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GEORGE WEBSTER DEAD
ONE 07 PASADENA'S OLDEST
INHABITANTS CALLED
Couple of Accidents—Woman's League
Social—To Dedicate the New
X. E. Church—Notes
PASADENA, April 1.-(Offlce ot The
Herald, H East Colorado street) The
death o£ George D. Webster, aged 54 years,
eseurred this morning at » o'clock of kid
ney disease, at his rooms in the Doty block
09 South aFIr Oaks avenue. Mr. Webster
was one of the olty's oldest residents,
eominsj here sixteen years ago. He en
gaged ln tbe business of contractor. He
was a widower, a brother of E. C. Web
eter of the Electrio Express company, and
was born in Illinois. Ths funeral will be
tit Id on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock ln
the parlors of Reynolds a Van Nuys, and
interment will be made tn Mountain View
cemetery. Rev. Clark Crawford of the M. |
Si. church will officiate. Mr. Webster
built several of the handsomest buildings
In the olty, among them the Webster hotel.
ex-Governor Markham's bouss and an
annex bo the Green.
A COLLISION
Conductor Hovsy and Motorman Mc
pherson's oar on the electric road ran Into
a buggy near the county hospital this even-
Ins at about 8 o'clock. Three men, said to
bave been under tbe influence of liquor,
were in the buggy. One of them, Dennis
Brady;of Workman street, Los Angeles,
alighted on the side of his head and re
ceived a bad cut and bruise over the left
eye, the results of which cannot be fore
told. The other two men escaped without
serlbus injury. The buggy was smashed
end the horse ran, but was soon stopped.
Brady was picked up and brought to Dr.
Hodge's receiving hospital.
A SHAKT LADDER
C. A. Mennlg met with a severe accident
this morning at his home on North Mollne
avenue. Mr. Mennlg was fixing a screen in
ths second story of his house. For this
purpose he had climbed a ladder. The
ladder became shaky and was about to
fall When Mr. Mennlg. to save himself,
Jumped. He alighted on the hard gravel
driveway and broke both ankles, besides
cutting his lips badly by striking his chin
against his knees. He was attended by
t>rsi Bleeker and Ayers, who put tbe In
sured members in plaster casts.
WOMAN'S LEAGUE
The Woman's league of the Unlversallst
fchurch gave a rose recital ln the church
parlors last evening:. The vestry was con
verted Into a flower garden. Misses Grace
Monroe, Lyda Conger, Ruth Barrett and
Kate BUck acted as ushers and presented
each guest with a rose and a verse about
roses. The program Included a piano solo
by Miss Ina Goodwin, recitation by Miss
Ethel Furman. ladles' quartette, Mrs.
Clapp, Miss Jones, Mrs, Kendall and Mrs.
McLachlan; solo by B. O. Kendall, recita
tion by Mlsa Foote, violin solo by Miss Dal
rympla, ladles' quartette, song, recitation
br Miss Morse, solo by Miss Moft The
Idea of a rose recital was originated by
Miss Anna Martin.
BREVITIES
Mrs. S. E. Merrltt retired yesterday from
ths presidency of the public library. Miss
Nellie Buss succeeds her. Mrs. Merrltt will
leave next week for Oakland, after which
she will go to Boston, returning to Pasa
dena In about a year.
April ltth has been set as tho date for
ths SedHeatton of thetnew M. E. church on
the corner ot Lincoln and Orange Grove
avenues. Stewards and trustees of the
church were selected ss follows: Stewards
—Edward Michener, J. P. Chaffln. C. E. Bil
lings, G. M. Adams, Dsvtd Vail, W. F.
Brown, J. G. Elliott. W. B. Sturdevant, W.
E. Bsntnatt, John Griggs. Trustees—O. J.
Wlgdail, C. E. Putman, M. C. Hester, A. J.
Hubbard, W. S. Mellck. J. Knight, A. G.
Smith, H. N. Goodrich, G, D. Patton.
Miss Downing of South Pasadena avenue
entertained last evening in honor of Miss
Sparrow, who leaves soon for the north.
The parlor was prettily decorated In roses
and smilax and the game of penny was
played, Mr. Dodge winning first prise and
Miss Flora Amos consolation. A dainty
Collation was served.
L An April fool bloomer social was given
Blast evening ln G. A. R. han by the ladles
■Jet the W. R. C. The bloomers consisted of
Blowers pinned to the dresses of the ladles
Hrho participated ln the drill. Mr. Congdon
Merited "The Whistling Regiment;" Miss
Bessie Ripley of Los Angeles recited) "I
pfcon't Want to Enlist;" Miss Showaltcr
BF'The Railroad Crossing." Dainty refresh-
Bsnents were served.
B Oliver P. Jenkins of Stanford lectured
Hhlt evening before the academy ot set-
Knees ln Throop hall upon "The Passing of
IfrlßJtO."
PERSONAL
W. 8. Greenlcaf left today for Santa
Barbara.
Mrs. Webster Wotkyns entertained the
Bans Soucl club yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Green and Miss Green
Save issued Invitations for a rehearsal of
the Symphony club on Thursday morning
next.
Miss Lute amd Miss Pauline Luts enter
tained (his afternoon at their home on
South Orange Grove avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jones of North Ray
mond avenue are spending a few days at
Lincoln Park.
Miss Graham, who has been staying at
the Spsjulding, left today for her home ln
Oregon.
Packard* a student in the Throop
university, left this morning for Ssn Fran
cisco, where he will remain for a year or
snore.
FARMERS' INSTITUTE
Excellent Meeting at Westminster.
Interesting Exhibits
ANAHEIM, April L—The pretty village
•f Westminster was thrown into a flutter
of excitement over the meeting of the
meeting of the farmers' Institute on Thurs
day, and its highly respectable Inhabitants
rose to the occasion and lavished the hos
pitality for which they are proverbial on
their guests. Too much praise could not
be given the ladles for. the splendid lunch
eons spread at intervals during the day.
The menu was varied and toothsome and
tbe cooking was simply perfection. The
masting of the Institute took place ln the
school room, which was tastefully deco
rated fpr the occasion, and on the landing
at the top of the stairs was spread sam
ples of the produce for which Westminster
and the peat lands are justly famous.
Among the exhibits was a cose of butter
from the Co-operative creamery, of which
James Moss ls manager and J. R. New
berry ot Los Angeles president. This
oraamery Is now using 6000 pounds of milk
dally and ls turning out butter which is
rapidly finding Its way Into every family ln
Los Angeles.. The creamery has lately se-
& cured the services of A. Hay Bates, a but
maker. Among the exhibits wet* spac
es, ot beets, some ot which weigh Well
on to 100 pounds, but the most Interesting
Item on the table was a large rooster ex
hibited by James Young Anderson, In
charge of a flock of fifteen chickens, an
who betrayed all the solicitude of a mother
for the little ones. The overgrown capon
and his flock excited much curiosity and
admiration. The proceedings of the Insti
tute were opened by an address of welcome
by Mr. G. H. Carlyle of Westminster. In a
graceful little speech he dwelt on tbe great
advantages the farmers' institute was con
ferring on the community at large, and
paid a well-worded tribute to the scientific
gentlemen who had come to teach the peo
ple of Westminster «he right way to do the
fright things in the field, the Orchard and
the dairy. Prof. M. E. Jaffe of Berkeley
replied to Mr. Carlyle's address and paid
Westminster and its famous peat lands sev
eral pretty compliments. Tho address ot
the morning session was then delivered by
Prof. A. J. Cook of Claremont. .His sub
ject was "Silo and Silage." Prof. Cook's
address was eminently practical and was
listened to throughout with marked atten
tion. The morning session closed with a
selection on the gramophone, which was
presided over by Mr. Edson Smith of Santa
Ana. The performance of the wonderful
little Instrument drew forth hearty ap
plause.
From 12 until 2 the prevailing feature was
a basket picnic served by the ladies of
Westminster.
The afternoon session was opened by a
selection of muslo by the music committee,
which was received with loud applause.
The next Item of Interest was the question
box, answers to which were furnished by
Profs. Sprague and Jaffa. After this Mr.
W. W. Cocke of Downey led off with a most
Interesting paper on "How to Increase the
Products of ths Dairy,''' and Prof. Sprague
sustained his reputation by an able ad
dress on organization, during which he
took occasion to pay his respects to the
Standard Oil trust and other combinations
that know the value of organisation. Prof.
Jaffa on "The Rational Feeding of Live
Stock," and the gramophone on the new
national air brought the afternoon session
to a close.
The leading features of the evening ses
sion were papers by Mrs. J. J, Pyle entitled
"Only a Woman," and the "Reclamation of
Alkali Lands" by Frank Haasard and
"Suggestions for the Home Table" by
Prof. Jaffa of Berkeley. The meetings of
the Institute closed with an Interesting ses
sion this morning ln which prominence was
given to dairy pursuits, and the leading
speakers were Prof. Jaffa and P. A. Raab
of Bolsa. The committee of arrangements
was O. B. Byram, R. O. Shlvely and J. J.
Anderson. The decoration commltte was
Mrs. J. Patterson, Mrs. Caldwell and Miss
G. Dlmmock, and the music committee was
Miss Hattle McCoy, Miss Junkln and Miss
Craig. Too much credit cannot be given
the members of these committees for the
perfecting of the various details that
helped to make the meeting one of the moat
profitable and most enjoyable In the his
tory of the institution.
PREPARING FOR WAR
The Cadet Brigade Goes Into Camp tor
Throe Days' Outing
SAN BERNARDINO, April I.—The Ca
det brigade ls an association ot boys who
are being drilled ln military tactics by the
Rev. F. V. Fisher of the First M. E.
church, collected from his Sunday-school.
To Increase the Interest ln their work, their
commander took them out Thursday for an
outing, going Into camp In Devil canyon
until Saturday. This week was chosen, as
there is no school and aa today is the open
season for trout and there ls a fine trout
stream ln the canyon. To give the boys
the practical experience of the affair, they
were marched out, leaving the city at 8
a. m., and by 3 p. m. had reached a point
ten miles out. It waa not very rapid march
ing, but the boys found it somewhat tire
some. Each one was required to carry In
bis knapsack, as rations'- six potatoes.
three lemons, a loaf of bread and a tin
plate. The balance of the supplies wept
along ln two large wagons, and a carriage
was added to the cavalcade, to pick up
the wounded and disabled, but they reached
camp without calling lt into play. A fish
ing party In the canyon had quite a bag
of crackers and canned salmon left after
their lunch, and, seeing the boys looking
hungry, an offer was made of the lunoh.
The little fellows broke ranks and made a
rush for the rations like half-famished
wolves. They had not stopped for rations
since leaving the city, and their appetites
were excellent. The camp will be conduct
ed ln military manner, and the brigade will
returned Saturday, Its members browned
by the exposure, but having enjoyed a
glorious outing.
Sugar Factory Accident
VENTURA. April 1.-Whlle a gang of
men were hoisting one of the large iron
rafters at the sugar factory yesterday the
arm of the hoisting crane broke when sus
pended high ln the air. It crashed through
the roof, tearing rafters, scaffolds and
everything ln lis way like a hurricane. The
weight of the rafter Is six tons. One of the
flying pieces of debris struck William
Clsna, and as a result he Is laid up with
a broken arm and a dislocated back. He ls
quartered at the hospital. His brother at
Chino was telegraphed for and Is now
here ln attendance on him.
Lincoln Nlssley, the gentleman selected
by the town board to draw up plans and
specifications for an electric light plant,
has been ssnt for to commence his labors.
A Welsh member of parliament has
asked the government to secure free passes
for members on the railroads ot the' United
Kingdom.
THE HUMBLE NEW YORK FERRYBOAT AS A MAN-OF-WAR
LOS ANGELES HERALD: SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1898
HE HAD A CLOSE CALL
W. G. SMITH D 3 ARRESTED FOR
simrcrOLXira cattle
Released for Lack of Evidence— Chula
Vista Ranchers Prepare for a
Dry Season
SAN DIEGO. April 1.-W. F. Smith of
San Bernardino, who was arrested on the
desert a few days ago, charged with smug
gling cattle Into thhe United States from
Mexico, was discharged from custody yes
terday by United States Commissioner
Knoles for lack of sufficient evidence to
prove the charge. The prisoner, however,
made good all charges for duty on the
cattle and expenses Incurred ln his ar
rest by depositing a check for 11000. All
charges will be deducted from this amount
and the balance returned. Smith, who ls
an extensive trader ln stock, has been
under suspicion for some time and the
failure to secure a conviction was a sad
disappointment to the officers. The duty
on the cattle averages about $3 per head,
and as the cattle market Is booming Just
now the trade ln smuggling cattle offers
big Inducements.
THE DROUGHT
The threatened scarcity of a water sup
ply for the orange and lemon ranches under
the Sweetwater system has been consid
ered Jointly between the management of
the water company and the consumers for
some time past. Yesterday an amicable set
tlement was reached that enables the com
pany to meet all demands for the coming
dry season and at the same time protect
the orchards from any serious loss. The
basis of supply la that the one-year-old
orchards shall receive 41,000 gallons of
water per acre for the season and the
nine-year-old orchards, In full bearing, be
ing the oldest orchards In the district, shall
receive 210,000 gallons, while the Interme
diate orchards are to be watered according
to a schedule to be arranged later.
NOTES
At the meeting last night of the board
of police commissioners Chief Russell's re
port showed that six members of the force
were absent from duty on account of the
unsanitary condition of police head
quarters A request will be made to the
council to secure new quarters. A resolu
tion was adopted Instructing the chief to
drill his men at least once a month, in
view of the impending hostilities between
the United States and Spain.
At the regular monthly meeting of the
directors of the chamber of commerce this
morning ex-Postmaster R. V. Dodge Was
Installed as secretary and George H. Bal
lou was elected first vice president, vice R.
V. Dodge, resigned. The secretary was
Instructed to communicate with the execu
tive committee of the Irrigation congress
with a view of having the next convention
held ln San Diego.
The funeral of the last Captain James
E. Friend was held this afternoon and was
attended by the City Guard band, mem
bers of the G. A. R. and confederate sold
iers and an unusually large cortege of
citizens followed the remains to their rest
ing place ln Mt. Hope. The Newsbody as
sociation was also fully represented and
paid Its last tribute of respect to its de
ceased president.
At the annual meeting last night of the
members of the First Presbyterian church
the trustees elected were Messrs. Herbert
McPherson, Powers, McKee and Newklrk.j
N. D. Tlchenor was elected deacon.. — '
SANTA ANA
Maude Ballard Keeps Up Her Record.
A Saloon Decision
SANTA ANA, April L—Maude Ballard, a
woman tramp and morphine fiend, who has
been working the sympathetic people In
Riverside, Corona and other towns, was ar
rested here last night by Sheriff Nichols
and ls now confined ln the county jail. She
arrived In town yesterday afternoon from
Orange, where she had been creating con
siderable disturbance by her peculiar ac
tions. Upon hsr arrival here she threat
ened to throw herself under the engine and
made a pretense to carry her threats into
action, when the trainmen telephoned to
Sheriff Nichols, who went at once and took;
her in charge, and now that he has her in
custody he ls at a loss as to what to do with
her. When not under the Influence of mor
phine she seems rational and sensible. She
claims she has relatives ln San Diego who
will keep her If she can only get there.
But this ls believed to be one of her
schemes to raise money from charitable
persons, and the officers have not decided
what shall be done with her.
NOTES
While George and Walter Griffith of this
city were driving to Fullerton yesterday
their team took fright near that place and
ran off a bridge over a deep ravine. The
occupants saved themselves by jumping,
but the horses were severely injured and
the wagon badly edmollshed.
A. C. Mosber ot this city, wbo left a few
weeks ago for Klondike, has accepted a
lucrative position ln Seattle and will re
main there for some months.
Prof. R. B. George of Chicago Is train
ing a chorus of fifty voices and will give a
concert ln the First M. E. church on next
Tuesday night.
Miss Eva Cole of Tucson, Ariz., Is visit
ing her parents here for a while.
W. A. Connelly of Fullerton was today
granted a divorce from Abel Connelly en
the grounds of desertion.
Joseph Fogg, aged 70 years, died today at
Garden Grove. Funeral services will be
held tomorrow.
The annual meeting of the First Presby
terian church was held last night, when the
following gentlemen were elected as board
of trustees: I. N. Everett, E. M. Smiley,
W. T. Chaffee, W. M. Scott and R. L.
Blsby. The report of the trustees was read
and showed the society to be in a good
condition, all debts having been paid and
a balance In the treasury.
Miss Hattie Patterson of Virginia ls the
guest of her cousin. Miss Ervle Bear of
Newport.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Huff gave a card party
last night to which a large number of tehlr
friends were Invited.
A great number of artesian wells are now
being bored ln the artesian belt tn this
county. All wells are flowing and being
used for Irrigating purposes.
The Ladies' Thursday Afternoon club
was delightfully entertained yesterday by
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Cooke.
Judge Shaw ln the superior court ln Los
Angeles yesterday decided that Orange
county's liquor license is part void and dis
missed the writ of mandamus proceedings
brought by Ramon Arce against the Or
ange county board of supervisors to com
pel them to Issue him a saloon license at
Caplstrano. This means that Arce can pro
ceed to conduct a saloon as he pleases and
makes questionable whether this county
has now any control over the liquor traffic,
and may necessitate drawing a now ordi
nance.
THE BITERS BIT
How Frank Sebum Fooled the Bogus
Mine Operators
RIVERSIDE, April I.—Frank Sebum, a
mine owner at Needles ln San Bernardino
county, ls ln the city, he having como here
to consult with D. T. Jackson, the mine
"promoter," who ls ln the county Jail,
awaiting trial for swindling Mr. Wlther
spoon. Mr. Sebum Is one of the mine own
ers of this part ot the country whom Jack
son and Clay had on their list to work for
easy money, but he was too sharp for the
pair. When they came to him with their
story of a rich man who had money to In
vest in mines. Sebum told them they could
have his mine to sell, provided they would
put up $500 as a bonus that they were what
they claimed to be—representatives of
eastern capitalists. Jackson did not have
$500, but they did put up $200, and this good
money Sebum and his partner confiscated
when the precious pair failed to come to
time. And they have their mine yet, and,
what is more, refuse to give up the $200.
THE JAIL BREAKERS
They Are All Likely to Meet With
Their Deserts
RIVERSIDE, April I.—The second trial
of Harry Thornton, the jail breaker, which
was concluded in the superior court today,
resulted more disastrously to that worthy
than he liked. At his first trial, which took
place yesterday, the jurors failed to agree,
but today they found htm guilty of break
ing jail, and the court will pass sentence on
him on Monday next.
In the case of Patrick Tlerney, who was
with Thornton ln the commission ot the
crime, he was lucky ln having the Jury
disagree, but he ls to have another trial,
and lt may result differently.
Albert Carson, H. W. Smith and Harry
Rogers, the other three Implicated in the
jail breaking, will have to go up for being ln
bod company, as the Jury found the last
two guilty. With these five men locked up
In the state's prison, Southern California
can breathe easier.
RAN AMUCK
Wanted to Clean Out a Mexican Fam
ily With an Ax
RIVERSIDE, April I.—Constable Carpen
ter brought a big, burly Mexican In from
Beaumont today, who ls insane. The fel
low visited the home of a friend in that
mountain town last night, and at once
gathered up a handy ax and started in to
kill the whole family. The man of the
house succeeded ln fighting the crazy man
off until help arrived, when he was hand
cuffed. The maniac was sent from this city
to the county hospital some weeks ago for
treatment, as at that time lt was thought
he was suffering only from the effects of
the double-strength whisky used on the
desert. In his onslaught on the Mexican
family last night he cut one member of the
family quite badly. This time he will be
sent to Highland.
Santa Monica
SANTA MONICA, April I.—A recapitula
tion of the business done at Port Los Ange
les during the mon th of March shows the
imports to have been 618,423 feet of lumber,
26,440 ties, 16,601 tons of coal and 1681 tons
of merchandise; 226 passengers landed and
356 departed during the month.
The local dairymen have found lt neces
sary to raise the price of milk to $1.25 per
pint and 1 $2.50 per quart per month on ac
count of the high price of feed. The
change went into effect today.
The steamer Mlnneola, from Comox, B.
C, Is due on Sunday, and the Peter Jebsen,
from Nanaimo, 8.C.. on Monday, tioth with
cargoes of coal.
The total circulation of hooks ln the pub
lic library during the past month amounted
to 1956 volumes.
The city cemetery ha* been given the
name of Woodlawn by the trustees, by
which name it will hereafter be known.
A dance was given at Eckert's pavilion
last night by Mesdames Williams and
Stout and Josephine Lily for the benefit of
the library hall fund. There was a large
attendance and ths event was a social and
financial success.
The Unity circle win give a musical and
literary entertainment in Odd Fellows'
hall tomorrow night, at which Miss Ida
Leonard ot Los Angeles will furnish the
literary part and the Misses Guard, Her
see and McGulrs of Los Angeles and Miss
Lemon and Mrs. F. J. Nutting of this city
the musical.
J. A. Brush and wife and Geo. Curfis of
San Francisco are guests at the Arcadia.
Mrs. R. O. Hlckm,an and daughters, Mrs.
W. B. Thompson and Miss Rita Hickman,
leave ln the morning for a trip through the
southern and northern cities of the state.
Mrs. W. Blalkle andi sons of Vernon are
spending the week with Mrs. Edwin Dun
bar.
FIGEL'S OFFENSES
He Must Face Trial on Half a Dozen
Indictments
SAN FRANCISCO, April I.—Theodore A.
Figel, who was recently acquitted on a
charge of murder, will be compelled to face
another Jury on the ninth of the present
month, when one of the charges of em
bezzlement standing against him will be
called for trial in Department Twelve of
the Superior Court. The accusation to be
first heard IS that on March 23d, 1897, while
acting as clerk for Hoffman, Rothschild
& Co., he embezzled 11600. There are six
other lnormatlons alleging embezzlement
on (lie against Figel. in addition to the
forgery charges there are two Indictments
against Figel charging him with forging
the firm name of Hoffman, Rothschild &
Co.
Demurrers have been Interposed by the
defendant ln several of the cases. The
legal sufficiency and validity of the Infor
mations will first be tested and the pro
ceedings thus far Indicate that every Inch
of ground will be stubbornly contested.
San Bernardino Brevities
SAN BERNARDINO, April 1.-It Is not
often that the supreme court Is reversed by
the superior court, but such a case hap-
pened when Judge Campbell gave his de
cision ln the case of Harriet S. Fudlckar vs.
the East Riverside Irrigation district. The
case was commenced July 28, 1891, and in
1883 the Judgment was given for the plain
tiff. An appeal was taken to the supreme
court and the lower court was reversed,
the case being sent back for further action.
Since then lt has been In the courts, in
one form and another. A few months ago
the arguments were commenced, and,
when partly through, a halt was called, as
the attorneys claimed they would com
promise the case out of court. These ne
gotiations failed, and the arguments were
resumed again after six months of delay,
and the case was submitted. Yesterday the
decision was again handed down for the
plaintiff, thus reversing the reversal of the
supreme court.
A very valuable coach dog, a noted char
acter in the city, has fallen a victim to the
poisoner. The dog was the property of
Mrs. A. M. Kennlston, and was prised very
highly.
The eleotlon of a captain for Company X,
Capt. T. H. Golf's term expiring, will take
place Wednesday, April 13th. As the
guards are liable to be called Into service
shortly, the boys are anxious to get the
right man to lead them to victory. The an
nual inspection will take place next Mon
day evening and Tuesday afternoon.
Anaheim Notes
ANAHEIM, April I.—H. A. Dickel and W.
J. Fay visited the proprietors of the pickle
plant at San Diego on Thursday and re
turned to town favorably Impressed with
the suggestion to incorporate the San Di
ego plant with the creamery ln Anaheim.
Should the idea be carried out, and there
seems to be no doubt of lt, the new enter
prise will afford work all the year round for
a large number of hands, for while the
fruit season ls confined to a few months,
pickle making can be carried on almost
the whole year through. The capital stock
of the cannery has been increased from
$10,000 to $25,000.
Clarence Groot has purchased twenty
acres west ot town for $1026. The property
was sold by auotlon on Saturday and was
knocked down at less than half its value.
The frost has done serious damage to the
deciduous fruit around town, while ln Gar
den Grove the crop has been completely de
stroyed.
Jacob Suschl's home was visited by burg
lars the other night, but the thieves foiled
to discover Jacob's biding place and only
succeeded in purloining a book receipt for
$25. It ls said that more than $75 was ln
the drawer of the bureau, and although lt
had evidently been opened, the money was
Intact.
Ventura Notes
■VENTURA, April l.—Engineer Curtis
and Division Superintendent Burkhalter,
who are Inspecting property of the South
ern Pacific company, took a trip over the
valley line today.
H. D. Ley has been selected as delegate
by the A. O. U.W. lodge to attend the meet
ing of the grand lodge, which occurs in San
Francisco April sth.
Frank Cook left today for Inyo county,
taking with him 800 head of horses, which
he will put ln pasture there.
Misses White and Luce leave tomorrow
for San Francisco, where they will engage
In elocutionary work.
Frank Martin met with a painful acci
dent yesterday while attempting to climb
up ln the loft of Sanborn's livery stable.
He fell, breaking his right arm just below
the elbow.
Orange Items
ORANGE, April I.—Some time ago the
Sunset Telephone Company erected its
poles In this city without a franchise. The
poles used were so unsightly that the
city refused to grant the company a fran
chise unless tt replaced them with some
thing more appropriate. The company now
has some nice poles upon the ground. They
will be erected In the near future.
Orange County Lyceum league wilt hold
a convention ln the Music hall, Orange, on
Saturday afternoon and evening.
The annual meeting of the Orange Im
provement club will be held In the Music
hall at 7:30 o'clock on Monday evening.
Compton
COMPTON, April l.—The arrangements
for a Farmers' Institute, under the man
agement of Prof. A. J. Cook, to be held
here next Monday, are all completed. An
excellent program has been arranged. Din
ner and supper will be served by the ladles,
and a good and profitable time Is ex
pected.
O. R. Carpenter, aged 72 years, one of
Compton's oldest and wealthiest citizens,
died today, after a long Illness. Mr. Car
penter came here in 1875 and had been a
prominent business man ln this communi
ty. He leaves two children, Mrs. N. Ward
and William Carpenter.
Not Dead Yet
NEW YORK, April I.—Steve Brodle ls in
this city and well. The story of his death
was a hoax.
Latest styles wall paper tt A A Bck
•.Strom's. tM South Sprint street.
CHURCH FOR HOWARD
A NEW CONGREGATION SUCCESS
FULLY ORGANIZED
To Be Known as the Fourth Congre
gational, With Burt Estes
Howard as Pastor
A meeting was held last evening In tht
parlors of the Plymouth Congregational
church for the purpose of forming a new
church to be known as tht Fourth Congre
gational of Los Angeles.
The assemblage was composed of former
members of the First Presbyterian church,
there being 354 present.
On motion of H, L. McNeal, W. G. Coch
ran was elected chairman of the meeting,
and W. T. S. Hammond temporary secre
tary. The meeting opened with prayer by
the Rev. Warren F. Day of the First Con
gregational church.
The first order of the evening "Was tht
appointment of a committee on member
ship, composed of Messrs. Powers, Flint,
H. L. McNeal and Wm. Knippenberg. The
meeting then proceeded to the organiza
tion of the Fourth Congregational church,
Rev. Burt Estes Howard reading ihe
church covenants and articles of faith for
the proposed new church, also the report
of the committee on constitution and by-
Jaws. The election of officers then pro
ceeded, the following named gentlemen be
ing elected to serve one year: Trustees, Dr.
W. G. Cochran, J. P. Flint, James Siauson,
R. J. Waters and Dr. H. Burt Ellis; dea
cons, A. R. Sprague, Dr. R. M. Bell and
Mr. Currier; clerk, W. J. Kerr; treasurer,
W. T. S. Hammond; superintendent of
Sunday school, A. R. Sprague.
A committee was then appointed for tho
purpose of asking the other Congregational
Churches of this city to call a council to
assist in the further organization of the
new church.
Rev. Burt Estes Howard was called to
serve as pastor by a unanimous vote of Jhe
congregation. The new trustees were au
thorized to take the proper steps to pro
vide a place of worship and to report the
time at which such service shall com
mence.
Mr. Scott, chairman of the committee on
Incorporation, explained the duties and
powers of trustees, after which a vote of
thanks was extended to the pastor and
trustees of the Plymouth Congregational
church for the use of their church parlors.
The meeting then adjourned to the call ot
the trustees.
Northern Mountain Fires
ST. HELENA, Cal., April 1.-A fierce
mountain fire has been burning for nearly
a week en the Mcßuer property, two miles
from town. A great deal of timber has
been destroyed and several dwellings arc
In danger, unless the progress of the
flames ls checked. The fire ls moving to
wards Sulphur Springs and should lt reach
that place nothing could be done to pre
vent the destruction of the buildings, as
there Is no fire apparatus there. A similar
fire is burning in>the mountains between
here and Callstoga and threatens to do
much damage.
Teed's Successor
SAN FRANCISCO, April L-Collector of
Internal Revenue Lynch this morning ap
pointed W. H. Harrison stamp clerk In the
revenue department for Los Angeles to
succeed Freeman G. Teed, who has re
signed his office owing to ill-health.
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rsl Child's Kangaroo Calf, 6to 8, coin, or square toe, *7ev> Hi
jrj worth 3i.00.,.... k „.., i „/oc lf\
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Misses' Dull Kid, 12 to 3, an esoellent school shoe, ft a ie (rJ
fin worth at.oo, for It %Pl.*«J>
uS Same, child's sizes, Bto 11, ft I |tt EE
gj worthlLGO 91* 19 fB
(jS tadles' Fine Vicl, with Inserted vesting, lsce stay, new coin toe, ft a Qt CS
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(25 Remember our (Ins lines of 81.00 Shoes for both Ladies' snd dents ft nil Mr
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C 3? Teachers who are attending the institute are especially Invited to eases- Xv
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We sell them from yM.OO up.
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