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No. 21
Is Hi 1 Ml
Go vernor Gox Talks to - Immense
Audience at Rialto
It was an intensely interested,
thoughtful audience that listened to
Governor James M. Cox, Democratic
presidential candidate, at the Rialto
theater, Reno, last night.
The house was packed to the limit,
even the aisles and foyer being filled
with people anxious to hear the dis
tinguished speaker.
There were delegations present from
all the towns of western Nevada, even
Tonopah and Goldfield being repre
sented. Carson sent over a big crowd
in the special which left here at 6
o'clock and all were accorded seats on
the platform.
Governor Cox's train arrived at
Sparks early in the evening, where he
made quite a talk, afterwards with a
few guests he had supper in his private
car, but when the time arrived to de
part for Reno the tracks between that
place and Sparks were so congested
with traffic that his train was unable
to advance, therefore compelling the
sending out of an auto to Sparks to
bring him into Reno. This necessarily
made the speech-making a little late,
but irrespective of this fact the audi
ence retained its patience ami sat quiet
ly until the candidate's party arrived.
It was about 8:45 when the party
came on the tage from the side en
trance of the theater, and as soon as1
Governor Cox hove in sight the vast
assemblage rose to its feet and paid
him a rousing tribute.
As soon as that quieted State Chair
man Kunz assumed charge and in a
few words introduced Senator Hender
son, who had been selected as chair
man of the meeting. The senator made
but a brief talk in presenting Govern
or Cox, but it was full of meat, timely
to the occasion, and was regarded by
its hearers as one of the best addresses
the senator ever delivered in Nevada.
Following his presentation Governor
Cox entered upon his subject and al
most before his first sentences had
been uttered he had captured the atten
tion of everyone and it is safe to say
that during its duration, fully an hour,
not a dozen people left the house. There
was but one interruption from the audi
ence and that was of a humorous na
ture. It was when Governor Cox ask-
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made his strongest impressions and
there is hardly a doubt that by his in
terpretation of it and in his statement
that if elected he would see to it that
the United States joined the league he
won the judgment and support of hun
dreds in the audience. In leading off
on this subject the governor said:
"I promise you that as soon after my
inauguration on March 4th as it is hu
manly possible to do so, and with as
little senatorial discussion as possible,
I will enter the United States of Amer
ica in the League of Nations of the
Governor Cox in discussing the dif
ferent objections advanced against the
League of Nations said: "Now what
is the objection to the treaty? In the
main it is this that we will be drawn
into every difference and controversy
in Europe and that our soldier loys
will be sent over with each . difficulty
that arises in the affairs of Europe or
Asia or Africa or the other continental
divisions. There isn't a school boy nor
a school girl in America but who knows
that the power to declare war is lodg
ed with congress. The president hasn't
any more right to send your boys over
than you have and not so much. The
fathers who created this scheme of gov
ernment unquestionably were inspired.
and while it is a government of free
people and while officers are given cer
tain representative capacities, there are
balances and checks found everywhere.
"The president has a right to make a
treaty. The senate has the right to re
ject or ratify it. The president is com
mander in chief of the army and navy,
but only congress made up of represen
tatives of the people can declare war.
"Need I remind you that in April,
1917, in the face of all of the provoca
tion, after we liad gone down to the
last ditch of forbearance, the president,
in recitation of our grievances, had to
present himself before congress and say
to the members of both branches of con
gres, 'I believe it is your duty to de
clare war.' The president was without
any authority whatever.
."Xo league can send our soldiers
over seas! no president can do it only
congress can do it. And congress is
more safely buttressed now in the ways
fBy United Press
NEW YORK. Sept. 17. Authorities
today are dividing efforts between seek
ing those responsible for yesterday's
bomb explosion and guarding against
a repetition. They are convinced it
was the work of anarchists, and that it
was only the beginning of a carefully
planned reign of terror. The death list
has increased to thirty-three through
the succumbing of more of the injured.
Thomas Lelahunty revealed today that
Edward Fischer, a missing former em
ploye of the French high commission.
warned him two weeks ago that Wall
Street would be blown up on the 16th.
New York Recovers
fB United Press
NEW YORK. Sept. 17. It was "bus
iness as usual" in Wall Street today.
The nation's money mart resumed oper
ations just as if the explosion, which
spread death and destruction at Broad
Fischer an Athlete
fBy United Press
HAMILTON, Ont., Sept. 17. Fisch
er, who is being held her as a suspect,
is a former metropolitan tennis cham
pion, and is said to have once been
Jack Dempsey's sparring partner.
IBy United Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 17.
Brigadier General Steiner with his
staff left for Birmingham today to es
tablish temporary headquarters for six
companies of militia.
He expects to take over the coal
fields this afternoon. Troops will be
posted at several mines now under
threat of violence in the coal strike activities.
Cox States Purpose of 'Big Inter
ests' to Use Them
and Wall streets at noon yesterday, j Negro Strike Breakers Reported Shot
had never occurred. The human tide of
men and women flowed past and there
iBt United Press
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 17. Speaking
in the home city of Senator Hiram
Johnson, Governor Cox today predict
ed that if the "reactionary senatorial i
oligarchy gains control of the govern
ment in this campaign it will so man
ipulate the power of patronage that the
Progressive Republicans will soon be
compelled to join another party or form
one of their own." He said further that
if Progressive Republicans, "inclining
naturally to the idealism of Lincoln
and Rossevelt" were to stay in the par
tv thev would be comnc'b'd to "sur
render to the official rep cntatives of i .'
big business.
or Cox, referring to the Japanese prob
lem here today, declared that as presi
dent of this great republic be "will see
to it that the rights of California are
! not interftrrcd with. I Itelieve 1 know
the rights of states under our constitu
tion. I expect to amplify my views to
night in San Francisco."
was a steady shuffle of feet over pave
ments from which bloodstains had been
Suspect Arrested
IBy (Jniied Press
HAMILTON, Ont.. Sept. 17. Ed
ward Fischer, lelieved to have knowl
edge of the Wall Street bomb outrage,
w as arrested here today. He is believed
to be insane. He is alleged to have sent
postcards to Toronto friends in New
York warning them of the explosion.
Fischer's arrest was caused by his
brother-in-law, Robert Pope, who ar
rived here today from New York. Pope
offered an explanation of mental telep
athy being responsible for Fischer's
knowledge that the bomb was to be
exploded on September 16th. Pope
told the authorities that Fischer's mind
was not normal during the three weeks
he sent out warnings of the Wall Street
disaster, and while in this condition his
mind was in a peculiarly receptive con-
lition enabling him to intercept thought
waves ot those guuty ot connection
with the explosion.
Questions Sup .it
iBv United Press)
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 17. Govern- j
or Cox in his speech here today said.
"1 am unable to see by what process of
reasoning a political party, which has
given Boss Barnes the distinct status
17 :of leadership in this campaign, can ex-
Durir.g the past ten days the local
! merchants have been short on swear,
i The reason assigned is the unsteady
i market and wholesalers refusing to buy
n quantity, thus trimming the local
bbers accordingly.
It issiated that one Reno firm lost
: "'.1 .POO on a carload, as a drop came be
Jtiveen the purchase and delivery.
It is expected the sugar market will
get down to a solid basis shortlv. when
the housewife will be able to stop her
worrying of the home merchant.
TBv United Press
niPvnvr.Uivt m-, t
While three companies of Alabama na-!PtCt Progressive friends of Roosevelt
tional cuardsmen were beine posted in;and Johnson to give it support.
the mine area nare today, reports were
received that two negro strike breakers
had been shot and severely wounded,
and a third was missing in a new outbreak.
iBt United Press
LONDON. Sept. 17. The latest re
ports this morning were to the effect
that Terrence MacSwiney. hunger strik
ing lord mayor of Cork, is now exceed
ingly weak.
His wife's strength has deserted her
and she was forced to give up her vigil
at his bedside.
Pays Johnson Tribute
IBm United Pres
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 17. Regard
ing Senator Johnson, Governor Cox to-j
day said : "He and I do not agree on
international policies, but I respect him
for bis candor. His words tell you
plainly his mental attitude and he
speaks without ambiguity or hvpocri-cv."
Knows Jap Situation
By United Press
SACRAMENTO. Sept. 17. Govern-
Commeucing tomorrow, Saturday
and Sunday, regular matinees, will be
gin at the Carson City theater.
Tomorrow the Orphans' Home child
ren will be admitted free and the price
to all other youngsters will he 6 cent.
This will be the uniform matinee, prices
from now on and includes war tax.
Mrs. Minnie Crisler and daughter.
Miss Clara, who have been spending
the past two months in eastern states,
have arrived in Reno.. They expect to
return to their Carson home Sunday
morn in
ed. "Where does Senator Harding stand j anfj ideals of peace than it ha ever
on the League of Nations?" and quick j i,t.t. before because congress has in
as a flash from the gallery came the!paTt a new boss now. The mother
answer, "On his head."
Governor Cox dealt with many sub
jects in his address and it is to be re
greted that the Appeal's columns will
not permit its re- production in full.
He talked of the progressive meas
ures that had made his own state, Ohio.
the examplar of the nation and said the
legislation that had been worked out
there and enforced could be made ap
plicable to the whole country ; he com
pared the progressives of the Demo
cratic party to the reactionaries of the
opposition, and he did not mince words
when he referred to Senator Harding
as the puppet of the "senate oligarchy"
and charged that his nomination was
arranged at a meeting held in a Chi
cago- hotel by that coterie in the "wee
sma" hours of the morning of the day
the nomination was made and that Sen
ator Harding was haled before the con
ference and given private audience be
fore a determination was arrived at.
Were promises exacted from him? The
answer to that was left to the judgment
of the audience.
Governor Cox touched on the Federal
Reserve and said were the Republican
ticket elected it could be expected that
the banking system of the United
States would again be turned over to
Wall Street. He reiterated his charge
that the Republicans were endeavoring
to build up an immense campaign fund
and produced official documents to
substantiate his assertion.
It was in his talk on the League of
Nations, however, that Governor Cox
More Deaths Reported
IB United Press
NEW YORK. Sept. 17. Several
more victims of the bomb blast died
today, bringing the death total up to
To Name Successor
TBy United Press
PARIS. Sept. 17. Premier Millerand
today submitted President Deschanel's
resignation to the cabinet. The cabinet
announced that the national assembly
will choose his successor nexa Tues
day at Versailles.
Edith Hallor Tonight
"Children of Destiny"
thought of America will be consulted
in the futue. There is not a high
school boy or girl but knows perfectly
well that no treaty made by the presi
dent and ratified by the senate can con
travene the provisions of the constitu
tion of the cdVintry. Therefore, there
is absolutely no danger of your boys
being ordred overseas without your
"These are the facts with reference
to the League of Nations. But I have
the faith that the American people will
render a verdict this fall without re
gard to partisan conviction, that will
carry a lesson long to be remembered
by politicians of all political parties. I
ask you only to consult your con
science. I ask no Democratic man or
woman to vote for me because Lam the
candidate of that party. We must vote
as Americans. Our intelligences must
sway us. We must consult our con
science because after all it is the voice
of God and if you do that then the
mandate will have been so impressive
that politicians in the future will know
better than to stand in the way of nor
mal development of civilization and
free government of and for and by the
people will have been vindicated. War
will have been rendered practically im
possible and mothers of America can
contemplate the future with the securi
ty they have known nothing about for
a long time. Civilization will have been
saved and the genius of our fathers
who placed their questions in the last
Reward for Bomber
Bt United Press
NEW YORK. Sept. 17. The New
York grand jury viewed the scene of
yesterday's catastrophe this afternoon.
The police are concentrating on search
for the driver of the wagon it is be
lieved carried the explosive into Wall
Street. The horse had been newly shod
and its shoes bore identification marks
which may lead to the discovery of its
owners, ine -ev turK ooaru oi esti
mates offered a reward of $10,000 for in
formation of those responsible for the
Pershing County 2,803
IBv United Press
WASHINGTON. Sept. 17. The cen
sus bureau has announced the popula
tion of Tulare county, Calif., as 59,031,
increase of 23,591, or 66.6 per cent.
Also Pershing county, Nev., 2.803. No
comparison is avaname on tormer cen
sus owing to division of the county.
torate will have been vindicated."
Criticizing Senator Harding for his
position or non-position on the league
the governor said the Republican can-j
didate had twisted on seven different
occasions and at this date nobody yet
knew where he was at.
Governor Cox is a forcible, earnest
talker and every word he utters has a
punch to it. It is no wonder that
through his love of justice, his un
swerving purpose to do right and by
the fulfillment of his promises to the
people of Ohio that he has thrice been
elected to the governorship of that great
commonwealth and become its idol.
During his address Governor Cox
paid splendid tribute to both Senators
Henderson and Pittman, to the former
for his constructive work as regards
Nevada, and to the latter for the qual
ities of statesmanship he developed in
helping to handle the affairs of Amer-
Work on the Eagles hall is progress
ing rapidly, as the roof has been com
pleted and lathing and plastering the
interior is under w ay. While there is yet
a lot of finishing to be done, some idea
of the interior can be obtained with the
building in the rough.
The main lodge room will be one of
the finest in the state as it is 31x65 feet.
The banquet room on the same floor
is 17x44. while plenty of clojets, lockers
and other conveniences are provided.
The Eagles are to make the club
room on the lower floor the big attrac
tion, as this will practically occupy
the entire ground floor. A concreete
floor is to be laid in the lower story
and everything a club desires will be
furnished, except the wets that used to
go the rounds. The building is one of
the credits to greater Carson.
ica in the recent trying periods of gov-
analysis in the hands of our great elec- ernment.
At a meeting of the American Legion
last night it was decided by the local
post to build or purchase a home in
T( nopah.
A building which will accommodate
a floor suitable for dances and also
club rooms for loth the Legion and the
Auxiliary is contemplated. Definite
plans have not yet been consummated.
Preliminary arrangements are in prog
ress. Tonopah Times.
A duel in the great hall of an Italian
.ilia is one of the unusual situations in
"Children of Destiny," a powerful
screen drama of modern life, which
will be seen at the Carson City theater
tonight for the last time. Edith
Hallor is the star and William Court
leigh, famous stage player, suports her
in a role that, although uncongenial,
gives him an opportunity to show he is
a real actor.
The story of "Children of Destiny" is
from the pen of Sydney Rosenfeld, fam
ous playwright, who gave the stage
many strong dramas. It was prepared
for the screen by the late Cyrus Town-
send Brady. As a stage play it ran for
several months in New York city.
The theme concerns heredity and tells
the story of a woman who, when she
finds her husband a brute, turns for
consolation to another man who really
loves her. Of course she finds it, and
a child is born to them although the
woman still lives with her husband, a
hopeless paralytic. It is around th:
child, a daughter of destiny, that the
rest oi the story is woven. How she
finds out her position in life and what
follows, forms an interesting ilrania
full of suspense and not without its
Wonderful photography, elaborate
scenes and a wealth of detail are said
to make this picture one of the most in
teresting that has been seen here this
Come and enjoy "Children oi Dcs
tinv" with us. We'll expect you. This
is a nine-reel show at the usual prices
of "0 and 25 cents.
Edith Hallor in six large reels of
'Children of Destiny."
Fourteenth episode of "Adventures of
Ruth." featuring Ruth Roland. It will
sway you; it will put you on edge; i;
will hold you enthralled with its spine
tingling thrills.
Mutt and Jeff.
Two shows, beginning at 7:30 and C'
o'clock .

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