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I TO RESIGN. '— [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
I TO RESIGN. '— Report That Assistant Postmaster-Gineral C.arkson Will Betire. New Yoke, April B.— A Sun's Washington special says : It is definitely announced to-day that Clnrkson, First Assistant Post-master-General, will retire --. ou June Ist. Clarkson's resignation, to take effect on that date is prepared and will be handed lv shortly. Ciarkson Is tired of the place and Its drudgery. The pay, $4000 a year, is not at all commensurate - with : the duties. Besides, as be says, he only took the place temporarily, and his been ready to leave it -, for a number of months. He lias been Importuned to hang on until now, when he can baud over the office to other bands.
THE BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
THE BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. Tie Audience Treated to an Exhibition of Scientific Playing. i Chicago, April 7.— The second game of the billiard tournament was played this afternoon, the contestants being Ives and Heiser, the former playing 275 to the latter's 250. Ives appeared confident, while Heiser was a trifle nervous. Ives won the bank, chose the white ball and stopped at 14. Following is the score: lves-14. 0, (i, 33, 7. 2, 0. G. 5, 1, 0, 70. 0, 8, 3, 34, 7, O, 00. Total— 27s. Average. 13 3 i. Uelser-O, 0, 0. 8, 1, 5, 22. (1, 0, 0. 10, 0, 45, 27, 7. 2. 0. Total— l3B. Average. 7 5 10. High runs: Ives— 7o. 34, 33. 06. Meter— 46, 27. 22. The third game took place this evening, Schaeffer ana Daly being the contestants, the former playing 500 to the latter's 300 points. Daly won the lead, chosing the white ball and stopping on two little buttons, Schaeffer falling down on bis ninth shot In the third inning Daly, who seemed to play in terrible hard luck, made his largest run, 18. Schaeff...
HAPPY CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
HAPPY CHILDREN. The White House Grounds Giyen Over to the Little Folks. Washington-, April 7.— This was eggrolling day, and at least 10,000 young Washingtoniaus, ranging from 3 to 10 years, took possession of the White House grounds and held high carnival from 10 o'clock until 5. Race lines, police lines and (are lines were all obliterated, etiquette hid her face behind her veil for awhile and conventional propriety stood outside of the park and hung a sad face over the railing. But there were no sad faces inside. All was joy, gavety, laughter, music, eggs and yellow stains. At 2 o'clock the Marine Baud arrived and fur two hours delighted the thousands of children and grown people with light music, familiar airs, such as "McGinty," "Razzle-Dazzle," "Swanee River," "Where Did You Get That Hat?" and "Listen to My Tale of Woe." Meyerbeer and Thomas were cast aside for two hours of popular music and Sub Smith and Billy Rice were favorites. It was during this period that the Presidential...
EASTERN ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
EASTERN ELECTIONS. The Democrats Elect Their Tickets at Cleveland and Columbus. Cleveland, April The election passed off quietly to-day. A large vote was polled. Tne Democrats elected the entire city ticket, making large gains. The Council stands eighteen Republicans, twenty-two Democrats, a gain of five Democrats. Columbus, April Returns from all but two precincts in this city shew that the entire Democratic city ticket is elected by from 1200 to 1500 majority. The Democrats also make great gains in the Council, and while that party will remain in the minority, the body will be closer divided politically than it has been for years. The result must be Interpreted as an approval of tbe new system of government. Detroit, April Returns from the city elections are coming in slowly, but show large Democratic gains. They make a clean sweep at Grand Rapids and Menominee. Hartford; April 7.— Henry C. Dwight (R.) is elected by 105 plurality. The city government is Republican on joint ballot ...
THE RAILROADS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
THE RAILROADS. Re-Election of the Chicago and Alton Board of Directors. Chicago, April 7.— At the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Chicago and Alton Railroad to-day the old Board of Directors was re-elected. T. C. Bartlett was selected to serve out the unexpired term of John Crerar, deceased. President Mnnvel of the Atchison to-day ridiculed the New York telegram stating that George C. Mac Gown was to supersede him as President. New York, April 7.— At the annual meeting of the Panama Railroad Company to-day General John Newton and his Board of Directors were re-elected. The annual statement allowed the gross earnings were decreased $1,532,833; the operating expenses were - decreased 8827,245, making the net earnings for the year $925,334, a decrease of $705,588. The surplus earnings amount to 9384,140. The decreased earnings are officially attributed to the stoppage of work ou the canal, by which railroad traffic is much reduced. Freight traffic showed a decrease of 8740,28...
Starvi-ie Indians. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
Starvi-ie Indians. Ashland (Wis.), April 7.— Chippewa Indians to the number of 1278 are reported to be starving on ' Pen d'Orielle Reservation.' The Indians will not give up to the Government tbo scanty pine land left them - in ; return for sufficient provisions to last them' over spring. It is sometimes excusable for a musician to be harping about his business. '
A KENTUCKY FEUD. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A KENTUCKY FEUD. The Stevens Gang Attack Their Old Enemies. Three of the Participants and an Inoffensiie Stranger Killed. V A Special Session of the Illinois Legislature to Be Called to Consider World's Fair Matters. Special by the California Associated Press. Lexington*, April 7.— As a result of an old feud George Stevens, Bill Barnes and Kelly Day were killed to-day. Barnes and Day were on a freight train, armed with Winchesters. At the village of Chambers Stevens and a gang were in waiting, and fired into tlie train, killing Barnes and Day and another passenger. Stevens, who stood on the depot platform, was also killed.
MACKAY'B SUIT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
MACKAY'B SUIT. Heavy Claims Against the Commercial Tele- graph Company. I_o«TOX, April 7.— Thomas Savage, counsel for John W. Mackay of San Francisco, entered suit to-day in the Superior Court for Suffolk County to recover judgment for $287,313 3d, which was accorded to Mr. Mackay by the Superior Court of New York in a suit brought by him against the Commercial Telegraph Company. The original claims of Mr. Mackay was for a note given by the defendant company on October 4, 1881., for 1288,916 50, aud the difference in the sum sued for is tbo interest which has since accumulated. This is virtually the headquarters of the Cable Company, a large portion of whose plant— in fact, the most important of this being the cable station— is located in Boston, was promptly attached this afternoon by the Sheriff, and Mr. Savage declared it will be at once sold or payment made to anticipate a big fight on the part of the corporation. Iv anticipation of this Mr. Mackay lias retained Colonel Bob Inge...
BUSINESS FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
BUSINESS FAILURE. Suspension of an Old Banking Firm Through Defalcations. New York, April 7.— The failure of George K. Sistaire Sons, brokers and bankers, 10 Broad street, is announced. This is an old and conservative firm. The rumor Is afloat that a defalcation of $250,000 is discovered in the accounts. The following has just been given out by the firm: Douglass liilger, manager of George K. Sistaire Sons' Philadelphia office, found short SISQ,---000. Hilgerdied Saturday. This and the Detroit defalcation of A. M. Stanton for $150,000 a few years ago caused the suspension. 'ihe Post says: The failure is not due to any special or immediate event, but was a case of "dry rot." The liabilities of the firm on the Stock Exchange are very small. linger, it seems, had been drawing heavily on the New York ollice, representing the money was wanted for their customers in Philadelphia, and his drafts were always honored. About a month ago one of these customers happened iuto the New York office...
TUE MISSISSIPPI OVERFLOW. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
TUE MISSISSIPPI OVERFLOW. Steamers on the Way to Reims People in . Threatened D. strict!. Vicksburg, April 7.— The steamer Osceola, from the bends, reports that the overflow is beginning to empty into the Mississippi through Eagle Lake and the people predict a great increase to the pressure all alone the Louisiana front, from that point southward, for the next two weeks. There -is most unmistakable distress along Steele Bayou. Three steamers will leave here today and will endeavor to bring out all the people who are in danger.
WANT SHORTER HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
WANT SHORTER HOURS. Massachusetts Carpenters Will Strike Unless Their Demands Are Granted Boston, April 7— Fully 4500 carpenters iv Massachusetts will demand that nine or eight hours constitute a day's work on and after Slay Ist. Such was the report received at the Carpenters' District Council last night. Each of seventy-five delegates stated that the union carpenters in the thirty-seven towns they represented were prepared to strike should the reduction be refused.
WAR MEMORIES REVIVED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
WAR MEMORIES REVIVED. Encampment cf the lowa Department of the 0. A. R. at Dfs Moines. Dcs Moines, April 7.- The sixteenth annual encampment of the Grand Army of the Department ot lowa began here to-day. Large numbers of old soldiers from every part of tho State have been arriving by every train and the attendance promises to be very large. The city is handsomely decorated with flags aud pictures of Union soldiers.
BURIED THE RATCHET. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
BURIED THE RATCHET. The Howard-Turner Factions A&lt;jree to Cease Hostilities. Louisville, April 7.— The Sourlocks. Days and others, representing both the Howard and Turner factions, -have just held a "pow-wow," and both sides agreed to suspend hostilities and forever bury the hatchet, and it was also mutually agreed to that should any more bushwhacking take place both sides would turn out and hunt the assassin down.
FATALLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
FATALLY INJURED. Two Men Struck by Falling Timbers at Chicago. Chicago. April 7.— While several laborers were engaged In hoisting a load on an elevator at a new building this afternoon the rope bioke, precipitating the elevator to the floor. Michael Sohr and William Meyer were struck by falling timbers and received injuries which will prove fatal.
* PATTI EXCITED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
* PATTI EXCITED. She Threatens to Exclude Reporters From Her Visiting List. New York, April 7.— Patti, in an interview, denies having criticized Mrs. Kendal. She became angry in discussing the matter and said: "lam quite disgusted with the reporters who lake such liberties with my name and shall really have to. exclude gentlemen of the press from my visiting list." Tniiir iiiWimiflimi/iii imii iii
A DOUBLE TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A DOUBLE TRAGEDY. Two Men Killed Soring a Fight at a Danes . in Arkansas. Little Rock, April 7.— News has just reached here of a terrible shooting affray in Fulton County . last Saturday,' in which .William Wright and W. P. Rogers, during a fight at a dance, were killed outright. Friends on both sides : took part and more than a dozen shots were exchanged.