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Tell Tour Bister [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Tell Tour Bister A beautiful complexion is un impossibility without good pure blood, tho sort that only exists in connection with good digestion, a healthy liver and bowels. Karl's Clover Root Tea acts directly on the bowels, liver und kidneys, keeping them in perfect health. Prico 250 and 50c. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist. , » :
MONEY IN CIRCULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
MONEY IN CIRCULATION. The Circulation Statement Issued By the Nation's Treasury Department. More money per capita, more gold, more silver and a larger total of money in circulation than ever before is the summarization of the "circulation statement" issued by the Treasury Department for April 1, 1900. The following table shows the total money and the total gold in circulation on April Ist of each year from 1890 to 1900: Gold and gold YEAR Total money certificates. 1890 $1,437,494,052 $308,562,567 1891 1,530,080,464 552,785,919 1892 1,008,641,520 561,943,647 1893 1,602,521,806 519,285,960 1894, 1,690,714,808 566,408.865 1895 ...... 1, 584, 184, 424 528, 337, 088 1896 1,528,629,463 489,151,565 1897 1,669,000.694 554,582,096 1898 1,756,058,645. 618,448,941 1899 1,927,846,942 727,748,591 1900....... 2,021,274,506 785,845,549 For the first time in tho history of the country the per capita circulation has crossed the 926 line, and the year 1900 carried the total for the first time past th...
So Ton Know [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
So Ton Know Consumption is ! preventable? Science has proven that, and also that neglect is suicidal. The worst cold or cough can be cured with Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure, Sold on positive guarantee for over fifty years'. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist .' ' j &lt; ; '-i *i
How Is Tour Wifel [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
How Is Tour Wifel Has she lost her beauty ? If so constipation, indigestion, sick headache, are the principal causes, Karl's Clover Root Tea has cured these ills for half a century. Price 25c and SUc. Money refunded if results are not satisfactory. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist. Vi.*Jl.
Kaffirs Are Bora Liara. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Kaffirs Are Bora Liara. The Kaffir makes an ' Interesting study. You cannot understand him all at once. It requires time, and a good ■leal of it. A new arrival thinks the Kaffir Is a born prevaricator of the truth and has his reasons for bo thlnk!ns- i*ii Suppose you catch a "boy" committing a misdemeanor. Ask him what lie has been (loins, and he will look up in your fact*, a picture of innocence, urn! reply, "Ikona, baas"— a plump denial. Tell him you saw tiiru do it, threaten him with punishment; he will still persist in maintaining his Innocence. Ho will still plead ignorance of the misdeed and mutter in astonishment or fear, "Ikona, baas." ' In fact, lie knows nothing whatever about It. If the offense be one that cannot be overlooked, you proceed to administer rep nf-witb the foot if you are not particular and wish. to be impressive. What does be do? If he Is a raw "boy" and not used, to It, he runs off, with n terrified look on bis face; If he Is i'..-.ed to it, he retires prec...
An "American" Dnel. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
An "American" Dnel. During my residence in Heidelberg a lanivntabli' and terrible • affair took plaw that threw a profound gloom over! the university and ■ the entire, town. Two German students, having quarreled, decided the earth was not large enough for both of them to live In and resorted to the . diabolical practice called the "American. duel." In a darkened room the two young men drew lots, having sworn that he who drew the black ball would commit suicide. The , unhappy loser went to his room and discharged a bullet Into his breast but missed bis heart and lingered for several days on his deathbed. His parents were summoned by telegraph and besought him on their knees to disclose the name of his antagonist but he steadfastly refused and died with the secret In his breast ;. The students not only excused his 'conduct but praised his courage, and ■when his remains were taken- to the railway station to be transported to a distant city they accompanied the funeral cortege. with tor...
Fooled the Oroird. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Fooled the Oroird. . Some people will go to great trouble and expense to perpetrate a joke. The other day two well known society men hired a closed carriage and decorated It with bows of white .ribbon and flow : erg. and other paraphernalia belonging to a well appointed wedding. . • ; On each side was hung a placard announcing that the occupants were just married. It attracted great attention, and when It pulled up in front of the Gait House a few days ago a large crowd had congregated to see the happy bride and groom alight The driver slowly got down from his seat beside the door. He opened It deliberately, and when he swung .the door open the curious crowd surged l forward. There was no bride and no groom inside, but Instead a big placard bearing In great black letters the single word, "Rubber." *■ Fo* a little while the driver had the joke to himself, but soon the crowd realized the neat . swindle, and all enjoyed the episode hugely.— Louisville Dispatch. f
Wa» She night? [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Wa» She night? A certain woman, says the Wichita Eagle, desired the arrest of the saloon keeper who had been selling whisky to her drunken husband. Having conducted the officer to the saloon, she was told by him to pick out the proprietor. Seven men, all looking alike and dressed alike, * were' standing motionless ", around a whisky barrel, . and she " could not tell which was the one, but she stepped to the barrel and turned the spigot, and the liquor began to pour out on the floor. One of the men sprang out of the circle and turned the spigot off. "Arrest that man I" she said. But was she right? Was It more likely to be the proprietor who would thus plead guilty and go to jail or some Innocent man with an unquenchable thirst who was horrified at seeing the awful waste?
FAMOUS LOST RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
FAMOUS LOST RIVER. A PECULIAR BTREAM WHICH SUDDENLY DISAPPEARS. --. It Sink* Into the Earth Throngh an | Unfathomable Hole and Bind | Forth Again From ; a Hill Miles Airar and Then Repeats th« Trick. Famous Lost river manifests Its Itrange disposition through the northern and eastern' sections of Orange county, Ind. The river, parent of all smaller ones, gushes * from a bluff in Wash In gton ' county, ' a stream with strong current jj which' carries, everything before It It runs In well defined banks for several j miles and then suddenly disappears. Near - Orleans •it sinks Into a great cavernous hole which might very readily be taken as the entrance to the lower and from ■ which . the river gained Its secondary name, the -river Styx. .The i'.lnk Is black and unfathomable and even In the driest season has never been explored, although it has been ascertained that the descent Is gradual and about 590 feet Several miles from the first sink the stream comes forth from the side of a hil...
A Caution* Recommendation. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
A Caution* Recommendation. A Devonshire clergyman was lately compelled to dismiss a clever gardener who used to purloin his fruit and'vegetables. For the sake of his wife and family he gave him a character, and this Is how he worded It: "I hereby certify that A. B. has been my gardener for over two years and that during that time he got more out of my garden than any man I ever employed."— Short Stories. In Norway every person over 15 years of age can be cremated after death If he or she has made a declaration In the presence of two witnesses. For those under 15 a declaration on the part of the parents Is necessary.
Spoiled His Dose. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Spoiled His Dose. A town that has played Its part In history for more than 100 years ought to be forgiven for being a little sleepy by this time, although Its new neighbors may be Inclined to poke fun at it. It is told that a Bladensburg merchant was dozing In his store one day when a little girl came in with a pitcher and asked for a quart of molasses. The merchant yawned, stretched himself, opened his eyes and then said in an Injured tone: "Well, ain't there nobody what sells molasses In Bladensburg but me?"
J No'Two Thumb* Alike. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
J No' Two Thumb* Alike. jlt is not alone.' on questions of handwriting that handwriting experts are called upon to testify. . Thumb impressions, around , which Mark Twain J ln "Puddin'head built his Ingenious story, have sometimes formed the basis of very convincing testimony. Conan Doyle said that Carvalho's deductions in the case of the robbery of $25,000 from a package of the American Express' company,' for nicety of reasoning ' and ' extraordinary coincidence, eclipsed anything any one' ever dared put Into fiction. • . • In 1894 Asa Guy Gurney was tried on the charge of stealing a large sum of money , from the express company. It was provedthat Gurney had opened the safe where' the package had been placed taken It out and deposited it In another -safe." It was found that a large sum was missing. The evidence was purely circumstantial. ; The envelope containing the money bore upon It, however, a thumb impression,. Mr. Carvalho testlfie'd that the - Impression on the envelope ; an...
Severe Punishment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Severe Punishment. Sterling Is derived from the name by which the dwellers In eastern Germany were known in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. They were called Easterlings v The purity not only of their money was yery famous, but that of their silver specially 'so, and coiners and jj silversmiths were . fetched from those parts to improve the quality of our own manufactures. So far back as 1597 two counterfeiters, who sold spurious silver articles bearing a simulated royjil lion and the goldsmiths' marks, were sentenced to stand In a pillory at Westminster, with their ears nailed thereto and with papers above their heads setting forth the nature of the offense for which they were so disgraced. After this degradation they were publicly marched to Cheapslde, put In the pillory there, and had each one ear cut off, finally being conducted back ,to the Fleet prison and having to pay a fine oif 10 marks each. ' It seems that In recent times the record price for Elizabethan silver was £...
Only Two Loads. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Only Two Loads. "At the close of the war," said a southern representative today, "a great many negroes In the south refused to leave their old homes. Sly father gathered, his former slaves about him and told them they were free and must leave him. Some went and others remained. Among the latter was an old darky named Eph, who swore he would not leave, but would stay and take his chances. 'All right, Eph,' said my fa : ther. 'Just take four or five acres and go In on the three and four plan.' " 'An what am dat massa, fo': de Lawd's sake?'. .;*.*» \ '"Why, If you raise three loads of corn you must give me . one and you keep two.' So Uncle Eph went to work and raised a crop. At harvest time my father rode over the farm and noticed that Eph had cut his corn. Seeing the old fellow, he rode up and asked him why he didn't do as lie had agreed about dividing the corn. ."'Well, massa, yoh said if I raised free loads of corn I wuz to gib yoh one an take' two loads myself, an I done only raise...
Jerrold'a Wit. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Jerrold'a Wit. ' The English have been accused for so long of dullness In their humor that several stories related of the eminent wit Douglas Jerrold may not be out of place as showing that the charge is sometimes untrue. It appears that at a dinner one- gentleman who had ' been eating a dish of sheep's, head with great gusto exclaimed as he laid down his knife and. fork, "Sheep's head forever, say II" "There's egotism," said Jerrold. ;■; ,v*J Sometimes; through a Joke, Jerrold conveyed good advice or a word of warning. He was enjoying a drive one day with a Jovial spendthrift behind a pair of grays. "Well, what do you think of my grays?" asked his. Impecunious friend. "To tell you the truth,'* replied Jerrold, "I was thinking more of your duns."
Quick at a Bint. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Quick at a Bint. Mr. Slyman, the bookkeeper, received a present of ?10 from his employer. He expected more and was greatly disappointed. He dropped the money on the floor in the presence of his employer, as If accidentally, and stooped to pick It up. "Did you find it all?" asked his employer after a few minutes. "No; I found only $10!"-,Fllegende Blatter.
Satisfied Her. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Satisfied Her. Prospective Bride— l know it's foolish, doctor, but to gratify a natural curiosity will you please let me see the form of service you Intend to use In marrying us? ...-.-■ . ■ The Rev. Dr. Fourthly— lt will not be necessary, my dear young woman. I never use the word "obey" In the marriage service.— Chicago Tribune.
Hot a Hard Question. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 20 April 1900
Hot a Hard Question. They had a dispute, and they had agreed to leave It to the military expert "What bullet" they asked,. "do you consider the deadliest?" For several minutes he remained In a brown study. Then he looked up with the air of one who has settled the matter fisally and definitely. ."The one that hits," he sald.-Chlca-go Post