1873 NEWSPAPER SILVER CITY IDAHO OWYHEE AVALANCHE Rare

LEE OXFORD BOOKS Original and Authentic 19th-Century Newspapers & Historical Books Owyhee Avalanche
Silver City, Idaho - July 26, 1873

DESCRIPTION: 4-page original newspaper in very good to near fine condition. Previously bound and separated. Though separated the pages remain connected - binding thread evidence in scan. EXTREMELY bright, durable, readable, well-preserved paper. Approximately 14"x20". A Scarce Western Newspaper - Silver City is now a Ghost Town - Published by W. J. Hill CONTENT:

FRONT PAGE ARTICLES - Opinion of Chief Justice Noggle in the Boise County Tax Collector's Case - 43 column inches
FRONT PAGE BOISE COUNTY NOTICES - Mary Hailey daughter of John Hailey of Placerville died at Placerville, 19, cause of death; Insane man David Harris died at the hospital, resided some years in Shasta County California; Andrew Brown of Brown and Clarkson of Summit Flat quartz mine has quit farming and said to be rich; Charles Kohny of Placerville, his nephew, Louis Claus, committed suicide at Quartzburg shooting himself with a Colt revolver - 6 column inches
NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD TERMINUS SETTLED - the lucky place being Tacoma - description of town - page two - 3 column inches
OWYHEE MINING STOCKS - shared in the general depression of the market, more - page two - 2.5 column inches
ORGANIZATION OF THE SALT LAKE STOCK EXCHANGE - page two - 1 column inch
"HEATHENS WANTED" - they don't object to Chinese down in St. George Utah - they write "wish you would sent us a thousand of the heathen Chinese, we need every one" - page two - 1 column inch
NEVADA MINING STOCKS - page two - 4.5 column inches
NEW SILVER DOLLAR - Uncle Sam has issued a new Silver Dollar - stars, the American buzzard, e plurbus, etc are same the female won't sit on the old dollars with the collar button gone from her chemise and holding her nightcap on a bean pole is not seen on the new - she has been arrested and locked up - page two - 1.5 column inches
LOCAL HINTS AND HAPPENINGS - a list of brief items: Mrs. Carrie F. Young is lecturing in Salt Lake; grave yards quiet this week;Gus Kruckman building a new house at lower end of Fairview; Boyles store moved from Oro Fino to Fairview;Simon Lebrecht will visit Europe first of September; John Linz of the Silver City Bakery is thanked for supply of ice cream and cake, he'll move his lunch house and bakery; much more - page three - 20 column inches
A. P. MINEAR came up from San Francisco and settled with the Empire lien holders and commenced on themine - page three - 1 column inch
OLD SETTLER GONE - Wilford France has shot his dog - page three - 3 column inches
MORMON - ONE OF BRIGHAM'S WIVES SLOPES - Ann Eliza Webb Young, 17th wife, about 30, finally left her house and took a room at the Walker House in Salt Lake - considerable scandal - page four - 5 column inches
ADVERTISEMENTS - Idaho Hotel, Joseph Friand French Barber, Major Brookey Lunch Ship, Express Saloon Granite Block Silver City, Adolph Lebrecht Bookseller, Pioneer Store, Sisson Wallace of Winnemucca Nevada, Dr. Burgi, Noel Smith Surgeon, Edward Nugent attorney, H. E. Leslie photographer, Gustave Percheron jeweler, War Eagle Hotel, and many more.
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