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THE HERALD The Herald Publishing Company WILLIAn A. SPALOINO, • President and General Manager. BDITORIAL DEPARTMENT: 221 East Fourth street. Telephone 156. BUSINESS OFFICE: Bradbury Building. 222 West Third street. Telephone 247. RATE'S OF SUBSCRIPTION' Dally, by carrier, per month $ 75 Dallyt, by mail, one year 9 00 Dally, by mail, six months 4 50 Dally, by mail, three months 2 25 Sunday Herald, by mai!. one year 2 00 Weekly Herald,, by mail, one year 1 00 POSTAGE RATES ON THE HERALD 48 pages ..4cents 82 pages 2 cents 36 pages 3 cents 2S pages 2 cents 24 pages' 2 cents 16 pages 2 cents 12 pages 1 cent EASTERN AGENTS FOR THE HERALD A. Frank Richardson. Tribune building, New York: Chamber of Commerce build lng, Chicago. SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE: 628 Market street, opposite Palace hotel. THURSDAY JULY i, 1887 PERILS OP STOCK SPECULATION The remarkable revival of public in terest in mines and mining appears to be I fast bringing about another old-fash | ioned mining boom. A year ago it was I noted that assayers were rushed with I work, and that manufacturers of all de- S scriptlons of mining machinery were getting orders from a wide extent of territory between Arizona on the south and Fresno on the north. This activity has been well sustained, and the fruits of the new developments are now being heard from in the shape of many fine paying properties. There has also been a wonderful num ber of new holes made in the ground, and new corporations have been organ ized to work these different prospects, and to develop the riches they are ard — -ently believed to contain. The public curiosity has been excited, its cupidity has been aroused and the mighty effort to get something for nothing is threat ening to supersede legitimate mining enterprise. The mining Industry, when public at tention can be diverted from other matters and made to concentrate for I ever so brief a period upon ii, • offers attractions that are well nigh ir resistible to the average mind. Men are by nature gamblers. The instinct may have been suppressed by local en vironment and teaching, but the his tory of every mining craze proves that there is no class, no profession, exempt from the influence of the speculative fever. I Mining presents itself therefore under ' ' two aspects; one as a legitimate busi '\nees 4 industry in which money is invest ed for the purpose of extracting from the souVhose minerals that will return a profit Ibver and above the cost of their extraction; and, second, as a game of lottery im\ which the public buys and sells the sitock of certain corporations organized Jstensibly to carry on a legit imate mining business. These shares of stock are Bought and sold on the - strength of statements, reports and ru mors that gain credence with the pub lic, and whlcjh have the effect sometimes I of sending a stock up in price and some times causing it to fall. Those on th? inside of every "deal" are always handy / to buy or sell as their interests dictate. Thus an immense business is sometimes done without any actual delivery of the i, stock dealt in, and mostly with little or !no knowledge on the part of the public of the actual condition of the mine or even of the people who control it. It has been found that these stock transactions may be more easily worked when the stock is issued at a trilling par '| value, and It is therefore the custom to J Issue shares of stock at a par value of '©ach. This apparent modesty is atoned for by making the capitalization sufficiently high, seldom less than a mil lion dollars, and sometimes soaring Into the empyrean of finance. The Mining News of the 28th instant contains com panies with capitalizations ranging from $300,000 to $300,000,000. Stock in many of these mines is trafficked in at a few cents a share. The owner of a thou sand shares bought at two cents a share | has not invested much money, but yet he Is the owner of "a thousand shares," W and, supposing the mine Is capitalized at $5,000,000, no uncommon figure, it will t be seen that a price of two cents as | aumes a cash value to the whole prop erty of $100,000, and every single cent of advance represents $50,000 increase in ! the valuation of the mine, which, after , all, may be quite undeveloped. The ease with which the market may be worked when shares are placed at auch a small unit of value ought to serve | as a warning to investors, but it seldom If does. If people would but stop to think making mining stock invest 'J? ments they would lose less.money, and Pp gains of the sharpers Jtnd cormor -, dimln was list. ished. Before buying any kind of min ing stock the would-be investor should acquaint himself thoroughly with the kind of mine it represents; whether it Is a prospect hole or a developed claim and what work has been done upon it; whether it is a producer in fact, or sim ply in anticipation and because It is near a mine that Is rich. A little in quiry into the character of the men who are handling the company's business would also be in order. We are told not to expect to gather grapes of thorns, nor figs from thistles, neither will it be the act of a wise man to expect honest treatment from men of evil reputation. Let the buyer beware. There are plenty of good mines, but the stock in them Is not to be had for nothing, and there are plenty of square dealing men in the business, but they have to be inquired out. It is a common saying that a man will cheat hlsbrother on a horse trade, if he can; there being so many ways In which he may salve his conscience afterwards, and it is pretty much the same in mines. Again we say, let the buyer take heed. It will also stand him in good stead to ascertain whether the parties offering stock for sale privately or on an exchange are merely brokers working for their com mission, or actual owners with consid erable private interests involved in every transaction affecting the mine. It is one thing to Invest money In a way that will assist in the development of those mining interestsupon which the prosperity of the state so largely de pends, and it t» quite another thing to invest it in a sure thins lottery scheme for the benefit of the manipulators of a stock market in which the mining inter est is used as a blind for sheer gambling. A CHANGE OF BASE There is consternation in administra tion circles in Washington over the re ported defection of Senators Carter of Montana and Shoup of Idaho. These senators are reported to have practically declared in favor of the free silver Re publican platform and will remain with the national Republican party only un til the tariff bill shall be finally disposed of. This departure will have a tendency to change the whole aspect of future financial legislation by the present con gress. The citizens of Montana and Idaho have begun to understand, at this late day, the true policy which was an open book to the experienced men who represented Colorado and Nevada at the time of the St. Louis convention. They will now sustain their senators in the poHcy they have determined to adopt as champions of silver. This is a fair illustration of how much the country was in need of education upon the question of finance at the time that the presidential nominations were made. It further illustrates how very ephemeral is the glamor that the lavish disbursement of unearned gold can cast upon an evil cause even in the domain of politics. The pomp and ceremony which the inexhaustible millions of do mestic and imported gold cast around the Republican campaign might well, as they did, deceive some of the elect. But deception in this, as in all other cases, lacks the one necessary element of permanence. Even United States sena tors have come to realize that they have been cheated and deceived by the syn dicate barons that oraered the pageant of St. Louis, and that the golden splen dor of the parade which dazzled the voter in November was, after all, only the tinsel show of a troop of jugglers. The defection has only just begun. There Is more to follow. IT WAS LOADED It is, or ought to be, quite a common accident, as it is always a deservedly popular one, for doctors to be poisoned by incautiously taking the homicidal compounds that they prepare for the stomachs of their patients. The civil engineer is more cau tious and has never been known to run his neighbor's boundary line in such a way as to diminish his own terri tory, as evidenced by the ranch surveys of modern records. The lawyer was for a long time supposed to be very astute in matters of this kind and to be fairly side by side with the civil engineer and the architect —which latter is always at a safe distance when the house falls down. But it has been reserved for a Boston lawyer to bring humiliation upon his brethren. His name Is Greenhood and he is a prominent law writer and the au thor of a very popular law treatise en titled "Public Policy." Greenhood was recently brought before the courts of Boston for malpractice upon an accusa tion of procuring manufactured evi dence. The facts charged against the attorney were fully established, and it only remained to ascertain their legal effect. It was by no means clear that the law would sanction such a construc tion of the w hole case as would involve the penalty of disbarment. In this di lemma the prosecution cited the court to numerous sections and passages from "Greenhood on Public Policy," wherein the law was laid down with so much force and precision that there could be no room for doubt as to the guilt of the accused. The court took this view of the case and disbarred the attorney. Greenhood appealed to the supreme court of the state, where the Judgment of the lower court has been affirmed. And thus It was that Greenhood "winged the dart that quivered in his heart," and ruined the reputation of the profession for superior sagacity. SECOND THOUGHT It is announced by the Republican press that "the president has abandoned the idea of a currency commission to in vestigate the subject (of currency re form) and report to congress at the next session. Instead, an administration bill, proposing certain reforms of the cur rency, will be drafted and submitted to Mafeafr-'-- in,.,,- ■ . f '"ftfyiih'i'n ii»nienaiiiii congress early In the session." The reason for this change of program crops out, in the same article, in this manner: "The senate includes In its membership a number of cranks and ellverbugs," who would interfere with this adminis tration scheme. And so, Hanna, Gage, McKinley & Co., instead of appointing a commission of nonpartisan financiers to consider the matter of currency reform and report ft bill, have concluded to do that import ant work themselves. They are going to "draft an administration bill" and have it all ready for congress to ratify early in the session. Mark the language; "An administration bill." Congress ought to be highly gratified with this kind of proposal to relieve It from the re- sponsible task of drafting a bill on so important a subject. The house of representatives, under the lead of Czar Reed, will, no doubt, swallow this administration bill at a gulp; it will do anything Hanna and McKinley asks them to do, but how about the senate? The senators are a more independent set of people. They are not, or at least many of them are not, under obligations to Hanna & Co. for the seats they hold. Those same "cranks and silverbugs" are there still and that administration scheme, that- biggest of all the gold bug plots, which is nothing less than to destroy all the greenbacks and treasury notes, will find formidable opposition. The presence of Hanna him self in the senate will not save it. The money power may find out before they get through with this business that there is some difference between the ad ministration of laws and the making of laws, a fact of which they seem to have no comprehension up to this time. They appear to be under the impression that they have only to draft an administra tion bill and submit it to congress for ratification. BETTER CITY GOVERNMENT The movement for better city govern- is a matter in which a great many people in Los Angeles, without regard to party, are interested, and the same is true of other cities. It is gratifying therefore to know that so influential a periodical as the Century Magazine pro poses to take an active interest and part in the work. Its editor, Richard Watson Gilder, recently declared that one of the greatest movements going on in Chris tendom is the growing interest in the government of cities, based upon the principle that the political machine should be opposed wherever it interferes with civic development. That city politics should be separated frompartypolitics in a movement of this kind is inevitable. It is fair to hold, however, that it is boss politics rather than party politics that has given us the largest proportion of bad govern ment in cities. When the bosses Bre eliminated from the question of good city government, both the parties and the people as a whole will have a better chance. Party responsibility is a valu able agency in municipal politics when it can be properly applied. It cannot be so applied where a boss or a clique of bosses uses both a party and its machin ery, and the functions of a city govern ment, for its own selfish purposes. CENTER OF ALL GOOD THINGS It should be understood that the cli matic advantage of being in the land of sunshine does not cover the full beneficence of living In Los Angeles and the immediately adjacent cities. There is no other city in the country that is so conveniently situated as Los Angeles. It is not of the sea, nor yet of the mountains; but it is within easy reach of both. If one wants to spend the day at the seashore with his family, an hour's ride, or less, will take him there. If he pines for the lighter air and pic turesque scenery of the mountains, the same time, spent in going in another di rection, will bring him the fulfillment of his desire. If he be a restless man, who wishes to see as much as possible within as short a time as may be, he can, by a judicious consultation of railway time tables, visit both the mountains and the sea the same day and sleep at night in his own hotel or home in the city. He may fish for either fresh or salt water fish; he may hunt the wild game in its season or may "loaf and invite his soul." What other city can present such a de lightful combination? The Pasadena papers sometimes for get. They have a habit of scolding the people of that city who have the temerity to come to Los Angeles to make pur chases, and one would think they pre ferred that there should be no communi cation between the two cities. But now comes the Star, and says: "The value of the electric cars in bringing people to Pasadena can hardly be Estimated. Scarcely a car passes during the day bu: carries more or less passengers who are merely picnicking—tempted by the great convenience of a street car service— and who come from Los Angeles from points all along the road, enjoy the out ing, and go back." The Kansas City Star sees the haad writing on the wall. Speaking of the fact that "Mr. Bryan seeims to command just as much attention since as before the presidential election," it says: "This fact should of itself, if all other signs fail, admonish the leaders of the party which defeated him of the danger which lies hidden in the future. He approaches the next contest with no broken prom ises, while their march will be obstruct ed at every step by shattered pledges and disappointed hopes." — Is""there a growing tendency on the part of juries to excessive verdilcts in jury cases? Justice Dean of the Penn sylvania supreime court thinks there is. and this opinion formed the burden of his recent address to the law academy of Philadelphia. Nowadays, he said, given , lis* parties and their financial con<? 1 . ,<ne otnei LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, JULY t, 1897 without regard to the weight or signifi cance of the evidence, in a very large number of cases the verdict can be as sumed with approximate certainty. The sympathy would be with an individual against a corporation, municipal or pri vate, and the verdict would be rendered accordingly. The root of the evil, In his opinion, lies in the laxity of administra tion of the law regarding the selection of jurymen, whereby the best are not chosen. This laxity most certainly ex ists, and there are other evils than the one alluded to by Judge Dean that arts.) from it. The state fair will be held at Sacra mento, September €-18, and the state board of agriculture is making elabo rate preparations for the event. It should have the active support of every city and county in the state in its ef forts to make the fair a success. It may be said without exaggeration that the California fair is far ahead of the av erage state fair In the number, variety and quality of exhibits, and the festival is a big advertisement for the whole Pacific slope. It is well that the work of preparation should be begun now. The Daily Venturan Judges "from ex pressions which have appeared in The Herald," that Mr. Bryan's address at Fiesta park will be purely political ir. its nature. Such an assumption is en tirely unwarranted. The Herald has said repeatedly that Mr. Bry an's after noon address would be of a patriotic character, suitable for the day. The international bimetallic commis sion will arrive in London this week. It is fortunate that the arrival of the com mission was delayed until after the ju bilee, otherwise Its members might have received the impression that the two events might have got mixed. The attendance at Rev. DeWitt Tal mage's new church in Washington is very poor. Mr. Talmage is the greatest teligious Jumping jack in the country, but even he cannot play to big houses in a town where congress is a rival at traction. Hawaii is a group of islands, eight in number, covering an area of 6640 square miles and, according to a census taken in 1890, containing a population of 89,990. The names and dimensions of the sev eral islands which comprise the group are Hawaii, 100 miles in length and ninety in width; Mani, fifty-four miles, long and twenty-five wide; Kahoolawe, twelve miles long and five wide; Lanal, twenty miles long and nine wide; Molo kai, thirty-five miles long and seven wide; Ohau, thirty-five miles long and twenty-one wide; Kanai, thirty miles long and twenty-eight wide, and Niihau, twenty-nine miles long and five In width. The natives are of the Malayo-Polyne sian race, of a reddish brown color, with black, straight hair, broad face, flat nose and thick lips. At the time of Captain Cook's first visit to the islands in 1778, they were in a barbarous state. Polyg amy prevailed among the chiefs and rulers and the moral tone was of the lowest. Human sacrifices were com mon and the form of their idolatry was severe, cruel and bloody, while canni balism was among their vices. But what is the most surprising with regard to these people is their decadence in number as they progress in civilization. They have better food, better clothing, better dwellings and the improved serv ice of a better civilization, yet the na tive population of at least 200,000 in 1778 has been reduced to 34.436 in 1890. This is accounted for by one authority on the hypothesis that the blood of the race has been poisoned by the introduction of foreign diseases, and by other inquir ers on the theory that crime, neglect of offspring and the lack of'maternal in stinct among the women is responsible. The principal products of the islands are sugar and rice, though coffee, hides, bananas and wool are produced in suffi cient quantities to become subjects of export. In 1876 a treaty of commerce was concluded between the Hawaiian kingdom ifnd the United States which had a marked influence on the trade, and was of especial advantage to the Island?. It provided 1 for the free entry of the agricultural products of that country into this, and the reciprocal admission of the manufactured products of this country into that. As a result, the greater portion of the commercial tran sactions of the islanders are with this country. Steamers run between the islands and America, Australia and China, and the total exports in 1895 amounted to $8,358,000, against an im port trade of $5,714,000. The total cus toms receipts in 1895 were $547,000, the number of ships entered being 318, and the aggregate tonnage 337,817 tons. The revenues for 1896 amounted to $1, --879,528 and the expenditures to $1,872,409, a close margin, but ample. The cur rency is gold and silver, gold coins of the United States being legal tender for all sums over $10 and silver coins of the United States for amounts under. The only paper money in use is treasury cer tificates for coin actually deposited there. The capital of the country in Honolulu, which is also the metropolis of the islands. It is situated In the island of Oahu, and contains a population of about 75.000. In 1892 there were 168 schools on the islands, with 392 teachers and 10,712 pupils, of whom 5353 were Hawaiians. The appropriation for schools for 1892-94 amounted to $210,600. All forms of religion are permitted and protected, and the population of wor shipers is about equally divided be tween Catholics and Protestants. The islands are to a considerable extent mountainous, and in some measure vol canic, though that feature is decreasing. —Kansas City Star. THE UNIVERSE IS WIDE Desire we past illusions to recall? To reinstate wild Fancy would we hide Truth whose thick veil Science has drawn' aside? No! let this Age, high as she may, install In her esteem the thirst that wrought man's fall. The universe Is infinitely wide; And conquering reason is selfiglorified, Can nowhere move uncrossed by some new wall Or gulf of mystery, which thou alone, Imaginative Faith, canst overleap. In progress toward the fount of Love— the throne Of Power whose ministers the records keep Of periods fixed, and laws established, less Flesh to exalt than prove Its nothing- The Hawaiian Islands 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.) Taxpayer's Remarks to City Council To the Editor of the Los Angeles Herald: I am the owner of considera ble property in our city, and perhaps may be permitted through the columns of your valued paper to express to the city council the feeling or disposition existing among the more prominent property owners and taxpayers regard ing the letting of contracts for paving the streets of Los Angeles. The recent serious trouble over the Main street pavement, caused by inex perienced and unscrupulous contract ors, who had neither the knowledge how to do good work or the disposition to buy and use first class materials on our streets, warrants me in suggesting to the board that the contract for the pav ing of Fifth street be awarded to some responsible bidder, whom the property owners have confidence in, and who is known to do all his work in the very best manner and to use the very best mate rials. Another very important suggestion In this line is: The contract should be awarded to the contractor who is known to pay his labor and material bills. Should the board of public works take the trouble to investigate the responsi bility of contractors in this city, they will find many of the very lowest bid ders not only do not pay their material bills, but many of the laborers and teamsters who have been inveigled into doing business with them are unpaid, and for this reason today are going hun gry and unprovided for. In fact, this condition exists to such an extent here as to furnish a very large excuse for the necessity of raising funds in this city to aid the unemployed. The city council can best serve the in terests of not only the property owners and taxpayers, but also the material men and laborers, by not recognizing contractors who are delinquent in this respect, and by awarding contracts to those who are known to be honest and have the ability to do their work pre cisely as the specifications require. The matter of a small difference in the cost of work cuts a very little figure when the quality and the other matters referred to are considered. TAXPAYER. Curtain Lecture for Some Preachers To the Editor of the Los Angeles' Herald: It seems to the writer that nothing but a careless disregard of the warning words of George Washington can account for the indifference with which the American people will listen to effusions such as are reported' to have emanated from Rev. D. Parker Morgan, Rev. Dr. Benj. De Costa in New York and Rev. Dr. Thomson of Los Angeles. Our form of government, although de fective, contains in tiself the elements and essentials of reform, which a mon archy, in the nature of things, cannot possibly contain. If these gentlemen, in contemplating a monarch's long reign, have feelings aroused' to make them feel that a monarchy is better than a presi dency, and if they have not the decency to keep such feelings to themselves, they ought to be furnished with passports and ordered to go quickly and become loving subjects of monarchies. The su perficial and effeminate talk that with a monarchy there is a continuation of ever-increasing love,, but the changes recurring in the presidency makes a break in the affections' of the people to - ward the occupant of the chair seems so tantalizing that every sturdy Amer ican would be justified in telling the ministers of the unworldly Christ that they do not show sufficient wisdom to draw the line between love and idolatry. Many a poor, needy Irish mother can stand equal, and even surpass, the greatest woman in the world, Queen Victoria, in prolific child-bearing, "and not have a whole nation to take care of them, either," but these gentlemen can see nothing worth deifying In that The humble mothers are not queens, and therefore wot sublime enough to be placed on an Idol's pedestal. The writer has lived under three monarchies, and her observations have taught her that not love, but idolatry and fear, fomented by just such effusions from the pulpits, make the life of the deluded people un der monarchical institutions bearable, and were it not for the unholy support of the pulpits, every throne would top ple to the ground, and every nation on earth would be set free, using their God given gifts in finding the way .of sal vation out of Ignorance, superstition and want. MATILDE J. BERRA, Station D, Los Angeles, Cal. CALIFORNIA OPINION Reveries of a Bridegroom The intimation that we California ed itors are not treated well at home is all a mistake. The writer of this feels like an English lord at a jubilee on account of the way the neighbors treat us. Every once in a while our soda water dispen saries call us in and give us one. A Long Beach man sent us up some fish. Yesterday we were given some milk and pansies. Today a lady gave us a piece of her mind for spelling her name wrong. Tomorrow we expect to be presented with nicely made out store bills. Oh, no, we are treated well at home. —Pasadena News. President of the Bankers President McKinley is evidently as much the president of the bankers as was Cleveland. At the next session of congress he proposes to have an ad ministration bill submitted for the re tirement of the greenbacks!. The presi dent is evidently determined that the nerves of the people shall not be un strung by a too sudden appearance of that promised wave of prosperity.—Sac ramento Bee. Peddlers of Disease The authorities of San Francisco have concluded that the lives of the children in that city are worth more than those of the diseased cows owned by the dairy men. This is rough on dairymen, who are making money by peddling disease, but they have had a long Inning, and it really seems as though, their victims were entitled to some consideration themselves. —San Jose Mercury. Public Profit Private Loss It is hard to think of public profit from private loss, yet such appears to be some times the case. The necessities of the unemployed have given valuable im provements to San Francisco and Los Angeles, and In the Balboa boulevard and Blyslan park are two very credit able and valuable improvements arising solely from a philanthropic idea of help ing the needy.—Pasadena Star, A Crash The aotw„g — Cornier On the Beach One of our Crash Suits at $5, #6, $6.50 or up to $10. You ought to have a Crash Suit for summer use. They give such a comfortable cool air to a man. But then you know your own business. We are prepared in every way to wait upon the "summer man," be he old or young. In regular business suits for men we're showing $16.00 and $18.00 newest suits for the cut price of Yourself (Cfp jl >p EF/f]\ What? $Kqso<&\U/ 101-1103 North Spring Street 201-203-205-207-209 West First Street Closing Out A large hardware line the way we are doing it means a chance that comes only once in the lifetime of a builder and house furnisher. We have brought Our Escondido Stock To Los Angeles, and in order to turn it into cash at once, we are selling goods at the cost price and often below that figure. Read these prices Bailey Planes —Block 15c to 70c Bailey Planes—lron Smooth 51.15 to $1.45 Buck Saws 45c to 75c Stanly Levels 25c to $1.15 Of Hardware and House Furnishings Rogers' Nickel Silver Teaspoons, per set ***** . 50c Rogers' Nickel Silver Tablespoons, per set 85c Egg Beaters, each oc Coat and Hat Hooks, 2\ inch, per doz ».7^c Such offers should touch a tender spot In the hearts of bargain buyers Thomas Bros. 230 South Spring St Los Angeles, Cal. 1300 Teachers j In California have prepared themselves In our School for sue- < J cessful County Examinations. It's an advantage going to J» school where every point is taught from a teacher's standpoint ]» and not from a student's. Many of our students are among the <! most prominent and most successful teachers of Southern Cali- ! j fornia. Before deciding where to go, write or call at our office J > for further information. < [ The Boynton Normal 22S Stimson Building. Los Angeles, Cal. \ ! fl** Best Full Set Teeth d»C % W Equal to Any $10 Plate in the City WUk JmM& Teeth Extracted Absolutely Without p ain—soc Crown, Bridge Work- nnd Fine Killings n specialty. All work guaranteed. r TURNER ■ JMinHmi Office hours, 9 n.m. tor, p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. \Wksw/MBm±Jm''ol Rooms 7 and s ioi S. Broadway. Consumption Cured... "Treatise on Consumption" SEST ANY ADDRBBB " DR. W. HARRISON BALLARD, 406 STIMPSON BLOCK, Corner Spring jnd Los An«»l*s. TWENTY YEARS AGO JULY 1, 1877. George E. Barnes, dramatic critic of the San Francisco Call, was severely in jured by the upsetting o£ a vehicle in which he was riding. Mr. Barnes died in June, 1897. The corn crop was the largest ever known in Los Angeles county. Boss Tweed, who had been brought back to New York, threatened to pub lish his story in full. A bonded warehouse was established in Los Angeles by the Wine and Fruit Growers' association. The Los Angeles Republican passed into the hands of a joint stock company an* General Mansfield was talked of for the position of editor. The public schools closed. Thirty-seven Chinese gamblers were fined $10 each, and one, a dealer, was fined $50. The present tariff seems to have prevailed in those days. The Democratic managers were mak ing active preparations for the Ohio campaign, expecting to carry that Re publican stronghold. A California lion was seen prowling around Los Nietos. It appeared on the premises of Judges Hollo way and Craw ford and terrified Mrs. Williams white that lady was engaged in the pastoral act of milking the cows. Samuel C. Cook and Miss Ella M. Lan franco were married by Rev. Father Verdaguer. "The fair bride," said one of the local papers, "is known to our peo ple as one of the most stylish, accom plished, and, last but not least, wealth iest belles of Southern California. Mr. Cook was an' eastern man. The Fullerton Delegation Nearly fifty railroad tickets have been sold for the Bryan speaking at Los An geles. President McFadden of the Silver club guaranteed that 100 people would go from Fullerton, thereby getting a low rate of one* fare for the round trip from Fullerton. The rate from all other points on the railroad will be one and one-half fare for the round trip. As usual, Fullerton takea another step ahead of all -neighboring cities.—Fuller ton Tribune. Light on a Great Truth The man who doesn't care to have his name in the paper is the man who Is al ways wondering why it isn't there.— Riverside Glohe.