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Comb and Scissors' Combined. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Comb and Scissors' Combined. A new hah? cutting implement, combining the comb and scissors, is for the convenience of the barber, and it is claimed for this tool that it greatly fa-^ cilitates the operation of cutting or trimming the hair and f urthermore cannot pull the hair, as do frequently the scissors and the clippers which it displaces. This device includes in its construction a pair of scissors, the lower blade being provided with a comb which in operation is next to the head. By its use the thorough distribution of the hair strands over the cutting edge is assured and the hah? evenly cut. To sharpen or clean the blade it is simply necessary to detach a screw and swing the comb outward the proper distance so as to easily reach the blade with a whetstone or the like. NEW TOOL FOR BARBERS.
Healthful lan. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Healthful lan. The 'American Academy of Railway Surgeons is moving in the direction of making railroad cars more healthful. It long has been felt by. tne profession that refqrmj in "the hygiene of railway travel' is' imperatively needed, and the new movement promises to be both active and effective. It is .shown that the material -used in furnishing railway coaches— plushes and velvet cushions, woolens and draperies of every kind— afford the best possible nest for the protection and preservation of germs, and they are also the most difficult to clean. It is now recommended that cars be finished and furnished with a smooth surfaced material, like, hardwood or leather, which, while capable of being quickly cleaned, will lend itself, to the most tasteful arrangement. Not only should plush, velvet and drapery be almost entirely done away with, but there should be less embossing and carving in the ornamentation of the cars. The tendency in this country in the matter of decoration is to e...
The Fox. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
The Fox. Everybody knows that a fox's tall Is in hunting parlance his brush, but few perhaps know further that his scalp Is technically a "mask," or, if he is superlatively game, it Is torn off. nailed on the kennel door of the pack in at bis death and marked with . three crosses to show that he died only at the end of a ringing n*. The brush, of course, goes to whoever is nearest when it Is taken. ' The trophy nest In value Is the right forefoot— in hunting phrase, "pad thief." The left fo*refoot, "pad lnino," ranks next; after it. the hind feet, "the pegs, which only very young or very avid hunters care much to claim. One amazing thing regarding the vixen— the she fox — is that no dog will follow her trail' while she carries young. . It is uncertain whether she then leaves no scent or whether the dogs obey some primal instinct In passing over her track. A certain consideration for the female is apparent in most of the canine species. One of the surest signs of rabies is for a dog ...
Should foal Give Out? [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Should foal Give Out? What then? Are we utterly dependent upon coal, so that the wheels of industry will stop and the forests be consumed for fuel when coal gives out? Of course not. It is an idle fear. Already we have the beginnings of a new method of utilizing natural energy which will prove enormously more effective than coal ever has been and will be practically inexhaustible to whatever extent industry may expand. Electrical energy developed by water power will run the world's industries, furnish its light and heat and be the universal substitute for all forms of combustion methods. Water power is practically unlimited, and it will be utilized more and more In proportion as the need for it arises and as its use becomes at different places aud .it successive periods cheaper than coal. The substitution will proceed gradually'until, when the coal supply finally is exhausted, nobody will have anything more than a curious or academic Interest in the matter, and probably not a ripple...
ICEBERGS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
ICEBERGS. No port lamps gleam along our sides. No banners float on high; No human lookout raises glass To scan our sea or sky. No admirals above our deck! SjVfly Hid guns and gunners stand, - In hidden sheath to send the sound Of warlike, stern command. Tet all the navies of the world Our bows in vain assail; We fear no smoking battle tower That thunders through the gale. By captains gray our path is marked. By- Bailors white and old; For us the phantom rockets glare. And phantom bells are tolled. In misty, unremembercd ports i Our beacon lights were set By hands long gone from mortal view. By forms that men forget. ■;•' t And we may wander on our course Till time at end shall be, For in our breasts arc locked the hulls Of ships once lost at sea. —John James Median in Criterion.
Tour Facs [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Tour Facs Shows the stat-i uf your fecllnsr. and tho stafo of your health as well. -Iminiro blond makes itself apparent in a pa'c and sallow complexion, pimples and skin eruptions. If you arcfeeling weak and worn out and do nut havo a health appoarance you should try Akor'S lilbod Elixir. It cures all blood disease:: where cheap sarsaparillas and so-called blood purifiers fail; knowing this we sell evcy lottle on a positive guarantee. Sold by A. Guldner.
AMERICAN DIAMONDS, [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
AMERICAN DIAMONDS, . — , Studies by the Geological Survey of Canada. : The dissemination of information regarding the lake diamonds through the region of the moraine, says Popular Science Monthly, should serve the twofold purpose of encouraging search for the buried stones and of discovering diamonds in the little collections of "lucky stones" and local curios which accumulate on the clock shelves of country farmhouses. When it is considered that three of the largest diamonds thus far found In the. region remained for periods of 7, 8 and 1G years respectively in the hands of the farmIng population, it can hardly be doubted that many other diamonds' have been found and preserved as local curiosities without their "real nature being discovered. ■' : ' . If diamonds should be discovered in the moraines of eastern Ohio, of \vest-. em Pennsylvania or of western New York, considerable light would thereby be thrown unon the problem of locating the ancestral borne. More important than this,...
Hard Drinkers In Chile. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
Hard Drinkers In Chile. i Iqulque, Chile, has the reputation of ' consuming more liquor per capita than j any other place In the world. . I have never seen liquor of all kinds . consumed in . such quantities. as here, ] but apparently, there is very little \ drunUenuess. The dry atmosphere and j the atoms of suud that one is constantly Inhaling excite an abnormal thirst. no doubt, aud they say that the human ' system requires an unut^ial amount j of stimulant to sustain the heat and ! fatigue of this climate. 1 urn quite sure that this duty is not neglected. Judging by the extraordinary excesses which are witnessed without comment daily and hourly at every club and ho- Half a dozen cocktails before breakfast- one man at Iquique is said to require I" to start his machinery in motion— a bottle or Scotch or Irish whisky at breakfast, anotlier at lunch, wines and cordials at dinner, brandy and soda every now and then during the day, alternating with- copious and frequent drafts of beer ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
"Campaigning In the Philippines" A book of over 400 pages with nearly 300 beautiful illustrations of troops in action and scones in Ihe Philippine Wands, published by The Hicks-Judd Publishing Company of Sau Francisco, the only publishers in the United States 'who sent representatives to Manila especially to compile a history of the war. As many as 2:i writers Wore engaged in the work in Manila, many of whom wore with the troops in their various engagements and they were permitted to use official records to verify their reports. Maps of Battlefields madis by an official map-maker in the Sth Army Corps enables the reader to follow closely the movements of troops. Description of Philippine Islands giving statistical and other information as to climatic conditions, resources, etc., and an account of tho trip to Manila, taking tho reader to Honolulu and through Japan and China, are interesting features of the book. Advance Sale Over 6000 Volumes in 'Manila snows the faith of soldiers in...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS.*'-: G..'&amp;/:R.:Man "My a!'.:' , :'s Asthma was verj bad. • I v: .";... • . • down at iiijjht for fearof:-:i--'- ■ ■'■■ •alihi't get my breath. Noinaitj-n; . doorjainl r°&gt;:; .-. 1 - i&amp;se^ in the housn 'wvi :• . ?^^^&lt; open, it feciavii -is 1 O^'F -•- anil tbatil iii-i^; sr^ffiM' surely EmoihiT i:&gt; ' ■' ■'''■'iwa&amp;t death. Jir. W.j':. "-*'*£&amp;£&amp; Long cf thif«l,», j5-- v '^itsk to Acker's K\^l\-' : . ' tic oV ft'/.-Vi".'.;.,'; . ' : Ml^^ ' abottleinlJioh.-f;. i: } M&amp;&amp;t that it might h'-ip T^^^^W. X. me a little. It gave 1/ J\ vs &gt; me wonderful re- \| i\ J lief, and thesecond / I \ 1 bottle cured me :r .r\ I k 1 completely. Jlyre- • ' covcry is permanent, too, for ever since ] have not had the slightest return of my old enemy. I consider Acker's English Remedy by long odds the K-st medicine in the wim! : ! for hacking coughs, asthma and bronchitis, I...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISEMENTS. BUGGIES,,., S:::: LliiiJi Jil ♦" — — ; — BBOADWAY, JACKSON ® II I E. GINOCCHIO &amp; BROTHER | • '. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in • General Merchandise . . . • . ® ' Water Street, Foot of Uroadway, Jackson • • \XT E TAKE PLEASURE IN INFORMING OUR PA- S a TV Irons and the public generally that we have on hand a Z c very choice selected stock of DRY UOOUS of nil kinds GRO- 5 ; CERIES ANU PROVISIONS, CLOTHING. IIOOTS AND J '■ c SHOES. We particularly direct the attention of the public ! • S?, JiS r ?^J. ll Jsi wo keep on hand the •'"•gest assortment of 5 Z IRON AND STEEL to bo found in Amador county Also a ! " r C " • superior assortment of all kinds of HARDWARE, such as Z s Carriage Holts. Screws, Nuts, Nails, and, in fact, everything z . the market demands. We are sole agents for the celebrated Z 5 HUKUULES POWDER, of which which we shall constantly S U«!cp on hand a large supply. -2 6*a9999»»0m»»»99990m»9990999990m99990Z :^-.' iiNjljl Sk InDnA...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
% The Meehan Property will be • subdivided into building lots and I sold for CASH OR INSTALLMENTS. % Will be laid out in 'blocks, wilh o 50-foot streets and 25-foot alleyJ ways. Each lot can be reached • at front or rear by wagon. One % main street -from Volcano road % west of Calvin's house; one east • of Meehan's house; and one west 5 of Keeney's property, to reach the .•Property .■ ; ''„ . '■:.;; i-V^V • l[. - For further particulars apply to 3 NEIL A. MACOUARRIE i. . . . . •"■■.•• -: r X' Spagnoli Bulldinf. Summit Street OUR TASTE HAMS Sweet, Juicy and Tender. We live but onee — Why not live well and enjoy life? HALL, LUHRS &amp; CO Wholesale Grocers and Provision Dealers x . Sacramento, Cv),
Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS ADVERTISEMENTS. SElectrieitje ! DR W F fiDFFN n n c WEBB BUILDING. JACKSON. CAL. Teeth Filled and Extracted Positively Without Pain by ELECTRICITY Artificial Teeth made on Aluminum Plates. Easy to keep clean; light as a feather and will never tarnish. Also Gold and Metal Plates. All plate work leaving my office :is guaranteed to fit, wear and give perfect satisfaction and comGOLD, ALUMINUM AND PLATINUM CROWNS ' v All Crown and Bridge Work made according to the latest and approved method. : , GOLD FILLINGS A SPECIALTY Ulcerated Teeth, no matter of how long standing, cured 111 one treatment. . • %; DR. W. F. 6REEN, D. D. S. /••;; Webb Building, Main Street, Jaokson, Cal. ■■.•-..,. ■■■■;■:■■.■ ■ ■■ ■ ■ £. j McCairsiMagazine —(THE QUEEN OF FASHION) Will contain TWENTY-TWO FULL-PAGE BEAUTIFUL COLORED. PLATES— more % than 1000 exquisite, artistic and strictly np-to-date FASHION designs — a large number of short stones and handsome illustrations — fancy work, hints on dressma...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 2 March 1900
LEGAL NOTICES." . . Assessment :Notice.l j-l- : --.ft';- — — ■ -iijt Amelia Gold Miuin;; Company.— Location of . principal place of business. San Francisco, ? California. ; Location of works, Amador j v county .'.California. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT AT XI a meeting of the Board of Directors, held SS 1 n »n^ c , n 4 nth , Ida?1 da ? £" F «°™«y. ISW. an asses" ment (No. 4J of Two and One-haU Cents per share was levied upon the capital stock of the corporation, payable immediately in ■ United States gold coin, to the Secretary, at tho office ?sli c x?&amp;%zstrr,. ■*"»'• *« Any stock upon which this assessment shall remain unpaid on the fifteenth day of March, 1900, will be delinquent and advertised for sale at public auction; and. unless payment Is made before, will be sold on THURSDAY, the sth day of April. 1900, to pay the delinquent assessment, together with costs of advertising and expenses of sale. . By order of the Board of Directors " nm- m L SCHUMACHER, Secretary. A...
EL DORADO COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 March 1900
EL DORADO COUNTY. Nugget, Placerville, March 2, 1900 D. C. Wickham of this city, while working at the German mine a day or two ago, became suddenly insane. Sheriff Bosquit and Deputy Hoiix brought him here to his home where he is slowly recovering.. - His- affliction arises from pains in the head caused by an accident ' years ago to one of his eyes. Dr. Brown has gone to Amador county to open up a mine in conjunction with H. E. Pickett. Joe Edner and Carl Vaughn returned from Sutler Creek yesterday. Democrat, Placerville, March 3, 1900. The residence of Thomas Carter, near the hospital, was ; entirely destroyed by fire last Saturday morning, with, all its contents. Tho fire was discovered at about 4 o'clock, and was then too far advanced 10 bo stayed. The loss is covered by insurance. &gt;, Miss Nettie Barnes of Bear Creekj who has been vUiting-in Amador county, returned home las-t Saturday. Frank Nieholls, guardian of the Marshall Monument, was over f rom-Coloma on Monday l...
TUOLUMNE COUNTY: [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 March 1900
TUOLUMNE COUNTY: Independent, Sonora, March 3, 1900. Josheph Gloster, John McDonald, Carl Rice, Joseph Kniui, William Guinn, James Davidson, and R. MoOann were arrested and brought to Carters, Sunday, charged with gi-anrl larceny, for breaking into- L. A. Ban-ones' store near the Buchanan mine and making off with a lifty-gallon keg of whiskey, a case of .bcor and cigars. Fnom accounts there was a ''hot time" until the fire water was gone. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hinder on Wednesday observed the twelfth anniversary of their raarriagu by inviting their relatives to partak« of an evening's enjoyment. The new home of Mr. and Mrs. Hemlor was the scene of much festivities. During the evening music, singing and conversation occupied the time until 12 o'clock when a sumptuous repast was indulged in by those present. Andy Shine met with' a painful accident Sunday. Wbilo unloading baled hay at Pickle's stable ho fell heavily to the 'ground, striking on his right hip and side. Although severely...
CALAVERAS COUNTY [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 9 March 1900
CALAVERAS COUNTY- Echo, Angels Camp February 28, 1900. A certain expressman in Angels greased his axles the other day preparatory to going to San Andreas to remove the county seat to Angels. If he doesn't drink more than a quart of coffin varnish on the way he will be apt to get the hall of records here by Friday night, and being a seven-day adventist he will rest on Saturday and sober up preparatory to bringing the court room and jail over on Sunday. If hay is anywhere handy on the route be may feed his team up and not get there till early on Monday. He will then enter upon the work of bringing over the hospital and graveyard thereto belonging. The county officers, will, of course, walk over sometime during the week and hunt up suitable quarters to reside in. The courthouse and all the other buildings pertaining to the county seat will be erected in the blank '. space at Angels known as the "Toadetool" editor's mind, and a very desirable locality it is. Owing to the space being sma...