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A Cheerful Liar. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
A Cheerful Liar. "I have followed trout streams ever since I was a boy," said a Providence crank, "and have tried to solve for many years the cause of the apparent decrease In brook trout. Recently I think I discovered the cause of the extermination. I was fishing along a brook near Oakland Beach, R. 1., when I saw a large snake with a half masticated trout in its mouth. . The action of the suake interested me, and, standIng quietrl studied the snake closely. ."On the end of the snake's tail was a sharp bony growth shaped like a hook. After a few moments my watching was rewarded by seeing the snake glide over to some bushes growing along the bank and catch a grasshopper In Its mouth. The snake then placed . the grasshopper carefully on the hooklike thing on the end of Its tail. "By this time my curiosity was thoroughly aroused," continued the fisherman. "The spake crawled up on a log that extended from the bank Into the brook and let its tail bang into the water. In a moment up came...
Tempering Copper Not a l<ost Art. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Tempering Copper Not a l&lt;ost Art. The allegation that ancient Egyptians tempered copper and bronze to carry a razor edge is not borne out by Investigation. Thomas Harper of Bellevue. Pa., challenges any one to produce a piece of metal tempered by thi? ancients that cannot be more than duplicated by any metal worker today. He says that in examining buqdrpds of specimens alleged to have been tempered to the degree that steel Is tempered lie failed to find any, nor bad he discovered any one who had ' seen sucU work, and the fable which lists beeu implicitly believed for centuries is being shattered in the light of modern research. This Is not the ouly story believed for centuries tending to belittle the man of today, to make him the Inferior of his forefathers, which failed .under the searchlight of Inquiry and science. The ancients were children in mechanical knowledge as compared to the people of today, and if there was a clenwn&lt;l for any particular buildinjr or...
Not Self Hade. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Not Self Hade. "I am sorry to disappoint you. young man," said the great railway magnate to the reporter who had called in for the purpose of writing him up, "but I did not begin at the bottom and work my way up. ' I never blacked the boots of the engine • wipers and never carried beer for the janitor of the roundhouse. I was kicked through college by my father, Inherited a fortune, which I Invested in railroad shares, and I hold this job because 1 have votes enough to control it It Is top bad, my young friend, but we can't all be self made men. We would become tiresome." And be bowed the caller out.— Chicago Tribune.
A Strong Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
A Strong Hint. Harry wanted to give Lucy a birthday present, but could not make up his mind what it should be; so tbe next time he called he frankly told her tbe difficulty under which he was laboring. "Want to make me a present," Harry?" exclaimed Lucy In well counterfeited astonishment. "Why, Harry, you forget yourself!" Harry took the hint and offered himself on the spot.
Without Regard to Expense. ' [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Without Regard to Expense. ' . The king assembles the royal architects^ ;^ ; ; . • '.;_'■['. '.'■ '■ -• . ' . : "Build me a temple," he commands, "so costly that no smoker will ever be told he might have owned It had he let tobacco alone!" Ah, this; was aiming high \ indeed! But when was true art ever known to falter?— Detroit Journal.
Honest Confession. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
Honest Confession. "Young man," said the careful father, "if I consent to you marrying my daughter will you furnish her the luxuries to which she Is accustomed?" "Well," said the young man, "It is more than likely that I won't, be buying her as many theater admissions as I have been doing for the past year."— Indianapolis Press. . Niagara power was used as long ago as 1725, when the French erected a sawmill . near the site of the present factory of the Plttsburg Reduction company. It was used for tbe purpose of supplying sawed lumber for Fort Niagara. , . . When a man Is hungry, he doesn't waste much time reading the bill of *ZT^ — C_???.? rt W_i»ra
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
From a Pastor ■ "I am tlie pnstor of the Baptist Clmrch at Port Jervis, N. V., and sometimes am calfed upon to take part in evangelistic work away from home. Xot long _££fSfew_ winds from take Qn= *"|ISmW" tario. Here I contracted JSffl— _ _BS\ came so hoarse that I ssußEy // (.'liter the pul))^ heard of Acker's English Kemedy and, after service, I boiightabottle and began taking it. The next «igl)f ray throat was nearly well, and I delivered my sw.-inon without difficulty. In a few days I was thorough! » jrared. I conceive it to be my duty to benefit mankind physically as well as spiritually whenever I can, aml'aiu glad to write these words in praise of thra praiul oitl Hu-nJicjnp, Those with sensitive throatsand those wtipcai^ie^Jd easily should certainly take Acker's jSngii'sb J&amp;m^fly .V (Signed) Kkv. Bzba Terrt Hakkobu,. Sold at __, SOc. and 51 ft bottle, throngiiout Ihe Vnttud States and Canadn; and In KtiKl-iml, at 18- 2&lt;1., S». M., 4s. 041. If you are n...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. Lcdgor and Daily Call, one year $7 50 Ledger and Weekly Call, one year . . . 3 60 Ledger aud Daily Bulletin, one year 6 50 Ledger and Semi-Weekly Bulletin, 1 ye'r 4 20 j Ledger and Weekly Bulletin, one year. . . 390 ' Ledger and Daily Chronicle, one year 7 70 ■ Ledger and Weekly Chronicle, one year . 3 60 j Ledger and Weekly Examiner, one year. 3 60 j Ledger and Daily Examiner, one year ... 8 30 ' Ledger and N. Y. Weekly Tribune, 1 ye'r 3 00 Ledger i-.Dd N. Y. Tri-Weekly Tribune, ly 3 50 ' Ledger and CoKiiuipoll tan Magazine, 1 rr 3 35 j Ledger ami S. F. Weekly Post, one yoar. 3 00 ' Ledger and McCall's Magazine, «.no y«ar 2 75 I Ledger and St. Louis Ulobo Democrat, ly 3 00 Ledger aud •• Twice a Week," one year . . 300 S9~ Tm&gt; above rates are strictly in advance. SLOBE^ HOTEL Corner Main and Court Streets JACKSON, CAL P. DWYER, •/.: : : Proprietor First-Class in Every Respect ESPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO COM. mcrcial travelers. Sample rooms connected with the...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. It Is True That We Keep the Best Quality of Drugs and the Largest and Most Complete Variety Stock In-the. County. A Host of Patrons Will Tell You This and Will Direct You to THE CITY PHfIRMAGY. BOBEET I. KEBB , Main Street JACKSON "Campaigning In the Philippines" A- book of over 400 pages with :. nearly 300 beautiful illustrations of troops in action and scenes in tho Philippine Islands, published by The Hicks-Judd Publishing; Company of San Frafloisco, the only publishers in the United Stales who sent representatives to Manila especially ,to compile a history of the war. As many as 23 writers were engaged in the work in Manila, many of whom were with tho troops in their various engagements and they wero permitted to use official records to verify their reports. Haps of Battlefields made by. an official map-maker in the Bth Army Corps enables the . reader to follow closely tho movements of troops. Description of Philippine Islands giving statistical and 'other informa...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
. ■ ; I .., MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISEMENTS. - i-nb inn a ,nn Metal I s Magazine . -( THE 'QJJEEN OF FASHION )— — - . Will contain -TWENTY-TWO FULL-PAGE . BEAUTIFUL COLORED PLATES— more : • than 1000 exquisite, artistic and strictly up-to- ' , date FASH lON designs — a large number of short stones and handsome illustrations — fancy work, hints on dressmaking and sugges- ' . tions for the home.' With Amador Ledger -^-Only $2.75 a Year And each subscriber receives a FREE PATTERN of her own selection — a pattern sold by most houses at 25 cents or 30 cents. SEASON OF 1899-1900 -^ _. ■_ _ _ -^J _____ •Lv San Francisco s:oopm....Tues and Fri OIIR| O L^T^ # Lv Fresno. 10:23 pm.:..Tues and Fri II I M rl* •Af LL ° S . An 6eleB--.;-"--.v6 ele 8--.;-"--.v 7:45am.. ..Wed and Sat V^ V^ X I JL__f I - • Lv Los Ange1e5.......'..... BK»am... .Wed and Sat _ _ ' -.- ■ • Ar El Pa 50.:............... 7:12 am... Thars and Sun 1 I nil I 1^ Ld II • LvElPaso 9:2sa_..7.T_nrsandSun I I IVI I 1 1"^ I I *'^ N&a...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 30 March 1900
- v '. ; MISCELLANEOUS: ! THE LONDON WOOLEN MILLS J. H. HEITMAN FINE TAILORING ' Price List as Fallows : LONDON WEST OF - ENGLAND BROADCLOTH SUIT (40 in LONDON CLAY WORSTED. in'Mlue and Black jn 00 NEW ENGLAND WASHINGTON MILLS CLAY WORSTED, blueblack ; *a) to 35 00 GERMAN CREPE DRESS WORSTED 35 00 FRENCH BLACK P1QUE...... «5 to 35 00 LONDON BLACK DOESKIN SUIT.... 35 00 WASHINGTON MILLS GRAY WORSTED SUIT, to 0rder......... J..ta0 to 35 00 FINE ASSORTMENT IN TWEED SUITING .;;."$15t040 0&amp; LATEST STYLE OF ENGLISH AND j AMERICAN TROUSERING.... U to 12 00 600 J Street , Corner Sixth, SACBAKEKTO OURTASTEHAMS Sweet, Juicy and Tender. We live but once-— . " ' " •• • ' Why not live well and enjoy life? HALL/ LUHRS &amp; CO; &gt; Wholesale Grocers and Provision . Dealers - Sacramento.e nto. Cal. A $4.00 BOOK FOR; rscts. -' Tie Farinsrs' Encyclopedia. flp^^^ crccn cloth bindother books costing J4.00. If yon desire this book send us our specUu offer price, $0.75, and...
CALAVERAS COUN TV. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
CALAVERAS COUN TV. Prospect, San Andreas, March 31, 1900. If the rivalry between -the various gunclubs in this county continues, it would be advisable for the club that 'would take the lead, to send for Dr.B. H. Foreman, of lone." At a recent target shoot at that place, shooting at a Columbia target, 200 yards, with a rifle off band, he made a score of nine points in a possible of five. On" the Columbia target the center shot, which must be within a one-inch circle, counts one, immediately without that circle, two, and so on, the shooter ■ having live shots. Foreman's shooting is said to equal the world's record, so iar as known. A man by the name of Kelley, a nephew of the well-known liveryman, Pat Kelley of Sonora, was : severely injured in the Lightuer mine Ust Sunday. A large rock fell upon the unfortunate man, striking upon the lower part of the abdomen a little upon the side, badly bruising and tearing the skin and- tissues. Dr. 'Pache was called and found the wounds very seve...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. New Era, Carters, March 30, 1900. . Fred Cook and Harry Da wson, who have for 'some time been suspected of having robbed William H. Evans' resort in Jamestown of considerable . jewelry, and money to the amount of $75, on the 19th day of January last, were arrested a few days ago and given their examination before Judge Cutting in, Jamestown -Monday. Cook turned State's evidence, confessed being one of the thieves and implicated another fellow known as "Hoosier Mac," who has not been captured. Dawson is a man of . shady reputation and has served - numerous sentences in the Tuolumne jails. : , The preliminary examination of Vaquero Jack, the Indian who attempted tQ rape nine-year-old Ellen Anderson at Cherokee in the afternoon on the 16th Inst'.f took place in Justice Cartar's Court last* Saturday and the defendant was held to appear before the Superior Court for trial. * Bonds were fixed at SIQ, OOO and failing to furnish same, tho prisoner was returned to the county...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Republican. Placerville, March 20, 1900. Louis Ferrari of Newtown was badly burt last Saturday at the Minnehaha mine , near El Dorado. He was employed . there as a miner and while handling a box of giant powder caps they exploded, burning and wounding him about the face. Some fragment, presumably a piece of cap, ; was driven into his right eye. . Dr. McLean and Dr. Rantz, who examined him here sent him to Dr. Briggs, the Sacramento occulist, for attention. They received a letter Monday stating that Ferrari will probably lose his eye. Tho "pie-thieves" are at work again in Placerville. On Monday night Mrs. Havercroft,- Jwho ;lives near " Shelley Inch's'place, j lost about twenty quarts of canned fruit, the thioves entering the cellar to get it. She heard them but whs afraid to molest them. Her husband is in the State of Washington now working at carpentering .and sho intends to leave here soon to join him. Jay Stackpole, whose eyes were injured recently while meltin...
Flayed Out. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Flayed Out. Dull Headache, Pains in various parts of the body, Sinking at the pit of the stomach. Loss of aj.'pe ti to, Feverishness, Pimples or Sores are all positive evidences of impure blood. No matter how it became so it must be purified in order to obtain good health. Ackker's Blood Elixir has never failed to cure Scrofulous or Syphilitic poisons or any other blood diseases. It Is certainly a wonderful remedy and we sell every bottle on a positive guarantee. Sold by A, Goldner.
Cost of Hard Lumber. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Cost of Hard Lumber. The timber used by wagon and carriage makers and repairs in this part of the United States counts into coin pretty fast. As an 'example, we will quote a few prices given this week by Garbarini Bros. ";* .First growth of hickory costs In San Francisco $140 a thousand; second growth, $180; second' growth, Jersey oak 7 $150;. maple, $120; birch, . $120; yellow bark oak, .second growth, $140. Wbitewood, such as cottonwood, basswood and yellow poplar, cost according to . J thicknessj *" as follows: Seven-eights of an Inch in thickness, $100 per" thousand; three-fourths of an inch, $90; five-eighths of an inch, $80; one-half inch, $90.. The freight from San Francisco to lone and the hauling by team. from lone to Jackson, must be added to these prices before the exact cost to Garbarini Bros, can be figured. ' -v,'- ' During tke past-winter a half cord of the refuse from the shop was gathered together' for fire-wood, and in estimating what that half cord actually cost t...