abid socialist Joseph H.N. Longy writes threatening letters to Los Angeles businessmen, saying that he'll burn down their homes unless they send him $5. Of course, if he had been psychic Victor Segno, and promised to send a daily "success wave" for $1, he would have been successful. Longy, who was released in 1909, above, used the return address of Howell Hall, 814 S. Main St.
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Also note the story on early Los Angeles residents asking the City Council to preserve the Protestant cemetery on Fort Hill, which "has become unsightly through neglect," The Times says.