LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD.
VOL. XXX— NO. 130.
n RAND OPERA HOUSE.-EXTRA.
MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 17th,
ISB'-It Is unnecessary to comment on th's
engagement, the Importatc? of which must be
apparent to every patron of this theater.
The Representative Dramatic Company of
A. M. PALMER'S
Direct from the Madlaon Square Theater,
Tour under the direction of MR. AL. H AYM AN.
J. H Stoddart. Mrs. E. J. Phillips,
A. Salvinl, Marie Burroughs,
Frederick Robinson, Aunio Russell,
Louis Maasen. May Brooklyn,
E M. Holland, Virginia Buchanan,
Walden Ramsay, Clara Upman,
C P Flookton. Kate Maloney,
Herbert Millward, Annie Homan.
Harry Holliday, Little Gertie Homan,
Geo. S. Stevens, J- B- Hollis,
G. W. Presbrey,
MONDAY. > J«IM
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, [ THE
Buturday Matinee, > PENMAN !
TUESDAY > SAINTS
AND i AND
SATURDAY EVENINGS, > SINNERS!
THURSDAY EVENING .. PARTNERS!
FRIDAY EVENING!.. ... ('VfEARTs" 1
Frices-25c , 50c, 75c, $1, $1.50.
Sale of Seats for this engagement will com
mence Thursday morning, Sept. 13, at 10 a. m.
GTRAND OPERA HOUSE,
r H. C. W yATT, Lessee and Manager.
COMMENCING TUESDAY, SEPT. 11th, 1888,
Matinee Saturday only.
After an absence of two ye*rs, reappearance of
the one great and lucomparable
HERRMA NN !
Assisted by MME. HERRMANN, and first ap
pearance of the World's Oriental Fautasiaesti,
D»ALV I N I .
For the firßt time, Herrmann's latest sensation,
The Mystery of All Mysteries!
ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
T. W. Okey, Lessee and Manager.
L AST WEE X
OP THE GREAT
Prices, 25c. and 50c. Grand Matin cc, Satur
day. Boats at Swartz &. Whomes, Hollenbeck
Entire change of Programme Sunday Evening.
gKCOND STREET PARK.
UUAKU PICNIC AND BALL
— BY* THE —
NORTH GERMAN SOCIETY,
In honor of the visiting Odd Fellows,
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th, 1888.
Admission—2s cents. sll 7t
CALIFORNIA DIME MUSEUM,
North Main street, near First.
Doyle & Isaacs, Proprietors.
THE POPULAR FAMILY RESORT.
Week Commencing Saturday, September 8.
Still the novelties come.
6—NEW ARTISTS FOR THE STAOE.—(>
First appearance of the gymnastic wonder
W. C. MA N N I N « .
Two great novelty acts. Tho only one legged
triuple horizontal bar expert in the known
world. Work graceful and ea-y. Aerial Hori
zontal bar and flying Spanish rings, finishing
with terrific fl'ghts through the air.
First appearance of the Liliputian Marvels
FRANKS and O'DELL, clover acrobatic sing
and dance artists.
First appearance of Mr. Ed. Talbott, in his
great specialty eutitled, Nobody Home but Me.
First appearance of Mr. Walter Goldie. tin
quaint, queer and qualmish comedian.
Doors open from 10 a. h. to 10 p. m.
Admission, 10c. Reserved scats 10c. extra.
gECOND ANNUAL FAIR
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
OPENS SEPT. 17, CLOSES SEPT. 22.
In honor of the annual session of the Sovereign
Grand Lodge I. O. 0. F. of the World.
Open for competition to Southern California.
MR 0. M. HEINTZ is authorized to publish
premium lists, collect artistic material, etc., etc.
Bend for premium lists and apply for space to
THOS. A. GAREY.
jy2G-sepl7 cow Superintendent.
JTENILWOBTH OBTBTcH FARM.
Most Pictubksque Pleasdrb Resobt
Near Los Angeles. Unlimited space for picnic
parties, for whlcn special rates will be given.
Apply C. A. Sumner A Co , 54 N. Main street.
Admission 25c. Sundays 10c. Round trip
25c. Take Temple street cable to Beaudry
are., and oars from Sisters' Hospital.
MUSIC BVKKY SUNDAY.
HE GRANDEST SIGHT IN LOS ANGELES
is the SIEGE OF PARIS! Main and Third
sts. Open dally (including Sundays) from 9a.
M. to 10 P. M Admission—2so. s7-lm
WANTS, PERSONALS, AND OTHER AD
vertisements under the following heads
inserted at the rate of 5 cents per line for each
office permanently located at No. 15 West
Second St. Laundry 184 Wall st. All orders
promptly attended to. Telephone 307. aug2stf
P" KBSONS GOING TO BAN DIEGO CAN
And handsomely furnished rooms, with
privilege of bath, within 3 squares of new post
office. Terms reasonable. Apply NW. cor. S.xth
and Ash sts., Ban Diego. au29 lm"
OTICB TO HOME-SEEKER8 —PLANS AND
specifications for cottages $15; same to be
built on easy terms, halfoash, half on time.
J FRIEDLANDER, architect, 104 N. Main st.
BIDS THAT HAVE BEEN
sent in to No. 313 8. Main St., for building
a two-story residence, will he opened at that
place at noon, Tuesday, September 11, 1888.
Bidders are requested to be present. sB-td.
. rooms 14 and 15, Jones block, 75 N. Spring
St., Los Angeles, Cal. Late Register U. S.^ Land
CHASE & FORRESTER, EXAMINERS OF
Titles and Abstractors, Room 35 and 3b,
Phillips' block. No. 1. »°-»
BTHUR L. BirTON~A. M., L. L.8., ATK>R
nev and Connsellor-at Law, room 25, Mnr
rieta blook, 127*4 New High st,, Los Angeles.
CHEMIST A^a^SSAJfCg, l
* 509 N. Rain tt., new Pl«a. aul7 lm*
«m:hn«» \.a i..
it lo danoe,
gn tfl PROF. KI3HER'B DANCING ACAD
EMY! 22!)! i S. Sprint? at. si) 4t
if ENRY-IF YOU WANT A I'EKFECT AND
JjL stylish fitting suit, go to Goidan Bros., 22
H. Spring. JOK. au2l lm
SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO PROF. FIrfH
EK'S Dancing Academy, 229.; S. Spring
/I ORDAN BROTHERS, THk"LEADING TAIL
■JT ors, give the best satisfaction, as all their
clothes are made up in the city. au2l lin
IF YOU WANT TO I.EARN TO I'ANO~£
go to PROF. FISHER'S DANCING ACAD
EMY, 22!)| a S. Spring. so4t
TAMES—THE REASON MY CLOTHES FIT
»J so nice, is because thav are made by Gordon
Bros., 22 8. Spring. JACK.. au2l lm
END YOUR CHILDREN TO PROF. Flall-
ER'S DANCING ACADEMY, 220W 8.
DIVORCE AND CRIMINAL LAW A SPEcT
alty. Advice Iree. W. W. HOLCOMB. At
terney, 11 Temple street. Room 10-12 aug29-tf
OEND YOUR CHILDREN TO PROF. FISH
O ER'S DANCING ACADEMY, 229,£ S
Spring st. H» 4t
DR EBSM A KING—M R3. E. A. i r ROST WILL
bo happy to see her many patrons and
friends at her new rooms, 128; j W. First St., be-
SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO PROF ~fIBH
ER'B DANCING ACADEMY, 220!£ 8.
B]>ring st. tO 4t
NOTICE— CALIFORNIA WINE 3. I MAKE A
specialty ol pure California wlneß, put up
in casks and c»s s ready for shipping to all
parts of the East. Visitors arc invired to call
and inspect the stock at H. J. WOOLLACOTT'S,
2(i and 28 N. Spring st., Los Angeles. a2slm
IF YOU WIBH TO LEARN TO DANCE, GO~TO
Prof. Fisher's Dancing Academy, 8.
i-pring tt. s9-4t
RS. PARKER, CLAIRVOYANT, CONSULS
tations on busiuesß, law suits, mineral spec
ulations, love, marriage, absent friends, dis
eases, life-reading, etc. 28 South Spring street,
Room 15. 9a. sc. to 6r. m. aug29-tf
WAN TK l»—N ITU AT lONS.
WANTED— SITU ATION A 8 HOUSEKEEPER
or second work, 238 8. Hill st. slo-3t*
WANTED— A GERMAN MAN WANTS SlT
uatiou as first-class coachman and plain
gardener, Address COACHMAN, Box 100 this
"IA/ANTED—A MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN iJF-
T ? sires situation in private family to do light
housework or housekeeping. Call or address
No 36 8. Los Angeles St., cor. Second, sll 2t*
WAN IKO—MAI,IJ lieLC
WANTED— A CIIY SOLICITOR. L. A. BOB
BER STAMP CO. sll2t
WANTED— A FIRST-CLASS CAKE BAKER
at New York Bakery, 505 8. Spring St.
WA i\ I" li I)—* 'li ,<« AI. «•. H1.1.P.
WANTED— 10 LADIES TO DO LIGHT WORK
at ho-ne. 13 W. Second st., room 15. sll
WANTED— A GOOD AND RELIABLE GIRL
for general light housekeeping None but
those fully competent need apply. CHIEF D.
A. MORI ARTY, 48 Regent st. " |9 tf
\VA K'f t:V— I»A lITN KICS.
AN ACTIVE BUSINESS MAN WANTEd'tO
take charge of tho sale of wines and brand
ies of an established winery and distillery, with
a half interest In the plant; over $3000 of wines
and brandy in bond ; from $3000 to $5000 re
quired, and which w ill cover this years'vint
age. Particulars of W. D. ROOT, 115 W. First
st s7 st«
WA N TKI>-HI ISCI:l,I. AN fr.O vs.
ver. T/i Commercial St., Room 1. s(i.3m
Wanted— a Family to take charge
of a girl 3 years old. Address A. F., box
100, this office, stating price. The father wish
es to rent room in same house. sll 7t*
WANTED— A LADY, EXCELLENT HOUSK
kttper, wishes to rent, or take charge of
a large Jurnished house. Apply at once to
TYLER & BRO , Bakerctield, Cal. Highest
references given. sld-fit*
WANTED -IT 18 DESIRED BY THE GEX
cral Executive Committee, I O. O. X.,
that all hotel and boardiug and lodging bouse
proprietors inform H. V. Vau Dusen, Secretary,
at the Board of Trade Rooms (hours between 9
a. m. and 4 p. M ), as to the number of guests
they can accommodate and rates for same, dur
ing the coming session of the Sovereign Grand
Lodge in September nest auHltf
I'UH HKrtT -KOoins,
HOTEL OXFORD—UNDER NEW MANAGE
ment; best rooms in the city from $15 to
$SO per month. aulli 1 m
ft'OK kisSCl— HOUHKS.
I'TjOtSTKENT—ONE iII'NI) KED ll6l r s
1 parts of the city. A. L. TEELE, corner
Second and Fort sts. s2-tf
I'OB RENT- MISCELLANEOUS.
I~~soiT RE NT—TH E MOST ELEGANT BUITE
1 of office rooms in the city. C. M. WELLS &
BURKS, cor. Temple and New High st. au23tf
FOR PENT—BTORE3 ON MAIN, BPRING,
Fort and other streets; hotels, apartments,
homes, etc. A. L. TEELE, comer Second mil
Fort sts. s2 tf
T.IOR SALE—MESQUir CHARGOAL IN CAR-
Jj load lots, delivered In Los Angeles or other
points. Address E. HOLLAND & CO., by ex
press, Indfo, 8. P. R. R. s7 st_
£TOK RENT —A NEW 3-STORY BLOCK, 50
rooms and 3 stores; will let together or sep
arate; suitable for a first-class rooming house
or hotel; cor. Elmira and Main sts. Apply to
C. GANAHL, First and Alameda sts. auISH
TO LET AND KtH S%I.E.
FURNISHED AND UNFURNISHED HOUSES.
Inquire of JOHN C. BELL, the auctioneer,
No. 17 Temple Block. s9-st*
MONEY TO LOAN, $25 UP. DR. DICK3ES
229!-i 8. Spring st. *814t*
ONEY TO LOAN IN SUMS TO SUIT. "~¥. C
ANDERSON, 28 N. Spring. s2tf
to loan, iFmsrcLAts se
wtUjUU" enrity, current rates. A. L.
TEELE, cor. Fort and Second. aul6 lm
MONEY TO LOAN, ONLY ON BEST SECl.'R
ity, in nuns of not less than $1,000.
ROBT. H A KIM E, 81 and 83 Temple Block.
rawfc-riTa Mccreary still loan
on chat tels, real Estate, etc. $10 up. Room
10, over Los Angeles National Bank. Notes
and mortgages discounted. aul.3-tf
MORTGAGES AND LAND CONTRACTS NE
gotiated. Patties unable to meet their en
gagements on mortgaged property may find it
advantageous to apply at the office of J. D.
REYMEKT, attorney, No. 11 W. *irst St.. Los
Angeles. s5 7t«
OrTsALE—2'TICK E T6 TO CHICAGO, 1 FOR
gentleman. 1 for lady. Address "Ticket,"
35 Bunker Hill ovo. sll
lIOR SALE—SUPERIOR PUPPIES,3—-J
1 sire imported retriever "Roy."
water spaniel "Nellie." Apply to J. E. BOYi.E,
20 Matthews St.. Boyle Heights. au24tf
EOIC SALE-L'ltT tPropercy.
FOR BALE-$25 CASH AND $5 PER MONTH
buys a lot on horse car line; 30 minutes
from center of city; prices $250 to $500; pure
water free; cheaper than rent. A. L. TEELE,
agent, Second and Foit srs. s2tf
loit MALtE—Country Property.
IjH)r "sale—l6.6oo jftißEa Off"laN±», "At
JJ prices from $5 to $50 per acre; will also lo
cate parties on Government land. Information
given freo. Address HENRY J. SI EM E It,
Lancaster, Cal. au22lm*
LMT~ARio" E t>UN9<
C"IAME"TO OUR RANCH, ONE SMALL BAY
/ mare and colt, branded oon left hip; 1 boy
horse, branded J on left hip; 1 brown filly, 2
y ear-old, branded ("yj; if not claimed in 30
days the same will be sold at public auction to
pay paßtnre and expenses. '
an2l lm HAMMEL & DENKER.
-, „. i^Myfji
DR. KWONG SHAW NAM. THE 80CCE3S
ful physician and surgeon, cures all kinds
of diseases of msH and female, Internally and
externally. No. 122 Upper Main st. au3o lm
TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1888,
_ BUSINESS CIIANCES
I mil BALK - CHEAP' BARGAIN," COFFEE
and !unch room, No. 11 W. Second at.
IjlOK SALE—THE CORNER GROCERY, 200
S. Main st.; the ttnek la new and fresh and
bought strictly for cash; will sell at 10 per rent.
e<s with lease, or 15 per cent, less without the
lease; also 2 horses 1 wagon, and fixtures; on
ly cash buyers need apply; the stock will be in
voiced at its wholesale value. 8. KOHN.
_ s7 7t
gUSINESS BARGAINS FOR SALE.
Drug stores, hardware, boots, shoes, jewelry.
Groceries, restaurants, cigars stands, saloons.
Hotels, lodging houses, liveries, dairies, fruits.
Gents' furnishing, statiouerv. Every business.
Prices $100 to $50,000. Call and see ns sure.
34 N. Spring St., ground floor. DENTON & CO.
JJUSINESS CHANCES TO-DAY.
Cicar store $400 Restaurant $ SCO
Do 375 Do 3.000
Do 350 Grocery 1,350
Do 150 Do 2,750
Do 100 Do 1,800
Lodging-house . 000 Saloon 1,800
Do .5,000 Do 1,200
Partnership 4,000 Do 500
Do. ...1.0(10 Do 3,000
STEWART'S EXCHANGE, 16 Allen block,
cor. Spring aud Temple sts. Satisfaction guar
anteed, au 16 lm
mo i XC HA NGE—*3O,OOO~ WOKTH C»F~Ui£
.L incumbered real estato in Pasadena, oue
piece improved and paying $2,0t0 per annum.
For centrally located Lob Angeles City im
proved or unimproved property address. OWN
ER, giving full particulars, P. O. box 655, Los
Ang.de'. c«l. an3j tf
liIREE OVERLAND EXCURSIONS VIA DICN
' ver and Rio Grande Railway, Salt I ako City
and Denver, leave Los Angeles September (Jth
and 20th. October 4th and 18th. Mattrasses,cur
tains, blankets, pillows, etc., free of charge. For
further particulars call or addrcssF.W. THOMP
SON, 110 N. Spring St., Los Angeles. s4
UNION PACIFIC EXCURSIONS — FREE
sleeping-car accommodations. No change
ol cars between Los Angeles and Kansas City
stopping en route 24 hours at Salt Lake City
and six hours at Denver. Leave Los Angeleß
September 4 and 18, October 2,16 and 30. For
tickets, berths, and all information call on or
address GEO. F. COTTERAL <& CO., No 236
N. Main st. s3tf
liUl EE EXCURSION—NO EXTRA CHARGE
} for sleeping accommodations. Throtigh
cars to Chicago without change. Only one
change to New York and Boston. Experienced
conductors, assisted by colored porters, accom
pany each party. Partieß leave Los Angeles
September 13 and 27. Call or address A.
PHILLIPS & CO., 44 N. bprlng St., Los An
geles, Cal. n27-tf
BURLINGTON ROUTE OVERLAND EXCllR
sious are essentially first class. Leave Los
Angeles August 10, 30, September 13, 27.
Free sleeping cars, equipped with new mat
tresses, blankets, pillows, curtains, tables aud
carpets. Burlington agents and colored porters
accompany ouch party through. Route viaS-ilt
Lake City (24 hours). Denver and Omsha or
Kansas city to all points East Scenery by day
light a special feature; Sierra Nevada Moun
tains, Salt Laae City. Black Cation, Marshall's
Pass. Grand ('anon, Royal Gorge, etc. Call on
or address J. B. QUIGLEY, agent C.,8. & Q. R.
R., 112 North Spring St.. Los Angeles. spltf
cPHERRON ACADEMY, 521? GRAND AVK
Occidental University, Boyle Heights. a24tf
WILLHARTITZ, TEACHER OF MUSIC
» Address by mail room 12, LiclitenberKer
block, No. 7}' i N. Main st. sepO-lm
USIC PUPILS WANTED BY A THOROUGH
and experienced teacher from tbe East.
Terms reasonable. 725 8. Hill st. auls lm
T~~ HE LOS ANGELES CONSERVATORY OF
Music, 400 S. Main St., will remain open for
summer pupils. MRS. EMILY J. VALENTINE.
WOODBURY'S BUSINESS COLLEGE, 159
South Spring st., Los Angeles. Cal. For
information, address F. 0. WOODBURY. Prin
cipal, Los Angeles, Cal. au27-tf
THE ELLIS COLLEGE, A BOARDING AND
day school for young ladies, open;! Hept-m
-b r 12th. For catalogue address HENRY LUO
LAM, the Ellis College, Los Angeles. au29tf
* COMPE PENT 1 UXOR (A COLLEGE GRAD
ft uate) wishes pupils to fit. (or college, or will
give instruction in tho English branches. Ad
driss, 21 W. First St., room 11 and 12, city,
LOS ANGELES BUSINESS COLLEGE AND
English Training School, cor. Temple and
New High sts. Experienced teachers; complete
courses of study. Day and evening sessions.
D. B. WILLIAMS, Prin. augSOt
ST. VINCENT'S COLLEGE.
A boirding and day school for boys and
Course: Classical and Commercial.
Fall term begins on Monday, September 3d.
aull lm . A. J. MEYER, CM., Pres.
OPENED— EMIL SEIFERT'S MUSICAL STU
dio. Vocal piano, violin. Special classes
for theory, harmony and composition Breed
Block, 210 S. Spring st, upstairs. Office hours,
1 to 2 p. m. au26 lm
I" HDGAR MOORE, EXPERT ACCOUNTANT,
'j room 44 Dowuey Block. Practical double
entry book-keeping taught in 30 days. Special
attention given to lorms aud systems of books
adapted to county and city officials and cor
porations. Complicated books and accounts
adjusted. Office hours—9 to 3 and 6:30 to 8:30
p. m. ang3ltf
a KVMiiibii. Tw
\ i Spiing st., Los Angeles, Cal. aug22tf
W R. NORTON, ARCHITECT, 30 N. SPRING
. St. augl2tf
tIOSTERD-AX & FORSYTH, ARCHITECTS,
j rooms 21 and 22, 23 S, Sp.ing at., Los An
RB. YOUNG, ARCHITECT. ROOMS 8 AND
. 9, Boeder block, 23 S. Spring at., Los Au
seles, Cal. augl2tf
"»f H. ROULLLEr7aRCHITEC fTsK ET<' HKS
LU ■ and estimates at short notice. No. 33 S.
Snring st, room 19. sep6 lm*
PETERS & BURNS, ARCHITECTS, ROOMS
5 and 6, Howe's block, 128 W. First st. Su
pervising architects. National Soldiers' Home.
ri H. BROWN, ARCHITECT, OFFICE, 9N.
\ :. Spring it. Rooms 22 and 23. Schumacher
block, Los Angeles. Telephone 910. augl2tf
i»i ; vi i sts.
DR. L. W. WELLB, DENTIST, ROOMS NOS.
6 and 7, No. 23 8. Sprinj st. Gold filling,
$2 and up; gold and platina alloy, $1.50: com
position, #1; filling root. $3; set teeth on rub
ber, $10; ou silver, $25; on aluminum, $30.
My new Improved aluminum plate will cure
all diseases ofthe mouth caused by rubber Set
of cold, $50 aud up Gold crown, $10 and up.
Filling teeth and bridge work a specialty. Teeth
extracted, 50c.; without pain, $1. au4 12m
A DAMS BROS., DENTISTS, 23 S. SPRING
ft. street. Rooms 4 and 5,
Gold fillings from $2 up.
Amalgam and silver tilling*, $1.
Painless extraction of teeth by vitalized air
or nitrons oxide gas, $1.
Teeth extracted without gas or air, 50 cents.
Best sets of teeth from $6 to $10. By our new
method of making teeth, a misfit is Impossible.
All work guaranteed.
We make a specialty of extracting teeth with
Office Honrs from 8 A.M., to Bp. H. Sundays
from 10 a. m. to 12 m. s8 tf
DBS. CASE & CARr6ll7 DENTISTS. OF
flee. 41 8. Upriug st. Gold fillings, $3 and
upwards; gold and platina fillings, $1.50;
, amalgam fillings. $1: cemeut, $1. Extracting,
50c; gas, $1 extra. Gold and porcelain crowi s
and brioge work, cheapest in city. Sets of
teeth. $6 toslo. All guaranteed, sll Om
DR. R. G. CUNN(NGHAM,~2S NORTH MAIN
St.. McDonald block. ]y!s'f
THE HOTEL AND
Second sts , will re-open August 16. 8 P.
MUI.FORD. Assignee. an 16 Tin
Br. J. wTreeseThealthofficer, no
7 N. Spring Bt_ Telephone 60S. aug2o-tf. .
■•■ ■•■ - - IlilsATJifoiiiiil'
Notes About the Public
ITEMS FROM SANTA CATALINA.
The Baseball Game, and Other
Amusements on the Legal
The long vacation is nearly over; the
schools will open on the first Monday in
October, which is also the first day. The
assignment of teachers for tho coming
year has been completed, and will be
issued in a few days.
Owing to the failure of the city to sup
ply the needed funds in time for work to
be done during the vacation, the schools
open in the same cramped condition, as
regards accommodations, in which they
closed three months ago. In his last re
port, Superintendent Friesner says:
"There has not been a school-room
added to the department for eighteen
months, and we now have one hundred
and nineteen schools in eighty-two rooms.'
Heeenli/ three of them are on half day
time, leaving but forty-six rooms with all
day schools. Unless something be done
to provide more rooms before the schools
open in the fall of I.HBB, every one of the
eighty-two rooms in the city will con
tain two schools. Seven of the eighty
two rooms are unfit lor use, as any one
may see by entering them during wet,
cold or warm weather. Fifty school
rooms are absolutely needed in this city
at this writing, saying nothing of 2,000
children, carefully estimated, who are
either attending private schools or are
not in any school."
There is a prospect that the congested
condition of affairs will be considerably
relieved before December. Bids are
asked for the building of six four-room
buildings, four of which will be complet
ed before the now year. The superin
tendent is away on a three month's vaca
tion, and his place is filled for the
time by Arthur E. Baker, formerly the
Principal of the Hellman-street school.
There has been some complaint that
the vacation was too long, six weeks or
two months is considered a sufficient va
cation in other cities, and the parents
here complain that it is an injustice \o
their children to keep them out of school
for three months.
The Season Drawing to a l'lo*».
'■lie Sportive Jew.l'ish.
Notwithstanding the fact that Septem
ber, so far, has developed some of the
hottest days of the season inland, and tho
month may generally be relied upon for
considerable coloric, there saems to be a
tacit law amongst people at summer wa
tering places that the season enJa with
August. That rule may possibly be a
proper and correct one on the Atlantic
seaboard. But hero on the Pacißo coast
we believe that the Ist of October is quite
early enough for those who bask in the
cooling breezes of the channel to return ,
to their homes.
Although quite a goodly number of
campers at Santa Catalina, as well as
guests at the Metropole Hotel, will re
main at that delightful resort until forced
out of it by hard weather, yesterday wit
nessed quite a thinning out of the great
crowd of visitors at Avalon. Tho Falcon
was loaded down with baggage, camp
equipage and returning passengers, and
there was no doubt a strong feeling of
loneliness on the beautiful and erstwnile
lively beach of the metropolis of Catalina
It must be said, however,
that while the dilletante and but
terfly part of Avalon's population
has suffered a great diminution,
those who remain include the solid rep
resentative people—the class who have
always been looked upon with pride and
admiration both by newcomers and old
habitues as the sheet anchor and main
stay of the island. They are, so to
speak, the Bengal lights of Catalina
society. They love all the sports of the
beach, and are authorities without ap
peal on all questions relating to fishing,
hunting, boating, swimming and shell
ing. These are the men —and women —
who have given Catalina her mo3t en
dearing representation. They are the
ones who know the best grounds to
catch anything from a minnow to a jew
fish. Their practiced eye can tell, from
the ripples on the face of the water a
mile off, whether a school of barracuda
or yellow tails is causing them. Their
information is precise and unquestion
able on all that touches hooks and
tackle. They are wise in the weather,
the currents and the tides. Their local
information is without bounds, and woe
to the tenderfoot who disregards their
advice upon every topic of local spirt.
These stand-bys—these oracles —are still
there, and many of them will be found at
their post even in midwinter.
Weil, it has truly been a lovely resort
during the past summer. A great many
people have passed a great many days of
gratification and delight there; and not
a few constitutions that had been run
down and placed in jeopardy from over
work and too close application to busi
ness, have experienced the good effects
of its pure and bracing breezes, and its
healthful and invigorating sports.
During the past week there was a live
ly revival in fishing, and the catch gen
erally was better than it had been for
several previous weeks. Mr. George W.
Remington, the King of Avalon fisher
men, had an exciting day of it last
Thursday. He and "Bussy" Hamilton
a boy of ten years, after having had rare
sport in hauling yellow tails and rock
bass, baited for "a jew-fish. The boy
held the line whilst Mr. R. continued to
land rock bass. All at once "Bussy" made
a great uproar. He had hooked one of
the jew-fish monsters, and had his choice
of being hauled overboard or let go the
line. He chose to stay in the boat, and
of course Mr. Remington came to the
rescue. That expert fisherman found
that he was fast to a jew-fish of unusual
size, and went to work systematically to
secure him. As the boat was anchored,
the work was one of difficulty. Besides,
the sea was unusually rough, and when
the boat was careened by the pulling
power of the fish, she shipped barrels of
water. For a good half hour the strug
gle lasted. At the end of that time his
submarine ' 'nibs" gave signs of weaken
ing. He was carefully drawn to the
miiface, when he made his last and most
dangerous struggle. But art overcame
: brute force, and the monster was se
cured. When brought ashoro and
landed upon the beach, he was
found to tip the scales at
three hundred pounds. The small boy
who hooked this fine prize stands at least
six feet in his stockings since this hand
some achievement, and observes a sort
of a get-away demeanor ever since to all
other small boys.
The jaunty and handsome little yacht
Bonita returned to Avalon Sunday night
after a delightful cruise of four days with
a party, amongst whom was our oid
friend Captain John Thomas, of Monro
via. During that time they went around
the island, and also took in San Clemente
by the way.
The Rambler, with Colonel Morford,
Miss Morford, Mrs. J. C. Ellis,the nieces
of Sir Arthur Sullivan, and others, ar
rived at the beach Sunday night after a
very tedious passage of twenty hours
from San Pedro. They had struck a
calm and spent, most of the time in the
It is believed that Santa Catalina will
become a desirable winter resort hereaf
ter as it has been heretofore a popular
summer resort. Those who have spent
the winter there say that the weather is
generally inild—during that season—
more so than on tbe main land.
There is some talk about closing up the
hotel; but this will depend altogether
upon the patronage. Certainly there
ought to be no falling off in it during the
A UOOD GAME.
Aitinls . i (in Day Sport at tbe New
The baseball match between the Tri
bunes and the Pasadenans at the Pros
pect Park grounds yesterday afternoon
was a good one. A large attendance was
present to participate in the sport and it
is evident that the excellent arrange
ments made by the managers of the place
have impressed the public and estab
lished its popularity. In the first inning
of the Pasadena nine they managed to
get five runs, for although Swan was
pitching in first-class style Staxy, who
was catching, could not hold the balls,
fumbling them on many occa
sions. Wooly was therefore put on
behind the bat, and from that time on
the aspect changed, as all that the visit
ors could add to their scoto was two base
hits and two runs. The Pasadenans
played well together, and the work of
their battery was very creditable. Alto
gether the game was a good one through
out, and the closeness of the contest is
evident from the score which ended in
7to 6in favor of Pasadena. The follow
ing were the players:
Tho Tribunes: Swan, p.; Doyle, 3 b.;
Decker, 1 b.; Staxy, 1. f.; Lob man, 2 b.;
Tupp, c. f.; Vogle, s. s.; Wooley, c.;
Johnson, r. f.
The Pasadenanß: Katz, p.; Newby, 3
b.; Amet, 1. f.; Pardee, c. f.; Childs, 1
b.; Decker, 1. f.; W. Clapp, s. s.; Ken
dall, 2 b.; R. Clapp, c.
Tribunes 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 I—fi
Paiadenana l o 2 2 l l o 0 o—7
Earned runs, 3.
Home runs, 0.
First base on balls, 0.
Two-base hit, 1.
Double play, 1.
Left on bases, 5.
Tliree-ba6e bits. 0.
Struck out by Katz, 12.
Earned runs, 2.
Home runs, 0.
First base on errors, 4.
Parred balls, 3.
Two-bese hits, 3.
Double play, 0.
Left on bases, 8.
Three-base hits, 0.
llaeu on balls, 2.
Struck out by Swan, 13.
Games will be played at the grounds
on Saturday and Sunday next, and a
challenge has been sent to the Riverside
nine for the occasion, which will be
doubtless accepted. Manager Murdock
of the grounds announces that he is open
to accept challenges in the name of the
Los Angeles nine from any club desir
ing to cross bats. He can be communi
cated with at his headquarters at 419
South Spring street.
SECOND* STREET PARK.
The Programme of Yesterdays
Messrs. Joe Bayer & Co. did not leave
things half done when they made the ar
rangements for the Admission Day enter
tainment at the Second street Park, and
those who visited that place yesterday
went away thoroughly satisfied that they
had had their moneys worth. The sport
commenced at 2 p. m. by a promenade
concert by Meine's band, and then
dancing was indulged in until 5 o'clock,
when there was an intermission for din
ner. When the concourse of spectators
who congregated for the evening fes
tivities reached the ground they
found them piettily illuminated
in the Venetian style, colored
lamps and Chinese lanters being sus
pended in the midst of the surrounding
foliage. At half-past six a promenade ;
concert commenced and this lasted until
8 o'clock when the grand firework dis
play on the lake was announced to take
place. It proved to be a great success, and
Messrs. Wilson Bros., who arranged it,
are to be congratulated for the good work.
It consisted of an anvil salute, rocket as
cents, shells of metoric stars, roman bat
teries, floating swans, floating fountains,
water wheels, floating mines, Niagara
Falls and an ariel harlequinade, and con
cluded with a realistic naval encounter
in which men-of-war torpedoes and mon
itors were introduced with startling
effect. The orchestra then took up its
position in the main hall and struck up
lively dance music to the tune of which
a number of the devotees of Terpscichore
responded and continued the festivities
until past midnight.
Tbe Cricket Match.
The Santa Monicans easily defeated
tbe Los Angeles Club in the cricket
match played between the two teams at
the ocean city yesterday. The scoring
was not particularly good, the top notch
being made by Mr. Terry Hoyle, who
scored 15 for the Los Angeles boys. In
spite of the fact that the teams played 12
a side inside of the customary 11 the
totals of the Los Angeles Club only
reached 21 in the Ist inning and 20 in tbe
2nd. The Santa Monicans made 29 in
the Ist inning and 21 in the 2nd for two
wickets. Messrs. Waring and Carter
bowled for Santa Monica and Messrs.
Alfonso, Routh and Robertson for Los
CRIME AND ACCIDENT.
Harry Coffee Shoots at His
TWO SHOTS THAT DID NOT HIT.
The East Side Water War Still
Baging — A Han With a
An exciting shooting affair occurred
last night in the California Dime Muse
um, on Main street, between First and
Requena. The establishment is owned
by Messrs. Charles A. Doyle and Solo
mon Isaac. Mrs. Kate Coffee, the sister
in-law of Mr. C. A. Doyle, has been
living in the city for fix months, and has
served as ticket-taker at the museum.
Last evening about 8 o'clock her former
husband found his way into the tent and
made a deliberate attempt to murder
her. Harry Coffee was formerly a real
estate solicitor for Bovee, Toy & Co., in
San Francisco, and is a son of Detective
John Coffee, of that city. He took to
drinking heavily, and his wife finally
secured a divorce from him on the
ground of habitual drunkenness. When
his wife came to Los Angeles he followed
her and it is said on a number of occa
sions he has threatened to kill her.
Last evening Arthur Isaacs and Mrs.
Coffee were inside of the tent, seated
near the partition at the front
end, when Harry Coffee entered.
Arthur was about to go out to the
ticket office when they saw Coffee
enter and Katie, who suspected some
thing was about to happen, begged the
young man not to leave her.
"What is the matter?" asked Arthur.
"You don't think he will try to shoot you
As he spoke, Coffee came up holding
his hand behind his back. He was qnite
drunk, and be glared savagely at the
frightened woman before him. Arthur
stood at one side ready to spring at the
slightest suspicious movement. Sud
denly the man pulled a revolver from
his pocket, and exclaiming "I have got
you now!'' he aimed it at her body, not
three feet away. Before he could pmll
the trigger, Arthur Isaacs struck his arm,
and the bullet passed over her shoulder,
the powder slightly burning her face. Aa
Arthur reached for the revolver the man
fired again, but a second time his aim
was destroyed, and the bullet passed
harmlessly out through the roof of the
tent. Mrs. Coffee had sprung up with a
scream, and as soon as Arthur had
wrested the revolver lrom the man's
hand, he ran to see if «he were wounded.
Coffee was about to make his escape,
when Sam Pierce, the special officer of
the establishment arrested him. The
man was brought to the station and en
tered on a charge of assault to murder.
The woman came to the station in a
very excited state, but as she was unin
jured, she soon regained her composure
and gave a clear account of the affair, to
which she and the two other actors were
the only witnesses. The revolver was
obtained at a later hour by Detective Mc-
Carthy, and showed that three cartridges
had been fired from it very recently. It
was the opinion, however, that Coffee
had only fired two shots at his wife.
THE WATER WAR.
The East Side Water Hydrant Again
It am. -tired.
The East Side water war is still active,
and fresh hostilities broke out yesterday.
Some time since the City Council or
dered that a sprinkling hydrant, which
had been attached to a pipe of the East
Side Water Company on Mission road,
be watched day and night by the police
to prevent anyone from moving it. The
hydrant had been placed there by the
Street Superintentdent, acting under the
order from the City Council, for the pur
pose of allowing street sprinklers to be
tilled. Mr. Henry Hazard, of the East
Side Water Company, objected to the
hjdrant and had' it removed, and
it was replaced by the Street Superin
tendent and a policeman placed over it as
a guard. This officer watched one of Mr.
Hazard's men break the bvdrant down
and then arrested him. Acting under
instructions from the City Council the
Street Superintendent replaced the
hydrant again, and the police were in
structed to prevent any one from break
ing it, and not wait until it was broken.
Matters went on in this way until yes
terday, when the officer was fooled by an
employee of the Water Company, and
permitted him to injure the hydrant so
that it cannot be used. The officer
thought the man was repairing the
hydrant, when in reality he was fixing
it so that it would not work. The mat
ter will come up for discussion again in
I the City Council to-day.
A Crushed Hand.
Frank Abbott, a bricklayer who has
been at work on a reservoir in the east
ern part of the county, met with a severe
accident yesterday evening at Alhambra.
He was on his way home and was on the
platform of a car as it passed Alhambra.
In some manner he lost his balance and
fell with his hand on the track. One of
the wheels of tho car passed over his
hand, crushing it horribly. He was
brought to tbe police station, where Dr.
Choate found it necessary to amputate
the hand at the wrist.
The Downey lair.
The annual fair of the Los Angeles
County Agricultural Association will open
at Downey to-day. Major G. W. Ar
buckle, of this city will deliver the an
nual address. It is expected that the dis
plays will be much better than those of
last year, and that tbe attendance will be
The Iroquois Club
The Iroquis Club will meet to-night at
its rooms, No. 17 North Main street.
The meeting will be very important and
all the members are requested to be
present. Several initiations will take
Undelivered Tel re ram*.
Undelivered telegrams at the Western
Union Telegraph office, No. 6 Court
street, at 10 p. it.. September 10th: W. S.
Ketchley, Geo. Dudley, Dolores Ontiv
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