I I Chicago Clothing Co., Headquarters for the Greatest Bargains in Men's and Boys' Suits on the Pacific Coast. 1:1
ggjh* ANOTHER WEEK'S
Slaughter of Fine Clothing |
CHICAGO CLOTHING CO. I WE WILL CONT,NUE OUR I CHICAGO CLOTHING GO.I
h ' RESENT GRAND —- 1
During This Week. _ _ . _ A Word of Warning I
PT FAR ANfT SAT F ¥YUIUUI "«uumg. |
<fl>C> CD C> Gives you your own free choice of \V.
<Po'oo regular $15.00 Men's Suits and Over- Beware OI the NumerOUS I
coats. Call if only to see 'em.
OF MEN'S AND BOYS' Fake Sheriff Sales, 1
$13 88 Allows you to take your Jiick of our O # J 1 A Gotten up by a syndicate of unscrupulous dealers to work ||
OVercoats.' See 'em; sore" eyw. Sllk ' lmed OUIIS 21 tl Q \J VGITCOcLIS off tteir old st y les and odds and ends - that would P rove . a 1
drawing card for any dime museum on account of tbeir Wi
antiquity. They are trying to "do up" tbeir verdant vie- §1
*j . - Buys Boys' School Suits, worth $2.50 UNTIL NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT. tims—BßOWN—by offering their cappers 25 per cent out |j
W 'iD of what they fleece their victims, as a compensation for Wa
(ft,* a £ Buys Boys' School Suits, wroth $4.00 their part in the robbery of countrymen and inexperienced |S|
Never before were such stupendous values given the people of Southern buyerg of thdr plunder In feet tieir entir£ stocks of M
Mft 7 BuyS B ° yS ' Sdl ° ol SuitS ' W ° rth $s '°° California. Never again will you have the opportunity of securing- such excellent do contaiQ wQol tQ keep &n ordinary |
Suits and Overcoats at such a big sacrifice. But we must now make room for new she ep warm over night. Keep your eyes open. A word to |
■ $v/ 1 A C u y s Boys' Dress Suits, worth $6.50 Spring Goods, so have cut the very life out of prices to effect a speedy clearance of w . ge . g su^c j ent '
I Stt-'t-O Winter Goods. In fact, if you want your hard-earned dollars to do a double duty,
I See Them in Our Show Windows! For Bona fide BargaliTcme ta tiie "Chicago." I
I PUIP/IPD PI fiTHIMP Pfl 1
L Strictly One Price [ WM - B - dunning. Manaj-er. I Blue Signs 1 9
To aii. 125-127 North Spring Street. I Yeii ow Awnings. 1
§ PHILLIPS BLOCK. p<
jp Store Open Saturday Night Till io o'clock.
THE MIKADO IS SUSPICIOUS.
China's Olive Branch Looked on
Kttantime the War Goes Mer
Subscriptions to Japan* Heoond War
Loss Honrly Doubla the
Amount Asked For.
Tokio, Dec. 29, 1894, via San Francisco, Jan
IS.—The Jn.prines3 government has publicly
announced that the emperor of China has sig
nified nil desire to terminate the war, and has
appointed one of the members of the Tsung-Li-
Yamen of the highest official rank, named
Chang Ying Hwan, to proceed to Japan and
arrange terms of peace. The Japanese were by
BO means sure that China was acting in good
faith, and they still have doubts as to her sin
cerity. In any caso they are far from being
confident that the first negotiations will pro
gress satisfactorily. It may even be said that
they more than anticipate the possibility of a
failure to agree.
It was not with absolute unanimity that the
Japanese authorities consented to icceive a
suppliant for peace at this juncture. The
cooler heads in the cabinet have for some time
been favorable to a speedy suspension of hos
tilities and Count Ito and Viscount Mutsu,
who lead the ministry intellectual]y. would be
ready to conclude a peace at once with Chang
Yitsg Hawn on terms which, while honorable to
then* own country, wonld not be considered
Illiberal to the enemy. But the war party is
represented to some extent in the administra
tion and its influence is much too powerful to
be disregarded or, for the present, held in
control. Many of the military lenders look
sjpon China's submissive proposals as n mere
incident of the struggle, which will not be
permitted to Impede the advance of the army,
•t prevent the occupation of Pekin.
The government means to act candidly and
Straightforwardly. If the Chinese comrafs
gtoner is authorized to treat on the basis
Which the conquerors consider indispensable,
a settlement maybe made without excessive
delay, bnt the Japanese do not now think it
probable that he will accede to their condt
tlons or corae anywhere near them. Thit he
will not do so ia the scarcely
concealed hope of the military
leaders, and with the uncertainty of
the cabinet on the one hand and on the other,
the determination of the army and navy and
their powerful supporters that the fighting
ahall go until a heavier chastisement shall
have been inflicted, it would be premature to
assume positively that all warlike operations
are about to end.
The Japanese parliament, after it organized
en December 24th, listened to 'he reading of
emperor's speech by Count Ito. On the 25th
the replies of both houses were voted and an
adjournment was taken over the holidays, to
January 6 th.
Btibrtcrlptioni to the second war loan are
close upon 1,000.000,000 yen, nearly double
the amount called for.
Washington, Jan. 12.—Mr. Kurlno, the Jap
anese minister, says he expects peace nego
tiations between the plenipotenti
aries of China and Japan will
begin about the Ist of February. The Chinese
pence commissioners left Fekin on the 7th
Instant. It is expected that John W. foster,
w* o is to assist the Chinese envoys in negotia
tions, will be on hand on February Ist
Straeft Trstflao XatMrrapted.
Last nifht waa one fraught with accident* to
tne city's transportation facilities. About 9
o'clock tne grip attached to ft Sevan tlx street
en ble ear flssftsai esi tended In sosae loose
.trends of tat oaWe c* stereash stseet near
•rand avsnns. Aa a oowHwaee Ihe lino was
interrupted for nearly an hour before travel
was resumed. At about the aame time a steam
pipe burst In the Interior of one ot the boilers
at the Klectnc power house. This occasioned
a delay of nearly two hours In the running of
the electric cars.
OIVOKCE MADK EASY.
An Organised Buraau in Colorado Ex
Denver. Co 1 ., Jan. 12.—Investigation Into
Lhe wholesale divorce business conducted at
Cheyenne Wells has been in progress during
the past week or two, and has res vi ted in the
disclosure of many very sensational facts.
Cheyenne Wells is the county seat of Cheyenne
count}, and is In Colorado, 17 miles
west of the boundary of the state, be
ing on the line of the Kansas Pacific.
According to the evidence gathered the county
government haa been for several years in the
hands of six men, all of whom were aware of
the divorce court tiaffic Tbe clique had a
falling out, two of the party deserting the oth
ers politically One of these was elected in
j November lo tha house cf representative in
the Colorado legislature, and It is through his
efforts that the investigation was taken up
against the remain!ug four.
Tue bounty juuge ha* a law oflce in Denver,
sharing his quarters wUh C. K. Karrall. Far
rall is the loual attorney of tbo Uuton Pacific
railroad and was county attorney until Tne*
day last and wag deputy district attorney of
the county in the fourth judicial dis
trict, under District Attorney Cocnran. of
Colorado Springs. In cue cane, tbat
of Lafayette Gardner v* Marietta Gardner, suii
was instituted Aut?ustlß, 1894, aun determined
November 10. 1H94. Tnere is uoth ug In the
court files regarding the cn.«e except a com
plaint not sworn to aud an affidavit giving Mm.
bardiui's residence n* Schenectady, N. V., and
a aummons which was uerer nerve I.
The weekly paper in trie town did not pub
lish the aummous. Uis claimed that lv most
of these d v irco cases, not even when- default
was made, Untnojnry was empaneled There
are but one or two n und red people lv Oh 'yen no
county, not h«lf so many as the
number uf divorces granted, and
according to residents of cn-*yenna
Wells, uot over one or two divorce suits have
ever been militated by residents of the couuiv.
lt is also alleged that the divorce brokers have
ageucie* In other town* than Denver, where
businovi is drummed up. frocnuinsTH for the
dlsbarmeut ol Jud*o SlaUery nnd lawyer
Farr*ll will be instituted befor« iho
lower house of tho legislature at once.
It is Hlto intended to commence cr'.m ual
proofed tags, and it is aUsttecl tun et'niigh evi
dencMs in the nan Uof rue authori urn o send
all four oi the parties to thia reulteutlitry.
Banta Monica, Jan. 13.—The Arcadia ball
room was tho scene last niglitof the finest con
cert given at Santa Monica 'or many a day.
It was given by Mmo. Katrina Krieg Bosch,
aislsted by the An«reloty family, C. 11. Hatlie
way, Miss Frcdda Iteinhart and Mine. M.
Eastes. The uudlence was not only largo in
numbers, but select and musical fn character.
Miss Mary Sherry has returned to Santa Mon
Mrs. Ken SuramGrfield is seriously 111 at her
residence on Third street.
Mrs. J. A. Austin is in Los Angeles at her
brother's. Col. K. E. Hewitt, who has been
Miss Helen Harland, daughter of Dr. Har
land, has joined her father here. Intending to
make Santa Monica her future home.
The entertainment given at G. A. R, hall for
the benefit of the home of the aged, infirm and
orphan children at Kncinltas, CaL, was an ex
ceedingly enjoyable one, the large audience
present appreciating a well selected pro
AL G. Mrers has been appointed deputy
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Vawter spent the day at
Miss Bertha Jackson has returned home.
The many friends of Thomas Thomson will
be pleased to hear that word has been received
from San Francisco saying tliat he ii able to
be out again.
The ladles of the Eastern Star intend giving
a fancy dress ball on Washington's birthday.
Tuesday afternoon next Mrs G. B. Dexter
gives an afternoon tea for the benefit of East
Electrle oil beaten. Farrey Co., 161
N. Spring tt.
-COS ANGELES HERALD. SUNDAY MORNING. J A NIT ART 18. 1335.
A Gay Throng of JCxonrslonlsfta Visit the
Mount Lowk, Jan. 12.—The chamber of com
merce excursion to Echo mountain today was
one ot the pleisantest gatherings ever seen
upon that famous summit. Extra trains were
run to accommodate the large crowd, and lt
was estimated that upwards of too persons as
cended the great incline.
The day was not sunny, bnt the air was soft
and springlike, and the view was all that could
be desired. The towns, groves, isUnds and
distant r.dges formed a most pleasing land
scape, and many of the visitors feasted their
eyes upon lt for the first time.
All the appointments of the occasion were
admirable. For so Urge a crowd there wore no
vexatious delays, the tab'.es were woll and
promptly served, excellent music was dis
coursed, ami everybody filled in the hours of
tha day with entire satisfaction.
Some extended their journey on saddle ani
mals to the hlgheit summits, others walked
out on the new grade to the wi d scenery in Los
Flores oifiou, and abmt 200 shook hands with
Dr. Bwtftat tho'obtervatory.
Among those present were noticed Miss Daisy
Bell, of Los Aug i,s, who was accompanied by
Mrs. Samt. . and son, of New Mexico;
Mr. and Mr.. . Funk Wiggins and ithelr friend,
Mist Blanche study, of Richmond, Ind,; C. J.
Vane; 1 , of Los Angeles, and James Vu.no \ of
Ablngtdon.Vd.. A. B Cody and A. lt. Southard,
ot Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Saxton and
their friend, Dr. J. N. Snook, of Kalamazoo;
Mr. Charles H. Enbert, of Los Anseles, and
Miss Amelia Blythe, of Padnivih, Ky.; H. J.
Slater and J- L. William", of Chicago; Dr. J. H.
Davidfton, wife aud son, of Los Angeles;
A very pleasant party consisted of N.W.Stim
son, president of the Security Loan and Trust
Co., Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Merahill, hi< nkce,
Mi-a Harlow and M.s* Km ma McVay, DIXOO,
Air. A..F. West, cashier of the Columbia 9«v
inns bins, was accompaured by Mr*, tc. Ron
bright, and Mr". Wickeroham of Philadelphia;
Mrs, .'-.-!. K. uzaiaii, Mr-. C. Foote and Horace
and Ozman Tarbell of South Bend, Ind.
A young lady who was in a hurry to
take it train and wanted to tray a small
shopping hag walked into a wholesale
establishment "by mistake.
"Will you show mo a hag, pleaso?"
sho began, but tho clork interrupted he?,
" Wo sell nothing at retail, " be said.
''I could only let you havo bags by tho
"Dear me! Not ono bag?"
"No, madam. I*m very sorry."
"And I'm in such a hurry! Well!"
Sho turned toward tho door, nnd her
two waa caught by a samplo bag on tho
"Ah," sho exclaimed,"that's exactly
tho bag I want! Couldn't you sell mo
tho twelfth of a dozen?"
Sho got her bag.—Youth's Compan*
Women oncers Re-elected.
The Woman's Benevolent association
of Kansas City, Kan., elected oilicors at
its recent meeting. Without an ex
ception the old officers wero re-elected.
Hero they aro: Mrs. Plicebo A. Eager,
president; Mrs. E. J. Harris, vice pres
ident; Mrs. W. H. Ryns, Bccrc-tary, auii
Mrs. J. C. Martin, treasurer. Tho soci
ety is over 20 years old.
Tho amount of fatty matter or oil in
rnaieo is far greater than in wheat. In
tho latter oil composes about 1 per cent;
La the former, from 0 to 10.
Shelley married an innkeeper's dangh
tor, who proved uncongenial. Ho left
her. and she comyr.ittofi saicid*
FUN IN BILL POSTING.
HUMOR IN A BUSINESS WHERE YOU
WOULDN'T LOOK FOR IT
and Mirthful Effect* Frod'treS
WUI» fut« Pot and Brash—Devils and
Angels Are incongruously Mixed TJp.
••Post Ko Bills" Goes.
All trades have their droll aspeots,
bat that of the billposter is one long
vista of fun. He may become an artist
comedian of the first order. It does not
require much brain weight either. An
old fenco is his only arena, and his post
ers are his stock in trado.
His fun is bnt momentary, bnt it is
potent while it lasts. Ho accomplishes
it by means of the combinations he is
forced to make when he posts new hills
o?er the old ones. Some of tho combina
tions are very funny. Thus he is forced
to become a mirth producer whether he
will or no, but there are some among
tho men who got their livelihood in
this manner who intentionally place the
new bills where they will produce the
oddest if bnt momentary offrcts.
Tho reporter watched one of these
knights of tho paste pot while he pro
ceeded to cover np a rather flaming pio
tnro of his satanio majesty with a bill
which portrayed a naval officer in full
uniform. The first section pnt on war.
tbe officer's hoad. As it fitted exactly
on to Mephisto's shoulders the effcot
was bomical. The next section brought
the naval man down to tho bottom of
his coat. From a short distance it ap
peared precisely as thongh he was mi
nus his aether garments and stood bare
legged in tho rising flames which en
veloped him to his knees. The billposter
chncklcd as ho surveyed his work at
this point and asked the reporter what
he thonght of it while ho rovcrcd tho
officer's nakodness with a pair of trou
sers and shoes.
Tho billposter was qnito talkative in
his way and spoke of tho droil side of
his business. "Did it npver occur tc
you," said ho as he picked and sorted
eomn flaming oolorod' bills preparatory
to pasting them on tho fence, "did ie
never occur to yon what an odd and
amusing business this is? Yon saw me
pnt a uniform on the devil. Funny,
wasn't it? Well, it wasn't a patch to
tbo effects produced sometimes. These
bills have to bo changed nearly every
week, and tho postors get Sued np is
tho queerest way. I've put angels' heads
on devil 3 and devils' heads on :;i:£;sib.
I've put » man with a dress cotit on
whero a ballot girl was, ko that it look
ed as though tho skirts branched ont
below where tbo coat was. I loft it thoro
for a moment while I paßted other bills,
mid quite n crowd gathered around. A
policeman came along, and I had to oov
er it np.
"Onco I had a Salvation Army poster
to pnt up, and when I pasted the top
portion of it over a bill advertising the
play of 'Julius Ccesar' tho largo bluo
bonnet of tho Salvation Army girl fit
ted Cossar perfectly. It was too bod I
had to spoil it."
"You see that ballet girl on the fence
o*"~- thcro? I havo «o* tr* nusta this big
cat UYtji- ... ..ow hV.«6CiI Lao ~o it. ''
He took a seotion of a bill with the
head of a griuniug felino on it and plac
ed it so that it fitted to the girl's shoul
ders. A halo surrounded the cat's head,
and tho whole affair had a puss in boots
air abont it that reminded one of early
fairy tales. Near by on ths fence was a
heroic size negro minstrel, whose im
mense teeth showed through lips which
stretched form ear to ear.
' 'Now see how I will fix that fellow,''
said tbe jman of the brush as ho got
ready a bill on which a large tiger .was
represented balanced on a big blno ball.
Tho tiger's position was on the npper
part of the poster. The first section fix
ed the animal's head on the fence, and
with tbo noat tho body and feet were
pasted up. Then appeared a curious ef
fect. Whore the blue ball was to be
pasted tho negro's face still grinned,
but the tiger was now standing on top
of the man's head.
"That," said tbe billposter, "ia what
I oall a real artistic effect It isn't often
an artist can create a Samson in almost
one stroke of his brush."
FoUpwing his pasting of the tiger, the
man proceeded to put up a bear. Ou the
spot where it was to go an overfat baby
held up a packago of a compound much
advertised of late. The bear was built
up from tho feet, whioh rested on a
horizontal bar. Tbe hoar's neck and the
baby's neck touched thosamepoint, and
befoTO tho bear's head was pasted np
there appeared a combination of human
and brute anatomy which could hardly
be equaled by a monstrosity in a dime
Bill posting has undergone a great
ohango in recent yoars. It is not the
haphazard business it onco was—that is,
it is not allowable for men to go around
pnsting bills wherever they oould find
a fonoo. Moei of the big fences aro pre
empted now by firms who pay rent for
Tho old sign of "Post no bills" is
moro potent than it was. Its infringe-.
Mont now may mean a lawsuit. It used
to bo very much disregarded. Thcro is
reoord of a very literal man who was
arrested for infringing a sign which
read "post no bills under penalty."
When tho judge askod him if ho had
any excuse to offer, ho said he had not
"posted under penalty. He had posted
L'urtber alonj the fenco."—Now Yori
The nrichtcst Unlit.
Tha great searchlight mado by the
'Jeacral Elootrio company, and whioh
.vas exhibited nt Chioago, afterward at
iho Winter exposition, San Franciscc.
•as found a final homo and resting plan*
.5 Mount Lowe. California. It is esti
v.atfV. tha rays of this wonderful ligli
Mil bo ecru at a dir.tancs cf SCO railo
vhen tho sir 13 clear.—i'irilcdcd;:':;
Honsatenio i 3 a corruption of Was.
'iuie, "Srifjht Strom Flowing Throe;.
Ronaewtvai who think of bavins:
cooking oteniili ol toy description
wonld do wall to call and «*e our large
itock, whioh we are ••Ming; at a vert low
figure. Furrer Co., 161 N. Spring at.
Fitzgerald, home ami sign painter, 222
Franklin; talphone 1449. Low prioea.
TO PROWL, MY CAT.
Ton are life's true philosopher,
An epicure of air nnd sun.
An egoist in sable fur,
To whom all moralists are one.
Ton hold your raco traditions fast.
Whllo others toil you simply live,
And, based upon a stable past.
Remain a sound conservative I
Ton see tho beauty of tho world
Through eyes of unalloyod content
And, in my study chair upcurled,
Move me to pensive wonderment.
I wish I knew your trick of thought,
Tho porfeot balance of your ways.
They seem an inspiration oaught
From other laws in older days.
Your padded footsteps prowl my room
Half in delight nnd half disdain.
You like this air of studious gloom
When streets without are cold witb
Some day, alas! you'll come to die,
And I shall lose a constant friend.
You'll take your last look at tho sky
And bo a puzzle to tho end.
—C. K. B. in London Spectator.
General Sebofield's Funny Break as to
the Conduct of an Orchestra.
How Conductor Sousa was taken to
task by General Sohofield for his lack of
discipline is told by the San Francisco
The last eoho of one of Sousa's over
tures was juijt dying away over the sand
hills south of the fair grounds when
General Sohofield stepped in front of
the band and saluted the distinguished
leader. Sousa returned the salute aud
cent ono of his men to escort tho goneral
np into tho band stand.
"That music was beautiful—beauti
ful," esolaimod tho geuoral as ho shook
Sousa's hand warmly. "I am astonish
ed, sir, that you get such results with
bo little discipline."
Thoro is nothing that Scusa prides
himself more oa than being 0110 of the
strictest of disciplinarians, and ho was
naturally nettled at the general's criti
"Why, general, my men aro under
perfect control. I'm snro they aro thor
oughly drilled, nnd I can hardly believe
that there is any lack of discipline. I
havo never noticed it."
"No, that's just it; youdon'tsoo it,"
persisted tho general. "I saw it, though.
Do ycu know that ns soon as yon tvn 1
your back on ono nidc cf your band to
shake your baton at tho other those fol
lows all quit phiyiug? Of course ye.
don't see it, for a3 scon as you to.::
around thoy begin nsain."
Tho fan iv this, at tho czpeuso of tho
general, lies, of tho 'act that
when a section cf Sousa's men beenmt
silent.Ji3 ho turned to tho other wo:
when tho ruusio ro required. But the
goneral looked upon this lapso ns hi
would upon tho suspension of a sectio!
of his artillery when he turned big
tontion to another part of the Said.
r'hiiip I of Franco fell out with ti,.
rjuocn, turned litr out ol doors end :?;::;■■
ried tho wifo cf a nobleman, giving the
□niquo reason, "I iikohor better than 1
do my wifo anc?. can provido for hor hot
ter than her unebmid can. "
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erenceaof banKs, city aud county officials,
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