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PCBURHED EVERT RATUBDAT BT E. A. 8KXLLMA 1ST. SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1808. Cinoi CORNMPONBMrK. - I Carson, Nevada, Jan. 15, 1902. To Ox piltor of the Seminel : The political pot haa commenced to simmer in good earneat, and the various ingredient* are going into the meaa rap idly. The meeting of the State Board of As sessors. inglorious though its official re null*, baa by reaaon of the opportunities for an interchange of political wisdom, otherwise designated buttonholing and wire pulling, brought about a number of interesting situations, some of which have reached the public ear. Standing out prominently from among its many breth ren, one rumor arrests particular atten tion. Whether it hath foundation upon factor Action, your subscriber aaith not, bnt gives it to you as it comes to him. John Promise Jones is not to spiel at Republican camp Ares this Fall to the rousing accompaniment of brass band? and booming anvils, and as there is none other whose metal may match that of Francis Go-up Newlands for the Senator ial toga, the latter now blithely dreams of the realization of an ambition long de ferred, and in grateful appreciation of the —well—er—situation—Francis will with hold the maintenance of the Fusion cam paign, and lend no wicked aid to the con summation of Fusion ends in the election of the State ticket. In acknowledgement of the—well—er—situation—the Republi can folk will do as little harm to the rep resentative of the Demo-Silver party as the delicacy of the—er—situation—de mands. Of course, tbs boys don’t see much fun about alt this. It has been such a snap for them these many moons past to secure the necessary plunks wherewith to prop erly carry on the campaign of political ed ucation from loose, free, baggy pockets ol the check pantaloons on another man’s underpinnings, that it now comes hard indeed to personally meet the exigencies of a situation so fraught with dangerous uncertainties. Never has there been a time when the loosening of the purse strings seemed so urgent and woefully necessary. The Silver Party Republican is haunted by the ghosts of his old ideals, and ye simon pure Democratic Fusionist fain would drive away these hobgoblins by the mu sic of many bands and the burning of much powder, but the wherewithal for the doing of these things may now no longer be forthcoming at the anxious bidding of the executive committee. If all this be true, then, verily, hath wisdom come to Francis. If it be not true, the sound of the weeping and wail ing and gnashing of teeth now issuing forth from the councils of the Fusionist will cease. But the floating of the rumor will at least have served the purpose of teaching some people the weight of obli gation. Crux Mathematiuorvm II. It ia a remarkable admission that the London Times makes concerning Ire land. The aitnation, it says, is worse than it was in 1895, when John Mor ley, the last Liberal Irish Secretary, left office. In the good old Tory view • whioh the Times expresses, the reason for thia ia that the Salisbury govern ment has been trying to kill Home Buie "with kindness.” The true so lution evidently is the polioy of the "firm hand” and Cromwellian severity. Any student of Irish history would naturally suppose that the "firm band” polioy had had a long and fair trial. The truth is that time is already begin ning to prove that Gladstone was the only great English leader of his day who oame to understand the true way to deal with races like the Irish and the Boers. On Shrove Tuesday,Februaryll, 1902, the end of the official season, and the eighteenth birthday of Miss Alioe Roosevelt, a grand ball will be given at the White House. A thousand distin guished guests have been invited, and President and Mrs. Roosevelt will mingle with the dancers, recalling the days when the Chief Executive of the country did not disdain to tread the stately minuet. This will be an event in the social functions at the White Honse, as its history oontains only the reoord of a few balls. The Sentinel acknowledges the re ceipt of a complimentary tioket from the Tasoarora Miners’ Union to a ball to be given in honor of the dedication of their new hall on January 16, 1902. We trust the efforts of the Union to make this event a great success was re alized, and extend our thanks for the oourtesy. __________ Senator Penrose has introduced a bill levying a doty of 25 per oent ad valorem on all importations of manu factured silvor. A preamble of the bill declares it to bo the purpose of the measure to protect the silver industry of the United States. The State Board of Pardons this week again refused to pardon Patrick Crowley, who is serving a life sentence for killing shift boas Nichols in the Savage mine at Virginia City. STATE NEWS ITEMS. A peculiarity of the disease at Tonopah ie that it does not attack either women or children. Charles P. Lane, the well known min ing man, is reported to be on his way to Tonopah. It is estimated that the vote polled by Nevada at the election this Fsll will be one-third larger than in 1900. The telephone line between Tonopah and Hodaville has been completed. The first message was sent over the line Thursday. The Walker l.ake Bulletin says the shipment of Tonopah ore to the Rock Point mill at Payton has been discontin ued, as it cannot be worked to the per centage agreed upon. Elmer Punlap, of the firm of Dunlap A Stewart, Tonopah leasers, who died there last week of pneumonia, willed $500 to the Tonopah Miners’ Union and $7,000 to his partner. Bob Stewart. Willard Johnson, convicted of assault with a deadly weapon upon Thomas Phillips at the Wedekind mine, near Reno, last Summer, and sentenced to one year, was pardoned by the State Board Monday. Tom Scott, the negro who shot Con stable Lee|>er at Keno last week, and was himself wounded, was removed to the jail at Carson on Monday to save him from being lynched. He died the following day. Officer Leeper, who was thought to have been mortally wounded, is reported to be improving. George I). Roberts, one of the best known miuing men in the West, died De cember 24, after a short illness in New York City. He was 73 years old. In 1869 he went to Virginia City, Nevada, und soon afterward became engaged with others in the development of the Com stock Lode, in which be is said to have made a fortune. NEWS ITEMS FROM TONOPAH. From th* Bodadzz of January 11. All of the pneumonia patients are doing nicely and it is thought no more deaths will occur. As we go to press it is learned that S. A. Crecenzo has just died. The remains will be taken to Austin for burial. The Sodaville telephone line is com pleted to three miles below town. It will be finished into Tonopah Monday night. Manager Victor Barnd of the Tybo M. & R. Co., accompanied by A. Oldoerp of 1‘arral, Mexico, and Joseph Williams of Hot Creek, inspected the rich minesof Tonopah this week. The gentlemen were much pleased with what they saw. Mrs. Maddigan, who was a passenger on Tuesday’s stage, was compelled to ride upon the top of the coach. There was not a man inside of the coach who would re linquish his seat to the lady. We wonder if the inside male passengers ever had a mother or a sister. If there was a railroad connecting Tono pah with the outside world and equipped with plenty of passenger coaches, the town of Tonopah would be depopulated inside of two days, as everybody is scared over the pneumonia epidemic. It is now believed that the worst is over and the epidemic has spent its force. The Tonopah Mining Company of Phil adelphia must at once build a railroad into Tonopah, conduct a water system into the camp and erect a large reduction plant to reduce the great output of the mines and district. The shipping of the ore from this camp is the work of a child. The company has the greatest mines here in existence in the mining world to day. ___________ ratal Pneumonia. Alf Doten in Salt Lake Tribune: The disastrous prevalence of pneumonia in Tonopah at present is and has been in cidental to all new mining camps in this State or vicinity, Eureka, Pioche, White Pine, Bodi, and elsewhere. It comes from lack of shelter from the cold air or storms, especially at night—few houses— having to sleep most anywhere, out in the sagebrusti or among the rocks. Out in White Pine, in the early times, a fel low felt happy in being allowed to spread his blankets, or lie down without any oh the earthen floor of a store or saloon, out of the thick, frozen fog or “pogonip” for the night. Others not similarly favored had to sit or walk around hunting up pneumonia, or get back to the white set tlements as soon as expedient. The only standoff to pneumonia was plenty of good whisky, but that cost two-bits a drink; therefore impecunious prospectors were measurably defenseless. Victor Bouton t'nrtlonod. Victor Bouton, convicted of cattle-ruat ling in Humboldt county in 1899 and sentenced to seven years, was pardoned from the Nevada State Penitentiary on January 13. His release was entirely due to the intercession of his sister, Mrs. Elmer, formerly Cloy Bouton, the actress*, wife of Elmer, the pugilist, and sister of Madeline Bouton, the well-known act ress. Mrs. Elmer came to Nevada a year ago, when she heard of her brother’s conviction, and went up and down the State soliciting signatures to the petition for her brother’s pardon. She was emi nently successful, securing the names of members of the jury, as well as one or two of the prosecution’s witnesses. An eloquent and tearful appeal was made for Victor’s release, which was granted on condition that he leave the State at once. STATE BOARD OF ASSESSORS The Individual Assessors Refer All Matters Back to Their Individual Discretion. From tlx Carton Morning Appeal of Jan. IS. i The State Kevenoe Board held a sea- j sion in the Governor’s office yesterday, j When the matter o( the Conntv Boards of Equalization fixing the value on rail roads, the value of which had been fixed by the Assessors, came up, Attorney General Woodburn gave it as a legal opinion that they' had exceeded their right under the law. The Board, how ever, decided that action in the matter should be instituted by the State officials. Most of the schedules of last year were left to the judgment of the Assessors. They were all passed until milk cows were reached^ and these were fixed at $2o per head. Beef cattle were left to the Assessors, and stock cattle were rated at $17 a head, except in Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda, where they were fixed at $10. There was a little discussion over slieep, and a move to cut them down to $2.25 a head was lost. They remain at the old rate $2.50; buck sheep $5.00. Telephone and telegraph lines were left to the Assessors, aad then came a tussle over the valuation of the “standard gauge with terminals outside the State.’’ This meant the Southern Pacific. The discussion was quite general. The Gov ernor stated that the reduction of tbe State rate from one dollar on tbe hundred to eighty cents bad caused a falling off in the State revenue of about $16,000. The Controller was called on to inform the Board on the revenue returns under the new law, and gave the valuation at a trifle over $24,000,000 for 1900, and $28, 000,000 for 1901. The money collected for 1900 was $238,260.94, and for the year just closed $257,613.59, an increase of $19,352. 65. Mr. Ryan of ttie Southern Pacific said that about $10,000 of that was the in creased taxation of the Southern Pacific, They were willing to pay on $15,000 a mile but objected to any higher rate, con sidering the low tax on other classes of property. It was finally simmered down to the consideration of two rates, $15,000 or $16, 000 a mile. The adherents of one valua tion insist that higher figures will result in a lawsuit, and the State will have no money to fight the suit. The advocates of the $16,000 valuation insist that the road will stand the raise without a suit. Mr. Ryan when appealed to replied that he was only there to report to the company, and the Law Department decid ed what litigation they should go into. The matter was unsettled when the Board adjourned to meet at 10 o’clock this morning. From the Canon Evening Newt of J»n. 15. To-day the State Board of Assessors practically went out of business and as an organization will be heard from no more. There are reasons and reasons assigned by the members. Some of them say the ‘‘other seven” were act ing regardless of law and justice, which explanation is met by the other faction by the plain, unpolished statement that half the Board “wears the S. P. collar, and finds it such a weight that they are unable to transact any business.” Yesterday’s session plainly indicated the near approach of the end. Schedule after schedule was taken up and passed —“left to the discretion of the several Assessors.” The majority of the Board seemed willing to raise the valuation on milch cows, usually owned by people of moderate circumstances, but thought that the beef cattle industry should re ceive a bonus from the State in the form of a reduction in values for taxation pur poses. The telephone and telegraph lines were left to the judgment of the As sessors, and sheep schedules as adopted last year were maintained, and then came the Central Pacific assessment. This little item brought about the disso lution of the Board. The vote stood 7 to 7. Half wanted to reduce it to a nom inal amount, or leave it “to the judgment of the individual Assessors,” meaning themselves, and the others stuck for $20, 000 per mile. The latter, however, of fered to compromise on $16,000 per mile, but it failed, and the Board ad journed until this morning. This morning the fight was resumed, but no man of the bucking seven could be won over, and the deadlock was still on. Finally, a motion was made to re scind all previous action and adjourn sine die. It passed, and this leaves the proposition just where it was before the Legislature created the State Board of Assessors. The law has proved a failure, not how ever, because of visible defects in its con struction or intent, hut because of the failure to carry out its beneficent pro visions on the part of men elected to of fice by the people of Nevada for that pur pose. An Informal Slrtllni Held. An Associated Press dispatch dated Carson, Jan. 15, says: At an informal meeting of the State Board of Assessors, held after adjournment, they agreed to assess according to the valuations of last year. STATE SCHOOL MOSKTS. Apportionment Made by State Super intendent Or via HIuk. Superintendent King has apportioned the school moneys for the first half of the year 1902 among the different counties, as follows, upon the basis of $7.6681 per school child: Number children Counties. between Amount. 0 and 18 years. Churchill. 102 $781 14 Douglas. 337 2.080 78 Elko.1,094 8,337 96 Esmeralda. 183 1,401 43 Eureka. 469 3,591 65 Humboldt. 734 5,621 05 Lander. 377 2.887 10 Linooln. 904 6,922 92 Lyon. 508 3,874 99 Nye. 246 1,883 89 Ormsby. 679 5,199 85 Storey . 929 7,114 37 Washoe. 1980 15,163 03 White Pine. 590 4,518 27 Total..$69,918 43 Wedding Cake Caneee Insanity. Miss Eliza Schneilter, a beautiful girl of 21 years, has become insane from fol lowing out the old custom of placing a piece of wedding cake under the pil low to dream on. She was present at a marriage ceremony in Fruitvale, Cal., on January 9, and receiving a piece of the wedding cake, upon retiring that night placed it under her pillow and dreamed so vividly of her future husband and all of the preliminaries of the wedding that it preyed upon her mind to such an ex tent that she is now violently insane and has been committed to an asylum. Abuudoua »ry Cruwblug. Dry milling, with with its attended mortality, at De Lamar, Nevada, has been finally abandoned and replaced by the wet, the machinery for which latter was put in motion at De Lamar’s mines on January 9. The substitution of the new for-the old is one over which the population of the camp may well exult, while the management have every rea son to congratulate themselves. BORN. In Eureka, Nevada, January 10, 1902, to the wife of Charles Allen, a son. At Prospect, Eureka county, Nevada, Jan- , uary 11. 1902, to the wife of Nicholas Moder* alii, a son. At Pro-pect, Eureka county, Nevada, Jan uary 12, 1902, to the wife of Angelo Borgna, a ton. DIED. At Tonopah, Nye county, Nevada, Decem ber 29, 1901, of pneumonia, Joseph Bianchi, • resident of Nye county, aged 52 years. NEW TO DAY. NO* 872. APPLICATION FOR A PATENT. V. B. LAND OFFICE. ) Cakson City, Nevada, Januarv 8,1902. j Notice ib hereby given, that f. j. Brutemer, whose postofflce address is Eu reka, Eureka county, State of Nevada, has this day filed hi- application for a patent for thirteen hun dred eighty-eight and five-tentha linear feel of the Comanche mine or vein, hearing gold, silver and lead, with surface ground six hundred feet in width, situated lu White Pine Mining District, county of White Pine, and State of Nevada, and deaignated bv the field notes and official plat on file in this office ae lot number 1,928, in townabip 16 N\, R 57 E. of Mt. Diablo Base and Meridian, aald lot No. 1,928 being described aa follow* to wit: T. 16 X., H. 57 K„ H. ■>. M. Beginning at corner No, 1, identical with the NE. corner of the location, a pine post 4 inches square by 5 feet long, set 1H feet lu the gronnd with the mound of rocks scribed post No. 1, U. S. S. No. 1,928. NE. cor., whence corner T. 16 N., R. 67 E., 28, 24 , 26, 25. sections bears S. 45 deg. E 1.285 feet! Comanche Tunnel bears S 16 W 498 feat. Whim houae S 66 k deg W 201)4 feet; Home, stake NW corner V 8 S No 1,816 bears N 30 46H feet. Feet, Thence S 30 W Intersect Hornettske W side line at 252 61 feet whence post No 4, U 8 8 No 1.816 bears N 2154 E 277.41 feet. 668 Cross gaily. 675 Whence location stamp bssrs N 69k deg W 800)4 fest. 671 E side line stske. 767 Top of ridge. 1117 Cross gully. 18884 To pine post 4 Inches square by 5 feet long ae: 1)4 feet in the gronnd with mound of rocks scribed post No 2, C 8 8 No 1,928. BE Cor old location corner bears 8 75k deg E 6 feet. Thence N 7514 deg W. 153 Top of ridge. 620 To pine poet 4 Inches square by 5 feet long with mouud of rocks scribed post No S, U 8 8 No 1,929, SW Cor old locatiou corner bears N 7514 deg W 15 feet. Thence N 30 deg E. 1388i To pine post 4 inches square by 5 feet long set 1} feet in the ground with mound of rocks scribed post No 4, U 8 8 No 1.923 NW Cor old location oorner bears N 7514 deg W 47 feet. Thence 8 7514 deg E. Intersect Homestake W side line at 583 feet. 620 To place of beginning,containing 19.13 acres. Area in conflict with U 8 8 No 1,816 Home stake and not excluded Beginning at cor* ner Nol, thence S 30 W 252.51 feet, thence N 2154 deg E 245.41 feet, thence 8 7514 deg B 35)4 feet, to place of beginning, contain* ing 0.102 acres. The location of thla mine la recorded in the Re corder's ofllce of White Pine county, Nevada, in Book 1 of Mining Locations, page 09. an t in Book 8, Mining Locations, pages 120 and 128 The adjoining claims are: The Ne Plus Ultra mine on the northeast, and the Homestake mine, UBS 1,816, on the east. Any and all persons claiming adversely any portion of said Comanche mine or surface ground, a*e required to hie their adverse claims with the Legist,r of the United States Land Ofllce at Oar son City, in the county or orrnsby, State of Ne vada, during the 60 days’ period of publication hereof, or they will be barred by virtue of the provisions of the Statute. O. H. GALLUP, Register. It is hereby ordered that the foregoing Notice of Application fur Patent be published for the period of ten cenaecutive weeks In the Eureka Weekly BiNTtNEL, a weekly newspaper published at Eu reka, Eureka county, Nevada O. U. GALLUP, Register. Date Of Brat publication, January 18,1002. • NEW TO-DAY REDUCTION IN PRICES OE OVERCOATS and PANTS. $12.50 Overcoats Reduced to $9.00. i 94.00 Pants Reduced to 93.00. Ladies’ Fall and Winter Hats. I also have a few Ladies’ Fall and Winter Trimmed Hats, which I will sell at greatly reduced prices. N. B.—Horse Shoe Tobacco 50c. HENRY KIND, Proprietor, EUREKA, NEVADA. SCHNEIDER DRUG STORE ESTABLISHED 30 TEARS. DRUGS AND MEDICINES At Wholesale and Retail. We carry the most complete atock to be fauna in Nevada. Purest and Beat tlood only, Medicines that cure. Price* Lower than any in the State-quality considered. Perfumes and Soaps. Domestic and Imported. Highest Qual- , ity at City Prices. New Goods all the time. Photographic Materials. Our Line is Complete. You can save money in buying of us. Goods Always Fresh. Spectacles A Eye Classes. We sell them at $1.00 and upwards, with our guarantee of quality and a Perfect Fit. We furnish Pebble Lenses. Pure Old Wines & Liquors Finest Stock for Medical and Family Use. Absolute Purity Guaranteed. Our Prices are Kock 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 once for ours. This guarantees accuracy. Employ a physician in whom you have explicit confidence, then bring your Prescriptions to us to have them compounded. (tf Orders from the country always receive our prompt and careful attention. Your business appreciated by Mrs. H. M. Schneider & Co. 10 WHOM IT MAY COB. 0AYINO CLOSED OUT MY BUSINEaS IN EUREKA, all those indebted to me are requested to settle their accounts at once, as I intend remaining here but a short time. All accounts not settled by November 30, 1901, will be left with my attorney for collection. Any one paving an account against me is requested to present the same at once. My private residence on Nob Hill and all household effects are now offered for sale. For further particulars apply to M. KAR8KY. 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 I3y and 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.