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PUBLISHED EVERT &ATUEDAT BT E. A. SATURDAY. AUGUST »1, HOI. POPULATION OP NEVADA. A census bulletin just issued shows that of the 43,335 people in Nevada, 25,603 are males and 16,732 females. Tbe natives number 32,242 and the foreigners 10,093, the total white be ing 35,041, and the native white 26, 824. Of the native white 15,111 were born of native parents and 11,713 of foreign parents. The foreign whites aggregate 8,581. Of tbe native-born population of the State 18,081 are males and 14,131 females. Of tbe foreign born there are 7,522 males and 7,571 females. Of the total whites 21,318 are males and 14,087 females, and of the native whites 15,257 are males and 11,567 females. The for eign whites are divided in 6,061 males and 2,520 females. The 6,930 colored persons in tbe State are divided in 82 male and 52 female negroes, 1,283 male and 69 fe male Chinese, 228 male Japanese and 2,692 male and 2,524 female In dians. Figured by percentages, 60.5 per cent of tbe population are males and 39.5 per cent females, while 76.2 per cent of the population are native born and 23.8 per cent foreign born. The percentages of whites are 83.6 and of colored 16.42. A dispatch from Beaumont, Tex., of Aug. 29 says: Two men are dead and one of the largest oil gushers in the world is going absolutely wild, utterly defying the mechanical skill of man to stop it. The famous oil field presents the possibility of one of the greatest calamities which ever visited Texas should fire join forces with the gushers. To-morrow the gusher will still be spilling itself on the prairies and flooding the country with oil. James Smith died tryiug to shut off the gusher, and John McDaniels died trying to save Smith. Both showed great heroism. The wild gusher is in the Bogg- Swayne tract. The Metal Miner: Mrs. Maria Schmidt died at Indianapolis of ele phantiasis recently. This is the third or fourth case reported in this country. The greatest swelling in the Schmidt case was in the abdomen. The woman measured seventy-four inches (six feet two inches) at the waist. The skin of the abdomen was dark, thick and |ather hard, though pliable. At in tervals it was cracked till the whole affected portion appeared much like alligator skin. Mrs. Schmidt weighed 500 pounds. A bulletin from the census office shows that the Chinese population of the United States is rapidly washing out. We had 17,665 less Chinamen in the Uuited States in 1900 than in 1890; the number now here being 89, 600. During the past ten years the Japanese increased from 2,039 to 24, 300. _ In a newspaper card a New York woman thus thanks an insurance company for the prompt payment of her claim: "April 22d my husband took out an accident policy, and in less than a month was accidentally drowned. I consider it a good invest ment.” The Selby Smelting Company Wednesday of last week received word that the last bar of bullion, valued at about $21,000, had been recovered from the bay. Thus the entire amount stolen from the vault by Win ters has been accounted for. Tbe State Fair will begin in Reno September 16th and continue one week. Particular attention will be paid to the pavilion exhibit, while the live stock show and the races will eclipse anything heretofore attempted in Nevada. A disappointed miner at Tonapah went to the section of town where he had a lease and sitting on a box of giant powder, lit a match to it and ex ploded the contents. He was blown to atoms. Los Angeles Times: The new dairy school at the University of California is a great scheme, so the rnral students think. Even tbe young lady students come around and ask to see the cow that gives tbe buttermilk. A Colorado mining man has discov ered a mine of ivory in the Klondike region, and is kicking because it isn’t in the shape of billard balls, piano treys and chess sets. Elko Free Press: There is no troth in the report that H. A. Cohen has been discharged as manager of the De Lamar mining properties. He is •till looking after good oopper mines. STATE NEWS ITEMS. Onions weighing three pounds each an being shipped from Dayton. Joe Harris, formerly a guard at the State Prison, has gone into business at Elko. It looks as though the Reno Reduc tion Works will be started up soon and work some of the ore from Tonapah. The Virginia Report is authority for the statement that G. D. Van Duzer will likely open a law office at Tona pah. Congressman Newlands and family arrived in Reno Monday from Europe, when they spent sportion of the Sum mer. The assessment roll of Churchill county foots up $900,000 this year as against $628,000 last year, an increase of $272,000. Ike Nelson, who was accidentally shot while on a hunting trip near White Rock, Elko county, died Wednesday. John M. Barret died in Tuscarora Saturday. Death was the result of a stroke of paralysis which he suffered two weeks ago, There are forty-one public schools in Washoe county at the present time and they are presided over by five male and thirty-six female teachers. Carson Weekly: A prospector with a couple of donkeys passed through town Wednesday on his way to Tona pah. He carried a sign of “Tonapah or bust." Peter Copeland was the name of the miner who recently committed suicide in Tonapah by sitting on 25 pounds of giant powder and then applying a match to it. Quite a serious wreck occured near Amedee Tuesday evening. The south bound N.-C.-O. train jumped the track and several passengers were injured, but none seriously. The lumber famine is still on in Tonapah. Not a stick to be had in camp. The scarcity of lumber in this place has cost the leasers thousands of dollars. VVe want teams to haul it in here. Virginia Enterprise: John F. An derson, President of the Tonapah Min ing Company, has gone to San Fran cisco to confer with Southern Pacific railroad officials regarding the build ing of a railroad from Sodaville to the mines. Bonanza: The Clark shaft during the past few weeks has been produc ing ore of the value of $390 per ton. It has heretofore been producing $250 ore steadily, but recently the ore‘has im proved about $100 a ton in value. This shaft is 95 feet deep. The citizens of De Lamar have or ganized a vigilance committee. It seems that a citizen went' to sleep on the sidewalk the other night without first taking the precaution to remove $100 from his belt. The money was soon removed for him, however, and now the good people of that town are on the warpath. The Elko Independent is informed that Joseph and Hugh Kelly, who fig ured in the sensational suit in Carson last week, were sent to the orphan asylum from that county. They were the sons of John Kelly of Lamoille Valley and their mother was a sister of Mrs. F. M. McPheters, a former resident of Elko. Indian Prise Fighters. Reveille: The fandango which lasted five days came to a successful conclusion on TneBday night, As a first innovation of pale-face methods, which at the same time constituted the crowning wiud-up of the time-honored dance, a regular prize fight between two dusky warriors came off in China town. One bet the other he was the better man, and each put up a wager of a five dollar piece. A referee of su preme powers, from which it was agreed that thero should be no appeal, was agreed on, and the pummeling [ began in good shape. The worsted In dian received a stunner between the eyes, which caused him to drop like a shot. A score of Indians counted the regulation ten seconds in a loud voice, sealing the doom of the pros trate buck, who was restored to con siousness after liberal dashes of water into his face from several tin cans and horse buckets. Without waiting a moment the vanquished buck ordered the stakes turned over to the victor. A Profitable Industry. The Mining and Engineering Review saja: Report* of dividend* aotnally paid *how that mining i* the moat prof itable of all indnctriee. Under tbe great improvement* recently made in both air and eleotrio drill* and tbe reduction of the ooat of treating the ore by ohemical procease*, tbe large dividend* already paid will be greatly inoreaeed. Tbe waate dompa thrown away at tbe mine* and mills a few year* ago are now fre qaently treated at large profit*. NEW TO-DAY. OPERA DOUSE DRUG STORE. We keep a complete line of the following goods constantly on hand, and solicit your patronage, and guar antee proper treatment by a first class, respectable druggist, of ten years’ experience : A full line of fresh Prescrip tion Drugs, Patent Medicines, Toilet Articles, Perfumes, 8oaps, Combs, Brushes, Spectacles, 9 Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, School Supplies, 8ponges,Pipes,i ^Tobaccos and Cigars. I rtW Your patronage solicited. ' E. R. KEEN, M. D., Proprietor' GENERAL NEWS SUMMARY. Turkey has yielded to the demands of France and all concessions are granted. The threatened rupture has thus been averted. A London cable of Aug. 24 says: F.arl Russell, who was divorced and remarried in Reno, Nevada, will prob ably make his home in America and become a citizen of the United States. John Winters got fifteen years in the State’s Prison instead of freedom as was first expected. Superintendent Von der Ropp endeavored to uphold the company’s promise but he could not hold back the law. A miner on the wrecked steamer Is lander that went down in Alaskan waters recently, who was returning home, had forty thousand dollars in a satchel. He grasped his treasure, made a tremendous jump for a life boat, missed it, and weighted down with the gold, went to the bottom. A St. Louis dispatch of Aug. 28 states that a telegram from Charles, M. Hays, President of the Southern Pacific Railway, to a St. Louis friend announces that be has not yet resigned his position as President of the South ern Pacific road and that at present he has no idea of doing so. Attempted to Wreck a Tralu. Last Friday, says the Reveille of Aug. 28, while the North bound N. C. train was running at a high rate of speed near Dillion an obstruction was observed on the track and before En gineer Bartoo could bring his engine to a stop the engine struck the obstruc tion, bat luckily the pilot raised it from the track and no damage was done, outside of a bad fright to the engineer, fireman and passengers. The obstruc tion was a large door to which was fastened a piece of timber 0x0. It was indeed a narrow escape from an acci dent and perhaps death, and it is to be hoped that the persons guilty of plac ing the door on the track will be ap prehended. A reward has been of fered for the arrest and conviction of the guilty parties. A Tough Country. Hawthorne Bulletin: John Burger returned Sunday from Oklahoma. He took a chance in the government land lottery, but in company with 14,000 other applicants he drew a blank. He says he saw more desolate places and poverty-striken people on his trip than he ever wants to see again, and is glad to get back to Nevada. A ileal In Keuuedy Hines. The Battle Mountain Central Ne vadan aaye: W. A. Van Reed of Love look and C. 8. Wynn of New York, rep resenting an Eastern Company, drove in from Kennedy Sunday and Monday a deal was closed. Mrs. Edith Jenkins sold the mines at the Jenkins mill at Kennedy to Mr. Wynn. A Huge Cucumber. Silver State: Deputy Sheriff Rose has on exhibition at the Sheriff’s office a cucumber measuring four feet from tip to tip. It is the largest ever seen hereabouts and is entitled to the State championship in the cucumber-rais ing line, we believe. It is now said that Paul Morton, Vice President of the Atchinson,To peka A Santa Fe, has been tendered the position of Charles M. Hays as President of the Southern Pacific Company. Extra copiea ot the Sentinel can b« ob Utnad at Krneit Mau i bookatore. | A Simple Receipt. An exchange gives the following cheap receipt for exterminating flies: A half teaepoonitl of black pepper, finely ground, should bt mixed with double the quantity of brown sugar and the compound moistened with cream. The flies will generally eat greedily of this mixture, if placed where they can easily reach it, but it will be their last meal; the least taste to a fly is rank poison. If watched they will be seen to drop dead within a few feet of the place which they had just left, and some of the healthiest eaters do not leave the place. Stamboul, the trotting stallion, (2:07>2> died on the 17th at the farm of his owner, E. II. Harriman, near Goshen, New York. BORN. In Eureka, Nevada, Aug. 2», 13M, to the wife of the late Frank I’orter, a daugh ter. WARNING! All persona are prohibited from hunting and shooting or in any manner trespassing upon the Fish Creek and Fenstermaker ranches in Fish Creek Valley. Any one found so trespassing upon said pro|ierty will be prosecuted to the full ex tent of the law. FORD LIVE STOCK COMPANY. Eureka, Nev., Aug. 9, 1901. EUREKAhhb ASSAY OFFICE Assayers, Chemists AHo METALLURGISTS. CARL STODDARD : : MANACER Elkeka, Nevada. Assays for Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead at 50 cents each. Determinations for Zinc, Lime, Nickel, Sulphur, Silica, Iron, Arsenic, etc., $2 each. W Complete Analyses a specialty. Ores tested for Cyaniding, Concentra tion, etc. Orders sent by mail will receive prompt attention. OIBeea— Bjland’a Building. Buel ■trees. LODGE DIRECTORY. UIAKSSHU KEBEKAH LUUUEHo.fi. Meets second and fourth Monday evenings of esch month st 7:80 p. u. MRS CAROLINE LEWIS, N. O. Mu. Looiss Zadow, Secretary. Kareks Lodge Ho. 33. I. U. U. r. Meets every Wednesday evening at 7:30 st F A A. M. end I. O. O. F. Hall. All sojourning brothers are cordially Invited to visit JOHN BOTTINI, N. Q. John Gaaoovica, Secretary. EUREKA LUDUE HU. 16. T. A A. U. THE 8TATED OOMMUNIOATION8 OF EU. reka Lodge No. 18, F. A A. M., will be held at Muonic Hall on the Saturday cf or be fore the lull of the moon la each month. A. HINTZE, W. M. R. McCiuelsb, Secretary, BEATIFIC LOIMJI DO. 7. K. OF P. Meets every Tuesday evening at lta Caatle Hall In the Smith ft Blekard building, at 7 o'clock, from October let to March Slit, and at 7:30 o’clock from April lit to September 30th. All Brother Knights In good Handing are fraternally Invited to attend. 7. IM OBEB8TEO, 0. 0. Attest: M. B. Babtustt, K. B. ES. ■T. IOHI’1 CHAPTIE, BO. 0. mn STATED CONVOCATIONS OF ST. X John’s Chapter, Mo. I, B. A. M., will b* held at Miaonlo Hall on tha Betordaj nail •noceadlng tha pale of tha moon in aaeh month. Q. B. MULLINS, H. P, J. B. Jvbt, Secretary. ALPHA LOOUI HO. 1, A. O. C. W. MEET8 SECOND AND FOURTH FBI day evening In each month In Pythian UL0.C. wimtotn, Bacorts?*™' CHEAT SACBIFIOE SALE!..... On account of retiring from business, Goods must be sold at LESS THAN COST. I intend leaving Eureka in Oc tober. Look Out for Groat Bargains In Dry Goods and Clothing, Ladies’ and Gents’ Furnish ing and Fancy Goods, Boots and Shoes, Blankets and Quilts, And all other goods in my store, too nu numerous to mention here. I invite the people of Eureka ami surrounding country to inspect my stock before purchasing elsewhere. I moan busi ness. GOODS MUST BE SOLD AT ANY OFFER. Store and Fixtures for sale or rent. Also, a Fire-proof Safe—one of the best make—weighing 2,700 pounds. Also, all the personal property and real estate that I have in Eureka will be disposed of. This will be the only chance you will have in getting Goods at Less Than San Francisco Market Prices. It will l>e a benefit to you to call and examine my GOODS and PRICES. Don’t Miss This Great Opportunity ! SCHNEIDER DRUG STORE E8TABLI8HHD 30 TEARS. DRUGS AND MEDICINES tt Wholesale and Retail. We carry the inoet complete stock to he found in Nevada. Purest and Best Good only, Medicines that cure. Price* Lower than any in the State—quality considered. Perfumes and Soaps. Domestic and Imported. Highest Qtial ity at City Prices. New Oooda all the1 time. Photographic Materials. Our Line is Complete. You can save money in buying of us. Goods Always Fresh, Spectacles & Eye Classes. We sell them at 91.00 and upwarda, with our guarantee of quality and a Perfect Fit. We furniah Pebble Lenaea. Pure Old Wines & Liquors Finest Stock for Medical and Family Uae. Abeolute Purity (luaranteed. Our Pricee are Bock Bottom. Our Prescription Department. In this Department we carry the purest medicines known to the profession. We employ for the safety of the public a Druggist of TWENTY years experience, and who is a Graduate of the Department of Pharmacy and Chemistry of the University of California. Our Prescription work is all checked twice—once for your safety, and onoe for ours. This guarantees accuracy. Employ a physician In whom you have explicit confidence, then bring your Preemptions to us to have them compounded. KT Orders from the country always receive our prompt and careful attention. Your business appreciated by Your Up-to-Date OruyrjitU. Mrs. H. M. Schneider & Co. HYLTON’S Flour The Product of J. J. Hylton’s Roller Mill at South Fork, Elko county, is now on Sale in Eureka at. Per Hundred $3.00 Per Hundred This Flour is of the Best Quality and Is Sold Under a Guarantee to Give Satisfaction. The First Consignment Was Received on February I3vand over 20,000 pounds have already been sold in this market. PHILIP PARONI. This Flour will be Sold in 500 or 1,000 pound lots At $2.90 per 100 pounds.