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WAR SAVINGS STAMPS ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT I SAVE MONEY AND YOU SAVE LIVES BUY W. S. S. VOL. LX. YERIXGTON, NEVADA, SATURDAY, NOVEMUER 2, 1918. NUMBER 45. stewart McMillan pies on COAST; WELL KNOWN HERE William Stewart McMillan, son of the Lite William McMillan, and well known throughout the western part of Nevada, died recently at Coronado, Cal., from pneumonia, following an illnes of four <tays. 'lhe funeral ser vices were held Tuesday afternoon at Coronado. His widow, who has been ill for the past two months, was at Coronado and Mr. McMillan, accompanied by their daughter Betty, went to the Coast last week to visit Mrs. McMil lan, who is also not expected to livt Shortly after his arrival there he was taken ill with what he tin tight was pleuresy, but this developed into pneumonia. Besides his widow and daughter, his mother, Mrs. BclleMc Millan. and two si-ter-, Mrs. Madge Ede and Mrs. Belle Hovey, survive him. He was twenty-enght years old and a n. tive of Virginia City. Mr. McMillan resided in keno for several years, graduating from Reno high school and later attending the university, where he was a special student and very active in student affairs. Young McMillan left the Treasur er's office to enter the forestry service where he had charge of the forest rangers around Gardnervillc for some time. His work in this service at tracted ihe attention of large ranching interest- in. the neighborhood and he was offered a position with Simp son Brothers, as overseer of their ranching and cattle interests in Smith Valley. He accepted the position and was connected with the company up to the time of his death. —Gazette. SCHURZ STARTS NEW INDUSTRY A 25-barrel Hour mill lias been erected at the Reservation for the purpose of milling the wheat raised by the Piute*'. The building is al ready up. the machinery is on the ground and is being installed as rapid ly as possible. J. J. Beatty is in charge of the work and expects to have the plant i>perating in the near future. This if a move in the right direction and shows what care Uncle Sam take- of his charges. -11 . HOW WOULD PERSHING VOTE His Charge to The American Troops "You arc nor. ii I* ranee to expel an enemy that ha' invaded this beautiful land. Your fir t duty is to tight ^gainst this f c ' protect our \llv "S ou are litre a!.-a to lift a shield a!x>ve tht poor ami wea' S ou will be kind, therefore, to the aged and t i the invalid. S'on will be courteous to all women, and never h ive «o much as an evil thought in your mind. S ou will be very tender and gentle with little children. S ou will do well. Iberefoti Forswear the use of all liquors." Pershing. SAD DEATH OF MRS. FRANK ESTES Mrs Frink Estes, daughter-in-law of Mrs. Hattie Estes, died of hem orrhage . t her home at tne Milestone Friday afternoon. She was suffering great grief over the death of a broth er very recently hut had not been ill. Mr. and .Mrs. Estes moved here from Salt Lake a few months ago to be mar Mr. Estes' mother. Mrs. Kstes vva« a beautiful young woman and the hearts of all his old friends go out to the husband in bis hour of sorrow. RAWSON FOR COUNTY CLERK /china F. Raw-on, independent candidate for County Clerk and Treas urer of Lyon County, has all the neces •sary tjualitications for the oti’ce. lie is a graduate of the Kirksville Merean tile Collette at Kirksville, Mo. and is a <|ualilied aeeountant. lie has work ed at mining and clerking for the past fifteen years, was su|ierintendent of a mine in Mexico and for the past live years was with W ill McDonough and his successors, lie was deputy As sessor of Montrose County, Colorado some years ago and has also taught school at the same place. Mr. Ravvsott has been faithful and is asking for at: opportunity to serve the people. lie is a man of -teadv habits, is raising a family and feels that the voters may trust their money and court work to him with perfect safety.| • --oo harry dukes for assessor Harry C. Dukes belongs,to Lvon County. He is a young man of abil ity, integrity and progressive ideas. He is a veteran of the Spanish Amer -Jiistu o111<I<111;11(| ,M|t io pm: .ibav uimi rectioii, having spent four years in the rmy, Resides being a practical farmer he has spent some years surveying am! others mining. He was water commissioner this past summer which gave him a wide acquaintance with the lands and soils of I.yon Countv H's three years of college training lit him for any position and his sterling worth make him very popuh.r with SMITH VALLEY NOTES Like many other parts of Nevada, this beautiful valley is in the full en joyment of “October’s Bright Blue Weather”. The fields are yet green, and the golden topped poplars stand like sentinels around the farm houses, while tl\e mountains, with their deep shadows and graceful outlines sur round all. The lields are full of well fed, fat cattle and everything looks prosperous and contented. '1 he school at Wellington is closed on account of the teacher’s illness. Mrs. Sam Dykes has been tempor arily employed as post mistress at Wellington. Mrs. Margaret Schooley and Miss McCreery .-pent the week end with Mrs. Burner at Yerington. Little Glenn, the young -on of Mr. and Mrs. Hary Ftilstone, ha- been quite ill with cholera infantum, but is improving. The virul«*it "tin" has passed us by; there is not a case in the valley, and we are praying for a continuation of such showers of blessing. Mrs. Herman Sayre returned from a visit to her husband at Camp Fre mont. and will spend the winter, with her mother, Mrs. WilkersOn. Mr. and Mrs. John McVicar nave received a letter from their son Bruce at Camp Sheridan, Alabama, saying that he is in the hospital with a mild case of influenza. Mr. C. C. Tid<l is out on the last lap of his campaign, "making hay while the sun shines". No doubt you have seen his irresistible smiling lace on your streets. Success to him. The farmers are busy cutting their third crop of hay. while hay stacks dot tjvc valley in every direction. They are evidently prepitring to help "can the Kaiser" by the production of food stuffs. Both the High and (Irammar School departments of the Smith school, pre i sided over by Miss Katherine Mc Creery and Mrs. Rosa V. Ewing have ■ a tine atendance, a majority of the ! pupils making UK' per cent for the j month just closed. The school has a tine new dag, | whose graceful folds wave triumph 1 antly from the flagstaff, inspiring and ! lilliug our hearts with love, patriotism, J loyalty and fidelity. All honor to < )id dory" and to the Republic for ; which it stands. (Kiserver -oo FARM BUREAU 1'he I'artu Bureau Directors decided at the r last meeting to hold a social 1 meeting with the election about Dec. | 1, in e: i h district at Yerington, Fern | ley and Wellington. I'liV exact time i will he decided upon later and an nouncements will he made. They decided also to start as ser ies of demonstrations for crop grow ing and stock feeding. V. C. Bernard has volunteered to try out milo maize, and 1". \\ . McCulloch of Fern ley will conduct a steer feeding test with two corrals of teers belonging to the Nevada Packing Company. The test will tie alfalfa, vs. alfalfa and cotton seed meal. Other practical demonstrations will he arranged if volunteers come for ward. The Farm Bureau will lind the seed, assist with the records, and help arrange the plots or pens. Only practical tests that will make money i for the farmer are desired. oo r YERINGTON SAFE BUT QUARANTINED The County Board of Health took drastic measures this week to pre ' vent the spread of influenza, ordering the schools all dosed, prohibiting all assemblies, closing the saloons and re questing all persons to wear masks in public places. . There are reports going the rounds | that several cases are to 1h‘ found in [ Yerington hut the reports cannot he ] substantiated. K. II. Whitacre and (his son John have both been on the sick list hut the trouble seemed to be ! no worse than a severe cold. Ole f Summers has the real thing, it seems. ’ A miner died at the Mason Hospital | from it last Sunday morning. A j | tramp I’iute died of it Wednesday. It I i is reported that Frank Smith has had it and that Artie Reymers has it now pint there are so many rumors con* | renting it that it is well to think j j twice before you spread more. -oo-, MILLER DEAD FROM INFLUENZA Ma\ Miller, well-known printer. i ! died last week at Camp Fremont from j [ the infltterza. He lived here for sev- | | era I month:' when he was engaged oji the News Staff and made many friends by his genial ways and all will be i grieved to hear of his untimely pass | ing. He gave his life for his country hist as trul ■ as if he had died on the field of battle. LABOR SUSTAINS ODDIE A COVERT attack on Tasker I,. Oddie, former governor and candidate for that office again on the Republican ticket, is being circulated under the guise of a letter from the joint legisla tive board of the brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, in which it is stated that Governor Hoyle has never vetoed any bill in the interest of rail road employees, while five are enumerated as having been veto ed by Oddie, when he was chief executive of the state. The five measures referred to were all passed by the legislature at the session of 1913 and consisted of an act to prohibit the discharge of employees on account of belonging to labor organizations, an act requiring prompt payment of wages on the discharge of employees, an act requiring lights on derailing switches, an act establishing semi-monthly pay days and an act prohibiting black listing. The circular is signed by FRANK W. INGRAM as state representative1 of the brotherhood of Locomotive hiremen and Engineers and by C. V . black well as state representative of the brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. MR. INGRAM at tile con clusion of the session of the legislature in 1913 issued with Chair man V'. E. W allace of the Trainmen a report to the members of the brotherhoods in which he >aid: "We desire to express our sincere appreciation of the kindness and courtesy extended us by our governor, Hon. Tasker L. Oddie, and thank him FOR HIS SUPPORT ON OUR MEASURES, feeling that his good Judg ment will reflect credit upon our state.” This was after the bills referred to had been vetoed, it will be noted. The titles of some bills are misleading, as they do not con vey to the reader exactly what the measures are about. This was thoroughly understood at Carson City and, when the1 meas ures came up for a vote under Gov. Hyde as to whether the Oddie vetoes should or should not be sustained, not a word was said on the subject by Gov. Hoyle in his message1 to the legis lature, although he had had a long conference with labor leaders immediately on taking office. Had he asked that these veti>es of his predecessor be set aside it would not have been done, and as a matter of fact and record, the legislature sustained every one of (Tbv. < )ddie’s vetoes on these bills. Here are the facts, faken from the official records: \u act prohibiting the discharge of employees on account of belonging'to labor organizations: \ eto sttstianed. Every la bor union man voted to uphold/the veto and only two senators against it, neither of whom was a railroad man. \n act requiring the prompt payment of wages on discharge of employees: Veto sustained by FORTY-EIGHT AYES, NOT ONE VOTING AGAINST IT. Vu act requiring lights on derailing switches: Veto UNAN IMOUSLY sustained. An act requiring semi-monthly pay days: Veto sustained UNANIMOUSLY BY THIRTY-SIX YES AND NOT ONE NO. \n act prohibiting black-listing: Veto sustained by FOR TY-ONE AYES AND ONLY THREE NOES. In many cases the author of the Gill himself voted to sus tain the veto, so well satisfied was he of the justice of it. That is the record., It speaks for itself. Gov. Oddies vetoes were sustained by evety labor representative i’> the legislature. Editorial Reno Evening Gazette, Oct. 25, 1918 0DDIE’S LABQR RECORD HERE ARE A FEW OF THE MANY LABOR BILLS THAT WERE SIGNED BY TASKER L. ODDIE WHILE GOVERNOR OF NEVADA AND WHICH BECAME LAWS UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION: An Act for the compensation for injury or death of employ ees. An Act limiting the hours of labor on railroads. An Act providing for safety devices on cages in mines. An Act providing headlights for locomotives as recom mended by the railroad employees. An Act requiring railroads to provide adequate and full train .crews. An Act providing that an employer shall not issue un-nego tiable paper to employees for their labor. .Payments to be made on demand and not subject to discount. An Act providing that eight hours shall constitute a day’s work for all surface workers about mines, the same as those working underground. An Act providing Penalty for those making misrepresenta tions when hiring labor. HUNTING - POPULAR SCHOOL CONTROL In his candidacy for State Superintendent of Schools \Y. J. Hunt ing advocates making our state system of school supervision more effective by a change in the form of organization. To bring about tile needed reform requires but one essential change, from a personal control by the1 State Superintendent to a representative control by the people of the supervisional district through an elected board. The new system would be just a> completely organized but changed m this one vital point as to the essential responsibility, and would be in accord with the principles in operation in other states The one issue therefore is whether the control shall rest with one man and therefore be autocratic, or with the people, and be represent ative. To argue that this would weaken the system, make it spineless or inefficient, is t<> claim that democracy is a failure and the backing of the people a hindrance. ARTESIA NOTES. R. L. Hobiit is now at tlic training: camp at Rena. He writes that he likes 16 hours of K. P. line. Letters have been received from Corporals Richard Hillbun and Les lie DeVroey. Richard Ilililbun was not with his regiment when it went into action the first time. He was attending a school for special instruct ion and had a week to go yet. Les lie DeVroey had been in action and expected more strenuous days to fol low. The following copy from the S. F. Bulletin teds of the wounding of a captain of the same division; Captain Graupner, Wounded in Battle During a five day battle, which re sulted in the defeat of the Germans. Captain A. E. Graupner of the 364th Infantry, formerly Judge of the Super ior Court of this city, was wounded. Word to this effect has been received by his wife, Mrs. A. E. Graupner, 2<XW Jackson St., in a letter from the regi mental chaplain, although she' has heard nothing yet from the war de partment. In a letter written by Cap tain Graupner or. Sept. 9th he told of having been placed in charge of 13, (HM) prisoners at St. Mihiel. 1 he Cap tain was in the first officers’ training camp at the Presidio and was at Camp Lewis for ten months. There are several Yerington boys with this same division. NOTICE — CORRECTION In our issue of October 26 the last paragraph of the article referring to Chas. A. McLeod and calling the at tention of the voters of Lyon County to his record there was a six where it should have read faur. 1 he para graph is correct as follows. k\ e re gret the mistake but hope that read ers will notice that Mr. McLeod’ has been clerk for eight years, not twelve. “Mr. McLeod is a native son of Ne vada. is permanently settled here, and has the interests of Lyon County and Nevada at heart. He liar, served faithfully for the past four terms and is seeking re-election on his record." -oo I DEATH OF LOUIS SCANAVINO A telegram received here yesterday announced the death of Louis Scana i vino at Camp Sheridan. Alabama, of ! influenza. Deceased enlisted in the I army about three months ago from | Mono Lake. Besides a number of relatives in California, he leaves two sisters in Hawthorne, namely. Mrs : Mike Dondero and Miss Theresa Scanavino, a student in our High School. The remains have been shipped | from Camp Sheridan, and on their ar- ; rival interment will take place 'a | Bodie. Louie Scanavino was one of the j j most popular boys in the Mono Lake i district and his untimely death has east a gloom over that section, lie was 'horn at Mono Lake, California and v.as 25 years old. — Bulletin. Mr. Scanavino was also.well kmnvi and well liked in Yerington and vic inity. lie was engaged in working i here for several months last year. -oo ATTENTION BOND HOLDERS Convert Your Bonds Holders of 4 per cent lrirst and Sec- | ond Loan Bonds must convert them into 414 per cent bonds before mail time on N'ov. 9th or lose the opportu nity for all time. Xo further offer of conversion will be made by the gov ernment and the time will not be ex tended. If you have not attended to this matter see your banker about it i immediately. -—oo Mr. and Mrs. \Y. J. Freeman re turned \\ ednesday night from their j anto trip to Oregon. W ill visited! tile farming sections all over the state but found nothing that looked as good I to him as Mason Valley. Land that is selling at $225 an acre produces two to three tons of alfalfa in three cuttings while here it is nothing un usual to cut four tons to the acre the lirst haying. Mr. Freeman has 1 taken a piece of land from J. B. Gal lagher east of Yerington and will be gin farming soon. -oo \ movement is on foot to have a Tractor Demonstration in Yerington on or about November 25 and 24. The plan is to have as many make.- of tractors as can be secured to take part and show what they can do. If the plan succeeds it will be a tine thing for the farmers, and especially for those who are contemplating the pur chase of a tractor. It is figured that at least eight different machines will be '.on the ground and the occasion ought to draw a large attendance. t Itarles llendel of'Smith Valley was here on a business mission on 'Tues day. Mrs .1. IV I hies has arrived' from Sacramento to join Mr, Thies who re cently took over the Model Meat Market. a N. D. OSBORNE PASSES TO HIS REWARD Word lias been received by rela tives in tbns valley of the death o£ X. I). Osborne at Battle Creek, Mich, on Oct. 2, 1918. Mr. Osborne lived here in the early days and was one of the pioneers of Mason Valley and will be remember ed by all the old timers. He, with Mr. McGowan, Mrs. Osborne, Mrs,, (freely, Mr. Reymers and others estab li-lied the first Sunday School in Ma s: n Valley in 1871. They took up a collection and bought the first organ that was brought into the valley for the use of the Sunday School. Mr. Osborne was a brother of the late Chas. Osborne and an uncle of Phelps and George Osborne, Mrs. Geo. Batchelder, Mrs. Alice Perry and Mrs. Roy McGowan. --—on-- - - JOHN GALLAGHER, Jr. COMES ON SAD MISSION John Gallagher, Jr. who was re cently inducted into the army came from Montgomery, Ga. with the re Fnains of Private Sliair of Elko, which was sent home t-> his people for bur ial. He had two days in Reno with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Gallagher and his brother Ed. who, with Mrs. Gallagher motored up Saturday for a visit with him. Voting John is in the infantry and makes a line looking soldier. He returned Monday to his post near Montgomery, where his regiment is being trained for duty at the front. DAYTON SUFFERS FROM FLU’ Dayton is sxperiencing a severe ep idemic of Spanish influenza. 'I hirty cases were reported early in the week and five have proved fatal. Among those who succumbed to the dread disease were L. D. McCray, metal lurgist at the plant of the old Douglas tailings. Pete Pacetti., Pietro Bacini, Nicola Panelli, who died on the Mex ican Dam, Jose IsoU. and Andy Walmslev. Mrs. McCray is very ill. Most of the case- were among the Italian population and many of them were very serious. The situation has been very grave for the past week but the physicians hope that the worst is over. Mr. Panelli was a cousin of Fred Panelli of this city. ’He tv as burled in Dayton on Thursday. THE HILL TOP LOOKING GOOD James McMahon and AI. Dubois have opened up a very promising pro-pect near the Summit of Mason I’ass called the Hill Top Mine. '1 he formation is broken and a surprising amount of very good ore is found in the irregular veins. They have ju-t shipped one caar of fine ore from McKay's and have an other about ready for the wagons. At present there is not much dev elopment work done but the owners feel confident that the farther down they go the better will be the ore. -oo NEVADA-DOUGLAS Superintendent Mainhart reports operations for the period October 9th to 10th inclusive, as follows: western i^cvaud ".Y(KI foot level. — YVe are putting in additional -tope- here and prepar ing for increased production. The south slope on this level continues with a gootl showing. "4P0 foot level — We are driving southward on the vein intersected by the 400 East Crosscut, and the face at this writing is in 5 feet of #ore. This chute, thus far opened, has an extent of considerably more than 100 feet on the strike. The middle stope continues with a line showing. I have commenced driving westward from, the middle zone and hope within 100 feet of cross-cut, to intersect the most westerly known ore zone at this level. Production, 650 tons. Casting Copper ".XXI fodt level — < )n this level we have encountered a vein averaging from four to live feet in width and our assays have been running front V to 5 per cent. Production 150 tons Ludwig “700 foot level — We are extracting about 25 tons a day from this level and the grade is better than 5 per cent Besides this, during the last week we have "Uncovered about 5 feet of very high grade ore. How much there is of it we cannot at this time say Production 400 tons. -oo EDWARD A. DUCKER FOR SUPREME JUDGE \n energetic campaign i- being made throughout the state by Hon. Edward A. Ducker, judge of the I)i~ triet Court of Humboldt County, who is seeking the office of associate jus tice of the Supreme C r t of Xevada. and according to reports he is mak ing a very favorable impression on the voters. Judge Ducker is r. able juri-t. a man of strict integrity, and one who well deserves the honor he Seeks •n.ni the voters of the state.