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MONKIUA LOGAN, JTTAT 117. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
MONKIUA LOGAN, JTTAT 117. ~ — tm* '■■■ ___. ■ . -_^w—r— —tr^^w— v^b Site Survived Slavery and Pith: Husbands to Die in a Poor-house. The oldest person in the State, perhaps, died at the Almshouse recently, says the Louisville (Ky.) Post, Her name was Monrica Logan, colored, and her age is said to have been 117 years. She was born in Africa, and was brought to America as a slave when she was over 50 years old. She lived for many years near Mobile, Ala., on a cotton plantation, where a number of her children and grandchildren. were also owned as slaves. Several years after the war she found her way to this city, where one of her grandsons, himself now an old mau, lived, and for a long time she was an inmato of his home, at the foot of Fifth street. Fifteen years ago she was admitted to the Almshouse, and her age was theu given at 102. She claims to have been married no less thali eight times— four times in Africa and four times in America. She has been a widow since she was 'M years o...
Miser Dnrsnd's Fortune. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
Miser Dnrsnd's Fortune. A rather remarkable miser named Durand has just departed this lite in the town of Rodez. He was hi; years old, and according to the French estimate of fortune he was a triple millionaire, his magut being worth in cash and paper £120,000, or 3,000,000f. Durand used to go about the town like a mendicant— so much a- so that people often offered him alms, but were grinned at for : their proffered generosity. lie was known to have had but one suit of tailor-made clothes during his long years of residence in Rodez, but on the days when he went to draw his dividends at the local hank he generally donned a garment intended to be ceremonious, which seemed to be a compromise between a blouse and a sack. The miser lived alone in a big bouse, the doors of which "were doubly locked, and occupied himself with mending his clothes and boots, cooking, washing -his linen and counting up his money this last task being his daily delight and principal pastime. •■- Durand has left...
Foiltions In Church Choirs. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
Foiltions In Church Choirs. I wish I might say that - the one great requirement for obtaining a position in a city choir is a voice. But, unfortunately, I cannot. Influence, youth, a pretty or Intelligent face, taste in dress and a good address will each and all have their value in this, as in other pursuits and professions. .Alp of the latter, however, are; of only the slightest importance ilu . comparison with '-. the power wielded by the first of | them—intsuonce. In different cities Its powers are differently limited; while on the one J hand, in some it Is of 'almost no. value at all, in others it is of equal and sometimes even- of greater importance than" the voice itself. — .Ladies' Home Journal.X:2sfijfes2__HßßS3ia_
TRIED TO FLY OFF WITH A 'PIG. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
TRIED TO FLY OFF WITH A 'PIG. An American Eagle Disgraces Himself and Comes to Grief. A large American eagle is now. on exhibition in the. show-window of Alexander Dunn," Wyoming avenue, Scranton, Pa., says the New, York Sun. • It was captured with considerable difficulty. The eagle made its appearance on the farm -of James Fitzpatrick, Wyoming County. Fitzpat-J rick's attention was attracted by an unusual disturbance in his pigsty. Thinking his porkers might have been attacked by bears or catamounts, that are numerous in the wilds of Wyoming, Farmer Fitzpatrick seized his shotgun and rushed to the rescue. He was surprised to rind, instead of a bear or wild cat, a large eagle hovering over the pen. The bird, balancing itself upon its widespread wings, was endeavoring to pick up one of the pigs with its talons. -, -. Fiizpatrick drew a bead upon the huge bird aud fired. . The eagle relinquished its hold upon the squealing pig, and, circling away a few yards, dropped to ' the ground. ...
HOME AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
HOME AGAIN. Prosaic Ending of Mrs. St. Dennis' Disappearance.; She 'Vent Into Retirement for Private Reaton!, Leaving Her Bab-s to Be Cared for by Strangers. Mrs. St. Dennis, wife of J. B. St. Dennis, who is now in 'the County Jail serving a sentence of 100 days fcr an assault with a deadly weapon, returned to her home at 122 Perry street on Monday night after an absence of nearly one mouth. She disappeared mysteriously on the last day of February, and no trace of her could be found by the police, who searched in all likely places for her. /•'iß_Si Her disappearance created deep sympathy among, her neighbors for her three little children, who were left motherless by her desertion. The youngest child is a baby girl of 18 months, while the eldest is only 7 years, and the second eldest 5 years. They were apparently utterly destitute when she was gone, and their father, in jail, unfortunately helpless to give them bread. The neighbors on Perry street very kindly looked after the forlorn...
PATERNAL LEGISLATION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
PATERNAL LEGISLATION. How Marriage Gifts Are Ilegalated by Law in India. A series of rules have just been Issued by the Government of India for regulating the marriage expenses of the Kadya Kaubl caste in certain districts of the Bombay Presidency. Power was given to the Government to make such rules under an act of 1870 for the prevention of the murder of female infants. The rules are a curious example ot the patriarchal legislation sometimes necessary in oriental countries Thus the presents to be given at betrothal by the father or guardian of the bride to the father or guardian of the bridegroom "shall not exceed one rupee and seven suparis or betelnuts. Ihe marriage present payable to the bridegroom's father may be one rupee and shall not exceed 101 rupees, nor shall the value of the cocoanuts distributed at the marriage procession exceed ten rupees. The same limit is fixed on the value of tne present by the bride's maternal relations. Ihe payment on account of the ceremony when...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
OBITUARY. 3. B. BRIGGS. J. B. Briggs. : a pioneer citizen J of ' Santa Clara Valley, died at : his home in San Jose yesterday morning after a brief illness. He was a native of. Washington | County, New York State, and was bom in 1824. ~ln 1852 be came to ' California and went at once to the mines, where , he J worked with '■ varying success for ten years, i In 1862 he settled in San Jose, where he has since lived in the house he first owned on Park avenue.;' Mr. Briggs was twice married, and he leaves a widow and six children. • X DAVID WILBEB. } i^St^Sß*% Congressman David Wither died at his home ,in » Milford, N. V.,' yesterday. Mr. Wilber represented the Twenty-fourth District of New York. He was born in Schenectady County, October 5, 1820. When a boy he removed to Milford, X. V., where, after attaining manhood, he was chosen a Supervisor. "He subsequently became a banker. He was a member of the Fortythird, Forty-sixth, Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses. He was a Republican. • ...
LATEST SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
LATEST SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Arrived. Tuesday, April I. Stmr Umatilla, Holmes,' s7 hours from Victoria, etc; pass and mdse, to Goodall, Perkins &amp; Co. Domestic Ports. ALBION— Sailed Apr 1-Schr Mary Bidwell, for San Francisco. now ENS LANDING— SaIted Apr 1-Schr liarbara Hernster, for San Francisco. PORT BRAUG-Salled Apr 1-Stmr West Coast, for Sau Francisco. Movements of Transatlantic Steamers. NEW YORK— Arrived Apr 1— Stmr Thlngvalla, from Bremen. BREMEN— Arrived Apr 1— Stmr Werra, from New York. Importations. EASTERN PORTS VIA VANCOUVER— Per Umatilla—B7 pkgs 24 bis 17 cs clocks, 1 Ijx trimmings, 1 bx silverware. 4 bxs spoons. 4 bxs 2 cs brushes, 100 bdls pulls, 50 bdls tubs, 25 bales denims, 1 bbl scs 1 crt 1 bdl machinery, 189 cs shoes, 238 cs boots and shoes, 1 keg 1 cs blacking, 49 cs 2 pkgs hardware, 29 cs plain paper, 2 cs ruled paper, 'i Cs 1 locks, 4 cs wire cloth, 1 bale M due.;, 17 cs 3 bdls lulls, 6 cs saddlery, 8 cs pianos, 200 cs tobacco, 17 OS ptd matter, 19...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
BIRTHS— MARRIAGES— DEATHS. [Birth, marriage and death notices sent by mall will not be inserted. They must be handed In at either of the publication offices and be Indorsed with the name and residence of persous authorltod to have the same published. BORN. QUINTING -March 25, 1890. to the wife of Charles Qulntlng, a daughter. CLAUSSEN-March 25, 1890, to the wife of Nick Claussen, a son. MORRISON-April 1, 1890, to the wife of Wlnfield S. Morrlson, a daughter. McGRANAGHAN-In this city, March 24. 1890. to the wife of Hugh McGranaghan. a daughter. BERGER-In Gllroy, March 3, 1890, to the wife of A. C. Berger, a son. BEERMANN-In this city, March 28, 1890, to the wife of D. Beermann, a son. CRAIG--In this city, March 24, 1890, to the wife of W. W. Craig, a son. TALOR- In this city, March 19, 1890, to the wife of Edward Talor. a daughter. MARRIED MURPHY-CARROLL-In this city, April 1 1890, by the Rev. Father McCue. Joseph Murphy and Mary E. Carroll, both of Colma, San Mateo County. CLARK-CAP...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
DIED Anderson, Mary E. Hoffmann, Josephine H. Beaman, William Hall, John T. Borsch, Bridget Hoey, Eugene Brunig, Christ Kuennecke. Charles P. Brooks, Nellie E. Leu, Christiana Beaton, Jennie E. Lewis, Daniel W. Bouton, Andrus P. McClellan, Belle Baitey, Henrietta , Merel, Adalberta Clecak, Anton P. Moroney, Dennis Castello, Salile F. Martin. Phillip Cahill, Rose E. Moore, James S. Daly, William Mclsaac, Sarah E. Duffey, Thomas Madsen, Ida C. Donovan, Philip F. Nicoial, Ernest Dennison, Francis Pierce Gilmore W. Grant. Gertie N. Ragon. Alice Guren, Amaida Stimson. Wallace O. Grady, Margaret Winn. Rosa L. c" , ■ Gailigan, Maggie A. Wilson, Captain Chas. BORSCH— In this city, March 31. 1890, Bridget Borsch, beloved mother or Frank Borsch and sister of Sarah Trodden, a native of County Tyrone. Ireland, aged 50 years. [Philadelphia, Pa.) papers please copy. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully ..Invited to attend the funeral THIS DAY (Wednesday), at 2 o'clock p. m., from her late r...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 2 April 1890
f » . o _ - — : — — — — - — .. . . , — . -. . -. •..- rr •■ - - v • .2 - -_■ MISCELLANEOUS.^^ _^__._-w^-» 7 Scaly Psoriasis 20 Years A startlinjr revelation of sufferini.. Entire person covered with dry scale.. Every morning a dnstpanful, some as large as an envelope, taken from the sheets. Tried every medicine and many doctors and hospitals. All thought he would die. Body's, mass of disease,' hair dead and lifeless. Sufferjinsr fearful. ■_ Cured In six week by the Cuticura Itemed les. N. -Tin., cure was made lv 187 J, and has remained permanent to date, Jan. 27, 1890. " '«. ,- c - *:',.* .■'■'' Cured by :;;Qutic.ura' : I have been afflicted for twenty years with an Kesolvext, Cuticura and Soxr. I commenced obstinate skin disease, called by some M. D.s l'sorl- ,by taking one tablespoonml of Rksolvknt three asis, and others Leprosy, commencing on my scalp; times a day, after meals; had a bath once a day, and, In spite of all I could do, with the ' help ol the water about blood heat;...
MANY PERSONS HURT [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
MANY PERSONS HURT Sadden, Collapse of a Grandi}j\ iy : Stand in England. The Vatican Decides to Recognize the Re-y:;y:;-y■;"•;*public of Brazil /.President Diaz' Message Delivered to the £ .'.*•: Mexican Congress — An Out-'y2y-c22 break Imminent Special by tbe California Associate Press. : ■ London, April 2.— During the races toV day in Cornwall a portion of the grandstand thirty feet long collapsed, precipitat- - ing 200 persons to the ground. Many were Injured, some fatally. — «a» A CONSPIRACY*, ■ The St. Petersburg University Closed by Order of the Authorities. St. Pxtxbsbubg. April 2.— ln conse- ., quence of the discovery of a conspiracy • among students of the university here, it and the Institution of Technology have '■ been closed by the authorities. • Count Delianoff, the Minister of Public Instruction, lias refused to receive the petiy tion recently prepared by the students of ! ' the university asking for a reduction of en- .; trance fees, the unrestricted admission of [ n...
.V '*■"-*■ '.'. DIAZ' • MESSAGE. * [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
.V '*■"-*■ '.'. DIAZ' • MESSAGE. * c lt Is Bead Before Bath Houses of the Mexican .•5 •'„••..■• ■■■.'.' Congress. * *_. City of Mexico, April Both Houses y.rdf Congress opened last evening. The message of .president Diaz was received. He j" says that good effects are expected to fol- : low the deliberations of the Pan-American '.Conference for the New. World. The message refers, to the apology of the United : .- States for -slighting remarks of Consul Mizner when he . presented his credentials •tp. Costarica. . .••■••■■• .'•:-,, He states that . the United States has promised :to take into consideration the ". .'protest of Mexico against the bringing of .1: -Apache .-.prisoners near the Mexican frontier. The.Govermuent at Washington, the •••' message says,.ref used to consider the propo- '•:' sition of the Lbs Angeles chamber of Com- . merce for the acquisition of Lower California. "■: ■ y. • His : Excellency draws attention to the '• decision of the United States courts in the . ma...
THE CZAR'S ILLNESS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
THE CZAR'S ILLNESS. Prostrated by the Disclosure of the Latest Plot A?»inu His Life. • London, April 2.— Exchange here and on tl c Paris Bourse is affected by the news that the Czar, is seriously ill. The latest conspiracy against the Czar, which was revealed by a letter from a naval officer who committed suicide, is thought to have led to the Czar's illness, which was reported today and which has disquieted every market in Europe. This letter, it is said, disclosed the fact that the plot was not directed .against the life of the Czar alone, but threatened the lives of his daughter, the Princess Sofie, his uncle, the Grand Duke Constantine, and Elizabeth, wife of the Grand Duke. St. Petersburg, April 2.— lt is learned from reliable sources that the report that the Czar has been attacked with sudden illness is untrue. He is in perfect health.
A DISMAL FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
A DISMAL FAILURE. De Leiseps' Admisiioa Begirding the Panama it " Canal Project. Paris, April 2.— The commission of expert engineers dispatched to Panama to Investigate the actual condition of affairs has returned here. Their story is a dismal one. De I^sseps is plunged in the depths of despondency aud is obliged to confess that the scheme is a disastrous failure. The Commissioners attest that an immense amount of work is still necessary, but tho money is not forthcoming. Several contractors are charged with swindling aud will probably be arraigned.
CHURCH AND3 STATE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
CHURCH AND 3 STATE. The Vatican Decides to E»cognise the Eepullie of Brazil. Rome, April 2.-The Pope has finally decided what shall be the position of the Vatican respecting Brazil. Nuncio Spoiverini has been instructed to order the bishops aud clergy in Brazil to recognize the republic on condition that the rights of the church, are respected. Bishop Costa of Para Is ordered to proclaim this by a special public act- ■ •
DR. PETERS SAFE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
DR. PETERS SAFE. , A Detachment of Wissmtna's Tropi Send Tidinss of the Mining. Traveler. - Cologne, April 2.— Gazette publishes news from Mombassa that Lieutenant Ehlers, who left Panginifor Mount KilimaNjaro with a detachment of Major Wisstnann'a troops, has sent » dispatch stating that Dr. Peters and Lieutenant Tiedemann, with forty porters belonging to Dr. Peters' party, are safe. Lieutenant Tiedemann is suffering from a wound.
THE PORTUGUESE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
THE PORTUGUESE CABINET. Beeonitruet:d With Benhor Pimental as Prime Minim r. . Lisbon, April 2.— The Cabinet has been reconstructed with Senhor Pimental Prime Minister and Minister of War; Senlior Arroyo Minister of Marine and Justice; Senhor Lopoviiz, Interior; Senhor Vilhena, Colonies; ben nor Braneo, Finance; Senhor Arouca, Public Works, and Senhor Ribeira, ioreign Affairs. The last three held the same positions in the preceding Cabinet.- --; * .