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THE HAKKASSKD WITNESS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
THE HAKKASSKD WITNESS. A Fanny Scene That Took Place ln an English Court. An action was brought against the owner of a wagon, which, by the reckless driving of the wagoner, had forced a poor donkey against a wall, and there pressed the poor creature to death. Compensation was therefore sought by its proprietor for the loss of the animal and its services. The trial caused much mirth. The principal witness for the plaintiff wis the driver of the donkey, who. feeling himself very much browbeat .... by the defendant's counsel, became exceedingly .- nervous- ana contused in his evidence, which he gave with his eyes on the ground. He , was several times reprimanded by the judge for not looking in the faces of those by whom he was interrogated, and was desired to hold up his head. The. poor fellow's embarrassment Increased upon every reproof and the opposing counsel (who had a powerful cast iv his eye) was particularly severe with him, repenting the judge's injunction several times, saying...
INEXPENSIVE SWEETS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
INEXPENSIVE SWEETS. More Indigestible Than Corn _ Beef and Cabbage or Beefsteak Pie. The dainty and expensive sweets known as preserved violets, which the esthetic maiden dotes on, or pretends to, are very easily and simply prepared. Boil one pound of loaf sugar in as much water as it will absorb until, when dropped into cold water, : it becomes hard and brittle.. Throw the violets —which should be of the large double variety and with no stems— into the syrup, a few at a time, and keep them in -until, the. sugar boils again. Stir the sugar round the edge of the pan until It is white and grains, then gently stir tbe flowers about until the sugar leaves them. Drain them on a fine white cloth and set them on a sieve to dry in a slightly waim oven, turning them carefully two or : three times, and watching them lest they cool before they dry. The expense is very slight, and all the* lavender luncheons and heliotrope teas can be completed with the purple sweets that are more indigestible,...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
OBITUARY. SELINA C. MERRILL* • Mrs. Selina C. Merrill died at her home, 1443 Linden street, Oakland, yesterday morning, at the advanced age of 86 years and 6 months. Deceased leaves three children, W. 8., I. X. and M. 11. Merrill. She was the grandmother of Rev. G. H. Merrill, pastor of the Market-street Congregational Church of Oakland. JAMES H. HANSON. - James H. Hanson, a pioneer of Yuba County, died at his residence in Hanson- &lt; ville on Monday evening. This town is twenty-eight miles from Marysville, and was first settled in 1851 by the deceased, after whom it was named. Hanson at one time represented Yuba County in the Legislature. JAMES S. MOORE. James S. Moore, a pioneer of this State, died at his home in this city last Tuesday morning at the age of 61. Mr. Moore came here from Xew York in the early days and was for many years book-keeper for C. Adolphe Low &amp; Co. He was also . a member of the Volunteer Fire Department. GENERAL THOMAS C. ANDERSON. Gener...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
BIRTHS— MARRIAGES— DEATHS. [Birth, marriage and death notices sent by mall will not he Inserted. They must be handed In at either ot the publication offices and be Indorsed with the name and residence of persons authorized to have the same published. BORN EGGEKS— In this city. March 30, 1890, to the wire of Charles Kggers, a daughter. FRANK— In this city. April 2,1890, to the wife of Clements N. Prank, a daughter. M AKKS-in Los Gatos, April 2, 1890, to the wife of Isaac Marks, a son. SILBERSTEIN— In this city, April 2, 1890, to the wife of Max .Sllberstein, a daughter. COHEN-In this city. March 31, 1890, to the wife of " Nathan Cohen, a daughter. It KAKKK— In this city, April 2, 1890, to the wife of Michael Kraker, a daughter. UELLbEItU— In tblsclty, March 28, 1890, to the wife of Henry Hellberg, a daughter. WITTMANN— In this city, to the wife of Joseph Wlttiuauu, a daughter. SIIKRHUKN'E- In this city. March 22, to tbe wife of J. N. Sherburne, a daughter. M4K.HIBD. ANDERSON— NILSSON...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
HOEV-In this city. April 1, 1890, Eugene, beloved husband of Jennie Hoey and brother of John Hoey, a native of County Monagban, Ireland, aged 44 years. [Portland (Oregon) papers please copy.] • .' J9"Frlen_ and acquaintances and those of his brother John are respectfully Invited .to attend the • funeral Tills DAY (Thursday), . at 10 0 clock a. ii., from 1315 Devlsadero streo*, between Ellis and O'Farreil. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.- - -.-; - .~j|_qpi^___*____a__*i_'**____ji GRADY-In this city. April* 1, 1890, Margaret, be- . loved wife of Thomas Urady, a native of Galway, County Galway, Ireland, aged 33 years. '. , SfrVrlends and acquaintances are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral THIS DAY (Thursday), at 2 o'clock; p. m., from her late residence, Grant alley, between Guerrero and Dolores, Fifteenth and Sixteenth streets. Interment Mount Calvary Cemetery. •• VfILSOH—ITt this city, April 1, 1890, at his late residence, 2507 Clay street, Captain Charles Wilson, a native of...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 3 April 1890
_______—_______« 2y MISCELLANEOUS^ HIT WM. RADAM'S T_ Microbe killeß fIITITI CITTT.Ti' HARMLESS, MARVELOUS XAHH, X i nn. IN RESULTS.. A pamphlet UU.l _l| IJUIIIJ, sent rree giving valuable Information and many local testimonials. *.- If Not Well, Investigate tbfs Remedy. Mam's Me filler Co., 1332 Market Slrel, S. F. ; ■ ■ - mr22eodBp tf v' . __^_ j__Spffi WHOLESALE! Our entire stock of Ladies' Cloaks, including the latest Spring styles in LADIES' NEWMARKETS, CONNKMAKAS, SILK DUSTERS, HM| SILK WRAPS, CLOTH AND SEALETTE JACKETS, Etc., Will be' sold BELOW WHOLESALE FEICE on account of retiring from business. CHAS. MAYER &amp; SOI 560 MARKET STREET, ■ Between First' and Second, Upstairs. , mr 9 SnTuTh tf ■ .■ F'y?ymy^?^mm r COKS__PTIOIT CAN _3 CTj__D. TOE. Oa-^laiLa BS 1 „_ ■ ■ B For tha ALSftl m Cores Coughs, Colds, Pne _no*_a,Con* " - sumption. Bronchial Difficulties, Bronchitis, Hoarseness, Asthma,' Croup, Whooping Cough, Influenza, and all . Diseases of the Breathing Organs....
A CLEVER RUSE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
A CLEVER RUSE. A Daring Scheme to Rob. a Chicago Jeweler. I Clerk Assaulted While Showing Some Diamonds at the Palmer House. -.'-■.- , lie Is Decoyed to One cf the Rooms' and • Knocked Down— His Assailant. Landed ln Prison. . * Special by the California Associate- Press. Chicago, April 3.— Sunday night a man giving the name of It. A. Allen registered at the Palmer House and went away. He did not show up again until to-day, when he sent several notes to different jewelers, among whom was Hyuian, Berg &amp; Co., requesting thtm to send to his room some diamond rings and pins, saying _ that he would leave to-night for Louisville and that lie had sprained his ankle. He said he wanted a ring to cost $125 and a pin not to exceed $65. ._ -' . The firm became suspicious upon reading ihe note, and sent over to the hotel a clerk named William A. Bigler, who talked with Allen. He claimed that lie wanted the ring and pin for a present to a party at Louisville. The clerk went back to the...
..-' RHODE ISLAND ELECTION". [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
..-' RHODE ISLAND ELECTION". Davis Still Leading His Republican Opponent by a Slight Mej-rity. Providence (R. D.April The vote so far as counted gives Ladd (R.) fur Govern* 19,217; Davis (D.X 2C. 667; Larry (P.), 1767; and Ctiace (U.), 773 votes. The Legislature Is doubtful. Providence gives Ladd 6566; Davis, 7835. The vote for Attorney-General stands: Rogers (R.), 18.986; Slocum (D.), 20,1.4; Blodgett (P.), 1856. Slocum lacks 718 of the requisite majority. The next Legislature as for as chosen stands: Senate—Republican, 21; Democrats, 11; to be chosen, 4. House — Republicans, 24; Democrats, 25; to be Chosen, 23. ■ ■ Nkwpokt, April 3.— The latest returns from Providence show that no member on the legislative ticket was elected there. The complexion of the Legislature depends on that district as well as the choice of Governor. News fro-n various parts of the State fully confirm the earlier reports that the outlook is that the Legislature will be Republican, and that Governor Ladd wil...
'SWINDLING SCHEMES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
'SWINDLING SCHEMES. Eastern Sharps at Work in Kansas and . Epckane Falls. Lockport (N. Y.j, April Swindlers have been working the West claiming to . have Lockport as their headquarters. : Cashier' Arnold of the Merchants' Bank here has received dispatches from Kansas ; nnd .Spokane Falls asking if the firm of William U. Bradley — Co., who had drawn on the Fourth National Rack of New York for the amounts of $400 and $1200 respectively, were safe ana responsible. No such firm exists here. From the tone of the dispatches it is evident the Western people are beiug badly swindled, and quite extensively too. -
MISSOURI CRUSADERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
MISSOURI CRUSADERS. . They Open the Campaign With a Raia on Beer-Barrels. Kansas City, April 3.— Farmlngton dlspatoh says: This morning the crusaders, headed by Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Foster, opened their campaign here. Armed w ith hammers, they stopped Thompson's beer-wagon and smashed six barrels, emptying the beer Into the street. The women then took possession of the wagon and started for Delassus, four miles south of here, where a car-load of beer belonging to the Klausmann Brewery Company was side-tracked. They intended to destroy all of it. The salooniuen here are expecting a visit from the crusaders.
A DISASTROUS ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
A DISASTROUS ACCIDENT. Years of Labor Lost on a Hew York Ha.bor Tunnel. New York, April 3.— A hole which accidentally burned through the roof of the caisson of the huge North River Tunnel has caused the flooding of the tunnel. The engines are unable to expel the watt/. The accident reaches the magnitude of a disaster. Ills feared a new start will have to be made from the New York end, in which case years of work are lost. The tunnel Is now 2000 feet long from the New Jersey end, but only 150 feet long from the New York end, yet this represents the work of years, great engineering difficulties having been encountered.
ENGLISH CAPITA [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
ENGLISH CAPITA A Number of Paper Manufactories Purchased by a Syndicate. Lockport (N. V.), April 3.— The Remington Paper Company of Watertown, the Hudson River Pulp and Paper Company at Palmers Falls, the Glens Falls Paper Manufacturing Company and the Rochester Paper Company's mills, with a combined capacity of 103 tons per day, have passed into an English syndicate's hands. The purchase price is 000,000. The main office will be in New York.
A DESPERATE PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
A DESPERATE PRISONER. He Kills ah Officer and Seriously Wounds Anothrr in an Attempt to Escape Chattanooga (Term.), April 3— Richard Cattren, while resisting arrest last night, shot and killed Deputy Sheriff Georgo Gibson and seriously wounded . Deputy Hosett. While endeavoring to escape Cattran was shot by Deputy Dow through the bowels and may die. A warrant was out against him for highway robbery. ■ » — .
COUNTERFEITERS ARRESTED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
COUNTERFEITERS ARRESTED. A Buff do Newspaper Reporter in the Bole of o ° a Detective. Buffalo. April 3.— A gang of counterfeiters were arrested last night through the clever work of Reporter Newton of the Times. Newton met Charles Melran some months ago, who introduced him to Ed- ° . ' -iTTiI .Hlla-,.— aa, — law laial .■ i I" ' ward Sylvester, Harry Lane ' and Lizzie Clark. Three weeks since Newton discovered that they were counterfeiters. The reporter joined the gang, Teamed their secrets and became a sbover of '■ the queer himself. A week ago he notified Police Superintendent Morin, and Government Detectives Boggs and Franklin arrested the gang and captured the molds, a lot of counterfeiting apparatus and a quantity of spurious bills. The gang has been operating for years. The reward of $1000, which was offered for the apprehension of the gang, will probably go to Newton.
THE CHICAGO PLUMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
THE CHICAGO PLUMBERS. No Indications of a Compromise Between Strikers and Employers. Chicago, April 3.— The white-winged angel of peace which yesterdey hovered over the master plumbers and their striking employes has disappeared, and In her place is the figure of Finkerton men. The master plumbers claim that the strikers are Intimidating men who refused to strike, hence their request for Pinkerton men. The strikers deny this and claim that the hiring of special police is simply a bluff : Both sides are firm in their determination to hold out, and the fight promises to be a long oue. The Master Carpenters' Association has decided, in view of a threatened strike, to make eight hours a day's work and pay 35 cents per hour, and the men will be informed of this on pay-day, Friday. The carpenters' demands are for 40 cents an hour and eight hours, and if the advice of conservative men is taken these terms will be accepted and no strike will occur. The probabilities of a general cigar-mak-e...