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Summer Schools Diligent With Valua
ble Pursuits—The Children's
Chautauqua a Success
LONG BEACH, July 25.—This Is Ebell
day and it has been the best of tho present
assembly. A great many ladles represent
ing Ebell clubs wero present. Los Angeles
and th'o Santa Ana valley being especially
.well represented.
The members of the clubs met In confer-
Anco In the Presbyterian church shortly
After the arrival of the morning trains, for
,the purpose of exchanging views and talk
ing over the advisability of formlnga State
federation of Ebell clubs. Tho meeting was
proslded over by Mrs. H. S. Bartlett of the
pamta Ana valley Ebell club. Mrs. Eugt no
J/ettlgrew of Los Angeles Ebell acting as
Secretary. After listening to a general
exchange of views in which the proposition
President of the Chatauqua Assembly of Southern California
to federate was thoroughly discussed a
decision In favor of the scheme was
The usual morning devotional service,
followed by Hlble study by Dr. Frcst awl
the Sunday school normal class by Miss
Morris took up the early morning, Mrs.
Dutton gave the third of her series of dem
onstration lectures on cookery, her subject
this morning being a leciture. on "Meats."
This class In cookery, led by this thor
oughly competent lady. Is one of the most
popular and successful in tbe assembly.
Children's Chautauqua
One of tho interesting features of tho as
sembly has been the Juvenile Chautauqua
under the direction of Mrs. Helena Ledlle
of Los Angeles. A Juvenile meeting has
been held every morning In tho great audi
torium with an attendance 1 that has
reached 200. Mrs. LedJlo has enlisted the
services of a number of persons capable of
entertaining and Instructing (he children,
and tho children's hour has been one of the
best meetings of the day. Among those
who havo assisted aro tho Hoys. Dr. Frost,
Dr. H. It. Walker, S. C. -endall and Hall,
Mrs. Eva Rolfo, A. It. Condit and L. 10.
Bnssctt. The children wear badges of yel
low and white and have elected as their
officers: President, Miss Ada Campbell;
.Vice president, Wtilber Hall; secretary,
Claudlna Stevens; corresponding secre
tary, Josephine Winter; treasurer. Earnest
Summer School
The lecturer on "Pedagogy" presented
the term "mind stuff," used by some psych
ologists, meaning by it tho material that
creates the essence of mind.
Tho lecturo on "Conscience" discussed
the activities of the child as It gathers ex
perience In physical restraints. In this
Stage of development'the activities of con-
The Leader of the Chautauqua Art School
duct seem to have no moral content In
In general history, Prof. Hooso explained
tho evolution of our alphabet from the
hieroglyphic beginnings (picture stage),
introducing the phonetic form, followed by
the third stage, or symbolic letter. The
ancient Mexicans never got beyond the
first two stages. The Egyptians evolved
the three stages. The Phoenicians Improved
upon the form of the letters. The Greeks
simplified the forms still more. Thon came
the Roman or modern letter.
"Anglo-Saxon Forms of Government
Introduced Into the American Colonies',"
was the Bubject of Prof. Roofs lecture to
day. "By tho wise use of such standard
authorities as Howard's Local Constitu
tional History, Woodrow Wilson's The
State, and Fiske's Civil Government, etc.,
the students were shown how to Investi
gate a historical subject and were also.able
to learn with what colonies of America
those "English Institutions that suffered
a sea change" had been Introduced. There
was found the early home of the town
meetings, tho parish, the manor and the
county; and thus was traccvl the develop
ment of these forms In the westorn world,
for the naturo of Institutions Is best un
derstood when their growth has been
Physical Culture
In today'B lesson there were exercises to
promote healthy circulation of the blood.
Among them were foot and hand exercises
for making the circulation of the blood
downward, which warms the feet and
hands, thereby removing excess of blood
from tho head and chest.
Afternoon Session
The exercises were under the exclusive
control of the Ebell clubs, with Mrs.
Charles N. Flint of the Los Angeles Ebell
presiding. The first number on the pro
gram was a song, "The Maine Remem
bered," words by Miss Grace A. Dennen,
music by Mrs. Strong, a copy of which was
published in Sunday's Herald.
After the applause thattheslnglngof the
patriotic, song provoked, Mrs, Harriet W.
H. Strong made the address of the day;
her subject, "The Ebell Idea."
"When J. Marlon Crawford," said Mrs.
Strong, "permitted us the pleasure of his
presence? Nt our Ebell reception, tho first
thing he said to mo was, 'What is Ebell?'
I have heen asked three times within an
hour by newspaiper representatives, 'Whnt
is Ebell?* So quietly have we pursued tho
purposes of our organization, r.o unobtru-
Sively and unnoticed have we builded In
our threo societies, like the Temple of
Fame, no sounds have been heard of the
workman's hammer. It Is with a view of
permitting our works to speak for us that
we have accepted the courtesy of the Chau
tauqua society to come here to say In an
swer to this question. The history is brief
—the planting of the seed—but the neces-
One of Chautauqua's Popular Lecturers
sity and preparation of the soli embraces
'potential facts and the logical conclusions
which led to the conception of this organ
ization are steps In advancement com
mensurate with others that have marked
the last quarter of a century. Dr. Ebell
was a scjentilic man, born in India, where
the utter degradation of womanhood ex
ists. Educated In this country, he was
among the early advocates of betterment
to the race through betterment of that
class least understood to need profound
study, through scientific research and de
duction. Wo learn that no progressive step
Is taken In the realm of nature until the
time and conditions are ready for It. Each
Incident has a place, each movement Hs
true proportions, and what passes for for
fortunato accident or moves to
the rhythm of exact law, and is In itself a
completion or complement of potential
forces always at work, as surely ana suc
oesflively as the granite formations which
at length yiledlng to the operations of dis
integration made possible soils and pro
ducts and animal life. So, too, when the
upward race movement reached a point
whero (better Informed, better educated)
a thinking womanhood was a necessity,
there arose thoso who saw this and pre
pared to supply the need.
"The Eboll Idea unelerstood Is a lesson In
civil government. The Incorporation un
der laws of this state a lesson In law,
while Its plan of united effort Is the best
lesson In reciprocity. Trie yearly reports
of tho various sections give a resume of
work accomplished In other branches. The
club Idea Is almost eliminated where the re
ceptive faculties are exercised. We have
It. however, in the members who belong
to the club and general society. The pre
vailing spirit of the times seems to care
little for culture, for excellence, for super
iorities which make men truly great.
What it chiefly cares for is to have re
served seats In the great assemblages of
this world."
Ebell Sections
After Mrs. Strong's address Mrs. Q. D.
Ruddy, curator of the literary section of
tho Los Angeles Ebell, gave arl outline
of what was done the past winter In the
studies of the living writers, finishing her
remarks by Introducing Mrs. J. B. Millard
of Los Angeles, who represented the work
of the literary section by reading a paper
on "A Trio of Modern French Authors."
Mrs. Victor Montgomery, curator o£ the
story teller section of the Santa Ana Val
ley Ebell, furnished a charming paper on
the work of this section, which was fol
lowed by a poem by Miss 7.. Talbott and
a recitation by Mrs. Hlshop.
The tourist section. Mrs. H. S. Emit, Long
Beach, curator, was epresented by a
paper on "Siberia and the Nihilists." by
Mrs. H. B. Cushman, read by Miss Nina
Clarice Cuthbert.
History of art section was represented by
Mrs. William F. Bartlett, curator, of Santa
Ana Velley Ebell, who presented a graphic
paper on "The Value ot the Study of tho
History of Art."
The following excellent musical pro
gram was rendered at Intervals during tho
Piano duo—ltaly Moßkowskl
Mrs. C. W. Seeley, Miss F. Riley.
Violin solo—Selections from Lohengrin.
Miss Alice Maxon.
Piano solo—Norwegian Bridal Procession.
Mrs. Strange.
Vocal solo—Dite Moi Goddard
Mrs. Allen Le Doux.
A paper on the power and Influence of
music as an art and sclcnco led to
an interesting discussion, in which
the following ladies participated:
Mrs. Ashley, Mrs. Pcttlgrow, Mrs.
Vocal solo—From Linda de Chnmonnlx.
Miss Ethel Urahnm.
Evening Session
There was a large audience present last
night, and thoy wero more than pleased
with tho entertainment furnished. The
solos by Mrs. Princess Long nnd A. H.
Cogswell preceding the lecture were, as
usual, delightfully rendered.
Mr. Conary's lecture, "Around the
Stove," proved to be a unique and original
humorous sketch. "Around the Stove" is
a story made tip of stories. The scene is
laid in a country store of ilfteon years ago
in the state of Maine, one of the old
fashioned kind, dry goods on one side,
groceries on the other and the postoffice
in the corner. As tho author paints it,
we have tbe pompous proprietor of the
store, chief politician of the town and dis
trict, who tells bow bis speech in congress
breaks tbe famous "Gareelon ring" in
'79. Ills son, tbo Harvard college stu
dent, dudlsh and conceited, who criticises
each story because It Is not classical, who
tells how Phanes was sent out of Egypt for
attempting to kill a cat. O'Rourke, the
genial Irishman, recounts how ho worked
his passage over. The village barber,
who, like all men engaged in that business,
is a musician in a way, slugs a song that
was popular fifteen years ago. The pe
dantic old schoolmaster, thoroughly good
and eminently pious, tells the Indian le
gend that explains how the ghost of "Dg
gemoggln Reach" came there; which, by
tbe way. Is a true story of the coast of
Maine, for the schoolmaster, so fond of
precision, wlil tell no other kind. The
good-natured "drummer," who happens
to be snowbound for a day or so, tells a
"drummer's yarn," a little bit out of the
common run if drummers' yarns. Last,
but not least, the old deacon, lean and skin
ny, so full of ,lokes that he can hardly re
frain from using them in his prayers, tolls
of the fun "Me and Henry ustcr hey down
on the old farm." The sketch, poetic and
pathetic, was yet designed by the author
to mnke people laugh.
Chautauqua Notes
The decorations today were very beauti
ful, the platform holding a wealth of
flowers and plants. At the rear was the
word "Ebell" in the club colors of pink
on a green background, under which was
the club Insignia, an anchor of pink roses.
Tho song, "The Maine Remembered."
was sung by a mixed quartette consisting
of Mrs. Princess Long, Mrs. William Schil
ling. Jr., Dr. A. T. Covert and William
John Temple Graves, who Is to lecture
here tomorrow anil Wednesday evenings,
can talk faster and ask more questions in
three consecutive minutes than any news
paper man south of Muson and Dixon's
line. He Is a genuine newspaper man
from his finger tips to tbe toes of his
boots—bright, alert, quick to catch a point
and "nail" it. He began his journalistic
career 10 years ago as managing editor
of the only dally in the state of Florida,
the Times-Union. After that he became
manager in chief of the Atlanta Journal,
which position he still holds. A few years
ago he turned his attention to the lecture
platform, and has met with the most
marked success. Mr. Graves Is a grand
nephew of John C. Calhoun.
Today's Program
7:3o—Devotional hour.
g:oo—New Testament study, Dr. Frost.
9:OO—S. S. Normal, Miss Morris.
10:00— Lecture In Cookery, "Desserts,"
Mrs. Dutton.
B:Bo—Prelude. Reading, Miss Wright.
3:00— College day program.
Piano solo. Miss Phillips.
Reading. Miss Beulah Wright.
Solo, Miss Carrie Hart.
g:oo—Lecture. "Politics and Patriotism,"
John Temple Graves.
Redlands Gossip
REDLANDS, July 26.—Yesterday after
neon, as the 11-year-old son of W. S. Miller
attempted to alight from a moving- wagon,
he lost his balance and fell, breaking his
arm above the wrist.
Burglars aro again attempting opera
tions In this city. In the past week as
many as half a dozen attempts have been
made to enter homes In various parts of
The Red Cross society of this city now
has a membership of 107.
A Mexican was arrested by Constable Rl
vera Saturday evening on a charge of dis
turbing the peace. Owing to tho Inability
of the officers ta locate witnesses, the trial
has been postponed.
City Cleric 1.. W. Clark spent Sunday
with his family at Lo:-.g Beach.
Mrs. A. Q. Hubbard has gone to Santa
Monica for the balance of the summer.
Rev. A. L. Park has returned from a
month's vlalt in San Francisco.
Mr. Rogers and family, who reside on
East State street, have gone to the moun
tains on a two months' camping trip.
A. T. Gantt returned today from a ten
days' camping trip at Akers' forest home.
James Medland and Irvln Runyon re
turned today from a several days' trip to
the coast.
C. 11. Eaton, tho local Southern Pacific
agent, spent Sunday with relatives In Pas
Austin Park and Wm. He Hart have re
turned from a two weeks' camping trip ii
Bear valley.
11. W. Kettering and family and Ml«s
Etta Kendall have gone to Bear valley for a
couple of weeks.
Winners of the Tennis Tournament.
Some Well Contested Games.
Personal Notes
AVALON, July 23.—There were at least
twelve parties out for Jewfllh yesterday,
and only one of them was successful. Any
number of sharks, however, were hooked,
and they arc no small game to play on a
twenty-one cutty hunk line. The for
tunate fisherman for the Israelite was Mr.
Bently, who was out with Jim Gardner.
The llsh are generally plentiful at "the
fence." and Is was there that tho boat was
brought to and the lines put down for the
big fish. For two hours and throe minutes
Mr. Bently's big fish made every effort to
escape, and It was not until the gaff hook
was in his side that he abandoned all
hope. It was nearly dark when the party
returned to Avalon and tho fish was put
on the scales, which lie tipped at pounds.
The baracUda seem to have gone away
for a little vacation, as they have not been
hooked in any numbers for the past three
days. It is now nearly time for tho big
runs of yellowtail.
The bay has been alive for the past two
days with tbe smallest kind of shrimps,
blown in by the winds that have been out
In the channel. None (tf them are more
than half an inch long and about as thick
as tho point of a lead pencil.
Whin the bathers came to tako their
afternoon dip yesterday It was found that
the water around the bath house was filled
with small jellyfish, which Inflicted pain
ful stings if they chanced to touch the
Tho launch Kunhoam was chartered by B.
Ogdon yesterday for a trip around the
island. Tho ontiro trip consumed six
hours and twenty-five minutes, not count
ing a stop which was made at Johnson's
la ndiug.
Tennis Tournament
The tennis tournament, which was start
ed the middle of tho week, was finished
yesterday. Mr. Bowling:, Jr., winning the
final in the gentlemen's singles from If.
Jones-Bateman, after a hard and well
played game. Tn tho men's doubles the
brothers Itowring beat Jones-Bateman
and Donnell by a score of 4-C, 6-5, C-l. The
last set was one of the most exciting in the
entire tournament, and was remarkable
for brilliant volleys and rallies. The la
dles' doubles wore won by Misses Donnell
and Kidder from Misses Palmer and Lan
ders, (1-1. The mixed doubles were won
by Miss Donnell and Mr. Trailor, from Miss
Kidder and Mr. Lamb. This game was
well contested, and the fortunate players
wore accorded generous applause as they
left the court. In the Inst game of the
ladies' singles Miss O. Donnell won from
Miss Palmer by a score of <I-2, 0-2. The win
ning of this game carries the championship
of Avalon with il, and Miss Donnell is
welt entitled to tho honor. In the final of
tho men's singles Mr. Bowring, Jr., and
Mr. Jones-Bateman were tho contestants.
Tlie game was won by Mr. Itowring, score,
6-3, G-5. Among the entries were Misses
Kidder, Donnell) Walton, Palmer, Bessie
Palmer, and Messrs. Lamb, Traylor, Chaf
fln, Donell, Walton, Jones-Bateman, Lan
ders, Bowring iind Jenkins.
Wnlter Broad Well, tho Los Angeles at
torney, Is at tho Metropole for a short stay.
Mrs. J. E. Pinter came over on yester
day's bnnt, and will spend some time on
the Island.
Judge Trask is taking a short rest at
the Metropole.
E. M. Boffgs and wife of Redlands ar
rived yesterday for a short stay,
J. G. Zobeletn and party are at the Glen
O. H. Tuttle of Los Angeles Is stopping
at the Grand VI w.
F. B. Warner is visiting his family at
Camp Idlewlld. He will return later for
a longer stay.
At the Hotels
Metropole—Walter Brodwell, S. F. Car
ter, J. H. Richards, Miss Pratt, H. C. Fra
zer and wife, Mrs. J. E, Pixter, Miss Wad
dllove, T. W. King, EdwaVd R. Ifulo, Miss
Hale, Miss Hemingway, Walter J. Trask.
D. C. Kurtz, Miss C. Kurtz, Los An
geles; H. S. King and wife, Miss King. Miss
H. King, Mrs. F. A. Glover, S. C. Wallis,
M. Boehen, San Francisco; E. M. Boggs
and wife, Redlands; Miss Rogers, Gover
nor's Island, N. V.; Mrs. L. H. Root. Chi
cago; Miss Hubbard, Pasadena; N. IC
Mitchell, Pasadena; Miss E. Ticks, Sac
Island Villa—C. C Allen and wife, W. R
Bacon and wife, Miss Dunn. Miss A. Dunn,
F. F. Brown. Mrs.' A. A. Hubbard, Clar
ence Hubbard, Pert Hubbard, Mrs. Lum
meyers, Mrs. A. L. Adams, Mrs. J. L.
Throop, Waldo Throop, Los Angeles; Miss
M. A, Capell, Oakland; Henry Wram and
wife, St. Louis; J. Heintz, New York; F.
A. Haydenrelch, Pasadena; Miss A. Jud
son, Chicago; Mrs. A. GintZ, Bellvllle, N.
V.; Mrs. Kloes. Pomona.
Qlenmore—B. Newman, I. A. Wilson, E.
11. Brown, M. L. Blntor, C. E. Jarvls and
wife, J. G. Zobelein, Miss J. Schmidt.
Frank Llndenfeldt, Los Angeles; J. B.
Doddecker ami wife, Little Rock, Ark.;
Q. A. Kelly, SolomonVille; Miss J. Kelly,
Mrs. B. W. Kelly. Bolomonville) Mrs. Ja
cobs, Now Mexico.
Camp Swanfeldt—W. H. Brown. J. E.
Moore, O. F. Eriokson, Peter Eriokson,
Mrs. Eriokson, J. E. Parsons, Will Lock
wood, Los Angeles; E. Forney and wife,
Lordsbergi J. Ehresman, Lordsberg; J. F.
Shank and wife, Rhoda Thomas, Glen
dora; Mrs. E. E. Thompson, San Bernar
dino; Miss Ella Thompson, San Bernar
dino; Miss M. Gorhan, Santa Barbnra; C.
S. Slant, Tucson.
Grand View—Miss Ada E. Skofstad, O.
H. Tuttle, A. Gcurge S. Colvin.nnd wife,
George T. Colvln, Pltsburg; J. S. Stotter,
Brilliant, Cal.; R. S. Gaylor and wife, Cu
Orange Scraps
ORANGE, July 25.—Tomorrow morning
Miss Annio Wood will leave for Govlna to
visit with the family of Rev. J. W. litter.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Smith of El Modeno
left this morning for Pennsylvania. On the
way back they will visit frieuids in Nebras
ka. They will return to this seotlon after
a few months' stay in the east.
On Friday Henri F, Gardner and son,
Howard, went to San Pedro.
Qeo. W. Weeks has moved his family and
household effects to Los Angeles.
John W. McCarty has taken his wife and
family to Newport for a two weeks' outing.
Attorney Wm. P, Heathman of Santa
Ana was In town today.
An expedition consisting entirely of wom
en has been forme d In Australia m explore
the, Solomon islands, the home of the fierc
est erannibals known. Hitherto white men
have been able to penetrate only a few
miles inland. i, j
The Redlands Company Must Live Up
to Its Contract—Two Vets Grow
Hot—Briefs and Personals
RIVERSIDE, July 25.—Harry Phelps, the
second son of ex-City Clerk W. W. Phelps,
who has been a sufferer from Bright's
disease for over a year, died Sunday after
noon. The deceased was but 14 years of
age, and his case is one that has puzzled
the physicians, as this disease Is seldom
found among the young.
John White and Leonard Cunningham,
the young horse thieves who were arrest
ed in Los Angeles last Saturday by Con
stable WeSterfleld, will have their prelim
inary examination next Thursday. Both
boys will probably plead guilty, for they
havo admitted their guilt, and the officers
have plenty of evidence.
E. Gsreon, the stranger who was taken
Into custody last Saturday on a charge
of Insanity, was exumined today by a
board of physicians and was ordered com
mitted to the asylum at Highlands. Ger
son, It Is stated, has been compelled to
leave half a dozen towns In this part of
the state, where his eccentricities lead
the authorities to prize his room more
than his company.
George Law, a 14-yoar-old San Jacinto
lad, was lodged In the county Jail here
ycßterday to serve a term of ten days for
assault committed upon a small boy of the
same pluce.
Let There Bo Light
Tho electric light committee of the board
of trustees held a called meeting late Sat
urday evening for the purpose of consider
ing the poor light service of the Redlands
company. After a thorough discussion
of tbe matter the committee Instructed the
clerk to write the Redlands company that
this city would hold the company to a
full compliance with the terms of the
If the city does not make some move to
fuprnish the lights to private parties with
whom It has contracted, the chances are
that about all the business men will re
turn to gas. Such a move would result In
a loss to the city of a large monthly rev
enue. It is expected that tho manager
of tho Redlands company wdll be present
at tonight's meeting of the trustees to ex
plain, if ho can, why his company has not
kept its contract.
There was a speck of war on the streets
this morning when Sam N. McCoy and
Charles Lanthcaumo, two old Grand Army
men, engaged in a fight over a trivial
question regarding the movements of the
army in Cuba. McCoy did not like the
criticisms made by Lantheaume, and he
hit the latter, whereupon Lantheaume
shot out his good right arm, landing on
tbe right optic of McCoy, with the result
a large-sized leneh as a face ornament,
that the latter belligerent is now wearing
Friends separated the fighters, who were
growing dangerous In their attack.
"Word has boon received here tothe effect
that Sam Tyson, a former Rlverslder, who
is now a member of the Santa Barbara
company in the Seventh regiment, is lying
at tho point of death from typhoid fever
at the military hospital in San Francisco.
Business in tho orange packing line is
somewhat better the past few days, and
some of tho houses were obliged to work
crews of packers on Sunday In order to
meet rush orders which they had on hand.
The Southern Pacific company Is rushing
the work on the new passenger depot. A
crew of curpenters was kept at work all
day Sunday, and the painters will put In
over-time from now on, as the company
Is very anxious to get the place In shape
by the first of the coming month.
Colonel Bledsoe, the Democratic war
horse nnd prominent attorney of San Ber
nardino, was lv the city today.
Joseph Brown, the one-time prominent
capitalist of San Bernnrdtno county, Is
here on legal business.
J. R. Newberry, the Los Angeles Bier
chant, is In the city attending a lawsuit
In which he is interested as a prlnclpul.
Constable McKim of Sun Jacinto was
here yesterday en route to Los Angeles.|
Redondo Ripples
REDONDO. July 25.—Tho steam schooner
Moshay, from Gray's harbor, and the
schooner San Buena Ventura, from the
same port, arrived yesterday, loaded with
lumber for the Redondo Lumber company.
The ball given last Saturday evening for
the benefit of the Attraction association
was largely attended, and proved a finan
cial success as well as a most enjoyable
Friday evening next an interesting pro
grom Will ba given in the way of aquatic,
sports at the plunge, for the benefit of the
Attraction association.
The pleasure schooner-qncht Rambler,
Captain Crosby, of San Pedro, arrived
Sunday, and will make this her home port
during the summer. Captain Crosby un
til lately was llrst mate of the bnrkenttne
Gleaner, and Is a -thorough "old salt."
Monday evenings the plunge it) reserved
for the cottagers and guests of the hotel,
iind a large party Is contemplating a dip
there this evening.
Among those who spent Saturday and
Sunday here were Carl Martens, the tm
pressarlo, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest H. May and
pon of Pasadena, W. S. Porter and wife,
H, CI. Bundrum and wife, John I. Sabin,
Cosm oMorgan, Mr. and Mrs. Irving L.
Ulinn and Miss Ada H. Ramsdell of Ala
meda, J. O. Vosburg, Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Barker and John Alexander.
The Deal Fell Through
SAN BERNARDINO, July 25.-A few
weeks since the report went out from the
best of authority, those who made the deal,
that the electric and gas plants ot the San
Bernardino company, which had both Just
been consolidated under" one corporation,
had been transferred to the Redlands Elec
tric Power company, and that there had
been a grand consolidation of all the plants
from Redlands to Los Angeles, forming a
combine of many millions of capital for tho
purpose of running all the electric plants
that could 1 be placed in this section of
Southern California. Now it turns out
that the San Bernardino branch of the deal
is off, and all on account of the raise In the
assessment by the county officials. As the
board of equalization raised the assessment
a trifle over $15,000 above former figures, the
public will have It to pay. A new schedule
of prices has been Issued that raises the
price of gas from $3 to $4 per thousand, and
for Incandescent lights Jl per month for all
night, "5 cents until midnight; 00 cents to
10 o'clock, and 50 cents to 9 o'clock. This Is
a raise of 100 per cent In some cases. The
arc lights are »9 for all night, $7 to midnight,
and *S to 9 p. m.
All prices of wall paper greatly reduced.
A. A. Eckstrom, 82* South Spring street.
A Hustling Lot
Of Hustlers
Contestants and their friends have on
their working clothes this week, put
ting forth every possible effort to
secure votes. A story comes from the
courthouse, where two lady stenog
raphers are working hard for two of
the candidates. Each lady insists that
she is entitled to the coupon in The
Herald every morning and each works
all kinds of schemes to get the paper
first. On Sunday one of the ladies
thought she would get the best of her
competitor by getting to the courthouse
early and thus secure two ballots for her
contesting friend. She reached the
office at 7:45, discovering that the other
lady had preceded her fully fifteen min
utes, securing the ballots as well as the
satisfaction of beating her competitor.
Can You Put the Winners Head
On These Shoulders ?
Votes Received up to 5 p. m. July 23
No other record will be made daring
this, the last week.
Thomas Robbins, Traction line 90,491
Con Mclnerny, Santa Monica line 84,578
G. H. Cornell, Los Angeles railway 59,015
W. A. Brown, Pasadena line 55,784
Notice to Coupon Holders
Hereafter votes done up in packages of one hundred and securely tied
need have the name of the candidate on the top coupop only. This is
done to relieve ths contestants of tho necessity of writing the name on
each ballot.
Taking Official Possession of the Ballot Box
At 8 o'clock Saturday evening a committee of conductors and motormen
met at The Herald office, when the keys of the box were turned over to
them by The Herald Publishing Company. The committee, after lock
ing and sealing the ballot box, appointed a keyholder to retain the keys
for them until next Saturday evening, when the commltee will open the
box and make a canvass of the votes therein.
FOR THE WINNER—A Solid Gold" Cased Elgin Time
piece. This souvenir will be presented to the conductor or motor
man having the greatest number of votes on July 30.
The Proposition
The ballot printed herein will appear in each daily issue of The
Herald. Each Sunday issue will contain two ballots. These ballots
can be deposited in the ballot box at the business office of The
Herald up to 10 p. m. each day.
Dally Herald Subscription Proposition for Gold Watch, July so,
18H8, for Conduotora and Motormen of Electric Car Systems of Lot
Angelea, Pasadena and Santa Monica.
Copyrlf at, >m, Hernia Publishing Co.. Los Angeles. Cal. Montgomery Bros, ft n HaW.

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