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CITY NEWS
INDEX 07 LOCAL EVENTS
Chronleled on pages 8, 7 and 8
Forecast: cloudy and unsettled;
utheasterly winds.
Six Whlttler boys maks a break
r liberty; only one recaptured. |
Los Angeles administers a whlte
ish to San Diego on the diamond.
A New Tear's sermon by Rev. B.
. R. Tayler; voices from the city
lpits.
Some of those who are willing to
cept the cares of office; general
litical gossip.
School board will reorganize to
jht; a safe majority against Webb
d the erstwhile solid six.
No famine at Dawson, but a scarcity
illuminating fluid; a letter from one
10 has just returned from Skaguay.
EVENTS OF TODAY
Orpheum—Vaudeville.
Burbank—''From Sire to Son."
Los Angeles—Stanford Olee and
tndolln clubs.
City council meets—lo a. m.
Board of Education meets—7.3o
m.
Presbytery meeting, Immanuel
lrch—lo.3o a. m.
Farmers' Institute, Chamber of
mm ere e—lo a. m.
Historical Society meets, 1602 W.
'elf th street—B p. m.
THE WEATHER
MPERATURE—Report of observations
taken at Los Angeles, January 2d. The
barometer is reduoed to sea level.
111.
.to.
taxlmum temperature, 71
[lnlmum temperature, ,51.
orecast for Southern California for
nday: Cloudy and unsettled weather;
itheasterly winds.
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF
lead the Trinidad Rubber company's
tlce on this page.
Joulet champagne. Woollacott, agent,
I North Spring street.
)r. Plnney's lecture on Klondike to
int at T. M. C. A., 25 cents.
:all Tel. Main 248 for ambulance,
egelo & Bresee, Sixth and Broadway.
lObert Sharp & Co., funeral directors,
and 753 S. Spring st. Tel. Main 1029.
Watches cleaned, 76 cents; matu
rings, 60 cents; crystals, 10 cents,
ttob, 214 South Broadway.
Vttend the auction sale this morning
10 a. m. of fine furniture at 612 South
ower street. C. M. Stevens, auctioneer.
sr. Andrew S. Draper, president Hil
ls university, will address the teach
• of Los Angeles this afternoon at 3:80
lock at Normal school auditorium.
The Pioneers of Los Angeles will meet
Caledonia hall, 119Vs South Spring
•Set, Tuesday at 8 p. m. Program:
rniinlscences of the olden times, song
d story.
Ah Han and Ah Muck were arrested
st night for selling lottery tickets, but
sre subsequently released by their
ends, who put up cash ball for their
pearance in court.
Ldams Bros., dentists, 239*4 South
ring street. Plates from $4. Pain
ts extracting, 60 cents. Filling a
eclalty. Hours, 8 to 6; Sundays, 10
12.
Dr. Rebecca Lee Dorsey, Stlmson
ick, first floor, rooms 133, 134, 136.
eclal attention given to obstetrical
see and all diseases ot women and
lldren. Electricity scientifically used,
nsultatton hours. 1 to 5. Tel-1227.
During this week the balance of stock
malhlng at 126 South Spring street,
nslsttng of pictures, frames, easels and
kinds of holiday novelties will be
Id regardless of former prices. Here
an opportunity for rare bargains.
The first issue of the Cltisen, a weekly
jrnal of news and politics edited by
. R. Ream, long connected with the
ily press of this olty, was issued on
turday. The salutatory announces
at the paper will acknowledge no
ulls" or "strings," but will maintain a
:lctly Independent position and give
. the news in a condensed form.
PERSONAL
3. L. Rockwell of Santa Monica Is reg
:ered at the Ramona.
1. Schattman and wife of New Tork
c in the city.
'Col." Albert De Leur la a guest at
s Northern hotel, Chicago.
Mrs. O. W. Chllds and daughter were
Washington on Friday last.
3. M. Truman, a widely known physi
cian of Chicago, arrived here yesterday.
He Is stopping at the Van Nuys.
John E. Fisher of San Diego, who has
irchased the Burbank theater, is at
c Van Nuys. He will take possession
Jay.
X H. Myson, a tourist from Ada, Mich.,
rived here yesterday to remain for a
«r days, when he will depart for the
rth.
E. E. Morgan, W. C. Maxwell, F. C.
irbusler and E. James, four Stanford
ys who are members of the Glee club,
c guestß at the Van Nuys.
W. L. Standish, retired capitalist from
»lcago, is in the city. This is his first
p to the coast and he expresses hlm
lf as well pleased with Los Angeles.
The Rev. Charles W. Wendte waß
ken ill yesterday morning and was
iable to conduct the services at the
lurch of the Unity. Mr. tVendte's
. ness is not serious, it is due to over
>rk, and he will probably be able to be
tout In a few days.
a. G. Thompson, who Is assistant gen
al passenger agent of the Santa Fe
ilroad, with headquarters at Chicago,
In the city. Mr. Thompson was for-
Brly connected with the Santa Fe here
S. W. Hahn and Robert He*n, prom
ent business men from Alleghaney,
mn. r were among yesterday's arrivals
A. W. Witham and wife of Pomona
*nt yesterday visiting friends here.
2. P. Hancock of Riverside was in the
:jr yesterday.
ill prices of wall paper greatly reduced.
A. Eckstrom, 824 South Spring street i
ALL WILLING
c ■
Gubernatorial Possibilities
Hoist Lightning Rods
ALAMEDA COUNTY CANDIDATES
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THE LEAGUE AND THE SCHOOL
BOARD INVESTIGATION
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Democratic Committee Meetings.
Whlttler Reorganization—Politi
cal Gossip
The merry contest that Is on for the
Republican gubernatorial nomination
has so confused the Los Angeles county
contingent of Republican politicians
that they are left completely in the dusk,
with no well defined Idea of what the
outcome will be. It is a known fact
that Los Angeles county has within Its
borders some of the men who are largely
Instrumental In making the Republican
politics of this state. The Los Angeles
county delegation In a Republican state
convention Is always haughty, and Is
ever looked upon by candidates for po
sitions on the ticket, as well as their
friends, with both fear and respect. Here
Is the way one of these leaders sizes up
the gubernatorial situation as it stands
today:
♦ ♦ ♦
"Tou see it is this way. By all the
rules of politics and political fairness
our party should this year give the nom
ination for governor to Alameda county.
In the first place it is the banner Repub
lican county of the state. Then four
years ago we sent the nomination north.
Eight years ago it came south. Now,
this time, by rights, It should go to the
region around the bay.
"But, you see, Alameda county Is cut
out for the reason that she has two
candidates —ex-Mayor George C. Pardee
of Oakland and Hon. William R. Davis.
They are both lighting for the Alameda
county delegation, and no matter which
one gets It, the friends of the defeated
candidate will carry the fight Into the
state convention. So this suicidal war
fare will kill off both Davis and Pardee.
♦. * ♦
"In the north the claim is made that
Attorney General W. P. Fltsgerald Is a
resident of Los Angeles county. Judge
Fltsgerald's friends, on the other hand,
claim that he Is not, and wish him cred
ited to San Franoisco. This being the
case, the friends of other candidates say:
" 'Well, if Fltsgerald is from San
Francisco, let him bring in his home
delegation, and then we will consider his
case."
"But this thing of bringing in the
'Frisco delegation Is not going to be an
easy task, and for various reasons. One
of them Is that W. S. Barnes, the son
of General W. H. L. Barnes, and the
present district attorney of San Fran
cisco, is a candidate for the nomination.
He is a young and successful man, find
has all of the prestige his father and the
old gentleman's Influential associations
can give to him. Barnes, In my judg
ment, will have the major half of the
San Francisco delegation.
"The factional fight in the Republican
party In the city makes It dangerous for
any aspiring politician to be with either
faction, and until you know which fao
tlon is going to win It Is hard to say
what candidate is going to have sup
port from San Francisco.
"For these reasons I do not think that
Judge Fitzgerald's prospects are over
promising. The most positive strength
he has is among personal friends in
Southern California.
♦ ♦ 4
"Senator Thomas Flint of San Benito
Is a dark horse candidate and may loom
up with a considerable following. Secre
tary of State L. H. Brown is also In the
field, but I do not know from what source
he expects to collect many votes In the
convention. Brown served four years as
clerk of the supreme court. He has put
In four years as secretary of state and
now he wants four years as governor.
The wants of some men know no
bounds."
♦ ♦ ♦
The friends of L. J. Rose have thus
early announced the candidacy of that
gentleman for the Democratic nomina
tion for congress. No statement from
Senator Rose has yet been made offi
cially, but his friends state that they
are confident that he would feel highly
complimented to have the nomination.
.♦ ♦ ♦
There is a rumor current in the far
north that Governor Budd will shortly
undertake to reorganize the board of
trustees of the Whlttler school. Just
what will happen no one seems to know,
but the story Is very generally In cir
culation to the effect that some sweep
ing changes are contemplated.
♦ ♦ v
One well known local Republican poli
tician made this sweeping statement yes
terday: "I would be willing to wager
money that not one of the present occu
pants of the Los Angeles county court
house secures a renomlnation. This bet
I would be sure to win." And there were
no takers.
♦ ♦ ♦
Capt. H. L. Osborne returned yester
day from Northern California. Captain
Osborne is still awaiting the Intelligence
that President McKlnley has named
him as United States marshal for the
district of Southern California. His
principal opponent is Col. Thomas Addi
son Lewlß. Marshal Covarrubias' term
does not expire for several months yet,
and In the meantime both gentlemen are
in suspense.
♦ ♦ ♦
"Nathan Cole, the president of the Sil
ver Republican club, was given a good
by luncheon Friday last at the club. A
large number of his friends were pres
ent. Mr. Cole leaves for Chicago for a
month and will return about the Ist of
February.
■f" ♦ ♦
There will be a meeting of the Demo
cratic executive committee at their
headquarters, room 424 Bullard block, on
Saturday, the Bth Inst. This meeting is
called for the purpose ot discussing vari
ous matters connected with the coming
LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 3, JB9B
campaign and the members of this com
mittee are requested to be present.
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Candidates appear to be a little shy
In announcing themselves to an anxious
public. The Republicans are all at sea
over the recent school board perform
ances and the part which the League
for Better City Government has played
In that scandal. They say that the
league has Jeopardized the chances of
the Republican party In the county and
defeated it In the city. No one will dis
pute that the league has done good work
In the school board Investigation and but
for Its active part In the Investigation
little would have been accomplished.
The solid six had already programed tc
cover up the tracks of Its culpable mem
bers ahd shut off all Investigation. The
solid six will be a thorn In the side of
their party and the league may prove to
be Its headsman. It ought to be a great
source of satisfaction to the Democrats
and to the public who are clamoring
for good men and better methods In
politics to hear the universal words of
praise of the Democratic members of
the board. The Democratic party and
the people of this city and county need
more men like Conrey and Davis In office.
♦ ♦ ♦
The chairman of the executive com
mittee of the Democratic party proposes
to call a meeting of the central commit
teemen of the county in a short tlmo,
when full information as to the primary
law will be given and various other Im
portant matters presented.
The presence of ex-Governor Altgeld
In the city has started up considerable
Interest in politics. His recent address
at the Silver Republican club sounded
the key-note of the coming campaign
and outlined a wise plan of action. Mr.
Altgeld Is a man of keen foresight In
political matters, and though he has
visited Los Angeles with a view of Im
proving the health of himself and of his
wife, who is with him, his ripe experi
ence in many a welWfought political
battle ought to be profitably utilized by
our local leaders.
♦ ♦ ♦
The executive committee of the Dem
ocratic party of this county held a meet
ing on the 27th of December last for the
purpose of discussing the new primary
law and taking steps to hold the Demo
cratic primaries under it. The meeting
was well attended and a great deal of
enthusiasm was shown. It was decided
to open the campaign at the earliest
practicable time, and In the meantime
to establish headquarters in charge of
the secretary, L. Herzog, who should
look after the details of the primary law
and furnish Information to the various
committeemen throughout the county.
Headquarters have been established at
room 424 of the Bullard block, where any
Information connected with the pri
maries or the campaign can be obtained.
A VETERAN ARTIST
Celebrates His 75th Birthday at His
Son's Residence
A number of the neighbors and friends
of W. E. Chapin gathered at his resi
dence. No. 418 Park avenue, last evening
to pay their respects to his father, the
venerable John R. Chapin, who cele
brated his 76th birthday anniversary.
Mr. Chapin Is here from his home, Buf
falo, N. V., on a visit to his son. He is
the pioneer In newspaper Illustrating in
this country, his first work being done
when only a boy of 14 for his father's
paper, the National Banner. It had been
Intended to fit him for the career of a
lawyer, but his natural bent for drawing
soon drew him from that field. During
the civil war Mr. Chapin was one of the
best known illustrators and for a por
tion of the time was at the front for
Harper's.
After the exchange of courtesies and a
social chat the guests partook of lunch
eon and spent an hour in looking over
some of the venerable illustrator's orig
inal drawings made on the field' of bat
tle. Although past three score and ten.
Mr. Chapin is still hale and vigorous,
and actively engaged In his chosen pro
fession. He will remain here several
weeks collecting material for future use
and Incidentally enjoying Southern Cal
ifornia climate.
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FREE FIGHT ON A CAR
Drunken Man's Actions Precipitate
a Difficulty
Some rowdieß who had attended the
coursing match at Agricultural park
yesterday afternoon started a free fight
In a Main street car on the way home.
The trouble was caused by a man's try
ing to silence a drunken fellow who per
sisted in loudly using Indecent language
in the car, on which there were some
women. Several blows were exchanged
and the fight threatened to become gen
eral, when the conductor stopped the
car and ejected the belligerents. Later
John Higglns applied at the receiving
hospital to have a cut over his eye sewed
up, which he said he had received in the
fight
Fell From a Car
Miss H. E. Hicks of 738 South Flower
street met with a serious accident yes
terday afternoon while riding on a
Seventh street car. She attempted to
change her position on the outside and
go inside the car, but fell while step
ping around one of the upright posts.
The car was moving at full speed and
Miss Hicks was thrown upon her head.
She was picked up and taken to her
home and a physician called.
Arrested for Battery
T. J. Paul was arrested yesterday on
Franklin street by Officer Clcotte and
charged at the police station with bat
tery. A. R. Perry wUI be the complain
ing witness. He states that Paul came
up behind him and assaulted him yes
terday afternoon. The two men had
previously had some trouble over a
woman.
Was It Insured
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2.—The Isaac
Requa house on Park street, Frultvale,
was entirely destroyed by fire tonight.
It was last occupied by John Church, but
has been vacant a year. It was valued
at $8000. The cause ot the fire is a mys
tery, but it is suspected that some one
was occupying the upper rooms.
Undelivered Telegrams
There are undelivered telegrams at the
Western Union telegraph office for: A. J.
Werden, D. L. Requa, B. T. Richards,
Clarence King, Mr. E. Van Etten, J. 0.
Batchelder. T. P. Reynolds, H. C. Carroll,
Reginald McKenzle.
Archbishop Sarnelli Dead
ROME,' Jan. 2.—Mgr. Sarnelll, arch
bishop of Naples, is dead.
REORGANIZE TONIGHT
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CITY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
A Safe Majority for the Anti-Webb
Faction Believed to Be Assured.
The Probable Vote
Tonight's meeting of the board of edu
cation will be one of the most Important
that that body has ever held. It Is the
annual meeting, at which a new presi
dent is to be chosen, and, therefore, new
committees are to be named. C. J. Ku
bach will also take his seat as the repre
sentative of the Seventh ward. That he
will vote for what he thinks Is right is
a certainty. If his record as to honesty
in business transactions can be taken as
a criterion.
The friends of Webb have repeatedly
stated that at tonight's meeting he
would not take a leading part, would
not present the claims of any of his fa
vorites in the board for the presidency—
In short, would simply attend the meet
ing and vote without comment upon such
matters as may be presented. If he does
this there will be nothing in the proceed
ings to suggest or remind a spectator of
the storm through which the board has
been passing for weeks.
Similar promises were made by Webb's
friends once before, however. Then they
stated that they had his word for their
promises, and at the first opportunity he
broke them by endeavoring to again as
sume control of the board. If he does
this tonight It Is certain that his efforts
will be again defeated, for there is a safe
majority against him.
That majority is composed of President
Mathls and Directors Braly, Conrey, Ku
bach and Davis. There has never been
any doubt as to how Braiy, Conrey and
Davis would vote, for they have been in
the minority ever sinoe the board was
organised. As has beep stated, Kuba,ch
has said that he would vote with the
right side, and has Intimated that he did
not think the "solid six" was the right
one. President Mathis can be depended
upon to vote right, and, with his vote
and that of Kubach, It is 'certain the
board will be reorganized.
Who will be president? That la the
question most frequently heard wher
ever school board matters are under
discussion. Dr. Mathis, it is said, will
not be a candidate for re-election, unless,
In the interests of the board, the office
Is forced upon him. Director Davis has
been mentioned repeatedly as a
presidential probability, and If he wants
the place it Is more than likely that he
can get It. It is possible that Mclnerny,
if he Is able to be present, and Poor, both
of whom have long been identified In the
public mind with the "solid six," will
follow the new majority and will sup
port whatever candidate that side pre
sents.
According to the rules of the board,
the president appoints the committees.
He simply announces the different com
mittee memberships. With a new pres
ident, it Is certain that there will be some
radical changes In the committees, a
complete revision of the old list, but until
the new president Is elected no one can
tell what these changes will be. Even
if Dr. Mathis is re-elected there will be
a number of fchanges.
NO FAMINE AT DAWSON
PLENTY OF BEEF TO BE HAD BY
KLONDIKE MINERS
Harry Ball Writes The Herald as to
the Situation at Alaskan Points.
His Advice to Others
Harry W. Ball, who Is in the service
of one of the transportation companies
engaged in the Alaskan trade, writes in
terestingly to The Herald from Tacoma
under date of Dec. 27 as to what pros
pective Klondlkers may expect by be
ginning their journey to the gold fields
at this season of the year. He says:
"We have Just returned from Alaska
and are preparing to leave tomorrow on
the return trip. Our last trip was light
but this time we will take north between
300 and 600 people, mostly to Dyea or
Skaguay. Those two points are about
as dull as could be Imagined now. Peo
ple who leave here now for those places
stop there, for no one is going through
to Dawson. Of those who participated
In the rush last fall between 2000 and
3000 remain at the two coast towns.
"Travel from points along Puget sound
and British Columbia to Alaska has al
ready commenced and fully 1000 go ev
ery week. They have no prospects but
they expect to be among the first In
when the spring rush over the passes
begins. There is nothing for them to do
and will not be until the Ist of February
or March. My advice to a man who In
tends to go there Is to wait awhile unless
he has plenty of money to spare and
wants to live at such a place as Dyea
or Skaguay. Juneau lost much of her
population to the other two places. Of
them Skaguay is by far the better town.
There are several hundred substantial
houses and three large wharves there
while Dyea has no wharves.
"There will be a rush to Fort Wrangle
in the spring and there is room there for
good business, as that route will be
used by thousands of miners.
"On our last trip south we brought the
last four men to leave Dawson. They
got to the coast after a trip of forty-two'
days. They stated that there was no
danger of famine at Dawson as two or
three droves of cattle had reached there
and from them the miners could secure
a plentiful supply of meat. Dawson,
they satd, contained 5000 or 6000 people,
and Is a well built city. The men said
that the greatest scarcity existed in
coffee, tea, flour and lighting material,
such as candles or oil.
"HARRY W. BALL."
In Walking Distance
A pretty fair 6-room two-story house,
No. 626 Ruth avenue. This place could be
used by two families. The price la {1700,
and you can buy for a small cash pay
ment and 115 a month. It will rent for
that. One cheaper place. Langworthy
Co., No. IN South Spring.
Wall papeijrlate styles, low prices, at
U. A. SfcJutrfn's. 224 Sooth Spring street
THE HERALD'S ANNUAL EDITION
s ,» The annual edition of The Herald appeared yesterday ci
fj • morning. Certain claims were made for that edition. The public ,i,
~ < has had an opportunity to examine the .Number for Itself, and to JL
cj • verify or question those claims. Judging from the size of yester- JL
i- • day's edition and the number of copies sold, the verdict was a
~ ? favorable one. . , J v
•j « The facts and figures relating to the resources and industries Ji,
■I [■ of Southern California and a complete summary at the achieve
.j, ments of the past year together with reliable information concern- 3»
.■, • Ing the counties and cities, their soil, climate and people, there , L
•j « peculiar features and advantages are all presented in yesterday's 3,
J* Herald in concise, intellegible form. This latest information i'L
• cannot be found anywhere else within the covers of a single pub- *%
flication. JF
This being the case this annual edition is preeminently
the thing to send east, north and south to those—and their number cl*
■j. Is legion—who desire information concerning Southern California. ci»
Single copies wrapped ready for mailing can be obtained at X
•1. the business office. Those wishing a number of copies sent may Jj,
.. v leave a list of names, together with a sum to pay for the papers pi*
(A, and for postage: the Herald will do the rest. Mall orders sent in JL
JL from outside will receive prompt and careful attention. J
AT THE THEATER
LOS ANGELES THEATER.—The re
quest performance of "Othello" last
night by Louis James and his company
to a crowded house, furnished such a
treat as has seldom been given on the
boards of this theater. While Mr. James
has been seen here on prior occasions in
the character of the Moor, the satis
faction afforded by his rendition has al
ways been qualified by the evident ex
istence of certain shortcomings which
prevented the performance from being
called a great one.
It is apparent now that Mr. James has
acquired a grasp ot this most difficult
character such as he never possessed
before. In the earlier scenes he Is dig
nified and impressive, and in the great
third act he rises to a height of tragic
passion such as stirs the blood of every
one. Last night he fairly lifted the au
dience off Its feet when he made the
descent upon lago, threatening him
with dire punishment In case he proved
a deceiver, and winding up by flinging
the miserable wretch upon the floor. Half
a dozen curtain calls had to Jje answered
before the people were satisfied. The
power and Intensity displayed in these
and following scenes was a revelation
even to some of the most ardent ad
mirers of the tragedian. That the per
formance was flawless could not be
maintained, but the differences were
mostly textual, and not of too serious a
kind. As a whole, it was decidedly the
very best thing that Mr. James and his
company have done here this season.
The tragedian has no one on the Ameri
can stage to dispute the palm with him
in the great character he portrayed last
night. Mr. James has an exceptionally
fine voice, and used to be fond of playing
upon It, as It were, calling attention to
Its quality and its compass with but
secondary regard to the meaning In
tended to be conveyed. This habit he
appears now to have dropped, and his
work Is thus far more satisfactory and
convincing in cc-sequence. He has
gained, too, In power and in self-control,
thus preserving a polished effect without
losing any of his strength in the more
difficult passages. He certainly saved
himself in the great "Farewell," but he
amply made up for this economy of
energy in the splendid burst which suc
ceeded it.
It Is but fair to say that Mr. James re
ceived the greatest assistance from
Barry Johnstone as lago. Mr. John
stone gave a very telling and effective
portrayal of the character, displaying a
quiet force and reserved strength, to
gether with an intellectual apprehension
of the subtleties of lago's nature that
made his portraiture a very striking
piece of work. It was marred only by
an inconsistent and melodramatic
shouting climax which Mr. Johnstone
persisted In giving on the several occa
sions when he came to a "curtain." Mrs.
Wells was a good Emilia, and Mary
Emerson, who was the Desdemona,
while she seemed to lack experience,
made a satisfactory heroine.
The remainder of the cast was ade
quate to the requirements of the occa
sion.
The entertainment to be given this
evening by the Stanford University Glee,
Mandolin and Specialty clubs, at the
Los Angeles theater, promises to be one
of unusual enjoyment and interest. The
program of the clubs Is varied, and can
not fail to entertain. The songs of the
Glee club are new, and are sung with a
freshness and vivacity only found In
college clubs. The Mandolin club has
attained a mastery of that sensitive In
strument, the mandolin, by long and
thorough practice, and plays with grace
and expression.
In addition to the purely musical fea
tures of the program the specialty work
of the two students who accompany the
clubs, Riley and Dillon,' furnish va
riety as well as humor. Their work is
entirely distinct In character, and each
Is a master of his art. Riley Is a mono
logist of rare talent, while Dillon excels
In impersonations and in dialect work.
The advance sale promises a packed
house.
♦ ♦ ♦
BURBANK THEATER. —Beginning
tonight, the Shaw company will present
Milton Nobles' great melodrama, "From
Sire to Son," for the first half of the
week, and for the latter half, the up-to
date comedy-drama, "A Kentucky
Girl."
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ORPHEUM. —A fine specialty bill will
be given tonight embracing> a number
of new and attractive turns.
Contract for Steamers
NEW YORK, Jan. 2.—The New York
and Cuba Steamship company has just
completed a contract with the' William
Cramp Ship and Engine Building company
ot Philadelphia for five new 5000 tons, six
teen knot, twin screw steamers. The plans
of the proposed ships fully meet the gov
ernment requirements for seoond-class
auxiliary cruisers. One hundred and fifty
first and second and from one hundred to
one hundred and fifty steerage passengers
can be carried. Next to the St. Louis and
St. Paul, these will be the largest mer
chant steamers built In the United States.
A Gridiron Game
VISALIA, Cal., Jan. 2.—The Peerless
football team defeated the Vlsalla club
here this afternoon. Score 10 to o.' The
fame was witnessed by 2090 people.
MINES AND MINERS
THE DEER PARK DISTRICT
Will Add Greatly to Mining: Values
in San Diego County
O. C. Robblns, mining engineer, re
turned recently from a week's visit
spent In Deer Park mining district. Deer
Park Is located about four miles south
of Pine Valley, a little more thn 50 miles
east of San Diego. Mr. Robins reports an
activity amounting almost to excitement
all through the camp. T. P. Kennedy, a
Colorado mining man of experience, who
has been up there a year with his two
sons, has succeeded with their aid In de
veloping a fine property In the Independ
ence mine. He has put down two shafts,
each 70 feet deep, and connected at the
bottom by a tunnel. At the bottom he Is
in a big true Assure vein of ore, running
from $16 to $45 to the ton.
The Noble Brothers, who are the pio
neers of that section, are taking out a lot
of rich ore, and tAU start up their mill
In a few days on some $100 rock. The
Happy Jack mine, adjoining the Free
Coinage, Is owned by Mr. Frost of Chi
cago and Mr. Robblns.
Captain Seybold and Eugene Hawkes
are pushing right along on valuable
properties.
County Clerk Holcomb also has a val
uable mine there, which is being worked
to some extent now.
' Altogether, upward of twenty mines
are now being worked by some sixty or
seventy men In the Deer Park district,
and now that two stamp mills are In op
eration, there will be a great deal more
prospecting than in the past. The pres
ent of Deer Park is very bright, and the
future is even brighter. It will be only
a few months until the bullion output will
attract attention beyond the borders of
this coast.—San Diego Sun.
Santa Barbara's Asbestos Mine
Santa Barbara county, with her beach
gold mines, her cinnabar, her gypsum,
her oil wells and her Immense bitumin
ous rock and asphalt industry is already
one of the foremost mineral-producing
sections of California. Recently a dis
covery has been made which will add
materially to her mineral wealth. A
deposit of fossilized asbestos, undoubt
edly the largest and finest in the United
States, has been unearthed near Lompoc.
The deposit lies on the lands of Arthur
P. Balaam, about two and a half miles
south of Lompoc. Numerous borings
have been made, which Indicate that the
deposit Is from 60 to 100 feet In thickness
and a quarter of a mile In length. It lies
near the surface and can be readily
mined. Thousands of tons are already
exposed.
Already large quantities of the In
fusorial earth are being shipped east.
Balaam Bros, report a weekly shipment
of six carloads. Last week a carload lot
was sent to London.—Santa Barbara
Press.
Sale in the Ibex District
No mines In this section of country
have been more beneficial to the town of
Needles than those situated in the Ibex
district. Last Monday A. F. Judson, the
mining expert of Colton, effected a sale
of the Pioneer group of mines to M. W.
Clay of McElhaney, Mo., and D. T. Jack
son of Kansas City. These two gentle
men are connected with railroad and
various corporation interests, and repre
sent millions of money. They will pro
ceed at once to Kansas City, where, after
conferring with their partners, they will
put in machinery and proceed to work
the mines for all they are worth. The
group of mines sold consist of the Pio
neer, the Jackrabblt, the Jim Crow, the
Bijou, the Crown and the Golden Dream,
which also carry with them the right and
title to the Pioneer mill site. These
mines were owned by Frank P. Sebum
and Fred Shafer, who realised the
handsome sum of $50,000 for them.
A Remarkable Showing
The Le Rol company made payments
of $21,000 Monday on Its new smelter at
Northport. Construction of the smelter
was begun In August last. Since then
the Le Rol has paid $200,000 in dividends,
built a $100,000 smelter, and expended
about $16,000 in permanent Improve
ments at the mine.
Little Butte Starts TJp •
The Little Butte has started up, after
making many Improvements, and is now
running three shifts, and the big engine
is running about twenty-three hours and
sixty minutes a day. Things look and
sound decidedly lively over Gold Hill.—
Randsburg Miner.
Caught in the Ice
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Jan. 2.—While en
tering the harbor at 9 oclock this morn
ing the steamer City of Duluth of the
Graham & Norton Transportation line
was shoved on a bar 700 feet out from the
piers by the mass ot floating Ice and Is
now fast amidships. Tugs have been
working all day to release her, but the big
sea which is running has compelled them
to abandon their efforts. She Is loaded
with glucose from Chicago, and is In an
extremely dangerous position. Some of
her crew have come ashore.
Stratton's Successor
PHOENIX. Arls.. Jan. 2.—The vacancy
occasioned by the resignation of E. O.
Stratum as chairman of the live stock
sanitary board has been filled by the elec-'
tlon of Member Will C. Barnes. Mr.
Stratton remains a member of the board.
Physical Manhood
Young man, are you the man you ought
to be at your age? Are you sure you have
not wasted any of the vital energy given
you by nature? If you know that you pos«
sees all the physical, mental and vital
strength that you ought to have you may
rejoice, for you are a king among men, and
all nature rejoices with you; everyone ad
mires a strong man. And yet you may
have reason to regret your past. You may
be weak, despondent. If so, Dr. Sanden'S
Electric Belt will restore your power and
manhood. It has made thousands happy.
THREE CLASSES OF MEN Is worth
thousands of dollars to any weak man. It
can be had at the office or by mall free.
DR. A. T. SANDBN
B04)4 South Broadway, cor. Second St.,
Eos Angeles.
Office hours—B to 6; Evenings, 7to 8; Sun«
days, it) to 1.
SPECIAL NOTICE—Dr. Sanflen'e of
fice Is upstairs; his Belts cannot be bought
In drug stores.
we win be Open TBjjff>
Selling; as usual the best
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On earth for either
Ladies or Gentlemen •«
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The largest, most varied and most complete
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Head Offices, Los Angeles, Cal.
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JRJNIDAD RUBBER QOMPANY
Capital Stock, {100,000 Shares, $100 Each
THE ATTENTION of Investors Is directed to
tho proposed work of this corporation in
the production of the India Rubber of
commerce. Its books are now open to the
public for subscriptions to stock. Among the
resident stockholders and incorporators may
be mentioned the names of A. Haas, H. W,
O'Melveny, Wm. H. Allen, Jr., J. T. aartorl, M.
H. Newmurk, Mauiice S. Hellman, O. F. Brant,
Wm J Brodrlck, Albert U. Jones, J. C. Harvey
and others. The company solicits an investi
gation of Its purposes, believing it will demon
strate a profitable return to investors.
Apply to J. C. Harvey for prospectus and
detailed Information, Koom 10, Title Insurance
and Trust Co. Bldg.. cor. Franklin and New
High streets, Los Angeles, Cal. .
® $1000 will be paid to anyone who can a
« prove that any substitutes for malt or «
& hops are used In the manufacture of <•>
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