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REPORT OF CONDITION OF The Farmers and Merchants National Bank OF LOS ANGELES cAt Close of Business September 4, 1906 r RESOURCES \ n ' LIABILITIES Loans and discounts $6,524,891.92 Capital Stock paid in 7". $ 1,500,000.00 Call loans in New York.?. 500,000.00 Surplus Fund ............ , I'ooOOOO 00 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured ' 217,046.14 Undivided Profits, less expenses and taxes. paid ' 482',815!69 U. S. bonds to secure circulation 1,500,000.00 National Bank Notes outstanding . . . ; . . 1 500000 00 U. S. bonds to secure U. S. deposits 100,000.00 , Due to other National Banks $547,225 92 U. S. fionds on hand 359,000.00 ' i Due to State Banks and Bankers , 903 475 49 Premiums on U. S. bonds 116,240.00 Due to Trust Companies and Savings Banks 779 780*65 \ Stocks, securities, etc., "bonds only: 1 '. 1,273,256.81 . Dividends unpaid 56250 Banking house, furniture and fixtures 410,000.00 Individual Deposits, subject to check . . . 8,669 672 96 Due from National Banks (not reserve agents) $ 562,349.96 . * Demand Certificates of Deposit 554,763.74 Due from State Banks and Bankers 440,781.98 Certified Checks 8,213.35 v Due from Approved Reserve Agents 1,245,017.24 United States Deposits 100,000.00 11,563,694.61 Notes of' other National Banks 27 700 00 Redemption Fund with U. S. Treasurer (5 per cent of circulation) , '. ' 75,000.00 >v * I ' < . ' , ' Total .: 1.. . . $16,046,510.30 U Total .. . . ..■'.. '. $16,046,510.30 STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ) , ' . COUNTY OP LOS ANGELES, | - CORRECT-ATTEST: I, Charles Seyler, Cashier of the above named Bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. niJNTINGTON ) Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6th day of September, 1906. ' CHAS SEYLER) Cashier. W. G. KERCKHOFF,' [Directors. SAM'L PRAGER, Notary Public. J- A. GRAVES, ) CLUB WOMEN PLAN BUSY YEAR SHAKESPEARE CLUB PREPAR- ING YEAR BOOK Pasadena's Famous Woman's Club Opens the Season October 6 and Adds Three Valuable- Lines of Work Pasadena Agency, 16^4 East Colorado Street. Telephone Main 752. • PASADENA, Sept. 6.— Today ap peared the eighteenth annual announce ment of the Shakespeare club, covering the projected programs and giving the details of the work proposed for tho coming year. , ■ A total of forty meetings provided for in the club proper, with ten meetings in the newly organized educational sec tions devoted to art, ten meetings to literature and fourteen to music. The art section to to be under the leadership of Hector Alllot and Is in tended to cover Interesting phases of architecture and sculpture. In the literature section, Miss Mar garet Strattoii is the leader, and the work comprises lectures' on the English poetry of the nineteenth century. • The music section Is intended to co/st far more ground than during the list year and promises to be most attractive. Mrs. D. W. Coolidfte is chairman cf this section and Mrs. Minnie Po ter Ba'dwin chorus director. Tne art section will meet on the first and third Tuesdays at 3 p. m., the liter ary section on the second and fourth Tuthdays at 3 p. m., and the music section fortnightly, Wednesdays at 2:30 p. m. First Meeting ■ The first regular meeting of the club is set for Saturday, October 6, and ac cording to the usual custom will be "president's day," the new president, Mrs. Mary M. Coman, giving the open ing address. The occasion will be so cial in character, light refreshments being served and none but club mem bers being admitted. The second meeting, October 13, will be devoted to business only. October 20 comes the first literary program of the year, the general topic being "Some Noted Rivers and Their Legends." Papers will be read by Mrs. Anna Dane Kirk wood, Mrs. Beatrice Jodon Dane, Miss Mattie Laura Jodon and Miss Anna L. Meeker. October 27 will be Shakexpeare day, the "Merry Wives of Windsor" being the one particular play chosen for the day. Mrs. M. A. Chamberlain will be chairman arid will be assisted by Miss Lucy Chamberlain and Mrs. Kmogene Lawrence. These October programs indicate the busy year laid out for the club members and the social and literary pleasures In f>tiire. As v whole tin- long series of pro grams are. more diversified in charac ter, as well as moreiimportant and at tractive, than those of any previous year. A busy and a successful season In expected. . Hotel del Ooronado rHten reasonable. Three day* from today, locomotive collision at Agricultural park. MT. WILSON TRAIL HALF DONE Mountain Camps Crowded With Sum. mer Guests— Trail Will Be Ready by January 1 By Associated I^j-ess. PASADENA, Sept. 6.— Among to today's arrivals on the summit of Mt. Wilson were William R. Staats and J. H. Holmes of Pasadena. Saturday come Attorney W. S. Wright and Sen ator Barker and family, the latter for a month's stay. The two camps and the cottage hotel continue to be crowded, the first day of the week showing over five hundred people on the summit. Work on the observatory trail is he- Ing rushed, three forces of men being now engaged, one having recently been added In the vicinity of Schneider's "half way house." Except for the needed blasting of rocks nearly one half of the trail has been made the desired width. Two and one-half miles of trail have been covered from the bottom, over half a mile from the sum mit downward and a considerable ptretrh rs Btnted at the halfway house. On October 1 will be delivered the au tomatic truck and then will begin the work of drilling and blasting. Unless present plans fall the trail will be ready for use January 1, 1907. A great deal of the heavy machinery which It Is Intended to transport to the observatory as soon as the trail is ready Is now on the ground here. Try Coronado nnd fof> healthy! PASADENA WILL ASK FOR DUNKARD MEETING Special to The Herald. PASADENA, Sept. 6.— lt is announced that Paßadena will make a bid for the forthcoming annual convention of the Dunkard church, it having been de cided to bring this great gathering to Southern California next May. President Llnnard states that he will bring the matter, before the board of trade within a few days, and that un doubtedly something will be done to get into line for the meeting. The need for a convention hall Is ap parent whenever such a gathering is talked of, and it is within the range of possibility that the coming of the Dun kards to Pasadena and the campaign for the proposed convention hall will be handled together. A. W. Vaniman of this city is secre tary of the Dunkard committee on location. Coronado leads — others follow. Three days from today, locomotive collision at Agricultural park. COUNSEL ABSENT; TRIAL POSTPONED Special to The Herald. LONO BEACH. Sept. «.— The prelim inary hearing of W. T. Wilson, charged with the murder of Wallace R. Belden, wa« continued from this afternoon until Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. The continuance, it is understood, is he cause of Inability of counsel for the defense to be present today. A large number of people gathered at the court room today, expecting to get a look at 'Wilson. Deputy Con stable Folnoni went to Los Angeles this morning to bring Wilson to this city for trial, hut wan Informed at the dis trict attorney's office that the trial had hren postponed at the request of the defendant. t Coronado Hvlnß is the best. If you want to so east, C. HaydocX, Agent Illinois Central R. It.. U8 W. Sixth LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 7, 1906. PROTEST AGAINST NEW BULKHEAD LAND IN QUESTION LEASED BY LONG BEACH Public Works Committee of Seaside City Sends Communication to Capt. Fries of United . States Engineers Special to The Herald. LONG BEACH, Sept. 6.— Trustee S. L. Lent, chairman of the public works committee of the city council, went to Los Angeles this morning to protest to Qapt. A. A. Fries of the corps of United States engineers against grant ing the application of the Pacific Wharf & Storage company to improve by bulk heads the land which the company claims at West Long Beach. A part of the communication he laid before Capt. Fries follows: "As a member of the board of trus tees of the city of Long Beach, I am Instructed by that body to call your attention to the fact that on Feburary 12, 1906, application was made to the trustees of the city of Long Beach by Thomas Hughes, Louis Blankenhorn and D. B. Hatch for a lease upon the area in question, and that upon that date said application was granted and a lease for the term of fifty years from that date was duly executed arfd en tered into between Thomas Hughes, Louis Blankenhorn and D. B. Hatch and the, city of Long Beach, Cal. "Therefore, the city of Long Beach desires to protest against the granting of the application above referred to, unless the same be granted upon the application of said city of long Beach, and that the applicant for this privil ege be referred to the city of Long Beach, their lessors, for any privilege they may desire in this regard." It was said today that the Salt Lake railroad will also protest against grant ing this privilege. The railroad has leased a considerable area of the sub merged lands, which It will soon begin to Improve. Special railroad rates to Coronado. LONG BEACH GETS \ FIRE PROTECTION Special to The Herald. LONO BEACH. Sept. 6.— The city council last night contracted with the American-LaFranee Fire Engine com pany for a hook and ladder truck and a forty-five gallon chemical tank, and with the New Jersey Rubber companj for 1100 feet of two and one-half Inch hose and 200 feet' of chemical hose. Th« cost of the truck was J2900 and of all the apparatus $4375. The (ouncll also had before them plans for Improvements to the city Jail which will probably be adopted soon at a cost of 17000. The new jail will include eleven cells instead of two, as at present, and will have a woman's ward. The plan Is to utilize the entire north end of the city hall building and to build two tiers of cells, one above the other. Hotel del Coronado open entire year. ONLY THREE DAYS REMAIN Pasadena's Pet Scheme Hangs Upon Immediate Raising of Five Thousand Dollars Special to The Herald. PASADENA, Sept. 6.— Unless the sum of $5000 is subscribed between now and Monday morning next the desired con vention hall site on "West Colorado street cannot be secured. This is the announcement made by Chairman McCament of the soliciting committee this evening. It appears that the total amount needed to purchase the Carmelita property, now owned by F. E. Craw ford, Is just $54,000. Of this amount west side citizens (none others have been asked to contribute to this pur pose) have raised among themselves just $49,000. Three more days remain in which to raise the balance as indicated. There seems to be little doubt but that the money will be forthcoming, but Chair man McCament has called a meeting for tomorrow night at the board of trade rooms to consider the raising of this money. He desires every west sider who has not yet contributed or who is willing to raise his subscription to come to that meeting. As soon as the property is the city^g, stepß will be taken about the city at large to raise the money for the building. : . ,\ ■ Hotel del Coronado never closes. ASK FOR CHANGE OF VENUE Redondo Man Would Have His Trial '• In Home Town, Not In Pasadena Special to The Herald, PASADENA, Sept. 6.— When George W. Hall was arraigned before Justice Congdon this forenoon he was accom panied by Judge Rosslter, his attorney, and demanded a change of venue, so that the case might be heard in Re dondo, where the offense Is alleged to have been committed and where most of the witnesses live. The court was not unwilling to have the 'case thus disposed of, and a de cision will be reached Saturday morn ing at 10:30. Hall was required to give ball in the sum of $250, although ar rangements were made for a smaller amount If cash ball was offered. The prisoner is very quiet as to his wife's charges against him, but ex hibits a badly bruised eye himself, which It Is hinted may be offered In evidence when the case comes to trial. The family have lived in Redondo for about nine months. Delightful fall weather aj Coronado. TAXES ARE LOWERED BY CITY COUNCIL Special to The Herald. LONG BRACH, Sept. B.— At the meet- Ing of the city council last night a reso lution was adopted fixing the tax rate for the fiscal year of 1907 at $1.25 for that portion of the city Included In the original limits of relncorporated Long Beach, and 11.01V6 for the territory an nexed since then, including West Long Beach, the section north of Anaheim road and the section east of Alamltos avenue. The city rate of $1.25 Is 10 cents lower than the rate last year. ril.«r-r,rn». and Uaaket suit Cam J2.5U to J5.00, In our leather Roods do partment. Qood things for the beach or mountain trips.- Sunburn. Vail & Co., lu7 So. Broadway. Thre« <lay« from today, locomotive collision it Agricultural park. SEEK TEMPORARY QUARTERS Pasadena's vTlley Hunt Club May Use Shakespeare Club House Six Months Special to The Herald. PASADENA, Sept. 6.— At a meeting of the board of directors of the Valley Hunt club tonight steps were taken looking to the leasing of the Shake speare club house for a term of six months. This will provide for the regular gathering of the club members twice a month In a convenient and pleasing manner, as there Is no finer-place in the city for such social functions as those given by the exclusive Valley Hunt people. It has been arranged to hold a pic nic at an early date, at which time the future of the club will be considered. One thing is certain and that is that should a suitable offer for the grounds of the club be made at this time the new club house will be erected on a less expensive site. The grounds are valued at about $35,000. President R. I. Rogers has a gunny sack of silver knives and forks and spoons picked up in the ruins of the burned club house on Colorado court and will probably distribute them among the members as. souvenirs. Hotel del Coronado excels them all. C. M. HEINTZ PASSES AWAY Editor of Rural California!!, After a Short Illness, Dies of Compli cation of Diseases C. M. Helntz, owner and editor of the Rural Callfornian, and well known In political and agricultural circles, died yesterday morning at his home, 2345 Scarf street, after an illness of four days. Mr. Helntz had been a resident of Los Angeles twenty years. He had been in his usual health until last Sat urday, when he complained of not feel- Ing well. His deam comes as a sur prise to his friends and business asso ciates. Mr. Helntz Is survived by a wife and eight children. Th,e funeral will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home and will be private. Rev. L. G. Morris, rector of St. John's church, will officiate. The Interment will be at Rosedale cemetery. DR. J. S. GLASS RETURNS HOME President of St. I Vincent's College Closes Eventful European Travels Very .Rev, J. S. Glass, C. M., presi dent of St. Vincent's college, arrived in Los Angeles in the early hours this morning on the delayed California Lim ited on the Santa Fe. which was side tracked by the fire and wreck. The train should have arrived at 3:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon. A telegram was received at the col lege last evening frofti Dr. Olass at Barstow, stating that he would be sev eral hours late. Unable to State 'Is your wife a blonde or a bru nette?" "Can't say. Bhe's been at the. hair dresser s for the last hour." — August Llpplncott's Joehua — T|\at there critter ain't no mud hoi-BB at all; yer said ha liked the mud. but he ran last. .. I Stable boy-r-Can't ye see riat de plugr likes de inuit de way he hups Hack and let de. odder skates kick It all over him? — August Llpplnrott'i. . Three day* from today, locomotlva collision at Agricultural park. TWO PERISH IN FIRE AT NEEDLES SANTA FE DEPOT DESTROYED IN QUICK BLAZE Special Train Carrying Wounded to Los Angeles Is Held Up by ' Freight Wreck Near Barstow Dead F. M. CARTER of Needles, conductor on Santa Fe train No. 3. PRISCILL.A BASTIAN, waitress In Harvey eating house system. ' Seriously Injured Eunice Cole, waitress. • May Hart, waitress. Mary Bowman, waitress. . Ellnore Hamilton, waitress. J). A. Hawes, Santa Fo conductor. ™V. R. King, Santa Fe employe. J. 8. Llebenwood, O. .B. Daken. C. 8. Harper. * Kate Bowman. Others were burned slightly. Special to The Herald. NEEDLES, Sept. 6. — Two ' perished here In the burning of the Santa Fe depot and a dozen persons were Injured. Though the Santa Fe lost Its station today with a property loss of fully $50,000 already arrangements have been made for erecting a temporary depot until a new structure can be built. Five of the known victims are women —all of them waitresses employed in the Harvey eating house, which, as a part of the depot, was burned. The loss of life is due to the fact thut. tlie railway and Harvey employes had sleeping apartments on the second floor of the depot. A large amount of baggage, mall and railroad records went up In flame— ln fact all contents of the building were destroyed and three carloads of freight were consumed. '• -. W' A special train carrying the victims of the lire was started as coon as pos sible for Los Angeles. The flames started In the porters' room.- Despite the excellent Santa Fe lire service, on which Needles relies largely, nothing could be saved, and a dozen employes had to Jump from windows. Relief Train Delayed By Associated Press. SAN BERNARDINO. Sept. 6.-Con durtor Carter lost his life in the work of rescue, as he had plenty of time to save himself after he had helped the others out. The Injured are: C. A. Hawes, Kirn Ahgelna, badly burned about face and arms. He jumped from balcony. • J. S. Llebenwood, whole upper part of body badly burned. Copductor W, R. King, arms and neck burned. O. B. Daken,- hands badly burned. C. 8. Harper, hands.' arms and head burned very seriously. Mary Bowman, horribly burned face, arms and upper part of the body. • KunU-e Cole, badly burned. Kate Bowman, burned about face and nands, Mijry Hart, seriously burned face and lianas. Ellnore Hamilton, slightly burned and bruised. A number of /others were slightly hurt by burns and Jumping. The special train which left Needles at 9 this rr^ ig for the Santa Fe hos pital in Los Angeles is now held up for several hours by a freight wreck at Helen, near Barstow. SNAKES SCARE THE PORTER "Aquatic Marvel" Has Them in His Grip and Negro Finds Them Suddenly Special to The Herald. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6.-A suit case full of Texas bull snakes gave a negro por ter .on the . northbound Louisville & Nashville train the scare of his life between Belleville and East St. Louis recently. The snakes were traveling in the company of Bert Swan, an "aquatic marvel," who 'does a death-defying tank act, battling with huge E-. 5 India reptiles. He had caught them In Texas and was taking them to Hot Springs. Swan and the snakes were riding in tho smoking compartment of one of the chair cars. The porter discovered that there were airholes In the suit case. "Got a dawg in there, I guess, boss," he > said by way of Interrogation. "Yes," said Swan. "Like to see him?" The porter dotes on dogs. He said he would. The aquatic marvel opened the suit case. Seven bull snakes, each ': seven feet long, opened their mouths seven Inches wide and \hlssed soulfully. "Oh, Lord!" yelled the negro, stam peding to the coach ahead. He could not be coaxed into the chair car after that and tho brakeman had 'to attend to hla duties. •' • v IN LONG SLEEVES, IS HEROINE Special to The Kerald. NEW YORK, Sept. 6.— A, great crowd.' excited equally by surprise and ad miration, Burrounded a young woman at Sixth avenue and Twenty-third street yesterday afternoon. One heard such comments from the shoppers as: "She is a . heroine!" "How brave she Is!" "She dares to appear thus!" "There is no other woman like her!" Only one person, whose elbows were as sharp as her chin, sounded a dis cordant note. She cried, assiduously: "Her arms are misshapen, ■ per haps!" Curious ones, on the fringe of the crowd, asked each other: "Who is she? What has she done? Why do they acclaim her?" "Do you not see?" exultantly shouted a man, who thrust himself out of the crowd— "she is the only woman In New York with nerve enough to wear long sleevee!" ' "Why have you changed your opinion in that matter?" "My dear sir," answered Senator Sorghum, "I am far too progressive in my ideas to hold on to an out-of-date opinion when' I find I can replace It with onq that Is modern, convenient and profitable."— Washington Star. Duty called. The man looked at the card lazily. "Just say that I'm not at home," he ordered the inald.-liouisville Courier- Journal. :_ .;>, Three days from today, locomotive collision At Agricultural park.'