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Weekly Gazette And Stockman, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1891, Reno, Nevada Beno weekly Gazette and stuck Larj thursday october15, 1891. Honey lakers at work. Thirty from Cali fornia the scene of the Youey Lake if nil and water company s labors. Last sunday the n. 0. 0. Seeded northward Over its rails a special train especially chartered by the Honey Lake Valley land and water com Pany to carry invited guests from California to the base of their Engi Neering operations about 65 Miles North of Here on the line of the Nar Row gauge Railroad where the com Pany Are beginning the construction of a monster dam intended to irrigate nearly a Hundred thousand acres of land now lying useless in the Honey Lake Valley for want of applicable the run of 64 Miles was made in the exceptional time of one hour and thirty five minutes the first Twenty nine Miles being covered in exactly one hour. The quests numbered Charles Mcclatchy proprietor of the Sacramento Bee and h. A. Gear and h. T. Huggins also of Sacramento w. B. Lake f w. Lake and wife con h. Peterson f. D. Brandon John Leechman s h. Cooke g. H. Jones l. H. Cooke it. S. Revenue collector and s. Allen of san Francisco Gustave Holman Birds Landing Solano county s Winnie or Laud Colusa county e h. Newbie join Merced City v. X Fischer Oakland s. Allen Watson Ville assemblyman a. Brown of Calaveras h. Sorenson san Leandro h. A. Gear Cortland w. V. Jubb Pacific Grove s. J. Lewis san Pas Oval san Diego county j. E. Bea and w. T. Wiggin san Jose j. W Fulton Iowa a. C. Earl and d. A Thompson of Santa Clara beside e. A Dodge and a. F. Dixon u. S land Register of Susanville with contingent of Long Valley representatives consisting of George Greeno James Mcdermott a. E. Ross an families with John Fisher John j Rhodes and Uncle Jake Mckissick t form a rear guard. Just 64 Miles from Reno at to newly improvised station four Capa Cious the Anim and an old time six hours stage coach were on hand to transp the guests to the base of the Dar operations about one mile West of to Railroad below the level of which an the surrounding Mesa Long Valley Creek flows nearly one Hundred feet being like the sunken Road of the Field of Waterloo. The Road from the brow of the Mesa is but newly constructed and descends with a pitch of about one Hundred feet in three Hundred besides being of a narrowness that would make Hank monks Shade re Joice. After several vain entreaties to Stop the conch by the timid insiders and be allowed to pedestrian ate the stately old Concord rolled up to the premises christened and now known whether to Fame or otherwise As Taylor s Camp the Buss of operations in the construction the great Long Valley dam. Hosl stauty a la Here a Royal Welcome was Forth coming and the famished guests were hastened to a groaning banquet Board where the following souvenir Bill of Tareco Ucecil i the most Recherche French und printed in Blue an Gold was served soup sure eos tomatoes fish. Boiled Mountain Trout Parsley Saue Pota tues Duchess a k Oasis. Roast ribs of beef i okd potatoes Greti dessert. Apple pie stewed apricots crackers and cheese Tea Cofler cigars. Fruits. Apples pears plums peaches and grapes the company was evidently protectionist to the Core for the guests were served the French dishes on the brightest of Mckinley tinware while for Tho pc who desired to quaff or pour Forth a libation to Bacchus a ten Gal Lon Keg of the fresh Honey Lake juice of the Apple was on tap. Ork steadily progressing from this me on. Thirty seven men and fifteen drapers Are now engaged with Twenty be horses to be increased in a week o thirty five scrapers sixty men and Ity horses. The estimated flow from in Reservoir is not less than uric feet of water per second and the Oss evaporation equal to soul four inches during the hottest Immer months. The Reservoir slope my be sodded or planted with Wil own. Terms Etc. The company which is a san fran Isco corporation very Little is known except that Jerome b. Cox is presi but f. M. Shideler vice president and Fred a Lake Secretary and treasurer. How much capitalization and paid up Stock is not stated in the company s prospectus but it is re nored that or. Cox has recently put in the scheme and that Albert Gallatin a san Francisco capitalist visited the works last week and sex messed himself As highly pleased with that he saw and that he would prob ably put in some Money. The entire Cost of the land with a perpetual and sufficient water Supply s stated at 50 per acre of which amount 25 is payable when the a Jii cation for the land is filed and the Vater contracts entered into. The second payment of per acre will be payable when the water is delivered of the land these water rights not being subject to assessment subsequently except a Small pro rata charge or the necessary care and maintenance of ditches. More about irrigation. Where Are you Horatio the land is there and the water is available and the excursion lists yester Day were most enthusiastic. The scheme is perfectly feasible and provided the dam 18 thoroughly and promptly constructed Honey Lake will become a veritable Garden where now Are but arid Sagebrush wastes. This will involve an expenditure of considerably Over a tenth of a million As Hamlet said when he used his confidential partner As a scratching Post Aye Horatio there s the with a failure to Supply the vital fluid the settlers will be out just 25 an acre for land that is now practically worthless but if the com Pany do what they say they will it will be Worth per acre. The sex cur zionists were most pleased with what they saw and expressed them selves As highly satisfied with trip. A Buffalo Hunter. Modesto Man who wants to Start a menagerie. Louis Dean is in receipt of a letter from a Man in Modesto who writes that he wants two Buffalo two Elk three Mountain sheep and two Ante and understands that Dean deals in that kind of property and says if he can buy them reason Able he would like to make the Purchase. Louis can come As near making him believe that they ure Here and reasonable As any Man on the const. Deun has the Mountain sheep and an Elope already staked out but the Buffalo he will have to catch before fill ing the order but As he is Handy with a rope it won t bother him much to catch something that will fill the Bill. Governor Thomas of Utah deeply interested to tie subject. The suit Lake news of october 3d contains the following correspondence that explains itself Reno nev., sept. So 1891. Hon. Arthur l. Thomas chair Man National executive irrigation committee Salt Lake City. Dear sir your favor urging the Call ing of an irrigation convention in be kudu was duly received. 1 enclose you herewith a Call which has been issued by the governor milling an irrigation convention at Carson on the 91 h of october. I aug glad that you Are taking energetic action with reference to carry ing out the platform of the suit Luke convention. You ask me Jor any suggestions with refer knee to conducting the Campaign. My leading suggestion is this that the people of the states territories represented in the Salt Lake convention should at every convenient Opportunity be impressed by our com Mittee Visith the importance of the United action with reference to both men and measures in the National convention and in the National con Gress. This action should be urged Vilh reference to both parties. The seventeen states and territories rep resented in the Salt Lake convention should pee to it that at each of tie National conventions held next year a thoroughly Western candidate i lung ing to their own Section is As their Choice for the presidency. If we assert ourselves our views will be respected. If we sinoply con tent ourselves with supporting some Eastern Man we will obtain no recognition with reference to Cabinet appointments or to the adoption of the measures that we have in View. Seems to me that it would be Well for the executive committee to obtain a list of the state committees of each party in every state represented at the Salt Lake convention and also a list of the county commit tees of each party in each state and that a circular should be addressed to each individual on these committees impressing them with the importance of United action on the part of the states comprising this Section in addition to this when the state conventions Are held next Spring for the purpose of selecting delegates to the National convention the names of the members should be obtained by our committee and a circular should be sent to them at the place of meet ing of the stale convention to the same effect. I believe that the mining and the Pacific coast states Are now prepared to Lake decided and United action upon All matters relating to their interest if some method of organization is pointed out to them and i know of no Oetter Means of securing this4 organization than through oui committees. It might be Well in sending the circular letter to the members of the state and county committees above suggested to ask for answers giving the views of the writers relating to this matter. Very truly Toms Francis g. Newlands. P. On i shall give my views As to the Best method of presenting our measures to ods. Awaiting your further communications we remain very respectfully yours Arthub l. Thomas the National executive committee. William e. Secretary. P. Telegram of october 5th just received. Thanks. Both the governor and i would be most Happy to attend the convention but it looks As if neither could no so As it happens to be an unusually Busy and we Are also in the midst of the territorial fair. W. E. 8. Bargain Sale unparalleled bargains a sad Accident. A Young Wurl Achlen tally Ami probably finally shot. Tuesday morning about half past 8 o clock the five year old daughter of c. P. Cross residing across the River beyond the schoolhouse was Accident ally shot with probably fatal results while her Uncle Granville Johnson aged 14, in the summer Kitchen of the dwelling was unloading a Magazine Winchester gun the Little one Lillie walked in front of the gun which at that moment was accidentally die charged. The gun was of 22 Long Cal Ibre. While Granville was throwing the shells out of the Magazine by the same Means As is used in loading the gun the extractor became caught and the Shell was exploded the Ball strik ing the child on a level and about a Naif Inch to the left of the Navel passing downward to the left through the abdominal cavity. The injured child ran a distance of twelve feet around the Kitchen table and threw herself into the arms of her aunt mrs. Sarah Staggs. Or. Phillips was hastily summoned mid seeing the Gravity of the Case called in to his assistance drs. Patter son and Dawson. A thorough examination was made by the physicians and after a studied consultation it was concluded that the collapsed condition of the child would not permit of any surgical operation for the removal of the Ball. It was decided to await developments for a few hours before making any Effort. As last reported at r. M. The child was very Low the Litile one s father c. P. Cross a hard working Carpenter employed at Floriston on the ice House was Tele graphed to and arrived on the noon swing train. His face As he leaped from the train and journeyed Home Ward was an epitome of human affection. 9, 7 and 5 years. In All departments at dry goods and carpet House commencing wednesday october 7th. Ladies requiring anything in dry goods fancy goods carpets Wall paper jackets capes and Chil Dren s cloaks should attend this ask real Bozocia. Seile As Early As possible because the Best selections Are those made Early. 15 pieces double wide plaid dress goods excellent value at 12j cents per Yard Worth double 10 pieces double wide striped dress goods Serge effect and splendid for dust at cents per Yard. 8 pieces 40 Inch wide All Wool striped Mouline suiting at 35 cents per Yard 20 pieces 36 Inch wide striped ladies cloth in Grey mixtures at 25 cents per Yard. 50 dozen misses and children s natural Grey Mermo vests and drawers at 25 cents 35 cents 40 cents and 50 cents each Accord ing to size. 15 dozen misses Grey Fine All Wool Cashmere Hose from 6 to at 25 cents a pair Worth 50 cents. 25 dozen ladies Black and solid coloured All Wool Cashmere Hose full finished at 25 cents a pair would be considered Good value at 50 cents. 30 dozen ladies All Wool Scarlet vests and pants sizes 28 to 40, at Only each. 20 dozen ladies 8 Button length undressed Mousque Taire kid gloves the latest sizes from to 7, in Tan Black and Grey at a pair. 75 Large bed comforters one Side covered with Fine Quality of fancy coloured French satine and solid Turkey red on the other at a piece Worth cattle shipments. The 51. C o. A Factor in the the Workings examined. After the More facetious of the visitors had duly delivered themselves of those hoary old chestnuts about dams by a Mill site and no Mills by a dam site Etc. Etc., under the guidance of chief Engineer l. U. Taylor the visitors were shown the site of the great dam and the present and prospective Workings fully explained. Briefly and succinctly stated Long Valley Creek Here Narrows Down to a Width of about 200 feet with a depth below the Mesa of nearly 100 feet. A dam will he constructed spanning the Creek 90 feet in height and with a Width from Side the Side of 740 feet and a solid thick Ness of 500 feet on the Bottom and 25 feet on top. It will he built of the Best puddled Clay in the Center strongly tamped with select material next and the outside strongly rein forced and re propped on the Reservoir Side which will need abundant strength As it will have a depth of water at the dam of Over 96 feet with a heavy lateral pressure resulting from the Creek forming a catchment Basin for Over Miles Back. Preliminary work As stated by f. W. Lake Secre tary tue dam company who had charge of the excursion Over have been expended in preliminary surveys. In All shafts have been sunk along the line of the proposed dam to test the character of the soil. Fine heavy Clay was struck at Depths varying from two and half to eight feet a stratum of Reddish and one of blueish Clay being found. This will be the most important material to be used is stated by Engineer Taylor to be Superior to that used in constructing the Cuya Maca dam and As Good As that in the san Andrea dam. The estimated Cost is within a Hundred thousand dollars and the dam is expected to be completed within twelve months time the n. C. O. Its shipped fifth cars of beef cattle Over their Road this fall and nearly As Many More cars of sheep. T. H. Blackburn shipped cars of cattle last saturday and Geo. Humphrey six More. Humphrey shipped six More carloads yesterday. Gerlach a Fisk will ship thirty six cars of sheep the last of this week and yesterday d. C. Wheeler shipped Twenty cars of flit lambs for the san Franciscu Market. The beef and Mutton Market is showing a Good Deal of activity for so Eurly in the season which would seem to indicate that butchers feared a shortage before Spring. Uele eates appointed. Saturday governor Colcord appointed the following delegates to the trans Mississippi convention to be held at Omaha Nebraska commencing oct. 15th w. E. F. , h. F. Dangberg Carson . Spring Meyer of Gardnerville g. W. Crum of Battle Mountain e. L. Fulton of Reno and j. Batchelder of Eureka. The subjects to be considered by the Congress Are irrigation and arid lands coinage of Silver investments by for Eigners railroads immigration transportation and mines and Mineral lands. A potato Kate. W. 0. H. Martin and l. D. Folsom of the committee appointed by the state Board of Trade to go to san fran Cisco and Endeavor to get the Southern Pacific co. To give Western Nevada a rate on potatoes have returned Home. The Mission was a Success As the com Pany has Given a rate of per ton from Reno 80 from Wadsworth and from Lovelock which will enable our people to ship. A Iolite the Kate and the Jos. Marzen of Lovelock has been cited to a raise on Hia property from to and Pete Marker from to a num Ber of Ken oites were notified to Day to go before 0. H. Grey and k. L. Horton on wednesday next and show Why their property should not be raised. Dan Wheeler took Down a Load of Fine Truckee Meadow sheep this after noon to give the san Francisco mar Ket a succulent taste of How Washoe county Home fed sheep can delicately tickle the parch dried palate of Cali fornia. The National executive committee has sent to tie Hon. Francis g. New lands of Reno the following letter saw Lake City sept. 22, 1891. Hon. Franzin Sib we desire to con sult you about the most effective method of organizing Public sentiment in your state in support of the plat form adopted by the irrigation con Gress. Our suggestion is that you re quest the governor of your slate to Call a state irrigation convention at an Early Day with a View first to obtain an emphatic endorsement of the policy adopted at Salt Lake and Sec Ond to organize every county so Bluit petitions in support of the measure As introduced in Congress May be circulated and the largest possible number of signers obtained. We will shortly Send to All the Lead ing newspapers of your state Campaign material accompanied by a let Ter requesting them to put the matter before their readers and if consistent with their views to give their endorse ment to the policy und lend their efforts to the Campaign of education and organization. We would also urgently suggest that you Endeavor to have the representatives from your state at the trans Mississippi con Gress to be held at Omaha october 15th, make a Strong fight for the Salt Lake platform and Endeavor to secure the endorsement of that body. Please write us fully and promptly in response to this and keep us fully posted on the Progress and plans of the Campaign in your state. Within the next ninety Days it will be Neces sary to erect efficient machinery by which the unanimous vote of seven teen states and territories May be brought to Bear upon the Congress of the United states. Yours very truly Arthur l. Thomas chairman of the National executive committee. William e. , Secretary. The Slucki Aaron Abrahams is up and convalescent after a severe attack of pneumonia which Laid him up for several Days. Dick Nash having declined to pass in Hie Check son a close Call is up and around not quite so Lively a a Cricket but prepared to resume shortly his old Post of night watchman. I Rocare ii Tofu re leaving Homo. Or. M. J. Davis is a prominent physician of county Iowa and has teen actively engaged in the practice of Medicine at that place for the past years. On the 26th of last May while in Des Homes in route to Chicago he was suddenly Tikeri with an attack of diarrhoea. Having Chamberlain s Colic cholera and diary Mcaa in Andy for the past seventeen years and knowing its reliability he procured a 25 cent bottle two doses of which completely cured him. Fot Sale by j. B. Mccullough. In conclusion we wish to state that our entire Stock of fall goods has just been received and is new and stylish throughout. Respectfully country orders a Cecic prompt and careful attention. John Sunderland Metilor Bucklen a Arnica the Best Salve m tic world Lor Cuti Bruise ores ulcers Salt Rheum lever sores Chappe hands chilblains corns All skin eruptions and positively cures or no pay ret Meredi it is guaranteed o give Jarl act satisfaction of Money refunded Prce As cents per Box. Of by and dealer in Fine clothing Fine hats cents furnishings boots and shoes. Baby cried Mother sighed doctor prescribed cantorial Salt Lake City oct. Hon. Francis o. Newlands Reno dear Sib your favor of sep tember 30lh, at hand. Permit us to congratulate you upon the fact that As a result of your vigorous efforts Nevada secures the Honor of leading the fight for the Salt Lake platform with the first state convention called in its support. We Trust that the re sult of this convention will be to unite the Public sentiment of your state in favor of the cession of the Public lands and that it will also provide Means for the thorough circulation of petitions to be subsequently presented to con Gress please advise us of the results of the convention very fully in order that we May communicate with the other states the inspiration which we Hope to obtain from Nevada. We note what you say with regard to the Wisdom of uniting the Western people in support of their common interests and agree with you that much be accomplished by such Metlov i have now in Stock for the fall and Winter of 1891-2 the Moat Complete assortment of the latest patterns of cloths in american French and English patterns of the latest importations. A. Good fit in guaranteed in every Case. Of Obj both the method and results when syrup of figs is taken it is pleasant find refreshing to the taste and acts Freetly yet promptly on the kidneys liver and bowels cleanses the sys tem effectually dispels colds head aches and fevers and cures habitual constipation. Syrup of figs is the Only remedy of its kind Ever produced pleasing to the taste and acceptable to the stomach prompt in its action and truly beneficial in its effects its Many excellent qualities commend it to All. It is for Sale m Doc and bottles by All leading druggists. Manufactured Only of the California Fig syrup co. Me a. , and examine the goods for yourself and you will see the most Beau Tif no patterns in men s suiting that has Ever come to the coast be member i am still agent Fob John a Stetson co s Fine hats. John Sunderland 29 and 3 Virginia Street Boko Xiv non. Jun try orders will receive . Newspaper

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