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PUBLISHED EVERT SATUBDAT BT CASSIDY & SKILLMAN. T*~' I SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 18,87. TO TRK Film or TUB BE. FIBLU. The S»tt Lake Tribune asks the great press of the country, North, South, Eaat and West, to sound the alarm that in the movement for Statehood for Utah there lies a mighty menace to the future peace of this Republic, and to note that the Statehood conspiracy is much deeper than is now suspected. It was prepared in Washington, and will be urged by many men that no one not in the secret now suspects, unless the press and the pulpits of the country stamp it out and make it so unpopular that Congressmen will not dare advocate it. Besides the expected partisan gain, the movement will be backed by an enormous fund. To the Mormons, Statehood means the full establishment—41 the rolling forth” —of their kingdom; the thing their priests have promised them for lo, these many years, and the expenditure of $500,000 to secure such a sovereign triumph, would be nothing to them. The assessment (or tbit amount for that special purpose has already been levied upon their people. The situation is fairly stated by the San Francisco Chron icle in the following: Cardinal Gibbons has recently made a statement in reference to the proselytiz ing tendencies of the Mormons which is decidedly at variance with the declara tions put forth by the Mormons them selves. He says that whereas a few years ago the Mormons gathered most of their converts to their peculiar doctrines in Europe, now they are carrying on their labors in several of the Southern States, and that the apostles of polygamy are bold and defiant. iwoof the Utah Commissioners, Me Clernand and Carlton, have submitted to the Secretary of the Interior a minority report which reads as if it were written in the shadow of the Temple itself. They dissent from the majority report, on the ground that it introduces theo logical discussion into a secular docu ment. They further say that while the great mass of the Mormon people are making an effort for the abandonment of the practice of polygamy, they are asked to recommend further’ legislation of a hostile character, which they decline to do. They recommend the adoption of an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting the practice of polygamy in any form in any of the States or Territories. The wonder is they did not embrace murder, burglary, arson, grand larceny and the whole list of felonies in their proposed amendment. In the discussion of the Mormon ques tion, particularly with reference to the admission of Utah as a State, the matter of polygamy has so far overshadowed everything else as to divert public atten tion from another matter more dangerous by far to the future of an American State than the existence of polygamy, and that is the indissoluble union of church and State which would certainly come about if Utah were to be admitted. It must be borne in mind that the first amendment to the Federal Constitution only prohibits Congress from making laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; and that under the tenth amend ment, the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are re served to the States respectively, or to the people. The obvious meaning of these two amendments is that any State may, if it chooses, establish a particular religion, or prohibit the free exercise of any other than the established religion; and who could doubt that the Mormon religion would be declared to be the established religion of Utah ? i nis once eriectea, me wnoie power oi the United States could not destroy it. Utah would be a sovereign State, pos aesaing every attribute and incident of self-government, and an established religion would be as much beyond the control of Congress as any other legal measure not in conflict with the Consti tution. This is the real obstacle to the admis sion of Utah. So long as she is a Terri tory there can be no legal union of church and State. Admit her and she can do as she thinks best. Polygamy is but one phase of Mormonism—a revolt ing one, it is true, hut still only one, and which the Federal Government can sup press. The danger is in permitting a union of church and State, which would inevitably come about if Utah were ad mitted to the Union while the Mormons aro in the ascendent. The above is every word true and the press of the country will be untrue to itself if it fails the people when such a danger is threatened. Governor Stevenson, of Idaho, has submitted his annual report to the Sec tary of the Interior. The population of the Territory is 97,250; assessed valua tion of taxable property, $20,441,192; number of cattle, 442,805; sheep, 302, 241; hogs, 00,411; horses, 132,021. The production of gold, silver and lead dur ing the year ended September 30 is estimated at: Gold, $2,417,420; silver, $4,033,100; lead, $3,195,000. The Gov ernor writes a strong protest against the proposed division of the Territory and annexing its parts to other States and Territories, and says: “ All we desire is to bo let alone, to preserve our identity as Idaho undivided and entire, until in our good time we come, in full conscious ness of the justice and merit of our claim, requesting admission into the I sisterhood of States. Side saddles are slowly going out of fashion in England, and the man fashion way of riding horses is being adopted by maDy of the ladies. Side sad lies have been in use since 1388. numknci-atuhe or towns. The nomenclature of towns aud citiei in this country, writes a Washington correspondent, is full of peculiarities, not the least of which are those names which lead one as to location by follow ing the name of a State. During Presi dent Arthur's administration there was an incident which pointedly illustrated this phase. The term of a Government officer had expired at Michigan City, He was under the Treasury Department, one of the heads of which wrote to the Senator from Michigan, 0. D. Conger, asking whether the man should be reap pointed or whether the Senator would recommend another. Senator Conger replied that he would like a few days in which to ascertain the wishes of his con stituents, when he wonld report to the Department. In abont a week a letter came from bim in which he stated that he had discovered that Michigan City war not in Michigan, but in Indiana, and that he thought he would not invade Senator Harrison's bailiwick with sug gestions. Neither he nor the Treasury official had at first been aware of this fact, and the name had misled them both. Among the souvenirs of the St. Joseph, Mo., visit which Mrs. Cleveland brought away, was one found in her car after the train had left. It was an elegant memorial satchel, on which was painted: "To Mrs. Frances Folsom Cleveland—St. Elizabeth Society greets you with a salutation of benediction on this October 12, 18S7.” Following this was a legend stating that the donors deemed it not inappropriate on this occa sion to point to the parallelism of cir cumstances of Mr9. Cleveland’s present state with that of their society’s patron, Elizabeth, Queen of Hungary, which made that Queen a prototype of the so ciety. Called in the first flower of her youth and beauty to preside over a na tion, she was distinguished even beyond her queenliness for her simplicity, benig nity and charity. It closed with an ex pression of the hope that Mrs. Cleve land’s life, like that of Queen Elizabeth, "might be a halo of virtue and holiness, and that her bright example might live forever.” '_ Chattanooga is greatly excited over a faith cure, which, it is said, took place Saturday night. For a year and a half Mrs. \Y. S. Jordan has been utterly help less, and during all of that time has been confined to her bed. An emissary to the Christian Science, of Boston, arrived in the city Saturday, and a prayer service lasting two hours was held in the room of the sick woman. She joined heartily in the service, aud all at once arose from her bed, put on her clothes, and left the house. She walked a distance of ten squares unaided. Sunday morning she attended church for the first time in two years. When 9he entered church a de cided sensation was created, her most in timate friends refusing to believe their own eyes. Mrs. Jordan is a firm believer in the faith cure. She has been unable to leave her bed for over eighteen months. The affair has caused a genuine sensation. Warden McCullough brought in from the State Prison the frontal part of a rhinoceros skull, found on the grounds yesterday, and iie proposes to go after the whole remains. The chances are that instead of Mount Ararat being the rock on which old Noah's craft struck, the Nevada State Prison rocks will he proved the wrecking spot, and that the skeleton found some weeks since will turn out to be that of Shem, Ham or Japhet.—Carson Tribune. There is an Anarchist in London who hails from Chicago, and has been telling the people of the metropolis that his condemned brethren are treated with the utmost cruelty. They are clubbed, deluged with electricity, kept awake o’ nights with glaring lamps and otherwise maltreated. This Anarchist is a liar, of course, but he is as truthful as most of his fellows and quite as trustworthy authority on American prisons as Henry George is on the American land system. Silver State: Alex. Wise has orders to bed sixty-eight cars right away for cattle shippers and he wants a hundred more iu the near future. The orders cannot be filled, however, as Traffic Man ager Stubbs thinks the State has no fu ture east of Reno, and takes no pains to accommodate the people. James Ritchie, of Paradise, has seven carloads and N. H. A. Mason has ten carloads of cattle here awaiting shipment, but there are no cars to be had. The Presidential party arrived home on the 22d instant. The President was heartily glad to got home, though as heartily glad that he went away. Dur ing the three weeks of his journeying he traveled 4,500 miles, passed through seventeen States, crossed three of them twice, and had seen and been seen by several millions of American citizens. It was the Marquis of Aylesbury’s brutality as much as anything else that caused him to be ruled out of English society. The fellow was carousing with a party of drunken women when he heard of his grandfather’s death. Turn ing to his companions, he exclaimed: “Hurrah! Do you hear that, girls ? I’m a bloody Marquis ! ” Senator Voorheea of Iudiana avers that Cleveland can carry Indiana by 15,000. Biislnens fur (he Buy. Fond Mother—Pa, what business do you think we ought to start Willard in? He’s getting to be eighteen years old and ought to get into something. Fond Father—It’s hard telling whut he’s fitted for. Fond Mother—Yes; he’s as proud as Lucifer, but he’s neat as wax. Fond Father—Well, then, let’s start him in the match business. Two Pitiful C anes. Two bruised and battered patients lay side by side in a hospital ward. “I’m a baseball umpire,”said cne, “who are you? “I was one of the judges at a baby show, said the other; and then the orderly came and gave each of them a hypoder mic injection of morphine.—New York Sun. THIS SILVER LICK. A Salt for Share* In tlie Company —Hlooilshetl Occasion r«l by a Former Dlipnte— Adolph Rchan «ler Nnea the Execniora of Che Km tale of Alexander Forhra. The S. F. Post has the following: “The case of Adolph Schander against Mary A. Forbes et al., executors ot the estate of Alexander Forbes, is on trial before Judge Wilson in Department 1. Schander, who is post trader at Angel Island, charges that some time in the Fall of 1882 he was the owner of three certificates of stock in the Silver Lick Mining Company, of Nevada, representing 12,640$ shar s, and that while out of the State one George L. Jor dan wrongfully ar.d fraudulently deposi ted the certificates with Alexander Forbes as security for the payment of a promissory note for $2,500. 1 ne plaintiff c aims that Forbes gave Jordan no consideration for the note, but that his stock was pledged as security for its payment. He claims, however, that there was an understand ing between Jordan and Forbes, whereby the latter was to give the former up on the delivery of the stock as security for the note for $2,500, but that as a matter of fact Jordan received but $1,250. Schander asks for a return of the stock and $35,500 damages. The defence is a general and specific denial, with the additional one that the stock had no value, i The case possesses passing interest, aris ing from the fact that out of the troubles over tfce Silver Lick there was blood shed. The plaintiff in the present suit and one Captain James Adams were the principal owners of the mine, which at one time had a promising outlook, and about seven years ago they had trouble over it, which culminated in a saloon at Montgomery and Merchant in Adams assaulting Schander. The latter promptly killed his assailant, and was acquitted on the ground of self defense.” | The Silver Lick is a valuable mining property situated on Adams Hill in this district. It has been profitably worked ever since its discovery in 1871. Capt. Adams was superintendent of the Silver Lick Company until 1881, when he waR elected to the Nevada Legislature, upon the adjournment of which he went to San Francisco, and March 14, 1881 received a bullet wound from a pistol fired by Schan der, fromw’hieh he died a few days after. Schander was indicted for manslaughter ar.d admitted to bail in the sum of $10,000. He then came to Eureka, and was in charge of the Silver Lick mine during 1881 and 1882. He went from here to San Francisco to stand his trial, when his bondsmen, giving him up, he was sent to prison, and during the time of his incarcera tion was superceded by J. C. Powell, w’ho held the position of superintendent until A. 13. Davis, who is now in charge, suc ceeded to the management. After Schander was tried and acquitted he returned to Eureka, where he devoted a great deal of time and labor to the Herculean mine, which adjoins the Silver T.ick, and while so employed, often spoke of his troubles to the writer hereof. Among other things he said he had entrusted his stock in the Silver Lick Con. Company to Jordan to raise the money on it for his defense on his trial for .shooting Adams, but Jordan had con verted the money he had raised to his own use. He talked incessantly about the efforts to defrau 1 him of his stock. Schander is a very positive man, and will undoubtedly carry this suit against the Forbes estate to the bitter end.—Ed. Sen tinel. lie Saw the Mine. Five years ago a man named Hobson, living in a small Ohio town, invested heav ily in Bluck Hills mining stock. He paid the monthly assessments regularly for three years. When the thirty-seventh notice came it was too much for him, and he took the money that should have liquidated it and came out to Deadwood. He soon dis covered that the mine was nearly or wholly on paper. He called at the office of the President, and after abusing him some time said: “I have found out that you and your company are frauds. You haven’t any mining machinery, and no mine that is worth anything at least. I’d like to ask if your company owns as much as a hole ?” “Oh, yes,” replied the President, “we do.” “ I’d just like to know where it is.” The President arose, shoved his hand part way into one of his pantaloons pock ets, and said: “This is it, right here, Colonel; the breeches pocket of the President! There’s where we put all your money, and you'll think it is the deepest hole in the world if you ever try to get any of it out! Good morning, sir! I have letters here from more Ohio men who want to buy stock,and I must attend to them before the mail closes!”—From the Dakota Bell. Priucess Snrnli WluuemnccA. The history of the renowned Princess, Sa-ah Winnemucca is an eventful and pathetic one. Born at a time when the tide of white immigration was pressing her brave father, Prince Winnemucca, to the wall, she has grown up and partaken of the ways and principles of both the red and white races. There is a nobility in Sarah’s character that lias marked her out among her people. Alone and unaided, she has managed, nevertheless, to enlist Eastern sympathy in her people’s behalf, and her name is as well known in Puritan Boston as that of King Philip. Sarah is now a widow, her husband, L. W. Hopkins, hav ing died a few days ago in Winnemucca.— Virginia Report. Grief Too Great for Utterance. The Wardner, Idaho, News says: Pro fessor Clayton tells a thrilling experience. At Ruby City, while looking over a claim to determine the most favorable place to prospect for a blind ledge, an extension of a valuable mine, he accidentally, in mark ing thegrouud, dug up some good ore and exposed the ledge. The locators, who had recently sold it for an inconsiderable sum, were with him. One of them indulged in a great deal of profanity, cursing his luck for having trifled away a fortune. Turn ing to his partner, who was less demonstra tive, he inouired, “Why don’t you kick?” “ Don't talk to me I am hurt so bad I can’t kick. I’m bleeding inside.” The IlAtcaaiaia Fatale. John Garber, ex-Justice of the Supreme Court of Nevada, has filed in San Fran cisco his annual inventory as guardian of the estate of Frank L. Bateman, a minor. The document shows that there ia out at interest $36,139 in money belonging to the minor, and that his other property consists of stock of the Austin City (Nev.) Water Works, valued at $5,000; stock of the In ternational Hotel Company at Virginia City, valued at $30,718; stock in the Mount Diablo Mining Company, worth $850, and a reversionary interest in land in Alameda worth $1,000. A Nlnfnl City. The Carson Appeal says: “ A local physician informed the writer that he be lieved there are over 50 children in this 3*ty under 13 years of age whose persons have been violated by men. The Appeal las no desire to prejudice the case of Campbell, who is in the hands of the law, out nothing less than a lynching will keep rascals from ruining children of ten years.” Would not Carson be a good field for Rev. Mr. Chubbuck, who has been wag ing a relentless war in Reno the past week against vices generally, and this sin partic ularly ? Host Have Cooke. A chronic dyspeptic sends the Reno Gazette the following: We may live without poetry, music and art. We may live without conscience, and live without heart. We may live without friends, we may live without books. But civilized man cannot live without cooks. ACARLET FEVER. Ho Reason Why It Afc#al«l Prevail at This Time. The Salt Lake Tribune says: There U a good ileal of scarlet fever and diphtheria in tbii city, and though no reasons are ap parent why it should particularly prevail at this time, it is not decreasing. We be lieve tLat the blame for this lies in the carelessness of the men who act as the Board of Health and the criminal careless ness of many people in whose families one or both of these diseases prevail or have prevailed reeently. We know of one fam ily where a child was taken ill and the physician p:onounced the disease scarlet lever. The “ quarantine doctor ” was at once notified. He came and put up a yellow flag in the front yard. The child died a few days later, and then he came and took away the flag. He did not ask a question as to whether the house had been disinfected; paid no attention what ever to the going and earning of the fam ily—in short, took not the slightest precau tion to guard against the spread of the dis ease except to put up the flag. The fam ily took every possible precaution, but if they had not it would have been all the same to this “quarantine doctor.” Now there are plenty of families here who would, should one child in the family be ill, send another child right out of the at mosphere of the sick room into the crowd ed streets and stores down town. The heads of the families, after handling the sick children, will, in some cases, go out upon the .streets in the same clothes Dogs are permitted to go in and rub against and lick the faces of sick children and then go out and play with the children in tne neighborhood, Many of these people do not know that such work is wrong, others do not care. Then the matter that is car ried from the sick room, and the cast-off clothing of the sick is not looked after carefully, and so when the contagion fast ens itself upon a neighborhood it seems only to stop like a fire that is left to itself, when there is nothing more to consume. Surely our city authorities should appoint a competent Board of Health and give it authority to act. For the failure to do this the families of the city pay annually by giving up what is dearer to them than their own lives, and the city pays in the distrust which comes to the minds of neo pie when they see so many children dying in a place which, according to all outward signs, ought to be as healthy as any spot on earth. The Way to Atop It. A communication appears in the Carson Appeal signed “A Father,” relative to in. dividuals tampering with female children. If the writer i9 cognizant of the fact that such things are perpetrated he is sadly derelict in his duty as a parent if he fails to expose the perpetrators and assist in bringing them to justice, in fact he or any other person knowing such brutes, is crimi nal, if he fails to make the facts public. That is one method of stopping such acts if they exist in a community, and another is for parents to keep daughters of tender age from walking the streets at right, and attending every dance gotten up in com pany with disreputable persons. It is an old and well-excepted saying that virtuous mothers, as a rule, raise virtuous daugh ter and vice versa. There is a great deal in this, in fact almost all a girl's future life depends thereon. It has been remarked by some that such acts as have been referred to in the local papers, tend to the injury of the town, but surely those who so express themselve* must realize that it is the duty of a news paper to publish such doings, and further, that when the names of perpetrators of such crimes are ascertained, to give them such publicity that the town may be rid of them. There is another way to stop the evil doings; purify the raorls of the com munity and save girls from future con tamination. The Gambling; Caues. Judge Rising has rendered his decision in the famous one-story gambling cases. He decided that the floors hitherto laid, on which the games were carried on, were not stories in the eye of the law. Neverthe less only a technical offense had been com mitted, since the parties had been licensed by the county, and there was an absence of intention to violate the law. More over, the statute, while forbidding the maintenance of gambling games unless on first stories, is silent as to the penalty, none whatever being stated. This sustains fully Justice Kehoe’s de cision on the ca-es when first brought be fore him for trial.—Virginia City Report. Indian Trailers After Robbers. The plan of using Yuma Indian trailers to catch the robbers who stopped the train at Papago is a very sensible one. Of all the Arizona Indians the Yum as are pre eminent for their ability to follow a trail. Give them the starting point, and they will run down a fugitive with the certainty and almost with the speed of a blood hound, So well is this known throughout Arizona that it forms one of the chief checks to escapes from the territorial prison at Yuma. There has rarely been an es cape known of a prisoner who was fol lowed by these tireless sleuth-hounds.— San Francisco Chronicle. Death of a Comanche Chief. Otter Belt, one of the greatest of Comanche chiefs, died in Indian Terri tory a few days ago. Five minutes before his death they held him erect and rigged him out in his best war costume. They painted him red, set his war bonnet on his head, tied up his hair in beaver Rkins and laid him down just as he died. Then his five wives took sharp butcher knives, slashed their faces with long, deep cuts, cut tnemselves in other places and beat their bleeding bodies and pulled their hair. They also burned everything they had, tepees, furniture, and even most of the clothing they had on. A big crowd of bucks lookad on and killed ten horsee. A Mystery at lone. The Belmont Courier learns from Frank Bradley that while men were employed in breaking ground for a foundation in lone, a box was found containing the remains of a white person with the head sawed in two. The place where the box and remains were found is near the ground where the fire oc curred recently The citizens of lone sus pect the remains to be those of a man who was reported many years ago as having mysteriously disappeared from that section of Nye county. Morrow’* Case. The trial of Robert F. Morrow, the prominent San Francisco capitalist, on the charge of attempting to bribe a jury, was concluded on the 22d instant. The jury retired late in the afternoon. The jury returned at 11:30 reported that they stood eleven for conviction and one for acquittal, with no possibility of agree ing. Judge Sullivan ordered them dis charged and released Morrow on $25,000 bail. GAuibler*’ Escape. In the District Court at Virginia Satur day, Judge Rising dismissed the indict ments against the gamblers for alleged violation of the clause in the act restrict ing them from dealing games of chance on the floors of premises. The cases were dis missed on the ground that the defendants had paid a licence to deal on the floors where they were located at the time they were arrested. Tbe Condemned Anarchist*. A Chicago dispatch of October 26 says that preparations are being silently mado for the anti-Anarchiat drama of November ^ Jprder> have keen given to members of the Second Regiment of the Illinois Na tional tiuard. They will be required to be on duty for a full week prior to Novem ber 11. Encourage home industry and buy your goods of Berg. f BOARD OF FARDOW*. Jack lutla' Last Attempt to Get at Wells. rar*o’» Bo*—Union of Robert Homlltoii—Brare Hessen Kern. The Board of Pardons met at 10 A. M. Wednesday, all but the Attorney General present. Applic ition of Robert Sincla r denied. Robert Hamilton was pardoned. Adjourned to call of Governor. — Tribune. Hamilton was convicted in 1878 of rob bing the stage between Eureka and Tybo. Jack Davis, the notorious Verdi car-rob ber of 1868, Bob Hamilton, and another whose name has never Ken revealed went to a station on the stage road, quietly gagged and brand everybody at the station and waited for the stage. Tom Lawrie, an accomplice, lit two fires on Pinto mount ain, where they could be seen from the station denoting that there were two shot gun messengers on board, and also plenty of money. The messengers were Eugene Blair and Jim Brown-two of the best men Wells, Fargo had in the service. When the stage arrived at the station Jack Davis called upon the messengers to throw up their hands. It was very dark. The messengers thought it was a josh and started to get down from the stage when bang! went a double-barreled shotgun. Blair immediately grabbed a man he saw near the horses and brought him to his knees. Brown leaned over from the stage placed his gun over Blair's shoulder and shot the robber, tearing frightful wounds in his back, fiom the shoulders down. As Brown was getting down from the stage he received a pistol ball in the leg from one of the robbers, who had come to the rear of the stage. When Davis was shot the other two robbers fled. The stage returned to Eureka. Davis lived about two hours, and the messengers say he would not tell who wore his accom plices, but only said if the others had been as good as himself the messengers would have been in his place. Lawrie returned to Eureka before the stage did and Hamilton made his way to California and returned about a week later. They were then arrested, receiving 14 years each. Lawrie had a brother, a minister of the Gospel, in Pennsylvania, who was a close friend of Governor Curtin, and he got suf ficient influence that by coming out here he got his brother out about six years ago, though he had served a previous sen tence. Jack Davis was convicted in 1869 of complicity in the Verdi car robbery and was sent for a term of years to the State Prison. The robbers got on that occasion about $150,000, nearly all of which was re covered. Davis was pardoned for reveal ing the whereabouts of some of it. In orison he was not considered a man of “sand,’’but rather had the reputation of “squealing ” or “peaching.” Hamil ton is a very qriet man, and is not be lieved that slight offers would ever induce him to say a word that would implicate anyone when trusted upon hi* honor in “social” affairs. He is a good worker and will doubtless make a better citizen by having been pardoned than lie would if he had served his term out.—Enter prise. SHOT II F. St FATHER-IN-LAW. Startling Sequel to me McDonald Marital Trouble*. A special dispatch from San Francisco to the Chronicle contains the following sensational sequel to the marital troub les of Mrs. Clara Bell McDonald, daugh ter of Major Gardner, a resident of Car son. Mrs. Clara Bell McDonald, wife of McDonald, Jr., Vice President of the Pacific Bank, attempted to shoot McDon ald’s father, R. H. McDonald, in the Bald win Hotel parlor last evening. Mrs. McDonald had held a lengthy consultation with her father-in-law at the latter’s room. They afterward repaired to the parlor of the hotel, where the con versation was continued. The conversation had been amicable un til they were about to separate, when Mrs. McDonald proposed to McDonald, Sr., that if he could settle $50,000 on her and the same amount on her child she would compromis out of court pending the di vorce suit between herself and husband. If not she threatened to kill h'm, her child and her husband. McDonald positively declined to accede to her request, saying that her huband, his son, had already given her more than $50, 000. McDonald spoke about retiring, and was about to leave the room when Mrs. Me- I Donald drew a pistol and tired at him. McDonald seized her and attempted to take the pistol away, when the desp rate woman fired again. By this time she had fallen to the floor in the scuffle that ensued and McDonald, still attempting to grasp the pistol, was on top. Mrs. McDonald then fired a third shot, this one taking slight effect in his fore head. The puests of the hotel then rushed in and stopped further action. Mrs. McDon ald was then taken to the City Jail. She appeared cool and collective. On her per son was also found a dagger. Tli© Con u try "a Finance*. Philadelphia, Oct. 24.—A Washington special to the Press reports Secretary Fair child as saying that be has figures to show that during the past fifteen months the amount of money in the hands of the peo ple has increased over §103,000,000. The Government holds that much less money than it did fifteeu months ago. The sur plus in the hands of the Government is less than $2;>,000,000. Of his forthcoming report Mr. Fairchild says that it will be short, its recoinmsndatons having more relation to the policy of the Administra tion than simply to the workings of the Department. NnrcftNti©. Summarizing the news of the day, the San Francisco Post of October 25 says: The only good feature of the situation on the street this morning is the absence of news from Virginia City. Pointers from that quarter are generally good to copper, for nine times out of ten the market here acts directly the opposite way. It Is safe to say that more money has been lost on this dead-sure business from the front than on local tips. A Broker'* Broken Nose. Seth Cook, notorious some years ago as the manipulator of the rotten Alta-lieuton stock deal, and John T. If ill, a capitalist, also noted for ways dark and tricim vain, while discussing a lemimscenceof a some what unsavory order, in San Francisco yesterday, engaged in a fistic debate, dur which Hill struck Cook a terrific blow on the nose, breaking that organ. The Call says Cook will not appear on street parade for some days. A Fine Team. Tbe Chicago News suggests for Presi dent and Vice President on the Republi can ticket in 1888 the names of Rutherford B. Hayes and John A. Roach, and adds: • Haye,“‘a at„ 1>re,9ent raising poultry in Ohio, and Mr. Roach is at present rais *n8 ~~ ■“ Chicago. Hens and brimstone —what a combination !” “Hurrah for Hayes and Roach!” Never Clive F|>. If you suffer with asthma, bronchitis, cr any other disease of the throat or lungs, nothing can surprise you more than the rapid improvement that will follow the use of Santa Abie, ff you are troubled with catarrh and have tried other medi ernes, you will bo unable to express your amazement at the marvelous ana instanta neous curative powers of California Cat-r Cure. These remedies are not secret com cs -a t5 ££ Big money made by patronising Berg. + A QUIET TOWN. The linen Show Much Leniency — Lleni Filed. Austin Reville: Since the negotiations between the creditors of Chicago ami the two representatives, Jas. A. Parnilee and George L. Shorey, have home no fruits or resulted in the creditors sending the nec essary money to pay off the men's wages or other indebtedness to date, and since the day of limitation, that is, the end of the thirty days given to the miner to file his lien, comes on the 27th of this month, he should see that it is filed before that date, and thereby make sure of his wages, which he has so justly earned. And right here in this connection theie is not a set of men in the State of Nevada, who would conduct themselves so peaceably, and with the same judgment that the miners of Austin have done in this late and trying ordeal. They have given their time and help, to assist the company in tiding over the difficulty, and if men should be re warded for loyal support, it is certainly due to our miners and citizens. All have been working for the good of Austin. But there is reason in all things, and since the company has not been able to make a set tlement up to the present time, notwith standing that the committee and the Presi dent have done all within their power, the miners cannot afford to let the 27th day of October go by, and not file their liens. The law provides for safety and the miners should avail by it. The day of at tachment was on the 27th of September, and with the exception of a few employes, who have been working under a specified agreement, the majority have thirty daye after that date. This is about to expire, and the men who have granted the favor should take advantages of the statutes and await development. The men have acted honorably from the begining and they have no cause to regret their course or re tract their action. We hone that the board of directors of the Manhattan Company can raise the money and immediately send orders to resume operations. MRS. PARKER'S SCHEME. Under Certain Conditions it Would be a Success. The scheme of Mrs. Parker, to send needy English gentlewomen to California, under certain conditions would be a suc cess. If she will say to those “needy gentlewomen,” “You are living here a shabby-genteel life. Your incomes are pitiful. If you will perfect yourselves as cooks and house-keepers, perfect your selves in a way that we can send endorse ments with you, and will go with a deter mination to do house work for honest money, you can count on receiving £50 per annum each and board; you can lay up in four years £1G0 each wdth which you can huy for yourselves homes through which you can make independent livings for your selves. But if you, on arrival there, make up your minds to bo shocked at every thing; to tell in what state you were ac customed to live in England; if on trial it shall be established that you do not know enough to boil potatoes or make a bed, you will have to get out and make room for the inevitable Chinamen. If you can walk off ten miles for exercise, and it breaks your l acks to sweep a 12x14 room, you are liable to have trouble.” We are afraid the gentlewomen will hardly succeed. The wages of servants in England are much lower than in America and their work is less laborious. These women would not be used to such conditions. There is a way, though, that the scheme might be made a success. If the promoters of the scheme would establish a cooking and housekeeping school and semi for American woman for teachers in that school; then take poor girls of say 14 years of age, give them two years of special training and send them to California, they would find places the moment they set foot on the soil of the Golden State; they would obtain situations and good homes, and their chances for honorable marriage would be a thousand per cent better than at present. Such a scheme ought to be self-supporting, too, after three years. Girls so trained and then transported to where employ ment would bo instantly and permanently secured to them ought to b * willing to pay back the expenditure. It would work with perfect success.—S. L. Tribune. The Boomer's Kouy. Grass Valley Union: While in Nevada City a day or two since we met a gentle, man who came into the city, and he talked straightway in such words as follows: Tell me not in mournful numbers that the town is full of gloom, for the man’s a crank who slumbers in these bustling days of boom.. Life is real, earnest, and the grave is not its goal. Every dollar that thou turnest helps to make the old town roll. But enjoyment and not sorrow is our des tined end or way; if you have no money, borrow—buy a corner lot each day! Lives of great men all remind us, we can win immortal fame; let us leave the chumps be hind us and we’ll get there just the same. In the world’s broad field of battle, in the bivouac of life, let us make the dry bones rattle—buy a corner for your wife! Let us, then be up and doing with a heart for any fate, still achieving, still pursuing, booming early, booming late. Ore Shipments. Luring the past week ore shipments were made from the mines of the district to the Richmond works—Lunderberg mine, 13 tons; Silver Connor, 33 tons; Eureka Tunnel, 12 tons; Members, 20 tons; Pa cific, 2 tons; Marysville, 2 tons; White Pine, 11 tons. Eureka Con.—California niine, 4 tons; Lake Shore, 9 tons; Macon City, 5 tons; Lunderberg, 17 tons; Bun ker Hill, 3 tons; W. S. Limmick, 21 tons, Geddes & Bertrand, 17 tons; Pha nix, 25 tons; Albion, 128 tons; Star, 6 tons; Eugene N. Robinson, 9 tons. Another Man Crasy. William Ey packed his clothes down to the railroad depot last Wednesday morn ing and requested the driver of the ’hue to collect charges for carrying himself and baggage to Charley Lautenschlager. iue .Sheriff took him in custody on a charge of insanity, “Billy” is in jail, and imagines that he had snakes in his boots when he was arrested. He is per fectly ^ docile, and will probably be all nght m a few days. Departure of Old Timers. «E B. V. Perry and wife, for several jears residents of Eureka,'left here last Monday for Santa Monica, where they have gone to ieside permanently. We join with a host of friends in the wish that the change of climate will he beneficial to •Jacx « health; that his old enemy, rheu matisrn, will shake his acquaintance, and that he will find for himself and his good wife a Comfortable home for their declin ing years. Making Him n Doctor. How is my boy getting on?” in quired an anxious father of one of our city school teachers lately. “Wonderful well,” replied the teacher, “he is making rapid progress in everything but penmanship, lm sorry to say he’s the worst writer in the school. * “ Pshaw!” returned the father; “don’t trouble yourself on that account. I intend to make a doctor of him.” The Hoiimfiftry Un*. Belmont Courier: Hon. George Ernst, who recently survejed the boundary line between Nye and Eureka counties, testi fied in the Di trict Court this week that J. C. Butler’s ranch is situated in Nye county. Accoiding to Mr. Ernst this ranch is all of three miles from the boun dary line. Cheap and good groceries there, for no one can afford to stay away from Berg’s. + Tnr 1 Conrtderert «„ Hurt,,., p, %,'r <*>*«.«. Nowii * *f< The Denver Field and Farm ,. the question of the longevity of^T tnd cites several instances t. i “f* remarkable length of time f,„ wMJ^ *• of that grass will cnt nne to yield i crops. Practically, it is said ,v\ He thing as the plant dying ont ‘ .'“ch » motion is unknown. It is said A . „ n of^falfa are still flourish oient city ol Pueblo which wese n, in the days of Cortez, the invader t'*1 however, seems open to question n 1 not possible that any accurate teowli" can be had that these fields have J “ in the same condition for so mo Doubtless they have been r? ? /•»*. ami time again since they we tim* planted. lhey we» first But to come down to later times ti are an abundance of facts th"e that alfalfa is by all odds the mwt1?'' lived forage pant known a ' “n|' Chihuahua in 1844 found alfalfo ltor 1,1 in a field near that city „jfa„ «■! some of the hay for his 'mules P T?.""* ing just forty yoars later he f„„iCt1","' same field and the same grow th an"*! the positively assured that it had not W ",1s seeded or fertilized for the entire . ?' years that bad elapeed. Further..6 °lty the owner of the held aaid that toT.^* of his belief it had been oricinallv i H over 100 years prior to 1844 “Y pla“W In the valley of Taos, in Mexico n, is a field of alfalfa that is reliably ^ediS with having producod three crops „ “ “ for more than 100 consecutive yews n“ presant owner claims to have cut tte Jz from the held for sixty years, r.nd hob* lieves the present crop was the largest A had ever seen. * oe While California cannot, of course fnr msh any Buch instances as these' o mioted still enough has been done here A show that beyond question au alfalfa field will yield larger crops and grow longer and more luxuriantly without being resown or manured than any other grass. It ! be suggested that the plant will reseed it. self, and doubtless this might be tire case But under ordinary circumstances it ii never allowed Is. go to seed,being cutalwsv, while in the bloom and before even th'e seed pods have been formed. In not ons case in ten in this State is alfalfa allowed to mature seed, so that the assumption that it perpetuates itself is not tenable. When the plant for any reason shows a disposition to die out (and this it does not form »n? cause inherent in itBelf, but from the iav! ages of animals or insects), it may be remedied by scattering seed on the surface and running a harrow over the ground Ordinarily,however.when properly irrigated there is no trouble to be apprehended on this score. Ae to fertilization not being necessary it seems probable that it is the constant practice of irrigation which obviates this necessity, or rather supplies the plantfood which would otherwise undoubtedly he! come exhausted in time. It is a well, known fact in those sections where irriga. tion is practiced that fertilization is seldom required so long as there is an abundant supply of water, and this is doubtless the secret of the long iife of the alfalfa plant. There are an abundance of instances in California, where alfalfa has been growing for twenty to twenty-five years, and even more, in the same field, and still without any apparent diminution in yield or thrift. Car<lln»l Vlbbona llmleircd by Ns. five AnierlfniiN, A day or two since a band of 30 Nevada Piute9 besieged the rc-sideuceof Archbishop Riordan in San Francisco—all headed by the redoubtable Comstock Captain Sam and John Sides. As the San Francisco Examiner feliciously puts it, two of the “lady Piuies ” had pappooses strapped to their backs. When the porter at the Arch bishop’s residence opened the door to an swer to the ringing of the electric hell his eyes opened wide with astonishment as he buheld the strange visitors. Captain Sat acted as the spokesman and said: “ Whay vou Kunnel ?” “ Colonel!” ejaculated the astonished Sorter; “ why, there are no Colonels here. 'his is a religious establishment of the Church Militant.” “Yash! Yash! All same, we like see your Kunnel of Chu’ch Miiicent.” “Oh! You mean the Cardinal?” “ Yash, the Kunnel. Heap big Father. We like see him.” Being conducted to the Cardinal, the In dians all reverently fell on their knees, and the head of the American Catholic Church proved his sincere delight by welcoming each of his aboriginal visitors from Nevada in turn. A lengthy conversation ensued between the two chiefs and his Eminence, who with much interest asked many ques tions concerning them and their people. Before bidding adieu, the Cardinal distrib uted numerous presents, including boxes of candy among the children, and gave the entire audience his benediction. Clothing, furnishing goods, blankets, quilts, hat«, gloves, boots and shoes only ohcap at Berg’s. t Pickpockets In French Clmrehe*. 1 The operation of “ church thieves ” are becoming so annoying in Paris that the proper authorities are called upon urgently to make a clean sweep of these sacriligious rogues. It seems strange that the author ities have not tried to do this before, as pocket-picking and other varieties of lar cency were always freely and impudently carried out during divine service cr on oc casions when the churches were crowded tor some fete or solemnity. The boldest ex ploits of the thieves are performing during the fashionable marriages which take place in tho Madeleine or in St. Augustin’s. 1J® lighthngered folk manage to follow tM bridal procession to the aitnr and to 8-a t on themselves behind the bride and bride gioo.nand their friends. When the ny* meneal party proceed to the vestry for tne purpose of signing the register the tmeyei make a descent on the vacated chairs, and quickly seize pocket-handkercnie s» purses, umbrellas, prayer-books, smelling bottles, fans, or other articles which may have been left behind. The pompcii beadles, who stalk about the church wne they are not wanted, 4»re as a rule engag in too busily watching their chances •» obtaining fees during the sign* a of the register to keep a after thieves, but it is to be hoped that i ecclesiastics who have been appealed to the matter will adopt the necessary we* ures for the prevention of such tneits future occasions.—Exchange. Everybody should know it, Berg cheaper than any one. Millinery anal Fancy Work Mrs. P. Hanheim has opened a ne atore in the Whillon briok building North Main atreet. two doors from the°l Postoffioe building, where she has » " assortment of millinery and “ , . goods; also, everything belonging work. She will also give leaaon # kinds of faney work. Prices to suit the times, the battle cry Berg. _ Notice. . Dr. J. J. Leek will take •B°*heL about October 31. He will 8" ° jj^errl C?erek.H H^will bSXTent about six weeks. He will visit Cherry Creek hrat. Fresh Eastern and Western oysters only at Berg’s - ' County Scrip. Highest price paid for Eureka county scrip by W. H. Stowell. ^ * Ladies’ and childrens’ gloves, yon must Bee, to bo astonisl ed as to quality and price, at Berg’s. + All kinds of tinware and crockory you find at Berg’s. '