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T WEATHER Rain tonight and onopah Daily Bonanza Today's Silver Quotation, 51 3-8 tomorrow. VOL. XI. NO. 7 TONOPAH. NEVADA, TUESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 31, 1911 PRICE 10 CENTS. BIG RACKET 0 VE PROPERTY AT NATIONAL Possession of Property is Taken With Force No Bloodshed But Situation Is Very Serious-J. L. Workman Al leged to Have Smashed Bulkhead of Mammoth-National Mine. RENO, Nev., Oct. 31. -With a number of guards, all said to have been heavily armed, J. L. Wcrk mnn, said to be the principal fac tor in the Charleston Hill 'syndi cate, which owns the Mammoth Na tional mine at National, Nevada, which is now in the hands of the Mammoth company under an option and license to work, cn Saturday i.ight entered the Mammoth prop erty forcibly and buIUhoaded the tunnel leading from the Mammoth No. 3, to the National mine, own i by the National Mines company. Superintendent Harrison of the National mine was driven away when he tried to break down the bulkhead with an axe and Harold Baxter, superintendent of the Mam moth mine, was imprisoned in the mine. His men telephoned to Win nemucca for aid and deputy sheriffs from that place have gone to Nation al to liberate Baxter and take chaise cf the situation. So far there has been no blood shed but there may be serious trouble before the mat ter is settled. This trouble is tli'e result of much litigation over the properly in the famous National district. There are now several suits pending and there may be moro before the mutter is settled. The National Mines company claim that its ledge apexes in the Na ITALIANS SHOW NO MERCY; MURDER ARABS ON SIGHT Women and Children Executed as Well as Men Tribesmen Swear to Defend Their Country Until Last Man Is Slain. TRIPOLI, Oct. 31. For three days the Italians have been system atically slaughtering Arabs in the residential casis outside the city. 10 very Arab met has been shot down without trial. Many women have been killed. In the confusion attending the Italian bombardment of Benghazi on October 19 immense damage was done. Three hundred civilians, one-half of' whom were women and children, were killed. LONDON, Oct. 31. A dispatch from Constantinople says: "Accord LARSON MAKES PERILOUS TRIP OVER RAPIDS PlOTROrr AYIATOll TAKKS VOW Kit 1SOAT THROUGH XI AGAll.Y RAPIDS. NIAGARA FALLS, Oct. 31 Cap tain Klaus Larsen of Detroit, yes terday made his second Niagara, trip in a motor boat fro mthe cataract to Lewistor.. He completed the six mile trip through the turbulent wa ters in 23 minutes, coming through without as scratch. Larsen says he is through with the Niagara trips, but will altniept to cross the Atlantic, next year in the same boat, which ho has named the "Niagara.' ItONAXZV IS I-ATIO TODAY. The Mergentbalcr typesetting ma chine that sets this article for print went on a strike this morning for several hours, heme the lateness of tin, paper this afternoon. Wl the machine won't, It wont, ami that's the end of It. tional property and that it has a right to follow the dip of the ledge into the Mammoth ground, and by an order of the United tSates, circuit court the two properties, the National and- the Mammoth, have been worked recently through the same workings and have been con nected. The Mammoth people had access to the National property and the National people had aoress to the Mammoth property. it is said that Workman bad a dispute with the Mammoth people, who bold the Mammoth under an arrangement with the Charleston Hill syndicate of which Workman is the leading actor, and that he decided to take possession. With a number of guards to aid him he went to the Mammoth mine and forcibly entered it and, dt is said that he then tcok charge of the property and held it, despite the protests of all concerned. It is stated that he imprisoned Harold IJaxter, the Mammoth mine super intendent, in the property and that when Superintendent Harrison of the National mine tiled to enter the Mammoth property and tried to break down the bulkhead with axes bo drove him away, and that. 11 fight nearly resulted. This will lend to further litiga tion and may also lead to real fighting. ing to news from Tripoli, published here, the Turks have captured the last of the Italian, outer entrench ments and occupied the suburb of Zuhre and all approaches to Tripoli from the northwest. "Before the battle the tribesmen took a solemn oath to sacrifice them selves to the last man in defense of their country. One hundred and fifty Arabs who were holding a certain position bound themselves together with straps fastened to their ankles and swore not to move from their tracks until their am- munition was exhausted. PASSENGER TRAIN WRECKED BY COW IN CALIFORNIA I:G1XE, BAGGAGE AXI) MAIL CARS OV10RTURX AVHF..X TRA1X STRIKES ANIMAL. HOPELANDS, Cal., Oct. 31. The north-bound passenger of the West ern Pacific was ditched by a cow on the track a mile south of this place yesterday. The engine, mail and express cars toppled over. Fireman George Gilmore was seri ously scalded, and Engineer James Lawrence was badly shaken up. The passenger coaches remained upright. None o the passengers were injured. The passengers were brought here by teams and taken to I'klah. HOLY COMMIXIOX. Tomorrow being the festival of All Saints, there will be a celebra tion of the Holy Communion at St. Mark's Episcopal church at 10 n. ni. and in tho evening choral service will be celebrated. R MINING BRAKEMAN'S ERROR CAUSES ACCIDENT TO PASSENGER ACt 11M0XT AT KOCK SPKIXtiS IS ItKOlGIIT AISOIT liV IX- coxscTors Kititoi:. HOCK SPRINGS, Wyo., Oct. 31. Human fallability caused the ter rible wreck of a passenger train that ran into a freight near here Saturday, killing three men and in juring 30 other persons, according to an official report. The report says Robert 10. 101y, 11 brakeman of the freight train that was standing near t lie switch, "for some 1 unaccountable reason" threw it open as tlu passenger approached, causing the wreck. ANNUAL THANKSGIVING CHICACO, Oct. 111. President Tall yesterday issued his annual Thanksgiving proclamation, calling on citizens of the I'niled States to celebrate Thursday, the 3oth of No vember next, as a d:iy of Thanks giving and prayer. The proclama tion ' read as follows: "The people of this land having by long sanction and practice set apart toward the close of twh pass ing year a day 011 which to cease from their labors and assemble for the purpose of giving praise to Iliij, who is the author of the blessings they have enjoyed, it is" my duty as chief executive to designate at this time the day for the fulfillment of this devotit purpose. "Our country has been signally favored in many ways. The round of the seasons has brought rich harvests. Our industries have thriv en far beyond our domestic needs, the products of our labor are daily finding enlarged markets abroad. We have been free from the curses of pestilence, of famine and of war. Our national councils have fur thered the cause of peace in other lands mid the spirit of benevolence has brought us into closer touch with ether peoples to the strength- lening of the bonds of fellowship and good will that link 11s 'o our comrades in the universal brother hood of nations. Strong in the sense of our own right and inspired by as strong a sense of the rigulf ct others, we live In pen. uid HELPED SEND RUEF TO PRISON NOW WANTS HIS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31. Fre mont Older,- editor of the Bulletin, who, after leading a fight of years to send Arahani Ruef to the peni tentiary, is now attempting to secure Ills release, received a letter from Joaquin' Miller, in which the poet commends Older for his efforts and urges him to continue. "What is Christianity for if it doesn't lead you to forgive your foe when you haver beaten and hu miliated him?" he wrote. "Ruef may have done wrong, hut that he is now ready to alone is shown by his plan for prison reform, which LARGE INCREASE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION WASHINGTON, Oct. 31. The call of the republican national conven tb n will provide for the 1061 dele gates to be increased to 1072, if Arizona and New Mexico In-come states before the convention is held. The increase from 9so delegate." which comprised the Chicago con vention In 1908 is tho result of the reapportionment by congress, In creasing the membership of the PRESIDENT WILL REVIEW VESSELS OF THE NAVY T.M-T AUltKIOS TO hi: prioskxt AT MAMOIYJOIIS IX MOW VORK HAUIJOIt. CHICAGO, Oct. 31. Secretary of the Navy Meyer, who came to Chi cago to assist in the dedication of the new naval training station here, has arranged with; President Tal't f;r a review of the? great Meet of battleships and other warships now assembled in tho New York harbor, left for the east yesterday. The review promises to eclipse any other naval pageant over held ii 1 this country. PROCLAMATION ISSUED harmony with the world. Rivii !r the priceless possession and abiH rtai:l resources, wherewith tlin m, stinted bounty of l!od has endowed ns. , are unselfishly gl.n whe: (tlur peoples pass onward to pns . ay and pec:? That ill i;.vat privileges wo enjoy may continue and each community may soo our country more firmly established in the regard and the estom of 01:1 fellow nations, is the prayer that arise in every thankful heart. " "Wherefore I, William Howard Taft, president of the United States of America, designate, Thursday, the 30th cf November, next, as a day of thanksgiving and prayer, and 1 earnestly call' on my countrymen and on all that dwell under the flag of our beloved country, then to meet in their accustomed places I of worship to join in offering praise to Almighty God and devout thanks for the loving mercies He has given us. "In witness thereof, I have here unto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be af fixed. "Done at the city of Chicago, this 30th day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand i;in hundred and eleven, and of the in dependence of the United States of American, the one hundred and thirty-sixth. "By the president, "P. C. KNOX, "Secretary of Statd.' he has laid before the prison di rectors, and which I have carefully read and studied. It is the most remarkable document along these lines I have ever seen. It is prac tical and needful. "In prison he is helpless to car ry out his plan. Out of prison he Is pledged to devote his life to it. Why not give him a chance? I he does not make good he can be returned. Try him, and, my word for it, my hand on It, California will yet have occasion to he proud of him and the work he will do." IN NEXT house from 391 to 413 members, or 133 with the new states. Francis Curtis. hei;d of the pub licity bureau, has prepared a tuli'c showing the nppji tioniuent which it Is expected will be adopted with out change. California g-.'is 20, equaling Wisconsin, and ev-"dins Tennessee, Virginia and sivcimI of (lie older states. Nevada wa given rlx. and Arizona was not uhii- CITY OF HAWKOW DESTROYED BY FIRE Advance of Government Troops Is Said to Be Marked With Awful Brutality Throne Acceeds to Demands of National As sembly for Constitutional Government. SHANGHAI, Oct. 31 A wireless message from the British warship at Hankow says that the imperialists are burning the native city of Han kow and that the entire advance of the government forces is marked with hideous brutality. The complete overthrowal cf the throne to the demand of tho rebels is considered hero to have been an outcome of the negotiations be EDITOR OF NEW DIES WHILE Death Due to Heart Failure After Two Days' Illness For many Years Joseph Pulitzer Has Been a Leading Figure In American Journalism. NEW YORK, Oct. 31. Joseph Pulitzer, proprietor of tho Now York World, died Sunday on board his yacht oft' Charleston, S. O. Death was duo to heart failure, following an illness of two days. The news was received here yesterday in a telegram to his secretary. Pulitzer was accompanied by his younger son, Herbert. Ho left New Yak aboard his yacht on October 18; intending to take a leisurp' journey to Jekyl island. Aside from a heavy cold which prevented him taking his usual dilves, Pulitzer apparently was ii good health when he left New York. He was taken ill Friday, and the yacht ran into Charleston. The ill ness becomine serious, his wii. UNRULY BOYS LAND IN JAIL FOR Wi lli FUN Last evening five unruly buys started in to do much mischief and destroy property of householders. They were all in the possession of plyers with which to cut clothes lines and telephone wires. These boys have a wrong conceptkn of Hallowe'en, believing the only way to celebrate the witches' night is by the wanton destruction of prop erty. These five boys were arrest ed last evening and given a feel ing of the steel cells in the county jail. This afternoon at. 4 o'clock they were taken before Judge H. II. Atkinson, who read the law to them and then placed them upon pro bation. They will not be allowed upon the streets at night, and must remain at home. Tonight special officers have been sworn in to guard the property of citizens, and if any boy has that itching that lie must destroy something, he will find him self in the lockup in the morning. FALLOX ItlOSlDIOXT IS SHOT IX AN km; Morris Vannoy, a prominent busi ness man engaged in the harness business in Fallon, was seriously injured Saturday last when be drop ped a revolver in replacing it in the hclster. The pistol, a :'.2-caIi-ber weapon, sit ruck the pavement and was discharged, the bullet pass ing through the right ankle. It is feared tho injury may make Vnnnoy lame for life. tioned. The basis 'or delegat to the convention is Vui at lars' .or each state, and hv for each co-vi esyloual district. The larse suit's in dcle;i'l ns will be: New York. 12; Pennsylvania ! : OMuh ma. ti; California, 0; Lti lit.ls, .Massac'i.e etts. N'e.v J-ms.v, Texas and Washington four each. " : ' tween the latter and Yuan Shf.i Kai. PIOKI.V, Oct. 31. The throne has acceded to the demand of the na ticnal assembly for a complete con stitutional government. In an imperial edict issued yes terday the throne humbly apologized for its past neglect and grants an immediate constitution, with a cab inet from which nobles shall be excluded, and free pardon for the rebels and all present offenders. YORK WORLD ON A JOURNEY was sent. for. She arrived at that place shortly before he died. The body was brought to New York yesterday. For more than a ojiiaiter v.i ' ; century Pulitzer has been oik- the leading figures In American jour nalism. Horn in Hungary in 1817, am; educated there, he came to this country in 1SG3 and enlisted in the Fulon cavalry. At the end of the wnr ho settled in St. Lcuis. For many years he was '?uec.is I'liliy r reporter, writer, edl-r and riuirru'tng editor of tin. WesUieke He bought the St. Louis Dispatch m 187(1 and united it with the Post as the Post-Dispatch. He en tered the New Y'ork field in 1SS3, when be bought the World, then a 1 paper of small circulation. DIU SP00K8 WERE SEEN LAST EVENING Last night being Hallowe'en eve, if there is such an eve (tonight be ing Hallowe'en, October 31), the big folks of our city .were out last evening looking hideous with sheets wrapped about them and long black cornucopia caps on their ' heads. They visited the homes of their friends, causing shivers to run down their spinal columns ' by un earthly noises made by them. They had sacks containing broken window glass and would drag this upon the veranda and then drop a handful of beans. These two noises re sembled windows in the house being smashed. When the occupant of the house would open the door he would be asked to shake hands and a lady's w hite kid glove stuffed w ith cold wet sawdust would be thrust inside, only to again cause chills to circulate the body. It was fine, and the merry bunch of ladies and gen tlemen bad a fine evening of sport. UAIM'.OAI) OI-TH ll,S IIKHK. 10. Calvin, vice president and gen eral manager of the Southern Pa cific company; K. C. .Manson, su perintendent of the Oregon Short Line; I. O. Rhoades, general pur chasing agent of the Southern Pa cific, accompanied by their wives, arrived in Toiicpali this morning on their special train at 10: 1.1, an si departed at 11 o'clock, only re maining here a few minutes. The official.-; are on a tour of Inspection. lOWI.KI! IS MOVIXC. Sunday Aviator Fowler remained in the :-ky four hours and twenty minutes and made lf.." miles. He left Yuma and landed at Maricopa. He failed to report engine ti-ubles thU time.