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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 February 1877

.J J ... ; r . II 1 11 mi y 1 iiir 'WW " ' V Two Dollars per Annum. HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and publisher. NIL DESPEHAlTDtJMi NO. 52. VOL. VI. RIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, FEB11UA11Y "15, 1877. Did She Love Them All I I keep them In the old, old box That Willio gave me yenra ago, The time we parted on the rocks ; . His oliip lay swinging to mid fro, At waiting in tho lower hay ( I thought my heart would" break that day. Tho picture with the peiiMve eyes Is Willie's? No, dear, that's young Blake, ' Who took tho West Point highest prize t lie. went hnlf crazv for my sake. - litre are u lot of rhymei he wrote, And here's a button off his confi If this his ring ? My dearest May, I never took a ring from him ! This was a gift from Howard Clay j .flint see tho pearls are getting dim ; They say that pearls are tears what stuff! Tho setting looks a little rough. He was as handsome ns a prince And jealous ! lint he wont to Home Last fall ! He's never written since. I used to vin...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 February 1877

SETTLEMENT. Reopii Iota a.nAT'TTvrmilU tor the year enllng January lt,1877. RECEIPTS . January 1, 1877. To tax received from unaeatcl , nds 13,040 B4 " " collectors 7,109 80 lnnd ret'd to county comrs sold by treasurer 237 01 " tax rec'd for lands rdeeineil from Co. 2; 73 " tax ' from land rot'd to commissioners , 2 40 ." ninmint received on note of County vs. John Karl 18" 14 " lunount received on note of County vs. William Zelt 201 25 commonwealth costs col. 102 SO "Jury fees received 6200 " lines collected 200 00 " am rec'd from Jos. Wind- felder on ballanco due lit lat settlement 940 57 $28,070 expenditure. By nm't paid Mich. Weidcrt for services ns Co. coni'r. 219 " am'tpuld W. Il.Oslerhout for services as Co. coni'r. 1.SS ' nm't paid George Reuschcr for services ns Co. com'r. 201 " uni t paid W. 8. Horton, commissioner's clerk 400 00 ' nm't paid Hall & MeCntiley, commissioners' counsel " uni t paid I. Scull slierifT " um't paid officer's fees, con stables ' nm't paid offic...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 February 1877

canikl scull, man sheriff of elk COUNTY. IN ACCOUNT WITH THE BfcV 4 ERaL SCHOOL DISTRICTS. January 1, 1177. To balance due Morton School Vlitrict at lost settlement ......... 40 go ISOoo By UklanoedneHorton School district 3ooo ou 5o THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE KANE. RIDGWAY AND 8T. MARY'S STATE ROAD IN ACCOUNT WITH THE FUNDS OK SAID ROAD FOR THE YEAR END ING JANUARY 1, 1877. January 1, J877. To balance In hand State road troo- nrer at last settlement WV 5o " tm't rec'd from treat. M'Keaa oo. " " " Elk county 8,807 80 By ain't raid Geo. D. Messenger, Jr., for building two miles of road " amount paldTnnnlng and Lumber company Tor labor, etc, " am't pd. Wilcox L. co. acc't of '75 ' T, " 75 " " " Hall A M'Cauley, atty't rvlees two yearn " J. L. Brown. iipc'v 2 v'm 1,367 85 479K 116 Oo 45ooo 25 oo Si oo 3oo l.Mooo I, too oo 015 66 r.9ooo Wo oo AQ or. " ' " M. S. Kline, mak'gdupl's " amount paid on bond No. 14 " 11 " ' 23 ' i it it i, j- " I""".;'." " balanoedne fund I,(to586 i 851,159 98 W...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 February 1877

I'-IKM, (UKDEX AND HOUSEHOLD, Itoanrntla Itrclptw. Ml rotten stone. no . Mi ., nuiiuuiira 1111(1 nter will ofton rostore French gilt if not too much worn off. WKODimr Cak. Two itn.1 rmTf,, U,UUl8 fl0,r. one-lmlf BUSnr 0W(3 c"Pfl nnttcr, three- quarters oue-hnlf vwyiui nuiK, two ppirM, nutmeg, one-hnlf pound of iaiHinS. Hlip.nilnvfnv ,,,,,,,,,1 ,r....i.. quiU'tvr toRH1x,onful soda. . , yABTLEs. One quart of lukewarm milk, two tableitpoonfula molted butter, naif a cupful yeast, hourly two quarts Hour; set them in n warm pluce four or live hours, until light. They want to be baked ova- ft qniok lire; Blow baking makes them tough. Minutk Pudding. Eight even table spoonfuls of flour, one pint cold milk, With a piece of soda the si2e of a pen dissolved in it; utir in the flour gradual ly with the milk to the consistency of thin starch; add four well beaten eggs; on silting down to dinner put it in the wen; butter the dishes well, and put the mixture in one-eighth of nn inch thick, ns it r...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 1 March 1877

( j: HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. VII. RIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 1877. NO. 2. 1 Cnnffi 4 2P S Better in the Morning. Tou can't help the baby, parson But still I want ye to go Down an' look in upon her, An" read an' pray, yon know. Only last week she was sklppin' round A pullin' my whi J.ei-ii V hnir, A climbiu' up to the table Into her little high chair. " The first night that she took it When her little, cheeks grc rod, When she kisRcdood-night to papa. And went away to bed Bez she : ' 'Tis headache, papa, Bo bettor in moruin' live In' aoniuthin' in how Rhe said it Jest made me want to cry. " But the mornin' brought the fever, And her little hands were hot, An' the pretty red uv her little checks Grew into a crimson spot. But she laid there jest ez patient Ez ever n woman could, Takin' whatever we give her Bettcr'n a grown woman would. "Thodnys are terrible long an' slow, An' she's growin' wus in each j...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 1 March 1877

Wit twmk Henry A. Parsons, Jr., Editor THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1877 Xcws Items. are so service will in Ohio Longfellow isseventy years old. The cat-lron filibusters number eighty-three. Speaker Randall hits prohibited smoking in the House of Representa tives. Mr Tilden has failed to rench the Presidency, but then a county in Neb raska has been named after him. The whites ami blacks in New Iberia parish, Louisiana, have had a conflict and great excitement prevails. Outside speculation ruined Postmas ter MnArthnr. of Chicico. who is a (le- fnnltor to the extent of $8.000 The amount is secured to the government Senretarv Robeson says that the present naval appropriation small that the foreign have to lie abolished. All the Presidents elected by the Rpmihiionn nartv were born within 175 miles of Cincinnati, two and on in Kentucky. London. February 28. There were in I rn.nths from small-uox in London last week, which number has only been exceeded in one week since the present epidemic began. ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 1 March 1877

fa GEO. A. HA TUB UN, Attorney-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co',, Pa. HALL & M'VAULEY, Attorneyi-at-Lw. Office in New Brick Building, Main 8t Ridgway, Elk Co., Pa. - v8n2lf. L UCORE & HAMBLEN. Attorn eys-at-Law, Ridgway, Elk County Pa. Office across the hall from the Democrat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to Jne. 15 '70. CHARLES HOLES, Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Ridgway, Ta. Agent lor the Howe Sewing Machine, and Morton Gold en. Repairing Watches, elo, donewith le tame aoouracy as heretofore. Batis faotiaa guaranteed. vlnly J, 0. If. BAILEY, ATTORNEY-AT'LAW. 1d2,)1. Ridgway, Elk County, Pat Agent, for the Traveler's Life and Aooi 4ent Insurance Co., of Hartford. Conn. JAMES V, FULLER TON, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently lo; cated in Rigway, offers his professional ser vices to the citizeus of Ridgway ano sur rounding country. All work warranted Office in Sorvice & Wheeler's Building, up- tairs, first door to the left. ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 1 March 1877

BLUE GLASS. Home of (i,e llenuli nf the Blue (Jla Trrniment. The excitement over the blue gloss cure in Providence, 11. I., hns not been excelled anywhere else. The local papers have daily reports regarding the results of the treatment. We select the following from the Prt : . Mr- Henry O. Wood, bookkeeper, in Will. A. WoillVa lli tvlf itanViiifT oaf uliliali. HELEN'S BABIES. With Some Account of their Ways. , It was an enticing invitation from my only married sister, Helen Lawrence, that moved me, Harry Burton, salesman of white goods, bachelor, aged twenty eight, to spend my fortnight's vacation at Hillcrost. Tom Lawrence s cigars garden, plenty of handsome girlB, and unlimited leisure for reading these were the inducements offered me. Inciden tally, as Tom and Helen were to be ab sent on a visit, I wus just to keep an eye on the children, who, I was assured, give me "the slightest w - "ler , v"8huigtoii and Hut- an j clnrot and horses, a splendid flower . una uetu 1uun4t.11 mm rh...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 8 March 1877

fflli .... i . Y v 1 M Willi gpRwrcp' K HENRY A. PARSONS, VOL. Vir. " KIBGAVAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1877. - Na 3' - The Old Widower. Alone, arc, masters, I live alone in this one email room that you nee, For now my old woman is laid to rest I've no one to think of me i We were wedded a long, long while ago, full fifty year or more, And folks find changes hard to bear when nigh upon four score. Ah, she was a handsome and winsome lass In the days of the far back past, And a beauty lingcr'd on lu-r old face for me to the very la&t True, Mie sometimes hud a bit of a tuiigue, but maybe I hud one too, Aud I find out now she's dead and gone what worries a wife, goes through. Aye, the petty troubles of woman's life a man can only learn When he has to light his fire himself, aud finds green wood won't burn ; When he has to wash out liU bits of things, and cook his food kinnelf, And keep his crockwore free from dust, and ranged on a nice clean Buelf. And then the needle th...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 8 March 1877

Hie JM transit. Henry A. Tarsong, Jr., Editor THURSD4Y, MARCH 8, 1877 The New Cabinet. Washington, March 7. Ttao following nomination were received by the Senate from President Hnyes at 2:20 p. m.t William M. Evarts, of New York, Secretary of State j John Sherman, of Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury j Geo. W, M'Creary, of Iowa, Secre tary of War j Richard M. Thompson, of In diana, Secretary of the Navy j Charles Devlns, of Maasachuesetts, Attorney General ; David M. Key,, of Tennessee, Postmaster General, and Carl Schurz, of Missouri, Secretray of the Interior. From the Pittsburgh Telegraph, March 2. Now For Peace and Prosperity. The grout struggle is ended. The content which closed at break of day this morning will be memorable in the annals of the country as recording the first systematic and combined ef - fort on the part of a defeated candi date for the presidency and his friends to defeat the will of the people, as ex pressed at the polls, and to prevent the inauguration of the ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 8 March 1877

GEO. A. RATHBVN, Attorney-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Pa. BALL A MCA CLE Y, Attornyt-at-Ltw, Office in fctw Brick Building, Mala SI Ridwy, Elk Co., Pa. 8n2if. L UCORE & HAMBLEN, Attorneys-at-Law, Ridgway, Elk County Pa. Office across the ball from the Democrat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to - Jne. 15 '7. CHARLES HOLES, Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Ridgway, Pa. Agent for the ilowe Sewing Maohine, and Morton Oold Svn. Repairing Watches, eto, dotewilh le tame accuracy as heretofore. Satls faotlsn guaranteed. tlnly " J, O. K BAILEY, ATTORNEY-ATLAW. vlozo1. Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Agmt for the Traveler's Life and Acoi Jeut insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn. JAMES D. FULLER TON, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently lo cated in Rigway, offers his professional ser vice to the citizens of Ridgway and sur rounding country. AH work warranted. Office in Survice & Wheeler's flmlding, up stairs, first door to the left. 73-n-82-ly G. O....

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 8 March 1877

PERILS OF THE MWSOUHI. en. Mile,,, Tinnrlannr-tl AU liny on n Unit Amid Immense Ire lines. A letter from Gen. Miles' commnnd says : Early on the rnoining of the twenty-sixth the raft, which liml been constructed with bo much lnbor the even ing before, won by great exeitiou launched into the rapid torrent of the Missouri, and towed a couple of him ilred yards above the mouth of Squaw creek, where it was desired to (-fleet a landing. Here Gen. Mile, accompanied by Lieuts. Baldwin and Pope, got on board, with a crew of twelve men armod with long cotton wood poleB, and pushed out on the perilous voyage. As Boon as the raft left the shore the difficulty of the passage fully appeared, the depth of the river boiiis; so grout that the twenty feet poles little moro tlinu struck bottom, and the current a!mo:t carried overboard those endeavoring 1o use them. Rapidly borne down the swift stream, making but little progress, the raft passed Squaw creek before linlf the passage " was effected, and...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 March 1877

f , iiili .tH9 - i . . i i I! i , .3 I I 1 I , , . . i J - ;t; r .1 ;. , ..i n. ,n. ii HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. , . .". v Two Dollars per, Annum. : : -' '- - - ...... t ai. lJ. i. ' a- ; ! e -1' - - . - . ' 1 ' ' VOL. VII. '-Zi RIDGWAY;ELK COUNTY;: 'PA., 'THURSD A Y; : MARCHS 15, 1877. . . ,'..-.!. .-..4 - ' - ' . f Wait and See. When my boy, with eager question, Asking how, and where, and when, Taxes all my store of wisdom, Asking o'er and o'er again Questions oft to which the answers Give to others still the.key. I have said, to teach him patience,' -' Wait, my little boy, and sea." And the words I taught my darling Taught to me a lesson sweet ; , Once when all the world seemed darkened And the storm about to beat, In the " children's room " I heard hltnyV With a child's sweet ininiicryf. To the baby brother's questions . Saying wisely, . " Wit a se.' ' Like an angel's tender chiding .Came 4he darling's words to me, Though my Father's ways were hidden. Bidding ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 March 1877

lie JMwife. Henry A. Parsons, Jr., - Editor THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 1877 Pennsylvania Hew. Furnace No. 4, of the Crane Iron Com piny, Catasauqua, made 483 ton of iron last week, . J. D. Yopmsn hM been appointed super Intendent of the Buffalo, New "York sad. Philadelphia Railroad. 4EaBl of the mountain the Pennsjlvanla canal will be open for navigation about the middle of the month, . J. 8. Puhaan, of Laurel Run, Lycoming eounty, bas put tn between are aad six million feet of logs this season. A steam saw mill on Pina Hill, Leierne county, and belonging to Stanton & Wide man, was destroyed by fire on the 23d ult. The West Branch Canal Is in good order, and it is expected the boating season will begin about the 20th of this month. Alfred Res, was shot and instantly killed by his brother, at Barnslon, yesterday. The murderer has been arrested. . George Shrom, editor of the Newport (Perry county Ledger,) waa elected Burgess of that place at the late eleotion. II. J. Olmsted, of Coudersp...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 March 1877

GEO. A. JtATHBVN, Attorney -at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Pa. BALL A tfCAULEr, Attornsyiat-taw. Offios la Nw Brtk Building Rldtwav, Elk Co., Fa. Main 81 t3n2lf. LXJCORE&. HAMBLEN, Attorneys-at-Law, Ridgway. Elk County Pa. Office across the hall from the Democrat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to Jne. 16 '70. CHARLES HOLES, . Watohmakfr, Engraver and Jswelr Main atrsst, Ridgway, Pa. Agent for ths slow Sawing Maohtna, and Morton Gold tth. Rapairlng Watches, ate, dotawlth ta Mma aoouracy as heretofore. Satis faStbn guaranteed. tlnly J, 0. W. BAILEY, ATTORNEY-Al-LAW. tUi.l. Ridgway, Elk County, fa. Agent for the Traveler's Life and Aoci dent Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn. JAMES D. FULLERTON, ftU.l In T)irKv. nAni-n hid crofesslonal ser- flees to the citizen of Ridgway and snr. funding country. All work warranted. OUce in Sorrioe 4 Wheeler s Building, up. stains, first door to the left 78-n-S2-ly 0. G. MESSES G Ell, Druggist and rarumeeulist, N. W....

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 15 March 1877

The Newsboys' Dogr. Jay Charlton, the New York corre spondent of the Danbury JVctc', nays in thatpapor: The newsboys make a Ht tag out of the evening papers, which is a godsend to them. In these hard times many a poor family lives off the pennies f the gamins. It would be queer if these sharp, ragged lads, reared in pov rty, with no softening influences, did not demonstrate some sentiment. And they have. They have ft dog. She is ft honielv, yellow little dog, crooked leg ged, Bhort haired, unattractive. But the boys love her, and give her bits of their oread and pet her with an affection touch more hearty than some Fifth ave nue belle gives to her pretty poodle. She is no aristocratic dog, and never ventures into the upper tcndom. The dog knows her place. Tlio street is pood enough for her; for do the boys who ' love her not live in the streets ? During that slack time of the dny when the boys neither shine boots nor soli papors they sometimes play ball in the narrow, dirty streets ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 March 1877

Yl K fs ,HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. .VOL. VII. IUDGWAy" ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, MARCH "22, 1877. ; yQ5 Tailed by the Angrls. The f armor's wife is sitting alone In the dusk of a winter's day, While over the bills the shadows fnll, And oyer tho meadows gray, And the cares of many a busy hour Steal fust from hor heart away. Her eyes have wandered through mist of tears To the churchyard under the hill, Whore the Bnow, like the wings of a brooding dove, Lies soft and pure and still, And where her treasures, so long age, She laid at the Master's will. And ah 1 how oft as the days go by, Hhe stnrts, as her listetu'ng ear Has almost caught on the passing breec. Voices so sweet and clear, " 'Tis the angels culling !" she thinks. " Ah, me It is wenry waiting lure." The farmer from his work, at last, In tho dusk of a w inter's day, And he sits him down by his faithful wife, And she parts bis locks so gray, And looks in his face with...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 March 1877

'$to JUkof ate, Henry A. Parsons, Jr., - Editor THURSDAY, RCH 22, JS77 Elizabeth X, J., Mnrcli 18. I'nthar ineNeti, nfjetl eighty-three conimHtcd suicide this morning by throwlng'her eelf licaJ first into a cistern. No cause for her suicide is known. H U now Kiunected that the flreat lvarns City was the workof incendiar ies who first murdered Mr. Brown.one of the guests of the hotel and then Bet fire to the building to conceal the crime. New York, March 10,-John McKeon, counsel for Peter B. Sveciiey,siiid this evening he had not seen him. Rum ors are current that negotiations are in progress to compromise all the ring suits and it is believed that Tweed will before many days walk out of Ludlow Street Jail a free man. There is said to be about $1,000,000 now lying in the vaults of the Chester County bank, and about $750,000 in the First National bank. At no time since the organization of cither of these monied institutions have the deposits been so heavy. It bespeaks a very comfortab...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 March 1877

B5 OEO. A. RAT1IBUN, Attorncy-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Tru BALL dk .VCAVLET, Attorney- tt-Lw. Office in New llrlck Building, RidRway, Elk Co., Pn. Mala St 8n2if. L VCORE A A4 Mil LEX. Attorn eys-at-Law, Ridgway. Elk County Pa. Office across the hall from the Democrat establishment, Claims for collection promptly attended to Jne. 15 '76. CHARLES HOLES, Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Ridgway, Ta. Agent tor the flowe Sewing Machine, and Morton Gold en. Repairing Watches, etc, docewith ie Hist acouraov as heretofore. flatis- fact! an gvuiranteod. tlnly J. 0. W, J1AILET, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. tIhzo1. Ilidgway, Elk County, Pa. Agent for the Traveler's Life and Aocl lent Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn. JAMES 1). fFLLERTON, Snrgeon Dentist, having permanently lo cated in Rigway, offers his profrspional ser vices to the citiicus of Ilidgway ana sur rounding country. All wovk warranted. Office in Service & Wheeler's liuiUtine, tip talra. first door to the left. 7...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 March 1877

A Wealthy Miner. atn .Sau Frftncisco Mail tells this V?3 of "e of e wealthy miners of thnt Bention : Mr. Fair was b.rn in Ireland in lfU-V i? Cftme to tho United States in , ; ""anireil his business edit cation in Chicago, and came to Cali n ma during the gold excitemeut in 1849. ouice that time ha has deroted himself Principally to mining, and from that IZ ? J now enjoying nn income of about $000,000 per month. Mr. Fair resides in Virginia City, and personally l P6?? tenj8 tha work on the Consoh uated Virginia and California mines. His nouse on B street is one of the sights of tne town, boing pure white, and as Prettily ornamented as a tor. In the iront yard there is a bird house elovatod on. a pole, and it is finished in the high est stylo of art. No bird was ever known to enter it. There is very little of the snob about 'HI. fair. It in trim t inf. I,a La. fm,'a U for his family a barouche, drawn bv tnit 1 . . . . ' . . J nurses, witn gold-nobbed harness, but a pair of geldings d...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
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