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in Sack or Frocks, made from the latest and most ill A CflfTIP itl+ffc fflch f nfihu/iftl
stylish fabrics, worth $15—intact, that's just what 0»1UC lIIIU ICISU /\ J_
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fore unheard of low price of Boys' $>.00 School Suits, made from good ser
viceable material and well sewn, must now go at
We ring up our window curtains upon the GREATEST BARGAINS'
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all the latest and most artistic styles, made from . . and durable fabrics, will be turned loose at
imported and Domestic Clays, Worsteds, tine Chev- £ M jfl M A, g /f%\ ra^
iots, nobby Tweeds, Serges and neat Cassimeres. To fl 1 m|| fil . m 111 § h
show you we mean business, we now shout to tlie M. JUL m. A m. v mW
best dressers in Southern California to come and ™* ®
make their selections from the best styles at the gift g . # Boys' Dress Suits, which v, e sold at our "Frisco"
price of Cloth i os* Comoanv storc ' tor "'° o, will now be shll, * lltered at
BTTEND THIS, THE GREATEST SLAUGHTER 125 & 127 N. SPRING ST. 5 SEE OUR SHOW WINDOWS FOB IHE
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IS PLENTY OF WATER NOW
Escondido's Splendid Irrigation
IT WILL BOOM THAT REGION
The Programme of the Pomological
A Practical Result of the Wright Act
Provisions—What Fruit Growers
Will Talk About
ESCONDIDO,CaI., May 1.-EscondiUo's
new irrigation system is fastneuring com
pletion, there being over 1200 inches of
water now flowing into the reservoir,
which comes Irom tbe San Luis Hey
river, distant about eighteen miles,
through flumes, dithes and tunnels. The
dam is completed to tho fifty-foot con
tour, and ample water for this year is as
sured, as the reservoir will be tilled to tho
lifty-foot'contour in about ten days. The
main pipes and ditches aro m arly fin
ished from the dam to the city, a dis
tance of about seven miles.
This irrigation system is being con
structed under the Wright law and will
cost about $350,000, and will cover about
15,000 acres of land. This will cnaDle Es
condido to offer the cheapest land and
water,in Southern California. First-olass
orange and lemon land is selling at $50,
which will he under the irrigation sys
General Manager Wade of the Santa Fe
and party, consisting, among others, of
General Passenger Agent Byrnes and As
sistant General Foight Agent Chambers,
aame in on their special train lust Thus
day night and remained over until Sat
urday.morning. The object of their visit
was to look over the new water system
and the Escondido region in general. Mr.
Wade expressed great surprise at the
growth made in the Escondido country
since his last visit here ono year ago, anil
iiow tbat a grand water system had been
constructed, he predicted the most rapid
growtli for Escondido. The party were
more than delighted with what they saw,
and after a drive to the big dam pro
nounced tho water sytem perfect. Tlie
party was accompanied on the sight-see
ing trip by Mayor Steiner, I. E. Doty,
contractor of the irrigation system, A. £>.
Dunn of the Advocate. W. 11. liaklridge,
A. H. Beach and A. K. Cavath.
The Pomological society of Southern
California will/meet in tlie college chapel,
Escondido. Thursday and Friday, May
ad and 3d.. A large attendance is ex
pected. The following is tlie programme:
Wednesay, May I—Evening session:
Overture by the Escondido orchestra; ad
dress of welcome, J. N. Turrentine; re
sponse, L. M. Holt, Los Angeles; male
quartette; music, Escondido orchestra.
Thursday, May 2—Call to order at 9 a.
m., by President L. M. Holt; reading of
the minutes of previous meeting, by Sec
retary D. Edson Smith of Santa Ana; re
ports of officers and committees; admis
sion of new members; unfinished busi
ness ; new business.
Afternoon session : A general discussion
will follow the reading of eacii paper. Ir
rigation as Applied at Riverside, by E.
W. Homes, editor of the Press; Tlie Es
condido System of Irrigation, by Dr. F.
Oundrum of Escondido; Apricot Culture,
by Henry Johnson of San Pasqual; A
Fruit Diet as Food and Drink for Health,
Strength and Enjoyment, by W. S. Man
ning, fellow of tho Royal Botanic society
Evening session—Olive Culture, by
John Calkins of Pomona.
Pruning Trees and Thinning Fruit, by
H. Culbhrtson of El Cajon.
Friday, May ltd, morning session—Cit
rus Fruits, by B. F. Dixon of Escondido.
Lemon Culture, by Frank A. Kimball
of National City.
Fruit Pests, by Judsnn Williams of
Afternoon session—Recess and drive to
Eecondido dam and over the valley.
Evening session—The Insect World, with
microscopic and stereopticon illustra
tions, by Prof C. H. Meeker of Escondido
high school. Report of Prof. A. J. Cook
of Pomona college, Claremont, entomo
logist of tne society.
Fruit Exchanges, by T. 11. B. Cham
hlin of Riverside.
Miscellaneous; selection of pext place
BACK FROM THE WAR
Return of One of the Commanders of a
Chinese War Ship
NEW YORK. May I.—Commander P.
M. McGiffen, who had command of the
Chinese ironclad Chin Yuen at the battle
of Yalu, arrived here from Liverpool and
is stopping at the Astor House. The
commander received a number of wounds
in the light, and is still somewhat deaf
He has a tattered uniform of the Chinese
navy which he wore on the Chin Yuen
during tho naval battle. He says il was
a stubborn fight, and was lost to tbe Chi
nese chiefly because they had no shells to
use except iron ones. The Japanese
wero well supplied with shells, which
did great execution. The Chinese shot
passed through tbe enemy's ships with
out doing any great damage. The com
mander Believes the Chinese seamen arc
brave and skillful, and would make good
lighters if they could only trust their
leaders. Tbo Chinese gunners fired as
true as the Japanese, but did not do so
much damage on account of the quality
of the shot.
The commander had some very narrow
escapes during the Yalu battle. At one
time he was directly in front of the
mouth of a twelve-inch gun on his ship
as the gunner was swinging it into place
to lire, lie closed bis eyes and waited for
certain death, lie opened them in a few
seconds ami rolled off tbe superstructure
just before tbe gun went oft. The com
mander carries two wounds in his left
thigh and another over his abdomen from
fragments of shell. Commodore l/in was
supposed to be in command, but was
down in his room praying to tho gods to
preserve him. The commander will goto
his homo at Washington. Pa.j in v few
days. He did not come by the Pacific, as
the Japanese had a reward of (6000 stan
ding for him, dead or alive. McGiffen
has been in the Chinese naval service for
twelve years. He founded the naval in
stitute at Wei-Hai-Woi, ami did consider
able surveying in Corea.
When Baby was sfelr, we gars her Castoria.
When she was a Child, 3ho cried for Castoria.
When she became Miss, sho clucg to Castoria.
Waeu she had Children, she g we them Castoria.
Overland Route via the Northern Pacific
After n winter spent in Southern California,
nothing is more desirable lor the tourist thmi
to return East via the Shasta Route and North
crn Paolflo Railroad, Tho Yellowstone lark
and Dining Car i.mo. All trains vesllbuleil.
Tourist ears elegantly upholstered. Scenery
unsurpassed. Weather cool and dclightiuf.
For information communicate with John (.'laik,
•J'-IO S. Spring street, I.os Angeles, or T K.
Stnteler, Gen'l Agt, (i t8 Market street, ft P
Wall paper house of the coast. 1(128 S. Bwlne.
LOS AWGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MOKIiDTG, MAT 2, 1895.
FAVORITES WIN TWO RACES
Some Good Sport on the Bay District
Starter Ferguson Has Done Some Good Work,
But is to Retire-node a
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1.-This was
the Isßtb day of the meeting, and still
the interest in Ihe sport is not on tbo
wane. Pavorltes won the third and fourth
races. Tiie 2-year-old race was declared
off and a Aye and a half furlong selling
Starter Ferguson, who has been ncreall
winter, leaves on Sunday for Chicago,
whero he will start the horses at Harlem.
Ferguson's work at the Bay District track
has been very satisfactory, Out of 850
starts since the meeting began, less than
forty/have bet n poor ones.
John Merrill will act as starter hero
after Ferguson leaves.
Five furlongs, selling — Mautell won.
Olacquor second, MiddletOn third; time,
six furlongs, selling — Portuna won,
Blue Bell second, San Luis Bey third;
IFivu and a half furlongs, selling -Sir
Walter won. Reserve second. Halifax
third; time, 1:12%.
Mile and a sixteenth — Lovdal won,
Malo Diablo second, Mc Light third ; time,
Five and a half furlongs, selling—
Banjo won, ilueneme second, Tillie S.
third; time, 1:11.
Six furlongs—Howard won, (juirt sec
ond. Miss Ruth tbird; time, 1:1(1%.
LEXINGTON, Ky., May I. Weather
fine; track fast.
Three-year-olds and upwards, Bix fur
longs— Rap-a-Tap won, Halt Mile second,
Sir Robe third; time. 1:15,
One mile--Conjecture won, Ppw Wow
second, Thurman third; time, 1:42%.
Melbourne stud stakes, for 2-year-olds,
five furlongs—Lady Iness won. Longa
light second, Semper Ego third; lime.
Three-year-olds and upwards, seven and
a half furlongs -Simon W. won, Victori
ous second, Bremloo third; time, 1 :'.>■">.
Five furlongs, 2 - year • olds — Helena
Belle won, Fusig second, Ida third; time,
Weights Announced for the Great Handicap
NEW Yol!K, May I.—Handlcapper W.
8. Yosburgcr announces the following
weights iii the Suburban handicap:
I'.amapo, 5, 128; Sir Walter, 5, 125;
Domino, 4, 121.!; Dr. Rice, B, 122; Rev el
Santa Anita, 4, 119; Rubicon, 4, 119;
Sport, 5, '116; LtiZzsrone, 4, 115; Bassetlaw,
5. Ill; Sister Mary, 5. 110; Declare, 4,
108| Hornpipe. 4, 107; Dutch Skater, 4,
100; Candelabra, <>, W5; Flora Thornton,
4, 102; Gotham. 3, 102; Ed Kearney. 4,
too"; Song aud Dance. 4, 99; Longdate, 4,
96; Lightfoot, 4. 98; Halloween, ;i, 92.
Cpe ling at Chicago
CHICAGO, May I.—The regular racing
season in Chicago opened auspiciously at
the Hawthorne track today.
The card was not an impressive one,
few of the good horses stabled at tbe track
b'ing ready to race, but the quality of
tlie Held was good enough to give' the
Cicero course, which is now lightning
fast, a few new records. William T.
easily beat Oeorge F. Smith In the open
ing race, doing the five furlongs in 69%
seconds. Ashland's mile in 1:4(1% also
loweretl the track record, as did The
Ironmaster's I ; * miles.
Five fur.ongs, 3-year-olds and upwards
—William T. won. (ieorge E. Smith sec
ond. Ottvanna third; time, 0:50%.
* One mile—Ashland won. Pepper second,
Lobengula tbird; time, 1:10%.
Four furlongs—Zanona won, Marsina
second, Bel your third; time, 0:48%.
Mile and an eigntb—The Ironmaster
won, Billy MoKensie second, Bessie Bis
land third ; time, 1 :55%.
Six furlongs, selling- Pop Cray won,
Tremor second, Verdi third; time, 1:14%,
The Eastern Diamond
BROOKLYN, May I.—Baltimore, «;
base hits, 7; errors, 1. Brooklyn. 7; base
hits, 13; errors, v. Batteries— Hemming
and Robinson: Gumbert and Grim.
CLEVELAND. May t.—Cleveland, 7;
base liits, 11; errors, 2. St. Louis, (i,
base bits, I<>: errors. 5, Latteries—Young,
Cuppv and Zimmer; Eliret and Pietz.
PITTSBURG, May 1.-Pittsburg, 4.
Cincinnati, 1. Batteries—Hart and Sug
den; Parrott and Merritt.
WASHINGTON, May I.—Washington-
Boston game postponedr rain.
NEW YORK. May 1. —New York. 9:
Philadelphia, I. Batteries—Rusie and
Farrell; Wevhing, Smith, Clements and
Bicycle Races Postponed
OAKLAND, May I.—The bicycle races
were postponed until a week from Satur
day, on account of rain.
A REGULAR TRANSACTION
New Facts Regarding; the Reputed Wheat
NEW YORK, May I.—Ship brokers at
this port seem rather skeptical concern
ing the report that tlie Pair wheat will be
removed to Liverpool direct by sea. It is
declared that the charter of iron hulls to
an aggregate of 58,000 tons is simply for
tbe transaction of regular business.
Though the rate lias risen to 81 shillings
for cargoes to Liverpool from San Fran
cisco, it will have liltlo effect on New
York shipping, as the rates offered will
by no means tempt owners to send their
vessels around the Horn, it is said by
some of tliu brokers that no vessels will
leave here in ballast for San Francisco
until the rate is at least 45 shillings, or
Those Fishery Laws Again
OTTAWA, Out., May I.—John t'osti
gan, minister of marine and fisheries, lias
received information from Captain Peter
son of the cruiser Dolphin of the seizure
of two American boats and the arrest of
four fishermen in Lake Erie. Orders
have been issued by tho marine anil fish
eries department that the two American
boats which wero seized in Lake Erie for
poaching in Canadian fisheries be sur
rendered to the nearest Canadian customs
BTJDA PESTH, May I.—Soon after
midnight 800 workmen marc ied through
the leading sttects until dispersed by tne
police, who made several arrests. A re
port has reached here from Miskoliez that
a serious conflict has taken place between
the police and a thousand workmen cele
brating May day.
And the Skies Opened
WINONA, Minn.. May I.—There was a
cloudburst here this afternoon. Within
ten minutes. I.6oinches of rain fed, Hood
ing the streets beyond all precedent.
Numerous buildings were struck by light
ning, but no material damage is reported.
The Earth Trembled
UKIAH, May I.—A severe shock of
earthquake occurred at 3 o'clock this aft
ernoon and lusted for some seconds.
Telegrams for the following persons are
at the Western Union Telegraph com
pany's ottice in this city: Mrs. J. 0.
Fraser, V. Montgomery, Mrs. A. C. Mills,
Charles N. Brickenstein, J. B. Kerr, J.
The barracks built for European soldiers
are generally far better than the houses
of tiie peasant)y. Chelsea barracks, in
England, cost £215 per man.
A GRACEFUL, ACT
By the Farmers and Merchants Bank ;
At a special meeting of the board of j
directors of the Farmers and Merchants
bank a most considerate and creditablo (
action was adopted.
On motion of President Hellman the j
sum of $5000 was voted to tho widow and |
family of John \V. Milner, the hit" cashier
of the bank, in recognition of bis services
to that institution during his twenty-two
years' service. The money was placed
with Mr. Hellman, tbe president of the !
bank, as trustee, to be invested by hijn ;
as he spes lit.
The feelings of tho management of the
bank were well expressed in the follow- t
ing resolutions which were adopted:
John Milner died at 11:4."> o'clock p.m., j
• April 27, 1805, For more than a score of .
years h» has held high official position?
In the Farmers and Merchants bank of J
Los Angeles, Cal. To all trusts he has
been true, "true as the dial to the sun." j
In every department of life John Milner !
has been a nappy exemplification of the \
possibilities of honesty, integrity, intelli
genoe and industry, when combined.
We, the directors of the Farmers and
Merchants bank do unanimously declare ;
our grievous sorrow at his untimely tak- ;
ing off, and desire to express unreservedly I
our sincere sympathy for the loved ones
in their bereavement.
It is ordered that this tribute to the
memory of our beloved cashier bo spread
upon the minutes of this hoard, ami that
a copy of these resolutions be forwarded
to his family.
Contradictory Dispatches About an Alleged
This dispatch was published in an after
noon paper yesterday:
ST. LOUIS, May L—A special to the
Chronicle irom St. Joseph. Mo., says it
is believed George If. Hall, Buchanan
county's absconding collector, has been
Captured in Los Angeles, V Sheriff
Andriand today received a. telegram from
insley'9 detective ngency there asking if
he would come with requisition papers.
The sheriff is preparing to leave for Cali
fornia tonight if he is satisfied Hall is in
A Herald reporter called to get l)e
tective Insley's Verification of the state
ment made, but he could not gain any
information about the matter, Later in
the evening tho following contradictory
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May l.-.l. W.
Hall, wanted in Los Angeles, Cal.. for
alleged embezzlement, is under arrest in
Trenton. Mo., awaiting the arrival of
California officers who will take bim
back to Los Angeles.
w. A. Ilayward, late of Newfoundland,
accountant, is not the party mentioned
by that name in the issue of yesterday.
Vigor, vitality and a healthy appetite, im
parted by a little Angosiure Bitters ev-ry
morning. Sole manuiHcturers, Dr. .1. G. 11.
Siegert & Sons. At all druggists.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma.
l inknev O. Adams, Mojave 4>*
Emma r. Urittan, Mojave *0
William M. Baker, Los Aneeles 2'»
Delia May Hctrick, Los Ang-les 18 t
For those who an* run down by too much
indoor life or by hard work, and who
would shfel> weather tho coming month,
the most dangerous In the yea*. I'aine'H
Celery Comtouud is the 'rue tonic. It
strengthens the nerves aud purities the
blood. Iry it.
I Where I
I Will It 1
I End? j
[TO Where will the struggle |||||
I'll end?—the cry of thousands Wi
II suffering from disease, drag- M\
Jill ging out a miserable exist
ence, discouraged, without
Shope, a burden to their Hill
friends—where will it end? it]
New remedies uncertain, old I
ones useless. As a Godsend 111
« comes the treatment of the 111
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|| CALLS made in an parts of the eltjr.
The Elegant Stock
Recently imported from
By ISKENDER BEY
Which were exhibited at Barker Bros.'
carpet store* Murine the Fiesta,
will be sold
On Thursday, May 2,
ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT RESERVE,
At 425 SOUTH SPRING STREET,
Beginning at 10:30 a. m and a:au p. m.
MATLOCK & REED, Auctioneers.
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