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FATAL POWDER EXPLOSION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
FATAL POWDER EXPLOSION. One Boy Rilled and Four Others Seriously Injured. Portland, April 7.— explosion of powder occurred near this city last night in which Richard Mills, a boy about 18 years of age, was killed and four others seriously injured. The boys went Into a barn to spend the night. Mills lighted a cigarette and threw the match in a can of powder, which exploded, tearing the roof off the barn and blowing Mills several feet into the air. The barn took fire and was burned to tbe ground. Mills' body was taken out In a mangled condition and conveyed to the Morgue. The other four boys, while badjy burned, are not considered to be in a dangerous condition.
BRUTAL ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
BRUTAL ASSAULT. A Young Han Sent to Jail for a Year and a Half. 'iyy- tn Fresno, April 7.— Charles Bond called on a young lady one evening last week at the residence of Mrs. Jennie Sweet, and while there became abusive in language. Mrs. Sweet took the part of the young lady, and remonstrated with Bond. He became furious, and beat and kicked her. His arrest follower!, and to-day City Recorder Prince gave him 540 days in jail. Just after the freight train pulled out of Selma to-day an axle of a car broke. The passenger train going north was following close, aud tbe train men worked the freight train along at the rate of about a mile an hour to Towles, a distance of three miles.
A DASTARDLY DEED, [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A DASTARDLY DEED, An Attempt Made to Poison a Ranchman. Merced, April 7.— On Saturday last, William Cook, living in a cabin on the line dividing Mariposa and Merced counties, returned to his home after an absence of a few hours and found the door of the cabin broken down, and upon looking around found there was something wrong with a pan of milk he had left upon his table. He then examined a piece of fresh meat and §aye a piece to his cat, which she ate and ied in a few moments. Mr. Cook had a quarrel with a neighbor who cut him, Cook, badly a few weeks ago. The man who did the cutting is out on $5000 bail.
A JAIL V BREAK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A JAIL V BREAK. Twenty-three Prisoners ■ Escape . From the Spokane Ccnn'y Prison. Spokane Falls, April 7.— Twenty-three prisoners escaped from the County Jail last night, and all but eight are still at large. They sawed an iron bar in two, using old knives, and thus got Into the corridor. They then made a lamp smoke and gave a cry of fire. When the night watchman came they overpowered and gagged him, took his keys and revolver and left Three were captured during the day and five lato tonight. ' _ ' ■ ■ .
PIGEON SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
PIGEON SHOOTING. A Large Attendance at the Opening of the Tournament at Traver. Tbavxk, April 7.— A large number of sportsmen from San Francisco and country towns participated to-day in the pigeonshooting tournament open to the State. The first shoot was a blue-rock sweepstake, $50 entrance, at twenty-six singles and twelve pairs. The participants were Martinez Chick, champion of San Diego, S. H. Crane of Turlock, H. T. Hopper, J. W. Beare and J. Sheill, of Traver. Following is the score: Chick. -..I 10100101101010 1-) 101101010 0-14 01 11 00 01 10 [-28 10 11 10 01 01 10 11—14 i Crane 0 001000010100011-) 111101010 1-12 11 10 10 01 10 V 27 11 01 10 10 11 10 10-15 J Hopper 0 01100000011001 0} 101111101 0-12 00 oo 11 00 V 25 11 10 10 00 10 11 11 11-13 1 Beare 1 11011111111111 110111111 1-24 11 10 11 11 US 10 10 10 11 11 10 11 10-18 1 Bbeill 1 11110011011000 l-i 111110111 1-19 10 10 10 00 m 00 11 00 10 11 10 10 11-12 ) The next shoot called was a live bird shoot, Sio entrance, at twenty...
THE CITY OF ROSES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
THE CITY OF ROSES. Rain Over for the Season— A Base-Bail Frotest Santa Rosa, April The indications are that the rain is over. No water lias fallen to-day. The total rainfall for the season has been forty-five inches, the heaviest fall in many years. The Santa Rosa base-bull Club has protested against the game of ball played at Vallejo yesterday in the championship series, on account of Umpire Smith, decisions in favor of the Vallejos.
A NEW YORKER KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A NEW YORKER KILLED. One of Senator Stanford's Men Tries Jumping Frcm ii Train. Vina, April 7.— Clint Preston, a native of New York, a man working on Stanford's ranch, was kiiled about a mile and a half north of here. He was about 35 years old, a small man, and weighed 150 pounds. He wore a light mustache. Coroner West held an inquest and the jury returned a Verdict of death by jumping off a train and being struck by the same.
MAKYSVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
MAKYSVILLE. Arrest on a Charge cf Forgery— Rainfall and Crops. Makysville, April 7.— Willi&amp;m Howard, agent for Adams &amp; Co., Sacramento, who was arrested here last Saturday for obtaining money under false pretenses, has been taken to Sacramento to answer the more serious charge of forgery. The rain Saturday night increased the total for the season to 35.30 inches. The crops will not be materially affected.
RANDALL IS DYING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
RANDALL IS DYING. The Pennsylvania Congressman Sinking Rapidly. New York, April B.— A Tribune's Washington special says : "Samuel J. Randall is dying. Until to-day his wife, who has been faithful in her attendance upon him, bas been strong in the expectation that her husband would pull through. Now she is prepared for the Inevitable. Randall has been low all day. During the last eight hours he has failed to recognize bis family and is sinking steadily. Bis death is imminent."
The Bear ( nil.. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
The Bear ( nil.. At a meeting last evening of the Bear Club twelve now members signed the roll and fifteen applications were received. A constitution and by-laws were reported and consideration of them laid over for two weeks to permit of the printing and distribution of 200 proof copies. The Committee on State Organization reported that it expected to arrange for a meeting of Oakland Republicans with a view of forming a club, also that within two weeks a meeting for the same purpose would be held in Sacramento County. Speeches were made by ' Police Judge Joachimsen. District Attorney J. D. Page, Sigismuud Bettiuan, Otto Belau, D. H. Martins, Census Supervisor J. F. Sheehan and George D.. Collins.
Bunks Examined. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
Bunks Examined. The Bank Commissioners have examined the Farmers' Savings Bank of Lakeport and report assets and liabilities $223,518 50. A report was also made on the Bank of Lakeport with assets and liabilities footing up $109,064 77. iThe Cloverdale Banking and Commercial Company has also been examined and assets and liabilities being found to be $122.---004 28. _
John Johns in la Missing. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
John Johns in la Missing. John Johnson, a consumptive who was discharged from the City Receiving Hospital last Thursday, has been missing since that time, and no trace can be found of him. When ■he left , the hospital he was dressed In a check suit and wore slippers and red socks. He is about 51 years of ago and 5 feet 2 inches in height. Andrew Bangs, a friend of the missing man, is very anxious about his whereabouts. - Temporarily Organized.— Forty-sixth Assembly District Democratic Club was ! temporarily organized last Sunday evening by the election of the lollowlng officers : F. McDermolt, President; George 11. Thomas, . Secretary.
SPORT AT SAN JOSE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
SPORT AT SAN JOSE. Second Day of the Blood-Horse Meeting. in Excellent Programme That Brought Out a Small Attendance. Dais; D Captures the Santa Clara Stake Without Difficulty— Faustine and Huta Win Their Races. Special by the California Associated Press. San Jose, April 7.— lf . they had been made to order to-day's weather and track could not have been improved for the second day's racing of the San Jose Bloodhorse Association. The attendance was smaller than on the opening day, last Saturday, only about 500 visitors being present at the track. Some increase was noticed in the presence of the San Francisco division, many of the regular race-goers coming down on early trains. The favorites captured the two first events, then the short enders came in ahead, thus equalizing things, though many who had won on Daisy D and Faustine dumped themselves on Muta and got deeper into the mud trying to square themselves on Sunday. The officials were: Judges, S. S. Montgomery, Vf. Buckley and Jes...
• RACING STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
• RACING STOCK. A String of Promising Banners on the Way to San Francisco. Los Angeles, Ap^Jl 7.— A string of runners left Agricultural Park yesterday for San Francisco, where several will make their initial appearance on the American turf. After the blood-horse meeting the" string will be taken to New York, where several are entered at the Brooklyn meeting. Rico will make his debut In the East in the great Brooklyn handicap. He is handicaped at 100 pound) and should be well up at the finish, as he has shown himself to be a great colt. The string consists of Rico, Tycoon, Mikado. Rover, Conrad, Oscar, Masrico, Fairy, Flight, Bianco and Peri. The seven latter are two-year-olds and the two fastest will be sent to capture the great American stakes, which are worth £20,000 to the winner.
NATIONAL GUARD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
NATIONAL GUARD NOTES. The Demands of Company F of the Third Stopped. For some months the Adjutaut-General has been unable in orders to give the figures of merit of the National Guard because ot the delinquency of some company. For January and February tlie delinquent company has been Fof the Third Infantry. A letter has now been received from Captain Smith of the company saying that the returns were not forwarded because of some disagreement regarding them with the Colonel commanding. General Orton declares that the excuse is not accepted, as the returns should have been forwarded notwithstanding, with explanatory statements. Furthermore, and as punishment for the dereliction, the demands of that company will not be audited for one month after the receipt of the delinquent returns. The Red Bluff Sentinel of Saturday last, in a description of what it calls "one of the handsomest armories in the State, "—chat of Company 1) at Red Bluff of tho Eighth Battalion of Infantry— exhausts its...