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W. D. LOVELESS, Publisher, H AMERICAN FORK UTAH H UTAH STATE NEWS H The report of tho stnto auditor H shows that tho bonded Indebtedness 1 of the stato of Utah Is $900,000 H Tho receipts at tho Provo postofflca H for the year wore $16,038.20, and dur- H lng the year 1905 thoy woro $14,891.49, 1 a gain of $141.71. H Dudley W. Stor.o, a contracting H carpontcr of Ogdcn, who fell from a H third story window, Is dead from tho H Injuries sustained. B- William Hearst, whoso homo was H formerly in Coalville, wns killed at M'' Tonopah, Nevada, on Nuw Year's day, T being struclc by a Btcara shovel. H Lars 13. Eggcrtscn, superintendent H of tho Utah county schools, was elect- H d president of tho Stato Teachers' H Association at tho annual session In H Ogdon. H Tho Utah Stato Poultry assocla H Uon has completed nrraugements for H (ho annual poultry show to bo hold B at tho Fair ground In Salt Lako City, H January 23. H Fred Hacks, a dishwasher, foil into H a cauldron of boiling water In the M Wilson hotol kltchon In Salt Lake H City, and Is In a hospital In a pro- H carious condition. H Capitalists nro contemplating the H traction nt Lehl of plaster works and H will utilize tho Immcnso deposits Of H gypsum which havo been known for K' years to exist on tho wost of Utah H Utah'B exhibit at tho fourteenth na- H tlonal Irrigation congress at Dolso, H Idaho, September 3 to 8, 190G, cost tho H public spirited citizens of tho stato H who contributed to tho exhibit fund H 3,153.9G. B Tho University of Utah, in ltn bUn- Dial ropclrt filed with Qovernor Cutler iaBt week, nsks for an appropriation of H $377,554 for tho malntonanco of tho In- M Btltutlon for tho noxt two years and H (or additional buildings H At a meeting of tho Commercial H club of American Fork last week It H was decided to otter Inducements to H tho smelter pcoplo of Salt Lako county H who nro planning to movo, to locato H their smollors near American Fork. B Tho llttla two-year-old girl of Mr. M and Mrs. Hcbcr Qlodhtll, of American m Fork, accidentally drank some, lye Frl- H day evening, and as a result was ball H ly burned around, tho mouth aMfr H Utah Is to bo woll represented nt H tho National Dry Farming congress M which will bo hold In Donvor, January H 24 and 25, and It Is qulio probablo an H effort will bo mado by Salt Lako poo- H plo to bring' tho noxt congress to tho H capital city. fl It Is said that of tho mon who plo H ncerod tho dovoTopmout of Cacho val H Icy but flvo now Htirvlyo: Morgan 1 B. Evans, John IL Illanchard, Edward m Nelson, Italph Smith and John F. H Wright Thoso men wont Into tho 1 valley on April 30, 1859. 1 Albert Uackwcll, a moulder 31 years H of ago, suicided In Salt Lako City, M cutting his throat In tho prosenco M of his wlfo and children. Ho had twice m boforo attompted his II to, and had H boon regarded for more than a year H as montally unbalanced. B Lawronco Leborg, tho man who was BHl' lynched at Las Animas, Colo., for a ., brutal murdor, was taken into custody M tn Salt Lako City in Juno last, was H adjudged lnsano and was commlttod ' to tho stato hospital at Provo, whuro B to was detained until August 18. HBJ Daniel W. Sommora, n section hand, H tnot with a painful accident at Coal H vlllo. Ho was engaged with othor H mon cutting a rulf, when tho rail ' dipped and fell ugulnst another rail, H the young mun's loft hand being H caught between tho two and mashed. M Tho tablo of Salt Lako bank clear H Ings for 190Q Hhows a total of $i88,- H 175,012.88, ns against $211,597,739.59 M for 1905. Tho clearings for the month H of Docombcr amounted to $32,840,- H C28.53, aH against $25,310,769.87 for m ibi samo month of tho year procodlng. "f" Mrs. Persia Athorton Farr, wlfo of M tho lato Aaron F. Farr of Ogdon, and H a '47 pioneer, passed away at 4 o'clock H New Year's morning at tho homo of H nor daughter, Mrs. Mosos Thatcher, H of Logan, with whom she had rosld M ed for some time. Mrs. Farr was 87 H years of ago. H Docauso ho refusod to drop a lump H ef coal that ho took from a cur stand H Ing tn tho yards to build a tiro for H himself and fellow workmon. Harry H Emerson, a Union Pacific ralroad em H poye at Ogdun, was shot through tho H left arm by a Greek watchman uuraod H Ocorgo Deems. H H. Q. Cook and J. O. Duko, of Hcbcr, H havo bought 2,300,000 feet of tlmbor H on tho west fork of tho Duchesne H river, about twenty mile oast of H iloher, on the Uintah reserve, at $5.63 per 1,000 feet on tho stump. This Is B tho biggest price over paid for timber H ou tho stump in Utah. H Tho Montclln Salt company has H oeen incorporated by Ogdon caplt- H allsts. Tlio incorporators claim to H have au iiamonso bed of salt covering H n area of more than 2,000 acres and H varying from thrte to eight feet la H depth. Tho raw material Is uld to H. uveraco 92.23 per cent pure. TROOPS FIRE ONJTRIKERS Thirty Men Are Killed and Eighty Wounded During Riot in Mexico. Jails Thrown Open by 8trlker and Prltoners Released, Pawnshops and Private Houses Pillaged, and Reign of Terror In augurated. City of Mexico. Dolatcd reports from tho mill district of Orizaba, In tho stato of Vein Cruz, whoro rioting has attended tho strlko of tho toxtllo workers, Indlcato that tho government Is In control It was necessary for tho troops to tiro. Thirty dead havo been counted, whllo mora than eighty aro reported to havo been wounded. It Is bcllovcd that the strike has been broken. Aftor pillaging tho stores nt tho Rio Illnnco mills n body of tho Htrlkors rushed to Nogatcs, a short 'distance away, whero another mill la located. Telegraph, tolephono nnd electric light wires wcro cut, and pawnshops and oven prlvato houses wcro pillaged. Jails woro thrown open and tho pris oners sot frco. Residents of tho mill district tied In terror to Orizaba. When tho Htrlkors reached Nogales ono mill official and gens d'anncs from Orizaba mado an Ineffectual at tempt to check thorn. A striker se verely wounded Sonor Hcrrera, mayor of Orizaba, with a hugo stono. Hcrrcrn nroso from whero ho had fallen and klllod his assailant. A body of troops arrived, and ns tho strikers attempted to resist a valloy wns tlrod Into the mob, killing thirty nnd wounding over eighty. Aftor this tho mob was scat tered. A body of 700 collected on if railroad track and held for sovornl hours tho trnln. Finally soldlors ar rived and charged thlH crowd with broadswords, scattering tho strlkors. The Jails nnd armories aro filled with Imprisoned rioters. TAKES OATH IN CHURCH. People Pray for Outdance of Colora do's New Qovernor. Donvor. Hov. Dr. Henry A. Ouch to), chancellor of Donvor university, wns inaugurated ns governor of Colo rado at noon on Tuesday, nnd for tho first timo In tho history of tho stato tho inauguration took placo in a jchurcJjnrteferfjiBW iq thogovor Tor's wlsh,tn6 oath m olllco wna a' mlnlstnrod to him nnd ho delivered his inaugural address to tlio legisla ture In Trinity Methodist Episcopal church, which ho aided lnrgoly in building whllo ho was pastor of that congregation. Tho governor concludod his nddress with a prayer, followed by tho Lord's prnyer, In which many of tho audlenro joined. About 2,600 per sons attended tho inaugural coromon lea, tho church bolng crowded. Fol lowing tho Inauguration, tho governor and other stato officers woro escorted from the church to tho capltul by n military ami civic procession, tho sen ior class of Donvor university march ing alongside tho governor's carriage. IDAHO'S LAW MAKER8. Listen to Reading of Governor's Mes sage and Attend Inaugural Ball. Dolso, Idaho. Thoro was llttlo done in tho legislature on Tuesday beyond listening to tho reading of fJovomor Gooding's message. Tho two houses woro in JoUit session for tho purpose A largo crowd of citizens was pro sent to hear it. Ten thousand copies of tho message woro ordered printed. At night everything was given over to tho Inaugural ball at tho natatorlum, In tho senata during tho brief session of thu day, Rich, McCutchoou nnd Mac beth woro named as a committee on rules, whllo Jenson, Trultt nnd WMt woll wero appointed on tho commit tee of Joint rules. In tho house McCracken, Connor and Freohafer wero named on tho commit tco on Joint rules. Tho house commit tee on printing wns named, compris ing Abbott, Cavanlm, Taylor. Harry nnd Mcl'od. Tho commltteo ou Journal was named, llennlon, aioason, Kolth, Fiwnhafor and Harry. Tho membors drew for seats, nnd that closed tho business at tho day, FIQHT ON 8ENATOR BAILEY. This Is Only Feature of Interest In the Texas Legislature. Austin, Tox. Tho Toxas legisla ture convened on Tuesday, (lover-nor-elect Campbull will bo Installed noxt weak and a successor to Senator Pallor Is to bo olocted. Tho fight mado on Sotmtor ltalloy and tho un derstanding that a legislative Inves tigation will bo mado Into his al leged connection with certain oil In terests has nddod Interest to tho tit uatlon. Probing Into Affairs of Harrlman Sys tem. Chicago. Tho Inquiry of tho Inter stato commorco commission into tho management and methods of tho Har rlman railroads begun In Now York, was resumed horo on Tuesday. Tho commission occupied most of tho day with evidence relating to rates on em tio from Toxns polntB, and It was not until lata In tho afternoon that tho Hnrrlman Hues woro brought before tho hoard. Only ono witness was ex amined, President Ripley of tho Ban ta Fe railroad k CHINESE REVOLUTION IS BECOMING SERIOUS Missionaries, Traders and German Coal Miners at the Plnghlang Coal Mines Have Fled to Shanghai. Victoria, II. C Tlio revolution in contral China has becomo of a for midable nature, according to advices received by tho steamer Kmpross of Japan. Sun Ynt Sen, hero of the Chi nese legation In London whon tho Uritlsh government prevented his ar rest thoro by tho Chtncso embassador, Is stated to ho at tho head of the revolution. Missionaries, traders and Gormans employed at tho Plnhlang coalmines, havo nil fled to Shnughal, wherp Am erican, Drltlsh, (lermnn nnd Japanese gunboats wero. Tho rebel Btrongth'fa placed at 10,000. Tho involution is intl-dynastlc and nut aimed against foreigners. The Chinese government Is moving troops from 'thrco provinces to tho eceno. The United States Bteamcr Hulonn, II. M. S. Cadmus nnd Teal, Gorman gunboats Voorwarts and ('apnncse gunboats Fitshlml and Su nldo, havo proceeded to Changsha. DISLIKE THEIR QUARTER8. California Legislators Declare Hall In Which They Meet Is Unsafe. Sacramento. Tlio California legis lature convened Monday In Hodmen's hall, tho state capltol being in course of repair. In tho sonato 13. I. Wolfo, of San Francisco, wns unanimously elected president pro torn, nnd Lewis A. HItborn, secretary. IL I. Doards ley, of Stockton, was chosen spoakor . of tho houso. During a caucus In tho nfternoon mombors of tho scnato declared Hod men's hall to bo unsafo, and threat ened to movo tho Bonato out of tho building nnd tho city. Thoy will ap propriate a sum to Bccuro an architect to coino from San Francisco nnd test tho safety of tho building. Thoy nro i dlssaolsllcd with cxlsoliig conditions I nnd tho facilities which havo boon pro vided for them to carry on their work. t t 8ECRETARY UPHELD. Action of Government In Paying $50, 000,000 on Panama Canal Valid. , Washington. That tho action of tip nacrotary of tho treasury in paying oct $60,000,000 ou account of tho purchase of tho Panama canal proporty to tho now Panama Canal company of. .Frtyjco H4VRUitjlwLWftjr!iuLa4 docldtV Monday by tho supremo court of tho Unltod States In an Injunction suit brought by Mr. Wilson, a ClibtJ go Inwyor, to restrain paymont of tfl raonoy. Mr. WlUon argued his ovrt caso. I In his opinion, Justlco Droworsatd tho government has domination aid control over tho canal zone, and thofc fore has authority to appropriate monoy to construct tho canal. EARTH CAVED ON RESCUERS, Forty Men Burled In Pit Dug to Reach Comrades. Dlngcn, Hosso. Forty workmon woro burled in tho cutting of a now railway lino between Lamscheid and Lolnlngcn. Tho doad bodies of thir teen of tho mon nnd fifteen injured workmen havo been recovered. An em bankment had collapsed, burying two men. To rescue them largo partlos of other laborers employed along the line woro Immedlatly set to work and a wldo pit was dug In which wero about fifty men, when tho overhanging hlllsldo foil, burying forty of the la borers under masses of earth. CORTELYOU RETIRE8, Gives up Chairmanship of the Republi can National Committee. Washington. Ocorgo U. Cortolyou on Monday nnnouncod his retirement as chairman of tho Republican Na tional commlttoe. Hon. Harry S. Now, vlco chairman, will bocorao act ing chalrmnn of, (ho commltteo. Mr. Cortolyou lot It bo known somo tlmo ago that ho proposed to rotlre from tho commltteo boforo ho should un dertako tho duties of Socretary of tho treasury. Japan Is Determined to Have the Largest Battleship Afloat Victoria, II. C. Tho stoamor Em press of Japan brought news that the Japancso naval authorities havo de cided to build a battleship of 22,000 tons, larger than any afloat. Do sides n Bquadrtm of warships, Japan has decided to send a battalion of Im perial Guards with officers selocted from those who took part In tho war, to represent tho army also at James town noxt May. Admiral Togo will not accompany tho squadron. Deaths Due to Poor Gas Service. Los Angeles. Dr. I. M. Powers, president of tho city health board, discloses that thlrty-ono deaths tn this city within the past few weeks, caused from pneumonia, woro due to tho poor gas sorvlco and fuel fnmlno. Tho "off -and -on" gnsgas service nearly caused three deaths again Monday from as phyxiation, Mr. and Mrs. Turanian bio wcro rendered unconscious from tho fumes of gas which had Btopped flowing 6iiddonly In the pipes and thon camo thronab thu open Jets. I WRECKED BANK WITH BOMB Cashier of the Philadelphia Fourth National Bank and the Dynamiter Killed Blx Others'are Injured, One of Whom May Die Missile Was Thrown After Demand for 8lx Thous-, and Dollars Had Been Re fused. Philadelphia. Demanding a loan of $0,000, and falling to got It, a man who has not yet beon Identified, dropped a bomb In tho Fourth Street National bank, blowing himself to pieces, Instantly killing Cnshlor W. Z. McLcar, and Injuring six othors, ono or two of whom mny dlo. Tho only cluo to tho Identity of tho bomb-throwor was a bunch of keys found in a portion of tho clothing at tached to which was n plate Inscribed, "H, Steele, Garner, la." Tho Fourth Street Natlonnl bank Is tlio largest financial Institution In tho city, and occupies tho greater portion of tho first floor of tho Hullltt build ing on Fourth Btrcct, between Chost nut and Wnlnut streets, In tho heart of tho financial district. Tho explo sion was torrlflc, nnd It caused tre mendous cxcltomcnt In tho crowded building and street. No ono saw tho unknown man en ter tho bank oxcept K. F. Shnmbacher, tho vlco prosldcnt, who was passing out of tho building on his way to luncheon. Ho noticed tho man was poorly dressed, looked like a Russian and carrlod a small parcel. Tho man walked straight back to tlio roar of tho bank nnd asked n clerk to dlroct him to tho olllco of tho prcstdont, Richard Pushton. xnoi oniy is too onuro interior oi tho bank wrecked, but tho largo win dows looking out ou a small sldo streot wero blown out Tho oxploslon Bcattorcd all the books mid papors of tho institution which wero UuC In tho vaults at tlio time. Soma of them woro blown out of tho windows nnd wcro roturnod by those who found them. 8ULLIVAN IN TROUBLE. r ' Treasurer of Company Says Embar rassment Is Only Tempor!?. lfcfcnJBtovcljcp.T.lje,Jainlnor faya, Ktho L. M. Sullivan Trust 'company PVaoldflold Is financially embarrascd vmi that draftB drawn oil tho company I by San Francisco brokers have beon (protested. Pctor Grnnt, tho treasurer lot the company, Is' in this city and ' says tho embarrassment Is only tem porary. Ho says: "I admit that wo nro embarrascd, but it is only temporary. Dy Wednes day things will bo In good ahnpo and ovorybody will bo satisfied. Tho protesting of tho drafts wns nil a mis tako, nnd can bo easily remedied. Thoro is a rulo in our company that no check can bo validated oxropt by tho slgnaturo of two of tho offi cers of tho company. Iarry Sullivan wont to tho fight nt Tonopnh on Now Year's day, and wo hnvo not hoard from him alnce. When ho turns up Wo will bo ablo to right a great many natters. JOMB OUTRAGE IN NEW YORK. Jlant Powder Bomb Dropped Into Big Crowd of People. Now York. A bomb of giant powder ind shot was dropped from an elo rated rallv.oy station Into a crowd of icoplo at tho corner of Second nvenuo ,nd Forty-second streot Saturday IghL In tho oxploslon that followed urco porsonB wcro Injured seriously, nd of theso two probably will die. 'ho outrngo was scomlngly directed gain ' tho proprietor of n fruit I toro on tho comer, and this man, Sal I ntoro Clnllucn, aged 39 years, was no of tho two dangerously injured, 'ho other wns Mary Ratloy, 40 years f ago, who was making a purchaio t tho stand. Tho 15-yoar-old son of llnlluca was less dangerously In ured. Tho bomb throwers oscapod. Narrow Escape of Miners. El Paao, Tox. Tho mngazlno con- ulnlng 8,700 pounds of dynnmlto at ho Donn-Arlzona shaft In Lowell, riz., exploded with torrlflc forco, ivory window pino In Ixiwoll was hattorcd and tho shock was felt at louglns, twenty-six mllos away. DIs 1 rosslng minora wero current for soma ours of many killed und others lm- irlsonnd in the shaft, but iuvostlga on Bhowod nil untrue. Thoro woro )rty-tbroo men at work In tho shaft n the 1,000 and 1,100-foot lovols, all it whom escaped. Ienator Clark' of Montana Buys Big Ranch In New Mexico. Trinidad, Colo.--it is roportud in eal estato circles horo that Senate! v. A. Clark, of Montana, ha pur based Yorraojo park of WJlllam II, artlott, of Chicago. Tho tract em 1 races 200,000 nurus, located fifty miles est o. Trinidad, In Now Mexico ! tmator Clark vlBltd tho ranch last ; i.ir and Is said to have tried to pur i taso it nt that timo. Tho constdcra I on is said to be $2,000,000. I ' BANDIT STRONGHOLD FALLS BUT ffi CHIEF ESCAPES The Sultan's Troops Capture Raliull's Town After Short and Almost Bloodless Fight. Tangier. Zlnnt, Rnlsull's atronp hold, was virtually destroyod by fire, and fell Into tho hands of tho troops of the sultan at noon on Sunday, af ter a shot! and almost bloodless fight. Ralsull and his 700 followers succcd cd In escaping to tho mountains d eplto tho olaborato plans of War Min ister Gabbas. No fatalities in tho fighting on Sun day wero roportod. It Is thought prob ablo that tho Ralsulltes carried off their dead. Mlnlstor of War Gabbas, who has not loft Tangier during tho opera tions, is expected next to movo against the pretendor to tho throne, Mulal Mohammed, n brother of tho sultan, from whoso followors thoro have been many defections recontly. Tho Spanish ofllcors of tho Interna tional police created by tho Algcclras convention have arrived, hero and will tako up their dutlos at tho end of tho month. PULLMAN ON LIMITED ABLAZE. One Passenger Dead and Two Salt Lakers Have Narrow Escape. Council niuffs, Iowa, Ono passen ger wns killed and thrco Injured Sun day morning on Los Angeles limited No. 8, when n Pullman sleeper caught tiro whllo tho train was running from Council Uluffn to Missouri Valloy, en routo to Chicago. Doad Louis Dolarlo, Washington, D. C, clerk of tho houso commltteo on irrigation. I Injured I. C. Jensen, Salt Lako City, slight burns on neck nnd head. Honry Cntrow, Salt Lnko City, right wrist cut by glass. Mrs. D. Hlgglns, Carboudnlo, Pa., suffered from ex- i exposure. Tho Northwestern train wns within a nillo of Lovcland, nenr Missouri Val ley, when pnscugcrH In tho Pullman car Hcdflold wero aroused by smoko I Tho origin of tho lire could not b 'determined, but It had undoubtedly been smouldering for somo tlmo boforc bolng discovered. ANOTHER CUBAN PLOT. Three Palma Adherents Said to be In the Conspiracy. I Now York. Rumors of u conspiracy against tho penco of Cuba aro agalc ' rlfo-4n tula city," Thrco porsons men- " tionod In connection with tho plan tc start troublo in tho island woro ofllcc holdors of tlio Palmn administration, I two of whoro aro now in Now York ' and tho other In Europe Accord Ins to thoso reports, nrms nnd ammuni tion havo been shipped clandestinely from this port to Cuba for poslblo fu I turo ubo. Somo of tho contraband ar ticlcs, It 1b said, woro burlod noat Marlol, not far from Havana. Tbli fact bocamo known to tho Amorlcnn autkoritloB, nnd u company bf soldiers was Bunt to Hcnrch for tho rlllos and cartridges, which, howovor, hud boon romoved to another biding placo. REBELLION IN SALVADOR. Revolutionists Fire on Garrison and Then Run Away. Snn Salvador. Tho Salvadoroan government officially doclarcs that n group of armed revolutionists dls- I gulsod as soldiers hnvo appeared In Estnnquolas. They fired upon tha gnrrlson and Immediately disappeared Later thoy continued their disorders A number of persons connected with tho robolllon havo boon Imprisoned horo nnd In Honduras. I One of 8hlp's Crew Killed and Six In Jured In Storm. Now York. Ono of her crow was killed nnd six others sorlously In jured when tho Cunnrd liner Etrurln i was fighting hor way through n bo I voro storm on Friday night. Tho body of tho man killed was burled nt sea. Tho othors Injured woro In hor hos pital when tho steamer arlved San day from Queenstown. Captain Pot ter said that never during his mnily years as a seaman had ho oxportonced such rough weather. Man Who Threw Bomb. Philadelphia. With tho finding oi tho personal effects of tho man who throw a bomb in the Fourth National bank ou Saturday, killing Cashier W. Z. Mcl-ear and himself, there is little doubt loft In the minds of tho police ofllclals that ho was Hollo Stoolo of Gamer, Iowa. Tho bomb-throwoi alopt Friday night nt tho Graut Houso, 1 a hostelry on tho outsklrta of tho ten derloin, frequented mostly by re spectable working people. He regis tored aa J. It. Steelo of Now York. Ponce Sighted En Route. Now York. The missing steamor Ponco, of tho Now York Porto Rice Steamship company, which is about a weok overdue at Now York, en route from Ponco, P. U., ww safe and pro ceeding toward Now York two dnyi aftor loavlng Ponco. Tho Information was brought into port Sunday by tap tain Chapman of tho big sailing ship Shenandoah, which arrived from Port Hlakeloy. Captain Chapman reported that on December 28 ho sighted the Ponco In clear weathor MINES AND MINING The Mohawk mine, at Goldflold, Ne vada, has produced olght millions of dollars worth of oro slnco April. Manhattan, Nevada, closoly re sembles tho enmp of Hullfrog In that it is a great milling proposition. H. P. Mnddcn has bonded for $10,000 the group of sevon mining clalme owned by Morris Roberts nnd An thony Jurlch nt Ely, Novnda. I An authority on mlnos, who is fam- I lllar with tho Sonora field, says that I the output of copper In Sonora, Mexl- I co, for 190C, amounted to 179,000,000 I pounds. Tbo big Grcenwator morgor, that . has been talked of for somo timo, hot. v ' been consummated. Tho now com pany will havo n capitalization of $25, 000,000, -vith 5,000,000 shares. j It Is Btntcd that In tho Keane j Wonder company's mlno in Death Val- j ley, $050,000 worth of oro has already beon blocked out, und tho frco milling will average better than $18. It Is now n certainty that a. combin ation of Interests In tho Manhattan district will erect a great custom mill- , Ins plant this coming spring, or as Boon us weather conditions will allow. ' Oro thnt assays 175 ounces In all- 'aw vcr ond 16 per cent lead has been struck by Henry Wellnnd nnd Josoph Foster on their Victor clnlm nbout three-fourths of a mile east of Plocho, Novnda. January .1 wns a happy day for the Consolidated Mcrcur company und a portion of their employees, for two of tho battery of six loaHtcrs ut Morcur woro placed In commission aftor a close-down of several days. During the past year moro nnntial assessment work wns performed in tho Deep Creek district than boforo In any flvo years combined. This condition has been brought about by nssuranco that tho Western Pacific railroad will ' bo completed, to shipping polntu with in tho onrly months of tho prosent year. A good old-fashioned stampede Is on toward tho now copper nnd gold district known ns Ml.pnh, Ely and I surrounding Novnda points providing I the material for making this rush as plcturcsquo as Is usually tho caso in Novnda. Tho Mlzpah district Is lo- L cated six mllos osst of Spruco, north- bV' west of tho Dolly Vnrden section. E. P. Jennings, a mining engineer, I gives somo extremely Interesting fig- I ures In his report regarding tho prob- I ablo earnings of the Nevada Douglas. I Taking tho dally capacity at 1,000 tons I of. 34 per cent copper ore, after de ducting ftll oxpouso, tho'nnnual profit of tho company will bo '$2,7C0,000, or nfcro than 60 per cent of tho com pity's capitalization. By a voto of throo to one. tho mem- i bcrs of tho nutto Mill & Smolter- mon's union havo decided to mako a demand on tho management of the Doston & Montana smelter for an In- r crenso of 50 cents a day for all em ployes who work on clinngo shifts In tho various departments. The mon nro at present, nnd havo boon for sovoml years, receiving $3 a day. Mines valued nt over $20,000,000 in ' the Hullfrog district of Nevada wore i awarded to E. A. Montgomory by Judge 8owcll of San Francisco, last i weok against tho claims of C. II. Flemmlng. who hnd sued for a half Jnteresl because of n dlsputo In the grub-stako agreomont It Is now stat ed that tho properties will bo trans fored to Charles Schwab, tho steel king. "To thoso who havo BiippoBCd that tho Comstock leulo Is workod out. It may bo of interest to stato that tho , actunl production from tho Ophlr mlno alone, during tho past weok," says Su perintendent Franklin Leonard, Jr., in recently submlttod roport, "nmounted to Hovonty cars of ore, as saying $91 per ton; thlrty-Blx enrs na saying $33 por ton; soventy-flvo cara I assaying $22 por ton, making a total I of 231 cars of high grade oro. Tho deposits of the Yerlngton dis trict uro classed as "contact motamor phlo oro deposits" by tho economic ! goologlstB, and may bo described as masses of ruotainorphoscd and miner- i allied llmestono resting upon an Intru sive granite, tho grnnlto having fur nished tho necessary heat and boated mlnoraltzod solutions required to 1 convert mo adjacent llmestono into a I masslvo garnotlforous rock impreg- I natcd with copper oro, I The richest shipment of oro ovor sont to market from any mining camp l on earth was a lot of fifty tons ex pressed from the Hayes and Monnotto 1 1 loaso on tho Mohawk nt Goldflold, laat -J woek. The consignment is valued nt L f ono million dolars. Six armed guards ' accompanied tho oro, which went to the Selby smelter near San Francisco. Express charges wero eight thousand dollars. Twenty sacks of tho ship ment woro filled with oro worth fif ty thousand dollars por ton. Word from tho east U to the effect that strong Pennsylvania mon of money bad decided upon building n railroad Into Manhattan, Novada, from Aus tin or Tonopah, tho points of easiest approach from a railroad builder's standpoint. On thfl oast sboro of tho Walker Lalfj, In Novada, nbout n mllo from Walkor Station, a groat coppor bolt has been exposod. Thoro aro places on this bdlt whoro tho average assay from fifty feet bax roturnod as high at 6 por cent.