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FINANCE AND TRADE.
■XOHANOI bbvibw. Nmw York, Feb. 17.—The stock market today ■was comparatively quiet, substantial move ments being realizations in Reading and pres sure o( the shorts on the remainder ol the list. Final changes are generally small losßeß, but Reading is down 1% and Lackawanna 1% per cent. Government bonds steady. IdONSY QUOTATIONS. Niw Yobk. Feb. 17.—Monoy on call easy; Olosing offered at % per cent Prime mercantile papei-3K per cent. Sterling Exchange — Steady; Co-da; bills, demand 14.t8. BAB SILVER. Nbw Yobs;, Feb. 17—Bar silver, per ok., 81^0. Ban Fbangisoo, Feb. 17.—Bar silver, 9iy„@ 9114 c per ounce. Ban Francisco, Feb. 17.—Mexican dollars, 71@71^c. STOCKS AMD DONDB. Hbw Yobk, Feb. 17.—Closing quotations wero as follows: U S 4s. Reg Central 114!^ TJ. S 4s. coup... 116k Oregon lmp't 27 U S 2s reg 100 Navigation 89 Pacific 6s 109 Pacific Mail 33 Atchison 40J6 Pullman Palace.. 89 Canada Pacific... 89 Reading Canada Sou 61 Rock Island 91^ Central Pacific.. 32 Bt. Paul 79 Burlington 108« St. Paul & Omaha 48J< Lackawanna Texas Pacific 10% Denver &R. G pfd 40;>i Union Pacific... 48U Erie 32J4 U. 8. Express.... 48 X.an. & Texas.... Wells,Fargo<SCo.lso Lake Shore 123' i Weßtern Union... 87% L. <s N Am. Cotton 0i1... 34% Mich. Centra 1....106% Terminal 15^. Missouri Pacific. 62% Lead Trust 20 Northern Pacific 24)4 Oregon Short Line S. P. Preferred... 6f% RioGrandeWst'n. 37 Northwestern 117% Preferred . 69U N. W. Preferred.. Do.firsts 77% Boston, Feb. 17.—Closing prices: A. A T. R. R Cent. Com. 20^ Burl. AQulncy .108 (San Diego 16 Bell Telephone . 209 | aIININS bhabeb. Haw Yoasr, Feb. 17.—Mining shares were as follows: Alice 1.00 Eureka Con 2.00 Adams con 1.10 Gould & Curry.. 150 Aspen 3.00 Hale & Norcroes 1.90 Belcher 1.50 Homeetake 12.00 Best A Belcher. 2.70 Horn Sliver 3,80 Chollar 1.00 Iron Silver 1.40 Oon. Calif. Va.,„ 4.75 Mexican 1.80 Deadwood Ter.. 2.00 Ontario 41.00 San Francisco, Feb, 17.—Following are the closing prices: Belcher. 1.20 Peer 05 Best & Belcher. 2.65 Peerless 05 Ohollar 1.75 Potosl 1.60 Crocker 05 Ophir. 2.90 Con. Virginia... 5. Savage 1.35 Ooniklcnce 205 Sierra Nevada... 1.00 Gould & Curry.. 1.65 Union Con 1.70 Hale A Norcross 2.35 Yellow jacket.. .90 San Francisco Market Review. BAN Francisco, Feb. 17.—The market for vegetables is in a demoralized condition. There are about 40,000 bags of potatoes unsold on the wharves, and additional supplies are continu ally arriving. Onions weaker. Early vegeta bles come in slowly. The green fruit market is dull. Supplies of oranges are light aud not adequate to the de mand, but the quality is not up to the standard. Three carloads arrived yesterday. Apples are scarce and in good demand. Dried fruit is without change, excepting a better inquiry for peaches aud prunes. The market for dairy produce is very quiet. Butter is firm, particularly second grades. Cal ifornia eggs weaker and plentiful in supply. Chicago Grain Market. Chicago, Feb. 17.—Wheat nervous and unset tled. The opening was %t~ss*,ic per bushel high er than yesterday's closing, and advanced ruled irregular, and with some fluctuations de clined »4c, rallied lc, and the closing was about lc higher than yesterday. Receipts, 619,000 bushels; shipments, 488,000 bushels. Ohicaoo, Feb. 17.— Close: Wheat, firm; cash, 59 1 4: March, 89>4; Hay,92%. Corn-Bteady; cash, 40; March,4l; May, 11%. Oats—Stea-iyi cosh, 29@29H; May, 31%. Barley—Quiet; 56. Rye-Quiet; Bi%. Flax-Quiet; 97. OTHER srain markets. Ban Francisco, Feb. 17 —Wheat, strong; buy er season, 1.71%; seller '92,1.44%; buyer Au gust,l.47K- Barley—Strong; buyer season, 1.02. Corn—l.3o. Liverpool, Feb. 17.—Wheat: Holders offer sparingly. No. 2 red winter, 8s steady; No. 2 red spring, 8s steady. Com—Holderß offer moderately. Spot, 4s 5%& per cental, steady February, 4b s>id, steady; March, 4s 3%A, steady: April, 4s 2%&, steady. New York Markets. New York, Feb. 17.—Hops weak and Inact ive. PaciflCß, 91s, choice, 20@2b%; 90s,choice, 17@18, Foreign dull. Californa prunes—9c for 50s to 60s in bags; 9%e in boxes. Other sizes firm at correspond ing prices. Peaches—First-class stock, 7%c in sacks and 8%0t9c in boxes. Apricots—Choice to fancy, B©9c in sacks; 9@ 10c in boxes. Sacked raisins— for three-crown and 4@4J4c for two-crown quality. General Markets. New York, Feb. 17.—Hops, easy,quiet; Pacific coast, 19@25. Coffee—Options closed steady, 5 points up to 20 down. Sales, 9,000 bags. February, 13.00 ? 113.10; March, 12 firstname.lastname@example.org: April, 12.60® 2.65; May, email@example.com. Spot Rio steady; No. 7,14. Sugar—Raw quiet, firm. Sales 11,000 bags centrifugals, 90 test, at 3 7-16. Refined, quiet, steady. Copper—Firmer; lake, 10.70@75, Lead—Firm; Domestic.4.ls. Tin—Steady; Btralts, 10.70. Ohicaoo, Feb. 17.—Pork,steady; cash, 11.55; May, 11.82%. Lard—Firm; cash. 6.47',<; May, 6.62. Shoulders—s. 00405.25. Short ribs—s.Bo;<9s.B2'.£. Short c1ear—6.20(96.25. Ohicaoo, Feb. 17 —Whisky—l.l 4. Petroleum. Naw Yobk, Feb. 17.—Petroleum closed at LOS ANGELES LOCAL MARKETS. J The quotations given below are Los Angeles wholesale selling prices. The prices paid pro ducers rule a little lower, due allowance being made, ot course, for wholesalers' profits.] Provisions. , Hams—Rex, Bacon—Rex and Lily, 13c; medium, 10® lie! SaY Pork—Dry, 9®lo>4c, Dried Beef—lnsides, 13%. Labd—Refined, 3's, 8-Vc; s's, S%; 10's, 60's,''8c; special brand, pure leaf, 3%c higher . 11 around. Mill Products. Floor—Los Angeles XXXX, $5.20 per bbl; Capitol Mills, $5.20; Sperry's, $5 90; Crown, $5.90; Victor, $5.80; superfine, $3.75; Graham, $2.00. Mill Feed—Bran, per ton, $26.00; shorts, 828.00; cracked corn per cental, $1.40; rolled barley, $1,15; mixed feed, $1.15; feed meal »145. „ Grain and Hay. Barley—Brewing, $firstname.lastname@example.org; feed, 90® 1 05. Corn—Large yellow, per cental, $email@example.com; small yellow, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Oats—No. 1, percental, $1.50. Wheat—No, 1, per cental, $email@example.com; No. 2, $1.50(11.00 Hay—Oat No. 1, $14; wheat No. 1,113: bar ley No. 1, $14; alfalfa No. 1, $13; No. 2 grades $1 lower all around. Straw—Barley, per ton, $8.00; wheat, $.800. Poultry and Bggs. Poultry—Hens, $6.00'<t50.25 per doz.; young roosters, $6@sl> 25; old roosters, $5.00; broilers, firstname.lastname@example.org; ducks, S7©sß; geese, $1.00 per head: turkeys, 16@17c. per pound. Eggs—Fresh ranch, 18®L9c; eastern, no market. Dairy Products. Butter— Fancy roll, 55@60c: choice. 50Js> fair, 40®45c; eastern, per lb., 25(<430e. Cheese — Eastern, 14@15c; California, large, 13®i4c; small, 16®17c; three pound hand, 16®18c. Honey and Beeswax. Honey—Comb, lib forms, 14@16c; extract ed, 6@6J40. Beeswax—22@26c. Nuts. Almonds—Soft shell, 15®16c; paper shell, 10@21o; hard fhell, B@loc. Peanuts—Raw. 3®sc per lb; roasted, s®Be. Walnuts—Hard shell, 6@Bc; soft shell, w Dried Fruits. Apples—Evaporated, 9®l9c. Apricots—Bleached, 6®B; Bun dried, 435. Fias-California, 14®16. Peaches—Fancy evaporated, ueeied, 14»16c; tun dsled, unpeeled, s@7c. THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 18, 1892. Raisins—London layers, email@example.com; loose Muscatels, firstname.lastname@example.org per box; Sultana, seed leSß. 8c per lb. Fresh Fruits. Apples—Local, per box, fl.oofj4l.So; eastern, per bbl, f4 email@example.com. Cranberries—Per bbl. firstname.lastname@example.org. Bananas—Per bunch, email@example.com. Lemons—Cured, f2.50®4 per box: uncured, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Miscellaneous. Beans—Pink, email@example.com per 100 lbs; Umas, f2.50X93.00; navy, small. firstname.lastname@example.org. Cabrades—Per 100 lbs, 75@90. Onions—Per 100 lbs, f email@example.com. Potatoes—Ordinary, per 100 lbs, 50@fl.OO; early Rose, 70@80c; choice Burbanks, 1.25 Sweet Potatoes—Per 100 lbs, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tomatoes—Per b0x,05@75c Fresh Meats. Beef-Per lb. 6@6Kc. Mutton—Per lb. 9c. Lamb—Per lb. 9®loc. Pork—Per lb. 7c. Veal—Per lb. 7@loc. THE COURTS. United States Circuit Court. U S vs Henry Wolters et al—Set for a hearing Feb 19. Wilgus vs Harper & Reynolds—Set for trial April 6th. Superior Court. DSPARTMENT ONE, People vs Fran* Baker—Burglary; arraigned; plea of guilty entered; Feb 18th set for sen tence. Peonle vs Frank Guerrero—Embezzlement; Feb 19th set for pleading People vs Wm Meyer—Burglary; Friday 19th to plead. People vs Samsonset—On trial. People vs A E McDonald—Plea of not guilty withdrawn; demurrer filed aud overruled and plea of not guilty entered again; cause placed On trinl calendar. Peonle vs E A Gil bs—Day for sentence cont'd until Feb 20th. DEPARTMENT TWO. Estate of Walker—Contd until Feb 18th. Estate of Miller—Reset for March 16th. H P Sweet et al v- James Stewart—Submitted on briefs. E E Brainard et al vs Frank Evraud et al—On trial. DEPARTMENT THREE. Van Every vs Mccracken—Cause settled'and dismissed ftom court. In re application of St John's church—Order granting leave to mortgage cerrain property signed. Ritchie vs McMichaels—On trial. DEPARTMENT FOUB. J O Reilly vs E B Miller—Motion of pltff to file amended complaint granted. 8 Vachu et al vs Donegan—Stricken from cal endar. T Welsondnnger vs E Fraser—On trial; judg ment for pltff. DEPARTMENT FIVE. R S Kwing vs E A Ewiug—On trial. D'Artois vs On trial. DEPARTMENT SIX. H Davidson vs J Hudson et al—Judgment or dered for pltff. J P Jones vs 1 N Henry et al—Direct and cross interrogations settled and allowed by the court. C F do Alvarado vs J Rawson et al—On trial. Today's Calendar. UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT. Irvine vs Pacific Postal Telegraph and Cable company. SUPERIOR COURT—DEPARTMENT ONE. People vs Miguel Samonset. ■ DEPARTMENT TWO. Owens et al vs Gibson—Est of Dubordieu. Est of Wm J Flatky—Assignment of estate. DEPARTMENT THREE. Bomero vs Huti 1 lor. Leonis vs Leonis. Bailey vs Southern Faciflc Railway Co. DEPARTMENT FOUR. Pacific Bank vs Pile et ux. Illinois Trust and Loan Co vs Pacific Rail way Co. DEPARTMENT FIVE. Durrell vs Fraley et al. New Suits Filed. The following new suits were filed in the county clerk's office yesterday: Witmer Bros Co vs Benen W Kinney—Suit on a note for $400. Pacific Bank vs E C Beck—Suit on a note for 1600. The French and Spanfsh soolety vs A N Hamilton et al—Suit on foreclosure for $5000. FPU eager vs Southern Pacific Railway Co., George H O'Dell and James N Dowling—Suit for $30,000 damages. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Wednesday. Feb. 17. 1892. Elizabeth Brown to C W Buchanan—Lot 24, Buchanau & O'Neal's sub 8 20 acres bl J, Paint er & Hall trt, 10-67; $1000. C W Buchanau et ux to Mary J Porter—Lots 23 and 24, same; $1800. Henry Thomas to Miss D J Hammond—Tract in city commencing at NW cor lot owned by grantee: $500. Tax Collector McLean of Pasadena to S G Goss—E 390 feet lot 4, Metcalf sub, Pasadena; $3. Fred E Hodgkins to H B Truitt—S 13U feet N 30 feet lot 3, bl 1, New Depot tract, 5-197, quit claim; $1. Adelaide C Machell to Susie R Vail—Lot Q, bl 96, Santa Monica, 3-80; $1000. State Controller to R H shoemaker—Lots 2 and 14, bl 7, Weirs & Stewart's sub, Lamanda Park, tax redemption: $14 32. P B Keeney et ux to J B Myers—Lot 4 bl B, J D Youcum trt, and water; $5. Bank of San Pedro to Paul Thompson— Lot 2 bl 2 Clay's sub San Pedro 20-84; $150. Maria de los Reyes Domineuez de Francis (o Francis Mora—Lots 12 and 13 bl 164 Redondo Beach 39—1: $1 J M Fix to Nora E, his wife—Lot 12,Wardall's sub Monrovia 12—3 and water: also lot 26 bl LL, Glendorals— 76 and water; gift. J 8 Pollock et ux to C A Bprague—Tract com mencing at SE cor lot 31 Highland trt 6—29; $1500. Frederick Baker et ux to W P and Sadie A Ma goou—Lot 40 bl 4 Meadow Glen trt 21—85; $100. Felipe Manriguez et ex to Caroline M Place- Lot 5 Mrs 8 L Sessions sub bl 30, etc., Lucas trt; $150. J 11 Bartle to Mltmie B Chess—Lot 5 Oak Grove sub Santa Anita trt, 18—100; $75. In re estate James Hart —Order superior court setting part estate. City of L A to F J Gillmore— Part lot 5 bl 2% Ord's survey. F H Barclay to R N C Wilson—Lots 1 to 5 9 to 14 20 to 27 44 45 and N 10 acs 40 47 to 53 70 to 91 103 to 103 W 8 acs 110 N 10 acs 111 and all 112, Monte Vista trt and water; $1. Moses N Avery et ux to Percy F Schumacher —Lots 18 to 21 bIC Martin trt, 5—504; $1750. Percy F Schumacher to Lilian E Gould and L A Gould—Lot 3 replat of above; $ 1200. G B Adams to Chas W Winter—Lots 9 and 10 bl E Pomeroy & Stimson's sub Alhambra, 13— 51; $375. J S Slauson et ux to Maggie E Rhvne—Lots 18 to 23 bl C Nad ;au Vineyard trt, 28—81; $1. M P McDonald et ux to W P Wright—Lot 83 Longstreet trt, 10—71; $1500. James Barker et ux to Mariah L Kennedy- Lot 4 Grantor's sub NW part lot 9bl B Pasa dena, 29—39; $500. FM Brophy to Banner Oil Co— Esmeralda oil claim San Fernando Petroleum Mining dis trict; $10. W P Adams to same—lnterest In same; $1. TF MeCauant to same—lnterest in Barm er oil claim; $1. C 8 Sprecher to same—lnterest in Loina Blan co oil claim; $1. N M Baines to same—lnterest in Empire oil claim; T A Schmidt et al to same—lnterest in Em pire oil claim; $10. Washington OH Co to same—lnterest in Dia mond oil eMm; (10. W A Brophy et 41 to same—lnterest in Dia mond oil claim; $10. \ . E B Leonard et al to same—li» crest in Dia mond oil claim; $10. W A Bpophy to same—lnterest in Hazel oil claim; $10. C W Maxson etal to same—lnterest In Centi nella oil claim; $1. F M Brophy to same-Interest in La Sierra oil claim; «10. . , , T , , B W Diehl etal to same—lnterest in Bunker Hill oil claim; $10. W Wide man et al to same—lnterest in Alice oil claim; $10. f C J Smith et al to same—lnterest in Sunny 81ope oil claim; $10. , _ „ .. W P Adams to same—interest in Carolina oil claim; $1. _ „ C S Sprecher to same-Interest in Carolina oil claim; $10. , C II Llbby et al to same—lnterest in Monte clto oil claim; $10. M and W A Brophy to same—lnterest in Santa Rosa oil claim; $10. J F Wilson et al to same—3 XSW y. and NE WSW 25T 3 N R 17 W. 8 B M; $10 \ N Gregory to F M Brophy—Quit claim to lnt in Charleston oil claim; »5. W T Houston et al to same—Quite! aim to lnt in Esmeralda oil claim; $5. J N Gregory to same—Quit claim to lnt in Esmeralda oil claim; $5. T F McCamaut et al to C 8 Specher—Quit claim to int in Carolina oil claim: $10. W M Baines to same—Qgit claim to int In Empire oil claim; $1. ,_ T F McCamant et al to same—Quit claim to int in Loma Blanco oil claim; $10. J H Neiman to W P Adams et al—Quit claim to int in Banner oil claim; $10. Ray X Cottle et al to J M Gregory—Quit claim to int in Esmeralda oil claim: $5. J P Burton ct al to lame-fQnit CuUnlto lnt In WABrophy to C W Maxson—Quit claim to lnt in La Sierra oil claim; fl. C 8 Sprecher to B F Maskey—Quit claim to lnt In san Fernando oil claim; f 10. Juana M de Kubio lo C Cabot—Certain trt be ginning at NW corner Alameda and Frultland sts. Ruhio trt, 16—6; flO. W J Waterhouse to D F. his wife—Lots 636 and 638, Ban Dlmas, 6—53; fSOO. Los Angel 's Cemetery asso to Mra J M Klnner -WW lot 540, Evergreen cemetery, 3—450; f2900. Banford Johnson et ux to Matilde P de Dortl cos—Ceitain trt beginning at NW corner lot 2, Dnly trt. 14—91, aud house; f17,5c0 H a Boswell et ux to Southern California Music Co—lso feet off east end lotN bl 49, Long Beich, 19—9 ; f 100. W R Herrt to D Bransteller—Lots 1, 2, 20 aDd 21, Ross's sub SUoWii sec 29. T 2 H, Rl4 W, S B M: fl. C S Taylor to Mrs C L Gwvnne—Lots 11, 13 and 14 bl 3, East Clarcmont. 28—80; fl. F W Kelsey et ux to Mrs J E Levy—Wso feet lot 4, (irover Orcharn trt, 5—452; ft. F Castellano to M Gardetto—Undivided } a ' lot 27, Peck'« sub bl 48, San Pedro; f2OO. Metcal Dodsworth to C W Crocker and Geo W Scott-Part lot 5 bl 16, O S, deed of trust; fl. Mary Palmate r to G C Mesnager—Certain de scribed property beginning an W side Los Ro bles aye Pasadvda: fIB3O. Ch2rles Hassell et ux to Farmers' Union- Lot 17 bl 4, Brooklyn trt, 3—316. C 8 Taylor to Mrs R L Wade—Lots 7 to 25 bl 1. lots 3 and 20 to 23 29 to 37, 39 and 40 bl 3, lots 3 to 28. 34 and 40 bl 4, lots 1 to 23, 28 to 40 bl 5. East Clareraont' 28—80; also lots 1 and 2, 41 and 42 bl 3, aud lots 1 and 2, 41 and 41 bl 4, and lots 1 to 12 bl 2, East ularemont; fIOO. W H Cook et ux to Alfrel Stedman—Lots 1 to 14 bl A. Monroe's add to Monrovia; f15,000. H L Micneil to H J Stevenson et ux—lo feet on eastside lot 14 bl G, Foothill trt; fl. W H Seymour et ux to J F Humphreys—Lots 2 and 12 el 100, Bellevue Terrace trt, 1—462f fO9OO. SUMMARY. Total number of transfers 71 With nominal consideration 48 Total consideration f56,875 32 Note—Figures separated by a dash represent the book and page of miscellaneous records. THE LIBERTY BELL, Where Congress met and Freedom flung Its starry banner to the breeze, Exultlngly its iron tongue All thro' that summer morning sung Onr new born liberties. It told the ending of the night, Tho happy dawn of freedom's day, And overland there flashed a light Of brotherhood and human right. The end of kingly sway. Oh, how the good old bell saug out Of liberty and freedom's birthl From east to west, from north to south The message of its metal mouth Rolled all around the earth! It told the birthright of tho race. The glory of tho brave and free. And pealing from its sacred place It set the whole wide world ablaze With dreams of liberty. Alas, it utiers now no sound. But yet its echoes ring sublime. Its resting place is holy ground. Where Freedom stalks in solemn 'round Until the end of time. —Louis Sverre A monson in Philadelphia Ledger. Inflammable Goods. "My business here is to sell things," remarked a middle aged salesman to his friend, as he made a memorandum of a cash sale in his book; "and of course I expect to sell whatever goods people ask for, if I have them in stock. But I do wish thoy wouldn't come here and buy Canton flannel for curtains and draper ies. There is nothing that I sell that makes me so uncomfortable as this. I have had some frightful experiences with these goods, which 1 suppose have made me unusually nervous about them. There is nothing in the whole range of dry goods so inflammable as the fine grades of Canton flannel. I have had the house set on fire repeatedly becanse some one lighted a lamp in the vicinity of a Canton flannel drapery. I used to be very fond of this sort of goods, but there is nothing that would induce me now to put up a yard of it in my house. If you want to understand the occasion of my fears, just take a bit of the stuff and hold it near the flame of a lamp. The blaze will travel over it faster than a prairie tire. I have sometimes thought I would positively refuse to sell the goods, but people want them; and I sup pose no one would thank me for advice on the subject."—New York Ledger. Sparrows and Blackbirds. Birds, notwithstanding their attract iveness in plumage and sweetness in song, are many of them great thieves. When nest building they will steal the feathers out of" tho nests of other birds, and are often much inclined to drive off other birds from a feeding ground even where there is abundance. This is espe cially true of one of our greatest favor ites, the robin redbreast, who will peck and run after and drive away birds much bigger than himself. Very different as the robin and the sparrow are in other things, they re semble each other in this. On an early spring morning, when a little touch of frost still made the surface of the earth hard, I have seen a blackbird on a lawn at last after great efforts extract a worm, and this was the signal for a crowd of sparrows, who, by dint of numbers, managed to drive away the blaokbird and carry off the worm, to feed their own young ones, no doubt. —Cassell's Maga zine. Descendants of Some Noted Men. It is noteworthy what a number of men eminent in the era 1861-65 are now represented only irr the female line of descent. Neither Abraham Lincoln nor Jefferson Davis has a living grandson. Neither has Androw Jackson, Thurlow Weed nor Horace Greeley. General Hancock's one son left behind him only a small daughter. There is no represen tative of General Scott's name. A sin gular parallel runs betwixt two Confed erate generals, Stonewall Jackson and John Morgan, prince of raiders. Each died before the war ended, leaving one fair daughter. The two girls grew up, married happily, bore each a daughter and died soon after giving birth to a second child. —New York Press. Phosphorescent Infection. The curious discovery has beon made that the phosphorescence frequently ex hibited by many species of tho Crustacea is infectious. A French naturalist, M. Giard, has traced the phosphorescent light in Talitrus to bacteria in the mus cles, these muscles always showing signs of disease. On inoculating healthy individuals the same luminous appear ance was produced. Each and every in oculated specimen, however, died within seventy-two hours.—St. Louis Republic. College Girls After a Great Game. The Smith college girls were different ly affected by Yale's victory over Har vard at the annual football game. Some draped their rooms in black and went to the church the next day dressed in deep mourning, and one fasted all day Sun day. Those who bet on Yale gave a banquet, where the dishes were blue, all the table decorations blue and the wall paper one of solid bine, bought and put up purposely for the occasion.—Boston Black Cats to Become Plentiful. With regard to tho Consolidated Black Cat company, which is going to breed black cats by tho "thousand" on an island in the Pacific and make (so tho projectors say) "millions* by the indus try, I am of course very glad to think that maid servants and other ladies who ride in omnibuses and tram cars will soon be provided with handsome and fairly inodorous fur garments at reason able rates, but I tremble when I think of tho effect likely to be produced upon the canned moat trade. Canned rabbit curried (it is very difficult to eat it oth erwise cooked) is now a very favorite luxury in middle class homes. The black coated workingman devours it in prodigious quantities, finding it a grate ful stimulant to a digestion debilitated by double entry. But it is not to be supposed, it is not within the bounds of possibility, that the 'cute Yankee directors of the Black Cat company will let the "thousands" of carcasses of skinned black cats rot on their island in the Pacific. It stands to reason that those cats will be canned unless, indeed, some means can bo found of converting them into one of those fashionable and delectable concoctions by the aid of which the civilized Briton is fast turning himself into a sort of pariah dog or natural scavenger.—Lon don Truth. How a Gold Discovery Was Made. Mr. James F. Wardner, of Fairhaven, tells a singular story of how tho gold quartz in Okanogan county, which is now being worked as the Little Falls and Red Jacket mines, was found. "On Sept. 18 last," he says, "two prospectors, Redmond and Herrick, were out hunt ing and prospecting, and they had with them a bird dog named Skookum. They were working through the Salmon river basin when they came over a hill and looked down into a little ravine with a brook running through the bottom. They saw in a bush overhanging the brook a pheasant, at which one of the men shot. The bird fell into the water and the dog Skookum started after it. As he scram bled back with it in his mouth his paw pulled down some soft green moss from the rock at the side of the stream. The prospectors noticed that the stone showed white under the moss. They made an examination and found it to be gold bearing quartz. Thoy followed tho lead and located tho two claims. "Well, I had been for some timo look ing for that sort of ore, and so on my. recent trip to Okanogan I bonded the two claims, and with them included the black dog Skookum. We aro now going to take possession and arrange for de velopment."—New York Post. Christ mas at Sandrlngham. A friend of the Prince of Wales says that on Christmas morning everybody is wakened at an early hour, and at 7:30 mother and daughters meet in the breakfast room by a big open tire and examine the presents from all over Europe, heaped on a large table. In a few minutes the Prince of Wales and his two sons come in in rough tweed suits and knickerbockers from their morning "appetizer," a brisk walk around the farms. The guests then come in and all sit down to a breakfast robust enough to make lackadaisical imitators stand aghast, and then disperse as suits their fancy. Services are attended at 11, the Rev. F. Hervey officiating, and at 1 luncheon is served. After luncheon the prince and his sons go out for another consti tutional, and tho princesses for a drive. Dinner is served at 8, and after the principal meal of tho day—all hearty ones—the entire household assembles in the drawing room, where the evening is passed with old fashioned games.—Lon don Letter. The latest style of Dude is wildly, devotedly, and intensely Euglisa in every particular ex cept one. Having still a faint glimmering of brains left, he still cures his colds with Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. The Kintraoht, 163 N. Spring Street, Is the place to get the Anheußer-Busch St. Louis Beer on draught. Ring up telephone 467 or 316 for the celebrated bottled beer. Best and cheapest in market THE NEW ERA, No. 6 Court street Fine wines and liquors. Ed Wenger, proprietor. TN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS AN -1 geles county, state of California. Louise Weyse and Louise Naud, Louis Naud, Julia Emelia Weyse aud Otto G. Weyse, jr., minors, by their guardian ad litem, Julia Weyse, plain tiffs, vs. Henry G. Weyse, defendant. Under and by virtue of an interlocutory de cree in partition and order of sale made and issued out of the Superior Court of Los Angeles county, state of California, in the above en titled action, which said decree was on the 4th day of February, 1892, recorded in Book 33 of Judaments, page 268, of said court, 1, the un dersigned, the duly appointed and qualified referee in partition in said action, am com manded to sell all that certain tract and parcel of land situate, lying and being in Los Angeles city, Los Angeles county, stato of California, which said property is a triangular piece of land known as the Naud Warehouse property, and Is particularly described as follows, to-wlt: Bounded on the north by land formerly known as the vineyard of Ylario Ybarra; on the west by Alameda street; on the south by the track of the Southern Pacific railroad that runs from Los Angeles to Spadra.and by New Main street; which said parcel of land Includes all that part of the wine-cellar building of Naud, Weyse & Co., referred to in the complaint, particularly described sb follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the east line of Alameda street, being the north west corner of the land known as the Naud ware house property, and the northwest corner of thesald wine cellar building; thence south, 69H decrees east. 180 X feet to a point in the middle line of the partition wall between the Naud warehouse building and the wine cellar building; thence westerly along the said mid dle line of said partition wall to Alameda street; thence along the east line of Alameda street to the place of beginning. Notice is hereby given, that on Wednesday, the 9ih day of March, 1892, at 12 o'clock noon of that day, In front of the premises on Alame da street. In Los Angeles city. Los Angeles county, California, I will, in obedience to Baid decree and order of sale sell the above de scribed property, iv one psrcel, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, lawful money of the United States, 10 per cent cf tho amount bid to be;paid at the time of sale and the balance ou confirmation of the sale by the court. JACOB KUHRTB, Referee. Note—Abstract of title to above described property can be seen at the office of Jacob Kuhrts, No. 107 West First street, Los Angeles city. 1-18 td WAGON MATERIAL, HARD WOODS, I RON. STEEL. Horseshoes and Nails, Blacksmith's Coal, Tools, Etc JOHN WIGMOKBS, 117, 119 and 121 South Lot Angelas St. H. Hillbb, Pres't. S. W. HIM.BB, Sec. Los Angeles Lmok Co., DKALKBS IN Losiber, Cement, Fire Brick and Clay. Eto. l THE I I BEST Cl RE /t I Sciatica.?! 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Thirty days ago I was recommended the best physicians and surgeons in Los An toyou and began your treatment, before this, gelescity. They gavo me morphine anaßtrong I was twice completely prostrated in the public drugs, but no relief could I obtain. Alter bui streets, but today lam a well man, and I thank ering great pain and anguish, and having my you alone for my recovery. Respectfully, passage almost entirely clogged.l fourteen aays ' J.G.SIMPSON, agobegan using Dr Woh's medicines: today I 537 Gladys aye., Los Angeles, Cal. am perfectly well. Ido consider Dr. Woh the January 10,1892. most successful physician In Southern CaU fornia. C A. bijsh.i-ji, 316-318 S. Main street, Oct. 13,1891. Los Angeles, Cal. In Cleveland, 0., many months ago I caught a severe cold which Bettled on my lungs, ter- I have tried many doctors for heart disease, minating in asthma. The doctors said there but have derived no benefit until Dr. Woh, the was no hope of my recovery, but that a change Chinese physician, of Los Angeles city, pre. to California might prolong my life. February scribed for me. last I came to San Bernardino and doctored Two months ago I began his treatment, and I with three phyßicians, but obtained no relief, can now certify that he has done me great Finally Dr. Woh was recommended to me by a good. I recommend Dr. Woh to my friends as friend. I took his medicines and followed his an able doctor. tt-tvui directions, and today I am fully cured and per- P. E. KING, fectly well. MISS GRACE M. FIELD, Justice of the Peace, October HO. 1891. Ban Bernardino, Cal. Burbank, Cal. Dr. Woh has hundreds of similar testimonials, but space alone prevents further publication of them here. , __. " , __ Dr. Woh is the oldest and best-known Chinese Physician in Southern California. 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