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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEWS MATTERS TO DATE.
PASADENA'S COUNCIL MEETS. A Lartre Amount ot Business at Yesterday's Session. Two Mexicans Arrested for the Chap man Ranch Murder. Tha Ofßoare Think They Bits Oanghl tba Mnrdar»l-Dims|ls| Kvl denoa—L.oeal Events. Parsonals. Pasadena, Dec. 10.—The council man aged to get through with more than tbe usual amount of business, at today's ses sion. All the members were present when President Lukens took: the chair, and there waa a good-sized audienoe in the lohby. Tho city recorder matter oame up, but tbere was no further action taken towards declaring the offioe vacant. The report of tbe city attorney waa listened to with close attention, and ordered filed. After reading tba decision of Jndge Shaw in the caae, Mra. Arthur gave bia opinion as followe: To the Board of Trustees of the Olty of Pais denai— Geetlemen:—At yonr laat meeting you referred to me the question aa to whether, under the preaent existing oir cumatancea, your board is under legal obligation to remove the preaent city re corder and appoint J. H. Merriam to tbe position. I bave given tbe matter very careful consideration and bave asked Judge Merriam for any points or authorities which he may bave to euatain aucb a po sition. Ever eince the day tbat Judge Mer riam refused to take tbe position of city recorder unless be be allowed to dictate bis own salary I bave taken a position tbat the statute wbicb says that the board oi trustees shall appoint a city re corder who is a justice of tbe peace oi tbe township is directory merely, and in no sense mandatory. Some of the prea ent members of tbe board remember tbis fact well and know that I advised the board at the time that it had tbe power to appoint some other person aa city recorder. At firat my position waa ridicnled by macy lawyers and it waa finally taken to the courta. After a full and fair discussion ot tbe whole ques tion by both sides, with Attorney-Gen eral W. H. H. Hart, assisted by Hon. W. T. Williams, arguing on the o.ber side oi the question, it was decided by Judge Lncien Sbaw of the superior court of our county, in an opinion whiob I will read to yon to-day. In this opinion you will see that Judge Shaw expressly decidea that the provis ion is directory merely and not manda tory. I nnderstsnd a directory statute to be one wbioh is considered as giving direc tions which ordinarily ougbt to he fol lowed, but which does not limit the poWer to wbicb tbe direction is given, so tbat it cannot effectively exercise the power without observing the directions. In other words tbat it is merely nd visoy and that tba, advice may be fol lowed or not, ih" the discretion of the power to which the direction is given. Tbia position is fully sustained by Judge Cooley in his work on constitutional limitations at page 89. Hence I come to the conclusion that a directory stat ute may be followed or not in tbe dis cretion of the power exercising it. In one plaoein his opinion Judge Shaw does say: "It is tbe duty of the truateea to select one of tbe justices as city re corder." But after deciding in favor of tbe oity and its then recorder, he adds tbat it is "not necessary in this case to decide tbat the trustees have the power arbitrarily to appoint a person as re corder wbo is note justice of tbe peace." 80 that it certainly cannot be claimed tbat be attempted in any manner to de cide tbe question. The reason for tbia ia more apparent when itia remembered tbat auch a queation was not before tbe court, and judges are usually satisfied with deciding what they bave to and letting other questions nlone. Judge Merriam, in his reply to my re quest for what authorities he might pos sess, briefly refers to section 851 of our preaent cbarter and to the opinion of Judge Shaw, without giving any further authoritiea. But I cannot agree with him that, in any sense, it is tbe duty of tbis board to remove tbe present recorder, and to ap point one who is a justice of the peace. On tbe other hand, it is my opinion that tbe present recorder is legally entitled to bia office and tbat tbis board cannot be oalled upon to remove bim. Respect fully submitted, W. A. Arthur. City Attorney. Dated December 10th, 1894. STBBBT IMPROVEMENTS. Bids were opened and contracts •warded for street work as follows: For grading, curbing and guttering Union street, from Fair Oaks to Pasa dena auenne—Dover <5c Fair, grading, 11 cents; cnrb, 12 centa ; gutter, 13 cents. L.C.Turner, grade, 11> 2 cents; curb, 11 oenta; gutter, 13 cents. Contract awarded to Turner. For improving Madison avenue, be tween Colorado and Calfornia atreeta — Tnrner, grading, 14 cents; gutter, 14 cents. Hart, grading, 14 cents; curb, 14 cents. Contract awarded to Hart. For Lincoln avenue, between Fair Oaks and Monntain street —Banbury, grading, 50 cents, Irom Orange Grove to Mountain; curb, 28 cents; gutter, 12 cents; grading sidewalk, S cents. Sho waiter, grading,32 oents; curb.27cents; gutter, 12 cents; grading sidewalk, 10 cents. Contraot awarded to SbowaU tar. A petition to establish the grade ol Myrtle place was passed. A petition for 20 days' extension on South Marengo avenue grading waa re ceived and 10 days allowed. An ordinancs establishing tbe grade ol Galena avenue passed. A resolution of intention to grade Co lombia street from Hill to Orange Grove passed. A resolntion to sidewalk, curb and gntter Columbia street on the north side, between Orange Grove and Fair Oaks, passed. A resolution to grade, cnrb and gutter Garfield avenue from Illinois street to Oity limits passed. A resolntion to grade, sidewalk, cnrb and gntter Mary street on both sides between Mary and Colorado street passed. A petition to grade, curb and gutter Bellfountain avenue between Orange Grove and Fair Oaks was granted. GENES M. lit; BIN ENS. Upon motion ol Mr. Oox, eleotric lights were ordered placed at the junc tion ol Orange Grove avenue and tbe Terminal railroad, and on Concord court east of Marengo. Bills were reported correot by the auditing and finance committee to tbe amount oi $289.99, and warrants ordered drawn. A communication from Mr. George S. Patton relative to the storm water which comes down Lake avenue was received. Much damage may be done, and Mr. Patton notilied the city tbat he should hold it liable if no action waa taken. Mr. Lukens thought the board of super visors should take some aotion to dis pose oi the water in Wilson lake. A petition from the Loa Angelea and Paaadena Klectric road for an extension of 50 days'time to complete their line between Pasadena and Loa Angelea was granted. The reasons given for the delay were the strike and tronble over the right of way in South Pasadena. Mr. Webster was present and stated tbat everything was being pushed as rapidly as possible, and tbey expected to be running in much lesa time than the extension asked for covered. Upon motion of Mr. Cox the olerk waa instructed to advertise for bids for tbe city printing lor one or two years, to be opened December 21th. The olerk was authorized to purchase a typewriter. A number of permits to erect small buildings were granted. An ordinance granting a franobiae to L. P. Hanaen to operate an electric road in the city came up lor final paaaage. ARRESTED FOR MURDER. Tbe local officers believe tbey have captured the fellows who murdered ths Mexican, Alberto Roland, at Chapman's ranch on Wednesday night last. This morning Deputy Constable Wright brought in from tbe ranch two men named Adel Silvas and Pablo Rocha, whom be is certain are tbe right men. Tbe fellows are a couple ol tough-looking half-breeds, wbo came up Irom Lower California only a few weeks ago. Both men were employed on the Chapman ranch, as well as the murdered man. Tbe idea is that Silvas was the leader in tbe murder, hs having had some trouble with ihe dead man over tbe loan of a dollar. The theory is tbat tbe two men enticed Roland out into the orchard and struck him over the head with the demi john ol wine which he carried, and then set to on him with their knives. Mr. Wright, wbo is lorman of tho ranch, has been working on the evidence, antl thinks he has a good case. The men were arraigned before Justice Merriam today and entered a plo 1 of not guilty. Their examination waß set for Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. NOTES. Mrs. Henry New by is reported much improved. The death of Mrs. Mary S. Remmell ocenrred in thia city Saturday. Mr. C. H. Randall is back from Santa Barbara. Mr. D. Galbraith is home from his long trip abroad, including Liverpool, via Cape Horn. Rev. C. H. Yatman began a eerieH of meetioga ia the M. E. tabernacle this evening. Archie Hill waa fined $20 today by Recorder Kossiter for disturbing tbe peace. He got into a fight with another colored man. The to have been given at the Hotel Green last Saturday will be given next Saturday evening instead. The matter ie iv charge of Mrs. Blum. SANTA MONICA. The Trustees Will Meet to Ul.onss the Sewer OJueetlon—News Matters. Santa Monica, Dec. 10.—The aower talk in my letter ol yesterday waa just what the people evidently want, for the? have favorably commented upon it, and tbere seems to be a general unanim ity on tbe fact tbat the town must be sewered at once, the only question of difference being on tbe plan and metboda to be pursued to accomplish tbedeeired results. There will be an open meeting of tho board of trustees next Monday evening, to which the gen eral public are invited, and it is most heartily to be hoped that all will attend who can, and thus give the matter a start in the right direction. Let us have a rousing meeting, then action by tbs trustees, then a favorable election, with the grand final of good sowers. There was another shower of rain last evening, making tne total rainfall to date three inches. Already tbe alfalfa ia starting and tbe fields and plains are commencing to look green, with the boys and girls assiduously gathering mush rooms, while their elders are living on the succulent steak and mushrooms. Tbe Pomona touched at the wbarl yesterday from tbe north, landing 135 tons of freight and a full complement of passengers, taking considerable freight for soul hern points. The Bank of Santa Monica ia knocking daylight through the brick wall on tbe Bide of the building where formerly there were two dark rooms, transforming tbem into a sunny one, to be occupied by Mar shall Dexter. Mrs. R. F. Jones and Miss Mattie Jones, her daughter, left today for a vieit to Arrowhead. Juat alter Mrs. Jones bad left Mr. Jones was agreeably surprised by tbe arrival of Mrs. Mary Tilden. mother of Mrs. Jones, and Mrß. E. B. Hale and daughter, all tbe latter from Cleveland, 0., who will enjoy a winter's sunshine in Southern Califor nia. W. E. Lester is expected borne tbis evening. R. R. Tanner ia on the aick liat, with la grippe. Captain Dornfield baa returned from San Francisco with the tug Collis. The steam schooner Sund, after un loading her oargo, left for the north to day. Tbe Alcatraz ia at tbe big wharf with a oargo of tiea. Mra. Thomas H. James received the aad newa yoaterday of tbe death of her mother, Mra. Roaina Lucas, at her horns in Cleveland, 0„ alter a long and pain ful illness. Mrs. E. J. Graham ia considerably better. John B. Folsom, after a long and se vere illness, is able to be out again. For rheumatism I bave found nothing equal to Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It relieves the pain as soon as applied.—J. W. Young, West Liberty, W. Va. The prompt relief it affords is alone worth many times tbe cost, 50 oents. Its con tinued nse will effect a permanent cure. For sale by Off & Vaughn, corner Fourth and Spring streets, and C. F. Heinze man, 222 North Main street, druggists. Dr. D. 8, Diftenbacner, dentist, rooms 4 and 5. 119 8. Spring St., Los Ange.es. Diamond street auction sale tomorrow. T,OB ANGELES HERALD TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 11, 1894, MATTERS AT PHOENIX. THE RAILWAYS ADVERTISING Tli&T CITY AND ARIZONA. Tha Advantage or Having Competing Railways— Opposition to Gover nor Hughes — Mining I>• --velopmeot. Phcenix, Dec. 7.—The announced pur pose ol Auditor Healey of ths North and South road of having printed at Chicago immense editions of a pam phlet aejting forth tba attractiona of tbe Salt river valley, seems to bave atirred the Southern Paoific com pany to a revival of activity. Thia week tlieir agents here were requested to for ward ail possible data, descriptive and illustrated, of Pbceaix and surroundings for the evident purpose of getting out an advertising publication o! some kind on an extensive scale. From these two is sues of railroad advertising will Pin mix taste the first fruit oi being a point in competition between two great trans continental roads. OPPOSITION TO OOV. HUGHES. It is not generally known here tbat vigorous efforts are being made by the political enemies of Gov. Hughes, to iiave him removed irom office. Tbe charge which is expected to bave great eat weight with tbe national administra tion ia tbat Gov. liugbea and his imme diate advisers aro largely responsible for the defeat of tbe Democratic candidate for congress at tbe late election and the preaent disrupted atate of the party in Arizona. It ia alleged that while a lew of the governor'a closeet supporters and party adherents declaimed loudly and made heavy wagera againat the Dem ocratic candidate, all worked secretly, and tbe policy of tbe Star, tbe governor's paper, is adduced aa testimony. Inves tigating officers bave been here from Washington and tbe outsiders are pray ing daily as a result for tbe dropping of tho gubernatorial bead. It is reported that tbe support of tbe secretary, mar shal and attorney general of tbe territory, the two iast being appointees oi Gov. Hugbes, have been withdrawn and tbat Sec. C. M. Bruce, ex-Councilman Thomas Smith and ex Gov. Znllck are regarded aa of gubernatorial limber in tbe event of a decapitatiin. Tbe strongest argument in favor ol Governor Hughes' retention ia the fact that he haa made a splendid executive. His report haa juat been received irom the government printing office and ie 1 n masterly document. It proves him to ' have been painataking and thoroughly alert to every requirement and interest of the territory. No matter what may have been Governor Hughes' record in tbe peat or be his political alt tude at present, as governor, it is generally conceded that ho haa dona well. MINING NEWS B." mexns of nrrnetres, one ol the most primitive methods of worKiug ore, is the rich Grijalva mine In Fool's ci ii in. 40 miles frum here, being worked. Da Mexican owners, who have given their own name to the properly, are taking out $12JJ a week al an expense ol $25 or fill, and bave no desire to make auy ex periments with more modern machinery. Three minlha »; > the Haasay unpa, Ar.zona's moat famous stream, went on even a greater boom than ia its wont. Always a variable trib Harp, almost dry one day and impassable the following, it seemed last summer determined to eurpaes all previona lecorda. One oi the results of is wus,nogs waa the laying hire of a rich body of gold ore in the cation, which was first noticed by an egad Mexican named Flaco. Flauo now eaya that hia neighbors, the more cunning Grijalvas, upon see ing the ricbneaß oi the ore, by freely treating him with mescal and "getting him fuddled, induced him to part wilh all his intereat in tbe claim for the paltry Bum of $2tHJ. Since its develop ment of wonderful richness he haa an nounced that he will teat tbe validity of tbe drunken tranaaction. The firat general inhumation of the existence of the property waa spread by the exhibition about the city, a month or aix weeks ago, of some of the riches: and moat beautiful specimens of gold quartz tbat have ever been seen here. Tbe rock is moatly milk white. Thickly imbedded in it are layers, veins and even chunks of bright, yellow, virgin gold. The mine is being worked with as Brest a degree of secresy as pos sible. None but tbe men engaged in getting out and crushing the ore are al lowed near the ledge. By day and night each approach to the claim ia guarded by men armed with abotguna, and curious viaitors are warned that too close an inveetigation will be desper ately resented. Some interesting particulars of the methods of working tbe ore and its rich ness were learned a few daya ago from a Mexican, Peralta, wbo bad been until a week before employed tbere as a miner. The arraetres are three in number, and are but so many ronnd wooden vata or huge tuba. From tbe center of each ia erected a pole or mast, from a point near the base of which and opposite tbe up per rim of tbe tub another pole is rigged horizontally. To tbe horizontal pole heavy stonea are faatened, and to Ita outer end, extending over tbe rim, a horae ia harnessed. Tbe ore, broken by band, ia dumped into the vat and tbere further cruahed by the heavy atonea wbioh are dragged over it and kept in motion by the oonatant circular peram bulation of the boraes outside. Tbe extreme riobneaa of the Grijalva claima has bsen tbe subject of mncb comment and epsonlation in Phoenix, and prospecting parties set out ior tbe Hasaayampa region almost every day. Where one makes a rich strike, the names of those wbo return with lean pack animals, empty flour sacks, long whiskers and subdued spirits are le gion. Cesey L. Montgomery, auditor of tbe Maricopa and Phoenix road, baa reaigned and will go January 15th to Buffalo, N. V., to engage in the electrical buaineaa. ONTARIO. Ontario, Deo. 9.—On Friday evening tbe Right Rev. William Ford Nichols, D, D., bishop of California, administered tbe rite of confirmation in Christ church. Rudolph Stueltig and sister of Los Angeles visited Ontario today and were shown Ontario points of interest by Hermann Erkes of tbe Southern Pacific hotel. Oar orchards wear i miles since tbe bounteous rain appeared, and it ia thought that the oranfe crop will be much improved by tbe splendid irriga tion tbe groves received last week. Many of our oranges were smaller than usual but will now fill out to regular ■Is*. George C. Hager of Anaheim, owner of several large blocks of Ontario lande, spent Friday and Saturday here. The bazaar and concert to be given this week under tbe auspicea of the ladiea of tbe Episcopal church bids fair to be a great succeaa. Several well known singers and inetrumentalitts wiil take part in the entertainment. Tbe baseball match between the Cricketers and Wheelmen, advertised to come off yeaterdav, was postponed on account of the weather. Arrangements are being made to bold a field day of sports at Athletic park on Christmas, when cricket, basobell and cycling will be indulged in. SANTA ANA. Two Itnfl Arrested While Trying to Swear to a Complaint—Notes. Banta Ana, Dec. 10. —Two weeia irom next Tuesday will be Christmas, and all ot our merchants who carry Christ mas goods are filling up early, and even now people are looking for preaenta. Mr. A. D. Jonea, brother in-law ol Frank Vegely, will atart for hia old home in St. Joe, Mo., alter a lew months' visit in this city. Mr. Jones is highly pleased with this valley, and will some time make his future home here. A social will be given by the Unitarian ladies at Unity hall, Wednesday, tne 12th, A fine programme ia arranged lor the occasion. Everybody is cordially invited.. Fonrth atreet needs paving badly. Thiß queation ia being talked of on tho streets quite a little today. See those photos at tbe foot of Hick ory street. Tbe case of William Frank, the crazy man in the city jail, will be heard to morrow. Today tbe court baß been oc cupied with the walnut thieves. Thia morning Tom Setvidge and Gar rit Southern camo to town and while trying to get a warrant to have ono T. P. Bowland arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, Conatables Robinson and Cogburn nabbed tbe two boys ior assault and battery on Bowland. Tbe two boys bud a gun with them, claiming they took it from Rowland while he was assaulting them. There rot mil to bo b tne misunderstanding about a 'ar.cb the boya hive rented from Bowland. .'.tin land has his head badly cut. which be claims wus done with a levolver. The trial of Selvidge and Southern will take place Wednesday at 10 a. ra. before Justice Freeman. The boys were let go on their own recogniz mcc. The boys will have Bowland arrested as Boon as tbeir trial is finished. Look at those Orioles, Bijoue, Yuc cas antl Swisa Panels, new style photos at Hickox'e. The ladies of the Christian church will give v grnnd fair and entertainment next Thursday and Friday evenings in Spurgeon'e hall. William K. Collis has aold to William Neece lot 7 in block; Cof llalliday's ad dition to Sana Ana for $250. Frank X Capiian has sold to God frey Fritz 10 acres in section .'ll, towu ship 3, range 10, for |600, Mrs. Jesie L Edmuodsnn ie vißiting Mra. D. I. Brock in this city. Ho to Hickox ior tine photos. E. Caldwell of Btoczton, Mass., in visiting hia old friend W. J. Johnson of thia city. .Miss Ida Ryan, who hes been visiting .Miss Marie Hickey, returned to Log Angeles last night. Mr. aud Mrs. Walter J. Lee of lowa City, lowa, are visiting Mr. and Mra. Carey R. Smith. They arrived Satur day evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hoxio and daughter ol Lincoln, Neb., arrived in Santa Ana yesterday. They aro visiting T. J. Drury and family. They will spend tbe winter in this city. William Schuh and Thomaa Aina wortli, t c boys charged wilh Btealing walnuts at O.ange, are having their trial today iv the superior court. II Marshal Curtice will only keep the tramps nt work he will have the mud all cleared Irom tbe croaainga. He was out with his gaug thia morning doing good work. The Los Angelea Herald occupies a position in Orange county it has never occupied before. It has become one of tbe best advertising mediums in the county. People handling Christmas goods should uot forget this importaut fact. An important message iB at the West ern Union office in this city for W. R. Johnson. Rev. R. A. Rowland ol the M. E. church, south, iB conducting a series of meetings tbis week, and will continue as long as the interest keeps up. Pre siding Elder Duncan will be preaent. William Hewitt, tbe man who about aix mouths ago blew up a houae in Ana heim with dynamite, was brought into court today by Jack Loudall, who lound him at Alpine, in Son Diego county. Hs waß examined today and bound over, and in default of bond was taken to tail. REDLANDS. Trouble Over the Holiness License. Unried In a Cellar. Redlands, Dec. 10.—Until tbe busi ness tax license ordinance is repealed, harmony between our buaineaa men and tbe city officials can never prevail. The present quarter's license tax iB already overdue by 70 days and still there are from 90 to 100 fees unpaid. The mar shal declarea that he will be impartial in bia dutiea, and tbat when he servea a warrant on one he will serve warrants on all; and that too, within a very short time. Two vags were before Judge Camp this morning. One got five days and the other seven. Trinity Guild will hold a bazaar next Wednesday night. The contract ior building B. Meshek's houße, corner Orange street and Oolton avenue haa been awarded to Mr. Hogan of Loa Angelea, for $3875. About 10 o'clock this morning, as Ben Benson and several other young men were at work digging a cellar under the McAbee residence on Redlands Heights something like a ton and a half of dirt caved in on Benson, burying him nearly to the armpits. It took three men an hour and a half, with picks and shovels, to extricate bim. His body was badly orußhed, but at this writing it is not known whether or not he will survive. Benßon is about 23 yeara of age, and bas been employed on the McAbee place for some time. Mrs. W. Wilbur, from Massachusetts, is visiting at the home of W. E. Sibley. The mooted question of sprinkling Redlands' streets is settled for a time at leaßt. Diamond ttreet auotion sale tomorrow. POMONA. Union Revival Services Beano — The Olorlon* llsln-N.wi Notes. Pomona, Dec. 10.—Union revival services will begin here next Thursday afternoon, the services being held at the various churches ; in the evening at the Methodiat church. They will con tinue for an indefinite period. Oranges throughout the valley are beginning to turn to a goldon color. They are somewhat slower ripening thia aeaaon than laat. After a glorioua rain, that haß been of great benefit to thiß valley, tbe sun again came out warm and pleasant tbia morning. This storm coming juat at the time it did has made every farmer and rancher wear a broad smile upon hia face. Never has a season started so auspiciously for the benefit of our state aa this one. With the other many improvements upon foot our city is destined to forge rapidly ahead tbia season. The public schools of this place will close for tbe Christmas holidays in about two weeks, as will also Pomona college. A glance through Pomona's business establishments will convince anyone that a very large and varied line of hol iday goods has been brought here this season, and nobody need go elsewhere to get Buited. Business in this line is increasing rapidly as Christmas ap proaches. City Marshal I.orhssr today took the three boyß, Sanders, Munger and Hea ton, wbo wore bound over to appear be fore tbe superior court on the charge of robbery, to Loa Angeles, where they will be tried. It is thought they will be Bent to Whittier. Prof. A. J. Cook of Claremont, Miss Jean Loomia, North Pomona, and John S. Calkins cf thiß city will read papers before the next meeting of the Farmers' institute, in Azusa, December 20th and 2i«jt. Found—Near Pomona, dark gray over coat. Owner can get it by calling at BayDham Bros., Second street. . Rev. D. V. Bowers of Ontario filled the pulpit at the Univerealißt church yesterday. Dr. A. C. Bryan, who haa been con fined io his room for tbe past 10 days, is much improved. ALHAMBRA AND SAN GABRIEL. Alhambba, Dac. 10—About three inches of rain baa fallen, as a result of which the farmers are jubilant. The St. Cecilia guild give a aocial at Mr. Sanborn's on iast Tuesday evening, which was well attendidand thoroughly en joyed. Last Thursday evaning, at the invita tion of Misa Carroll Hartley, a number of young people gathered at the resi dence of Rev. and Mrs. Hartley. Uarnes, refreshments, etc , caused the evening to pass all too soon. The lipworth leagueiravo ita monthly social at Mrs. Keyes' on Friday evening. Tamales and toitillas were served for re freshments. Tomorrow evening tho F.piscopal guild will give an evening in Mexico, at the chiipel. Mrs. Phipps will he in attend anCO With eeveral hue views. Relieah mer.ta a la ilexiuana. An evening in Corea has been an n /iiuced to take place at the residence oi Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Johnson. Scenery, waiters, wai rjsses and victuals to match. An oyster aupper will be given by the Lend a H*nd at Adaraa hall December 1 S:b. Useful and fancy articles will also be on sale. Mr. liourley bas Jmost finished tbe addition to tbe residence of Mr. and Mrs. Stone. The parsonage cottage is being coneid erably enlarged. The Southern Pacific railroad i] hav ing right of wjy on tbe Monrovia line fenced. The orange crop promises well. In some orchards the navels are beginning to lurn yellow. SAN BERNARDINO. Bill Gaj'j Break Tor l.ilnrtj— \ Drank. Prank*. San- Bernardino, Dae, 10. — Sheriff Booth returned from Needles this morn ing, and reports that Bill Gay, the des perado who killed William Rader May 9tb and Jemas McKay May 12th, in Montana, and for whom $1500 reward was offered, was arrested at Providence. Da putv Sheriff Keyes of Needles and Sheriff Roseborough of Kingman, Ariz., overtook Gay at Providence mountain, in front of a blacksmith shop, getting one of his horses shod. Roseborough grabbed Gay around tbe waist, and be was at once put in irons. From Provi dence the officers drove with the prison er to Feoner, the nearest railroad sta tion. AU were worn out upon their arrival there, and Officer Keyes went to sleep, leaving Sheriff Roseborough on guard. The latter took off the prisoner's leg irons and took him outside of tbe house,when he made a break for liberty. The officers followed him four miles be fore effecting bis recapture. A bibulous young man from Riverside ran amuck and disturbed tbe quietness of Sunday by dashing along the streets on horseback yesterday at break-neck epeed and running into a house on F street. He forced bis borse to enter the house and tried to make him sit down in a chair, His friends came with offi cers and took bim away. The supervisors today awarded the contract for putting the roof on tbe new court bouse to Riley, Loan & Thorn ton for $33,000. Tha Statue or M. Panchar. Paris, Dec. 9.—The statue of M. Pancher, who first advocated the intro duction into Franoe of American vines to combat the phylloxera, was unveiled today nt Montpclier. M. Vinger, minis ter of agriculture, made a epeech, in which lie guardedly intimated that it was possible there would be a relaxation of tbe present protection policy, with a view to finding a market abroad for tbe overstocked French winegrowers. Anyone who has children will rejoice with L. M. Mulford, of Plainfield, N. J. Hie little boy, rive years of age, was sick with croup. For two days and nights he tried various remedies recommended by friends and neighbors. He says: "I thought sure I would lose him. I had seen Chamberlain's Cough Remedy ad vertised and thought I would try it as a last hope and am bappy to say that after two doaes he Blept until morning. I gave it to him next day and a cure was effected. I keep this remedy in tbe house now and as soon as any of the children show any signs of cronp I give it to them and that is the last of it." 50 cent bottles for sale by Off & Vaughn corner Fourth and Spring streets, and C. F. Heinzeman, 222 North Main street, druggists. MARRIAGE CUSTOMS. Radical Chaoses That Have Taken Place In England. Marriage customs have changed ev erywhere with tho advance of civiliza tion. Anglo-Saxons ia ancient times, it is said, used to capture their wives by force from their fathers or their hus bands, it did not mntter which. This was before Augustine came to preach Christianity. Then purchase was more common than capture, although tho latter seems to have been frequent enough to the reign of Ethelbert to need regulation by law. By this law a man might run away with a woman, provid ed ho afterward paid her previous own tr, be ho father or husband, 50 shillings. If it was husband who had thus been deprived of 'us wife, the woman's cap tor had nor only to pay him the fine, but also to buy him another wife. In any case ths etolen woman belonged to her enptor If a man B;»id purchased his bride in the days of Etbelbert and afterward concluded he had paid too much for her, it was lawful for him to return her to her former owner and claim again the purchase price, provided that ho had not previously expressed satisfaction by making tho bride a present on tho morn ing after tho wedding. Tho next step was the "foster lien," when the brir'.e price was paid on the day of espousal and was supposed to compensate tho parent for tho cost of bringing up his daughter. It seems, however, that this soon fell into disre pute, as thero was DO law against the .'ather's engaging his daughter to nu merous suitors, taking from each tbe "footer lien," and, ot course, cheating all but one on tbe wedding day, which, at that time, was only the day of be trothal, when the suitor gave a "wed" or plerlgo for the future performance of his contract. If the suitor did not claim his bride within two years after tho wedding day, be forfeited all right to her and to-whatever money or goods he had paid for her. If tho woman or her father broke their promises, tho father had to give the suitor four times as much as the suitor had already paid him. As civilization advanced the bride price was giveu to tho woman herself and became her dowry, while nowa days the tables aro frequently turned, and the bride settles the money on bur husband.—Kato Field's Washington. Mr. John P. Wetmore, a prominent real estate agent of San Angelo, Texas, baa used Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrbti'i Remedy in hia family for aeveral yeara as occasion required, and always with perfect success, lie says: "I find it a perfect cure for our baby when troubled with colic or dysentery. I now feel that my outfit is not complete without a bottle of this remedy at home or on a trip away from home." For sale by Off Sl Vaughn, oorner Fourth and Spring streets, and C. F. Heinzsman, 222 .V rth Main street, diuggist. Drink Shasta Water, Woollacott agent. Buy the Whitney msko trunk and traveling bap. Factory U44 N. Main Bt. WONDERFUL CURES BY DR. WONG, 713 SOUTH MAIN ST., LOS ANGELES, CAL "Skilliol enr» Increases longevity lo tie "ingeniously looming diseases through tha Wong, puiie and exoellent remedial are arasi biaaa Ingi to the werld." " — i, F 2 l l r . T r". r " m T "'•"'Bhter. Virginia Bell, was treated by Dr. Wong for what physician! called hip disease, and had pronounced Incurable after treating har for eight years. Dr Wona'a diagnosis was that ahe waa afflicted with one of the thirteen forms of oanoer. Hia medicine ttlected a permanent care in seven months' time. Two ,ears ago mygrandaon became blind la one eye. Dr. Wong restored his sight in three weeks' time. a. LABWKIJ* •....*£?! Ih . sa .been treated eleven years, by six different doctors, for »nnfh'. ,e VJ , V 1 ' Sf* swo5 wo "»°ntus. I took Dr. wong'a medicine and was ourea la aevoi months. I enjoy excellent health and weigh 170 pounda u&S A 11 miT olpSSni™" NIBV ° Ua AND CHRONI ° DISBABM 4000 cures. Ten years in Los Angelea. DR. WONG, 713 South Main St., Loa Angeles. OLDEST AND LARGEST BANK IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK OF LOS ANGELES. CAL. CAPITAL (PAID DP, $ 800,000.00 BDBPLDS AND RESERVE 820,000.00 TOT AL $1,320,000.00 OFFICERS j DIRECTORS: I.W HELLMAN. Prealdent W.H.Perry, 0. E, Thorn. A. GlaisalL ?OHNM E nV£tt N Vice-President o. w. Child., c! DnoommoST* JOHN MILNKK ( ashler T. L. Duque, J. B. Lankeishlm H. 1. FLEISHMAN Assi.tant Cashier H. W Hellman, i! W. Hellman. Sell and Buy Foreign and Domestic Exchange. Special Collection Department CORRESPONDENCE INVITED. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NATIONAL Bank, 101 B. Bprlng St., Nadeau block, L. N. BREED President WM. F. BOsBYbHELL Vice-President C. N. FLINT Cashier W. H. HOLLIDA7 Assistant Cashier Capital, paid in gold coiu $200,000 Surplus and undivided profits 25,000 Authorized capital SOO.OOO directors: L. N. Breed, H. T. Nevrell, Wm. H. Avery, BUas Hoimau, W. H. Hotllday, P. C. Boiby •heil, M. Hegan. Frank Rader, D. Remick, Thos. Goss. Wm. F. Boabyshell. UNIONBANKofSAVINGSI CAPITAL STOCK, $200,000 223 S. Spring St., LOS ANGELES. OFFICER* ANn DIRECTORS: Ik. W. Stimson Wm. Ferguson W. E. McVay Preit. Vire-Pmt. CaBBMI C. G. Harrison S. H. Mott R. M. Baker A. E. Pemaroy S. A. Butler INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS LOS ANGELES SAVINGS BANK, 23<i N. Main st Capital stock. $100,000 Surplus 35,000 J. E. Plater, Pres. H. W. Hellman, Vice-Pres. W. M, Caswell, Cashier. Directors—l. W. Hellman, J. I. PUter, H. W Bellman, L W. Hellman, jr., w. M. Caswell. Interest paid on deposits. Money to loan on first class real fstatft. Tl-Itf GOLD AND SILVER REFINING ffatf&lStJS 430 Mouth Spring itreet, Los Angeles, UaL jPOT««fflwnte ) _ iLnf _.. unl foow'tfia.t lard food too Childr?)\ c\nd deli cate persons, that it is unKealtn v for that i t /Wj to dyspepsia GifEjTo lorvQ as fJiese things must &c So, but the A£lY is belter than, Ia rd for aii Cockjnri purpose*^ has none, of f/\t cViI effects of lard. ,K**areoJ . imitations -Qef theGtHums. MADE ONLY BY THE N. K. PAIRBANK COHPANY, ST. I.Ot is and Chicago, New York, Boston. - THE ANIMAL EXTRACTS Prepared according to the formula of DR. WM. A. HAMMOND, In his laboratory at Washington, D. C. The most wonderful therapeutic dis covery since the days ot Jenner. CEREIIRINE, sea FROM THE BRAItf MEDULLINE, . . . FROM THE SPINAL COED CARBINE FROM THE HEART TESTINE FROM THE TESTES OVARINE, .... FROM THE OVARIES The physiological effects produced by a sin gle dose of Cfi RBBRINK are acceleration of the pulse with feeling of fullness and distention In the head, exhilaration of anlrlts, increased urinary excretion, augmentation of the expul sive force of the bladder and peristaltla action of tbe Intestines, increase in muscular strength and endurance, Increased power of vision in elderly people, and increased appetite and di gestive power. DOSE. 5 DROPS. PRICE (2 drachms', 9}2.5<>, THE COLUMBIA CHEMICAL CO., WASHINGTON, D. C. Send for book. FOR SALE BY H. M. SALE At SON, 220 S. Spring St.. LosAugele*. AT WHOI.E3ALE BY F. W. BRAUN & CO 401 and 107 N. Main at., Los Angeles. OF LOS ANGELES. Capital stock $400,000 Burplus 200.000 J. M. ELLIOTT, President. W. G. KERCKHOFF, V. Praa't. FRANK A. GIBSON, Cashier. O. B. SHAFFER, Ain't Casals* directors: 3. M. Elliott, J. D. BlcknelL F. Q. Ptory, H. Jevne. 3. D. Hooker, W. c. Patterson. Wm. G. Kerckhoff. ANGELES NATIONAL BANK. UNITED STACKS DEPOSITORY. Capital $500,000 Surplus »7,000 Total 557,000 GEORGE H. Bonk BRAKE Presldaat WARREN GILLKLEN Vice-President E. 0. HOWES Cashier E. W. COE Assistant Caabiat directorb: Qaorge 11. Bonebrak-, Warren Gtllelan, P. JC Green, Chas. A. Marrlner, W. C. Brown. A. W. Frauclaco, E. P. Johnson. M. T. Allen, F. a Howes. It-It If f