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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 3 August 1900

The Amador Ledger. ': Established November i, 1855 STAVING OFF A BILL. "THE GRAND PROMOTER EXEMPLIFIES IT AS A FINE. ART. Major Crofoot Organizes a New . Scheme of Gigantic Proportions ' and Generously Takes In His Print er on the Ground Floor. . - •' ' [Copyright, 1900, by C. B. Lewis.) It was the printer with his bill for 3,000 office cards, and he knocked on Major Crofoot's office door in that half hearted way adopted by creditors who feel that they must call and yet hare no faith that the bill will be paid. "Come In, and good morning to you— good morning!" shouted the major as he sprang, up and extended his hnnd and shook so heartily that the caller's ■ hat was nearly jostled off his head. When the snaking had been concluded, he said: ■ "I have heen expecting you up' here every day for a week, and If you "SIMPLY TO REST EASY. hadn't called today I should have sent "a" messenger to hunt you up. Did you remember to bring the bill?*' "Yes, sir,*' replied;the printer as he handed it...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 3 August 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER Published Fridays by AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year (If not, in advance) . $2 00 One Year (in advance) 2 50 Six Months 1 25 Three Months 75 . One or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion SI 00 Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50 Entered at the Poetoffice at Jackson as Second-class Matter. P. BUFFIN6TOP ssii Editor and Manager FRIDAY AUGUST 3, 1900 FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Ohio. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York. THE CHINESE QUESTION. For at least a quarter of a century the Wise men of the West have at intervals prophesied the ultimate dismember ment of the Chinese empire. They have predicted that such a part would go to Russia, a certain other part to England and so on uutil the so-called civilized powers absorbed the great Chinese empire containing nearly one-third of the total population of the earth. All this wrote well, and was easily accomplished on pa...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 3 August 1900

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Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 3 August 1900

TREASURE FROM THE EARTH ■ - Condition of Mother Lode Mining. EXGEUEHT ORE TAKEN FROM THE EUDORA Sinking In Two-Compartment Shaft of the Dreisam.— TTnwatering the Ht. Pleasanton. CALAVERAS COUNTY Pro>iJeo>.: About live mile* southeast of Valley Spring's, across the Calaverss river, is the Slato Creek mine, owned by Edward Col & Co. There Isa two-stamp mill running ou rich ore and the mill plates can be scon heavily charged with ainul^aui.* The ore is of the same nature as the Koyal mine and the vein can be traced about twelve miles, by the cropping* showing at in tervals. Along the vein arc the Volo mine, the Alex Brown & Eproson. the Beckley, Tilford, Deau and others until the Royal is reached. The mineralogi '. Cal character and" geological formation is much the sumo and some of these mines in the future, by good manage ment and proper facilities for working, may prove as lucrative to the owners as does the Royal. Quite a large force of nun is huw at work on the Ghost...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 3 August 1900

A UNIQUE CEREMONY. Gloucester's Annual Funeral For Her Lost Fishermen. With eacb returning February there Is held In tho ancient wave dashed town of Gloucester, Mass., a ceremony solemn in motive, Impressive In form and absolutely unique in origin end character. It Is Gloucester's day of mourning for her sons -who, during the preeoding^liJ months, have gone down to death on the distant fishing grounds. Hen tied' by the clergy and commonalty and l>^ bereft relatives, the people of the town march In long and slow pro cession to the appointed place of meet ing, . where, during the remainder of the brief winter's day, in chant and prayer and formal addresses, the sor row In which all share finds fitting and touching expression. Everybody who lives in Gloucester is interested in the fishing industry, and bo it falls out that the city's life is about equally made up of intervals of Joy and sorrow. When summer opens, the general tone of public feeling is bright and hopeful, but at the e...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 10 August 1900

Established November i, 1555 SOME STRONG PINTS. BOTH SIDES WERE ELOQUENT ON THE NEW SCHOOL QUESTION. P»j» ! Farltfna, the Postmaster, Tells How the Cause of Higher Educa tion 'Was Knocked Out In the D> - bate at the Jericho Pout office. . ■ ICopyrJght, 1900, by C. B. Lewis.] ; .Lish Billings, Abner Jones and I Moses Plumber hey bin holdln Jericho tack fur the last two years from hevln i new schoolhouse. The matter has ;ome up almost every evenln at the postomee and bin hotly argued, but they. couldn't be budged. The other night a mighty smart lookln stranger was stoppln in town, and it was ar • tinged that he drop, in" on the crowd md take the scboolhouse side and put | the three obstructors on their backs, the stranger was on band at the hour darned, and when the proper mlnlt ar rived Squar Joslyn speaks up and says: "Stranger, If yon was a resident, of this town, would: you be fur school bouses or agin 'em?" 'Td be fur 'em. of course," replies the man. "I'd vote fur the cause o...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 10 August 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER Published Fridays by AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Yeah (if not in advance) $3 00 One Year (in advance) 2 50 Six Months l 25 Three Months 75 ONr or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion $1 00 Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50 Entered at the Postoffice at Jackson as Second-class Matter. P. BUFFINGTON : : : : Editor and Manager FRIDAY „ AUGUST 10, 1900 FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Ohio. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York. GIVE THE PUBLIC THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT. Near Brandenburg, Kentucky, last Sunday morning, the horribly mutilated body of Mrs. Annie Brunton, a widow thirty years of age, was found. Her nephew, Jesse Durham, killed his aunt with a hickor}' club while they were, return ing from a church wedding. The murderer is, twenty-seven years of age and recently left an insane asj'luin. The above information we get from the Associate Press dispatches of the 7th...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 10 August 1900

WITH SEEKERS AFTER GOLD A New Pump for the Defen der Mine. WORK A! THE VORWR 18 HW A Eich Strike at Fair Oaks.-Exam ination of the Rawhide and - : App Mines. Modoc— Volcano. The tunnel'at the Modoc mine near Volcano will be run iv to meet the ledge and a crew left Jackson for that purpose this morning. T. Scbenck has charge ot this mine at present and ox pects to make a good mine of the prop erty. . _ . Lincoln gutter Cresk. '~fi : ~ CrooScuttinK on tho 1200-foot level is now going on in thu Lincoln mine near Sutter Creek, and a, station is'beiujj cut on the 650-foot level preparatory. . to crosacuUing, to strike tho ore Inody • lower/down. - . . - . . - - ' ;•-- Defender— West Feint. The Defender mine some distance out of Weßt l'osnt, but iv this county, is looking well and movements on • the property indicate prosperilli. A large steam pump lias been put in ihc past week. C. H. Norton ha* been '.work ing the tailings over a canvass plant since the middle of last, month; ami is doi...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 10 August 1900

A CONFIDENTIAL CASE. It Brouffht Out an Boneit Confession About a Stolen Bog. "It has long been a matter of argu ment," said the old lawyer, who was In a reminiscent mood, "wnether a lawyer should defend a man that he knows to be guilty. There is an argu ment on both sides, and I do not sup pose It will ever be settled to the satis faction of all. "A good many years ago I had a case that &et me to thinking, and I haven't yet determined what my duty was In the matter. At that time I had a small practice In a little town In the western part' of the state. Upon my return to the town ene day, after hav ing been away a few days on a matter cf business, I was called upon to de fend a worthless character who- bad been arrested for hog stealing. "At that time every one kept at least one bog to be killed In the fall and salted down for use In the winter. One of my neighbors had butchered a hog a few days before, and the parTy that I was called upon to defend had been charged with theft o...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 17 August 1900

Established November i, 1855 A DOMESTIC EPISODE. The Wlie'a A rtU tic Decoration of the Little Drawing Room. When he got borne that night, she confronted htm at tbe \ door, and "he gasped ' with horror. She ' was' not dressed for dinner, and she had one •arm in a. sling. Both thumbs were done np in huge bandages. There was I*, towel tied around her tousled head and a .cut over one of her eyes. "The odor of liniment was heavy on the air. /'For heaven's sake what has hap-. '— Twned?" he asked. ■ \ ' Without a. word she led tbe way into the little drawing room. Over the cushioned couch oriental draperies had been dispersed artistically with' spears §J and armor, forming a beautiful, cozy "'.-"earner.' A lamp, burning dimly, hwng in tbe center. -"I put 'lt up myself today," she said. "I had grown tired "waiting- for you to do It, and the decorators wanted $50." Be seated himself luxuriously among the pillows. "How on earth did you manage it alon«?" be asked, : with exaggerated ad . mira...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 17 August 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER Published Fridays by AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year (if not in advance) $3 00 ONE Year (in advance* 2 50 Six Months 1 25 Thrke Months 75 Onb or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion $1 00 Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50 Entered at the Fostoffiee at Jaeksou as Second-class Matter. P. BUFFINGTON : : : : Editor and Manager FRIDAY AUGUST 17, l!K)0 FOR PRESIDENT - - ' WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Ohio. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York. Jackson is emerging gradually from the stagnation of business caused by the recent epidemic. Confidence is now "fully restored aud commerce is being resumed. The business that was diverted to other towns in the county is coming back and in a few weeks normal conditions of trade will obtain. September will no doubt be dull, but in October our full share of business should return*to us and the usual volumn of traffic be fully resumed. Outside of...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 17 August 1900

THE MINES ALONG THE MOTHER LODE IN A FLOURISHING STATE Amador County Bullion- IS Producers. All Is Activity at the Kirk- wood Mine. THE SPARROW HAWK WILL SOON BE WORKED ... . - - * ■ \ ' • The Sheep Ranch Mine.— Addition of ; < Stamps at the lit. Jefferson. ' Hayward & Lane. Argonaut— Jackson. ■ '"The force at the Argonaut mine has ' been reduced pending tbe decision, of the courts. Sinking, of course, might * be continued, but during the litigation with the Kennedy it Is probable very | little if any will be done.' It is to be ■ '■ sincerely hoped that the legal battle - will soon be ended and the business of the mine successfully carried on. '„ Zeile— Jackson. „ Work at the Zeile mine is going for ward as usual. This famous mine has of late years escapod many of the vicis situdes so prevalent with many other producers. It is one of the mainstays of Jackson. Oneid a— Jackson , •The usuai activity obtaios at the Oaeida mine, which, in the opinion of mmmg 'men, will soon take ...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 17 August 1900

HE -SAVED* THE GIRL. * : f ■.".': . . .'■'-' j &n Adventure With the Cannibals of * . the Solomon Islands. One day, on a Solomon beach, a little" girl ran tome and, before I was atvare of It, placed my foot on her neck. One knows what this means well enough. In hot war.lt means that If a chief al lows, his foot to rest on the defeated one's neck the man's life is safe, but he Is a slave forever, rescue or no rescue. I was puzzled at the child's action." It rras soon explained. Shortly afterward ' down came a lot of villagers and In ulsted on taking the youngster. I told them what she had done. They said •.they. did not care. Her mother was being cooked m the ■ town, aud the , child should go to the ovens with her. "Never!" I said. !' What! We who have eaten betel nut together many times, to quarrel for a mere child, to whom I" have granted life in your own way!" I swore they should kill me' first They replied: ' . "Oh, that is an easy thing to do." A bold front was the only thin...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 24 August 1900

Established November if- 1855 A TWO NICKER. __ ' ■ -. . rhe Old Printer Explains What He Meant by the Expression. "I .was . just stepping off , Jhe . street . car," remarked the old printer,' who was telling a story, "-when I met a two nicker face to face"— "You met a what?" "A two nicker. And, as I was say- Ing, she"— . -,-,'■> "But^ what in the world; la a. two nicker?'; \ ; V "Oh, you know what that is, don't rou?" • , . "No, I don't. Never 'met one In my life." "Well, a two nicker is a lady, aiwbm-. in, anything that wears petticoats.""*^ { "I never beard the expression before. Where 'dees it come from?" "Now , you're " too hard for me. -I Don't know where it started, but in the good old times of case type, and; hand presses(it was the common expression used to" designate a woman in a print shop. It wasn't used outside of the composing rooms. I'll tell you how I think it arose. All the old band type, as everybody knows, Is provided with nicks on the | side, so that the type-*...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 24 August 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER Published Fridays by . AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year (if not in advance) $3 00 One Year (in advance) 2 50 ' Six Months l 25 Three Months 75 One or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion $1 00 Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50 Entered at the Postoffiee at Jackson as Second -class Matter. P. BUFFINGTON : : : : Editor and Manager FRIDAY AUGUST 24, 1900 FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Ohio. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York. All questions involving the welfare of the community, should be fully, fairly and dispassionately discussed. To this end the columns of the Ledger are freely opened, and articles solicited bearing on the proposed incorporation of the city of Jackson. .So long as communications are confined to the merits of the question, and are void of personalities arid vituperation, they will be given space iv this paper. Those in favor of incorporation, court...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 24 August 1900

OUR MINES AND MINING All Is Well Along the Great • Mother Lode. THE LIQHTNER NOT SHUTDOWN AS REPORTED Doings of the Golden West Mining and' Milling Company.— The "Wilson Carey Group. - * : v-fT -T- ■> r.« -■. -.-.. CALAVERAS COUNTY Citizen: A report has in sonic man ner got in circulation that the Light ncr mine at Angels had shut down for want of water. Tho report is ■erron eous, as there is no scarcity of wator and no slops -have beun made except those -nocessiiaUxl onco a month in cleaning up the batteriet*. Chronicle:* "In Union -there is strength, " and most of the largo gold producing counties of the State have been made so by tlio combining of local capital in »uuu< sliapo for invest ment in tlie original development of their mines, while Mokelumno Hill, one of the best mining "Snips in I the State in years gone by, with its many prom ising quartz ledges in overy direction, has laid dormant without- an effort on the part of its citizens ever' having been made to bring t...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 24 August 1900

A Lake That Eats Bo»t». A strange lake exists in the center of Sulphur island off New Zealand. It Is ' 60 acres In extent, about 12 feet In depth and 15 feet above the level of the sea. * - The most remarkable characteristic of this lake is that the water contains vast quantities of hydrochloric and sul phuric acids hissing and bubbling at a . . temperature of 110 degrees F. . The dark green colored water looks ..particularly uninviting. Dense clouds 'of sulphuric fumes constantly roll off this boiling caldron, and care has to be 'exercised ; In approaching this lake to » avoid. the risk ' of suffocation," ~ On the ■ opposite side of the lake may be seen the -• tremendous blowholes, which, when in full blast present an awe in ; spiring sight. . ■-! ■ ' - , ' ■"■* - The roar of the steam as it rushes forth into the air is deafening, and often huge bowlders and stones are hurled out to a height of several hun dred feet by the various internal forces of nature. A boat can be launched o...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 31 August 1900

Established November i, 1855 MEETING A BIG LINER NOT EASY TO BOARD AN INCOMING . VESSEL IN NEW YORK BAY. I. Cbcl« Sam Grant* Few Rcqnciti For Paaae* on the Revenue Cutter* Which Go Out to Meet the Steam ship* From European Forta. When it Is generally understood, as it generally Is not, that fully 300 persons make application dally in season for passes to board Incoming ocean steam ers from revenue cutters and that not more than 1 per cent of the requests are granted. It may be understood vow valuable the treasury department con siders these privileges. The occurrence is rare, but is nevertheless legal for the master of the. ship for which a pass calls to refuse to permit the holder fo board his ship. All revenue cutter passes are issued by the collector of the port and must be countersigned by the. surveyor. The revenue of every / country. •on dutiable . personal effects depends for its volume on .the ability of. the customs authorities to have them duly listed and taxed on arrival....

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 31 August 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER Published Fridays by AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year (if not in advance) $3 00 One Year (in advance) 2 50 Six Months 1 25 Three Months 75 One or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion $1 00 , Subsequent Insertions — Per Square— each 50 Entered at the Postoffioe at Jackson as Second-class Matter. P. BUFFIN6TON : : : : Editor and Manager FRIDAY AUGUST 31, 1900 FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY, of Ohio. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT, of New York. LANDLESS VOTERS AND A SEWER SYSTEM. In the columns of the Ledger of last week there ap peared an article by R. Webb purporting to be a fair view of the incorporation and sewer questions as he sees them from his standpoint, which, «of course, is that of a heavy real estate owner in Jackson. Mr. Webb is a man of generally sound judgment in bus iness affairs, a practical economist and a successful financier and his judgment will have great weight in ...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 31 August 1900

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Publication Title: Amador Ledger
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