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Dividends, $26,054,984 Silver, today, 74 5-8 Cents; a year ago, 75 1-2 Cents
Tonopah's Production, $103,773,508 Tonopah Daily Bonanza METAL QUOTATIONS Silver 7 Copper 3041 Lead . Ka Qulekellver 110 THE WEATHER Generally Cloudy Tonight and Sunday PRICE 10 CENTS TONOPAH, NEVADA, SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 19, 1917 m YVI Nrt 2R7 MSKNTS PMMMW i mm H a S B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 SELI rzi :G1VE CONSCRIPTION LAW PRESENTED m m m m m m m m 0 0 0 T0C 0 0 0UNTRY 0 0 3 "It is Essential that the Day be Approached in Thoughtful Apprehension of its Significance, and that we Accord to it the Honor it Deserves." (Hr Auiorlalrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON, May 18 Presi dent Wllson'B proclamation putting into effect the Helectlve draft pro vision of the war army bill, signed last night, follows: "A proclamation by the president of the United State. "Whereas, congress has enacted ind the president has on the 18th day of May, one thousand nine hun dred and seventeen, approved the law which contuins the following provi sions: "Sec. 5. That all male persons be tween the ages of 21 and 30, both inclusive, shall be subject to regis tration In accordance with regula tions to be prescribed by the presi dent; and upon proclamation by the president or other public notice given by him or by bis direction stating the time and place of such registration, It shall be the duty of ill persons of the designated ages, except officers and enlisted men of the regular army, the navy and the nailonal guards and naval militia, while in the service of the United States, to present themselves for and submit to resist ration under the pro visions of this act. and every such person shall be deemed to have no tice of their requirements of this act upon the publication of said proclamation or other notice as af foresaid given by the president or by hit direction; and any person who shall wilfully fail or refuse to pre sent hlniKelf for registration or to submit thereto as herein provided. shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction in the district Court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, be punished by Imprisonment for not more than one year and shall thereupon bo duly reentered; provided, that In the cull of the docket procedure shall be glvon In courts trying the same, to the trial of criminal proceedings un der this act: Age Limitations Provided further, that persons hall be subject to registration as herein provided who shall have at tained their twenty first birthday and who shall not have attained their thirty-first birthday on or before the day set for the registration and all persons so registered shall be and rffmntn an hiert to draft into the forces hereby authorized unless ex cmniwt nr nxcused therefrom as In this act states, territories and the District of Columbia and subdivisions there of, In the execution of this act, and ail officers and agents of the United States and of the several states, ter ritories, and sub-divisions thereof, and of the District of Columbia and all persons designated or appointed under regulations prescribed by the president himself or by the governor or other officers, whether such ap pointments are made by the president himself or by the governor or other officers of any state or territory to perform any duty In the execution of this act are hereby required to perform such duty as the president shall order or direct, and all such officers and ngents and persons so designated or appointed shall hereby have full authority for all acts done by them In the execution of this act by the direction of the president. Correspondence in the execution of this act may be carried in penalty envelopes bearing the frank of the war department. Any person charg ed as herein provided with the duty of carrying Into effect any of the provisions of this act or the regula tions made or directions given there tinder, who shall fail or neglect to perform such duty, and any person charged with such duty or having and exercising any authority under said act, regulations or directions, who shall knowingly make or be a party to the making of any false or Incorrect registration, physical examination, exemption, enlistment, enrollment or muster; and any per son who shall make or be a party to the making of any false statement or certificate as to the fitness or lia bility of himself or any other person for service under the provisions of this act, or regulations made by the president thereunder, or otherwise evades or aids another to evade the requiremnts of this act or of said requirements of this act or of said shall fail or neglect fully to perform any duty requirsd of him In the ex ecution of this act, shall, if not sub ject to military law, be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction in the district court of the United States having Jurisdiction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not more than one year, or if subject to military law, shall be tried by court martial and suffer such pun iBhment as a court martial may di rect. Duties of Governors. "Now therefore, 'I. Woodrow Wil son, president of the United States, do call upon the governor of each of the several stales and territories, the board of commissioners of the District of Columbia, and all offi cers and agents of the several slates and territories,, of the District of Columbia and of the counties and municipalities therein to perform cer tain duties In the execution of the foregoing law, which duties will be communicated to them directly in regulations of even date herewith. "And I further proclaim and give notice to all persons subject to reg istration in the several stales and in the District of Columbia In ac cordance with the above law that the time and place of such regis tration shall be between 7 a. m. and 9 p. m. on the fifth day of June, 1917, at the registration place in the precinct wherein they have their permanent homes. Those who shall have attained their 21st birth day, and who shall not have attain ed their 31st birthday on or before the day herein named are required to register, excepting only officers and enlisted men of the regular army, the navy, the marine corps, and the national guard and naval militia, while in the service of the United States and officers In the officers' reserve corps and enlisted men in the enlisted reserve corps while in active service. "In the territories of Alaska, Ha waii and Porto Rico a day for reg istration will be named In a later proclamation, and I do charge those who through sickness shall be un able to present themselves for reg istration that they apply on or be fore the day of registration to the county clerk of the county where they may be for Instructions aa to how they may be registered - by agent. Those who expect to be ab sent on the day named from the counties in which they have their permanent homes may register by mall, but their mailed registration cards must reach the places where they have their permanent homes by the day named herein. They should apply as soon as practicable to the. county clerk of the county wherein they may be for instructions as to how they may accomplish their registration by mall. In case such persons as through sickness or absence, may be unable to present Spain Demands Future Guarantee tlly Aafux-lalril Prraa.) LONDON, May 18. A Madrid dispatch says the note sent by the Spanish government to Iler- lin regarding the sinking of the Patrlcido demands immedi- ate satisfaction and guarantees for the future. REGULARS FIRST FOR OVERSEAS PERSHING WILL LEAD THE FIRST EXPEDITION VETERANS OF THE ARMY AND MARINE CORPS HONORED BY SELECTION (fty Aaaarlatrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON, D. C May 19. A reElnient of marines commanded by Provided, further, that ln I Colonel Charles A. Doyan, composed the case of temporary absence fromof ve(erang of active service in Hay actual place of legal residence oft, (,,ba gnd gant0 Domingo, win any person liable to registration as BCronipany the army division to be provided herein, such registration may be made by mail, under regula tions to be prescribed by the presi dent. Enforcing the Law. "Section 6. That the president la hereby authorized to utilize the ser vice of any or all departments and any or all officers or agents of the United Slates and of the several HEAD OF RESCUE MISSION CONVICTED OF ASSAUT I M m A 1.J 1'rraa.l sam h'liANCISCO. May 19. llev. Alvin Moore, head of the Union Res cue Mission, was sentenced to three years In San Quentln today for at tacking Mrs. Vivian Thompson in a hotel he conducted. sent to France under Major General Pershing. Secretary Daniels announc ed today that the marine regiments have about 2600 men equipped the Bame as army regiments of the ex peditionary force organization which will comprise regulars brought home from the tropics Immediately. The division will Include approximately 25.00(1 troops. Registration day is set for June fifth. The regulars are expected to be in action against the Germans before September, when the draft will be called to the colors. General Per shing and his staff will go to Europe ahead of the troops, as soon as pos sible. The American troops may take their places to buttress little llel glum's line so tenaciously holding fnst to a strip on the extreme west- alt of Iiclgium that escaped the In vaders. In explaining why he did not send Roosevelt, the president aald the of fleers the Colonel wanted with hi division are needed for the "much -riw mn wkad ir.n - morn pressing necessary muy m ' training regular troops to be put In Official readings of the ther- 4i France and Iiclgium." (Ily Aaaorlalrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON, D. C, May 19. President Wilson last night ordered that a division of regular troops, commanded by Major General John Pershing be sent to France at the earliest practicable date. This is the answer of America to France'? plea that the stars and stripes be carried to the fighting front without delay to hearten the soldiers battling there with concrete evidence that with a powerful ally has come to their support against German aggression. Announcement of the order follow ed signing of the selective draft war army bill by the president, and the issuing of a statement that under advice of military experts on both sides of the water he could not em ploy volunteers or avail himself of the "fine vigor and enthusiasm of former President Roosevelt for the expedition." The army law provided for an ul timate force of approximately 2,000,- 000 men to back up the first troops to eo to the front. When the bill had been signed the presidont af fixed his name to a proclamation calling upon all men In the country between the ages of 21 and 30 In elusive, to register themselves for Hilary service on June 6th next. The proclamation sets in motion Im mediately machinery that will enroll nd sift 10.u00.000 men and paves the way for the selection of tne first 500,000 young, efficient soldiers LES DARCY'S FIGHTING DAYS ARE BANISHED IBr Aaanrlaird Prraa.) MKMl'HIS, May 19.-I.es Darcy Is seriously 111 with pneumonia. His manager says his prize ring dnys re over. mometer by the United States wj observer t Tonopah: ; ' 1917 19U 5 a. m 3 ' a m 4f. 42 12 noon 4 p, m fin 49 Maximum lth 49 87 Minimum lath 32 3 arxir l"r. SAN FRANCISCO. May 19 J 4A .Scott, the suspended collector of In ml revenue, and hie brother, fur S7 mer chief deputy A Clyde Scott. In today, S& per cent. ed on a charge of embeairlln government funds, pleaded not guilt commerce of the nation or bringing hardships on those at home. Even before the bill was signed the war department announced that the full strength of the national guard would be drafted Into the United States army beginning July 15, and concluding August 5. Or ders to bring the regiments to full war strength Immediately accompan ied the notification sent to all gov ernors. A minimum of 329,000 fight ing men will he orougnt w me col ors under those orders, supplement ing the 293,000 regulars who will be under arms by June 15. It is from these forces that thet first armies to Join General Pershing at the front will be drawn to be followed within a few months with recurring waves from the selective draft armies, the first 500,000 of whom will be mobil ized September 1. BRITISH CRUISER SUNK IN RAID BY AUSTRIA (By Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) VIENNA, May 19. A British cruis er waajtunk during an engagement with English, French and Italian vessels after an Austrian naval de tachment had made a successful raid In the strait of Otranto, on the south ern coast of Italy, according to an official announcement by the admlr- TEDDY WILL 1101 in alty. Italian destroyers, three mer chantmen and 20 armed guard ships, the statement adds "became victims of the Austrian raid." A German submarine co-operated with the Austrian forces which are said to have returned to port with with a small loss of life and little damage. oo o o o German Papers Print the Fact DIES AT ACE OF 86 (Hi- Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON, D. C, May 19. Mrs. Belva A. Lockwood, the first woman admitted to practice before the United States supreme court, a pioneer suffragette, and the only woman ever a candidate for presi dent of the United States, died today Ithout 'crippling the Industries or after a long illness, aged PRESIDENT DISAPPROVES OF THE VOLUNTEER SECTION OF WAR MEASURE (By Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON, D. C May 19. Colonel Roosevelt will not be per mitted to raise his volunteer expe dition to carry the American flag against the Germans in France. On signing the army bill tonight President Wilson issued a statement saying that acting under expert ad vice from both sides of the water, he would be unable to avail himself to the present stage of the war of the authorization to organize volun teer divisions. There was talk in army circles last night . for the possibility that a way will be found to use the former (By Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) AMSTERDAM, May 19.-AU German papers printed the news of the arrival of the American destroyers In Euro- pean waters under a single headline. The Lokal Anzeiger heads the Item "Now the Amer- cans." PRESIDENT SIGNS CONSCRIPTION BILL; REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 5 (fir Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) uuu.uoo men irom zi io ju years oi WASHINGTON, I). C, May vj. age to register lor military service The war army bill as passea py aim atuuns i" cnirrPHM mid finally reviewed at the tion. war department went back to the White House last night ana wa signed by President ilson. i ne president's signature set In motion Immediately machinery designed to produce within a year's time a nat ional army of more than a million trained and equipped men, backed by adequate reserve of men and sup plies and by an additional Rno.000 soldiers under training The war bill was carefully gone over during the day by Hrtgadter General Crowdrr. Judge advocate general and provost marshal general It remained but to prepare the proc lama lion tor the, preaidente aina jtur summoning approximate! 10,- Indications are that registration will begin about June 3, to be com pleted within five- days and to be followed by the process of selection which will determine the first 500, 000 men to be called to the colors about September 1 Meanwhile the war department Is pushing vigorously its preparations to mobilize the National Guard which with the regulars form the first line army. All existing regiments of the guard will be ralM Into eer vice by August S. and officials ea tim.e that with from a month to it weeks intensive training thee troop will be ready to go forward for tlaal preprmtka Ugla la fighting lines In Europe for the fight ing that Is before them. Regular army regiments already are In motion northward Iron) the border, preparatory to the expansion of the regular service to full war strength. Of the 183.89S men nec essary to bring the regulars up to the 293.000 mark, 74.933 already have been recruited and the remain der are expected to come In bfore June 15. The national auardsmen will be drafted Into the federal service in three Increments on July IS, July 25. and August 5. A a gneral or der Is Issued by the president draft ing specific regiments the force will rraie io be militia and become part of the armies of the United States They will be relieved by the litnl iCoatiaitod o ) towr) 110 ARISTOCRACY IN TRAINING GAMP STRICT DISCIPLINE IS MAINTAIN ED AT THE FORT SHERI DAN CAMP Br Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) FORT SHERIDAN, 111., May 19. Colonel Wm. Nicholson, commander of the officers training camp, has banned the wearing of fraternity pins on olive drab shirts, using au tomobiles for trips around the camp during leisure hours and giving col lege yells, which he said are not made for democracy. themselves personally for registra tion shall be sojourning in cities of over 30,000 population, they shall apply to the city clerk of the city wherein they may be aojournlug rather than to the clerk of the coun ty. The clerks of counties and of cities over 30,000 population in which numerous applications from the sick and from non-residents are expected are authorized to establish such sub agencies and to emply and deputize such clerical force as may be neces sary to accommodate these applica tions. Stubborn Facte Cited. "The power against which we are arrayed has sought to impose its will upon the world by force. At this end It has increased armament until it has changed the face of war. In the sense In which we have been wont to think of .armies there are no armies in this struggle. There are entire nations armed. Thus the men who remain io till the soil and man the factories are no less a part of the army than is France, than the men beneath the battle flags. It must be so with us. It Is not an army that we must shape and train for war; it is a nation. To this end our people must draw close in one compact front against a common foe. But this cannot be if each man pur sues a private purposes. All must pursue one purpose. T'je nation needs all men; It but it needs each man, not In the field that will most pleasure him, but in the endeavor that will best serve the common good. Thus, through a sharpshooter pleases to operate a trip hammer for the forging of great guns and an ex pert machinist desires to march with the flag, the nation is being served only when the sharpshooter marches and the machinist remains at his lever. The whole nation must be a team in which each man shall play the part for which he is best fitted. To this end, congress has provided that the nation must be organized for war by selection and that each man shall be classified for service in the place to which it shall best serve the general good to call him. Landmark in Progrese. "The significance of this cannot be overstated. It is a new thing in our history, and a landmark in our progress. It is a new manner of ac complishing and vitalizing our duty to give ourselves with thoughtful devotion to the common purpose of us all. It is in no sense a conscrip tion of the unwilling, it is rather selection from a nation which has volunteered its mass. It Is no more a choosing of those who shall march with the colors than it Is a selection of those who shall serve an equally necessary and devoted principle in the Industries that lie behind the battle line. ' - In One Solid Link. The day here named is the time upon which all shall present them selves for assignment to their tasks. It is for that reason desired to be EIGHT KILLED BY THE TORPEDOING OF STEAMER llj Aaanrlatrd Prraa.) LONIaON. May 19. The British steamer Highlander Currie was tor pedoed today without warning. Five of the crew and three passengers were killed by the explosion. PAY FOR THE RESERVES (Ilr Aaaorlatrd Prraa.) WASHINGTON. D. C, May 19 The senate approved the budget pro- i Ision paying reserve officer 100 monthly while In training. MNDON, Nov. IX. (Delayed by censor I It Is officially announced that the transport Cameronia has been auuk. One hundred and nirty men or board are missing but official runiment ea the auhject aa lacking. (Continued on page four) BUTLER THEATRE TO-NIGHT VIOLA DANA in "THREADS OF FATE." CHARLIE CHAPLIN in "THE FIREMAN" TOMORROW Pauline Frederick In "Nanette: of the Wilde." Story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. "The; Mystery of the Double Crei. Old you hear our new muaiet Mttinee 1:0 Night 7 and IM0 Admlaeion tOc-ISc i 4jb(or Judge) Dooliag.