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A CAUCUS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A CAUCUS. Republican Members of the House to Confer. A Programme to Be Arranged for the Consideration of Fending Bills. Tie Tariff Measure Nearly Ready to Be Submilted for Debate— A Few Minor Changes to Be Hade. Special by tbe California Associated Press. Washington, April 9.— The Republican members of the House will meet in caucus to-morrow to determine upon the order oX business. At this meeting it is expected teat the silver aud pension questions and a few other propositions will be considered and a programme arranged for the order ot procedure in consideration of pending measures. There is a report that this caucus Is called fcr tho purpose of passing upon the Tariff Bill, but this is not correct. The Republican members of the Committee on Wny3 and Means do not consider that it is expedient at this time to submit their bill to a cjneus, particularly as the measure has uot b#eu pnutedfor general distribution among the members, and they have had no chance to examine its provisions...
3OMMANI>EK COGHLAN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
3OMMANI&gt;EK COGHLAN. He Objects to the Treatment H; His Received From the N-wspapurs. Wasulxgto.v, April 9.— The following appears in to-day's Post: Editor Poit: In your ls«ue of March 28th, ». ' Icti |]»« Just reached me, you slate that ComuA.nier Jostp.i B. Cogliian ol tbe n»vy was recently ordered before a couri-maitlal for trial on a charge of conduct uubi-coiuiug au officer aud a genlleniau, In having written newspaper articles criticizing and ildlculiug the administration ol naval affair*. This Is a trit.it mistake. 1 was tried on two charge', as follows: i 'hailte 1. Conduct to the piejudlce ot good order and uaval discipline. Charge 2. Violation of a lawful regulation Issued by the Secietaiy of the Navy. As you will see, there Is very great difference between the charges as liven lv your paper aud the oues upon which 1 was tried aud acquitted I ask mat In fairness to me you will give this coi reel lou as great piomiuence as you did the eiroueous chaise, aud 1 do th...
CROSSING IMb BORDER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
CROSSING IMb BORDER. An Addit onal Fcroe Authorised to Prevent Chinese Smucehne. Washington, April 9.— The Secretary of the Treasury has authortzed the Collector of Customs at San Diego, Cal., to employ an additional force to assist him in preventing the smuggling of Chinese laborers across the Mexican border. This action is based upon a telegraphic report from the Collector that ho had captured thirteen Chinamen who have entered the country iv that way, mid that there are over seventy more of them on Mexican territory trying to force their way across the border.
THE STEELE COURT-MARTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
THE STEELE COURT-MARTIAL. Findings in the Case Reviewed by tbe Judge Advocate-General. Washington, April 9.— The actine Judgo Advocate-General of the army to-day concluded his review of the papers In the case of Lieutenant Steele, who was recently court-martialed for striking Private Wild, and has reported the conclusions to General Sehofield, who as acting Commander of the Division of Missouri has jurisdiction over the case. The findings of the court have not yet been made public, but the general impression is that Steele will be reprimanded.
AFRICAN SLAVE COAST. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
AFRICAN SLAVE COAST. The State Department Notified by France of the Dahomey B ockade. Washington, April 9.— The State Department has been notified by the French Miuister that on the 4th inst. the French Government in order to prevent the importation of arms and munitions of war into Dahomey declared a blockade ftnplicable to thai portion of the slave coast of Africa comprised between tlie boundary of the French and Germun possessions of Popas and the eastern boundary of the French possesiens of Porto Novo.
A FAREWELL LUNCH. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A FAREWELL LUNCH. Washington Business Hen Entertain One of Their Number. Wasiiington, April 9.— A farewell lunch wag given at the Shorehaui to-day by a number of the city's business men to Mr. W. C. Hill, formerly an enterprising citizen of Washington, who is about tn locate permanently at Seattle, Wash., where he has large interests. Mr. B. 11. Warner presided, and among those present wore Senator Squire and Representative* Henderson ana Ilemphill.
THE CHARLESTON. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
THE CHARLESTON. Orders Issntd far Her Final Inspection Before Going to Sea. Washington, April 9. -Orders have been Issued for the final inspection of the cruiser Charleston, now at Maro Island Navy-yard, preparatory to her going into active service as tlj* flag-ship of the Pacific squadron. The inspection will probably bo made this week, and the vessel will soon after start on her cruise along the Pacific Coast, going as far south as Valparaiso.
AN IMPORTANT POINT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
AN IMPORTANT POINT. A F an of Arbitration Agreed Upon by the Pan-American Conereif. Washington, April 9.— The Pan-Ameri-can Conference Is drawing tv a close. The Committee on General Welfare has agreed upon a plan of arbitration for the settlement of difficulties between American nations, and it will be adopted without n doubt. The plan Is that whenever any difference arises between two or more American republics it shall be referred to the Government of some other republic for settlement, without an appeal to arms. In case the parties at issue cannot agree upon a single arbitrator each is allowed to name one and those named are to select an umpire. This, In the minds of the President and Mr. lilaine, is the most important subject to be considered by the conference, as it is likely to put a stop to the wars that have prevailed so frequently between the South American nations, retarding the growth and prosperity of, all.
Contracts for Supplies. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
Contracts for Supplies. Washington, April 9.— The Secretary of the Treasury has awarded a contract for furnishing provisions for the use of the Twelfth Light-house District to L. S. Snow of San Francisco for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1891. The contract for furnishing coal for the use of the same district was awarded to Wilson &amp; O'Bryan of San Francisco.
Randall's Condition. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
Randall's Condition. Washington, April 9.— "Much uneasiness tas been felt at the capital to-day as to the condition of Representative Randall. There is no doubt but that the ex-Speaker was very much worse this morning, and he has continued to sink until at present he is in an exceedingly critical condition.
COINGKESS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
COINGKESS. THE SENATE. The Silcott Bill Passed Without Debate-Mon-tana Election Cms. Washington', April 9.— After the reading of the journal to-day a letter was received from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a telegram from the Collector of Customs at San Diego, Cal., announcing tho capture there of thirteen Chinese who had endeavored to evade the Exclusion Act Hale, from the Appropriations Committee reported back without amendment the bill to refund the funds stolen by the late cashier, Silcott, and moved its immediate consideration. The bill was passed without objection or debate. Kvarts presented petitions from the Methodists and Presbyterians of New York protesting iigaiust the bill for the enumeration of Chinese. The Montana election case then came up as unfinished business and Push resumed the lloor in behalf of Clarke and Maginnis. At the conclusion of Pugh's remarks lurpie followed, taking the ground that there has been no election of Senators. Hale's liattle-ships...
THE PUGILISTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
THE PUGILISTS. A Stubborn Fight Between Chicago Bruisers. Carney and McAoliffe. Elby (Ind.), April 9.— Abe Cougle and Jimmie Dahoney, two Chicago pugilists, fought fifty-four bloody rounds near here this morning. At the call ot "time" for the fifty-fifth round both men were completely exhausted aud the referee declared the fight a draw. Tne fight, which was one of the best contested seen in the vicinity of Chicago for some time, was for $500 a side, the winner to take 75 per cent of the gate receipts. From the very start it was plain thjti both men were iv deadly earnest and that the light would be for "blood." Cougle won the first blood in the eleventh round, and after that blood flowed freely from both men. Each led for the head and face. The consequence wits that Dahoney's head was swollen till it looked like a washtub, and the left side of Cougle's face was out of all proportion. The ring became slippery from the blood in the last round, and the men could scarcely keep their ioo...
A DOOMED TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 10 April 1890
A DOOMED TOWN. Mayfleld, Perm., Being Engulfed in a Big Cave in a Mine. Scranton, April 9.— The town of Mayville Is excited over the caving In of the Glenwood mine. It began this morning, and is still in progress. The residences of Edmund Edmunds and Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards were overturned and caught fire, but the flames were speedily checked. The cave continued to increase in size and depth until this afternoon, when it was over 1W) feet square and 50 feet deep. Several buildings have been swallowed in the euasm. All tlie efforts of the full force of the company's workmen to till up the place with lumber and debris are unavailing aud people are busy moving away their furniture. It is feared the entire place is doomed to collapse during the night