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His Queer Catch. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
His Queer Catch. One of the queerest experiences in catching trout that any man ever had was that at Moosohead lake recently by a sportsman named Williams. He was standing on the apron of tho dam at Wilson's, fishing in the quick water below, and had met with fair success. Near the shore, on his right hand, in a little eddy, he noticed a barrel lying on its side in several feet of water. He found that it was an old molasses barrel and was lying so that he could see the bunghole. *■ -. '. Of course, the barrel was full of water, and tho man had no idea ' there was a fish inside of it, but just for curiousity he dropped his hook through the hole, and no sooner had it landed there than the wator was boiling, and the fisherman knew that ho had a trout on the other end. He played him until the fish was tired, and when be came to land him ho could not get him through the hole. He secured a saw and sawed a piece out oft the top of the barrel, near the hole. The fish came out. It weighod th...
Bo Yon Know [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
Bo Yon Know Consumption is preventable? Science has proven that, and also that neglect is suicidal. The worst cold or cough can be cured with Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure, Sold on positive guarantee for over fifty years. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist ; •
Big Ships to Be. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
Big Ships to Be. Designs for the "greatest battleships ever projected for the American Navy have been agreed upon by the Naval Construction, after several months of discussion ] over the important questions of battery, armor, speed, coal capacity, and displacement. The three new vessels— to be called the Georgia, the New Jersey and the Pennslyvania — will equal in forniidability the finest battleships yet laid down by any foreign Power, and with the American improvements will surpass in fighting force any ships now afloat. The salient features of the design contemplate a displacement of 14,000 tons, as compared with the Oregon's 11,000. The speed is to be "at least nineteen knots, " with a coal capacity of 2000 tons. The total oost.of each of these three' ships when ready for sea will exceed $7,000,000 each. They will cruze 7000 miles straightway, and there will not be three ships of similar offensive and defensive strength in the fleet of any possible enemy. L. T. Travis, agent Sou...
Tobacco Juice in France. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
Tobacco Juice in France. Tobacco juice, rich in nicotine and warranted, is kept for sale at all tobacconists in France. It is tested by Government, and contains five to six times the proportion of nicotine found in ordinary tobacco juice. For spraying plants it is mixed with 100 parts of water. The spraying is done after sunset, and the plants are sprinkled with clean water noxt day. For fumigating hothouses, to destroy insects and parasites, it is diluted with five parts of water and sprayed on hot bricks or sheet iron. Asa lotion to kill parasites on cattle it is mixed with twenty parts of water and applied- gradually to tho parts of tho skin, avoiding sores. Tho above mixtures are improved by adding three and one-half ounces of soda crystals to each one and threefourths pints of diluted juice.
A Russian Wolf Story. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
A Russian Wolf Story. "Well," said the red-faced man, "the most exciting case I over had happened a few days in Russia. One night, when sleighing about ten miles from my destination, I discovered, to my intense horror, that I was being followed by a pack of wolves. I fired blindly into the pack, killing one of the brutes, and,. to my delight, saw the others stop to devour it. . "After doing this, however, they still came on, I kept on repeating the dose, with the same result, and each occasion gave me an opportunity to whip up my horses. Finally there was only one wolf left, yet on it came, with its fierce eyes glaring in anticipation of a good, hot supper." . Here the man who had been sitting in the corner burst forth into a fit of laughter. "Why, man, "he said, "by your way of reckoning that last wolf must have had the rest of the pack inside of him!'.' - , _"Ah!" said the red-faced man, ."now I remember," it did wabble a I bit."— London Tit-Bits.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. DftPIERCES FAVORITE PRESCRIPTION MAKES MOTHER W^m AND BABY STRONG AND Ug- ft HAPPY (^^%%£t IT DOES NOT CONTAIN ALCOHOL, WHISKY, OPIUM, COCAINE or other Intoxicant or Narcotic. A TRUE TEMPERANCE MEDICINE. LA MODE HEpapiUllDlTfip Weller Building, Main Street, Jackson . DRESSMAKING and FANCY NECKWEAR MRS. ANNIE M. WELLER, Proprietress
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. •••••••••••••••••••••••••a |ll # a.kent : 2 Blacksmith • • Wagonmaker and • • Horseshoei%» • 2 /"CARRIAGE PAINTING AND GEN- 2 a V_y eral Smithing attended to with dis- S m ■ patch at reasonable rates. Holder's old 5 0 stand. Main street, Jackson. Z '»'!■! r.FflClh (Of Italian usage) Jackson, Amador County, Cal. V. GIOVANNONI, : Proprietor. A FTER CONSIDERABLE EXPENSE AND xV. long work we have arrived at the point of utility to perfect the best qualities of Italian paste. Shipments made and prices reasonable. ANTONE RATTO Carpenter and Contractor ESTIMATES GIVEN ON. ALL KINDS OF work. Jobbing and repairing work\ attended to promptly. Address at FreguAa'ti shop. Broadway, Jackson. . MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISEMENTS. Electricity ! DR. W. F. GREEN, D. D. S. WEBB BUILDING. JACKSON. CAL. - Teeth Filled and Extracted Positively Without Pain by ELECTRICITY Artificial Teeth made on Aluminum Plates.. Easy to keep clean; light as a feather and will never tarnish. Also Gold and Metal...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
LAWYERS. TTT H. WILLIS &lt;iy; -- ■ .-- Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. ' ' * Office: With E. A. Freeican. Practice In all State Courts. .. 1 ~~ . . ■ JOHN F. DAVIS LAWYER Jackson, Cal. ■ ■ . ■ &gt;&gt;;■:';, Office on Summit Street, opposite Courthouse. ■■ — . . TACOB L. SARGENT ; —^ ATTORNEY -i- * " ; Jackson, Cal. Office: Brown's Building, Court Street. Mines and mining laws a specialty. .;.-;- Tj^ A. FREEMAN. Attorney-at-Law Office in Marelia Building, corner Main and Court streets. .;■;,- .. .:_:■--: • NOTARIES. HILDA CLOUGH Stenographer and Hotary Public! Jackson, CaL7^--,1 Office, Judge Davis' law offices. Summit Street. DOCTORS. ', " ■_ 1 \R. A. M. GALL ; ; _-. Physician and Surgeon Office in Well &amp; Renno Building, Main Street. "VT C. SIMMONS Physician and Surgeon Suttkb Creek, Cal. . Office: Richards Building.' Residence- Sutler Hotel. TTVR. J. H. GILES . Physician and Surgeon Sutteb Creek, Cal. Office. Eureka Street one block east of Main ...
INTRODUCTORY GREETING. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
INTRODUCTORY GREETING. To all the patrons of the Amador Ledger and the Amador Republican, Greeting: With last week's issue the Ledger passed into the hands of the Amador County Publishing Company, owners for some years past of the Amador Republican. But the Ledger has not fallen into the hauds of novices. Those who assume its ownership and management are neither new to the newspaper business nor to the country in which they will operate and the interests of which they hope to serve. The enterprise they hscte undertaken is no experimental or speculative venture, but an enlargement ' of their already well established and growing business and extension of their sphere of influence. As publishers of the Republican we have received inanv most cheering proofs of the confidence and good will of the best and most influential citizens of this county, and most flattering notices and testimonials, though never solicited, have been frequently given by judicious men and the press of the State at...
THE SENATORIAL PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
THE SENATORIAL PROBLEM. The great and momentous question whether the sovereign State of California shall count for a half or a whole State in the Senate of the United States, remains, apparently, undecided. What causes this hesitation ? Are not the facts all fully in the possession of our chief executive ? Surely, it requires but an ordinary exercise of judgment to make both duty and policy so clear that vacillation becomes worse than a mistake. ' . • . I _"| Under.; the. circumstances all citizens, who sincerely desire the good of the State, can have but one wish in the matter, and that is to see the Legislature convened and a Senator legally chosen. Those who hold any other opinion are influenced either by party or personal considerations and can justify themselves only by saying that non-representa-tion is the less of the two evils which they believe or pretend are involved in a choice. It is easily conceivable that irreconcilable Democrats may feel so, and craftily labor to so c...
ADVENT OF THE RAILROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
ADVENT OF THE RAILROAD. The division of sentiment in Amador county, along! the Mother, Lode, relative to the advisability or non-advisability of having a line of rajlroad running from the Southern Pacific terminus to Sutter Creek or Jackson, or to both, must have e M%r. durin S. the P as t few weeks— crystal ized into'a firm belief" that suctfa road would be of incalculable benefit to all of the material interests of Amador county. The impassible condition of the wagon roads, and the congestion of freight at the lone depot, all destined for points along the Mother Lode, are most convincing proofs that the present mode of transportation of freight— namely, by. wagon— is deplorably : inadequate for the volume of business to be handled! Three hundred thousand feet of lumber is today, and has been for some time, exposed to the weather in the railroad yards and the freight sheds are so full that, after wagon traffic opens,' it will take months to get the ; merchandise and mining material...
STORMS ON THE MOTHER LODE. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
STORMS ON THE MOTHER LODE. W. H. Storms, who has a record of successful research on the Mother Lode in connection with the Mining Bureau with which he was associated in the performance! of field work from 1892 to 1896, inclusive, has beeii selected by Governor Gage as "expert in the field" to give especial'attention to the. Mother : Lode section from Mariposa to Nevada. Mr. Storms has commenced his work in Jackson, and is at present preparing the data for his report, which will be given to the public in the form of a bulletin about the middle of July and later be incorporated in a report -to be issued by the State Mining Bureau. : v Mr. 'Storms has * the outlining of his work in his own hands, and has decided to devote his time to the securingof data which will give more details than have ever before been given in. the field, work of the State Mining Bureau, his theory being that the cost of mining, and milling operations depend so much on;conditions, which may vary in each mine, ...
"Scotty" and j Wife Serenaded [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
"Scotty" and j Wife Serenaded .'Last Sunday evening Mr.' and Mrs. M. Scatena were serenaded' by several members of the original Jackson Band. The host and hostess accorded the visiting musicians a royal welcome and served refreshments consisting of roast turkey, candy, nuts and champagne, to which all did ample justice. The members of the serenading party were: John Cademartori, Chas. H. Crocker, P. V. Sanjjuinetti, Ray Meehan, Ruel Parker, Vurgilia Belluomini and Charles Neumann. The torch bearers were Willis and Georgie Polger.
"Dining-Eoom "Up in Heaps." [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
"Dining-Eoom "Up in Heaps." Miss Lucy Hinkson was compelled to suspend her labors- in theNewNational dining room last Saturday, owing to an attack of the mumps. She left for, her home in Amador City on the 2:30 staire". Shortly after Miss Hiukson departed Miss Jessie Mitchell was called to the telephone by her father, who informed her of the death of her uncle, Richard Rogers, at the Keystone mine. She left immediately for her home. Mrs.' F. A. Voorheis and Miss Nellie Mugford, formerly a waitress at the National, fulfilled the dining room duties during their absence.
. Likes His Job. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
. Likes His Job. Lloyd Brubakor, well known among miners and others of this camp, aprivud from Bear River Monday evening, the work there having been closed down for the winter. He will continue with the company, working-; on the new eleotrlo plant -until 1 spring, and then returning to Bear River." He is well pleased with the position 1 he has, and- is looking the picture of health. ■■&gt; "Sorosis," the , ; new ' shoe for -women, ai Show's Cash Store, filter Creek- :j * '.
A Feline Retriever. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
A Feline Retriever. A gentleman who is stopping at the New National Hotel has a cat that will give the best dog in the land cards and spades and then beat him retrieving.. The owner of: the eat took.no particular pains to teach it' the trick. It just picked up the science along with other famous accomplishments of which it is possessed.
Has Carefnl Drivers. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
Has Carefnl Drivers. If the Raggio stage and baggage line between Jackson and lone was not provided with very careful drivers and the best of stock and vehicles • accidents would certainly occur as: the road in some parts is simply abominable. The stage line, howevsr, being wdlr equipped, passengers.fell perfectly safe and hence travel is very good. ■ !
Information Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 12 January 1900
Information Wanted. A letter addressed to the Mayor of Jackson, in which inquiry is made for a man named Lewis Albin, supposed to have been a resident of Jackson in 1897, was delivered to Thomas Greeahalgh, and now Mr. Greenhalgh is busy trying to ascertain something about the lost man. Ho is supposed to have died near here about a year ago.