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c .-■ ■■ 1 — .: . The Next I'ostmaster. ' . [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
c .-■ ■■ 1 — .: . The Next I'ostmaster. ' . A report was circulated about the city yesterday that the California delegation at Washington would recommend tho appointment of Samuel W. Backus to succeed Postmaster Bryan. ".. ° . _•,- The Nonotuck Silk Company generates power from a water-wheel at its lowest mill in Leeds, Mass., then turns ; it ' into electricity conveys, it to -tho new mill thirty rods above, where it is converted into an, A on by means of ltf! dynamo, and thus does 1 the work of a sixty-five horse-power engine.
ACROSS THE BAY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
ACROSS THE BAY. ■ ImproTeniehl^'iiladeon the Tele- ;•"•"• -. f,'iiilili-Av:enuo Line;'". Poultice Pavements Recommended—- :• era on Hand :to Make Trouble— Runaway *'• hvV "". Accident— Alameda and Berkeley. ° '•'".j ■•• Two • : he.w;.';nnd= convenient passenger coaches." have been placed upon" the Tele- 5 : graph-avenue line between TeffieScal and: • Berkeley. '_• They were manufactured at Newark and of California "woods, natural finish, with the latest improved o fun-' ning f?ear. A new dummy made ai Pitts-'■burg-has also-been - added to the rolling- • Stock..; A hioro. frequent service at," night ■ between Oakland andJ : .Jß'erkeley would be a great convenience; and Superintendent Lor- : lng": has promised an extra car between J TemOsc'al- and Berkeley on Friday evening J to accommodate those who attend the meetings of the Philosophical Union, provided the patronage will justify ir. (The trip out . would be made so as. to connect with a car : leaving Fourteenth street at 7. o'cloc...
VISIONS OF BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
VISIONS OF BEAUTY. Festive Events of the Lenten Season at Washington. The Sawyer Musical, — Art, Fashion and ":": Pleasure — Miss Sostncrans' Eagajement—A Novel Event. '' - ... ■■ ■- ■ -_. _yyy ?■ Special Correspondence of Tun Morning Caii. : _ O - ... .. Washington-, March 22. — The President's ' duck-hunting trip was suddenly thought of and decided upon, and he packed up bis long boots and his J old clothes and was oif -for the J little club-house on the Chesapeake on the shortest notice. Even , &gt; there the omnipresent reporter followed him aud in the blind, with the ducks Hying past," put questions to him. The President had really thought of going to Florida with Mrs. Harrison, as he felt the need of a lit- -. _ tle) rest' and change, but the prospect 'of spijech-making; and 0 receptions, and the , welcoming, Mayors and delegations deterred him, and a "few days at the Bengier club- • , house promised more real rest. c Mrs. Harrison has been so busy during her Southern ...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
ITEMS OF INTEREST. ■ A Norwegian engineer has invented a machine which can pack 1000 boxes of matches in a minute. As a memorial to Mr. Astor, beautiful and costly bronze doors are to be placed in Trinity Church, New York. A new. meteorological and volcanic observatory is to be opened next May in Pompeii, when there will bo a congress of scientific men. _i_§_HS_B3_B__t__!£ Six young Siamese, selected by the Government, are on their way to this country to become students of Westminster College, at Wilmington, Pa. The English public is trying to get an act of Parliament to compel the railroad companies to provide proper restaurant accommodations at their stations. : Fishermen say the Rush Lake, in Montmorency County, Mich., has been overstocked with white fish by the Fish Commission, and that they are starving to death by scores. A Paris thief stole the horse out of the shafts of a cab while the driver slept, and, mounting It, was riding oif and would have got away if a passing citize...
CAVE OF GOACIIAKO. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
CAVE OF GO ACIIAKO. It Wa» First Made Known to the World '' by the Great Humboldt. ' Among the J' many subterranean recesses wliicli are inn .with in -different parts of the world, ' few are , more J remarkable, and few less known generally, than the cave of Guacharo, in the llepublic of Venezuela, in South America. Indeed, until Humboldt published his masterly delineation of this quarter of the globe, Europeans ; were ignorant of its existence, although it had been long known to the Spanish missionaries.' and was for generations a place of awe and terror to the natives. It is situated "bear Ihe picturesque and delightful Valley of Caripe, which lies to the west of the Gulf of' Paria, in about 10° north latitude. In a country where a love of the marvelous is a prominent ■ feature of the mental character, a cavern whose ' unexplored recesses give birth to 9. river, and which is inhabited by myriads of- nocturnal Urds, whose terrible cries awaken all the echoes of the dreary subterran...
MANUFACTURE OF CAMPHOK. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
MANUFACTURE OF CAMPHOK. An . Experiment Which, J lr Successful, Will Prove or Great Value. Gribble &amp; Nash of New York have just built at Pittsburg and shipped to Hiago, Japan, a complete plant for the manufacture of the camphor of commerce fro^n the plants and wood fiber in which it is found In that country. The completion of the plant and its shipment may work a revolution in the manufacture of the drug named. The plant, which is composed of stills, engines, boilers and other pieces, weighs fiftylive tons, and when shipped occupied two cars. It cost about $75,000, and Dr. A. G. Boyer, a prominent chemist, lias been engaged for several years by the New York firm in trying to devise improved methods for the distillation of the crude camphor into articles of commerce with a view to erecting a plant in Japan. He spent months in Pittsburg personally superintending the construction of the plant, and on April sth will leave San Francisco for Hiago, where he will remain for thr...
A DEADLY RIiSG. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
A DEADLY RIiSG. No Thief Would Touch It on a Statue in Madrid. A costly ring, unguarded by police, or special watchmen, hangs suspended by a silken cord around the neck of a statue of the Maid of Alniodeua, a patron saint of Madrid, in one of the beautiful parks in the Spanish capiial. It is set with diamonds and pearls, notwithstanding which there is no danger of its being stolen. The greatest thief in Madrid would not touch it any quicker than he would the plate on his own mother's coffin. Its history is curious and interesting, and equal to .any thing found in meiditeval folk lore, Ihe ring was made for King Alfonso _S.IL who gave it to his cousin, the pretty Mercedes, on the day of their betrothal. She wore it during her short married life. On her death the King presented it to his grandmother. Queen Christiana. She died soon, and the King passed the deadly little circle to his sister. Infanta del Pilar, who died within the month. Again it started on its deadly rounds, next endi...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
LIFE AND DEATH. J rPHE mortality rroin Consumption in this country xit perfectly appallinc ; but in every instance the -A ' -.'■.■-■■" MACHINERY OF DEATH Is set in motion by a cold, which, It neglected soon places the victim beyond the power of earthly aid. It Is therefore of the utmost Importance to know that HALES HONEY .| HOREHOUND AND TAR . Is a healing agent of such extraordinary. ; power that It can be relied upon to relieve Concha, Colds, "and Bora Throat, which, if J neglected, may lead to a lingering .3fS. ' f.X DEATH FROM; CONSUMPTION.: ;. FOE SALE BY ALI, Hill &lt;_lilS'j&gt;. , : ■-.. Ursa « Yfet'r :; _ .4 a;
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
Spring Medicine seems more ' than ever a necessity tbis season, The worked benefit which people in run down after tl,. mild, .iiihcalth.ul winter, and the max- or weakened state of health derive from Hood's pecMd preva once of Influenza, pneumonia, typhoid Sarsaparilla, conclusively proves the claim that fever, etc., leaving nearly everybody weak, ex- this medicine -makes the weak strong." it doe, banted and tired. Hood's Sarsaparilla Is fust the not act like', stimulant, Ininarttoj f flctltloS medicine to overcome that tired feeling, to build \ strength from which there must follow a ™ up your whole system, purify your blood. Impart a action of greater weakness than before, but good appetite and promote healthy digestion. Try possessing just those elements which the system it ink spring. : : '• X„ „ ''-"'"- needs mat readily seizes, Hood's Sarsaparilla ;- "I have been taking Hood's Sarsaparlll. for four builds up in a perfectly natural way. all the i or five years as a spring medic...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
MISCEIiJLAJNEOUS. _ / /. - \\ / / J You " ow have an opportunity to\\ ; ' X'Y /buy a building lot in thegeographlca\\ • I / heart or the city, a " v directly on the\\ ■ •-, / -/line of the cable extension, ror ?ioo to\ 1 I ItXOO. . according ?to size and , location 1 I - Those who desire to pay cash may do sol |-°-'7 I IThose -.-.ho prerer can pay 935 down and I I ..I I*l6 each month until paid for, with/ / \\ Interest at bank rates. 7 per cent per// annum. These lots are now within / / -ISwii \\ a stone's throw or the Valencft-"// . ° ° &lt;-■ \\ street cable-car* ' and the / / - M lssion - street horse- 7/ NXcurllnt, which 2/A* •"/^outX 7 //it soca to he changed to a cable\\ /and also directly on the line of the\ \ / /Howard-street CAble extension. c Th«\ \ / /locality Is rapidly building up, .It ls\ \ j /perfectly healthy, and there la no saud.l 1 I (The view is superb, embracing a pano-l I I 1 rama of the whole oity and the bay./ I V\ while la the distance the high Sierr...
STOLE HIS CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
STOLE HIS CHILD. A Tacoma Capitalist Arrested for Kidnaping. A Stormy Interview Takes Place Between the Father and Mother. The Former's Offer to Support His Offspring Refused— The Contest to Be Settled in Court. Special by the California Associated Press. . Tacoma, April l.— Captain Frank E. Stove, a wealthy land locator, was arrested last night for forcibly kidnaping a month ago his four-year-old daughter from Mrs. Stone, while she was visiting the cemetery. The child was rescued by its mother and placed in the custody of Sheriff Price. An exciting scene occurred when Captain Stone went to the house to see the child yesterday. He was accompanied by Deputy Sheriff Wilson and possessed a note from Sheriff Price granting him permission to see her. Mrs. Stone peered over the transom, and, seeing her husband, refused to admit him. When reassured by Deputy Wilson she finally consented to let them in, but not until she had sent for Police Captain Ware. A stormy interview ensued between hu...
SACRAMENTO. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
SACRAMENTO. Seio'.utions AdODted by tho Press Association. vX/.X' Repairing i Weak L-vee. .-.'-Sacramento, April I.— the convention of the Northern California Press Association to-day the chief basiness done was to adopt the report of the Committee on the Revision of the By-laws, which provides that all publishers of newspapers affil- iatmg with the association shall make a contract with the agent thereof in writing, accompanied by a bona-fide net statement of circulation; the said contract to bind said publisher or proprietor to the advertised rates aud business methods which the association may adopt. The association shall adopt rates for advertising for the government of its members on all work coming from outside their several localities. Such rates shall - be arbitrary so far as they apply to con- ■ tracts lii foreign advertising, and any member who knowingly makes contracts for foreign advertising at a less rate than the association schedule shall be adjudged guilty of contemp...