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WEEKLY ELKO INPEPENOEIT
iMtay. luck ?l. ism. From Friday '(Dally. ?4LMAUIIIOI. Ml* Not* Roach departed by stage Ibis morning (or bar bum* iu Tuaca iwa. The Western Union Telegraph Direo toee hate declared a dlvidtud of 1 per ?cat. scrip. The New York and New Haven Bail rood company has decided to raise the pay of laborers on all its divisions from $1 35 to 91 W per day, beginning April 1st. Upvenxot Sfmetnan says ha bus not yet Wen offl. ially notified of Senator Miller's death, and will uot say any thing about bis successor. Don't forget to "tabs in" the per formance at Freeman Hall next Tuea day eve given by Ihe Elko Dramatic Club. It will be ituiueuse. The people of Dayton held a Urge en thusiastic anti-Chiuese meeting. They were addressed by Welle Drury and 8. II. Da?is. Da) ton is fairly iu line on the queation. The Unitci) States Grand Jury at Cjrsju bss found iudictmeuts againxt Dennett Jackson, of Humboldt county, I and Jonathan Walker, of Eureka coun ty, for violations of Ihe lie Ten ue laws. | Times- lie view: The Grand Prize ? hipped Wednesday by express 2 bare of bulliou valued st 92.810 22. At the aame lime U. W. Drown shipped 1 bar from Dexter ore of the vslue of 9 1,200. Judge McVarland, of S icramento, rendered a jiKtgiueut for by de fault, in favor of James A. Harris, a fsrmer, against J. W. Drown, a Ilnght* on saloou keeper, who eutieed Harris' wife away from hiui and finally married ber. According to the published report of the First National Hank at Ileuo. on March 1st. its resources and liabilities Lalansed at f 102, CI9 03. The capital atock, fully psid up. is 9100,000, be aidn which it has a surplus fuud of $25,000. The X ortJi Delle I?le Company has com laenccd suit sn Ihe Kecoud Judicial Dutrict Court st Carson, against the Nevada Mining Conipauy, of Tuscaro rs. for possession of premises aud 90, 000 damages, and the Couit has Usned an order restraining the Nevada Com p >ny from workiug the mine pending the suit or further order of the Court. Central Xevadnn: M. A. Duulap. the young lauJIorJ of Ihe I,e?i* hotel, leit suddenly for his home in Missouri one Uiglit last week, such ?as his hurrry thst he did uot even wait for the pas ?enjjer, but look a freight train at 12 o clock at night. Why Marve was tak en so suddenly with a desire to see his friends in old I'ike, our cilixens are un able to tell. .His accounts are all right anil he owes no oue a cent. A horrible double murder and robbery were committed Tuesday at the farm bouse of John T. Overhart, near Lick ingville, in the northern psit of Clarion county. Kentucky. A boy iu the (ami 1 J returning from school fouud Mrs. Over hart lying on the floor with her throat cut from esr to ear, aud her tu other, Mrs. Oilfallen, in the spring bouse also with her throat cul and life extiuct. The house hail been ransacked an.l $300 taken. The Dsker Cily Democrat save a man oauled Soli nil, who lives ou the Mul beur. was arrested ot the 28lh ult. for imprisoning h's wife in the cellar of his bouse, and then taking upou himself a woman of the neighborhood. His sons had him arrested. He was placed un der bonds, fu a day or two tho old man had one of his sons arrested for stealing cattle; and snot),., of his sons was fcrrestrd lot the murder of a man tianted Jackson at Mul'y Cn-fck, iu Ha ker county. Or., about three month* ago. , Ex-I nited States Senator Jerome H Chaffee, falhcr-inJaw of Ulysses K. <?rsnt Jr., died of scute meningitis at Furdy's Station, Westchester county. New \ork, on Tuesday. The remains will lis buried liesiije those of his wife at Adrian, Michigan. 7b# Lut of CarUi. The fur.ernl of the late Dudley Rale, under the aitaplet* ?f Elko Lodge No. IS. V. k A. M . t'Mik pluw loilijf at 2 o'clock, Uf< rrmitiui being followed to their luiit renting ftlace iti <h? Maaonlc Cemetery by tke brethren of it? order, together w?th a Ujga. uuiuber of friend* end acquaintance* not of the Fraterrii ijr From bi* nerrtleM gr**p fan* dropped the working tool* of life, and bia wenry feet rrtcktil the end of. their tollaom* Journey. Il>) lie rent in jieace. The Eureka rtentl?*l *f the 10th ha* ?ha following iteom : fi. A. FleJrAer yc*terday received ? ae??re mid dau^geroua kick from ? borae. *nd will probably bo laid up tor aonie 'fHK j, \ A few miner* w?r? put to work In Ibe Richmond raiofldiij before yetterday on day'i wage*. Lirn Wt Of Oiltli. Mea*?r* Iliiaaell ? Hraltey, tin welt known ?toekm> n of (hi* pUce. y*.t>-r day made a anle offl50,(MK) worth of eattloto Mr. George Crocker, fo whoae I'tih ranch nt Promontory tb? atock ?a to be driven, Negotiation* h?d been pending for aonw ?#efca, Mr. Cro. k#r Anally arreting the terma offered and Ui? bargain jMWriUy. f?rcB htoid?|'?DtUx.V MUAWIM. Bain ud blamUr all day proclaim that March U still -with ua. Ed LaSerty oume down by private ?onveyancs from Tuscarora to-day. W. C. Price cam* dowo by private <ouTc*auci from Tuscarora yesterday. Tba United Stati a Circuit Court. Judge Sawyer presiding, will couveue at Canon ou the 15th instant ? next Monday. Tba Dime Savings Bank of New Brunswick, N. J., u abort $80,000, aud has susjwnded by order of theSecietary of Stale. Alex McLaughliu, of , Spruccmont and A. M. Vuuderhp, of Chetry Creek, cuius down from Wells this morning; the latt.r couiiuuiug westward by the train. Joe Simpson has mnde arrangements to start a wbite labor steuin laundry next door to bis boot mid shoe shop, opposite tbe hotel, Monday. Look out for bis ad. nail week. A nephew of Jules Verne, a student at 1' aris, Went to Auiiens, tbe bouie of bis uncle, Thursday, aud fired two sbota at the uovelist, one inflicting a slight wouud in bis leg. The young man is thought to be a mouomauiuc. Congressman Woodburn snys thut the Nevada legislature bud no authori ty to authorize tbe State lloarJ of Ex aminers to act upou tbe claims of tlio?e baring serv.d in the l'ah Utc war, and the letter's approval or disapproval of ?aid claims will have no iudueure what ever with the Government utticials in securing payment for tbe same. Kt-Seuator Geo. K. Spencer arrived here from Spriug Vullry, White I'uie I county by the traiu Iroin Wells ibis morning, lie t;o?s Iroui beri this even ing on u four weeks visit to the East. The Scuator is now a sin ce-sful runcUer ; iu Spriug Valley, huviug been inducted j into the luysleiies of raising shoel, i llerkshtres aud blooded bulls by "Oleve, " his bucolic neighbor. A circular husbt-eu issued by the Su perintendent of the Southern Division cf tbe Uruiid Trunk ltailway, ordering that hereafter all Chinese goiug over the roud will be |ia*sed thiough in bond, and that tbe conductors uili be held responsible to sie that Sour of the Moiigollsus are allowed to stop iu Call ada. At the session of ths Anti Chi new Convention in Sacramento Thursday, u resolution was introduced that no tuau directly employing or pttroui/liig Chin ese can be placed on tbe Committee on Resolutions. This led to an excited and long debate. The resolution was Anally curried utiauitu<'UHiy. Tbe Chairman read the followiug telegram from (ioveruor Stoucman: "Aeoapt regards slid b- st wishes for tbe suites* of the convenuon and its deliberation*. 1'ositire previous en gagements prevent my being with you to-morrow." Charles Stroud a driver on (be lteuo and Quincy line, aays .lie Silver Suie *?i dragged to death by one of tlir stage horiea la?.t Thursday. Alt uilc broke at 1'nrkc-r's seventeen miles (rum (juiiicy, and Stroud bod uiouuted n horse to go (or assistance, when th? ou iiunl threw liim. lit* foot became en tangled IU oue ? I the straps aud be was hurried to a frighttU' death. Illicit Lot*. A Hot Spring", Ark. dispatch of the 13th iu?taut says: Ibis morning Geo. I>. WilllslllH, clerk of the Sumpter Ho tel, killed Mr*. N'urtin, a guest of the house, and attempted to kill himself. It ia allege. I tint an intimacy has for Rome time nutted between Williams aud Mr*. Norm, who was i)iiile u young mid very fashionable vomnn. Iter all* ga I husband, a sporting man, claim* to bitTc discovered William* last night in hit wife's apartments, and the matter became public through the dis turbance which eusu> d. Williams ia n young man, very popular in so? iety, and no atnin on hi* character ha? ever before existed. He fired ouly two shots one of which penetrated the heart of hi* victim, and the other hi* own bead just above the right temple. It. how ever, only fractured Vim skull, and th" wound i* not fatal. He ia now in pris oti. Death of Mrs. Woodbnrn. Ilepresentstive Vooilburn, senl a message to M n. Staunlon yesterday, aaya Uw Silver State, informing him of the death of Mr?. Woodbnrn, at Wash iiiRbiii, at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon. He will bring the remain* to Nevada for interment. Mrs. Woodbnrn, who waa highly esteemed by all h?-r acquain tances, leave* two children to whom a* well aa the Itereaved hliahnnd, the syin pathie* of the people of Nevada are ex tvndcd, V pedal Masonic Maattig. A Special meeting for work in the Third Degree will he held by Elko I/odge No, 15, P. A A.M, at Mn*onie Hall, this evening the ICth instant commencing at 8 o'clock, Sojourning brethren in good standing are cordially invited to attend. Hy order of the W. II. O. W. Orover Secretary. 0. C. I'owning is endeavoring to malie his calling aud election sure by a lively interest in the proceeding* of the Cat|le (.'onvsntjori, No qsa Oristopher it v>)?'t go. Ur p.ilient lad, for about, tweaty-Ove years, then you ma/ have a efetnee. It rum Dailj') UUAOIOL Tb? barometer iadicitM mot* storm. Tho great New York billiard match closed iu tUnt city Saturday night Sehaefer Ictding Viguraui by a Mvrt ol 3,000 to l.?00. Tbe dis;>at<-b received here yesterday morning auuuuiiciug tbe critical coudi tiou of Cuugtrwiuin Woodburo, should have read "Mrs Wtu. Woodburu." The lady died on Saturday. A daring robbery of the express car o( a moving truiu on tbe ltock Islaud St Pacific road was committed Friday night Kellogg Nichols, the express man, fought the desperado's until tbt-y beat bim to deuth with au iron joker Tbe thieves rifled bis pockets lor tbe key to tbe sale which they rolibed of all its contents, variously estimated at front $20,000 to &2.?,000. The cbecka and valuable packages not containing mouey were left scattered ubout tbe floor. Nothing was known of the occurrence until the truiu reached Morris, tbe first stop west. ROLL OF H.CNOR- ( The following is the average per. cent of the pupils of bceth for tbe term tott:r.ieiiciug November 2ud lb So and cIumiiu murch 12(b. 1S-C. Kflir Lawrence, 95; Ktumu Porter, 85; Neuie Porter, IKi; Maud St. flair, (W; Aiini- St. t'lair, *>H; I. utile St. Clair, bij; Fanny Smiley, 9 ?; J L u Porter, Tliuuits Lnwiruc , 92. Jennie Gibb. Teacher. The Convention Tomorrow. The Aiiiiu.il inci ting of the members of the Nevada Live-stock Association, will tnke place b re tomorrow at Free man ball. The stock interest being a very heuvy oue iu this part of the State I the lueiulieiship of the A-sociatiou has ; become uumeruus and u large gathering of representative Stock men is eontidcu tially expected to take part iu the pro ceedings. Roll of Honor. Following is the Toano school report ! for the u oath ending M irrh 12, 1DSC. Totol number of pupils enrolled, 12. Average daily attendance, 10. Fertile Jobuson, 9C: Mittie l'arfcer 9a; Kihe Johnson, 04: Mary Mclaughlin, 111; N' iIk- Jackson; 91; Frank Mc L tUgblin, 90, Mini.- Johnson, 90: Koy McLaughlin, 90; Charley Parker, 90. M 1- lloi'tiii, Tea tin r THE BURLING AME TREATY. It i* a common wjiug that the Chi u ?e were invited by treaty to couie to tlai* couotry. Tiie idea nieuut to U c lUVcycd ih that it wu* the people ol th? Lionel Stutr* who were the tir 4 to a*k theiu to reside here, ltut such I* not the (act. Speaking o( thia matter the Sau Krauciaco Uulletiu hat a: Anton ISurlingnuie wu* tent by thl* Govern ment Minister to ('bins. While there he chained hit alle^iauce, ao to *peuk, ? utl uccepted the poMtiou ol Aiuba?*i> dor Irom Ctiiua to the Uuitid Stair*, lie cat* e t ? tin* country with a Chiutse auite una brought with him the treaty wbicli admits the Chinese. It ?a> China'* proposition. Nobudy knew what nut in the treaty. It wu* git en out at the tuuc that its object wa* auu ply to promote trade. With that view, liuiliugnuie and hi* allonduuta were heartily Welcomed. It ?u> a long time l-eforr the real purj>o*e of the document leaked out. liurimgaiue knew perfectly well what he wu* about. '1 he treuilc* which he aUo negotiated with Spain uud 1'elU exhibited the fact that he comprcheudcd exactly, what kiud of emigration he was dealing with. In the ituriiuguuie treaty we concede a great many tlnugs and absolutely get nothing in leturu. When it i* declined, a* is often tint case, that China may get wad and abrogate the treaty, itself, the per ai'ii* who indulge iu that *ort of argu ment cannot hare read the document and call therefore have no notiou how ridiculou* they are making themselves. The two Sam*. Sam Small and 8atu Jones.? Small Jones ? are edifying the highly cultured I'hicagoans with night ly eihibitioua of ignoruut bnlderdn*li un der the sucred name of "The Gospel." Their haranguea Me attended by thousand* of curiosity seekeia. and one inaaiie colored woman rendered '?shout ing happy" under the ministrations of evaugelist Julie*. W. C. 11. AlUn, proprietor o( the Shoshone Journal, published at Sho *ln tie, Altura* Co., Idaho, gave the iNiiRriiNiilttT a friendly call tbia morn ing. Mr. Allen i* also Secretary of the Idaho Cattle Grower*' Aaaociation, and i* here to attend the meeting of the Ne vada Live Stock Aaaoriution, and a* a representative of the stock intereata of Idaho, of which the Journal ia an able eiponent. If you would eliminate "the aoldier" what would Congrens orate, gesticulate, perorate anil tear pa**ion into tatter* ?bout? A* a subject for political capi at the aoldier can't be last. ? Terre llailte (Itepublican; Mail. Cap(. II. J. Keith and "Lefteni nt" II. MrAdntus left by laat night'a tr.tin for a viait to friend* ea*t of th* Ilock le*. During the week ending aatnr lay, March Id, application* for State land, aggregating 1 1.700 acrss ??r? filed at Carson, [From TtMltj'i Daily.] ?AUiACVUUt Fiiniui Dux To-*io*t! Travel Mb Eut and West continue* wry heavy. Secure your k?U early (or tha enter tainment at Frttuun Hall to-night. Senator J. W. Powell ia spending a few ilajrj among hi* friends at Uw Coun ty Seat. Major Dennis, junior of the Times Review, arrived front U>? went on Sun day evening. The Salt Lake Tribune designate* the Utah Legislature as "the ridiouloua conclave of simpletons." "Scud" and "biddy Dean" will keep the audience in it jolly frame of mind at the eutert?inuient lo- night. C .C. Fowuiug, of the Reno Jcaornl ia in towu attending the convention of the Nevada Live Slock Association. There will be a friendly content for Terpaicboreau honors between a printer und a painter at Freeman Hull to-uight. "The wesriug <?( the gltjca" will be appropriate to-morrow, m honor of the lne and public services of St. Pat rick. It is said that Senator Jones, of Ne vada, is the uuly member of the Senate who a< companitd the remains to Cal ifornia. The stock interest* of all parts of the State were well represented at the inectiug of ttie Xev?ua Stock Assocns sion heie to-day. Geo. J. Kerdhatn, Gcuerul Agent o' the Union 1'uciQc lt.silway. with head quarters ut Salt Lake, is in towu, inter viewing the stuck men. The average wages p tid to teachers both mule uud femiae in the public schools ul Nevada are higher than iu any other State iu the Uuiou. There was quite a large number of stock men from various parts of the State in attendance ut the tueetiug of the Stock Association to-day. The residents of 11 lby Valley are ex periencing very rough weather, heavy snow storms, high winds uui couse qu- nth imuieute snow drifts. The f*?t freight teams left yeiterday morning with Iti.lHKJ poauda of mer chandise for Tuscarora un r< Uauts, for* urded l<y C. C. W?ru?r & Co. Dakota, when admitted, will be the tUirly-uiii th iu the cou->tcllution of State and nuotlier star will be added to tiu blue held of the National ban A hvrly ?now storm visited in during j the Uli;bl, Lot u bright, wariu IUU dispersed (tic beailtiul with wuieh the htce of utlure wu? cotcrcd this morn ing. H. F. Hapgood, agent (or 'A. B.I Maithrws iui|>uitcr ?iul breeder of Au> j;ui mid Uallott ay cattle, Kansas City, 11. >. in iu town attending the cattle con vention. Mr. J. I'. F. lctT is now confined to hia room with (ever and sore throut, but hi* iudii|>ositiou it not considered seri ous, and he hopes to be out again in a day or two. Mist Margaret Graham, n graduate o ( the California State Normal School, was granted a Hot grade certitlcute to-day. Sue in euga^ed to leach at Signal, iu Clover Valley. The tax levy this year in Lincoln county i* f'SJt'J, on $100 valuation, nud iu Lyon county it is Tix payer* ot Klko are fortuuatc in having tlieir lines cast in plcsant places. The address o( Bnpt. C. S. Young on the Coeducation o( Kins, delivered before the Nation*! Teachers Associat ion at Syracuse, N. V. attracted much a'.tentiou in the convention. Do not forget the entertainment At Freeman Hall to night. Tha indicat ions are that the audience will be a large one and that the programme will be carried out to the satisfaction of all. 'Die Intrrnatonal billiard match be tween Jacob Schaefer of New York, anil Maurice Vignaui of Paris, terminated last Saturday night at New Yortt City in favor of Schaefer who stored 3,000 poiuts to Vignaux's 1,855. Many perrons in town are suffering with cola* an<! l ot a lew ar- on tl?? aiek list. We regiet to learn thai Mra.'j Taylor is one of the la'ter, anil _ cotise* (jneiitly the primary department Of the public sciiool is temporarily closed. A. 8. Mercer editor of the North western Live Stock Journal, Cheyenne, Wyo. has been invited to deliver au address before the Stockmen's Conven tion this evening at 7 o'clock at the Court House All those interested in stock matters should go and hear him. General Sherman's extraordinary let ter to Mrs. Anderson, 'if St. Louis, will do him g eat injury. After referring to the fact that his family is Catholic he says: "Mrs. Klierinin would no more have her children enter a public school than a common barroom." This is a very foolinh and extravagant statement and a libel on Mr*. Rhcrman'e good *en*e. Whilfl they commonly prefer denominational achoola, the ridiculous bigotry embodied in General Sherman's remark will m.el with almost universal condemnation from Catholics In Amer ica. Central Sherman ha* of late years, seemed to l>e losing hie head. Sucrainento Dee, Presh oysters of superior qualify re ? vivsd daily by express at the tiew.* [Prow Wednesday's Dtlly.J liUUMIM. St. Patrick's social tl FrMBiu Hal to-night. A succession of rain tad now has been tho order of tbe day. Elko County iaaaea no scrip. Every expenditure is cash on the nail. It is bsrdly considered safe to aak W. J. Urton, "How doea your vatcU sun?" Supt. C. S. Vonng will probably re turn within a fear days from bis- East* eru tour. I Mr. James Adams whohss been spend ing some weeks iu the East returned yesterday. It is scarcely probable that litigation in tbe Squabble Gulch mining claims is st an end. Progressive euchre partiea are to be supplemented by progressive prayer metliugs. General Sherman ant in another letter, and every time he takes up a pen he puts bis foot in it ,so to speak. | , There sre several candidates for Sen ator Fair's shoes, and it is safe to bet but one man will be elected. Who will it beT Tbe funeral train, beari ng the re main* of Senator Miller aud escort, panned through this afternoon at 2 o' clock. l'edro Altube of Independence Valley has returned from a prolonged visit to the Bay in search of health. Ilia pbys icsl condition is much improved. Ho Altlon-Klchmond Compromise. Hon George VV. B.tkerone of the sttor neys for the Albion Mining Crtnpany in their suit againot tbe ltichiunnd Comp any, r< tinned yesterday from San Fran cisco.wbitber he was c:?llid some "three weeks ago to aid in bringing about n com proiuixe of the diflereniea existing be tweet^tbe two corp>'rations. He says an understanding had l>ei-n agreed upou but when they came to the tr.iusfcrriug of certaiu properties questions arose that, it seemed to. .Id not be settled amicably. As matters are uow a compromise is no>? probableaud a warfare in tbe courts be ween the two companies is imminent. Thin is certainly a matter of general re gret to the people ol Eureka. -Sentinel. The KaUrtalnmeut. The second apppearance of the Elko Dmuiatic cli.b at Fieeinan Hall last night was greetcJ by a large ami enthu siastic audiciiep, the liull being tilled to its utmoHt cf ae y. The llr?t j>u t of the entertaintne' t consisting of comic and character sougi, interspersed with exhibitions of fancy dancing in which Meaner*, Atwell, Ito gers mini Osborn acquit themselves with credit. Thin was followed by music by VFtthrim't l>ntid ntid eRpeciul credit is due to Sir. Washcim for the success of thin p.i.t of the exercise*, a* Lis volun tary effort iu behalf of the enterprise win crowned with euiineut success, the music being of real merit. 'l'he second part of the entertain ment was the presentation of the sens ational, coinicdr.i m. A u o :i ? the liienkers, which wns renderid in attch ? innnnrr as to reflect credit on each member of the company, every one of whom sustained the eliuiarter ussi^ned iu an artistic and satisfactory manner. It would be diftcult to designate any one as entitled to special mention, nnd it is the universal Verdict that the play was a success. The Kinging of Miss Gardner was greeted w ith an eucore, and was au at tractive feature of the entertainment The enterprise was a financial success as the grots receipts amounted to &143, 75. The Cattle Convention, lmving failed yesterday to iluish the butt nisi for which it was called, was iu session agaiu to day. There is a ruiucr that Major Dennis has got married and consequently chan ged his name. We unhesitatingly pro uouuee the story a malicious canard. The Inst words of John D. Oough wei?. ??Y..ung roan, keep your record clean," and the last words of George Elmore will no doubt be "keep in the middle of the road," which expresses thu same tdea* Hammering the Desk to Piecss. At the beginning of every session of -Congress a n*w pine top has to l e placed on the Speaker's desk, l'.ne is used because the ivory gavel produces a louder sottud upon it Ihau upon some tougher wood. Oak was once tried bill the occupant of the chair complained that ? sharp blow produced a stinging sensation in th? hand consequently pine has been used ever aince. Rebutting Testimony. "Doctor," said a contractor, who had called to collect his money for paving the alreet in front of his residence, "the work haa been completed for imn? time and I wish you would pay the bill." "I will not pay it," replied the phy sician, "you have not )>erformed your work satisfactorily. Th?re are innumer able hole* which have Wen merely cot* crvd over with dirt; and I am anything but satisfied with the job." "Then a fello* feeling ought to prompt you to pjy the bill," said the contractor. ? I do not nnderstand yon sir," re plied the physician. "Your buainess," said the coulrsctor "teaches yon that dirt coveres up many a bad job, dorsu'tit?" ? Natiun.il Week ly. - .. [Froa Tkifri^a ?ALMAOVaM. VI iu Lin* Finch of Cortrt, 8*m xm Coanty N. Y. hu jut dM, ithf ? fast of tigbl}-ui iliijrt. - - ' * ? . Ev-Governor Michael Hkhn, Kfpra sentativs in UoogrrN from the Second District in Louisiana, died ??diUnlj Tuesday morning at Willard'a Mo tel of hemorrhage of the lungs. A seven-year-o!d aon of 8. E. Pettit, living at Jordan, I'tah, Tuesday. play fully pointed a double-barieH shot-gun at bii brother, aged nine year*, cocking the weapon aad at the instance of the latter, pulled tue trigger*. An and, pected rejoit followed, the elder brother falling to the floor mortally wound-. d both charge* entering his abdomen An in'ant in hia arm* at the time, es caped unhurt. Major-General John Pope, United State* Army, who entered the service aa a cadet in the Military Aca lemy at West l'oiut, July 1, 1833, from Ken lucky. wna on Tuesday officially retired from active service iu the United States Army, ou account of age, and in- accor dance with Cong regressions! eosttntali General Pope contemplates living Iu Cibciunuti and making that citybisfu urn hoiue. His pay as retired Major General amounts to the sum of to.tCa per annum, or $1G8,75 per month, dur ing his natural life. Some of the principal frauds devel oped under Commissioner Spark's ad ministration have been the stealing of timber from public lands. In the case of th; Sierra Nexaila Lumber Couipa uy, of California, the special agent found that the Co ipany hod construc ted extensive dum-s aul several rail ways tilteen or twenty utiles iu lingth for the sole purpose of facilitating its trespass upon the public lands, uud 05, OOO.UUO feet were identified us having been cut by the Company. Depreda tions upon the public timber iu Utah uud IdaUo Territories have beeu equal ly exteusive tud fligrunt. In Wash ington Terrstory and northeast Califor nia lumberman have hired hundreds of sailors oud other transient and irres ponsible men to muke lriululent entries on lands containing the finest and most valuable timber iu these sections. Tho vigorous course of the Commissioner to wards the companies is having its effect Several d legations from the West have beeu iu WashiugUtu for the last few weeks trying to postpone action in their cases, or having the suits uguilist thein dismissed. The House Committee on Public Lnnds a ;rced to repoit favoiat ly upon the bill to repeal the pre-eui] tiou, timb er culture aud deseit land ucts. Representative Little introduced a bill providing that the President may cause silver dollars to be coined on pri vate a "count in unlimited quantities if he shall succeed iu reaching an agree ment with at li-a->t two leadiug Europ ean Nations to do the same. The President sent the following nominations to the Benute: William L, Trsnholm of South Carolina, one of the Civil Service Commissioners, to be Comptroller of the Currency, in place of Henry tt . Cannon, resigued. John H. Oberly of Illiuois, to l>e Civil Serv ice Commissioner, iu plnce of Wm. L. Treuholm. Charles I.yinun of Conn ecticut, now Chief Examiner of the Civil Service Commission, to be Civil Service Commissioner, iu place of Dor man B. Eaton. The Secret try of the I nterior has ren dered a desisiou reversing the decision of Commissioner of the General Lund OlUce of November 12th, 1185, which held that u person wna i -ntitieit to but one pre-emption right, he would not be periuited to commute a lioinstead entry iutn a cash entry, as thin would be equivalent to a second exercise of the same right. Mr. ll'nnd, of Missouri, nnder in struction* Irom the Committee on co.n sge, moved to tnspt-nd the rules and adopt the In lowing reio'.ut ons. That tho House bill, &,0t>0 "for the free coinage of silver" bo made a spec ial order tor Kaurduv, tlie 20th and U?tli >u<ant. Saturday the 3id of Apiil and that the same be ayu.n tuken up 'lnes day, April Gtli, alter the morning hour for the consideiat .on ol bills repotted by the committees, and so to cout nue from day to day until disposed of, piovided th&t unless sooner ordered by the House the pteviniis question shall be pending then on, at 3 o'clock Thursday, April 8th; this order not to interfere with the revinne or gtncia! appropriation bills, except on Thursday, April 8tb, fixed for final disposition of this order." 'Ihe motion was seconded, PG to 28; A brief di l ate tn-ued, showing consid ttil'lc oppodtiou to the motion. Mr lilnlid intimated that the Silver advocates would secure a Vote on the bill if they had to keep Cougress in ses? siun all summer lo accomplish 'hat pur* pose. The motion to suspend the rules aud adopt the resolution ?a* agreed to. Yeas 17'J, nays 87. The announcement of the rrsnlt w?s greet' d with a round of applause from the silver men. Who Bay Diamonds. Poring n trial, in whirh >1 *n v*e ?*? ?*ry to cull in *oi?p ex|>rrt tcotimonr ?? to th? rslitp and quality of diamond* a fprtoin p?wiit>rokt-r took tb? utatid. "Writ air," n*krd thi attorney, do you well diamond*?" "Yea, wlim I ran" wM lha reply, ?'f* trade eery good iiow?" * ??Not much." ??Who buy tlie mnai eliamondaf" ?'The Uipn *t dauiu foula, air, wbo liaee the money." The teatituony waa considered <le ci.lrly ?ij.art. -Unchaiit Tiariler. ? * * * ? BAILT El Kl IHKPCMBUr |?i?VID ITMT Mf, MIMT? M* ?. s. cum, ?r?r. Jxropf.tt* >o* toff, thrtf mUi 5 f >vi\*nt4 by tamn la IliMlUmUavntk ? ? >?>< mi pun1* MiMolpllMi hmHA. AOVKSTISIHO HATES. : ' ?? fquir 1 10 ItM taaMUaw M tack ?djhun>?". kavrttloa.... tN A liberal il:?nml Irwai l>k ?imiieriT altntlMi*, WEEKLY ELKO INDEPENDENT. |>lbll I T ?i. |>iblUl>*d nrrj *to<U). ?k)t W kli I* I in I t44rrM, oaa ;aa> (puaURv BOTIL UliViLl ' 1-k' .??* Oirot Horn, ? Cun A Ouni, Wo ?*???? ? .i rainvu. * w>J II. 8. Tbomaioa, LaB>otlle;4<tB?^a Arthur and Wife, EJ. LnOvrty, rora ; Geo. E. Spencer, *hilt Vint; Ale* McLaughlin, Sprura ? ??> j . A. VM. Vauderlip, Cherry Creek. ;J\ J. W. Powell. W. Steve** If. W. Brown, Tuscarorn; H. 11. GhW, S^n Frnnciaco; O. P. U"bin?on, llaby,' A B. Mtrcer, Clu-yetine; W. Vau AsUtyiie, South Fork; E. jlarerman, Teecwu;^. M. Doolry, Ulub; Geo. Wait. W.J). J oner, Austin; J. T. Baler, Eaitu; Joe Scott, Miit Polk, llulleck. ' ' * F Uoueyoian, W. B. Gibb*, TTxh. K.ine, CloY?-r .Valley; J. B Mwyr, W, W. Patternon, H. S. Tattle.. .Watts; Wes Johnsuu, E. C. Hardy, To?no, W. Sin. lev. Stir Valley; II. H. Porch, jfl/i n tiugtoo; C. C. Powuiug, E. E*nn?, Ileno;T. L). Parkiuaou, J. SitbalJ, Gol couda; G. W. Cram, Battle Mouutaiu; Col. J. A. Mauaiu, M. S. Bonni&eld, E. W. llurcbard, T. H. Deein, E. L. Kor* ton, Wiuueiuocca; T. I). Page Eureka; II. F. W'ilaun, Galeua; M. Fitxgrrald. Dean's Baucb; Major Latham, Mr*. M. Latham, Mr*. G. Dowdiug; Cort.s, A. D. Wilcox, Stoue House; H. T. Hap good, Kansas City; W. J. Black, Deeth; U. M. lU'ed and wife, Willow Creek; Mrs. J. K, Boyes and child, Cnrliu; A. Benson, Beowawe; W. u. Vors, 1, I. Wiseman, Sou'.h Eork. Qkm? Babtlstt A OtTinciu, Pmo niRotl A. F. Stones, Cross-roads; Hi Stoker, Bullion; Thos Brophy, I.omoiHe; G. J. Xeedhutu, Salt Lake; Geo. Chase, f^au Francisco; F. E. Drown, C. E. . Drown, South Fork;T, B. Gibson, Taylor. . II. Paulsen, Archi Harper, Tuscarora; K. A. Crane, South Fork; C. O. Brooka S. Knhn, J. U. Dcnuia, bau Francisco; W. ltogera, Sacrainento; J. F. Triple tt, Beno; W. A. Brown, Huntington: E C. Hardy, Tonuo; J. R. Uunry,' Mound. L. Went, North Fork; John MoKee, Mary'a Itiver; James Davis, Welts; N. Miiler, Fort Hallcck; H. Bruckninu, San Francisco; A. Liaaak, Carl in ; G. J. Needham, Salt Lnke City; J. H. Wei land's Station; John Atkinson, Deeth; J. P. Bane, Piue Valley; Ed Odell, La moille. Marsh Stottler. Lamoille; Pedro ' Al tube, San Francinco; Bert Travet San Louis Obispo; William Fisher, Bichard Harvey, Hulleck. ttUMDOLDT House JOHN KlLlCB, PaO rairroa. Wm. Bogera, Sacramento; E. Itaver trmn, Tecouin; Geo. Beeney, A. L. An drew* Lone Mountain; T. E. Siason, Winnemucca. Bichard Brown. Gabriel Hoskina COMMERCIAL B\REET, t i ?n ? Elko Nevada. ?Dealer in and Manufacturer ot ? | * : la - i ; .. ' i ?" '. :\M ' ? . < :??. .? Furniture, Mattresses, Upholstery Goods, WALL paper, HCTUBR FRAMES, WINDOW HIIADER, MOCLD1NOR. MIItROKS, ETC.. ETC. , ? ? ' ? , v ; UndertakinG ? ; III all ita llranrltea ?? - PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO PAINTING. KALSOMINING. DECORATIVE PAPER-HM6ING, GILDING, ETC. Done at Sliort Notice, and In lh? Manner, by nrEXPERIKWCED WORKMEN 1 CA1IIUAOU Ac DION PAINTING A SPECIALTY.