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Star Tips. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
Star Tips. New York, April 7.-Star tips for the races at Clifton are— Slumber or Rudolph, Ayala or Planter, Little Jake or Romp, Insight or Glory. Carnegie or St John, Addle Tor Harrison. At Washington— Patrocles or San Jose, Beck or Mamie Hay, Best Boy or C.-rise colt, Sliotover or Ball Mall, Jim Murphy or Bassanio.
Old Sign* In Favor. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
Old Sign* In Favor. The latest trick of some tradesmen is shown In a desire to display old-looking signs at their business places. "It's surprising, said a sign-painter to a reporter the other day, "to note row anxious some newly establish d firms are to purchase signs that have seen service. A sign that is exposed to the elements for a number of tears Is bound to assume that weatherbeaten front that is the pride and drawing card of the old and successful merchant I have had twenty odd years' experience at outdoor advertising, and i never saw this old-sign craze so rampant as at the present lime. To meet the demand 1 have worked hard of late months, and I have hit upon a plan by which I can construct at a lew days' notice a sign that will have all the appearances of having been through the water. The \ mixture which I use requires great care in forming, and its ingredients are very expensive, so ____9Sbt_____W______&amp; » that, workmanship and material considered, a 'new-ol...
REAL ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
REAL ROMANCE. A Spanish Grandee Weds a Polish I'fUKiant. ". A Tery interesting wedding, which cannot be aptly described as a marriage a la mode, or a love match, or even a mere mesalliance, but partakes of the nature of all three, has lately taken place in an obscure Polish village, says a St. Petersburg correspondent of the Boston Herald, the bridegroom being no less a personage than a Spanish grandee, the Governor of the Philippine Islands, aud the bride a charming, artless Polish peasant girl. The match was brought about in this way. A year ago the Spanish dignitary obtained leave of absence, and paid a visit to Paris for the sole purpose of seeking for a suitable life partner in that International matrimonial mart. The qualifications required iv the bride were few, but important: she should profess the Koman Catholic faith, and should have something more valuable than her face for her fortune. His vigilant eyes soon fell upon a beautiful Polish maiden, who, though a peasant, cou...
THE CITY OF PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
THE CITY OF PARIS. Passengers Still Relating Incidents of Their Memonble Trip. London-. April The passengers of the City of Paris have not yet got through talking about their experience on the waterlogged steamer. The actual danger they were in does not seem any less when considered from terra firma. A score of passengers say they heard nothing of any offer on the part of the captain of the Adriatic to carry them back to New York. K. F. Downing, a Custom-house broker of New York, said: "li the captain of the Adriatic made such an offer. Captain Watkins never told of it, or almost every m*. would have gone. I know a New Yort man who would have offered $1000 to the captain of the Adriatic to take him back. Why, most of tho passengers would have gone on a boat bound for San Francisco around the Horn rather than have stayed on ttie sinking City of Paris. The coolest man ou hoard," Downing says, "was Holmau. the liver-pad man. lloluiau was playing poker when the explosion occurred, and a...
"THANKS, GO AHEAD." [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
"THANKS, GO AHEAD." An Explanation From Captain Roberts of the Steara-r Adriatic. New York, April 6.— Captain Roberts if the Adriatic explains the City of Paris affair as follows: "We were out two days when I saw signals of distress from the City of Paris. A boat in charge of the chief officer came alongside saying Captain Watkins desired to be towed into Queenstown. lie theu told me the condition of the ship. 1 declined to do as requested, but told him I would go to her to save life. While they were talking another steamer hove in sight. She was bound west ami I thought she was the City of Chester of the same line. We sent up rockets, but she kept right on and paid no attention to our signals. The chief officer then repeated his request. . 1 again told him I would go to the City of Paris to save life, if necessary, but would not tow her into Queenstown. We then started to go to the City of Paris when we sighted a steamship bound east, which afterward proved to be the Aldersgate. I ...
PENNSYLVANIA POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
PENNSYLVANIA POLITICS. Congressman Dalzell Openly Declares War Against Senator Quay. Washington, April 6.— The Sunday Herald says: "Congressman Dalzell has at last declared war against Senator Quay, and yesterday the Pittsburg representative came out flat-footed in an Interview and announced that he was for any man for Governor who was anti-Quay. This declaration is not a surprise to Pennsylvania Republicans, for it has been antic! ■ ated for some time. The wonder has been that Dalzell did not throw down the gauntlet ere this, but now that he has expressed himself, the country may prepare for some lively Keystone State politics. Mr. Dalzell is an ardent Republican aud not given to kicking over the party traces, but in this instance it will be found that he is with the best element of the Pennsylvania Republicans, who are bent on strangling the machine of which Senator Quay is the acknowledged boss."
Jo urn all it* 1. .liel in • iii«.-I,-.—,. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
Jo urn all it* 1. .liel in • iii«.-I ,-.—,. The St. Peter-burg journalists, Russian and otherwise, who are admitted to court festivities, have just sent a curious petition to the Czar. They asked to be allowed to wear on their dress-coals some small ornament with the name of the paper they represent inscribed on it, by which they might be recognized as representatives of the press, The Czar has at oi.Co granted the request, and at the next court ball all the bona fide journalists will appear adorned « itb their new badge. No one but an accredited representative of a paper will be allowed to wear the badge, the raison d'etre for which appears to lie the fact that not unfrcquently a number of gentlemen had gained admittance as press men who were much better acquainted with the art of blacking boots than with that of furnishing newspaper reports.
The M J i sue. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
The M J i sue. .The companion ship to the Teutonic, called the : Majestic, will be 2000 horse power stronger than her sister. Captain IVarsall, now in charge of the Teutonic, the senior captain of the While Star Line, is to be in charge of her, and to be promoted to the rank of the commodore of the fleet The Majestic*! first trip from New York will he ou Wednesday, the lltli of June. — Ex.:.' an Opportune Fkiknd will be found In Dr. 1). Jayne's Expecioraut, when racked by a Severe Cold, and the many Lung or Throat Affections wnlcli sometime-. follow. . This old remedy has met the approval of two generations, and is today as popular, sate and effective as ever. . .-. • :
THE TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
THE TARIFF. The Bill Ready to Be Reported to the House. Carlisle Engaged in Preparing a Democratic Minority Report. Senator Chandler on tbe Proposition to Establish Reciprocity Treaties With South America. 4 -____-____--—_________. Special by the California, Associated Press. Washington, April 6.— A tariff bill will be reported to the House next week, probably as early as Wednesday or Thursday. Accompanying this Dill is a report of the majority of the Ways and Means Committee, which is now ready, and by Monday or Tuesday the report of the Democratic minority of the committee will be ready. Mr. Carlisle is now engaged in drawing it up. At one time there had been some intention of submitting a minority bill on the lines of the Mills bill, which passed the House in the last Cougress; but that intention has been abandoned. A majority of the Democrats on the committee and threefourths of the Democrats in the House regard that as bad politics, and altogether inadvisable. They hold that it...
SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE. New England Senators Interested in the Proposed Reciprocity Treaty. , Washington, April The proposition to establish a reciprocity treaty with the South American countries as an offset to the proposed duty on hides is one to which the New England Senators and Representatives are giving a great deal of attention. "1 have not given the subject an extended consideration," said Senator Chandler yesterday, "and I would not care to pass judgment upon it without careful consideration. I should be inclined to say though that we could well establish reciprocal relations with any of the countries of the Western Hemisphere which would adopt our tariff system and schedules. I am quite inclined to believe that it would be wise to establish these relations with all countries between the borders of Canada and the Isthmus of Panama. It would not be in any sense au abandonment of any part of our system of protection and it would guarantee to us the almost exclusive traJe of the...
REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE. The Silver Coinage sod National Election Laws Under Consideration. Washington, April About two-thirds of the Republican Senators met in conference last night at the residence of Senator Chandler to discuss the silver question. The Western Senators, known as silver men. had. the floor at first and explained tneir views at length, and then the representatives of other sections expressed themselves. No marked preference for the Windom bill as against the Jones bill (reported by the Senate Committee on Finance) was shown. It was the final opinion that Republican Congressmen should harmonize upon some measure of legislation ou the silver question and press it to a passage at as early a date as possible. The action of the Republican members of the Committee on Privileges and Elections iv requesting Chairman Hoar to prepare a national election law is understood to have met the approval of the conference. When it is reported back from the Judiciary Committee Senator E...
GERMAN RIFLEMEN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
GERMAN RIFLEMEN. Three Monthly Shoots at Harbor View Yi'in-rrlriy, Three German shooting clubs held their monthly medal competitions at Harbor View shooting range yesterday and the merry crack of rifles resounded over the bay all day long. Though the breeze was rather string for accurate shooting the scores were on the whole good. In the shoot of the San Francisco Gruetli Shooting Section the result was as follows: First class medal— A. Rahwyler. 300 rings. Second class— J. Hugenin, .'195 rings. Third class— J. Hauser, 319 rings. The Eiritrnclit Schuetzen Club contest resulted as follows: Champion medal— F. A. Kuhls 408 rings. First class— A. Wirtner,. rings. Second class— B. Overmohle, 367 rings. Third class — O. Nagel, 335 rings. The first best center was made by A. Stamer and the last best center by L. H. 11. Kaii flung. The California Schuetzen Club also held its stated medal shoot, with the following result: Champion clas3— A. Sticker, 446 rings. First class— Dr. Rogers, 423 ri...
SAN BRUNO ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
SAN BRUNO ROAD. Regular Sleeting of the Improvement Club— The Petition. The regular meeting of the San Bruno Road Improvement Club was held yesterday afternoon at the Guadeloupe Dairy, on the San Bruno road, L. A. Hay ward presiding. John Reynolds, for the Executive Committee, reported that the petitions for the improvement of the road were duly presented' to the Board of Supervisors, nnd were referred to tho Street Committee and came up at the last meeting of. that body. On the following Monday it ' came before the Supervisors again and was referred back to the Street Committee, which met last Thursday. At that time it was thought best to recommend to the Board to appropriate the SUM) asked for, this amount to be added to the next tax levy. This will come up before the Supervisors to-night to be acted upon. George 11. Reynolds moved, and it was carried, that a vote of thanks be given Mr. L. J. Ewell for his success in securing signers to the petition just presented. £ A bill amount...
A Yi.nnir In-.brlr.te. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
A Yi.nnir In-.brlr.te. A fourteen-year-old Italian lad was brought to the Central Station last evening stupified with liquor and booked on a charge of drunkenness. The -officer saw tho boy ' staggering along Dupont . street near Pacific, iv an aimless manner and ■ ques- i tioned bin] as to his - name aud residence. Ho was unable to tell his name or where he lived. A youth . who accompanied the officer to the prison stated that the young inebriate was a bootblack and lived on Filbert street, near Kearny. The arrested lad could i not tell where he obtained the liquor, but it is supposed that he got a quantity of cheap wine somewhere in the Latin quarter and drank enough to stupify himself.
STRIKE IN A HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
STRIKE IN A HOTEL. Daring the Confusion Thieves and Swindlers Heap a Rich Harvest. London, April 6.— There has been a singular strike at the Savoy Hotel. The new manager, recently appointed, was unlucky enough to offend the chef, and the latter struck. Sixty cooks followed the chef. Then the waiters joined the strike, and next came the maids and porters, the hotel being completely upset Meanwhile thieves and swindlers are reaping a harvest among the excursionists. The room of the American Consul at Plauen was entered by burglars and a jewel casket valued at $5000 stolen. The casket was found but the contents had been abstracted.
FOG-SIGNAL EXPLOSION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
FOG-SIGNAL EXPLOSION. Dome of Belle Bock Light-House Shattered and Licht Extinguished. London, April 7.— The fog-signal prematurely exploded last night at the famous Belle Bock Light-house, off the east coast of Scotland. The dome was shattered by the explosion and the light extinguished, the first time since it was built in 1811. After the explosion a passing steamer had a narrow escape from being wrecked, owing to the absence of the light.
TO ISOLATE RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
TO ISOLATE RUSSIA. Emperor William's Marked Departure From Bismarck's Policy. Berlin, April 6.— A Hamburg correspondent says that in contrast with Bismarck's policy Emperor William intends to pave the way to an entente with France and thus isolate Russia. The Austrian alliance, he adds, will remain unchanged.
THE JRIOTOUS STUDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
THE JRIOTOUS STUDENTS. Only Those Implicated la the Disorders of 1888 to Be Expelled. St. Petersburg, April The student disorders have practically ended, the holidays having taken a majority of the students to the country. It has been decided that only those shall be expelled who were implicated in the disorders of 1888. The Czar, Czarina and family, and the Queen of Greece attended the fete of mounted guards to-day. London, April 6. -—A dispatch from St. Petersburg to the Daily Telegraph says: The Minister of Education nnd Professor Mendeliff of the University have both resigned after having bad a quarrel. The disorders among the students continue and the prisons are overflowing with Inmates.