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Daily Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - October 7, 1903, Reno, Nevada ft I JL .LJ. JL U_l_ld. VOL. L30. RENO, NEVADA, WEDNESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 7 1903. No. 2 STREET CAR LINE FRANCHISE GRANTED BY CITY COUNCIL TheO'SuJlivanCo. Gets Coveted Plum Council Has About De- cided to Fire Bond A franchise for a street line in this city was granted by Council last even- 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 Coun- 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 conclu- 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- structed to draw up a resolution wilth these points as the main feature. The resolution will be considered this even- Ing and probably reach a final passage. The matter of a street car line fran- chise was then taken up and the reso- lution thoroughly discussed and pass- 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. Pas- tfeur Anthrax Vaccine. Pas- teur Anthrax Vaccine syring- es. Pasteur Single Blackleg Vac- cine. Pasteur Double Black- leg Vaccine. Pasteur Black- leg Vaccinating Syringe out- flt. Single Blacklegine (cord form of Vaccine.) Double Blacklegine (cord form of Blacklegine 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, Os- 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 hast- 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 -1] DENVER, Oct. a statement given out by Governor Peabody, he says that sensational charges will be made against militia officers and'that 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- volved in the scandals. Padded pay- rolls and waste of State funds are some of the misdeeds alleged. A STRAINED FEELING tEffll FUif LITTLE LAST NIGHT Thirty Cents Worth of Property De- stroyed 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 Washing- ton, D. C., Newport Artillery Com- pany, Governor's Foot Guards of Hart- 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 "Waldorf-Astoria, 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 Evacua- tion of Manchuria Special to The Journal] YOKOHOMA, Oct. 8th, the day for the evacuation of Man- churia by Russia, is at hand and the tension in Japan grows hourly. Popu- lar feeling Is at high pressure. The army and navy are ready for any emergency. The officials speak hope- fully, but continue preparations -------------------------o------------------------- i Father of the Force Special to The Journal] 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 -existence 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 -was 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, jthe 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 pioportions 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 dlials as fifteen pounds, while the engine ran it up to 160 pounds. Read the Signs Special to The Journal] 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 policj is changed and to make a strong plea for protection. AS an American Farmer Special to The Journal] A'ltANTA, Ga., Oct. Thomas Lip ton has bought one thousand acres of land near here. He proposes to fruit and vegetables for the Eng- lish market CARTER AND WALCOTT They Will Meet in the Fistic Arena This Evening Special to The Journal] BOSTON, Mass, Oct. a series of hitches and delays the pros- pects seem bright for a meeting here tonight between Joe Walcott and Kid Carter. The two are down for a fif- 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 wiill have a big advantage in weight, but the admirers of the colored boy are confident that the latter's well known skill and hard- hitting powers will more than offset this advantage. THE GREAT GAME Coast Artillery Team Versus Univer- sity of Nevada 1 Dr. Steckle has the Varsity eleven licked into splendiid shape and will put on the field a boss aggregation next Saturday. The team work is de- veloped up to -a nicety now and will be the feature of the Nevada work next Saturday instead of the individ- 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 Satur- day evening of this week. Mr. Mc- 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. Sim- I mons, will serve all guests with the best to be had in liquids as veil as an excellent lunch KTIKIllES 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 Journal! BUFFALO, Oct. Post-j NEW YORK, Oct. master General Blssell 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. Ihe other damaged cars went through on their own trucks, but it was evidenced that they suffered con- siderably 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 aitisans 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 these__ 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 evpry hand. Whdle 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 build- ings. A number of handsome and comfoit- 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 builddng con- .trncts 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 resi- dences between thr> city and its pros- pective suburb CHILD BELIEVE! 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 little- child fell into the English Mill ditch in this city yesterday afternoon and! was drowned. The child's name was Joseph La- 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 hls> mother and inquiry was made among- the neighbors without any knowledge- being gained of thp whereabouts of the missing one An hour or two passed and the po- liice were notified and parties of neigh- bors set out to search for the boy. What are believed to be his foot- prints were traced to the bank of the English Mill ditch. This is a body of watoi a couple of feet deep and flows in a strong current. It has already claimed several victims. Hany Gill closed down the head- gate and with a party of men set out to search the ditch. It was followed from the probable scene of the drown- ing to Fourth .stippt, but 110 trace of the child could be obtained. The party then went down to thfr English miill and began to search the- stream. At 1 o'clock no further news could be obtained. There is a waste flume running to UIP river and there- is a possibility that the body was car- ried through it, in which it may not be found for some time. MONDAY OCTOBER 12tH We will open the NEW STOPfc. 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. 10c. CHILDREN'S RIBBED "Pony Brand" are best. 25c. LADIES' BLACK ribbed PRICE 25c. LADIES' FINE BLACK differ- ent lines, your choice at 25c. NlEN'S fast black, extra value 231 Virginia St Upstairs MEN'S FINE solid black, or tan shades.'PRI'CE 25c. MEN'S FANCY have a choice of 20 different lines. PRICE 25c. Domestics Values TURKISH size, worth ev- ery bit of OUR PRICE 10c. SOFT FLUFFY solid colors, 10c per yard. STRIPED kind. OU RPRICE 10c. with soft-white cot- 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 Fraley's, yesterday resulted in the store being- 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 Wheel- men's club will I not :it prespnt enable' them, to place Pi of. Ci islol on the sal- ary list t as instructor Cor the club, but the Professor desires to remain in Reno and tho boys who have been. studying- physical cultui e under him wish to keep him here Tho Professor- gays he remain he -can 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 w'ill find our prices are the lowest. GOLDEN JEWELRY STORE -Cor. Second Virginia Sts. Are You Thinking of Why not get .Footwear with a reputa- tion? 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 our.present 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 Cleator's 17 West Second Street Telephone Black 243 .NFWSPAPFRf nFWSPAPFRf
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