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Ah Sing Convicted of Robbing
Dr. Tom She Bin.
Somewhat Peculiar Trustees
Fail to Secure a New Trial.
Cases on Trial Yesterday in the Va
• rions Tribunals.
■enforcing tho Rule—JopUn Gets Good
Sureties—Bur Yuen's Trial—New
Cases Filed.
The sentence of Ah Sing, recently con
victed of the robbery of Dr. Tom She
Bin in department six of the superior
court, was finally pronounced yesterday
morning by Judge McKinley, who gave
the defendant seven years at San Quen
tin, denying the motion for a new trial.
There were some rather sensational
developments in the attempts of counsel
for the defendant to secure a new trial,
in which A. A. Montano took quite a
prominent part. In an affidavit filed in
support of the motion for a new trial
Mr. Montano made some serious charges
against witnesses in the case on the part
of the prosecution. He was originally
assisting in the prosecution of the de
fendant, being employed by Dr. Tom
She Bin. He acted as counsel up to the
close of the preliminary examination of
the defendant, when his services were
dispensed with. Day before yesterday
he appeared iv the role of an affidavit
maker iv support of the defendant's at
tempts to secure a new trial. In his
affidavit he stated that Ah Yueng, who
was a witness for the prosecution, testi
fied falsely on the trial of the case in
the superior court, having told
him befoie just the opposite
to what he actually did testify. That
he afterwards met the witness, who told
him he could not help testifying as he
had done, and begged Montafio to say
nothing about the falsity of the testi
mony. He further states that he was
in the court room during the defend
ant's t rial and told H. H. Appel it was a
shame that lie should be convicted, as
he was confident it would be tne result
of a put up job.
In addition to Mr. Montano's affidavit,
there were several of a similar import
by Chinaman. When the case was
called yesterday the district attorney
presented counter affidavits by Dr. Tom
She Bin and others alleging the falsity
of the statements contained in the affi
Mr. Guthrie, of counsel for the de
fendant, commented upon the affidavits,
and in making his point that the defend
ant had been convicted upon perjured
testimony, hit Mr. Montafio several hard
raps. He believed that it was the duty
of an honorable attorney to have arisen
in court when he was satisfied that per
jury was being committed, or to have
told counsel about it.
Judge McKinley made no remarks
about the matter, simply denying the
motion for a new trial, and sentencing
him. An arrest of judgment was grant
ed to enable the supreme court to con
sider the points in the motion for a new
trial, and Ah Sing went back to the
county jail, where he will remain until
the court of last resort has passed upon
his case, whether it be in six months or
two years.
One of the continuance cases where
the county comes out first best, owing
to the rule adopted by the superior
judges, came up yesterday before Judge
Clark. Itwasin the case of Sweet vs.
Stewart, a suit for damages for non- de
livery of fruit trees as per contract. The
plaintiff was not ready, and no satisfac
tory reason for a continuance being
shown,the court compelled the payment
by plaintiff of the cost of continuance
and jury fees.
J. C. Joplin was brought before
United States Commissioner Van Dyke
yesterday upon a charge of obstructing
the passage over government land in
Bell's canon, Orange county. The com
missioner fixed his bond at $250, which
was given, the sureties being Tom Mott
of Los Angeles and James McFadden of
Santa Ana. The examination of •he
defendant was set for October 20th.
The commissioner also heard testi
mony in a charge brought against James t
Brown for perjury, committed at Win-'
Chester, San Diego county, in connection
with a land office filing. It developed
that there was a technical flaw in the
proceedings, and the defendant was dis
For a murder trial, that of Sur Yuen,
the Chinaman accused of murdering
Fong Dick at La Canada last April, is a
monotonous one, except, of course,,to
the defendant. Yesterday the case was
resumed, and testimony was taken dui
ingtheday, the witnesses going over
the details of the crime as heretofore
fully given in the public press. The
evidence is circumstantial, and many of
the witnesses are Chinese. The testi
mony is taken through an interpreter,
and it would take more than a Phila
delphia lawyer to size up the impression
made on the jury.
The principal witness yesterday was a
Chinese vegetable peddler, who called
at the house of the murdered man with
two other Chinamen, the morning after
the commission of the crime. They had
not seen the deceased, and went through
the house, discovering the dead body in
the little room where he slept. The de
fendant was there and assisted in the
search, betraying little emotion.
Another Chinaman was examined,
who testified that he said the deceased
had $300 a few days before the murder.
The prosecution has not yet concluded
its introduction of testimony, counsel
for the defense indulging in very search
ing cross-examinations.
Yesterday in department one a habeas
corpus proceeding was instituted, which
embraces an original manner of looking
at the responsibilites of drunkenness.
Ike Earnest was sentenced to thirty
days in the city jail for a plain drunk,
and insists, through counsel, that the
punishment does not fit the crime. He
was found drunk on Main street and
run in by the police. Since hia incar
ceration he has been relegated to the
chain gang. He claims that under the
ordinance he is illegally restrained of
his liberty, holding that although
drunk, that he was neither a nuisance
nor disturbing anybody's peace. The
court continued the hearing until the
24th inst.
The examination of Baker, charged
with attempting to swindle old man
Green in the matter of a loan on real
eßtate, was again before Justice Stanton
yesterday and was virtually closed, al
though the decision of the court was re
served until this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The defense decided to put in no tes
timony,and while no decision has been
made by the court, it is generally re
garded as certain that the defendant
will be held to answer, and will make
his defense before the superior court.
Old man Seidlinger, from Monte
Vista, found a friend yesterday who
proved a friend in deed. Seidlinger is
under arrest charged with picking
grapes from land for which he was car
ing but which had been subsequently
Bold, after his arrangement with the
original owner. He had no money and
went to jail. Yesterday Asa Rowley
went on bis bond for $20, and gave the
old man $1.50 for expenses until his
trial today.
In department three Judge Wade
granted the application of the First
Presbyterian church of Newhall to mort
gage its property.
The case of Banbury et al. vs. Pierce
et al. was on trial before Judge Wade
yesterday. It is a suit over the enforce
ment of a contract for land at Pasadena.
In the case of Haynes vs. Blackman, a
foreclosure suit for $1250, judgment waß
rendered by Judge Shaw.
An appeal case from Justice Rankin's
court in San Antonio township, Goetz
man vs. Smith, was beard by Judge
Shaw yesterday, and judgment for the
defendant by default was rendered.
Woo Chung, one ot Wong Ark's bonds
men, charged with perjury, wasyesterday
discharged by Judge McKinley, on the
ground of the nature of the evidence
against him, it being secondary.
The original information against C M.
Pearley, who is charged with presenting
a false message to be sent by telegraph,
proving defective, it was yesterday dis
missed by Judge McKinley, and a new
one filed, under which the defendant
will be arraigned today.
Antonio Pirri, a ten-year-old boy, was
sent to Whittier by Judge McKinley
yesterday as an incorrigible, for three
years. He is a newsboy, and his par
ents claim that he is always away from
home at night.
Judge Smith having found that the
perjury cases against Ah Tet and others
had been improperly set, yesterday fixed
today for them to plead.
In the case of Jappe vs. Jappe, a suit
to quiet title, Judge Van Dyke yester
day settled the dispute as to community
property by awarding the plaintiff eight
ninths and the defendant one-ninth.
Mrs. Julia Weyse was yesterday ap
pointed guardian ad litem by Judge Van
Dyke of children in the Weyse family,
affected by the case of Weyse vs. Weyse.
George S. Patton et al. instituted suit
against the Los Angeles and Pacific rail
road company for $6000 damages, al
leging that they were suffered by the ac
tion of the road iv making excavations
through their land for the railroad,
without authority or right of way hav
ing been granted.
Frank C. Webb and E. J. Stanbury
began a suit upon a judgment for
$3088.9(5, obtained in Wisconsin against
the defendant.
A suit to quiet tho title to certain land
was begun by M. H, Lordon vs. R. W.
Mrs. Margaret B. Narbonne petitions
for appointment aa guardian of her son,
Gardner Narbonne.
Business Transacted at Yesterday's
Session of the Board.
The board of supervisors . met yester
day and transacted considerable routine
J. L. Bates, the contractor for the
county hospital, was authorized to be
paid $1350 on hia contract.
The board authorized the employment
of an additional night watchman for tbe
court house at a salary of $35 per
The following bidß for a new ward at
the county hospital were opened and
taken under advisement: Frank Glen
cross, $9494; McKillican& Morris.s9Boo;
J. L. Bates, $8862.50; A. Swenson,s773o;
E. C. Shiplev, $7975, except plumbing;
W. A. Stratton, $8924, no check; J. H.
Griffin, $9122, no check.
Supervisors Davis and Forrester were
appointed a committee to investigate
and take action relative to the protec
tion of the county farm from overflow
by the old San Gabriel river.
The board adjourned until next Mon
day, when the tax levy will be made.
Tourist sleeping cars, Los Angeles to
Toronto, Canada, without change by the
Santa F6 route.
People Who Yesterday Secured Per
missions to Wed.
Marriage licenses were yesterday
granted to the following named per
sons :
E. P. Johnson, Jr., aged 22, and Flor
ence Perry, aged 20, of Los Angeles.
Louis Wolf, aged 23, and Baisy Ed
wards, aged 18, of Los Angeles.
John Carson, aged 36, of Redlands,
and Mary E. Moran, aged 32, of Los An
Andrew F. Snell, aged 33, and Annie
Rose Webster, aged 24, of Long Beach.
F. A. Marshall, aged 29, and Alice C.
Eaton, aged 29, of Lamanda Park.
George D. Smith, aged 25, and Olivia
L. Knight, aged 17, of Los Angeles.
C. M. Whitaker, aged 24, of Monrovia,
and Emma Mushrush, aged 24, of Pasa
A Druggist Surprised.
J. G. Bone, a druggist at Dunmore,
Pa., says be has never sold a medicine
that gave such universal satisfaction as
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy, and that the large de
mand for it has been a great surprise to
him. It is sold here by C. F. Heinze
man, 222 North Main, Druggist.
Chicago has a train of steel cars.
fPO Baking
Used in Millions of Homes— 40 Years tbe Standard.
President Manvel of the Santa
Fe Arrives.
He Enters a General Denial of
Road Building Reports.
Southern California, He Thinks is
• Remarkably Prosperous.
No Line ISelng Planned to San Fran
cisco—The Points of a Talk With
the Santa Fe's President.
News Notes.
Santa Fe affairs must be couleur de
rose. Never was President Manvel so
affable to newspaper men as yesterday.
As a rule this important railroad per
sonage, when approached by a reporter,
is about as talkative and amiable aB a
frozen clam. He, like all railroadmen,
never tells anything of importance, it is
true; but as the people like to read
what such personages say, and then
guess at whether they are telling the
truth or the reverse, their utterances
have to be chronicled.
M. Manvel arrived from San Francisco
yesterday afternoon, and went at once
to the general .office of the company,
where he was awaited by a Jot of local
railroad officials. First was James
Campbell, presidentof the Santa Monica
Wharf and Terminal railroad company,
which proposes to build fiom Inglewood
to Santa Monica. Mr. Campbell stag
gered under the weight of maps, plans
and right oi way deeds he carried, but
his face was illumined by a smile of tri
umph when he came out from his talk
with the Santa F6 "magnet."
Mr. James McFadden, the owner of
the Santa Ana, Newport and Sunday
Observance railroad, was next. Mr.
McFadden had a map of his road drawn
on the back of a copy of the ten com
mandments. He talked with the mag
net for another hour, while an official
of the Terminal railroad cooled his heels
in the ante room waiting his turn.
Colonel Gassen, of San Diego, also did
some anteing in that ante room. The
colonel had the San Diego Pacific Beach
road in his pocket. From the way all
these gentlemen looked when they came
out after their talk with Mr. Manvel, it
is fair to presume that they sold their
roads, if such was their object.
In answer to the reporter's catechism,
Mr. Manvel said that he had not received
any propositions from San Francisco
people about building to that city; no
sir, he had no surveyors locating a road
to the north; no sir, he did not contem
plate building a road to the north; no
sir, there was nothing in all the reports
to the contrary, no sir.
No, sir; he did not intend to build
any extensions of his system in South
ern California. Temescal mines? Well,
he was going there; if he could see tin
enough he might build the spur. He
did not know what he would do about
the Temecula canon route. It would
not do to rebuild it where it had been,
and the company had no money with
which to reconstruct it; he would look
the matter over while here and decide.
The money market is very tight. No
matter how good securities are, it is
almost impossible to sell them. South
ern California seems to be better off
financially than any other part of the
country. He is very well satisfied with
the business done by the local roads
during the past year. The prospect for
business is excellent.
About the proposed lino to Santa
Monica|he knew nothing more than that
there was such a scheme. He would
look into it while here, but had come to
no decision as yet.
That is about what the gentleman
said. There are some people who will
think he did not mean all of it, particu
larly about the plan to build north.
A Phillips excursion arrived yester
day, in charge of C. W. Canty. The
party came via the Chicago, Rock
Island and Facific, the Denver and Rio
Grande and the Southern Pacific roads.
Its personnel is as tolrows:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dows, Boston;
Grace Clewell, Cleveland, 0.; O. F.
Payne, Boston; Mrs. E. Nevins, Miss
Nevins, Frankfort, Kan.; Mrs. J. N.
Parge, Lynn, Mass.; Mrs. S K. Chase,
Miss Eva Chase, Miss Essie Chase, Mrs.
S. A. Nickerson, Ina Nickerson, Flor
ence Nickerson, Bridgeport, Conn.; W.
C. James, J. J. Gurney, A.C. Williams,
Boston; Miss Ida Williams, Belle Mur
rey, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dyer,
Miss Mary King, Mrs. J. H. Morgan,
Cohassett, Mass.; Mrs. J. L. Whitmore,
Miss A. Whitmore, Portland, Me.; J. A.
Hale, Pottsdam, N. V.: Florence Chris
tie, Mrs. E. Christie, Boston; A. Mil
ler, Beatrice, Neb.; Mrs. M. A. Murry,
Georgetown, O,; Mrs. J. J. Kocber,
Syracuse, N. V.; Miss Anne Bick, Miss
C. Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Mathew John
son, N. Nelson, New York city; E. L.
Hutchinson, Chicago; Mrs.F. D. Crafts,
Manchester, N. H.; Mr. and Mrs. Had
eler, Boston; E. Hennury, New York;
J. W. Burns, Oshkosh, Wis.; Mrs. C.
Chambers, Miss A. Chambers, Miss
Bessie O'Brien, Mrs. Fred Lockhart,
Windsor, N. S.; Mrs. William McCul
lon, Harry O. Ray, Annapolis, N. S.;
Mrs. Chas. Nuthin, Stratford, Out.:
Miss S. J. Garretson, Anderson, Ind.;
D. W. Morgan, Butler, Ind.; R.
T. Buchanan, Logausport, N. V.;
M. L. Faulkner, Albany, N.
V.; W. R. Shaw, Moline, 111.;
James Monroe, F. H. Bishop, Charles
Waterman, H. Harvey, New Haven,
Conn.; Mrs. J. H. Yieakey, Freeman,
Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Wingate, New
York City; Mrs. J. H. Mauton, Boston;
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Horton, Jamestown,
New York; G. L. Harding, Kansas City,
Mo.; A. E. Golden, Joliet, IU.; F. L.
Sawyer, Lawrence, Mass.; S. M, Stone,
Watertown, Mass.; J. G. Barrett, Ba
lem, Mass.; Mrs. L. O. Wheeler,
Charlestown, Vt.; Mra. F. D. Varrum,
lona, Mich.; Mrs. and Miss A. Hale,
Boston; Mrs. W. E. Barnes, Milwaukee,
Wis.; Miss J. Christinson,, Miss S.
Holman, Miss C. Huess, A. Lautz, New
York; W. W. Lewis, Syracuse, N. V.;
Thoß. Nyessin, W. Olmstead, Chicago;
F. L Christie, Boston ; Hattie Toal, St.
Stephens, N. B.; H. W. Davison, Kan
sas City, Kas.; Geo. W. Weeks, China,
Me.; Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Young, Mem
phis, Mo.; Mrs. M. C. Swift, Hamburg,
Iowa; Mrs. Geo. Bremen, Davenport,
Iowa; Miss Florence Royce, Brushtown,
N. V.; Mrs. J. Evans, Springfield,
Mass.; Mrs. A. Judson, Bridgeport,
A Santa Fe excursion arrived also yes
terday in six days from Boston. The list
is as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Wheelock, Mrs. E.
S. Higgins, Mr. aud Mrs. G. H. Fuller
ton and son, Mrs. E. T. Brooks, Miss H.
Brooks, Mrs. Anna Foster, Mrs. Ella
Rumney, Mrs. Annie Durene, Boston,
Mass.; O. W. Kimball and family, Miss
Mabel Kimball, Lewiston, Me.; John
Varley, Miss Mary Varley, Bangor, Me.;
J. W. Dean, Orange, Cal.; Miss Louie
Dean, Emerald Grove, Wis.; Miss Nettie
Bauman,Watertown,Wis.; Mr. and Mrs.
H. F. Linsel, Mr. and Mrs
Frank Longstreet, Chicago; Mr. and
Mrs. W J. Bates, Omaha; Mr.
and Mrs. James Baynes, Coates
ville. Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gibson,
Englewood, 111.; Thomas Cross, Clarks
ville, Term.; P. W. Upshaw, Atlanta,
Ga.; August Brentano, B. Brandt, New
York city: A. Mulhern. Cleveland,
Ohio; A. P. Pease, W.S. Tough, Kansas
City, Mo.; George F. Rogerson, Evanß
ton, 111.; Frank Fuller, Galeebttrg, 111.;
Miss Mary Fuller, Galesburg, 111.; Mr.
and Mrs. George H. Parker, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Stanton, Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Bremer, St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. S. A.
Bidleton, Lansing, Mich.
C. W. Parker was the excursion agent
in charge.
H. S. Cobb and party, from Minne
apolis, arrived yesterday in a special
car for the winter.
Five carloads of tourists and immi
grants arrived yesterday, making about
100 newcomers.
The United States geological survey
party arrived at Flagstaff yesterday, on
their way to the Grand canon.
Colonel E. E. Hewitt, of the Southern
Pacific railroad, is in Santa Ana today,
Bays the Blade, of that city. There is
no doubt that the object of his visit is
to make the arrangements for the mov
ing of the old Southern Pacific depot or
building a new one on Fourth street.
It is the rumor that a new passenger
station will be built. Since the street
cars fail to connect with the old depot it
is to be hoped that Fourth Btreet will
soon be graced with a nice bran new
depot. VVhat's the matter with an ar
cade union depot, combining the Santa
FA, Southern Pacific, Newport and Santa
Ana, and the Terminal roads ?
The state board of railroad commis
sioners held a meeting yesterday, says
Tuesday's Chronicle. The most inter
esting point in the proceedings was that
in relation to the complaint of R. G.
Sneath, of the Consumers' Ice company,
relative to the high rates on ice. The
railroad people denied, in a long answer
to Mr. Sneath's complaint, that its rates
oi transportation were prohibitory of an
enormous demand on the local com
panies for ice for use in the warm val
leys of the state or elsewhere, or that
such demand exists or would exist, were
it not for the transportation company's
present rates on the cold commodity.
It denies that its schedule rates are ten
times the rates of roads leading from the
great lakes in the east to various interior
points, or at all in excess of such rates,
after making proper allowance for the
additional cost of service to the defend
ant ovpr the cost of similar service in
the east. It avers that its rates are
reasonable and just.
With regard to the report that the
taking off of a brakeman from the South
ern Pacific train caused the recent acci
dent at Tehachapi, General Superinten
dent J. A. Fillmore has said had there
been fifty brakemen on the train they
could not have prevented the disaster, it
being the fault of the engineer and of
the men who should have seen to it that
proper signals were placed along the
track in the rear.
A new overland freight tariff, pre
pared by the Transcontinental associa
tion, went into effect on Monday.
Changes are made in the east-bound
rates as follows: On dried fruits in car
load lots the rates to all points is re
duced from $1.55 to $1.50 per hundred
pounds. On tea and tea dust the less
than carload rate to the Missouri river
has been reduced from $3 to $1. On bul
lion, released at $190 valuation a ton,
the rate to New York haß been fixed at
$1.20. On dried peas the rate has been
made $1.10 to all points, and on tank
material a new rate of 55 cents to the
Missouri river has been put upon the
Up to yesterday the green fruit ship
ments of the Southern Pacific company
to the east for the season were 2430 car
loads, as against 2050 up to the same
date last year.
A great rush of raisin shipments to
the east is now expected by the railroad
people, as the result of the reduction of
$10 a carload in rates, which went into
effect yesteiday. Raisins have been
held back awaiting the reduction.
The Shaw surveying party, of the
Peninsular railroad force, is going ahead
more rapidly than at first, says the San
Diego Sun. The two most formidable
canons have been passed, and the sur
vey line is now headed directly south
east. This morning the advance camp
was pitched seventy-two kilometers, or
about forty-six miles southeast of Tia
Juana. The track layers and teamsters
sent down last Friday to San Quintin
arrived safely and all are at work.
A Southern Pacific official yesterday
told a Herald reporter that ex-Chief
Auditor A. D. W. McCullough, of the
Southern Pacific, who is supposed to
have suicided on Monday in San Fran
cisco, was far from ill treated by Con
troller Lansing. On the contrary, for
five years Mr. McCullough held a sine
cure in the company's service simply
through the charitable feeling of the
controller towards him, and during
which time Mr. McCullough's work was
only nominal.
Pullman palace drawing room sleep
ing cars and Pullman tourist sleeping
cars, Los Angeles to Chicago, daily
without change, by Santa F6 route.
Retired for a Season.
Sister Mary, wbo has for cix years
devoted her life to the management of
St. Paul's hospital, finds that her health
is giving way and that she must take a
long rest to recuperate her powers. Sis
ter Mary has been a most hard-working
and indefatigable woman, and since the
trustees of the hospital, by the aid of
the liberal people of Los Angeles, have
secured a home of their own, her energy
in its management has known no
bounds. She will now retire for an in
definite time. Wherever she may go
she will carry with her the hearts of all
who know her. For the sake of sweet
charity and humanity she has devoted
the labors of her life, and ber tender na
ture made her particularly successful in
caring for tbe sick. May rest restore
her to strength and health, and may she
feel that when she is herself again Log
Angeles is still her own peculiar field.
Notes Gathered at the Chamber of
The chamber of commerce exhibit
continues to prove of interest to large
crowds. The display will now compare
favorably with any of the special fairs
held here, and its excellence is com
mented on every day by eastern visitors
and people from the northern part of
the state.
Superintendent Frank Wiggins will
return from Ventura county today.
The secretary reports a great demand
for printed matter, and the pamphlet
now in press is being rushed through.
It will be ready for distribution about
October Ist.
The list of members recently gotten
out is being distributed. It is in de
mand as a reference book.
Exhibits were yesterday received from
the following: J. G. Denman, Norwalk,
crook neck squash, Sekel, Bartlett and
Winter Nellie pears, Permain, yellow
Newton pippin, Bellflower and Rhode
Island greening apples, Smock and Sel
way peaches, French prunes, Kelsey Ja
pan plums, Kentucky red stripe and fall
pippin apples; D. D. Johnston, Nor
walk, dried figs, prunes, peaches, dried
apricots, Bellflower apples and quinces;
li. P. Sanford, Artesia, Jonathan ap
ples, orange quinces, Bartlett pears,Kel
sey Japan plums, French prunes, Bur
bank Early Rose, Rural Blush and New
York potatoes, Yellow Danver, White,
Early Red, and Barletta ouions, turnip
beets, sunflowers, pie melons, corn in
stalk and carrots; Stiles Wooden, Ar
tesia, early red onions; James C. Dunn,
Long Beach, sun dried Smyrna figs,
Muscat grapes and Crawford peaches;
John W. Francis, Pico Heights, limb of
coral tree; Chas. Foster, Burbank, Kel
sey Japan plums from three-year-old
trees; I. Bayer, Palms, yellow corn,
Newton pippins and Rhode Island green
ing apples; Mrs. S. Keller, Vernon,
Flaming Tokay grapes, potatoes; Mr.
Henck, Vernon, Heath cling peaches,
raspberries and quinces : Mrs. Moore,
Vernon, limes; Mrs. Thompson, Ver
non, blackberries and corn; James
Mackenzie, Vernon, figs and flowers ; F.
Furlong, Vernon, Chinese squash, white
cucumbers and large gourds; Hugh
Rule, Steele ranch, watermelons; 8.
Richardson, Alhambra, pomegranates:
J. Hoberth, Ojai, seedling lemons and
almonds; C. Thompson, Ojai, Black
Prince, Black Hamburg and Zinfandel
grapes; T. J. Robinson, Ojai, Tokay
grapes and barley; G. T. Brown, Azusa,
George IV. and lemon cling peaches.
The Record Not Broken for Forty
W. T. Popper, of the Soldiers' home,
writes as follows about fast steamboats:
Editors Herald: I hear it frequently
said that the recent performances of Mr.
Will Hearst's new steam yacht Vamose
was really wonderful! While it must
be admitted that great progress has been
made within the last two or three de
cades in the building of vessels and ma
chinery, the writer does not hesitate to
assert that nothing has been gained in
special instances in the way of speed for
, forty years.
In support of my assertion, which will
probably strike the reader of this gener
ation as being the output of a truly good
Chicago man, reference is made to the
fact that twenty years ago the Robert E.
Lee covered the distance between New
Orleans and Red Church, a distance of
twenty-five miles, against a current
twice as strong as that of the Hudson
river below Albany, in one hour's time.
The steamer J. M. White performed the
same feat ten years before, imitating the
example of the Peytona, under Captain
ThalcroßS, set more than ten years pre
viously—in 1848, I think.
As these facts are matters of record,
within easy access of your New Orleans
exchanges, it is hoped they will Bee that
the laurels won by old Mississippi boat
men, now lying at their last anchorage,
are kept green.
When the best makes of pianos and
organs can be purchased on the install
ment plan as cheap as for cash, there is
little reason for not having one. The
Day & Fisher Music Company, 106
North Spring street, is the only bouse
in Southern California that is able to
make such an offer.
A pound of phosphorus is sufficient to
tip 1,000,000 matches.
Will Be Given Away.
All of our leading druggists are givil g
away a large number of trial bottles of
Dr. Miles' celebrated Restorative Nervine.
They guarantee it to cure headache, dizziness,
nervous prostration, sleeplessness, the ill effects
of spiritß, tobacco, coffee, etc. Druggists say It
is the greatest seller they ever knew, and is
universally satisfactory. They also guaran cc
Dr. Miles' New Heart Cure in all cases of ner
vous or organic heart dlseate, palpitation,
pain in side, smothering, etc. Fine book on
"Nervous and Heart Diseases" free.
Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint.
Is it not worth the small price of 75c to free
yourself of every symptom of theeo distressing
complaints? If you think so call at our store
and get a bottle of Shiloh's Vitalizer, every bot
tle has a print d guarantee on it; use accord
ingly, and if it does you no good it will cost
you nothing. Bold wholesale by Haas, Baruch
& Co., and all tetail druggists.
A sewing-machine works twelve times
as fast as the hand.
To the Public.
We advertise at present for a firm
whose preparations have proven, in our
own family, all they claim to be. We
refer to Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. We stand up
for this medicine because we have
tested it. This is not an advertisement
for the medicine, it is simply our testi
mony regarding it after a fair trial.
—Hbuntzalle (Pa.) Observer. For s ale
by C. F. Heinzeman, 222 North Main,
Cleveland, Fort Woith and Decatur
unions will build halls.
Miles's Nerve and Liver Pills
Act on a new principle—regulating the liver
stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new
dlrcovery. Dr. Miles's Pills speedily cure bll
lonsness, bad taste, torpid liver, plies, constipa
tion. Unequaled for men, women, children.
Smallest mildest, surest! Fifty doses, 25 cts
Samplesi .cc by all druggists.
Pickles! Pickles! Pickles!
Cal. Vinegar Works, 555 Banning street, op
posite soap factory, near Alameda and First
streets one-half block from electric light works,
pays ttie highest price for cucumbers.
Booty A Co., merchandise brokers and fire
insurance agents, hive removed their office
from 201 North Los Angeles street to 212 North
Los Angeles street, in same building with Long.
Whitney & Co. '
M. H. Gustin, Harness, Saddlery.
Whips, etc. 100 N. Broadway at.
White Rose flour can be had at Jcvne'B.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
So says Jenness-Miller, the famous
lecturer and writer on dress reform
and physical culture, and a celebrated
writer in a medical journal says: "Face
powders and toilet preparations have a
legitimate use in the toilette of every
woman and a use properly made need!
not any more than the proper use of a
perfume displease any one, while it
cannot be denied that they add to they
personal beauty and attractiveness and
give to the wearer an expression that
can be interpreted by any practical ob
server to mean that this woman is neat
sklf. In the use of toilet preparations
it is easy to distinguish the well-bred
from the vulgar," Another well-known
authority, Dr. Arthur Dean Bevan,
professor of anatomy in the Rush Med
ical College and P. A. surgeon U. S. M.
H, S., writes without reserve on a
kindred subject. What he says:
Chicago, Jan. 31, 1888.
W. M. Wisdom—Dear Sir: As yon
requested, I have examined the formula
of your toilet preparation called Rober
tine. I can assure you that the ingred
ients are both bland and harmless, and
that the compound would form an
excellent application in irritated con
ditions of the skin.
Society ladies and noted artistes
throughout the United States unhesi
tatingly pronounce Robertine the "per
fection" in a toilet article. Once tried
always used—such is its history.
F. W. BRAUN & CQ.,
Wholesale Agents,
Los Angeles, Cal.
[ - ■
• ant and auditor, fellow of the American
Association of Public Accountants.
CAWTAL **i Mf~BXraißt *ifc SI
— & lJlL ll ' t * Iff
* mcmspiMv Iran: itsjq; S j biff
Books opened and adapted to special require
ments, investigation and adjustment of
books or complicated accounts. New books
opened, .kept and balance sheets prepared.
Office, 218 NORTH MAIN ST., Los Angelea
12-29-1 yr
f. i «H t v "SANATIVO," the
Wonderful Spanish
S «l Written Guarantee.
Tl.-, XW cure all Nervous Dhi-
eases, such Weak
Po wor, 11 efldache,
jfvJ£*J&w%M hood. Nervousness, Las
„ .■ sltude. all drains and
Before Sl After Use. i oss of power of tbe
Photographed from life. Generative Organs, m
h i mi■■■■■wiiJ either sex, caused by
over-exertion, youthful ludescreUons, or the excesslTe
use of tobacco, opium, or stimulants, which ultlmsterjr
lead to Infirmity, Consumption and Insanity. Put up
In convenient form to carry in the vest pocket Price
(1 a package, or 6 for t5. With every S5 order we atre
a written Guarantee to cure or refund tho
money. Sent by mall to any address. Circular free.
Mention this paper. Address,
MADRID CHEMICAL CO., Branch Office for tj. 8. A.
358 Dearborn Street. CHICAGO. ILL.
n. Germain, Druggist, 123 So. Spring St.
' in Los Angeles, situated I>4 miles from.
University, on east side of Western avenue, one
half mile south of the Santa Monica R. R., and
known as Slaughter Place. Fine large barn,
40x50,and two steries high; house 7 rooms;
flowing well and also flne windmill and tank;
700 bearing apricot trees— crop sold for $2400
last year; 100 bearing pear trees; 18 orange
trees; 50 peach trees; 100 apple trees; 200
trees bearing other deciduous fruit; 2 acres ram
grove and 4 acres of pasture. Must be sold on
account of illness within the next tiO days.
Price, 115,000. Apply to D. NKUHART, 151
S. Broadway, or FRANK SLAUGHTER, on the
premises. Terms to suit. 92 2m
ramona mm,
Los Angeles county,"Cal., a branch of the Con
vent of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Oakland,
1 his institution, conducted by the Sisters ot
the Holy Names, occup'es one of the moat
picturesque sites in San Gabriel valley. It baa
features of excellence that specially recom
mend it to public patronage. The course of
study embraces the various branches of a solid,
useful and ornamental education.
For particulars, apply to the
Fine Cabinet Pi otographs a specialty. Guar
anteed first-class or no charge.
We excell in babies' photographs. For the
best results the forenoon is preferred.
4-19-6 m Between Main and Spring.
Los Angeles Pawn Broker,
Opposite tho Western Union Telegraph Office.
L. B. COHN, Prop.
Money advanced on personal property ot
every description.
Bargains in unredeemed pledges. 99 3m

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