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Proven Not Guilty. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Proven Not Guilty. Brainekd (Minn.), April 2.— The express robbery examination ended to-day with a decision in favor of Searles and Paine, the accused, who were discharged. The crowd in the court-room cheered lustily. They will sue the Northern Pacific for malicious prosecution, each claiming £100,000 damages. •_
TUESDAY'S ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
TUESDAY'S ELECTIONS. A Colored Woman Anti-Suffragist Elected in a Kansas Town. Kansas City, April 2.— Elections were held in Kansas yesterday in sixty cities of the first, second and third class for Councilmen and members of the School Boards. In nearly all the cities the battles were fought on purely local issues. At Manhattan there were women judges and clerks at all the polis. At Leavenworth the Democrat-, elected all the officers except one Council-: man. At Atchison women candidates on the School Board were all defeated. At Salina, Ivans., the female suffragists nominated a woman candidate for the School Board. A colored woman was run by the anti-suffragists and elected by an overWhelming majority. Mrs. Jackson was reelected by the School Board at Emporia. The Republicans generally were successlul in all the elections except where local dissensions prevailed. The Australian-ballot vote is showing up well. There have not been many changes in the present complexion of the city go...
SLOWLY FALLING. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
SLOWLY FALLING. The Mississippi at Helena Recedes Owing to a Break in the Levee. Helena (Arks.), April The river here has fallen au inch, owing to thS break In Austin (Miss.) levee. Rain is falling heavily again and another rise is expected. The stock saved from the II md is suffering terribly and many are dying. Washington, April 2.— The Signal Service Office has Issued a special bulletin, In which it says that notwithstanding the heavy rains there is no likelihood that the Mississippi River will again be as high at New Orleans as it has been this season, owing to the relief given by the crevasses above that point.
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. Berlin, April 2.— Baron Bieberstein has been appointed Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.-. New York, April 2.— Charles Emory Smith, Minister to Russia, sailed on the Trove to-day. Berlin, April 2.— Germany lias accepted England's invitation lor an International Fishery Conference. Salem (Ky.), April 2.— Higbee's flouringniiil fell this morning, killing two men and fatally wounding a third. Liverpool. April 2.— Next Friday, Saturday and Monday will be holidays iv the grain and provision markets. Washington, April 2.— California pensions increase: Patrick J. Mooney, Los Angeles; Sullivan Bugby, Cohassen. Liverpool, April The White Star line's steamer Majestic sailed on her first voyage to-day. Among her passengers was Adams, the American Minister to Brazil. Washington, April 2.— A large delegation of Southern tobacco men appeared before the Ways aud Means Committee today to protest against the new tobacco schedule. New York, April 2.— George'Demarel, a deale...
IDAHO'S CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
IDAHO'S CLAIM. A Strong Plea for Admission to Statehood. The Question of Polygamy Ably Handled , by Delegate Dubois. He Strongly Defends the Clause In the Constitution Depriving Offenders of Political Privileges. Special by the California Associated Press. Washington, April 2.— The House.spent the greater portion of the day in the consideration of the bill for the admission of Idaho as a State. Delegate Dubois 'of Idaho occupied an hour or more in an able speech. He began by asking Congress to divest »its mind of all prejudice for or against Idaho, and to ' consider Idaho's claims as presented, regardless of the claims about the Territory, aud that no partisan consideration enter into the judgment of the members. He paid a glowing tribute to ' the resources and greatness of Idaho, quoting statistics at length to substantiate its claims for admission as a State. Referring to polygamy, he said: "No crime can be greater lv my estimation than to bring children into the world with this b...
A MILITARY REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
A MILITARY REVIEW. Troops to Parade at Washington for the PanAmerican Delegates. Washington, April 2.— Secrotary Proctor has complied with a request received a day or two ago from the Secretary of State that the War Department devise means to give the foreign delegates to tho PanAmerican Congress a view of the military of this country, and he accordingly has issued orders for a parade to be held on the llth of this month by the regular troops ou station here, together with the district militia. The Secretary of the Navy has besn asked to order out the marine guard stationed here and the Marine Band ou this occasion. _ Thorn will thus be a representation of every branch of ■ the service—regular, volunteer and naval— aggregating upward of two thousand men, aud two troops of cavalry from Fort Myer and artillery from the arsenal, a part of which Is dismounted.
AN OCEAN PATROL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
AN OCEAN PATROL. Plan for the Better Protection of the Lives of Atlantic Passengers. * Washington, April Representative Turner ? has introduced a preamble and joint resolution for the better protection of human life on the Atlantic Ocean. It calls attention to the recent accident to the City of Paris, and says that the rivalry between competing lines of steamships is so keen that considerations of safety aud even humanity are olten lost \ sight of, &lt; and holds that better . protection to human: life and property can be ; afforded : by a system of ocean : patrol than :.~ by any other means. Such system of ocean patrol must | necessarily be maintained by different nations, and the bill instructs the President to communicate with foreign powers interested iv transatlantic travel with a view I of securing their co-operation iv the establishment of au efficient system of ocean patrol.
FORTIFICATIONS BILL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
FORTIFICATIONS BILL. Provisions of the Measure Which Has Just . Passed the House. . Washington, April '. 2.— The ,; Fortifications : Bill which ; passed the House yesterday appropriates $4,500,000. '&lt; One million of this is to establish an arsenal, and the remainder ':- of : :,. the appropriation 'isXto *be equally divided ? between ' New f York, San Francisco and Boston.: The bill authorizes the Secretary of I War to appoint a board of three ordnance officers to determine the advisability lof ' establishing a gun-factory at Benicia, Cal., the practicability of obtain-; ing | steel-forgings used: in the building of guns to be placed at fortifications and to l aanTfr-Vfrr-a-A ir nJ s- *&gt; i i fi i iimi ■ --_...- J estimate the cost of the proposed foundry. The bill contains the same provisions regarding Rock Island and Indianapolis. The action of the House is by no means final.
Presidential Nominations. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Presidential Nominations. Washington, April 2.— The " President has sent in the following .nominations: George F. Turritt of Nevada to be SurveyorGeneral of Nevada. ;■ Pension Agents— John G. Mitchell of Ohio at Columbus, Ohio; Edward H. Harvey .of Michigan at Detroit, Mich. Registers of the Laud Office— James F. Fleming of Kansas at Topeka, Kans. ; Henry C. Olney of Colorado at Gunnison, Colo. Receivers of Public Moneys— George C. Taxter of Nevada at Carson City, Nev. ; John J. Lambert of Colorado at Pueblo, Colo. Indian Agents— James McLaughlin of North Dakota at Standing Rock Agency, N. Dak. ; Charles S. Ketoey of Wisconsin at Green Bay Agency, Wis. Alexander F. McMillan of Michigan to be Deputy First Auditor of the Treasury. William W. Winterbotham to be Postmaster at Eau Claire, Wis.
* National Banki. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
* National Banki. Washington, April 2.— The Comptroller of the Currency has authorized the organization of the Washington National Bank of Spokane Falls, Wash., -with 8100,000 capital, and Fred E. Goodall cashier. CM. Byles of Montesuuo, Wash., and associates, have applied to the Comptroller of Currency for authority to organize the First National Bank of Montesauo.
Ordered Into Commission. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Ordered Into Commission. Washington, April 2.— Orders have been issued to have the United States steamer Essex ready to be put in commission on the 23d iust. This vessel Is now at the New York Navy-yard preparing for sea. She will be attached to the South Atlantic station, and will first proceed to the coast of Brazil.
CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
CONGRESS. IHE SENATE. The Montana. Election Case— Report on the Urgent Deficiency Bill. " Washington, April The Senate convened at the usual hour, with ten Senators present Butler raised tbe point of no quorum, and, a call of the Senate being ordered, it was responded to by forty-four Senators, being two more than a quorum. Edmunds reported back the Sherman Trust Bill with a substitute. Mitchell, from the Committee on Claims, reported back favorably a bill for the relief of the heirs of John Roach, deceased. Hale's resolution to return to 11 o'clock as the hour of meeting on and after Monday. April 7th, was amended by Edmunds so as to go into effect on April 14th. After some debate Edmunds' amendment was defeated and the resolution adopted. The conference report on the Urgent Deficiency Bill was presented and agreed to. Tne House recedes from i the disagreement to tho Senate : amendment as to irrigation surveys, with a proviso that no part of the amount be expended in sinking wells ...
A MONETARY CONVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
A MONETARY CONVENTION. The Amended Report Adopted by the Pan-American Congress. Washington, April 2.— The Pan-Ameri-can Conference to-day adopted the amended report of the Committee oil a Monetary Convention. The preamble and recommendation adopted read as follows: " The International American „ Conference is of the opinion that a great advantage would acctue to the commerce between the nations of this continent by the use of a coin, or coins, that would be current at the same value In all the couutries represented in this conference, aud, therefore, recommends: :~ r " That an International American Monetary Union be established. That as a basis of this union an international coin, or coins, be issued which shall be uniform in weight and fineness, and which may be used in all the countries represented in this conference. " That to give full effect to this recommendation there shall meet in Washington a commission composed of one or mare delegates from each nation represented in this...
BURIED" ALIVE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
BURIED" ALIVE. Six Boys Killed by the Caving of a Sand Back. Veknon (Tex.), April 2.— Three sons of R. B. Barksuell, nged 15, 13 and 11 years, and three boys of K. B. Wommack, aged 15, 13 and 12 years, were burled Monday afternoon by the caving of a sand bank, where they were playing. . All were dead when the alarm was given and the sand removed.
Losses by the Cyclone.' [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
Losses by the Cyclone.' y Fayetteville i (Term.), - April j The loss here from the recent cyclone will aggregate $250,000. The Milton College and all the churches and 200 houses are in ruins. The . people are ■ homeless, destitute and suffering. .A subscription was started at Chattanooga to-day for the victims. Aid is •iitif.tA'MjgjSß9laa9aatß9a9BßSSS :