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PERSONAL MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
PERSONAL MENTION. Dr. Brown' of Placerville, was a visitor to Jackson this week. ' ; - • J. H. McFadden of Pine Grove was a pleasant caller at the Ledger office yesterday. Miss Loretta Meehan, of the Preston School, lone, came home yesterday for a short visit. F. B. Joyce, one of the owners of the Defender mine near West Point, was in Judge John F. Davis spent ■ several days attending to legal business in San Andreas this week. George Luse returned from San Francisco Monday night after spending a month with relatives. Miss Lucy Hinkson of the Now National dining-room, returned to her duties Tuesday after an absence of several . William Love, who has been employed by the Southern Pacific Company at Mendota for several months, has returned to Jackson. George E. Maxwell, representing Whittler, Coburn &amp; Co. of San Francisco, visited our camp on business last week. He did not forget the Ledger. We acknowledge a friendly call. John Kearns, assistant superintendent of the Sunse...
Burglar Smoked from His Lair. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
Burglar Smoked from His Lair. A man giving the name of "Joe" Bush was smoked out of a tunnel at Yacquire Camp about one mile and a half from San Andreas Wednesday morning. He had . been stopping in an abandoned tunnel there fpr some months, during which time many people in the ■ neighborhood had missed various small articles. The wagon of a peddler who stayed over night at Shannon's place on the Angels-San Andreas road was robbed on Monday night of several rollg gf butter and several dozen eggx. That same' night at about 2 o'clock a. m. the Hed rick gravtjl mill was destroyed by fire. Both these depredations have been credited to Bush. Some signs around the tunnel caused Joe Marshall and othors to conclude that tho tunnol was occupied and an investigation revealed the occupant lying down on some blankets in the tunnel which had cavod in so that to reach his lair he had to crawl on his hands and kneus. When told to come out he refused &lt;tnd retreated farther into the tunnel...
QUICKLY TOLD STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
QUICKLY TOLD STORIES. A superior quality of footwear at Peterson's, If you want an easy, stylish and durable slfoe, buy of Peterson. • ; i .-,..;.•■. .].:**■ Several of our bright' young men have a, mild, attack of Cape Nome fever! ' ;V *' '"' I--' For all kinds of school supplies go to Freeman's General Variety Store. • E. H. Harrington has a house belonging to Mrs. Muldoon on Kennedy Flat to rent. • A house of Mrs. Muldoon on Kennedy Flat is to rent. Apply to E. H. Harrington at the Kennedy mine. V^'.. •&gt; Considering the abominable condition of the roads, the Raggio stage lines make excellent time and are remarkably free from mishaps. McMillan, the photographer, will visit his gallery in lone about February Ist, the weather permitting, and supply the people with stamp photos and all other kinds. * A. F. Peterson has a large stock of the very finest footwear possible to be secured. He is selling at marvelously reduced prices for cash. Call and examine goods and be convin...
A Pastoral Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
A Pastoral Letter. Rev. F. A. Morrow, pastor of the M. E. Church, has issued a pastoral letter, bearing date of Jannary 13, 1900, addressed to members and friends of the church. In it he says that he is delighted with tho Jackson people and would like to stay his full term if the people will make it possible for him to do so. We quote from the letter: "If I can receive a fair support thereis no place on the planet I would prefer for tho five years I may be permitted to stay with you. I am tho only resident Protestant Minister and I would account it a privilege to be permitted to baptize your children, marry your young people, ! administer the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper to the sick and dying and lay away in God's Acre your beloved dead. — fool -confident _that_l_iun_LD.. the midst of a fair-minded and liberal people. All the Jackson friends require is a plain . statement of the way in which the Methodist Episcopal Church and its ministers are supported; that is why lam sending ou...
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. DEEDS. T. H. Stewart to B. C. Skinner— One-half interest in Hobson mine; $20. M. E. Brouhard to A. S. Dorman— Five onethousandths interest in Davis quartz mine"; j 100 N. Sckoko to Bank of Amador County— Two and a half acres in SEu of SKi of section 2-1: «300. Mrs. Rettagliata to A. CanoDe— Lot in Amador City; 1150. Eliza McDonald, to Charles McDonald—Onehalf interest in lot 44, lone; love and affection. N. P. Williams to N. Sckoko et ux— Lot 43 Hamilton tract, Jackson; $700. E. IA. Cavagnaro to T. D. Bacigalupi— Onehalf interest in land near Lancha Plana; also Lancha Plana water ditch: #10. T. D. Bacigalupi to A. Northrup. et al same; $10. D. Tubbs to W. H. De Vries— Land in Amador county; $10. •_&lt;•:. MORTGAGES. J. E. Pendola to S. Molfino— Land near Jackson Gate; $918. F, A. Stewart et al. to B Levaggi— Katherine and Adeline mining claims: * 1570. i5. • ■ ■ ■ ■N. Sckoko to S. Molttno— Lot 43, Hamilton tract. Jackson; *7UO. . . • S. H. Delamater to J....
ELECTRIC COMPANY WORK [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
ELECTRIC COMPANY WORK Road to White's Bar Nearly SEVENTY FIVE MEN NOW WORKING ON II Work on the New Power Plant Will Soon Be Commenced and The Standard Electric Company is expending a large amount of money in the improvement and enlargement of its already extensive business. At the head of this great company are men in whose hands money is as dirt; men who seem to realize that it takes money to make any business proposition a success. Certainly the late doings of the company confirm this. ' They have been employing several hundred men for some time now, and at present have seventy-five men engaged lin the construction of the road from the site « of the power-plant recently destroyed by. fire, to -the spot about four miles distant on the river banks, where it is; the' Intention of the company to erect a . power-plant to be larger in every' respect than the former one. The river at this point affords more power o and the backers of the proposition are shrewd enough to take advantage o...
SUPERIOR COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
SUPERIOR COURT. People of State of California vs. Joseph H. Giles— Charged with felony to wit: murder; trial in progress before the following named jury: A.Frederick Al Grainger. L. H. Jordan, J. Holtz, W. C. Courtright, T. Lithgow, H. C. Toop, T. X Norman, Ezra Taylor, G. T. Thomas, E. W. Emslie and Frank Troup. M. Isaacs vs. M. Jones — Hearing on final account and report of receiver; continued to February 3d. E. Ginocchio &amp; Brother vs. Maria Cassella— ' Hearing on demurrer; continued to January 27th. • Central Eureka ' Mining Company vs. J. Toman et al.— Motion to strike out; continued to January 31st. Estate of Mrs. Ann Hart— Citation dismissed. -lisuuul.UcitiatA. Van Sandt— Bearing on fourth annual account; set' for February 30th. Estate of Robert Rodgers— Hearing on return and account of sale of personal property; set for February 3d.
He Thinks So. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
He Thinks So. J. W. Joses of lone was an agreeable caller from lone last Monday. He, in common with the majority of lone peoplo with whom we have recently conversed on the fdubject?'. firirrty believes that a railroad will be built to Jackson during the coming summer. I Give us daily some GOOD BREAD— Pioneer flour makes the best. *
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
MARRIED. COFER-MOUNTER-At the M. E. Parsonsonage, Jackson, Cal., January 24, 1900, by Rev. F. A. Morrow, Walter D. Cofer to Miss Adeline Mounter, both of this city. BOTTO— GROSS.— At Sacramento, Cal , January 22, 2900, Emil Botto to Miss M. Gross, both of Sutter Creek. DIED. M'WAYNE— At San Francisco, January 24, 1900, Mrs. H. A. McWayne of Drytown, Cal., aged about 45 years. [Funeral and interment, Sacramento, Tuesday, January 23d.] ISOLA— At San Francisco, January 23, Cather- • me, beloved wife of the late Joseph Isola, and mother of Daniel Isola of New York, Mrs. Al. Retiagliata of St. Louis (Mo.), Mrs. Mary Gianninl of Sacramento (Cal.), and of the late John Isola, a native of Italy, aged 77 years 5 months and 8 days. NEW TODAY. Notice of Forfeiture. To John B. Skinner: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFED THAT I hare expended at least f-JUO (two hundred) in labor and improvements on the followingdescribed placer claim: WJ4 of EV4 and EV, of W!4of NEjrfof section 22, township 7 north, range 1...
THEY ARE AFRAID OF WAR [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
THEY ARE AFRAID OF WAR When Francis Joseph- of Austria Djes, AND HE IS GETTING TO BE PRETTY OLD Matrimonial Alliances Make Him the Factor in European Politics. It is not a grateful task to speculate upon the death of a living man. But when that man has all but reached the ago of threescore and ton and is besides burdened with the weight of tho most griovous sorrows that can come to man, when he is a sovereign who has occupied tho throne for more than half a century, and when his personal influence has long been the one conserving and preserving factor in his realm, without which tho realm would be in imminent peril of dissolution— in such circumstances it may be deemed pardonable, and at any rate .it seems inevitable, that men should begin to reckon upon the length of his remaining reign and upon what will happen when for him tho end shall come. To such considerations M. Bonoist gives himself in a recent article in tho "Revue dcs Deux Mondes, " asking plumply, and striving to answor...
THE SIERRA ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 26 January 1900
THE SIERRA ROAD. Bridge at Robinson's Ferry on the Stanislaus Has Been Completed The California Bridge and Construction Company has completed tho railroad bridge across tho Stanislaus river at Robinson's ferry and in doing so has accomplished a piece of railroad engineering which was thought by many to bo almost impossible. Tho bridge is of the Howe truss pattern and consists of a single span 140 foot long, twentyflvo foot high and fifteen and one-half feet wide, built of stool and Oregon pine. The structure is supported with steel cylinders, sunk to bedrock and filled with cement. Engineer W. H. Newell has finished the survey of the line between Jamestown and Angels Camp. It required an engineer of great experience to plan tho route over this country, as there aro a number of olovatons to be overcome. In crossing Table Mountain an elevation of 297 feet is made in two miles and then thero is a drop of 970 feot between there and the Stanislaus river, a distance of eighteen miles. Tho...