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Dr. Chapman of Oakland Speaks on
Boa Bondage Dr. Wayland
Hoyt's Sermon
Star. C. W. Wendts has tent the following
letter ot resignation to the trustees ot the
Church of the Unity. It la understood that
he WIS soon return to his former home In
Oakland, Oal., and after a period of rest
settle in Boston for the winter or visit Eu
"Ever since my recent sever* nines* tt has
been Increasingly apparent tc me that I
needed' a long period ot rest, and release
from all professional 1 duties to rector* me
to health.
"For reasons also, which art wen known
to you, snd need not be entered into here,
th* pastorate of the Church of the Unity
m not congenial to me, aad I work under
great personal disadvantages. It was
nevertheless my Intention to continue my
services among you until the expiration of
th* sing!* year tor which I had contracted
to 411 your pulpit, and which ended Decem
ber Ist, ensuing.
"Bait In the mean time the work of recon
ciling and reorganising the society on sound,
eburchly line* ha* prqgressed' favorably. A
constitution placing the church squarely on
a Unitarian Christian basis ha* been adopt
ed, a new board of trustees, composed of
responsible and loyal men, has been elected,
and the better, more religious elements of
th* church are uppermost In ltecouncil* and
"I can therefore creditably to myself, and
with safety to the society, withdraw at the
present Juncture from its pastorate to seek
rest and restoration which my condition ot
health Imperatively demands. For various
reasons, aJso, R will be more advantageous
to th* church if I leave them now rather
than mat autumn.
"I beg you therefore to accept this, my
resignation aa pastor, to take effect on the
first of August next.
"It WIS give m* pleasure to co-operate
with you In any way In my power la the
abolc* of a suitable successor."
Sr. Chapman of Oakland Arraigns
th* Liquor Traffic
"Be ye not afraid of them; remember the
Lord, which Is great and terrible, and fight
for your sons and daughters, and your
wives and your houses." Although Dr. E.
S. Chapman of Oakland took the above
text from Nebemiah, at Immanuel Presby
terian church yesterday morning, the dis
course was more an earnest and impas
sioned temperance lecture than a sermon.
"The record of the church," said the
speaker, "indicates that we need to do
more fighting. Our evangelical denomina
tion* gain In membership only 7 per cent
per annum. It takes the Christian people
of this country 365 days to win seven souls.
The work of the church today is a work of
warfare, a work of conflict. There is an
organised hell on earth seeking to undo
the work ot the church and the Lord. The
liquor traffic has wealth, power, position
and public sentiment back of it, especially
In this state of California.
"I could not realize the enormity of this
power until I learned how this vulture
prey* upon our soldiers—how our govern
ment, after gathering these men from
home* and loved ones to go to the Philip
pines, should establish thirty-one saloons
across the street from their camp. We rot
enough grain, until It becomes in every
sense offensive, In the United States every
year, to make liquor, to provide a loaf of
bread every day for 1,000,000 people. We
■pend enough for rum to build a railroad
five times around the earth. In this state
We have 18,600 saloons, that pay 87,640,000 in
licenses, and cost us 84,000,000 a year. We are
being bled to death, and. we lay our finan
cial misfortunes to everything but to that
fact. It is In the interest of business to dry
op this waste and turn It Into legitimate
•Tor the first time In the history of the
world a nation has gone to war for the
sake of the oppressed, and for the sake
of the weak we have dared to give
up our sons and our brothers, but no bond
ace In Cuba can compare with the bond
age of the rum power of California. It is
for the interest of the weak, in the Interest
of the manhood that makes this nation
great and that islEe hope of our nation to
day, that we should enter into warfare
against this awful traffic."
Rev. Wayland Hoyt Discusses the
Twenty-Third Psalm
A targe and appreciative audience as
sembled in the capacious auditorium of the
First Presbyterian church yesterday morn
ing, where union services between that
church and the Memorial Baptist church
were held. The chancel rails were draped
with purple and gold, and flowers of the
same bright hue adorned the platform. A
•pedal musical program was rendered by
the church choir, composed of Miss L Dar
ey, soprano; Miss Adele Stoneman, alto; H.
Brown, tenor, and Mr. Parsons, bass, Miss
A. C. Brown presiding at the organ. Ben
ders "Andante," on the organ, was fol
lowed by the anthem, "Benedlctus"
(Coombs), by the choir. Miss Stoneman
sang "The Lord Is Mindful" (St. Paul), as
an offertory, and another anthem. "Teach
Me, O Lord," was rendered by the choir.
The postludo was Rossini's "Cujus Anl
The eminent d'vlne. Rev. Wayland Hoyt.
CD., of Philadelphia chose the twenty
third psalm for his text. His sermon, brief
ly summarised, was as follows: "The man
who wrote that psalm must have gone
through many of the trials and borne some
of the burdens of life. It belongs to that
dark period in David's life when he fled
from Absalom, sccompanled by a few faith
ful followers, to the east of the river Jor
dan, where, as he thought of his own life's
h'story, his heart took fire and his thoughts
found expression In this psalm."
Rev. Hoyt read the entire psalm, Inter
preting the rod as being the Lord's defense
and direction, and the staff as the shep
herd's crook, with which he guided h!?
flock. "There are six things which David
Says the Lord will give the man who trusts
him—the rest of forgiveness, relnvigora
,Mo», restoration, guidance, presence in ex
tremity and surprising mercy."
Ths Ascension
■ ftwe. David Walk. In the Church of
Christ an Bfghth street nesr Central ay-
P|ttMe, read the last clause of First Timothy.
ispjbajl aad tnm tenth and eleventh verses of
Act* I, and announced as the subject of,
his sermon the "Ascension of Jesus."
"In everything Jesus Is our forerunner.
Born, toiled, suffered, died, burled, raised
from the dead, ascended to heaven—all this
has been and will be the history of every
soul redeemed by his blood. Hl* life on
earth was aa human a* any other life
ever lived. As he stood In th* shadow of
the cross he uttered a cry for home. He
says to tha - ather, 'I glorified thee
on the earth, having accomplished the
work which thou haat given me to do . . .
but now I come to the*.' The Bon of Mary
dwell* In light unapproachable. This Is
ths apotheosis of human nature. And.
speaking of the saved, he says: T desire
that where I am they also may be with me.'
Heaven 1* both a condition and a place;
subjectively It Is the one, objectively tt is
the other. The kingdom of God here is
righteousness and peace and Joy In the
Holy Spirit, but there It is a 'place.' Igo
to prepare a place for you.' Triumph over
death and the grave, ascension and future
recognition, are Involved In the ascension
of Jesus."
Th* Greatest Commandment
Rev. A. A. Rice, the pastor, spoke at the
Unlversallst church yesterday morning on
"The Great Commandment," Matthew,
xit:B2: "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God
with all thy heart." In brief he said:
"This command I* forceful, not because
Jesus called It the greatest of all, though
* his saying this must corroborate the truth,
nor because it Is the arbitrary flat of God,
though we must believe that God's will Is
behind It; but because It* fore* comes
from the fact that It Is a law touohlng man
Just as certainly and completely as the law
of gravitation touches his physical being.
Just as the commands of the decalogue are
•tamped as law Into the very nature of man
and as the axiomatic truths of the beati
tudes touch him as a part of his being, so
this command to love the Lord God Is an
Inherent law of the spiritual universe the
relations of which man canot disregard.
"The importance of this law Is observed,
first. In Its necessity. Again, Its magnitude
1* known when we see its relations to that
mania for mammon worship which so uni
versally possesses man and stands In the
way of his spiritual life. The worship of
God, as the natural outcome of love for
him, which brings Into exercise the higher
and enduring faculties of the being Is dia
metrically opposed to the worship of mam
mon which makes use of temporary human
forces and absorbs the real life of man."
Against "Faith Healing"
The Rev. F. M. Larldn, pastor of Uni
versity church, preached yesterday morning
|on "Prayer for the Sick," from II Cor. xli.,
Bth and 9th verses. The apostle Paul's ex
ample In praying to be relieved from his af
fliction is a model for all Chrtatlans. Paul's
example and teachings are, however. In
contrast with modern "divine healers." He
does cot make th* atonement cover bodily
diseases, or make healing a fundamental
doctrine of Christianity. The apostle
James speaks of prayer for the sick in con
nection) wlthj a medicinal remedy common
at that day. This remedy has been per
verted Into sacramental annolnttng. Jesus
himself never forbade the use of remedies.
When he opened the eyes of the blind man
he used clay and commanded the man. to
go and wash. There Is no statement In
scripture which can be rightly used to for
bid the use of medicines.
Spiritual Cravings
At the First Baptist church yesterday
the pastor, Rev. Joseph Smale preached
from the text found In Pa. lxlll, 1-2, "David's
thirst for God," saying in part: "The text,
first of all. Is a cry to Go*. Bereft of crown,
of palace, of power, of a loyal people, of a
son's love, he reveled in the thought that
God still remained for him. Godliness Is
a life whose earthly pulsation depends upon
the trend of ths soul's desires. At man's
seemingly last extremity it Is often said
that he has only God to look to, as though
God was the fag end of comfort. If you
have longings for spiritual prosperity, with
an ardor Independent of earthly surround
ings, as David's were, so your cravings
will be satisfied."
Ths Theoßophists
At the Universal Brotherhood meeting
held at 625 West Fifth street Dr. Mohn lec
tured last evening on "Legends and Myths."
Mrs. Mary C. Lyman spoke for the Har
monlal association at Kramer hall yester
day afternoon on "The Duty to Our Neigh
First Congregational
The pulpit of the First Congregational
church was occupied yesterday by the Rev.
George H. de Kay of Norwalk, who took
for his text John vli:l7. The reverend gen
tleman spoke of the Innate necessity of
spiritual life In human nature.
R. A. Dague to Explain His Tramp Bill
Next Sunday
The annual business meeting of the Union
Reform league was continued yesterday at
St. Vincent's hall. Rev. W. D. P. Biles pre
siding. In accordance with the notice
given at the previous meeting the constitu
tion was amended Increasing the executive
comra'tte* from eleven to fifteen, and J. D.
Ba'ley, W. H. Stewart and Rev. G. D.
Hughes were elected. R. A. Dague, whose
name had been proposed as a member of the
executive committee, and had been ob
jected to by representatives of labor on ac
count of the provisions of tm>
Dague tramp bill Introduced by him
In the. last legislature, made a brief
statement, and declined tihe nomination. It
was decided that Mr. Dague be Invited to
explain his bill next Sunday at 4 o'clock. Mr.
Bites announced aa; he would beg'c a
course ot lectures on "Christian Socialists"
next Sunday at 3 o'clock, the first subject
being "Liberty, Fraternity. Equality." or
the problem of the nation. Brief remarks
were made by Mt. Bliss. Burton Hall, Rev.
E. W. Wright of San Diego and others.
Picnics and Politics Engross Local
ONTARIO, CaU June 26.—There was a
large and enthusiastic crowd ot Sunday
school children at the picnic in Stoddard's
canyon yesterday. It was the) first ol a
series of picnics to be given by the Presbyte
rian church.
A number of local politicians attended the
county Populist convention In San Bernar
dino yesterday.
An aged, bare-foot Mexican was found
wandering upon the highway In the vicini
ty of Cucamonga. a> day or twc ago, and a
young Mexican persuaded the old man to
go home with him. It Is supposed that the
man is more than a hundred years old. He
Is unable to tell where he Is from, who are
his people, and whither ha Is going. He
claims to have been born In San Diego,
raised in this valley, and that at death he
will return to San Diego.
Jacob Lerch Is erecting a brick block on
the east side of Euclid avenue between A
and B streets, and will use the same for a
hardware store when completed.
It Is estimated that last year's crops from
the fields, groves, orchards and vineyards
within a radius of ten miles of Ontario sold
for about 13.000.000.
Excursions to Mount Lows, Catallna,
Santa Monica and San Diego.
A Reception
It was found necessary to hold two over
flow meetings last night In order to provide
for the thousands of Endeavorers and
others who .gathered at the First Baptist
church at the last meeting. The conven
tion practically closed on Saturday even
ing, last night's session being purely a re
ligious gathering.
< The meeting at 6 oclock had an attend
ance that filled every chair.
The convention services opened with the
"Convention March, "followed by a con
tralto solo, Gounod's "The King of Love
My Shepherd Is." The chorus sang "The
Radiant Morn Has Passed Away," and
Prof. Morrison sang a solo. Dr. Warren
F. Day led the devotionals and the orches
tra played "The Pilgrims' Chorus." Rev.
Wayland Hoyt delivered the evening's ad
dress, his subject being "Soul Saving."
Leonard Merrill, the retiring state pres
ident, made a short speech of appreciation
of the many courtesies extended htm dur
ing his year In office, singling out Joseph
Radford, chairman of the '98 committee,
his pastor, A. W. Rider, and his wife as
especial representatives for others. Mr.
Merrill announced that his alternate, E.
C. Gilbert of San Francisco, would attend
the Nashville International convention.
A consecration meeting followed, which
closed the services of the convention with
the "Mlzpah" benediction.
One feature of the Endeavor conventions
of former years was noticeably absent in
the one Just closed—that of street singing.
At other conventions the delegates have
been quartered at down town hotels, mak
ing street car travels In bodies a common
occurrence, and "Blessed Sunshine" and
other Endeavor favorites were constantly
floating through the air. The reason for
the discontinuance of this practice is given
in the promiscuous scattering of the visit
ors who were generally entertained this
year In private homes, for which courtesy
the delegates express heartiest apprecia
tion, and they are one and all full of praise
for Los Angeles' hospitality.
The Week's Excursions
Hundreds of the Endeavorers will re
main In the city throughout the week and
excursions have been arranged for their
entertainment every day.
This morning the entire Alameda contin
gent, to the number of seventy-five, and
many others of the Endeavorers, will start
for Mt. Lowe, and on their return this
evening a reception will be tendered them
at the chamber of commerce. On Tuesday
a trip has been arranged to Catallna, where
a 7 oclock p. m. prayer meeting will be
held aboard the boat at the Island. On
Wednesday excursions to Santa Monica,
Long Beach and Redondo will be the order
of the day. Thursday has been set aside
for sight-seeing about the city, and Friday
will be the day of the excursion to San
High and Grammar Schools Hold Ap
propriate Services
COMiPTON. June 26.—Wednesday night
the high school held Its first comme'nce'm'erot
In the W. C. T. U. hall, Mabel Crum a».d
Daisy Steele being the first to receive dip
lomas. The essays were very fine, Miss
Crum's on the "Nicaragua Canal" and
Miss Steele's on "Individuality."
The address of the evening was by Rt.
Rev. Joe. H. Johnson, blsuop ot Los Angeles,
and was appreciated by the large audi
ence. Professor Bert Kinney made a short
and apt addirese, and presented the diplomas,
Friday night the grammar school held' Its
closing a most successful year.
On Friday night the grammar school held
its commencement In the same hall, about
400 being present. The essayists were Miss
Annettes Dalrson and Mr. Ralph Mulhorn
and a recitation by Nathan Games, all of
which was very fine. Dean M. E. Phillips
of the University of Southern California
made the address, and It Is generally pro
nounced the best heard in Compton for
many a day.
The principal, M. E. Williams, presented
the class to Judge J. M. Shepard, who, on
behalf of the board of education, delivered
the diplomas. Nathan Games, in a neat
little speech, presented from the class of
'98 an elegant writing desk to Professor
Wililame. The Comipt'on orchestra fur
nished the mus4c. The class list Is as fol
lows: Nathan Games, Ralph Mulherron,
Alora Rice, Clifford West, Annette Davison,
Mattle Haylock, Mattle Davis, Mamie Ab
bott, Eva Barron, Callie Horshman,Charles
Murphy, William Steele.
Two Thousand Excursionists Spend
the Day at Redondo
REDONDO, June 26.—This resort has been
unusually bright today. Fair weather made
the beach pleasant and the presence of great
numbers of visitors from Los Angeles and
interior towns contributed to enliven things
to a holiday degree. A big fish dinner served
free to the public by the hospitable citizens
of the town tended further; to make this a
red-letter day. The dinner was in every
*ay a great success and was greatly en
joyed by the two thousand or more hungry
mortals who partook of It.
A number of the Los Angeles sharpshoot
ers came down today to join the Redondo
riflemen In trying their new range.
Mr. F. Harrison, Ralph Harrison ot San
Francisco and Miss Fannie B. Morrison or
rian Jose form a party of tourists now stop
ping at the Hotel Redondo.
Mrs. W. H. Sheeks of Los Angeles Is a
,-uesi. at the Redondo hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Borden of Los An
geles are at their beach cottage for the sum
Captain H. J. Toberman, commander 01
troop X of the First Southern California
volunteer cavalry, is a guest at the Hotel
Arrangements are being made to hold a
tennis tournament here in the near"future.
Mrs. J. H. Seymour has gone to her former
home In Torres, Mexico, to remain for ten
J. H. Fisher Is General Manager of the
Redlands Street Railway
REDLANDS, Cal., June 26.—The South
ern California Power company, at Los An
geles, formerly of this city, recently elected
the following officers: President, Henry
Fisher; vice-president, George H. Barker;
general manager, H. H. Sinclair; secretary,
J. B. Miller.
J. H. Fisher, who has been secretary of
the Southern California Power company,
has been duly Installed as secretary and
.general manager of the Redlands street
' railway company, and has already begun
Improvements on the line.
Tunnel No. 8. the largest of a series of
tunnels being built by the Southern Cali
fornia Power company, in Santa Ana can
yon. Is now through and is being cemented.
The flumes between the tunnels are alio
being built, and the work Is rapidly pro
gressing, and will undoubtedly be completed
by the specified time, October l.
The Bpworth league of the M. E. church
held an Ice cream social Friday evening at
the resldenca of T. B. Inch.
Friday evening twenty-three of the mem
bers of the local Junior O. U. A. M. lodge
went to Riverside In tallyhos to assist In the
Initiation of members. Those who were in
attendance from Redlands were Messrs. J.
.Wayne Amos, J. L. Stevenson, George Sis
son, George A. Isbell, Wlckersham, Dr.
Lashlee, George Norton, T. W. Johnson,
Rice, Roy Malone, Juchernuch, John Stan
ley, A. D. Lyon, J. T. Bennett. Rhelnhart,
Walter Wood. W. A. Ferguson. J. B. Cryer,
J. W. Large, H. V. Cram, J. W. Wilson, E.
N. Sturtevant and F. G. Fulton.
The Eastberne Improvement club met Fri
day evening at the residence of A. A. Henry
on Sylvan boulevard. The president, E. I.
' Martin, gave a short address on, the .alms
and objects of the society, and several other
questions were debated but no definite ac
tion taken.
A. R. Frame has gone to Long Beach for
the summer.
A. G. Hubbard and E H. Spoor have re
signed as directors of the First National
bank, and Henry Fisher and J. J. Sruss
have been elected to fill the vacancies.
Tha Gamy Fish Furnish Sport at
AVALON, June 26.—The steamer Falcon
brought over ninety-two people yesterday,
the largest number tor a regular trip so far
this season.
Yesterday was a good day for tuna, or
rather for the people who went out to catch
them. The launch sunbeam took out Mr.
Foster andl Mr. George Johnson, and each
got a fish. Mr. Johnson made the first
strike about a mile from Long point, and
brought his fish to gaff In Just eleven min
utes from the time that he cast off flrom the
launch. The second' strike fell to Mr. Fos
ter, and was a very gamey fish, and took
am hour and ten minutes to kill. At one
time it looked as though tihe fish was going
to make Its escape and take about 900 feet
of new 31 Cutty hunk line with him. The
reel slipped from Its seat, and at tlht same
time the tuna made a long run, and before
he could be stopped he had run out all but
about ten feet of the line. This fish is a
record for small boat tuna fishing.
The boat that Mr. Foster was In was a
twelve-foot, round-bottom, double-end
oanoe, one of those little cranky things
that will upset on tihe slightest provocation
In the .hands of any but an experienced
Mr. Frazler got his thlrdifish last night off
GaMagers. It was a small one, but game
for all that. It took Just an hour of good,
hard work to land his 46 pounds of tuna
steaks. This Is the smallest tuna taken so
far this year.
The schooner Frelda arrived yesterday
from San Diego and Long Beach. She
mads the run from' San D.ego to Long
Beach In a little over twenty-four hours, and
the run from Long Beach to Avalon In three
hours and a half, at good time as the
steamer makes. Messrs. Koch and Burke
are the owners, and sail her themselves.
They are accompanied by their families.
Mr. W. P. Dunham and wife and Mr. G.
A. White-ford caught twenty-seven barra
cuda on rod and reel from the launch Puff
ing Pig yesterday afternoon.
The guests of the Metropole enjoyed an in
formal dance in the ballroom of the hotel
last night. The Catallna orchestra fur
nished the music.
The launch Sunbeam took a large party to
Seal Rocks this morning.
The yellowtall are running close to the
wharf, and It Is seSdom that a day goes by
that there are not several of the fish taken.
The following registered' at the Metropole
yesterday: Mr. C. L. Graher, Los Angeles;
Miss R. C. Dunlap, San Franelsco; Mrs. H.
D. Greene, San Francisco; Mrs. F. S. Coop
er. Los Angeles; Mrs. S B. Millard and
Children, Los Angeles; Miss Gordon, San
Jose; Miss Hlaw, Los Angeles; Mr. H. Z.
Haw, Los Angeles; Mr. Spencer Millard,
Los Angeles; Mrs. J. A. Keys, Sulsun; Miss
K. B. Feecham, San Francisco; Mrs. S. W.
Wakefield, Oakland; Miss Wakefield, Oak
land; Dr. and Mrs. Briese, Los Angeles;
Miss B. Shannon, Boston; Mr. J. Schrod'eT,
Los Angeles; Mrs. H. L. Schroder, Mr. J.
M. Johnson, Mr. O. A. Campbell, J. J. Ber
cen and wlfle, Mr. P. J. Hummel. Mrs. H.
C. Duffm, Los Angeles; H. J. Henskamp
and wife, Monteclto; Mrs. S. C. Hubbell,
Mr. D. M. Le.-oy, Miss L. L. Hubbell. Mrs.
P. M. Dannlel, Los Angeles; Miss L C. Al
ter, St. Louis; Mr. R. J. Medway, Mr. S. E.
Knapp, H. Dodge and'wife, Los Angeles.
At the Grand View: Mr. J. M. Titlow
and wife, Philadelphia; Dr. H. P. Barton,
wife and child, Ontario; Miss Frank'.e
Wells. Miss Lulu Moore, Mrs. A. Termler,
Place City, Mo.; Mrs. Dr. A. H. Palmer,
Pasadena; Mrs. Bacon, Sioux City; H.
Dodge and wife. Los Angeles.
At the Catallna: J. N. Brown, Tucson;
Mrs. Josefa Maldonado, Tucson; Miss Rosa
Simmons, M'ss R. De Campasano, Los
Angeiles, Camp Swanfeldt; Rotoert Mitchell,
W. A. Kelsey, Los Angeles; W. F. Shat
tuck and family, Alameda.
At the Pasadena house: Mrs. D. B. Van
Slyck, Pasadena.
The City Council on to the "Blind
Pig"—No Session Today
PASADENA. (Office of The Herald, 68
East Colorado Street) June 26.—The dele
gates elected yeeterday afternoon by tihe
' Prohibitionists at their meeting in the Free
Methodist church on Pair Oaks avenue will
attend the county Prohibition convention
tomorrow In Los Angeles. Pasadena con
•ributes thirty-four delegates as her quota.
The members of the" party here are beetlr
r.ng themselves at present, and hope to ac
complish much during the interval before
the next campaign. A good deal Is hoped
for In the way of Improvement in local af-
Pars also, especially since the city council
has shown Interest In the "blind pig" enter
prises which exist here, and which the po
lice find themselves unable to break up. To
the end! of awakening more sentiment In
favor of Prohibition, the Prohibitionists
have decided to form a club in the near fu
ture. Rev. E. Leonardson. chairman, and
Harmon Cook, secretary, have been chosen
a committee Do secure s hall and to arrange
details for a public rally, when an organi
zation will be made.
Officer Reynolds went out to the-oaks In
the vicinity of the Country club this even
ing to dispose of the horse which had been
left to die by Its owners, somt Mexicans
riving in the vicinity.
The city council will meet tomorrow and
adjourn until Wednesday afternoon, no
meeting 'taking place tomorrow, because a
majority of the trustees will be unable to be
present. Wednesday's session Is set apart
for the hearing of protectants against the
permitting of a franchise to the Terminal
Highest Honors—World's Pair,
Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair.
A Pars flrsps Cream of Tartar Powder.
40 VF AP S THE ST/ nTr> amn.
An Orange Picker Helps Himself to
Soma Other People's
RIVERSIDE, June 26.—District Attorney
QUI and Court Stenographer Felton went
to Banning yesterday for the purpose of
conducting an examination in the cases of
John and W. W. Thorn and Sam Blach,
who had a row over a lease of some land,
during which threats were made by the dif
ferent parties to do some shooting. Accord
ing to the story told by Mr. Oill upon his
return all the parties were about equally
guilty, and the court arriving at that con
clusion, it was decided to put all three men
under 1250 bonds each to keep the peace, and
all is serene in the Pass city again. There
was a larceny charge In connection with
the row also, but this was dismissed. This
charge grew out of the fact that Black
charged the Thorns, who are his tenants,
with having killed and sold his (Black's)
W. Pennington, an orange picker who has
spent the winter here, is now In the county
Jail, where he awaits examination on a
charge of burglary. Pennington decided, as
the orange picking season was about over,
he would clear out» for the" northern citrus
belt, but before leaving concluded to fit
himself out in the clothes line; so he broke
into the room of the proprietor of the Japa
nese restaurant yesterday afternoon and
stole therefrom a quantity of clothing. Pen
nington then skipped out for Colton, but
the telephone had been brought into use,
and when the fugitive landed at that town
he was met and arrested by Constable Bag
ley of Colton.
Miss Ella Pann, Miss Edith Beamer and
Mra J. T. Short, who have been visiting in
San Francisco for some weeks, returned
last evening.
About a dozen members of the Riverside
Wheelmen's league went to Harlem this
morning to enjoy the day at that resort.
The committee In charge of the work of
Improving the city's picnic park has decided
to build a pavilion on the park grounds,
where meetings as well as dances can be
held. It Is proposed to do the work by sub
scription, and C. M. Dexter, one of the com
mittee, who circulated a subscription paper
yesterday received many large donations
of funds for the purpose. Enough money
has been assured to Insure the commence
ment of the building.
The annual examination of applicants for
teachers' certificates is In progress In the
city. A large number of candidates for the
coveted paper which will entitle them to
teach shool are In attendance, and yester
day several were notified of their success.
The successful ones In the primary grade
were: Bertha Wilbur, Riverside; Mary
Bowler, Pomona; Kate Lacy, Riverside;
Alda Whttlock, San Jacinto; Harry Hen
derson, Elsinore; Grace Johnson, Olive El
well and Minnie Morrison, Riverside; Min
nie Hudson, San Jacinto, and Gertrude
Towne, Murietta. The examination of can
didates In the grammar grade has closed,
but as yet no announcement has been made
of the successful applicants. The high
school and special examinations for promo
tions will begin tomorrow morning, and will
continue for three days.
The past two days has seen a small re
vival In the orange trade, but not of suffi
cient volume to get all the fruit off before
the season Is too late and the fruit has
passed the sound period.
The Sunday Ordinance of Badlands Is
Legally Knocked Out
superior court yesterday knocked out the
Redlands Sunday ordinance, as regards
playing billiards, on the ground of its un
constitutionality, as It stopped a man's
pleasure at home as well as In public, and a
man had as much right to play billiards on
Sunday as on any other day. Riverside
has been waiting for this decision, In order
to pass a similar ordinance If It held good.
A letter has Just been received from
Frank A. Reed, who, with four others,
started two weeks ago for the Alaska gold
fields. The letter was written from Ketch
lean, a salmon fishery village of 76 Swedes
and the same number of Indians, about 60
miles from the mouth of the river they
were about to descend; about 2100 mile;
from home, and 150 miles from the diggings.
He states the sun sets there at 9:16 p. m.
and rises some time before morning, too
early for him to discover. They were to
take a little sloop to the mouth of the river
and row their little boat up to the locating
Mrs. Horace Clark died this morning soon
after midnight, aged 61 years. She had been
married 43 years and was the mother Df
eleven children, eight of whom, three sons
and five daughters, and her husband sur
vive her. She had been a resident of San
Bernardino since 1869.
The Ontario schools contributed 1115.811 to
the battleship fund, and Rlalto 31.86, mak
ing a total of 3471.16 now paid In.
A unique bluff Is made by W. P. Price of
Ontario, whose wife Is suing him for ali
mony and support, claiming that they have
a homestead worth $8000, half which she
paid out of her own money, and that Price
has $1300 cash In bank. The lattor advertis
es aa follows: "To the charitab<e: Want
ed—The loan of a few dollars (I have no
security to offer). A little food would be
gratefully received. W. P. PRICE."
If Anyone Doubts
' That ths utmost cleanliness Is observed In
the process of distillation.and bottling of
Purltas, let }>tm visit our water department.
I Ice and Cold Storage company. Tel. 228.
Latest styles wall paper at A. A. JSck
■trora's, tU South Spring- street.
J Retiring From Business J
[ Important j
J This Retiring From Business Sale is of fa
« great importance to all who care to pos- V
y sess genuine Diamonds at a very mod- f
J crate figure. Our bona fide reductions %
f have brought each article in the store j
A down to exactly what a similar grade
$L. would cost in wholesale lots direct of the jJon
3g importer. The advantage is evident.
» $24 Diamond and Ruby Link Cuff Buttons $16.50 %
T $22 Diamond Solitaire Link Cuff Buttons $12.00 H
J $45 Diamond Solitaire Link Cuff Buttons $32.00 J
r $15 Diamond Solitaire Link Cuff Buttons $10.50 J
tk Each article marked In plain black figures with reduced price In red. 3
3 Lissner & Co. i
I GOLDSMITHS 91c c Snrino* s*
ra silversmiths, opticians s« spring our
, On July 1, 1898 ■ |
I JVX.SX $1.65 Per 1000 feet j
I Service Pipes Will Be Run Free of Charge ] |
Small Cottages will be piped, gas fixtures furnished and hung, and <
gas stoves sold and connected, at absolute cost, payable in Install- j j
merits of $1.00 per month. < i
The cost of piping and furnishing gas fixtures for a five-room j [
cottage will be on an average less than $15.00. • , ,
Call and see our new Gas Appliance Department at 430 !
Eoadway. Open Saturday nights until 10 oclock. j
\ngeles Lighting Company |
437 South Broadway g
123 South Main Street I ™***
CATARRH A SPECIALTY. We cure the wont earn* In two or tore, montha. Special .arfeeSJ
Iron Ban Freaelsoo Plipenur; In constant attendance examination with mleroteope, la
eluding enalyala. FS.BK TO IVkRYBOPY. The poor treated free from 10 to 12, Friday.. Out
long experience enable, a. to treat tb. went mm. of secret or private dli.uea with ABS •
LTJTJ CKaiAINTY OF SUCCESS. Mo matter wLat your troubl. if. »>me and talk with ml
you will net regret It Cure guaranteed for Waiting Drain., Undeveloped Organ, and Lml
Our Home Brew
Maler ft Zobeleln's lager, fresh from their
brewery, on draught In all the principal
saloons; delivered promptly In bottles or
kegs. Office and brewery, 440 Aliso street;
telepbone 91.
Hawley, King ft Co., cor. Fifth St. and
Broadway, agents genuine Columbus Buggy
company buggies and Victor bicycles.
Largest variety Concord business wagons
and top delivery wagons. Hawley, King ft
Agents Victor, Keating, World, Steams
and March bicycles. Hawley, King ft Co.
Everything on wheels. Hawley, King &
Co., corner Fifth street and Broadway.
SHERER—At his late residence, 777 Col
lege street, this city, Randolph Sherer, a
native of Switzerland, aged 59 years, 1
month, 22 days.
Funeral Monday, June 27th, at 2 p. m..
from the parlors of Booth & Boylson, 256
South Main street.
at Southern California Lodge No. 278,
•ufar F. and A. M., will meet at Masonic
\ Temple at 2 p. m. Tuesday, June 28th,
to attend the funeral of our late brother,
Francis C. Woodbury. Visiting brethren
Invited. W. B. ROWLEY, W. M.
tS4L Say, don't forget ?
HWk To attend the J
Graduating Exercises ' j
T> School
I 1&27 Talks jj
# The graduating; exercises I'
# of this college will be held <
J in Simpson Tabernacle j,
5 this evening at 8 oclock. j)
A All former students and 9
0 friends of the college cor- i
# dially invited. -0
# Good program. J |
# Admission free. | j
a) . . CURRIER BLOCK . . a)
m Band for catalogue about ths soilsge #
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Baker Iron Works
960 to 960 Buena Vista Street,
Adjoining 8. P. Grounds. Tel 124.
I Continued I
jj The Great 1
s Mid-June Sale |
J This great Millinery event g»j
as will continue all this week.
S Many new and greater values f
g have been added to the lots 5»
g of last week. JG
S Trimmed Hats, B*.
5 Hats and all materials with j£
• which to trim them are of- 5£
S fered at remarkable reduc- 5;
5 tions. The qualities are all f
■ of that high standard for %
5 which "The Wonder" is
5 famous. 3F
i The Wonder 1
I Millinery 1
9* Successors to Lud Zobel & Co. JJS
7 219 South Spring Street &
Swanfeldt Has Removed
o 220 S. Main St.oddfeiiowi-BHH*
Cotton Duck, etc
os Angeles Tent and Awning Company
A. W. »WAH FELDT. 24) a Main St
Siska Institute
1718 Sacramento Street
Near Van Ness Aye.
Home aad Day School for Girls
'rom Primary through Collegiate work. Bu
lerlor advantages In Languages and Muslo
ndlvldual attention. Small classes. Special
tudents admitted.
MMB. B. ZISKA. A. M., Principal.
128 NORTH MiW tsts-im
Diseases of fIEN only.
Blood, Skin, Kidneys, Veins,
Weaknesses, Poisonous Dis
charges. Fees low. Quick
Cures. Call or writs

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