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NOVEMBER 16, 1918
Merialdo and Tony Siri were
^ from Palisade by Friday’s
,to attend to some legal mat*
at the county seat,
lipe Lancity, a prosperous and
known Basque sheepmen in this
on and a partner of Martin Se
,and Martin Elorga, died at Elko
Saturday from an attack of in
ill Heller, a young man who|
ieinto Eureka abont two months
ffith a truck load of fruit from
rant Creek, is reported to have
I this week at Ely from an attack
L Sentinel was in error last
[skin stating that Robert Raftice,
a visiting in Eureka, arrived here
Monday. He voted in Newark
Hey Tuesday morning and came in
«later that day.
(art Vallerga. brother of Mrs.
n Damele of Eureka, and a for
r Well known resident of the west
portion of the county, died at
Francisco last week following
attack of influenza,
eter Carletti and family arrived
lureka Thursday from Alpha and
here to remain for the Winter,
syhave rented the Julius Minolet
rick residence on Spring Street
[will make this their home during
jrstay in Eureka.
Ill persons who took paid up sub
iptions for the Fourth Liberty Loan
ads (coupon) through the Eureka
inty Council of Defense or Loan
nmittee, with Henderson Bank,
iget their bonds by calling at the
idquarters of the Eureka County
gncil of Defense.
Irs. H. C. McTerney and sister,
^C. T. Sepulveda, were arrivals
Monday’s motor from California.
.McTerney is now permanently
ited in the Golden State and his
e’s visit here at this time is to ar
!:e for the removal there of some
reir personal effects from their
e here.
lounty Health officer Dr. Brennen
week received the death certifi
!of Leo Veckstrom, who died at
th, Eureka County, on October
following an attack of influenza,
was an employee at the Iron mine
ir Palisade and left a wife and
Hat Wells, Nevada, where his re
ins were taken for burial,
ames Rogantini and Mrs. Clar
e Johnson returned home Tues
I from their visit at the Mayo
is.’ hospital at Rochester, Minn.
. and Mrs. Isadore Sara, who
re victims of the influenza epi
nic while at Rochester, returned
im the East this week and were
Elko Thursday. Mrs. Sara was
iously ill from her attack of the
fase and is still weak and making
journey home by short stages,
dews was received here this week
the death at Hamiton of John
irardella following an attack of
iuenza. He had recovered from
■disease and undertook to drive a
P of the stage between Hamilton
I Ely, but was stricken with pneu
inia and only lived a short time af
returning to Hamilton. He was
nephew of Mrs. Rose Biggio of Eu
[a and known here by a number of
r People, where he visited less than
a weeks ago. He was only 22 years
*>. H. Russell returned Thursday
f1® a business trip to Ely. While
tre he purchased and look delivery
four new 100 foot Watson tiailers
t use with his Lombard tractor,
^se tiailers are each five tons ca
jtity, of standard tread with tires
le inches wide and are built to
Me any kind of tonnage up to
ipacity. The big tractor and the
lw trailers are now load
lt ore from the Jennie A. mine
Hamilton and expect to reach
JMa to-morrow afternoon. Mr.
“ssell states that the Bambergers,
Mrand Prize and Ne Plus Ultra
•“os at Hamilton now have consid
®ble ore out and are ready to re.*
Iltle shipping, nnd he will commence
toling from there as soon as he can
M supplying Eurekans with some
Remember That America’s Task
In theWar Is Not Done Un
til Her Men Come Home
When you give to the United War
Work Campaign you give to your
own flesh and blood and are strength
ening the pulse beats of the national
heart. Because there is talk of an
armistice and peace, it must not be
understood that there is no further
need for sacrifice on the part of the
home-folks of America. Peace is not
yet in sight, and even if it were to
be declared to-day, it would mean
months and maybe years before the
demobilization of our army would be
complete. And until that time there
is a big necessity for the care of the
men in uniform. As Director Mott
states it “ it is up to us to see that
the period of demobilization does not
become a period of demoralization.”
It took two years to complete the
demobilization of the troops after
the Franco-Prussian War of 1870,
and it took the United States SIX
TEEN months to complete the de
mobilization of the United States
troops at the close of the Spanish
American War. Think then of what
it; will mean and the time it will take
to handle the millions of men now in
service as compared with the thous
ands in the war of 1898-9.
These men in khaki, the finest
blood of our country, and the com
ing rulers of this land, will find them
selves with time on their hands and
nothing to do during this period of
waiting. If we do not give to these
seven organizations who are inter
ested in the welfare of these men,
who is going to care for them, keep
them out of temptations such as be
fall idle, waiting men? The work
undertaken by the organizations rep
resented in this united drive cover
every passible want, mental, moral
and social. It provides clefcn and
wholesome surroundings and pleas
ures; it furnishes food, books, teach
ers and entertainers.
To occupy all the time of our men
is going to cost much more than it
has to help them in fragments of
their time. It is up to the American
people to subscribe generously in
grateful recognition of the marvelous
service rendered by our men. and
with the firm purpose to make the
period of demobilization not a period
of physical, mental and moral de
terioration and weakening but rather
a period of character building of
growth in useful knowledge, work
ing efficiency and of preparation for
assuming larger responsibilities as
citizens on their return home.
On account of the sickness in the
community, no entertainments can
be given whereby funds can be re
lized at this time; for the same rea
son, no house to house canvass can
be made; as a consequence the Coun
cil of Defense has taken it upon it
self to guarantee that the county’s
quota will be raised before time for
the last pledge installment to be
paid. That will give the county a_
little longer time in which to raise
the funds necessary and not leave us
behind when the others have gone
“over the toD.’’
Send In All You Can Spare.
The contributors up to Friday noon
to the United War Work Fund are
as follows:
Mary Rand Ohas H Rand
Mrs C H Rand John Conway
Mrs W S Yates Will S Yates
Marco Venturino J J Lucey
B Pistoni John Pastore
C A Minoletti Kelley & Rebaleatl
Mr and Mrs J Johnson Billy Russell
W H Russell Anna M Russell
R J Reid T F Plummer
Edna C Plummer Bertha Rich
A R Lucey Peter Breen
Kate Pastoiino A F Lucey
H Delaney Ben Repetto
Marie Mo Naughton Frank C Lewis
Henry Parmigiani Sr Lous Parmigiani
Henry Parmigiani Jr Kate Tognoni
Mrs Edgar Bather Edgar Eather
Clarence Johnson Mrs Clarence Johnson
AG Smith Lymrn Fulton
Mrs P H Hjul PHHjul
W J Hooper Estelle Hooper
Mrs J E Cockrill J E Cockrill
Frank Winzell N P Morgan
Mrs J B Rebaleati J B Rebaleatl
Eugene Rice W R Reynolds
J B Biale and Family Lizzie Bonetti
R Zadow and Family Christy* McGiUivray
Mrs M Fulton Inez McGiUivray
Thomas Cardew , Edward Moyle Sr
Mrs Edward Moyl* Edward Moyl* Jr
Board of County Commissioners Met
Tuesday and Checked Up General
Election Returns
The Board of County Commission
ers, the Clerk and District Attorney,
met Tuesday and canvassed the re
turns of the recent general elec
A table published on the first page
of to-day’s Sentinel gives the offi
cial result of this canvass, with the
exception of the total vote given
Martin J. Scanlan, Socialist candi
date for United States Senator; W.
H. Cordill, Socialist candidate for
Congress; and C. H. Rand for State
Senator of Eureka County. Through
corrected errors in checking these
candidates should be given the fol
lowing total vote received in Eureka
County: Mr. Scanlan 7 votes, Mr.
Cordill 7 votes, and Mr. Rand 302
lhe canvass made by the Board
showed that there were but few
minor changes made in the returns
from the different precincts as pub
lished in last week’s Sentinel, and
all the County and Township officials
announced as then elected have
been ordered to receive their certi
ficates of election. These certificates
have been completed by County Clerk
McCharles and are ready for delivery
to the successful candidates.
During this session of the Board it
was ordered that the Trustees of the
Palisade school district be author
ized to use the Court House at Pali
sade for a school house up to and
including December 31, 1918.
Cartons For Boys Orerseas
Mrs. W. J. Hooper, chairman of
the Eureka Red Cross Chapter, has
received the following information
by telegram from the Pacific Divis
ion Headquarters:
The date for sending Christmas
parcels to the boys overseas has been
extended to November 30.
The War Department authorizes
the local Red Cross to furnish spec
ial labels to persons who have not
received official labels from abroad,
or by having had them lost or de
stroyed. Applicants will be required
to also sign these labels, which the
Chapter expect^to have here soon
for delivery.
The Christmas cartons have arrived
and relatives and friends wishing to
send a carton to boys overseas can
obtain a box with full instructions
for filling the same by calling at the
Assessor’s office in the court house.
The carton when filled and ready
for mailing must not exceed three
pounds, and can be mailed any time
after November 21.
W J Eathorne I H Roger*
J G Kitchen Joseph Kitchen
Abbie Kitchen Hilda Kitchen
Walter McNaughton Mrs J McNaughton
Mabel Kiehro Clara Harris
Richard Harris Fred Harris
W E Harris Mrs W E Harris
Robert Harvey Mrs Robert Harvey
Victory Boya
N. P. Morgan. County Executive
of the Victory Boys, has already en
rolled and pledged the following:
Judaon Hooper Oliver Pratt
Robert Laird Carl Harris
Robert Lucey Tony Depaoli
Lowell Brossemer James Jury
Albert Biale Walter Kitchen
Edward Skillman Julius Farovini
James Borima Peter Salvi
James Lord Victor Rattazzi
This leaves but one High School
boy unpledged, and he has not been
visited yet.
From the grades in the Eureka
School have already been pledged:
Edward Evans, Willis Skillman. Ted
From the outside precincts, up to
Friday noon, four boys have joined
and signed their pledges, they are:
Frank Yates. An tone A. Depaoli, El
mer Rutherford. L. F. Maggini.
A full account of the Victory Boys,
their work and the credits to be
given them, will appear in next
week’s Sentinel, together with the
list of additional members.
Judson Hooper and Robert Laird
were appointed,as a committee to
solicit pledges in Eureka, and they
report that no boy who has been ap
proached has refused to join the
Victory Boys.
Joyful Demonstration Entered Into by
All When Informed of the Good News
News of the signing of the Allies'
armistice terms by the Germans was
received in Eureka about noon Mon
day. J. E. Sexton telephoned the
message here from Palisade and it
was posted on the court house bul
letin board.
The spirit of rejoicing at once took
possession of the people and their
feelings were given vent by the gen
eral ringing of all the bells in town;
salutes were fired on the mountain
side; all the China bombs in town
were purchased and exploded, and
vociferous and continued cheers went
up from the assembled people. All
Ruby Hill came down and participa
ted in the joyous occasion. The hol
iday spirit pervaded, for a time busi
ness was generally suspended, and
the peace celebration in Eureka, not
withstanding the restriction against
indoor gatherings, would have
brought joy to our boys “over there,”
as it did to the hearts of those at
home here.
Succumbs to Attack of Influenza Near
Cortez and Is Brought Home For Burial
The remains of Miss Charlotte
Holder Laird, whose death of influ
enza at the Maurice Isaac ranch near
Cortez, Eureka County, was an
nounced in last week’s Sentinel,
were brought into Eureka Sunday
for burial and the funeral was held
that afternoon. The interment was
in the Masonic cemetery and private
owing to the contagious nature of
the disease from which the young
lady died, and only the family and
necessary assistants were present.
N. P. Morgan officiated, reading the
Episcopal service, the deceased be
ing christened in and an attendant
of this church.
Miss Laird was a most promising
young lady, of a robust constitution
and seemingly perfect health. She
graduated from the Eureka County
High School with the class of 1917,
and from the County Normal in 1918.
She was teaching her first term of
school at Fye Canyon district when
stricken with influenza, followed by
pneumonia, which caused her pass
ing. The deceased will long be re
membered by her classmates and as
sociates for she was full of wit and
humor and had the happy faculty of
turning the current happenings in
every day life into this vein. In the
family she will be sorely missed, for
she was the life of the home circle.
She possessed the gift of drawing,
and also of writing verse in a humor
ous way—winning a prize in her last
year in the High School in a contest
for the best humorous story.
The deceased was the second eld
est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abram
Laird of Eureka, was born and raised
here, and besides her parents is sur
vived by four brothers and two sis
ters. She was aged 20 years, 3
months and 3 days.
Filed in the Office of the Recorder
Of Eureka County Up to
November 15, 1918
Notice ofc intention to hold the
Alice mine in unknown mining dis
trict by E. B. McCabe. Recorded
November 2.
The following Notices of Intention
to Hold Mining Claims have been
filed since our last publication:
Sufnmit Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 6, 7 and
8, Rye Grass and Berlaska mines in
Eureka mining district for the Sum
mit Queen Mining Co.
Rye Grass, Lily Nos. 1 and 2, Lily
Fraction, Bell Extension, Dexter,
Sunnyside, Sunnyside Nos. 1, 2, and
3. Snowflake, Snowstorm, Snowstorm
No. 2 and Belle Lindsay mines in
Union mining district by Union
Mines Co.
New York, New York Nos. 1, 2, 3,
4 and 5 Mines in Union mining dis
trict by William P. Fairman.
Kluph, Kluph Nos. 1, 2. 3, 4, 5 and
6 mines in unknown mining district
by Henry G. Wedekind.
Ralph Ferguson, son of W. 0. Fer
guson of Tonkin, is reported ill from
an attack of influenza.
Bat One New Case Reported in
Eureka County Daring Week,
But Restrictions Continue In
Effect Owing to Close Proximity
of New Cases of The Disease
The influenza situation in Eureka
County is thought to have greatly
improved during the week. So far
a case has not developed in the town
of Eureka, and but one new case in
the county—that of Ralph Ferguson
near Tonkin—has been reported to
the Health Officer. All the cases re
ported in the north end of the coun
ty are recovering, and in other por
tions of the county the disease seems
to be under control.
Several cases developed last week
at Hamilton, White Pine County,
about 40 miles southeast of Eureka,
and nearly all the people there have
been down with the disease. One
death, that of John Ghiradella, is
reported. Carl Muir reported over
the telephone to W. H. Russell at
the Moorman ranch Thursday night
that all the Hamilton cases were then
doing nicely.
At the meeting of the County
Council of Defense Thursdav even
ing the matter of reopening the
schools throughout the county and
lifting the ban against the assemb
lingof people together in public places
was discussed. It was generally
thought to be the safest plan, in
view of the recent cases that have
developed nearby, to leave the pres
ent arrangement in effect for at least
another week.
It is reported from Hylton, Elko
County, that the members of the
Smith and Robinson families are all
fast recovering from the disease.
Indian Deaths it Ducbwatar
Charley Irving and Ralph Irwin
came up from Duckwater last Satur
day to procure a coffin for Molly Black
eye, an Indian,who had died there that
day. Dr. Brock of Ely attended her
and said her death was due to an
attack of pneumonia, not preceded
by influenza.
, Lame Charley, the man she was liv
ing with, being in comfortable cir
cumstances, insisted that she be
given a respectable funeral and a
coffin was provided and his wishes
carried out in her burial.
The deceased was born and raised
at Duckwater, but visited Eureka
from time to time and worked in
different homes where she was better
known as Indian Maud. She was
past 70 years of age, and her mother,
a very aged Indian women who lived
with her, we understand is still liv
ing. _
The wife of Bert Johnson, an Ind
ian, who was mentioned in last week’s
Sentinel as being critically ill fol
lowing childbirth on November 8,
died at Duckwater Saturday. J. R.
Tognoni was returning to Duckwater
with Dr. Brennen when met by a
messenger who informed them of her
death and also that of the infant
Met With Serious Accident
J. C. Johnson, night watchman and
engine hostler at the local railway
depot, met wity a painful and serious
accident last Tuesday morning. He
was sitting on the step of the motor
car and riding from the roundhouse
down to the depot, and when the car
was running slowly near the water
tank attempted to step off. His foot
struck a tie or rock and he was
thrown down, striking on his head
and right shoulder. While his head
was cut and bleeding he was not
thought to be seriously injured and he
was taken home. Dr. Brennen was
called and an examination disclosed
that his right collar bone was broken.
As this is a particularly hard bone to
hold in place while it is knitting, his
! progress toward recovery will be
slow, but he is doing as well now as
can be expected. James Delaney has
taken his place at the depot.
j At Eureka, Nevada, November 11, 1918, to
I the wife of Thomas Clifford, a daughter.
In Eureka, Nevada, November 12,1918, to
i the wife of James Morrison, formerly Mi«a
j Sophie Eathorne of Ruby Hill, a daughter.

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