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TUITION FEES [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
TUITION FEES Cannot be Exacted in Any of the Public Schools. City Superintendent of Schools Russell of San Jose has received an opinion from Attorney General Ford which throws open the primary and grammar grade- of the" city to all pupils living outside the city limits, and will undoubtedly abolish the tuition fees that city has been charging for outside pupils. The Attorney General states that the education and the management and control of public schools are a matter of State care and supervision, and that a city for primary and grammar school purposes stands upon the same basis as a school district, and School Trustees cannot lawfully charge tuition for the attendance of pupils from other districts. " ' This applies, of course, to all the public schools up to and including the grammar grades, - which are under the control of the State, but not to high schools maintained exclusively by local taxation. — Record-Union.
Health Officer's Report. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Health Officer's Report. The County Health Officer reports that during the month of January he abated twelve public nuisances and ordered the abatement of seven others. That "he issued burial permits upon physicians' death certificates for five bodies. Two deaths from pneumonia, two from consumption and one from suicide are reported for the month. "I had dyspepsia for years. No medicine wits so effective as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. It gave immediate relief. Two bottles produced marvelous results," writes L. H. Warren, Albany, Wis. It digests what you eat and cannot fail to cure. City Pharmacy. •
CALAVERAS COUNTY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY Citizen, San Andreas, February 10th. While the dance which followed the close of the amateur performance at Mokelumno Hill on Wednesday, evening was in progress, a gasoline stove in "Lucky" Baldwin's chophouse exploded and caused a threatening fire. Keyser's saloon, in which the restaurant was located, was badly damaged, but prompt efforts saved the adjoining property. A party of four San Andreans and three friend, who were being served in a private room in the rear of the restaurant, had a narrow escape. Hon. W. C. Ralston, a director and manager of the Melones Consolidated Mining Company, at Robinsons, was in town during the week on legal business. Bert Deleray, Superintendent of the Melones Consolidated Mining Company, at Robinsons, was in San Andreas on Wednesday on official business. The wires of the Sunset Telephone Company were burned out on Wednesday between San Andreas and Angels Camp by a guy wire falling so as to carry the electric light current on to the...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Democrat, Placerville, February 10th. Happy Tom has a new pet. William Tong, of Clarksville, brought him a wildcat last week, about half grown, and the animal is the center of attraction. It was caught before its eyes were opened and raised a pet about the house. It is as gentle as a domestic cat but much larger. -.:■ * James Bromnell died at his residence, near Riverton, last Sunday. He was a native of Massachusetts ' and was about eighty-eight years old. His death was due to old age, and was without any previous sickness. S. G. Beach &amp; Co. have contracted in the East for a first-class shingle plant to be in operation about the Ist of next April, as an adjunct to their Badger Hill lumber mills. They aro now receiving orders for sugar-pine shingles to be delivered in this city. Patrick Flynn died of pneumonia at his home in Georgia Slide, and was buried here Wednesday. He was about seventy-nine years of age. The funeral was well attended by his oldtime ...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Independent, Sonora, February 10th. Florence, the eight-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Butzbach, died here suddenly about 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from' strangulation, brought on by a severe spell of coughing, which she has been j subject to' since "an attack"' of pneumonia "nine months ago. When seized with the spell she was apparently in her usual health, with the exception of a slight cold, and was playing in the street with other children. Inspte of all that was done by a loving mother to assist her child in her struggle for life, while Dr. Hunter was being summoned — her minutes on earth were but few and she quickly passed away before the physician arrived. The public school was closed Thursday afternoon in honor of the deceased, and the pupils attended the funeral in a body. The interment was made in the Odd Fellows' cemetery. The down trian engine jumped the track at the switch in Sonora Tuesday morning, causing more than an hour's delay. The engi...
Many a Lover [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Many a Lover Has turned with disgust from an otherwise lovable girl with an offensive breath. Karl's Clover Root Tea puriSes the breath by its action on the bowels, etc., as nothing else will. Sold for years on absolute guarantee. Price 250 .and 50c. For sale by A. Goldner, the Druggist. *
The Farm Beat the Mortgage. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
The Farm Beat the Mortgage. The following story illustrates the resources of a Nebraska farmer: A farmer got discouraged because he didn't get rich the first year, and, as there was a mortgage of $700 on . his farm, was about ready to jump the whole business, but determined to make one more effort and sowed eighty acres in wheat. It happened to be a poor year for wheat and the stand was not very good. Concluding that It wasn't worth harvesting he pulled up his stakes and mosied back to Missouri, leaving the farm to fight the mortgage all by itself. The farm was equal to the occasion. The wheat ripened, fell down and deposited the seed in the soil again. Next spring the wheat began to grow lustily. Some of the neighbors were honest enough to write about it down to the fugitive in Missouri, and he got interested enough to come back and take a look. Then he stopped and harvested his volunteer crop. He sold it for enough to pay off the mortgage and the rest of his debts and had a tidy l...
IRRIGATION IN THE WEST [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
IRRIGATION IN THE WEST The Agricultural Condition of Western States. ... , - THE "DITCH RIDER" AND HIS DAILY DUTIES Kational Irrigation Would Not Conflict With Legitimate Private Water Enterprises. ' The Rocky Mountain region and its development under irrigation is the subject of a publication just issued for free : distribution by the Irrigation branch of the Department of Agricul- ture/ 'it was prepared by J. C." Ulrlch, an irrigation engineer of Denver, and describes particularly the States of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. The bulletin explains how ditches are built and operated, its -main purpose evidently being to inform those to whom the subject is new and strange, and thus enable them to avoid the costly mistakes to which beginners in irrigation farming are liable. The difference is • shown between ditches built and operated by individuals, corporations, or .districts and the difference of methods of operation. The detailed organization and management of the can...
PRIVATE REVIEW OF EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
PRIVATE REVIEW OF EVENTS. A Former Amador Besident Comments Upon General Topics. Stockton, February B.— Still the South African war goes on with no indication of abatement. There were persons in Amador county a few months ago who declared that the Boers could not resist the English for a month; who declared that "right" was no longer "might;" that the Creator's hand to help a just cause was but a myth. What say they now? Who sent the grasshoppers over the vclts in advance of the British troopers? May the God of Battles give speedy triumph to the arms of justice and right. . Roberts was kept out of Congress, which shows that Americans still respect American womanhood. Our Congress, urged by the best element, of our heterogeneous population, is striving to find a suitable way of preventing the election of such a creature (it seems unjust to honest men to call him man) in .tho future. Two bills have ' already '-been introduced in Congress. One by a Congressman from Idaho, providing for...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. "Blood tells." But we rarely recognize the fact except in times of stress and strain. . A hone which looks like a " scrub " may beat another horse which seems the ideal of a racer, just by that one quality of good blood. Similarly men, who seem in the pink of condition drop down under the racing strain of -business. Why? Blood tells. * Men reckoned perfectly healthy start out for ::.■;.: ■' :--■'-' business, they &lt;?x?^^3KSsw BKt a run for the tram, £&amp;^ anA collapse. "Heart SilJ ure " they ,n »_ i— ,^^-***7M\Siy call it. Blood JT r \Jr*- failure would be often the *^ . better name. Take care of the blood and the body will take care of itself. It is thi blood which builds the body. Tbt blood indeed is the body. A sound body must be based on. sound blood. It is one of the peculiar properties of Dr. Pierces Ooldtn Mtdictl Discovery that it eliminates from the blood the effete and poisonous matter which is antagonistic to health. It also gives to the...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. •••••••••• • Wr • ■ :-. • ]i*s m ••••••••• ••••••••• I ill ill •••••••••••••••••••••••••a a. JACKSON, CAL. Basement of the Webb Building Everything New, Neat and Glean i\ MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS THE BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS ALWAYS ON HAND Guests treated with consideration and respect at all times. , Best Liquors and Cigars at the Bar ,"; !v v.* .: HAMBRIC &amp; CARLEY. M. A. MAILS For the Best Assortment of Dry Goods SHOES AND ' Furnishing -:- Goods Of All Kinds For Ladies) And Children At the Lowest Prices in. A. MAILS Sutter Creek •••••••••••••••••••••••••a : it's Not : 2 Expensive=# * • It's the quality that's high in Tea • • Garden Drips, Toboggan Maple • • Syrup and Pelican Louisiana Mo- a • lasses. . 9 • For sale by first-class grocers in • • cans only. Money refunded if the • • goods are not satisfactory. Don't • • accept an imitation. See that the * • manufacturer's name is litho- • • graphed on every can. • ■ Pacific Coast . S • Syrup Company ♦ * Z 7...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
LAWYERS. - Tji A. FREEMAN Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. Office in Marelia building, corner Main and Court streets. DB. SPAGNOLI Attorney and Counselor at Law -. Jackson, Cal. Practice in all the States and Federal courts. Office: Spagnoli building, opposite Hall ot Records. Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cal. ■ Will practice in all the State ana Federal courts. T&gt; OBERT C. BOLE Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. Office: Farley building. Summit street. ■ -I^-JEIL A. MAUQDABBIC ' Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cal. Office: Spagnoli block, Courthouse square. T TV. CALDWELL Attorney-at&gt;L»w •^Jackson, Cal. ' Will practice in all courts of the State -VXT H. WILLIS Attorney-at-Law Office: With E. A. Freeman. Practice in all State Courts. JOHN F. DAVIS , LAWYER Jackson, Cal. Office on Summit Street, opposite Courthouse. JACOB L. SARGENT v -—ATTORNEY——--Jackson, Cal. Office: Marelia building, Court street. Mines and mining laws a specialty. NOTARIES. TTILDA C...
THE EXTRA SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
THE EXTRA SESSION. The people of California have just occasion to congratulate themselves. The curtain has just fallen on the last act in a comedy that has been on the boards for a long time. The Republican party may also congratulate itself in view of the fact that, after a long and bitter fight, harmony has been evolved, an acceptable United States Senator elected and the warring factions have laid down their arms, shaken hands, and vied with each other in saying nice things about the newly elected Senator, Hon. Thomas B. Bard of Ventura. We might congratulate the Governor on the happy outcome of the extra session. We hope that he got what he wanted, and we know that the great party whose representaNow is the time to close. up the ranks, stand shoulder to shoulder, and with a united party place California where she belongs, squarely in the ranks of Republican States. Our Democratic friends may get all the satisfaction they can out of the repeal of the " wide-tire law," and the thi...
THE REPUBLICAN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
THE REPUBLICAN MEETING. On the evening of February Bth last the first gun of the campaign of 1900 was fired at Jackson. For so early a call, the house was well filled with an earnest and attentive audience. Mr. James E. Dye, superintendent of the Amador Queen No. 1, was presiding officer, and after inviting the Vice Presidents to the platform, ht proceeded in a few felicitous remarks to introduce the first speaker, Hon. Judson Brusie, a former Amador county citizen, who touched in a most happy vein on most of the topics likely to be discussed during the coming campaign. It was noticeable that the audience responded heartily to each reference to the coming reelection of our broad-minded President, William McKinley. The speaker was fair in his treatment of subjects, logical in his conclusions, and made a good impression on his audience. At the conclusion, the second speaker, Hon. D. E. McKinlay, of San Francisco, was introduced. Mr. McKinlay took up several of the topics more at lengt...
A STORY OF LONG AGO [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
A STORY OF LONG AGO ■?■■■ Jf. m ■ . -.-.i . ; s .; A Strong Hint For Some- A VOLCANO CORRESPONDENT RECALLS THE TARN He Makes An Effort to Stir Volcanoites and Wants Them to " Be Up and Doing." ■ Mr. Editor: I accidentally, ran across this story in an old book, and, as I thought it might interest some of your Volcano readers, I venture to ask for space to publish it in your valuable papery "It was long, long ago. The sun was shining pleasantly on a beautiful valley, in which numerous, houses were sheltered, inhabited by a happy people. Around the- houses grew magnificent trees j bearing fruits of a peculiar golden tint. Those fruits were not only beautiful to look upon, but delicious to eat and very nourishing, and had such qualities that almost every one that had ever eaten of them either could not or would." not eat jtny other. So these' fruits wjure the main stay of the happy valley people. Many travelers passed through tho. valley, and, allured by the . golden fruit, bought trees...