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Weekly Reno Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1884, Reno, Nevada VOL 8 RENO WASHOE COUNTY NEVADA THURSDAY JANUARY 24 1884 NO 40 Reno Weekly GAzette EVERY THURSDAY BY R L FULTON PROPRIETOR ALLEN C BUSINESS MANAGER KATES OF one by one by 2 50 Bv currier per week to all parts of KATKS OF n Weekly one square Includes both legal and cial work NOTES THE MKXUJASf No apparent was made in Mexican treaty yesterday though the Senate donated nearly four hours to it friends are much less confident of its tion than earlier in the week A division of opinion is found to be upon neither sectional political nor economic lines Free traders and protectionist southern northern and eastern Senators Democrats and Republicans are found on both sides The south with the tion of was expected to be nearly unanimous in favor of it but the estimates aie not well founded It that nearly one-half of the southern Senators have expressed either open opposition or strong doubts of its utility They say it opens no market to southern as neither meats flour nor cotton products can be ex ported to Mexico Under its provisions said by one southern to be the chief export to Mexico and the Oil Company is the chief beneficiary THE This is the record of the National Nominating Convention of the Re- publican since its ISoli Philadelphia Fremont and Dayton 1860 Chicago coln and Hanilin 1804 Baltimore Lincoln and Johnson Chicago Grant and phia Grant and Wilson Hayes and Wheeler 1880 Chicago and Arthur Honest Old Abe was the first to receive the the Government the hands of the Democracy He was Buchanan's successor and took his seat March 4 and served until he was assassinated by Booth at the beginning of his ond term Andrew Johnson qualified and took his sent on the of General Grant re- in 1869 and served until 1873 when Rutherford B Hayes came to the front and served until relieved by Genera who filled the chair until Guiteau made it possible for Arthur to take the helm Many of our leading chemists de- clare German mineral waters most of which are artificial are injurious to health We call Congress to inhibit the of German mineral waters In the States of California and Nevada we natural eral waters sufficient to supply the world Why then pay tribute to Germany for something that we have at our doors better and more healthful than the imported Will oui people never pet over the idea that a foreign article has more merit than a home production because it is imported from Let the American hog be A Reno editor in writing the obituary of a prominent citizen of that place finished bis article with the following pathetic Ho heard the angels calling him From that celestial shore He Hopped his wings and away he went To make one angel more The above is simply a steamboat This climate is so healthy that no prominent citizen has been for a year How many young men has the government sent to the Albany penitentiary for life for robbing the the United States who were no more guilty than young Hawley and What will the ment do in their The special detective usually so ambitious seems not to be unwell and the United States District Attorney does not seem to be taking a very lively interest in the matter It is said that Hon Thomas Wells of will be a date for Congress It will be a pretty hard matter however for him to county XOT The Commissioner on claims day distributed 300 bills to These bills are from one to one hundred years old and in- volve claims from to The of the Captain of the sel for was adversely acted upon a vessel owned by Cornelius was wrecked and several hundred sengers adrift on the island of Margarita coast of California The Meteor took the to Sun Francisco and claims are now made against the Government for the care of the passengers John F Shpehan has sold his in- terest in the Sacramento Gee to the McClatchey heirs KATES to Han an Opportunity the Pacific The is indebted to Hon Charles A Summer for in the thc House MOT THAT This morning's Appeal states that the Dawson resolution was a joint resolution and therefore the yeas and nays should have been taken on its passage in the Assembly The conclusion is that the resolution never passed at all and that the Speaker was ct fault in not enforcing the rule The lution was a concurrent one and of course passed in due form It was not treated in the Senate as of the necessity of requiring the yeas and nays President Laughton did not enforce the rule laid down by the Appeal on the contrary the yeas and nays were called for by throe Senators and another rule applied We are informed by Speaker Varinn that he is quite sure that he was not in the chair at the time of the passage of the resolution but he was or not there was no reason to order the yeas and nays unless called for by three members convince the people of his that his position on the question of annexing the best part of Esmeralda to when in the Legislature was the correct thing for him to do And still the rain keeps off says the Sacramento Hee while Jack Frost breathes heavily upon the hills and valleys It must be ad- mitted that the outlook for all kinds of ground crops this year is anything but promising The ists have less to fear which is some satisfaction A resolution has been introduced in Congress calling upon the tary of State for information as to how ministers con- suls and agents have been absent in the past year and whether their salary was paid during their ab- sence Recently a man who committed a murder in San Francisco was sent to the Insane Asylum at Stockton with the proviso that he recovered his faculties he should be brought into Court and sentenced for his crime The Chronicle says there is every that after remaining in the asylum for two or three years he will be discharged This has the rule in such cases in California Time appears to soften the ness of crime and the changes in the prosecuting officers leave one with a strong interest in bringing such criminals to If an in- is sent to an asylum A professional politician may mean a man who has made ment a study aiming to be a man a most worthy character Or it may mean a ward politician a boss a trickster a place hunter There it is a disgraceful appellation The Secretaries of War and Navy appeared before the House Com- on Appropriations on behalf of an appropriation for a Greely relief expedition The President sent in a message on the subject The American Field issued a beautiful holiday number of forty pages It had many fine tions and a great quantity of inter- esting sporting shooting and ing news and information A revolution is threatened in So LiOra Mexico over he introduction of nickel coin by the government Revolutions in Mexico usually amount to a nickel ing introduced January Whereas the 18th section of an act to aid in the construction of a railroad from the Missouri river to tho Pacific Ocean provided as And be it further enacted that whenever it appears that the net earnings after deducting all shall exceed ten per centum upon its cost Congress may reduce the rates of fare thereon if unreasonable In amount and may fix and establish the same by law Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Con- gress assembled that from and after sixty flays from and after the passage and approval of this act it shall be unlawful for the Union Railroad Company or the tral Pacific Railroad Company to charge demand or receive from any for transportation of erty either by carload or otherwise a greater sum than seventy percent of the lowest freight or the lowest prices of carriage of property prescribed and set down in their schedules or listof freight rates or prices of carriage of erty existing on December 3 SECTION 2 The failure or omission of the directors of said railroad com- panies to act in obedience to the commands of this section shall be as the failure and sion of each of said and each and every one of them shall hy such failure or omission be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than for every such days failure or omission one-half of which sum shall go belong to the shipper or consignor who shall make the affidavit 3 Compels the companies to receive and convey freight and and provides a punishment of for each refusal BKC 4 That in the trial of any action arising under the provisions of this act any director officer agent conductor bookkeeper em- ployee servant receiver or trustee of the Union Com- pany or the Central Pacific road Company may be compelled to attend upon court or belore a duly authorized commissioner or notary or other duly authorized person to testify and he may be compelled to bring with him bowks and papers named and enum- in the summons served upon him Any refusal may be ished by a fine of Sections five six and seven are incidental Further the Mali The Walker Lake gives a full account of the postal robbery on the Carson Colorado road as Karly in December hist a registered package containing was mailed from the Bishop creek postoffice for Washington Postal Clerk Hawley received the package ut Bishop Creek station and as lie claims properly receipted for and checked it and after doing so discovered that the package had been opened and the money taken out The matter was reported and after a thorough investigation Hawley's friends refunded the money On the night of December 1st a package containing was put on the express car at Rhodes by a and addressed to Hop Sing the Chinese merchant of this place The package never readied him and after Hop Sing hud notified the Hawthorne of the fact of its having been shipped the reported to the San Francisco Eugene Pierce the agent at Carson came out on January 1st to investigate and made inquiries here from which he became satisfied that Bert ing the messenger on the train on the night or the had taken he money Rising denied having received the package and went with him to Rhodes where the Chinaman who sent the money arid three witnesses who saw him give it to Rising testified to that fact the receipt but in spite of his protestations Pierce discharged him letting him ride to station trie end of the road Here Rising became BO Mr An official dispatch states that the whole country around Khar- toum is in open rebellion against the Egyptian Government Florida newspapers have their joke about the swamp lands Some of them say that the lands are to be sold by the gallon A joint Republican uold last caucus was lie should be placed there for life It is about time that the emotional insanity plea was dropped for a greater travesty on law and com- is the sense was never devised I nese opium joints bones have been strung together but are not shown to at the Army Museum where they are kept Prince Bismarck is now in better health than for many years He begins work at seven in the ing The deadlock still continues over the Kentucky CAB SON January 16 1884 Editor accept for publishing my card I hope you will find the cause for the seeming unkindness shown to Dr Dawson whether it be of or design Inasmuch as tions are in order I will that you satisfy yourself whether or not concurrent resolutions are not treated in the main as bills and il so why bills should not be spread upon the journals if it is important concurrent resolutions should be Yours truly M R that pass find their place in the statutes of the State and are published as such under the ions of the law governing that case The GAZETTE contends that tions that pass are equally entitled to publication under the law which we have quoted intoxicated Pierce put him off the express car He returned to Bishop Creek on the passenger car and there got into the mail cur with Hawley In the mail was a registered letter from Bishop Creek for some point south All mail ter for s south of Soda Springs is brought north as far as that station by the Postal Clerk and then transferred to the bound train in what is called a back sack The registered age mentioned was transferred with the remainder of the mail and the agent passed it as O K Upon its destination it was apparently in good condition but upon being opened it was found that the money was gone The Postmaster at once notified the San Francisco office of the fact and was instructed to examine the package He did so and reported that he could find no trace of its having been opened aud it was only after being instructed to ex- that he found where the envelope had been cut Altogether there were five tered packages opened during that day and night the amount gated about One was mailed ut and the others at different points on the road ley arid Rising were both seen to get out of the car at Soda This disposes of Hawley's story about having drunk and asleep Ht the time of the theft as he was senn after the first package had been tampered with and before one at least of the letters had been mailed The remaining four were detected by Postal Clerk Prior of the V T The job is an exceedingly fine one The eudi of the envelops had been split with a sharp knife and fully stuck together with a very little mucilage So nicely was the work done that experts after the robbery had become known could not find the opening hud been made In one particular at least the bulletin is wrong Postmaster Jamison says the envelops were eut open and sealed up in a very ling manner They were cut across the end in a and a large quantity of mucilage used Mow the Young Folks Time Editor Gazette Last night Hall was crowded b an enthusiastic audience on th occasion of Mr lecture in this place the being The Mothers and Daughter of the Period The delivered a lecture here some week ago and at the request of many o our prominent citizens he ap before us on the above sub ject The speaker was listened to with marked attention as he graphically portrayed the ages of women of the present time over those of the past He his subject under two heads The woman whose mind never A Him His The Reveille hints that Fair's charities are for effect Mr Fair is open to criticism but we know of charities that never get into the papers or any body's mouth Several worthy causes re- a generous remembrance from Mr Fair every year for some of which he has received a of public credit Among others is Rev Mr Jenvey who received a check on Christmas morning at Hoboken from the Senator Mrs Turpin St Louis Mo I have used Brown's Iron Bitters with good effect for dyspepsia and headache The Tribune says that there are about a dozen who want to go to the Republican National Convention and that the number who want lo be Congressman and Presidential electors run up in the figures Then every fourth man desires a county office That is nothing strange have never been considered at all backward about asking for positions or anything else when there is a short bit in sight A Since the freezing of the river be- tween the two bridges the Ice is constantly covered with lads who are willing to take most any chance to enjoy a skate The water runs very swiftly there and on a day like this has been rots the ice very rapidly It is absolutly unsafe for boys to engage m the sport in that place If one shoud get into the water his parents would have one less in the family soars above the sensational and the mirror and the woman who is an to her sex whether mother wife or daughter of a or a laborer His lecture was pregnant with truth and full of sparkling truth In his tion he paid the women of America a tribute for their patriotism and morality and as he retired from the stage a burst of applause went up from the audience We hope to have the pleasure of hearing from him again in the near future MISCELLANEOUS NOTES The red cheeks and sparkling eyes of our maidens as they come ping from tho river betoken did skating The old round house and ing shops are standing silent as the tomb the engine machinery library etc having moved over the river to the west side Proctor is around once more after a hard siege of pneumonia Many of our good people are suffering from the inclemency of the weather The ladies are talking of a leap year party therefore doth Smoky rejoice Miss N Ash a young lady from Virginia City spent a day in Wadsworth before journeying on to Stillwater where she is to lake charge of the school at that place Yours etc Wadsworth January 17 Mysterious Retribution The Glass Valley Union says Although the chief opposition to hydraulic mining has come from Marysville that place has furnished most of the machinery for that character of raining as of the hydraulic monitors wore at the Empire foundry at that place that employed a large number of men in the business On Friday this foundry was destroyed by hre and that puts au end te the making of monitors at Marysville An incendiary lire destroyed the brush dam on the Yuba intended to impound debris Giant powder is believed to have destroyed the English dam on the headquarters of the Yuba last mer and the burning of foundry belongs to the category of mysterious fires The iconoclasts destroy but do not build There are more than 50 men on the Comstock now who were at one time or another since their dence there worlh all the way from to each and to-day they can support themselves with the necessities A Sample What are you crying asked a sympathetic stranger of a lad standing in front of the Bodie Free Press office crying as if his heart were cracked wide open Dad's gone in there to lick the editor Won't he come out pursued the gentle Samari- tan Oh of him have been coming out for the last half explained the urchin amid a cataract of tears and I'm expecting the rest of him every minute They're running him through a A Sensation in Store A Carson gentleman has just com- the manuscript for a small book which should it ever be will create quite an ant stir in the families of a dozen or two of the wealthiest men at the Bay He informed the Tribune that he contemplates having it printed some time this year The writer is familiar with the subject he handles aud when it conies out it will prove a sensation iu the broadest sense of the term Henry Hallam St Louis Mo Brown's Iron Bitters forded me great relief in dyspepsia H Voting 11 an on the The Belmont Courier Frank Payne one of the owners of the Lone Mountain Salt Wells found dead on the Columbus road on the 4th instant Deceased had been in on business and left that town for his home on foot A few days after two travelers ar- rived in from Loua Mountain and upon being asked by several parties whether Mr Payne hud readied his home safely they answered that they had not seen him on their journey Fearing that Mr Payne hud met with an accident on the road A J Franklin who was on his way back to O ville he would search for him After driving several miles Mr Franklin got on tracks and followed them up until he came to a place on the road not many miles from Lime Mountain district where he found and his dog both lying on the ground dead It is be- that the unfortunate man was overcome by the cold and laid down and died and that his dog watched over him until the faithful animal also overcome by cold and hunger laid down by his master's side and died Mr Franklin picked up the corpse and conveyed it in his wagon to for interment De- based about So years of age a by profession and was respected by all who knew liui Barking Reno has had so many lessons men running the risk of their all by ire that it seems is though no one but a born idiot would neglect the matter for a moment The list of companies hut are ready to issue policies on Reno properly contains the best companies in the world and no one iced fear their responsibility The First National Bank is authorized igent and can write up a policy iu three minutes that will be binding it once To-day they have added io the number the Phoenix of Brooklyn N first-class com- pany that has a large listof tomers already The bank in drawing up policies and no one ver has to wait lor his money if he sustains a loss that it has covered C T Bender is an expert in the Business and has all the decisions at jis fingers so that he knows list what each case requires Kisii has spent years and years at the business and is it painstaking uid gentleman always ready to do to for- ward the interest of the company's patrons A Biff Mine Thomas Reynolds of Virginia the Carson Tribune that Harris mine in Washoe is wonderfully rich some of the rock Assaying from When Harris wants to pay iis men off lie just takes a hand mortar and in a very few minutes lounds out sufficient gold and silver answer the requirement A few days ago he pounded out of a -ait sack full of rock There are line other mines being worked in he immediate vicinity of Harris mine all said to have excellent The Harris mine is much attention from men who say they believe bat that whole section is rich Work A man who a newspaper is more a slave than a man In ny other profession The law is a mistress more so s journalism A man who binds to a newspaper a long of monotonous drudgery lawyer can have vacation an ditor is a galley to the ore When the time cmes he must write The will naust come to the rescue No sooner oes he get one paper out than all iis powers arc taxed to get out an- ther aud lie will fall by the ide under this load unless he has 11 everlasting spring of enthusiasm n his breast Truckee Wadsworth Pyramid Verdi and Washoe City all represented ut the exhibition and
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