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THE COLUMBUS CENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
THE COLUMBUS CENTENARY. It Will Be Celebrated by a Grand ItalianAmerican Exhibition In Genoa. "I desire," said Mr. J. Calegaris, President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce, to a representative of The Call, "to inform, through the medium of your journal, the producing and manufacturing public that in the fall of 1892 a grand exhibition of American and Italian products will be held in Genoa, Italy, in honor of the fourth centenary of the discovery of America by Columbus. Extensive preparations are already being made by a committee especially appointed, composed of most influential and responsible citizens of Genoa, who entertain for America and for the American people the warmest friendship and the greatest admiration. . "Genoa beiug the birthplace of Columbus, whose matchless discovery has benefited mankind more IhanJ.uiy (other event In the history of the world, the occasion will certainly attract to the superb city of marble palaces millions of visitors from all parts ot Italy an...
HE DREW A KNIFE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
HE DREW A KNIFE. A Peanut Peddler Itesents a Painter's Interference. There was a prospect of war at Fourth and X streets shortly before noon to-day. Men are engaged in painting the awning about Hammer's drug-store, and it seems that one George McManus has the contract for doing the work. A peanut vendor named La Shells pays for the privilege of doing business on the the corner, and McManus desired that tho roaster, etc., should be removed that he might put up a scaffolding. La Shells insisted, it is said, that his articles were not in the way and McManus threatened to throw them into the street There was a war of words, attracting a large crowd, and La Shells finally drew a knife. He wns induced to put the weapon away and removed the arttclas as desired, but still McManus was not happy. He returned to the attack, slapping La Shells, who is an invalid, several times. The peanut peddler drew his knife again and would doubtless have used It had not Coroner Clark, in total disregard of ...
A BIG FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A BIG FIRE. The Explosion of a Lamp Causes a Herivir Loss. From San Jose Herald, April 7th. An alarm was rung in from Box 37 last night for a dlastrous fire at the corner of First and San Fernando streets. The fire was occasioned by the explosion of a lamp IF L t- A ' Theal '« cigar-store, just south of San Fernando street, on the west side of first street. The adjoining stores, in which were located the Casino Saloon, B. Leuz's barbershop, George Spencer's store of musical Instruments, John Barker's art materials and F. Peterson's shoe-store, were gutted. The building may bo considered a total loss, it belonged to Luis A. Arguello of Santa Clara, and the loss is estimated at 56000. "M-tF^-SBI The other losses were: Peterson $500, Insured for $500 in the Lion Company; llieal $1000, insured for $500; Barker &amp; Spencer $3000, insured for small amounts; ll.' Jeantrout and Mr. Johnson, Casino Saloon, $3000. Insured for $1(joo '
The Hare Still Lives. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
The Hare Still Lives. A correspondent, writing from Antelope, in this county, uuder date of April says! L. Daly was out hunting a week ago last Saturday and killed a hare. On dressing It he found a litter „ of young bares, one of which remained alive after being removed. He at this time bad a cat with some kittens. He put the hare with the old mother cat, and she Immediately adopted it, and now thinks more of it than »he does of her own kittens. The little hare Is thriving and doing well and has become quite a curiSacramento Bee, April 7th
The First Strawberries Twin r.~.~-_- _.. .t- -11 _ . [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
The First Strawberries Twin r.~.~-_- _.. _.I_.t- -11 _ . iwonrms in mis city . claim to have received yesterday the first consignment of strawberries of this city. ■:_ McPherson &amp; Rucker say they received i ww l 0 ii he Be on J Tom : the garden of to W- Boulware. May-field, and sold the lot to D. R- Avery a $2 per Pound. Eveleth &amp; Nash also claim the : first consignment They say they received a lot from the ranch of George G. Hall at Monb 0 a V WhlcU thEy d ' °* ed °" * »««K ' ' "■ ' '"•". '._'.:■_'-
LABOR MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
LABOR MEETINGS. One Union Declines to Boycott Meat Peddlers. The efforts of the Butchers' Union to have all the labor organizations of the city boycott meat peddlers have not been successful in every case. The matter was brought before the meeting of the Harnessmakers' last ' night, and after a long discussion they decided to have nothing to do with the boycott -- They give as their grounds for refusing to boycott the peddlers that the organization requesting them to take such action is not a bona-fide labor union, and that it is an association formed for the' purpose of crushing men of small capital. The Boycott Committee reported that during the week it has induced nine country and eleven city firms to withdraw their patronage from W. Davis &amp; Son, the firm which, it is alleged, is abusing the apprentice system. Among the local firms reported as having withdrawn their custom from the boycotted manufacturers are W. Cosbie and Herman Gray. "Colonel" Willey's Latest. "Colo...
CALIFORNIA PIONEERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
CALIFORNIA PIONEERS. The Question or Delinquent Members Is Uliruitrd. A meeting of the Society of California Pioneers was hold last evening at their hall in Pioneer Place. President Edward Kruse presided, with 11. T. Graves as Secretary. On motion of Mr. King it was voted to suspend the regular order of business and proceed at once to the discussion of the amendment to Article 2 of the Constitution, as proposed at the last regular meeting, which reads as follows: Any member stricken from tbe roll of membership lot the non-payment ol duet snail come to be a member ol the society, and shall not afterward ag.n.i become a member except by an election lv a maimer prescribed by the coustilutinn_ N. Holland was the first speaker. He thought that the amendment could not be adopted without serious injury to the organization, if adopted it will give the Board of Directors too much power. Mr. Highton answered Holland in a long address. He had formulated an amendment, to take the placeof the on...
AFTER THE HONEYMOON, [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
AFTER THE HONEYMOON, A Marriage in Baste With a Swlfl-Fol- lowing Repentance. . On the 10th of last March, says the Oakland Daily Evening Tribune, the papers recorded a romantic marriage— Cora, aged 17 years, the daughter of Mrs. Bell of 2206% Fillmore street, San Francisco, being united in matrimony on the tug-bot-fSktna, beyond the heads, Thomas Smith, a real estate dealer of 1028 Market street. The reason for this unusual mode of procedure was because Cora was under the legal age and a license could not, therefore, be obtained without the consent of her parents, and as she was very much enamored of Smith she consented when he proposed the scheme of being married on the high seas. On their return to land they went to San Jose, and It would be expected that, considering the circumstances, the union would be an exceptionally happy one, at least during the honeymoon. - But such was not the case, according to the young bride's story, for her husband, she charges, illtreated and half-s...
A Virtual Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A Virtual Settlement. Judge Sawyer yesterday rendered a decision confirming the report of the Master in Chancery in the case of Frank Newlands as executor of the Sharon .estate against David S. Terry and . Sarah " Althea Terry. This virtually settles the case, as the decision will have the effect of granting the bill of revivor asked by Newlands.
1.. D. Stone's Ranches. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
1.. D. Stone's Ranches. . David Bush, assignee of the estate of LD. Stove, .: in Insolvency, .' was - yesterday granted authority i by Judge Lawier to dispose at private sale of the real estate,' consisting of an undivided interest in a ranch at Santa Barbara • and ' ranches in 1 Sacra-; mento, Colusa ami Santa Clara counties. Those in I Santa j Barbara, Santa Clara and S_u'&gt;'ai_R&gt;;_iu an hisvliy . mortgaged in the total sum of $75,000, and ; the mortgagees have already begun foreclosure proceedings. The unsecured indebtedness of L. D. Stone amounts to about 830,000. 'S£gE__9_W_WU_ , -— ■■ ■ r— «. i *
ORDER CHOSEN FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
ORDER CHOSEN FRIENDS. Assembling of the Ninth, Regular Session of Grand Council. The Grand Council of tho Order Chosen Friends of California will convene in ninth regular session this morning at 10 o'clock in Washington Hall, 35 Eddy street. Since the last annual session six new subordinate councils-have been instituted, as follows: Orange, No. 189, at Concord; Angels, No. 187, at Angels Camp ; C. M. Arnold, 'So. 185, at San Francisco; Allemania, No. 184, at San Francisco ; Drytown, No. 181, at Drytown; Sutter City, No. 195, at Sutter City. There are now 8290 members "of the order in the jurisdiction, segregated as follows: Males 4740, females 3408; social members, 592— males 297, females 295. Carrying $1000 in the Beneficiary Fund are 904 males and 963 femalos, a total of 1917; 82000 there are 1784 males and 1267 females, a total of 3051; $3000 there are 1095 males and 953 females, a total of 2048. The increase the last six mouths was 251 males and 203 females, a total of 514, and ...
MISSION STREET. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
MISSION STREET. Property-Owners Demand That It Be Widened at Once. A large number of Mission-street prop-erty-owners assembled at Stanford Hall, at Twenty-eighth and Valencia streets, last evening, for the purpose of taking measures for the widening and improvement of Mission street, from Twenty-sixth street to the county line. The property-owners are dissatisfied at the delay of the commission appointed to accomplish the widening, and resolved to take the matter into their own hands. The meeting opened with the election of John Pforr as temporary Chairman and William Lewis as Secretary, after which a long discussion was entered into as to whether au improvement club should be formed or not, the majority being of the opinion that no such step is necessary and that all that is necessary is to hurry up the work already planned. P. J. Cody made a motion that the Board of Supervisors be petitioned at once to establish official lines and grades from Twenty-sixth street to the couuty line...
CHAUTAUQUA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
CHAUTAUQUA. Grand lteunlon of All the Circles In This City. On Tuesday evening, the 22d Inst, a reunion of all the Chautauqua circles in this city will be held in Calvary Presbyterian Church. The programme now being prepared will be one rich in literary and musical selections. Among the attractive names which appear are those of Dr. Hirst the President, and Mrs. Field, the Secretary of the Pacific Coast Branch of the C. L. S. C. organization. An address will be made by each. All Interested in the work of the Chautauqua idea and those as well who desire to know more about the workings will be invited to be present at this gathering, which is anticipated with eagerness by many. Subsequent to the rending of the programme an hour or more will be spent In sociability by Chautauquans and friends in the parlors of the church.
OFF ON A SPREE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
OFF ON A SPREE. James Murphy Enibtzzlrs the Money -Realized on a Check. James Murphy was arrested last evening by Officer Woliweber on a charge of embezzlement preferred by Robert Ewart who keeps a saloon on the corner ot Dupgnt and Geary streets. Murphy was a trusted employe, and was frequently sent with checks which his employer wished cashed. On Saturday last he was commissioned to cash one for $39, but failed to put in an appearance with the mouey. Ewart saw him on Third street last eveuiug and turned him over to the officoi. Murphy had been drinking heavily, and says that was the cause ot the trouble.
A It ..open lug Denied. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
A It ..open lug Denied. The plaintiffs in the case of Mary Ellis and others vs. the Southern Pacific Company, which was thrown out of the Circuit Court on February 3d for want of prosecution, yesterday made a motion to reopen the case, which was denied. The action was to recover possession of a large amount of laud in the Mission, now held by the company but claimed by the plaintiffs on an old grant.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
OBITUARY. GEORGE SCHMALZLEN. George Schmalzlen. an old resident of this city, died at his residence, 763 Howard street on Saturday night, after a painful illness of several weeks. Mr. Schmalzlen was a native of London and was 39 years of age He came to California thirteen years ago from New York and engaged in the bakery business. Among a host of friends which he had he was known as a man of sterling integrity, and who always had an open hand in deeds .of charity. An appeal for assistance by a deserving person was never made to hint in vain. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, San Francisco Scheutzen Verein. Sons of Hermann, Ancient Order of Foresters. Bakers' Protective Union and other orders. He leaves a widow and child. The funeral will take placo this afternoon at 1 o'clock from St. Mark's Church, on Genry street near Powell. The body will be burled in Odd Fellows' Cemetery. RICHARD KXOIVI.ES. o Richard Kuowles, a pioneer resident of San Jose, died at the Almshouse of Santa Clar...
V_^TKST SUIPPINfi INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
V_^ TKST SUIPPINfi INTELLIGENCE. Arrived. .-■■ Monday, April 7. t Stmr Willamette, Hanson, 84 hours from Seattle; 2700 tons coal, to Oregon Improvement Co. _ Stmr San Pedro, Hewitt. 96 hours from Departure Bay; 3«uo tons coal, to R Dunsmulr A Sons. Schr Czar, Schmalz. — days from Pirate Cove; codfish, to McCollam Fishing and Trading Co. Schr J Epplnger, Thomson, 48 hours from Fort Bra&lt;g; 14U M ft lumber, to J C Hawley. Schr Novelty, Lewis, 7 days from Shoal wator Bay; lumber, to Simpson Lumber Co. Bailed. Monday, April 7. Stmr Bonlta, Leland. San Diego. Foreign Port*. FLEETWOOD-Arrived Apr 7— Bark Euphrates, from San Francisco. LIMERICK-Arrived Apr 7-Shlp Westgate, from San F'raucisco. PLYMOUTH— Arrived Apr 7— Ship Mltredale, fm San Francisco. O. UEEN STO WN— Arrived Apr 7— Ships Orient and Thessalus and bar is Schiller and Vlsurgls, from San Francisco. Movements of Transatlantic Steamers. ANTWERP— Arrived Apr 7-Stmr Nordlaud, fm New York. Memoranda. Per Novelty— Left In ...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
BIRTHS— MARRIAGES— DEATHS. [Birth, marriage and death notices sent by mall will not be inserted. They must be handed In at either of the publication ofllces and bo Indorsed with the name and residence of persons authorladd to have the same published.] BORN. TOURNT-In this city, April 7, 1890, to the wife of tiet.r^e Tourny, a daughter. DAVIS— In Oakland, to tho wife of A. Davis, a son. HENKS-In this city, April 6, 1890, to the wife of A. V. iici.i.v a Hon. BLUMENHEKa-In this city. April 6, 1890, to the wife of S. I*. lllumenberg, ._ son. DIED.' Altken, Margaret V. Huntington, 'William Burns, Mrs. Elizabeth Hope. Delia Brown, Francis E. Keefe, Ann Hirers. Augustus Levy, Raphael ltuscviie. E. F. Lundgren. Johan J. Coffey, Kate Learvy, Albert O. r.irr, Klcbard F. Manning, Sareh E. Corcoran, Katie C. McUluney, Catherine Delaney. William J. oDea, Thomas K. Floershelm, Bertha Preston. John Gallagher. Hugh Prince. Charles H. liealy, John Schmalzlcn, George J. Tibbetts, Mary li ODEA—I n thi...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 8 April 1890
MISCELLANEOUS. IT IS WELL " TO KEEP_POSTED. DEAD and stock the mind with the j good things of earth. Always prove to yourselves and your own satisfaction just what the best tilings are, and then act accordingly. In making a purchase of wearing apparel, choose the best your purse can afford. In the purchase of food, the best in the market is always the cheapest, and in the wants of the physical body the best and only true remedy for Spring and all the year round is THE GREAT SIERRA KIDNEY AND LIVER CURE. One trial will convince you that this is a fact You need it, and all need it to purify your blood, cleanse the Liver and Kidneys, and prepare you for Summer. Sold by all druggists. » LADES'CLOAKS WHOLESALE! Our entire stock of Ladies' Cloaks, including the latest Spring styles in .LAMES' NEWMARKETS, CONNEMARAS, SILK DUSTERS, SILK WRAPS, CLOTH AND SEALETTE JACKETS. Etc, Will be sold BELOW WHOLESALE PRICE on account of retiring from business. CHAS. MAYER &amp; SOI, 569 MARKET S...