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AN ODD KIND OF CLUB.
IT RESEMBLES A FULL FLEDGED
TELEGRAPH COMPANY. -
An Amateur Organization, the Member*
at Which Have Their Houses Connect
ed by Wires, So That They May Com
municate with Each Other by Telegraph.
One of the most novel or unique or
ganizations In Brooklyn is one tliat has
recently gained a new lease of life
through the infusion of new and vig
orous blood and by a thorough reorgan
ization. It is called the Phenix Morse
Telegraph club, and is perhaps the only
one of its kind in the United States.
The old organization was formed in
1879 and started in life under the name
of the Phonix club. It was inaugurated
fey a number of young people, some of
whom were engaged'in occupation as
telegraphers, and others of different vo
cations, who took pleasure in studying
•the mysterious language of dots aud
dashes. A private telegraph line was
established and connected with the res
idences of the members. A busy wire
ft was too. The hum of conversation,
if it can be termed such, was constant
throughout the evening. Stories were
passed over the electrical current, jests
and jokes bandied, chess and checkers
played by individuals who liked this
sort of recreation, and in fact as good
a time was usually passed as if the mem
bers were brought in contact with each
other by person in one room.
Jokes of an innocent .character were
also carried on over the circuit, which
had the advantage in so far as to allow
the perpetrator to remain unknown or
making it unnecessary to flee from tho
wrath of the person upon whom it was
inflicted. Quite a number of these are
stock property among the old members,
who relate them to friends with as much
gusto and enjoyment as if they had oc
curred only yesterday. One of these is
to the effect that two members after
practicing with another in the early
evening, during which the sender trans
mitted the Morse characters as fast as
he could, or as telegraphers would say
"rushed*" the receiver, notwithstanding
the protests of this unfortunate disciple
of America's noted inventor. The latter
promised himself that a speedy revenge
would follow, and sought to find some
means whereby he could make the
"rusher" as uncomfortable as he had
The practicing finally came to an end,
and the receiver waited until an un
earthly hour of the morning, when he
supposed his victim had gone to bed and
when the click of a sounder would strike
the gloom and quiet with the distinct
ness of a blow from a trip hammer. At
about 3 o'clock in the morning he went
to the instrument and began to call his
"victim in a manner which would indi
cate that a fire had perhaps broken out
or that the transmitter had serious need
of aid in some dire calamity. He calleS
in this furious style until he had awak
ened the sleeper, who jumped up out of
"feed and went to the instrument, ex
pecting to hear that something dreadful -
had happened. He answered the call
quakingly. His indignation can bo im-
when the query came slowly and,
jm-'/WilXyoVL please tell me the time; my
clock has run down."
His answer is not recorded, but it is
safe to assume that the immediate vicin
ity became as warm as a hot box of an
The organization went on in the oven
tenor of its way until two or three yeara
ago, when it began to languish, partly
on account of a defection of members
who moved away from the city or be
cause the remaining persons would not
shoulder in the proper or necessary man
ner the worry and expense of conduct
ing such and organization. Then came
another club which was purely social
in its character and which was also
called the Phenix club. It may have
been that the similarity of names caused
a bond of friendship to be established
or that some of the members of this
body were capable of handling a key
and working the electrical current.
However this may be, the two organ
izations were amalgamated and a new
order of affairs brought about thereby.
The name was changed to the present
one, and under which it started out with
feright and prosperous auspices.
A flat, corner of Mat ey avenue and
Fulton street, has been made tho head
quarters of the club, and which may be
termed the main office of this amateur
telegraph company. Hero are located
tho battery room, which furnishes the
powerful fluid by which tho wire is
worked, and another, which is callecfthe
operating room, in which are placed four
sets of instruments and a double practic
ing outfit. A galvonometer, whereby
the wire is measured, so that the where
abouts of any trouble on the line can be
detected, is also included in this space.
Meetings and social gatherings are held
in a larger room running off from this
one. Eighty cells of battery work the
circuit, which covers a distance of near
ly eighteen miles in this city, mainly in
the upper residence section.
The old ".string" was overhauled by
an experienced lineman recently and
put in sufficiently substantial shape in
order to enable it to more readily resist
the wear and tear of it line in a large
and busy city. The circuit is placed
along the housetops on the route, and
trouble of any kind or, as an operator
would say, "bugs" are rarely met with
■or experienced. Twenty-three so called
'Vifflces" are on the circuit, all of which
have their, calls in the same manner as
do tho stations of a telegraph company,
"laong the present members of the
:...»:tre practical telegraphers of skill
r.iid records for sending and receiving.
Considerable rivalry exists between
them, and it is proposed at some future
time to have a tournament for fast trans
mitting and also for skill and ability in
receiving the Morse characters. Classes
■will be established in order to give every
one a chance. One of the fastest senders
in the country is the secretary of the or
ganization, Mr. Frank L. OatUn.—Brook
SUe committed Suicide.
Mrs. F. C. Boe, at Watkins, left this letter:
"My husband—Forgive me If I cause you trou
ble, but I suffer so. You do not know what
thote long, wakeful, wretched nights are to
me, and I am so tired, darling—the pain will
never be better. It is not easy to take my own
Jite, but I have been sick bo long. Good-bye.
my husband, I love you—your wl'e." This Is
but o.jo of thousands that give up, instead of
u«ißg Or. Miles' Restorative Nervine, and being
rpeodiif cured of their wretchedness. Go to
C. H. Hance aud get an elegant book aud trial
The Intelligent Foreigner and Buffalo.
A Bnffalonian writes from Nice that
in the smoking room of his hotel, which
is frequented chiefly fey English people,
tho after dinner talk is very apt to drift
toward American topics, and any guest
who has'visited that country sets up at
once as an authority on the subject. One
gentleman, a Scotchman and a man of
education and breeding, said: "Ah,
yes! I know yon Americans pretty well.
I was in the States some twenty-six
years ago." When asked what impress
ed him most during his visit he said: "I
found great laxness in tho administra
tion of the laws. In many cities I really
felt that it was unsafe to go about the
streets after dark. In what cities? Well,
in Louisville, Chicago and Buffalo, par
ticularly in Buffalo, where I saw great
numbers, hundreds of the aborigines go
ing about without restraint."
Our Buffalo frieud pricked up his ears
at this and made some incredulous re
mark. "Indeed, yes," said the other,
"the native red men in blankets and all
that." Our friend.observed that Buffalo
happened to bo his place of residence,
and that the only savages he remem
bered seeing there were the occasional
and inoffensive venders of sassafras root,
but the Scotch gentleman knew better.
Buffalo was a wild and dangerous bor
der town, and he did not hesitate to let
his American interlocutor see that his
statements concerning tie present com
mercial greatness of that city could not
impose on him. He had been there.—
When a Man Walks.
The man afoot on the surface of his
own earth is the true king; the so called
monarch who journeys in a coach or in
a bomb proof railway carriage is, in
truth a slave. Tho pressuro of the free
foot on turf or road exluiarates the soul;
the magnetism of our mighty mother
flows into our nerves and nourishes
their vitality; our blood dances through
our veins and strengthens muscle and
organ. The whole atmosphere is onr
own; it flows rhythmically into our
lungs and unites us with the sky. The
horizon wooes and stimulates the eyes;
they become bright and gain power and
judgment. Nature instructs us at every
step; her beauty must ever remain un
known to him who has not thus placed
himself face to face with her.
Distant hills slowly draw near and
unfold to us their wonders of color aud
form; winding valleys reveal their love
ly hearts to our orderly seeking, temper
ing their surprises by exquisite grada
tions. The trees are companions; each
yields to us its individual chitrm, and so
passes us on to the new charm of its
neighbor. The forests veil from us the
sky, as if to remind us of the beauties of
this earth; the broad plains smile to
heaven, in intimation that earth and
heaven are inwardly at one. Every in- i
sect, animal and bird vouchsafes us
glimpses of its secret life, which shuns
the monstrosity of our machines. —Juliau
Hawthorne in Lippincott's.
Meaning of "Sophomore."
Says a Cincinnati literary man: "I used
to think that the word 'sophomore' was
made up of the Greek word signifying
wise and the English word 'more.' The
word was tlius applicable, I thought, to
tne" second' class"" Trf 5 <""oiTe~g"B, \B__&
they were 'more wise' than their felliSTfs
in their own estimation. But it seems
that the word has a purer genealogy and
a meaning even less flattering to the
class of collegians to whom it is applied.
It was first used at the University of
Cambridge, England, and in its infancy
appeared in the form 'soph-mor.' It was
composed of the word 'soph,' a contrac
tion for 'sophister,' aud a Greek word
meaning foolish (moros).
"The college course extended over
three years and one term. The respect
ive classes of students were termed
freshmen, or first year men; junior
soplis or soph-mors, senior sophs and
questioners. This nomenclature was
transferred to tho American higher in
stitutions of learning, and in the form
freshmen, juniors and seniors Still exists,
while it has wholly disappeared on the
other side of the water."—New York
Total Eclipses of the Sun.
Every year there must be two eclipses
of the sun, and there may be five. These
are partial eclipses, however, except in
the comparatively rare case in which the
moon passes nearly centrally over the
sun's disk and produces a total obscura
tion of his light. Sinco the invention of
the spectroscope, in I*6o, there have
been barely a score of total eclipses, and
a number of these could not bo observed
because the belt of totality fell at the
earth's polar regions or upon the oceans.
The belt of totality is a narrow strip—
never more than 170 miles wide—where
the point of the moon's shadow falls upon
the earth. Total eclipses rarely occur,
therefore, at the same point of the earth.
At London, for example, there has been
no total eclipse since the year 1140, ex
cept that of 1715, and there will be none
during tho next century.—Professor E,
S. Holden in Century.
A Woman's Good jName.
Many people who would recoil with
horror from cutting a human creature's
throat, which really does not hurt very
much and only lasts a moment, will
murder a woman's good name without
remorse or compunction, and that hurts
worse than death for a lifetime. It
is a meaner crime than murder. "We
cry out, and rightly, too, against tho
sensational and depraving habit of mak
ing heroes of robbers and cutthroats.
It is a horrible thing to do. Aud yet i
have less of hatred and loathing for the
late Jesse James than I have for some
people who have never been convicted
of a capital crime, but whose tongues,
we know, arc worse than any knife that
ever severed a human jugular.—R. J,
Burdette in Ladies' Home Journal.
Blunder* in Future Rattles.
Caution will pay in a smokeless com
bat, enterprise and vigor will win as be
fore, but blunders will receive a terrible
punishment, fatal to armies and ruinous
to nations dependent upon them.—lron
The best spring medicine is a dose or
two of St. Patrick's PUIb. They not
only physic but cleanse the whole sys
tem and purify the blood. For sale by
C. F. Heinzenjan, 222 North Main,drug
California Vinegar Works,
sfts Banning street, opposite soap factory,
near Alameda and First streets, one-halt block
from electric light works.
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1892.
THE FORCE OF HABIT.
n Story Which Illustrates the) Cons*,
quences of Getting Into a Kut.
"It's strange what creatures of habit
some of us are," said Mr. Staybolt
"There's my friend, "Walter Gratebar.
Examplary man, capable and efficient
under ordinary conditions, but lost if he
departs from his daily routine His wife
is just like him, methodical in every
thing. They have roast beef for dinner
on the same day each week. There is a
breakfast bill of fare for each day in tho
week, and it never varies. Mr. Gratebar
doesn't remember the time, for instance,
when they didn't have picked up codfish
"Ho is so accustomed to these things
that his sense of taste now runs in waves,
which recur with absolute regularity.
It is probable that if picked up canvas
back was set before him on a Tuesday
morning it would taste to him more like
picked up codfish, for that's his codfish
morning, and his taste is set for codfisn.
As a matter of fact, he ato smoked L>eef
for breakfast last Tuesday morning and
didn't know it until night. It seemed to
him that there was something wrong
about that breakfast, but he didn't make
out what it was.
"Ho went to his business at the usual
time and began his work in the usual
way, but everything went wrong. When
noon came ho went to the same restaurant
that he had always been to, stood in the
same place at the lunch counter, ate the
same lunch that he had eaten for years,
and was back at in twenty min
utes, as usual, but nothing seemed to
go right, and as the afternoon wore on
there was added to his other woes a
feeling of physical discomfort. His
work dragged and he was late home.
"'I don't see what can be the matter
with me,' he said to Mrs. Gratebar. 'It
can't be anything I've eaten, can it? I
ate very little of the codfish this morn
"There was a strange tone in her
voice, and her methodical, but usually
very pleasant and cheerful, face now
wore a look of self reproach.
" 'Walter,' she said, 'you didn't have
codfish for breakfast; you had smoked
" 'Why, how's that,' ho said, with a
calm face, but with a lighter heart, for
it was a relief to him to know what was
the matter with him.
" 'We were out of codfish,' said Mrs.
Gratebar, 'and Mary forgot to order it
of the grocer.'
"And so they had had to eat Wednes
day's smoked beef on Tuesday, the cod
fish day. But they are running accord
ing to schedule now, and Mr. Gratebar
is himself again."—New York Sun.
Eat Itefore Retiring.
The wise doctors grow wiser with each
year. Time was when they were wise
enough to tell us that the chief of sins
against one's stomach was to give it
work to do before putting it to bed.
This was declared to be the fruitful
source of dyspepsia and nightmare and
other unholy afflictions. They are wiser
now, and tell us that so far from Ixring
j wrong to ourselves to eat before going to
| bed it is a wise and desirable thing to
' do, especially in, case of delicate persons
, jmtl growing children, or when tjie. food
has had time to thoroughly digestbefore
the sleeping hour.
Many a person has found this out for
himself or herself by personal experi
ment. There are a few persons so un
fortunate its to be unable to eat even
lightly before sleeping without having a
stupid headache the next day. But the
majority of people are only the better
for a little food at bed time. It should
! not he rich oj of great variety. A few
I biscuits and a cup of hot bouillon is ex
j cellent; so is a glass of hot milk sipped
! slowly. Cheese, meats, fruits and pas
! tries are not good guides through dreani
: land. Tbey know where the ogres d well.
! —Omaha World-Herald.
A little six-year old, pretty as a pic
ture and wonderfully bright, was in
vited out with a few friends of her own
age the other evening. It was at a Cass
avenue residence that the little misses
and masters were entertained. After
i an hour's romp, during which our hero
! me showed a precocious dignity, dinner
i was served, the lady of the house giving
I the matter her personal supervision.
■ When she reached this particular little
I girl the matron said, "Are you well
i helped, my little dear?"
"Oh, I'm beautifully helped. Be-yoo
| tifully, but what kind of a partner have
yon given me? Ho sits here just like a
little dummy, and hasn't said a single
word since we came to the table."
Tho small boy slid under the table.
! tho good lady laughed and the pretty
| little miss capped the climax by declar
ing that she would be so much obliged
if she could be helped to another part
ner,—Detroit Free Press.
Peter the Great* Motto.
Every one can appreciate the impor
tance of the slight matters spoken of, be
cause the wonderful results are now be
fore tho world. But the beginnings of
these things were treated with ridicule
or contempt. No matter how unimpor
tant a circumstance appears, it is quite
possible that great results may come
from it. In a small building which was
once Peter the Great's workshop in Hol
land is the inscription, -'Nothing is too
little for the attention of a great man.*'
—Harper's Young People.
One Fashion Explained.
Little Dot—Mamma says wen she was
a girl little girls wore white stockiii's
j wat didn't make their feetsall black like
Little Dick—Then wot did they begin
wcarin black stobkin's for?
Little Dot (after some thought)—!
guess it's because it's easier to wash
feets than *i> wash rtrr-k-im. —(•> .-xid News,
O, What a Congh.
Will you heed the warning? The signal per
haps of the sure approach of that more terrible
disease, Consumption. Ask yourselves if you
can afford for the cake of saving 50c. to run
the risk and do nothing for it. We know from
experience that Shiloh's Cure will cure your
j cough. It never fails. This explains wbv
I more than a Million Bottles were sold the oast
year. It relieves croup and whooping cougl, at
once. Mothers, do not be without it. For
lame back, side or chest, use Shiloh's Porous
Plaster. Sold wholesale by Haas, Bar ich &
Co., and all retail druggists.
With atmospheric burners, on exhibition at F
K. Browne's, 314 South Spring street A three
month?' gas bill for one family's .cooking, fl.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
A Different Task.
In the mayor's offico at tho city hail
there is a large safe used for storiug
public documents. Tho safe is set into '
the wall and was placed there when the
structure was built. Inside is a steel
burglar proof chest, having a four bolt
Yale combination lock. Tho safe also
ias a combination lock. After the death
of Mayor Doyle, in 1886, the little chest
was found to bo securely locked and
nobody had the combination. It then
developed that Mayor Doyle was the
only person who knew the numbers by
which the chest could be opened, and
accordingly it remained securely fas
tened, nobody having any idea of the
contents. The chest was unopened
through tho terms of Mayor Doyle's sue
cessors until yesterday.
When Mayor Potter took charge of
affairs he learned the history of the steel
chest, and a short time ago read the ac
count of how Herbert S. Page fathomed
the mysteries of tho most intricate safe
locks with ease. A combination of nat
ural curiosity and desire to know wheth
er or not any public documents were in
tho steel compartment induced the
mayor to forward a communication to
Mr. Page requesting him to come to this
city, and if possible open the little safe.
Mr. Page arrived and in the presence of
a number of city officials commenced
the work. He found the lock a most
intricate one, being capable of 100,000,
--000 changes. He labored forty minutes,
and at the end of the timo the bolts
swung back and the door opened. There j
! was nothing in the chest.
After opening the door Mr. Page stud
ied out the combination and discovered
that the combination, which it was be
lieved had died with Mayor Doyle, was
70-."io-4-56. The lock was designed es
pecially to prevent opening by sense of j
touch, and Mr. Page was highly com
plimented for his skillful work.—Provi
Jimmy Had Been Dozing.
There is a certain faithful retainer,
whom I will call Jimmy for short, who
has been in the employ of either Lester
| Wallack or Theodore Moss since the
! days when Jennie Hughes first played
in the "French Spy" and led society iv
Bond street. In the old days Jimmy's
duties were many and varied, and one
of them was to station himself on first
nights at the rear of the first balcony
in the center of a galaxy of billposters
and other lithographic guests of the
management, and at a suitable moment
to lead a spontaneous call for Mr. Wal
lack. Jimmy is now a bright, fresh
faced lad of fifty-seven, and is still in
tho employ of Mr. Moss.
The other evening during a perform-'
ance he was pencefully dozing in the
balcony, when a loud burst of applause
brought him suddenly to his feet, and
he startled the house with a loud call of
j "Wallack! Wallack! Wallack!" It was
I not until he had been cast into outer
j darkness that he awoke to the fact
I that it was not the first night of "The
j Shanghraun" that he was "assisting
j at," but the seventieth of "For Money"
jin the year of grace 1892.—New York
A During Sneak Thief.
Residents of Hyde Park can now sit
down to their tables and enjoy their din
ners without having the pleasure of the
meal marred by the fear that a "climber"
was probably pillaging the upper stories
of their home. The Hyde Park police
have captured Bruno Pruhn, a daring
sneak thief and porch climber. To bun
! are attributed by the police the nuiner
; ous robberies which have occurred in
i Hyde Park during the last few months.
Pruhn always uses the same tactics
iiu entering a house. He selects a resi
! dence which stands next to an unfin
i ished building and enters it on one of the
upper stories from one of the windows
lor the roof of the new structure while
: the family is on the first floor or base
, ment at dinner. Pruhn selected Hyde
! Park as a base of operations because
much building is going on, and he could
easily find a house to suit his plans.—
A Telephone Marvel.
An interesting and amusing instance
of the efficacy of the London-Paris tele
phone occurred the other day which is
worth recording. The Salvation Army
band were marching from the Royal
exchange playing the "Marseillaise,"
when an idea struck the men present in
the telephone room. The windows and
! doors were thrown open, and the at
! tendant at the Paris end was asked if
;he could hear anything. The response
i (in French) was immedyite, "Yes, I can
j hear a band playing tho 'Marseillaise.' "
| That a band of music playing in the
streets of London could be plainly dis
! tinguished in Paris is, we think, a Suffi
i ciently striking marvel of the Nine
teenth century science.—London Elec
Secret! Offered for Sale.
The center of the French ribbon trade,
St. Etieune, has been shaken with ex
citement on the rumor of the betrayal of
valuable trade secrets to foreign firms,
i A largo merchant received a letter from
I England saying that a workman at St.
I Etienue had offered to sell all the novel
! ties for the coining season, and agreed to
|go wherever required to set up looms.
I Investigation showed that a coi.iiii ion
I agent was the guilty party.—Paris Let
A Change Indeed.
I The transition from a profound search-
I ing of the heavens for new comets, as
j teroids and remote fixed stars to a rapid
transit down a rope to escape being
roasted is both violent and undignified,
and yet Professor Copoland, tho royal
astronomer at Edinburgh, made it when
bis house caught fire tho other night.
Restoring v Waterproof.
The following process is said to restore
to a waterproof the original softness:
Dissolve a teaspoonful of best gray lime
in half a pailful of water; wipe the cloak
well with a soft cloth, wrung loosely out
of this mixture; hang to dry and repeat
the operation in two hours.—New York
FOLLOWING IS A LIBT OF THE CHILD
ren who have been admitted into the Los
Angeles orphan asylum since the last publica
Half Orphans—Annie, Caiharine and Peter
'ionner, Filoraena Campasano, Ellen and Mar
garita Confreres, Clara Arena, Henry Ward,
Lulu Leva. Mary, Molina and Ida Boss, Louisa
and Mariana Garcia, Emma and Edward Lar
rivee. Lucy McLaughlin, David Villas, Lottie
Miller. Mamie Walker, Grace Simpson.
Whole Orphans— Lorette Tllson, Ro«e, Louisa
and Charles Benolt. SISTER JOSEPHINE.
May <i, 1892, 5-8 lOt
- * m '** m **** 9mxmam - — ——- —
A sense of fullness
and other troubles after eating?
Then you need a "Pellet." Not
one of tho ordinary, griping, tear
ing pills—it's a sickness in itself to
take them. But one of Dr. Pierces
Pleasant Pellets —the original Liver
Pill, the smallest and tho easiest to
take. The easiest in tho way they
work, too —they're mild and gentle,
but thorough and effective. Every
part of the system feels their health
ful influence. They cleanse and
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prevent disease as well as cure it.
They're purely vegetable and perfect
ly harmless. Sick Headache, Bilious
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stomach and bowels arc promptly
relieved and permanently cured.
They're the cheapest pill you can
buy, for they're guaranteed to give
satisfaction, or your money is re
I You pay only for the good you
This is true only of Dr. Pierces
We cannot explain how a
man gains a pound a day by
taking an ounce a day of
Scott's Emulsion of cod-liver
oil —it happens sometimes.
It is food that he can di
gest; we understand that.
But it hiust be more than
food to give more than the
whole of itself.
He has been losing flesh
. because he did not get from
his food the fat he needed.
Scott's Emulsion sets his
machinery working again.
Shall we send you a book
on careful living? Free.
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Your druggist keeps Scott's Emulsion of cod-liver
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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECT
ors of the Grapelaud Irrigation District.
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals
will be received for driving aud constructing
a tunnel two thousand eight hundred and fifty
(2,850) feet (more or less) according to the
plans and specifications on file ln the office of
said board, aud also ut tho office of F. C. Fin
kle, chief engineer ef said district, at the city
of San Bernardino.
Said bids or proposals will be opened at a
regular meeting of the said board to he held on
Tuesday, tho 3d day of May, A. D. 1892, at
their office in said district, at 10 o'clock a. m.
of that day.
Payment for said contract will be made ln
the bonds of the said district at their par value.
All bidders must accompany their bids with
a certified check in the sum of 1500.00 on some
responsible bank, as a guarantee that the sue
cessful bidder will enter into a contract with
said district, with satisfactory bond ior the
performance of the contract.
The board reserves the right to reject any or
All communications should be addressed to
E. T. Myers, secretary of said board, at Grape
land, San Bernardino county, Calif
E. T. MYERS, Secretary.
The time for opening the bids for the above
wotk has been extended to June 7, 1892, at 10
o'clock a.m. By order of the Board of Directors
of said district.
5-5 20t E. T. MYERS, Secretary.
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I)RINCIPAL PUCE OF BUSINESS, NO. 303
West First etreet, city of Los Angeles. Cali
Notice—There is delinquent upon the follow
ing described stock, on account of assessment
levied on the 7th day of April, 1892 (aud an
assessment levied previous thereto, on the 27th
day of January, 1892), tbe several amounts
set opposite tbe names of the respective share
holders, as follows;
No. of Cor- No. of . ~, ,
tilicate. Shares. Amount.
B. E. Fryer 15 20O0| «,_,. ....
B. E. Fryer 23 8005) *' zs 35
W. A. Merralls 21 71051 ««,( o«
W. A. Merralls...... 33 190oj ♦>•*" •'•>
G.W.Brown 16 1000; ,„„ ....
G. W. Brown 31 9000) "W OO
W. E. Fryer 19 100 P 50
Wm. Scrtmgeour... IS 100 9 50
Lizzie Merralls 22 5000 350 00
G. K. Lichtenberg.. 37 5005 350 35
And in accordance with law, to many shares of
each parcel of such stock as may be necessary
will bo sold at the office of tbe company, No.
303 West First street, Los Angeles. Cal., on the
27th day of May. 1892, at 11 o'clock a m. of
such day, to pay delinquent assessments there
on, together with costs of advertising and ex
penses of sale. J. 8. SALKEY. Secy.
Location of office, No. 303 West First street,
Los Angeles, Cal. 5-11 lit
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT, IN AND FOR
the county of Los Angeles, State of Cali
No. 10,007. Department 2.
In the matter of the estate of Charles A
Order to show cause why order of sale
real estate should not be made.
Joseph Mesmer, the administrator of the
estate of said deceased, having filed his peti
tion herein duly verified praying for an order
of sale of real estate of said decedent, for the
purposes therein set forth:
It is therefore ordered, by tho said court, that
all persons interested in the estate of raid de
ceased, appear before the said Superior Court
on Wednesday, the Ist day of June, 1892, at
10 o'clock a.m. of said day, at the court room
of said Superior Court, department two thereof,
in the court house in the city of Los Angeles, in
said county of Lob Angeles, State of California,
to show cause why an order should not be grant
ed to the said petitioner to sell so much of the
real estate of the said deceased at private sale
as shall be necessary.
And that a copy or this order be published at
least four successive weeks In the Los Angeles
Hkhald, a newspaper printed and published iv
said county of Los Angeles.
W. H CLARK.
Judge of the Superior Court.
Dated April 15,1892.
Endorsed-Flled April 15,1892.
T. H. Ward, Clerk.
By W. L. Wakren,Deputy.
Isidore B. Dockweiler, attorney for estate.
4-17 to 6-1
NOTICE OF SALE OF BONDS.
PURBUANT TO A RESOLUTION OF THE
board of directors of Modesto Irrigation
district, duly given and made on the Ith day of
May, A. D. 1892.
Notice is hereby given that said board of di
rectors will sell to the highest and best bidder
the bonds of said Irrigation district to the
amount of $250,000, bearing Interest at the
rate of (> per cent per annum, payable semi
annually, on the Ist d»y of January and July
of each year on the presentation of the interest
coupons at the office of the treasuier of said
Said bonds are issued by the board of direct
ors of Modesto Irrigation district, in accord
ance with, and by the authority of, an act of
the legislature oj the state of Calif ornia, enti
tled "An Act to provide for the organization and
government of irrigation districts and to pro
vide for tho acquisition of water and other
property, and for the distribution of water
thereby for irrigation purposes," approved
March 7,1887. *■ r > vr
Bald bonds will be sold for cash, and for not
less than 90 per centum of the face value
Sealed proposals and bids for the purchase ot
said bonds will be received by tho said beard
of directors at their office in the city of Mo
desto, county of Stanislaus, state of California,
and may be addressed to or left with C. B.
Abbott, the secretary of said board, at Modesto,
Cal., at any time after the date of this notice,
and until 2:30 o'clock p. m. on the 7th day of
June, A. D. 1892, at which time and place the
said sale will be made.
Said bonds will be each of the denomination
of $500, and will be negotiable in form and
will conform in all respects to the requirements
of said Act.
The board of directors reserve tho right to
reject any or all bids.
Bids must be sealed and addreaied to the sec
retary of saia board nod indorsed: "Proposals
for Modesto Irrigation District Bonds."
Done by order of tbe board of directors of
Modesto Irrigation district, May 4,1892.
FRANK A. CRESSEV, President.
I C. S. Abbott, Secretary. 6-12 to 6-7