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LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXVII.
THE COAST.
The East Interested in
California Wines.
GOLDENSON'.- DEATH SENTENCE
The Raisin Industry Hurt by tlie
Interstate Commerce Law
—Amendment Three.
Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald
San Francisco, April 14.—Clarence
Wetmore, Secretary of the Califoruiu
Grape-Growers Association, to-day re
ceived two letters showing the interest
manifested in the East in the product*
of the California grape. One was from
the Hamilton Distillery Company of
Hamilton, Ohio, and stated there was
quite a demand in the East
for California wines and brandies.
The company, which has a house
at Philadelphia and one at Cinoinnati, is
desirous of adding California wines and
brandies to its stock, and asked for the
names of the first-class California wine
companies in order to open an agenoy in
the East. The other letter was from Dr.
R. H. Cline, of Philadelphia, who was
desirous of testing California must for
medical purposes, and wrote for samples
and also for known data concerning the
qnality of different grapes, as regards
sweetness, astringency and aloobolic
strength.
SENTENCED TO DEATH.
Tlie Murderer of [Mamie Kelly to
Swing June 10th.
Sax Francisco, April 14. — Judge
Murphy tbis morning denied a motion
for a new trial in the case of Alexander
Goldenson, convicted of the murder of
the school girl, Mamie Kelly, and sen
tenced Goldenson to be hanged June
10th.
In denying the motion for a new trial
the Judge said it would serve no good
purpose to go into a full analysis of the
grounds und reasons upon which
he had arrived at tho conclusion
to deny the motion. After having
gone over the case very carefully
he was unable to see that by any action
or ruling of the Court the defendant
had been deprived of any legal right or
that any injustice had been done him.
In his remarks to the prisoner, Judge
Murphy said: "I do not propose at
this titae or on this occasion to go over
tbe t/idence in the case of the circuiu.
stances of the killing of that poor child,
Mamie You have heard all the
evidence in the case and you know all
the circumstances connected with, and
out of which the killing arose. It is,
however, duo the cause of justice to say
that the evidence showed the killing to
have been willful, deliberate and cruel,
without any excuse, palliation
or mitigation. The idea that
you were insane at the time
of the killing is not sustained by a particle
of reliable testimony; on the contrary
your own conduct and actions just be
fore, at the time, aud immediately after,
and all tho evidence in tbe
case negative and totnlly destroy
the suggestion of insanity. While
the deuth sentence was being pro
nounced Goldenson maintained his atti
tude of innocence, but when the sen
tence had been pronounced he sat down
with an evident feeling of relief that it
was over.
San Francisco, April 14. — The
United Presbyterian Presbytery of San
Francisco has decided to separate the
Presbytery of San BVanciaoo by estab
lishing a Los Angeles Presbytery, which
will include all the churches of Southern
California.
Courting Immigration.
Napa, April 14. —The Supervisors, in
accordance with a law passed by the
Legislature, appropriated §1000 to in
duce immigration to the county.
The Napa and Lake Railroad Com
pany, under tbe new management, is
making reparations to begin work again
in a short time.
Au Excursion Sclioouer,
Sax Francisco, April 14.—The new
schooner San Ltiego, owned by Captain
Peterson, will leave shortly for San Di
ego, where she will be used to convey
pleasure excursions around the bay.
Cattle-Stealing- Days Over.
Fresxo, April 15.—Billy Hall and
Frank Firman, cattle thieves, pleaded
guilty in the Superior Court to-day, and
were sentenced to eight years' imprison
ment at San Quentin.
BALDWIN'S PROPOSAL
To Hun Volante Against Mon
tana {Regent.
New York, April 14.—Writing from
San Francisco, March Dtb, E. J. Bald
win said: "I will run Volanto a match
with Montana Regent, or any other
horse, after the Latonia meeting in June,
for $10,000 or more, tbe distance to be
one and a half miles, play or pay, half
forfeit." Immediately -A. F. Cassatt
addressed the following telegram to
Baldwin: "I have seen your publisheel
challenge to run Volanto after the La
tonia spring meeting against any horse
one mile and a half for $10,000, half for
feit. If it be agreeable to you to run a
match either at Coney Island during the
spring meeting, but afier June 20tb, or
at Monmouth Park during July, I will
accept your proposition and name The
Bard."
Cassatt expressed an earnest desire to
make a match. "If Baldwin really
wants to run bis horse against the Bard,
he should reply to my telegram and the
day should be agreed upon," said he.
This acceptance was sent more than
three weeks ago by wire to San Fran
cisco, but thus far Baldwin has not re
plied directly to Cassatt.
Referring to A. J. Cassatt's accept
ance of E. J. Baldwin's challenge to
race Volante against any horse for a
mile and a half for $10,000, half forfeit.
Baldwin has telegraphed to the Turf,
Field and Farm, stating that he would
match Volante against Cassatt's The
Bard, tbe race to take place after the
Chicago races, provided Volante is then
in good conditions.
E.J. Baldwin, in an interview to-day,
staled that owing to Laredo having
shown considerable fever iv the fore legs
he will not sond him East this year to
run in any races.
THE RAISIN INDUSTRY.
California Crippled by the Inter
state Uominercc Law.
San Francisco, April 14.—The Mer
chant to-morrow will print an article
showing tbat the overland shipments of
raisins from California for the tint rjuar
ter of the present year amount to 2,
--870,000 pounds, complied to 1,040,000
rounds for the same period last year.
Reviewing the growth of this industry,
tue article says it would be but
a short time before foreign raisins
become an ' unknowu quantity in the
United States but for the Interstate
Commerce law. The froight on raisins
from California to New York is 70 cents
per box nud from Spain to New York
only 5 cents. It will thus be seen that
it will be impossible for California raisins
to compete with the Spanish. The only
protection formerly assured our raisin
makers was tbe low freight to the east.
The tariff on foreign raisins is insuffi
cient to afford us protection.
AMENDMENT THREE.
The Probabilities Are that It is
Adopted.
San Francisco, April 14.—Election
returns from the interior continue to
come iv very slowly. It is now almost
certain that omendments one and two
are defeated and amendment three
adopted. Six oounties are stdl unheard
from. In two counties, Alpine and
Trinity, no election was held.
SPOILED THE HANGMAN'S JOB.
The Snlclde of a Convicted Ux
oricide.
Suisun, Cal., April 14.—M. Keefe,
who was to be banged tc-morrow for the
murder of hia wife, attempted suicide
this morning at 10 o'clock in hiß cell at
the county jail. Keefe is fighting the
dootora off while they are trying to bow
up his wounds. Tbe doctors think
there is no hope. Michael Koefo,
the wife murderer, who was to be
hanged to-morrow, cut his throat
with a pooket knife this morning. He
resisted the efforts of the doctor,to dresa
his wounds and died this afternoon.
STOVE MOULDERS <
Who Object to the St. Louis j
Pattern.
Detroit, April 14.—Nine hundred
stove-moulders have decided to strike if
the St. Louis pattern is to be used in
the Detroit foundries. If tbe strike ]
takes place it will throw 7000 men and ;
boys out of employment.
Threatened Lockout of Brick- j
makers.
Philadelphia, April 14.—A proposi
tion was urged upon the brick-makers ■
of this city last night that they should '
employ only Knights of Labor in tbe
yard. This was refused and a resolu
tion was adopted that unless the present
difficulties between the Knights and
manufacturers is settled by Saturday the
manufacture of brick will cease on that
date. This would result in throwing
5000 men out of employment.
Bad Railroad Accident.
Wheeling, W.Va., April 14.—A con
struction train on the Ohio River rail
road jumped the track at Willow Grove,
near Parkersbnrg, last night. The en
gine and nine cars were wrecked, killing
three men and wounding eight or nine
others, several of tbem fatally. From
four to six laborers were badly injured,
but none of them will die. The engine
struck an obstruction while running at
full speed.
successful Trial Trip.
Washington, April 14. —The la.stjtrial
trip of the cruiser Atlanta seems to have
proved a complete sucoess, at least so
far as the speed attained is concerned.
A telegram received at the Navy De
partment tbis morning states that an
average speeel of fifteen and one-half
' knots an hour was maintained for six
oonseoutive hours, while at times the
vessel's speed exceeded sixteen knots per
| hour.
A Prosperous Railroad.
i New YostK, April 14.—Tbe Hoard of
9 Directors of the St. Louis and San
B'ranciaco railroad, at their meeting to-'
day unanimously decideel that the pre
" sent earnings if, continued, indicate that
s the company would soon be in a position
i to pay dividends on preferred stock,
c Tbe net earnings for March are esti
mated at $300,000.
No Preferences to be Shows. '
San Francisco, April 14.— T. H.
Goodman, General Passenger Agent of
the Central Pacific Company, has ad
dressed a letter to J. G. McCall, the
Pacific Coast Agent of tho Erie Railway,
notifying him tbat the Central Pacific
Company would not allow him to con
tinue the business of sending emigrant
excursion parties east over their rond.
Mr Goodman assigns as the reason for
this action that McCall has been fur
nishing extra privileges in the way of
accommodations to such passengers,
nnd that this would make tbe Central
Pacific liable to penalties under the In
terstate Commerce law, which provides
thut no undue preference or advantage
shall he givou to any person.
San Francisco Preferred.
Santa Rosa, April 15.—At the ses
sion of the Grand Lodge of the Knights
of Pythias to-day it was deoided to hold
all future meetings of the Grand Lodge
at San Franoisoo.
The Wcatlier.
Sax Francisco, April 12—8 r. M.—ln
dications for the twenty-four hours com
mencing at 4 a, sr., April 15th, are:
California generally fair weather in the
Northern portion; rain followed by fair
weather in Southern portion. Dis
patches received to-night report rain
falling at San Bernardino, Hauford,
Florence, Santa Ann, Orange, Lancaster,
Anaheim, Bakerstiel.l, Tulare, Visulia,
Colton, Riverside, Hueueme, San Diego
and Loa Angeles.
Drifted Asliorc.
San Luis Obispo, April 14.—The
schooner Joshua Grindle, which was
water-logged on the voyage from Hum
boldt Bay to San Pedro, nnd whose crew
was taken off by tho schooner Mabel
und brought to 8»n Pedro, drifted on
the shore at Pisnio Beach this afternoon
aud ia now going to pieces.
Tlie Wool.Dealers Object.
Sax Francisoo, April 14.—The peti
tion of the committee representing tho
wool-dealers of Califoruia, asking the
Interstate Commerce Commissioners to
smpend section four of the Interstate
Commerce law in tbe transportation of
wool to the East, was telegraphed to
Chairman Cooley at Washington to-day.
The Governor General of
Canada's Message.
CHAMBERLAIN'S SPEECHES.
Rome's Recognition of the Knights
of Labor —The lush to Start
a Woolen Manufactory.
Associated Press Dispatches to the Ukrald.
Ottawa, Ont., April 14.—The Do
minion Parliament opened to-day. The
Governor-General, in his speech from
Ihe throne, congratulated Parliament on
the general prosperity of the country
and on the prospect of the coming season
of peace and progress. Tho CJaeen's
Jubilee was referred to and Her Majesty
congratulated on having reached the
fiftieth anniversary of her reign.
Referring to tbe fisheries question His
Excellency said: "Negotiations botween
Her Majesty's government and that of
theUnitedStatesonthe fisheriesriuestion,
with respect to which my government
bas been fully informed and consulted,
are still in progress aud will, we may
be permitted to hope, result in an ar
rangement, honorable nnd satisfactory to
both nations. Meanwhile the necessary
provisions have been made for the pro
tection of our inshore fisheries. Papers
on this subject bave been laid before
you, Measures will to submitted to you,
giving representation of tho Senate
to tbe Northwest Territories, in addition
to that which they now possess in the
House ol Commons. Other measures
will bo laid before you, and among
them will he found bills for the amend
ment of acts relating lo the government
of railways and tbe further amendment
of the Chinese ii-.iniigraiion act.
till A M.BEU.E 11 Vs SPEECH.
He is Threatened with Death for
En tempest ive l.nnKung-e.
London, April 14.—The language
use! by Chamberlain in speaking a:
meetings in Ayr has incited the Irish
against him and he has received numer
ous letters warning him that he will not
leave Scotland alive. Chamberlain,
speaking to an assemblage of 2,~00 per
sons, said: "The opponents of the Crimes
bill have made an outcry against
the repression of liberty. Liberty to
do what/—to commit theft, to ruin in
dustrious men, to outrage women [hisses,
mingled with cheers]. "What! are you
hissing the crime or the punishment?"
Here v man, rising and menacing Cham
berlain, cried,- "It is not characteristic of
the Irish to outrage women." An attempt
was made to turn the man out, but
Chamberlain cried, "Leave him alone."
He continued, interrupted by cries of
"Watch yourself," hisaes and general
disorder; "I am stating facts to which
even my opponents might listen
in tbe silence of terror and
shame when I refer to assassina
tions." A man here said, "Take care
cf yourself. "Has the time come when
we cannot discuss political matters in
this couulry without being threatened
with assassination? [Great oheering,]
Tbis is the spirit of parties in the con
vention in Chicago. lam sorry to know
that they bave any representatives here
in Scotland. [Cries of "They are not
Scotchmen." That Convention, besides
being attended by delegates honestly in
sympathy with Ireland, had delegates
of a different stamp—apostles of outrage
and murder, who have paid the outrage
mongers of England. Mr. Redmond, the
delegate of the Irish Parliamentary
party, explicitly declared before the
convention that it was tbe aim of the
party to effect an entire separation of
Ireland from England, and tbat their
policy was to make the government of
Ireland by Eugland impossible. This
they seek by the most immoral conspi
racy ever devised in civilized lands,
by contending for liberty, to violate
every law, human nud divine. Do you
think it infamous to restrain these men?"
Eos Angeles Presbytery.
[Cheers.]
Mr. Chamberlain's speech excited all
parties. Unionists declare it a declara
tion of war to the knife with the Secar
tists. Gladßtonians charge Chamberlain
with slandering and vilifying his for
mer colleagues by insinuating that they
sympathized with the perpetrators of
outrages in Ireland. It is asserted that
during his tour through Scotlaud Cham
berlain will be attended by private
guards.
Irish Woolen Manufactory.
Dublin, April 14.— Parnell, Michaei
Davitt and a number of other prominent
Irishmen, are actively engaged ia tbe
work of promoting the organization of an
Irish woolen manufacturing and export
ing company, with a cipital of half a
million dollars. Davitt, while in the
United States recently, received many
promises of assistance from American
importers of woolens.
Recognized by Rome.
London, April 14.—The statement
from Rome that the congregation of the
Holy office had decided in favor of the
recognition of the Knights of Labor, in
accordance with Cardinal Gibbon's re
port, was contained in a special telegram
to the London Daily Chronicle to-day.
CO.II.IIEH CIA I, UNION.
Views of Canadian Manufac
turers ln Regard to It.
Toronto, April 14.—The organ of
tbe Canadian Manufacturers' Association
will, in this week's issue, publish a syn
opsis of the views expressed in letters
received by tbe association from promi
nent manufacturers regarding questions
of commercial union and reciprocity of
manufacturers between Canada and the
United States. Tho sentiment expressed
by these manufacturers is entirely
against the proposition, whioh they con
sider vitally inimioal to their interests,
and they say that they will resist it by
all the means in their power.
FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 15, 1887-TEN PAGES.
MET! EATING NOTES.
A Queer War of forwarding Cur
rency for Redemption.
Washington,' April 14.—There was
received at the United btates Treasury
to-day for redemption a package of pei
fectly new United States notes of small
denomination, to Ihe amount of $1000
wbich were mutilated by having a bole
punched through tbem, through whioh a
card had been tied and theu sealed on
the outside of the wrapper. The pack,
age was sent to Washington by express
by a National bank in Texas. The
mutilation was evidently intended as an
additional safeguard in the transporta
tion of the notes. This is said
to bo the practice of many of
the Southern express companies In the
transportation of money to the Treasury
for redemption, but the present is the
first instance where new and uninjured
notes have been treated in tbis way. It
is not known whether these particnlar
notes were mutilated by tbe bank or by
tbe express company, but it is thought
at the Department that it was done by
the bank to secure the exchange on New
York at the expense of the government.
Acting Treasurer Whelpley refused to
receive the notes and directed their re
turn to tbe bank at their expense, with
the statement that snch mutilations are
considered in violation of the law and
will not be permitted by the Depart
ment.
FOREIGN.
EICIXORS S.ND WINES.
Tlielr Increased Consumption 111
tills Country Since 1840.
Washington, April 14.—1n the quar
terly report of tho Chief of the Bureau
of Statistics, the consumption of dis
tilled and malt liquors and wines and
estimates made by recognized authori
ties is dwelled upon at some length. In
round numbers tbe consumptions of dis
tilled spirits, domestic and imported in
this country, is shown to have increased
from 43,000,000 gallons in 1840 to 72,
--000,000 in 1886; of wines, from 4 800,
--030 gallons to 22,000,000 gillons, and of
malt liquors, from 22,000,000 to 042,
--000,000. An elaborate statement made
by F. N. Barrett, editor of the New
York Grocer, by request of the
Chief of Bureau, ia given which
sets forth nmong other things that the
present average expenditure in this
country per annum for m dt aud spiritu
ous liquors and beer at retail is $700,
--000,000. The drinking population was
estimated to be in 1886, 14,954,417,
making the average expenditure per
capita of 545.00. Barrett shows by
tables, covering five years, from 1882 to
1886 inclusive, that the consumption of
spirits is decreasing; that that of beer is
increasing, and that there is a reduced
use of wine. As an averago during this
period be says the consumption of
coffee has risen from 8 2-10 pounds per
capita to 9 11-100 pounds. Do not
these fr.cts show that milder stimulants
are driving out other competitors, and is
it not due to the strong agitation of the
temperance question ?
EABOK MOVEMENT.
formation of New Districts and
Assemblies, Knight* of Labor.
PITTRBUaO, April 14.—The Knights of
Labor in tbis district to-day formed a
National District Assembly of the iron
and steel workers, and application will
bo made next week to Mr. Powderly for
a charter. The movement was inaugu
rated two months ago and has met with
general favor. The new district will
start out with twenty local assemblies,
and the total membership will be over
4COO. It will include every class of
skilled and unskilled employes in the
iron and steel works throughout the
country. Pittsburg is' to be specially
favored in conducting the business of
the National District. It is expected
tbat the headcinarters will be here. The
officers will consist of a Master Work
man, a Grand Worthy Foreman, and an
Elective Board of seven. It is agreed
that as Pittsburg is the stronghold of
the iron workers the affairs of the Na
tional District shoulel be transacted
here. Sub-districts will be located iv
every iron center in the country, includ
ing Cbioago, New York, Cincinnati and
St. Louis.
A MAIL THIEF.
Caught After Stealing Money Be
longing to the Toledo "Blade."
Toledo, 0., April 14.—This afternoon
Edward W. Cody, night distributing
clerk of the postoffice, was arrested by
Depnty United States Marshal Breed for
robbing the mails. Cody is an unmar
ried man, aged about 27 and bas been in
tbe postoffice about rive years. Tbe
only letters he abstracted were those ad
dressed to the Toledo Blade. He was
caught by the means of decoy letters.
The Blade first noticed the loss during
last November and estimates the steal
ings since then at between $3000 and
$4000.
UOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
For Steel <jin» Forging/ and Ar
mor Plate.
Washinuion, April 14.—Secretary
Whitney to-day awarded to the Bethel
heim Iron Works Company, Pennsylva
nia, the contracts for furnishing about
14,000 tons of steel gun forgings and
4500 tons of steel armor-plate, the total
to cost $4,512,935. Their bid, though
not the lowest for gun steel, was the
lowest in the aggregate for the two con
tracts.
STARVED TO DEATH.
Tlie Son of a Wealthy man Dies
of Hunger.
New York, April 14.—The Mail and
Express says: Those who have known
Primrose Hopping, the son of wealthy
William Hopping, of California, made
an investigation to-day of the oase of
the man who died at the lodging
house No. 89 in the Bowery yesterday
marning from starvation and exhaustion,
and they are convinced that the dead
man is young Hopping.
SENATOR BECK.
Hia Opinion and that of Cleve
land Do Not Coincide.
New York, April 14.—A Washington
special says that Senator Beck is urging
npon the Presidont the necessity of call
ing a special session of Congress as early
as September. He believes that, with
the revenues coming in, there will be a
serious contraction of the currency, un
less Congress takes measures to prevent
it, or unless bonds are bought at a high
premium. The President told the Sen
ator that he does not think an extra ses
sion necessary.
Allowed to Pass.
Vienna, April 14.—A commission of
Bulgarian officers en route from Krnpps'
ordnanoe worki to Sofia with a larae
quantity of war material, arrived here
to-day. Austria has permitted the pas
sage of the material through the em
pire.
No Salary*
London, April 14.—Balfour, Chief
Secretary for Ireland, intimated in the
House of Commons this afternoon that
uo salary will bo nttaohed to tbe office of
Under Seoretary for Ireland, made for
Colonel King Harmon.
OLD LANDMARK GONE.
t tion, tbe workmen, in renewing the old
adobe, have come across a deep shaft on
the premises that was not known before.
( If this shaft, or well, connects with the
j tunnel that debouched in the rear of the
Los Angeles Furniture Company's ware
house, that would go far to prove tbat
the tradition was true. But many believe
that Fremont's men never reaohed the
' tunnel, even if they knew about it and
tried to do so; but that the treasure was
left there until the time of tbe great ex
■ plosion in 184", when a large portion of
tbe hill settled into the tunnel and so
buried tbe treasure tbat it was never af
ter recovered. However that may be,
the work of excavation now going on
will develop the truth.
Mr. Beaudry has 480 feet of frontage
on New High street and this frontage, to
a depth of about 100 feet will be graded
level with the street. Tbe improve,
menta he is about to make will turn
New High into a most valuable business
street.
' The Last of a Historic
Building.
WILL TREASURE BE FOUND?
Excavations to be Made by Mr.
Beaudry may Result in Un
earthing Riches.
Mr. Prudent Beaudry, who is about to
grade the west side of New High street
and erect substantial business buildings
thereon, has given out the contract for
the grading, and already the buildings
on the elevated ground have been re
moved or demolished. The old adobe,
whioh formerly belonged to Dr. Bush,
has been torn down and the place that
knew it for, lo! these many years, will
know it no more. This demolished
structure was a historical building, and
in its time was considered one of the
finest edifices in Southern California.
Its history, if written, would illustrate
the history of the most remarkable
period of California annals. It was built
early in the forties, and was for years
the residence of the distinguished offi
cials of Alta California during the Mexi
can regime. General Jose Castro at one
time occupied it as his headquarters. In
the rear, down to a very recent period,
was a small, thick-walled adobe, which
used to bo the carcel, wherein military 1
prisoners were confined.
When General (then Colonel) Fremont,
was entrapped into making an inglorious
treaty with General Andreas Pico, at the
time that Fremont's celebrated battalion
invested Los Angeles, the casa on the
hill became headquarters. Afterwards,
in 1547, it waß occupied by Ameri- '
oan officers, and during the time '
that Lieutenant Davidson was digging '
trenches and erecting earthworks around !
the rim of Fort Hill for tbe purpose of 1
covering the city, the adobe casa was '
the headquarters successively of Genera!
W. 8. Kearney, Commodore Stockton, '
and Commodore Ap. Catesby Jones. On '
the 4:h of July, 1817, General Stone- '
man was temporarily in command of Los
Angeles, and the American flag was
floated from this historical building.
About this time a terrible catastrophe '
happened on the premises. A large
amount of ammunition had been celled- '
ed and stored in a temporary magazine,
located near the carcel. One afternoon 1
the whole town was aroused by a sudden '
and tremendous explosion. The people j
hurried to the hill to find the whole hill- '
side covered with debris, and a number 1
of men lying around, some fearfully 1
wounded and seveial killed. The mag- '
nzine was no more, and a portion of the '
carcel was in ruins. Damage was also
done to the Government house, as it was
then culled. It seems tbat some care
less soldier had entered the magazine
with a pipe in his mouth. That was his
last smoke.
MONROE-THOMAS.
A Happy Wedding In East Eos
Angeles Yesterday.
Yesterday morning the beautiful
suburban town of East Los Angeles was
the scene of a quiet and pretty wedding.
Tbe contracting parties, who are well
known in Lob Angeles, were Milton S.
Monroe, son of W. N. Monroe, the
founder of Monrovia, and Mary N.
Thomas, the only daughter of J. M.
Thomas, the pioneer, resident and capi
talist of East Los Angeles. The groom
ia one of the best known young men in
the county. His universal kindness end
courtesy bave won him many dear
friends, and the high position he oocu
pies has been gained only by his upright,
honest and manly character. The bride '
is a bright young lady, endowed with !
rare educational gifts, and a craduate of
the University of Southern California.
The ceremony tookjplace at the residence
of the bride's parents, 28 Hanson street, ■'
about half-past ten o'clock, in tne pres
ence of only the relatives of the groom
and bride. The ceremony was performed (
in the double parlor of Mr. Thomas' resi
dence, wbich was very nicely deoorated
with the choicest of flowers. They were t
unique and artistic in design and har- r
monized in appearance with the feelings (
of thoßO who were present to witness the 1
impressive ceremony, The nuptial rites j
were performed by Rev. M. M. j
Bovard, President of the University r
of Southern California. George Mouroe, t
brother of the groom, officiated as best l
man, while Miss Grace Snow performed j
the oflice of bridesmaid. The bride was \
neatly attired in a travelling suit of gray t
camels hair trimmed with tea green t
velvet, with hat and gloves to match, and \
looked charming. Tt.e happy couple then _
received the heartfelt congratulations of l
those present, and among the many
kisses that were feelingly showered on
the bride not a few were accompanied
by a tear and a suppressed sob. Tbe a
party then sat down to a splendid colli. ■
tion which bad been spread in the spa- ,
cious dining room adjoining the parlor, ,
Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Monroe being at
the head of the table. Dr. Bovard
said grace and fervently asked the
blessing of God upon tbe young couple.
After lunch, amid a shower ol rico aud '
old shoes, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe took
their departure by train on the honey
moon. They will go direct to San Fran
cisco and thence make a tour of the
Eastern, Middle and Southern States. '
The Herald takes pleasure in casting I
tbe journalistio a tipper of good luck (
after the happy couple, and hopes that r
their married life will be one of t
uninterrupted joy and felicity, s
and that the good fortune that n
bas heretofore smiled on their
path may grow and increase with
all their days. Late indeed may the
only hand approach tbem which has the c
power to sever the ties knit yesterday j
morning in the sacred bonds of matri- ,
mony.
j When peace was declared and the
treaty of Guadalupe de Hidalgo had
been signed, the building passed iuto
private hands, and has been occupied as
a residence ever since.
bevcral years ago, when the workmen
were excavating jor the foundation of
the building on Main street, now occu
pied hy the Los Augeles Furniture Com
pany, they suddenly came u« the
opening to a large tunnel ruuningHnder
New High street. It was explored far
into the hill, and was fonnd to be cir
cuitous and winding, with branches lead
ing from it in various directions. Fi
nally obstructions were met wbich
prevented further exploration. This
mysterious tunnel was a nine days'
wonder, and nobody could givd a satis
factory explanation of its origin or pur
pose. The grading of the hill now,
however, will solve the mystery.
There was a tradition among the old
native Californians wbich will now be
verified or refuted. Main street, from
where the St. Elmo now standi, up as
far as Ferguson's stable, was at one time
lined with old-fashioned adobe business
houses. When the whole city was ia
tbe throes of a panic on account of tbe
approach of Fremont with bis California
Battalion, it was expected that tbe city
would be taken aud delivered up to pil
lage. Similar panics hael occurred
before, and the merchants had taken
the prec mtiou to run a tunnel into the
hill behind their stores, where they
conld safely cache, their most valuable
goods and their treasure until the dan
ger was over. Hence, when it was
announced that Fremont bad reached
the Cabuenga, and would soon seize tbe
city, tbe merchants hurried their doub
loons and tine goods into the recesses of
the tnnnel. The only man in the city
who had not lost hia head
or heart was General Andreas Pico.
This gallant Californian got together
about thirty vaqueros, and riding
out to a chosen spot, gave specific orders
to his Lieutenant to keep his handful of
men riding around a bill, which could
only be seen at one point from Fremont's
camp. He then sent a trusty officer to
the enemy's headquarters with a white
trig. This officer (who was none other
than Judge Pedro Carrillo) was ushered
into the presence of Fremont and deliv
ered bis message, to the effect that Gen
eral Andreas Pico, in command of the
Mexican army of California, desired an
interview before hostilities commenced.
The interview was granted, and General
Pico was careful to bring Colonel Fre
mont to a place where he oould see the
unending column of cavalry constantly
moving apparently in one diteotion, as
if it were a portion of a groat army.
Fremont, impressed with tbe idea that
he would have to fight a severe and
doubtful battle with superior forces be
fore he oould become master of the Pue
blo, aocepted the terms proposed by Pioo,
which were that he should not enter the
city, but camp upon the heights over
looking it, and that a truce should be
declared for sixty days. When Fremont
learned that he had been duped by a
General whose army consisted of thirty
cowboys, he made the air sulphurous
with ornamental English,
As long as Fremont's men were en
camped on the hill, the burgesses of Los
Angeles felt that there was danger, and
therefore left their treasures in their
■ lace of concealment, A portion of
his troops were camped near the old
adobe, and the tradition goes that they
got wind of the rich treasures hid in a
tnnnel beneath tbe spot whore they
were camped, and sunk a shaft ond
drifted till they reached the place where
the boxes of doubloons were supposed
by their owners to repose in perfect; se
curity. When the merchants subse
qently went to bring out their treasures,
great was their grief and lamentations
to find them gone. The times were too
stormy and troublous for redress, and
the sufferers had to put up with their
losses with the best grace possible.
In confirmation of this old-time tradi
THE TRESENTS.
Milton 8. Monroe to his wife, a clover
shaped diamond brooch, which can be
used as a hairpin, brooch or locket, and
set with forty diamonds.
Mr. and Mrs. J, M. Thomas, five acres
of land iv Monrovia for a residence, a
check for $2000, a fine piano and a gold
breastpin set with pearls.
Mr. and Mrs. W N. Monroe, a $5000
--residence, $600-piano, gold bracelets set
with diamonds and diamond locket and
collar button, silver water-cup, alligator
band-bag, cow and chickens.
Hon. E. F. Spence and wife, silver
berry spoon lined with gold.
J. 1. Case, brushes with silver-beaten
backs.
J. M, Studebaker, ivory carving set.
Miss Mabel Monroe, two elegant silk
shawls, diamond cuff-buttons.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Monroe (grand
parents), imitation evergreen card re
ceiver.
Charles Champion, half dezen knives
and forks and silver teaspoons.
Mamie Thomas, Holy Bible.
Mrs. G. T. Hall, plush writing desk.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hotchkiss, Japan
ese hand painted vase and toilet Bet.
M. S. Hall, jewel casket.
Mrs. Hughes, silver berry bowl.
Miss Lizzie E. Miller, knives and sil
ver spoons.
Miss Emma Eruzen, silver pickle jar.
Miss Mary Macy, silver after-dinner
coffee spoons.
George Monroe, watch fob.
Mr. Montgomery, Swiss clock.
C. A. Campbell, opera glasses.
Edith C. Speedy, basket of flowers.
Grace Snow, elegant panel crayon.
Mrs. and Miss Wickersham, panel oil
pointings.
Denunciatory Resolutions
by Americans.
AT A MEETING AT THE CAPITAL.
A Female Boston Beat Receives a
Large Sum on Deposit
and Skips.
Associated Press Dispatches to the Hi bald
Washington, April 14—A meeting
was held here this evening in the Ma
sonic Temple to give expression on tha
part of the American residents aad
sojourners at the national capital ta
protest against the passage of the Coer
cion Bill for Ireland, now pending in the
British Parliament. Sprioger, of Illinois',
presided. General Roseerans, Register
of the Treasury, and ex-Senator Vast
Wyck, of Nebraska, addressed the
the meeting, after whioh Congressman
Cram, of Texas, read resolutions pre
pared by a committee appointed
tor tbat purpose. The closing
paragrsph of these is as follows:
Resolved, That tbe enactment of snob
a diabolical law would not alone be an
outrage on the Irish people, but a crime
against the spirit of liberty everywhere,
and tbat tbe framers and advocates of
tbe Coercion bill should go down to pos
terity condemned by humanity and
branded with infamy.
The resolutions were adopted with
cheers and music. The announcement
was made that tbey would be cabled to
Gladstone and Pamell.
DIRS. HOWE'M TACTICS.
she Heccives Large Sums on De
posit and Skips.
Boston, April 14 —The 11, raid states
that Mrs. Sarah E. Howe, of tlie Woman's
Bank fame, absconded wilh $50,000 of
the depositors's money. Ever since her
release from confinement on tho charge
of swindling depositors in her bank, she
has continued tbe business of taking de*
posits of money from women, paying, or
promising to pay, an exceedingly high
rate of iuterest thereon. A lady from
Augusta, Me., called at Mrs. Howe's
house last evening for the purpose of
getting the interest on a sum deposited
with her. Sho was told by tbe -nan who
came to the door thnt Mrs. Howe had
skipped and taken $50,000 with her. A
warrant has been issued for Mrs. Howe's
arrest, aud the police are searching for
ber.
Baseball at Indianapolis.
Indianapolis, Ind., April 14. —A
slight sprinkle of rain before the open
ing of the game here to-day between the
Chicsgoes and St. Louis, kept away a
large number of people, but the 3000
who visited the Athletic Park were am
ply repaid by witnessing the most terrif
fio slugging match ever played on tbe
grounds. Chicago 19, Louis 9.
Beef Contract* for Indian
Agencies.
St. Louis, April 14.—Awards of con
tracts for supplying beef to tbe various
Indian agencies were ma !e by the Indian
Commissioners this afternoon. Bids
range from 5 to lo per cent, lower than
those of last year, which will result in a
saving of fully $50,000 to the govern
ment.
Episcopal Consecration.
Providence, R. L, April 14.—The
ceremony of the consecration of Bishop
Harkins took place this morning at the
Cathedral. Church dignitaries from all
parts of the country were present, and
as they marched from the Episcopal resi
dence to the Cathedral tbey formed a
procession numbering nearly 1000.
New Postofflces.
Washington, April 14.—Postomeea
have been established at Nolan, San
Bernardino county, with John Mc-
Glinty as Postmaster; and at Viueland,
Los Angeles county, with Howard Rey
nolds as Postmaster.
Do iv ii on Scalpers.
Baltimore, April 14,—The Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad has instructed all its
agents not to sell through tickets over
the roads which will not join in tbe com
bination to pay no commissions to agent*.
Nearley Recovered.
Port Gihson, I. T., April 14.—Blame
is rapidly improving. He awoke this
morning much refreshed and feeling
quite strong. He will be able to leave
the house in a few days,
A Planing-.mill Burned.
Ashland, Ogn., April 14.—The Yaoll
& Gilroy planing-mill was burned last
night. The loss is $4000, insured for
$1500. The mill will be rebuilt at once.
A Jewelry firm Goes Under.
Chicago, April 14—The wholesale
jewelry tirni of Clapp & Davis failed to
day, having confessed judgments for
$140,000
Pullman Passengers.
The following passengers left yester
day on the 1:30 train: Mr. Monroe,
Mrs. S. Maguire, A. YV. Van Schmidt,
J. L. Ingley, H. W. Dunning, P. P.
Stacy, Geo. Adams, T. D. Mott, J. A.
Fairchild, A. H. Pickering, G. K. Miller,
L. G. Sibley, Mrs. Haskell, W. A.
James, Mr. Greenwood, Mrs. F. Rook-
Mr. Alexander, J. W. Cavanaugb, Wm.
Monyheny, W. C. Pease, Mrs. Allen,
Mrs. E. U. Wright, Mr. Sheldon, Mr.
Watkias, Mrs Bigelow, Mrs. F. A.
Simmons, Mr. Randolph, T. T. Mea
gher.
The following left on the 7:30 train:
H. E. Finkler, J. R. Sharpstein, W.
Curlett, A. H. Piokering, Mrs. B. Lowe,
S. B. Champlin, Mr. McFarland, J. W.
Pin, D. C. Green. L. Graves, A. W.
Kimball, Mr. Suedaker, J. W. Pier,
Mn, A. A. Gleason, Mrs. H. G. Elder.
The Cable Roud.
Mr. J. F. Crank left for San Fran-
Cisco yesterday to make arrangements
for the cable system which he will build
in this city. The street oar line owned
by Mr. Hellman had been turned over
to bim, and on Monday last he secured
a franchise which gives him the right of
way over an extent larger, it is said, than
any other in tbe world. He intends to
adopt tbe plan of the Market Street
Cable Company, iv San Francisco, wbich
is the best in that oity, and it is proba
ble that he will use the same style of
cars, although it is not decided what
kind of a grip, etc., he will favor. His
main purpose in this visit is to obtain
plans and to make contracts for iron
work, etc., which he will use in the con
struction of the system. Tbe cable
road will be hurried forward as rapidly
as is consistent with solid and substan
tial work. Mr, Herman Silver, treas
urer of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa
Fo system, is associated with Mr. Crank
in the cable roads, and there is no doubt
of their speedy completion.
Climate is sometimes laughed at as a
shadowy thing to boom up; but after ail,
what is more enduring than climate, or
what other factor has played a more im
portant part in civilization ? It is tha
climate of California that ia destined to
give her the foremost place in tha
Onion. Iv no other State has mere ex
istence such a charm; in no other do
soil, sunshine and rain unite to reward
so well the labors of the husbandman;
in no other is life less exposed to disease,
or so little eudange red by tbe forces of
nature elsewhere manifested in the bliz
zard, hurricane, lightning or destroying
earthquake.—[Sacramento Bse.
Board of supervisors.
Thursday, April 14, 1887.
Tbe Committee on Court House plans
reported progress and the Board ad
journed nntil 10 A. Mi April 15th.
NO. 10.
THE COERCION BILL.
Benefits of Climate.

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