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TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1806
AN ALLISON MOVE
A recent dispatch to the San Fran
cisco Examiner from Washington gives
a formal declaration of Senator Allison
on the question of the free coinage of sil
ver, that is liable to affect in a disagree
able way the prospects of other Repub
lican presidential candidates, especially
those of McKinley. The senator makes
that unusual thing for him, an emphatic
and conclusive statement. He says:
"I am opposed to the free coinage of
sliver. I have always voted—three
times this winter —consistently against
the proposition, and I had thought there
could be no question upon It. I took up
this question when It was first agitated
under the leadership of Mr. Bland, and
I came to the conclusion that we could
not afford to coin silver at the ratio of
16 to 1 without the concurrence of other
This outgiving is accepted as
an indirect notification of the
intention of the anti-McKinley
managers to unite on Allison,
st least that is the way well informed
Washington politicians interpret It,and
there Is little doubt that they are cor
rect. Such a combination would wreck
thje chances of the candidate
of Canton in a brief and sudden
manner. While McKinley has up to date
a larger number of delegates than any
other candidate, he has not a majority,
and beyond question a large number
of those professing allegiance to his
standard will on slight provocation de
sert it for that of another. The dele
gation from this state can furnish some
Instances of this sort, for a liberal pro
portion of its membership is made up
of men who are at heart for Allison,
Reed and other Republican aspirants.
These cannot be expected to re
main steadfast to McKinley when what
they can assume to be a reasonable
excuse is afforded them for slipping to
the aid of their preferences,
Some of the most potent forces of the
Republican party are iv uneompromis-
ing hostility to the protege of Mark
Hanna; forces that hay, made and un
made Republican presidcntal candi
dates before, and it is not at all improb
able that they can unmake Major Mc-
Kinley if they try hard. In the first place
Piatt of New York and Quay of Pennsyl
vania are still outside the McKinley
breastworks with no prospect of get
ting in, either, because tiiey do not want
to or because McKinley's mushroom
political manager, Hanna, is determined
not to divide with others the honors
and emolumi nts of his boss-ship. Again
a large and powerful element of the
party dread a candidate not avow edly
and explicitly sound on the money ques
tion. They are fearful of electing a man
who, because of ignorance of the im
portance of maintaining a staple mon
etary standard or weakness, will be lia
ble to accede to the clamor of the free sil
ver coinage clans. In the minds of these
people the maintenance of the existing
standard Is the matter of prime im
portance, and they want a man w ho is
cocksure on the proposition. Then
there Is a numerous and influential body
of Republican business men against
the revision of tlie tariff that they
think might follow McKinley's election;
some because they are opposed to the
Ohio man's ideas of protection, and some
because they fear the unsettling eft, i ts
or tariff changes. And there are plenty
of Republicans who are not anxious to
be put into the position of defending
the notorious deals that have been
wade la McKinley's behalf with a multi
tude of interests that expect tariff leg
islation in return for the financial sup
port they are giving McKinley's candi
dacy. It Is not as easy to defend tariff
legislation in the interest of private en
terprises as formerly. As the result of
the revival of sound Democratic doc
trine under the gallant leadership of
Cleveland, Carlisle, Wilson and Bayard
the sophistries and fallacies of protect
ionism have been so riddled with the
bullets of free trade truth that hun
dreds of thousands of voters have been
able to see what before was obscure to
them, the fact that the "tariff is a tax"
and that the people pay itand that when
tt Is levied in the interest of private
parties and not the government, a spe
cies of robbery is perpetrated.
So a lot of Republicans do not wish to
talk about the tariff in the McKinley
In Allison, now that he has come out
in a flat-footed way against free silver
coinage at 16 to 1, all the eastern Re
publicans not for McKinley can find a
candidate they can unite on, and the
McKlnleyltes outside of the sliver ex
tremists can find no good reason for
bolting him if he is nominated. He is
not magnetic, but he possesses the es
sentials of a harmonizer, and harmoniz
ers make good candidates when there is
a hard battle ahead.
No, McKinley has not a mortgage on
the nomination of his party yet, and tf
the following statement sent out by
Gen. James S. Clarkson, one of the
shrewdest politicians of the day, and a
man whose prognostications are cer
tainly entitled to as much consideration
as those of Hanna, is worth anything,
he will not get any. Clarkson says:
The election of delegates to the St.
Louis convention is now about closed,
and no candidate has a majority. The
delegations to the convention stand
about as follows: McKinley, 384; all
other candidates. 452; number of con
tested Beats, 82; total, 918; necessary to
I a choice, 460. McKinley, to be nomi
-1 nated, must carry V 6 of the contested
! seats, or all but 6. As four-fifths of
i these contests are McKinley bolts from
j regular conventions, tie cannot gain
enough to be nominated nor can he pro
cure enough votes elsewhere.
"Then you do not concede McKinley
a possible majority?" Mr. Clarkson was
asked In reference to this.
"Hardly, as a clear and strong major
ity of the delegates will not be for Mc-
Kinley, but will agree on some safe can
didate who is sound on all vital ques-
I tions. There will be 918 votes in the con
] vention for protection. As to a major
ity on the currency question, it is not
so clear, and this will be the supreme
test for nomination. In view of this. It
is a low estimate to say that at least 100
of the delegates now for McKinley (and
half of this number perhaps instructed
for him) are now halting between early
instructions and their duty to their own
convictions, to party interests and pub
lic, credit. While 100 gold delegates,
who are presumably for McKinley, are
wavering because of his indecision,
nearly, if not quite, the same number of
silver delegates are wavering on ac
count of the same thing.
"The whole country east of the Mis
souri river is stanch on the currency
question, and these delegates will not
vote for a candidate who is doubtful in
record or purpose on this question.
Thirty-one of the states, including all
the larger one except Ohio and Michi
gan, have declared unequivocally for
sound money, and practical!v a gold
standard. There will be from S6O to 600
votes in the convention standing for
this sort of platform, and the candidate
must be a sound money man."
"Then you believe that some candi
date other than McKinley will be nomi
"I certainly do. The judgment of the
great majority of the most deliberate
and experienced men in the Republican
party is against the nomination of Mc-
Kinley. and the business and financial
circles of the country will have far more
power at St. Louis than any mere con
test between politicians or rival bosses."
"Then the fight has not been given up
by the field ?"
"The field has a majority and has a
good chance to win. All the men and
leaders whose Judgment Is against the
advisability of McKinley's nomination
are loyal party men, and will do as much
or more for the election of the ticket if
they are defeated than the men who
may defeat them. But they are r.ot de
feated yet, and I think they are going to
"OFF ITS BASE"
The Evening Express seems solicitous
about dissensions in the local and state
Democracy, and favors the public with
what it probably conceives to be a clear
and able analysis of the situation. With
a few swoops of its sharpened Faber it
divides the party In thi3 county and
state into two factions—gold bugs and
silver bugs, and designates some little
differences that have arisen locally
about the mode of electing delegates to
the next county convention, as a prelim
inary skirmish in the battle between
the bugs over the thing that they are
bugs about—finance. That there is a di
vision of sentiment in the Democratic
party of California regarding the silver
issue no one denies, but that the differ
ences developed at the late meeting of
the county central committee are about
that issue it has been left to the Ex
press to find out and publish to an impa -
tient constituency. The fact that men
representing both sides of the coinagi
issue are acting in common on each Bide
of the contest about the coming Demo
cratic primary elections Is ignored in a
way that is charmingly characteristic.
There are free-silver and gold-standard
Democrats supporting the ward primary
project, and there are gold-standard
and free-silver Democrats acting in uni
son in behalf of the plan to conduct pre
cinct primaries, in accordance with the
custom of the party. There is absolutely
no evidence that any faction of the De
mocracy of this county has thus far
made "arrangements" to send a delega
tion wedded to either side of the money
question to the Democratic state con
vention. Some arrangements may have
been making to send certain parties- tv
that convention, but not because of the
views those parties entertain on the
great national question.
Tlie differences In the California De
mocracy regarding matters of national
policy will doubtless come to a head in
due time, and when tbey do they will
be fought out In the manly, open way
peculiar to the party that is made up
of men who hare convictions and the
courage to contend for those convic
tion:-. The product of the Democratic
state convention will not be machine
made, like that of the recent Republican
convocation at Sacramento. The Her
ald has contidence that that product will
be to its taste, that the convention s
declarations regarding the tariff the
financial, the railroad funding bill' and
the other important public gui stlon I
will be In line with true Democratic
principles, but whatever it is, it will be
inspired by a sense of principle and not
of policy. Unlike their Republican
brethren, Democrats are given to the
"mistake," as the Express evidently
considers it, of standing by principh as
they see it, even when policy might
seem to promise more pleasingly.
To The Herald's evening contemner- i
LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNTNGr, MAY 19. 1896.
ary the suggestion is made, In the kind
liest spirit possible, that no corporation
interest can be served by it either di
rectly or Indirectly participating In the
Jars of the Los Angeles county Democ
The csar of Russia is assuring himself
of immunity from nihilistic demolition
by promising to celebrate the corona
tion with unlimited pardons of the nihil
ist brethren confined In Siberia. He be
lieves in getting an option on safety.
Mr. Dupont of Delaware has lots of
powder, but not crough to blow him Into
the United States senate.
AT THE THEATERS
THE ORPHEUM —Another "standing
room" audience packed this house last
night, and witnessed a performance that
took equal rank with the excellent shows
seen at this popular place of amusement
of late. Rosie Rendel opened the bill with
her graceful dancing, and quick-change
acts, and was followed by Essie Clinton
in well sung character songs. The three
Kubes as usual captured the audience
with their eccentric, mirth-provoking
comedy. Dixon, Bowers and Dixon have
become big favorites here. Hayes and
Post, with their high kicking, were
again the wonder of the audience. The
Oautemala marimba players, with their
extraordinary musical instrument, fair
ly charmed the large audience with their
masterly rendition of dulcet Spanish
airs. Colden, Chalfant and Golden—a
happy combination of sweet singing, be
witching dancing and grotesque negro
comedy—of course, won the hearts of all.
The Mimic Four in their travesty on
Trilby made one of the notable hits of
the evening, despite of the fact that their
costumes and music had not arrived
from San Francisco. They will be on
hand tonight, however. If you want to
see a first-class show at all points of
judgment go to the Orpheum this week.
* -tt *
BURBANK THEATER.—A splendid
house greeted the Davis-Moulton com
pany in Its second presentation of the
Lords of Creation. The fun in this play
Is fast and furious. The interest of the
audience does not lag for an Instant,
and the result is a most enjoyable and
THE OCCUPATION TAX
A Cordial Endorsement of The Herald's View
of the Subject
Editor Herald: I read with pleasure
your timely and forcible article on this
question in today s Herald. The impo
sition of this tax is. I think, peculiar to
the states and territories of the south
west that formerly belonged to Mexico.
Can it be that the system is the offspring
if early Mexican rule? It is certainly
a feature of Spanish municipal govern
ment. Indeed all Latin countries en
force these odious taxes, and the reason
is not far to find. Tlie governing classes
in these countries were formerly, and
to a great extent are now, people who
live by other means than those of trade
and commerce. It was Instinctive in
them to throw the burdens of local gov
ernment on the classes with whom they
were so little related. The odious mu
nicipal tax called the octroi was a few
years ago attacked by the intelligent
press of Paris, but whether it has out
lived the attack I am unable to say. I
have sometimes wondered in observing
the municipal laws of western cities and
their administration, whether council
men here, who, as elsewhere In this
union, are the product of a political ma
chine, have ever considered economic
questions and informed themselves on
the enlightened systems of local gov
ernment elsewhere. Are they men who
live by means other than those of trade
and industry? How many of the coun
cllmen of Los Angeles pay this tax on
Are they and is the newspaper press
influenced by the class on whose shoul
ders the burden should fall—the rich—
:o such an extent that popular interests
—the interests of the workers—are ig
nored in municipal legislation, and per
nicious ordinances so rarely attacked'
Yours. G. B. GORDON.
May IS. 1596.
Licensed to Wed
The following marriage licenses were
issued by the county clerk yesterday:
Jesus Maria Guerrero, aged 40 years,
and Mary Graham, aged 21 years", both
1 atlves of California and residents of
John Kramer, a native of Sweden
:.?ed 30 years, and Okare Hansen, a na
tive of Norway, aged years, both resi
dents of Los Angeles.
Peter Berth Sormano, aged 22 years,
-rtid Louisa Frances Kellett. aged 19
years, both native* of California and
residents of Los Angeles.
Martin Maloney, a native of Ireland,
aged 31 years, and Catherine W. Bueh
ler. a native of Ohio, aged 30 years, both
residents of Los Angeles.
Clyde R, Taylor, a native of Califor
nia, aged 29 years, and Minnie M. Baker,
a native of Ohio, aged 29 years, both
residents of Los Angeles.
Isaac R. fvimr, a native of Ohio aeed
«3 years, and Mrs. M. S. Nicoll. a native
•1 \ ermont, aged 42 years, both resi
dents of Los Angeles.
Copper plate cards printed free! For the
next thirty days we will print every tenth
order ot 100 cards li ft with us free. H M
LEE & BHO„ 140 N. Spring st. Don't for
get our wedding invitations!
Death of Thomas Salter
Thomas Salter, aged 52 years, died at
the residence of J. AY. Young, No. 104 C
Burlington avenue, yesterday morning,
at 4 oclock, after a short illness. Mr.
Salter was formerly in the Insurance
business In the east, and ranked high
In his profession. He has not been in
good circumstances since be has been In
T.o- Angeles, but had many friends both
in this City and other coast cities. The
funeral will take place from Mr. Young's
residence this afternoon at 2 oclock.
Dr. P. E. Blltoh, a native of Georgia
and resident of this city for the last
eighteen months, left yesterday at 10:45
over tbe Santa Fe route for his old home.
The friends with whom the doctor has
lived and labored for eighteen consec
utive years have called him back, fur
nishing traveling expenses for the trip
and tendering him a home thoroughly
equipped for himself and family tn their
Taken With Hysteric!
The sister of Clark Anderson, a girl
15 years of age, was yesterday taken
with hysterics at tlie sheriff's ofllce, but
was afterwards sent home. Anderson
is the young man who some time ago
tried to commit suicide at Westlake
park. He was sent to the Insane asy
lum. r>:d yesterday his sister, who had
not been told where he was called at
the county jail to see him. It was at
first thousht that she, too. was insane.
The new stand pipes which have just
been erected on the Bryson and Hollen
beck hotel bloc ks, which were tested
Sunday morning, were manufactured
and put up by D, M. Leary, 188 W. Six
te nil st,, who manufactures all kinds of
fancy balconies, railings and fencing.
Mr. Leary has twelve years'experience
In the manufacture of lire escapes and
Bnron it I'lrscb Memorial Services
Tn accordance with resolutions adopted
by District Grand bodge No. 4, I. O. B. I!.,
mi mortal services In memory of Baron
Maurice de Hlrsch will be held on Thurs
day, .May 21st, at the Unitarian church,
at s oclock p. m. sharp. Rev. Dr. Thom
son, it.iiiliis Solomon and Edelman and
others win participate. The choir of Unity
church will render Ihe musical numbers.
Tne publlo Is cordially invited to attend.
The serv ices will be under the auspices of
i irange Lodge 224, and Semi Tropic til, and
will be strictly non-sectarian.
AND HIS WAR ON LABOR
CLEVELAND, 0., May s.-Ne one
doubts McKinley subserviency to Han
na. Here Is a kindergarten lesson which
teaches It There is a telephone from
Hanna's office to McKinley's house, Borne
seventy miles away. It is not there to
permit McKinley to tell Hanna what to
do; it is used by Hanna to tell McKinley
what to do, and frequently to tell McKin
ley what he must do.
It's as if Hanna had established the
picket posts of his commands all about
his candidate. No one reaches the Mc-
Kinley eye or speaks one word to the
McKinley ear without the password from
Hanna. He has McKinley in his clutch
as ever did hawk have chicken, and he
will carry him whither he chooses. That
is the pact between them; the under
standing upon which Hanna and his syn
; dleate ts breaking, and buying and beg
\ ging, and bullying a road for McKinley
to the White House. And when he's
there Hanna and the others will shuffle
him and deal him like a deck of cards.
Hanna In person Is broad, tall, care
lessly clothed, and of red, violent visage.
His nature has all the force and lack of
! scruple of a torrent. He has a bushel
i of brains; coarse they are. but strong as
a horse. One could make two McKlnieys
out of Hanna and have plenty of Hanna
j left. Given an object, Hanna pursues
,it relentlesly. In its chase he will over
run anything or anybody, and pay no
more heed to the right of another than
! a cow would to a cobweb. The question
' with Hanna is not "What is right," but
; "What is wanted?" He does not what
he should, but what he can. and consults
Instinct, not reason, as ho fashions a
I Hanna loves money. Not for its yel
'■ low sake as a miser might, but for the
sway and power thereof; because he may
make men creep and crawl, and spring
to his word. This feeds his Vanity, and
j he Is vain with all of the vulgarity and
ostentatious strut of a turkey cock—a
; fowl, by the way, he much resembles.
Hanna Is not a leader; he Is a boss.
I Rather, so far as he may be, he is a
| tyrant; drives men and is prone to op
j press. What is weak he crushes from
i the merest instinct of destruction.
Being from his youth about the lakes.
MARK A. HANNA
Hanna has grown In much of his man
ner to be a fashion of water ruffian.There
Is nothing softening about a marine in
fluence. It develops the courage, and,
as in Hanna's case, makes men prompt
and daring. But it grows no flowers in
one's nature. It has left Hanna as rude,
as hungry, as stormy and withal as
treacherous as the sea Itself.
Hanna has fought with his coal miners
and fought with his sailors. With his
millions, his virility, his want of con
science, added to his native skill to drive
and coerce and compel folks his way.
Hanna has never lost one of these labor
wars. Today he is the conqueror of la
bor unionism on the Great Lakes, and
perhaps the only man who was born to
make the boast. It took time and money,
and crime and blood, and took bread
from men's mouths, and left want and
wrong at many a poor decent door; but
Hanna was victor. He is. as a result,
the great fresh-water padrone of the
day, and his sailor people are helpless
as Mexican peons in his grasp.
In ISSI the Seaman's union was a
strong organization on the great lakes.
Wages for men forward of the mast were
S- and $L'.,~0 per day during the summer
months, while In November and Decem
ber, months of storms and sleet and ice.
when vessels In those narrow seas went
crashing to the bottom like ships of
glass, and lives were lost to such limit
that the two ocean coasts could not and
cannot furnish a parallel list of loss and
death, the lake sailor men had $4.00 per
This seemed enormous to Hanna. w ho.
not bolrg enriched half fast enough, or
lather feeling himself possessed of the
cruel power to cut them down, ordered
a reduction. Then was the war between
Hanna and the Seaman's union on at
once. and. with the seamen fighting
for bread and life, and Hanna as indom
itable and no more to be baffled or put
at bay than Hannibal, It was a war to
Hanr.a, with Selah Chamberlain, the
Minifies and the Alvah liradley estate,
made up the four great vessel-owners
of the lakes, Hanna organized these
enormous interests into a line of battle
against the tarry sailor folk.
Hanna demanded that they take $1
per day in summer and $2.30 during the
stormy months, when it was almost an
even chance that he sailed to his death
who sailed at ail. Against the Seamen's
union he organized a non-seamen's un
ion. He gave orders to ship no sailors
on his craft or the vessels of the Big
Marine 4 who belonged to the Seamen's
union, and beyond that he arranged for
What he did in his home city of Cleve
land he did in Chicago, Detrott, Buffalo;
In fact, in every port from Duluth to the
In Cleveland he. after a fashion,
brought the local police to his elbow.
On the police force at that time was a
water thug named Al Rumsey. Rum
spy was hired as an "agent" of the
Hanna - Chamberlain - Mlnch - Alvah
Bradley combine. He was made a spe
cial policeman. He hired under-thugs.
whose mission it was to bully and beat
union sailors. Rumsey and his myrmi
dons, working the tyrranical will of Han
na and under his eye and word, through
1882, 1883 and 1884, the years of fiercest
war, seldom allowed a day to pass, with
out sending a dozen wagon loads of
maimed and beaten sailor men to the
police prison. In almost every instance
I'pdeir'-aff. the judge, and those who fol
lowed him. made the victims free, as the
evidence constantly disclosed Rumsey
and his under-thugs as the aggressors.
Now and then Rumsey and his brutes
were themselves arrested on a warrant,
but Hanna s millions wired them loose.
In the courts it was practically a stand
off. Hanna. while unable to convict the
sailors whom Rumsey assaulted, still
had power equal tn protecting his bra
ves from the reward due their crimes.
Rut the struggle ended In favor of
Hanna and his clique—this money war
on perishing flesh and blood. The Sea
men's union was at last beaten and
broken flow n, and four years ago died
outright, its members, poor always to
th" point of bitter want, couldn't cope
with the millions of Hanna. At last the
Sailor"' union, with Peter Lynch at the
head of the Cleveland .branch, gave up
the struggle and Hanna won his cruel
Hanna has often boasted that sine
this crusade against poor sailors'rights
he and his allies have cleared up over
tifi.noo.fino, the aggregate reduction in
the wages of the seamen which they
As rmn nf tlio Incident! to his war
Hanna bought hit] wrecked the Cleve
land Herald, a paper founded in ism.
and eminent for its respectable sort un
til Hanna got it. He turned it as an
engine against organized labor, "ratted"
his printing office and finally killed the
pancr Itself, when it had served its turn
The above is a lesson leaf from ITn.n
na's life history. You may know what
manner of man it Is who control Mc-
Kinley when he Is elected, just as he
o\\ ns and controls him now. With such
a Whits House manarrcr and such a
White House man, with Hanna and Mc-
Kinley, March 4, 1597. would be a heyday
for money but dark and desolate for
penniless folk, who owning naught bus
their hands and hearts, would have
nothing stronger than Justice on their
ALFRED HENRY LEWIS in San
THE POLITE WORLD
An especially delightful at home was
given last night by Mrs. M. Burton Will
iamson at her residence on West Jeffer
son street. There was gathered under
the hospitable roof people well ktiiown
In the world of music and literature, and
as a number of them contributed to the
evening's entertainment it made It one
Of exceptional pleasure. The affair was
In honor of Mrs. Theodosla B. Shep
herd of Ventura, the Woman's Press
Club, the members of the executive board
of the Southern California Historical so
ciety nnd oillcers past and present of the
University Ethical club. The rooms I
were prettily decorated for the occasion,
the center of the floral fancies being I
carried out in the dining room, where i
: late in the evening the Misses William- |
son, assisted by Mrs. Lee Lloyd, served !
] refreshing viands. On the table daint- :
i ily embroidered pieces in yellow covered
the damask nnd harmonizing In color I
were roses and green. Perforated bam- 1
| boo sticks held pink carnations on the I
t wall: the same pretty Idea was carried
i cut In the drawing room, the flowers
1 used being marguerites. Those invited 1
to enjoy the evening were:
Mrs. Jennie Carr, Mrs. Margraet Col
: lins Graham, Pasadena; Mrs. Mohr, Pas
adena; Prof. J. Policy, Pasadena: Mr.
;A. C. Vroman, Pasadena: Mrs. S. M.
Sweet, Pomona; Mrs. Caroline Sever
ance, Mrs. Rebecca B. Spring, Mr. and
Mrs. Warren Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
F. Lummis. Mr. and rMs. W. A. Spald
ing, Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Bradley, Dr. and
Mrs. Shelby Tolhurst, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Gibson, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Wood
head, Mr. and Mrs. LewisGroff, Mr. and
Mrs. Dwight M. Welch, Mr. and Mrs.
D. O. Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Os
cood. Prof, and Mrs. Shrader. Prof, and
Mrs. Hnnnlster. Prof, and Mrs. F. A.
Bacon. Rev. and Mrs. A. C. Williams,
Rev. nnd Mrs. G. Cochran, Mr. and Mrs.
Hawver, Mmes. K«.te Tupper Galpln,
Ella H. Enderleln. E. A. Otis, M M.Row
man. Clara Spalding Brown, J. Torrey
Conner, S. A. Bowman, J. E. MoMullin.
S. A. McClees. E. King, C. W. Owen,
8. O. Houghton, Hon. H. D. Barrows,
Judge E. Baxter. Prof. J. M. Guinn, Rev.
Father Adam. Theo. G. Van Dyke. Rev. ,
Ceo. Fisher. Dr. A. Davidson. Horace
King, Clinton A. Bradley. William En
derleln. Misses Maud Willis. Wethern,
Overton. Giles, Ellerbe, Misses Hough
ton, A. Murphy, Elliott, Shepherd, Col
There was a very pleasant gathering i
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Tyler •
on East Twenty-eighth street last n Sht.
given as a farewell to Mr. and Mrs. [
Dodge, who will leave today for Santa ,
Ana to make it their future home. The ,
evening was passed in conversation, mv- >
sical and literary selections and the en- '
Joyment of tempting refreshments. The \
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Valle, Mr. and '
Mrs. Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Annabel, Mr. .
and Mrs. McCrea, Mr. and Mrs. Church- .
ill. Mr, and Mrs. Graves. Mr. and Mrs.
Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Reeves. Mr. 1
and Mrs. Borst. Miss Borst, Miss Jabson, j
Mr. and Mrs. Moody. Miss Moody. Mr. \
and Mrs. Hammond. Mr. and Mrs. Bix
ty, Mr. and Mrs. Carter. Misses Ham- .
Riond, Messrs. Hammond, Misses Lil- •
lian Adams.Merriam Gook.Mamie Dible. '
Raymond Bradford. Hattie Bradford, '
James Dible, Hardy O'Melveny, Harry ,
O'Melveny, Guy O'Melveny. Roe Sander- ,
son, Valentine Wachtel. Leonard Wach
tel. Don Wilson, Mrs. L. J. Rose, Mrs.
James Montgomery. Mr. and Mrs. Saf
ford. Mr. and Mrs. Wachtel. Misses Pike,
Maud Rose. Mabel Rose, Cole, Messrs.
Pike, Easton, Adams.
A Pleasant Dance
Mr. and Mrs. Buchanan, Miss Essie
Harthorn and Miss Houk entertained a
number of their friends at Lee's hall on
East Seventh street last Saturday even
ing. Refreshments were served and
dancing indulged in until a late hour.
Those present were: Misses Nellie
Lenehan, Alta Nelson. Irene Mitchell,
Mary Boton, Miss Smith, Miss Hlnes.
Nannie Hlnes, Miss Oman.Miss Schours.
Julia Sullivan. Smith, Katie Webb. May
Btooksberry, Georgia Holloway, Luck
enbach. Dollie Cooper, Edna Lee, Dollie
Richmond, Long Street. Essie Harthorn,
Dora Houk. Mrs. Longstreet. Mrs. Rich
mond, Gertrude Brusscll. Mr. and Mrs.
Hartman, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee. Mr.
and Mrs. P. Buchanan, Messrs. D. A.
Mclsaac. Martin Miller. Alexander Nel
son. A. Ashton, George Schours. D. A.
McMltlen, David Foster. Robert Fobrel.
J. L. Holloway. A. W. Filden.O. K. Hol
lowav, B. F. Moore. Walter Moore. A. J.
Moore, Bird Waldon. J. Hlnes, C. W.
Houck, George Wince. J. J. Kean, Geo.
McClure, H. Snyder, M. H. Bowman, J.
A. Bowie. Joe Alhrlght. A. G. Harden, J.
M. Foney, Harry Preston, Myers, Bob,
A. J. Hamm.
An at Home
Good cheer and hospitality pervaded
the delightful home of Mrs. K. P. Bryan,
on South Grand avenue, yesterday,
when Mrs. Strong and Mrs. Bryan gave
the last of three charming entertain
ments. The pretty floral bedecked rooms
were thronged from 8 tn 6 with guests
that were coming and going at pleasure.
The Intercourse with friends and tho en
joyment of daitny viands that were
served made the afternoon a very pleas
ant one. Miss Ida Banning presided
over a punch bowl In the library that
I was bright with nasturtiums and mus
tard. In the drawing room the two
charming hostesses received their many
friends. La France roses made the
I apartmnets very pretty, and In the din
| ing room, where the hospitalities were
dispensed by the Misses Bryan, Hen
dricks and Strong, dark red roses and
sweet peas were arranged with much
A very pleasant hearts party was
given last night at The Delaware hotel
lOn South Broadway, in honor of Mrs.
| Clara A. Barnes of Nebraska and Mrs.
| Annie Hodges of Bridgeport, Conn. The
: parlors were tastefully decorated with
| a profusion of roses. The evening's en
j tertainment was interspersed with vocal
j and Instrumental selections, and during
I the serving of the refreshments a string
j orchestra was in attendance. The
i lady's prize was a souvenir spoon, and
J the gentleman's a silver flower holder.
I The booby, a small drum. Those pres
j ent were:
Mrs. <!. C. Booth. Mrs. Clara R.
Barnes, Mrs. W. W. Ryem, Miss Vallie
Spawn. Miss Henry Morris, Miss Mary-
Crawford. Mrs. John T, Dennis, Mrs. An
nie Hodges. Mrs. R. Robinson. Messrs.
E. R. Mltchel, George I*. Curtis. Henry
Morris. I ieorge Brown, Haves, N. N.
Scott, W. G. Mltchel, AY. Ryan, Mark
Heissman, and G. Cunningham.
Miss Helen Safford was given a frc
jdja tr\ k JkJ Positively prevented by using the Skin Food
ffiMb I Al\ Lola Montez Creme.
This Creme removes age traces, prevents wrinkles, keeps
Vr 3 the skin smooth and healthy, thus insuring a complexion
r* permanently beautiful. 75c a jar. Lasts 3 months.
" < %k ifY Soothes and relieves all skin irritations. Good for insect
WfL bites. Sold in Los Angeles by Druggists C. F. Heinze
' L man, 222 N. Main St., H. M. Sale & Son, 220 S. Spring St.
I"* fll I Dfl VI t nave been * Beauty Hector many yenriwlth creat success. TDI A I
wUrUli, Raving found out what ladles seed to create and preserve health 1 IYIAL,
i nnd bcuutv. I have prepared the articles and necessary Instruc
— tion Head my liook. Ladles sending thlscoupon and in t-*nts DAY
» i v stamps will rr-cr-tvt, a book of instructions and a box of D"A
liOI,A MONTEZ CREME and a box of Face Powder free
MRS. N'ETTIt HARRISON, Dermatologist, 40-« Geary street, San Francisco, Cal.
' "Th« Bat tt th» Clmiwil "
BOSTON GOODS STORE
Opposite City Hair
Household Linens, Etc.
Third week of the greatest sale this department has ever known.
Newest goods, largest and best assorted stock on the Coast, prices
that no house has been able to duplicate. Comparison or goods and
20-inch Glass Linen, per yard 10c
Yard-wide Bleached Muslin, per yard 5c
Hemstitched Sheets, each 85c
Hemstitched Pillow Cases, each 35c
White Turkish Towels, size 22x40 each 20c
18x36-inch Hemstitched Huck Towels, each 20c
Quarter Bordered Satin Damask Table Cloths $2.50
Eights Cream Silk and Wool Flannel, per yard 85c
72-inch Plain Double Satin Damask, per yard.... $1.00
Quarter Plain Double Satin Damask, per yard $1.50
Quarter Plain Double Satin Damask, per yard.... $2.00
36-inch White Flannel, embroidered in colors, per yard. ...$!.35
32-inch Scotch Tennis Flannel, per yard 25c
30-inch Scotch Tennis Flannel, per yard 35c
30-inch Silk and Wool Scotch Tennis Flannel, per yard 45c
We are showing a very complete line of fine Embroidered _
Linens, all widths; prices a yard, from 25c to $1.25
Brown Linen Drill, for Boys' Suits at, a yard from 25c to 40c
BOSTON «sss. STORE
Speaking of Such Things
As Refrigerators, remember we carry the most complete stock In Southern
California. The best makes at the lowest prices. The same may be saij
of our Gas anJ Gasoline Stoves.
Naureth & Cass Hardware Co., j&^jg^
j — ■
Subscription price or The Herald has beun
SO CENTS A MONTH BY CARRIER
$5.00 A YEAR BY MAIL
llghtrul surprise party last Saturday
evening In honor ot her 12th birthday, !
try her cousin, Miss Bessie Wachtel. The j
young people took possession o£ the I
Safford home at an early hour, and a
very pleasant evening was spent by all.
Games were played and music enjoyed,
the latter being furnished by a banjo '
quartet composed of the Messrs. Turner,
Messrs, Lessler and The serving
of refreshments concluded the enjoy- j
Here and There
Mrs. W. W. Koss will leave today for '
an extended visit in the eastern cities, j
Mrs. S. B. Strait will leave Thursday i
for Minnesota, to be gone an indefinite |
length of time.
Harry Harris and Miss Mary White I
inform their friends at this late date
of their marriage, which took place in I
May, 189 a.
Miss Pauline Kingsbaker was con- i
firmed yesterday at Unity church by
Dr. Salmon. After the ceremony a num
ber of friends gathered at the home of
her parents on 1' lgueroa street, when an
enjoyable afternoon was spent.
The Vienna Park club had its first con- .
cert and social gathering on Sunday
afternoon at the Vienna park, corner of ,
Jefferson street and Western avenue. An
orchestra, consisting of twelve musl
clans, under the directorship of Mr. Isl- ;
dore Fenster, rendered some very beau
tiful selections, among others, Robin
Hood, bl de Koven, Orpheus, by Offen
bach, and Faust, by Gounod. It was a
most pleasant meeting, and very select.
An Old Gentleman Loit
An aged gentleman named E. M. !
Thomas was yesterday reported at the 1
police station as missing. He was with
several lady relatives and en route from .
Pomona, where they had been visiting
to Yuba City, his home. They stopped
in the city and the ladies went into a !
store to do some shopping, leaving Mr. :
Thomas outside. When they came out I
he was gone and has not since been |
seen. He is some 75 years of age and |
Finds hard work less hard
if he or she wears a "solid
comfort" shoe—Our lines
of shoes are built that way
—and, besides being easy
on the feet, are easy on
No High Prices—
They Are All Low.
129 W. First St., Near Spring
Sadirons can be had at our
store for 75c. A good No. 7
stove for $6.50. Not much
room here to quote prices, but
these will signify what you can
do with your money and how
far it will go.
230 S. Spring St., Los Angeles
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