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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA New Philological Association of the Pacfiic Coast. RARE HONOR BESTOWED ON PRESIDENT WHEELER Hearst Hall to Be Opened January 6th - Degrees That Have Been Conferred. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Berkeley, January 3.— Enrichment of Western, scholarship undoubtedly will result from the organization of the new Philological Association of the Pacific Coast. Every university and college of importance in California and in Oregon and many schools and academies sent representatives to the convention which was held last Friday and Saturday in the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art at San Francisco, for the formation of the new society. The first annual address was delivered by President Ide Wheeler of the University of California. His address was "The Place of Philology." He said that the study of language and literature cannot be divorced, that literature is man's completest self-expression, and that literary appreciation and historical research should be inseparably interwov...
What Is Shilohl [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
What Is Shilohl A grand old Remedy for Coughs, Colds and Consumption ; used through the world for half a century, has cured innumerable cases of incipient consumption and relieved many in advanced stages. If you are not satisfied with the results ue will refund your money. ; Prloe, :25c. 50c and *1. For sale by, A: Goldner the Druggist. •
largest Plant in the World. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Largest Plant in the World. It is not tho earth but the sea that has produced the largest plant in the world. That distinction is held by a gigantic seaweed, known as the nereocytis, which frequently . grows to a height of more than 300 feet. The stem of the plant is as strong as an ordinary rope, and large quantities of it are dried and used as rope by the inhabitants of the South Sea Islands, where the curious vegetable ropes are found. This seaweed usually grows to a depth of from 200 to 300 feet. As soon as the plant takes root a spearshaped balloon is formed, which grows with the stem toward the surface of the water. This balloon frequently has a diameter of six feet or more. It has, of course, an upward tendency, and therefore keeps the stem growing until it floats on the top of the water. This enormous weed grows in such quantities that large meadowlike islands are formed, which lyo often so big as to impede navigation. The ropes made from the stems of the plant are used for ...
Young Mothers. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Young Mothers. Croup is the terror of thousands of young mothers, because its outbreak is so agonizing and frequently fatal. Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Care acts like magic in cases of Croup. It has never been known to fail. The worst cases relieved immediately. Price, 25c, 50c and $1. For sale by A. Goldner, the Druggist*
Not Exactly a Dead Town. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Not Exactly a Dead Town. Life is not so very stagnant in North Carolina if we may judge from those items in a recent issue of a rural North Carolina paper: "Major Williams has had his leg cut off in a sawmill. Colonel Short happened to the accident of having his head blown off by a boiler explosion. Our new preacher had his house burned down recently. Five Morman Elders were tarred and feathered yesterday. The new town hall was struck by lightning on Tuesday. A circus mule kicked one of our leading citizens on Saturday evening last. The new Coroner was run over by a railroad train Wednesday. There is no news of importance in town." L. T. Travis, agent Southern Railroad, Selina.Ga, writes: "I cannot say too much in praise of One Minute Cough Cure. In my case it worked like a charm." The only harmless remedy that gives immediate results. Cures coughs, colds, croup, bronchitis and all throat and lung troubles. City Pharmacy.
Troublesome, but She Was Accommodating. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Troublesome, but She Was Accommodating. "What does this mean?" Bridget, exclaimed the lady of the house, returning from shopping; "the telephone's been taken out!" "Sure, ma'am, the girl over the way came over and said her missus would like to use it for a while, and I sint it over to her; but I had a tirrible job gettin?' it unscrewed from the wall, ma'am." F. B. Thirkield, Health Inspector of Chicago, says : "Kodol Dysyepsia Cure cannot be reccommended too highly. It cured me of severe dyspepsia." It cured me of severe dyspepsia." It digests, what you eat and cure indigestion, heartburn and all forms of dyspepsia. City Pharmacy.
WOOD AGAIN SUES FOR LIBEL [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
WOOD AGAIN SUES FOR LIBEL Miner Badly Hurt at Angels Camp. HOBO THOUGHT SONORA AN EARTHLY PARADISE Death of a Victim of the Gwin Mine Accident— Some Shooting at Old Sonora Town. EL DORADO COUNTY. Nugget, Placerville, December 29th. "Happy Tom" Burrell was arrested yesterday for assault, on a warrant sworn out by Tom Irvine. His case came up in Justice Carpender's court this morning, and in half an hour Burrell was acquitted. A day or two ago Burrell went to Sacramento, leaving the bar of the hotel in charge of Irvine, who, as soon as he was left alone, commenced to fill up on all the good things which "Happy Tom's" place affords, until he was "unfit for publication. " In response to a telephone message, telling of the state of affairs, Burrell hurried home, and the first thing he did upon entering the hotel was to order Irvine out. Irvine persisted in banging around the hotel and "Happy Tom," employing his usual method ol ridding himself of obnoxious persons, turned a soda siphon on...
CALAVERAS* COUNTY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY Chronicle, Mokelumne Hill, December 30th. J. Giudugli, the man who was injured at the Gwin mine, an . account of which was given in our last issue, died from the effects of his injuries and was buried here Sunday last under the auspices of the Odd Fellows. Prospect, San Andreas, December 30th. Another accident happened in the Lightner mine last Wednesday forenoon. An Austrian named John Kostovich attempted to step off the skip while it was in motion, with the result that the bonnet of the skip struck him. He was badly cut on the head, side of neck and breast. It is said that it is impossible for him to recover. Of course nobody could be blamed but the unfortunate man himself, as it was undoubtedly a piece of gross carelessness on his part, unless he was obliged to do so in order to save himself from going into the sump, or to avert some other fatal Occident. E. E. Wood, the Angels attorney, filed another action in the Superior Court last Wednesday against C. R. Beal...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Union Democrat. Sonora, December 30th. The butchers of Big Qak Flat are forced, on account of an extensive trade, to import cattle from the southern part of the State. New Era, Carters, December 30th. It has been the custom from time immemorial for travelers en route on rail- roads to carry, in ' flasks and bottles, samples of the " jira-jam ': producing fiuids, and it was owing' to this that a representative of the New Era ■ Was a witness to a very &lt; funny transaction one day during the early part of the week, while at the ■ depot ■ in : Sonora. Just as the evening train pulled jin at the station from Jamestown, one of two gentlemen seated in the smoker] produced a flask of the article, and,' pouring out a generous drink, handed it to his companion, who, probably remembering a promise he hsd ' made his best girl before leaving ; home, not to drink while on - the journey, : held it in ; his hands a few moments, then threw the contents of the glass out of ...
Many a Lover [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Many a Lover Has turned with disgust 'from an otherwise lovable girl with an offensive breath. Karl's Clover Root Tea purifies the breath by its action on the bowels, etc., as nothing else will. Sold for years on absolute guarantee. Price 250 and 50c. For sale by A. Goldner, the Druggist. ' . ' ■_ *
Old, but Good. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Old, but Good. A new. advertising scheme was recently employed by - a firm in a Southern city... The junior partner of the firm swore out a warrant for the arrest of the senior partner on the ground that he was selling goods below cost,' and that the firm was constantly losing moDey thereby. ~ The case came up in court, and the counsel for the senior partner asked for. a postponement in order to have more time to prepare , his case. The Judge granted the request, bail was fixed, and the senior member released. As he left the courtroom the junior partner arose aud exclaimed, "If he is released the sacrifice will go on!" The news soon spread and the firm did a better business. When the case was again called no plaintiff appeared and the charge was dismissed. ■ The firm had succeeded in their object— advertisement.
You Try It. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
You Try It. If Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure, which is sold for the small price of 25c, 50c and 11, does not cure, take the bottle back and we will refund your money. Sold for over fifty years on this guarantee. Price, 25c and 50c. For sale by A. Goldner. the Druggist. *
Found a Petrified Canoe. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
Found a Petrified Canoe. While hunting a short time ago, John Barrett and Frank Brockliss found a petrified canoe about one- third of the way up to Job's Peak. It is about sixteen feet feet long and four feet wide. A petrified oar lies across the top of the craft. About 100 feet higher and directly back of the canoe is a cave which extends into the side of the mountain- about 100 feet. The average width of the cave is about twenty-five feet and it is about fifteen feet to the ceiling. The) place shows many signs of having inhabited. The boys will - explore further ~as soon as the snow will permit and bring the canoe out Intact If possible. — Gardncrvllle Courier. 'I am indebted to One Minute Cough Cure for my health and life. It cured me of lung trouble following grip." Thousands owe their Hues to the prompt action or this never failing remedy It cures coughs.' colds, croup, bronchitis, pneumonia, grip and ' throat and lung troubles. : Its early use prevents consumption. It Is the o...
A Heady Beekoner, [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
A Heady Beekoner, "My friend, " said the traveler to the provincial, "do you know this country well?"' 1 j "I reckon so. ". "Is it far to the next town?" ."Reckon it is." r;-.;;;-"About three miles?" !'Reck"p.n &amp;o.'\ " "Well, am I in the right road?" "Reckon you air." ■ "Tell me," said the traveler, "have ypu «*ny flther business besides 'reckpning'?.'? "\ reckon I has!" was the final reply.—Atlanta Constitntion. J. I. Bevry. Loganton, Pa., writes, "I am willing to take my oath that I was cured of pneumonia entirely by the use of One Minute Cough Cure after doctors failed. It also cured my children of whooping cough." Quickly relieves and cures coughs, colds, enrap, grip and throat and lung troubles. - Children all like it. Mothers endorse jt. " C.ity'P,narniacy ' ' ; / • .'
That Is the One. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
That Is the One. There are many Joneses in this world, but perhaps not quite so many as people think. Not long ago two friends met who had not seen each other for ten years, since their school days. "Whom did you marry, Billy?" aalced one. " A Miss Jones of Philadelphia," replied Billy, who was a trifle sensitive. "You always did take to the name of 'Jones. ' I can remember when we went to school together you used to tag around after a little snubnosed Jones girl." "I remember it, too, " said Billy. "She's the girl I married." : , G. H. Appleton, Justice of the Peace, Clarksburg,* N. J.~^ says: :• "De Witt's '■■ Little Early Risers are tho best pills made for constipation. W«m« no others.". Quietly cure all liver and bow""! 'troubles.*- City Pharmacy. '»:■"- -*"
& Type of Silurian. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
A Type of Silurian. In one of the public meetings in San Francisco discussing bond matters Col. M. H. Hecht said of a prominent opponent of the park improvements: "I have known him for thirty years. He is a multi-millionaire. The only time I ever saw his signature was on a receipt for money or on a protest against public improvements." Men of his class if not of his fortune are to be found in every community.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 5 January 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. CURIOUS CUCKOOS. The cuckoo is generally known only as a bird with a very monotonous note: a continuous cry of "cuckoo, cuckoo" over and over again. Among naturalists, however, the cuckoo is known as a bird that never builds a nest for itself, but takes advantage of one already built by some more industrious bird. There is a good deal of the cuckoo about these advertisers who, instead of making a success of their own, seek to profit by the success which some one else has made with much effort and labor. It is so with those imitations of Dr. Pierce's methods, by which free medical advice is offered, although those who make the offer are without qualified medical ability or experience. And the cry raised in some cases of "woman, woman, woman write to woman" makes the resemblance to the cuckoo even stronger. There is as far as known no qualified woman physician connected with any proprietary medicine establishment, and none therefore competent to give medical advice. It ...