SOUTH CALIFORNIA SPECIALS
AVALON, July 11.—(Regular Corre
spondence.! Mertie Lewis, with her step
father, T. J. J. Cleveland, accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Glover of Los Angeles,
caught twenty sandaba yesterday. Miss
Mertie is only 11 years old. and is very
proud of her catch. Mrs. Glover nearly
equaled her, pulling up nineteen.
R. S. Beck of Fairfield, la., with his son.
J. M. Beck of Chicago, accompanied by
Frank N. Rust of Pasadena and J. B.
Eleakmore of Los Angeles, late of Wichita,
Kas., are visiting Mr. Beck's nephew, A.
C. Norman. Yesterday the visitors caught
twenty-three barracuda and a yellowtail
on rod and reel.
Mr. Campbell of New York caught a 100
--pound tuna with Chris Ringsin yesterday.
Henry Mathewson of Brookfield. Mass.,
a gentleman 67 years of age, with his son,
E. J. Mathewson. in the launch Tenderfoot,
caught the biggest jewfish this season yes
terday. He weighed 313 pounds, and an
admiring crowd gathered around to con
gratulate the old gentleman on his prowess.
P. F. Grover and E, Normander were with
the party, but the catch was made by Mr.
Yesterday was a great day for sailing
and all the yachts were spreading their
canvas to the breeze. They presented a
very pretty sight in the offing, and many
spectators watched the boats from the
beach as they vied with each other in an
Impromptu race. The Dot and Wave and
Defender, Jr., and several others took part,
but the Wave seemed to have the best of
It, easily outsailing tho namesake of the
.Winner of the championship.
The Narod made a trip around the island
yesterday with the following guests of its
owner, E. L. Doran: H. Brantley of St.
Louis, S. G. Van Camp ot Indianapolis,
G. W. Mead, Jr., and Mr. Doran's brother.
They had a most enjoyable voyage, return
ing to Avalon about 4 oclock in the after
Everyone is delighted with the Innova
tion introduced this year by Mr. Dodge in
connection with the camera obscura.
Through his annunciator he informs the
crowd nightly listening to Ihe music of the
band the events that will contribute to
their amusement the following day, and
the "oracle" is already becoming appre
J. Beams, with his son. G. Beatus of Los
Angeles, caught three yellowtail of twenty
pounds each this morning.
Major Donnell. district attorney of Los
Angeles, and George Holton, his chief
deputy, are spending Sunday in Avalon.
Mr. Holton is accompanied by his wife.
Joseph Martlnelli of Bisbee, Ariz., is visit
ing the island.
J. W. Niesen of Chicago. 111., H. J. But
terworth, Mrs. A. S. Butterworth. A. S.
Butterworth, Miss Delia Butterworth of
Los Angeles, Mrs. AY. B. Dorsett and E.
Lee Dorsett of St. Louis, Mo., Dr. William
E. Bryant of St. Paul, Minn., W. L. Bry
ant and wife and Mrs. Esteilo B. Smith
and daughter registered today at the Island
Over 150 guest? were entertained at lunch
at the Metropole today.
The dance in the new ball room of the
Metropole was greatly enjoyed b> r the
guests, and the onlookers appreciated high
ly the galaxy of beauty presented to their
LONG BEACH, July 11.-(Regular Cor
respondence.) The Methodist camp meet
ing was the principal point of interest here
yesterday. Dr. Bain of Oakland filled the
pulpit at the tabernacle at both morning
and evening services, which, with other
meetings held during the day, were at
tended by large congregations.
The meeting held in the city hall on Sat
urday evening in the interest of incor
poration did not result in anything of
practical importance. Motions were m ade
and withdrawn, resolutions were offered
and voted down, and it was quite evident
that there waa an undercurrent of feel
ing in opposition to the movement. A
committee Qf six was finally appointed to
look up the boundary lines and ascertain
liow much territory can be taken into the
corporation. This committee will report
to the meeting to be held on Saturday
evening; next, when it will be either ac
cepted or rejected.
Though the weather was exceedingly
warm yesterday in the city, and a large
crowd was expected at the beaches, the
number of visitors here was quite small.
This was something of a disappointment
to those who are catering to the appetites
of the hungry and thirsty. The season
thus far has not met expectations o£ either
the hotels or rooming houses.
Dr. Viall and family of Pasadena are
here among the cottagers for a few
Mrs. J. A. Paddleford, a resident of Long
Beach for the past eleven- years, will go
east on Thursday next to make her future
home in New York if the climate agrees
with her health.
J. Custar. wife and daughter, Mrs. Wy
eoff and Miss Gusta Shuler of Lima, 0.,
are stopping at the Bay view.
Mrs. Owens and grand-daughter, Delia
Finley of Pomona, have rooms at the
C. B. Burnham of Lincoln, 111., has joined
his mother at the Judd cottage.
J. Carlisle and wife of Minneapolis, Minn.,
are visiting E. 'R. Brown and family.
Levi Gregory of El Modena has taken
charge of the services of the Society of
C. H. Thornburg and H. Taylor, with
their families, are camping in the moun-
Miss Masters of Lincoln, Neb., Is visit
ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mas
Prof. C. E. Hilton of the state normal
school of Los Angeles, with his family,
are Installed for the season in the Gay
Miss Emma Cashing of Eutte, Mont., is
visiting her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Grimes of Clearwater
visited friends here yesterday.
Miss M. Levin of fit. I.ouis is spending
the summer with Mrs. Tlchenor.
Mrß. Mary Mail of Sandusky, 0., is visit
ing Mrs. Frank Wheeler.
Ward Rothrock left last week for British
Columbia to visit his sister, Mrs. C. D.
Mrs. M'rytle Freeman of Strawn, Kns.,
it visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Meek.
Mrs. S. E. Maxson of Tustin has pur
chased two fine building lots and will pro
ceed at once to erect a fine residence.
Mrs. C. Gartzman of Pasadena will be
gin at once the erection of a cottage on
Chestnut street, near Third.
TERMINAL ISLAND, July 11.—(Regular
Correspondence.) Yesterday was a lively
day at the island. Between 200 and 300 peo
ple strolled along the water on the new
walk, Inspected the pier, enjoyed the view
from the tavern verandah and danced in
the pavilion to the music of the Southern
California Marine hand.
The Mariposa club, composed of thirty
nine young men of Los Angeles, came
down on the morning train, each member
accompanied by a young lady, in a special
car provided by the Terminal Railway
company. The club is purely social in its
aims, the meetings being devoted to danc
ing and summer outing parties. There are
no lady members—each gentleman Invites
the one ha prefers for every occasion. The
members are as follows: President, George
Panch; treasurer, M. E. Conro;': secretary,
E, Ganahl; Henry Rapp. A. K. Goodwin,
C. T. Englebrecht, Ed. Burgmtyer, W. I,
Fltapatrlck, J. Korbel, Frank Koltal, L.
Ganahl, J. Boland, B. and E. Clifford, N.
3. Llndenfeldt, E. O'Shea, E. Gargeu, H.
Despars, W. Brandt, Jr., T. Collins, M.
Gvarhard. A. Blssonette, Harry Wheeler,
J. M. Flrsch, Paul Smith, C. Clinch.
Among the visitors for the day were
noticed: C. W. Hlnchcliffe, manager of the
Sunset Telephone company; W. C. Durgan
of the Broadway bank; Mr. and Mrs.
George Drake Ruddy, A. B. Cash and wife,
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Wadleigh, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank A. Gibson and son, Hugh, C. D.
Willard, manager of the Evening Express,
F. A. Gibson and family will occupy the
Willard cottage for the season when it Is
PASADENA, July 11.-(Regular Corre
spondence.) Dr. G. F. Mohn was the
speaker at the meeting of the Pasadena
Theosophical society this evening, taking
for his subject "Past, Present and Future
of Man." The speaker gave a brief out
line of the method of evolution of the hu
man race through its 18,000.000 years of
residence upon this planet, showing that
the whole purpose of evolution was for
the perfectibility of the soul. And this is
only attained by ever aspiring for the truth
ami living up to the highest that we know.
In the journey of life no effort is ever lost.
As the "Voice of the Silence" says: "Thou
canst create this "day' thy chances to thy
'morrow.' In the 'Great Journey' causes
sown each hour bear each its harvest of
effects, for rigid justice rules the world
With mighty sweep of never-erring action
it brings to mortals lives of weal or woe,
the Karmic progeny of all our former
thoughts and deeds." And in this great
journey "to live to benefit mankind is the
There was a good attendance at the con
cert this afternoon at the Universallst
church, fend the following program was
Organ prelude. "March Pontiflcale." Miss
Ina Goodwin': invocation or response; quar
tet, "Oh, Praise God In His Holiness"
(Duck), Miss Jones, Mrs. Kendall. Messrs.
Lucas and Kendall; cornet solo, "Rock of
Ages," Miss Mattlae Loeb; tenor solo,
"Lead Kindly Light" (Shepard). Prof.
Charles Chambers; organ offertory, "The
Question" (YVolstenholme), Miss Ina
Goodwin; quartet, "livening Hymn"
(Ruck); reading or talk. Rev. -\Villiam
Jones; cornet solo, "The Palms;" con
tralto solo, "Singing in God's Acre" (Frank
J. Smith). Mrs. B. O. Kendall; hymn; bene
Mr. and Mrs. Will Ford of Madeline drive
are rejoicing over the arrival of a daughter
in their household.
Master Bennle Jarvis left today for Long
Beach, where he will be the guest of his
grandmother. Mrs. Klson. for a week.
Mrs. Benedict and daughter, Miss Bene
dict, of North Tasadena avenue, have gone
to Long Beach for a brief stay.
Miss Bonnie Bunnell leaves Monday for
Miss Lindenberg of Redlands Is a guest
of Dr. Beach.
A. H. May and family are at Long Beach
for a few days.
Charles W. Morton of San Francisco is
registered at the Carlton.
Dr. C. W. Smith went to Long Beach to
Miss Osborne of Minneapolis Is a guest
of her brother, James McClaren.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Prlnz of Elevado
drive have gone to Long Beach to remain
Thomas Pye, who has been visiting
friends here for the past week, left today
for his ranch near Carpinteria.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Mendenhall and
daughter, Maud, have returned from a
pleasant outing at Long Beach.
Miss Alexander ond Miss Corson, guests
of Casa Grande, will leave Monday for
ORANGE, July 11.—(Regular Corre
spondence.) On Monday Mrs. Oarroway
and daughter, Mrs. Fogg, who have been
visit Mrs. George G. Guenther, will
leave for their home at Chicago.
On Monday Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wilbur
anil daughter. Miss Cora, will leave Orange
for several months' visit in the east. Their
headquarters will be Janesville, Wis.
The Santa Fe company 1* putting a nice
boiler-pipe fence around the depot park
at this place.
The Orange county fruit exchange will
make Its final dividend as soon as the
returns from the last shipment are re
ceived. They are expected daily.
Rev. and Mrs. Stalker will go to Long
Beach on Monday for vacation of about
Mrs. Webster leaves for her home at
Hartford, Conn., on Tuesday.
On Monday Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Phillips and family will leave for their old
home at Emon Rapids. Mich. During the
past two years they have been residing on
Mrs. E. A. Polity's place on Palmyra ave
REDONDO, July 11.—(Regular Corre
spondence.) Sunday was one of the pleas
antest days of the season. All the larger
yachts were crowded with excursionists,
and altogether the day was delightful,
though the fishing on the larger craft was
F. Hlnckle and family have rented a
cottage on the beach for the summer.
J. F. McDoneli was the guest of his
brother, Capt. W. F. McDoneli, today.
W. Sangton was a visitor here today.
O. W. Reed of Pasadena and family have
taken a cottage here for the season.
The entertainment given Saturday night
at Foresters' hall whs a decided success,
both socially and financially.
The schooner La Geronde. Capt. Smith,
was towed to sea this afternoon by the
tug Pelican. Her destination is Gray's
W. Buck of Los Angeles was In Re
J. Isen and family of Los Angeles are
guests lit the Redondo hotel.
Col. Wheeler has returned from a north
ern trip and is registered at the big hotel.
The Seventh Regiment band discoursed
choice selections here today, both at the
hotel and band stand.
Cases to Be Called in the Several De
DEPARTMENT ONE—Judge Smith.
2360 Count yon Martinez, passing ficti
tious check; trial.
2341 E. Pico: tine to be paid.
2335 Frank Valdez, murder; to be set.
2372 W M. Ware and A. E. Davis, for
gery; to plead.
DEPARTMENT TWO—Judge Clark.
23,399 Knapp vs. Knapp; citation.
DEPARTMENT THREE—Judge York.
Law and motion.
20,384 Robb vs. City of Los Angeles.
27,084 Kenelly vs. Del Valle.
DEPARTMENT FOUR—Judge Van Dyke.
Law and motion.
2K.019 State vs. Burkholder.
DEPARTMENT FlVE—Judge Shaw.
Law and motion.
DEPARTMENT rflX—Judge Allen.
27.2ii3 Howen vs. Pacific Coast Steamship
TOWNSHIP COURT-Justlce Young.
Maurice vs. Cotton: 9:30.
People vs. Lindenl'elUt; 10:30.
FargUSOn vs. Kerns; 1:30.
Moniague vs. McDowell; 9:30.
Slate Collection and Mercantile company
vs. Flick; 4.
Holmes vs. Arnold; 1:30.
Maier vs. Perry; 1:30.
To Be Called Tuesday
DEPARTMENT ONE—Judge Smith.
2342 Thomas Sanchez, assault to mur
DEPARTMENT TWO—Judge Clark.
585 Woodham vs. Cline et a!.
2<:,m In re insolvency of T. Anderson.
N. P. 1302 The estate of G. Johnston; pe
tition to sell real estate.
LOS ANGELES HERALD t MONDAY MORNING, JULY 12, 1897
N. P. 2100 The estate of W. Page; probate
7810 The estate of S. H. Wakeham; third
account of administrator.
N. P. 2116 The estate of Georgia Hartt;
probate of will.
12,019 The estate of B. Blake; petition to
pay claim agaist estate.
N. P. 546 The estate of A. G. Throop;
petition for distribution.
N. P. 1216 The estate of Robert R. Bry
ant; final account and distribution.
N. P. 797 The estate of Jennie M. Batch
eller; tianal account and distribution.
N. P. 1379 The estate of G. H. Devoi;
16,007 The estate of C. A. Paige; certifi
cate of sale of real estate.
N. P. 1919 The estate of D. W. McAdam;
certificate of sale of personal property.
N. P. 2118 The estate of J. M. Witmer;
probate of wiil.
N. P. 803 The estate of S. M. Strlckler;
final account and distribution.
N. P. HO7 The estate of Mary Robinson;
N. P. 2111 The estate of Esperanza Cota
de Lopez; letters of administration.
N. P. 1746 The estate of Esther Ritter;
final account and distribution.
N. P. 88 The estate of Mary C. Sanders;
petition lo sell real estate.
N. P. 2052 The estate of 1. W. Smith; let
ters of administration.
N. P. 1125 The estate of Jennie Young;
petition to sell real estate.
N. P. 2110 The estate of W. H. Whltte
more; letters of administration.
4530 The estate of H. Chambers; certifi
cate of sale of real estate.
DEI'ARTMKNT THREE—Judge Ballard
(sitting for Judge York).
27,1*!) Citizens' Blink of Los Angeles.
18,186 Parr vs. Hathawav et al.
DEPARTMENT FOUR—Judge Van Dyke.
27.461 Dodenhoff vs. Palmdale Colony
DBPAKTMENT FIVE-.Tu«ge Shaw.
2!",.7ii7 Strong vs. Baldwin.
Witherspoon vs. Johnson.
DEPARTMENT SIX-Jiklgo Allen.
27,263 Bowen vs. Pacific Coast Stemship
company; trial, further hearing.
TOWNSHIP COUKT—Justice Young.
Pellegrini vs. Ralph: 1:30.
Escailier vs. Deciez Granite company; 9.
Tononi vs. Luce; 2:30.
THE "DREAM OF AGES"
A Fulfillment of the Prophesy of Jer-
usalem for the Jews
According to a recent London cable
gram, the "dream of the ages" is about
to be fulfilled.
Mr. Holman Hunt, whose name Is a
good one to conjure with, representing,
as he does, ail that is progressive in the
realms of literature, silence, art, and
the cult human advancement, has start
led the world with an amazing: an
Living as we do in an age when the
promulgation of the wildesl ideas—which
formerly would have been dismissed .is
crazy cor.cr ptions—is. now followed" up
with abundant proofs of their feasibil
ity, we should as a matter of cold fact
be prepared for anything. But even the
greatest familiarity with the dumb
founding possibilities of this decade has
not yet developed in the race that suffi
cient fund of personal self-containment
which, though equal to almost any
emergency, is hardly recepti/j enough
for Holman Hunt's latest proposition.
We have read, it is* true, the para
graphs tshat have gone the rounds of the
press about the purchase of magnificent
gates, stained windows, frescoes.friezes,
and sublime "tessellations" for the new
temple at Jerusalem; we have also read
how the world's workshops have been
ransacked by enthusiastic Hebrews for
the rarest specimens of the designer's
skill, In order tha.t Solomon's shining ex
ample may be paralleled if not eclipsed.
We have read a good deal of this sort
of thing lately, and with an interest not
unmixed with awe. But the latest con
tribution to the world's album of revela
tions Is not that Mr. Hunt is worrying
over the scarcity of cedar in Lebanon,
or where the brass Is coming- from to
furnish molten chapiters, or the dross
less gold for the altars—these are but
minor considerations; neither is his
mind exercised just now as to the cioud
lessnes9 of the title to the lot for the
temple, nor even over the question of the
purchase of the tow n site of Jerusalem
itself. Not at all; he is in treaty with the
sultan of Turkey for no less a gigantic
deal in realty, than the aequisitionof the
whole of Palastine!
This scheme is not a fairy tale, though
it reads like one. It is a well-considered
enterprise, reverently and adroitly ex
ploited. For a long time past the He
brew colony in Jerusalem has bec-n aug
m?nted by the daily arrival Of bands of
Jewish pilgrims. Over 30,000 are now
harbored within its historic walls—pro
phetic forerunners of iti-elr race who, if
Mr, Hunt's dream Is to be realized, are
but the vanguard of the host who will
within the century invest the promised
land. The scheme of purchase embraces
the entire- territory as defined in its wid
est extent by Moses the Lawgiver.
What does this- territory consist of? In
view of this manifest fulfillment of the
dream of the ages, no one can afford to
remain in ignorance of the geographical
featuris of Palestine. Pages 134 ar.d 135
of Ranel-McNally's- new General Atlas
of the World show not only on a large
scale—l4x2l inches—the whole of Pales
tine from Tarabulus in Lebanon to Gaza,
and south to the Egyptian border, but
they depict the flanking territory of
Syria to the east and the long line of
Holy Land littoral washed by the blue
waters of the Mediterranean. Its per
fection of detail must be seen to be ap
preciated. One can almost see the fish
erman on Gennesaret. Even a deeper
insight into the midnight vigil on the
Mount of Olives can be obtained, for a
colored plan of modern Jerusalem and its
environs is embodied, Full particulars
of this great work appear in another
This atlas is given as a premium with
The Herald. Terms on application at
the business office.
McKinley's Surrender to Platt
President McKlnley's course as to
New York city politics is very bad. He
announced last 1 week, through his newly
appointed minister to Spain, that he
proposed to do all tiha.t he could to aid
in the election- of a Republican mayor
for greater New York. That of Itself
is bald impertinence and worse. Mr.
McKinley is 'not a citizen of New York.
He has no business to meddle with its
affairs or to try to influence the choice
of a mayor. The only way in which he
can influence the New York mayoralty
is by the appointments he as president
may make to the service of tihe United
States. He has no more light to ruake
those appointments for such a purpose
than he has to take money out of the
United States treasury and turn it over
to Mr. Piatt. Practically, that is what
he proposers to do.—New York Times.
They now call the study of rowing
"strokology." The factor that wins races
should be called "pluckotogy."—Boston
A man who never tells a racy story la
as rare as a woman who never cheats a
street car company out of her fare.—
New York Press.
IN OLD MEXICO
How the Dingley Bill Af
fects the Republic
LOS ANGELES RESIDENTS
WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT
THEY ARE DOING
A New Italian Opera Company Which
Will Be Seen in the City—"Papa"
Schurtz' "Passion Play"
Special Correspondence to The Herald.
CITY OF MEXICO, July 3.—The rainy
season has arrived, generally under
stood by the outside world as being the
most disagreeable part of the year. Why
it should' be co considered is unaccount
able except on the ground of ignorance,
for to me it is the most delightful part
of the year. The rains cleanse the at
mosphere, wash out the sewers and de
stroy the bad odors which were so
prevalent before they came. The im
pression that this season of the year is
not particularly pleasant in the City
of Mexico is emphasized by the exceed
ingly small number of arrivals, either
for business or pleasure, and the result
is that business is comparatively dull
and the Inauguration of new enterprises
will not begin until fall.
This dull season, however, Is not an
indication of any material letting up
in the tremendous strides- Mexico has
made and is making in commerce and
civilization. It is simply a breathing
spell and a temporary rest in prepara
tion for the gigantic efforts' in the fail.
The great wave of commercial energy
and business enterprise that swept
across the North American continent
until it met the Pacific ocean on the outer
edge of the Golden state will be repeated
in Mexico. That Individualism which
was so characteristic in the develop
ment of the great west, ar.d particularly
in California, here finds room for ex
pansion unhampered by monopoly, and
by laws sectional in character. The
northern republic's difficulties have been
to the advantage of Mexico. The giant
monopolies and class legislation in the
way of the tariff are causing an influx
of American business men and Ameri
can capital into this country that is as
astonishing as it is exceedingly gratify
ing to those who desire the advance
ment of Mexico.
The Dingley bill is causing: no little j
apprehension. In conversation with an
American who has lived- here for years,
"There is no sentiment in business,
and' the loss of trade to the United States
by the enactment of the Dingley bill
will be considerable, and other coun
tries! ( specially England, will gain a big
advantage. The change in the tariff ,
policy is r.ot a slight one, and its bad ,
IT. cts upon American importers cannot
at this time be estimated. The increased
duties upon Mexican products into the
United States will undoubtedly lie me'
with a like increase by the Mexican gov
ernment, the result of which -may en
tirely change the current of trade, of
political and industrial development."
One singular fact which the learned
political economists of the United' States i
may ponder over is the large number of
Inquiries constantly flowing into this
republic for business opportunities and
the prices of land.
A majority of these inquirers repre
sent themselves to be worth from $5000
lo $10,000. Under the prevailing condi- I
tions in the United States —the unset- \
tied state of currency, with the prospect j
of the enactment of tariff schedules j
which are best exemplified—a Chinese
wall of exclusion —the chances are
against the investment of such sums. I
do not undertake to explain the reasons
that are causing the best elements of the
United States to seek new fields for their
energies. I simply state the facts.
As an illustration of the difference be- '
tween the administration of the laws in
the United Slates and Mexico, an inci
dent may lie given. Two gentlemen
having disposed of co.upons in the regu
lar business of brokerage, which had
been taken from the Mexican treasury
by a dishonest employe, had their prop
erty seized to make up the loss sustained
by the unlawful abstraction of the cou
pons from the government. Justice fol
lowed quickly upon the commission of
the act; and it is at all times dealt out
irrespective of the influence or standing
of the guilty partj-. Many instances of
a like character might he cited, but the
abo»ve is sufficient for the purpose of
drawing attention to the fact that there
Is absolute confidence in the impartial
administration of laws. From this im
partial and just interpretation of the
laws under Gen. Diaz has grown that
absolute confidence in the security of
investments and protection.
Talking with Mr. E. Bageard, who
represents the Orpheum circuit in Mex
ico, and who is well known all over the
Pacific coast among theatrical people,
he says that by the time the Burbank
is again ready for use there will be some
attempt made to open it with a season
of grand opera. A company from Italy
direct to this city, comprising seventy
people, with an orchestra of thirty and
a ballet of twenty, including two pri
meria, will open at the Nacional in Sep
If proper arrangements can be made
the company will visit the coast, mak
ing the first stop at Los Angeles.
The repertoire comprises all the stand
ard operas, including four new ones:
"Werther," "Promessi Sposi," "Amico
Fritz" and "Maestro dl Gapella." On
the opening night "Gismonda" will be
given. Among the sopranos of the com
pany I noticed 1 the names of Senoritas
Nina Mazzi and Linda Montanari, and
among the contraltos Emma Sajvlni,
with Francesco Colienz as the leading
tenor and Giovanni Scoiara as the j
A wealthy Israelite is Ihe financial
backer of the company, and no expense
will be spared for the presentation of
grand opera. Mr. Bageard, an old and
experienced impressarlo, will look after
the general arrangements and prac
tically manage the company in this city.
The French Opera company had a
financial success here, but not an artis
tic one. The San Francisco papers went
into ecstacles over the artistic merits
of that company, but they were more
or less of a disappointment here, and if
the Italian company is no better they
will come in for even greater and'more
severe criticism than was bestowed'upon
the French company.
In addition to the names of Califor
nians already mentioned' in a former let
ter residing in this city, the following
have come under my observation:
C. C. Merrill, former resident of Los
Angeles, has obtained a contract to
make pipe for the city sewer works,
now about ready to be undertaken.
Many will remember Judge Ignacio
Sepulveda, formerly judge of the super
ior court of Los Angeles county, lately
connected with the United States lega-
tion. He is now in active practice of
the law, with offices In the Banco
Hepoticavlo building. While secretary
of the legation he rendered good, service
to the American colony. Affable and
obliging, he always ready to the utmost
of his ability to serve those who called
upon him. Without reflecting upon hie
successor, Fenton R. McCreeryi who,
I understand, had the backing of the
California delegation for the position,
American interests have sustained a
severe loss in the displacement of Judge
Sepulveda. A master of the Spanish
language, perfectly familiar with the
officials of the Mexican government and
thoroughly understanding the relations
existing between the two governments,
the diplomatic service of the United
States was elevated' by Judge Sepul
vedia's connection with it. His retire
ment is universally regretted. Irrespec
tive ot politics.
George Hetts, well known in Los An
geles real estate circles, is here engaged
in the newspaper business and is doing
Wilils McDaniels, one of the finest, an
expert in art glass, is here to stay, and
he tcllslme has wonderful prospects of
success in this new field. He has had
some samples of his work on exhibition,
and they have been highly commended.
Chas. L. Strange, the architect, with
W. F. X. Parker as partner, has estab
lished an office and has already con
tracts for the erection of three buildings.
In this connection it may be stated that
i besides the number of large and mag
i nificent buildings now in course of con
struction, many more are under contem-
I platiou Perhaps no better evidence of
I the increased civilization and prosperity
of Mexico could be given than the
| amount of improvements already ac
complished and those projected. In the
j removal of adobe huts and in their stead
! modern stiuctures, architects will have
I a field for the display of their talents,
| and Mr. Strange is right in line, sailing
' with the tide.
| Another real estate man of Los An-
I geles is J. H. Rodenburg. He is now a
member of the Real Estate Company of
! Mexico, with otfices in the Hotel Amer
| icano. He, too, is pleased with Mexico,
! and is a fair type of the hustlers that did
so much to bring Southern California
Anton Stoetzer Is drumming the city
I for the Los Angeles Lithographic com
! pany. His good looks stand him well In
D. M. Morton Is a blooded fellow, who
will be remembered by most of the
printing fraternity as a hustler. He is
soliciting for the Hull printing house
of this city.
George R. Dv Bois, who for a short
time was a deputy in the district attor
ney's office under Dillon, has a transla
tion office. He has a contract with the
government to translate a book of 1000
paged upon which he is now engaged.
All of the principal discourses deliver
ed before the Pan-American congress of
medicos has been translated by him into
English, and several from English to
Spanish. He- is establishing a good rep
utation as literary and legal translator,
ar.d is doing well.
Pastor de- Cells, formerly editor of the
Los Angeles La Cronica. is private sec
retary to President Robinson of the
Mexican Central railroad.
E. D. de Cardona, a native Califor
nlan, is engaged in writing a book on the
industries of Mexico for the government.
To mention the name of Chas. Hall
will bring his Jolly, good-natured face
to the memory of many Angelenos. He
is agent for the Puebla Brewing com
Mr. Gonzales is another Californiar,
well known in real eptate circles. He
has a real estate office and renting
agency on Gante street in the Iturblele
block, and is always pleased to see peo
ple from Southern California.
Old railroad men will remember Theo.
L. Eggers, a conductor who used to run
out of LO3 Angeles. He has a saloon on
the coiner of Gante and San Francisco
Jose Herrara, for three years with Lo
pez Bros., butchers, In San Fernando,
and for a year at Port Los Angeles, is
manager of the Colisco hotel, with the
exception of the Sanz, the most modern
and handsomely furnished house in the
city. It Is a great resort for Southern
Mr. Hagadorn, whose initials I do not
now recall, is from Pasadena. He is
manager of the W. G. Walz company's
store, which carries Mexican curiosities,
bamboo furniture, lace and drawn work,
and other things too numerous to men
Papa Schurtz, who has been for two
or three months endeavoring to- obtain
the consent of the authorities for the
production of the "Passion Play," has
at last abandoned the idea. A company
had been formed, plans for the remodel
ing of a building suitable for the presen
tation of the above play had been made,
but the final refusal of the bishop of this
diocese to its production ha 9 sent papa's
schemes a-glimmering. He will soon
return to Lob Angeles but will come
back to Mexico In the fall.
The last, but not the least of those
whom I now recall from Los Angeles, is
Mfss Mary Elliott, a pretty typewriter
girl. She works with the Building and
Loan company of Mexico.
In conclusion, I herewith extend an
invitation to all Southern Californians
visiting Mexico to call on Skolastlkos,
either at the office of the Two Republics
or at Calle Fourth de la Provldencia,
No. 10. 6KOLASTIKOS.
Thought She Had Been Admired
Mrs, Julia Ward Howe on one accaslon
presented herself at a club of which she
is a member, with her bonnet wrong side
in front. After some hesitation lest Mrs.
Howe should feel hurt, a sister member
Informed her ot her mistake. "What a
blow to my vanity!" said Mrs. Howe,
with an amused smile. "I thought I was
receiving quite an unusual amount of
attention as I came down town, in the
car, but attributed it solely to my own
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MINES AND MINERS
Considerable excitement has resulted
from the discovery of good placer
ground on the flat' between Randsburg
and Goler, says the Randsburg Miner.
Bush, Mitchell & Ward have been dry
washing for some time near the road
leading from Johannesburg to Garlock,
George Taylor recently Joined the party,
and they went down through a gravel
cement some distance, when they struck
a tine body c.f auriferous gravel some
four fret in depth, resting on bed rock.
They were making very good pay all
the way down, but when they struck
bed rock they found it much better, and
one day last week they took out. five
ounces of coarse gold. The news of
their good luck spread rapidly and it
was but a few days until tthe supposed
channel was staked off for several miles
As yet no other holes have reached
bed rock, but in most places the ground
prospects from the surface and there
can be no doubt about the value of the
placer fields, the extent of which are
yet unknown. There is every reason to
believe it to be a continuation of the
famous Goler channel, from which
thousands have been taken in the past
few years. The gravel on bed rock is
identical with that of Goler and In
many instances the surface indications
are the same. It is right in line for a
continuation of the channel and all
concede It to be such. So far as explor
ations have demonstrated, the new dis
trict is from five to seven miles long and
one to two miles wide. But since fairly
good surface prospects are obtained
over a much larger area, It is possible
that the new placers may ex
pensive than is now supposed.
May Queen Machinery
Carhart, Saunders & Co., lessees on the-
May Queen, on the Laurence townsite,
are putting in a steam hoist, and a
Wiaft house and ore bins are under course
of construction. Several mill runs have
been made on ore from the five-foot
vein, which was opened up In a drift
from the bottom of the 66-foot shaft, the
first of the month, with very satisfactory
results. The vein, is five feet in width,
and can be treated with a fair profit to
the company. Abcut fifteen tons have
been saved which will be shipped in a
few days.—Victor (Col.) Record.
Shaft and Dump
On Coffee creek, Trinity county, Cal.,
the Graves Bros., with a ten-inch stream
In one week lately washed out 249 ounces
of coarse gold, the largest piece being
The Copper Queen company of Ari
zona one year ago was carrying 600 men
on lts> pay rolls. It Is now carrying 1200.
The legislature ot the state of Wash
ington has lately passed bills to prevent
the defacement, mutilation or destruc
tion of miners' location stakes or notices
and providing a penalty clause; extend
ing the right of eminent domain to min
ing and milling comganies; appointing
an inspector of coal mines for the pro
tection of coal miners.
Judge Bingham, A. A. Warren and
N. Davenport of Colton, have taken a
six months' bond and lease on the Be
atrice and Seraphina mines near Win
chester. Three shafts have been sunk,
the deepest seventy feet, and the ore av
rages $25 a ton.
A $90 gold nugget waa founditn Lytle
creek canyon recently.
Another strike has been made in the
Mollie Gibson mine at Aspen, Col., and
the shares have gone from 20 cents to 70
cents each. Prior to two years ago,
when dividends stopped, there had been
divided from this mine among share
W r . A. Clark, who Is now in Europe, Is
negotiating for the sale of the United
Verde copper mine at Jerome, Ariz., to
a French syndicate. The output is about
2,000,000 pounds monthly of copper,
which it is expected will shortly be in
creased to 12,000,000 pounds monthly.
There is a dispute going on between
the mine owners and mill owners of
Cripple Creek over the prices charged
for milling low grade ores. There are at
Cripple Creek immense bodies of low
grade ore in the mines, running from $5
to $10 a ton, which cannot be handled
at the prices charged. Some day it will
all be worked.
An attempt made to reduce the wages
of whits miners on the Rand, South
Africa, resulted in a riot, in which seven
men were killed, and the mine owners
have abandoned the scheme of reducing
wages. The rates were about $5 a day,
and a reduction of about 10 per cent was
proposed. The miners have since formed
Trade With Cuba
A report prepared by Chief Hitchcock
of the foreign markets section of the
department of agriculture indicates a
shrinkage In our trade with Cuba from
$102,864,204 In the fiscal year ended June
30, 1893, to about $20,000,000 In the year
now nearing its close.
Why Harvard Honored Him
It may not be entirely out of place to
remark that Mr. Lehmann was giver,
the degree of M. A., not because he is a
sculler, but because he is a scholar.*-
UNBS OP TRAVBL
PACIFIC COAST STEAMSHIP CO.
The Company's elegant steamers Santa
Rosa and Corona leave Redondo at 11 a.
m. and Port Los Angeles at 2:30 p. m. for
San Francisco via Santa Barbara and Port
Harford, July 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 81,
August 4, 8. 12, IS, 20, 24, 28, September 1,
5, 9. 13, 17, 21, 25, 29. Leave Port Los Ange
les at 6 a. m. and Redondo at 11 a. m. for
San Diego July 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29,
August 2, 6, 10, 14, IS, 22. 26, 30, September 3.
7, 11, 15, 19, 23. 27. The Corona calls also at
Newport. Cars connect via Redondo leave
Santa Fe depot at 9:45 a. m. or from Re
dondo Ry. depot at 9:30 a. m.
Cars connect via Port Los Angeles leave
5. P. R. R. depot at 1:35 p. m. for steamers
The steamers Eureka and Coos Bay leave
San Pedro and Enst San Pedro for San
Francisco via Ventura. Carpenteria, San
ta Barbara, Gaviota, Port Harford, Cay
ticos, San Simeon, Monterey and Santa
Cruz at 6:30 p. in. July 4, 8, 12. 16, 20, 24, 28,
August 1, 5, 9, 13. 17, 21, 25, 29, September 2,
6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30. Cars connect with
steamers via San Pedro leave S. P. R. R.
(Arcade depot) at 5:03 p. m. and Terminal
Ry depot at 5:10 p. m. The Company re
serves right to change, without previous
notice, steamers, sailing dates and hours
W. Parris, Agt., 124 W. Second St., Los
GOODALL, PERKINS & CO., General
Agts., S. F.
LOS ANGELES TERMINAL RAILWAY.
July 4, 1897.
Los Angeles Los Angeles
•6:50 a. m. *7:55 a. m.
••7:25 a. m. "8:30 a. m.
7:55 a. m. 9:41 a. m
9:05 a. m. 10:50 a. m.
11:50 a. m. 1:15 p. m.
3:30 p. m. 4:45 p. m.
4:55 p. m. 6:25 p. m.
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p. m.
•7:30 p. m. *S:3O p. m.
MT. LOWE AND ALTADENA
9:05 a. m. 10:50 a. m.
4:55 p. m. 6:25 p. m.
The only line from Los Angeles making
connection with Mt. Lowe Railway with
out change of cars.
••6:40 a. m. *1:i0 a. m.
•9:45 a. m. »11:00 a. m.
1:30 p. m. 2:45 p. m.
5:15 p. m. 0:30 p. m.
LONG BEACH AND SAN PEDRO
••6:00 a. m. **!:50 a. m.
•8:00 a. m. 8:50 a. m.
••8:35 a. m. -11:46 a. m.
9:15 a. m.
1.22 p. m. 4:50 p. m.
6:15 p. m. 6:25 p. m.
!4:50 p. m. !!7:30 p. m.
•••6:00 a. m.
•8:00 a. m.
•8:35 a. m.
••1:22 p. m. ••11:45 a. m.
14:50 p. m. *7:30 p. m.
•••Saturday and Sunday excepted.
HSaturday and Sunday only.
Direct connections with steamer Her
mosa, going and returning daily. The best
fishing on the coast. Boyle Heights cara
pass Terminal station.
W. J. COX,
General Passenger Agent.
LOS ANGELES AND REDONDO RAlL
Los Angeles depot: Corner of Grand ave
nue and Jefferson street.
Los Angeles Redondo for
for Redondo. Los Angeles.
8:10 a.m. Sun. only 7:00 a.m. Sun. only
9:30 a.m. dally 8:00 a.m. dally
10:45 s..m. Sun. only 9:30 a.m. Sun. only
1:30 p.m. dally 11:00 a.m. dally
6:30 p.m. daily 4:15 p.m. daily
7:00 p.m. Sun. only 6:45 p.m. Sun. only
Take Grand avenue electric cars or Main
street and Agricultural Park cars.
L. J. PERRY, Superintendent.
DIRECTORY OF CALIFORNIA HO
GRAND HOTEL—S. F. THORN, Manager.
Cor. Market and Montgomery sta*
HOTEL GREEN—J. H. Holmes, manager,
HOTEL METROPOLE—On Catalina Isl
HOTEL ARCADIA—Santa Monica, B.
HOTEL HOLLENBECK—Spring and Sec
ond streets, Los Angeles.
HOTEL RAMON A—Spring and Third
streets, Los Angeles,
ABBOTSFORD INN—Corner Eighth and
Hope streets, Los Angeles.
HOTEL PORTLAND—444 South Spring
street, Los Angeles.
HOTEL BRUNSWICK—Santa Ana; Amer
ican and European plan,
HOTEL HOLYROOD—Riverside, Cal.—B.
THE ROWELL—Main and Ninth
Riverside; E. J. Davis, proprietor.
HOTEL CARLTON—I3 to 27 East Colo
rado street, Pasadena.
HOTEL AVALON—AVALON, Santa Cata
HOTEL BREWSTER—J. E. O'Brien, pro
prietor; Fourth and C sts., San Diego.
HOTEL BELLEVUE TERRACE—Cor
ner Sixth and Pearl sts.;. F. A. Urban,
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