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THE RANCH AND ITS PRODUCTS (Edited by Prof. A. J. Cook.) Fighting the B! ack Scale As stated In las: week's Herald the black scale is unquestionably the most serious and tfcstructlvt insect now work ing generally in th. civ.rus, and 1 might ■del. olive groves of Scnathern California. It is also true, that when not properly treated the- !cs,; to orchard and fruit is often by no means Inconsiderable. That those orchnrelisis w ho Have learned how to best combat this pest at«l are assidu ous in. putting in practice what they know are saving immensely is surely true. SPRAYIXO FOR SC/tLE INSECTS That the various sprays, kerosene emulsion, resin wash, iind the various Soaps, all have- virtue is ci rtainly true. It is probably true that if applied suffl\ |HB*tty thorough and often that they would keep the scale insects well ir. check. These substaueeta kill by cot. tact and to touch every insect in trees with foliage as dense as that of citrus trees is by no means ar. ectsy task. It ts quite probable that in \\iung trees the first four or five years after setting, spraying is the cheapest anil easii si way to tight these orchard pe-sts. Coupled with a gn at deal of observation, that we may know whet: anel how often to spray. I am sure from my own f xpi rleni - that a young orchard may be kept al most entirely free- from scale Insects by use of kerosene emulsion, ar.d that with no very great labor or expense a good article ay.d g.eat thoroughness are the sbsoiute requisites to success, The steam power pumps used in San Diego sr.di Santa Barbara are certainly a great aiel towards the necessary thor oughness. FUMIGATION IN THE LEAD The fact that fumigation is steadily gaining as the- sovereign remedy against scale Insects in Southern California,and the further fact that it is rarely aban •oned when once fairly and faithfully irled Is surely guile cotacluslv-e that in tc'.ua! practice it takes the leael. Even fdmlgaton is not entirely effective. Wlietever method is employed some in sects escape. A gentleman In Ventura county said to me the other day, as we Were passing through a very large or- Shard of which he was part owner, that tie should think it wise to treat every tree, though many large blocks of trees bad very few scale Insects on them. TThpr. we will kill all at id lie rid of the evil." Tit's is tin! corr ct. Enough will escape to scalier the seed, and I advised lo only fumigate the tries thai nevded tt. and defer the others until they plain- ! ly Showed Ihe vli. Wll -v mice hi an i : i iiaril it is found that oxer with v< r> t'troiigh work it is frequently noces iry to fumigate lis often as once In tree years. And the wide-awake, suc ssful orcbardlsts are doing just thai, hey rind that ihe better condition of c orchards, and the finer, more market lie fruit pays v tremendous profit over ,c expense of fumigation. As suggested last, week, fumigation,] dor.c at the right time, would very j kely destroy the purple scale. If the mrple scale has a periodicity, that is, if j .he eggs aii hatch at nearly the same i time, as I feared might not he true by my examination last spring in Chu:a Vista, but which I thought might be true by what I saw at Monteclto, then fumigation at the time when the Insects are ali just from the eggs would doubt less he of signal service. Even the red scsie when ye ry young woulel succumb to the same treatment, but as we remem ber the red scale is uf ail ages at. nearly all times on the trees, are! so whether we fumigate or spray, the work must be repeated at frequent intervals to reach all or anywhere nearly all the In sects. THE TENTS For trees not too large the round or bell-shaped tort is the best. This is fastened about a foot from the open end to a circle of small gaspipe. This makes It easy to handle the tents and to place them about and remove them from fhe trees. Such tents are all that are re quired In. most of our orchards of South §§§ I Q *A /"\ 1 7 DELOWwc quote just a few prices, to show what is §§1 SV 7 T W W W CLW W I#l fit f jC_ V ° being done. All we ask is to come and see. ji ||| # Men ' s and 5556 00 Shoes $3.00 S 111 To those who could not be waited upon yesterday at the .. . Eoo Shoes« 7 CA ||I ||§ selling at «P*«« JV ||| || ——Creditor 9 Sale Men lCa? nd,, .:. soSbo . e . s $2.00 1 Sg ' Jm Ladies's4.oo, $450 and $?.00 Shoes <C? CA j§g selling at 96.01, ||| ||g Of the stock of the Popular Shoe Store, San Bernardino, Cat., the throng of purchas- Ladies' $4 and $*.oo Shoes, plain toe, button, $1.00 Sql 'ktt ers being so tremendous that the ample force of salespeople that we thought we had $1 CA 9*S sgg provided for this occasion proved inadequate. selling at «pi««JV |p« £»p We aye Secured Additional Help, and can now promise that everyone will be prompt- Misse s s e |n 7? a t Dongola Butt ° n Sh ° eS 85c lf| |P ly waited upon. Doors open at ga. m. • Shoes' £g c ||| !*V Because of inadequate room in our own store we have secured the larger selling at . |||| || . corner storeroom 4 doors above for the sale of this stock. g| j The QueenjSl^ era California. Of course the old-time seedling orchards are too tall for sue-h tents lo be available in gassing them. js the work of fumigation is usually called. The tents are thoroughly coated with a wash prepared by soaking the common cactus-, cut into small pieces, in water for twenty-four hours, ana then adding to the decoction glue or yellow ochre. Good canvas, well brush ed with this preparation, is made wholly impervious alike to water or gas. and su tents made of It wll! hold the poisonous cyanide fumes so that none will escap-. Of course tbe tents are costly, and as about thirty are as few as economy per mits in a single outfit, the entire cost is by ii" means ■-. small consideration. Thus unless an orchard la Very large, like the Seth Richard of North Pomona, the owners can hardly afford to pur chase the-se expensive articles. Some of the counties have purchased the tents, which an cither furnished gratis or for a nominal sum to Bay who may wish ihem. It would be still better, we think, for each neighborhood to have a live fanners' club aud for this club to own the tents. Then they could be hired out to any who would rot join the club if there wert any so negligent of their own ii, st Interest* This would secure the tents ir every neighborhood, and they would always be on hand when requir ed It is always well to get rather large tents, as then they will do for large trees, will do for small trees in coming years, 1 when, they are larger grown; and they '■ will be as good for small trees, as they j will requite no more gas. Mr. Palmer has two sizes, one S by 12. the other 11 by IB fee l. The actual practical size of tbe tent is gauged by :he size of the tree, | us the tent falls together except that the tree holds It apart or open. Of course it must be large enough to surround the lamest tree to be treated, and long enough to go over the tallest tree and yet permit the hoop to lie on the ground. THE CYANIDE It is found best to use only refined or C. P. cyanide, which is said to be 98 per cent cyanide of potassium. The old 58 per ci nt article is not uniform and so Is not satisfactory, and the difference is not serious, as it takes only two-thirds as much of the stronger article. It takes from one-half an ounce to eight and a half ounces pc r tree, as they range from six to thirty feet. In using the cyanide, as much sulphuric acid as cyanide is used, while the latter is diluted Wll* I double the amount of water. The fol- I lowing table Is the one recommended by .Mr. John Scott, so long the efficient hor i t(cultural commissioner of Los Angeles county. Diameter <if Tree Height Through Sulphii of Tree Foliage Water, ric Acid, in feet. in feet. fluid oz. fluid oz. 0 4 1 % s 6 VA IVi in 8 3(4 2 12 10 3 3 12 14 0 *H 14 14 1" 5 15 lfi 12 6'i IS lfi 12 6 j 20 16 I" *Mi I a IS lo VA 24 20 W 8 a; 20 KH BVi 30 20 1"!* As the cyanide is the same as th? sul puric acid, that is, one ounce of cyanide to one fluid ounce of sulphuric acid, I need not give that. a 9 it. would be simply reueating the last column. As the cyan ide costs, by the ton, only about 30 cents 'per pound the expense of fumigatlot , ! especially when we consider the immense advantage, need not deter anyone. Mr. Frank Palmer, who has the care of the large Seth Richards orchard, has fumi gated extensively the last few days and estimates the cost of gassing his trees, that are about ten or twelve feet high, to be about 10 cents per tree. Mr. Pal mer's tents are of S-ounee- and 6',4-ounce duck. He thinks the lighter the best and would reduce the weight were he to get more. His tents cost him $8 to $10 each, but they can be bought now In Los Angeles much below that cost. The tents should be bell-shaped, not pointed at the • top. Mr. Palmer believes that in larg' tents a %-in.eh hoop might be better than one made of Vi-inch gas pipe. He a!s> thinks that the two-piece sheet tent i.= probably preferable to the ring for trees . more than twelve feet high, as it Is dlffi , I cult to get the hoop over the high trees, i In the use of the sheet tent two upright , posts with pulleys are used to raise thr ,] sheets which, though double, overlap so . as to confine the gas. THE PROCESS Two men can throw the hoop over the LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER t6, 159? tree, one places the water and acid and a fourth, who should be skillful, pains taking and faithful, puts in the. poison. An earthen vessel is used. Into this out party puts the requisite amount of water ar.d places this under the tree. The tent is then adjusted, when the superintend ent raises the side e-f the tent and adds the sulphuric acid and the cyanide. \ c.ar.g can run from "25 to 40 tents am! change every forty minutes from one row to the next, so that is possible tej treat •105 trees in a single night, if they are not too large. It is nice to always do the work at night, as the-trees are likely to be injured if gassed in sunlight. The adjusting of the tents is very hard work, and the cool of th? night is most favorable to comfort. The iwo men who adjust, the tents often reek with sweat even In ihe cool of night time. TIME TO LEAVE TENTS ON TREES The usual time to leave- the tents on the trees is forty minutes. I: has been usually stated tha; larger trees should be treated longer. There serins to be no good reason for this Mr. Frank Palmer noticed that he did better work on th large trees, doubtless because the tents temaineel over the treets for a greater time. He says the trees do not suffer If the tents remain for an hour or more, and tf the gas is used stronger than is usually recommended. From his few tents—only twenty-five—it Is not economy to leave tht» tents longer, but he proposes ;.> se cure more tents ar.d give the gas a longer time, which is doubtless very wise. V ALU A BLE BUG G EST! O N S From the above we see that gassing should not cost for trees ten or twelve feel high more than ten cents per tree; that is If the tents are owned by ihe per t son, county or community. It is doubt ful if the fumlgators who go about to do this can do It as cheaply as this. ; Again it is not always true that men j hired do as cateful work as the owner or a picked man• in the community. Might not each club have a committee |on entomology which should thoroughly | Inform itself in all the details of fumiga tion, as well as regarding the life his tory of scale Insects, Stn-h men. if true and energetic, will be admirable to di rect all such work. As they belong to the place they will be interested that the work be thoroughly performed. I suggest that this matter be discussed at clubs and Institutes. Again it Is probably not wise to fumi gate until the trees are so seriously at tacked that they begin lo suffer and voice l it in the black smutty fungus and pale foliage. When any trees of a block show such symptoms it is prob ably wise tn treat the block. Every manager of a fumigating outfit should know how to recognize the live mature scale, the d-ead scale with eggs under neath, and the minute young scale on leaves and green twigs. Then he Will know when to fumigate and whether the condition of an orchard make's it best to gas the trees. All our olllba should attack this qurs tion as its merits demand. Mr. Palmer treated his trees thoroughly and efleci- | Ively three years ago. This year their black banner is Hung out and he attacks the foe again. The state would be richer by thousands if many would fol low Mr. Palmer's course. Notes Mr. W. C. Fuller, the wideawake agri cultural editor of the Colton News, has this to say cf the Southern California fruit exchange: The exchanges have sold ISUO carloads <jf fruit and in this im mense business oi nearly $1, WW, 000 the only loss ln bud debts was In a transac tion involving $-46.5. No wonder Mr. Fuller Is able to say: "There will be an increase of fruit in the exchange and tho directors are praised for the able execution of tlte business entrusted to their charge." "The sold-dellvercd method of disposing of the crop has-1 proved the best method of avoiding the I many misunderstandings and endless] adjustments of rebates heretofore had j by the exchange. It is reported that 31,000 tons of beets have already been used at the Chino fr.c- i tory, and 270 carloads of sugar shipped ] out. Nearly $60,000 have been paid out | to labor during the past six weeks, ex- ] elusive of officers' salaries. At the institutes the question is often asked, what is the difference between j beer and cane sugar? There is no dif ference. Both are cane sugar. If eith er smells bad or proves different from ■ the normal cane sugar at its best, it Is simply from lack of proper refinement. : It is also frequently stated that the beet sugar is not good to use for canning fruit. It is stated that the fruit does: not ke>p well. This complaint was so] universal that we tried beet sugar ex- j tenslvely and with perfect success. In most or many cases where the sugar j does not keep the boiling was not con- ■ tin.ued long enough or else the can wssi not sealed air tight. One of the warmest and most interest' Ing discussions at the Nordhoff insti 'tute was on forest preservation. It was stoutly maintained that more forests should be reserved, especially those in northern Ventura county, and that while the pr-tenl regulation that dead timber might be cut and used was well, th-? nios' stringent measures should he taken to prevent setting tires to kill th-. timber so that it could be- cut. The following from the Colton News shows that fumigation is on the war path in our neighboring county of San Bernardino: "Preparations are about completed for a SxjO'ral fumigation for bla.k scale in ,1--. -.Msi *nd «it the- count v. and will cover ml the territory that is possible wtth the lit. tint* fut!i.«n»d iv the county. "The estimate of the cost of fumigat ing orchstdi is as follows: There will he four gangs of men and tents and (sen gang can handle 300 trees in a bight, or ISOO tiecs in a week. They will use four ounces of cyanide to the tree, or 480 pounds ir, a week, and the four gangs of men Will fumigate 7200 trees in a week, using ISOO pounds of cyanide st SOW cents per pound, $f>4;*. with 3500 pounds of sulphuric acid at 3 cents per pound, $10S. There Will be tout foremen at SIS each per week, and 14 m»ll at }12 per week, costing for labor $ii4o p-->. week, or a total of $897 for fumigating 72"» trees, or for the month it will cost S.ISSS. ami Ihe four teams of men and te its w ill fumlgftie 25.500 trees, or about 400 acres." We note with pleasure' that many of the local exchanges are re-electing near ly all the old officers. This shows good management and appreciation. The Pacific Rural Press Is very right in the following regarding the lute Farmers' Institutes held in Southern California: "The meetings were attend ed by Prof. Wlckson, us superintendent of the university extension movement in agriculture and Prof. Cook as con ductor for the counties south of the Tehacbapi mountains. These gentle men are experienced in this sort of work hut the great success of the meet ings is as much due to the enthusiastic welcome anel participation of the people of the southern communities as to any skill of the promotors.". The laudatory editorial adds further: "The result was that each meeting drew its attendance from many miles and the meeting places were crowded to overflowing." We notice that the Rural Press appre ciates good things, as the last two num bers are largely composed of Southern California institute articles. PURITY CONFERENCE Will Be Held at Temperance Temple Next Week A Purity Conference Will be held at Temperance Temple on Monday and Tuesday, September 20th ar.d 21st, under the auspices of the Los Angeles County W. C. T. U. and Ihe Mothers' Protective Council of Los Angeles. The program will be as follows: Monday afternoon at I:3o—Devotlonals. What Our Purity Work Is—Mrs. Hester T. Griffith. When and How Shall the Training of Children Begin?— Carl Sawvell. Co-operation Between Parents and Schools—Prof. J. A. Koshay. The Press and Its Relation to Purity— Hon. W. S. Mellick. Normal Drill in Purity Teaching—Dr. Keilogg-Lane. What Is Most to Be Desired, a Goodly Inheritance or Wholesome Environment?— Mrs. Jeanne Peat. ; Question Itox—Mrs. Mary El. Teats. Monday cvi sing, s o'clock'—De-votionals. ii..\v to overcome Inherited Tendencies! or the Science ol l,ife— Mrs. Mary K. Teats. Tuesday. l»:30 a. m.—Devotlonals. Heredity—Dr. Oscar D. Fitzgerald. Immorality Among Children—Dr. Rachel Re hi. Normal Drill in Purity Teaching—Mrs. Mary E. Teats. The Proper Education of Young People— Dr. LoUISS Harvey. I Sacredness of Parenthood—Dr. Kellogg- Lane. Question Box—Mrs. Mary E. Teats, j Tuesday afternoon, I:3o—Normal Drill ln j Purity Teaching. Social Purity—Dr. Finis E. Yoakum. Divorce—fllshop Montgomery. | Shall Vice or Virtue Triumph?—W. C. ; Patterson. ' Question Box. | Tuenday evening. S o'clock—Purity Ser j mon—Rev. Alfred S. Clark. The committee in charge of the con ference Is Mrs. Hester T» Griffith, Mrs. Mary A.Kenney and Mrs.Sarah L.Long ' streth. Met Only to Adjourn The board of trustees of Unity church met last night to act on Dr. Thomson's reply to their recall. Nobody had re ceived any reply, however, and the board adjourned to meet next Monday night, when tho resignations of Messrs. New berry and Pascoe will be acted upon as well asi Dr. Thomson's letter, which it is expected will have arrived.meanwhile. Emerson Revised Up to Date Hitch your wagon to a Star Pointer.— Boston Transcript. ALARMSYSTEM Plans to Be Prepared for Police Patrol Boxes BY THE CITY ELECTRICIAN STEPS TO ABOLISH THE FALSE ALARM NUISANCE City to Intervene in the Southern Pa cine Injunction Case—Mayor Snyder in Demand Low Angeles Is to have a system of electrical signals for use of the police de partment as soon as it can be determined just which of the- several systems to be had is the best. That much was decide j at a joint meeting of the board of police and fire commissioners yesterday morn ing. How soon the call boxes will be put up cannot now be stated, as there is a great deal of work of preparation yet to be done both with reference to making the financial arrangements as well as in the purchase of the system. At the same meeting it was decided that the city could not afford to accept the proposition to furnish such a service made by M. P Thye, both because the system he pro posed is not considered as good a one as Is desired and also for the reason that a contract for such a service must be submitted to all who may desire to bid upon it. In order to be legal. The first step necessary to secure the needed Im provement in the-police service, the prep arations of the necessary specifications, was ordered by the board and the mat ter will, upon completion of these, go ti the council ln order that the necessary funds may be provided. The joint session was preside-d over by Mayor Snyder and was attended by Messrs. Wells and Kuhrts of the fire com mission and Councilmen Wyman and Preuss of the fire' board.. The proposi tion made by Mr. Thye was read at the opening of th.c meeting. He agreed for the sum of $275 per month to furnish th. city with a complete police signal system of ten boxes, guaranteed to last two years and to keep the same in repair for thai period. The system would be made a part of the fire alarm system and in part the same wires would be used. The mat ter was discussed for nearly an hour by the members of the boardsand the chiefs of the police and tire departments. The objections urged against Thye's system were numerous, one of the most import ant .being the necessity of keeping the tire ami. police signal systems separated entirely, as any tampering with the tire service might endanger the city. It wasl also argued that ten boxes were not enough to give the service desired and that Thye did not state what the cost per month would be for each additional box Mayor Snyder stated that the letting of such a private contract would not be legal and that the proposition could not be accepted. Fire Chief Moore slated that the time' was not far distant when the city would require an electrical bureau to care for both police and fire wires and to see that all buildings are properly wired. He urged the purchase of a good signal sys tem, as that would be cheapest ln the end. Chief of Police Glass pointed, to the need for the new box circuits. He stated that the money is now available and all that was required would be the sanction of the council in the contract to be madefor its erection.. It was declared to be the sense of the meeting that some system of signals was needed, and on motion City Electrician Francis was Instructed to prepare specifications for one. He is also to give his ideas of just the kind of system necessary and to estimate Its probable cost. Whatever Mr. Francis may have to communicate upon the sub ject will be considered at another me-et ing at a date to be decided upon later. Mr. Thye's proposition was returned to the council with the endorsement that i; wsa not considered adequate or practical. READY FOR ACTION City's Petition in the S. P. Injunction Case Soon to Be Filed The intervening petition of the city of Los Angeles in the Injunction proceed ings against the Southern Pacific Rail road company to prevent the laying of an additional track along Alameda street has been about completed. All that Is needed is the close examination of the petition as prepared by City At torney Dunn and the making of such alterations ln it, if any. that he may think necessary. The petition will probably be filed today or tomorrow. The final hearing of the injunction proceedings is set in the superior court for September 24, at which time the rail road company will endeavor to have set aside the temporary injunction now In force preventing its double tracking the thoroughfare mentioned. The property owners who are plaintiffs in. the action will contest the matter as strongly as possible and if the city's petition is al lowed to be Hied they will have all the assistance the city's law department car. render to prevent the contemplated ac tion of the company. As yet -the com pany has expressed no determination of objecting to the city's becoming a party to the action by endeavoring to prevent the receiving of the petition in court, but such action would cause no surprise. If this move is made and the court upholds the objection of the com pany, the city could secure no standing In court In the case and the property owners would have to tight it out alone. INVITATIONS GALORE Mayor Snyder's Presence Requested at Several Public Gatherings Mayor Snyder has been in receipt of numerous requests for his attendance at and participation in public gather ings during the past few days. The re quests have been coming so rapidly that his honor has had to prepare a calender of the events to come, for hl9 own guidance and to be certain that he will miss none of his engagements. This evening he will attend the celebration of tho anniversary of the independence of Mexico and w ill deliver an address. Yes terday two other invitations were re ceived by him lo attend other similar functions. One invitation was from the members of Ihe several lodges of Odd Fellows in this city, for him to lake part in the public reception which is to be tendered to the delegates to the grand encampment, I. O. O. F., October 18, at Turner hall. On this occasion, which will be the beginning <?f a week of im portant weirk by the membeis of the order, there will be musical and literary exercises. The invitation has been, ac cepted and Mayor Snyder will offlciallly welcome the delegates. Another invitation, which he received yesterday, was to attend the reception to he tendered to Gen. Booth-Tucker, upon the occasion of the visit to Los A ngeles of that, now distinguished person age on October 16. This invitation ha:? also been accepted. FIRE COMMISSION MEETING Only Routine Business Transacted and Little of That The regular meeting of th? board of fire commissioners was held yesterday morning. The session was brief, as only routine business was transacted. Chief Moore reported that us the part of the city from which came the protest against the drilling of an oil well at Grand ave nue and Del Monte street is not within the fire limits that the board there fore had no jurisdiction. The clerk was •instructed to so notify the protestants. The official reports of the semi-annual inspection and review of the fire de partment were fiied. Fire Chl'ef Moore submitted the fol lowing on lhe subject of false alarms of lire: I ask that a requisition for $25 be al lowed for services In securing evidence I Notice ... J i Look Up Your Tickets i | I | No. 6685 wins the Watch | No. 6329 wins the Wheel f Slf not called for in 60 days, either or both will be given to the News and Working; Boys' Home & <| I Oct. 2-W_ e -jjL v - c Away x Genuine Diamond I _____ i Eagleson & Co. 4 X vWen's Furnishing Goods 112 South Spring St. X against the persons turning in false alarms of fire, and would ask that pa rents be requested to warn their chil dren against so doing, as it is not only expensive and demoralizing, but also extremely dangerous, for while the de partment Is responding to a false alarm there is great liability of an actual Are occurring In another and remote portion of their districts, thereby delaying the companies and preventing prompt serv ice. Most ot the alarms ate turned in by small boys whom I find to be more mischievous than vicious, and believe the practice can be broken up by the co-operation and assistance of the pa rents. The recommendations were adopted and the requisition asked for was al lowed. J. B. Sloan, a callman of the No. 4 en gine company, who had been reported to the board for having missed several alarms of Are, appeared and explained his absence by saying that he drove a laundry wagon and at all times could not hear the fire bells He had not tnißsed any fires em which his company worked and had a good record. Chief Moore was directed to reprimand him and caution him to be more careful In future. Application of Don R. McDonald and F,. C. Hodie for positions as callmen, and that of John McGuire for a position as fireman were filed. The board then adjourned OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE Fall Term Opening Exercises at St. Vincent's Hall Occidental college opened yesterday morning in its temporary quarters at St. Vincent's hall. Rev. A. A. Dinsmore, D. D.. president of the board of trustees, made a statement as to th,' plans of the? colli ge, saying that the deed for the new campus at Highland park had been re ceived and that work on the building woulel be* be gun as soon as possible. Miss S. I. Morgan and Miss .Mice Maxson furnished music and the following visit ors look part in the exercises: Rev. W. S. Young. Mr. W. H. Kelso, Rev. Messrs. D R. Colmery, Carlos Bransby, H. W. Crabbe. H. A. Lewis, E. S. Far and Ng. Poo n Chm. East Side Notes Ciare Overholtzer is at San Diego for a short visit with friends. Mrs. G. W. Gray has gone to San Francisco for an extended visit with friends. Mrs. J. E. White will have a hand some two-story residence erected soon on JohttSOn street. Robert Goss, who has been visiting friends, left yesterday for Lockwood. valley, his home. Mrs. Best of South Chestnut strejt is very ill. The young people of the Christian" church were entertained Tuesday even- fing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Adcock of Hawkins street. The Sunday school teachers of the Christian church gathered at the home of their pastor, Rev. L. O. Ferguson, Tuesday evening, devoting the time to the preparation of the coming Sabbath lesson. T. A. Gunn of San Francisco is spend ing some weeks visiting his sister, Mrs. G. C. Altar and Mrs. C. C. Smith. Mr. and Mrs, William H. Krieger of 123 Lecouvreur street entertained a number of friends Monday evening in honor of the fifteenth anniversary of their marriage. Dr. D. Cave, dentist, rooms 207-210 Lutik ershim block.