INDEX OF LOCAL EVENTS
Chronicled on Psges 7, 8, 9, 11, is, 14 snd 15
The unemployed fund now amounts
Pigeon thieves released; fanciers
U.S.O. defeats the High School in a
. The death of George B. Islip of San
The custody of Baby Malcolm still
a cause for tears.
Th» oil men frame objections to the
new oil ordinance.
The boulevard committee considers
a number of routes.
The new M. E. church at University
City hall attaches exercised over
the talk of retrenchment.
La Roma do Lit Fiesta interviewed;
particulars concerning her court; the
A strange tale of depravity in a 13
--year-old girl; Clara Murphy prom
ises to reform.
The demoralization in the health
office; finance committee's action in
creases the tangle.
Strange revelations concerning the
stringent domination of Miss Holmes
of Belmont Hall notoriety.
The confederate bill gang given a
chance to leave town; George Rich
ardson again landed in jail.
Maybury replies to Deputy District
Attorney James' denial of delay in
issuing a complaint for the arrest of
EVENTS OF TODAY
Burbank—All the Comforts of Home
The Hindu theosophist, the Brah
macharin, lectures at Masonic tem
ple—B p. m.
Father Ruthven, an ex-priest, lec
tures on "Rome" at the Temperance
temple—3 p. m.
East Side Cycling club's century
run to Pomona and return; start from
club rooms at Chestnut avenue—4
St. Vincent; the Rev. F. X. Antill
will celebrate mass and preach—lo:3o
First Methodist; the Rev. J. F. Ber
ry, D. D., on "The All Seeing Eye"—ll
St. Paul's; Rev. John Gray will
preach on "Feeding the Multitude"
—10 a. m.; on "The Church Army
and the Clergy"—7:3o p. m.
St. John's; the Right Rev. Bishop
Johnson, ordination service—-11 a.m;
the Rev. B. W. R. Tayler, fourth
lecture on "Church History"—7:3o
Christ cburch; the Rev. Alfred Clark
on "Tho Divine Ascription"—ll a. m.
First Presbyterian; the Rev. Burt
Estes Howard on "The Study of Job"
—11 a. m.
Cathedral; Rev. John J. Clifford
will celebrate solemn mass at 10:30,
sermon by Father McAuliffe on "The
Necessary Disposition for a Worthy
Communion"—ll a. m.
Simpson Tabernacle; the Rev. C. C.
McLean on "Fashionable vs. Pure
Religion"—ll a. m.; the Rev. Dr.
Berry, of the Epworth Herald, will
deliver an address—7:3o p. m.
TEMPERATURE—Report of observations
taken at Los. Angeles March 27. The
barometer is reduced to sea level.
6 a. m.
6 p. m.
Maximum temperature, 67.
Minimum temperature, 45.
Indications fflr Southern California:
Increasing cloudiness and probably rain
Sunday; southerly winds.
City News in Brief
Orr & Hines, undertakers, removed to
647 South Broadway. Tel. Main 66.
J. C. Cunningham's Trunk Factory
moved to 222 South Main. Tel. Main SIS.
Hear the finest organ In Southern
California at the concert Monday night.
Joe Arnold, agent for the celebrated
Mexican cigar, BEB South Spring street.
Tel. Main 986.
Sharp & Samson, funeral directors,
(independent). 536 South Spring street.
David Walk will preach today in the
Church of Christ on East Eighth street,
near Central avenue.
The winning ticket in the raffle for a
set of diamonds at the G. A. R. hall on
Friday night was No. 321.
Watchts cleaned, 75 cents; main
springs, 60 cents; crystals, 10 cents.
Patton, 214 South Broadway.
Buy your guns, ammunition and bicy
cles at reduced prices. Southern Cali
fornia Arms company, 113 West First
A large new line of pattern hats has
arrived' and will be on display Monday
at O. P. Wolcott's millinery opening, 167
North Sprflig, stree.
Adams Bros., dentists, 289% South
"Bprlng street. Painless filling and ex
tracting. Best sets of teeth from $6 to
$10. Hours, Bto 5: Sundays, 10 to 12.
The vocal and instrumental wonders,
De Moss family, "Lyric Bards of Amer
ica," Simpson, tabernacle Monday, the
29th. See nptlce amusement column.
Organ recital, First Congregational
ohurch tomorrow night by W. F. Skeele,
assisted! by Mrs. F. R. Dorn and' F. A.
Bacon. Popular program. Admission
Millinery.—Ladies, customers and
friends, take notice. lam no longer
with Bauman's millinery. Will an
nounce my location In a few days. Mrs.
F. W. Thurston.
The Belfont dining parlors are one of
the places to get a 25-cent meal. Any
one wishing a home-like boarding place
should go there; 130 Soutih Spring street.
Miss M. E. Proudfoot, proprietress.
Dr. Rebecca Lee Dorsey, Stlmson
block, first floor, rooms 133, 134, 135.
Special attention given to obstetrical
cases and all diseases of women and
children. Electricity scientifically
tujed. Consultation hours, Ito 6, Tel.
The latest fa'" at H. C. Ltchtenberger's
art emporium. 202 South Spring street, is
water color heads by the celebrated
artist, Miss Stokes of New York city.
The only collection on the Pacific coast.
Don't tall to see the display In the show
Those who have changed their busi
ness or residence address, firm style or
occupation, and new arrivals since* the
final canvass for Maxwell's city direct
ory for 1897, will please notify at once
the Los Angeles Directory Co., 432 Stim
son, block. Tel. Main 1380.
THE UNEMPLOYED FUND
Now Amounts to Over $18,000 —
Room for More
The Terminal Railway company re
sponded to the appeal for the unemploy
ed yesterday with a total subscription
of $173.65 from its employes, which in
cludes the $50 check previously reported
from Auditor F ,K. Rule.
The subscriptions thus far received
from the various banking Institutions
are as follows: Los Angeles National
bank, $100; Savings Hank of Southern
California, $50; Union Bank of Saving.-!,
$50; Los Angeles Savings bank, $50; Se
curity Savings bank, $50; State Loan
and Trust company, $50; German-Amer
ican Savings bank, $50; Main Street
Savings bank, $60. In addition to these
sums the officers and directors of sev
eral banks made large donations. Mr.
Elliott of the First National subscribed
$50, and Mr. Graves of the Merchants'
National, and" Mr. Fleishman of the
Farmers' and Merchants' each gave
their check for $26.
Among other large subscriptions re
ported were: The Los Angeles Sewer
ripe association, $100; Porter Brothers
company, $50, and Barker Brothers, $50.
. The total fund subscribed up to Sat- |
urday evening Is $18,395.65.
So many have been appealing for work
that could not be advantageously placed
on the force that yesterday about eighty
men who have been employed longest
were laid off to give place to-new men,
who will now have f*eir turn to earn
$1 a day.
ARMY AND NAVY LEAGUE
Monthly Mooting of the Old Soldiers
and Sailors Last Evening
McDonald ball was fully occupied last
evening by members of Camp No. 8,
Army and Navy Republican league, it
being their regular monthly meeting.
This organization is composed of all
honorably discharged Union soldiers
and sailors, who desire to uphold the
principles of the Republican party. Many
of the members also belong to the G.
A. R., which prohibits political discus
sions at Its meetings. The organiza
tion is general throughout the country,
and the headquarters for this state are
In San Francisco. Camp No. 8 has a
membership of 200, and 1b the only camp
in Los Ang<»les county. Fred W. Steln
is colonel commanding, and John Davis,
adjutant. Other camps will soon be
instituted in Southern California. The
number of veterans eligible for member
ship in this county is estimated at $4,000.
The camp has a council committee of
five whose duty It Is to assist members
to obtain ejnployment.
At the meeting last night several new
members were added to the roster and
much Interest was manifested In the
cause. During the camp session several
brief speeches were made by members,
including Major W. S. Redding, Col. C.
M. Fairbanks, Col. George A. Allen,
Capt. Thomas Laycock, and Sergeant
A. E. Davis, county supervisor.
AGAIN IN THE TOILS
Given a Chance to Quit, but Found
With Tools on His Person
Although arrested a week ago last
Friday andi kept in Jail for several days
on suspicion for attempting to pass an
imitation JlO Confederate bill on a Main
street lodging house, Keeper Georg3
Richardson ,or Casey as his name Is
said 'to be, gained' no,experience there
by and is once more bexiind the bars.
Casey was released because he told the
names of the balance of the gans who
were working with him and where *hey
were to be found. He also promised to
get out of town and do no more crooked
work. The detectives say he has faiiei
to keep his word.
Detective Goodman has been keeplm;
a close watch on the gang, and learned
enough to satisfy him that Casey need
ed taking care of. The young fellow has
been consorting with a well known, dis
reputable w oman, and was captured In
her room about 11 oclock last night.
When searched at the station a lock
pick and a couple of skeleton keys were
found concealed under his shirt next to
his body, w rapped in a silk handkerchief.
He also had an Imitation Confederate' fl
bill. The officer is of the opinion that
Casey contemplated turning a trick, and
will keep him where he will bozher no
one until after the Fiesta festivities.
The Quarterly Meetings of the Dis
The Los Angeles District Ministerial
association and Sunday school conven
tion resolved Itself yesterday into the
regular quarterly district meeting at
the First Free Methodist church, on
East Sixth street. Rev. C. E. Ebey, the
district elder, announces the quarterly
meetings of the district as follows: Pas
adena, April 2-4; Santa Monica, April
9-11; Antesla, April 16-18; Westminster
and Bolsa, April 23-25; Santa Ana, April
30, May 2; Compton, May 7-9,1897.
Stopped a Runaway
A daring act was witnessed yesterday
forenoon at the corner of Second and
Main streets, when F. W. Creswell, a
paving contractor, who was superintend
ing some wfork at that point, stopped a
runaway horse at the risk of life and
limb. The runaway animal was-attached
to a sprlnlg wagon and came tearing
down the street directly upon the crowds
of pedestrians at the crossing. As the
frightened animal passed Mr. Creswell
grasped the brM 1 - nd succeeded in
stopp'- . t in a short dis
tance Hi i was loudly ap
plauds ! tnessed it.
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LOS ANGELJHHERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 28, t897
A Chat With La Rety de
La Fiesta j
THE LADIES OF THE OURT
THE OUEEN'S GOWN jS HER
the Royal Entourage-A- Desire
for Watteau Costfues
Out on the heights of J ,nle Brae the
young queen of La Flea de Los An
geles is already feel the cares
of state. Congratulation Pour In upon
her; telegrams, letters, <>'t es > messages
come in quick successid Each day an
other leaf la turned In P chapter of the
story of the coming festivities; each
morning brings new 4*slbll'ltiee; each
night unfolds new pps to be carried
out in the future. /
The reign of La R4-a de la Ffesta is
brief, brilliant, triumfiant; It Is fraught
with pomp, ceremoifi pageantry; each
day seems to bring alimax—but the cli
max, when reached on -y prepares the
LA REINA DE LA FIESTA '97
From a photograph by Thors
way for another and greater one to fol
The young queen Is just now but be
ginning to arrange some of the details
of the week of pageantry. Fortunately
she has, In her first lady-ln-waltlng, Mrs.
Granville MacGowan, a most able co
adjutor, one well versed In matters of
court etiquette, possessed of judgment,
discretion and tact, and fully capable at ,
deciding those puzzling questions which
always arise at Fiesta times.
MISS ALEXANDER AT HOME.
In her own home last week I met Miss
Francisca Alexander, and for a short
time discussed with her some of the de
tails of her coming reign. She met me
with that grace of manner which her
friends say ts her distinguishing charm,
wholly without affectation, peculiarly
She wore a little black dress, with a
filmy fluffy chiffon ruffle around her
pretty throat, fastened with a great
cluster of gleaming yellow narcissus.
By the by, she said yellow was hen
fa voiite color, so I imagine this brilliant
tone will figure in many ways In the
court during Fiesta week.
"I was quite amazed," Miss Alexander
said "when I first received this appoint
ment, and I resfused it at once, decidedly
and positively. '
"I did not feel that I was suited to be
the queen, and when Mr. Rule said I
might take time to consider the matter,
I laughed and answered that it was not
necessary to think about it at all.
"But Mr. Rule would not accept my
answer then, and later other Influences
were brought to bear upon me, and my
frlendis were all so kind aaid so urgent
that I did consider the matter.
"Of courses before so much influence
and so much kindness my own objections
melted away, and almost before I knew
it I had consented, and now I am really
going to be the queen."
There Is nothing statuesque in the
new queen. She is full of Are of Inten
sity HeT dark eyes light up with feeling
as she talks, her color comes and goes
in rich waves, her mobile face is full of
changing expression, and In the firm,
warm clasp of her hand you feel there is
something that reaches out to human
ity. There Is no doubt that In the com
ing Fiesta the queen will study the peo
ple and be quick to respond to their
loyalty and their admiration.
The court has at laßt been settled,
though many changes have been made.
Officially given, the court now numbers
sixteen members, ten fair young mat
rons and five maidens, as follows:
Mmes. Granville MacGowan, EdwarJ
Silent, Sumner P. Hunt, J. D. Foster, A.
Balch, A. C. Jones, J. F. Jones, Godfrey
Holterhoff, Will Bishop, Othe/nan
Stevens, Misses Alice Keenan: Rose
Newmark, Margaret Landell, Florence
Silent, May Newton and Christina
THE COURT DRESS.
In speaking of the dress of the court,
the queen said: "I should like very mucn
to have a French court and the dress of
the eighteenth century, those pictur
esque Watteau costumes without
trains, with tunic and bodice. The style
is charming in its simplicity, and noth
ing could be prettier."
This question of dress has caused
much agitation, but Mrs. MacGowan
quite agrees with the queen on the
charm of this French court dress, and
the decision is about made. This will
give the big picture hats that may be
worn most effectively by both matron
Of course the ball will be a yellow ball,
a brilliant flame of yellow, the queen's
! Jsvorite color, with the Fiesta red and
' fteen in some harmonious effects.
Mrs. Annie Bancroft, the artistic dec
orator, is working upon the ball, and if
she Is half as successful as she was last
year the ball room will be a picture.
Mrs. Bancroft is very anxious this
year to have the musicians in costume,
! half in red and half In green. For the
' spectacular effects Mrs. Bancroft thinks
I this quite necessary. The effect of forty
llnusicians In black coats Is a blot upon
the landscape, and, in fact, spoils the
whole picture. The musicians should
be one of the featv_»?*s of the stage, and
should blend In with the whole in har
The committees at the ball will all
wear white, a continental fancy dress,
THE ROYAL. BALL GOWN.
The queen's ball gown is finished; it is
a beautiful, glittering, shimmering mass
of cream and gold brocade, with a royal
purple velvet train falling from the high
Jeweled colter; yards and yards of rich,
deep violet velvet trimmed with ermine.
The train is lined with cream satin and
is caught on each shoulder with large
gold and, white buckles set with dia
The bodlice of the dress is pointed and
Is cascaded? with the rarest old lace, a
priceless heirloom in the family, as is
also the magnificent diamond necklace
which the queen will wear for the first
time at the ball. The neck of the dress
Is cut square and a magnificent gold
lace collar finishes the back. The sleeves
are short, falling below the shoulder,
revealing the upper part of the arm and
the rich lace that decorates them, is
caught up with diamonds pins. With
this costume is worn the girdle of Jewels,
the crown, the scepter; the latter is
studded with diamonds, as are also the
little cream satin slippers Which go with
the costume. All the materials for the
queen's costumes have been, bought at
the Boston store, and the beautiful
gowns of the royal wardrobe are being
made by Mrs. L,og.se Potts, modiste, in
the Muskegon block.
Nothing could be much more beautiful
than this ball gown, in which the rich
dark beauty of the queen will be brought
out in high relief.
At the ball the minuet will be danced
by the court. Of course the queen's
lancers will be in attendance upon her
everywhere. This year their dress will
be military, navy blue, with yellow trim
mings and yellow plumes on their hats.
Gold buttons and gold braid make this
dress most effective and imposing for the
street parades' and far more suitable
in all the pageants than, the dress worn
by the lancers last year.
The gown the queen will wear at the
races is of striped pink satin and gauze
over white silk. The skirt is round and
very full the waist round and finished
with a belt of pearls. A wide, rich col
lar of lace finishes the throat, and a fall
of lace from the elbow sleeves meets the
long, white gloves. Fluttering ribbons
will adorn the dress and trimmings of
pearls. A big, picturesque hat of waits,
adorned with pink chiffon, flowers and
plumes, will be worn with this costume,
and a pink and white flower parasol will
shade the fair face of the Fiesta queen
upon that day.
THE FLOWER GOWN.
Upon Floral day the queern will wear
her favorite color, a deep, rich, yellow
brocaded satin, with a long, golden,
satin train; yards and yards of the
shimmering material, lined with white
satin and trimmed with ermine. The
square and finished at the back with a
bodice is long and pointed, the neck
high collar. Pearls will be worn with
this costume. The whole dress Is a pic
ture in yellow and white, and Is perhaps
the most striking of all the court dresses.
It is peculiarly suited to the dark, rich
beauty of the queen, and the glowing
color is particularly fetching.
THE CONCERT DRESS.
The gown to be worn at the conceTt Is
a rich green and pink! satin brocade.
The long, sweeping train Is of deep ruby
velvet, lined with pale green satin and
trimmed with ermine. Like the others,
this dress is made in the style of the
eighteenth century, with long, pointed
bodice, square neck and high, wide,
flaring, jeweled collar. The skirt is
very plain In front and sides and very
full at the back. With all these dresses
the jewels will be worn, the beautiful
crown and the scepter.
The coropation robe has two waists,
the second one being of golden tissue.
The trains are all round and the sleeves
reach the elbow. Glittering, Jeweled
buckles are used to fasten the trains
upon the shoulders, and also to catch
the draperies as needed.
Possibly no Fiesta queen has been
able to wear the beautiful Jewels that
will grace the person of the fair queen of
Old family heirlooms are hers, rare
and precious stones belonging to
Spanish ancestors, and preserved for
many generations; also rare and price-
less lace, as fine as a cobweb and ex
quisite in pattern. These family heir
looms are greatly prized by the queen,
who, however, will not consider them
too precious to grace the person of La
Reina de la Los Angeles.
Across the River
The entertainment given Friday
evening at Banquet hall by the Eureka
Rebekah Lodge was well attended,
every seat being filled. The program
consisted of music, recitations and drills.
The instrumental music by Miss
Schlafly was well worthy the encore
which it received, "Chimes of Nor
mandy" by eleven little girls was one
of the most pleasing features of the
evening; the simple little ballad sung
by one of their number was most charm
ing. A hoop drill given by twelve young
ladies was very neat, showing much
care in preparation. Miss Maggie Keath
sang very sweetly. A comic song by
Professor Biddle was well received, and
the violin solo was highly enjoyed by
Mrs. F. W. Chase of Pasadtena avenue
entertained the Thimble club and their
husbands Thursday evening. The deco
rations were very beautiful, consisting
of brodeae and gold of ophir roses. An
orchestra discoursed music during the
Mr. Henry Is at home from Randsburg,
where he has been engaged in business
for several months.
The De Moir family will sing at As
bury M. E. Church this morning.
The following marriage licenses were
Issued from the county clerk's office yes
William D. Small, a nat/iveof Califor
nia aged 25 years, and Julia C. Lopez,
a native also of California, aged 25 years,
both residents of Los Angeles.
Joseph Martes. a native of West In
dies, aged 26 years, and a resident of
Pasadena, and Katie.. McQueen, a native
of South Carolina, aged 21 years, and a
resident of Monrovia.
Augustine H. Forbes, a native of Cal
ifornia, aged 28 years, and Mrs. Eulalie
E. Oreen, also a native of California,
aged 37 years, both residents of Los An
Edward Thomas, a native of New
York, aged- 61 years, and Doty Tibblt, a
native of IHinoiß, aged 35 years, both
residents of Santa Monica.
Russell A. Warner, a native of Ten
nessee, aged 21 years, and Isabella Bas
witz, a native of Nebraska, aged 13
years, both residents of Los Angeles.
PUBLIC SCHOOL PUGILISTS
Three Lively Contests in a Figueroa .
Street Barn Yesterday
Whether it is the result of the Corbett- i
Fitzslmmons fight or simply a desire on
the part of Young America to excel in
the "manly art," cannot be authorita
tively stated but it Is a fact that many
of the school boys about town have taken
to the gloves and some of them havebe-;
come quite proficient, from a pugilistic
point of view.
The fistic Interest reachedi a climax
yesterday morning, when six young
"pugs," who had been actively "train
ing" for three weeks past, entered the
ring that had been improvisedlin a small
barn at Twenty-third and Figueroa
streets. An admission fee of 15 cents was
ichargeid, and as the gate receipts
amounted 1 to $5 the number of boys pres
ent must have been quite large.
Everything had been arranged ac
cording to the code, referee, timers and
seconds being on hand. Five ounce
gloves were used. The gate receipts
were divided among the winners.
Time was called at 10:30 and three con
tests took place, with no more serious
results than a broken finger and tooth.
The boy pugiillsts were from 16 to 18
years of age and' connected with good
families, but being still within the pale
of paternal Indignation they are not
anxious to have their names,published.
There was considerable excitement at
times during the contests, one of which
was stopped and declared a draw.
At Westlake Park
The following program will be render
ed at the concert at Westlake park this
afternoon at 2 oclock by the Seventh
Regiment band, N. G. C, George Cain,
March, "Heltere Weisen," H. Pupke.
Romanze, "Awakening of Spring," E.
Bach. . .
Selection from "Athalie," Mendels
Patrol, "The Sultan's Guard," Joseph
Overture, "The Fairy Lake," Auber.
Grand Fantasia from Marltana (solo
for alto saxophone). H. T. Espinoza.
Waltz, "Weaner M*ad'ln," C. M. Zleh
Selection from II Trovatore, Verdi.
Cake Walk, "The Colored Sport," G.
Ethioplomania. "Maud Elaine" (new),
Lena Ruth Snow
Supreme Master Workmen
Members of the Ancient Order of Unit
ed Workmen in Los Angeles and vicin
ity are much interested 1 over the news
that they will soon receive a visit from
the Supreme Master Workman of the
order in the United States, J. G, Tate of
Lincoln. Nebraska. After attending the
meeting of the grand lodge in San Fran
cisco, whioh opens April 6th, Supreme
Master Workman Tate will come to Los
Angeles. The lodges of this city are
preparing an elaborate program for the
reception of the Supreme Master Work
man when he arrives.
The Epworth League
The Rev. Joseph K. Berry, editor of
the Epworth Herald, a paper that has a
very wi<3» circulation, arrived in the city
yesterduy, accompanied by his wife, and
is the guest of Professor G. R. and
Mrs. Crowe. Mr. Berry will preach at
the First Methodist church this morning
and will lecture In the same church on
Tuesday evening, on "What a Tramp
Saw in the Emerald Isle." Mr. Berry
j attends San Diego district convention of
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! sale manufacturers of Men's and Boys' Clothing selling direct to |
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" one Good Trade Deserves Another." S3
Fishing - - -
In the Bay at
- - Corooado
Barracuda, Croakers, Silver Trout
and other varieties running.
Barracuda are now being taken by troll
as "strays" off Coronado Island. The "new
fish" recently taken with rod and line were
again being caught in encouraging num
bers off Siinta Fe wharf yesterday after
noon, about medium high tide. The bay is
plentifully supplied with anchovies and
herring. A number of Chinese croakers
were taken during the past few days, and
fine sport Is therefore anticipated at the
various wharves on both sides of the bay.
The bait used with the best success for
the new fish, the croHker and bass are
small mud crawfish, obtainable at several
places near the foot of H street, at two
dozen for a nickel, each craw making two
baits. The silver trout will take either live
herring, anchovies, smelt, mackerel or sar
dines; the herring being preferable.
J? Every housekeeper after using »
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the Epworth league on Wednesday and
Thursday and on Friday will he present
at the meeting of the Los Angeles dis
trict of the league, which is to be held
In Simpson tabernacle.
A Living Landmark and a Well-
Known Character Passes Away
Another living landmark has passed
away by the death of. George B. lelip of
San Gabriel canyon, Azusa. Mr. Islip
was one of the oldest pioneers of the
state, having settled in Santa Barbara
county sixty years ago. His love of the
mountains led him to valuable explora
tion and he was one of the best known
characters,!!} those who take delight
among th» hills. Over a score of years
ago he built a halfway sihelter on the old
Mt Wilson trail, where he made shingles
for a livelihood and sold fruit to visitors.
Old Islip was a valued friend and guide
to trout fishers and mountaineers. His
funeral will take place this afternoon at
2 oclock from Azu:/-.
CITY DIRECTORY FOR 1897
Notice to Those Who Have cmnged Their
Those who have changed their business
or residence address, firm style or occupa
tion, and new arrivals'since the final can
vass for Maxwell's City Directory for 1897.
will please at once notify the Los Angeles
Directory Co., t2B Stimson Tel.
Main 1380. _____
Rut if you must, we will advise you
without charge. And If «c don't win
your case, it will cost you nothing. Me
chanics' liens prepared without charge.
Hard collections pushed. Our special
ties are railway damage suits and suits
against corporations and trusts, libel,
slander and other damage cases, fore
' closure of mortgages and liens. Notary
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' 226 South Spring street.
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