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The Herald By THE HERALD Publishing Compear. —I . i — ' 1 WILLIAM S. CREIGHTON Kdltor-ln-Chlef TatK HERALD owns a tun Associated Prast atsatulilaa and publishes the complst* telegraphic Sam report received dally by a special leased wire. ■DITORIAL DEPARTMENT: 121 East Fourth street. Telephone Us. arTJSINESS OFFICE: Bradbury Building, 223 Wast Third street. Telephone 247. a ' = TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. By Mall, Payable In Advance Stofly and Sunday. 1 month fo-.M ■ally and Sunday, three months i-to Sally aad Sunday, six months 2.53 Daily and Sunday, one year 5-OJ TO CITY sI'BSCBIBCRB. Baßy,delivered. Sunday Included, per month son Bamday only, par month 3>c POSTAGE BATES ON THE HERALD. SB ana ta scents sipages scents ■ pages. > cents » pages i cents St paces 2 cents If pages - ceuts tt pages lcent TBS WFEKLY HERALD. ■Waive pages, one year Jt-00 address THE HERALD, Los Angelas, Cal. 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II tha paper cannot be secured at any ol tha above adneaa tha publishers will deem It a special tevar II patrons should report same ta tha taotaias attic*. Write tbe Tratb aa yon see It; aTiajbt the Wrong aa yon find it; Pub tUb all tbe Newa and Trust the Brent to the Judgment of the People nahnani , ■ ' THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1806 A MAMMOTH EDITION _ Oa tba aai al this ■•nth Th* Herald will las aa a apaclal La Flasta nanibar of 15,000 caplsa. It will ba tha atoat attractive news paper aver pnhllahed la Lea Angeles, both In •entente and appearance. Profuse Illustrations ad La Flasta and other Important and Interest ing teaturee will em be Mah many ol the twenty, alaee sears pages. Th* cover, which will ba th* production al th* beat efforts of tha artist, tba engraver aad th* printer, aad will shew the thrae La Fiesta colore, red, green and yellow, la a meat pleasing aad artistic manner, will ba printed aa th* bast quality el heavy white, super-calendered book paper. Every copy will ba a souvsnlr which would ba greatly appreciated hy eastern people. Parties who wish to plaaaa, and at tha same time enlighten friends and relatives la regard to Los Angeles and Southeru California, ahould •and them a capy at THE HERALD'S MAH. MOTH ILLUSTRATED LA FIESTA EDITION. Single copies sc, postage 3c Orders accom panied by cash, aad names with addresses, will be malted direct to ta* east ar slsewhcre tram Th* Herald all ice. Tha advertising apace la this Issaa, which will be limited, awlag ta the volume of Import, •at Illustrations and special features, will ha •I great value to merchants, as tha edition will be larger by several thousand copies than ether laauea of Tha Herald, aad each paper will , be preserved many months. Newsdealers and agents ahould order largely at enca. ==================== Arizona has another Advertiser; It is at newspaper by that name recently started at Yuma. The Herald hopes it will be liberally patronized by the other advertisers. Pending- Senator Chandler's absorp tion In tha Dupont contest the countries serosa the Atlantic will breathe easier and hope for some further Providential Interference with the formidable de signs of the New Hampshire warrior. President Cleveland added another to his long list of most excellent appoln ments when he selected Gen. Fitzhugh I.cc of Virginia to be consul-general for the United States at Havana. In Gen. i*e tho American people will have a representative peculiarly well fitted for the performance of the delicate duties of his very responsible office. The medical profession is certainly advancing. A little while back a phys ician demonstrated in a most pleasing manner that early rising ls productive of Insanity, and now a distinguished London doctor of medicine has found out that kissing most materially" aids digestion. The n.ass of people have for ages held these identical views, and the medicos have been a long time com ing around to common sense and popu lar conclusions. ■ That man Holmes, whom the police of some of the eastern cities seemed to have trailed by the corpses he is alleged to have made, Is a most versatile being. To his many unholy accomplishments ate adds that of a masterful prevarica tion. Some of the people he confesses to have abolished furnish living evi dence that he lies. The doctor proba bly hopes to win the consideration of posterity by getting a piace alongside ef Ananias behind an asbestos fire break. Mr. Huntington should see that ample provision is made on the long wharf a* Huntingtonville, the place at which he desires the government to build a deep sea harbor, for the accommodation of about six members of the present clty cOuncil after the expiration of their current terms. These members will then have lots of time to dangle for the tickle and elusive creatures of the finny tribe, and the Southern Pacific presi dent in the'fullness of his gratitude to them should see that they have clean seats, long lines and fresh bait. They are willing that he should have facili ties even if the people have to pay the coat. He should certainly reciprocate. The hotel hosts of the country who fcave been for the last few days shed dlng around these parts the geniality that is so characteristic of hostelry ■cads, are apparently enjoying a good time. The Herald hopes that when they depart it will be with the firm convlc- Moa that this la the only section in all tha Union worth keeping a tavern in. The Herald also hopes that If the local promoters of the schemes to furnish this city with a hojel or, hotels 'Worths of Southern California's metropolis and commensurate with the needa of the present and the promising future, should, for reasona not now discover able, fail to execute their plans, that some of the visiting innkeepers will seize and make the most of the oppor tunity. Los Angeles needs a handsome modern hotel today more than any other community of consequence in the United States, and if home capital and enterprise will not provide It that from the outside should step in. CANAIGRE PRODUCTION In another part of today's Herald will be found an article concerning the pos sibilities of eanuigre production well worthy the perusal of everybody inter ested in the material development ot Southern California. It would seem as though canaigre might be made one of the greatest and most profitable of Cali fornia crops. Canaigre is admitted to be a most satisfactory substitute for tan bark. The latter has suffered from the Inroads of the leather trade to such an extent that it is estimated that in lifteen years the supply of it in the United States will be exhausted. The hopes of the great leather trust are built on the diminishing supply of tan bark. But with the liberal production of ca naigre, these hopes of the combine would be shattered. Canaigre can be grown on much cheaper land than can be used for most of the fruits, and does not demand the expensive and watchful care that the latter do. At present prices it affords a splendid profit. Delivered at Liver pool, California canaigre has been sold as high as £40 per ton. It is said that over ten tons to the acre can be produced on lands in this state. The domestic de mands for the article as a substitute for imported tannic extracts would reach , many hundred thousand tons. The val- ' ue of the world's annual consumption of tannic acid is in the neighborhood of $250,000,000, while this country is sup posed to consume 140,000,000 worth per annum. It is apparent that In canaigre production capital and labor can find a new and highly remunerative field. SOMETHING ABOUT WHEAT The following figures from Brad street's, relative to the available wheat in the United States, Canada and Eu rope, are Interesting and will repay reading by those concerned in the move ment of this essential commodity: "Total stocks of available wheat on both coasts of the United States March £Sth amounted to 94,299,000 bushels (San Francisco, Stockton and Port Costa, Cal., Portland, Ore., and Tacoma and Seattle accumulations west of the Rocky mountains, a decrease of 4,535,000 bush els as compared with the total stocks so held one month before, and a falling off of 7,453,000 bushels as compared with stocks so held on April 1, 1895. Total supplies of wheat afloat for and in Eu rope on the Ist instant amounted to 50,576,000 bushels, or 4,632,000 bushels less than on March 1 this year, and nearly 10,200,000 bushels less than on April 1, 1895. Total supplies of avail able wheat in the United States and Canada, Europe and afloat for Europe on or about the Ist of the current month, as shown by reports to Brad street's by telegraph and cable, amount ed to 144,875,000 bushels, 9,176,000 bush els less than were so held one month ago, and about 1T.600,000 bushels less than reported on April 1, 1595. A sig nificant feature is that practically the world's supply of available wheat Is as small today as it was late In May, 1895. In March, 18S9, the world's available supplies fell away, in round numbers, about 10,000,000 bushels; In that month In 1890, 5,000,000 bushels; In 1891 they in creased slightly; in 1892 the falling off was a little in excess of 2,000,000 bush els, while in 1893 there was again a small gain during the month of March. In 1894 March stocks of available wheat In the United States, Canada, afloat for and In Europe fell away about 8,000, --000 bushels, and almost the same amount during March, 1895, while, as pointed out, last month the correspond ing decrease was 9,176,000 bushels. It has developed that the sum pro vided for the building and equipment of the new school houses has been exceed ed by about $700. This Incident but adds to the evidence that has accumu lated to the effect that the present city administration is about the weakest and most incompetent in an all round comprehensive sense that the suffering people of Los Angeles have been afflict ed with in many a lonn-jraav. Thatcost of constructing and eqflftrplng the new school houses was certainly easy to as certain, and there is no excuse for the appearance r.ow of deficiencies. To most people the proceeds of the school bond sale would seem ample for the ex ecution of the plans as the public un derstood them, and the excess of the cost over the amount provided is in all likelihood due to some fine mismanase ment. Mr. Carnegie, the gentleman who is trying to get credit on the recording angel's books for being a philanthropist by spending ostentatiously for libraries and music halls a part of the vast for tune wrung from the toilers of the I'nited States through the agency of protectionism, has Just negotiated a business deal that might give Major McKinley a chance to do some interest ing explaining. He has sold a very large quantity of steel rails to Japanese rail road builders at $2 per ton less than the same rails could be purchased for in England, the country from which it seemed a part of the mission of the Re publican party to protect Mr. Carnegie in order that the competition of English pauper labor might not ruin him. If Mr. Carnegie can undersell the English in Japan, what is the matter with him competing with them in the markets of the United States? Will McKinley or a McKinley organ solve the problem. One of the best evldenoeS os} Secre tary Carlisle's availability as the Dem ocratic presidential candidate in the coming contest is the endorsement his candidacy is receiving from the inde pendent press of the country. The San Francisco News Letter thus ex presses itself: "We see no reason why Mr. Carlisle should not receive the Democratic nom ination for the presidency, that Is If Mr. Cleveland refuse to be considered a candidate again. If he makes the race, Mr. Carlisle will have much opposition among his own party to beat down, but we think that his clear statement in favor of aound money v and the fact that I*QS HERALD: THURSDAY MOR!NTNG, APRIL 10, 1896. be la favored by the present adminis tration will help him considerably, and probably trlve him a. greater chance of being victorious than any other Dem ocrat wo can think of." AT THE THEATERS LOS ANGELES THEATER—Ro land Reed, one of the most popular ac tors and a company of merit, will play an engagement at the Los Angeles the ater tonight, tomorrow night, Satur day and Saturday matinee, and will present his newest and best success, The Politician, or The! Woman's plank, a political satire by the late David D. Lloyd and Sydney Rosenfield. The story deals with the machina tions of General Joslah Limber, a scheming politician, who hits upon Pe ter Wooley as a compromise candidate for congress. Wooley is anything but a politician. He is rich, satistied with his manner of life, thoroughly domestic and loves his home and garden patch. Hut Limber gets the "women on his side and finally persuades Wooley to "let his name be used." It is used In the most lurid and band-wagon style. The interest culminates in the third act, which represents the ante-room of the convention hall. Limber works like a horse and carries the day, Wooley be ing declared the norrjlnee. The lover of Wooley's daughter Is nominated by the other side, which causes their en gagement to be broken, and Limber tails In love with Wooley's niece, while her aunt sets her cap for Limber. Ali these complications are straightened out in the last act. On Friday evening and Saturday matinee will be given The Woman Hater, on Saturday evening. Lend Me Your Wife. * * W ORPHEPM.—"It's the funniest act I ever saw" is the verdict of everyone who has seen Corty brothers In their grotesque horizontal-bar a.-t at the Or- i rheum. The tumbles they make anil their efforts to keep out of each other's way only to run into, fall over or on toy of each other, keeps the audience in roars of laughter. Hasco and Robert.! received an elegant basket of flowers, and Mr. BascO's bow of acknowledge ment brought down the house. Little (lertie Carlisle's singing of the old sons ! I Don't Want to Play In Tour Yard. ■ won for her several encores. The act 1 of the Kins-Ners is as great in an acro batic way as that of the Corty brothers Is in comedy. The Orpheus Quartette repeat their successes, and Carter and Gaywell appear in Irish comedy. The Andersons close the bill with one of their plantation sketches, such as only the Andersons can produce, and sends everyone home smiling. The full bill will be produced at the matinees Sat urday and Sunday. * # a BURBANK THEATER. — The at traction at the Burbank tonight will be a revival of the Mikado. Many re quests have been received by the Carle tons for another production of Gilbert *> Sullvan's unique opera, and already j the sale of seats is very large. Tomor row night Fra Diavolo will be sung and Saturday afternoon and evening will be the last performance of Pinafore * * w HAZARD'S PAVILION—The Elle ford company continue to do a large business to appreciative audiences. The different productions are well ren dered and well received. COUNTERFEITERS CAPTURED Detectives flake a dead Haul an Central Avenue Richard Reeves, an Ironworker, for merly employed as one of the foremen In the Homestead mills In Pennsylva nia, and who came to this city to work in the mills here, is under arrest and in the city jail on a charge of making and uttering counterfeit silver dollars With him was captured a woman, Mrs. Fran ces Hussey, who, it is claimed, did most of the work of passing the bogus coin, while Reeves manufactured it. Reeves is a widower, but has three little chil dren, who are at present in the orphan asylum on Boyle Heights. Mrs. hussey bad separated from her husband and Instituted an action for divorce; upon the receipt of the decree she expected to marry Reeves. The latter Is perhaps 40 ' years of age, and the woman say 25. j They were apprehended Mo..day night at their house on Central avenue be ! tweeh Eighth and Ninth streets, but i their arrest was kept secret, owing to the suspicion that a third party was implicated. For several months complaints have kept pouring in at tbe police headquar ters of bad dollars having been passed upon various small storekeepers in the outskirts of the city. In nearly every case it was reported that the bogus coin was passed by a woman, whose method was to enter a store, buy a few cents' worth of goods and tender a sliver dol lar, receiving the change. Acting on this clew It was soon ascertained that Mrs. Hussey was the elusive female. She has lived with Reeves for some months, the pair formerly residing on Twenty-eigl/th street near Central av enue. About three months ago they moved to a little shack on Central av enue between Eighth and Ninth, where j they have since resided. The place was I formerly a fruit and candy store, but I they kept no stock, although an old ! showcase and some shelving still re- I mained In the front room. The rear j apartment was used as a living room, but contained only a few of the most necessary articles of furniture. An old horse and buggy were kept by the couple, and in the rig Mrs. Hussey used to make her trips around the city disposing of the counterfeit coin at every place she stopped. Once or twice the baseness of the coins was discov ered, when she would affect surprise, i and. paying for the goods in the real article, make her escape without arous ing suspicion. When the officers had secured sufficient evidence to warrant an arrest Detectives Hawley and Auble. j pounced on the nest and secured their I prey. A thorough search of the prem i ises was made and a full outfit for j manufacturing the stuff discovered. There was plaster of paris for the moulds, metal mixed ready for pouring, I acids, an electro-plating apparatus, and : finally and most ingenious of all, a ma j chine for cutting the milling on the edges of the coins. This piece of mech anism is evidently the product of Reeves' fertile brain, and is something new to the detectives. It consists of two sets of parallel wrought iron strips placed one above the other and joined at one end like a compass or nut cracker, in fact the device ls operated on the same principle. Between the parallel bars on the top leg a small steel disk was inserted and held by a pivot, and between the bottom strips two more of like character. These steel disks bore on their faces raised notches Just the . size of the milling on a silver dollar. The two bottom discs had fiat faces, but the upper was concaved so that if the coin spread on the edges the sharp steel of the disk would trim It down to the ' proper thickness and still mill It at the same time, The method ot operation was to open the . two legs. Insert the dollar to be milled on edge, resting on the three small disks, and press on the ends of the legs, meanwhile turning the disks with a small crank, causing the coin to re volve, when the milling was done, a clean, neat job. The coins produced are a good counterfeit, but as usual lack in both weight and ring. Being silver-plated upon the original cast, they are slightly larger than the gen uine, still would readily pass upon casual inspection. Reeves is kept closely confined and is allowed to see no one. The woman shows signs of breaking down, and it is believed that she will turn state's evi dence, thus making Reeves' conviction sure. Complaints were yesterday sworn to before the United States com missioner and the pair will probably be arraigned today. (pKM " Pure and Sure." levelands mm* Baking P&wdevl " I prefer Cleveland's baking powder because it is pure and wholesome. It takes less for the same baking, it never fails, and bread and cake keep their fresh ness and flavor." „ Miss Coa.NKi.iA Campbell Bepforp, Supt. New York Cooking School. THE CULTURE OF CANAIGRE A New aad Highly Profitable Field for Capital The Plant n Host Acceptable Substitute lor Tanning Barks—S >me Details ol Its Cultivation -What It Sells I or In the rainless regions of the south west the Mexicans have for centuries been tanning hides with the roots of a sour dock or wild rhubarb, Rumex hy menosepalus. called by the early mis sionaries sour cana, "cana agria." and which was finally pronounced cah-na-ger and spelled canaigre. With the advent of the Anglo-Saxon ; and the railway, the plant was utilized in the local tanneries, and recently [ stock companies have been organized jto gather, slice and sun-dry large I quantities of the roots of the wild plant, j ami many carloads have been prepared j and shipped to American and European : tanneries. A canaigre tanning extract lls also made, which is very similar to i the gambler- tanning extract, derived j from the leaves and young twigs of an j East Indian tree. The I'nited States : imports gambler to the extent of a mtl : lion and a half of dollars annually, and I also sends abroad for hemlock bark | and other tanning materials to the value of a million dol!a"S mure. The world's yearly crop of gambler is valued at ten million dollars, and nearly all of It is shipped from India to (Ireat Britain, and is thence exported to the other European nations and to Amer ica, being wholesaled at from four to five cents per pound. Canaigre finds Its strongest competitor in gambler, as the tanning properties of the two substan. ces are very similar. Leather acquires from canaigre a clearer, brighter orange color than from any other tanning material. The use of even a small quantity gives a bright er yellow tint to the leather, and it is the very best material for retanning poorly-tanned hides. The great value of canaigre lies In the fact that it tans quickly, colors deeply and seems to give strength to the soft, durable. Im pervious leather which is very tough and pliable. It is adapted to the tan ning of fancy leathers, uppers, saddlery and the finer kinds of sole leather, as the product is of a pleasing color and neither shrinks nor swells. As It is the first to act on the hide, a small amount of canaigre, used with pine or other barks, causes the latter to tan the leather more rapidly and uniformly. Hence there is an Increasing demand for this new American tanning mater ial. Canaigre Ib a dock-like plant or narrow-leaved rhubarb, growing dur ing the moister weather of the south western fall and winter, and throwing up a seed stalk three feet high, bear ing pink flowers, which change to pur ple. The valuable part is the tuberous roots, which resemble a fluster of sweet potatoes. These tubers are the perma nent part of the plant, making their growth before the hot, dry summer, which kills all of"" the plant above ground. The roots continue to grow and increase in tannin for years. The tannic acid in the green root increases from 4 per cent in the young root to in per cent in the old. The tannin in.tlie air-dried root varies from It per coo| In the young root to 35 per Sen* irJ tile, old. The leaves and stems contain 1 * per cent of tannin when green and 4 per cent when dry. One-year-old tubers, when air-dried, are about one-fourth tannin, > A moist, sandy soil is preferred by canaigre, but it also grows on tho mesas and other high land. So many of the wild roots have already be»>n gathered that the supply of canaigre within a profitable distance of the rail way is already limited. The plant, how ever, bears cultivation well and the ex periment stations at Tucson, Aril., and at Las Cruces, New, Mexico, have test ed various methods of its culture and Irrigation. The soil ls prepared as It would be for potatoes or other root, crops, being mellowed as deeply as possible. As the crop does not grow during the summer It Is best planted in the fall, though a complete season' 3 growth is not gained thereby, as the spring-planted canaigre will make some growth before becoming dormant for the summer. The plant produces as little mature seed as the common po tato does, and the delicate seedlings are much more tender than rhubarb seed lings. Hence canaigre ls propagated from tubers, as the common potato is, with this advantage, that the seed tu ber for the canaigre crop does not de cay or die. but increases its content of the valuable tannin, so that the ton of whole tubeis needed to plant an acre Is of itself a profitable investment. Though the roots may be out very small for seed, there is thus little advantage in such treatment. Canaigre is so tenacious of life that the tubers in the ground will not die from neglect or drouth, but its yield increases in pro portion to the amount of UUnfall moist ure, or Irrigation, the weeding and the cultivation it receives during the fall and spring. The treatment and cost per acre is about the same as for po tatoes, though it should have an extra fall irrigation, which the potatoes do not. of course, get. The canaigre crop may be harvested at any time, though the largesfyleld is obtained when dormant in summer, and the greatest amount of tannin just after It begins to sprout in the fall. The cul tivated roots are dug with any plow or machine that will harvest potatoes. As large heaps, or carloads, of the green roots will heat and spoil from the fer mentation, the roots are spread out, in a thin layer to dry in the air and sun shine, or when thus spread are covered with earth to keep them'plump. The tu bers withstand drouth and desert con-, ditions so long that it Is almost neces sarj' to slice them in order to air-dry ! them thoroughly. The roots will keoj; ! best as they grow In the ground, and should remain there until the crop is to be marketed and the field replanted. As the bunch of cultivated tubers makes nearly all its growth the first year, the crop needs no attention during succeed ing years If left undug, while the pre cious tannic acid increases from 25 per' cent in the dried one-year-old roots to 30 per cent in the two-year-olds, and the third year may even reach 35 per cent, and the valuable coloring matter increases even faster with age. The cul tivation of canaigre is at present much hampered by the necessary cost of rail way transportation to the distant tan neries, but it seems probable that by a diffusion process similar to that used with the sugar beet, an extract will soon be profitably obtained from either fresh or dried roots to contain from two-thirds to three-fourths of pure tannic acid, thus saving at least one-third of tbe freight. Dried canaigre root commands $65 per ton in the Austrian tanneries, and its Intrinsic merits for tanning are only beginning to tie appreciated. The cultivation of canaigre for tanning Is certainly worthy of trial. It may prove a very useful crop for the warmer semi arid regions of the great plains, includ ing a large area In Western Texas.— Dii e.McLaren la the American Agricul turist. THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Of Fiesta Makes a Request In Behalf ot Employes The executive committee of La Fiesta has requested the wholesale and retail merchants to grant their employes a half holiday Wednesday and Saturday. If the merchants take favorable action the employes will be able to see the two great day pageants, j The stores along the principal stre* ts j will be lighted until midnight every evening during Fiesta week. The members of the executive com ' mittee with their families left yesterday afternoon for Santa Barbara to witness the battle of roses and will be in at tendance at the headquarters tomorrow morning. Yesterday was the first day of the public sale of seats for the different, events and the result was highly satis factory. Good seats, however, are to lie had yet. It is desired that those Who intend to witness the grand display of fireworks at Athletic park on Friday evening purchase their tickets" at Blanchard-Fltxgeratd's music store, as a great crowd is expected at that event, and much inconvenience will be avoided if seats are bought now. The great dragon started on its trip to Los Angeles from Marysville yes terday. The beautiful object will oc cupy an entire car and is placed In large wooden cases. Two Chinese mer chants accompany the monster and will supervise its reconstruction in this city, as it has been divided into sec tions for transportation. The officers of the Philadelphia have accepted invitations to the Fiesta ball, and will be dowri here In force for the occasion. The official programme of La Fiesta de I,os Angeles from the printing house of R. Y. Mi-Bride Is quite In keeping, I typographically and otherwise with the | liberal, broad-guage policy of the gen eral management of La Fiesta, and under whose management- it is issued, j It contains a full list of the members of all the committees, an excellent por trait of Mrs. Lewis, queen of La Fiesta, the official programme and route of par ade. The booklet is embellished with twenty-four full page cuts of the prin cipal floats, which add materially to Its beauty and utility. The illustrations are hy Elmer Watchtel, the lithograph ing hy H. S. Crocker and the engraving by the Los Angeles Engraving com pany. The letter press Is by Theodore ! S. Van Dyke. A PIONEER'S DEATH I One of San Jose's Prominent Citizens Dltd In This City James A. Clayton of San Jose, who ls well known to many residents of Los Angeles, died yesterday morning at the lesidence of his daughter, Mrs. C. W. dates, 1434 Flower street. Mr. Clayton was one of the pioneer residents of this state and a prominent business man. He was president (>f,the First National bank of San Jose at the time of his .death. The funeral will be at San Jose. Mr. Clayton has been Suffering for two years as the result of a carriage accl ! dent. He came south for his health, and every attention that could be given him was tendered. At the time of his death he was surrounded by his fam ily. The deceased held many offices of public trust during his long career. Meetlnz of Directors The board of directors of the cham ber of commerce met yesterday after noon at 3:15 with the following pres ent: Messrs. Duque, Francis, Jacoby. Story, Waters, Cohn, Davisson, Qroff, Johnson and Forman. Vice-President Forman occupied the chair. The committee appointed at the last meeting of the board to nominate a suc cessor to Director C. W. R. Ford, de ceased, reported the name of Mr. W. C. Bluett. The report was accepted and Mr. Bluett was elected to fill the va cancy. After the transaction of other routine business the board adjourned. Chamber of Commerce W. F. Clapp of Pasadena yesterday sent to the chamber of commerce speci mens of the cherimoya or custard ap ple. The California Medicated Egg Co. sent samples of a new nest egg for which it ls claimed hens manifest a natural Inclination and that they have the effect of killing vermin on the fowls. Hie race of bloodhounds is nearly etti'iet in England. In former days they were trained to the pursuit of men as well as game. It is said that these dogs would not kill or harm their chase unresisted, but on reaching a fugitive would hark at him un til lie stopped, .and keep him still by fe rocious anil terrible growling until the masters came up. A HUSBAND fSm A CH,LD A LOVER Should never have to look into yo # ur face disfigured by wrinkles, pim ples, blotches, moth patches, moles, freckles, red nose or any other blem ish. Why tax his love in this way when every face blemish can be got rid of by using Mrs. Nettie Harrison's famous articles ? Sold in Los Angeles by druggists. H. M. PAIE & 80N, 220 a Soring ft., U A. C F. HKINZEMAN, 222 K. Main It, L. A. I nln Mnnft>7 Preserves ' beauty, prevents LOia iUOIIIC/. wrinjtia.. takes away any fnaia traces of age, keeps tha akin VI line healthy and gives tha com plexion a soft, smooth, downy peach blow beauty, 76c. ajar. Caca removes freckles, tan, "sun born, rave moth pstcnei, liver spots, sallow- Rlons-h nes< - * 8M '°o* bleach in- tha wide DICiU.II wor id. Only *l per boitle. 4Pnv Hair not or grassy.. Easy Uay HBir to apply and restoresgr»rb»tr Doctnrwr to the original color where all KCsWirer c isc falls. $1. Ladles with complicated oases should write Mrs. Harrison, who treats ladies by mail for all blemishes. Trinl Dnv Ladles out ot town sending Mils ad Hall DUX with 100 in stamps will receive a book ol Instructions and a , loio Noniez crane Face rower, free. > fIRS. NETTIE HARRISON . fbermatologiit), ' , 40.-4? Oeary Street, Sa» Franelgco. " Tjfc fig i» tin CciMwt •• BOSTON GOODS STORE TELEPHONE 904 South Broadway Opposite City Hall Black Dress Goods Texture, Dye- and Finish are points we watch very carefully, and every yard we sell is guaranteed. Notwithstanding the constant demands on our stock tor the medium and better grades, we are stUl able to meet them, as we opened the spring season with an immense assortment, nearly every known weave being represented, and as to prices, these are specimens: • Black Figured Mohair Lustre, worth 35c and 40c; a yard LoQ Diagonal and Figured Mohair, PA worth 60c and 65c; a yard.' OvC Priestley Figured Mohair, 7tZr» worth 85c and $1; a yard I t)C Fancy Striped and Figured Crepon Effects, Qr" worth si.oo and $1.15; a yard OuC Latest Figured Novelties in Mohairs, A j f\/\ worth SLIS and $1.25 i a yard «pI.UU We are also showing a complete line of new Light Weight for warm weather wear at from 50c to $5.00 a Yard Such as Nun's Veilings, Albatross, Challtes, Poplinettes and Grena- j dines, both in plain and fancy designs. \ Special Notice Tomorrow will be Bargain Day. The values offered are well worth your careful inspection. BOSTON GOODS STORE ! I The Herald | X 1* the popular paper nf th. Pacific Coast. During the past year It DM made such -a. vK> rapid strides forward, both In circulation and all tbe features that make a truly , vty s£ metropolitan journal, that tt has a»toa>h»d all competitors and become a general yC «L» favorite with the muses. During ISM ft will, with the aid of new machinery forgo (m ahead even at a greater rata than It baa done Id 1806. Tbe Los Angeles Herall X & f <$> # Is the Only Daily Newspaper <$> .— <^ SOf tin political faith within five hundred miles of Lot Angelas. It reaches thou* ands of merrhanta. bankers, lawyers, doctors, retired capitalists, well-todo m»- /£) chanlcs and politician* who take no other dally publication. Retail merchants are V jtZK crowding the advertising columns of The Herald, realizing: that It is the medium and >£_\ XT' the only mediant through which they can reach one-half tha people I | I In Southern California $ # r f Closing Out . . • Rogers and Meriden Genuine Triple Plate Knives and Fo>-ks, per set ... $3 25 Tablespoons, per set $2.25 Carving sets fr am $1.2 sup Teaspoons, per set $1.20 10 perccat Discount on All floods lor the next 30 days Thomas Bros. 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