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THOMAS KEANE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
THOMAS KEANE. Death of Oue of San Francisco's Prominent Merchants. Thomas Keane, the well-known drygoods merchant, died of quick consumption at his home at 340 Page street at 9 o'clock last evening. Up to five weeks ago Mr. Keane was In the best of health, and by his untiring energy and business tact kept his large business well in hand. He began to feel ill, however, and after trying vainly lor two weeks' time to continue hi) labors he took to bis bed never to rise again. The best medical skill of this city was called to attend him, but It was of no avail against the ravages of the dread disease which had taken a firm hold on his constitution, and four days ago his family was . apprised that his condition was hopeless, and that death might come at any time. Signs of speedy dissolution appeared yesterday, and at 9 o'clock last evening, surrounded by relatives aud the members of his family, he expired. Mr. Keane had for many years been identified with the business interests of this c...
Possession Nine Points, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
Possession Nine Points, Etc. William F. Lewis, whose legal troubles with Henry Casebolt, the founder of the Sutler-street Cable Road, over the Western Addition property have occupied the attention of the courts at various times for the past two years, took a bold step yesterday. Oue of the pieces of property under litigation, a 50-vara lot, is situated on the southeast corner of Laguna and Filbert streets, and probably thinking that "possession is nine points of the law," Mr. Lewis yesterday erected a •ingle story buiding on the premises. The courts are expected to decide the ownership of the property in a few days. A Belfast, Me., man does a large business •hipping seed potatoes to the South. - lie •ays that Northern potato seed will sprout in Southern soil several weeks - sooner than a Southern raised potato. _ .
A GOOD SHOWING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
A GOOD SHOWING. Condition of Growing Crops in ....'"' This State. Diminished Grain Acreage Owing to lie Heavy Rainfall. An Immense Yield of Kay Assured and Flattering Prospects of an Abundance of Fruit. Special by the California Associated Fresfc Ban Jose, April B.— Tbe early tall-sown grain Is backward and much of il Is very foul. The acreage la barley is short, not more than onethird of tbe average, but seeding continues. On the lowlands of San Felipe and toward the bay farmers have not, been able to get in tbeir lauds. The voluuteer crop ls poor, bay Included. The agricultural outlook Is not bright. The trull crop ls belter than ever before In tbe history ot the valley. Tbe apricot orchards will bear all Ibe trees can stand, except tbe Moorpark variety, which was caught at a critical period by tbe rain; yet lt will be 25 per cent better than ever before. The prune trees ail; loaded to their fullest capacity. Cherry orchards are likewise loaded. Of olives there are only three or f...
SPORTING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
SPORTING EVENTS. An Evening's Eutertainmeut at the Alpine Club. Meeting of the Occidental Coursing Club. Lucie and La Blanche Going East— A Boxing-Teacher Wanted. Quite a large gathering of ladles and gentlemen were piesent last evening at the Alpine Athletic Club's rooms, 700 Foweil street. It was " ladles' nlgbi," and an excellent programme ot indoor spoils, which was carried out under careful and experienced management, assisted to make a very pleasant evening's entertainment. The first event was a horizontal bar performance, In which Professor G. C. Rouse, E. Barr, Russ and Kkbardis participated. Boxing by W. F. Kennedy and W. H. Dooley, and Hall Turnbuil and I.en Heuston was guile exciting and much enjoyed by all present. Fencing Willi foils by Professor Henry Ansot and Asbluu R. Fry, a pupil of his, was very clever. The club swinging by Professor G. C. Rouse was a feature of tbe exercises which was of much interest to tbe ladles present. JK. Uarr and W. Henry did some very mer...
" THE BOSTONIANS." [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
" THE BOSTONIANS." Presentation of Thomas' Opera, " Pygmalion and Galatea." -~^— — — — The attendance last evening at the Baldwin was somen hat limited; but the i eitoi inauce was lv all respects equal 10 thai of the opening night. "Pygmalion and Galatea" is comparatively unknown in Its lytic dress, and tins may accouut for the lack of Interest shown by the public. It ought to be a drawing card for those who appreciate clever acting and good sinning. In the distribution some leading members were Introduced tbat bad not been seen iv "Fatlnltza ," notably Mr. Tom Kail as Pygmalion, Miss Marie Stone as Galatea, aud -Miss Carlolta Macouda as Alyrlue. As the animated statue, Miss Stone was naively graceful, one "who was born yes-it!-lay." as she says of herself, and Ignorant of the world aud its ways. She carried ibe daughter of marble air with ber in all ber movement:*. Her programmed name neatly titled bf r origin from the sculptor's chisel. The Dual 'in ■ l of ihe first act between Mi...
The lEusloexs Did Not Fay. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
The lEusloexs Did Not Fay. Patrick J. Hennessy was arrested last night by Officer Rankin on a charge of obtaining money uuder false pretenses. .-The arrest was made on a warrant sworn out by Arthur B. Dudley, who says that about a month ago he bought Hennessy's coal yard at 2 Sherwood place for $700. He paid $500 down and was to nave paid the balance on - the 25th Instant, but found the business was not so prosperous as he : had expected. He demanded . the : return of : the : $500, which Henuessy refused, and the arrest iololwed.
AMONG THE CRACKS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
AMONG THE CRACKS. Colts That Are Destined to Become Famous. Palo Alto Youngsters Show Dp In Great Form at San Jose. Excellent Time Hade While Exercising. Charges of Crookedness in One of the . Races Monday. Special by the California Associated Press. San Jose, April To-day's perfect weather brought out quite a large number of race-goers to the track to see the horses at work early In the morning. Those who went were fully rewarded for the long trip by seeing the two Palo Alto crack colts. Flambeau and Racine, do some work at exercise that In a race would be considered a good showing. Henry Walsh, the superintendent and trainer of the running division of the Palo Alto Stock Farm, sent out Flambeau, Racine, Geoffrey, Faustine and Muta on the track about 8 o'clock. . All worked well, Flambeau aud Kaclne particularly so. RACINE AND FLAMBEAU. Then Racine, with a 120-pound boy up, was sent a mile and a quarter. He stinted off somewhat slow, but increased bis speed at the first quarter, an...
THE SEALERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
THE SEALERS. Catch cf the fleet Up to the First of the Month. Victoria, April B.— The latest advices from Cloyaquat state that the catch of the sealing fleet ud to April Ist was: Minnie, 225; Mollio Adams, 208; Black Diamond, 205; Ariel, 1U8; Triumph, 188; Maggie Mc, ltiii; Beatrice, 142; Sapphire, 130; Adele, 92; W. P. Sayward. 00; Letltla, 58; Teresa, 52; Juauita,42; City of San Diego, 22; Penelope, 18; Mary Taylor, 18; Oilie Alger, 14.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
OBITUARY. JUNIUS S. MORGAN. Junius S. Morgan, senior member of the banking-house of J. fa. Morgan &amp; Co. of London, the European house of Drexel, Morgan &amp; Co.. New York City, and A. T. Drexel &amp; Co., Philadelphia, died yesterday morning at Monte Carlo, the result of a recent carriage accident. editor LLOYD. Editor Lloyd of the London Daily Chronicle died yesterday.
.LATEST BBIPPINU IL.NCK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
LATEST SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrived. Tuesday, April 8. Stmr Santa Cruz, Tribble, 3 days from Redondo; produce, to Goodall, Perkins &amp; Co. Bktn John Smith, Kustel, 19 days from Honolulu; sugar, to Williams, Dimond &amp; Co. Domestic Ports. FORT BRAGG — Arrived Apr 8 — Stmrs South Coast and Westport, for San Francisco. POINT ARENA-Sailed Apr 8-Stmr Record. Foreign Ports. HONOLULU— Arrived Mar 19— Bark Alden Besse, hence Mar 2; 15— Whal bark Stamboul (clean). Sailed Mar 19— Whal stmr Belvedere, for the Arctic Ocean. FALMOUTH— Arrived Apr 8-Sblp British Ambassador, from San Francisco. LIVERPOOL-Arrived Apr 8— Ships Ananrus and G W Wolfe, from San Francisco. QUEENSTOWN-Arrived Apr 8— Bark Morecambe, from San Francisco. SHARPNESS— Arrived Apr 8— Ship Benjamin F Packard, from San Francisco. SYDNEY— Arrived Apr 8-Stmr Zealandla, from San Francisco. Miscellaneous. The wreck of the bktn Ella, which went ashore at Mabukona. has been sold for about $130. She was not insured...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
. MARRIAGES— DEATHS. [Birth, marrlaire aud death notices tent by mall will not be Inserted. They mint be handed In at either of tbe publication offices and be indorsed with the name and residence uf persons authorised to have the same published.] BOX.V. PHELPS-In this city, April 7, 1890, to the wife of J. C. Phelps, a daughter. COLLIN S-In this city. April 8, 1890, to the wife of George D. Collins, a son. JOOST— In this city. March 38, 1830, to the wife of li. Jooat, a sou. SCHUSTER— In this city, April 2, ISSO, to the wife of F. P. Schustt- r, a son. CADENASSO— To the wife of O. Cadenasso, a-ion. Ds COSTA— In this city, April 8, 1890, to the wife of Henry N. tie Costa, a sou. FULLER— In this city. April 5, to the wife of Dr. U. "W. Puller, a daughter. IfULLKV- In this citj". April 6, to the wife of F. Mull a daughter. DUHIG— In Napa, april 3, to the wife ol George E. Duhig, a sou. ■ BHAUGHNESST— In this city. April 3, to the wife of William SbaugEinessy, a daughter. - TOO XM — In ...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 9 April 1890
MISCELLANEOUS. ■ "'] MWM. RADAM'S J\ ICROBE KILLER niriTl fITTU'P HARMLESS. MARVELOUS SAFE, SOKE, LVrr ;s f a pamphlet Onr 111. IJ U Llxlf sent free giving valuable Information and many local testimonials. If Not Well, Investigate this Remedj. : Mam's fflicrls Killer Co., 1332 Market Stunt, S. F. mr22 eodSp tf FURNITURE, CARPETINGS AND UPHOLSTERY SEE HENEY&amp;i'SSS ALL MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES, 18 TO 24 ELLIS STREET. WOOD MANTELS A SPECIALTY! Ja_i4 PrMoWe 8p tf CARPETS, Wall Paper, Window Shades, Linoleum, Etc., LARGEST STOCK, CREATEST VARIETY and LOWEST PRICES. JAS. DUFFY &amp; CO., 811 MARKET STREET FLOOD ROHM. ap9 WePr Sp tf ■ A Ton cannot afford to do without them, M^JAMES MEANS' ■ fie.'A. °.yfs V*. __tt_r _t9± _r y^jgf^ SHOES. *s**?**^li!ls _* VERY HA the James BEST Vcans *__&gt;_»» for Soys B *7?SBiftr MADE. YOU CAN HAVE THEM IN LACE, BUTTON OB Congress Gaiter, In all sizes aud widths, and you will flud them better than the shoe you have beets paying si...
AN AWFUL NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
AN AWFUL NIGHT. Sharon, Ohio, Visited by a Terrific Cyclone. Ban; Houses and Barns Blown Down and Much Damage Done. Ihrce Men Killed and Several Injured by the Storm in Virginia — a Flood at Johnstown. Special by the California Associated Press. Cleveland, March 9.— One of the most terrible storms ever known in this section of the country swept over parts of Medina and Summit counties last bight, doing a vast amount of damage to property, besides killing oneperson and injuring others. The storm was a genuine tornado and although I only a quarter of a mile wide left devastation in its path. Several buildings were blown down, some were taken up bodily and hurled into splinters and others were fired by lightning bolts. GIiKAT DAMAGE AT SHARON. The greatest damage was felt in Sharon, near the eastern line of Medina County, and in Springfield Township about five miles southeast of Akron. The storm came up suddenly in Sharon about 7:30 o'clock, accompanied by terrific thunder and lightnin...
A BIG DEAL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A BIG DEAL. Vanderbilt Thought to Have Secured Control of the Union Pacific. ?Tkw York, April 9.— lt is rumored that the Vanderbilts have secured control of the Union Pacific This is supposed to account for the noticeable strength of that stock. The Vanderbiits have long desired to obtain a western connection for the New York Central and Lake Shore roads. There is believed to be considerable foundation for the rumor. Officials here are nou-com-mlttal regarding the alleged deal, The Times says : Tne annual meeting of the Union Padfic Company is close at hand. There are whispered suggestions in Wall street that developments of great importance will take place at that meeting. Current reports are that the Vauderbilts h;ive acquired influential interests in the property, ana Some statements represent that full control will pass into Yiindei hilt's hands. The prediction of the Vanderl)ilt control of the Uniou Pacific property is not new. It was heard and vouched for, seini-offieially, ju...
HOMES AT STAKE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
HOMES AT STAKE. A Land Decision Ihat Affects Hundreds of lowa Farmers. Fort Dodge (Iowa), April 9.— ln 1858 the State of lowa deeded to the Dcs Molnes River Navigation Company every alternatlr section of land in the State withiu six miles of Dcs Moines liiver. About the same time many settlers located on the same lands and received patents from the United States. For years the matter has run, ani several cases were brought against the company by settlers who were evicted, but the settlers were defeated. Then, at its previous session, when hundreds of farmers were being evicted from their (arms all through Hamilton, Booue and Webster counties, Congress ordered the Attorney-General to commence a suit directly against the liiver and Land Company in the name of the Government, which is set for trial at the June term in this city. Edwin Litchfield. the principal claimant and holder of the river lands, then petitioned the United States court to enjoin the collection of $20,000 taxes in th...
ELECTION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
ELECTION RETURNS. Heavy Democratic Majority in Albany— The Australian Ballot In Missonrl. Albany, April 9. -The Democrats have carried Albany at tbe election which was held yesterday by an extraordinary majority. James il. Manning, son of Daniel Manning, former Secretary of the Treasury, has beon elected Mayor by a nniierit v of 7200. Tlie largest Democratic majority ever beforo civeu was £500. El Paso, A rll 9.— The municipal elections here yesterday resulted in a sweeping victory for the Democrats. Only two Kepubliu.ins on the, entire ticket were elected Jkksey City, April 9.— The vote at the municipal election yesterday was close, and up tv a late hour the result U doubtful. It is thought, however, that Mayor Cleveland (Dem.) has been re-elected. The Republicans h;iv« gained three Aldermen so far. fBOVXDKBCX, April a— At West Gieenwich yesterday, after tho polls closed, with uo election, the Democrats organized another meeting, and elected Fisli Senator, and Katlibone Representat...