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AMADOR COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
AMADOR COUNTY. Fremont Consolidated— Amador. Superintendent Purrington of the Fremont Consolidated was in town Monday. Work at the mine is progressing in a very satisfactory manner. The shaft is down between 180 and 190 feet. Oneida— Jackson Gate. At the Oneida mine the work of unwatering and repairing of the old shaft is being pushed with all vigor. It has been made serviceable to a depth of between seven and eight hundred feet. The lumber and material for- the new 60-stamp mill Is being hauled from lone as fast as possible under present transportation facilities. A large quantity of good ore is on the dump 'ready for crushing. Banker Hill— Amador. Most encouraging reports come from the Bunker Hill mine backed up by specimens of excellent rock. The owners of this valuable property feel morally cortain that the mine will yield a handsome return for the money invested. .'.'-'" ' ' Lincoln— Butter Creek. Superintendent E. C. Voorheis of the Lincoln mine, is full of activity and courag...
CALAVERAS COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY. Citizen: Affairs at the Ford mine seem to be progressing favorably. The assessments are being met on time and the treasury is ample, reaching nearly $12,000. Mr. Gutmann examined the mine on Wednesday and expressed himself perfectly satisfied with the outlook, and outlined the work for the immediate future. At the Sheep ' Ranch mine everything is going forward swimmingly and the most sanguine views are held for the first clean-up of the new mil], now in successful operation. D. Gutmann, the promotor of local mining schemes and of the Amador railroad enterprise, has spent the week in Calaveras county, devoting his attention mainly, to the Sheep Ranch mine, and the" Ford, with both of which he expresses himself perfectly satisfied. J. A. Greeuwood and Alex Questo, formerly of the Gwin mine, have taken an option on the south extension of the California Copper mine, located on the Daulton ranch, in Madora county, and they think they have a good piece of property. T. E....
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY. Mother Lode: Tom O'Brien, after a prospecting trip up the river, displayed some exceedingly rich rock In town last week. Tom, however, is quite a josher, and therefore ypur correspondent would not advise you to give up the Klondyke or Cape Nome to follow bis tips. At the Clio mine the crosscut at the 125-foot level is expected to cut the vein in about ten days. It is understood that this prospect is fulfilling the most sanguine predictions. Under the business-like direction of Manager Pottor and intelligent foremanship of T. W. Webb the Clio bids fair to beepme au early producer. New Era: We regret to say that there is a disagreement among the owners of the Draper mine, and as there is no apparent disposition of an agreeable settlement, it is likely that the mine will snspend operations. L. H. Bartlett, tho president, is out from Boston for the purpose of adjusting the affair if possible The financial condition of the company is strong and the mine a good one, and t...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Republican: A. S. Moore, who has been developing a quartz proposition at" White Hook for some time, is in Placerville this week. Nugget: J. F. Parks, superintendent of the Kennedy and South Eureka Imines in Amador county, is at the Ohio House, He presented to Messra. Hayden and Schaub a large specimen of gold-bearing ore from the 1900-foot level In the South Eureka. Through the courtesy ot Supervisor Mayer we were today shown out to the mill ou the property of J. H. Skinner. This mill is the one which was formerly noar the foundry and known as the custom mill. Mr. Skinner says it will be ready to operate the last of this week. He has several hundred tons of oro ou tho dump ready (or milling.
DEATH ENTERS OUR MIDST [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
DEATH ENTERS OUR MIDST An Old Resident Passes Into the Great Beyond J. A. BUTTERFIELD TAKEN FROM A WORLD OF CARE The Nine-Year-01d Son of S. H. Hawkins Receives Serious Injuries From a Saw. t J. A. Butterfield's Death. Between nine and ten o'clock last Wednesday night, February 28, John Alfred Butterfield, one of the pioneers and prominent citizens of Amador county breathed his last at his residence on Broadway in this city. His death was very sudden, caused by a stroke of paralysis— the third one, we believe. Deceased came to this county in an early day and engaged in various lines of business, including the lumber business, he at one time owning the mills at Antelope, now the : property of F^JMf, Whitmore.' He served a term" as County Treasurer many years ago. If he had lived until the fifth day of this month be would have been 72 years of age. He was born In Now Hampshire, and, soon after coming to ' this state, joined the Volcano I. O. O. F. Lodge of which organization be was a ...
A DREADFUL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
A DREADFUL ACCIDENT. An Eight-Tear-Old Lad Receives Serious In- juries from a Saw- About 3:30 last Wednesday afternoon a horrifying accident occurred at the saw mill of the Zella Mining Company. A number of children were playing "hide-and-go-seek" in and about the mill, which was not in operation just at that time. One of the little boys, Vernon Hawkins, aged about nine years, spn pf S. H. Hawkins of the Central Hptel, secreted himself under the box or trough, which was partially filled with shavings, In whioh a circular saw operates when the power is turned on. He was snugling down there in great glee, no doubt thinking he had successfully eluded the eyes of his play-mate, when the sawyer, not dreaming of the boy's presenco under the saw-trpugh, turned the power on. When the saw started, although not at ful| speed, fpr in that case the boy would have been killed in getting. out, it frightened the lad and he scrambled out, receiving an Injury which may cost him his life. He was, how...
"Mothw U Dying," [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
"Mothw U Dying," The words used as the caption of this news item were lias hoh by wire from Nevada City to Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Seymour last Monday and the next day another telegram arrived announcing her death. The bereaved daughter and spn-in-law left Tuesday to attend the funeral. The deceased, Mrs. Jane Lewis, came to her death In consequence of a slight cut on one of her great toes, which occured about one month ago while she was engaged in trimming the nail. Gangrene set in and it became necessary to amputate the foot which was dpne February 23. She did not rally, and four days later breathed her last. Deceased was a native of England, aged about 64 years.
United at Amador City. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
United at Amador City. In the stillness of early morning Mr. William E. Healey of Sutter Creek and Miss Theresa White of Amador City were quietly tqarried at the home of the bride last Sunday In the presenco of a few relatives and friends. Mr. Healey was formerly of Amador City, and is known as a thorough gentleman and an efficient millman, an occupation which he has been employed in the South Eureka mill for some time. The mpther and other relatives pf the groom are highly respected residents of Amador City. The bride, Miss Theresa White, is is the daughter of Mr. B. White, proprietor of the White Hotel at Amador City. She has a large circle of friends, being a great favorite and a leader in the social circles of the young people. After the ceremqny the newly married couple left for San Francisco by way of lone on their wedding tour. Congratulations are extended.
He Pleases the People. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
He Pleases the People. McMillan. makes a fine display at his door of medallions in water colors, Foto jewelry and stamp novelties— all the very latest. He also exhibits some of the finest carbon prints of local subjects we have yet seen. Patrpns pf his gallery can always be assured of the very latest styjes in all branches pf the Foto Art, Mr. McMillan says he will visit his lone Gallery March 9, for three or four days, If it Is not raining at that time. He would advise mothers to bring their children for Fotos In the morning, from 10 a. m. to 2p. m. being the best hours for them. 2-23-tf Pioneer Floub is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow, '•'..'■ ■ •
Marriege Bells at Plymouth. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Marriege Bells at Plymouth. A quiet wedding occurred at the residence of Dr. Norman at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, February 22, the contracting parties being Miss Maggie Norman, a sister of Dr. W. A. Norman, and George W. Noe, both of Plymouth. I The beautiful and impressive ceremony was performed by Judge Blower of Plymouth. '■ The bridal couple were' attended by Miss Emma Norman, of San Francisco, a niece of the bride, as bridesmaid, and Eugine Denlson of Plymouth as best man. The bride was attired in a becoming suit of silk, and looked the picture of health. - The groom looked his best in the regulation black suit, and made his responses as if he realized the importance of the event. | After the usual congratulations and best wishes were extended, the guests were invited to the dining-room, to partake of an excellent supper. The tables were laden with all sorts of delicacies and there were plenty to spare. During the evening the happy couple were serenaded by the Plymouth band....
Grand Parlor Fnnd. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Grand Parlor Fnnd. The entertainment given by Ursula Parlor, N. D. G. W., in Webb Hall, Monday night, was pne of the best borne talent exhibitions of the season. The Ledger regrets that its request for the names of those who appeared in the living pictures was not compiled with. They are all entitled to special mention, the same as those whose names appeared on the published program. Owing to the absence of said list of names, we do not mention, $ny of the others. The gross receipts amounted to $148.60. Expenses $42.60. This leaves the snug sum of $106 to be added to the Grand Parlor Entertainment Fund.
An Improvement. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
An Improvement. Richard Webb, the owner of the New National Hotel building, has put in a hood for the kitchen range and an outside galvanized iron flue. This is a great Improvement because it not only does away with the odor of cooking, but conveys the heat from the range to the outside, while heretofore it went up the inside flue, thus overheating two good rooms in the house which in the summer season were practically useless.
Drew $83&t [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Drew $83&amp; t Joseph Andrewartha, a well-known miner of this camp, invested 25 cents in a lottery ticket one day early in February. Last Tuesday, when the printed report of the drawing arrived, it was ascertained that ticket No. 50,175 had drawn $10,000. Andrewartha. holds the ticket whloh entitles him to onesixteenth part of said . sum. His friends are offering the congratulatory glad hand, extended to all who Dame Fortune smiles upon.
Reckless Racing. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Reckless Racing. Between Sutter and Amador City, last Sunday, a gurry race took place which ended in a smash-up. The race was between two surrys, four men in each vehicle, and it was fast and furious until one of the madly racing quartette were hurled headlong Into the road, their rig having collided with a telegraph pole. The team brought up in § wire fence and the men escaped injury,
"The Uncrowned King." [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
"The Uncrowned King." Rev. H. B. Taylor delivered his lecture "Tho Uncrowned King" in Love's Opera House last . evening. Rev. F. W. Morrow introduced the preacher. Rev. Taylor talked about ninety minutes. The audience was hard to move. We did not hear any applause. Nevertheless, the lecture was. prime and the speaker eloquent. Rev. Tay* lor is a magnetic speaker.
Says the Eailroad Will Be Built. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Says the Eailroad Will Be Built. P. A. Buell, the Stockton lumber king and one of the directors of the railroad company that Is to build a line from lone to Jacks,on and Sutter Creek, was in town last week and informed the Lepger that the work of grading would begin within two months. He stated that material had been purchased and that the road will be built.
SHORT AND SWEET. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
SHORT AND SWEET. A Few Local Happenings That Were Observed This Week. Early Rose sweet potatoes for sale at Jackson Cash Grocers. 3-2-lmo. Mr. and Mrs. James Blarney and daughter were in Jackson Saturday. Choice ice cream at Mayer's every Sunday. 3-2-3t Dave Chambers returned from a several days' sojourn in San Francisco Tuesday evening Carrie Williams of Lancha Plana todk Rough on Rats last week. Deceased was about 20 years of age. J. K. Harmon of Chicago and C. Borgerof Campo Seco, were guests of W. F. Detert a day or two recently. The weather for the past week or two has been all that even an exacting" Californian could reasonably desire. F. X. Schoonmaker, the noted lecturer of Plainfield. New Jersey, was registered at the New National Tuesday. W. O. Green of Aqueduct has purchased a lot in the Peek Addition and intends to build a home thereon this spring. Peek's Addition now open for the sale of lots. These resident lots are the cream of the town. They are in town virtually, an...
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. T. B. Stewart to D. Stewart Co.— Property in lone; 17925. M. E. Brouhard to T. Amsbury— twenty onehundredths interest in Davis Quartz Mine; WOO. Marie Tabeaud to Standard Electric Co — Ntf of section 28, township 0 north, range 12 east; MOO. &lt; Harriet Bjckfprd to James 1,. Blarney— Lots in tpwnsttips 7 imd s&gt;; J-KX) .'. Mar; Purcell to James O"Brlen-~Onetirth interest in Rising Star Quartz Mine; t75. Mrs. Blackwell et al to Sutter Creek Gold Mining Co.— Land in section 34, township 7, and section 3, township 6; tl. B. W. Brown et ux to J. Brent— Mining rights in land in sections 34 and 3; tl. J. H. Shealor to J. A. Brent— All mineral contained in Si of SWX of section 35, township 7 north, range 11 east; tl. T. B. Stewart to W. D Amick— Property near lone; tis. . Jpsepnu-n Brignole et al to Brignole Estate Co.— Property in Sutter Creek; t500U. , , V. W. Guskill to H. Lagorgne— Lot 26, Hamilton Tract; t250. ■ - MORTGAGES. C. O'Neil et ux to M....