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WEALTH FOR THE POORS
IN GOLD STOCK'S RISE
Bootblacks, Servant Girls and
Clerks Reap Rich Harvest
n, in Nevada.
Special to Tk Journal.
Goldfield, Nev., Nov. 10.Never be
fore in the mining history of the
United States has there been such an
amazing tale of suddenly acquired
riches as that which is being tola this
week in Goldfield. Stocks, which a
ea ago were being vainly hawked on
streets at 8 to 10 cents a share,
have sold within the last twenty-four
hours as high aa $15 a share. Mines
which were optimistically capitalized
at $1,000,000 are developing into bo
nanzas with $50,000,000 or more in
sight and further untold millions in
As fast as the stock in any mine is
put upon the market it is oversub
scribed twenty times over and doubles
in value with almost incredible swift
ness. The whole country is buying
Goldfield stocks, to such an extent that
the orders pouring in upon all local
brokers keep thirty operators in this
town working day and night. A tidal
wave, is the only adequate metaphor
descriptive of these conditions as they
Bootblack Sells at Profit.
To dimly realize the effect this boom
is having on the fortunes of every man
and woman who invested even the most
meager Bums in Goldfield stocks,
whether during the last year or as late
as yesterday, one does not have to
travel further than the nearest corner
of a Goldfield street. I every store,
or restaurant, or saloon, visible from
the corner chosen, there is somebody
who is richer by just so many hundreds
or thousands of dollars than he was a
The bootblack who owns a little
stand at Crook and Main streets paid
S140 for 500 shares of stock last
August and sold his holdings last Sat
urday at a net profit of $350.
The barber who can be seen work
Sag at the chair nearest the window, a
few doors beyond, made what he
thought was a daring investment last
July, by borrowing $370 with which to
^uy 1,000 shares. Last Wednesday
Afternoon he sold his stock, repaid his
loan and put $1,750 in the bank.
j Boy Makes 329,800.
'f"In the offices of the big concerns it
is the simple fact that every stenog
rapher, every clerk, every bookkeeper
baa made a big or little pot of money
t$y investments in the mining stocks'
OJL either Goldfield, Tonopah, Fairview
of those made by the young
Women, of the most haphazard charac
A particularly interesting case is
afforded by Tommy Nugent, a 17-year-
old office boy. About a year ago,
Tommy, who has been earning his own
bread since he was 12, spent the $100
which he had painfully saved out of
the earnings of four years, and an
other $100 which he received as his
share of a dead uncle's estate, for
2,000 shares of stock. The price was
JO cents a share for this stock when
Tommy bought it. This office boy
las sold his holdings for $30,000 in
What is happening at these Goldfield
sines is also happening at Tonopah to
\e Tonopah Mining, the Montana, the
jnopah Extension and the Belmont
happening at Fairview to the Nevada,
Hills, the Eagle, the Eagle's Nest and
the Hailstone happening at Manhattan
to the Consolidated, Stray Dog, the
jumping Jack, Indian Camp, and the
As-You-Like-It. Surely, these are great
flays for Nevada, with the greatest yet
SMALLEST MAN IS DEAD
Iteese Wiggles, Aged 56, and 37 Inches
1 Tall, Passes Away.
Journal Special Service.
Wilkes Barre, Pa,, Nov. 10UeeseWig
gles, who claimed to be the smallest
man in the world, being four inches
Shorter than General Tom Thumb, died
|oday at Eetreat, near here. He was
p6 years old and most of his life was
Spent on the stage. He had been ex
hibited thruout this country and
Europe. He was on the stage with
Peneral Tom Thumb in Wales and then
bame to this country. He was 37 inches
fall. His parents died when he was
young and William H. Thomas has since
'^ihen taken charge of him.
SHAUN EELLEY CLEARED
Jury Fails to Indict Roommate of Theo
dore Roosevelt, Jr.
w-Boston, Nov. 10.Among the "no
bills" returned by the grand jury to
Vdaywas one in the case of Shaun Kelley
'of Harvard university, who was charged
with assaulting Patrolman Fraher on
the common last September.
Kelley is a roommate of Theodore
Boosevelt. Jr., and both students were
called before the grand jury to explain
^the manner in which Fraher received
bis injuries. The case was dismissed
in the municipal court prior to the
grand jury investigation.
$-- CZECHS INSULT GEUHAMT.
jBy Publishers' Press.
Prague, Nov. 10.As a token of their Intense
hatred of everything German, the professors
In the Czech university have just refused to
1 take part in tomorrow's centenar of the Ger
man technical institute. The Insult Is the more
marked from the fact that the Czechs waited
until the last moment, that the many foreign
ers here to attend the celebration might notice
the affront. The Germans are retaliating by
refusing to attend the coming twenty-flfth an
plversary of the Czech technical institute.
DEMANDS YEEKES SECRETS.
:jBy Publishers' Press.
|f Chicago, Nov. 10By a United States court
firder to Le Grande W. Pierce to reveal the
fate Charles T. Yerkes' secret deals in connec
companies8, the federal judiciary has caused a
.fluttear among men who were connected with
teglslative a the time
M yerkes was active in the west. Pierce was
Kerkes' confidential agent and it is believed
Startling revelations will be wrung from him
concerning the streetcar magnate's methods,
KIKG TO VISIT POPS.
jVRome,, Nov. 10.The archbishop of Athens,
i visltor in Borne, is arranging for a visit from
the king of Greece to the pope. As the king
be a guest of the quirlnal and as Glo has
!o diplomatic representative at the Vatican, the
ripe has consented.
INDIAN ASSATJX.TS INDIAN,
toial to The Journal.
lenominee, Mich., Nov. 10.Officers are on
tee yookonfr for Peter Beaver* an Indian, who
fey in ambush for John Shine, another Indian,
ntf when the latter appeared attacked him
rtth (knife and club, inflicting probably fatal
Stnfek by Streetcar.Elmer Peter
son, a inail carrier, was knocked from
his wagon 'by a streetcar at Seventh
Avenue SE and Fourth street, early last
evening an4 badly bruised. He was
driving across the track when the car
struck the,wagon throwing him out.
His head ,was slightlV cut and his
fhoulder dislocated. "He was able to
switch his horse and go to a physician 'v
office, where his wounds were dressed.
8 News Section.
PRESIDENT IS O. K.
Wireless Messages Describe Safe Pas
sage of the Louisiana.
Now York Herald Speoial Cable Service. Copy.
right, 1906, by the New York Herald.
Washington, Nov. 10.Several wire
less messages from the president were
received today at the White House, but
were not made .public. It is said that
they merely indicated that the squadron
was proceeding southward without inci
dent and all were well. It is possible
that the messages contained private in
structions which caused their withdrawal
from the press.
Secretary Loeb announced yesterday
that probably only one message a day
would bo given to newspaper and it is
thought here that that one message will
probably be a condensation of all the
COUNT DIES UNDER TRAIN
Hungarian Nobleman Killed Within Few
Weeks of Wedding Day.
Speoial to The Journal.
New York, Nov. 10.The body of the
man who was run over and killed by a
passenger train on the Pennsylvania in
Jersey City Wednesday was Identified to
day as that of Henri Vojesiki de Pera
kopi, a Hungarian count.
The count was engaged to marry Miss
Wilhelmina Augusta Busch in a week or
two. Mr. Busch, the girl's father, said
that Perekopi was a bona fide count and
came from a well to do house in Hun
gary. The count was employed as a
draughtsman in Jersey City.
It is believed he was accidentally
killed by a train as he was making a
short cut across the tracks to the ferry.
OIL TRUST RAISES WAGES
Adds 35,000 Men to Army to Get In
crease in Pay.
Speoial to The Journal.
New York, Nov. 10.Officials of the
Standard Oil- company said today that
a wage increase, similar to that granted
to the employees of its Ohio subsidi
aries, would be granted to employees of
practically all its subsidiary companies.
It is understood that about 35,000 men
will be affected by the increase, altho
the officials of the -company refuse to
give any estimate of the number of men
in their employ.
'Site of the New Mackay-Curtis Hotel
WORK BEGINS ON NEW $800,000 HOTEL A THIRD AVENUE S AND TENTH STREET, THE GEORGE P1LLSBURY
PROPERTY, WHICH IS TO BE RAZED.
EXPOSITION TO JOIN
SHORES OF PACIFIC
Show Oriental Trade Pos
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 10.Henry E.
Beed director of exploitation or the
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition, de
clares that oriental trade and its pos
sibilities will be one of the object les
sons of the exposition. In an article
dealing with the possibilities for the
growth of this trade, Mr. Beed says:
"In the exposition of 1909 the two
shores of the Pacific ocean will be
brought together, commercially, for the
first time in history, and the placing of
oriental commerce upon a practical
working basis cannot fail to be one of
the substantial results of the meeting.
"Much has been written about ori
ental trade in the last half dozen years,
but few persons have any definite idea
of what it is, actually or prospectively.
To those to whom distance lends en
chantment to the scene, the orient, from
the time of Marco Polo, has been the
realm of splendor, whose people are
rolling in wealth and ready and anxious
to buy and sell all commodities known
to man. At closer range, the view dis
closes more than one-half the popula
tion of the globe, some of whom are the
favored of fortune, while the vast ma
jority are limited in purchasing power,
and therefore subsist on the barest
What the United States govern
ment, in its reports on commercial rela
tions, treats as Asia and Oceanica, com
prises nearly 12.000,000 square miles
and has a population of about 860,000,-
000. According to the latest available
statistics, it does a gross foreign trade
of $2,450,000,000 a year, as compared
With $2,412,000,000 for the United Publisher*' Press.
States and $4,400,000,000 for the United
"The United States, with less than
one-tenth of the population of Asia and
Oceanica, has an equal amount of for
eign trade. The United Kingdom, with
less than one-twentieth of the popula-
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"While on the subject of buying and
selling power, it is not amiss to point
out, by way of illustration, that in 1850
the imports per capita of the United
States were 4.87 and the exports $5.57.
"The oriental prize is an import
trade, amounting to approximately
YOUNG MAN KILLED
IN FOOTBALL GAME
Speoial to The Journal.
Great Palls, Mont., Nov. 1C..Tames
P. Curtis of this city was killed in a
football game with the team of the
Indian schoool at Port Shaw at the lat
ter place today. The game was a fierce
one. In the first few minutes of the
second half Curtis was- hunched down
and under during a scrimmage and was
picked up unconscious, injured inter
nally. He never regained consciousness
and died a couple of hours later, after
being taken from the field. Curtis was
a comparative stranger in Great Palls,
his home being in Syracuse, N. Y. The
game was being played under the im
KILLED BY HIS DEER
Rich Flour Exporter Found Dead
His Country Place.
New York Herald Special Service.
New York, Nov. 10.Killed by the
deer in his beautiful country place in
Eagle Eockway, Montclair, the body
of Herbert Bradley, a wealthy flour
exporter of 58 William street. New
York, was found at 7 o'clock. Bruises
covered his body and his legs were
lacerated, evidently by the thorns and
hoofs of the animals, which had been
very tame and great pets of their
owner, tho they often terrified other
residents of the countryside by escap
ing from the park on Mtr. Bradley's
ROADS REBUKE RUSSIA.
Warsaw, Nor. 10.As a Trimka to -the Rus
sian government for its failur to protect trains
in Poland from bandit attacks, several of the
big systems have abolished'the use of the Rus
sian language in official business on their lines
and employees will be required to speak Polish
in the future. Polish flags have also been sub
stituted for Russian for signaling.
QUEST FOR DIAMONDS,
MAY BE SUCCESSFUL
Backers of the Xenia Expedition
)if Declare that "Find" Has
."'TV Been Made.
London, Nov. 10.Even tho the gov
ernment sent a warship to prevent the
unlucky expedition of tho Xema from
landing on the islands off the coast ot
South Africa that are said to contain
diamonds, the Collis syndicate declares
that a "find" of diamonds has been
made as a result of the expedition.
The Xema is now some distance on
its way home, but the prospects of get
ting in on the ground floor in a ven
ture that promises much considerably
cheered up the stockholders at their
recent meeting to discuss future plans.
The Xema was sent to South Africa
some months ago by the Collis diamond
syndicate for the purpose of visiting
some islands off the, coast that were
believed to contain diamonds. Mr.
Griffith was the expert of the syndi
cate in South Africa, and when Dr.
Jameson refused permission for the
Xema to land he began looking around
for other opportunities to procure the
Close on the heels of the announce
ment at the stockholders' meeting that
more than $50,000 had been expended
on the Xema expedition, Sir Alexander
Muir-Mackenzie told of the "find"
made by *their agent.
"Last week, at Capetown, Mr. Grif
fith was offered some diamondif erous I
farms near a proved mine, and he ca-1
bled to Mr. Kenyon-Collis to ask him i
to join the venture. Mr. Kenyon-Collis
immediately replied that he would
finance him, and it is his intention to
register a syndicate to deal with this
enterprise on the same basis as that
upon which the Collis diamond syndi
cate was founded."
Only a small sum would havo to be
subscribed. Mr. Kenyon-Collis had in
timated his readiness to give the ex
isting shareholders the prior right to
come into his venture, and to subscribe
the shares* pro rata on their present
holdings. Further, he had undertaken
to hand over 2,000 of the shares free
of charge for the benefit of the share
In conclusion, Sir Alexander said that
no doubt the trip of the Xema had
been a bit of a gamble," but they
had acted thruout honestly and squarely.
WEATHER TOO HOT FOR
FAST FOOTBALL PLAY
Journal Speoial Service.
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 10.Because
of the terrific heat, 'the Commodores
were not able to exert themselves, and
this with the snappy game Eose Poly
technics played, kept the score down to
S3 to 0 in Vanderbilt's favor, in to
day's game. Manier made all of the
touchdowns, with Bob Blake kicking a
goal from placement, just as time
Backman, Strecker and Whitlock
played surprisingly good ball for the
visitors, who in the first ten minutes
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