Miner Charged in Death of Downieville Miner
April 1999 by Associated PressOn Saturday afternoon, February 13, Tom Rose, 36, of Downieville, California was trying out some new metal detector earphones in the area of the Downie River...
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
Here’s what actually happened, described in the case file documents: Based on a precious metal assay certificate signed by a registered southwest assayer, the sellers, in consideration of the payment of over $53 million, transfer over 185,000 troy ounces stored in a warehouse to a company based in Norway. This document was signed and notarized in a southwest town, and was publicly distributed in 2001. Guess what?! The warehouse floor concrete may have a higher gold assay than the concentrates sitting above it valued at fifty-three million.
In my years of searching for gold, there was never a greater thrill than prospecting along the Yukon.
The U.S. Labor Department approved special retraining and job-search assistance for more than 400 mine workers recently laid off at the BHP Copper Mine near Ely.
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
• Prison inmate has a change of heart...
• Go on, take the money and run...
• Pampered politicians at work...
• If you can't find it, can you deduct it?
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