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THE CITRUS FAIR. Preparations for the Coming Orange .Display. Where It Will Differ From Pre ceding Fairs. • A Striking Plan for Decorating the Pavilion. The Committees In Charge—Applications for Space Received — Some of the Proposed Dis plays. The citrus fair of Southern California will open at Hazard's pavilion March 3d. Four years ago the legislature of the state appropriated the sum of $10, --©OO for four citrus fairs, two in the north and two in tbe south, the money io be used for premiums only. The last session of the legislature renewed the appropriation for another two years. ■The citrus fair of the north for this year lias already been held. It took place at Auburn, and teems to have given a good <3eal of satisfaction to the northern growers. The fact thst they do not pro dnce one-fifteen hundredth part of the entire crop does not deter them from an anxiety to make a fine display of what they do have to show. The citrus fair which was held in 1890 was a success financially to the extent ol making something in the neighbor hood of $2000, which money is now being reserved for the Southern Califor nia citrus exhibit at the World's Fair. At this fair only about twelve different localities were represented, mainly owing to the fact that the work of the organization began at too late a date. It was, however, a very novel and beauti ful spectacle, and was attended by some 25,000 people. The fair last year was under the man agement of an able committee, consist ing of E. W. Jones, C. M. Wells and Supervisor J, W. Cook; H. Jay Han chette served as superintendent. The work of organization began early and as a result twenty localities took part. De signs of striking size and magnificence were erected and a large amount of fruit displayed thereon. The attendance was much larger than in the preceding year, a total of $8000 being taken in at the door. The attendance at the fair last year is estimated at some 40,000. The hotels were filled to overflowing with touriets attracted from all portions of the state and from the east by the information that the fair was in progress; local travel Vwas very large, as the crowded condition cf the trains showed. At the present time the prospect ap pears to be that the fair of '92 will be ■quite as striking a success as any of its predecessors, and though it still lacks nearly half a month of the opening of the fair, more localities have already de manded space for exhibits than were laat year ready to display when the fair opened. Two counties, which last year stayed out of the display, are this year to be included with displays of special excel lence*. These are Orange and Ventura. ' Riverside, which last year took no part in the fair, proposes to come forward this time with a very handsome display. The citrns fair management this year ia in the hands of an executive com mit- tee consisting entirely of fruit growers, only one of whom, namely, Mr. E. F. C. Klokke, ia a resident of Los Angeles. The others are E. W. Holmea of Biver aide, chairman of the committee, who ie at once well known as a citrus fruit grower and a journalist; George W. Ford, a veteran citrus and walnut grower of Orange county; F.J. Smith, one of the best known and most active oi Pomona's young men, and John Scott, horticultural commissioner of the connty. Mr. Scott hails from Duarte. and lias had an active hand in enter prises of this sort. The same may be eaid of all the membera of the commit tee. Mr. Klokke, who is chairman oi the committee on decorations, served in a like capacity once in Chicago, on a notable occasion, namely, that of the reception given to General Grant on his retnrn from hia tour around the world. There waa last year a good deal of complaint among the fruit growers that the legitimate interests of the fair, namely, the giving of premiums for the display of citrua fruita, and the judging between the specimens displayed as to their standard of excellence, waa in a measure subordinatad to tbe building of elaborate designs with the view ol striking the public with wonder. Every possible effort will be made this year "to obviate this objection. Hazard's pavilion will be decorated on a scale of magnificence never before attempted. All the vast dome of the building will be covered with a fret work of wire netting, interlaced with ivy and oranges securely fastened in place. Down the middle of the dome will ran a row of incandescent elertric lamps. At the front end of the build ing, over the stage, a huge arch will be constructed of iron, wire and cloth covered with palms, ivy and other ever greens. In this, several hundred elec tric incandescent lamps will glitter, and the vast arch of green will be lighted np by splashes of orange color in de signs wrought out in the living fruit. The pillars will be covered with cloth and vines, and the galleries featooned with vines and foliage. For the purpose of decorating the ball, some 8000 or 10,000 square yards ot wire netting, aome thousand yards of cloth and several tons of ivy and foliage will be required. The queaiion of the colore to be used in decorating waa submitted some time ago to Mr. Charles H. Ward, of the firm of Marshall, Field & Co., of Chi cago, who returned answer that the only Bui table colors to be uaed at a cit rus fair were the light and dark greena which appear in the foliage of the citrus trees, and the colors of the Grange and lemon, and no other colors except those will be allowed in the building. Wherever other colors occur iv the in terior of the building they will be cov ered up. Thua, when the work of dec orating ia completed the interior oi Haz ard's pavilion will be one vaßt bower of green, lighted up here and there by the colore of the live fruit, and brilliantly illuminated with many hundred electric lights. Tbe executive committee meets next Tuesday to consider the matter of allot ment of space. There is only a total of something like seven or eight thousand tqsiare feet of available space, counting both tbe main floor and the galleries, and taking out what is necessary for aisle room. The demands already filed with tbe secretary of tbe association THE LOS ANGELES HERALD; MONDAY MORNING FEBRUARY 15, 1892. would fill every squarejinch of the main floor space with localities three deep, and even with the space under the gal leries, there will scarcely be enough to supply the demands already filed. One of the first to put in its applica tion was Orange county, which was not in the display last year. It proposes to build a huge orange out of oranges, set on a pedestal trimmed with fruit and foliage up six or eight feet from the floor, the oranjie itself being six or eight leet in diameter. Round the base of the pedettal will be the individual dis plays, covering a total area of something like 500 square feet. Ontario filed her demand last week through William Friend, the secretary of the board of trade, for about 500 square feet. This locality has under consideration a plan to erect a huge lemon to match the orange at the other end of the building. Riverside held several meetings this week, and has its committees well at work. San Diego has modestly asked for spach onlwhich to erect a handsome fort of fruits. Pasadena has presented its proposi tion asking for space in the center of the hall, where it proposes to place a huge crown, wherein trie fruit is to be used as jewels, raised high on eight pedes tals, forming a little booth or room be neath. Ventura has submitted a design for tbe construction of an oil derrick, to he tastefully decorated _ with vines and fruit displayed on the shelving of the beams. Duarte and Pomona have signified their intention of taking part in the fair, Pomona applying for about five hundred square feet for the display of a quantity of fruit of very superior ex cellence. Santa Barbara proposes to repeat, on a Bomewhat grander scale, her display of one year ago, and a large number of palms and otner tropical trees, boxed according to the plan designed by Mr. C. F. Eaton for sending them to the world's fair, will be placed in the build ing. Colton proposes to send about ninety boxes of fruit to be displayed in a man ner not yet decided upon. Redlands has just commenced work, but has filed preliminary demand for good space. Work in the upper San Gabriel valley is well under way, and a demand for space has been filed. Vernon was one of the first localities in the field, a committee of ladies hav ing taken the matter in charge. La Cafiada, Alhambra and San Gabriel have filed applications for space, aud Rivera, Downey and several other localities have Bent notice tbat they will soon be ready to file a demand. The fair is being thoroughly adver tised throughout Southern California, and the railroads have assisted the ef forts of tbe committee by granting a round trip rate of one and one-third fares. On the opening night an address to the orange growers of Southern Cali fornia will be delivered by the Hon. Stephen M. White of this ciiy. Gov ernor Markham has been invited to be present on this occasion, and a letter recently received from him states that he will make a point of being on hand. Jesse D. Carr, the managing director for the state board of agriculture, in whose hands the expenditure of the money for premiums is placed by the law, will be present to assist in the formal open ing of the fair. He has been invited to speak on this occasion, and a few words are also expected from Governor Mark ham. An invitation has been sent to W. H. Mills to bo present, and a re sponse has been received that he will do his best to be on hand. A special executive committee has been appointed by the ladies to assist in the decorating of the building and in the other preliminary work of the fair. This committee consists of Mrs. R. M. Widney, chairman ; Mrs. F. R. Warner, Mrs. J. E. Murray and Mrs. W. J. Brown of Orange. The fair this year is arranged on a different principle from any previous undertaking oi a similar character, in asmuch as tho proceeds are to be di vided into two parts, one of which is to go to the chamber of commerce of this city and the other to be distributed among the individual exhibitors in pro portion to the sizes of their exhibits, with the view of repaying any expenses to which they may have been subjected. A committee on guarantee fund has been appointed in the chamber of com merce, consisting of the following gentie men: C. M. Wells, E. F. C. Klokke, Robert McGarvin, L. E. Mosier, John P. P. Peck and A. H. Neidig. A guar antee fund of $3000 is- needed from the merchants in this city to place the fair management on a secure basis. Three guarantee funds of this kind have been raised, and the necessity has never pre sented iteelf for the guarantors' paying a dollar of the sum. A BIG HAUL. Mrs. I. A. Weid is Robbed of Over $1000 in Diamonds and Jewelry. That the town is full of bold thieves there is no dispute. Some petty thiev ery is reported almost daily to the po lice. The largest haul made by this gentry in this city occurred between Friday afternoon and Saturday evening, and Mrß. Ivar A. Weid is the victim. The lady in question was apparently rather reckless in leaving her diamonds and jewelry exposed, making it an easy matter for the expert chevaliers d'in dustrie fraternity to purloin them. Mrs. Weid had made it a habit to deposit her valuables in the top of her trunk, and not only left the trunk unlocked but the lid was usually raised. On Friday her diamonds and other jewelry were in the accustomed place in her apartments in the Weid block, at the junction of Spring, Eighth and Main streets, Early Satuiday evening her husband noticed that the contents of the trunk were disturbed, and upon in vestigation ascertained that his wife's diamond earrings and breastpin and a pair of opera glasses were mipsing, the articles that were gone being estimated at the value of at least $1000. It is very apparent that the thief or thieves were not professionals, as only a part of the diamonds and jewelry were taken. A $600 pair of diamond bracelets were in the same case with the missing arti cles, but they were not molested, various other articles of jewelry were left undisturbed. The parties suspected of the robbery are two Chinamen. The matter has been placed in the hands of a private detective agency and they are now work ing on the case. It is almost certain that the deed was committed by some one familiar with the premises. The suite of rooms where the jewels were stolen were temporarily abandoned by Mr. and Mrs. Weid on account ol a case of diphtheria in the adjoining, rooms, and they were occupying apartments other than their regular quarters. Tbe loss is a heavy one, and Mrs. Weid feels the situation keenly. THE HARBOR. Why the Engineers Selected San Pedro. A Number of Apparently Good lleasons Given. Interesting Figures as to Cost and Extent of the Work. The Cost of the Necessary Breakwater. The Areas of Exposure—Compari son of San l'edro With Santa Monica. A copy has arrived in the city of a letter from the acting secretary of war to the house of representatives, trans mitting, with a letter from the chief of engineers, the report of and examina tion for a deep-water harbor on this coast, between Points Dume and Cap istrano. When th's document was first transmitted to the house, the Herald received by wire and published a gen eral outline of the report. In view of the great importance of the question to Los Angeles, it cannot be out of place to give the discussion in the engineers' report more in detail. Brig.-Gen. T. L. Casey, chief of en gineers, in submitting the report, says : "The board after full examination con siders tbat the selection of a site for a deep-water harbor within the limits designated by the act of September 19, 1890, is restricted to the harbor in Santa Monica bay and San Pedro bay, and is oi the opinion that San Pedro is the bet ter of these, and submits alternative es timates of the cost of the necessary breakwater, as follows: If constructed of mbble and con crete 14,594,491 If constructed entirely of rubble f4,126,10<i "After a careful consideration of the facts in the case as presented by the board, its views as to the location and general estimates of construction are concurred in by me. The difference in cost of the two breakwaters, for the same arc of projection is over $7U0,000 in favor of San Pedro, and when the other advantages of San Pedro, as de tailed by the board, are taken into con tideration, it would seem that its eelec sion has been properly made." After a thorough technical discussion of the topography of the shore between Points Durri6 and Capistrano; of the hydrography of Santa Monica and San Pedro bays, and of the winds, waves and exposure, the board proceeds to an estimate of the cost of the required breakwaters, and it is here that we en counter valuable additional information to that already published. The Her ald's special only pointed out, as is done in General Casey's letter, that the difference in cost is' in favor of San Pedro, over $700,000, but without stating tbe material on which this estimate is based. The following figures give the data for a more thorough comparison; BUBBLE AND CONCEKTI. Santa Monica >5,715,905 San Pedro 4,594,494 Difference l!l21,47l ALL RUBBLI, Santa Mc.nlca $4 843,440 ban Pedro 4,12H lot* Difference 717,334 Therefore, should it be decided to build the breakwaters of rubble and concrete, the advantage of San Pedro would amount to over $1,100,000 instead of $700,000. The report then goes on : "Institut ing a comparison of the two sites selected, it will be seen that in the aggregate the total aiea of exposure is about the same in each, approximating 102 degrees, though the distribution is different in the two bays. Of the total at Santa Monica, 77 degrees included between lines drawn to the westerly end of Catalina island and Point Dum£ are fully exposed to the direct approKch of tbe winds and seas from the west and southwest. The site re ceives but little protection on the south east from Catalina island, distant thirty six miles, while the open area between this island and Point Vincente permits the approach ot southerly seas that work around the easterly end of the isl and. To the moderate southwest swell which is known to prevail tho greater part of the year, the site is fully exposed. "San Pedro bay is slieletered from the westerly winds by Point Firmin. It is, open to the winds and seas from the southwest and to the prevailing southwest swell above noted, over an angle of 60 degrees to the westward of Catalina island. The other arc of ex posure of 42 degrees to the eastward of Catalina permits the approach of seas from the southwest and aIBO those from the south, that double the easterly end of the island. "In ita natural condition San Pedro bay ie better protected from the danger ous winds and seas than Santa Monica bay. "To insure complete protection re quires at the former place the construc tion of two detached breakwaters cover ing the exposed arcs, the combined length of these structures being about 8000 feet. "At Santa Monica a breakwater of 8250 feet would be required to cover the anchorage ground over the arc between Point Dnmc and Point Vicente. "As shown by the foregoing estimates the cost of the breakwater with the adoption of either type will be less at San Pedro than at Santa Monica. "The cost of construction for equal name on the label ■Ml A everything used in ¥¥ tj Cleveland's baking powder; the ingre dients are all so wholesome that we are glad to let people know what they are. Cleveland's baking powder is perfectly wholesome. Others tellallth 7 use in mak- Don't in «• I their baking powder ; they would'nt like people to know they were being dosed with ammonia or alum when taking their meals lengths of breakwater is in favor of San Pedro on acconnt of the fact that at Santa Monica tbe breakwater must be located in depths of seven to nine fath oms. At Sun Pedro the westerly arm will be built of rubble in either caße, and starting from the Bhore is extended only to the six-fathom curve, the east erly arm alone being entirely in the greater depth of nine and one-half fath oms. "With the commencement of the con struction of the westerly arm at San Pedro, come protection from westerly swells will immediately be gained. "San Pedro has further advantage in being supplemented by an interior har bor which is expected, when completed, to nfford at mean low tide a depth of 10 feet at the entrance. This can accom modate shipping of 20 feet draft, and will relieve the anchorage ground to that extent. The inner harbor will also be a place of security for the plant dur ing the period of construction "The material for the breakwater at San Pedro must be brought from Cata lina. At Santa Monica it may be possi ble to obtain sufficient rock from the hills to the northward, but there is at present no satisfactory evidence that such will be the case. "In view of the fact that San Pedro bay in its natural condition affords better protection both from prevailing winds and from dangerous storms than Santa Monica bay; that protection can be se cured at less cost for equal development of breakwater at the former than at the latter; that a larger area of protected anchorage from the prevailing westerly Bwella can be secured, the severe storms from the southeast being infrequent, and that there is already an interior harbor that will be a valuable addition to the outer lurbor, the board considers San Pedro bay as the better location for the deep-water harbor provided for by the act." The board which made this report consisted of Col. G. H. Mendell, Lieut.- Col. G. L. Gillespie and Lieut. W. H. H. Benyaurd, all of the corps of engineers. A Real Estate Boom Attracts the attention of every property holder in this city. But when Dr. Franklin Miles, the eminent Indiana specialist, claims that Heart Disease is curable and proves it by thousands of testimonials of wonderful enres by his New Heart Cure: it attract" the attention of the millions suffering with Short Breath, Palpita tion, Im gular Pulse, Wind in Stomach, Pain in Side or Shoulder, Smotnering Spells, Faint ing, Dropsy, etc. A. F. Drvls, Silver Creek, Neo., by using four bottle* of Dr. Miles' New Heart Cnre, was completely cured after twelvo years suffering from Heart Disease. This new remedy is sold by C. H. Hance. Books iree. The Elntracht, IG3 N. Spring Street, Is the place to get the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis Beer on draught. Ring up telephone 467 or 316 lor the celebrated bottled beer. Best and cheapest in market EAGLESON'S Great Reduction SALE OF , ffinte Underwear AND HOSIERY AT Greatly Reduced Prices. He THE LARGEST&- AND BEST STOCK WEST OF CHICAGO. 112 S. Spring Street, Opposite the Nadeau Hotel, FORMERLY AT 146 NORTH SPRING ST. 1 13 6m Prices low for spot cash, or will sell on install ments. 48 1 SOUTH SPRING STREET, Between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Telephone 984. P. O. box 1921.. 7-21-tf REMOVAL NOTICE. JOSEPH'S WELL • KNOWN JEWELRY rj house has removed from the old stand, 217 North Spring Btreet. to 117 North Springstreet. The public are cordially invited to call. First class repairing of all kinds done. 1-27-lm Js° r-k PPT - O Bottles of SWIFT'S SPECIFIC 9j relieved mo of a severe Blood trouble. It has nl«o cauaod my h»ir to grow out again, as it had been falling out by the hand full. After trying many physicians in vain, I am so happy to rind v cure in S.S.S.—O. H. Elueiit, Galveston, Tex. SA pnppO by forcing out germs of disease , [ oUHEO ™,i the poison as Wall. a f It is entirely Vegetable and harmless. 0 ' Treatise on B!oo.i and SWn n-.ri!c<l free. SWIFT'S en- — '—- hn a tiautj, C. Fire Insurance Company OF HARTFORD, CONN. Los Anoklkb, Cal., Feb. 1,1892. Notice is hereby given to the public that the local agency of the Phoenix Fire Insurance Company of Hartford, Conn., has this day been transferred from the office of Childs, Hicks & Montgomery to that of SCOTT & WHITTAKER, NO. 229 SOUTH SPRING ST., Los Angeles Theater building, first floor, wher patrons of thecompany and all others desiring insurance are requested to call. WM. H. BONSAI,!,, Special Agent and Adjuster for California, Arizona, etc. 2-3 141 CALIFORNIA Sewer Pipe Co. Salt-glazed Sewer and Terra Cotta Chimney Pipe, Fire Brick and Drain Tile, Vitriiied Brick for Paving;, etc. MAIN OFFICE: 248 SOUTH BROADWAY, "Tel. 1009. Cor. Third and Broadway. LOS ANGELES. CAL. 12-13-3 m We have resolved to give the public the benefit of the following low prices until fur ther notice: 1 850 ' Teeth extracted without pain, 25c, by Ihe'use of gas, local application or freezing, on con tract. Sets of teeth, (3 and up; crowns, $1 and up; bridge work, (3 per tooth and up; gold fillings, U and up: gold alloy, f 1 and up; silver, 75c and up: cement, 60c and up; cleaning teeth, 50c and up. ADAMS BROS., 8. Spring St., bet. 2d and 3d, rooms 1 to 6 WCTOR WHITE S PRIVATE DISPENSARY, 133 NORTH MAIN ST., LOS ANGELES. The most successful Private Disease doctor in the State. Oonorrhea, Gleet, Stricture, Seminal Weakness, Nervous Debility, Syphilis, Skin snd Kidney diseases and Sexual Weakness successfully treated. Med icines prepared in private laboratory. Both sexes consult in confidence. Dr. White has no hired substitutes. You see the doctor only Dr. White is the . only Specialist in the State who exclusively treats private, nervous and chronic diseases. Cures guaranteed in all curable cases. Don't waste time with patent medicines. If you have any .sexual trouble, consult Dr. White. Scieutiflo treatment. Reasonable charges. 1.11111% ■ BBH ir in any business iIBSIP IT'auT^a'n' l^ UllUr I I FSator. I>etalUmB PETALUMA INCUBATOR CAL CHEAPJUEL! Brown and Black Brea! A SOLID RESIDUUM OF PETROLEUM. A splendid fuel. Makes hotter fire than coal. Deliveied promptly anywhere in citj. EJl'er ton fl 00 Per half ton . 2 50 Per sack 30 F. A. ODELL, 412 South Broadway. TELEPHONE 476. 1-16 im EUEEKA COAL The Best in the Market, ONLY JttA TON! OFFICE, 202 S. SPRING STREET. TELEPHONE 536. 2-4 lm Medical Department. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. The preliminary COURSE OF LFCTURE3 in the medical department of tbe University of California will begin Monday, February 29ih, at 9 a.m., at the College Building, btocktou st., near Chestnut, San Francisco. R. A. McI.KAN, M. D., Dean, 603 Merchant St., cor. Montgomery, San Francisco. ! 2-B 2w KALSOMINING AND PAPERING, j STAR SIGN 00., 6-23 tl 322 Franklin W. L. DOUGLAS S3 SHOE GEN THE BEST SHOE IN THE WORLD FOR THE MONEY? It Is a seamless shoe, with no tacks or wax thread to hurt tho reet»iiiade of the best fine calf, stylish and easy, and because tve make more shoes of this grade than any other manufacturer. It equals hand sewed shoes costing from $4.(10 to 85.00. mtl OO tSenninp (laml-nened, the finest calf wva shoe ever offered for $5.00; equals French Import odshoes which cost from $S.(X)to 412.00. <RA 00 Hand-Sewpd Welt Shoe, fine calf. «p-». stylish, comfortable and durable. The best shoo ever offered at this price ; same grade cus tom-made shoes costing from 10.00 to $9.00. <£'■> 30 Police Hhoei Farmers, Railroad Men and LetterCarriersa.il wearthem; flnecalf seamless, smooth inside, heavy three soles, exten sion edge. One pair will wear o year. CO 30 tine cnlfi no better shoe ever offered at vVaßa this price; one trial will convince thoso whowant a shoe for comfort and service. ffiO '-43 nnd $4.00 Workinginnn'a shoes ,«"*• aro very strong and durable. Those who have given them a trial will wear no other make Dave' 84.00 and 51.73 school ihocs are "•.y* ** . worn by the boys everywhere; they sell on their merits, as the increasing sales show. lofiiAe 83.00 Hand-sewed shoo, best .° Dongola, verystyllsb;equalsFrench imported shoes costlngfrom 11.00 to 56.00. Indies' 2.50, 84.00 nnd 81.73 shoe for Misses aro the best fine Dongola. Stylish and durable ('uution.—See that W. L. Douglas' name and price are stamped on the bottpniof each shoe. fHT~T.\ X E no SUBSTITUTE. mtmW insist on local advertised dealers suprlvine you. W. t. DOITOLAS, Brockton, Mass? Bold by 1.. W. GODEN, 104 N. Spring St. IS THEBEST Of course you have heard Of MASTIFF PLUG CUT, but have you tried it yourself? It is making new friends every day, indeed it disappoints nobody. It is always even better than people expect. J. B. Paco Tobacco Co., Richmond, Virginia. -HTHEK BEAR VALLEY Irrigation Company (Main Office at Academy of Music, Redlands, Cat.) Are still offering great inducements to settlers on the ALESSANDRO Trad of 21,000 Acres Which lies only eight and one-half miles from Redlands on the east and the same distance from Riverside on the west. Ten thousand acres are already sold; 5000 acres are being improved. Between three and four hundred families are living there today, with Churches, Schools, Stores and Hotels. The Alessandro tract of 21,000 acres ia equal to 35 square miles, and is 12 milea long by from 3 to 4 milea in width; a moat Magnificent Valley With the finest soil in the world for orange and fruit culture, with the beet water right in Southern California. No stone or brush on the land. People wonder at the great success and rapid growth of Alessandro until they have driven over the tract; then they are not surprised, and all exclaim THE HALF MS NOT BEEN TOLD! Nature has truly been lavish with her gifts at Alessandro in regard to location and climate, and we predict a much more rapid growth during the next two years than in the past year and a half of its existence. Full particulars,prices, maps, etc., can be obtained by calling on or writing to THEODORE CLARK, Manager Land Department, 13 3-tf REDLANDS, CAL. Painless Dentistry. Fine Gold Fillings. Bridge All operations pain- Hil ]f<S&- SBT TEETH, 18.00. m ™ * SON8 ' V\ltl? Booms 18 and 19, UUCbFii Xt. k H Ek\ 107 N. SPRING CT.