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BAD AS THE BENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
BAD AS THE BENDERS. A Colorado Family Charged With a Number cf Atrocious Murders. Kit Caksox (Colo.), April 3.— Five 3"ears ago Frank and Grocian Chleboard settled near Atwood, and were afterward joined by their father an-i mother, two sisters and Joe. In 1887 the mother died suddenly and was buried by the family in great haste. About a year later the father disappeared, and was gone several weeks before it was known in 'neighborhood. On December 25. 1889, Mary, the wife of Grecian Chleboard, whipped Joe severely. He complained to a neighbor's boy, saying that if they punished him again he would tell how Grocian and Mary had killed his mother. On the afternoon of December 26th Mary got a couple of apples, one of which she eat herself and gave the other to Joe. Alter eating, the boy was seized with convulsions, and the rigidity character—tic of strychnine poisoning was manifest. . Then Grecian took the boy on his back and took the road toward town. He was met by a neighbor, who inqui...
UNDER WATER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
UNDER WATER. Many Plantations Inundated for the First Time— Tents Asked For. Greenville (Miss.), April 3.— Dispatches state that the plantations on both sides of Deer Creek, which have always been considered above high-water mark and were never submerged, are now inundated, the flood there being the highest on record. New Orleans, April 3.— The latest advices from Arkansas City state that the river is falling. At other points along the Mississippi, however, the floods continue. The tracks of the Arkansas Valley Railroad are submerged for many miles, and passengers are being transferred from point to point in boats. Vicksbuko (Miss.), April 3.— The Relief Committee at Areola, Miss., has asked for a lot ol tents for the homeless. The plantations on Bayou Vidal in Louisiana are being overflowed. The levees en the Tensas front, near St. Joseph, are holding out well, but there is great apprehension that the return of water from the Yazoo crevasses will cause a heavy rise, In which case n...
SULLIVAN AND JACKSON. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
SULLIVAN AND JACKSON. Purse Raised for a Contest Between the Great Pugilists. New York, April 3.— At a meeting of the Puritan Athletic Club of Long Island City to-night, a committee was instructed to offer a purse of 520.000 for a battle between John L. Sullivan and Peter Jackson. The purse will be deposited with Richard K. Fox, the contest to take place within three months of the signing of articles. The club also gives a purse of SSOOO for Joe McAuliffe and John L. Sullivan to contend for. In regard to Sullivan it is certain the champion will agree to meet Jackson, but may not be ready to do so now. There seems to be no prospect of a go between John L. and Corbett, as the latter wants to return to California in a few weeks.
"WIRE TAPPED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
"WIRE TAPPED. Efforts of the Chi citrn Bucket-Shops to Secure Stock Quotations. Chicago, April 3.— The managers of the Board of Trade discovered to-day that the wire to Milwaukee was being tapped by the bucket-shops. The telegrapher who was furnishing them quotations secretly was also discovered and discharged.
IN RUINS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
IN RUINS. The Old Greeley Homestead Destroyed by Fire. Narrow Escape of the Servants From a Most Horrible Death. Description of the Residence of the States-man-Editor During the Declining ' •Years of His Life. _ Special by the California Associated Press. Chappaqua, April Tne Horace Greeley homestead has been burned. The servants had a narrow escape. The loss is about $10,000; fully, insured. The house was occupied by Miss Gabrielle Greeley. Chappaqua, the home of Horace Greeley during the last twenty-fire or thirty years of his life, and since that time the residence of bis only surviving daughter, Miss Gabrielle Greeley, is in Westchester County, about twenty miles distant from the City Hall, Xew York. The house, which was a two-story, French-roof structure, with wide verandas on three sides, had been changed but little since the death of the statesmaneditor. The library possessed more historical interest than any other room in the house. It was well-furnished with substantial lea...
A REVOLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
A REVOLUTION. Serious Trouble Reported in One of the Mexican States. Mexico, April 3.— is reported that a revolution has broken out near Iguala, hi the State of Guerrero, the government of which is unpopular. Some infantry and a regiment of soldiers have been dispatched there.
RUSSIAN STUDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
RUSSIAN STUDENTS. ' Their Outbreak the Result of the Arbitrary Spirit of the New Statutes. St. Petersburg, April 3.— The Curator of the university has attempted to calm tne excitement among the students, but with uo success. A detachment of the police has therefore been placed on permanent duty at the university. While the arrests of students at the Military Academy and Academy of Medicluare being made bodies of Cossacks aud gendarmes surround the building. The movement has no connection with politics, but is chiefly the outcome of discontent arising from the reaction and arbitrary spirit of the uew university statutes which have takeu the place of the liberal regulations in force during the reign of Alexander 11. The university is still open, the Government having refrained from carrying out the determination to close the institution because the final examinations of students were about to take place.
THE CZAR'S CONDITION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
THE CZAR'S CONDITION. A Growing Belief That an Attempt Has Been Kadi to Poison H:m. London, April 3.— The belief that an attempt has been made on the life of the Czar Is gaining ground. It Is impossible to obtain any facts from St. Petersburg, as the most rigorous cen-sor-hip is exercised over all telegrams, and nothing can he sent except what is approved by the Government officials. The great precautious taken merely strengthen the belief that the Czar is in a dangerous condition and that he is afflicted with no ordinary malady, It is the general belief that an attempt has been made to poison him aud that it has been partly successful. a&gt;
STARVATION AT SEA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
STARVATION AT SEA. The Steamer Southga.e Breaks Her Shaft and Pr*vis one Give Our. Halifax, April 3.— Tl.e brigantine Alejo reports that on Monday, while south of The Georges, she signaled the sleimer Southgate, from riacenlla, N. l-\, for New York, flying the signal "i in mediate assistance wanted." Her crew was starving, her shaft was broken and she hud been helpless for a number of days. The captain warned two tugs to tow him. The Alejo supplied provisions and proceeded on her way. The steamer Harlan will search for the Southgate, which is in ballast.
CAMERON'S SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
CAMERON'S SCHEME. Carrier r.g.-ns to Be Utilized to Give Warnin*?- of ihe merits of Pinchers. Kingston (Ont,), April 3.— General Cameron of the Royal Engineers, commandant of the Royal Military College here. Is organizing a system ol messenger pigeon stations ' throughout Canada. He proposes that Canadian cruisers utilize pigeons by having stations along the coast, and thus communicating news of poachers and fishing vessels. They might also give notice of their whereabouts without putting into port. He proposes a chain of twenty stations from Windsor to Halifax.
DUKE OF LiAUENItERG. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
DUKE OF LiAUENItERG. The Emperor Insists Upon Bismarck Acceptin the Fullered Title. Berlin", April 3.— The Vosslsche Zeitung says: At the farewell interview between the Emperor and Bismarck the latter declined the dukedom of Lauenberg, declaring his desire to live in history under the family name he had made historical. The Emperor insisted that the honor was Irrevocable, and agreed that the Prince need not personally bear the title of Duke.
SERVIA AN D BULGARIA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
SERVIA AN D BULGARIA. An Assertion That Dip . inatic Relations Have Been Severe.!. London, April 3.— The Vienna correspondent of the Times declares that diplomatic relations between Servia aud Bulgaria have already been severed. • Sofia, April 3.— The report of a rupture between Bulgaria and Servla is officially declared to be untrue.
A Thief Captured. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 4 April 1890
A Thief Captured. Tegucigalpa (Honduras), April 3.—Edmund Crawford, who stole a package containing $41,000 which was entrusted to him to carry from the American Exchange Bank office to the Adams Express office In New York on May 4, 1888, was captured to-day at Santa Barbara, He has confessed his crime, nnd implicated two others. The money is all gone.