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Daily Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - October 7, 1903, Reno, Nevada ft I JL LJ JL VOL RENO NEVADA WEDNESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 7 1903 No 2 STREET CAR LINE FRANCHISE GRANTED BY CITY COUNCIL Gets Coveted Plum Council Has About De- to Fire Bond A franchise for a street line in this city was granted by Council last ing subject to the approval of the qualified voters at special election to bo held Tuesday November 10th The company receiving this franchise is made up of J B O'Sullivan John Sunderland and Oscar J The first business of the City cil upon convening last evening a mandate to the Chief of Police to have the staircase in the alley be- tween the Bank of Nevada and the Diamond saloon removed Immediately and the alley cleaned of all coal boxes and other obstructions The matter of fire bonds was then taken up and while no definite sions were reached it was the sense of the Council that the issue should be for The bonds to run for twenty years and bear interest at the rate of nve per cent redeemable at any time after five years at the option of the city City Attorney Williams was in- to draw up a resolution wilth these points as the main feature The resolution will be considered this Ing and probably reach a final passage The matter of a street car line chise was then taken up and the lution thoroughly discussed and ed granting J B O'Sullivan John Sunderland and Oscar J i Smith the right to operate a street car line over the principal streets of the city The full text of the resolution will be published m The Journal tomorrow morning The franchise is for forty years Live Stock Remedies Pasteur Vaccine Co Ld Pasteur Vaccine Co Ld Anthrax Vaccine Anthrax Vaccine es Pasteur Single Blackleg cine Pasteur Double leg Vaccine Pasteur leg Vaccinating Syringe out- flt Single cord form of Vaccine Double cord form of Out fits The Cann Drug Co Leading Druggists City Council has practically settled upon as the amount JL of the fire department bonds to be Voted for At its session last evening a franchise for an electric street car line was granted to Messrs O'Sullivan Sunderland and Smith The fare is to be not over five cents in the city limits Two per cent of the gross receipts go to the city Every protection is taken to assure the safety of the public The wires are to be stretched after the latest im- proved methods so as to guard against fire or the loss of life The line shall be constructed to the city limits of Fourth street by the 1st day of October 1904 The Council then recessed until this evening COMMISSIONERS WILL ACT The Board Will Consider Street Car Franchise Next Monday At a meeting of the County Board of Commissioners held yesterday car J Smith tin behalf of himself and associates requested that a franchise be granted them to construct and op- Aerate a street car line from tire city limits to Bast Reno The Board considered the matter carefully but decided not to act ily in the matter and deferred final consideration until next Monday OFFICERS ACCUSED Governor Peabody Says Erring Ones Will Be Courtmartialed Special to The Journ DENVER Oct a statement given out by Governor Peabody he says that sensational charges will be made against militia officers the accused will be courtmartialed It lis alleged in unofficial circles that practically all the high officers with the troops at Cripple Creek are in- in the scandals Padded rolls and waste of State funds are some of the misdeeds alleged A STRAINED FEELING FUif LITTLE LAST NIGHT Thirty Cents Worth of Property De- and Sixty Cents Worth of Amusement Afforded by a Fire this city for its reception to the An- cient and Honorable Artillery Com- pany of Boston and the Honorable Ar- tillery Company of London with the other organizations expected as guests tomorrow Besides the Boston and London companies the invited guests Include the Minute Men of ton D C Newport Artillery Com- pany Governor's Foot Guards of ford Providence Light Infantry and the Richmond Blues of Richmond Va JEhe visitors will be met by the Old Guard in fall uniform and escorted to the where they will be quartered during their stay in the metropolis The program of ment provides for a banquet at Sherry's tomorrow evening and auto- mobile tour of the city on Thursday But No Trouble Feared Over tion of Manchuria Special to The Oct 8th the day for the evacuation of by Russia is at hand and the tension in Japan grows hourly lar feeling Is at high pressure The army and navy are ready for any emergency The officials speak fully but continue preparations i Father of the Force Special to The I SAN FRANCISCO Oct 6 of Detectives Ben Bowen who has been on the police force since 1861 i died tonight When Box 5 sounded its alarm last night half the population of the city rushed pellmell to the scene of the fire It was an industrious little blaze and for ten minutes it hung on to with tooth and toe nail The fire was in a very small building at the rear of a tumble down row of shanties disgracing the principal thoroughfare in the city To be more accurate it behind the People's restaurant Lots of people wanted to see the hovels burn up and shouted encouragingly to the blaze which was doing the best it could As usual hose wagon arrived on the scene before the ponderous steamer and Driver Acree ran to the box Hose was stretched down Second street and up the alley to the fire As the steamer reached the corner of Virginia street and Commercial Row it was baited and attachment was made to the plug There was a delay of some length until the hose wagon could return from where it had strung hose and lay another line Meanwhile the fire had assumed such that it required two whole buckets of water to put it out By this time the department was in action and the embers were cooled off By the way the hydrant pressure was indicated on the steamer as fifteen pounds while the engine ran it up to 160 pounds Read the Signs Special to The GLASGOW Oct addressed six thousand enthusiastic people on the tariff question tonight He declares the signs point toward the decline of the empire unless tariff is changed and to make a strong plea for protection AS an American Farmer Special to The Ga Oct Thomas Lip ton has bought one thousand acres of land near here He proposes to fruit and vegetables for the lish market CARTER AND WALCOTT They Will Meet in the Fistic Arena This Evening Special to The BOSTON Mass Oct a series of hitches and delays the seem bright for a meeting here tonight between Joe Walcott and Kid Carter The two are down for a teen round mill under the auspices of the Criterion Athletic club It will be the first time in a long while that Walcott has gone against a first-class fighter and the result is awaited with much interest Carter have a big advantage in weight but the admirers of the colored boy are confident that the latter's well known skill and hitting powers will more than offset this advantage THE GREAT GAME Coast Artillery Team Versus sity of Nevada 1 Dr Steckle has the Varsity eleven licked into shape and will put on the field a boss aggregation next Saturday The team work is de- up to -a nicety now and will be the feature of the Nevada work next Saturday instead of the ual plays that characterized the game with the Alumni The Coast Artillery Football team is from Fort Baker and is made up of big men all of whom are skilled in the game They will play both of the big California Universities this season Grand Opening E J McCormick will give a grand opening at the Diamond saloon day evening of this week Mr Cormick is having the saloon fitted up in splendid style and is making ex- tensive improvements to the building You are invited to the opening Mr McCormick and his able lieutenants Frank G Jenkins and Frank J I mons will serve all guests with the best to be had in liquids as veil as an excellent lunch ST THE SHOP SITE Considerable Building Is Now V Going on and the Indications Are That East Reno Will Lose Its Individuality Before Long Death of Noted Man Gotham Ready for the Ancients Special to The Journal I Spei ial to The BUFFALO Oct NEW YORK Oct master General died tonight been completed by the Old Guard of Wreckage from Beowawe The wrecked cars fiom the Beowawe disaster passed west through Reno last evening One of the passenger coaches so completely demolished that sections of it were loaded on flat cars other damaged cars went through on their own trucks but it was evidenced that they suffered con- In the smashup A representative of The Journal visited East Reno yesterday and as all who run out there are was greatly impressed with the activities dis- played The round house is now assuming proportions that give the spectator more idea of its gigantic size than could have been gathered from the foundation before work began upon the superstructure To say that it is over a quarter of a mile around the walls is not to give the adequate idea that a glimpse of the walls really conveys Engineer Barclay is making splendid progress with the work there despite the great difficulty he had in securing enough men The laborers and skilled are constructing round house that has both architectural beauty and the permanency of ages Work upon the shops has not yet begun and little will be done on them before spring The shops will be GOO feet long and 150 feet wide There will be about five of buildings in addition to smaller structures From what can be learned and the Southern Pacific company has never been famed as a gossip the shops will be largely constructive as well as for repair work and will employ probably 1500 men All the way out Fourth street and its continuation to the site of the shops building activities cue displayed on hand the structures for business and residence purposes on the new town tracts are very flimsy and apparently temporary they will doubtless be succeeded by better ings A number of handsome and able homes are being built close to the city limits at the cast end Now that it is very nearly a settled fact that there will be an electric street car line lunning through the suburbs by next summer there will doubtless be a large number of con- let within the next few days for dwellings along the car line This in a very few months a year at least will result in a double row of dences between city and its suburb CHILD TO HAVE BEEN Little Son of Mr and Mrs Joe Lacarte Traced to English Mill Ditch and Search for Body Be- gun Which Is Not Yet Found There is every evidence that a child fell into the English Mill ditch in this city yesterday afternoon was drowned The child's name was Joseph carte son of Mr and Mrs M Lacarte of Winter street It was five years of age At 4 o'clock he was missed by mother and inquiry was made the neighbors without any being gained of thp whereabouts of the missing one An hour or two passed and the were notified and parties of bors set out to search for the boy What are believed to be his prints were traced to the bank of the English Mill ditch This is a body of a couple of feet deep and flows in a strong current It has already claimed several victims Hany Gill closed down the gate and with a party of men set out to search the ditch It was followed from the probable scene of the ing to Fourth but 110 trace of the child could be obtained The party then went down to English and began to search stream At 1 o'clock no further news could be obtained There is a waste flume running to UIP river and is a possibility that the body was ried through it in which it may not be found for some time MONDAY OCTOBER 12tH We will open the NEW Only Four More Business Days in the Old Store Ladies SKirts Walking Lengths Strong values at worth Strong values at worth Strong values at worth Special Value in Zibeline Skirts You have a choice of Gray Oxford Green Blue and Brown Worth one-third more Price 237 Hosiery Items CHILDREN'S RIBBED elastic kind CHILDREN'S RIBBED Pony Brand are best LADIES BLACK ribbed PRICE LADIES FINE BLACK ent lines your choice at fast black extra value 231 Virginia St Upstairs MEN'S FINE solid black or tan MEN'S FANCY have a choice of 20 different lines PRICE Domestics Values TURKISH size worth ery bit of OUR PRICE SOFT FLUFFY solid colors per yard STRIPED kind OU RPRICE with ton PRICE Telephone Blank Locatio NOTICES this Office Begs to announce the opening t 4 on July 1 1903 of its i Savings Books will be issued for deposits of and upwards Great Sale The one dollar kid glove sale at yesterday resulted in the store thronged all day About two hundred pairs were sold this be- ing probably the largest kid glove sale that ever took place in Reno in one day Wants to Stay in Reno The finances or the Keno men's club will I not enable them to place Pi of Ci on the ary list t as instructor Cor the club but the Professor desires to remain in Reno and tho boys who have been physical cultui e under him wish to keep him here Tho gays he remain he secure a position as collector or hotel clerk EYES EXAMINED FREE BEFORE BUYING DIAMONDS WATCHES JEWELRY CUT GLASS SILVERWARE sure and call on us and you find our prices are the lowest GOLDEN JEWELRY STORE Second Virginia Sts Are You Thinking of Why not get Footwear with a We make a specialty of standard advertised goods and our rapidly in- creasing business shows the wisdom of selling such shoes although our profits are small We expect to open our new store about OCTOBER 15th with the largest and best stock in Reno There are still many shoes In store that we don't want to move and we have cut the prices In two on these goods It will be money saved for you if you see anything you want v 17 West Second Street Telephone Black 243
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