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AUKUM NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
AUKUM NOTES. A Homeless Boy Takes an Unceremonious Leave. . Aukum, Feb. 11, 1900.— The measles which were quite prevalent a week or so past, have disappeared. Several had them that had them before. Blanche Gofflnoti is lying quite low with the typhoid fever. The boy-waif, who stopped a while with Mr. Wrigglesworth a couple of months ago, asking for and receiving a home from those generous people, suddenly disappeared, taking Mr. Wrigglesworth's dog along; as nothing could be heard from him for several weeks, the supposition was that he had gone to where he said he had formerly come from— Oakland. Last week Mr. Wrigglesworth found out that he had been seen by Supervisor Hoyte, and from there had gone on his way rejoicing, being like "the Arab that folds his tent and silently steals away." A number of men will be put to work tomorrow morning by Supervisor Hoyte to change a piece of very rocky road between .Wrigglesworth's and Chet Perry's. Hugh Craln and Ray Lewis were seen in this vi...
VOLCANO NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
VOLCANO NEWS. Our Correspondent Awakes and Hake* Observations. Volcano, Feb. 13, 1900.—Everything has been so quiet in our town since Christmas that "Grandad" has been comfortably napping in his armchair by the fireside undisturbed by any outside influences; he is waking up once more to see if there is anything worth while recording. Extensive operations in gravel are going on at Indian Diggings in El Dorado county, about ten miles from here. The continual roar and cracking of blasts might make us imagine ourselves at the front with Buller's army on the Tugela river. While in one case high explosives aro trying to break down a wall of human flesh; in the other it is tearing the bowels of the earth; in both the motive is the same; the quest for gold, that powerful incentive that with facilities, in men and nations alike, arouses the vilest passions of lust and cupidity, and provokes the noblest acts of bravery and manly energy. While quartz mining is almost at a standstill in our imm...
Knocked Down a Shaft. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Knocked Down a Shaft. About 2 o'clock last Tuesday afternoon quite a serious accident occurred at the Onoida mine, resulting in serious injury to an employe named George Yelland. Workmen were about to lower a pump into the mine when the chain-block flew around and hit Yelland a hard blow, knocking him down the shaft. He fell a distance estimated to be about fifty feet, but, fortunately, escaped death. One leg and one arm sustained severe bruises and a gash three inches long was cut in his head. The physician does not apprehend any difficulty from internal injuries, and i&amp; hopeful that the injured man will be able for duty again in a reasonable length of time. The accident was one of those unfortunate ones that sometimes occur in spite of all due care and caution. We understand that no blame is attached to anyone. The injured man has the sympathy of his fellow workmen and other friends, and best wishes for a speedy recovery.
A SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
A SPECIAL MEETING. The Board of Supervisors Pay $1250 For the New Bridge. Jackson, Feb. 10, 1900. At a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors, held on the 10th day of February, 1900, for the purpose of taking some action in relation to the new bridge across Rancheria creek, on the public road leading from Amador City to Dry town, Cal., the following proceedings were had: Roll call, present— Supervisors A. B. McLaughlin, Chairman; P. Dwyer, J. T. Clifton, M. Brinn and Fred B. Le Mom. C. L. Culbert, Clerk; by B. R. Breese, Deputy. ■ Moved, seconded and carried that the new bridge across Rancheria creek be accepted. Moved, seconded and carried that tho County Auditor draw a warrant on the General Bridge Fund in favor of Ross Morgan for $1250, being the contract on the . new Rancheria creek bridge. Adjourned.
The Valentine Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
The Valentine Entertainment. The Valentine entertainment, given by the Epworth League of the M. E. church last Wednesday, was given as well as the circumstances would allow. Owing to tho absence of performers and other matters, which went against the success of the performance, several changes had to be made, but the goodsized audience had patience and heartily applauded the numbers produced. Encores were numerous and responded to promptly. The valentine booth was well patronized and the postoffico did a rushing business. At the close of the programme tho audience was requested to repair to the National Hotel dining-room and over two hundred persons did ample justice to an abundance of edibles.
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. February 8. — General Otis will be relieved of his command. He asks the War Department for a respite. New commission given extended powers. — Island Insurgents driven from Logaspi. February 9. — Aguinaldo has escaped from Luzon and Is probably In Europe. Eebruary 10.— The final trlbuto is paid to Gen. Lawton.— The beautiful rites witnessed by the President, tho diplomatic corps and Army and Na-vy otHcials. " February 11..— Filopinos free 3000 Spaniards. Aguinaldo amuses himself by issuing a proclamation. — Supposed plague is only the black measles. February 12. — Filipinos harass our troops. Guerrilla warfare In the province of Luzon. Schwan is ambushed. His escort drives off the foe, but suffer five casualties. Eebruary 13.— Our flag is raised on two islands and native governors chosen.— lt is reported that General Pio Del Pllar, the insurgent commander, has died of fever. February 14.— Admiral Watson apparently disobeys orders and may be disciplined by Secretar...
Grazed by a Falling Bock. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Grazed by a Falling Bock. Last Tuesday morning a quantity of rock fell in the Kennedy mine, between the 2100 and 2200 levels, ono piece of which just grazed the head of a young man named Joseph Dalo. He sustained only a scalp wound. His escape from Instant death was very narrow. Give us daily some GOOD BREAD-Pionoer Dour makes. «»« best, ♦
Criminal Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Criminal Returns. . B. GOLDNER, JUSTICE, TOWNSHIP NO. 1. People vs. Jim Earlich- petit larceny; charges dismissed! costs paid amounting to 17.15. Peoplevs. ; Ed Guider— Disturbing the peace; guilty; sent to jail for thirty days; costs $3. People vs. Martin Howard — Healthy beggar; guilty; sem to jail ten days; costs, $7.15. People vs. Charles Sing — Battery; guilty; Bned 17.15; costs $7.15. £ People vs. Charles Bristol— Battery; guilty and sent to jail for ten days; cost $7.15. People vs. J. Stanley— Sleeping on side walks; guilty and sent to jail for tendays; costs $7.15. People vs. Charles Roberts— Disturbing the peace; guilty and was fined $7; costs, $7. - W. S. COOMBS, JUSTICE, TOWNSHIP NO.! 2. People vs. George Jones— Vagrancy; guilty and was lined $10; costs $11.30 People vs. John Doe and Richard Roe—Disturbing the peace; action dismissed; costs $3. People vs John McNarana— Sleeping on side walk; was discharged by court; costs $5.30. People vs. John Remington— Vagrancy; guilty...
SUPERIOR COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
SUPERIOR COURT. C. L. Culbert, executor vs. Charles G. Haskins et al.— Aotion to quiet title oil certain lands in Amador City. - Simon Moltino vs. D. H. Rule et al.— Plaintiff granted until February 11th to serve bill of exceptions. Guilia M. Oneto vs. Bartolomeo Oneto Order to show cause dismissed. Estate of Daniel Stewart— Decree establishing notice to creditors. Estate of Gustave Boechegrain— Hearing on return of sale of real estate continued Feb. nth. Estate of Lydla Stacy— Hearing on Unai account and petition for distribution and discharge set for February 24th. Estate of William Spray— Petition tomort gage property, hearing set for March 17th. Estate August Denis Jr— Decree establishing notice to creditors and hearing on Unal account —Order appointing D. B. Spagnoli attorney for absent heirs . . B. R. Breese et al. vs. S. G. Spagnoli et al. Action to recover $1438.73 on bond of Rathbone Lodge, No. 166 K. of P.— Trial set for February 20th. Joseph Bernardis vs. Annie E. Allen e...
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. DEEDS. M. E. Bronhard to Thomas Hurst — Ten onethousandeths interest in Davis quartz mine; (200. L B. Sharp to J. Beard— l6o acres in township 8; fl. J H. Lowry to F. Mace — All right in Pine Grove and Antelope turnpike road; 1451). M. E. Bronhard to Thomas Hurst — Three onethousandths interest in Davis quartz mine; *1(IO. R. Webb et al. to P. C. Bufflngton— Lot 28 of lot 2, block 2, Jackson; $300. T. G. Barrett to A. C. Barrett— Land in township 7; t-M). MORTGAGE. C. O'Neill to M. T. Gorman — Land near Jackson; $800. SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE. M. Breich to C. O'Neill; S. Fillipini to M. Tabeaud; J. Strohm to A. Roith et al. MS PENDENS. P. Berg et al. vs. J. Q. Mason et al. DECLARATION OF HOMESTEAD. Mrs. Joanna Parker— Lot 20, block 10. Jackson. .--: — LOCATIONS. John Marshall et al.. Big Chief quartz mine; J. CniuuiK, Rose mine; R. \V. Ketchum et al., Lucky Bill quartz mine; W. Ryan, Concord quartz mine; George Kretcher, Goot Ranch mine; Charles Kretcber, Golden ...
Mason—Moore. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Mason— Moore. A very pretty wedding occurred on Wednesday of last week, February 7th, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. James Mooro. near Lancha Plana. The occasion was the marriage of their daughter, Miss Mayme ! Moore, to Mr. David S. Mason, a prominent business man of Suisun, Solano county. The homo of the bride was appropriately decorated for the happy occasion, and the ceremony was performed in the presence of fifty invited guests, all of thorn relatives of the bride and groom. The Presbyterian minister of lone performed the cereThe bride was attired in a traveling suit of modecloth trimmed with goldembroidered white silk and was attended by her bridesmaid, Miss Carrie Moore, who wore a blue dress trimmed with white silk, and garnet velvet. The groom made a stately appearance in a suit of broadcloth, and his best man, Thomas Scully, looked well. After the dinner the wedding party drove to Wallace where they boarded the train for Stockton. Rice and old shoes galore followed thorn...
BRIEF LOCALS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
BRIEF LOCALS. Accounts of Minor Happenings and Per- sonal Mention. James Bodinnar, of Amador City, spent several days of this week in Jackson. Jack Healey, of Amador City, and recently of the Klondike region, is in Jackson. Joseph Mattley, . youngest son of David Mattley,.broke ono of his legs last Monday. Misses Lucy Hlnkson and Jessie Mitchell visited relatives in Amador City Tuesday. Fred Datson, brother of Joseph Datson of this place, arrived from England Wednesday evening. Henry Garbarini returned to the Sheep Ranch mine Monday to do some special work about the mill. Fifty pieces of light figured calico, spring styles, new patterns, at 5 cents per yard, at tho White House. 2-16-tf Dr. L. L. Sherrod, of Folsom, has rented the office and resident rooms soon to be vacated by Dr. C. H. Gibbons. A new line of wall paper,' of tho latest patterns, cau be had at the Whin 1 , House at San Francisco prices. 2-16-tf George Davidson, the. genial and courteous representative of the Standard...
WORK ON THE RAILROAD [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
WORK ON THE RAILROAD Chief Engineer Feusier and Corps at Work. THE ROAD TO BE A FIRST-GLASS BROAD GAUGE General Nanager Woodard Is Inspecting the Work of the Engineers. —Large Orders Placed. Vice-President and .General Manager W. R. Woodard and Chief Engineer Fousior, of tho Amador County Railway Company, arrived in Jackson by privato conveyance yesterday forenoon and lunched at tho New National. From the latter named gentleman tho Ledger learned that material was being bought and all other nocossary preparations being made to build the railroad from lono to Jackson in a hurry when tho time for beginning the grading arrives. The longth of time it will take to build the road will depend upon the facility with which . labor can be procured when needed. If plenty of labor can be had, a thousand to fifteen hundred men will be put on and the work rushed right through with all the dispatch consistent with first-class work, for the road; when built, is to be equal to any broad gauge road i...
Good Chance For Splendid Investment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Good Chance For Splendid Investment. Tho Turner estate property in Sutter Greok has been ordered sold by the Superior Court to the highest bidder. The property consists of the lots on tho North side of Main street, between Moore's hotel and Katz's jewelry store, and extends back to Boston street. There are six buildings on the lots and they bring in a rental of $70 per month. The property is appraised at $4250, but ought to bring more money, as at that figure it earns over 1A per cent, per month Interest. Bids will be received orally or in writing by tho attorney of the estate, William J. McGee. February 9-2t
Another Pioneer Gone. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Another Pioneer Gone. ■ Jerry Murphy, an old and highly respected pioneer of Amador county, died at his late residence in Butte City, February 10, 1900. The deceased had been quite low for some time and his death was not unexpected. His hasty removal last week from his son's burning house may have, and probably did, hasten the inevitable end. He leaves two children and many other relatives to mourn his loss. His children . are Mrs. Maggie Kelly of Livermore, Cal., and Daniel Murphy of Butte City. The funeral, which was largely attended, took place from the Catholic Church, Rev. Father Gleeson officiating, on Monday, February 12th.
Estray Notice. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 February 1900
Estray Notice. Taken up at my ranch on tho South Fork of Jackson creek, three miles from Jackson, sometime during the fall of 1897, one bay mare, aged about three years. No marks. The owner can have same by proving ownership and paying expenses, including cost of this notice. John Ratto. fob. 16-ot