Author: Metric

The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

Scholaris Tribunis AR-15 Raffle

BREAKING NEWS! Scholaris Tribunis is raffling a brand new custom built by “Recon” McNeely, AR 15 with Law Tactical Folder. The magazine included with this weapon was used by Recon while fighting the Taliban in Bagram Afghanistan.  This magnificent piece is being raffled for $30 per ticket or four for $100. Only 200 tickets will…
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JCB Scholarship recipient Karl Valdez

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the Julia C Bulette Chapter 1864 Protector of the Orphan Scholarship, valedictorian Karl Valdez. He will receive a check for $1,864.00. Congratulations! Karl Raphael Valdez has attended Virginia City schools since Kindergarten and is the middle child of 3. He loves skiing, robotics, chess and Formula 1…
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JCB Candlelight Initiation, April 8, 6028 (2023 CE)

Presented by the Noble Grand Humbug Rob “Barney Rubble” Day E Clampus Vitus Hall, 34 N B Street, Virginia City, NV Doors / bar open at 10:07 a.m.PBCs surrendered to the Grand Imperturbable Hangman Jason “Mayor” Virden at 1:03 p.m.Dinner courtesy of the Roisterous Iscutis Don Eddington., at 5:08 p.m. $50 red shirts$70 PBCs 55 years and older$80…
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The ‘Spoiled Dove’ of the Comstock: Julia Bulette

Las Vegas Sun, May 3, 1970

Golden Ladies of the Silver Years

Las Vegas Sun, August 18, 1963 Julia Bulette, perhaps Nevada’s greatest enigma, that never has been—and now never will be—solved, hit Virginia City like a nuclear bomb in the days when it was wild and tough, and remained as one of its leading figures during the years when it became still wilder and tougher. Just…
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Was John Millian innocent?

Here is a letter written in Virginia City by Samuel Baker to his niece and nephew April 29th 1868. The letter is incomplete. Wish I had all of it. Talks about a IOOF celebration , parade, Indian massacre and the hanging of John Millian….enjoy! Maggie & Frank I received a letter from each of you…
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Julie Boulette

First Clamper Chapter in Nevada

July 4, 1963

Guy Rocha, Reno Gazette, April 21, 2001

Comment from Ron James: “Guy abhorred the folkloric process that wove tentacles around the historical subjects of the West. His brand of “myth busting” became the sole reason behind his writing, but it discredited an essential aspect of what the West was – and is – all about, namely, the stories. Richard Dorson coined the…
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