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The Captain Showed Fight, but He Was
Soon Made a Prisoner by the American
Marines—Will Spain Raise a Row?
Associated Press Dispatches.
Nkw York, Dec. 27. —A dispatch to
the Times front Key West, Pla., says:
The Angelita, a ship flying the Spanish
fl g, has been captu red oIF the west coast
of Florida by the United States revenue
steamer MeLane. She was found off
Sanibel Island. When an armed boat's
crew, under Lieutenant LTbnoroth,
boarded her, the Spaniards were very
ugly. The captain had no papers,
except a bill of provisions, purchased
on the Florida coast. This did not sat
isfy the boarding officer, who at once di
rected a search of the ship. No contra
band stuff was found, but the character
of the vessel seemed bo uncertain that,
after a consultation, it was decided to
seize the Angelita. A prize crew was
sent aboard, armed to the teeth, just
as MeLane's men were running the
anchor apeak. The Spanish captain
called on his men to fight. He
declared he would die before allowing
his chip to be carried off. The Span
iards were seized, placed in a small boat
and sent aboard the McLane for safe
keeping. The crew were quietly ad
monished not to attempt anything rash
on pain of death. The Angelita now
awaits adjudication, and will in all
probability be offered for sale in the
course of a few days. The fact that she
was unprovided with a register is alone
sufficient to cause proceedings against
Experiments With the Koch Lymph.
The Tariff Controversy, Kte.
Paris, Dec. 27.—Dr. Pean, in a lec
ture today at a hospital on the result of
the Koch cure upon diseases of the
throat, testified to marked improve
ments of three patients who had re
ceived injections for affections of the
larynx. It was, therefore, he said,
clearly a remedy in effecting cures,
although up to the present time it could
not be claimed that any permanent cures
had been effected. Mis statement made
a profound impression on the large
audience of medical men present.
Notwithstanding the protests of the
ministry against augmentation of the
tariffs on the basis proposed in the gov
ernment bill, the tariff committee con
tinued until adjournment to raise the
tariffs to a prohibitive pitch. The rep
resentatives of the agricultural element
say they will support prohibitive duties
on manufactures, in expectation that iv
return tliey will obtain a closed market
for farm products. They will wreck the
bill unless their demands are conceded, i
Colonel Pepoff, chief of the Russian
police, in an interview today, ac
cused the English government of using
underhand means to harrass the Rus
sian government by harboring Russian
criminals and fomenting discontent. He
charges the socialist, Mendelsohn, now
in England, with inciting the murder of
General Seliverskoff.
The father of Gabrielle Bompard said
today that he had only one wish regard
ing his daughter, and that was that she
might die quickly. From childhood, he
said, nothing could be done to check her
perverse instincts.
A dispatch from Senegal says French
troops have marched against the sultan
of Segon.
False Statement* Published About
O'Brien aud His Confreres.
PARIS, Dec. 27. —The announcement
that a conference between the Irish
leaders is to take place Monday, is offi
cially stated to he premature. William
O'Brien complains of a number of false
Statements made in the newspapers
here, attributed to Gill and himself.
O'Brien especially classes as untrue that
lie would recommend that Parnell be
maintained as leader of the Irish party.'
William O'Brien, although beset by
reporters, has not breathed a word as to
whether or not he favors reconciliation
with Parnell. Me has received a letter
from a leading English radical, stating
that the Irish split must soon be re
paired; otherwise the Liberals will be
forced to subordinate home rule for Ire
land to other questions. The Paris pa
pers generally lean toward l'arnell.
Dublin, Dec. 27.—The Freeman's
Journal announces that conferences be
tween William O'Brien and Harrington
resulted in an understanding whereby
the funds of the National league will be
devoted to the maintenance of tenants
evicted under the plan of campaign,and
to assist other sulferers. All disburse
ments will be made by Kelly and Webb,
joint treasurers of the league. It is sug
gested by O'Brien and Harrington that
the funds from America be sent to Kelly
and Webb.
A Chicago Real Kstate Concern in Fi
nancial Straits.
Ciucago, Dec. 27.—According to the
charges tnade in court, today, the Stan
ley-Winston company, a real estate cor
poration, was wrecked by the stock
speculations of the president, P.
E. Stanley. Bertram M. Winston,
the treasurer, today applied for the
appointment of a receiver for the con
cern, and that the affairs of the corpor
ation be wound up. Stanley is charged
with misappropriating $70,000. P. M.
Walker was appointed receiver.
Winston says he discovered, a few
days ago, that Stanley had misapplied
$70,000, and that most of it had gone in
wild and reckless speculation on the
Chicago stock exchange. The wrecked
corporation was organized last fall, suc
ceeding the old firm of P. R. Stanley Oc
Co. Prior to the organization of the
new company, Stanley was engaged in
confidential business with certain cus
tomers, and a considerable portion of
this private business never merged into
Highest of all in Leavening Power.—U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
the business of the firm. Among the
transactions which the Winstons claim
were put through by Stanley in his in
dividual capacity, were deals with L. H.
McCormick and J. F. Kenny, involving
respectively $45,000 and $125,000.
After Stanley became convinced of his
liability to criminal prosecution, be gave
it out that the corporation was liable to
McCormick, Kenny and others, for
moneys inslrusted to and misappropri
ated by the Winstons. The bill
said McCormick threatened to bring
suit against the corporation and
asked the court to enjoin him and
others from so doing. The court took
no action on this point to-day, and Mc-
Cormick filed suit against the company
lor $500,000 damages. The assets, ac
cording to Winston, are sufficient to
meet all obligations, and the value ol
the securities held by the banks exceed
the amount of the indebtedness by
Snow Still Kalline in Some of the East
ern States.
Pittsburg, Pa., Dec. 27. —Snecials
from different parts ot West Virginia
state that snow is still falling, and
now exceeds that of any year since 1857.
Reports from all up the river districts
sliow the feat of rain and floods. All
the railroads are still laboring under
great disadvantage.
Passenger trains on all the roads are
few and far between, travel being very
light, though they are making fair time
with double engines. No effort is being
madeon any of the roads to move freight,
all the engines being busily engaged in
passenger traffic,
Chicago, Dec. 28. —Dispatches from
several points in Michigan report an
extremely heavy snowstorm prevailing,
and some delay to traffic.
New York, Dec. 27.—Incoming mails
are delayed by the storm. The western
mail via the New York Central, is over
three hours behind time, and all other
mails from two to three hours iate.
Susquehanna, Pa., Dec. 27.—Owing to
the great fall of snow, the Jefferson di
vision of the Krie railroad ami Pennsyl
vania division of the Delaware and Hud
son roads have been blocked since Friday
morning. On the Krie the main line
trains are several hours lute.
Concord, N. 11., Dec. 27. —Snow has
ceased falling. Trains are moving from
five to seven hours behind time.
Canajoharie, N. V., Dee. 27. —Trains
through the uohawk valley are moving
at an average of one hour late. The
country roads arc blockaded, anil back
town stages will be • unable to reach
town today.
The Maverick Bank.
Sa\ Antonio, Tex., Dec. 27.—The
assets of the Maverick bank, which
closed yesterday, while more than
double the amount of liabilities, consist
of real estate and other securi
ties which cannot be realized on
immediately without sacrifice, and
the policy of the assignee will be to
avoid the sacrifice of the interest of the
creditors by hasty action. The suspen
sion of this bank, the first in the history
of the city, has had a somewhat depress
ing influence on local trade, hut it is
regarded as only temporary. Thus far
there has been no run on any of the
other hanks, consequent upon the Mav
erick suspension, and none is antici
Business Failures.
Montreal, Dec. 27.—La Malice Freres
have failed with liabilities of $83,000.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 27.—The Al
mond Phillips Foundry company as
signed today ; liabilities, $2'>,(.)00; assets,
Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 27.—The Fish
ing Creek Lumber company assigned to
day ; the assets exceed the liabilities.
Greeley, Col., Dec. 27. —The banking
firm of Hunter & West has made an as
signment. The liabilities .aggregate
nearly $ 100,000, and assets about $140,
--000. They expect to resume if exten
sions are granted.
San Diego New slets.
San Diego, Dec. 27.—The' home club
will play a benefit game tomorrow with
San Francisco, to help pay some of the
expenses of the players to come here.
Today's game stood: San Francisco, It;
San Diego. 5.
Fire in the St. James hotel at an early
hour this morning damaged the build
ing to the extent of $M 00(). I*. P. Weber,
of Spokane Falls, who with his family
was stopping at the hotel, was relieved
of considerable jewelry by sneak thieves
during the progress of the lire.
Snow Storm at Sen.
Lewes, Del., Dee. 27. —The steamship
Saturn, from New York, for Baltimore,
arrived at the breakwater this morning,
reporting a severe snow storm and
heavy gale. Yesterday morning the
coal barges Storm King and Antelope,
which she had in tow, broke loose and
immediately drifted out of sight and
nothing more was seen of them. It is
feared they and the crews were lost.
Gold Way Up.
Bubnoh Ayhbs, Dec. 20.—Gold is 222.
A Gotham Business Man Who Should
Be in a Dime Museum.
Owing to the popularity of typewrit
ers, penmanship is becoming a lost ac
complishment among business men, but
one gentleman of this city writes letters
with both bands at once. He is E. C.
Cockey of the Western Union building,
and he consented to show a reporter
how to make a manifold machine of
''After endless practice," he said, "I
at last found that 1 was capable of writ
ing with both hands at once, and in this
way 1 have done considerable writing of
a business nature. Of late years, how
ever, all my writing has been done by
dictation to a stenographer."
Mr. Cockey drew a pad from a drawer
in his desk, and taking a lead pencil in
each hand, iie wrote the reporter's name
toward the left with the left hand, and
toward the right with the right hand.
'This is one way of writing it," said
Mr. Cockey, "but perhaps you would
like to see it written this way." and he
wrote the name upside down with both
hands. Finally he wrote a long sen
tence simultaneously with both hands.
—[N. Y. World.
The Old Adage, "There's Many a Slip
Betwixt the Cap uud the Up," Illus
trated in the Case of a Illegal- aud
Ills Coin.
He was a tramp. A miserable, ragged,
rum sodden apology for a man, without
one redeeming feature. He had not
worked for ten years. His was a hang
dog appearance, and now and then he
furtively glanced around as if expecting
a policeman to arrest him for living.
He stood in the postoflice corridor
and gazed out of a window through the
darkness at Newspaper row opposite,
and pondered. It was the last day of
the year. He hadn't a friend, but then
he did not want one. All he knew was
that he was hungry, and his chronic
thirst consumed him still.
He thought of the morrow. The new
year caused him no remorse for his wast
ed life. Ho never was of high estate, so
that his fall had not been mighty. Ho
Wondered if he should go through the
day, as he had at Christmas, without a
dinner. The postoffiee clock pointed to
11. He leaned on the broad window sill
and dozed.
Through the corridor from the Broad
way side came brisk footsteps timed to a
cheery whistle. Onr tramp roused him
self from his lethargic gloom and looked
around. It was a young man, bright
and breezy. Joy shone in his eyes. He
may have just received it letter from
Miranda; maybe ho had collected a bad
debt. More probably he bad just made
a lucky strike on the races. At all
events he was happy. His audience did
not appreciate this, however. Ho only
saw in the well dressed chap a possible
victim. So mechanically he stepped for
ward, held out a dirty paw and mum
bled the well worn retrain in which the
words "hunger—sick wife—five chil
dren could be distinguished.
Imagine his astonishment when the
youngman paused, after a cursory glance,
pulled out a coin, handed it to the beg
gar, and was off still whistling. The re
cipient harried to the light to inspect his
treasure: he fairly gasped—it was a dol
lar. He did not pursue the philanthropist
to put the traditional query, "Did you
mean to give me this, sir?" Not he! Out
of the postoffiee be ambled toward the
Bowery, that Mecca of all such as he, at
a faster gait than he had known for many
a month.
A short distance beyond the bridge a
thought occurred to him. What should
he do with his money? The sudden gleam
of paradise had scattered his wits. Un
decided, wavering, he sat down on the
walk under a street lump with his feet in
the gutter and mused. He thought ol'
turkey, but the word was a mockery—he
had not tasted any for years. Ho now
sketched rapidly an ideal bill of fare;
bean soup, pork and beans, and —ye gods!
—plum pudding to top off! He figured
the cost. Why, he would have enough
left to take him to a theatre, and even to
sit down stairs, for once, like a lord.
But now a disturbing thought crept in.
He had forgotten something—rum. His
programme was accordingly amended by
the substitution of rum for theatre.
But another question now arose to per
plex him. Should he eat first or drink
first? He drew out the precious mouey.
Now the old sporting instinct asserted
itself. He would let chance decide, as
any gentleman should. The coin was to
pay the bills, and it should guide his
choice. If head came uppermost, the
rum first; if tail, the meal.
Up he tossed it, high and straight;
down it came in the same path, but miss
ing the outstretched palm it struck the
Sidewalk on its milled edge. Impish,
glittering, exultant, it rolled off the side
walk into the gutter, jumped two or
three little furrows of dirt, dodged an
old cigar stump and disappeared into the
sewer at the comer.
"Come, move on out o' that," said a
policeman as he whacked his club close
to the man on the curb.—New York Hun.
One Way <»f Calling,
PERSONAL.—Visiting cards left. New Tear's
calls a specialty. None but high toned callers fur
nished. attire and frequent changes.
Address E H4, — office.
The above advertisement in one of the
Chicago dailies attracted the attention
of a reporter. A correspondence was
entered into with the result of an in
terview being arranged for, the adver
tiser being quite unaware that publicity
would be given to what was developed.
The manager of the "social agency," for
such he called his establishment, was
found occupying an office in one of the
tall buildings, and explained that the
general purpose of his business was the
leaving of calling cards, thereby saving
society people the trouble of doing this
work themselves. "Ordinarily," he said,
"1 employ half a dozen carriages and an
equal number of footmen. I can save a
lady the trouble of driving around and
leaving her card by doing the work for
her, and if you want anything done that
way I would be pleased to serve you. My
charges are moderate."
"What do you charge?"
"My regular rates are $1 per 100 cards
left, but I make a reduction for heavy
"How do you manage to do the work
so cheap?"
"Why, by leaving cards for a large
number of ladies with one trip, where
several hundred would Ik> required if it
were done by the Indies themselves."
"What are your special features for
New Year's?"
"That, of course, is our biggest day,
not only from the number of calls that
are made, but because wo work on New
Year's in a double capacity, not only de
livering cards for those who choose to
employ us, but leaving them in the
baskets hung outside of our patrons'
doors. We will have over a hundred
carriages calling this New Year's, and
we will have to supply them with gen
tlemen in dress suits. We will also have
a number of callers on foot, at half rates,
as some prefer these."
"What is the advantage of all this?"
"Why, it gives prestige to the ladies
called upon. If they can seem tc receive
so many c alls, although not entertaining,
they must he considered very desirable
people to know. See!"— Chicago Herald
SullWsn Knocked Out.
Portland, Dec. 27. —I.arry Sullivan.of
Astoria, was knocked out tonight in the
third round by Dave Campbell, of this
t46 North Spring St.
Furnishing; Goods.
We have made Extra Preparations
for Holiday Trade. On hand
Initiiil Handkerchiefs,
Popular Prices.
Number Both Doors.
The golden rule, "Do unto others as
you would have them do unto you," is
violated in a petty fashion in New York
which is intensely irritating. Many peo
ple when finishing their houses neglect
to put the numbers on properly, with
the result that strangers in search of a
particular residence wander up and
down the semi-lighted street cursing
volubly. This absolute neglect of the
law, however, is not as irritating as the
practice of painting the name on the
outer door and omitting it over the inner
door. Until 10 o"cloek the greater num
ber of storm doors stand open.
The light from the hall chandelier
illuminates the inner transom, but the
outer one is a dull blank, on which noth
ing can be read. You stare at what you
know are figures, finding yourself utterly
unable to distinguish them, and yon are
reduced to the ignominious course of
ringing the bell and asking what the
number is, which invariably produces
on the face of the servant who appears
an expression of a conviction not flatter
ing to your sobriety. Good Christian:;
tbere be who put the number on both
ivansoms—may their homes be exalted
aud their examples imitated!— New York
Free Talk With the Ladies
Of this city on matrimony, love, parent
age, etc., by Dr. M. Augusta Witherby.
Come and hear some facts that are new.
Y. M. C. A. Mall, January 2d, at 2 p.m.
J. R. Vogel, Prescription Druggist,
Graduate of Pharmacy, bus opened a first-class
drugstore at 339 West Fifth street. Park place.
All Brat-class goods in that line will lie sold at
liedroek prices.
At Hazard's Pavilion,
New Year's Eve, a fancy dress Skating carnival
takes place. Elegant sifts distributed. Exhibi
tion of fancy skating, fast races, etc. Ladies
admitted free to the gallery, gents] 88c.
A large stock of strictly hust-i i.aks ranges,
Something entirely new, possessing all modern
improvements, perfect in operation, economi
cal In fuel. Especially adapted for Ibis climate
—at very low prices. F.E.BROWN, 130 South
Our Home Brew.
Philadelphia Lager, fresh from the brewery,
on draught in ail tho principal saloons, de
livered promptly in bottles or kegs. Office
and Brewery, 238 Aliso street Telephone 01.
For Durability and Beauty,
House owner! should insist on having their
painters use only the Sherwin-W illiams paints,
for sale by P H. Mathews, cor. Second and
California Vinegar and Pickle Works,
Telephone No. 359,
Removed to 555 Banning street, opposite soap
factory, near Alameda and First streets, one
half block from electric light works.
Buttonhole boquets at the Violet florist Store,
235 South Spring street.
HEATH & MILLIGAN Prepared Paint at
Scriver & Quinn, 140 S. Main street.
DONAHUE-MVARTHY —On Christmas day,
Charles E. Donahue to Miss Jennie Mc-
Carthy. No cards.
NiMMEli—ln Yei'dugo, December 27, 18H0.
Annie, beloved daughter of Fred and Bertha
Nirnmcr, aged 21 yeara and ."> month!.
Friends and acquaintances are respectfully
invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Mon
day), at 2 o'clock p. m., from the residence of
her brother, ("has. J. Nimmer, 7!>7 New
Depot street. Interment, Evergreen Cem
w. ip. Mcintosh,
20 Acres in ORANGES, Peaches, Apricots and Raisin Grapes. Income, $2,500
annually. Water-right over 80 years old. Price, (600 per acre. Terms, one-third
cash; one-third in three years: one-third in six years. This is the best located
20 acres in the valley, and produces the best raisins and best Washington Navel
oranges of any place in California. The orange crop, 2.850 raisin trays, and 120
sweat boxes go with the land.
Also, 35 acres in old Walnuts, Peaches, Apricots, Plums and Oranges, with
oldest and besi water-right, and beautiful stream running through the land. This
place adjoins the City of Redlands on the east, and the cheapest on the maiket.
Price, $500 per acre ; easy terms.
Also, 10 acres of 5-year-old Washington Navels and Mission Olives. Trout pond,
holding 250,000 gallons. Pressure water and everything complete for $6600.
Also, 20 acres within one and one-half miles of the center of Redlands City, one
half of which is in Washington Navel and seedling orange trees. Several thousand
strawberry plants, small house and barn. Price, only $350 per acre; or will sell
10 acres at the same rate.
Also, 20 acres only two miles from center of City of Redlands, nearly all im
proved ; about one-half in orange trees 18 years old. Price, $400 per acre."
People familiar with the value of orange land will at once see that most of the
foregoing is offered for about one-half its present value, the owners being com
pelled to sell to protect their holdings.
The unimproved orange lands we sell on TEN (10) YEARS' TIME, only re
quiring 10 percent cash down, are selling and improving very fast. Buyers take
adyantage of the long time and low rate of interest, and spend their ready money
for trees and buildings.
The demand for MENTONE lands is increasing daily on account of the rapid rrowth made
by the w-ange trees, the pure water furnished, the superior water system, the fine flavor and
beautiful color of tha oranges on account of the high and dry altitude, aud the greater quantity
of fruit produced on account, that there are no h»avy winds to destroy the blossoms or younn
frolt. Mentoni' is conceded to grow the fini-st olives and strawberry guavas of any place known.
For further purtlculars, maps, etc., address or call on
12-io-im • Room" 0 and 7, No. 144 S. Main street, Los Angeles, Cal.
Now is the time to buy your return Presents.
In Gentlemen's Furnishings!
12 . 2a . 1m 100 'S. SPRING ST.
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Leading 1 v - y - ' ' Fashion I
Modistes. South Spring St. Leaders. I
TUiree Specialties in
$6.00, $8.00, $10.00, ;
$ 10.00. $12.00. $15.00. J
SjtF' Open evenings until i) o'clock, from now to January Ist.
Call on us before purchasing elsewhere. We will sell
Positively cheaper than any house in this city..
At extraordinary low prices.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Cloaks
As we are retiring from this line.
North. Spring St.
\ a / rr rffq r~\ ivi 235 &, 237
V V . I— - I » • I— V— * I>• y WEST rmt STREET,
Furrjitairc euicL Ceirpets.
Also the latest slvles in New Carpets and all kinds of Linoleums, Oilcloths, Portieres, Laic
Curtains, Shades and Curtain fixtures, Antique and Sixteenth Century Goods. All goOdii
guaranteed and sold aB represented. Moderate prices and courteous treatment.

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