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Their Beat Christmas. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Their Beat Christmas. The international doll collection of Boston gave 206 Indian children "the best Christmas they ever had." The children covered two pine trees in their school yard in California with the presents sent. One hundred parents of these children came miles. to see the trees and enjoyed seeing them and the presents as much as the children who received them. In that climate the presents could remain on the trees a long time without Injury, which would enable the children to enjoy the trees and show each other the gifts which belonged to them, making Christmas day extend at least a week its length. The superintendent of the school writes: "The pleasure and Joy of these helpless children would repay one for all expense and trouble in sending so '•far away as from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast. Their gratitude also was much greater than as a rule Indians are credited with, and they are having a very happy time, and the present* sent have been an Immense help to these ch...
Getting AdVlce. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Getting AdVlce. The girl's father was rich, and the suitor for her hand was poor, but remarkably persistent' "Papa," she said to the old gentleman, '-'If Frank asks me this evening to marry him what shall I say?" "Say whatever you think is best, my child." "How best, papa? Best for me. or best for Frank?"— Detroit Free Press.
One Quotation. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
One Quotation. Professor— Mr. Drone, I am astonished that yon cannot remember any of the quotations called for In today's lesson. Can yon recollect any quotation of any kind? . : , : . Student— Yes, sir; "Any fool can ask questions."— Boston Transcript. Hearts may be attracted by assumed qualities, bnt the affections can only be fixed and retained by those that Are real.— De Moy. The finest emeralds known are said to be those belonging to the Spanish
CHIEFS OF THE SULUS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
CHIEFS OF THE SULUS. Each-llaa Hie Power of Life or Deatb Over Hlx Subjects. The social system among the Moros is much more primitive than it Is among the greater part of the other Philippine races. A chief, or dato. con trols a district. lie has his own par ticular followers and his slaves. Besides these he may command all the men of his own district In time of war. He also has the right of life and death over his subjects. For Instance, a few weeks before we arrived in Jolo, Data Jokaniue had occasion to execute one of his followers. The man had been Intrusted with money belonging to the dato. The first time be came to his chief and said: "Oh. great aud henevolent dato. 1 have gambled away the money! Forgive me!" "Very well." said the dato. "See that It does not happen again." Once more the retainer came, saying: "Oh, great ait 1 benevolent dato, again have 1 gambled away thy money, and again I beg tbee. In thy great mercy, to forgive me!" . ; • ■ . "This is the second time I have...
Big Water Scheme [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Big Water Scheme | Plan to HarnenM Spearnsh Creek In tbe Dcaihvnoil Dlatrict. The gigantic • undertaking of the! Homestake Mining company In prepar- ! lug to divert the waters of Spearfish • creek In sufficient quantities to furnish i water for the operation of its plant, as well as supplying the towns of. Deadwood, Lead, Terry, Central City and Terraville with water for domestic and flre protection purposes, will revolutionize mining operations in that portion of the Black Hills, where a scarcity of water. has existed for a number of years. The work will be pushed as rapidly as possible, says the Chicago Record. All the machinery will be of the latest and best pattern and already has been ordered. Vitrified piping will be used. The water will be developed close to some springs at the head of Spearfish creek, and It Is expected that more water will be developed from the under- flow— which at present does not come to the surface— than the company will take out" The water thus develop...
Consumption of Beer In Germany. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Consumption of Beer In Germany. According to the statistics published by the imperial bureau, the consumption of beer in Germany during the year 1897-8 was 1,383,700,000 gallons, while it was 1,237,000,000 gallons in the United States, 1,192,000,000 gallons in Great Britain, 403,500,000 gallons in Austria-Hungary, 279,000,000 gallons In Belgium. 180,000,000 gallons in France and a little over 90,000,000 gallons in Russia. Of the 1.383.700,000 gallons brewed in Germany, more than a quarter was produced in Bavaria, while the Brandenburg Marches produced about 135,000,000 j gallons, the Rhine provinces about 103,000,000 gallons. Saxony 94.500,000 gallons. Wurttemberg 85,000,000 gallons, Silesia G7,500,000 gallons, Westphalia 62.000,000 gallons, the duchy of Baden 45,000,000 gallons and the duchy of Hesse-Nassau nearly as much. It may be added that of the beer produced In the Brandenburg province 63,000,000 gallons were brewed In five Berlin breweries, a fourth of this being brewed by o...
.Malarial Research. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
.Malarial Research. Nature gives an interesting summary of the results achieved In malarial research by Manson, Ross, Grass!. Bignanil and Bastianelli, and then goes on to Indicate the lines along which future achievements may be expected. The different species &lt;&gt;f anopheles should be hunted for, in order to ec-o if these are the intermediary hosts of the different types of malaria throughout the world and what species is most concerned la human transmission. Another problem will be wbetherthe anopheles can be extirpated from a locality and by what means. It seems that the anopheles Is confined to small itrefts, so that "the suggestion of Ross to draw off the water from stagnant pools may not be so hopeless a task as It would at first appear."
Three Halted Schooners. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Three Halted Schooners. It was on the great lakes that the three masted schooner first made its appearance. The unique character of lake navigation created the necessity for this type of sailing craft because of the fact that with this class of vessel sailors could handle the sheets from the deck at times when it was impossible to go aloft in one of those sudden storms which make the life of the lake skipper an uncertain and anxious one. — Ainslee's Magazine.
'Wonders of New nainpshire. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
'Wonders of New nainpshire. The average reader will be amazed to learn, that little New Hampshire, with less than 10,000 square tulles, has no less than 400 lakes and ponds, 154 brooks, 53 rivers and 204 mountains. This makes lowa look small. Colorado, a big state, has 550 creeks. Texas has comparatively few rivers, lakes and creeks. Alabama has CG3 creeks and 87 rivers. lowa cannot approach that record. Minnesota has 222 lakes and 140 rtYers,_New York Press,
Getting Acquainted. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Getting Acquainted. The family had occupied the dwelling about a day and a half, and the mistress thereof was putting a carpet down in the sitting room when there came a ring at the doorbell. She hastened to the front door and opi-ned It. A smiling woman greeted her. "Good morning!" said the caller. "This is Mrs. Murkley, I presume." •lies." "I am Mrs. Pergallup, your next door neighbor." "Glad to see you. Will you come In V" "Thanks. I believe I will step In for a little wii'le." gQH "You* w!ll find us all torn up. of course. We haven't begun to get things !u shape yet." "Now, don't you apologize, Mrs. Murkley. I know all about this thing of moving." "It's an awful job. Isn't It?" "Terrible. I sometimes tell ' Mr. Pergallup I'd almost rather have a spell of sickness than to move. Two moves are about as bad as a fire. Well, I thought I'd drop in and get acquainted. Could you lend me a cupful of coffee?" —Chicago Tribune.
Food Elements In Fruit. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
Food Elements In Fruit. Sugar, starch, gum, dextrin, pectlne. saccharifiable cellulose, qfganle acids and other extractive matters are., together with water, the chief elements In pulp fruits. The sugar Is assimilable and Is a food. Frnits which contain,most of it, as bananas, dates and figs, are true hydrocarbonated foods. Extractive matters are also nourishing, but In a less degree, as they are not so digestible. With these aud other ran* exceptions, however, fruits, in the opinion of M. Balland. are little nutritive and cannot be considered as fooils. Their juices, which please us by their smell or acidity.are condiments rather
English Restaurants. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
English Restaurants. Different countries produce different foods. Perhaps that is the reason why a description of a railway restaurant in England sounds so curious to Aincr lean cars. This terminus restaurant corresponds to the American luneli counter, where pie and coffee are the staple refreshments of the hurried hungry man. Patrons crowd the English place three deep and wait for the front row to finish eating and depart. One elderly woman drinks hot spirit and water and eats sandwiches. Beside her a country couple devour buns and milk - how British "buns" sounds!— and a busy man eats sponge cake and drinks port wine. Can one imagine a Chicago broker rushing Into a quick lunch counter with a demand for sponge cake? He might as well ask for a coach and four. In this London restaurant a mother of a family regales herself and her meek husband with ginger beer and cakes, and a nervous young clergyman asks for a glass of milk. Buns, sponge cake, milk and beer— tjj.e menu is a little di...
A» fSxclnslve Boole. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
A» fSxclnslve Boole. The "Almanaeli Ue tioth^" Is the most exclusive book of its kind, and perhaps of any kind in the world, and to get one's name in Its pages Implies that one Is either an exalted personage or tjoweihlng very much like It. And of those whose names appear very few are able to boast of having 9. portrait between its select and scarlet covers.— London Letter.
fright, Not. Fascination. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
fright, Not . Fascination. | j Naturalists are not at all agreed upon the point as to whether snakes are able to fascinate their prey. Certainly they do not possess the power to the extent that, popular belief would have It' Stories of the weird and mystic Influence of a serpent's eye fall flat In the face of scientific accuracy. What can be said of snakes, however. Is that their very appearance paralyzes the victim. It cannot move for fright, for its faculties are temporarily suspended.- There Is no fascination about this, however. It Is fright and fright alone.
A Nice Conaln. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
A Nice Conaln. Jack— You know when Mabel rejected me last week I told you my troubles, and yon promised to help me. Well, she accepted me last night Am I to thank you for interceding for me? Cousin Belle— Not exactly, dear boy. I simply Intimated to Mabel that I was after you myself.— Philadelphia Press. In Finland and Lapland amber oil Is believed to be a certain cure for rheumatism, neuralgia and similar troubles. A color expert declares that a'pnre white flower does not exist..
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. LEER'S ICLU^C^i RATES Ledger and Daily Call, one year.:.. &amp;J 80 Ledger and Weekly Call, one year ....... 3 60 Ledger aud Daily Bulletin, one year 6 50 Ledger aiul Semi-Weekly Bulletin, 1 ye'r 4 20 Lodger and Weekly Bulletin, one year. . . 390 Ledger aud Daily Chronicle, one year 7 70 Ledger and Weekly Chronicle, one year . 3 60 Leilser and Weekly Examiner, one year." 3 60 Ledger and Daily Examiner, one year ... 8 30 Ledger and N. Y. Weekly Tribune, 1 ye'r 3 00 Ledger and N. Y. Tri-Weekly Tribune, ly 3 50 Ledger and Cosmopolitan Magazine, 1 yr 3 35 Ledger aud S. F. Weekly Post, one year. 3 00 Ledger and MvCall's Magazine, «.no year 2 75 Ledger aud St. Louis Ulobe Democrat, ly 3 00 Ledger aud •• Tiv ice a Week," one year . . 300 *o~ The above rates nro strictly in advance. GLOBE HOTEL Corner Main and Court Streets JACKSON, CAL vP. DVVYEH, : : : Proprietor First-Class in Every Respect ESPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO COMmercial travelers. Sample rooms connected wit...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. | Drugs! Drugs! Drugs! ;:?!_ FRESH AND PURE iiCITY* PHARMACY i• • ■ ;■ Also a Full Stock &lt;ft ; ; Goods Pertaining to my | Line of Business. ] I I KEiP THE BEST OF EVERYTHING i * 4 » ! '&lt;;'.,''. EOBEKT I. KEHH ♦ Main Street JACKSON "Campaigning In the Philippines : ; A book of over 400 papes with nearly 300 beautiful illustrations of troops in action and scenes in the Philippine Islands, published by The Hicks-Judd Publishing Company of San Francisco, the only publishers in the United States who sent representatives to Manila especially to. compile a history of tho war. As many as 23 writers wero engaged in the work in Manila, many of whom were with tho troops in their various - engagements ! and they were permitted to use official records to verify their reports. Maps' of Battlefields made by an official map-maker in the Bth Array Corps enables the . reader to follow closely the moveDescription of Philippine Islands giving statistical and other i...