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The Dr. Giles Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
The Dr. Giles Trial. For fourteen days the ."trial of Dr. Giles coutinued, the case going to the .jury between three and four o'clock last Monday afternoon. . Tho twelve men remained out all night, and failing to agroo, were discharged the following forenoon. It is reported that there were seven for acquittal and five for couviction, while from other sonrces the reverse is given out. We understand that on February 20th, a decision relative to future action in regard to the case' will be made. Amoug • the items of the expense of 'the trial aro the following: Paid to the jury that failed to agree, $403. }0; to Stenographer Doan, $383.50. &lt; Such cases cost money, but that is no reason why justice should not bo,meeted out. That's what property -"'holders are taxed for, that every department, including that of Justice, should be financially equipped for any emergency, no matter how expensive.
The New Bailroad. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
The New Bailroad. The surveyors for the lone, Sutter and Jackson railroad are still busy running their meridian line of survey and choosing the best -of the routes run as the preliminary survey. That the new road will bo under way in a short time there can hardly bo a doubt. The final survey will establish the route to be taken and will cut off all the places possible where costly road building wjll be necessitated. — lone Echo. ■
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦ . :: Drugs! Drugs! Drugs! I ;; FRESH AND PURE • I CITY * PHARMACY i &lt; &gt; . . . . . • &lt; &lt; ■ - • * ■ i &lt;; Also a Full Stock of &lt; ] ; Goods Pertaining to my &lt; &lt; Line of Business. &lt; ]: I KEEP THE BEST OF EVERYTHING ;! J ', ROBERT I." KEEE ', i • Main Street JACKSON ! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦I !. L. GODFREY BUILDER, JOINER AND WORKER IN WOODS Water Street, Jackson IS PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS OF plain or ornamental work. Bookcases, Wardrobes, Commodes, etc., turned out in tbe most skillful manuer. Window Screens and Blinds made in short order. Orders from the country attended to promptly. ■ .• FIRE ACCIDENT LIFE L. J. FONTENROSE General Insurance Agent and Searcher of Records Office : Marelia building, Court street. Jackson » Nffl t lIIII 'f Hilt (Ot Italian usage) Jackson, Amador County, Cal. V. GIOVANNONI, : Proprietor... A FTER CONSIDERABLE EXPENSE...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
LIVE BUSINESS HOUSES. WE'RE SWEEPING OUT WINTER STOCK . - t *^ - ' - Special line of Underwear at cost. Clothing,. Boots and Shoes, Hats, etc. Carpets and Matting, Furniture, Hardware. Grocer- : cries, etc. ij The prices are too small to quote; call at the store and see; they will surprise you. I GEORGE NEWMAN Main Street, l~i rirron — - sj Complete ij New Stock Received q&lt; | Composed of all kinds of goods for Winter Wear B; Vicuna Wool Underclothing 8 Ready-Made Garments for Ladies • Flannelettes 2 Mackintoshes • Rubber Boots • BOOTS AND SHOES of the very latest style and • pattern. The best stock ever brought to Amador • county Qt ..- ,' Fresh and new stock of • GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS" • GLAVINOVICH &amp; PARKER^ 2 CORNER COURT AND MAIN STREETS • Sunset Telephone — — : — ; : -♦ MISCELLANEOUS.-" IN CASH PREMIUMS ARE BEING OFFERED BY Tlie CirLCiniisiti ZE3n.a-i3.irer Nearest Correct Guesses on the Population of the United States To be reported by the U. S. Censu...
AMADOR COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
AMADOR COUNTY. Peerless— Jackson. The shaft of the Peerless mine, lotcated about two and one-half miles south of Jackson, on the 320-acre-track held under bond by the Peerless Gold Mining Development Company, is down about ninety-five feet. Last week : Superintendent Osborne encountered the ledge, the showing from which is considered excellent. . The work of sinking will be continued with all dispatch, an additional force having been put on by the Directors at their meet- , ing of February oth. It is the gener- . ally expressed sentiment hereabouts j that the company is to be congratu- • lated on the present bright outlook ■ for the mine. .■". &lt;.' . .&gt; ■ Central Eureka— Sutter Creek. At the Central Eureka the prospects continue favorable and a mill is contemplated. ' Keystone— Amador. From Superintendent W. A: Prich- • ard of the Keystone mine, we learn that the management is busy experimenting and improving the mine and mill both for present economy and as a b...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Republican:' A company comprising Dr. W. W. Stone of Plaoorville and several of his relatives are operating a hydraulic mine near Ringgold this winter and have been piping two or three weeks. They have expended $1800 or $2000 in fitting up for mining. They have a ditch three or four miles long, taking water from Ringgold creek, a dam in the creek and also a debris dam below their mine. The mine is a hill channel south of the Red Hill channel which had a local reputation years ago as a rich spot of ground. The Stone mine is supposed to be a continuation of the Red Hill channel. Mr. Garrow has moved his gold-sav-ing machine from the Santa Claus quartz mine to . Yankee Bar, Middle Fork of the American. Ho intends to -work sand this summer as it contains considerable fine gold. The incline shaft which W. P. and Bert Carpender are sinking into the former's gravel mine near Smith's Flat is down about 320 feet. It has been cutting through the rim instead of in lava for a ...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Democratic Banner: The Densmore, on the Stanislaus river,/ one of the most promising mines in the county, has been sold to H. G. Dodge of San Francisco. Fred Corkill has sent in his resignation as superintendent of the Dead Horse mine to the Eureka Consolidated Gold Mining Company. • A new hoist and air compresor are being placed at the Maryatt mine, Tuttletown. Independent: The hydraulic mines it Yankee Hill have ceased using water until more rain falls. Conlin Bros., who have been workng the Hope mine for some time past vith the hope that it would again ,-eld up its hidden treasure as in days rone by, at last got "cold feet" and railed it "quit." It took', a year and mo-lialf, however, to exhaust the aith in that property which is known o have a good history. Henry Eckel, foreman of the Esper&gt;nza mine near the Hazel Dell, was in own a few days ago and reports crossutting for the vein steadily going on. 'ho tunnel is In about 121 feet and is supposed to ...
CALAVERAS COUNTY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY- Prospect: The May Day Mining Company have recently let a contract for the extension of their tunnel down the grade. Work was commenced on the 19th and a good crew of men have boeniput on. Mr. DeLay is here and personally oversees the work. It is to be hoped this enterprise will reap a golden reward before lonjr or at least when the May Day lode is encountered. ' The extensive new enterprises now In sight seem to predict a good season for Murphys in a progressive way. It is current street talk that the Utica Company * will soon begin work for the placement of two more large dynamos at their plant up tho canyon. This will demand labor of all kinds and it will take several months to complete the details. A large pipe trench must be dvg — perhaps two, to accommodate the new pipe line. Two more large tanks for water supply must be built on Mount Zion at the ditch. In addition, the completion of tho planthouse (all of stone) must bo made together with the work of install...
SECONDED THE NOMINATION [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
SECONDED THE NOMINATION Hon. John F. Davis Made a Pleasing Speech. TOLD M BARD'S ELECTION MEANS TO US Our Representative In California's Senate Throws Flowery Remarks at T. R. Bard. Speech of Senator Davis of Amador county, seconding the nomination of Thomas R. Bard: Senators: Today we send a message to the citizens of tho commonwealth that the Republican party is united. That is to be the keynote of our action today. Feuds and dissensions had rent and torn it assunder, crimination and re-crimination had depressed the hopes of its friends and aroused the enthusiasm of its enemies. Already it had begun to be whispered abroad that there was not enough patriotism in the party to meet the crisis and so to meet it that. we would all be together in the end. And yet despite the detraction of its motives, despite the misrepresentations of its acts, despite the fact that the organs of the opposition had levied notice on the State that this extra session would be a saturnalia of fraud and cor...
VALENTINE ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
VALENTINE ENTERTAINMENT. The Epworth League Will Bender a Good Programme. The Epworth League of the M. E. Church will give the following programme in Webb Hall, Wednesday Piano Solo I Miss Rust Vocal Duet Mrs. C. W. Freeman and Mr. V. Mounter Ode to St. Valentine Vocal Sole Miss Faull Piano Duet . . . .Misses Ha Ginocchio and Alma Francis Vocal Solo Miss Parker Humorous Reading Mrs. Morrow Vocal Duet .:.. Miss Sanguinetti and Mrs. Endicott Instrumental Solo, "The Belle of the Ball" (Selected) Mrs . Kay The Spirit of War Dr. C. H Gibbons At the Valentino entertainment valentines will be for sale in the Valentine booth at from 1 cent to 50 cents each. All valentines purchased at the booth will be delivered at the postofllco in the hall free of charge. Doors open at 7 p. m; concert at 7:30 p. m. Supper at New National Hotel dining room after concert. Proceeds applied to Rev. F. A. Morrow's salary. Ticket to concert and supper 50 cents.
STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. The Owners of the Peerless Highly Pleased With the Outlook. At a meeting of the stockholders of the Peerless Gold Mine Development Company, held. in the secretary's office, Brown building, Jackson, Cal., at 2 o'clock p. m.,' February 5, 1900, the old Board of Directors was re-elected as follows: Enrico Ginocchio, Jackson; George Gates, Jackson; W. H. Roden, San Francisco; George W. Brown, Jackson; P. Bufflngton, Jackson. On motion of P. Buffington W. H. Bodes was made chairman of tho stockholders' mooting, and George Brown secretary. It was the unanimous voice of the stockholders that development work be pushed with all vigor, Tho mooting was harmonious to a degree an'l plans for tho future were thoroughly and minutely gone over, Superintendent Osborne giving valuable advice 'relative thereto. Mr. Al. Davis, one of the San ■ Francisco stockholders, was present and took part in the meeting. At the close of the stockholders' meeting, the newly elected Board of D...
Dan Murphy's House Burned. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Dan Murphy's House Burned. Wednesday afternoon about 2 o'clock Mrs. Dan Murphy of Butte City, two and one-half miles south of Jackson, discovered that the roof of the house was in flames. The alarm was given, but the fire spread with such rapidity that the house and contents were destroyed. Jerry Murphy, the aged and sick father of Dan Murphy, was in the house and unable to help himself. Mrs. John Kitto, however, heroically met the emergency, and carried the invalid to his own house some few rods distant. Mrs. Kitto is deserving of great credit. All the out buildings and contents' wore destroyed and George Murphy's barn would have met the same fate had not prompt measures been taken. The flames attacked it but the fire was put out in its incipiency. The house originally cost upward, of $500. The total loss is estimated at between seven and eight hundred dollars. No insurance. It is supposed , the fire originated from a spark from the chimney. A high wind was blowing at the time whic...
BRIEF LOCALS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
BRIEF LOCALS. Accounts of Minor Happenings and Per- ' sonal Mention. Miss Hilda Clough is in Sacramento. Hon. A. Caminetti joined his fellow lawmakers in Sacramento Tuesday. Mrs. Tillie Botto, of Amador City, recently spent several days in Jackson. Editor Barnes of the lone Echo was at the County Seat Monday and Tuesday. John Baggio and Attorney Solinsky, of San Andras, were here the first of the week. Superintendent Gordon has sent out to each school in the county Lincoln Day circulars. The fog rolled away and ideal California weather took its place for several days of this week. District Attorney C. P. Vicini went to San Francisco yesterday and will be absent a week or ten days. The office of tho Superintendent of Schools is to be improved in a few particulars, and. a new bookcase is to be added. Henry Garbarini returned last Sunday from a visit to his brother, Superintendent V. L. Garbarini, at the Sheep Ranch. To-morrow Mrs. R. E. McConnell and Miss Dora McConnell intend going t...
Grand Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 February 1900
Grand Entertainment. Ursula Parlor No. 1, N. D. G. W., will give a grand entertainment and social dance in Webb Hall, Monday evening, Feb. 26th. Several novel features will be introduced during the evening. The programme will appear in the Ledger next week. Admission 50 cents, children 25 cents. Our readers may be assured that this social event will prove to be one of the best of tho season. •