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[111- The Yerington Times ■ ^% ____ _ , —_ — \— -- ‘ VQL. LX. YERINGTON, NEVADA, Saturday jit.y t. . .numhkr j». GOVERNMENT RAISES THE PRICE OF COPPER TO 26 CENTS A LB. FOR V. II. 1.1. / In tilt* October \. M. C. A. drive, tin* eight st. tes of the west will raise 5 per cent, nr $5,600,000 of the $112, (XX',000 which is the minimum amount set by the National War W ork Conn cil of the Y. M. C. A. as necessary to meet the needs of the American soldier and his allies at home and a bnao'l and also finance ti e N M. C. A. in its work of erecting hostess houses for the use of soldiers and women war workers. Fully as import, nt as the financial drive is the statement thai^-J.iXH) men and women arc needed to carry on 1 M. C. A war work among the troofis of the American, French and Italian armies overseas before September I t and that 5.1X10 additional men and women will he required by Spring. Never has there been such a call for men to ~erve the soldiers in the history of the world. Or. John K. Mott, head of the International Y. M. C. V. and George W. Perkins, of New York treasurer of the Nation al War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A. lurought this message to the Pa cific Coast. Only men over draft age, of good moral character will lie con* idered for this Service. It cntailsdangcr anil privation and temptation and requires stamina and judgement. Already 31X1 American huts anil dugouis arc t ndir -hell lire, eight Y. M C. V nun have been killed since tlu pri-.nt offensive opened on the western front, and oth er secictaries have bet r gas-cd. V 1 M. C A. huts are constantly subject j ed to German shell ire. It is no job f«>r a man who docs not pos - ss cour age or i> not ready t* make tlu- r pirnu- sacrifice in order to serve tli« soldier .ml help win tile war. It i> th • greatest service t e man over draft age ran render in this world con flirt. NEVADA LEADS IN ENLISTMENT Nevada has again smashed all re # cords of war aid to the government. ; according to figures compiled today by Sergeant Manuel Jeffery, of tin United Stales army recruiting station j in Reno. One hundred and twenty two men offered their services and were accepted as soldier? front this state during June. These figures not only break all records for volunteers in Nevada, but is the high record for any of the si\ . teen auxiliary recruiting stations under the supervision of the San Francisco office with the exception of Oakland and the main station The enlistments were divided as follows: Engineers,. sixty-nine quartermaster's corps, ten; medical corps, eight; signal corps, three; coast artillery, twenty-three; infan try, two: ordnance department, live. -— -oo PIUTES HAVE WAR DANCE. The '1’iutes recently held a war dance on the reservation near Fallon and at one time 150 Indians were in the dance, the greatest dem onstration of recAit years on the res ervation. Many of the Indians are in the army and they said the war dance was part of a great patriotic demonstration that had been started in all states in support of the war. -oo TWO NEVADANS ON PERSHING’S LIST OF CASUALITIES Two Nevada men appeared in the American casuality list from Gen. Pershing’s forces Wednesday. Geo. O'Neil, whose address is given a- Kc no. in care of the Utah Construction Company, is among the hilled and LaVern Whipple, of Sunnyside, Nyc County, is reported seriously wound ed. Whipple, the records of the district board show owns a farm at Lund. He was born at St. George, Utah, Jan. 12, 18%, and i- unmarried. He was certified to the district board for \ r^' vice on Sept. 15th., 1017, and went with the first Nevada contingent to Camp Lewis. O’Neil was not registered in this county probably -enlisted through the army recruiting station here before Jan. 1st. The records of the enlist ments in Reno are complete in the Reno recruiting office from Jan. 1st., up to the present date and O’Neil’ name is not included in the lists. —Gazette. 0 I SMITH VALLEY NOTES. During a two hour period last I ue* day afternoon tww and a half inches of rain fell in Smith Valley. Light ning and thunder accompanied the tain, which fell in. torrents. The church was the only building struck and the fire was put out so quickly that small damage n Milted. Tlie standing liay was beaten down, the cut hay wa-. afloat in many of the, fields. It is feared that the grain fields are so badly flattened down that serious loss wilt result. Garden truck and berry patches al-'f showed the ill effects of the downpour. The G. \Y. Wilson ranch in Mason Yalley had several fields of grain damaged as the flood came down through the open head-gates. Last Monday morning little Virgin ia <)lds, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. 15. Olds, jumped from a stack of hay which whs being put up by the haying crew and landed on a tine of the derrick fork. The tine pierced the fleshy part of her leg above the knee, necessitating four stitches at the point of entry and two on the opposite side. Mr. anil Mr-. Olds brought her to Yerington where the wound was dress eil and at last reports the plucky lit tle lady was fairly comfortable. . It was a very serious accident but every one concerned is rejoicing that it wa no worse,. C. E. Wedertz went to Yerington for the regular meeting of the County Commissioners yesterday. • Many Yeringtonites spent the 4th at the Hot Springs swimming and picnicking. Mr. and Mr-. Geo. Rice spent the holiday with relatives in the valley. _-V'- - - ELKO MILL OPENS FOR TEN DAYS. The Elko Milling Company has re ceived an order' from the executive | /one coin nittce of California giving them authority to open up the mill for a period of ten days, beginning this morning and morning and clos ing on July dth. for the purpose of disposing of all cereals and Hour hut does not permit the mill to he operat ed. The order places A. J Lowell. , president of the company, in con trol. lie arrived Saturday and i- j now supervising the dispo-al 6i their j products. -mi RATIONING OF SUGAR. JULY 1. Iteginniug July 1, more drastic ra tioning governing the u>e of sugar will go into effect in Nevada. \ll manufacturers must procure certifi cates as heretofore; in addition, all wholesalers, retailers, hotels, restau rants, bakers and saloons must se cure certificates from the Federal Food Vdministrator of Nevada, or from their County Administrator, be fore they can purchase sugar for any purpose other than household use. The principal change affecting this state is the reduction of sugar allow ed for ice-cream from 1(10 per cent to 75 per cent of last year's requirements. There are many sailoons ill the state which probably have not under stood that their sugar usage is limit ed. These will not be allowed to purchase any cane or beet sugar pro ducts after July 1 without presenting the necessary certificates, and they and the dealers from whom they buy are warned that no exceptions will be made, nor will any evasion be tol erated. Housewives, as heretofore, may pur ,cha-e sugar in 25 lb. lots for canning and preserving. Dealers must not exceed this limit in any case. If cus tomers object to the rulings they should be referred to the county or state food administrator. For table use, the rule of three pounds for ev ery ninety meals served, or three pounds per person per month, has not been changed. A serious shortage, both in sugar and ships, necessitates strict oli-erv r.nce of these rules. It is expected that Nevada people will recognize the vital necessity for conservation and will conform rigidly to these rules. In compliance with the above or der, J. A. Cardinal, Dougla- County Food Administrator, seized two sacks of sugar at the Minden Depot. The sugar was shipped by a San Francisco firm to men residing near Minden. The sale or purchase of this amount of sugar i- in violation of the food laws and resulted in the seizure. It is believed the license to sell sugar of the San Francisco house will be re voked and that the purchasers will be lined. -oo—1 («. 11. Waldo suffered a. second stroke of paralysis Thursday evening, and according to late reports is in a very critical condition. Hogs Can Be Fattened on High Priced Grain Profitably \ daily gain of 1.68 poin ds per hog, at a cost < f $.135 per pound vs.. 1.25 pounds daily gain pe r hog at a cost of $. IX per pound, tells the story of two •imilinr pens <4 hogs fed different feeds on tire I. A. Strom,ider ranch. Much pen, however, made a profit at the end of twenty-four days, because when the hogs started the test they were .stock lings and worth $.12 per pound, and after being fattened twen ty-four days were worth $.15 per pound as fat pork. The combined figures for both lots for the total period of thirty days are , as follows: Weight May 3rd..: 9735 pounds Weight June 3rd., 12830 pounds; Tor-1 gain, 3095 pounds; V.due May 3rd.. $1168.20; Value June 3rd., $1924.50; Cost of feed $492.56; net profit in thirty days $263.75. the net profit would have been $308.20 11 1 both lots been fed tankage for feeding 58 hogs, thirty days. The tankage is ground bone and The Hogs Before the Fattening Period The pen that made tile greatest gain was culled lot A: the other pen was designated a? lot B. Each lot contained 29 hogs, which were fed potV oes, whole barley and whole smutty wheat, all boiled together,ex cept that lot A received tankage. The ratio of feed was two and one half pounds of potatoes to one pound of grain. The hogs were given all they would eat of this feed fed thru self feedcis. The single sided self feeder which i- shown in the r.ccom paning pictute was used in the te»t. With this bin or feeder kept full the hogs were allowed to eat at will. meat refuse from packing houses; worth $60.00 per ton f. o. b. Reno, or about $70 per ton Yerington. The whole grain was figured at $6Q,00 per ton: the rolled barley at $70.00 and the potatoes at $5.00 per ton. T'.ie i 'ea of the experiment was to feed the available feeds on the ranch, plus the addition of tankage to one pen. Tankage need not be fed to fatten h-.ig- if plenty of skim milk is available. All weights are based on actual overnight shrinkage of hogs. One dollar and .. half per day for la bor was charged against them. Two things stand otif ill this hog Self Feeders a Boon to Hog Raisers At the end^of twenty-four days lot A hail made a net gain of 1265 pounds or the daily gain of 1.68 pounds per day. Lot B gained 870 pounds, or the daily gain of 1.25 pounds per day. The important point in this test is that the lot that ate tankage made the most money for Mr. Strosnider. The 426 pound?- of tankage eaten cost three and one half cents per pound or $14.91, and added $59.25 worth of pork more than lot B; or a net profit of $44.24. The feeding value of tankage was ?o conclusive in twenty-four days that it was decided to feed all the hogs tank age for the remainder of the fattening period of six days. feeding test: • First: That it pays to fatten hogs in Mason Valley with high priced grain and low priced potatoes. , Second: That it pays bigger to fatten hogs with tankage, grain and potatoes than with grain and pota toes alone—each pound of pork being produced four and ope half cents cheaper when tankage was fed. To My. 1. A. Strosnider, Mr. Fred Strosnider and Mr. Wesley Hirony motts, the Extension Department ex tends its sincere thanks and appreci ation for their public spirit in con ducting this test, which was an added expense to them, but which in time should be a saving to the nation. The Same Hog Fattened Mrs. J. I. Wilson received word this week that her father. Rev. Wil lis of Pacific Grove, California, is in very poor health. Ivarl McTaggart left Tuesday for Camp Lewis, where he will enter mil itary training. He was accompanied as far as Reno t>y Mrs. McTaggart. CHILD WELFARE. Tlie Children's Bureau of the l . S. Department of Labor has asked the men and women who are'working to win the war not to forget the war time needs of all America - children whether their fathers ar lighting for their country in trenches in h ranee or here behind the lines. Tt asks that th protection given all of America s children be increased now when the foundations of the country s future strength and of democracy are being laid, for, "The health of the child i the power of the nation. T hi- war tittle work for children is called "Chil dren's Year. Its goal is to save the lites of 100,000 children under live years of age during the second year of the war. This means the saving of one-third of the three hundred thoti and lives of children under five which are lost every year in the United States. Authorities agree that at least half of these deaths could be pre vented if knowledge of the be.st mod ern methods of child care and tacil ities for following out the direction! given by skilled specialists were ac cessible to all children instead of tit comparatively few. If America can prevent even part of these deaths she will have demonstrated her abil ity to get for her children a better chance of life and health. All cards of registration, when com pleted by the community Chairmen are to be taken or sent to Evelyn Hayes’ office.Yerington, that1 rhe work may be checked up for further child welfare work within the county by the Farm Bureau The registering, measuring and weighing of every child under live years of age in this county is to be completed by July 16th. Since this work is carried on by the Farm Bu reau, the women who are members of this organization are asked to aid their local Community Chairman, as well as the mothers themselves, in this Baby Saving Campaign. County Chairman; Mr-. Geo. \V. McCutcheno. Community Chairmen are; Upper Mason Valley. Mrs. Geo. \V. McCutcheon. Lower Mason Valley and Thompson Mrs. Win. Penrose. Smith Valley & Ludwig. Miss Ethel Tidd. Fernley. Mrs. W. A. Hardy. Dayton, Mrs. Carrie Harris. Silver City and Mound House, Mrs. Win. Luce. Yerington, Mrs. 11. S. Pohe. --.in FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATED. That Mason Valley observed In dependence Day in a way that was be fitting to this particular year, wa- ev idenced by the many picnicing par ties which spent the day out wi}h nature, where the murmur of the riv er drove all business cares and worry away, while others enjoyed them -elves under nearby shade trees. Many autoed up the river to the Morgan ranch, while others drove up into the Wilson Canyon, and a large gathering enjoyed the outing at Geo. Wilson's home ranch. Some went to Reno and spent the day. At the Wilson ranch 100 or more gathered from all parts of the valley and a general feeling of fellowship and neighborliness prevailed. About noon lunches were spread on the lawn at the Wilson home, and with much merry-making dinner was eaten. Later in the afternoon ice-cream and lemonade was served to all present in large quantities and with a frequen cy measured only by individual cap acity. Shortly after lunch Dr. Dixon ad dressed the gathering and as usual, forcibly struck the patriotic chords, which met with hearty applause. All joined in singing "America” and the remainder of the afternoon was spent in visiting. However, the Ladies of the Red Cross of the south end of Mason Val ley did not fail to take advantage of the occasion and during the course of the afternoon raffled off a quilt which netted the organization $23.75. The quilt was won by Master Jack Mc Gowan, who returned it to the Red Cros- with instructions that it be sent to France. In Yerington a parade was the main attraction of the afternoon, and it may truthfully be said that the or iginators were artists and acted well their parts. We understand that the wild man from Africa was there, while the clowns, red men, and "Hawaian Girls” were well represented. ---oo J. E. Campbell, attorney from Reno, was transacting 'business with the County Commissioners yesterday. --—oo St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Mass on first Sunday of the month at 9:30 a. m. All other Sundays at 10:30 a. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 a. m. Week day mass at 8 a. m. Rev. Joseph Cunha V. M. HENDERSON ORGANIZES ROME GUARD Tliere were 45 men turned out last Sunday afternoon and drilled for two hours in the facings and preliminary -.quad movement?. The spirit with which they worked in the afternoon sun was one to make any community feel proud and the on. ly thing now to lie done is to get everybody out who can possibly spare the time This is a patriotic Organization and any citizen of the United States or her allies, over sixteen years of age_ is elligible to membership. This body is under infantry drill regulations at ail times when on the drill ground, but it is not a military unit to turn out at time of strike or labor trouble. Its object is to give it- members a knowledge of military drill and tactics now practiced in the U. S. Army, and incidentally for the purpose of home protection. Its moral effect upon the residents of this district will be to help w|pe out any attempt of German propoganda to poison the minds of any of its citi zens. 1 he committee that was appointed to draw up a constitution and by laws reported on the drill ground at the end of drill and the proposed con stitution and by-laws were read for the members to think ortr during the week, and to be either adopted or rejected next Sunday afternoon by the organization. All men who are interested can sign the resolution at the Lyon County Bank or come out and fall in with the rest at the Court House next Sunday at 2 p m. for drill. It makes no difference whether you have had any drill before or not there will ;>c some one there who is compe tent to teach you. And if you have drilled it is all the more reason y-ou should get out and help the rest. The time—2 p. m. Tire day-Sunday. July 7th., The place—Lyon County Court House. / Get out and make it HXJ strong. LOCAL T. R. G. E. MANAGER LEAVES M M. Holmes left July lir-,t for the coast where he will enter one of the shipyards. His place of manager 06 tlie I ruckee River General Electric Company s business here will he tilled by Leon Bishop who has been line man for the Ycrington Electric Co. Y. C. Brown, of Reno, was here this week assisting while the change was being made and Mr. Bishop became familiar with his duties Mr. Holmes has been here for over a year and has made many friends who regret his departure. He has been a success here and his many friends are wishing that good luck and good fortune fol iow him in his new venture. -oo Mrs. V. M. Henders on and daught er, Jean, arrived Sunday night to join Mr. Henderson, who l/as charge of the University Mining School here. Miss Alpha Rulison left early this week for a visit in Carson City before returning to her home in Reno. Miss Rulison has not entirely recovered her health and will probably continue her vacation until the new year, E. S. Lamherson and son, Loyd, have returned from a delightful va cation spent in the Bay Cities. They drove home a line new Chandler Six. The Ycrington Community Council at the regular meeting held Tuesday night voted unanimously to add Mrs \\. 1'. Powers. Mrs. J. 1. Wilson and Mrs. E. 11. Whitacre to their number. The council recognizes the fact that the ladies have assisted most ably io every drive and campaign. • _ Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday Services 10 a. m. Sunday school. 11 a. m. Sermon On "Univer>al Ser \ ice or the Swiss System.” 8 p. m. Sermon on “God is for Ameri ca. Are We for America?” This lueiiiR the nearest Sunday to Independence Day, the pastor will preach two sermons on patriotic themes. .. Everybody Invited. J. A. Dixon, I’h. D,. Pastor IIORX in Mason Valley June 24th, to Bie wiie of Klovil Becker, a daughter. Both, mother and daughter are doing tine.