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THE HERALD Stands for the Interests of Southern ''alifornia. SUBSCRIBE FOR IT. - LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. 35.—N0. 73. EASTERN EVENTS. Hostile Bucks Lingering in the Bad Lauds. They Are Averse to Surrender ing Their Arms. Nearly All of Sitting; Bull's Band Is Safely Corralled. A Heavy Snow Storm from Indiana East ward—A Chapter of Crimes and Accidents. Associated Press Dispatches. Chicago, Dec. 25.—The Inter-Ocean's Tine Ridge special says: Five of the friendlies who went out to negotiate with the hostiles returned today, and report that the others are coming in alwv The liostiles. they say. nre wholly unmanageable, and will not listen to reason. Omaha, Dec. 25. —A special from Pine Ridge says: The Indians in the Bad Lands are still in council. Couriers came in today with the news that Short Bull said if the government will agree not to disarm his men, nor take their ponies, he wiU come in. The Indians are holding out to be given oxen instead of ponies. A wagon train left Pine Ridge today, with camp sup plies for the Ninth cavalry, which marched yesterday. Fighting is looked for ii the hostiles don't come in soon. It is now thought, the Seventh aavalry will take the field against the hostiles. Some of the returned dancers are trying to sneak away from the agency. Plebrb, S. D., Dec. 25.—Captain Nar ville, special agent, has just returned from Fort Bennett, and reports the In dian war there over. It seems the In dians were afraid they would he massa cred or they would have come in before. After the Indians arrived at Fort Ben nett, councils were held to determine whether they would give up their arms or not. Agent Palmer said : "No arms, no rations or blankets." This soon brought them to time, and all their arms are now stacked up at the agency. Captain Hearst, the command ing officer at Fort Sullia, has received the capitulation of 174 Hncopas, includ ing seventy of Sitting Bull's big band, and fifty from the Rosebud agency. Narcisse Varcello,a boss farmer, brought in forty-one of Big Foot's Indians. Out of these ninety-eight stands of arms were collected. Sitting Bull's men want to remain at Cheyenne, and say they are afraid to return to Standing Rock. All have surrendered, and the best of care is given them. Many of the lodgers among the Indians acted very ugly in making their final settlements. Dickinson, N. D. Dec. 25.—Major Car roll made a forced march, Tuesday night,? of sixty-five miles in fourteen hours, arriving at New England city at 8 a. m., complying with orders from Fort Yates by courier, to the effect that Captain Fountain,, of the Eighth cav alry, was surrounded in the Cave hills by" 500 Indians. Two hours rest was taken at New England city and Major Carroll continued his torced march southeast in the direction of the Cave bills, fifty miles distant. His force got to Captain Fountain's assistance this morning. Aid may have come in from the south, and the forces are thought to be in position to hold off" the Indians till further assistance arrives. Ottawa, Dec, 25.—According to re ports received at the mounted police department, it appears that the com missioners three weeks ago issued orders to the border patrols to disarm all United States Indians coming into Canadian territory, and collect a duty on their ponieß, or else turn the Indians back. These instructions were carried out with the result that everything is quiet on all the Canadian reserves. A HEAVY SNOW STORM Made a White Christmas From Indiana Eastward. Washington, Dec. 25. —It is mowing Lard here this evening, with every indi cation of a protracted storm. A dis patcli from Harrisonburg, Va., says a severe snow storm set in this morning, and it is still snowing. The country roads are blocked from the storm of the 17th and 18th, and travel is almost en tirely suspended. The same condition of affairs is reported from -taunton. A special bulletin has been issued by the signal officer, referring to the present storm which extends from Indiana to Virginia, and promises the greatest amount of snow in any single storm for years. Warnings were sent to the rail roads in Pennsylvania and New York, today, and the storm will reach New England by Friday. From three to seven inches of snow fell today in the Ohio valley. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 25. —Snow be gan falling here Saturday night and has fallen steadily ever since. About ten inches is on the ground. Traffic is somewhat impeded. Indianai-olis, Dec. 25. —It began snowing here early this morning, and fully eight inches has fallen. This is the hardest snow storm in years. PiTTSBUKon, Dec. 25.—A very heavy snow storm which began early this even ing, continues at midnight. Several street car lines are blocked and travel on them is suspended. Masonic Temple Humeri. Bai.timoke. Dec. 25,—The Masonic temple burned today. Nearly all the records of the Maryland grand lodge, since its organization, were destroyed. The lire broke out in the theater on the second and third floors. The fine build ing, which cost $450,000, was entirely gutted. A theatrical company was just prepar ing for a Christmas matinee. The actors all escaped, but all their ward robes were 'ost. The total damage to the lm d and eoi tents will reach $300,001.. Slashed Ul* Rival's Throat. Sackamento, Dec. 24.—At an early hour this morning two toughs named Billy Armstrong and Joe Welch got into & row in Roesa's divi wirere a dance was in progress, about some colored girls. Armstronz drew a razor and slashed Welch across the face, laying open the flesh from the end of his nose to the back of his neck. The weapon grazed the jugular vein, which burst open just as the, physician arrived to dress the wound. Prompt measures saved the man from bleeding to death. The razor-wielder was arrested. THE MICKEL TBAGEDY. It Wm the Outcome of Connubial In felicity. .St. Paul, Dec. 25.—Developments in the Mickel tragedy today show a some what different story from that told last night. Silas Mickel (colored) had been separated from his wife several months. Recently he repeatedly tried to effect a reconciliation, hut without avail. Last night, after another futile attempt, he attacked his wife with a knife. His stepdaughter, Emma McLeod, came to her mother's defense, when the infuri ated man attacked both w omen with a revolver and knife. Mrs. Mickel was shot in the abdomen and had her throat cut, while her daughter was stabbed five times in the body. The daughter died in a short time, but the mother ia still alive. Mickel blew out his brains. SHOT MOTH UK AND BARE. A Kansas City Man's Revenge on His Former Mistress. Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 25. —William Rockwell, ft laborer, last night called on iiis former mistress, Mrs. Rockwell, aud attempted to persuade her to return to him. She refused, and he shot her, in flicting a slight wound. The woman fainted. Thinking he had killed her, Rockwell turned the weapon on her little daughter and inflicted a serious flesh wound. He then fled. Killed By Her Hat Pin. Nkw York, Dec. 25.—A peculiar fatal accident occurred this afternoon on Eleventh avenue. An unknown elderly woman slipped and fell to the sidewalk. When picked up she was found to be dead, and an examination disclosed tlie fact that a long hat pin hud been driven into her brain when her head struck the sidewalk. PADDOCK'S POSITION. HIS EARNEST WARNING- TO HIS FELLOW REPUBLICANS. He Urges Them to Lay A3ide the Feroo Bill and Enact Soino Laws That Will Eenefit the Public. Washington, Dec. 25. —The Tost to morrow will say: Senator Paddock of Nebraska was iv earnest when be warned the senate a few days ago that lie would soon move to lay aside the elections bill, and take up the pure food bill, and he will before long a;;ain take occasion to renew the warning. He will first give his party, however, ample op portunity either to pass the elections bill or conclude to lay it aside. In this connection it may be interesting to state that Paddock has been misquoted from the beginning in regard to his position on this bill. A dispatch originally sent from here describes an, interview alleged to have taken place between the president and the senator, in which the former was said to have upraided the latter for not supporting the bill. "The interview thus pic turesquely related, not only never oc curred," said Paddock, "but the presi dent never mentioned either the elec tions bill nor the tariff bill to me. I have never said I would not vote for the elections bill, although I have been quoted as saying so. The truth is that there is nothing in the provisions of the bill that is objectionable to me. My position is in regard to the consideration of the bill at this time as unwise. I think it would be better to discuss and paes a financial measure. The elections bill is purely a political matter, in which only straight out Republicans are interested, while financial legislation vitally concerns all the business men in the country, and is sadly needed. Certainly this is the situation in Nebraska, t have not yet received a single letter from my state, either for or ngainst the elections bill, which is a sure indication of lack of in terest in it. Another thing against the elections bill is that it is regarded with suspicion that may not be well founded, but which certainly is operating to dis turb the business relations between the north and the south." The Post also says there is at present j an interesting point of difference be- j tween Senators Edmunds and Hoar re- j garding tbe future programme in the senate. Edmunds believes it would be perfectly right and proper for the pre siding officer of the senate to refuse to recognize minority senators, and thus | bring the elections bill to a vote. Sen ator Hoar and others do net go this far, but claim the presiding officer has the power to bring to a close any filibustering proceedings which have for their object the defeat of a rule. They assert that forcible measures in this case would be constitutional, be cause the constitution gives eacli house the right to determine its rules. This distinction between cloture for a bill and cloture for a rule, is a fine one, and has not hitherto been commented upon. MYSTERIOUS MURDER. A Young Man Shot Down tn tho Street by an Unknown Foe. Victoria. B. C, Dec. 25.—A few min utes after 12 o'clock last night, a young man named David F. Fee, well known and respected here, was shot and in stantly killed on Views street,near Blan chard. Fee, in company with a friend named Partridge, was walking quietly along the street, when a man near by said: ' You challenged me," and rais ing a shot gun fired at Fee, the charge entering the latter's heart. The murderer escaped, but later a man named Selk was arrested on suspicion, and when taken to jail, he said a man named Whelan had told him he had just shot a man. The police are now on the track of Whelan. Christmas at the White House. Washington, Dec. 25. —The president and the members of bis family did not attend church this morning; they spent most of the morning in the library, where the McKee babies had a big 01 mas tree, 'tl o'clock luncheon Was served the president, Mrs. Harri son. M>'B. McKee, Mrs. Dimmick and Dr. r cott heing present. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 26, 1890 AFFAIRS ABROAD, Parnell's Denunciation of the Priests- He Attributes His Late Defeat to Them. William O'Brien and T. P. Gill Arrive in France. General Booth's Rolorm Scheme Gets a Set Back—The Great Railway Strike in Scotland. Associated I'ross Dispatches. Dublin, Dec. 25.—1n an interview to day before hia departure, Parnell said : "Being aware of the conditions we had to fight in Kilkenny, I knew the carry ing of the seat was almost hopeless. I never expected to win. The conduct of the priests almost surpassed belief. The pressure brought to bear upon the masses of the people, who would have voted for us, bad they been left to exer cise their own judgment without intim idation, was undreamed of. Was it kind for a priest to hold over his flock threats of spiritual penalties? It is a serious matter, certainly. Interference with the liberty of an elector cannot be tolerated. This is not all. A case oc curred where there is the fullest proof that threats of personal violence were used. It is a remarkable and encourag ing fact that in districts where tbe peo ple were not coerced by priests we polled 90 per cent, ot the votes. I wished to pene trate the district around Castle Comer, but was prevented by fear of bloodshed. Scully is a strong Catholic, but he sees clearly it" the priests are permitted sim ilarly to influence coming elections Ire land will he lost. The general election is not far distant, and I shall push for ward preparations for it." "What view do you hold of the pros pects of the different parties?" To this question Patnll replied:. "Should a dissolution of parliament oc cur soon, Gladstone will have very lit tle chance of returning to power; as to my position, time is on my side." Paris, Dec. 25. —O'Brien and Gill ar rived at Boulogne this morning, and were met at the landing place by Mc- Carthy and Sullivan. They said they were overjoyed at the result of the elec tion in North Kilkenny. When interviewed by a reporter, O'Brien refused to express an opinion on the present situation in Ireland. He started for Paris 'his evening. Sexton and the others will return to England. DARKEST ENGLAND. General Booth* Reform Scheme Gets a Set Back. London, Dec. 25. —The Times an nounces that Commissioner Smith, of the Salvation army, has resigned. His resignation, the Times says, is most im portant, because he formed a substan tial guarantee that, earnest and business like efforts would be made t° execute the practicable part of Gen eral Booth's scheme of social reform. The authorship of In Darkest Eng land is now common knowledge, but a charitable hypothesis assigns to General Booth credit for having written at least two chapters of the book. Booth's ex planation is that he supplied a pro fessional writer with the ma terials of the woik. The Times believes when tho whole story is re vealed it will be found that the sub stantial parts of the scheme of city and farm colonies originat ed with Commissioner Smith. Noth ing but a sense of duty, the Times adds, could have induced Commissioner Smith to resign at so important a junc ture. There must be something wrong with the scheme, or the management of the funds. Those who promised donations are now entitled to withhold them until a full and satis factory account of Smith's resignation is given. He was the life and soul of the reform wing of the army, and it is likely his resignation is destined to be a death blow to Booth's more ambitious scheme. THE SCOTCH STRIKERS. The Situation Remain* Had — Train- Wrecking Attempted. Glasgow, Dec. 25.—1t is now esti mated that 9000 men are out on a strike on the various railways in Scotland. Traffic on the North British railway has almost ceased. Many assaults by strik ers are reported. The employees of the Caladonian railway company are gradually joining the strikers. The Glasgow docks are closed. The gas supply at Perth is threatened with ex haustion, owing to the inability of the companies to obtain coal. A railway chair was found fastened to the tracks on the line between this city nnd Kilbride, but was discovered in time to prevent an accident. The pur pose was to derail a night train, and the strikers are accused of the liendish'act. Numbers of the Aberdeen strikers are resuming work. Tbe prospects are that the strikers in Glasgow and Edinburgh will consent to arbitration. London, Dec. 25. —One thousand rail way men at Hull have struck for shorter hours and more wages. Bread or Work. Vienna, Dec. 25.—The inother-oi-pearl workers, who were thrown out of work as the result of the recent tariff legisla tion in the United States, made a dem onstration today in front of the home office, clamoring for bread or work. Not receiving assurances of either, the crowd rushed in the direction of police head quarters, intending to make a demon stration there. The police interfered, however, and made thirty arrests. Spain Must Follow. Madrid, Dec. 25. —The minisfer of finance has issued a decree declaring that Spain must follow the protection movement of America and Europe, re peal portions of the existing tariffs and largely increase the duties on horses, mules, cattle, preserved and salted meats, flour, rice and cereals, from Jan uary Ist, next. Koch Defends His Lymph. Vienna, Dec. 25.—Professor Koch, in conversation with the municipal officials today, denied that his lymph was in a small degree dangerous to life, provid ing it was employed in reasonable quan tities by skillful physicians. A GLOOMY CHRISTMAS. Two Medloal Students Drowned While Skating at Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 25. —The sad drowning of two students made this a gloomy Christmas at the college. Last night two medical students, Frank E. Dickinson, of Dubuque, lowa, and Min nie Brundage, of Long Island, left for a mill pond to Bkate. They did not re turn, and this morning a searching party found their bodies under the ice. A QUESTION OF WAGES. Pennsylvania Miners Threaten to Strike the First of the Year. Altoona, Pa., Dec. 25.—The miners of the Central Pennsylvania coal regions have served notice on the operators de manding fifty cents net, instead of fifty cents gross per ton, and a new working scale of pnce3. If not granted we men, to the number of 15,000, will <§iit work the first of the year. Panic in a Theater. ' New York, Dec. 25.—During the per formance of Cleopatra at the Fifth avenue theater this afternoon, a panic was created by fire among the decora tions. An electric light had been broken and a tiny flame bad been communi cated to the paper flowers which were twined about the lamps. There waa a panic at once among the women and children, but the men in the audience and the actors on the stage retained their piesence of mind, and urged the people to keep quiet. The lire amounted to nothing. Boomers Growing Bolder. Arkansas City, Ark., Dec. 25. —A courier arrived here this evening from tbe boomers' camp near the state line. He says 200 men, with teams and farm implements and camp equipages, will invade the Cherokee strip tomorrow evening. This action is probably duo to the tact that the last detachment of United States troops has been with drawn. IN SOUTH AMERICA. A TIDAL WAVE OF DEVELOPMENT SETTING IN. An Immense Colonization Scheme in Bra zil—El Gran Chaco Is Not a Swamp but a Wonderfully Rich Country. Washington. Dec. 25.—The bureau of American republics has received in formation of t lie organization of a corpo ration in Brazil, under the name of Compania Nova Era Rural de Brazil, with a capital of $25,000,000, a large part ofwrhich has been furnished by bankers and merchants of Europe. The object is to establish twenty agricultural set tlements upon public lands in Brazil, which are given free of cost by the gov ernment to aid the enterprise; to construct lines of railway for placing these settlements in com munication with each other and their markets; to carry out engineering works, mining operations and the manu facture of sugar, bricks, tiles, lime and other articles for export, as well as for local consumption. The company pro poses to secure thousands of families from Europe, consisting of skilled agri culturalists and mechanics, and trans port them to Brazil, where houses will be prepared for their occupancy, and tools and implements furnished for their use. These colonists will be divided into villages and scattered over the estate as a nucleus for immigrants to be brought there later. The federal government and several state governments of Brazil have offered a guarantee of 5 per cent, interest on one-third of the capital in vested in the enterprise. An expedition was sometime ago sent by the Argentine government up the Parana river to explore what is known as El Gran Chaco, a tract of country in the northern part of the Argentine re public, as unknown as the interior of Africa. The expedition has returned, having traveled some 4000 miles, and re ports that El Gran Chaco, which was supposed to be a sort of a swamp, is on the contrary a land of much promise, the climate being mild and healthy, and the soil rich and dry. Maize and sugar cane there attain an enormous size, and there is much valuable timber. HIS OWN PETARD. A Republican Postmaster Goes Gunning and Gets Killed. Memphis, Dec 25.—A special to the Appeal-Avalanche from Carrollton, Miss., says John Prentiss Matthews, the Republican postmaster at that, place, was killed today by W. 8. Mcßride, a wealthy ami prominent young druggist. The dispatch asserts that Matthews had rendered himself odious to the people of the community by dissolute conduct, etc. Mcßride had an altercation with him at the postoftiee last night, result ing in a light. Today, the dis patch says, Matthews started out armed with a rifle, cursing and threatening to kill Mcßride. He was finally arrested by the sheriff. When released on bail he returned to the post office, got his gun nnd started for Mc- Bride's store. Mcßride came out with a shotgun and fired, killing him in stantly. Matthews's brother is United .States marshal for the southern district of Mississippi. SAWTELLB GUILTY. The Noted Fratricide Convicted and Sen tenced to Death. Dover, N. H., Dec. 25.—The argu ments in the noted Sawtelle murder trial closed, and the judge charged the jury this afternoon. At 7:30 this even ing they returned to court and an nounced that they had reached a ver dict. They found the prisoner, Isaac B. Sawtelle, guilty of murder in the first degree. Judge Doe then sentenced him to be hanged the fiist Tuesday in Janu ary, 1892, and to be confined in the meantime in the state prison at Concord. Sawtelle betrayed no emotion. Sympathy for Portugal. Lisbon, Dec. 25.—The powers, reply ing to the note of the minister of foreign affairs, in which he complained of the British South Africa company, express sympathy, and advise Portugal to avoid a collision with tbe British. THE NEW THIRD PARTY. AH the Labor Organizations to Be In cluded in It. TorwcA, Kan., Dec. 25.—Mr. Mc- Grath, president of the Kansas Farm erg' Alliance, iv an interview today said at the meeting of the legislative com mittee of the national alliance in Wash ington, some time in February, the third party movement will be one" of the principal things to be acted upon. "This movement," said McGrath, "will eventually embrace all the labor organizations in the United States. In fact, all of them are committed to it, except the Grange, and most of the Grangers are members of the Farmers' Alliance." Fighters Fatally Wounded. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 25.—At a fight at a Cbrietmae entertainment in a church at Nabb's Station, near Jefferßonville, last night, Joseph Taflinger and Bud Robinson were fatally wounded. Popular Book Store. MTDDTT T 0 PAAI/ lYli-iI\IAJLJLiLj Ol bUUfv, 140 North Spring Street. "WE HAVE GOT THERE, ELI." We have had a phenomenal trade: we have done a rushing business. At times we have been almost overwhelmed with the crowds of eager buyers that filled ourstore; we have made many people happy with the bargains we have offered We huve demonstrated to the good people of Los Angeles that we are opposed to high prices; that we believe in large sales and small profits, and we shsll always do our level best to hold the confidence of the public. We are very thankful for the encouragement we have received, and the large patronage that has crowned our efforts. We are satisfied. Now that Christmas has come and gone, v. c shall again devote ourselves, mind and body, to building up our staple business. We have the best arrang-d, and best lighted, ami most convenient Book and Stationary Store in Los Angeles. We shall'always cany a complete line of MERCANTILE STATIONERY, Blank Books, Memorandum Books, Letter Copy ing Books, Inks, Muoil&Ke, Pen>, Pencils, Pen holders, envelopes, writing paper, <fee, &c. FASHIONABLE STATIONERY. Fine Correspondence Papers for ladies, em bracing all the latest fads of society, such as Vellum Papers, Egg-Shell Papers, Warp and Wove, Cloth Hinlsh. Parisian. London Check end London Line, ita, &c. SCHOOL STATIONERY. School Text Books, Scratch Books. Note Books, Composition B»oks, and all articles used in the school room. We are headquarters in this line. ALL HOLIDAY GOODS Are going to be slaughtered from now to New Years. We want the room for our regular, staple business. Come and get the bargains. vie have demonstrated that we are a success. We have got to the front, and we propose to stay there. WE ARE HERE TO STAY, AND STAY WITH —:BIG VALUES.: — Cor. Spring and Temple Streets. J _£_ -*$8 A YEARK- Buys the Daily Hrrald and ?2 the Weekly Hkbald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN. i r FIVE CENTS. 5-Cent Saviflgs Stamp. THE Security Savings Bant And Trust Co. CAPITAL, - - $200,000 LOCATED AT NO. 148 SOUTH MAIN STREET, (Near Second street), LOS ANQELEB, CAL. Has for the past six months been receiving Children's Deposits in sums as low as 25 cents and issuing to each depositor a pass-book. As an aid to this oepartment of our Savings Bank and for the purpose of encouragi ug Small Savings by all persons both old and young, the Bank has introduced whet is known as the 5-CENT SAVINGS STAMP. the: system. The Bank has issued to its agents, whose names and addresses appear below, a lane number of green gummed STAMPS about the size of a postage stamp, each one of which when pasted in one of the bank's "5 CENT SAVINGS BOOKS" has a deposit value of 5 cents. Any person desiring tn open a email savings account, goes either to the bank or to the bank's most convenient agent, buys a 5-Cent Savings Stamp and receives free a "5-Cent Savings Book," each page of whicn is divided into twenty squares of such size that one 5-eent stamp may be readily pasted within each square. When all the squares on one leaf are filled the leaf represents one dollar. The depositor then signs his name, age and address on the gummed label in the 5-Cent Savings Book, and sends through an agent or brings the FILLED LEAF and LABKL to the hank and receives a BANK PASS BOOK show ing a credit to the depositor of one dollar. The depositor then begins to fill another page with stamps, which is again sent to the bank when, full, and so on. One or more leaves may be deposited at a time These stamps can be pmrchased -ii N O W iC— At the hank, or of any one of the bank's fol lowing AUTHORIZED CITY AGENTS: Bear, Ben. L., Druggist, comer Union avenue and Temple street. Bean, Chables E., Druggist, corner Pearl and Pico streets. Bouttier, L., Market and Grocery, 722 Belle vue avenue. Brossart, John F., First Ward Groc Store, E L. A. Cross, W. S., Druggist, 901 S. Main street, cor ner Ninth. Collette, L. P., Pharmacist, 621 Downey avenue, E. L, A. Cross, Dr. H. 11., Druggist, IGO3 South Grand avenue. Davis, D. H., Grocer. 1217 W. Washington. Depot Druo Store, 1450 San Fernando street- Fay, John T., Grocer, East Stventh street and Elmore avenue. Fisher, E. C.i Druggist, near corner Main and Washington streets. Francisco, A. W., Grocer, corner Pico street and Vernon avenue. Guirardo, R. C., Wall-street Pharmacy, 262 East Fifth street. Hinckley, S. W., Confectioner and Book Store, 212» East First street, Boyle Heights Hellman, Waldeck & Co., Stationers, ISO North Spring street. Huff, M. A., Grocer, 10G5 Temple Bt. Maskell. John, Grocer, S, W. corner Thirtieth and Main streets. McMartin, W. E., Supt. r ßovs' Home, E. First st. Olmstead, J. C.j Stationer, 429 South Spring st Pia mmbu, E. J. 4l Co., Druggists, Pearl and Sixth streets. Trout. J. H., Druggist, corner Sixth and Broad way. Wright, W. M.. University Pharmacy, 71* Jefferson street. Wolf, F. C, Druggistand Chemist, corner Main and Fifteenth streets. Worland. Harry, Druggist, 1952 and 21S1 East First street, Boyle Heights. Wredk, Theo., Pharmacist, 527 East First st.