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Carson City Is a MgTLkk; m the Mecotei iflwa lig h n M M M t : ir, ft Pi ri w R m Garsomi City Daily Appeal i . . i , TO MAKE KNOWN THE RESOURCES OF NEVADA . C ' N - . - - , 5 : ; - VOL. LVI. 2S cents per week ; ' CARSON CITY, NEVADA, MON'DAY, DECEMBER 22, 1919 . - . Five cents per copy No. 298 teiiira How n on ti. n . in rt : Carranza Likes Power So Well He Won'.t Give It Up IB Vnittd Pressl WASHINGTON, Dec. 22. Unofficial advices from Mexico received by gov ernment officers say that open warfare is threatened between Carranza and General Obregon. Obrtigon is tin strongest contender for the presidency and dispatches said that Carranza is determined to retain control even if he has to postpone indefinitely the national election, scheduled for July. Obregon is apparently ready to take the field and start hostilities as soon as Carranza i t - i snows nis nana. Outrages Must Stop WASHINGTON, Dec. 22. The state department has instructed the American embassy at Mexico City to insist to the Mexican government that "outrages" against American citizens in Mexico must be stopped. At the same time the department ordered the embassy to, re new its request that "every possible step must be taken to "arrest the bandits who kidnapped Frederick Hugo, mana ger of a ranch near Musquiz, recently. The department has. been advised that a -train was dynamited at San Luis Po tosi December 17th and ten passengers and soldiers killed by a band of even-ty-five marauders. "(fj 'ft lie By United Pressl j was for the purpose of framing a com- WASHINGTQN, Dec, 22. Senator j promise if possible which would insure Hitchcock, administration leader, today jthe support of two-thirds of the senate, invited a number of senators, both The conference .will be held during re Democrats and Republicans, to a con- cess, although the definite date has not ference on the peace treaty. He said it been fixed. EUROPEAN NOTES By United Press Would not consent to the extradition of PARTS. Dec. 22. It has been learned f . , Ut that the peace conference has reached! . , , . . . . stand trial tor his war crimes. Accord- an agreemenf on the compensation to be i Z7S 1i tor lite Supreme Court Fails to Hand Down Decision On That Point ing to the newspaper, Holland advanc- demanded of Germany for the sinking r -1 tm a I r t . , oi u.e .-.capa now neci, anu a i.nat nc,C taken including the right of-tsvlum." will be handed the German represer.ta- j tives this evening, which, it is believed, German Commission Leaves for Paris will permit the signing of the protocol ! IK United Press Dr,RL,i., uttc. a. ine commission and declaring the treaty effective before j December 31st. (of German technical experts assigned to negotiate with the peace conference Paderewski Sits With Coalitionists ion the final tcrms of the protoco1 left Bv United Pressl i for Pans today . i LONDON, Dec. 22. Dispatches from j Warsaw received today state that Br United Press WASHINGTON, Dec. 22. The Su preme court has delayed until January 5th its decision whether the states of Rhode Island and New Jersey and the Retail Liquor Dealers association may bring suits testing the validity of the constitutional prohibition amendment and the Volstead law enforcing it. Jus tice White today stated that the govcrn- mcnt on that date must file briefs show ing cause why the suits should not be considered. This is an unusual proced ure. The court dispelled all hopes for Christmas beer when it failed to hand down a decision in the cases attacking the right of the government under war time prohibition to prohibit the manu facture and sale of 275 per cent beer. i Attack On French "Foolish Thing" Itiy United Fress IWIffi III , ! Ignace Jan Paderewski has taken his j LONDON, Dec. 2.. Premier Lloyd seat as an ordinary memoer, sitting ; George, in presenting the government's with the Coalitionists. j ilorne rue pr0gram to the house of com- I mons today, referred to the recent at- : tack on Viscount French at Dublin as Transport Buford With 249 Reds Aboard Now On Brin ; By United Press NEW YORK, Dec. 22. The army transport Buford is today steaming across the Atlantic with 249 alien Reds aboard. Its destination was not reveal ed, but it is known the passengers eventually will be landed in Soviet Rus sia. Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman, anarchist leaders, were the chief deportees. Dame Ladybird and Her Will Not Surrender Kaiser By United P'ess BRUSSELS, Dec. 22. The Soir j despicable and dastardly. He said it states it has learned authoritatively that ' was not only one of the most cruel, but Uie lJutcri government several weeks . one ot the most toolisn tilings in the ago officially notified the Allies it history of political crime. ft I to pie L of UR Asks That Amendment Be Put Up to People To put ratification of the eighteenth j lution of the legislature of said state, Madame Ladybird Gives a Garden Party Part I Madame Ladybird was evidently a leader among them, for they all clapped their wings when she arrived and called out : "Speech! speech!" ; "My friends," said Madame Ladybird, "I am glad to see so many of you here. Make yourself at home and eat all you wish. When these tables are cleaned there are other bushes just as full of aphids. "This garden is certainly in a bad fix. Sammy Slacker didn't really mean any harm when he went off to the country for two weeks and left things to take care of themselves. He's back now, and he feels very badly about his garden. Pve invited the Garden Friends to rally , here today to see what can be done." "Good! good!" laughed all the Lady-1 birds. "We're working as hard asvwe can." "This would .be a good place for you Golden-Eyed folks to make , your cradles," said Madame Ladybird. . "Your babies will have plenty of food here when they come out. Besides, you'll be doing the garden a service." ; "W'ell do that," said my companions. When" Madame Ladybird had. been served, she took her place in the center of a large 1e"af to receive the other Gar den Friends as they reported. ' A bee in a dashing uniform of black and yellow came buzzing up. The young .Ladybirds smiled at him very sweetly and let him help himself to honeydew in amendment of the constitution of the United States up to the people of the state of Ntfvada as a referendum was the purpose of a petition presented to Secretary of State Brodigan late Satur day afternoon by A. Grant Miller, of the law firm of McCarran, Miller & Mashburn of Reno, despite the fact that the state legislature ratified the amendment bv an almost unanimous vote on th 27th of last January. The procedure adopted by the wets in this state is purposed in fifteen states i of the Union, where the amendment has been ratified by legislatures, birr where it is held that by the different state's constitution it should first go to the return for the gossip he brought them, (people tor reterendum. Ihis has al He had traveled far and had seen many ready been done by Ohio, and the peo- He was Pe of that state, though their legislature ratified the amendment by a substantial majority, voted a little over a month Friends Charged Four Sailors Drown as Re sult ot His Oversight beautiful realms in Flowerland what we call a dashing fellow. , ' By and by several wasps who had got wind of the feast arrived. They were lean.f thirl-waisted, sharp looking creat ures, and Madame Ladybird told me they were great with the bayonet. They, too, were allowed to help them selves. "They . are Garden Friends, you know," said Madame Ladybird. The wasps, having finished their ! feast, flew up to Madame Ladybird and saluted with great snap. "Welcome, Fiends," said Madame f,adyhird, "here is great work." "What orders, Madame Captain r said the first wasp in a sharp, shrill voice. To be continued Power for Arrowhead Electric energy for Arrowhead is not so far away, according, to the views of men interested in the leading companies of that camp, who figure, that power can be put in from Tybo at comparatively small cost. The distance between the two camps is about seventeen miles and ii is believed no difficulty will be ex perienced in financing the project. Bonanza. ; ago against national prohibition. " It is on the success of the referendum in the various states that tbe wets are hopeful of defeating national prohibi tion and it is on the point that legisla tures cannot ratify national constitu tional amendments, in states where the referendum is provided, and that such matters must first be submitted to the vote of the people, that the United States Supreme court will be called upon to decide. - . , The petition which was presented Sat urday was ready for filing a month ago, but Secretary of State Brodigan refused to accept it in the absence of legal ad vice1 from the attorney general. The lat ter s opinion, holding it to be a minis terial act, was only received by the sec retary of state Saturday and it was for1 mally made of record in, his office. The petition is headed by the name of H. J. Thynes and contains 3225 names, many more than the required 10 per cent of W. G. W'alker, chitS of the revenue forces in this section of the stated re turned yesterday from, an official isit to Reno and other outside points. adopted by the. senate and assembly at the twenty -ninth session of the said leg islature, commencing on the twentieth day of January, 1919, and known as as sembly joint and concurrent resolution No. 1, ratifying a proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States (approved January 27, 1919), and there after filed with the secretary of state of said state of Nevada, of which the fol lowing is a true and correct copy of the title and text : "'No. 1 Assemhly joint 'and concur rent resolution No. 1, ratifying a pro posed amendment to the constitution of the United States. (Approved January 27, 1919.) '"'Whereas, Both houses of the sixty- fifth congress of the United States of America, by a constitutional majority of two-thirds thereof, made the following proposition to amend the constitution of thjfc United States of America in the fol lowing words, to-wit : ""'Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of the LTnited States: "'"Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America, in congress assembled (two-thirds of each house concurring therein), That the following amend ment to the constitution be, and here by is, proposed to the states to become valid as a part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of the several states as provided by the constitution. . , "Article "'"Section 1. After one year from the ratification of ihis article, the man ufacture, sale or transportation of in toxicatihg liquors within, the importa tion thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is here- By United Press CRESCENT CITY, Calif., Dec. 22. Four members of the crew of the steam er South Coast were drowned when two of the lifeboats capsized as the ship was putting out to sea. The men were in small boats and attempted to cast off the lines. Local seamen blame the captain for not cutting the lines. Most File Report Bt United Press SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22. Capt Krause of the South Coast must file a report with the United States inspector of hulls and boilers upon his arrival here giving details of the reported loss of four lives when his boat cast off from the wharf at Cdescent City. the votes cast at the tast general elec-jby prohibited, tion. The ' petition is worded as fol-j " "Sec. 3. The congress and the sev lows: '' , . 'eral states all have concurrent power to "To the Honorable, the Secretary rf j enforce this article fy appropriate leg State of the State of Nevada:- tislation. . ' mission hereof to the states by the con gress therefore be it "'Resolved by the assembly of the state of Nevada, the senate concurring, That the said proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States of America be, and the same is hereby, rat ified by the legislature of the state of Nevada. That certified copies of this preamble and point and concurrent res olution be forwarded by the governor of this state to the president of the United States, the secretary of state of the United States and the presiding officer of the United States senate, and to the speaker of the house of representatives of the United States. " Following is the letter Secretary of State Brodigan received from Attorney General Fowler instructing him to re ceive and file the petition presented by Attorney Aliller : "Hon. George Brodigan, Secretary of State, Carson City, Nevada. "Dear Sir: In regard to the petition offered for filing which seeks to utilize the referendum provision of the consti tution of the state of Nevada in regard Wo, the ratification of the eighteentn amendment to the Federal Constitution, I leg to advise that you should file said petition if on its face it appears to be in legal form and indicates that it is sign ed by at least 10 per centum of the vot ers of this state as shown by the number j of vqtes cast at the general election of 1918. If any person desires to attack the contention that the referendum ap plies in sucfy case as this then he will have ample opportunity of doing so at a convenient time prior to November elec tion, 1920. Very truly yours, "L. B. FOWLER, Attorney General." JUDGE LANGAN HAS BUSY DAY II? COURT After an intermission of over month, because of the necessity of Judge Langan's presence at the Sullivan trial in Virginia City, district court was call ed this morning and a lot of pending matters were disposed of. In the case of Joan McCourt versus Clem H. McCourt the prayer of the plaintiff for divorce was granted. In the matter of the estate of Emil Petersen, Attorney Alt Charts, acting 'for Administrator Duncan Clark, asked J permission to sell certain property on jthe prison road. Permission was granted. In the matter of the estate of the late James G. Sweeney permission was granted to present a substitute claim, hearing of which will be argued Jan uary 3d. In the matter of the County of Orms by versus Carson Lodge No. 1, F. and A. M.. et al, condenmation proceedings, a stipulation was presented by District Attorney Chartz, acting for the county, and George L. Sanford, Tor the Masons, agreeing to the terms of compromise re garding purchase of the building on the Memorial hall site on Carson flreet, ar rived at a couple of weeks, ago. Judg ment in accordance with the stipulation was entered. According to the agree ment the transfer of the propeTty will be made not later than January 10th. In the matter of the estate of the late Ely L. Little, approval of the adminis trator's sale of property was entered. This afternoon the court is hearing testimony in th divorce case of Louise E. Schriech versus Emil Schriech. "The undersigned qualified voters of the state of Nevada do hereby express their wish and demand that there be submitted to, the vote of the people of the state of Nevada,; for their approval or disapproval, that certain joint reso- ""Sec. 3. This article shall be in operative unless it shall have been ray-I tied as an amendment to the constitution by the legislatures of the several states, as provided ' in the constitution, within seven years from the date of the sub- The Leisure Hour club will give a dance Friday evening", December 26th, at the club hall.' The public is invited to attend. Admission: Gentleman and lady, 50c ; extra lady, 25c. oo Read the Appeal for the latest hap penings, both at home and abroad. Pay Day Advanced It was announced today by George Cole, state controller, that in order that state employes might not, be broke on Christmas the pay warrants for all will be ready for issuance by tomorrow noon. . oo Subscribe for the Appeal.