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TO PROTECT STREETS.
An Ordinance About Their Being Torn Up. The Board of Public Works Considers the Matter. A Law That Appears to Be Well Prepared. The Streets to Be Protected from Care less Corporations—They Will Mot Be Torn to rieees and Left in That Shape. The board of public works met yester day afternoon and had a most lively dis cussion of an ordinance submitted by the superintendent of streets. This or dinance ia one of the utmost importance to tbe citizens of Loa Angelea, and will cause something of a wrangle, undoubt edly, when it ia presented before council on Monday. That some of the compa nies interested are exercised over it waa shown by the presence of Secretary Cline, of the Loa Angelea Lighting com pany, who protested against a number of the proviaiona of the propoaed ordi nance. He argued, among other thinga, that, after an 8 inch pipe had been laid, it would be impossible to tamp all the dirt taken out back into its place. Street Superintendent Hutchinson at once offered to bet $100 that no place could be found where the dirt, after paving, had not ahrunk enough to be tamped into place after auch an excavation. Aa an instance, he cited that he himaelf had seen a 12-inch electric-light pole planted six feet in the ground, and all the dirt replaced. The ordinance is of sufficient impor tance to be presented here in full. It rends aa follows: An ordinance regulating the tearing up of streets in the city of I.os Angeles. Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to tear up, excavate, open or remove any part of any atreet in the city of Loa Angelea until they have depoaited with the street superintendent a sum equal to 40 cents for each square foot of aurface in the case of paved or macadamized streets, a sum equal to 20 cents for each square foot of aurface in the case of graveled streets, and a sum equal to 10 cents for each aquare foot of aurface in the caae of streets which are neither paved, macadamized or graveled, ao opened or removed, aa set forth in a written request for permission to tear np, excavate, open or remove any part of any street, filed with the atreet super intendent. The deposit with the street superintendent shall be held by him aa a guarantee for the reatoration of aaid atreet or part thereof to aa good and perfect condition aa it existed before the excavation. No deposit shall be leaa than $1 on any permit. Sec. 2. The atreet euperintendent, on the receipt of the written requeat, shall iasue a permit or permits to excavate in the atreet or streets in accordance with said written request, and shall alaoopen and keep an account of aaid deposit, provided that he shall not include in any one permit more than one block of any Btreet and one atreet intersection. Sec. 3. Any peraon, firm or corpora tion excavating or tearing up the road bed of any paved atreet shall, upon the completion of any such excavation at once notify the street superintendent, who shall detail an inspector who shall see that the dirt ia properly tamped, and, in all excavations in which there are laid pine of not more than eight inches in diameter, that the contractor returns all dirt taken out of said exca vation. He shall be the sole judge aa to the length of time aaid excavation ahall be required to lie before the paving is replaced in uaid excavation, and ahall be preaent during the paving and Bhall require the base of all aaphalt or bituminous paving to be of first class cement concrete of not less than six (6) inchea in thickness when completed. Before the paving ia commenced the contractor ahall get from the atreet eu perintendent a written order allowing him to proceed with the work. Sec. 4. The work for which aaid ex cavation, tearing up or opening ia made shall be prosecuted with due diligence, and so as not to obstruct tbe street or the travel thereon more than is actually required to perform the work. Upon the favorable report of the inspector in charge, the street superintendent ahall return the money depoaited to the de poaitor. Sec. 5. In caae the work is not prose cuted with due diligence, or ao aa to ob struct the street and the travel thereon, or after the completion oi the work it is not accepted by the inspector in charge, the street superintendent ahall notify the peraon or persona to whom the per mit was issued, that the street has not been restored to aa good and perfect condition aa existed before said excava tion, and to perfect the aame within three days; aaid notice shall be in writing or printed, and ahall be served by delivery to the person or persons to whom the permit was issued; or if after search he or they cannot be found, and his or their residence or place of business is un known, or, if known, is outside of the city, said notice may be served by de posit in the postoffice in thia city, post age prepaid and addressed to aaid per son or persons, and directed to his or their residence or place of business, if known, and if not known, to the city. Sec. 6. A failure to make said restor ation within the time specified in the said notice, shall work a forfeiture to the city of Loa Angeles, of ao much of said deposit made with the street super intendent aa will be required to restore said atreet or part thereof to aa good and perfect condition as it existed before said excavation, and in caae of auch fail ure as aforesaid, the street superintend ent shall at once have the restoration made, and pay the coat thereof from the deposit made on account of that partic ular work, and after said restoration is so made and so paid for, the street superintendent shall return the balance of the said deposit to tbe depositor. In caae the reatoration of any excavation should coat more than the depoait with the atreet superintendent, be ahall make out a bill for the amount in excess of the depoait and preaent the aame to the party holding aaid permit, forcolleation. Sec. 7. Any person, firm or corpora tion furnishing gas or water from mains in the city of Loa Angeles, shall be re quired to take out all permits for all work on their reapective mains or ser vice connections therewith. No tunnel ing larger than 8-inch hole shall be per mitted in any street under any circum stances, other than under the car tracks of a street railroad occupying a part of THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER ,7, 1891. aaid atreet, and in case of an excavation at least 15 feet in depth, permita issued by tbe street superintendent are not transferable under any circumstances, and persons who allow other persona to excavate on their permit, shall forfeit auch deposit aa may have been made for auch excavation. Peraona using such per mita lay themselves liable to arrest. Sec. 8. It ahall be unlawful for any peraon, firm or corporation to lay any water or gas main or aervice pipe ex tending from any main running parallel to and Detween the linea of any street within the city, aewer drain or other conduit in any public street in the city of Loa Angelea leaa than two (2) feet be low the established grade of gutter of said street, without Bpecial permia aion from the council filed with the street superintendent, having been pre viously obtained in each caae. Holdera of permita are required to have lights placed on all excavations at night to warn persons of danger. Sec. 9. Any person, firm or corpora tion who shall open any atreet in the city of Los Angeles without having fully complied with the condition of this or dinance, or after the notice provided for in section 5, of this ordinance, shall fail to reßtore any street or part thereof to aa good and perfect condition aa it existed before the excavation, tearing up or opening thereof, or who shall violate any of the proviaiona of section 8, of thia or dinance, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not leaa than five nor more than three hundred dollara, or be impriaoned in the city jail not leas than five nor more than ninety daya, or Buffer both such fine and imprieonment. Sec. 10. Ordinance No. 344 (new se ries), and all other ordinances or reso lutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Sec. 11. The city clerk ahall certify to the passage of the ordinance and cause the same to be published five times in the Loa Angelea Times, and thereupon and thereafter it shall take effect and be in force. I hereby certify that the foregoing ordinance waa adopted by the council of the city of Loa Angelea at its meeting , A. D. 1891. The board then made the following recommendations: In the matter of the petition from Wendell Eaßton, No. 020, asking to be permitted to grade Wolfskill avenue by private contract, between Sixth and Seventh streets, recommend that the same be granted, provided that the whole of aaid street is included in the contract between Sixth and Seventh. In the matter of the petition from S. H. Tolhurat et al., to gravel, grade and curb Flower Btreet, between Twenty eighth street and the north line of Thir tieth street, by private contract, recom mend the same to be granted and the city attorney be inßtructed to present an ordinance granting them permiasion to grade under apecifications No. 5. We recommend that the city clerk notify the Pacific Railway company to cover up all their tracks not in daily uae on graded atreeta, with gravel. On petition No. 601, from J. R. Thack er et al., aeking that a cement aidewalk be ordered constructed on the west side of Grand avenue between Sixth and Ninth Btreets where the same is not laid, we recommend that the petition be granted and the city engineer be in structed to present the necessary ordi nance of intention, aaid sidewalk to be six feet wide. We recommend that the proposal of J. W. Pattillo to conatruct a cement aide walk on Twenty-fourth street between Main atreet and Grand avenue at 12.98 cents per square foot be accepted, and the accompanying resolution of award be adopted. We recommend that the bid of J. T. Davia to grade, curb and aewer Twenty eighth atreet between Main street and Grand avenue be accepted, and the ac companying resolution of award be adopted. We recommend that the propoaal of the Bituminous Lime Rock Paving and Improvement company to pave and aewer Figueroa street between Pico and Washington atreeta be accepted, and Testing the Baking Powders. Comparative Worth Illustrated, BY PROF. PETER COIXIER, late chemist in chief of the DEPARTMENT OF AGEICULTUKK, WASHINGTON, D. C. Pure Cream Tartar. ■■■■■■hiimimb boyal *-HfItMnBM9HHHH Contains Ammonia. Bp^|^p^pj»j»j»^BiiM»^ss«ss»a^a^a^iisiiii»M»^™™iiii"iiiin —* Alum and Ammonia. BMi™li^SS^BSSßlSßiSßSßSfcSßSßS«^a^raia»«a^^^^»«™«ai»i=»« Taylor's Spoon* BHLHLiLHLIHMHHHLiL^H Alum and Ammonia. ■■■■■■■ii^HHSiHSll^Mßli^lSi uoNAitni w * - (MraMIIBifIBHBMHsii^BBDHHI Alum aud Ammouij.tWsHslS^Blli™i^»"i^i^*Sll« haix. . t*..HMHHnanaH[ Alum and Ammonia. i^HHsi^iHHiliHailS^H calumet *.aaß|HiMnunHHH Contains AlumS 1 i™i^MßMSß»^k«BßOHMi^MMß»l^i^l^s^»»i hotel *.. ■■■■■■SHHHHHnBsfIHH Contains Alum. ■■i^rIMHBWHBBMBBBBWMaafiMKXrHbsWS tarn all's * ■■■HHHHBSHHsIHkIH Alum and Ammonia. IMis^HHsVBBiSMi^HaBSBUBsVBHBsBH hilk * Alum nnd Ammonia. HBi^k^sHliVHHHnlsn shepabd's * *.. HBnnnnnnoH Alum and Ammonia. ■■B^HSHnBWHSMSMBSItSBSnVXZSBRSBHfK bon don ■MnHßHraßßßßngragHn Contains Alum BaßHHnaHlSSKenHianraHaKHl forest city . * *. ■HHsHHHHHHHHHHH Alum ard Ammonia. ■sHasnKsWHUtBtHUI n iiura and Ammonite BBBBBBBBB^^ti«^T?«^i^!^ ckown ★ *.. ■BHMHBKI Alum nnd Ammonia. ■■HHBnHiTSnBHB .SILVER STAR..* *"HinBHHD| Alum and Ammonia. IiBaWk^HsnBSHBHi DODSON £ niJ.S * «snHH| Alum and Ammonia. ■■■■■ Above diagram was drawn and verified in all its details, by Prof. Peter Collier who is pre-eminent as a Chemist, and Scientist The illustration is made in accordance with his chemical tests of each brand enumerated. The Carbonic acid gas was calculated to get the leavening strength and the Qualitative analysis to ascertain the comparative wholesomeness, punty, and general usefulness of the leading Powders. The result of Prof. Colliers examination and test, reveals the fact, that, with but one exception, every brand tested contained either Ammonia or Alum, and a number both. Not one woman in ten thousand would use an Ammonia or Alum Baking Powder if she knew it. Such Powders not only undermine the health, but ammonia imparts a sallow or blotched complexion. Note. —Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder, as shown by Prof. Collier's examinations, is the only pure Cream Tartar Powder found free from adulter. fW, S the hip-hest in strength All authorities report Dr. Price's free from adulterant. The purity of this ideal Powder has never been questioned. * Indicates the Powder containing either Ammonia or Alum. ir ★ Indicates the Powder containing both Ammonia and Alum. While the diagram shows some of these Ammonia or Alum Powders to bo of higher strength than others classed below them, it must not be taken thaV tncy possess any value. All Ammonia or Alum powders ahould be avoided as daageroia, no matter how high their strength. that the accompanying resolution of award be adopted. In the matter of the proposal for pav ing and aewering Pearl street between Sixth and Pico streets, we refer the matter back to council without rec- On petition No. 568 of J. H. Kullmer et al., aeking that measures be taken to straighten Sixteenth atreet between Grand avenue and Figueroa street, be lieving after investigation that it would be impossible to accomplish the work at the present time, we recommend that the petition be filed. In the matter of the petition from John Osborne et al., No. 618, aaking that a cement sidewalk be constructed on Thirtieth street between Grand ave nue and Figueroa atreet, we recommend tbat the petition be granted and the city engineer be inatructed to present an ordinance of intention to have a side walk 5 feet wide laid on both sides of that portion of Thirtieth street. We recommend that petition No. 617 from Mrs. L. J. Bratt, relating to dispo sition of storm water, be referred to city engineer. In the matter of the petition from Mullen, Bluett & Co., No. 618, asking that First street between Broadway and Lob Angeles street be swept nightly, we recommend that said street be swept three times a week between Broadway and Main street, and that the street superintendent issue hia orders accord ingly. On petition No. 621, from J. N. Hewee et al., for grading, graveling and curbing with redwood, according to apecificationa 5, Burlington avenue, between Firat Btreet and Bellevue avenue, undor the bond provision of general street law, recommend that petition be granted and the city engineer be instructed to make nn estimate of the cost, and if the aame exceeds $2 per front foot on each side, to present the ordinance of intention ; we alao recommend that the contract be not entered into before the aaid specifi cations No. 5 are changed so as to re quire the rounding of curbs at street intersections. Recommend that petition No. 582, from D. Neuhart, for a franchiae to con struct underground conduits and mains for transmission of messages, etc., be referred to the committee of the whole. THE CHEMICAL ENGINES. They Are to Be Seen at Number Four's House. The two chemical engines for the city fire department arrived yesterday from Chicago, and are beautiea. They were taken to No. 4 engine house, and the boys act to work to thoroughly wash and brighten them up, while Engineer Stormer put the various parts together. Each of them ia provided with two fifty-gallon tanks, together with 200 feet of one-inch hose, roof cutters, plaster hooka, aplaah ladders, patent door open ers, besidea two four-gallon Babcock ex tinguishers. The great efficiency of these engines consists in smothering the fire by means of the gaeeß generated by the acid. The tanks are filled within 4 inchea of the top with Boda dissolved in water and muriatic acid in leaden jars, which are mixed by turning the tanke. This gen erates a power sufficient to throw a 60 to 70-foot stream. The engines were purchaaed through W. Y. T. Schenk, of San Franciaco, and coat about $2240 apiece. They were built by the Fire Extinguiaber Manufacturing company, of Chicago. Wm. E. Stormer has charge of them, which assures their success at the trial next week. They are stored for the preaent at No. 4 old engine houae opposite the plaza, where the public can ace theae additions to tbe department. Mlles's Nerve and liver Pills Act on a new principle—regulating the liver stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new discovery. Dr. Mlles's Fills speedily cure bil iousness, bad taste, torpid liver, piles, constipa tion. Dnequaled for men, women, children. Smallest mildest, surest! Fifty doses, 25 cts Samplesi /cc by all druggists. It's about time to call in that hat of yours and bny one of our II 50 stiff or soft hats in black or colors. Globe Clothing Co. THE RAILROADS. A Boston Santa Fe Man Talks Abont the Situation. The Road's Extension to San Francisco Probable. How the Southern Pacific Conductors Played the Train Agents. Mr James Walker and His Inspection of the Southern California Roads. Other Railroad Notes of Interest. Mr. James Walker, a confidential em ployee in the Boaton office of Vice-Preai dent Rhinehart of the Santa Fe, has been in Southern California for several daya on a pleaaure trip. Mr. Walker ia delighted with the country, and thinks that the prospects are excellent for the future business of the- Santa F<s system here. He haa thoroughly inapected all the company's linea and has made a thorough study of the whole aituation. He dismissed the kicking San Diegans in his conversation with the reporter by the interrogatory, "Why, they are bet ter off than they would be without a railroad, are they not?" He found San Diego a most beautiful place and, in fact, lias nothing but words of praise for the whole of Southern California. In reference to the Santa Fe'a build ing north, Mr. Walker spoke very guard edly. He said that the company was just getting firmly on ita feet, after a trying financial ordeal, and waa now about in condition to contemplate im provemente. A San Francisco termi nus would certainly be beneficial, and aa far aa business went, there seemed to be plenty for two roads; of late the Southern Pacific had had more business than it could well handle. Altogether, the impreasion received from Mr. Walker's conversation was that the northern extension of the line was very possible. TRAIN AGENTS. Many funny things have occurred in connection with the train-agent system introduced some months ago by the Southern Pacific, but the latest and best joke of all is just out, and it is on the company, says the San Francisco Call. As ia well known, the collectors were put on simply as "markers," and not as permanent men. 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Spring St., Wagner'a Kimberley. 10 11 lyr that he must hold his returns up to the collector's standard or quit. About three weeks azo four conductors were al lowed to resume their former duties after the manner described. They went to work and soon surprised the officers by turning in a great deal more cash on their respective runs than had been handed over by the collectors. The "agents," being new at the business, had never insisted on fare from chil dren, aud the wily conductors saw in this neglect an opportunity for proving to the company how it had been losing money under the "collector" system. Since the old order of things has been re-established there are numerous little scenes on the trains when some fond parent with eight or twelve children re fuses to pay for them, insisting that they are all under 5 years of age, and tbat "the other man didn't charge any thing." 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