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S W. Rise is authorized to make collection* or the Silver State and receipt for themme. TUATM.KKS* 41111>E. Arrival and IM'i*arU»re of Train* at MlllSItTUIItCil. FAHiPP'GfcR TKA'N". Going Kant Arrive* at 2:20 p. si. Leaves |§ 2:30 r. m. Going West Arrive* at 1:20 P. M. Leaves at 1:30 p. m. EMIGRANT TRAIN: Going East—Arrives at a.40 P. H. Leaves at 0:1» p. m. Going "evt—Arrives at 0:45 A. M. Leaves at 7:15 a. m. W >Y PEEWIT TRAIN': Going East- -Arrives at 1:30 P. M. Leaves at 0:45 r. M. Going Weft-Arrives r.t 12:80 P. M. Leaves at 2:20 P. it Arrival ami Departure nr Stage*. Stages lor Para':*e, Spring City, Port. Ate Hermi , side. Ci:v, and ah parts of Idaho Territory, n-ave daily upon the arrival ol the Passenger Truin from Ills West. Stages arrive from Paradis*-. Spr.’igCity and Idaho, da.l.v, in time lor the west-bound Pas senger train. It M 1.1 ISII.LEflV H’tir De/iartinrnt Signal Coro* .S'. Army. M v 2 lr.»l, 4:i7 M. Observations taken at me same moment of time at all station*. *i WIND: R 2? ~ j-r w i - a?? r' 5 g- “ f" o | I % a; = ;; PLACES OF } s' 7. : J 1 T ? Z ■ 5 OBSERVATION. : . c '■ _ -5 I i I 7; l\ ; ! . t • . - • | 1 : : : . i± (7heyeiuie, Wj T*» T Cg H 12 .11 1 * FI5A • Itaveliport, loaa. j.*< North Platte, Neb - Omaha, Nel> . 1 ....1 Pio.be, Nov. .. 4S Calm. t avg Salt Lake, L . T 5. c-nn >r s'an Franeisi-o, Cal. ad •* 12 .... 1 ndjr. \t mnemuee.., .‘u-v. 5* •* b -wl uay LOCAL 1 \ T L L L11. L > I E. Personal Notes. N. II. A. Mason, the well known cattle man arrived here yesterday on his way to his ranch in northwestern Humboldt. Henry Pratt of Clover Valley arrived here yesterday. He reports the grass away up, and everything in the line of vegetation farther advanced in his sec tion than it was in the latter part of May last year. George Kiieg, who levs been book keeper at Levy & Co.’s store for a year or more, left yesterday for San Fran cisco. It his health, which has not been good for some time, permits, iie intends to go to \\ ashingtou Terri tory. Lieutenant J. A. Pitcher arrived here yesterday from San Francisco on his w ay to Fort Mcl/ermit to servo as a member of tlie Court Martial which is to lie held at that place this week. 1 >r. J. J. Meigs of Klko was in town yesterday. He confirms what the Sil vkk Statk mentioned last week relative to the sale of the Elko Post to S. S. Sears of the Independent. t _ ...... t ■ ** A 5« W \ H « U fil , lUUUlil'U/.eu. The family <if M. S. Bonmfiebl at tended the show Saturday evening, and during there absence their residence w as broken into and some articles ot more or less value stolen. The tliiet or thieves got into the house by break ing a window. The Boston Excursionists. The Boston excursionists are reported on the Humboldt Division of the rail road to-day, and are expected to arrive lu re this aiteriioon. They travel in a special train, a few minutes behind the regular tiain from the East. -- • Taking the School Census. George K. Walker, who lias been ap pointed School Census Marshal by the Board of Ti uatees of t his district, has noinniencod taking thu census. He has thirty one days in which to complete it. 1 BATTLE MOUNTAIN ITEMS. Notes from Saturday’s Messenger. The Starr & (!roves has declared Its regular monthly dividend of ten cents per share. This is the sixth dividend, and the total amount paid to stock holders is *120,000 I). W. Wallis, Wm. Dunphy’s mana ger, caught an eagle the other day with a rope. He was riding along Bowlder Crock, on the Tnsearora road, when lie saw the eagle feeding on some dead an imal, and before it could get away he had thrown his rope around it. He liow has the bird a captive at the White House. The surveyors returned yesterday from their wink of running a line from Ledlie to (irautsville. They found a good route all the way and made the distance in ;*>7J miles. The line over the ridge between Reese River and Smith Creek Valleys was found to be on a grade of only 160 feet to the mile, the distance across it being three milt's. The contract for grading the first two floors of the new 40 stamp mill at I>ew is has been let to Bob Cozzens, of that place, anil a force of 30 graders has been set to work. The brick contract was let to Henry Vogt, an experienced brick maker of Winneinucca, and his machinery arrived Thursday ami wxs shipped to Lewis, At a depth of 145 feet a flowing stream of water was struck in the arte sian well w hich is being sunk on Crum’s place, and it now rises about a foot and a half above the surface. They are still sinking, and had attained a depth of 160 feet yesterday. The well will be sunk some ‘JO or -J.'< feet deeper,w hen a stronger flow is expected. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nelson met with a sad loss last Wednesday morn ing, when their little daughter Isabel was so suddenly taken from them. '1 he little one was their only child and had .attained an age when children become most interesting and hardest to lose. -Saturday they were in town and all seemed well, but at 5 o'clock Wednes day morning the child was taken sud denly ill and died at 10:30 A. >1. John Aniphar met with a painful ac cident; last Monday night. During tlie vbiry some parties were mi the saloon ami all weto drinking pretty freely, and af terwards got into trouble w ith Ampihar. He went to bed at a late hour, and dur ing the night one of the party tried to get into his room to renew the trouble. John would not stand this, and pulled out Ins pistol, which he held by Ins right side with the muzzle pointed downward. In Ins excitement he must have pulled the trigger, for the pistol went ott' and a bullet plowed its way otu his knee, just under the knee-cap. Worse Than the (Jem Puzzle. Postmaster Blakieslee, of Humboldt "House, sends us a letter received by him from somebody in Indiana, with a request that ft be published. Our .“expert,” whose boast it has been that tie could decipher anything from the fliieroglyphios on Cleopatra's Needle to lie handwriting ot the late Horace free ley, lias been engaged on this sped non ol Itoosier cinrograpuy lor twenty lours, and all lie can make out of it is, Chat Na-Tliau Italy-Klay, of An (Jo-La, riiijeeana, says: “It there is anybody ■JJ.vorking in !Star City, ho lias not been hare since '(»'(, at which time be bought oino claims from Judge Mitchell.” Alleged Attempt at Itape. Constable McPhetres, of Spring City, arrived here Saturdi) with a prisoner named Patrick Connelly, who Was held by Justice I Jiutz to answer for alleged attempt to commit rape. It appears from the testimony that Count tly en tered a heal room, in the night, in which two girls, aged respectively 12 and ID years, were sleeping. His ac tions awakened the girls, who screamed, and raised the other inmates of the house, ami Connelly was arrested and charged with assault, to commit tape. His bail was lixed at $1,000, in de fault of which lie was sent to jail. ■ ♦ - The First Oil Wheels. Fred Hihn, Wells, Fargo & Co.'s messenger, arrived hero yesterday from Boise. Ho says it was the first trip through on wheels which lie made in several months, lie says there is con siderable bullion at Atlanta, hut the roads are so bad they can not gut it to Boise City to slop it. J Meteorological Data for April, 1881. The mean range of the barometer for 1 April was 29.945; the maximum do. 30.161; minimum do. 29.034; range do:, .527. The mean temperature during the mouth of April was 54.0 ; maximum do. 79 ; minimum do. 20°; range do., 59.0" Mean humidity during April, 40.2, The total ram-lall was 1.04 inches. The prevailing wind was southwest. The highest wind was on the 0th, from the southwest, and had a Velocity of 32 miles an hour. The total number of miles during the month was 0,0 >3. Number ot clear days during the month, 17; numbel oi lair days, 8; number of cloudy days, 1. Ram fell on 4 d*>s. J. R. W., Observer S. S. White lather Scarce. There is no excuse whatever for able bodied' men to be tramping along toe railroad, risking their lives stealing rides on brake-beams, and begging something to eat at every stopping place on the load. Labor is lit demand in a great many places, and everybody who is able and willing to work can get employment. The Oazctte says: ‘‘A great scarcity of men is reported by contractors who are operating in the mountains this season. The Nevada and Oregon Railroad tinds it iblhenlt to secure white labor, and L. N. Marker ot Washoe, who has advertised for men, is now compelled to use some China men in order to complete his contract during the season. Marker lias never used C'omese before, and would not now if it could be avoided. Tne men who want to work have sought new' pastures, and, in fact, tne Chinese are also Scarce.” Discharged. J. L. flaiPKs, charged with being an accomplice in the ta-eft of a vaiq-ueros outlit with James lilake, now it» the county jail, was tried before Justice Osborn last Saturday and discharged. When Blake was arrested, lie pointed out Haines to the officers as be mg the person to wnoiii he paid <$.» lor hading a purchaser for the outfit. Saturday, lilake admitted, under oath, that, al though he pointed out Haines as bis accomplice, he was not the right man, and lie did not tell the truth when he said lis was. buhls to Loitve. I)r. Huntington intends to leave about the last of the week for Eureka, where he goes to practice his profession. During the few months the Doctor has been here he made many friends, who will regret his departure, aud wish him success m his new field of labor. bett inn. Well. Manuel Diaz, wim was shot by Dan Bowden, at Tuseai'ora, some si* weeks ago, is getting well. His strength is increasing slowly, ami he is now able to sit up a part of the time. v .1 . i. . Bullion valued at $18,153 30 Was re ceived yesterday at Wells, Fargo & Co.’s ofSoe from Idaho. Of this amount $3,004 IK) was sent Fast and the balance to San Francisco. Notice to tlw> Public. Messrs. Slagle & Jordan, who have recently purchased a cattle and stoak range on King's River, give notice that no one is authorized to contract debts in their names. Firemen's Meeting. The regular monthly meeting of Win netnceca Hose Co No. I. will be held at their hall at 7:30 o’clock this evening. Notice to (\mtractofvr. Wash. O'Neal, of Paradise, desires to let u contract for stacking.one thousand tons of hay. See ad. in another col umn. _ none Take Notice ! A*:'Ladies and gentlemen, YOU WI’iL SAVE money, and at the same tune see The l aslilonable t.oosls of I he Hay, By having patience ami delaying your purchases until About the first of April ! When our Immense &tock <>/ iSiiri/*j Hoods H ill .1 rrice / mr'di-tf Levy & Co Ho You .Smoke f If you do, call on AuuiiKb, at the ‘Fashion Sample Rooms,” ami try his “Clear Havana Cigars”—the best in Wiuneuiueoa. fl7-tf ! SAGEBRUSH SCREENINGS. The placer diggings near Washoe Lake Ste said to he paying well. The largest pieces of gold found weigh from $2 50 to £3 50! These diggings were worked as early as lfkiO, wdieH they were abandoned beeatise they would not pay more than $5 a day to the in an. Dr. McKay informs the Roise Demo crat that he counted seventy-eight Wagons on the road between that place and Alkali one day last week. They averaged three men to the wagon, and Were bound for Wood Kiver. The grasshopper crop in the Truckee Meadows, it is now said, will be neither so great uor so general as was fearodv The eggs are hatching out in spots. It is thought that many of them wore killed by the kite frosts, along with the fruit blossoms. Some malicious person or persons have been injuring James Davis and annoying the public by breaking and otherw ise disarranging the water gates at the tank and reservoir from which the town of Elko is supplied w'ith water. The ditch ami appurtenances have recently been purchased by Mr. Davis, and he has been making every effort in his power to keep a full head of w’ater in tlfe pipes. I he ban t rancisco papers having as serted that John W. Maekay would return to the Comstock by the first of June, a Virginia Chronicle reporter sought information upon that point from Senator Fair. He said it was impossible to judge from his dispatches when l?e would be home, and did not think it would be as soon as the time stated by the papers. Frank Oh hi stem, who was present, said Mr. Maekay had expressed his intention to stay and see the great Derby race, which will come otf on the 21th of May. He », there fore, not expected i» Nevada before the 4th of Jufy. SPECIAL LOCALS. I'urtk Mi at We Know. If you are suffering with a severe rough, cofd, asthma, bronchitis, coin sumption, loss of voice, tickling in the throat, or any alleetion of the throat cr lungs, we knoio that Dr. King’s New ! Discovery will give you immediate re lief. We know of lmndreds of eases it has completely cured, and that where all other medicines had failed. No , other remedy can show one-half as many permanent cures. _ Now, to give yon satisfactory proof that Dr. King’s New Discover,y will cure you of asttuna, bronchitis, hay fever, con sumption, severe ctm^hs and colds, hoarseness, or any throat or lung disease, if you will call at the Drug Store of W. F. Stevens, you can get a trial bottle, free or cost, or a regular size bottle lor SI. For sale by all Drug gists. 2 Dam i an a Hitters makes the c4d young and strong. Hyspep*ta and Lives' 4'ompfatnt. Is it not worth the small price of 7& cents to free yourself of every symptom of these distressing complaint-*s If you think Ho, call at our store and get a bottle of Shiloh’s Vitalizes Every bottle has a printed guarantee on it. Use accordingly, and 11 it docs yoir no good it will cost you' nothing. Sold by Levy A Utx uO-ecd Hot' for Hood River ! Montana has’postponed the tii’m for starting to Wood River, until the 5th day of May, at which time he will start with a six-horse coach, through by Boise. He w ill take twelve passengers the through trip for the small fare of $40 each. Six names are already booked for the trip; so lose no time in securing seats. For the kidneys and bladder—Dam* iana Bitters. I’oslolUee Koaulaliorm. Money orders issued from S to 9 o’clock a. M., and from 1:30 to4 o'clock i*. m., daily. No money orders issued on Sunday. Letters received for registration"from S to 0 o’clock a. m. , ami from 1:30 to 4 o’clock r. M., daily. Mails for the East close at 0r50 A.M., daily. Mads for the West close at 12:15 i*. daily. F. G. Robins, Postmaster. To feel good, drink Dam iana Bit* fcers. A nit Why In 117 Why does everybody go to &evy A Co’s store for their goods ? Answer— Because that is the place to get goods cheap for cash. mhli SPECIAL LOCALS. — __ . __ . i -... Revenue Taxes. Revenue taxes for tlie fiscal year commencing May 1st, 1881, are now due and payable. The undersigned will be at his Ollioe, Third street, Win nemueoa, daily, until the 1st of May, to receive such taxes til Alex Wise, Deputy Collector. Srrtl 1‘ufaloeN, lorn. Kir.. Fop Sale. I have on hand and for sale cheap, a fine lot of Seed Potatoes, Jerusalem Artichokes, and Early Flint Corn. I will fill all orders lor any quantity or dered, and place t.-iein on tiie cars at very low rates. Addless: John Harrison, Lovelock Station, C. P. R. R. mr2-2m Tonic ani> Appetiser—drink liami-' ana Ritters. Km-kleii** Arnica Salve. The best Salve in the world for cuts, brufses, sfires; tifeCrs, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all kinds of skin ti uptions. This salve is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction in ereiy esse or money re funded. Price 3o cents per box. For sale by W. F. Stevens, the. Wmoeniuc ca druggist-, and all oHier druggists. *p22-ly You WILL never Lave a sour, stom ach, if you driukDatniana Bitters. Mathers! Mothers!! Mothers!!! Are you disturbed at night and bioken of your rest by a sick child sutlering and crying with the excruciating pain of cutting teeth ? H so, go at once and get a bottle of Mrs. Winslow’s SooTHiKn Syrup. It will relieve the pdor little sutferer immediately—de pend upon it; there is no mistake about it. There is liot a mother on earth who has ever used it w bo will not tell you at once that it will regulate the bowels, atid gite rest to the i. other, and relief and health to the child, operating like magic, it is perfectly safe to use in all cases, and pleasant Tj the taste, and is the prescription of one of the oldest and best female physicians and nurses in the Uuited Mates. Sold every where. ilo cents a botthu ja31-ly-* w s bop- health, strength and vigor— Damiana Bitters. Oil, U lul » f'« u;:ti Will you heed the warning, the sig nal, perhaps, of the sure approach of that more terrible disease, consump tion ? Ask yourself it you can aHord, for the sake ot saving. cO cents, to run the risk and do nothing tor if? We know from experiei *e that Shiloh’s Cilre will cure your cough-. It never fails. This explains why mort; than a million bottles were sold the past year. It relieves croup and w hooping coUgli at once. Mothers, do Lot be without it. J*or lame hack, side or chest, use Shiloh’s Porous Plaster. Sold by Leva' <& Coi nO-eod Levy & Co. are agents for Damiana Bitters. * -—————— W n Vwiirn o lAAOif it»n nn»*£> for catarrh, diphtheria,' ranker ihouth and headache, m Shiloh’s Catarrh Remedy. A nasal is jector free with each bottle. Use it, it you desire health and sweet breath. Price 50 cts. Sold by Levy & Co. u9-eod Sere cere for dyspepsia—Damiaua Brtters. k rim* PrHee. Wc have just received our own brand of eoifee, the finest in the market. Try it. mo Levy 31 Co A Cough, told, or *«,'«» Throat Should be stopjied. Neglect frequently results in an incurable lung disfcase or consumption. Browns BroTiiiiai. Tkockes do not disorder ttie stomach like cough syrups ami balsams, but act directly on the inflamed parts, al laying irritation, give lelief in asthma, fcfonchitis, couvhs, ca'ar'rh, aijd the tliroat troubles which suutis and pub lic speakers are subject to. For tnirty years Brown’s Broncb.'ti Tn«ebes have been recommended by phvSicuius, and always give perfect sat’Cactfou.» Hav ing been tested by wide and constant use for nearly an entire generation, they have attained wjIi merited utuk among the few staple medics 'of the age. Sold at "25c. it box everywhere. fl-UI tm HV F. STFVLXS.! BRilXVK. STR'RI, -f WINHEMI’COA, Kef. CffEMlPAbS,VARtHSHfiS '.‘At.'vTS,COfi-llth* Window glass, Oils, Toilet Articles, Perfumery • Pocket Cutlery, Brasher, Stationery, Tobacco. • PURR WINES AN’l> LIQUORST For Medical use. SSf PfesctljitfORS Cafe'tiHiy Coiupctiudvd W. F. STEVhNfc Winncmucoa, October 8. ls7R