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H VTl'RDAT IS. lS7t ATTENTION, SHIPPERS OF FREIGHT ! The attention of merchant!, mechanics, miners and other persons having business re lations with the railroads is directed to a resolution which appears in our report of the Senate proceedings of yesterday, inviting statements and reports of the rates of freight charged against and the discriminations prac ticed upon, them by such railroad companies. As affording an opportunity to be heard upon a matter of the most vital importance to themselves and the State, this is an invitation which should meet with an eager and speedy acceptance, here, in Reno, in Virginia and every other town and business center in the State. Let the people come forward with courage and promptitude to acquaint the Legislature with what they have undergone and are now subjected to by the Central Pacific and the local railroads. If the peo ple will but Btand by their representatives in this emergency they may feel assured that the long-wished-for relief will soon come to them. The present revolt will, we believe, prove irresistible if they who are the most in terested will but lend it the weight of their effort and influence. MR. DANGBERG'S RECORD AS REPUBLICAN. The strongest plea (regarded in the liht of an appeal to partisanship), mada in Mr. Dangberg's behalf, is that he is a Re publican ; that he co-operates with the Republicans of Douglas County, etc. The true Republicans of that county deny this, and say that Mr. Dangberg has blown hot and cold and carried water on both shoulders, his political object beiutr, not so much to serve the Republican party as to help himself to place and power. Now it so happens that Mr. Dangberg has, in his time, made a record which is a fair subject of review. By reference to the Assembly Journal of 1371 (Fifth session of the Nevada Legislature), it will be seen that Mr. Dangberg was a mem ber of that body. It will also be seen by reference to page twenty-nine of the said Assembly Journal that John S. Child and H. F. Dangberg were colleaguos the two rep resentatives in the House of Assembly from Douglas Cotmay ; also an exun!i.'ri:i nf the said journal will disclose the fact Hiat Hun Robert E. Lowery, a Democrat lioui t.rey County, was elected Speaker of the AssumoU . receiving 24 votes to 21 votes cast for John Bowman of Nye County Bowman being the Republican nominee for that position. -1 ynlhtwui irho irax a member of the A ..'.i''y from Whit'1 Vine i'tMiity in cnll.s .-! ntf'')tfi')) to flu' fart that I) jiy.Vry and ''hihh, elected as I na-'ju n-h ).. in Jtoaiflan 'mitu, ruled fm- ... ',. on 1 a.fninjst Vnn- ,kj.i And now Mr. Dangbrg assumes to be a Republican after having run against the regu lar nominee of that party for the Senate (Hon. J. V. Haines), and after having helped t' defeat the regular caucus nominee for Speaker of the Assembly in 1S71. This is one of the instances where a stdte liient is all the argument needed. MAS KEdT.OJJi.E: S. The Eureka ,'''( of Ve l'ie- lav last re lates the following bold robbery. About half past eight o'clock last evening, as John Peterson and his wife were seated at the supper table in their house on the Ham ilton road, about two miles from town, on the old Dan Morgan ranch, the door was sud denly opened and three masked men pre sented themselves, one drawing a savage looking knife and another a revolver. The Bpokesutan of the party, in an assumed tone of voice directed Peterson to throw up his hands, and being takeu at so great a disad vantage, no alternative was left him. The men then proceeded to bind Mr. Peterson and his wife securely, after which they were taken up and carried into the bedroom. The thieves then proceeded to help themselves to whatever they could find, not overlooking a small sum of money in Peterson's pocket and a revolver he happened to have. After searching the house they departed, leaving their visitors to get loose as best they could, which they finally succeeded in doing. This morning Peterson was in town, but hc could give no definite description of the three men, as they all had on masks; and lie was pretty badly Beared, it is doubtful whether our officials can etiect the capture of the roooers, or even it captured it is doubtfu whether Peterson could identify them. OoN.'EI.NIVi. THK LATE AsSKM.BI.TMAN Wash, TI.e Pioche lrc.rd of Saturday says that the late Robert L. Wash was a cousin of Joseph E. Johnson, the distinguished rebel general, that he has an uncle, 90 years of age, living in Plumas County, California, and a brother living in Oregon, who is a sheriff there. Con cerning the mooted question of a successor, the Record says: J. N. Curtis and Dr. S. L. Lee, Chairmen f the Democratic and Republican County Central Committee, acting by the general wish of the citizens, telegraphed to A. J. Blair, State Senator, that the people of this county, owing to its impoverished condition, lias no money to use in a special election, and if there was any possible way to avoid calling one, t hat it would meet with the approval of tin. people of this county. LEGISLATION ON RAILROADS. Second Kdition. Our ki,h- pres. havintr leatrued itself with the railroad eoiT.iptioni.4ts, and partly spoiled a pet editorial of oun, we herewith reproduce the same, in the shape of a seco d edition, revised and corrected and more atrictlv adapted to tho want and wishes of tho 8 )lf-niade (and otherwise con structed) men of our tune. Ed MoM-nto Apprai. We notice that Speaker Gaston hai given notice of a bill to regulate fares and freights on railroads. The bill will doubtless be forth coming in a few days, when we can all judge of its merits. Speaker Gaston is an old res ident of Nevada, and ought to be able to pre paro a bill that will be just. While our peo ple are greatly and justly exercised on the question of fares and freights, at the same time there is not a man in the State who does not appreciate the blessing which a rail road can be, and who does not want their ex tension. We trust, then that no legislator will do anything in malice or a spirit of re venge toward railroad companies. They are entitled to justico precisely as are individuals. We say this much, first, because it is right, and secondly, because just now the great want of Nevada is two or three hundred miles of new railroad. There are some hun dreds, probably altogether three thousand men, who are idle in the State, and who need employment. Our mining superintendents are overrun with applicants daily, and every private house in town has dailv applicants for charity. A railroad running south one hun dred miles from here, or from Carson, would make work for ten thousand, possibly twenty thousand men, in places where all now is si lent. This is a most important considera tion, and in its bearings reaches out to the interest, not only of the poor, but of every tax-payer in the State. A road north from Reno is almost as important as one south from Carson. Such a road would reduce one-third the cost of almost all the staple ar ticles of food uow consumed by our people and the dumb helpers, and open up an illim itable tract of timber. A road north from the Central Pacific to Paradise Valley will be al most a necessity within twelve months. A road to Tuscarora is almost a necessity now. All these roads will traverse deserts, and de pend wholly upon local patronage for support. These facts should never be lost siujht of by legislators. They should exact strict justice from railroads the same as from individuals, but no more. And when justice is secured, every encouragement should be eitended to railroad companies, because there are no really prosperous countries except those in which railroad facilities are abundant, but at tho same time cheap, and how to secure plenty of roads, and at the same time limit those roads to just rates, is the problem which our legislators are called upon to wrestle with. Enterprise. The assumption in the foregoing is that local railroads develop mining centres. The contrary is tho fact. Prosperous milling cen tres cause the building of railroads. The expennont of railroad building has been tried to the cost of the merchants and team sters of Western Nevada. Railroads in this part of the State have proven an absorbent of all neighboring Industrie!: Notably the wood and teamstirs' interest In the early day of Nv:vii everybody leaped the benefit of big prices. The team ster, the tanner, the merchant, the mechanic. the to'lii : v nan all the iK'v. i) i 11 h id their share. Now !s of thrf State concentrates in the railroads. Now the prices are oiu 1 rvthing bat transportation. The railroad! have monopolized the !ui nes which used to give employment to two thoHsand teams; thousands of mules; great numbers of prosperous stablo men; hundreds if quartz teams; and many industries now dead. Everything is down to bed rock prices but railroad freights and fares. Look at the discriminations practiced bv the V. & T. Railroad in transporting wood and lumber. We will -particularize, all in ;ood time. tv herever a mining asstnet supports manv teams and a large trade, there the railroads hare leen and will be pushed, The Central Pacific Railway has tapped the State and given its merchants in bondage to the merchants of San Francisco. Let nobody be humbugged by the spe cious talk f railroad lobbyists, agents and lawyers. Jhe Railroad companies xrill never huild a roixi aayfi'Tc vnhl. they are sure it. u'iJl pai thm; and even thin they will try and induce, the. people trhose industrie they mean to absorb to facilitate their -'k'm--; and then, they will h'jiv thir grading done, by Chinamen Remember what we have said! r. . ve nave in preparation a succinct history of the cost of construction of the V. & T. R. R. , also an exhibit (from authentic figures), of tho gross earniugs and profits (monthly) of that road. The same will ap pear all in good time. THE GOVERNMENT TAKES A STAND AGAINST THE RAILROADS. Let the railroad tyrants and extortionists not mistake the temper of the times. The people are aroused to self-protection against their oppressors; and, as indicated by the fol lowing, the Government is on tho side of the people in an effort to compel the railroad companies to comply with the laws them selves have so long and so contemptuously disregarded. Says the press dispatch. Washington, January 10. The following proceedings form a part of the Supreme Court record to-day; The Central Pacific Railroad Company, appellant, vs. Albert Gallatin appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Califor nia. This was a suit in equity brought against the Central Pacific Rrilroad Company and its directors by one of its stockholders for the alleged purpose of enforcing compli ance with the requirements of the Act amen datory of the Pacific Railroad Act. passed Slay 7, L6,b, ana generaly known as the Tuurruaa Act. The priucipal objects of the I Act was to secure the interest of the United States in the Union Pacific and Central P c tie Railroads by restraining those companies fiora distributing among stockholders in the shape of dividends, earnings which the Gov ernment maintained should be reserved to meet the maturing liabilities, including the subsidy and first mortgage bonds. The Act provided that the Central Pacific Company shall pay twenty-five per cent, of its annual net earnings into the Sinking Fund of the Treasury of the United States, to be there held with interest accumulations for payment of its bonded indebtedness. The bill of com plaint declared that the company had entirely disregarded the aforesaid Act, and prayed for an injunction to restrain the directors from paving dividends aim to enforce compliance with the law. To this bill the Railroad Com pany demurred on the ground that the Act in question was unconstitutional, in that it im paired the obligation of contracts. The de murrer was overruled, and, the Railroad Company declining to answer, final dec ee was entered against it, in which appjal is taken to this court. The decision here will turn upon the constitutionality or unconstitu tionality of the Thurman Act of May 7, 1878, and will involve important aad far-reaching consequences. In the meantime the Attor ney General has filed a motion to dismiss the appeal on the ground that he is informed and believes it arises out of a sham suit brought by collision between the parties and by the procurement of appellant with the view to an ticipate similar legal proceedings known to be contemplated by the Government, and to ob tain a decision of this Court upon a state of facts and pleadings more favorable tothe com pany than those which will appear when the Government is ready to present its case. If the appeal be net dismissed the Attorney General asks that he may be heard orally thereupon on behalf of the Government, which is the companies' only real opponent. The case was submitted to-day upon printed briefs by S. W. Sanderson for appellants and George H. Williams for appellees, and will be considered by the Court in connection with the Attorney General's motion to dis miss. MISCELLANEOUS TELEGRAMS. New York, January 16. The collections for charity continued yesterday. When the last wagon had returned at night the pile of clothing on the floor was doubled. A great many more shoes were sent in and the stock of groceries was greatly augmented. More bread and meat had been received and was in need of immediate consumers. The cash receipts are estimated at $400. Wagons are to go to day along the upper parts of the main ave nues which were not reached yesterday. The Militia Convention assembled to day. Major Cooper welcomed the delegates to the city. The California delegates arrived yester day. Over half the States in the Union are represented. This evening Judge Hiiton gives them a reception. There is some anxiety among lawyers re garding the mental and physical condition of Recorder Hackett. He has been ill for some time and received no benefit from his trip to Europe last summer. Complaints are made that his judicial dicisions are arbitrary and severe, resulting from disease. There is gen eral dislike among lawyers to bring important .cases before him. The recent shipment of California raisins here and to Boston is received favorably and reputed to sell equally well with the best im ported Malagas. Doubts are ex pressed whether California raisin growers are able to compete with the low-price labor of Spain. Chicago, January l(i. An Liter-Ocean Washington special says: Nothing seems to : e kuo.vu here of an alliance between the Northern and Texas Pacific Railroad interests to got both iidis through and overcome the opposition of t'l U'ii.iii and Southern Pacific interests. There was mi understanding of this sort at the close of tin- las: session, but nothing was accomplish-V! In it, and the alli ance has not been revived . iiis aea-sion, so far as known. New York, Jaunary 10. A passenger on the c in ch from the north to-day reports that on Tuesday a party of soldiers found the bodies of two unknown men near the Fort I Laran ie and Fort McHenrv road. One was hanging to a tree and the other lying on the ground. It is supposed that they were horse or cattle thieves hanged by ranchmen, wh being short of rope, hanged one and whei dead cut him down and then hanged th other. DAIRY BUSINESS IN SIERRA VALLEY Says yesterday's Reno Journal: We call the attention of our farmers to the following figures which are given us as there- suit of practical systematic dairying in Sierra Valley by Mr. A. B. Huntly. He started a dairy four years ago. The first year's pro duce was only one hundred pounds of butter to the cow; tho second year lbO; third year 190; while last year he got 24b' pounds of butter from eacli cow. He milked last year twenty-two cows. b eed used was the natural grass or me valley, ana sweet nay in trie winter, with no feed. He expects to get 300 pounds of butter to the cow this year. He keeps none but the best, selling all the poorer for beef. He has kept his cows fat and hearty all the time, and now has them in such excellent condition, that his expectation of getting 300 pounds of butter per cow is very apt to be realized. This is what systematic, thorough, work does. Many of the farmers who attended a late meeting of the Sierra Valley Grange and heard Mr. Huntley's re port could hardly credit the figures lie gave them, but insisted that 100 pounds was as much as they got per cow. One gentleman tells us that out of curiosity he weighed the iiilk he got from one cow in one year and found that it aggregated l.ooO pounds, or nearby twice tho weight of the animal. The secret of this wonderful yield was plenty of good feed and water. It is a mistaken econ omy to feed cattle sparingly. Give them plenty to eat and they will be better producers. Mr. Huntly's figures, as given above, may be kt tamed by any farmer who goes to work on the correct plan. A Hint to Fashionable Bakkekpei.s. Says the Reno Gu.y;ttc of Thursday evening: A young Reno gentleman attended a social party at a house where the strictest temper ance principles are held. A set for a qua drille was formed and the youth took his place, at the same moment gracefully draw ing from his pocket a large silk handkerchief. Unfortunately sometning besides the hand kerchief came out of the pocket, for the floor was bestrewn with small pasteboards, which everybody hastened to pick up. Each little square bore the legend: "Wine House. Fifteen ball pool. Good for one drink." He looked unwell, the young man did, but he got mad after a while when he observed other young gentlemen sliding out with his checks aud coming back looking happy. GREENBACKS FOR DUTIES. Washington, January 16. In the House yesterday Fernando Wood, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, reported a bill making United States legal tender notes receivable for duties on imports. Garfield said he desired to offer an amend ment that such notes should be receivable so long as they were equivalent to coin. Cries of "No, no." He did not propose, for one, to cut off the supply of coin to meet the in terest on the public debt, in case any calamity should happen to the country. Wood, acting as the organ of the Commit tee, yielded to the introduction of the amend ment and the previous question was ordered. Harrison of Illinois to Garfield Has the gentleman any doubt about the success of re sumption? Garfield I have no doubt of the success of resumption, unless by such a bill as this or some other hostile legislation resumption is destroyed. The amendment was then defeated yeas 73, nays 125. Garfield Believing this bill to be a serious attack upon resumption, I move it lay on the table. The House refused to lay the bill on the table by yeas 40 to nays 150. Tho bill then passed yeas 154, nayes 43. It simply pro vides that after the passage of the Act United States notes shall be received in payment of duties on imports. Goo. The Idado Avalanche publishes the following : John and Ida married. Lived in Idaho forlorn, 'Cause John played billiards And let Idaho tho com. CHEAP DENTISTRY, Acknowledged Scourge to Any People or Country. E. A. BREWSTER, M. D., DETJTXST, Ciintiimes to practice hi9 prufes siou as a lentit in Carin City; therefore all who deriire to avail thtinscHes (it the services of an able operator, can do so without fear of disappointment at his ollicc. Indeed, any operation of value to the patient, known to the profession, will he delineated upon, and practiced hy him with special care. Whole Crown of Teeth Built up. or Any Part ttaretf. t tlielr Natural fell" anil Shape, Ry his niajric hand, rendering them not only beautiful but lasting. In ppxif of thiss the IWtor refers, with pride, to scores of livuur witnesses in and around Carson, anions whom are many of the wealthiest and most intlucntial per sons in town. A few only will be sufficient to mention, who have kindly ifiven me their names as testimonials to the above statements. John T. Haxtmxb, Proprietor of Irmsby House. J. T. l'RKi.i.BV, lien. Freight Aeut, V. . T. It. K. Dr. L. A. Hkkrkk. T. P. Eiiwards. K. M. Hillvkk, JikIl'C l S. District Court. Office over the fsrxnn 4'ity Waving Rank. l'aru i'ity. Scv. Jau-S FAMILY GROCERY. rjp HE CHOICEST AND RAR Kl 1 Gr RO OEH.I HJ Ei For family use constantly on hand. "For Nice Little Thing- ! to f Found Ilaewhere "m Be CO TO CHENEY'S, A arcncral assortment of the best staple and choice gn ceries. I'KICES TO SUIT 1 11 K TIMES! JOHN K. CHUNKY. Adam Rl'iek, Carson street, corner of Telegraph January 8, 1S7S. II ItS. 1a. V. I) U JVC ax, jJAIJIK FASHIONABLE HAIR-DKESf- iNti SALOON. Hair Work, of all descriptions, done at short notice, and on reasonable terms. Tvro Doora South of the New Opera House, deciAm 0. BILLINGS, D E N TIST, ftinckel's Block, Carson, Ne. Twenty-five vears honorable practice in California and Carson City. JaTtf NOTICE TO UtNHOLDERS. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO AVI parties holding or cluimiu;; liens, under the provis ions of an Act entitled "An Ac to secure liens to median ics and others, and to reieal all other Acts in relation thereto, approved March 2, 1S7d, on the followtnif de. scribed property, to wit: Lots numbered one (1), four (4) ana nve (5), m kiock .o. i hirty-eitfht (M), m riearg, Thompson & Sears' l)ivision of Carson City, Ormshy Coun ty, Nevada, and the improvements thereon, to be and ap pear in the Justice' Court of Carson Township, Oriusbv County, Nevada, on the 7th DAY OF FERKl'ARV, A. 1. 18,9, at 10 c clock a. M.. then and there with the proof of their said Metis. Carson City, January 15, lxT'.t. E. M. HINT, Lienholder. Wkliji 4 KTltFART, Attyj. law:jw Dissolution of Partnership. mm; 'o-iARTXt:Rsnti iifiKirroioKi: existing under the firm name of 1,'IIL Jt NETH. car- Jvinon the butcher business in this city, has this day been dissolved By mutual consent. Mr. I hi retiring, anil Mr. Neth continuing the business. Sir. Neth assumes all liabilities, and all debts due said firm must be paid to him or his aent. ADAM ( ML, MARTIN NETH. Carson City, January S. 1S79. Carsox City, January sth, 187!. Having this day dissolved partnership with Mr. Uhl, I respectlully licit tho patronage accorded to the firm heretofore. MARTIN NETH. TO XjEJT. A FINELY FURNISHED HOUSE I A VltllY IJKSlRABfjK HOITSE i will be let or loascd for a Urns' term to a d.irai.le tenant. Inouire at this office. Ueceiober 27, 1S7S. CARSON OPERA HOUSE. FRIDfiY, SATURDAY AND MONDAY, JIMMRY 17, 1H and 80. Grand Matinee Saturday, at 9 P. N. Mat nee at Reduce t Prleea I AMERICA'S CHaND NOVELTY ! TBR JUSTLY CKLKBHATED and CHEAT M. original Mme. Eentz's Minstrels And the 8uerb and peerlcst M V BEL. NANTLKY'g BURLESQUE COMPANY! Absolutely the most brilliant, novel and attractive enter tainment in the world, embracing the following Gigantic Constellation of Stars : Mabel Santloy, Marie I'ascoe, Kate Raynham, Klorie P!im)!l. Kniily IIuilKjieth, May Ten Broeck , (From the principal London Theaters. Their first pK.m - ance in America.) Rosa Lee, Sallic Adams, Hattie Porrct, Lida Kenyon, iilu Mortimnre, Mcpem.ott Sister, Illanche Mcader, Juliette Pascal, J. E. Ileushaw, John Gilbert, James Collins, Hi. Ilenry, A If. Alison. Representing a Macniflcent Repertoire of European and American Sensations. Notwithstanding the immense expense prices will re main as usual Reserved seats secured three days in advance, without extra charge, at the Opera House. A. S. LEAVITT, (Jen'l Agent. CARSON OPERA HOUSE. JOHN PIPER I.ESSKr M. A. KENNEDY MANAGER THREE NIGHTS ONLY! TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AN3 THURSDAY, JIM'ARY SI, -it and Sil. MR. JOSH HART ASn Ulri NOVELTY COMPANY GREAT 20 ST AIIS 20 Including, among other.: Bobby Kewenmb, Scanlon St ( ronin, Mis Helena Smith, MiM Jennie KngJe, Harris & Carroll, Murphy fc Shannon, Mine Annie Hlndle, Fontelle & Armstrong, Dave Teed, Frank Bu.h and the Richmond Siatera, This Company, unrivaled in excellence by any other or jpiiiization in existence, has just completed a'most suc cessful eniraeiueiit of six (6) weeks at the Standard The ater, San Francisco. PRICES AS l'Sl'.4L. Tf Secure your seats early, at the Opera Hon-- Saloon. CHAS. Ts. WALTON, Husincss Manai;.!. THE STONE MARKET. NEW ARRANGEMENT! flit: r.iKRKiu.:i, priirivtur of the NOW TIIK .SOI, Stono 3WCo.i-ls.ot, NOKTH CAISSON STKKKT, Wit to UiIIion V B-trber'a Ciioc'ry Store, Is prepared to furnish his old customers and the publi: with the Choicest Roasts, Steaks, and Cutlet of Beef, Mutton, VEAL, rox-l5L rvr.cS. JLzxxto ; CORKED BEEF, SAUSAGE. BOLOGNAS, AND HEAD CH.-ESE. S-if Prices to suit the times. T-riivc me a call, tt MAKT1N NKTII. Carson, January Sth, 1H79. FRANK BOSKOWITZ. 1 MERCHANT TAILO MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING! HATS AND CAPS, I- BOOTS AND SH0ES,-- The Only One Price Clothing Store in Carson ! COUNTY Bl'II.OlNQ. Caraon Mretit, Canon deiUtf City, Nevada. CHARLES W. FRIEND, -IlKAI.r.K IN- Watches, ffSW Jewelry, AND GENUINE HAVANA CIGARS AND TOBACCO. N. B All the present irtock in new and of the lat it, styles, and jinrr h-wvd expressly lor Tlio .ECollcictyei. Ann will ba sold upon the most rvaaonable term.. December lb, 167S.