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CALAVERAS COUNTY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY- Prospect, San Andreas, January 27th. . Last ', Tuesday j evening a shepherd dog- belonging to J. C. Marshall of this place fell into an abandoned shaft about thirty, feet deep, at Yacquie Camp. There was considerable water in the hole, but ■ fortunately for the animal there was a small drift at or near the water level, into which the dog climbed and thus saved himself from drowning. The next morning, with the necessary assistance,' August Winkler was lowered into the shaft and the dog was secured and hoisted to the surface. It had sustained no injury by the fall. . ' . There was quite a crowd at the race track last Wednesday, the occasion being a horse race between an animal backed by Bret Morgan and one entered by Frank "Gourney. Morgan's horse won the race in 44} seconds. The distance was three-fourths of a mile. Ed Taylor rode Morgan's animal and Colombo Gqzzollp Gourney 's. Considerable money changed.hands on the outcome. Miss Lettie Hunting of Jackson, who has...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Nugget, Placerville, January 26th. William Harvey of Sutter Creek was married yesterday to Eliza J. Enner Of this city. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Higgins of Placerville and a sister to Mrs. G. W. Blakeney. The wedding took place at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the residence of Mr. Higgins. The Rev. E. H. MacKay performed the ceremony. John Stevenson of Marysville, stepfather of Mrs. H. H. Walling of this city, died on the 21st inst. The road between the railroad and Hangtown Creek bridge is being graded and repaired. The railroad is sharing the expense with the county. • Miss Gladys McCauley, who has been here vlsting her uncle, C. P. Winchell, all winter, was called home to lone to assist in taking care of her brother-in-law, Dr. Adams, who had his leg broken during the recent fire there. While Miss Mary Murphy was driving to Placerville from Kelsey last night her horse went up on a bank and overturned the buggy tipping her out. She was not injur...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Independent, Sonora, January 27th. H. B. Jarbbe, a miner about twentyeight years of age. was killed in the Shawmut mine, near Jacksonville, Friday morning by falling down tho shaft a distaneepf about 135 feet. The deceased was climbing '■ the I 'ladder when he must have fainted from: ex*. haustion or heart .failure, and, losing' his bold, took the fearful plunge which ended in death. He was a single man and arrived here three or four months ago from Placerville. ■ Coroner C. H.' Burden' was notified and an inquest was held at the mine Friday.- ' ■ % : ?''- : . y The taxpayers of the Angels school district have called a mass meeting for January 31st to vote $1500 in bonds to build a new schoolhouse. A." L.Gilchrist of the mining bureau and assay office took atrip throughout the'mineß of the county last week. He reports the industry in a very prosperous condition with many new mines being developed. ;; ;
Your Face [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Your 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 sarsaparillaß and so-called blood purifiers fail; knowing this we sell every bottle on a positive guarantee. Sold by A. Goldner. :
SCIENTIFIC. MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
SCIENTIFIC. MISCELLANY. Variations of the Compass Explained—Retaining Walls. It may be of interest to many readers of this paper to know what is meant by "magnetic variations," which occur in all surveyors' field notes of .surveys, and, consequently, may be used In the very deed that gives title to your home or mine or other property. The expression means tnat the magnetic needle varies east or west from the true north and south line or meridian. • The reason for this variation is that the" magnetic ■ pole and axial pole of the earth do not coincide. It is possible to get into such a place that the two poles will be in the same line. A meridian circle passing through such place* and the magnetic and axial poles is called the "Line of no Variation." This line passes across the United States from the region of Lake Superior to the coast of South Carolina. It will be readily seen, therefore, that an observer with the magnetic compass must make allowance for this variation when making s...
RETAINING WALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
RETAINING WALLS. A few words in regard to the science of building walls for the retaining of earth or rock ■to be deposited against them may not be amiss, inasmuch as one need only walk along some of the streets of Jackson, or almost any one of these mountain towns, and observethe bulging faces of such walls to know that they were improperly built, or at least not scientifically built. Such walls should be made with the same skill as is' used by engineers in building abutments for roads, railroads and the like. Without going into details we might state this as a general rule, modified somewhat by the character of material used for "backing." "The' base should be made from 30% to 50% of the height of the wall." This may be made less where the wall is backed against rock in place or undisturbed earth not mingled with beds of clay. The observance of this rule in the building of front walls along the upper sides of streets on hillside lots would result in more permanent and more beautif...
What Is ShilohT [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
What Is ShilohT 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 satisfied with the results we will refund your money. Price, 25c. 50c and (1. For sale by A. Goldner the Druggist. ■■■/ •
The Niagara falls. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
The Niagara falls. The Niagara falls were discovered in 1678, and they have receded seventyfive feet in 175 years. The height of the American falls is 164 feet; of the Horseshoe falls 158 feet. Only once since the discovery of the Niagara falls have they been known to be dry. This extraordinary thing happened March 31, 1848, and was caused by an ice-jam in the river between Buffalo and the Canada side. - It lasted but a day. ' A strong east ' wind was blowing which drove the waters of Lake Erie .to the west side. A lady walked from Table Rock about onethird of the way towards Goat Island.
Quoted the Bible. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Quoted the Bible. Willy.— "l met our new minister on my way to Sunday-school, mamma, and he asked me if I ever played marbles on Sunday." Mother.— "H'm— and what did you say to that?' 1 Willy.— "l said, 'Got theo behind me, Satan, ' and walked right off and left him." PioNEKH Flour Is the same yesterday, today ana tomorrow. •
HE RESIDED IN A TUNNEL [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
HE RESIDED IN A TUNNEL Recovered Goods Identified T&gt;; as "Stolen Articles. BUSH GREEttD WITH FIVE FELONY CHARGES Foot-prints Leading Into and Out of the Tunnel Aroused the Suspicion of the Officers. ••■■ The thief who has been breaking into and rifling cabins, butche.r shops and other places about San Audreas wa B caught on Wednesday morning and a -wagon-load of stolen goods was recovered. The thrifty burglar* proved" to be Joe Bush, who is not a stranger to ' the county jail. He was sent up from Hodson last summer, sentenced to sixty days' imprisonment for petty larceny. On October 31st last he was discharged from the jail here and that night he broke into Chris Anderson's cabin, out near the race track, and took therefrom three blankets, two pillows, a shovel, some clothing, a Bible, giant powder, fuse and caps. He then took up his residence in the tunnel of Anderson's gravel mine near by. He found a "side-drift suitable for his purpose . about fifty feet back from the ...
Many a Lover [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Many a Lover Has turned with disgust from an otherwise lovable girl with an offensive breath. Karl's Clover Root Tea purifies the breath by its action on the bowels, etc., as nothing else will. Sold for years on absolute guarantee. | Price 25c and • 50c. For sale by A. Goldner,' the Druggist. ; • *
Two Eaiload Passes. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Two Eaiload Passes. •-.- _ ■ , -. :.--s- - ■-, When its limited express trains were put on some years ago, the Lake Shore Railway. . Company" ' decided" to l charge extra , for *; the ' privilege of riding on them, and John Newell, who was president of the system at that time, gave orders that passes, half -rate* tickets, etc., should not be honored on the "flyers." It was not intended, of course, that the . compiimentaries issued to high officials of other" roads should be void on the fast trains, but through an oversight a yearly pass was sent to D. W. Caldwell, president of the Nickel Plate,' which . bore on its face the words: /■'[".L"Not good on Lake Shore limited trains." A few days after Mr. Caldwell's pass had been issued Mr. Newell received an annual pass on the Nickel Plate with the following indorsement: . y'i-fit "Not good on passenger trains." Messrs. Newell and Caldwell remained consistent enemies until! the former died and was succeeded by the latter as president of L...
A Series of Titles [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
A Series of Titles- An exchange suggests that the next Thanksgiving proclamation may be signed, "William McKinley, President of the United States, Emperor of the Philippines, King of Samoa, Archduke of the Sandwich Islands, Grand Dato of the Sulus and Geezeba of Guam." "Well, what of it? It would not imply any greater power than he now exercises. Why not have powers of officials properly defined? — Mound City" (Kan.) Standard.
Young Mothers. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 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 11. For sale by A. Goldner, the Druggist*
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Miscellaneous. ;&gt; ; ; fls a genuine specific for dis- J / eases of the stomach and / I organs of digestion and nntri- \ | tion. No otljer medicine has / &gt;«. had so remarkable a success in x. j curing diseases affecting the j [ heart, lirer and lungs, when- I ■v ever thtto diseases, as is com- J monly the case, were paused / f by "weak stomach " and to- f I pure blood. Food- imperfectly V I digested cannot be perfectly \ \ assimilated. " Oolden Medical I \ Discpvery " restarts the organs \ f of digestion to perfect working J ' \f order. Foul blood must re- C I suit in a foul body. The " Dis- \ V. covery " purifies the blood and V 1 increases toe activity of the i J blood-making glands, so in- q I oreasing the quantity and qual- | J Ity of the bjood supply. It I r has been tried by over half-a- J 1 million people. It has cured \ 1 ninety-eight out of every hnn- V / dred who have tried it. \ / WHY NOT LET IT CURE YOU? / \jL~S~^-^ &lt;=&amp; —LA MOD...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. elTiliiili - Incorporated November, 1895 Capital Stock : : : $50,000 President :•. Henry Eudey Vice-President S. G. Spagnoli Secretary and Cashier Frederick Eudey BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Henry Eudey, S. G. Spagnoli, John Strohm, C. . Marelia and Alex Eudey ol Jackson. SAFE DEPOSIT.— Safe deposit boxes can be rented from the Bank of Amador County at the small expense of 35 cents a month, thereby securing you against any possible loss from fire or otherwise. Don't overlook this opportunity of protecting your valuables. SAVE MONEY^-Patronize a home institution. Send money away through the Bank of Amador County ; you will save 10 per cent and upward over postoftice or express. Money sent to all parts of the United States and also all parts of the, world. We hare the latest quotations on foreign exchange. SAVE MONEY— It doesn't cost anything to deposit money in the Bank of Amador County. They receive deposits, from 15 up. Commence the new year by opening up a bank account. A m...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. •••••••••• "' - • . Si/-. • ••••••••• -■■ • ••••••••• pi m II •••••••••••••••••••••••••• JACKSON, CAL. Basement of the Webb Building Everything New, Neat and MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS ; THE BEST • . THE MARKET ON HAND Guests treated with consideration and respect at all times. Best Liquors 'and. Cigars at the Bar -'J; ; HAMBRIC &amp; CARLEY. V •••••• ■ J _, J North Main Street Jackson • ■* ••••••••••••••••••••• SIS The Best of Care Taken 5 5 °f Transient Stock . . • . • Gentle Horses . .... • F • Splendid Vehicles and the S S Best Equipment of All • • Kinds .... . . . . •3^7 ••••••••••••••••••••• • n ■•••: :«: IS? J « 5 Prices Reasonable ] ■ • I • •■•.■;■■" ■.■■:•&gt;' ' L * •••••• ffl. A. MAILS Assortment of Dry Goods SHOES AND ■ Furnishing -:- Goods For Ladies | And Children At the Lowest Prices M. A. MAILS Sutter Creek ;.j: E. MARRE &amp; BRO. Wholesale Dealers and Jobbers in Importud and Domestic Wines*Liquors*Cigars JACKSON, CAL. : - DISTR...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
LAWYERS. . Attorney-at-Law Office in Marelia building, corner Main and Court streets. "T\ ; B. SPAGKOLI Attorney and Cotuiselor at Law Jackson, Cal; ~~* - - N ' » * Praotice in all the States and Federal courts. Office: .. Spagnoli building, opposite Hall of Records. A CA3IINKTTI Attorney and Counselor at Law - " Jackson, Cal. Will practice in all the State and Federal _ courts. TVOBEKT C. BOli~ Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. Office : Farley building, Summit street. NEIL A. HAVQDABBIE y ".- — : .&gt;f&lt;«*&gt;i,~. ; f,;. J ..-t;-; ■■: —-,■.. -;■'•:. Attorney and Counselor at Law Offloe : ; Spagnoli block, Courthouse square. T ■W. CALDWELL . ' Will practice in all courts of the State "Vy H. WILLIS Attorney-At-Law * Office: With E. A. Freeman. Practice in all State Courts. JOHN F. DAVIS Jackson, Cal. : • Office on Summit Street, opposite Courthouse. ... JACOB L. SARGENT Jackson, Cal. Office: Marelia building, Court street! Mines . and mining laws a specialty. &...