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St. Patrick's Day Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
St. Patrick's Day Entertainment. The ladies of the Catholic Choir have in preparation tho excellent English drama entitled "Queen's Evidence," which will bo presented at Love's Opera House on the evening of March 17, 1900. This drama will bo a treat to our people, as it contains many interesting scenes and captivating climaxes. Great care ' is being taken by those interested to have the drama well staged and accurately rendered. Don't miss it. _ •
JACKSON TO PLYMOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
JACKSON TO PLYMOUTH An Observer Tells of the Trip MANY MARKS' Of MINING ACTIVITY NOTICED Each of tho Towns Has Signs of Past Greatness With Bright Prospects of Future Importance. A trip along iwts af the Mother Lode of Amador county, allows an observer to catch, here and there, a glimpse of scenes of former, or present activity, that may Ik&gt; of interest to the readers of tho'LlUDGElt. A pleasant morning ilrive brought us to tho beautiful town of Sutter Creek, nestling in. the valley, and along the creek, creeping up over the edges of tho ridge here and there. An air of bustle aud s&gt;tir pervades this town, that is apparent to even tho flying visitor. The everlasting whir, and pounding of the great quartz mill of the Wildmau-Mahouy, apprises one of the fact that this is a ' mining town. At the top of the grade we pass tho Lincoln mine, where everything iinlicates business activity. This mine has an ideal location; the old dumps have been leveled, making an excell...
D. STEWART COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
D. STEWART COMPANY. The Stewart Family of lone Have Consolidated. The heirs of the late T. I). Stewart of lone, have incorporated the business under the name of the %'l&gt;. Stewart Co." Xhere are seven members of tho compauy as follows, all of whom are directors: Mrs. T. D. Stewart. love: J. F. Stewart, Reno, Nov.: Harry Stewart, lone; J. C. Stewart^ lone: Mrs. Eva Bennetts, lone; Miss Allies Stewart, lone: Walter Stewart; lone. The following named persons have beeu elected as ollicers of the company: J. P. Stewart, president; SMrs. T. D. Stewart, vice-president; J. C. Stewart, secretary; Harry Stewart, treasurer. ' W. A. Bennetts will continue in the position ho has so long anil ably filled, uamely: manager of the mercantile department. Fred L. Stewart will continue to look after the legal affairs of the company and act as legal adviser the same as he did for the estate before tho incorporation took place. He has handled the affairs of the Stewart estate adroitly and with ...
Miss Littlefield Entertains. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
Miss Littlefield Entertains. A delightful evening was passed by a few of Miss Daisy Littlelield's friends, at her homo, last Mouday evening. Vocal and instrumental music, interspersed by lively conversation, led up to the conventional moment for a palatable luneß, served most charmingly, after tho discusssion of which Mr. J. W. Oaldwell, Miss Madge Uust and the hostess contributed excellent musical selections. Thoso present were: Mr. and Mrs. J, W. Caldwell, Miss May Anthony, Miss Wanda Reichling, Miss Emma Boarman, Miss Madge Uust, Miss Nita Littletiold, and Messrs. R. C. Bole, Louis Borger and Clarence Ereeman. Hon. F. X. Sehoonmaker's lecture, referred to elswhore in this issue, will bo delivered in Love's Hall, Tuesday ovening, February 27th. Tho speaker will bo introduced by Hon. John F. Davis. All thoso holding season tickets can have thorn reserved at Korr's Pharmacy without extra' charge, thus securing a comfortable chair for tho evening,
LOCAL GLEANINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
LOCAL GLEANINGS. Th-j Result of a Peep Into Oar Reporter's Note-book. Closing-out sale of agate-ware at Freeman's. 2-23-lt Wm. J. McGeo has been here this week attending Court. Jacob Surface of lone, was a county seat visitor last Saturday. Mrs." T. D. Stewart of lone, was a County seat visitor Monday. F. M. Whitmore, the Sage of Antelope, is at the New National. Thomas Conlon has been afflicted with a touch of la grippe this week. Fine display of spring dress goods at Gilbert's Department Store. 2-23-lt Cbarles H. Crocker went to San Francisco Saturday on legal business. Endless variety of flower, vegetable and grass seeds, at Freeman's. 2-23-lt Dr. E. E. Endicott returned from San Francisco last Saturday evening. Get your measure taken for a fine $10 suit, at the White House. 2 23-tf Ladies' spi'iug and summer skirs at Gilbert's Department Store. 2-23-lt "Queen's Evidence" at Love's Opera House St. Patrick's Day. -More about it uext week. . .&gt;; ;.. Now stock of 22-calib...
Result of Valentine Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
Result of Valentine Entertainment. I desire to express my thanks to all the friends who helped so generously to make tho Epworth League Entertainment a success, by their gifts and their patronago. F. A. Morrow, Pabtor. The following figures speak for themselves: HECEIPTS. Tickets sold f -14 60 Dour receipts -10 50 Donations from 45 friends (Cash) 17 15 Donation from a friend " 5 00 31 suppers 7 JiO Proceeds from Valentines 5 So Gross receipts $130 50 EXPENSES. Hall rent % 10 00 Tickets and Souvenirs 7 25 •JHams 5 15 Programs 3 00 Labor ■?. 1 50 Decorations 1 30 Napkins 1 00 Expressage on Valentines 1 00 Pins 15 57 complimentary tickets . '...;; Total expenses t 30 35 Net receipts | 80 15 Monti c Snow, Seo'y. pro tern. N. 10 B. Mohrow, President.
A BOND SUIT IN COURT [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
A BOND SUIT IN COURT B. R. Breese et al. vs. S. G. Spagnoli et al. THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS BROUGHT THE ACTION The Late J. P. Thomas, Former Treasurer of the Lodge Causes the Present Litigation. The case of B. R. Breese and James E. Dye Jr. against S. G. Spagnoli and Andrew Porovich was tried in the Superior Court during this week. This is a case where the plaintiffs represent Rathbone Lodge, No. 166, Knights of Pythias, and tho case was brought to recover. $1439.73 from the defendants as bondsmen of J. P. Thomas, the Treasurer of tho Lodge. The case came up before Hon. R. C. Rust for trial, F. J. Solinsky and Wm. J. McGee appearing as attorneys for the lodge and D. B. Spagnoli, A. Caminotti and Neil A. Macquarrie for the bondsmen. The .first witness for the lodge was H. Schaffner,' the Grand Secretary of the , Knights of Pythias. His testimony was taken some time ago and consisted of identifying tho grand constitution, constitution of subordinate lodges, and the charter of Rathbone L...
A COURSE OF LECTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
A COURSE OF LECTURES. An Unusual Treat to Be Given Us By Hen of Learning. On Tuesday evening, February 27th, the first intellectual treat, our people will have the pleasure of listening to one of the eloquent and eminent scholars who are to lecture hero during the next few' weeks. In order to secure such able speakers, it was necessary to arrange for a course of three lectures, which has been done and at an extremely moderate expense, namely: 33J cents a lecture to all who procure a season ticket, the cost of which is only $1.00 for three lectures, any one of which is well worth the price for three. Thoso who do not care to purchaso a season ticket can attend any one or all ol the lectures at the regular admission fee at the door of 50 cents. The first lecture will be given' at Love's Hall, on the date before mentioned, by Hon. F. X. Schoonmaker, whose subject will be -"China, the Shadow of tho World." Whenever this lecture has been delivered, it has attracted great attention and fa...
THE AMADOR ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
THE AMADOR ROAD. Construction of the Line Will Be Coin- menced in Two Months. According to Chief Engineer Feusier, of the Amador County Railway Company, the work of construction will be commenced in about two months. This gentleman, in company with .VicePresident and General Manager W. R. Woodward of the road, was in Jackson last Friday and looked over the work which has been done by the engineer corps. The surveyors have progressed in their work to a point just above Martel's Station between lone and Jackson and the officials are well pleased with the showing which the men have made. The company is now purchasing material and making other preparations for rushing the road through to a hasty finish as soon as tho engineer corps have finished their part of the work. The official is credited with having said that 1000 or 1500 men will bo put to work on the grading in case that many can be secured. Although the work will be rushed through the company will see to it that nothing but sub...
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
THE PHILIPPINE WAR. February s.— Transports will make bi-monthiy trips to -the Philippines. — General Kobbe gives great credit to Rodgers and the whole naval force which took part in the expedition in Southern Luzon. February 16. — A strong force of rebels attacks American garrisons in Luzon. Filipinos driven back with considerable loss.— Three Massachusetts soldiers tortured to death by Filipinos. February 17.— Filipinos forced to retreat before tho Americans. Americans' loss slight. February 18. — Military operations in tho Philippines are very successful. But little to do now. February 19. — Several military promotions are made through bravery in the Philippines. - ' February 20.— Army defects are to be remedied. Preparations are being made to bring about the end of the war. Fobruary 21.— A military commission moots at Calamba to try an insurgent for murder. He is considered a bandit. — Philippine Commission have a long conference with Secretary Root.
SUPERIOR COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
SUPERIOR COURT. Uulliti M. One to vs Bartolomeo Oneto—Decision rendered; court refused to grant either party a divorce; plaintiff granted custody of children and tin per month for support. 11. Levaggi vs. G. Gall et al.— Decision rendered in favor of defendant; findings waived. Charles lioro vs. Mary E. Turner— Argument on demurrer continued to February 24th. Columbia Gpld Mining and Milling Company vs. A. Caminetti — Order sustaining demurrers, and plaintiff granted ten days to amend. B. R. Breese et al. vs. S. G. Spugnoli et al.— Trial had; cause submitted on briefs in ten and live days. People vs. J. H. Giles— To be set for trial on March 6th. M. Rossi et al. vs. U. Garibaldi— Trial set for March 12th. Milton Bearce vs. Byron A. Bearce et al. Trial set for March 13th. David Hutson vs. N. Baughman— Trial set for March 15th. Estate of Gustave Boichegraln— Order confirming sale of real estate; decree settling final account of special administrator. Estate of Daniel Stewart — Decree ...
School of Dressmaking. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
School of Dressmaking. The undersigned will return to Jackson in time to open the second term of her School of Dressmaking March Ist. Pupils for this term will not be. received after March 15. 2-9-tf Mrs. R, E.. McConnell. Fifty pieces of light figured calico, spring.styles, new patterns, at 5 oonts. per yard, at Iha Waito House, S-IQ-tf
AMADOR CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
AMADOR CITY. The Ladies' Aid Society to Give One of Their Old-Time Socials. Amador City, February 20, 1900. 2 Duncan C. Gilchrist intends going to Kern county soon, where .. he will be employed in a mine. ! Mr. Phipps Sr. has just returned from a short visit to Southern California. Lizzie Pratt returned Sunday after an extended visit to the city. Mr. Mallory of Los Gatos is the guest of Rev. A. J. Case. . Mrs. J. F. Allen and Miss Fox spent Saturday with friends in; Plymouth. Miss Irene Bennetts has returned from El Dorado, where she has. been for some time, visiting her aunt. John 11. Moon visited relatives' in Amador Sunday. Miss Lathleen and Miss Westover of Sutter visited friends hero last Friday. ! The dance given by Mr. Fallon last Saturday evening was a grand success, and the people wish he would give them often. Dr. Freshman is visiting relatives in Butte county, j Dr. Crowder of Sutter is attending to his business during his absence. Mr. C. T. Bartlett and wife spent Saturd...
FROM CANYON. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
FROM CANYON. People of This District Enjoy the Becent Bains. .;&gt;=:: Canyon, February 18, 1900. After our nice weather we are having a little rain. Miss Estell Cress of Sacramento, was called home last week, on account of the illness of her sister. : ■ Ray Dohman went to Plymouth last night. The Canyon barber shop has opened up anew with John N. Becker as barber. Middletown and Bowman's show company will perform here tomorrow night. Victor and Ira Becker have been on the sick list. Mrs. F. B. Jones of El Dorado visited Canyon yesterday. • . . ■ ' . A small party of hunters, headed by our superintendent, came in today looking quite refreshed after their shower bath. Jake Baughman, who met with the misfortune of having his knee crushed a week ago, is on the improve. Mr. James Nichols of . Amador county visited Canyon for a few days last week. The Placerville laundry man visits us once a week. Mr. Kelly and family are up from Sacramento visiting relatives. Bury Davies and Mis...
AUKUM NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
AUKUM NEWS. The TJmatalle Gravel Mine Has Caved In, But No One Was Injured. . ■ Aukum, February 18, 1900. We were informed that the Umatella gravel mine had begun to cave in places as it is a veritable catacombe, made so by the inner workings. Maranda Hosor has tho measles. The W. C. T. U. had a quilting bee last Saturday, letting their labor go to one of the order to take the place of a quilt that was accidentally destroyed recently. • A. J. Grain and another gentlemen passed by here on. their way to Indian Diggings last Friday. Roy Warren, who has been stopping with his grand-parents, returned home Saturday. Mrs. Seeley is visiting her daughter-in-la.w at Placerville. NOME.
House For Sale.—A Bargain. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 23 February 1900
House For Sale.— A Bargain. The undersigned offers her beautiful and commodious home for sale. It is a handsome eight-room structure exclusive of bathroom and pantry, equipped with all modern improvements; gas in every room, hot and cold water, complete sewer system, patent closets, fine well in addition to hydrant water. Located on Broadway, not three minutes' walk from postoffice, express office and bank — an ideal location for a business man. Neatly kept lawn: an orchard just beginning to bear, containing apple, pear, peach and fig trees. Large lot. . Barn large enough for two carriages, two horses and feed. Everything kept up in first-class shape. This is a bargain for any one in want of a good home. Terms, part cash. Apply on premises. Mrs. E. B. Robertson, 2-9-lmo Jackson, Cal.