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|!I^XUBDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1918 *gStoCAL BREVITIES. Mn. J. E. Sexton, Wendell Jones pd the night telegrah operator at palisade are all reported to be down ptth influenza. Mrs- Thomas Evans and daughter, |pe Ethel Clark, returned Friday a couple of months’ visit with platives at Currant Creek. Miss Mary Fraser of Eureka, who is been spending the Summer with gr brothers at Grantsville, Nye bnnty, returned Sunday for a short bit at home. Miss Anne Martin Martin, candi ite for United States Senator, will jdress the people of Eureka on iiesday, October 22. See advertise #nt in another column. Mrs. Caroline IJuebner and Mrs. fill Huebner and children were de irtures by Monday’s train for Salt ike City, where they both intend ending the Winter with relatives. Ed F. Whitmore, formerly of Eu ka. just out of the hospital at Fort mjamin Harrison, Indiana, from attack of influenza, has re ady been commissioned a first utenant in the army. You can now indulge in some pure lite flour as the Eureka Cash Store s just received the first of three rloads of Kaysville High Patent ur. Read the new advertisement to-day’s Sentinel. V. H. Russell returned Friday from business; trip to Ely. He states at while there are a number of in lenza cases there, the disease is not violent form and the authorities ive the epidemic well in hand. Miss Mina Connell, who taught the ormal school in Eureka last year, at present engaged in teaching the ormal school at Bunkerville, Clark ounty, Nevada. This is the only ormal now in session in Nevada. George Hildebrand last Saturday rought in from the Hildebrand inch four early rose potatoes that eighed 10 pounds, an average of 2 2 pounds each. The potato crop i this section is said to be light this ear and the present price is $2.50 er sack. Among the visitors in Eureka this eek called here in connection with lie case in the Justice Court, were ttorneys J. A. Callahan of Winne lucca and Carey Van Fleet of Elko; Irs. B. H. Walters of Elko, steno tapher; and Mrs. Zita Pike of Reno, lerk of the District Board, a wit ess. Mrs. Henrietta Bailey and son, fallace, have returned from Ta oma, Washington, and taken over heir ranch property in Diamond lallev that has been under lease to Eugene C. Johnson for several years. Ir. Johnson recently purchased the lulphur ranch in Diamond Valley nd he has been engaged during the eek in moving his family and ef icts to their new home. This section was visited by its first low storm of the season Thursday, teommenced snowing about 10 a. m. id kept it up all day and until late i the evening, but as the ground *8 warm it melted almost as fast •it fell and their is now little evi nce left of the storm. Travelers tom the west reported three inches fanow on the Austin summit that Iternoon, but the snow line did not »ch further south than two miles 8 the other side of the Pipto sum lit. [r. W. Ahlers, owner of an exten ts power driven well boring outfit, dieted arrangements with Hand s'Bros, the first of the week for •ring a well in Diamond Valley near * Twelve Mile Station and another 'Long Valley, this side of the Six Me House, in White Pine County, 'is proposed to go to depth with ^expectation of obtaining artesian *ter. The well in Diamond Valley Ml be bored first and it is expected 1 commence operations there the rst of next week. the moving pictures At the Eureka Theatre on Sunday ’et>ing, October 20, "The Flash *<tot,” taken from the story of Al n* Traynar in "All Story Weekly,” featuring the noted star Doro W Phillips with William Stowell ®d Lon Chaney, will be presented in l,e reels. “Their First Arrest,” acomicreel, also be shown. Jbe pictures for Friday evening, October 25, have not been received "d cannot be announced this week, EUREKAN Gin WITH GRAFT On October 12 complaint was filed in the Justice Cotfrt of Eureka town ship charging W. R. Reynolds with having committed a gross misde meanor by violating the law against grafting in having received from Gas ton Uhaldethesum of $745.50 in mon ey and checks in consideration that Mr. Reynolds should go to Reno, and 866 and use his influence with tho. Dis trict Board to have Louis Parmagiani placed in a deferred class for draft into the United States Army, with out its being understood that nothing but explanation and argument on the merits should be used. The hearing was held before Jus tice J. J. Lucey on Thursday. Attor ney J. A. Callahan of Winnemucca appeared-for the State under an ap poinment by the Attorney-General appointing Mr. Callahan Deputy At torney General to prosecute this ac tion. The defendant appeared in person and by his attorneys Edgar Eather of Eureka and Carey Van Fleet of Elko. After the testimony was taken the magistrate made an order holding the defendant to answer, and ad mitting him to bail in the sum of $5,000. His case will come up for trial at the next ju^y session of the District Court. The Latest News The following news taken from last night and this morning’s papers was telephoned to the Sentinel from Palisade at noon to-day: The Germans are being forced out of a wide strip of land on the whole front, and are abandoning the Bel gian coast. The following towns are now in the hands of the Allies: Os tend, Bruges, Zeebrugge, Lille, Douai and fourcoing. There is no change in the peace situation, but it is reported that Ger many will make reply Saturday (to day). The morale of the German army is said to be considerably weak ened by their new peace move. It is reported that Austria is on the verge of revolution. The Czecho-Slovaks have declared their independence at a national conference. The Fourth Liberty Loan has reached five-sixths of its quota. The St. Louis district was the first and only one to obtain its full quota. Politics caused a lively fist fight at the Riverside hotel in Reno Friday between Congressman Roberts and W. C. Ralston, the former attacking the latter. Infienza is on the increase in every State that it has appeared. Ex-Senator Thomas Kearns died at his home in Utah Thursday. Profit on Butter and Egg* Fixed Retail dealers in Nevada from now on will be permitted to charge not more than six cents per pound above cost for butter, seven and one-half cents per dozen for eggs and seven cents per pound for jcheese, accord ing to a recent ruling of the food ad ministration. Over-head expenses were not considered in fixing the prices. Ely has been selected as the place most glaringly in need of price adjustment and food administration representatives are now on their way there._ The Tonopah Times reports the death of Elmer Bell, youngest son of former State- Senator T. J. Bell of Nye County. The young man was a member of the'■Marine Corps and was stationed at a post near Phila delphia. He was 22 years of age and born on his father’s ranch near Aus tin. Spanish influenza is believed to have been the cause of death. $umks A damp mop cleans them quick as a wink. No more dusty beat ing or sweeping. Come in today before they are all snapped up. EUREKA CASH STORE l Eureka, Nevada LIBERTY LOAN DRIVE Eureka County I* Over Its Quota, Witk Instructions to Go as far as Possible Thanks to the efforts of J, E. Sex ton, who felt that Eureka County’s original quota of $70,000 was too high, fhe quota was reduced to $40, 000. Up^to the time of going to press $62,600 has been subscribed, which makes the county 50 per cent over its quota. Instructions from Washington, however, were to raise as much as possible as an imperative measure toward certain and complete victory. Subscriptions will be closed at the close of banking hours to-day. Thefe are 292 subscribers to the Fourth Liberty Loan, and some of them have come in by mail. Owing to the press of business, the committee will not be able to send a personal let ter to each subscriber, but the names will be published in the Sentinel, and should any name, through inad vertence, be omitted, the Committee wishes it to be called to their atten tion. HIGH SCHOOL NOTES The Eureka County High School War Savings Society met Tuesday for the purpose of making a report on the amount of War Savings and Thrift Stamps sold so far this year, and also for a general discussion of the work. War Savings and Thrift Stamps to the total of $5.70 were sold by the purple. No stamps were sold by the green. Several of the magazines subscribed for this year have come in during the the past week. These late magazines give the students good reading on all important world events. The first snowfall of the season prevented the girls from playing their usual outdoor game of basket ball Thursday. The procedure or form of parlia mentary law was taken up Friday afternoon under Principal N. P. Mor gan, and proved most interesting— the study along this line being new —not having* been taken up practic ally before by the students. Drills in the election and installing of offi cers and parliamentary rules were entered into, which will prove of ma terial benefit to the students in this work. auwAKU OK1L.LMAIN, Reporter. COTTON GOODS PROFITEERS There are bumpings coming for some profiteers. When the price of raw cotton trebled they trebled the prices of cotton products in some cases. That looked good enough to them and it seemed equally plausible to the unthinking. But how does that work out ? Here is a case. Some cotton goods that had been selling at 35 cents a yard were marked up to $1.05, which is multiplying by three. There was 70 cents added for the increase in the price of cotton in that yard. But the whole yard contained only a couple of ounces of cotton. Cotton went up from 8 cents to 24 cents and the actual increased cost of the two ounces that went into that yard was, therefore, only about two cents, and for that two cents they added 70 by using the multiple three. It is not hard to see that when cotton goes up three times the prices of the products, cotton can not be marked up in the same way. Nevada Man Given High Honor Private William H. Garrison, signal corps platoon, 101st infantry, son of Mrs. I. N. Garrison of Pioche, Nev., has been awarded the distinguished service cross for extraordinary hero ism in action near Chateau Thierry, France, July 20th and 23rd, 1918. Private Garrison displayed great per sonal bravery and skill in maintain ing telephone lines between the regi mental commander and the leading battalion for more than two days. He patrolled the line continuously and repaired it when it was cut dur ing bombardment. Knocked down frequently by exploding shells and once buried beneath dirt and debris, he, nevertheless, stuck courageously to his task, thereby making com munication possible. Death of Dwight Leavitt A telephone message received to day from Palisade announced the death of Dwight Leavitt, son-in-law of C. H. Rand of Pine Valley, at Philadelphia Thursday of influenza. As it was impossible to obtain a ship ing casket under 10 days, the re mains will be cremated there next Monday. L . The deceased was the husband of Susie Rand and an electrical engin eer by profession. He was employed at the Government ship yards at Hog Island, near Philadelphia, when stricken with the disease. TO THE PEOPLE OF EIIBEKft COUNTY I desire to make a statement con 9erning the oriminal charges pre ferred against me. The whole mat ter had its inception in a conspiracy to bring about my arrest in the in terest of politics. The cftmplaining witness named four persons who had been talking to him about the mat ter. The evidence bearing upon the point as to why he had signed the complaint developed the fact that he did not want to arrest me, and that he had had no trouble with me; that I have been his attorney for more than a year; that he was satisfied in every respect, so far as the evidence indicates; that he could not read; that he had not had, and neither had he requested a settlement of me; that he was not dissatisfied with what it had cost him to send me to Reno twice. There is not any doubt in the minds of four-fifths of the people in the town of Eureka as to why and how my arrest was brought about, and who was instrumental in bringing it about. I sincerely wish that I could publish in this issue of the Sentinel all the evidence given in the the case, in order that not only the people of Eureka County but the people of the entire State might know why I was arrested and how it was brought ahout. The public should read the testi mony in the case, which is on file in the Justice Court in Eureka. And I ask the people of the northern part of Eureka County, who have not heard the evidence, to suspend judg ment until a chance is given them to read the testimony. I will make a trip through the northern part of the County immediately, then the people who did not hear the case will have a chance to know what it is about and why it was brought against me. The evidence in that respect, sworn to by the complaining witness, is self explanatory and answers the whole thing fully without any testi mony on my part. W. R. Reynolds, Eureka Nevada, October 19, 1918. Eureka, County Has Third Lowest Tax Hate County Auditor Edgar Eather this week received a communication from the Nevada Tax Commission notify ing him that no change in the tax rate, as fixed by the Board of Coun ty Commissioners, will be made this year, and the Auditor was ordered to proceed with the extension of the tax roll. The tax in the town of Eureka this year has been fixed at $2.0755, and in the outside districts of the County at $1.0755, on each $100 valuation. This gives Eureka County the third lowest tax rate in the State of Ne vada. Sunday dinners will be served to morrow at Mrs. N. J. Brossemer’s. See advertisement. FACTS • When the. Attorney General’s of fice sent in to Eureka on Friday, the 11th, a deputy, to start proceedings in a certain criminal case in this county, the cry that went up from the defendant’s adherents was “its a political frame-up.” They did not stop to consider that the United States government and the State government are not sufficiently in terested in a local county office to bother with who held the office or who might be running for it. The District Attorney, feeling that the rumor and all it expressed was both unfair and unjust, wrote to the war department for facts for publi cation. The following is the letter sent to her office from the Adjutant General in reply: Carson, Nevada, Oct. 15, 1918. Mrs. Edna Covert Plummer, District Attorney of Eureka County, Eureka, Nevada. Dear Madam: I am in receipt of your letter of the 14th inst. requesting a statement relative to the manner in which the facts leading to the preferring of charges against Mr. W. R. Reynolds were brought to the attention of the State and local authorities. for your information I will say that a complaint was registered with the Governor and myself some time ago by a citizen alleging improper conduct on the part of Mr. Reynolds. The matter was turned over directly to the Department of Justice for in vestigation. The investigation on which the charges were filed was con ducted and completed by an Intelli gence Department of the Army. No local officer of Eureka County and no citizen of the community of Eu reka was instrumental in bringing the matter to the attention of the State. The State acted promptly after certain proof had been placed in the hands of the Governor and the Attorney-General by the Intelligence Department heretofore referred to. There was nothing political in the action at any time, which was taken in strict accordance with the law and the merits of the case, on the initia tive of the State of Nevada aud the United States Government. Very truly yours, Maurice J. Sullivan. Adjutant General. In conclusion I wish to say that I DID take two certain steps in this matter: First, I asked to be excused from prosecuting a case in which some might claim I had a personal interest. Second, when talking to one of the witnesses, I did exactly what he testified to, I told him to “tell the truth and nothing but the truth under all circumstances.” Edna Covert Plummer, District Attorney. _ ■ BORN. In Eureka, Nevada, October 12, 1918, to the wife of N. P. Morgan, a daughter. At Yerington, Nevada, Septemher 23, 1918, to the wife of Herbert Willie, a eon. Mre. Willie wan formerly Mies Elizabeth Koontz, teacher in the Eureka Normal School. Subscribe for the Sentinel. ANNE MARTIN -- CANDIDATE FOR-— UNITED STATES SENATOR Will address the People of Eureka and vicinity at the Eureka Theatfe Tuesday Evening, October 22, at 8 o’clock A free dance will follow the speaking THE EUREKA CASH STORE Has just received the first of Three Carloads of the Well Known High Patent KAYSVILLE FLOUR Also large shipments of other merchandise and Stockmen’s supplies for Winter THE PRESIDENT’S ANSWER No Armistice Oan Even Be Thought of While Germany Oontinues Her Atrocities President Wilson has answered Germany’s peace proposal with a de cision which not only fulfills the ex pectations of supporters of diploma cy, but also dispels the fears of those who predicted he would substitute victories at arms with defeats at di plomacy. No peace with kaiserism; autocra cy must go; no armistice can even be thought of while Germany con tinues her atrocities on land and sea; peace cannot be considered unless it fully is dictated by the allied com manders in the. field in such terms as absolutely provide safeguards and guarantees that Germany’s part will not be a scrap of paper. This, in a few words, is the President’s mes sage. __ COMMISSIONERS OF ELKO COUNTY FOlINn RIIIITY Elko Free Press: After a trial lasting 11 days in the district court, before Judge Emmet J. Walsh of Goldfield, who was called here by Judge Taber, a decision was rendered by the court from the bench at the conclusion of arguments lasting all the day, finding the defendants, County Commissioners H. J. Jones and J. G. Gregory, guilty and re moving them immediately from of fice. The decision of the court was a verbal one, and his review of the case consumed an hour and a quarter, taking the specifications and group ing them under four headings. The court pointed out that the State had not proven clearly many of the speci fications, and that much of the testi mony introduced was not material to the case, and in fact found for the defendants, exonerating them of the suspicion that they had profited fi nancially in any of the transactions. As stated in his decision, which follows, the court said that the heart of the whole trial hinged on the specifications that the commissioners had violated the laws requiring ad vertisements for bids where the amount involved was over $500, and that it was clearly shown by the de fendants themselves when they took, the stand that, acting under the ad vice of the district attorney, they had allowed bids in excess of that sum without advertising, and it was on this specification that his decision for removal was based. Another Gasoline Substitute New York, Oct. 9.—A "substitute for gasoline,” invented by Henry T. Caulett of Trenton, N. J., was tested here to-day at the Automobile Club of America and will be given a road test within a few days. It was said that to-day’s test showed the sub stitute developed “a relatively high er horse powdf than gasoline.” Caulett said he could produce the substitute for thirty-five percent less than the cost of gasoline. Vinter Range For Sheepmen Mountain Home, Idaho, Oct. 2. Governor State of Nevada, Carson, Nevada. Understand sheepmen of your State sacrificing bands account short age hay. Notify them we can fur nish hay pasture and feed grounds with water at reasonable prices, and fine climate to Winter through. Is within easy trailing distance. Send representative here at once with purchasing power. Grand View Farm Bureau. SUNDAY DINNERS Will be served on October 20th from 5 to 6:30 p. m., at MRS. N. J. BROSSEMER’S Spring Street - - - Eureka REDUCED MEAT PRICES I AT THE PEOPLE’S MARKET | Whole fore quarter.... 17c per lb. Whole hind quarter. ... 18c per lb. | Boiling and stew cuts. .20c per lb. All steak cuts.26c per lb.