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Happenings of A Day in the IlS SEltlOl SlA IM, Mrs. William Moorman has been confined to her home for some days wirn a severe ease of tonsiiitis. HAT DISPLAY. The hat display in tin* window of W. It. Grahams store in the North ern block is the prettiest ever seen in Ely. WILLIAMS IMPROVING. Constable Dave McLean lias receiv ed a letter from Steve Williams stat ing tnal the latter's health is some-, what improved. HAN LON HACK. Conductor Hanlon of tin* suburban line was able to lie on duty again yes terday after an absence of in days, due to sickness. ATTENDED RECITAL. Dr. Lew Wallace spent Suiulav night in town, having come down from the mines to attend the organ recital at Si. Bartholomew's church. Phone 63-K when wanting laundry1 called for and work will he satis factorily done by the Troy laundry. MEET IN NEW tTTY IIALL. The city council will hold its reg ular meeting tomorrow night at the new city hall, tile meeting nights having been changed from Tuesday to Wednesday nights. NEW ARRIVAL. There was a new arrival in East Ely Sunday night, in the person of a 10Vi pound hoy. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Hutchinson, on ti street. Mother and child doing nice ly. Dr. A. E. Adams officiated. OPENS OFFICE. Richard A. McKay is opening a law office in room one over the Capi tol. opposite the Northern, and is prepared to do stenographie work, as a public stenographer. Mr. McKay comes well recommended from the liar of Mlehigan. having been deputy court stenographer in the different counties of that state. < Ol .VI'S SPENT MONEY. Frank Counts, of Riepetown, spent a few hours in Ely yesterday attend ing to some business matters. Mr. Counts is enlarging his building at Riepetown and says that he left $600 of Riepetown money with local mer chants during his few hours in town. MASONS RAXyl KT. The Masons held a meeting Satur day night and Installed their new of ficers for the ensuing year. After the services at the hall they went to the Vienna cafe, where a banquet was held. After a sumptuous repast, short speeches were made by the newly installed officers. About 3.i members of the order were present at the banquet. RACK TO SCHOOL. Miss Loretta ('Inns returned yes j lerday morning to Suit Lake to re ! s 11-it- her stiiiii TO SKATTLF. John ' Sllllivall. for soau titli a steam sIiom-I man at Copper I lat. |,-f» yesterday ter Seattle LAn: \ 1;Itl\ AI.S. K Sallow. Kansas City. J. J. f ar i-eli. Salt Lake, and \V. J). Wright. Reno, ar. registered at the Northerly I ROM VISIT. Miss Russell. who has been • isit ing her folks at Klko during the I10I | |days, was an arrival on last night's I train. KNIGHTS t'OLIMIll'S. The Knights of Columlois hold I their regular meeting this evening, and will install the new officers. Ail ' members are requested to lie present. Ki: I CRN'S ro ST< IHI> Leo Deck elm an was amoug outgo ing passengers yesterday, returning to his studies at Salt Lake, after spending the holiday- with hi.- pa rents in Kest Kly. KKI*T IT Vi IH. A pistol shot was fired in tlie red light district about 10 o'clock last night. No one in the neighborhood could throw any light on the matter, or if they could, they wouldn't. II IS DIPHTHLRI \. I>r. Itrock was again summoned to Currant creek yesterday to attend Mrs. Alfred, who has been taken sick with a severe case of diphtheria. The doctor, on hi- way back from Duckwater several days ago, visited Mrs. Aid red. who was then suffering from a sorethroat. and treated her. At that time she showed no signs of diphtheria. H. F. Runnel, dentist, is perma nently located at Kly. Dr. Ruttner has had .‘Id years' experience and mines here highly recommended. District Attorney-elect Reeves says: "Dr. Ruttner did crown work for nu ll years ago and me work was per fect." IF. It. Gooding, governor of Idaho, says: "Dr. liiittner did den al work for Mrs. Gooding and my-1 a-lf, and the work was very sqtisfac ory. I consider him a first class lentist and recommend him as such." Dr. Ruttner has also done work for. the late Governor Sparks of this state. All work of Dr. Ruttner is guaranteed Office, room 3. North ern hotel. 30-1 m l!R\ AN TO \ ISI'r IIS till l>\. May Continue Trip IManned for Feb ruary on to Cuba. LINCOLN, Neh.. Jan. 4.—W .1. Hryau will \isit Florida in February and may go from there to Cuba at that time. • •••••••••••••a *'ASTRO GL I S IT • • FROM fill. DOCTORS • RKRLIN. Jan 4. -Former • President Castro ot Venezuela • was operated on today for kid- • ncy iron ides. He came through • the operation fairly well and is • doing as well as could be ex- • peeled. • • •••••••••••••••a (('ontimiod from page* one.) propriation for the* supplies above* ineli»*ate*< 1 and farther te> ap propriate the* sum e»f $.")0U,000 te> lie* applie*d to work e>f relied' at 1 he* elise*re*tie»n of the* executive and with the* e*e»n^e*nt of tin* Ital ian g<»vernme*nt.” SHIPS THROUGH CANAL SI K'/j, ,lan. 4.— The* battleships (’e>nne*e*tie*nt. Kansas, Min neseita anel Wrmemt, e*emiprising the* first seetiem of the At lantie* battle*ship lle*e*t, starte*el on the* passage* e»f Sue*z canal early this morning. The* arrive*el at Port Said late* tonight. A large* e*rowel witne*sse*el the* passage*. ST.\lt\ INC ItOII Sl'ITLY TRAIN. ItEtMHO, .Ian. 4.— \ detachment •tl' soldiers which went to the villages on tile east roast of 4'uluhriu found nothing hut ruins and the (todies of killed. All survivors had lied. .« convoy wit It 1,01*0 rolls <tf bread, whirli was going through tit Cagnumi was rilled m route Ity famished |trr sons Itere. ESTIMATE l>KAI> M5.000 HOME. Jan. I.—The earthquake sitiuttiou lias improved. It is now estimated the total deal will rent'll 85.000, with the Injured placed at 40.000. Of the deal 50,000 were killed at Messina and 28,000 at Reg gio, with 7,000 among the smaller villages. The radius of destruction as it stands is 30 miles north and south.. Relief supplies are coming in fast. CITIZENS I.KAVE MESSINA. ROME. Jan. 4.—The parliament 'Mil convene January J1 in special ■"•tnion occasioned by the earthquake di»»,ter. The minister of war says 1,1,1'orts around Messina holding tons of Powder and millions of cartridges are cot injured. He also says that at Medina 15,000 have been taken from ty, ruins, injured and unin jured, which 1,000 were saved by Russian j oyy j»y English sail ors. Ad>V8 from Messina state that 20 looterswe shot yesterday. The ,;,,y *s .Hug evacuated tonight. Twelve tho^^ j)e0pj# are leaving. RELIEF Vain WRECKED. MESSINA, Jv 4__ A frejght traln today telescoped a relief train near i Nivza. The relief train was crowded with injured, five of whom were killed. STItO.MIIOM IV Kltl'FTIOX. KO.MK. .Ian. 4. A violent earth quake shock running north-.-outhwest and east-northeast, lasting three sec onds, and during which the Strorn Itoli volcano began eruption, occurred on Stromboil island today. The phenomena was accompanied ; by prolonged dull rumblings. The | houses on the islands were liadly j damaged and the population fled to the streets in a panic, but no one was hurt. The weather is intensely cold on Stromboli. Kl.XCi .Wit ylK.HV IV I COM |.;. HOMK. Jan. 4. The king and queen arrived in this city tonight, coming by motor car from Naples. Their early arrival was expected. The queen looked tired and depressed but the king was energetic as usual. Their majesties went immediately to the palace, wishing to avoid any kind of a manifestation, which they con sidered improper to Italys grief. As soon as tile news of their arrival spread, however, the people could not refrain from gathering and manifest ing their admiration for the noble deeds of the sovereigns in their work among the afflicted. itotli the senate and house voted to increase the Italian appropriation relief fund from $500,000 to $800, at>0, thus covering the president's recommendations in full. Reception At the Reading Rooms (.i:\i i:\i. n KM< to MTMi TO.MOIUJOW KVKMMi \t i in k.\m i i.\ grwm-:its —w ii \t ii \s in-:kx i*oxi:. The Fust Eh Reading Roortis as sociation will give a reception to its members and friends at the rooms in the tlunii-Thompson Idmllding tomor row evening, commencing at S o'clock. The event will mark (lie for mal opening of the reading rooms, and a most enjoyable time is antici pated. Mrs. E. F. Nevin w ill sing and Mrs. Richard Richards will recite a poem of railroad life. "The Roomer,” the story of one who was filled with the wander-lust: who "braked it" on ev ver\ railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific; but who got a call one day for the endless run. and is now swinging Ills lantern beyond the stars. Prof. Davidson will render a violin solo, and Mr. R. M. Hogan, who was connected for some time with the work of the Young Men's Christian association in the east, will make a ten-minute address. Coffee and sandwiches will be served during tiie evening. The following will tie the reception1 committee: Mrs. Samuel \Y. Rel forri, Mrs. A. Valjean. .Mrs. Ar thur Smith. Mrs. Rushton. Mrs. A. E. Hartman, Mrs. Albert Campbell. Mrs. (i. F. Deekelman, Mrs. F. C. Jones. Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. H. \Y Ed wards. When, a few weeks ago. the pro ject of establishing a reading room and library in East Ely was taken tip. it met with encouragement far exceeding the expectation of its pro moters. Within a very short time] 1::fi signatures were secured of per sons willing to give their support to such an enterprise. The railroad and tiie townsite officials, as well as the employes, were most favorably dis posed toward the movement, and tiie association wishes to acknowledge tlie substantia! help they have ren dered. and without which Hie rooms would have been Impossible. Nearly $”uu has been expended in fitting tip the rooms, which expense lias been met by the Nevada Northern railway and the Ely Townsite Co. alone. The employes of both those companies have very generously taken out mem-, berships in the associations, and the fees paid in will lie used toward the maintenance of tiie rooms, ami the carrying on of the work of the as sociation. All over tiie country the benefits | to be derived from the railroad Y. M. C. A are apparent to every rail road man. and there are few rail roads of any importance where* the work of the association is not a part of the system. The forming of the present reading room lias only been Hie first step towards I hi organiz ing of an association on a larger, scale, where Y. M. C. A. methods may lie adopted with a gymnasium, pool tables, baths, etc. What is greatly: needed In East Ely is a lecture hall, where entertainment* and public gatherings may be held, and It Is the hope of the Reading Rooms associa tion to at no distant date possess larger quarters, with an auditorium and rooms where night classes may meet, taking up such subjects for study as electricity, practical engi neering, the science of railways, eco nomic and social questions, and tilings that have to do with the grow ing ago. In its present quarters, however, t In* Reading Rooms association lias made no unpretentious beginning Two large rooms have been splendid ly fitted up and equipped in the fiunn-Thonipson building. One is a, reading room, where access may be ] had to the daily newspapers, maga zines and periodicals. The game room lias been supplied with cards, chess, croklnole. dominoes and checkers, with chairs and tables in plenty for the players. In the reading room a book case' lias just been installed, and Ho* nu cleus of a library has already been established. Mr. Cannon lias con-j tributed -i volumes l’>> Dumas and I 1 books on "The Science of Rail ways." b\ Marshall Kirkmati. IFrimk Roper lias furnished the following: "Rosalind at Redgate,” Meredith Nicholson. "If I Were King," Justin McCarthy; "The Right of Way," Hil bert Parker; “The Virginian," Owen Ulster; "The Sunset Trail," Alfred Henry Lewis. Charles M. Ilowen lias contributed “Great Issues and Na tional Leaders." S. W. Ilelford has promised -'<> volumes embracing re ports of the government industrial commission, and official reports of tile department of labor: also u large wall map of the Cnited States and Its insular possessions, just issued by the department of the interior. Francis Klein lias subscribed for the Munsey magazine: Munsey's Rail way magazine and the Scrap Rook for a year. A. E. Heartwell has purchas ed several magazines, and the Step-) toe hotel lias sent over a number of periodicals Richard Richards, is] supplying tiie rooms with the San Francisco Examiner, while the White' Pint* News, the El\ Mining Expositor and the Ely Mining Record are being furnished gratuitously. All of these books and newspapers are to be found •it the rooms. Tiie whole quarters have been at tractively arranged, and tin* associa tion bids its friends to tarry there on Wednesday night, and have a good, old fashioned social time. Tin* regular monthly meeting of the board of trustees of the asso ciation was held at the rooms last; night. Arrangements were perfect-! ed regarding the formal opening of' the rooms on Wednesday evening,1 . • It.WKEIt lAKI S HIS • • I.IEE WITH A <U N • • • • DETROIT. Jail. I Henry (’ • • Potter. Jr, vir« president of the • • people > Stair Savings hank of • • tills rill, suicided at Ills home • • rath this morning. He had • • hem suffering from nervous • • prostration, lie shot himselt • • through the head • • •••••••••••••a* notice of which appears above. The names of A. E. Heartman, A. .1. Car penter and II. Cornell were proposed for membership on the board, and on motion these gentlemen were add ed to the.directorate. The board ad journed to meet on Saturday even ing. Januarv lli. at K o’clock. New County Officers Are Sworn In M. IS. Garaghan, the retiring coun ty clerk yesterday swore in Fred l). Oldfield as his successor, and .Mr Oldfield In turn swore In Joseph K. Stevens, Henry ('. Nicholson aud J. C. Wheeler, as the new hoard of county commissioners and Charles C. Reeves as district attorney. Fred I). Oldfield gave a bond of $ in.000 with W D. Campbell. Thomas O'Neill. Al bert Heusser. John A. Steele, Frank F. N'evin as sureties, each in the sum of $2,000. Charles It. Reeves' bond is for $J. ono. with I). C. McDonald, S. M. Min gus and K. O. Connors as bondsmen. A. J. Itutler gave bonds to the ex tent of $15,000, with Joseph New man. II. A. Comins, A. J. Stevens. Ai der i Heusser, Peter Si. Peter and John A. Mugnuson as sureties. A. J Cartwright, the new justice of the peace, gave bonds for $2,000 witli Albert Heusser and Joseph New man on his bond. J. F. Miles, as assessor, gave W. I>. Campbell. W. It. Graham and Richard A. Riepe as his bondsmen. A. S. Denbigh, who will handle the county's money for a couple of years, came through with a bond for $10, 000, with A. D. Parker, F. M. Clark. Neil Muuro, I). P. Hartley, H. C. F. Brown. H. \. Comins, Eugene Giles and Joseph Newman as sureties to the tune ot $5,000 each. James Rosevear and J. F. lieck each furnished satisfactory ootids as constable and justice of the peace of Hamilton. Win. Mi -Knight did not furnish his bonds yesterday, but lie is not re quired by law to do so for 15 days, being a holdover officer. Mr. Mc Kniglil appointed A. G. Cunningham and V. W Justesen as deputies at a salary *•* $150 per mouth. These appoint incuts were confirmed by he com ndssiotiers. Sheriff liutler appointed K. c. Da vis. .1 S .Fulmer. George Jackson. Sieve linker and George Newman as deputies. NOITCK. IS. of I* B. and P. of A will meet at Carpenters' union hall oa the sec ond door of I tin Linton building over Hi jo theater every Wednesday at S p. in. L. H. MCRDOCK, i’.-.'it Secretary. WOOD YARD Dillon's wood yard in front Spokane house, or phone GKX. Veteran saloon. Dry wood $s a cord, sawed or split and sawed. HAYES GREEN PARK HOTEL First Class Furnished Rooms Always Quiet and Elegant Housekeeping rooms stngle-en suite. MISS MAYES, Proprietress. Mrs. A. Vralje«n Will accept a limited number of Piano Forte pupils. Studio at her home at 1013 Avenue H Ely City, Terms, $2 per lesson WE ARE NOW ORDERING THE El NEST LINE Ol NEW GOODS EVER HltOUGHT TO A JEWEL RY STORE IN THIS DISTRICT. IT WILL PAY YOU TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THIS IF YOU WANT TO CONFORM WITH ALl, THAT IS LATEST AND REST IN Ill'll LINE. Expert Oculist. Eyes Tested Free. Clark & Lindskog The RICHMAR Rooms liyr the day, week or month. Furnished housekeeping rooms and unfurnished Hats. A first-class rooming and upurt ntent house for family and tran sient trade. RICHARDSON & MARKS, Props. C. L Plummer, Mgr. Ely, Nev. Our Annual January Clean-up Sale Is Now On Men’s Clothing Ladies’ Coats Youth’s Clothing Ladies’ Wraps Boy’s Clothing Ladies Furs Misses’ and Chil- Ladies’Costumes drerTs Coats Ladies’ Dresses Ladies’ Suits Ladies’ Skirts Clean-up Prices that are real bargains and make you a saving of from ONE-FOURTH TO ONE-HALF of regular pri s Graham Merc.Co. ELY EAST ELY SMELTER KIMBERLY _I______ I OK SAI.K—Plenum lilink broad- lAUW LI U/ATCAW cloth suit made by New York JV-JlUN rl. W /\ 1 OCJIN tailor; I a rue till. .\f Airs, lie \ lelll- MINIM. KVGIVKKIt inti's lircssmakinn lloome. - - j WONDERLAND THEATRE j | of your dollars for future j J u. . . “ ♦ X use, trade with us. «> t H‘«h c,a** program ev- t t mfpi amtii f rn !! t ery night. Opposite P.O. ♦ | MERCANTILE TO. ,, ►♦♦♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦< _ w. p. taylor & son Gordon Furs at niMil.KTOIIS ANTI ItUII.IlKRS °“—*•».. THE TOGGERY i Anil Ilian Street. ITlone ION/,. »♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦« •' - ~ - £ Headquarters for Men’s £ ||yflCDTAIfCDC CAIDil liCDC £ Union Made Boots, Shoes £ UHUtnlHntnD"tlflOllLnltng t and Clothing. £ WILSON-BATES ♦ *T'i—ip? lii jc> ♦ ELIRNITURE CO. Aultnmn St., Ely. Phone Main 69 DON'T FAIL TO INVESTIGATE I ;; LEADER’S CLEARANCE SALE : LEWIS DRUG C0-1 NOW ON II YOU WANT to £ NORTHERN HOTEL BLOCK J! SAAK MONEY. 2 ,, __ I_ THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK \V. V. HICK, Pie*. H. A. COM INS. Vue l're». Kl’OI'.VK OII.KH. ('ashler J. \V. HIIMiANK, AWt Casli. BUYS AND SELLS STOCKS AND BONDS Trou ^est Qua^y °f Work u at Reasonable Prices Laundry & li: MC. ULM, <%Cgr. PHONE 63K ELY, SEY. j Don’t fail to attend the Closing Out Sale of the ELY FURNITURE CO. Sixth and Aultman Sts.