Reno Evening Gazette Newspaper Archives Apr 28 1910, Page 3

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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1910, Reno, NevadaC Page Reno Gazette. Thursday 1910. K brat is in Bowsher who was Here when state was Young Speaks of Early Days one of the oldest employees of the Southern Pacific Railroad was in Keno yesterday and gave a Gazette reporter a most interesting interview. When Tje Railroad was started from Sacra mento cast a. L. Bowsher was a fore Man of a gang of men building Tele graph line for the Western with Frank Bell of Lino As superintendent. When the line was built As far As True acc. Or. Slosher had charge of the w Ork on the West end and another gang built West to Donner Lake to meet him. Bowsher was a Young Man just out of the army. He enlisted in the 63rd Ohio infantry and went to the front at the beginning of the War serv until after peace was declared in 1w5. He was captured by the Souther ners at Corinth and went to Vicksburg jail. Of oct. 4. 1802. He was in prison your months exchanged. In while a scout with the first United states cavalry he was again captured by Soldier who had run a Saber through him he fell off his horse Anu As he was bleeding badly the men redo Oil and left him to his i ate. Sliu rebel who had hit him Rode to him and Bow asked arc you going to do with the Johnny Keb it looks As if you were going to stay Here. We have no Way to carry you now scr begged and the Man helped him to mount the re Bel s horse and the captor a k i be ski e him and held him on thu if for three when tha Force reached co Milss away where he was put on a train and sent to Libby prison. They could not j take care of wounded men so he was paroled the next Day and worked North. He was discharged with the great army at the time it was mustered out ant now be Longs to Warren Post 0. A. In Sac Ramento. When asked How Many Bat Les he was in he always answers actually Bolit ves he was in fifty Willin in 1s67 went to the Central Pacific As line repairer and built Telegraph lines All Over the system. In the year 1871 lie was asleep in the night opera Tor s bed in the Lieno depot when or. The Swap Peri report of state Bulli on collector shows wonderful Progress in mining the state Bullion tax collector has filed with the acting governor Bis report 1 or the year Emling december 1909 and the report shows that the Mineral output of is constantly increasing. The report shows that in Llic past year tie total number of tons produced by mines of this state has increased from to and tie to Tal value has increased from 545.36 to sjs-uhi9.r31.l7. The taxes collected in the state during 1009 amounted to and the taxes collect during the year .1903 amounted to sjil01.fwg.22. The county producing largest number of tons is White pins which Proa Iccil tons with a value of Esi Neralda county produced using the year 1909 509. 801 tons with a value of Jyo county was the next largest producing county having produced 827-1-2 tons with a value of 581.1s. Tim report of a vigorous encounter which was taking in the Elk hotel on commercial late yesterday brought chief of police Burke to the scene of where he found manager Whitty of the hotel in a state of excitement. A shitty declared that or. F. H. Wickli maim had entered the hotel and foul another Man with a certain woman which inane came to see and that the Drew a and threatened to uni. Hui ensued tic companion of the refused to leave at directions it is understood an i the. Started to attempt 10 corp cd his in when the police aimed both men had two engines put out of com Mission and other damage done on Western Pacific a head on collision occurred on the Western Pacific Between Colona and hot in Humboldt on monday night which not Only put two engines Western Pacific out of commission but resulted in the injury of four j. F. Gallagher of a brakeman gravel jumped just As the. Engines struck. Instead of Landing on his feet he struck on his head receiving an injury to his Scalp and Many cuts on his body. Bert Engineer of the freight had both legs badly bruised and received numerous cuts. Engineer baiter of the gravel train received numerous cuts and and internal injuries. Adolph of Foreman on the gravel jumped when the engines hit and Gher landed on his head. He received concussion of the brain and will prob ably die. There was a terrific Sand storm rag ing on the desert and an East bound freight train met a West bound gravel train in this storm. The two monster engines were less than fifty feet apart when the engineers saw their the storm making it impossible to distinguish further than that distance. When engineers saw that a Collis Ion not be averted they shut Oft their engines but the momentum car ried the two steam giants they locked together so that it impossible to pull them after the Accident. This is the first head on collision that on the Western Pacific and that it did not result in the death of the train Crews is remarkable. Baseball will open sunday local baseball fans Are very optimistic Over the Prospect Lor a prosperous and successful season which next Sun Mavor Britt. Barney a lev Liv appears in court this morning with Large bump on head escape Polar judge Stanaway appealed this Nisi eng in court with bump upon his Licad tie of a baseball. 1 just fell Ubon through an a Hatchway into the that s explained the old when asked what he had been doing since court last convened. Tie judge was in the restaurant this was on his to a table for his when in passing no Ulm the lunch he foiled to observe the opening to t to stairway leading to the and Down lie falling heavily against the Tail s. His Lieut is Ruck a violent blow As lie attempted to we and he rolled for innately not sustaining my injuries More serious than Tho bump in ques Tion. His friends arc congratulating him upon Liis narrow escape from what night have proven serious if not t Atnel. O a Man of i a advanced age. Youth starts Silver service set it has. Remained for an Iri to Start the Touti i Button list for a Silver service sol for thu new battleship Spry of a issued a. Call to the school children of that slate to Start the movement. The first contain ing a contribution of 10 panic Ironi Johnny Hunt of Wells. Johnny is ten years of age and Sells papers to help support his adopted Mother. Fol lowing is a. Copy of the letter he wrote Salt Lake april 10. Enclosed find a Small picture of my self liken some Lime ago. It is just like me yet. 1 born in Salt Lake City tune 1900. My papa nine Mamma both died in Salt Lake City and i was adopted by uie Mamma 1 hate now when i was a baby i my adopted papa three so help Mamma to make a in ing non 1 and do any thing i to help Mamma my was n civil War Sola ice. Ills name was Thomas and he was a Captain. I went to Seattle last summer and All of the big Battle ships. Thoie were Rucic it Hie time. I went on the u. S s. Washington and see All of the i in cannons and 1 see the Flag ship Oregon to that or. Dewey sailed in to Manilla in hoping this Wilt do 1 Send you 10 will you please Send me 2 of the papers with my picture in As t want j one for Mamma and one for my firan-1 a. Yours truly Johnnie Hunt Wells Rev. Sparks people Are married last night May of Sparks and miss mar Garet a Lurphy of Stockton were married by father Horgan at the Catholic Church last evening at 8 o clock. The wedding was a Juiet affair Only a few of the intimate friends of family were present. The Groom is a conductor the cast end division of the Southern Pacific and very popular with the Railroad men. The Bride is a native of Stockton where she has hosts of friends. The Young couple will make their Home in Keno after they return from a honeymoon trip coast. Concert under the auspices of the m. E. Church in the Church monday May 2nd pianos for rent or Sale on easy payments Milton and Many world men s oxfords Signorina Albina Paramino contralto admission 50 cents for More Liim an hour last night City Council discussed Pic matter of paving the Alley running North from t first in the rear of the Wright company the City had made an assessment loll pro i dog for Asphaltum and had compleat tie necessary formalities As to pub cation but made by certain property holders on the Sierra Street Side of the compelled the Council a hear such object Iona in writing and night was the set aside for such hearing. A Fiso Boitt Wei log tic Only presented was that of it. Tender tool s on ex-1 citing Western drama by Llie Uio graph will be a feature of tonight s i Pio Grain at the grand theatre. In this Western tale the Tena Kerfoot j brings the Blush of shame to the faces typewriters skillful attention to All makes of our line of men s oxfords is now Complete. We Are showing All the late styles and come and look them Over. We give american yellow trading Stamps with All Cash purchases. Berquist Skinner 22 West commercial Row hotel Alt a Ramezzano Tapogna. Special thur Cilcy my sunday 75o French three Timm luncheon and regular dinners. 50c. Breakfast 3 be ail meals include elegantly furnished teamed rooms at Telephone 735 Krypton newspaper

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