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EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Republican, Placerville, February Ist. In the trial of John E. Sexton last week for extortion, the case went to the jury on Thursday without argument and they returned a verdict of guilty after being out about an bionr and a half. The evidence was at first regarded as very weak • against Sexton, but the statements he had made before the Grand Jury apparently satisfied the jury of his complicity in the case. Sexton's attorneys are getting out an application for a new trial. A. L. Frost, City .Treasurer of Sacramento and an old resident of El Dorado county, has been visiting Placerville recently. Last Monday (the 29th) John Reese went up to North Webber Creek, about thirteen miles east of Placerville, to do some mining for John Pearson with Fred Johnson, who was a partner with Pearson in some mining ground located there. On reaching Johnson's cabin he was astonished to find the old man lying on the ground near his cabin door and partly reclining on a block of wood. R...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Democratic Banner, Sonora, February 2d. William Suttle, aged 66, a native of England, died at his home in Sonora last Saturday. He was a pioneer. A wife, son and daughter survive him. The concrete walls are being built around the Court square and the grounds are being put in condition for the lawn. Superintendent Coul of the Philadelphia Diggings was in Sonora this week. Work is progressing on the tunnel and the new sawmill is running in full blast. Carroll McTarnahan has been engaged this week in surveying the townsite of Jacksonville. The new mill of the Stanislaus Milling and Power Company at Oakdale is the most up-to-date flour mill in this State. An entirely new system of milling is employed at this mill and the most modern machinery installed; the Gyrator and Plansifter equipment of this mill, so famous in the East, is a thing unheard of in the other mills.of this State. Vice, in more than one form, now flourishing in Sonora, will quickly be suppressed if inco...
CALAVERAS COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY. Prospect, San Andreas, February 3d, Robert Jones of Avory was very badly burned with powder during the past week, while blasting logs at the vwod camp. He had just picked up his powder can, when the contents exploded, badly and painfully burning his face. ' Fortunate, indeed, was the accident. : He will not lose his eyesight and will soon recover.' Dr. Dorroh was called and dressed the injuries. Tbe town was in darkness last Tuesday evening, about 8 o'clock, ; caused by the burning out of one of the transformers at the sub-station in the western part of town. Mr. Condit, the electrician, was away and Matt. McGuirk was in charge of the station. Mr. McGuirk soon discovered what was the matter, and it was but a short time before the trouble was removed and the lights were turned on again. Louis Brosmer, a lad of nine years, broke his collar bone while playing on the school ground on Angels Wednesday afternoon. Deputy Jailer Burns says that his little prisoner, Roy Luc...
Flayed Out. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Flayed Out. Dull Headache, Pains in various parts of the body, Sinking at the pit of the stomach, Loss of appetite, Feverishness, Pimples or Sores are all positive evidences of impure blood. No matter how it became so it must be purified in order to obtain good health. Ackker's Blood Elixir has never failed to cure Scrofulous or Sypbilitie poisons or any other blood diseases. It is certainly a wonderful remedy and we sell every bottle on a positive guarantee. Sold by A, Goldner.
Uncalled-for letters. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Uncalled-for letters. Letters remaining unclaimed in the Jackson, Cat., Post office, for the week ending January 26, 1900: Brown, Mr.and Mrs Wm.Peard, J. R. Giobatista, Ghiorzo Pedercini, Bortollo Hocking, E. Ratto, Mrs. G. Norton. A. Sanborn, Mrs. A. J. Olsen, J. . Welty, Miss Laura Pasquetti, Francesco February 1, 1900. Smith, James Arrighini, Antonio Purdy, M. Cas. Bosworth, F. B. G. C. Folger, Postmaster.
Harry Harchand Under Treatment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Harry Marchand Under Treatment. Harry Marchand of West Point bridge, who was seriously hurt by a fall from a horse about four months ago, and who has been in San Francisco receiving medical treatment, is better. He has entered a business college in Stockton and is taking a commercial course, but is still under the treatment of a surgeon at that place.
THEY TALK WITH DRUMS [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
THEY TALK WITH DRUMS The Boers Use This Method Daily. IT 18 ONE FORM OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY The Drum Language Is Heard at Its Best in the Deep Silence of Night. Much surprise has been expressed at the quickness with which the natives of South Africa have learned the results of the recent battles between the Boers and British. These natives know nothing of bur method of telegraphing and .yet, . when victory has been declared for either of the contending parties, the news has been flashed with amazing celerity to very remote parts of the country. The manner in which the news is carried is novel and most interesting. Throughout Africa, the natives are expert in the use of what is known as the drum language, and they use it as we use the telegraph and the telephone, namely, for the purpose of sending a message from one place to another. The most, important events, as well as the daily occurrences in* every village, are transmitted iv this way. In the Congo region, near Stanley Falls, so...
GRANTING RIGHT OF WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
GRANTING RIGHT OF WAY. Congressman De Vries Introduced the Following Bill. A bill to amend certain Acts and granting rights of way. over public lands for canals, reservoirs, and so forth: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the right of way through public lands, forest and other reservations, however established, of the United States and the Yoseraite, Sequoia, and General Grant national parks, in California, is hereby granted for the construction and maintenance of canals, ditches, pipes and pipe lines, flumes, tunnels, and other conduits of water for the purposes of mining, or milling, or manufacturing, or irrigation, or water transportation, or the development of power, or for the manufacture, generation, and distribution of electrical energy, or for any public or domestic purpose, to the extent of not to exceed twenty-five feet on each side of the marginal limits of such canals, ditches, pipes and p...
On Every Bottle [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
On Every Bottle Of Shiloh's Consumption cure is this guarantee: "AH we ask of you is to use two-thirds of the contents of this bottle faithfully, then if you can say you are not benefited, return the bottle to your druggist and he may refund the price paid." Price paid 25c, 50c an&lt;l 11. For sale by A. Goldner, Druggist. ♦
Beport on San Quentin Bags. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Beport on San Quentin Bags. There may be trouble getting grain bags enough this year. The wardens of tbe State prison reports: Bags on hand, 822,089; carried over order from last year, 416,000; sold since January "l, 1900, 261,000; total sold awaiting shipment, 677,000; on hand available for sale, 145,000; j Raw jute' on hand in the warehouse 3,357 bales, which will run the mills till June; contracted to arrive 7000 bales now- loading at Calcutta. The mills will turn out 1,550,000 bigs up to June Ist, making at that time a total of 2,372,000. It is estimated that up to September Ist, 1,450,000 bags can be turned out," which will bring the supply to its maximum, 3,822,000 which is much less than the estimated demand. The directors decided to be very cautious in selling any large quantities of the output of the mills, and hereafter the maximum amount which will bo supplied to . any individual buyer may be even loss than 2000. Owing to the additional cost of jute and the added expense ...
A Prominent Amador Man. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
A Prominent Amador Man. Amador Andrews has been recently promoted to the high and responsible position of general agent of the Adams Express Company of New York. Mr. Andrews was tha first boy born in Amador county after the division, and for years lived with his parents in Jackson. In the early days of this county Mr. Andrews' father was the agent of Wells, Pargo &amp; Co., and was highly respected by a host of friends. Mr. Andrews is a man of unusual ability and has made rapid progress up the line of positions of the express
Do Ton Know [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Do Ton Know Consumption is preventable? Science has proven that, and also that neglect is suicidal. The worst cold or cough can'be cured with Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure, Sold on positive guarantee for over fifty years. For sale by A Goldner, Druggist .' • .
He Had to Give Up. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
He Had to Give Up. An lowa judge recently related an amusing incident that had occurred in his court when a colored man was brought up for some petty offense. The charge was read, and as the statement "The state of lowa against John Jones" was read in a loud voice the colored man's eyes bulged nearly out of their sockets and he seemed overcome with terror and astonishment. When he was asked if he had anything to say or pleaded guilty, or not guilty he gasped out: "Well, yo' honab, ef de whole state o' lowa is agin dis one pore niggah I'ze gwine to give up right now I'] "I had bronchitis every winter for years and no medicine gave me permanent relief till I began to take One Minute Cough Cure. . I, know it is the best cough medicine made." says J. Koontz, Corry, Pa. It quickly cures coughs, colds, croup, asthma, grippe and throat and lung troubles. It is the children's favorite remedy. City Pharmacy. " ■■"• ?
MRS. HARRY LOVE INSANE [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
MRS. HARRY LOVE INSANE Her Husband Killed Joaquin Murietta. HOW HARRY LOVE MET HIS DEATH IS RECALLED Ex-Sheriff Thomas Cunningham Relates a Few Incidents of Love's Ex-Sheriff Cunningham, who, the other day, was reading of the insanity of Mrs. Harry Love' of Santa Clara, whose husband was the slayer of Joaquin Murietta, the famous bandit, recalled Love and his troubles and trials well. He was over six feet in height, powerfully, built and wore his, thick, curly hair long. He had been a Texan ranger with Jack Hays and Ben McCulloch, and was captain of the company which overtook and killed Joaquin Murietta, the murderer, who for years terrorized the state from Siskiyou to San Diego. Love lived on a ranch near Santa Clara, but spent a large portion of his time in San Jose. About the year 1859 he married the widow Bennett and thenceforward and until his death was in a constant whirl of domestic trouble, which resulted in lawsuits, separation, reconcilliation and incessant conjugal infeli...