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RECORD OF A DAY SOUTH OF THE TEHACHEPI PASADENA CITY COUNCIL Oakland Avenue Is to Be Ex tended ABOUT SEWER CONNECTIONS Action Deferred ia the North Pasadena Annexation Scheme Report of the Committee — Death of Mr. "Flcner-Another Car Accident on the Electric Road PAB ADEN a, July I.—At the regular meeting of the city council this afternoon there were present President Cox, Trus tees Weed and Washburn. The first mat ter to come up was the protest of prop erty owners against the extension of Oak land avenue on the basis proposed—that is, that the people living and owning property on tho street, south of Eldorado, should be required to help pay for extend ing tbe street north to Colorado, through the property of a single citizen, whom they claim is getting all the benclit. Judge Brockway addressed the hoard as one of the protestants, and in behalf of the remainder ot them. He said that he thought it was not tair that all the prop erty owners along the street should be assessed to benc'it a single one, and that not a very progressive citizen, either, ac cording to his notion. Judging from his speech, there is considerable feeling aroused over the matter. Judge Weed said tbat the matter had come before the council in a way somewhat out of the or dinary, in that the petition had been signed by what appeared to be a majority of the property owners, and they asked that the street be opened on certain con ditions, which conditions were agreed to, and now the commissioners having re ported in favor of the opening, the ques tion stood upon the point as io whether the board would accept or reject their re port. • A- Gibbs then said a few words in favor of the opening of tlie street, and denied emphatically that he Had ever asked any body to nelp in the opening of the street, saving that he could get along very well wftnout it, and that as a matter of fact the property owners below him on the street had come to him favoring tho open ing. George Meharry addressed the board, protesting against the extension of the street principally on the ground that Alvin Gibbs bad been holding his prop erty as a speculation for years, with tlie expectation of realizing a profit from the opening of the street, and that property owners should not be obliged to pay for tbe opening of tbe street. Mr. Gibbs ot some length denied the in sinuations made in regard to liis interest iv the matter and showed bow the open ing of the street would be of great ad avntage to property owners. Trustee Washburn, in moving that the protest be denied, said that be did so for the reason that, while Mr. Gibbs was get ting a big price lor his land, if the mat ter were not fixed this way, it would necessitate a condemnation suit, which would cost the property owners just as much in the end. The motion was carried, and the street will be extended. A resolution ordering the grading, curbing and guttering of I'asadena ave nue from Colorado to California street was passed. E. H. Lockwood addressed the hoard on the matter of grading Arlington drive, speaking in the interest of Mr. Collin Stewart, and B. 0. Kendall spoke in tbe interests of Mr. Sawyer, and as these in terests seemed to clash, the council ad vised the matter be laid aside until Mr. Sawyer's return, be being in the east. The matter of an ordinance to enforce the making of sewer connections by those who aro located along the line of a sewer was laid over, although the subject was discussed in an informal manner. Judge Weed stated it as lii 3 conviction that tho matter of expense should be more evenly adjusted, so tbat those living along the line of a sewer already laid at the ex pense of the city should not be allowed to make connection at no expense to themselves, while those not so fortunate ly situated are obliged to pay out of their own pockets the cost of having a sewer put in. City Attorney Arthur, being asked whether people could be forced to connect their premises with a sewer, said they could, and he said further that he had always advocated such an ordinance, and at the time the present sewer system was laid he was against suen an unequal sharing of benefits for which all were taxed alike. Alt. Strong made a very brief statement to tbe board, which, how ever, contains the whole matter in a nut shell. While the residents of Marengo and Los Robles avenues can connect with the sewers with no expense to themselves other than the usual work of making tlie connections, those who are unfortunate enough to live on Euclid avenue, which is between the above mentioned streets, must pay the additional i ost of laying a sewer system of their own. Plans for an extension of the present system are now in the engineer's otlice, anil the com mittee of the council that lias the matter in charge is hard at work getting rights of way and making preparations for an early commencement of the work. The bond of Edward Groendyke, with E. M. Wood and S. P. Jewett as" sureties, in the sum of $1000, for tbe faithful per formance of his agreement under tlie electric light franchise granted him not long since, was placed on tile. Another communication was received from William Stanton, asking for some relief from the uncertainties of street car travel. Some discus-ion arose, but tho unanimous opinion seemed to be 'bat tlio present arrangement is an unmitigated nuisance. A number of instances wero related in which it was positively affirmed that, the conductor of tlie car did not know which street he was bound for until the switchman turned his car upon the street on which be belonged. The meeting of .North i'asadena citizens to consider the matter of annexation to Pasadena on Saturday evening heard the report of tho committee and the subject was discussed, but no definite action was taken. The following extracts will show tbe tenor of the report: In regard to taxation: "There is an other question en tr ring into the matter that will materially affect it in favor of North Pasadena. The law authorizing the annexation of outside territory to a city expressly provides that said annexed territory shail never be taxed to pay in debtedness of the city outstanding at the time of annexation. Taking the figures for 1894, out of the total expenditure of $7:2.TO::.'!:!, there were paid that would cyme under this Jaw 25 per cent of the total xpendituro for the year, so that l\'orth I'asadena would pay at the'rate of 75 cents to the city's "On this basis our old problem would be, state and county, on present basis on $1000 at $1.60, $15; state and county at $1.20, $12; city tax at 75 cents or $1000, $11.25—52.25 increase. $8.25, or only 5.5 pc r cent. In other words, the increase would amount to one-half of the present tax. ... As to the benefits wbich may te derived from annexation .wo re spectfully report as follows: Over one tpird of the money received by tho city is expended in its streets lor repairs, cul •rerts,!cro;>sings, care of storm water,clean lug, sprinkling, lighting, etc. Iv all of these ways North i'asadena would be ma terially benefited. J" We would also be especially lien clited by enabling those owning a majori ty of frontage on a section or all of a street to have the grade established and tbe street graded, curbed and guttered at the expense of the abutting property owners. Cement walks may be laid in the same way. Money so expended very 1 much enhances the value of property and is susually money well spent. "We need protection from fire just the same as does tho city. . . . We need protection against nuisances, such as dairies, hog pens, etc., being maintained in thickly setted localities, and this pro tection would bo readily given by the ( city. "In the matter of sanitation we can have no help from the county. Very lit tle money has been expended, njr atten tion given so far by the city, toward pro tecting the health of its citizens, except in establishing a complete sewer system and one of plumbing inspection, both of which are needed by North Pasadena. . . . Tho Pasadena public library is an institution of which we may all be proud and is needed as much by the country as by the city. It is free to residents of the city, but those outside must pay %i per year for the privilege of drawing looks, magazines, etc., for home use. Your com mittee makes no recommendation as ro annexation or as to boundaries, should a majoiity favor annexation.'' "We now ask to be dis charged, ana recommend that two new committees be appointed: A committee of nine, authorized to consider all ques tions pertaining lo the interests of North Pasadena, such as annexation, electric car service, street improvements, water supply and distribution, etc.. and a com mittee of live whose duty it shall be to present to tbe voters three propositions for annexation, as follows: "First—Thai territory bounded by the north city limits Ol I'asadena, the south line of Montana street. Moline avenue, and a line producd by Glenn avenue, if extended. "Second—That territory lying between the north city limits of I'asadena and the north line of the Painter A Ball tract, tbe east line being extended forty rods | east of Lake avenue. "Third—That territory lying between the north city limiis of I'asadena and the mountains, the east line being extended forty rods east of Lake avenue. "And to secure, as far as practicable, the signature ol every voter upon one of said, propositions (the vo:er's residence to befWithin the bounds of the proposition) signed either for or against annexation. I'M. D. painter, "BYSON LISK. • CYRUS WRIGHT, "L. S. AMBPEN, "S. T. DAVIBSON, , "J. H. WOODWOBTH, "F. W. JONES. "LYMAN ALLEN. "Committee." Tne committee above recommended was appointed. Oliver 5. Plcher Dead PASADENA, July I.—Colonel Oliver S. Pictier, one of Pasadena's oldest and best known citizens, died this morning at the advanced age of 81. He has been ill since last February at his residence on the corner of California and Marengo ave nues. The deceased was highly respected and esteemed by all who knew him. Colonel Richer came to this city thir teen years ago, after an active and suc cessful life spent in the practice of law and In business enterprises of various kinds. At the,time of his death he was an elder of the First Presbyterian church, a trustee of the public library, and a di rector of the First National bank, and vice-president of the Ontario uank. He leaves a widow and four children to mourn his loss: Oliver 11. Richer. Will iam 11. Richer, Miss Annie B. Fieher and Mrs. Mary Theiesa Richer Cloud. Two of their sons died some years ago. Funeral services will be held from the house Wednesday afternoon. Brevities PASADENA,JJuIy 1.-Mr.'Quimby says Walter Kaymond has authorized him to I find the Royal Baking Powder superior to all the others in every re spect. It is purest and strongest. WALTER S. HAINES, M. D. Consulting Chemist, Chicago Board of Health. make an offer to tbe city for the opening of South Fair Oaks avenue at Columbia street. Mr. Raymond will give enough of bis land to make a street SO feet wide at this poiut, and will nay one-third tbe cost of reconstructing the bridge which was torn down at the time tbe railroad came in there, and which be says the railway people ought by right to replace themselves. This is a much needed im provement, and it is to be hoped that it will not be delayed. A north bound car on the electric road ran jthe forward trucks off the track shortly after noon at the west end of the viaduct at Pasadena. A car was sent down from the powerhouse to pull it on, when the motornian in charge lost control of it shortly before reaching the derailed car, and it ran into tlie other, breaking the outer woodwork on tbe cor ner of each car and otherwise damaging them. No passengers were on either car at the tiuo and nobody was hurt. Perfect goodness is the virtue in Dr. Price's liaking Powder that commends its use to all the ladies of California. ONTARIO The Fourth to Be Celebrated in Patriotic Fashion ONTARIO. July I.—The Fourth will be ■clehrated here in grand style. The Hon. W. A. Harris of l.os Angeles will be tbe jrator of the day. The literary and musical programme will be an interesting one. In the morning parade a largo number if floats will take part. Chief among :hese will be the floats presided over by he Goddess of Liberty, the goddess of jus tice and goddess of the Nile. Miss Bible}/, ivho received 2700 votes in the contest for roddess ol liberty and gained lirst place, intertained her competitors and a mini ier ot friends on Friday night at the Sio ey residence. On that occasion the On ;ario band serenaded the ladies, and oinoil in the festivities oi the evening. Tne illuminated evening parade on the fourth promises to be a tine affair. Orna □ented and illuminated bicycles, bril ianily lighted Moats and a plentiful sup ply of colored lire and torehet will make i grand spectacle on beautiful Kuclid av mue and our other main streets. Tho fireworks display will occupy about in hour and a half, and the celebration ll the nation's birthday will conclude with a ball given under the auspices of the band. Fassett it Co. of this place shipped yes terday from Redlands a carload of dried apricots, the first of Ihe season, and, it is said, the only June shipment of fresh dried apricots ever sent from Southern California* $3 to fun Diezn anil Return Via the Burl line. Tickets on saie Sat urday, July lith, gocd returning within thirty days. Trains leave at 8:15 a. ru., 4:ij p. nt. Wah paper Oc, 7}-ic per roll, 3'JB S. 6prms. LOS ANGELES HERALD; TUESDAY MOBNTNGr, JULY 2, 1898. KEPT HIS DEAD CHILD'S BODY A Sensational Discovery Made at Long Beach. S. 0. DAVIS IN DIFFICULTIES For Five Years He Has Treasured His Child's Corpse A Liw Said to Prohibit Such a Practice—The Officers Secure the Remains—An Inquest Today LONG BEACH, July I.—That eccen tric character who has for years been known In Long Beach as "Whistling" Oavis, but whose genuine name is S. O. Davis, is likely to be in hot water before many more hours have passed over him. He is already quite notorious for having kept tbe body of his deceased child in its coffin in his house at the Willows dur ing the pasi live stubbornly refus ing to bury tbe remains or permit them to be interred by any one else. It is now understood that the coroner has been no tified and that he will proceed at once with an investigation of the matter, it being declared illegal for a person to thus retain the body of a deceased human be ing. Today Humane Officer Hutchins and Constable do la Monte of Los Angeles came dorm here aimed with a warrant, looking for Davis, but he had gone to Los Angeles on busines.-. The officers arrived heie from the home of Davis this evening. They found the casket containing the remains of the child under the fiont porch of Davis' house. Taking it in charge they opened it and discovered only the dry skeleton of the child. Humane Officer Hutchins returned this afternoon, but the constable remains to arrest Davis as soon as ihe latter returns from the city. The officer and his prisoner will proceed to Los An geles tomorrow morning, where an ex amination will take place before Justice Young on the charge of keeping a human corpse unburied contrary to law. The coroner will hold an inquest on the re mains of the 2-year-old child tomorrow. Notes It now seems that Winfred Smith, who was reported to have gone away in com pany with the eloping Bill Settles and Mrs. McPherson, did not go, but is still here, and that because of his innate mod esly is keeping out of sight. The midday train on the Terminal to day brought down sixty* passengers boiind for Catalina, besides a large num ber who stopped at this place. J C. A. Cary of the California Hardware company is here for a week, accom panied by Mrs. Cary. The new time table of the Terminal road will go into effect next Friday. It will not involve changes of importance with beach trains, but affects I'asadena trains chiefly. Tbe rainy season nor jio other affects the perfect keeping properties of Dr. Price's Cream Raking Powder. SANTA ANA Petty Thieving Complained of- Good Place for a Tannery SANTA ANA,JuIy 1.-A great deal of petty thieving has been going on in this city for a long time that has puzzleu the officers. Whips,robes,blankets.and in fact almost any thing that could be carried away, was taken. Last Saturday two boys, named Moesser and Taylor, stole two horses, a harness and buggy. They sold the harness to horse traders, who are now gone. The two horses anil buggy were recovered, Mr.Eildelman of Orange, formerly from San Francisco.is a delegate to the nation al encampment of the G. A. It. to be held in September. No better place than Santa Ana could be found for a tannery. There is load af ter load of hides shipped from this point to other localities to be made into leath er. This is a good opening for the right man. A marriage license was issued today to William Berdrow. aged 30. and Miss Lou ise Bennerschcidt, aged 21, both of Ana helm, Jesse Yarnell sold to D. E. D. Bosworth 20 acres in the Bhanklin tract foi $1000. 1 Good New Pros= | 1 Times Qoods I P erit y 1§ 1 ltf MM Arriving wigiM £$ .— _ ■ >ffi 100 Knee Pants—good and We are always wide-awake to strong, with extension waist- TDOUGHT AWAY UNDER cost of manu- f,nd something special for you. raS bands, JL) f n „ fl • „ c „ r „ ,„ 100 Men's Cheviot Pants, £9 f- tactunng, so our Mr. Frank says, S _ _ who is in New York. This is not cheap $ J ,60 m 25 Knee-Pant Suits-just the Clothin §:. but good Clothing, bought under — — >S thing for vacation, price and sold with our usual small margin. Mines rants.war >ss a 11 ■•■ • . ranted not to rip, VS rkf\ A call will convince you that we never S «PX«Wf advertise unless we have true merit to offer. $2.50 w 50 Double-Breasted Knee- .c- v/ .. D T~ m Pant Suits-all wool pin-head " • 'ne Worsted Pants, m check Cheviot, , —: unmatchable, m $2.50 1 I $ 3 - 50 I 88 m r, vi d 1 a vr 1 50 Blue and Black all wool 8 d DoLible-Breasted Knee- Closed Cheviot Sack Sllits - m ade and g| Pant Suits-all wool black Che- WIU2>CU . trimmed by the best makers, / 1 — **** ThurX i — 1 3 new lines Reefer Suits, < 2? Gray Worsted Sack Su| ftS handsomely trimmed, made for -Better get one before they : ■B5 fin« gone— I $3 50 ! J »fr 4 1 * 1250 5§ *_ Imported Black Clay Sa :k M The Fauntleroy Waist and and Frock Suits-a leader win those Black Hose bargains of _ Jl! vs ' a last week won't hist much longer [ 1 «pl« 3.00 £ //9 125 /Jarr/s Frani: % N. Spring St. Proprietors Gustave Lieffer of McPherson, who has been ill the StocKton insane sayluru and was liberated in May, has again been ad judged insane and committed to High land. Company F will hold its regular montn ly target shoot tomorrow to compete for the three medals offered for marksman ship. Wedding announcements, engraved or printed: mail orders carefully filled: sam ples free. H. M. Lee & liro., 140 N. Spring. SAN BERNARDINO A Two Days' Race fleeting Arranged for the Fourth SAN BERNARDINO, July I.—Among the other features of the two days' cele bration to be held July 4th and sth, a two days' race meeting has Deen decided up on, and entries are coming ip very rap idly. There will be four races each day, three running and a trotting and pacing race, Dest three in live. One of the run ning races will be a three-quarter dash, in which D. K. Dickey's I'escador, Frank Blanc's Selkirk and one or two other horses equally celebrated will start. There will be $90 on the corner in addition to the purse,which will make the race worth at least $300 to the winner, and there is every prospect that the coast record will be equaled if not bettered. Margaret L. Hart of The Needles bas been granted a divorce from W. R. Hart on the ground of nesertion. The report of the city health officer shows that there were but eight deaths in the city during the month of June, or less than one foi each 1000 inhabitants. Attractive Preparations for the Fourth of July BANTA MONICA, July I.—The leading feature on the Fourth will be the annual THE FIRST ARRIVAL. SANTA MONICA I road race of the wheelmen of Southern California. The Southern Pacific has prepared a I schedule of traius which cannot tail to give satistaction, as-thcre are thirty-three trains on its time card. At tbe polo grounds the inaugural game of the season will be played. The grounds are in excellent condition. The Santa Monica Dramatic company will give a performance at the assembly hall ot the soldiers home. The Idiot's Revenge will be produced. A special car over the Soldiers Home and Santa Mon ica Bailroad company line will do the service. The managers of tbe soldiers' home, after a pleasant stay hero and a thorough inspection of the I'acihc coast branch, left today for San Francisco in their special car. Colonel E. T. Brown will remain id a couple of weeks, but will join the rest of the party later. DOWNEY DOWNEY, July I.—Professor J. H. Brown, principal; M. Josie McKellar, in termediate department; Mrs. L. Craw ford, second primary, and Miss Josie McCoy, lirst primary, have been selected as teachers by the school board of Downey district this week. Walter Cocke, proprietor of the cheese factory, 'eports having received 780,000 pounds of milk during the month of May, for which he paid 80 cents per 100 pounds. A subscription paper is being circulated for the purpose of raising funds for the erection of a building for the Methodist Episcopal church. A Novel and Grand Sight The illuminations and marine nroces sionsot tire; Santa Catalina island July 3d and 4th. Canon Tristain's collection of stuffed birds, comprising i'J.OOO specimens and (1300 species, has been secured for tbe Liverpool museum. —Philadelphia Press. THE REFORMER SAVONA ROLA His Influence Extends Even fo This Age Lecture by Rev. P. W. Ountaulus Last Night In the First Congregational Church Rev. F. W. Gunsaulus, who spoke last evening on Savonarola in tbe First Con gregational church, reached Los Ange les yestedray from Chicago, where he lives; he leaves for the north today. He is making a lecturing tour of the differ ent Chautauqua meetings through tne country, and fiom Pacific Grove, his next stopping place, he goes to Ashland, Or., and thence on through tbe middle west, home. He is a logical, powerful and con vincing speaker; he has a fine presence; is just entering the prime of life, nnd is possessed of that elusive quality known as personal magnetism. His large dark eyi s and clear-cut features become ani mated as he talks, and last night, after giving a brief biography of the great Ital ian reformer, with dates and statistics, he took up tbe matter philosophically, reviewed the times in which Savonarola lived, and proceeded to show the lnflu. ence and effect of his life and work on our own times in substance as follows: Savonorola is the most dramatic charac ter of his time, and it was a drama. He is a study as orator, reformer, statesman, prophet and martyr. He was the spirit ual descendant of Dante, and had Dante's intensity and loftiness of mind. He was the reformer who saw that things wero deformed, and for a time, at least, he con formed them to the divine ideal. This is the only true und thorough reforma tion. Things may react and go backward after such a man dies, but (he ideal lives and shines more resplendently. He was an Oliver Cromwell in the fifteenth cen tury, with Mazzini's patriotic fervor and Garibaldi's profound devotion. His eyes were never bedazzled by the glory of the court of Lorenzo do Medici, but that ho saw tbe instant perils of the hour. He was the prophet of the civic reform of our day.a Parkhurst is Savonarola of our modern Amorican Florence. He found his powers by being alone with (Jod. No statesman ever became great in being the echo of society. Only the politician asks what the crowd thinks. Ho was an illus tration of the truth tbat revolution is only delayed evolution breaking forth from its repression. Statesmanship is the art of making evolution continuous, and comprehensive and safe. His elo ?uence was the utterance of conscience. Ie was a Wesley and Whitfield in ono. His sucessoi in oratory was Wendell Phillips. The city of Florence and the papal throne trembled under his high commands, and the officers of both courts had a conception of righteousness utter ly now to them. He is the figure stand ing unquailing and free-handed, between tlie renaissance and the reformation. Ho preached tbe doctrine of justification by laith at the deathbed of Lorenzo de Medici, and waa eloquent oven in bis death hour. The Use ol Water Power I New York Sun: The point is made by a writer in one of tbe mechanical journals that tbo greatest obstacle en countereu now in the successful opera t 0:1 of water wheels is, from an economi cs 1 a>poet; the too often entire absence of engineering skill in utilizing the power, and that many a water power would develop greuter efficiency were it prop erly controlled, ami had tbe turbine been selected because of its adaptability to the condiiions and been properly set. On their introduction, he remarks, turbines were used singly, but now they are used cither singly or in sets of two or three or more, as expedient and in batteries of sets, by the use, too, ol iron or steel penstocks and fei pipes, the expense of installing las been largely reduced and far great* economy in the use of water secured :te growing demand for large units of owcr has also been satisfied, so tbat hereas. a few years back, a 500-horse poer turbine was almost unheard of, mrbiis of 5000 horse power are now employed As the name indicates, Hall' Vegetable Sicilian Hair Rene* er la a renewtof the hair, including its growth, health, ycihful color, and beauty. It will please you. Eckstrom does the wall paper buness of thf city. He bas a large stock, good tte and cor» rect prices. THE CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ND SURGI CAL INSTITUTE bas removed rom 4t>6 S. Broadway to 241 S. Main st. The Peopfe At Last Und.rstand Why it is that the California Medial and Sur. glca llnstitute havo won the envible reputa tion they now enjoy, and so Kuecesfully treat diseases that have bullied others. They attained their pre-cminsco by thel* success. They attained their success bj mastering their profession. They mastered their professions- years ol the hardest study. Tbey gained Ihe confidence of th public by t treating it fairly, honestly, professSnally. SYPHILIS BLOOD 30T I'OISONIXI NERV AW «'MB DEBItTY, KID WOt l NEY and UIINAL dlf- JKffS. Acuities, BTMCTURES rW JSfF WRH NN A T Ijft A L DIS- charges, •mleb, I'L- V \ J CKRS. BKfc ERL'P XV ->m'*J TIONB. RHICMATISM 1 rMMlii CATARRH. GLEET, li fMIrTZSmb lost uashuod, •r*2r ikr HEART DISEASE and J, "-II 111 lk%\ DISEASES a WOMAN KIND. Witi our own jdßgm. " < ' w methogtreatment T upSSM w0 guarantee perma * '^WnirW anycura ' -.'.'■•• ble cases; tone others takeD. Adiiress or call on THE CALIFORNIA MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INSTITUTE, 455 S. 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