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THE LEVINE CASE. CTMeaee Keftr4laf «»e Unite* Stair* Hotel rire. The trial of Robert Levine, who is charged with having set 9re to his saloon in the basement of the United States Hotel on the morning of January 25th, commenced in Judge McKinley's court yesterday morning, and is likely to last several days. After the jury had been secured, one of the attorneys for the prosecution in his opening statement, ■aid be expected to prove that there were at the time the fire was discovered about 150 men, women and children asleep in the hotel above; that the fire was discovered by employees of the Vienna Buffet across the street; that they ran to the door of Levine's saloon and saw fHmes rising from behind the counter near the ena of the bar; that they saw the flames rising up to the ceil ing and turned in an alarm; that the firemen had to break in the door* and that they smelt an oil scented smoke; that they put out the fire and examined the bar and found coal oil in everything; that they both smelled and felt coal oil, and in a locker found a bundle of straw and bunting saturated with oil; that in a bucket under the counter they found rags mixed with oil and matches; that they found a candle burning in a locker under the counter and, running from the bottom of the candle was a towel saturated with coal oil, that in another locker a candle was also found but it was out; that an empty five-gallon coal oil can was found, and also a gallon measure which smelled of coal oil; that Levine was the last person at the saloon and had locked it up; that he had an insurance of $2,500, and had tried to sell it for $1,600 sometime he fore, and that he had bought the coal oil and the candles. The first witness for the prosecution was Ben. O. Rhoades, the auctioneer. He testified that he had been engaged to sell the stock and fixtures of the saloon at auction by Levine sometime about Decem ber 20th; he went to the saloon and talked with Levine who told him not to ■ell it for less than $2,000. A bid of $1,600 was made, and as no one would bid more, Levine told him to sell at that figure which he did. The party who made the bid, however, never completed the pur chase. Henry G. Valke, an employee of the Vienna Buffett, testified that on the morning of the 25th, about 12:45, he was closing up and saw a light in Levine's saloon. He ran across the street looked through the window, and saw a fire behind the bar. He tried to get in the the door, but it was locked and he then turned in the alarm. Shortly afterward the firemen arrived and broke open the door and put out the fire. The smoke that poured out smelled as if it had been made by burning coal oil. After the fire was out he had gone down into the saloon and had plainly smelled the coal oil. E. Kierchaner, another employee at the Vienna Buffet testified similarly to the former witness and said that he noticed that the flame was a dark red, as if made by burning oil. The smoke was that of burning oil. John Lee, the foreman of the Hook and Ladder Company, testified that he had ordered the aocrs broken open. He had seen the fire back of the counter and had smelled coal oil. He would have called it an oil fire. He had investigated the matter after the fire was out and had seen a bundle of straw, a towel and a quantity of rags burning under the coun ter. These were saturated with oil. He had found the empty coal oil can and also the gallon measure,which smelled of coal oil. He rubbed his hand on the floor and found that it was covered with oil. He was present when Detective Mc- Carthy opened the locker and caw the candle standing on a butter plate. The candle was burning. He saw another candle in another locker, but it was not burning. He identified bandies of rags and straw and bunting which had been found under the counter and had been saturated with oil. The case will be con tinned this morning. EXCURSION NEWS. Arrival of Anstber Party—Latest movements. One of Walker's popular excursions ar rived in the city yesterday morning, in charge of Conductor W. A. Ronnie. The tourists came via the Chicago and Alton, Union Pacific and Central Pacific. The following are their names and points of embarkation: MrsJ WGautt, Chicago; C O Wade meyer, Chicago; Mr and Mrs C £ Will iams, Freedom, Ohio; Frank L Ward, Buckpart, Me; J Hidenrich, Troy, N V; H F Leonard and wife, G H Leonard, Rockaway Center, Mich; Misses Katie and Annie Pink ham, Boston, Mass; J H Sampson and wife, Detroit, Mich; W Frank R Heinsohn, New York City; M Bnmharn and wife, Boston, Mass; J H Evans and wife, LaFayette. Ind; Geo Williams, Independence, Kan; J S Patterson and wife, Albany, N V; A Weston and wife, New York; R W Ferguson and wife, Erie, Pa; Mrs Ella Gulick, Cincinnati, O.; 811 Atwood, Chicago, Ills.; L D Ball, Can ton, O.; J S Clemmer, Salem, O.; E L Fornsworth and wife, Pueble, Col.; C Zimmerman, Jr, N Cohn, New York; Mrs II M Atwater, H C Atwater, H M Atwater, Westfield, Mass.; MrsJ Dickey, Mary Dickey, Maggie Dickey, Mina Dickey, Newark, NJ; Miss H Thomp son, Meadville, Pa.; Mrs D S Burr, Mr D 8 Barr, New York Cito; L Harri ng ton, Boston; Mr and Mrs J F Bean, Albert Bean, Pittsfield, Ills.; L H Laudis and wife, Ella Laudis, Harry Laudis, Charles Laudis, Bloomington, Ills. NOTES. A six-carload popular Burlington ex cursion left the city ,for the East last night. There promises to be a big attendance at the Santa Fe excursion ''around the circle," on the 30th inst. On Tuesday next a special excureion will be run to Catulitia island, the train leaving the Wolfskill depot at 8 a. m. and returning at 7p. m. Arrangements have been made for a trip to the isthmus and to points of romantic interest, in cluding the old Government military headquarters, deserted mining tunnels, etc All Safe. A dispatch was received at the South ern Pacific office here yesterday, an nouncing the arrival at San Francisco of tbe steamship Rio Janeiro from Asiatic porta. She contains a very valuable cargo, some of it being as follows: 7 tons of tea, 19 tons of silk and 15 tons of mer-1 chandise for New York; 10 tons of tea and 1 ton of merchandise for Chicago. An I. O. O. F. Celebration. Tonifcht the lodges of I. O. O. P. in this city will commemorate tbe seven tieth anniversary of the Order with a grand entertainment and ball in the Tarn Vermin Hall. Mr. Johnson Reynold*has i been appointed chairman of tbe commit-1 LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD? FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 26, 1889. tee on arrangements, and Mr. G. W. Baurrit Secretary, and both of those gen tlemen are doing all in their power to carry out the affair in first-class style. Owing to the strength and prominence of the Odd Fellows in this town, there will be a brilliant attendance, which will be increased by the elite oi the town, for a number of select invitations have been issued. THE CABLE CARS. Important Extensions to be IQaae. A Conference. Mr. A. W. Wright, the cordial en gineer-in-chief of the Cable Car Company, returned yesterday from Chicago, where he has been conferring with the Presi dent of the road regarding important matters pertaining to this section. The residents of West Seventh street have long been anxious to know whether the oft-referred-to extension was to be made through their thoroughfare, and hearing that Mr. Wright, who had, to a certain extent, acted as an ambassador for their cause, had returned, they were naturally desirous to know the outcome of his trip. A number of the leading property-holders in that district therefore assembled in committee in the Mayor's office yesterday afternoon, Mr. Hazard taking the role of presiding officer. The Cable-car Com pany was represenled by Vice-President J. C. Robinson, Enginenr Wright and Secretary Aiken, A very interesting dis cussion followed, during the course of which the car officials announced tbat it was the intention of the company to ex tend nearly all of their lines, The Seventh-street, Grand-avenue, Boyle Heights and Downey-avenue sections will be extended at once, the only thing that is being waited for now being the conclusive orders from headquarters at Chicago. In connection with it, Mr. Robinson stated that in the course of a few days, an application will be made to the City Council for a compre hensive franchise, covering all of the proposed extensions and the course and terminals of them will then be made public. The committee ex pressed their entire satisfaction at the statements which thus promise that the cable-car system, which is already re ferred to with pride by Angelenos, is to be developed to proportions that have not hitherto been dreamed of. An enor mous amount of new territory will be in cluded in the proposed extensions, thus enlarging the residence part of the city and giving another boom to property in the outlying sections. Property Deeded Away. David Mitchell, Jr., administrator of the estate of D. Mitchell, deceased, and Jane Mitchell, wife of deceased, com menced salt in the Superior Court yester day against W. A. Hartwell and C. N. Bradley,, and allege that deceased died intestate on March 7th, and that on April 4th David Mitchell, Jr., was ap pointed administrator of the estate. Deceased and wife were owners of a lot in the Huber tract, and complainants state that deceased deeded it to W. A. Hartwell without consideration in May, 1888; that Hartwell took advantage of the mental and physical incapacity of deceased to induce him to give the deed. Plaintiffs now ask for the annulment of the transfer, for rents amounting to $1,375 and for damages amounting to $1,500. A Baseless Charge. Two women and a man figured in a case where the charge was assault to murder in Justice Savage's court yester day afternoon. The women's names were Romirez and Valendis, and the man was called Medini. It appeared that Mies Valendis went to the District At torney's office and said that Medini had held her while Miss Romirez had cut her on the hand with a knife. She said that the landlady of the house on Upper Main street, where it all occurred, would be her witness, having been present on the occasion in question. When the case came up in court, it was found that the landlady had not seen the affair, and there was no evidence to warrant even a trial, and, on motion of Deputy District Attorney Marble, the case was dismissed Pullman Passengers. The following Pullman passengers left yesterday for San Francisco and the East: By the 1:05 p. m. train—P. P. Clark, J. W. Clark, J. W. Hickey, G. Boynton, C. P. Moore, Mrs. Garrett, F. AY. Thompson, Ben Stein, Miss Jennie Lee, O. Sprague, E. P. Farnsworth, J. F. Chase, Mrs. H. C. McNeil, C. F. Mor gan, J. D. DeTutk. By the 10:20 p. m. train—N. B.Wil son, G. A. Detering, Ed. Goldsmith, B. O. Rhoadee, Dr. Powers, H. Sherwood, James Toal, W. B. Henry, Colonel Van Aman, H. N. De La Mayter, J. L. Cheney, Dr. Kurtz, Mrs. J. C. Baum. A Kick Against ''Ol.eo." The farmers are making a big kick about the importation of oleomargarine into this section. They say that the manufactured article is brought in here by the carload and retailed as ranch butter, for 20 cents a roll, which they are unable to meet witb the genuine article. They talk of clubbing together and making an official complaint about the matter. Itun Over. One of Lankershim's drivers met with a misfortune yesterday afternoon. His team started to run away on Aliso street, and he sprang to their heads to jttop them. He fell, and the wagon wheel passed over his leg, breaking it. He was taken to the Sister's Hospital, where Dr. Wise Bet the injured limb. At a Hoaton Seance. Medium—The spirit of your husband salutes you madam. Spinster (tetat sixty-eight)—My hus band? (Giggling) He he! Why I was never married. Medium—Oh, yes you were. You and your cffinity were joined in spirit mar ri ge. Spinster (seriously)— What a loss of felicity! Would we had met before he died. The ghost (solus) —What a happy thing it was for me that I died so young. —[To-Day. Look out for Saturday At the Aunnal Cut Price Sale of Mkyur, Lkwis & Co , 101 and 103 Ncrth Spring street. The Tlont Effective Bathe la the world are mud baths as given at Arrow head Springs. Prloe for the oomlng rammer reduced to 91 each. See advertliement iv an other columu. For rest and recreation spend a few days at Arrowhead Springs. First-class hotel aooom inasutstoai . Notary Public and Comntlsalonei For New York and Arlsona, 0. A. Dobinson 184 Wost Second street. Hollenbeok Block. Children Cry for Pitcher's JSastoria, A PATENT BURNER. Caroline Scott Maya It Is Net as It was Bepresented. Carolina Scott commenced suit in the Superior Court yesterday against W. B. Wadman and W. H. Welch to have a business transaction between herself and defendants set aside. She alleges in her complaint that Welch went to her and represented he had an investment for her which was of greater value than her lots for which she had paid $1,400. He had for sale shares in the Wadman Stove and Plumbing Company, the dividend from which would support her for the rest of her life. The company owned a valuable patent right for a coal-oil burner known as the De La Martyr baseburner, which saved enough fuel to pay for itself in a short time, and the stove and plum bing business had been consolidated with the manufacture and sale of those burners. The stove and plumbing busi ness, according to his statement, repre sented a paid-up capital of $10,000, and the patent right also represented a paid up capital of $10,000. She was induced to transfer her interest in the land for the shares of stock, and she now alleges that the patent right was of no value and asks that the transfer be set aside. done for the Boiling- stock. Mr. 8. O. Brown, of tbe Redondo Beach Company, has gone East to purchase the rolling stock for the road which his company is now constructing from Rosecrans to the ocean. Regarding the announcement that the line will build through to Seventh street, it is stated by the officers of the organization that this is d one to strengthen the com munication with the heart of the town, the Main-street car line not being deemed sufficient. When the road is finished trains will run hourly. The Elks. The fourth social session of Los An ge les Lodge No. 99, Elks, will be held to night at the new hall of the society, in the McLain & Lehman building, No. 150 South Main street. The leading artists of the Little Lord Fauntleroy, Reilly & Woods, and Perry's Two Pair companies will contribute to the fun of the evening, so a glorious time may be anticipated. Mr. Martin Lehman will be the presiding officer. Want an Injunction. The Southern Pacific Eailroad Com pany brought suit, yesterday, against Henrietta Ferris and O. H. Ferris, to restrain them from tearing up its tracks. The complaint alleges that it has a track on the highway in the Bancho Santiago de Santa Ana, and that on the 14th of April the defendants tore it up without cause, wherefore an injunction is asked. Excursion to cataltna. The Wilmington Transportation Company in addition to their weekly Sunday excursion, will run an extra excursion on Tuesday, April 30th, 1889. Parties desiring to celebrate tbe Centen tennial of the inaugural of Washington can do so by visiting the popular resort Special train from the new Southern Paclflo depot at Ba. at., and returning at 7r. m. Tick ets on sale at all Southern Pacific depots, $2.60 round trip. Messrs. Ford & Meyer propose to do everything in their power to make this an enjoyable event for the patrons of the Hotel Metrcpoe, Avalon. STJACCKBSSOn TRADE MARK^I CURES PERMANENTLY BACKACHE, HEADACHE AND TOOTHACHE. CURBS PERMANENTLY ALL ACHES. At Druggists and Dealers. THE CHARLES ». VOGELER CO., Baltimore, Ml AUCTION SAI.SK. —GENERAL— Auction and Commission House, NOS. 119 and 121 W. SECOND ST. Peremptory Sales of New and Second-Hand Furniture TUESDAY, APRIL 23, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, and SATURDAY, APRIL 27, At 10 A.m. and 2 r. v. Liberal cash advances made on consignments. Out side sales made on application. BEN O. Auctioneer. lao-tf XIJOTION SALE By JOHN C. BELL & CO., REAL ESTATE Si GENERAL AUCTIONEERS, Office: 160 B. Los Angeles St., bet Second and Third. AUCTION SALE OF FINE FURNITURE On Monday Next, April 2S)tli, At 10 o'clock, In the brick building (Tourists' House) at the junction of North New and Old Mitu streets, nearly opposite tbe Pico House aod Plaza The finest lot of furnirure that has been offered this season. Also, a fine Piano, Cover and Stool, made by the celebrated Stelnway A Co., N. Y. The furniture 1b in excellent condition, con sisting of Chamber Sets, fluely polished Black Walnut, Laurel, Oak and Cherry, Marole Tops, with French Pier Glasses; Clipper Spring Mat tresses, best live geese Featrer Pillows, Mission All-Wool Blankets, silk bound, Marseilles Spreads, Sheets and Pillow Cases, Sne Brussels Carpets, Parlor Bets In black walnut, crimson silk plush and silk puffin, custom made t-> or der in Ban Francisco; patent Rockers, one Range. Kitchen Furniture, etc. Notice.—The Auction Sale of tine Furniture takes place in the heart of the city on Monday next.lat the junction of New Main, nearly oppo site the Pico House and Plaza The furniture has beea used only a few months and is new. and also the fine Bedding and Carpets. Orders positive to sell without reserve Ladies and gentlemen are cordially invited to attend the sale. John C. Bell will sell sharp on time. Don't forget the fine Steinwav Piano. taT-Fot further particulars call at IGO South Los Augeles street. JOHN «;. 8EL.1., Auctioneer. 160 South Lot Angeles street. a 2« 4c UCTION HALE, BY JOHN U. BALL Si CO., real estate, stock and general auctioneers. Removed office to 1110 South Los Angeles street, bet Second and Third sts. Large Bale of Horses—Family, Road and Driving Horses, 160 8. Los Angeles St., bet. Second and Third, rear of Cathedral, Saturday, April 27, at 10 o'clock. .Special Sale without reserve. New style Sur reys, Phaetons, Sidebar Op?n and T.m Buggies and road carts: also, double and single New York harness, tothe highest bidder forcash. Notice— The horses are souud.kind snd gent le.tome sing le footers,very fast, high heads and steppers. The carriages are all first class, mou of them built to order. The Harness by Smith, of New York; they have been used but little, and are In ex cellent condition. Sold on account of owner leaving for Europe. Can be seen after Wednes day, at the Auction Horse and Carriage Mart, where you can try them and ride after them, each and every day before the sale, on appli cation to John C. Bell, tbe Auctioneer. Parties in any of the adjacent towns and cities in want of fine stylish turnouts, don't (all to see them before the dsy of sale. Don't forget the number. JOHN C. BELL, Auctioneer. Office: No. 100 S. Loa Angeles st. a2S-3t MIBUKI.IjANEO'JS. Maison de Paris. GRAND SPRING OPENING Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, BIAHCII 18, 18, SO. THE Largest Most Elegant Display EVER EXHIBITED IN THE CITY. Also, good taste in our cheap goods, at the most reasonable price. MME. DELER, 83 w. I HIST ST., Third Door from Spring Street, a1512m LOS ANGELES. CAL. fnnUITiCONfWERVATISni Dim 1 ( l sl.dl or jj IJI PREJUDICE prevent yonr enjoying the now well attested benefits ol the IDEM, FELT TOOTHJjJTOR. NAME, NATURE, RESULTS, as slight familiarity will prove. Recommended by prominent Dentists every where; among them Dr. T. B, Arnold,l27W. 34th St., N.Y., write?: "It has no equal for Polishing the Teeth and Hardening the Gums." At all Druggists. MARVELOUS MEMORY DISCOVERY. Only Genntne System of Memory Traln!nf> four Hooka Learned In one reading. Mind wandering cored. Every child and adult nrenily benefitted. Great inducements to Correspondence Clauses. Proßpeotns, with opinions of Dr. Wm. A. Ham. mono, the world-famed Specialist in Mind Diseases, I hi ii lit ThomiiNon, thoKroat Psychol ogist, J. M. BnokJeXl D.I»-> editor of the Chrixtian Adeacate, X. V., Kicbard Proctor, the Scientist. lloiih. Judge (.ibson, Jndaii P. Benjamin,and ° 23T Fifth Aye., N. T. f26-tn fAwky 3m WTcTfurrey. Builders' Hardware Full Stock at Lowest Prices. / The fineßt stock of GARDEN HO3E in the city. LAWN SPRINKLERS in every variety. PUMPS for destroying the scale bug a specialty. THE MODEL GRAND RANGE, the leader of them all. METAL ROOFING and SANITARY PLUMBING a specialty. Will the public kindly give me a call. 51 and 61 N. Spring St. 116 S. Fort St. a2otf SUMMIT LIMEI Brick Masons and Plasterers: Please take notice that the above lime Is the best in the market. By trying this lime you will be convinced of our claim fiat it is tbe beat to be had in this market or on the coast The H. T Holmes Lime Co. of S. F. concede it to be superior to Santa Cruz lime. SAN PEDRO ST., BET. 4IH AND STH. Los Angeles Storage, Commis sion and lumber Co. |BEStT!tTING I FOR SALE BY LEADING I 1 RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS J BY THE STEARNS RANOHOS CO,, RANCHOS LAS BOLBAB, LA BOLSA CHICA, SAN JOAN CAJON DE SANTA ANA LA HABRA and LOS COYOTEB, 83,000 (teres in the best part of Santa An. Valley, adapted to oranges, vineyard, alfalfa grazing and general farming purposes. To be sold in quantities to suit, on easy terms. South ern Pacific and Santa Fe Railroads through the tract. Artesian water. Norwalk.Fullerton, Anaheim, Westminster, and other towns are situated in these ranchos. For full information address R. J. NOETHAM, Sole Agent, Baker Block, Los Angeles, or at Anaheim. m 29 taAfri lm —THJt— Los Angeles Woolen Mills Are now rnnning and prepared to furnish WOOLEN BATS for comforters and top mat tresses. Also to wash and finish In first-class style all kinds of blankets. Mills on Pearl street, near Fifth street m 29 2m GKT YOUR CLOTHING Renovated,Dyed,Repaired A Altered AT THE OLD RELIABLE Los Angeles Steal Dyeing & Cleaning Co. OFFICE, NO. 3 ARCADIA STREET, Opp. Wells-Fargo Express Office. Dyeing, Cleaning and Repairing of every des cription. a! 3 lm* QUOTAVE MASQUELIER, Manager. , 1 TJ I^MlrlflgHWniEW^ REDONDO BEACH. We respectfully invite the attention of the public to the followiDg 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 TEAINS 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 of sale, inquire of REDONDO BEACH COMPANY, Court aud Main Streets, Los Angeles, Gal. 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 I Angeles and the sea and has a perfect climate, the result of j 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 v: ..VW 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.Jas 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— Centtaela-Inglewood Land Company, COURT AND MAIN STREETS. : LOS ANGELES, CAL.