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A NEW BROOM
Must Sweep Cleaner Than
the Old One
THE COUNCIL'S HEAVY DAY
JL WARM REPORT FROM THE IN
President Silver and Councilman Toll
Lock Horns—Drummond Suc
"There'il be a hot time in this old
town," was the tune which some of the
members of the city council were hum- j
ming when they entered the city hall to
attend the regular weekly meeting of
that body yesterday morning. The pre
diction that the session would be a lively
and Interesting one was fully borne out
by the proceedings of the day, and after
it was all over the members asked each
other if they didn't stir up things with a
vengeance. There were a number of
very important matters to be acted upon
and the members came to the city hall
to make a day of It. There were innu
merable wrangles but they all passed off
without any serioU9 explosion.
As a result of the wrangling, or in
aptte of it, there was much business
transacted. The most important matter
w» tlie opinion cf the city attorney on
the matter of the validity of the water
contract. This is reported ln detail in
another column. The street sweeping
Investigation was, next to the waUr
question, the most important matter,
and there was for a time a deadlock on
the adoption of the special committee's
report which promised to defeat it, anj
there was also in this same connection
a parliamentary ruling which compli
cated matters. Impassioned speeches
were made on the subject, in which
there were some broad hints tha-t all was
not as it should be, and for nearly an
hour there was nothing to indicate Just
where the matter would end. Then
things took a sudden turn for the better.
The parliamentary cloud was removed
and on a third vote the deadlock was
broken. Ac a result there will be a new-
Inspector of street sprinkling in office as
soon as he car. qualify. Former In
spector McClellan was dismissed from,
the service of the city for insubordina
tion, and R. E. Drummond was elected
to fill the vacancy created by his re
moval. Health Officer Powers came in
for a reprimand. It was decided that
there was a necessity for the proper in
spection of the vegetable and fruit sold
In this city at the public market, and the
board of health was instructed to look
Into the matter. As to the sale of sew
age by the city for Irrigation, purposes
an ordinance will be presented at the
next meeting by the sewer committee,
and there is little doubt that the city
will cease the business of selling sew
age for irrigation purposes. The matter
of diseased and putrid meats being soldi
did not come up, as the committee of the
board of health was not ready to make a
The recommendation of the finance
committee that a special election, be I
called to ascertain the wishes of the peo- |
pie in regard to proposed bond issue to j
the amount of $330,000 was concurred ln
In addition to the matters mentioned
there was an unusual amount of regu
lar work of importance to the tax pay
THE MORNING SESSION
Anticipating a session of unusual in
terest quite a .crowd collected in the
lobby of the council chamber before the
morning- session was called to order.
Those of them who are tax payers found
much of interest in the proceedings, but
those who went there expecting the sen
sational were disappointed. It was not
until the afternoon that the real fun
began. The morning session, while very-
Important to the city, was devoid of
features of a very unusual character.
CITY AUDITOR'S REPORT
The city auditor filed his report of the
collections made for the month of Aug
ust in the several departments of the
city, which was published in The Herald
Sunday. He also reported) the correct-
ness of the city treasurer's report. On
the condition, of the city's finances at
the end of the last week he submitted
1 report, of which the following is a
Treasurer's balance (amount over
drawn!, Sept. IS $10,808.34
Dcmands'audited to Sept. IS 8,310.79
Treasurer's receipts 4,16G.7fi
Balance (overdrawn) $14,988.37
This report was referred to the finance
The report of the board of health
recommending several row sewers, the
location of which has already been pub
lished, was referred! to the sewer commit
City eierk Hance fllec'.with the coun
cil the answers that had been received
to the communications sent out for the
purpose of ascertaining the prospects
>f marketing the proposed Issue of bonds
They were ordered filed.
' <*2jgJ[«P*** of tbe board of police com
a>|«M tiers asking that ten additional
MVmmtV be appointed was referred lo
the city attorney with Instructions to
draw up the necessary ordinance. The
communication from the East Side po
lice station as to several persons having
occupied! certain city lands was referred)
to the land committee. The proposition
of M. P. Thye to furnish the city with a
police signal system was Anally killed by
the adoption of the report of the fire
commission that his plan was not feas
SEWAGE FOR IRRIGATION
The board ot health presented a recom
mendaton that the city cease the sale of
sewage for purposes of irrigation, as that
practice endangered the lives of citizens,
in that the vegetables raised on land so
Irrigated were dangerous to the public
health. This communication was re
ferred to the sewer committee with in
structions to investigate the matter and,
if upon consultation with the health
officer It was deemeciadvlsable to entire
ly stop the sale of such water, to draw
up the necessary ordinance.
A NEW LIGHTING CONTRACT
The contract entered into by the park
commissioners with J. J. White for tie
boating privileges at East Side park was
approved, as were the usual demands
and requisitions favorably reported up
on by the finance and supply committee.
| It was brought to the notice of the
council that the present contract for
! street lighting expiree December 31st,
! and It was desirous of preparing for a
| new contract. The committee on light
j was instructed to prepare the necessary
; specifications and accompany them with
: the necessary ordinance to be presented
at the next meeting of the council.
FINANCE COMMITTEE'S REPORT
The committee on finance submitted
the following recommendation:
In the matter of the final report of
John H. Gish, city tax and license col-
lector, of the collection of taxes for the
year 1896-97, we recommend that the
city auditor be instructed to make the
following entries upon his books:
John H. Gish, tax collector, to taxes,
Charges for advertising delinquent
real property $ 1.7C8.50
Charges for advertising delinquent
mortgage Interests 100.50
Charges for certificates of tax
sales on real property 1,312.00
Charges for certificates of tax
sales on mortgage Interests 63.00
To John H. Gish, tax collector, to taxes,,
Error on total tax charged on roll,
book P $ 100.00
Real estate sold to the city on ac
count of delinquent taxes, 1896-97 1,284.46
Mortgage interest sold to the city
on account of delinquent taxes,
Referred to finance committee.
ROND ELECTION ORDERED
In the matter of the recommendation
from the board of education asking that
the item of $5000 for additional ground
for the Custer street school be added to
their plans andi specifications heretofore
submitted to your honorable body as a
basis for Issuance of bonds, the finance
committee recommended the same be
granted and the original plans and
specifications be amended so as to in
clude this item, andi that after such
amendment has been filed said plansand
specifications be adopted by your hon
j orable body. And in compliance with
I the former request of the board of edu
cation we recommend that the city
attorney be instructed to present an or
dinance declaring the necessity for call
ing an election for the issuance of school
bonds in the amount of $339,000. Ap
In the matter of the communication
from the board of police commissioners
referred' to this committee March last,
risking that plans andi specifications
therewith submitted be approved for
the construction of stalls and stable in
the basement of the city Jail, therein to
keep patrol horses, we recommend that
the request be granted to the extent of
arranging for the accommodation of not
to exceed six head of horses, in keeping
with the recommendation of the health
officer in this matter, and that the ex
penses of such alterations be borne by
the jail furnishing fund. Approved.
Judge Lamme, representing the Trac
tion Railway company, appeared before
the council and requested an extension
of the time granted that company in
which to complete the work now in
progress* at Eighth and Pearl streets.
He explained the reason for the delay,
and presented an ordinance providing
for the extension of the time until Dec
Ist, which was adopted.
SEWER COMMITTEE'S REPORT
The committee on sewers filed the fol
Recommend that the protests from
Mrs. C. Wilson, B. W. Sullivan and. D. J.
Callandrear,, against the sewering of
Spring street, from First to Seventh
streets, be set for hearing at 2 o'clock
p. m., Monday, the 27th Inst. Approved.
In the matter of the petition from G.
W. Maxwell, asking permission to con
nect a cesspool or, the we si side of. Rose
mont avenue with one on the east side of
said avenue by means of a three-Inch
Iron pipe, recommend the same be de
In the matter of petition from A.
James e't al., asking that a sewer be laid
on First street, between Bunker H!!l
avenue and Olive street, recommend the
same be referred to the city engineer
to present ordinance of Intention, if the
work is feasible, and to include any
other streets which may properly be
merged into one district. Approved.
The bid of C. L. Powell to sewer Belle
vue avenue, from Beaudry avenue to a
point thirty feet westerly of the pro
longed westerly line of lot 7, block 33,
Angeleno Heights, at 75.9 cents per foot
The bid of C. L, Powell to sewer Belle -
vue avenue, from Victor street to a point
sixty leet easterly of the prolongation ln
LOS ANGELES HERALD« TUESDAY MORNING* SHKiEMBEK 21, 1897
a southerly direction of the westerly line
of lot 1, block 9. AngelenoHeights, at 58.9
cents per foot, was accepted.
The bid of C. L. t Powell to sewer Eight
eenth, Paloma and other streets at 48.9
cents per foot was accepted and the
necessary resolution of award adopted.
PETITIONS AND PROTESTS
The petition of Thomas Cole and oth
ers for a cement sidewalk on Twelfth
street between Central avenue and
Stanford avenue was referred to the
board of public works.
Similar action was taken with refer
ence to a protest from C. H. Mathey and
others against the grading of an alley
lr. block D of the Lakeshore tract, and In
reference to the petition of H. S. Baer
and others for the grading, graveling
and curbing of Cherry street from Eigh
teenth to Washington. The petitions of
the Sunset Telephone and Telegraph
company and the West Side Lighting
company to extend wires were granted.
The request of the Occidental college of
Los Angeles for the vacation of a street
and alley was referred to board of pub
lic works. The request of Mrs. Glover
and others that the work of completing
Grand avenue near the railroad was
similarly referred as was the request of
certain property owners that the name
of Alameda streets be changed.
J. W. Newton and others petitioned
for the grading of Fifteenth street from
Central avenue to Tennessee street.
The matter was referred to the board of
public works. The protest from W. H.
Mansfield against the contemplated im
provement of Oak street from Sixteenth
to Eighteenth was referred to the city
The following ordinances, submitted
by the city attorney were adopted:
For the widenir.g of Washington
street between the west patent bound
ary and Arlington street; an ordinance
Increasing the salary of the city elec
trician and making certain other
changes in the fire department.
The following proposals were re
ceived, opened, examined and publicly
To furnish metal file cases:
C. B. Parsells proposed to furnish four
metal file cases containing 150 com
pressing document riles and two safe de
posit boxes, each to contain three metal
drawers, for the sum of $300.
The Office Specialty Manufacturing
company proposed to furnish metal file
cases as per advertisement as follows:
$305, $447 and 492.60, according to style.
Referred to the supply committee.
To furnish fuel oil for one year:
Bayer & Last proposed to furnish 2000
barrels more or less for the sum of $1
per barrel of 42 gallons delivered. Re
ferred to the supply committee.
VEGETABLES TO BE INSPECTED
Councilman Ashman said that it had
been brought to his notice that at the
fruit market and other places vegetables
and fruits were sometimes offered for
sale which were wholly unfit for food. He
said that frequently potatoes half rot
ten and calculated to produce disease
were sold to unsuspecting purchasers.
He said that it was time that a stop was
put to the practice, and he therefore
movedi tbat some means be taken to In
sure the proper Inspection of such arti
cles of food. The motion carried and
the matter was referred to the health
department with instructions to report
to the council at tbe next meeting the
best plan of inspecting such food
Mr. Mathuss moved that the curb be
cut and the alley be lowered between the
north side of Seventh street between
Spring and Main to the next street.
PUNCTURED GARBAGE CANS
j Mr. Toll presented the following reso
lution which was unanimously adopted:
Whereas, It has come to the knowledge
of this body that the representatives of
the garbage contractor are in the habit
of puncturing Ihe bottoms of garbage
cans throughout the city against the
wishes of the owners thereof and with
out any authority so to do; now, there
fore, be it
Resolveci, as the sense of this body,
that the contractor be ordered to desist
from this pernicious practice; and be it
Resolved, That said contractor be re
quired to repair all cans so punctured
which are ln keeping with the require
ments of the ordinance which prescribes
material and dimensions of same.
Several communications on the subject
of the proposed boulevards were referred
to the board of works. They have al
ready been ln full.
A recess until 2 p. m. was then or
Action Taken in the Charges Against
the Street Sweeping Inspector
The attendance at the afternoon ses
sion of the council was not as large as
that during the morning, but the pro
ceedings were much more lively and at
times threatening. The session began
calmly enough with the filing of the re
port of the city engineer. This report
was upon the proposed street Improve
ments which had been referred to him.
The report included favorable reports
upon the following Improvements, all
of which received favorable action:
Grading and otherwise improving
Twenty-seventh street from Grand ave
nue to the Grand avenue and Adams
street tract, by private contract.
Ordinance of Intention to sewerTwen
ty-elghth street from Grand avenue to
Special specifications for constructing
an asphalt wearing surface on Broadway
from Sixth to Seventh streets, and an
ordinance of intention for repaying that
portion of Broadway.
Ordinance of Intention for paving
Broadway from Seventh street to Main.
Ordinance of intention for paving
with asphalt First street from Broad
way to a point 165 feet, west, andi also
for tbe paving with granite First street
from HIU to 106 feet west.
Ordlnanoe of Intention for repavlog
Sixth street between Broadway and
Ordinance of Intention to establish the
grade of Thirty-second street from Main
to Maple avenue; the grade of Sixth
street from Hoover street to Vermont
avenue and the grade of Daly street
from Main to Alhambra avenue.
The following portion of the city en
gineer's report will Interest a large num
ber of property owners:
In regard to the petition of H. Herd,
asking that a storm drain be construct
ed on Fremont avenue, Flgueroa, Bos
ton and Montreal streets, it would be
advisable to construct a 22-inch cement
pipe storm drain on Boston street be
tween Montreal and Flgueroa streets,
and a 26-inch cement pipe storm drain
on Flgueroa street from Boston street
south to connect with the preaent 30
--inch storm drain across Flgueroa street
near California street. It will further
be necessary to extend the present 30
--inch storm drain on Fremont avenue.
The construction of the extension ls an
absolute necessity as the present 30
--inch drain is so obstructed at Its present
termination that it does not have a
proper discharge and so causes over
flow at its head by reason of Its in
ability to carry off the storm water
with sufficient rapidity. The amount
of pipe required will be as follows: Bos
ton street, 590 feet; Flgueroa street, 425
feet; Fnemond avenue, 1046 feet, to
gether with four catch basins and one
manhole. Referred to the board of pub
STREET SWEEPING CHARGES
The much looked for report of the spec
ial investigating committee was the next
order of business. The report ln sub
stance was as follows:
From the public hearing on the 16th
inst. and the evidence there Introduced
That the first count ln the charges
made la sustained, to-wit: "Many
streets In such repair as could, be. thor
oughly cleaned are left ln a filthy con
dition, and yet are reported and ap
proved by the Inspector as satisfactorily
That the second count,'to-wlt: "Large
sections of streets are reported and ap
proved by the inspector as having been
swept, which, in fact, have not been
swept at all," ls sustained In part only.
The evidence of reputable witnesses
who followed the sweeping machines
upon their rounds from the start at 7
p. m. on the night of the Bth of Septem
ber until the finish of their work at 3:50
a. m. of September 9th, 1897, shows that
three blocks each on South Main and
Spring streets, between Sixth and Ninth
streets, were not traversed by, the ma
chines, but were Included in the con
tractor's statement of work done.
NO COLLUSION SHOWN
While this may have ben considered
sufficient evidence on the part of the
health officer to warrant him in basing
the second charge thereon, still it does
not appear from the examination by your
committee that any collusion existed be
tween the inspector and the contractor
to defraud the city by designedly report
ing and approving unswept streets as
swept. Your committee rather regards
thisi as an error incident to the nature of
the work rather than as a premeditated
act to defraud.
In this connection your committee ar«
of the opinion that it matters not that
an Inspector watch the machines and
actually traverses the streets nightly.but
that the real test should be by careful
inspection early the following morning
of the streets claimed tohavebeen swept
the night before, and credit given the
contractor for those actually cleaned in
a satisfactory manner, all things con
The third count reads as follows: "I
am unable to exercise any effective con
trol over the street sweeping because
the present Inspector Ignores my orders
and suggestions respecting the same."
From the evidence there appears to
have, been an utter want ot harmony be- 1
tween the health officer and said in
spector to the marked detriment of good,
service to the public.
In the present Instance there appears
a failure on the part of the inspector to
comprehend that he stands as the rep
resentative of the health officer.
DR. POWERS CENSURED
Your committee are Impelled to dep
recate the long continuance of the un
satisfactory condition of affairs and the
protraction of the resultant detriment
to efficient public service. The health
officer, ln resting under this Inharmoni
ous state so long, invites and merits the
censure of your honorable body. It ls
intimated in extenuation that because
of the peculiar condition existing there
was danger that the health officer would
be repulsed if he asked your honorable
body to dismiss the discordant element,
and it was only when "patience ceased
to be a virtue" that he asserted his au
thority and asked the assistance of your
honorable body in removing the discord
ant element and thus perfecting the
service of the department. If such a
condition exists in any department of
the city government it constitutes a
most convincing argument for prompt
and effective action in coming to the
support of worthy and efficient heads of
departments, by removing every ap
pearance of insubordination.
In keeping with the foregoing state
ment and in the Interest of the harmo
nious and effective administration of the
affairs of the health department of the
city government, we respectfully recom
mend that the position of Inspector of
street sweeping be declared vacant.
Respectfully, F. M. NICKELL,
C. H. TOLL.
F. L. BAKER,
THE FIGHT BEGINS
Although It waa expected that the
committee would recommend tbat Mc-
Clellan be relieved of his position, It was
not thought that he would come in for
the severe roast contained ln tbe com
mittee report. As soon as the report wa"s
read, Mr. Blartchard, to whom McClcl
lan owed his appointment, moved that
action on the matter be deferred one
week, which motion Mr. Grlder second
ed. Mr. Nickell offered as an amend
ment a motion to adopt the report,which
was also duly seconded.
In support of the amendment Mr.
Toll made a most forcible speech. He
referred to the notoriety the matter had
gained and compared the city govern
ment to a large business house. "Sup
pose," said he, "you were in power in
any corporation formed for business
purposes, and you knew there was in
the employ of that corporation an in
dividual whose insubordination was no
torious. Would you for a moment tol
erate his presence? We have here an
element of discord which should be re
moved, and I, for one, am in favor of
doing that as quickly as possible."
On Mr. Toll's amenu.nent the vote
stood: Ayes, Baker, Nickell, Toll and
Silver (4); Nays. Ashman, Blanchard,
Grlder and Mathuss (4). The amend
ment was declared lost. The vole on
the original motion was precisely the
same and it, too, was declared lost.
In explanation of his vote Mr. Math
uss saldi that he had appointed the spe
cial committee and it had been charged
that he named men whom he knew to
be antagonistic to the inspector. This
he denied in the most positive terms.
Mr. Toll asked leave to make a motion
that the report be adopted, but President
Silver declared It out of order. This
caused another wrangle. Mr. Toll ap
pealed from the decision of the chair but
Mr. Silver was sustained. Mr. Toll then
moved that the report be referred back
to the committee, but received no sec
ond. He spoke on the matter again at
length and at the outset started a storm
when he Bald: "This matter ls all a
subterfuge, a scheme into which certain
members of this council have entered
and which they will regret."
"Do you include the chair?'" Inter
posed Mr. Silver wrathfully.
"There is no need of mincing words,"
continued Toll. "This is all set, all
guaged, all fixed. I deprecate such ac
tion by councilmen, but they are not
acting consistently or in accord with
their oaths. The people will eat be hood
w inked. They will know what explana
tion to make of It. I had a little repu
tation when I came Into this council,
and I do not Intend to lose it by failing
to do what Is clearly my duty. It Is not
that I desire any extra credit for none
Is wanted, but it ls evident that some of
these members are afraid to face the
This brought several members to their
feet. Mr. Ashman denied the Imputa
tion of collusion.
"I believe," said he, " this Is merely
an effort to get at the contractor. Ido
not believe ln letting the health officer
strike at one man through another."
Mr. Baker wanted to know what was
the root of all this evil. President Silver
then called Mr. Blanchard to the chair,
and upon taking the floor made an ad
dress which teemed with anything but
amicable feeling. He seemed to think
that Mr. Toll had attacked him ln his
remarks, although, as that member af
terward explained, such was not his in
tention. He spoke for ten minutes, giv
ing his reasons for making the ruling
on the parliamentary points that had
From that time for quite a while the
floor belonged to anyone who wanted to
speak and nearly all the members took
advantage of the opportunity. President
Silver consulted City Attorney Dunn,
who fold him that his ruling had been
well intended, but that he was mistaken
in the stand he had taken. Mr. Silver ls
nothing if not honest, and he promptly
announced that he would, entertain a
motion for the adoption of the report,
which was Immediately put Mr.
Mathuss changed his vote and the re
port was adopted.
Later in the session the election of a
successor to McClellan was entered into.
Mr. Blanchard placed R. E. Drummond
in nomination, while Mr. Ashman named
John H. Seggers. Six members voted
for Drummond and two for Seggers, and
the former was declared duly elected.
Mr. Drummond ls at present In the em
ploy of the Los Angeles Railway com
pany. He resides on Boyle eHights, and
ls well known throughout the city. He
will qualify at once.
It was reported to the council that
some error in the matter of posting no
tices for certain street Improvements
would necessitate the reconsideration of
several ordinances, and on motion the
improvements were ordered abandoned.
The streets as to which the new or
dinances will have to be adopted are
Temple, from Custer to Beaudry; west
side of Grand, between Fourth and
Fifth; Bonnie Brae X from Fifth to Sixth;
Garland avenue, from Eighth to Nlnth.v"
A communication was received from
the Oil Burning and Supply company, ln
which it was pointed out that the asphalt
manufactured by this company was ex
cluded ln the specifications for all street
work. The company urged that It wasj
a home Institution and should be given
a chance. It was therefore asked that the
council examine into the matter, and If It
was found that an unjust discrimination
was made that the specifications be
changed. The matter was referred to
the board of public works.
After the consideration of a number
of routine matters ot minor Importance
the council adjourned.
INDORSE HAND SWEEPING
Merchants and Manufacturers Dis
cuss the Condition of Streets
Forty-five members were present at
the regular meeting of the Merchants
and Manufacturers' association last
night. The first matter considered was
an amandment to one of the by laws, as
When a director has failed to attend
three consecutive regular meetings
without leave of absence his place shall
be declared vacant by the board of di
Resolutions in regard to street sweep
ing were moved as follows:
Whereas, One of the purposes for
which this association was organised
was to aid and assist the authorities of
this city in carrying out the ordinances
and laws for the comfort, safety, health
and prosperity of our people; and.
Whereas, The filthy condition of our
streets is due to the unsatisfactory
method of street sweeping, thereby
jeopardizing the health of our citlaens;
Whereas, The honorable city attor
ney has advised this association that
no legal objections exist against tbe
sweeping by hand under the auspices
of this association without expense to
the city, provided the consent or coun
cil for such aotlon la obtained;
Resolved, .That the president of this
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Furniture, Carpets, Hatting and Stoves
fiJHa Bought, Sold and Exchanged
I. T. MARTIN. 331 333 South Spring St.
8 WHOLESALE FUEL NEW FIRM 5
S Back Diamonds (@) 7\\ TT All Kinds by the 5!
X and Wellinfton Ton or Car Lot I
9 Wood ol all varieties constantly on hand. Give as a trial. ?
5 Tel. Main 1699. CLARK BROS., Corner Seventh St. and Santa Fe Track X
C. P. Heinzeiman
Druggist and Chemist
222 N. Main St., Los Angeles
Prescriptions carefully compounded da
FERRY, MOTT & CO.'S
AND PLANING MILL
316 Commercial Street, Los Angeles, Cal.
association is hereby authorized to ap-1
point a committee of five from its mem
bers to obtain said consent from the city
council, and whose duty it shall be to
inquire into the cost of adopting said
method of Btreet sweeping in order to
demonstrate the practicability and ad
visability of having our public streeis
swept by hand.
Resolved, That this committee be In
structed to report at the next meeting of
the board of directors of the Merchants
and Manufacturers' association in detail
the plan to be adopted, the approximate
cost of the experiment, the period of
time in which this new system is to be
tried, the area to be covered, and su<i)
other details as may enable the board
of directors to decide upon a proper
course ln. this matter.
Mayor Snyder condemned the prestvt
system, maintaining that it was Impos
sible to do satisfactory work with ma- j
chines. The present condition of the
streets must do the city's reputation as
a health resort much harm, and the
board of health had condemned it. He
was strongly ln favor of sweeping the
streets by hand.
President Frank referred to the excel
lent example of New York city. Judge
Silent did not think there was as much
difference between hand and machine
sweeping as ordinarily supposed. Im
perfect sprinkling and Insufficient
washing of the streets were responsible
for much of the trouble. He recom
mended that hydrants with two-Inch
hose be placel every 100 or 150 feet apart.
A number of other members spoke in
favor of hand sweeping and the resolu
tions were carried unanimously.
A resolution ln favor of a permanent
exhibit of home products was also
The Albion's Departure
The association, will go down in a body
today to San Pedro to witness the de
parture of the S. S. Albion for Mexican
ports. The Albion will carry represent
atives of local houses bound for this new
field of operations. The Terminal rail
way has placed a special train at the
disposal of the association, leaving at
1:15 p. m.
Lecture by Rev. W. E. Copeland this
evening at 525 West Fifth street. Subject,
"Cycles of Inspiration."
Instructions given on the piano and gui
tar; twelve lessons for %5. Address post
offlce box 25.
Prince Victor Ferdinand of Hohen
lohe, writing from St. Janus Palace, Lon
don, says: "R. M. K. cured the Princess of
The ConnteM af Bouteliler, President
Sisters of Joan of Arc, Paris, France, says:
I"All patients who took R. M. K. returned
to work in three months, and Miss D
was oured of Consumption."
The Grand Opera Stur, Mme. Scalchl,
'Fays: "R. M. K. cured me of Congestion of
the Lungs In two days."
The Exposition of Hygleae, Paris,
France, awarded R. M. K. a Gold Medal Jn
189*. See reports of Dr. Vlllejean, P. F. M..
C. C. of H. D. and D. of V.; Dr. Chautard.
D. S. and E. C. of F. C. T. 8., and Dr. Grif
fiths, F R. S. (Edln), F. C. S.
The Supreme Coart of K. Y. has pro
nounced K. M. K. "Wonderful In Its oura
tive powers and absolutely harmless.
Thousands of Others say that RAD
AM'B MICROBE KILLER has CURED
THEM PERMANENTLY of Microbe Dis
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sumption, Female Complaint, Indigestion,
Kidney and Liver Diseases, Rheumatism,
•kin Diseases, Venereal Diseases, etc. Book
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DR. WONO HIT.
831 South Hope Street, Los Ange
DR. WONO HIM, 8«1
H. Hope Mt, Los Angeles,
Cal.—Dear Sir: In Ins- if «t
lice to you nnd for tho
benetlt ot others. I wish
to make a statement of mmfi w
my case. 1 was afflicted Ya
with ulceration of the W \. I
rectum and hemorrhage JT'~*a __ \#
of the bowels. 1 was H _t
treated by two good doc- M / ,ar
tors.until I lost 32pounds U (~ if
of flesh and became so | J** mr
weak from losb of blood % , Tp*S m
that I was unable to at- \ Jt
tend to business. 1 then Sjfj__L s -«^ B
commenced octo r I n c ■Jjjjjjjjjjk.
with Dr. Won if Him. The
bleeding stopped and I
commenced to improve sssssaaaswa
with the first dose of medioine, and at tbe end of
four months I had regained my lost flesh and
health, and today am well and sound. In Dr.
Wong Hlm's honesty, Integrity and ability to cure
any disease that be says he can cure. I nave un
bounded confidence and faith, and would recom.
mend him to all needing a doctor. Yours trull,
R. B. TAYLOR.
South Riverside, Cal,. Sept. 9,1897.
Cured of Stomach and Liver Troubles by Dr.
Wong nim, of S3l H. Hope St., Los Angeles, Cal.
To the Public—lt gives me great pleasure to say
that Dr. Wong Hint's treatment in ray case hits
hi-en most successful. For years 1 have heen
i ronhled with the kidney and stomach troubles. I
tried various remedies from oiber physlolaus, but
received no permanent help. Dr. Wong Hlm's
treatment has removed all tendency of these trou
bles and seems to he permanent In Its results. I
like Dr. Wong Hlm's Ideas of Herb Treatment,
' cleaning and renovatlugthesystem before building
!It up aa;aln. lam certainly pleased to say that ha
I has done a great deal of good to me, and that I
have found him to be a well-educated man, unas
suming and kind, commanding the respect of all
good people. Very respectfully,
MISS STELLA HUNTER,
Los Angeles, Cal., April 30. 1597, 020 Bellevua Aye.
To provide for Dra p ot) £ yVin r
tncrsaasd businasi " **"*
Have moved to 90S 8. Ollva St., south wast ooraef
Ninth and Olive. Commodious apartments •spe
cially prepared for the comfort and oonv.nl.noe
of patrons. Old frl.nds welcomed, Evary attar*
Uon paid to inquirers. Treatlaa of SJ.iwt words
DR. U WIKfA
Good Business Suits
All-Woo! Pants to order, $3.59
5. R. Kellam, 362 5. B'dway
Los Angeles Vttapathlc Institute
BATHS. MASSAGE and ELECTRICITY ol all
kinds, alio Vacuum and the latest Improved
methods ol constitutional treatment. Filtesa
of the best equipped treating, rooms on the
coast. Inspection Invited, visitors always
welcome. Correspondence solicited. Address
DR. j. A. UARRIMAN,
63i)4 S. Broadway, Hotel Delaware.
Ninety City Lots. .
For Sale at the Fletcher Place
% block from Ninth St. School. Month'
ly Instalment Plan. Choice place for a
home or investment. Don't fail to see
them. E. N. FLETCHER,
Branch office 938 Stanford Aye.
11th St. and Central Avo.
Or Spasmodic Bronchitis ls a Constitutional
Disease and can never be cured to stay cured
by any Inhaling device. The cure must corns
by removing the causes. lam curing eases ol
almost life long standing. Examination Ires.
Dr. Pilkington, rat south mil at.
~. send the —larvslon. French
S\l mm _t9 Romsdy CALTHOB free, and n
r/MftN\ k'Xal guarantee that C»lt>ios will
i STOP dtaehanrM* Emlarioaa,
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