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LABOR TROUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
LABOR TROUBLES. A Settlement With Chicago Plumbers. Carpenters Still Ont. CnicAGO, April B.— The plumbers' strike was settled here this morning. The basis of the settlement is the minimum of Si jO for all journeymen plumbers and an increase of 25 per cent in the wages of juniors per day. The carpenters' strike is more extensive to-day than yesterday. Up to noon there was not a single case of men at work reported to the general headquarters. The Strikers' Arbitration Committee decided that no carpenters would be permitted to return to work to finish up jobs, even in cases where the advanced rate of pay was conceded. No trouble has occurred, the men conducting themselves quietly. - i YouacsTowx (Ohio), April B.— The Journeymen Tailors' Union of this city made a demand for an increase iv wages to-day. A satisfactory settlement not being arrived at, they are out on a strike. _ .. _ .
HELENA, MUM. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
HELENA, MUM. The Carious Transposition of an Item of »wn. On the 4th Inst there was published in The Call a dispatch from Helena, Mont., couveymg the information that Julia Dowti, or Gifford, had been found dead and nude in her bouse, the body having been hacked and cut in many places. The murder was described as being as atrocious aud horrible as any of the reputed deeds of "Jack the Ripper." The dispatch also conveyed the information that Chinamen were suspected, and that a dozen of them had been arrested. This dispatch was sent East, then cabled to Germany, ..France and England, aid yesterday it was returned to this city, appearing in a morning contemporary under date of Uerbesthal, April 7th, and settlug forth that the barbarous murder of Helena Montana, a disreputable women of Herbesthal, near Aix-la-Chapelle, has created great excitement Au evening paper publishes the same dispatch, but in that paper it bears a London date. These dispatches, after setting forth that the woman ...
PERSONAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
PERSONAL NOTES. Dr. C. E. Babb of San Jose is in town. Dr. Thomas Flint of San Juan is in town. W. L. Howaid, U. S. N., is at the Baldwin. G. G. Kimball of Red Bluff is a guest at the Palace. John H. Montolo of New York is on a visit to this city. Dr. W. Allen oi Boulder Creek is stopping at the Lick. J. 11. Borland of Martinez is at the Baldwin with his wife. Dr. D. Van Denberg of Los Gatos is staying nt the Grand. J. J. Groom, the fruit-canner, of Los Gatos, is in the city. ' Edwin K. Alsip, the Sacramento real estate man, is iv town. V. Courtois, the St. Helena wineman, is registered at the Grand. Judge C. F. Hart and daughter, of Claremont, are at the Occidental. J. Weilheimer, a prominent merchant of Mountain View, Is in the city. J. R. McDonald, a merchant of Grayson, Cal., is registered at the Occidental. C. P. Hall, manager of the Sacramento Theater, came to the city yesterday. A. L. Reed, a merchant of Kings City, is among the late arr^als at the Grand. W. K. Aldersly, a mi...
William Trice In Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
William Trice In Trouble. William Price was locked up at the Sev-enteenth-street Police Station la3t evening on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, battery and vulgar language. He had a row with his wifo at their home on Howard street yesterday afternoon and tried to puncture her throat with a steel used for sharpening knives. While the arresting officer was taking him to the station ho tried to escape and assaulted the guardian of the peace. Hence the two latter charges.
Kftpllhlit-nii Club. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
Kftpllhlit-nii Club. Republican Club No. 1 of the Fortyseventh Assembly District met last night in Graham's Hall, Twenty-seventh and Alabama streets. Twenty-five new members signed the roll. Several prominent Republicans addressed the meeting on the coming campaign. The following members were appointed an Enrolling Committee: John Fragley, John Sullivan, J. T. Graham, Robert Howe, John McCann and A. Urbois.
The IVnlmily Tros*. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
The IVnlmily Tros*. The annual report of the Peabody Trust for the maintenance of good homes for the working classes in London shows the birth rate In the houses kept by tho trust to &gt;be 8.72 per 1000 above the rest of Loudon, and the death rate nearly 1 per 1000 below the average, while the infant mortality is only a little over half the average. The trust has spent over $6,250,000 in providing buildings for 20,874 persons. The average earnings of each family are about 85 75 per week and the average weekly rent about $1 20. The rate per room is 62% cents per week.— Ex.
I.itt-Kt Feature fur Daaaert. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
I.itt-Kt Feature fur Daaaert. At Paris dinner tables the latest feature for dessert Is the practice of putting on the table small receptacles called marmites, or "pots," In which are inclosed nuts, bonbons and auy other trifles that the hostess pleases. Each guost takes a not, and before opening it trades , it for that of some one else. The fun comes in when the results of the trades are known aud some are found to have swapped a pot filled with candy ' for one . containing something £of value.— Ex. — ;lEßj^i^fe^^^^fe|SgS
A STATE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
A STATE DINNER. Distinguished Gathering at tbe White House. Members of the Supreme Court and Con- • gress Entertained. Secretary Wlndom Furnishes Statistics or tbe Arrivals and Departures of Chinese at San Francisco. Special by the California Associated Press. Washington, April B.— To-night President and Mrs. Harrison dined the members of the Supreme Court aud Judiciary and a number of Senators and : Representatives. The floral decorations and palms and Cowers in the east room and dining-room were especially elaborate. In the center of the table stood a superb arrangement of flowers representing the scales of justice, suspended from swords made of carnations and ivy leaves. Ovals of ferns and ' roses and vases of flowers were scattered about the long board, which was shaped like the letter T in order to accommodate the fifty guests. The President escorted Mrs. Fuller and the Chief Justice took Mrs. Harrison in to dinner. Besides the Supreme Court and Judiciary were present Senator a...
HOUSE COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
HOUSE COMMITTEES. Stoneman to Be Retired With Rink of Colonel. Life-Savin? Service. Washington', April B.— The House Committee on Commerce has resolved to report adversely upon Representative Buchanan's resolution providing for an investig ation of the Life-saving Service. • The House Committee on Military Affairs to-day ordered a favorable report upon the bill to retire Ceneral Stonoman of California with the rank of Colouel of Infantry. ' - The House Committee on Judiciary today completed its consideration of the I'orrey bankruptcy bill, which was introduced by Representative E. B. Taylor of Ohio, and ordered it to be reported favorably. A number of amendments have been made, but these are simply corrections and changes of phraseology and do not affect the principles of the bill. Mr. Culberson of Texas will submit a minority report and urge the substitution of his own bill, which is a short measure, providing for the discharge, within six mouths after bankruptcy, of any bankrupt w...
AltAi KEFOItM. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
AltAi KEFOItM. Secretary Proctor to Keep a Record of Each Officer's Attainments. Washington, April B.— Secretary Proctor has takeu a novel step in the way of aimy reform that will probably cause a great deal of comment among officers and no little criticism and grumbling. It is based on the custom of the German army chiefs of keeping a constant record of the special attainments and qualifications of each officer and is designed to till a want that has of late years been seriously felt In our own army whenever it has been fouud necessary to send an officer on some special service for which peculiar qualifications are required. In all such instances it has been found that there was in tho War Department no information regarding tbe accomplishments of officers and all that came to the cars of the Secretary was iv a large measure incidental, accidental or personal. Secretary Proctor has. therefore, devised a plan of obtaining constant aud official information iv regard to officers of th...
NOT GUILTY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
NOT GUILTY. Th* Findings in the Case of Commander Coghlan Approved. Washington, April B.— The Secretary of the Navy has approved the findings of not guilty in the case of Commander Jcseph B. Coghlan, recently tried by a martial at Sau Francisco on charges of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, and of conduct such as to prejudice good order and discipline. The charge was that he wrote an article for the Vallejo Chronicle, which criticized the action of his superior officer. This in the naval regulations constitutes a breach of discipline, and for this he was tried, but the editor of the paper, the only person by whom the charge could be proven, refused to appear before the court. As there is no law to compel the attendance of witnesses before a naval court-martial, and as Commander Coghlan entered a plea of not guilty to the charge, the court entered a verdict in accordance with the evidence brought before it, and found a verdict of not guilty.
NAVAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
NAVAL AFFAIRS. Fay Director Washington Promoted— Captain McNair's Return. Washington, April B.— The vacancy left by Pay Director Looker when he became Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing of the Navy Department in the position of General Inspector of the Naval Pay Corps has been filled by ordering Pay Director Richard Washington to that post. Captain F. T. McNair has reported" his return home from the command of tue United States steamer Omaha, having been detached February 13th, and has been placed on waiting order's. Lieutenant T. B. Mason, Naval Secretary to the Secretary of the Treasury, has obtained four months' sick-leave and will sail during the latter part of the mouth for Europe. It is his inteutiou to remain at Carlsbad for his health.
CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
CONGRESS. THE SENATE. Arrivals and Departures of Chinese— The Montana Election Contest. Washington, April B.— The Senate convened at 12 o'clock. In reply to the Senate resolution respecting the number of Chinese who have entered the United States and remained during the past few years, the Secretary of the Treasury furnished the following for the fiscal years uamed: Year. ' Arrivals. Departures. 1883..... B26i&gt; 10,934 1M5*..... ; 7985 12.213 1885 11,330 15,183 18S0 11,110 111,915 1887 13,718 11,8.19 1888 14,713 11,786 1889 10,936 10.169 - For the first six months of the present fiscal year there were 1833 arrivals and 5652 departures., . The totals for the entire time shown are: Arrivals, 79.S81;' departures, !«,213. ,v The Secretary says that numerous complaints of Chinese surreptitiously entering the United States have been made, but the evidence lias been uncertain and intangible and no convictions have beeu secured. , Alter the introduction of ; a • number i of bills ...
SLIDE AND CAMERA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
SLIDE AND CAMERA. Second Night's Exhibition of Photographs. Fine Display by the Society of Pacific Coast Amateurs— The Ladies to the Fore. A Decided Success. PHOTOGRAPHY, the work of amateurs, attracted a great number of people to the rooms of the Art Association, which were again crowded to the doors last night with a delighted and enthusiastic audience, come to witness the last of the Lenten exhibitions of the Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Society. E. S. Woods, the President, again made a short speech, enumerating the pleasures and benefits of amateur photography and the great aid to science that it was daily developing into. The increasing popularity of the camera as a means of recreation was illustrated by the fact that although the society, organized In 18S3, was larger to-day than ever, still another had to be called into existence which at that very moment was in session elsewhere. He further congratulated the society on at last opening its doors to amateurs of both sexe...
The Pension Roll. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
The Pension Roll. Washington, April The following pensions ; have been granted .to : Calif oruians: Issue of March 26th— Original, Patrick r Kelleher, San Francisco. Increase — James T. McCardle, Los Angeles; Thomas W. Stateler, . Sun Frauciseo; Virgil A. Gregg. San Luis Obispo. Reissue— Michael Costello, San Francisco; Alexander G. Watson, San Diego. ; Issue ot March 27th—Original, Hiram A. White, . Sacramento.' 1 - In-' crease,' Michael A. Williams, San F'raucisco. Original widow, Catherine, widow of John Lindt, San F'raucisco. . ■ . '? There are 2GOO men and GOO ; women v employed as street-sweepers iv Paris, besides _ 3500 more ' workmen engaged • in draining, paving, planting and similar service.
FOR THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
FOR THE CHILDREN. The Helping Hand Society's Grand. Entertainment. A Joyous Festival la Progress at Old Fellows' - Hall in Aid of the Little Waifs of the City-A Worthy Charity. 'TJSIC and "dancing, the of the twelve months of the year, a splendidly arranged programme and a determination . to provide a pleasantevening's enter- tainment as an aid to a charitable purpose, was what was offered last night. The Helping Hand Society Is auxiliary to the Golden Gate Kindergarten Association, the officers being Mrs. D. W. Folger, President; Mrs. J. T. McDonald, Vice-President; Miss Bertha Stringer, Recording Secretary; Mrs. G. E. Bates, responding Secretary, anil Mrs. D. \V. Folger, Treasurer. Incorporated with the society, under the name of "Mother Nature's Daughters," are alarge number of ladies, who last night gave the opening entertainment of a festival at Odd Fellows' Hall, which will last during the week, the proceeds going to swell the fund in aid of the society for the benefit of the ...