The "Rip-Roaring" Flood That Washed Out Mazuma, Nevada
March 2005 by Jim StraightOkay, now for the story of not only the Mazuma flash-flood, but also of early day happenings in the surrounding Seven Troughs area as related to me by Gloria’s (late) grandmother, Gommie. At this time (1953-1954) Gommie was in her late 60s and often reminisced regarding her early life in Iowa as a schoolteacher...
This is welcome news. Many silver market commentators have stated publicly that the price of silver, currently hovering around $23.50 per ounce, should be much higher due to the scarcity of supply and the lack of faith in fiat currencies such as the US Dollar.
• Taxpayers taken for a “ride”
• Fellow Congressmen, lend me your earmarks...
The first actual discovery of gold made on the lands of what is now the State of Georgia is shrouded in the mist of history.
A court ruled that a taxi driver and amateur prospector who unearthed a 14.5-pound (6.6-kg) gold nugget on someone else's land is allowed to keep it.
• Science fiction?
• It was just environmentally friendly landscaping...
• A very generous pension plan
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