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WHERE IS BEHRMAN? Another Mystery That is Hard to Solve. PECULIAR CIRCUMSTANCES. A Vigilance Committee Said to Have Been Interested iv the Affair. There is a strong undertow of excite ment moving in that part of the city where the Washington street line of street cars ends, concerning the fate of one of the residents of that place, Lmi» Behrman by name. It is more than a year ago now since Behrman first made his appearance in Los Angeles in com pany with his wife. Tbe couple took up their residence at 319 Commercial street, snd Behrman, who is a barber by voca tion, at once set about obtaining em ployment in one of the shops rear by. He got it and being i good workman, secured steady employ ment, and he and his wife were to all appearances the happiest couple in the City of the Angels. About two months ■go, however, his marital partner went sway to San Francisco, and Behrman shortly afterwards removed his head quarters, both for residence and busi ness purposes, to tbe end cf the Wash ington-street car line. He rented a little redwood shanty on the corner of Beau mont avenue and Washington street, the front part of which he fitted up with his toneorial appliances, leas ing the rear part of the building to an old shoemaker named Ward and a colored couple known as the Tibbetts. If the voice of rumor be true, Behrman'b habits were very suspicious from the day of his settlement in the little colony which has sprung up in that part of the city. It is said that he was in tbe habit of in viting young girls of immature years into his premises, although no direct evidence of wrong-doing is forthcoming from sny quarter. The citizens said nothing, but they watched Behr man pretty closely and on Sunday three weeks ago an incident occurred which made their suspicions worse than ever. It is said that during the afternoon of that day Behrman enticed two Spanish girls into his place, one of whom is but 12 years of age and the other only 9. They remained in there, it is said, four or five hours, Behrman keeping the doors closed, and this matter being talked about during the course of the evening, action was finally decided on. A vigilance committee, it is said, was formed, but what occurred in the counsels of that select body is known only to those present. Behrman was in his shop as usual the next morn ing, and worked along that day and tbe next evidently unconscious that be was s marked man. On Tuesday evening, telling the shoemaker, Mr. Ward, who occupied the building with him, that he was going down town, he put on his hat and strolled out. It is now over three weeks since he took his departure in the manner described, and he has not been home since. It seems very improbable that at the time he left the house he had made up his mind to return to it no more, for he did not even take with him s change of clothes nor any of those little treasured knick-knacks which every man accumulates during the course of his life. What became of him ? is the question now agitating the minds of those directly associated with him. All kinds of sup positions are, of course, brought forward, bnt running at the bottom of all, and ever and anon showing itself in little ripples, flows the idea that the members of the vigilance committee could solve the mystery, if they so desired Many think that, seeing their opportunity when Behrman left his house after night fall, they, by a preconceived plan, seized and gagged him and carried him away to the hills, which form the western binndary of the city. Once there, "a short bhrift aud a long rooe," or, perhaps, the quicker medium of a bullet formed the crowning scene to the tragedy of the night. If, however, such a thing has been done, it has been only after the most conclusive evidence having been obtained against Behrman. It has hard to ferret out any particulars from the residents at the scene of the mystery. They will not openly admit that a vigilance committee had been formed, but they acknowledged that ar rangements had been made to ran Behrmann out of that part of the town. Whether the individual in ques tion will yet turn up and thus satisfactor ily clear up the affair, is a matter for time to solve, but wiseacres who live ■round the Washington street stables district will shake their heads mysteri ously whenever the subject is brought tinder discussion. THE EXCURSIONISTS. A Inniet Party — Latest Note* In Tourtat Circle*. The Sunset tourist party referred to in these columns a few days ago has arrived safely in town. The excursionists came in charge of Dr. W. B. May and express themselves well satisfied with the treat ment received en route. The names of the visitors are as follows: B. F. Allison and wife, of Apoplea; Mioß Carrie M Black, of Philadelphia; G W Briggs, of Bangor, Me; Gua Brown, New Orleans; Mrs M A Bucknell. Boe ton; M Campbell, YazooCity; C R Car ter, Philadelphia; Mrs Ada Covilla, Gardner, Me; B Dillman, E Dußoise, Philadelphia; E W Elliott, Boston; W M Fanning and wife, Areola. Ind; J L Faulkner, of Tanawanda, N V.; H J Fletcher, ot Liverpool; James Eagan, of Philadelphia; Martha A Garrison, of Philadelphia; Mrs Maggie Gildea, Cin cinnati; Nelson Gnerin, Rosa Guerin, Leicester, Mass; Julia S Haskins, Phila delphia; Mrs. J Higgins, Miss Ida Hig gins, Cambridgeport, Mass; Mrs Annie Hill, Miss Hill, New York; H L Hill, Albany, Lewis Hotnan,Cleveland, Ohio; John Kelly of Groton, Conn; D H Kennard of Baltimore; E C Kim ball, of Boston ; B C Ludlow and M Lud low, of New Orleans; Donald McDonald, of Cape Breton; Mrs James McDonald, of Quincy, Mass; Patrick McDonald, Mrs P McDonald, Ed J McKenna, of Philadelphia; G A Miles, of Philadelphia; F Moult, of Philadelphia: H. Mogge, of New York, G M Morley, of Boston; Dr J 8 Parson, of Baltimore; F Phil brook and wife, of Rockland, Me; D C Remsberg Mrs H Steppler, of New Orleans; MrsM H Townsend, of Philadelphia; Mrs F Shephard, of Boston; William Fmith and wife, Miss Smith, of Lowell, Mass; W Stevens and wife. Miss Stevens, of Kew York; Chris Thompson, of Phila delphia; Miss Estello Whittesrier, of Bangor, Mer C L Wilkie, of Boston; Barbara Winter, of Philadelphia. THROUGH CABS TO BOSTON. When on Monday the Southern Pacific LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 29, 1889. officials announced that in future, in con nection with its excursion parties, through cars would be run without change from Los Angeles to Cincinnati, it was generally understood in railroad circles that the* other lines would meet such a strong competitive announcement; and, as was expected, the first notifica tion of .the acceptance of the challenge come in the shape of a dispatch to Mr. Jay W. Adams from the headquarters of the Chicago and Alton at Chicago. It announces that it will run through cars to this city from Boston every week, both east and west-bound. The first party will leave Boston on the 2d of April, and the others wi'l follow in regu lar order. They will be under the man agement ol Messrs. Walters & Phillips. It is not yet officially announced, but it is pretty well understood that the Santa Fe will at once make a similar arrange ment so as to place itself on an equal footing with the other lines. NOTES. Mr. I. A. Whitcomb, of the excursion firm of Raymond & Whitcomb, left on last night's train for San Francisco. The last Burlington free berth excur sion left last night and was one of the finest and best arranged parties that Mr. J. B. Quigley has ever recruited in this section. A good many Los Angelenos are talk ing of attending the Paris Exposition. The lowest first-class fare for the round trip is $224.50. The exposition will open on May sth and close on October 31st. From now on, all excursionists will be charged a fee of $2 for berths from Los Angeles East. Two persons can, how ever, occupy the same berth and thus divide up the extra charge between them. Next spring an excursion will leave California for the Holy l.and under the charge of Cook's agency. The fare from Los Angeles for the round trip will be from $525 to $750 according to tho time occupied. There promises to be a large attend ance at the excursion which the Santa Fe runs to-morrow from Los Angeles to Riverside and around the circle. It is being organized for the especial benefit of school teachers and pupils, but the general public is invited to participate. The fare is fixed at the nominal inclu sive charge of $2. THE REDONDO HOTEL. The Contracts Let and Work on It Commenced. The contracts for the erection of the Redondo Beach Hotel have been let to Mr. H. L. Wyatt, of this city, and work will be commenced on it at once. In fact, a force of men nave already been set to work fixing up the excavation. The plans have been considerably modi fied, tbe idea of a court having been abandoned, but the structure will still be a very imposing one, as it is to contain about 150 rooms. It is to be built of timber and the contracts call for $52,000 worth of lumber and other material. The site will be the same as that adopted last year, but the excavation that has been made there will have to be considerably rilled in owing to the change of plans. Work will be now pushed steadily until the structure is completed, and it will doubtless be ready for the reception of guests by the open ing of the next fall season. The lumber for it is to be supplied by the Willamette Steam Mills Company, of Portland, Ore., and this city, as the orders that that firm have previously filled in this section have on every occasion given the utmost satis faction. Ihe New f asadena Koad. The Cole Railroad from this city to Pasadena, regarding which full mention has from time to time been made in these columns, is beginning to spring into ac tivity again. According to an arrange ment which has been reached during the past few days, articles of incorporation for it under the new name of the Los An geles, Pasadena and Glendale Road were yesterday filed. The capital stock is placed at $200,000, all of which has been subscribed as follows: John Cross, $70,000; Albert Cross, $5,000; G. W. Morgan, $25,000; Nathan Cole, Jr., $25,000; R.C. Kerens, $55,000; B. F. Hobart, $45,000. According to the articles the road is to run from the city limits of Los Angeles to within the city limits of Pasadena, with branches to Glendale and thence to Verdugo Park. The Argyle Social. Miss Helen Mar Bennet, at the special request of one of the guests at the Hotel Argyle, has kin dly consented to give a recitation at their social this evening (March 29). Little Ethel Irene Stewart will also give several recitations and selections on the piano. This little lady of eight summers has already earned the reputation, both in Los Angeles and San Francisco, of being a musical prodigy, and since her advent into Los Angeles under the able management and training of her teacher, Miss Helen Mar Bennet, has earned the title also of a prodigy in elocution. The use ol Angostura Bitters excites the ap petite and keeps tbe digestive organs in order. Dr. J O. B. Siegeit & Sons, sole manufacturers. At all druggists. Answer This Question. Why do so many people we see around ub seem to prefer to suffer and be made miser able by Indigestion, Constipation, Dizziness, Loss of Appetite, Coming Up of tbe Food, Yel low Bkin, when for 75 cents we will sell them Shiloh's System Vitalizer, guaranteed to cure them. Bold by C, F. Belnzeman. If You Are Not Rich Yon may yet be lucky and every man la in luck who get* one of these great bargains now dif fered: $25 black dress BUlts for $15, $18 sack snits for $10. $5 bin I flannel pants for $2.50 at E. Adams, the one price clothier, 15 8. Spring street. Grand Opening Day Of Spring Millinery at Miss J. A. William's, No 21 North Main street. l'lease call an inspect goods. All are cordially invited to the open ing, March 2Stb, 29th and 30th. Gas Fixtures! Gas Fixtures! The largest stock of gas fixtures in the city; the meet beautiful pa'terus at S. M. Perry's, No. 30 South Main street. Christopher's Toast Foundry, No. 12 North Spring street, la the cheapest and best place to eat In the city. Everything neat and clean. Theo. Rapp, Wood Engraver, No. 10 Court street, room 9. Satisfaction guaranteed. Reasonable prices. Just What You Want. Gas stoves, for heating and cooking, at 8. M Ferry's 30 South Main street. Ten Varieties of Fresh Fish Dally at Catalina Island. Herbert C. Paris, State Manager, Capital Acci dent Company: I acknowledge receipt oi my claim against your company for weekly benefits while dis abled, and thank you for prompt settlement. Adolph Fritz, Lob Angeles. Wsste not, want not, is a good motto. Don t pay 10 cents for a cigar, when yru can get a Grand Republic Clgarro for 5 cents. A beautiful steamship, the Hermosa, now running to Catalina. TENTS at Foyi harness Shop, 217LosAngeles street. Hsmony king of herbs. 143 B. First street. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria^ MISCELLANEOUS. Maison de Paris. GRAND SPRING OPENING Monday, Tuesday.Wednesday, ■ VHt H 18, 1!), 20. THE Largest Most Elegant Display EVER EXHIBITED IN THE CITY. Also, good taste in our cheap goods, at the most reasonable price. MIME. DELER, 22 W. FIRST ST., Third Door from Spring Street, m1512m LO3 ANGELES, CAL. New Millinery House, 144 S. Spring St. Between Second and Third. "The Surprise," NEW GOODS, LATEST STYLEB and FINEST WORKMANSHIP. The people "Wonder" why the SURPRISE has become so '•Famous." Because we sell cheaper 'han any other house in the United States. We buy direct from the Manufacturers and Importers. We Manufacture Flowers, Hats and Feathers, Hair Coods We constantly em p'oy a buyer in New York. Our Grand Open ing. April Ist, will eclipse anything ever seen in this city. For fac.s and proofs we quote the following prices: 20 doz. bunches Ostrich Tips (3 featherß in bnuch), all colors, per bunch, 25c. 20 doz. bunches Ostrich Tips (3 feathers in bunch), all colore, per bunch, 50c ■jo doz bunches Ostrich tips (3 feathers iv bunch), extra quality, per bunch, SI. 10 doz. Milan Hats, each, 50c. 10 doz. Milan Hats, each, 75c. 10 doz. Trimmed Children's Hate, each, 25c. 20 doz Sundown Children's Hate, each, 25c. 25 Bnnches Flowers, 10c, 25c, and 50c 300 Pieces Ribbon, all Silk, two and four in. wide, per yard, 25c. 500 yards Silk Velvet, per yard, 75c. Artistic trimmers employed to please the most fastidious. '•THE SURPRISE," 141 S. Spring St. A. J. RIETHMULLER. Prop., fjm24 lm Founder of the "Famous." OPENING AT THE WONDER Flower, Feather AND MILLINERY STORE, 70 S. MAIN ST. Fine French Patterns, Hats and Bonnets. Immense stock of FINE RIBBONS at prices never before offered. Tbe largest stock of FLOWERS everdisplayed in the city. A good assortment at 25c. Good SUN HATS, 25c. Children's TRIMMED HATS, 25c. HATS PRESSED AND DYED, 50c. BUCKRAM FRAMES, 10c. LACE AND MOURNING GOODS A SPE CIALTY. m 6 lm ~ldpenTng —OF— Spring and Summer Millinery —AT— "THE FAMOUS," 123 S. Spring St., ON TUESDAY. APRIL 2d, and WEDNESDAY, APRIL lid, and throughout the week. Quick sales and small profits is our motto. New York pressing busiuess in connection with "The Famous." Wholesale departments and country milliners will take notice. m2B lm Grand Spring Opening —AT — MME. D. GOTTHELF'S Millinery Establishment, MARCH 25th, 20th and 27th. No. 25 SOUTH SPRING ST., LOB ANGELES. HATS Imported direct by the Madame's own selec tion. The ladles of this city and vicinity arc respectfully invited to attend. m 24 lm WT GUARANTEED TO OUTWEAH \\ ■ ANY CUSTOM-MADE CORSET I ■ SCHWEITZER Sc. CO., 29 and3l I I Battery Stj San Francisco, SOLE AGTS. J P. ROZA Is Now Driving Back No. 29. IF YOU WAKT A CARRIAGE, CALL UP Telephone 282 During the Day. Telephone 693 During the Night, And you will receive prompt attention. m2B lm* Tbe on i > Reliable Optical Institute, 131-133 8. Spring St., L. A. Theater Bldg. THE LOS ANGELES OPTICAL INSTITUTE, N. STRASSBURGER, SCIENTIFIC OPTICIAN. Testingof eyes free. Grinding of lenses toorder a specialty. No peddlers employed. I use my own name only. Absolute perfect fitting guar anteed where glasses are required, ml 4 12m REAL ESTATE. RAMONA 1 The Gem of the San Gabriel Valley. Only Three Miles from City Limits of Lot Angeles. Property of San tiabrlcl Wine Co.. Original Owners. LOCATED AT SHORB'B STATION, On line of 8. P. R. R. and San Gabriel Valley Rapid Transit R. R., From 10 to 15 minntes to the Plaza, Los Ah' geles City. CHEAPEST SUBURBAN TOWN LOTS, VILLA BITES, ok ACREAGE PROPERTY IWlltl TERMS. PURKST SPUING- "WATKK Inexhaustible quantities guaranteed. Apply at Office of BAN GABRIEL WINE CO., Ramona, Los Angeles county, Cal. Or to J. M. TIERNAN. Ramona. m7ti SPECIALS BISTERS OF CHARITY TRACT—G lots, 50x105 each, for $4000 FLOWER ST., between Ninth and Tenth Bts., 50x155 to alley; per ft 00 FIRST ST.. BOYLE HEIGHTS, bet. Chi cago and Bt Louis sts , west of new oable engiue-house, per ft 80 HOPE ST., Cameron tract-50x150 to alley 2200 ELLIS AYE., sonth side — 45x150 to alley 1350 BLIS4 TRACT, Bear New WolfskiU Depot-Per ft 30 BURLINGTON AVE.,Bonnie Brae tract — 50x150 to alley 1500 For these and many more see POMEROY &> OATES. 18 COURT STREET. Largest and newest list In the city. MANTER & WILSON, OF DELANO, KERN CO., CAL., —HAVE SEVERAL THOUSAND ACREB —or— First-Class Alfalfa Land WITHIN THE ARTESIAN BELT. IN KERN AND TULARE COUNTIES. FOR SALE AT VERY LOW PRICES. Come and see, and yon will not go away with out purchasing. d 22 3m* FOR SALE, BT THE STEARNS RANOHOS CO., RAKCHOB LAB BOLBAS, LA BOLBA CHICA, BAN JUAN CAJON DE SANTA ANA LA HABRA and LOS COYOTES, 83,000 'errs in tho beat part of Santa Ana Valley, adapted to oranges, vineyard, alfalfa, graziug and general farming purposes. To be sold in quantities tostiit.on easy terms South ern Pacific and Santa Fe Railroads through the tract. Artesian water. Norwalk, Fullertou, Anaheim, Westminster, and other towns are situated in the6e ranches. For full information address R. J. NORTHAM, Sole Agent, Baksr Block, Los Angeles, or at Anaheim. miil tn,V.iri lm WOOD AND COAL,. WHOLESALE. COAL. RETAIL. South Field Wellington Coal, The Beet Domestic and Steam Coal brought to this market. Call and get our prices. HANCOCK BANNING, Coal Dealer. OFFICE TEL., NO. 30. OFFICE. 118 NORTH MAIN ST., ROOM 24, NEW LANFRANCO BUILDING. YARD TEL., NO. 1047. YARD, OPPOSITE S. P. FREIGHT DEPOT, SAN FERNANDO ST. m 8 lm COAL. rijALIOAL NOTICE. Now is the time to lay in your supply of Coal. The Hhlp "Hilma" now discharging 1500 '•'ONS English Coke and Welch "Anthracite Coal at Port of San Pedro for LOS ANGELES GAS COMPANY, Office, 295 North main Street, t LOS 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. .SI 1 .OO in Sacks 11S.OO Single Seeks, Delivered 76 " " at Yard OO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Coal and Wood Co., OFFICE: COR. SECOND AND SPRING BTB., Uryton-Bouebrake Building (basement). Tklephonb 315. CARLOAD LOTB A SPECIALTY. d2O 12m HOMES. Finest Quality of Fruit Lands. NKAB LOB AHGfiLES, AT REASONABLE PRICES AND ON LIBER AL TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS. Eight tbonsand acres now subdivided (17,000 acres in all) in San Fernando Valley, from 8 to 12 miles from tbe Plaza, 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 soil, easily cultivated; a healthy and delightful climate; excellent schools and churches; two railrosds. With Los Angeles markets for everything raised on the farm, these lands offer Inducements to settlers that cannot be duplicated. Also, a Stock Range ot 1,250 acres, only four miles from city limits, at a very low figure. Can be subdivided into two or three ranges. For maps, prloei and terms apply to PROVIDENCIA LAND WATER AND DEVEL OPMENT COMPANY, Rooms 8 aula, Bryson & Bonebrake Block Jail 3m REDONDO BEACH. 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 way cars. It will be connected with Los Angeles and the general system by TWO LINES OF RAILWAY. A first-class train service will be provided, and CONVENIENT TRAINS Will be run during the daytime, thus making REDONDO the SEASIDE SUBURB OF LOS ANGELES. It will also have the Finest Hotel 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 CHATAUQUA ASSEMBLY, And has a greater variety of attractions for the tourist and health-seeker than can elsewhere be found on the shores of the Pacific. 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 o£ sale, inquire of REDONDO BEACH COMPANY, Couit and Main Streets, Los Angeles, Cal. INGLE WOOD 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 derived from ' Flowino: 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 seaside. jj Eucalyptus Avenue 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. ADDRESS— Ccntinela-lDglewood Land Company, COURT AND MAIN STREETS. : LOS ANGELES, CAL.