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#S American Q ran( i Annual American Exposition Ttrtlf iru
\j Made Garments * im K5 jff%
The best reason why American This week will be given over to a grand display and sale of such wares as are produced on American fcgj m^K
J ofy KvvA women are th ent b mak d /r S S make 50 - Nearly three months ago our buyers began to prepare for this event by visiting the leading 1 MSP
/ > *CA ' 1 / factories to place large orders for goods at spot cash. The result is we believe all that could be de- - J \^*^9rWr^
VjSohl* \lLs£ J sired. Never have strictly American products found a retail outlet as such prices as are quoted here \
blstdri£ today, and at present "America " almost covers the field of merchandise. \
/ v\ ed women in California. Who
can n,a« t h these price p American Made Boys' Clothing American Household Goods American Ladies' Furnishings
Shirtwaists Dress Skirts J m - .. .. . ti . ■ . . . t
wash waists of American Percale. Linen crash skirt, ot fin. American Made by American labor in the large Eastern The Proverbial comfort of the American home is due to a great Made by Amerlcans to se „ for , MS than the
En.™ ami e\xrv W one T*<yS?* factories. These goods are beyond price comparison. extent to the cheapness of articles of usefulness and comfort In mater|a , wou|d CMt ,„ othef countries
thein wonu 75c. American £\}Q vaines An.encau -v, „,. ...... ,A _ i_ B oy.- spicce suit* jacket rest and this country. We are the acknowledged leaders In these goods
SS'SSS 00 on this coast Note the specia. reductions for this great Ame, JFJfc g& 3-
59 C $1.50 «SWiS« *> O ' UU i«" Sale. $1.00
waists ofh'ne Amoriean'prgandies. Meek ttoM Young Men's Double frO in dee?a««o?eo^ft^eiy i *^"l* 6-plece decorated Atnerl- Al g*t\ A 2-quart Agate Teakettle £J C
Lawns, Dim ties and other Ameri- American Miinutaetn.e, newest breasted biac-k clay sack $X 4|l mS *l «b«S V 46 can China Toilet Set; SI.tW *>'•• • *' C Ladle.' Blaok Beal Combination
can Fabrics in all kinds of patterns patterns, lined and well executed; su its, extra well lined.. "gSnLJff7 Jt fyiS? eyfce»U worth *2 For only «Pa.U7 A 2-quart Agate Coffee Pot Pure and Card Cue, mm Th. very latest Pari, novelty ln
and colorings ;genuiuc Jl.oO <7f,_ genuine *o.ou >alue». *i p»a monair oraia, ■ w»,r». . leather lined. American /J.C PI»W "ilk belt, with handsome
garments. American Salo /«r American »Bd»«JU 7-inch American China Jar- in A 2-quart Agate CQf, Sale Prloe .tone setting and enam- d» <% A A
Price. • ' rco - •••••••• 7, dinlores. in assorted color.; 4VC Rice Boiler eled buckles, from SZ INI
Shirt Waists cf finest American Back Brocaded Silk Poplin Skirts. worth 75c. For A 2-quart Lipped Saucepan Ii- 11.00 to tJJaW.VV
wash materials, such as lace ot American make, those are iv " j. or 1 ' r I4C
striped Organdies, Lino Lawns, large handsome patterns, well lined i I„ „ M n J A Cmsmlb lal eaJWafe American made fine finished art A 6-o'uart Agatesl _ The very latest .tylee in Ladle.,
Dimities an 3 others, genu- aa and well made; regular <J»7f-n AmCriCail MaOC rUrnlSniflgS Tiuubler?; wort'h?ooc dozen IflC Preserving Kule 3IC Puff Bows, plaid, cardinal, green.
in. B.value*. American IflfQ «> ™U>«. American iuuviivui » The set for ;.... Afi quart Agate 11V- navy blaci and Uven- 7f. Ladles' Seal Leather Chatelaine,
Sale Price Sale Price a ;. 1 _ Flaring CoJk kettle »* ler'lf'AVf.1 er 'If'AVf. t ff°i d . Batln - aCuC with leather handle and f-A
Wash Cuitc Everything of style finds a place In our American madelMneh Tur- i/\ a 1 quart Agate in- American Sale Trice covered belt SIIC
WrannefS VTrtsn JUll» Whm the .irderetiava been riven key Dusters; worth 3Uc. For IUC Pudding Fan clasp WW
Hrappcia Blazer Suits of good duck in mc store before tne oraers nave oeen „iven oQ j y 17V A 1-quArt Agate Milk Pan q,.
American Indigo Blue and Black diura and dark shades small neat from other institutions. For ui'v-u Ladies' Silk ChemiMttes, ln white.
Ground Wrappers, with fitted in- designs. Regular 13 00 0 1 pa American made 2-quart d> | A A A 10-inoh Agate Wash Pan Ift- hriender Wue oink: ana cardinal
side waist, fulfsleeves and sm making. American Sale Jl.Uy Men's Xfartras Dross Golf AO Boys' DressShlrts,starched, f|Q_ Ice-Cream Freezers; lf)|.llll '»'•••",■•■ '" V t immed* with lace and velvet 6 *' 1 leather Chatelaine.
watteau back; genuine 11 QijC Price.. ................. Shirts, link cuffs to UXr colored b.som. and cuffs to UXr worth »1.50 For 0n1y... V" vu A good 1-burner Oil Stove AAr ribbon. Something d» Ia A with outside pocket ,nd « _
kinds. American Sale Price w Blazer Suits of double printed duck. match ' uv match, white body /v/v For *°*» cntirelv new Ind only UI fill leather handle; entirely
American Persian Lawn Wrappers, plain navy blues and tans, perfect Amprican made S-davClock walnut A large Galvanized Tub iflr 75c to eJlaeW now style and only ■ W
in medium and light shades, double hanging skirts and tailor made; Men's soft tinished twilled Flannel *"g°SnSh CathcdVa? i'l AO For I' i.""IMS*
point yoke, fitted back and qa genuine J1.60 values, A]n Ovcrshirts, vokn back, ff A Boys' hairline striped soft jn irong ana worth $3 This UI UK A largo Colorod Slop Pail «r
lining; genuine *1.2R val- QUr American iZ.tjy felled seams, hairline S\)C Negligee Calico shirts, col- lUr gong una worm v For AOt
ues. American Sale Price.. T Sale Price , v stripos wuv lar attached «<:<.•. 4 bars Borax Boap JEf, Ladies' India Silk Fron .in assorted Ladle.' Bicycle Chatelaine, with
American percale Wrappers in black, Blazer Crash Suits with fancy linen American made Carving Set A A For colors, trimmed with gt*% AA purse attached and out- a>t A/k
indigo blue aud oxblood grounds, cuffs and collar trimming, a swell ;J. r """ fU nr iles Ollr 2 bar-Castile Soap lace and velvet collar, *k/ (111 side handkerchief pock- >( ||(|
braided yoke and cuffs, fitted Amer can SS.OU suit &5 aa worth 1150 Fb? r ° r I3C very fashlonablo «P*'.VV et> B>le Prlco * *PI*VU
waists and genuine J1.50 Ap» American 1h.5.111l ■ Small size Pearllne t^.
values. American U "*C Smlu Price * U,VU . . . „ .... o. , 06
Sale Price Lfnen Crash Blazer Suits, made l.v A rtl asms* Ari VVactl fit\t\Ac A f ct °' 6 American made Steel s ßpo lio 7- .
About 75 of this style in these American labor, with newest style AlHvrlvClll IT SMI VIIIUUS Knives and Forks, wither" per Cake •*
American made garments ranging skirts and trimmed with m m buckhorn handles; worth / Blssel's Grind Rapid Car- CJ
in price from J1.25 to ?4 will be insertion: superb« 7 val- Jj.T.lllf This will h. Drearest weak thi< has ever * 1,60 - r ° r per Sweepers **»AO
shown during this sale. ues. American Sale Price "f«' ,VU I his Will be the greatest weeK this aepartme,.t nas ever X No. 1 Improved JI7C A m artC att Mil HA nranari AC
known if low prices and swell fabrics count for anything. aMa 10 Rubber Roller, <t»| /p Butter churn *i.fo /iUICI IWCtll ITIctUC l/I ttUCIICS
hardwood cloihes 2h|.Ots Mason's Fruit Jar Rubbers, 2 Cr »
A mortrafl fl/10/lA VaLa I Ire 0c Lattice Striped Lawns in I _ Chaotc wringer ior only ~ " dozen
lCd.ll XrlclUC IIVS aii new designs ar.d colors 4C oiiccis, No store In town can compare In assortment or quality
A most special price reduction on all our American mad: Silks. lea' Dimities aad'Lawn's! tap» Pillow Cases 1 with us. Our American Sale Prices are "Corkers."
Fabrics that compare in style and texture with tin foreign made. whlta linci ' , ivt l eu grounds. SC nch n ..,. „ .. . ... - . ._ . .
jj o . ~ Sile Price uv STii fl/» a • a* J I Swiss Muslin, colored figures and Art Burlap, 36 inches wide, colors.
II.OJ Black Brocaded Sat.n -\ aaieraoe g, hemmed yfj \tX\P-r\C Ati Mst{\& I spots for sash and lull cur- |r„ bine, red and gold; regular a
tl.oo Satin Rhadame.. ... | Tit- 12>,.;c Organdies. Dotted y'l PUlowCa.es /\IUCI Hall ITIaUC IwdUIUS tains; excellent value at 250 lf*C 20c stuff. American Price, Or
|l.a> Cheney Bros.' 1 willed Foulard j . isw Swisses aud Dimities, new ti.C 2-yard wide -5 f»- yard. American Salo Price * t,V per yard ;
ideM - 8,1,8 Prloes4 Suim'sheet. «>«) C Better Lamps for less money than import duties would cost
»1.00 Two-toned Cnecked Taffeta I ljitfc Corded Lawns in Per- m | _
Sl.OO Black and While Satin Stripes faa\\\\\m siali colorings. American / jf* 2'i yard wide Trt-. » m «ri<.«n Curtain Vets In white nr „w , . _ . .......
S.OO PUld Loulsine Silk.... X AT L. J Sale Price 12W M«h»wk 3VC A good Stand Lamp, with fancy Decorated Banquet Lamp, with A C T" Jo inches
U.OD Changeable Cheek >7 Muslin Sheets v ' chimney and No. 2 burner. if> c lobe to match? large d>< AO twistedthreadand bought *%m ill «2 . *} Dt * " na
».25 Changeable Brocode Silk 1 /#\\ // 15c Organdies, Satin Striped oi ... , Am?ricauSao ASC burner American Sale 'RI OX }X sell for lo?vfrdl Amer- 7"»r "Pholsterv, full line of col- /*A
11.00 Best Changeable Taffetas fl ll /M iC Lawns'and Jaconets. Amer- X'r 45 inch IF_ Amoncan sale i|O v Durner. American t.ac Hal. Price o«, made: worth /U(T
8.00 Two-toned Satin Brocades II II /f <V ican Sale Price lum-stitchcd P»c e ■_■ •• •• •••• ■• lrlce lean Sale Price 60c. American Sale Price... v
JUKI Persian Brocades VI If W Pillow Cases Mckle Plated Stand.Lamp, 10-inch
11.00 Plain Rustle Taffeta /# 18c Fancy Broche Organ- . A 2-yard hemstitched i H shade, center draft burner. AO
11.25 Evening Brocades dies, in black and light lllr Mohawk: ° A*\C American Sale yfSZ „ ._ , „. . , , _ „ , A . ,
11.2127-inch Surah Silk grounds, for lvv SnTlin sheet. IOV Prlee Your choice of S5 Banquet Lamps, American Figured Denim, 85 lnohe. Tapestry Table Cover, 10-S, dlning-
JI.OO Black Gros Grain Silk au-uaoawii Decorated Vase Lamp, with 10-inch gold plated, onyx pedestals, center wide, in roT»l, cushion and empire room table size, excellent quality,
11.25 Black Faille Silk V.wl 20c Lace Striped Organdies t>%\ 2'i yard hemstitched Aft _ dome, shade to match, tot At\ draft burner; worth 1750 01 AO design, colors, blue, red, t*%- fringed all round: worth <fcajj
11.00 27-lnch Black Japanese Silk ■ «TU an a Dimities American \ L">C Mohawk X / -,C center draft burner. !k I 41 to *12 each. During Am. J|."|.VfS green and tan; worth 250 IjfcfJ six American dollars. MUX
»1.00 White and Black Checked Taffeta J Sule Price Muslin Sheets * * v American Sale Price.... Sale at one price v"'' w yard. American Sale Price "™ w American Sale Price.... ye^w
American Stationery ' ilg^tS 5 ?, P 7T fo : t Users of .
SIS 11 U tol SWa W H SSI In I \ IS&A W\WW fAlll! 11 "Dentafoam" ....
The Sierra Madr: Cabinet Note Paper and En- IF,, S Hlil .H til fl Dfl Bfl BsTAW B wfl VMm B J fla 81 10Ji IB I■IV A HI •
velopes in snow flake tints, 6o sheets anJ 6o £oC *H I sPI wl fl wIl» H<m H3w» WBl HB HaL ifil IB HD 111 BBS On July 20th this contest closes. First prize Is
envelopes; worth 50c, at g * the choice of f 15.C0 worth of goods from our store.
D .... D jr- S I Second prize $5.00 worth. Forty-eight other prizes.
Bright Wood Bond Note Paper and Envelopes, PA_ S f _~ *[, . . ,
new tints and new shapes, ico envelopes and *)UC si 1 Fu » particulars in our printed circular at our drug
120 Sheets; Worth 75C, at aa a a aa..no. nn ..^ n . nn ., n^M.a ..lll»il. a iailaaa»MMa..«na M ll<iaa«aiJaaiiil<iiio a o department
KITTIE'S LUCK
A Kind Friend Offers Hera
Home
A MUCH ENTANGLED CASE
A MERE SIDE ISSUE TO THE
LEONIS TROUBLE
The Seibert Insolvency Case Being
Straightened Out—The Eveling
Divorce—Court Notes
It was a rather striking and excep
tional scene in Judge Allen's court yes
terday morning, when further investi
gation was made into the case of Kit
tie Ransom, the Pasadena girl whose
mother gave her such a shady character,
and its linale was also unusual, although
eminently seatisfaetory.
Miss Kittie loomed up in court as
debonnair as ever, her mariner being
tinged with a defiant, bravado. But she
was alone, and no one save a girl com
panion spoke a good word for her, while
several Pasadena witnesses testified in
favor of the mother.
Assistant District Attorney Williams
first put upon the witness stand Charles
H. Arthur.the man whom Kittie charged
her mother with living in adultery with.
He stated that he is a blacksmith, sin
gle, and with four children. For about
a year he had intimately known Mrs.
Ransom, but denied anything wrong in
the acquaintance that had existed. He
conceded, however, that most of his idle
time was spent in the society of Mrs
Ransom, his children being grown up
and away from him. He knew her as
a "noble, pure, industrious woman,
struggling to fight the poverty staring
her in the face," and lie made her house
his home and she had done the mending
and the many trifling services of which
the benighted single man stands in need.
The witness testified to having heard
Kittle use most abusive language to her
mother when the latter would be up
braiding her for her behavior.
"She used the most abusive language
I ever heard man or woman use." said
Mr. Arthur, "and I know the girl con
traded disease."
"How do you know that?" inquired the
prosecuting attorney.
"Because her mother told me so," was
the answer.
"Oh, that doesn't cut any figure," in
terrupt, d the court, "if her mother told
jrou so."
"Well., she f.ld me herself." and wit- i
ntss thus amended his answer.
"What time did a fourteen-year-old
girl tell you such a thing?" queried Judge
Allen In apparent astonishment.
"She told me herself." repeated wit
ness, adding, "We were quite intimate
then."
"I should think so," murmured Judge
Allen, and witness resumed his narra
tive.
"She was going with a gentleman
named Mr. Wright, and her mother was
perfectly willing she should do so, and
so was I, but she sought other company
We were perfectly willing for her to go
with him anywhere, but she went off
with others."
Mrs. James Ayers testified to living
close to the Ransoms and heard the
girl use bad language in conversing with
her mother.
Frank Wright, a night watchman at
Pasadena, and presumably the man
with whom Mrs. Ransom and Mr. Ar
thur were willing that Kittie should
keep company, testified to Mrs. Ran
som's good reputation. He visited the
house and had seen Arthur there, but
knew of no improper relations between
them.
Then the one solitary witness spoke up
a good word for Kittie but as> Emma
Ecroyd Is alleged to have been Kittle.*
boon companion ln her escapades her
words did not go for much. She gave
her age as 15 years and said she was
often at the Ransom house. One night
she was stopping with Kittie, and Mr
Arthur and Mrs. Ransom came *ome
from Los Angeles about 11:30. Mr. Ar
thur was slightly intoxicated, and he
and Mrs. Ransom sat around "raising
Cain" until about 3 oclock in the morn
ing. He wanted Kittie and witness put
out in order that he could go to bed.
Judge Allen interfered at this point
and paid he believed it to be wrong to
send any girl to Whittier that is not
wholly bad. He had postponed the hear
ing in this case in ordej; that the charge
alleged by the girl might be investigat
ed, and he believed her story false. It
had been shown that she was incorrigi
ble and bad. The court addressed itself
to Kittle, gave some word? of advice and
ended with the suggestive words:
"Young lady, you've taken the road that
will lead you to the potter's field in9ide
of five years."
The order of commitment to Whittier
was made ar.d then Kittie broke down
and cried. At that moment a lady who
gave her name as Mrs. Gibbs stepped
forward and ftated that if the court
would permit it she stood prepared to
give the girl a home, in preference to
having her sent to Whittier.
Mrs. Gibbs stated that she followed
the business of dressmaking ar.d resided
with her husband who is a painter anr.
paper hanger, on Beaudry avenue. She
wore the purity emblem of the W. C. T.
U., ar.d upon taking the stand stated
that if Kittie would simply promise to be
a good girl she would take her and treat
her as her own. Mrs. Gibbs got a few
scorching remarks in anent the Whittier
reform school before being forestalled
by the court. Turning to Kittie Mrs.
Gibbs in kindly accents told her how
happy she would try to make her if she
would on her part just be a good and
obedient girl. She furthermore told her
how she hated to see any girl sent to
Whittier and that she didn't believe al!
that had been paid about her.
Kittie dried her eyes and gave the re
quired promise to her well intentions!
guardian and Judge Allen ordered the
commitment suspended for thirty days
At the expiration of that time Mrs.
Glbbs will report to the court and if Kil
tie's behavior has been satisfctory that
order will be rescinded.
LOS ANGELES HERALD, SUNDAY MORNING. JUNH27. iW7
•- ■ '•" • ■ ■ '''' '
One of the nandsomest buildings of the year, erected in the city, will be the armory of the National guard of Cali
fornia, now in process of construction on the northwest corner of Spring and Eighth streets. It will contain three,
stories and a basement, with a frontage of 100 feet on Spring street and 155 on Eighth. The first fleer will be di
vided into four storerooms and the rear, with the basement, will be used for storage purposes. Troop D will oc
cupy quarters on this floor fronting on Eighth street, comprising locker room, store and artillery rooms, baths, bowling
alley, shooting range and flrst sergeant's office. On the second floor there will be a grand drill hall, 100x103 feet, pro
vided with a gallery 15x100 feet, commanding a full view of the floor. This is reached by two spiral iron staircases.
Brigade and regimental headquarters of two and three rooms respectively, offices for the field, staff and non
commissioned officers, cloakrooms, ladies' parlors and ammunition rooms are also on this floor.
Companies A, C and F and the signal corps will have their headquarters on the third floor. There will be
officers' quarters, reading rooms, locker and ammunition rooms, etc. Th is floor will also contain a handsome and
spacious gymnasium, fitted up with all the latest improved appliances for physical development.
The gas, plumbing and electric lighting are among the most important features of the building, being of the best
and latest styles in such furnishings. All the rooms will be connected by a private telephone system.
Two large Iron doors will be placed at the main entrance on Spring street, and a staircase fourteen feet wid2
will lead to the upper floors. The architecture is Romanesque in style and the material used in the structure is to
be buff pressed brick and terra cotta, with interior finishings of yellow pine. The building is being erected by James
S. Copeland, formerly proprietor of the Panorama stables, from whom the state has leased it for a period of ten
years for military purposes. It will cost when finished about $40,000. The architect is T. J. McCarthy, Stimson
building.
JUSTICE'S JUSTICE AGAIN
A Battery Case Springing Erom the
Leonis Trouble
A couple of weeks ago Deputy Consta
ble Hughes of Ballona township was
fined $50 by Justice Barclay for a bat
tery upon Harvey Branscomb, the Cal
aliasas tough, who has been either di
rectly or indirectly involved in almost
every broil that has taken place in his
neighborhood, where everybody appears
to go "heeled" and aching for a scrap.
Yesterday on the appeal of the case.
Judge Smith said Hughes did exactly
the proper thing, and in so doing was
probably the means of preventing a
murder.
Behind the actual war between Brans
comb and Juan Melendez, in which
Hughes came to grief, and, as Indicated
NEW ARMORY OF THE SEVENTH REGIMENT, N. G. C.
got $50 the worst of it, there lies a little
scrap of a story which forms a part of
the infinitely larger and more import
ant story of the vicissitudes of the Le
onis estate.
Juan Melendez is the son of old Espi
ritu Leonis, widow of Miguel Leonis,
one of the brothers whose fortune has
been the cause of so much wrestling,
both in and out of court. When a home
stead was set out of the general estate
for the old lady, it was set out on what
is either government or railroad land,
the exact status of It having yet to be
determined by the United States gov
ernment. Just above this tract of land
Branscomb has for some years held 160
acres.
At tbe time the homestead was set
out for the Senora Leonis, one Antunez
was and had been in possession of the
Calabasas store and saloon, located at
the tract, and had been paying rent to
the Leonis estate. But as soon as the
homestead matter was settled he refused
to pay any further rent on the ground
that It was government land. His hold
ing comprised about 61 acres, and a
suit ln ejectment was brought against
him by the Senora Leonis, and finally
he was thrown out. Then the old lady
took possession, and her son, Juan Me
lendez, has lived with her.
But the fates were against the old Se
nora. Old and worn, •illiterate, and not
speaking English, she possessed the sim
ple virtues of the old-time Spanish race,
and could not cope with the scheming
Americano. Worth about $1,000,000 not
ao very long ago, she la now not worth a
dollar, albeit if justice la not altogether
a farce, she will yet recover tbe major
part of her property from those who
.■xplolted It for their own benefit. Lau
rent Etchepare was her confidential
agent, and with htm she became involved
in trouble, and ln a large measure It Is
him she blames for all the disaster that
has overtaken her fortunes. When the
friction first developed between the old
!ady and Etchepare the latter, It Is
claimed, prompted Antunez to go and
squat on the land from which he had
legally been ejected. He did so, and
rented some eight or ten acre* of It to
Branscomb. Juan Melendez, as repre
senting his mother, ordered Branscomb
not to plow or make use of the land, as
Antunez had no right to rent the land
or use it himself. Aa a matter of fact.
Branscomb did not need any such Infor
mation, for, his 160 acre tract adjoin
ing that of the Senora Leonls, he knew
the exact stateus of the whole case.
He just chose to play his part in the
little game to the end. He plowed the
land and sowed it to barley. A short
time ago Melendez went into the field
with ihs team to cut it. True, he hadn't
planted the grain, but It was on ys
mother's land, and the man who had
planted it had no right to do so. The
field of grain was just adjacent to the
place where Antunez had lived, and
where Melendez had been living since
the time when Antunez was ejected.
Branscomb got wind of what was beins
done, and came to Melendez and pro
ceeded to oarry things with a high hand.
He cursed and swore around and 'threat
ened the horses standing by wltl^a piece
of gas pipe with which he had armed
himself. Deputy Constable Hughes.who
had witnessed a part of the fracas from
the house of Melendez, where he had
ensconced himself, ran out and took the
weapon from Branscomb and called a
halt to the Impending hostilities. In
order to get revenge, Branscomb swore
to a complaint charging Hughes with
battery, and Justice Barclay inflicted a
fine of $50. From this judgment Hughes
appealed, and yesterday Judge Smith
granted a new trial of the case in his
department, on the ground that the
judgment was contrary to the evidence,
and that a great deal of illegal and Ir
relevant testimony had been admitted
ln the trial court.
THE SEIBERT INSOLVENCY
Judge Shaw Straightens the Matter
in an Opinion
In the matter of the assignment of B.
F. Seibert, an opinion waa rendered yes
terday by Judge Shaw. The account
submitted is settled and filed except as
follows: (1) That the assignees be al
lowed $3018.32 as commissions, instead of
$4537.63 as charged. (2) That there be
charged against the assignees for Inter
est on balances of cash kept by them the
sum of $2217.39, making a total of inter
est charged against them of $3000, in
stead of $782.61 as charged in said ac
count.
It Is also ordered that the assignees
be allowed $500 on account of the serv
ices of Messrs. Brosseau & Montgomery,
as attorneys, and $1000 as balance
dije for services and advice of
Victor Montgomery as attorney
for the assignee from 1882 to the
filing of the account. It Is further order
ed that the assignees proceed to distrib
ute pro rata among the creditors the
balance remaining in their hands, and;
that they pay into court $698.06 remain-!
ing uncalled for from former dividend*
declared by them
THE DIVORCE MILL
The Evelingra Agree to Disagree and
Divide the Property
Fred Eveling waa granted a decree
yesterday by Judge Smith, divorcing
him from Josephine Eveling, on the
ground of cruelty. The husband is to
pay over $260 aa the wife's share of the
community property, and the 2 year old
girl will by consent live with the father.
The difficulty in the Eveling household
was in its lnciplency but rapidly devel
oped into a case where the hot tempered
wife tired of the slow and probably the
somewhat stubborn methods ot her
mate, who is a boiler maker ln the em
ploy of the Southern Pacific company.
Judge Allen granted a decree to Mary
M. Collett, severing the marital tie be
tween her and C. H. Collett, on th*
ground of extreme cruelty.
Court Notes
Sarah J. Mosher filed her petition yes
terday in the superior court, asking for
letters of administration ln the case of
Ezra D. Mosher. The estate is valued
at $600.
I. J. Beals, who was charged with cru
elty to animals, was arrested by Con
stable Yonkln yesterday and brought
before Justice Young for arraignment.
The case for examination was set for
July 7th and the defendant permitted to
go free on his own recognizance.
In the suit of the National Bank of
California va Los Angeles Iron and
Steel company Judge Shaw yesterday
held that the account of the defendant
Putney be allowed except the item of
$650 for attorney's fees, which Is cut to
$400.
Sunday School Convention
The annual county Sunday school
convention which la to be held this year
ln the First M. E. church of this city
promises to be one of unusual merit.
The convention will be held-Thursday
and Friday, July Ist and 2d, and the pro
gram for each day has a number of at
tractive features. Among the promi
nent speakers from abroad will be Rev.
Scott F. Hershey, Ph. D.. Boston; E. A.
K. Hackett, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Mrs. D.
C. Cook, Chicago, and Dr. A. J. Frost of
San Bernardino. A large attendance la
expected from the county as well aa
from the Christian Endeavor delegate*
who will be passing through the city at
that time.
Asbury Methodist Picnic
Yesterday the Asbury Methodist
church of East Los Angeles held .their
annual Sunday school picnic at the
South Pasadena ostrich farm. Upward*
of 200 were present (parent* and chil
dren), enjoying the refreshment*, the
hay piles, the alfalfa lawn* and awing*
and the curious antics of the strange
bird* ln their new California home. Boys
rode the ostriches for the amusement of
the young folks. Before leaving the lit
tle one* were presented by the manage
ment with bag*of candy and souvenirs,
thus filling their cup of happiness to the
brim.
A Splendid Opportunity
To spend the 4th of July at Coronado
Beach and San Diego Is offered by the
$3 excursion of the Santa Fe. Tickets
are sold Friday and Saturday, July 2nd
and 3rd, and are good for return for tt
daya. There la no equal to Coronada
on the Pacific coast, and the hotel I*}
i making cheap rates for the summer.

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