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PI_OI>EI_I_ CAKED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
PI_OI&gt;EI_I_\ CAKED FOR. The Case of Hcmer Brown, Lately of Seattle, Explained. Aleekt LEA iMinn.\ 'April 4.— The facts in the case of Homer Brown of this city, lately of Seattle, Wash., which has attracted so much attention of late, have at last been made public. In 18_6, while living at Sioux City, lowa, he entered 110 acres of land there, mortgaged it and disappeared, being insane. The mortgagee sold the land, and subsequently Brown turned up. His brother, H. D. Brown of this city, took hold of the case, and succeeded in getting the foreclosure set aside on account of his brother's insanity, and the land was sold for quite a sum. This money is on deposit in the bank of 11. 1). Brown.. Co. of this city, and the interest ou it is applied to the support of Homer Brown, who has no family, and who is unquestionably insane. He is now here at tin* residence of 11. 1). Brown, being cared fur, and is wholly unrestrained of his liberty.
A FATAL MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
A FATAL MISTAKE. A Prcminent Man Shot While Attempting to Enter the Wrong* House. Mount "Vernon (N. Y\), April 4.— Much excitement prevailed in this village this morning over the announcement that a bold attempt had been made to assassinate F. W. Chivvis, a well-known citizen of Mount Vernon. The most sensational reports were circulated regarding the shooting, and it was said that Chivvis had been shot down on the highway for the purpose of robbery. Ou investigation it was learned that Chivvis, accompanied by Frank Wright, the principal of a public school in New York, and Brewster Smith, the well-known car-riage-builder of New York, were out to dinner last night and that the shooting occurred while they were returning home. The men were evidently in a merry mood. Chivvis says that he was shot on account of being mistaken for a burglar while attempting to enter the house adjoining his own residence. His condition is serious.
SMUGGLED GLOVES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SMUGGLED GLOVES. United States Consul Dtd.rick Says He Has Unearthed a Gieantic Fraud. New York, April 4. — The Morning Journal says United States Consul Dederick at Leipsic has advised the Customs officials here that he has unearthed a gigantic fraud by which the Government has been cheated out of millions of dollars. The frauds nre said to refer to the enormous importations of gloves from Germany, which . the merchants of New York and other cities have managed to smuggle through without the payment of duties. The cablegram was sent directly to Washington. The Custom-house officials of New York 'only kuow of it through a report which is authenticated, and it created au immense sensation. Collector Lrhardt had heard of the report, but said he never had the least suspicion of anything of the kind. He was utterly at a loss to know how such a gigantic fraud could be successfully carried out and is awaiting further revelations from Washington with impatience.
WANT UNION WORKERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
WANT UNION WORKERS. The Cigar-Makers of Chicago Making War on Certain Factories. Chicago, April 4. — The Cigar-makers' Union has won its fight with the Phoenix factory, and has begun it with a dozen or so of other shops. The Phoenix Factory will resume work Monday as a strictly union shop and at the regulation prices. All open .hops in which union and non-union men -Miave heretofore been allowed to work together will be declared closed by the union, in pursuance of an agreement reached at last night's meeting. There will bo no geueral strike. -* ■
THROWN. INTO A. DITCH. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
THROWN. INTO A. DITCH. A Fast Mail Train Derailed and Several Pai- tengers Irjured. . St. Charles (Mo.), April 4.— As the south-bound Omaha fast mail was rounding a curve near here this morning the train was derailed, five cars going into a ditch. Nobody was killed, but several of the passengers were more or less injured. All the wounded and uninjured were placed on board the St. Louis accommodation train and Were taken to lhat city. The injured are being attended by physicians en route.
SHOT THE INFORMERS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SHOT THE INFORMERS. Illicit Distillers Wreak Vengeance on Agents of the Revenue Service. Cincinnati, , April 4.— A ; special from FJemingsburg says j lawlessness has again appeared In Rowan ; County, Ky., growing out of the manufacture of illicit whisky. The revenue officer made a sweep, destroy- Ing all the stills. For giving information Edward Cooper, Sam Cooper, Burt Baugartner, George Hogg (son of Sheriff Hiram Hogg), Roberts aud Evan were shot, Hogg and Roberts fatally.
RHODE: ISLAND ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
RHODE: ISLAND ELECTION. Twenty Members of ths Assembly to Be Voted For. Providence, April 4.— The official count in Newport reveals the fact that there is no election for the First Representative or the Fourth. This makes twenty-eight members of the Assembly to be elected. Of these the Republicans need ten with the sitting Lieutenant-Governor, i The Democrats need nineteen to secure control of the General Assembly, which elects the State officers. There are many surprises in the election under the ballot-icfcrm law, and the result will •be • mixed ■ delegations from several cities and town. . Nearly everybody, however, is of the opinion that the law Is a success, and it is disliked only by those individuals who either wish to buy or sell votes. The large total vote cast— 42, effectually disposes of the sensational reports that illiterate votes were shut out by the provisions of the law. All classes praise the system. The Board of Aldermen completed the official count of the city of ...
CHICAGO BUCKET-SHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
CHICAGO BUCKET-SHOPS. The Telegraph Compinies Take a Hand in the Fight. Chicago, April 4.— The telegraph companies took a hand in the Board of Trade bucket-shop tight to-day by raising the rates on commercial messages 60 per cent. The companies claim that the increased cost of handling messages necessitated the change, but a member of the Hoard of Trade claims that the change was made in retaliation for thu order . removing telegraph companies from the floor of the exchange. This being Good Friday both the board and stock exchange were closed.
RAILROAD TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
RAILROAD TOPICS. Bitter Feeling Aroused Among Western Railroad Managers. NEW York, April 4.-George K. Gould arrived home to-day. He left his father in " the City of Mexico. Iv an interview he said: "The alliance between the Union Pacific and Chicago and Northwestern has aroused a bitter feeling among Western railroad man agers. The St. Paul aud Bock Island companies are particularly incensed. In consequence the Presidents' agreement has gene to pieces, I doubt very much whether the efforts to make a new arrangement will amount to much. Uutil the Union PacificNorthwestern traffic contract is rescinded I do not thiuk there will he a complete settlement of tho Western rate trouble." Chicago, April 4.— There arose a hitch in the proceedings of the committee having in charge the reorganization of the Interstate Commerce Kailway Association yes-' terday by the receipt of a telegram from *■-** officers of the Missouri Pacific, saying that they would not join' any association that recognize...
INSTANTLY KILLED. ? [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
INSTANTLY KILLED. ? A School-Teacher Bhot by an Indiai Wlc Commits Suicide. Omaha, April 4.— A special from Pine Bidge Agency says that a young schoolteacher named Frank E. Lewis was shot and instantly killed by Eagle Horse, a young Indian, who then killed himself. Lewis was a teacher In the Government day school. Eagle Horse is said to have been insane. The two men had never met before. Lewis was riding home from school when the Indian shot him through the back of the head with a rillc.
-♦ FIGHTING SI'RECKELS. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
-♦ FIGHTING SI'RECKELS. The Sneer Trust Shipping Goods at Seduced fines. Pittsburg, April 4.— The sugar trust is shipping 4000 barrels of sugar from New York to this city, at 12 cents per 100 pounds freight. This is 3 conts below the regularly quoted rate and 1 cent less than from Philadelphia, which is ninety miles nearer. It is done to cut Philadelphia and outside refineries out of the Pittsburg market.
.» FAVORS A REDUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
.» FAVORS A REDUCTION. A Lawrence Millman Declares Against Free Wool. Boston, April 4. — Henry Sallonstall, Treasurer of the Pacific Mills at Lawrence, is not a member of the new " Wool-con-sumers' Association," which has declared for free wool, lie is in favor of a revision of the tariff in the direction of reduced or ml valorem duties upon wools, but does not think the time has come for free wool.
Star Tips. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Star Tips. New York, April 4.— Star tips at Gutt'hbtirg— race, Ban Lassie or Autumn Leaf; Second race, lago or Prince Howard; third race. Oarsman or Steve Jerome; fourth race. King Ilazcin or Bradford; fifth race. Reecho or Wahoo; sixth race, Maia or Jim dates. At Washington— First race, Helen Wallace filly or Captain Wegener; second race. Little Ella or Pall Mall; third race. San Jose or Nina W; fourth race, Carrie Gor Iceberg; fifth race, Jim Murphy or King Idler; sixth race, Tom Kearus or Manhattan.
Carpenters Preparing to Strike. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Carpenters Preparing to Strike. Chicago, April 4.— The Knights of Labor Carpenters, forming Assemblies Nos. 6570, 9272 and 9307, met to-night and confirmed the action of their delegates taken on Thursday at the Uuited States Carpenters' Union. They also decided to strike Monday; so will all other carpenters if the bosses refuse to grant the demands of the men or submit to arbitration.
A Thieving Deputy Sheriff. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
A Thieving Deputy Sheriff. New York, April 4.— Deputy Sheriff Kaufman has been arrested on an indictment for grand larceny, and charged with stealing three silk shirts, eight pairs of silk stockings and other dry goods valued at SIOO, from the establishment of Levi M. Bates, while it was in the Sheriff's hands. He was released on $5000 bail.
A Soap Manufacturer Sn.d. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
A Soap Manufacturer Sn.d. New York, April Wilson __ Hedenburg, commi-slon brokers, have entered suit for $10,000 against Charles I. Higgins, the great soap manufacturer. - The brokers were tlio agents for an English syndicate, which wanted to buy a controlling interest In Htggitis'l plant. Hlgglns accepted the terms and later reconsidered. -