by C. F. Heinzeman,
222 N. Main street. John A. Off, 4th
and Spring streets, and all leading
druggists.
St. Patrick's Pills are liked because
they are reliable; because they produce
a pleasant cathartic effect; because they
conect bilious disorders and because
they are as near perfect as they can
possibly be made. For sale by C. F.
Heinzeman, 222 N. Main street. John
A. Off, 4th and Spring streets, and all
leading druggists.
When purchasing teas or coffees, do
not look for a chromo or a six cent pickle
dish to go with it, but go to H. Jevne's
grocery house, where pure teas and cot
fees at proper values can always be had,
136 and 138 north Spring street.
A Recommendation.
I, the undersigned, being dangerously ill,
applied to Dr. Mtug Chow and was restored to
perfect health, and therefore desire all my
friends to be Informed In reference to Dr.
Mtug Chow, that his reputation be not con
cealed; and advise ail afflicted ones to repair to
Dr. Mtug Chow's office at No. 641 Upper Main
street and be cured Loono Hr.NO.
July 15th, 1890. _
The Hbbald Job Office is now better
prepared to turn out first-class job print
ing than ever. Give us a call when in
need of printing of any description.
DON'T DIE IN THE HOUSE.
' Rough on Rats." Clears out rats, mice,
roaches. ROUGH ON WORMS. Safe, Sure
Cure. 25c.
ROUGH ON TOOTHACHE. Instant relief,
15c.
Our Home Brew,
Philadelphia Lager, fresh from the brewery,
on draught in all the principal saloons, de
livered promptly In bottles or kegs. Office
and Brewery, 238 Allso street. Telephone 91.
Don't buy stale rousted coffees, when you can
always find it fresh, from the roaster at H.
Jevne's, 136 and 138' North Spring street.
For Durability and Beauty,
House owners should Insist on having their
painters use only the Sherwin-Williams paints,
for sale by P H. Mathews, cor. Second and
Main.
California Vinegar and Pickle Works,
Telephone No. 359,
Removed to 555 Banning street, opposite soap
factory, near Alameda and First streets, one
balf block from electric light works.
Highland unsweetened Condensed Milk
diluted with cither fresh dairy milk or water
according to directions makes an excellent and
inexpensive cream.
Thrifty and economical housekeepers will
ftnda grocery store lo their likingat 11. Jevne's,
136 and 138 North Spring street.
Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk is
delicious for table use and all culinary purposes
Dilute it cither with fresh dairy milk or water
Senour's prepared floor paint dries over night
Try it. For sale by J. M. Black burn & Co., 418
S. Spring street. au'24-3m
Bakery.
Eblnger's bakery and Ice cream and dining
parlors, cor. Third and S. Spring sts.
Make your own cream from Highland Un
sweetened Condensed Milk. It is delicious
economical and does not sour.
Granula, the great health food, for sale by all
grocers.
Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk Im
parts to coffee a richness and delicious flavor
never obtained by dairy cream.
Ask your grocer for Highland Unsweetened
Condensed Milk. Delicious for collie, irults,
ice cream, deserts, etc.
Buy a can of Highland Unsweetened
Condensed Milk, use It according to directions,
and you will be delighted.
Good coffee necessitates good cream. Use
Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk and
you have the best.
No more trouble about fresh cream if you use
Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk. Ask
your grocer for it.
Physicians recommend Highland Un
■weetened Condensed Milk for Infant feeding
and general use.
Consult your physician concerning tbe merits
of Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk as a
food for infants.
Did you ever try Ice cream made from High
land Unsweetened Condensed Milk.' It's ex
cellent.
Do not be disappointed with sour cream, but
use Highland Unsweetened Condensed Milk
Instead.
HEATH & MILLIGAN Prepared Paint at
Scriver & Quinn, 146 S. Main street.
Paints, Oils and Glass,
Corner Second and Main. P. H.Mathews.
Try "Pride of the Family" soap.
Tents and wagon umbrellas at Foy's saddlery
bouse, 315 N. Los Angeles street.
Senour's Celebrated Floor Paint
At Scriver £ Quinn, 146 South Main street.
Frank X. Engler.
Piano regulator and tuner, 119 8. Olh \ St.
Manioca, for puddings, at Jevne's, j
AU kinds of Imported cheese at H. /< 'nc's.
FRANK, OBIT * CO.
. Grand Opening
OF A
NEW :•' DRY > GOODS :■ STORE.
SPRING ST., COR. OF THIRD.
The residents of Los Angeles and vicinity are respectfully invited to attend our Grand
Opening on
Monday, Oct. 13th, '90
As we will then have on exhibition the largest, choicest and most complete stock of
DRY GOODS over shown by any house [at its inauguration] in the State of California.
This Immense Stock will comprise all the latest styles and novelties in
Silks, Velvets, Black and Colored Dress Goods,
Laces, Gloves, Hosiery, Ladies' and Child
ren's Muslin and Merino Under
wear, Corsets, Linens,
t Flannels, Blankets
And the countless other articles that go to make up the Stock of a Metropolitan Dry
Goods House, and which represents, in the aggregate, an actual investment of
—«l TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS. t*>—
Having the best connections in all the leading European and American centers of
trade, our goods are all purchased direct from the Manufacturers, with few exceptions,
thus doing away with the middleman's profits, and enabling us to place them on sale at
prices that other houses cannot hope to meet. In a word, we embark in the Retail Dry
Goods business of this city with
THE LARGEST STOCK,
THE LATEST STYLES,
THE FINEST GOODS and
THE LOWEST PRICES.
We ask a careful examination of our Immense Stock, and Matchless Values, at the
hands of a critical public, as both goods and prices will bear out our assertions in every
particular.
SPRING ST., COR. OF THIRD, LOS ANGELES.
_' B.—We will open for exhibition next SATURDAY EVENING, between 6 and 9 o'clock, at which time you are cor
dially invited to be present, and see the largest and finest display of choicest goods, at LOWEST PRICES ever shown in
Southern California. 10-6-lm
TAILORS.
SIMPSON'S FINE TAILORING PARLORS,
Los Angeles Theatre Building, up stairs.
Telephone 284.
TO ORDER,
$3.50
AND UPWARD,
SUITS
TO ORDER
$15.00
AND UPWARD,
GABEL'S,
308 STOCKTON BT.
BranCH.424 KEARNY St.
345 NORTH MAIN ST.
ST. ELMO HOTEL.
wf
JOE POHEIM
THE TAILOR,
Has just received an immense stock of Fall and
Winter Woolens and is making Suits to order at
40 percent less than any other Tailor on tbe
Pacific Coast.
Elegant English Serge and Cheviot
Suits, to order, from 535 to »36
Fine Dress English Worsted
Suits, to order, from »30 to 840
(Cost elsewhere from $55 to $75)
Fine French Beaver and Pique
Suits, to order, from »35 to 545
(Cost elsewhere $60.00 to $90.00).
French Cassimere
Suits, to order, from 535 to $45
Overcoats, fine Silk Linings,
from «35 to S4O
And other garments in proportion. Perfect fit
and best of workmanship guaranteed or no sale.
Rules of self-measurement and samples of cloth
sent free to any address, or application to
JOE POHEIM, The Tailor,
111 and 143 S. Spring Street,
LOS ANGELES.
"prices to suit the times.
No. 6 Bertha (a. 5-hole) Ram* $ 9.00
No. 7 Bertha (a 5-hole. Range 10.00
No. 8 Bertha (a 5-hole) Range 13.00
I am overstocked with Oasoline Stoves and am
selling them at
$4 Less Than Eastern Prices.
EVERY STOVE GUARANTEEDI
A fine line of Dry Air Refrigerators at very low
prices. A full line of Medallion Ranges.
Stoves sold on the installment plan at,
F. E. BROWNE'S
— 12 2m 136 S. Main St, opp. Mott Market.
TROY LAUNDRY,
Works, 571, 573 and 575 North laia Street Telephone So. 46.'
MAIN OFFICE, UNDER LOS ANGELES NATIONAL! BANK, FIRST AND SPRING STREETS.
and Lawn Tennis Buits and Tennis Shirts Neatly Done.
3eod-3m
ASPHALT
SIDEWALKS - PAVEMENTS
POINTERS to property owners :
Look into the merits and price of Asphalt before signing petitions for q I
material.
ASPHALT has stood the test of use for years without failure in this city.
CEMENT emphatically has not.
ASPHALT is laid on its merits by the undersigned, who have honor and repuU
tion at stake. ' 1
ASPHALT SIDEWALKS of ours never have protests against their inspection.
PRICE PER FOOT, 11 to 14 cents per square foot, according to thickness re
quired.
CALL AT OUR OFFICE for further particulars or write us, and we will call on
you.
Asphalt Paving Company,
505 IST. IYIiLIN ST., LOS ANGELES.
_tWT SOUTH FIELD WELLINGTON __\tW
LUMPkr
QOAL
The Best Domestic Coal In the Market.
Oak, Pine and Juniper wood sawed and split to Order.
HANCOCK BANNING,
Importer of 8. F. Wellington and Foreign Steam Coal,
TABS, 838 N. Main St Telephone 1047. m29-4m OFFICE, 130 wytooond St. Tatephone 3$
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