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Lyon County Times.
VOL xxxvii. Dayton, Nevada, Saturday, October i, 1892._No. 14. I'YQfg COUNTY TIMES. Published every Saturday Morning by P. w- paiubanks. editor and proprietor. TERMS: Single Copies.* ‘ Per SI* Months. . per Year. Delivered In town by carrier, per mouth 5 Subscriptions must be paid for In advance OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. United States Government. „ „ Benjamin Harrison V^ce President.Levi P Morton ni, recary of State.James (i Blaine Secretary oi treasury."M Windom secretary of War.Kedvield Pkoi tor Attorney tieueral. 'V H Miller rotary oi Navy .... .Benjamin b iracy postmaster tieueral.Joun Wanamaker Secretary of Interior.-omn W Nosle Secretary of Agriculture .. •••> ** BUI,K State ef Mevada. United Statee l . 'v* M 8tewabt Senators I. Congrewttnau......M K Bartine Oovernor .R *• Lowosn Lieutenant Governor • „ ■* Judges of supreme Court j C« Clerk of Supreme Court. JosKrtt Josephs State Treasurer . <> h SSSSSU&uS?::::.l“«»; Attorney tieueral. J Johm*K Jones guti^?ToVeerne joT,h Supt. Public Instruction. .A L FITZGERALD District Judges <' A E Cheney [ .... g F Talbot Lyon County. Justice of District Court.Richard Rising State .Senator.J B Gallagher i .J E GIGNOl'x Assemblymen I VVm shikley Sheriff W« County Clerk .“ ^ VIood Auditor ami Recorder.T F Mack District Attoraey K W Apsky '1 rea.-iirer . J A Huntooh Purveyor. . LDavisJR Fublic Administrator. Levi Lamm 1(11 .W II Spkagu (8 t) G E JAgt’A (unex t) Theo.Vi.nson Democratic Primaries -AND County Convention. At a meeting ok the democratic Central Committee of I.yon County, Neva <la, field in Dayton, said county, on the 8th day «>f September, IW2, it was resolved as follows: That a Primary Election be held on SATURDAY , September 24th, 1892, Kor the purpose of electing twenty seven dele gates t<> the Democratic County Convention t be held in Silver City, Nev., Weinesday,0ct.5,1892. Said Convention will meet at Miners’ Union Hall at 11 o'clock a. m , and in conne. ti.*n with the transaction of other business, will place In nomination persons to fill the following offices: One Senator, Two Assemblymen. One Sheriff, One County Clerk and Treasurer, One Auditor and Recorder, One District Attorney, One Commissioner, long term, Cue Commissioner, short term, One County Surveyor, One Public Administrator and Coroner. That the delegates to said Convention be ap portioned a« follows: Dayton. 8; Silver City. 8 . Mound House 1. Mason Valley, 9; Smith Valley, 2; Sutro, 2. Churchill, 1; Wabuska, 1. That the Maid Primary Election shall be held In the different precincts in the county between the hours of 12 w and 8 i*. u That the voting test shall he, "Are you a Democrat, and in favor of the free and unlitn ‘ Vi11**,® °* •liver on a parity with gold, at the ratio of 16 to l?" 8 ’ That said primary election shall be conduct ed in accordance with the Nevada Primary Election I.aw, approved Feb 5th. 1883. .That said primary election be held In the different precincts in the county at the follow lug polling places: Dayton Precinct—At the Court House. Sutro Precinct—At Engine House. Churchill Precinct—At W. H. Phillips house. Wabuska Precinct—At Lovejoy's Store. Mason Valley Preclnct-At Barton's saloon Smith Valley Precinct—At Pierce's Store. Silver City Precinct—At Engine House. Mound House Precinct—At Regan's saloon. Resolved, That the following named per sous shall constitute the Election Boards In the several precincts: R.^Davls K Pursely, W T. Warren, and W. Curran-Alla,n“' Jah Meehan, and Thos. Churchill—Charles Norris. Robert* Watkins!" K‘rre"' J' 0 Youn*' a11'1 «.n:rd"eA,„v.So2iss.'Dgh,m'J-w Mo,,h‘r '■ C. Hinds. Mound House-D. Reagan. J. T. Davis, and H. Ahl. WSHto'rk(:lty^J F' AugeJ1. Oreeiy French, and ► BY- MAURICE -THOMPSON!/^ ! ' ♦COPYRJCHTED-BY-AMERICAN -PRESS' ASSOCIATION *1891 • It seemed to her that the world was made for earnest, persistent people to take and enjoy; she believed in freedom as the war had fixed it—in free educa tion, free thought, free men and women. She was not aware that Edgar Julian had influenced her to believe in these things; the doctrine seemed quite as much her own as the old Provencal cross; Julian had been simply a restorer of things lost—a reviver of things in abeyance. Rosalie keenly realized what her answer to Julian's letter must de cide. She puzzled her mind to discover some happy way out of the dilemma. She asked herself over and over again, j “Do 1 love him?” and just as often she shrank away from the responsibility of saying yes or no. Her heart trembled, she hesitated, faltered, dreamed. So the days went by while Edgar Julian shiv ered through the Chicago snowstorms waiting for a letter. He, too, was wres tling with a problem. He did not shrink from acknowledging his love—he gloried in it—but he did not feel safe in rushing back to Savannah, uor did he let-1 cou tent to stay away. A man in love must be allowed some latitude of foolishness, and we ought to cou ider that each in stance of love trouble has its sentimental peculiarities. Julian had uttered the simple truth when lie wrote that he was "unfit for business since returning." No man could have been more preoccupied all the time, more restless, more inclined to wave affairs aside and to give lum self over to las fancies. The letter he was waiting for was a long while coming, and when it did eome it only gave emphasis to his diffi culty "Your letter. Rosalie wrote. ■has In-rn here for a good while. You will forgive me for not answering it sooner when I say frankly to you that 1 have been dreadfully at a loss as to my duty m the matter 1 very much desire to be kind and good to you. but iny selfishness has interposed itself all the time. On one hand I must not. I cannot, tell you to come back; on the other baud 1 should he delighted to see you and talk with you 1 did not know until 1 returned that you had gone away, and 1 missed you so much that 1 became restless. You had better not come back, 1 think, for it would he unpleasant to you. unless you could repress and forget everything lie youd our charming friendship. 1 prize you ubove ull my friends, and frankly, 1 hardly know why, unless it is because you have humored my selfishness and fed my Provencal fancies as no one else save papa ever has I shall be very un happy if 1 lose you. and yet it would nut tie right for me to make you hope for what might uever come. “1 respect you too sincerely not to be precisely trank if I knew how; but I have vainly tried to make up some phrase or other expressive of my feelings The best i can do is to say that 1 hope you will not come back till you have deter mined to be iny good, strong, generous friend, and nothing beyond 1 could not bear to have you come in any other way, and yet 1 hope you will come. Our little garden is full of flowers and the air is very sweet with their perfumes. ‘‘Pupa anil my sister Adelaide are here with us. We are going to Europe in J uly —to Provence, of course. Aunt Margue rite is going along as guardian and chape ron for Adelaide and me. Won’t you write me uud tell me those things about Chateau Chenier that you say you forgot to tell me while you were here? 1 am sorry to have to refuse you anythiug, but 1 cannot see how any good could evet come of permitting you to return, so long as you feel as you say you do. You wouldn't enjoy being here, and that would make me very unhappy. My cen tury plant is in bloom. Give my love to Mrs. Largely Your friend, “Rosaue Chenier.” Julian read this letter with a (]ueei mist in his eyes. He could not find much comfort in its half girlish, half stilted sentences, and yet he would not have had a word changed for anything. He imagined he could trace Rosalie's inno cent frankness and freshness between the lines. He sat and gazed into a big blazing fire for hours after he had learn ed the letter by heart. Her elastic, grace ful figure and warm bright face came up before him; he saw her gray brown eyes and straw gold hair; he heard her low, sweet voice. Did she love him? He read the letter again, pulled his mus tache, frowued, smiled, read again, gazed into the tire almost fiercely, looked at his watch, went and packed his trav eling bag und took the next train for the south. When he got to Savannah he went to the Pulaski House, fie did not care to rush in unaware upon the household at Roosevelt Place, especially since the Cheniers had come there. He sent his card to the house. An hour or two later Mrs. Roosevelt culled for him in a car nage. She was glad to see him. Rosalie had gone to Jacksonville with Mr. j Roosevelt, but would be back tomorrow. He was introduced to Colonel Chenier and Adelaide, and despite his predeter mination to the contrary, was again in stalled as one of the household. Yon cannot live in a hotel in the south if your southern friend has a house. Colonel Chenier and Edgar Julian were on good terms at once. A mutual friendliness, a soldierly comradeship, a shaking of hands on common ground, took place between them. Adelaide, while not avoiding him, was dignified and shy, seeming to view him askance, as if doubting whether she ought to trust him, or as if trying to overcome an impulse toward hating him. Julian, on the contrary, felt a warm interest in this dark, sad faced girl at once, and he was not slow to show it Against his kindly assaults reserve was a poor shield. Without seeming to be adroit or artful he reached her womanly nature at every unguarded point. He assumed the place of a big, amiable, interesting brother, who meant to draw his sister out of her gloom. Mr. Roosevelt and his niece were de layed a week in Jacksonville—a very long week of dreamy, drowsy weather, the flowers bursting out and the mocking birds singing in every orange grove and dusky tig orchard. Julian prevailed on Adelaide to walk with him in Forsyth park, and to drive with him to the several charming sub urban resorts. He found her wiser in the ways of the world than Rosalie— quicker to catch hidden meanings in things—a Btrong. self poised woman, in fact. If she was not strictly beautiful she was attractive, and gave him to see that she possessed a reserve of culture a little faltering on account of long disuse. uni* morning tney sat rogeiuer on one of the pine benches near the fountain in Forsyth park, and by some chance Julian got upon the subject of his war experi ences, and after the fashion of ex-sol diers told over many of his adventures. He had a fascinating way of presenting these personal reminiscences in the form of sparkling sketches. Adelaide recoiled a little now and then, but his coloring was so liberal to the south that she could not lie affronted. She began to grow strangely used to him, if one may so ex press it; bis face, nis movements, his personal effect, seemed to antedate, in some way. her acquaintance with him As he went over again his boyish freaks in the army she saw him more as a boy soldier than a* a man. and he had a curiously familiar look. A few northern tourists were abroad in the park, sauntering up and down the shaded wulks and dallying around the (lower decked fountain. Some mocking birds were singing ecstatically in the tree tops overhead. Suddenly, without any definite fore warning, by one of those inexplicable cerebral tricks, Adelaide recognized Jul lau us that daring, devilish suldier lad who stabbed her with a bayonet and burned her father's mansion. The knowledge came upon her as the apparition of death or some numbing calamity. The blood went out of her face, and she grew weak, trembled, drew her breath heavily, and clutched the back of the bench for Bupitort. Julian distantly became aware of this change. He was startled. “You are ill,” he exclaimed; “what is it? I will call a carriage." “No, no,” she said faintly; “in a mo ment it will lie over. It is a mere faint ness. Do not be alarmed.” She struggled bravely and conquered more than he dreamed of. Presently she smiled and added: “It has passed already; it was quite sudden. Let us return, if you please." “But you ure not strong enough to walk,” he insisted. "Oh, yes,” she said, rising and stand ing firmly before him; “1 can walk as well us ever. 1 am quite over it, 1 assure you." They returned to Roosevelt Place, Julian lightly talking, and she answer ing in monosyllables. CHAPTER XXn. A FERVID DOVER. Nearly all the remarkable traits of southern character, good and bad, had rounded to full ripeness in Francis Whit combe Ellis. He had the gift of oratory the luxuriant, untrained imagination, the fierce love of fight, the ambition for wealth, the mediaeval notion of honor, no regard whatever for truth in the ab stract, a perfect faith in the purity of women, an absolute punctuality in keep iug his word simply on the score of con ventional honor, and a reverence for everything pertaining to southern aris tocracy, only equaled by his hatred of everything northern and his high disdain of manual labor and all forms of mere breadgetting effort. To balance these characteristics, he was generous, brave, courteous to those whom he liked, tender hearted, full of warm sympathies and laudable impulses, charmingly compan ionable, and possessed of the gift called “magnetism,” by which he had made his way to his present wealth and power in as incredibly short space of time. He hid been aided at every step by good lack, as such men seem always to be, as well as by the fine intuition of a born genius, if the mere power to control and combine may be called genius. He loved Rosalie Chenier with a pas sion like intensified fire whenever he thought of her but once his thoughts turned from her, he did not love her at all. He was not fickle. He simply lacked the power to think of two things at once. He focused his whole mind »nd soul upon whatever for the time oc cupied his attention. Rosalie's direct accusation against him had stung his southern sense of honor almost to the point of driving him mad for the time. He had straightway rushed back to Savannah, bent upon making plain his innocence. That she should think him guilty of a vulgar as sassination was more than he could bear. For awhile his mental torture was ex quisite. He went to work with enor mous energy trying to ferret out the real assassin. If only Colonel Talbot could speak he might easily settle the whole matter with a word, but Colonel Talbot could not speak; he lay there dumb and unconscious, a puzzle to the learned physicians. When Rosalie returned to Savannah from the “pocket” Ellis knew it, but he did not attempt to see her; he meant never to speak to her again until his in nocence had been proven beyond a doubt. He admitted to himself that, in a way, he deserved this punishment, remember ing distinctly as he did his foolish threat ening words. But he had a large faith in the star of his destiny—that is, in his luck, and he spared no effort to get into the mystery of that unhappy night. Alter a time sir Mmoiw nane came back to Savannah for a few days, and Ellis was flattered by the marked atten tion paid him by the English aristocrat and his fair daughter. His thoughts were turned from Rosalie and his inves tigation of the crime, and he gave Miss Ellen Kane his undivided attention. The English girl found him a charming com panion—so attentive, so knightly, so full of ready expedients for rational amuse ment, and withal, so delightful as a story teller. Those days made a memora ble spot in Miss Kane's life. She went back to England dimly conscious that she U>ul almost loved an American. As for Ellis, be never thought of her again once she had passed out of his reach. At length the day came when Colonel Talbot regained consciousness It was while Rosalie was gone to Jacksonville that one morning the newspapers made the following announcement; ■A Mystery Cleared Dp—Colonel Warren Talbot Recovers Consciousness •ml Explains the Manner of HiB Assas sination—He Was Struck by Wamsley, the Forger. Who Thereby Hot Possession of the Forged Instrument Which Colonel Talbot Had on His Person That Night Wamsley Has Escaped." Those were the headlines Ellis read the account and then hastened to Tal bot's bedside to get confirmation of its details Armed with such assurances as made his innocence absolutely unques 1 tiouable, he went forth exulting. He could uot wait for Rosalie to return, but departed at once for Jacksonville It was dark when he arrived at the botei in which Mr Roosevelt and his niece had rooms, but the first person he saw was Rosalie’s colored maid standing on a veranda. He went to her at once. ‘Fanny," he said, '‘where is your young mistress. Miss Chenier?" ■one s in uer room, san. •Can i see her?” | “1 go see, sah.” •Here. Fanny, take this.” i He wrote on a card. •Give Miss Chenier that and tell her 1 am waiting for an answer; and, Fanny, fetch her answer here at once—do you i understand'?1' •Yes, sah,” said the girl, taking the card and hurrying away The veranda was bn the second floor, and overlooked a garden on one hand and the street on the other; the green boughs of a water oak brushed the gayly painted railings Ellis walked back and forth restlessly, every moment seeming to drag itself by with the delay of some thing maliciously perverse. He was in one of his intense, fervid moods. His face was lighted as with a pale flame, and his eyes, so dark and fine, were glowing with the heat of passion. When he thought he heard the servant girl returning he looked around and saw Rosalie instead. She came rapidly to him and held out her hand. He took it with feverish eagerness and in a half stifled voice said; "Rosalie, 1 have come to show you the proofs of my innocence. You said 1 might" ‘Come into our parlor,” she said, in terrupting him; “you look tired. Have you just arrived?” She had already turned about and was leading the way to the parlor. He followed her, gazing eagerly down at the sweet, warm cheek half turned to him as she swiftly swept through a long hall. She was dressed in black, which made her crinkled yel low hair look all the brighter by con trast He thought she had grown taller within these last few weeks; she cer tainly was more beautiful than ever be fore. The room into which they passed was a small, bright parlor opening upon a broad balcony. She offered him an arm chair, and flung wide the door to let in the perfumed evening air. He did not sit down, but stood in the middle of the floor with his burning eyes fixed upon her face. She could not look at him, and her heart was in her throat. His first words had revealed to her all he was going to say. She had turned pale, and despite her effort to keep control of her self she was trembling a little. "It was very, very wicked of me to say that dreadful thing about you,” she said in a subdued but perfectly clear and steady voice. “I was laboring under” “No, no," he cried; “yon need not be gin in that way. It was all my fault You had a right”— “1 had no right,” she firmly said; “it was mean of me; but you will forgive me—you have come to do that?” “1 have come to tell you how 1 love you,” he exclaimed impetuously, “and to ask you to be my wife. Oh. Rosalie, Rosalie, how 1 love you!” She retreated before him as she would have done before a flame. She put out her beautiful hands and motioned him back. He stopped short a strange change coming across his dark face. He was as handsome as man could be as he folded his arms on his breast and looked half despairingly, half triumphantly down at her. When he spoke he had all the magic of his voice under perfect con trol. TTO BE CONTINCED.l STBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES. THREE DOLLARS A YEAR. CASH IN ADVANCE, LYON COUNTY TIMES. JOB DEPARTMENT. The most complete country Job Office tn the State. All Kinds of Work itunr witli Neat ncm. and OiMtintdi. —AT PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION. J. R. SHAW, —DEALER Ilf— HAY, GRAIN AND LUMBER, MAIN ST., DAYTON, NEV. All Kinds of Building Mate* rial Kept on Hand. HORSES FEU AND STABLED. The Place for Banchera to Put Up When in Town. JOHN LOTHROP, Attorney at Law and Notary Public. Will practice in all Courts in the State. Office—Pike Street, Dayton, Nevada. Free GOVERNMENT LANDS Fin* as the choicest in California are waiting to be taken up in the beautiful Honey it, Lake Lassen County, Cal. Valley Under the Extensive Irrigation System of the Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Co. (Explanation _ * * * j 0*?HE BEAUTIFUL HON'EV L'KE VALLEY CONTAINS A, large area o' fine, level, loam lands, all renly lor the plow,—is suf i roumieu and sheltered by momi'am-, ard has a fine, mild climate the year uroun I. Honey Lake is a body of fresh water covet ; 4 « ne v hundred squate miles. T lie N L O. Railroad has recently been bn.-f into .y thr Va-|<>\and the Great bait I.:.ke toad through Rcckwith Fas* whi also y cross it The land is easily cultivated and produces extia large crops— wh at, 04'*, barley, hops, ct rn, alfalfa. vegetables, fruit and 'rock. Wood yi and water are plentiful and lumber cheap. The land can be taken up with ou. residence under the Desert Act, tu tracts of 40 to 320 acres, by a man or w >tnan, married or single. j We are building a lage Water Svttem for the irrigation of this land •} Wt wai.t to gel custemcis lor the water we will have to sell, so w n help 4 you to get a piece of it. The land will cost you $1.25 an acre to the Gov i ct intent. 25 cents down, and Si 00 in four years. Ihe Water u perpetutd .1 right andgooo supply), will cost $6 2s an acre to the Company: $i.?s down s and $5 co on delivery to the land for it' irrigation. All land office t nsiiie?* J is attended to for cu'tuiners by us wiihout extra charge, and the firings J under the Desert Act as recently amended by Congress, must show a water J supply bef. re they will be accepted ^ HONtY LAl.t Cl'Y. the town we are establishing. ofier> good -j chances for the establishment of new businesses, and U well werth in* J vestigating. THCSC LANDS CAN BC TAKEN UP WITHOUT RESIDENCE Under the Desert Act, affording a chance for the speculator as well as the homesecker. EMPLOYMENT AT GOOD WAGES For Men and Teams on the construction work, if you desire to make a home there REMEMBER that these Lands are level, all ready for the p'ow, with ticii soil, on ailrcad now bui.t, and on line of another, building Fuel is fiee, lumber c’ueip, and water p.entiful. Good local as we l as outside market*. The irrigation of these lands makes them immensely and imme diately productive. 9 Send 4 cents in stamps for full information to Honey Lake Valiev Land & Water Co. FRED W. LAKE, Secretary Office, 6 Flood Building, IAN FRANCISCO, CAL. SPECIAL EXCURSIONS AX REDUCED RATES ARE BEING RUN FRCitil SAN FRANCISCO.