December 2001 by Guest WriterThe case of Howe vs. Bank of International Settlements et al.—I like to call it Howe vs. All the Money in the World—was roughed up a little but survived its first day of hearing in federal court in Boston.
Back in the early 1800s, there was a gold mine being dug in a mining community called Garden Valley. Garden Valley is located northeast of Sacramento, between Georgetown and Coloma. They called it Garden Valley because there were some miners who thought there might be more money in growing and selling vegetables than in mining for gold.
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
Without knowing or even thinking about it, I had put together a map that showed me a pattern of the ancient Sacramento River channel. I also had a distinct picture of where the ancient channels of several other creeks and rivers were running.
Any illusions that the world had become a safer place were certainly put into serious doubt by events over the past few weeks. During that time we have seen a major Israeli incursion into Gaza in retaliation for Hamas attacks on Israel, huge public demonstrations and accusations of fraud regarding the recent election in Mexico and, most recently, terrorist bombings in Mumbai (Bombay), India, which killed about two hundred people and seriously disrupted India’s financial center.
…I’ll be heading back to Washington, DC, on June 4 with Clark Pearson of PLP for nearly a week of meetings with the Mine Safety and Health Administration, US Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and numerous members of Congress in both the House and Senate.
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