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STORAGE OF CRUDE OIL It Will Have to Go Out of Sight 111 linn FIRE ORDINANCE There Is Now a Very Great Hazard THE CALL FIRE SYSTEM It li Considered by tbe Board of Fire Commissioners Perfecting the Department by Some Slight Repairs Tha Plra Board Holds the Most Important Session of tha Year —There Will Be One Company Leas Dur- Ing Vacation At the regular weekly meeting of the board of fire commissioners held yester day, the chief reported that the general Inspection of the fire hydrants through out the city was progressing and would be completed by July Ist. The chief recommended the storing of all crude oil underground in tanks to be constructed for that purpose, the late Are in the oil district making the pres ent plan of up storage a menace to the city. The passage of an ordinance for elevated tanks surrounded by trenches was suggested to the council. The ef fort for a combination chemical engine and hose wagon at Seventh street and Union avenue was endorsed by the board and a motion favoring the idea was or dered sent to the council. Upon the subject of a full, permanent paid fire department, the chief pointed out the advantages of the idea over the present call service. He thought, how ever, that the department at this time needs improved apparatus, more than anything else. The call service costs $350 a month and the full paid service will cost $:iOSO a month, that Is to say, forty-one men at $50. Commissioner Jake Kuhrtz favored delay in the mat ter for the time being. Commissioner Vetter thought that twenty-seven men permanently at $45 a month and room rent would be a sufficient force. This would increase the department expendi tures a little more than $3000 a year. Commissioner Grlder opposed $45 a month as being too low a wage. Com missioner Vetter explained that his idea was to grade the men in the department. The chief and Commissioner Vetter were committee to prepare a detailed statement showing the com parative cost of maintaining the call and the permanent systems. The state ment is also to show the cost of the pro posed new apparatus, of which the de partment is in need for thorough modern equipment. A report shows that the apparatus at present in use can be made thoroughly serviceable by the expenditure of some $700. The matter was after debate turned over to Commissioners Kuhrtz, Glider and the chief to investigate and make a report. The chief reported that several lots can be secured for the temporary ac commodation of engine company No. S, now located on Third street between Spring and Main, at an expense of not to exceed $25. The quarters are to be constructed by members of the fire de partment and will cost about $75. The present quarters will have to be vacated by July 6. It was decided to take no temporary quarters, No. S's engine to be used for relief purposes during the coming department vacation. A claim against Fireman Burt Smith for $14.75 held by C. Worth was referred to the chief. The proposal of A. J. Riethmuller to lease to the city a building for engine company No. 8 was laid upon the table for one week, and the several new peti tions to operate engines, boilers and feed mills inside the city limits were referred to the chief. A requisition for $150 for a new driv ing horse for Assistant Chief Ed Smith was tabled for one week. INTEREST SENT ABROAD Interest to the amount of $43,611.18 upon certain of the municipal bonds of tlie city will be due at New York on July Ist. Three drafts covering the amount are now speeding that way to meet the charge. The money is due for interest upon the internal sewer, school improvement, police station and water system bonds, and a portion of it goes to liquidate expenses upon some of these bond issues. City Treasurer Hartwell has forwarded to the Chemical National bank of New York three separate drafts to meet the emergency, one for $14,611 and two each for $14,500. CITY HALL FLOTSAM The mayor and the board of health visited tlie headworks yesterday after noon, tlie object being to discover, if possible, the source of the tilth which exists in the water furnished to con sumers in certain sections of tbe city. A report upon the subject will be forth coming at the board of health's next meeting. Charles V. Miller of the Sixth ward Is not to have easy sailing for the position of market Inspector, which has just been created. Neither is A. B. Dessery of fioyle Heights to land the place. Al though Tax Collector Cish has the ap pointment to give out. the council itself must confirm Glsh's nominee. The ma jority of tlie members of the latter body apear to be in favor of Police Officer Walker for the job, who is said to have had experience in such work. HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS The Summer Class of 'y6 Hold a Field Day at Athletic Park The summer class of '% of the Los Angeles High school had a field day at Athletic park yesterday afternoon. The sports were witnessed by a large crowd chieliy composed of fellow students, and the grand stand pri sented an imposing appearance, filled with a bevy of High school girls clad in cool white frocks. The senior 11, winter '10, turned out in a tallyho handsomely decorated with their color, orange. The results of the various events on the program were as follows: 100-yard dash, Bright won, Cleveland second; time. 10 4-5; one mile, bicycle, Jones won, Brotherton second; time, 2:34 2-5; the tug of war between the middle class team, represented by Fox, captain Glass, Braly. Keyes. Bidwell, Chase, and the junior class team. Shelling, captain De Nure, Kimball. Rhoder, Look ami Tweedy, after fifty minutes' si vere ami strenuous struggle, was declared a draw ■ 440-yard dash, Hale won, Shrader sec ond; time. 1 :i>7; one mile run, Hale won, Dodge second: time. 5:45; quar ter-mile, bicycle, Prick won. Jones •econd; Paul Dougherty won the senior A novelty race and was the proudest man on the track; training will tell; three-mile bicycle handicap, Broth erton, 150 yards, won, Dandy, 150 yards, second; time, 17 minutes 59 seconds, which is sworn to as official time, the boys Indulging in very much a go-as you-please. THE CRACK MARKSMEN Companies A and C of the Seventh Regiment at the Rifle Range There was some capital shooting at the East Side butts yesterday when com panies A and C of the Seventh regiment held their annual shoot to qualify. Com pany A at present seems to boast the best shots, both Sergeatn Miles and Pri vate Crawford entering the excellent scores of 43 out of a possible 50. Company A, thirty-five men, shot and the following sixteen qualified: Lieu tenant F.A. Martin,3S; Lieutenant F. B. Haven,34; Sergenat H.C. Miles,43; Quar termaster Sergeant W. Clarke, 36; Ser geant I. D. Jaynes, 38; Sergeant L. C. Wilis, 37; Sergeant R. W. Potts, S3; Cor poral I. N. Jarvis, 42; Corporal H. O. Bates, 39; Corporal S. O. Lockwood 41; Corporal S. C. Pruden, 36; Private S. Crawford, 43; Private J. E. Holcomb, 30; Private J. H. Judy, 36; Private J. S. McCroy, 39, and Private S. B. Reeve 37. Company C, thirty-six men, shot. The following fifteen qualified: Captain F. H. Teale, 36; Lieutenant Collis, 36; Lieu tenant Carter, 34; Sergeant Kutz, 31; Sergeant Phelon, 41; Sergeant Richard son, 31; Corporal Donnell, 39; Corporal Meyers, 36; Private Best, 31; Private Dunn, 33; Private Hall, 3S; Private Mather, 39; Private Nissen, 36; Private Snyder, 31; and Private Story, 30. The possible maximum was 50, 10 shots and a score of 30 qualified. Company F, the band and staff shoot today. THE MARLBOROUGH SCHOOL A Fashionable Audience Present at tbe Friday Morning Club Rooms An Able Address br Mrs. Caswell-rive GraJ uates Rcceire Their Diplomas—Awards of Merit Bestowed The Friday Morning club room was crowded yesterday morning with an au dience made up of representative society people of this city, who were present for the enjoyment of the Marlborough school exercises. It would be safe to say that no more interesting school program has been given in this month of gradu ates. It was devoid of the usual drag that so often accompanies similar occa sions and the program was selected rather to the view of excellence than length and was as follows: Marlborough Maidens—Chorus. Violin solo, Gondoliera, Ries—Miss Mar ion Jones. Autumnal Gale, Grieg—Miss Katherlne Kimball. Piano solo, ballade in A flat, Chopin—Miss O'Donoghue. Marlborough Violets, School Song—Mus ic by Miss M. M. Naftzger. Address to graduates—Mrs. G. A. Cas well. Songs, (a) Chanson, Vannuccini: (h) Scene from Manon, Massenet—Miss Kath erine Kimball. The fifth number was composed by one of the pupils, and reflected much credit upon the young lady's ability. Mrs. Caswell took her place on the platform, surrounded by the graduating class, who formed a picturesque grouping in their dainty gowns of white, with an effective background of plants and bam boos. On the front of the platform was a table covered with flowers, and at the conclusion of Mrs. Caswell's address other fl I offerings from friends were added to these by five of the graduates' school mates. Special mention should be made of the violin solo by Miss Marion Jones, who played with a finished and true artistic style. Each guest was given with the program a unique poster de signed by Miss Juliet Carvell, one of the pupils, which gave evidence of the ar tistic talent that exists in the school. The school book, Geppo and the Violet Flag*, is a clever edition compiled by the young ladies and just published. It is full of handsome illustrations and cuts and sparkling bits of thought con tributed by the different gil ls. The ad dress to the graduates by Mrs. Caswell was practical advice and so imbued with every-day acquirements of gentle wom anhood that all present could have reaped a harvest of benefit from the able remarks. The speaker said in brief: "Another year has waxed and waned and again the June air thrills with good-byes and good wishes. Commencement day ap pears with little less regularity than Christmas or New Year; yet we come with unflagging interest to see these trig little ships go sailiing away into the future wth their freight of joy and cour age. By 'the tender grace of a day that is dead' we would, if we could, stow away somewhere on board, in addition to our good wishes, our experience, that it might be of some avail when ruthless winds shall have carried them beyond our sight—out to sea. But they have no room for it, and, alas! it is not trans ferable. "It is not an easy matter in this day of 'good times' to set oneself earnestly about anything; not because you have better times than we of an earlier gen eration, but because matters in general are so much more complicated." There was no fear in the heart of the speaker that the cla.ss would fall back into social languor after their active school days, nor did she think they would "develop into that mysterious an omalous thing the new woman," the lat ter "heaven forbid." Tlie class were ad monished not to believe life to 1m; all prose, but cling to ideals of womanhood and manhood such as we all reverance on their appearance among us, but lo cling to their standards and understand that they are not Impracticable. Mrs. Caswell touched on all points of life that were conducive for making a successful woman. Courtesy in all thing was emphasized as an essential virtue, one of the manifest duties in life being to cultivate the power of conversation, but not to study to make it brilliant.as it often falls into monologue or Into saying of good thing's at another's expense Ac complishments should be turned into companions rather than for display. The speaker had little use for higher mathematics, etc.. for women through life, but trusted that tlie young women could handle fractions, calculate her own Interest, tell a check from a promis sory note and know the Importance oi reading papers before attaching their signature; the interesting, helpless wo men are a thing of the past and are pushed aside for those who are strong and competent. Charity should go hand in hand with common sense. Sentiment of a kind is nut lacking, but sympathy Is rare, it is to be hoped suffrage will be restricted rather than extended, but if tlie ballot is forced into tlie bands of women, me ■: it fairly and honestly and with Intelli gence. At the conclusion of .Mis. Cas well's remarks the school honor-; ami di plomas were awarded. The five gradu ates were Misses Florence Silent. Shank land, Mabel Garnsey, Knight and Sprague. The awards were pn tty little violet enameled pine and were bestowed by the vote of the school as follows: Miss Georgia Caswell for the best every day English and manners, Miss Louise Gastro and Miss Mabel Garnsey ran a close voteon uniform courtesy, the fornv er carrying off the coveted prize. The singing by the school of Old Lang Syne signaled the close of the morning. LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MOR»JJStt\ JiJjrjl SK, 1898. THE RIGHT MENT AT LAST Detectives Claim to Have Vt bite's Murderers in Custody STRONG EVIDENCE FOUND Harry Hezekiah and Billy Van Home Now Behind tbe Ban Footprints In tha Dust—Jealousy and dreed the Motives for the Crime—The Prison* era Arraigned Yesterday After days of patient work the police detectives yesterday made known the result of their labors on the White mur der case, and a complaint was sworn to in Justice Morrison's court charging Harry Hezekiah and William Van Home with killing Edward White on the evening of the 19th of this month, last Friday. On Sunday morning last Ar thur and Harry Hezekiah were taken into custody at their home No. 1614 St. James street and locked up in Jail. On Monday forenoon, having found that Arthur had nothing to do with the case, he was released, but Billy Van Home, who resides on Leroy street, was put under lock and key. .■ . It was not Intended to swear out the complaint so soon, until further evidence had been accumulated, but Attorneys Marble & Phibbs were retained and threatened immediate habeas corpus proceedings unless a charge was forth coming. Then it was that Officer F. G. Talamantes swore to the murder charge, and the immediate arraignment of the defendants followed. Both pleaded not guilty and examination was set for Fri day at 10 o'clock. Harry Hezekiah is a good-looktns; young man, who has been working tor the Oil Burning and Supply company as teamster at their works on Date street. He has for over a year past kept company with Georgte Abbott, and has been her accepted lover. This neither of them deny. On Thursday evening last, the night before the murder, he staid the whole night with her, and once asked her who this fellow White was that she had been going out with. Georgie's re ply was that he was only a friend. Billy Van Home Is a tough looking customer, with one eye and a face that would ornament any rogues' gallery. He is the one who is supposed to have done the shooting, and his revolver, now in the possession of the police, is the weapon thought to have been used. Van Home came here from Arizona, and has been a tamale peddler until about a week ago, since which time he has work ed for a friend who was employed at the oil works, but who injured his hand in an accident. Van Home was a particu lar chum of Hezekiah's, and was with him on the night of the murder. It appears that at about 6 o'clock Fri day evening, after he had got through work, Harry went to Georgie's house and staid a few minutes. Then he went to his home on St. James street, changed his clothes and ate supper, during which time his friend Van Home came in by appointment, as they were going up town. Both dressed in their best clothes, they went over to the Abbott woman's house, entered and sat down. They bad been there but a little while when Edward White came In, Georgle took him into another room, but introduced the three. Then she went ahead with her preparations to go up town with White. Shortly after Hezekiah and Van Home rose to leave, asking White the time, to which he re plied by taking out his watch and tell ing them. They then went out. but did not go away, as a party who was watch ing them saw them hang around until Georgie and White appeared, when they followed the couple off up town. White and the woman knocked around town and finally brought up at the Vienna buffet, where they had some beer. Van Home and Hezekiah were also in the Vienna drinking beer but left as they say at 10:30 and separated, straight home. They did not, however, but hanging around until they saw White and Georgie depart, cut ahead of them and went down to Chavez street. The description of the men seen by the bottling works watchman, Alfonso We ber, tallies exactly with that of Heze kiah and Van Home as to dress and general appearance. To more fully show that it was these two who were there the well-defined tracks of Hezekiah's shoes were found all along the side of the fence where he sneaked along in the dust instead of taking the sidewalk on the other side. These tracks have been followed up to where the men sat on the barrels and there were some near where the shooting took place. The foot prints were especially notice able on account of their shape, a long, narrow square-pointed toe and their dis tinctness having been made with a new shoe, iho shape is one not usually worn at present. When Hezekiah was arrest ed his shoes were inimediatly fitted to the tracks in the dust and found to lit perfectly and also to correspond lo the measuri a of footprints taken an hour after the shooting at the spot by Ser geant Smith. It would seem that Hezekiah was In- Cited t'i the bold up hy jealousy and Induced Van Home to go along for the purpose of robbery. The latter's revol ver, a huge 44-e.allber Colt's, was found in a trunk in his room on Lerny street, but ail the chambers were fully loaded. He was asked when he fired it last and said on Thursday night on Ann street at a dug. Since then it had been in the trunk. Van Home claimed that he had only met the Abbott woman once, being introduced to her on Wednesday and had not seen her since. In many other particulars his tal- is full of falsehoods as has been proved. Hezekiah has also been caught nap ping. He aald that be did not get home until after 11 oclock and that he had not bei n <m Chavez street for a month anil then only in a wagon. When confronted with the tracks of his shoes in the dust he said he bad on that evening worn his other pair. The only other pair he pos sesses are low cut baseball shoes, in poor repair with a large piece cut out of one side for a sore corn. They were found and showed signs of not having been worn for some time. It is not con sidered probable that he would dress up In his best in every other way and then put on the old cut. baseball shoes. Harry's mother said that he came home that night at 10:110 and site knew it as she was sitting up sewing and he spoke to her. In his account Harry said that when he got home everybody was |n l» d and he saw no one. He did not leave the Vienna until 10:30 as several witnesses saw him. Yesterday under the terrible cross-fit " of questions by the detectives and the'.r probing of his doubtful statements, Hezekiah came near collapsing. He trembled like n leaf and the 1 sweat stood out in drops on his brow, shewing tlie strain he was under. To Detective Goodman assisted byOfll eer Talamantes. is due the working up Of the ease against the accused men. Since the murder night and day he has been on the trail and if strong circum stantial evidence, hacked by corrobora tive facts, can be depended upon as proof of guilt he certainly has cause to think that the right men are now be hind the bars. All that he has dug up will not be divulged at present, but on g- (furs is a Bona Fide, 3 I Qoing Out of Business % | Slaughter — e| I •-• 0f Men's and Boys' Clothing § Hats and Furnishing Goods 3 g~ Every Dollar's Worth of our Stock must be converted into cash at once, 3 regardless of actual cost. Bargains here that you'll never get again, if you g~ live a hundred years. H The Cause of This Great Slaughter 3 Is due to the fact that we are going out of business and are compelled to — turn our stores over to our landlord in July. Z^m Cut This Price List Out 3i And bring it with you for reference: —^ \X~~~ Men's 50c Overshirts li\n I Men's 75c White Dress Shirts Ai\n 1 Cut down to £UC ' Cut down to .> *t\jL g g~ Men's 10c Shaw-knit Socks A Cut down to OC Men s 7 * c Underwear 3 r I -^?> Cut down to «30C I • Men's 50c Neckwear JCU j Cut down to lOC Men's $10.00 All-Wool Suits AC I Men's He Web Silk Suspenders |C r Cut down | Cut down to lOC y --<g Men's $15.00 All-Wool Suits (tfl AC 9 g~ Men's $1.25 Linen Percale Shuts A*\r i Cut down to tjjy.yO § «f>- Cut down to tuC : I — Men's $1.50 Stiff Hats -Iftr* i Boys ' * 0c Riveted Rib Overalls ?Crr 1 3 49— Cut down to OUv ! Cut down to «Vut 1 —«* *s>~ H —*» eS* —' ' —'' ' t&— ——. 4B»— —<K» For Two Gold Dollars' Worth of Good Clothing for One Dollar in Silver Attend the Great Going Out of Business Sale at 1 The Chicago Clothing Co. 1 | 125 and 127 N. Spring St. |j SJ— PHILLIPS BLOCK — „ . [^^•^^^ % bb— Imml mi ■ 10* Per Box. Harmless and Pleasant. |- * *^. - |||| ! ' ,FITT t ' 0 '' A " I)rUßgists ' or I>y u,ail from THE CORONA CO., Friday at the preliminary examination the full strength of the case will be pre sented and if the statement of the officer is to be given credence he will come near proving his men the right ones. DR. DORA KINO HELD Must Stand Trial in the Superior Court lor Criminal Practice Justice Morrison yesterday morning rendered his decision in the matter of the motion of counsel for defendant, in the first case of abortion against Dr. Dora King, for a dismissal of the pris oner, and denied it. The defense then decided to offer no testimony, preferring to w ait until the trial. The doctress was held- to answer In bonds of $1500 for per forming the crime upon Mrs. Maria Brunolt. Examination of the second charge, of criminally operating upon a Mrs. Euby, with which both I. J. King and the doctress are accused, will be taken up today. The defendants are un der $-'000 and $1000 bonds respectively in tiiis case. Saturday Trains to Redondo Beach On the Santa Fe leave at 9:05 a. m., 10a. m., 1:30 ii. m., 3 p. m. and 5:30 p. m. Re turning trains leave Redondo at 1:00 p. m., 3:15 p. m., 4:42 p. m. and 9:00 p. m. Round trip, 50 cents. TV. 0 SUSPECTS ARRESTED A Negro and a White flan Who flay Prove to lie Housebreakers Two arrests were made yesterday of suspects supposed to have been implica ted in the recent robbery of the house of a man named Fletcher, near the Sol diers' home. Clerk lientsley and Cap tain Roberts, acting under orders from Chief Glass, went to the Buena Vista house on New High street, where they corraled a negro and a tough looking white hobo. The pair were brought to the station and locked up, a telephone message being sent down to have Mr. Fletcher come up and see If he could identify the prisoners as the men who robbed hint and threatened to burn his house over his head. Detectives are hard at work on the case and even though the men now in jail prove not to be the right ones, hope soon to have the culprits safe behind the bars. The names of the prisoners could not be learned and will not be made public until the proof of their guilt or innocence has been obtained. BACK IN THE HOSPITAL Young; Hart as Sane Immediately Seeks a Refuse H. J. Hart, the young consumptive wlro applied at the receiving hospital on Sun day last for treatment as he believed that he was going insane and proved to be off his mental balance, is again in the city jail. It will be remembered that Hart was detected in a plot to kill the jailer and make his escape, and, being considered dangerous, was sent to the county jail to be examined as to his men tal condition. Yesterday morning he was released, as all right in his head, but evidently was not, as a little later he showed up again at the receiving hospital and asked for admittance, saying that he was apprehensive lest another insane par oxysm should come upon him. lie talk ed quite rationally for awhile, but it was plain to be seen that he had wheels which were bussing. Accordingly he was once more tatken in and will be cared for for a few days. During the day he was per fectly rational a great part of the time, but something is loose in his head which makes him fly off at a tangent when least expected and unfits him to be at large in tlie streets. The most efficacious stimulant to excite the appetite is Angostura Bitters, the genu ine oi Dr. J. G. B. Siegert & Sons. Band Concert at Redondo Beach Sunday. Santa Fe trains leave at 9:05 a. m., 10:00 a. m., 1:30 p. m., 5:30 p. in. Round trip, 50 cents. Gold paper, 6c S2B S. Spring. A SAP DEATH Edward Fairfax Cwec Loses Hia Life Acci dentally at Acton Word was received In this city last evening of the accidental killing of Ed ward Fairfax Owen, son of E. H. and Cecila W. Owen. Mr. Owen left horns with Edward R. Terwllleger and Rich ard Towers on Sunday, June 21, 1806, on a hunting trip. They arrived at Actort about 3:30 p. m. on the 23d Instant. Tha accident happened about 3:45 p. m. Mr. Owen was driving and when about a mile above Acton, suggested that they kill some rabbits. Terwllleger took his place to drive, Owen getting out of tha wagon and going to the back to get his shotgun, which was rolled up In some blankets and lying in the bottom ot the wagon. In attempting to withdraw the gun it was discharged, Mr. Owen re ceiving the full contents of the charge, in the right breast, the shot passing through the body. Terwllleger and Towers rushed to him but he only gasp ed once or twice and died. Mr. Owen had just passed his 19th birthday and was a young man of un usual promise. I lis sudden death was a terrible blow to his parents and friends. My prices for wallpaper beat all the city. A. A. Eckstrom. 321 South Spring street. faint, buggy, 75c, 328 S. Spring.