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tise in the Ledger.
Established October 27, 1855.
Notice to Voters !
Jackson, Cal., Nov. Und, 1910.
To the Electors
of Amador County :—
Owing to the great amount of work
n my offices incident to the three
elections thia year, to wit :— The pri
mary, tne high school, and general
elections, I have found it utterly im
possible to give these matters my per
sonal attention they demand and which
in my opinion they deserve, and also
make a canvass for the office to which
I seek re-election.
I si ncerly trust the voters will
understand and appreciate [; my posi
tion; never before in this county, has
the clerk'B office been required to
handle three olections in less than
three months; |by long hours and
j hard work will be able to discharge
these additional duties without asking
the supervisors for extra help, which
to the taxpayers will be some saving.
I appreciate the splendid vote giv?n
me by the people of Amador county at
the recent primary election and take
this opportunity to thank them there
for and to assure them that I have
tried hard to merit their confidence.
To every man who votes for me on
November Bth, I shall indeed be grate
JOHN R. HUBERTFY,
County Clerk & Auditor.
VTrM- O. SNYDKB,
Office in Marelia Building, Court street.
Will practice In all the courts of the state, fe
T" AW T. KKKITAS
Specialtv — Commercial law and colec-
Credit attorney Stockton Retail Mer-
Suit No 210, Savings & Loan Bank Bidg
oci , STOCKTON. CAL.
"EV E. KSDICOTT, M. D. ... .•■»..•■
Physician aud Surgeon
office: Webb building. AH calls promptly
attended to at all times
T\K. A. 31. UAIX
Pliyxlciau and Surgeon
ORlce in Marelia building. Main Street
|\U. BLAKE FRANKLIN
PHYSICIAN and SUKGEON'
Office Kay Building j 2 to 4 p. m.
Hours: | 7 to 8 p. in.
Residence: 54 Water street.
Telephone— Office, Black 243.
TTVIt. L. «. LYNCH
Physician and Surgeon
•p n j Office, Main 26
Residence, Mutn 27
Amador CUy, Cai.
T> V, WALKER, M. D.
Practice limited to diseases of
EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT
STOCKTON, UAL. Iy3l
Offlce Hours ' Telephones
I) to 12 a. m. omen, Main 167
■•'.SO to 4.30 i', M. Kesidonue Main 107
BARTON J. POWELL, M. D.
Eye, Kar, Noao aud Throat
Ptayslciuns Uulldtng Stockton, Calif.
Dr. Wm. Ellery Briggs
Dr. Geo. A. Briggs
EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT
Hours— o to 12 a. m. 1005 X St.
1.30 to 1 p. m. SACRAMENTO
|\U. JOHN A. DELUCCMI
SUTTEIt CREEK, CAL.
Orrics Hodbs:— From 8 a m. to 5 p. m
j-) It'll Altl> WKltli
United States Commissioner
Will attend to Homestead and other tilings;
taking of lluul proofs and all otbur Land
Ueedx aud other legal dooument« drawn up.
-I AS. JAY WRIGHT
Si-mi -lit*r "1 Korordu, t'ouveyiturer, Ktu
orace-Si>uKUOll Building. Court House (Square,
Archie S. Moohe
Teacher of Ilarmooy
Violin, Mandolin, Cornet and all brass
Instruments. Piano tuning a specialty
37 Broadway, Juck«on
JACKSON. AMADOU COUNTY. CALIFORNIA, JARIDAV. NOVEMBER 4, I9i(\
Local Happenings About
Amiel Lucot and family have moved
from the old Hoffman residence on the
Sutter road into the dwelling owned
by C. M. Kelly at the corner of Court
and Church streets.
A meeting was held in Volcano
Tuesday evening to boost the high
school proposition. A strong delega
tion of ladies and men from Jackson
attended to help along the cause.
Beautiful long coats now on exhibi
tion at McGarv's.
A mild case of diptheria developed
in the family of T. J. Burrow. ■'•
Mrs Miles has moved her real es
tate office to a suite of rooms on the
second floor of the Webb building.
Miss Rose Stasal returned home on
Thursday of last week, after an ab
sence of four months in Seattle and
Mrs Gregory and her mother, Mrs
Hosmer, left for Berkeley Tuesday
Wm. Tarn has been in Volcano for
the past two weeks, for the benefit of
his health. The change seem* to have
helped him considerably.
J. E . Wilson. Dentist. Hours 9a.
m. to 5 p. m. Phone— OtHce, Main
75: residence, black 394: Jackson.
At the Methodist Episcopal church,
the mornine: subject Sunday at 11
o'clock will be "Captivity of
Thought," and the evening subject
will at 7 :30 will be on "The Power of
Jos. Gluckfeld, of the Red Front, is
in San Francisco, purchasing fall and
Primary Law Has
Many Freak Results
The primary election played many
curious antics. When a man is nomij
nated on the ticket by the majority
votes of any party having a place on
the ballot, there is no way of getting
his name off the printed ballot. It
may be he is not in sympathy with
the doctrines of the party whose nomi
nation he receives, without any seek
ing on his part, nevertheless he must
stay with it. This is apt to give birth
to wrong views concerning the candi
date. For instance, Grove L. Johnson
was a candidate at the primaries for
assemblyman. He was defeated by
Charles A. Bliss, who is the regular
republican candidate. But Johnson
received one vote on the prohibition
ticket, and was thereby made the pro
hibition candidate for that office. He
is not and never was a prohibitionist,
but he cannot get off the ticket.
In this county, similar pranks were
played by the primary law.
U S Gregory received the socialist nom
ination for sheriff by a lone vote. His
name will go on the ballot as the
nominee of that party for sheriff as
well as the democratic nominee. His
republican nominee, John S. Davis
received a vote or two on the prohibi
tion ticket, and was made the nominee
of that party for sheriff, without any
seeking on his part. He is not a pro
hibitionist, but a republican out and
out. His name must therefore appear
on the ballot as the regular nominee of
that party, which nomination he was
not seeking, as well as the republican
nominee, which honor he was seeking.
We make this explanation to avoid
any misunderstanding. These scatter
ing nomination have no bearing what
ever upon the sentiments of the parties
Showing at Primary
The official figures of the primary
election are to hand. They show a
surprising vote on the state senator
ship in this district, Howard, the re
publican candidate, running clean away
from Caminetti, his democratic oppo
nent. It is reported that the labor
classes are fighting Caminetti, and the
vote shows that something is adrift.
The figures are as follows;
Amador • 595 567
El Dorada • -293 586
Calaveras • • 375 862
Mono -.. 42 107
Alpine ... 3 51
Totals • • 1308 2173
Struck Wrong A/lan
Last Saturday night, while the
democratic rally Was in progress, a
man considerably under the influence
of liquor, persisted in annoying many
people in the crowd which had as
sembled to listen to the speakers, by
begging money and abusing all whore
fused him. The fellow asked one man
too many, and before he knew it, city
marshal Sanguinetti had him on his
way to the lockup, where he spent the
night reflecting on his ill fortcne.
Next morning the city marshal es
corted the man who could give no
place of residence to the city limits,
and after a warning bid him an adieu.
Another deaf and dumb grafter ' was
given the same send-off by our city
marshal the same day.
KILLED IN MINE
Victim of Fatal Accident
.-. /.--.Leaves Family to
A fatal accident occurred in the
South Eureka mine on Friday night
last. Shaft repairing is in progress at
the mine. At the time of the fatality,
Nick Glavinich and a number of others
were working in ths - shaft, Glavinich
being one of the crew employed
at a point 90 feet below the 2500
level. About nine o'clock a big
block of timber, such as is used in
shaft work, got loose, and fell down
the shaft. How it came to fall we
are unable to say. The block struck
Glavinich in the head, knocking him
down the shaft. He fell about 150
feet. The fall must have killed him
almost instantly. The body was badly
mangled on one side. Coroner Potter
held an inquest the followng day, the
jury -finding a verdict of accidental
death. The funeral was held last
Monday, under the auspices of the
Austrian Benevolent Society, of which
lodge the deceased has long been a
member. The remains were buried
in the Catholic cemetery. Rev. Father
Gleeson officiating. . .-, ' ■•-.■• • •'
The deceased was 48 years of age,
and a native of Austria. He had
been a resident of this county for
about 20 years, employed most of the
time in the mines of this vicinity.
He leaves a wife and three children,
also a brother and other relatives.
His family are residing in Newman
ville, this city.
City Fathers Clean Up
All Work for Past .
The board of trustees of Jackson
met November 30, V S Garbarini,
presiding, and all members present.
Monthly reports of marshal, re
corder, sexton, treasurer and clerk
were read and approved.
The following demands against the
city of Jackson were ordered paid.
H A Clark, team hire - - $9 00
SPhear, 2 50
CGibbert " • • - 4 50
C Goodal, labor ■ - 5 00
J Craze, " • • - -26 25
M Milovich, " - - - - 125
A Scatena " • • - 30 00
D Donovan, " ' - - - 500
ES Petois, " 16 50
J Forahay, labor & sup., • 14 10
V Giovannoni, & Co., sup • 8 50
F W Ruhser, sup - - 10 85
Garbarini Bros, blacksmithing - 19 35
C Marelia, rent - • - 600
C Richtmyer, water • - 11 70
AEL & P Co, lights - - 110 00
W G Thompson, reed fees • 600
Podesta & Taylor, water for sts 137 50
Salaries were ordered paid as fol
Frank V Sanguinetti, marshal etc.,
$75; RC Bole, city atty., $25; J S
Garbarini, fire chief, $10; E 8 Petois,
sexton, $50; C M Kelley, clerk, $40.
Jos Ratto asked to have the skating
rink license reduced.
X Ball was granted permission to
conduct a turkey shooting on Nov 20.
Ladies' improvement club was
granted permission to build bonfires
on Main street Nov 4.
F W Ruhser appeared before the
board in relation to reducing the
license on counter machines, and the
matter was taken under advißement.
Communication from Pac.Tfil & Co
read, and laid over to next meeting.
Communication from Pacific Munici
palities read and tiled.
Adjourned to meet December 1.
ally Greeted Along
The meetings of the republican
county candidates were opened at Dry
town last Thursday, October 27th,
and reports are circulated that the
opening night was one of the most
enthusiastic that the town has ever
The party, after bushwacking in the
lower part of the county all day Fri
day, again assembled at Buena Vista
where another rousing reception was
tendered the candidates.
On Saturday evening Hon. G. F.
McNoble of Stockton, was present
with the party at lone, and spoke on
state and national issues. The meet
ing at lone, as were the two previous
meetings, all that could be expected.
Most of the party returned to their
homes on Sunday and had a day of rest
with their families, starting out on
Monday morning to visit Plymouth
A rousing meeting was held at Ply
mouth on Monday night, and each of
the candidates report full satisfaction
with tne general outlook in that loca
On Wednesday evening Volcano did
herself credit to the republican party.
Nothing more in the way of a recep
tion could have been expected, and
the applause greeting each candidate
as he was introduced, was stimulant
enough for the weakest speaker to do
himself full credit, in explaining the
many necessities and the stern qualifi
cations which are required by the
Pine Grove was reached •on Thurs
day night, and here another large and
enthusiastic audience was faced. This
district is now claimed by the republi
can party and next Tuesday will
verify the report we feel sure.
..." To night will start the real fight for
Honors and offices, as the aspirants
have the honor of addressing ' the
citizens of Amador and an exceptional
ly large turnout is expected.
This is the home John S. Davis, the
republican candidate for sheriff, and
it is claimed he will carry his town by
a big vote.
LICENSE ISSUE WARM
Attempt to Mislead Voters
in Explaining Case
The chief burden of the speeches of
U. S. Gregory and C. P. Vicini
throughout the county has been to
clear themselves in the matter of the
uncollected licenses and free licenses
to John Ratto. The fallacy of the
arguments resorted to in the effort to
befog the people on this issue needs to
be shown. In defense of Kattto's
freedom from contributing anything
toward the support of the county
government these advocates of non
payment claim that Ratto is a poor
man, and unable to pay a county
license. The comparison was made
with the poor man trying to keep out
of the poorhouse by peddling trinkets
on the street. Ratto was held up as a
subject of sympathy, unable to make
a living except by bumming on the
taxpayers. This is anything but com
plimentary to Ratto.
The truth is Ratto is a young man,
single and able-bodied. He pays a
city license for conducting his show in
Jackson— pays it because the city
authorities— unlike the county mana
gers—insist upon his contributing his
share for the governmental protection
afforded him. He is well able to pay,
because he has done a thriving busi
ness---as good a busines as any one in
Jackson. If he can pay here he can
pay the county license for show
ing in Sutter Creek also. If he is not
doing a paying business there, why
not quit, and let some one else try. If
he is doing a paying business on the
outside, the poverty plea, miserable as
it is, will not hold. He is not dependent
upon the outside show business, with
its shirked license, for a living, but
upon the Jackson business, where he
has to pay a license. The truth is,
the basis of the free license is politi
cal, and nothing else.
Mrs W. P. Peek is guttering from
an attack oi pneumonia, and Miss
Cassela, a trained nurse, is attending
her. She is in a critical condition.
Closed Out Business
R. S. Bierce, who has been conduct
ing an exclusively shoe store in Jack
son for several years, in the front of
Love's hall, has closed out his busi
ness, and intends to leave with his
family for other parts. He has been
negotiating to form a partnership in
the shoe repairing line, with improved
machinery. The stock of Regal shoes
which he carried for sale on commis
sion, was packed up and shipped back
to the factory. The other stock, we
are informed, was assigned to the
creditors. The vacated premises may
be occupied by T. J. Burrows, the
manager of the electric light company,
and be fixed up for the sale of
electric supplies, etc.
Johnson Succeeds In
Taking Life By
Oscar Johnson, a Swede employed at
various mines about Jackson, who at
tempted suicide on Wednesday night of
last week, and was only fustrated in
his act by the timely arrival of several
men who heard his moans after he
had slashed his throat and windpipe,
Johnson wandered away from the
county hospital, to which institution
he was committed after his first act
upon his own life, and was successful
ly treated by Dr. A. M. Gall, who
sewed up the ugly gashes which were
Nothing more was seen or heard
about him. until Harry Richards and
Dick Penrose found some clothing on
a small raft of the Argonaut Mine
reservoir, and they immediately re
ported the facts to the authorities in
Jackson. An investigation found that
the clothes belonged to Oscar John
son, the man who had secretly left
the county home.
Several men were dispatched to the
scene with grappling irons.
Constable Laverone and John Gar
barini dragged the reservoir as well as
the imperfect implements at their com
mand would allow. The water is 15
feet deep in the center, and there was
no boat available, so that the groping
for the body wus unsatisfacatory and
The general feoling is that a human
body is concealec by the water. Some
think that the supposed victim tried to
create the impression of suicide, and
has decamped. His full clothing was
not left, only hat and coat— the latter
saturated with blood from the gashed
throat, and the hat recognized by con
stable Laverone as the one he had
given him when taken to the hospital.
The water for the supply of Jackson
for domestic purposes comes through
the Argonaut reservoir, and this im
parts a serious phase to the matter.
The district attorney, who was away
on a campaign tour, was notified, and
arrived Wednesday. The matter of
draining the reservoir was mentioned
as the most satisfactory solution, but
the question of who should bear the
cost proved a bone of contention. It
would necessitate a shut down of the
Argonaut hoist, which is operated by
water power, for two or three days, at
a loss of several hundred dollars. The
company was in no way to blame, and
should not bear the loss, the officials
contended. On the other band the
county and city authorities were averse
to making it a public charge.
Yesterday, by means of a glass ap
paratus to see through the water, an
effort was made to locate the body, but
without success, the sun being too low.
Anotner effort will be made to-day.
If it fails, the emptying of the reser
voir will be imperative.
The people of Jackson are uneasy.
Hdyrant water is discarded for domes
tic purposes, and the wells are being
resorted to in the emergency. The sit
uation is becoming acute.
Jordan Visits City
Frank A. Jordan and wife paid
Jackson a visit on Thursday last, en
route from Sonora to Sacramento.
They spent the night at the county
seat, and Mr Jordan proceeded to hand
out stock certificates fur shares to
the Society of Good Friends, and or
ganization that has a membership of
over 60,000 at the present time. Jor
dan is candidate for secretary of state
on the republican ticket.
For buggies, farming implements,
etc., go to McCall & McCall, Stockton.
P'pi your billheads,
tfetraratcnds/ etc., printed at
the Ledger for less than you
can buy blank stock for else-
Five Cents Per Copy.
Entire County In Sym
pathy With the
The campaign that is now being
waged throughout the county in the
interest of tne high school movement
is meeting with encouragement in all
Hections, and there is no doubt enter
tained of the success of the proposi
tion at the forthcoming special elec
tion. Enthusiastic meetings have been
held in Drytown, Plymouth, Oleta,
Voclano and Pine Grove, and the cam
paign will close in Jackson, to-night,
at the grand rally to be held under the
auspices of the High School Boosters'
Club of Jackson. Plans are also under
way for a meeting in Amador City
Sunday night, as Professor Green
halgh does not v/ish to leave out any
part of the county in his campaign of
education. The meeting scheduled for
Amador City was cancelled owing to
the quarantine against scarlet fever,
but as this, embargo has been lifted,
it is desired to give the people of that
city an opportunity to listen to the
I arguments in favor of the high school.
Especial interest in the movement
has been manifested in the "astern
section of the county, where largely
attended meetings were held, on Tues
day night in Volcano, and at Pine
Grove the following evening. The
citizens of Volcano turned out en
masse Tuesday evening to listen to
the speakers whom Mr Greenhalgh
had enlisted to assist him in his work.
The Cook band rendered assistance by
the rendition of stirring and appro
priate selections before and during
the meeting ; the school children at
tended in a body, and aroused enthus
iasm of the assemhly by their stirring
rally song and rally yell. The meet
Contiuued on Last Page
typed Addresses Be
fore Fair Crowds
We last week published a portion of
the talk indulged in at the initial meet
ing of the democratic local candidates
in Buena Vista on Tuesday of last
week. A representative of the Ledger
was there for the purpose of taking
notes. It has been the practice of
some of the local orators of democracy
to pour out their pent— up vials of
wrath against the Ledger on such oc
casions, and we simply wanted to get
a line on the tunes to be sung for the
edification of the voters, but not be
cause we cared a snap for abuse usual
ly showered at such times. ; The
speakers, however, were not anxious
for publicity along the customary
path, and kept fairly within the limits
of legitimate discussion on this pro
position, however foolish the speakers
were in other respects.
On Friday night the same candidates
were at Pine Grove. Tne candidates
had started for the meeting place- be
fore the Ledger was issued, but the
papers reached the Grove by the regu
lar mail that evening. The Ledger
was never in such demand in the little
village as that evening. In a business
place the candidates were gathered,
with a number of residents of the
vicinity. They were divided into
several groups of half a dozen or so
each. Each group was excitedly por
ing over a copy of the Ledger, and
discussing its contents, the discussion
at times waxing vehement and stormy.
It was one of the must amusing scenes
witnessed in local politics for years.
The reporter for the Ledger was
present at the Pine Grove meeting, to
the amazement of the candidates.
Some of them seemed to think that it
was an ret of outrage for a local re
porter to dare to report their speeches
or to be present at all in a reportorial
capactiy. However, the speeches were
toned down in several respects from
the previous night. Some of the silly
stuff was cut out.
Gregory informed his hearers that
they would not need to bother them
selves for any other democratic candi
date for sheriff as long as he lived,
for, he tearfully sobbed, "I want to
stay with you forever, or until I die,
and then I want to be buried beneath
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