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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 20 April 1900

Established Novenibef i, ji§ ss.? WAS INJURED AT THE GWIN A Horrible Accident Averted I at the Dead Horse. ENGIHEER C. r DUNNING KEPI AW HEAD ij '. ... _ ..*aKJ9.*-»«W, 1 - ■ *sr ■ . - *- \r--:\ r -- : - .-.''■ •' '» ■?.-" '■- t - Horse and Eider Fall and the Latter Is Dangerously Injured. S , ** flagration at Placerville. ' ■' l CALAVERAS COUNTY. Chronicle. Mokelumne Hill. April 14, IDOB. : On -Monday of last week H. Sauve met- with an accident while, at work in the lumber yard of the. Gwio mine, > and has since, been limping about with a cane. He was trying to get a certain timber out of a large pile, using a crow bar, when several timbers became re leased and rolled down unexpectedly, one striking him,^on; the left thigh: Although the bone was' not broken he had a narrow escape and has since been unable to work as above stated. IThe convicted stage robber, James Starr, was takon to San Quentin prison last Tuesilay by Sheriff Thorn, to com mence tho serviceof his year's sentenc...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 20 April 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER B Published Fridays by AMADOR COUNTRY PUBLISHING COMPANY. Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: ONElYEAß(lf*nbtin advance) ....$3 00 Onk Year <jn advance),. ..........:;.:.. 2 50 3ix4.l6nTni. r : :...':. '....'.1. l 25 Three M0nth5.'..... .............. . ............'. 75 One or More . Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal ADVERTisiNG-rPer Squai-e— First Insertion $1 00 Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50 P. BUFFINGTON . ' : : :• :; : Editor and Manager FRIDAY.. .......;.■;. .......I APRIL" 20, 1900 "•-' .'i The Second Congressional District should be represent ' ed by a Republican because it is really a Republican district. But for a niimberof years the Republcau party has met de feat by putting up-weak men,: men who, with but few excep tions,-failed to carrytheir own county. In the name of St. Peter, what kind of political sagacity do you call that. The Republican battle line in the Second Congressional District is strewn with 'wrecks 'caused by the egregious mistakes ...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 20 April 1900

A MILL FOR THE NUGGET "Work on the Oneida Mill Is Under Way. >. ■ ■ ■■ MOTHER RICH STRIKE MADE AT TBE FINNEGAN The Gold Production of the Jumper Said to Exceed All Former 7 Cleanups. Hngget— lone. j At the Nugget mine, lone, the own • ers, Messrs. Adams, Carlisle and,Rob ertson, are taking out quartz seamed with . free gold* and abounding in sul phurets. A mill Is now in operation. TTrsnla— lone. The Ursula mine near" lone, owned by Messrs. Adams, Burris and Schmidt, is on the same lodge that the Nugget encounters and the production is simi lar. One mill will probably answer for both mines. Beduction Co.— Plymouth. : The New Western Mining and Re duction Co., of Plymouth, Frank J. Moffit, Oakland) president, and -Todd' C. Wood worth,' superintendent, is do ing nicely.' The canvas plant is run ning smoothly and effecting quite a saving in fine sulphurets. Everything else about the works is arranged to run as automatically and economically as possible. Gritton— Volcano. At the Grit...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 20 April 1900

VANQUISHED A SPOOK BILL~SCROGGJNS* DfD if AhiD THEN •^S "•;■ DISAPPEARED. . X ■? ■ ■ The Singular History of a, Peculiar Q Character Who Located Wells For Missouri Farmers and Juggled V; With Trained Snakes. " " «: C ■■' -'Rev.-' Bill Scroggins was a character 'Itan border county of Missouri In 1844. How he acquired the ecclesiastical pre fix and : what be did under the title •'were stories which used to be told in •the farmhouses of what Is now known • a« Cass county. ■<- .They said he . had been! a snake .. charmer when he was a young man, that he' traveled about the country as a sort of magician and that he showed 'farmers with his divining" rod where to dig" wells? 7' The people of what was then a fron tier country assembled once a year In their respective communities and held camp meetings. On one of these reli gious occasions Bill followed the crowd , with his bag of reptiles. The minister, an old man whose face was like that of a patriarch, told the story in a sermon of Mo...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 27 April 1900

Established November i, 1855. MADE HIS OWN SEPULCHER Raggio Brothers and Their Stage Lines. 1 FATAL AOGIDERT AT THE MWHIDE MINE A Young Press Correspondent .Who Was In the Jameson Raid.— Found Dead. CALAVERAS COUNTY. Citizen. San Andreas. April 21. I.mi. Allen Taylor, a pioneer of Calaveras county, and a wideljr known marblncut ter, who was in i business* in : Angels Camp for many years, died at his home in that city on Thursday last. He was laid to rest in tho Altavillo cemetery on Sunday last, the interment being in many respects a.uniquo one. Taylor was somewhat eccentric later in his life, and years ago constructed his own tomb, and arranged with his friend, John Carl^y, the undertaker, for tho disposition of bis body. Taylor dug his own grave, in one of the most beautiful sectious of the ceme tery, under a wide spreading oak tree. This grave is lined with marble, so constructed that bis body would just fit it snugly, when wrapped in a simple shroud or blanket. Ho made sure, how...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 27 April 1900

THE AMAp©R iLEDGER PuBLisHEDj Fridays by. AMADOR COUNTYFPJUBLISHING j COMPANY. RATES: One Year (if not in advance). , $3 00 One Year (in advance) , , 2 50 -Six Months,. ..-. 1 25 r • Three Months .'. 75 "'One or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 ; Legal ADVERTisiNG^Per Square— First Insertion. $1 00 Suhsequent Insertions— Per Square^each 50 P. BUFFIN6TON . ; •.:',,[",. 1 '...: Editor and Manager friday. . : : ... . ; .-. :. : .; . . .; .;..;.:...........„ April 21, 1900 BRYAN'S BIRTHDAY. „ , .. .From the Brooklyn Eagle, a Democratic paper, we take "' the following .unique eulogy of William J. Bryan, which ap peared in its- editorial jcolunms. on the morning of Bryan's birthday, about a month ago. It is rather rich reading, es pecially for Bryan Democrats: • ''This is Mr. Bryan's fortieth birthday. No man so young as he was in 1896 was ever nominated by a great party for President before. George' B. McClellan was thirty-eight, not thirty-six, in 1864. No man was ever nominated befor...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 27 April 1900

MINING AS OUR INDUSTRY The Probable Sale of the Old Eureka. GOHTRACT FOR DRIFTING THE VORLANDER LET The Bicknill Is Showing Up Well.— Good Rock at the Confidence- El Dorado Mines. AMADOR COUNTY. Old Eureka— Sutter Creek. Dame Rumor is on tip-toe with ears alert owing to a report to the effect that Mrs. Hettie Green of Now York has at last signified a willingness to al low the famous) Old Eureka mine of Sutter Creek to bi.- reopened. It is be lieved among the' people of 1 Am ado r county that untold weath is locked up in the Old Eureka, and that if work is resumed the out put will materially add to the annual gold production of this county. • ; Baliol- Sutler | Creek. ' ■ Anew hoist for the Baliol mine is under way, Knight & Co., of Sutter Creek, having the contract. Central Eureka— Butter Creek. Very rich ore, running from $70 to $80 per ton, is being hauled to the Zeila mill from the Central Eureka mine. The shaft is about 1680 feet deep. The 10-stamp mill, now being built, wil...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 27 April 1900

FIRST WliQ IN HISTORY. It. Was Worn by the Daughter of Baal, King of Israel. , The first wig mentioned In history was made of a goat's skin and worn by the daughter -of Saul, king of Israel. The first artistic wigs were made In the south of Italy for the Gaplnlens, who lived in Apulia and were known for the luxuries of their toilet These people were, they say, the first who painted their faces. This they did with •he juice of strawberries. The Persians wore wigs. Xenophon relates that little Cyrus, when he visit ed Astyages, his grandfather, whose eyes were framed hi blue paint and who wore an enormous wig, threw himself on his knees and cried, "Ob, mother, what a beautiful grandfather I have!" Aglais, a maid of honor, was so struck by the appearance of the old gentleman that she remained with As tyages as a slave. The Phoenician women, who were proud of their hair, having been or dered by. their priests to offer It up on the altars dedicated to Venus after the death of Adonis, obey...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 4 May 1900

Established Novem tier ■ i ,- 1855. MANY MINING ACCIDENTS Superintendent Holmes' In juries Were Fatal. AH AGGIDENT IN THE UPRAISE Of THE HARVARD Attorneys Drop the Case.— Placerville City Officers Meet for Organ ■: i '±I*££M Nation. . . . . .. . sj« CALAVERAS COUNTY. Prospect. San Andreas. April 28. INK). Clifford Nuner, son of Dan Nuoer of this place, bad a bad fall from a horse last Tuesday that "came near proving fatal. The boy was tiding a horse be longing to Jules Agostini to water, and was in the vicinity of, the blacksmith shop of Harrsook & Deitz, when the horse became unruly and its wild plunging threw the boy, who struck the hard ground, falling on his hip and side. . He was picked up,uncon scious and Dr. McLaughlin was quickly summoned. It was some time before any sijjns of life could be perceived, but by hard work be was restored to con sciousness.. He was conveyed to his home, and though suffering groat pain in the region of the neck and from the effects of the shoc...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 4 May 1900

THE A M ADO R- tt L E DG ER Published' Fridays by AMADOR COUNTY.r PUBLISHING " COMPANY. :• •• „:/ I ■ * SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Yeab (if not in advance) $3 00 One Year (in advance) :...... : 2 50 Six Months 1 25 : "Thuee Months. . . '.'. 75 — One or More Copies of the Ledger, each .' 10 Legal Advertising — Per Square — First Insertion $1 00 Suhsequent j Insertions— Per Square— «ach. 50 P. BUFFIN6TON ; : :. <fri ( : . : .^- : 1 Editor and Manager FRIDAY. ...:.. W. \ !:L... ;i ; . . ; MAY 4, 1900 ANGLOPHOBIC HYSTERIA. Fresno Republican: -"I want nothing to do with that * nation of robbers .and murderers, unless it be to join the other nations. of the earth in a- notice to England that she ..must close her career of piracy, must pull down her black flag, and withdraw her armed forces from all her colonies "and allow them to be free."' So says Pettigrew,;the hysterical, speaking of England, the only nation' on earth whose colonies are already free. One can imagine the amusement with ...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 4 May 1900

WORK ON THE MOTHER LODE Five Feet of Ledge In the Peerless Shaft. pE SHEEP RANCH MINE EXCITES INTEREST V . '— — •[ The Jumper Mill of Sixty Stamps Full of Activity.— The Church Mine Has Been Bonded. AMADOR COUNTY. Oneida— Jackson. •Work on tho 60-stam'p mill for the Oneida mine is progressing as rapidly as possible. j Central Eureka— Sutter. "■ High grade pay rock is constantly coming out of this remarkable mine, a portion of which is being hauled to the Zeila mill. This rock is said to aver age about $80 a ton. Work on the 10 stamp mill is being pushed right along. Peerless— Jackson. The predictions of Superintendent Osborne of the Peerless mine are being verified as sinking progresses. The shaft is now down a trifie over 200 feet, and five feet of the ledge is in the shaft, and how much more there is of it will be ascertained later. An order from San Francisco was received one day this week for 5000 shares of pi-e liminarj stock, a handsome premium being offered, but not a share c...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 4 May 1900

THE BOOK COLLECTOR. He Made a Swap Which Satisfied the ;' Secondhand Dealer. "It's astonishing how book collecting will blunt a man's conception of the ■ rights of meum et tuum," said the pro prietor of a delightful old secondhand store on the south side of the town. "1 , wo-ldu't trust a confirmed collector as far as I could throw Jackson square by . the monument They all consider them selves licensed privateers, and when ene of them wants any particular vol ume and can't buy it the chances are it will mysteriously disappear the first time he pays you a visit I am on to most of the tricks of the fraternity, however, and It takes a. pretty smooth Individual to secure any plunder in this ibop. "Only recently I circumvented an old gentleman in a manner that Is apt to adhere. to his memory for some time. He is a passionate admirer of Dickens and has a fine collection of early edi tions and books in general relating to the great novelist One of bis sets, a very handsome print with the o...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 11 May 1900

Established November- i,] 1855 SERIOUS CASE OF INSANITY Found a Can of Gold In the Cellar. STUBBED HIS FRIEND WITH II MANICURE FILE • A Big Claim of the Utica Company.— A Fair Is Contemplated at . PlacerviUe._ :i , , v . CALAVERAS COUNTY. Prospect, San Andreas, Hay 5. WOO. Barbara Castalic, an Austrian, was taken to San Andreas, Wednesday, suffering with acute mania. She is a married woman, 28 years old, and the mother of three children. The attack seemed to come on of a sudden, its first manifestation being the night of April 30th, when she suddenly jumped from her bed and ran out into tho street shouting and cursing. She is very jeal ous of her husband, threatening.to kill him, saying that ho burnt up one of her children, burned another and sheoould see the woman he is in love with. She was very violent and hud to be kept tied. She was examined before Judge Gotts chalk by Drs. McLaughilii and Holland, Thursday, and committed to the asylum. : It seems that we weru misinformed last ...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 11 May 1900

the AMAi>d)R v {Ledger Published Fridays by^l AMADOR COUNTRY/ PUBLISHING "COMPANYK — •/■ SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year (if not in advance). . . : $3 00 . Qnk Year (in advance) 2 50 ...Six Months 1 25 ' Tiikee M0nth5.. .7..'.. .7.. 75 One or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 Legal Advertising— Per/Square-j-First 1n5erti0n............ "... \\..sl 00 ■ Subsequent iNSERTiONS-^-Per 5quare^each'.... '.......:.•;..:.. V. : ... 50 P. BUFFIN6TON J \. '• |* «'J i \-- Editor- and Manager FRIDAY.X v ..; v . v^... V..: ...i.^rr^^h.^^-^e^-MAY 11, 1900 <j£s£;± The sanitary conditions of Jackson will not; and in the .^very^' nature of things cannot; be brought to anything like perfection without the aid 1 of, municipal government. The Ledger is well aware -'of the unfortunate fact that many of our most influential citizens are opposed to the incorporation .of Jackson, but soouer or later; they must give way to popular sentiment^aud refrain from active opposition to a much needed public benefi...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 11 May 1900

WORK AT CENTRAL EUREKA Machinery for the Altaite Mine. P BUNGH OF RICH ROCK FOUND AT THE GWIN The Commodore Cleanup Beyond Ex pectations. — Tunneling at the Central Eureka— Sutter Creek- | A new hoist is in process of erection at the Central Eureka mine. ; Work on the mill is also in progress*. In the meantime rock is being crushed at the Zeila mill that will go about $100 to the ton. Supt. Thomas is carrying out his plans in a mo.-t efficient and satisfac tory manner. Booth Eureka— Sutter Creek. At the South Eureka mine a new hoist is being built and other necessary are making. : . Bunker Hill— Amador City. The old shaft of the Bunker Hill mine, which is about 300 feet deep, has been cleaned out to a depth of 350 feet, and the work Is going forward at the rate of about 100 feet a month. If this mine does not eventually make a good dividend payer, some of the best judges of mining property In Amador county will be at fault. ' It Is considered a sure shot. Altaite— Amador. Preparatio...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 11 May 1900

BLOWN TO COLORADO A HORSELESS WAGON TRIP FROM KANSAS TO DENVER. Thin Prairie Schooner Wu Rigged With Sail* and Hade Record Time Years Ago In the Great Race For tlte Newly Discovered GoldMelda. lv these days of automobiles, motor cycles and horseless vehicles it may not be uuiuteresting to know that one of the farly inventions in this country to do away with animal motive power originated In Kansas City, Kan. Sam uel Peppard was the genius who con structed a vehicle that carried him and three companions over the plains from Oskaloosa almost to Denver. And with such rabidity, too, that he not only passed all the white people Jour neying the same way, but easily dis tanced Indian pursuers and won his rig the unstinted admiration of the red men. It was during the time of the excite ment following the discovery of gold in Colorado. A great many people bad set out for this Ei Dorado, and long wagon trains were to be seen every day moving across the plains. Mr. Peppard was anxious to go, b...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 18 May 1900

Established November i, 1855 DIED IN THE INSANE ASYLUM Calaveras County Bank . Di- rectors Elected. II LITTLE BOY KICKED IN THE FACE BY,A ME A Fire at Placerville— Various Com mittees Appointed By the City . > Council. CALAVERAS COUNTY. :l - Prospect, San Andreas, May 12, 1000. ;' • ' Mrs. Barbara Castelic, the Austrian woman who went suddenly, insane the last of April and ' who was committed to the asylum last week, died in that institution Tuesday. ■ : The body was brought to Angels and was' buried in the Altaville cemetery Thursday. She leaves a husband and four small chil dren and was but 28 years of age. Record, Angels Camp, May 12, I9UO. A meeting of the people interested in the Calaveras County Bank was held last Saturday afternoon at which the following officers were i-hosen: Presi dent, John Raggio, Vice President, W. Rose; cashier, D. Murcid! Directors— John Raggio, Warren Uone, Goo. C. Tryon, D. V. Demarest, M. H. Manuel, Frank J. Solinsky, • Henry BiunmJr.. ;'Tbe bank...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 18 May 1900

THE AMADOR LEDGER :y. Published Fridays by f>-~- AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Yeab (if not in advance) '. $3 00 One Year (in advance) : 2 50 Six Months..: ; ...... 1 25 Three Months 75 Onu or More Copies of the Ledger, each 10 t '• ' - - -' --■ -■----. -' i — Legal Advertising— Per Square— First Insertion $1 00 SUHSEQUENT ' INSERTIONS— Per Square— each 50 - : P. BUFFIN6TON : ']{_: -• : : \. Editor and Manager FRIDAY... „ MAY 18, 1900 Without doubt the action of the Republican State Con vention held last Tuesday in Sacramento was sound. It did not run rampant in a declarator sense and slop over, as some conventions have done, and as this one might have done had not cool heads been at the helm. The National Conveu ■ tion will in due time make the platform for the National party and then it will be time to voice party policy. The convention performed its duties promptly and with very little friction, electing^safe and sound Republicans to represent the p...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 18 May 1900

KIRKWOOD STOCK SELLING Work At the Oneida Being Rushed. -. THE GOLD HILL SHAFT TO BE SUNK DEEPER Movements At the Spring Gulch.— • A Rich Pocket Fotfnd Hear - Altaite— Amador. To-morrow (Saturday) the' engine for j the hoisting works at the Altaite mine, will be placed on the ground, : and as soon as-possible thereafter sinking will begin. __lii "' ■■" : -: ' -.- ' • ' Kirkwood— Jackson. Nearly two-ihUJs of the prelimi- nary stock of theKirkwood Mining has been subscribed, and those Interested feel morally certain that the rest of it will soon, be placed, when work of development will begin in earnest. - . . - Peerless— Jackson. The shaft at the Peerless- mine is .go ing down at the rate of two feet a' day. It is now about 235 feet deep. - The indications are still excellent and Supt. Osborne and others Interested are cor respondingly jubilant. Amador King— Jackson. . The work of prospecting and de velopment at the Amador King mine is going along as fast as possible. Fresh air for t...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Amador ledger. — 18 May 1900

NIGHT IN THE WOODS. EFFECT OF THE AWFUL SOLITUDE WHEN FIRST EXPERIENCED. The Awe Inspiring Stillness Makes Sleep am Impossibility ' For Many and Brings Visions of Terror to Haunt the Tired Senses, j The awe inspiring stillness of the first night in camp! You lie on your back vainly courting sleep. Vainly, I my. because of the very Intense still ness which should woo it, but does not, as you are unused to it. Your guide lies motionless, only his heavy breath ing denoting that he is alive. It is sec ond nature to him to sleep In the heart of the wilderness, and his tired body no more than touches the sweet scent ed pine boughs when he slumbers. It will be so with you when you have accustomed yourself to the preternat ural quiet so different from the rumble of passing vehicles over paved streets and which affects you not.* But tonight your eyelids are opened wide, and In stead of the blissful forgetfulness which you anticipated, your every sense is on the alert to catch and di vine the...

Publication Title: Amador Ledger
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
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