Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2000 by Leonard MelmanWhat a disappointment! Just when things were beginning to get really interesting and both parties had seemingly hotly contested races for the presidential nominations, both Senators involved promptly said, "I quit!," took their bat and ball and headed home!
Once you have determined that the land is locatable, the next step in the claim research process is to determine if the land has already been claimed by a previous locator.
The sound got quiet when the fuse burned down into the clay. I waited, and waited…
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
One of the largest conundrums we would point out is the matter of rising interest rates starting to take place in several nations.
The Bush administration, in its latest effort to nab drug lords and terror financiers, will require major dealers in gold, diamonds and other precious metals and gems to set up comprehensive programs to combat money laundering, announced the Treasury Department.
In 1880, Alexander Roby Shepherd, former governor of Washington, DC, prepared to move his wife and family of six children to the wilds of the Sierra Madre. Going with him would be mining men, cooks, assistants, a bookkeeper and others to assist in the new adventure.
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
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