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Grand Parlor. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Grand Parlor. The Grand Parlor, N. S. G. W., in session at Oroville will elect officers today. Judge R. C. Rust of Jackson, will be elected Grand President. It has been decided that the 30th of June be set apart each year for Native Sons' Memorial Day. During the past year the Increase in membership has been nearly 1000. There Is now in the treasuries of the parlors $32,000 more than there was one year ago.
Cat His Own Throat. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Cat His Own Throat. After helping cook the evening meal for the guests of the Amador Hotel, Amador, last. Wednesday, the Japanese dishwasher proceeded to carve himself, slashing his . throat with a keenedged bread- knife. His insane work was effectual, L death ensuing soon after the desperate ; deed was committed. The cause of the rash act Is not positively known.
OUR BUDGET OF NEWS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
OUR BUDGET OF NEWS ITEMS His ChUd's Illness Called Him Home. SHERIFF GREGORY TAKES CHARGE OF A THEIF Bey. Withrow Conducts a Funeral Ceremony as Requested by the Deceased Two Years Ago.; lone flour is Peerless. W. F. Detert went to San Francisco Monday. If you want good bread, buy.only Peerless flour. 3-16-tf Henry Marre visited San Francisco Pioneer Flour always-, has been and still is the best. 4-6 tf* ' Ed Hammack of Jackson Gate, has been quite ill with la grippe. Give us daily some good bread. . Pioneer Flour makes the best. 4-6-tf* • H. H. Hulbert, . engineer at the Oneida mine, is recovering from a severe attack of la grippe. Annual clearance sale. Twenty yards of calico for $1.00. Red Front. 3-5 We are informed that the Chichizola sawmill has been sold to Whig Lessley for $7000. -&gt;•;' Jackson Cash Grocers carry the freshest crackers and fancy cakes. 4-6-1 m The lone . annual picnic takes place today. Good weather — big crowd. So be it. Pioneer Flour is the "Lily o...
Brothers Meet After Long Separation. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Brothers Meet After Long Separation. &gt; William Kern, a pioneer of this mining section, left his home in Illinois nearly half a century ago, and up to last Monday evening had not seen his brother since • that time. The lone stage of Monday last had for a passenger J. D. Kern, of Sandwich, Illinois; a brother of William Kern above mentioned. . The meeting of the brothers was, indeed, a happy one, tears of joy being freely shed by both. William is ten years older than his brother, who is a well preserved and ■'■ most affable gentleman. ~5~ 5 He is a Civil '" War veteran,' an empty sleeve where his left arm once hung, eloquently telling the story v of .his patriotic valor. He will remain here with his brother for a period of two or three days, after which he purposes visiting the principal cities and places of interest in California. .The Ledger acknowledges a very pleasant call from both of the brothers. Their glowing faces brought a genuine ray of happy sunshine into our sa...
Wild From Firewater. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Wild From Firewater. ;;A man came up from below a few days since in search of his better half. He found her in Slitter Creek, and thereupon began swilling down strong drink-. He-kept It up until his blood was on fire, and one night recently, In a fit of delirium tremens, he ran like a wild man to the Mountain Spring house, a distance of six' miles, jumped through a window and began to demolish things generally. James Burns, the proprietor of ■ the house, wats obliged to knock the whisky-crazed lunatic down with a club and tie him hand and foot in order to protect hipself and his property. He was turned over to the authorities and lodged In jail to sober up, no^charge, we believe, being placed against him. - . ';
Almost Asphyxiated. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Almost Asphyxiated. On Friday night of last week an employe at the Gwin mine, named George Fletcher, while mining In the 1650 level, returned to his work -too soon after firing the blast and ' nearly lost his life by asphyxiation. He was unconscious when taken out and remained so for over an hour afterward. . Dr. A. M. Gall of Jackson was ' placed In charge of the case.
Going to Cape Nome. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Going to Cape Nome. Daniel J. Murphy . started last Tuesday on his return trip to Alaska, his destination being Cape Nome. He will sail from San Francisco on one of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company's vessels , April 30th- John Shaw, of Middle Bar. accompanies him. A ticket from San Francisco costs $175,
FROM VOLCANO. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
FROM VOLCANO. An Interesting Description of the Masq- ' nerade Ball. Volcano, April, 23, 1900. The much. talked of masquerade ball of the Native Daughters took place last Friday evening in Armory Hall. The beautiful weather of the fore part of the week changed suddenly Thursday morning .to a dreary cold rain which continued with short intermissions all through Friday and so kept at home many of, those whose attendance were .otherwise assured. A short lull in the storm enabled the members to enter the hall a little after 9 o'block without too much discomfort. The hall was beautifully decorated for the occasion, partly in red, white and yellow bunting and partly in dark blue and orange garnished with ferns and artificial flowers. Chinese lanterns, banners and masks were suspended from the ceiling, the whole forming a brilliant setting for the motley throng of maskers. The grand march ' was led by Mr. Elmer Boydston and Miss Annie McLaughlin. Considering the circumstances the attendanc...
AMADOR CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
AMADOR CITY. Amador City Sends Delegates to the Grand. Lodge of tb,e H, S. Q. %' Amaqor City, April 24, 1900. Mrs. A. WeU baa returned, from » visit to San Francisco. J.M. Hinkson has returned from the German mine, and is now employed as watchman at the South Spring Hill. John R. Tregloan Is in the city on business. Tom Jacka, - of Napa, Is the guest of his son, James, of Amador. Miss Josie. Mooney is visiting relatives in Plymouth. Mr. Case returned from the city Tuesday evening, where he has been in attendance of the District Epworth League. Mr. Warren occupied his pulpit during his absence. . Will McLaughlin and John Dynan have gone to Oroville to attend the Grand Lodge of the N. S. G. W. as delegates. ' John ' H. Moon of Jackson visited relatives and friends here Sunday. Miss Beatrice Blarney Is visiting in Suttsr with Mrs. Pollard. Mrs. Bartlett, who has been visiting her mother at Forest Home, returned last week. - Mr. Batonfield, of Placerville, is employed at the Keystone mi...
CANYON NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
CANYON NEWS. Canyon Miners Have a • Severe Attack :--; : of the Cape Nome Fever. Canyon, April 24, 1900. We are having lovely weather. A few of our miners are making preparations for their departure for Cape Nome. Not a few have the Nome fever, and among those who are going are Charles Stevens, John Johnson and George Grltlio. The grand ball for the benefit of the school will be given on tho 4th of May. Mrs. Mike French and two children were called to San Francisco to her husband, who is ill at the German Hospital, . - ; iaV Miss Stella Cress, of Sacramento, who has been working at Mrs. Ed. White's, has returned to her home. Mrs. Greon has returned from Plymouth. There i* some talk of a , Sunday School picnic In the near future. ■ ' '. I -■ i Latjra Theresa.
Plymouth Items.'' [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Plymouth Items.'' Plymouth, April 25, 1900. Monday, April 23d, a surprise party was given in honor of Miss May Easton at her home. The guests were: Misses May Easton, Blanche Little, Grace. Wise, Hazel Griffith, Valla Potter, TilHe Wise and B!a.zel Grainger. All epeqt ft pleasant evening. Misses Mamie and Mabel Wheeler, teachers of the Drytown school, were in town Sunday. Mr. George Warren, who was born in Cornwall, England, died here Friday at the age of sixty-three years. Rev. Withrow,' who was requested two years before death by Mr. Warren, rendered the burial services at the M. 13- ohuroh. The deceased was the husband of Mrs. Warren and father of William Warren, Mrs. Gerrans, Mrs. Gill, and Mrs. Gregory. He was an honest, and upright man And was respected by all who, k.n.ew him. Miss, A, my? Slavich went to Alameda this morning where she intends to remain for some time. Mr. William Butler and Miss Laura Dugan made a visit to friends in lone a week ago Sunday. Mr. Raymond Pohman,...
THEIR FIRST DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
THEIR FIRST DANCE. The Jackson Cotillion Club Begins Its Career. . The Jackson Cotillion Club gave its first dance last Saturday evening in Love Hall.. '! ' i About a month ago a number of the young men of Jackson organized this Club for the social interests of the young people, and through the untiring efforts of the promoters- it has grown and strengthened, and though still In its infancy, Is already recognized as a permanent organization. " Spurred on by encouragement' from older people, the Club will endeavor to satisfactorily fulfill the place of like clubs previously organized but which have met with failure. "In union there is strength, " and present Indications show that the Jackson Cotillion Club has strength, as Us members labor side by side persistently in the interest of that organization. About twenty members gathered at Love Hall with as many Invited lady friends, on last Saturday evening and enjoyed the pleasures of dancing until midnight. The Renno Orchestra was enga...
The Questo Copper Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
The Questo Copper Mine. Articles of incorporation of the Qusto Copper Mining Company were filed in Madera county April 11th. The principal place of business is Jackson; Amador county, and the directors are: J. A. Greenwood of Middle Bar, J. T. Cox and A. Questo of Gwin Mine, R. C. Bole and A. Caminetti of Jackson. The officers are as follows: A. Questo, President; , John T. Cox, Vice-Prest-dent; R. C. Bole, Secretary; Bank of Amador County, Treasurer; J. A. Greenwood, General Manager. Mr. Greenwood will go to Madera county next week, and will begin sinking a shaft May Ist. The mine is located about twelve miles northeast of the town of Madera and one mile from»Dalton station on the Raymond railroad, and adjoins the California Copper Company's ground on the south. The company has an option on a tract of one hundred acres, which is entirely undeveloped:. Within 100 feet of the tract, however, there is a ledge from 30 to 40 feet wide of very rich ore.. The ledge above mentioned assays ...
Will Give the Grand Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Will Give the Grand Ball. The Native Sons of Jackson, assisted by the various Parlors of the county,' are making plans, which, if fully carried out, will result in the grandest ball ever given in Amador county, barring none. The committee of arrangements for the ball is composed of R. C. Rust, B. R. Breese, C. B. Arditto, and Joseph Garbarini. The ball will be given in honor of the Grand Parlor of Native Daughters which will meet in Jackson June 12th, and continue in session about four days. The dancing pavilion, which will probably be located on the school grounds, will be nearly 100 feet square, giving ample room for from 130 to 140 sets of dancers at one time.
A Poet's Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
A Poet's Lecture. Love Hall was fairly well filled, last Tuesday evening, the occasion being the last lecture of the course under the management of the Thomas Lyceum Bureau of San Francisco. Joaquin Miller, the famous Bard of the Sierras, delivered his lecture entitled, "Lessons Not In Books," whioh was supplemented by an interesting talk In costume of Klondike and his trip there and back for W. R. Hearst, owner of the "Examiner." The. lecture was entertaining throughout, many listeners pronouncing it tho beat of the course. Tho "lesson not in books" is something worth knowing as it leads to happiness, the priceless jewel of mortal existance. Those not present missed an intellectual treat. The Poet is still full of the fire of genius, and It glows and glows and glows.
Severely Injured. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Severely Injured. An Austrian named George Thomas was quite seriously hurt at the Amador Queen Mine, No. 1, Saturday morning of last week. While engaged in loadIng a car, the chute door gave way allowing several carloads of rock to roll upon him. Dr. Gall was summoned and found that his patient had sustained a sprained ankle, five scalp wounds and two broken ribs. He is on the road to recovery,
Announcement. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 27 April 1900
Announcement. I am pleased to announce that I have opened dental Parlors in the Weil &amp; Renno building, Jackson, Cat. Hours from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. P. BOSWORTH AIKEN, D. S. D. 4-27-2t A new Une of wall paper, of the latest patterns, can be had at the White Bouse at San FranoiscQ priow, 2-IQ-tI