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Coroner Holds Inquest Over Remains of Late J. P.
Davenport, Who Was Killed in Street
Car Collision
"We, the coroner's Jury, find that the
d«cea*ed, Jamen Perclval Davenport, n
natlre of Virginia of the af« of 63
years, ramn to his death the first day of
December, 190S, by fracture of the skull
Inflicted In an accidental collision be
tween a tmllcy car of the Los Angela*
railway nnd a trolley car of the Los
Angeles Interurbnn railway. From th«
testimony Adduced we find that said ac
cident wns mused either by mlsjudff
mpnt on the part of thp mntorman or
Inefficiency of thn brakes on said car."
Tho above Is the decision of tho
eoronor 1 * Jury which was impaneled to
Inquire Into tho mime of tho death of
ex-Councilman Dnvenport.
At the Inquost. nix WltflMiei testified.
Of that number four were rntinocted
with tho two rnllwny companies In
volved, one gave testimony in no way
relevant to tho accident and only one
of nil tho pnnsptißers on tho two earn
*t the time of the accident, some, ninety
Jn number, testified at the coroner's In
The testimony of tlio motormnn of tho
rar responsible for the norldem wns to
thn effect that ho shut off the power
anil put on the brnko but thnt the brake
did not operate properly. Hl* state
ment was totally without substantia
tion and tw Of tho details were cor
roborated by the other witnesses.
Big Damage Suits Likely
It was stated by a former employe of
the Los Angeles railway that both
Could, the motorman, and Thomas, the
conductor, were discharged from the
nervlce of the company on Recount of
the accident. Employes of tho railway
•ay If that ls the rase that factor
would alono bfl partial admittance of
culpability on tho part of tho two em
Henry ,T. Stevens, attorney for the
Davenport estate, snld: "The fact that
while there was no evidence Introduced
■which would cast any blame on the
railroad makes the verdict of the cor
oner's Jury seem all the stronger, for
It is proctlcally a censure, for either
•way the verdict is Interpreted, tho.
nalance of the blame falls on the Los
Angeles railway. First, if the accident
■was due to the. carelessness of the
motormnn the railroad company is re
sponsible for the acts of Its employes
■while working for said company.
.. "If the accident was due to the faulty
mechanism of the oar the company ls
equally guilty for failure to repair the
■ "It Is believed that damage suits
amounting to many hundreds of thou
sands of dollars will bo the outcome of
the accident. Hut it is believed that the
company will settle most of the claims
out of court." .
, The first witness to be called to the
stand was Halph M. Wntson of 10f>6
West Eighth street. Mr. Watson was a
son-in-law of Mr. Davenport anil
merely testified to identity of the de
ceased and stated that Mr. Davenport
had lived in Los Angeles county for the
past twelve years and that he was 63
years old at the time of his death.
' The motorman of the Washington car
•was next called. W. O. Gould of 829
Central avenue was given as his name
and address, flould said that he had
been In the employ of tho Los Angeles
railway for the past three months, and
that at the time of the accident he was
employed as extra man, having no
regular run. In his own language, his
story of the accident is as follows:
"I wns running west on Washington
street at the rate of. as nearly as I can
Judge, ten miles an hour." When I
was within about a hundred feet of the
crossing of Bush und Washington
streets, I paw the Interurban car
standing on the crossing. It was headed
north, and was going to the city. The
Interurban has the right of way ut
thnt point and I endeavored to stop
my car.
Says Wheels Were Covered With Oil
"I threw on the air, llrut shutting
off the Juice. Although I had about
sixty pounds of pressure on, the Hir
did not take hold. Some eight blocks
nearer town there is v place where
they have beon laying asphalt pave
ment. Tho rails are very slippery with
oil at that point. Some of the oil had
stuck to the wheels of the car and
when I throw on the air, the brake
shoes slipped on the oil and would, not
stop tho car.
"1 then reversed my controller, but
that had no clTert."
"How fust wore you running at th 3
Once Snld Tlmt the Way «o Krrp the
Sluniurli lli-:ililiv Is in
ISxcrclie it.
But He Did .Vat T.ll How to .Mnke It
The muscles of the body can be
dtveloped by exercise until their
strength han increased manifold, and
a proper amount of training each day
will accomplish this result, but it ls
somewhat doubtful whether you can
Increase the digestive powers of the
stomach by eating indigestible food in
order to force It to work.
Nature has furnished us all with a
perfect set of orguns, and If they are
not abused they will attend to the
business required of them. They need
no abnormal strength.
There is a limit to the weight a
ruan can lift, and there Is ulso a limit
to wlnit tho stomach can do.
The cause of dyspepsia, indigestion
nnd many similar dlneuses is that the
Btomach has been exercised too much
and It Is tired or worn out. Not ex-
ercise but rest is vhut It noeds.
To take something into the Btomach
tlmt will relieve it from its work for
a short time — mimethliis: to digest the
food— will glvo it a real and allow it
time to regain Its ptrtngth.
The proper si id to the dicestlvn or-
KanH ls Ktuart'H I)yspepKia Tablets,
which cure dyspepsia, indigestion, gas
on the ntomach and bowels, heartburn,
pulpltatlon of the lnart, and all ytoni-
aeh diseases.
Kfst and Invlgoriitlon l« what the
Htomach gets when you ukis Stuart's
nyspepHla. Tablets, for iin>: jjralu of
the active principle In them is suffi-
cient to dlgeHt 3000 gralna of food.
The Tablets increase the How of
gastrlu juice, and prevent fermenta-
tion, acidity nnd sour cruel lons.
Do nut. attempt to starve out dys-
pepsia. You nend all your strength.
The common sense method is to dl-
Rtst the food for thn Htomach and elve
it a r.-sl.
Stuart's Dyspepsia TabletH do not
make the curt-, hut tnnblo the organs
to throw off unhealthy c.iidlUonß.
Perfect df£PKtlon meuim perfect
heulth, for under these coudltlonu only
do the different orgtimi o f thn body
work right and receive tho building-
up material found In pure blood
Btuart'H Dy»pepMla Tablets are a
natural remedy mid are a upecltlc for
Btomach troubles. Tho ablest physi-
cians prescribe them.
The TabletH are pleanant to the taste
mid are coinpoui'd of fruit inul v»-get-
abl« eximotM. goldm kphl ttnd pepsin.
At all dniß ittorcs-M cents pt>r
time your far struck the green car?"
he V.-0.8 naked. •
"As nearly as I can utate, It \\<\*
running about «lx miles nn hour."
"Did you have any trouble with the
asphalt sticking to the wheel* on any
other trip* you made that dny of itny
other day?" was another question tlmt
w«i asked him by one of the Jury,
"No. I had only run that cur two
round frlpd thnt day nml the nlr hud
Fflvpn me no trouble nt nil. Tlmt pur
tlmlfix occasion wn» the only time th«
air had failed to work."
I* t). Hutchison, a (?roc»r nf 1702 Held
*tr»*t, whs one of the pnFuengers on
thf front end of the Washington *tr«vjt
<-nr ii nd wnH rnlled to tHI how tho no
rldent hnppfnixi. H»> unlJ: "When \v«>
were Hf-vpiity-flve tevt eaut of But«h
Mrppt the tnntorman oppniH to sp«»
th" gr*>n rar for the first time nnd shut
off his power und applied the air.
When hn first tried to stop the oar,
we wpre runnlnfr at a rate not under
tTventy-flvn miles nn hour.
Blames the Motorman
"I was a motorman on the 1.,0 ii An
pelrs rnllwny for many yrnr« and tun
v good ,|utlßi< of speed." Tho latter re
mark was made In finnwer to a question
by tho coroner.
Hutchison continued: "The grron car
liad Mopped on the far side of tho
street, in accordance with tlie ruled,
nnd had just started to cross Washing
ton street when we struck It.
"It would have been Impossible for
thn motorman to havo stopped the car
In which I was at the speed at which
he -was running In a loss distance than
inn frp\. The motorman of our car
first shut oft the Juice, threw on his
air and then. When wo were within ten
feet of tho other onr nnd collision could
not possibly have been avertpd, he re
versed the car. but with no result."
When Hutchison was seen after tho
trial he snld: "I don't altogether blame
the motormnn. He had his orders to
get his car through on schedule time.
But any one with an atom of intelli
gence would have known that a col
lision was Imminent and would have
roversed the car to start on. The
burden of the blame must fall on tho
shoulders of tho motorman of tho Los
Angeles car."
Conductor Gives Testimony
M. S. Thomas, 330 PJast Second street,
tho conductor of the Los Angeles car,
wan then culled and testified that he
had known nothing of the presence of
the other car until the shock of the
collision. There had been no stops
since he had pulled the switch at Es
trella street, some eight blocks east of
the point of collision. Hn also said
that he knew that there had been work
going on in the street, and that It was
possible that the wheels had become so
slippery with oil that the brake shoes
would not hold. But ho stated that
any evidence on that subject on his
part would be merely conjecture and
would have no backing of fact for a
Earl A. Brown, 821 West Eleventh
street, the motorman of the Interurban
car, tcstllled that he had seen the Los
Angeles car approaching, but that he
knew he had the right of way and did
not slow up. He stated that ho thought
tho Los Angelea car was running- at a
high rato of speed, but that he was not
Judge enough of speeds to make an es
timate The car which he was running
was struck In the middle and was
thrown oft the trucks, while the Wash
ington street car was not seriously In
G. Veltham, conductor of the Inter
urban, stated that the Washington car
was about fifty feet away when he first
saw It and that it was running to ex
ceed ton miles an hour. Nothing lead
ins was brought out through his testi
Throughout thn inquest Norman
Sterry. attorney for the Los AngrelPS
railway, occupied his usual seat at Dr.
Trout's right hand and suggested such
questions as he saw fit. Henry J.
Stevens, attorney for the Davenport es
tate, attempted on several occasions to
question tho witnesses, but was given
no opportunity by the coroner.
Following Is the list of Jurors who
rendered the decision which has been
quotod: F. O. Lindholm, J. Blndeham.
J. Arnold, II Guyot, J. A. Jepson and
E. J. Brent, foreman
The funeral of James P. Daven
port, who was killed In the street car
collision Thursday afternoon will be
held this afternoon from the First
Methodist church.
The city council will attend in a
body and Mayor McAleer will proba
bly attend. Mayor McAleer and Mr.
Davenport were colleagues in the
council at one time, and there has al
ways been a strong bond of friend
ship between the two.
The Elks, Masons and G. A. R. of
the city will attend and all will par
ticipate in the funeral services.
The condition of the persons Injured
Thursday afternoon in the street car
collision ls without an exception much
Improved. Several of the women were
thought at first to be fatally injured,
but nil arp now out of danger and
unless unexpected complications arise
In the condition of some of the most
seriously injured, all will recover.
Young People Enjoy High School
Evening at Home of Miss
Leone Hutchison
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Hutchison
at 418 Went. Thirty-ninth street was
tho Boene of much merrymaking last
evening, when their daughter, Mies
Leone, entertained the members of thft
Los Angeles high school orchestra and
n few friends. The affair was given it:
honor of lmr cousin, Miss Lois Leonard,
who Is visltlne here.
The front parlor was decorated in
blue and White, the school colors of the
high school, while the dining and danc
ing ruomn Were decorated with red nnd
whltt) crepe.
Covers were laid for thirty-five.
Mines. Stuart, Peering and Uranaoomb
ahtilHli-.il thn hoHtoHM In cnti-rtulniiig thu
Fraternal Insurance Company Estab.
llthes Branch and Officers
Are Elected
Tho new fraternal inHurnncn cnm.
pany, th« United Patriots of America,
held un election of offlcem Friday night
at their lodgo rooms ut 517 .South
Jtoy (!. I'retitlwn was olucteU pant pa
triot cornmatider: Elinor K. Thomp
non, patriot commander; Mrs. Fannie
lltckfi, vice-patriot commander; < Mimics
Fernando, chaplain; Carl Schneider, tif
ll<i'i' of the day; Mrs. Martha Murtin,
After the election refrenhnientH were
nerved to thn %2n ffuestri present. At
tin- ront'luuluu »'i thu Mii|i|icr there wits
Byron Erkenbrecher was born In the city of Cincinnati, 0., March 1, 1874: of
German-Scotch extraction. Ills father was a well-known Htarch manufacturer
and philanthropist of Cincinnati. Mr. Erkenbrecher bernine a resident of Los
Angeles In 1895 and engaged In the manufacture of «oa »llti 1S!)9 he sold out and
went Into the real estate business. Ke Is the head of the Erkenbrecher Syndi
cate, Ltd., mining: and real estate brokers. He is vice president of the Protective
Savings Mutual Benefit and Loan association; ex-prcsldunt of the Los Angeles
Realty board: ex-vlce president of the Merchants Trust company; member of
the Union League, California and Jonathan clubs. In lSf»7 Mr. Erkenbrecher
married the eldest daughter of Joseph liurkhnrd, well-known German capitalist,
and has one son. '
Capt. J. W. Dakln Talks of Condi.
tions on His Vessel and Re.
lates His Past Expe.
"We were near a lee shore and I told
the crew to set the mizzen stay Balls.
They refused and I clapped most of
them In Irons and put them In the brig
with rations of bread and water with
full rations every six days. That's the
reason my crew mutinied and wanted
their discharge," said Capt. J. W. rmkln
of the baric Haddon Hall yeftterdny at
the Hollenbeck hotel.
"They signed the articles for a three
years' cruise and they have only served
about one year. Oh, they will stay all
right. I have been on the aea ns a mas
ter for thirty-three years and I never
had a crew get the best of me.
"They asked permission to see the
British consul «md said that they
thought he would make me release
them. What they really thought was
that I would let them leave the ship to
see the consul and then they thought
they they could desert.
"One time about twenty years ago
when I was a great deal younger than
I am now I was master of the schooner
Bluebird, bound to the Fouth coast of
Africa with a mixed cargo.
"When we got to Delagoa bay I found
that one of the sailors hml been broach
ing the cargo and stealing whisky
which we -were carrying to .the blacks
of South Africa.
Put in Irons
"I had him put In Irons for the theft,
but he wanted satisfaction and de
manded to see the consul at that port.
I let him go to see the consul, but ap
parently he got no satisfaction, for the
consul asked me what should be done
with him and I told the consul to shut
him up In the Jail until we got ready
to sail.
"We were in Delngoa bay for seven
weekH doing a trading business with the
blacks. We gave them beads and
whisky in return for ivory and cocoa
nut oil. This fellow stayed In jail all
that time and when we were ready to
start he was brought bai-k on board the
vessel and placed in irons again.
"He was kept In Irons until we got to
Mozambique, where we had to lay up
for repairs. I had him put In the cala
boose and went to see him occasionally.
One one of the visits I saw that he waa
up to mischief and watched him v.:ry
closely. Soon I saw him reach around
to his back pocket and pull out a long
"I was watching him and as soon as
he pulled out the knife I Jumped for
Highwayman Snatches Purse
Mrs. J. Adams was held up on Maple
avenue, near her home, according to a
report received by the police lust oven-
Ing, and robbed of $3. The robber
Jumped out from behind it tree and
snatched Mrs. Adamii' purse. The man
disappeared with the purse before the
woman had an opportunity to «'ry out.
Undelivered Telegrams
There are -.mdoliveroc] telenruniH ,it
th« office of the W'Mtern I'lilon 'IVle.
graph company for Miss Knmia lllnlth.
James it. V ■muik. Mubiil Howard. A. A.
Smith. Allan 11. Hindi, Katherliui
Thomas, .1. VSlminnrnian, 15. M. Mucki-v,
Mrß N. J. Marlow. John H. Cox, C. U
Huoklor, Chaß. V. RiHhunun. Wouu
I.dck Tuns Co., Mihn Aunu Viitiu'liau, H.
n. Leathnin. Mr«. I'oiipuer. K. It. H.'lin,
Mrs .1. 13, Duzny, O. \V, Hllk*-. Albert
M. King M. Cluro Allrii, Allmm Ida II
Linden. WTO. <'■ Uaker, Mlas Olive Web
ber, Hay 11. Klrkputrlrk.
What Happened Afterward
Turn O'Hhanter tied his mare In the
Btablo anil went weinily up to the
house to meet tils Milky, milieu dame,
Khe waa waiting for him.
"Weel," she faiil, ill v Hhrill, angry
vole«, "what tale hao ye noo?"
"Nune!" he ttuld, tuklng- her out to
the atuble'und uliowliig her poor Mug
glc'H blttttiltng xtunip.
Then he told her v fairy tttory about
his huviiiK been attacked by desperuU
htghwaytnen on the north shore, wlio
hud tired v volley ut him that hud
mltwd htm by a narrow margin mid
tukeii effect un Iho inure.— Chicago
him nnd caught his arms, then wrested
the knife away from him.
"Mozambique wns a Portuguese port
and I could not have him punished
there. So 1 waited until we went to
Sydney. Australia, and there I had him
tried 011 an assault to kill charge. He
was convicted and sentenced to a year
In jail.
"He had shipped at Liverpool, had
gone to South Africa and was left
stranded In Australia with not more
than £2 in his pocket. And all be
cause he refused to do his work and
tried to steal from the vessel.
"There's nothing in it for a sailor be
fore the mast to try to swindle the
akipper. Ho will always get the worst
of it."
Capt. Dakin says that if the members
of his crew succeed in getting their dis
charges he will be in a bad way, for
there are no men obtainable nearer
than San Francisco.
"I am not hard on my men. Most of
the crews T have had under me liked
me. But this time I have a crew of
bloody sea lawyers and they want
everything on earth."
"I don't allow my mates to hammer
the men around as some skippers do.
I don't believe In beating the crew. But
If the bloomin' dogs won't work with
out beating, beat "em is what I say.
"I am going up to Portland after T
get this tangle straightened out. I have
a nephew up there. Did you ever hear
of Mysterious Billy Smith, the pugilist?
Well, he is my nephew." I
335-337-339 SOUTH BROADWAY
If iA Ct\f%\F£k& The Best France
I\lU \£lOVeS Produces
c/ 4 pair of good gloves Sl^ks
make a perfectly prop- 4^^M, B7P
er and a sure-to-be-ap- /^^^"^w/
predated gift for cither
man or woman. But 1
be sure they are GOOD /y(^ \ js^M^>
gloves— it's rather em- qljj^^sf^^^^
barrassing, to say the
least, to have gift €^y-^S V-, W
gloves prove faulty. / I*^ $ J
You take no chances ""•
when you buy Dent's, Fowne's or Adler's for
men — and as for women's, there's nothing
quite equal to the "Trcfousse," at $2.00.
3-clasp "Dorothy"— a real kid glove, made by the
Trefousse people — at $1.50.
"We've a dollar glove that equals the general run
of $1.25 gloves — the overseam styles have two clasps;
the piques have one pearl clasp.
Now That the Prelude
To the holiday season is passed, it is time to seltli: down
,for the grand event. Having paid tribute to your in-
wards on Thanksgiving, some outward display to your
friends on Christmas is in order. While looking about
for a suitable gift for sonic loved one, you are able to
combine the useful with the beautiful— you make what
the boys call a home strike, and, by the way, it is the
striking novelties of the furniture line, combined with
the useful for home comfort, that we are offering to
Santa Claus this season.
Broadway Drapery and Furniture Co.
447 South Broadway
Mot in the Combine
Young Man Threaten* to Shoot Girl.
Police Come to the
Aneorril b«Jrt«JM h* found Mls« .hilln
V. Mhl)<» In cmni'iuiy with two cOUfIIM
HHlnirnl B tulilo »l 11 Spring street cfifp
lam ovphlmk, w. r.. UMffln t'»>'K tho rlvi
from thr- <:ifr> by tlitcit* nnd whf>n thpy
hurt reached Maltl and Third street*
(Irlflln liirnr,] tn 1110 frlrl and told lirr
that ho won 111 shoot her, fHtinlng her to
llenrlnfi- thp dl*tiirl>niir*>, Rerfft. Mur
rny iincl Patrolmen Allen nnd DnnlelH
were dtifactetl t" th*> ocene <>f the Hf
f«lr. Thlflfclltfl llvit lh« iflrl hnd nwnl
lowp.i polftifl Hip poll'-e in Hod tlif> nin
butance anil font Minn Mhlipp i<> (he
reeelflnft ImspHnl nild Urlflln to tlio
city Jflll
it wiis learned thai firifiin :\r<>oin
piiiili'fi Mifs Million and hrr brother,
.Ihmips Mnlicp. tn 1/0* AlipHP* nbout two
ypnr!> hrm from .Mount ErtfflP, T>nn.,
where they lived, uriinti wn« practical*
ly mi iiiiontf-ri son (if the Mabeen
pnrenln and since chiklhood hns bean
nsioclated \\ith the thlldrm ns a
lirotlii'i- nml Plafr.
The trio look room? nl (he Avon, 405
Carolina strop!. l<Hftl pvenlnn; Orlttln
ftiyn 1 lint !)«• WlUfllPd honip Parly but
did not (iiui mi=s Mnbeft nollpvlnjf thnt
i-hi- hatl (fono mil With frlPiiiln he wnllpri
imrl IhPli Icfl for Ihp city. After sppnd-
Ins lilh (IniM nlimil town hp Htrollfvl Into
thp cuff unit found the pill In thn com
f;nny of two ttinirlprl cmiplPM.
Without Inquiry hp cillpil Mlhs M.-ibPfi
mvuy from Hip tublennri told hpr that If
f=in< diii nol accompany him he would
ishoxt hpr. At Third nnd Slain dtlppls
(Irlffln suddenly turned to Mlhh Mabee,
smutched hor watch from her mul threw
It Inlo thp putter. With an onth Orlfiln
told the ff'ri that hp wan Kolng to kill
So f;ir iih ran bo Ipnrnpil the pollen
liny that lliry think (Iriflln was Bud
denly maddened to HPe MlflS MnhPo In
the cufc with peoplp who were strangers
to him nnd did not slop to consider his
action. I*.1 *. Ho far us the police have been
able to leurn Miss Mabec was in pood
company and the scene was uncalled
flrlffln wns arreatPd on suspicion and
Mlhs Mabee was taken to the homo of
a friend after she had recovered nt the
receiving hospital.
Miss Slabee ls 18 years of age. Phe
came to Los Angeles with her brother
for her health but formerly played a
season with thn Chnrles Taylor com
pany In Nashville, Term.
May Fight Japan Some Day
"It may be that we are cherishing a
delusion," said John Edwards of Syd
ney, Australia, "but our people are fig
uring on a time when we shall go to
war with Japun.
"There may not be tho slightest basis
In fact for this notion, but you can't
get It out of the head of Australians
that the Japanese are looking with
covetous eyes on the United States of
Australia. Just before I left home my
16-year-old boy said to me: 'Father, I
am going to join a military company,
for some day my country -will want me
to help fight the Japs, und I want to
know how to handle a rifle.' The lad
was only giving expression to what he
heard his comrades saying all about
"We do not in Australia let in Japa
nese Immigrants any more than any
ether Asiatic, the law against the en
trance of the yellow and black races
being very stringent. Only recently
a modification of the law was passed
which allows Japanese who are merely
visitors or temporary sojourners. Aus
tralia will always be what It now is— a
white man's country." — Washington
Oak Trees as Memorials
Many English queens have chosen oak
trees In Windsor forest whereon their
names, with the dates on the choice,
have been commemorated by means of
brass plates.
In different parts of the forest, with
seats around them, are oaks bearing
the names of Queen Elizabeth, Queen
Caroline, Queen Charlotte and Queen
Victoria. "Herne's Oak," mentioned
In the "Merry Wives of Windsor," as
being In Windsor park, was destroyed
by a gale August 31, 1863.— London
I iCPC i^f*-mt"tt^»f 1 1 \T f fl Hi's r^^llTillV
% I .iLn I mU|l «i /"I MM M mm M*J A C^ till 1 j
r*Of* Vrf'O'ClS cIHCI t£» iaMui r* 111 CIS It *\lt
rerunn. Is known from tho Atlantic Letter From the fa-Governor of
to the i'lictric. Letters of «:ongratula- Orprfon
tlon nml commendation testifying to ■
the merits of Peruna ns a catarrh Th « ex-govrrnor of Oregon is an ar-
rcmedy nro pouring In from every state tlnnt admirer of Perunn. He keeps It
In tho Union. continually In the house. A letter re-
ceived from him reads a« follows:
Dr. Ilnrtmnn Is receiving a multl- BTATB OF OHROON,
tUde of such inters dally from all EXKCUTIVH DKPAItTMENT.
classes. Tho Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus,
Peruna, is the catarrh remedy of thc">' V? r foldB'f old8 ' snd5 nd * u p »v j
age. The stage, and rostrum, re.cog- i excellent remedy. I have not had 00-
nlzing catarrh as their greatest enemy, ca *! an to U!e ■* fo . r othe L "liTTAnn
are especially enthuslaotlc In their Yours very truly, W. M. LORD.
praise nntl testimony. It will be noticed that the governor
says he has not had occasion to uso
Any man who wishes perfect health Peruna for other ailments. The roa-
must be entirely free from catarrh. Ca- son lor this Is, most other ailments be-
tarrh Is well-nigh universal; almost gin with a cold. Using Peruna to
omnipresent. Peruna is the best safe- promptly relievo colds, he protects his
guard known. family ngalnst other aliments.
A cold Is the beginning of catarrh Thls ls whllt . eVery , ol \ x V / um "J '"
Perunn not only relieves catarrh but tho United States should do. Keep
prevents It <-aiarrn, Dut Peruntt tn the house. Kvery family
' should be provided with a copy of Dr.
Every household should be supplied Hartman's free book on "Chronic Cn-
wlth this great remedy for coughs, tarrh." Address Dr. S. 11. Hartman,
colds nnd catarrh. Columbus, O.
Jisk Your Druggist for Free Peruna Jllmanac for 1906
Holiday Wines
and Liquors
You will find that ours have that nutty flavor and arc acceptable
to any and all tastes. Phone us an order and be convinced.
8 Year Old Port, Sherry, Cf\ r Half Tnl
Angelica or Muscatel _3UC flail <bral.
Fine. Old Clarets or Riesling 50c Per Gallon and Up
Fine Old Kentucky Bourbon $3.00 Per Gallon and Up
Fine Old Maryland Rye $3.00 Per Gallon and Up
Fine Old California Brandy $2.50 Per Gallon and Up
Everybody will need some wines and liquors in the house for the
holidays. Our line is the best in the city.
Either as stimulants or in any way you may desire to use
any of our wines and liquors you will find them the best.
Is built upon the plan of giving pure wine or liquor at moderate
price — full measure and honest labels. We carry a complete stock
of the celebrated Sonoma Vineyard wines of this state, as well as
the imported goods.
German -American Wine Co.
314 West Fifth Street Ph< "»' ! g?? e9e 99 44 2 3 , 88
Free Delivery to All Parti of the City Free Samples NO BAR
Christmas Gifts
With our increased facilities this Christmas season should be
one of mutual interest and profit with our customers.
Diamond Rings, Pendants, Lavaliers, Unique and Beauti-
ful Set Pieces, Hand Carved Watch Cases and High Grade
Standard Movements have been carefully selected.
The large assortment of beautiful Cut Glass cannot be
surpassed in any city on the continent.
We have included the most popular patterns of Toilet-
ware in our selections, and our Silverware Department gen-
erally, from hollow and flatware down to the smallest and
daintiest of novelties, is one of special inducement- for the
choice of excellent gifts.
Our repairing and manufacturing is a matter of special
===== Jeweler =====
359 S. Broudway Two Doors From Fourth Street
Old Santa was somewhat surprised to note the changes taking
place in his home at The Fair. He has had many invitations to
make his headquarters at other stores, but refused, saying that
lie liked the children best that he meets every year at The
Fair. Bring the children to see Santa Claus' new stock.
The Fair
Meader, Priester & Co. 224-226 S. Spring St.

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