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Readers of THE NEWS know they get reliable news. Hence the growl ng subscription list The Goldfield m Advertisers in THE NEWS RSt Results. Thst ls why thsfs a steady Inc VOL. I. NO 21. "All that’s New and True of the Greatest Gold Camp Ever Known Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nevada, Friday, September 16,1904. PRtCEiftf) CENTS. W DOWN THE CANYON. Two Cripple CreeK Scabs Notified to Leave. Lewis Hope ami Knllfty Akertr, who ■ claimed to lie from H Paso. torflc the ''route down the vaftiyon last Saturday After having refrtvcil notice from acom 'mittee of the Miners’ Union that their , ^^•resenee here was very undesirable. Uo|»e and Akern came in on the stage f Hint day and had hardly Alighted when 'they wire recognised as notorious C’rip *ple Creek scabs. This recognition re sulted in their plans ‘"being quickly •changed. They were waited upon by a •committee of tlfelfnion nnd questioned, the result being that they made a com plete admission that they had scabbed in Cripple 'Creek. They were then noti fied to kufte and they lost no time in do ing so, Tt was a difficult matter for i ‘them to get a team hut they finally se cured one, paying $o0 for its use, and "struck out for Tonopah only a few hours after they landed in Goldfield. The whole proceeding was accomplislied qui •etlv and no force was used. Kojie and Akern \rt*re accompanied hv another fellow Who had been working here and hail taken occasion to defy the local unions and denounce unionism. He was not-given notice to leave hut was grt<?n to understand that this was mo place for those of his ilk and saw the •force of the hint. All three were lined up in front of the Miners’ Union hall and photographed •and their pictures were sent -by the otfi •eials of the local union to Tonopah and •all the surrounding camps, notifying '•them of their presence in this section. Seal is aie not wanted in Goldfield and this incident will probably be a notice ■*>f warning for them to stay away. TO BUILD BREWERY. Large Plant te Soon to Be startea Up Here. Witliin sixty (lays a brewery will be in operation in 'Goldfield unless some unforeseen delay occurs to prevent the plans Of the promoters from being ear ned out. Tlie brewery is to be started •by Louis Lienemann of Butte and Max Stenz of Reno, both of whom visited the camp this week to look over the field, secure a location and make tests of the water for brewing purposes. They de parted on Wednesday, Mr. Lienemann returning to Butte to close up his busi ness affairs in that city preparatory to permanently locating in Hold Held, and Mr. Stenz going to Ban Francisco to or der the plant for the brewery. This ac complished he will [return at once and anpefvise the construction of the build ings necessary. The brewery will be lo •eated at the foot of the bill on which the water company’s tank stands. The threw bouse and cellars will la* built of,' stone and the plant and its equipment’ will lie of the very best in every respect.‘ The capacity is to be 50 barrels daily. An ice-making machine of live tons ca pacity will la* installed next summer, it being the intention of Messrs. Liene maim and Stenz to operate a cold stor age plant also. It is .guaranteed that the beer to he made will be of the very best and it will soon be possible to sail schooners over the bat in Goldfield. Mr. Stenz is an experienced brewer, having been em ployed tor years in Henry Biter’s big brewing plant in Reno. Mr. Lienemann inis been for years Connected with the California Brewery, one of the largest in Montana, lie recently sold out bis holdings there and is a man of wealth, (ioldtield is to be congratulated that he has decided to locate and invest here. Returned to California. Thomas M. Lane departed Sunday for his Jioine in Berkeley after a three weeks' stay in the camp. Mr. Lane liuve the district a thorough examina tion and expressed the Belief that this is going to be one of the greatest camps ever known. Mr. Lane is a practical 'mining man of many years’ exjierience in California and a brother of Charles ID. Lane. While here Mr. Lane acquired an in terest in a promising lease on the Ver nal No. 1 and also has other investments in view. He expects to return to Gold field in a few weeks. Salvationists Arrive. Captain Ellis and her assistaut, Miss Molley Helm-, of the Salvation Army ar rived the first of the week from California and on Thursday evening held a meet ing on Main street and several hundred people gathered around to listen to the f singing and speaking. The captain says t hat a barracks will be established here soon if circumstances warrant it. The ladies expect to be here for a couple of weeks yet but ou account of the illness of Miss Helm may not hold any more meetings for several days. Snakes for Bodfollows. Li‘e on the desert is accompanied by ,oine very unusual experiences. Two voiiig men found'this to be true when *i,,* «woke the other morning and dis join large rattlesnakes as their I The rattlers had evidently ither too cold outside and the tent and into the •si to get the chill taken > state the uninvited-, dispatched as soon ^ -vered from their * f GOLDFIELD AND VICINITY. E Marks At ( o. Vi II eAnurtciice T,hiki ng nn addition to their store Within a ew (lays. A lmudsoite cabinet has been placed n W. H. EllidH's sri’oon mid already ] rontains a Ini gc collection of rich ore ! ipeciineus and curios. A. K. Wheeler of Seattle, Wash., was ! in arrival this week. He represents capitalists who are seeking mining in- J rest men ts in this district. W. .1. Stonebam of tire Tonopah | Bonanza, was in town Tuerday on a ausiness trip. Mr. Ktonelmm has miri ng interests in the district. .las. Donahue, n well known newspaper nan of ’Cripple 'Creek, was nn arrival Monday and thinks so well of the camp that lie will probably stay. H. Clay Herrick arrived this week from Douglass, Arizona. He believes this samp is a promising field and is going into the real estate business. The dance given by the Ladies’ Aid Society Wednesday night, was a great success, and the society takes this means >f thanking all who so kindly assisted to j make it so. W. H. Tims of the Miners’ Union vis iting committee, says that nil the mem- . bers who are sick are progressing to- ; ward recovery. No new cases were re- | ported this week. J. 8. Pearson, superintendent and gen eral tnauager of the J. S. Phelps Stokes mining properties at Austin and Berlin. , was here this week looking over the | camp with the view of investing. Maynard Jiixbee of Salt L ike, a I well known mining expert, is staying at the Merchants’ hotel in Columbia He J is looking -lor mining properly in me interest of Eastern eiipitnlists. Sayres, Greene and Thoma3 have pur chased a lot on Crook avenue, just otF of Main street, and will erect a stone j building immediately, which will be, occnpe l by them 11s a safety dcpo-it and 1 assay office. Kind Bros, will commence building in , a few days on the lot next to K. Marks | & Co.’s clothing store, and when the j structure is completed they will stock it j with a line of cigars, tob.icc >, stationery ; and notions. Charles L. Hayes of Bridgeport, Cal., is here to locate and practice lr.s pro fession of the law, his card appearing in this issue. Mr. Hayes was District At torney and Assessor of Mono county for | several terms. Proprietor Bolen of the Miners store has erected a fine stone cellar in the rear of his place of business on M.iiu street. ] The cellar has walls IS inches thick and ' has a stone and iron roof, rendering it j absolutely fire proof. Work will be commenced next week ' ou a new building next to Mai ks & < 'o. s ; clothing store ou Mini street. M hen | completed it will be occupied by George , F. Blakeslee as a jewelery store and by; Prouty A Curly as a drug store. P. B Cuddigan, an old time prospec tor of this section, left for the southern count!y this week to try and find another Goldfield. He prospected over the hills hereabouts three years ago but was not lucky enough to strike anything. Harry Hedrick is here representing the San Francisco Examiuer, Heno Gazette and other papers and will furn ish them with special articles on the ^ camp. He is recently from Boise, Idaho, where he was city editor of the | Statesman. lioldneid was visum i»v tingent of drummers tliir, week, the first that hud been in the camp since the blockade commenced a month ago. They found stocks running low and some large orders were placed by the merchants. Ooldfield will be the drum rat rs’ Mecca hereafter. H. W. Knickerbocker, who went to Virginia City to deliver an address on Labor Day and afterwards visited San Francisco on business, returned AVed nesday. He says the old Comstock is taking on new life and that Sau Fran j cisco is beginning to awaken to the fact that Ooldfield is the coming great goal j mining camp of the world. Among the recent arrivals in the camp are George A. and Hugh AA'. Nelson, who have opened an a^say, surveying and mining brokerage office. They are well and favorably known to all old-time Ne vada men. Hugh AV. Nelson having been for a number of years superintendent of the Copper Mountain properties near Bodie, and for the past year has had charge of the Pamlico mine nt It aw thorue. They nre much impressed with what they have seen in this section and have shown their confidence by purchas ing some town property. Street Prize Fight. To settle a dispute arising from a game of cards two young men adjourned to the street the other night aud settled I their differences by a resort to bare j knuckles. A crowd of two or three, hundred men quickly gathered aud i formed a ring around the fighters, who j gave an exhibition which though devoid of science was stubborn and fierce1 enough to suit the spectators, who' cheered when a particularly effective blow was landed. The contest lasted several minutes, oue of tlis fighters dually going down aud out. Both men were badly used up as a lesult of the scrap. i NEWS OF THE MINES Rumored Extension of Richest Leases on the Jumbo—Ore Now Going Out A strong rumor is in circulation tr clay that the Bowes-Kernick and Fuller & McDon ,.iu Uc.rcs cr. the Jumbo have been extended to January i, 1905. The original leases expire on October ^ist. This extension may apply to other leases though the rumor in no respect can be veried absolutely. It is almost certain, however, that some move in the way of an extension of the Bowes-Kernick and other leases is on and rumor has it that the leases are to be be taken over by the heavy stockholders in the Jumbo company. M arvelotis ore if still being extracted from the drift on the 200 level of tlie Howes-Kerniek lease on the Jumbo. T1 uit the rieli ore body struck two weeks mo is holding! out is lieyonil <|iiestion. S|H*eitnens of the roek show almost half gold, ami it is stated that fifteen saeks of rook whioh is worth $1.0tM> a sack have been taken out. It is too rieh to ship and is said to he ke|»t under guard n-t the headi|tiarters of the lease owners. The shaft is to he sunk to a depth of Jutland this work has been commenced. If the rieh ore 1hsly above is found at this level, of which there is no reasona ble doubt, there will be an amount in sight and of a value to staler the imag-, ination. Shipping from the Jumbo was resumed , this week, the liowes-Kcrnick lease] sending out about 4,000 saeks. There j are f>,000 saeks still piled up. Three hundred saeks from the \ or-: milyea least* were sent out today and now that the teams are available the accumulated Jumbo ore will soon he on the way to the smelters. Shipment from Sandstorm. The Gardner, Oddie and I bitfield lease on the Kendall claim of the Sandstorm group continues to he one of the won ders of the Goldfield district. It is en titled to he classed as a wonder from the fact that within two weeks of operation i a shipment of $10,000 worth of ore is in j readiness to la* sent to the smelters. The shipment will he made tomorrow and J. 11. I>ulliclii will go out with it. 11 v,’ll comprise 14 tons and its value conservatively stated is $700 per ton. This ore is the screenings from the loose dirt shoveled up from the surface, men tion of which was made in last week s This is not t lit' host to 1 to sni< 1 of this lost so, however, by any moans. Through tho lodge runs an 18-ineh streak from which the marvelous assays wore se cured when the strike was first made. This ore will assay all the way from $7,000 to $10,000 per ton and the owners have not touched it at all further than to assure themselves of its value by as say certificates. They will attend to the taking out of this ore when the proper time comes, .lust now they are sinking an incline shaft, and exjtect to catch the lodge st a depth of o0 feet. The leasers have a‘force of nine men at work and when the actual taking out of ore is , str.rtvl t!: is lease will jump into the: front rank of the lag producers < ; t! • camp. Two other adjoining leases are being operated on the Kendall claim and four on the Sandstorm ground to the north. There is hardly a possibility of doubt tliat the licit ledge struck in the Ken dall extends into the Sandstorm ground and these other leasers have every chance of also being favored of fortune. Quartzite StriKe Very Rich. Recent developments in the Ueilly Krise lease on the Quartzite Fraction, one of the claims owned by tin* Dia mondfielil Gold Mining company, prove that property to he even greater than was first reported : fter shipping ore was encountered. In crosscutting the ledge the lessees have broken into a shoot of very rich ore at a point Hi feet from the shaft. An average sample from 12 inches of this shoot assayed $492 per ton. The strike was made af ter the crosscut had passed through sev eral feet of milling ore. The show'rv: on the Quartzite is one of the best in the camp. There has been exposed, besides the rich streak, 4 feet of ore that inns above $200 per ton and from 41 to 8 feet of $35 ore. The first shipment will lie sent out in a few • lays. Two Groups Sold. This week the sale of the I>ig Dyke group of five claims, located just east of McLaughlin's well, was made through Klliott, Williams & Colburn. The claims were purchased by A. L. Curtis, a I.os Angt les mining engineer, for parties in flint cil... The sale Wn>.- made h i spot cash and the figures are said to have been well up in live figures. John Mc Mullen and Con O'Donnell were the lo cators anil owners of the group, which is considered a valuable property. Another sale made during the week through the same firm of brokers was that of the Russia group, situated near Tognoni’s wells in this district. There are five claims in the group and the purchase was made by a syndicate of ten local people. The claims have had nothing hut .location work done on them but it is the intention of the new owners tout once commence active develop ment. January. TiitMirin on iin* ifvri, Miim-u strike <>f exceedingly rich ore wan made last week, has now been exteinlod south a distance of !*L’ feet, hi the face of this drift there are now 1! feet of ore which will assay all the way front $600 to $dHt, and thi> is the class of rock which the , fortunate owners of this lease are now hoisting for shii>ment. It is expeeted •hat considerable of the accumulation of sacked ore now on hand will he cleared away now that teams are attain coming in. In the new shaft a depth of 162 feet has been attained and the drifts on the S."> and 112 foot levels are also being extended, shipping f ro being moisted from both. Strike on Red RocK, A strike which is considered of im jiortanee us extending! the prooved ter ritory of the district was made Wed iresdav in the Red Rock No. 2 claim of the Goldfield Treasure MinUig company. In trenching for the ledge a cross vein •4 feet wide was struck from which the first essay gave fill .20. An average of six assays from 2 1-2 feet of the vein re turned $14.40. The ore is similar to that from the Velvet and Manager <iris wold and other locul slot kholders of the coni|Kiny are much elated. Orders for. the stock at lo cents have been placed hut there is none for sale at that price. Nontana-Goldfield Company. M. <’. Scully, general manager of the Bulls and Bears group, departed this week for San Francisco to complete the; organization of another company to be known as the Montaua-Uoldticld Mining company of Nevada. The group which, comprises the company's holdings was recently purchased from Matt Graham and associates and consists of five claims at Itiamondfield adjoining the Pai-y Fraction and Vernal No. 1. The claims arc as yet undeveloped hut have very promising surface showings. Florence No. 3. Another big shipment will soon he made from this prize producer. There are now about Tot) sacks of ore of ship ping grade on the dump and it is being steadily taken out. Water has been struck in the shaft, which is now down 200 feet. A cross cut has been started and it is expected the ledge will be encountered ip about :tf> feet. At present shipping ore is be ing taken from the lit) and 1">0 foot levels. leuow iop. Two shifts are now at work ninkiiijr the shaft on this projierty ami a depth of 50 feet lias been attained. The val ues are increasing with depth and the outlook is very encouraging for a good mine. J. Leslie Curtis, a Los Angeles mining engineer, was here this week to exi>ert the property for the company and was very favorably impressed with the sliowing. B. M. Blythe of Long Beach, Cal., recently purchased 250,000 shares of this company’s stock. Adams-Goldfield. The north drift is now in a distance of OK feet from which point the ledge has been crosscut for 2d feet, the breast of the crosscut Ik tag in ore which is im proving in quality. Superintendent Duttield is so well satisfied with the showing that he is confident a strike of good value will be made very soon. LUMBER COMING IN, Building Will Soon Again Be in Full Sway. Lumber is again coming in and the sound of the carpenters’ hammers, which has been practically silenced for weeks, will soon again be heard in Gold field and the other towns of the district. Yesterday the Goldfield Lumber com pany's big twenty-two mule team headed a procession of lumber carry ing wagons—six teams in all reach ing town during the afternoon and bringing in a total of about 00,000 feet of lumber. Two of the teams brought lumber for Williams & Trabert. All of this quantity of lumber was de livered to waiting customers without being unloaded at the yards and still only a few could be supplied with what they wanted. Enough was received, however, so the building operations could be resumed and from now on enough will probably be received to keep the boom moving. More teams with lumber arrived today and it is be ing delivered in Tonopah by the railroad company as rapidly as possible. A mil lion feet are said to be on the road be tween Mound House and here. Growing in Numbers. The Goldfield Federal Union has now a membership of To and is rapidly grow ing. Meetings are held each Thursday at - p. m. in the Miners’ Union ball. All trades and occupations are repre sented in this body except the miners and carjiei.ters who have separate alfiii uted locals. All workmen in this dis trict are eordialb welcome. POSTOFFICE SWAMPED. Office Force Unable to Handle tbe Mail Received. The business of the Goldfield postoffice i is increasing so rapidly that the present , force finds it almost impossible to hail* ' die it. Tills is a cahcellation office and the government allowance is far too ; small to pay the clerks which are ! needed. Postmaster Smith has taken the mat* | ter up in an endeavor to have the de I partment increase the allowance to what it should be and today the follow ing telegram, signed by a number of the leading business men, was sent to the Postmaster-General: “Great stampede here; postoffice swamped with mail; immediate assist ance necessary; we urgently and respect fully request it.’’ Fine Stone Building. The lot on the northwest corner of Main street and Crook avenue, one of the choice business locations of the town, will not be vacant for long. John Peterson is preparing to at once con struct a 25x00 one story stone building on this lot. It will have a plate glass front and be one of the finest buildings ! in town. _ To Build a Store. M. Weinberg has leased from Ruth Clark the lot on the southwest corner of Main street and ltamsey avenue, front :U> feet on the former street. Mr. Wein berg a ill put up a building and ojicii a dry goods store, the stock for which is already here. BULLFROG NOT BONDED. But a Deal With Eastern Parties is Probable, J, W, McGalllayd lias returned from Bullfrog district, where the recent rich j strike was madcf and brings good tidings i for his associates. Messrs. Lanka, Detch, O'Brien and Frey, who are owners of the discovery claims. He brought in ! fourteen samples of ore which gave an | average assay of $53.68. This rock was taken from across the ore shoot, which is 4*2 feet wide and has been traced for a distance of 800 feet. The report that the owners of the Bullfrog claims have bonded them is premature, though it is probable that such a deal will be made In a short time. Yesterday representatives of J. D. Hubbard, president of the Combina tion company, and Mr. Bagiev, a Pitts burg capitalist, left for the district and if the result of the examination is satis ! factory a bond will doubtless be taken j on the property. The valuation placed on it by the owners is said to be $150, 000. “Shorty” Harris, one of the original locators, has sold his sixth interest to P. E. O’Brien. | Other parties who arrived during the week from Bullfrog corroborate the fa vorable reports which have been re ceived and it will doubtless be the cen ter <>f a big mining excitement. The i country is said to l>e located for miles around where the original strike was made. NOTES FROM COLUMBIA. Tom Aubrey, one of the owners of the firth fitloon, has given Johnson & Wal lers thecontract for a residence which will be one of the handsomest in town. The Nevada Coal and Lumber com pany of Tonopah is inakfng arrange ments to open a branch in Columbia. W. K. Wise, manager of the company, was in town this week for that purpose. Phil Blume the well known Tonojaih saloon man. will open a saloon in Co lumbia as soon as a building can lie erected. The lumber is already on the ground and tin- building will lx- finished without delay. Ahern, Coburn and Jarvis, Colum bia's hustling mertfliants, are 'having a :!0xl>0 warehouse built in the rear of their store Ihuilding. .The warehouse will be built of \lobe and fireproof. This firm is doing a large and constantly increas ing business. Tbu business men of Columbia are ill fine spirits over the raising ol thefrright blockade and tin- way.things are picking up in their town. I'.very day brings new arrivals and the arrival of 4 lumber means that the town will double in size within the next six weeks. Columlna will Isiom from now on. Casey of the Merchants’ hotel is the happiest man in town. After a weary wait of weeks a consignment of lumber for the new hotel was received this morning and work on the building again commerced. It no delay occurs the new Merchants’ hotel will lie rushed to com pletion as fast as carpenters can do the work and in a few weeks Ayj’l be ready for the accommodation <r; guests. Democratic Primaries. Till1 primaries held in (iulilfield, Co lumbia ami lfciainnndtield last Saturday fur tin- election of delegates to the Dem ocratic county convention were lively in the extreme, there being three tickets in the tie‘i<l, representing the three.can ilidatcsifor Sheriff—J. F. Casey, J. A. Fesler and *'i)nc*’ O’Toole. The three cornered fight was one of the hottest ever seen at a primary election and a heavy'.vote was polled an the result. The result was a victory for the Casey ticket in every precinct, this assuring him the nomination a the convention in Soilaville next Woluesiay. Intlold tield there was a total «I •'»“<» votes cast, of which the Casey ticket received JJJO, O'Toole’s lit' and Fesler's 111". Three votes were thrown opt,on.(he accojant <fl lu-ing irregular. Jumped into a Well. A slightly eccentric staid greatly ine briated individual mimed Johnson, as a climax to a week of idiotic street nations, jumped into an abandoned well on South Main street hist Sunday evening. The act was observed by several people ami the well wtis so.su the ocliter of an ex cite I throng. A rojie was quickly low ered and John son, wet as a drowned rat,was drawn to the sin face. He wasn't injured in the least hv the is foot jump and there was only i.nough water in the well to give him a partial hath. Next evening Johnson, drunk ns us ual, was arrested and locked up. The officers intended to send him to Haw thorne, toJie examined as to his sanity, but finally turned him loose after his several days' stay in jail had sobered him up. A New Company. T1h> tioldtield Minin-. Milling and De velopment company in one of the re cently organized companies "f the tiold tield district. The olticcis of the com pany arc Jno. II. Dnr.n, prcsidcntj J.L. Lytel, vice-president; 1>. 1 Burger, bcc recary; A. J. Johnston, treasurer, 'i he capital of the company is 1,000,000 shares of the par value of $1 each. A small amount of the treasury stock has been placed on the market. The oom* party in addition to doing a general min ing business, will buy, se)’. bond, lease, Incut,• mjni,ig r)iii|U« toftiHtes, tvfltcv rights, and j.rupo«,c p, etti i ,t (‘tpabilii mill ut the earliest possible ttrtte, All of the otHeers of the company are prac tical and experienced mining and mill ing men. Robbed the Till. F. j. Kett her, a cook at Hit* Pckfles" restaurant, was caught in the act of tap ping the cash register one day this week. The theft occurred in the daytime, the cashier being temi>orarily absent, but the act was witnessed by a customer. Ketcher was arrested and in bis pockets was found the $13 which he had taken from the register. He pleaded guilty in court to the charge of petty larceny and was senten :ed to thirty days in the county jail at Hawthorne. lie was ta ken to the county seat by Sheriff Ingalls today. Bftoght Good Property. An important transfer of real estate was consuinatcd Wednesday in the sale by Tom Murphy of the Joshua Clul saloon building and 23 foot Main street front. The purchase w as made by I.ouis Lienetuann, the wealthy Butte brewer who is going to locate here, and a com fort able sutn was paid for the property it being one of the most valuable loca tions in town. Brearley <S; Troxel, own ers of the Joshua club saloon, have s lease on the building and the sale lias no effect as far as their bn-is css is con corned. JUMPERS MAKE A KAIU. 1 Take Possession of Silver, Pick CM> pony's GfNBi Colombia has an addition, though it is as yet unnamed and the townsite plat has not been filed. It wae laid out during'the night fmd eow a new city #1 tents extends? from what was the toi^p limits of Columbia ^southward in the di rection of Jumbo town. The new city-is one of squatters or let jumpers, as 'they are sometimes called, and thoqtround of wliich they have takqp possession is that of the Silver Pick and Kohnstk Mining companies. The jump ers .-took possession Wednesday night and yesterday morning what was before vacant ground was dotted with tents laid out in regular streets. Many pf the squatters who were not fortunate enough to possess tents just pulled up.a sagebrush or two to make room for bed ding and took possession of what grouiyi they wanted in this manner. When the news of the squatters’ raid was (received here yesterday morning some-excitement was raised, it being the first organized effort at lot or claipa jumping to be made in the district. .There was all sorts of speculation ac to what action would he t..ken by the minim: companies to eject the squatters. As soon as lie heard that the jumpetfs had taken jsissession <rf tire Silver Pick ground President Al Myers of that com pany went over to Columbia and served notice on the squatters that they must vacate the ground at wee or legal pro ceedings would he taken tocompel them to (IO.HO. Thi< notice peatus, tojl'Uve had little effect, :ih t U” twits are stUl there to-day and the nuinher gi squatters, which was originally about eighty and has beep increased to nearly one hundred and more tents are going up. both sides are determined—the squat ters to hold tlie ground and the mining companies to compel them to vacate and the ultimate outcome remains to he seen. Home of the squatters state that they are w illing to pay a fair price for tire land which they have taken possession of providing a townsite is laid out and transfers madeitothem. From tins it is inferred that the ob ject of tlie .raid is to compel the compa nies to lay orst an addition to the town of Columbia, wliere the lots of the origi nal iywnfite company have nearly ajl been -sold. Wither or not tlie com panies will I" this is very doubtful and it is likely : at ejectment proceedings will be toke-Jhg Otero ^ regal ^ ■ >ssesa ion of the ground. Tlie re is Jk, ,likehtiood of e her side resorting to viqieni measures and tlie whole matter will probably be settled in the courts unJous the squatters decide tp abandon the .attempt to take possession of and hold the ground which is legally held by the mining companies as quartz lisle locations. The squirtters aoe^pjil to be nearly all recent arrivals in Cijluiifbia. When asked in regard to the matter today President Myers qi the Si1, eT P.ck said that bis comjvw has no n intention of laying out-a townsite ad dition to Columbia tut ,*vill enforce its rights in the courts ff the grogpd s not vacated by the squatters. BOUND FOR GPJJJFretB. Transportation FaciHtwfnadeqoatj to Bring Tktv ,in. Persons from Tonopab sgy there were 1E0 passengers on ycstenJaF morning’; incoming train and the town iis filling 111> rapidly. Most of the new aurival* are bound for Goldfield hut they find t! a very difficult matter to get from Tono pah here. Yesterday teams were not tt he obtained for love nor money in Tuna pah, nearly all the rigs being.at this enfc of the line. The incoming stages it said have all hepn booked for sevent days ahead and the inrush is mild mow to what it will be in a few weeks. tomy ticimi. The socialists of Ooldfield held a ttias# meeting at Miners' l nton hail last Mott* day niiMit and nominated a full count!,' ticket to he placed in the field for the ensuing election. A petition to, have the names of the Socialist candidates placed on the ticket Will he circulated for signatures. The following nomina tions were made J at! of the nominee# except Mr. Jackson being residents of this district: Assemblymen—tV. K Kilker, J. E. O’Brien; Sheriff and Assessor, P. Mar qunrdeon ; Auditor and Recorder, Joel Nelson; Clerk and Treasurer, K. M. Rogers; Piztriet Attorney, Jerry Lex ten; County Commissioner (long term), W. H. Jackson; County Commissioner (short term), J. R, Froberg; Public Ad ministrator, J. H. Lorraine; County Surveyor, J. P. Cosgrove; Justice of the Peacei P. Toohv; Constable, J. M. Bus* sell. i I Sent to Hawthorne. In Justice Collins’ court Tuesday night a man named Uampsey, who was arrested for being drunk, was given e sixty days’ sentence in the Hawthorne jni,\ Dempsey had been working e begging grnft for several days end the town is well rid of him. Homer Piielp-, who was also arrested for being druuk, was fined B2S SB^ costs, which he paid.