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VOL. XLIII. NO. 121.
PASSING
"AWAY.
Those aforesaid Trousers. They are too good to last long. If
you are lucky enough to get a pair, they'll last long enough.
They are meant for all sizes of men, and are $5, $6 and $7 goods.
Selling- This Week: at $3.
There is solid money for you in these little passing issues, if
you will only be in at the dance.
UNDERWEAR AND SOCKS IN COMBAT.
THE FORMER ON TOP.
MULLEN."BLUETT i CO.,
101 NORTH SPKING STREET.
2QI -203-205-207 &c 2Q9 W. FIRST 3T.
J GRIDER & DOW'S I
j Adams-st. Tract.
See this tract and compa» prices and the street Improvements with other B
tj tracts before buying. m
Thr c liundrc i r>o-foot residence lots, fronting Adams street, Twenty-seventh, I
Twenty-eighth »nd Twenty-ninth streets, at jp.-too and up. fg
Streets arc graded and graveled; cement walks and curbi; beautiful street trees ■
and palms on all streets Building restrictions*, and undesirable cla-:; of bandings not H
jperm tted. Visit 1 his tract and see the many beautiful liames being buit. Grand view R§
of the mountains. Kich garden loam. No mud; 30 feet higher than Figueroa street I
Don't fad to se«i the lots fronting REAI'TIFt' I, ADAMS STRKKT. Twelve minutes ride ■
from Second and Spring streets, on the new double electric line down Oenral avenue. H
t Agentsat our branch office corner of Central avenue and Twenty-ninth streets. 0
Free carriage from our office. For maps and prices call on m
I Grider & Dow, ioq\ S. Broadway. 3

LEAHY TRACT
250 LOTS,
situated on Shearer > Eighth, Enterprise
George and Ninth Streets
Is already subdivided and now offered for sale on reasonable
terms. Inspect this tract before investing elsewhere.
FOR FURTHER INPOEMATION
APPLY TO OWNER, ON THE TRACT.
DR. LIEBIG & CO.'S WORLD'S DISPENSARY
When Everycme Else Has Failed
Bpecial Surgeon from Shu Francisco Dispensary
ln constant attendance. Kxam ;imi ion, with MI-
CB08i;0FF, including anaiysif, FREH TO BVJCRY-
*I* ' pnor trs * lod fr *"» °* chare* fro in 10
our lopg cx P eri enco enables us to treat the worst
cases ol secret or private diseases with absolute
matter y° ur trouble is, corny and
THE LOS ANGELES
Gas and Electric Fixture
M/4NUFACTURING CO.
WJt ARK NOW IN A POSITION TO SHOW I BALE f n R , 0 O °Jf e B r prem ,
AND MANUFACTURE A MOST _ "
MAGNIFICENT LINE OF FIXTURES LJ™'"?' 142 s - Mai,lBt '
-01 All Deserlptiens at a | MACHINE SHOP,
VERY MUCH REDUCED PRICE. 1131-133 135 S.Los Angeles st
A PERSONAL CALL WILL SBPAY YOU.
Copper, Brass, Silver Metfil Work in
And Nickel FMratinc;. Brass and Iron.
J. M Grimm, Pres. John T. Griffith, V.-Pres,
F. T. Griffith, Secretary and Troasurer.
Geo. K. Waltes, Supt ot Milt,
J. M. GRIFFITH COMPANY
LUMBER DEALERS
And Manufacturers ot
Artistic Mill Work of Ersry Daieriptioi
DOORS, WINDOWS, BLINDS AND STAIRS.
;>'.< Alamedn a!-, Los Angeles, Gal.
IMPORTED
Steam and Domestic Coal.
BANNING COMPANY,
OLD.MBIAN COAL, $S per ton, la built,
delivered.
Trie. 36 and 1017. 222 8. Spring St.
lurn s, FOR MAN Bruises,
Rheumatism AND BEAST, Otiffjoints.
The Herald
♦ JOB 1
I PRINTING !
X Executed With Neatness }
♦ And Dispatch at the ♦
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I Herald Job Office S
♦ 309 W. SECOND ST. *
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♦ J. W. HART, Manager, t
Baker Iron Works
050 TO 960 BUgN A VISTA ST.,
I_OS ANQELEB, - CAL.
Adjoining c.P. Grounds. Tol. 124,
LOS ANGELES, SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 9, 1»95.
THE TWO MILLION
MARK IS PASSED.
Bright Future for the Val.
ley Kailroad.
San Francisco to Be the Home
Port
THE QUESTION OF ROUTE.
Clam Spreekela ud Others Talk or Ter
minal Fnollltlaa —The Company
Will Ba Incorporated
at Ouce,
San Francisco, Feb. B.— Tbe two
million mark in the San Joaquin Valley
load fund was handsomely passed today
and a substantial sum secured as a start
er on the third million. The members
of the committee now unhesitatingly
state that it is not their intention to
start the work until at least $4,000,000
has been secured in this city, and they
are laying all their plans now with that
object in view.
It is the belief of a majority of the
committee that Cluua Spreckols should
not be called upon to fulfill his generous
oiler to double his subscription to the
fund just at this tims. They argue that,
as the road is to be built iv the interest
of the people, the more persons intet
ested financially in its construction, the
better it will bs. It is believed by these
gentlemen that every citizen who has
means to invest—no matter how small
the amount—should be given an oppor
tunity to do so before the question of
doubling subscriptions should be con
sidered.
THE TWO MILLION MARK.
The subscriptions today foot up $127,
--500, which, added to the sum of $1,929,
--500 previously acknowledged, shows a
fund on the books of $2,057,000.
G. 6. Bloss of Atwater and H. F. Geer
of Turlock were among the callers at the
committee rooms. They represent the
Mitchell estate, comprising over 100,000
acres in the San Joaquin valley, and are
much interested tn the proposed line.
"We haven't any money to give,"
said Mr. Geer, "as the Sonthern Pacifio
has exhausted us in that raspect; but
the road can get anything it wants in
the valley in the way of rights of way or
depot facilities."
The question of incorporation was
taken np by the committee today and
it was deoided to at once proceed with
the work of preparing the papers.
There are many things to be done in
the near future, which, if attended to
by the present committee would not be
legal, and it is for the purpose of avoid
ing complications of this oharacter that
incorporation papers will bo tiled as
soon as possible.
THE ROUTE.
While the members of the committee
are not saying much on the subject of
the route, it has been pretty accurately
ascertained that there is no division,
praotically, in the general belief that
the road should start from this city.
' Wo are not going into tbe country to
find a starting point," eaid one of tbe
members of that body, and that seems
to be the sentiment of a maprity of his
associates .
Tbe opinions of a number of gentle
men are given below as to the proper
starting place for the road. These an
swers were given to a direct question as
o what psint, in the minds of those in
terrogated, tha road should be started
from, all things considered:
G. H. Urabsen—l can only see one
proper terminus for tho competing road,
and that is San Frandieco. lam also
in favor of having tbe road go through
San Jose and thence into the San Joa
quin valley.
Claus Spreokels—lt will depend en
tirely on circumstances where we make
the terminus, and I do not caret) ex
press an opinion at the present mo
ment. We shall make diligent inquiries
as to the feasibility of the different
routes and as to the advantages offsred
us by the people along the routes, and
these points may have somo bearing on
tbe terminus matter.
John Rosenfisld —If San Franoisco
puts up the bulK of tbs mousy it should
have the preference.
Isaac Upham—l think yon can Bafely
say that the terminus of tho new rail
road will be in San Francisco. There
are two considerations which will enter
into our calculations. The ii rst is what
inducements may bs offsred by the va
towusonthe routes which have been
propossd; the second is tbe adaptabil
ity of the country through which we
will have to pass. We shall not go
around Robin Hood's barn in either
case, but I am confident that San Fran
cisco will be the home port of our trains.
San Jose in Line.
San Josk, Feb. B.—At a meeting of
tbe board of trade this evening, Presi
dent Andrews was ordered to appoint a
committee of five to appear before tbe
projectors of tbe proposed San Joaquin
Valley railroad, and endeavor to make
arrangements with them to have a
branch line of the road bnilt from San
Franoisco through Santa Clara valley to
Fresno. The committee will be ap«
pointed tomorrow and will go to San
Francisco Monday or Tuesday. They
will report back either to tbe board or
to a meeting to be called for (hat pur
pose.
The first subscription for stock in the
new road went forward from this city
today. It was from the local stationary
and locomotive engineers, and was for
50 shares of stock.
STOCKTON END.
Subscriptions Coml*ig: Iv and Prograu
Koported by Uoinmlttee.
Stockton, Feb. B.—At a meeting of
the Stookton Commercial association to
night the executive committee made a
partial report of the work accomplished.
They are still onwilling to make public
all of the subscriptions to the fund, but
they said that the list would be headed
by the Stockton banks with a subscrip
tion of $15,000, followod by that of the
California Navigation and Improvement
company, who are down for $5000, and
by R. C. Sargent, who signed for a like
amount and will double it if a double
amount is to be raised.
The following officers were elected for
the first year: P. A. Buell, president;
C. J. Jackson, vice-president; Urrin S.
Henderson, secretary, and W. W. West
bay, treasurer.
MAN AND GEMS GONE.
A GAY TRAVELING MAN DROPS
OUT OF SIGHT.
A. Harconnt and 187000 Worth or Dia
monds and Mono? Disap
pear.
San Francisco, Feb. B.—A handsome
Englishman, named A. liarcourt, has
suddenly disappeared from this city,
carrying with him $7000 worth of dia
monds from two trusting jewelry firms.
He also forged several checks.
He recently came from New York
with strong letters of recommendation
from eastern houses, and secured a posi
tion with the Hall Safe and Look com
pany. He was successful as a salesman,
and on hie tatters secured two lots of
diamonds from different jewelry houses
to carry as a Bide line. With these,
valued at $7000, he has disappeared,
and detectives are looking for him
everywhere.
IBS PACIFIC KOADS.
Naxt Move for tha Govsrnraant to Taka
Fof*«a*loo.
Washington, Fob. B.—Tbe next move
of the western members who desire the
government to take possession of the
bond-aided Pacific railroads will ba to
try to prevent them from disposing of
their granted lands until thoir financial
relations with the government are set
tled. Representative Caminotti of Cali
fornio has a bill which will be passed
upon by the publio lands committee at
the next meeting, to forfeit all land un
patented when the companies defaulted
in payment of their bonds, and to sus
pend proceedings on application for pa
tents in cases of companies bankrupt or
in the hands of receivers. Tha Pacific
railroad ante provided for forfeiture of
these lands to the government in case
the aided companies default. Camin
etti estimated that 20,000,000 acres of
grant lands to tbe Pacific railroads re
main unpatented, and argues that the
government will allow valuable assets
to Blip away from it by permitting title
to any of this land to pass from the c >m -
panics before tha question of foreclosure
has been settled.
ML Kill i:i!ll HIS COCBIN.
A Deteotlve Pari th» Peunlty of Hla
Crime.
Birmingham, Ala,, FeD, B.—Eugene
Byars, the well known dotective who
murdered his cousin, Sergeant Eugene
Walker of the United States army, at
Behriog park, near hare, January 6,
1894, was hanged in the jail yard today
in the presence of a hundred people.
Walker had just served flvo years in
the army at Fort Niobrara, Nebraska,
and was en route home with $1000 iv his
pocket when Byers enticed him ofT
and shot and robbed him. On the
scaffold Byars protested his inno
cence, Baying that be bad left
Walker in the city at 0 o'clock on
the evening of the murder, and did not
see him again until at the undertaker's.
He swore before God that an innocent
man was being hanged, but was roadv
to die and blamed no one except the
newspaparr. Byars died game, his
neck being broken. He leaves a family.
Government Tronajiortatlon Stolen.
Sacramento, Fob. 8. —Eighteen gov
ernment transportation requests, dated
January "5, 1895. and signed by Charles
Dabney, jr., acting secretary of agricul
ture, in iavor of Hoy Stone, have been
stolen and cannot be lawiully used.
General Stone has notified tho railway
companies of the loss and put them on
their guard against honoring tbe re
quests.
This is tbe season to get the best
values and attention in fine tailoring
from H. A. Getz, 112 W. Third street.
Hollenbeok hotel cafe and grill room.
Kastern and California oysters on shell.
Rivorside grape fruit at Altbouses*.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking: Powder
World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma.
NO LEXOW WORK
FOR LEGISLATORS.
StroDg Sentiment Against
Investigation.
What a Canvass of Senate and
Assembly Shows,
THE EXECUTIVE MANSION.
Governor Bndd and slumbers of Both
Housee ara Working* la Har
mony — Tha Road
Uongresa.
Special to The Herald.
Sackamknto, Feb. B.—A careful can*
vass of the assembly and senate leaves
little doubt that the bill to establiah a
commission to investigate alleged politi
cal frauds In Sin Francisco and olse«
where in the state will be defeated.
Politics apparently cut no figure in this
matter, as Democrat! and Republicans
are opposed to the measure on one hand
end are united for it on the other.
Timothy Guy Phelps, who is a Re
publican, favors the investigation; so
do Ensign, Waymire and one or two
other Republicans, aud Bledsoe, Healey
and Reid, Democrats, Bat the opposi
tion inoludes, in the assembly, all the
southern members and many from the
north and even San Francisco. Iv the
senate Arms, Burke, Gesfoid and other
Democrats stand with Orr, Androas,
Hart and other Republicans in opposi
tion. The groat objection urged is the
immense cost of the investigation at a
time when every dollar is being cut off
appropriations for evary other purpose.
Till governor's mansion.
A bill to purchase a governor's resi
dence wa» reported advorsely. but there
is a change of sentiment, and it is more
than likely the governor will bs given
$60,000 for that purpose. The govornor
and legislature ure working most har
moniously, and the governor Baid today
in an addreas to the good roads conven
tion that he believod California had
never had a better legislature. On the
other hand, Republicans all speak high
ly of Budd. Senator Ford considers him
an earnest, hard worker, and says it is
the universal Bentiment that there
should be no friction between the ox ac
tive and the legislature, and the chances
are that any appointments made by the
governor will be continued without op
position by the senate.
The appropriation to furnish the new
wardi of the insane asylum at High
lands was put through the assembly
under a suspension of the rules in 25
minutes by Speaker Lynch, and Gov
ernor Bndd announced ho would sign
the bill as soon as it was presented to
him. The governor announoea he will
make an inspecting tour of the state in
stitutions soon after the legislature
adjourns. He will thoroughly inspect
each one and make removals and
changes wherever he finds it necoseary.
Neither senate nor assembly did any
thing of importance today. The gen
eral appropriation bill was considered in
the assembly, and an effort made to re
duce the salary of the governor's private
secretary, but the amendment failed.
Tbe appropriation bill is $2,000,000,
nnder the controller's estimates, and
the prospects are it will be increased
very little and will pass substantially as
reported. If it does, and other appro
priations are kept as low as now seems
certain, the expenses of the state will be
reduced about $3,U00,000 for two years.
Numerous inquiries are coming from
coyote-sculp bounty claimants as to
when they will get their money. It is evi
dent the governor does not particularly
favor any appropriation, but as the
claims must be paid, he will probably
sign a bill to pay the claims up to the
day of the repeal of the bounty. This
will take nearly $200,000 out of the
treasury.
THE ROAD CONVENTION.
The road convention passed n resolu
tion favoring a law that tires on wagons
carrying from 2000 to 3000 pounds be
not less than three and a half inches,
and half an inch added for each 2000
pounds.
Tbe office of state engineer is recom
mended; also tbe following: "la our
judgment such legislation should be eu
acted as will permit boards of supervis
ors to employ competent road engineers
in the carrying out and construction of
new roads, such engineers to be em
ployed at tbe will and under the imms
diate direction of the supervisors. We
do not believe in the passage of a gen
eral law making it mandatory for each
county to employ a permanent county
road engineer. If a law can be framed
that will not be special legislation, we
would suggest tbe passage of a measure
permitting Buoh oounties as may desire
to provide for a permanent county road
engenser."
the woman suffragists.
A large audience filled the assembly
chamber to listen to addresses by
TEN PAGES.
woman suffrageists. Laura DeForce
Gordon presided principally, and the
speech of the evening was by Phcebe
Coozins. She said the country was ruled
by corporations; that it was a govern
ment of oorporatious, for corporations
and by corporations. She said the Keilly
funding bill was a scheme to enslave the
people. Funding and bonding schemes
are all intended to crush tho people in
the interest of corporations. Her re
marks were loudly applauded.
The military committee has resolved
to abolish all brigadior generals and
staffs, but one, and uaite the militia of
tbe state under one general, who will
probably be appointed from San Fran
cisco.
Owing to fear of a strike shortly, a
special effort is being made for a large
appropriation for the militia.
THE SENATE.
A Short Horning Smlon-Xtv Bills
Introduced.
Sacramento, Feb. B.—ln the sonata
today Whitehurst introduced a bill to
legulate the publication of proposed
coaatitutional amendments. It does
away with the publication of such pro
posed amendments in newspapers, and
provides that instead they shall be
printed in the offiao of the state printer,
sent to the various county clerks and
mailed to all registered voters in the
same manner that sample ballota are
now mailed. Senator I'arkhurst de
clares that under such a law the publi
cation of proposed amendments to the
constitution would be reduced to $15,
--000, as against the $110,000 which the
newspapers are now claiming for their
services. A similar bill is now pending
in the Benate.
The committee on retrenchment and
public expendi turoa submitted a report
in connection with the statement ren
dered by the committee which vißited
the normal schools and asylums in
Southern California last week.
The retrenchment committee reoom
menda the scaling down of salaries of
the institutions roferred to In accord
ance with the provisions of a bill intro
duced a few days ago by Senator Sey
mour. It says that, owing to the
widespread financial distress, it is neces
sary to curtail expenditures.
The people cf San Diego have been
desiring the erection of a state normal
school at that place and bava offered a
number cf desirable sites, but the com
mittee is opposed to accepting any of
them at this time. It recommends,
howover, that if another normal school
is established, that it be located at San
Di ego.
A bill introduced by Senator Aram is
to reorganize the state supreme court.
It provides that the supreme court shall
continue to consist of a chief justice
and six associate justices, and that, in
addition, there shall ba three appellate
district courts of appeal, each to consist
of thrso justices. The state is divided
into three districts, one embracing
Fresno county and the counties aonth;
one embracing San Francisco and the
other bay counties, and one embracing
the rest of tho state. These appellate
diatriot courts are given jurisdiction
over appealed cases of lesser im
portance.
Senator Gesford's bill providing for a
classification of and fixing the salaries
of judges of the superior court, was
passed by n vote of 28 to 22.
The horse racing at Agricultural park
proved a strong attraction, and at
noon, after a lively discussion in
which the meiits of fast horses and
speedy legislators were oompared, tbe
senate adjourned until tomorrow morn
ing.
Immediately after adjournment Gen •
eral Stone, road engineer of the United
States agricultural department, ad
dressed the senators on the question
of f;ood roads. He referred to the work
before the good roads convention now
in session here, and asserted that tbe
report of that convention, together with
tho report of the legislative commission
now Bitting, would come ap to the
weight and force of the whole peop'e of
the state. He urged the legislature in
framing the road laws to carefully con
sider these reports when they should be
made.
IN THE ASSEMBLY.
Constitutional Amendment to Kapeal tha
Mortigag.) Tax l>ere*t«<l.
Sacramento. Feb. B.—ln the assembly
this morning the proposed constitutional
amenument to repeal the tax on mort
gages was defeated by a vote of 41 ayes,
28 noes, thus failing of the required two
third--' majority. Pendleton gave notice
of reconsideration.
The assembly passed as an nrgenoy
measure the senate bill appropriating
$10 000 for furnishing a new ward in
Highlands inßane asylum.
There was another short ekirmiah
over the assembly attaches. Bledsoe
called up the retrenchment committee's
report recommending the discharge of
IS assembly employees. Pendleton of
Los Angeles, who is against the re
trenchment proposed,succeeded in forc
ing a reference of tho tho report to the
committee on attaches. The motion
was put and carried with a rusti.
Speaker Lynch ruled that the ayes were
loudest, and division of the house wae
prevented. It ie tha general oninioa the
resolution will be permiUed to die in
the committee.
Assembly bill No. 78, by Powers, re
lating to tbe dismissal of appeals, and
assembly bill 33 by Llewellyn, relating
Continued on Third rage.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
PLAIN WORDS FROM
THE PRESIDENT
Cleveland Advises Congress
of the Bond Issue.
How the Gold Reserve is to Be
Preserved. 1
HAWAIIAN CABLE NEEDED.
Senators Dlsensa tha Neoenltr Fof
Direct Commanloatton With the
lll.nda— X Tole to Be
Tak.n Today.
Washington, Feb. B.—The senator*
plowed through enow drifts to (At to the)
capltol today and the effect of the blia«
zard was shown by the aoant attendance
in the galleries. The condition of the
Washington poor, resulting from the
storm and intense oold, indneed Mr.
Sherman, Republican of Ohio, to intro
duce a bill appropriating $10,000 and
making it immediately available for the)
relief of the poor. Formalities] were
dispensed with and the bill was paieed
withont opposition or debate.
The vice-president announced the re«
caption of a message from tha president*
As the clerk began reading thsra waa •
sudden suspension of the buss of com
ment throughont the chamber and
marked attention was given to tbe docu
ment.
Occasionally there was • smile on the
face of one senator as he noted the de
cisive manner in which the president
set forth his purposes. Mr. Hill com*
mented occasionally with Mr. Vest as
tbe reading of the message proceeded.
Mr. Sherman was apparently one of
the most interested listanera to the
message. He turned to Mr. Wilson as
the reading closed, and the two held an
animated conversation, which brought
Mr. Manderson, Mr. Perkins and a
group of Republican senators aronnd
them. The Democratic senators soon
formed in caucus and discussed tha
president's utterances.
They were joined by Mr. Frye, Mr.
Lodge and others from tbe Republican
side in the exobange of views.
Mr. Gorman and Mr. Aldrioh rose at
the same time to more the reference of
the message to the finance committee,
and it was so referred.
Tbe rontine business of tha senate
was then resumed, but it received lim
ited attention as the message proved to
be the main topio of tbe day. The
Hawaiian cable amendment to the dip*
iomatio and oonanlar appropriation bill
was then discussed.
Unanimous consent was given that
the vote on the cable amendment an 4
the diplomatic and oonaa'.ar bill ba
taken at 2:30 o'olock tomorrow.
TUB ISLAND CABLE.
The president's msasage giving Mr.
Willis' latest dispatches as to tha sen
tences of death in Hawaii was than read,
amid impressive silence.
Mr. Hale said the tragic and melanc
holy results foreshadowed by Minister,
Willis showed tbe imperative need of a
cable. It would have averted or post*
poned this tragedy.
Mr. Teller said the Hawaiian govern-,
merit was acting far beyond tbe demands
of the occasion. The oircumstancei
would shook tbe world. Mr. Teller
hoped the committee on foreign rela
tions would inaugurate steps toward In-,
tervention in order that the death pen
alties be averted.
"Bat," said Mr. Frye, "they oan hang
every man in the Hawaiian islands be-*
fore you can get word to them."
Most of tbe speech of Mr. Whits waa
devoted to the cable, bnt at the close he
Bpoke of the president's message con
cerning the death sentences in Hawaii.
"I do not bslieve these sentences
have been imposed with a view to thait
being carried out," said he. -'The gov
ernment of Hawaii must be bnilt on
something more substantial than sand
stained by blood."
Mr. White said this government
should intervene whether those nnder
sentence of death were Amerioana or
not, but it was certainly our duty to In
tervene if any Americans were nnder
sentence.
The cable proj«ct was farther dig.
cnßsed by Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Per
kiue.
OLD OI.ORV ON THE SEAS.
In tho couroo of hie remarks Mr,
Perkins declared that the United States
neoileil a new and strong administration
policy, one which would restore Old
Glory to r,.,. rirnj. We are now paying
$100,000,0 i.ii) annually for carrying om
our trad'i in foreign ships.
The urgent muesnue of Secretary
Greshsm to Minister Willis as to the
death sentence of Hawaii had to be
taken by a British ship flying the flag of
St. Ueorgo.
Mr. Morgan supported the cable
amendment. Referring to Mr. WillU'
latest dispatch, Mr. Morgan said i|

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