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26 Jun 1879

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26 Jun 1879

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Weekly Reno Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1879, Reno, Nevada Reno weekly Gazette thursday june fat Buck rat lived in his Gore within my could not him spot. Secretary Sherman Ani re sumption. The Sacramento Bee. Says that Wall Street brokers with Sherman the follow out their plans placed this country in a precarious position thrusting the people under the feet and leaving them at the mercy of the Gold gamblers. He Sherman was the agent whose acts led the nation into danger and it was not his hand that brought her out. Had his suicidal policy been kept up to this Day the result would not Hugo been the same As it now it gives full credit to the currency which is a polite name for the mond script crowd of Greenback inflation lists rebel rep a motors and double Standard lunatics who Are All Yelling and pulling different ways at the same time for Tho return of Good times and honest Money which they brought about by forcing conf fress to modify its ruinous course and put u Cheek upon the Reckles i Sherman. Toui cat All this has been answered so often saw that that it is recognized now us trash. Secretary Sherman has Only succeeded ,.ah in establishing specie payments urm a sound basis by proving stronger ill store with the people than the wild theorists who wanted to drown the coun try with a worthless currency and Rob that Tho people by allowing free coinage Tom cat Aad Legal tender to a depreciated Silver Dollar. He has not brought this coun try to specie payment nor specie any ment to the country but by a Shugu Lar Happy Accident he inaugurated by legislation what he afterwards completed As executive. His Bill fur resumption out of a great Many others was taken up and became Tho Law not perhaps because it was any bet Ter than Somo others but because it happened to come just at the right time and was to the Point. All through the years of is i Tutun Dis Cussion and consummation his course has been consistent Ami holiest and his counsels valuable. As Secre tary of Tho Treasury he Lias simply executed the Laws Vith firmness decision and judgment. Thure is enough discretionary Power in the hands of the Secretary however to entitle him to great while Good Laws Are indispensable a Good officer is equally so in order to achieve favor Able the truth of the mat Ter is that Sherman Touk the Treasury portfolio it a time when Commerce and manufactures were languishing from the natural reaction con Requeni by Ani Flut de debased and irredeemable currency at a time As in All times of Finan Cial depression when crack brained theorists denounced everything that was done and saw sudden and fabulous Prosperity in wild legislation and by putting int practice Tho Sim ple policy of paying honest debts in honest Money brought the country out of the financial chaos that threat ened to engulf it. Congress nor the have not checked him nor caused him to swerve from the line of policy first adopted. The Green backers and Silver maniacs howled at him continually and prophesied ruin if his course was adhered to but kept the even Tenor of his Way heeding them not and when the financial problem is solved Aud re sumption an accomplished fact they say the country owes it All to them Aud want to put Sherman Down where Public opinion puts them. Never in a margin. There is liable to be seme lofty tumbling any in such stocks is those. They Are certainly Selling very Low compared to the Comstock and the District is fast growing in favor. Cd Moliai. Notes both Iii literature and in Art there i now a marked tendency towards realism the most successful of the senator from Butte county in 09, in 74 became a partner ill the firm of Goodall Nelson Perkins who com pose the Pacific coast steam company. Or. Perkins is said to have Goud administrative ability and to be a Man of unblemished personal character. Dispatches it the Belt is great walking match in London. He and parole Young novelists of France is a decided Fae received with honors when realist. Many american writers have joined the new school in literature. The current in our newspapers strongly exhibit this tendency. For Fidelity to detail and for its graphic delineation of a Domestic tragedy the following poem is Peculiar our telegraphic seems Weston Lias Good As won in the the Fate of the Tom whined and pined for that Buck rat and grew Thiu too. One Day that Way p a Man once did slap a trap right in that bin for that bunk nit Corn each when that Tom Cut in that bin for that Buck rat the trap let drap on that Ere cat he died inside the trap. Sad Hup hut h t Bucu riot Srol Corn morn they return to this country for they Are a Morl can for every one huh mid it. And it s greatly to their credit that filipy Are a mar a car. For they Nii Tahr have be a kno Ninn or arabian. Terv or Proi Himin but in spite of All temptation they remain dropped dead. Sudden and unexpected death of k. Prestine from heart Lieue. In poems of fancy and of Romance the current sets strongly in the same direction. Witness these verses he took her fancy when he came lie took her hand he took n kiss h e took no notice of the Shamu that go wed Jer Happy Cheek n Lull. Lie Toek to coming Nufler Naiu lie took oath he d Neer deceive Vic took hut father s Niniver Nhuom and that he Toon Hix leave. The fish that went through Heno on the curs the other Day have been distributed in the California Waters As follows some of the eels were put in the Sacramento River the Black Bass were deposited in Crystal Lake near san Mateo and the striped Basa in the brackish water at the Mouth of the Anc Ramento River. The lobsters were put in the Ocean outside the Heads. B. 15. Bedding one of the California fish commissioners was in waiting at Sacramento when the fish arrived and attended to their distribution. Or. Redding took some of the eela with him on his return to san Francisco to Deposit in Alameda Creek. The California fish commissioners Are do ing work and they draw no salary. Eureka recently passed an erd Nunce prohibiting chinese Wash Kiouses in the City limits. It is head that these Wash houses Are so frequently the source of 8rcs us to constitute them a dangerous nuisance within the bound Aries of the City. In attempting to enforce the Law an Appeal has been taken and a test Case comes up for trial next monday. A the Pioche record dead r. D. Bogart late of the 8. F. Stuck report has bought the Iii Imp review published in Mam Moth City. The review will doubt less be conducted with the same Abil Ity which or. Bogart displayed in the columns of tar Stock report. The Nevada transcript continually copies from the Gazette without credit and not satisfied with stealing the items credits them invariably the the journal if it is tit stopped we will publish something that the Tran script will neither be disposed to steal nor credit to any Ether paper. A Little past 6 a. M. Last Friday an unknown Man went into the water closet in the rear of Cunningham Winchel s store. He remained in there something like half an hour and when the door was finally opened by some one else was found to be dead. The body was removed o the dead House and Coroner Jones notified of the the clothing of the de ceased was searched but no Clew to his identity could be found. A pocket Book found in one of his pockets contained 50. It was afterwards Learned that the dead Man had told parties that his name was e. Prentiss. And that lie lived the Corner of eighth and 0 streets Sacramento. He was a brother to mrs. Nat. Holmes it Bowers Jln Sion and was on his any to visit her. Deceased was about 5 feet ten inches in Hight apparently about 45 years of age rather stoop shouldered thin featured Sallow complexion and Black Chin whiskers slightly sprinkled with Grey. Lie wore a suit of heavy Black clothes without having Auy Vest. Prentiss was a Printer and was employed for Many years in Tho Sacra mento Union office. Telegrams have been sent by the Coroner to his rela Tives in Sacramento and also to or. Holmes. The Reform mine. The Reform mine in Ravine Dis District is a magnificent Prospect. Or. Waldo one of its owners informs a Gazette reporter that an Ore body from four to six feet in Width and As saying from to per ton was struck on the surface and runs Down As far As Hus been sunk. The ledge has a uniform Width of twelve feet with Well defined Walls. Besides the above Thorp is Grade Ore from five to six feet wide and assaying from we advise our exchanges copy everything original in the they will have plenty room. But we request them not to credit the items to the Gazette. The Zulu whistle costs e a month. Ore body spoken of another body of Low to 930 per ton the High Grade Ore Lyyii but alongside separated As we go to press the sad news reaches us of the death of mrs. Loring in 80fter Rock. Jottings. John f. Myers keeps on excellent Quality of cigars. The Days Are now at the greatest length of All the year. The examination of m. F. Bar Nett for the stabbing of a. L. Hurd Lias been set for saturday june 28th. Alfred Jose has gone up to poor s ranch and will commence the Manu facture of he will make 000. The Jones Kinkead Tunnel is from it by a Streak of about eighteen inches in thickness. Four men Are at work developing the claim. They Are drawn Twenty feet Anil lire running a Drift along the foot Wall. About 20 tons of Ore assaying and Somo ten tons assaying per ton have been extracted and Are lying on what is a Good buy Pickering who departed this life at 4 o clock this wednesday afternoon. A Noble lady an Earnest Christian woman has been called none knew her but to love named her but to Praise besides those bound the her by the ties of relation ship hundreds will mourn her depart ure from , and unite in tendering their Heartfelt sympathy to him who has Loit the Loving companion who for Many years has stood by his Side life s Mission Well accomplished she has but gone on to receive the father s Reward to those who remain Fath fill to the f. Weekly Call. Tho fraternity in the Pacific coast have a sincere though perhaps silent sympathy for or. Pickering in his great loss. Conkling of new York and Lamar of Mississippi disgraced themselves and the Senate of the United states by a personal quarrel last wednesday night. Somo of the insulting words which passed Between them Are nub listed in another column. A personal altercation Between members of the there Are two men at Ork by the Day making eighteen in jes a Day. Professor Scott s last and Only Oiree this season will come off Santur a evening june 2sth. The regular Oiree will to omitted this evening. Mined the Doe and spoiled n hand major Mann is going about the treets with his right Arm up in Sling. The major Lias been much annoyed by a dog which Hung about Lis premises. It was an untagged dog with no Legal right to an existence Ven. Day before Friday the major in his Wrath hurled a Large tick of Wood at the offender who however escaped uninjured. But the major received seme Large splinters in he Palm of his right hand the slivers penetrating to a Csinsi Depablo depth. 3e succeeded in drawing out a Good Leal of Wood from the wound which a now Healing. In answer to Many inquiries in be a body in the a. Tion occurring upon the floor of the Senate chamber not Only Lowers ant brings contempt those who engage in it but lessens the respect o the Peeple for the government itself both men appear to be b Amable an their conduct deserves severe censure Gard to Stock in mines in the Bodie District we can Only say As every ene knows that outside the question of real value in the mines there Are a great Many causes operating in the Market and the Man who buys in a mine because it is Good or Sells it be cause it is poor is very Likely to get the mines Are now for Safe at the prices and they Are pushed with a great Deal of Energy and skill both Here and in new York and it is said t Liat e nor rooms being worked off. It is the belief everywhere that All the Stricks will go and that there Are other mines As Good As the Bodie that now Are hardly noticed. We do not pretend to advise Iivo Flthe the ugh As we i people at this distance will persist in buying Stock they ought to remember Hiat they Are far from the Market As Well As the mine and the situation might change entirely and prices go to pieces before any one Here except a very few would know any thin. That was happening. In such cases comi Mon prudence would Man should buy Verj dictate that a Siw singly and to the republicans of Maine have hell a convention and put out a platform their platform has no hard Mone Plank. Neither has it a soft inane Plank. In fact there is in it no men Tion of any kind of Money. In the face of that Maine is deeply interested in the currency question tha republicans have framed thei platform As if there were no such Money i exp Fence. Thi cowardice on the part of the main republicans will undoubtedly weaker their ticket in that state. Geerge 0. Perkins the Republican candidate for governor of California came to the coast in 1856. He firs worked at mining and next became be Amater. Afterwards he made Mone out of a River and embarked i the grocery business. Was elected the dump. The developments so fur Are of the most encouraging nature. Chen woman klan Purd in Virginia Twa chinamen went into the House of another chinaman named sing wan in Virginia cite about 12 o c Ock thursday night gave him a beating and kidnapped his wife Nan Ying. After kidnapping Tho woman they put her in a Wagon and drove off Clown the Geiger Grade. A warrant fur their arrest was placed in the hands of b. F. Lackey who started out after them accompanied by a chinaman to recognize the fugitives in Case they were found. Lackey expected Como up with the kidnappers at the foot of the Wrade but did not and came on into Reno. He had reason to believe that they had sought shelter with Somis other chinamen who Are working about four Miles from town. So officer Jones went out to see if the surmise was Correct while Lackey stayed in town. The great cold mine. The Bodie s new Bonanza still holding out and turning to a Quartz Mill clogged with cold. A Gazette reporter on tuesday afternoon was shown through the Indio mine and gave a close personal examination to every part of it. The great excitement which has followed the new discoveries makes it very difficult to keep strictly to the dry figures without seeming Dull but hard facts Are what men buy Stock on or ought to and Tho Gazette would much rather be right than get a Good item by stretching the truth. The stories which circulate in regard to the Ore have been so extraordinary that it seemed to be impossible for them to be True. Without any pretensions to skill As a Miner or knowledge As a scientist the writer will give a cab Ful account of what he saw and let conclusions take care of themselves. The party descended to the 433-foot level and on alighting from the Cage were met by John Goff who had n specimen in his Hund which he handed to or. Show ers the Foreman who had ordered him to save All the pieces that would hold together. The one a his hand was said to be the finest which had Ever coma out of the mine As it was firm and Strong Aud held together Well. It was Given to the reporter who shows it with great Pride. From the Shaft a Cross Cut runs straight East cutting through a narrow vein of wonderfully Rich Ore which goes with a Sharp dip to the East and rims out if the Bottom. This Streak is about 18 inches wide and underneath it lies an Inch and a half of Gold with hardly enough Ruck to color it. Much of the Rock is finely powdered and crumbles in the i find and yet it is held together so closely by the matted cold that it can hardly be pulled apart with the fingers. At this Point an Praise started to meet a Winze from the 300-foot level has reached a Hight the Crown Prince mine. Splendid ledge of Lively with lit duct Tor m Furnace. The above company met Satur Day and elected trustees for the com ing year. The developments have been very favourable of late. The South Drift of which sometime the is Gazette in 15g spoke feet a Tuce Between delivery hoi sen. Some of the Drivers of delivery wagons propose getting up a trotting race Between their respective horses the animals Are to be the ones in Ordinary use and Are to be driven in the regular delivery Rig the boys Are in Hopes that the society can be induced Ofier a purse of for such a race a race of the kind would make a Deal of sport. Of 20 or 25 feet and no break in the vein has been discovered. The North j Drift runs along on the Streak which varies somewhat in different places. At about the thinnest part of it has pinched Down to it few inches a Winze was started a few Days ago which was watched with the greatest anxiety by the superintendent this Winze is now Down 53 feet with a ver tical depth of More than half As much its face is Tho deepest place in the Liole divides the interest of experts with the South Drift. The two Are the critical Points and Are watched Day and right. This Winze in rides the Ore vein Down on its two sides. It widens out to two feet towards the upper end and continued about that in the face on tuesday a the latest news from it. The Strenk of Gold is found Here and is fabulously it Elf. Down Tho sides of the Winze it can be traced with the the naked Eye and one or to carloads would make a Good dividend the great question is As to the permanency of the Deposit. This Winze curries Large quantities Quartz Tho whole of the Way it is in Fine Gold bearing Rock assaying about Wall runs to the East Side of the Drift. At a distance of 150 feet a Cross Cut was made through the Wall and a ledge bearing Silver assaying about per ton was found. The ledge is eighteen feet eight or ten of which carries Gold. The next ledge has not been Cross Cut and no one knows How wide it is. The Ore is free milling Ore and works like sugar in the Robertson Furnace. _ the Rock in places contains some Antimony but no Lead or Copper. W. D. Aplin is Here and is making an Effort to raise to build a Furnace to do custom work and develop the Catnap. He raised six Hundred dollars in Pyramid and can double it. The Furnace will Cost and will employ thirty men. It will reduce twelve tons a Day and every Man who has or Ore can have it worked and thus any for opening his mine. Thorn has been a discovery of tire City in the Jonos Kinkead Shaft which cud be utilized for building the Furnace. A Fawn with White an Indian brought a Beautiful Fawn to Rons Friday. Its marking a very Peculiar. The color is that red Isle Brown common to the Deer family but the Little Fawn is ice arable for White parallel stripes which Mark its body from head to Tail. The White stripes Are Only about half Inch in Width and Are More than an Inch apart. The bands of White extend. Lengthwise Over the body. They Are not so much stripes As regular rows of White spots placed very close together 80 that a Little distance they give the appearance of continuous and unbroken bands of White. The piste who captured it when asked the name of that kind of a Deer said it was an Indian Deer and that there Are none like it in California. The Little one is very Young and stands Unstead ily upon its legs. O. H. Smith the Butcher purchased it and will try to rear it. He says it is the first of the kind he Ever saw. A handsome residence. I t. Benham has just finished Mil dim a basement Story of artificial Stone to the residence of j. H. Kin Tead. The House was raised by Means of Jack screws so As to admit of the construction. The building of this great Deal of room and greatly improves the appearance of the dwell ing. Carpenters Are avow at work making the dec Essary alterations and finishing up the Interior. When or. Kinkead s residence is entirely completed h will be one of the most ele Gant and comm odious residences in Rene. Champagne baking powder., the celebrated Champagne baking by j. S. Taylor co., of san Francisco Are free from All deleterious substances and make the lightest and it is coming throughout the country on no count its cheapness and the file Quality of bread made with it. Crystals strength which Are the Winze indications of has also streaks of Silver Ore of a Rich character which is a Good indication. The South Drift is in 143 feet and has the Streak of Ore looking very Well. It Here contains Horn Silver and much Gold. The South Winze 110 feet from the North Winze is in 10 feet and assays in Silver and in Gold per ton. On the 306 foot level the East Cross Cut found nothing but a Little Streak of White Quartz which was passed in Healthiest of bread into extensive use brutal Aii Ault a boy. A brute by the name of j. J. Mccarty struck we. Barnett the boy employed in m. Harrison s grocery stare alongside the head with a come saturday cutting his ear severely. The assault was made apparently with out provocation. Shortly afterwards Mccarty was arrested on a charge of assault and Battery and plead guilty to the complaint. Judge Bowker fined him 020. In default of payment he was sent to the county jail for ten Days. Sentenced to Alcatraz. Lieut. J. W. Iowa l and Seargent Scott of the u. S. Army arrived last thursday evening from Camp Bidwell with a prisoner g. W. Who has been sentenced to a term of imprisonment at fort Alcatraz. They took the Everland train for ban fran noticed. It is being explored now by a Siuze which will connect with the up raise mentioned above and is found to Widen out and to very Rich. The South Drift follows it for 5c feet and Hus of Ore with Gold All through it and streaks of Silveti resembling Chloride but of a More greyish color. The wonderful Rich of Fri Mph in Lodle. A. Ii. Wilbur is Book keeper for Porter co., lumber dealers. I. H. Alexander of Verdi is night Watchm Nat the South Standard mine. C. Foster is Engineer at the South Standard. William May Berry is Foreman of Hill Mayberry s lumber Yard. It. Ward is in the furniture and undertaking business. C. Lemery a Engineer at the Bodie Mill. Richardson Salisbury arc in the Boot and shoe business. J. C. It inn an old Central Pacific boy is putting up machinery at the Noonday. Pat Hogan has one of the finest places in Bodie. It is in the heart of Tho town and brings in a big rental. The confess for. The Sacramento see gives currency to some damaging reports Lewis Duseberg whose confession furnishes the sequel the Story of the Donner party in the Truckee Republican and says a Story runs to the effect that Keseberg while intoxicated at one time in a Saloon near Truckee boasted of having part Kou of fhe flesh of mrs. Donner and of its Fine taste and that a bystander indignantly knocked him it is also said that thu same Lewis Keseberg was driven out of Green Valley in Placer county for boasting of having eaten the flesh of other members of the Donner purty. The proposed sunday Law. A majority of the business men have signed or will sign the petition for a sunday petition will be tie Board meeting for action thereon. Business men Are decidedly opposed to the measure. One i getting ahead of the Grasshoppers have appeared in troublesome numbers of the ranch of w. W. Morton about two Miles South of town. Their appearance has i used or. Morton to commence cutting his Alfalfa crop earlier than he otherwise would. However Only a few Days will elapse before Hay cutting will be come general in the Valley. M. Fell into a fit. Gillis while painting on the stoop of his House Friday morning fell Down in an apoplectic tit and was in sensible for quite awhile. Or. Daw Sou was called in and under his treat Ness of this Streak of Ore which goes All through the and which has been Cut into at different places be judged by the fact that in the Mill after a 24 hours run the Dies got s.0 closed up with Gold that the stumps could not play. Crowbars were sharpened and used As cold Chis Els and 168 pounds were dug out and put into a bag which is kept in the office for visitors to lift. The outside Points Are now All in this vein and no one can Tell How far it extends in any direction. It is thought by Many that it will be found in the lower Depths of Jupiter Dudley and other mines East and West and ethers think it straight ens up and will go and turn into a Silver bearing fissure like the Comstock. At present the veins Are so narrow and the Walls so Indis Tinct and Uncertain that it is very difficult to Tell what a Day May bring Forth. Needle spread Blu Milf. The in mural Needles got up a Torch Light procession and a fourth of july be Lubratich Al by himself on Vir Ginia Street Friday evening. He scared up a Good sized crowd in a very few minutes and reeled off a Large Quantity of poetry pathos and pawing. After his jaw had run Down be was invited out by an appreciative ment Gillis soon revived not at All serious. The Case is listener the take a fellow mounted drink Candle another Box and commenced Selling some kind of miraculous Salve with As much fuss and fury a democratic stump orator. The infliction was too much and the crowd dispersed. Miming Burkleo. A great favor will be conferred on the undersigned by informing her of the whereabouts of w. L. Burklee a Printer. He was last heard from at Chetopa. Kam As in feb., 1878. Mrs. L. M. By Kleo Butler. To. The United Brooklyn mining company have six men employed in running a Tunnel. The Force will probably be increased it an Early Date. The con. I the Gazette learns that Rill be resumed in i lie Cou. Esme in Lii mine about the 1st of july. Competent mining men have pronounced the con. Esmeralda a nut class mining property and it is in com aging to it Start up again

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