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lJS M«ican-34 34** 34\
325 Gould A Curry—9**
85 Best <t Belcher—16 H
1 oft (ioiild A Curry—J 4
J240 California-7 64 7s90 7b30 7b5 7b3
130 Savage—104
310 Con. Virginia- 6*4
270 Potosi-380c
270 Hale A Non-rote—114 114
330 Crown Point—54
440 Yellow Jacket—17 164 164
650 Imperial—140c
60 Kentuck—470c
10 Alpha—19
20 Ophir—34
1005 Belcher—64 64
50 Yellow Jacket- 164
740 Con. Virginia- 64
30 Confidence—14 4
645 Sierra Nevada—49 484 484
80 Utah—15*4 15 4
200 Belcher—64
220 Bullion—5 4 54
335 Exchequer—54
25 Seg. Belcher—25
35 Overman—94
880 Justice—370c 370ctl0 34
600 Succor—30c
60 Union—72 714
100 Alta-64
530 Lady Bryan—70c
500 Juha-370c 360c 3G5c 355c 34
220 Caledonia—190c 185c
185 Silver Hill—1 4
370 Challenge—285c
370 New York—65c 70c
200 Woodville—20c
170 Lady Washington—14 120c 115c
200 Challenge—24
60 Wells-Fargo 5c
300 Ward—105c 110c
250 Leviathau— 60o 65o
100 Scorpion—230c
50 N. Con. Virginia—114
50 Trojan—5c
100 Benton—4 4
1845 Flowery— 80c 75c 70c 65c
750 N. Bonanza— 120c 110c
90 Mackey—2
100 M. View—64 6 4
210 Raymond A Ely—34
165 Eureka Con.—17 17 4
390 Leopard—14
100 Belmont—20e
60 N. Belle—64 7
150 Htiatej—15c
140 Manhattan *24
305 Grand Prize—34
1100 Argents 180c 14
150 Independence—280t
1050 Tnacarora-— lOe
800 Day—45e 40c
6(;0 Hamburg -45cb90
310 Hillside—260c 2 4
900 Highbrtdge-30c
65 Paradise -1 4
100 Albion— 35c
1450 Fourth of July—40c 35c
1115 Bodie—94 9 4
1120 Bechtel—l 105c 11 Oo
250 Med in tun 95c 1
1195 Tioga—2
3J5 Summit—2
300 Fourth of July—35c
295 Bulwer—124 124
2-»0 Gooduhaw—30o
550 Bclvidere—115c
450 Champion—2(>o 15o
4h5 Biackhawk—210o
200 South Bodie—35c
895 Booker—40c 45c 50c
2 0 S. Standard— 20c 15c
190 Mono—365c 366c 355c 34
200 Con. Pacific—*14
410 Dudley— 10c 35o
2 »0 Jupiter—50c
100 South Bulwer- 65c 70c
510 Noonday—220c 2 4 230c
15 Martin White—-6
410 Silver King—84 8
2315 Caledonia, B. H.—220o 2 4
60 Belvidere—115c
300 Booker—45c 50c
1(H) McClmton—95c
700 Golden Terra—10 104 11
190 Tiptop—75c
RTUECrwl:80 I*. Jlf.
Ophir, 344«; Gould A Curry, 9*4 b,
94 a; Be«die. 9 4b. 9V, a; Mexican. 83l>;
Union. 72 4h, 77a: Chollar. 5 Mi. 6a; Mex
ican. 354k: Crown P<*int. 5s»b, 54a: Im
perial, 135cb. 140a: Yellow Jacket. 164b;
Sierra Nevada, 504#; Alta. C4I»;N. Bo
nanza. 120c#; Julia. 3C0e*#; Exchequer,
54b, 54a;Gould A Curry, 94#; Belcher,
64b; Julia, 370'di; Sierra Nevada, 50*;
Eureka Con.. 174b, 174a; Hale A Nor
cro*§, 12b; California. 64h. 7a; Con. Vir
ginia. 64b. 64a; Bulwer, 12 4b, 12 M«;
N. Con. Virginia, lib; Savage. 10 4 b,
10Ma; Overman. 9Mb; Ophir, 354#, 354#.
35M#, Utah. 154b; Prut d Belcher, 164;
Ophir. 36#. 864#: Mexican, 364#, Chcdlar,
6#; Crown Point, 54#: Sierra Nevada,
60Mb; Confidence, 14 4 b. 15a; Sierra Ne
vada, 51b; Savage, 10M#; Benton, 420cb;
Alta. 64#; Sierra Nevada, 514#; Ophir, j
864b, 364*.
Arrival* nn«i Departure*.
Depnrtwre* Ye*terelay.
T J I-nmonr'Mix
Major W W McCoy
J A Frumaey
G Dolan
C C Hay
Mr* M P Murphy
H W Km nil
Mr* Ttvjtn
M O'Hrtfn
Q ItUHHl'll
Arrival* l*aat Klfftit.
J M H-rrwb
Mrn R Kgleaton
J B Well.
J Oaborne
nugh Darrah
Mr- McOlnW
C B Reach ner
.! Torftinnic
J Farren
Ploch*, Hamilton and Rlirrkn IJne.
lt\T flatty
Mike Kearney
Angelo Hell
Mrs M Kearney
By the Tybo Htnfe Line.
w 8 Poplin
Wells, Fnrsro Sr <Vs Letter V.lNt.
The following letters were received at Wells,
Kargo k Go's Office last evening and not
delivered :
0 U l^n T.NMtttyr
Katy Kuhl
Wm Faueett
MlM Camilla Floyd
Geo Thucher
Pnt Mnzzin
Jo* Mead**
Minn Jane Elaigaft
Hotel Arrlvnl*.
Turner Home—J. Ward, city; L. Has
kell, city; S. Williams, city.
Parker House—E. N. McLellen, Spring
Valley; John Farrey, Sacramento: J. J.
Kertneen Hamburg mine; John Mallory.
Spring Valley.
Jackson House—B. W. Wood, Winnc
mucca; J. D. Power, city.
A Boot! Anitolatmeot.
Mr. Jamea McMartin, formerly of the
Parker House, and more recently of the
Sazerao, baa been appointed Begis
ter of the Land Office, vice Mr. Thomas
Bnbinson, who declined the sppointment.
Dan Imrael insisted on the appointment
of *isuccessor, and no better one than Mr.
McMartin conld have been found. He is
an active man, competent, faithful and at
tentive to business, and his appointment
Jfill give aatiafaetion to all who may be
brought into business relation! with him.
The Evidence Before the Coroner's
Jury Proves Conflictin';.
Comment*, speculations, Etc.
“JC vents crowd thick and fast,” is an old
quotation that might aptly be applied to
F.ureka just now. The fire furnished food
for a nine duy*’ gossip, and hud not ceased
to be a matter of interest ere the daring
feat of Sullivan and Ennis, and its tragical
finale, startled even those accustomed,
through long year* of residence on the
coast, to such scenes. On the street cor
ners, hotels, saloons and homes it has
formed the all-absorbing theme, and ths
general verdict is that while both possessed
the dare-devil spirit of a Dick Turpin or a
Claude Duval, neither possessed an iota of
their judgment or discretion. It has been
claimed that had they quietly returned to
town after the
fciniye Robbery,
(It is now indisputably proven that Bulli
van At least participated in that), and re
mained in their old haunts, no suspicion
would have been aroused, aud they would
have escaped detection, and it lias been a
matter of Bin prise and speculation as to
what induced them to pursue the fool
hardy and dangerous course they did.
Their action was doubtless induced by an
iucidcut which goes to show how a guilty
conscience, combined with a trilling atlair,
may turn the current of events and lead to
such tragical results as that of Wednesday
After the stage robbery Sullivan and bis
companion evidently skirted the hills and
entered tlie town in the neighborhood of
the Richmond furnaces, and sought Dor
land4* saloon. Th y naturally concluded
that intelligence of the robbery had reached
Eureka shortly after it* occurrence, and of
course were not aware that tlie stage had
continued on its way to Ruby Hill, and
that the news wus afterward brought from
the Hill. Upon entering the saloon the
first man encountered was Fr»d. Gorman,
ar.d his presence at such an hour and under
such circumstances w as sufficient to arouse
their suspicions, and they left hastily. It
is evident that they proceeded immediate lv
to the stable, and their actions there and
subsequently show th* t they regarded their
case as a desperate one, and on the im
pulse of the moment took a desperate
man’s chances. Gorman’s presence un
doubtedly led thiM’i to suppose that they
were under surveillance, and liable at any
moment to b<* arrested with the stolen
property in their possession. On no othe r
hypothesis can their desperate action be
accounted for.
Til® Inquest.
Messrs. W. ]I. Remington, Frank Dor
kee, P. N. Ilans^n, M. 13. Bartlett. J. G
Ford and Charles Moore were selected as a
jury, anJ at 11 o’clock, in company with
Coroner Smith, proceeded to Schwa mb's
dead hon e, and examined Sullivan's re
mains. The ball had entered the back
just below tho right shoulder blade, and
passed out near the right nipple, and
shows that Martin must have be« n in a
direct line with him when the shot wax
After viewing the remains the Coroner
ami jury adjourned to the Grand Jury
room to hear tho evidence. Mr. Bartlett
\»aa chosen Foreman and tho Sentinel's
local Seen tary.
I’oiutM t:*(a3>H*he h
The testimony of Deputy Sheriff Simp
son and Messrs. McKee and Martin, who
aided ns hi* posse, simply corroborated
each other, tud tho main points were all
published in yesterday’s Sentinel. Simp
son stated that finding that Ennis would
escape if the pursuit of Sullivan was kept
up, called out to Martin, who was in a'.
vauce, to ‘ drop him.” Martin, acting un
der authority of a recognized r of the
law, obeyed the order, and sh >t him down.
All three of his pursuers had called upon
Sullivan to half, and his death was the
result of his refusal.
The evidence of other parties was not so
clear, and shows that fcometh’ng ix held
hack that may he developed in Ennis’
trial. James Cassidy testified that he
knew both men in Bodie. and while he re
garded Sullivan as a ijnit r. peaceable man.
against whom nothing had ever been said,
ho had an entirely ditfereut opinion of
Ennis. Since tin it arrival in town he had
no connection with either, save to a-ssist
Sullivan occasionally, financially, and in
Ins capacity as proprietor of a saloon. He
also testified that early in the evening of
the robbery, Sullivan asked him the loca
tion of the cabin of James Campbell, stat
ing at the same time that Le desired to
get something to eat.
A 4f*itk»liou of Veracity.
Campbell was hunted up, and upon tak
ing the stand, disclaimed any personal
acquaintance with Sullivan, further than
that he had n et h in in a saloon once or
twice,but had never furnished him any tiling
to cat, nor had he ever been in his cabin.
Cassidy was then r« called, atnl sai l that
Campbell had admitted to him that Sulli
van had cooked hia supper in his cabin
upon the evening of the robbery, but that
he was asleep and knew nothing of it.
That a man should go to tho cabin of a
stranger to cook a meal is incomprehensi
ble, and that the proprietor of the cabin
should allow such a proceeding, or that h
should continue to sleep for such a length
of time, and then admit to Ca»sidv that he
I knew of it. and afterwards deny it on the
stand, is equally strange,* and will open a
trail that may lead to important develop
ments in the future.
Hansen, the driver of tho stage, gave
evidence that would scarcely stand the tist
of a cross-examination at the hands of any
lawyer. He was o’early honest in his
conviction that Sullivan was one of the
parties who robbed the stage, but could
give no satisfactory reason for bis belitf.
Tho moon was olwcured at the time, and
all the men were masked.
NiiIIIyhii'm Complicity
In the robbery, however, is indisputably
proven, as the watch taken from Barney
Kane, who was a passenger on the stage,
was found upon his body.
After hearing the evidence, the jury re
turned a verdict that Sullivan’s dentil was
caused by a pistol shot at the hand of Wm.
Martin, and that the latter acted under
the«instructions of a law officer, and there
fore no blame could attach to his actiou.
The Victim <*n:l Trimmer.
John Sullivan was f'om Lowell, Mass.,
where his wife and two children still re
side ; Ennis, who claims to have known
l.irn a long time, says lie was about 33
years old, and his appearance would not
indicate that he was older. He was about
five feet eight Inches iu height, with a
physiognomy that phrenologists would
term a good one, and hair that grow in
wild profusion, and presented the appear
ance of a wig. All the testimony adduced
before the Coroner's jury, ami informa
tion gleaned from friends, whs to the effect
that he was never considered a bad man,
was not addicted to intemperate habits,
and never quarrelsome. Hit* family is said
to lie a respectable one, and his venture
to have been the result of desperation,
growing out of bis inability to obtain em
ployment. This argument will scarcely
hold good at a time when workmen are iu
demand be-e. He wu buried by Schwarob
lust evening.
Charles Ennis, bis companion, chums to
bo a native of New Hampshire, is twenty
seven yean olu. about five feet six inches
in height, and has a countenance that
would send the hand of any honest man
to his pocket-book. He has been on the
coast about nine years, and came to Eu
reka, in company with Hullivau, from
Winnemucca, about three weeks ago. He
was a brake man on the Virginia and
Truckce railroad for about two years, and
afterward worked in one of the Bodia
Wllllntn ffartlu,
Who shot Sullivan, is one of the best
known men in our community. He is
careless and rough in appearance, is noted
as a quiet, inoffensive but courageous
man, who never sought a quarrel .uni who
nev« r avoided an enemy, and is one of the
best shots on the coast. He has always
| been a favorite among those who knew
him b^-st. and the verdict of the jury ac
quitting him of all blame wag hailed with
general satisfaction.
An Interview With
The Sentinel’s representative had an
interview with Ennis last evening, and
questioned him in regard to his connec
tion with the affair. Ho frankly admitted
that the stealing of the horses was pre
meditated, but denied all knowledge
of the stage robbery. It bad been agreed
upon by Hullivan and himself, he said,
that they would relieve Htc wart of a couple
of his best horses, with which they would
get out of town, and they called at his
stable on several occasions to examine his
stock. This latter assertion was corrobor
ated before the jury by the stable boy.
i On the night of the robbery he was in
| Buland’s saloon, when Sullivan came In and
hastily said that they must leave Immedi
ately. This surprised him, as it had not
been tluir infc. ntion to leave for a day or
two. Hullivan, however, insisted, and
stated they would have to leave that night
or not at all, and finally raid he was as
well satisfied to leave theu as at any other
time, and they started for the stable.
They bad expected to encounter but one
man, but met five, and this disconcerted
their plans. After leaving town he had
advised Hullivan to take to the bills, but
the latier, who was acquainted with the
country, objected, stating that they
would leave the main road when reaching
Railroad Canyon. Not knowing the ro*d, j
he says he followed Sullivan’s guidance
with' lit question. He told his story in an |
unembarrassed, plausible manner, and is
evidently shrewd enough to have decided
upon his best line of defe nse, and having
mapped it out has determined to stick to
it. The charges upon which he will be
tried will be robbery and grand larceny,
the penalty for which is not less than five
year*’ imprisonment, and maybe extended
for life. At best, he has not au iuviting
future before him.
I'M K Dl fiT.
Scrap* from I lie Nate-liooU of the
Seuiliters Reporter.
Johnny Kearns lias left Ruby Hill for
Judge Hubbard’s family will depart for
California shortly.
The chain gang is now represented by a
solitary Chinaman.
The fire ordinance will bo found iu our
advertising columns.
Beans, peas, cherries, colic and the
mcash8 have made their advent.
Chief Joseph, of the Nez Perces, was
on the Overland train yesterday.
There will l»e a meeting of the National
Guard this evening at the Turner House.
Griff. J. Griffith has located the South
Wales claim of 1,500 feet near the Wales
Con. •
Sad’er A Co. brought suit yesterday
against Crestetto Bros., for the sum of
The work of renovating and repairing 1
the new Postoftice building was commenced
li. M. Beatty. Esq., returned from Ham
ilton last evening, where he has been at
tending Court.
A. M. Hillhonse, Esq., and Charley
Moore, left by private conveyance last
evening for Hamilton.
Lumber for the Bateman street bridge
was hauled yesterday, and it will be built
The Palisade folks indulged in a Muy
day picnic to the E. A P. Hay Ranch yes
terday. A phasaut time was the result.
Mr. H. B. McKee yesterday received the
sad intelligence of the death of his sister
in Missouri. “Misfortunes never come
Judging from the amount of provisions
Ed. Dean has bought for his lunch fco-mor
row night, ho must expect to feed all the
sufferers by the fire.
The Clark street bridge is now open to
the public, and from its structure, it is evi
dent that Mr. Whitton does not propose
that the county shall be put to the expense
of buildiug another soon, barring Hoods
aud fire.
Our town heretofore might will have
been termed one of packing boxes, as
much of the district burned was built in
the early rush, little regard being had to
architecture. A* the district has now
proven a permanent one. our citizens are
building a better class of houses thau here
tofore. Mr. C. M. Beunett, whose plans
were adopted by the late Board of Super
visors for our Court-house, and who has
designed and built some of the finest
houses throughout the State and in Cali
fornia, has located permanently among us,
an 1 those contemplating building will
save money by consulting with him at his
office on Spring street near the Bateman
street bridge.
An In novation.
Messrs. Reynold and Tickle some days
since inaugurated a series of pigeon-shoot
ing matches, on the flat between Eureka
and Ruby Hill, and they have been well
uttended by those who claim to be crack
marksmen. Glass ball and other shooting
has also forme d a feature of the matches.
The first trial yesterday was be tween James
Rennet and Bob Martin, and showed the
following score :
Martin.0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1—5
Bcuuett.I 1111101 1—8
A Miiferer.
Jiin Kellogg, one of the early residents
of this place, and latterly of Eureka, ar
rived in town yesterday. He is one of the
Hutfeiers by the late tire, but has his usual
good health and strength left him, and is
in every reaped a fae simile of his former
self. He goes East by this evening's train.
— | Elko Independent.
Jim has gone to Yankee Fork. He says
he is looking for a gold country.
lor i hlef of Pol too.
Nels. Allen, an old White Finer, and
generally known and liked in Eastern
Nevada, has been nominated by the
Virginia City Republicans for Chief of
Police. If elected, Nels. will make a good
The lloaniasn Yield.
The California and Con. Virginia mines,
it is said, have yielded $106,000,000, $71,
550,000 of which has been paid to share
Valuable Papers.
Officer Simpson found a package of valu
able papers on the Ruby Hil road yester
day, which the owner can have by calling
and proving property.
The act of the last Legislature establish
ing a home for old and worn out Navadans
has been declared unconstitutional by the
Supreme Court, borry for it.
A Wise Movement on the Port of
the Committee.
A meeting of the Committee of Fifteen
was held at the Court-house last evening,
and the work of the Executive Committee
was reviewed and favorably commented
upon by several of its members.
Judge Dave E. Baily moved that the
thanks of the Committee be extended to the
Executive Committee, composed of Messrs.
Probert, Foley, Chamblin, Sadler and
Baker, for the effective, efficient and noble
manner in which they had discharged the
duties intrusted to them, and, after some
highly complimentary remarks, it was
agreed to.
A running discussion was kept up for
some time, as to what disposition should be
made of the goods yet on hand. Mr.
Foley stated that what remained was not
of a varied character, and that the Com
mittee was put to heavy expeuse in assort
ing them, in keeping a watchman, paying
for drayage, etc., and stated that some
thing would have to be done with them, as
the Court-house would soon be needed for
the District Court. It was finally agreed
that the matter should be left with the
Executive Committee, and they were au
thorized to take such steps and dispose of
the goods in such manner as they might
deem best.
What has troubled the Committee for
some days, has been the large amount of
beans and corn meal on hand, and a
scarcity of other articles. This they will
probably remedy, as several of our mer
chants have offered to take the surplus of
these articles off their hands, and allow
the full amount that it would cost to bring
them from the nearest point where they can
be purchased. The Committee will then
give orders on such merchants for certain
amounts, and the merchants will furnish
the holders with such goods as they may
dehire at cost price. This is the best of the
many excellent ideas advanced, as it will
enable those in needy circumstances to buy
a variety of necessary articles instead of
taking a sack of meal or a hag of beans,
and dieting on those two articles for a
month or more.
The Committee then adjourned, with tho
understanding that they would again meet
when anything should occur that might
demand their attention.
Tidied Up During a Day'* Tramp
Arouiail Town.
L. Hynes, the tailor, is building a resi
dence and chop on Clark street near the
Mr. 8. G. Humphreys has ordered a
large stock of drugs, and will reopen as a
dispensary on Monday next.
Gregovich is in receipt of some cherries,
string beans and other tempting and sea
sonable fruits and vegetables.
Uncle George Thachor yesterday had his
losses on the ‘Corner ” adjusted. We be
lieve it is liis iuteution to rebuild imme
Ennis has serious objections to con
founding him with others of the same
name, and enters his protest under the
head of “New To-day."
Morris Brothers will reopen the Eureka
saloon on Saturday morning. They have
made many improvements over the old
place, and will make it additionally attrac
tive for their customers.
Luther Clark is arranging to pnfc up a
a two-story building on the site of the old
Palace Saloon. He will occupy the upper
story himself, as a sa’oon, and rent the
lower portion for some other business.
A number of burglar-alarm drawers was
received by Mr. W. II. Remington yester
day. They are a sure safeguard against
burglary, and their cheapness should com
mend them to merchants and others.
Charley Lovitch, the tailor and repairer
of clothing, lost his all in the tire. He has
| opened a shpp in the rear of the jail, and
j persons wishing to have their clothes reno
vated should give Charley a helping hand.
Iliram Johnson was busily engaged yes
terday in superintending the removal of
goods from his warehouse to his new store.
In a day or two more, he says, he will lie
able to supply the entire town with gro
There were sufficient provisions and gro
ceries piled up in front of W. II. Clark’s
establishment yesterday to have tilled an
ordinary building. The amount of goods
j he receives almost daily is conclusive evi
dence that business is brisk in liis line just
Brown. Tassel A Co. have added largely
to their stock the past few- days, and have
received some of the finest goods ever
brought to Eureka in the boot and shoe
line. Their stock of ladies’, misses’ and
children’s boots and shoes is especially
large, and should be examined by those de
siring to purchase.
The International.
Uncle Dave Hall has about concluded to
rebuild the International Hotel. lie is
negotiating for the lot of F. 0. Swenson,
just north of him. It is his intention to
erect a'handsome two-story brick building,
with the hotel above and stores below. Mr.
C. M. Beiiuett, the architect, is engaged on
the plans. The new International is to be
one of the finest buildings iu town. Uncle I
Dave is a pioneer and proposes to stay by i
the town. He does not believe that ho can |
fiud a better place than Eureka.
Molatcsta A Liggett threw their new
saloon open to the public last evening, and
there was u continual stream of callers all
night long, who called to wish the firm
all manner of good luck and a prosperous
future. Both members are clever, accom
modating gentlemen, and, as their new j
building is one of the best, and their stock j
of liquors first-class, their place will take 1
rank as one of the leading resorts in the \
town. They deserve all the success with
which they may meet, end none wish it
more heartily than the Sentinel.
Hiange of Proprietor*.
The White House clothing store has
changed hands, Mr. A. Berwin stepping
down and out, and Mr. M. Davidson taking
possession. The new proprietor is an old
California merchant, and has several es
tablish unnu in that State. While we are
sorry to part with Mr. Berwin, we are glad
to know his place will he supplied with
such an enterprising man as Mr. David
son is rt presented to be.
— .. -—
The First.
Public Administrator Smith has applied
for letters of administration upon the es
tate of Tcm Pan, a Chinaman, who, it is
supposed, has no relatives living in this
| section, and the ca e will be heard ou Mon
day, May 10th. This is the first instance
io which letters of administration have
been applied for upon the estate of a China
man in our Court.
Kilby Hill Uoll of Honor.
The roll of honor of the Ruby Hill
public school consists of those scholars
who have stood eighty and upwards in
scholarship and deportment, and who have
not been tardy or absent during the month.
Grammar Department: Lawrence Keefe,
Lillie Conklin, Nellie McKenzie, Aggie
Demory, John Keefe, Thomas Heaieas.
Iu this city, April 29, 1879, by the Rev.
Father Tormey, Hon. W. C. Grimes, of
Churchill, to Miss Nellie Roche, of Carson.
The above is from the Carson "Appeal.”
The Sentinel knows all the parties. Bet
ter or truer people never had an existence
iu this world of trials. We tender con
Wells, Fargo & Co. shipped this morning
2 bars of bullion, valued at$363 82,
••Tli# WMlhtr.**
Verily the spring time is npon n*. Frogs
sre singing in the Eureka Consolidated
pond; squaws sre packing in mushrooms
to trade for "biskit;*' the house-fly’s appe
tite has come to him, but he is creating one
on the snnny side of the house; the tar
lieel is wandering from one vegetable stand
to another, in search of cucumbers and
water-melons, grasshoppers sre roosting
on barbed fences ss they watch the opera
tions of tho Italian gardeners; the trees
and willow-brush are budding most prom
isingly, and there are not half a dozen of j
Enreka’s bon ton, or bar-room prospectors,
but what talk of being off for Yo Semite
or some odier mountain resort before next
June. __
Virginia «Uy TleUet.
Tlio Virginia City Democrats on Monday
nominated this city ticket: Mayor, J. B.
Hill; Chief of Police, S. J. Walker; Tax
Collector, J. A. Mahanny; Assessor, John
Petrie; City Attorney, J. G. Graham.
Spring Styles.
By express, this day, a splendid line of
spring styles of gentlemen’s neck wear, all the
late nobby styles at a very low figure. Call
aud tee them. No trouble to ahow goods, at
the Gents’ Outfitting Headquarters of FRANK
Clothing, lie.
Frank Doutrick A Co. have just opened a
large stock of clothing, gents’ furnishing
good*, huts, caps, boots and shoes, which they
propose to sell very low for cash.
Will arrive in a few days, a large stock of
spring styles of hat*. Gtutlcmen in need of a
new tile, will do well to wait till the new stock
Shaker Mock*.
Just received, one hundred dozen diamond
toe Shaker socks, best quality, at $1 per dozen;
six pair, $1; three pair, 6*1 rents, at the Head
“Doan" Overall*.
Call and get a pair of Doutrick’s patent Boss
overalls, the best in use, at the Headquarters. .
Ranch Butter.
Gilt-edged California ranch butter, very
choice, at FRANK DOUTRICK A CO’8.
Golden Gaie flour, just to hand, at FRANK
Town Order No. 1.
An Order to Establish a Fire De
partment in Use Town of Eureka.
Be it ordained by the county com
m ssioners of Eureka County, Nevada:
Section 1. The Fire Department of the town
of Eureka is hereb/ established, and shall con
sist of a Board of Fire Delegates, Chief En
gineer, First and Second Assistants, and such
Fire Companies as may be admitted under the
provisions of this order.
Skc. 2. All Companies that may be now or
hereafter organized in said town of Eureka,
wishing to be admitted into said Fire Depart
ment, must apply to the Board of County Com
missioners of Eureka County, Nevada, for ad
mission taerein, and with such application tile
witu the Clerk of the said Board of County
Commissioners the names of the Foreman and
Company officers, toge-iier with the names of
the members constituting the Company, certi
fied to by the President aud Secretary of the
Company, aud a copy of their constitution and
by-laws; and if sucUCompauy be accepted into
said Department, a certificate of such ceept
ance shall be issued by the Clerk of the afore
said Board of County Commissioners, signed
by him, with the seal of the said Board uffixed,
and delivered to the Secretary of aaid Com
Sec. 3. A Hook and Ladder or Engine Com
pany shall consist of not more than sixty mem
bers, and a Hose Company shall consist of not
more than forty members.
Hec. 4. All Companies which shall be admit
ted into said Fire Department, as herein pro
vided. shall upon the first meeting in June,
A. D. 1879, desiguutf a time for electing Fire
Delegates, which shall not be more than five
days thereafter, giving public notice of the
time and place of such election. Each Hook
and Ladder or Engine Company shall elect
three members, and each Hose Company shall
elect two members, wh » shall constitute s
Board of Fire Delegates, as hereinbefore pro
vided, and said Board shall appoint one of
their number to act as President ol said Board,
an i one to act as Secretary and ex-officio Treas
Sac. 5. Each member of the Board of Fire |
Delegates snail qualify within five days after !
his ejection, by taking and subscribing the of
ficial oath required by the law of the State of
Nevada, and filing the same with the Clerk of
the Board of County Commissioners of Eureka
j County, Nevada.
Sec. 6. The Board of Fire Delegates shall
have power to make laws f» r the government of
the Fire Department, and any Compauy officer,
or member of the Fire Department, who shall
violate any of said laws,or any of the provisions
of this order, or who shall refuse to obey the
lawful orders of the Chief Engineer, shall,
upon accusation in writing, l>e tried by said 1
Board of Fire Delegates, aud if found guilty,
censured, suspended, removed from office, or
expelled from the Fire Department, us a major
ity of the Board in its judgment may direct.
Said Board of Fire Delegates snail also have
power to appoiut a First and Second Assistant
Engine r of the Fire Department.
Sec. 7. There shall be an election held on
the 15th day of Muy, A. D. 1879, and auuually
thereafter, for the election of a Chief Eugineer
of the Fire Department of the town of Eureka.
Said election shall be called by the Clerk of the
Board of County Commissioners of Eureka
County, Nevada, by his giving ten days' notice
thereof in the daily newspapers published
in the town of Eureka. Tha Board of
Fire Delegates shall appoint, to con
duct said election. one Judge from
each compauy, who, together with the Clems
to be appointed by said Judges, shall take and
subscribe an oath or affirmation to faithfully
discharge their duties. The returns of said
election, duly certified by said Judges and
Clerks, shall be forwarded to the Secretary of
the Board of Fire Delegates within two
days after the diiy of such election, aud said
Board of Fire Delegates shall within two days
thereafter canvass aaid returns aud declare the
result of said election. The person receiving
the highest number of votes shall be declared
elected for the term of oue year, or until his
successor shall have been elected and qualified,
a certificate of which, sigued by the President
and Secretary of said Board, shall be given to
such person, elected as aforesaid. Said election
shall be held at such place and between such
hours as the Board of County Commissioners
may direct. Provided, that the first election
under this order for Chief Engineer of the Fire
Department, shall be held between the hours of
1 o'clock v. u. and 7 o’clock r. m., ou the lath
day of May, A. 1). 187:*, at the Court House in
the town of Eureke, aud that the Judges aud
CUrks of said last named election shall be ap
pointed by the Board of County Commit* loners
oi Eureka County. “Nevada, aud the returns of
said election, duly certified, shall be made to
s iid Board of County Commissioners within
two days after said election, who shall canvass
, the same and issue the proper certificate to the
person receiving the highest number of votes
for Chief Engineer.
Sec. b. The person elected or appointed to
the ofth e of On let Engineer or Assistant, as
herein provided, shall qualify within live days
after receiving his certificate of election, in the
same manner as is provided for the qualifica
tion of the Board of Fire Delegates.
Sec. 9. Whenever, from any cause, a va
cancy shall occur in any office herein provided
for, the Board of County Commissioners shall
have power and authority to appoint a suitable
person to fill such vacancy until the next reg
ular election.
Sec. 10. The duties of the Chief Engineer
shall be to report to the Board of County Com
missioners, and also to the Fire Delegates,
monthly, commencing from the date of his
election and qualification, the number and lo
cation of all hydrants, and condition of the
same, as well as the condition of all fire appa
ratus and tire companies, aud all property of
the town in keeping of said Fire Department;
also such other information as he may think
proper, or the Board of County Commissioners
may from t me to time direct.
Sec. 11. No persen shall be entitled to vote
at any election, or be eligible to any office
herein provided for, except his uame shall ap
pear up.>u the certified lists on file with the
Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners,
an provided in Section Two of this order, three
days prior to the day of election.
I hereby certify that the foregoing it a true
and correct copy of a Towu Order passed by the
Board of County Oammissloners of Eureka
County, Nevada, this 1st day of May, 1879.
Witness my hand and seal of said Board of
Countv Commissioners, this 1st day of May ,1879.
I seal] K. R. DODGE,
Clerk Board of County Commissioners.
By E. M. Bell, Deputy. my2-2w
Believing that there is a neces
sity for another Drsyman in Eureka, I
will endeavor to fill the bill. Stand between
Henry Mau's and the Jackson House.
Damaged Goods!
These goods are as good as new, bttt owing to oub hating no
place to put them,
No Reasonable Offer Will Be Refused I
Clothing at Your Own Prices.
Remember the Workingman's Clothing Store, nt Thomas WethtnCt
Cellar, back of the Conrt-hoaae.
Workingman’s Clothing Store,
JAKE COHN, Managers
Eureka. Hay 1,1879. myl-U
1879. SPRING OPENING, 1879.
New York Store!
Boots and Shoes, lints and Caps, and Notions, ever^bronght to Vevada^
We make a specialty of Ladies’, Mines’ aud Children'
In Ladle*' aud nine*' Trimmed ami t'ntrimmed
Our stock is complete in every department, and
We solicit an examination of our goods, which we will show with pleasure.
Orders from the country will receive our prompt and personal attention.
Eureka, April 7,1879. apft-tf
The undersigned bni opened a First-Claw Wholesale
Liquor, Cigar and Tobacco House
W here he le Bendy to COMPETE with any Son Francisco
Eastern House*, in PB1CFJN and TEKMS.
I also call the Attention of
Please call and Examine the Goods.
Eurcki, Sept. 21. 1878. MAX OBEEFELI'ER.
Rough Lumber. Doors and Windows Expect* j
•d To-night.
*£P" We shall be obliged to SELL FOR CASH.
Eureka. April at, 1879. ap95-U
Board of County Commissioners of Eureka
County, Nevada,’(acting aa a Board of Town
Officer*), made tills, 91st day of April, lb7t, \
notice Is hereby given that an election will be j
held at the Oouit-house, on THURSDAY, May
15, 1879. for the purpose of electing a Chief ol
the Fire Department of the Town of Eureka.
Polls will be opeu fl*H» 1 o’clock P. M. HU 7
o’clock P. M. E- E DODGE,
Clerk Board County Commissioner*.
By E. M. B«Lb. Deputy. ap22td
Call and Settle.
fer . favor by calling and Buttling up their
accouuU immediately.
’ Eureka. April XI, 157*. apSMf
All sorts and descriptions of
Bought and Sold.
! Chairs Caned and Repaired with neatness and
117 South Main Street,
Opposith the Richmond Hotel,
i Eureka. April 21.1879. aptt-lm
purchasing any lot* on ground within the
' north three hundred (800) feet of block No. Ml
m the Monroe Survey : said three hundred feet
; being hounded on the «ast by Adam* afreet,
north by Robbins street, an 1 west by Edward*
street, as the said ground belong* to me.
W. W. McCOY.
Eureka. April 2*. 1878. ap/J-tf
Weeds Money!
quested to make payment at once, aa I am
in ui^ nt need of money.
Eureka. April 23, 1879. ap24*tf
A. O x> .
report, the Intention of which Ik to Injure
me in my business, has been circulated In tlua
town by irresponaiblc partiea. Xt la reported
that X am charging f I a meal at my restaurant,
under the Parker House. I take this means of
Informing the pnblle that I have never charged
more than SO cents a meal atuce commencing
business. Mas KICK MILUCH.
Eureka. April M. 1878. a|W

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