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ILLNESS OF BISHOP FOWLKII, [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
ILLNESS OF BISHOP FOWLER. Unable to Preside at the New York Methodist Episcopal Conference. New York, March 31.— Owing to the severe illness of Bishop Charles F. Fowler of California, he will be unable to preside over the deliberations of the New York Methodist Episcopal Conference, which opens in Brooklyn to-morrow. Bishop Andrews will act instead. -
McKINLEY'S BILL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
McKINLEY'S BILL. The New Tariff Measure Finally Completed. - It Will Probably Reduce the Revenue Fortyfive Million Dollars. The Democrats Will Bring Forward the Mills Bill With Modifications and Present It as a Substitute. Special by the California Associated Press. Washington, March 31.— At a special meeting of the Ways and Means Committee ???day Chairman McKinley presented the Republican Tariff ????. The minority will be allowed ten ??? in which to offer amendments and prepare their views upon the bill and su?? amendments as may be made before the bill is reported to the House. The ??? according to Chairman McKinley, will ??ect a reduction of $45,000,000 in the revenues. The free list is enlarged by the addition of the items proposed in the ??? Senate bill and by the addition of nickel ore ?? ??id certain works of art. Paintings ?? oil and water colors and sculpture by American artists abroad are ??t on the free list. Raw silk is left on the free list, and a bounty is paid to pro...
INDIGNATION MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
INDIGNATION MEETINGS. New England Leather Manufacturers Denounce the Ways and Means Committee. Boston, March 31.— The action of the Ways and Means Committee reconsidered the vote to put hides on the free list has raised a storm of indignation throughout New England, irrespective of party. As soon as the news reached here to-day the Shoe and Leather Association called an extraordinary meeting to consider the situation. Representatives of $50,000,000 invested capital assembled, and resolutions were drawn up denouncing the committee in every conceivable term for surrendering to Western cattlemen. McKinley's ears must have tingled. It was decided to at once start a monster petition demanding free hides, to be sent to the House of Representatives to fight the bill there. A committee well supplied with money will accompany it. It was at the same time decided that the Legislatures of Massachusetts, Maine and Connecticut pass unanimous resolutions praying Congress to drop the tariff and pre...
MEXICAN BOUNDARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
MEXICAN BOUNDARY. Vandever's Resolution for the Abolition of the Zona Libra. Washington, March 31.— Vandever appeared to-day before the House Commlttee on Foreign Affairs in favor of his joint resolution providing for a joint Commission of the Governments of the United States and Mexico to fix the boundaries of the country on the Rio Grande and to look into the abolition of the Zona Libra. The unstable character of the Rio Grande as a boundary mark was shown and the necessity for suppressing the Free Zone was demonstrated. -
SILCOTT'S DEFALCATION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
SILCOTT'S DEFALCATION. The Government Will Have to Make Good the Members' Salary. Washington, March 31.— A decision was announced ??? the Court of Claims this morning ??? of Representative C??? ???es for salary as a member of Congress for the month of November, 1889 which he failed to receive, owing to the defalcation cf Cashier S??? last fall. The coart sustained the petition and awarded judgment in the sum of $??? Acting on this decision the House of Representives will probably make an appropriation sufficient to cover the total amount of the defalcation, at least $70,000, to order to save u???s expense in the Institution oi f other suits for the same end. Judge Davis read the decision, which was a masterly review of the law and the custom ?? the premises, occupying fuliy three-quarters of an hour in its delivery. The seats in the court-room were all taken. Representatives Paynter and Payson being present to hear the judgment.
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- MONETARY UNION. Recommendation Made to the Pan-American Congress. Washington, March 31.— The international conference report, as amended, reads as follows: The International American Conference recommends to the nation represented in it: First— That an International monetary union be established. Sec-ond-That, as a basis for this union, an internationial silver coin may be issued, which shall be uniform in weight and fineness, for use in all the countries represented in this conference. Third-That to give full effect to this recommendation there shall meet in Washington a commission composed of one delegate from each nation represented in this conference, which shall consider the quantity, kind of currency, uses it shall have, and value and proportion of the international coin, and its relation to gold. Fourth—That this commission shall meet in Washington in a year's time, or less, after the final adjournment of this conference.
CONGRESS. "A A : [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
CONGRESS. THE SENATE. The Dependent Pension Bill Finally Passed The Silver Bill. Washington, March 31.— Senate convened at 11 o'clock to-day, being the first morning at that hour this session. Numerous petitions were presented favoring the free coinage of silver and opposing the employment of aliens on public works. Reagan addressed the Senate on the bill for the issue of Treasury notes on deposits of silver bullion. The bill, he said, was intended to relieve the country from the effects of the ???rse than blunder of Congress in suspending silver coinage in 1873. He regarded it as a hopeful sign that the Repubiican Senate joined in the great work, even though the remedy proposed might not be the best. It was to be regretted, he continued, that the committee had not reported a bill for the free and unlimited coinage of silver as well as gold. He would favor the payment of the bonded indebtedness of the Government in silver as well as gold; the issue of coin certificates, receivable f...
RIVERS AND HARBORS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
RIVERS AND HARBORS. Tlie California Delegation Urges the Necessity of Appropriations. Washington, March 31.— A large delegation of San Francisco and Sacramento men appeared before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors this afternoon and urged with considerable emphasis the necessity for the improvement of the San Joaquin, Feather and Sacramento rivers. The delegation was present at 10 o'clock this morning, but a quorum of the committee failed to make its appearance and the hearing was postponed until 2 o'clock this afternoon. Several members of the delegation were introduced by Mr. McKenna, and by their practical suggestions seemed to have heartily won the respect of the members of the committee. Chairman Henderson presided for a time, after which Mr. Herrnian of Oregon took the chair. The arguments were of a nature such as already have been presented many times before the committee, and urged the necessity of appropriations for the clearing of hydraulic mining debris from 260 miles o...
A. O. U. W. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
A. O. U. W. - Thirteenth Annual Session of the Grand Lodge. ??? of M??? Financial Transac- tions, Deaths and Losses Paid - LIst of Officers and Committees. The Grand Lodge of the Ancient Order United Workmen of California will commence its thirteenth annual session this morning at 10 o'clock in the public hall of of B'nai B'rith Building, 121 Eddy street At date of January I, 1889, there were 18,687 membersof the order In good standing in this jurisdiction. During the year 1,247 new applicants were admitted, making a total of 19,934 from which is to be dededucted by death 200, by rejection 173 and by suspension ??? - total of 1165 or a net gain of 82 for the year, leaving the present membership at ???. The per cent of rejected applications was 12.18, the average membership ??/ lodge ?? 80; average death rate per10??? ????; average age of mem- John Nelles Young, Grand Master Workman. bers, 39.75; Number of beneficiary certificates reissued 175; average age of those who died in 1880, ...
THE BEAK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
THE BEAR CLUB. Eight Branches About to Be Formed In Neighboring Counties. The Bear Club held its stated meeting last evening at the corner of Post and Fillmore streets, Vice-President George D. O'Neil presiding. It was largely attended, with eighteen new members signing the roll and fifteen applications for membership received. The amended constitution and by-laws were read and ordered printed to permit the members to study them before adoption at the next meeting. The Committee on State Organization reported having visited several neighboring counties, with a view to form clubs under the plan now in operation, and that in the course of two or three weeks it will have permanently organized eight clubs. Advices were also received from Napa of the effect that the club being formed in that city bids fair to be one of the largest Speeches were made by H. C. Dibble, Edward S. Saloman, D. M. Cashin, George D. C?llins, H. C. Firebaugh, William Wilk... - son, E. W. Williams, Charles A. Bold...
7 MILITARY JO ITINGS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
MILITARY JOTTINGS. The Vacant Major-Generalship - Captain Gregg's Retirement. It has not been seriously questioned that Brigadier-General Nelson A. Miles, commanding the Division of the Pacific, would succeed to the vacancy caused by the death last week of Major-General George Crook, because he is the senior Brigadier, on account of his war record and also as an Indian fighter and perhaps also because he is now acting as a Major-General in command of a ????? though the junior in years. As he would not be ??iced until 1903 he would be in five years, if promoted now, the ranking Major-General and at the same time the general officer in the army youngest in years. For this reason the impression has gained ground that some other Brigadier will be promoted to the vacancy and an older officer, will be given the opportunity to retire as a Major-General. In any event there will be a vacant brigade, which Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson, Tenth Cavalry, and Colonel Alexander McD. McCook, Sixth l...
ITEMS OF IST EitEST.".' [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
ITEMS OF INTEREST. Marshall P. Wllder's definition of diplomacy is "Something with a string to it, or playing for a place. All the tramps in the Battle Creek (Mich.) lock-up were offered $2 a day to go out to Goguac Lake and cut ice, but every one of them declined. A storm-tower fifty feet high is to be erected on the summit of Mount Penn, overlooking the city of Reading. It will be 1200 feet above sea level. The furniture in the office at Nicholas Smith, the American Consul at Three ??? Quebec, has been seized for rent. He denounces it as an outrage. There is an extraordinary ??? suicide and dueling ??? in Russia. The fashionable duel is fought at five paces with cavalry revolvers. One hundred and thirteen Philadelphians have petitioned Congress to authorize and direct the coinage of a 15 cent coin. The next demand will be for a 12 1/2-cent coin. The census of the population of cities ?? to be taken and re???ned to the several 5tate Supervisors in twelve working days, beginning Jun...
I Supreme Court Decial,.»». ..-} [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
Supreme Court Decisions. The Supreme Court has affirmed the ??- ments of the lower court in the ??? ??? cases: Howell vs. Slausen; People vs. Raischge, convicted of grand larceny; Fresno National Bank vs. Superior Court of San Joaqain County; D?ff vs. L??? Julia Herrlied vs. Maggie McDonald; ???- tate of Richard Griffith; Monterey C??? vs. Cushing, and People of the [State of] California vs. Charles R. Bachman [con-] victed of arson in the first degree. ??? cases of Stone vs. Hammell and Staple ??? May the judgments of the lower court ??? reversed. -
Handicap Weights. -■ I [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
Handicap Weights. Chicago, March 31.— Secretary Brewster has made public the list of weights assigned for the Oakwood and Great Western handicaps. At Washington Park, in the Oakwood, Terra Cotta is given the top weight— 128 pounds. Spokane, Santalene, Los Angeles, Proctor Knott and Little Minch are next on the list; Spokane at 124 and Los Angeles at 121 are the top weights in the Great Western.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 1 April 1890
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