The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus

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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Addendumbus Maximus

ADDENDUMBUS MAXIMUS:6025 (2020 C.E.)fromThe Noble Grand Humbug with Many Names:Matthew Ebert, aka “Metric” “Mattress” “El Colchone” “El Futon”&“Metricio E Bertus” I wrote this to address some questions that have arisen about the various officer positions. It is by no means exhaustive, but I hope it will be helpful. Roisterous Iscutus Estimating food amounts: This is…
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Clampers’ Clan

CLAMPERS CLAN Verse one           In sunny California, in the land the gods love best, The Clan E Clampus Vitus First showed its golden yellow crest, To sounds of hewgag blowing ‘Neath the smiling western sky Its ranks are always growing, and people shout as they march by; Chorus           Here come the Clampers, the…
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