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Califrrnia I ventors. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
Califrrnia I ventors. Washington, April 8. — Patents have been granted to the following -California inventors: John C. Stutt, San Francisco, turntable; Ernest L. Regmln. Sacramento, and T. J. Kingston, San Francisco, reversible window-sash; Eliza K. Smith, San Francisco, marker, cutter, etc., for plaster stone-work; Joseph Oswald, assignee of Harris, Oswald &amp; Noble, San Frauclsco, spriiiKler; Rokott E. Newln, assignor to the Vulcan Iron Works, . San Francisco, saw-mill set works; William Gehring, San Diego, valve for steam-engines: James T. Dysart, Lakeport, carriage-top lifter; John Cook, San Francisco, sail; Hiram Butts and J. Edmonds, San Diego, brake-blocks.
Romero's Denial. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
Romero's Denial. Washington. April B.— Senor Romero, the Mexican Minister, when asked what truth there was in the published report that a reciprocity treaty between the United States - and Mexico was virtually agreed upon, said: "I have heard nothing of any such treaty." -&amp;__fr&amp;g_imm
AFTER MANY YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
AFTER MANY YEARS. Deatii-Bed Confession of a. Murderer. The Sudden Disappearance of a TSilkesbarre Man at Last Explained. An Arkansas Youth Kills His Father In Order to Save His Grown Sister From a Whipping. Special by tbe California Associated Press. Wilkesbakuk, April Peter Gregory has made a dying confession of the murder of John Keating twenty years ago. He says that after the killing be dragged the body into the yard and threw it into an old well, which was afterward filled with sand. Keating was supposed to have gone to Australia.
IMMIGRANT EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
IMMIGRANT EXAMINATIONS. Castle Garden Methods Being Investigated by a Congressional Committee. New York, April B.— The Congressional Sub-committee on Immigration has opened its hearing here. Secretary Jackson of the Board of Immigration testified concerning the method of examining the immigrants. They pass single file before the Registers by whom they are questioned as to age, destination, health, whether they have been a public charge or were convicted of crime, and the name of friends in this country. These statements are not made under oath, and a re-examination is ordered by the inspectors whenever the answers are not satisfactory. The largest number of immgrants ever landed in one day at Castle Garden was 1000. About oue out of six Immigrants is rejected.
CLOSED ITS DOORS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
CLOSED ITS DOORS. A Kansas City Bank Failure Causes Great Surpriss. Kansas City (Mo.), April B.— The Manhattan Bank of Kansas closed its doors today, John W. Webb being appointed temporary assignee. The bank, in .connection with other large and varied business enterprises, has been conducted by E. B. Purcell. Mr. Purcell is a Director in the Santa Fe Railroad and has had largely tho management of the road's affairs politically and otherwise in the State of Kansas. lie was regarded as the wealthiest man in the State, and his business failure is a general surprise The extent of his liabilities has not been scheduled, hut any time within the last month or so Mr. Purcell would have been rated as worth several million dollars.
CI'XXIXG CHINESE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
CI'XXIXG CHINESE. A Mongolian Defense Which a Judge Could Not Accept. New York, April B.— Chu Fong and another Chinese accused Lawyer Seth R. Johnson of instructing them how to forge notes, under which several thousand dollars were fraudulently obtained. Chu Fong was indicted for forgery and set this up in defense. Johnson sued the two Chinese firms fur SIBOO, the amount of one of Chu Kong's notes. This brought up the question of comparative veracity between Chinese and white men. Chief Justice MeAilam of the City Court to-day decided the case in favor of Johnson, and said tbe Chinese asked the court to believe too much.
A CRAZY FKEAK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
A CRAZY FKEAK. Assassination of a Young Lady and Snieide of the Murder, r. Medford (Wis.). April William Williard, known here as "Crazy Kelly," to-day went to the resideuce of Maggie Pritchard, a young lady, niece of one of the most prominent citizens, .and asked If that was her name. When she responded that it was he pulled a revolver and shot her dead. He then placed the revolver to his own head and blew his brains out. No reason can be given for the tragedy except that it was a crazy freak of Williard.
DESTRUCTIVE FIHE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
DESTRUCTIVE FIHE. in Extensive Cotton-Sred Oil Mi.lin Gilveitoa Destroyed. Galveston, April 8. -Heidenlieiuier's cotton-seed oil mill was destroyed by lire this evening together with its contents. The fire originated in the refin i tig-room as the night gang went to work. The loss on the building is 5130,000 and on the oil-cake and oil STO.OOO. The Insurance is 520,000. One hundred people are thrown out of work. The International and Great Northern Round-house narrowly escaped. ♦-
KENTUCKY OUTLAWS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
KENTUCKY OUTLAWS. A House B mbarded by a Gang of Masked Men. Hickman (Ky.), April B.— Jesso Speed and Will Matson were arrested on April Cth for arson. Rude Fowlkes. Gordan Barber and the brothers of Matson have been hunting for evidence to be used at the trial. At 2 o'clock this morning twenty armed whites went to the house occupied by the brothers, called out to them and gred forty shots into the doors and windows. An attempt to break the door was unsuccessful. Chloe Rollins, who was standing in her door, was shot in the face.
MKI.VLEV'S BILL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
MKI.VLEV'S BILL. Eff:ct of the Proposed Increase of the Duty on Third-Class Wool. Philadelphia, April The Ingrain carpet manufacturers of this city, where more carpet is made than in all of England, have discovered that the new tariff bill increases the tariff on third-class wool 250 per cent. They have protested against this, asserting that the increase on duty would force them to close their mills.
THE SEISTARE FAILURE [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
THE SEISTARE FAILURE Hilger's Defalcation Much Larger Than at First Enpnoied. New York, April B.— The counsel for Seistare Brothers says the failure will prove most disastrous to the firm. Investigation reveals that the defalcation of Miser, the Philadelphia correspondent, will reach $303,000, and possibly 8600,000. A warrant for his arrest was about to be served when he died.
IN HIS Sls'lKU's – DEFENSE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
IN HIS Sls'lKU's - DEFENSE. An Arkansas Yonth Shoots and Instantly Kills His Father. Little Rock, April B.— Near Morrillton, a small town about forty miles from here, last night J. D. Williams shot and instantly killed his father, Isaac Williams. The latter attempted to whip his grown daughter with a switch, which so incensed young Williams that he drew a revolver and fired at his father. The ball entered his head and death was almost instantaneous.
THE NEWLAND OBSEQUIES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
THE NEWLAND OBSEQUIES. ' Funeral of the Victims of iha Ecglewood Poisoning Case. Chicago, April B.— The burial of Mr. and Mrs. Newland, the victims of the mysterious poisoning case in Englewood, took place to-day. The girl, Mamie Starr, who is suspected of causing their death, is sick in I^U"SBHBiBBt-__9_-_P^^---M----_______-_______W__&amp;B-__i
Report, D»nietL [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
Report, D»nietL St. Louis, April 8— Reports which have gained circulation outside of the city that the Merchants' Exchange has suspended all dealings In May and July wheat In consequence of the Fraley suspension, are unfounded. Fialey has made no statement yet regarding his condition, but hopes to shape matters to his advantage In a day or two.
lowa Legislature. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
lowa Legislature. Dcs Moines, April B.— The House has passed tho Australian ballot reform bill.:-" The time of the Senate was devoted to the local option license " bill, f which the . Re-' pu'licans opposed and the Democrats supported. The Governor this morning signed the joint rate bill. -
THE BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
THE BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. - lies, Schaeffer and Slosson the Winners In Yesterday's Games. Chicago, April B.— The fourth game of the match billiard tournament commenced at 1:30 o'clock to-day, between Ives (275 points) and Caton (250 points). Caton won the bank and chose the black. Ives won by a score of 275, Caton scoring 225. Ives' average was 1354; Caton's 11%. The high runs were: Ives— 62, 55; Caton— 43, 25. • After (ten minutes' recess Schaeffer and Heiser commenced playinir, the former playing GOO to the latter's 250. Schaeffer won by the following score, 500; Heiser, 142; average of Schaeffer, 10%; Heiser's average— 4, 26, 29; high runs, Scnaeffer-87, 7'J, 72 ; Heiser— 16. Tnis evening Slosson was pitted against Daly, who was given 200 points. Slosson won the lead, choosing the white, anil riiu eleven points. Daly responded with five. The game was a dull aud uufeatured one, and until the fourteenth Inning the runs were small. In. that inning Slosson made 64, and again fell into...