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Catalog number 1997.2.1571
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Date 1886
Description October, 1886. [beginning of article is not available] . the stamp mills. All -this is in [missing words] of cheaper working of low-grade ores.
Quicksilver has got up to $40 a flask. This is a rise of $10 a flask since the 1st of January. The rumors of the sale of the New Almaden mines to James G. Fair have not been verified.
As stated elsewhere in the PRESS, the gold quartz-mining industry of the State is still more active and attracting more attention. Men are at work in all of the camps developing new mines or reopening old ones.
THE WIGGINS EARTHQUAKE. - The cataclysm so confidently predicted by Mr. Wiggins to occur on September 29th did not come off on time. Though scientists everywhere stated that there were no means of predicting earth quakes, thousands of people were alarmed at the predictions of disaster, and felt sensibly relieved when the day passed as other days do.

People Fair, James G.
Cataloged by Boudreault, Art