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An Opinion of Southern California. Judge Nlloii of Sacramento writes to th. Bacranento Bee regarding South en California in p strain thai is verj complimentary to this country and our people. ||c s.l\ To our neighbors beyond the Rock< !»•?. unacquainted with the lesoun es and Surroundings Ol our State, it might naturally appear, and. undoubt edly to many of them, it does appeal that the onl. place In California |O build a borne is In th< southern half of our great territory. There, to many of the Bast hits, is the only section where Sol sinks down behind tin sun , i ■ oft red curtain to Kiss the calm l«a< iflc, or w he i c the perfumes of the orani bloss< hik drowte tbe weity into peaceful sleep. To niitnv of us in Northern Call for nia w ho, > i it after year, sit on the fence and wat<h the procession go by to Southern California, there to build up b. aiilifnl i Itlei and towns, and open up ami develop her great i esouri might appear, from the lack of lights thrown out, that the same sentiment exists in our own communities as that entertalm d by thoi c we term our Bastern bi i thri n namely. tha4 the South Is the only place in California in which to live Many of you will rebel against this last expression, and proclaim with all your vehemence that it is not true; that you of Northern California do aot now. ami never have entertained such sent iments Put in the careful denial of the most skillful pleader at the bar, and the fiiet is still patent on ill" face of your pleadings to all the people that the soft Impeachment bears Borne semblance of truth And why? There can be no denial of the fact thnt the great progress In California for the past twenty years has been in the South: that enterprise and capital have centered there and have trans formed what might formerly have been called n desert into an Eden of figs and orange*, cities with beautiful homes have been built up. all <m the most modern plans; towns have naimd n •«■ ognitlon which but s few years ago were unknown and unnamed In the wild waste of Southern California. Ttie people of these cities ami towns, coming largely from the Eastern states where winter's Icj chain gives way only to the oppressiveness Of •utniners' sultry heat, were Quick to appreciate the beauty and healthful ness of our climate and the respon siveness of our soil, and to realize how appropriate Is the motto of our state. "Eureka.* 1 For our Southern neighbors Who weir llrst to show their appreciation of this land Of sunshine, fruit and (lowers, ami wen- foremost in shout itiK its praises to the world, l have naught mit t |l( ' BtrOßgeal admiration. They came, they saw. they cono.uerd. They have been lo\al to the State, and have justly earned their present Btanding and prosperity, and the sue ress Which th« future is certain to bring to them. i.<t a stranger visit Los Angeles lie limis r busj . rustling Mid tlnh Ing citi Everything is rushing and ©very bod] apparently busy, bui y©l never too buss to attend to the visitor's slightest wanl Borne one will Bnd out where you are from, and whai you are in town for; and before you get away, be will either show yon some of the objects of Interest in the city, r uu.isurn MM WISEMAN'S LAND BUREAU J. E. WISEMAN. NOTARY PUBLIC 105 South Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal. u.-...i.|u.ui.-.-. for California School and Government Lands Lands for all purposes - located in all Counties, School Lands require ««> conditions to live on them or cultivate them, and may i>.- taken an an investment. Send stamp for laud book. X w. noiiRMANN, C. A. Pakmslsb, E. K. Parmblbr, \>,.-s'i Vice-Pros't a Mf»r. v Secy. Parmelee=Dohrmann Co. HOUSEHOLD GOODS Potteryi Glassware, Cutlei Platedware, Lamps ami Art Goods Hotel and Restaurant Supplies a Specialty Telephone Main l'« 232 234 South Spring Street Los Angeles, California Or will tell you all about them. With all their rustle and bustle. th<\ are never too bus) to Imprest upon the mind of cm i \ visitor thai Los Angeles is the only place on the face of the • •arth where a descendant of Noah will be contented to dwell. You will flnd no croakers then Thej have no room toi kickers, or growlers, oi knockers, or p< Bstmists, or Jeremiads. Their pro !■ <ti \ . i uiff is so ulsh as to practical Ij exclude the importation of these il b. eeds Of bipeds. Kvel \ body, from the mayor of the < it., down to the uichii, who shines your shoes. Is a o'loine'- for the town, .md has always a cheering word to say for it. <!i of them, S summer's day is never so hot as it is somewhere else, and the winters' chill Is perfect. Spring weather compares with the Storms In other climes. If a dronr iUh>* not stand loyal to the town, he fs EOOner or later boycotted by his townsmen ami driven out of the hTve. Aiu 1 ii i: a wholesome practice, too. Is Irrigation Necessary? The following newspaper coloquy hits thfl nail on the head several times: Not only do we find one city, but there are QUite ;i number of smaller cities, each with a limited area of agricultural land around it, but that limited area Irrigated! -Colupa Stro. Commenting on this the Imperial l'ress says. This remark refers to cities In Southern California. Of course, water i. 1 - as necessary us land. In the Sacra mento Valley they don't think so. i lence — And then the Colusa Sun replies The Imperial l'ress Riverside conn ly from which we Clip the above, does not Qnlßh the sentence, but there is not ;i readi r in the Sacramento Val |e\ who cannot finish it. There is not a man in the valley, who. if on a jury, would not hang anyone on less testi n,on\ than has been brought him in favor of. irrigation, in fact, there is ..'-» ,>>>.. who do <y riot b:>\ ■> 1 o admit \\ ; not one who does not have to •dmit that if the people of the valley had taken the advice of the Sun years ago. rot water and planted grass, they would have been the richest part of the world, with one hundred-fold more population! They have to admit it. but do not move up. and hence — Will s. Green of the Colusa Sun has the nerve to stand by a proposition |-,M, M - ; >ii t'o-e t-< pr>n>e? He is like th< lull that tried to butt tin- engine off ih.' track rend nerve, hut poor Judg ment Going to Imperial. M, : is. C ge and Harry Good hart have started to Imperial and will stay a few weeks to be able to find out what there is in the \Yw River t ounl ry . 1 leniet News Salt River Vallej ranchers will plant I ,o a, reS Of land in tar,', Hopes t'lis Mason Prescott, Ari/.ona. Journal Miner. Hustle wins the race while Wail is looking for a good place to start from. Waves of reform are too often dashed to spray on the rocks of indif ference. IMI'KRIAL PRESS FIRST NATIONAL BANK TZZL Largest National Bank in Southern California CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS - - - $750,000.00 DEPOSITS ..... - $3,775,000.00 J M Elliott | FTTFRS Buy and Se , U Bi ) 1S °™" J - C Drake. j. H. 1:111011, LCIICK3 change ami make Cable President Transfers on all points. 2nd Vice - 1 Tea - OF Issue Commercial and W. G. Kcrckhoff, Travelers' Credits avail- W.T.S.Hammond, Vice-President CREDIT able in all P arts ° f the ApBt - Cashier world : : : : : : NO PUBLIC FUNDS OR OTHEK PREFERRED DEPOSITS RECEIVED J. JEPSEN & SON Wholesale Manufacturers of HARNESS Saddlery Goods, Farmers' Supplies, Stockmen's Outfits Best Goods Lowest Prices 116, 118. 120 S. MAIN ST., LOS ANGELES, GAL. John Wigmore & Sons Co. HEAVY HARDWARE MACHINERY AND SUPPLIES Belting, Packing and Tools LOS ANGELES, CAL. SEPTEMBER CIRCULATION OF THE Los Angeles Times FOR 12 YEARS. The following figure* show the daily average number of copies printed, cir- culated and sold oyTHK Timks in the month of September, from 1890 to 1901, inclusive, a period of twelve years: DAILY AVERAGE SEPTEMBER, JB9O, 6,7 7 2 SEPTEMBER, 1891, 9 ? 177 SEPTEMBER, 1892, 10,0 7 6 SEPTEMBER, 1893, I 2,2 4 I SEPTEMBER, 1894, 12,7 0 8 SEPTEMBER, 1895, I 5,4 0 I SEPTEMBER, 1896, I 7,6 7 0 SEPTEMBER, 1897, 2 0,0 6 0 SEPTEMBER, 1898, 2 4,5 4 2 SEPTEMBER, 1899, 2 4,5 5 8 SEPTEMBER, 1900, 2 6,7 3 7 SEPTEMBER, 1901, 30,1 59 At the time of the assassination of the President several extra editions were printed, none of which are included in the above figures for September, 1901. The average circulation ol the Sunday Times for each Sunday of September 1900, was 37,193 copies and for September 1901, the average was 46,700. The circulation of Thk Timks is growing faster than at any previous period in its history. Tuk Timks also prints a greater number of pases and more reading matter than ;mv other daily publication west of the " Rockies."