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CONFLICTING STORIES
WHAT BEFELL D. B. YANTISS
AND HIS BLUFF
BROOKS SHOT THE COFFEEPOT
An Irate Texan Who Did Not Keep a
Civil Tongue and Was Called
Down With a Shotgun
Edward Brooks, a young farm hand, was
discharged from custody yesterday by Jus
tice Downing at San Pedro after a pre
liminary examination on the charge of as
sault with the Intent to commit murder.
The court room was filled with farmers
of the typical Texas kind, with big bunches
of whiskers on their chins
Th complaining witness, Destos B. Tan
tlss, was one of that kind. He is also
a ranch hand working in the Willows dis
trict, near Wilmington. He testified that
last Sunday morning he was preparing
breakfast in a little cabin at the place
where he works when a dog entered the
place. He said to the dog: "You damn fool,
get out!" and kicked him out. He says that
Brooks, who was in the next field, over
heard him, and called out: "You call me a
damn fool, you ?" Mr. Yantiss
'lowed that no one could call him that,
and he made for the other man to make
him take it back. "He wasn't sure that he
could lick Brooks; maybe Brooks could lick
him; but he was a-going to make him
take that there back." Brooks told him
two or three times to stop, but Yantiss
kept on, and then the defendant, who had
a shotgun, threatened to fire, and did so
when the other was only fifteen feet away.
Then Brooks turned and ran, but not be
fore Yantiss had offered to go to his cabin
and get a Winchester if Brooks was "sot
on shootin'."
Deputy District Attorney James asked
the witness if the shot from the gun had
hit him. He said no, but that it had struck
the cabin wall, hit the coffee pot that was
on the stove, letting the coffee flow into
the fire, and that it had also perforated
some towels.
Toung Brooks took the stand ln his own
behalf and told another story—the one
which was believed. He said that his em
ployer had set him on watch in the field
where he was on Sunday morning to gather
eggs laid by truant hens, and see to It that
the gang at the cabin didn't get away with
them, as they were accused of being in
the habit of doing. Destos B. Yantiss saw
him there and inquired what he was doiny.
snd he replied that he was gathering eggs.
He was on his own ground, but Yantiss
nevertheless ordered him away, calling him
a at the same time. The Texan
started for him. Brooks warned him sev
eral times to come no nearer, but as he
kept advancing he discharged the shot
gun over the fellow's head to scare him
and ran away.
SAT ON THE PLATFORM
Holloway Wants Big Damages for a
Foot and a Big Toe
The suit of George Holloway against
the Pasadena and Pacific Railway com
pany for $50,345 damages- Is on trial in De
partment four of the superior court before
Judge Van Dyke and a jury.
Holloway on the 25th of November
boarded car C.I of the company at Pasa
dena on his way to Santa Monica with an
excursion, after having purchased a re
turn ticket. Owing to its crowded con
dition upon the home trip, he says, he
was obliged to sit on the floor with his
feet on the outside step. Near Rosedale
cemetery, while upon a curve, he was
thrown off the car by a jerk in such an un
fortunate manner that the wheels of the
car passed over both his feet. One of
them had to be amputated and the big toe
of the other foot suffered similar treat
ment. The plaintiff had to pay $250formefl
ical attendance and Jf's for a nurse. For the
injuries received he demanded $50,000.
The Pasadena and Pacific Railway com
pany, on the other hand, claims that a
special car had been provided for the
Pasadena excursionists, which was to
leave at a stated time, but that Holloway
was impatient to get away a little sooner,
and preferred to be uncomfortable ln a
crowded car. Instead of awaiting the de
parture of the other one, in which there
was ample room. The defendant further
alleges that be h3d secured a seat in car
00. but gave It up to another passenger
for the purpose of taking a seat on the
floor, and that if be had used his hands
and his feet while so seated he would not
have fallen off.
Wltnesses for the plaintiff testified ns to
what they saw of the accident, which
Fpems to have been the result of a jolt
while the car was running very fast.
Damages Asked for a Collision
Miss Mary F. Marshal] yesterday brough'
luit against Oscar F. Kiefer, a wholesale
liquor dealer, for $(1570. Tho plaintiff a -
leges that on May 17, 1896, Kiefer drove
his horse, while going at a high rate of
speed on Figueroa street, Into the buggy
In which she was ridtr.g, the result being
that her horse ran away. The animal fell
and kicked Miss Marshal in the knee, and
her buggy was wrecked. As a result of the
injury to her knee the plaintiff says that
she has be-icome permanently lame. Hr-r
expenses for medical attendance were $150:
she has lost seven months' salary, at $60.
by being incapacitated from work, and she
claims $6000 damages bes'des.
Incriminating Evidence
The preliminary examination of Frar.
cisca Meler.drez and Smith McDonald was
begun in Justice Young's' court room yes
terday, on the charge of having ha:b >reJ
C. W. Filkins, the burglar, after he had
eacapedi from custody. Mrs. S I.oer, the
Awarded
Highest Honors—World's Fair,
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
DR.
CREAM
A Pure Orape Cream of Tartar Powder.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD,
landlady of the Wilmington house, whem
the defendants lived, testified that Fllklns
had occupied Franclsca's* room with her
on his return. Conversations between the
prisoners aind' officers In the sheriff's ofBc?.
before and after their arrest, of an in
criminating nature were testified to by
Sheriff Burr and Under Sheriff Clement,
and the case was adjourned until today.
Another Burglar Convicted
C. H. Ansert was tried yesterday In De
partment one of the superior court on the
charge of having ourgiarized tl c ware
house of Louis Didter en January 13th, at
La Puente. Four sacks of wheat and
twelve sacks of barley were taken. The
stolen grain was bought from the defend
ant by A Reinhart, a general merchant
at Norwalk, to whom he had sold sacks of
wheat and barley on previous occasions,
saying at those times that he had lots
of it at Puente. The jury found Ansert
guilty of burglary in the first degree.
Sentence will be imposed on Monday.
Cruel All the Time
Margaret H. McGuire, after twenty-six
years of marriage with Hugh T. McGuire,
obtained a divorce from him sterday in
Department three of the superior court
on the ground of extreme cruel' y. He had
subjected her, according to the testimony
introduced, to ill usage ever since they
married. Mrs. McGuire was also granted
the custody of the minor children.
Forest's Habeas Corpus
Dr. W. E. Forrest, the alleged absconder
from New York, wasup before Judge Shaw
yesterday morning or. l another writ of
habeas corpus, but his attorneys concluded
to dismiss the petition before it came to
a hearing, because the agent of the state
of New York, Sergeant Price, has arrived
with the proper requisition idprrs, duly
honored by Governor Budd.
The Evidence Is Closed
Evidence closed In the trial of the suit
of the city of Los Angeles aga ! n?t tr.e Crys
tal Springs Land and Water company and
the Los Angeles Water company yesterday
noon. The arguments will comnicn?e on
May 31st. Every one who has, been con
nected with the case will in the ne*l shile
take a cure for water n the brain
Xatzenstein Is Broke
George B. Katzenstein, jr., filed a peti
tion In Insolvency ycsteiday. He owes
1753.40. mostly for money bo-rowed in San
Francisco, Sacramento and this city on un
secured notes. He has no assets al all,
except his clothes, which are exempt, and
theso he places at the modest figure of $25.
Caught by a Belt
Thomas Brady was employed as a la
borer n the factory of the Los Alamitos
Sugar company last year. On the Ist ef
November i'ast he got caught by a belt
while attending to part of the machinery
and pretty well used up. He has now com
menced a suit for $50,000 damages.
Insolvent Grocers
Culp & Miller, grocers at Santa Monica,
have gone into insolvency, their liabilities
aggregating $8536.78, The assets, consist
ing of stock, fixtures and book accounts,
are valued at $3055.
Ben Gets a Divorce
Ben Honor., an ancient negro, was grant
ed a divorce from his wife Eila yceteraay
by Judge Shaw, on the ground of desertion.
Court Notes
Matilda Davis, a. colored girl, was com
mitted to Highland yesterday by Judge
Shaw.
The case of Newton vs, Wilgus, in the
circuit court yesterday, was argued' and
submitted.
Herbert G. Young, who was on t-ial for
smuggling fifteen Chines 3 into the country,
was discharged for lack of evidence.
WANT OUR QUEEN
The Texans Have Heard of the Fame
of La Fiesta
The following letter received at the
Fiesta headquarters will be of Interest to
all citizens of Los Angeles, and especially
to the young ladies:
WACO, Tex.. March 20,1595.
Mr. W. M. Garland. President of the
Fiesta Association, Los Angeles. Cal.
Dear Sir: The Wako Karnival Klub
presents to you most friendly greeting
and extends a most cordial invitation to
you and the members of your associa
tion to attend our annual May Queen
Carnival. May 11th, 12th and 13th. We
are advised that the only thing on earth
that approximates the Waco May Queen
carnival is your annual Fiesta. We ask
that you elect and send to Waco a May
Queen from among your many beau
tiful ladies. If you desire fuller infor
mation in regard to this carnival, the
fame of which has become world-wide,
arid renowned as the greatest assem
bling together of more queenly beauties
than any other place on earth, we would
be pleased to serve you.
Could you advise us where we could
find the Chinese serpent which appeared
in Los Angeles a few years ago?
Thanking you In advance for the
pleasure of entertaining your queen
upon the occasion above referred to,
and with the highest consideration, wo
are very truly yours,
(Signed.) J. W. RIGGINS,
President.
The Fiesta street decorating committee
met at the chamber of commerce yester-
day and decided to have erected twenty
live illuminated arches similar to those
erected last year In the business section,
anel have asked Tor bids. No bids have yet
been received by the committee for side
walk decorations. Parties contemplating
taking up this feature will do well to con
fer with the committee immediately.
Marriage Licenses
J. Howard Siocum, aged 25, a native of
Pennsylvania, and Laura Candille, aged
23, a native of rFance, both residents of this
city.
William A. Twitchell, aged 77, a native
of Maine and resident of Santa Monica,
and A. M. L. Coyvant, aged 45, a native of
Ohio and resident of this city.
Mado P. Sorenson. aged 31, a native of
Denmark, and Pearl Easman, aged 37, a
native of Ohio, both residents of this city.
George M. Swain, aged 21, a native of
California, and Lona A. Williams, age.i
20, a native of Pennsylvania, bffth resi
dents of this city.
Nicolas rtouff. aged 36. and Mrs. M. C.
Rennebeck, aged 36, both natives of Ger
many and residents of ColegTOVe.
Gustave C. Lammers, aged 36, a native
of Germany, and Nettle Hall, aged 34. a
native of Canada, both residents of this
city.
Fred P. Hewitt, aged 29. a native of
California, and Mattie Biilmeyer, aged 21.
a native of Colorado, both residents of this
city.
Catalina, Via Terminal Railway
Sunday excursion April lid, rate 12.80
round trip. Catalina Flyer leaves 8:45 a. m.
Dlrecl to steamer pier. Patrons of the Ter
minal positively have first choice of steam
er accommodations. Four hours at Cata
lina, returning same day.
All prices of wall paper greatly reduced
A. A. Eckstrom, 324 South Spring street
LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 31, 1898
AN EXCITED CROWD
EAGER READERS SURROUND THE
HERALD BULLETINS
Policemen Necessary to Keep the Side
walk Clear for Pedestrians—The
War Feeling Intense
The bulletin service of The Herald was
resumed again early yesterday morning,
and thousands of men, women and children
learned the very latest news from Wash
ington and Madrid as fast as it came in
over the wires throughout the day, by
means of the bulletins posted in the win
dows of The Herald office on Broadway
and at the many branch offices throughout
Los Angeles.
The excitement of the multitude that
crowded Broadway, wailing eagerly for
the latest news reached a fever heat at a
few minutes after 9 o'clock, when The Her
ald extra made Its appearance with the full
Associated Press dispatches up to that
hour as well as many special telegrams
and cahle messages bearing on the war
situation.
There was a wild rush for the edition.
Without giving up their places ln the front
ranks of the excited crowd, that surged to
and fro, men and women eagerly bought
the first copies of the extra and stood read
ing aloud the dispatches to their less for
tunate neighbors in the throng.
When it became known that Spain had
not yet consented to an armistice in Cuba,
and that she would not allow the Ameri
cans to continue to feed the starving Cu
bans, there arose a prolonged murmur of
disapproval of the course pursued by the
present administration. All were loud In
their denunciation of Spanish cruelty.
Many argued that war should be declared
against Spain at once. Some of the crowd
In their arguments still supported the
policy pursued by President McKinley, but
the majority throughout the day showed
a very marked disapproval of his policy of
temporizing.
Up and down the principal thoroughfares,
where The Herald extras were sold, little
knots of excited men gathered on the street
corners to discuss the situation. Every
thing, even the important details of busi
ness, was neglected and forgotten, while
merchants, bankers, clerks, office attend
ants, laborers, mechanics, cab drivers and
tourists read the dispatches and discus
sed the probability of war with Spain.
Many were the complimentary remarks
on the enterprise of The Herald in being
lirst to make known the important news of
the day by means of Its bulletins and tbe
9 o'clock extra. There was no lack of
patriotism to be seen in the eager faces
or to be heard in the conversation of the
street corner crowds. About noon the crush
In front of The Herald office had grown to
an alarming extent, threatening to block
up that portion of Broadway. Notices
were posted in the windows informing the
turbulent mass of humanity that the police
department requested that the people w*ho
gathered to read the bulletins should not
obstruct the pavement. Officer C'onely,
whose beat is on Broadway, was then in
structed from police headquarters to keep
the passageway and pavement clear, and
not allow the crowd to delay or prevent the
traffic along that portion of Broadway.
CHARTER CONFERENCE
Commercial Bodies to Select Framers
of the Measure
A committee from the Merchants and
Manufacturers' association waited upon
the board of directors of the chamber of
commerce at yesterday's meeting and pre
sented a plan for selecting representatives
from each organization to form a com
mittee for the purpose of framing a new
city charter. They requested a meeting
of the two boards to jointly discuss the
proper mode of procedure. On motion, the
request was granted, the date to be ar
ranged to satisfy the convenience of both
organizations.
Director Newmark. chairman of the com
mittee on railways and transportation, re
ported that the proposition of inducing
Soutii American steamship lines to stop at
this port on their way to San Francisco
could not be carried out, as It was Im
possible to offer the Inducements the
steamship companies would require.
The secretary reported that the collec
tions far defraying the expenses of the
Omaha exposition were very satisfactory,
and that GO per cent of the total amount
subscribed would soon be in the treasury.
Romulo Pico has added to the relic de
partment a copper cannonball found at the
old fort in San Diego; also a stone cannon
bail found seventy feet under ground at
the same fort, and a cannonball fired from
an American vessel into Ouaymas, Mexico.
Tie also exhibits a flat iron 140 years old
and a powder horn from old Mexico.
The chamber of commerce of Santa Ana
adds to the Orange county table an ex
hibit of seedling oranges and an asson
ment of seeds, grain and peanuts.
The Los Alamitos Sugar company makes
an exhibit of granulated sugar.
A. S. Auchincloss of Redlands displays a
cluster of grape fruit.
The Mount Lowe and Catalina people will
construct a revolving album for the pur
pose of exhlbltng photographs of their re
sorts at the Omaha exposition.
A. P. Griffith of Azusa and A. C. Thomp
son of Duarte will make a display of sev
eral varieties of oranges at the exposition.
ALASKA TRADE
A Proposition to Bring a Portion of It
to This Oity
A proposition has been submitted to the
Merchants and Manufacturers' association
by Johnson, Carvell & Co. of this city that
will be of great Importance to Los Angeles
and make this city in the near future an
outfitting point to Alaska. This firm is the
agent for the Johnson-Locke Mercantile
company of San Francisco, and the latter
has made arrangements for the running of
a line of steamships between San Fran
cisco and St. Michaels, transferring freight
and passengers there to a fleet of Yukon
river steamers, carrying the freight and
passengers direct to Dawson City. These
steamers are well equipped with all neces
sary conveniences for the accommodation
of 000 to 800 passengers and have a capacity
of 3500 tons of freight each.
If sufficient support to the promoters be
given, the steamers will run direct from
Redondo to St. Michaels and Dawson City,
anil the same rates as to passengers ami
freight will be given as are now charged
from San Francisco or Puget sound points.
It is estimated that a large number of
people will go to Alaska from Southern
California, Arizona and as far east as
Southern Colorado, and it would be more
advantageous to those gold hunters to
equip and outfit in Los Angeles and travel
direct from here to Dawson City than go
to San Francisco or to I'uget sound points,
points.
It is calculated that in this manner at
The lore! le Urn Mfhest grade beata* pewd
aaawa. Actaal teats show It ffsae aaa
talrd farther tfcss aay ether braes.
POWDER
Absolutely Pure
BOY At BAKING POWDER CO., jjtg YOWK.
least 500 prospectors could be Induced to
outfit in this city, and ns each will require
supplies to the value of $400, the arrange
ment proposed will bring at least $200,000 ln
circulation among tho merchants here.
The Merchants and Manufacturers' asso
ciation, realizing the importance of the
movement, yesterday appointed a commit
tee to take the matter in hand and prepare
plans by which intending gold hunters can
be Induced to start from this city.
FELL SEVENTY-FIVE FEET
An Eleven-Yenr-Old Oirl Drops Down
a Well
A serious accident occurred to the littie
11-year-old daughter of Peter Hanson Mon
day night, which nearly cost the Ohild
her life. Hanson, who resides on Warren
street, between Eighth and Ninth streets,
sent the littie girl out Into the yard about
S oeiock In the evening to get a bucket of
water from their well. As a general rule
the well is left covered until after the
children have gone to bed, but on this occa
sion the boards had been accidentally left
oft the top. and the child stepped Into the
hole, which is fully sixty-five feet deep.
In falling she struck her shoulders and
head against some projecting timber, and
the right upper rib was driven four inches
through the back. Her father had seen
her fall, however, aud climbed down the
ladder which runs inside the casing, only
just In time to save the girl from drowning
in the five feet of water which the well con
tained at the time. She will recover In time,
but will be confined to her bed for weeks.
From the construction of the well it ap
peared to be a miraculous escape from
dieath. since had she struck head lirst on
any one of the various timber braces she
would undoubtedly have been killed.
WILL GO EAST
Dr. Forest Will Be Taken to New York
Tomorrow
Dr. W. E. Forest goes to New York to be
examined on the charge of grand lar
ceny. His attorneys yesterday decided
not to fight the matter further when the
habeas corpus was denied by Judge Van
Dyke. The original complaint charging
Dr. Forest with being a fugitive from jus
tice was dismissed in Justice Morrison's
court yesterday on motion of District At
torney Chambers, as thte charge had been
made merely for thfijiuroose of holding the
defendant until the arrival of the New-
York officer. Detective Sergeant Price
does not intend leaving for the east unfll
tomorrow, with Dr. Forest.
Dr. Forest said last night that he had
prepared a statement for publication, but
on the advice of his attorneys had decided
not to make It public. He had nothing
further to add regarding the charge against
him except to say that he had ln writing
what would prove his innocence in his
transaction with Freeman and McElwee,
and on his arrival in the east would de
mand an immediate trial. Dr. Forest said
that the principal reason why he had been
averse to going east was because it would
interfere with Ids business.
DANGEROUS STREET CROSSING
An Accident Which Nearly Entailed
Fatal Results
Owing to the condition of the street In
tersection at Ninth and Alameda streets,
Mrs. L. Bush of 111 F.ast Pico street Irad a
narrow escape from being killed last night.
As Mrs. Bush and her husband and two
friends by the name of Hart were driving
along East Ninth street the wogon struck
a deep gutter running right across the road
at Alameda street. The sudden cup and
concussion with the sides of the excava
tion, which is fully fourteen Inches deep
and lined with rock, caused the wagon to
hound into the air, throwing Mr. Hart and
his wife on to the wagon tongue and Mrs.
Bush entirely out of the vehicle on to the
groundk the wheels passing over her body.
She has not been In good heaith for some
days, and the shock acted very seriously
on her nervous system. She was picked up
and carried into S. N. Bell's residence, at
10' JO East Ninth street, and a doctor was
soon in attendance. The extent of her In
juries, which are internal, Is not known
yet, but it is probable that the accident
will necessitate her laying up for several
days. This crossing is said to have been
the cause of four accidents In the last ten
days.
THE POLICE COURT
What Was Done With Petty Offenders
Yesterday
Frank Summerfield, alias Atwood, was
held to answer in the sum of $1500 for bur
glary by Justice Morrison yesterday. Sum
merfltld is accused of having entered a
Toom in a Main street lodging house and
stolen some clothes.
Mollie Jackson pleaded guilty to steal
ing a quantity of bedclothes from a lodg
ing house on East F#.st street. Justice
Owens fined her $30 or thirty days. Th
charge was changed from burglary to petty
larceny.
John Eaves, the lovesick watchmaker of
Tucson, was turned loose by Justice Morri
son yesterday. Eaves was charged with
threats to kill, but his former sweetheart,
who had thrown him down, decided not to
"rub It in" by prosecuting him for threat
ening to shoot her.
T. L. Lewis was fined $1 yesterday by
Justice Owens for having violated the li
cense ordinance, which was paid.
N. B. Norfolk was fined $2 yesterday by
Justice Owens for having violated 1 the bi
cycle ordinance.
Simpson Auditorum
The audience that will greet F. Marion
Crawford on Friday and Saturday evenings
of this week at Simpson's auditorium will
be large and enthusiastic ones. Mr. Craw
ford is a talented and a versatile talker,
and is thoroughly in touch with his subject.
On Friday evening he will deliver his re
markable lecture on "Pope Leo XIII.; His
Life and Character, and His Influence
Upon Civilization." It is a most in
structive and delightful discourse, and, in
' A Would you know where to buy materials cheaply and
II Trim Your Own Hat
1
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r| now, and never before have exquisite and popular styles been marked at
such purse-pleasing prices. These items simply hint at what our Untrim
-1 mcd Millinery Department affords. i# ' & **
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I * . While we mention only a few kinds
\v Enough different styles to fill this KtlflflKß V et stork can supply every kin
I whole space with their description. We wn»|nw that Is proper to use for trimming.
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±J these are taken from the assortment Short Back Straw Sailors In all tne B | a ,, k Bpaatfed Wings, pair, 76c an
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\*\ Narrow Ribbons In Plaids and Baya- H? WAi? fX5° V * Ylc ™ nek Spangled Quills, pair.sl.2s tos2 71
dere stripes for children's hats. *' t os Angeles today. 111 Ornaments and Buckles, 26c upwards
UHc to 20c; there are very Flowers
:1N metty <»»■ at ' Straw Poke Shapes In fancy colors and Flower p rk .,. s ranKe uke thlß . Th
\J Wide Gauze Ribbons mi all col- | m combinations; not an exagger- tm g ran dest assortment of medium grade
W ors. new weave, used so much ated style, but Just right; If C we have ever shown
|gl ,llis ,eMon ' at today at Bunches of Violets, 5c to 60c.
r W Taffeta Ribbons ln all the cor- -»rv Roses with foliage, 10c to $5.00.
rect solid colors, the two proper A\)C 1 l,ko »- Walking Hats, etc., even new H ose foliage, 10c to $2.50.
|Vf> widths, at and popular shape in straw and braid, Corn Klowcrs bunches. 25c to $2.00.
!l\ Plaid Grenadine Ribbons, per- ■} - evejy new J»4ttW«f eotor. j-rt Clovers, all proper colors, 26 cto 11.00
f feet beauties and as dainty as ASC f qual to any 7oc values about imnches of Daisies, 10c to $1.50.
\±4 heart could wish, at ,own Cnrnatlons. 10c to $1.00.
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f ? LaWII HatS. #1.00 variety of shapes and styles of straw, BunoMS 01 Lilacs, K6C to $2.50.
i> t every color that might be wished; there Ladles' Nockweai"
*w Children's White Lawn Hats have a may De better hats in town at r/\ Tl „ rpU | Ps t we have seen anywher
R very generous showing in our L lputian 75c , y but we doubt U ; we sell f)\\Q £ 0WB pr ,Hw o Sntrtrtlng colo?s^£
f Department. i,SS? them £or ln. brocaded or Bayadere silks and Jev
. j $1.50 value about town; excellent qua!- ,', ptt ■>~„., The swellest of TTo
*X ity of lawn, fancy shirred crown and Fancy Rough Straw Shapes In plain flj" striking Equal k m
0L corded brim, elaborately trimmed with colors and mixtures. The colors of these \" = s ' 5 ' V-,'. , lm ? Sue vilues 7
\ embroidery and lace edged ruffles, gen- nro all that can be desired and they are IS nny 6M ana we fuss,
erous ties and exquisitely made, $1.00. n s ht weight; the most stylish mm '"
TT hat It is possible to find /uC LaCeS, 7 1-3G
Children's Sombreros nt w p«w» k' l into tins special lot tor t
' . ~ , . . . „ „. day. Most of them contain the fu
lAw What n demand there Is for these. Sell- A variety of higher priced Fancy Straw n „ m her of yards, but some are on
A ing rapldlv every day. They are genu- Shapes; too numerous to even name; about half pieces. Probably enough •
r \ Ine Mexican made Sombreros, and the everything that is new and *J P/v i ast the day out, but for best choosin
straw Is of that soft-finished, non- pretty; prices range trom $O»0\j come early. Valenciennes, Torcho
' breakable kind so much appreciated by $ 10 * to Normandy and White Wash Laces :
1 Jr\ those who pay for the hats. Velvet and _„ . ~ „. ... the narrow widths, but of qualities ye
I J Silver trimmed at 75c; Silver trimmed " lre fames, 16c. 2oc and 3ac. usually find priced at 10c and 12K
!5 gW*' AHAMBURGERS&ONS £• n
X 1 tment) IMi THE GREATER PEOPLE S STORE KJkSitc**
j W 1*
its social bearing, one of the most import
ant utterances that has been heard from
the platform in many a day. Mr. Craw
ford's delivery, backed by manliness of
character, deep sincerity of feeling and In
trinsic dignity and earnestness of mind. Is
easy, graceful and colloquall and steadily
effective, and his wonderful insight into
Italian life, past and present, makes a
story to be heartily enjoyed and admired.
It comprises a clear and comprehensive
portrayal of the state of European politics
after the fall of Napoleon, and later at the
time of Leo's accession. It deftly con
trasts the characters of Pius IX
and Leo. It depicts the life of the
Vatican, and it delineates the personality
of the pope with extraordinary felicity
alike of truth and art.
On Saturday evening the subject will be
"Italian Home Life ln the Middle Ages."
California at the Capital
WASHINGTON, March 28.—Upon the re
quest of the commissioners of the soldiers'
homt-s in this city, the quartermaster's de
partment has been ordered to furnish Chas.
C. Hart, '.ate private, battery L, of the
Third artillery, transportation from Los
Angeles to Washington.
Private John Fisher of company B. First
infantry, has been transferred from the
First infantry to troop B, Fourth cavalry,
at Presidio.
California pensions have been granted as
follows:
Original—David Hutchinson of Madera,
$6; Edward W. Hackett of Squaw valley,
til'; Frank Jessen of Stockton, |8; Kasper
Ellenherger of San Francisco, 86.
Widow—Louisa H. Teaman of Pacific
Grove, 88.
Carrie M. Ledbetter was today appoint
ed postmaster at Dunlap, Fresno county,
Cal., vice Sophia E. Wilson, resigned.
George E. Cryer, Lemuel O'Hammond
and Chauncey A. Wise have been appoint
ed regular carriers, and Archer W. Huff
man substitute at Redlands, Cal., where
free delivery service Is to be established
April Ist.
Sic Semper Tyrannis
New York's anti-cartoon bill Is dead. A
cartoon is really a joke, and those who
wanted to sit down on It so heavily evident
ly felt the point.—Philadelphia Times.
State Loan and Trust Company
Of Los Angeles. Capital paid up, $SOO,OOO,
A general banking business transacted.
Interest paid on savings deposits. Safe
deposit boxes for rent.
Trunks, Bags, Leather Goods
J. C. Cunningham, manufacturer, dealer;
repairing a specialty. 222 South Main. Tel
ephone M 818.
Latest styles wall paper at A. A. Eck-
Strom's, 824 South Spring street.
JOTTINGS
Our Home Brew
Maler & Zobeleln's lager, fresh from their
brewery, on draught ln all the principal
saloons; delivered promptly in bottles or
kegs. Office and brewery, 440 Allso street;
telephone >L
Hawley, Kins; & Co., cor. Fifth st. and
Broadway, agents genuine Columbus Bug
gy company buggies and Victor bicycles.
Largest variety Concord business wagons
and top delivery wagons. Hawley, King
& Co.
Everything on wheels. Hawley, King et
Co., corner Fifth street and Broadway.
Agents Victor, Keating,World and March
lcycles. Hawley. King & Co.
DEATHS
AVERILL—-In this city, March 30, 1898,
Mary Gilday, beloved wife of S. H.
Averill, a native of Los Angeles, aged
32 years.
Funeral from her late residence, 1(119
Union avenue, Friday, April Ist, at 10 a, m.
Friends invited to attend. Interment at
Rosedale cemetery.
MEN ONLY
Diseased or Weak
wMk Consult
I§g Dr. White
Private Dispensary
188 N. Main St.
LOS ANGELES
& \w Established IBM
I Stylish Creations
I $2,50 and U|
2J W A*. We have set out to do tr
2g N flSr Trimmed Hat business of tt
3» i»v * own season ' anc * a ' rea d
*S >• 1 tlie crow d is leaded our waj
Instead of trying to see ho
mucn P ron * a Hat Woll ld stan
3JJ we have tried to see how muc
5 r jtrlPr style we could give for alo
U» price. We employ trimrrers ;
X) high salaries to do the worl
1,1 lact we f ay more an m 0:
places pay that charge $20 ft
" Hats, and there is no reason i
the world why we can't gi\
you just as stylish a Hat from $2.50 to $10.00 as you pa
Pj double for elsewhere.
Dr. Talcott 8 C<
Strictly Reliable—Established Tea Years ""^aW.
THE ONLY SPECIALISTS 1
On the Pacific Coast Treating Dl.ea.e. of a
MEN ONLY hr
We poiitlvely guarantee to cure Varicocele, Pilot I ji
and Rupture In one weok. Any form of Weakness In Sk AH| Ha jjf
■lx weeks. Blood Taints, Stricture and Acuto and WmWloM Hsn^nK
Chronic Discharges a specialty. To ihow our good faith WUfl
We will not ask for a dollar M
we cure R
Wo mean this em phatlcally and 1. for everybody. JSt
We occupy the entire Wells Fargo building with the Hr
most completely equipped office and boapltal wen of wMT A
New York for the accommodation of out ol town pa- jOmfmW aY <fßßari At
tlents and others wi»hing to rcraatn ln tbe city during BZgH 'V War wm
treatment, Correapond.no. cheerfully answered glv- KKSgL pSM W J9F
log full Information. ,C^LsM»r~f!Bl^xfi
Cor. 3d & Main Sts., Los Angeles, Cal. * ffl Bjfea
OVBB WELLS FARQO I^P'^^^^^lS
When Others Fall Consult Dr> Lleblft 8 CO.'S World DISpOIII
W3 SOUTH MAIN STRERT. The oldeal Dlspensar;
X Coast—established la yean. In all private disease!
} NOT A DOUII NEED BI PAID UNTIX CD
ta ,s*A\ CATARRH a apeolalty. We cum the worst eases in two
I months. Special surgeon from San Franelsoo Dtspenaarj
U I I atant attendance. Examination h Ith microacop*. tnelu
f'* a 1 ( alysli, FRIER TO XVKRY BOX Y. The poor treated,!ree b
\„ 12 Fridays. Our long experlenoe anablcs us to treat tt
,VfV(l .aiet of aeeret or private dlaeaaes with ABSOLUTE CBB
it? X 1 OF BUCCXBB. No matter what your trouble Is, come
■g Desks, Book Cai
EVERYTHING IN THE LINK OF- ■ ■ .
/2 a Furniture, Carpets, Stoves a^ d g a 0 8 o rephi
1. T. MARTIW, Spring g
▲ Mftglo Ikland .....
Santa Catalina.
Three and a half hours lrom Los Angeles, Gal. Qbsjmtag Climate, Wonderful Ha
tractions, Famous Flailing and Wild Qoat Saoottflg; ureal Mountain Stage Ride, etc., >
HatM MalTopole, remodeled, enlarged. New ateamar Fafleon. Round trip an
day taaday JCsearaUns—Marah 20, April (and 17, May 1, 16 and W See R. B tW
fail IsTfiiMiiis aad tUaauaHd pajas**ett<toa r ßaaain« oo.|M* ft, Sprint St. Los As,

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