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j The Herald HINC MIHI BALDS. The Herald Publishing Company \\ I1.L1A1 A. SPALUINO, President and General Manager. EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT: 221 East Fourth street. Telephone 156. BUSINESS OFFICE: Bradbury Building 222 West Third street. Telephone 247. RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION Daily, by carrier, per month 10 7S Daily, by mail, one year 9M Daily, by mall, six months 4.60 Daily, by mall, three months 2.£i Sunday Herald, by mail, one year 2.O0 Weekly Herald, by mail, one year 1.00 POSTAGE RATES ON THE HERALD. 48 pages 4 cents I 32 pages 2 cents 84 pages 3 cents 28 pages 2 cents 24 pages 2 cents | 16 pages 2 cents 12 pages cent EASTERN AGENTS FOR THE HERALD A. Frank Richardson. Tribune bulldlc*, New York: Chamber of Commerce bu.ld- Ing, Chicago. THURSDAY, APRIL is. 1807. THE HERALD'S FIESTA EDITION The Herald will on Sunday, the 25th Inst., Issue a special Fiesta edition of forty four pages. There is no occasion to indulge in a flourish of trumpets or revel In proud boasts, for The Herald will be satisfl'd with the people's verdict, which It confi dently believes will be that a finer or more complete special edltlot has never been is sued in Southern Calif ornij. The edition will be superbly illustrated. The title page, designed by Miss Lola E. Crippen of this city and lithographed by Crocker & Co., Is a rare work- of artistic merit, a voucher for which may be gath ered from a glance at The Herald's hand some Fiesta poster. The cover will also con tain beautifully execuicd full-page relief maps of the entire state of California and of Southern California, especially designed to show the harbor resources at San Diego and San Pedro. There will be half-tone pictures of La Reina de la Fiesta, her court and prime minister, the president of the eaeeutive committee and the officials of the festivities. The members of the Bankers' association, which will be In ses sion In this city during the week, will also have their portraits reproduced In a sim ilarly satisfactory fashion. Arrangements have been completed to make this edition the most complete, enter taining and graphic record of the week's festivities. No pains will be spared to de pict by pen and pencil in a faithful and brilliant manner the proceedings of each day. As a Fiesta record, The Herald's edition will be eminently satisfactory, but Its mis sion will be enhanced by much Information concerning this land of sunshine, that will make it Invaluable us a gospel of immigra tion. The progress and resources of Southern California will be reflected by five Illustra ted articles on the counties of Los Angeles. Riverside. Orange, San Bernardino and San Diego. "Summer Days Among the Hills and Streams" is the title of ti charming paper by T. S. Van Dyke, contributed to the Fiesta edition. There will also be articles on "Our Resources-." "The Navel Orange." "Our Summer Wild Flowers" by Lorenzo G. Yates, F. L. S.. and on a number of other subjects, which will be Invaluable as a rev elation of our native wealth. Advertisers who do not Intend to let this unexampled opportunity pasE by should get their copy in early, in order to secure the best positions and to avoid the rush at the end of the week. The prices of the Fiesta edition will be as follows: 10 cents per single copy: 25 cents for three copies, 50 cents for six copies, $1 for twelve copies. Orders for mailing should be left without delay at The Hc-rald office, 222 West Third street. WOULD SAVE HIS PARTY Senator Chandler ot New Hampshire is evidently ashamed of his political as sociates In the United States senate. A few weeks ago, when Senator Foraker declared himself the assistant champion of the trust interest by the introduction Of his bill to legalize the pooling of freights and traffic, the New Hampshire senator seems to have made up his mind that while such men as Foraker and Frye might afford to take the chances of such a policy, his party could not af ford to do so. The New Hampshire sen ator thereupon entered upon a course that will find but little favor among his political associates—that of an honest, conscientious effort to legislate for the best interest of the people. The first movement of Senator Chandler in this direction was his bill in the nature of an amendment to Foraket's bill, by which the latter measure was made ridiculous by extending Its operation. This quali fying measure was framed to abolish competition in trade and production, and authorized combinations to.enable merchants, manufacturers and produc ers of commodities subject to interstate commerce ''to maintain prices and make profits notwithstanding business de pressions." The provisions of the bill accorded well with the unique purpose expressed in its title. Tho senator was generous enough to say that he would not urge his measure unless the bill of Senator Foraker should be taken serious ly. And re.w we find the New Hampshire senator acting in a mere serious vein. fit has Introduced a bill to empower the secretary of tne- navy tr, takf posse-ssion of the Carnegie and K'thlehem armor plants and operate them for a period of time sufficient to enable the secretary to jsjanofacture armor plate for the three battleships, Alsbama, Illinois and Wis consin. These were the vessels for the armor for which proposals were adver tised and only one bid received, and that was found to be Impracticable by reason of Its conditions. The companies against which the Chandler bill is directed, knowing that they owned the only plants that could supply armor plate, had re solved to dictate the price, and so re fused to bid within the limits prescribed by the act of congress. It Is altogether probable that an honest indignation actuated Senator Chandler In proposing this measure. But It were a vain hope to expect the passage of such a bill by the majority of the senate of 1897. Nor would the president be likely to approve the bill even If It could be passed. Hanna would never sanction such a course on the part of the executive. The New Hampshire senator may as well learn In time that his efforts to safe the gold trust-traffic administration will be fu tile. It has already declared against the people, and the people have accepted the challenge. GRAND JURIES The Herald has commented frequently on the apparent nullification of the law by the Judges of the superior court of Los Angeles in regard to grand juries. The law says, or appears to say, that there shall be two grand Juries each year In the county of Los Angeles. The same law applied to the county of San Fran cisco is executed and enforced. They actually have two grand Juries each year in San Francisco. This frequent reference of public affairs to the peo ple's committee has had a very salutary effect In our sister metropolis. Here In Los Angeles we have greatly added rea son for a full execution of the law. In this county there is not only a great city's affairs to keep checked up and un der the public eye, but there are alio many smaller cities and towns and the affairs of a large county to keep track of. The affairs of the outlying districts have never been carefully and systematically looked Into. The action of the superior court, sworn to enforce the law on this grand jury business, Is an enigma. There stands the law, plain enough to a lay man. The law calls for two grand Juries each year. The practice of the superior court is to ignore the terms of the law as they appear to the common citizen. The Judges have never called two grand Juries a year. In one case, owing to cer tain complications, the Judges let nearly two years go by without a session of the grand Jury. Instead of the law meaning two grand Juries each year it Judicially means one grand Jury In two years. And, by the way, what is the present grand Jury doing, and when may its re port be expected? It has been in Inter mittent session for six months. DUTY ON CITRUS FRUITS Whatever opinions may be enter- j tatned In regard to the desirability or otherwise of a tariff, there are probably few citizens of Southern California who will not readily admit that if we are to have a protective tariff at all, the citrus fruit Industry in this section should be one of the first to benefit by it. Even Senator White, who will fight the Ding ley bill as a whole, has promised to use his best efforts to get the duty on oranges and lemons raised from three-fourths of a cent a pound, as fixed by the waysand means committee of the house, to 1 cent. The orange growers of Southern Cali fornia have invested a very large amount of money, together with much hard work and patience, in what is admitted to be the leading industry of this section. The results of this work and money so far are represented by shipment'? of about 6500 carloads of oranges and lemons dur ing the past season, worth on board nf cars between 53.000.000 and 14,000,000. The amount will probably be doubled next season. What the orange growers of Southern California ask is a tariff rate of 1 cent per pound upon imported citrus fruits, which Is equal to about 35 cents per cubic foot, and would average less than 4 cents per dozen oranges. This certainly cannot be regarded as an out rage upon the poor consumer In the east, of whom foreign fruit importers are so Tond of talking, as it represents only 1 cent on three oranges, which would be divided between the wholesaler, the shipper and the retailer, and would not be felt by the consumer at all. It is a noteworthy fact that American citrus fruits have never yet enjoyed a protective duty. In fact, the present tariff is only about half as much as that which was in force fifty years ago, before oranges were raised In the Unite d States on a commercial scale. Without an adequate duty, it is impos sible for the orange growers of Southern California to successfully compete with Southern Europe, Mexico and the W'i st Indies, which countries not only enjuy the advantage of very cheap labor, but also of much lower freight rates to the leading markets of the Atlantic coast. The present freight rate from California to the east Is greater than tho freight and duty combined on oranges from the Mediterranean. Attention has been called to the fact that even a duty of 1 cent a pound would not be a protective' duty, nor would it be as high as the reve nue tariff of Austria, Russia and Sweden. Austria-Hungary has a revenue tariff of 75 cents ppr 100 oranges and lemons, or three-fourths of a cent each, and none are raised there. Russia has a tariff of 70 cents for 36.1 pounds, or over 1% cents a pound, on oranges and lemons. Sweden has a tariff of $1.36 per 110 pounds. Norway has a tariff of JI.SO for 220 pounds, rearly a cent a pound. Denmark has a tariff of 85 cents for 110 pounds. Belgium has a tariff of $1.74 for 220 pounds. Germany has a tariff of 95 cents'for 220 pounds, and until recently an additional tariff of 50 per cent against Spanish or anges and lemons. Canada has an ad valorem duty of 20 LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 15, 1897 per cent, double the present tariff of the United States. France has a tariff of 85 cents for 220 pounds. When It Is considered that none of the countries raises either oranges or lem ons, It is indeed a matter of surprise that an American administration which promises protection to American indus tries should hesitate about granting a reasonable tariff on imported citrus fruits. All who are interested in the progress and prosperity of this section will wis* the orange growers success In their ef forts to secure reasonable protection for the Important Industry which they rep resent. MANUFACTURES FROM THE PEANUT The climate and much of the soil of California are peculiarly favorable for the production of peanuts. For some years this humble but extremely pop ular comestible has been one of the sta ple productions of the state. But noth ing has been done here towards Its larger use In the way of manufacture Into the various merchantable forms of which It is capable. The Manufacturers' Record of Balti more publishes an interview with the manager of a company recently organ ized at Norfolk, Va.. for the manufac ture of oil and other products from pea nuts. The principal products are oil for cooking and table purposes and confec tioners' use, peanut cribble for confec tionery, peanut grits for soap, etc., pea nut flour for baking and peanut bran for stock feed. The Norfolk factory is the first to be started in this country which will make use of the peanut in so many different ways. From time to time the Manu facturers' Record has referred to the use of this nut in various forms in Europe. The oil is highly valued In that coun try, and it is stated that fully $5,000,000 worth of peanuts are brought into Mar seilles. France, annually, for the manu facture of oil, which is used In toilet soaps and for other purposes. Peanut Hour Is quite extensively used in Eu rope, and is made into bread, cakes, bis cuits, etc. It is one of the favorite ar ticles of food, according to consular re ports, in German hospitals. The capital stock of the Norfolk com pany referred to is $60,000. and It Is op erating under the patents of Mr. Weath erby, which cover the machinery and methods of decorticating the kernel and inner skin. According to the estimates made, the cost of a plant for treating five tons of peanuts daily Is as follows: Machinery, $9000; building, $6000; while tne expenditures, including labor, in surance and taxes, amount to $337 per day. In a prospectus Issued by the company it is calculated that the re ceipts from five tons of peanuts will amount to 235 gallons of refined oil at $1 per gallon, 175 gallons of crude oil at 50 cents, 3650 pounds of flour and meal at 2 cents, and 3300 pounds of ttock feed at 60 cents per 100 pounds, making the total srross receipts $415 per day, which, it is estimated, would give a yearly profit on a five-ton factory of $19,725. The foregoing data suggest the establishment of like plants In this section. The manufacture of peanuts may be one of the many roads open to fortune for energetic individuals who enter upon the utilization of the abund ant and cheap raw materials of this state. A study of the map of the "powder magazine of Europe," as presented tn today's Herald, will be invaluable for a comprehensive grasp of the critical sit uation. War between Greece and Tur key is now almost Inevitable. Another bold move, such as occurred last week, on the part of the Greek "irregulars," for whom the Greek government while not substantially responsible Is evident ly a moral sponsor, is bound to precipi tate international hostilities. The note from the porte to that effect is not cal culated to restrain the irrepressible en thusiasm of the "irregulars," even If news of it ever reaches them. Mr. Bryan's endorsement of the pres ident's appointment of commissioners to visit foreign countries in the Interest of an international monetary confer ence Is another proof of the sound sense that actuates his policies. The champion of free silver points out that all inde pendent blmetalllsts favor international bimetallism—if that is possible. In the meantime it is instructive to note the tone of the English press as evidenced by the opinions of three London evening papers of different political faith. They ali ridicule the Idea of the commission's having any practical result. In the senate yesterday Morrill offered a resolution criticising Secretary Gary's action relative to collecting tariff duties under the amendment making the new law retroactive, thus precipitating a test vote, The resolution's being defeated by a majority of exactly one, with two doubtful members absent, indicates that I the completed bill may even yet have pome difficulty In passing. It also points to an awful defeat of the powers that now be when It shall be proved that higher taxation is not a pood bait with which to fish for national prosperity. The government is contemplating the expenditure of $100,000 in the construc tion of a tank in the Washington navy ; yard to test miniature warships. The I money will be well spent if such experi ments can assist Ift preventing the repe- I tition of blunders in ship-building and j ship-handling, of whic hthe Twxas.and the Oregon have been notorious exam ples. ♦ * » —— There le no way of overcoming the fact that free silver and praise of Mr. Bryan was a prominent plank In the victorious platform of Carter H. Har rison, and his victory Is all the more signal in that the press of Chicago al most unanimously opposed him. Senator Mark A. Hanna can find but cold comfort even In the Republican victory in the Cleveland mayoralty elec tion. Mayor McKisson Is a follower of Fotaker and an enemy of Hanna and Is pledged to work for Bushnell. That wave of prosperity so far has only struck the affairs oj the Democratic party. Confidence there has certainly been restored. LABOR VS. TARIFF ABBOT KINNBV IV The tariff contains provision for a great number of rebates. What is a rebate? A rebate Is a sum of money : paid to a person or company exporting ! goods made in America. The rebate is | Intended to offset the increased cost of manufacture caused by the protective tariff. It Is given to the exporter to enable him to sell his goods in foreign competition with other producers any where in the world. It Is to enable the foreign consumer to buy American prod ucts cheaper than Americans can buy them In America. American manufactures are sold cheaper in foreign countries than they are sold In America. The rebate paid to exporters Is one reason for this. An other reason is the trust or combine made possible by the protective tariff. These trusts crush Internal competi tion, regulate production or sales as far as the tariff barrier protects their prices and sell the surplus In the mar kets of the world at free prices. The money paid in rebates is taken from the taxes. The rebate money is a forced contribution from all the people. The amounts paid bear no relation to the amounts collected upon the materials tariff taxed and upon which taxes the rebates are based. Often rebates are paid upon materials the importation of which is prohibited by the protective tariff. Under this system American arms. guns, pistols and powder received rebates. American arms could be bought cheaper anywhere else in the world then they could be bought in America. An American in a war would have been shot by an American gun In the hands of the foreigners at a less cost by taxes paid by Americans than the American could shoot the foreigner with a similar American gun. The rebate is a frank confession that the protective tariff is intended to in crease the price of the thing tariffed. The rebate is an admission that the tariff puts the American consumer at a disadvantage with the foreign con sumer. The rebate is an admission that the American manufacturer is handi capped by the tariff. The rebate is a declaration that when the interests of the home consumer conflicts with those of the manufacturer and trust, the con sumer must go under. The rebate is more than all this. Not only will the protective tariff put the American at a disadvantage which the rebate declares, but it will tax him again so as to overcome the disadvan tage a foreigner under it would have who used American goods. The rebate is given out of our taxes nominally for the American manufacturer. Anyone familiar with the astounding fact that American manufactures are sold cheap er in foreign countries than the trusts Will sell them here, must perceive that the rebate and taxes upon Americans to provide for it goes to benefit the for eign buyer. Thus American producers pay taxes to help the pauper labor and the slave to every American tool, arm or manu facture at less cost than the American taxpayer pays for the same thing. Is this out of charity to improve the paupers' producing power? The trust combines size up the American tax payer as a fool of fools and his political action as a folly of follies. They size him up right. The rebate is the official denial in law of the pretense that the tariff is levied to reduce the price of the manufacture protected. The pre tense itself is a confession that it is unjust to increase the profits of per sons by taxation. Recognizing the wrong of taxing one person for another, the protectionist says protection reduces the profit of the protected, and cites reduced prices of protected articles during the last ten yearn. Does the orange grower subscribe money to pay a lobby to get tariff bene fits to lower the price of oranges? Does the Democratic orange grower yield to the temptation and sell his soul for the bribe to get less profits? Does he say, "Well, if there Is going to be a steal we might as well put our hands In the public pocket and take a part of the plunder," because he thinks there is no plunder? Pretty thin veneer, gentlemen. The protectionist lies when ho says he thinks protection reduces prices and profits, and he knows he lies. The rebate is his own confession that he lies. The truth is, however, that the tariff does reduce profits all around and finally those of the beneficiary. The taxes and bounties being rarely alloted to desig nated persons, any unusual profit in one Industry due to protective legislation di verts enterprise from other industries to it. The production Is increased, the market is narrowed and the industry itself is placed upon the false footing of profits, not upon merit, but upon govern ment favoritism. Politics become more important than industrial merit. The Industry thus inflated is overdlone; col lapse comes, profits cease, then enters the trust to save what is left at the pub lic cost. The frank repudiation by the pro tected beneficiaries of any responsibil ity toward American laborers on account of the bounties they receive to protect Ichor is a confession of their masquer ade. One of these imported a whole hamlet of Huns, another In this state, excepting his superintendent and clerks, has not an American citizen in his em ploy. The Pacific Mail Steamship com pany some years ago obtained a giant subsidy which turned out to be for "How not to do it" in the matter of promot ing American commerce. This company had also a subsidy from certain railroads which in effect paid it not to do what the public taxes had been paid it to do. When we come to the protection of labor we find that this subsidized company employed Chinese sailors. This shipping business Is an Interesting one to examine. Several large subsidies have been granted to American steam ship lines under more or less scandalous congressional bribery. No real good has come of any of them. The ship building interest has been protected to the extreme limit. The result is that wherever there is free competition, that is to say, any where outside our own coasting trade, the American ocean carrying trade has been handicapped out of life. When it comes to the coasting trade itself we find nowhere else in the world so many anti quated vessels and so few ot thorough modern construction. The protectionist idea of the remedy for this Is to continue the handicap, but to nullify it by taxing the entire nation to subsidize prospective ship owners. This is richness. The protectionist pro poses to force contributions to promote foreign trade and commerce which he | has already Imposed tremendous taxes to prevent. It is doubtless more agree able to have foreign commerce carried lr. American ships than In foreign ones, but the foreign commerce, according to the protectionist, is absolutely bad In so far as it Involves Imports and the Intro duction of pauper products. Importa tions made In American ships can only be a mitigating circumstance to the pro tectionist entirely unworthy of the sac rifice required by American producers Jto support and promote It by public I taxes. Kvery American desires to see our I flag re-established in Its old-time glory ion the ocean. The protectionist In con tradiction to his own doctrine of re stricted commerce, desires this result as much as any one. To those who wish to see American commerce re-eßtabllshPd the fact Is recalled that previous to 1846, when all civilized countries pursued a restrictive system as to shipping other than of their own construction, America held half the ocean carrying trade of the world. Since that date one nation after another has abandoned the system. The United States alone persists In the fatal policy. England led off by giving com plete freedom to her ship owners. She relieved them from taxation. A few lines received mall subsidy which re quires that the ships shall be built ac cording to certain naval plans and places these at the orders of the government. The great mass of British shipping re ceives no subsidy. Americans should not deceive them selves with the Idea that a subsidized shipping can overcome a free and un handicapped merchant marine. The cost of the attempt would be enormous. The scandals In congress l would be greater than they have been and the result could not be expected to be different from what we have seen in the ship sub sidies we have tried. The true line of policy Is to take off the taxation of ships which we have In Cali fornia. Free the merchant from the ship building corporations cinch. Reduce port of registry charges and put the Ameri can on an even footing with the for eigners and see If our citizens are not as able and daring as they used to be on the ocean. This shipping business suggests an other protectionist contradiction. The protectionist of Los Angeles county wants a great free deep sea harbor.What for? To increase commerce of course. To Invite foreign deep sea commerce to Los Angeles. We want steamship lines built bringing pauper produced articles to Los Angeles for general distribution. This harbor will reduce the natural tariff of lighterage, insurance, lack of refit ting facilities, etc. Yet the same man wants to set up an artificial tariff to prevent what he is ready to spend five millions to promote. Protection is a painted harlot on a throne of lies. Her prime minister Is the prince of bribes. Her favors go to the highest bidder. She wears a mask and so hides the horrid marks of dissi pation and disease. American Industry can never truly prosper under such a domination. All the American needs Is a fair field and no favor to any one. Give us freedom and fair play. The safety of the republic de mands that we should rid ourselves of a system that Invites to bribery and favors the few. THE PUBLIC PULSE (The Herald under this heading prints communications, but does not assume re sponsibility for the sentiments expressed. Correspondents are requested to cultivate brevity as far as is consistent with the proper expression of their views.) The Assessor's Maps To the Editor of the Los Angeles Her ald: Unintentionally lam drawn Into a newspaper controversy In consequence of a communication addressed to the city council, in which I gave W. J. A. Smith credit for the invention and intro duction of the system of books and maps now so generally used for assessment purposes. A gentleman In thi9 morn ing's Times take 3 issue with me and says that "Uncle John Fischer" was the originator. When I made said statement in my communication I was not without complete information on the subject, as I have the records of the assessor's of fice during the administration of Mr. Fischer and all his successors. In 1895 the city assessor had a list made of property in the city of Los Angeles which was a useful addition to former methods. But this was no more than a mere list —not even indexed, until In dexed by Mr. Smith in 1891, which was the first year of Mr. Hlnton's adminis tration. It was during Mr. Hlnton's term that Mr. Smith made the first book of the present system, which presents a map of each block on one page and a list of the same property on khe opposite page. So they are mutually explanatory. A proper description is therein furnished to the deputy, instead of leaving to deputies, who are often inexperienced tn such work, to formulate their own de scriptions. A map index and a written Index are a part of that first book pre pared by Mr. Smith, precisely as found in use this year. I have no desire to detract from the reputation of Mr. Fischer as an assess or, because I believe he was a very good one. But his books are at the assessor's office and an inspection will readily show the vast difference between his books and those of Mr. Smith. No comparison can logically be made, because the sys tems produced by the two men show but little similarity. I write these few words In Justice to Mr. Smith, because the records of the assessor's office show that he is entitled to the credit of originating the present system so generally used for assessment purposes. L. S. SEAMAN, City Assessor. Adam's Color A local clergyman has proved to the satisfaction of his . congregation that Adam was a colored man. To this com plexion has our first parent come at last! And yet we have always thought that Adam was not as black as he was painted.—Topeka Capital. Railroad Agreements The curious question occurs: If the. railroads now once get Into a fight, will they have any right, under the recent supreme court decision, to enter into an agreement to stop it?— St. Paul Pioneer Press. 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