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oonaieting of 2i) delegates from eacli
state and territory west of the Mi»«ori
rivei, to meet at'some point in Califor
nia pot later than rVptemhpr Ut next,
and) discuea the reclamation of arid
lands.
Atnumbar of bills were passed on
thirt reading, including a bill making
an appropriation for the Preston Bchool
of industry at lone.
Atbiil providing for two additional su
perior court judges for Santa Clara
county was withdrawn.
Adjourned.
COMSITTBK WORK,
The assembly committee on viticul
ture considered thia afternoon Talbott'a
bill appropriating $10,000, to send ex
perts to foreign countries to import par
asites and predaceous insects. The bill
will be reported favorably.
Tbje senate committee on claims has
passed the claim of Dennis Jordan for
work done at Feleom prison in 1889,
reducing tb* amount, however, to
$67,000. Tbe aseembly committee wiil
act on it tomorrow.
Th» senate finance committee has de
cided to report favorably Ragsda'.e's bill
appropriating $119,000 for the erection
of an additional wing to the Glenn Ellen
home for the feeble m nded.
The assembly committee on public
buildings and grounds has decided to
paBS Thomas's bill for the erection of a
monument at Dormer lake to the
memory of the Dormer party, appropri
ating $2500 therefor.
t, LAST NIGHT'S CAUCUSES.
The Republican caucus tonight dia-
cussed the Bretz matter and decided
that no action will be taken aa a unit.
The sentiment of the caucus appeared
to be against expulsion and in favor of
censure. A protest was also made
against an early adjournment, on ac
count of the condition ot legislative
work.
Tbe Democratic caucus decided to
support a resolution declaring the office
of railroad commissioners vacant. It ia
understood there was no discussion of
the Bretz matter.
BRETZ WILL NOT BE OUSTED.
The Populists tonight diecussed the
Bretz affair and will take action tomor
row, and as it requires two-thirds of the
•esensbly to vote to expel, it is not plain,
if theißepublicans stand with the Popu
lists, ibow Bretz can be ousted from his
■eat. It is believed tonight that Bretz
will not be ousted.
kKtOHUS TO THK STATE,
*ac Oakland Water Front Is Pnbllo
Property.
Oakland, Cal., Jan. 24.—The superior
conrt) sitting in bank, today granted a
motion for a non-suit in the case of the
HT.4aL r.' * Mianlaaal A 1 • . .
*t HKOI A.' IVUV wuiyuuj * 1,0 Ct * V C*
Oakland, tho* throwing the Water Front
company ont of court. The decision is
based on the recent ruling of the Su
preme court in the Chicago lake front
case.; The Water Front company
claimed title to the land in Oakland
fronting on the bay worth several mil
lions dollars. ,
The court in its decision holds that,
as the Uaijed States supreme conrt de- i
cjsiof inj Ua' Chicago lake front case i
was the 1 last authoritative utter- 1
•nee from the highest court i
of law, it is entitled to all con- i
sideration and respect. It must, <
.... ..tboraJere be allowed by all state trib- I
unalsi
The case at the bar, says the court, is j
not embarrassed by any nncertainty.
It can matter not whether the whole
harbor of Chicago or only a portion
thereof was sought to be conveyed into
private ownership by the legislature.
The grant in this case is of still greater ;
actual and relative size. If in the Cbi- j
cago case the abdication was not con- ■
sistent with the exercise oi that -
trust which requires the government of <
the state to preserve Buch waters for
the use of the public, it certainly was
sot in the case at tbe bar.
The land conveyed by the decision ex
tends along Oakland creek and San
Francieco bay ior about 10 miles, and
comprises about 8000 acres. The suit
of the Water Front company was not
against the city of Oakland but
against a number oi individuals
who claimed to have equal title with the
water front company to tbe lands in
question. The decision accordingly
make* invalid the claims of all partieß
to the lands, the ownership of which
reverts back to tbe state.
TWO SIDES.*© BE EEABD,
Railway Commissioner Ilea on the
Warpath.
San Jose, Jan. 24.—James W. Rea to
day sent a letter to Chairman Gould of
the assembly in which be stated that
tbe members of the railroad commission
proposed to take part in the investiga
tion of the ;commißsion, deßpite the
evident desire to hear but the side
Traffic Manager Leeds represents. Rea
charges that an aseemblyman who
signed the Leeds pledge offered to cell
bis veto to him (Rea).
AS Passengers Terrorized.
Mo., Jan. 24.—Two men,
supposed to be two prisoners who es
caped-*from» jail at Springfield, Saturday,
boarded a train on the Sedalia, Warsaw
and Southern railway at Cole Camp.
BeTlin'eomity, today. They were both
armed with revolver j, and terrorized the
passengers. The women took refuge in
tbe baggage car, while the men on tbe
train were powftrlesa in the face of the
ruffians' revolvers. They jumped off
the tsiic before it reached here, having
done no damage further than to have
frightered the passengers thoroughly.
■Kja A ,£°V»S»' Trag-edy.
St. Louis, Jan. 24. — This evening
Frank;' Henschel, a clerk, shot and
probably fatally wounded his sweet
beartt r Alice Bruce, at her home. A
little later, the police looking for the
would-be murderer, found bis dead body
in an- alley two blocks away. Tbe
chances ior the girl's recovery are but
slight. Henechel was about 23 years
old, and so far as known had no cause
for a d/uarrel with Miss Bruce.
A Receiver Wanted.
TJudA, N. V., Jan. 24 —Application
bas been made for a temporary receiver
for tha Eureka Mower company. Lia
bilities; *i 47,000.
Found,
At the drag store, a valuable package,
worth it* weight in gold. My hair has
■topped falling and al! dandruff haa dia
appearad sitos I found skookum root hair
grower. . Ask your druggist about it.
No* Pension for sTrs. Jo<r Davis.
. MoNWKMoKEy, Ala., Jan. 24 — The np
' %r,er bouse of the Alabama assembly to
igfc by a vote of 17 to 15, refused to pass
i granting a pension of $500 per
thXjiidow of Jefferson Lavis
' Hgonsider will be made
:.. v i •?'•-••;»
uaaiittiptly cvred by
, —10c a bottle,
THE VACANCY ON THE BENCH.
Justice Lamar's Seat Draped in
Mourning.
Fitting- Marks of Respect Paid to
His Memory,
Conreas a- d Sapreme Court Adjourned.
Speculation tiifo as to ilia Suc
oaaaor—Will Harrlaon
Appoint Mini?
By the Associated Press.
Washington, Jan. 21.—Jastice La
mar's seat ou the supreme court bench
was. draped in mourning this morning
when the conrt assembled. Chief Jus
tice Fuller announced Lamar's death,
and without transacting any business
tbe court adjourned. Most of the mem
bers of the court will attend the funeral.
The senat9 and house adjourned ont of
respect to the memory of Lamar.
SECRETARY NOBLE'c) TRIBUTE.
Secrotary Noble today issued an order
announcing the death of Justice Lamar,
reviewing bis career and saying regard
ing Lamar's secretaryship of the inte
rior :
"It belongs to others with whom he
served in congress, on the' bench and in
other relations in private and official
life, to speak ol his merits there. It is
with pleasure fjat testimony is here
borne to his invaluable labors in this
department, which were faithfully per
formed with that clearness of apprecia
tion, sense of justice and goodness of
heartfor which he was distinguished. In
token of the appreciation of his services
and respect for his memory, this de
partment will be draped in mourning
for 20 days on and from thiß date, the
flag carried at half maet and the de
partment closed on the day of his
funeral."
THE PRESIDENT'S CONDOLENCE.
When the news of the death of Jus
tice Lamar was conveyed to the presi
dent, he sent a message of sympathy to
Mrs. Lamar.
lamar's successor.
Speculation is already rife over the
successor to Justice Lamar on tbe su
preme court bench. The particular per
son who will be chosen is not considered
bo much as the question whether Har
rison will make a nomination to fill the
vacancy or leave the matter open for
President Cleveland's action. It is cer
tain, in view of the attitude of certain
Democratic sec tors toward the nomi
nation of McComas to be judge
of the court of the District of
Columbia, that a nomination by
Harrison would be antagonized to
the end of the session, if possible. In
view of that fact it is probable the pres
ident will not care to provoke the bitter
controversy and will take no action, but
it can be said he baa come to no deter
ruination upon the matter, and he will
not consider it, even,for several days at
least. Should he decide to make a nom
ination the probabilities are that a
member of the United States judiciary
within Justice Lamar's old circuit will
fe^'SlXi 1 } 6 MBSUUSfent. This
Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and
Texas.
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS, ETC.
Macon, Ga., Jan. 24—The funeral of
Justice Lamar will take place Friday
afternoon. It haa been decided that the
interment, temporary at least, will be in
Riverside cemetery. The body of the
late justice will lie in etate tomorrow
and cp to noon on Friday, at Which
lime the cortege will leave the houße tor
tbe church under an escort of pall-bear
ers representing the bar of Macon, tbe
state of Georgia and the supreme bench.
The dead justice was placed in hia coffin
at 8 o'clock thia evening. His face pre
sents a calm look, death having made
Utile change. Today telegrams of con
dolence came in irom all parts of the
United States.
WASHINGTON NOTES.
Electoral Vots Messengers Not All Ar-
rived Yet-Other Matters.
Washington, Jan. 24.—The Vice-Pres
ident late this afternoon received by
messenger the returns from the election
in the state of Wisconsin, and received
a telegram from Senator Bandera of
Montana saying a messenger will arrive
ou the 30th mat. with duplicate returns.
Dispatchee were also received that the
messenger from Oregon ia on the way to
Washington.
When the eenate finance committee
met today McPherson asked pointedly
what the majority of the committee pro
posed to do relative to the bill to repeal
the silver purchase act, reported from
the committee a week ago. Sherman,
who haa the matter in charge, replied
that he would call the bill up in tbe
senate just as soon as he had ascertained
that his motion to do co would com
mand tbe support of the majority. The
committee did nothing of general inter
est during the cession.
Information has been received at the
war department that Captain Reavarria,
Francisco Benavides and Prudebieco
Gonzales, leaders of the Mexican ban
dits who caused ao much trouble along
the border, have been captured by
United States troops.
The house committee on the world's
Columbian exposition wrestled for two
bours this morning with tbe Sunday
opening propoeition, and when it ad
journed for tbe week neither the Sun
day openera or tbe Sunday cloeers had
secured a decided advantage.
Senator Squire of Washington ad
dressed the house committee on com
merce today in support of the Benate
bill appropriating $250 000 for the con
struction of a ship canal between Puget
sound and Lake Washington.
Dr. Bustamante, the newly-appointed
minister from Venezuela to the United
States, was received formally by Presi
dent Harrison today.
The Most Pleasant Way
Of preventing the grippe, coIJb, headaches
and fevers is to use the liquid laxative
remedy Syrup of Figa whenever the sys
tem needa a gentle, yet effective cleana
ing. To be benefited, one must get the
true remedy, manufactured by the Cali
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only. For eale by
all druggists in 50c and $1 bottles.
Cronbhlte's Defalcation.
Attica, Ind., Jan. 24—Che defalca
tion of Treasurer Cronkhite of Warren
county will reach $100,000. About
$35,000 of this amount ia due to individ
uals. It is not known where he is, but
is is supposed he went to Canada.
To make the hair grow a natural color, «re
vent bahines-. and keer> the scalp healthy,
Hall's l air Itenewer waß Invented, and has
proved itself succotwiul.
LOS ANGELES HERALD; WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1893.
CUIOAOO OOSSIP.
News Waifs from tn« Windy World's
Fai' City.
Chicago, Jan 24.—Application was
made before Judge Grosdcup in the
United States circuit conrt, today, for
an order to prevent the Edison Electric
company from interfering with the Sun
beam Incandescent company in the pur
chase of incandescent lainpe. They
also ask that the Edison company be
compelled to All their orders, alleging
that the Edison company refuse to eel)«
them. Pending ths conclusion of the
arguments, Judge Grosecup baa or
dered the Edison company to Bell
lamps.
Martin A. Ryereon today presented
Chicago univetßity with $100,000 ior or
ganization and equipment purposes, on
condition that tbe university raise
$400,000 for the same end. The latter
amount must be raised by May 1, 1893
The remains of Kittie McCabe, who
perished in the Calumet club housb fire,
were found today in the rums.
A poßt-mortem on the remains of A.
J. Morton, a clerk of the I'hil-tdelpnia
and Reading road, who waß found dead
on the Tolleston marshes yesterday, re
veala the tact that he was murdered.
It waa found that his skull waa crushed
in behind the ear with a blunt instru
ment. The police have a good descrip
tion of the three men who oliVred to
guide him out of the marsh and are con
fident of arresting them.
BARRON AND PURTELL.
A SEVEN-ROUND PRIZE-FIGHT IN
SAN FRANCISCO.
A Michigan Pugilist Pot to Sleep by
an Australian Slugger After
• Desperate and Hard-
Fought Battle.
Sam Fbancisco, Jan. 24 —Welter
weights Jim Barron of Australia and
Paddy Purtell of Michigan fought at the
California athletic club tonight. Barron
won in the seventh round.
There was plenty of fighting done
during the seven rounds and Purtell did
as mucb ac Barron, if not more, but the
Australian had the advantage in height,
weight and reach.
There were a number of exchanges in
the first two rounds, both men generally
aiming for tbe head. Purtell landed
several times in the third and then
went down from a right on the jaw. He
was up in a moment, however, and
fought hard, driving several right jabs
into the Australian's head and receiving
several in return. Both men were tired
at tbe end of the round.
They renewed their slugging in ffce
next two rounds and each tried hard for
a knock-out. Purtell landed oftener
and apparently with greater force, but
Barron stood up under nis blows and
continued to pound his opponent when
ever an opportunity offered.
The sixth round was a repetition of
the preceeding two. Furtell was the
weaker, but he continued to fight hard,
and Barron tried time after time to fin
ish his man. Hia blowa counted, for
Purtell was very weak in the seventh
round, and after a few exchangee he
(Tina'took nine seconds on tine umnV
When be arose Barron renewed the at
tack and sent bim down again with a
right-bander in the face. Purtell tried
to rise, but bis lags gave way under him
and he was counted but;
National Trotting Association
New York Jan. 24.-The board of
stewards ot the National Trotting asso
ciation held a secret meeting here to
day. At the conclusion, Secretary
Archer announced that after the amicable
consideration of the claims of several fac
tions everything waß aatiefactorily die
poaed of and that the outlook indicated
an unusually successful trotting season
thia summer and fall. The New York
driving club waß admitted to member
ship in the association and datea ar
ranged for the season's trotting.
The Detroit board, of which Daniel
Compau ia the leading epirit, was ad
mitted to the grand circuit.
Crescent City Races.
New Orleans, Jan. 24, —The track
was fast. -
Five furlongs—Robby Beach won,
Remus second, Progression third ; time,
1:04.
Five and one-hall furlongß—Modjeaka
won, John J. I. second, Hoodoo third;
time, l:10j 3 .
Six furlonga—Foreat King won, Carrie
Pearaall second, Pigeon third. Time,
1:28.
Six furlonga—Le Grande won.Angeree
second, The Judge third. Time, 1 iffrj*.
Seven furlongs—Warplot won, Want
auga, second, Excelsior third. Time,
1:34.
Oakland Races.
Oakland, Cal., Jan. 24.— Three fur
longs, 2 year-olds—Bonnie Jean won,
Montevala second, Claire third; time,
36?^.
Six furlonga—Sir Walter won, Vnnity
second, May Pritchard third; time,
Three-fourths mile—Guadalonpe won,
Alfred B. eecond, Huguenot third; time,
1:16%.
One mile—Qnarterstaff won, Bain
drop second, Folly third; time, 1:45%.
Sale of Stanford Stock.
New Yohk, Jan. 24 —The sale of trot
ting stock from the Palo Alto farm, Cal
ifornia, commenced today. The at
tendance was fair and bidding rather
tame. Among the horses sold were:
Knox (2:27?.0 by Nephew-Miss Knox,
William Bunn, Philadelphia, $1000;
Sketch, b. c, Azmoor-Spirit, W. H.
Orr, Beading, Pa., $1050. Forty-eight
horses were sold at the sale today and
the total sum realized was $15,130, un
average of $315 20 per head.
Struck by a Train.
Passaic, N. J., Jan. 24.—A fatal col
lision between an Erie train and a
sleigh filled with persons took place
here at an early hour this morning.
One person was killed outright
and another so badly injured, she died
soon after. Two women and a man
were also badly hurt. Tbe dead are
Miss Mary By an and Miss Mary Splain.
An Cu«ucoos»ral Strike.
Muncik, Ind , Jan. 24 —The Lake
Erie and Western yards' switchmen's
strike is over. Tho men today accepted
their money and are leaving town. The
Chicago men were brought in and
are working under police protection.
No further trouble is anticipated,
liOft
Once lost, it is difficult to restore the
hair. Therefore be warned in time,
lest yon become bald. Skookum root
hair grower stops falling hair. Sold by
druggists.
ARIZONA LEFT OUT IN THE COLD
Arbitrary Action of Republican
Senators.
They Favor the Admi-tslon of Three
Territories.
The Claims of the Fourth and Most
Eligible to Statehood ..f All they
Iguoro— The Caucus
Programme.
By tho AMOcintod Press.l
VVasuinoto.n, Jan. 24.—The R°pub
lican senatorial caucus this afternoon
decided by a majority vote to take fa
vorable action upon the admission of
the territories of Oklahoma, Utah and
New Mexico, but left Arizona out in the
cold. This result was not attained until
after a prolonged discussion.
A great deal of opposition waß mani
fested on the part of some eastern
eenatore, who pointed to what they
called the manifest evidences of
the inability of these territories to
Jake UP the cares and burdens of state
hood. Ooj-ction was made to the ad
mission of New Mexico on account of
its great preponderance of citizens who
could not speaa or write tbe English
language; to Arizona because of ita im
meuße debt, and Oklahoma by reason of
itß newness and the absence of the
essentials which go to make up a suc
cessful territory ready for the more ad
vanced position of statehood.
The caucus developed into a contest
between tbe extreme west and tbe east,
and appears to be a victory for the
younger members of tbe senate. It ia
considered a victory, however, in name
only, for the subsequent action of the
senate negatived the reeult obtained.
It agreed that the question of admission
should be made the order of buaineßa
to follow the discussion of the - Nica
ragua canal.
After the present order, the Cherokee
strip bill, iB disposed of, tbe senate will
take up varioua interstate commerce
bills and will then begin the discussion
of the Nicaragua canal bill. In the
meantime the appropriation bills, which
have the rigbt of way, will begin to
make their appearance and demand the
attention of tue senate.
Thus it will be seen that the chances
for the discussion of bills to admit the
territories are very slim, and the east
ern senators who gave assent 10 the
caucus programme very reluctantly,
haveno hesitancy in saying no action
»vi*. ud i,atvou uiinng this session of con
gress whatever. On the other hand,
the friends of the territories assart that
the Republicans stand committed to a
favorable vote regaidleaa of whether it
comes up thia session or during the next
congress.
BIG FOCB VICTIMS.
Twenty-,hree Now Dead and Eighteen
More Dying.
Alton, 111., Jau. 24 —Two moredeaths
occurred last night aB the result of Sat
urday's disaster— W. B. Kichardeon and
Henry Weigand. There are yet 19 con
,l g{f^te, d lSeo
afternoon, making the 23d victim of the
explosion. All the fatally injured passed
a very bad day and more deaths are ex
pected soon.
In the first reports from the scene of
the recent accident at Warm Junction,
it wae Baid Grattan, tbe man charged
with tbe care of the switch, waa also a
barber. The fact ia he waa a regular
awitebman, wboße services were en
tirely controlled by tbe company, which
paid him regular wages.
BAN BERNARDINO NOTES. *
Prisoners Broak for fliberty— Court
Honse Work Approved,
San Berxakdino, Jan. 24. —Three pris
oners broke away from Deputy Sheriff
McFarlane today as he was directing
them while at work carrying wood into
the court house. Two wore recaptured,
tbe third is still at large. This iB the
second successful escape recently.
Tbe grand jury filed a report today
commending the work, as far as com
pleted, on the new court house.
Not Yet Transferred.
Galveston, Tex., Jan. 24.—A special
from San Antonio to the News Bays:
The fact that tbe San Antonio and
Aransas Pass railroad was not trans
ferred to the Southern Pacific company
yesterday, as expected, is due to an
other hitch in the terms of the reported
sale. President Robinson, failing to re
ceive any notice from either eide, haß
taken no steps for making tbe
transfer, and will leave tomorrow
for a month's trip to Arizona, where he
is interested in another railroad. A
prominent official of the road said it
would not eurprise him were the nego
tiations to fall through entirely, and in
any event he did not expect the road to
change hands before next month.
Collision of Freight I'r.tins.
Joliet, Jan. 21. —Two freight trains
collided on the Sauta Fe railroad near
Mill°da!e, this morning. Engineers A.
M. Babn aod Richard Mitchell
and Brakeman M. J. Ma
honey were killed. Both trains
were badly wrecked and the
pecuniary loss will be heavy. Tbe
wreck was caused by a misunderstand
ing between the conductor of tbe way
freight aud the operator at Patterson as
to the whereabouts of the other train.
Cold Weather in Virginia.
Old Point Comfort, Va., Jan. 24. —
Two negro oyster dredgers arrived here
today ..from Tangier island, walking 34
miles acro«a the ice to Cape
Charles. They say there were
20 in their p>.rty, seven of whom
dropped ou tbe ice and are eupposed to
have frozen to death. They report great
destitution on Tangier island. Cattle
are killed for food, but there ia no bread
on the inland. Four thousand oyster
men on tbe eastern shore of Maryland
and Virginia are out of work and de
pendent on charity.
A Broken Knit.
Dixon, 111., Jan. 24.—The La Salle
northbound passenger train was thrown
irom the track 2>£ mileß north of here
today and rolled down a 30-foot embank
ment. Twelve persona were injured,
one of whom, R. J. Burgees of Portland,
Me., will probably die. Tbe others
were only slightly hurt. The wreck was
caused by a broken rail.
Hotel Fire*.
Bordkntown, N. J., Jan. 24.—Cain's
large hotel at FarnßWorth is burning
and wiil probably be destroyed.
St. Augustine, Fla., Jan. 24.—The
casino adjoin ng Hotel Alcazar burned
this morning. Loss, $100,000.
THE CONVOCATION.
It will Clous its Labors with This
Morning's Session.
The Episcopal con vocation of Southern
California met at St. John's church yea
terday morning at 10 o'clock. The
service was the celebration of the holy
communion, with a sermon by the Rev.
W. Hall of Pasadena. Hia text was, I
Am the Light of the World.
The ppCaker took the view that in
Jeaua Christ wae found the great theme
of the world. And it waa not until Jesus
came upon thiß earth that the full im
port of the text was impressed or real
ized by the spirit of man.
Immediately after the pervice the roll
waa called and the businees of the
convention wsb begun by the reading of
the minutes of tbe previous meeting
The Rev. J. D. H. Brown ofTsred a feel
ing resolution relative to the death of
Bishop Brooks which waa unanimously
adopted by a rieing vote.
An admirable essay on Retreats was
read by the Rev. Mr. Cowie.
In the evening a missionary meeting
was held, at which speeches were made
by the dean of the convocation Rev. Mr
Restarick, by the Rev. J. D. H. Brown
and Rev. Mr. Cowie. It was one of the
most successful missionary meetings
which the Episcopal church haa ever
held in Southern California.
This morning there will be a celebra
tion of the holy at 7:30
o'clock, and the closing businesa of con
vocation will be completed.
The following meßsege was cent yes
terday to the secretary of the standing
committee of the diocese of Masea
chusette:
The convocation of Southern Califor
nia sends words of deepest sympathy to
the bereaved diocese of Maasachuaetta
in the irreparable loaa of ita distin
guished bishop.
81.0530N AND SCHAEFER.
Articles Signed for Two Match Games of
New York, fan. 24.—Articles of agree
ment were signed today for two matches
of billiarda between George Slosson and
Jacob Schaefer. Roche signed for
Schaefer. The matches are for
$1000 a aide on each match and
the net receipts over and above
all expenaes. The first match is to be a
14 inch balk line game, three nights'
play of 500 points each, to be played in
New York city on the evenings of April
25, 26 and 27, 1803. The second match
is to be at cushion caroms, one night's
play, 400 points up, and to be played in
Chicago on the evening of May 18, 1893. i
Santa Rosa Bnrglars.
Santa Rosa, Cal., Jan. 24.—Jacob
Schmidt's jewerly store was burglarized
laet night. The burglars gained an en
trance by smashing a door in the rear
of the building. Eight valuable watoteß
and a small sum of money were taken.
A clue haß been obtained to the guilty
parties, who are the eons of a well-knonw
citizen here. It is charged they are
members of a gang that committed a
number of robberies and burglaries
here recently.
Nebraska Bank Failure.
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 24 —The state
banning board today closed the Dickin
son State bank at Waboo. W. H. Dick
inson, the president and owner, is miss
ing. The bank iB a small concern, the
WOMEN AND JOURNALISM.
A Field Which Has Attracted Very Many
Bright Creatures.
There Beeins to be a great setting in of
the tide of working women toward jour
nalism.. It is a little cnriouß that women
who have failed in many methods of
breadwinning should think it easy to
write for the newspapers and edit great
journals. Possibly the easy style that ia
in reality the perfection of good journal
ism seems to require only a ready pen
and a moderate fund of general informa
tion. Women soon learn their mistake.
They learn that absolute correctness,
reliability, punctuality, and, above all,
adaptiveness, are absolutely necessary to
even moderate success. Besides this they
must havo what is technically known in
the profession as "a liking for the busi
ness" and a willingness to do that which
they can do best.
It will not do for a fashion writer t«
"write up" a great religious or political
convention, although women's versatil
ity in journalism is a source of never
ending surprise to men. A newspaper
woman will write a pathetic sketch, re
port a fashionable wedding, make up a
practicable menu, give a charming ac
count of some other woman's new gown
witli fidelity to details in many cases
quite beyond a man's comprehension or
ability, write up the season's openingH,
compile a fashion article correct as to
style and novelty, and in addition write
advertisements, read proof, set type, do
typewriting, write on a pinch a credita
ble editorial, and in the interim attend to
her household and social duties.
The successful editor of today recog
nizes that the homo and the fireside must
receive due aud proper attention in his
paper, and that what may bo called
"women's news" has developed wonder
fully in the last few years. Matter about
and for women that is helpful and in
structive muat appear in each issue. Who
so capable of writing for women as a
woman?
As to the individual success of women
and their compensation, nothing very
positive can bo asserted. In no other
profession does ability so quickly receive
recognition as in journalism. There are
not so many briKht minds or good ideas
in the profession that both should not be
eagerly grasped at and well paid for by
the editor. The ability to express a great
deal in a few words is not usually a
woman's forte; rather is she inclined to
use a great many words and express very
little. Strange as it may Beem to those
unacquainted with the fact, there is a
limit even to a newspaper's capacity, and
a flow of language, however eloquent, is
far from being the great essential.
The stony of the poet who took a canto
of fifteen verses to an editor for publica
tion antkwas told to boil it down and ex
tract the Bentimont is very applicable.
After repeated efforts he failed to satisfy
the editor and finally told the latter to
do it himself. "Do you love me? No!
Then go," was the gist of the matter,
and while this may be extreme the prin
ciple of multum in parvo is a good one
for women who desire success aa news
paper workers.—St. Louis Star-Sayings.
Falling Hair
Produces baiu-e... it is cheaper to buy
a battle of skookum root bair grower
than a wig; besides, wearing ycnr own
hair is more convenient. All druggists.
HIS WELCOME WILL BE WARM.
The Preparations Completed for
Senator White's Reception.
He Will Be Brought Here on a Special
Train this Morning.
A Parade Which Will Extend from the
Depot to the City Hall, Where
• lew Addresses will
Be Made.
Yesterday the various committees in
charge of the reception to Senator White
perfected their arrangements and there
are very few new details in them beyond
what have already been published.
Yesterday morning Mayor Rowan re
ceived a communication from Secretary
O. D. Willard of the chamber of com
merce asking the Issuance of a call
through the newspapers to the general
public to co-operate in the reoeption to
day at the city hall. It is not the design
to make the reception very formal, and
bßyond a few brief addresses at the city
hall it will be a general participation by
Senator White's fellow citizens to ex
press their congratulations to him upon
his selection as United States senator.
The special White reception train wi 11
leave the Arcade depot this morning at
9 o'clock, about half an hour before the
regular Santa Barbara train. The special
will meet the regular San Francisco
train, on which will be Mr. White, at
Saugus. He will there leave the regu
lar train and get on the special, arriving
in the city about 10 minutes before the
San Francisco train.
THE RECEPTION,
At the depot, Seaator White and the
delegation meeting him at Saugua will
be met with carriages, and a parade will
be formed, under the direction of N. A.
Covarrubias, who has been named as
grand marshal. Lite yesterday after
noon the order and line of march was
formulated by Mr. Covarrubias in the
following order:
The order of march will be as follows:
Chief of Police J M mass,
Platoon of Police.
.... T G »n<l Ma shftl N A. Covarrubias.
Aids: L J. Rose, Jr., J. H Tate, Guv Barbara,
J. A Craig, L. Cruz, Jc. Foy, Bugene
Maxwell, Jubn Chanslar, K. & Tay
lor, J.J Chapman, D. F. D negan,
J. J. Melius, 0. F. Butan, A.
Bamhh, Dr. J. J. Clsoate,
Frank Schumacher, r,
MeCnffrer, Frank
Holbroott.
in Carriages.
Hon. and Mrs. Stephen M White.
Mayor Thomas B Rowan and - A -Mayor H. T.
uszard.
United States Judge S. M. Ross.
Superior Judges.
City Couaell.
Board of Supervisors.
Citizens on foot aud in carriages.
Citizens on horseback.
The line of march will be from the
Arcade depot on Fifth street, east on
Fifth to Main street, north on Main to
Temple and spring streets, south on
Spring to Second street, west on Second
to Broadway and tbe city hall.
Carriages participating in the parade
will be furnished witb flairs at the Oluh
Learning last evening that Hon. Ma-
Jion Cannon bad ret urned to bis home
at Ventura, Mr. Germain sent bim ihe
following message t .
Los Angeles, January 24.
Hon. Marlon Cannon, Vantora:
A reception by citizens of Los Angeleß
will be given to Hon. Stephen M. White
tomorrow. A special tram leaves at 9
tomorrow morning to meet bim at
SAUgus. The people of Bouthern Cali
fornia invite you to be with us. Please
meet the incoming San Francisco train
at about 10:30 a. m. tomorrow at Saugua.
Answer if we can depend on your pres
ence. Eugene Gebmain.
A Midnight Conflagration.
Albany, N. V., Jan. 24.—A special
dispatch to the Press and Knickerbocker
from Fair Haven, Vt.., at 1:45 o'clock
this morning, says a disastrous confla
gration broke out at midnight and tbe
indications are that tbe entire town will
be wiped out. Aid has been asked from
White Hall and the entire department
of tbe latter place has responded.
/^
In reading over the literary items of
the week, I found not much to interest
me, until my cyo caught sight of an
article headed "Jenlcs 1 Dream." Imag
ine my surprise to iind it ended up with
a recommendation to use Dr. Pierces
Pleasant Pellets. Nevertheless, being
a great sufferer from sick headache, I
determined to try them, (md, to my great
joy, I found prompt relief, and by their
protracted use, a complete immunity
from such attacks. Pierces Pollets
often cure sick headache in an hour.
They are gently laxative or actively
cathartic, according to size of dose.
As a pleasant laxative, take one each
night on retiring. For adults, four act
as an active, yet painless, cathartic.
Cause no griping or sickness. Best
.Liver Pill ever made. Smallest, Cheap
est, Easiest to take. For Constipation,
Indigestion and Bilious Attacks, they
have no equal.
Manufactured at tho Chemical Labo
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Medical Association, No. GO3 Main
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D. G. PECK CO.,
UNDERTAKERS
140 N. MAIN ST., LOS ANGELES.
—3iEmbalming a Specialty^
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Brings comfort and improvement an 4
tends to personal enjoyment when
Tightly used. The many, who live bet*
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
leas expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence ia due to its presen'lng
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, ihe refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax
ative; effectually cleansing the system
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profession because it acts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weaken
ing them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug
gists in 00c nnd $1 bottles, but it is man :
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well Informed, you will not
accept any substitute if offered.
DR. STEINHARTS
ESSENCE OF LIFE
Restores Manhood!
Cures Seminal Weakness,
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Stops Involuntary Losses
And all troubles caused by youthful
indiscretion ami excesses.
This Medicine Is Infallible and Purely Vegetable.
PRICE, $2 PER BOTTLE,
(or 0 bjttles for If 10.)
Can bo hod in pill form at same prices If prs
ferred.
Consultation and advice free, verbally
or by letter. All communications striot
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Unlike ttie Dutch Process
Qfc No Alkalies
]g\ Other Chemicals
are used in tho
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Dii 1 Vi w \lthM more than tl*v€etimes
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■ /-W v,f ' tn Starch, Arrowroot or
Sugar, and is far more eco
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It io delicious, nourishing, and basilt
DIGESTED.
Sold bjr Grocers ererfirhero*
W. SAKEK & CO., Dorchester, Man.
Painless Dentistry.
Fi , neool4Fiuing •
TBKTH, $8.00.
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BUNK BOOK MANUFACTURERS
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N. W. Cor. Temple and New High St
12-7 Telephone 635 1 yl
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OPIN DAY AND NIGHT,
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HOTEL TERRACINA
REDLANDS, CAL.
Now open for the fall and winter season.
Appointments and service
first class.
Rates, $3 per Day and Upward
CAMPBELL T. HEDGK, Prop.
11-20 6m
Established 1886. —
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Institute, 125 South Spring street, Los Angeles
Byes examined tree. Artificial eyes inserted.
Lenses ground to order on premises. Occullsts'
prescriptions correctly tiled. o-s 6m ,

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