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Returned From Alaska. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Returned From Alaska. Nick Flnmand, Robert Kerr, Richard Evans and Fred Dynan arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 27th, on the boat Bertha. Finmand and Dynan left Amador City about a year ago for Alaska, Kerr about a year and a half ago, and Evans has been gone about two or three years... All but Evans, who lives at Black Hills, near Dry town, were residents of Amador City. They left Unga Island, where they had been working at the Apollo -mine, under Superintendent Mayon, on February 17th. They state that the Apollo mine Is gradually closing down, the company retaining only a few men. Fred Kerr, who went up from Amador City with his brother, Robert, ' about a year and a half ago, is expected to return in the fall. - He Is well liked by the controllers of the property and will probably be kept until the mine closes down entirely., The weather has been very mild this winter and* no heavy clothing was needed. Alaska is very quiet at present. The party arrived in Amador City, ...
Peculiar Doings. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Peculiar Doings. A complete change of employes is expected to take place at the Keystone mine at Amador City. Andrew Noce, who for seven years has been foreman, has been forced to tender his resignation. Mr, Noce is well liked among all of the miners, and the ' vacancy left by him will be hard to fill satisfactorily. It is rumored that Attorney Edward Lynch, the Keystone Company's legal adviser, will soon be made superintendent of the mine and his son foreman. Last .Wednesday evening ton men arrived from Grass Valley and ten more were expected last night. This means something and as the men say they are to work at the Keystone, suggested that resident employes will be discharged. We are informed that a number of miners have already been let off.
Were Delightfully Entertained. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Were Delightfully Entertained. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Parker entertained a number of friends at their home last Wednesday evening. Whist playing was the main feature of the evening. ■• Four prizes were given. Miss Dora McConnell won . the ladies' first prize, and Mrs. John F. Davis, the booby prize. Tho gentlemans' prizes were won by Rob I. Kerr and Frank A. Voorheis, the former getting the first, and the latter the booby prize.
Tomorrow Right. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Tomorrow Right. Tomorrow, Saturday, evening, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, '•Queens Evidence" . will be produced under the supervision of the Catholic church choir for the benefit of the church. The stage has been enlarged for the occasion. Special scenery has also been prepared. Don't miss the chance to see this melodrama ably produced.
HIS REMAINS WERE FOUND [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
HIS REMAINS WERE FOUND William Reedy Perished Near Oleta. THREE WEEKS OF WANDERING ENDS IN DEATH The Body Was In Good Condition.— ... The Ghastly Find Was Hade By Arthur Stairm. . The mysteries surrounding the sudden | disappearance of William Reedy from the home of his son-in-law, Ernest Downing at Sutter Creek last month have been cleared away. The remains of the aged wanderer have been found. William Reedy arrived at Sutter Creek from Pleasanton, on Saturday evening, February 17th, to visit the family of his son-in-law, Ernest Downing. He stayed over' night and the following morning (Sunday) told his daughter he was going up to the Lincoln mine where her husband was at work. Hour after hour passed, but Reedy did not return, and when night came he was still absent. Search was begun Immediately, but without avail. On Monday morning, the 19th, a systematic search was begun. The old man was traced through Amador City to within a short distance of Oleta. Constable D. F. Gray was thoro...
Squire Breese Passes Away. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Squire Breese Passes Away. Squire Breese passed away at his late residence in Sutter Creek at 2 o'clock on Saturday morning of last week, after more than three score years and ten of this life. He had been up all day Friday and retired about 8 o'clock that evening. In the morning about 2 o'clock he expired. Death is supposed to have resulted from feebleness brought on by old age. Deceased was born In St. Lawrence county, New York, November 15, 1828. In 1855 he came to California, locating in El Dorado county, where he returned to New York for his wife and only son, Raymond Breese. Ho returned with his family to El Dorado county in 1859 and remained there until 1862 when they removed to Sutter Creek, and resided there up to the time of his death. Mrs. S. L. Breese, five grand children and a daughter-in-law, all residing in Amador county, and also three brothers, residents of New York state, survive him. Interment took place at Sutter Creek on Sunday.
Was Defeated. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Was Defeated. The voters of Amador City and Sutter Creek cast their ballots on the high school question last Saturday, and defeated the efforts of our county's educational promoters to establish a local high school with the following result: Sutter Creek, voted 58 for and 141 against; Amador City gave a majority of 11 against it.
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
LOCAL ITEMS. Interesting Happening* Noted Since Om Last Issue. lone flour Is Peerless. A. Well of Amador City was in town yesterday. Alfonso Ginocchio is in San Francisco this week. If ■ you want good bread, - buy only Peerless flour. . 3-16-tf Mrs. S.B. Harvey is sojourning in San Francisco. Jotin Soudan was up from the Gwln mine yesterday. S M. Newman went to Sacramento Wednesday morning. •Max Ladar returned from San Francisco Monday evening. .The front of the Enterprise Livery Stable is being painted. Clovis T. LaGrave of Sacramento was in town this week. Don't forget the St. Patrick's entertainment to-morrow night. Miss Hilda Clough has been afflicted with the mumps the past week. Attorney O. *S. Hopkins of Sacramento arrived the first of the week. - A. C. Adams registered from Cape Nome at the New National last Tues- Judge Hughes of Sacramento county will bold court in ; Jackson on March 19th. . George Luse and Elmer Dufrene will soon have the Globe Hotel looking tip-top. C. E....
Wonders In Magic. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Wonders In Magic. Monday and Tuesday evenings were spent by a large audience in watching the wonderful performance of Zamloch, the noted professor in the black art. - His tricks and deceptions were of a high order and each one of them were heartily applauded by the audience. Zamloch is evidently one of the most expert magicians in the country and deserves large houses. In 1882 Zamloloch performed in Jackson in the old Campi theatre. Many who saw him then took in his performance both evenings this week. Should the great wizard" come through our town again he may be assured of an overflowing houss.
MURDER AT SACRAMENTO [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
MURDER AT SACRAMENTO ■ .■. ■ . ■■ Mrs. M. E. Brouhard One of the Suspects. I R. WATT'S BODY FOUND IH THE TULES The Skull of the Murdered Man Was \« Crushed by a Large Stone, Which Was Found. Mrs. Martha E. Brouhard is again in trouble being mixed up in the Watt's murder case at Sacramento. - . . . • ■ . On Wednesday of last -week the body of R. R. Watts was found in the brush and water beyond the north levee, at Sacramento by some boys. This was the first inkling of a dark and mysterious crime. Letters . addressed to 626} I street, Sacramento, were found on the person of the deceased. This gave the officers a clue. This place was visited by the officers and found to be an employment office kept by Mrs. Martha E. Brouhard. At the time of the officers' visit Mrs.' Brouhard, her clerk,' George ,W.' Odell, and a young man named Charles Bowen, wore down town to their supper. As the parties left the restaurant they were taken into custody and escorted to the Sheriff's office. Bowen said h...
Granted An Injunction. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Granted An Injunction. Judge Morrow of the United States Circuit Court yesterday gave a verdict in favor of the plaintiffs in the injunction suit brought by Percy L. Shuman and Gustave Banmann vs. Isaac M. de Witt. The defendant is tho owner of the Haley mine in Amador county, and sometime ago he entered into a contract with the plaintiffs to run a tunnel 1,000 feet long in" the mine, plaintiffs to bear all the expenses and have all the gold and silver they extracted from the tunnel. ; They were also privileged to sell the mine, and, failing to do so, were to pay de Witt one-tenth of what they took out. De Witt prevented the plaintiffs from carrying out their contract, and a restraining order was asked for to prevent him from further interferring with their operations. — Examiner.
Episcopal Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Episcopal Church Services. Divine services of the Episcopal Church will be held in Masonic Hall by Rev. W. L. Clark next Sunday at 11 o'clock a. m. All are cordially invited. •"■ Choice Ice cream at Mayer's every Sunday. . 3-2-3t Pioneer Flour is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. * Gilbert still sells ■ "No Name Thread," 3 spools for 10 cents. Considered the best. 3-9-2t Early Rosa seed potatoes (or sale at JackwaCash Grocers. »»-Ibw,
MIDNIGHT VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
MIDNIGHT VISITORS. They Inspected the Back Door of the Su- perior Candy Store. ' On Friday night of last week, while W. T. Cain was sitting in the back room of his candy store about 11 o'clock some one walked up to the door and gave it a bang as though he wanted to get in. Mr. Cain jumped ' up and asked,."Who's there?" He received no answer. Cain then rushed through the store and down the street to get the nightwatchman. He found Night Watchman Parker in front of the Snug saloon, and together they went back to investigate, but no trace of any T one could be found. At the time the unknown person attempted to enter the store everything was lighted up. There are two windows in the back room through one of which the interior of the room can be viewed.. It was rather a peculiar way to try to break into the place. . On the same night an attempt to enter both the Fuller and Driscoll residences at j Scottsville, and also James E. Dye's lodging house at the Amador Queen mine, No. 1. Two part...
The Grand President at Butter Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
The Grand President at Butter Creek. Last Friday evening sixteen members of Ursula Parlor, No. 1, N. D. G. W., escorted :tbe_. Grand President, Mrs. Cora B. Sifford, to the. lodge-room of AmapoU Parlor, No. 80, '; at Sutter. The work of Amapola Parlor was highly praised by the Grand President. At the close of the meeting a banquet was given In honor of the visiting officer. Shortly after midnight the members dispersed, i The following members of Ursula Parlor were present: Mrs. C. Glnocchlo, Mrs. O. H. Reichling, Mrs. A. Goldner, Mrs. R. E. McConnell, Mrs. C. P. Viclni, Mrs. B. Gilbert, Mrs. L. J. Fontenrose, Mrs. G. Wlahard, Mrs. Yolo, Misses Emma Boarman, Delia Gorman, Lottie Breese, Amelia Cademartori, Daisy Littlefield, Lena Francis and Christina Rickert.
They Separated. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
They Separated. The Zenegambians struck Jackson last Monday and showed to fair houses on Monday and Tuesday evenings. On Tuesday afternoon the performers were paid their wages. After Tuesday evening's performance some difficulty j arose and .the "artists" decided to desert tho management and accordingly left for Stockton Wednesday morning in a rig from the Lewis stable. Before starting one of the horses balked and had to be knocked down, a few times before he understood what was wanted. After quite a delay they finally started and when last heard of were "on their way rejoicing." .." " The management left later by way of Valley Springs for the valley.
Bead This Carefully. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Bead This Carefully. The ice-cream season has begun and those wishing a cool refreshing drink should go to Cain's Superior Candy Factory. Why? Because it la tho neatest and . most convenient place in town.' Its affable proprietor will soon have eight - handsomely furnished booths -for the - accommodation of his patrons. The crushed fruit ho uses in his flavors, and he has a great variety, j is of the freshest obtainable. His icecream sodas are pronounced the beet in town. His confectionery is fresh and of a superior quality. Hot tomales every night. 3-16-2t Mrs. Calvin Zimmerman, Hilesburg, Pa. says, "As a speedy core for coughs, colds, croup and sore throat One Minute Cough Cure is unequaled. It is pleasant for children to take. I heartily recommend it to mothers." It ia the only harmless remedy that produces immediate results. It cures bronchitis, pneumonia, grippe and throat and lung diseases. It will prevent consumption. City Pharmacy.