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THE AMADOR LEDGER
Published Fridays by
AMADOR COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY.
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Subsequent Insertions— Per Square— each 50
Entered at the Postoftice at Jackson as Second-class Matter.
P. BUFFIN6TON : : : : Editor and Manager
FRIDAY :. SEPTEMBER 2S, 1900
W William ||||j|i|||||||l||°| Ol?io
F FOR VIC DENT
T Theodore Roosevelt o? f4ew York
■ ' FOH CONGRESSMAN, SECOND DISTRICT.
S . D. W00D5:..:..'........:.. : of Stockton
■;■". - .--.-■ . ' • -:-■;-:
F For Assemblyman, Fifteenth District.
F FRED L. STEWART . .....'. : ... .of lono
W WAI. TAM (Township Nail) ...of Jackson
W WESLEY M. AMICK (Township No. 2) '.'........'.. of lone
E . B. MOORE (Township No, 4) of Suttor Creek
"If there is any one who believes the Gold Stand
ard is a good thing, or that it must be maintained,
I want him not to cast his vote for me, because I
promise him it will not be maintained iv this coun
try longer than I am able to get rid of it." — W. J. Bryan.
INCORPORATION AND SEWERAGE.
We feel now that the air is becoming clearer and some,
at least, of the minor, differences between us and our valued
correspondent are only apparent and not real. In his an
swer he protests that he never meant to question, deny or dis
parage the undoubted right of the landless citizen to vote on
the incorporation question. "Previous writers on the other
side alluded to it" and he did the same. The right was ad
mitted "cheerfully" and the reference to the "individual con
science" was not expected to alarm or disturb the individual;
•He does not say our point was not well taken or well argii
ed; but that "no one has disputed it." Nothing could be more
satisfactory. A point has been raised; it is mentioned by both
sides and finally settled by unanimous and cheerful consent.
A few more points settled the same way and we will hold a
c - - Again, it is pleasing to be distinctly assured that the
accusation of slandering the town was not aimed at those who
are demanding a sewer system. It was somebody else who
said the indefensible and offensive things. "No rule of inter
pretation" will apply to the progressive party of incorpora
tion, and that is all we wished to know about it.
We are pained by the declaration that our reference to
the engrossing occupation of landlords is "beneath notice."
Really, that was the unkiudest — but in the interest of har
mony we will withdraw the objectionable paragraph since the
point to which it relates has been amicably settled.
We are not conscious of having violated the usual court
esy of debate or of having departed from the high-minded and
impartial course which our correspondent claims he has fol
lowed. We have not impugned his motives, for he has made
uo secret of them and they are not improper. He fears ex
horbitant taxation. So would we, aud would oppose it, if we
believed it to be threatened. Tho ouly difference, then, ap
pears to be as to the probable cost of the proposed improve
Referring again to the Stockton system, we note these
facts: The Stockton mains ;ire of the largest capacity and
buried deeply at the" lower end. They aggregate about ten
miles in length. There is a pumping plant connected with
them which cost not less that $1.5.000 of the $85,000, leaving
$70,000 for the main pipes. *
Now, Jackson is not one-fourth the size of Stockton, but
if it were it would cost $17,500 for such pipes at the same
rate. But we have no use for such immense sewers here and
this cost can easily be reduced one-half leaving $8,750 for
mains, and it will be noticed that this sum is close to the act
ual cost of a system in a sewer district comprising 302 lots as
shown by the records. That sum is as we said before, $S,
279.84. This included both branch pipes aud laterals and
would; exactly.correspoud to our mains and branches. Now,
admitting that our system would cost more, it certainly would
not cost more than twice as much without gross mismanage
ment in its construction.
-- There is not a shadow of doubt about private propert}'
being liable to* be taken for a public use in case of necessity,
upon making just compensation to the owners, and so the
persons who hold Jackson creek in lee simple can be called
upon to surrender a right of way across their valuable and
profitable demesne, whenever it is needed. And as to laying
sewer pipes in creeks they can be seen in that situation in ev
ery city that has sewer pipes and creeks to be traversed by
them. But it is not certain that the creeks will be needed.
It.niay be better to use the streets. The creek qitestjon j's,
THE A-M-AIXTR LEDGEK: JACKSON uaJLXFOBXI A, 'FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 28. 1900.
after all) of little or no importance. If private parties own
the creeks and enjoy them so much that the}' are loath to
part with them, leave them in undisturbed possession. The
people already own some of the streets!
Now, as to the assertion "that it will be necessary to dig
very deep here to get an even grade," it may be answered that
an "even" grade is not necessary. All that is required -is : 'a
"down grade and that need not be steep. In some cases six
inches to the block or one inch to fifty-feet has been adopted.
Pipes can be laid to suit the ground.
We are called upon to quote a reputable engineer on
these questions. All the facts and figures we quote are from
the official records. Our readers can see what they, indicate,
and then, no civil engineer has beeu quoted on the other side.
We have been referred to an "English city" as an exam
ple, but of the exact location and conditions of said city'we
are not well informed. - .:
WESLEY M. AMICK.
Wesley M. Amick, Republican candidate for Superior,"
Township Two, is a native of this county and 'was boni with
in a mile of his present home. He comes from good ['stock,"
his father beiug one of the most successful business, met!. in
the. county, and the heaviest tax payer in Township two. His
record from youth up is known to his fellow citizens, and all
pronounce it uublemished in every particular. Wesley M.
Amick has made a fine success of life, aud it is couceded by
all who know him, irrespective of political affiliation, that he
stands the peer of the best busiuess men iv this section: It
was for this reason, among other good ones, that he was nom
inated for Supervisor, for if there is any public office in the
county that should be filled by a thoroughly good business
man it is that of Supervisor. This everybody- knows, aiid in
him Township Two has exactly the right man.
That the big coal strike in Pennsylvania is the result of
Bryauite scheming there appears to be no doubt. Opponents
of McKinley know that a tax on the prosperity of the country
offers the only possible hope for the success of Bryauism, it
having already become plain that the imperialism bogy has
fallen as flat as a flounder everywhere. We predict that some
very sensational -disclosures concerning the schemes which
have been and are still being manipulated to bring about
strikes and other labor troubles, because of the belief of the
manipulators that they will make votes for Bryan and Bryau
ism, will be made before the campaign closes. The work has
been secretly aud cunningly done, but not so adroitly that
convincing proof may not be secured and made public. ;
Among our candidates' cards will be found that of Dr. A.
L. Adams, Democratic nominee for Assembly for this district.
Dr. Adams is well known in tliiscquuty, having practiced
medicine in lone for about twenty years. We hope he will
not be elected, but if a Democratic Assemblyman is to repre
sent the Fifteenth District, Dr. Adams will do as well as any
In our list of candidates' cards, appears the name of M.
Newman, Democratic nominee for Supervisor, Township One.
Mr. Newman is a man of affairs and a good citizen. .
Prof. Dyer of Oxford University to Give Six
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Sept.
21. — The Labyrinth of Minbd and the
palace of the prehistoric kin^s of Crcto
will be described for Die first tituo at
the Univursity of California in Novem
ber. Professor Louis Dyer of Oxford
University, the eminent classical
scholar and author, has been summon
ed across the Atlantic and across the
continent by Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst to
deliver six lectures at Berkeley on
"Mycenaean Greek Art." In these
lectures for the first tirno will be pictur
ed and related the wonderful discover
ies made last summer in Creto by A. J.
Evans, the American archaologist.
more important than any excavations
since Dr. Schlieinann unearthed buried
Troy. Professor Dyer is ouo of the
best known Americans in England.
He was educated at Harvard and Balli
ol, was a professor in tho Greek depart
ment of Harvard, and for some years
past has been at Oxford, engaged in
lecturing and literary work.
Professor Alfred Emerson formerly
of Cornell University and of the Ameri
can School in Athens, has sailed for
Europe to spend several years in
gathering classical antiquities for the
archaeological museum which Mrs.
Hearst propu^es to establish at the
University of California. lie will col
lect marbles, bronzes, coins, mosaics,
vases, sarcophagi, casts, models, photo
graphs, plans and other things illustra
tivuof Greek and Roman civilization.
An international reputation of the
first order has been won within tho
past two years by Pr. William Scott
FergusflUj tho uew instructor in
Grecian and Huiiijiin hifttory jn the Uni
versity of California) by his brilliant
discovory of a method of fixing Atheni
an chronology during the last three
centuries before Christ, His books,
"Tho Athenian ArcUoas" and "The
Athenian Secretaries," have received
the highest praise from European
The first volume of "liepreseiHutive
English Comadies, " tho live-volume
ssruis of which Charles Mills Gayley,
Professor x»f Jvnglish in the University
of California, is oditpV, is announced
for publication before Christui.a,s by tho
MaumUiau Company. Professor Gay
ley's collaborators tor this volume are
Dowden of Trinity College, Dublin,
Pollard and Bradley of Oxford, Baker
of Harvard, Gutninere of Haverford,
Wobdberry of Columbia, and Flugel of
Stanford. Professor Gayley contributes
ijn introductory essay on "The Be
ginning of English Comedy." Each
of the five volumes will be of octave
size, containing about 000 pages.
Forty plays in all will be treated. -
Henry Morse Stephens, Professor of
Modern History at Cornel), will lcavo
Berkeley after six weeks spent here.
He has lectured twice daily before large
classes on the French Revolution and
on "Englauds Government of Her Asi
atic Dependencies. %1
The university extension work for
tho autumn, now in progress in San
Francisco, iucludes a varied list flf im
portant courses. Among the courses
are "The Problems of the Plant/.' Dr.
Osterhout; "Tho Modern Drama in
Norway, France, Englaud and the
United States," Professor Syle; "The
Eclogues of Vergil," Dr. Hopkins;
"The Eighteonth Century Philoso
phers," Professor Bakewell; "The
Method of Instruction,'' Professor
Brown; "The ChintsßO.. Problem,"
Professor Fryer; and practical courses
in Japanese and Cantonese. Professor
Morso Stephens open'od the- fcoaion with
a lecture on "The History of Univorsity
Extension in England," TUis.aud.the
talk _ou_ "Kipling I ;. which ..P_ro;^isQr
Morso Stephens gave, before' tine Art-
Association, are to be printed itf the
forth-coming number of theUmvorsity
Chronicle. '"• : - 3:
George J. Young, now assistant in
assaying in the Mining Department,
has been called to tho Nevada State
Uuiversity as Assistant Prpfossor of
Tho California chapter of Phi Beta
Kappa, tho national scholarship society
which was founded in 177U and is the
oldest college fraternity in the country;
has bestowed the golden key, the
symbol of membership, upon- fivo
seniors, Ralph It. Curtiss of Kedlands,
Miss Irene Taylor of Hanford, Miss
Alice Marion L'uininings of Santa Cruz
and Cornelius G. Dall and Wesley K.
Hohfeldof San Francisco. Member
ship, which is a recognition of intel
lectual attainments and high character
isono.oftho most-prized honors ■of a
uuiversity career. There are chapters
of th.c society in fifty American uni
versities and colleges.
! Tho Alumni Association of the Uni
versity has elected officers as follows ;
President, Charles S. Greene, 'BG, Oak
laud; first vice president, Henry W.
O'Melveny, "79, Los Angoles: second
vico-presideut, J. D. Mortimer 1900,
Berkeley; secretary, John Sutton, r8»,r 8»,
Berkeley; trustee, T. A. Porkins, '08,
San Francisco; trustee of the Le Conte
Fellowship Fund, J. M. Whitworth,
'72; councilors to tho Associated
Alumni— Miss Emma Hefty, '88; Her
bert Dam, '75j and Rev. W A
Tell Your Bister • •
A beautiful . complexion is an', impossibility
■without good purs blood, the sort that- only ex
ists in connection with good digestion, ahealtby
liver and bowels. Karl's Clover Root Tea acts
directly on the bowels, liver and kidneys, keep
ing them in perfect health. Price 25c and 50c.
Forsalo by A. Goldner, Drupgist. «
Ladies' -fine muslin chemise, 20c. at
Red Front. - . 8-24-tf
TRYON.— In Jackson Gate, S^tTsnoooTto
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Tryon, a daughter.
VIGNIA—In Jackson, Sept. 9, 1000, to Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Vlgnla, a son. •
- died. ~~
DAVITO.— In Jackson, Sept. 21, WHO. Bernard
Davito, aged 47 years, 3 months and 18 days
a nutive ol Italy. J ;.'
WESLEY M. AMICK, ■
Kigul.ir Uppublican nominee
v ; FOR SUPERVISOR
Election, Tuesday; November (I, 1900/ '
PR/A. L. ADAMS,
- -Ketliilui-Demoorffiic nominee. .•.. —
.: - .(Filteenth District)
Election; Tuesday, November «, lfldO. ■■
FRED L. wSTEWART,
(orione) ; ■,; -' ;J
' Kegular Republican nominee
Election, Tuesday, Novumber «, IPOO.
. . Hcpuiar Uepubltcnn nominee
>■ FOR SUPERVISOR,
• . . . ■ (Township One)
Kleciion Tues'lav. November 6^ 1900. • ■
Regular Demacralto nominee '---"r
•■ ■ .
Election, Tuesday, November 0, 1900.
Order to Show Cause.
In the Superior Court of the County of Amador
Stale of California. • '....-.
In the matter of the cstute of Charles.Haw.kinB,
deceased. Order to show cause why order of
sale of real estate should not be made.
IT APPEARING TO THIS COURT UY THE
petition this day presented and tiled by Mary
l:. Hawkins, administratrix of the estate of
Charles Hawkins, deceased, that it Is neces-
sary to sell the whole of the real estate of said
deceased to pay the expenses and charge* of
administration of the estate of said deceased.
It is therefore ordered by this Court that all
persons interested In the estate of said deceas-
ed appear before the said Superior Court on
Saturday, the 13th day of October, 1900, at the
hour of ten o'clock a. m. of said day, at the
Court Room of said Court, at the Court House
in tlie town of Jackson, County of Amador,
State of California, to show cause why an order
should not be granted to said administratrix to
sell so much uf said real estate as shall be
necessary, and that a copy of this order be pub-
lished four successive weeks in the Amador
Ledger, a weekly newspaper of general circula-
tion, printed and published In said county.
Done in open Court, this Sth day of Septem
0-H-51 - ; . It. C. RUST, Judge.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE
County of Amador, State of California
In the matter of the estate of Henry Whltin-
deceased. Notice for publication of time ap-
pointed for Probate of Will. C. C. P., Sec. 13U3
Notice is hereby given, that Saturday, the
Oth day of October A. D. 1900. at ten o'clock a.
m. of that day, and the Court-room— Probate—
of said Court, at the Court House, in the County
of Amador. State of California, havo been ap-
pointed as tho time and place for proving tho
will of said Henry Whiting deceased, and for
hearing the application of Rebecca N. Whiting
for the issuance to her of Letters Testamentary
C. L . CULIIERT, Clerk.
By U. K. BREESE. Deputy Clerk.
McGee & Siewart. Attorneys for Petitioner
Dated September 19, A. D. 1900. fl-21-3t I
Mr. Henry Weil, manager
of the White House, has re-
turned home after au extensive
trip of three months. Having
made arrangements with some
of the largest manufacturers
in the world in different lines
of goods, thereby controlling
exclusive agencies, the public
of Jackson and vicinity can
look forward to a great har-
vest in money saving on good
Watch our advertisements.
In the next issue we will quote
prices and then you will be
able to judge for yourself.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Read Those Startling Books | s^rs
! paid to any ad-
dress on receipt
TRAFFIC IN GIRLS of «.««».
-^c . And Work of Kescue Missions «**
J^ll)£, , m , rrTn T \T nmnii three copies
IRAFFIC IN OPIUM TcTts
Or the Chinese and their White Slaves
TRAFFIC IN BABIES | p«?^!p «?^!
Or the Wail of the Children j sion Work
By CbaHton Edholro, Oakland, Cal. m **
AMELIA GOLD MINING COMPANY —
Location of principal place of business,
aanJrancisco, California. Location of works
Amador county. California.
Notico is hereby given that at a meeting of
tlie Hoard of Directors, held on the ninth day of
iehruary. liMi, an assessment (No. 4) of Two
and One-Half Cents per share was levied upon
the capital slock of tlie corporation, payable
, Immeaiately, In United States gold coin, to the
Secretary, at the ottlce of the company No 33U
Sansome street, Room 4, San Francisco, Call-
; forma. And that at a meeting of the Board of
Directors, held on tho thirteenth day of July
1900, It was ordered that, under the provisions'
; of Section 348 of iUb Civil Code of the State of
California, publication of notice of assessment
bo begun anew; and that auy stock upon which
this assessment shall remain unpaid on the
thirteenth day of August, IUOO. will be delin-
■ quent and advertised lor sale at public auction:
and, unless payment is made before, will be
sold on TUKSDAY, tho 28th day of August
I 1900, to pay the delinquent assessment, together
with costs of advertising and expenses ol sale
By order of the Board of Directors.
, L. SCHUMACHER, Seoretary.
Office— No. a» Sansome street, Room 4, San
Francisco, California. jlyyOtd
The date of the delinquency of the foregoing
assessment has been postponed to Saturday
tho 25th day of August, 100 U. and the day of sale
from tho Sath day of August, 1800, to FRIDAY.
the 14th day of September, 1900.
By order of the Board of Directors.
L. SCHUMACHER, Secretary.
Office— No. 3v!o Sansome stroot. Room 4, San
Francisco, California. aug-,'4td
- : ' Sax Francisco, Cal., August 24. 19U0.
Tho date of delinquency of the foregoing
assessment has been postponed to Monday, the
24th day of September, ltfOO, and the day of sale
from tho 15th day of September, 1000, to Satur-
day, the 13th day of October, 1900.
By order of the Board of Directors.
• • L.SCHUMACHER, Seoretary. -
Ofllce — No. 3-JO Sausomo street, Room 4; San
Francisco, California. ■
. . POSTPONEMENT.
San Fkancisco, Cal , September 11, 1000.
The date of delinquency of tho foregoing as-
sessment has been postponed to Wednesday,
the 10th day of October, 1900, and the day of sale
from the 13th day of October, 1900, to'Frldav
the »th day of November, IUOO.
By order of the Board of Directors,
L. SCHUMACHER, Secretary.
Office— No. $20 Sansomo street, Room i, San
United States Land Office,
Sacramento, California, July 30th, 1900. .
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
State of California, has applied to scloot
the following tract, to wit:— Lot No. Softhe
Southeast H of Section 33. T. 7 N., R. 13 E , Mt.
D. B. A; M. . containing 33.4S acres, and has filed
its lists for the same in tbisomoe; that tho
said lists are now open to the public for inspec-
tion and copies of the samo have been conspic-
uously posted iv this office for the inspection
by persons interested and the public generally;
protests or contests will be received by this
office within sixty days from the date of first
publication of this notloe for said tract or sub-
division of land wherein the same is claimed to
be more valuable for mineral than for agricul-
SILAS PENRY Register.
Geo. B. Cosby, Receiver.
First publication August 3, 1900. " lot
Marie Chavez, Proprietress.
TJUUUI& SPANISH MEALS AND COFFEE SERVED
/ - Custom Trade Solicited.
Everything Hrst-class and satisfac-
Factory on Water street, betweon C.
Ginocchio's residence aud Garbarini
Bros, shop, Jackson, Cal. augir-lm
BORDER, JOINER AND WORKER IN WOODS
• ' Water Street, Jackson
IS PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS OF
plain or ornamental work. Bookcases,
; Wardrobes. Commodes, etc., turned out in the
most skillful manner. Window .Screens and
Blinds made In short order. Orders from the
country attended to promptly. - •
DAILY STAGE LINE
Leaves Plymouth 6 :30 a. m.
Leaves Jackson 3:30 p. m.
| JOHN STEINER, - Proprietor
JACKSON BARGAIN STORE.
The store that never hesitates to cut prices.
iwy'lffil STORE -lI SUGKILY DIFFERENT 8M
From others you have known.
: Instead of seeing how much 'goods will bring, we try
to see how little we can sell them for.
We never offer you unworthy goods, no store could do
' it and retain your confidence. We are out for your trade
' and we are out to save you money.
\\ Did you women folks and men folks ever meet with
stronger trade pullers than these?
AUTUMN DRESS GOODS—
A good many are getting there tirst showiug now. No need to
send away any more for the new things. We havo brouirht
them to your doors and at littler prices than you over expected :
i 10 SCO.
■ SUk and wool mixed plaids, 42 inches..... 68c
Golf Plaids, all wool, 42 inches..... ............. b|c_ , :
fancy checks and plaids, 27 inches.. "... .".'".'.!'.-'.".!"!'.".".".'. i|c
> If we've got a poor one in our shelves, we don't know it If
there is a psur you may be sure, it it doesn't give you good
wear, we will make it right. Some wholesalers and makers
think we are foolish tosell such good shoes so cheaply; we know • ' '
■ bettor; we are after your dollars, and tho crowds are always
with us, our low prices do the work. C^ i.- "* y -- ;
K ]^:zA^x&^ r^ ho thiDg!ov thistim0 °^oo I
THIS IS A MAN'S STORE—' " . •
There isn't a bit of clothing a man uses that wo cannot save him T '
money in the buying of it— so fair are our methods that a boy :
can buy as cheaply as any one else— one man is as good aa an-
other in this store, and every man gets fair and square treat- • .
tuent. Of course our prices aro the lowest in town, or so many
.- men wouldn t be coming here and bringing their friends.
M t?o B«£ry8 «£ r y v ay Woret6d suit s i° four button sacks, well Worth ' ' ■'.
81J.50, to be sold at. :. «8 45 "
Men's corduroy trousers, the $2.50 kind'at ' other stores"," 'sold - ' v
here for ..:.... .. • siW
Men 's fur felt hats, black Fedora, regular "SV.So" hate, for f :.V:\" .- j»3c "
■ ; — — ' ' -'• ' -•'- '■ -" '
" : SL. Jackson Bargain Store *—..
f?1 J^lavinoviok M barker If
|| - JACKSON, CAL. |*f
biest shirt waists, skirts, belts, $ ' ~'.' : •:'■-.
"7s\ gloves, ribbons; ladies' white, tan • . 1* •.',.'
y I ■ J' ran ;.—^-— ...i j^*
•^■1 Ladies' muslin and .
•4*! ■ ■ ■ I :*
We have the most. complete assortment of i*T ;
Men's furnishing goods, dry goods, etc. i^ -
4M Dealers in General Merchandise. |i#v*i
McKINLEY AND ROOSEVELT
REPUBLICAN M ™S.
~ ~~ . _
(P'^ThS "epubllcan Candidate for Congress.
Second Congressional District, and '
a ° pu $\X£ n?rsl!tn ?r$l!ti ccie ci! or Assembly>
— WILL ADDRESS THE PEOPLE AT —
lONE - - - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5.
JACKSON - SATURDAY " 6.
SUTTER CREEK, MONDAY " 8.
By order of Republican Congressional Committee,
E. C. VOORHEIS, Chairman/
FRANK D. RYAN, Secretary.
Choice lots in this sightly Addition
for sale on terms to suit your own
• sack. Buy at once and secure the
best. This is the coming Nob Hill
W. P. Peek, Owner, Jackson,