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TO THE OCEAN.
The Outfall Sewer to Go There Eventually. OPINIONS OF THE CITIZENS. The Council Settles the Question and Sets the City Surveyor [to Work. The City Council met yesterday in special session. President Kuhrts in the Chair and Messrs. Bosbyshell, Earl, Humphreys, Ford Hanley, Cohn Wilson, Threlkeld, McNally, Sinsabaugh and Bryant present. The members of the Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce were invited to take seats inside the rail. A proposition from the Stowell Ce ment Pipe Company to construct an out fall sewer to the ocean, 70,000 feet for $150,000 was read. E. W. Reed A Co's supplemental pro position to provide a sewer farm of 4,000 acres and build a four-foot Rawer to the farm was read, as also was that of the Pacific Sewerage Company, offering to construct the internal sewer system of the city for $1 and a quarterly rental of sixty cents for eaoh room in the city. The resolution of tho Board of Trade requesting that the outfall sewer be built to the ocean and that it be large enough to accommodate a population of 300,000 people, was road. The question arose as to how many propositions there were bofore the Coun cil and what the routes were. Mr. Cohn said that it was not necessary to read them all. He could explain mat ters so that all who were present might understand the situation perfectly. The City had, about twcfyears ago, instructed City Engineer Fred Eaton to draw plans and make surveys for a sewer system and an outfall. This had been done and the plans for the internal system, after ap proval by experts, were adopted. It was then thought that a cheaper route to the sea could be obtained and plans had been drawn for that, but the motion to pass these was defeated by one vote, and the matter rested until the West system was proposed. Lately a number of speculative propositions had been pre sented and the only question before the Council at the present time was whether the city desired to build to tbe sea or to experiment. Mr. Eaton said that the estimate for his outfall sewer had been $466,000 and this included the right of way at that time, but he could not say whether it could be obtained now. The outfall could probably be built cheaper now since bricks would not cost so much. Major Jones, President of the Cham ber of Commerce, said that he thought the outfall should be built to the Eea to the nearest available point. The sewer should be built as near to the surface of the earth as possible so that the water could be taken out for irrigation pur poses, and the city should have control of the works and the right to the sewage. The first matter to be considered was the disposal of the sewage and llieu tho oust would come in as a matter of secondary importance. Mr. Griffith, a visiting engineer, thought that the matter of the proper sewering of the city was one of the great est importance. Los Angeles was a health resort, and its sewer system and outfall must be perfect, so that no one in tbe East could say anything against it. With a perfect sewer system tbe city would be unequalled as a health resort. He advised that the outfall sewer be constructed to the sea, and then no one could find fault with the disposal. After this was done, arrangements could be made for using the water for irrigation. Mr. W. T. Lambie said that he had surveyed a route to the sea which would be the cheapest, but he thought that ar rangements should bo made to allow the water to be used for irrigation. His out fall sewer would cost about $350,000. Mr. M. L. Wicks said he was strongly in favor of an outfall to the ocean for the reason that in the winter no one wanted to use the sewage, and if it wan allowed to run on land already saturated with water it would create a nuisance. Some plan should be arranged after the outfall had been built to the sea, whereby the water could be turned on lands that needed it. Then in winter it could be turned back into tbe outfall and there would be no nuisance. He strongly ad vised that the city should not part with its right to the water, and the whole system should be under the control of the city. By all means run to the ocean first, for the health of the community is the first consideration, and let the matter of expense be the last consideration. The citizens would vote $2,000,000 bonds if necessary. Judge Stephens said that there was no doubt but that a time must come when the sewage must go to the sea and be believed that the route along the Los Angeles liver was tho best as there was more land there that needed the water. The sewer could be built a part of the way at once and then the sewage could be used on sandy land for ten years. Then the sewer could be carried further towards the ocean and finally reach it. Mr. Ryan said that there was no doubt but the route by the Los Angeles river was the best for the reason that only a part of the sewer need be built at a time. The proposition of Messrs. Reed & Co. showed that there were 4,000 acres of land, the Nadeau property and the Tweedy land, which would take tbe sew age and pay at the rate of $2.50 per year per acre or $10,000 in all. These 4,000 acres were sandy in nature and it would be five or ten years before the sewer need be built further. Then it could be carried on to the ocean or a part of the way to another tract of land where it could be used to advantage for another ■ten years. Mr. J. O. Daly said that he was inter ested first in the prosperity of the city and county, and he had urged the adop tion of a sewer system for the city. He had always considered an outfall to the sea a necessity, and he had had no fear that any of the propositions to take the sewage of the city would be seriously considered because they could not be accepted under tbe laws of the State. The city could not part with the control of its sewage. It could not give away its right to the control of the sewage. Tbe disposal of sewage was at all times under the regulations of the Council and Health authorities. If it could be done he would take the sewage of tbe city free of cost, but the city had no right to give it to him. The Council should first con sider what was best for the citizens and then regard the question of expense. An outfall to the sea should be adopted, and at as early a date as pos sible, and whatever was done should be done under the law. Then he and all others would have a chance to bid for THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HEBALD: THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 17, 1889, the construction of tbe works. The law provided that all contracts should be let to the lowest bidder, and if he did not get the contract some one else would, but the city would ba provided with an outfall. The Council must bear in mind that it could not part with the control of the sewage and he urt?od upon the Couu cil the necessity of adopting a system best for the interests of the city. Mr. McNally moved to refer the matter to the Sower Committee. Lost. Adjourned to 1:30 o'clock. Afternoon Session. Mr. Threlkeld asked that when the matter was referred it be referred to a special committee for the reason that the old committee on next Monday would report as it did before. Mr. Humphreys did not see why the matter might not be voted upon by the Council as a whole. The Council should be able to decide whether the sewage should go to the ocean or not. The Secretary of the South Side Irriga tion Company said that the outfall should be commenced at once and he thought that the route along the river should be selected. If this route was se lected there would be a demand for the sewage all along, and the outfall need not be built all at once. There were 4,000 acres a part of the way down that could take the sewage and use it for five or ten years, and after this time had ex pired the outfall could be built on to the ocean. Mr. Merrill said that his proposition was similar to that of Mr. Roed and he favored the rout jby the river. He read an article by Dr. Carpenter stating that fresh sewage was nut unhealthy. Mr. Griffith stated that he favored an o iifj.ll to the sea co that there would be no grounds for Eastern people to saythat there was something the matter with the drainage. Mr. Sinsabaugh said that he was satis fied that tbe community was not in favor of tho West sewer system, and he thought that it was the duty of the Coun cil to build an outfall sewer to the point where the sewage could be used. He thought that something should be done at once. Mr. Throop said that he had been on the Health Board of Chicago and he re sided now along the line where the sew age should be taken, for the reason that there was so much land that needed the water. He had used the sewer water and had found no disadvantage in it. Cily Surveyor Dockweiler said that the outfall sewer should be built first, and whatever was constructed should be built to answer for all time. The right of way should be obtained at once, as well as a frontage on the ocean for the storage res ervoirs. Mr. Threlkeld offered the following res olution : Resolved, That it is the sense of this Council that a system of an outfall sewer is the proper system, and the plan of con structing the first section of said outfall sewer of say about three miles be built first, and at the end of said sectionjpumps or wells be prepared from which to de liver the sewage at that point, to be there distributed for the best interests of the city to parties who will obligate them selves to receive and take care of the same until such time as the city can or may decide to build an additional section of Bay four or more miles, and so on until an outfall is completed to the ocean. Mr. Linsabaugh thought that the Council should first vote upon the ques tion as to whether on outfall system was to be adopted or not. Dr. Bryant thought that the resolution should be divided and taken up section by section. Mr. Sinsabaugh offered as a substitute that it be the sense of the Council that an outfall sewer be built to the sea. Car ried unanimously. Dr. Orme said that the city must con trol the disposition of "its sewage and not give it to individuals. The proposition of Mr. Reed to take the sewage on 40,000 acres of land was again read. Mr. Thelkeld offered a resolution in structing the City Engineer to survey this route to the sea. Dr. Bryant moved that a committee of . three be appointed to act in conjunction with the City Surveyor to ascertain the availibility and cost of the right of ways. Mr. Eaton said that the only route re- 1 maining to be surveyed was .that to San Pedro, and that should be made and then the route could be chosen. Mr. Thelkeld's motfon was carried. Mr. Sinsabaugh offered a resolution asking the Legislature to approve the new charter so that bonds could be is sued for the construction of the outfall sewer. The resolution was adopted aud the meeting adjourned. Van Buren-.Muuson. A few days ago Mr. Jay D. Van Buren, foreman of the Hebald composing rooms, stole away on the train for the north, and yesterday a telegram was received from him at Seattle, W. T., saying that he had been married. The young iady was Miss Lucy E. Munson, of Seattle, who is well known to a num ber of people here, who say that Van ought to be an exceedingly happy man. The newly wedded couple started for home last night and will arrive here on Monday next. Trainmen l ! Trouble. The situation at Sin Bernardino re garding the yardmen's trouble on the California Southern remains about the same, but will be disposed of one way or the other to-day. General Manager Mc- Cool and General Freight and Passenger Agent H. B. Wilkins left for the scene last nieht and will confer to-day with a grievance committee of the discontented. As stated in yesterday's Hbrald it is not anticipated that any strike will take place. Pullman Passengers. The following Pullman passengers left yesterday for San Francisco and the East: By the 1:30 p. m. train—L. Taslen, Miss Tassett. Miss M. Alice, Mr. Chad bone, C. H. Tranor, F. G. Margetson, O. A. Barnes, M. Smith, W. H. Cummins, R. Ennis. By the 10:30 p. m. train—W. C. Morri son, Mr. Chapmen, C. Allen, J. L. Green, Mr. Hammond, Mr. Booth. Charged With Perjury. Marvin W. Conklin was arreßted yes terday on a charge of perjury preferred by E. E. Duncanson. Conklin is charged with having sworn falsely as to the ex tent of tho cultivation made by Alfred A. Duncan on a timber claim on lots 4, 5, 6 and 7 of section 13, township 2 south, range 7 west. The "Lilly" hams and bacon are_ the only meats smoked in Southern Califor-1 nia, therefore are fresher than any other meats offered for sale on the market. No Dyspepsia When yon use Crown Flour. Children Cry ivTPitcher's.Castoria. THE COURTS. Wednesday, January 16, 1889. Department No. I—Cheney, J. On motion of the District Attorney in formations were filed against John Mc- Guire, charging him with injuring a public jail; and against T. J. Gallagher charging him with forging, and Monday the 21st was set for the arraignment. The People vs. L. Leiva—The case continued to January 19th at 10 a. m., the case to be taken up at the conclusion of the case of the People vs. David Leiva. Department No. 2 -Clark, J. Not in session. Department No. 3—Wade, J. Marder, Luce & Co. vs. W. W. Beach et al.—Ordered transferred to Depart ment 2 for trial. Kellehar et al. vs. Creciat et al.—Or dered that the settlement of issues be continued until the trial of the cause. Comocy vs. Comocy—Ordered that plaintiff jiays $50 for defendant's attorney and stay of all proceedings in this case until such sum be so paid. M. G. Watson vs. the Southern Pacific Railroad Company—Cause called and pleadings read. M. G. Watson called, sworn and testified and tbe cause was continued until 2p. m. At that hour the witness was recalled and testified. L. Ardesona (J. J. Mallus being sworn as interpreter), Guadaloupe Sepulveda and L. Sontag were also examined. Case in progress at adjournment of court. Department No. 4—Van Dyke, J. Witworth vs. Sloan et al.—Ten days allowed to defendant, Orr, to plead. In re application of W. C. T. TJ.—Hear ing set for Wednesday, January 23d, in this department. Cole vs. Cole—Order to show cause why a commission should not issue to take depositions argued and granted. Beaudry vs. Knox—On motion of R. H. F. Yariel and consent of parties on the other side, an amended complaint was allowed to be filed. Tolman vs. Smith et al. —On trial. United States District Court. The following cases were disposed of on Tuesday: The United States vs. James O'Reilly— Set for January 29th at 10 a. m. The United States vs. B. D. Riche— Reset for February Bth at 10 a. m. Yesterday the following cases were dis posed of: The United State vs. S. Fosetti—Set for January 30th at 10 a. »t. The United States vs. L. N. Delamy— Set for to-morrow at 10 a. m. United States Circuit Court. Circuit Court not in session. New Suits. The Schalleart-Ganahl Lumber Com pany has entered suit against the Chi cago Planing Mill Company to recover on a promissory note and mortgage tho sum of $2,400 with interest from May 26th, 1888, at the rate oi ten per cent, per annum. William A. Pile sueß J. S. Kerfer et al., to recover principal and interest on a promissory note for $8,000, the interest amounting to $400. Jacob Baruch sues M. Archibald for the recovery of $707.30 for goods de livered to defendant by Hellman, Haas & Co., the claim being assigned to plaintiff. A. B. Lawson has begun suit against W. A. Wood to recover an assigned claim of $1,195.32 for goods delivered to defendant by Montgomery, Grant & Co. Fire Commissioners. The Fire Commissioners met yester day, Mayor Bryeon in the chair. A hy drant on Pearl street was ordered moved and a new hydrant was ordered placed at the corner of Seventh and Pearl. It was reported that the four-wheeled hose carriage had been received. The Chief asked for two new play pipes. Ordered that they be allowed. Also ordered that 200 copies of the rules and regulations be printed. The Chief was instructed to purchase a map of the city for the pur pose of dividing it into districts. Ad journed. Marriage Licenses. The following licenses to wed were is sued by the County Clerk yesterday: Taylor Bush, a native of Santa Ana, and Ida Carter of the same place. Louis M. Elissamburn, a native of Franco, and Angela Gries, a native of France. Paving; Hock Wanted. The Depot Railway Company will receive proposals until February Ist for 4,700 square feet of granite paving blocks (surface measure) of the nsual dimensions used in paTlng streets. To be delivered on Second street in February or March. Payments, one-half cash on delivery oi blocks, balance when laid and measured. Address, Depot Railway Co., jall-7t Corner Second and Vine Btreets. California Cat-R-Cure. The only guaranteed cure for catarrh, cold ln the head, hay fever, rose cold, catarrhal deaf ness and sore eyes. Restore the senso of taste and unpleasant breath, resulting from ca tarrh. Easy and pleasant to use. Follow direc tions and a cure is warranted, by all druggists. Send for circular to ABIETINE MEDICAL COMPANY, Orovillo, Cal. Six months treat ment $1; by mail, $1.10. For sale by C. H. Hauce. _______ Cross-Eyes Straightened. Withont the slightest danger by Dr. Slocum No. 320 South Main, "Moro Castle." Just What You Want. Gas stoves, for heating and cooking, at 8. 11. Ferry's 30 South Main street. TENTS at Foy's harness Shop, 217LosAngeles street. Two Brothers. For a good breakfast and fine coffee go to the Two Brothers' Restaurant, No. 20 East Second street. Meal tloket, 21 meals, $4. Mrs. Dr. Minnie Wells, Has removed to 400 Fort street, corner Fifth. Uterine and rectal diseases a specialty; radical change felt from first treatment. Examination freo. St. Louis Lead, Eastern Oil And painters' supplies, at P. B. Mathews'. Theo. Rapp, Wood Engraver, No. 10 Court street, room 9. Satisfaction guaranteed. Reasonable prices. Everybody Uses Crown Flour. Samples free at grocers. Hotel Arcadia, Santa Monica, Will open January 3rd. J. W. Scott, Lasses. s\lACobs orj, For Lumbago. Cured Permanently. Orlfiaal Statement, list, n.n.w.d, ju. to, HB7. nmntniM bad rueumatlam la beck; lumbago; ens bottle st it. Jacobs Oil eared me; neve sot felt it since. rSAMX stOMBOB. rraaolsTiuo, m. Cared Permanently. Original statement, tttS. Renewed, Jane 10, litT. Suffered two y,ere ago with acute peine ln beet; ln on, hour greet reUei from Bt. Jecobe OU; three explication, cured; la lbs morning peine tons. HORACE K. HOPKINS, stew Albany, Indiana. Cared Permanently. Eenewed, Key tt.'lT. _ Win, was sorely eOJcted with lame back; Buffered iererel years; seed Isnnnerablo Uataioats and fist tore; need St. Jecobe OU, wee cured by it. A H. CTjKimtaHAM, terrjropolls. re. AT DIUOOISTS AMP BSALBBS. THE CHARLES *. VOGELER CO., Battlmort, Hi. J< T. NHI'WAMD, 13 IKB 15 NORTH »mn ~-»^ The Loss is Ours, the Gain is Yours! THIS APPLIES ONLY TO A SAMPLE LINE OF ' ' Sent us by the manufactnrers for selection. No two garments alike. Fully two thousand garments to select from. They have served their purpose. We have purchased the goods we need, and have orders from the manufacturers to close the samples and charge the loss to them, They are now on sale. Be on hand early. They comprise every garmene for Ladies, Misses, Children and Infants. It is impossible to quote prices on such a largt lot. The values speak for themselves. An Important Sale T FIVE HUNDRED PIECES REAL HAND-MADE, ALL-LINEN Torchon Laces 1 AT ONE-HALF AND SOME ONE-QUARTER REAL VALUE, Starting as low as TWO CENTS and ranging in all prices up to TWENTY-FIVE CENTS per yard. Exceptional values, to be found nowhere else. FIVE THOUSAND YAEDS Hamburg Embroideries! A Sale of Extraordinary Merit! The very fact of selling more Embroideries during the past week than for any one month previous to this, tells the story of values at the prices offered. We are making a strong bid for popular favor in our Lace and Embroidery Department, and during the present year prices will be cut right and left in this department.