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TO PREVENT FOREST FIRES [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
TO PREVENT FOREST FIRES An Official Investigation to Be Made. TSET MADE HIM TAKE THE FOUR DOLLARS Ceylon Green Tea.— He Always Had to Stand When He Heard Beecher Talk. ■ 'Investigation of the causes, effects, and means of prevention of forest fires in . the West, will be carried on this ••iramer In Washington, Oregon, California,' Arizona, IV New Mexico,* Utah,* Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, South Dakota. Besides field 'study, designated chiefly to discover means of preventing the evil, the Division is making a historic record of all important tires which have occurred in the United States since 1754. Although yet incomplete, this indicates that the annual recorded loss by forest burnings in the United States is. at the very lowest, $20,000,000. It will probably run far above this sum, as the Pacific coast States have been [only partially examined. Accounts of over 5,500 disastrous fires have been obtained in the seventeen States already examined. Michigan,. Minnesota and Wisco...
A Fortunate Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
A Fortunate Mistake. "There is a young man in Chicago," says a local physician, "who now has a good business and bright prospects who received his start in life by securing $4 that did not belong to him. I hardly know under what to class the incident of obtaining the money. I will let tho story explain his actions. "This young man arrived in Chicago one day without funds, but with plenty of nerve and push. He wanted money to secure a meal and pay his room .rent until he could secure a position. Believing he could find some vaa,n whp would help him if he to(d his story in a straightforward manner, he entered a cigar establishment in Dearborn street. Ho was about to explain his condition and ask for assistance until he could get a position when, tbe proprietor looked up with a fierce scowl, 'He turned to his partner, and they held a consultation for a few moments. 'Now, take this $4 and don't bother me about that bill again. That's all you will get, and now you can get out of this pla...
Ceyon §reea fea,. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
Cey\on §reea fea,. Encouraged by the success they have made with black teas In America, the planters of Ceylon have been experimenting in order to produce a green tea — pure, uncolored and unfermonted. Samples have been coming over for several months for examination by experts, and 'm neajrl^ every case the reports have, been highly favorable and to the effect that tho teas are clean and free from adulteration and coloring matter. Several small lots of Ceylon greens, made after, the manner of the most approved samples, have arrived and have been eagerly purchased, and at present the demand is in excess of the supply.— N. Y. Trihuue,
Beecher'a Hard Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
Beecher'a Hard Luck. One day in a town where he was to lecture Mr. Beecher went Into a barber shop to be shaved. The barber, not knowing him, askod him whether he was going to hear Beecher lecture. "I guess so, " was the reply. "Well," continued the barber, "if you haven't got a ticket you can't get one. They're all sold, and you'll have to stand." "That's just my luck," said Mr. Beecher. m always did have to stand when I've heard that man talk." — The Ladies' Home Journal.
An Unfortunate Interruption^ [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
An Unfortunate Interruption^ "We plight tv apply the principles of our political system, " the curbstone orator was saying to the group of listeners gathered around him, "to all our possessions. It is our boast a,s Americans that our government rests upon of the governed"— l&lt; Gwan, now!" exclaimed an imposing figure in uniform, with a star upon his breast and a strong M^leafon accent, pushing the prp.wd' right and left and hustling the pratpr briskly along. "Don't blook up the sidewalk!"— Chicago Tribune. •
Up to Sate. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
Up to Sate. Jones— l hear ho gftt all the negro Johnston — Yes, instead of running for office, he cake-walked. — Kansas City Independent. • H. Clark, Chauncey, Ga., says DeWitt's Witcb, Hazel Salve cured him of piles that bad afflicted him for twenty years. It is also a speedy cure for skin deseases. Beware of dangerous counterfeits. CUj Pharmacy,
In' the Canadian Northwest. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
In' the Canadian Northwest. That evening I dined at the hotel, sitting next to a Bishop in orthodox Episcopal garb. At the next table was a quiet looking youth, who was heir presumptive to an English marquisate; another was in a very similar position, owing to a recent return among the killed and wounded in South Africa. The Bishop, if I may be allowed to use such a disrespectful expression, was chortling. He was doing it softly and unobtrusively, but he was undeniably ticklod. The . night before he had found himself alone in a Pullman with a prominent rancher and a Japanese student from an , American university. They had read all their papers, talked themselves hoarse, and the rancher suggested a game of whist. To get a fourth they enlisted the services of the colored porter on tbe car. "The porter played a remarkably fine rubber," said his lordship f gleefully; "the Jap had only 1 " played • twice before, but he picked it up in the most wonderful mann c r; but I wonder what they w...
Wooded Area of the U. S. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
Wooded Area of the U. S. The former official estimate of 'the wooded area of the United States, placed at 2fi per cent., has been raised to 37 per cent, by the latest computations of the Division of Geography and Forestry of the TJ. S. Geological Survey. That office has issued a bulletin containing new figures on American forests, some pf vvhioh tend to prove tho national timber resources greater than is supposed. The two latest States to be examined are Oregon and Washington. The former is estimated to contain 234,653 million feet, B. M., in standing timber; the latter, 114,778 million feet. Destruction by fire has been exceedingly serious in Washington. On the assumption, that the burned areas contained on an average as much limber as the untouched portion, 40,00Q naUlion feet have been destroyed since lumbering began, This amount would supply all the sawmills of tbe United States for two years, and at a value of only 75 cents a thousand, means a dead loss to the State of $30,000,...
Tell Tour Sister [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
Tell Tour Sister A beautiful complexion is an impossibility without good pure blood, the 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 and kidneys, keeping them in perfect health. Price 25c and 50c. Fpr sale by A. Goldner, Druggist. •
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. ■ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦» It Is True That We Keep the Best Quality of Drugs and the Largest and Most Complete Variety Stock ~ A Host of Patrons Will Tell You This and Will Direct You to IITHE CITY PHARMACY. ROBERT I. KERR &lt; 1 Main Street JACKSON &lt; ', ♦♦♦»♦♦♦»«••♦#••♦♦••♦♦»♦♦♦♦ LEDGER'S CLUBBING RATES. Ledger and Daily Call, one year , 87 60 Ledger and Weekly Ca.lt, aue year 3 60 Ledger and Ra.il y Bulletin, one year 6 SO L.edg«r and Semi-Weekly Bulletin, 1 ye'r 4 20 Ledger and Weekly Bulletin, one year. . . 390 Ledger and Daily Chronicle, one year. . . , 7 70 Ledger and Weekly Chronicle, oce ytmr . 3 60 Ledger and Weekly Examiner, one year. 3 60 Ledger and, Ditfiy Examiner, one year ... 8 30 ledger and N. Y. Weekly Tribune, 1 ye'r 3 00 Ledger and N. Y. Tri- Weekly Tribune, ly 3 30 Ledger and Cosmopolitan Magazine, Iyr 3 35 Ledger and S. F. Weekly Post, one year. 3 00 Ledger and MoCall's Magazine, one year 2 75 Ledger and St. Louis Globe Democra...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. " I found your medicine a blessing to me and my family." There are women who feel something like a grudge against the children, who, one after another rob their mother of her beauty and strength. Men do not usually realize how much the mother gives to each child to her own loss. Women accept it as part of the obligation of Nature and pay the debt grudgingly. Yet in Nature's plan every child ts a new joy and fresh happiness, git isn't the children that . steal the - mother's strength. It is the unnatural drains and pains which weaken her. Every woman who has used Dr. Pierces Favorite Prescription has found in it the one thing woman has waited for. It stops the drains, heals inflammation and ulceration, makes the baby's advent a pleasure and his life a blessing. No opiates or narcotics are contained in " Favorite Prescription." " I read what your medicine had done for other people," writes Mrs. Edwin H. Gardner, Box 70, Beechwood, Norfolk Co., Mass., "so thought I would...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
LAWYERS. E. A. FREEMAN Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. Office in Marelia building, corner Main and Court streets. DB. SPAGNOLI Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cal. Practice in all the States and Federal courts Office: Spagnoli building, opposite Hall of' : V CABUNETTI Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cal. Will practice in all the State and Federal courts. ROBERT C. BOLE -, Attorney-at-tAW Jackson, Cal. Office : Farley building. Summit street. •• - "VTEII. A. MACQCABRIE 'v'V : Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cau , • ■ ■ Office: Spagnoli block, Courthouse square. T VT. CALDWEU . Attorney-at-Law -. Jackson, Cal. Will practice in all courts of the State "M 7" H. WIILIS Aitorne)r-*t-Law Jackson, Cal. Office: With E. A. Freeman. Practice in • State Courts. JOHN F. DAVIS V— fr LAWYER - Jackson, Cal. Offlce on Summit Street, opposite Courthouse. JACOB L. SAKGENT JACKSON, CAL. MVi; Office: Marelia building. Court street. Mines and mining laws a specialty. ■i;^ NOTARIES. TTI...
ANGLOPHOBIC HYSTERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
ANGLOPHOBIC HYSTERIA. Fresno Republican: -"I want nothing to do with that * nation of robbers .and murderers, unless it be to join the other nations. of the earth in a- notice to England that she ..must close her career of piracy, must pull down her black flag, and withdraw her armed forces from all her colonies "and allow them to be free."' So says Pettigrew,;the hysterical, speaking of England, the only nation' on earth whose colonies are already free. One can imagine the amusement with which this fervid offer -of revolutionary assistance would be read in Canada, Australia, or by any. intelligent resident of any English colony in the world. It is high time that such nonsense ceased to play its role in American political discussiou. England is not America; her ways are not as our ways, her ideals not as our ideals, and we think, and doubtless rightly think, that our ways and ideals are far better. But England is uot the arch-fiend, the international ogre. On the contrary, England i...
CONCLAVE ADJOURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
CONCLAVE ADJOURNS. Fast Commander Merrill Install! the New State Officers. The conclave' of the Knights Templar was concluded last Friday at Los Angeles." At the forenoon session Grand Commander John F. Merrill, of San Francisco, the retiring grand officer of the State, installed with the customary ceremonies the following newly elected officers of the Grand Commandory of the State of California: Grand Commander — Frederick M. Miller, of Fresno. Deputy Grand Commander— George B. McKee, of San Jose. Grand Generalissimo — William Frank Pierce, of Oakland. Grand Captain-General— William D. Knights, of Sacramento. Grand Senior Warden — George Sinssebaugh, of Los Angeles. Grand Junior Warden — John B. do Jarnatt, of Colusa. Grand Treasurer — Edward Coleman, of San Francisco. Grand Recorder — William A. Davies, San Francisco. Grand Commander Miller then appointed the following officers of the Grand Coinuiandery: Sir Knight Sink, of Stockton, Grand Prelate. .- Sir Knight B. P. Flint, of Sa...
N. S. G. W. Grand Officers. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
N. S. G. W. Grand Officers. . The following grand officers were elected at the recent session at Oroville of the Grand Lodge of the Native Sons of the Golden West: Frank Mattison, Past Grand President. R. C. Rust, Grand President. Frank L. Coombs, Grand First VicePresident. Lewis F. Byington, Grand Second Vice-President ■ Henry Lunstedt, Grand Secretary. '. Henry 8, Martin, Grand Treasurer. \ H. R. McNoble, Grand Orator. Stephen V. Costello, Grand Marshal. J. H. Marcuse, Grand Inside Sentinel. Joseph Goldman, Grand Outside Sentinel. . Grand Trustees— C, E. McLaughlin of Quincy, No. 131, of Plumas county; Percy V. Long, Golden Gate, No. 29, of San Francisco; Judge M. T. Dooling, Fremont Parlor of Holllster; Will T. Shea, California Parlor, No. 1, San Francisco; James L. Gallagher of Alcatraz, San Francisco; J. R. Knowland, Halcyon' Parlor, Alameda. . The Grand Lpdgopf 1901 will convene at Santa Barbara.
McCall's Magtwine. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
McCall's Magtwine. Sample copies of McCall's Magazine at the i.f.H'.ku ofttce, without money and without price. Step in and get one. First come, first served. * For a clean shave or a stylish haircut, gp to the Globe Shaving Parlor. North Main *t(ie&lt;et. V. A. Marini, proprietor. 4-20-tf Fifty pieces of light figured calico, spring styles, new patterns, at 5 cents per yard, at the White House. 2-16-tf "I think DeWftfs Little Karly Risers are the best pills in the world," says W. E. Lake, Happy Creek, Va. They remove all obstructions ot the liver an 4 bowels, act quickly and never gripe. City Pharmacy,
A SPECIAL MEETING! [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
A SPECIAL MEETING! The .Jackson Republican Club Met Monday ■-•/.- ,' •" Evening. A special meeting' of the Jackson Republican Club was held in the Webb building Monday evening, April 30th. President Herrick called the meeting toorder at 8:15, and the minutes of the preceding meeting were read and adopted without alteration. Under the head of "Reports of Committees," Mr. Richard Webb made due I report of his attendance at tho County | Central Committee meeting of the 26th j instant, in behalf of the club, resulting in tho election of a delegate from this township to the State Convention at Sacramento, May 15th, being left to the club and that the delegate-at-large ibe selected by the presidents of the ! various Republican Clubs of the county. Mr. Webb's report was unanimously approved, and the club thereupon prociieded to elect a delegate to the State Convention as follows: Richard Webb, R. J. Adams, James E. Dye, S. G. Spagnoli and P. Bufflngton were in turn nominated for the distin...
DOCUMENTS . RECORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 4 May 1900
DOCUMENTS . RECORDED. DEEDS. Elizabeth Dufrene to A. Dulrene— Lots 4 and 5 of SWK of section a», T 8 N, R 10 E; WOO. H. D. Ranlett to Newton Copper Co.-^j.&amp;i acres in township A; $1 . ; H. M. Smith to Mary Smith— Lot 16, block 1, Jackson; love and affection. ■'-'■■ Annie Roberts to O. Noe— Lot 16. block 13, Plymouth; |50. W- S. Coolcdge to B. Cuneo— Land in Amador county; *500. :'| , W. Woodcock to J. N. Woodcock et al.-Land in township 7; 1500. S. G. Folsom to J . McKelvey— Interest in Belmont and Lucky Q. M.; $933. ' '■ MOHTOAGES. ' ,\ A. Kellogg to T. All&lt;Jn-EV} of SE* of section 3, T7 N, RUE; *«5. . F. A. Orr to C. D. Brooke— Crops of hay and grain on land in section 7; $10. M. Lawrence et al. to W. Lewis— Live stock on Campbell ranch, Amador county; J3SOJ. ' SATISFACTION OP MORTGAGES. P. Violich to E. Dufrene. T. K. Norman to A. Weil. ■ • W. H. Shipman, Iteardsley,Mlnn.,underoath says be suffered from dyspepsia for twenty-live years. Doctors and dieting g...