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Published every Saturday Morning by gt w. FAinHAKTItS, I EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. T E II M 8: liRle Copies. * |r Six Mouths. 1 7> BT Year. 3 00 jelivered In town by carrier, per month 50 Subscriptions must be paid for in advance. Lyon County Times. VOL. xxxvi. Dayton, Nevada, Saturday, January 2, 1892. No. 1. LYON COUNTY TIMES. JOB DEP.VIITHKXT. The most complete country Job Office in the State. All Kind* of Work done with \eat uenN and IHspatch. —AT— PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION, OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. I’ntto-d Government. President... Vice President secretary of -tate. Secretary of treasury... Secretary of War. vttorney General. lecretary of Navy ■*0htma»ter General. iecretary of Interior .... Secretary of Agriculture .Benjamin Harrison .Levi P Morton _ James G Blaine .Wm Windom ... 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'uLIic Administrator.. ounty Commissioners 1(11) U* t) .Kiciiard Rising J B Gallagher J KGlQNOUX Wm 8H1BLIT Wm A Donnelly .A*W BkaNN II W Wood TP Mack K W APSEY J A HUNTOON .L Davis Jr Levi Lamb . . . . W II Sl'KAUO .G E J AQtD ;(unext) Theo.Vinson tub “CORNER” main Street. Jayton, - Nevada C. H. WATSON. Prop. FINE WINES, LIQUOES <56 CIGARS Always on Hard. This saloon is one of the finest resorts In the county. Convenient Huh rooms are atta* hed *ud the stock of Honors am] cigar* i* selected from the heat. A snare of your patronage In *11 that is asked. INDIANA RANGE CO. MANUFACTURERS OF WROUGHT STEEL RANCES Guaranteed to be the most eco nomical, most durable and most perfect Range on the market. Suitable for hard or soft ooal, or wood. Send for catalogue to INDIANA RANGE CO. EVANSVILLE, IND. SHILOH’S CONSUMPTION CURE. success of this Great Cough Cure !■ f h°ut » parallel in the history of medicine. SU druggists are authorized to sell it on a pos ®lvo guarantee, a tost that no other cure can Iticcesafmiy stand. That it may become ■nown, the Proprietors, at an enormous ex pense, are placing a Hainple Bottle Free Into every home in the United Htates and Canada. ehiHa Cou?h* Hore Throat, or Bron fckiiiilU*6 ** toT ** wil1 cure y°u- If your no has the Croup, or Whooping Cough, use t PJhmptlv. and relief is sure. If you dread »at insidious disease Consumption, use it. x, i y°ur for SHILOH'S CURE, rice lOcts., 60cts. and $1.00. If your Lungs «re sore or Back lame, use Shiloh's Porous i aster PHC0 25cts. For sale by all Drug f^ts and Dealers. CHAPTER EX. * I S !' ' “Perhaps you are strong enough now lor a little outdoor exercise." When Derwent opened his eyes the next morning, bars of golden sunshine were lying on the red tiles of the floor and Ramon stood by his liedside. bearing the coffee to which he always looked forward as a distinct pleasure. His •nonlder was less painful, and the recol lection that he was to spend an indefinite time amid these charming snrroundiugs was invigorating as a tonic. To the “Buenos dias, senor. Comoesta Usted?” of Ramon, he answered, "Muy bueuo, gracias,” with so much emphasis that the face of the attendant lighted np with a bright smile, and he said, "Buenol bneno!” with an sir of commendation, as be set the tray down. A little later, after the doctor had paid his visit, and had also said “Buenol” ap provingly over the progress of the shoul der, Ramon came in and announced that el padre desired to see the senor. “Beg him to enter,” said Derwent, who had been very much pleased by the gentle, refined face of the priest. He anticipat ed an agreeable visit, in which he could ask much concerning the country of one Intimately acquainted with its iuner life; but he was by no means prepared for the errand on which it soon transpired that Padre Francisco had come. “Dona Zarifa," said the priest, after all due inquiries had been made, “thinks that perhaps you are strong enough now fora little outdoor exercise, and that you tray like to see something of the hacienda—at least of the portion which lies immediately around the casa grande. If you cure to go, she and I will be happy for you to accompany us on our usual morning round.” "1 shall be delighted," answered Der went. A man of another stamp might have been disappointed that he was not to have a tete-a-tete with his fair hostess, but Derwent was not only too much a man of the world to have expected such a thing in a country with the customs of Continental Europe, but he really did not desire it. He had nothing to say to Dona Zarifa that the whole world might not hear; and he was very sure that the society of the padre would in no degree detract from the enjoyment of her com panionship. They found her in the court when they came out, standing under the shade of one of the Moorish arches, dressed as Derwent had seen her first, in black, and drapedfcvith lace, which she wore in the graceful Spanish fashion over her lieaiL She gave him her hand, asked how he was feeling, and if he was sure that a walk would not fatigue him. “You must promise," she said, “that you will let us know us soon ns you feel the least weary. Now, padre mio, 1 think we are ready.” They passed through the wide, vault ed passage, paved ns a porte-cochere, which led to the front of the house and out into the arcade, which ran the length of the long building, and the great arches of which framed in a suc cession of pictures the magnificent ex panse of the plain. Derwent now saw fully, for the first time, the commanding position of the house. 8landing on a wide, level emi nence, which on one side rolled gently down to the spreading tableland, it was inclosed on the other by hills, covered with verdure, behind which rose the high crests of greater heights, that, curving around in the arc of a half cir cle, lay in splendid masses of blue and purple on each side of the mesa—their farthest point forty or fifty miles dis tant, but looking much rearer in the clear atmosphere. “ What a glorious view!” he exclaimed. “No wonder, senorita, that you like a place which charms yon with such pic tures always before your eyesl” “You should see it during the rainy season, senor," she answered, smiling, “when all the plain before us is carpeted with flowers—myriads of every kind and color. It is for this reason that the ha cienda is called Mirattores.” •• ‘bee the flowers!’ " said Padre Fran cisco, translating. "Mexicans are fond of fanciful names.” “I should rather call them poetical,” said Derwent. “But this place deserves its name doubly: for what beautiful gardens!” It was the parklike pleasance of which he had already had a glimpse from his window, and which now spread before him in all its loveliness, with shadowy vistas where great trees met overhead in an arch of shade, stretches of green turf, parterres bright with flowers, tropical shrubs loaded with bloom, and small gurgling streams, directed into channels here and there for the irrigation which made this paradise possible. Turning to the priest, Dona Zarifa said: “Shall we take Senor Derwent through the gardens first, padre mio? or will it detain you too long?” “By all means let ns show him the Canada," the padre replied. “Miraflores has many beauties, but 1 think that is chief. And ho may not be able to go farther with us.” “1 feel as strong ns possible,” Derwent protested. "But if Miraflores contains anything more beautiful than I have al ready seen. I beg to be introduced to it at once.” “Come, then," said Zarifa, smiling, rihe had opened a large white parasol lined with rot* color, the reflection of which threw a Soft pink glow over her delicate, ivorylike face, and its she walk ed by his side, with her spirited head held aloft, and her firm, free step—the true step of a Mexican woman—Derwent could not but think how little there was of the conventional languorous, tropical type about tier. There was nothing se ductive in the glances of the dark, proud eyes. Diana herself could not have sug gested more strongly vestal purity and perfect physical vigor in every move ment. while her manner was a perfect blending of simplicity and dignity. lie likened her again in his thonghts to a young princess—an ideal princess, who. realizing in every act and word the full meaning of the noble old motto, No blesse oblige, had yet under all her gen tle grociousness the ineradicable pride of blood and birth and the fiery spirit of a warlike race. It was Padre Francisco who talked most, answering Derwent’s questions about the country as they walked down tlie beautiful avenues that ted toward the Mills which ruse sheer and green be fore them. Presently they eutered a path overshadowed by drooping foliage that wound downwaid to a rocky ravine through which a stream came leaping in cuscaues or wane . .. . .>u inure on chanting spot could he conceived. Here nature seemed untouched in all her ! primitive beauty. Only a few paths along the stream, ouo or two bridges crossing it, and a temple shaped pavilion perched on a large rock overhanging the I highest fall suggested the work or pres ence of man. And yet, ae Derwent was told, immense pains hud been taken to bring numbers of plants and trees here, besides those which grew naturally in a place so well adapted for vegetation. The result was a wild, lovely blending of tropical foliage, of masses of flowers and of rare, exquisite orchids, while through all, like a charming Undine the stream came whirling over the rocks in siieets of foam and spray or fell into crystal pools where naiads might have bathed. The enthusiastic admiration of the young man pleased his guides. “This is my favorite retreat," said Dona Zarifa. “There is no day so warm that delicious 1 coolness may not tie found here, nnd the , view down the ravine from there”—she pointed to the pavilion—“is most charm- I ing. Some time 1 shall bring an artist here to paint it. Are yon anything of an artist, Senor Derwent/’ “Unfortunately, no;’’ answered Der went, “else I should be only too happy to paint such a scene as this. But can we not go up to the pavilion/' “Certainly—and rest there for a time j I am sure you must be tired." He did not like to acknowledge it, but he was tired, and it was witli a sense of relief that ho eat down in the pretty temple after they had mounted the slope which led to it. The view from this spot was as lovely as Dona Zarifa had said. Behind rose a steep, green hill side, below dashed tho leaping water, while before them the romantic Canada, with its wealth of foliage, its rocks and cascades, extended for at least a quarter of a mile. “It reminds tne somewhat,” said Der went, “of the view from the Buena Es peranza. Standing at the mouth of the mine, one looks down a ravine even wilder and grander than this, though not so picturesquely beautiful." His compauio”o glanced at him with interest. Evidently tho name of the Buena Esperanza was familiar to them. “So it was there you were?” said Padre Francisco. “I am inclined to congratu late you upon getting off with a bullet in your shoulder. You little knew what yon were doing in touching that mine.” “X have learned, however,” said the young man dryly. “It seems that it is to all intents and purposes a mine of gunpowder as well as of silver. This 1 must say for myself,” he added, “that if I had had even the faintest idea of how the bond of that mine had been ac quired I should never have looked at it But, after having seen it, I confess that it is a great disappointment to me to find it out of my reach altogether.” “You thought it a good mine?” asked Dona Zarifa. “The best I have ever seen. If a man could acquire it honorably he need ask no better source of wealth." “You speak very confidently," said Padre Francisco. “Are you profession ally a judge of mines?” Derwent shook his head. “No,” he answered. “I should not think of at tempting to judge a mine for another person, but 1 do not hesitate to judge for myself, and it was for myself that 1 was anxious to buy the Buena Esper anza.” “Oh, yon have come to Mexico to seek investments then?" “I have come to Mexico to find the means to realize a fortune in a short time," he answered. “That is what all Americans desire to do, 1 believe,” said Padre Francisco meditatively—“to make a fortune in a short time.” He did not utter any word of disap proval for such an aim, but somethin'? in his tone, and a certain look of with drawal that came over Dona Zarifa’s face—as if she lost interest in a man who avowed such an ambition—stung Der went, and made him say, on an impulse: “I have a special reason for wishing to make the fortune of which I speak, ft is not for myself—not merely for the accumulation of money—but to pay a debt of honor. If 1 do not pay it others will suffer. And that must not be if any exertion on my part can prevent it." It was the first time that he had ut tered even so much of his secret to any human ear, and these people were strangers to him. But he was repaid by a quick glance of sympathy from Zarifa’s eyes, while the priest said kindly: “In that case, I hope you may soon find another Buena Esperanza. There are many rich lodes in these mountains, some of which are as yet untouched. Now, my chud,” he spoke to the girl “1 must really go on; but there is no reason why you should not allow Senor Derwent to rest himself fully and then bring him with you." "No, no,” said Derwent, rising. “I cannot consent to detain the seuorita, for I am really rested now. In this wonderful climate 1 perceive that one recuperates rapidly. I am equal to ac companying you.” “Bueno!” said the padre, approvingly. “Then let us go.” They left the pavilion, and DonaZarifa explained, as they crossed the pretty stream, that a littlo lower it turned the flouring mills of the hacienda, which, Derwent found later, %vere the largest in that part of the country and supplied a wide district with their product. “My father is very proud of his mills," she said, “and will certainly insist on taking you over them. He has all the latest improvements, i sometimes won der how he can maintain such keen in terest in so many varied pursuits.” “He is a wonderful man, Don Man rizio," said the priest. “His energy is indomitable, and his interest in every thing that can develop the country and help the people is unflagging. Now, Senor Derwent, can you guess where we are taking you?” Derwent confessed his inability to hazard a conjecture; for, skirting the grounds, they now seemed approuchiug a village composed of neatly built adobe houses, scrupulously clean both within and without, as almost ail Mexican houses are. “This is where the laborers on the es tate live,” said Padre Francisco. “There are several hundred souls here; for the industries of a great hacienda are very numerous. Everything which is con sumed and almost everything which is worn is made upon it.” "And is it true that all the peons on the haciendas are virtual serfs—unable to leave without the consent of their mas ters?” asked Derwent. •It is true that, by the laws of Mexico, no laborer can leave an estate so long as he is in debt to his master. That is just enough, and on it the stability of the in dustries of the country depends. In all countries, however, there are men who do not fear to incur the vengeance of Wod by becoming oppressors of the poor. Such men take advantage of this law to keep the peons in their debt, and so hold them in virtual bondage. Hut no such bondage exists at Miraflores. If a la borer who is in debt wishes to go, Don Maurizio will cancel his debt rather than keep with him one who is unwilling to remain. ” •But such a need rarely occurs,” said Dona /an fa. "Few of our people ever wish to leave, and most of them have been born on the estate. We know them all we think for them all, they are, as it were, part of our family; why should they desire to go?” "There is something very charming in this feudal dependence of the em ployed upon their employers—something softening and humanizing on both sides,” said Derwent. “How different from the wide chasm and the bitter strife between labor and capital with which we have replaced itl But what Is this?” ■The Bchool honse,” said the priest, smiling, as they paused before the open door of a large room, where about fifty children sat at their desks and a teacher stood before a blackboard. There was a simultaneous movement, as all present I rose to their feet. Derwent did not en ' ter, but. leaning against the doorway, watched the scene—the pretty, dark faces, the shining eyes and gleaming teeth, the reverence with which the small scholars knelt for the padre’s > blessing, the caressing affectionateness with which those nearest’ Dona Zarifa pressed forward to touch her dress or kiss her hand. There was no servility in the last action. It was plainly as much an impulse of their admiring ado ration as the same homage is from c, lover. "Having the freedom to do so, how could they help it?” Derwent thought Booking at the beautiful gracious figure ot the young lady, as ete stood in the center of the room, smiling into the up turned faces, with one hand on the dark, silky curls of a tiny boy, he envied the children their privilege to express the feeling which she inspired. "We did not linger long on yonr ac count,” she said, when they rejoined him. “Usually el padre hears the cate chism and 1 distribute rewards to the de serving, but we let them off easily this morning, because 1 do not want to fa tigue you, and 1 do want you to see our bospital, if you are equal to a little far ther walk. ” Derwent declared himseir fully equal to it. and indeed his interest wpa so mnch roused that he forgot his fatigua The hospital—a rather imposing struc ture built around a pleasant court, with cleanliness and space and sunshine every where—was as perfect in its arrange ments as everything else on the hacienda seemed to be. There were only one or two patients in it at present; but every thing was so attractive in appearance and so well managed that it was evident sickness was as little of a misfortune at Mirafiores as care and kindness could make it. And here, too, Dona Zarifa was like a young queen among her sub jects. greeted with the same adoring reverence which the children had dis played, and repaying it with a tender in terest and gentleness beyond words. Derwent thought that he had never wit nessed a more lovely sight than When, unconscious that any gaze was upon her, she bent over a woman tossing with tever, renewed the cool bandages on her head, held a juicy lime to her parched lips, and clasping the hot, dry hand be tween her own cool, soft palms talked soothingly as if to an infant. “I think, senorita." he said, when they were walking away, “that if you had sent me to that hospital when 1 was brought, a wounded, insensible stranger, to your door, it would have been as much as could have been expected of you, and 1 should have been very grate ful.” ‘1 hope you like your present quar ters better.” she said, with a smile. ‘Oh, yes, since 1 have known them. 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