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LOS ANGELES HERALD
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Thb Hbbald 1* sold at the Occidental Hotel news stand, San Francieco, for 5c a copy. SUNDAY. JANUARY 10, 1593. It is straogo that in a country so pel* iahed as Fiance politics should be so ferocious. And yet, considering the provocations to ferocity which exist there, it ia not so Btrange after all. The agreeable increase in the amount of our clearing house balances still keeps up. Though small compared to the increase of the week before, last wselr they show an advancement of twenty-five per cent. Mit Cleveland has announced that he does not. intend to permit his privacy at L-ikjwoorl, New 'Jersey, to be dis turbed. ia a hint to the importu nate office seeker which he would do well to heed. It ia not always the early bird that catches tho worm. Thk Monarch thinks that the repeal of the Sherman silver bill will benefit, California because this is a gold com munity, and sll contracts are made payable in gold hereabouts. That ia a view of the initttr we had not taken. It would be interesting.to hear Senator William M. Stewart on that point. The Examiner sclffa a panic in the air. Oh no! We never have panics when Cleve land ia at the helm. Tun better opinion amongst the labor ers and employer* as wtiil as the gen eral public appears to be against main taining fccythujj; in the way of an ex change in this city, such as has been proposed. Experience has shown tbat these have never succeeded when run by public funds. They have too often proved to be breeders of discontent snd asylums for loafers rather than sources of reliable, vitsl help to anybody. Let the council make no mistake here. TflE iJe>v Yorß World, in corcmEtitiug upon the fret that it WSI quite probable that bo amount ol vratest could prevent the election of Mr. Murphy to the United Sates senate, said that this did not in any way destroy the value of the protest itself. In a gene-.al way this h indisputable. It has long bo jq an as lorn with tbd American people that an ap peal always lies to their soOer second thought. The Herald, in opp-isiug tha conversion of a Democratic victory in Los Angeles into a Democratic defeat, through the action of the police com mission, has bean actuated by no per sonal feelings inimical to Chief Glace* It has opposed the re-appointmeut of that, official ou principle. The Ditno crane pariy has been simply betrayed in that matter by persons calling them selves Democrats. The next stage of the iuo'!te:y wi'l come np when the fire commissioners assemble to do t'ueir work. A thcraogn Democrat, and a reputable Democrat, should be elected to that p& ■itioa, or it? Republican chief should be re-elected. Democrats have reached Utah a stage of disgust in the matter that most of them are perfectly indif ferent. I-i not Moore as good a chief of thy firp department a* Glass is of the polio-; departmSßtr Why mike fish of one aod flesh cf the other? Moore has b;en hers longer than GIiSF, and helptd tt» inok; tor charter. Of course, Demo crats d^rf*—ad that some square-toed Dttmoerat, whose character ranks high, eh.'uld be elected. Failing that, they c*re tiotaiog for the matter. The coun try, the state and the city are going to be Democratic hereafter till the cows come hem*, and the day of reckoning wilt surely »rriv<s. The Heiiald simply U ->ld>? oat notos of warning. It iia» been tbe self-complacent habit of Americans to imagine that they had tho Wggert thieves and lobbyists in the world. We have been well cured of that «: liijeit. Any oi those Panama French man is a hu :K!''.b'jrry Above our per eituuitiu in thot line. There is some thing captivating aud altogether luvely iv a ma>> asking and receiving 1000,900, Of 3,000 000 francs, for merely dropping a "T'l^^estioii —conveying a c ir-u il hint, as it were. No wonder that tha man who had the sublime hardi hood to m*ke suoh a dicker should have designed and bniH tho largest tower ia the world. AJ. Eiffel simply suggested the lottery idea, and for that and noth iag more be pocketed that little dtutur. When M Charles tie Leaseps was asked if EflM bed done any work ou the bourse for this rest amount of spot cash he said no—that he had advanced the idea of a lottery, and that that had set tled the matter. Most of us have a col lection of suggestions that we would part with in j>b lots at a large discount on tower standard. Monsieur Eiffel is undoubtedly a man of nerve in many LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 15, 1893. lines. A person who will allow himself to be paid several millions of dollars for taking down and shipping to Aspinwall, and there setting up again, machinery that never had any existence, would probably even allow himself to be petted by a pretty woman. In fact, there is no telling to what point he might worry his complaisance. He eeemß to have gobbled a trifle over $6,000,000 as far as heard from, all the counties not being in, and about the only consideration for it all is what the more vulgar Americans are fond of calling "jawbone." Great art thou, oh Eiffel! Thy cheek divided around amoi t;st a regiment or two of hardy fel'ov a would carry them all for ward to ft most roseate fortune. THE DANGER IN FRANCE. The firet thiug that strikes us, who live under a written constitution, as the great danger in the French situation, is that the chamber of deputies has a dangerous amount of power and is mak ing dangerous use of it. Suppose, in disregard of the president and the senate, our popular branch of the gov ernment were to assume to act both as a tribunal to investigate and to try and punish, what would the people say ? And yet that is what the French cham ber of deputies,is doing today. And not only is it dding it but it is arresting and imprisoning persons even under the sus picion of offenses and paying small heed to the machinery of the usual processes and tribunals true, to the law. Even members of the senate and President Carnot are under sur veillance, liable at any moment to be denounced atid proceeded against by this one branch of the government that calls itself a republic of laws. It seems to us that this is an anomaly of government and that the. outcome of it ia not easy to reason about. President Carnot is not of the people, but merely the choice of an organized branch of the government that may dismieß him ac tbey first chore him. In this state of affairs in the government, which is made phenomenally worse by the fact of unparalleled coriuption all through it, cornea also another danger, alwayß exioting but more threatening than ever before, the bold and widespread demonstrations of tbe anarchists and socialist", who always thrive in timoa like these. With an honest and stable government and in times of peace and prosperity discon tent can be put down and defiant mobs put out of the way, as the commune waa put out of the way. But the soldiers must not act yet. The government is weak and guilty of so much corrup tion it dares not kill off tbe malcon tents. Never was such embarrassment! It cannot invoke extreme measures be- cause its own tenure is bo frail. It knows the treiner.dous disparity be tween the conservative snd the destruc tive foices in the world so well that it cannot openly invite tbe danger o! dynamite. France cannot challenge its inflamed masses of discontented to open strife when they have go good cause to complain. It is o danger not often threatening a nation, and yet twenty years of peace aud prosperity is such an argument in favor of a coutinuance of the republic that it would seem to have still a great tnifsion in the world. THE INJUSTICE OF HISTORY. In a great drama li'.ie the rebellion, ia which there were so many acters, such a rueh of affairs, so many occounts and estimates of events and participants that were careless or colored by partiean feeling, or even purposely distorted or misrepresented, there must have been, at the best, many praiees for the unde serving and much blame put upo.-i those who were real patriots and heroes. It were impossible to correct all these things, and perhaps unprofitable to dwell too much upon them, since there is so much we must put behind us and forget, forget as nature doss and go on, ever new forms aud creatures. But one thing has been claimed for General Butler, in the last d.ty or two's gush of eulogy, which is so incorrect as histor ical truths and so unfair to ths memory of others that it seems worth while to refer to it. j In a long sketch of the general in a leading coaat newspaper—and this, also, ia treated as true in the general dis patches—he is given the credit of origin ating the policy of not sending back ; through oar lir.es the escaping negroes, ' but putting them to some nsetto us in the carrying on of the war. One writer makes him the author of the proclama tion of 1861 to men effect. Now, the substantial facts are these: Gen. John Phslps of Vermont, a regular army offi cer, while in command of Ship island, off the Mississippi sound, in 1861 and the early months of 1862, issued an or der that slaves coming into his lines should not be sent back but held. He weut further, no doubt, than be ought to have done, and invoked impracticable reasons for his course. It was also in direct contravention of the Republican platform of 1830, and of the president's known policy. In other words, he in fused too much mere sentiment into his administration of this delicate affair. But he struck at the root of the matter, and it was the beginning of tbe agitation that speedily brought out the emancipation proclamation. The president had to demand of Phelps that he square hU account with the party doctrine, which was the government's position, of course, and require that he do nothing to interfere with slavery as a domestic institution of the bouUi. The old soldier refused, and was sent back to his Vermont home and was never heard of more in the war. Less than a year later General Fre mont raised the same issue, substantial ly, in Missouri, declaring that the colored people who swarmed into bis lines must not be seat back to masters in rebellion, hut through any aud all employments should be made to tell in favor of tbe union for«c». He also was required to modify his action and recall orders he had issued, and resigned rather than comply. In fact, during the first year or two of the war, with the armies in sonthern fields, at least, it was constantly maintained by the majority of officers and soldiers that we must turn to account the negro element and could not carry out the fine pro gramme of 1860 as to the domestic insti tutions of the south. General Butler relieved General Phelps at Ship island in the early days of the winter of 1862. He squared him self with the president and reversed Phelps' policy. A year later, being in turn relieved by Banks, Butler went home and soOn after to Fotress Monroe, where he had a command, and it was there, in 1863, with a ripening of not matured public sentiment and a tacitly understood Dolicy, as well, behind him, that he wT~iVouid~hold on to and ute the escaping slave, because he was contraband of war! The word con traband tickled the ears of the corres pondents about him and went over the country till it was so identified with tbe negro that he took it on as a name and carried it for years even after the war closed. Thuß does it appear that a cute and catchy word waa coined by Butler at a ripe season, and made him famous in this connection long after the real controversy over the negro had been settled through the martyrdom of others, and was about to be authorita tively defined by the emancipation proc lamation. We would not detract in the smallest measure from Butler's share in this, but it was small merit compared with the serious sacrifices that others had made in this behalf, and it is only fair that a simple recital of actual events should be made, ac a possible antidote to the poison of a certain hero wor ship which scorns facts. General But ler's services to the union were great, but common justice requires that his career be shorn of some of the spectacu lar which both be and his followers were too much accustomed to surround themselves with. It is only by honestly pointing out how these things some times come about, and thus explain them, that we can acquit historians of being eet down as "privileged liars," as Balzac said of them. Ir is difficult to understand how any member of the legislature can bring himself to oppose the bill to make prize fighting, ia all its guises and disguises, unlawful. We venture to assert that the frequent exhibitions of this brutal business has done more to discredit and curse San Francisco than any other one feature of its show business. Decent people in the city and out of it have been filled to tbe satiety oi disgust ever this sickening practice. And on a smaller scale, the same thing is true of Los Angeles. It is something too shame ful even to be seriously argued against. It mußt end or we must stand before tbe country disgraced. Wednesday in Sacramento will tell the kind of stuff our Populist fellow-cit izens are made of. It is generally con ceded amongst men of all parties that, after a ballot or two, the California Populiet ought to realise that for a sena torial quantity he is not quoted on the boards. After ono or two ballots he is expected to go for Mr. White. There are three men, two Populists and ov.e Independent, who have, in the hearing of numbers of people, said that, after realizing tbe hopelessness of Populist, success, they would cast their ballots for our townsman. Will they do it? The Herald thinks they will. Nore Oil at Newhall. 0. T. Dondore, president of the Ban ner Oil company, says the San Die.-.o Union, which has 1800 acres of oil beat ing land at Newhall, received a dispatch yesterday from the superintendent of the works that a heavy flow of oil had been secured in the well the company ia sinking. The diepatch read: "Got it. Oil rises solid 400 feet." This will be good news to the stockholders of the company, many of whom reside in this city. The well will produce about 60 barrels of crude petroleum par day, worth $2 per barrel. _ The sinking of the well has been car ried on with many discouragements, the cost of the work necessitating sev eral assessments. When down 460 feet the borers struck a vein of oil sand, but this proved to be shallow, and water was again encountered. The stock holders wete naturally despondent, but work was continued. At 780 feet last week a flow of gas was reached, and on Saturday the oil sand was again en countered. This proves to be 60 or 60 feet thick, guaranteeing a steady and profitable flow. At 696 feet the drill passed through a six-foot vein of coal, so the discovery ia one of double value, and the directors are naturally well pleased with the outlook. The company's prepsrty is located be tween other paying tracts, and the sink ing of other welle is contemplated. Wilson's Big Find. From Mr. John Wilson, bettor known as "Quart*" Wilson, says tho San Ber nardino Courier, who arrived in this city on Sunday last from the vicinity of Twenty-nine Palms, a reporter of The Courier is able to give its readers the following mining items from that sec tion : Of course every old minor in this sec tion knows "Quartz" Wilson. "Mr. Wilson," said the reporter, "it is said thai you have some remarkably rich gold claims near Twenty-nine Palms." "I have," said Mr. Wilson, "and if you will come-with me I will show the specimens from my new find about 10 miles from Twenty-nine Palms." The reporter, eager to look at the root of all evil, accompanied Mr. Wilson to his hotel and was shown the specimens. It is needless to say that the scribe at once wanted to buy a half interest, but, hiß pocketbook being depleted, stood no show. Mr. Wilson explained to the scribe the country wh- re his mines are located and said that San Juan was not a marker to his claims, for the mines in that eeetion are placers and his is quarts—a white quartz—and the free gold is abundant, ttie assays from which went from (900 to $400 per ton, the low eat assay going $116. He will have more news to give the readere in our next issue. Don't fool with Indigestion. Take Bekoham's rate, SOCIETY. The Clover Leaf club held ita fourth monthly dance of the season in Kram er's hall Friday night. The affair was as enjoyable as are all the meetings of this organization and was well attended. The young ladies looked very charming in their dancing costumes. Those pres ent were: Mrs. Bebymer, Misses Bow man, Austermel), Jackson, Clara Ben nett, Corinne Rbard, Kinsey, Sadie Biglsr, Burke, McGregor, Thatcher, Mc- Henry, Curti?, Longley, Greenwald, Fox, Hubbard, Flora Pearson, Ida Swan burg, Blackman, Hattie Pearson, Jenk ins, Sebile, Wilson, Gus Frost, Anna Frost, Sallie Btevens, Dryden, Minnie Sullivan, Johnson, Carter, Jennie Big ler, Whitaker, Beaver, Ivey, Tan ner, Steigerwalt, Windheim, Sabine, Glass, Huntley, Mrs. White, Messrs. Behymer, Barber, Brockway, Bowers, Will- Collins, Frank Erwin, Edouart, George Fitch, Fruhling, Gates, Harrington, Hopperstead, K. Hagan, Jeffries, C. Kitts, F. Kitts, Kin sey, Knoff, Lawrence, Legore, McStay, Mooney, Mullin, Moore, Mackay, Mc- Gregor, Piatt, Preston, Pettigrew, Royer, Randall, F. Reynolds, A. Rey nolds, Richardson, Robinson, Shepard, Shields, Tanner, F. Wilson, Y. E. Wil son, Whomes, R. Wanskowski, Wolfe Ybungsworth. Tbe social and entertainment given by the faculty aud students of the popular SVoodbury business college, on Friday evening, was attended by a large circle of friends and acquaintances among our influential citizens, and was a most en joyable affair in every way. Tbe large hall of the commercial de partment was decorated with a profu sion of evergreens and flowerß in a most complete and artistic manner, giving the room a very bright and tasty ap pearance. By 8 o'clock there was scarce ly available standing room, and shortly after this hour Prof. Hough, in a few appropriate words of welcome, an nounced the first number on the literary programme, introduc ing the Misses Beck for a piano duet, which was exceedingly well rendered, followed by » recitation given in excellent eiyle by Miss Mabel Kallock. Next followed a varied and unusually excellent programme, includ ing recitations by such popular favorites as Miss Nina Cuthbert, Mr. Tom Barnes, a vocal solo by Mr. Ragland, also by Miss Clay, with piano accom paniment by Mr. Stephens and violin obligato by Mr. Wilson. Messrs. Merry and Hill followed with a mandolin and guitar duet, and the literary programme closed with a selection by the guitar and banjo quartette, composed of Prof, and Mrs. Hough, Miss Rtfenberick and Mr. Hill, members of tbe popular De Lano Ideal club, which was perfectly rendered and received a deserved en core. Prof. Hough then invited every one to join in the college promenade, a special feature of the socials. Amongst the many pleasant receptions given to Prof. Joseph Le Conte here we are sure that hone have given him more gratification than that tendered him on last Tuesday night by hie old friend, Mrs. M. A. Knox, at her residence oo Cottage Place. After partaking of a sumptuous dinner the company gathered in the parlor and spent several hours in delightful conversation, Mrs. fCnox her self drawing tho professor out in many well-told anecdotes of the olden time, and especially in a very graphic descrip tion of a canoe trip the doctor made in 1840 from Detroit to Lake Superior, and thenca to the Mississippi, to the Falls of St. Anthony, passing over the present sites of great and populous cities with out meeting a white man until he reached St. Louie. Among the gutstß present to meet Dr. Le Conte were Mrs. George C. Knox, Miss Margaret Knox, Miss Johnston, Mrs. Hough, Mr. and Mrs. Harden, Mr. and Mrs. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Hyatt, Mrs. Price, Maj. H. Z. Osborne, Col. J. J. Ayree, Mr. E. A. Saxton and others. It was an evening of rare felicity and greatly enjoyed by the distinguished gentleman who was Mrs. Knox's chief guest. On Friday evening, January 18th, Miss Radie Whitcomb, one of the most popular young ladies on Ann street, waa given a surprise party by some of her many friends. Tbe usual games and dancing were indulged in and refresh ments served in due style, and it is needless to Bay that all present enjoyed themselves. One of the features of the evening was a cowbell serenade tendered to Mr. Rex Belcher by some of his friends. Mr a. W. C. Morrison entertained a party of friende in a delightful manner at her home, 1347 South Olive street, Tuesday evening, with music, games and dancing, after which delightful re freshments were served. Among those present were Mrs. Georgia Atkinson, Mertha Qwyn and Marguerite Abbott, Meesrs. J. S. Oliver, Robert Abbott, F. E. Scott, J. Harry Morrisey and W. C. Morrison. A surprise party in celebration of the twenty-ninth birthday of Mr. Charles Moser of SOI Augusta street was given him last evening by his friends. The following were present: Mr. and Mrs. Beebe, Miss May Beebe, Mr. and Mrs. Launtzel, Mr. and Mrs. Qerckens, Mr. and Mrs. Long, Mr. and Mrs. Chrtsten ses, Joseph Dominguez, J. S. Redowa, Mrs. J. J. Carpenter, P. Valenzuela, Lo Conte Davis, A. S. Ybarra, N. Guzman. Tho engagement is anuounced of Mr. Joseph Jonas of San Bernardino and Miss Marguerite Oohn. They will be at home to all their friends this afternoon, and this evening will entertain their many acquaintances as the Cohn man sion, South Olive street. DELICIOUS M Flavoring Extracts NATURAL FRUIT FLAVORS. Vanilla *V °* perfeot purity Lemon -I Cf srr«at strength. Almond -1 Eoonom y In their use Rose etc,7< Flavor as delicately •nd Uelielouely aa the free*. Srot* aflgga GERMEA! Hplpi, JgPtJ A DELICIOUS 11 BREAKFAST TRY IT! t i ■ 1,,-.,,..—„ i... ~| i i lTl -,,■■„■ . BCaBqW WM r I ■ SITHE CELEERATEDK VOSE & SON'S PIAMDP;:^. GARDNER <S6 ZEILLN EIR, Sole Agents 213 SOUTH BROADWAY. 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SIMMS, Manager. 12-B-3m fs-PAn Out Snip/ UlllJiu VlVulJJ»> Will k'ttlvl by the following BOted sires: Wooleey, 5337; O j Inca, 557; Fcho%(T2; A. W. Richmond, 1687; , v I Del Bur, 10!>8, Ksjah. 10154; Radical,49oB; OF HIBHLY-BRED I gtamboul Jr., 10142; Will Crocker, Ed Wilkes 1 and Wise. TDATTTXTP OTHPT/i Bel °«" ho ' it to ai »f , ° ° of =>* farm . l m IrillS I l\! I_< \ I 111 .IA I compelled to dlsrose of my entire lot of steck, ! [\ i J I II Mil I] I lillf\ / snd not baviug tlmn to devote to their sale A *v\/ A aj.a»\a v/ i \s vs 1i < otherwise. I have concluded te put them *p at \ PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BID TO BE HELD AT THE . \ deb. The stock are all sound, well brokea, j snd good individuals. The mares are all in OI IVR STRFPT START F*S / to my own stallion aud the highly bred V7V»I vc Ol 1 s * /aOA-HiJ, j young stailloxi. Freckles, 12600 (roeord 2:80). 628 S. 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