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The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

Sexual Commerce on the Comstock Lode

by Marion Goldmanreproduced from the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Summer 1978. PDF True she was a woman of easy virtue. Yet hundreds in this city have had cause to bless her name for her many acts of kindness and charity. That woman probably had more real, warm friends in this community than any other (1).…
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The Storied History of the ECV Building

Home of the Julia C Bulette 1864 in Virginia City By Dzhek Karawakow reprinted without permission fromFlatlander II, Volume XLIII, Number 11November 2022 – 6027 When World War II arrived, Nevada’s Virginia City was not much more than a ghost town. The mines had largely dried up and any production of gold and silver was…
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Nevada Day Ball 6027

Hosted by our modest Humbug Travisty and his lovely Widder Sheilla StranskyThey graciously invite you to attend the 70th Annual Nevada Day BallSaturday Oct. 22nd!!! Located at the E Clampus Vitus Building, 34 North B Street, in rustic Virginia City, NV. 89440. Doors will open promptly at 5:02 pm till ??? So come on up…
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Jumbo & American City Monuments

The Jumbo (West Comstock) Monument and the American City Monument are both rebuilt and located on Comstock Mining Company property just south west of Gold Hill. Comstock Mining has generously supported us by allowing the placement of the monuments on their property and donating two large boulders for their bases. To get to the monuments head…
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Sutro Tunnel Air Shafts

by Bob Thomasson  17 November 2020 There were 4 air shafts more or less evenly spaced along the Sutro Tunnel route, numbered Air Shaft 1 through 4, starting from the tunnel portal. Another air shaft, called simply Air Shaft, was constructed 2,225 feet from the portal, between the portal and Air Shaft 1. This unnumbered…
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TRASH 6027

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Candlelight Initiation, March 26, 6027 (2022 C.E.)

Doors / bar open at 10:07 a.m.PBCs surrendered to the Grand Imperturbable Hangman “Roofied” Tom Gonzales at 11:03 a.m.Dinner courtesy of the Roisterous Iscutis Wes Francis, Sr., at 5:08 p.m. $50 red shirts$70 PBCs 55 years and older$80 PBCs 45 – 54 years old$90 PBCs 40 – 44 years old$100 PBCs 39 or younger, PLUS…
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Vote for #17 in Carson City logo contest

Dear Brothers: My widder and I put a lot of work into a logo contest for ‘Visit Carson City’ and would sure appreciate your VOTE. You may know that Cynthia has done calligraphy for JCB’s ‘sheepskins’ and I have contributed graphic work as well.  We know the contestants will be reaching out to a LOT of…
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Springfield Armory Hellcat 3″ micro compact 9mm raffle

BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! Scholaris Tribunis has purchased a brand new Springfield Armory Hellcat 3″ micro compact 9mm. This magnificent piece is being raffled for $25 per ticket, only 100 tickets will be sold. All proceeds benefit the Protector of the Orphan Scholarship Fund. Tickets available at JCB meetings or Zelle, winning ticket will be drawn at…
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The Dope for Junk 6015

J.U.N.K. Introduction By General Geno Oliver … As you you are coming into the Big Smoky Valley from the west, on the right, about a half mile from the turn onto SR 376, this would be the southwest section, This was called Frontier. It consisted of a restaurant, Motel, a couple small homes and a…
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