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bestli of Rev. G >or««i Frentloo — Joy
Not Dead.
Pasadena, Oct. 10.—Tbe death of Rsv.
George Prentice, D. J)., which occurred
.his morning at his home on South ICu
■lld avenue, will be learned of with sor
row by his many friends here and in the
Dr. Prentice came here something
"ver a year ago and spent the winter,
'turning to bis duties in the east the
/inflowing epring much improved. Tho
climate of the Nuw England states,
however, proved too hard on him, and
he returued in June last with his wife,
since which time bo has been living in
this city. By the death of Bsv. Prsn
tiuce the country loses one of Its fore
net educators and prominent thinkers.
For the past 22 years he has had the
Position of prolessor of modern lan
guages and Hebrew in Wesleyan univer
sity, and he was one of the oldest minis
ters in the Methodiut Episcopal church.
He was born at Graiton, Mass., and
before assuming the chair at the uni
versity, tilled a number of prominent
tfUlplts in the city of Boston.
He ia well known as a contributor to a
number of prominent theological jour
nrls, and bis articles have been rend
with interest throughout tho country.
Jbn addition to his contributions to pe
?odicals, he Is the author ol a number
of books, among them being the Life oi
Bishop Gilbert Haven, and a biography
of Rev. Wilburn Fisk.
In this city he is well known and has
~*ade BC.verai addresses before the Ep
worth league, which aro remembered
with much pleasure by those fortunate
enough to bear them.
The funeral services will be held from
the residence Thursday morning at 10
•o'clock. Tbe remains will be cremated
cb was the desire cf deceased.
According to tbe Express Mr. Walter
Joy of North Pasadena should at pres
ent writing be lyeing dead at Boston,
Mssb., per its announcement last e\en
ing. Mr. Joy, however, seriously ob
jects to "shuffling of this mortal coil"
in any such a summary manner, even
to obligo the afore mentioned sheet, and
called at the Herald office this moru
ins for the purpose of bearing evidence
that he wbb very much' alive, and to ask
that this misstatement be corrected.
tfe says he is not much of sticker,
but when it comeß to killing him off in
any such manner as that, he feels bound
to raise a decided objection. The man
mentioned in the dispatch from the
chief of police of Boston is not known
The annual meeting of the board of
directors of tbe Young Men's Christian
Association took place this morning.
The election ot officers resulted as fol
low"* For president. Dr. F. Grinnell;
for vice-president, E. Galhraith; for
treasurer, P. M. Green; the other mem
berfl of the board being Milford Fish, E.
C. Griffith, A. J. Wallace and Dr. J, R.
Townsend. The present general secre
tary, George Taylor, was re-elected,
which position he has held four years
and a half.
The reports of the general secretary
and treasurer showed the adsooiatien to
be in a most prosperous condition. The
records of the past year's work are such
as to commend tbe institution to all of
our citizens, and the officers and mem
bers are to be congratulated for the good
thc7 have done. Their service has been
• benefit and blessing to hundreds of
men during the past year. We trust
they will receive the hearty support of
our citizens through the next associa
tion year, as shall enable them to fur
ther their plans for the benefit of the
men of our community.
following resolutions were
Whereas, It has pleased Oar Hea
venly Father to remove from among us
cur dear brother, Walter Graves, whose
death occurred August 15, 1893; and
Whereas, In the death of our brother
the association has loßt a member from
asnong the board of directors, an earn
est and devoted Christian who ever held
the cause for young men dear to bis
heart; therefore be it
Resolved, That the members of the
board of directors of the Young Men's
Ehristian association of Pasadena, Cal.,
>w in submission to the dealings of an
all Wise God in removing our brother
|rom us and tbat we tender our sym
pathy to his sorrowing wife in her be-
1 Resolved, That a copy of these reso
lutions be sent to Mrs. Graves, that the
lame be spread upon the records of the
issociation and a copy furnished the
)ress for publication.
Dn. J. R. Townsend,
Geokge Taylor,
W. L. Vail has severed his connection
iith the Crown Vista, owing to pres
ide of other business.
iMore room ia needed in our public
ehoola and the hoard is considering
Onting some vacant building near the
Judge Rose goes to Downey tomorrow
i try a civil suit in the justice court at
>»t place.
Tvse Star Light Social c'.cb will give
is first of a series oi hops in Morgan
all tomorrow evenisg. A supper will
» served at the Columbia restaurant.
The opening reception to be given by
( c G. A. R. in their new hall in the
lost block on Thursday eve next, prom
is to be • very happy affair. A com
miltee composed of C. O. Brown, John
McDowall and Captain Simpson has tbe
matter in charge.
Arrangements for the proper commem
oration of the opening of the new
Throop Polytecnic building are going on
very satisfactorily. The following com
mittee has been appointed by the board
of trade to take charge of arrangements.:
W. C. Stuart, W. K. Arthur, E. T.
Howe, Gs. F. Poster, F. H. Vallette, M.
E. Wood, C. 1). Daggett, J.R. Greor, jr.,
J. S. Cnx. W. I). Gilvray, M. H. Weight,
Theo. Coleman, C. C. Brown.
A Railroad Aooldmit—N»wi and Personal
Pomona, Oct. 10.—It is now a generally
understood fact that an amicable ad
justment as to damages sustained the
other evening in the accident at tho
railroad crossing on Main street has
been made between the Southern Pacific
company and M. M. Lnttin, tho husband
and lather of the occupants of the car
riage mn into by the car from the "fly
It is asta to predict a large attendance
at the M. E. church on the occasion of
A goodly number who attend the M.
E. chnrch occasionally regrot that the
choir has been discontinued as an ex
periment for three months.
Prayer meeting ii announced for both
Wednesday and Thursday evenings of
thin week at the Methodist church.
The departures west and east this
morning via tbe Santa Fe, necessitated
the üb6 of tbe extra car on the motor
The ladies of the First Presbyterian
church request us to announce for the
benefit of any of wno desire to partici
pate, and lor public information, that
they intend giving or holding a church
fair on or about December sth.
Hon. S. N. Audroua has, we regret to
Bay, been very sick for some days past
from pleurisy. He came up town in his
buggy today for tbe first time in several
Lieutenant Peterson, of the Salvation
army workers at this point, has gone
to a new field of labor. Cadet 1 lines and
one or two others left yeßterday after
noon to attend a "jubilee" in Riverside.
Rev. and Mrs. U.O. B. Pierce went to
l.fej Angeles this morning via the Santa
Mr. J. J. Henry is up from Los An
geles today, mingling with his old Po
mona friends.
Mrs. Joe Clark is once more at her
late father's homo, one of the first ever
built in this city.
Mrs. Lizzie Preston left on yesterday
evening via tbe Santa Fe route for Val
ley Fall, Kan.; Mrs. M. Barbour over
tbe same line for Ogalalla, Neb.; Mr.
Joe Herring end his father left this
morning via the .Southern Pacific for
Chicago; Miss Lizzie Bond will leave
tomorrow for Lob Angeles, she is up to
day on a visit to her old home, but will
return to her prosent temporary dwel
ling place, Los Angeleß, bafore starting
on her eastern trip.
Mr. Clyde Brasher will go down to
morrow, 60 as to start out on hia £1
Paso run the following morning.
The Foresters meet tonight for the
purpose of opening bids for sidewalk
work and for electric lights, besides,
probably, other unfinished and new
business tbat may be presented.
A Baseball Mnenitt Horn*-Local
Affair j.
Santa Ana, Oct. 10.—Dungan, the
crack baseball player, who hae been
playing with the Chicagos in the east,
baa returned to Santa Aua.
The Congregational church haa been
removed from the llorvey block to the
Chandler block.
Mrs. Anl of Los Angelea ia the gueatof
B. Bastian.
The examination of Reed and Shirley,
the two lada who ran away from home
recently, haa been postponed until next
Business of all kinds will be suspend
ed tomorrow. It will be Silkwood's
day, and it is understood that school
will even be dismissed on the occasion.
Mra. C. M. Holmes returned today
from an extended eastern trip.
There is no longer any doubt hut that
another bank is to be established in
Anaheim. It will have for ita bead and
front Mr. Cahen of the Mother colony,
and a wealthy gentleman from Arizona.
Several sales of walnuts are reported
in this vicinity, at prices tanging ftom
u'i to 8 cents per pound.
Marco Foretu aud family of Capistrano
are in town.
There are six prisoners in the county
Only one instrument was filed for
record today.
Why Ho Didn't Shoot.
A man with a wife who has her own
ways nboiTt doing things catches her
now and thon. (
"My djear," ho said tho other morning
as ho was dressing, "I think you were
right when yon told mo last night that
there wero burglars in the house."
"Why?" she asked nervously.
"Because nil tho money that was in
my pockets when I went to bed is gone."
"Woll," she said, with an I-told-you
so air, "if you had been brave and got
up and shot tho wretch, you would have
had your money this morning."
"Possibly, my dear, possibly," he said
gingerly, "but I would have been a
Sho laughed softly then and gave
half of it back to him.—Loudon Tit-
Bits. -
Traveling Rink!.
Willi the Increased lacllltles for Iravel snd
tho great number of travelers, there hm been
naturally a great Increase lv the risk of icol
Everyone, who for any reason Is compelled to
Incur those risks, should keen by him a supply
et AtLPOCE'S Pottocs Fi. istkks, (or they are a
wonderful speclßc In strains of the back or
limbs, such as are almost Inevitable In oase of
Any one starting on a long Journey shoal J
have one as a part of his equipment. Com
muters on suburban trains ehotild keep tltem
both et homo and in the office.
Ali.cock's Pobous Plasters have repeatedly
proved their great value In time of nerd.
Brindrbth'b Fills removes ah impurities.
Wc-ajred In v Sewer Pipe.
Strung along tho corner of Cherry
street are v number of clay sower pipes.
The pieces are 8 feet long and 10 inches
in diameter. About dusk a crowd of
children, among them Mamio Kay lor,
daughter of Councilman Kaylor of the
Fourth ward, were amusing f hemsclves
scampering over tho pipes. This sport
grow tame, and some one of them thought
thero was more excitement in playing
"hido and seek." Little Mamio Kaylor,
like tho other children, wonld crawl into
tho pipes and hide. After the game had
proceeded for some timo it was noticed
by tho other children that Mamio was
missing. While they were searching for
her thoy heard mufliod screams from tho
interior of ono of tho sections of pipe.
Running to it, Mamie was discovered
wedged in. In crawling in she had
doubled a log, and tho kneo joint and foot
became wedged. Tho other children tried
to releaso tho girl by pulling, but their
efforts only added to tho pain sho was
enduring as well as to tighten tho hold
of tho pipe.
Somo men were attracted by tho cries
and tho efforts of the children to release
Mnmie. They carried the pipe into tho
saloon of John Dickrcader. Here they
tilted the heavy pipe and tried to shako
out tho little one, but without success.
The child was fast becoming faint from
pain and fright, anil the men decided to
break the crock. This wa3 a delicate jole,
for a chanco blow might break the child's
leg or do moro serious damage. It was
determined to chip tho clay pipe, begin
ning at the end where Mamie's feet were.
With a mallet the chipping process be
gan, when suddenly the crock split
squarely in half, and tho child was liber
ated.—Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.
Popular Representation mocked.
The wholo question of the revision of
the method of popular representation in
Belgium is blocked at present by tho at
titude of tho government in relation to
tho reorganization of tho senate, which
may lead ultimately to a conflict between
tho houses and may involve the throne.
Tho correspondent of the London Times
at Brussels say b: Amore perplexing mat
ter is the utter insignificance of the point
at issue. Apart from the 20 senators to
be elected by the provincial councils
without paying any taxes is the senate
to bo composed only of members paying
a direct tax of 1,500 francs, with the
proportion of ono eligible in 5,000 inhab
itants, or may it not bo admitted that
the inhabitants who pay tho highest
taxes in each province under 1,500 francs
should bo equally eligible for the senato
in tho proportion of ono to every 3,000
inhabitants? Upon this tho whole ques
tion turns. The latter proposal, while
still constituting a senato of which three
fourths are to represent the great landed
proprietors, wonld raise the number of
those oligiblo from 1,200 to 2,000. And
it is for this petty difference that the re
vision of tho constitution is not only
postponed in the houso of representa
tives, but exposed to the clanger of ulti
mate failure.
Saved From Death by a Boy.
From another great railroad catastro
phe, tho dispatches tell U3, the country
has been delivered through the alertness
and devotedness of a hoy.
He discovered that a heavy crosspiece
support on tho Shore line bridge over
the Quinnipiac river was broken, and
notified tho proper authorities in time
to arrest the Washington express from
Boston and tho return "gilt edge" ex
press train from New York to Boston
from dashing upon tho weakened struc
ture, 500 feet long and 40 feet high.
All this was done, all this possible
wreck and ruin and human agony, be
reavement and mutilation, was prevented
"by a boy."
Why does not the telegraph have
enough sense of justice to name that
hoy?— Now York Telegram.
Hard Times at tbo Watering Places.
A few, a very few, of tho large sum
mer hotels have been doing a good busi
ness, hut a majority of the proprietors
will ho very forttmato if at the close of
th* season the balance is not on the
wrong side of tho ledger. At Saratoga
there is a noticeable absence of tho gar
den parties aud balls on which money
was so lavishly expended in former
years, and a curtailment of expenses is
mado wherever possible. The hotels, as
a rulo, aro not making money, and their
doors will bo closed with a bang on tho
very first frosty night. At the big hotels
in tho mountains, whore high ratea pre
vail, the conditions are much the same
as at Saratoga.—Hotel Mail.
News of Ills Defalcation.
One afternoon when the boat from
Portland touched at Forest City land
ing, Peaks island, a howbuov leaped
from tho steamer, pressed among the
great throng assembled on the wharf
and commenced crying shrilly, "Ev'nin
papers; all about tho defalcation of J,
H. Dow." Suddenly thare waß a move
ment in the crowd. A man was seen to
reel and fall heavily to tho ground.
This man was J. H. Dow. He had been
living at his cottage on the island for
several weeks, waiting with horrible
anxiety tho day that should make hit
offense public.—Lowiston Journal.
Cuttlo Food In Maine.
Maine cattlo aro living on browse in
tho absence of fodder. Ono man buvb he't
: ecn them push against the trunk of !i
small tree, bend it over and then wall:
'.-.stride ox it toward tho top to keop il
from springing back whilo they strl]
the leaves.
In the same state pigeons were once st
thick in fspols that droves of hogs wev.
driven hundreds of miles to fatten c;
them, and they could bo knocked over )r
iho wagonload with sticks. Dr. Ezekk
Holmes wrote these stories CO yearssyne
—Now York Recorder.
Thirty dollars allowed lor old Davis
sewing machin.js. Drop postal ">ard to
128 South Meh, fr/tM.
From lands of Sttnsblng gay with bloom
Wfl took tho northern course and came
To that great city which dell rhti
(J rim Bathe In&eattlO'a nemo.
A remnant weak, hi* people t:iko
Tho crumbn thai from her table fall;
The prist is theirs, the future hers
Who crowds them harshly to tho wall.
I'rondlj* she tits upon her bills.
Her Various mater i gleaming round;
Her snowy crested mountains fuir,
Soft mirrored in *-^ r D ' L ' fJ profound.
But one, the top find crown of all,
IlifTh aoarint; far above tho rest,
Bid in Impenetrable clouds
Ills towering head, his ample breast.
But, oh, at length n morning dawned,
Ono more divine earth never know*
When better far limn ialu or dream
Tlie mountain clovo the heavenly blue.
Tho mountain! All the snowy peaks
Which mountains see mod the day before.
That day were little hills, SO high
Wo saw the highest climb and soar.
So hip;!'.! Po grand I And yet with all
So swee' ly, delicately fair.
Wo had believed if ono had sold.
**A dream, a phantom of the air."
And as the perfect day went by
More dreamlike htill tho mountain grew.
As fcathtttng mists, a purple zone.
Around his boss their vesture drew
All white and pure from crown to foot
Thero floated In tho azure deep
A hill of heaven, v- mount of <iod.
It made our heart?; with gladness leap.
Tho thinjEß of sense wre t: pcs of soul.
How oft for many days the best
Is thick involved In clouds thai chill
Man's heart within his lonely breast!
And (hen there eomea a day of days.
And floating bright In heavonly air
Re sees the mount of God, ail white
With Holds of faith and founts of prayer.
And by that glorious vision blest
Ho knows too peace that pasoeth thought.
God folds him to his heart. His cood
Is better than tho best ho Bought.
—John W, Ghadwick.
I was sitting In a tiny shoeshop,
perched high nr.d dry on tho sea wall,
watching my friend, tho "cap'n," stitch
shoes—little children's shoes. 1 called
him "cap'n" by way of compliment,
this queer old fellow with his bald pato
and oily, mackerel face. Truth to tell,
I doubt his having arrived even to the
dignity of mate, and it waa many a long
year since his desertion of the Mary Lib
and her crew for tho safer but less lucra
tive occupation of making shoes.
The bay before us glinted and sparkled
beneath the pale, sunlit sky like a mon
ster diamond, and away to the left
stretched tho green waters of the Atlan
tic, mysterious and enchanting.
"Did yoh know the, some summer
folks had bought the ie-lun?" casually re
marked the cap'n as ho paused to rev-ax
and roll his thread.
"Which island?'' I proceeded to in
quire, for there were some half dozen
rock heaps dotting the bay.
"Why-er, the one alongside of Jilly'B
pint, with tho dear little trees on et.
See 'em?"
"Oh, you mean 'Pirate's isle'!"
"Well, I never heerd et called thet."
This was too much. I drew a j ellc.v
covered guidebook from my pocket and
triumphantly read:
"Pirate's jtoSe." A small Island oft July's
poiat, noted for hftVingaoeu tho resort of pi
rates belore and after tlio Involution. Tho
honso is still standing from which old Hieli
born and hir, .-rang were routed by iho goveni-
Ecnt inspectors in 1700.
"Qorry, yc-h don't say? Wery cur'ous,
'cause my gran'ther built thet house, 'ml
ho warn't no pirate. Leastways, I never
beerd of his bein. He only fished off
the Gran banks." And the cap'n favored
mo with a X'rodigions wink—a wink of
exultation at my defeat and delight at
putting my book in the lie. It was not
the first timo ho had done this, and in
disgust I tossed the poor paper thing
through the open window into the sen.
Henceforth the cap'n should bo my only
A mighty wave, chancing to dash
against the red brown rocks below, sent
mi a 3aucy wreath of spray to sprinkle
our faces with salt drops. The cap'n
looked up from his work and regarded
admiringly his old time enemy, Father
Ocean, and musing apostrophized:
Old ocean, ever in motion.
ltcstJess sea, never still.
My friend was somewhat of a poet, be
it known.
"Thet little islun," ho continued, turn
ing to me an unusually grave face—
"thet little Islun is a dreadful place. Et's
got blood on et, 'nd I wouldn't live there
ef they'd give't to me. No, sir!"
"Then et dqfsn't belong to your fam
ily now?"
"No, et don't. We Eold eta-many
year ago, ai'oro mother'nd father died.
I ain't set foot on't for nigh on to 15
year. Not s< nee—but you don't want to
hear about thet."
"Indeed I do, cap'n. What happened
then;? Tell me, do," I urged.
"Lord! you be the mos' cur'ous hoy as
evers I see. You'll cut yeraolf to pieces
some day jes' to see how et'll feel. Lut
mind, now, this ain't a pretty story.
Et'll make yeh feel real bad—wuss thau
pirates 'ud hants 'nd sech, 'cause et's
true, ev'ry word of ct."
"I'm waiting, enp'n." was the only re
sponse. Aud quietly at first, with many
a pauso for a long pull at his clay pipe,
but with ever increasing emotion, he iso
lated the following story, which has
haunted mo over since:
"Et were 10 year ages come this fall
thet a big feller, named Sam Weston,
como ashore with wife 'nd little on. Ho
were mate on the Breezy, a fishin wessul
bound for the banks. He como to fa
ther 'nd said: 'Will yeh rent mo thet lit
tle honso o' yourn over on th' islun?
Can't seem to fin no berth in tho town.'
He were werry jolly, 'nd father, ho said:
'Aye! Take et 'nd welcome.' Mother,
she took right a-hold 'nd helped the gal
with 'er duds—she wero al'ays helpin
some un, mother was—'nd I painted up
an ol' dory for 'em to row over 'nd
back in.
"Well, bum-by, in 'bout a week the
Breezy set sail, 'nd Sam Westen went
along of 'er. The gal 'nd little teller
wero left alone on th' islun. She seemed
a bit down hearted at fust, but she were
too iovful a .creator' to stay that wttv
long. •Call in.' Jess,' saw says to mother,
'cause I love ye a'reudy. Call mo Jess.'
"Lord, Lord! She were a delightful
creatur' —tall 'nd slim, with black hair
'nd eyes tho color of water. You sh'd
hoy' heored her laf. Mother nr.cd to say
ct mado her fed young agin to hear thet
laf, ot waa so good 'ml hearty.
"Jess cd pull a dory turuiiwicny. toiler
Rlong shore, 'nd j£ey all 'mired her after
thet big shoal o' U ttM come in late, no
she helped pic'i tho nets 'cause they was
short o' hands 'nd dories. She saved ol"
crazy Bill's lifo one day when his boat
r tpsized in n squall. Bill never forgot
that, cracked as-he were. The little nn,
Neddy, too, how she did love Iml He
were a fat, solemn looking little feller,
onstidy on his l"gs 'nd jes' beginnin to
talk. Favored Sain, but lied her eyes—
bootiful eyes!
"Well, ono mild, bright day in winter,
the Breezy agin dropped anchor in the
harbor. She he.l a fust rate haul o'fish
aboard'er,'nd they'd been a wery easy
"Sittin et supper Peter (my brother
thet's dead) said tho men ofE the Breezy
was raisin h—l with their money down
to Jilly's. Si .Tilly kep' the store then
'nd sold bad whisky in a back room.
'Yeh didn't s"o Sam Weston with 'em,
did yeh?' mother asked, kinder anxious.
She was very fond o' Jess, mother was.
'No.' said Peter. 'He must hey' steered
straight home.' Mother give a sigh o'
relief 'nd asked us not to go a-nigh Jilly
'nil his crow thet night. We humored
'or 'nd staid to home. I 'member Peter
played on 'is 'cordion all the evenin.
Lord, how ho did mtute the thing work!
It ul'ays pleased mother 'nd father so.
"Long arter midnight, when we'd all
turned in, I cd hear the singin 'nd howl
in goin on down to Jilly's. Et must hey
been 'bout 2 in the niornin thet a couple
o' the devils como reelin by, ycllin 'nd
CUSSin. Then I fell asleep, 'nd the nex'
thing I knew I was sittin straight up in
bed a-list'nin. Et was a knock thet hod
woke me—a knock et our door. Quick
I jumped into my clothes 'nd run down
belov.'. A seoon knock come, so very
gentle thet ct mado me feel queer. I
thought of tho 'Moonfaced Lady' 'nd tho
'Wisitin Cod.' Not thet I b'lieved them
yarn:—Lord, no! I didn't unbolt the
door, but called out low: 'Who is it?
What d'yeh want?'
"No answer. Then agin, a little loud
er: 'Who is et? Tell me what yeh want.'
'Nd a strange voice answered: 'It's me,
Jess. Let mo in.' 'Nd I threw open
the door. In she walked with the boy
in 'er arms. It were Jess, 'ndyit it warnt
Jess. I didn't dare to speak. A fearful
look was in 'or eye. Mother was up by
this time 'nd in the room. The gal walk
ed straight up to 'er 'nd put the hoy in
'er arms. 'Mis' Jameson,' said sho in
thet cold, strange voice, 'Mis' Jameson,
I've killed Sam. He wanted to strangle
roy baby. See! See! Tho black marks
on his soft little neck. I drove a knife
deep, deep, into the cruel heart,"nd with
thet sho seemed to let go o' 'erself, fell
right down on tho floor screamin, 'nd
et was all Peter 'nd I cd do to keep 'er
from banging 'erself to pieces.
"Neddy begun to cry. Ho were
frightened, poor little feller! 'nd moth
er took 'lm away, hoggin 'im close.
Father 'nd Jack Andrews pulled over to
tho islun 'nd como back lookin white 'nd
sheered. 'Sho dono et,' was all father
cd say, 'she done et.' Then come some
black days—Jess carried off 'nd Sam
buried. Et seemed the wugabond hed
gone home t'aet night mad wi' tho drink,
'nd ho must have set out to strangle his
boy. Tho m?.rk» were on 'im. ■ * *
Some say Jess were a inurd'ress, 'nd thet
sho ought t' hev*been hung, but I can't
see et in thet light; Anyway they let
'or be, 'nd et warn't long aforo she lef
this world o'er own accord. Poor
creatur'! Poor suff'rin creatnr'l"
"And the little fellow, what became of
him?" 1 ventured to ask, breaking the
long pause that followed tho cap'n's last
"Tho little feller?" repeated my friend,
raising his bowed head and mecltanicallv
rolling a bit of thread. "Well, d'yeh
sco a green dory over by tho lighthouse?"
"Yes, cap'n."
"Aud a lire, strappin boy in 'er settin
a lobster trap?"
"Thcl'sthe little feller.'—Boston Tran
Tho Va\-i':d Value of Silver.
Silver, in its relative commercial value
to gold, has varied greatly at different
times since the two metals were first
used for coins. Ia tho days of Abraham
the patriarch it was 8 to fj B. C. 1000, it
was 12 to 1; P. C. .100, 13 to 1, and at the
beginning of tho Christian era, about 0
to 1. In tho year 500 A. D. it was 18 to
1, in 1100 it was 8 to 1, and at the time
of the discovery of America only 7 to 1.
In the year 1500 gold was only six
times more valuable than the precious
white metal, and within tho next 100
years two pounds of silver could be ex
changed evenly for ono of gold. In 1010
gold was agnin on the boom, being 10
times more valuable than its paler broth
er, and in 1725 it was 18 times more val
uablo than silver, just as it was 500 years
B. (j. At the beginning of the present
century silver was at a lower figure than
it had been at any time since the year
600 A. D.—viz, 15.08 to 1. In 1870 the
ratio (commercial) of silver to gold was
20 to 1, and in 1802 it was at tho lowest
point it has ever reached since tho dis
covery of America—24.24 to 1. The fig
ures for the present year are wanting.—
St. Louis Republic.
Tho Cautions Sultan.
Some or.c seems to havo told tho sul
tan that chlorate of potash 13 a danger
ous explosive. Consequently no drug
gist or pharmacist in Constantinople i 3
allowed to possess or sell it. The grand
master of artillery alone ie allowed to
have it in keeping,—Constantinople Let
Hinting Him llown.
Clinker— In $100 the best you can do
for a saloon passage?
S. S. Agent—Yes, sir. What more do
you expect.
Clinker- I didn't know but you gave
a rebate on meals returned. —Club,
A Kide on the Ferris Wheel.
The following description of a ride on
the famous Ferris wheel is given by a
young woman of Sedalia, Mo, She says:
"The wind rushing through the iron
meshes converts the massive structure
into an (collaa harp. If we knew not
from whence the low, soft rhythm pro
ceeded, we should judge it to be the
music of the spheres as they moved on
A lady in Copenhagen has been offl
cially registered as a carpenter and join
er. Sho expects to do more than super
intend workmen, and in order to perfect
herseii in making furniture she ho*
found bor way to tins country in search
Characteristics of Criminals.
Tlio measure around the skull of the
criminal, taken horizontally, is always
less than that around the skull of the
upright man, and his brain is found to
be lighter, his constitution feebler, too,
and his heart is weak. But even amon™
culprits themselves there aro great dif
ferences—thus tho highway robber is
naturally found to be taller than the
pickpocket, aud tho bones of his skeleton
aro stronger. He and tho murderer,
when they write at all, write a large
ronnd hand with many flourishes. Tho
thief writes with effeminacy, a small
These people are apt to givo tho stu
dent surprises. Ho finds, for instance,
that they tire not habitually cruel. Wan
ton murderers will bo kind to a pot
Where they aro cruel it is the women
who are most so, and who discover tho
most shocking forms of cruelty, and al
though a fow have talent they are all
wanting in the ability to use their talent
to advantage, but most of them have
great stupidity.
They are flighty and faithless always,
clinging long to nothing. And with it
all they are (sxtraordinarily superstitious.
The one satisfactory thing that cornea
out of all this investigation is the estab
lishment of the fact that education di
minishes the tendency to crime, and that
as by slow degrees the day shall come
when a whole generation is educated
tho children of that generation will bo
born with I(SS and less tendency to crime
or to crime made easy.—Harper's Bazar
Mr. Jarrett's Experience a« a Forty-niner.
"The first time I was in Portland,"
said Theatrical Manager Henry C. Jar
rett, "was in 1849. I came around tho
Horn from New York as supercargo of
three ships bound for San Francisco.
After we had discharged our cargoes I
had Borne little leisure on my hands,
and I concluded to come to this country
and take a look at it. I took passage on
tho Sea Gull, one of tho very first
steamers that ever catno up tho Colum
bia river. The blowing of the whistlo
caused considerable fright among tho
Indians along tho banks. I brought up
from San Francisco a hogshead of sugar
on speculation. When we landed in
Portland the hogshead fell overboard,
but was soon fished out. The sugar was
about 150 pounds heavier after the acci
dent, but I sold it, water and all, for 32
cents a pound. The sugar cost me 10
a pound.
"I bought a large lot of potatoes here
by the bushel at a very low price, and
sold them in San Francisco at?l a pound.
I also took back with me four turkeys
and told a sailor if ho would hitch them
up with strings and drive them through
the streets of San Francisco and sell
them he could have 25 per cent of the
proceeds! He sold the turkeys for $50
apiece to a couple of restaurant keepers,
who wanted the birds as an advertise
ment. This was just before Christinas,
1849."—Portland Oregonian.
An Old Truth Proved Once More.
A pneumatic tired safety bicycle that
rested against the curb in Eighth avenue
opposite th 4 Grand Opera House on Fri
day night had a crowd abont it for an
hour. It boro a huge placard with the
inscription, "For Sale, Price $12."
The placard had been placed there by
the owner, who had made a wager that
ho wonld display the bicycle for two
hours, and that no one would venture to
buy it.
There was a lot of lively talk among
tho crowd that stared at the bicycle, but
nobody went into the cigar store whero
the man who had bet that a purchaser
would appear was anxiously waiting for
some ono with $12 to materialize.
A stout Englishman neatly dressed
came along ana studied the placard with
a frown.
"I hate these practical jokes," he cried.
•'I ride a bicycle myself, and I only wish
I had $12 in cash, and I'd get that wheel.
That reminds mo of tho story of the man
who stood on London bridge and offered
to sell genuine gold sovereigns for a pen
ny apiece and stood there an hour with
out selling any."
The bicycle owner won his bet finally,
to the chagrin of the man who felt sure
that a bargain would be snapped up.
The fun of it was that the owner would
have been forced to part with it under
the terms of the wager.;— New York Sun.
that's tho
Pierces Pleas
°ll I ' ant Pellets
fff m 7T have put it in
fljl 1 r '*<r*%* order. That's
I 1 == " what they're
■ made for —to
I regulate the
I system as well
as cleanse and
tA renovate it.
i , These are
■ the original
Little Liver
Pills, tiny, sugar-coated, anti-bilious
granules; mild and gentle in their
action, but thorough and effective —
no pain, no griping. One little Pel
let for a laxative — three for a ca
thartic. Sick Headache, Bilious
Headache, Constipation, Indigestion,
Bilious Attacks, and all derange
ments of the liver, stomach, and
bowels are promptly relieved and
permanently cured.
They're the smallest, easiest, and
best to take— and the cheapest pill
you can buy, for they're guaranteed
to give satisfaction, or your money
is returned. You pay only for the
good you get.
Can you ask more or better proof
of tho superiority of the little pills ?
fc. » (RS If you're suffering from
jfctJMMy Catarrh, the proprietors
fSL of Doctor Sage's Catarrh
aMY Wk Remedy ask "you to try
Ha fk tlieir mc dlcine. Then, if
fM C<k you can't be cured, they'll
Am pay you $500 in cash.
"rod by lSn\l'<»
witll wrllUin gmirinter ulQieai
JBo*!«»lC».. "« f :«»w» «■■■ »t». IS.
Cures Consnmptlon, Cooffla".Croup,N,-.r a
Throat. Sold by oil Druggists on a Guwmum.
For a Lams Side, Bark or Chut Shiloh'r.
Plaster will give great wti^factioa.—a; cents.
Mrs. T. S. llawxins, Cbatinnoor-r.,Tcn:..,5.-'.TtJ
•'SltiloKtVttatlzcr'tiAVElj My Li ft:? t
7 «rer wtcd." For l>vgpenr.l». Uver or J Jduoy
trouble It excels. Price 75 cts.
Havo yon Catarrh? Try tbis Itomody. If will
positively relieve and Cnro you. Prico CO cts.
This Injector lor its sucMSSfui treatment-is
furnished free. Itomemher.rdiiioh'a Kemolie*
are sold ou a guaruutoo to give stitlefacUOß.
Sold wholesale <'j HAAS, jBAKUCH A CO,,
and retail hy druggists. 12-11 1 y t
Positively cureiu from thirty toilxty
dri yi tul kinds of
without the us* of knife, drawing blood or de
tention from business.
Can refer Interested paiiies to prominent I os
Angeles citizens who have been treatel by
them. Cure guaranteed.
3-7 12m LOS A*OEL«S CAL.
Can a Woman k Beautifal
With a Sallow Complexion or a Rough
Skin ? Certainly Not 1
rpHEN wh7 -io', try <
-I a rem dythntuil
make you beautltui?
g, KS -^ lilT '' ii JIAK "
Lola Mont z C?en:c
J* a wondeiiul mc'nl
P^V?—' i uo porous, stnl r.-e
- hy the
* '■ <^^i< s best physician*.
J. . 'ttT. " J'i l +. I' roiaoros «U
rH«u*tronghnesH ami dry
% < r U&I ll)W.;<"\ » ness oi ihe (km. j.ro
tectlng le from the fun and wind, snd keep'
lug It soft and smooth. Price, 75 ojuts 141
lasts three mouths.
It is very fine aud adhesive, cannot injare the
most delicate sk'.n, and 1 claim it :o ue pu i
tively lmpercepcwe to the olo<ei>t scruu&l
The pain of freckled and »unburn'. «kln, mi au
noyiug to many ladifs. can b" avoided Irj■ no
free me of ml.* MOSTfZ aud tuis POM -
uEK. Three shades—White, tfleah mi it
Bruuette. i";'le ', •"■ • cent:".
Isnotacomnic to hide dofecti, bnt a monlcal
wash thai tciemifica:ly removes all frroßl,.,
Tain. Sunburn, liiuokhead, »i"th Patcim.,
Sallownesa and a 1 other skin blemish s.
Price, sjl. All of Mrs. Harrl»ou's numerous
preparations for solo hy at: tirugols's.
Lady Agent for Los Angeles.
Hairdre«slng and Maulcudug Parlors, Rooms
41-42 Wilson Block, Spring street.
For any special or complicated blemish of
the face and form w/ite to MRS. NKTTIn HAR
RISON, 2<> e.e*ry st ect, Sin Franoisco, Cal,
Superfluous hair permanently removed.
Incubators, Bono Mills, Alfalfa Cu'ters.
Everything (or poultry keepers.
EDWIN CAWSTON, 1218. Broadway.
1)1 G-n
Wenkncs, 1. -j'Otcnoy and Lost Manhood per.
mauently curud. Tbe sick ajidaffllcted shoals)
not fait to call upon him. The Doctor has Iraw
eltd extensively In Europe and lnsported thor
oughly the various hospitals there, obtalnlne
a great deal of valuable information, w'iich ho 14
competent to impart to those In need of bis ser
vices. The Doctor cures where others full.
Tiyhlm. Du. GIBBON will make no charge
itnietß ho effects a o*re. Persons at a disttnee
CURED AT HOM3C. All communications
strictly confidential. All letters answered Ut
slain envelopes, Call or write. A"dress
Box 1857, ran Frauci'co, CaL
Slisstloa Los Aarolos H«Eit-o. 12.17 is
Illieh's Restaurant,
145 and 147 S. Main St,
JERRY ILLICH, Proprietor
Telephone ?')C. U» ' 1
los Optical Institute, 135 a Bpsing su, ij
Wagner's Klmheriy, Los Angeles
C'iT (ml .
J. M. Griffith. Vres't. J. T. Orimt t, V.-*tiu •.
T. E. Nlcho s, Sec'ytnl Trea 1 .
E. L. Chandler, Superlutcndeut.
J. M. Griffith Company,
And Manufacturers of
MUlWorkOl EToryDcao.iptlon.
094 N. Alaaaeda Su lm Angeles. 6-) tf

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