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No, 2 THE CENTRAL NEVARAN. PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY DENNIS & ELLSWORTH. TI.IIM* OF ftl UM ItlFTIOM. Cm Year.tb o< $ix Mouth*. H *» It ATI H OF AIIUKTIHIW On? Square, ten Hnca, flr* ntertion. . .83 *■ Each «ub*iqucut iiukirtion. 16' bJ' Oniet* for feutMcrlptinn, A<l»»rt inntt, atri ob Work, will receive prompt AtUsntou. Authorized Agents. C. W. CRANE, 318 Pine Street, Hoorn 89, **n Fraaciaoo, California. L. p. t-LSlIEK. K«*om 21 Merchant'* Ex. hangc, Bui Eretwinco, Cal (iKO. M. M</IT, No*. 42 and 41 J street, baemment), i* our only airent hi th *c city GEO. I*. ROWELL & CO., 10 bpruve etrert. New I'ork City, New kork. CHA8. K MILLER \ CO., No. 2 Tribum Building, Chicago. Illinoi*. The above agent* *re authorize*! to collect moneys lue the Memknskr, take order* foi udverttninif, *olkit «u linen bent and attend to anv other bUMineM for u* tliat mat be connected with HIGH-PRICED SEEDS. $300 Ao Onnr#* for Flower Seeil Outi At 86 a llueliel. In many of the offices around and in the bin Produce Kxeh.inge there are numerous little shallow boxes piled on window sills, tables, and .leaks. The boxes ari' generally filled with corn and wheat and other grain, sample* of the stock* held ill the big elevators and stores along the river fronts and in the fleets of caiiiil boats in the Brooklyn basins. A grain dealer was i mining his hand tin ongh a sample of No. I spring wheat when a johiik man said : "tiiasl .".s gold." "Yes, but unlike other farm pro <hh ts; it is not worth its weight in gold." "Squashes, for instance?" "l’erhaps you would like to know something shout high priced farm products. There is a new variety of oats, ealled the Clydesdale. A meas ured bushel weighs tifty mu- pounds. Wlide they will not retain their full weight in this country, they double the market value of the product of an o.»t field. The enterprising fanner pays $.') a bushel lor Ins seed. There is the new Fife Npriug wheat, which sells for ?.'l a bushel, and the new Myles of field corn known as Chester Mammoth and t iolden Dent sell for about the same. In the matter of garden seeds, tlie farmer must pay prices that make liim squeal. Last year a Newark man brought out what is known as Henderson's white plume cede y. Unlike common celery Jit does not need to bo flunked up to whiten the leaves, and, what is more, these leaves are as much like ostrich feath ers aa anything you can imagine. Puling the American Institute Fair the plants on exhibition were fre quently torn to pieces by guests who used the leaves for buttonhole bou quets. Tlie seeds man who is intro ducing the plant paid $450 for a small truck load of the plants, and lie now sells the seed at $40 a pound. “A new French bean is selling at AO cents a quart. The new Eclipse beet seed sells for $2.50 a pound, while the seed of the new lettuce called the Oak la*af sells lor $2 an ounce. Even a new variety of par sley is high priced, the seed of the style called hmerald selling fur $2 a pound. “You sirraBtirally mentioned tho squash. That was because you didn't know all about squashes. There was a specimen of new squash on exhibi tion in this town lust fall for several weeks that weighed 223 pounds. Its flavor was as excellent as its sice was enormous. The seeds obtained from this big squash sell for 3 cents apiece or $3 an ounce. “But when you want to find farm products that are really worth their weight in gold you must take the flower seeds raised by the farmer’s wife. This year there are a great variety of new flowers. It would be wilder you to name them. These seeds are always sold by the packet, »t from 25 to 50 cents a packet.. That sounds cheap, hut there are new styles in daisies, lady's alippets, petunias ami pansies, the seeds of winch are worth in the market by the ounce ■ sum that will take your breath away. The petunia grandiflora is a sttuiple. It is an exceedingly beauti ful flower. The packages of seeds contain 300 or 400 seeds each,',at the *«ed is an impalpable powder almost., L- *° ^,ln- The package retails at 75 rents, but by the ounce the seed is worth $500. An ounce will make 5.000 packages. You can see what f nn retail price of flower seodc and the retailers profits are from that al element." Slavery In renin. T’omlan elavea are well fed, well clothed and well treated; the people look on them an equate, not inferiora. Co'or in no degradation. They arc not put to hard labor. The law m the. aume practically for them an lor nthere. Mothers are not eeparated Iron# their children or huabaoda from •Ives, They noon become aheorhed w marriage among Pore; ana. SOMETHING NEW TTaci to Which Mllit Rtcet con bo Put. Following tin* recent developments in the usee of dynamite shells in common held cannon charged wilh powder, is a new departing in the manufacture of cannon. !t comes from the apparently endless variety of uses matte of mild, or Bessemer process, steel, and is prohahly tlie most astonishing application yet made of that metal. In lrt.-K), about the time mild steel cami largely into market, the Presi dent of a company manufacturing seamless brass an 1 copper pipe con cluded to try mild steel as a sub stitute in certain diiections for the more expensive brass, copper, and other metals used in his estahlish , Rent. The process of manufacture was simple. A plate of metal was place t over a dio and a mandrel fcci-d th ■ plate into it just as a lady might place a piece m tissue paper ove- her thimble and then force if in with her linger. The inandie would force the metal into a shape like a deep bowl, with sides o< unborn I thickness. By repeating tics process with other dies and mandrels by i draulic presses being used to shove | the mandrel through the di», the I piste of steel eventually becalm a steel tube of uniform thickness and perfect liore and circumference. The steel was found to wo k as easily as ! the brass or copper, and no change of tools was necessary. As steel was cheaper than copper, the advantage of sub liliring diawui H'eel seamless tubes for brass or cop per ones vras manifest. But the sav ing in price was altogether the small est gain. To the astonishment of those engaged in the experiment, the steel was found to have radically changeo its cnaraeter in tnc pro -.'.-**. It went into the nmcliino unit and pliable. It eatne out, although d awn : robl, a beautifully tempered spring. ! If a tube was compressed, it would instantly resume its shape when the pressure was temoved. If sttu< k with a hammer it rang like a hell, while tests of the increased strength of the metal showed a change that was wonderful. To lullv test its strength a boiler of the size and style used beside every ranee in New York flats was made f-otn the steel hv this process, lhe metal ot I he boiler was drawn out to a '.hiekness of about one thirtieth of an inch, an I it then stood a pressure of tid) pounds to the square inch, giving way when that limit was passed. After this and olher tests the ex perimenters began to won let why a gun barrel could not he u. o of sleel by this process that wot • , . uper ior to any other. They lir.-t m ole a tube of six incites bore an.I ha f an inch thickness of metal. 'Ibis tt is drawn cold. Then another was mu Is of the same thickness of ineta1 , n 1 of a bore that would permit it b he shoved over the Ihst one by the by , dranlic |tress when it was waimed, ( the first remaining cold. A tlii d was then drawn over the two, an I thus was completed a cannon. It was 1 found that it would stand a water pressure of 7a,Ok) pounds to tlcj square inch. This cannon lias Wen sent to Sunday Hook, and theollicers of the artille y corps will try to but at it by the usual tests applied to new cannon. They have tie tore them the astonishing spectacle of a gun ih.it will throw a solid shot weighing 100 pounds, Hitliouirli t|ie inctul is only one inch and a half thick around the powder. To people accustomed to ' seeing the common cannon, enor mously thick pI the breach, it will seem incredible that an inch and a 1 half of this metal will aetve the pur pose better. It is well known that one cause of the high price of illuminating pas to the consumer is the (treat quantity lost by leakage through the cast iron pipes used. In Pittsburgh it was found that this leakage of the natural gas was so great that serious and fa tal explosions occurred. Every foot l of the cust-i'on mains there has in consequence been ordered out. The great size of 11.chore needed prevent ed the use of lap welded wiouglit iron pipe, and the seamless pipe of paper thickness will be used, its great density being proof against any leak age of gas or liquid under any press ure. '1 he tendency to corrode even under ground is very small, hut this objection to steel will 1st wholly ob viated by coatings either of tin or aluminium bronze within and with j nut. The steel pipe is not only bet I ter, but cheaper. Milk cans are being made of the new steel tubing. The bottom is an eighth of an inch thick, and the sides about one fourth of an inch. The hanging of the most vigorous Yan kee cheese maker or of the most ret k less brakeman on a milk train can not dent them or seriously injure them. The experimenters have also turned their attention to clock springs, and they have found that the new process not only makes a cheaper, but a su perior quality of spiine. Just what chunge the metal undergoes in this process of drawing has not been rio ter mined. That it becomes fibrous is plain. Iron drawn out into wire become ' fibrous also, but it does not become a tempered spring.—[Balti more American._ “Is Mrs. Blank a very cold wo man?” "I don't know ; whv do you csk "Oh, because she always li.is a o' see’ air ularul her.” Our Trlejilionr Girl. Thor** was a sort of languor Ft"'d ing over the Foul of the teleglmne girl. The sun shone warmly ilown I upon tli ■ eirlli, anil she was sitting near a win.low husking in its genial ravs an.I reveling in the delirious reveries incident to an attack of sp. mg fever, while the p.triui • of the exchange were doing their best to get her attention. “Oil, that ther' were nostirh thing as wo k,” she sighed. “How lud and aimless is a worn in'* life! N' \v, if I wer a m m, I would hie me away to the Wild and reckless west an i kick up su.-li a muss a * 'si* staid oil world Inis never known. Oh! don’t 1 wish I was a man! Ah, well! I am only a poor, miserable. jilte I telephone girl, ami that seitles n, hut I tell yo i. 'iillie, we have mil i fun or'cusionully in sp le of our lieing a woman, do t't we, now" Oi eoursj we do, an I we are going to hav* *.>mo more. ’ pin* o ten hold* sti.-li cu vernations with he ed , and wo.* ti the lello'.v that gives li *r the oppor tunity to get m her work after one of these sp lls. Hie lei-n e v resum'd hnsiness, and soon had the rim of a du/.eii conversations. When 047 ca led, sh • wa< prompt in leplving: “Hello:” “Hello! central station, give me 414 please.” “Here it is!” “Hello, Jones'” “ll.-llo : Who is it ?” “Alfred Winekettle, tho editor of the Wttkhj Ou cnj." “Hello, All., what do you want?” “Why, I’m going to he married Monday evening an I I w mt you to bring your girl down to the bride's resi.l lire and stand a.; my li. st man.” "Why, All, you surp i*e in *. Who in the dene* are you go.ng to marry ?" “Samantha I’illjg i‘gle.” The devil you say!” "tertainlv I am. Why not. p-av?” Are von acquainted with li *r" “ \V I I *li mid think I hoi ‘‘Well. I hi.I not know cm know her, an I nine;* you ilo, t am wondrr fiillv stirpiIsed that you .tie going to ui.ir y lie".” “kVhv. is time anyth ng wrong with her ?” II tie' m.ili' iott i tele phone girl --.itched on a ill in woo wiigivi g bis lawyer tic1 lads on "I m irrie I h r n tie years ago. .in I whieli to lin i* an appicutiou for a divorce, an I the leply Winekettle liOt was ti t follows : we have ,our hoys all ! two girls. Last eep einlier she i-»tt ire* an I ran away with a Chicago ilr mini -r, an I I • il> 1 n if know \vh l ha l lucerne of lie until a:hi it a mo th ajto wh -*n I hear I she h el iettiMi I to the city ami was living at her fathers house. ” tl»w A ’in* l mi hi•'i* »«#,<• « ruHfy upon it SpecuUtur. A man entereil the hank th'- other ’ ly .mi said li - had a million dollars liiieli lie desired to place on deposit; hat the money was coming to him liom Kentucky, wlieie he had it in vested, lint as the p.rties who had I lie money had no linthor use for it aid declined to nay in'enst, he wished to i I.n-e it am deposit, as he only wauled to use one hund ed ®hou sa id for himself at p e.sent. The m m ta ked n a husiness like way. h u it only ; 10K a moment tor Alaj liar mg ton, the cashier ol the bank, to dis cover that the man was nnbalanced, lie told him that they were not pre pared to receive and become respon s.hie lor so large a sum of monev. “Well, what can 1 do with it?" asked the man. The cashier told him to scatter it through the country; that there was a g oat demand lor money, and it could readily be loaned. After a moment's rellection the man conclude I he would do that. Un inquiry it has develo|s;d that the man was a tarm.ir in Crescent Town ship who hail invested extensive y in lottery tickets, and the hoys l a ning of this tact, took advantage of h s weakn -as, and wiote him letters in fo, tiling him of his good luck in drawing a jormne, inclosing bogus checks and drafts, wliiclt lie exhibit ed nt the bank. Tliii seems to have completely unsettled his mind, and he now imagines himself a mil lionaire. The hoys who thought only to plav a joke, have indeed made a serious business ol it. nod the triends ot tue unfortunate victim attiibute to them tue rati sjo^^ahoralion. nuinrini ff nriivr, Phe stood on the front steps easing tit theecli|>-e through a liit of smoked glass, and the old fellow stopped his team at the cuiletone and stood up in liis wagon anil gazed all around in scan h of the a'traetion. Discerning nothing unusual lie called out : "What is it, uiaim—what’s the riot"” “The eclipse," she answered. "Whar is it?” “On tlie sun.” “Y-e s. does seem a little dim up thar,” he said after a long squint, 'hut l.or’-a-ma'-sy, it's nothin’ fur grown folks to waste their fine over! if you want to see sunthin' better— ointhin’ real excitin’—come out hum with me. I’ve got a five-leggeil calf, i two headed chicken and an oak nee as was siittck hy lightnln', and '.on kin see 'em all without a glass ■ if have a blind d neer on ton of ’em nrmUhin’. ’(.’linse of the sun, eh' Well, now, how hlt'e it docs take to lip si me folks off their balance 1” A bony fi*‘d a' reement—A fish bargain.—[blocklou Mevirick. SUCKED I.\T, Tlio "Old Mrni'i'' First Sensation of LUe In Flmlda.** When I threw up the curtain my first morning in Jacksonville, un i looked out into the paik in front of till! hotel and saw green tr !«*•* of nil kinds, orange trees fili al with ripa, yellow f nit, shade trees ont-idc tlio wiiks w ith o -umriM on, and Indies with para«o's, I began to look around for the South Toll*. It wns un en chanting si.dit for u in in right fresh f oin a sleigh itde in Milwaukee, and 1 not out into neotipleof pants pretty quirk and went out to w.i"ow in ail this ver hire. I wanted to go and io'.I in the grass. I went dow n '(airs without waiting tor an/ elevator, iushedtliron.il the ohim, fo getting all about bre.ikf.it, an i began to walk it: tout the park and the town. The oranges didn't look right to ma. I couldn't see how they eo ihl grow there in the streets, right within reach of evj y little nigger coon in town, without being sto on. In the No tli, the sourest crahapple that ever broke a man’s jaw or pneko • I up a pretty mouth would no: be safe I a moment as expose I as those I orung 'H were, and I could not lielicve . tha* liovs in the South were more honest than hovs in the North. Then ! 1 tot to ttnnkiii'4, ii'iiI ni.olo np iny m ini that tin* or.lilies were tied i>n the tree* with pieces oi ni e, and wee intended to deceive Northern people. 1 thnii-ht it was a tiiian de ception, and 1 mule up mv mind to expose it to the world, i nuked a colore I in in if there was any objec tion to a man picking an orange, and he said lie re koned not. So I 'cached up and irot hold o. on.) rn I picked it. I looked for the wire atrins, hut it was ai'tua ly a growhv.; oratwe, and I had more faith in Fh rida than ever. 1 alia I a'wavs b-lievo that the col or'd man smil 'd when he aaw me take out my knife and cut a piece out of that oru n;re. Any wav, lm turned his hack when i started the piece of or.hi towards mv month. Many of my leaders will rememh-r iny mouth as it was when 1 live 1 at the North. It was a p ettv d 'cent ao t of a mouth to .stub i o i l 1 horn ■ w th. A plain, every day ro t of a hoe. with teeth and toil-rue and lips, when I took that, piece of oran re in. Ve tiod.s! The oranire was as much aourer than vineg'r as v.n'riir is aoiirer thanlionev. And hitler ’* A’oes an I i hnh.irh and quiniim combine 1 \\ ild h- m ila sse.s It -side that orange. My lips b-ran lo curl up ami d aw around un l»r my left oar, mv teeth h 'i ame lone and ratt'e I around like d ee in a dice-box, and my ton-rue clove to Hie’oof of my mouth. One eye opened so wid ■ that the evehall lo iki I like the face oi i a x shil in luili'a cy watch, an 1 th- other closed spa unodic..l'y and winked ao a colore 1 mi hi • ill who thmi-ht I was winking at tier cot oT -• t>eneh and hauled the baby war .i a .iv, and th • 1' itiy cried as thovrha pin was sti I.in- in it. on account ol tii > expression on my face. 1 reached around to my pistol pocket lor a haii'lkerch'ef to cover mv face until 1 could unscrew my month and iret it buck in front of in \ and the col- | ored in intlmii.-lit I u is coin- to draw a pistol, and ata ted off on a run. Well, if I bad a picture of my face when I took a mo ithfnl oi th it orange, they could sell them by the thousand in dime museums as the wild man of Borneo. And th it is the reason oranges a e safe growing in the streets. They are too amir to eat. and a hov w II not steal anything lie cannotea*.— [Peek's Sun. Tltr I in »«■«* Vemlor. firm'* years ngo when 1 lir*=t paw him lie hail a number of miail plas ter hirsts of a smiling child's face. Tiie workmanship was much he'ter than the ord nary character of smdi a tides, and the face was ropea'ed with sufficient faitluu’ness on half a dozen busts to show that they were all copies of some model. "Are these likenesses of any child or mere fancy heath?" was asked of the image vendor. "Kot ces mv littlo girl Tita,” said he, and he laughed and showed a set of wondeifully white and pcr.'ect teeth. “Does it look like her?" "t)h, vees,’’ he exc'auned, with an earnest p otest in h!s tone against the imputation that his art was filthy. A few days ago I saw the same ntnn with a basketful of small cads on his arm. Stopping lion from idie cniinsity, one of the heads was taken from the basket an 1 examined. It was Tita again, just as she had been years ago—the same smiling, happy cli hi-like fa. e. "You still copy your daughter's face as it used to he?" said the writer. The man looked surprised, and then his lace clouded. "You told me once long ago that 1 this wa< your little girl Tita, whose face you modeled. Has slm not changed, and does she not look older?" He took o(T his tattered hat. and his voice trembled as lie answered: "Tita ees dea I, but 1 see Iter face in 7e clouds, signor. She ees dead, and no change.” \l I»lr. A cow hoy gives three reasons why lu y v car their hair Ion —t is ha d o jet it cut on tic pains, it keeps lieu ears warm in the wii.ler. and it .cakes liit Indiana tlriuk they tun bm vo. THE NEVADA HOTEL Front St., South of Railroad, BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NEV., V .1 T.S. A. ALTEKEUrC, I’nor. Tile Tahla is always supplied with tin I'ti-t tho market utfords, and al p.iius are taken to Cater to tho com tort of pairoiis. SINGLE MEALS, 25 cts. MEAL TICKETS, Good for Twenty One Meals, $5.25. I'XA share of the public pttrocatre li respect (till, mu 1 idled. SPRING STOCK NEW GOODS I JUST OPENED AT ft. D. LEMAIRE’S TWO-STORY NEW BRICK. CON* TOTING (7 EVERYTHIN 1 TO I E in a Oc.u-rai Merch&ndist bton.. JELLING AT BECU3ED PRICES. NEW GOODS! LOW PRICES!! Our ccodn are not shelf-ivurn. They are (Knot from Iinnorter's hands, consisting of ’LOTH1NO, BOOTS AND SHOES, HATS AND CAPS Mining In p'emcnts, HARDWARE CROCKERY. CLASSWARE (JEMS’ FDI1SHIIG GOODS. GROCERIES PROVISIONS, DRY GOODS, ATCTIOIKTS &G EXAMINE AND YO'J WILL PURCHASE STB. We know you on bo pleased Business permanently locutedj Remember the Place! ua.24-ti Obtained for moderate fees. Send model or drawing, we »ill advise fite of charge;and Mark No Ciiakuk un less We obtain f'utent. For cnculars, terms, and references to actual Clients in Jour ow n State in county, address t’. A. SNOW & CO., Opposite Patent Otlice, WasLiiigiou, D. C. RAILBOAD MEAT MARKET, DRINSCE2T BROS., rnormrroES. Having rented this old itand, wear Uuir jtv]>arpd to furuinh tin* public with first-clua BEEF, PORK, VEAL, CORNED EEEFJ MUTTON, Which will be sold at the lowest p siblo rates. The patronage of the public is respect fully solicited. iimrs SPECIFIC, .... FOR.... NERVOUS DEBILITY, Seminal Weakness, Impoteney, Phys ical Debility, Loss oj Manly Vig or, Lie mature Exhaustion. l SD TIIE MANY EVIL A.N'II GLOOMY p\ consequences of early indiscretion. Tills i.comparable (ireat Knifliidi Htined . has already thieved a world-wide reputation, it in infalil e in n utor.iiK loet vigor, whether from impru ente, eit kries*, or old sure, t or sale by all piincipie Druggists , ark for ; take nootiitr; if not on sale, send di*eet to uh; will be united, ».*iim 1) sea.od with full lirertions on receipt of money. £dT Price, ijil per Package, or Six Paekii»e» for $5. S iffioient to cure most cases. Address Wheeler & Co., NEW YOKE CITY, N. A J, D. PARK. Y<3ENT FOH THE LIVER°00L & LONDON AND GLOBE FIRE INSURANCE CO., -ANL> THE TRAVELER'S LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY. UNION BREWERY SALOOlsT, Main 1‘t/eet, . Battle Mountain. Nevada M. J, STAHL, Proprietor. rruiR bar is supplied with the L tines* brands o( BEER for sale at 25 cents a bottle. A NEW riUEO.VIIOLK TABLE l!\? Just been a 1 led to the furniture of the ca loon fur me 4.ua»#.u«in of Customers. Jald Chong Sing & Co., -DEALERS IN CHINESE ME.1CHANDIS -and Contractors for China Laboi. BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NEV. Job Printing of every de*cri|ttiun will be lu.itly w.id promptly executed it this utlLe.