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FRIDAY OCTOBER 10. l7t TFIE LAND C0MMSS10N. The Land Commission at present in session at San Francisco, is, we judjje from the re ported proceedings, doing work exhaustively and gathering an amount of topographical facts, which cannot fail to benefit not only California, but the country at large. The immense Tallies of the State which are await ing development, as well as immense tracts, worn out and being worn oat by injudicious management, must within a decade, show a new kind of thrift, and give more oertain re tarns. Irrigation in both Nevada and Cali fornia is what is moat needed, and irrigation ean be procured in either State. In Nevuda especially, where we are not subject to the long droughts of California, and where we have deep snows on all of our mountain ranges, the sterile vallies will one of these daya "bud and blossom as the rose," and meant of irrigation in both States will be ap plied of which we have not yet dreamed. If this commission does nothing more than point out by an exhaustive report, the feasa bility and the means of such improvement, it will hive done a work of importance for our slope and opened n a road to the peo pling of those States, which, under our present system of land law, mid the difficulty of living upon small tracts, ia now impossible and will obvUte long trips across the Conti nent to investigate causes of depression iu trtde. The investigations of the committee are of wide scope, but they are entrusted to competent men, and will be handled scientifi cally, and we look for some important modi eition of land titles, and such a division of pablic lands as will enable the poor man to ettle down upon his own domain, and sup. port his family. This, under the present laws, is almost an impossibility, and the ex pea le of irrigation is too great except to larga combinations, or large capitalists. Mining claims alsr come within the scope of their duties, but it is extremely doubtful if those regulating silver mining can be much modified. We shall anxiously await the re port which is to guide Congress to intelligent legislation on these vital subjects. STATB AND COAST ITEMS. "Rait road Assessments. Several of the counties have this year raised the assessments on roads running through their territoiies, and large advancements have been made on much real estate of individuals. The rail roads in every case have tried by specious argument to obtain reductions, but in every ease the commissioners have stood firm and confirmed the valuation of the assessors. The latest case decided that of the Eureka & Falisade anJ Neutral Pacific, running within the borders of Eureka County, and which has created some feeling and a good many comments. Some parties have assumed that the advance on the E. & P. to $5,500 is toogreat a jump, but no one has the hardihood to say that $9,000 per mile on the Central Pacific is at all within the reach of its proper valuation; and yet Mr. Ryan clamored and fought man fully for a reduction to $0,000. The citizens, j wearied with heavy burdens and the mani festly unjust dealings of both roads, signed and urged a petition of such formidable pur port that the commissioners were not in a position to set it at defiance, and so the assess ment remains ; and it is not very unreason able to suppose that they will be rewarded with some new system of discriminations, which may hurt some of the merchants who were active in the fight, and some may have to follow Fred Fkk. They hold the reins, but the people are opening their eyes. " The little stone cut out of the mountain" by hands do longer wieldidg the pen, has not ceased roll ing yet, and the people whom Mr. Mighels fonght for, as only he could fiiht, will acknowledge his labors, which were but poerly rewarded during life. It is gratifying to see oar public officers recognizing for once the will of those who have placed them in positions of trust, and it would be gratifying also to ee our companies acknowledging gracefully their reasonable debt to the people by whom they live. Major Dennis of the Times-Re new was sent for to umpire the Ladies' Tournament at Reno and now we may look for a new Froissart. Wrights Hotel at Compton, Los Angeles county, California, was totally destroyed by fire, on Wednesday morning. Loss, $4,000. The Southern Pacific Railroad was so dam aged on Wednesday by an extensive washout near Yuma, that no trains can pass for two or three days. The Grand Jury of Mono county, Cal., has indicted Fred Elliott of the Bodie Newsfor li bel upon the County Commissioners, whom he charged with perjury. A Chinaman killed a two headed snake at Eureka the other day, measuring six feet one inch in length, while, suspended from the roof, he was stealing John's dinner. He had his home in a miner's boot, which was found near the cabin. The remains of Judge W. L. Marshall, a brother-in-law of Robert E. Lee, were brought to Los Angeles from Pomona, Wednesday ev ening for interment. He belonged to the dis tinguished family of Marshall of Kentucky, and was 75 years of age. Four of the six young men arrested in Win nemucca for opium smoking, have been held toansver before the Grand Jury, by Justice Osborn, with bail fixed at 100 each. The names of the four are Lohn Cass, William Cass, John H. Burke, and John Mansfield. John and W. M. Harrington and Joel Scott hsd a difficulty on Monday on a ranch about 14 miles from Stockton, over some land mat ters. The Harringtons fired one shot each from rifles, and Scott returned the fire with his shotgun, but neither shots took effect. Scott has sworn out a complaint charging the brothers with an assault to murder, and an officer is in pursuit of them. S. S. Robinson, the foreman of the Jackson mine at Eureka, was instantly killed Wednes day, by a falling plank. The accident occurred in the new shaft of the Jackson mine, which is but sixty feet deep, Mr. Robinson had gone to examine the work, when, by some mistake, a piece of plank, four feet long, fell down the shaft, striking him on the head. The deceased was a native of Belfast, Maine, single, and about forty-eight years of age. He was a Ma son and also a member of the Miners' Union. Thi Schwartz homicide at Saa Francisco seems to hang upon hard swearing and plenty it. Nearly two hundred witnesses testified; a majority of whom heard three shots, and that aa only two barrels of Haskell's pistol were emptied the third must have been fired by Schwartz, and therefore the other acted in elf-defense; while a number swear that there were only ttvo shots fiered, both of which must have come from Haskell's pistol. And here the case hangs; but it is publicly inti mated that $10,000 have been subscribed by Schwartz's friends, with which to procure witnesses. In the meantime Haskell is out on $10,000 bonds, and it is probable that the trial will be only another fiasco. How many men in that condition, are wandering on this coast to-day. But the pistol must still ar litrVe, no matter if death, deep perjury and wateJ lives are tho result. The S. F. Ifmmicle which started in after the election as a very quiet and toney sheet, devoted nearly a page on Monday to the walken at the pavilion, illustrated with poor portraits. There are thousands of the readers of the Chionvlt who want just such news, but it is poor pabulum for the people at large, and only glorifies a thing which every man should try to aeo stopped. Sold. He wore a semi-military undress, and his straight breasted coat was buttoned over a chest of splendid breadth. His fine brown beard was trimmed in the Grant style and a crop of short brown hair covered a head of fine intellectual proportions, and shaded " a brow like Jove's." We were par ticularly impressed with the man, because he was critically scanning the Mornino Appeal, and we concluded he was a man of more than ordinary intellect and standing, A fine breakfast stood before him, and as he laid down his paper and poured his coffee into a saucer, carefully scraping the bottom of his cup against its edge, we took another look at his magnificent physique and fine get up, and as we watched for a moment ham and eggs, kidney stew, potatoes mashed in butter, being conveyed to his greedy maw from a broad bladed knife with the rapidity of a stoker, we concluded that there was some mistake that we had made a wrong estimate, having settled it in our mind that he was a major general at least, if not a bishop. Passing the office we enquired who that splendid man at the first table, with half military coat and fine head was ? The clerk looked at the register : " Why, that's Mr. Hopkins ; he's agent for the self-acting, self-feeding, double action, back-stich sewing machine, withhemmers and tuckers and buttonhole machine attatched." We didn't interview the gentleman. He's gone now, thank Gtd ; carried his Bplendid head and manly proportions to some camp where he can pour out his coffee without annoying any one, and swallowing both knives and swords if he wants to Hercules teaching girls how to manage a machine ! The six davs walking match at the Mechan ics' Pavilion is a feat of which San Francisco may well feel proud. It was a square match, honestly contested throughout. The men did I their best, and made scores which place them in the front rank of pedestrians. The conduct of the spectators was also in pleasing contrast with that of the rowdies who attended the Astley belt contest. S. F. Post In what respect should it make San Fran cisco proud? There is nothing in the feat it self to make any one feel proud, any more than of a prize fight. It kept thousands of people in the Pavilion who should have been at home; it increased drinking and gambling and built up a taste on the part of the young, which, in many cases, is ruin. It is a matter of some pride that ten thousand people should assemble at a time, and no disturbance occur, and no one got killed; but we object to the as sertion of bo respectable a paper as the Post that San Francisco might well feel proud of the tramp. At Nephi.Utah, last Monday night, Apostle Erastus Snow, in a harangue to the Saints, said: "In spite of the President of the United States and the Government of the United States and its officials, we will do as we please. We will not submit to the President, nor the Government, nor to any Judge, Marshal, Sheriff, Constable, or any other Government official. We will see them in hell first!" This seems to be a return to the old times, before there were any number of Gentiles set tled in Utah, and when Brighatn used to ful minate and swefi, till Gen. Connor took his pride down to a level he had never touched before. It needs just such a man as Conner there at present to cool the Saints down a bit. Thk fight with the Indians at Milk River, Col., on the 3d inst., seems to have been one of unusual etubborness; the Indians having the advantage of ground. It was the usual ambuscade which, but for timely discovery by Lieutenant Cheney, woul dhave entirely anni hilated our little force. As it was, the killing of twelve men and wounding of forty, together with the destruction of all the horses of the Command and most of their mules, is proof of the critical position of the party, till relieved by Gen. Murritt. The Coroner's jury in the case of the kill ing of Henry Watt at the Hale A Norcross, rendered the following verdict: "that de ceased was named Henry Watt, was a native of Canada, of in unknown age, and that he came to his death on the 7th of October, 1879, in Storey county, from the effects of a gun shot wound administered by the hands of Henry Hathrell. on the 3d day of October, aforesaid, and that the same was a justifiable homicide." They have organized a Female Missionary Society in San Jose, for tha purpose of propa gating the Gospel in heathen lands. Would it not be aa well to propagate a little at home? Are there not heathen and hoodlums enough among us, to absorb all our efforts, time and money that we have to spare? The English have "Borrio-o-boolah-gha" in tow, and we have the Chinese CORNS, BUNIONS, HEADACHES, TOOTHACHE, SOEE THROAT & NEURALGIA -ALL CUBSD BT BUYWQ YOCB BOOTS AND SHOES -AT- ONE-PRICE CASH BOOT AND SHOE STORE! In Front of the State Capitol, CARSON STREET CARSON CITY, NEVADA. o o Fere yon will And the the larreat, finest and most somplete stock ever before offered r sale ia this sity. km addition to my former stack 1 Lave just rsseived trucu hew Y.ik and rbiladeliibia 3G0 COZEN LADIES' AND GENT'S BOOTS AND SHOES, All f else latest and aunt Fnshtsnable Styles ana Bekt Quality. varied eupply of Also large an Misses'. I is final's & Children's Soots & $2ioes Of all Stylea anil Qualities. I am alto agent f. r the celebrated i BURT'S & CANFIELD'S BOOTS AND SHOES. ; Mow on band a large stock of J53ki3Cliljsi 1X1 d Toilet iip Tp rs Which will be sold at reduced prisus. Alto Alligator Boots and English Walking Shoo. In Five different Btj too. one Come everybody and examine foods before piirchashinar elsewhere. W ill m !1 (roods at Sa Frunsiceo prists asd from 10 to 20 per cent, cheaper than any house in the city. Ladies' and tenia' slue Buuts and Shoes load ts oresr at short notice and on reasonable U ruw. As 1 am ninelf a thorough mechanic, and have had twenty odd years of extensive expsrfer.es in the baairees, I cannot be deceived in goods, and 1 Kuarantee that I will not deceive my customers. I sincerely thaiik the people of this city and surrounding villages for their kind patrcnuge. octs-tf rn. FsepectfnJVy, Cli.ll.ICAN. D. D'BERNARDI & CO., Q1 f STREET. BETWEEN THIRD Sacramento Caiiiornia. c. T. DAVES, WHOLESALE AND RET A L SEALERS IN Qamo, CORNER SIXTH AND OARSOI streets, O AH SON" OIT TT. LARGEST AO DIGEST IK TKE STATE. NEW TO-D A Y. S. REINSTEIN, Successor to Beinstein A Gibson, ASD RETAIL DEALBB &k POULTRY 5P X S3 3! HOI,ES.tLE IS Groceries. Provisions, Hardware, Crockery, Ciassware Tinware, Paints, Oils, Etc. -AND- GENERAL PRODUCE. BEST OF WIXES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. FINE BRANDT, PORT AND For medicinal use. SIIERBT The Silver State says: "The case of the State vs. Charles W. Hymer, convicted of murder in the first decree, came up in the Dis trict Court Wednesday, on defendant's mo tion for a new trial The Court denied the motion, and the defendant was ordered to stand up. The Court again read the indict ment and recited a brief history of the case, then Btated that in accordance with the stat utes, it was his duty to pronounce judgment on the defendant, whom he sentenced to be hanged by the neck until dead, between the hours of 1 o'clock and 5 o'clock p. M. on Thursday, November 20th, 1879. As tho Court said "May God have mercy on your soul," and remanded him to the custody of the Sheriff, Hymer bowed, turned upon his heel and left the court-room with the officers, ap parently as unconcerned as any body present. tr Woods delivered Free of Charge to ?& VS.nny part of the city and vicinity. "Si With the guarantee of Drat-class goods, call on 8. REINSTEIN, octlO Stone Building opposite the Mint. EQUALIZATION NOTICE. At the Ladies Equestrian Tournament at Reno on Wednesday, four premiums were of fered as prizes by th society, consisting of silver plate, valued respectively at $100, $70 $40 and 20. The first priza was awarded to Mus Mary A. Marsh; the second to Mrs. Alma E. Smith, Mrs. W. D. Pkillips sot the third.fand Miss Addie L. Vance the fourth. It was announced from the judges stand that three special prizes w ould be awarded at the Pavillion to the other lady contestants. There were several lively races daring the day, one of which was declared by the judges a put up job. and all the pools sold, declared off. TVTOTICE in HEREBY GIVEN TO THE 1 t following named persons that the following amounts have been added to the assessed valuation on the property described hereinafter and set opposite their names by the Board of Equalization, in words and figures, as follows: E. B. Rail, on merchant) se, $10,000 to $13,000. D. B. Magee, south IS feet, lot 1, block 6, 1,7.0 to John P. Jones, lota 6, 7 and 10. block 33, 9000 to $1,000. Ihas. Billings, personal property, f luo to f-ioO. D. Kaiser, personal property, $300 to $500. A. Cutts, lot 10, block 44, $200 to $500. it c u. -n- 1 Coaches and stages, $400 to $1,000. U. b.btayeCo. j- HorseSi jjon to jqoo. Wm. Lillienfield, brick store, $b00 to $1,000. Gibson A Dealy, lot 0, block 32, $2,000 to $2,750. And you are hereby notUed that the Board of Equalization will be in session on aionday, the I3th Day of October, 1879, When all persons entitled to a hearm? can be heard, and b.kiI actmii will be nan in tne premises. By order oi the Board. Attest : J. H. MARSHALL, Clerk. Ii sn Foiigf Kee, jT)CIYSItTAN AND SBEVEO.Y. OFFICE : Opposite Kong Hing's store, Chinatown. We carry at all time a larce and fall apply of the heat hlnda of Frnlt, green and dry, and all hlnda of Vegetablaa In season, and freah river and aea Fish, with Oyatera, Clama. Knaaela, Khrlmpa, Craba and raw Fish, with wanned sraoda iu endleaa variety. A lonff experience haa enabled na to aha all advautagea of the market, and we an and do bny the beat at the leweat rate thereby giving oar customers the benefit of oar experienae. We bay and aell an eomaataalon all i hlnda of Garden and Orchard produce and Ponltry, together with Wild dine In aea- a, and aaa buy and aell at rates that glvena at leaat the ability to aell all gooda at prlaaa that enable na to live and let live. AIJL ettOKMl rABIPILLY PACKED. E. M. HUflT, OF TUB LAKETAHOE I.fHREIt TAJMk, Havinr purchased the mill recently ooeratsa bv the Carson Kill Company will combine tbe tws, and both will kw Managed bv hiss, from this dais, as sole proprietor. The Doctor has been far many year associated with Br. Ah Kes in this city. He Riiaraiitefs pennanert and speedy cures, and hopes by strict attention to tmpiness ts merit a full share of practics. octlU u A complete stook of Common and tSaar Lomber wBl h kept eonstautlr en hand. Aiss, Shlnglea. Monldlnga, rieheaa. Window a Doora, Blinds, screen Doors, Win dow Sereena. Wire-cloth, Ioeh, Botta, Kte, Bt,j roUBTKIta. dHttVr CASK, TERXSD WOBB, MROIX WORK, BRACJZTH, ETC Aid onuses", ef every description famished at abort jo'ies. Oners has freafc and woU-aeleeted atoah of G-roceries, Provisions, Crocltory, JEE,rc3a."wa,3ro, Tinware Wines, XjlQLVtors, Flour mty Hope, Powder, Lime, Paints, Oils, FARMING IMPLEMENTS AMD ACHINERY, As well as fcTrytkkij sla. kspt by say acass ia his Ua I bv ooda delivered In any nart of the eUv Free af Charge. CLOSE BUYER EfPFCIALLY om it INVITED. OCCIDENTAL JIYaHi AND FB li D'bT ABLK, oaasa er senses Ki.'staa. srisrrs, er.-san saPirsb I'JJUie, lAMO CITY, HKVSBA. FOR SALE. fixe black walbtct office desk finished in sil, 2x4 feet in size, with nix drawers and two elosets. rer faruwr particular! inquire at t his unite. ' Contracts tuhen for House Kmiiskiixje au K pair lug. Carson, July d, lt7. K. M. ISLST. lot Tae undarjined h.ive m- of tim most soaislsU uo best eeked Livery Stable ia tLs Suite. Carriages, and Saddle Horses Always on hand and at ntodoraM f srs. JToreea Boarded by the Day, Week or Month The fuitiHc are invited toexAmias uv vesicles aad kind and gentle live stok. Jel8 f 4 KkTdKlt, rropriotors.