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BROKE THE RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
BROKE THE RECORD. Schaefer's Great Performance at Chicago. A Game of Billiards That Excited the Greatest Enthusiasm. Four Pennsylvania Murderers Suffer the Death Penalty-A British Syndicate Cinched. Special by tbe California Associated Press. Chicago, April 9.— Catton and Ileiser played the afternoon game in the billiard tournament, each playing 250 points. The game was won by Catton, the score being: Catton, 250; average, 9 7-27; Heiser, 10; average, 6%. The most remarkable 14-Inch balk-line g^uie ever played took place at the tournament this evening, Scliaefer and Ives being the contestants, Schaefer playing 500 points to Ives 275. Ives won the bank and chose the white ball, but failed to count, Schaefer responding with five. Iv the next four inniugs Schaefur responded with five. In the next four innings Schaefer made 16, 39, 54 and 20, but in the eighth tuning he got the balls in good shape, and after a fewshots got them on a line and rapidly applied his soft stroke. As he reache...
THE GALLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
THE GALLOWS. Four Murderers Execuud in the State of Pennsylvania. Pittkblt.o, April 9.— Four men were hanged iv this State to-day. William Bartholomew, who murdered Aaron W. Dilliard as the result of a conspiracy with Dilliard's wife, was hanged at Eastern. Mrs. Dilliard is serving out a life sentence iv Philadelphia. Charles Carter (colored) was hanged at Encnslmnt for the murder of John Matthew, alsolcolored, in a qu ,rrel over Emma Dunn, a white girl of bad reputation. Alired Andrews, who murdered Clara Trice, aged 17, Hfter an assault upon her, was hnnged at Bellefonte. Zachariah Taylor, who murdered William MeCauslaud, with the purpose of robbery, was hanged at Waynesburg. Several persona were involved iv this last murder, all belonging to a gang of outlaws, and George Clark, the leader, was hanged last February for McCausland's murder, and three others were held for the same crime, one being a sixteen-year-old girl, who was released that she might testify for the State. The ot...
THE BOO3IERS GONE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
THE BOO3IERS GONE. Re-.urn of United State* Troops From the Cherokee Strio. GuTnitiK (Ind. T.), April .).—C ompany G, Fifth Cavalry, Captain liays commanding, arrived here to-day on its return from the Cherokee Strip, where it was sent to expel tho boomers, but few settlers were found, the major portion having been forewarned. Those who were found were ignorant of the fact that they had no right on the land. The Cniitaiii styles the invasion of the strip as an effort to find out if the Government would interfere if settlement were attempted. He further states thai no military i osts will be established in tbe strip as at u'rst contemplated.
FORTUNATE FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
FORTUNATE FARMERS. A Strata of Silver Ore Said to Have B -en Discovered in Son'h Dakota. Mitchell (S. Dak.), April 9.— Silver ore has been discovered on a farm ten miles southwest of Mitchell at a dei th of 160 feet. It Ims also been found in the same strata on adjoining farms. An assayer iv Chicago prououncec it genuine. Parties ownin j the laud have already received high cash offers.
A SYNDICATE CINCHED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A SYNDICATE CINCHED. British Capitalist* Find Detroit Breweries a Poor Investment. Detroit. April 9.— Last spring four Detroit breweries were sold to an English syndicate for $7.W,000. The British beer was uot popular and Uih syndicate could not make, a cent, and to-day local capitalists, Darned Ralph IMu-lps, Joseph B. Moore W il win B. Moran and August Uoe.bel raked in all four breweries for a gong.
A HURRIED DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A HURRIED DEPARTURE. Short Route to Britiih Columbia Taken by a Minnesota Bank Cu-h'er. Fejitii.k (Minn.). April 9.— Word was recsived here this evening from the villago of Fosston, twenty-five miles northwest of here, thnt 11. G. Tweeton, cashier of the J&lt;ogston National Bank, had skipped to Cauuda with a valise full of the bauk'» funds. Twoeton was accompanied by a woman of bad repute named Ellerton, and they are supposed to have gone to British Columbia. It is believed the amount ot his peculations will reach $".0,000, which his bondsmen will make good. ■ ♦
NICARAGUAN CANAL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
NICARAGUAN CANAL. Everything Said to Be Nearly In Be&amp;diness to Commence Work. New York, April 9.— Warner Miller, President of the Nicaraguan Canal, said today concerning the report that the work was being delayed: "The delay is hardly worth while to make comment about. The statements are absurd. Work," he said, "is going on as rapidly as possible. 1 have a large force of engineers, who have completed most of tne plans and specifications for the work-shops, and lodging places for the men have been built. A hospital for the men has also been created, and nearly everything is in readiness for the beginning. In a short time active operations in the construction of the cftnal will commence. Regarding the htatenieiit that it is proposed to oust the present officials, there is no truth in it."
An /dverse Decision. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
An /dverse Decision. Boston. April 9.— Judge Allen of the Massachusetts Supreme Court to-day decided adversely to the plaintiff in the suit brought by the minor son of the late Charles W. Adams of Harvard, to recover a quarter interest in a fund of 575.000 left by Seth Adams of Newton to the children of Charles W. Adams.
DR. PETERS SAFE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
DR. PETERS SAFE. The Repoit of His Massacre Contradicted by a Letter From Him. Berlin, April 9.— A letter received from Dr. Peters, th« African explorer, says he was well on January lGth last. This contradicts the stories of nis massacre. Recent reports from the East Coast of Africa reuirdlug Dr. Peters have been contradictory. One. considered reliable, staled that the German explorer and his party, with only one European excepted, had been massacred. This It, however, contradicted by Uiu report Iroin Beillu. Dr. Carl Peters Is a young man about 33 years of age, a native or Neuliaii?, on Uict Elbe, and was educated at I f.1.1. am! at Gotltnsten, Tubingen and Berlin, studying law. history, eeograpliy and national economy. He cremated at tin- Berlin University. From 1881 to 1884 Dr. Peters resided In England. Hiving returned home. In- obtained, with the support of Prince Ui.'marck, an Imperial charter, under willed he ronned the German E;i»t lean Company, of which lie was President, l...
CANADIAN BUDGET. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
CANADIAN BUDGET. Cartwright's Free-Trade Amendment Voted Dow.i. Ottawa, April 9.— The debate in Parliament on tlie budget ended this morning. Cartwright's amendment was voted down by 95 to GO. All the Liberals voted for unrestricted reciprocity. Cartwright's amendment practically meant iv a wide measure free trade, aud cailed upon the House to address itself to abolishing or reducing tho taxes now imposed on articles of prime necessity to farmers, miners fishermen and all other producers. * During the discussion on the tariff changes the Government disclaimed any intention of raising cerlnin duties on beef aud live stock or of retaliating agaiust the United States. The tariff was Increased solely for the purpose |of fostering struggling industries in Canada.