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i llfr™lll * * 8 M AND THERE IS NO REASON WHY .pjk y-VFTEEN THOUSAND SOUVENIRjS 8| p§ J_X i<: should not luve been - No such H were inadequate to supply our wal- - gig clothing house on the coast. Every- |£| come guests and patrons. Every ', , thing "Spanking Brand New," stock, fixtures " f one seemed delighted with our new store, ' 'i, $& ' and straight-forward methods of doing busi- our new stock and the new firm—and we ! ggj |§§ ness, coupled with the lowest prices ever -<^^^^lli&^if^^'^^^^fe^- m ost heartily thank the Public for their most jag* S§§ named by any house in the state for same w W Liberal Patronage which they bestowed upon ||s[ p§ good quality goods. Where else can you f§ i B f l^^B^^^^!@^^!^Jl^'^ , " us yesterday, and hope in the future to merit sSI find such well lighted and elegantly appointed § fig' jj| || gj @ fill 0* iSI S M Kllll HBM a continuance of the same. We have no |§§ j|gg salesrooms? and such a gorgeous stock of all jfe Bllg H Q It »S1 »1 S «il fl I ill Sllllltllf comments to make about our would-be g|[ P| new and reliable and popular-priced goods g|| H1 |j g MBSP 'P 'id >3 Bl 1 111 Ell ill competitors, only that they'll have a hard jf£| from wlfich to make wise and economical |§£ to keep up with us. jp| 0/2 the Pacific Coast Occupying an " Goods Sold Only for Cash ||||| llf j J Entire Block ""-i -r_-_ \ No Exceptions to Any One j|§f ! "¥¥¥¥s¥# ¥¥¥¥¥¥¥1 ~ " T¥¥#¥¥i¥ Ifi x f # i> ! I SB tf3S <§> <§> <&> X gSg ||§ | Saturday Night We Keep ♦ |4!3B|i <S> LOS *> g|| jiS* Open House Till 10 O'Clock rdf-lii -» ' T~fcrfc lls 1 • yiriT lflfuF IB mil I?\ ChM - ' 1 P I oxiock | <m®& I Furnishers | g g ♦♦♦♦♦♦$ 154=200 North Spring Street ' ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ If PASADENA COUNCIL MEETS STREET IMPROVEMENTS ORDERED AND REPORTS PRESENTED The Death Rate Low Anions, Residents of the City—An Artist's Reception Previous to Ilis Departure for London—Social Notes and Brevities Pa«adena, March 16.—The city council met in regular session at 2 p. 111.. Presi dent Cox, Trustees Weed, Washburn and Hamilton being present. The matter of the protest of property owners against tho paving of North Maren go avenue came up and the hearing was postponed for another week. Dr. Charming addressed the board in ref erence to the work proposed on North Or ange drove avenue, saying that there were many on that street who were not able to stand tne expense of improving the street at present. W. S. Wright spoke in favor of the improvement as lar as it related to the northern portion of the uvenue, though In regard to the other part he was willing that they should delay the improvement of their portion if they so desired. As the resolution had not yet been introduced, the time for protest had not yet arrived. Action in reference to the Lake avenue improvement was deferred for one week. A petition for grading, guttering and curbing with cement, Moline avenue from the Southern California railway to Villa street was presented and the usual resolu tion ordered. A resolution to extend Garlield avenue from Illinois to Park street was adopted. An ordinance calling the city election was introduced, naming the .voting places a'ul the judges and clerks of tho election* A resolution was passed adopting speci fications for the guttering o ,: the alloy in the rear of the Carlton hotel, which is to be paved with asphalt, and the resolution or dering the work adopted. The same ac tion was taken iv regard to a disintegrated granite sidewalk for Grace avenue, to be 7Ji feet wide: also, ordering the work of grading, guttering and sidewalking; also, ordering the work 011 Arcadia street. The report of property in the different departments of the city government foots up as follows: Public libraiy tf'J.5,500 00 Hewer farm 70,21)0' 00 Kirsst department 1,110 50 Engineers and surveyor's depart ment 307 00 Marshal nnd tax collector's; dp- ment 1.207 30 Clerk aud assessors department.. 1.324 .">(• Hire department U'J.OHi no Hecorusr's department 73 00 fetal »129,43U 25 The health officer. Dr. F. F. Rowland, submitted Ida report for the year ending •February 20ih, which was in part as fol lows : There havo been 182 deaths. Of these B 1 were persons who had resided in the city less than one year; (> from specific in fiotious diseases; 22 from diseases of the digestive system; 811 from diseases of the iei-piratory organs (64 of these were from pulmonary consumption); 18 from dis eases of the nervous system; 15 from dis eases of the circulatory system; 8 from diseases of the genito-urinary organs; 1 from suicide; 20 from miscellaneous dis eases. Of the 182 deaths 111 were under the age one year. Only 3of these died of cholera infantum, showing a remarkable freedom from that dread disease which swells the mortuary reports in eastern cities; 13 deaths were between 1 end 10 years, 7 be tween 10 and 20 years.'il between 20 and 4 5 years, 20 between -15 and 05 and -11 from HI and over. The resolution of intention to grade, gutter, curb and sidewalk Union street from Fair Oaks to Marengo was adopted. Bids were opened for the street work on Moline avenue, and the contract was (.warded to J. C, Kinsman at 22 cents for grading, 1 IJ* cents for curbing and 12 W cents for guttering. Properly owners asked that. Moline av enue from Villa street to the right of way or the Southern California railway be grad ed, guttered and curbed. Granted. Or. Q, Roscoe Thomas addressed tho board in reference to the sidewalk on South fair Oaks, asking that the walks be re paired. The city attorney stated that the superintendent of streets had the authority to oruer the property owners to repair their walks and it would bo done. The city engineer submitted a renort of t.ie work of tho past two years'on the streets of the city, showing the following work done under public and private con tracts : Sewers, 4 1-10 miles $ 14,938 00 street (Saving, 187,268 square feet 40 7HO 80 Cement sidewalk, 6 2-10 miles . 17.874 10 burning, 25 miles uit ai i «, ( duller, 21! .Mo miles ... . 15771 47 Grading, ii 3-10 miles 17.5U2 Incidentals, 5,130 75 Total c<»t $U7,OBTTo A STUDIO RECEPTION Invitations were issued to a delightful ro coption given by Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Borg lum at tho studio in Sierru Madre Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Robinson of Alhambra and Aire. BelleM. Jewettof LamanduPark assisted Mrs. Borglum with the receiving of the guests, and Miss Alma Jones of Sierra Madre and Miss Annie Bradford of Los Angeles assisted with the serving of the refreshments, they presiding over the chocolate and tea tables. The guests were much interested in tho many works of art ol the host, among which was the statue of tne famous racehorse Ormonde, which, with about sixty other pieces, Mr. Borglum will take with him to London, leaving here within a fortnight. Among the guests were: Mrs. Jeanne C. Carr, Mrs. E. I!. Fair, the Misses Key of Pasadena, Mrs. Wadmuß, whose husband is commander of the warship Monterey; Mr. and Mrs. Rob inson, Alhambra; Sneneer If. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Sanborn. Mrs. Warner. Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert, San Gabriel; Mrs. C. M. Sev erance, Mrs. 0. J. Muchniore, Mrs. 11.(1. Otis, Mr. and Mrs. John Merrill, Mr. Booth, Mrs. J. W.King, Mrs. Fremont, Mr. an 1 Mrs. J. F. (Jrank, I)r. and Mrs Sansotue. Los Angeles: Mr. aud Mrs..l. 0. Newton, South Pasadena: Mr. and Mrs. E. li. P, Abbott, Mrs. and Miss Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Wesi, Mr. Osmund, Sierra Madre, and many others. BREVITIES Rev. Dr. Fay delivered a stirring lecture oil temperance last night at the tabernacle, which was largely attended. 1). E, Norris, a prominent lawyer of lowa, who has been hero for some time, leaves tomorrow for his home- Mr. Morris will return to Pasadena antl practice his profession here. Mrs. J. J, Fierce, jr., wife of J, J. Fierce, manager of tho Sherman house, Chicago, and family are guests at the Hotel Green. Michael Cudahy and John P. Cudahy, of the well known linn of the Cudahy Pack ing company of Chicago, are registered at the Hotel Green. Thomas Hill, the great Yossmite artist, visited b'cho mountain yesterday. He is at the Hotel Green. Dr. Slaughter leaves tomorrow for lowa, where he will remain for a short time and then continue his trip lo Kentucky. Rev. H. 0. Slants exchanged pulpits yes terday with Key. E. P. Abbott, Sierra Madre. Miss Knight of Los Angeles is a guest of Miss Katherine Gardner. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Wadsworth of West Newton, Mass., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Wadsworth. The funeral of Mrs. Ruth Sanderson oc curred Sunday afternoon from the parlors of G. M. Attains. Dr. Yokum of Los An geles officiating. Mrs. Sanderson died at Garvanza Saturday. The body was em balmed and will he taken to Battle Creek, Mich., for interment. Stanley King, a section man on the elec tric road, was trying to'alight from a fast car yesterday, and fearing that the speed was too great, hung on by his hands long enough to dislocate his shoulder. He was attendeil by Dr. I lowland. The Connecticut association met Satur day afternoon in Odd Fellows hall. B. w. Law of Cuba spoke upon the present war. liOS ANGELES HERAU): TUESDAY MORNING. MARCH 17, 18»6. President J. D. Gaylord read a patriotic paper, and Rev. Gowau told of his life In Connecticut. Tho next meeting will occur Saturday, tho 28th, at tho same place. A fine program has been prepared for the concert to be given by the Sunday school orchestra of the Methcdlst churuh, in the tabernacle, next 'Thursday evening. Vocal solos will bo given by Mrs. Clapp, instrumental solos by Mr. Clark and Los Angeles performers, and other pieces by the orchestra, which has been under tho training of Mr. E. H. Clark for some months. Tho cornet will ligure largely in the program. A tent social was given by the Indies of the W. B. C. in G. A. K. hall .Saturday. There was a large attendance, and the war time songs of the old soldiers were greatly appreciated. A literary and musical pro gram was rendered and refreshments served. The Spaulding was beautifully deco rated and tho halls and parlors cleared for a dance Saturday evening. The guests of the house enjoyed music by a Los Angeles orchestra, and delicious refreshments wero served, followed by the dance, which was participated in by some forty couples. The home of Mr. and Mrs. I). J, Mc- Pherson, of North Los Kobles avenue, was the scone, Friday evening, of a gathering of old-time friends of the MoPhersons nnd Mrs. Maxficld. Among the guests wero Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Coast, lowa City, Iowa; Mr. (). C. Ccast, New York city; Mrs. H. Orton, Bay City, Mich.; Mrs. K. M. Dougherty. Waterloo, lowa. The Woman's Home and Foreign M's siounry society of Los Angeles Presbytery will be held in Pasadena March 17th. IStii and 10th. The opening meeting will be held tomorrow evening in the Presbyterian church. The young people of tho Baptist church give a social nt the homo of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Chubb, North Fair Oaks, next Thurs day evening. Officer Beebe collared a drunk yesterday who had fallen asleep on the sidewalk. He was given a more comfortable bunk in the city jail. Miss Ana E. lluebner, sislcr of F. L. Hiiebner, chorister of the First M. E. church of this city, died yesterday at Mon rovia in the 25th year of her age. Louis Groash and Ernest Kane, arrested tor drunkenness, were fined $5 each by Recorder Rossiter this morning, which they paid. POMONA Pomona, Marcli Hi.—Colonel Fenton M, Slaughter, a IPer, now of Rmcon, was In Pomona Saturday, Tomorrow evening "Bob" Burdette will toil the people of Pomona at tho .Metho dist Episcopal church all about Hood Med icine. George A. Kreagernml Miss Elosa Bing ham were married at I.os Angeles Satur day and came over to Pomona today. The bride is ono of a pair of twin daughters of H. T. Bingham, a Pomona pioneer. Miss Lulu Goodrich, who has been resid ing in Nebraska for tho past three years, has returned io her Pomona home. A large number of horses were auctioned off here Saturday, bringing very low prices. CORONADO Coronado, Mutch 16.—A dainty daisy party was given Wednesday by Mia. Ad miral Beardslee on board the Philadelphia, at which a number of little girls were beau tifully entertained. The little guests had a royal time, and now talk "ship" quite learnedly. A tallyho party and picnic was given 011 Thursday by Dr. and Mrs. John S. l,eo of Norristown, Pa.,in compliment to Admiral and Mrs. Beardslee and officers of iho navy. The day was spent among the or anges and olives at Olivewood, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren C. Kimball at Na tional City. In compliment to Mrs. Charles Nordholf of Coronado Mrs. Admiral Beardslee ou Friday gave a breakfast of twelve covers on board the flagship Philadelphia. The decorations were jonquils and freesias tied with jonquil ribbons. The following wero guests: Mesdsmes Lester A. Beards lee, t has. NordholT, Ueo. F. Wmslow, Jesse C rant, Samuel M. Horton, Wm. A. Edwards, Ceo. M. Stoney, Y. 11. Holmes, T. J. Drake. Henry T. Underwood, John S. Lees, Miss .Nordhoff. Tho flagship band rendered a choice musical program of sevon nunibora. On Saturday evening in the Hotel del Coronado dining room Mrs. Stoney of the Philadelphia tendered a very pretty din ner, tho following being present: Admiral and Mrs. Beardslee, Lieutenant and Mrs. Stoney, Mr. and Mrs. Nordhoff, Br. and Mrs. Lees, Mis. Knox, wife of Captain Knox of the Thetis, Mrs. George, wife of Lieutenant George of tho Monterey, Dr. Hawkes and Mr. Shoemaker, SANTA BARBARA A Lemon Exchange to 13c Organized—Polit ical Notes A meeting of the lemon growers of Santa Barbara will bo held nt the city hall, Wednesday afternoon at 2 oclock, for the purpose of organising a lemon exchange. Nearly one hundred orohardists in this county aro engaged in lemon culture, and all have been invited to attend tho meeting. T. H. B. Chamblln of Lo-i Angeles, who has had a wide experience iv establishing and maintaining fruit exchanges, will be pres ent to address tho gathering. At the closo of the open-air concert on Saturday evening, Colonel J. I). Fernandez, one of the candidates for mayor, addressed a laryo aud enthusiastic mass mooting live minutes, during which ho dwelt at length upon his past record, referred to his repre sentation of Santa Barbara at tho world's fair, and called attention to the city's pressing needs. Wilh the i emrrk that he was not afraid to define his position, tho colonel announced iho appointments ho would make in case he was elected. In dosing ho stated that on next Satur day evening lie would address the public on tho issues of tho city election ami on woman BUffrago. W. K. Halt fell from a tree yesterday afternoon at Ballard ami sustained seri ious Injuries. The unfortunate man has been v resident of the Santa Yuez valley lor a number of years, antl is also well known iv this city, having worked at the wharf for several months. Dr. T. K. Cun nal, who is in attendance, entertains no hnpo of Hall's recovery, and much Sym pathy is felt for his wife and live children. The board of supervisors of Sin Luis Obispo bus ordered that henceforth no persons shall be received and cared for at the comity hospital except bona fide resi dents Jl the county. SAN PEDRO San Pedro, March 10,—The benefit en tertainment for the newsboys' home given at Wilmington Baturday evening was a success financially and otherwise. lianc ing was indulged in. This morning a bright £20 pirco was forwarded to Los Angeles. While getting into a bout from the sloop Minnehaha yesterday tho boat capsized, precipitating Captain Wright into the water. The staling rt hooner Penelope, Captain P. L. Larson, has arrived at San Francisco. All hands ate well. Tomorrow night there will be a min strel show ai Herald's hall given by local talent. M. Levy, who has been at San Francisco for two week?, returned borne yesterday. Street grading continues to go on tin! Thirteenth street is now being graded. RIVEHSIDE Riverside, March Iti.-The coursing match of Friday and Saturday ended with nine rabbits on Friday, and an even dozen rabbits and ono wildcat on Saturday. Mr. Brown's l et, a Hiversklo dog, took the honors. A "square meol" will be given at a "square social," Monday evening. March .' lib, by the young ladles of the First M, K. church, tins city. The music class of Ihe Woman's club will meet at 2:40 p.m., tomorrow, with Mrs. L. U. Waite, corner of Mulberry and First streets. I The W. C. T. U. hold an important buai- ! I ness meeting at the United Brethren church at 2 :,'!0 p.m. tomorrow. There will be a debate at the meeting of the Young Men's League of ihe M. E. church Tuesday evening on the subject of election of Senators by popular vote. Messrs. Sutton andßeetl of the high school will take the affirmative and R, C. Best and Dr. lioblee the negative. K. B. Taylor of South Riverside is re ported to havo sold the Cerrito rancho of I.'IO acres at that place, mostly planted to lemons, for $76,000, or over $581 per acre. VENTURA Ventura, March 16.—Santa Paula is to have a fruit cannery built on the co-opera tive plan by the Santa Paula labor ex change. The building is to be of stone and thirty men from tho labor exchange are now engaged on the foundation. The plan, as outlined, is to have the building com pleted in time for this season's crop. Apri cots ond peaches will be the main product of the cannery, which it is estimated will employ about 150 bands, all to be se lected by the labor exchange. The vent ure is a new departure and the outcome is being watched by labor organizations all over this coast. THE WRESTLERS' CHANCE Those Desiring to Be Tied snd Boxed Up Have an Oppartunltv The Herald is In receipt of a letter from Maurice F. Loventhal, middleweight champion wrestler of the Pacific coast, which contains a challenge so airily and saucily worded, and yet so businesslike in itH stipulations, that it should merit imme diate attention on tho part of those skilled In this line of sport. The communication is us follows: Spouting Editor Herald: I have tried in every way to get some wrestler ill your city to meet me. but without success. So 1 have concluded to handicap myself a little. I will make the following proposi tion to nil middle weight, cateh-as-catch can wrestlerti of your city: I will bet them from $20 to $80 that I can defeat any of them in fifteen minutes or will tie them up and nail them in a box in tiiirty minutes. 1 will make this offer to hold good for ten days. An answer through THE HERALD or a letter addressed to 203 North Main street will reach me. Please publish the above and you will greatly oblige yours very respectfully. MORE RAIN IS PROMISED the Moisture "laker Anniunces His Readi ness to Commence Operatlona An occasional correspondent, whoso name, at his request, is not here given, writes as follows: Mr. Editor—Like to state to the peohlo of California (Southern expressly) 1 will give them more rain and it will take me about from 1 to 19 Days for it. Your Servant, This will be good news to thousands. F. S. need not wait for a formal invitation to commence active operations. Let mm go ahead and turn on the juice, and the sin cere thanks of an appreciative populace are ids. Opening a Sluice Gate Relieves a dam of a superabundance of water, Tho bowels itre a kind ot sluice sate of the sys tem and serve to carry off superfluities which would otherwise Hood ami damage it. Consti pation obstruct* this avenue of escape Hos teller's stomach Bitters opens it and relieves the system. This it doe* gently and gradually, hut completely, ami does not, like a violent purgative, gripe, convulse and drench the bowels, noil leave them weak and unlit lor ef ficient service afterwards. On thoeouirary.it invigorates antl regulates S( Hie same lime that It relUvea them, it also strengthens and Im parts activity to the stomach, liver ond kid ney:-, counteract! a tendency to rheumatism Slid Invigorates the neriOUS system. Kor the relief aud prevention of chills and fever, bil ious remittent, dumb ague and ague cake, It has no peer among modern remedies. Persons nonvatesoingor suffering from the debility or intirmities oi age litid it highly beuclicial. One pound writing paper 800,800 envelopes 000, Langstaater, 214 «. Broadway. LA FIESTA COMMITTEE A PARTIAL LIST OP THE SUBSCRIPTIONS IT HAS OBTAINED Twelve riaids ol Honor Accept the Proffered Distinction—Badges ol the Several Com tnltteemen to Be Ready Next Week—Re gsidlng the Program The following is a partial list of the sub scriptions obtained by the Fiesta commit tee since the last publication: Westminster hotel, $450: Hoilenbeck hotel, $150; Nadoati hotel, $250; J.os An geles Traction company, $'-!00; Farmers and Merchants'bank, $180: I.os Angeles Savings bank, Main Street and Agricultu ral Park railroad, J. .1. O'Brien A Co., Na tional bank of California, Temple street railroad. Los Angeles National bank, Mrs. Elizabeth Hoilenbeck, Pullman Palace Car company, $100 each: R. H, Stowell, Natirk House, $75 each; Mrs. John F. Francis, Miss 0. Dominguez, $60 each; Wilcox estate, estate of John Schumacher, California bank, Crane Co., Blake. Mcllit and Towne, Kingsley, Barnes A: Ketmcr Co., Postal Telegraph company, Jerry Illicit, Hoyal billiard parlors. Miss Susanna Bernard, Grider <& Dow, J. D. Hooker & Co., $50 each; 11. WLawrence & Co., 1.. Ebinger. Al. Levy, $40 each; Mrs. C. Wilson, N. B, Blackstone & Co. and St. Elmo Hotel, $98 each ; Mrs. Agnes G. Gardner and K. Cohn it Co.. $30 each; German-American Sav ings Bank, Main Sireet Savings Bank. Savings Bank of Southern California, Se curity Savings Bank, Union Savings Hank, Columbia Savings Bank, A. T. Currier, Morgan Oyster Company, Tuttle Mercan tile Company, Wilshire Brothers, National lea Company, Los Angeles Transfer Com pany, Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Company, Southern California Packing Co., Ice, Cold and Storage company. F.H.Mess more, Nadeau cafe, Title Insurance and Trust company, E. F. C. Klokko, New mark £ Edwards, Frank Rader, Meek Bak ing company, S. Nordlinger, John A. ln sley. Graves, (I'Melveny & Sbankland, Los Angeles Printing oompany .Tally ho Stables, Naureth cc Cats Co., standard Oil compa ny, Abbottsford Inn, L. A. Soap company. United States hotel, California Paint Com pany, Mrs. D. S. Corona de WeillS, Charles J. Ball, Clark & Bryan, Griffith Bros. Com pany, $'_'.-> each; T. D. Mott. Porphyry Paving Company, Machinery Supply Com pany, J. A. Fair-child, Southern California Music Company, Kings'oaker Bros. Co., J. M. Elliott, Julius Hauser, Hotel Lincoln, Western Lumber Company, Willamette Lumbar Company, SPtttou3 Bros.. Fred Barman, Los Angeles Lithographing Com pany, R. W. Prldham, Mrs. John Lang, 11. G. Dun & Co., Karl Fruit Co., $20 each ; Southern California Furniture company, Heavis Carriage company, G. W. Smith, Dr. Jos. Kurtz, California Truck company, F. H. Powell, B. W. Bartels & Co., John Burr, Los Angeles Press Brick company, Routzahnco Qllkey, East Side bank, 0. Si. Creedo, W. M. Garland, Parisian Cloak and Suit oompany, $15 each. An additional list of subscribers will be ready for publication in a few days. Twelve maids of honor, to constitute the queen's court, havd accepted the distinc tion of belonging to tbe royal family dur ing FTesta week, and tbeir names will be given to the public soon, lt will then be seen that the executive committee has suc cessfully discharged a most important task and the epieen will bo delighted to be surrounded by so handsome and graceful a court. The badges for the members of the dif ferent committees will be ready next week and will bo worn by them as soon undeliv ered. These badges can not bo procured by others than members of committees, and Montgomery Bros, have been furn ished with a list of the names of thoso who are entitled to them. The merchants will be advised in a few 3 days in an official manner that no publf - tion of a souvenir or program will contt advertisements, and that such public lions for which advertisements are so! ited. have not the official sanction of the executive committee. A meeting of the press committee will be held this afternoon at 4 oclock. RAILROAD NOTES The Redondo Railway company is taking legal nteps to have its name changed to the Los Angeles and Redondo Railroad oompany* L. T. t iarnsey, president of the Redondo Railroad company, is rapidly getting over his injuries received in being thrown from his buggy on Sunday. The party that arrived on the beautiful palace car Boston consists of the following: Mrs. La Bean, Walter La Bean, Mr. and Mrs. G. Morgan Browne. Mr. and Mrs. J. Mason Brooks, all of New York; Mr. and Mrs. George A. Ilenham, Miss Ella Donham, Miss Sawyer, Mr. and Mrs. Wal* lace Wilson, all of Boston; Mrs. Mallett of Rockland, Me., Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Phelps of Lynn, Mass. Mrs. La Bean is a daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, and is said to be worth $12,000,000. Mt. Den« ham is general manager of the American Palace Car company. Tne party will re main in Southern California for a week, prior to leaving for San Francisco. The Southern Pacific is making good progress on lills and bridge approaches Santa Barbara, county. Tho Santa Fo system, which nov ■ k mileage of 0481 miles—a considera creaso in its former trackage—sh< ;or the month of January the handson of (240,722 in gross earnings, nearly 11 per cent, and of $284,351 in net earnings, or almost 60 per cent. At this rate the disappointing results of last year will soon be obliterated. The alato of Texas receives the largest portion of its revenue from railways, their contributions last year amounting to $886,. 464, or about $100 per mile. It was dis- Iributed as follows: Texas and Pacific paid $203,100; Gulf, Colorado and Santa F», $',18,500: G. H.andS. A., $80,400; M..X. and T., $81,364. Tho lines of the South ern Pacillc system furnished $2117,000, or 30 per cent of the total. The annual report of the Pennsylvania is a wonderful document and shows the strength of the principal factor iv the new transcontinental line foreshadowed in Thus Herald recontly. The net earnings for all its lines in 1896 was $3 1,045,102. The company's property represents an invest ment of $278,000,000, including $120. --000,000 of capital stock and $87,058,000 of funded debt. In spite of low rates, the) provision for all iixed liability and the cash expenditure of $1,300,000 for betterments, it paid a dividend of 5 per cent and carried $2,169,458.68 to the credit of profit and loss account. Beauty's t<M WAR V f JH NEVER KNDKD. I From 4-radio lo gr .1 « feminine good To -.•» vXii'iC an< * >'orriplp.\ion arr / fPWL nvtw conflict: with thelruwi- tul iocs—sickness, over w/j tin i x ,v.vi* .r" work, trouble, age. Nexl to tho care of health, Ueauty's greatest pro tective weapon is LOLA MONTEZ CREME The great scientific skin Food that preserves beauty io old agtf, ci*>\ clops ii where It is de stroyed or Impaired, tills out wrinkles, removes snllowiicss siwl I'rccklps, giving the r«kin healthy . oil.-', soilness and transparency, rot lusting three months. 7-"ic. I'ruyglsts or Mrs. Nettle Harrison BEAUTY DOCTOR 40-43 deary Street San Francises Tho following druggist* curry n full line of tup preparations! H. M. SALE ■& -SON", 230 H. Spring si., U A. C. V, UKINZEMAN 233 K. Mam St., L. A.