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IRRIGATION IN OLD SPAIN [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
IRRIGATION IN OLD SPAIN Large Areas Are Artificially Watered. THE COUHTRY, HOWEVER, IS HOT VERY ARID The Effect of Irrigation On the Population.—Methods of Irrigation In Sice Culture. The most prosperous agricultural provinces of Old Spain are the two in which the soil is probably the poorest in the kingdom. But the valleys of both provinces are thickly seamed with irrigation canals and the slopes are carefully terraced for cultivation. This explains the paradox. • - ! - r -V A very; large proportion of Spain's cultivated area is. under irrigation. Almost all ; the .vegetables and garden fruits, lemons, oranges . and rice are grown by irrigation, while tho grains^ vines and olives are chiefly, dry farmed. Supplemental irrigation . is practiced, irrigated crops being grown alongside of non-irrigated. Ancient and modern methods of irrigation seem to go along almost hand In hand." 'Simple water wheels are in "common use to obtain water from wells, the power employed being a horse, and ...
KqUw. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
KqUw. Jackson, January a.— l intend to leave for AU.sHa early In the season. All persons indebted to me are requested to settle before February Ist, as my unsettled accounts will then be placed in the hands of the. collector. for gale. One 4-Horse-Po,w«r Engine with a 7-horse power JnpUe* One Clay. and Gravel Worker, 1-horse power. One Derrick and hoisting outut. 3-23-tf DR. C. H. GIBBONS-
Uncalled-for Letter*. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Uncalled-for Letter*. Letters remaining unclaimed in the Jackson, Cal., Post office, for the week ending March 23, 1900: Mr. C. Laverra Mr. Andro Kesovlu Mr. John Ferryman Matt RagaA '. ' '. Antonio Canonica Mrs. B. D. leraggiora Mr. T. J. Dunstan The Baptist Minister G, C. Folger, Postmaster. Rev. W. E SUzer, W. Canton, N. V., writes, "I had dyspepsiaover twenty years, and tried doctors and medicines without bedeflt. I was persuaded to use Kodol Dyspepsia Cure and it helped me from the start. I believe it to be a panacea (or all forms of indigestion." It elk gests what you eat. City Pharmacy.
DEATH OF MRS. CARTER. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
DEATH OF MRS. CARTER. The first Whit* Woman That Bottled In Jackson Dies la Sacramento. News of the death of Mrs. Hanna C. Carter, on last Wednesday, at her home in Sacramento, was received by William Penry yesterday. The demise of this old lady closes the career of a one-time prominent figure in this county, especially in Jackson, where she lived, an honored resident, for many years. Mrs. Carter had the distinction of being the first white woman that settled in Jackson. She ' was the mother of Mrs. Silas Penry and of Mrs. John Hawkes, both of Sacramento. Deceased was . a - native of Kentucky and was over 76 years of age. The remains will be brought to Jackson via lone tonight accompanied by relatives and * will ' be intered In the Jackson Cemetery ' tomorrow, Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.
Suicide at Amador. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Suicide at Amador. Yesterday, Mrs. Ed. Peter of Amador City, wife of the engineer at the Keystone mine, committed suicide by shooting herself twice, once below the heart and once through the body. She died almost immediately after the second I shot. The cause of her, rash act is not . given. ,-. ..The community is dreadfully ' shocked over the sad affair, and the bereaved husband and . other relatives have the sympathy of many friends. The inquest will be held today. Deceased was about 30 years of age.
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. March 15.— The shipment of a large consignment of supplies for Manila troops has begun. i2?.i? March 16.— The steamship Columbia has been purchased by the government for the transportation of soldiers. March 17.— Rebels attack Gubit, but are defeated by Americans.— Natives in the south return to their homes. March 18.— On the 22d of February Leary abolished slavery in Guam. March 19.— Manila now a hotbed of conspiracy. — Insurgent junta is giving General Otis considerable trouble. — Two Filipinos are sentenced to death. March 20.— Filipinos are still uneasy and give much trouble. March 21.' — General Otis is gradually pressing the Filipinos into complete submission. March 22. — No recent movements of importance in the Philippines are reported. '- ■■■ .
Bond Delegates. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Bond Delegates. The State League of Republican Clubs will be held in Los Angeles April 27 andl 28, 1900. In the important campaign of this year, the gathering in Los Angeles will be in reality the Initial gun of the impending battle throughout the nation. '■ \ ' Every Republican Club in the State should be represented, and this, of course, Includes the Jackson Republican Club. ■ Let a meeting be called by the President of the Club, that two or more delegates may be elected to go to Los Angeles.
Watch Lost. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Watch Lost. A silver watch and gold chain was lost Thursday night, ■ March 15th, somewhere between • the north Main street bridge and the Kennedy mine. On the chain was a charm representing on one . side the Sons of St. George and the other the Ancient , Order : of . Foresters. Finder return to this office and receive suitable reward.
Mrs. Brouhard Released. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Mrs. Brouhard Released. Sheriff Frank J. Johnson released | Mrs. Brouhard, Charles Maxwell, alias Bruohard, and George Odell, held for complicity in the Watts murder last Monday. He is satisfied Brouhard can prove an alibi, and has never been able to connect Mrs. Brouhard with the case. He now belives robbery to have been the motive and Westiake alone to be guilty. fir-^
Take Notice. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Take Notice. The, lone stage: will leave Jackson until further , notice at 6:15 a. m. instead of 6 a. m. as heretofore. "I used Kodol Dyspepsia Cure in my family with wonderful results. It gives Immediate* relief, is pleasant to take : and is truly . tho dyspeptic's best friends," says E. Hartgerink, Ovcrlscl, Mich. Digests what you eat. Cannot fail to cure. City Prarmacy.
Strictly First-class Fresh Fish. J;: [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Strictly First-class Fresh Fish. J;: Can be had every Thursday and Friday at CamineUi's Central Market. . »2-*99 Five - thousand spring samples of clothing, the latest patterns, on exhibition at the White House. 2 23-tt Lewis Achennan, Goshen, lad., says: "Do Witt's Little Early Risers always bring certain relief, cure my headache and never gripe." They gently cleanse and invigorate the bowels and liver. City Pharmacy. Pionkkii Flour is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. •"'■•&gt; . -.'* Gilbert still sells "No Name Thread," 3 spools for 10 cents. Considered the best. 3-9-2t . Early Rose seed potatoes for sale at Jackson Cash Grocers. 3-S-hno. Peek's Addition now open for the sale of lots . These resident lots are the cream of the town . They are In town virtually, and yet up out of the dust and dirt. They, are cheap. 3-2tt M. B. Smith, Butternut, Mich., sivys "Da Witt's LitUe Early Risers are tho Tory best pIIIh 1 ever used for oostiveoess, lirer and bowel troubles." C...
YOUTHS' DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
YOUTHS' DEPARTMENT. An Intelligent Pet Chicken— A Think Inar Game— The Indian Children's . . Best Chrlatmas. Noah is my pet chicken, and I call him Noah because he didn't drown in a dreufblng rain to which he was exposed, says a contributor to Our Animal Friends. He was cold and stiff and bad almost stopped breathing when I picked him up after the rain. I wrapped him in a cloth and laid him by the cook stove. At length, when he had been warming more than half an hour and the few feathers he bad were dry, he opened bis eyes and looked around. But ha lay perfectly still in my hand and teemed to be trying to make up his mind whether he was dead or alive. So I put him back In bis cozy conch, only leaving his head exposed. For another half hour he lay there watching me with his wondering eyes,, as if he were making an effort to cipher out what had happened. Then I uncovered him again and put him on his feet, and, to my surprise, he ran out of doors as well and lively as be had eyer been ...
A Thinking Game. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
A Thinking Game. Quiet games trying tk* thinking powers are always enjoyable. What at first seems difficult after a little practice is an easy and Inviting task.' In this Instance the player who leaves the room becomes the guesser. and those who remain determine upon what character or person he or she shall be assumed to be. .When he returns, he is addressed as If he were the * individual In . question, . and from the character of the remarks addressed to him he is supposed to guess whom It Is he personates. This home amusemenf naturally has the whole range of history or fiction to choose from, so that a variety of questions can be asked which are either foolish or wise, ii's the case may be. The more misleading the greater the fun. For example, suppose Queen Elizabeth was the character selected. "Why dfd you remain a spinster? Was your cousin as bandsome- as yourself? Did you find flirting as pleasing as governing? Which would you prefer to walk on, plain ground or black velvet?" T...
Unappreciated. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Unappreciated. ' The teacher of a district school In Maine tells a story that reminds one of Mary and her little lamb, only it Is of Joe and his little dog. Joe was a boy about 8 years old and was devoted to a small, lank puppy. Out of school hours boy and dog were] Inseparable, and Joe apparently could not reconcile himself to the necessity of leaving the dog at home. For several mornings the teacher allowed the puppy to remain at Joe's feet under the desk. Then there came a day when the small dog could not be kept quiet, but, frisked about, to the delight of the school and the dismay of the teacher. "Joe," she said firmly, "you must take that dog out" Joe looked at her mournfully, but picked up the pup and, with Its head against his cheek, started for tho door. The boy's feelings were evidently hurt, but he 'said nothing until he reached the door; then, giving bis teacher a reproachful look, with a pitying glance toward his dog, he said slowly. "And he's named for you!"— Youth's C...