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The Herald
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WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 9, 1895.
Write the Truth as you see It:
Fight the Wrong as you find it: Pub
lish all the News, and Trust the
Kvent to the Judgment of the People
A PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION
In connection witb the sessions ot the
Woman's Parliament of Southern Cali
fornia, which is now being held in tbis
city, there is an interesting question to
be settled. Who are California's promi
nent women? Are tbey the native born
women wbo have achieved distinction
here and elsewhere, or are they women
born in otber parts ot the country who
have done or are doing tbeir most note
worthy work in California?
In the field of state biographies, for in
stance, whore should tbe line be drawn?
The question "Who are California wo
men?" oan best be answered by them
selves. Women seem to differ in local
attachments. But the more advanced
classes take deepest root where they can
individually thrive. It is largely a mat
ter of feeling and sentiment. A woman
of 50, wbo was born in Illinois, but bas
spent the last twenty years in Californis,
aaid recently: "I can scarcely claim now
to be an Illinois woman. I never did
much there but keen tbe tires going in
winter and all the year around wash
dishes and peel potatoes. Here I
have painted pictures. Here only
would the best of me seem to have been
bom." 'Another woman said: "I wished
lately in giving data for my oiography
tbat I need not say I was born any
where. My pride consists in being a
Southern California woman, although 1
did not come here until past 30."
Therefore in a strife among biographers
of local celebrities tbere seems to be but
on* solution of d itticu 1 ties, and tbat is to be
given by tba person most concerned.
However, it is a pleasant thins to meet
women from all parts of tbe globe and
-find that a majority of those wbo have
migrated to California prefer to have it
aaid tbat tbey belong to it.
Of Frances Willard some one said: "The
whole country claims hdr, but she was
born in Wisconsin."
One very highly gifted woman who
first saw tbe light in Ohio, but lias
nearly always lived in California, and
would fain be considered a native, mod
estly smiled md said: "Genius has no
age or birthplace," thus refusing to be
localized, though she did not assert that
all the privileges of genius were naturally
allowed her.
Is Gladstone's position rigot wben he
■ays tbat no biography of a man or wo
man should be published until thirty
years after the death of tbe subject?
Perhaps be has been incorrectly reported.
At any rate, the newspapers of today
are much more interesting to the average
reader than tbey would be if cuts and
tiographical paragraphs related only to
the men and women whose voices and
pens have been silent over a quarter of a
century.
BARJ3ED WIRE FORESTRY
The agricultural department of the
itate university is going to put a barbed
wire fence on tbeir forest plantations at
Santa Monica. Their inspector, Mr.
Shinn, says that this will be done on ac
count of the thefts of seeds, etc., from
tbe forest trees at the station. In the
Saota Monica Outlook he says that "it
ia likely the theft waa committed by
some fioiist, botanist or scisntific per
son." Tbe thief coming from this class
of criminals was doubtless deemed by
Mr. Shinn not to delong to any depart
ment of the Berkeley town agriculturists.
If tbe theft was committed by a florist, a
botanist or a scientific person, it is clear
tbat the Heintz-Hilgard combine is inno
cent. The management has intentionally
or unintentionally taken one measure
after another to keep these thief florists
and botansts and scientific persons out of
the forestry stations. They have tried a
pack of savage dogs let loose about the
place; that failing, they fired the florists,
botanists and scientific people bodily off,
books, microscopes and all. This seemed
•ummary and effective, but tbe citizens'
league, the chamDer of commerce, tbe
board cf supervisors, etc., took excep
tions to this method of exclusion and
they bad to drop it. A general oampaicn
of all-around slander was tben mixed
witb tbe regular allotments of self-praise
In which their managers are adepts. Ail
this did not quite clear the ground of the
offensive florists, botanists and scientific
persons, but it is thought that the barbed
wire fence, with the dogs, the guardian
and tbe slander, will finally keep tbese
thieves away. It is certainly provoking
to have oriminals like florists, botanists
and sceientitic persons nosing about tbe
atation. In tbis case it became particu
larly so after tbese people found out that
no one connected with tho concern ap
pealed to know one tree from another.
Guess work does very well in putting out
tree labels until'some of Sbinn's thieves
In the scientific line tnrn up, and then
it becomes awkward. The management
■say or may not have selected the best
way out of their dilemma by calling
every one a thief who criticised them.
Wcjwlll watch with interest tbe compan
ion campaign of the political lobby of
certain printers-ink agriculturists to kill
the varions boards of commission tbat
serve the state gratuitously and to obtain
for themselves tbe property and appro
priations of these various organizations.
Sfea eaaapaisa against tae baud of boiti
culture includes nut only tbe usual per
sonal detraction and alander, but also tbe
neoessity, by gas or by spraying, of kill
ing tbe various lady birds, like the veda
lia, rblzobins, etc., that insist witb tbeir
aotive lives in keeping op, despite all
detractions, the reputations of Hon. El
wood Cooper, Albert Koebsle, Alex Craw.
Secretary Lelong, Senator Buck, Mr.
Snow and all those who have been active
in sending out tbese useful little scale
killers. There are several interesting
side shows in tnis wsr, as Hilgard's ex
traordinary treatment of Professor Wood
bridge, Po. D., a distinguished agricul
tural chemist, aud Heintz's attempt
against the popular and public spirited
Mr. Alles. All of these little things give
a zest to lif?, if not spur to knowledge.
LET US HAVE AN EXCHANGE
______
With all its progressiveness and its as
sumption of metropolitan airs, there are
some things essential to a live business
metropolis that Los Anegles lacks and
has lacked too long. One of them the
Herald adverted to'at length some time
since,, and tbat is a place wbere tbe evi
dences of incorporated capital may be
listed, quoted, bought and sold, a stock
and bond exchange.
This is an era of corporations The in
dressed and demands of hu
manity bas made necessary tbe carrying
on of enterprises intended to satisfy
those demands on a scale far bayond tho
financial measure of tne single individ
ual. Hence many men of means and
credit join together lor the purposes of
development , production, manufacture
and distribution. They pool their cap
ital and credit in the form of the corpor
ation and tbeir individual interests in
tbe latter aro represented by issues of
stock, while tbe indebtedness of the cor
poration that has gone beyond its own
casb resources is frequently represented
by bonds of some sort.
The corporation idea bas been instru
mental in calling into fields of ussful ac
tivity immense quantities of capital tbat
would have remained idle and unproduc
tive.
But the success of tbe corporation as a
factor in tbe world of trade and produc
tion is largely dependent on tbe ease and
economy with wbich its stocks and bonds
may be introduced to the investing ele
ment. The degree in wbich its issues are
available in a selling sense often marks
the degree of its achievement in its cho
sen field.
It is as a medium of introduction and
a register of market value that the stock
and bond exchange plays its part and
becomes in time in every real active busi
ness community second only in import
ance to the corporations themselves.
Los Angeles as a focusing point for a
large part of the wealth of larger or older
communities and tho natural capital ot a
vast region ricn in resources, has become
the birth of hundreds of corporations in
the last few years. Of course a multitude
of them are blush unseen and
will never„earn as much as tee cost of
gettinc an existence. On the other hand,
however, many are intimately connected
witb or responsible for the great enter
prises tbat have had to do with tbe
building up of Southern California, and
everything or anything that will directly
or indirectly facilitate their progress by
making easy the d.sjoial of their stocks
and bonds will promote the general wel
fare of tbe whole southern section.
There are dozens of corporations whose
stocks and bonds are as sound and safe
as investmeuts as any to be found in the
west, and yet the popular ignorance re
garding the real value of the securities is
such that the holder of some of them
would find them practically worthless
for purposes of immediate or speedy re
alization. The very fear of tbe unavail
ability of corporation paper bas kept
large sums of capital out of mob invest
ments and thus indirectly retarded devel
opment and production. The reputable
resident corporations of Southern Califor
nia can ill affofd to longer neglect the
establishment of an institution which
life, standing and character to their now
comparatively unknown, and too often
discredited, stock and bond issuer.
The editor of the Healdsburg Enter
prise addresses bimself to the advocacy
of free silver in tbe following trencbunt
paragraph suggestive of delinquent sub
scribers: "Tbe people can have free
coinage of silver if they want it. In this
country, where the people rule, it's their
own fault if they're hoodwinked into be
lieving there is plenty of money, when
they have'n't had a dollar for months."
General iTahone
If General Mabonee made no deep or
lasting impression upon American polit
ical history be did not fail to afreet the
imagination of all who observed his ca
reer or were brought into contact with
him.
Recall bim in the memorable duel
with John Wise in the Republican con
vention of 1888. Who can forget the
dapper figure, the exquisite whiteness
of the dainty bands, tbe singularly small
and slender feet boand in the tiniest
boots, the lace at tha wrists, the flowing
cambric ruffles at tne throat? The face
ami head of an erl-konig given up by
some Tburingian forest for tha occasion ;
the figure and nervousness of a woman ;
the dress of a planter of the 50s—some
dueling, lovemaking. fire-eatiug squire,
up from Dunwiddie county to see James
Buchanan sworn president and make his
compliments to Mr. Mason and Mr. Hun
ter. I. was almost too much for the will
power to judge impartially between Ma
hone and his opponents, who might have
blown him, ruffles, frills nnd all, into
bis native element with one stentorian
blast.
Pertinacious, bitter, but personally
lovable and courteous after the manner
of days when the pistol was loaded at
tbe muzzle, Mabone was as courageous as
if endowed with the Ihews of a giant.
He feared no man; he feared nothing,
physical or moral.
Passed away, he will endure in the
romance of politics, a picturesque, quaint
and baffling figure.—Chicago Times-Her
ald.
THAT TWENTY-FIVE CENT FEE
The Attorney General Saya That It "lust Be
Collected In All Cases
Several days ago County Clerk Newlin
wrote to Attorney General Fitzgerald for
his opinion as to the collection of the
25-cent fee for making affidavits, and
also in regaid to tbe pension fee. Yes
terday he received the following from Mr.
Fitzgerald, wbich effectually settles the
matter:
"I am of the opinion tbat tbe county
clerk must charge and collect fees from
all persons making affidavits before him.
except in criminal cases, and that tbe act
of 1895. commonly known as the fee bill
repeals the act ot 1887 (statutes 1887, 81)
authorizing the county clerk to certify
affidavits for United States pension claim
ants without demanding or leceiving fees
for compensation."
A. A, Eokatromof 324 & Spring st.. Is where
yon want to go looking for good wall paper at
the rUht price.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
a—| r-u Meed r , m^,lt
LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 9, 189».
FOR THE ORPHANS
The Herald's Five-Dollar Subscrip
tion List
The fair in behalf of the children
of the Ijos Angeles Orphan Asylum,
Boyle Heights, opens on Monday,
October 14, at the Turnvercln hall.
Main street. Assist the orphans by
sending your check—regardless of
what you mny otherwise give—to
swell the Herald flve-tlollar sub
scription list. Please make jour
I checks payable to "Los Angeles Or
phan Asylum, and send to John F.
Frmcis, care of the Herald, Bi-ntf
bury block.
Following is the list to date:
The Herald SB OO
F. K. Ha c 8 OO
T. B. Gibbon 8 OO
J, F. Francis S OO
Mrs. J. F. Francis B OO
Miss G. M. Domtngiicz 5 OO
Kt. Rev. J. Adams, V. G 8 OO
l,os Angeles Furniture Co S OO
Mullen, Bluett & Co 5 OO
Polaski Bros B OO
The Ij. Polaski Co B OO
Max Meyberg B OO
Herman W. Hellman B OO
Ij. A. Savings Bunk B OO
Humphrey B. Kendrick 800
H. J. Fleishman B OO
Victor Ponet B OO
H. Newmark 5 OO
K. Conn & Co 8 OO
Jas. C. Kays S OO
T. li. Duquc 8 OO
C. A. Miller 8 OO
Boston Dry Goods Store 8 OO
Friend (H. IV ) 8 OO
Westminster Hotel Day
Those fortunate people who dine at the
Tumverein hall on October 15th, the sec
ond day of the orphan's fair, will not
alone aid tbe good cause, but will par
take of the many good things, including
the famous Westminster hotel salad, to
be donated tbat day by those clever and
generous business men. Messrs. Potter
and Johnson, proprietors of the hotel.
These gentlemen have volunteered to fur
nish a "smoKing hot" repast by their
celebrated chef, such as lias given the
Hotel Westminster world-wide fame.
NOT HIS HAT
BY W. A. R.
Just as tbe performance closed at the
Burbank last night, the gentleman in
front of me discovered that he had been
sitting upon a hat all evening.
"Now, now, that is really too bad, too
bad! I'm airaid, I've spoiled your h at!"
he exclaimed nervously, as he handed
the dilapidated looking Christie to his
neighbor amid a roar of laughter from
those who saw it. "I beg a thousand
pardons, sir, but I never not—"
"No, no; you never noticed," shouted
number two. "I never saw the like.
That was a good new bat, sir, only a few
days ago. It's a strange thing some
people can't open tbeir eyes. You just
seem to come to tbe theater with the
avowed intention of sitting on some
body's hat. You'll jit on your own hat
some day yet, sir, and then you'll know
how it goes. I'll—I'll—"
"Very sorry, sir, but it hadn't ought
to heen there, you know," replied num
ber one in a somewhat injured tone.
There's a place for —"
"(lee! this is your own hat,boas," ssid
number two. it's not mine, anyway
Here's mine all right," and the crowd
was convulsed with laughter as be banded
the bat back to number one.
"I—l thought," stammered number
one.
"Yes, you thought ihere was a place
for hats somewhere else besides on the
chair, didn't you?" laughed number two.
"But this is really not my hat," said
number one,excitedly,as he grojei about
under his chair, nnd in a moment we
were actually surprised to see him bring
out his hat from its place of refuge.nmid
another roar of laughter from the crowd,
while the wreck still remained without
an owner.
All at once a horrid thought dawned
upon me. I immediately stopped laugh
ing. I began to look for my bat. I
looked all around. A cold chill crept
over me. It was my hat he bad sat
upon
SAW THE DEVIL
An Insane riaa on Ternu ot Intimacy With
Hla Satanic riajesty
Yesterday afternoon a man who gave
his name as H. Delecamillerie, and said
tbat be lived at No. 248 Walnut street,
callea at the district attorney's otiice to
see what lie could do about having his
wife locked up, as bo said she was pos
sessed of tbe devil. The fellow talked in
a rambling sort of way about how be was
imposed upon by his wife, who he said
was in league witb the devil, and in
stigated his children to do tba same. Ho
frankly confessed tbat he had frequently
seen the devil hircelf, but as he was a
gooil man his Satanic majesty did not
bother him. Miss Ursula Donnel, tbe
stenographer in the ottice, to whom the
man maae his complaint, saw that he
was insane and notified Under Sheriff
Clements, who locked him up in tbe
county jail.
ALL AROUND THE WORLD
Daniel Webster cigars are always in
demand because they ate choice goods.
When you smoke a 10-cent cigar suppose
you try a Daniel Webster.
Many people have heard of tbe Marie
Antoinette cigar. There's no better sold.
When you can buy Marie Antoinette
cigars for 10 cents, why will yon smoke
others.'
Marie Antoinette was famous in history.
The 10-cent cigar named for her is just
as famous now.
There are many cheap cigars in the
worid, hut there is only one best one that
carries the world's record for the biggest
sales, and the name is tbe Grand Re
public cigar. Costs a nickel and pleases
tbe smoker every time.
If you should place all tbe Grand Re
public cigars that have been sold end to
end, they would reach six times from
New York to London, six times from
Los Angeles to Washington, and four
tiroes from San Francisco to Hongaong
—20,000 miles of tbem.
It would take a railroad train running
fifty miles an hour sixteen days and six
teen hours to psss a line of all the Orand
Republic cigars end to end tbat have been
sold. There's a reason why so many of
tbem are smoced. It is not the price
alone, but It is the superior quality of
the cigar itself.
The Grand Repulbiu cigar satisfies
smokers, leads ibe trade and makes
friends wherever it goes; that's some of
the reasons why over 300,000,000 of them
have been sold, and it is the reason why
tbeir sale is steadily growing.
It's just like finding money to buy
Grand Republic cigars for 5 cents; save tbe
bands, take tbem to Adelsdorfer &
Brandenstein, 232 North Los Angeles
street, and get one ot tbe money prizes
amounting to $70.
Well-bred men smoke Grand Republic
cigar, and nobody knows tbe difference
because they are well made from long
Havana filler and Sumatra wr: pier and
give a pleasant odor.
You can bed out all about tie prizes
for tbe biggest number of bant a presented
from Grand Republio cigars by calling on
any cigar dealer or A. Schwamm, 232
North Los Angeles street.
Tbe Daniel Webster cigar is a good
straight amoke, and costs but W cents.
THE POLITE WORLD
Herr and Madame Bubo threw open
their beautiful home at 2101 West Seventh
street last night to welcome their many
friends under their hospitable roof. The
rooms were artistically decorated with
bright flowers, an! ropes of smilax were
prettily festooned over doors and win
dows. Tbo hall was in yellow, and in
the tret work of the arch yellow crysan
tbemums were interwoven. On the second
floor two largo rooms wero set aside ior
servi.ig refreshments. Dainty little
tables laden with flowers were placed
about the rooms, and the guests were
charmingly cared for by Mmes. Collet,
Kssher. the Misses Long, Pierce and
Howell The guests were guided to the
pretty new homo by the brightly lighted
porches, which were decorated with Jap
anese lanterns. The evening was devoted
to music, and the following programme,
full ot merit and delightfully rendered,
was enjoyed by the guests:
Recit a Aria, O Pitri, Despri Sicilian),
Verdi —Josef Kubo.
Mv Prayer, Mcderati—Mrs. Johanna
Bubo.
Winds 111 tbi Trees, Thomas—Mrs.
Fisher.
Venl Creator, Carzin—Mr. Halfliill.
Kellogg Waltz Song, Arditi—Mrs. Col
lett.
ln the Spring Time, Becker—Mrs. Lone.
Waltz Song, flassford — Miss K.lith
Barns.
Good By, Sweet Day, Vannah — Miss
Scanlon.
It Was Not So to Be, Messier-Mr.
Jungwortb.
Duo, Still as the Night, fiotzc—Mr.
a,id Mrs. Kubo.
Forbidden Music, Gatsalden—Hovel.
Creole Love Song. Dudley Buck—Mr.
Clark.
In Spring. Boiin—Miss l ynch.
Scenes from the opera The Merry Wives
of Windier, Nicolai—Mrs. Collet, Mrs.
Kubo and Mr. Kubo.
Those invited were Dr. and Mrs. Bnell,
Dr. a.id Mrs. Tolhurst, Mr. and Mr?.
Petch, Mr. and Mrs. Strong. Mr. and
Mrs. Foster, Sir. and Mrs. Schauble. Mr.
and Mrs. Olshausen. Mr. and Mrs. Pierte,
Mr. and Mrs. Maltbey, Mr. nnd Mis.
Scuddtr, Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe, Mr. ana
Mrs. Long, Mr. and Mrs. Eaton, Mr. and
Mrs. Lambourn, Mr. and Mrs. Nowbauer,
Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell. Mr. and Mrs.
Ronimell, Mr. and Mrs. Stocker, Mr. and
Mrs. Cohrts, Mr. and Mrs. Fink, Mr. and
Mrs. Hatch, Mr. and Mrs. Scanlon, Mr.
and Mrs. jnngworth, Mr. and Mrs.
Brand, Mr. a"d Mrs. McClure, Mr. and
Mrs. Halfhill, Mr. and Mrs. Collette,
Professor and Mrs. Wilde, Mmes. Fisber,
Adams, Wankowsky, Morris, the Misses
Scar.lon, Alexander. Brand, Thorpe,
Hildebrand, Knog, Nash, Pierce, Strong,
Roder, Eaton, Symons, Dove], Barns,
Vivien, Rommel, Garben, Jacobs, Mer
vin. Orton, Tanner. Lynch, Wise, Don
nell, Macnold, Jungwor'th; Major Don
nell, Halfhill, Jnngworth, Clark, Frsih
ling, Olsenbaueen, Wankowsky, Tochum,
Bassett.
Entertainment at St. Paul's
Tbe woman's guild of St. Paul's
church gave one of their roost successful
and delightful entertainments last nictt
in the parish hall of tne church. Tbe
hall was tastefully decorated for the oc
casion wilh peppers, asparagus, ferns,
and a profusion of flowers. Mrs. Lvtler
bad kindly loaned her Indian exhibits
and those were displayed on the stage in
artistic confusion, and when the gentle
little lady stood admist her treasures and
told some interesting things of India,
the picture presented was a very pleasing
one. The subject cbosen was the super
stitions of the natives of India. Mrs.
Lytior's remarks are all full of interest
and her audience never waver in their
interest. There were several delightful
vocal and instrumental selections during
the evening. Mr. Marion Wlgmore sang
As These. A quartette consisting of Mrs.
iiempton and Mrs. Modini-Wood, Mr.
Wood and Dr. Sernler, gave much pleas
ure. A cornet solo by Mr. Middlesman
and the orchestra composed of Mrs, John
Grey, Madeline and Lewis Angeilotti and
Mrs. Hebermann and a recitation by Miss
Willis of Chicago completed a programme
that was of more than usual merit. Too
much praise can not he betsowed on Miss
Willis in her very finished and artistic
manner of reciting. She has a sweet,
sympathetic voice and a most refreshing
and unaffected way of capturing her list
ener, and tbis combined with a charming
personality gave much pleasure to those
wbo have the gooi fortune to hear lier.
At the conclusion of the programme re
■ fresliments were served.
Mits Provost presided over the coffee
urn. assisted by the Mis«es Bugbee,
Drummonn, Overton, Yarnell and Bower.
Mrs. W. H. Perry dispensed ice cream
with charming hospitality, assisted by
the Misses Nettie Druromond. Bugbee,
Groff, Ryan, Chamberlain, Elierhendt
and Burgoyne. Mrs. Burdett Chandler
took charge of the shining silver pieces
tbat were exchanged for tbe dainty re
freshments. Mrs. John Gray, Mrs. J. G.
Chandler, Mrs. Richard Mercer and Mrs.
Bannister formed the reception commit
tee. Tbe affair was a success in every
detail and thoroughly enjoyab'e.
Unity Legion
The Unity legion of the Unitarian
church met last night in the church par
lors on Third and Hill streets. The even
ing was informal and tbe hours mere
passed pleasantly by in conversation
over cups of delicious hot chocolate. The
meetings are for the purpose of church
members becoming better acquainted
and of bringing together the young peo
ple of the church.
Hire and There
Mrs. Anna M. Spencer returned homo
yesterday morning after a very delight
ful visit abroad.
Mrs. Ozro W. Childs will leave today
lor San Francisco, to be gone several
months.
Mrs. J. H. Woollacott, who has been ill
for several months, is now convalescent
and able to receive her friends nt her
borne. All who in tho past enjoyed the
charming hospitality of Mr. and Mrs.
Woollacott will be pleased to learn tbat
their lovely home at Hope and Tenth
streets is again thrown open.
DISCUSSED SCIENCE
An Interesting rTeeting of the Science Asso
ciation Last Evening
A meeting of tbe Southern California
Science association was held last evening
at tbe chamber of commerce. There
was a full attendance of members present
and a very interesting and profitable
discussion of scientific subjects was in
dulged in. The association is growing
and its monthly assemblages are looked
forward to by the membership with
pleasure.
A Future Sherlock Holmes
Detective Fiank Steele is thinking of
retiring from the service, as an able suc
cessor arrived at his borne yesterday.
Mr. Steele's locks are white,but the years
hang as lightly on bis shoulders as those
of many a man half his age. Mother and
son are doing well, while tbe proud de
tective is doing the honors with his
friends.
Happy Louie Siewekle
Jailer Louis Siewekie was all smiles a
yard wide yesterday. He is tbe father of
a baby girl wbo arrived at bis home
early yesterday morning. The little one
already gives evidenoe of being favored
with the beauty of its mother and the
health and goood temper of the father.
Meanwhile Mr. Siewesie has smiles and
congratulations with tha many who know
and like him.
AN OPEN CUT AND A BIG ONE
The Western Roods In the Hewing and
Slashing; Business
CHICAGO, Oct. 8.--All the western
roads put a big open cut in west-bound
freight rates in effect today. The out
applies to al I Colorado common points.
The rates to these points now are: Fifth
class and classes A, B, 0, and D., 50
cents; class E, 40 cents. The old tariff
rates were: Fifth class, 02 cents; class A,
$1.07; class B, 82 cents; class C, 07 cents;
class D, 58)4 cents: class E, 40 cents.
Since February last the lirst class pas
senger rate from St. Paul to Montana
common points has been $85, and second
class 130, From the Missouri river to
tho same points the respective rates were
abovo these figures.
H Now the Union Pacnic has given notice
that it will equalize the rates and mnke
those from the Missouri river the same
as those from St, Paul, The Burlington
nnd Missouri nt once gave notice that it
j would make the same rate and put the
I reduction into effect October 10th. A
[ meeting of all interested lines will be held
I hers tomorrow to consider the matter.
It is thought the reduction m Montana
rates from tba Missouri may bring about
a reduction In Utah rates.
OBNOXIOUS TONNAUI: DUES
fdexica Seeking to Build Up shlpplnz Busi
ness With the United Stales
WASHINGTON. Oct. B.—A movement
is on foot in Mexico to have the United
States abolish Ihe tonnage dues charged
Mexican vessels. At present the exten
sive fruit trade between New Orleans.
Mobile and Mexican ports is curried on
entirely in American v?ssels. there not
being a single Mexican vessel, steam or
sail, in the business. It Is claimed that
this is because the United States imposes
a tlx of $1 per ton and 10 per cent ad
valorem on the Mexican vessels. Secre
tary Limona of tho Mexican cabinet has
been asked to have the tax removed as a
means ot building up the shipping be
tween Mexico and American ports.
A CRUEL HUSBAND
He Takes a Nursing Babe From Its nother's
Breast
A young woman scarcely more than a
girl called at tho police station last night
and asked for assistance to recover her
two-months-old baby, which had been
stolen by her husband in the nfternoon.
Her namo is Mrs. Simpson Wicks. For
tome time past she and her husband have
lived wilh friends at l2"i West Second
street. Recent y, she claims, he deserted
ber and went to the mountains with
some other men and women and last
Friday she took their baby and went to
live wilh her sister on East Pico street,
near Maple avpnue.
Yesterday a t moon her busband went
there and forced her to give him the child
out of her arms. He took it away with
him. She went to tbe southwest part of
the city, thinking that he might have
gone there,but without success. She then
called on the police and asked for an
olfieer to accompany her to Second street.
Officer Rico wont with ber. Wicks was
ad/ised to give the child to the woman,
as it needed nourishment, but he refnsed
antl told her that she could not see it un
less sbe would stay in the house for the
balance of the night. Tbe woman waa
afraid to stay and came awny. She will
take steps this looming to get possession
of her child.
BADLY INJURED WITH A BILLY
A Tricked Husband Meets With a Very
Warm Reception
A man named Jacob Cookscn applied
at the receiving hospital yesterday for
medical treatment. He bad three bad
cuts on his head, which he stated had
been inflicted with a billy. Cookson said
that he and bis wife lived in a lodging
house on Enst First street. On Monday
night she failed to return. By inquiring
he learned that sbe was with a man in a
room in a house on East Second street.
He went there about 8 o'clock yesterday
morring and knocked at the door for
admittance. At last the man came out
and, witb tho aid of a billy, proceeded to
put, a lir.nl on the husband, after which
the man retired to the room once more,
while the husband made a bee line for
the receiving hospital.
Cookson refused to swear to any com
plaint nnd declared he would settle the
trouble in a manner somewhat similar to
that inaugurated by Ins wife's paramour.
THE MINERS' CONVENTION
Southern California Will Have No Represen
tation There
Mr. G. W. Edelsten, editor of the Bui
linn, a journal devoted to mining inter
ests, is very indignant at the inaction of
the chamber of commerce on his proposal
to have that body appoint a delegate at
large to the state mining convention, to
be held in Sun Francisco on the 14th.
Mr. Edelston's idea was to have the
chamber of commerce name the delegate,
and then to secure for this delegute cre
dentials as representing all of the South
ern California counties where mining
exists.
"The chamber has postponed action
until now it is too late for Southern Cali
fornia to have any representation at tbe
convention," said Mr. Edelston last
night, "and we have here some of the
best mines in the state, and at Ogilby
have the biggest stamp mill on tbe coast
Thd industry is an immense and grow
ing one, but I have not ocen able despite
constant effort to get the committee on
mining, to whom the matter was re
ferred, to act. It appears to me that a
great injustice has been done the mining
interest by this oversight."
Struck by a Train
W. C. Weaver, whilo attempting lo drive
across the Santa Fe track at Lincoln park
yesterday afternoon, was struck by v
train coming to this city and badly
bruised. His injuries wore principally
aobut the head. He was brought to the
city by the train arid taken to the Sistera'
hospital, wbera )>» was attended t>y Dr.
Wing. Weaver conducts the Point of
Bucks spirngs.
Ed Lang's Wife Is Hera
It is stated that the wife of Ivl Lang,
the fence of the gang of btlfglsnl who re
cently pleaded guilty in the police court,
has come to tho city for the purpose of
assisting in his defense. Iletoctlve Good
man said last night tlmt bo dpi not know
of her whereabouts.
Another Strike Inaugurated
There is a strike on at the New York
Kitchen. One week ago tho proprietor
put a non-union cook nt work. Notice
was served on him to discharge the ob
noxious individual within seven fays,
which was not done. The time waa up
last night and at 8 o'clock tbe entire
crew walked out.
"To make tho wooden butler dishes seen
n groceries the heavy timber is cut into
blocks ten or twelve inches in length and
boiled in huge vats until thoroughly
softened. The hot blocks are placed in
machines which scoon out tho butter
dishes at tbe rate of 200 a minute.
§Pl Qail
Milk
"T»o »m la the Cawwl"
BOSTON GOODS
STORE
TELEPHONE 904
239 South Broadway
Opposite City Hall
Do You Know ir\
The Gloves We Se/I #
Our Glove business didn't come from selling common,
everyday gloves at everyday prices. Buy any pair of
gloves here, and if they are not faultless in finish,
perfect to look at and put on, we will buy them back.
We have gloves of time-tried and wear-tested brands,
whose makers stand at the head and front for reliabil
ity and good quality.
Trefousse Glace (our best)
All shades in 4 buttons, at - $2.00
Four-button Dorothy
The best made at the price .... $1.50
Four-hook Glace
Excellent value at $1.50
Our Dogskin Glove (fine enough to pass for kid.)
No better wearing glove, at • - $1.00
A Real Kid, which will give entire satisfaction
(unless you get them too small) for $1.00
Extra lengths up to 24 buttons, in party shades
Endless variety at right prices ....
BOSTON GOODS STORE
On the Broadway •
IT f~\ TVT (~\ Late of 209 North Main street, begs to announce
. Lj \J 1 N W that he. has removed to
In the Nolan & Smith Building,
202 South Broadway, I
Where he has just received direct from manufacturers a most elegant line of
Woolens T.
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