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VOLCANO. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
VOLCANO. Miss Stella I Cranna, Sister of Dailey's Star Actress, Is in Volcano. • .• •' Volcano, April 3, 1900. A much-needed rain has at last broken the long dry spell, but it has so chilled the atmosphere that it is to be feared that frost may follow, which would cause considerable damage to fruit trees . and , other vegetation prematurely advanced by the"extraordinarily mild .weather . which prevailed during the month of March. •■; .., : Great preparations are being made for the masquerade ball to be given by the Native Daughters of this town on April 20th. The decorations of the hall, under the direction of Mr. Christensen, will be quite elaborate and unique. I have heard of many original and beautiful costumes that will be worn on the night of tho ball, but I cannot, of course, divulge the secret. The proceeds are to be donated to the Grand Lodge entertainment -fund. A largo number of outsiders are expected, and no effort will be spared to make the visitors tee\ra.t home and to ...
FROM STOCKTON. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
FROM STOCKTON. "Citizen" Thinks Amador Boys and Girls Never Saw a Circus. .Stockton, April 3, 1900. Norris Bros, and Rowe's Trained Animal Show is in town, ,' and, of course, the children are happy. . . 'Tis truly marvelous what dumb beasts have learned from man. For instance, what would our little Amador friends think to see one Shetland pony ride on the bac,k of two ponies, to see. agQ&amp;twith a live monkey on its back walk a tight rope; a I dog walk on . two . legs on the same side-of its body, or on two legs on opposite sides * of . its body ' and yet all these and many ■-. more things are done by these clever beasts. r* ; .Cape . Nome is all the talk among men and, by the way, Mrs. Hill of Csmanche, Calaveras county, was here and 'purchased l her ticket for Cape Nome. She is to sail ,. on the first steamer for the frozen north. It leaves San Francisco about May 25th. : .. ' Forty -seven one-hundredths 'of an inch :of rain fell here, within the last forty -eight hours....
Jolly Heighbors. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Jolly Heighbors. .-. On a pleasant afternoon last week, the entire population of Scottsvllle engaged in a match game of baseball, the women and children entering into the spirit of the exhilarating sport with all the vim at., their Vcinrtnand!'. It was a pleasant sight to see, and one almost envied them the' royal ' pleasure they were having. . This is an excellent example for others to follow. % Our American women are ] cooped up too much: If " would j get' out into the Bunjhine and pure air oftener and engage in a regular : romp, ; they ' woula bo healthier, happier and better looking. All honor, to the happy : denizens of Scottsville. .'-■:-- ■■ . ■&gt;
He : Pleases the . People. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
He : Pleases the . People. : McMillan makes a fine display at his door of medallions in ■ water colors, Poto jewelry and stamp novelties— all the very latest. He also exhibits some ol the very latest oval ' and long panels in carbon prints.' Patrons of his gallery can always be assured of the very latest styles in all branches of the Foto Art. lie would advise mothers to bring their children for Fotos In the morning, from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. being the best hours for them. .... , 2-23-tf
Spring Opening. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Spring Opening. , On Wednesday and Thursday of next week, April 11th and 12th my elegant - millinery ( stock, comprising all of the very latest and most attractive styles in market, will be open for inspection. The ladies of Jackson and vicinity are cordially invited to call and examine my goods— decidedly the finest line and largest assortment I have ever carried. -Vvi ■•". .. Very respectfully, Miss Gass, . 4-6-1 1 North Main street, Jackson.
Free to Inventors. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Free to Inventors. The experience of C. A. Snow &amp; Co. In obtainiug more than 30,000 patents for inventors has - nabled them to helpfully answer many questions relating to the protection of intellectual property. | This they have done in a pamphlet treating briefly of United States and ' foreign patents, with cost of same, and how to procure them; trade marks, designs, caveats, Infringements, decisions in leading patent pases, etc.. etc. This pamphlet will be sent free to anyone ■vriting to C. A. Snow &amp; Co., Washington. D. C.
Sealed -Bids ■ Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Sealed -Bids ■ Wanted. Sealed bids wanted to sink the Peerless 'shaft -one ' hundred feet. Con- tractors to furnish powder, candles, •■dps and fuse. Bids received at the Company's office, Brown building, Court street, Jackson, tip to 12 o'clock noon Saturday, April 14, 1900. The v-'ompany reserves ■ the' right to reject any and all bids. Henry Osborne, 4-«-2t . .„, :■■■' Superintendent."
Will Meet Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Will Meet Wednesday Evening. v The Jackson Republican Club will meet in Webb Hall, Wednesday evening, April 11th, at 8 o'clock sharp. Important business. Every ' member should be present. .--.; ... »; M. B. Smith, Butternut, Mich., says "Do Witt's Little Early Risers are tbe very best pills I ever used lor oosttveoess, liver and. bowel troubles." City Pnarauwy,
A THRILLING SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
A THRILLING SIGHT. CATCHING AND KILLING THE MONV BTER TUNNY FISH. They Are First Driven Into Enor- : |"' muni Nets In . the Mediterranean Sea and Are Them Stabbed and Slashed to Death With Spears. 'One of the most thrilling and wonderful sights In the world is that of the tunny fisheries of the Mediterranean sea. .The pursuit of these great and . swift fishes is not a mere tame operation of netting, "it Is a fight between man I and sea creatures such as Is duplicated nowhere except In the whale fisheries. The tunny Is a huge mackerel. He is a predaceous fish, and his course through the seas is that of a destroyer without parallel. So deadly Is the tunny to the schools , of herring and similar j food fishes that he is called the herring bog. In our waters he Is known more generally as the horse mackerel. The tunny fisheries are distinctly European, and- they are the oldest Industry that is known In the Mediterranean sea.' To capture them men must band themselves together In large bod...
Red Paint In New England. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Red Paint In New England. As one drives through the country towns all over Maine one can hardly fall to notice the frequent old red barn and oftentimes a whole set of farm buildings painted this conspicuous color. Query was made as to the reason therefor. It seems red paint Is cheapest far cheaper than white lead paint and so far as servlceableness goes lasts as long and sheds the rain as well. Long may the little red farmhouse brighten our New Bngland landscapes. — Bangor Whig and Courier. In all contentions between wit and violence/ prudence and rudeness, learning, and the sword, the strong band took It first, and the strong head possessed lt last.
Ho Excite For Cblmneya. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
Ho Excite For Cblmneya. Notwithstanding that we have long since ceased to hoist coal to lofty apartments, having abandoned forever the old fashioned fireplace with its soot and cinders, the said fireplace is still .with ns In every new house. that Is built. Its open throat leads the same old draft up the chimney, and the same old result follows— colds aJfd cold feet .There Is no excuse for a chimney or a fireplace in a modern house heated from the cellar. The gas log Is a nuisance and a sham.— New York Press.
A»to«ndlnn Politeness. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
A»to«ndlnn Politeness. The truck driver Is proverbially pro- ; fane, and when one Is discovered who j doesn't swear between syllables when his vehicle la jammed In a bunch of other trucks and blocked trolley cars you feel like taking off your hat to him. Down at Second and Chestnut streets one afternoon, when traffic was at its ! thickest and tracks and cars were lined j llong both thoroughfares, two truck- j men had equal chances of making the i crossing. One was coming down Chest- j nut and the other along Second street. Had. they been ordinary truckmen each would have whipped up, and the chances are that a collision would have resulted. But these two were not ordinary truckmen. With Chesterfleldlan grace one waved his arm to the other, Inviting him to take precedence. "You first!" shouted the driver, whereupon a messenger boy who had witnessed the remarkable scene gasped and nearly swallowed his cigarette stump. "After you," was the next contribution to this remarkable dialogue. ...
A Persistent Poet. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
A Persistent Poet. Although R. K. Munklttrick has an enviable reputation as a humorist yet he is not the quickest man in the world to see a joke when it is played on himself. Mr. Gibson, one of the editors of Puck and also a practical joker, arranged for a' special jest to be administered to Mr. Munklttrick. He had provided a trick telephone which emitted a shower of flour when anybody spoke Into It When Mr. Munkittrick had arrived, it was suddenly discovered that the paper had gone to press and that his copy was too late. There was only one chance, Mr. Gibson said, and that was to telephone to the printer and tell him to stop the presses until his matter should be set up and Inserted. He asked Mr. Munkittrick to go to the phone at once. Then the staff sat and held their sides, waiting for the explosion. Finally Mr. Gibson rushed to the telephone and found his friend deluged in flour, but stiU persistently calling "Hello!" through the phone. He led him back and carefully explained t...
The Parisian Way. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
The Parisian Way. It must be hard for the untraveled Anglo-Saxon to grasp the idea that a poet can without loss of prestige recite his lines in a public cafe before a mixed audience. If such doubting souls could, however,- be present at one of these noctes ambrosianse, they would quickly realize that the Latin temper"ament can throw a grace and childish abandon around an act that . would cause an Englishman or an American to appear supremely ridiculous. One's taste or sense of fitness Is never shocked. It seems the most natural thing In the world to be sitting there with your glass of beer before you while some rising poet whose name ten years later may figure among the "Immortal Forty" recites to you his loves and his ambition or brings tears into your eyes with a description of some humble hero or martyr.— Eliot Gregory In Scribner's.
She Heard It. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 6 April 1900
She Heard It. The surplleed choir had done Its duty for the evening service. But all during the church hours there had been a peculiar sound outside as if a child were crying. In reality it was something the matter with the organ. It could be heard distinctly In the auditorium of the church. When the choir sang the recessional and marched slowly out of the church into the dressing rooms, one of the young ladies among the sopranos asked the woman who takes care of the robes: "Did you hear that awful squeaking out here?" "Yes, Indeed, mum; I could almost understand the words." And nothing more was said on the subject— Detroit Free Press.