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Short of Provisions. – [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Short of Provisions. - Halifax, April 4.— The steamer Utopia, with 535 steerage passengers from Mediterranean ports for New York, has arrived here short of coal and provisions. She had a stormy passage for nineteen days. The last bullock on board had been killed and nearly all used. The last barrel of flour was nearly exhausted when the steamer reached port.
THE TARIFF QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
THE TARIFF QUESTION. Pan-American Congress Solves a Difficult Problem. Washington, April 4.— The Star tonight says: The publication of the scheme lor developing reciprocity with South American couutries as the result of the Pan-American Congress, which has been in session in Washington during the past winter, has precipitated a revolution of the plan, which Is now being talked of in the House and tbe Senate, by which the PanAmerican Congress is expected to solve one of the chief difficulties of the Republican party In the discussion of the tariff question. The Americau delegates to the Congress have been sounding the members of the Senate recently to learn as far as possible with what reception the reciprocity treaty would be received at the hands of the Senate. • The result lias been altogether favorable, and as a consequence the Republican members of the Ways and Means Committee, before handing in the bills prepared by them, restored the duty which they had originally agreed to pl...
SARAH'S LAST HIT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SARAH'S LAST HIT. Haranconrt's Passion Play Recited in Evening Dress and Scores a Success. Paris, April 4.— flarancourt's passion play, which was to have been given on the stage in costume, was recited tonight at the Cirque d'Hiver by Sarah Bernhardt, Philllppe Gamier. and other members of the Porte St. Martin Company in evening dress. Bernhardt wore a costume all white, sober and plain, but becomingly arranged. She recited the language allotted to . the Virgin with solemn pathos. Her assistants read ' their lines— with - dignity. — The S performance was made less monotonous by the admirable music of the orchestra under Lamoreaux, which accompanied at many points the spoken words and played in the intervals. The performance was a success. All were enchanted with Bernhardt's rendition.
CANADA'S DILEMMA. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
CANADA'S DILEMMA. Bitter Opposition to the Proposed Increase in the Tariff. Ottawa. April 4.— ln the tariff debate In Parliament last night Mr. Ellis, the member lrom St. Johu. N. 8., said that owing to the increased burdens the Government was placing on the people of the maritime provinces he did not think It worth while for New Brunswick to remain in the Confederation. Hon. Peter Mitchell received a telegram signed by all the lumber merchants in his county— Northumberland, New Brunswick— Liberals and Conservatives condemning additional taxation upon flour, beef, pork, hardware and clothing. In addition, dispatches from British Columbia stated that the newspapers of that province, regardless of political bias, condemn the tariff increases as unjust and oppressive.
HEAVY RAINS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
HEAVY RAINS. Another Storm Sweeps Over th? Lower Missis- sippi Valley. New Orleans, April 4.— Dispatches received here report that within the i ast two days unusually heavy rains have fallen throughout the lower Mississippi, Tensas. Ouachita and Red Kiver valleys, generally accompanied by severe winds. The heaviest rainfall for the year occurred at Bastrop last night All the small streams are greatly swollen and several bridges have been carried away. The indications point to serious inundations of the lower country. Advices from Arkansas City state that a heavy wind-storm prevailed there last night, where the houses are flooded to a depth of twelve feet. Two churches and three or four residences were blown from their foundation. Government boats are bringing colored families and their goods from the opposite side of the river, where they had been driven from their homes by the flood. Several hundred such refugee's are now being housed In a large building that has been secured by Ca...
DENIES THE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
DENIES THE STORY. A Pittsburg Agent Says He Was Not Informed of 6preckeis' Business. New York, April 4.— W. A. Robinson, agent of a Pittsburg tobacco manufacturer, says regarding Spreckels' story: "Stimpson s statement that he communicated to ■me the workings of Spreckels' business either in business, In confidence or under any oilier circumstances is absolutely untrue.
A DENUNCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
A DENUNCIATION. Bitter Attack on tie New Chinese Bill. The New York Sun Calls It Shameless and Oppressive. . Need of a Revision of the Statutes Referring to Immigration— Sullivan Willing to Meet Corbett. Special by the California Associated Press. New York, April 4.— Concerning the Chinese Enumeration Bill now before the 'House, the Sun editorially says: "It is one of the most shameless and oppressive measures ever introduced in Congress. Indiscriminate Immigration may become mischievous and- the country tins already received more than its fair share of the indigent, diseased and immoral population of other lands. The day has come when the flow in this direction may be checked. There is no doubt that our statutes in reference to immigration need revision, ncr that the country will be benefited by the exclusion of all foreigners of pauper mid criminal description. But this should be dove without violating any treaty stipulation or outraging the rigiitsof those who are already settled...
WILL. ACCOMMODATE COBBETT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
WILL. ACCOMMODATE COBBETT. The Big Fellow Thinks Kilrain a Better Man Than the Califrrnian. New York, April 4.— The Sun's Boston special contains an interview with Sullivan in which the pugilist, in referring to Corbett, said: "If he is anxious to get a whack at me, I will accommodate him. I'll give him four rounds if some club will put up a $1000 purse, the winner to take all. If I can't knock him out in four rounds be Is entitled to the whole purse. If I succeed I'll take it all. I don't care how big the gloves are. I guess he'll think they're small enough before four rounds are over." Sullivan was in a very chatty mood, and gave his impressions about Corbett in the following terms: "That go between Kilrain and Corbett offered no fair comparison between the men. Corbett was sparring, Awhile Kilrain was lying back for. a knock-out blow and paid no attention to the lighter taps which counted for points, but which did not amount to anything. Corbett, on the other hand, jumped in and ...