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CREW MISSING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
CREW MISSING. A Chicago Yacht Found Capsized With No One Aboard. Toronto, April The yacht Idler, belonging to ex-Commodore Fisher of the Chicago Yacht Club, was found capsized a few miles off this city. There was no trace of life aboard and the crew are supposed to have perished.
ITEMS OF INTEREST, [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
ITEMS OF INTEREST, A Florida paper appeared In green ink on St. Patrick's day. " The use of electric lights is increasing with great rapidity among the London shopmen. In Edinburgh a wholesome meal of vegetable broth and bread can be had for one cent. There are six women police officers in the Loudon police force, all employed as detectives. The greatest body of silver ore in Montana lias been discovered at the Mountain Lion Mine, near Cooke City. A parrot in a hospital at Pittsburg, Pa., got drunk on some alcohol left within her reach, aud shocked the inmates by her profanity. Ben lie gun, the ex-prize fighter and evangelist lost $1000 worth of stereopticon views and paraphernalia in a fire iv Newcastle, Pa. Georgetown girls wear one yellow and one black garter, because they think the wearer will receive a marriage proposal before the close of the year. The Hudson River peach crop has been ruined by the alternate warm and freezing weather, but there is promise of an abundant yield ...
Bismarck's Boots. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
Bismarck's Boots. Prince Bismarck taught a Berlin shoemaker, who was proverbial for making promises which he did not keep, how to be punctual. The man, after many promises, had failed to keep them. When this again occurred, the shoemaker was aroused at 6 o'clock the next morning by a messenger, with the simple question: . "Are Heir Bismarck's boots ready yet?". ■ When- the shoemaker said "No,' be retired; but in ten minutes another messenger arrived. -Loud rang the bell. • .."Are Uerr Bismarck s boots ready yet?" was the inquiry. rr •:- --"No," was the reply. : ..And so it went on every ten minutes until the boots were ready in ■ the I evening.'! The shoemaker was more cautious in making promises - after : that— Harper's Young i'eople.JßßßßMßngjdteKßfSßHnd
SAN JOSE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
SAN JOSE RACES. The Entries for Events on To-Day's Programme. Horses at Work on the Agricultural Park Track. Promising Two and Three Year Olds Whose Names Aro Likely to Become Famous. Special by the California Associated Press. Sax Jose, April Last night's and this morning's light showers have not affected the Agricultural Park track in tho least injuriously, but in reality have benefited it, and with the present strong sun and a good harrowing to-morrow, it will be faster than ever for the second day's sport. A visit to the track this morning showed i most of the horses at work. The inside i track was used to prevent the holing of the regular course. Manager Van Gorden and Trainer DoI nation, of the Hearst stable, had out some j of their two-year-olds, lead by Sacramento (3), and all were given lively exercise, Sacramento especially. Sacramento is a handsome, big-furnished bay colt, by Joe Hooker, dam Ada C. Last year he did not show up prominently, but now. if looks go for anythin...
NEWS FROM HONOLULU. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
NEWS FROM HONOLULU. The B.irkeutine Kiln Wrecked Daring » Severe Gale. The barkentlne Planter yesterday brought the following news from Honolulu: The barkentlne Ella went ashore at Mabukona at 3 o'clock on the morning of March tith, during a southwest gale, and became a total loss..At the time of \ the disaster she had a cargo of 1400 bags of sugar, of which but 300 bags were saved. , - The list of whalers that ■ had ' arrived .'. at Honolulu March lOlh is as follows: Bark Northern Light, clean ; bark Alice Kuowles, 110 barrels sperm ; bark Helen I Mar, clean ; , bark _ Alaska, - clean ; - steamer 7_ Belvedere, clean; bark Lydia, clean; .brigvßeindeer,--clean; - bark !,' Andrew Hicks, 25 . barrels sperm oil; bark James Allen, clean.
lt..nrd of Erin. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
lt..nrd of Erin. : The Executive Committee of the Ancient Order of I Hibernians,*; Board of i Eriu, met at.- Irish-American Hall ■' yesterday v ' to settle up the affairs of their St. Patrick's day celebration. All committees made their reports, which showed that the day's celebration was a grand success and leaves $1670 to be sent to the Parnell Fund in Ireland. The money will be sent direct to Mr. Parnell the coming week. The convention adjourned to meet on the first Sunday in January. 1891. _
BOYCOTTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
BOYCOTTS. Key. Dr. Hnrcoart Discourses on Trades Unions and Capital. I At Howard-street Methodist Episcopal Church last evening Dr. Harcourt delivered a lecture on the subject "The Boycott of Confederation." The text was taken from John viii:32, "And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." "Slavery," said the preacher, "has had a large place in the history of the world and has confronted us in three forms— spiritual, mental and physical. Christ came to set the captive free and .to inaugurate new measures for the amelioration of the race." I lii| speaking of the boycott of trades unions, the doctor said: "Tradesmen have a right to organize for self-protection. This is the first law of our being, and under existing circumstances it becomes a necessity. " Hardly a day passes without bringing Its quota of news with regard to some strike or lock-out, either threatened or in procress, and the question arises, When will this end? This slate of affairs is brought about b...
TRINITY SHOCKED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
TRINITY SHOCKED. A Little Old Man Makes an Address to the Rector. He Calls Himself John -Bailey, the Converted Collier Boy— He Does Not Approve Pastor Bead's Preaching. . A little old man, with closely-cropped gray hair, made his way into Trinity Church last night and created a sensation there. He had a handkerchief knotted around bis neck and white roses in three of the buttonholes of his lime-worn vest He took a seat near the middle of the edifice and found the places in his prayer-book and hymnal with a readiness that proclaimed him to be one well acquainted with the contents of the volume. The rector prefaced his sermon with the announcement that £510 had been collected at the morning service for the expenses of the parish. This was $100 more than had been requested, and Mr. Reed thanked the members for their generosity. His sermon was one of a series which he is preaching on the labor problem. He quoted the appeal of the young man to the Savior to use his influence in inducing ...
Single-Tax Society. – . [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
Single-Tax Society. - . At the meeting "of the Single-tax Society last evening the programme consisted, of music, songs and recitations by Mrs. Mullimer, Mr. liashuo and Miss Currle. An address was made by A. Cridge on "Ballot Reform," setting forth that the present system was unjust aud admitted of fraud. It was announced that Mr. James W. Barry would speak at the next meeting.
A Broken Leg. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
A Broken Leg. Luzi Spinas, a man employed by 'C. Schroeder, a contractor, tell from a wagon-, load of hay on Townsend street, near Sixth, yesterday, -and broke his right leg. His injury was attended to at the Receiving Hospital. ...... m . Y. M. C. A. Lecturb.— Kev. J. A. Cruzan dellveied yesterday afternoon, at the rooms of the Y. M. 0. A., his lecture, " The Comer Statue, ' or ihe Devil's Ueuciiuieu." Theatleudauce was good. em - Church Election.— An election for wardens of the vestry will be held at Trinity Church today betweeuu 12 and 1 o'clock. - -,-..- ■ '.. Get the best and the cheapest. Salvation Oil relieves In the twinkling of an eye.' '_.&amp; cents. • : * A million Americana uso Or. nulls Cough Syrup. Other nations lv proportion. 25 cents. -.-
CROSSED THE BORDER [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
CROSSED THE BORDER The Chinese Invasion via Mexico. One Band of Thirteen Captured Near Tia Jnana. All Bat Two of Them Landed a Few Days Ago From the Steamer Newbern at Ensenada. Special by tbe California Associated Press. San Diego. April 6.— The first train from Tia Juatia brought up from the line thirteen Chinese who were caught about 3 o'clock this morning entering this country from below the line. They were all males, three of them being boys from 8 to 15 years of age. On receipt of information from Ensenada of the landing at that place of over eighty Chinamen from the steamer Newborn the Custom-house officers immediately began to lay plans to guard the line, with a view to catching the Mongolians if they attempted to cross. The constable who was patrolling the river-bank near the wagon bridge to the west of the railroad track about 11 o'clock came across a Chinaman sneaking along toward the Mexican line and immediately brought him into camp. He then went back to his station and...
THE LODI TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
THE LODI TRACK. Arrangements Being Made for Winter • Races. Lodi, April 6. The Lodi races closed yesterday, the last of two days' contest The leading event was a match between C. H. Corson's Sleepy Tom, 'Bully's Nino and Taylor's Old Tom. Sleepy Tom won in three straight heats. Best time, 2:57. To the astonishment of the sports the short end got away with the proceeds of the poolbox, the same thing occurring the day previous. it is the purpose of the management to have races each month. One is now being arranged for the 25th inst, with three entries, Dougherty's Eva D, Peirano's Fred and Smith's Rosa S. The Lodi Trotting Park Association was incorporated in January of this year by the election of L. M. Morse President and C. H. Corson Secretary, with S. Ferdun, B. F. Langford, J. ii. Pope, P. Armstrong and J. W. Dougherty Directors. The grounds cost $7000 aud the improvements already made, with the contracts let, represent au additional outlay of $2000. . Several leading horsemen fr...
SANTA ROSA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
SANTA ROSA. The Destructionists Making the City of Bases Their Refuge. Santa Rosa, April 6.— A number of religious enthusiast-!, who believe that Oakland will be deluged with water, are flocking to this city. One real estate agent, who is a devotee of Mrs. Woodworth, has leased all bouses in his hands' to the refugees until the fatal 14th inst. is over. Easter Sunday was generally observed here to-day. Bey. J. P. Fay, Secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association, occupied a pulpit. The rain. and wet grounds prevented the game between the E. T. Aliens and Daily Reports of the State Amateur League today. ..-■■•
CITRUS FLOTSAM. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
CITRUS FLOTSAM. What Vessel Has Lost Part of Her DeckLoad? Yaquina, April 6.— Yesterday morning several hundred boxes of oranges came ashore about two miles south of Newport. Many of the boxes bore the mark "C, C, Tacoma." The weather having been fairly good in this vicinity for some days, and no wreckage having been discovered, the appearance of such fruit is quite unaccountable on any other hypothesis than that they might have been part of a deck-load on some passing vessel, and have been washed overboard from some cause or other.
SACRAMENTO. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
SACRAMENTO. Easter Services— Confirmation of Young People at the Cathedral. Sacramento, April 6.— Easier Sunday was ' generally observed in the churches here to-day by special services in the Cathedral. Bishop Mauogue administered confirmation to an immense number of young people. No coursing matches took place to-day as announced.
April Showers. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 7 April 1890
April Showers. Grass Vallet, April 6.— Heavy showers have fallen since 10 o'clock last night. There are indications of another shower and that it will clear up to-night Merced, April After a week of warm and pleasant weather the rain commenced to fall at 4 o'clock this morning and continued to fail in warm showers until about noon, when the wind changed and the sun shone out. The fruit trees are loaded with blossoms, and it is thought that more fruit and better will be raised this year than ever before In Merced County. Santa Rosa, April 6.— lt commenced raining yesterday afternoon and rained all last night, the result being that half an inch of water fell for the storm. This afternoon the sky was clear, with a strong breeze from the west. It may rain again in a few hours.