WHITE PINE NEWS
Published by the
WHITE PINK NEWS PUBLISHING
Office*: East Ely and Ely. Nevada
Catered as second-lass matter
November 24. 1908. at the postoffice
•t East Ely. Nevada, undjer the act of
congress of March 3. 1879.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
One year (by carrier).$10.00
One month (by carrier). 1-00
The man with money to invest in
real estate can nnd no better place
to pul it than in the ground of this
district. Our prospects are excelled
The suggested motto of ‘Make
Haste Slowly” for the council cham
ber might be fittingly supplemented
with “Let the Grass Grow.” One goes
with the other, and both are work
And from the action of the big cat
tlemen dominating the oenver as
semblage yesterday, upholding the
Pinchot policies and declaring for
land grabbing, it looks much as if the
friends of the late forester had in
over aealous concern let some cat
out of the bag.
The state assessors very properly
turned down, according to report, a
Job of the telegraph and telephone
companies of the state to have a uni
form low rate adopted for all over
the state. Thus the telephone and
telegraph companies in the towns
would have paid the minimum tax
Justly put on the wire mileage of
the telegraph and telephone com
panies in the deserts, and the as
sessors been cut out of opportunity
to make the companies pay the max
imum for the maximum business and
the minimum expenses of conduct in
cities and towns. The assessors saw
through the job and the majority
had the nerve and honesty to turn
Not in a half decade has .a
opened with the business outlook so
generally auspicious as the year
1910. says Dun's. In January. 1907
there was a tremendous volume of
transactions, but already the clouds
of impending disaster could be seen
on the horiion. In January. 1908.
the crash had arrived, and the busi
ness world was counting the heavy
losses In January, 1909. confidence
nad been in part repaired, but the1
progress toward recovery was very
slow. But in January 1910, the vol
ume of transactions is as large as in
1907. with confidence supreme, and
bo impending disasters casting their
shadows before. Some of the per
plexing issues which contributed to
the crisis of 1907 still remain un
solved. while the question of high
prices has become more acute, but |
It would seem as if business confi
dence were not going to permit these
things to interfere with the further
progress of industry and commerce.!
On absolute merit of resources.:
this camp is assured of a population
of from 3#.000 to 50.006 people
There is no guess work about the
smaller figure. No less population
can handle the work that we will j
have to turn out within the next Are,
yean. The chances are altogether
favorable tor the higher number
within thnt time, Tou will hare
hard work finding anotner locality
in the country able to show you as
•ra and sure a foundation for large
growth in permanent population.'
which will be here and be busy every
day for a longer period than any of
us on the ground today will live to
see the end of. Nor will there be
found anywhere in the country a
more liberal plan for the benefit of
those who wish to invest and build
up with the district than is that af
forded by the Ely Securities Co.,
which puts property within the reach
of every man in the camp It fits
au purses. None are so smalt that
they cannot take advantage, and you
will make a realty or a house invest
ment that rests on the rock of devel
oped resources, the only absolutely
sound and safe foundation for in
MINES AND MINING
NEWS NOTES OF
WEEK IN THE|
iFrom Copper Ore.)
Harold Rice left Tuesday for Salt
Lake and other eastern points.
Chas. Newman, the popular deputy
sherifT in McGill left Saturday for a
week's visit to Salt Lake City.
L. C. McLain of the Clark's Drug
company, was transacting business
in Ely Sunday.
The new jail has been christened
several times in the past week, pay
day being the cause for several sleep
Several of the staff boys are now
occupying the large ranch house
formerly occupied by Supt. Duddle
Clarence Christian Schnack. the
popu'ar manager for the popular
jewler, W. H. Bishop, of Ely, was
talking business with his boss in the
countr seat last Friday.
F. P. DeWilde, electrician under
Engineer Frudenburger left Monday
morning for his home in Calumet,
Michigan, to spend the remainder of
the winter with his parents.
Greek Christmas was observed bv
the Greeks in McGill in a very fitting
manner. Several parties of Ameri
cans visited their coffee house in the!
' evening and enjoyed their singing
and dancing until a late hour.
AJ Levenson of the Leader Cloth
ing store spent last Sunday in Ely
returning on the night train. Al‘s
visits are becoming more frequent
each week. Must be that the matri
monial bee is buuing in the county
J. A. v ram. locomotive engineer in
the employ of the local company re
turned to the district Saturday, after
an absence of five weeks spent on
his fruit farm near Los Angeles. Mr. j
c. ram and wife will reside in Ely
the remainder of the winter.
X- S. Wilson for the past few
weeks with the Copper club, left
Saturday for his home in Stockton.
California. After a short rist in the
California city he will go to Salt
Lake to take charge of one of the
leading theatres in that city.
XIr Wilcox, engineer in charge of
installing the new Nordberg engine
at the power nouse. has appointed
Lee Riser his assistant. Lee is not
a stranger among us. being sort of
a utility man under Xfechanical En
gineer Duncan for several months.
The two Austrians severely In-1
Jured in dynamite explosions the
early part of last month, are report
ed doing nicely at the Steptoe hos
pital in East Ely. They both will
have the sight of one eye regained,
which for a time seemed impossible
owing to the condition of their In-!
Mrt. Clyde Newcomb returned to’
McGill Sunday evening after spend
ing several days in Ely, on account
of the illness of her young daughter
Dorothy Dee. Miss Dorothy con
' traded a severe cold which for a
time threatened pneumonia, she has
entirely recovered and was able to
return with her mother.
Tom Richards and wife returned
vestment of any character. Others
generally bite and lose you your
money, but the deal based on re
sources remains steady and true,
ever advnncing in value and re
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The report oi the Copper Produc
ers' association for December shows
a decrease in stocks of copper in the
I'nited States of 11.237,416 pounds.
The report follows:
Copper on hand January 1, 141,
766,111 pounds, a decrease of 11.
237,416 pounds as compared with
December, Production during De
cember was 117.S2S,655 pounds, a
decrease of 3,789.714 pounds as
compared with November.
Deliveries, domestic and for expojt
in December were 128,066,071
pounds, an increase of 6,941,608
pounds as compared with November.
Of the total deliveries 69,519.501
pounds was for domestic purposes
and 59.546,570 pounds for export.
The association's reports show
that production of copper for the
year 1909 approximated 1,405,409,
056 pounds and the deliveries were
1.385,994.211 pounds, of which 705.
051,551 were domestic and 680,922,
620 were for export.
Saturday evening from a three weeks
visit with relatives in Helena, Mon
tana. Mr. Rionards says they had
the time of their lives, but are glad
to get home once more. The Mon
tana people are an interested in the
doings of this camp according to Mr.
Richards, and that this will be a
great district for scorns time to come
is the general belief.
The most enjoyable event of the
season for those present was a fare
well dinner at the Meptoe Monday
night, given by John Bouse, the suc
cessful Duck t reek contractor, to a
few of his friends. Mr. oouse is a
connoisseur and those seated at the
table as his guest were wined and
dined as kings. Present were:
Messrs. Zeizler,, Watson, Kagner,
Carr, North, As per, Abbott and
F. M. Flemming, formerly employ
ed here in the capacity of machinist
under Engineer Wilcox, returned to
the district Saturday and expects to
accept a similar position with Mr.
Wilcox in a few days. Mr. Flem
ming has been a resident of San
Francisco since leaving here, and
says the cold weather prevailing
there at the present time is felt more
than our cold weather here. T$e
thermometer has not been below f 5
degrees above, but the dampness
makes it more penetrating than otir
own 12 and 15 below.
Tom Romios. a ureek. 20 yeags
old. died In his bunk in the Greek
uarters last Friday night about 11
o'clock. Tom bad been attending
the celebration of the Greek Christ
mas and retired about Id:30. In half
an hour his bed mate tried to awak
en him. but his efforts were useless
Dr. Abbott was summonded and pro
nounced life extinct. Coroner Cart
wright from Ely held an inquest
Saturday morning. The coroner's
jury composed of n. R Collins, Hsc
ry Clinton. Wm. Dempse. . John
Wells E. Htley and Robert Croft; re
turned a verdict that the deceased
came to his death from natural
cause, nis cousins and uncles, the
only relatives living in this country
took charge of the remains.
At the last meeting of the local
lodge of Eagles the following reso
lutions were passed
Steptoe Aerie No. 1*76. Fraternal
Order of Eagles have passed the fol
lowing resolutions on the death of
our beloved brother Michael Dower:
Whereas, we are no more to be
honored with the presence of one we
all respected; one who was a true
member of our order, and ever ready
to lend a helping hand
Re It Resolved, that we. Steptoe
Aerie 1$7$. Fraternal Order of
Eagles take this means of expressing
our most sincere sympathy to his
His spirit has departed to heaven
But his memory we will always
cherish and love.
S G. HOWARD. J. J. uECKER.
Acting Secretary, Worthy President
McGill. Nevada. 1909.
The popular manager of the Am
erican Trading hotel is no longer
among the population of McGill. HU
innumerable friends will no more
hear his genial, good natured,
"Howdy Men and ' Good Morning
Things were always getting better
every minute with old Harp Never
a word of protest, a howl of discen
sion. or railing at fate. Invariably
a boost for every thing and every
body in the great Ely district. In
fact he was a man we don't meet
Regarding his future intentions
nothing definite can be learned: the
supposition current among friends
who are supposed to know, is that he
will show Mrs Harper through the
city of Zion, and then return to as
sume the management of one of the
culinary establishments located be
tween here and the mine. Poesiblv -
the Vienna Cafe in Ely. It being an
understood fact hu ability as a
caterer is beyond dispute.
Should this supposition be correct,
we certainly *tsh him success, and
‘B **v*nding the hill ©f pros perl tv
may you never meet a friend
***■ S. Collins, who has been
under the care of Dr Brock for the
,si't two months has recovered.
EL. WALLACE. M.D.
. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office Hours—2 to 4 p. m.
7 to 8 by appointment.
Office Rooms 20 A 21 Northern Hotel
Expert in Porcelain Dental Art.
Rooms 2 and 3. Northern Hotel, Ely
J^EVIN, BROWN • CO
Pneby Building, Aultman SI.
ELY . . - - NEVADA
T M LOCKHART
Suite 2, Capitol Building.
Ely, Nevada. ,
Office phone No. 81, Residence 105-T
STEPTOE LODGE NO. a*. F. * A. M.
The stated communication of Step
toe Lodge No. 24. F. A. M. will be
held in Nevada Hall. Cherry Creek,
each Tuesday evening on or before
the full of the Moon, at 7:30 o'clock,
p m CHAS. F. PHALAN, \V. M.
JOHN WEARNE. Secretary.
Ely Lodge N0.29.F.&A M
Meets second and last Wednesday
eights of each month at Rackhfll
Shalienbarger Building, 7:30 p. m.
B. W. COLEMAN, W. M.
W. C. GALLAGHER. Secretary.
GEORGE A. WILLIAMS
All kinds, of electrical machinery
furnished and installed. A. C. & D. C.
Armature winding, repairs, etc Mine
and mill work a specialty. Phone
118-Z, East Ely. Nevada.
Have you seen the great
values in Waists and Skirts?
NAYLON & CALLAHAN
Little Store Neat P. O.
Aultman St . Ely Phone Main (1
We give special attention to o«i
line* of Workingmen'* Shoe* and
la re the bent.
Strong as shoes can be made
and all are "UNION MADE."
Rapreranted by this often owar
We make lcss«, bny and sell reaJ
estate, mines and atocka.
HERRICKKERIH INVES T CO.
THE NEVADA MEAT CO.
Keep Constantly or Hand a Com*
plete Line of Choice
PRESH AND SALTED MEATS
Magnason Block. Marry Street
Fish and Game In Season. Phon*
Your Order—Main 41
BECKER BREWING AND
THE FAVORITE REEK THROUGH
OUT THE WEST.
THE MARKS-TAI.BOTT CO.. Agent*.
D. P. Paine. L. C. Mogensen.
PAINE & MOGENSEN
CONTRACTORS AND BUTLDERS
Estimates Cheerfnlly Famished
Boa 22 EAST ELY, NEVADA
K""tn« by the day. week or
month. Furnished housekeeping
rooms and unfurnished Hats.
A Arst-clas* rooming and apart
ment house for family and tran
RICHARDSON « MARKS, Prop*.
G. L. Plummer, Mgr.
Place that order for
Lumber until you get
prices from the
Eccles Lumber Co.
Phone 58 ELY, NEV.
east buy BUSINESS DIRECTORY
C. C. Hanlin, Proprietor.
Rear of Antler Bar.
First Class Short Order Meals.
Best Equipped Bar In Nevada.
1st Door South of Depot.
BANK OF ELY, (Inc.)
Capital, $50,000; Surplus. $25,000
Safety Iteposit Bovs.
Cor. D and 11th. Phone 47-y
ELY LIGHT A POWER COMPANY.
Electricity for Everythin*.
Office Ely Townslte Bid*.
Phone Main 99
MITCHELL A BELFORD.
Attorneys at Law.
Corner D and 11th Phone ll«-k.
ELY CITY PLUMBING CO.
All Kind, of Plumbing Promptly
Done. Fint'CUM Work Guar
anteed. Phone 47-k.
ELY WATER COMPANY.
Office* Ely Townaite On.
Corner Arenue C and 11th Street.
Phone Main SO.
ELY SECURITIES COMPANY.
General Office* Cor. C and 11th.
Ph e Main SO.
FULMER A IVES.
First Established Leade r* in Basin**,
Agents Elf City Lot*,
J. P. JEPPE8EN,
HAY. GRAIN AM) PRODUCE,
Eggs and Poultry,
Phone 10d-Y - East Ely, Nevada
J. W. MEYERS,
Designs, Plan, Specification*, and
Superintendence. Office 834 Ave 9
P. O. Bos 142. East Ely
W. E. McRIE,
Contractor and Builder
12th Street and Avenue C.
EAST ELY . • NEVADA
J. P. RUMBACGH.
Esp ess and Transferring.
Leave Order at Antler, Bar.
First Door South of Depot.
Residence Phone 123-X.
J. F. A H. E. SCHBAVISM
Contractor* and Balkier*.
HE 8TEPTOE HOTEL
Franri* Klein, Mgr.
Finest Hotel n Eastern Nevada.
Cor .K and 11th. Phone 47-*
Prodnce, Hay and Grain
ood Stock Always on Hand
Steam Heal Electric Light* Hot and Cold Water
Headquarter* for Trareiiag Eaouc._
ELY NATIONAL BANK
A. B. WITCHER, Pres. NEIL MUNRO, Cashier
JOHN WEBER, Vke-Pres. L STADTPELD, AssT Cash
INGLtY BLOCK ELY, NEVADA
Get off at East Ely and Stop at
The Steptoe Hotel
Finest Hotel in Eastern Nevada. Handsomest
and best conducted Cafe in the state.
► KA.Nn.N KLEIN,
Formerly of the Palace and Bt.
Francl* Hotel*, San Francleoe.
made btthe CUBAN CIGAR C2.denver.coio
i"3 V? •'T0
On :: r *— **^ -
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\ ' ' The man who
puts an electric
sign before his place of
business is not only Insur
ing his own business in
crease, but is assisting in
the upbuiioing of his
town. Every new sign <
means not only Indl- 4
vidual advancement, it >
means a step forward C
for the whole com- ^
Send for the
ELY LIGHT &
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