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DAILY HERALD. —PUBLISHED— SEVEN DAYS A "W P'.EK. JOSEPH D. LYNCH. JAMES J. AVERS. AVERS & LYNCH. - PUBLISHERS. city official paper. iSntered at the pestofflce at Lob Angelee as eecond-clMs matter, j DELIVERED BY CARRIERS At ZOc.'per Week, or 80c. per fllontu. TERMS BY MAIL, INCLUDING POSTAGE: Daily Hebald, one year $8.00 Daily Hebald, six months 4.25 Daily Hebald, three months 2.25 Weekly Hebald, one year 2.00 Weekly Herald, six months 1.00 Weekly Herald, three months 60 Illustrated Hebald, per copy 15 Local Correspondence Irom adjacent towns specially solicited. Remittances shonld be made by draft, check. ■Bpstofflce order or postal note- The latter should Be cent for mil sums less tban $5. Optice op Publication, 123-5 West Second street, between Spring and Fort, Los Angeles. Notice to Mall Subscribers. The pspers of all delinquent mail subscribers to the Los Angeles Daily Herald will be promptly dlrcontlnned hereafter. No papers ■will be sent to subscribers by mall unle-B the same have been paid for in advance. This rule Is inflexible. Ayees A Lynch. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY Iff, 1880. Southern California never made such large sowings of grain in any one season as are being made this winter. Even San Jacinto Valley, in San Diego county, will seed 30,000 acres to cereals. Th» engineer who is to supervise the erection of the electric light plant for the new Southern Pacfic depot will arrive to day. Thus we may hope that shortly this splendid edifice will be dedicated to the service of the public. One of the most attractive features of the new sewer pipe industry, about which something is said in other por tions of the Herald to-day, is that all its material and power are of native production. Tbe clay comes from the beds at Elsinore. The one-quarter Band mixed with this is from the river bed. Tbe steam is made by means of petro leum from the Puente wells. All the pipe made de mands labor, and tbe wages paid for this stays at home here and goes back at once into circulation. That rotten pocket-borough,battle-born Nevada, made a State against all just policy and wise Btatemanship, for ends purely political, wants to take a slice off California in order to somewhat increase tbe beggarly account of her voting strength. If there were any way to do it, tbe sage-brush desert ought to be at tached to California as a county. She has some good cow pastures scattered here and there amid the wide desolation other alkali plains. For the sake of these cattle-runs she might be tolerable as a county ot the Goiden State. Bui do nut give her one inch of California territory. The venerable Vandever, encouraged by the talk which was set afloat by his adopting the Herald's idea of a State of South California, is now moving on Lower California. We suggest to this astute statesman that the Antarctic ocean also offers a very attractive field for appropriation or a protectorate, and that his next proposition ought to look to the addition of Adelia-land to the Ameri can Union. A resolution in the House of Representatives to that effect would be tbe sensation of the hour, and would stimulate the study of geography on the part of members from Podunk, South Podunk and Oshkosh. During the campaign the drummers in all parts of the Union were among the most ardent admirers and staunchest supporters of General Harrison's claims for the Presidency. Now they are mak ing pilgrimages to the Sphinx of Indian apolis with the object in view of induc ing the incoming President to initiate some plan to reduce railroad fares for the benefit of the Knights of the Grip-sack. They found Mr. Harrison as President elect a much less attentive listener tban they fonnd him as candidate expectant He will not do much during his incum bency that will be adverse to the inter terests of railroad corporations. Rather strange meteorological phe nomena have been developed in this section within the past few days. The barometer began to fall here last week, and from above 30 degrees the mercury settled until yesterday morning it touched 29.69 degrees. At San Diego it went down on Monday to 29.55 degrees, a very unusual depression. Here there has been very little rain, although for nearly a week we have been near the very cen- ter of a storm region. At San Diego it rained violently. By 5 o'clock yester day morning the thermometer had risen to 29.83 degrees, indicating that the storm was passing. Tbe thermometer on Monday night and last night was low. The past two days have been about the chilliest of the current winter. There seems to be considerable fric tion over renewing the contract for light ing the city. The individual suggestions of councilmen are so numerous that the whole subject has been referred back to tbe committee to lick the several prop ositions into shape, and the matter will come up in the Council next Monday. We are paying $30,000 a year to have the Angelic city lighted, and there are very grave doubts as to whether it is being well done. Not to enter into the ques tion of the respective merits of lighting the city by gas or electricity, it is a mnch mooted question as to whether we are getting the service we have bargained ior and paid for. We shall endeavor to throw some light on this question of public lighting before the matter is again called up in the Council. Cold, bleak, inhospitable Canada ex po/ ta annually eleven and a half million dozens of eggs to the United States, and receives in return $2,000,000. Think of this! It is more than Southern Califor nia receives annually for her orange crop. The little island known as Prince Edwards, supplies a large part of theae eggs. No less than one million dozen 01, the three billion eggs consumed in the J THE LOS. ANGELES DAILY HERALD. WEDNESDAY MOKAIIVG, _______A_ig 16, 1889. United States come from this island. Canada has one million hena »nd the export eggs of their yielding return $2 per hen a year. Think of Prince Edwards Island deriving a rev enue of $161,000 a year from eggs Bold to the people of the Great Republic. Los Angeles county needs one thousand families each to keep 1,000 chickens on small ranches and to make $2,000,000 a year or $2,000 each out of this simple industry. The effort to form a Southern Califor nia Board of Trade, to offset the so-called State Board of Trade of the Northern and Central counties of California, is a m ovement which ought to enlist the ac tive co-operation of every well-wisher of this section. The Slate Board is really hostile to Southern California. It will not have a good word for any county south of Fresno; and, more than that, it is the insidious and indefatigable enemy of Los Angeles county in particular. Heretofore, outside of the newspapers, this legion has had no solid, determined advocates. The sooner we realize that we have to fight our own battles, the better. Of late the State Board has held out a friendly band, and the real design has been to lull us into a feeling of security, thoroughly false and de lusive. "California on Wheels" is not designed to do any good to our people. We must put a Southern Cali fornia on wheels and show our products to tbe Easterners. The northern and central counties really did nothing to create the great interest which now ex ists east of the Rocky Mountains in this State, but they are not above trying to filch from us the benefits of our labors. By all means let us have a Board of Trade of South California. To-day the warehouses of this city contain carloads of eggs, butter, cheese and even potatoes shipped from Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri, to feed our peo ple. At the same time there are thousands of acres of land lying waste, and the owners of them are going about the streets complaining of dull times and wishing they could find some way to make a living. And that in a country where the grass is as green now in Janu uary as it is in the East when April showers are falling on the land out of which the frost has scarcely departed. Yesterday in Vernon the people who went to see the opening of the sewer pipe factory commented on the fields lying around in which cabbage, cauli flower, celery, green peas and lettuce stood ready to be harvested for the market. The alfalfa meadows are in bloom, and when the weather clears the first crop of bay from them will be mowed. A crop of potatoes can be dug from our fields every year in December. Another may be harvested in February. On the warm foothills of the Cabuenga and of other parts of the county, potatoes may be garnered every month of the year. And yet we are im porting the products of Kansas farms for daily use in this section. Men and brethren, this is a shame. Friends and fellow citizens, this is not tbe road to prosperity. _____________ We have made great progress in our streets since last year, but we have not taken the steps needed to keep the advantage thuß gained. Good, properly made and properly kept asphaltum streets will last for many years. But, to insure this result, they must be kep l ; clean, as they are in London, Paris and other European cities, and in some American cities. The roll of wagons on clean asphaltum streets causes very little damage where grit, dirt and sand are removed immediately. If these impedi ments are left on them, however, they might as well not have been created at all. They will be cut up and practically destroyed in a couple of years. AYe are paying for keeping our streets clean, and paying as much as if the work were well done. The truth is tbat it is done execrably, and tbat even our paved thoroughfares are an offense to all people who love cleanliness and want something for their money. In many places, both Main and Spring streets, though paved so recently, Bhow signs of dilapidation. One of the street-cleaning contractors explained his faulty work by saying that a lot of brooms he had ordered had failed to arrive. If we allow grit and dirt to do their perfect work of destruction we might just as well have no paved streets at all. To make streets, and then allow them to be destroyed, is to throw money away. We should amend our methods, and at once. The street nomenclature of Los An geles ia one of the most unique things in America, and it calls most exigently for the reformatory energy of the Council. Thus, to give example, one of our thoroughfares, from Temple to Wash ington streets, ia called Pearl. From Washington onward it is called Figueroa. We have a Vernon street in the Temple street region and another Vernon street in the Vernon country to the south. When it comes to Palm streets we are still further embarrassed. We have streets of that name both in Vernon and University districts, while we have a Palm avenue out by the Hotel Marl borough. There is a Union avenue out on Temple street, while a Union avenue also runs off from Main street about a mile beyond Mr. Child's residence. In East Los Angelee we have a Vignes street, while there is a Vignes avenue branching from Ohio street. Here is a confusion worse confounded on which a municipal chaos sits which surely ought to be remedied. We have given but a bint of the confused street nomencla ture of Los Angeles which makes it very difficult for a letter to reach Ange lenos who happen to live on these tho roughfares. It may take a few hours to bring things to rightß, but surely the City Fathers ought to tackle the difficul ! ty. In union there is strength, and the palm is perhaps the most graceful of trees, but there ought to be a limit to the association of these attractive names witb our thoroughfares. The hardbested 1 Angeleno is suffering from a surfeit of . good things. There is no jot of doubt that the mort gage tax law of this State is a barrier almost insurmountable to the introduc tion of foreign capital into this State for the purpose of loaning on real estate. The first page of the delinquent city tax list as published in tbe Hkrai.d on Tues day last contains no leBS than forty-seven entries of delinquent taxes for interests by reason of mortgages taken on the property. The letter G. in this list occu pies three columns of this paper. In that space a San Francisco bank which is a heavy lender of money on Los Angeles realty is found no less than sixteen times. In the case of persons on the spot there is confusion as to these taxes, and in the case of persons or insti tutions at a distance, the tax is in great danger of being let go delinquent. If people on the spot forget, or neglect to pay mortgage taxes, if a bank no further away than San Francisco lets the prop erty go delinquent—and this bank is fa miliar with the workings of our law —how will it be in the case of people or banks at the far East? It is useless to argue that the mortgage tax should not be forgotten or neglected any more than that levied directly on the realty. The faci remains that there is confusion, neglect and forgetfulness on this bead. People know their weakness in this respect and the confusion that always accompanies the paying of this sort of tax, and they govern themselves accordingly—not to what ought to be, but to what really is. It will make no difference to the borrower. If he pay the taxes his interest will be that much lower, and the same results will be reached in a more direct, simple and certain manner. In the local columns of the Herald to-day appears a report of tbe opening of the California Sewer Pipe Company's works, together with some account of the plant. It is no little pleasure to chroni cle the inception of such an enterprise near this city. It is a healthy sign as the great speculative boom disappears to see its place taken by such enterprises as this. Many of the stockholders were benefici aries to a large extent of the natural enhancement in the values of lands which took place as a concomitant of the influx of population and tbe extension of the thickly peopled portions of the city. We do not recall the name of any of these gentlemen in connection with the professional boomers who came to the semi-tropics for other reasons than their health. It is pleasant to see them putting so large a part of their gains into legitimate enterprises here where the money was made. They approve themselves as far-seeing and wise men. That their industry will be profitable there seems no reason to doubt. They certainly deserve success in full measure, shaken down and run ning over. There are openings for others to emulate their sagacious example. Many branches ot manufacture might well be set in motion here. Such as do . not require too much power are the best just now. A carriage factory would prove a paying investment here. Car , riages and buggies are brought here from eastern points all put together. The wheels are on and they are ready to put the horses to them. Only ten vehi . cles will go in one car. The cost of transportation is immense. It adds probably $5 to the cost of each vehicle. That is a large per cent of the profit made by the makers of the vehicle. The material for a hundred vehicles might be put in one car. Better still, it > might be brought out around tbe Horn by the ship load at a mere nominal > cost. By all means let us have a car > riage factory at some point near here. AMUSEMENTS. Ceavllt's Novelties at tiie Grand Opera House. Mr. Leavitt's variety show of many features, gathered from all over Europe at great expense, is the attraction this , week at the Grand. It is doing a good business and affording amusement to those who attend. Many of the features are strikingly novel. Duncan, the ven triloquist, is very clever, and the man who uses his arms as legs is a wonder. There is much music in the combination, and several of the combinations do graceful dancing. , The Cirleiners. Next week the old-time Los Angeles favorites, Mr. Joseph Grismer and Miss Phoebe Da vies will appear at the Grand. For Monday, the opening night, Forgiven is underlined. Of this the San Francisco Chronicle says: The Alcazar Theater has done a very large business all the week with Forgiven, Clay Greene's latest play. The criticism already written about it is not modified either for or against it by a later visit, although in justice to Clay Greene it may be stated that tbe faults pointed out are, for the most part, claimed by Mr. Bryton as his work. Those lie mainly in the long speeches and in the ineffective handling of the hero. The piece is a eood one. It has that strong sentimental interest which bfleets the mass of people, it has sus pense of an unusual kind and several very strong and dramatic situations. The Cottons. At the Los Angeles Theater, that vet eran minstrel, Ben Cotton, and his clever daughter, Miss Idaiene, are doing well. A frequent change of bill at this house adds to the interest of the week. Gamblers Captured. Officers Donahue and Bowler made a descent upon a faro game in progress on Main street yesterday evening and ciptured the dealer and four of the players. A raid was made on a fan-tan game on Marcbessault street last evening by Officers McCarthy, Bowland, Boyce and Miller. They broke down a heavy iron plated door and managed to get inside where tbe game was in progress. Six teen inmates were captured and taken , to tbe station where each put up $10 to nduce his appearance in Court to-day. Excursion News. A Warner Bros, excursion of about 90 people arrived in town over the Santa Fe yesterday afternoon. The list cf the tourists was made out for publicatieu, but was unfortunately lost by the excur- i sion agent en route. 1 A Walker Bros, party over the South- i em Pacific also came in from Chicago and unknown points. i WASHINGTON NEWS. Progress of Legislation at the National Capital THE ADMISSION OF DAKOTA. Senator Vest's Aversion to Free Perfumes—The Grievances of the Territories. Associated Press Dispatches'to the Herald. 1 Washington, January 15.—After some business of minor importance the Senate resumed consideration of the Tariff bill, pending the question on Vest's amend ment to strike from the free lilt "attar of roses," and substitute "salt." The debate was continued at great length. Vest, in the course of his remarks, made some reference to the speeches and votes of Republicans in the past in favor of free salt. Replying to this, Hiscock said nothing so completely illustrated the progress which had been made than the fact that twelve or fourteen years had changed the judgment of those gentle men on the question. When they spoke and voted, the industry was limited to two Congressional districts in the United States; now it extended even as far west as California. Palmer opposed the amendment. The price of salt at Saginaw, where about one-third of the product of the United States came from, was only C cents a bushel. The discouragement of tho in dustry by the withdrawal of protection would double the price in five years and compel the abandonment of many of the salt, works of Michigan. Plumb spoke of the ereat development of the salt industry in Kansas. Teller opposed the amendment,and di verting from it, said the Senator from Missouri grew enthusiastic, pathetic,and even eloquent, over the duty on salt, but was entirely silent on the question of the duty on sugar. Vest asked him to wait until he had reached that schedule. In course of the discussion over the question whether tariff duties were paid by the consumer. Vest said: "I have not gone to the extent of Baying that every cent of tariff duty is added to the cost to the consumer. I think the President stated that a little too strongly in his tariff message. But Ido say that the imposition of a tariff duty affects the cost to the consumer, always modified by the amount of production in the United States." The discussion then drifted into a "po litical vein, the results of the election in New York State and the matter of the tax on whisky, being talked of in a desul tory way. After five and a half hours' ! talk the bill was laid aside without a vote ,on the pending amendment, and after . executive session the Senate adjourned. 1 Washington, January 15. —The Da kota bill having been read in full, ' Springer took the floor in explanation of ' the measure and advocacy of the substi • tute "Omnibus bill," which he proposed ' to offer at the proper time, and premised • his remarks with the statement that he i would endeavor to secure a vote to-day. Mr. Springer called attention to the various clauses of the constitution of 1 1885, which he considered bore marks of ' having been formulated hastily, and ar f gued that they presented another reasou ) why a new convention should be held. He criticized the clause of the eonstitu ' tion, declaring that all existing archives, records and bocks belonging to the Ter • ritory of Dakota should belong to the ) State of South Dakota. Under that ( clause the Secretary of State of the new I State was authorized to go ta Bismarck , and denude the capitol there of every scrap of paper and every book belonging to the Territory. Cox, of New York, was in favor of the Omnibus bill with certain amend ments, but he was willing to help along any little conference between the two Houses of Congress which would result ' in elevating the Territories into the rank of statehood. Every Territory except Utah should be admitted into the Union 1 when it had population sufficient under i the law to elect a member of Congress. Gilford, of Dakota, defended the con ( stitution adopted by the Constitutional Convention of Dakota from criticisms ad vanced against it by Springer. Toole, of Montana, strenuously advo cated the admission of Montana and in veighed against carpet-bag authority in Territories. The Garfield and Cleveland administrations had promised to re lieve the Territories, but both had failed. Tradition said that wise men came from the East and his Republican friends had deter mined that history should repeat itself. Some of those hothouse plants had been too frail to stand transplanting in a northern clime; others, holding re ligiously to the doctrine that Federal office-holders should neither die nor resign, had stayed in the Territories and gave promise of developing into good and useful citizens (laughter); but under Democratic supremacy, the time honored tradition had been violated. Instead of wise men coming from the East it was learned they come from the South (laughter). Far be it from him to reflect upon the integrity of any man sent to the Territories by the present ad ministration or upon the section from which they came. Insolence of office, consequent on alien ap pointments, and lack of confidence shown in the people of the Territories constituted the gravamen of the affront. Those people had hoped for better things from the present administration. Four years ago, Montana had been entitled to statehood and the failure to receive it, together with the violation of the plat form concerning Federal appointments in the Territories, had done much to bring about the political revolution them last fall. There was only one remedy 1 for tbe evil, "a star or flag" vote i,nd voice in both branches of Congress. Without this there was nothing but : political insomnia and unrest. There ! was a homely maxim that charity began ' at home. Much had been heard about home rule in Ireland, and America had contributed much to establish that bless- - ing in that sad land. He would not abate the slightest interest in bu. worthy a . cause, but he begged the gentlemen not to forget that here at home , under their flag home rule in the Territories lay bleeding at the foot of despotism. [Ap plause.] The people of the Territories ■ had been patient and long-suffering, hid- J ing their humiliation behind their pride, 1 but they now found their modesty de- ( parting and independence asserting itself. To be on an equal footing with tbe States of tbe Union was a worthy ambition. c ! Pending further debate the House ' adjourned, ( Interstate Commerce. Chicago, January 15. —The President's agreement on which it was proposed to organize an interstate commerce railway association has been printed in its modi fied form. The plan as amended pro vides for a chairman but no vice-presi dent. It was originally intended that there should be two vice chairmen, to have charge oi the freight and passeDger departments respectively, but the duties of these offices are to be imposed upon the chairman, who will employ his assistants. The executive board will consist of three experienced men instead of the chairman and vice-chairman, as at first agreed, and the rate-making power will be in the hands of committees. Another amendment is the omission of a clause providing that if a subordinate officer be discharged for cutting rates he 6hall not be employed by any other road in the association. It is expected that a meeting will be calif d next week. Harrison's Visitors. Indianapolis, January 15. —The Ohio and Illinois Presidential electors called on General Harrison to-day and were cordially received. They returned home this evening expressing themselves highly gratified with their visit. During the afternoon Hon. S. T. Evert, of Cleveland, had a long private confer-1 enee wiih the PreEident-elect. He stated that his visit was a social one, but it was suspected that it was political. It could not be learned that Evert was advocating any particular name as a Cabinet quan tity. He is known, however, to be an ardent supporter of ex-Senator Piatt. Land liram Forfeiture. Washington, January 15. —It appears that the conferees on the Land Grant Uailroad Forfeiture bill, who a few days ago had closely approached agreement, are drifting apart. At the last meeting the House conferees showed a disposition to return to their original position, and as a result of subsequent conferences be tween and certain of their fellow-mem bers interested in the measure in confer ence, it is learned that they have been strengthened in their disposition to in sist on the adoption of a bill in the line of that passed by the House. Production of Steel Balls. Philadelphia, January 15. — The American Iron and Steel Association gives the fallowing details of tbe pro duction of Bessemer steel rails in this country: Total for 1888,1,528X57 net tons. Total for 1887, 2.290,197 tons. The decrease in 1888, 762.140 net tons is greater than the total production in 1887. The consumption of steel rails in 1888 i was fully 750,000 gross tons less than in 1887, imports in 1888 having declined about 77,000 tons as compared with 1887. A Desperado Done For. St. Lous, January 15. —Advices have just been received" from the Creek Nation that Wesley Barrett, the half breed Creek Indian desperado, who murdered United States Marshal Philips . and later killed Mose Mcintosh, of the Creek police, and wounded two or three others during the past year, was am . bushed and killed Saturday by Wallace ■ McNac, a Creefc Indian. A large reward . had been offered for Barrett, either dead or alive. Xrtbui|ivi Itiiiuii Os Cu'uC.C. Washington, January 15.—Petitions , have been made to the Treasury Deport f ment by transportation companies lor . the revocation of regulations prohibiting I the transportation of Chinese laborers to the United States, and arguments have ' been submitted to show that there is nothing in either the Restriction Act of ' May 6,188 ., or the Exclusion Act of 1888 to authorize such prohibidon. A New Comet. Rochester, N. V., January 15. — Director Swift, of the Warner Ooserva tory, received notice to-day of the dis covery of anew comet by Prof. Brooks at the Smith Observatory, (ieneva, at 6:50 this morning. Its position is as follows: Right ascension 18 hours 47 minutes, declining south 21 degrees 20 minutes, with rapid westerly motion. The comet isfaintisb. Contraband of War. New York, January 15. —The steamer Saginaw tailed to-day for Samana, St. Domingo city, Turk's Island and Puerto. Piatt's agent, Clyde, admitted that she carried GO cases of rifles and 200,000 cartridges consigned in Samana. The Haytien Minister Preston requested Col lector Magone to prevent the shipment, but that official claimed be had no juris diction. Bidding- for the Bruisers. New York, January 15. —Sullivan's sponsor in this city has received a letter from a prominent sporting man, a resi dent of El Paso, Texas, stating that he would not only guarantee Sullivan and Kilrain $10,000 to fight there, but would also give assurances that 10,000 Mexi cans would be present at the fight and prevent the authorities from interfering. Naval Additions. Washington, January 15.—The most important items in the Naval Appropria tion bill, which carries $20,000,000, are those providing for the construction of a dynamite cruiser) to cost $450,000, on the pattern of the Vesuvius, and a 3,500 ton cruising monitor, to cost $15,000,000, on the plan originated by Representative Thomas, of Illinois. A Heavy Sum Awarded. New York, January 15.—The Supreme Court jury to-day gave a verdict ior $106,000 in favor of Lawyer Kappff against A. C. Dunn, of California. KappfTs claim was that he was to receive $5,000 cash and 10,000 stock for organizing '.he Steuben Gold and Silver Mining Com pany. Colorado's Senator. Denver, Colo., January 15.—Both Houses of the Legislature met in joint session and elected E. O. Wolcott United Senator to succeed Thomas M. Bowen. Mr. Wolcott received the solid Republican vote of both Houses and C. S. Thomas the Democratic vote. Reaching- for Lower California. Washington, January 15. — General Vandever will, on Monday next, intro duce a bill providing for opening nego tiations with the Republic of Mexico whereby the people of the United States may secure title to Lower California. A similar bill will be introduced by Senator Stanford in the Senate. A "Blue" Law Enforced. New Haven, Conn., January 15. — Mrs. J. J. Ciark and Mrs. M. J. Wright, i clairvoyants, were arrested to-day under the old Blue Law which provides for the punishment of fortunetellers. Snowbound In tbe East. Pan Francisco, January 15 —A dis patch to the State Board of Trade to-day 1 Bays that the exhibition cars of Call- i fornia products are snow-bound between Chippewa Falls, Wis., and Milwaukee. Dividend Declared. I New York, January 15.—The directors i of tbe Central Pacific Railroad Company ' to-day declared a semi-annual dividend ' of 1 per cent. 1 THE STATE LEGISLATORS Careless Clerks Get Rapped on the Knuckles. THE EXCLUSION ACT ENDORSED-. A Number of Bills Introduced in< the Senate—Short Meeting of the Assembly. I Associated Fresa DUDftttttiea to the Hebald 1 THE SENATE. Sacramento, January 15. —The Senate met at 11 o'clock. During the reading of yesterday's jour nal, errors were found to be so numerous that Moffitt of San Francisco offered a resolution providing that in future the journal clerks do not enter up the min utes until they are thoroughly corrected,. A large number of bills were presented, among which were the following: By Goucher, Mariposa, providing fot changes in the election laws; by Caminetti, a bill to establish industrial training schools in the various counties of the State; a bill calling for the establish ment of a court for the investigation of claims against the State; also a bill making the 9th of September a legal holiday; by Langford, a bill authorizing the cancellation of the accounts of W. A. January, ex-State Treasurer; by Dargie, appropriating money to purchase a por trait of Governor Waterman; by Byrnes, regulating telephone charges; by Mof fitt, a bill providing for the erection of armories for the N. G. C. Campbell offered a resolution approv ing the Scolt Chinese Exclusion bill. Moffitt, of Alameda, moved to refer the resolution to the Committee on Foreign relations, and a general discussion fol lowed, in which nearly all the members participated. McGowan offered a sub stitute to tbe same effect as the Camp bell resolution, but in different language, and it was accepted, the Senate voting unanimously for it. Recess was taken till the afternoon. At the afternoon session a short reso lution, requiring all attaches except the minute, journal and desk clerks, to re port at 10 o'clock each morning to the Sergeant-at-Arms, brought about much discussion, but was finally adopted. Murphy, of San Francisco, introduced two bills in relation to the care of feeble minded children, one making an appro propriation for thefr support, and the i other providing for the erection of build ings for a home. The Senate Judiciary Committee at a i meeting to-night decided to report favor- I ably the bill increasing the salary of the i Superior Judges of San Diego and Santa i Barbara to $4,000. The bill to prevent debar in the partial i distribution of estates, the bill allowing cities and towns to incur their indebted- I ness under certain fixed limitations by the issue of bonds bearing not more than 7 per cent, interest, the bill for the sale of mortgages under a commission, aud 1 the bill providing that certain papers be j introduced in proceedings without re quiring turtber proof of their authority, the Senate bills for funding the debts of 1 counties w'th special reference to San ' Diego and validating probate proceed ! ings will be reported adversely. THE ASSEMBLY. Sacramento, January 15. —The only business, transacted at the morning ses sion was* he introduction of a large num ber of bills. Renison, of Monterey, presented peti tions in the Assembly this morning from citizens of Pacific Grove and Monterey, . asking for the repeal of the law incor porating the city of Monterey. McComas, of Lob Angeles, presented a petition signed by 2,500 women of Los Angeles asking the right to vote. Tiie remonstrance against the Oakland Charter was also presented. Tbe Assembly received a number of bills and took a recess till afternoon. The Assembly was in session only 20 minutes in tiie afternoon. On motion of Jewell, of Mendocino, the Judiciary Committee was increased from fifteen to nineteen members, the new members beiDg Damron, Campbell, Adams and Black. The Speaker announced that he had received a statement of the vote cast in San Francisco at the recent election for Assemblymen. The document was turned over to Burrell, Chairman of the Committee on Elections. Ostrom an nounced that a caucus of the Democratic Assemblymen would be held to-morrow evening and the House adjourned. CALIFORNIA WINES. formal Opening- of the Permanent Exhibit at Stan I'raucleco. San Francisco, January 15.—The per manent exhibit of California wines at Piatt's Hall was formally opened by tbe Viticultural Commission to-day. Vice- President De Turk, of the Commission, welcomed the large crowd present in an address, in which he explained the rea sons for establishing a place where Cali fornia wines could bo sampled at a nom inal oost by the large number of people who visit this State in search of knowl edge concerning wine industries. Mayor Pond followed with a few remarks and expressed the hope that tbe exhibit would be one of tbe greatest successes of tbe State. liloodthti sty Cowboys. Holbbook, Ariz., January 15. —One Gila Benito, drested and painted as an Apache Indian, after making many threats of dislodgement, made a descent with a band of other cowboys upon the Mexican herders in the employ of Don Fedro Montana, killing five and wound ing one. One cowboy was killed. Pedro Candalario, the wounded Mexican, is being packed in on horseback. Pedro Montana, witb an armed force, has gone to the rescue and protection of his herd ers and herds. Baggage Agents to muster. San Francisco, January 15.—The eighth annual convention" of the Na tional Association of General Baggage Agents will convene in this city to-mor row. C. L. Crabtree, General Baggage Agent of tbe Southern Pacific Company, received word tbat a party of over 100 bad passed Ogden via the Union Pacific,, and would reach this city to-morrow. A Prosperous Institution. San Francisco, January 15.—The re port of tbe Secretary ef the Chamber of Commerce shows the total present mem bership to be 247 firms. Receipts during the year, $2,899; disbursements, $2,543; amount on hand, $1,854. Governor Bartlett'e Estate. Pan Fbanbibco, January 15.—The final account of tbe executors of the estate of tbe late Governor Bartlett has been filed. They have a balance of $29,528 on hand subject to order of dis tribution.