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7.15.2004

 
In the name of Los Angeles, we have something
for occultists to ponder over. The casual repeti-
tions of the word in our daily life have produced a
curious effect upon the psyche of our citizens.
As the name designates the higher order of beings,
there has developed in the unconscious of old-
time Angelenos the ineradicable conviction that
the name was prophetically given-with them-
selves especially in view.

Cantrell, Edwards Adam. The Triumph of Virtue in The City of the Angels. Los Angeles: The Libertarian Publishing Co., 1925.

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7.14.2004

 
4. Choose ye an island!
5. Fortify it!
6. Dung it about with enginery of war!
7. I will give you a war-engine...

THE COMMENT

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
The study of this Book is forbidden. It is wise
to destroy this copy after first reading...

[Crowley, Aleister]. THE BOOK OF THE LAW [technically called LIBER AL vel LEGIS SUB FIGURA CCXX AS DELIVERED BY XCII=418 TO DCLXVI]. Pasadena: O.T.O/Church of Thelema, 1938.

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9.05.2003

 
and the tea it is come
from the Chinese Country
Some tea growing in the
field and Some growing on the
mountains in the Spring time
thay are grow up and the
Summer time and the farmer go
and cut them down and
take out which young
one and which old one and
put out the sun and [?]
up and the young one call
a good tea and the old
one call not very good

who shall ascend into the
hill of the Lord or who
Shallsand in his holy place

ESSAY BY A CHINESE COOK AT SCHOOL

Storey, Samuel. To the Golden Land. Sketches of a Trip to Southern California. Illustrated. London: Walter Scott, 1889.

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8.08.2003

 
My name is Leslie Craig McDonough
I used to live at 1026 C.R. 673 Devine TX
Now Im homeless and fighting for my
Life and Freedom! I have been under
Illegal Survalance for 20 years that I
know of. A year and 1/2 ago Fedarel Judge
Watts of Medina Co. TX out of Hondo TX was
going to have me arrested for a crime I didnt
coment. I came to L.A. for help all I got
was Homeland Security to put these illegal
Unconstitutional Survalence Tapes on the Internet.
Watts used computers to change the tapes and
thats propaganda Judge Watts lied to
Homeland Security and the American people
and used You all to destroy me. and
You did.
So to shut me up the U.S. Gov.
set me up. On July 30, 03, I'll be in Supperior
Court 127 15th floor C.C.B. in L.A. 8:30 A.M.
I cant tell the Jury that I am Homeland
Security Code Name "Jason" or about the Internet
Please come to Court to see that I get
a Fair Trial. I figgered the U.S. Gov has my
Jury picked and paid off allready. Homeland
Security likes to test me so much I want
a Lie Detector Test for all the things Ive said
the last Year and 1/2! I need a Lawyer
and News Media! And I want to sell
my Story, a Book, a Movie.
I want to Sue! Please put this on the
Internet I cant use a Computer

[Photocopied handwritten leaflet found in newspaper box on Temple at Broadway, around August 1. Original text all caps; here caps and italics inserted at transcriber's discretion.]

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7.19.2003

 
Crime: VAGRANCY....Date of Arrest: DEC 24 1914


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7.05.2003

 
5.

TECHNICIANS

"Johnny is a two-time loser. He just finished a
rosary. They framed him on a junk rap. Everybody
knows he's a pete. While in stir, he celled with
wires...heels...holes...scratches...johns...
penny-waiters...
not a real pete in the big house.
"I got a kite to-day from the grape-vine route. He
wants us to meet him with cheaters....a benny....
and a keyster. He said that we should bring along
a blot for a front. No heaters this time.
"Johnny has a layout on some swell cats...he
says the score's big.

Chaplin, Prescott. Pershing Square. Los Angeles: Eunice Murray, 1934. 8" x 5 1/2", 110 pages, boards.

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5.23.2003

 
SECRET ORDERS

AMERICAN LEGION OF HONOR
Good Will Council, No. 629,
second and fourth tuesday evening. 311 Main street.

ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS (Colored.)
Court Solomon No. 8677,
first and third Friday evenings. 252 ½ South Main street.
...

ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS.
Division No. 1,
first and third Tuesday evenings, 330 ½ S. Broadway.

ANCIENT ORDER UNITED DRUIDS.
Los Angeles Hain No. 80,
Tuesday Evening, 128 North Main street.
...

ANCIENT ORDER OF UNITED WORKMEN.
East Los Angeles Lodge 230, Thursday evening. 510 Downey Avenue.
...

ROYAL ARCH MASONS.
Los Angeles Chapter No. 33
- First Wednesday, Masonic Temple.
...

ROYAL AND SELECT MASTERS.
Los Angeles Council, No. 11
- First Thursday, Masonic Temple.

KNIGHTS TEMPLARS COMMANDERY.
Los Angeles Commandery, No. 9
- First Thursday, Masonic Temple.

CONSISTORY OF ANCIENT AND ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITE.
Hughes Des Payens Council, 3, Knights of Kadosh.
- Meets at the call of commander, Masonic Temple.
...

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR.
Acacia Chapter, No. 10, O.E.S.
- First and Third Saturdays, Masonic Temple.
...

MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA.
Los Angeles Board of Relief.
- Wednesday evening, Pythian Castle.
...

NATIVE DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN WEST.
La Esperanza Parlor, No. 24.
- Wednesday evening, 130 ½ S. Spring

NATIVE SONS OF THE GOLDEN WEST.
Corona Parlor, No. 196.
- Wednesday evening, 330 ½ S. Broadway.
...

ORDER UNITED AMERICAN MECHANICS.
Los Angeles Lodge, No. 1.
- Wednesday evening, Druids' Hall.

REGULAR ARMY AND NAVY UNION.
Gen. Geo. Cook Garrison, No. 138.
First and third Friday evenings, 127 N. Main.

ROYAL ARCANUM
Los Angeles Council, No. 1489.
- First and third Thursdays, 130 ½ S. Spring.
...

SONS OF HERMANN.
Los Angeles Lodge, No. 12.
- Monday evening, Turn Halle.
...

SONS OF ST. GEORGE.
Royal Oak Lodge, No. 220.
- Monday evening, 135 W. Fifth.

UNITED ORDER OF RED MEN.
Los Angeles Stamm, No. 252.
- Tuesday evening, 231 S. Spring.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fremont Camp, No. 466.
- Wednesday evening, 125 ½ S. Spring.
...

YOUNG MEN'S INSTITUTE. Montgomery Council, No. 473. - Monday evening, Y.M. evenings, St. Joseph's Hall, Pico and Santee. I. Hall, East Los Angeles.

[Ellipses indicate multiple locations.] Rotholtz, Benj. Wilson's Illustrated and Descriptive Souvenir and Guide to Los Angeles and Near-By Towns. Los Angeles: Wilson Publishing Co., [c. 1900].

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