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OF INTEREST TO MINING MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
OF INTEREST TO MINING MEN. An Able Young Editor Comes Among Us for Information. Charles L. Calkins, one of the proprietors of The California Miner, a San Francisco newspaper now being published In the interests of the California Miners' Association and miners and mining In general, arrived in the county yesterday aud will devote a few weeks' time in collecting valuable information . covering Amador mining enterprises, to be published In his paper for the benefit of tho outside mining world. Mr. Calkins (who, by the way Is a son of ' M. D. Calkins of the Record) ranks as a journalist of unusual ability, whose writings during several years past have gained for him tho distinction of being ono of the fow young writei's to be favorably commented upon by such men as Ambrose Bierco. Therefore the mlneowners and mining men of our county will do woll to cultivate Mr. Calkins' acquaintance and furnish him with any Information, as it will cost them nothing but a little time, and in addition t...
NATIVE SONS INSTALL. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
NATIVE SONS INSTALL. Grand Trustee Shea and' the District Deputy Were Present. : Wednesday evening Excelsior Parlor, No. 3.1, N. S. G. W., bad its semi-an-nual installation and celebrated the visit of Grand Trustee Shea of San Francisco, and District . Deputy William Tarr of Sutter Creek. About seventy members of the Parlor were present and nine new members were initiated. This makes a membership of 105. During the past week the Parlor has purchased from the Thomas estate the building and lot formerly known as the Palace saloon in Court street. It is the intention of the Parlor to construct a modern two-story building, the upper story to be used as a lodgeroom and the lower as a gymnasium and clubroom. It is believed that under proper management a building of this kind will not only be a benefit to the members of the Parlor, but to the young men of Jackson and vicinity generally. The officers Installed for the ensuing term were: Past President, L A. Kent. President, C. B. Arditto. F...
JOE PETE SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
JOE PETE SURRENDERS. Receives Half of the Reward Money for His Defense. . Carson (Nov.), , ( January. ; 17.— Joe Pete, an Indian who murdered William Dangberglast September at Gardnerville,' surrendered to William Johnson in Douglas county, this morning. Arrangements were made by Attorney Wood burn with the Indian yesterday,' whereby the latter will receive a fair trial here. Rewards to the amount of $1200 had been offered for the capture. Under the stipulatlatlon the Indian receives $500 to make his defense with. A. F. Peterson has the finest line of footwear in Amador county. . *
His Family Here. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
His Family Here. Walter McDowell, who died in Tuolumne county last Saturday, January 13th, and was buried at Sonora on Monday following, was a brother of Mrs. Silas Penry of Sacramento. Hia mother was one of the first, we believe the first, white woman In Amador county. Deceased leaves a wife and two children, residents of Jackson. Mrs. McDowell did not reach . her husband before his death, sad to say. The community sympathizes deeply with the bereaved family so suddenly, bereft of husband and father. •• '
Beginning the Work. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Beginning the Work. The executive committee of the Grand Parlor entertainment, of which Miss Emma Boarman Is chairman, is already entering upon active work - preparatory to entertaining the Grand Parlor here in June, next. The fund has already reached the encouraging sum of $500, $201.80 of which was realized from the sale of tickets to the masquerade ball, January Ist. The committee feels very much encouraged and enters upon Its arduous duties with the firm belief that before June arrives the necessary funds will be raised and all preparations made to insure success. Pioneer Flour is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. * '
Dangerous, Plaything. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Dangerous , Plaything. Amelia Giusto of Jackson Gate, aged eight years, was shot in the nose, just below the right eye, by an air-rifle. with which her sister, aged ten years, was playing. The accident occurred last Wednesday afternoon. The girl is not seriously hurt, but the eye had a close call. Let this be a warning to all alrritle owners and to tho parents of children who own them.
Large-Hearted Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Large-Hearted Miners. ■ The subscriptions from the employes of the Zella and Argonaut mines for the benefit of . the late Frederick P. Waggerwhauser amounted to the snug sum of $332.50, as follows: . Zeila employes : ;'.....-.$ 200 50 Argonaut employes 133 00 There are no larger hearted men here or elsewhere than the miners of this section.
Grand Trustee Is Here. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Grand Trustee Is Here. Will D. Shea, of San Francisco, Grand Trustoe, is visiting the various Parlors of the N. 3. G. W. of Amador county. Wednesday night he was the guest of the Jackson Parlor. We wore introduced to Mr. Shea by Judge Rust and found him a very affable and genial gentloman. Ho visited Sutter Creek Parlor last evening. Happy is the cook who uses Pioneer Flour; it's best. - '.■
Fell in a Shaft. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Fell in a Shaft. John Campbell, an omploye of the Kennedy Mining Company, while working in tho east shaft last Monday, lost his footing and fell a distance of sixteen feet, sustaining painful scalp wounds and numerous bruises of the body. He was not seriously Injured. Dr. Gall is in charge of tho case
MEN WITH THE MOST MONEY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
MEN WITH THE MOST MONEY Duke of Westminster's Income $50 a Minute. KRUPP HAS IHE LARGEST PRIVATE BUSINESS The Vanderbilts, Goulds, Astors and John P. Rockefeller Lead in America. The Rothschilds are said to bo the richest family in the world. They are the money lenders of tho universe, and among their customers are kings and governments. Tho Paris branch of the banking firm is said to keep. a capital of $300,000,000 at its command and hardly a war takes place in the Eastern Hemisphere for which funds are not furnished by this family. It is hardly credible, but true nevertheless, that five generations back the ancestor of the Rothchilds was selling old clothes in the Jewish quartor of Frankfort-on-the-Main, then, as now, the filthiest quarter' of that city. When Ansel m Rothschild, the founder of the family fortune, died leaving $5,000,000 to his five sons, he made them promise to keep the fortune in the family and to carry on the business together. They kept their promise and it is ...
Tour Face [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Tour Face Shows the state of your feelings and the state of your health as well. Impure blood makes itself apparent in a pale and sallow complexion, pimples and skin eruptions. If you are feeling weak and worn out and do not have a health appearance you should try Aker's Blood Elixir. It cures all blood diseases where cheap sarsaparillas and so-called blood purifiers fail; knowing this we sell every bottle on a positive guarantee. Sold by A. Goldner.
The Number "Seven." [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
The Number "Seven." On the seventh day God ended his work. In the seventh month Noah's ark touched. the ground. In seven days a dove was sent out. Jacob mourned seven days for Joseph. Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and yet another seven years. A plenty of seven years and a famine of seven years were foretold in Pharoah's dream of seven fat beasts and seven lean, and seven ears of full and seven of blasted corn. On and after the seventh day of the seventh month the Children of Israel fasted seven days and remained in their tents. Every seventh year the land rested. Every seventh year the law was read to the people. In the destruction of Jericho seven persons bore triumph seven days; on the seventh day they surrounded the walls seven times and at the end of the seventh rouni the walls fell. Solomon was seven years building the Temple and fasted seven days at its dedication.
Young Mothers. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Young Mothers. Croup is the terror of thousands of young mothers, because its outbreak is so agonizing and frequently fatal. Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure acts like magic in cases of Croup. It has never been known to fail. The worst cases relieved immediately. Price, 25c, 50c and $1. Forsalc by A. Goldner, the Druggist*
The Lonliest People on Earth. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
The Lonliest People on Earth. Perhai»s the most isolated tribe of people in tho world is the Tshutshi, a people occupying the northern portion of the peninsula of Kamskatka and the country northward toward Bearing Straits. Theso people are practically independent of Russia, who appears to have reasons of her own for letting them alone. They have practically no communication with tho outside world and have only been visited two or three times — tho last time by Major do Windt on his journey through Siberia. Tho inhabitants of tho New Siberian Islands are also practically alone on earth, for they can only communicate with the mainland, and therefore with the rest of the world, once a year, and a succession of bad seasons might isolate them for years. The pygmies of the great Central African forest, if they can bo called a tribe, have been a people apart. For agos their existence was little more than legendary, and only two expeditions commanded by white men have ponotrated into their ...
What Is Shiloh? [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
What Is Shiloh? A grand old Remedy for Coughs, Colds and Consumption: used through the world for half a century, has cured innumerable cases of incipient consumption and relieved many in advanced stages. If you are not satislied with the results we will refund your money. Price, isc. 50c and $1. For sale by A. Goldne.r the Druggist. . *
Famous Hen of Humble Origin. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 19 January 1900
Famous Hen of Humble Origin. In Bristol's Almanac for 1900 appears the following: "History affords so many instances of mon of ignoble birth who have attained by their unaided powers of mind and strength of will to high rank in the arts and sciences and occasionally to buch iofty eminences as has enabled them to shape tho destiny of nations, that one might be pardoned for thinking that all the world's great men, or at least the larger part of them, belonged to what are termed the 'lower classes. ' Wo name a few of the most notable: "Homer, the groatest of poets, was the son of a farmer. — "Demosthenes, the 'prince of orators, ' was the son of a blacksmith. In his first attempt at public speaking he displayed such a weakness of voice that he withdrew from the speaker's platform amidst the hooting and laughter of his hearers. "Virgil's father was a porter, and Horace, the son of a shopkeeper, was the foremost lyric poet and satirist of the. Augustan age. "Christopher Columbus was the ...