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Doubfed Him Vp, [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
Doubfed Him Vp, A prominent western clergyman, W. W. White by name, was a member of a leArned society in which there were several members whQ were fond of quibbling. During a speecli he ha&lt;| been annoyed by their interruptions almost beyond the point of endurance. At last he said, "I trust I will not be troubled again until my speech |s flulished." Before he could begin another sentence on.c of his chief tormentors arose and said, slowly and solemnly: "Oh, doctor douliUvu, Aouljleu, double-n, We love to trouble you, tronbjs you, trpabJA yon.' 1 The doctor sat down.— Kansas City Independent.
THE QUEER CRUSTACEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
THE QUEER CRUSTACEAN. Interest In* Character! (ties of Lob- sters and Turtles. Lobsters, when young and frivolous, change their shells several times a year, but as they grow older and, presumably, more sedate they are content with a new suit every summer. The lobster is his own tailor, and persons who have watched the process say that the difficulty seems to lie in getting rid of the old garb and not in flttlng.the'new. First he Is attacked by ft series of convulsions lasting for several days. During these a faint line of breakage appears down the middle of the back, which gradually grows broader with every spasm. The headpiece is the first to break entirely, and suddenly a violent effort enables the lobster to withdraw his head, leaving the larger part of his eyes in the shell. After a rest of a few hours the struggle begins again, and the shoulders, or large claws, emerge, with effort so exhausting that nearly a day. is required for recuperation. During this time he presents a cur...
AN EXAMPLE OF NERVE. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
AN EXAMPLE OF NERVE. Warden McClanghry's Experience . 'With an Almost Escaped Prisoner. "Speaking of nerve," said one of the detectives at headquarters, "reminds me of Chief McClaughry of Chicago. He used to be warden at the state penitentiary down ln Jollet, and he had the reputation of being the coolest man in Illinois. He was as shifty as any of the men be had to handle and as quick and calm about it as a regular Sherlock Holmes. . Nothing could feaze him. "One day McClaughry was sitting In his office at just about the time the men were being marched back to their cells from work. ' He was alone. There was a sound behind him, and, whirling round, he saw a convict who had passed the guard ln some way creeping toward him with an ugly looking Iron bar in his hand. V. --■ " 'Don't you stir!' the man whispered. 'I'm going to get out of this If I have to kill you to do It' "'Oh,' McClaughry said, 'I thought you were going tomorrow!' The man stared at McClaughry and grunted, 'Wot?' McCl...
■* "Uier Saved Nor Earned. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
■* "Uier Saved Nor Earned. Railroad people have an arrangement by which they can register the speed of a train. It looks like a steam gauge and Is connected with the axle, so that the pointer registers the number of revolutions every minute. There are so many revolutions to tbe mile, and by an ingenious arrangement the number of miles an hour is shown upon the dial. The apparatus Is expensive as well as delicate. The late Jay Gould was one of the first to adopt It, and shortly after a register was placed in his private car Russell Sage was making a journey with him and inquired what it was. Mr. Gould explained the mechanism and the usefulness of the machine with great care. Mr. Sage was silent for a moment and then, looking up. Inquired: "Does it earn anything?" "No; I think not," said Mr. Gould, with a smile. "Does it save anything?" "No." "Then I would not . have it in my car."— Chicago Record.
The Road to Snccess. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
The Road to Snccess. There is a mistaken notion that success in life is achieved only by bard effort An "education" Is not necessary to become successful in life, beyond thorough familiarity with the rudiments. An education comes to an industrious man as naturally as age. Ability to deliver orations is not necessary. Industry and honesty, which are easier than Idleness and dishonesty, will achieve success for any man of ordinary ability. • Success Is easier, than failure. Success seldom comes at once; It is a matter of years of good conduct «i»rl intellia-pnt work.— Atchlson Globe. The wild white sheep is found nowhere in the world but in Alaska, and few specimens for mounting whole have ever been obtained.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦»♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ j; It Is True | | That We Keep the Best I!, ij Quality of Drugs and ! ;: the Largest and Most ij i j Complete Variety Stock i : ij In the County. :. ij X ' *~»-^s. . ♦ ** f. V . ■ ♦ |;A Host of Patrons Will i: H Tell You This and Will;: ;: Direct You to [;| 111 1 CITY PifiiCL &lt; &gt; ■■■•- ..•■•'. y-. • .. .. . -■ -'■■ *&gt; W BOBEBT I. KEEB J \ i • '• ' '■"-■■ • "-;• &lt; ( i &gt; Main Street . JACKSON ! ', ■&lt;&gt; •'■'..■• &lt; &gt; *&gt;'.. - ■ i . ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»»»♦♦♦♦»»»♦♦♦»♦♦ LEDGER'S CLUBBING RATES. Ledger and Dally Call, one yenr $7 50 Ledger and Weekly Call, one year &gt;. . 360 Ledger and Daily Bulletin, on« year . ; . . . 6 SO Lodger »ud Semi-Weekly Bulletin, 1 ye'r 4 20 Ledger and Weekly Bulletin, one year. . . 390 Ledger and Daily Chronicle, oue year 7 70 Ledger and Weekly Chronicle, one year . 3 60 Ledger and Weekly Examiner, Sue year. 3 6...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
. . MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISEMENTS. ' FOR l n 'flft iimn ■ McCall's Magazine ——(THE QUEEN OF FASHION)— ' Will contain TWENTY-TWO FULL-PAGE i£3 / BEAUTIFUL COLORED PLATES— more than 1000 exquisite, artistic and strictly up-to-date FAvSHION designs --a large number of short stories and handsome illustrations — fancy work, hints on dressmaking and suggestions for the home. With Ainador Ledger $2.75 a Year And each subscriber receives a FREE PAT- • TERN of her own selection — a pattern sold by most houses at 25 cents or 30 cents. . . . - . V ■ "■ - ■ SEASON OF 1899-1900 ' '■ _____ $LV SaD Franclsoo --- •••• s:oopm....Tues. ..Tues and Fri 011 K\ O r7T^ • LvFresn &lt;&gt;- - ......10:a3pm....Tues and Fri I JAr Los Angeles.. 7:45 am.. ..Wed and Sat V«J 1 1 A— a* 1 •Lv Los Ange1e5............ B:oo am.... Wed and Sat _ ._ _' ' | ■ -" • Ar#Elp »50... 7:l2am Thurs and Sun I I lln I I L/Tl • LvKlPaso • 9:25am....Tnur S and Sun 1 I I VI | I rII • Ar NewOrleaDS 7:«pm....Fri and Mon ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 13 April 1900
miscellaneous: ;&gt;:; &gt;: THE LONDON WOOLEN MILLS J. H. HEITMAN FINE TAMING Price list as Follows: LONDON WEST OF ENGLAND BROADCLOTH SUIT.... WO 00 LONDON CLAY WORSTED, in' Blue and Black 40 m NEW ENGLAND WASHINGTON MILLS CLAY WORSTED, bineblack |30 to 35 00 GERMAN CREPE DRESS WORSTED 35 00 FRENCH BLACK PIQUE *25 to 35 CO LONDON BLACK DOESKIN SUIT 85 m WASHINGTON MILLS GRAY WORS^ ' TED SUIT, to order ...t30t035 00 FINE ASSORTMENT IN' TWEED SUITING (15 to 4000 LATEST STYLE OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN TROUSERING.... J4 to 12 00 800 1 Street , Corner Sixth, S ACB AMEHTO OUR TASTE HAMS Sweet, Juicy and Tender. We livo but onee — •• . Why not live well and enjoy life? HALL, LUHRS &amp; CO Wholesale Grocers and - Provision Dealers Sacrame ntn. Cal. A $4.00 BOOK FOR 75cts. The Farmsrs' Encyclopedia. - ■ periPMSf '^Slas^^ trated, bound in T^HckJi^^B?^ preen cloth bindoiher books costing $4.00. If you desire this book send us our special offer price, $0.75, and 10.20 e...
CALAVERAS COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY. Chronicle. Mokelumne Hill. April 14, IDOB. : On -Monday of last week H. Sauve met- with an accident while, at work in the lumber yard of the. Gwio mine, &gt; and has since, been limping about with a cane. He was trying to get a certain timber out of a large pile, using a crowbar, when several timbers became released and rolled down unexpectedly, one striking him,^on; the left thigh: Although the bone was' not broken he had a narrow escape and has since been unable to work as above stated. IThe convicted stage robber, James Starr, was takon to San Quentin prison last Tuesilay by Sheriff Thorn, to commence tho serviceof his year's sentence in that institution. This man, it will be remembered, ple.ad guilty to holding up the Copperopolis stage. ■ Prospect. San Andreas, April 1 &gt;, 1900. 'Sheriff Price of Tuolumno county has appointed John P. Ludily, brother of ■f." B. Luddy of San Andreas, as deputy in his office. Mr. Luiidy has many friends in this ...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Independent. Sonora. April 14, KM*. Had it not: been for the presence of miod exhibited by the engineer of th« Dead Horse j mine. Summersville,"' last Sunday, the country's long; list of underground tragedies would have been added to by six. As it was, two miners wore considerably hurt, thougti both feel satisfied to get off as they did; and are certain . that all bands would have gone whizzing through the thousand feet intervening' between them and the bottom of the shaft had it not been that tho man at .the brakes showed the stuff a' hoistings engineer should be made of. The day shift was being hoisted but of the mine as rapidly as possible jafter 6 o'clock in the . afternoon and the unlucky trip was made when, five miners were on the skip and one more, Ben Moffatt, riding the cable directly ahead of it. All was going well and the .400 foot station had just been- passed, when all of a sudden the big reel ' shaft snapped like, a pipe-stem, and the skip with its hum...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Republican. Placarville, April 12, 1900. Will Leventon, who lived in Upper Placerville a year or more ago, was badly hurt last Saturday in the southeastern part of the county where he has been living since he left Placerville. His home has been a short distance above Coyoteville and he has been mining on the head of Spanish Creek. He has been riding a horse to and from his mining claim. Last Saturday l tho animal stumbled and fell with the rider underneath. One of Will's hips is said to be crushed, several of his ribs broken and his spine injured. He is at home under the attention of Dr. TIN fany of Plj mouth. : ■ •r ! M rs. Joh n .". Masterson of 'Diamond Springs will -go to Sacramento today under : the care' of Dr. Kellogg to bo placed in, a • private- hospital in that city. Mrs. Masterson has had much trouble recently with, one of her knees and;tliedoctbr'. r willl perform a&gt;urgical operation in Sacramento, leaving her at the the hospital under the ca...
UNIVERSITY^OF, CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
UNIVERSITY^ OF, CALIFORNIA. Tuj 1)3 t of the Association Students Will Be Cleared. University of California, April 5, 1900. — That every California piniK'jriowor should, without delay, find out liv experiment, just what resistant vims are best adapted to his own soil, in order that he may be insured agairiht ruin from phylloxera, is the uu vice given by Frederick T. Bioletti ami A. M. dal ,Piaz.in the bulletin on "Beuch-Grafting H&gt; distant Vines" which is now ready for distribution by IU« University of California. -. No vineyardist should 'delay in fancied security merely ' because phylloxera has not- appeared iv his neighborhood, say the University viticulturists,! for |it may take three or four years of experimenting to determine what species is best suited to peculiar conditions of soil and climate. The Uupestris St. George is recommended . wherever deep penetra111 1 ation of roots is possible and desirable, but. it is uot suitable for the heaviest clays.-' BemJi-graft...
On Every Bottle [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
On Every Bottle Of Shiloh's Consumption cure is this guarantee : "All we ask of you is to use two-thirds of the contents of this bottle faithfully, then it you can suy you are not benefited, return the bottle to your druggist and he may refund the price paid." Price paid 25c, 60c and 11. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist. : : • i
McCall's Magazine. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
McCall's Magazine. By reference to our clubbing rates our readers will see that we furnish McCall's Magazine, an especial favorite with the ladies, and the Amadou Ledger, both one year for only (2.25. Each subscriber receives a McCall Magazine pattern, which is worth at least one-fifth of the price paid. If our people desire cheap and profitable reading we are prepared to furnish it, 5i • ;■&gt;
CONVENTION PREPARATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
CONVENTION PREPARATIONS Republicans to Meet at Los Angeles. SATISFACTORY ARRANGEMENTS ARE GUARANTEED The Convention Is to Be Held In the Hazard Pavilion Which Will Seat Five Thousand. Los Angeles, Cal., April 12, 1900. When the Bi-ennial session of the Convention of the California League of the Republican Clubs that meets in Los Angeles April 27th and 28th shall have closed, the hands of the Republican party of the State will have been strengthened. So much enthusiasm exists in this Presidential year throughout California, and. so gratifying are the reports that come to the Los Angeles Executive Committee that has the arrangements for tbe. Convention in charge, that the prediction long since made this Convention would prove the largest club gathering in the history of of the State and the most successful Convention of the League, will be verified. - ,-- In order to meet this emergeucy in response to the request for the Republican workers to come to the Convention City of the Southla...