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An Order Which Hurts the
Excursion Men.
Arrival of Another Sunset Excur
sion — List of the
The Southern Pacific Company, it is
said, always discouraged the excursion
business, inasmuch that it means having
to haul back at intervals long trains ol
empty cars at a big expense to the trans
portation department. When Pullman
secured control of the tourist cars on the
coast, it was thought that the excursion
men would drop out of the ring, but in
stead of doing so they set to work plan
ning a way out of the difficulty and,
finally, as they thought, found it. Their
plan was to charter cars from Pullman
and then relet them to the tourists,
charging, of course, the sleeping-berth
dues, though even these, up to the first of
the present month, were not upl.eld on
account of the competition among the
railroads. But an order just issued by
General Passenger Agent Goodman, of
the Sonthern Pacific, and received in this
city yesterday, gives them another
knock-out. The S. P. official instructs
his enrployes here that they are not to
engage berths for second-class tourists
until the car attached to the overland is
first filled, and even then no Pullman
second-class car cm be chartered for
lees than twenty passengers. The out
come of this will be readily apparent.
An excursion manager will not. now be
able to reserve any berths for his patrons
until about 3" o'clock on the day
the excursion leaves the city, for
until that hour it is not known
how many vacant berths there are in the
through car. These will have first to be
let cut, and if the agent fails to get
twenty or more people together he will be
unable to send his patrons out. Then,
again, it is impossible to promise through
berths to Boston, Cincinnati, and the
other points, as was advertised during
the past few days, as those who will have
to occupy the through car will have to
change at its terminal point.
There seems little doubt, therefore,
that the excursion second-class business
will go to the wall altogether, and travel
will have to ran in the regular daily
channels. The conveniences of this to
the railway companies are easily
seen. Under the present system
the tourist cars run nearly
empty for two or three nights, and then
comes an excursion and four or five cars
loaded to the muzzle have to be hauled,
and on arriving at the other end accu
mulate and have to be sent back as
empty specials. As far as the traveling
public is concerned the losing of the ex
cursion agents means having no man
ager in personal charge of them during
the trip across the continent. Southern
California will lose by the new deal for,
as has before been pointed out in the
Herald, the excursion manipulators did
an enormous amount of advertising for
this section back East which the rail
road companies will certainly not main
tain. The Santa Fe men were glad to
hear of the new order for they have been
badily handicapped of late, as theirs is
the only one over which no second
class excursions have been run since the
first of the year.
The following dispatch, just received
by the different railroad agents here, ex
plains for itself another change which
has occurred:
"Commencing April 10th, tourist-car
berth rates from Los Angeles to Omaha
or Kansas City will be $2 every day."
Up to to-day, the date of this notice,
the charge to the points named has been
$3, and the reduction is explained as fol
lows: Pullman has not yet obtained
control of the Denver and Kio Grande,
and the lines operating in connection
with that road have therefore been trans
ferring their passengers to it at Ogden,
to which point the Pullman fare was $2,
and thus got their patrons to the Mis
souri River for the $2 rate. To meet
this, the other roads have therefore
made a new arrangement with Pullman,
and $2 all around is now the order of the
The Santa Fe officials did not get the
notification the same time the other rail
roads did, but the moment they heard
it they declared a like reduction, and a
placard was soon prominently displayed
in the offices of the company in the Phil
lips' Block, reading, "$2 berths to Kansas
Another Sunset excursion pulled into
the city in the small hours yesterday
morning. The travelers came trom Bos
tson via New Orleans and report a pleas
ant journey. Their names are as follows:
J. 8. Bags, of Washington, D. C.; L.
Buck, C. H. Buck, A. C. Buck, Philadel-
Jhia; Joseph Bower, New Haven. Conn.;
.R. Batshelder, Boston; H. S. Bart
lett, Pittsfield, Mass.; R. Bartholomew
and wife, S. Hoger, Delaware, 0.; L.
Dahl. Baltimore; W. P. Fully, Boston;
N. H. Goff, Washington, D. C.; R.
Hane, New York; Sarah Howard, Syra
cuse; Miss L. J. Leman, Boston;
Dei is Lucy, Washington, D. C.; E.
Miller. Meriden; M. Samuel,Uniontown,
Pa; Ed McGowan, Washington, D C;
Bonn Parkerson, Norwich, Conn ; Geo E
Plaine, Toledo, O; Miss A Rochester,
Cumberland, Mo; C Ramble, Philadel
phia; John Kelly, Birmingham, Conn;
John Smith, Sr, Boston H F Smith,
John Smith Jr, New York; H N Lee p.
Toledo: S V Taylor, Baltimore; W
Thomley, New York; H Teele, Boston;
A 8 Welsh, Broadway, New York; V
Wade, Boston.
.Evidence Being Offered by the Pros
The case of Arthur Weyerman, charg
with the murder of his brother Ben in
August last, is occupying the time of
Judge McKinley and a jury in Depart
ment No. 6of the Superior Court. The
prosecution is presenting its case, and
Dr. Choate, formerly Police Surgeon,
was placad on the stand yesterday after
noon. He testified that he had been
called on to attend Ben on the morning
on which he was shot. He found that
he had been shot through the body with
a 32-caliber revolver. While be was
dressing the wound he questioned Ben
as to who shot him, but Arthur told Ben
to keep quiet, and finally implored him
to keep quiet for the sake of his mother.
Detective McCarthy was the next «it
mh. He related the incidents attend
ing the taking of the first dying state
ment. Deceased had sent for him, and
had dictated the statement which was
published at the time by the Herald.
Detective McCarthy told of his subse
quent interview with Arthur in the City
Prison. The case will probably last
several days.
Santa Fe Overlands Meet with Dis
aster an the A. A: P.
The statement in yesterday's Herald
of a reported wreck on the Santa Fe sys
tem at Peach Springs, A. T., was corrob
orated on the arrival of the train in this
city yesterday morning. It appears that
the eaetbound train which left the First
street depot here on Sunday afternoon
was steaming under the influence of a
double-header up the big 110-mile grade
which leads into Peach Springs, while
from the other direction the west
bound passenger, unconscious that
the other train was in its way,
came dashing along toward Los Angeles.
As the two trains sped on to a big curve
over an eighty foot embankment, the
engineers came in sight of each other,
and seeing that there was no possible
way of averting the collision, did all in
their power by whistling for brakes, put
ting 03 the air, and reversing their en
gines. Then they jumped, their firemen
doing likewise, one of them in bisexcits
ment leaping from the wrong side and
falling down the embankment.
The two trains came together with a
terrible crash, and the engines were
literallylifted from the track and thrown
into the stream below, where they
landed a mass of debris. The
baggage and mail-cars in both
instances followed the engines, but
by a dispensation of providence the pas
senger roaches were left on the track,
or rather on the right-of-way. The dam
age to life and limb was rather small
considering the circumstances of the ac
cident, the only man killed outright be
ing an unfortunate who was stealing a
ride on the blind end of the baggage car.
He saw that the collison was coming and
attempted to jump, but was too late, and
was caught between the baggage car and
tender and crushed into a bleeding mass.
The engineer who jumped over the em
bankment had escaped with his life, but
one of his ears was torn completely from
his head, his face and body were badly
bruised, and it is believed he also sus
tained severe internal injuries. The
baggage-men, mailmen and other train
men escaped with bruises and scratches,
and the passengers got nothing worse
than a scare and shaking-up. It took
nearly twenty-four hours to clear the
track, so the train was abandoned and
the passengers held over to be brought
in on the next overland.
Strange to say, the train they waited
for, and which duly came along on time,
had also been wrecked. The scene of
this second disaster was the half-mile
tunnel through the Raton Pass, on tbc
New Mexico and Arizona line. There is
a register station called Morley on the
east side of the tunnel, and it is a stand
ine railroad order that no freight train
must follow on the track of a paßEenger
within a twenty - minute limit.
A double - header freight train
came along, however, a few
minutes after the passenger had passed,
aid evidently did not wait for the time
limit, for in the tunnel it came up with
the passenger, and ran into it with great
force. The bead engine of the freight
crushed completely through the rear
platform of the Pullman, and the head
light appeared in the sleeper, completely
wrecking the coach. But for the fact
that both trains were moving in the
same direction, the collision would have
been one of the worst on record, for
it was in the heart of the tunnel,
nd the passenger train was well filled
with travelers. As it* was, no one was
badly hurt for the inmates of the wrecked
coach went as fast as they knew how into
the cars ahead. The train was delayed
over one and a half hours in the tunnel,
during which time the travelers suffered
considerably from the fumes of the coal
gas as three engines were sending forth
their fumes of poison into the thickened
air. The explanation given by the en
gineer of the freight train was that he
did not know the passenger was so close
ahead, and he said that the
tunnel was so full of smoke that he could
not see the rear-lights. It is considered
a good joke in railroad circles that a
freight should overtake a passenger
train, and it is suggested that mail and
other articles which are to be forwarded
in a hurry be in future sent in box cars.
lis I.<><';iil«ii Will Be Decided Upon
Friday Night.
The Commissioners appointed to select
a site for the Reform School have been
busy for the past several days in visiting
the various sites offered for this
purpose, and to-day will finish
their labors. They will then go
to San Francisco, where on Friday
night they will hold a meeting and de
cide as to which proposition they will ac
cept. They state that in all about
twenty propositions have been made,
many of which are very good. They
have carefully gone over the ground,
and have considered all the advantages
offered by each proposal. There will be
$200,000 to expend on the purchase of
tbc grounds and building, and the Com
missioners state that they expect and in
tend to have the buildings completed in
eighteen months. As soon as the loca
tion is decided upon some five or ten
thousand trees of all kinds will be set
out. These will include shade and fruit
trees, and before these are all in the
ground plans for the buildings will lie
ready for the contractors to bid upon.
The Commissioners hold office for four
years, and they desire to have the insti
tution in perfect shape before their term
A Team Bun Into on lan Pedro
Another individual who misjudged the
amount of ground a moving train can
cover in a small space of time, got the
worst of it on the crossing of Shaw and
San Pedro streets on Sunday night. His
name is Jose Moreno, and he was driving
a double team at right angles to the track
as a train came gliding along. Moreno
saw that the cars were moving slowly, on
account of the city ordinance, and he
thought he could get over in time, so he
whipped up his team and made the at
It was a disastrous failure, however,
for the engine arrived a little sooner
than be expected, and struck the hind
end of his wagon, breaking two wheels
and the coupling pole and seat, and
throwing Moreno heavily to the ground.
The unlucky driver did not get off scot
free by any means, for his left wrist was
hurt badly, and he also sustained in
| juries to his hip.
Mothers give Angostura Bitten lo thalr ohll
dren to atop colic and looseness of the bowela.
l>r. J. Q. B. Siegert & Bona, sole manufacturers.
At all druggists.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoriai
A Singular Accident Which Bi lei
an Italian.
A singular accident happened yester-
day afternoon on Aliso street. A China
man named Charlie Vine, driving in a
light wagon bearing a laundry sign and
an empty clothes basket, stopped his
horse suddenly to talk to another of his
countrymen, whom he saw on the side
walk. An Italian peddler, carrying a
basket of fruit on his shoulders, ttirted
to cross the street just before the laun
dry wagon came along. The Italian
peddler waited until he thought the
wagon had passed him, the fact that it
had stopped being unobservable by him
on account of the basket. Then he
started forward and came in collision
with the end of the wagon. He fell
backward on the street, hi« basket of
fruit, going into the Chinaman's wagon.
He was stunned and his right arm
broken, and was picked up
by some of his countrymen and taken
to his home and during the excitement
his basket of fruit was lost sight of, and
the Chinaman, whipping up his horse,
carried it off with him.
l et Deity Alone.
Editors Herald —The article of Defty
in the Times has given me a hearty
laugh, but I think that for the future
the correspondent had better leave
Defty alone. He has not attempted to
controvert any of his statements, and it
seems to me that when a man of scien
tific attainments troubles himself to
write for the enlightenment of the gen
eral body of newspaper readers, his arti
cles should not be criticised by a man
who evidently is ignorant, of the subject
he makes fun of. Observer.
Tin "City ol Jerusalem" I Exhibi
tion Strongly Endorsed.
Department Public Instruction, )
San Diego, Cal., March 26, 1889.)
To whom it may concern :
The bearer, Professor 11. Cooke, has
exhibited the beautiful miniature "City
of Jerusalem" in this place for twojweeks
and has extended many generous courte
sies to our schools. In consideration of
which, the Board of Public Instruction,
in regular session, passed a resolution of
thanks to Professor Cooke for the same,
and cheerfully recommend him and
bis work to the favorable consideration
of school officials throughout the State.
George N. Hitchcock,
Superintendent City Schools.
The above-named exhibition opened in
this city, at the corner of Second and
Main streets, last night, and was greeted
by a crowd of delighted visitors. They
remain all week, and the exhibition
is the best ever seen in this country.
Admission, only 15c. Open daily from
2 t } 10 p. m.
Routzahn & Gilkey,
The Merchant Tailors, No. 117 South
Spring street, near Hollenbeck Hotel,
are showing some elegant suitings in
spring and summer goods. The firm
have a first-class reputation in this city
as merchant tailors. They have lately
reduced their prices to suit the times,
and if a man wants a good suit of clothes
to look stylish and to fit well, it will be
to his interest to call upon them.
Auction Sale.
To-day, Wednesday April 10th, at 10
and 2 o'clock, Beeson & Rhoades will
sell at No. 119 and 121 West Second
street, elegant furniture, parlor goods
and carpets, both new and second-hand.
Ben. O. Rhoades, auctioneer.
Pursuant to a resolution adopted by
the Weßt End Board ot Trade, at its last
regular meeting, the property owners on
Temple street are requested to meet with
the Board at their rooms on the corner
of Temple and Metcalf streets to-night,
at 7:30 o'clock, to diecnss the advisa
bility of petitioning the City Counoil to
have Temple street paved.
C. A. Luckknbach, Secy.
The regular election of officers of the
West End Board of Trade will be held
at their rooms this evening, at 7:30
o'clock. A full attendance is requested.
C. A. Ltjckenbach, Secy.
Drs. Kurtz, Worthington & Thiele
have removed to the old office, 266 North
Main street, opposite Baker block.
Blessing of Sleep.
DR. FLINT'S REMEDY, for ih» man or
woman who finds himself or herself unable to
sleep nights, is an invaluable medicine, which
will not only procure the blepsing of sleep, but
will prevent a general breaking down of the
system. Descriptive treatise with each bottle;
or, address Mack Drug Co., N. Y.
Gordan Bros., 22 S. Spring St.
ArtisHo tailoring. The fines', assortment of
suitings in the city.
Catalina Island Headquarters
No. 109 N. Main street.
The Best Hair Preparation
Is Laux's yuinine Hair Tonic. 208 N. Main.
St. Louis Lead, Eastern Oil
And painters' •applies, at P. H. Mathews'.
Bathing at Catalina
Unequalled. Go at once.
Ilerbert C. Parks, Slate Manager, Capital Acci
dent Company:
I acknowledge receipt of my claim against
your company for weekly benefits while dis
abled, and tha k you for prompt settlement.
Adolpii Fritz
ixfß Angeles.
9 10 CLUB watch sold tor $ 1 perweek in in.
stallment*. at Holllniisworth's, 30 8. Spring st-
Have your watches and jewelry repaired at
S. Conradi, No. 21 North Spring street
TENTS at Foy's names! Shop, 217LosAngelei
Hiemony king of herbs. 143 E. First street
St, San Francisco, SOLE AOTB. J
/gax GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1878.
Warranted ahsohi telypn re
Oil lias boon removed. It has more
Wm T « |Xv% //,fin lf,ree f * mes th* strength of
JV [ I Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrow-
IB I I U root or Hugar, and Is tlicrefbre far
111 [| \mi more economical, rotting letsthan
Mm !,,' ffl lluL one nrnf a cup. It is delicious,
fl 1 I |H nnt,r * sn ' n ff* strengthening, easily
ufj I vI II digested, and admirably adapted
Wml 1 12 In lv ° r lnVft "^ B 88 WC " ** P* r,ona
Sold by Grocers ewywhere.
W. BAKER & CO., Dorcbester, Mass. ,
MalsolTde Paris.
Monday, Tuesday.Wednesday,
ITIAKCH IS, ie, 20.
Largest Most Elegant Display
Also, good taste in our cheap goods, at
the most reasonable price.
22 W. FIRST ST.,
Third Door Irom Spring Street,
, mls 12m LOS ANGELES, CAL.
I Hta. sprl- . at., bet. Second and Third.
For fac's and proofs we quote the following
I 20 doz. bunches Ostrich Tips (3 feathers in
| bunch), all colors, per bunch, 25c
■ 20 doz. bunches Ostrich Tip. (3 feathers in
1 bunch), all colors, per bunch. 50c.
r 10 doz. Milan Hats, each, 50c.
. 10 doz. Milan Hats, each, 75c
10 doz. Trimmed Children's Hats, each, 25c.
20 doz. Sundown Children's Hats, each, 25c.
I 25 Bunches Flowers, 10c, 25c, and 500.
m 24 lm A. J. RIETHMULLER, Prop.
1 —OF—
; Spring and Summer Millinery
' —AT—
123 8. Spring St.,
APRIL 3d, and throughout the week. Quick
I sales and small profits is our motto. New
York pressing business in connection with
1 "The Famous."
1 Wholesale departments and country milliners
( will take notice. m2B lm
Grand Spring Opening
Millinery Establishment,
MARCH 25th, 2Gtb and 27th.
i Imported direct by the Madame's own selec
tion. The ladles of this city and vicinity are
respectfully invited to attend. m 24 lm
The Only Reliable Optical Institute,
131-133 S. Spring St., L. A. Theater Bldg.
Testing of eyes free. Grinding of lenses to order
a specialty. No pt'ddlers employed. I use my
own name only. Absolute porfect fitting guar
anteed where glasses are required. ml 4 12m
lU4KSHUTZ, The Optician,
m 3 12m _Manager.
Old Gold and Silver Bought
Jewelry manufactured to Order
1% Commercial St. (Upstairs).
Meerschaum Pipes aud Cigar Holders neatly
repaired and mdnnted. mis lm
Pioneer White Lead
26 NORTH MAIN ST. m2ltf
Shorthand x \ rv»
' !
< i f N v Telegraphy
Day and Evening Sessions. Best Methods.
Skillful Teachers. Lowest Rates. Situations
Room 1, No 24 W. First Street
Los Angeles Woolen Mills
Are now running and prepared to furnish
WOOLEN BATS for comforters and top mat
tresses. Alio to wash and finish in first-elate
style all kinds of blankets.
Mills on Pearl atreet, near Fifth street
m2O 2m
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
A first-class train service will be provided, and
Will be run during the daytime, thus making REDONDO the
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
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
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 of sale, inquire of
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
' derived from
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 seaside.
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
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-Inglewood Land Company,

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