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FBIDAT OCTOBE3 0. 187: CONKLING. To those who hare been deluded &nd mis led concerning the character and capabilities of Senator Conkling. by Simonton's press reports and the commercial press, we com mend a perusal of his very deliberate, acute, incisive and brilliant speech delivered at the Kochoster Convention. It i3 needless, per haps, for the Moknixo Appeal to say that it is just such a speech as it thinks the time demands, replete with plain-dealing ; and critical, virile and loyal. We rejoice in the opportunity of recognizing in Mr. Conkling a worthy and capable leader of the true Re publicans of the Nation. COMMUNISM IN IOWA. SENATOR CONKLING'S SPEECH AT ROCHESTER. It Lj related by a recent visitor to that State that an obscure communistic society, called Amana, occupies a tract of fertile land near Iowa City, and has 1,624 members. There are seven villages, and in each a boarding house sufficient to accommodate the popula tion of the village. To these all the people go to get their meals, the hour for which is given by a bell from a central tower. There are also laundries, where all washing and ironing are done; so that no housekeeping is We are greatly pleased at being able to lay before our readers, entire, the speech deliv ered fcefere the Rochester Convention by Hon. Roscoe Conkling im support of the report of the committee on platform and resolutions, of which he was the Chairman Being called upon to make a speech he rose and said that under parliamentary rules it devolved upon him to close the debate, and so he gave notice that when he had finished he should move the previous question, and so he would yield, he said, to any gentleman who desired to speak. Geo. William Curtis and General William Martindale availed them selves of the opportunity thus offered and spoke in opposition to the report; and when they had finished Senator Conkling stood upon the platform and said: "It was a woman, a thoughtful woman, who said she alw noticed that if she did not die in February, she lived all through the year. I have noticed that when the Republican party makes no mistake in convention, it is apt to go safely through a canvass. When a Convention is wise, we always proceed with credit, usually with success. Let us make no mistake to-day. Let us stand for the integrity of Republican principles and for the unity of the Republi cans. This is not an anti-Administration Con vention. We are not representatives of an Administration nor of an anti-Administration party. We are Republicans. We represent a sreat party. That party has a battle ta really done in the families, which leaves the members to other departments of labor, and fiSht in ever? mt7' district and tovrn and every member of the society has something to do. Once in every year the executive offi cers make an annuity apportionment to each family or single individual, w hich is to be for use for this year for personal expenses. In every village there is a st6rc, in which all kinds of goods are kept, and which are de livered to members of the society without profit; a record of each person's purchases is kept, and at the end of the year the amount is deducted from the annuity, so that very little money is used. If a member withdraws from the society, what he put in is returned, without interest or increase. If a member dies, and is the head of a family, his share or interest in the society is divided among his legal heirs and placed to their credit on the books of the society. There are three phy sicians, whose duty it is to visit the sick. Their medicines and teams are supplied by the society. So, also, schools are maintained. A Singular Experience is related by the Nevada (Cal.) Trascript of Oct. 3. It speaks of the twain occurrences as constituting a coincidence that is to say, we suppose, a coin-cidence. Here is the story: A gentle man told us a story yesterday, which to say the least, is very singular. If his reputation for truth and varacity were not above reproach, we should "copper" the story. He says sev eral years ago, while standing on Main street in this city, wondering how he could make a raise of some coin to liquidate a few small bills he was owing, he saw in front of him a $5 gold piece, and near by it he saw two ten cent pieces, which of course he picked up. J ust at that moment a man came by and found a 2 50 piece which lie handed to our inform ant, thinking that he had dropped it, where upon he thanked him. Our informant then went and paid the money out with as much gusto a3 though it was his own. A short time ago this same gentleman went to Grass Valley, and while riding along the street on horseback, espied a $5 piece. He got off his horse and picked it up, and while doing so found two ten cent pieces. Just at that moment a man came by and picked up a $2 50 piece and handed it to our imformant, who thanked him. He says the story is true, and that he is ahead just $15 40. It is the most singular story we have heard for a long time; finding the same amount of money in each town, and under the same circumstances. We will bring the man to the front if desired. The Teno Gazette complaines that Washoe county has got out of all its ready money and very much in debt. Says that paper: The General Fund f the county is more than ex hausted and the county is now in debt. The monthly raids on the County Treasury has produced this inevitable result. We had 850,000 in the Treasury last January. It was said that the taxes in Washoe county should be reduced. To-day we are in debt. We do not know of a dishonest county official, but there has been extravagance in some quarter. Has it been in the Justice's and District Courts, in too high fees paid to county officers or too much paid for printing and other county work ? In some way we have as a county easily disposed of .nearly 880,000 in the past nine months. Our county tax must be raised or our expenses cut down. Those who have the say may further investi gate and then act. .Oceola Gold Dust. The Ward semi week ly Reflex of Sunday says : About an ounce of of dust, taken from Dry Gulch, was brought in from Osceola by Chas. Wisel on Friday. This gulch has not been prospected before and Mr. Wise! thinks it will prove to be equally as good as any of the Oceola diggings. The gold he exhibited is much brighter than any yet brought in, except the $3,000 nugget mentioned in our last issue. ine neveme says tnat JacK Holmes once attempted suicide while he lived at that place. our uuty 13 to liepublicans anil their canai dates in every locality and school district in the State. Administrations do not make parties. Parties make administrations, go before administrations, and live after them. The people make parties. The people made the Republicnn party, and the people have upheld it in a career of usefulness and achiev ment, such as no other party in history can boast. One of the resolutions asserts that it has an uncompleted mission. If it be true to itself and equal to that mission it will stand in grandeur and power when the pique and pretensions and rivalries of to-day are re membcred with pity or forgotten utterly. Let the Republican party be but true to its principles and it cannot then be false to any man. This is a State Convention. Its business is to nominate candidates for State offices, and to declare the principles on which these candidates stand and act if they are chosen. Its business is not to hinder, but to help every candidate, not only in the State at large, but on all tickets which are run in counties, in towns, and in localities through out the State. The national Administration is not a candidate or in question here. Who has a right to say that it wishes to disturb ur harmony. If any man has authority to speak for it and to bring its views or wishes here, he knows it; and when we know him we shall know whose delegate or representative he is. I will not assume that any maa has been in trusted to introduce matters foreign to our duty and calculated to foment discord among these of the same household f faith. I repel the idea that the national Administration suggests or sanctions any such proceedings. He who volunteers for such a purpose may be found wanting in the discretion of friendship, if not in its sincerity also. It ha3 been said that other State conventions have sometimes expressed opinions about national affairs, including specific acts of national officials. They have frequently done so, no doubt. County and town conventions have done the same thing. National conventions have some times expressed opinions about State concerns, and even about the affairs of cities. Nobody can deny the right of each convention to de cide for itself what it shall say and what it shall not say. Every convention which has said one thing, and omitted or refused to say another, has so decided for itself, and did any one ever before hear this right of pro priety challenged ? Many State conventions before this have decided to say nothing alout particular topics prominent at the time. Many State conventions have omitted to refer even to State officers whose actions have been widely discussed. Silence in regard to men and things not requiring the vote and action of a convention has been not only common but usual in cases of divided opinion and in cases of untimely attempts to make issue and obtain committals touching on occurrences already past and fixed, or upon affairs not far enough advanced to afford ground for ultimate and safe judgement. To speak plainly, there are special reasons just now inviting the Con vention to adhere calmly and firmly to its own sense of propriety and wisdom. All Re publicans in this State have been summoned with somewhat of a menancing and truculent diction to declare this and declare that, and broad hints have been given of retribution if they dare even to remain silent. The Pres ident of France has just attempted to degrade and punish a Frenchman for uttering his sentiments. Perhaps he has succeeded. But Americans are now, it seems, to be chastised for holding their peace. Not vet. Exotic despotism, revised and improved, will not grow in American soil, and Ameri can air. It will perish. It would be trod den out if it did not die out. Who are these men who, in, newspapers and elsewhere, are cracking the whip over Republicans now and playing schoolmaster to the Republican party and its conscience and convictions. Some of them are the man milliners, the flUletanti and the carpet knighta of politics ; men whose efforts have been expended in denouncing and ridiculing and accusing honest men, who in storm and sunshine, in war and peace, have clung to tha Republican flag, and defended it against those who tried to trail and trample it in the dust. Some of them are men who when they could work themselves Into con ventions, have attempted to belittle and be foul Republican administrations, and to pa rade their own thin veneering of purity. Some of them are men who, by insisting that it is corrupt and bad for men in office to take part in politics, are striving now to prove that the Republican party has been unclean and vicious all its life, and that the last campaign was venal and wrong and fraudulent, not in some of the States, but in all the States, Jnorth and South ; for it is no secret that in all the States officeholders, in committees, in organizations, and everywhere, did all that men could fairly do to uphold the candidates of our party, and that they were encouraged and urged to do so. Some of these worthies masauerade as reformers. Their vocation and ministry is to lament the sins of other people. Their stock in trade ia rancid, flat self-right- . 1 I 1 il. eousness. They are wolves in sneep s ciom inj. Their real object is office and plunder. When Dr. Johnson defined patriotism as the last resource of a scoundrel, he was uncon scious of the then undeveloped capabilities and uses of the word "reform." Some of them sat but yesterday in Democratic Con ventions. Some of them have sought nomi nations at the hands of Democrats in recent years, and some, with the zeal ot neophites and the bitterness of apostates, have done more than self-respecting Democrats would do to vilify and slander their Government and their countrymen. Grant, and ajl who stood by that upright, fearless magistrate, have been the objects of the bitter, truthless as persions of these men. And now, opposed or laggard in the battles of the past, they leap forward to the feast. They forget that par ties are not built up by deportment, or by ladies' magazines, or by gush. It used to bo said of certain Democrats in Massachusetts that they wanted by their obnoxious officious ness to keop the party in that State as small as they could, in order to make the stock holders as few and the dividends as large as possible. I hope these new-fledged dictators are not aiming at the same thing in New York. The grasshoppers in the corner of a fence, even without a newspaper to be heard in, sometimes make more noise than the flocks and herds that graze upon a thousand hills. A Chinese war of noises has been set up in the State and beyond the State to drive this Convention and its members to contend and divide over certain dogmas, but it is for the Convention to say what its judgment indicates as suitable and wise. An important election is at hand, important in counties, in Assem bly districts, and in towns, and we are told that we must not keep within our sphere of duty, but must find bones of contention to carry schism ana discord down into every locality, to distract and weaken our party everywhere. The wisdom of these somewhat peremptory directions is the question before us. lhe propriety ot denouncing ana carping at administrative acts on every small occasion has not been without advocates. This doc trine, as sometimes maintained, I believe to be unjust to public officials. It seems to me public officers are entitled to presumptions in their favor, and ought never to be condemned until they and their acts have been fairly tried, and then only on clear evidence. For ex treme license in criticism of administrations, and everybody connected with them, broad arguments can no doubt be found. Many might be found in the journal made famous by the pencil of Nast. But a convention may not deem itself a chartered libertine of orac ular and pedantic conceits. It may not be lieve that theories and antagonisms and re sentments constitute the duty of the hour. It may believe that men who are agreed in all the essentials of their faith and of their work when they are acting for a great organization, should be willing to form these essentials for the good of the cause. It may believe, and I hope that this Convention does believe, that no Republican should seek to wound or wrong another by compelling him to surrender his convictions in matters of individual belief. If so, much toleration could not be accorded. Party action would be abortive. SPECIAL NOTICE. On ACCOUNT OP SPECIAL, REASONS We are Selling1 Oat at Cost. Our Entire Stool MUST BE SOLD IN 90 DAYS! It requires only a call to be convinced tiiit w selling gwAi cfcapcr than acy firm in Carson City. Following are tome of our special prices: DOMESTIC GING1IAMS 8 yards for 91 LONSDALE Mt'SLIV S yard tor 1 WHITE ROCK 9ICSLIN S yards tor SI GRASSCLOTH 8 yards for 91 CANTON FLANNELS 8 yards for 91 And All Goods Accordingly, PLEASE CALL EARLY AND DE CONVINCED OICOICII Carson City, August 1, 1877. BROS. FRISBIE'S RESTAURANT. n A VINO BOUGHT THE, 'above named Restaurant of Mrs. iM. A. Frisbie, the undorsienetl so- licits the patronage of the public. The Restaurant has been Renovated and Furnished anew throughout, and uo pains will be spared to make It In all respects a First Class Restaurant. be provided with all the Delicacies of The Table will the Season. OPEN ALL HOURS. DAY AND NICHT. FRANCOIS Ira IAXCOIS A. MAXXONV, ) ,,,.. J. CONSTANTIN, ) .i- .. Carson, tseptember 30, 1S77. CARSON CITY BREWERY. King street, Carson City, i3E3 ISO"8 MASON & CO., IN COKBEIT BLOCK, NORTH CARSON STREET, CARSON CITT. ftEVADA. IIOIESAIE AND RETAIL DEALERS L C-B.OC23HIES, Provisions, Crockery, Glassware, Tinware, Canned Fruit3, Batter, Lard, Grain, Coal Oil AND ALL ARTIC LES I'St ALLl k EFT FIItST CLASS STORK Of tlie kind of .mercantile business In ableb they are enswl XT Orders taken and Goods delivered TO AN Y PART OF TUE CITY FliEE OF CHARGE Carson, Jay 6, 1876. MASON &. CO. T HE PROPRIETOR. VERY REST QUALITY LACE? BEER OF L. MORRIS & CO. TO THE FRONT. Made on the Pacific Coast or anywhere. Orders promptly attended to. The saloon is constantly supplied with the finest brands WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. 13T GIVE ME A CALL janltf RECEIVED AN STOCK OF I 91 31 E N S E JACOB KLEIN. E. A. BREWSTER, M. D., RESIDENT DENTIST, taken rooms at the HAS ARLINGTON HOUSE, Carson City, Nev. All operations known to tbe dental profession performed n me most approved style. Filling1 and Treating Fxposod Nerves mad a speclall) Teeth built up with gold to their natural shape and size, ana guaranteea to suna me test oi tuns. September 13, 1877. lm T IVAKTCOV lOTZ, DEALER IN Groceries, Eggs, Oranges, Lemons, aid Dried Fruit, Fresh Pineapples, Cherri, CocoanUts, Figs. Vegetables, Bananas, O rapes, Confectionery, Nuts, Fresh Fish, Etc. Fresh Ranch Butter, Tobacoo, Cigars, Etc , PLACE OF BUSINESS: JJAVIXG Fancy and Staple Dry Goods From the East, wlikh were bought there during the iat financial crinis, we propose to give our customers the benefit ot it. 10 yards Bleached Muslin for.. $1.00 I O yards Canton Flannel for $1.00 I O yards Crasscloth for $ ,00 4 pairs Ladies White Hose OO 3 pairs Ladles Striped Hose.... 60 And Everything In Proper I ion. L. MORRIS & CO. Carson, August 1, 1877. GEORGE PERASICM, SAN FRANCISCO MARKET, Wholesale and retail dealer In FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES, CONFECTIONS, ETC .Etc TlinE UNDERSIGNED JL an HAS ON HAND DIED. In Carson City, October , 1677, Mrs. G. 8. Morgan. FIREMEN'S ELECTION. To ERE WILL BE AN ELECTION OF Officers of the Swift Engine Company at the hall on Friday Evening, October 6th, A Quarter to Eight o'clock. A full attendance of the members is requested. By order of the FOREMAN. October 3, 1877. td. Four-foot Wood ! o. 3, Booth Carson street, opposite the Capitol, Carson City. Nt. myflti J. IVANCOVICHJ Carson Water Works. rilHB RESERVOIRS OF THIS COMPANY I are supplied with water from NEVER FAILING. SPRINGS, Which now from the Sierra Nevada. By analysis this water is anown to oe penectiy iree irora ail impurities. The mains of this company having been laid in ail the principal streets oi ine city, the Water Is Rendered Available to All within the City Limits. Families, hotels, bars, stables, etc., supplied on favor- aoie terms. CARSON WATER COMPANY. STOffice in Ormsbv House Block, Carson street. spl and is daily receiving the Choicest Fruits, Freshrst Vegetables. Uest of Confections. Choice Havana Cigars, P nltry. Ranch Egg. Etc. N. B. Orders promptly filled and delivered as ner rectious. GEORGE PERASICU. Carson street next to Theater Saloon. FAMILY KESTAURANT, CORNER OF Carson and Telegraph streets, Carson CUy. HAVING FITTED CP Restaurant rooms at the above named place, I am prepared to accommodate mi euutuuiani and generally. Carson, July 25, 187S. D. KAISER. IN A PERSONS DESIRING TO LAT stock of Wood for the coming winter at C?EAT BARGAINS, Cannot possibly do better than to apply to the undersigned NUT PfNE, LIMB WOOD & SPLIT WOOD All In Four-Soot Lengths. t3 Prices to suit the hard times. IVANCOVICH BROS.. Fruit stand, Canon street, next to Fax's Bookstore. rstober 1, 1877. tf STOCKHOLDERS MEETING. NOTICE. mBI REGULAR ANNUAL MEETING OF I the Stockholders of the Carson City Savings Bank will be held at the office of the Bank, on the FIFTH (5th) octitu ue.u. d. niiiLi, lasnier. TTAV I N G PIONEER OR. L. J. HOMEOPATHIC HERRICK, P HY8 I C I AN, OFFICE: In. Matt Rinckel's new iblock, Carton itrsst CARSON CITY1 RENTED THE SOAP FACTORY, will manufacture tbe best quality of Chemical Olive Soap, Sal Soda and Wash Ins Powders, And will supply the public on most reasonable terms. J. W. DUFFr. Carsen, September S, 1S77.