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J. T. Waters, who went to Los
Angeles Tuesday last. Is ex
pected home today.
Mr. and Mr* James Cashinan
and children left by automobile
early Tuesday morning for a va
cation trip to Reno and t'he Coast
They went by way of Bishop and
the Owens Valley.
Mrs. A1 Cahlan and infant son
are donig nicely at the Las Vegas
Hospital, according to Dr. Forest
R. Mildren. attending physician.
They expect to leave the hospi
tal next Monday or Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Nutter, of the
Nutter Supply Company, St.
Thomas, are spending the sum
mer at San Diego. Mr. and Mrs.
Nutter formerly operated the
Oasis Auto Camp in Las Vegas, i

Frank Cnookston of the Las
Vegas Pharmacy left early this1
morning by automobile fo% Mil- j
ford Utah. At Milford he will
pick up his family and go for i
a fishing trip of three weeks in
the Utah mountains.
Mr. W. F. Weise of Fresno, and 1
children, are spending the sum
mer at Long Beach. Dr. Weise
plans to • be in Long Beach next
month when bis old friend W. E.
Ferron will be there. The Weises
formerly resided In Las- Vegas.
Mrs. Win. S. Park and son,
John William, have been In Wash
ington. D. C., for a few days.
They were guests at the Grace
Dodge Hotel. They expect to
meet Dr. Park and Mr. and Mrs.
John S. Park at Ogden about j
August first, for an automobile
tour of Yellowstone Park.
A letter to th? Age from Nels!
N'els.m, o.' Tacoma. Washington, j
who was for a number-of years1
a prominent citizen of the Good-]
springs district, states that he is;
getting along in fine shape, and
he adds that; "The weather is
fine up here this year, nice and |
cool.”
W. E. Perron returned Friday!
morning after a trip of two weeks 1
with Mrs. Ferron and the children
to Mono Lake. Reno, Lake Tahoe, I
San Francisco. Burlingame and
Long Beach. He is leaving the1
family and the car in Long
Beach and will return to them
early in August.
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Tuggle and
Mr. and Mrs. Brown of the Union
Pacific dining room, have taken
a cabin for a month at Charles
ton Park. Mr. Brown recently
suffered a nervous breakdown
from over work, but is rapidly
improving in the restful coolness
of the mountain resort.
STEVENSON RECALLS
FRIGHTFUL ACCIDENT
R. Bruce Stevenson, now re
presenting Palmer’s perfume of
New York, is in Vegas today
greeting old friends.
Mr. Stevenson’s presence here
recalls a frightful and disas
trous experience he had In 1910.
Travelling by buckboard driven
by McDermott from Goodsprings
to Sandy by way of Columbia
Summit, when they had reached a
point several miles beyond the
summit there was a terrific ex
plosion, The team was killed
the vehicle practically destroyed
and the travelers terribly injured.
Mr. Stevenson, mangled, blind
ed and his Clothing torn from his
body by the force of the exqlosion
lay in the burning sun for about
seven hours before being rescued.
For months following he was un
able to see and for more than a
year was entirely blind in one eye
but ‘fortunately his sight was re
stored.
A wagon loaded with dynamite
had a day or two before, dropped
a box of the explosive from the
load. The box broke open and
sticks of bynamlte were broken
and scattered about, but there
was no erplosion then. The
driver picked up most of the scat
tered sticks of powder, but left
probably five sticks trampled In
to the dust of t.he road.
When Stevenson and McDer
mot reached the place, either
the shoes of the horses or the
iron tires of the wheels caused
the dynamite left In the road to
explode
ABANDONED FARMS
Fifteen years ago the newspa
pers and magazines were con-;
terned over the rate at which
farms were being abandoned in1
Mew York. |
But their alarm was needless.
These abandoned farms are be
ing put to very good use. They
.’re going back into forest.
The sta'e of New York has
2.147,102 acres in public parks
■ nd forests, and considerable of
this was once farm land. At the1
same time private owners of land
are reforesting it. The state for
estry denartment this year will
put out 20,000,000 young trees.]
Next year the figure will be in
creased to 40.000,000.
This land is not needed for
farming. 14 is not well suited
for raising food crops.
But we do not need to use even
all of our available fertilized land
to raise food crops. Under scien
tific and intensive methods the
farmers are producing more than
even our overgrown cities need.
This overproduction is one of the
chief causas of the farmers' suf
fering.
Reforestation thus benefits the
farmer, as well as the city man
who needs the timber supply and
the recreation facilities which
forests 'urnish.—Washington, D.
C., News.
Henry Ford, world's richest
man, says he Is eager to get back
to work. Come to think of it.
work seems to be a habit with
most men who have won unusual
success.—Boston Transcript.
I
HERE MEN!
Is the New Allen A
Athletic Suit
It’s the friendliest suit of underwear a man
ever owned. With all the coolness and comfort
only to be found in the athletic type of underwear
—but with 2 added improvements.
I. An extra inch of leg room.
II. An extra elastic inset in the back—for
easy stretch and to pervent rip.
We have this new garment in plain white and
also in colors. In nainsook, soisette, and broad
cloth.
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LH S VEGAS. NE V.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
IN MOAPA VALLEY
Meetings of Overton Ward
Held Evenings. Activity in
Shipping Tomatoes and
Cantaloupes.
(Special Correspondence)
OVERTON, July 1*. 1927.--Ow
ing to the extreme heat the regu
lar sacrament meetings of the
Overton ward are now hell Sun
tjy evening at 7:30 p.m. Last
evening Eider Joseph T. Earl
spoke on the subject of marriage.
His discourse was very entertain
ing and instructive.
Miss Dora Adams gave a very
interesting lawn party at her
home in Logandaie Sunday even
iag. The time was spent playing
cards. The following were pres
ent: The Misses Jenny Jorgen
sen, Helen and Katherine Wells.
Etta Bischoff, and Messrs C. E.
Jeppson. J. Carlos Lambert. Ed
win Wells. Dell Robison. and
Lester Mills.
Mrs. Alvin Anderson is leaving
the end of this week for Salt
Lake City where she wil! visit
with her parents for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd West ave
leaving this week for a two weeks
visit to Utah and Idaho points.
They will meet Mr. and Mti. 0.
A. Stromherg and family at Salt
Lake who will accompany them
on the trip.
The R. W. Fairborn ranch is a
scene of grtat activity these days,
with ten men in the fie id picking
tomatoes and ten more men and
boys packing the tomatoes in the
shed. All are busy in Moapa Val
ley now. Cantolupes and tomatoes
are moving out rapkMy.
All of the farmers of the valley
are glad to learn that the thresh
ing machine has started.
Alford Syphus who has been at
his ranch out at Whitney for the
last three weeks came in today
for supplies. He reports a scarci
ty of irrigation water.
Mrs. Rose Frehner of St.
Thomas is leaving soon for a
visit with relatives and friends at
Santa Clara, Utah
Mr. Rinholt Hannig of St.
Thomas who peddles between Los
Angeles and Utah points came in
to the valley today. Mrs. Hannig
Is at Venice, California, and is re
covering from her recent illness.
Joseph 1. Earl and his daugh
ters, Mrs. Nettie Leavitt and Ella,
and his son, Donald spent last
week visiting at his home in Pin!
Valley, Utah.
DIED
STOTTS: At Nelson, Nevada
Sunday, July 10, 1927, Margarita
Elizabeth Stotts, aged 79 years
and 28 days.
Mrs. Stotts was born July 12
1848, in Colorado. She lost hei
husband some years ago and hat
been living with her daughter
Mrs. Nellie Douglass at the Tech
atticup mine since September
1926. She came 'from Coloradc
to Nelson for her health.
She is survived by one daugh
ter, Mrs. Douglass; three grand
daughters and two grandsons liv
in'g in Las Vegas; and 3 grand
daughters and one grandson ii
Wyoming.
The funeral services were hel«
at the Las Vegas Funeral Hom<
Monday afternoon at 4:00 and in
terment was in Woodlawn Ceme
tery. A number of friends of tin
family attended the funeral.
DENNEY: At Joplin, Missouri
Mrs. Iva Denney, aged 65 years
The sad news came to Fred Pen
nington of this city, a brother o
thet deceased by wire.
Mrs. Denney is survived by foui
sons, three brothers and on<
#ieter. The remains were lnterree
in Woodlawn Cemetery at Kansu;
City.
Mr. Pennington has the sym
pathy of many friends in Vega;
in his sad bereavement.
WARRIED
MASTERS -ATWOOD: In this
cfty, Tuesday, July 12, 1927
Howard Eli Masters to Anita
Atwood, Judge C. D. Breeze offi
elating.
Both parties to the marriage
are residents of Victorville. Cal
Edsel B. Ford *
remarkable good "eloee-Bp" of
Edeel B. Ford, now president of
me rord Motor Company, taken
a* the 14 airplanes flopped off on
a reliability tour of J6 American
cities—and for whi<i he will award
a speciaUrophy for*fhe 4,200 mm$
ti flylagT
BOULDER DAM PLANS
FEATURE DF EXHIBIT
Clark County Booth • At
Transcontinental Highways
Exposition Receives Favor
able Comment.
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(Nevada Siate Journal)
Boulder Dam. the greatest pro
posed electrical and irrigation
pioject in the worid, is the feature
of ihe Clara county extotbit at the
state building.
A suggestion of what the con
struction of the dam will mean to
southern Nevada is visualized in
a painting which is nine feet long
and five feet wide and covers
part of the back wall of the ex
hibit. •
It depicts the Las Vegas dis
trict with the Las Vegas range
and the Virgin mountains in the
background. In the foreground
is the artjst’s conception of the
completed dam— i. solid wall of
concrete and iron, rising approxi
mately 66 et 'high on the tower
ing walls Black Canyon. The
.iver at this point is 290 feet
wide, according to L. J. Oakes,
Las Vegas photographer, who ar
ranged and has charge of the ex
hibit. The walls of the canyon,
lie said, rise 1200 feet abpve the
iij of the river at the dam site.
At the base of the dam is de
picted the huge ibuildings in which
,ihe power will be generated, and
leading away from them is the
power line, running to Las Vegas
and branching off to Los An
geles.
In the center of the picture is
the city of Las Vegas with its
proposed $500,000 hotel, on which
construction will commence Aug.
1 Spreading away on every sidej
are acres of fertile farming and
ranching land. In the distance
may be seen the towns of Glen
dale, Overton, St. Thomas, Bunk
erville, Arden, LogaSdale and
Moapa.
rne scenic spins oi cue uiduim
are also shown: Nevada’s fam
ous buried Indian city, the Valley
of Fire and the mysterious hidden
forest. Across the scene runs the
Arrowhead Trail, dark county's
principal highway, which connects
Salt Lake City and Los Angeles.
The visualization is the work of
C. S. Forncrook of Los Angeles.
Nearby Is an enlarged photo
graph which shows the immense
area which will |be covered by
water when the dam is completed.
The reservoir site is 83 miles
iong and 30 miles wide. In order
lo give a better conception of its!
size, Oakes explained that it will
he longer by 15 miles than from
Reno to Fallon and as wide as
from Reno to Carson City.
Another huge picture enlarged
from a negative by Oakes himself
and printed and colored by Dan
Wass of Los Angeles, show-s the
gigantic walls of the proposed
dam site.
Smaller photographs show an
old fort built at the present site
! o: Las Vegas in 1850 by tihe Mor
mons and declared to be the old
est standing building in the state;
tig trees on the Stewart ranch;
pecan trees on -the Sam Weils
ranch; English and black walnut
trees and vineyards on the Taylor
ranch; palm trees on tibe Steve
Whitehead ranch at Overton;
Charleston mountain and its sum
mer resort, 37 miles from Las
Vegas; the Lorenzi bathing pool,
covering 11 acres, one and a half
miles from Las Vegas; 220 turk
eys on the Jorgenson ranch; al
falfa and 7000 chickens on the
(increase ranch; residences of Ed.
i Von Tobel, Walter Bracken, W.
E. Ferron, C. P. Squires, H. A.
Norris, all in Las eVgas; the
! Clark coiunty court house in Las
i Vegas and the Union Pacific depot
I lU L11C WllJ.
Two photographs show dearly
;! why Clark county is noted for its
artesian wells. Of the two photo
graphed, one is the third largest
artesian well in the United States,
flowing 5,000.000 gallons each day.
lit is the property of the Union
i Pacific. At one time the railroad
! company attempted to control the
j flow, Oakes said, but the force of
i water started to raise the 12-inch
I casing with its five-ton cement
I anchor. The wells is one mile
j from I-as V egas. The other photo
' graph shows a similar scene at
j the ranch of Jolhn Russell. Oake3
| explained that there were more
i than 100 artesian wells in the
I vicinity and that they supplied
I all the water needed for domestic
{and farming purposes.
Clark county also has mineral
! specimens on exhibit. Among
* thede are manganese ores from
j the property of Dr. Roy Martin, 12
miles from Las Vegas; zinc ore
; from the Yellow Pine -mine in the
Goodspring: district; and a 100
} pound sample of ore from the
Stiles Brothers’ strike at Eldorado
Canyon which assays $28,000 per
' ton.
A side feature of the exhibit is
a model of the Boulder canyon
dam which was con Urucfed and
'loaned by the bureau of power
and light of the city of I-os An
geles.
It will be noted also that the
; cxlrlirating Dakota atmosphere
hai not caused the President to
lose his equilibrium.
Now that flyng across the At
lantic has become an established
fact the next thing you know
somebody will be squaring a cir
cle or perfecting a perpetual mo
tion' machine.
Gen r:il Wood returning from
the Philippines on account of ill
health says that he won’t quit
until it becomes absolutely nec
essary. General Wood, It may
be added, has never been known
as a quitter when it comes to
serving his country.
UNIVERSITY REGENT
DIES AT RENO
Mrs. Sophia William*, Pio
neer Woman of Nevada.
For 57 Years Resident of
Hot Creek, Passes Monday
Night.
Mrs. .Sophia Williams, regenl
of the slate university, died
Monday night at Reno following
a heart attack two weeks ago.
The funeral serviies were held
Tuesday at Reno and were large
ly attended.
A pioneer resident of Nevada,
Mrs. Williams had a large ac
quaintance in the state and was
appointed regent of the universi
ty nearly four years ago. For
fifty-seven years she resided at
Hot Creek in Nye county where
she owned a large ranch. She
came to Nevada when a young
girl from Dubuque, Iowa, and had
lived in this state nearly sixty
years. She would have been
seventy-five years old next No
vember.
She leaves one daughter, Mrs.
Victor Barndt of Hit Creek, and
eight grandchildren.
Mrs. Williams was stricken
by heart attack two weeks ago
and was taken to the hospital a
few days later . She lapsed into
unconsciousness Sunday and re
mained in that condition until the
end came.
iiTfnWnli
Colorado River Investigators
Submit Nine Planks As Es
sential To Protection of
Utah 3 Interests.
The < .dorado River Fact-Find
ing ( :>;• .5! tee of Utah has suit)-'
mitted it ;• ommendations in a
report dii d to His Excellency,
tlie Pri ten of the United States;
Alemb ic of ; ingress; Cr.htnet
Members; public spirited orginza
tions thiougln.iu the Untied
States; and Public Officials and,
interested citiezns in th* seven
states of th Colorado River
basin.
The object and purposes of the
organization are stated to bi “To
ascertain, analyse and publish the
facts resp. cling proposals for the
utilization, control, or development
of the Colorado River.”
The niae planks of the report
are given as follows:
"1. That there first *be brought
about an accord among the seven
states.
”2. That this understanding ibe
effectuated through a conference
of the duly authorized representa
tives of ‘.he states concerned.
”3. That the sole purpose and
business of this conference shall
be to assist the lower states (Ari
zona, California and Nevada) to
settle any existing differences and
to arrive at a definite understand
ing among themselves on all
points now at issue between
them,
“4. That the representatives of
the upper states (Colorado, Wyom
ing. New Mexico and Utah) act
ing jointly and unUed'v. if called
upon, lend their good offices to
the lower slates to bring abou:
such an understanding.
o. mat me upper states
Shall make it clear at this time
that they will not participate in
me consideration of any other
phase of the subject until the low
er states have reached this amic
able and definite settlement.
“6. That the seven states shall
then ratify unqualifiedly and un
conditionally the so-called Sante
Ke Colorado River compact.
“7. That Congress .shall there
upon set its seal of approval up
on the compact.”
“8. That the consideration of
'legislation dealing with the Colo
rado River development shall
then, and not until then, proceed.
“9. That the influence and ac
tive interest of all public spirited
citizens in the seven states shall
be exercised with the national
administration, with Congress
and with the authorized public
officials -if the seven states, to
exerute this program in its en
tirety and in the order there pre
sented.
The report is dated Salt Lake
City, July 1, -1927, and is signed
by James J. Burke, chairman.
^ Out-Bamming Babe
I.t'U Gehrig, sluggihg
man of * the leading New Yp#k
Yankees, who has Stood beeebel
on its head this season by hi* MW*
sational slugging, passing Babe
Ruth in home runs and bidding
fair to be one of the biggest and*
of y*M*
Ornithologists report that the
nightingale is singing on a slight
ly shorter wavelength this year.
- -London Punch.
Men may be vain and all that,
hut at lem they haven't taken
to shaving on the street.—Cincin
nati Enquirer. |
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Persian women now want toi
wear western fashions. Persian!
men wouldn't object if they only,
knew.—Cincinnati Enquirer.
If any of the girls wearing
ultra-fashionable heels make foot
prints in the sands of -time, the
scientists of future generations
are likely to find them and cry:
"Fro, here is where the ancients
drilled for oil.”—Los Angeles -
Times.
Las Veras Transfer Go.
11 FREMONT STREET
DOGGY WANTS TO GO TOO
and no wonder—cur cars to Aire!
are so comfortable and inviting i
looking. Whether you wish to:
engage our car for pleasure, so
cial uses or business, one is al
ways at your disposal. Moderate
rates and best of service.
f—
Mohammedan priests In the
Caueausus Mountains recently
publicly condemned a radio set
as a device of the devil and threw
it over a cliff. We must confess
that at times we have the same
sort of feeling especially when
the static is particularly bad.
Girls in Breslau, Germany, who
have their hair bobbed must pay
one mark per month as a special
tax into the city treasury. And
Of course this is in addition to
the tariff to the barber.
A Toronto man, believing that
the Winnecke comet meang the
end of the world, made his will
and killed Ills dog. The most that
can be said about this Is that it
was a little hard on the dog.
LOST: Gold Chain with silver
watch and blue quartz watch
charm, at Manse, July 4. $25.00
reward for return to owner. C.
J. Hudgens, Goodsprnigs, Nevada.
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BABY OHIX: White Leghorns
(Tancred Strain), Barred Rocks.
R. I. Ri?d.s and Turkens; also
pullets. Enoch Crews, Seabright,
California . 29-2
FOR SALE: Antelope Valley
Land and Cattle Company prop
erty in Antelope Valley, Meno
Countyl, California. 11,000 acres of
alfalfa, meadow and range land
being sub-divided for colonization.
Reasonable prices, easy terms, low
taxes and cheap water. Write or
cull W. O. Cunningham, Topaz,
Calif. 27-3
MILCH GOATS
FOR SALE: Fresh Toggenburg
Milch Goats. Eight does, all heavy
milkers, now fresh. Also about
12 kids, all for sale cheap. Call
at Miller Ranch, eight miles south
of Las Vegas, Nevada. 22tf
We are living today in a machine-made civilization. The
huge steam shovel accomplishes in a few moments what it
would take hours of back-breaking toil for the laborer to
perform.
The progress of retailing, however, has been no less
rapid and the service rendered by the one small Store of
the J. C. Penney Company, 25 years ago seems insignificant
compared with the service which the present 885 stores are
today rendering a nation.
We are proud of our growth which is due, not to our
efforts alone, but to the needs of millions of people for the
kind of service we give.
May our 885 Stores play their part in the
Tomorrow of Retailing with the same high
ideals that began in a little country storey a
quarter of a century ago.
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