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VOL. ni NO. 77
TONOPAH, NEVADA, THURSDAY MORNING. JANUARY 23. 1908.
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(JOLDFTELn,
my Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.
Resolutions were adopted by
the House today requesting the
President to submit to Congress
a copy of the report of the spe-
cial commission sent by him to
investigate labor troubles at
Goldfleld, Nev.
FAILURES TOUCH
SENSITIVE SPOT
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. The price
movements In the general list of
stocks today were little more than
sympathetic reflections of the fluctu
ations of a few stocks In which proi
fessional operations centered. Pro
fessionals in fact had the market
largely to themselves. The failure
of minor banking institutions in
Pittsburg and Chicago, while recog
nized to be of small importance in
themselves, touched sentiment on a
sensitive spot In the financial body.
Bonds were generally irregular.
TCNOPAH MAN IN
REPORTED HOLDUP
RENO, Jan. 22. Another holdup
participated in by the inevitable four,
took place this morning at the corner
of Fourth and Peavine streets, under
the very glare of an electric light, at
1 o'clock.
In this holdup Gus Shamp, a Tono
pah mining man. rooming at the
Richelieu hotel, was badly beaten and
rendered partially unconscious by
blows from a revolver, after which
$ 135 in money and $4000 in check?
were taken from him, and C. Callo
way narrowly escaped a similar fate
from the fourth brigand.-' who held
him up at the point of a revolver and
finding he had no money, made his
escape under pretext that he was
afraid of being held up himself.
1 Shamp was assisted to the Riche
lieu by Calloway, ' who also rooms
thefe, and his wounds were dressed
"by Dr. Walker. He was very weak
and dazed by the blow and could give
but an imperfect account, of what
happened.
STRIFE
POLICE
OUSTED
Will Be Introduced in Legislature Today-Rules and Disci
pline ot United States Army Will Govern Organization.
(By Associated Press.)
OARSON, Jan. 22. The special committee appointed to pre
pare u bill to regulate riot conditions in Nevada, lias agreed
upon and drawn up a measure which will be introduced in the
legislature tomorrow. The bill creates a State police which shall
consist of a superintendent, to be appointed by the Governor,
one inspector, four sergeants, twenty-five subordinate police of
ficers, and twenty-five reserves. The superintendent shall ap
point all members and officers, subject to the approval of the
Governor. The police shall have power to perform all duties
required of peace officers, except to serve civil processes. The
superintendent of police shall bo over 30 years of age, and sub
ject to removal at any time by the Governor without previous
notice and shall have the rank of captain.
The bill provides that when, in the judgment of the Gov-
ernor, a Stato of riot exists, or public safety is endangered, it
shall be the duty of the Governor to issue a proclamation de
claring martial law, and until the same shall be revoked, the
State police shall have full and absolute power to take any
steps necessary to restore peace and order.. Another section
empowers the superintendent of police to organize a reserve
force not to exceed 250 men. The rules and discipline of the
army of the United States shall, so far as practicable, consti
tute the rules and discipline fir the State police. The superin
tendent of police shall receive a salary of $3000 per annum, in
spector $2400, and each sergeant $1500. All other members,
except the reserve force, shall receive a salary of $1200 per an
num. Each member of the reserve force shall receive $20 per
month when not in active service. When in active service they
shall receive $5 per day.
Harry Thaw's Triali
Is Nearing the End
' . .... :. . .IBy AMoctatefrejBj,,... J ..
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. the end of the second Thaw trial is
fast approaching. This was Indicated late today when Dr. Chas.
Wagner, first of the alienists to be called by the defense, took the
stand for his preliminary examination. Anthony Comstock, vice
president of the Society for the Suppression of Vice, had been
heard as a witness earlier In the day, and Mrs. William Thaw,
mother of the defendant, had completed her testimony. A kin-
dergarten teacher who had charge of Harry Thaw as a lad of
six, also testified, and the day was marked by a long stride tow-
ai d the conclusion of the celebrated case. Today the codicil of
Thaw's will was placed in evidence, but the will itself was tem-
porarily; ruled out, because of insufficiency of evidence showing
its custody since 1905. Mr. Littleton said he would supply this
tomorrow or Friday.
WESTERN PACIFIC
SHORT OF FUNDS
(By Associated Press.)
'.' WINNEMUCCA, Nev., Jan. 22.
All Western Pacific construction work
between California and Palisade,
Nev., has been stopped temporarily,
owing to a shortage of funds. Con
tractors announce that it will be re
sumed February 10th. About 2000
men are out of employment.
BIG FLEET
SAILS PROM
MO JANEIRO
SEVEN MINERS
KILLED IN MEZICO
, . -:
(By Associated Press.)
EL PASO, Mex., Jan. 22.
News reached here today of the
killing by a cave-in of seven
miners at work in La Estrella
mine, in Zacatecas, Mexico.
Three hours after the accident,
the bodies of two miners were
taken out horribly crushed and
mangled. , The other five bodies
have not yet been recovered.
(Associated Press.)
RIO JANEIRO. Jan. 22. To Ihe boomliiK or guns and cheers
from thousands on accompanying pleasure craft, the American
warshlis sailed from Hio Janeiro this afternoon, hound for Puuta
Arena, on the Magellan Strait. Ten dnya will bring the fleet
midway on Its 14.000 nille cruise to San Francisco. The
llfliil
1
V 'sldcnt of the Republic. Dr. Henna. ranu to Rio Janeiro from
Vtroolla thin morning, and proceeded ou the yacht Sylva to
where Ih warship were lying. He went aboard the cruiser Uen
jainin Constant, and made a I ur of all the American hlis. IIm
Ull-.l thr division flam hip. Minnesota, remaining there atioitt an
hour. Ourlng the piesldent'a stay nn the Minnesota and his mils
union. Ihe veaaela. aalules were u-hanrd. t'pon his d-lr-Kir
a n.ibitr of lwiii)-uni (una a Bred, IVnna Ihi-n return
ft! Ila yacht, ahuh irore.J.-d to a mlnl f Kurt YlllaKcgoa
In maun the departure of the ships. AIhiiiI 3 o'clock Ihe Ann-r-Iran
hrtan moving. tb Alabama leading, ihrve illvUl.ma of
III llraiillan navr fotlolng. rotuNwt f thrrr taill.-Mi.
M-vi-n f mlaer aa4 alt dralroyera.
DR. PETERS WINS
HIS LIDEL SUIT
COLOGNE, Jan. 22. Dr. Carl
Peters, former governor of East Af
rica, today won his libel suit against
R. Von Bennigsen, Berlin correspon
dent for the Cologne Gazette. Dr.
Peters charged that he had been lib
eled by certain published statements
alleging misconduct on hlu part in
Africa. Herr Von Benuigsen was
scnted to pay a fine of $25 damages
and all costs of the suit, or go to Jail
for twenty days.
STATE BANK WIPES
OUT LARGE DEBT
CARSON, Jan. 2J. - t",i,Mir T. 11.
KLkey, president of the titate lUtutt
and Truat Company, upon hi arrival
her today, stated that t . of
la eaiaay a ladrbledneaa ha been
wiped out as a reanli of trading ar
nxiBiN lth other bank
More Pipe for Round
Mountain Hydraulic
Henry Bartlett came in last night from Round Mountain, ac-
companied by Cashier Olive of the Round Mountain Banking
Corporation. They brought with them a nice bai of bullion,
which will be on its way to the mint this morning. Mr. Bart-
' lett brings good news of the progress of the Round Mountain
Hydraulic Mining Company, as well as of the rest of the camp.
"There was a meeting of the directors of the hydraulic com-
pany the other night," said Mr. Bartlett, "and an additional
20,000 feet of pipe was ordered that we may proceed faster with
the work. We have gone to bed rock with the giants, and have
found the gold there in greater quantities than on the surface. It
is more than gratifying to observe this, and we have demonstrat-
ed the success of the proposition.
"The camp in general is looking better than ever. On the
Solid Gold lease of the Round Mountain Daisy, they are sacking
ore, and the property grows richer as it goes down. We are not
saying much about Round Mountain, but we are going right along
with the work of sinking, hoisting, and now, sacking."
ROTTEN WORK
IN NEW YORK
(By Associated Press.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. Startling
testimony to the effect that the hose
used by the New York fire depart
ment has never been tested for fear
it would burst, was obtained today
from Fire Commissioner Lantry, who
was a witness in the Inquiry con
cerning defective hose used in fight
ing the fire in the Parker building,
in which three firemen lost their
lives. Lantry declared he did not
know when the last test of hose was
made, that there had not been a test
since he became head of the depart
ment. An investigation was ordered
by Mayor McClellan. Commisslone.
Lantry and Fire Chief Croker were
the chief witnesses today and their
testimony disclosed the fact that
practically all the hose in the de
partment was defective. Lantry de
clared that forty-one lengths burst
at the Parker building fire, and that
tests were not made for fear of ruin
ing the hose.
GIBSON TRIAL
IS POSTPONED
SOCIALISM IS
OBJECT OF PARTY
HULL, England, Jan. 22. Dele
gates to a conference of the labor
party now in session here, today
passed a motion declaring socialism
to be the definite object of the party.
The resolution was passed amid a
scene of great enthusiasm.
GETTING
BETTER
GOVERNMENT CALLS UPON NA
TIONAL BANKS TO RE
TURN MONEYS.
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. Tha
Secretary of the Thasury late today
announced that owing to the great
improvement In financial conditions
throughout the country, he had be
gun the gradual withdrawal of de
posits of public moneys in moderate
amounts from national banks. The
first call had been made upon New
York banks In amounts approxi
mating $10,000,000. This is in ad
dition to about $10,000,000 return
ed by New York banks since Decern
ber 26th. The Secretary also an
nounced that a general call for mod
erate amounts would be made upon
banks of other cities at an early
date.
ORGANIZED FOR
HUGHES' BENEFIT
(By Associated Press.)
BROOKLYN, Jan. 22. Senator
Edgar L. Brackett of Saratoga was
formally notified tonight that he had
been elected president of the New
York Hughes League. In his speech
of notification. Chairman Cralgin of
Brooklyn said that the league w
organized without authority or en
couragement of the Governor, who
consequently would be under no ob
ligation to it. "It may be said," lie
added, "that the league is not work
ing for the personal honor of Gov
ernor Hughes, but for what it be
lieves to be for the best Interests of
the people."
TO SHARE IN
MILL EXPENSE
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. The Ne
vada Consolidated Copper Company
is preparing to authorize an issue of
$3,000,000 of 6 per cent bonds, con
vertible into stock at $10 a share.
The money is needed to meet its
share of the expense in constructing
the Steptoe mill and smelter at Ely,!
Nev. The stockholders will shortly
be called upon to consent to the is
sue.
The Cumberland-Ely Co., having
$1,000,000 In cash in Its treasury,
has ample funds to meet Its share of
disbursements without increasing its
capital stock.
RAWHIDE
msn st
CQNT!
NUES
The Rush from Tonopah Is still
on for Rawhide. Quite a crowd went
out by train yesterday morning, and
there la unother delegation to leave
this morning.
S. II. Gillette, who la at the head
of the Original Rawhide Leasing
Company, leaves this morning In his
I automobile, taking a party with him.
t;01.lKIKLI. Jn. 22. Tht case . Mr. Gillette I much pleased with th
of George Gibson, who Is charged ! outlook on his b ase on Uatloon
with the murder of Rlrhartl Maunsell j mountain. Ur he la certain thai ho
in the- AJax restaurant, on Aiikuhi jhn already encountered the ledjte of
iMh lat. ha been positioned on mo-' the Kearua li-aJ. He rurr. some
tl.m of counsel for the defense, until ( sample of high grade lock, and he
rYhruaiy 3d. The lal f the mo- j n.i.li.- them every lime antsil ak
lion (or continuance waa the al.. iu i for hi opinion of the new i.aiup
of lo lni(Mirlaut ltin-a f.r the)
defense. Thelmn Stanley, ht .i l
lu Ik- In Ai n KtancUco. and ll.-l.-i
I'alm. hn t Ihotiahl ,i I, q Hi.
eraAcUt Theae parties
GIImmiii at the lime the
curred.
er lh
killing -
Clarence Kind, who, with his as
sociates, has a one-sixth interest in
the Royal and Tiger group, was yes
terday offered fifty thousand dollars
for the interest, which he refused.
The offer was made by C. J. Blumen
thal. who said that the money would
b forthcoming, and the first pay
ment be made Immediately, if Kind
should agree.
"We are willing to take tho
chances of there being a mine there
as well as anybody else." responded
Kind, and that Is all that could be
got out ot hint.
lilumenlhal repealed th offer sev
eral time, but there wa nothing div
ing It waa on the Royal claim of
this gtuup thai Stlnami had hi lease,
which h. sold on Sunday last fur
IVntlnucvl in Pas 4.
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