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Scored on McCnllough. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Scored on McCnllough. "The late John McCullough. the tragedian, was a great friend of mine," said Comedian Crane, "and when In this city used . "always " to, live at the Gllsey House. One day I went there to call on him and, he being out. . left my ' card, upon which, underneath my name, by way . of " a joke, I- .wrote In large letters : the word .'Actor.' The next day I . was passing McCullough on the street when he stopped me with 'Say. Billy, what do you mean by leaving a card In my box with such an Infernal He as that written on It 7 * - "I got even with him, however, later. McCullougb was inordinately, fond of the game of seven up, and one evening I had the satisfaction of beating him nine straight games. Bright aijd early the following morning. I again left my card for him at his hotel this time writing below my name 'Seven up player.' When I saw McCullougb later In the day, I jollied him with 'That wasn't any lie I put on my card this morning, was It, John ?' And be evidently...
The Beat at the Bottom. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
The Beat at the Bottom. Speaking of poison murders, a native of Maine told of a peculiar crime that occurred In his" state. This was the case of a man : who had ; tired •of bis wife, and In order to rid himself of her In the shortest and most expeditions manner., possible he determined ; upon her death. ;, Divorce, while a feasible method,* appealed ' not : to " his'' frugal mind, since It Involved a large Initiatory expense from counsel fees and a continuous one from alimony. So on murder he resolved, arsenic as the agent to effect It, and the method through which to Introduce the poison into the stomach of his victim without arousing her suspicious the usually Innocuous and popular lemonade. At the trial it was proved that he carried through his plans with skill and finesse, but after the deadly lemonade had been drunk by his too trusting spouse, noticing that some of the precipitate remained In the bottom of the glass, he stirred It well op and again handed It. to his victim with...
■When He Tamed Jap. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
■When He Tamed Jap. A humorous touch in connection with Lafcadlo Hearn's naturalization as a Japanese was the reduction of bis professional salary from 160 to 60 yen a month. As a foreigner he drew a larger salary than the native instructors, but at the dinner in celebration of his change of nationality the president of the university rose and observed that now that Professor Hearn had become one of them the last insidious distinction would be removed by cutting down his salary. And the American born professor tried to look as though he enJoyed it Acker's- Dyspepsia Tablets are sold on a positive guarantee. Cures heartburn, raising of the food, distress after eating or any form of dyspepsia. One little tablet gives immediate relief; 25 cents and 90 cents. Sold by A. Goldner.
The Cnflneet'i Story. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
The Cnflneet'i Story. "To run over a man— perhaps that's the only thing of all that shakes me. To see him on the track within 10 or 20 feet of you, to know that you can't stop to save him.' to feel the wheels of the engine go over his body, crunching out his life— a man doesn't want to experience that more than once In a lifetime. "J."lt's worse with a child. There was an old mate of mine In the west when I was riding in the Union Pacific— nev : er mind his name;' he's dead now— as good an engineer , as ' ever stood ■ In a box. ,'cooV; nerve' like steel,* had ' been through three wrecks,. a holdup and a fire. Well, one day Jim was a little Behind his schedule and made like anything for the next stop.: There was a crossing right \ln front of &lt; him. jHe saw that everything was clear, as he thought/ and . went I right ahead, when all at once out of a damp of trees there ran a little golden haired j fairy ■ right In front of the engine. It was all over In one instant, and whe...
A. Peculiar Plant. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
A. Peculiar Plant. There is a species of plant growing In New South Wales whose showy flowers contain a large proportion of mucilaginous Juice of a glossy varnlshlike appearance. Chinese ladles use the Juice for dyeing their hair and eyebrows. In Java the flowers are used for blacking- shoes. The most. ancient s dictionary and glossary In the world Is of the Chinese language and is the lexicon of Pacutshe. This first known glossary was compiled more than 1,000 years before Christ. . " . . . All the emery in the world comes from the little Island of Naxos, near Greece. . BiaMßaßßl
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
MISCELLANEOUS. j SPECIALTY CHRONIC DISEASES J Men and W omen Suffering from Chronic Diseases are Invited to WRITE TO s DR. PIERCE and Consult Him by Letter Free of Charge. All communications are held as sacredly confidential and all answers arc sept in plain envelopes, with--. out printing upon them. ! Addreu DR. R. V. PIERCE, BUFFALO, N.Y.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
; MISCELLANEOUS. • •••••••• : . '&lt;-. .■-'.-' ' ••••••••• IIIOIHHi •••••••••••••••••••••••••• JACKSON, CAL. Basement of the Webb Building Everything^New^ Neat : arid Clean -p MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS THE BEST THE MARKET Guests treated with consideration and respect at all times. t .;■; ._ Best Liquon'and Cigars at the Bar HAMBRIC &amp; CARLEY. JB. A. MAILS For the Best Assortment of Dry Goods SHOES AKD : Furnishing -:- Goods ifi Of All Kinds For Ladies] And Children At the Lowest Prices GO TO MA. MAILS Sutter Creek j :, ■■/'-. "■■'*■■'. BANK OF MADOR COUNTY . . Incorporated November, 1895 Capital Stock : : : $50,000 President .'...'.Henry Eudey Vice-President S. G. Spagnoli Secretary and Casbier .Frederick Eudey . board or directors: Henry Eudey, S. G. Spagnoli, John Strohm, C. Marelia and Alex Eudey of Jackson. SAFE DEPOSIT.— Safe deposit boxes can be rented from the Baakof Amador County at the small expense of 35 cents a month, thereby securing you against any p...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
LAWYERS. E. A. Freeman Attorney-at-Law Jackson, Cal. Office in Marelia building, corner Main and Court streets. D.B. SPAGNOLI Attorney sad Counselor «t Law Jackson, Cal. Practice in all the States and Federal courts. Offlce:- Spagnoli : building, opposite Hall of A. CAMINETTI '' ■' Attorney and Counselor at Law ! - Jacksor, Cal.' ■ ' * "• Will . practice in all , the State and. Federal XJOBEKT C? BOUS- ~' AUornry-Bt-I* w I ' t; ;:; £ i Jackson, Cal. j : . ' ; ; - Offlce : Farley building. Summit street. J^-EIl. A. MACQVARRIB Attorney and Counselor at Law Jackson, Cal. Offlce: Spagnoli block, Courthouse square.' T W. CALDWKLL AS torney -at-t,»w . - Jackson, Cal. Will practice in all courts of the State h. wiLias Atturnejr-at-Law Jackson, cal. .' Offlce: With E. A. Freeman. Practice W . | State Courts. JOHN F. DAVIS , T : .: Jackson, Cal. Offlce on Summit Street, opposite Courthouse. TACOB L. ; SARGENT . - — : ATTORNEY — . Jackson, Cal. Offlce: Marelta building, Court street. Mines an...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Senator Bard received his committee assignment last Monday and, considering the fact that he arrived so late in the session, he fared remarkably well. To make room for him Senator Kean withdrew from the Public Lands, Senator Thurstou from the Railroads, Senator Wetmore from the Manufacturers'/ Senator Mcßride from the select committee to investigate the condition of the Potomac water front at Washington and Senator Foster from the select committee on woman suffrage. Last Tuesday morning Senator Bard and Representative K ah n visited the office of the Geological Survey to induce Professor Newell' of the hydrographic bureau to recommend an appropriation of $20,000 to continue the work already inaugurated in California by that bureau. Professor Newell stated that such amount could be advantageously used and that if he was . assured the support of Congress he would make such recommendation. Later, Senator Bard and Representative Kahn visited the Agricultural Department, where Secretary ...
WILL MEET IN TEXAS. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
WILL MEET IN TEXAS. The Trans'Hissippi Commercial Congress Prepare for the. Session. The eleventh session of the TransMississippi Commercial Congress will be held at Houston, Texas, April 17th to 21st inclusive!' The territory . represented in this Congress, includes all the States and and Territories lying west of tho Mississippi riyer, and those portions of Minnesota and Louisiana which lie east of it.' A section embracing 2,700,000 square miles, and 20,000,000 intelligent people. The world's greatest agricultural, mineral and stock-growing region. The principal objects of the Congress are to encourage the thorough development of each and every State and Territory represented; to work in harmony for such national legislation as is calculated to promote the interests of the Trans-Mississippi country; to increase reciprocal trade between those States; to discuss matters of special interest, and to decide upon ' plans which will bring about desired results; to cultivate a better acqu...
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
DOCUMENTS RECORDED. DEEDS. Silas Penryet ux to Bank of Amador Co.— Lot «, block 1, Jackson; $506.05. Jno. Wilson to Jno. Wilson— Mining property in Amador county; $10. Mrs. E. Farnham to P. Ehlcr— Lot 4, block 8. Plymouth; $40. J. Cassella et al to J. Ghidotti— Part of lot 5, block 16, Sutter; $95. . J. H. Werly ot ux to P. M. Whitmore— Land in township 3; $750. L. V. Chouleur to Adolph Choulcur— Land in lone Valley; $100. J Thomas to Elizabeth Bastian— Part of lot 14, block 3, Amador City; $100. Mary Turner, executrix, to G. B. Vicini et al —Lots 4 and 5, block 12, Sutter; $3825. :'■■ ASSIGNMENT OF AGREEMENT. 11. Os Borne to Peerless Gold Mining Co. W. W. Worthing ct al to Rhetta Gold Mining MORTGAGES. Jno Ghidotli to Jno. Casella— Part of lot 5, block 16, Sutter; $300. SATISFACTION OF MORTGAGE. Mrs. B. Burke te Chas. Votaw. Robert Xeil to F, Trailer. B. Stcinman et al to J. H. Fawcett. D. Boro to W. H. Turner. T Bernard! to W. H. Turner. H. Deacon to J. Werly. LOCATIONS. Jas. Hanl...
Sick Headaches, [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Sick Headaches, The curse of overworked womankind, are quickly and surely cured by Karl's Clover Root Tea. the great blood-puritier and tissue-builder. Money refunded if not satisfactory. Price, 25c and 50c. For sale by A. Goldner, the Druggist. * Fifty pieces of light figured calico, spring styles, new patterns, at 5 cents per yard, at the White House. 9-JQ-tf
SUPERIOR COURT* [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
SUPERIOR COURT* D. Boro vs Mary A. Turner, executrix—Demurrer passed. A. Ginocchio et al vs John Juka et al— Trial continued to April sth. Joseph Bernardis'vs Annie E. Allen et al— Order extending time to prepare affidavits and proposed statement and bill of exceptions on motion for new trial. . . ; . . ■ Estate of G. M. L. Mathis— Order confirming sale of real estate. Estate of Wm. H. Turner— Order confirming sale of real estate and hearing on final account and petition for discharge set for March 33d. Order approving sale of personal property. Guardianshih of Matilda Giliirdi, a minorResignation of V. Giannini as guardian accepted and Mrs. Lena Grady appointed as guardian on filing bond of $1000. ' ■ • • " ■ NEW CASE. ■■ j Alzina Watkins (an incompetent person) by her guardian W. R. Strong vs Alice R. Bernard Action to set aside a certain decree of foreclosure heretofore entered on the ground that at the time the action to foreclose mortgage was brought plaintiff was an incompet...
He Pleases the People. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 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 very latest oval and long panels in carbon prints.' Patrons of his gallery can always be assured of the very latest styles in all branches of the Foto Art. He would advise mothers to bring their children for Fotos in the morning, from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. being the best hours for them. ■ 2-23-tf
Estray Notice. [Newspaper Article] — Amador Ledger — 16 March 1900
Estray Notice. Taken up at my ranch on the 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. Feb. 16-5t