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1.. I*. Klsher, newspapsr sdrertlsltiK agi "'.
Merchants' Bxchuiwe, Han rreneitoo, Is an
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his ottos,
•I in HaaAi.n Is sold st the (Iccldentsl Hotel
news stand, Pan Francisco, for 5c a copy.
\> I Mini .MtNSJ 7. I BOS.
UY TICLRURAPII--Death of Hilwln llnoth
... .More bsnk failures aud holiness crashes
....Dr. Brlggs publishes a manifesto . Tho
Russian extradition treaty promulgated....
llniMi 'in correspondence . Canadian roei
proolty aud anti trust conventions ..Prin
cess Rulalla's arrival at Chicago tlenersl
news gleanings.
LOCAL A horrible murder In Chinatown....
The Rapid Transit to lie taken by the South
ern Pacific In a few days The district nt
torney claims that the chargus 01 the Whit
tier school nre exorbitant ..The attempt to
enforce the Hoary act In the c-tsc of Ah
Yung not a success... .The supervisors sc-
Oepta bid for druits.... Wollnntluo's trial on
anharge of shooting young Pettit fohn
Kndlg's claim against the Hontliern I'aelllc
oompuiy. ..Tho courts.... polios coiuinis.
Sinn transactions The justices' courts....
Mrs. Lang robbed on South Hill street by a
highwayman .. .Meeting of tbe dentists.
liONO lliAdi—Coming siHte meeting ot ijuakers.
Santa M,iinh-a—Plans for summer sports.
Kruonoo -Shipping notes.
Santa Ana -Ptooecdlues of tho council.
PoMoKA-Mr. ft. W, Hill Injured.
Paraprka— The mountain railway.
Ban llrrnardino—A lilg electric enterprise—
High Carpenter shot.
Raw.ands Home happenings.
Fisst It, K. Church-numlay School Insti
tute, all lay,
City llai.i.—Council. !1 p. m.
US Raw rooan Itaaat—'Flowes FsarUval
annual meeting, 2 p. >».
Park THlATSl—American Born, H p. m.
Uhitv Cm-Rcii — Kutcrlslnmant by tho Toot
Soldier, vmes O, Kulllvau, 7:80 p. m.
I l.v, Norn 11 Maim htrrii -liouinciatio City
Central committee mottling, 7100 p. m.
lis Nohtii ScaiNti KTiiitcT—Architectural As
sociation UHwtliig, 7:.'10 p. 111.
If tub progress that has been made in
christianizing the Chinese In our midst
be taken as an indication of the number
of conversions to the true faith made by
missionaries in China, tbe reas
oner will not lail to arrive at the conclu
sion that retaliation lor the enforcement
of the Deary act will be but a Blight im
pediment to the spread of religion. If
tbe miesionariea in China aro forced to
come homo, they will find an ample
field to work in among our own people ;
and no doubt they would make far more
conversions here than they have made
among the heathens of the Flowery
kingdom. ___________
Thk president yesterday officially
proclaimed that the Russian-American
extradition treaty bad been ratified and
would go into elfoct in twenty days.
Tbe treaty in its entirety has not yet
been given to the public, but enough of
i\fi contents bave leaked out to let us
know that no such treaty ehould ever
have bean ratified by tlrs country. It
provides that parties charged with crim
inal offenses, including attempts
npon the lives of tho rulers or
their families of either country, may
berextradited. When it ia understood
that every act of a political character
to change the government ia belt! by
Russian law as an attempt upon the
life of the czar, we can to what in
famous purooaes thia treaty may be pat.
Besides trial by jury is unknown in two
thirds of the Russian empire. A politi
cal fugitive may be arrested in thia
country on any trumped-up charge that
is extraditable and sent back to Russia,
where he will be tried by a secret tribu
nal and sent to Siberia to perish in the
miucs. There should be no treaty of ox
traditiou between a country in which
the law is administered on civilized
and enlightened principles' and one in
which the law ia administered on bar
barous and despotic principles.
A i>ovm.E murder occurred in China
town yesterday. Thera is nothing un
usual in this. But it may again »erve
to draw attention to the peculiar eyti
of slavery which ia practiced in this
country by that peo| ie. The woman
who was killed wai cvi lently held aa tbe
chattel of a Chinaman, and the man who
killed her took her life when he found
that he could not get her to change
masters. Tilia ia a mere supposition;
but there is no doubt that the woman
was the property of Tom Bin, who did
not appear on the scene. It is a no
torious fact that the Chinese in this state
buy and sell tha women whose
bodies are let out for a price. It
has been time nnl a.gaiu de
veloped in the courts that th ) e»n
women are bought and , >!d by the Chi
nese traders in il lib as if they were bo
many cattle; that they have their mar
ket price the same as live -nock : and
that the ingenuity oi the lawyers atd
the sagacity of the courts have never
Seen ruual to convict these slave-dealers
in the face of the terrorism ami perjury
they exercise and procure. Eastern peo
plo who Inveigh against Californlans on
act'pnut of tho radical views ttiey hold
on the Chinese question, are utterly
ignorant of the terrible evils the Mon
golians are fastening upon the county.
Whilst their vices are unspeakable and
contaminating, tbey are ineradicable by
any process known to our civilization.
Exclusion that will exclude is the only
Wp alwaya endeavor to cultivate a
friendly and appreciative feeling towards
the people who manage nur local insti
tutions, ami we are the morn particular
in doing thiH because there has been a
good d«-al of friction as to some of them,
no'ably the Kan Mernardino insane
asylum and the Whittier reform school
at tbe time they worn being inaug
urated. Much of this we regarded at)
characterized by a personal nnimns.
Our attention la now drawn to what
seema very much liko an abuse in the
management of the Whittier reform
school. In fact, there is no occasion for
beating about the bush in the matter.
Yesterday District Attorney Dillon filed
an opinion with the board of supervis
ors, advising tho rejection of tbe de
mands of Superintendent Lntlley, of
t'tie Whittier state reform school, to the
amount of M080.97i The demands are
for the conot/'l half of the mainten
ance of incorrigible* sent from thtß
county. Tho last legislature increased
the amount per inmate per month to
fL'5 from $IH, the previous figure.
Thi! district, attorney cnntraHtn the ox
ponditneoH at various other institutions
in the state with the Whittier school,
ami lull that it is lining run in a very
extravagant manner, which demands
He also contends that if the act In*
creasing the monthly allowance dons not
carry with it the right of the hoard of
supervisors to know for what they are
paying out the county's monoy, it in un
The comparison of expenditures of
other institutions with those at Whittier
shows a great percentage of increase
against our local institution.
Common sense and ordinary business
pradenet call for an Uarnlstd account of
thnao nnunnaj expenditures bafore thoy
shall be allowed, if they aro allowed at
all. There Is entirely too much euphem
ism in this whole busl.inss. The in
mates of the Whittier reform school are
styled fit,iiil«nts, which is perhaps well
enough. If they shall live up to the
high ideals that underlie thia notion
much will have been gained, liut, aa a
matter of fact, it is Bimply a reformatory
institution, to which many incorriathles
are Bent, and there is no occasion for
any double-milled,extra superfine ideal
ism about the school. It ought to be
brought down to tho plain level of o im
mou senne and accountability, ami this
Is especially true of tbe expenditures ol
the institution. It is the duty of
the supervisors to see to it that no money
of the county is expended without a"
ijuid pro cjiio. The sum of $25 a mouth
for the inmates, considering that lodg
ing and attendance are provided, in pre
posterous, finch a Bum admits of the
carrying on of the school on a acale of
luxury utterly out of the contemplation
of tho people of tho atate of California,
in providing reformatory institutions.
The supervisors should scrutinize very
carefully the way tbe people's money is
being expended at Whittier. Tho lltcn
alp agrees with the district attorney
that there iB a largo-sized nigger in tho
wood pilo in that interesting neighbor
hood, aud the sooner he is unearthed
the better for the taxpayers.
The case of Ah Yung missed lire yes
terday beoause he waa arreated under
the exclusion laws existing prior to the
passage of the Geary act. Had he boen
brought before the United States dis
trict judge under the Geary act hia testi
mony to the effect that ho had con
stantly lived in this state from a time
prior to tho piseßgu of the exclusion act
would not have availed. Tbe fact that
no had not complied with the registra
tion requirements of the Geary law
would have forced the court to order hiu
Other cases will be urged, and if pos
sible got before the federal court, in
which the complaints will be based
upon a violation of the Goaty law.
One line of defense in theße
cases will be that the accnaed, bavin*
lived here nrior to the passage of the
exclusion laws and tho Geary act, ac
uuired the same riubts of residence as
other aliens, and therefore the act which
singles them out for registration, not
only discriminates against the rights of
residence they had legally acquired, but
operates as an ex-pcit faoto law, and ia in
derogation of the constitution.
This position will be met by the wtjll
recognizsd principle of public lnw which
concedes to every sovereign p.iwor the
richt to determine to what kind and
whet class of citizens it shall extend the
hospitality of a residence within its
boundaries. Having the undisputed
ni,'ht to admit, or exclude, it follows that
it has the riiht to attach such reßnl*-'
tiona as are reasonable or necessity
in order to ii.ike the rinht effective.
Tha privilege of residence ia not im
paired by ra ;'iiriu,» aliens who are can
ce led that privilege to register so that
tho sovereign power c*n determine
whether itip Kws have h.:en abused or
violated. '1 'u> law ia not ex-po*tfacto aa
far aa it relates to the privilege of resi
dence, and that is the only substautive
but transitory right the alien could have
The lisarr law only inve.ita the priv
ilege witli a new duty, and that
is rejistration. Whilst the sovereign
powtr oould, if it deemed such an exer
cise of authority necessary, order all
nilen= or any particulm clais ol aliens,
out oi the canntry, without conflicting
with tiie ci posl fado principle ol the
constitution, it wonld be so much
less in conflict with that principle when
it only attached conditions to the privi
lege Recorded to a certain class of aliens
to remain in the country. The greater
power indnbiiably includes the infinitely
lesser one.
The edict has gone forth to raise hogs,
to which the present price of seven cents
a pound on the hoof no doubt largely
contributes. There may be some reason
to doubt whether that figure will last
very long. It Is a high price for pork,
and involves an almost extravagant
premium on hog raising. It can be cut
down to five cents and still allow a satis
factory profit on raising hogs in a coun
try where alfalfa and corn both yield
such extravagantly large returns. But
It is as sure as things generally are in a
capricious world that bogs will command
high' prices for yeara to come, and for a
simple reaaon. Some monthe ago the
11 an ,v. i> published statistics as to the
amount of hogs on hand in the United
Stales this year as compared with several
yearß past. The exhibit, which was
official, was not only an instructive but
an astonishing one. The supply of hogs
in this conntry has fallen ofT inconceiv
ably. This year we are four or five
million hogs short of nnr normal figures.
This is due in part to thn and con
tinuous demand for American pork
abroad. Any one who is In business
knows that tho price of American ham
und bacon and mess pork has been rising
steudily. That telle the story. We
shall be engaged for yeara to come in
raiaing bogs to bring our average up to
the normal point, and I.os Angeles ranch
ers ought to trim their sails to this pros
perous wind.
At the same time it is not well to go
too fast. The business ol raising hogs
is not so simple aa it looks to be. The
farmer who desires to Buccaed in this
branch of farming must take great pains
to keep his hoR» healthy. He must pro
vide them with plenty of running water
and he muat one that their quarters are
aa clean aa a pin. With abundant food
and cleanliness the hog will do remark
nbly woll in Lioj Angeles, and will make
his ownet rich. Tbe iterkslfire is the
beat, breed for this climate. Avoid all
fancy white hogs. If the rancher shall
keep theae very brief inatructiona in
mind he will avoid hog cholera, will see
his porcine possessions multiply at an
incredible rate, and he will be shortly a
rich man.
The fact ought to be borne in mind
that Los Angeles Is rapidly assuming the
status and all the airs of a metropolitan
city, and yet there are some village hab
itudes about us that ought to be cor
rected. Tbe most oflenniye and pro
vincial of these is tbe universal habit of
hitching or standing horses, with ve
hicles attached generally, in tho streets.
Why should this be permitted? There
are numerous livery stables in the city,
and it ought to be compulsory on the
owners of horses and vehicles to put
them up in some corral or livery stable.
There would be nothing of hardship in
Btich a rule. As it is now, the fashion Of
allowing horses to stand for hours on our
thoroughfares is cruel to the animals
and moat offensive and inconvenient to
pedestrians. Oniute naturally brings
odors, and under the present system one
is often obliged to hold one's nose while
passing through the streets. Such
things aro not tolerated in cities, and"
I,ok Angeles should begin to realise that
aho is a city, and a remarkably attractive
one at that. Sacb blemiehes ac that to
which wo allude have a tendency to give
us a provincial air. The proper officials
should ace to it that thia nuisance ia
abated. In all probability the council
will have to act in the premises before
we can look for any relief.
TuuNNKiiciN Ham..—Hon. William J.
Armstrong lectured last evening on
Russia, the recent extradition treaty
onteied into with that nation, tho con
dition of the H i is'.au people and the
work of the Nihilists.
Mr. Armßtrotirf spent quite a time in
Russia aa inpnentor-ueneralof consulates,
under I'reniiiunt Grant, aud it ia claimed
that it waa throush hia instrumentality
that Mr. G torgt Kennan was induced to
visit Slhsi is.
The I -t • was an impassioned ap
peal (or Li> u;pathy for the people of Rus
sia, who are struggling for freedom, and
• denouncement of the recent treaty.
Hi pronounced this last as a discredit
able and treacherous piece of legislation.
Tbe lecture waß well attended and
evidently greatly enjoyed.
The entertainment for tho benefit of
the Baldwin children Thursday night
will prove a mojt interesting affair. It
promises to be well attended. It is a
pleasant recognition of the talented
children who havo so oftea devoted
their services to others. The entertain
ment is under the auspices of the OJd
Fellows lodges of this city.
Unity Church-— This evening the poet
soldier, Mr. Sullivan,will give a muaical
and literary entertainment assisted by a
number of talented artists. Mr. Sul
livan is an. old soldier who possesses
much ability and deserves a good house.
A Famous Medicine.
Cbamberlain's Cough Remedy has be
come famous for its cures of throat ana
lung diseases. It is intended especially
lor coughs, colds, croup and whooping
coughs, and is the most effectual remedy
known for these diseases. Mr. C. U.
' .Main ot Union City, I*a., says: "I have
; a great sale on Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. 1 warrant every bottle and
| have never beard of one failing to give
entire satisfaction." 50 cent bottles lor
j sals by C. F. Heinzetnan, 222 N. Maiii.
Twdgern, books and window cards distrib
uted, c.im!' : Bill Posting company, 119,
East Second ntxaai.
Cogent Reasons Advanced in
Favor of the Qnestion.
A Review of the Political Trades on
tbe Issue.
A Logical Argument Which Covers all
the Points and Which Brings Out
a Number or Features Worthy
of Consideration.
phrXi. H. wAsnnt'Rrt,]
It is one of the marvels of tbe day
how it Is possible for a few prominent
men, and a leas number of newspapers,
here in the southern part of the state, to
hush the people into comparative si
lence upon the all important question of
a division of the state into two common
wealths. While not an active partisan,
the writer has been watching the trend
of public sentiment the past ten years
npon this great, and in many respects,
most vital question to the future welfare
and greatness of this part of California,
and I am fully convinced that at heart,
and in the sound business judgment of
eight out of ten people south of Tehach
ipi, and a majority of those living be*
tween the latter point and the north
line of Fresno county, the people want
to be net off into a separate state govern
Hut somehow, the politicians of both
the old parties ant together two years
ago. and In etfdct resolved that while we
might sometime in the dim and distant
future want to secede, that at present
we don't wish to, if men of the north
will only heln ue elect our candidate for
Sovcrnor, we'll have him frown the thing
own, and it shall not be made an issue,
nor agitated. Well, the north bad the
wool polled ovor their eyes, and helped
nominate and elect our governor, and he
has made a good one, with the excep
tion that he has done all in hia power to
carry ont the bargain and sale that oold
us out upon that occaciou.
Now for one—and. I think I could say
with propriety for thousanda —I want
to repudiate any such sale, and refuse
any further delivery.
I imagine there was a time in the ex
perience of these alleged (teamen upon
the English vessel recently loot by Are
on the Pacific ocean, when the officers
and men found thero was a? fire in the
hold and their etfurts were first bent to
put it out, failing in that, the hatch
ways were fastened down and every ef
fort m-.tde to reach land, before the fire
should burst out, but alaa, the time
came when the iron bands could no
longer stand tbe pressure, and the cruel
Hames burst forth and sent the poor
mariners afloat upon the perilous voy
age with more chances of death than
thus it must soon be at least, to the
political ambition, of those who try to
to hold down the hatchway, and keep
this burning question of state division
smothered out of sight. It must and
soon will be, a question that cannot be
hid or smothered in the hold of the ship
of state, but will demand the active co
operation, and favor of all classes—St
least in tbe south half of the state.
Before going further I would like to
aay that I am not in favor of state divis
ion upon the stu9.ll ami childish grounds
of lack of justice by our northern breth
ren, or any of tbe small bickerings so
frequently indulged in between newa
papers and prominent o/ non-prominent
men of the two ends of the state. Such
things amount to nothing—are only the
result of mature children making faces
at each other.
The real grounds for a division of the
state of California into two states are
many and meritorious, bat chiefly are:
First—Tiro state is too large and its
climatic conditions nro too varied to
have many laws that, are eieential to
one part apply to other parts of the same
stato with equal advantage, while in
somo respects that which would be of
very groat benefit to one section is either
not necessary or desirable, or might!
prove harmful to the otbor extreme of
tho same; irrigation and email land
holdings, for instance.
Seemd —The productions of the south,
middlo and northern California vary so
greatly there is little interest held .in
common between the two sections.
Third—The holdings Of land in umall
quantities in the south vary ao greatly
there ia little community of interest and
great inequality between the two sec
Fourth—A wheat ranch of three, five
or ten thousand acres in San Joaquin or
Sacramento valleys is often not assessed
at mote than 30| 50 or 100 acres here.
Fifth---fit" elate is too large in terri
tory to properly admit of-that autonomy
which is for the best advantage anii
true t r conotuy and welfare of its people.
No other state but Texts admits of a
stretch of nearly ten degrees of latitude,
or 750 miles north aud south line within
ita borders.
The talk that magnifies tho greatness
of n largo state, in territory or popula
tion, is only another way of magnifying
the power of monopolies and olfice
holders, and keeping the workings of
the machinery -of stale ami legislation
so much i.irther out of tho sights oi the
people governed. Every true principle
of onr government requires that we
should combine to bring the law-making
and law-executing power just as close to
the people as possible.
Does anyone believe that if the state
of California had not contained more
than .100 or 350 miles squaro (in place of
300x750 miles as it does,) with the capi
tal near the center of population, there
would have, been such an unbroken
series of corruption and bad legislation
the past4o years? Is not nearly every
good citizen almost in despair ol any im
provement while things remain aa they
are? Many legislators, when they get
300 to 500 miles out of sight from
their constituents frequently trust dis
tance to hide their shortcomings and
imperfections. No state should be ter
ritorially so iarge that the people may
not easily know the private life and
conduct of their servants, whether leg
islative or executive.
It may bo well doubted if there is an
other state in the union where there lias
been such a uniform complaint of ignor
ing the will of the people aa in Califor
nia, and thia is only the legitimate fruit
age ot having our laws made and exe
cuted by men bo far away out'of sight,
save to a covey of "local statesmen," for
revenue chiefly within a radius of 100
miles from the Golden Gate.
Monopoly and class legislation has
been written and plastered on almost
every page of California's history and
laws Bince lfilf), and it is time for re
form. But thia can never ba accom
plished while the otato remains such a
vast empire or machine, and compara
tively lew can turn the crank that makea
amljexecntea most of the laws.
The fast legislature was practically as
good or better than the average of its
predecessors. Certainly onr southern
representatives were better, and tbe gov
ernor bas been a vast improvement
npon many of his predecessors. Bat as
a law-making body tbe number of crude,
immature and imperfect measurse
adopted would find no parallel in any
state of tbe same age and half lis size
east of tbe Rocky mountains.
A state composed of the counties of
San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside,
Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern,
Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo
would contain a population by the cen
sus of 1890 of 213,643, but if Mono, Inyo,
Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Monterey and
San Benito were added, there would be
300,838; probably by this time 360,000.
In 1800 North Dakota had only 182,719;
South Dakota, 327,848; Wyoming,
60,706; Idaho, 84,220; Montana, 131,769;
Nevada, 45,761 j Oregon, 312.4W, and
Washington, 349,616.
Now, if Southern California could set
up housekeeping with two or three hun
dred thonsand ahe would not be ao very
lonely. Then she might cite some of
the older sisters like the old states of
Delaware with only 167,871, Vermont
332,422, Rhode Island 345,506, and a
number of others who have no larger
populations than this part of our state
and are not growing half bo fast.
I cannot see why any one in the north
half of the state should not be willing at
least for a division, as it must certainly
inure to the better government of the
people there aa well as here for the rea
sons given herein,
There would then be a unity of inter
est, purposes and plans in each state, in
harmony with their interest and tbo
best government by the people and for
tho people.
There would .be two more senators In
the higher branch of congress to look
alter the interests of the same territory,
that now have only two; and it certainly
cannot be said that four good and hon
orable men would not have more influ
ence than two.
Mr. Editor, and good people of South
ern California, a great destiny awaits
the Pacific coast land on these sunset
borders of onr western aea.
The population of tbe old world Is
crowding into the eastern, middle and
northwestern states, and tha very cream
of the enterprising, intelligent and
wealthy American elements, as well as
the European elements, are as always
pushing on to the west, and these gold
en shores are to be tbe paradise of the
No other land on earth has so many
natural advantages to bring out and de
velop the most exalted and highest
type of civilization as the country known
fifa the Pacific eoaat country from San
Diego to Puget eound.
While all in great and good, that which
is embraced within the territory desig
nated as Southern California has in many
respects a climate, soil and productions
which render it peculiarly necessary
that it be a state by itself.
But it is apparent tbh ia not to be ac
complished without great and persistent
effort. Any matter affecting such great
interests requires correspondingly great
efforts for their accomplishment.
At another time I may point ont some
of tlia ways by which this may be done.
Tho Demise of a Well Known Resident of
the City.
His many friends and acquaintances
will be shocked to hear of the death of
Captain Myron F. Tarble, which oc
cured at 3:15 o'clock yeeterday morning
at his residence on Washington street
and Logan avenue. The Captain had
recently been appointed traveling pas
senger agent of the Southern Pacific
company, and was taken ill at Redlahds
on Saturday with a combination of
quinsy and pneumonia. Remedies
proved ineffectual and he steadily sank
until death came.
He was born in Aurora, Illinois, and
was 47 years of age. He served in an
Illinois regiment throngh the war. After
the war he settled in Chicago, where he
became identified with politics and held
many offices of honor and emoluments.
Coming to this state seven years ago he
soon made himself known, by hia inde
fatigable industry and urbanity. He
was a man whom men liked to meet and
be friendly with. There was not the
slightest tinge of affectation or hypocriey
about him. At one time he was an in
spector of the Chino beet sugar ranch,
and deputy United States marshal. He
was a leading spirit on G. A. it. occas
ions and his affability and courtesy
made him popular all over the state.
The funeral will take place today at 3
o'clock from the residence under the
auspices of the G. A. It.
It Will Went Thia Kvenlug on Important
The regular monthly meeting ol the
Democratic city central committee will
be held this evening at the Y. M. I. hall
115! a North Main steet.
The meeting will be called to order
promptly at 7:30. Every member of
the committee is urgently requested to
be present as business of great import
ance will be transacted. This will be
the first meeting ot the committee since
Counc.lraen Nickell and Innea absolute
ly refused to give the Democrats of this
city the fruits of the Democratic victory
last fall this committee is compared of
sterling Democrats, and men who dis
pise traitors to party principles, and
will not hesitate to mete one a proper
rebuke in an emphatic manner to re
cront Democratic affairs.
Means Poorness.
It makes no difference under
wiut conditions adulterated arti
cles aro sold or what excuse com
petition may furnish for their exis
tence, the grocer owes it to his
calling and to the consumers who
trust him, to encourage the sale
and use" of
because of their high standard and
punty. Never substitute a low
grade for a good quality. Cheap
ness means poorness and a loss of
business in the long run.
He TJealroa an Opportunity to Clear
Himself from Anonjmo«i Charges
end Fllea Allegations Against
Officer Steele—Boutin*.
The board ol police commissioners
met yesterday morning in tbe city ball
at 9 o'clock.
Mayor T. F,. Rowan, W. F. Boaby-
Bhell, A. J. Bradlsh, J, Q. Tufts and T.
J. Weldon were present.
Tbe minutes of tbe meetings held on
May 31st and Jane Ist were read and ap
The chief of police reported on the pe
tition of Arbuckle & Ooan for transfer of
permit for license of saloon at 141 and
143 South Los Angeles street, from John
S. Righter, and on motion ol Mr. Bosby
shell the permit was granted.
The application of Joseph Barth fcrr
appointment as special policeman, with
out pay from the city, for services at the
Los Angeles theater, was next consid
ered. Mr. Barth was verbally recom
mended by the chief of police, and on
motion of Mr. Tufts his application was
unanimously approved.
The petition of George Jocseman was
then read, stating that he desired to in
form tbe commissioners that he was no
longer interested in the saloon No. 790
San Pedro street, known as the Oity
Gardens, and he asked that the license
should no longer stand in his name, and
also that it should be revoked. On the
motion of Mr. Bosbyahell the license
was revoked by a unanimous vote.
W. A. Bosqui, ex-police detective, pre
sented a petition asking for an open in
vestigation of the charges which were
not made public and for which he was
discharged from the police force, and on
motion of Mr. Weldon it was ordered
Mr. Bosqui then present id tbe follow
ing charges against Officer F. Steele:
First —That on or about March 1,
1893, said Officer Steele did wilfully and
maliciously, with intent to injure me
before the public and thechinf M police,
state to Mr. Moulton that I am an ex
convict, and that he would prbve the
same in the superior court, and also said
Steele farther stated to Mr. Moulton
that he would prove in tbe superior
court at the trial in regard to the reward
for the arrest and conviction of China
men that I had hired witnesses to per
jure themselves and that I paid them
for doing so; and farther, that that was
the way I made convictions, sod that by
Hitch showing he would get all the re
ward for the arrest and conviction of the
Chinaman, all of which is false and la a
violation of rule 19 ot rules and regula
tions governing the police department.
Second—On or about April 6th said
Officer Steele stated to Officer Ditewig
that I was in and around the police sta
tion in a beastly state of intoxication,
and also about the same date, at the
corner of First and Los Angelea streets,
said Officer Steele made the same state
ment to Officers Goodman and WhAling,
all of which is fsloe. Which were veri
fied as having been subscribed and
sworn before W. W. Bibimon, notary
public of the county and city of Loa
Angeles, on the 17th day of May, 1893.
On the motion ol Mr. Tufts tbe police
clerk was Instructed to notify Officer
Steele that an snewer in writing, only
verified, was requested to be presented
at the next meeting of the board. Tbe
NTI.ES pease
337, 339, 341, S. SPRING ST, iff
epainL=ieaFsEnamels =
lobo, P. H. MATHEWS, Ag't, NE. cor. Second & Main
And value them, consult ns. No<ms3 of defoe
tlve vision whiru glasses am required li too
complicated tt.r us. The correct'adjustmeni
of frames Is quite as Important as ih : perfect
fitting of lento-), and the scleut.de fitting and
making ol glasses aid tratnes 1. nur only busi
ness (speclslty). Mayo »atl*D i others, will
satisfy yon. We u«o c ect'ln power, and are the
only house here thit ?.tnd» glasses to ordei.
Etabllshod 1882.
S. Q. MA&BUUTZ. Leading ficl ntiflc Opti
cian (speciall»l), 167 North Spring tt, opp. old
courthouse. Don't forget tho numbar.
From $7.30 XJfi. Fl»e Ter..- lain.
8- 417 Sou ring Street 6m
police clerk was also instructed to send
him a copy of the oharges brought
against him.
The application for appointment on
the force of Jos. 8. Redona was read and
ordered filed.
The petition of Chronls Brothers,
whieb had been referred from the city
council, asking for the passage of an ord
inance allowing 1 'a feet of tbe sidewalk
to be used for tbe display of goods, was
on the motion of Mr. Bosbyshell recom
mended to council that tbe petition be
The petition of Mr. T. Collins of May
2,1893, was on motion of Mr. Bosbyshell
ordered to be returned with the informa
tion that C. A. Stephens was no longer
in the employ of the city.
The following applications for permit
of transfer ol license for saloons -were re
ferred to the chief of police:
That of Andrew Fnhrbug for a saloon
at 106 San Pedro street, from Frock
linger & fiertes, and that of Alfred Bar
ter for saloon 410 North Main street,
from John Fisher.
0. E. Farmer aiked for a permit for
license tor a saloon on the northeast cor
ner of Seventh and San Pedro streets.
The petition was referred to the chief of
The monthly report of the chief oj
polico for May, 1893, was then read and
ordered filed.
The following demand* were then read
and approved: Thomas Holmes, $32; H.
Banning, $:il 50; and E, A. Lynn, |5.15f
after which the board adjourned.
Htanton L. Carter, a prominent lightol
Fresno bar, ia staying at tbe Hollen
Mica Jalia Royar, of Miami, Missouri,
ia visiting ber brother Phil Royar at the
Hamilton house.
John J. Boyce, of forensic exper
ience, is spending a few days in Los
Angeles at the Hoilenbeck. Mrs. Boyce
and daughter accompanied him,
W. Gh Bishop, Jr., and brida, formerly
Mrs. SchaetTer, of Dayton, 0., arrived
in the city veaterdav and are stopping
at Mrs. SJpllec's on Figueroa street.
Geo. W. Clarke, a prominent mer
chant, of Denver, has just returned from
San Diego and intends spending a short
tima in this city before going north.
United States Marshal George E.
Gard and Deputy Maranai J. F. Rehling
will leave for Kansaa City tbia morning
in charge of F. L. Handera who is
wanted in that city upon a charge of
violating the United States customs
laws. He was arrested in San Diego.
An Tan Thinking
What you ought to take with you when,
yon go to the world's fair? Your outfit
will not be complete without a bottle Of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhcca Remedy. The change of water and
diet, fatigue and irregular habits during
your trip are almost certain to produce
diarrhijea, and a dose or two ot this rem
edy may save you serious sickness and
perhaps much expense. Procure it be
fore leaving home. , 25 and 60.cent bot
tles for sale by C. F. Heinzeman, 223
North Main.
The '.V. C. Furrey Company
Sell the I esntifnl '.Tienwood ranges and
cook Movet. Far ahead ot anything in
tbe market. Noe. 159 to 165 North Spring
-s]Embalming a Specialty^*—
Always Open. Telephone 61.
J. M. Griffith, Pret't. J. T. Grlffltu, V.-Presfc
T. K. Nichols, Bsc'y and Treas.
E. L. Cbannler, Superintendent.
And Manufacturers of
Mill wort: of Every Description.
93i N. Alameda strent, Los Angeles,
ju ltf •
Wagon material,
Hopseshoss and Nails,
Blacksmith's Coal, Tools, Eto.
117, 118 and 121 South Loa Angelas Stress)

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