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Silver Republicans Re«
pudiate Him Entirely
Enthusiastic Meeting Is Perfect
Committees Named to Enroll Members
and Attend to Business
Earnest Men Who Have Been Party Wheel
Horses Take tbe Lead
If Coronel Harrison Clray Otis Had B:en Pre
sent He Would Have Seen a Oreat Light
and Hid His lives Opened—Pull
Report of the fleetlnz
If the Hon. James McLaehlan and
Colonel Harrison Cray Otis had last
evening dropped in at No. 138 South
Broadway tbey would have perhaps
been convinced of the fact that there
are in Los Angeles Republicans of
standing in the commercial and profes
sional world of the city who are ardent
friends of the white metal, and who pro
pose to vote to sustain it at the polls in
The Honorable James would also have
had the pleasure of hearing himself re
pudiated by a body of bis past partisans
—men of influence nnd standing in the
community, and none of them office
Colonel Harrison Gray Otis would
have seen that the abusive campaign
he is making against the white metal
and its advocates was not only failing
to make converts to the cause of gold
monometallism, but he could have
learned that it was causing Republicans
to desert Hanna and the yellow stand
It was after 7:30 p. m. when Suther
land Hutton called to order the meeting
of the silver Republicans at No. 133
South Broadway. It was expected that
thirty or forty Republicans would as
semble pursuant to the call printed for
the meeting to consider what steps were
necessary to be taken in regard to tho
action of James McLaehlan In accept
ing the Republican nomination for con
gress in this district, and then repudi
ating the platform upon which he was
But instead of the thirty or forty Re
publicans expected over one hundred
and fifty gathered. The room was
packed to the very doors. Many stood
up and waited for hours to listen to
tho proceedings and to participate.
Many of them were old wheel horses in
the party, and they were alt Republi
cans, or at least they have been in the
The Hon. James was repudiated by a
unanimous vote, and it was resolved to
organize at once a Republican silver
c lub, to the roll of which 1178 signatures
have already been secured.
A temporary organization was formed,
the proper committee appointed, and
an adjournment taken for one week.
An address will be issued to the Re
publicans ol> the entire Sixth congres
sional district, advising and counseling
them to turn Mr. McLaehlan down at
the polls for his cowardly betrayal of sil
ver at the *chest of the Republican
After Mr. Hutton had called the meet
ing to order last evening, Nathan Cole,
Jr., read the Invitation which had
brought the gathering about. Mr. Hut
ton explained that the action of Mr. Mc-
Laehlan in repudiating the platform on
which he had been nominated had been
unsatisfactory to many ot the dele
gates to the Republican convention that
had named him, and they had taken
steps to bring about the meting to con
sider the proper steps to be taken. He
announced that the llrst order of busi
ness was the election of temporary ofli
ce rs.
George W. Knox was placed in nomi
nation for temporary chairman and he
was unanimously chosen. In taking the
chair, he said:
"Mr. Chairman, Gentlemen and Fellow-
Republicans: I was not one of those
who deliberated In the matter of calling
this meeting, but the idea met with my
sentiments exactly. I have been a Re
publican all my life, but I am now un
able to indorse the Republican platform
and vote for the Republican candidate
for president. The object of this meet
ing is to take action in reference to
James McLaehlan, the Republican nom
inee for congress. He was named at
Sacramento on a silver platform, which
he has repudiated. It is now for you to
do what you think proper—either to
approve or disapprove of his action. If
you repudiate him, then we must con
sider the next step to be taken."
Nathan Cole, Jr., was chosen unani
mously as secretary. He read the fol
lowing letter from Judge E. H, Larnme,
which was greeted with applause:
Mr. Sutherland Hutton, City:
Dear Sir: I have received tho invita
tion of yourself and others to attend the
conference of free silver Republicans to
consider what action should be taken
with reference to the position of our con
gressional candidate. The action of Mr
McLaehlan in repudiating the platform
upon which he was nominated of course
absolves all Republicans from giving
him further support. It is the duty of
all believers in free silver to so unite as
to make their votes count at the com
ing election. While it will be Impossible
for me to be present Tuesday evening
the movement has my full and hearty
support, and I will take pleasure In
doing anything that will further the
My suggestion would be that this
meeting simply appoint a committee to
arrange for a full meeting of all the Re
publican supporters of free silverat some
..time in the near future and that an or
ganized effort be made to so unite and
combine upon some one candidate that
will receive the full support of alrT.hoso
opposed to the single gold standard.
You may count upon me to do any
thing within my power in the matter.
Very respectfully, E. H. LAMME,
Major M. Jj. Starin, one of the dele
gates to the Sacramento convention,
which made McLaehlan the Republican
nominee for congress, made a telling
speech in which he said:
"I have been a Republican ever since
I was a voter and I was a delegate to the
convention which named Mr. McLaeh
lan. Without a dissenting voice that
convention inserted a silver plank in, the
platform. It was a convention made up
of eminent men, yet Mr. McLaehlan has
seen fit to repudiate that platform. He
tells us he has never been a friend of
silver, yet he voted with the silverltes
in congress. He has now repudiated |
himself. (Laughter.) This meeting, the
men and the members present, clarly
demonstrates the feeling of the true Re
publicans for silver. The thing for us
to do is to perfect a permanent organiza
tion and go to work to defeat Mr. Mc-
Laehlan," At this there was loud ap
Col. I. R. Dunkelberger stated that he
had been a life-long Republican'but ho
could not vote for a silver president and
a gfdd man for congress, llut before he
voted for anybody for congress he
wanted lo know absolutely that he was
a friend of silver.
Chairman Knox stated that the prop
osition before the meeting was to either
indorse or reject Mr. McLaehlan.
S. A. Carver made a ringing speech,
in the course of which he said:
"Wo take this step not because we love
the Republican party less for Its past
history, hut because we love the pro
gress of our country and the p-"-p—jfy
of the whide people more. It ls not ue
cessary to dwell on the relation of our
party to the past at this time. We are
lighting battles not in the dead past,
but iv the living present. We all ap
preciate the gravity of the situation.
We stand In the light of bring repudla ted
by a fellow citizen whom we have taken
up and honored. Now he turns around
W illi gracious majesty, much Impressed
jby tiie Importance we have given him,
nnd tells us that he has repudiated us.
By this token he has released us from
any obligation to support him, and it
is now time for us to repudiate him.
"I have heard Mr. McLaehlan declare
himself unequivocally in favor of free
coinage. This he did yp to within a
few days prior to the issuance of his
letter declaring for the gold standard.
He raid that he was going to make a
campaign for silver. He went to San
] Francisco, there saw a great light, and
came back to us a gnldbug.
"My idea is to organize a Silver Re
publican dull. This movement has
grown far beyond our expectations. We
have now 278 men signed up who are
Republicans. We can get nt. least 800
signatures, and each man has his inllu
ence and can bring others into the camp.
I know that I can get ten Republican
votes for silver m%self.
"I canvassed my own neighborhood,
and In one hour interviewed nineteen
Republicans. Ten were silver, six on
| the fence, and three were for gold. What
| we want to get is the on-the-fenoe vote,
and to do it we must perfect a perma
■ nent organization to do effective work.
If we get In now we can get tho man
. who is in doubt. The Republican corh
] rnittee is after him, but we have right,
Justice and reason on our side.
] "Let us carry this silver light into
I the home. Tho men want literature.
They hunger for it. If I had an armload
I could distribute it in fifteen minutes.
"My friends and fellow Republicans,
upon tbe settlement of this issue of sil
ver depends the destiny of our coun
Mr. Carver moved that a membership
commnttee of sixteen be appointed to
secure noMess than 500 signatures for
the formation of a Silver Republican
J. L. Murphy made some pointed re
marks, in the course of which he said:
"I think tiie figure should be placed
not lower tban the 1000 mark. lam in
favor of letting the Republicans of the
entire district know how this meeting
si amis. None of us are office-seekers
A\ c are here for principle. Wo must sim
ply let the Democrats and Republicans
know that there must be but one c .„ n .
gresslonal candidate In the field and
that if he is a silver man we are for
I am glad to see so many ofmvoM
Republican friends hero this evening
It looks like a Republican convention'
but we are more terribly in earnest now
than we ever were before.
"As between Bryan and stiver and Mc-
Kinley and gold, I look unon Bryan as
the better Republican of the two' Mc-
Kinley himself is mi right. I think, but
he is in the hands of Hanna. Sherman &
Co. I heard Mr. McLaehlan say the
day before he took his stand for gold
that he was for silver, and I know that
half the Republicans of Los Angeles
county are. (Loud Applause.)
On motion of Dr. Dodge, the action of
the delegates to Sacramento, in issuing
an open letter denouncing Mr. Mc-
Laehlan for repudiating the platform
the convention put forth, was by a
unanimous vote adopted.
R. W. Wood offered the following res
olution, which was unanimously
Whereas, James McLaehlan accepted
the nomination of the Republican party
ot the Sixth congressional district, but
repudiated its platform; therefore, be it
Resolved, That the silver Republicans
of Los Angeles now repudiate the can
didacy of the said James McLaehlan and
condemn his action.
A committee of sixteen was ordered
appointed on permanent organization,
and Chairman Knox .named the follow
ing gentlemen:
Henry T. Hazard, chairman; J. L.
Murphy, I. R. Dunkelbcrger, Dr. Dodge,
Sutherland Hutton,Rev. George E. Dye,
Nathan Cole, Jr., J. F. Waterman, Judge
Phillips, S. A. Carver. J. B. Young of
Pasadena, and Messrs. Garbut, Akey,
Sook and Smith.
The following committee of sixteen
was appointed on membership, and the
gentlemen will at once proceed to make
a canvass of the county:
S. A. Carver, W. P.. Akey, M. T. Starln,
R. Jl. Thompson, 1. R. Dunkelbcrger,
C. W. Mills, D. R. Rosel, Dr. H. E. Small,
H, de Garmo, Dr. Boynton, Emil d'Ar
tois from the city; B. Brubaker, Ante
lope valley; J. B. Young, Pasadena;
Joseph McFherson, Long Beach; C.
Vaughn, Azusa; Roy Jones, Santa Mon
ica; George J. Mitchell, Pomona; AY. N.
Hudson, Puente; Z. T. Snyder, Glendale.
Henry Roberts of Azusa stated that
there were ninety Republicans in the
San Gabriel valley whom he knew, and
eighty-seven were for silver. Mr. Rob
erts stated that ho had organized the
first Republican county committee in
Los Angeles county, but he was a Re
publican no longer.
J. 13,. Young of Pasadena said that he
had voted for every Republican presi
dent from Lincoln to Harrison, but he
was a friend of silver and had reached
the parting of the ways.
Henry T. Hazard was received with
applause, and made one of his earnest,
enthusiastic talks in which he said:
"We have repudiated McLaehlan, and
now we want either the Democratic or
the Populist candidate for congress
withdrawn. We do not propose to dic
tate which one shall be taken down,
but we must all vote together with the
silverltes and elect a silver man to con
gress from this district. It Is all impor
tant that we do this. We have no pref
enence. All we want is to help send a
free silver vote to the national house of
representatives from this congressional
district." (Loud applause.)
Judge Phillips made a brief speech en
dorsing silver. In which he stated that
thero was a Union Silver club in exis
tence In the city which already had a
membership of 'i-00. This remark was
loudly applauded.
J. L. Murphey moved that a commit
tee be appointed to draft an address to
the Republicans of the Sixth congres
sional district. The motion prevailed,
and the chair appointed the following
J. L. Murphey, Paul H. Blades, Suth
erland Hutton, Rev. George E. Dye,
E. H. Lamme.
Paul H. Blades, editor of the Record,
was called out. and given an enthusias
tic greeting. Mr. Blades stated that he
had always been a staunch Republican,
but that he was opposed unqualifiedly
to the election of Mr. McLaehlan to
congress. He had himself interviewed
Mr. McLaehlan, who had assured him
that he was for silver, but later the
Congressman had reversed himself. Mr.
i Blades pledged himself and his paper to
support the cause of silver, and to labor
to defeat the re-election of McLuchlui .
At this remark there was a vigorous
round of applause.
Major Statin and Messrs. Sook and
Thompson were appointed as a commit
tee to secure a larger hall lor the next
Rev. (leorge B. Dye made a few re
marks scoring Mr. McLaehlan for aban
doning the cause of sliver, after which
the meeting adjourned for one week.
The various committees that have
been named will proceed at once to
work. The enthusiasm of the meeting
will extend to the committees, and re
sults may be looked for. Everybody ii
Invited to the next meeting.
Streets In Chicago Blocked by the I .erne
Last week the New s printed an inter
view with Meyer Harrison, of the Penn
sylvania Mutual, in which that gentle
man said that ho had witnessed half a
dozen crowds within a single block in
Chicago whero the sole subject of dls
■ CUSBion was silver, says the Rocky
Mountain News of Denver. Mr. Harri
son added that he did not expect Denver
I people to believe the assertion, it was
such a radical change in a few months,
but he repeated the story as based on
| personal observation, He told of the
| strong feeling that, prevailed and said
j that the remarks of many of the speak
ers were cheered as though there was a
hug" political meeting In progress. All
these statements were taken with due
allowance for the er.thuilasin of Mr.
Harrison, but now comes the Chronicle,
a rabid gold bur paper of Chicago, with
tne following announcement:
I "Street debates on the money question
have been placed under the bun of Chief
Badenoch, ami a general edict against
unlicensed political oratory has bee:: is
sued by the police. The first offense un
der the new ruling was committed last
night, and officers promptly put the as
semblage two rout.
"Two campaign orators held forth at
the west crossing of Madison and Dear
born streets at 7:.'!0 oclock last night/,
and as audience of 1000 had assembled
to egg the debaters on, the throng be
came so dense that pedestrians were ob
bliged to take tbe street car tracks in the
middle of the two thoroughfares to pass
by. At times the crowds occupied th"
tracks, nearly causing a blockade of the
I street cars. Complaints were made to
Inspector Pitzpatriok of crowds that had
gathered for the same purpose of previ
ous evenings, storekeepers In the vicin
ity being the most disturbed by the as
semblages and their business interfer
red with,
"Short/y before X oclock Lieutenant
Preston, with Officers McCann, Gurney
and Reidy, told the crowd and the de
baters to 'move on.' Before the order
was obeyed the crowd required consid
erable pushing by the officers, and not
a few of the dilatory ones felt clubs on
their backs before they understood that
the police meant business. When the
sidewalks hud finally been cleared the
crowd follow ed the speakers, to the alley
between Madison and Washington
streets, in Clark street. Here a colored
agitator held a crowd's attention. Lieu
tenant Preston made the listeners'move
on.' After this the crowd, paying no
attention to the police, quickly gathered
at Madison and Dearborn streets to ar
rest any speakers who took the places
of the ones driven away earlier in the
Threat! of arresting the speakers and
a ride in Ihe patrol wagon quickly in
duced the assemblage to disperse. After
the last man had left Officer McCann
was detailed to patrol the vicinity of
Madison and Dearborn streets to arrest
any speaker who attempted to expound
currency arguments for the benefit of
unenlightened voters.
"During the first demonstration at
Madison and Dearborn streets 'Smiling
Frank Mason and Harry Manning said
to be two well known pickpockets, min
gled with the crowd and took pert in the
arguments. While Mason was trying
to show how the currency question ap
plied to the laboring man, it is alleged he
attempted to pick several pocket' Rv
Standers detected him, aud called De
tectives McCaffery and Fay, who ar
rested the men. No complaints w> re
lodged against them at the station."
Lo» Angeles Delegates to the Indianapolis Con
vention Selected Verderdav
A meeting of mugwump Democrats
was held yesterday afternoon in room
94 of the Bryson block, and was at
tended by twenty-five or thirty gentle
men. Will A. Harris was appointed
chairman and C. D, Willard acted as
secretary. It was decided to form a per
manent organization, to be known as the
Sound Money Democrats' club of Los
The follow ing delegates were elected
to attend the convention at Indianapo
lis: Will A. Harris, C. D. Willard, W.
J. Hunsaker, H. W. O'Melveney, Capt.
J. T. Lawlor, George Pooley, John J.
Byrne and I. H. Johnson.
These delegates will go to the conven
tion unpledged, except to vote for a res
olution indorsing the administration of
Grover Cleveland. The general senti
ment of the meeting was developed
that those present meant to vote for
McKinley and w ere not in favor of put
ting up an electoral ticket in this state,
while they thoroughly indorsed tiie gen
eral principles of the movement:.
R. A. Bird Claims That the Times Placed Him
in an Improper Light
R. A. Bird was misrepresented in the
Times. lie is a silver man, and wrote
the Times that while be would support
McLaehlan and McKinley, he stood this
way on the silver question:
"I do not seek to deny that I believe
silver should be given better recogni
tion as a money metal than it now has,
and much better than is, promised by
the platform of the St. Louis conven
tion." ,
Mr. Bird states that Col. Otis nurpose
ly misrepresented him.
Trying to Find ' Where They Are at"
Sherman Smith, Police Clerk Everett,
Health Officer Steddom and several oth
er Republican shining lights of the
First ward had a little informal caucus
at tho city hall to talk over candidates
for delegates to be voted for at the pri
maries. The action of the committee
in barring office holders has had the
effect of upsetting the faithful, and
they do not know just where they are at.
The Upheaval In the Third
The new political upheaval in the
Fourth ward is causing great consterna
tion among the supposed dictators of the
ward and causing the many Republi
can office seekers to ask the question:
"Where am I at?" The movement is
planning quietly but ls well organized
in every precinct and unless all signs
fail, the criers of reform will turn under
the former wire pullers of that ward.
Sixth Ward Silver Club Tonight
There will be a meeting of the Sixth
ward Circuit Sliver club this evening at
Southgate hall, corner of Main and
Thirtieth streets. Judge Utley, J. L
Murphy and J. N. Phillips will address
the club. The public are invited to at
A Slgnilicnnt Straw
On a Southern Pacific train to Santa
Barbara a day or two ago a poll was
taken, and the vote showed that the
passengers were for Bryan and silver
at the ratio of 3 to JL
Fifth Ward Silvia/Club
A meeting of voters of the enlarged
Fifth ward, who are favoring the silver
cause, will be held 1 Friday evening, at S
oclock, at Mellln's coal and wood yard,
junction of Klngsley Hoover and
Thirty-second streets. All friends of
silver. Irrespective of former party ties,
•are cordially invited to attend. The
purpose of the meeting is to organize a
ward campaign club. The call is signed
by A. Wilhartitz and Dan Neuhart,
Democrats; Hon. Henry T. Hazard and
,1. L. Murphy, Republicans; J. W. Walp
and Louis K. Webb, Populists.
The meeting which was advertised to
j lie held at the corner of New High and
Temple streets last night was postponed
to a future date.
The Hon. Jefferson Chandler
was called suddenly to Washington city
on important legal business and was
compelled to leave for Washington or/
yesterday morning's train.
Seventh Ward Dsmocrats
The Seventh ward Democrats and Sll
verltes will hold a rousing meeting at
No. 610 Hast Fifth street, this evening.
(lood speakers will be in attendance,
among them Hon. Will D. Could. Judge
H. F. Guthrie and others. All friends
of Bryan and silver are invited to at
] tend.
The McKinley Club
The McKinley club held a meeting in
its headquarters in the old California
club rooms, at the corner of First street
and Broadway, last evening. There was
the usual speech making, etc., and a
very pleasant time was had.
Ninth Ward Republicans
The Boyle Heights Republicans will
meet Thursday evening. As the "sack"
has arrived, the club lias been enabled
to secure Korbcl ball, on First street,
where the future meetings will be held.
The Japanese Trade Envoy— Contributions to
tne Permanent Exhibit
W. L. Lintncr of Cahuenga has sent
to the chamber of cornmeroe several
watermelons weighing thirty-five
pounds each.
Charles W. Richardson of Pasadena
has enriched the exhibit with another
assorted lot of his figs, including the
brown Ischia, Bulletin Smyrna, brown
Turkey White Genoa, brown Smyrna
and Celeste. He contributes also a lot
of Russian mulberries.
S. W. Barton of Whittier has sent
cars of the "bloody butcher" field corn
of immense development, although only
ninety days from the sowing of the
S. G. Spear of Tropico has contributed
an assortment of grapes, including
flame Tokay, Muscat and Rose of Peru.
The same donor sends a lot of the yel
low dawn pepper.
Mrs. Henry Qubler of this city has sent
some nice cut flowers to decorate the
Tomorrow at 9 a. m. a committee ap
pointed by the chamber will meet a
similar committee from the San Diego
chamber of commerce to discuss ways
and means to send a man to Japan to
study tbe markets there for our pro
ducts. The Los Angeles representatives
are Gen. Charles Forman, Major E. F.
C. Klokke and J. R. Newberry. Mr.
Butler.who came here with the Japanese
steamship men wdll be present, and so
also will K. 11. Wade of the Santa Fe
railway system.
Oficer Shields Meets a Riverse-Stotterbcck
Officer J. J. Shields yesterday lost the
first case that has gone against him
since he became a member of the po
lice force a year and a half ago The offi
cer appeared in the police court as pros
ecutor against Harry Slotterbeck, alias
W. C. Smith, wdto was arrested last Sun
day for fast driving on Figueroa street.
Shields testified that the defendant.who
appeared to be intoxicated, was speed
ing his horse for half a dozen blocks
at a tremendous pace. It was not a
case'of runaway, in his opinion, as the
driver was whooping and yelling with
the evident purpose of getting more
speed out of the animal. When the offi
cer tried to stop him, he was told to
get out of the way or he would be run
over. The horse was reeking with sweat
from the violent exercise. Shields had
no witnesses to support his testimony.
Slotterbeck was more fortunate. Be
sides his own testimony he had that of
several witnesses, all of whom swore
that the defendant was not drunk and
that he was not driving the horse him
self, and furthermore the horse was
not driven rapidly. The preponderance
of evidence was in favor the defense,
and Justice Owens dismissed the case.
Officer Shields insists that he is neithot
a liar nor a perjurer, and declares that
he had good cause to make the arrest,
the evidence of the defendant and lllrt
witnesses to the contrary notwithstan<4'
It Promises to Be a Second Anaconda or
According to reports received in this
city yesterday the Copper King mine,
situated thirty miles due east of Fresno,
will be a second Anaconda. The mine is
owned and operated by the Los Angeles
Petroleum and Smelting and Mining
company, with offices in this city.
Although but little more than de
velopment work has yet been
done, there are nearly 1000 tons of ore
on the dump and the output could be
increased to fifty tons a day at present,
and 200 tons daily in the near future.
Three day and two night shifts are work
ed continually in opening up the ledge
which is said to be part of the mother
lode. The ore is very rich, fifty assays
showing an average of Hi per cent pure
copper. All assays also show gold rang
ing from G2 cents to $19 a ton, and from
3 to 11 ounces of silver to the ton. The
combination of the three metals is said,
to make the ore richer than that of the
famous Anaconda mine, and the owners
confidently expect to take out many
millions of dollars. One tunnel has
been driven 250 feet into solid ore, the
ledge being from one to twenty-eight
feet in width and increasing in richness
as the work progresses. Dr. J. H. Bry
ant of this city is one of the principal
New Life to Be Put Into the Languishing In
There was a well attended meeting of
the Mining Exchange yesterday even
ing to consider ways and means for
infusing life into the institution, which
has shown a disposition to languish. It
was the unanimous sentiment of those
present that renewed efforts should be
made to work up interest in the organ
ization. It was urged that all the mem
bers should be more prompt in attend
ing meetings and call board sales, as
by so doing the permanency of the ex
change would be assured.
After a general discussion of the sub
ject by those present a committee of
five was appointeii to devise means for
giving the organization a new impetus.
The committee, which is composed of
Messrs. W. E. Howard, C. White Mor
timer, W. T. Smith, Frank Wiggins and
Dr. J. H. Bryant, will meet Thursday
at 3 p. in.
Bifllngton Excursionists
The following passengers arrived Id
Los Angeles from the east on Tuesday
morning, by the Burlington route, per
sonally conducted excursion, in charge
of Robert Cunningham:
A. C. Anda. and wife, Mrs. McManas,
J. L. Mowbray, Mrs. M. J. Mackey and
daughter. Miss A. Rosson. D. W. Sar
gent and wife, H. C. Griffin and wife,
George Anderson, Chicago; C. B. Gra
liot, H. T. Gratiot. St. Louis; O. H. Sal
mon, Webster City, Iowa; M. Aldrlch,
Miss K. Daykln, Mrs. R. Hurr, Shenan
doah. la.; Mrs. o. Rossman and
Spring*, Neb.; B. n. Patridg* and wife
Chicago; Mrs. J. K. Viler, Lansing
Deputy District Attorney James Waxes Wroth
in Court
The trial of little Arthur Norgust for
disturbing the peace brought a large
portion of the female and Juvenile pop
ulation of Bunker Hill to Justice Owens'
court yesterday afternoon. Women and
children, dressed in their best bibs and
tuckers, nearly filled the dingy court
room, and it seemed more like a holiday
occasion than a criminal trial.
The boy defendant was charged with
having disturbed the peace of the neigh
borhood by using naughty language in
the hearing of neighbors with whom the
Norgust lamily were not on good terms.
In fact, it was asserted little Arthur
swore at some of the good people resid
ing on Bunker Hill and called jbem
ugly names.
The testimony given against the boy
showed that it was a neighborhood row
in which .some older heads than Arthur's
were concerned. Deputy District At
torney James, therefore, moved the dis
missal of the case, and remarked if he
had been asked for a complaint he would
have yanked a lot of the adults into
Court instead of this little boy.
The complaint was accordingly dis
missed and the women interested In the
case adjourned to the sidewalk, where
the circumstances were talked over in
a very animated way and will doubt
less remain a subject of gossip for some
time to come.
A Young Man Charged With Embezzling Fur-
A young man name A. J. Lucas is ba»
hind the bars of the city jail to answer
the charge of embezzlement preferred
by J. D. Steele & Co., second hand fur
niture dealers on Main street. Luo&a
came to this city several months ag>»
with his mother and sister and set ujp
housekeeping on Crocker street. The*/
bought some furniture from Steele Sr,
Co., but were not able to pay for all oi
it at the time. Several days ago wheat
acolleetor called on Lucas for the money
due on the goods, he was requested to
call again later in the day. Whin tlva
collector had returned he found that tho
Lucases had moved out. An investiga
tion proved, so the Steeles allege, th**;
the furniture on which they had a Ilea
had been sold to a second hand dealer
occupying a store adjoining their own.
A warrant for the arrest of Lucas wai
sworn out, and yesterday J. D. Steelfj
Jr., found Lucas with his trunks packet!
and on the point of leaving the oittp.
and detained him until Deputy Sheriff
White came and placed him under aJ*»
rest. The amount involved in the al"
leged swindle is only about $10, but $2»
bail is required, Which Lucas has so
far been unable to raise.
Every nea! Is c. Trial
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rheumatism, kidney and bladder ailments
and liver complaint.
Pleaded NotOuilty
Philip J. Neilly, who is accused of
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620 Bellevuc avenue. Los Angelea. Cal.
J. M. Griffith. Pres. J. T. Grifntlt, V. Proa.
F. T. Griffith. Secretary und Treasurer.
Geo. P.. Waltes, Sept. of Mills.
Lumber Dealers,
And manufacturers of
MIBIIC Hill work o! Every impim
Doors, Windows. Blinds and Stairs.
<JM N. ALAMLDA ST., Los Angeles. Cal.
i .--Lute ot California, in and for the county
I of Los Angeles.
| John M. Griffith und Abbot Kinney, plaln-
I tiffs, vs. Gustavus Beecher, administrator
of the estate of John Beecher, deceased,
! Bertha Sanders, H. W. Chase, John ft.
, Griffin, N. T. Blair, Robert W. Pierce, Will
iam li. Pierce, George Hinds, Mrs. M. J.
Wadsworth, Mrs. \S illiam Lockwood, F.
| L. While, A. T. Love. Joseph SchulU. Nail
Knudson, 11. Solomon, Emma Solomon,
j Hancock M. Johnston. Mary E. Johnston,
Thomas R Rowan. H. It. Hanna, Lydla
IF. Vickery, Myndert L. Starln, aa ad
j minlstrator of tie estate of J. C. Viokery,
i deceased, C. 11. Beecher, Fanny L. Guffey.
I Amenaida R. Moore. First National Bank
jof Los Angi les, a corporation. I. W. Garrl
■ hit. Timothy Horgan, National Bank of
; California at Los Angeles, a corporation,
i Kerckhoff-Cuzner Mill and Lumber com
pany, a corporation. Henry Netter, W.
I t<\ Whlttler, X. P. Campbell. J. N. Rogera.
!M. I-:. Rogers, A. McCartney. Ed. Trlng,
; W. Hayes. M. Harmon, Real Estate Secur-
I lty Investment company, a corporation,
; CP. Dorland, if. K. Weis, A. VV. Shumway,
if. VV. Latham, Catherine McDonnell, John
Doe. Richard Roe, am! all persons unknown
who have or claim any interest in the prop
[ erty in the complaint in this action de
scribed, defendants.
.>ction brought in thn superior court of
the state of California, in and for the
county of Los Angeles, and the complaint
file,| in said county ot Los Angeles,.ln the
j ollice of Ihe clerk ol' said superior court.
The people of tbe state of California send
greeting lo: Gustavus Beecher. admin
istrator of ihe estate of John Beecher. de
ceased. Bertha Sanders. H. W. Chase, John
S. Griffin, N. T. Blair. Robert W. Pierce,
William jl. Pierce, George Hinds. Mrs.
Jl. J. Wadsworth. Mrs. William Lockwood.
F. 1.. While. V. ■.ovc. aoseph Schultz,
Nell Knudson, li. Solomon. Emma Solo
mon. Hancock M. Johnston, Mary E. John
ston, Thomas 10. Rowan. H. R. Hanna,
Lydla F. Vickery, Myndart L. Starln. as
administrator of the estato of J. C. Viokery.
ih l eased. C. H. Beecner. Fanny L. Guffey,
Amenaida It. Moore, First National Bank
et l.os Angeles, a eorpcrailon. T. W. Gard
ner. Tiniolhv Horgan. National Bank of
California at Los Angeles, a corporation,
Kerekhoff-Cusner Mill and Lumber com
pany, a corporation. Henry Netter. W. F.
Whlttler, N. P. Campbell. J. N. Rogers,
;M. Fl. Rogers. A. McCartney. Ed. Tring,
J vr. Hayes, M. Harmon. Real Estate Secur
i ltv Investment company, a corporation. O.
IP. norland, H. F. Weis, A. W. $hUi*iwny.
It. W. Latham, Catharine McDonnell, John
Doe, Richard Roe ami all persons unknown
who have or claim any interest in the
property in the complaint in this action
described, defendants.
You are hereby required to appear in an
■ action brought against you by tha above
named plaintiffs, in the superior court of
the state of California, iv and for Los An
geles county, and to answer the complaint
tiled therein within ten days (exclusive of
the day of service) after the service on you
of this summons, if served within this
county: or. if served elsewhere, within
thirty days.
This action Is brought to obtain a judg
ment determining the rights of the parties
In Hits aciion to the following lots or par
i eels of land, the same being part of the Eia
I Hills tract, as per map of sold tract re-
I corded in book 11. at pages 3 and 4. Mis
' cellaneous Records of Los Angelea county,
to-wlt: Lots Nos. 2. 11. 13, 14, 18 and 20. In
block A: lots Nos. t and 2 In block B; lot
No. 15 In block C: lots Nos. S, 9. 11, 12, 13,
I 14. 17. 111. 2" and 21 In block D; lots 1 to 12,
] both inclusive. In block E: lots 1 to 12. both
inclusive, in block II: lots 3. 4 and Rin block
I: lois 1. 2. Hi, 17. 25 and 2G In block X; lot*
, Nos. 1. 2 and 3. in block L: lots Nos. 1 to
i 2a. both inclusive, in block M: lot No. 5 in
block P: lot No. 6. in block S: lots Nos.
15, li, 7. 24. 23 and 27 in block T: lots Nos. S,
16, S, n. Pi to 24. both inclusive. 28 and 29 in
block U: also to determine nil Hens and
claims of the parties in this action upon the
| said lots or parcels of land: (o foreclose
\ certain contracts of sale respecting cer
tain of said lots or parcels of land, and to
; partition among the parties to this action
I the said lots or parcels of land, or the pro
! oeeda thereof. In case a sale for partition
j shull be adludged necessary, as their In •
terests shall appear, and for costs of suit.
; Reference is had to complaint for particu
And you are hereby notified that If you
fall to appear und answer the said com
plaint us above required, the said plaintiff
will cause your default to be entered and
will apply to the court for the relief de
-1 manded iii the complaint.
I (liven under my hand and the seal of the
' superior court of the state of California,
i in and for the county of Los Angeles, this
I 16th day of April, in the vf-ar of our Lord
cue thousand eight hundred and ninety-
T. E. NEWLIN, Clerk.
By C. G. Keyes. Denutv Clerk
9-39 Attorneys for Plaintiffs.
and freight at Naud's ware house. lOfiS
North Alameda St., city of Los Angeles,
county of Los Angeles, state of Cali-
Notice Is hereby given that the following
i described property, upon which storage
I charges have not been paid for more than
,urn year, will be sold at public auction to
i the hight st biddi r for cash at said Naud's
warehouse. Tuesday, September Ist. IS9S,
i at l'l oclock v.in.:
E. 11. Cowdes, ii boxes household goods;
Ada. R. Hawkins, lot household goods;
Herman Schwartz & Co., 19 crates elec,
goods; K. R. Nichols, 2 boxes P. effects;
Fred Weber. I incubator, 1 brooder: T.
Befee, 1 M. T. hbl.; C. Sawvlll, ,2 tables. 2
boxes household goods, 1 chest: Pierre
Rambaud, lo: household goods; H. C.
Voeckele, 2 crates spong: j s: John Stewart.
1i boxes household goods: C. H. Wallinger,
:; boxes household goods. 1 trunk: Mrs. E.
'M. Potts, 4 bbls. vinegar; J. Joekim, 1 roll
sheeting: Prof. !>. Allen, I sack rock: Jus.
Larquier, 2 boxes household goods: Cali
fornia stale board of health, S bdls. tent
outfit: Mrs. F. E. 1 licks. 3 boxes household
g iods;Mts. Leggett, 1 box household goods:
A. X. Hansen. 1 box wood: J. H. McCune.
1 box mdse.; A. I line. 2 boxes P. effects, 1
i bill, poles: L. 'i. "Walker. 1 box pictures. 1
box glassware; ,T. C. Moore, 1 box house
bold goods; 1. H. Wildey, 1 cot mattress;
Wait les t \- King. 5 boxes sundries: B. A.
Clamftt. i sheet-iron drum. 1 box heaters;
F, J. Fleming, 1 sack limestone.
Tl tOS. P. CLARK. Auctioneer.
Nnurt's Warehouse, Los Angeles. Aug.
SlSt, 1898. 21-10*
Crown and Bridge Work Unexcelled. ,
Room 314. WILCOX Bid*.
Cor. Second and sprln(?St, Los Angeles <

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