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* ? ?J SEKt.-Y ? M DEPENDENT. J. \V. I'KTTY M. D I'll YSiCI AN AMI ? M'KDKOX. \VKliLs. NKi ? ??.\. (FROM S \ l'Uitl>AY*S l).\ILY.| Srll.MAU(JXl)l William Smiley is down from Slarr Valley to-day About $2,000,000 in gold started across the Atlantic to-day. Assessor Kggcrs and Ueeorder liil key returned from Winneinucea this morning. John ('rait;, who murdered his wife and her father and mother iu I?s Angeles two years ago. was hanged ?t FoIboiii yesterday. \V. T. Smith eatue up from Suu Francisco yesterday. Ifo wna uccoui |i:mied I ? v Mia* Kthel who will spend her vacation here. Fish CouimisMc.uer 1 Joyce hau closed the hatehery here and will leave for Canton to night, lie has planted ft' 0,000 you ni; tinh iu tho hi reams of the Knstcru part of the State so far this year. Rev. .\ Woody, brother of Mrs. W. T. Crane, of South Fork, arrived from Cottonwood, California, v cater day. Tho Rev. gentleman is an ?a,<;n gelist of the Wetdeynn Methodist eliiirch and inlends to remain in this section about three mouths. Kdgnr Reinhart, (iraud Master, mid this scribe will leave for Kcuo to-mor row to attend t he C rand Encampment which meets Monday. 'J'hey will re main through the session of the (irund Lodge and will use their best endeavors to got both grand bodies to meet here next year. District Attorney I tar lies yester day moved to dismiss the ease of Assessor Sioho. The motion was op posed by Chime u ho said that Harnes had refused to prosecute the case from personal reasons. .Indue Wal lace took the motion uniler advise ment. The Carson Appeal says it is gciior till) supjMised that Win. Zirn had a goou deal of gold hidden near his claim and a search will lie made for it. It is also reported that he had made other important discoveries which he never showed up. lie owned -1 0.000 shores in ttie Sctiulz-Zirn mine, his partner Scliulz owning I'lO.OOO. lie has one 1 1 rot her living who will inherit iiis iijU-ri>t in the mine. An cvcjiiingu calls attention to the fact that this year the Democratic party is loo years old. It began bnsi in IT',*!, and has outlived many opposing organizations. The federals and whig* managed four timrs to car ry the presidential eleetiiiu, holding that otlieo for sixteen years. TJie Re. pilblii'iui party has seven times elect ed its president. Tho Democratic part) lies earned the country fourteen times in presidential contests. I'm some time the farmers iu the northeastern part of this valley and in Spanish Spring valley Imve boon losing horses, says the Reno Journal. It was siiHpicioncd that a gang of horse thieves was getting in their ?Wi;rk, but no positive evidence was secured until a few days ago, when two of the pint; approached F. l<ein iiinu aud wanted to trade for or pur chase a certain horse. 'Jim trade wiw not consummated and a day or two jifterwurd the horse disappeared and ?vas found later at Willow Springs. In compariiti; notes and looking over their stock Cltris Dixon missed three, i'at Flnnnigaii sjj, Jemi lilaisdell one or two, I'at Kelly one and l/'in moil one. ( Mhers have nussed their animals and it is thought that from '2*~> lo :j0 horses have been slolen. A gang of which (>. (jray and Mc I lit) re. now in jaij, anil Jessie Javksou Mere leaders, is suspected and a posse of half a dozen men started out Wed nesday to run down the thieves if possible. If they are caught it will go haul with them, for tlicy have wor ried the farmers until patience has ceased to oe a virtue. A St. Louis dispatch of the I'Jth says that Thus. C. I'latt, the New S'ork boss, has declared his intention .of polling the eonvciitiou if tho Mu K in l%v* coiitestiiiitii from New York are ue(\WI- I he McKinley moil say that thin /Wily a blulf on the part of i'latt. IMuU iw>f the McKmley men on the National < 'h/>?|)iittcH are riding o;ugh -shod over everything and that illie only <|iu*Htiou considered by the .commit /ec is. whether or not the cijn? (t/'staiilH will vide (or McKinley. Mor (,> li'n name wjJJ be presented to the svjii venlion and voted for. The sonti ttwi) t iu favor of a gold |>lank in the l/JUdlorm is growing. Fricjids of Speaker Heed nay Unit they will e/mlinue iu the light to the end. Reed's nnsil intimate friends are indignant at Mauley's action and say it will demoralize the light for a straight gold plank. > Reno Tribune: Superintendent II. C Cutting has gone lo IJerkley lo bring homo six Nevada children, kept by ;hn California State school for the d<*nf| dumb and blind. They will be returned to the school again after the summer vacation in over. Three of the children uic from Storey and three from Nye couiiticH. Due swallow docii not mnkv Hpiiou, 'Ian one swallow of One Minute Cntigli' Cure brings relief. For wile bv M, II. Miller. [FROM MONDAY S DAILY.) SAIiMAGUNDI. ?I. M. llors??\ <>f Fort Halleek win town (o-ibty. K. M. Ituuiii. <>f I'nliMitc, was in town yestenlny. Fish Commissioner Uoyce left Sat- ' nr. lay night for Carson. Miks Louise Adams resumed her j position in the high school thia morn ing. A society journal of late date says wide wedding rings ure not consider ed in good form Webster Patterson and family went out to J. M. Dorsey's ranch near Fort I lalleck this morning. Tlio Reno Tribune save a Justice of the Peace in Washoe county lately granted a woman a divorce. .). S. Gardner returned from Win uctnuccu lust night. Mrs. Gardner remained there to visit tier daughters. With the aid of two or three white hoys the Irdian nine l>eat the Wads worth bane ball nine proper the other evening. Ytfptcrduy was the ll'Jth anniver sary of the adoption by Congress of the stars and stripes as our national emblem. A Reno thief who stole six chickens one night wont back the next and took a sack of wheat with which to feed them. Mr. .las. Holland, of North Fork came down yesterday and will leave for Ogden this evening. Wond^ what's up? Don't throw your rubbish in the street. It given the town a bud ap pearance. and besides yon are liable to pay the doctor for 'it. Kdgur Rein hart, (irand Master of the 1. O. O. F. of Nevada, and W. \V. Uooher left on No. 4 yesterday for Reno to attend the (irand Lodge. The timber wealth of the United States gives a yearly product of over a billion dollars, or more than twice the value of the entire output of all the mines. "When a man really loves his neigh bor as himself it generally turns out that the neighbor is u pretty giri"- - says a sacreligious paper. And yet it seems natural. A woman of respectable New York connections has been living us a man for fourteen years in Helena. Mon tana. She went by the name of Fred Rollins and was engaged in the oil business. When we are children, we brag about our |>arcnts. When we get to be young men and young women, wit brag about ourselves. When we Is* come older, we brag about our chil dren. Reno Journal:? Thieves entered the Asylum grounds night before last and stole several hundred cabbage plants. The gardener discovered the theft yesterday upon going to his hot beds preparatory to setting out the plants. Ill one of the principal towns of Kansas a war between the under takers has brought the prim of Collins down to 81 18, at which price il is cheaper to die than to live and there are plenty of persons iu Kansas who ought to avail themselves of the op portunity. "doing the whole hog" was original ly a piece of butcher's slang. In the Colonial days of America purchasers would frequently buy a whole hog. to be cut up at home; hence thu butcher would ask if the customer meant to go tho whole hog or wanted only a part. Tho Anaconda Recorder says a Hutte miner won the Srin Francisco Kxaniiner prize, receiving his weight in silver. He stripped and weighed iu nt 141 pounds. He received au order on the Anaconda company for 111 pounds of silver bullion, worth about ^1^500. A cup of hot wafer taken the llrst thing in tho morning will often prcr vent a billions attack Hoi water ils a beverage is exceedingly wholesome, especially wlgui llw digestive organs are weak. It should be taken before each meal as well as after. A half teiiHpoonful of lctuo:vjuicc makes it palatable. We regret very much to note that Mr. J. A. Mcliride, notice of whose illness was made last week, is very much worse to-day. Tho disease Ims developed into typhoid fever and Mr. Mcllrido is in a critical condition. Along with his friends, who are le gion. wo hope and trust that the fe ver will bo broken and that lie will soon recover. W ft. Ilillman and DanOill, ofTus curora, wlu> Ijaycberii in attendance at the (irand Lodge of Knights of Pythias al Witiiiemuccn, arrived Hat, unlay evening and departed yester day for llieir homes on the upper levels. Mr. Call and Mr. Ilillmaii both soeiilc very highly of the treat ment they received at tho hands of their Winneiiiuiicn brethren, and said their trip will long remain a green spot in their memories. Virginia, Carson, Reno, Klko, mid! several other places iu the Stale nr? making preparations for the proper observance of the Fourth of July. l>oes Kureka intend celebrating? If so, it in about time to move iu 'the matter. Ktircka Sentinel. "One must go away from home to hear the news." This is the llrst time we have known j that "Klkois making preparations for i the prpper observance of the Fourth of .Jul/." We are sorry that we are obliged b/ nyutr/fdji'l the report, but such Is the came. Highest of all in Leavening Power. ? Latest U. S. Gov't Report. ABSOLUTELY PURE (FROM TUESDAY'S I>A1LV.| iAIiMAOONDI. J. \V. l'ui lt wiih up from Carlin last night. This luiR been a wry warm, oppress- i ivo day. j Qeu. It. M. Clarke came up from | Carson this morning. Mr. McBride in wiiortrd an slightly improved to-day. J. II. liradloy and Mrs. L. L Hruil !ey came down from Dit'lli to-day. Judge Talbot returned from the western part of the State last night. Mosquitos and gnats have put in an appearance and are making things lively. MisH llattie Riddle departed for Ta ouiiih. Washington, no No. 1 to-. lay. to he absent Home time. I'liore is only one kind of vegetuhle that grown all the year rouud and Hint is the newepapei heat . Tourists are Hocking to Lake Ta hoe and other mountain resorts in the western part of the State. Tho Mureur M urciiry, reports thai two dogs fell into an unused shaft ami were taken out alive thirty days later. The K.-T.-M. Co. have been very husv for the past few days setting up mowing machines, rakes, and other fanning machinery. A dispatch from Keno received just as we were going to press says that the next I.O. (). I''. Grand hidce will meet in Klko. Good! Two new scholarships will he of fered for university studentr. next year. .1. C. Stubbs has offeted one of $10(1, and the Alumni association ?.*>0 for the Freshman class alone. .Miss Middleiuiss. who was stationed here as night operator prior to the late strike, arrived from Kelton, Utah, last niuht to relieve \V. It. Mayer, who has been grante I .? thirty ilays vacation. Itelul the now ail of the K.-T. M.Co. elsewhere on this pave and note it down in your memory Hint you can yet tho must gi??ls for the least money by going to the K.-T. M . Co. Their ?????? dollar is revolutionizing things. Kx: ?I'd like to l>e a printer and with the printer stand, green ink up on my forehead and benzine in my hands; anil when the mail subscriber comes in to kick and mar. I'd like to Ntao him with the towel that stands against the door. An exchupge got into serious trouble last week by ommitting two capital letters from the fi. Mowing in teresting item: "John I>iwis,a |m>iiu lnr young man of this community, and Miss Ida .loncs. a long hollow school teacher, were married last | week . * A romantic young lady who was j dragged out of a pond into which she had fallen, on coming round declared that she would marry her preserver. "That is impossible." said a yourg man. "Is he then already married?" she inquired. "No" said he, "he is a Newfoundland dog." ? Kx. According to the reports of a New York paper monkeys are being put to work in the mines in the Transvaal country twenty-four monkeys doing the work of seven men. They gather the small pieces of quart/ and put them in lieap;?; their sharp eyes de tect the small pieces of gold hearing quart/., which the ordinary workman would pass over. Mrs. >1. II. Thomas attempted to drown herself and eleven year old child in the Trnckee river at Keno Sunday evening. She had some trouble with here husband, iini| gath ering the child in her arms went to tlm river ami jumped in, Kd. Mar her who wiih near the spot saw the woman and child floating in the water, and re moving his coat and vest, jumped in and rescued thoin. Clilltl Urn tviinl. From Mr. Darl, the driver of 11m TiiHcarora stage, we learn that tlu little eighteen months' old hoy of Mr. and Mrs. George Fairchild of Tnsca rora was drowned Sunday. From j what we can learn, the family wore at tho ranch near Tiwearora and. in some unaccountable manner, the little boy got out of the house and fell into a pond of water two or three feet iu depth which was near the house. Tho j child's ahotiuce was noon discovered j and upon searching the premises the ' little fellow was discovered ii. the ta- t ter. When resetted, life wiih not ex- ( tinct and a doctor was sent for. I A It h aigh everything possible was done, the lit lie fellow was beyon I i restoring and soon paitc.d away. J')(o funeral took place yesterday 1 and waa laigel) atiei.de I. The sym- ? path) of the entire eo liiuiltiily in ex- ! tended to Mr. and Mrs. l''Hirehtlil iu their time of mu row caused l>> the loss of their child. ? ? i % orn el. Teaelu r (to rrlass) Why is proems filiation called the thief of time? Hoy (at foot of clasa) Heeiiitw it takes a person so lougtosiiy it. Har lem Life. I FllOM WKDNKSDAY'S DAILY.] I ! President Clctvlmul 1ms gone lipli , nik' ukuiii. B. C. McClelluu came down from i Wells on last night's train. i We are pleased to note that Mr. ! McBriilr is somewhat belter to-day. Fred Hoiuken and family came in from their home iu Lamoille to-day. The California Democratic State j Convention met at Sacramento yets- ! i terday. desse Snider, formerly a resident j of Klko. lint now <>f Tusenrora. came i down hllst night. Krndl Tidier. wi:o has been attend ing school (jj)Saii Francisco, returned : home last night. Itoss Wright, who has been in town for Koine time prist, went ii|> to Hal leek this morning. .1. D. lirudlev, superintendent of tiie Promontory L iudifc (Tattle Co.. ar- 1 rived on No. I to-day. A otic-legged athlete gave a per lor malice on the street last night aud ? I row unite a crowd. .Mrs. < ieorge Kussel and two duugh ters. Misses Lida and Margaret, ar- ! rived from liciio last night. (!. W. S pence, a prominent mining man of Spriieemont. came down \es terday and returned this morning, The St. Louis convention adjourned this afternoon till to-morrow at Id a. m without making any nomina tions. Kern county. California, people are startling their neighbors and them selvers with glowing accounts of dis coveries of gold. ' It Lssaiil that the poison from tlie bite of a mad dog may be neutralized by washing the wound us soon as pos sible iu warm vinegar and water, aud dropping a little muriatic acid into the wound.* Governor U. Sadler yesterday in formed the Heuo Gazette that he had just received a telegram informing him that he had won Ins case iu the Supremo Court aud will draw the ( ioveruor h salary. \ \ I! lira! inn. l'he sa<l news reached here last evening that t ieorge Fairchild, second son of < >. L. C. Kairchilil, of Tuseu rora had died at that place Monday night. For the past year or two George had been unwell and was sup |hisci1 to be Hiitlering with asthma or consumption. Since about the lirst of May he had been confined to his lied and needed constant attention. Last Sunday his little eighteen mouths' old boy was drowned, notice of the sad event being made iu these columns yesterday, and it is thought that the shock was too much for him, us from time he grew rappidly worse aud Monday night the summons which relieved him from ail eulTeriiig and earthly carts came to the already j grief-st rickcn household. As near as we ??an ascertain he was ? born iu Austin. Nevada. and wius about 1 i"> or 'Jti years of age. Georgo was ai printer by trade, having worked on the Tiiucs-Keview (or several .Vears and during the last session of the leg islnturc held ea -ch in the State Print ing Ollico. lie was a sober, indus* trious, good hearted young man and was considered one of the most rapid compositors iu the State. Ife had been married hut a little over two years and leaves u heart* broken wife, father, mother sister aud brother to mourn his loss to whom the sincorcst sympathy of the entire peo ple of Klko county is extended. May lie who watches over aud guards us all console aud pour balm over the wounded henrl* mid prepare them (or the meeting witli (heir beloved hus band, sou and brother in the great hereafter. Poor George! Litttlodid he think when proudly he led his bride to the altar such a sliott time ago, that tliei Angel of Death was so near aud j would soon chum him and sever the ties which bound liiiu to his dear ones : and associates forever. The |toor, heart-broken wife ard ' mother htm a double burden to bear ami no words of s) in pat by that can tie uttered by any earthly being would sutliee to south and console her | iu her great iitlliction. Let the spir j its of her darling child aud husband ' which have gone before her, tie a shilling star iu heaven's lirintiiueiit to | guide her safely, that in the end she tuny once more tqiicli the hands now cold in death and hear the hushed voices ol her loved ones. Constipation f'auscj tin It ttif *leklicM in Hi" world. IV retain* tlm dlne*ted (noil too loii|> Initio turn ed* and produce* tillloiunei*, torpid liver, Hood's Pitts IndlKcMloii, con ted toiiRlie, *lek headache, etc. Itood'* t'ltl* euro constipation and nit It* re*nlt.*, oa*lly and thoroughly. in cent*. Th?onlfiilll? to t*ke wlili Itonl'i M*r?ii|<*rllla (FROM THURSDAY'S DAILY.l L_ SAIiMACON'ltl. Mr. Meltridc is improv ing. ( J|UJ to hear it. I lie Silver Slate -;i_\ s 1 1 u* costs in the water t<uii of ItlihN w. Dunpliy et ill, uiuoitnt to W. W. Booker returned from the Grand Lodge this morning. Edgur Reinlinrt ami Mr. Russell will l?o along to-night. Main McCain in down from Hal leck. I|j> nays if the |>cnplc of Hum ls>ldt county dou't come mid take away the surplus water pretty quick, they must bo good, law-abiding citi zens hereafter to get any at all. Reno Gazette: ? Tito City of Johns town, Pa., which was overwhelmed by the waters of a broken dam May ."tl. 18S9. engulfing several thousand pco ple, is now a handsome and thriving place ..f 10.000 inhabitants, luiV.uK ixliled 10.000 to its population since that calamity. .) ?Iiustowu lost 7 per cent of its citizens in the racing tor rent. yet it is now the most prosperous city of its size in the state. American pluck lias always bee. i found equal to every emergency. I lie lirst kiss! Can .:nything equal it. A girl writes her experience to the Georgia Cracker: She is sweet sixteen, and she says the lirst time her sweetheart kissed her it made her feel like a tub of butter swim ming in honey. cologne, nutmeg, and i r.iulierrii s. as though ?'omcthing ran down her nerves on feet of diamonds, escorted by several cupids in chariots drawn by angels shaded with honey suckle. and the whole S|?read with melted rainbow. E. I). Kelley, alitor of the Reno , Journal, and II. I,. Beck, one of Reno's most prominent citizens, were arrested last evening on a charge of criminal libel. The warrants were sworn outjiy p. |i. Xorcrojs, District Attorney of Washoe county. In Wednesday's issue of the journal j there appeared a communication, 1 signed by Reck, charging Xorcross with falsifying the minutes of a meet ing of the Commissioners of Washoe county held on May, 'Jit. 1SU1. Kelloy was arrested as he left the Grand Lodge rooni last evening. ? ? ? M nycr? Tri|>lH|t. A very quiet wedding took place at I the Episcopal church last evening at j So clock in the presence of a few in vited friends and renltivcs of the high contracting parlies, who were Mr. W. R. Mayer and Miss Ruth Triplett, both of Elko. At the above named dour the happy couple entered the church, attended I'.v Miss Bessie Mayer as bridesmaid, and Mr. Harry Mayer as best man. They were met at the altar by the | Rev. John Dawson who pronounced j the uicgic words that made them man and wife. Immediately after the .ceremony the wedding party pro ceeded to the l>e|H.t Hotel where an j elaborate wedding supper, which had I been prepared by the father of the groom, was served. After all had partaken of the many good things . spread before them, the newly wed ded couple led the way to the parlor i where music and singing was in dulged in until the arrival of the 10:.'j0 train which the bride and groom boardeo, bound for California, amid a shower of rice and with the good wishes of the merry crowd ringing in their ears. The bride is the sister of Mrs. E. C. McClellan, of this place, and is one of Elko's most estimable and popular daughters. while the groom, who is the ! son of Mr. and Mr*. C. B. Mayer, is ' one of the most capable and respect- ' ed young men of the county. The Ini?kpf..\ih-.nt joins with their many friends in wishing them the sweetest j and best of life's comforts ami many years in which to enjoy thein. I The SI. I.ntil* Ciintfiilliii,, SI. I Willis dispatches of ycstcrday indicate that the McKinley forces haves everything their own way aud that the convention will declare for a gold standard. Ii is the general in.. I pression that any attempt to stem the j tide towards MoKiiiley's .nomination will be unsuccessful, although strong combinations lo defeat him are work- 1 nig A poll l?v the Associated Press j upon th? probable financial plunk in ] the platform shows there are three j standards for which votes can be I collided, as follows: |?'or a goldxtnml- ! nrd. with the word gold in the plunk ?*?I0; for silver free eoiiuige.72; against the free coiniigc of silver, without iiienlioning the word gold, .'l!?H. The [ number of votes necessary lo the' adoption ?.f a plank is 100. iho silver men will bolt the convention unless their demand for a free coinage plank is liol accepted. Nevniln'* Miilhi?<-t?. Walt We It man, the well known ami interesting newspaper mi respondent came around Inst week, to thai old worn subject <>f declaiming against I ttie position Nevada holds n? a sov- ' crelgn stale. If i,IU|,ose who write! down the "RaMloborn Slate." on ae. of the spursil * Of her populii *?" '"vert back In u.e time ?r ?lie civil wnr, they will learn that it Wiis the I silver produced tliore which maiiitaiiicd the country's llnances during the war and (hat her bullion has earned through more enlerprlsra th'Hi "inny older and densely pop,, hit ed slates and i!,?i her people have I well earned Hie right to a voice in (he government. IWdiiiinr. Idaho, .Vug. I got. I LE VI STRAUSS & SO. FACTORY- SAN FRANCISCO -CAL. COPPER RIVETED THA o C OVERALLS AND SPRING BOTTOM PA NTS EVERY OARMENT GUARANTEED. EMPLOY OVER 39 O OIRLG DESERVES... ATTENTION!! 9 When the "cash plan '' puts such good goods in your way, a? such low priccs as we charge, it deserves your serious attention. Why wilt people buy at credit stores when tliey positively know they pay such a round sum for the "credit" as well as for the ^ goods. Merchants don't " give " credit, they charge for it ? 1 >?> yon jg believe it? Then buy of our cash house. SAL SODA 9 . ... OV^TFP^ Crnm, a whole chre?f ? In nny quantity, will Ul?5l L-l^.0 or ? alnirlc nound. oei A coil you ? pound lo. ^ lOc, J ROLLED OATS j.akohs.zh cans cqrn meal g Fresh, as much or as Icrcati. I6tf. ? ILVunrjT?'- pcr OVERALLS iSft: &. H TAPIOCA BACON OK SAGO, our price, a ''ii It i? hugar cured mil A pound. is 3o. . per pair. 3?e. boneleM. n pound, Te. W $ String Deans. 5c. a can. Plum flutter, sc. a can. Men's Suits. $5.00. Candles, ic. each. Ripe Olive* $1.1*1 n gallon. Ami just think of it. at thei*c prices we help tt pay freight everywhere. Our interesting 40-pngc monthly catalogue free a year il mrm yon mention this paper. Smiths' Cash Store, S 4i4-4I6-4i8 Front St., SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. That Big Shipping Hout* <9 , [FROM FRIDAY'S DA ILY.) 'SALMAUUMDI. ; Mr. Mo Bride is butter to-day. Mr. Ruseel aiul Hdgar Rcinliart j catno up from Reno last night. At Rcinhart's thoy are showing i ladies' and Misses' toboggan caps at j 'S> cts. Something new. * j Mr. J. R. Herry is getting along I nicely and will be out in a few days. Keinliart has some daisy golf and bicycle caps at 25 cts. cash. Xever j sold for less than 75 cts. * Mr. Massey will leave for Reno to , night to attend the 'meeting of the | Silver Party State Central Commit, te to-morrow. Dr. C. F. Moore, Dentist. Klko. Crown and bridge work. Teeth with out plates. Office at residence. * If there are any gold-bug Republi cans in Klko. thoy kept very mum 1 yesterday when they heard that Mc Kill ley was nominated. Thoy com j miinod with themselves in silence. ^ on never saw such an assortment of men's and boy's, straw lints as those at Reinhnrfs. They are to Iki Idehenp for cash. ? Aa the weather is liable to be very warm front now on. making all wood en buildings tinder boxoe, it might bo well to have our lire apparatus put in good condition and some one em ployed to keep it so. Dave Casper has just received a new lot of samples of Spring and Summer clothing which will be made to order f*>m *13 f.O up. ? Deputy Constable McCoy arrested James Brown in the cedars on South Fork Wednesday on a warrant charg ing him with stealing two horses from Mattio Muleliay. Brown was brought to town yesterday evening mid lodged ill jail to await examination. Mr. Geo. Anderson has opened a tin shop in the building two doors east of the Free Press ofllce and is prepared to do all kinds of tin, sliest iron and copper work at reasonable prices. Repairing of all kinds prompt ly done. * I he California Democrats adopted the following silver plank in their platform: "The Democratic party of the State of California is uiialtcriibly iu favor of the free and unlimited co i nngo of both gold and silver at the ratio of |(i to I. without waiting for or depending on the action of any j other nation, and it demands (ho use j of silver as well as gold a* a full legal tender in payment of ail debts, both public and private." They also j?. j strutted the delegate to Chicago to vote aa a unit on tho silver question. While you are looking for a change i in the weather, examine the latest | patterns in wall paper at the I'ostof lice. All goods first class and at the lowest living prices. C?|| j? amine my stock. N? trouble to show K'xhIs. I. n. Hnmiwood. ? no the roll-call in tho St. i>,ujN convention yesterday Nevada cast three votes for McKluley and three were absent. The dispalchrs say that ,\. C. Cleveland and KiiocIi I St rot her walked out with Teller. I I bin leave.-* one delegate uiiac(v<u-,tt<v| ' for and it i-* more than lil^-lv the ah sentee "aa Mr. ()y,Hon and that he folio ?vod ( levvland and Strother. I ho j otlior 111 roc Wftlit p!nc<n ii( Min ?xmuter if McKinlcy is eleeU-.i and consentient ly were afraid they wouKI I lo-o 'lie pie if .hoy lio^t im 1(1 re nl to I Kxunilncr Tchiii. Tlie Snn Francisco Kxituiiiier has arranged u coast contest between baseball teams, the two clubs win nine all contests finally meeting in San Francisco ami playing for n trophy. The conditions are that nil players must bo under 18'^ years of age. Teams Jhuve already been entered frcin Virginia, Reno, Carson, Austin and other Nevada points and Elko comes ill with the following; Joseph Harris? Catcher. George Hunter ? Pitcher. Harry Bruce? 1st Hose. Puul Koyser ? 2nd Ihise. Joseph Gardner ? .'trd Itaae. Clyde Kiddlo? S. S. Harry Mayer? Left Held. John Thompson? Right Held. George Russell? Center lield. Joseph Harris has been selected ius Captain and yesterday had the boys on the diamond practicing for the coin ing event. The boys are all athletic young men and no doubt will give their competitors a hard rub. May success crown their ellorls and the nauie of tlio "ISlko Sagebrushers" g<, on record us tho champions of Nevada . Honor* for Ciimon School*. Superintendent McGowan received , to-day nn award to the Carson pub lic schools from tho World's Colum bian Exposition. ft came oa a surprise, as this is tho first notification any one has hud that Nevada took the school medals and it was so long ago that -nearly all the teachers and pupils lmd forgotten that t.u exhibit was made at all. Tho award consists of a bronxo medal in an aluminum enso and parchment diploma stating that the award was for "Exhibit of Pupils Work, Cureful Analysis, Neat Ar rangement and Thoroughness." This is a great honor, anil it de served one, and everybody will take a special prido in tho announcement. Carson Ncwh. Another ACtirr. At two o'clock Sunday morning night watchman, .James Newman, roused a good many people from (heir slumbers by tapping tho big bell. He had reason to belie vo thero was a storm cloud upproaobing, and tlioso who nmdo a hasty observation were of tho same opinion. Tlio storm cloud went around however, and the ncare was soon over.? Alalmiun (Mo.) Democrat. Como to Nevada ami settlo. Here cyclones uro uukno.vn and when peo ple go to bod they do not have fo em pi. night watchmen to signal auup-. proaohing storm in order to prevent them being wiped out of existence. Wnlrr llrcnnt. The water Knuge at tho gauging station near the lower bridge shows the following depths vf water in the Humboldt river at this place for the paid week: Sunday, June 7, 7 feet 7 inoluw Monday, June 8, 7 foot 0'? inohm. Tuesday. June II, 7 feet o)^ inches Wednesday, June 10, 7fe?l Scinches. Thursday, Juno 11,7 feet I inch. Friday. June 12, 7 feel 2 niche* Saturday, 111,7 feet! tactics . (UmihI I.ixIrk llfflteii, The following Grand I<o<lge oWcrrn were elected at Kono to-day; A ndiett Maule, llelmont, Grand Mas ter; I). G, Kit /.meyor, Carson, Deputy Grand Master; Win. Easton, Austin. Grand Warden; D. Guggcnheini, Vir ginia, Grand Secty,; J, J, Uecker, Reno, Griind Treasurer; C. K. Mack, Vriuiuia. Grand Kepresentative,