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SEATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SEATTLE. A Wife's Decision Leads to Attempted Suicide—Fell From a Mast. Seattle, April Andrew W. Geral, a Dane, 25 years of age, attempted suicide today by takiug an eighth of an ounce of strychnine. His act was caused by a letter from his wife in which she stated she would live with him no longer. He may recover. • Philip Bristol, a ship carpenter employed at the Port Blakeley Mill, fell from a mast of the schooner Vestal to the deck below, a distance of sixty feet He is still alive.
BROKE IN TWO. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
BROKE IN TWO. A Freight Erak..nan Thrown From a Car and Kllsd Los Angeles, April 4. W. F. Bourne, a Southern Pacific freignt brakeman, was run over and killed at Aliiambra this morning. The train broke in two. Bourne was on the first car of the Inst section and was thrown forward on to the track, and a portion of the train passed over his body, cutting off both legs. Death ensued in a few hours. lie was a married man.
FRAUDULENT DIVORCES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
FRAUDULENT DIVORCES. An Indiana legislator in Trouble With the Tension Office. Indianapolis. April 4.— Hon. Lee Willson, member of the Legislature from Shelby County, was airested to-night and charged with collecting illegal fees in pension cases and Government reports. This is preliminary to a further prosecution wherein it is alleged the defendant procured fraudulent divorces, and thereby widows of soldiers who had remarried had their marital relations dissolved and were restored to the pension rolls. It is further alleged that to destroy evidence against him the docket of the court has been removed, as well as all papers filed in the original suits. Twenty divorces are alleged to have been uncovered, only one of which is believed to be legal. __
WORK ON THE BIG CANAL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
WORK ON THE BIG CANAL. The Nicaragua Company to Dredge a Channel and Harbor at Greytown. New Tork, April 4.— The Nicaragua Canal Construction Company has just contracted for dredging a channel and harbor at Greytown to a depth of twenty feet, work to begin within forty-five days. This is for the purpose of transporting machinery aud plants for the canal work aud to discharge them at the docks lustead of transferring them seventeen miles by railroad from Greytown. The rock-cut contracts for the work are to begiu immedidiately. The contractor and assistants sail for Greytown April 20th. A railroad is necessary to carry in the contractors' plant and remove the excavated material. The latest advices from Nicaragua report good progress on the pier and pipe line of thirteen miles to convey fresh water from the mountains to Greytown.
RUSSIAN POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
RUSSIAN POLITICS. __T____™"-^ r • ' "mb™~ I jv V. __s The Princess Engalitcheff Describes the Four Parties. The Princess Marthe Engalitcheff lectured last evening at Union-square Hall. Her subject was the "Nihilists and Other Political Parties In Russia." There are. she said, four great parties in that country, the Conservatives, Liberals, Slavophiles and Nihilists. The tirst named is the party of tbe affluent, autocratic and intelligent, and is represented by Tolstoi. Its policy is to keep foreign elements away from the throne. Alexander ill, the reigning Czar, exemplified this, as he is surrounded by Russians only. This party is In power and will probably remain so.. The Liberals desire a constitution and would have received one from Alexander II had he not been killed. The Princess held that the Russian peasant has not yet advanced enough to appreciate liberalism and the Liberal leaders forget that their principles must be grounded for many years before there can be any hope of s...
'■■ Probate Court Notes. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
'■■ Probate Court Notes. A petition has been filed in the Probate Court for letters testamentary in the estate of Edward Kermode, deceased, who left property valued at $8500. Petitions have been filed in the Probate Court for the appointment of guardians for Florence H. Field, a minor, and also George Andrew McDevltt et al., minors. The Spring Opening of Mrs. Adcock, \lO Kearny street, occurs to-day and continues during the weak. AU tlie latest novelties lo the millinery line. •
READY TO START. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
READY TO START. Gathering of Thoroughbreds in the Garden City. The Annnal Meeting of the San Jose Blood-Horse Association. Representative Horses From the Leading Stables— lnterest Centered ln the First and Last Races— Pools Sold. . Special by the California Associated Press. San Jose, April 4.— Whether the second meeting of the San Jose Blood-horse Association, commencing to-morrow, will be ' very successful or not Is hard to determine. The track is in fine order and very fast, aud there are horses enough, some eighty in all, to insure good fields, but judging from the many scratches to-night in tbo four events on to-morrow's programme tlie fields will b« very light. Some of the leading stables of the State are here. Henry Welsh has brought down a string of ten from Palo Alto, Including Flambeau, Racine, Muta, Geoffrey, Tearless and Rlnf ax. Billy Donathan has fifteen from the Hearst stable. Kelly &amp; Samuels, W. L. Appleby, H. D. Miller and F. Hazlett have also representa...
Lcdi Races. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Lcdi Races. Lodi, April The opening races of tho Lodi Trotting Park Association were held to-day. A large crowd was in attendance and a fine day's sport was had. Pope's Frank won the first race and first money, J. A. Pope's Black Prince took second money, and J. W. Dougherty's Eva D third money. Time, 'IM. The races will be continued to-morrow.
FEDERATED TRADES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
FEDERATED TRADES. Southern Indorsements of the Australian Law. The Steamship Sailors Withdraw From the Council -Tanners Assist the Holders. The Permanent Office. J. D. Condon and Thomas Riley of the Furniture-makers' Uulon, No. 25, and E. Lidstrom of the Coast Seamans' Union presented credentials at last night's meeting of the Federated Trades and were seated. President Strauss and Agent Moouey of the Boss Butchers' Protective Union appeared before the council and made a statement denouncing the members of tho Butchers' Protective Association for dealing in pork handled by Chinese, and defending the use of refrigerating peddling wagons. They stated that the owners of these wagons deal in meat handled only by white butchers, and thatthe majority of the members of the latter organization are black-listed by the Boss Butcher's Protective Association. The council decided to take no action ln the matter. A communication was received from the Eight-hour League to the effect that no parade...
NIP AND TUCK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
NIP AND TUCK. Both Molders and Manufacturers Claiming; Victory. Interesting Carre.po_d.nce— What Foremen Must Do— Valiejo Assessed— Benefits for the Strikers. Tho members of the Engineers' and Ironfounders' Association profess to think that the strike of the iron-molders will soon be at an end. They fay that they have been interviewed by several strikers who are willing to go back to work whenever they are granted an opportunity to do so. McCormick Bros., proprietors of the Industrial Iron Works, are jubilant because a core-maker, who left them two days ago because he was pelted with eggs, will return to work to-day. His name is Patrick Ca-^sidy. "The men who pelted me with eggs," he said to a Call reporter yesterday, "were not members of tho Molders' Union. The lender was a fellow who had just got out of prison. His followers were boys, youug hoodlums, who would assault an angel if they saw some one else doing it." "It Is said that you are going back to work in McCormick's?" "That ...
TAXING THE CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
TAXING THE CLUBS. Agent Eldrldee Confident That They Will All Pay. In an interview yesterday Charles W. Eldridge, Internal Revenue Agent for the Pacific Coast, stated with reference to the proposed taxing of the local clubs where liquors and cigars are sold, that he intends to push the matter. He has full authority to do so, as it is in accordance with the decisions of the Federal courts. The law providing a tax for such clubs was adopted in 18.4, since which lime a uniform course of decisions have sustained the validity of the law. The first test of the statute was made in the United States District Court of Massachusetts in 1875, and the judgment of that court has been followed in similar cases by the United States tribuuals of Ohio and Illinois. A similar result is expected here. All the clubs will be notified early next week of their liability and requested to settle for both the present and the past. Mr. Eldridge is confident that all the back taxes will be paid without ado. A ...
One More liurelar. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
One More liurelar. William Gorman, who is said to be a hoodlum of "Tar Flat," was arrested for a burglary yesterday morning at 4:30 o'clock by Sergeant Spillane aud Officer Greenan on Fourth street. The accused, it seems, was surprised at his work of appropriating a watch and jewelry from a room in the Union Hotel, on Uoward street, near First, hut made good his escape. He and a companion had entered the place and when surprised by people in the house scrambled out upon the roof and then over the shingles ol the St, .Nicholas Hotel, on First street.
The Central Club. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
The Central Club. A meeting of the San Francisco Central Nationalists* Club was held Thursday evening, Mrs. Addie L. Ballou presiding. A communication from the Minneapolis Nationalist Club, asking that action be taken in protest against Stanford's railroad funding bill, was referred to the Information Committee to verify the figures and report upon next Thursday night. A social and entertainment will be given next Friday eveniug at Irving Hall.
Santa Kuan's Third Hank. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Santa Kuan's Third Hank. The Bank Commissioners were yesterday notified that tbe Exchange Bank of Santa Kosa had filed articles of incorporation, with a paid up capital of 5300.000. The Board of Directors consists of Manville Doyle of Santa Itosa, Uallis Hitchcock of Bodega, Henry E. Lawrence of Petaluma, Frank P. Doyle of Santa Kosa and William Hill of Petaluma.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
OBITUARY. JOHN A. COLLINS. John A. Collins, a pioneer of '49. died in this city on Tiiuisday. In his earlier days be was a co-worker with the leaders of the Abolition movement, and it was lie who first started Frederick Douglass on his famous career. He was a printer by trade, and worked in the same office with Horace Greeley. Porn in Vermont over seventynine years ago he had the benefit of the radical sentiments that were afloat at that time in New England and subsequently. Educated at the Andover Theological School for the ministry lie became embued with the philosophy of spiritualism, and was a believer in the doctrine to tbe end. Although at one time wealthy he lost all of his property, and since 18.17 has devoted himself to the practice of law. It was be who organized the "Skaueateles Community" in New York, devoted to co-opera-tive industry, also the public schools of Storey County, Nev., and became their Superintendent. Of both the two Constitutional Conventions of Nevada he ...