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SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY'S EXHIBIT AT PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY'S EXHIBIT AT PARIS. The Southern Pacific Company's exhibit in Paris during the coming Exposition, will be in the hands of Hon. William H. a gentleman of extraordinary business skill, of rare executive ability, and possessed of untiring energy. ■ : ■ To this eminent gentleman has been entrusted the entire management of the Company's great enterprise, which, under such able supervision, must necessarily result in great benefit to the Pacific Coast States in particular and the whole country generally. , ; The Company will make two exhibitions in Paris during the Exposition of 1900, one in the Trocadero Palace grounds, in a separate pavilion, erected by itself, and the other at No. 29 Boulevard dcs Italiens. At the latter place the Company will maintain a Bureau of Information; where information will be furnished concerning the natural resources of the States and Territories Mr. Mills will represent. The exhibit at the City office will be highly artistic and wil...
TRYING TO EMBARRASS THE ADMINISTRATION [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
TRYING TO EMBARRASS THE ADMINISTRATION President McKinley should use his discretion about giving the information asked for by the Allen resolution as to the recognition by this government, and why recognition was refused, as on motion of Senator Spooner, the resolution was amended so as to request the President, "if not incompatible with the public interests," to furnish the information. This resolution has no other object than to embarrass the administration. It is a part of the game, which has been so unsuccessfully played. by the authors of the numerous resolutions, asking for all sorts of information concerning the Philippines, and deserve no answer. The sudden spasm of sympathy for the Boers is in reality a Democratic attempt to change the present friendly relations between the United ' States and England, for no better reason than for. the making of political capital among the Irish voters. At least two Republican Senators seem to have been trapped in this game, as Senators Ha...
FORESTRY IN CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
FORESTRY IN CALIFORNIA. A great many persons in California have talked about forestry for years, but nothing has come of it. The State cannot be depended upon to keep up appropriations steadily, and, though the University of California has maintained at its own expense the two interesting forestry stations at Chico and Santa Monica, it seems evident that we are on the eve of much additional forestry work in this State. The Division of Forestry at Washington, under the able leadership of Gifford Pinchot, supervised by Secretary Wilson, is making a record for efficient, non-partisan, scientific work all over the United States. We have heard good Democrats say that the Department of Agriculture, and especially the Forestry Division, was worth perpetuating for a lifetime. Mr. Pinchot has visited California, Oregon and Washington, and has had a large number of young men, mostly Californians, from the State University and Stanford, at work -in our forests, measuring trees, studying soils,...
WILL IMPROVE THE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
WILL IMPROVE THE BUREAU. r .There is a bill before Congress, designated as House Bill, No. 3988, which was introduced December 12, 1899, which should become a law. • The bill, if passed, will result intimproving the Weather Bureau. It will bring about* improved methods of examination and appointments ancT'tne retirement upon a moderate allowance of men vvho haye 'grown old in the work of the service. The bill has the. support of the Chief of the Bureau, the Chairman of the Committee : of Agriculture of the House, and has the sanction of the Secretary of Agriculture. It has for its object the improvement of the Bureau, and it will certainly give the Government the best service for the money expended. . . f/i-' Professor Willis S. Moore, Chief of the Bureau, in a communication to the Hon. James H. Wads worth, Chairman of the House Committee 011 Agriculture, points out • the defects of existing laws briefly as follows : f '" &gt; Promotions are not properly regulated and &a...
ON THE WRONG SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
ON THE WRONG SIDE. Mr. Bryan's vision has at last reached far enough from the grand center — self — to enable him to dimly realize that his party has got on the wrong side of the expansion question. This fact was fully demonstrated a few days ago. On that occasion he advised the Democratic Senators and Representatives to be very particular in their language = when discussing the question publicly. Later, in an authorized interview, he said: "I am not opposed to all expansion; each proposed annexation must be settled upon its own merits." ••':■•• : ,S" ". It is the old, old Democratic story. In every presidential campaign for years that party has favored, or pretended to favor, any old thing that promised, to catch voters, and has not hesitated to favor a thing in one locality and oppose it in another. _ Before the campaign gets fairly started, • Democratic speakers and editors are likely to be declaring that they have never opposed expansion at all ; that it is only the bugaboo they...
VERY CARELESS SHOOTING [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
VERY CARELESS SHOOTING A Bullet Crashes Through the House. CAUSED EXCITEMENT IN SOUTH JACKSON It Penetrated a Porch Awning, a Window and . Partitions and Lodged in the Door. ' On Thursday afternoon of last week, January 25th, as Mrs. J. S. Garbarini, of South Jackson, was engaged in her household duties,- she was' startled by a terrible' crash in the house. For some moment's sho was . at.a loss to locate the sound, but thought it was' on the south side of the house. : She,' therefore, stepped to the south porch of the building and was overcome with astonishment, not unmixed with fear, to discover a large bullet hole in the awning of the j porch, and a shattered ■parlor window. „ . .;■ . - : V— . . , : : Investigation followed and thebullet was traced- through* the: sitting"foom' and across the. hall, burying itself in the door-casing of tho bedroom. Mrs. ■Garbarini was, as may be supposed, somewhat unnerved" by this time, and her immediate 'neighbors' were informed of the ' occurran...
PERSONAL MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
PERSONAL MENTION. P. M. Whitmor* regutered at the Now National Tuesday. P. Borger of Campo Seco, Sundayed here, the guest of W. P. Detert. . George Brown returned Saturday from a two weeks' business trip below. Mrs. J. Mitchell of Amador City, visited friends in Jackson Friday and Saturday. •' . Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Caminetti save a very enjoyable card party last~Tuesd'ay evening. We call attention to a change in R. I. Kerr's City Pharmacy advertisement in this issue. ■ . : , " .... • George Bonnefoy telephoned Will A. Newcum last Monday that Vie Monterichard was some better, at times quite lucid. 'Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Parker have rented Hon. A. Caminetti's residence on Summit, street and are now cozily situated. The Colusa Sun of the 24th instant, says: "Miss Lizzie Pratt of Amador City arrived today and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. O'Rourke." Mr. H. Sharpner, Grand Keeper of Records and Seals, Knights of Pythias, arrived in Jackson last evening and will visit Rathbone Lodge toni...
SUPERIOR COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
SUPERIOR COURT. People vs. Joseph H. Giles— Trial in progress Amelia Eplett vs. Henry Eplett— Action for divorce. Restraining order made. B. R. Breese et ul. vs. S. G. Spagnoli et al.— Trial continued to February 3d. ■ Angelo Boro vs. Thomas Chichizola— Ar gument on demurrer continued to February 3d Estate of Gustavo Borchograin — Order approving sale of personal property. Hearing on return of sale of real estate set for February loth. Estate of Daniel Stewart — Order approving sale of personal property. Estate of William Wadge- Petition for letters of administration by Elizabeth Wadge. Hearing set for February 3rd. Estate of William Waters— Final discharge of administrator. Estate of Mary J. Keane— Decree establishing notice to creditors. ■Estate of Harlow Parlin— Decree establishing notice to creditors. ', -
Formerly of Jackson. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Formerly of Jackson. James O'Neil Glecson, tho bartender who was killed about midnight of the 28th instant in Stanley's Grotto, on tho corner of Market and Turk streets in San Francisco, is believed to have been formerly of Jackson. It is said ho was the samo person who used to run the saloon now owned by L. N. Keaglo. Gloeson was racing on horsoback with John Meehan about sixteen years ago, when tho latter was killed. It is claimed here that his correct name is Joseph. He is a native of Galaveras county and aged 31 years. He was a resident of Jackson about twelve or fifteen years.
Correction. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
Correction. In gathering information relative to several changes that have recently occurred at the Gwin mine last week, we were misinformed in regard to Superintendent Thomas. Our informant said that he had resigned. We have since learned that he has not resigned his office. Ho is still superintendent, although not personally supervising affairs, being absent on business,
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
B -/.. THE WHITE; HOUSE.:' &gt;_•" v'S^i I Not many, though, of those -beautiful Capes \ cat sent 6 " e and Jackets we bought for the holiday trade.: to any! one We will close them out now at a large reducAPPLpcATioN tion in price, and guarantee every garment in - i- iIS-SB every respect " . BEAUTIFUL PLUSH CAPES; NO THE LATEST-OUR dOLF CAPES GREAT VALUES AND AN AWnBT ' Mil- I S 'LrST-n^ 6 ?^ 61 "^ $ ■ and taUol - m "a« J^kets: our HOgar- ; ment 4«al tf m tto toffi round wilh thi^SfnV ci^fV 1 - • me n«; everybody knows the value: can shoSr; swell line in ladiVsou™ '■ wohivethPMmn iti -Si ii?X ; , ™mes in black, tan^ new blue, new ■ , side skirts in all wool . plaids" in : -' Tb clnth p-!SS° (T C i\f\ brown; very sty- *p &gt;-i /V /&gt; ' .. black figured silks #W -&gt; «/% - :lg^Sss.oo.. | V " .jga^s6.oo :.|'y ; -Su'aS2s3.sP : :■ • We desire most particularly to direct your attention to our elegant and up-to-date stoclr of Custom ■ and Ready Made Clot...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
%■?■ '"■ .. . ■.'•;'. LIVE BUSINESS HOUSES. ► iii ■— "i 9 J"\ W** ' fT** 111 f"^ lpn v^ VAT yi yx V I*A' -» | WINTER STOCK : Special line of Underwear at cost. Cloth- • : ing, Boots and Shoes, Hats, etc. Carpets ! and Matting, Furniture, Hardware, Grocer- ' cries etc t/:: : • The prices are too small to quote; call : ; at the store and see; they will surprise you. ■ S i» GFORfiF NFW/VIAN ♦***» '--"■♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦! I Complete I: New Stock Received a Composed of all kinds of goods for Winter Wear m ; Vicuna Wool Underclothing g". Ready-Made Garments for Ladies . • BOOTS AND SHOES of the very latest style and @ pattern. The best stock ever brought to Amador • GROCERIES ."AND PROVISIONS • GLAVINOVIGH &amp; PARKER 2 . . CORNER COURT AND MAIN STREETS 9 Sunset Telephone- + LAW AND ABSTRACT OFFICE • . jMADOR COUNTY ABSTRACT COMPANY ... : The Only Set »f Abstract Books ( Property System ) in • George I. Wright, Sole Owner — — Office;— Gordon Building, Courthouse Square, JACKSON. CAL. : ...
THE CASE OF DR. J. H. GILES IS STILL BEFORE THE SUPERIOR COURT [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
THE CASE OF DR. J. H. GILES IS STILL BEFORE THE SUPERIOR COURT The Trial Excites Much Interest. Nearly Two Weeks Seeking EXPERT TESTIMONY HAS BEEN PRESENTED Attorneys on Both Sides Push Their Case Vigorously for a Favorable Verdict. ' The jury was selected on Monday, iTahuary 22d, and consists of. the fol-lowing-named gentlemen: A. Frederick, A. Grainger, L. H. . Jordan, J. Holtz, W. A. Courtright, T. Lithgow, H. C: Toop, T. H. Norman, Ezra Taylor, George L. Thomas, W. E. Emslie and Frank Tromp. Mr. J. Charles Jones of Sacramento, assisting District Attorney C. P. .Vicini, made an able, and elaborate presentation of the case for the prosecution. U. S. Gregory was first called and sworn. • His testimony, in brief, was as as follows: "lam Sheriff of Amador county, and arrested the defendant. At the time of the arrest, I took' possession of some instruments found in his office in Sutter Creek, and now have them. These are the instruments to which I refer."- ■ Andrew Darling, husband of...
NATIVE DAUGHTERS INSTALL. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
NATIVE DAUGHTERS INSTALL. An Interesting Programme and Good Things &gt;".; to Eat. ;•. V Ursula Parlor, No. 1, N. D. G. W., installed otticors Thursday evening, January 25th, Miss Emma Boai-man officiating as installing officer, as follows: President, Daisy V. Littlefield; First Vice, Mrs. Nellie Ginocchio; Second Vice, Mrs. Koso Podesta; Third Vice, Mrs. Lena Podesta; Recording Secreretary, Mrs. Margaret Wishard; Financial Secretary, Mrs. Kate Garbarini; Treasurer, Miss Amy Kent; Marshal, Miss Mary .Brescia; Inside Sentinel, Mrs. Annie Angove; Outside Sentinel, Mrs. Flora Fillipini. Trustees — Miss Emma Boarman, Mrs. Ella Caminetti and Mrs. Fannie Norman. The installation ceremony was followed by an interesting programme as below: Solo Christine Rickert Instrumental Duet Ilu Glnnochi and Elma Francis Solo Miss lxilo Parker Heading Miss May Antbony Solo Mr. L. W. Border "Why We Never Married," Misses Emma Iluurman, Uooley Sangutnettl, Lottie Hreese, Daisy V. -Llttletleld and...
AMADOR COUUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
AMADOR COUUTY. Modoe— Volcano. The Mod oc mining property has been recently purchased by a company that will undoubtedly develop the mine "for better or worse." Men have boeE put to work to " prep.are for extensive operations. This property is considered very valuable, but owing to a lack of energy, its former owners did not work: tho mine .successfully. . jT . Lincoln— Sutter Creek. The station and chute at the 1200foot' level mi : ' the i ■ Lincoln mine was completed last Tuesday. i : The machine drills were installed the day following and on February Ist crosscutting west was begun, Burlcigh drills being used. State Geologist Storms is very much interested in the mine, and is investigating the cause of the break in the ore body at the 350-foot level from a scientific point of view. Fremont Consolidated— Amador. At the Freemont Consolidated sinking is in progress, an average of about 100 feet a month having been made so far. The shaft, a three-compartment one, is down about 140 fe...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 February 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Nugget: It is said that the parties who contracted to sink the shaft deeper • at the Little Gem mine have forfeited their contract, and the comyany put on a force of their own Monday. The run made by the mill recently erected proved to be very The Unity mine at Gold Hill has a steam boiler, hoisting engine and other machinery for sale. Mountain Democrat : J. H. Skinner has purchased the 5-stamp custom mill of R. M. Zimmerman and is having it removed from its present location above Chinatown to his mine just north of town. Besides a large amount of ore. on the dumps ready to be put through the mill,' Mr. Skinner has a large body of ore blocked out in the tunnel— sufficient to keep the mill running many months. In the near future, L.' W. Haggarty, who has perforated El Dorado with more deep shafts and long tunnels than any mining superintendent Of his age, will commence operations on a Plumas mine. Superintendent Thorn is working a full crew at the Gold Biig mine.