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John A. Ubland succeeds Dr. Piper tf manager of the Miners' Drug ,tore. Fred Y. Williams and S. D. Slight, of Hall, Luhrs & Co., Sacramento, tre in town. W J. Douglass and R. H. Davis re turned Thursday from a brief busi ness trip to Sodaville. Your prescription is always filled t the Miners' Drug store "just as the doctor ordered it." Gearge A. Hartlett is again in Tonopah after attendance on court at Belmont ant) Eureka. C. B. Smith, representing the Mu tual Benefit Insurance company of fjew Jersey, is visiting Tonopah. Mrs. John S. Cook and children have returned to Tonopah from u fisit to relatives in Carson Oity. jliss Gladys Ritter left last Satur day night for California. She expects to return to Tonopah in the spring. Mrs. Henry McMalion, who went to Los Angeles a short time since in poor health, is improving very rap idly. Tom Ramsey left Tuesday night for Texas, where Ids family reside. He will likely be back in Tonopah this spring. Mrs. M. H. Hartlett has returned to her Tonopah home from a visit to Eureka, where she has spent the past two months. J. E. Hicks and wife arrived in To nopah last week and will make it their future home. Mr. Hicks is a brother of Mrs. James McLaughlin. Henrv C. Cutting arrived Tuesday from San Francisco and expects to Mimnm in flip hnnmizii. eumti ntuiiit three weeks before returning to the city. Mrs. Anuy Ackerman left for Reno Wednesday night in response to a 'summons calling her to the bedside of her sister, Mrs. Holmes, who is very ill. XThe public school of Tonopah is flourishing. Every seat in the three departments is occupied, showing that Tonopah is rapidly settling into t town of homes. You may escape a serious attack of typhoid fever by pun-basing your disinfectants and germ destroyers at the Miners' drug store. See their window display. The examination of witnesses in the case of Uilly Stevens, charged with assault to murder, was conclud ed in Justice Lindsay's court this morning, and the defendant was bound over in bonds of $1500 to an swer before the grand jury. For Nevada Exhibit. J. A. Yerrington, Nevada commis sioner to the St. Louis Exposition, is spf 'tiding a few days in Tonopah col lecting specimens for the state ex hibit at the fair. During his stay here he will visit the surrounding mines, and also seek to interest, through personul solicitation, the representative miners in the Nevada exhibit. Although this is Mr. Yer , rington's first visit to Tonopah, be feels much at home here, as he bad already made the acquaintance of its residents elsewhere. He believes that Nevada will make a mineral showing at the exposition which will excel that of any other state. Good Times lor Belmont. W. J. Rice, county recorder, is in Tonopah for a few davs' visit, but will leave for Helmont tomorrow. Mr. Rice says the representative of a San Francisco company has been in Belmont recently buying up all of the old dumps, his ultimate purpose be ing to put in a crushing and cyanide plant. There at e thousands of tons of low grade ore lying about the dumps of Helmont, and if they can be worked profitably it means the ex penditure of large sums of money at the county seat and the forcing of prosperity on its hibernating deni tens. Change In the Force. T. D. Van Devort has resigned from the repetorial staff of the Bonanza and has been succeeded by Harton Pittman, a New York newspaperman who has been connected with the Journal, Telegraph and other papers there. Mr. l'ittman arrived in Tono pah last Monday and is now at his desk in the office. Change in Trains. The Carson & Colorado road will take off the through train to Soda lle after November 1st, and passen gers from Tonopah will have to lay over at Hawthorne all night. For carpets, rugs, art squares, nd house furnishings, go to E. Marks & Co. z Only first-class meals served at the Merchants' Cafe. t A WEEK'S RECORD OF THE MINES Sinking Resumed From the 700 Foot Station of the MIzpah--New Dynamo Installed Montana Receives Big Check. There is no better remedy for the "blues" than a trip through the Miz pah mine, a treat which was accorded the Bonanza force and a few friends Tuesday night last under the escort of General Manager Oddie; and while the peregrinations through the 25,000 feet of shafts, drifts, crosscuts, winzes and raises did not develop anything which has not already been told in the columns of this paper, it did serve the purpose of impressing more forcibly on the minds of the visitoi s the magnitude and richness of this wonderful property. Ore is now opened up in the mine to a depth of 700 feet, and from this level the diamond drill has bored its way into the formation 700 feet be low. At a point 150 feet down a twenty-foot ledge was crossed and the main shaft is being sunk to cut it. Todo the work expeditiously a donkey engine, run by compressed air, was set up in the station, and furnishes the power to propel the two machine drills which are used in sii.king. The shaft is now down eighty feet below the station and making ground at the rate of five feet per day. The west drift at the 500 foot level is now well into the Buck board ground, six or seven hundred feet from the Siebert shaft, and is being pushed through a good grade of mill ing ore. Back 100 feet a shoot of ore, 200 feet in length, was passed through that was one of the wonders of the mine. The drift followed the hanging wall, was kept seven feet wide, and at no point was the foot wall touched, the ore the full width of the drift running way up in the hundreds in value and all of it was sacked for shipment without sorting. It would be repetition and perhaps tiresome to the reader to go into detail regarding the openings and showings of this remarkable prop erty. Suflice to say the Tonopah Mining company has one of the great- est groups of mines in the world, and a few months hence will prove the assertion that with reduction facti TI LF CANYON. Five-Stamp Mill Will Soon Itc in Operation. A. J. Crocker returned several days ago from Tide canyon, about eighty miles south of Tonopah, and brought back some excellent reports from the properties that were re cently bonded by Messrs. Crocker, Salsberry and Meginness. Nine claims are included in the bond, and the ledges carry some very fine free milling gold ores, consider able of which shows the yellow metal in plain sight. A five-stamp mill on the ground is being placed in running condition and will be running on the ore in a few weeks. There is sufficient water in the canyon and a considerable quan tity of wood within a few miles. It is the intention of the owners to lease considerable of the ground and allow the leasers to work their ore in the mill. Some of the smaller veins on the ground are ideal leasing prop ositions, considering the facilities for milling and the richness of the rock and it is expected that quite a camp will be established in the canyon this coining winter. Messrs. Crocker and Meginness will return to the mines in a short time and continue the work they started on their previous visit. To Postpone Court. The citizens of Tonopah are making an effort to have the December term of court, to be held nt Belmont, post poned until warm weather, the mid dle of April, as it will tie impossible for a small town like Belmont to ac commodate the people who will be attending court at that time. There will probably be over 125 jurors be sides the lawyers and witnesses pres ent. Should the judge deem it advis able to hold court in April arrange ments can be made for the accommo dation of all, as a great many houses can be used in warm weather that could not be in extremely cold weather. m Subscribe for the Bonanza. it ies of only 200 or 300 tons per day, the properties can be made to pro duce not less than 11,000,000 per month and this output can be kept up for a long term of yea-s. The company is now installing a dynamo, and in a few days the entire workings of the mine and plant will be lighted by home made electricity. Montatia-Tonopnh. The output of ore has been in creased by the placing of the grizzly through which the screenings go without sorting. Shipments are av eraging about twelve tons per day. The value of the first class remains about the same, while the value of the second class is improved, because of the fact that the sifting from the grizzly are all put in the second class lot. Returns were received from three carloads last week, approximating 100 tons, the total net amount being $22,057.87. Another grizzy will be put in place during the coming week, which will further increase the value of the ore. The new gasoline engine installed last week to supply power for lights, machine-drills and ventilat ing plant is giving splendid satisfac tion. The Hasbrouck. The new shaft being sunk in this mine has readied a depth of fifteen feet. The crosscut tunnel is now in 470 feet and is being rapidly driven. In addition to the main ledge five or six good size stringers have been cut and the whole face of the tunnel has an oxidized appearance. The new main working shaft has been started at a point 600 west of the present working shaft and about 120 feet north of the apex of the vein. The hoisting machinery will be on the ground within a short time. Tonopah Gold Mountain. The ledge on the independent claim, rich in free-milling ore, has been opened up in several places, exposing a continuous ore body for a distance j of (100 fe i. The leasers are down sixty feet on the ledge and have about fifteen tons of very high grade ore KAILUOAD NHWS. Surveyors Will Complete Their Work in About Ten Days. Paul Eigelhart, chief engineer of the proposed Rhodes and Tonopah railroad, came in from the front last night and reports that the surveyors are now at work at a point midway between Rhodes and Tonopah, and working this way. At the rate at which the party is doing its work, in ten days the survey will be completed into Tonopah. The letting of contracts will then follow. Church Services. Rev. E. L. Burnett, minister in charge of the Presbyterian chuivh, will preach on Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. His subject will be "Fear not, little flock, it is your; Father's good pleasure to give you the king dom." In the evening at 7:30 his text will be "God is a Spirit and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth." Sunday school at 2 p. t... and young people's meeting at 6:45 p. m. K. of 1. Ball. What promises to be one of the most successful soc'al functions of the season will be given by the local lodge of Knights of Pythias at the Miners' Exchange hall on the eve of Thanksgiving. It will be the first ball ever given by the lodge, but it is ','oing to establish a record, so every body should attend. The best mu sicians the town affords have been engaged to furnish music for the oc casion. 'Puddy" Improving. "Puddy" Grimas, who lias been seriously ill the past three weeks with typhoid fever, has passed the danger point and his absolute recovery is now only a matter of time. This will be gratifying news to "Puddy "s" friends, which means the entire popu lation of Tonopah, for everybody has a warm spot in his heart for "Puddy." His mother is now with him assisting in his nursing. on the dump. A. ten stamp mill has been purchased by the leasers and will be erected immediately at the nearest point at which water can be obtained. Borings for water are being made close to the mine. Oliio-Tonopah. On the 770 foot level the south crosscut is out 376 feet from the measuring point. The east drift is in 175 feet and the north crosscut from the east drift is out 100 feet. The face of the north crosscut is in a heavy body of clay. There has been a con siderable improvement in the east drift, some streaks of ore showing in the drift. The south crosscut is in some very favorable ground highly oxodized. Locating Big Ledges. James Formati and C. K. Jarvis have recently located eight claims about eight miles northwest of Crow Springs. Ledges running from five to twelve feet carrying values in gold silver, copper and lead, have been opened up on the ground. Struck a Itig Ledge. At a depth of twenty feet in the shaft, the Tonopah Gold Mountain Mining and Milling company has de veloped a four foot ledge, which shows values running as high as $50 to the ton. Lucky Tom. The shaft has been sunk sixty feet, being now in the foot wall of the ledge. The ore is of about the same character as the other gold ores of this district. No recent assays have been made. Consolidated Gold Mountain. Free gold has been encountered in the main ledge, the ore being identical with that of the Tonopah Gold Moun- i tain property, Ituying Claims. Gus Eisen and James Forman have purchased a third interest in four claims, the Mohawk, Nos. 1 and 2; Slim Jim and Booth, at Grandpa. McXautara. Negotiations are pending by which work is shortly to be resumed on the McNamara. VICTIM OF TYPHOID. Frei Kluge Dies After nn illness of Only a Few Days. Fred J. Kluge, for several months past a i-lcrk at Lothrop & Davis' mercantile establishment, died nt the hospital Monday of typhoid fever, after an illness of only a lew days' duration. The funeral took place Wednesday from Butler hall, the services being conducted by the Knights of Pythias. From the hall the remains were escorted to the cemetery by the Knights, the Tono pah tire department and Odd Fel lows, the burial taking place under the auspices of the last named or ganization. At the hall a song serv ice was rendered by a choir consisting of Misses Roach and Kirmeen, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley and Mr. Cline, and an impressive address was delivered by George W. Fox, Esq. The deceased had been a resident of Tonopah about a year and during his sojourn had made many friends. He was about 35 years old and a native of Minnesota, where he left a number of relatives, who have been apprised of his deat h. Heat With an Axe. Clara Watkins, a colored woman, lies to-day in a critical condition and Joe White is in jail as a result of last night's iiltncation. White was ar rested by Deputy Sheriff Scott Hickey on the complaint of the officer himself. He is charged with having assaulted and brutally beaten the woman. In the court of Judge Lindsay is an axe handle covered with blood, which it is charged was used by White in his assault upon the woman. The pre liminary hearing will perhaps be called to-day. Hack From Granilpa. John Y. McKane and Key Pittman returned to day from a two days' trip through the newly organized Goldfield district. They think that the section seems very promising although properties there are held at high figures. LOCAL LACONICS. Robert Stewart left for Sodaville Tuesday afternoon. Dr. A. F. Hudgens has returned to town from a short visit to San Fran cisco. George Baney, a well-known Cali fornia miner, was an arrival in camp the past week. Mrs. A. J. Crocker returned Mon day from a visit to her former home in San Francisco. Mrs. M. McKay of Eureka is visit ing her son, William McKay and family, in Tonopah. R. P. Dunlap of the Montana-Tonopah company, returned Monday from a several days' trip to Carson. The spirit of matrimony is still in the air. Geo. Patterson and Mh-s Barlow are to be married to-morrow. Mrs. John Salsberry is back in Tonopah after a visit to relatives in Tuolumne county and San Francisco. Miss Lizzie Pepper is reported among the sick this week. Her many friends hope to soon learn of her convalescence. The Miners' Drug store carries a line of Port uondo cigars which they sell at the same prices as in any part of the United States. Dick Col burn was in from Grandpa a couple oi days this weeK. He states that the camp is rapidly put ting on the airs of a young city. Casey & Ardeaare each day er chancing their reputations as cater ers. 1 he Merchants Cafe is gaining a wide reputation among couuois- seurs. A life depends upon itl No one can fill your prescriptions more compe tently than the Miners' Drug store, Graduates in pharmacy only em ployed. Now is the time to lay in your win ter's supply of wood. The Pioneer Livery Stable has several thousand cords of wood which they offer cheap for cash. L. H. Connelly has become the sole proprietor of the Nevada Art Deco rative company, and will sustain the reputation that has already been at tained by that establishment for ar tistic work. Mrs. James Healy and son Burke left Tuesday night for San Jose. It is Mr. Healy's intention to have his family reside permanently in that city for the purpose of educating their three children. Strangers, on their first visit to Tonopah expect to find the typical "crude mining camp." The Mer chants' Cafe, Casey & Arden's place, with its delightful fare and good service, is usually the first thing to teach them the error of thier antici pations. Charley Cole and A. F. Briggs, two well known and popular young men, have leased one of the store rooms in the Cutting building and are making the alterations necessary to the conduct of a first-class saloon. They expect to open the doors to the public next week. An Kvening With Shakespeare. A treat is promised at the opera house next Wednesday evening, when H. W. Knickerbocker will deliver a lecture on "Macbeth." Many critics contend that this is. Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, and few will dis pute that it is one of his most popular plays. As a public speaker, Mr. Knickerbocker is known throughout the south and California. The lecture may therefore be anticipated as a literary and dramatic treat. It will be interspersed with musical features. Mr. Knickerbocker, it will be re membered, built the opera house. Tickets are on sale at the Union drug store and the price of admission is 50 cents. Hack From Hot Springs. J. J. Owens returned Thursday night from the hot sulphur springs on the Darrow ranch in Smoky val ley. He is much improved in health. Mr. Owens says the waters of the springs have wonderful curative qualities, and were they contiguous to transportation lines they would be comely immensely popular. The O. K. Germpi-oof Natua Stone Filter purifies cooking and drinking water, and more than the high price filters, prevents fevers and sickness. Saves money for med icine and doctor bills, big prices or rents for others. The O. K is the cheapest, reliable filter made. Only $2. Monev returned after a week's trial if not found as represented. This simple filter can be used any where without hydrant pressure. The miner's and poor man's triend, the rich man's necessity. Wanted agents everywhere, to make money. Self seller, large profits. Harry Plummet', manager, for a few days Bt Clarendon hotel, Reno, Nev. Among prospective investors and visitors to Tonopah within the next few weeks is F. E. Poponoe. a wealthy mining man of Kansas City.