JCB News and Other Observations

The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

6028 Nevada Day Ball, October 21, 2023 CE

NO PREPAY BRUV-MUFFINS! Cash or check at the door. When: Standard Party Time, 5:02 p.m. until we are satisfied. Dinner at 7:04 p.m.Where: ECV Hall, 34 N B Street, Virginia City, NVWhat: This is our Chapter’s annual fancy dress ball, with Widders in attendance. Prizes for best outfits, raffle, dinner served at 7:04 p.m. How…
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Scholaris Tribunis AR-15 Raffle – LAST CHANCE

UPDATE Scholaris Tribunis will be drawing the winning ticket for the AR-15 Orphan Scholarship Raffle at the 2023 J.U.N.K. trip on Saturday evening, August 26. TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE and can be purchased at the regular meeting on August 1st at the ECV Hall or via Zelle (details below). Tickets are 4 for $100 or…
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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