LYON COUNTY TIMES.
Saturday.April 7, 1906.
Entered at the Postoffice. Yerington. Nevada,
second-class mail matter.
Legal advertising, per square . $200
Each subsequent insertion. 1 00
Commercial advertising, per inch per month 1 00
Reading notices, per line, first insertion_ 10
Each subsequent insertion, per line _ 05
In Mcmoriam Resolutions and Cards of
Thanks, per line. 10
Nevada 8t California trains, south bound, arrive
at Wabuska at 12:55 p. m. and leave at i: 15 p. m.;
north bound trains arrive at Wabuska at 3:50 p.
ni. and leave at 4.10 p. m
Trains connect at Churchill with stub train for
Dayton and Carson.
The above time is Mountain time, which is one
hour ahead of meridian time.
—Will Powers came out from
—J. C. Gallagher returned from
San Francisco last Saturday.
—The Bullfrog Miner has been
moved from Bullfrog to Rhyolite.
— Born—In Yerington, March
25, 1906, to the wife of E. H.
— A new line of cameras and
photo supplies at the Yerington
—If you want any berry plants
see ad. of S. L. Watkins elsewhere
in this issue.
—J. E. Bray, the insurance
agent of Reno, paid the camp a
visit this week.
—C. I'. Holland paid Dayton,
Carson and Reno a visit the first
of this week on business.
—Frank Downey returned from
Hinds’ Hot Springs last Monday
much improved in health.
—S. J. Weeks and Mr. Sullivan,
cattle buyers, came in from Reno
Saturday and went out Tuesday.
—Henry Wedekind returned
from Reno last Saturday and has
been busily engaged at his mine
—The Rhyolite Herald is install
ing a new cylinder press and mak
ing other improvements to handle
the great amount of business it is
Fenton Bonham, of the real es
tate firm of J. A. Bonham & Son,
of Reno, paid Yerington a visit
this week. We may have some
news regarding his visit next
—H. C. Barton and Ed Hunter,
of the Truckee Lumber Co., pass
ed through the first ot the week
en route to the southern country.
They were accompanied by Mr.
Rich, of Reno.
—Dr. Van Deventer will preach
at the Methodist Church tomor
row. The subject of the morning
sermon is “ The Way of God With
Men.” In the evening the sub
ject will be "The Dreamer Has
Come.” All are invited.
—Capt. O. T. Tibbitts, Walter
Schimerer and Dr. J. J. Snider,
mining men of Salt Lake, were ar
rivals here last Saturday. Mr.
Snider will, after visiting our dis
trict, prepare a special article for
the United States Investor, pub
lished in Boston, on Mason Val
ley’s copper possibilities.
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An item in the Reno Journal of
a recent date, purporting to be a
telegram from Hawthorne, says
that the Indians on the Walker
Lake Reservation are very much
dissatisfied with the opening of the
Reservation to the white men for
mining and prospecting. This
item has been copied extensively
by the State press, and Virginia
papers have asserted that the two
companies of National Guards at
that place are being held in readi
ness to come to the Reservation in
case of trouble.
This stuff is the merest rot.
There is no dissatisfaction among
the Indians. They are to hold all
the agricultural lands, and will
get something like twenty acres
each. They care little for the
mineral land and are in no way
opposing its being thrown open
for the white man.
This information we obtain from
the interpreter, who acted for the
Indians and the government in
the deal whereby all arrangements
were made for allotment of lands,
etc. It will be May i, likely, be
fore all the agricultural land is al
lotted, and it will be as late as
August or September before the
Reservation is thrown open to the
The Reno papers will have to
dig up some better excuse to keep
people out of the Mason Valley
for Over Sixty Years
Mrtf. Winslow'* Soothing Syrup has
been used tor over sixty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes ttie child, softens
the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy tor diar
rhoea. It will relieve the poor little
sufferer immediately. Sold by drug
gists in every part of the world.
Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be sure
and ask tor “Mrs. Winslow's Sooth
ing S vrup,M and take no other kind.
Report of Dayton public school
for month ending March, 30, 1906;
Margaret E. Mack, Principal;
Elizabeth Cooke, Assistant.
Grammar Department—No. boys
enrolled, 15; No. girls, 15; total,
30; percentage of attendance, 91.
Honor Roll—Dan Brooks, Rol
land Shirley, Clyde Heidi tiger,
Roy Schooley, Hazel Davis, Flor
ence Shirley, Carol Rising, Gus
Perkins, Richard Rising, Freda
Davis, Arthur Randall, Lawrence
Powers, Inez Shirley, Lottie Gates
and Will Schooley.
Primary Department—No. boys
enrolled, 19; No. girls, 22; total,
41; percentage of attendance, 93.
Honor Roll—Phyllis Davis,
Alice Schooley, Isabel Rising,
Ralph Ruby, Mary Cassinelli,
Myrtle Gerrey, Clinton Melarkey,
Myron Shirley, Maud Powers,
Angelina Cassinelli, Stanley Ris
ing, Herbert Shirley, Louise Coon
ey and Stanley Davis.
All persons interested in the
proposition of incorporating the
town of Yerington are requested
to meet at the I.eavitt Hall next
Monday evening at 8 o’clock.
There will be some questions of
importance for discussion, and it
is hoped that all taxpayers of the
town will be present. The time
has come when Yerington, as a
tow n, must take a step forward or
slide backward. Do you want it
to do the latter? If not come to
the meeting and talk the matter
A tacky Postmistress
in Mrs. Alexander, ot Carv, Me., who
hits found Dr. King’s New life Pills
to be the best remedy she ever tried
tor keeping the stomach, liver and
bowels in perfect order. You’ll
agree with her if you try these pain
less purifiers that infuse new life.
Guaranteed by G. I. Leavitt & Son,
druggists. Price, 25c.
Pearl Dunn and Miss Annie
Thrailkill were married at the res
idence of Mrs. Pinkerton, in Yer
ington last week Thursday, Justice
of the Peace Carter officiating.
The young lady finally gained the
consent of her parents to the wed
ding, the Clerk at first refusing to
issue a license. The young peo
ple have the well-wishes of a host
—The Virginia Chronicle has
put in a typesetting machine and
is much improved typographically.
Quarterly Meeting of Boards
The Board of County Commis
sioners held its regular quarter
ly meeting in Dayton on the 2d
inst., a full Board being present;
also District Attorney and County
Clerk, and transacted the follow
The minutes of previous meet
ing were read an approved.
The list of bills examined and
allowed will be found in another
column of this issue.
A transfer of $851 was made
from the General Fund to the
Officers’ Salary Fund.
The monthly and quarterly re
ports of the several county and
township officers were presented,
read and ordered filed.
An order was made establishing
a school district at Fort Churchill,
upon petition of citizens of that
The bill of J. C. Gallagher for
$47.45 was reduced to $31.70.
The bill of J. A. Carter was re
duced 75 cents.
The bill of John Kearney for
$21.85, as deputy constable was
rejected on grounds that it was
The bills of A. Perkins, J. Sea
man, R. Cooke, Jas. Millsap and
W. R. Millsap, for work on road,
were laid over until next meeting.
The matter of repairing the
Buckland bridge was placed in the
hands of Com. Littell, the sum to
he expended not to exceed $100.
The petition for the road to Co
mo to be made a county road was
again laid over until next meeting.
The tax of F. Lucas, amounting
to $4.16, was remitted.
Upon the report of the District
Attorney the Board ordered that
i the former action taken regarding
the assessment of the Nevada &
! California railroad be rescinded,
• and that the tax on that property
for the year 1905 be remitted.
Upon petition of Silver City res
idents a special town tax of 50
: cents on each $100 be levied in
Silver City township,
i It was ordered that no county
property be loaned to individuals.
The Clerk was instructed to ad
vertise for bids for supplies for
county Poor Farm for six months,
from the 1st day of July, 1906.
It was ordered that the town
lot in Dayton owned by Lyon
county be sold to T. P. Mack upon
his paying costs, etc.
I The action formerly taken re
flating to the survey to establish
! the amount of mileage of the Nev.
! Cal. railroad in Lyon county was
I rescinded, and no survey will be
Registry agents were appointed
in the following precincts: Smith
Valley, Jim Carter: Mound House,
J. C. Conway; Sutro, Sam Cor
nish; Wabuska, John Feeny;
Plummer, G. H. Plummer. The
Justices of Peace act in their sev
Commissioner Littell was auth
orized to repair the jail at Yering
Ordered that Commissioners on
ly be allowed to spend the follow
ing sums during the next three
months on roads: Turner, $70;
Littell, $50; Flaws, $30.
Adjourned to meet July 2, 1906.
Under the management of Hen
ry Streeter, Prince Damley, the
standard bred Clydesdale stallion,
will make the season in Mason
Valley. Prince Damley is a dark
bay with white face, foaled May 3,
1901, and was formerly owned by
C. J. Grove of Fairfield, Iowa.
His sire is Royal Rover, 9060;
dam, Stockport Bloomer, 8080; and
he has been accepted for registry
in Vol. II of the American Clydes
dale Stud book. His number is
10,432. Prince Damley now
weighs 1910 pounds and stands 17
hands high. He is the property
of the Lyon County Breeding As
sociation, of which Jose Borge is
President and Chas. A. McLeod,
is Secretary, and is a great horse
to breed to for draught stock.
Devll'i Island Torture
is no worse than the terrible ease ot
piles that afflicted me ten years.
Then 1 was advised to apply Buck
leu’s Arnica Salve, and less than a
box permanently cured me, writes
L. S. Napier, ot Ruggles, Ky. Heals
all wounds, burns and sores like
magic. 25c at U. I. Leavitt Kt Son,
Jas. M. B. Irvine, of the Electric
Appliance Co., was an arrival here
Wednesday to install the switch
board and boxes of the Yerington
Electric Co. Thursday the first
box was put up in the Times of
fice, and we had the pleasure of
hearing the first few words over
the main line system. The cen
tral office, for the time-being, will
be at the Mason Valley Drug
Store, but the company will event
ually build an office of its own.
The line now reaches from Wa
buska to Nordyke, taking in Yer
ington, the Bluestone and a num
ber of ranches. About 65 boxes
have been contracted for and will
be put in just as speedily as pos
sible, while it is more than likely
that over 100 boxes will be in use
before the end of the mouth. The
equipment is first-class so far as
boxes and switch are concerned,
and will soon be furnished with a
good pole line and extended to
Smith Valley and Gardnerville;
also Bodie and Aurora.
Deifaess Canaot be Cared
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion ot the ear.
There is only wav to cure deaf ness,
and that is by constitutional reme
dies. Deafness is caused by an in
flamed condition of the mucous lin
ing of the eustachian tube. When
this tube is inflamed you have a
rumbling sound or imperfect hear
ing, and when it is entirely closed,
deafness is the result, and unless the
inflammation can be taken out and
the tube restored to its normal con
dition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever; nine cases out of ten are
caused by catarrh, which is nothing
but an inflamed condition ot the mu
We will give One Hundred Dollars
tor any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh), that cannot he cured by
Hall’s Cataarh Cure. Send tor cir
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, 75c.
Take Hall’s Family Pills for con
Last Friday night a man named
Dalton, who had been working on
the Miller ranch, was arrested in
town and charged with disturbing
the peace. He had been up to
an Indian camp and virtually de
molished one of the wickiups. In
about two hours after Dalton had
been placed in jail he appeared
on the street, visited the saloons,
and finally took a horse belonging
to Frank Osborn, which was hitch
ied near the Owl saloon, and
I struck out. An investigation
showed that Dalton had dug out
of his cell by removing a large
stone nearly two feet square. He
rode the horse to Wabuska and
there turned the animal loose,
probably boarding a freight train
for the south. The horse was re
covered by the officers, but Dalton
has not been apprehended.
Itamaa Blood Marks.
A tale of horror was told by marks
ot human blood in the hoineol J. W.
Williams, a well-known citizen ot
Uac, Ky. He writes; “Twenty years
ago I had sev re hemorrhages ot the
lungs, and was near death when I
began taking Dr. King’s New Dis
covery. It completely cured me and
I have remained well ever since.” It
cures ht morrhages. chronic coughs,
settled colds, and bronchitis, and is
the only known cure tor weak
lungs. Kvery bottle guaranteed by
G. I. I.eavitt & Son; druggists. 50c
and $i. Trial bottle tree.
Sanders School Report.
Following is the report of San
ders school district for the month
of March, 1906; Mrs. Bessie H.
No. boys enrolled, 22; No. girls
enrolled, 14; total, 36; percent, of
Roll of Honor—Eddie Knemey
er, Mary West, Evelyn Lancaster,
Elsie Stallard, John Freeman,
James West, Alma Lancaster, Lin
ford Riley, Lyla Mitchell, Edna
Schacht, Fritz Schacht, Mary Fa
brias, Alma Morrow, Viola West,
Ernest Mathews, Christiana
Schacht, Tony Fabrias, Annie
Mathews, Harvey Larue, Harry
Davis, Ralph Pursel, Allida Krem
mel, Joe Fabrias, Ida Grulli, Nel
son Mathews, Clair Butler, Alfred
Mathews and Joe Mathews.
—Mrs. B. Vaillenoour deBires to
announce to the ladies ot Yerlngton
and vicinity that she has just re
ceived a new line ot Summer mil
linery. Prices reasonable. (Jive her
Mrs. D. Johns and daughter
were over from Empire last Satur
Mrs. Belle Gavin was over from
Empire last Saturday on a short
Miss Georgie Rammelkamp re
turned from Smith Valley last
Mr. Gramer. of Tesla, Cal., was
an arrival Wednesday on a visit
Mrs. Lillian Whitten came over
from Reno Wednesday on a visit
to relatives and friends.
—Chas. Snyder returned from
San Francisco last .Tuesday, after
an absence of a couple of weeks.
Mrs. Clara Hawkins was an ar
rival from Carson last Saturday to
attend the funeral of Mrs. Swartz.
Miss Viola Perry took her de
parture for Carson Tuesday to
visit friends and relatives for a few
John Combellick and wife were
arrrivals here last Friday on a
visit to friends and relatives for a
Miss Katie Anderson came over
from Carson Monday and contin
ued on to Como to visit Mrs. E. D.
Boyle at that place.
Mrs. T. J. A. Flaws and daugh
ter, Mrs. W. L. Palmer, left Mon
day for San Francisco and Sacra
mento to visit friends and relatives
for a month.
Freight traffic into this valley
is becoming heavier daily. Two
freighting teams are constantly
engaged hauling from here in or
der to avoid a blockade. A car
heavily loaded with agricultural
implements, consigned to J. C.
Gallagher, was unloaded Wednes
day; also, two others loaded with
lumber, to F. L. Littell.
During the past week the work
of graveling the roadbed of the
Southern Pacific between Church
ill and Wabuska has begun. Four
work trains are already in use
hauling gravel from the Walker
pit, near Walker Lake, where
the gravel is obtained. Engines,
moguls, the heaviest type of en
gine, are being used in the work.
A force of 200 Japanese is sta
tioned a few miles west of Wa
buska, where the gravel trains are
at the present time unloading. J.
F. Shaughnessy, Assistant Super
intendept of the Salt Lake Divis
ion, P. J. McGrath, Trainmaster,
have been at- Wabuska for the
past few days superintending the
Passenger traffic into the gold
regions has been increasing daily.
Over 125 dined at Feeny’s Wed
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Th quarterly conference will be
held at the Methodist Ceurch on Sat
urday, April 7, at 2:30 o’clock. All
the officials ar expected to be pres
ent. l)r. Van Deventer will preach
on Sunday, April 8. both morning
and evening. The sacrament ot the
Lord’- Slipper will be administered
after the morning sermon. All are
cordially invited to be present at
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