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Committee of Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Committee of Arrangements. The first Sunday in June the annual picnic of the Italian Benevolent Society of Amador county will be held in Fullen's Grove. The committee of arrangements has been appointed and consists of the following well known gentlemen, who are noted for efficiency in such undertakings: ■ ,'-. ■' :.-'..:• &gt;.' s'l-'i;/? .'.- C. Giovannoni, Joseph Giannini, Al Marre, B. Pedercini, G. Isola. .
: . Lectors." .' [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
: . Lectors." .' "Under the auspices of Admiral Dewey Lodge, Sons of St George, H. Digby Johnston, of London, England, will deliver his noted lecture "The South African War; Ita Causes * and Probable ;■;. Consequences, " .at rWebb Hall, ! Saturday j evening, April \ 21st. Mr. Johnston Is a learned and eloquent gentleman, and his lecture will be a source of * valuable Information to all who attend.
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. March 23.— General Otis' intends to strike a few more telling blows. ; March M.— Paymaster Downey's escort attacked by a band of Insurgents, but drove them back: - ; ". Marches.— General Joe Wheeler; will remain in the army. - ...... - March 28.— Insurgents attack a garrisrn four successive nights. ■ March 57.— Filipinos behead, a prisoner ot war: ' . .''.','"" March 28.— Otis is in ill health and may soon return to this country.
Gone East On Legal Business. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Gone East On Legal Business. Judge John P.. Davis went to Santa Barbara Monday and from thence proceeded east to attend to legal matters for his client. He will be gone several weeks and will visit Washington, Philadelphia, New York and other business centers. \ ■ ' long Flour Mill Is a home industry and makes the best flour. Why not patronize it? . [ _■' y '■■■ ■ ■ ; 3-16-tf.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
DONOVAN— In Jackson, March 27, 1900, to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Donovan, a son. SOUTHARD— CALVIN— At Pine Grove, March ' 27, 1900, William F. Southard to Miss Clara H. Calvl °- ■■■:■'■ .^^^^^^JP'Ep- ■ • ■ ~~~ FISHER— Near Plymouth, this county, March 30, 1900. Mrs. Maria Fisher, wife of Frederick Fisher, aged 63 years and 3 months, a native of Holland. PETER— At Amador City, March 22, 1900, Mary Alice Peter, a native of California, aged about 29 years. WILD— At Amador City; Friday. March 2S, 1900 Benjamin Wilcl, aged about 88 yearsTa. native of England. ... PROSSER— At Sutter Creek, Saturday, March ■M, 1900, Thomas Prosser, aged about SI years. a native ot Pennsylvania. ... ' KENNEY— At Jackson Butte mine, near Jack- - son. March 25. 1900, Jack Kenney, aged -4bout -13 years, a native of Illinois. Notice for Publication. timber land, act june 3, 1878. United States Land Oitice, Sacramento, California, March 23, 1000. "VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN J_X compliance with the provisions of ...
THE CHARIOT OF OLD [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
THE CHARIOT OF OLD A GRIM REMINDER OF THE COMBATS OF THE HEROIC PERIOD. ThU Vehicle 'Was Used In the Days , of Antiquity For the Battle, the Cbase, In Processions and :In Games— How It 'Was Constructed. The chariot was used In antiquity for the battle, the cbase, in public processions and in games. It had two wheels and was drawn by two horses, and when one or two horses were added they were attached to each side of the main pair by a side trace, fastened to the front of the chariot • . These chariots have only come down to us in fragments, with the exception of the one in the archaeological museum of Florence, which Is a unique example of a war chariot, the so called "Biga dl Frassino," found by Rossellneo in a Thebes tomb. It is certainly as old as the fourteenth century B. C. It is probably a trophy obtained In the north by some Egyptian warrior. There Is an entire absence of metal In the construction. Immediately on the axle, without springs of any kind, rests the basket or body...
Killed Classical Quotations. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Killed Classical Quotations. In tracing the decline of the use of classic:^ quotations In legislative bodies the Boston Herald cites the case of Edward Everett, who once concluded a stately speech In congress with a long, sonorous and superbly modulated citation of a passage from Tacitus and then took his seat. No sooner was be through than up sprang a burly member from what was then a frontier state of the west He bad once been an Indian agent, and no sooner was he on his legs than he began to pour out a vehement harangue in Choctaw. After awhile the speaker called him to order.' j "I don't see why my freedom of speech should be abridged!" he cried. "You let the gentleman from Massachusetts run on, and I didn't understand the first word of his lingo any better than he does mine." The scene was described as very comical, but It struck the deathknell of further classical quotations In a congress that had not the ray of an idea what the unintelligible lingo of Cicero and Tacitus was d...
His Story "Goes" Until He Does. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
His Story "Goes" Until He Does. There Is In Cowley county a big two fisted farmer who has the reputation of. being the biggest liar In the township. But he will fight at tbe drop of the hat, and men are very chary of accusing him. .The other day he went Into Dexter and told that be bad a 9-m'onth-old calf that gave three quarts at a milking, and, after recounting this story, the local paper said, "Mr. Ilorrell is still ' in town, and we are convinced that that calf Is a wonder."— Kansas City Journal. '
The Harem a Prison. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
The Harem a Prison. Tte western . boast that every man's house Is bis castle is as nothing to tbe sanctity 'of the eastern harem. No officer of tbe law may enter a haivm, and therefor^ there Is no safeguard for the life and liberty of Its Inhabitants. One day they may be. slaves,' the next princesses and tbe nest 'Btrangled or poisoned. ''An 111 disposed man could carry off .in enemy to bis harem and kill him, and. nose would be the wiser.
Proud of Hla Labels. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Proud of Hla Labels. A distangy looking young man boarded a Fourteenth street car at Massachusetts avenue the other night He was' carrying &amp; leather suit case. Pasted all over the suit case were labels indicating much foreign travel — steamer pasters slapped on at Dieppe, Havre, Ostend, Bremen, Cherbourg, Liverpool, Yarmouth, Naples, and railroad labels that bore the names of all lines all the way from Constantinople to St Petersburg. The j-oung man of distangy. appearance put the suit case down between his legs, and all the people In the soats opposite began a fascinated sort of inspection of the labels. A stout man with several of the component parts of a Jag who sat next to the young man seemed to regard the labels . with particular Interest. He stooped over and deciphered them carefully and elaborately, and then he looked up at the owner of the suit case with a leer. ""Been around right smart, hain't you, podner?" he Inquired. The young man regarded him with a smile....
The Stan; Beetle. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
The Stan; Beetle. As you walk by tbe hedgeside a strange noise suddenly arrests your attention. It Is the buzz of an insect, but loud enough to startle you. It might be mistaken for the reeling of a night Jar, but It Is perhaps more like the Jarring bum of a fastly driven motor car. The reason of the noise is that the beetle has with great pains climbed up a certain height from the ground, and In order to ascertain whether he has got far enough, he erects himself on his stand, lifts his wing cases, shakes out his wings and begins to agitate them violently, turning this way and that to make sure that he has a clear space. If he then attempts to fly— it Is one of his common blunders— he instantly strikes against some branch or cluster of leaves ans] is thrown down. The tumble does not hurt him' In the least, but so greatly astonishes him that he remains motionless a good while; then, recovering his senses, he begins to ascend again. At length, after a good many accidents and adventure...
Looking Ont For Alma Mater. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Looking Ont For Alma Mater. No doubt the casual observer has often noticed how unceasingly bequests flow Into the treasuries of certain universities, but he may not know that the alumni of those Institutions, particularly the lawyers, have it always on their minds to secure, or at least to suggest, bequests. One of these men, a prominent corporation lawyer of this city, was speaking of the custom the other day. He explained that a lawyer and his client usually sit down to talk over the general subject of a will. If tlie client lias more than enough money to meet the actual needs of his family, he commonly says something of charitable or educational Institutions, generally In a vague way, which makes it quite natural for his lawyer to suggest as a definite object his own alma mater. The lawyer referred to had himself secured several bequests, one of them for the sum of $300,000. "But," said he, smiling, "a young lawyer In my office has Just cut me out of $100,000, which he put In a. ...
Bother Cold Blooded. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Bother Cold Blooded. Of the tactics of infantry there Is no end, but there are some simple rules for tbe individual foot soldier to remember when lost In the chaos of battle. If you cannot bayonet your enemy, shoot him. If he goes away, aim at tbe base of his spine. But do not let your attention be distracted from business by tbe consideration that other people are making a mark of you. It is your duty to kill the highest possible number of those opposed to you, not to save your own skln.-"How Soldiers Fight," by P. iNorreys-Connell.
Good Cheer. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Good Cheer. "Now tell me, doctor, candidly, Is there anything really the matter with my wife?" • '"' "Yes. Her vocal cords are sadly affected. I'm afraid she may lose her voice." "Say, drop In on your way back from, the office and chat awhile, will you? Things have been going badly with me lately and it's so comforting to hear you talk."— Chicago Times-Herald.
The Polite Lie In Embryo. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
The Polite Lie In Embryo. A little child has given us a peep into tbe process by which the polite lie is developed. Mamma was talking to Effle about tbe absence of Edith from the children's party. . "You are sorry," said mamma, ''that Edith could not come?" Effle replied, having enjoyed herself, "Oh, I don't mind much." To which mamma rejoined: "But Edith Is ill. That is why she couldn't come. You must be sorry." Effle consldered. "Yes; of course I'm sorry," ebe 6ald, "but it doesn't hurt me— ln-slde."-London Chronicle.
The Ruling I'tlHvion. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
The Ruling I'tlHvion. Wife (who has been out shopping all day)— Oh, dear, how tired and hungry I am! Husband — Didn't you have, any luncheon In town? Wife— A plate of soup only. I didn't feel that I could afford to hare more. Husband— Did you find the h.tt you treated? Wife— Oh. yes. It Is a perfect dream, John, and It only cost $28.— Collier's Weekly.
The Price of Admission. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
The Price of Admission. Mrs. Smyth (looking up from her paper)— What does it mean in the Washington news when it speaks of "the lower house?" Mr. Smyth— That means tbe bouse of representatives. The senate is higher. Mrs. Smyth— How is it higher? Do you mean that it costs more to get there?— Philadelphia Record. "Mac," the Scotch prefiX, means son, co Macpherson means "son of a parson," and Maedonakl Is the same as Donaldson. Fairfax weans "fair' of — : -asr- •— j«r
After a Battle. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
After a Battle. In the first aid that is rendered: on the field after a battle nothing is attempted beyond the arrest of.hemorrhage, the application of temporary splints for fractures and antiseptic dressing. There is no washing or exploration of wounds. The clothes are merely slit up with scissors,* not removed, thus insuring protection to the patient's body and saving unnecessary disturbances. The sergeant In charge of the collection station has a field companion, a water bottle and a small reserve of bandages and first dressings'in bis care to replenish the surgical haversacks with which the bearers are supplied. Triangular bandages are chiefly used on the battlefield, made from a 3S Inch square of linen or calico, cut diagonally into halves. Almost anything that comes to band may be used as Improvised splints— sticks, telegraph wire, bark of trees, straw, rifles, bayonets, lances and so on. The splint, if necessary, is padded with straw or leaves or grass and is fastened with st...