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DAILY HERALD.
THE FLORAL FETE.
Tlie Second Day of the
Great Animal Exhibit.
THE PROCESSION LAST SWOT.
What is Doinp; In the Several
Booths, and tho Re
sults.
W The '.act of space in the Herald yester
d«y cut the r. porter oil' in medias res and
left half tbe booths unnoticed, with a full
five column article of closely condeuscd
facts to tell half the tale. Among tho im
portant matters crowded out was a state
ment of the results financially. For tickets
the income for the first uight was $969.60. At
the candy booth SCO were taken In, aud at
the lemonade boolli $18. Below will be
found further dotails of these fascinating
figures.
Before going further it might be just as
well to say that the ladles are in great need
of llowers. All who have llowers of any sort
should send them forward by their districts
on the proper days. The season is a late
one. and the weather just now is uuusually
cold for April. The big wind last Sunday
destroyed much of the beauty in Flora's
realms hereabouts aud besides all this there
are but few of the neighboring towns taking
part this year. Los Angeles is lelt, with San
Gabriel and tbe Alhambra, Orange aud
Santa Monica, to furnish forth the whole
display. Pomona has nobly sent in a fine lot
of buds and blossoms to help. Bear these
things in miud, and send forward all your
choicest treasures to aid tho ladles iv their
noble work of charity.
THE BOOTHS.
The Violet Booth, Just north of the west
center of the pavilion, is one of the most
attractive lv the fair. Among other beauti
ful things there tho most noticeable Is a
fine American Hag. The red stripes are of
thellowersof the fine double fish gerani
ums that abound here, the white of the
modest and favorite marguerites, -.he
ground in tbe starry sky Is of heliotrope
and the spangles ate of fine golden wild
suu flowers Another very pretty piccp at
this booth is a cross of the lovely blue
grass flowers, wild beauties peculiar to
California, and whioh are really a species
of the lily family. Tho cross is encircled i
by a crown, made of beautiful marigolds,
each llower the size of a new dollar Tbe :
piece came from St. Pail's Kpiscoral i
church, where It was used on Easter day,
and was kindly sent in to tbe fair ou Mon
day. 1
MRS. CROCKER'S GIFT.
Late on Monday afternoon Mrs. E. B '
Crocker visited the fete and presented to
theladlesa Bpleudid shield. It bears in j
lovely red tiowers the legend: "The North
cm Citrus Belt Sends Greeting to the i
South." Tho llowers all grew lv Sacrameu- ,
to, where the piece was put together by
hands certainly artistic, aud it was thou
shipped here by express. The several parts j
of the design aro made of choice and ex- ,
quisite roses, gcrauiutns, stocks and inari- ,
golds. The gift was a m ist thoughtful at
tention on the part of Mrs Crocker and >
is greatly appreciated by the ladies. ,'
THE SODA WATER BOOTH. ]
This attraction is on the west side and .
down near the stage, close to the west wall 1
of the building. I here is represented a
bank of green and white, composed of the
choicest evergreens, palm leaves and smi- 1
lax for the i ne color, aud marguerites, ger
alliums, and Sweet Alice for the oilier.
There I« also a beautiful basket of the lust !
named flower. Here a bevy of charming •
young ladies, sweet and elllorcscent as tbi
wares they serve, are ever willing to quench
the thirst of tbe visitor with the sparkling
liquid iv some one of its seductive forms,
accompanied by a smile or a glance worth
more than the choicest beverage ever dis
tilled. The results of all these attractions '
will be found further ou.
A OUT FLOWER BOOTH
Presided ovor by Mrs. Slram is next Dorth j
of tbe last described. Here boutonieres are
on sale as well as bouquets of other sorts.
There arc perhaps 100 varieties of roses in
his booth. Mrs. Straus has » rare and very
fine daisy known as the Parisian variety.
It is new here and is worth seeiug by these
interested in
COMINtI EVENTS.
As the Herald's space is greatly pressed
upon to-night, it will be possible to say little
more, excepting a few random remaiks
about the future. Next Monday night there
will be a great ice palace.
Friday of next week the Los Angeles
wheelmen will appear ln a bicycle tourna
"lo-morrow night Mrs-. Blanchard will give
an entertaiumeut of the children of the
Baud of Hope. , ~ ~ „,
Some night next week Major Kuasell will
give an exhibitiou of the Eagle Corps, N. G.
C, nud also Castle Guard Lodge No. 2,, U
It. K. of P. ,__ . -
To-night tho great procession of Queen
Flora's realm will he repeated. The uames
and characters were given lv the Herald
yesterday. It were vain to attempt any de
scription of the lovely scenes, either as the
participants sat grruped on the stage
or a= thoy passed around the hall, rue
effect was too beautiful for words to por
tray. The whole thi ug must be seen. To
night the procession will pass three times
around the hall, and si the little ones now
have the benefit of a little experience tbey
will uudoubtedly move more slowly.
Next Saturday tho first lino of the Great
R gl6tcr is to be sold at auction. The l our
sot is 9 o'clock. It should bring a good
round sum of money for tbe ladieß.
NOTES.
Booths neglected to-day lv the HEBALD
will be taken up to-morrow.
The ladles set a fine lunch at noon, this
is a good time for business men to Eec the
llowers and take their lunch, thus encour
aging the ladles. ,
Mrs. Stephens has a lively time register
ing the names of visitors. The first line on
a page is 2oe, and all ither entries sc.
MissJuana Neal, and Miss Mary Elder
render very efficient aid iv the cut tlower
booth of Mrs. C. J. Fox.
The contributor's names will appear in
the Herald to-morrow.
THE DISTRICTS
From which lt.nvers will be collected to-day:
No. 11. All west of Figueroa or Pearl from
Washiugtou to Ninth streets, including both
sides of p.'srl.Washingtou aud Nluth streets.
Mrs. Dr. Clacius in chargo
No. 12. All west of Pesirl street, including
botli sides of Pearl, from Ninth to Second
aud Diamond streets, uot including Second
street. Mrs. W. J. Brown in charge.
No. 13. From Pice to Sixth street, from
Pearl to Olive, not including Pearl, but in
cluding botti sides 61 OH vc and Sixth streets
Mis. William Mayuanl In charge.
No. U. From Olive to Maiu, from Pico to
Sixth, not including Main, Olive or Pico,
but including both sides of Sixth, from
Olive to Maiu street. Miss Mamie Smith
and Miss Belle Smith in charge.
No. 15. From Sixth to Fourth streets, from
Peat! to Maiu, not including Maiu or Sixth
dih including both sides of Fourth Btreet.
Mis. J. Brousseeu iv charge.
FINANCIAL RESULTS.
Tuesday, April 12th, opening day.
Receipts at the door tW>9 Ml
Mrs. Chaudler. rose booth 3 06
Mrs. Maxwell, button hole bouquet 12 45
Mrs. Do Szigethy, candy 0111
Mrs Lemou, soda booth 1135
Mrs H. T. Hazard, lemonade ... . 17 20
Mrs Stephens, register 20 80
Mrs Chas. Prager, ice cream 100 00
Mrs J. C. NVwton (Svu Gabriel) 926
Mrs Dutikolberger, rainbow booth 6.20
Last uight, for tickets _H 00
American Opera.
The National Opera Company's proposed
season here at the Pavilion, is occasioning
a lively Interest and excitement among
that class oi amusement seekers known as
opera goers, for tho reason that the grand
works ot the master writers of opera from
GHick to Dellbes are given.it is said, by
tbis company on a scale of musical excel
lence and spectacular grandeur never be
fore attempted by auy organization formed
in this country for the representation of
grand opera. This gigantic combination
numbers 305, and consists of Thomas' cele
brated orchestra of sixty artists, under the
leadership of Theodore Thomas. The bal
let numbers ninety-two, and is tbe largest
ballet ever seen iv this country. The prin
cipal singers number fifteeu, and are artists
of acknowledged reputation and wide ex
perience, and most of them will be heard
hereforthe first time. The chorus, which
is a strong feature with this company, num
bers 100 singers, selected after a severe
competition irom almost every State in the
Union. The scenery, costumes, properties,
electrical apparatus and other parapher
nalia for the spectacular side of the per
formances requires fourteen cars for trans
portation, aud requires the services of
forty-two stage carpenters aud assistants.
This fact alone will give some idea of the
iinmeu«o resource of the compauy in stag
ing tho operas aud ballets. The visit of
such a celebrated troupe to Los Angeles
should arouse the mußical community of
our city not to be behind San Francisco in
its welcome and support. Our local mana
ger, Martiu Lehman, who is canvassing for
subscriptions for the season, is meeting
with a liberal re-pouse, and states that he
will brlug tbe company here if hehssto
put iv part of the guarantee himself. He
has arranged with tho railroad company
to have evening trains on the nights of the
opera, giviug our neighbors a chance of
stcing the performance and returning home
the same evening.
"Nature in her visible forms "
The lady has wrought a painter's palletto
and brush of stocks, geraniums aud other
flowers She exhibits many Hue specimcus
of fuchsias, marigolds, amaryllis, galladios
ana nasturtiums A "horn of plenty"
made of straw and decorated with 60 varie
ties of exquisite pansies is very well douc.
THK BOUO.UKT IIOOIH
Is to the left of tbe stage as oue faces it,
aud well up in front. Ou both Bides ol it
are immense circles of tiowers at least tan
feet high, aud tbe band of flowers at least
two feet wide. A flne basket of marigolds
and marguerites hangs within, and all
around are multltudts of bouifbets of all
sorts on sale for the benefit of the Ic'te- The
spot is a great center of attraction to all the
young gallants, more bsciusc of the fair
fingers sweet smiles and bright glances
with which the pining on of the llowers is
accomplished than for the beautiful flow
ers themselves.
CUT ROMS BOOTH.
To the left ceuter of the Pavilion as ono
faces the stage, is the cut rose booth. The
feature of this is a huge fan with rays et
least fifteeu feet long from the handle to the
tip, aud tbe segment of tha circle described
by its rim is fully thirty feet. It is made of
evergreeus, piuk gerauiumns, marguerites
and veroonas. On the stand Is a flue dis
play of roses and pinks. There is also a
gorgeous display of Wisteria, aud one of
myrtle ln bloom.
M RMOBI ES OK MOW,
The manager, Mr. Colburn, with warm
memories of his old home In tbe bleak
north, has three scenes which revive vivid
ly the days of one's boyhood. One is a tob
bogganiug slide, whore the snow is made of
marguerites and tbe sled of geraniumus
The second is composed of a suowshoe aud
cap, the former composed of many llowers,
and the latter of bauksia roses and gerani
ums . The third Is a complete outfit for the
gtme of polo. All three are very well dove.
In tbe center of the buildlug is a huge
fountain.arouudwhichls the rose bank. The
area covered by this is very wide. The bank
is made of evergreens with large pillows of
ra-.es at intervals. The renorter counted
two of these cushions and found close on to
1000 rosea of many varieties iv each. The
entire exhibit is probably mado up of some
16,000 to 20,000 roses. Tbe blooms are
changed about every other day.
To the right of thia is the great floral ship,
"Siuthern California." The masts are of
poles covered with evergreens; the rigging
of Hue wreaths of tbe same material; the
hull Is of geraniums, and the sea of pansies;
she is freighted with a cargo of citrus fruit.
Tbe craft is very rakish in design aud beau
tiiul in execution. She measures 13 feet 6
inches over all. The work was done by
Mrs. D. X.Miles, Mrs. J S.Cbapmanand Miss
Yokum, all of deft fingers and artistic taste.
Mr. Donald Ames rendered very efficient
aid to tue ladies in this and in many other
matters. He is so obligingly willing and so
handy.
THE BULBOUS BOOTH
Near the door is tho booth set apart for
bulbous plauts. A visit to tbis will well
repay any one who loves beautiful flowers.
Among the things noticed there aro several
varieties of the following favorite llowers;
Amaryllis, iris, double poppy, pink peonies,
eseallouia llorlbuuda, oruithßgalum umbel
latum—black-eyed Susau-Ixias, rauunculi,
bougalmvillla spendons, cyclamen or shoot
ing star, and mauy othors.
THE 810 SHOE.
There Is near the front a iloral slipper
It is large enough to hold tbe old worn iv of
Mother Goose fame and all her hungry
tribe, but so lovely that the clamorous
urchins would probably have starved with
great satisfaction if theirs had been so
beautiful a home. The affair is a x feet
long—big enough for tho Flying liutcumau
of the "seven-league boots," or Finn Mc-
Cool wheo he Btepped from the Giant's
Causeway lv tbe north ol Ireland
to Manchester ln England, sceop
ing out Lough Roa aud casting
it Into the sea, where it made a stepping
stone for him there, and where it remains
now aa the Isle of Man. But it would he too
handsome for either the Dutchman or tbe
Irishman. Tbe heel of the slipper Is o
marigolds, the rest of geranluma, with a
smllax border around the mouth.
THE ICE-CREAM BOOTH
Is in the south end of the gallery, just ove
tho entrance door. Tbe namo of Mis
Laura Cbauvin, a bright and most partlcula
star there, was misspelt iv the Herald yes
tcrday. She is always at her post of duty
aad bad something to do with tbe mum
$100 taken ln there on the first night. Tb
Los Augeles Ice Company has furnished ai
immense block of tho oongealed. of perfco
regularity, aud with a bunch of lilies ln it
cold he-irr. The Dloox Is as clear as crysta
Tbe cream served out Is of tho very bos
quality. The cake sent to this booth b
Messrs. Rose & Bilderrain, of tb
St. Elmo, is a marvel ln culinary ar
The cako proper is surmounted by
beautiful Swiss chalet of merlnguo, th
finest traceries of tho ornamontation beiu
perfect.
SAN Q> BRI EL —ALHAMBRA AGAIN.
This booth has a scales, and here thos
who desire may find their weight. To-day
the common Bcales heretofore used will bo
replaced hy one of the uew patent anal rs
that has caught the spirit of tho times, an d
turns not hut to tbe sound of coin. It only
takes a nickel for sweet charity to prove us
opensesame. Try it! Mies Diiiorac, assist
ed hy Miss Clara Eaklri snd Mr. W V.
Mathews, will attend to you At this booth
are also a splendid display of the rare wild
Mexlcau pea of groat size and beauty. Mrs.
Story has given the booth 100 plants of rare
roses for sale. They are all of tne rarest
varieties aud cost only 50 and Jo cents
and (1.
THE LEMONADE BOOTH
The ladies at this booth were cos
tumed In a most lovely fashion. Miss
Jessie Varnell wore black Satin, WHO
corsage bouquet of Japanese h° W . nf
Miss Katie Yarnell, a pretty dress of
pinx nun's veiling with corsage, bo
Suet: Miss Bessioliell, white nun t veil
ing, bouquet of Hafrano roses; Miss bcpiil
veda, wnito cashmere with Elizabethan
collar; Miss Brown. ,S re y. b "\ cad ,. c ,V «\ '
bouquet of lilacs; Miss Ka hie, Marshall,
Whits mullo, trimmed with lovely old lace
ami black velvet; Mrs. H. T. 1 azardir,
charge, was sp'endldly dressed iv brown
velvet, embroidered In silk flowers, orna
ments diamonds; Miss Rose OioOM, ptoj
cashmere and white lace. Miss Llitlebo)
assisted last, night, and wore a baud.omc
dress of black silk.
The Railroad Company held
Criminally Responsible.
THE EMPLOYEES EXONERATED
The Majority of Witnesses Testify
That They Did Not Hear
the Bell Ring.
The deplorable accident of .Tuesday af
ternoon was the subject of general discus
sion all day yesterday, and it was noticeable
that the travel to East Los Angeles had ma
terially decreased. The ladies especially
wcra timid, and the conductors ou tho
street cais state that travel to and from the
depots was much lesa than it has beeu
heretofore, [a some instances, passengers
wheu nearingthe trpeks and crossings of
the railroads, showed evidences of timidity
which were uot observed before. Some of
them even rose to their feet upon the ap
pearance of an engine or train comlug lo
their direction, no matter how fa- away.
It was ascertained from Dr. Kurtz yester
day evening that Miss Wiustanley had b. en
pretty severely injured, and he was not
prepared lo state that she Internally
injured. He said that there was but little
doubt but her spine had beeu severely
wrenched, aud it was doubtful
whether she would bo able to use her
left eye agaiu but there had been no frac
ture of the spinal column for there was no
paralysis of tne lower extremities.
THE VERDICT.
The Inquest was concluded last n'ght and
the Corouer's jury found that Mrs. Louisa
It. Cox, a native of Canada, 31 years of age,
had come to her death by "being crusl-el
under a moving train by the L. A. A t, (1.
V. K. It. Co., as iv our opinion tho said
company diil uot exercise the necessaiy
precautions to prevent acoidents. We hold
that, the said compauy are criminally re
soonsible for tho death of satd Louisa R
i' ix, and in our opiuion the employes of
satd company are exonerated, and we ,
would most respectfully urge upon our
City Couucil the necessity of enforcing .
such measures as will hereaitcr preclude ;
the possibility of such accidents."
Signed: Walt Carr, P. Hamm, Robert
iloswell, Simon Maler. A. S. McDonald,
Ueorge baker, P. E Gray, Wm. Huston, J.
Hotibeurleth, L. Ewiug, F. A. Gardner and '
D Wagner foremau. Approved by B. E. (
Taney, Acting Coroner. .
WITNESSH9 TESTIFY,
The witnesses examined yesterday testi- j
fled as follows: '
A. J. Hall testified that ho was standing i
about the north end of the depot wheu the
train came backing slowly down, with no
bell ringing. He supposed it would stop be
fore reaching the crossing. He heard a
startled cry, and looking toward the train i
he saw the horse, and the uaud of the driver j
apply the whip. Tncn he heard the crack (
of the carriage. He pissed to the rear of the j
train and saw the mangled form of a woman ,
and heard her screams. Ho went back to
the depot after some water. He first saw
the lady who was uot killed, and later, the •
body of the woman who was killed. The
custom of the train was tostop before reach
ing the middle of the road. There was no
oue signalling. Heard no bell ringing. Saw
no oue ou tbe back part of the traiu. Some
ouo suug out "look out," but he did not
think it was anyone cojnected with the
road.
Mart Johnson was standing at the last bus
when the accident occurred. He noticed
the train backing up at a pretty lively gnit
aud was going to jump on the ilrst platform
when he heard a lady scream. A man was
standing at the side door of the baggage
car waving his hands. When he hoard tne
scream he turned aud saw the horse just
going over the track, aud the buggy
reached the track just as the end of the
baggage car came to tbe same spot. The
buggy moved ou three feet aud caved in
aud was then shoved thirty-five feet. Wit
ness heard no bell and suw no one en tbe
back of the traiu.
Thos Elsteu was waiting at the depot to
take tint traiu wheu he heard 'ome one
cry out, and he turned his head aud saw
the roar part of the buggy, which was gciug
to Hast Los Augeles. Ho rau toward the
street aud saw the buggy slldlug on the
track, and h? helped to t-ke the ladies out
irom the wreck. He heard uo bell, saw no
one on the cud of the train and noticed no
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signal man.
J. M. Methvlu was at the depot when the
accident happoned. He saw the train buck
down aud saw the buggy driven up. Ihe
horse had stoppod wheu he first got cv the
railroad and tbe driver shook tho lines and
the horse jumped across, aud the cars
caught the buggy and pushed it about thirty
feet. Before thetrain ttruck tho buggy there
was a brakeman who came up beside wit
ness and signaled tbe traiu to stop at its
usual stopping place. Witness saw him
jump up on the steps of the carand pull the
hell cord with both hauds. The engineer
could not see tho end of the train from his
Btation on the locomotive. He stopped as
soon as he could reverse the engine. Wit
ness heard no bell. He had signalled Mr.
Cox to stop, but he thought he was not seen.
He was there to keep the street open, and
there was no cue that be knew ol at the
bridge to warn people.
B.C.Holmes testified that he was at the
.rain with his hack, and taw tho horso aud
buggy with tha people iv it drive up to the
3rossing. Tho train was backing down at
[he same time, aud it caught tbe carriage ou
;hc track aud overturned it. There wa* no
oue on the back of the trair. He heard no
bell. Ihe traiu came so rapidly and silently
.hut if a person were standing back towards
it he would have hardly noticed it. Tnere
was no trainman iv sight. There is never
my one there to signal the train, which
reuerally stops before it gets to the road,
i'his time it came down more rapidly than
ivas the custom. The cars could not have
been seen by auy persou driving on account
iS the depot biding the view.
D. M, True testified that he was standing
in the east side of the track, about two oar
lengths from the end of the bridge. The
train backed down slowly at the rate of two
31 three miles an hour. Just as the end of
It reached the bridge he saw a horse mov
ing on a half trot. The car struck tbe car
riage about tbe same time be saw the lines
being raised. The car then crushed the
buggy aud the occupants, aud moved them
about twenty-five feet. As the traiu struck
the vehicle he turned to look towards tbe
engine to see if be could see tbe engineer,
and as he came in sight witness motioned
to him to stop. Did not see a brakeman on
tbe train. Did not hear a bell. The en
giucer could not see a signal. The accident
could not have beeu avoided unless the
brakemau was where he could give a signal,
the trainmen sworn.
W A. Baldwin, engineer of tbe train,
testified that ho was in charge of the train
which stood on the fide tiv.ck about 4:40
P.M. Ho got orders to b lck mi to tne urn in
line. In order to do so he hud to back past
the depot to get out of the switch. Before
he got out on the main line he got a signal
te ttop from the bell and from the flreinau.
He applied brakes and reversed the engine
as quick as he could. He was looking buck
all the time. The yardman ordered him to
back down as Is customary. The length of
the traiu made ia obligatory for him to
bock down past the bridge so to clear the
switch. Did not see any buggy or person
approach the train. There is usually some
one on the back cud of tbe traiu. The train
ran about fifteen feet alter he received the
signal. The train was running abouttwoor
three miles au hour. The bell of the engine
was ringing all the time they were moving
bick. Did not kuow at tho time whether
the last car had passed tbe depot or uot.
Thomas Carter, the fireman, testified that
he was on the engine, and that the engineer
got tbe signal to back out of tbeswitcn ou
to the main track. He obeyed the signal.
When they were about half way out of the
switch tho rear brakeman gave the signal to
stop. He told the engineer, and b • stopped
as quick as possible. There was also a
stgual bell about the same time. He rang
the bell on tlie engine as soon as she started
up. The brakeman was standing in the
baggage-car door, and he c mid see plainly.
That is his station on the train. It is not
customary to have a switchman at tbe
bridge wheu tbe train Is backing.
Wm. Keplinger, Ihe switchman, testified
that he made up the train, and when
it started he was walking behind the
rear coach. He walked in that position to
opposl.e thederot and motioned the pas
sengers off the track. He then got on the
rear platform of tbe baggage car, and as
he stepped up he saw the horse's head
coming He then pulled tho bell cord from
the platform and then set the brake and hal
lowed to the man in the buggy to stop,
when he give the slgnsl to sup the train
was about six feet from the buggy. He also
made the signal from the side of the car.
The baggage master gent r illy volunteers to
watch the bridge when trains are backing
over the roadway. The baggage master was
standing between where tne carriages
stand and tho track. The bell was ringing
all the time the train was moviug. The
engineer backed down by his orders.
Rusk Harris testified that be knew de
ceased and believed she was a Tlatlve of
Canada.
Peter Smith testified that the accident
had hnppened and that he saw no one on
the end of tbe tral •. He heard no bell ring
ing. If it bad he would have heard It.
"THE WAGES OF SIN."
Tlie Urisiners at the Urand Opera
House.
Last uight Mr. Joseph R. Grismer and his
able support gave a fine rendition of Frank
Harvey's powerful drama, Tho Wagct of Sin.
Mr. Grlsmer's "Stephen Mosler" Is a fine bit
of art. and Miss Davies as "Ruth Hope" ia
at her very oest. Tho entire cast is good.
For to-night Ihe attraction is the ever
welcome tale of Hi Hie Critlo. To-morrow,
when Be field of Honor is repeated, a
whole troupe ot genuine soldiers will ap
pear on tho stage, giving a very realistic
representation of a powerful play.
Roland Reed.
Roland Reed, who has just completed a
very successful engagement at the Bush
street Theater, San Francisco, where both
he and his company were highly endorsed
by tho press, will appear in this city next
week. Mr. Reed will present bis farcical
comedy "Humbug" Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday nights, April 19th. 20th and
21st, and on Friday ana Saturday nights
and at the Saturday matinee his comedy
drama "Cheek" will be seen, a special
feature of wbich Is a most realistic scene
of Madison Square, New York, by electric
light Mr. Keed will be assisted by the
samo superb company which so ably sup
ported him during bis phenomenal run at
tbe Bijou opera House, New York.
Pullman Passengers.
The following passengers loft yesterday
ou the 1:30 p. h. train: H C LaMott, Mr
Pardee, M S Metseger, Mr Baker, G G Wha
ltn, Mr Bwartout, Mr Sheldon, J L Vlgnes, J
H Drosle, F Foary, Mr Ogden, H L Brne
rnau, Mr Rtdgway, Mrs C 8 Taylor, Dr A T
Elliott, J X Ceneman.
Tho following left yesterday on tho 7:80
P.M.traiu: t\ P Moore, Miss L P Cleary,
Van R Patterson, Mr Stone, Mrs Howard, A
V Morris, J D Scuylcr, W H Clark.
Marriage Licenses.
The following persons were yesterday
lioinsed to wed: Geo. E. Foster to Cora L.
Cook; S. F. Sketchley to M. More; M. S.
Monroe to Mary N. Thomas; Wm. E. Down
ing to Mary Gerull; C. E. Beall to M. F. 1)11
--. lv; >Vra. Roderick to M. Martin; Rtnaldo
Orsi to Loreno Pervangher.
Wanted. Bids.
For cleaning and grubbing about sua
acres of brush lands on the foothilla of tbe
Prcvidencia Kanch. Address either of tbe
undersigned members of tbe Ex. Com
mittee.
L. T. Gaknsey, rooms 15 and 16, Bryson
Block.
E. E. Hall, Lawyer Block!
v, W. King, U«, First street.
LOB ANGELES DAILY HEBALD. APRIL 14 , 1887.
MRS. COX'S DEATH.
Investigation nf Clinrges Against
■:. Kinney and ti. Ilcrthold.
The Board of Fire Commissiouers met yes.
terday afternoon to Investigate the charges
against E. KlnDey and L Berthold far being
abseut from duty, Messrs. Breed, Kuhrts
aud Mayor Workman present, and W. G.
Worsbam, Secretary.
Chief Engineer Walter S. Mooic preferred
charges against the permanent men of En'
ginc Co. No. 1, as follows: Against E. Kin
ney and L. Berthold for beiug absent from
tho engine house without permission from
the chief engineer, aud against P. Meyer for
not reporting isme t" thfl chiel engineer in
violation oi rules and regulations No. I nud
i 10 of L. A. City Fire Department.
P Meyer, beiug sworn, said he did not
know of their be-in..; absent duriug Monday
night, April 4th. He did not know they
were absent at all. The meu were in the
engine house whan lie went to bed Monday
night and were there at 6 o'clock ti.enext
morning. , , ...
Ed. Kinney, beiug sworn, said he was
away iri.m tne engine house Monday night
for about on hoiirand a haif. he icftah .ut
101.", that night aud got b \ck between It
sndllf m. He left a man iv his place, Mr.
Muxcy. HewasDot out all night and was
not out auy other night. ....
L Bertao) testified tbat he li ft about 10:15
Monday uight and got back about 12 mid
ulght Had Mr. Mausou in his place. Was
not absent, any other night. Was only at
mealß with the girls twice. There were five
of them at diuuer Monday night, including
the two girls They had one small bottle oi
wlue. The girls did not drluk auy wine.
The girls boarded at the samo restaurant
with myself. • ~ ,
Mr. Maxey, being sworn, said he staid
there lor the two meu Monday uight about
one hour and a half. They left about 10 \
r. m. and returned about 11:30. He could
not say how long they were at dinner Mon
day night. Mr Derthol asked him to stay
during his absence Monday night. Did not
kuow of their being absent any other time.
He had beeu around the engine hoUBe lor
tlie past two weeks. ' [
On motion, Constable Ed. Smith was. sent
for, The Police Headquarters reported him
abseut from the city, hi being at Mojave.
it aptieariug that Mr. Meyer having no
knowledge of theubseuci'of the men, it was
moved and carried that the charges against
him be dismissed. Tho following resolu
tions were theu unanimously adopted :
"That whereas Messrs. Bertbol and Kin
ney were absent from tbe engine house on
Monday, April 4th, between the hours of 10
and 12 r, M , without the conseut or knowl
edge of tbe Chief Engineer, or knowledge of .
Ihe engineer In charge, aud wheroas said
absence is in violation of the rules of the
Fire Department, therefore bo it
Resolved, That Messrs. Barthol aud kln
ncy be reprimanded by the President of the
Board; aud it Is further
Resolved, That n repetitionof thlsolleusc <•
will be punished by dismissal from the de
partment.
Messrs. Barthol and Kinney, being called
belore the Board, were reprimanded by the
President, and the above resolutions were
read to them. 3
The following passengers left yesterday
on the Queen of the Pacific for San Diego:
Mrs R. A. McMnuis, Miss M. L. Murray, W.
G. Jeffrie, 0 G. Helme, W. Ilelme and wife,
H. Fish and wife, and eight in the steerage.
ASK FOR THE
OVEEALLS.
FOB SALE HY ALL LEADING
Dealer* on the Pacific Coast.
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HEAL ESTATE.
IMPORTANT
TC
INVESTORS!
Valuable Property
AT
LOW FIGURES !
Eighty acre" choioe land, two miles
from the University; per acre 51350
Twenty acres flue damp land, on
Western avenue; per acre 360
Forty acres-20 acres in fruit, soil
sandy loam, on Weste n avenue 12,000
Five acres in Lick tract; choice prop
erty; per acre am
Ninety acres, Lick tract, in lots of 5,
10 and 20 acres; per acre ?.tao and 400
Seventy acres in city limits, all sub
divided into 310 lots; lns 50x140;
wide streets, 20-'oot alleys. At a
great bargain. A chance to double
investment. ••• ■■
Twenty three acres, Marengo tract,
Pasadena ivy i;••
Fine tract for subdivision; at a bsr-
Slxty"one feet on Bpring St., with two-
Btory building; now paying good
rate of interest, with prospect of
large increase *S7,uw
Sixty feet on Spriug st.; a first-class
investment • • • • • ■ a> > UvU
Forty-flvo feet ou Spring St., with
•HUSKf*. rru y ve n . c m r en] Uki : 40,0*,
Sixty feet in tfie best business block
on Sprlug 5.rect...... 78,<wu
Fifty-four acres ou Main .treet; flue
property to subdivide •{• m ' IK "
Forty-rive thousand acres of land in
the San Jacinto Valley; per 15
Four thousand acres choice agricul
tural land; per acre. ■ " ou
One hundred aud twenty feet, corner
Pearl and Sixth streets ...... !*.«»
New house and lot, Thompson street.
Ellis tract •• ■■■ XSK
Five flne lots In Ellis tract; each 1000
Five hundred snd sixty-two acres
land a-lloioing city limits; excel
lent for subdivision; per acre 4W
One of the finest coruer lots for a
residence ou Figueroa street; a
TtoTVott, 180x190 to'2o-foot ialley,
corner Figueroa and Manhattan
streets; elegant residence prop
erty; at a
Two new hard-finished cottages, one blook
from street cars, at a bargain.
Several choloe lots ou Figueroa street at a
property on Washington street,
near Hue of street cars, at a b» rgatU.
Choice acre tracts near city ts a bargain.
| RUSSELL, COX & BRANDT,
31 West First Street,
t Nsw Los A nobles National Bahkßutldih
GhirardelH's eagle chocolat is the moat
popular drink In the market.
I*l ISCE E t.A W HOC S.
A Rare Chance!
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; VALUABLE PROPERTY
IN A <JOf>D TOWS.
Station and Street Cars
CONVENIENT.
iog Acres in Oranges,
Vines, other Fruits and Alfaifa.
A Fine Brick House of 12 Rooms,
Tenement Houso aud other buildings,
Costing in all wio.OOO.
There are 40,000 Vines,
Choice varieties, 1 to 4 years old;
70 ORANGE TREES,
7 to 14 years old;
300 Apricots and other Cboice Fruits.
ftr A GUM GKOVE.-V1
WHOLE PLACE INCLOSED
And in finest condition.
A SPLENDID HOME PLACE,
Well located for subdivision.
THE LAND, WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS,
is
Offered for a Few Days for $25,000.
Liberal Terms of Payment. !
For further particulars, apply to
r. in. CRO4IILL,
34 North Spring street.
F. H. KEITH, Anaheim,Cal. apli lm
ABU SEMENTB.
"grand opera house,
Main street, bet. First and Second.
H. C. WYATT Manager
FIVE NIGHTS AND SATURDAY MATINEE,
COMMENCING
Tuesday Night, April 10. 1887, •
Direct from his phenomenal Engage
ment at the Bush-Street Theater,
San Francisco, where
Hundreds Were Turned Away at Each
Performance,
Itll
It OI,A IN I> REED,
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The Representative Legitimate Comedian,
assisted by the same company tbat shared
his houors 100 nights at tho Bijou Opera
House, New York, will present Marsden's
comedies,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
Humbug !
Friday and Saturday Nights and Satur
day Matinee,
(VC he c k '.~W%
A Comedy-Drama.
Realistic scene of Madison Square, N". V
uuder the electric light. luciuental to tbe
play MR. REED will introduce Topical
Songs, Operatic Gems and bis Pocket Edi
tion of Mikado.
fWf Seats on sale on and after Friday,
April loth. apl3
GRAND OPERA HOUSE,
Main street, bet. First and Second.
H. C WYATT Manager
One Week, Commencing Easter
Monday April 11th,
ONLY MATINEE SATURDAY !
Engagement of the Popular Favorites,
It U
JONKI'I! It. Mill SITI Fit
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—AND—
PHOEBE JIAVIEB,
Supported by a Carefully Solected Company
IN THE FOLLOWING REPERTOIRE I I
Monday Called Back
.p ,„_ . _~,„„ (The Field of Honor,
Tuesday and Friday | or . RCTH . S DwYOTIOti
Wednesday The Wages of Sin
Thursday Monte Cristo
Saturday A Hoop of Gold
of Admission—Parquet and
1 Dress Circle, $1; Balcony, 60c. No extra
charge for reserved seats. Sale of seats
commences Thursday at 10 a.m. spfi-ltt
, A Musical Entertainment
WILL BE GIVEN BY
1 PROFESSOR A. «. GARDNER,
i Assisted by SINGERS and AMATEURS of
this oity, concluding with a rattle for a tine i
1 upright rosewood 7' ,octave PIANO. Tickets,
for admission and cnauoe, 11; for sale at the
1 door, Saturday at 8 o'clook r. m , in Odd
Fellows' Hall, over the old postofflce,
) Spring street, near First.
) A musical treat and a sure ohance to win
a good PIANO. al3:it
5 WASHINGTON GARDENS.
OSTRICH FABM.
gtf BIRDS NOW ON VIEW f*Bm%
k
i Admission, 8a Cents.
»i Take the Main-street ear;. which stop at
the gate. CAWBTON A>QX. Lessees.
; Pioneer Transfer Co.,
Batt-age DeUvered to All (Parts of
the Oity.
NO. 3 MARKET ST..
TELEPHONE 137.
, 0 McLain & Lehman, Froprs.
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DERILECT IN DUTY.
Steamer Passengers.
CMTY Off Mill, »
Spring and Summer, 1887, Novelties.
* i
JUST RECEIVED, THE MOST MAGNIFICENT LINE OF
IMPORTED
Dress Goods and Trimmings
EVER SHOWN IN THIS CITY.
THE CREAM DO NOT FAIL
The European EXAMINE
Eastern Markets. New Stock of Goods.
CITY OF PARIS,
Tbe Peerless Dry Goods Emporium of Southern California,
IQB, IQ7 AND 109 NORTH SPRING STREET,
keai, Emm ——
A. L. TEELE,
Operator and Dealer in
CITY, TOWNSITE and RANCH PROPERTY
In Los Angeles and Adjoining Counties.
of Townsites, Subdivision of
Tracts, Excursions and Auction Sales a spe
cialty.
OFFICE, 34 NORTH SPRING STREET,
P. O. Box 1287. Los Angeles, Cal.
»
100 ACRES
—IS THE—
Washington Colony!
five miles from tne city of Iron*.
WITH GOOD HOUSE, GOOD BARN,
Chicken House, Yard snd Corral
fenced, with flue Orchard and Vineyard,
with all the Tools and Stock necessary to
run the place.
A GRAND BARGAIN CAN BE HAD 19
APPLIED FOR SOON.
85 ACRES
FOUR HULKS' I Hon rREsNfh
t
WITH A GOOD HOUSE AND GOOD
Barn, 30 acres, ln bearing orchard,
12 seres In bearing raisin grape vines, 13
acres in alfalfa, U acre blackberr'es, nice
yard. Water for Irrigation running through
the place continually. This is s flne place,
and will pay $4000 per annum.
Price Only 515.000
THOMAS E. HUGHES & SOU,
FRESNO, CAL. alO-ln)
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W iisL p> m
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: % E IS
?1 I s i g
j g Cs>2
w'.lO/m CHOICE HOME FOR SALE.
<P£OUl/. Handsome new cottage of five
rooms, bath, porches, bay windows, etc.;
rooms elegantly decorated; flue lot 50x170,
with alley in rear; immediate possession
. given; price $2800. Apply to K. VERCH,
Room 80Temple Block. mr2"2-lm
Los Angeles Novelty Works,
SARCADIA5 ARCADIA STREET, OPP. WELLS
Fargo & Co., manufacturer of Seal
Presses. Rubber St amps and outfits. Steel,
Bank Brass Samps, Badges. Stencils, etc.
apS-lm THO-. C DOUGHERTY. Prop.
MILLINERY.
Every lady can be made pretty by going I
down to No. 22 South Main and letting Mri.
Dosch St her face, besides saving money,
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