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THE POND CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
THE POND CLUB. It Declares Itself ._•_ .in»t Corrupt mid Atxre-ilve Trusts. The members of the Pond Democratic Club installed their newly elected officers last evening. These are: J. J. Meeban, President; Dr. XV. D. McCarthy, First and and J. Fenlon, Second Vice-Presidents; M. F. Donleavy, Recording, E. P. E. Troy, Corresponding, and Dr. J. M. Quigiey, Financial Secretaries; Dennis Buckley, Treasurer; Charles Rambert, Sergeant-at-Arms. The Finance Committee reported the funds of the club to be in a most promising condition, and that the treasury warranted the club in taking an active and leading part in Uie coming campaign. Pursuant to a motion Frederick Kaufman, M. F. Donleavy, E. P. E. Troy, M. C. Gorliam and Dennis Buckley were appointed a committee to secure Metropolitan Hall for massmeetings. E. P. E. Troy introduced resolutions, viewing with "profound alarm the vast aggregation of capital now being gathered together for the purpose of making war upon their fellow-citizens enga...
BLOOD-HORSE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
BLOOD-HORSE RACES. The Director-* Decide That All Stable* \ -lUHt Have Colors. A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Blood-horse Association was held last evening at the Palace Hotel, to arrange for the races next Saturday. A rule was adopted providing that all stables must have racing colors, and all horses must, without exception, be ridden under those colors. Under authority of the board, Jack Edgar will assume charge of the track and stables on Mouday. The board did not select a starter. It has an excellent man in view, and has made a proposal to him which he has not yet accepted. The board resolved to wait until he is heard from.
Y. -I. C. A. Annual Merlin?. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Y. -I. C. A. Annual Merlin?. At the regular annual meeting of the incorporators of the Young Men's Christian Association these Trustees were elected for the ensuing year: A. B. Forbes, President; J.J. Valentine, Secretary; K. B. For man, George XV. Gibbs, L. B. Benchley, Henry Mahan, Benjamin C. "Wright, Wick B. Parsons, Monroe Greeuwood, Ira P. Rankin, and John F. Merrill, Treasurer. - -it was staled that $97,500 had been subscribed toward the new building, to be erected on the corner of Ellis and Mason streets, and ground would be broken as soon as the amount reached $150,000.
Forty-eighth I'U.rlcl _>einocr„ts. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Forty-eighth I'U.rlcl _&gt;einocr„ts. A meeting of the Forty-eighth Assembly" District Democratic Club .was held last evening at Roland's Hall, corner of Twen-ty-eighth and Church I streets, Peter Nolan presiding, and twenty-three members in attendance. The meeting was briefly addressed by Messrs. Joseph Kester, Eugene llcardon and John Kelly. $ggßj Asthmatic Troubles,' Pleurisy Pains and Inflamed Throats are overcome and healed by Dr. 1). Jayne's Expectorant fifty years au approved stand-by for all Coughs aud Colds. *
ACROSS THE BAY. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
ACROSS THE BAY. The Filtration of Contra Costa Water Again Urged. Poultice Pavers at War— Castings for the . ; Navy-Yard— A Fire at the Pier-The Newly Appointed Postmaster. •The Oakland Board of Health has held a secret session and has affirmed its belief that the water company should be required to purify its water. It being rumored that one of the officers connected with the board had asserted that Oakland water is "not"' bad, the following preamble aud resolutions were presented and alter a loug discussion adopted: WiiKiti-.-s, It lias been asserted by a certain person connected with the city government, that an attache ol lin* Board ol Health has Mimed that llie board did not reKularly pass and order transmitted lo llie t'lly Council Hie resolution of December 13. 188U, condemning, as unwholesome, unsanitary and deleterious to bealtn, the water furnished tins cily by the Contra Costa Water Company, and requesting llie City Council to compel the Contra Costa Water Company lo prop...
-,0-N-COMS DRILLED. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
-,0-N-COMS DRILLED. Major Sulli*. .111 Again Warn* the Absent Shirkers. About 70 per cent of the non-coms of the First lufautry Segment, _.. G. C, assembled last evening at the Market-street armory for Instruction under Major Sullivan. Guard was mounted twice, with a different set of officers on each occasion. First Sergeants bringind on the details and also going through the performance of inspecting them before doing so. The first guard mount was very sloppily done, almost every one being guilty of some act of commission or omission which tended to mar the ceremony when considered as a whole. The second attempt was a great improvement and yet fair only. After this, the corporals were practiced in the posting of sentries and the taking out of reliefs, which was not badly done. The roll of non-coms was called after the drill by the Sergeant-Major, and commenting upon the absentees, the Major gave warning that upon another failure in this respect the warrants of the shirkers would be...
Progr.-- E-tlm-trs and Warrants. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Progr.-- E-tlm-trs and Warrants. At the meeting of the new City Hall Commissioners yesterday morning, progress estimates were finally passed as follows: In favor of McCann &amp; Hiddell. for $3960 89; McGowan &amp; Butler, $4850 »&lt;.) ; George Goodman, $]&lt;_-&gt; 97; M. J. Ilealy &amp; Co., _.38C_ 07* Hughes &amp; Foster, 82.2. 72, ami Calvin Nutting &amp; Son, $____ 20. On motion, warrants were audited in favor of P. H. Jackson and J. T. Wright for $150 each for services as experts on the steel work on the northeast wing.
IKtiyiOlS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
IKtiyiOlS CLUB. R_*nlntion_ on the Keith of Colonel .Don-_ut&lt; — New Clubs. The regular bi-monthly meeting of the Iroquois Club was held last night at 90. ._ Market street, 1.. J. Welch presiding. The Finance Committee reported the amount in the Building Fund as follows: Donation of J. V. Coleman, 1475; receipts of Tivoii benefit, $270; donation of George Hearst, $225; Edwin Lewis, $75; Max Pop-' per, $7."*; total, Sll2O. The following resolutions in regard to the death of the late Colonel J. Mervyn Donahue were adopted: Besotted, That In the death of J. M. Donahue this club has lost a faithful and efficient friend and member, whose influence and active co-op-eration could always be depended on to further Its Interests. Besotted, Further, that we tender bis family cur sincere sympathy tv their sad bereavement. The Finance Committee were instructed to prepare and have printed curds for tlio use of members who are on the road or intend to visit other clubs of like order. J. ...
ALONG THE RAIL. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
ALONG THE RAIL. A Circular Against the Use of Intoxicants. -. ... -, Eastern Boads Accept the Orange and Lemon Sates— Berkeley's Half-Hour Trains. Senator Stanford's Party. President Corbin of the Reading-Penn-sylvania Railroad has taken, in a circular recently issued for the information and government of employes,' a firm stand against the ~ use of intoxicating liquor by men in the employ of the company, whether on or off duty. This edict applies with equal force to every man ' in the i employ of the Reading system from division to flagmen. After reviewing the evils that arise from an excessive indulgence, and intimating that many accidents on : the road are caused by the use of , intoxicants, Mr. Corbin's circular concludes: All Superintendents will be held strictly responsible (or the enforcement of this rule regaialngihe us_ ol intoxicating liquor by employes. Men who violate It must be promptly discharged and proof that a man goes Inside a drinking place while ou duty will he a...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SLOANE. BARGAINS IN CARPETS ! We are offering a special lino of Moquettes (fifty pieces) at a great reduction. Twenty years' experience with this fabric has proven it to be the best carpet manufactured for the money. We also call special attention to our Donble-width Velvets. No other make, English or American, equal to them. W. &amp; J. SLOANE &amp; CO., -Furniture, Carpets and Dpliolstery, 4 641 to 647 MARKET STREET. mrlB TnThS.l 2p . -— _ _-....■ _ —^ dirty house creates a strife, betweet. the good man anti bis I«j|^_!§rW%¥i}£.^ c 01-sco.uri-nS s_oap Try i.llf «M ?. AP0 V Q re^ u ?esla-borbu&gt;CD3iici^e_rsOTli SSL dirt and makes ;l_i^ebTigl^an£h^|ygi3 A complete wreck of domestic happiness has often, resulted from badly washed dishes, from au unclean kitchcu, or from trifles which seemed light as air. But by these things a man often judges of his ■ wife's devotion to her family, and charges her with genera! neglect when he finds her careless in these part...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Spring Medicine Is considered a necessity by nearly everybody, but this year It Is so very Important as to bo almost absolutely Indispensable .to • all. Added to the weakening effect of a mild, nnhealthful winter, came tbe unusual epidemic of "the grip." followed by . great prostration, pneumonia, typhoid fever, etc. Hence the prevalence of "that tired feeling" heard of everywhere, to overcome which there Is nothing equal to Hood's Sarsaparilla It thoroughly purifies, vitalizes and enriches the blood, creates a good appetite, cures biliousness and headache, gives healthy action to the digestive organs, the kidneys and liver, and Imparts a feeling of seir-coufidenco and strength which Is comforting and satisfying. .'. "We have used Hood's Sarsaparllla with excellent effect In our family of six children, and find It to be the best article of Its kind we bave ever heard of. It keeps the blood in good condition and gives the children a good appetite. "—Mas. F. K. Wilkk, 210 Livingston a...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
Spring Medicine - The popularity which Hood's Sarsaparllla has attained as a Spring Medicine Is simply wonderful. lt is recognized everywhere as the leading preparation for this season, and no other article In the market begins to reach the sale which this medicine has gained. Any druggist will confirm this statement. Hood's Sarsaparllla has reached this position of the people's favorite spring medicine, because it does all that __ claimed for It. Hood's Sarsaparilla Contains those curative properties which are known to medical science as powerful In removing poisonous Impurities from the blood, and by their tonle effect to restore waste tissues and drive away weakness and debility. "Last spring I seemed to be running down In health, was weak and tired all the time, I took Hood's Sarsaparllla and It did mo a great deal of good, My little daughter, aged 10, has suffered from scrofula and catarrh a great deal. Hood's Sarsaparilla did her more good than anything else."— Mrs. Louisa Cob...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
_zzsq Spring Medicine - That Hood's Sarsaparllla does possess . curative power Peculiar to Itself Is conclusively shown by' the wonderful cures lt has effected, unsurpassed In the history of medicine. This absolute merit it possesses by reason of the fact that it is prepared by a Combination, Proportion" and " Process Peculiar to Hood's Sarsaparllla, known to no other medicine, and by which . the : full • _ medicinal power of all the Ingredients used la , Hood's Sarsaparilla retained. Hood's Sarsaparilla Is a highly concentrated extract of Sarsaparllla, Dandelion. Man- : drake. Dock, Juniper Berries, and other well-known vegetable remedies. It has won its way to the leading place among medicines by Its own intrinsic, un- ' disputed merit, and has now a larger sale than «any other similar preparation. ■ "I was all run down, had no appetite and was losing flesh rapidly, when I was advised to take Hood's Sarsaparllla. It worked like magic; my ap- ' petite and flesh have returned and I ...
SOMETHING TO EAT. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
SOMETHING TO EAT. .That Was to Be Had in the Markets During Holy Week. Meat 52.1-J Re-aced and Fish in Gr*at Da-m.rd-E.w to Cook __a?es. Tripe, Trotters end Brains. "It's all here," said the jolly butcher; "my display of meats is just as complete as ever, but during this week the sales have been altogether too light to suit me. Mutton has become a little cheaper, and a prime leg can now be bought. at 10 cents a pound. Spring lamb runs Irom a bit a pound to 15 and _. cents tor the choicest portions. Beef does not change much in price; porterhouse steaks run rom 13 to 20 cents a pound, a good tenderloin steak is worth about as much, and inferior portions of the animal, such as the coarser steaks and neck, are from 10 cents a pound to a bit." AT TUE PORK _______ "Eastern pork," said the pork butcher, pointing to some remarkably white and solid-looking specimens which lay on his slab, "is 15 cents a pound; so is California pork, but the preference is still for the Eastern. You see in th...
WIFE-MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
WIFE-MURDER. Terrible Charge Against Solomon Basker. The Coroner's office was occupied yesterday for two hours with un inquest on the body of Mrs. Tameny Basker, who died at 121 Taylor street last Tuesday from peritonitis, the result of a criminal operation. The jury satisfied the detectives aud the Coroner with its verdict, which was strong enough to warrant the arrest of Solomon Basker, her husband, on a charge of murder. Mary Regan, a nurse who lives at 825 " Mission street, testified that she had attended Mrs. Basker at the request of Dr. F. L. Sweany, who is in the City Prison awaiting trial on a charge of minder for performing the operation. She said that the deceased first told her that she had performed the oper atlon upon herself, but stated subsequently that Or. A. W. Perry had done it. Dr. Perry testified that Mrs." Basker, in the presence of her husband and Dr. Sweany, informed him that Dr. Sweany had operated on her with instruments on two occasions. Witness was called ...
A NoV___ ENTERTAINMENT [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
A NoV___ ENTERTAINMENT To Be Given Under the Auspices of the Helping Hand Society. On next Tuesday evening there will be given under the auspices of the Helping Hand Society, at Odd Fellows' Hall, a beautiful and unique entertainment entitled "The Festival of Mother Nature's Daughters." It will be held lor five successive evenings, closing with a dance on Saturday evening, the 12th iust. Every evening there is to be a choice programme offered. Including the beautiful play, which was so successfully rendered at Mrs. Ariel Lathrop's, called "The Reception of All -Nations, by Uncle Sam and Columbia." This play was written by Mis. Ella Sterling Cumtujns, and it is exceedingly clever and amusing. Mr. Charles Murdock will personate Uncle Sam, aud Miss Anna Wood will represent Columbia. A "Flag Ballet" by the pupils of one of our fashionable young ladies' seminaries will greatly enhance the beauty of the play, which will occupy the evenings of Thursday and Friday, the 10th and lltti. A fin...
2.EARING IHE END. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
2. EARING IHE END. The Citizens' Keller Committee .Vim! Up Work on the Itond. The Citizens' Belief Committee for the Unemployed met yesterday morning. Messrs. Bunker, Haley, Jones, Stone, Bush, Strauss and Montgomery were present. The Chairman announced that the funeral of J. Whitcomb had been performed to the satisfaction of the committee and a receipted bill for the expenses of the sepulture had heen received from N. Gray &amp; Co., who had taken charge of the burial, Mr. Bunker reported that the organization for the relief of unemployed women had asked him whether certain funds could be employed for their relief. The women were told that the committee could ouly give work to unemployed men. On the progress nf the work in the park the Chairman reported that it was eminently satisfactory and that the road would be the fiuest in the park. Director Stone said that enough work must be done lo give labor to 250 men all next week, but alter the end of this week the committee wil...
TOO FOND OF VICE. [Newspaper Article] — San Francisco Call — 5 April 1890
TOO FOND OF VICE. Robert Lee Crook- Squ.uderlng His i'nlri-inDv. The profligate career of Hubert L. Crooks, son of the late Matthew Crooks, will soon have a speedy termination. His brother, John J. Crooks, has filed a petition in the Superior Court for letters of guardianship, declaring Robert to be an incompetent persod, who owns a large and valuable amount of personal and real property in the counties of Alameda, Marin, Contra Costa and San Mateo, and elsewhere in the State, and that he is gambling and drinking and squandering his property. The reckless youth is but 21 years of age, yet he has already developed a character lor excessive folly and most reprehensible actions. In one of his wild flights he became a companion of Tommy Warren, the pugilist, and permitted him-elt to be swindled out of several hundred dollars. Judge Coffey will hear the petition on Friday next.