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) Silver City Nugget [ All Local Mining News Reliably Reported When You See It In Nugget I Is So i. VOLUME XIII. SILVER CITY, OWYHEE COUNTY, IDAHO, OCTOBER 16. 1903 NUMBER 23. Local and "Personal JVetv-t Picked by Oar A_eporfer Ohi-t XVeeK. Cigars of the choicest brands at Getchell's. Mrs. Ellis of the Salvation Arm y "left for a short trip to Shoshone Wednes day. Bellevue has a newspaper. The new venture was launched last Wednesday. Success to it. Glass aud putty, paints, oils, turen tine and brushes, sold now by Theo H. Philipp's hardware store. Mrs. H. J. Wilterding arrived from Silver City this afternoon for a mouth's visit with relatives and friends.— Nam Leader. Mrs. Nels. Pierson of Black Jack went to Boise last week to remain over fair week and Nels got lonesome and lagged along after her Sunday. Telephone No. I rings up Theodore H. Philipp, dealer in hardware, stoves, tin and granite waie, cutlery, sewiug, machines, paint, oils and glass. 2 « The Lucky Boy mill at Custer has shut down. No reason is ascribed for the shut-down and a full crew of men are at work iu the mine. The much talked of Lewiston-Grauge ville electric road now looks like a sure go. All preliminaries have been com pleted, subscriptions are coming in aud the survey will be made this fall. J. J Bennett, who served one term as member of the Senate from Owyhee county, arrived last evening from Grangeviile, and is at the Idauha. has come here ou miuiug business.— Statesman (Sunday.) NuGGi-T overlooked mentioning tbe return of Charles Motley last week, after month's abseuC'. Mr. Motley was called to Walla Wallaby theilluess of his aged mother, who died while he was with her, aged 84 years. A smarty lodging at Rock's rooming house tucked au electric lamp under under the bedclothes at the feet, just to get them warm, bedding, building and lodger ed. The lodger was too green to burn. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Strode have moved to Boise to reside. Mr. Strode, who was undersheriff here under the Rock regime, will long be remembered as a most capable and efficient office*, and is one of a class of residents a city can ill afford to lose. He he to at A portion of the were sav re Fred Allen and his sister, Mrs. Ed. Catlow, witli her two children came up from their home near Steins Mountain, Nevada, last Saturday to visit frieuds here, aud are stopping with their moth er, Mrs. John M. Bruuzell. They will remain for some time. Dr. N. Newman, the celebrated eye specialist, will be at the War Eagle hotel on Oct. 28. He corrects all errors of the eyes, such as far sight, sight'irregular sight, weak sight, old sight, squint or cross eyes aud all other visual imperfections. Remember the date, October 28. . W.th the many irrigation projects. nnder course of construction, which will reclaim thousands of acres of arid lands, and the rich deposits of mineral being exposed in the different districts of the State, Idaho has a future in store for her that outrivals any state In the union. near The couffty commissioners held their regular quarterly session Monday, with little business coming before them cept the usual work of auditing, pense, supply and salary bills and ordering warrants drawn for They finished the busiuess coming be fore them with dispatch and adjourned Wednesday morning. ex ex in same. is a The Mrs. Charles E. Knapp and her little granddaughter returned home Sunday from a visit to Baker City aud Sump ter, where they wont to visit W. E. | a Elmer, the child's father. Mr Elmer ; went to Portland after their return to ^ to bo married last Tuesday, to a lady of out that city. Upon Mrs. Knapp's return : here she was greeted by her son, Ar- ! the thur, just returned from California, where he has beeu living for the past the three years. of Cigar holders at Getohell's. Philipp sells Hot Blast and Airtight heating stoves. Dr. N. Newmau, the eye specialist, with headquarters at Pocatello, will be at the War Eagle hotel on Oct. 28. The finest line of pipes aud smoking articles at Getchell's. There wil be services in the Catholic church iD Silver City on Sunday, Oct. 18th. Mass at 10 a. m. Rev. and Mrs D. H. Jones will give a reception to the Suuday school class of St. Jame's Episcopal church next Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 o'clock. An enjoyable time is assured. been killed iu that vicinity in W. C. R. Johnstone shot a mountain goat in the hills west of Ketebam last week that weighed close to 700 pounds. It is one of the biggest goats that has some time. Ed. F. McGough and sister, Miss Alice, arrived here last Saturday from Silver City. Ed. aud Miss Mary E. Farrel will be married in St. Joseph's church in this place Wednesday morn ing at 8 o'clock. The reception after the marriage will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. Farrell.—Idaho City World. Mr. G. K. Gi luly, a guest of Mr. C. K. Lockwood of this place, gave an in terestiug lecture at the court house last uight ou psychology, mental telep athy, etc. The lecture was free, but very few people were present. Gilluly is an attorney of Kansas City who is iu the west in search of health, and is a very pleasant geutleman to meet. Mr. J udge Stewart last Monday sentenced Ed. Schmelzer aud Charles Boyls, cou victed of grand larceny at Weiser. The judge gave -chmelzer 11 years and Boyle 3 years, and iu sentencing the former, said he was the most colossal liar he had ever had experience with duriug the course of his life. He told Boyle that he had been led into what he had done by Schmelzer, but that he would give him three years for lying on the witness stand. Mr. Facer took a party of visitors out to Camp Opportunity Tuesday, for the double purpose of having them look over his company's properties aud to have them for witnesses to the post ing of the plats, etc., required iu mak ing an application for U. S: Patent on the Golden Cycle claim, consisted of Messrs. H. J. Wilterdiug George Irving, J. W. Stoddard aud At torney Cuuuingham. It was pay-day at Camp Opportunity last Saturday aud Mr. Facer was on hand with his check book with customary regularity. The pariy week from South Mountain, looking much improved iu health. Since Mr. O'Keefe has sold his ranch to Milke, the wealthy sheep man, he has beeu taking the world easy and says he has uot hing to retain him in that out-of Arthur O'Keefe was iu town this the-way locality, except his South Mountain mining property which he will dispose of wheu the opportunity offers. But as he has an abundance to maintain him comfortably duriug tbe remainder of his days without that iroubliug him, he is not lettiug the mines cause him auy anxiety. Our friend, C. C. Hedum, had the pleasure of a visit last week with a couple of old Coeur d' Alene frieuds, in the persons of Frank Roach and Richard J^olett of Wallace. Mr. Roach is the undersheriff of Shoshone county, a position which he has held through former a'lministrations, aud Mr. Folett runs the butcher busiuess of that town. The two geutlemen had been in Mal heur county looking up a location for a cattle ranch, intending to embark in that business, und probably will return to Jordan Valley later out this way just to call upon their friend Hedum, and incidentally to the country, Nugget, they spoke enthusiastically of the prosperous condition of the mines on. They went see In a pleasant call on of Shoshone county. Rev. D. H. Jones will bold divine ser vices at St. Janie's Episcopal church both morning and evening. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Evening services will commence at 7;30 p. m. All are cor dially invited to attend. Mrs. G. O. Sampson has received a telegram, announcing the birth, on the 12th inst., of a flue baby girl to her brother and sister-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hutchinson of Seattle. The ninny o w .vhee friends of Mr. and Mrs. H. will extend sincere congratulations Rev. D. H. Jones hèld divine services at Dewey last Sunday eueniug and there was a very good attendanc. Mrs Jones sang two vocal solos and the service was very interesting through out. From now on Rev. Jones will hold services at Dewey every secoud Suuday of each mouth. Thomas Davey, whose docease Nug get announced last week, was buried with Masonic honors at Boise last Sun day. With the number who wentfmm Owyhee to attend his funeral, we noted the names of Manager Irwin, of the Trade Dollar company, and Manager Oxford of De Lamar. Quite a sensation was sprung in po lice circles in Pocatello this week when a chinaman, arrested for tpium joint made a statement to the effect that he had been paying certain police officers for protectton from the law and that he had data as to when and to whom payments were made. Ttie case brought to light other inci dents of corruption in the police de partment of that city. The Caldwell Band is furnishing music at the Boise fair this week. They give an open air concert every evening ou the streets aud furnish music at the fair grounds during the day. This organization is under the direction of Prof. Gorden, formerly of this place, and through his untiring efforts has placed this band second to none in the Slate. It is composed entirely of local talent, eighteen pieces iu all, aud many cities of twice Caldwell's size would well be proud of them. Ed. L. Fegau, who runs the nine-mile bouse between Custer and Loon Creek, has been arrested charged with the murder of Burael Rood, a young man of Salmon City. At the coroner's in quest he was exouorated, he claiming that the shooting was accidental, but later developments show that he was angry whon he went and procured his riffle aud that the words used before the fatal shot was fired, were such as to make it a doubtful case of accident al shooting. be E. running an C. to r De La mar Notes. J (From Our Corresponded.) Mrs. Thomas, mother of Mrs. James H. Rodda has been very ill and flued to her bed for the past three weeks. John Bruce has returned to De Lamar aud is again at work iu the mines, after taking a whirl around other camps* He was in Pearl and .Vlackay. Miss Idaho Sotbereu went over to Nampa Thursday, and will spend the winter there with her aunt, Mrs. Bruce* Quite a number of De Lamar people are taking in the luter-Mouutaiu Fair this week. Among the number goiug over to Boise we noted Mr. aud Mrs. Al. Kent, Mrs. Frank Prout, Dick Rod da, James H. Uore, Jimmie Pascoe, George McCabe, (the letters family were over there already) John Miles aud Jack Ilambley. Robert Hayes and family have re turned to Oe Lamar for the winter. Thomas Rodda has given up his posi tion as shift boss at the De Lamar mines and will probably go elsewhere for the winter. McDounell has been made superintendent for the company aud Harry Goad foreman at the mines since the decease of Mr. Davey. Jack Grigg returned home from his outing at Emmett aud Payette Lakes Wednesday. Messrs. Charles Rodda, Frank Jolly aud Harry Cadwell, who went to Boise to attend the late Mr. Davey's funeral, returned home Wednesday. con a Ü Has Completed its WorK. ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ • ☆ -A JVD MILL IS A O BP FOU S A L E a Mr. John Scales and sou. Will, up here from Wag'Uitowu Tuesday. Mr. Scales says they have cleaued up the tailings yard, and that i they will have fluished their were a few days run on W. H Townsend's yard, when the cyan ide pluut, almost as good as uew, will be dismantled and put out of commis sion. It is a well equipped plant with four 100-ton leaching tanks, tanks for holding s ilutiou and precipitating, a lerge Alter press, a flue engine and all the necessary pumps, steam and water pipes required. It was built for the De Lam„r Company by manager Hunt ley at a cost of about $30,000. It will be sold now at a very low figure. The now worked and tailings yard has brought the owners, Messrs. Scales and Smith, very comfortable fortuues, and its history is worth recalling. When Capt, De Lamar started his mi 1 at De Lamar, it run on very rich ore by tbe amalgamation process and for more than two years the tailings were run into Jordan creek and allowed to run down stream. Mr. Scales, at that time running the arastra at Silver City« perceiving '.he waste, conceived the idea of saviug them, bought the little ranch two miles down the creek, built pouds and began flurniug the slum into the basin. But high water carried off much of the values. After about three years, aud after Captain Plummer be came manager, Mr. Scales made au agreement with him by which he was permitted to flume the tailings from the mill, giving the lie Lamar company one-half for the privilege, constructed the two miles of flume, changed the little pan mill which he had built so that it was run by water power, but could only work a few tons per day, aud that only for three or four mouths daring tbe early summer. His expenditures iu constructing the mill Mr. Scale FABLE: "The Old Woman ^ M* m: ^ Who Gabbed." Here iu an inspired fable, taken from the Kooskia Mountaineer: Once upon a time there resided in Meddlesome Row in Auy Old Town a Married Woman, who, as a Dis-emiuat or and Promulgator of Iuside Informa tion about her Neighbors, has the Local Newspapers beat, by Several Fur longs. This Dame with the Perpetual Motion Gab Box did not Spend any moie Time at Home thau was Actually Required for Meals aud Sleep. She had a Phonograph arranged by her Bedside so as to Record Anything She might Say iu her Sleep. Her Favorite Song was: "There's no Place Like Your Neighbor's Home," aud she used to Sing it with an Anvil Chorus Accompaniment. She ulways had lots of First-class, Copper-riveted, Gold-plated Advice for Everybody. If a Stranger came to Visit a Neighbor, the Giddy Gossip was sure to Fail iu Just one Moment aud Get a Line on Him. If the Ttrauger happened to have Ingrown Hair or Degenerate Ears all Meddlesome Row would be aware of the Fact on the Morrow. Sometimes she would even Stand oat at the Gate aud get Ear Ache in har Eneigetic En deavors to absorb Fugitive Scraps of Small Talk. Worn an l Weary, one Night she Sought her Couch. , She was a good ! Dreamer and she dido t have to Dally with the Poppy to woo Morpheus. Sud- j denly the Others in the tfouse were Awakened by a Teri ible Scream, and ■ rushing to the Room found the F>*mi , „ I nine Phonograph Prone upon the Floor, Moaning piteously. She had Dreamed that she had Lost her Voice, and the Nightmare caused her to Jump out of Bed. Her Overworked Jawbone was found to be Fractured in Four Places and her Conversational Apparatus Ir revocably out of Commission, lingered iu Sitence for Three Consecu tive Weeks—the Longest Period known since tier Birth—and then she Passed Away. An Autopsy showed that she had Died of Appendicitis, caused by She Swallowing Two of her Crockery Teeth and flume necessitated his calling for financial aid, aud here is where his friend, S. T. N. Smith came in aud got a third interest Lamar mill was changed to a cyanide plant, and the tailing stopped running through the flume, the De Lamar pauy called for a division. Then, when the De a com This mat ter was amicably settled by quartering the big yard or pond, tossing for first, secoud, third aud fourth choice and each party gettiug twoquarterings. The Do Lamar, with the cyanide plant, worked their portion out in two years and then sold the plant to Scales & Smith, who have just completed ' iug the remainder of their share through. ruu W. H. Towusend and caught an overflow, after the Scales yard had impounded all it would hold, buildiug a yard half a mile further down the creek, and saved au addition al 30,000 tons or thereabouts. They built and have beeu ruuuiug a little pan mill, but fiudiug they could get better results by cyaniding, are hauling what they have left up the creek to the Scales mill. son 1 The results of the enterprise have been very profitable. While none of the parties have informed the public of the amount they have cleaned up, it is currently reported sold more thau $80,000 worth of auro-cyanides last year and over $100,000 worth this with upwards of $20,000 worth of bill lion produced per year in their little mill for four proceeding years, readily guess, granting that the De Lamar company's half did as well, that that slum pile has yielded about $600 - 000 . 00 . year, one can Think of what went down Jordan creek duriug the first tbr.e years of working De Lamar ores, when the were richer aud the percentage of iugs smaller. ores sav on the Night of the Fall. Moral: Sensitive Good Samaritans should Tie Themselves iu Bed. Thc Children's Entertainment. It was just the cuuningest and ohturm ingest "show" given in Silver City for many a day—that given by the little tots, trained by Miss Hope, last Friday eveuiug. Everybody declared it such. was It was a long program of 29 numbers, everyone of which was good. There were solos; duets, choruses, tiou songs and drills aud recitatious, and a delightful audience applauded every one of them. The daiuty and charming manners of the little girls not one of whom made a "bobble" and all of whom showed the confidence which good traiuiug brings, was simply delightful. ac When a new home shad have beeu procured for the pastor of St. James' Episcopul church in Silver City, pie *se remember that the child ren helped supply the means. New Strike iu Idaho. Hamilton, Montana, is excited over the latest news from Owl creek, diggings 125 miles south of there in in Idaho, between the Bitter Root mountains aud Salmon liver, ports received there have given every body the stampede fever and many well known people have dropped their daily calliugs and left for the uew gold fields. a new The re , H. M. Butler aud Byron Castnerbave ! re t U rned from Owl Creek. They tell of a piece of ore weighill 18 is j beitlg takeu from a ledge> j be . ■ tween $3IX) aud $400 in gold, is an old Moutana miner, and he says I the ground, both placer and quartz, is tbe riehest he evor saw There is about Castner two feet of snow at Owl Creek now and it takes three days to reach there from Hamilton, ths nearest railroad poiut. £250*00 "Reboard! The above reward will be paid by me for the arrest and conviction of the persons who have beeu killing my horsea on lower Reynolds creek, or for conviction for auy future depredations of like character. Reyuolds, Idaho, Sept.*24* 19tß X ° BLB '