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VOL. xxxvii. Dayton, Nevada, Saturday, December 31, 1H92.
LYON COUNTY TIMES. Published every Saturday Morning by T1. WT. FAIHI3A3>TI£S« EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. T E R M S: Single Copies.. • 8 *° Per Six Mouths.1 ' ' Per Year.8 Delivered in town by carrier, per month <f,J Subscriptions must be paid ior in advance. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. l ulled Mtafe* Government. President .BENJAMIN HaRRIPON J v'?i“re»tde.U • I.kvi P He retary of State JameMi I.uini: i Hecretary of ireasury. W m Wisdom i He retary of War. Kedfikld Proctor j Attorney General " 41 Miller; Heeretary of Navy Benjamin V iu\* \ Po.itma.iter General . .. John Wanamakkr Secretary of interior .... ...John \N Nolle Secretary of Agriculture J M Ki»k Ml ale of Nevada. United States 1.Wm M Stewart Henators I.Jons P J-.Nh Congre.'Mnau. • . ‘4 £ l4v.,:1I‘ K Governor.B K col< ord Lieutenant Ooverao.' . J Podjade i . M A Mrui'liv Judges of Supreme Court < c 44 Belknap r f UR Bigklo.v Clerk of Supreme Court Jo kin J-; k, ii State 1'rea.iurer Jons r Loan Secretary of Mate .. 44 H Gray State Controller It 1. Horton Attorney General J H loinii.v-on Surveyor General. John K Jos in state Printer Joseph Kckle'v Supt. Public Instruction.. GRvi Ring f.Richahd Rising , ).A L FITZGERALD District Judges '. A F t ot r v t _ OKI ALHOT Lyon County. Justice of District Court Rttimn Rilin'. rotate Senator .. J b <.\u. v. . , l .J Kljl'iMl x Assemblymen j \\ .. .Sheriff Wm \ i n ku. Assessor A \V I. • County Clerk . H W Wood Auditor ami Recorder. •I* Mack District Attorney K w Arsky 't reasurer JA IIcntoon Surveyor ... J- Davis Jr Public Administrator. I.tvi I.amh i (1 t . W it SPKAOO County Commissioners ] (» t). <, K Ja</ia ('uuex t) I hko.Vinson MAIN fcTREET, DAYTON, • ■ NEVADA, MRS I. C. GRUBER Proprietress. TIX33 TABLE will always he supplied with the • hoieot eat a ties the market adonis, and all the delba i. * will he supplied in season Meal: an be ob tained at till hours, cooked to suit the most ia> tidiwus epicure. Til il BAIT. will be supplied with none but the cboisttst of HINKM. 1,14*1 4»H* 4L iliiAUH and the finest mixed and fancy drink- will nl way« be forthcoming upon order v fine 1 ib room is at the dUpo.al of parties who wish to indulge in a social game of cards. Board by the Bay, Week or Month at Popular Pi ices. SHILOH'S CONSUMPTION CURE. The success of this Great Cough Cure fa without a parallel in the history of medicine. AU druggists are authorized to sell iton a pos itive guarantee, a test that no other cure can successfully stand. That it may become known, the Proprietors, at an enormous ex pense, are placing a Sample Bottle Free into every home iu the United States and Canada. If you have a Cough, Sore Throat, or Bron chitis, use tt. for it will cure you. If your child has the Croup, or Whooping Cough, use It promptly, and relief is sure. If you dread that insidious disease Conunmotiou, uko it. Ask your Druggist for SHILOH’S CURE, i rim in eta.. 60 ctR. and $1,00. If vonr Lungs nr ' fovc or l'ack lame, use Shiloh’s Porous .-■'un h'?1'014. For sale by all Dm L *• -ta and Dealers. CARSON RIYER PLACER MINING -AND DREDGING COMPANY, -OFFICE No. 18, Broadway, N. Y. City. PKTKH I'onKKHTliR. President. C. G. CliKISTIK, Secretary. ljlSS-C»TS£a.Aj» Buii ai«n)i *'“• T'n.y (lire lor Iho iiibido. xcts logames, all wimiiiiK. lvrfeefc ?r0r*iand cannot bo do twtod by outsiders. Confidential. oorroHDondeneo with iramex invit_ FairBirdaEve Iv. l*1 . “M'wi-Oiite r|.. r»ot. **\ high or low • i’r. n^fin 01,1 **Wj loaded. «rVi« In.di O.ir a. nfry Wo.rk- to iHiaa, bone. 1 i card,mido itf aVa, m »0.ry u,1^); *‘"‘••Ht marked He said he had a father in some Eng lish seaport, I forget which. “He was a fine man, too,” ho said, “hut he's dead.” “In heaven’s name,” cried I, "can yon find no reputable life on shore?” "Oh, no!” says he, winking and look ing very sly, “they woul I put me to a trade. I know a trick worth two of that, I do!” I nsl cd him what trade could be so dreadful as the one be 1'ollowi d. whore lie ran the.contr.iuRl peril of bis lif -. no; alone from wind and a, l.r.t by t >' horrid crm-lty of those who were b: masters. He said i was very true, and then began to | . Ike life, and tell what n plearaic it v as toy t on *horn I with money in bis pocket and spend i like a man, and I y epph-s end swrg gcr ami surprise wimt lie called s' k in the mud boys. “And then it’s not all as l.. i as that,” say,he; “t olT than me: there’s i he twenty pounders. Oh. law ! yon should see them taking on. Why. fv" s. • un man ps old as you I dessay"—(to him I seemed old)—"ah. ami he had a Pal'd, too—veil, audits Soon us week ■ i d out of the river r.ml i he had the drug cut i f l.i -head—n._ 1 j how he cried ; 1 carried on! In. fine fool if him, 1 till vie! Am! ti there’s little U' s. too. O .. lh.n. l y m ! I tell you, 1 I., - ;> i . .a in t r. er. V. .■ n we wny liiilc m. . 1 have a vop s end of my own to w . p ■ i .” Ann o !.. ru.i on, un' it it i • a- in oa ; -i.it «vk. he meant I t\u y potimii rs w, r ttko unhappy criminals who wi re emit ovei seas to slavein ;.'..rtli America, or the still moi" i.i" i. ■ ms who wer kidnaped or ti Mined (a* the word w. o i tor pi ivate iut nests or vengeance Just ’. owe can e tot1." tip of th hill, and looked down on the ferry and lliw iii>i*o, « 1 nl l ini ■ f lie pier i could sc" t!;e l.utiding which tliey cal the Haw s it:u. The town i f tjuccnsfcrry lies farthei west, and the w i b irl.o I of tee ini lotil.'fcd prel;y lonely at I ha, tipi" of dav for th" boat bad jus-t gone north with passengers. A . . however, lay In - side the pi- r wi i some m mien ab epirg on the th'.virt:;; thin, ns Ransoms tolu me. was the brig's I >at waiting for the captain: mid about half a mile off, uud ail alone in th • anchorage, he showed me the Covenant be: . if. Afier all 1 hud listened to npi a the way 1 looked at that ship v itli un extreme al bo.r ace, and from the 1 >tt in of my hi t 1 pitied all poor souls that were con demn I til Sail ill 1 nr. We bad all three pulled up on the brow of the bill, ami now 1 marched across the load mid udilrt. a d my uncle. “1 think it right to tell you, lir,” save 1. “there’s nothing that will bring un> on board that Covi nant.” He seemed to will; n from a dream. “Eh?” be said. "WI.. As that?” 1 told him i v, r a . ill. "Well, well,” |j" said, "we’ll have to please ye, 1 suppi c Hut what are we standing lu re for? It’s perishing cold, and if I’m no mistaken they’re busking the Covenant for sea." CHAPTER VI. WHAT BEFELL AT THE yfl-'.l N’S FERRY. I I I “Help, help! Murder!" As soon as we came to tlie inn Ilnn lome led us up the stair to a small room, with a bed in it, and heated like | an oven hy a great tire of coal. At a table hard liy the chimney a tall, dark, ! lober looking man sat writing. In spite ; of the heat of the room he wore a thick j sea jacket, buttoned to the neck, and a tall, hairy cap drawn down over his enis, yet 1 never saw any man, not even a judge upon the bench, look cooler or more studious and self po.-,sensed than this ship captain. lie got to his feet at once, and coming forward offered his large hand to Khou I'zcr, ^ "I am proud to see you, Mr. lhil four,” said he in a line deep voice, “and glad that ye are here in time. The wind’s fair and the tide upon the turn We’ll see the old coal bucket burning on the Isle of May before tonight." “Captain llosi aiou." relumed my uu fie, “you keep your room unco' hot.” “It's a hal.it I have, Mr. Balfour,’ said the skipper. "I'm a cold rife mail by my nature; 1 have a colei blood, sir There’s neither fur. nor flannel—no, sir 1 —nor hot rum will warm up what they call the temperature. Sir, it’s the same with most men that have been carbona doed. us they call it, in the tropic seas.” “Well, well, captain,” re-plied my un cle. “we must all be the way we're made.” But it chanced that this fancy of the captain's had a great share in my mis fortunes. For thongh 1 had promised myself not to let my kinsman ont of sight, 1 was both S(> impatient for a nearer look of the sea and so sickened by the closeness of the room that when he told me to “run down stairs and play myself awhile,” 1 was fool enough to take him at his word. Away 1 went therefore, leaving the two men sitting down to a bottle and a great mass of papers; and crossing the road in front of the inn, walked down upon the beach. Ilan.-ome soon came out of the inn and ran to me, crying for a bowl of punch. 1 told him 1 would give him no p > thing, for ueitU-r he nor I was of age for such indulgences. "But a glass of ale you may lane, and welcome,” said I. He mopped and mowed at me, and called me names; but he was glad to get the ale for all that; and presently we were set down at a table in the front room of tlie inn, and hoih eating and drinking with a good appetite. Here it occurred to me that, as the landlord was a man of that country, 1 might do well to make a friend of him. 1 oherod him a share, as was much the custom in these days; but he was far too great a man to eit with such pour customers us Ransome and myself, and he was leaving the room, when I called him back to ask if he knew Mr. Ran keillor. “Hoot, aye,” says he, “and a very hon est than. And oh, by the bye,” says bo, “was it you that came iu with Ebeu ezer?” Atid when I had told him yes, “Ye’ll be no friend of his?” he asked, meaning, iu the Scotch way, that 1 would be no relative. I told him no, none. ‘•I thought not,” said he; “and ye have a kind of gliff [look] of Hr. Alexajdcr.’ 1 1 it s toed that Lbeuezer was ill seen in the country. “Nae doubt,” said the landlord. “He's a wicked anld man, and there’s many would like to see him giruing in a tow. Jennet Clouston anil mony mail that he has harried out of house and hump. And yet lie was auce a fine young fellow too. But that was before the sough gaed abroad about Mr. Alexander that was like the death of him.” “And what was i,?” 1 asked. “On, just i b ■ had killed him,”mid the' landlord, "f'.d \ never hear that?” “.’.ad what di i he kill him for?".-..id I. “And what for but just to get the place,’ said lie. “The place?" said 1. “Tits Shaw;?” I . ' 1 i ell." s.:i 1 lie. ■ i i. 80? Was my—was Alexander the eldest son?" “ 'i ,-td \ as lie," said the land’ord. “What else would he have killed him for?" And with that ho went away, as he had been iin;utient to do from the be ginning. Ur course ' huil guessed it a long while ago, but it is one thing to guess, another to know, and I sat stunned with my good fortune, and could scarce grow to believe that the same poor lad who had trudged in the dust from F.: trick forest not two days ago was now one of the rich of the earth, and had a house and broad lands, and if he lmt knew how to ride might mount his horse tomorrow. AH these pleasant things, and a thousand others, crowded into my mind as 1 sat staring before me out of the inn window and paying no heed to what I saw; only 1 remember that my eye lighted on Captain Hoseason down on the pier ana ng his seamen mid speaking with some authorit y. And pres ently : e came mai i king back toward the house, with no mark of a sailor's clumsi ness, but carrying his tine, tall figure with a manly hearing, and still with the same sober, grave expression on his face. 1 wondered if it was possible that Itan somn's stories could be true, and half disbelieved them; they fitted so ill with the man's looks. But indeed he was neitle r so good as I supposed him, nor quite so bad as Kansome did. for in fact he was two men, and left the bet ter one behind him as soon as he set foot on hoard Ids vessel. The next thilig 1 heard my uncle call ing me and found the pair in the toad together. It was the captain who ad dressed me, and that with an air (very flattering to a young lad) of graveequal ity. “Sir,” said he, "Mr. Balfour tells me great things o! yon, and for my own part I like your looks. I wi ll I was for longer hero that we might make the better friends, but we'll make the most ol wliat we have. Ye shall come on biard my brig for half an hour till the etib sets and drink a bowl with me.” Now 1 longed to see the inside of a Slip more than words can tell, but I was rut going to put myself in jeopardy, and I told him my uncle and I had an ap pointment with a lawyer. “Aye, aye,” said he; “he passed me word of that. But, ye see, the boat’ll f,»t ye ashore at the town pier, and that’s tut a penny stonecast from Rankeillor’s house.” And here he suddenly leaned down and whispered in my ear: “Take care of the old tod [fox]; he means mis chief. Come aboai d till I get a word with ye.” And then passing his arm through mine he continued aloud as he set off toward his boat: “But come, what can I bring ye from the Carolina-': Any friend of Mr. Balfour's cau com mand. A roll of tobacco, Indian f! til er work, a skin of a wild beast, a si one pipe, the mocking bird that mews foi all the world like a cat, thi c bird that is as red as blood? Take your pick and say your pleasure.” By this time we were at the boat side and he was handing me iu. I did not dream of hanging back. I thought (the poor fool!) that Iliad found a good friend and helper, and 1 was rejoiced to see the ship. As soon as we were all set in our places the boat was thrust off from the pier and began to move over the waters, ami what with my pleasure in this new movement, and my surprise at our low position, and the appearance of the shores, and the growing bigness of tlie brig as we drew near to it, X could hard ly understand what the captain said, and must have answered him at random. As soon as we were alongside (where 1 sat fairly gaping at the ship's height, j the strong humming of the tide against , its side and the pleasant cries of the , seamen at their work) Hose:—on, de-1 daring that he anil 1 must be the first aboard, ordered a tackle to be -“lit down from tlie main yard. In this I was whipped into the air uud set down again . on deck, where the captain stood ready , waiting for me and instantly slipped back his arm under mine. There i stood some while, a little dizzy at the un steadiness of all around me, perhaps a little afraid, and yet. vastly pleased with these strange sights, the captain meanwhile pointing out the strangest and telling me their names and uses. “But where is my uncle?” said I sud denly. “Aye,” said Hoseason. with a sudden grimness, “that’s the point.” I felt I was lost. With all my strength I plucked myself clear of him and ran to tlie bulwarks. Sure enough, there was the boat pulling for the town, with my -E-.le sitting iu the stern. I gave a piercing cry—“Help, help! Murder!”— so that both sides of the anchorage rang with it, and my uncle turned around where he was sitting and showed me a face full of cruelty and terror. It was the last I saw. Already strong hands had been plucking me back from the ship’s side, and uow a thunderbolt seemed to strike me. I saw a great flush of tire and fell senseless. CHAPTER VII. I GO TO SEA IN THE BIUO COVENANT, OF DYSART. “Wluit kind of talk is that?” I came to myself in darkness, in great pain, bound baud ami foot, ami deafened by many unfamiliar noises. There sound* j ed in my cars a roaring of water as of a huge milldum—the thrashing of heavy sprays, the thundering of the sails and the shrill cries of seamen. The whole i world now heaved giddily up, and uow ! rushed giddily downward; and so sick and hurt was I in body, and my mind so much confounded, that it took me a loug while chasing my thoughts up and down, and ever stunned again by a fresh stab of pain, to realize that 1 must be lying somewhere bound in the belly of that unlucky ship, and that the wind ' must have strengthened to a gale. 1 hud no measure in time. Day and night were alike in that ill spelling cavern of the ship's bowels where I lay, and the misery of my situation drew out the hours to double. How long therefore I lay waiting to hear the ship split upon some rock, or to feel her reel head foremost into the depths of the ! sea 1 have not the means of computa tion. But sleep at length stole from me the consciousness of sorrow. I was wakened by the light of a hand i lantern shining in my face. A small man of about thirty, with green eyes and a tangle of fair hair, stood looking | down at me. “Well.” saiil he, “how goes It?" 1 answered by a sob, and my visitor then felt my pulse aud temples, and set himself to wash and dress the wound upon my scalp. “Aye,” said he, “a sore dunt fstrokej. What, man? Cheer up I The world's no done. You’ve made a bad *1 "t but you'll make a bet:er. if. — C • any meat?” I said I could not look at it, aud there- I upon lie gave me some brandy and watej in a tin pannikin aud left me once more to myself. The next time he came to see me I was lying betwixt sleep and waking, my eyes wide open in the darkness, the sick ness quite departed, but succeeded by a horrid giddiness and swimming that was almost worse to hear. The glimmer of the lantern as a trap 1 opened shone in like the heaven's sun- j light, and though it only showed me the ; strong, dark beams of the ship that was my prison, 1 could have cried aloud for gladness. The man with the green eyes was the first to descend the ladder, and I noticed that he came somewhat un steadily. He was followed by the cap tain. Neither said a word, but the first set to aud examined me and dressed my wound as before, while Hoseuson looked me in my face with an odd, black look. “Now, sir, you see for yourself,” said the first; “a high fever.no appetite, no light, no meat; you see for yourself what that means.” “1 am no conjurer, Mr. Riach,” said the captain. "Give tno leave, sir,” said Riach; “you’ve a good head upon your shoul ders and a good Scotch tongue to ask with, but 1 will leave you no manner of ex- use; 1 want that boy taken out of this hole and put in the forecastle.” “What ye may want, sir, is a matter of concern to nobody hut yoursel’,” re turned the captain, “but I can tell ve LYaN COUNTY TIMES. JOB DF.PARTHKXT. The most com] let • ccuntry Job Office in • he Si ate. All Kindti of Work done with Xent i.onh ami LHfj.'aii h. —At PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITION that which is to be. Here lie is; here he shall bide.” “Admitting that you have been paid m a proportion,” said the other, “I will craw leave humbly to-say that I have I ot. Paid 1 am. aud none too much to be -ond officer of this old tub, and 1 ’ ell if I do my best to II was paid for nothing tuore.' “If ye could hold back your hand from the tin pan, Mr. Riacli, 1 would have no complaint to make of ye,” re turned the skipper, “and instead of ask ing riddles I make bold to say that ye would keep your breath to cool your porridge We'll be required on deck,” ■ added in a sharper note, and set one ■ ot upon tile ladder. r aE CONTINUED, i WALTER P. OAKES, a0» ISKA3ST AWE., San Francisco, - Cal. I^ooikk 1. S. and 5. Louisiana Mexican and Securities. -rSHKM'V TTT; t A ik. &■—>• v ■. trt—nww^ ; A GOVERNMENT LHNDSl ----- . - , |H|,, , , , am - B.|irirT-^.1J-_- r —, -, -.1 -r, - -* Fine as the choicest in California are waiting to be taken up 'J. in the beautiful j Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Co, Explanation j * * * . i • ■'•'HF. BEAUTIFUL HONEY L » K E VALLEY CONTAINS A J .S-, •••«„•.i o fine, bv.-l, Lam lam s, nil ready lor the plow,—is.kur* i '' rota. d .1 .d si: ! e:eel i v mount a in-, ai d has a fin,, uuhi c'luvue j the year arviin I. Hoibv i .<• is a body ol iV-.vi water cv\ei ng « ne j . h ;:i ii.'! sijuaic miles The N. C. O. Railroad has recently beta bi.i-t into j - hi \ i h y. a::d the Great ~a!t Luke road through Beckwith F. ss will also \ ( c;> >s it I ne land is t !y cultivated and produces extra bn crop*— T vv h .it, urns, l alley, hopc-m, alfalfa, veg* tables, Iruit and Mock. Wood -j - mill w«.ur & c pi. i.t.ful a u:n cr cheap. The land can be taken up will - j ! ou residence- un-. er tin* !>• it Act, in tracts of 40 to 320 acres, by a man •, t or wuuau, man i'd or single. « \N e are buiiui. ^ a lacWater System for the Irrigation cf this hnd. \\ t want to get cuvm.i» : r the water we will have to sell, so w 11 hr’p vo.: to get a pit. i f it. The land will cost you $r.25 an acre to the ('.->• vi mem, 25 cents down, -ml $1 ,» in i<ur years. The Water (a (cipc-tual ■ •• a - s i; -1. wiu c - t 56 a a re to the Company: $1.: d wn r 1 'v ii : y :n tiie lei: l t\.r its iiiigaii. n. All land eftb v 1*1., in. s , : a-. dt t. r cu t nitrs us without extra charge, \nd the fumes um t he bc-ci t Act -is rec.-ctly amended by Congress, must show a water ( supply bef- re they will he accepted. < H --Y LAKG Cl V, the town we are establishing, oilers good 1- ch: • for tiie establishment of new businesses, and is veil vy.ub in - ve.su^aliug. THESE LANDS CAN BE TAKEN UP WITHOUT RESIDENCE Under the Desert Act, affording a chance for the speculator as well as the homeseeker. EMPLOY NS NT AT C.GCD V/AGFr.S For Men and learns on the construe ion work, if you desire to u.she a home there R. MEMBER that these Lands arc level, all ready for the plow, v illi rick soil, on lailroad now bui.t, and on line of another, build 1: v; Fuel is fiee, lumber che.ip, and v.a.er p.cntiful. Good Jo. a a. we l a, cut ide inwhets. Hie irrig-Uon of the.e iauds makes them iimneasBy and im.ne uuitcly productive. C Send 4 cents in stamps for full information to r and XrW dliu lv li FRED W. LA KE, Secretary Ofe G Hood EaildiKg, SAN FNAIIGISCO. CAI-. T.V "■) "NIT - Ti-y-v W — ^ v A rV T ■ '> -.-t ARE BEING RUM Fi SAN FM.m: T3C3. ,