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THE STORM ABATED.
Trains Again Crossing the Sierras. DELAYED MAILS DELIVERED. The State of California Safe in Port—A Passenger Train's Narrow Escape. ) Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald 1 San Fr*ncisco, January s—The Chron icle's special from Sacramento says the snow storm on tbe Sierra mountains that has raged for several days, has abated and the Central Pacific railroad line over the mountains is now cleared and travel thereon resumed. For tbe present, how ever, freight trains will not move. Late this evening the last of the west bound trains passed here, en route to San Francisco. The several east-bound overland trains that have been held at Colfax, this side of the snow sheds, since Thursday, have, it is believed, all crossed the mountains today. SAFE IN PORT. Ihe Disabled Steamer State of Cal ifornia Cornea In. San Francisco, January s.—The over due steamer State of California, from Portland, arrived at her berth here shortly after 3 o'clock this morning. The 133 passengers she had on board are all well. Captain Ackley makes the fol lowing report: Left Portland December 28th at 10 o'clock in the evening, and Aatoria on December 29th at 2:55 o'clock in the afternoon. Bar was rough and wind strong from south. Crossed bar at 4 o'clock in afternoon. At sp. m. ship was pitching in a heavy sea, with strong southerly gale. At 9 a. m. December 30th pissed steamer Arago. Wind al tered to west-northwest ship going easily; at 11:35 a. m. passed Cape Blanche, everything favorable. In lati tude 41 degrees 38 minutes north, propeller shaft broke and the wheel struck stern post with heavy sheck, disabling us completely. We set our sail, but could not steer with the rudder. The wind was strong from north-northwest, with a heavy sea. Passed Mendocino, thirty-eight miles off shore, on 31st December at 8 o'clock in the morning. January Ist, being about nine milea off shore, in latitude 39 deg. 4G rain., set all sails to make her drift and to keep the ship in steering trim. January 2d, at 7:45 a. m., First Officer Stevens and fireman left in boat to com municate with shore. We were over eight miles off shore, and the wind strong from west-northwest. We con tinued backing and filling until 7:45 on January 4th, when the Relief came I aloegside and took us in tow. We were I then 120 miles from t San Francisco, and ! Point Arena bore east eighty-five miles i distant. We have had a very rough i trip all the way down. We expect First I Officer Stevens and boat's crew will i come down on the steamer Coos Bay. i A NARROW ESCAPE. A Train Almost Caught Under a Landslide. Santa Cruz, January s.—The train on tbe narrow-gauge road which left here at 1:45 this afternoon bad a nar row escape from being wrecked about nine miles from this place. The engineer saw a large boulder on ihe track • and stopped the train. The con ductor and fireman attempted to roll the obstruction from the track when an immense mass of earth and rock began to elide down the moun tain side, tearing everything before it. The engineer saw the slide coming and backed the train out of danger. The track was covered fifteen feet deep for a distance of 100 feet. Tne train returned here. It is thought the road will be cleared by tomorrow. ARMED REOSKINB Order Work on an Irrigating Canal to Be Suspended. San Fbancibco, January 5. —A special from Albuquerque, N. M., says: Sixty well-armed Pueblo Indians yesterday rode into the camp of the Rio Grande Irrigation and Colonization Company and ordered Engineer Wiggins to sus pend work on the canal now being con structed, and to leave immediately with his men. The Indianß stated that the schemes of the white men were of no value to them, and they desired work to cease. Fearing trouble, the engineer suspended work and came to this city, where he telegraphed the situation to Governor Prince at Santa Fe. A large number of warriors are also said to have been seen on the hills ready for any emorgency. DON'T CARE FOR UNCLE SAM. Kansas City, January 5.—A special to the Times from Albuquerque, N. M., sayh :' The Pueblo. Indians, at the upper end of the Bio Grande canal, object to the building of the canal. Sixty braves, in full war paint, held a pow wow at Ghochiti yesterday and served notice on the canal builders that they were intrud ing on the Indians' land, and would not be permitted to proceed further. Sur veyor Higgins told the Indians that Un cle Sam might have something to say about that. The Indians told him they did not care for Uncle Sam, and that Higgins had better remove his men. Higgins complied. The company that is building the canal is controlled by English capital. The affair will be re ferred to the State department. Sierra Clly'a Saddest Day. Sierra City, Cal., January 5. —Today has probably been the saddest day ever witnessed in this mining town. Six of the unfortunates who were killed by the snow-slide last Friday,were buried today by the Masons, the Native Sons and Daughters, and the Good Templars. All danger for tbe present is thought to be over. The sun shone today and frost is expected, which will dry the loose snow and prevent further slides. Delayed. Overland irialla. San Francisco, January s.—The over land train, via the Central Pacific route, that was due Friday, arrived here today, being delayed by tbe snow on the Sierras. The postoffice officials have bulletined the following: "Arrival of other overland trains indefinite," Ventura tteta Some Mall. Ventura, Oal., January 5. — Over eighty sacks of delayed mail matter came today by steamer from Los Angeles, having been shipped from San Pedro. The first train since December 24th ar rived from Los Angeles last night. Tbe Bean Eatera' Last orubbliiK. Sam Fbancisco, January s.—The final ball game of the season was played at the Height-street grounds today, and the scant i.ono Dsonle who sat and shivered THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: MONDAY MORffiyQ, JANOAkY, 6 1890. in grand stands for nearly two hours saw ths St. Louis Browns defeat the Bob tons for the fourth successive time, by a pcore of 9to 6. Both teams seemed dis couraged by the light attendance, and a lifeless game was played. THE SIEHKA CITY BNOWBLIDE. Mi<tit<fi and silent Was the Ap proacn of the Avalanche. San Fkancisco, January s.—An Ex atmner flpecijil from Sierra City says Tue fatal enowslide of last Friday wa caused by a fresh Btorni of snow falling on earlier snow on which a heavy crus had formed. This upper body of'snow i always dangerous, as it in apt to slide down at aDy moment. On Friday a majority of the town's people were seal et by their firesides, when suddenly without a moment's warning to the peo pie of the impending danger, an im inenee body of Bnow was precipitated from a height of about 7,000 feet from one of the ravines lying north of town The snow covered and buried everything in its path, carrying away a number o houses which were situated at the base of the ravine, and in the direct line of the avalanche. Imraenße oak trees were bent over and broken off near the roots. Houses were swept aloDg with irresistible force, until the fnry of the storm was spent. The only sound to be heard during tbe entire time was a crackling;noise as if a fire were cheer fully burning in a grate. In less than a moment's time three houses were com plete wrecksf, and their inmates beyond the reach of all earthly help. Other houses were badly damaged and the Catholic church completely demolished, with the exception of the belfry which remained standing. It is supposed the velocity of the wind caused the destruc tion of the church, for tho snow barely reached the building. So Bilently did the swift messenger of death come that the people in theii homes not fifty yards distant were igno rant of what had happened, until accidentally they saw people rush ing frantically about and men dig' ging in the snow furiously, and with the energy of despair. Large masses ol snow tilled the streets and made it al most impossible to move. All was ex citement and the Hidden death seemec to paralyze all. Planus were mixed with broken furniture; beds and bed ding were carried in an indescrib able mass one hundred yards froa where they belonged; not a vestige ol the original foundation of house! remained. Pieces of boards with frag mentg of roofs rested quietly or. the bodies of the buried dead. Willing hands and stout-hearted men begai digging away. After hours of weary eearcl one poor body after another was final! 3 brought to light, some resting peacefully with a smile on their faces, snd other! dietorted with the terrible deatii struggh in their faces. A Ball.pin) « r Killed. San Francisco, January 5. —George E. Smith, 16 years old, was accidentally killed this afternoon by being struck on the head with a baseball bat in the hands of Dennis McCarthy, a com panion. Smith was acting as catcher in a game, and was standing close to the batter. McCarthy stepped backward and put all his strength into a blow aimed at the ball, when he struck Smith over the right ear, fracturing his skull and knocking him insensible. Smith died in a short time. Slastaed His Throat. Sacramento, January 5. —John A. Sweeny, a painter employed in the rail road shops, committed suicide this evert ing by slashing his throat with a razor. Insanity is supposed to be the cause. Yellow Fever at Rio. Lisbon, January 5. —Private letters from Rio de Janeiro say intensely hot weather prevails there, aDd that yellow fever of a malignant type has appeared in the city. Present senators, The first set of United States Senators included several citizens of ability and high character, but we doubt if they could show a better average than the Senators of the present generation. The motives influencing human action, in politics or elsewhere, were precisely the same then as now. The statesmen of 1889, however, have a tremendous ad vantage not possessed by the men of 1789, namely, the experience of the past hundred years of instruction and warn ing. The Senators of the Fifty-first j Congress may be no better than the Senators of the First Congress, but they know a monstrous deal more.—[New York Sun. A Flattering Endorsement. The judges on musical instruments at the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876, after Bevere tests of the pianos of more than forty different makers from all parts of the world recognized the merits of the Sohmer pianos, and wrote a flattering report on them, recommend ing for them tke highest reward in their nower to grant—a Medal of Merit and Diploma of Honor, which were unani mously decreed by the Uni ed States Centennial Commission. For sale by Chas. E. Day, 8 N. Spring street. Removal Notice. E. B. Tonne, architect, has removed from No. 21 South Spring street to Booms 12 and 13 California Bank Building, corner Seoond and Fort streets. For the Holiday Trade Go to Ebinger's for your fruit Cftkes, angel food, pound and ornamental cakes for wed diugs. Corner Third and Spring streets. E. F. Moorehouse, Jobber, carpenter, 110 South Spring. Tele phone 341. f| R | i /' EXTRA' FAMILY \ a 8 E ! NEW PROCESS TQ Q E 1* STOCKTONMILLINGCO.| p fij * | STOCKTQN.CALiFQRINA. :| "i o -g San Francisco Offioe, jM Given Away I The flne range in the window at No. 30 South Main street, opposite Mott market For full particulars see card In the window. dao-tf niSOEIXANEOVR. SPECIAL 1 COULTER'S KIRTS A V For Tll is Week. Ladies' Silk and Wool Winter Skirls. All rmre wool French Cloth Skirt, with 7-In. Flounce, worth (M OC $2.25, at I 4>1,00 All pure wool French Cloth Skirts. In S shades, with 7-in. Pleated | <to A A Flounce, worth $2.75, at *MiUU French Cloth Wool Skirt, with 2 Flounces, worth $3 00, at $2i45 French Cloth Skirt, with 3 in. Kilt Pleating and 3-in. Embroidery, | <t-A rjn In 5 shades, worth $3.50, at 1 /\J Quilted Alpaca Skirts, lined with Canton Flannel, worth $2.50, at... j $1,85 Quilted Alpaca Skirts, lined with Canton Flannel, worth $3.50, at... ! $2i75 Princess Matternich. with Sateen Top, lined,und quilted border 7-in. <t A rid deep, worth $3.50, at 1 *P4i /D Princess Matternich, with Sateen Top. lined, and quilted border I <tQ nc 9-ln. deep, worth $5.00, at I -POil/O Princess Matternich, with Sateen Top, lined, and quilted border <tj| EA 12-in. deep, worth $6 00, at *P4tiDU Princess Matternich, with Sateen Top, lined, and qniUed border &C AA 16 in. deep, worth $7.50, at •POiUU Princess Matternich, with Sateen Top, lined, and quilted border <tO r/CZ 12-in. deep, worth $5 00, at , 4>o, / 0 Ladies' French Cloth Bklrts all wool, with 5-In. box pleated Flounce, <tO rjC worth $4.50. at 4>J, /Q Ladies' Fancy Stripe Cloth, with 7-in. box pleated Flounce, worth <TO rtA $4.00, at »PO.UU LaJies' All-woo) French Cloth Skirts, with 3-in. Kilted Flounce and <tO OC 5 Satin piped bands, worth $4.75, at *Pd\Zo Ladies' French Cloth, with 5 in. Flounce of Embroidered Velvet. I (t A CA and piped Satin bauds, worth $5.75, at QU Solid Black Satin Skirts, with 15-in. of Quilting, lined with Canton etc CA Flannel, worth $7.50, at $0 DU Solid Black Sattn Bkirts. extra quality/with 15-in. of Quilting, Sateen d- O Eft lined, worth $10.00, at " ■PO.OU Solid Black Satin Skirt, with Embroidered Flouuoe and Sateen lie- ctr A a ing, worth $7.50, at -POiUU All Silk Black Surah Skirts, worth $15.00, at ( gQ All Silk Black Satin De Lyon Skirts, worth $25.00, at $16i50 Infants' Zephyr, knitted, with and without bodies; Ladies' Zephyr yl Knitted Skirts, at half-price ; PRICE Watch Our Windows for Bargains. Pfllll TtPft Dr y Gdods House, tUILI M 101, 103, 105 S. Spring, cor. Second. S. NORDLINGER, Diamonds 130 N. Main St., Los Angeles, Cal. A Most Complete Line of Novelties for the Holidays CAN be been at our establishment. Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Clocks and Bronzes, Of all the latest styles and descriptions. Our stock is the largest in this town, but we are not overstocked; no auctions, or selling out below cost, but we guarantee our prices lower than any other house in California. Our standing of 21 years in this town is a guarantee of fair treatment. ASSIGNEES SALE. I have this the 6th day of December transferred for the benefit of the creditors all the stock of the "FAMOUS" To A. J. REITHMOELLER, of the "Surprise," 144 South Spring St. GUS E. DORN, Assignee. The goods of this establishment will be sold regardless of cost, from 25 to 50 cents on the dollar. Call early and secure these floe Darea'ns. dB-lm E. BERM AJNT, Jeweler, 34 SOUTH SPRING ST. A NEW, WELL SELECTED BTO }X OF DIAMONDS, WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELRY. SUf First-Class Repairing a Sp°cialty, d 7 lm Buy Your Goal From First Hands. NEW MEXICO COAL. COMP'Y Mlneiß ana Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Gallup, Aztec, Sunshine, and Corrillos coal. All kinds of coal constantly in stock, also Coke, Charcoal and Wood. We mine our own coal and handle it direct to the consumer. No middle-men. Full weights guaranteed. Positively the best domes tic coal in the market. Get our prices before purchasing elsewhere. Now is the time to contract your winter fuel. CHAS. A. MARRINER, Gen'l Manager. City Office, Hotel Nadean. Telephone 855. Yard. Corner Eaat First street und Santa Fn avnnne. Los Angeles. Oal. dB-tf Chicago Brewing Company, SAN FRANCISCO. The agency of this popular Beer has been established at NO. 128 SOUTH SPRING STREET, In the new and elegant Stowell Block. A specialty made of Fine Liquors, Wines and Cigars. Fine Lv.nch [served daily. 1 Family Trade solicited. 1 Bottling establishment located corner Hayes street and [Pasadena avenue, Eaat Los Angeles. Telephone 639. dio MISCELLANEOUS. ffililULCEfr 4 If N. W. Cor. Spring and First Sts. Discounts Until February Ist. We are not "Retiring from Business;" we have no damaged goods, but we must make room for Spring Stock, and for CASH buyers, we offer SO PER CENT 20 On every garment in our complete line of Meu's Boys' and Children's OVERCOATS IO PER CENT IO On all Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Hats, Valises, etc., in our large assortment PROFITS SACRIFICED You get the full benefit, as you can be sure our goods have not been marked up to meet the loss. MULLEN, BLUETT & CO. ill-6m GIBSON & TYLER, FINE SHOES! 54 NORTH SPRING STREET. Special Sale FOR THE HOLIDAYS. LADIES' FANCY OXFORD TIES II SUPPERS! CLOSING THESE GOODS OUT AT A GREAT SACRIFICE. GENTS' FINE SHOES Prices and Styles to suit everyone. LADIES'FINE SHOES! The best Eastern Manufacturers' Goods. GIBSON & TYLER, FINE SHOES 54 North Sr>rino- St. <127 2m Retiring from Business. WALTON & WACHTEL Having decided to retire from business, offer their entire stock of FURNITURE In all grades, from the cheapest to the best made in the United States. AT COST! This is the best opportunity ever offered in this city to parties who contemplate Furnishing Dwellings, Offices. Etc. 214, 216, 218 S. Spring Street. 5