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CANADIAN WAR-WHOOP.
A Bitter Tirade Against the
Society of Jesus
THEIIi RECORD PULLED ON.THEM
A Canadian Legislator Makes a Dec
laration of His Faith and
His Allegiance.
I Associated Press Dispatches to tho Herald. I
Ottawa, Ont., March 20.— When
O'Brien's resolutions were called up in
the House of Commons this afternoon,
he moved . an amendment declaring
that the Jesuit Order is a secret organi
zation and is fraught with danger to
Canada. He moved his amendment
owing to the convictions of his constitu
ents and what he believed to be the sen
timents of the majority of the people of
the Dominion. He reviewed what he
termed the history of the Jesuit Order.
Far was it from him to say anything
derogatory to their functions. It was
true that the first work in the direction
of Christianizing the heathen was per
formed by Jesuits, and hundreds of
them, with a self-sacrifice which
-was admirable, had lost their
lives, but the name of Jesuit would not
be a byword and reproach in America
and Europe if the majority of the mem
bers of the order were as heroic in the
discharge of their duties. Since the time
of Elizabeth they were suppressed in
England. Their object was to overthrow
the Protestant establishment in England.
If they were not expelled they were at
the point of being expelled from scores of
other countries. Look at their fate in
France and Sicily. In 1855 the title of
Jesuits to estates was referred to the
English Attorney-General,and his report
was unfavorable to them. While other
religious bodies in Canada regained their
property, the Jesuits were left out in Mu
coid as the result of their bad historical
record. The Crown had shown them
great clemency. There is no legal, moral
or equitable claim for the res
toration of their estates, and
all contentions in that direr
ion are shallow and flimsy. O'Brien
ridiculed tbe idea of the Pope interfering
in Canadian civil matters and drew at
tention to the reference to the Pope in
the preamble of Mercier's bill. The peo
ple of Canada knew it was unconstitu
tional to let the operation of an act hinge
upon the negative or affirmative of a for
eigner. The weapons of Jesuits might
have changed since the time when they
Were bated throughout the world. A
Jesuit was an abnormal creature, without
home or family, submissive to his Su
periors. They always had men to do
their work, whether good or bad. There
had been men of great attainments in
the Order, but the time has come when
the world must know that Canada,
brooking no interference, civil or religi
ous, desired to remain British.
O'Brien then introduced a resolutian
addressed to the Governor-General, set
ting forth in substance that in the
opinion of the House the passage of tbe
act by the Legislature of Quebec entitled
'An Act Respecting the Settlement of
Jesuit Estates,' is beyond the power
of that House, because it
recognizes the usurpation of right
by foreign authority, namely, the Pope
of Rome, and because of its endowing
the Society of Jesuits, an alien, secret
and politico-religious body, the expul
sion of which from every Christian com
munity wherein it has a footing, has
been rendered necessary by its
intolerant and mischievous inter
meddling with the functions of
the civil government, and is fraught
with danger to the civil and religious
liberties of the people of Canada. The
House, therefore, prays that his Excel
lency will be graciously pleased to dis
allow said act."
Rykert declared that a majority of the
people were not in favor of disallow
ance. If Ontario web canvassed it would
support tbe action of Premier Mercier.
Speaking as an Orangeman, he was pre
pared to support the Government.
He could not join any anti-
Catholic crusade, and, knowing what
he did, would not attempt to smash
the confederation. He was not there to
champion Jesuits, but could bear trib
ute to tbe good done in Canada by Ro
man Catholics. Barron declared that
the Jesuit bill was an encroachment on
the rights of Protestants. He then
dealt with the constitutional aspect of
the case.
An Excursion Steamer Wrecked.
City opMexico (via Galveston,) March
26. —The steamer Ocotlada foundered on
Lake Chapala near Guadaljara. A
large excursion party was on board at
the time. Twenty bodies have been re
covered. Many more are known to be
still in tbe wreck.
Fifty bodies have now been recovered
from tbe wreck. Efforts are now being
made to raise tbe steamer, when it is ex
pected additional bodies wili be secured.
His nollnets'e Orders.
Rome, March 20.—A Papal Rescript
will be issued, giving the Catholic Uni
sitv at Washington a monopoly of the
superior education of the clergy in Amer
ica. The Pope, acceding to the desires
of the Canadian Episcopate, has issued a
brief in which he has decided the
amount of restitution to the Jesuits by
the Canadian Government as follows:
$160,000 to the Jesuits, $100,000 to the
Catholic Bishops, and $140,000 to Mont
real University.
No End of Drink.
Vancouver, B. C, March 26.—Last
night tho water in the Capilano
river, across Burrard Inlet, reached
this city through the pipes of
the Vancouver Water Works Com
pany across the mouth of the har
bor. Many novel engineering difficulties
have delayed the enterprise, but Van
couver has now a water supply unsur
passed in quantity or purity by that of
any other city on the continent.
John Bright Dying.
London, March 26. —John Bright suf
fered another relapse and is very weak.
He has not taken food for thirty-six
hours except from a spoon. He is grad
ually sinking.
At 10' o'clock to-night Bright was un
conscious. His condition is hopeless.
Later—At midnight Bright is reported
to be rapidly sinking. He is still uncon
sci jus.
A Calamitous Cotltalon.
Manila, March 26.—The Spanish mail
steamer Merdanio has been sunk by the
collision with the Spanish steamer Vi
sayas. Thirty of the crew and passen
gers were drowned.
IIIs Usefulness Raa Ceased.
The Hague, March 26.—Upon the as
sembling of Parliament to-day the Prime
THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING. MARCH 27. 1889
Minister announced that the Cabinet had
decided that tbe King is incapacitated
for carrying on the government, and had
communicated this decision to the State
C.uncil.
No Hogging- lisme.
City op Mexico (via Galveston),March
26.—The Government has decided not to
sell to one company all the mining con
cessions in Lower California. It is pre
ferred that practical miners Rhall take
up claims, and every effort will be made
to induce miners to enter upon the
mining lands.
murdered for His «»tuningCains.
Cannes, March 26. —Geisendorf, son
of the Swies Consul here, was found
murdered near the railroad track at
Monte Carlo. His valise which was
lying near by had been rifled. He bad
recently won large sums of money at the
gaming tables at Monte Carlo.
A nonkcy 1:111; lm- Bunt.
London, March 26. —The British ship
' Yeoman, Captain White, from SanFran
' cisco November 19th, which arrived at
Queenstown to-day, bu;st her donkey
engine, killing a seaman named Kelley,
and injuring four Queenstown boatmen.
A Banquet Abandoned.
London, March 25.—The Newi under
stands that the proposed Parnell banquet
has been abandoned, owing to the impos
sibility of obtaining any building in a
central position large enough for the oc
casion.
A Big Three.
London, March 26.—Count Herbert
Bismarck dined with Lord Salisbury this
evening. Lord Hartinglon was also
present. The three statesmen conversed
until midnight.
Natalie to tta Home.
Belgrade, March 26.—Vassilevics re
ports say that ex-Queen Natalie has de
cided to return to Servia. Ex-King
Milan has postponed his visit to Con
stantinople.
Boulanger a Morphine Fiend.
Pakis, March 26. —The Gaulois says
Boulanger is suffering from tbe opening
of au old wound and Das been compelled
to resort to the use of morphine.
A Cable Line Sold.
London, March 26. —The Submarine
Telegraph Company has accepted the
Government's offer for the purchase of
that company's cable.
A Spy Sent to Jail.
Paris, March 26.—Kuehn, formerly
Police Inspector at Auricourt, has been
sent to prison for two years as a Ger
man spy.
Declared Crown Prince.
Bucharest, March 26 —King Charles,
nephew of Prince Ferdinand, has been
proclaimed Crown Prince oj jioumania.
Austrian floods.
Vienna, March 20.—The rivets in Gali
cia and Hungary are rising rapidly.
The town of Szegedin is inundated.
A Piano Irian Dead.
Berlin, March 26.—Theo. Steinway,
of the firm of Steinway & Sons, New
York, died to-day.
A "Corner" inquest.
Paris, March 26 —The judicial inquiry
into the formation of the copper syndi
cate has begun. ,
A Seismic Shock.
Madrid, March 26.—A strong shock of
earthquake was felt to-day at Alhanaand
Granada.
A MADMAN'S CRIME.
He Kills His Wife and Ills Two
Daughters.
Guelph, March 20.— W. A. Harvey,
book-keeper for J. W. Licen, and at one
time an accountant for E. R. C. Clark
eon, of Toronto, was arrested this morn
ing for embezzling $-1 000 from his em
ployer. He was shortly afterwards bailed
out by Dr. Lett. During the forenoon
Harvey purchased a revolver, but what
use he was to make of tbe weapon was
not dreamed of till this afternoon, when,
for some reason, the Chief of Police vis
ited Harvey's residence. The Chief
found the house locked, bnt by
raising the window at the back of the
house be made his way inside. All
was silent as the grave. He paseed
through the kitchen and dining and sit
ting rooms, looked into the parlor, and
then went up-stairs. where tlio first ob
ject he saw was Harvey's fair-haired
daughter of 12 or IS years lying on the
floor of the front bedroom, with her
bead in a pool of blood. A bloody hole
in her head told the means by which
she had met her death. The Chief
raised the dead child's head from its
cramped position and laid it on a pillow.
He then passed through the upper ball,
and in the back bedroom found Harvey's
oldest daughter lying beside her bed,
also dead. Horrified, the Chief went
down stairs, and in a clothes room off
the kitchen he found Mrs. Harvey
stretched at full length, with a similar
bullet wound. Further search through
the house revealed nothing more, aud no
trace was found of tho author of the
dreadful triple murder. Harvey went to
the Central school at about 11 o'clock
this morning and took bis youngest
daughter home. He was seen driving
towards Shaw station and it was thought
he had taken the train for Toronto, and j
tbe authorities there were notified. A
detective found him this evening stand
ing on a street corner in that city, and
he was placed in confinement. On his
person was found a new five-chambered
revolver with three empty and two
loaded cartridges. The Toronto authori
ties think him insane.
Garrett Only Took a Whim.
Baltimore, March 26.—A member of
tbe banking bouse of Itobert Garrett &
Sons, when shown the story from San
Antonio that Mr. Garrett had turned
back from his Mexican trip on ac
count of learning of a scheme of
Mexican bandits to kidnap the par
ty, said the narrative was probably
false and that Mr. Garrett altered his
route merely through one of tbe fancies
that are known to be an accompaniment
of his ill health. It was further stated
that Garrett will not return to Baltimore
for a long time to come.
Fast Pacera.
Boston, March 26.—John Shepard, of
this city, baa sold a half interest in bis
famous pacers, Butterfly and Blondine,
to John R. Graham, of Briar Hill Farm,
Lexington, Kv. Butterfly has a record
of 2 :I!>% and'is now in foal to Viking.
Blondino has a record of 2:24 V, but she
is thought to be able to lower tbat mark.
Both horses will be shipped forthwith to
Kentucky and Blondine will be bred to
Bell-boj. •
A Hallroad Collision.
Memphis, Term., March 26.—The Ap
peal has information that a passenger
train collided with a freight somewhere
between Atlanta and Macon, Georgia.
Engineer Gillman and a number of the
passengers were injured, but none
i utally.
SACRILEGIOUS WARFARE
A Fight Interrupts the Sun
day's Services.
BLOODSHED IN THE SANCTUARY.
A Panic Caused in a Quiet Congre
gation by a Free Fight Be
tween Two Families.
I Associated Press Dlsnatches to the Herald. 1
I Iniontown, Pa., March 26.—About two
years ago a feud aror-e between Dolpb
Sisler and John Dietrich, well-to-do
farmers living near Stewartstown.W.Va.,
over the trespasses of Sisler's hogs. Fire
was added to the feud, not long ago, by
Sisler preferring a charge of illegal beer
selling against Dietrich, who owns a dis
tillery, but which failed to be established
and Dietrich was acquitted. Last Sun
day, Allen and Alonzo Sisler and George
and Flors Dietrich, all nearing manhood,
attended the Baptist Sunday-school at
Stewartstown. Soon tbe bad blood
showed itself and the congrega
tion wore astonished to see the
youths of each family brandishing
revolvers at each other and starting in
to fight. A scene of wild confusion
arose, women and children screaming
and frantic, and the few men present
could not quell tbe disturbance. They
soon had the church to themselves, and
In the desperate fight that ensued the
Dietrich family were badly used up,
George's head being beaten up with a
revolver, and the others being severely
hurt. Assistance arriving, the gang was
put to flight, the Sisler brothers fleeing
to Untontown yesterday, and they are
now thought to be secreted at one of the
numerous coke works in that region.
Blood bespattered tbe walls of the
church, showing the desperate nature of
the contest. Great excitement prevails
in the neighborhood over the outbreak,
and the end of tho trouble has not been
seen.
The "Mcllo" Company.
Boston, March 20.—The annual meet
ing of the Bell Telephone Company was
held to-day. Tho annual report says:
"Ycur directors, believing that part of
tho income from royalties should be
treated as capital, have transferred $600,
--000 from the net surplus for the year to
■be reserve account. The company
earned in the year 24.45 percent, on the
stock and has assets of $238 per share.
About $2,200,000 ha 3 been spent on a
long line which now comprises 2G.053
miles of wire. The gross earn
ings of the year are $3,865,000;
the expenses $1,451,000; net earn
ings, $2,414,000; dividends, $1,790,000.
Deducting leserve for general deprecia
tion, the surplus account is the same as
la6t year, $2,028,000. The number of
exchanges snows an increase of 3;
branch offices, no increase; miles of wire
increase, 24,033; subscribers increase.
12,742; instruments under rental, 411,
--511; increase, 31,234. The reports of
fifty licensed telopbone companies shows
a steady increase of business ■< nd con
servative management. Underground
wires, 17,000 miles, an increase of 9,000.
The old officers are elected except that
Stanton Blake is elected director in place
of Charming Clapp.
To Welcome the Baseballists.
Philadelphia, March 26.—Initiatory
steps were taken here to-day for the re
ception of the baseball tourists during
their visit to this city April 11. Reach
and Rogers, of the Philodelphia baseball
club, will tender the reception. A pro
gramme is arranged which includes a
drive through the city and a trip down
the Deleware river to Gloucester, N. J.,
where a planked shad lunch will be
"discussed." The party will return
from Gloucester early in the evening, in
time to attend a banquet to be given at
the hotel in honor of the "Around the
World Party."
A Collision at Sea.
Boston, March 26.—The schooner M.
B. Steadson, of Provincetown, arrived
to-day in distress. The Captain reported
that last night when twenty-five miles
east from tbe Highlands of Cape Cod the
schooner collided with a small fishing
vessel, and that tbe latter sank with ail
on board. It was not known how many
men were on tbe fishing vessel. The
Steadson had a narrow escape, her cut
water having been carried away to
within an inch of her planking. She is
leaking badly.
Our Fruit In tbe East.
Chicago, March 26.—Richard M.
Montgomery & Co. to-day sold at auction
by order of the Earl Fruit Company two
cars of oranges, as follows: Fancy
mountain seedlings, $2.65; Los Angeles
seedlings, $2.50. For account of other
sellers three cars, as follows: Fancy
Riverside Washington navels, $4.30(3
4.50; Riverside seedlings, $3.05(53.10;
Messina oranges, $2..'55«< 2.45; Messina
lemons, |[email protected],
A Fatal Knife-1 hrust.
Kansas City, Mo., March 26 —This
evening Robert Fleming, Deputy County
Becorder, and William Samuels, a man
of bad reputation, while discussing the
price of ice, quarrelled. Fleming called
Samuels a liar, and the latter promptly
drew a knife and plunged it into Flem
ing's left groin, inflicting a fatal wound.
Fleming is a brother of Deputy Marshal
John Fleming, who blew his brains out
in the Criminal Court room a few months
ago.
An Eminently Suitable Selection.
Cheyenne, Wyo., March 26.—The ap
pointment of Francis E. Warren Gov
ernor of Wyoming gives great satisfac
tion. He is able and energetic and a
man of high integrity. President Harri
son, in carrying out the "home rule"
idea, has in this appointment voiced well
tbe wishes of the people. There is great
rejoicing and it is not confined to any
political party.
The.Sauioan Conferees.
New York, March 26.—The Tribune
this morning says: Ex-Congressman
William Walter Phelps and John A.
Kasson and Mr. Bates, of Delaware.com
mißßioners to represent the United States
at the Samoan conference at Berlin, nave
engaged passage on tbe steamer Umbria
to sail from here April 13.
The Old Boman Urcctcd.
Columbus, Ohio, March 26. —Judge
Allen G. Thurmau, accompanied by Judge
Patton, of Defiance, visited the House of
Representatives to-day and was cordially
received. He made a brief speech of
acknowledgment.
He Heiiefilcd the Boomers.
Arkansas City, March 26.—Congress
man J. B. Weaver arrived here this af
ternoon from Indian Territory, and was
met at the depot by several Oklohoma
boomers, who presented him with an
ebony gold-headed cane as a token of
their esteem for his services in connec
tion with the Oklohoma legislation.
The Coal Shut-Down.
PiTTsiU Ro, March 26.—The shut-down
on several of the coal works along the
Monogahela river, is Baid to be but the
beginning of what will probably be a
general stiut-down in all pools. The op
erators to-day made the significant
statement, that within ten days, all of the
river mines would bo shut down, and
work would not be resumed until tne
miners agreed to accept a reduction of
one-half cent per bushel, which would
put the rate for mining at [2}£ cents. If
all tne works are shutdown nearly 5,000
miners will be out of employment.
Wn.KKsiiARRE, Pa., March 26. —Special
reports, g;nt from here yesterday, to
tbe effect that all the collieries of the
Pennsylvania Coal Company, Lehigh
Valley Coal Company, and many indi
vidual operators in and about Pittston,
would suspend operations for six weeks,
are not correct. At the Pennsylvania
company's office in Dunmore tbey say
they know of no authorized suspension,
and from present indications there would
be none. Many other companies
reported to have suspended, are at work,
while others are simply awaiting the
return of empty cars, which have been
scarce for a week past.
The Postponed Fight.
Minneapolis, March 26.—The fight to
a finish between Harry Gilmore and
Danny Needham, which was stopped last
night by the police, will occur before
morning within ten miles of the city lim
its. All the preliminaries have been
arranged, and at this hour (11 p. m.),
those interested are collecting, prepara
tory to starting for the battle ground.
An Ex-Congressman Dead.
Chattanooga, Term., March 26. —Hon.
John R. Neal, member of Congress
from the Third Tennessee division in the
Fiftieth Congress, died to-day at Rhea
Springs, Term., after an illness of two
months, of consumption of the bowels.
A nalter for the Horaetblef.
Arkansas City, Kas., March 26.—A
suspected horsethief was lynched by vig
ilantes at Norman, in the Chickesaw na
tion, to-day.
The Opium Smugglers.
San Francisco, March 20.—Edward
Jensen, night watchman, and John Ga
van, fireman of the steamer Empire,
who were captured on March 6th by the
Custom House officers with $3,000 worth
of contraband opium in their posses
sion, were to-day examined by Commis
sioner Sawyer, of the United States
Circuit Court, and held in $1,000 bonds
to awa't trial before the United States
Circuit Court. Henry Burns was to-day
convicted in the United States District
Court of smuggling sixty-four boxes of 1
opium from the steamer Empire on De
cember 20th, last.
A Heavy failure
San Francisco, March 26.—Alfred R.
Kelly, a dealer iv paints and oils on
Front street, to-day made an assignment
to tho Sheriff for the benefit of his cred
itors. The inventory shows his liabilities
to be (60,632, His heaviest creditors are
Donohue, Kelly & Co., who have a claim
for $24,876. Fannie E. Kelly is a creditor
in the sum of $20,017. The larger portion
of the indebtedness lies with local firms,
in sums ranging from $1,500 to very
small amounts. The amount of the as
sets is unknown.
A Big Land Suit.
San Diego, March 26 —The famous
suit of Mrs. Burton against the Interna
tional Company of Mexico for the posses
sion ol territory surrounding Ensenada
Bay and contiguous valleys, will be tried
before the Court of First Instance at
Ensenada this week. The jurisdiction
of the court has been determined by
the higher court at La Paz, to which
the International Company appealed.
Mrs, Burton's Mexican attorneys aie
confident of a verdict in her favor.
They Own Up at Last.
San Diego, March 26.—General Luis
E. Torres, Governor of Lower California,
haßsent the following message to Senor
Valdespino, Mexican Consul here:
"Please publish through tbe press
that tbe richness of the Santa Ana
placers has been much exaggerated.
None but practical miners find gold.
Possibly new discoveries may be made,
but, to date,the placers found do not jus
tify the excitement that has been
caused."
Rallroud Surveyors.
Red Bluff, March 26.—A party of sur
veyors arrived to-day from tbe mountains
eastward. They camped below town, as
the now located lino crosses the Sacra
mento river at Jelley's Ferry and runs
down the river, crossing the Southern
Pacilic track within a mile of town.
From a high official it is learned that tbe
manager of these surveys opened an ac
count in the name of the Union Pacific.
On tne Train Bobbers' Trail.
Holbrooke, Ariz., March 26.—0n the ]
2,'ld inst. John Adams, returning from |
Southern Utah, met the train robbers (
near Black Falls, on the Little Colorado. ,
Buck O'Noil, the Sheriff, with a posse, ,
was only six miles behind. It is thought
hers that they are captured. The citi- \
zen 3 are hourly expecting the arrival of
both parties at Winslow.
To ICe Liberally Construed.
San Francisco, March 26.—The Su
preme Court to-uay instructed the lower
court, on a plea, that the homestead
papers were themselves irregular, the
value of land not having been speci
fically stated therein. The Supreme
Court holds that homestead laws are sub
ject to liberal construction in courts.
Sealers Sold.
Pout Townsend, March 26.—The four
British sealing schooners seized three
Years ago in Behring Sea by United States
revenue cutters, for violation of treaty
obligations, were sold at public auction
to-day by tbe United States Marshal for
$5,645.
A Dlslionc%t Orlver.
San Francisco, March 26.—Louis H.
Steininiller, a car driver on the Omnibus
Line, was arrested to-day. It has been
ascertained that he has stolen nearly
$700 from the railroad by opening the
money box on the care with falße keys.
Tne ihlnu Relief Fund.
San Francisco, March 26.— W. H.
Harries, manager of the Hongkong aud
Shanghai Bank agency, has received
$21,500 up to date as a subscription to
the China famine relief fund.
Electric Light Plant Burned.
Tacoma, March 26.—The buildings of
tbe electric light plant in this city were
burned to the ground at 2 o'clock this
morning, involving a loss of $5,000. No
insurance.
Sulking In HlsTent.
San Diego, March 26.—The rumored
sale of Stonewall mine by Governor
i Waterman for $3,000,000 is unconfirmed.
. Tue Governor refused to be interviewed.
AN ORANGE MAN
«»« ....... to Superintend the
Public Building- Here.
Washington, March 26. —Representa-
tive Vnudever has recommended Horace
G. Jacobs, of Orange, to be superin
tendent of the new public building at
Los Angeles. Mr. Jacobs was formerly
chief clerk of tbe Supervising A.chitect's
office in this city.
News from the Orient.
San Francisco, March 26. —The Occi
dental and Oriental steamer Arabic ar
rived late last night, bringing Hong
kong news to February 28tb, and Yoko
hama advices to March 11th. In Shang
Tung the anti-foreign excitement runs
b'gh. February 23rd, at Chepoo, tbe
Europeans feared an attack from mutin
ous troops. It was reported that Chinese
troops were meeting at the fort, and that
the mutineers proposed marching against
the custom-house and other places, As
no man was present, intense excitement
prevailed, and boats were prepared and
all the foreign residents got ready to go
aboard the Cbin Kiang. No attack was
made, however.
A missionary from Chi Hai Yu states
lhat tho Chinese in that city have
posted placards outside various foreign
residences notifying tbe tenants that
they intend to massacre the Christians
before long. The rebels are supposed to
be 2500 in number, 500 on horse. Feb-
ruary 22, 500 soldiers were sent to inter
cept them, but saw no indications of the
enemy, who are supposed to have gone
inland.
The Chinese declare the reports of
famine in central China are exaggerated.
Great suffering is admitted in the north
ern provinces.
Foreign employees in Corea have not
been paid in several months, and the
mint has been stopped.
A Schooner Ashore.
San Francisco, March 20.—The
schooner Cbarlotta went ashore to-day at
Fish Rock, and will prove a total loss.
The information was received from pri
vate sources, and no particulars wore
given. The vessel left hero March 4th
for Salt Point, after a cargo of
lumber, and was probably loaded on
her way to thiß city. The crew was
saved. The vessel was of forty-six tons
burden, was built in tbiscity in 1804 and
was sixty-seven foet long. The Char
lotta was considered a staunch vessel.
R. L. Gilbridge is tbe managing owner.
A Disinherited Son.
San Francisco, March 26.—Frank
Ricbet was in the Probate Court to-day
for the purpose of contesting the will of
his mother, who died a year ago in Paris,
leaving an estate valued at $400,000 to a
son who resided with her. In her last
will no mention is made of Frank or a
married daughter who resides in Paris.
Frank contends that under the law he is
entitled to inherit a share of his mother's
property.
Murdered for His Money.
Daggett, March 26.—The body of J.
T. Sigler, a section man, was found this
morning near Ear! & Co's lumber yard,
with a deep cut under the chin and finger
marks a 9 if he had been choked to death.
Ho was paid $26 by the Railroad yester
day evening and was last seen about 12
o'clock. He was evidently choked to
death and had been carried to the rail
road track, when the murderers were
scared away. No clue as yet.
He Poneyed Cp.
Sacramento, March 26.—Seargeaiit-at-
Arms George Faylor has returned tbe
money received from the Treasury to pay
General S. W. Backus for witness fees in
the prison investigation, when Backus
was not even subpienaed. Faylor says
lie received the money under instructions
from President White.
Cut Down by a Train.
Goshen, Ind., March 26.—Roger Mc-
Caffrey and Delia Love, aged 19 and 20
respectively, while attempting to cross
the railroad track in a carriage six miles
from Goshen last night, were struck by
a passenger train and instantly killed.
The horee also was killed and the car
riage demolished.
Done Cp In a Dive.
Spokane Falls, W. T., March 26.—1t
is reported that a man named Howard,
from San Francisco, was killed in a
variety theater at Palouse City this morn
ing. Five arrests have been made.
Further details are lacking.
Succumbed to the Slngclns;.
San Francisco, March 26.—Mrs. Mary
Strausberger, who was so badly burned
last night while intoxicated, died early
this morning.
Advertising Riverside.
The Riverside Board of Trade seems
to be catching on to the spirit of the hour
in very excellent form. Tbe comment of
all thinking persons just now is that
South California was never in so great
need of being well advertised as right at
this moment. The Board of Trade of
the city amidst the orange groves ap
pears to be alive to this fact,
for a pamphlet has been issued
by its authority giving the bis
torv, products aud other attractions
of "that lovely place. The brochure is
profusely and beautifully illustrated and
is filled with interesting statistical mat
ter. It will do much good at the East.
Here is a matter in which Loa Angeles
is, in many respects, behind tbe smaller
cities of "the section in foresight and
public spirit. There is no denying
the fact that tbe business men of
the city do not fully appreciate
the importance of sending forth in at
tractive form tbe story of the attractions
of this city. It will not do for the me
tropolis of the semi-tropics to let the
brilliant light of her many beauties be
hidden under any cover of ignorance.
Let tbe attractions of the angelic city be
fully known if it is desired to double
her population in the next five years.
Judicious and persistent advertising will
do it.
EXECUTORS' SALE.
Valuable Farm
3263 ACRES
ON BR ANN AN ISLAND
BELONGING TO THE ESTATE OF THE
late DX. F. ZEILE, sitnated In Sacramento
county about one mile below and opposite the
town of Rio Vista, fronting about one mile ou
the Sacramento river aud extending along the
north bank of Seven-Mile slough nearly three
and a half miles, and Including valuable im
provements, snch as housea.ban a, warehouse,
etc., with some personal property. About 700
acres now under a lease which expires Decem
ber, IS9O.
—ALSO,—
1064 acres, more or less, situated on ANDROt-
ISLAND, at the junction on Georglena aloupt
and the Moquelumne river, with about two and
a half miles of navigable water frontage.
These landa are thoroughly reclaimed, con
venient to market, and are unsurpassed for
productiveness by any in the State.
To be sold subject to the approval of the Pro
bate Court
Bids will be received at the office of the ex
editors 137 Montgomery street, Ban Francisco,
wftere maps of the property may be seen and
such further information had as may be re
quired. O. LIVKRMORE,
w K. H. TAFT,
Executors.
San Francisco, February 25,1889. m2tf
FINANCII * 1..
WSMSE
We take pleasure in offering to the invesltae
public a limited number of the first mortgage,
6 per cent, coupoa bondaof the ... 3 .., ai
Lowe Gas and Electric Co.
[OF LOS ANGELES.
Funds to be used for the further extension of
the compsny'splant andstreet malnsto various,
parts of tbe city, Including several large sec
tions not now supplied with ga».
The past year's business of the company has
>hown its ability to surply tho public with »
very
Superior;. Quality of Gas forsooth
Llglit and Fuel
At inch ratca that all can use it, and at the
same time return satisfactory profits to the
hoi dors of its securities The fact that gas is
one of the prime necessities of the people
makes this business good even in dnll times
und hence the reason why investors generally
give preference to this class o" securities.
The London EconomUt, in a recent numbei
states that "after a long and careful invtstiga
tton as to the best paying and safest investments
presented during tho past sixty years, gas in
vc tmcnts have proved the most satisfactory.'
To remove all doubts as to the desirability ol
the investment, WE REFER TO NUMEROUS
HOLDERS OF THE SECURITIES AMONGST
THE BEST CITIZENS OF LOS ANGELEB, to
gether with a statement of tbe growth of the
company's business and Its prospects for the
future. Each purchaser of the present fssue ol
bonds WILL RECEIVE AS BONUS A LIBERAL
STOCK INTEREST IN THE COMPANY, which,
in time, Is likely to become more valuable than
the secured bonds themselves.
We shall be pleased to furnish all further In
formation that may be desired.
Los Angeles Safe Deposit and Trust C&.
J. H. BURKS, Secretary.
Northwest corner Temple an« New High sts.
Gas, Water and Street Railroads
Are the best paying institutions on the Pacific
Coast. They supply three of the prime neces
sities of the people, and. in gooo towns, never
fall to pay large dividends.
Three openings, in different cities, now exist
where parties with from $10,000 t0550,000
can make safe and exceedingly profitable in
vestments, with paying official positions, If de
sired.
For full particulars call on or address
C. F. CRONIN, Attorney,
Lanfranco Bnilding, room 40, No. 118 North
Main street, Los Angeles. mltf
TBE
SAN DIEGO COUNTY,
IS THE HOST
Remarkable and Magnificent
On the continent of America.
Tbe climate of the peninsula whereon
this gorgeous structure stands ,
is both
PrcseryatiYe _M_ RestoratiTe.
There is NO MDD and LKSS FOQB
than prevail back in the country. The
temperature during the winter is 8°
warmer at Coronado than that of the
most favored of the five world-renown -
ed Mediterranean resorts.
Rates , from $3 per day and np, accord
lng to room.
E. S. BABCOCK, Jr., Manager.
Maps showing floor plans, also rates,
can be ascertained and printed matter
to be had at the
HOTEL del CORONADO
Excursion and information
Agency,
Cor. Spring- and Franklin Sts.,
Near the Santa Fe Office,
LOS ANGELES : : CALIFORNIA.
Proposals for Privileges.
The Southern California Racing Club
will receive bida for the Restaurant, Bar
and Candy privileges during their Spring
Meeting, beginning April 8, 1889, ending
April 13th, making six days' racing.
Bids to be closed and awarded Monday
Bvening, April Ist, at 7:30, in the office
af the President, Dr. K. D. Wise.
Parties making bids for the above
privileges will please state character of
>ame on outside of their envelopes. Ad-
Iress as below.
H. T. RODMAN, Secy..
P. 0. Box 1,5971 ml 9 13t
Teachers' Institute.
The Lob Argeles County Teacherß' Institute
vill be held in Los Angeles,
Apkil Ist to stu, Inclusive.
The sections of the various sections will be
leld in the Assembly Room of Normal School
Julldlng, In Turnvetein Hall, and In Masonic
lall. No. 129 South Spring street, from 9
t'cloi k to 13, on April 2a, 3d and 4th,
The General Assembly will meet each day
roml:30to 4:30 r. M., iv Turuverein Bnn.
louth Spring street, between Second ar d Third.
All interested iv the work of the public school
.re cordially invited. m 25 fit
cEIFORMTAiS
NEAR
LOS -A2STGKELES!
THE Simi Land A Water Co., of Lob AngeSew
Cal ,have for Sale a large bodyof fine frtut.
arming and grazing lands, well watered, an<l
ocatcd in one of the most attractive and healU"*
'ui portions of Southern California. They offer
anas from 95 to WOO per acre ou very
•n»y terms to actual settlers, snd will make
special inducementa to Colonists. For Maps*.
Price Lists, and full information, address
B. w. POINAEXTER, Secretary,
10 West first St. on Angeles. Cal.
la 2 J.
THELAIHES
OF
LOS ANGELES AND VICINITY ARE
INVITED TO ATTEND A
Decorative Aft Ration
—AT the —
"DOMESTIC*
ROOMS, 207 8. SPRING B., Near Third.
OPENING THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 188»,
And Continuing About One Week.
Ladles interested in Artis'io Embroidery sort
ueedle wort cannot sfford to miss this rare o»
-norfmlty /or examining a isrge variety of Ait
s-eedlework, the handsomest ever showuon the
I'aeiilc Coaat, The exhibition is free. The Art
Dr aperies are not on sale. m2l lm
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