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A SOLDIER HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
A SOLDIER HONORED. General L. A. Grant Nominated for Assistant Secretary of War. Washington, April 6.— The President has nominated Lewis A. Uraut of Miunesota to be Assistant Secretary of War. General Lewis A. Grant of Minneapolis was a lawyer, and ut the making out of the war was a narmer in the Him of Stougliton &amp; Grant, one of the le.'dlug law Brms of Vermont. The senior partner was a brother of Hon. E. P. Sloughton, late Minister to ItiKsla. General Graut I'lltend the at my as Major of i lie Fifth Vermont Rt'Klmeut, September 7, 1801. He ro*o by regular promotion to the rank of Brigadier. General, April 27, 18C4, and commanded the socalled Vei mom Brigade to ttie close of the war. This brigade was well known as one of the best nahtlng brigades of Sedgwick's coips, and Giant's record of hard seivice Is second to none. At Cedar Creek he was temporal lly In com n. and of tbe Second Division, Sixth Army Corns, General Getty being at the time In command of the coipn. it w...
THE RAILROADS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
THE RAILROADS. A Lively Contest Possible to Secure Man- cement of the Atchison. New York, April s.— The Star says a report Is In circulation that the Alcblson Directors could not trace the whereabouts of 25,000 shares of Alchlsnu stock, aud Hut If this amount was In tlie possession of Gould, according to rumor, Uould had about sufficient, will his lollowing among the Atchison stockholders, to unseat the present man agement. Colonel John J. McCook, counsel and Director of me Atchison, said to day Hint Ills preseut management had already received pioxles for moie than a majority of the shares voting. The tuist project bad uot been assented to by the majority of the stockholders, but tlie Directors are confident th.it a majorliv will be secured. The Dooks close ou Tuesday (or the annual election. Tlie present ottlcers, lucludiug President Mauvel, will bo reelected. San Dikqo, April s.— The report that the Cii.vamac.i Kailroad. extending uorllieast from the cliy, has been sold to the So...
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. New York. Apill s.— (ieneral Fremont, who has been ill with a severe attack of lullueuz.i, is much Impioved. rmi.AKEi.rniA. April s.— Goldsmith &amp; Co., pantaloon manufacturers, are financially emb.iuassed. Their liabilities are $150,000, aud their assets aie unknown. Kansas City, April 5. -John H. Price, the head book-keeper of Hall &amp; Willis, wholesale liaidware-deulers, has absconded. He is a defaulter to amounts estimated at $4000 to $10,000. BangoK (Me.), Apill 6.— The Hotel West at Greenevtlle Junction was burned this morn ing. Many guests narrowly escaped. Two were badly lnjuied leaping from the wiudows. Detroit. April s.— Charles Pai sliall, backed by the Hammond Packing Company, will establish a manufactory of Ice machines In Detroit. It will be stocked at a cost of $1,000,000. New York, April s.— The weekly bank statement shows « reserve decrease of $2,881) 000 and a specie decrease of $1,144,000. The banks now hold $1,442,000 In e...
Pensioned. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
Pensioned. Washington, April s.— The following pensions have been granted toCallfoiulans: Original Invalid— Joseph B. Brothers, Kelseyvllle. Increase—Jacob Jackie, Napa; Joseph Deschamns, Santa Barbara; lleuiy J. Wells, w oodlords. lieIsnue— John Qiiliiii, Mayfield. Original witlovis— Maiy C. Kaiuey, former widow of leter s. Tabor, San Ki.incl-co. Minor of Peter S. Taylor, San Francisco. Mexican widows— l.uciuda E widow of Henry ii. Cook, San Jose.
THE FEAST OP THE PASSOVER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
THE FEAST OP THE PASSOVER. Inanguration of the Great Jewish Festival. Services in the Syn«gogn»s— Joyoui Times in the Family Circle-The Mann* and the Ma'.zothi. lASSOVER weck.thegreatf est religion* celebration of the Hebrew year, becan last evening with tlie Jewish population and was heralded wilh rejoicings in the family circle and unusual ceremonies In the various synagogues of ibe city. Although the day was not made a noil- day by me closing of places of bu«lness It was recognized as the prelude to an Important event by tue thrones which tilled the synagogues. Toward evening some of the more orthodox Hebiews closed their stores and spent their tliua la the precincts of their family circle. It is there lhat the true enjoyment of Passover festivity Is felt and the many amusements of the season are observed. These amusements consist of felicitous pleasantries, some ot which have a symbolic significance tn relation to events In the sacred chronicles of the Jcwisb r.ics as found in t...
A MYSTERY CLEARED CP. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
A MYSTERY CLEARED CP. The Kem'iina of Richard Citrr Found In the IV :i|i- in of the Bay. The supposed mystery surrounding the disappearance of Richard Carr, the potatoweigher, win) has been mlssine from his room in the Silver Star Uouse since March 2Uih, was cleared iid last evening by the discovery of his body iv the bay at the foot of Market street The remains were Identified at the Morgue by several intimate friends and also by a number of books and papers iouud on the person. Cerr was a native of .New York and 34 years of age. He has two brothers aud two sisters residing in Iliimboldt County. His friends are of the opinion that he met several congenial spirits on the uiglit of his disappearance, and after becoming intoxicated walked off iho wharf into tlie bay. lie wan of a happy disposition and they therefore know no reason why he should have taken his life.
STILL DELAYED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
STILL DELAYED. Tbe Steamer Alamed* Brld by the NonArrival of the Malls. The departure of the steamer Alameda is still delayed on account of the nou-arrival of tbe English mails, which she will carry to Australia. The Postofflce authorities have not as yet received any notification that the mails wnicli were shipped by the steamer Bothnia have arrived in New York. These delays, which are frequent, have given rise to a suspicion that the English Postmaster-General, who is a stockholder in a rival line running to Australia by the way of the Mediterranean Sea and the Suez Caual, is discriminating against the steamship lino on this coast. By sending the mails from England by slow steamers he delays vessels on this side, and thus throws discredit on them.
The Market-Street flub. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
The Market-Street flub. The Market-street Improvement Club met In Rohweder's Hall hist night. In the absence of \ the President, Vice- President T. J. Boss occupied the chair. The Executive Committee reported that Captain M. Dohler had been employed as an expert in real estate ■in the • matter of opening Market street. He was also appointed to solicit subscriptions | from the property-owners to pay the expenses ol the club in getting the matter before the Board of Supervisors and perpetuating the organization of thn club. Dr. Miller delivered a long address, in which ho Baid that the city ought to defray the expenses of the damages to propertyowners, and that the (Jity Attorney had so expressed hiuiseif. He said that the whole city would be benefited by the change of gride, and that there should be no opposition.
MOCK SUNS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
MOCK SUNS. Phenominal Atmospheric Appear- ances Recently Witnessed. The phenomenal atmospheric appearances recently witnessed in the m.irning sky in the States of New York and Connecticut not being frequent iv temperate climes have aroused much interest as to their cause. Parhelia, or mock *una, and an unwonted serins of rainbows being atmospheric effects may be briefly attributed Xainboir (U nbove oeevrrrd May IS, ISM. totting two hours. As seen from llenicia, CaZ. to moisture existing in such a direction In the atmospheric .strata as to render repeated reflections of the suu or of tne sunlight visible to observers. With regard to rainbows singly, it is well known that they are caused by the globules of water In the rainy cloud acting as prisms on the whita rays of sunlight, decomposing them into the true original hues belonging to the light of each of the constituent elements of the sun; while the white sunlight Is the product of a blending of many hues. In passing through n mediu...
WESTERN ADDITION BURGLARS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
WESTERN ADDITION BURGLARS. A Brace of Them Arrested fur Several Crimes. For several weeks burglaries have been committed in the western portion of the city. The police have been for a time at sea in the matter of the investigation and could find no trace of the burglars, bus attributed ttie work to an organized gang from the East. On Tuesday the tool-shop of H. Casebolt, on the corner of Union ami Lacuna streets, was broken iuto aud a quantity of mechanics' tools stolen. The tlileves left uo clew. On the following niglit the home of J. Casebolt, son of 11. Casebolt, on Harry street, near Greenwich, was entered uud valuables stolen. Tlie cases wt're placed in the hands of Officers Dwyer, Bee aud Harper and they luive found some of the stoleu property in a second-naud store on Pacific street. Edward Johusou, a colored youtn, aud JosepJi Theron, a white man, have also been arrested and charged with tlie two burglaries In question.
Booked fur Drunk Afterward. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
Booked fur Drunk Afterward. While intoxicated, last evening, a laborer Darned Charles Barry walked over an enibaukment on Montgomery street, between Broadway and Vallejo, and sustained a number of severe bruises about the head, besides an injury to his left eye, which may result in the loss of sight. Tlie place where he lell is considered a dangerous trap, for the reason that no feuce surrounds tiio excavation and there is no light to guide the stranger. Aiter dressing his wounds Bafrr was booked fur being drunk.
The Use of a >>iur. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
The Use of a &gt;&gt;iur. Andrew M. Davis has sued Charles W. Sozen, Charles Gleneer and M. D. Leven--8011 to recover $5000 damages and to restrain them from using the name " Golden Ace Bazaar," or a combination of similar words in sound or appearance thereto or designed to infringe plaintiff's trademark of Gulden Rule Bazaar in connection wlta business. ■ . '
l>ividetl Dimoiuil. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
l&gt;ividetl Dimoiuil. The retirement of Miss M. E. Lipman from the vice-principalship of the John Swett Grammar School has created an important vacancy, and the place is being sought by Mrs. Bigelow of the same school and Miss Nora Sullivan of the Mission Grammar. The Directors are divided on the question of the appointment. . . „
Cod Kiiir,l.iii Injured. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 6 April 1890
Cod K i ii r, l.i ii Injured. A telegram was received iv this city last evening from Portland, Oregon, that Cob Riordau, who was to have boxed Toot Fraker ten rounds, has injured his leg anil will be unable to right. Paudy Gorman, who defeated liiily Lynn iv tbreo rounds last Friday evening, will fill the engagement with Fraker.