THE CITY COUNCIL.
The Mayor Appoints the Li
THE EAST LOS ANGELES SHOPS.
The Receivinsr Hospital and the Out
fall Sewer Questions— Board
The City Council met yesterday morn
ing at 10 o'clock, President Frankentield
in the chair, and Messrs. Van Dusen,
Hamilton, Brown, Shafer, Bonsall, Mc-
Lain, Summerland and Wirsching pres
A communication was received from
City Auditor Lopez asking that he be
allowed a deputy. Referred to the Fi
Street Superintendent Morford pre
sented a list of the salaries he desired
paid in his department. Referred to the
The reports of the city officers bearing
upon money affairs were referred to the
Street Superintendent Morford pre
sented a communication to the effect
that he had adopted the following sched
ule of salaries: Deputies, $100 per
month; chief clerk, $100; office clerks,
$80; clerk of haymarket, $60; foremen
of carpenters, $75; inspectors, $3 per
day ; foremen, $2.50 per day; teams and
garbage drivers, $2.50 per day; laborers,
$2 per day ; teams, $4 per day. Refer
red to the Finance Committee.
The report of the Board of Public
Works was read and adopted.
A draft of a contract with Frick Bros,
for constructing a storm water draw was
referred to the Board of Public Works.
The report of the Board of Education
for February was referred to the Finance
Bids for grading Alabama street were
read and referred to the Board of Public
Petitions were received from Mrs.
Sawtelle, asking permission-to buy land
belonging to the city in East Los Ange
les ; from W. C. Wolf, asking for a rebate
of taxes; from T. E. Green, in reference
to the change of grade of Court street;
from Chas. Wettingall, asking permis
sion to cut a passage through a sidewalk
to tbe cellar of a bu>lding; from 1). Felix
et al., for a deed to land in the Fort Hill
Cemetery; from E. E. Galvers, asking
that a pool at the corner of Second and
Diamond be drained; frcm A. F. Coronel,
asking for water in the zanja leading
through his property; from A. M. Steph
ens protesting to pavingof Requena street
from Los Angeles to Alameda street,
from Geo. M. Holton to have Geo. Red
ding appointed janitor of the City Hall;
from*A. D. Hubbard for,'a rebate of tax ;
from J. E. Frick for an electric light;
from W. H. Toler for an electric light;
from J. E. Frick for a fire hydrant; from
W. P. Ward to have Wm. Conte appoint
ed janitor of the City Hall; and referred
to the proper committees.
Quite a debate occurred on a petition
for the return of a portion of the tax paid
on a mortgage which was for a greater
sum than the property was valued at.
Mr. Shafer held that 'this excess should
ie returned to the person who had paid
it to the Treasurer. The City Attorney
said that it was not advisable that the
money be returned. The matter was re
ferred to him for an opinion.
A petition from E. L. Anderson and
others to have the electric railroad de
clared a> "abominable nuisance" was
read and referred to the Board of Public
Works and City Attorney.
Mark Jones appeared and said that the
people did not desire to down the rail
road, but they wanted some kind of a
road to run there at once.
The final report of the Tax Collector
for the fiscal year was read and referred
to the Finance Committee.
The report of the Finance Committee
was read and adopted.
A protest against the grading of Ala
bama street was read, and Dr. Cunning
ham, a property-owner on the street,
appeared and said that he did not think
the street should be graded. The matter
was referred to the Street Superin
Mayor Hazard sent in the following
"I would respectfully report to your
body that I have appointed the following,
subject to your confirmation: For
Directors of the Los Angeles Public
Library: E. W. Jones, Frank H. How
ard, George A. Dobinson, J. Mills Davies
and H. Jay Hanchette.
"For Water Overseer—E. H. Dalton."
Major Bonsall moved that the appoint
ments be confirmed. Carried unani
Mr. C. N. Earl presented a protest to
the construction of a part of the Los An
geles Cable Company's engine house on
Downey avenue on the sidewalk. A
petition, largely signed, asking that the
same be allowed, was also presented,and
both were referred to the Superintendent
of Streets, City Attorney and City En
Mr. Snmmerland said that, since tho
ordinance fixing salaries had been passed
on Friday last, he had come to the con
clusion that it was unwise to have cut
the salaries of the men in the Fire De
partment so low. He moved that the
City Attorney draw an amondment to
the ordinance fixing the salaries of the
firemen at $35 per month and of the call
men at $25 per month.
Mr. McLain moved to amend that the
engineers of the department receive $110
per month. The amendment was ac
cepted and the motion carried.
A certificate was received from the
Police Commissioners stating that J. F.
Burns had been appointed Chief of
Mr. Burns presented his bond with O.
W. Childs and P. Beaudry as sureties in
♦5,000 each. On moticn of Mr. Summer
land the bond was aproved.
Mr. Van Duzen presented the follow
ing, which was unanimously adopted:
Whkkeas, It has been currently re
ported that the Southern Pacific Rail
road Company has purchased a large
tract of land in East Los Angeles for the
purpose of erecting car shops and other
buildings thereon; and
Whereas, It has been stated by the
officials of said company that no time
has been fixed in the near future for the
commencement of such work; therefore,
Reiohed, That we, the Common Coun
cil of Los Angeles city, do hereby most
respectfully and urgently request said
company to commence the work con
templated by them at as early a date as
possible, that the unemployed of our city
may be given work, and the business
community stimulated by such improve
Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be signed by the President and
Clerk of the Council under tbe seal
LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 26, 1889.
thereef, and the same be forwarded at
once to said railroad officials at San
Hr. Hamilton presented thj following,
which was adopted:
Whereas, It is the sense of this Coun
cil that immediate steps should be taken
looking to the construction of an outfall
sewer to the sea, therefore be it
Retolved, That the question be referred
to the City Engineer, together with the
City Attorney, with instructions to report
at the earliest practicable time, giving
estimates of cost, direction of sewer, etc.
Major Bonsall brought up the subject
of the Receiving Hospital, and stated
that he had received the following prc
"The Directors of the St. Paul Hospi
tal, located at 31 Sand street, offer two
furnished rooms for a receiving hospi
tal, and also the services of a nurse for
women at $40 per month. Meals will be
furnished if desired at a reasonable rate.
["Signed.) I. F. Powell,
A RECEIVING HOSPITAL.
The following was then unanimously
Whereas, A necessity exists for a re
ceiving hospital for immediate use, there
fore be it
Retelved, That the proposition from the
Directors of St. Paul's Hospital be re
ferrde to the Board of Health and City
Attorney with the recommendation that
a contract be entered into at the earliest
The Council then adjourned to meet
Monday at 10 a. m.
Hoard of Health.
The Board of Health met yesterday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, Mayor Hazard in
the chair and Drs. Hagan, Davison,
Kurtz and Mr. Wiight present.
Dr. Kurtz moved that in the future the
meetings of the Board be held on the
first and third Tuesdays of each month,
at 8 o'clock p. m. Carried.
On motion, it was decided to meet the
Police Commission and the Council to
day at 2 o'clock, to consider several im
A petition from Thomas Brodie was
referred to the Health Office.
Dr. Kurtz moved that the Board pro
ceed to the election of a Health Officer.
Mr. Wright nominated Dr. D. E. Mac-
Dr. Davison nominated Dr. J. L.
Nominations were then closed, and
npon the ballot, the following vote was
For Dr. MacGowan —Mayor Hazard,
Dr. Kurtz and Mr. Wright.
For Dr. Davis—Dr. Hagan and Dr.
Mayor Hazard declared Dr. MacGowan
elected, and the Board adjourned.
THE POLICE BOARD.
Chief Burns Takes Charge of the
The Board of Police Commissioners
met yesterday afternoon at the Mayor's
office. Those who expected to see a
repetition of the lively performances of
last Saturday were disappointed, as the
meeting was as orderly as a session of
the Supreme Court. It is not impossible
that the reason for this lay in the fact
that very little business was done.
The meeting was called for 2 o'clock.
Just about that time Mayor Hazard
drew out his watch and remarked to the
two hundred and thirteenth applicant
for a position on the force who had
buzzed at his ear in the course of the
day: "See here, my friend, won't you
take pity on me 7 I give you my word I
have not eaten a bite of food all day
long. lam nearly dead." Then he
went off to the California club to recu
perate, and did not reappear on the
ecene until nearly 3. In the
mean time twenty-seven more appli
cants came in to see him,
but they were each and all shown the
door by Officer Lenox, who is the watch
dog of the Mayor's office.
Mr. Hervey Lindley was the first of
the Commissioners to arrive and he
shook hands very warmly with Frank
Burns, the new Chief, and congratulated
him on his election. This was regarded
by those present as an olive branch offi
cially tendered, a sort of a rainbow indi
cation of the harmony which was to
beam henceforth. Major Furrey was
late and bad to be telephoned for. When
all the Commissioners were present,
Mayor Hazard called the meeting to
It was decided in a hasty and unani
mous fashion, indicative of previous dis
cussion, that the matter of the appoint
ments to the force should be postponed
for the present. Then the new Chief in
troduced Frank E. Biles, a good-looking
young man of about 25, who, he said,
he wished to have as his clerk, if the
Commissioners would be kind enough to
appoint him. Mr. Lindley lost no time
in making tbe necessary motion, and
Mr. Biles was confirmed to serve as
Mr. Burns then asked that he be em
powered to appoint some one whose
name should not be made public, to go
about Eecretly, and determine the state
of affairs in the city, and make a report
"This is to be a sort of secret police
service?" asked Mr. Knox.
"Yea," said the Chief. "We must
know what is going on before we take
The request was granted.
"I understand," said the Chief, "that
under the new arrangement I am entirely
subject to your orders—a ministerial of
ficer, in fact. It is therefore necessary
that you should inform me when I am to
take possession of the office."
It was moved and carried that he Vie
instructed to take charge immediately.
Terrence Cooney, the acting Chief, was
sent for by telephone, and when be ap
peared before the Commission he was
informed of the decision which had been
given. He shook hands with Mr. Burns
and informed him that his office was
ready for his occupancy.
It was ordered that the rules for the
conduct of police matters now in force
should be continued until superseded by
a new code. It was also decided that a
special committee of three should con
fer with the Mayor and the Chief in pre
paring a new series of rules. Messrs.
Knox, Furrey and Bilderrain were ap
At this point the Secretary demanded
of the commission whether they proposed
to have the minutes of the last meeting
read. This would have included the
re-reading of the very lively protest en
tered upon tbe records by Mr. Lindley
"H'm," said the Mayor. "Do we want
to hear those minutes?"
There was a moment of silence and
then Mr. Lindley, in a very unconcerned
tone of voice, suggested that those min
utes might just as well remain unread.
They were not read.
The matter of the appointment of a
police surgeon by the Council was then
brought up. Mr. Lindley said he did
not understand what business tbe Coun
cil had in appointing an employe of the
police department, who was responsible
to the Commission alone. The same ob
jection, Major Fnrrey suggested, applied
to the captain of the chain-gang, who had
also been appointed by the Council. It
was decided that the Mayor's clerk should
send a communication to the Council in
quiring into the matter.
The Clerk was authorized to open and
file all communications addressed to the
Board, and to throw away all anonymous
Chief Burns said that he was desirous
of having his clerk receive a better sal
ary than that allowed by the Council.
This brought up the question of the re
duction of salaries made by the Council
and the decroase of the number of the
force. The opinion was expressed by all
the members of the commission that the
old number ought to be retained and the
former schedule of salaries. It was
finally decided to hold a special meeting
this afternoon to confer the Council, or
such members of it as could be induced
to attend, about the matter of the reduc
It was decided that hereafter the regu
lar meetings should be held on Wednes
days, at 2 p. m.
The Board then adjourned.
If You Are Not Hlch
You may yet be lucky and every man is In luck
who gets one of these great bargains now of
lered: $25 blsck dreßS suits for $15, $18 sack
suits for*lo. $5 bluj flannel pants f0r52.50 al
E. Adams, the one price clothier, 15 S. Spring
Grand Opening Day
Of Bnring Millinery at Miss J. A. William's, No.
21 North Main street. Please call an > inspect
goods. All aro cordially invited to the open
ing, March 28th, 29th and 30th.
Gas Fixtures! Gas Fixtures!
The largest stock of gas fixtures in the city;
the most beautiful pa. terns at 8. M, Perry's,
No. 30 South Main street.
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs.
Of the celebrated Wyandotte fowl; also a few
roosters of Wyandotte and light Brahmas, at
844 West Tenth street.
Christopher's Toast Foundry,
No. 12 North Spring street, is the cheapest and
best place to eat iv the city. Everything neat
Theo. Rapp, Wood Engraver,
No. 10 Court street, room 9. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Reasonable prices.
Just What You Want.
Gas stoves, (or heating and cooking, at 8. M
Perry's 30 South Main street.
Ten Varieties of Fresh Fish
Daily at Catalina Island.
Herbert C. Parks, State Manager, Capital Acci
I acknowledge receipt of my claim against
your company for weekly benefits while dis
abled, and thank yon for prompt settlement.
lowa Association entertainment at Turn
verein Hall, Wednesday evening. March 27th
The belt talent, literary, musical and dramatic.
See programme Wednesday morning. Every
body invited, and bring all your friends.
Do not purchase a ticket East until you have
seen A Phillips & Co., and learned all about
their special accommodations through to Bos
ton. Office 44 North Spring street.
You can buy clothing of Abcrnethy & Toft.
19 South Spring street, at 20 per cent, discount
for the next twenty days.
SEE theflne $40 watch sold by Hollingsworth
in clubs at $1 per week in installments. 30
South Spring street.
A square meal and a Grand Republic Cigarro
or Buub is what a man wants.
A beautiful steamship, the Hermosa, now
running to Catalina.
TENTS at Foy's harness Shop, 217LosAngele»
Htcmony king of herbs. 143 E. First street
I lie Unly tleltable Optical Institute,
131-133 g. Spring St., L. A. Theater Bids.
TOE LOS ANGELES OPTICAL INSTITUTE,
Testing of eyes free. Grinding of lenses to order
a specialty. No peddlers employed. I uso my
own name only. Absolute porfect fitting guar
anteed where glasses are required. ml 4 12m
Pioneer White Lead
IN KE9S, TO
6£ CENTS PER LB.
HOWARD, LOTHIAN & CO.,
26 NORTH MAIN ST. m2ltf
S. B. Wktsb, Proprietor.
(•eneral merchandise Wnrcliousc.
Advances made on wool.
Stobaob, Commission and Insdeasck.
Agents for all kinds of Agricultural Imple
ments. Wholesale and retail dealers in Im
ported and Domestic Wines, Brandies and
Whiskies. 634 to 666 Alameda street.
Property owners on FORT STREET, between
Temple and Sixth, are hereby notified that the
assessments for paving are due and payable
IMMEDIATELY at theofflco of the Bituminous
Lime Rock Paving and Improvement Com
pany. No. 134 West Second street.
m 23 7t G. A. DOBINSON, Secretary.
S, A. WIDNEY,
22 N. fllaln St.,
| Ujßg»*pssr —FACTORY AGENT FOR —
BAKER IRON WORKS.
542-561 Buona Vista St.,
Adioininff Southern Pacific Gronnd
JAMES CUSSKN. ■ r- «. HANRAHAN.
HANRAHAN & CEBSEN,
Telephone No. 1030.
Opp. Cathodral Schools, 122 8. Lot Angeles
Street (open day and night). fe2stf
PECK & McGOY,
Undertakers and Embalmers,
No. 40 NORTH MAIN STREET.
Telephone 61. Day or Night.
We respectfully invite the attention of the public to the
following facts relative to this property :
It is the nearest port to Los Angeles, where freight and
passenger vessels of largest size can transfer direct to rail
It will be connected with Los Angeles and the general
TWO LINES OF RAILWAY.
A first-class train service will be provided, and
Will be run during the daytime, thus making REDONDO the
SEASIDE SUBURB OF LOS ANGELES.
It will also have the
Between Coronado and Monterey, to be erected immediately ;
has the finest beach for bathing and the best fishing on the
Coast; is abundantly supplied with
PUEE, SOFT WATER,
And has the richest soil of any seaside resort in the country.
It will have elegant and commodious buildings for the
permanent use of the •
And has a greater variety of attractions for the tourist and
health-seeker than can elsewhere be found on the shores of
This property has been subdivided into lots, suitably
arranged both for homes and business purposes, and the Com
pany propose to spare no expense in making Redondo the
Most Popular Resort in California.
For particulars as to property and terms of sale, inquire of
REDONDO BEACH COMPANY,
Court and Main Streets, Los Angeles, Cal.
The Centinela-Inglewood Land Company offer for sale
choice residence lots in one of the most beautiful orange
groves in California. Is located midway between Los
Angeles and the sea and has a perfect climate, the result of
protection from high winds and sudden changes in tempera
ture. The town is provided with a magnificent water system
Flowing .Artesian Wells.
One of the railway lines of the Santa Fe system runs
through this place, and affords easy access to Los Angeles or
The Company also have for sale land adjacent to the
town, in tracts of from One Acre to One Section. The
soil is a rich, sandy loam, and for the growth of the orange,
lemon, and all the deciduous fruits, as well as for vegetables,
flowers, or nursery stock
CANNOT BE EXCELLED IN THE STATE.
Considering the uniformity in the character of the soil, its
great productiveness, and the comparatively trifling cost of
cultivation, these lands are offered at a bargain.
Terms of Sale—One-fourth cash; balance in one, two
and three years at a low rate of interest.
Centinela-lDglewood Land Company,
COTJKT AND MAIN STREETS, : LOS ANGELES, CAL,
The Gem of the San Gabriel Valley.
Only Three Miles from City Limits of Lot
Property of San (ilabrlel Wine Co..
LOCATED AT SHORB'S STATION,
On line of 8. P. R. R. and Ban Gabriel
Valley Rapid Transit R. R.,
From 10 to 15 minutes to the Plata, Lot An
CHEAPEST 80BDRBAN TOWN LOTS,
VILLA SITES, oa
PUREST SPRING WATER
Inexhaustible quantities guaranteed.
Apply at Office of
BAN GABRIEL WINE CO.,
Ramona, Los Angeles county, Cal.
Or to J. M. TIERNAN, Ramons. m7tl
SISTERS OF CHARITY TRACT—6 lots,
50x105 each, for $4000
FLOWER ST., between Ninth and Tenth
Sts., 50x155 to alley; per ft 60
FIRST ST., BOYLE HEIGHTS, bet. Chi
cago and St Louis sts , west of r.e v
cable engine-house, per ft 80
NINTH ST.. bet. Willow and Holmes,
to alley 2000
ELLIS AYE., south side - 45x150 to
BLISS TRACT, rear New WolfskiU
Depot—Per ft 30
BURLINGTON AVE..Bonnie Brae tract—
50x150 to alley 1500
For these and. many more see
POMEROY & GATES.
16 COURT STREET.
Largest and newest list In the city.
MANTER & WILSON,
OF DELANO, KERN CO., CAL.,
SEVERAL THOUSAND ACRES
First-Class Alfalfa Land
WITHIN THE ARTESIAN BELT,
IN KERN AND TCI,ARK COUNTIES.
FOR SAEE AT VERY EOW PRICES.
Come and see, and yon will not go away with
out purchasing. cr22 3m*
WOOII Amu COAE.
WHOLESALE. COAL. RETAIL.
Souih Field Wellington Coal,
The Best Domestic and Steam Coal brought
to this market. Call and get our prices.
OFFICE TEL., NO. 36.
OFFICE. 118 NORTH MAIN ST., ROOM 24,
NEW LANFRANCO BUILDING.
YARD TEL.. NO. 1047.
YARD, OPPOSITE 8. P. FREIGHT DEPOT,
SAN FERNANDO ST. m 8 lm
COAL. COAL. COAL.
Now is the time to lay in your supply of CoaL
The shin "Hilma" now discharging ISOO
TONS English Coke and Welch "Anthracite
Coal at Port of San Pedro for
LOS ANGELES GAS COMPANY,
Office, 295 North main Street,
LO3 ANGELES CITY.
Will sell cheap on railroad track, this city, in
order to make room for another cargo to arrive.
CALL AND GET QUOTATIONS.
Wholesale and. Retail.
NEW MEXICO COAL.
Screened Lump Coal, Delivered Loose. .91 1.00
in Backs 12.0©
Single Sacks, Delivered .75
• f " at Yard BO
Coal and Wood Co.,
OFFICE: COR. SECOND AND SPRING BTS..
Bryson-Bonebrake Building (basement),
CARLOAD LOTS A BPECIALTY.
Finest Quality of Fruit Lands.
SIiJK I.ON ArVUISL.ES,
AT REASONABLE PRICES AND ON LIBER
AL TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS.
Eight thousand acres now subdivided (17,000
acres in all) in Ssn Fernando Valley, from 8 to
12 miles from the Plaia, into 5,10,12 and 40
acre tracts, ranging from $25 to $150 per acre,
and on such liberal terms that any one can own
a home. A fruitful sotl, easily cultivated; a
healthy and delightful climato; excellent
schools and churches; two railroads. With Los
Angeles markets for everything raised on the
farm, these lands offer inducements to 6ettleis
that cannot be duplicated.
Also, a Stock Range of 1,250 acres, only four
miles from city limits, at a very low figure.
Can he subdivided into two or three ranges.
For maps, prices and terms apply to
PROVIDENCIA LAND WATER AND DEVEL
Rooms 8 and 9, Bryson & Bonebrake Block
Old Gold and Silver Bought
Jewelry Ulanuf actured to (Irder
OR REPAIRED, BY
7*4 Commercial St. (Upstairs).
Meerschaum Pipes and Cigar Holders neatly
repaired and mounted. ml 6 lm
~67 b. fuiXerTa co.,
(Successors to McLaln & Lehman.)
Pioneer Truck and Transfer Co.
No. 8 Harixt St., Los angki.es, Oal.
Safe and Piano Moving. All kinds of Truck Work
Tbi iraoNa 137. ml tl
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