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TIRED OF LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
TIRED OF LIVING. Sudden Termination of the Romantic Career of a German Count. Denver, April 2.— Yesterday afternoon a man giving his name as George Hartmau walked into Andrew Bang's saloon. He sat on a chair a few minutes and was then seen to take a revolver from his pocket, and with a flourish and shouting in German, "I'm tired of Jiving!" fired it. The bullet entered his brain an inch above the right ear aud passed through, coming out on the opposite side of his head, In a moment he was dead. The body was taken to the Coroner's office and prepared' for burial. The suicide has a romantic history and one associated with the Pacific Coast. He was tho oldest son of Baron yon Hartmau, and was known as Count Seller merman George you Hartman. It appears that he was always of a daring disposition, reckless and fond of travel. When lie arrived in the United States he found congenial friends in his travels. From New Voik he wandered to Boston, thence to Washington, Philadelphia, Chicago, Ci...
THE RAILROADS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
THE RAILROADS. An Association to Be Organized and Rates Maintained. Chicago. April 2.— A meeting of high railway officials of all the roads between Canada aud the Gulf, Chicago and Rocky Mountains was held to-day for the purpose of the reorganization of the Interstate Kailway Association. Fair progress was made, and it is believed that a new association will be formed and rates maintained. Boston, April 2.— The consolidation of the roads of the Union Pacific system between Denver and the Gulf went into effect to-day under the name of the Union Pacific, Denver «nd Gulf Railway.! New York, April -'.—The News Bureau sends out a statement with a Boston date that the management of the Atchison system has secured a handsome majority of the stock in favor of the Voting Trust. Philadelphia, April 2.— An old suit of Spencer Ervin. Jay Cooke Jr., Charles D. Barney and others against Henry Villard, growing out of the formation of the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, lias just been compro...
MURDERERS CAUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
MURDERERS CAUGHT. Italians Arrested for a Crime Committed Two Years Ago. - New York, April 2.— Carmina Caggiano and Antonio Jilausero, who, murdered : Gailand Paola in Italy two years ago and fled to America, have. been captured here and await ; extradition. Paula married •*. a woman whom Mansero loved. M,!J&amp;_Hai__b_
Arrested on Suspicion. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Arrested on Suspicion. Lynchburg, April 2.— Splllen Foster and John - Tulien - have ■' been &gt; arrested 'on suspicion of •&lt; murdering ;. John H. . Caddal, . Treasurer 'of Pulaski County, who was killed and robbed yesterday. ■ It was a woman who saw the' first snake, but since the ■ men- have attended to that sort of thing.— Glasgow Mail.
VOTED A FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
VOTED A FAILURE. lowa Republicans Opposed to Prohibition. A Convention Held at Which tha Move- - ment Is Repudiated. The Legislature Asked to Modify the Law So ' That Each Community Can Regulate the Liquor Traffic. - Special by the California Associated Press. Dcs Moines, April 2.— convention of Republicans of lowa opposed to prohibition met to-day, at 10 o'clock in this city. It was called to order by A. B. Cummins, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Dcs Moines. George E. Hubbell, a veteran prohibitionist of Davenport, but now a staunch advocate of high license, was unanimously elected Chairman. It had been Intended to elect ex-Governor Kirkwood Chairman of the convention, but illness in his family prevented his attendance. The mention of his name was received with tremendous applause, and was followed by reading n letter in which Mr. Kirkland declared himself In favor of local option aud high license. VlStß^ti The convention has 215 delegates and Is one of the most notable eve...
METHODIST PItOTESTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
METHODIST PItOTESTS. Opposition to the Passage of the Anti-Chinese Bill by Ccnireis. New York, April 2.— The Methodist Episcopal New York Conference adopted this afternoon, in Brooklyn, after discussion, a paper drawn up by Rev. Mr. Leonard, Secretary of the Missionary Society, and addressed to the Senate of the United States, which recited that the New York East Conference, composed of 270 ministers and over 55.000 members, protest against the passage of the anti-Chinese bill which passed the House March 17th. The paper characterized the bill as unjust and naught with danger to American missionaries in China. Rev. Mr. Leonard spoke, alleging if the bill is ado i ted the Chinese would retaliate ami drive all our missionaries out of China, lie asserted the legislation was the work of Politicians who could not use Chinamen. Rev. Joseph Pullman said he had never known a native California*! who did not object to the presence of the Chinamen. Newark .N. J.), April 2.— The Newark Coufeteu...
SLOWLY SINKING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
SLOWLY SINKING. Bedloe's Island and the BarthoMl Statue Will ntually Vanish. ■ New York, April 2.— lt is reported that Bedloe's Island Is slowly sinking into the waters of New York .'Bay. -A suspicion that such was the case lias existed in the minds of those conversant with the locality for the past year. An examination by a few practical engiueers during the past few days confirms this belief. There is no doubt, it is said, that the Stature of Liberty is eight feet lower than when erected. Bedloe's Island is a rocjc aud was supposed to be as enduring as the world itself, aud would he, were it not for tuo fact that it is the extreme of an enormous shelf, underneath which is a bed of quicksand, which extends across this section east and west. The Central Railroad of New Jersey crosses it at oue i oint. and it lias been the cause of au immense amount of trouble and work to that corporation to keep its track above ground. It is thought that the part of the shelf of rook which forms the...
LOST AT POKE It. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
LOST AT POKE It. The Funds of Widows ani Orphans Squan- __ drrfi in Gamblin^-Haus es. Baltimore, Aprils — Further investigation of the affairs of Stephenson Archer, late Treasurer of this State, shows the defaicatiou of trust funds far exceeds the amount embezzled from llie State. His high reputation brought him funds from widows and orphans for miles around. Many -farmers gave him their earnings for safe keeping, all of which are swept away. According to latest report it bus been squandered in gambling-houses in poker.
VITRIOL FIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
VITRIOL FIENDS. A Sleeping Man's Eyes Ruined by New York Hoodlums. New York, April 2.— Two young men have been arrested, and a warrant Is out for the third, all members of the Tenthavenue gang. They painted Thomas Kern's face with vitriol while |he slept * under the influence of drugged liquors, at the instigation of McNally, a saloon-keeper, ' whose ! Place • was raided by ; the • police through Kern's agency. Kern's left eye was burned out, and the other, is badly ; Injured and probably he will be totally blind.
THE CHICAGO . STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
THE CHICAGO . STRIKE. Employers Acceding to the Demands of Journeymen Piumbers. Chicago, April .' 2.— The . strike •of the plumbers is still on, but a number of bosses have acceded to the demands of the men, ; and it is thought that the strike will be speedily settled. The strikers are demanding $3 75 per day.
SHOT" DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
SHOT " DEAD. : Fatal : Encounter Between . Adherents of the Hat field-McCoy - Factions. ■ Wheeling CW. Va.), April 2.— lnforma- ; tion } from \ Logan Court-house states % that Monday, night Jerry % Hatfield ' aud M. ; C." *"~ ■— . _-J -■■iii I f - ' Lee, adherents of the rival factions, in the Hatfield- McCoy vendetta,- met in a house of ill-repute. Both began shooting. Hatfield was shot dead. - Lee escaped to Kentucky. Jerry Hatfield was a cousin of "Devil Anse. ' More bloodshed may follow. -t ' " '
Btar8tar Tips. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Btar8 tar Tips. New York, April 2.— Star tips : At Gutten berg: . First race, Amalgumtor Dougan; second, Hamlet or He-echo ; third, Eclipse or Priscilla; fourth, Guard or G. Walbaum's entry; fifth, Brait or Lotion; sixth, Mamie Hay or Teddington. At Washington— First race. Onward or Beck; second, Pelham or Cornelia; third, Harry Fastus or Shutover; fourth, Bess or Village Maid; fifth, Jim Murphy or Baasanio.
The Garfield Memorial. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
The Garfield Memorial. Cleveland, April The Garfield memorial structure iv this city will be dedicated on May 30th next, aud the military. Masonic and civic bodies and ex-soldiers and citizens generally are invited to participate in the ceremonies. Arrangements are being effected by the railroad companies lor reduced rates of fare.