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LELONG SQUARES HIMSELF.
He Never Decried the Advant- ajfes of Olive Culture. Proceedings Yesterday of Fruit Growers' Convention. , A Lively Discussion on the Tariff ones tlonA Lobbyist Needed at Wash ington a Good Paper on Figs—Other Matters. Th* fruit growers' convention held an uneventful session yesterday morning, bat one paper being read, All of tbe players were on hand, but Hamlet and Laertes, in the persons of Mr. Kelts and Mr. Ford, did not materialize with their essays, so the convention content ed itself with firing cross-questions at •■* Mr. George A. Raymond about his ex cellent paper on curing white Asiatic tigs. Nearly every question put to him had been previously treated in his essay, bnt ha was in a kindly mood, and lean t ing against one of the boxes told all that he knew. Tbe crowd occupied and amused itself in tbis manner for about one boar, but as neither Mr. Ford nor Mr. KAtls came to toe tbe footlights they very reluctant ly let Mr. Raymond rest bis weary self. Then the Pomona people took a tiand. Mr. Howland arose with blood in bin eye and inquired if Mr. Lelong had written an article detrimental to the olive industry. Secretary Lelong bad received tbe tip the evening before, however, and so was prepared, and squared himself to the apparent satis faction of tbe Pomonaites. Mr. Masiin also took a hand iv liven ing up the proceedings, and spoke upon certain action taken a year ago by the growers in regard to the revision of tiie tariff upon fruits. Tbe matter wae gen erally discussed, but resulted in noth ing. Mr. Berwick aleo asked Mr. Lelong what he had done in regard to resolu tions regarding tiie Nicaragua canal passed at tbe San Jose convention. Mr. Lelong again squared himself, and stated tbat it bad been sent to con gress, but everybody knew what tiiat meant. It would probably go no fur ther. Tbe two derelicts were also brought np with a round turn by Mr. Sprague, but the meeting was happily adjourned by everybody taking a trip to Port Los Angeles to view the ocean and the big wharf from both a citrus aud a decidu ous point of view. THR MOIININO SESSION. At seven*niinutea to 10 o'clock yester day morning Mr. 1,1 wood Cooper arose and rapping upon tbe deck with a stick called the convention to order. He first drew attention to the death of tbe former secretary of agriculture, Jerry M. Rusk, and stated ttiat he bad been tbe friend of the fruit growera and suggested tbat the first work of the con vention be the adoption of suitable reso lutions. The following resolutions were re ported : Whereas, The sad rows of tha death of the late secretary ol agriculture, J. M. Rusk, Das eoino to üb, and Whereas, Secretary Rusk proved his friendship to the fruit interests oi Cal ifornia and assisted us in many ways, therefore be it Resolved, That we, the fruit growers ot California, in convention assembled, at Loa Angeles, this, the 1 day of No vember, 1803, tender to the bereaved family of our late and lamented secre tary our sympathy and condolence in tbeir great bereavement. On motion of Mr. Berwick the resolu tion was adopted by a rising vote and ordered telegraphed to the family of the deceased. ' Tbe chair announced several essays, but aa their authors did not respond Mr, Geo. A. Raymond of Kern county read a concise paper upon the Curing of the White Asiatic Fig. Mr. Raymond stated tbat he treated only of the white Asiatic fig, and that grown upon his own place. Ha first briefly told of the process of picking and curing. He said that the proper curing of the fig began with the picking. The stem must be taken out, the ekin must not be bruised nor the fruit spoilt. Pick when the fruit is fully ripe, but do not use those that have dropped off of tbe tree. I diil'er here from other growers, but 1 find that a Bound fig will not drop but will dry on the tree. Tbe tigs that drop are defec tive. The figs are to be picked in small wire baskets and should be placed care fully on the trays with none touching. The frnit should be rolled in from two to three days. Tbe defects are mainly black mold and white and souring. After tbe bad figs are the largest and handsomest but nntil you have learned the trick I would advise yon to break open and ex amine any fig that is in the least außpi cicioue. Let no one go into this busi ness unless he can and will follow it out thoroughly. Moreover, first ascertain whether your locality is adapted to the fig. Ai to packing do it to suit your own fancy, only do it well and it attrac tive form. Something original and novel, if neat and pretty, or handsome, will prove of great importance in selling the goods. Do not imitate anything or any person, either foreign or domestic, aa then you can never establish your brand and maintain your market." At tbe conclusion of his essay the discussion of tbe topic was held. The matter was thoroughly gone over. Mr. Raymond answering the many ques tions put to him. Mr. Ford of Banta Ana was to have read an eßsay upon Walnuts and Mr. Kelly upon the Thinning of Fruit. The gentlemen were called for several times, but did not respond, so their'papere were postponed. Mr. Howland of Pomona arose and asked Secretary Lelong if it was true, aa alleged, that he had written certain ar ticles in the California Fruit Grower to the effect that there was no profit in olives, and tbat no one person without wealth should attempt their cultiva tion? Mr. Lelong replied that he had never made such any bucli statement or writ ten any such article against tbe produc tion of olives. At the convention last year he had been asked to addreaa the meeting and to write an eßßay concern iag the olive industry. He wrote to Many of the growers and catiaed thoir answers to be read before the conven tion. Many were to the effect that the olive culture was very expensive. Mr. Lelong said that he had always maintained, and still did so, that it was not well for people of limited means to experiment with strange varieties of olive trees, but should rather profit by tbe experience of the larger growers. He did not write the article in the Wxnit Grower, «« U w»« the result of an interview he bad had with tbe editor. Mr. Lelong then read from a recent copy of the Orower, in which tbe statement tbat be was tbe author of the, article was denied, and also putting Mr. Le long in a proper light before the meet ing. Mr. Maslln of San Francisco then in troduced the subject of a representative at Washington to look after the revision of tbe tariff on fruits. The matter was discussed, but was finally dropped with out action. Mr. Sprague of Fairmont asked whether there was not some means by which the convention could get down to to work. He bad never seen a conven tion that lacked the necessary impetus as thiß one did. There were several persona down on the programme for papers, but they tiad not appeared and kept tbe members of the convention Bitting like a set of schoolboys. He de clared that an apology was due from those derelicit gentlemen. The chair, by way of explanation, re marked that both were members of tbe state horticultural commission, which was also holding sessions tbat morning, and were probably detained for that reason. Mr. Sprague replied that they had no right to be t here, and Mr. Berwick added tbat tbey should have at lent sent tbeir papers to the secretary and had them read instead of detaining tbe con vention. The matter of the excursion over the Southern Pacific railroad to Fort Los Angeles was then presented and all those who desired to go were requested to rise. Nearly everyone did so, and on the suggestion of Mr. Lelong tbe con vention decided to take a recess until 7:30 o'clock in tbe evening. EVENING SESSION. A very interesting session was held last night. Tbe feature of the work waa tbe report presented by Mr. Holman of San Francisco. It was most exhaustive in character and was declared by many to be tbe finest thing of the kind they bad ever heard. The committee of which Mr. Holmau is a member was appointed by tbe hor ticultural convention of San Jose to look into three phases of the eastern ship ment of fruit. Tbe report was tbe re» suit of apparent tireless efforts ancf investigation upon their parts. The convention was called to order at 7 :30 o'clocck by Mr. G. J. Griffith. Tbe first business transacted was bear ing the report of the railroad people in regard to Rev. Perkins' patent for tbe preservation of fruit in cars in transit. The report was as follows: "The two sides of this proposition are theory and practice. "Theoretically it would appear from tbe foregoing report of Protessors Hil gard and Smith that tbere is no reson able doubt as to tbe correctness of Rev. !A. T. Perkins' invention in its relation jto the preserving of frnit by an even, i low temperature and constant circula tion of dry air. "Practically obstacles may appear in its proposed application wbicb can only be removed by a series of thorough ex periments. The theory, however, ia of sufficient importance to be worthy of demonstration to determine its practi bility. Signed, R. Gray, "G. T. M. Southern Pacific Co. "W. A. BISSELL, "G. T. M. Atlantic and Pacific." A discussion was then held. Mr. Adams favored Rev. Perkins' patent. The latter was aleo present and attempt ed to demonstrate to the convention that his patent was practical. He of course spoke of -the advantages to be derived from and the money saved by its introduction, but acknowledged that nothing could be done towards it unless the railroap companies took the proper steps. It was finally voted as the sense of the convention that the railroad companies be requested to assist Rev. Perkins in perfecting his invention. Secretary Lelong then read the follow ing reply to their telegramof condolence sent in the morning: Hon. Ell wood Cooper, President Fruit Growers' Association, Los Atigeks: I am requeated by Mra. Ruak and family to convey to your association their heartfelt thanks for your kind res olution of sympathy. Henry Casron, Secretary. MR. IIOLMAN REPORTS. Mr. Hoi man oi Ban Francisco wae next introduced. He remarked that while hia report resembled a bird's nest, they could probably get through with it. His committee had been instructed to exaiiuno into the following: First—The chance of finding markets in places not yet reached by the grower. Second—For more rapid transporta tion. Third—Upon the cost of packing and transporting fresh deciduous fruits in carload lots, with the view of ascertain ing the proportion received by growers from good ealeß on shipments to eastern markets. Investigation of the first proposition developed the fact that 49 cities of over 50,000 inhabitants received a total of 4372 carloads of fruit. This leaves fully 30 more cities of the same size where fruit is not sent. While many of those are in sections in which we can hope for but little demand for onr fruit, but enough, however, remain to show that there is still a vast uuworked field for our fruits. In regard to obtaining faster trans portation for their fruits the com mittee had consulted with the managers of the leading railroads of the west aud all stated that the fault lay with the eastern lines which did not realize the importance of the industry lor the necessity of rapid transporta- I tion in fruit shipments. | Mr. W. G. Luce, general freight agent of tbe Union Pacific system, stated that they had endeavored to arrange with the Southern Pacific company to make 3(1 hours from Sacramento to Ugden, so that his line could make 75 hours from Ogden to Chicago. With a view of ascertaining what time could be made by diverting fruit ship ments at Opden via the Bio Grande Western, the Denver and Rio Grande and the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroads, Mr. Rowley of the committee was informed by W. H. Snedaker, the western representative of the Rio Grande Western, that his road waß prepared to give .California fruit shipments fast service in trains rff 8 to 10 cars from Ogden to Pueblo in 36 to 40 hours. In this connection Mr. Frank McCar mick, the western representative of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, stated that his road would co-operate with their connections. The road above mentioned giving quick tervice, naming 42 to 44 hours irom Pueblo to Chicago. His would mane the time by the route 78 to 84 hours from Ogden to Chicago. Thus it will be seeu that if the Southern Pacific Railroad company will co-operate with its eastern connections in the mat ter of reducing time -in transporting fresh fruit to eastern markets a very material reduction in the time con sumed in transit as compared with the record of the past season namely, 111 to 116 hours irom Sacramento to Chicago, LOS ANGELES HERALD* THURSDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 23, 1803 as against 192 to 210 for the fruit ship ments of 1893, will result. Incidentally the committee investigated the possibil ity of a reduction in freight rates but met with but little encouragement. The Southern Pacific company claims that it is now moving fruit at the lowest profitable' rate, and tbat tbe mileage rates from California are now much lower and the service better than those from the Florida fruit districts. The only apparent hope for lower freight rates lies in tbe replacement oi the pres ent cumbersome system of refrigeration with some appliance equally effective and of less weight. In regard to tbe third clause, the committee wrote to many fruit growers and shippers for information, and are able to present the following table: Feachea, boxes 9 .04 I'ears, '• M&X Cherries, " 49 Apricots, " M Apricots, crates 70 Plums, boxes 70 These figures are based on shipments in refrigerator cars and represent the average cost of all expenses incidental to fruit shipments from tne orchard to eastern purchasers, cost and cultivation and value of fruit not being taken into consideration. After giving the above results of its in vestigation, the committee then sums up the situation as follows: Referring again to tbe first object of our inquiry, namely, the question of putting California fresh fruits into markets not now reached, tbere ie small satisfaction in tbe statistics which we have presented. That in the vaßt re gion comprising the populous states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Conneaticut, New Jersey, Penn sylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina—we sell a good yearly 1370 carloads of freßb fruits; that in another great region, comprising Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and the southern third of Illinois, we cell only 138 carloads ; that there is a list of 40 or more towns in the east, each of 50,000 inhabitants and upwards to which California fruits never go direct — these facta are interesting enough, but they have no real value save aa they confirm the familiar statement that our products are not fairly put into their natural markets; that the districts iv which our fruits are offered to consum ers are almost insignificant when comp ared with the wider districts where it is wanted" but to which it never goes. These facts lead up to and point dis tinctly to one conclusion, namely, tbat the niethpds of distribution currently practiced are pitifully inadequate and inefficient. The present method of maintaining our fresh fruits is the dispatch of car load lots to a few central points, Where they are sold at auction for local' consumption or, possibly, for reahipment in smaller lota to smaller contiguous communities. No direct shipments are made to points where the local demand will not justify the sending of a whole carload; and it is for this reason that so many large towns never get a taste of California fruit. Since tbey cannot take a car load of 24,000 pounds then we cannot serve them at all. • We are told by experts that from a railroad stand point thiß is the only practical method of shipment; that to dispatch a single car with say two or more distinct con signments for two or more distinct points lying near each other or connect ing lines of road, is practically out of the question. It would be aB preaump tiouß as it would be rude to question the expert ability of tbe gentlemen from whom our committee baa made inquiry or tbe sincerity of their replies; but we believe and claim tbat an utter miscon ception of tbe conditions and requiie mentß of the fruit traffic "Ties at the foundation of tbeir theo ries. A system of shipment irom tbe places of production to central points, with reabipmeut. from these de pots to minor points, will no well enough for miscellaneous imperishable commo dities ; but in the case of fresh fruits it is totally insufficient. Tbe application of this system to California fresh fruits and the eastern markets involves prac tical elimination ot all but the very large centers from the field of consump tion, and so contracts the volume of onr salea. How tbia effects the producer need not be told. When our expert friends declare tbat it is not possible to ship direct to points which cannot take a full carload, they have in mind the conditions and regulations which now prevail on the railroad lines with which we deal. And tbis biingß us to the point tbat the railroads have taken no atepa in the way of providing a suitable equipment for tiie California freßh fruit traffic. Apparently they do not realize the magnitude of tbe trade nor understand its requirements. To this great special traffic the very life of which depends upon their co operation, they give only such rough and-tumble facilities as belong to a mis cellaneous freighting business. Now i,f the roads had for the California fresh fruit traffic special cars built with compartments; if they had a sufficient number of these cars to meet all de mands promptly; ii they bad locomo tives in sufficient numbers to haul tbem promptly and rapidly; if fruit traitiß were given the same track righta allowed to cxproßß trains —if these suggestions were roalities, does any man of sense doubt tbat some things which the ex perts declare impracticable would be very Bimply and easily done? For.example, would it not be possible under such conditions to load a Bix-com partment car at Vacaville or Ontario with six separate lots of fruit for the six cities of Tiffin, Mansfield, Canton, Zanesville, Columbus and Springfield, all in the state of Ohio, and to make the deliveries in a satisfactory wayT Does anybody doubt that it would? Si-It ia our judgment that to reach new markets aome euch combination of equipment aud train service is essential; but it would be utopion to expect it to come of its own motion. Its natural and essential prerequisite ia the creation at thia end of the route of a shipping Byetem which will require and exact such service. The great express com panies, not the railroads have made the American expreasage eyetem with its messengers at every train, its depot at every railway station, aud ite distrib uting servant in every village. As the necessities of the service grew, the rail roads under the pressure of specific de . The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder.—No Ammonia; No Alum. Used in Millions of Homes— 40 Years the Standard mand provided tbem; but if they had been left to their own devices, the great expressage system would never have been brought into existence. And so it will be with us. So long as we leave our neces sities without organization to plead fairly for themselves, we shall have just the sort of service always given to an unsympathetic traffic. When we have created a shipping system ready to operate as tbe express companies do, then we shall secure facilities for trans portation proportionate to the magni tude and value of our fruit interest. Opinions differ widely as to the right policy of creating such an organization. We are told by persons who are entirely sincere, that tbe producer is outside of bis natural and proper sphere when he undertakes to be bis own marketer; tbat like a certain famous brand of sar- Baparilla fruit selling ie a thing pecu liar to itself, and tbat it must be left to experts; or, in other words, since fruit production is one thing and fruit marketing another, that tbe producer should stick to his orchard and leave the distribution of hie product to tbe commission merchant. Now we agree that frnit marketing is a special trade; that it calls for business training and acquaintance with markets too, but we deny tbat these merits are found with tbe commission men more than among tbe producers themselves. As a matter of fact, after many years of trial tbe commission system has failed. It does now just what it did in the begin ning, namely, it sells our fruits at auc tion in a few general markets. It has not like the great oyster companies, like the great express companies, like the Standard Oii company— not to mention a dozen other equally notable instances —establßhed agencies away from the centers and bo widened tbe field of fruit consumption. Tbe inefficiency of the commisßiou-honse system is demonstrated by tbe iact that after many years of exclusive control of our business, our products are still unknown, or at least not commonly sold, in the larger part of tbe eastern market. And the inefficiency of it is not lesß dear than the cost of it. Gen erally speaking, the commission interest ia foreign to as. It has only a commer cial relation to ue, about- tbe same sort as we have with the Sandwich islands. It is under such conditions tbat our work should be well done. And in our judg ment it will not be well done until the California spirit is in it. It is our pro found conviction that the future welfare of the fruit interest of California as it is dependent upon the eastern market, rests upon the co-operative support of a state exchange operated in tbe direct interest of the fruit growers, and having ita agencies not only in the great cities but throughout the whole vast region beyond the Rocky mountains. What Adams & Co. can do, what Wei Is- Fargo & Co. can do, what the Standard Oil company can do, what a firm of Yankee shoemakers can do, surely tbe great horticultural inter est of California can do. We are told tbat suitable men cannot be found to work for an association; that expert commercial ability can only be developed by the interest of personal ownership, and we don't believe it. The express companies and tbe railroad companies seem to be served by paid agents with ability and devotion, and tbere is no reason why we cannot find men to do our work in the same spirit. The career of the Cali fornia Fruit union proves that tbe co-operation principle can in fact be successfully applied; and what, let us ask, would be easier than tbe evolution of such a system as we suggest from such a good foundation as tbis Bame Fruit union affords? For tbe suggestions herein embodied we claim no credit for originality. If nobody ever bad our thoughts of them before we should distrust our own judg ment. But we have only set down things long ago suggested and familiar to all. As regards the plan of shipment direct to minor points in broken loads in compartment cars, so competent a rail road man as Mr. W. H. Mills long ago suggested and approved it. As to tbe suggestion for general co-operation, that happily seems in a fair way to be made a teality. Tbe two things together your committee believes are the beet hope of the California horticultural interest. The report was applauded long and loudly. Mr. Adams jumped to his feet and declared the report to be the finest be had ever listened to, and moved that a vote of thanks be extended to the gen tlemen of the committee; b)bo that it be printed in special pamphlet form. About every other person in the hall seconded thia motion and it was carried amid great enthusiasm. Mr. B. N. Rowley of San Francisco, blbo on tiie committee with Mr. Holman prosented some additional figures. The committee appointed to draw up a plan for co-operation among the fruit growers presented the following report, which was accepted: Your committee appointed to consider the question of co-operative fruit mar keting, have had the subject under con sideration and respectfully report as fol lows: • We are satisfied that the conditions which have already brought actual dis aster upon some branches of the fruit industry of California will, if unchecked, speedily bring similar disaster upon all other branches. We believe that the only remedy is that the growers shall themselves as sume the marketing of their own pro duct and that the time has now como to apply tbat remedy. We heartily approve and endorse the methods of co operation already adopted by the citrus growers of .Southern California and the dried fruit producers of Santa Clara county, which we find substantially alike in principle, differ ing only in detail to meet tbe different of the dried and fresh fruit trades. We regard it of the most importance that tiie «reat co-nuerative movement now in progress otiouid be go directed tbat all interests involved should work not only iv harmony but in actual con sultation witb each other. To this end we strongly approve the movement originated by the state horti cultural society for the organization of a state fruit exchange, and urge all in dividual growers and all co-operative societies to unite in its support, trusting JContinued on Ninth pagc| ' Brings comfort and improvement and tends to personal enjoyment when rightly used. The many, who live bet ter than others and enjoy life more, with less expenditure, by more promptly adapting the world's best products to the needs of physical being, will attest the value to nealth of the puro liquid laxative principles embraced in the remedy, Syrup of Figs. Its excellence is due to its presenting in the form most acceptable and pleas- i ant to the taste, the 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 tho approval of the medical profession because it acts, on the Kid neys, Liver and Bowels without weak ening them and it is perfectly free from every objectionable substance. Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug gists in 50c and 81 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. AMU9KMKNT9. YBW LOS ANGKI.tCS THE AT Kit! . > Under direction of Al Haymau. H. C. WVATT, Manager. 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In 10, 20, 40 and 80-acre farms, to suit purchasers, on credit. Terms at low rate of interon THE PROPERTY WK OFFER COMPRISES THE WELL-KNOWN CHINO RANCH, IN THE center of which ls the town of Chino, on tbe line of tne Southern tactile railroad, about, three miles south of Pomona and Ontario. Su .rounding tbe properly is the valley port on of the Chino Ranch, comprising Id,ooo acres lying north and east of Chino creek, subdivided Into 10-acro tracts, which have a gradual decline toward the soalh aud southwest, giving ample natural drainage for successful cultivation. Iv 1891 the Beet Sugar Company was organized and the refinery built and put in operatlia at Chino, in a central portion with reference to the property. The result obtained from the operation of the factory for the few years past shows a remarkable degree of adaptability of the soil to Unsuccessful cultivation of the isugar Beet, both in amount of production aud Im pt centago of saccharine matter, and also in the efficient capacity of the manufacturing plant. The factory handled during the present season of 189:1 100!) tons of beets per day, aud have from 600 to GOO tons per day coming in continuously for the entire campaign, covering a period of nearly four mouhts. It ls proposed now to increase the capacity of the factory by the ereo tlon of an additional building and machinery to suit the requirements of Increasing produc tion. The returns for tne present campaign have been a total yield of over 15,000.000 pounds of sugar, which have bseu shipped ont as crude sugar to ha retined elsewhere. Under a direct and specific contract between Mr. Gird and tho Chino Valley Heet Sugar com pany, a corporation which Instituted and operates the Meet Sugar inn ustry, they agreed to pur chase from Mr. tiird or his successors all the beets grown on the ranch for years to come, and at the present date, about November 1, 1893, bafore tbe commencement of the next season, a fixed price is established that the factory will pay for the beets at maturity next season. This insures the planter iv tne market for his crop, and with tbe price that is tixed, befote he takes any risk in tho matter or make] the flrat move towards turning over the ground. Possibly there is no other branch of industry wherj calculations for future results can be made so readily or to correctly calculated upon, and returns realized in so short a time as In the cultivation of the Sugar Btet under such auspices. While speaking particularly in regard to the important industry of beet growing for the, manufacture of soger, estimates of general fruits should not be lost sight of, as a great portion of the laud is especially adapted to • Deciduous Fruits and Deciduous Trees. Orange groves planted on portions of the Ranch hre coming forward, and olives, tigs, aprl cots, prunes, pomegranates and berries, in fact California fruits of all kinds, seem indigenous to the soil. It is alio demonstrate*! tbat corn, barley, wheat, and iv fact all the cereals and vegetables, flourish in this soil aud attain a high degree of perfection. The townsite of Chißo, located at a convenient point with relerence to all portions of the ranch, is a flouiishing California town, with telegraph, telephone aud express offices, Fchools and churches. Means of communication and transportation are ample. The Southern Padfic rallruad runs lis main line direct into Chino, and is four miles distant from Pomona aud Onta rio, on the main overland line, and Iv addition ls the proposed extension which ls now assured from Pomona, through Chino, to.Bouth Riverside ana Elsluore. The following area few of the advantageous features of the Cliino valley: First, the culti vation of the Sugar Beet, which insures a profit: IT* tons is an -.veiage crop, but 20 tons is not unusual: wnich is received by the factory at a fixed pflne of $1.50 per ton, which during this present season of 1893 has averaged the grower from tfHo to .?<io per acre net, and clean above all expense of working the ground, planting and harvesting the crop and delivering at the factory. We invite land seekers generally who are desiring to secure prolitable investments to exam ine this valuable property, which offers a field for health, profit or investment. Four passenger trains In and out of Chino every day. We invite correspondence. For further particular!, address or call on us. WQLFSKILL TRACT A PRIVATE SALE!. TIE YEBnpf¥I[ANGELES! LotH in thia moat centrally located tract are imp.- nfftrod nt private aula at a price and on term-i to suit purchasers. WHY GO i'ULES PROM THE CENTER OF LOS ANGELES, pay carfare for youraoll and family, when you can buy a lot ia this tr-act within TEN - MINUTES' - WALK! From Spring and Second street-.*, at a price aud o;> terms tbat will aurt you. Lots we now offer you are fronting Tbird, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and adjoining croaa avenues between the important Soutnoru Tacino Arcade depot and within three blocks, of Mem atr* it. Full particulars. EASTON, ELDEIDGK & CO., J. I_. BALLARD, MANAGER. 121 8. Broadway, Loa Angeles, Cal., or Cliino, San i>t'iuu:diiu) Co., Cal, 5