May 23, 1908


Hollywood gets a new church, above.  (At left, Hollywood Presbyterian today.)

The northwest corner of 8th Street and Broadway (at right) sells for $234,000 ($5,144, 969.35 USD 2007) …

Below left, sake is banned because it’s impure … The auction of a young Chinese bride (note the use of the term "Celestial")  … A teamster is thrown into a gutter on Main Street when the team pulling his wagon becomes frightened and runs away … A mother-daughter suicide pact … And a car runs down a newsboy on a bicycle at 1st and Broadway and doesn’t even stop.   

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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