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LOS ANGELES HERALD PUBLISHED SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. Joseph D. Lynch. James J. AY Iks, AVERS & LYNCH, PUBLISHERS. i Entered at tho poitofuee st Loj Angeles ac second-class matter.) DELIVERED BY CARRIERS At SOo Per Week, or «0e Per Month. terms by M.ur., including postage: Daily Hebald, ouo year $3 00 Daily Herald, si* Months 4 f-2 Daily Hebalo, thrse months 2 Daily Hkru.d, ouo month »" Wkxkly Herald, one year f «*» Weekly Debai.i>, six months l ou Weekly Herald, three months J>o Illustrated Herald, per copy 20 Offlce of publication, 223-225 West Second street. Telephone 156. Notice to Mall Subscribers. papers of all delinquent mail subscribers o the Los ANOSLKS Daily Hf.3alo will be promptly discontinued hereafter. No papers will be sent to subscribers by mail unless the tame nave been ;>aid for in advance. This rale Uinflexlble. AYKKS & LiM-.H. The Herald is sold at the Occidental Hotel news stand. ,- v rancisco. 'or 5c >i copy. MONDAY. DECEMBER 5, 1898. DEMOCRATIC CITY TICKET. (Election Monday, December 5,1832.) Mayor 777 T. K. Rowan As-essor RsruoiO Bildkhkain Auditor.... Jons D. Sciiibck Street Superintendent D. A. Watson Sity Attorney Clarence A. Miller Treasurer John Bryson, Sb City Clerk A. Oefii.a Kneiuecr J- H. Dockweiler Tax" Collector John Brink Council. Ward 1 F.M. Nickell Ward 2 Daniel Innes War a 3 WM. A. Wilson Ward! John Ciianslor Ward 5 Dan. Nei hart Ward 6 George D. I'kseeli. Ward 7 Thomas Weiss Ward 8.7." John T. QAFFM Ward 9 K - a - lEvls Hoard of Education. Ward 1 B. K. Trash- Ward 2 B.W- Re » dy Ward 3 ,K. UiIISIOK Ward 4. DR C. T. P,:pri!R Ward 5 Mr.s. Maboarkt BCOMH Ward (i C- SCHASX Ward 7 Jamks Ashman Word 8. W. H. BUCKI.IB Ward 9 .Frkdekick LaMBOURNE WHY WHITE IS STRONG Saturday's Examiner has ranch to ssy in favor of Hon. W. W. Footo as. tho next Democratic senator from Califor nia. There aro few Democrats any where in this state who will feel like de tracting in any degree from anything Baid In favor of this knightly nr.d accom plished gentleman. Under ordinary circumstances, nothing would be too good for Mr. Foote, whose patriotic and honest work a? a railway commissioner is recognized us of special worth and significance. Ai a Democrat he is tbe peer of any man i:i tha party ; aud, if it were not for certain geographical and other considerations, he would have many advooates here for United States senator. But there are other factors in the issue, and they will be influential not only in Southern California but throughout the whole state. The geographical consideration alone is one of great importance. In the sen ate of the United States California ia at present represented by two distinguished gentlemen who live within a lew miles of each other, in San Mateo county. This is hardly an equitable distribution of either the honor or the power which attaches to the exulted office of United States senator. Its uniairneßs is aggra vated by the fact that California has never had a representative in the higher branch ot congress who hailed at the time of his election from a region south of Sauta Clara county. It i 3 simply ab surd to conten 1 that th s invidious dis tinction should hi perpetuated. Suih a discrimination has never ex isted in any other etate of the Union, aud it would not he permit ted to exist. Is might have been de fended, in the days when the southern portion of the state waa contemptuously dismissed aa tha "cow counties," 0:1 the ground that the population here was scant. Such an argument is no longer tenable. This section is now filled with a progressive, wealthy and eclectic pop ulation which can fearlessly challenge a comparison with that of any other portion of the United States. It has already given to the state two governors, as wag its right, first a Democratic and next a Republican, and it now proposes to give to the country a Democratic United States senator. It would be sim ply ridiculous to attempt to keep v; any longer in leading strings. Our interests are peculiar and distinctive, they ara of great and growing magnitude, and they should be treated in a frank and gener ous spirit. So much for the geographical aspect of the question. In tha person of Stephen M.White Southern California has a candidate for the United States senate of whom Bha is justly proud. Young, able, energetic, eloquent ned aggressive, he represents the aspirations of this aection in a form highly satis factory to the masses. While his large professional practice ha prevented his being a place bolder in a continuous sense, ho haa figured sufiicieiitly in public life to show the stuff of which he is made. As district attorney of Los Angeles county he established a high and exacting standard of efiieif ncy and probity for hia successors. Ilin career as a state senator was notable for splen did work in the interest of the people. During a portion of his term he was acting lieutenant-governor, and uit.n of all parties concede that he discharged the duties of that station with con spicuous ability and dignity. As tem porary chairman of the St. Louis con vention which nominated Mr. Cleve land for a second term he extorted the favorable recognition of the leaders of the Democratic party. Mr. White's party services have been continuous and valuable, the most bril liant of the series being his celebrated debate with Morris M. Estee. As to the merit of Mr. White's contribution to that splendid aud instructive discuseion, the Heeald has heretofore placed itself on record. He entered upon it at the initiative of the Democratic state cen tral committee, and it is not too much to say that his convincing arguments were largely instrumental in the mem orable victory which has placed Califor nia in the list of Democratic states. Thus far we have spoken of Mr. White as the candidate of the Democ racy of Southern California. But he is more than that. An overwhelming ma jority of the whole Democracy of the state wish to see him go to the senate. If it were possible to take r. vote of his fellow partizans on this issue, the matter would never thereafter bo in doubt. He stood forth as the Democratic champion, and more than held his own against the ablest debater in the Republican ranks. There ib no gush in this. It is the sim ple truth, temperately stated. That exceedingly clever writer, Mr. Arthur MacKwen, in a recent let'.er, while admitting Mr. White's strong hold on the masses, says that be doeß not be lieve that anybody- ought to have a mortgage on tho seuator=hip. No such claim is made for him. He is a citizen who has earned political preferment, if he desires it, and the personal claims which his friends can advance are rein forced and multiplied by those of a sec tion which has been neglected as re spects senatorial representation. It will be time enough to advance Euch argu ments when the conditions shall exist which call for them. Mr. White's can didacy is evolved from the logic of the situation aud from conditions whose force cannot be disDUted. We might add that much of his great strength as a candidate arises from the uuiverßal popular belief that, if he is elected, the people will have a genuine champion, utterly independent of cor porations or the money power. A GREAT CONSPIRACY THWARTED. The moat esE-ential point in the re markable political victory just achieved by the people is the breaking down of a great conspiracy against popular govern ment, whereby the United States senate was to have been indefinitely controlled by the Republican party. A general scheme of gerrymander can always be made a very formidable ad vantage by a party long in power; and this tbe Republicans have hud and dili gently used everywhere it could work tbem help. Iv several of the old states they were able, year after year, to elect senators in the face of a popular vote. Iv Connecticut, for inslnnce, there ex isted a str.te of things which shamelessly robbed the people of their plainest right and p-ivilege; and it has been continued so long that it haa seemingly become useless to cry out against the abuse. In Delaware one Republican senator had been secured, and it was only for tbe hoped-lor advantage in this direc tion that any serious fight has been made in that state. But, plain aa were all these signs nnd the tremendous efforts mada by the Republicans, as a general policy, to control the senate, it was not till four years ago that tbe full and desperate purpose of that parly could be measured in all its bearings. Then an open defiance of the will of the people was declared. There was no con cealment of the meaning of it among the bolder of the party managers. Tuere has just come to light the utterance of one of the shrewdest and most deter mined party leaders this country has ever seen. It was a bold and—as it, now appears-au authoritative declaration oi tbe party's purpose to set up the sen ale as a barrier to the will of the people. In 1888, after the presidential election, this man said: "We have now the political control of the nation in our hands for a long time in the future. We shall, aB soon as tbe next congress comes together, proceed to admit four new states. We shall carry at least three aud probably all four oi them. Then the new censuß will give us greater strength in the electoral college. With this and the added electoral votea that the new states will bring, the probability is that we shall have the next president. If we do not, t .c senate wiil be ours. It cannot be taken from us. We shall hold it permanently, and, however much the Democrats may control in the house, they cannot get one their messures through while we retain the majority of which we are sure in the senate." The popular vote was getting to be strongly againet the party in power. The house waa even then against it, had been several times and was likely to be often again, if not permanently. In a word, the Republican party was difcredited as to its legislative and gen eral policy. The house, fresh from the people, was not to be permitted to legis late fort lie people, but must be over borne by tbe senate, which is not only not elected by the people, but is in no wise in direct and constant touch with them. And now, what waa done in pursuance of this threat above quoted ? The first step was to be the admission of five ter ritories as stfctea to the union which would elect—Dakota being divided for this purpose—l 2 new senators. Several of these had not sufficient population to entitle them to a representative in con gress, and in many ways scarcely in a condition to be benefited by statehood; and yet tliore were taken into the union and given an eqnal senatorial representation with out delay or question five territories ad mittedly Republican, while another larger in population than any but two of these waa rudely discredited nnd de nied a fair hearing for admission be cause it was feared it might turn out to be Democratic in complexion ! It was the full intention and expectation to '•ontrol these new acquisitions and one ormoieof the small, and thus easily manipulated states, like Delaware, for instance, and make tbem into a solid body of eighteen senatorial voteß, and these would insure the party against en tire loss of political power. It could not prevent the people from LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 5, 1892. voting a loss of confidence, nor the house from proposing legislation on their behalf. But it could defeat ap pointments, it could harass a Demo cratic president, and it could generally obstruct and deprive popular govern ment of its main function —only this and nothing more. And it was to th'tß unworthy, unmanly and indefensible political warfare that the efforts of the Republican party has been committed all these last years, a simple and unde niable attempt to defeat aud dishonor popular government. Ordinarily, too, this scheme would have accomplished, [te purpose for years. Nothing in the common order could have destroyed or seriously disturbed this dream of cou tinuid power. But the recent election exceeded common calculations in its breadth of sweep. It settled many old scores that were not put in issue by party pleadings. Not only had it got into the popular mind and heart that the Republican party waa giving to the money power and to vast aggregations of especial business interests too much attention and too many favorp, and forgetting the common people, but it seems at last to have b.'eu made ciear that it was prosti tuting popular government to mere party ends. This was, after al), its crowning offence, a crime which no party can commit and live. It may, in part, regain power in the future, but it can never again claim to speak for the common people, who nlone can make a party stiong, or indeed make enduring popular government possible. CONDUCT WHICH CALLS FOR REBUKE. During the incumbency of Freeman G. Teed as city clerk there has been but little complaint except during the past year. His neglect to issue proper li censes to the circus lost the city in one day $500. Whatever blame attaches by reason of the fact that the contract to print the city ballots was let to an office which printed its card at the bottom thereof is also due to him or his depu ties. Such irregularity may invalidate the election and be ground for contest. Sir. I.uckenbach was, deputy when both of these serious blunders were commit ted. He and Teed should be defeated at the polls for the offices respectively of clerk and councilman, not alone because they favor cheap labor, but also because they are small enough in one instance to throw the blame on Tax Collector Thomp son, and in the second on Mr. lanes, who had no connection whatever with it. Tina argues the incompetency of both Mr. Teed and Mr. Luckenbacti. By voting for Dan Neuhardt for tbe council Teed wiil receive a well deserved rebuke. Autonio Orfila, the Democratic nominee for clerk, will see to it that proper li censes are issued aud placed in the hands of the tax collector. He is no friend to scab labor and is too good a lawyer to allow the Daily Journal to print its card nt the bottom of the ticket. He will bring to the office not only fino clerical ability, but the judg ment and experience acquired by years of profeseional service. I The Times affects great concern on ac ' count of Mr. Dockweiler's inexperience |as an engineer. That gentleman has 1 won golden opinions during his incum i bency of the city engineer's office. His : efficiency has been certified to by all the members of the council irrespective of ! party. His plana have been approved jby such well-known engineers as P. J. Flynn, Fred Eaton and August Mayer. \ However inexperienced Mr. Dockweiler | may be, his opponent is much more in j experienced in all that relates to city | work. But the charge is ridiculous. ! The people have confidence in the city : engineer. His first term of service de | serves the endorsement of reelection. Let no Democrat today fail to vote for good government and the Democratic ticket. There has been a full and fair discussion of all the issues and the can didates. If Democrats do their duty to day they will turn the bureaucrats out of the city hall. No one should be rec ognized as a Democrat who tries to dis suade any man from voting the Demo cratic ticket from mayor down. He may be a Republican or a mugwump, but he ia not deserving of the name of Democrat. Election officers ought to be prompt with their returns. They should be all in by 10 o'clock at tbe latest. A Strong Endorsement. Los Angeles, Cal., Doc. 2,1892. I In view oi the fact that the attention iof tiie public has been called to alleg-d : defects in City Engineer Dockweiler's outfall sewer plans, we, the undersigned ' members of tho ci'y council of Lob An j geles, desire to state that said plans i have been approved by the following | well-known and able engineers, viz.: ,J. P, Flynn, Fred Eaton and August Mayer, and have been adopted by this council. I In our experience with him during 1 our term of office we have found him . painstaking, capable and honest in all I matters pertaining to his duties. (Signed) F. M. Xickei.l, Daniel Innhs, Wm. H. Bonsall, W. 11. Rhodes, 0. H. Alfobd, 1). M McGakey, TIIEO. Su.MMBRLAND, Samuel Rebs, Card from tJhurloa IV. I' iliu j Editors Herald • In justice to Mr. j Inuea I wish to cay that I am not ac quainted with Mr. Innes, nor had we ever tiad a word of conversation with each other before the ballots for tbe muuicipfd election on Monday next were completed. All arrangements were made with City Clerk Teed. Charles W. Palm, Manager Daily Journal. Voters* Attention! j Dr. E. H. Le Due has opened an ofTin? ; for the treatment of the liquor and mor ! phine habits at 328)o Sonth Sprits: Btreet, rooms 2 and 4. Office hour?, 8 to 12 c.. m. and from 0 to Bp. m. Con sultation free. !SlO Monthly, No Interest. Obtain a prospectus for Adams streer Home .stead lots. Carriages to the tract at 10 and 2 o'clock. Southern California Land Company, •230 North Main street, YARNELL ON POLITICS. He States Ills Position lv Very Plain Terms. The following communication from Mr. Yarne*!! explains itself: Kditors Herald: The Times of thia morning takes exception to my com munication in the Hkralij cf Friday. It says it is a significant fact that I pub lished my views in a Democratic paper. So it is. When the Times made the un truthful statemtnt that tho Prohibition vote at the lust election had declined, and was asked to tell the truth, it de clined, preferring rather to deceive its readers than to do justice to r party few in numbers. What tbe Times says of me and my personal views is not a matter of im portance to me or tbe public. What it says in commendation of its pet lambs of the non-partisan Republican, tem perance, Law and Order league is worth considering in connection with the facts. Here is its own lauguagi;: "It is one of the very best commenda tions for Mr. Tufts that he is not a crank, and that tbe cranks do not come to his support. It is for tho best inter ests of this city that the liquor traffic should he obliged to pay a high license and submit to the closest regulation to insure good order. This is feasible it is within our reach—we have it now, and we want to maintain it." Now, what is the present status, that the Times and its pious pets, or Repub lican temperance dupes, are so anxious to maintain 7 It is legal liquor selling six days in the week r.ud illegal selling Sundays; it is gambling in defiance of law; it is prostitution, so open, brazen and impudent that every respectable citizen is disgusted with it. Who are tliese people that the Timeß commends as supporters of Mr, Tufts, as practical reformers and not cranks, because they are striving to maintain the present status and keep the Repub lican party iv power? They are church members," a goodiy proportion of tbem ministers. They are all professed friends of temperance and enemies of the licensed liquor traffic. In fact their churches say officially that "license is a Bin." The preachers preach against it, and they all pray without ceasing, ex cept on election day, that the wicked traffic may be abolieiied. These practi cal temperance men not only fall down and worship the Republican license golden calf themselves, hut they coolly propose that the Prohibition candidates shall withdraw, and Prohibitionists lay aside their principles and vote for license. These Christian men and ministers teach that we should alvvavs do right, and that it we do, Uod will so order that all shall turn out for the best. That is their simple Christian faith, until it comes to politics, and then they seem rather incliued to truet the Republican party and its sinful license policy. For years they have told us that to "license is sin" and to prohibit is right. Now, will they tell us when it is going to be time to do right? A good many years ego I made up my mind to vote the Prohibition ticket. A good, pious, temperance Republican friend, seeing the danger of such a move, talk- d to me after the following fash'on : ".Now, Jesse, I wouldn't do that. Ytu know lam a temperance man. I know the falcons are a great evil and ought to be abolished, but this is not the time to do it. Stay with the Republican party this time; for, if the Democrats get in slavery will be re established, the rebel debt will be paid, the fruits of the war will be lost, and the country ruined. Prohibition is right, but it is not time for it yet" —and much more in the same line. At each recurring election since then I have voted the Prohibition ticket, and each time I have been warned, always by good Republican temperance men, who were in favor of prohibition, that it was not time yet; that there was danger of the Democrats getting in and ruining the country, state or city. The idea, conveyed if not expressed, was that Democrats were not property holders, taxpayers and citizens like other people, but public enemies. Smooth Republican politicians, profess ing to be friends of temperance, told the story in a plausible way, and for years were able to deceive Prohibitionists and keep them in the Republican ranks, but in time it lost its force, coming from that source, and bad to be presented under new auspices. So it has bobbed up serenely, in some guise or other, at almost every election, but always the same idea —"Don't vote the Prohibition ticket, or you will let the Democrats get in and ruin the country." In tbe present canvass for the selection of city officers the old trick is being worked by the Gospel Temperance union, whatever that may be, seconded by the Law and Order league, and endorsed by the Timeß. The Democrats, as ueual, are the bogie men, and the Republicans the saints, who are to save our city from destruction. Any Prohibitionist who is deceived by this old trick needs bak ing over ; he is too soft. These good people make a point against Mr. Rowan that he is a patron of the saloons, shutting their eyee to the fact that Mr. Tufts is the same. Jesse Yaknei.l. SOCIETY. An informal receiption will be given Mr. James Whitcomb Riley by his brother and others this (Monday) after noon, December sth, from 1 to 3 o'clock, (diarp. It will occur at the St. Angelo hotel, corner Grand avenue and Temple street, and all Hoosier and California friends and admirers will be cordially welcomed. Mrs. T. K. Wilson and Miss Carrie Wilson returned yesterday from San Francisco, after an absence of a month. |J DELICIOUS 5 NATURAL FRUIT FLAVORS. Vanilla '■) ot Perfect purity Lemon -I Of great strength. 9KE| Z\ Economy In their use Ros© Flavor as delicately and dellclously a 0 the fresh ffrul* OUR JEWELRY M IST R And at once. We need the room for Pianos. We mean business. * BARGAINS * BARGAINS * BARGAINS $ BARTLETT'S MUSIC ! 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Ex iff, 'r —SSSjT • Fj WzL cellence of quality and beauty of style are, Ml Cs /] Vsi Al two things after which we always strive, and cx P erience has taught us that house 'rgg, jgg ~keepers generally seek the same qualities ! f -/fPljifw— cC* 'i\ when buying furniture. A carload of cheap I ! = r=== /^^™ ;r f°'ding beds just arrived. Another carload \'. "s^®—"" IjJimC of those cheapest oak suits at prices of in- jji) fW\ ferior goods. Qif W ' S - ALLEN, vtr*~ Bjjr] 334, South Spring Street. HAVE YOU AN HOUR That you can spare for en joyment and sight-seeing? Let Us Show You Our great assortment of beau tiful, useful, ornamental and artistic goods. Everything in the way of Furniture, Carpetings, Rugs, Lace Curtains, Draperies. LOS ANGELES FURNITURE CO., 225-227-229 South Broadway, Opposite City Hall. DOES YOUR TAILOR FIT YOU ? | DANZtGAR, If#llsll 217 N. Spring. MEYBERG BROS., 133 ' 138 ■\A-0 140 142 f» 14-2 MAIN I MAIN ST. ST - Be? to announce a GRAND ILLUMINATION and PROME NADE CONCERT at their CRYSTAL PALACE on SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10, at 8 o'clock, to give the public of Los Angeles an opportunity to inspect their MAGNIFICENT HOLIDAY EXHIBIT.