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SATURDAY OCTOBER 20. 18T7 NOTES AND QUERIES. In the somewhat eruptive and pimply "reforms-' to which literature, and.especially news paper literature is periodically subject, we hear and see, every now and again some scold ings, entreaties, denunciations and sarcasms anent personalism in the use of the editorial "we." We, (that is all of us), are often told that the said editorial "we" is not a personal pronoun at all, but rather a nondescript part of speech signifying something which never grew, which is lighted from within and with out by a light that "never was on sea or land: and which stands for a sort of usher or spon sor, or pew-opener, as it were, and altogether an irresponsible and intangible thin?. Also that this "we" should never mean "I" when dealing with broad principles and the discus sion of matters and things of a general and not an individual character. Of course all this refers to the people whose business it is to write for newspapers and not for moral and educational and religious vehicles like the Morning Appeal. An editor dealing with a ponderous subject like the French Elections, the Transit of Venus or the Effects of the Reno Fair upon the Destinies of the Human Race has no right (under the laws of good taste) to make "we" do duty as a procurator for his egotism and so take the place of the inconsequential pronoun " I. " But, as every body knows, these Notes and Queries, except as the whimsey asserts itself, are in nowise subject to any such regulations and arbitrary dicta as this. The fact is this Collector only lets "we" into a place in this column as an in formal guest just as one receives her aunt or her sister-in-law in the kitchen sort o' one of the family. But rights is rights ! Here, in this space and place the pronoun does mean something. The times when it is a dummy .r are the exceptions. The beauty of your well considered Note or your categorical Query lies in its egotism. William Hazlett (the most admirable essayist of his time), speaking of the " Tattler" and similar writings, tells us that "Montaiene. who was the father of this kind (the " Tattler" kind) of personal au thorship among the moderns, in which the reader is admitted behind the curtain, and sits down with the writer in his gown and slippers, was a most magnanimous and undis guised egotist." Now here is high authority for taking the most riotous kind of liberties with the editorial "we," even to laughing in its face, standing it on its head, or leading it out into the hall and showing it the door. But one may keep this convertible and adap tive bit of editorial costumery within reach, and use it as the humor takes him So, when it is said here, a"s now we say, that we are greatly pained to hear that ex-Senator James Small, of Douglas county, is lying seri ously sick at his home in Lake Valley, a very general and widely experienced sense of solici tude is expressed not alone this Notary's, but that of a far-spreading constituency, roundabout. From Mr. Maish, who returned from a trip to Gilmore's Springs a day or two since, we learn of Mr. Small's illness. His disorder is inflammatory rheumatism. When we think of the yards, yea, acres of cuticle and membrane and tissue which the Senator's broad anatomy presents to the incursions of that dismal, grinding pain, we cannot with hold our sympathy. We understand him to be a very grievous sufferer. Also Mr. Maish thinks there is a decided danger of fatal re suits. Very much in earnest we hope the Senator may find speedy relief and full recov ery : for there is many a square foot of the best kind of material in Jim Small . . Speaking of the Soda Springs, Mr. Maish says that Mr. Gilmore has already begun his prep arations for building a house there. It will be a log-cabin of commodious dimensions and substantial structure. Those springs one of these days will be in great favor with the watering-place-seeking public. The water is almost identical in tasta and chemical proper ties with the water from the famous Congress Springs at Saratoga. There are many instan ces of its effectual curative properties. By and by when Lake Tahoe is rimmed by a wide and level turnpike and elegant public houses dot the shore from place to place, Mr. Gilmore or somebody else will widen that beautifully situated road which leads from Yank's to the springs, grade it nicely, and, possibly, extend it on round the other side of Falling Leaf Lake, making a delightful circuit of that lovely sheet of water. (We have an indis tinct notion that there was a promise made in the Morning Appeal some weeks since that all Lake Literature should be suspended for the season ; and so in eflect it has been ; but all signs fail in dry weather.) Notwith standing the prolonged drouth and the lack of igns of a change in the weather there seems to be an instinctive movement on the part of householders to anticipate a sudden and vio lent change. So we hear the busy thump of hammers and hatchets, doing duty on roofs where the uninterupted. sunshine of six XJionths has turned up the edges of shingles and left leaky places leading into bed cham bers, parlors and sitting rooms. After all man is only a sort of an indifferent beaver or an overgrown ant. He takes to getting his lodgings in order against the winter's rigor just as that beast or that instinct does. Geese fly to the South, simultaneously with the reshingling of roofs And the mending of debil itated windows and the replacing of disordered weather boards. So that besides being a poor sort of beaver or imperfect ant, man is a not distant relation of the goose tribe, gandering about aimlessly save as directed by instinct enough to impel him to get in out of the weather and take shelter from the rain. . If any unusual appearance of incoherence or distraction is evident in this department it is to be attributed to a heavy sense of duty in connection with Senator Jones's Report on the Silver Question. How the editor of this paper can sustain himself as a financial au thority or a political economist or a Numis matician without writing something of an ex haustive nature on that Report is what puz zles him. To be sure the Senator has been a year or two, digging through the dust and mold of forgotten books, ransacking old libra ries, consulting men who are learned in every thing relating to money matters, double stand ards, usury, exchange, banking, debt, coinage, relative and reciprocal values, commerce, manufactures and arts, and innumerable other things related to his pet subject, and thus fit ter himself to deal with those questions as no American statesman ever did before ; but all this makes no differencs. An editor is an edi tor. It is his business to know everything, and he does know it. So the duty comes upon this seer to decide upon Mr. Jones' Re port instanter. This duty is also felt by some thousands of other dutiful scribes all over the continent. Each of these will dispose of this subject in the most peremptory and final man ner, liie great man who does the financial poetry for the New York Tribune has already done his duty. He has demolished Jones in a half column of epitomized editorial profun dity. It will be the pleasure and privilege of the editorial head of the Morning Appeal to I sustain this Report. He knows" nothing in the world about it (much as it is his duty to know it all); but he has a duty to perform and he means to do it, or. like Miss Emilv Pitts Stevens, perish in the attempt. We may postpone this effort until some day in the undefined future ; but the subject cannot be denied a hearing. Until this nutter is well clear of the mind editorial, the medita tive machinery necessary to the smooth run ning of these N's Q's may exhibit evidences of abstraction, pre-engagenient and Brown study. ITEMS. ' MILLINERY GOODS OPENING. Mrs. Pinnigar, favorably known to the ladies of Carson, has again opened a millinery estab lishment here. She and her superior stock of goods can be found in the Adams House Block, immediately in the hotel building. The new assortment of goods is very choice and very comprehensive. Mrs. P. will reconstruct ladies' bonnets and hats; make over old mil linery material etc. We advise our lady friends to renew their acquaintances with Mrs. Pinniger. Sea her advertisement. The Bodie Pharmacy. It is gratifying to know that the ills of the Bodie (district) are to be administered unto by a trusted and trustworthy Carson man. The Dr. Martin herewith mentioned is our late fellow citizen of the Willis dispensary. We quote from the Bodie Standard of Oct. 17: When completed Bodie can boast of as fine a drug store as is to be seen in any of the interior towns. The Bodie Pharmacy will soon be ready for bus iness, the carpenter work being near com pletion. Large quantities of the stock is already on hand, and Dr. Martin informs us that the remainder will arrive within the week. The doctor will personally superin tend the compounding of prescriptions, etc. That Newnham Boy. We made inquiries in several directions yesterday to ascertain, if possible, the condition of the Newnham boy, who was hurt near the Reno Fair Grounds Thursday, but nobody seemed to know anything about the matter. MASON & CO., SPECIAL NOTICE. VS COEBETT BLOCK, NORTH CARSON STREET, CARSON CITT. AEVADA. Great Reduction in Prices, owing to the decline in the Eastern market E. B. RAIL, OPPOSITE C&PiTOL BITLOINS, CIRSON, ' 91 PORTER A2CD L ReUil Dealer in WHOLESALE AXD w JHOLESALE AXD RETAIL HARDWAEE, DEALEH3 IN Iron, Powder, Axes, Anvils, Steel, Shot, Saws, Vises, Coal, Fuse, Caps, Bellou-s, Repc, Wcdjcs, Sledges, Laco Lc&tiicr. FRISBIE'S RESTAURANT. HWIXO BOUGHT THE "above named, Restaurant of Mrs. r-.u. a. rnsDie, me unuersismea so- i licits the patronaje of the public. Thn Restaurant has been Renovated and I r uriiiIie I anvw throathvDt, and no pains will be spared to make it In all respects a first Class Restaurant. The Table will the Seasou. be provided with all the Delicacies of O'EN ALL HOURS. DAY AND NIGHT. Proprietor. FRAN'COIS A. MANNONY, J. COXSTAXTIX, Carson, September 30, 1S77. lm" Sir. H. M. Yeiington returned from the foggy air and seductive vanities of San Fran cisco Bay yesterday. Ihe moon of October still continues to shine all through a cloudless sky just as if it were not true that there had been no rain upon this thirsty soil for six long months. This is the last day of the Fair. Now or never is the cry. On to Reno ! Mr. C. B. McClellan's excellent picture of Gold Hill is on exhibition at Grant Israel's saloon Virginia City. The corner-wise entrance to the Ormsby House bar (reconstructed) is assuming the proportions of an architectural fixed fact. At the ladies tournament at Reno yester day Miss McKissick won the first prize, Miss Newman the second and Miss Ida VanSickle third. There must have been some amazing riding (or judging) to make Miss VanSickle third instead of first. Will Madame Modjeska come to Carson ? j She is to make her first appearance in Vir ginia City on next Monday night. The Chronicle copies our item about young Wren, and says that the police of Virginia know nothing of the case. That might be and still so gently o'er me stealing might practice the nimble larcener his dextrous art. The wren is a small jayhawk, none-the-iess. "Good air and plenty of it" is what they find by prospecting the Sierra Nevada mine. Might secure that blessing without hoisting works and Burleigh bores. J W. FOX, M. O. J, 8. u. SMART, M. D. DRS. FOX & SMART. yyH rsicuxs and surgeons. Waitz a Building, corner of King and Curry to 3 P. M au21 XS. O O 312 IE. I JH 5, Provisions, Crockery, Glassware, Tinware, Canned Fruits, Butter, Lard, Grain, Coal Oil j AND ALL ARTICLES USUALLY KEPT I DC A FIHST CLASS STORE OFFICE streets, Carson City, Nevada. " ottiee Hours : i rom 12 H Of the kind of mercantile business engaged in which tipy are j GLASS AND CROCKERY WARE, Bar Fixtures, China Sets, ., -..idclicr3, Mirrors, Lauttrns, Etc., Etc., Etc., Agricultural Implements, Plow, Harrows, Gan Plows, Reapers, Mowers, Wheat Kukes, Cultivators, Etc., Etc., Paints, Oils I Brushes, iCoal Oil, Paint Oil, Turpentine, Vamlsh, White Lead, Rubber Paint, Chemical Paint, Lard Oil, Machine, Castor, Ncats Foot Oil, Alcohol, Etc., Etc., STOVES. RANGES, TINWARE, Medallion and Laurel Ranges, Buck's and other Brands of Stoves. Pomps, Hose and PIp, Doors, Windows, Blinds and Glass. Wood and Willow Ware, Bird Cages, Pistols, Guns. Cartridges, Water, Gas and Lead Pipe, House Furnishing Goods. Brass and Steam Coods. S5 REWARD 7 Orders taken and Goods delirered Practical Plumbers and Tinners to do roofing and man ufacturing of all kinds Tin and Iron Ware WILL finding it at :- BE PAID TO THE PERSON a Gld and Coral Breast Pin, and leaving oct'Jni to any part of the city free of charge Call and Get Prices Cheap for Cash. GEORGE W. KITZMEYERS Carson, Jay 6, 1876. MASON & CO. ap29m E. B. RAIL- HAS JUST RECEIVED A URGE styles of STOCK OF THE LATEST Walnut Chamber Suits, Beautiful Parlor Suits, Elegant Sideboards, Wardrobes. Bookcases, Writing Desks and Tables of all Kinds. The above (roods all come direct from Eastern minnfai-. tories, made of solid walnut, and have the moat iiRirhl on nnij.'i. i nave also on nana a larjre variety of Camp Chairs, Parlor, Office . Dining Kitchen Chairs, Lounges. Spring Beds, Mattresses, and Pillows. md GREAT EXCITEMENT! GREAT CROWDS OP PEOPLE CON stantly rushimr to the larje Clothinjr Store of KOPPEL & PLATT, Corner of Carson and Third Streets, opposite the St. Charles Hotel, carson city Nevada. To view and purchase of their magnificent stock of Spring and Summer Goods, co.vsistiso or Men's, Youths' and Boys' Clothing, Of all the latest styles, Hats, Caps, Trunks, Valises, Shirts voiiars, r.ic. ttc. octltf THE ONLY ONE PSICE STOBE IN TOWN I IFRA1VK BOSKOWITZ dealer in MEN'S ANDZBOYS' CLOTHING, Furnishing Goods, Bats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, Trunks, Valttes, Blankets, Mattresses, Etc Etc Etc. dec3tf Hank Monk, who is always receiving pres ents has been given a breastpin by an East ern admirer. It is a horseshoe interlaced with a gold whip, and will look as handsome as a red wagon when Monk gets behind it. The Ormsby House will be reopened in splendid style about Nov. 1. The first dinner will be sumptous and superb. Gillson & Barber ai Bodie. -r-VVhat our enterprising townsmen, Gillson & Barber are doing at Bodie is related by the Standard as follows: The handsome new store building of Gillson & Barber in this place deserves more than a passing notice. The building is 60x24, with cellar under the entire building. The structure is of wood, wood lined, making it very comfortable. In the rear of the store room they have a nice confortable office room, partitioned off, with glass doors, windows, etc. Have a well of water 20 feet deep, with a Blake double lever force pump and 150 feet of 2-inch hose for use in case of fire. They are receiving an immense amount of goods, hardly a day but a number of wagons con signed to them come to hand, Their assort ment is varied, consisting of groceries, hard ware, crockery, furnishing goods, mill and mining supplies etc. Frank B. Hessel, the manager, is very accommodating and obliging, and never tires doing favors for those who drop in to see him, whether wishing to pur chase or not. He informs U3 that it is the intention of the firm to have on hand an inexhaustible Bupply before the roads are rendered bad by snow. GEORGE W. KITZMETER: UNION and STONE ! Groceries, Pineapples, Cherries, Cocoanuts, Flea, Vegetables, DEALER IN Eggs, Oranges, Lemons, and Dried Fruit, COUNTY Fresh BUILD1XG, Bananas, Grapes, Confectionery, Nuts, Fresh Fish, JOHN ROSSER, - PROPRIETOR CARSON STREET. CARSON CITY. Fresh Ranch Butter, Tobacco, Cigars, Etc Etc Etc PLACE OF BUSINESS: Ao. 3, South Carson street, opposite the Capitol, Carson City, IV v. my6tf J. IVANCOVICHJ CARSON CITY NEVADA oc4tf CAPITOL STORE, CORNER KINO AND OR1ISBY STREETS, CARSON CITY, Choi CE FAMILY GROCER IE 8 rllHE VERY BEST.4CVTg OF JL 33 oof. Mutton,! NOTICE. Etc. .Etc. Veal, Etc., JJAVING RENTED THE PIONEER SOAP FACTORY, I will manufacture the best quality of Chemical Olive Soap, Sal Soda Washing Powders, And will supply the public on most reasonable terms. J. W. DUFFS Carton, September 3, 1877. and AND ALL KINDS OF SALTED MEATS, SAU4AGE, TRIPE, HEAD CHEESE, v Etc., Etc., Etc., Constantly on hand at each of the above places. EXCHANGE CHOPHOUSE 33 3FL SALOON, M. CLESCOYICH, PROPRIETOR. Northeast corner of Carson and Second Streets, opposite Ounuby House, Carson City. Nevada. Carson, Aujrust '. JOHN ROSSER, Propeletor. , 1877. -tf FELIX H. NiERZGACH, PROFESSOR CUT MUSIC THIS WELL-KNOWN AND LONG-ESTA fl ashed first-class Restaurant and Oyster Stand is kept open from S o'clock A. m. until 2 a. m. The cnokimr ami all the facilities are unsurpassed by any establishment of the kind, here or elsewhere. Older will receive prompt attention. A"Mr. Clescovich will superintend personally. July 7, 1877. 1 ' AND AGENT FOR THE STEINWAY, CHICKERINQ, AND & DAYIS PIANOS. Office at J. a. FQI'8, Cwtjqb City. DR. L. J. HALLET homeo pat h i o HERRICK, PHYSICIAN, OFFICE: b04tiV Rinekel's new ,block, Carsoa street .CABttKl CUT. Flour, Feed, Hams, Bacc Butter, Lard, Sugar, Teas, Coffee, Choice Liquors, Pure Brandy & Wines Old Valley Whisky, Clgetx's cfcs Tobacico HARDWARE, CROCKERY, PAINTS AND OILS. A FULL LINE OF HO US K K K K PING' GOODS Always on hand and delivered free of charge. 9" CALL AND SEE US "KJ mvltf REINSTEIN iti GIBSON. Carson Water Works. TEE RESERVOIRS OP THIS COMPANY are supplied with water from NEVER FAILING SPRINCS, Which flow from the Sierra Nevada. By analysis this water is shown to be perfectly free from all impurities. The mains of this cominny having; been laid in all the principal streets of the city, the Water Is Rendered Available to All within the City Limits. Families, hotels, bars, stables, etc.. sumlied on favor able terms. CARSON WATER COMPANY. 70&e la Ormsby HuM Blotk, Carson itrvtt.