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FRIDAT, OCTOBER SI, 1892.
NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
GROVKR CLEVELAND Of New York
A. X. STEVENSON Of Illinois
Joseph P. Lynch Of Los Angeles
j.p Thompson uvJrL J H*Vi
a. a u>™ ......of w.iiows
Makcbs Rosenthal Of tan Francisco
Jackson Hatch ..j ■• y f .Ban.J^se
William Graves Of San Luis Obispo
W.L. oilman Of Merced
FOR CONGBESS, VIDISTBICT:
MARION CANNON OI Ventura
XXXVIIth Senate district J. R. Mathews
LXXth ASfembly district " ewar . d ( '°. e
LXXUt As-emblv district W. 1. Martin
LXXIId AS»emblydl«trrt T.J. Kerns
LXXIIId Asseinblf district.Frank G Finiaysou
LXXtvin .-«!>!•. Wvdistict James L Kays
LXXVth As»embly disttiet M. P. bnyQer
For Sheriff Mar ,V, n ,?-, M T h
For'•■niny Clerk W. B Cv leu
For County Auditor F. B. ( ol er
For Com ty Recorder i"S' = Beit
For'iaxColltelor E. E Hewitt
For Dis-rict Attorney H. C. Dillon
For County Treasurer J De B -rth b
For Public Administrator.. .W. B Scarborough
Fortotontr R. C. Gulra. o
For County Surveyor A. R. ctreet
ITdrtMrict M. T. Collins
IVth di trict J. H. B ewer
Vth dißtrict James Uanley
Justices and Constables.
_ „, , A . t j. B. Punlap
For City Jut-tices j L P-
For Township Justice G. 8. Bartholomew
_ „ , ~ I A. P. Richardson
For Constables X- L Sieweae.
The Chinese swear they will fight the
Geary act to the bitter end, rather than
be compelled to have their photographs
taken and show them to our custom
house officers. Now we want to ask a
question pertinent to this subject—how
much worse are they off than any
American who visits Prussia or Austria,
and has to produce his passport every
time he crosses the border line of any of
Attorney-General Hart has had the
(trace to abandon an obstructive attitude
which was uncalled for, and could not
be sustained, in the matter of the issue
of $395,000 worth of sewer bonds of the
city of Los Angeles. This official will
doubtless be a little more cautious in
future in meddling with the action of
the LO3 Angeles City council. The sale
of the bonds stand. Perhaps the attor
ney general will remember, in the
future, that it is time enough to give
his advice wben it is aektd for, or is in
the line of his official duties.
A great many people are asking why
the Board of Supervisors borrowed $75,
--000 for ninety days from the Sta'e Loan
and Trust company at a time when there
were $200,000 of the county's moneys iv
the hands of the County Treasurer. On
its face it looks like a very curious trans
action. Had this anything to do with
the enormous sums which were spent in
furnishing the County Court Houee, the
original estimates for which called for
only $50,000, but were swollen to nearly
$100,000. A little light on this Bubject
would be specially agreeable to tbe tax
This is perhaps as good a time as any
to remind the taxpayers of Los Angeles
that it costs them ju-'t $12 a minute to
run their city and county government.
That is, between city and county, they
are charged just two and a quarter mil
lion dollars for such government aB the
new court house and the new city hall
deal out to them. We believe we have
called the attention of our readers to
this fact before, but we shall refer to it
again before election day. In fact, we
Bhould not wonder if we were to refer to
The Chrouicle returns to its "mut
tons" on the senatorial question. The
Call, to which it has been the fashion
to allude as embodying all the decrepit
and Silurian features of journalism, is
turning up with surprising vigor these
piping campaign daye, and excelling all
its rivals in declamatory energy, with
just enough Attic salt thrown in to re
lieve its inveotives from the common
place. Mr. Da Young endeavors to place
hia anxiety as to tbe senatorehip strictly
on grounds of devotion to the interests
of the Republican party. The vener
able Pickering, on the other hand,
pricks thia bubble, and Bhows
tbe true inwardness of things. In
a threnody of touching vibrations
the editor of the "live" journal depicts
the great dangers of a lose of tbe United
LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 21, \m.
States with a Democratic successor to
H iscock already assured from Democratic
New York in the event that California
should elect a Democratic United States
senator. Mr. Pickering remorselessly
points out the fact that Mr. de
interest in the matter is one part parti
san and two parts personal. The ven
erable editor of the Call must have
struck some elixir of youth, for he is
laying about him in a way to excite the
admiration of all those of both parties
who would like to see an untrammeled
man go to the United States senate from
Mr. Whitelaw Reid, in hie letter of
acceptance, lays great stress upon the
danger of the Democrats capturing the
United States senate. We are afraid
we will have to agree with Whitelaw.
The danger is imminent. Nay, the re
sult is inevitable. He adds that the
same influences which would elect a
Democratic president would insure a
Democratic senate and Democratic
house of representatives, and thus pass
all the depaitments of the government,
except the judiciary, over to the control
of the Democracy. Well, Whitelaw, we
guess the people can stand it. That
would be a white letter day, indeed,
for the United States, which would
witness such a revolution, and
it is coming with the swiftness with
which the herald Mercury waß wont to
light upon a heaven-climbing hill iv
the old classic days. And what a tarna
tion good thing it will be for the Demo
cratic party when this great desideratum
is attained! Mr. Reid probably has no
idea of the unnumbered blessings that
will flow from the event whose happen
ing he deprecates. Then will be re
sumed the era of responsible and Demo
cratic government which was suspended
when Mr. Cleveland left the White
house. The soul of the Repub.i
can candidate is harrowed with
agony at the idea that
a government Democratic in its execu
tive and legislative departments might
redress some of the intolerable evils of
the McKinley bill. It undoubtedly
would. It would remember that a Re
publican commission, over which Mr.
Henry W. Oliver, a leading Pittsburg
iron-master, presided, reported ten
years ago that there ought to be mate
rial reductions in the tariff. The whole
sentiment of the people of the United
States demanded reductions, in the in
terest of the consumer and manufac
turer alike, at the very time when
McKinley added unconecionably to
their burdens. Mr. Reid will be
obliged to conjure with some
other wand if he desires to secure
the ear of the overtaxed voter of these
United States. In spite of all he can
say or do, the country is surely gravi
tating back to the control oi a party
which has shown, in the past, that it
knowß how to treat all classes and all
interests in an impartial and enlight
ened manner. The protected industries
and the trusts have never had a more
devoted and unscrupulous servitor than
Mr. Whitelaw Reid, and his weight will
help to sink below the waves the Har
rißon craft, which is already water
logged. Whitelaw's special plea counts
WATER FOR THE HILL PEOPLE.
The consummation of the Bale of the
Citizens' Water company's property and
franchise to the City Water company,
which we are told has been effected, re
lieves the hill portion of the city
from the urgency which was set up as a
reason why tne people should vote for
$520,000 worth of bonds in order to con
struct headworks, etc., to supply that
portion of the city with water. The
City company can now afford epeedier
relief to those living in the hills than
could be had even with the bonds
voted and work commenced aB
speedily as possible by the city. There
is no doubt that the old company with
ita facilities can give the hills a large
supply of pure water in sixty to one
hundred days, whilst the shortest time
we have heard mentioned in which to
secure a new supply by the city is one
year. Nothing, therefore, will be gained
by voting the bonds at once. We have
six years in which to prepare the entire
water eystem of Los Angeles, both for
the hills and the lower levels, and it
would be folly to encumber ourselves
prematurely with a debt of $526,000 for
a fraction of the great work tbat we
shall be enabled to undertake as a
Why thia bond election should have
been thrust upon the people in the
midst of an exciting presidential cam
paign has puzzled everybody. Tbe
election could just as well have been
called for a time wben the people would
not have been absorbed in national and
county politics, and when they would
have had their minds free to examine
the subject calmly and carelully.
There ia another feature bearing on
this matter in the result of the state
election which ought not to have been
overlooked by the council. An amend
ment to the constitution ia to be voted
upon on the Bth of November which will
doubtless result in authorizing cities to
extend the makiiig of bonds issued by
them to forty, instead of twenty years,
aa now. Thit is a very important mat
ter to the taxpayers, and nothing but
the extremest urgency should cause us
to fail to take advantage of the probable
adoption by the people of the amend
Suspicion always attaches to a meas
ure of this kind when undue and inde
cent haste characterizes the official steps
taken to carry it through. The adding
of over half a million of indebtedness to
tbe hard-tested taxpayers of this city is
not auch a trifle tnat deliberation and
thorough discussion should not precede
definite action upon it. Snap judgment
is alwaya open to objection, and particu
larly bo when it involves so momentous
a proposition aa the saddling of a large
debt upon the public.
,The Republicane don't want tbe beat
of any bargain, do they T Some time ago
tbe territory of Arizona floated a loan to
a New York banking house, composed
of three prominent Republican politi
cians. These fellows want to send tbeir
greenbacks to Arizona for bonds made
payable in gold coin, and refuse to take
the bonds unless so specified.
Ventura county is getting together a
very fine exhibit for the world's fair.
The collection of preserved fruits, small
grain, etc., is now on display at the
Rofe house, and is well worth the in
spection of anyone passing through Ven
tura. Tne fruits are put up in large
glass jars, hermetically sealed, and con
sist of specimens of pears, peaches,
quinces, prunes, apricots, etc., that
are not only of very fine appear
ance, but some of them of enormous
size. The exhibit of honey in the comb
will attract especial attention. It ap
pears inside of white glass bottles, of all
curious shapes and sizes, and is con
spicuous for its clearness, and the deli
cate regularity of the waxen cells. As
the comb is larger than the neck of the
bottle, one is puzzled to tell how it got
there, until informed that the beeß
themt elves built it inside the flasks.
This is an exhibit that will prove very
interesting to world's fair visitors, and
prove of value to Ventura county as an
advertisement of its productions.
Fkom all sides we learn that the pow
erful arraigompnt of the corrupt rule of
the ring, contained in Mr. 11. C. Dillon's
speech, published in Sunday's Hkrai.d,
has produced a powerful effect upon
voters, irrespective of party. The aver
age citizen by jo means looks through
the same spectacles as our esteemed
contemporary, the Express.
Thk crush in Chicago yesterday must
have been quite out of the common.
God pity the poor wight who had occa
sion to hire a hack or engage quarters at
a hotel. Chauncey M. Depew said the
fair would be worth $300,000,000 to the
city fortunate enough to secure it. The
enterprisipg denizens of that burg are
determined to improve on these figures.
With the disappearance of Benjamin
Harrison from the executive chair of
the nation, will aIBO disappear the hard
times now being felt. The next con
gress will be a Bilver congress and the
paper currency born of the war will
quietly revert to The "dollars
of our daddies" are quite good enough,
even for this advanced era.
In Arizona, the Republican central
committee is assessing all the federal
officeholders a percentage on their sala
ries and compelling tbem to contribute
to the election of a Republican delegate
to congress. It is hinted that several
federal officeholders are quietly en
gineering the movement.
The Grand. —The presentation of
Niobe last night at the Grand was a
it-ahy delightful event. The plan of the
play has been heretofore outlined in
these columns, so that it suffices to say
that the conceit of the Queen of Thebes
brought to life in a modern drawing
room through the agency of electricity
is ctrried out to perfection. The con
ceit was a happy one, and from its very
novelty a sparkling and witty dialogue,
iv the hands of such consummate ariists
a 9 the Paultons, waß almost unavoid
able. The beautiful wife,of Amphion
wakes to life amidst the litter of a New
York house of the ordinary modern vul
gar mould. She steps down from her
pedestal in the chaste and simple and
severely classical drees in which tbe
gracious matron born in Athens aud
ruling in Thebes would have offendtd
no one in her own times and amongst
her own people, and which could only
offend a prurient purist of today. The
c implications arising from her antique
manners and speech, when thrown into
a frivolous and not at all diguifitd com
pany, are indescribably funny. It would
be unjust to Isabelle Coe. who per
sonated Niobe, not to say
that she looked and acted the
antique celebrity to perfection, which is
anotfier way of Baying that she was
graceful and statuesque. It ia very
doubtful whether an Athenian dame
would suffer by a comparison with the
belle of the drawing room of today. The
part rtquired high artistic capacity, and
the requirement was most admirably
met by this gifted actress.
Mr. George R. Edeson, as Peter Amos
Dunn, the reviver of Niobe from her
sleep of centuries, is an exceedingly
clever comedian, and was a henpecked
husband of melancholy visage who man
sued to create an immense amount of
hilarity amongst the audience. He is
desperately funny, and kept the houee
in a roar with the very material assist
ance of the revivified Niobe. Minnie
Monk gave a good character sketch in
Helen Griffin. The rest of the cast was
fair, but calls for no special note.
Niobe has nothing' in common with
Galatea but the fact that in both life is
breathed into a marble statue. As some
lines appeared in the Herald, afier
wards corrected, stating that the play
verged upon indelicacy, we again say
that there is not a line in it which could
justly offend the most fastidious. It rip
ples with pure and innocent fun, and
fun of a cleverly constructed sort, from
opening line to end. We will just add
that those of our amusement goers who
fail to see it will miss a great treat. It
is given tonight and tomorrow night and
at a matinee Saturday.
General B. F. Partridge, well known
in Grand Army circles,died at Bay City,
Mich., Wednesday night.
Mrs. Lucy Whalen, niece of the Mor
mon prophet Joseph Smith, died at
Bur'inutou, la., Wednesday night,
At Homestead, Pa., the non-union
boarding house of Mrs. O'Neill was set
on fire Wednesday night. There is no
clue to the incendiary.
At Columbia, S. C, Josh Mathews
and wife went to a campmeeting, locking
their four children in tbe house. The
house caught fire and. the children were
burned to a crisp.
Hazelton, Pa.. Squire O'Donnell, a
prominent politician and justice of the
peace, was shot and killed by his con
stable, Isaac Phillips, as the result of a
Never be without It. Mr. Cha«. Vlrscher, 41
Lincoln avenue, Sprlngßeld, 0., w lte«: "Klve
doiec ol Dr. noil. Cou-h Syrup cured me of a
severe cough. 1 shall always keep It."
SENOR COLUMBUS IN IT TODAY.
Los Angeles Will Fittingly Re,
Features of the Celebrations and tke
The Bplxeopal Clm roll Services This
Evening—Features of the Parade.
Observances of the Day at
The indications are that Columbus
day will be celebrated in Los Angeles
today with elaborateness.
Yesterday the city began to put on its
gala attire, and by night business houses
and residences all over the city were em
bellished with flags and bunting. Many
elegant designs have been carried out on
business bouses, and it is probable that
the decorations will be tbe moat exten
sive seen in the city for many a day.
The preparations for tbe various parts
of the programme are very nearly com
pleted, and the parade promises to be a
brilliant one. The exercises at the pa
vilion will be very interesting, and the
fireworks at night gorgeous.
THE KI'ISCOPAL CHURCH OBSERVANCE.
Theclernyof the Episcopal church of
this city will hold a service commemo
rative of the discovery of-Aruerica, to
dfty, at St. Paul's church, opposite the
Mxtti-street pa>k, at 7 :30 in the evening.
Bishop Nichols has issued the form of
service which will be used on this occa
sion, including a rendition of the Te
Deum, an anthem suitable to the day,
the national hymn, My Country, 'Tie of
Thee, with appiopriate psalms,scripture
lessons and prayer, one of which is an
adaptation of one used by Columbus.
The rector of Christ church, the rev.
Alfred S Clark, is to preach the sermon,
who expects to treat his subject in a
broad aud liberal spirit.
The congregations of the Episcopal
unions were especially invited last Sun
day in their respective churches, and a
general invitation iB now ex
tedded to the public to join
in this distinctively religious service.
Amongst those especially invited may
be mentioned the Hon. Mayor Hazard,
the superintendent of public education,
tne general commanding and staff of the
military department of Arizona, Gen.
Johnson and staff, with Col. Schreiber
and tbe local companies of tbe National
Guard of California. Also the princi
pals, teacheis and pupils of the follow
ing private schools: St. Hilda's hall,
Glendale; Mies Marsh's school for girls,
and the Marlborough. Special seats will
be reserved for thoee holding special in
vitatiens. The ladies of the church,
under the directions of the wardens, are
to have the national colors for the prin
cipal decorations, co aB to impart a na
tional and festal look to tbe occasion.
The hour set for the service was decided
in view of the other celebrations of the
day, civic and scholastic. The church
authorities would be pleased to see tbeir
fell m-christians with tbem in large
» THE PARADE.
The parade will Btart at 1 p. m. sharp
from Upper Main street and the Plaza,
march down Main street to Fifth, west
on Fifth to Spring, north on Spring to
Temple, east to Main, south ou Main to
Second, west on Second to Broadway,
thence lo Fifth and the pavilion.
Among those to contribute to the music
there will be Mrs. W. T. Barnett. Mies
E Sormano and Miss A. Roattino. Tbe
orators of the day are: Mayor H. T.
Hazard, W. T. Williams, Sefior J. Rob
arts and Signor F. Slatri.
The fireworks will take place at 7
o'clock at the Wolfskill tract on Fifth
street, near The Arcade depot. At 8:30
o'clock there will be an invitation ball
at the pavilion.
Preparations for tbe celebration of
Columbus day, on tbe East Side are
completed. At 9 o'clock a. m. the pupils
from the several schools will assemble
at the Hellman street buildintr, and
join with Gelcich post, G. A. R., and
the two local companies of the Boys'
brigade in appropriate exercises. The
programme will consist of singing the
national songs, recitations, etc., and
one or two patriotic addresses to the
children. At the close of the exercises
the G. A. R. men will march to the
Ann street school, just over the river,
anil assist st similar exercises there.
Tbe We*t Vernon school trustees have
put in a fine flag pole on the school
house. It is 40 feet high and is sur
'inted by a gilt ball and a pen four
feet long. A beautiful large fiag will he
flung to the breeze, with appropriate
Columbus day exercises by the pupils.
Kxercises will also be held in the even
ing and all the Grand Army men in tbat
district are invited to attend.
The members of Stanton post are re
quested to assemble at the post room,
South Spring Btreet, at 8:30 a. m.,
to proceed by care to Rosedale school to
take part with Crook post and tbe chil
dren of the school in the celebration of
Columbus day. Every member of the
poet is expected to turn out.
The pupils of the San Gabriel public
school expect to have a grand time in
celebration of tbe discovery of America.
There will be a flag raising and various
literary exercises. The flagstaff, 80 feet
high, is already in place.
Columbus day exercises will be held
thie morning at the High school, at the
Ban Pedro-street school, from 9 to 10
o'clock; at tbe Cathedral school, on
Lon Angeles Btreet, between Second and
Third streets, at 9:30; and by the Al
pine school at 10 t.'flock, at tbe Sand
street school bnildirg.
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We will occupy the NEW BICKNELL BLOCK
on BROADWAY, opposite the City Hall, about No
vember ist, with a new line of goods.
We intend to close out our present stock before
moving, and will name prices that will sell the goods.
We invite inspection and comparison in prices.
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