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ESTABLISHED 1870,_EUREKA, NEVADA, SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1902._ PUBLISHED SATURDAYS.
©ureha Sentinel. TERMS FOR WEEKLY HEXTIXEL. One copy. * ne year. $6 00 One copy, six months.. 2 60 One copy, three months. 1 25 By Carrier, i>er month. 60 APPALLING DISASTER. Volcanic Eruption Destroys Thousands of Lives. As fuller reports of the Martinique disaster arrive, tho catastrophe grows in horror. The island of St. Vincent, by the violent eruption of La Soufriere, it also threatened with destruction. The following is an estimate of the loss of life and damage done on the islands of Martinique and St. Vinoent: Lives lost on Martinique, 40,000; lives lost on St. Vincent, 500; property loss in St. Pierre, $10,000,000; insurance on prop erty $6,000,000; insurance on lives, $1,000,000. Reports from the island of Dominica say that many persons were drowned while crossing to Dominica from the island of Martinique. The eruption of Mount Pelee, Martinique, continnes, the lava progressing northward. Great distress prevails at St. Vincent, where there ore many people Injured. Fort do France is safe, though the suffering of the inhabitants from heat, dost and sulphur fumes is intense. Heroic efforts are being made to lend aid to the Stricken towns. A landing has been made at 8t. Pierre and tho work of exploring the ruins of the annihilated town has began. The streets and all the neighborhood around what a few days ago was the largest and most prosperous city in Martinique are now covered in all directions with heaps upon heaps of doad bodies. Ths in tiro city and the neighborhood all about it reeks with the odor of burned human flesh. Fatigue parties of sol* diers built enormous pyres of wood and branches of trees, upon which they heaped dead bodies by scores and burned them as rapidly as possible. The disastor it-telf took place within 30 soconds, and in that time the vast ma jority of all theso people were killed. Three smaller cities, in addition to St. Pierre, have been overwhelmed by lava from Mount Pelee. They are Le Car bet, with a population of 0,000; Le Precheur, with 4,000, and La Mare, with 4,000. The whole northwestern part of the is.and, from Le Oarbet, three miles south of 8t. Pierre, to Le Precheur, six miles north, has been ravaged by streams of flro, saving only the tops of the higher hills. On these hills, a dispatch says, 6,000 refugees are gathered, the majority of whom must be horribly burned. They are without food and water. Many who have been rescued are insane from their suffer ings. The United States congress has voted f100,000 for the relief of the suf ferers of Martinique. CRIMES AND ACCIDENTS. Seven young people, members of a Sunday-school class of the First Baptist church, were drowned in the Maumee river, just below Toledo, O., when the naphtha launch Frolic, in which they were taking a ride, was run down by ths tug Arthur Woods of the (ircat Lakes Towing company’s fleet. Five men were killed, two fatally in jured and two others terribly burned by boing caught in a torrent of molten metal in an open-hearth pit at the Penn sylvania steel works, Steelton, near Har risburg, Pa. All of the men were Aus trians. They wero at work in a pit behind the “chokers” when the iron ore boiled over, the furnace burned out and the entire pit was turned into a pool of fire. WASHINGTON NOTES The reports to the postoffice depart ment show that the entire mail carried by the train wrecked near Flagstaff, A. T., wag destroyed. This mail came from southern and central California and was destined for points east and south of Albuquerque, N. M. With great pomp the remnins of Wil liam T. Sampson, rear-admiral in the United States navy and oommander-iu chief of the United States naval forces on the North Atlantio station during the war with Spain, were laid at rest. Every department of the national gov ernment was represented at the funeral. About 45,000 people thronged the streets and gathered about the grounds at Ar lington. A letter was reoeived by Senator Per kins from President Wheeler of the university of California, transmitting a letter from E. W. Hilgard, director of the experiment station, relative to the great importance of studying soil con ditions around Fresno to solve the prob lem of preventing the accumulation of alkali in the soil through irrigation. Professor Hilgard asks for $25,000 to continue his investigations. Secretary Wilson went personally before the sen ate committee on agriculture and urged the appropriation requested by Profen sor Hilgard. A later dispatch says that the senate committee has promised to increase the appropriation to $75,000. The United States has won a victory in the matter of the arbitration of the dispute with the republio of Salvador over the claim of the Salvador Commer cial company (a San Francisco corpora tion) and other citizens of the United States, stockholders in the corporation Ei Triumfo company (limited), created under the laws of Salvador. The deci •iqn qf the board awards 1524,009 (a the oalvaaor uommercuu company ana you,. )00 as counsel fees, which go to Colonel John P. Irish and William L. Hill 0f Oakland, Cal. The Salvador Commer cial company obtained some time ago concessions from the Salvadoran gov ernment for the exclusive use of the harbor of Ell Triumfo, but the govern ment afterward repudiated the conces sion and confiscated the corporation’s property. The matter was then taken up by the government at Washington. FOREIGN ITEMS. The vineyards in the vicinity of Genoa, Italy, have been ruined by the extremely cold weather. A Berlin dis patch says that nearly all the spring growth in the vineyards in the Saar region has been destroyed by frost. ^ A dispatch from Vryheid, southeast •rn Transvaal, says that natives whose kraals were reoenUy burned by burghers attacked a Boer laager in the vicinity of Soheeper *s Kok and killed 38 Boers. FIFTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Monday. In the senate Lodge of Massachusetts lefended the administration’s policy in the Philippines against the critcisms of the minority. Rawlins of Utah replied to Lodge’s statements. The sundry civil appropriation bill and the bill for the purchase of the Rosebud Indian reser vation were passed. In the honse Jones of Virginia an nounced the death of Congressman Otey and offered resolutions of regret. Then, at 12:12, as a farther mark of respect, the house adjourned. Tuesday. There was a fierce discussion of the Philippine question in the senate. Tur ner of Washington delivered a scathing critcism of the feiethods practiced by the military authorities, and denounced General Smith as a "monster in human form.’’ The senate adjourned early as a mark of respect to the memory of Representative Joshua D. Salmon of New Jersey. The house adjournod, immediately after the reading of the journal, ont of respect to the memory of Representa tive J. D. Salmon. Wtdneidtj. Discussion of the Philippine bill in the senate took a sensational turn. Mc Gomas of Maryland said that senators from South Carolina and Mississippi, "where there is less popular liberty than in any others,” were shouting loudest for constitutional liberty in the Philippines. Tillman of South Caro lina replied that if it had been known in the south that tho reins of govern ment were to be given to the negroes, the civil war would have been prolonged indefinitely. He frankly described how the negroes had been defeated at the polls, admitting that the whites secured just such majorities as were necessary. The honse began consideration of the bill to provide enabling acts for the ad mission of the territories of Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Thursday. Discussion of the Philippine bill in the senate, although it had a tone of bitterness, yet took on an amusing phase. Dolliver of Iowa made such a sarcastic arraignment of Carmack of Tennessee that senators and occupants of the thronged galleries were convulsed with laughter. Burton of Kansas de fended the American troops from the charges of cruelty that had been made. The feature of the debate in the house was a speech by Grosvenor of Ohio in opposition to the admission of Arizona, New Mexloo and Oklahoma. Friday. The debate In the senate on the Phil ippine bill was mild. Teller spoke in opposition to the measure. The bill re serving a tract of land from the public lands of the state of Oregon as a public park was passed. The house passed, without division, the bill for the admission of Arizona, New Mexioo and Oklahoma. Saturday. x ue Donate passed the army hppropria tion bill. Public business was laid aside to pay tribute to the memories of the late Representative Rufus K. Poke of Pennsylvania and the late Senator Kyle of South Dakota. In every town L and village if . may be had, the that makes your horses glad. a HAMILTON, DENTIST. OFFICE AT THE W. E. GRIFFIN HOUSE ON SPRING STREET. EUREKA.NEVADA SIAriiAYN BOOT-OWL. At the Angeles is P. H. Kantian. "Pat” Kannan, one of the oldest newspaper men on the PaciBc coast, and the man that recently sold The Tribune in Halt Kake, says the Loe Angeles Record. Pat I^nnan was in Virginia City at the time that Mark Twain was there, and held a desk in the same office with Twain, I)an DeQuille, Sam Davis, Ger trude Atherton, Bret Iiarte and a lot of other people that afterward became fam ous in letters. At the same time there was a crowd of the men that made fortunes on the Corn stock, and time hung heavy on some hands. The fertile "Pat” came to the rescue with a lot of young boot owls, which he placed on a perch on the "Crystal Pal ace,” and offered for sale to the gang that watched the stock market from that place. John Mackey took one, Flood had one, as did Fair, and nearly every man that could get in on the play bought one o the owls. The plan was to wake all the owls up and then watch to see which one of them closed bis eye first. The owl that winked first tnereby stuck his owner for the drinks, and there was a lot of fun while the owls lasted. Mackey’s owl never wicked, and when the gang examined him to see the reason for the extraordinary wakefulness they found that the poor owl had a glass eye and didn’t have to wink. Mackey had made a condition that the owl should shut both eyes, and the crowd rather suspected something wrong when he made the proposition, but when they discovered Mackey’s trick he had to treat everbody and wring the owl’s neck. In the latter operation he got a scratch in the right hand from the talons of the hoot owl that he bears to this day. Plows for Nevada. The Carson News publishes a letter from Senator Stewart in which he sayB his amendment to the Omnibus claims bill to pay this State $462,441.97 will be agreed to by the conference committee and that it will be enacted into law. In addition to this he said that an increased appropriation for the Carson Indian School, the restoration of last year’s ap propriation for an Indian school at Elko, erection of a public building at lteno and a survey of the Colorado river between Needles and Kioville have been secured for the State. Insurance companies refuse to take new risks on De Lamar, Lincoln county, property. Beatific Lodge No. 7, K. of P.f Meets every Tuesday evening at its Castle Hall in the Smith & Itickard Building at 7 o'clock, from October 1 to March 31, and at 7:30 o’clock from April 1 to September 30. All Brother Knights in good standing are fraternally invited to attend. S. Reynolds, C. C. Attest: Geo. A. Bartlett, K. of R. 4 S. St. John’s Chapter No. 5. The ststed Convocations of St. John’s Chapter, No. 5, R. A, M., will be held at Masonic Hall on the Saturday next succeeding ths pale of the moon in each month. Thomas Dixon, H. P. J. H. Jl'BY, Secretary. Diamond Rehekah Lodge No. 8, Meets Second and Fourth Monday even ings of each month at 7. Miss Hannah Williams, N. G. Miss Marie Wittenberg, Secretary. Eureka Lodge No. 22,1.0.0. F., Meets every Wednesday evening at F. 4 A. M. and I. O. O. F. Hall at 7 o’clock from October 1 to March 31, and at 7:30 o’clock from April 1 to September 30. All sojourning brothers are cordially in vited to visit. L. J. Ivey, N. G. John Gregovich, Secretary. Eureka Lodge No. 16, F. & A. M. The stated communication of Eureka Lodge No. 16, F. 4 A. M., will be held at Masonic Hall on the Saturday of or before the full of the moon in each month. Robt. A. Laird, W. M. R. McChyri.es, Secretary. Alpha Lodge No. 1, A. 0. D. W., Meets Second and Fourth Friday evenings in each month in Pythian Hall. A. Hintze, M. W. I. C. C. Whitmore, Recorder. OVER 25.000 WATCHES Repaired in Nevada. If vour watch stops, Mr. I. C. C. WHITMORE, our agent, with Wells, Fargo & Go., will send it to us and it will be returned in first-class order. Prices Always Reasonable R. HERZ Sl BRO., The Reno Jewelers. MINIMC TAX. Notice ie hereby given that the taxes on the proceeds of the mines of Eureka county for the quarter ending March 81, 1902, are now due and payable to me at my office in Eureka; and the law in regard to the same will be strictly enforced. W. J. Hoopkb, Assessor of Eureka county, Nevada. 8TATE NEW8 ITEMS. Pioclie, Lincoln county, has been vis ited by four earthquake shocks since the the beginning of the current year. Reno people are buying abandoned houses in Virginia City for the purpose of tearing them down and rebuilding them in Reno. The State Line Sentinel has ceased pub lication. The paper was published by Patterson, late of the Yerington Monitor. A. J. Littell, a well-known citizen o Lyon county, died in San Francisco on Wednesday of last week of paralysis. His remains were shipped to Yerington for interment. Mrs. Fredricks L. Williams has ten dered her resignation to the trustees as principal of the Elko public schools. The resignation to take effect at the end of the precent school term. Lyon countv has offered a reward of $1,000 for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who attempted to assassinate Herman Davis at Dayton last week. The death of General 8. H. Marietta oc curred at Mentone, near Los Angeles, re cently. Deceased was well known in Nevada, where he lived for a number of years. He was elected Surveyor-General in 1864 and 1866. Railway Company. On and Alter Nor. 1,1901, TRAINS For Fasssngers, Mails, Ex press and Freight, WILL RUN DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY, (Pacific Stamdard Time), as follows : Leave Eureka at.1:00 r. M. Arrive at Palisade at.G:00 f*. M. Connecting with West-bound train on Cen tral Pacific at 8:35 p. M.,arrivingSanFran cisco 425 p. M. following day. Also con nects with East-bound train at 6:20 P. M., arriving at Ogden 5:45 A. M. and Salt Lake City 8:20 a. m. following morning. RETURNING AS FOLLOWS : Leave Palisade at.720 A. m. Arrive at Eureka at.12:01 P. M. Stage for Ely leaves Eureka 1:30 p. m., arriving at Ely 8 a. m. following day. To make close connection passengers for . Eureka and Ely from the West should take train leaving San Francisco at 8 a. m., and frcm the East should take train leaving Ogden at 10:15 a. m. any day, except Sat urday. THE COMPANY WILL FORWARD ► FREIGHT .TO. Hamilton, Tybo, Ely, Belmont, Reveille, And all points South, by teams, with care and dispatch, and at lowest rates. Cor* respondence solicited. The Company has recently built stock corrals at Diamond (12 miles from Eureka), Alpha, Hay Ranch and Palisade, and is now prepared to handle horses, cattle and sheep to and from all points reached by rail road in the country. Instead of driving it will pay stockmen to transport by rail. Water at all points. Track scales now being put in at Palisade for the weighing of cattle. Rates most reasonable and quoted upon application. G. D. ABBOTT, W Palisade, Nevada. L. A. HARCOURT, Physician and Surgeon GRADUATE OF THE MEDICAL DE partment of Buffalo University, Member of the Chicago Medical Society, Honorary Mem ber of the Sacramento Society for Medical Improvement. Special attention given to Surgery and Gynecology. Office and residence—Brown Hotel, Eu reka, Nevada. Office Hours—2 to 4 e. M. BANK OF JJEVADA Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada. DIRECTORS:—Daniel Meyer of San Francisco; Henry Anderson, A. G. Fletcher, J. N. Evans, G. F. Turrittin, Moritz Scheeline and P. L. Flannigan of Reno. Subscribed Capital - - - $300,000. Paid Up Capital, - - - - $150,000. Undivided Profits - - - $120,000. Aooonau of Bub, Corporation, .ad Individuals received oo favorable Ural Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Buy ud Nil exchange oa all tha principal cities of th. United States. Canada, Korop. Alla and Africa. Bun. ScheeUne and Osborn art Rulduit Agents for twenty-elgbt Fire fBanrsaeo Companies tha total swats of whleh are Sll7.640.cn. Safa Deposit Boxes for wnt, prloee accord! ng to aiae, varying from $3 to $11 per annum. GKO. F. TURRITTCH.PrasldSBt MORITZ 80H RELINK.. ...Vies President A. G. RAT ORA FT .... ...... Cashier IS Your Property Insured? It not, Do You Think You Can Afford to Carry the Risk Yourself? L O. C. WHITMORE Represents in Eureka Eleven of the Largest, Oldest, and Soundest Fire Insurance Companies Doing Business in the United States, as follows: Commercial Union, of England, Fireman’s Fund, of California, Hartford, of Connecticut, Hamburo-Bremen, of Germany, London & Lancashire, of England, Norwich Union, of England, Palatine, of England, Queen, of England, Scottish Union & National, of Eng. Western Assurance Co., of Canada, Liverpool, London & Globe, of England. Better Come in and See What a Policy Will Cost for a Year or Longer, Don’t Walt Until a Fire Sweeps Your Property Away. Then It Will Be Everlastingly Too Late. I. C. O. WHITMORE. ———-—rp-pTTn — BROWN HOUSE (FORMERLY THE JACKSON HOTEL.) A modern hostlery with a complete and efficient service in every department. Table constantly supplied with the best the market affords. Only Fire-Proof Hotel in Eastern Nevada, A First Glass Bar in Connection. Booms Single or En Suite, MRS. JULIA BROWN Main Street, - - Eureka Nevada P. IS. SIiTTJXj, Court Boose Block, Baraka. .... DEALEB IN .... FURNITURE, Oils, Paints, Varnishes, Window Glass. JUST RECEIVED, 4,000 ROLLS OF WILL PIPER. Full and Complete Fancy and Gilt Dinner and Tea Seta, contain ing from 56 to 134 pieces, at from $8 to $25. Oy AGENT FOB DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINES. Carpets, Mnttlug, Crockery, Glassware & Lamps Full line of Tin and Granite Kitchen Ware. Orders from the eountry promptly attended to. Undertaking in All Its Branches. SAN FRANCISCO BREWERY SALOON PIONEER BOTTLING WORKS, EUREKA, NEVADA. Always on Hand^Ma^ Lemon and Cream Sodas, Sarsaparilla, Champagne Cider, Birch Beer, Klondike Fizz, Orange Cider, Ginger Ale, Sarsaparilla and Iron, Loganberry Soda, Etc. -ALSO Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Connected with the Saloon ia a reading Room, where the latest daily and weekly newspapers, magazines and other periodicals can always be fonnd. A liberal share of patronage is respectfully solicited. tT Orders filled the same day as received. F. J. BROSSEMER. : Proprietor