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PACIFIC COAST NEWS.
Snow Plows Kept Busy in the Sierras. THE STORM NOT YET OVER The Rainfall at Various Places—Th Nevada Bank—Yosemite Valley, Etc. Associated Press Dispatches to the Heraw Sacramento, February 17. —The las railroad blockade on the Sierra Nevada mountains has been broken, and trains are running again. As the snow has been falling hard this afternoon, how ever, it is possible that it will drift into the cuts again and get the better of the men and plows now trying to keep the track clear. The Sacramento excursion party which started Saturday night for Truckee, but got caught in the drifts at Lasconde cut, will reach here about 11 o'clock tonight. The situation on the Shasta division is practically unchanged. The railroad company will clear the dirt from tunne No. 9 with hydraulic power. Nevada, Oal., February 17.—1t snowed most of yesterday and all last night. The snow was fifteen inches deep on the level this morning, and still coming down. On the hills around the city it is from threo to four feet deep. In the upper portion of the county over five feet of snow has fallen at some places in the last forty-eight hours. The Downieville stage road is again blocked, and the Bloomfield road will be closed by tomorrow, if the storm continues, as it gi\es every promise of doing. The narrow gauge had snow plows running all last night, thus keeping the railroad open. The Western Union wires below have been down twenty-four hours. San Francisco, February 17.—The latest reports from the Central Pacific line state that there is eighteen feet of snow at the summit, fourteen feet at Cisco, eleven feet at Emigrant Gap, and eight inches at Colfax. Superintendent Fillmore and Mr. Wright are both at the front with a large gang of men and the rotary plow. The west-bound tiain is now lying at the east end of the Cascade opening. Mr. Wright passed there early this morning. At Fourth and Townsend streets a dis patch was received to the effect that trains would not be delayed more than a few hours. The snow is soft and easily handled. Therefore, the overland train is looked for today at Oakland mole. The washout at Lang's Station, on the Lob Angeles route,has bee repairedn.and trains are already passing over it. The condition of affairs is not changed on the California and Oregon line. It is raining in the Siskiyou mountains. Sisson, Cal., February 17.—1t is still snowing and heavy winds are drifting the snow. The train due last night stunk in the snow south of Edgewood. Slides and snow below Mott detain, the Dans muir trains. Truckee, February 17.—The storm continued without interruption all night and all day. The snow has frequently drifted the cuts full. The plows are kept running steadily. The rotary got off tbe track this morning', but was replaced and cleared the Cascade cut. All trains are moving regularly. Hundreds of snow shovelers are at work, and all engines and plows are on duty. Seventy-nine hundredths of an inch of rain fell here today. The indications are for more rain. RAIN REPORTS. Copious Showers In the Central Valleys. ~ Hollister, Cal., February 17.—Nearly an inch of rain has fallen here during the storm. Crops are nearly all in and the outlook is very good. Vacaville, Cal., February 17. —The rainfall during the present storm is 1.71 inches. Tne mountains west of town had a heavy covering of snow this morning. Tbe creek is rising. No danger is feared. The weather is cloudy and more rain is indicated. Tulare, February 17.—1t has been raining since morning. The rain will cause a brief cessation in vineyard plant ing, but will prove highly beneficial. Many hundred acres of vines and trees have been planted in the last three weeks. Cornino, Cal., February 17. —All night there was a high steady wind and 1.20 inches of rain fell, Much grain was sown last week. There are fine drying winds today with small showers at the foothills. Huron, Cal., February 17.—The rain fall for tfee storm is thirty hundredths of au inch; for the season 923 inches. The creeks have overflowed their banks, and several hundred acres of grain is under water. Part of the railroad track be tween Huron and Alcalde is washed away. THE NEVADA. BANK. Senator Fair Praises Air. Hell man's Financial Ability. San Francisco, February 17.—Speak ing of the proposed sale of the Nevada Bank, Senator Fair said today that as a commercial bank there waß a gooi field open for it here. "It should have been done long ago," added he. "The inslitution is pros perous, and if it enters more upon commercial banking, as is proposed, it cannot fail to do well. I bave known Mr. Hellman for a long time and I have a high opinion of his financial abilities. He has acquired large wealth in Southern California, where he has been a banker for a great many years. As I understand it, it was not a question as to how much money could be raised for the purchase of tbe majority of the stock, but as tb how many business men could be ac cepted as stockholders under the new management. A mrmber of men really wanted more stock than it appears they can get." YOSI.UITi: VAI.IIiV. Uovcruor 'Waterman Denies that It is mismanaged. Sacramento, February 17. —Governor Waterman has sent to Senator Stanford, Senator Hearst*tnd the California Rep resentatives in Congress, a lengthy dis patch regarding the charges against the management of Yosemite valley, by the the State of California. The Governor cays the movement to have the valley again revert to the care of the Government is in tbe interest of persons disappointed for positions in tbe valley, and that tbe charges of mismanagement are entirely false. The Governor mentions tbe names of Miss Kate Field, J. M. Hutch ins and Mr Johnson, of the "Century," as among the instigators oi tbe scheme, and claims that personal interests ac count for their position in the matter. fHF LOS ANGELES DAILY HfIKALP: TUESDAY MORMJNG. FEBRUARY 18, 1890. The Governor states tbat he will soon forward maps and other data presentin the groundwork upon which to comba the movement. Saved Three Lives. San Fkancisco, February 17.—Fred L Harrington, keeper cf the Trinidad ligh house, just north of Humbolt bay, ha reported to Lieutenant Perry that he picked up three sailors about 1 o'clock on the morning of the 12th instant. He was attrtcted by the firing of guns. Fi nally he got r-iiiht of a boat contain ing three men. By signals they «*re directed where to land They had suffered much from colli and hungar, having been tossed about with out food or water for more than two days They were lost from the sealing schooner Lillie L , which left the port throb days ago. The men are still with Keeper Harrington. The Chinese must move. San Francisco, February 17. —A city ordinance providing for the removal ol Chinatown to South San Francisco was passed to print, by a unanimous vote, at a meeting of the Board of Supervisors to night. This action was the result of the opinion of the City and County Attorney that the order was legal and could be en forced. A Receiver Appelated. San Francisco, February 17.—Judge Wallace this afternoon appointed Patrick Reddy receiver of the American Bugar Refinery, whose franchise was recently declared forfeited on account of the com pany's connection with the sugar trust. Appointed by the Governor. Bacramento, February 17.—The Gov ernor today appointed T. H. Wade, of Los Angeles, a notary public. The Governor also appointed Hon. John F. Rooney Superior Judge of Tuolumne county, to hold court in Tnyo county, vice John A. Hannah, disquali fied. HKiiMitK and Quarreling. Santa Rosa, Cal., February 17.— George Brugey shot and killed Dick Loursen at Windsor this afternoon. Bruggy and Loursen had been together drinking and quarreling all afternoon. Bruggy nas not yet been arrested. The Work of Tramp*. Wichita, Kan., February 17. —The engine and bagguge-car of express plunged through a bridge six miles south of here this morning. Road master E. Peters waa killed; Engineer Ward and Fireman Smith each had a leg broken; Beveral passengers were in jured. The support of the bridge through which the train plunged had lean burned away during the night, it is supposed by tramps. A Sheriff's posse is scouring the country for the miscreants. Woolen merchants Fall. New York, February 17. —Gilmartin & Doyle, woolen mcichanta, 14 and 16 Lispenard street, have made an assign ment. The firm sold largely to peddlers, and were well known all over the United States, wherever a peddler went. Their nominal assets are $235,000; liabilities, f90,000. Shot by White Caps. Frederick, Md., February 17.—White japs last night shot and fatally wounded Mrs. Rebecca Bruchey, white, who waa accused of undue intimacy with a col ored man. No arrest yet. Inquiring After the British. Tangier, February 17 —The Spanish corvettes Castilla and Mavarra arrived here, and sailed again, after making in quiries regarding tbe movement of the British squadrons. Brazilian Ministers Resigned. New York, February 17.—A Rumor has reached here that several of the Brazilian ministers have resigned. Jury Bribers' Trial. Chicago, February 17. —The jury to try the Cronin jury bribers was com pleted late this afternoon. Brief opening addresses were made for 'the State, but the defense waived opening, pending the examination of witnesses. After hear ing the testimony of Deputy Clerk Leo the court adjourned. Barney W lines Sold. Lexington, February 17. —At Wood ward's sale today O. F. Alford, of Lex ington, bought Barney Wilkes for $8,000. CATARRH. Catarrhal Deafness—Hay Fever—A New Home Treatment. Sufferers are not generally aware that these diseates are contagious, or that they are flue to the presence of living parasit's iv the lining nvmbrane of the nose and eustachian tubes. Microscopic rtseaich, however, has proved this to be a fact, and the result of this discov ery U that a Blmpla remedy has been formu lated whereby catarrh, catarrhal desfnessand hay fever are permanently cured in from one to three simple applications made at home by the patient once in two weeks. N. B.—This treatment is not a snuff or an ointment; boih have been discarded by reputa ble phjsicians as injurious. A pamphlet ex plaining this new treatment is sent on receipt of three cents by A. H.Dixon & Son, 337 and 339 West King stree f , Toronto, Canada.—| Med ical Adviser. Sufferers from Catarrhal troubles should carefully read the above. The Best $1 White Shirts At Hnrrih', tbe hatter and gents' furnisher, 204 South Spring street. Harris, the Hatter And Rents' furnisher, 204 S. Spring et.. oppo site the Hollenbeck. The Finest Turkish Baths On the Coast are at the Hammam, 121 South Main street. Peculiar In Combination, Proportion, and Process of prep aration, Hood's Sarsaparilla possesses the full earativo value of the best known remedies ol the vegetable kingdom. Peculiar in strength and economy — Hood's Sar saparilla is the only medicine of which can truly be said, " 100 doses one dollar." Other medicines require larger doses, and do not produce a« good results as ■ Hood's Sarsnparllltt. Peculiar in its medicinal merit, Hood's Sarsa parilla accomplishes cures hitherto unknown, and has won the title of " Tho greatest blood purifier ever discovered." Peculiar in its "good name at home" —there Is more of Hood's Sarsaparilla sold in Lowell, Where it is made, than of all other blood purifiers. Peculiar In its phenomenal record of sales abroad, no other preparation has attained such popularity in so short a time. It Is Peculiar to Itself. Peculiar in the originality and effectiveness of Its advertising, Its methods are continually being copied by competitors. Peculiar iv the way it wins the people's confi dence, one bottle always sells another. Hood's Sarsaparilla Bold by druggists. «1; six for $5. Prepared only by C. I. HOOD &CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass. I OO Doses One Dollar oeSnvr-sa ffIiaCEIXANEOCS) DOLLAR JJ (jO | DOLLAR WASHBIJRAI 25 PIECES, 24 INCHES WIDE, - All Pure Silk; Guaranteed to Wash; and Fast Colors GLORIOSAS NEW DRESS FABRIC. ffc NEW DRESS FABRIC PURE WOOL AND lIP PURE WOOL AND SILK, COST 80c A llf SILK, COST 80c A YARD TO IMPORT. 11l YARD TO IMPORT. 16-PIECES-16 A YARD. 16-PIECES-16 PLAID DRESS GINGHAMS, worth at 5c a yard. FANCY DREBS GINGHAMS, worth 10c at 6e a yard. FANCY DRESS GINGHAMS, worth at 8c a yard. (LATEST NdVELTIBB Iq GINGHAMS, CHAMBRAYS, OUTISTG CLOTHS, FRENCH AND ENGLISH SATEENS, AMERICAN SATEENS, just received. WATCH OUR FRONT WINDOWS FOR BARGAINS. 201, 203.205 South Spring St., Corner Second. I Have Good Invesimenis for Capital, Some of WMcil are: FOR SALE—One of tbe best paying livery aud hack outnesses in the city; will take part good property. FOR SALE —A very desirable piece of Spring-street property. FOR SALE—Some very desirable building lots in the "Crown Hills" and "Nob Hill portions of the city, very low to relieve a pressing necessity. FOR PALE—A very highly improved orange and walnut orchard for $75,000, which for thia and two preceding years baa paid NET 10 per cent, per annum and over, on price asked. This is a rare investment and a handsome home. FOR SALE —From 10,000 to 30,000 acres of tbe finest fruit and grain lands in Southern California ior Colonies. Thia property is all under the best water system, with unlimited quantities; will be sold very low and on e.>ay terms. FOR k ALE—I,IOO rich valley land; well watered; just the property for a success ful stock-breediDg faim. FOR RENT —Two fine suites of two rooms each, in the Panorama building, Main street. Good rooms for commission or professional business; rent $15 a suite. FOR RENT—4O room, furnished house; centrally located; rent low for desirable tenant. FOR EXCHANGE —For residence in city, a lovely orange and fruit orchard in beautiful Duarte; plenty of water. SPECIAL BARGAINS—Three lota on Figueroa and two on Adams streets, at leaa than assessment pricea. I have other city and country property, desirable and at low figures. Call and if I haven't what you want I will get it. I*l,l. J- s VAN 'REN, 34 N. Spring St. "USE THE CELBBKATKD CROWN FLOUR' Ixcelled by no other brand. For sale by all first-class grocers. coramissioN and storaoe. H. Hilleb, Pres. J. J. Woodworth, Sec. LOS ANGELES STORAGE, COMMISSION AND LUMBER CO, San Pedro St., bet. Fourth and Fifth. Dealers ln Lumber of all kinds. Lath, P astir, Doors, Lime, Fireclay, Windows, Cement, Fire brick, Blinds, Plastering Hair, Monterey Sand, etc. Best brands English Portland Cement by the 100 or 1,000 barrels. Prices on application Telephone 109, P. 0. Box 87. f7 lm California Warehouse CORNER SEVENTH AND ALAMEDA. Grain, Wool and General Merchandise Warehouse. Storage, Oommtsslon A- insurance. fHtf NATO'S WAREHOUSE, GRAIN, WOOL —ABD— tern! MeT-chfißiLie Advances Bade on wool. US-H lIA YTIHTfsnT Xake no shoes unless I'll II I 111 [\| XV. 1.. DoMßhiH' name and VAU AIUII price are sTamped on the bottom. If the dealer cannot supply you, send direct to factory, enclosing advertised W. L. DOUGLAS $3 SHOE GENTLEMEN. Fine Calf, Heavy Laced Grain and Creed moor Waterproof. Best in the world. Examine his 85.00 GENUINE HAND-M M El» SHOE. 84.00 H.VND-SEWKI) WEI.T SHOE. 83.50 POLICE AM) FARMERS' SHOE. 82.50 EXTBA VAU I ( Al l SHOE. 83.25 & 82 WORKIXiiJIKS'S SHOES. 82.00 and 51.75 BOYS' SCHOOL SHOES. AU made in Congress, Rutton and Lace. $3 & $2 SHOES la f d°ies. 81.75 SHOE FOE MISSES. Best Material. Best Style. Best Flttm*. TV. 1.. Douglas, Brockton, Mass. Sold ry MASSACHUSETTS Boot and Shoe House, Sole Agents for Los Angeles. fl-5m 188 WEST FIRST »T. Hp. MR! Is thorough in its work of cleansing the system of all impurities in a very short time, and is considered by those having used it as a SPECIFIC in DYSPEPSIA, Constipation, Loss o Appetite, CBNBBAT. NFBVOr a >'F aa Utte It a Trlnl Sold V.\t>rVwUexi> fl-om It. Zi. STARK', r"asßH>«i<r. J. »l. HUH * GO. =J. M.=^~~ Hale & Co. 107 AND 109 NORTH SPRING ST. | . . PRUNE . . TIIE HMKT WL | FOR THE SPrIN(j AND SUMMER, 1890. OF COURSE this does not exclude fifty other new colorings, but simply o'ershadows for the time being. The new tint is a shade of red, yet dead violet, arid when combined with white guipure is becoming to a great variety of complexions, and correspondingly it will be in great de mand. Our new line of Embroideries have come in. Next week we have our Annual Spring Sale of this line of goods. It will pay you to wait lor us. FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY M 5 Cents WE OFFER 5 Cents ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY pieces of white Nain sooks, averaging 50 yards to a piece—6,000 yards in all, at exactly one-naif retail price. Our price 5c per yard. For Ladies' and Children's Dresses, for Ladies' Dressing Sacques, for aprons, etc., this material is in great demand, and at quoted price we expect to clcse out the entire line. Dis played in show windows. FOR mimil FEBRUARY 19TB. 8# Cents WE OFFER Cents DRESS PRINTS! NINETY pieces, 4,500 yards best quality Pacific and Cocheco Dress prints at Cents per yard. The regular selling price is 83 everywhere, and have never been sold under 7 cents. We guarantee the color of every yard to be perfectly fast and exactly as represented. Displayed in show window. FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY MB. «Dress Goods» A beautiful line of 54 inches wide Fancy Plaids and Stripes at $1.00 per yard. Beautiful colorings to select from. Regular sel.ing price $1.50. ' FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19TB. 50 Cents . 50 Cents TWENTY pieces of Dress Goods, all wool, 42 inches wide, stripes and plaids, which we have been selling at &5 C > 95c, $ 1.00 and $1.25; all at one price 50 cents per yard. Next Week Our Embroidery Sale WAIT FOR IT. ,T. M. Hale & Co. mim 109 NORTH SPRING ST. 5