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WEItXESDAY.. ...MAY 2!t. 17 EDWARDS PIERREPONT &C. The telegraph brings the following : Chicago, May 21. A special dispatch from Washington to the Tribune says : It id stated that Pierrepont, Minister to England, Las ac ' tually petitioned Earl Manners, the head of the so-called Pierrepont family in England, for permission to use the family crest on his carriage, and has availed himself of the Earl's gracious acquiescence. This special narration concerning our Min ister at St. James may be a lie. Quite as likely as not it is. liut it might very consist ently be true. It describes Pierrepont in just such a snobbish attitude as we should suppose would be the most natural to liim. But is he out of place at the British Court ' Think of the mummeries and costuming and stagey nonsense that Disraeli sutlers himself to take on because it is the custom of the English peerage and a requirement of English pagean try to go through such solemn masqueradings. He is a thorough man of the world and an en lightened litterateur ; he knows how absurd a man looks rigged out with a horse-hair wig and a lot of misplaced gold-leaf and gew gaws on and about him. Hut he goes on with the show with solemnity and zeal, never faltering. Why should not Pierrepont have a crest, even if he has to borrow it ? A sturdier American might blazon a big yellow pumpkin or a cod fish ball, or a doughnut, rampant, on his coach panel. Pnt Pierrepont represents the Knick erbockers : and why aren't they as good as the Southdowns or the Ramshottoms or the Dukes of Hunghole? We cannot think of any better place for the aristocrats of America than in the foreign diplomatic service. Charles Sumner was the chief of the type. He never ceaseil to model his manners, his dress, his speech and tire fashion of his so-called states manship after his notion of the English arti cle. He was a most tremendous snob. So was Motley : and he is not any the less a snob now that his daughters are married into the English peerage. It is all right. The diplo matic service itself is a mere feeble imitation of a very meaningless relic of English formal ity. While we are imitating it at all we might as well go the whole figure. Wo hope Mr. Pierrepont will get a crest, even if it be noth ing but the Knickerbocker nose, gules, held down upon an English grindstone, argent and or and sables, with a streak of fat and a streak of lean, sinister. We have about as much use for a Minister at the Court of St. James as the State of Nevada would have for a Sec retary of the Xavy. All that is required of a Minister is to eat good dinners, attend snobby weddings and look as much like a glorified footman as possible. When any trouble comes, all he has to do is to pack his carpet bag and come home. The only good any American Minister ever did that we ever heard of was Schenck's teaching the English to play poker, and what Washburne did in Paris by way of lending aid and protection to the Germans. Finding Washburne useful, Hayes had him brought home. Elsewise our foreign Ministers are simply ushers. Mad ame Heavysterne of Boston goes to London with her Harvard bred son and wishes to go to Court. Edwards Pierrepont, having ac quainted himself with the fact that the Mad ame has a visiting acquaintance on Beacon street, proceeds to lav the wires. In due time her ladyship and son are presented This establishes her and him in the seventh heaven of snobdom, and the most sacred func tion of the Minister's otlice is accomplished This character of accommodations going on its regular round, the Minister is fed upon the best of viands and treated to the choicest wines, and his be'oved country is exalted and rendered respectable. There is no harm in all this. It is only ridiculous. It comes of the whole business being a sham, or an imitation which is the same thing. It is quite as un american as our imitation of old English uni versity life and education. They have the best of us in England because they are dis mally and stupidly in earnest in all this busi ness. We do not believe in ourselves while we are doing these things. We feel that our neighbors are laughing at us ami that we are subjecting ourselves to John Bull's criticism. It has always seemed to us that Grant could see right through all this preposterous non sense, and that he valued it at its true worth. That's how he happened to send Pierre pont to England and Xed Beale to Austria. As we say, Englishmen, sober-sided, hard headed John Bulls, are religiously in earnest in their participation in the diplomatic ser vsce. Sir Edward Thornton is as plain a man as Thunnan. He has the stride and general look of a sturdy carpenter. His clerks and servants look like Pierrepont -whose hair is religiously parted in the middle and whose gait and address are as good an imitation of that of a respectable London haberdasher as one will find off the provincial stage. We do not know what Earl Manners's crest is ; but we hope ho will lend it to our amiable Minister. ecii how utterly tiimsey. Pinuey's accusations are. admirably stroiio, clear and A revival of business is promised to Eu reka. "We congratulate our citizens on the outlook," says the Sentinel. "Both of our great mining companies are to resume active operations within the next two weeks. This is to transpire no matter what may be the de lays attending the hearing of the pending suit" PINNEY AND HIS BUDGET OF LIES. We had formed, we cannot tell why, the impression that Pinney was what is styled "smart" that is to say sagacious, subtile, cunning, ingenious in expedients and gifted with a more than common adroitness. He has turned out a very commonplace rogue illustrating as all rogues do, sooner or later, that their smartness is simply shamelessness and that they are mere ignorant blunderers at best. Pinney 's sharpness is only the sharpness of a fellow who has learned some knavish tricks, and who thinks the wrong way is the best way. As all rogues always dis cover, if they live long enough, the rascally short-cut is at the outcome the longest way round. For the reason that William B. Can has been belied and slandered with persistency and impunity by a certain class of news papers; because it was the fashion to berate and abuse him; and because Pinney was foolish enough to think that any charge brought against him would "stick," that returning prodigal has attempted to shift the burden of his own scampish transactions onto Carr's broad shoulders. As the assault has terminated, we think Mr. Carr has every reason to eoli'fl atulate himself that it was made. He had been assailed so long, so regularly and so much as a matter of course by every idle gossip and petty sciibbler, that his sik-nce almost justified the unfavorable conclusions concerning him. Every one who has read the evidence in the Pinney case has faise and baseless (.'air's position is convincing. The honesty of his motives, the integrity of his acts and the straight-forwardness of his business course are all apparent. The follow ing summing-up of tins interesting case is from the Record-1 mmi of May 'J I. It is all the more valuable because of the impartial attitude of that paper : Pinney having undertaken to c.tablih his charge against W . 1. Carr, has produced what purports to lie the copy of an agreement between himself and Carr, according to the terms of which he, 31 r. Pinney. placed nearly half a million dollars worth of property in Carr's hands, for application in the settlement of his debts. In connection with this alleged agreement Pinney has ioM a long' story, to the elfect that he and Carr were partners. that he u--ed the for ed i.vai Certificate to procure advances from the banks w hich he turned over to Carr, that he merely acted as Carr's agent and tool in these and many other kinds of business, and that Carr was largely indebted to him. The evidential value of these statements is seriously impaired by The fact that the author of them has failed to produce any documentary proofs of their cor rectness. The original of their alleged agree ment, according to him, has been destroyed by Carr. All Pinney s papers, in fact, are said to have had the same fate. There is, in short, so far as can be ascertained, no evi dence m existence to voucti lor nie trutli or any of Pinney s allegations, concerning his former relations with the man who he de clares owes him a fortune. n the other hand, Carr has been able to produce abun dent documentary evidence, establishing a very different state of relations between the two, to that set up by Pinney. Carr has proved that Pinney was his debtor, and has adduced evidence tending to the conclusion that this was the general position between them. He absolutely denies having made any agreement, or having received any property from Pinney. and he gives an ac count of their mutual transactions which at least possesses more support in demonstra ted facts than the declarations of his op ponent. The public perhaps care little which of the two stories is the true one, but thev must preceive that whereas Pinney 's state ments have no reliable foundation in ascer tained facts, that of Carr has been backed up by such proof as is commonly accepted in the Courts. The .significance of the matter, however, lies in the obvious fact that the whole of Piimey's ease depends upon his ability to prove w hat he has alleged in re gard to Carr. For it is perfectly clear that if he has bed in this regard, and if he can not show '.hut Carr was his partner in ne farious transactions, or that Carr received large sums from him, and holds them, nothing that he has stated as to other persons can be of the least value. Th'-otigh Carr Pinney and his backers have miucriakcn to strike at Sargent; Page, J orham, and others. Through him they have undertaken to show that there has been a corrupt Federal ring on the coast. From the first it has been assumed that Carr, dorliam and Sargent constituted a sort of corrupt trinity ; that they had been play ing into one another s hands, mid that they were all in the same boat. The kind of argu ment employed to break down the reputation of Sargent has been this: linnevwasm partnership w ith Carr ; Carr was in league with Sargent ; Pinnev declares that Sargent lias done thus and so." After this slipshod fashion was the indictment framed, and now what has come of it . Not onlv has Pinney failed to prove that Sargent or anybody else had corrupt dealings with Carr; he has ut terly failed in his attempt to show that Carr had corrupt dealings with him. No single proof has been adduced tending to confirm the loose general accusations contained in the so-called "confession." Efforts have been made by the sensational press to create the general impression that there really was something in the charges, by reiterating and enlarging upon them. But as regards proof not a scintilla has been produced, and after more than a week of exhaustive inquiry the main wonder is that Pinney should have thought it worth w hile to go into Court with so lamentably and hopelessly thin a case. There has been, during the course of this in quiry, a great deal of frothy talk from the sensational press about " duty to the public," "protection of public interests," "exposure of corruption," and so forth. The endeavor has apparently been made to confuse the public and unsupported charges against officials, and that the mere bringing forward ot such char ges is no evidence either of public spirit, in tegritv or righteousness of purpose. In the present case all the developments rather tend to justify a belief that no honest purpose whatever was sought in these charges, but that thev were the outcome of a political con spiracy, having thoroughly selfish ends behind it. V hatever the inspiring motive, However , the issue is the same. The attack which was announced with such bombastic proclamations and such fulsome professions has proved a dismal and utter failure. Not one ot the promises of the accusers to the public has been fulfilled. None of the dirt thrown so profusely has stuck, unless it be upon the hands of those who threw it. Pinney, who went up like a rocket, has come down like the stick. And after all the fuss ana pother, the result is practically nothing at all. There is no chai-ity left. Some solar action or some atomic particles in the air, or, maybe, eccentric motions of the moon have come to sour the wee last drop of milk of human kind ness in the heart and in the breast of Mother Nature herself. Cue can't lay everything to The Irish crowd. Thay have'nt quite got a corner on lager beer and cinched the brewers. Somebody lias gone virtuous to that un warranted extent that there is to be no more free beer no more cakes and ale, as it were We view with alarm the demonstrations noted in the subjoined. The Chronicle heads it "Embargo on Eleemosynary Beer" and the bewildered mind repeats mechanically, "nary beer, nary beer," and succumbs to the unexpected shock. We quote as follows : The Brewers' Protective Association have adopted a resolution that after to-day no spending money will lie allowed the drivers of beer wagons. This apparently harmless little bulletin of four lines is m truth and m fact a cruel and deadly blow at that consider able portion of the citizens of San Francisco whose special occupation it is to give a dense ly inhabited appearance to such of the street corners of the city as have a grocery for tbe, salient tingle ot the block. Jleretotore it has been the courtesy of the trade that wlr u the dvi"e'- of the beer wagon replaced i grocer s eiupivkegs with full ones he has "stood them up" for the crowd with monev furnished by the b'ewer for that express purpose. It was not Jong until, in the jargon of the street man, he "'tumbled to the business, and, like people in the Mint or other Government institutions, saw the way to prostitue the largess to illegitimate purposes. They cal culated tlie periodical returns of the beer wagon even more reliably than astronomers do ihat of a comet, and at the fixed time overflowed the visbed grocery in waiting for il'e regular drink. Not only this, but as soon as it was swallowed they made such good speed as to arrive at the next transfer station before the driver and come in for another treat, so that it a brewer had many customers w ithin a reasonable radius, these tide waiters managed to get comfortably fuddled and he lost considerable portion of his profits. Hence this very decisive think movement, the disas trously thirsty results of which it is painful to contemplate. "The Piute medicine man" savs the Silver State of Monday, "had a patient in one of the wickiups south of the Court-house Satur day night, and kept up his wail all night to exorcise the evil spirit which had. taken pos session of the sick man. In vain he howled and wailed, for the patient died yesterday morning, and shortly afterwards was thrown across the back of a horse and taken dow n the river some distance, followed by friends and relatives, and covered with sage-brush and stones. When the whites first came here the Indians scarcely ever troubled themselves with burying their dead, but lately they bury them in the sand or cover them with sage-brush and stones." BOKX, In Carson Citv, on Monday, Mav 21, to the wife of Mr. T. K. Hofer, a son. VKU AUVKKTIMEME-Vrs. A Stitch in Time ! Don't Throw Away Your Old Clothes ! rilHOMAS NULARn, THR MOT .1 skillful Clothes Cleaner in this Stale, has resumed business in his old stand, .011 Cnrson Street, next to Rail's Store. iTWork done Quickly and Cheap. Carom, May 1877. NOTICE. rnHE UNDERSIGNED HKRBBV OIVES 1 notice that he has purchased the stock of Jewelry 1 Watches, etc., also the fixtures arid outstanding account i of Mr. C. W. Friend. The business will be continued bv Ma. A. llentsehel as uiy ajfent, who alone is authorised to collect thu indebtedness. JoSEl'H liAiitrt. Carson lx, Mav 21, 1S77. The undersurned hereby e;hes notice that lie lias pur chased the stock of Citrars, Tobacco and Notions of Mr. C. W. Friend. The business will be continued hv Mr. A. lientsehel as my spent. M. WtUTlIKlMKlt. Carson City, May 21, 1S77. iny22m NOTICE. B1 Addition to the State Orphan Home will be received until MAV 2oth, ls77. l'latis and sieeificatious can be seen bv calling upon the Sujcrintetideiit at the Home. Address S. 1'. KF.L.LV, Secretary Hoard of Directors. Carson City, May 19, 177. MASON & CO., IN CUftjJETT BLOCK. NOtmi CARSON STRli.T( CARSUV CITY, AtVAUA. H O L'E 9 A L C AXU RETAIL THE ONLY ONE PRICE STORE IN TOWN! I'K.U.F.t: IN MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHEINGr, Ful nihin; Gootlii, Hals ami Cap', Hoots and Shoe. Trunk, Valle, Blanket, Mat tresses, Ktc Ktc Ktc. CUl'XTY BC1LDIXG, CARSON CITY NEVADA OCItf MORTON HOUSE, North Carson street, Between Telegraph and Spear streets, Carson City. ItALEF.i I.N anoouHiEo, Provisions, Crockery, Glassware, Tinware, Canned Fruits, Butter, Lard, Grain, Coal Oil, A.l ALL, AKTIl l.KS l .sl'lt,!. U KPT IS A - FIRST OI ..ASS STOlill f the k iinl mervantile lmnim-s in which they ic endued H AV1SW A LEASE OF THE II RICK building known as the Kinckel properiv, 1 propose to carry on tlie business of mind into accepting baseless and var'tie accu sationn against public men as equivalent to proof of their corruption. This device, how ever, like Piimey's case, is altogether too thin. The public are not simpletons. Thev are quick enough to realize that 110 concern for their interests, or the purification of the public service, demands or excuses reckless Chester, I'enn. , May 2L This morning the Saratoga, a large iron steamship, which, was to be launched at Roach's ship-yard Started from its blocking sooner than ex pected, killing and wounding man v. Six dead bodies have been removed. It is supposed that about forty men were under the Saratoga when she went off. An order was given for them to come out, but was not heard. The names of the killed as far as known are Edward Fowby, John Nel son , Charles Wright, and Edward Burke. The wounded are Ceorge Woof, mortally, and Barney Cannon and Walter Parkinson, seri ously. It is thought some of the workmen were killed and dragged into the water by the ship. Some of the dead are horribly mangled, one being literally cut in halves and others with their legs and arms torn off. The ship-vard is thronged wiih friends and relatives of the victims. The total number of dead in consequence of the accident at the ship-yard is seven. About I'.NM) men are employed at the yard, and friends of nearly all of them rushed to intjttive for them. Flags are at half-mast throughout the town, and work at the yard has been stopped. Not for lack of trying his hand will the liar of the Sazeraeks forget his able-bodied men dacity. The Reveille of Saturday relates the following : Assessor Spires, Deputy Sheriff Thomas and Johnny Barret were over ankee Blade way yesterday, and while riding along 011 their horses they saw a fox on a side-hill. Spires told us about it when he returned to town, lie said he had seen 130 foxes, all young ones, our expressing some doubt about there being that number of foxes in Lander county, he said : "Honest Indian : laving all jokes aside, there were a hundred and fifteen foxes, for I counted them. If vou don t believe it ask Cash. Thomas;" We asked Cash. "Well, as near as 1 could calcu late," said he, "we saw eleven hundred and twenty-two foxes. If you don't believe it. ask Barrett." We asked Barrett. "I didn't count them," said Barrett, "because they were too thick, but it just rained foxes for about two hours." We said in the start that they had seen a fox, but we don't believe they saw- a single, solitary fox, nor a fox's tail, nor a fox's hair, even, over Yankee Blade way yesterday. However, they agree in the statement that they are having traps made and are going over to the place to-night to capture the foxes they did not see yesterday. Hotel and Restaurant on tlie European style Parties desirinc" suits or sinla rooms, with or withou board, can have the same by applying. The House wil - opened on .Saturday evening, tlie ith. MhLS AT ALL HuLKS. JAMES HI NT, Proprietor Carson Citv, April 2S, is77. in i?T Otil.-rs taken and ;o.Is delivered To AN Y I'AKT or TUK CITY KliKK of CHWit.K. Cm-son, May .', Is7r. MASON .. CO. CREAT EXCITEMENT CROH'IW ttV PfOPLH fOV. toll..- Iarc I'lothiiu Store if Might Schsol. MR. K. H. HOWE TILI- OPEN NrGNT SCHOOL. fOH the teaching of the English branches, in the Carson I'istrict Schoolhouse, on MOXDAi , MAY 1th, 177. The School will be held every nivht in the week, Satur days and Sundays excepted. Carson, Mav j, l.s77 lui Dissolution of Copartnership. riHK FIRM OF KICK !fc PETKKS, M. Stockbroker, is this dnv dissohed bv mutual con sent. II. K. Kice retiring trom the tirni. Said firm has been succeeded bv Messrs. Haines, Peter i Company, who will collect all debts due to the late tina of Kice & Peters and pav their obligations as stock brokei"S. H. K. htCfc, H. J. PICI'KUS. Carson Citv, Mav 3, 1S77. ami ("1 R K T ' 5( stalltlv ru!ii KOPPEL & PL ATT, Comer of C.irson and Tlih.l Str.vU, opposite iba M. Olancs Hotel, CAK.miN CITY NKVAHA To view and purchase of their mah'nillceut ntOAk of Sprint and Summer Goods, covsisrisii of- Men'N, Youths' anil Hom' Clofhlnjf. Of all the latest styles, Hal. Caps, Trunk, Valises, shirt, '('..liars. Ktc, f.tc. .-1lti CARSON CiTr Wood and Coal Yard, Telegraph street, next the Virginia and Truikrr KailroHil, CAKSoN CITY', NLVAH.l. A, CliTTS Sl C3 P3CrRifT0:;s liEAl.KCS IN WOOD, COAL, LATH, LIME. HfclU. CEMENT AND PLASTER. A. CI 'ITS. S..L- Manager. Carson, April H, l-77. Dissolution of Copartnership. riHK COPARTNERSHIP IIERBTOFOHK JL existing between the undersigned, by name of Moresi & Anibrosetti, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Tlie firm of Anibrosetti & Co., composed of Krank Anibro setti and Uuiseppi Moresi, succeeds to the liusitu sa, are entitled to collect all dues and will pav :dl bills. P. .MOKESI. K. AMIIKOSCTTl C. MoKKSf Carson Cilv, Nevada, May 11, ls77. lw Dissolution of Co-partnership. filllF. CO-PA RTXERSHIP HFRETOFORK JL existini; under the firm name of U'aijnerA Klein is this day dissolved by mutual consent, John Warner retir in;.'. The business will be conducted in future by Jacob Klein, who is alone authorized to collect all claims and accounts of the late firm, and who will pav all outstanding bills of the firm. JACOI! Kl.KI.V JOHN WAuXKR. Carson Citv, Mav S, 1877. MRS. I H. ALLKN H REMOVED trom her law place of business, on North Canton street, to the next door North of the place of business of the Olcmieh bros., on South Carson street, where she w ill carry on Fashionable Dressmaking. Garment Cut and Basted in the Mutt Finished Manner. YANTED. ritO XKOOTIATK A LOAN OK iOO l on Improved Ileal Estate; A!o, one of S0i, and One of SI.-.OO Pro).crty worth thr.e tim. the uuouula l.suit'J est, '1 V cent., payable moiuhiy . InUl. If Toil want to buv or sell ron-rtv. cull on inc. liihiim " J. i. m.i:i:y RATHBONE'3 EXCHANGE, (laite lUitlib.me & Wins ion's Kiehsuiije. ) RENT T It C K K ! U K Patterns cut to order. tvery mouth. N'ew Fashions direct from Pari jaullU Most C'iiini."lloils Gamlnjf Hull In Cuim.u (Ity. None but the choicest Wines, Liquors and Havana. FP.KD IIATHliUN'K, Iropriet..r. Carson, May , 1S77. D. L. J. HERRICK, HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN, OFFICE: In Matt. Kinckel's new bl.xk, CARSON CITV. Cars, hi stroet.