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Carson City ally TO MAKE KNOWN THE RESOURCES OF NEVADA VOI LVIII 25 cents per week CARSON CITY, NEVADA, MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 1921 Five cents per copy No. 190 D Appeal. r k II What 1 tail (Mb Mrs. Obenchain and Burch Jointly Charged With the Crime By United Tress LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15. Pale, erect and proud, Madalynne Obenchain today heard the indictment of herself and Arthur Lurch for the murder of J. Eelton Kennedy. Burch was solemn and composed. Ralph Obenchain, the divorced husband, was granted permis sion to appear as counsel for his for mer wife. He was granted a delay to organize the defense personnel till Aug ust 22d. when the first hearing is set by Judge Reeves. John Curran represent ed Burch. Missing Millionaire May Be Located r sii tm .Vote 1L IMF m Acceptance or Rejection of Lloyd George Plan Will Be Settled ft ill IBM in Rich Confectioner Killed Near San Jose by Unknown Men By United Tress LONDON, Aug. 15. The Irish elec torate probably will be asked to vote on the acceptance or rejection of the Brit ish government's peace terms, it was said today. A referendum is to be or dered by Dail Eireann at tomorrow's session. Llojd George's offer is made flatly on the acceptance of the dominion standing for the Irish government. The outcome is now in the hands of the Irish parliaimer.t. May Go Back to Prison LONDON, Aug. 15. Members of Dail Eireann, released from English prisons to attend he Irish parliament sessions, may have to return to prison, Lloyd George told the house of com mons today. "No person in Ireland was given amnesty," he said, "and re leased only to pass on the peace pro posals." The Irish parliament met secretly and unofficially today, it was learned. An official meeting will be held tomorrow. (By United Press SAN JOSE, Aug. 15. Charles Hinds, a wealthy -candy manufacturer, was murdered by business competitors, from whom he had obtained sale con cessions, is the theory of the police fol lowing the midnight slnoi.ng. Two men sprang from the shrubbery in the rear of Hinds' residence, one pressing a gun against his breast and fired, ac cording to the story of his wife. The two men fled to an auto waiting in front of the house and escaped. A re volver was found in the alleyway. Two men are held for questioning. By United Press DES MOINES, Aug. 15. rrivatc detectives, who claim to have located Ambrose Small, the missing million aire of Toronto, Canada, state that he is legless and mute on a ranch here, and waiting for Toronto officers to arrive to idenify him. The theory is that Small was abducted and mal treated by his former secretary.. Doughty, who is now serving a prison term for embevlihg Small's money. The $50,000 reward offered for the find ing of the missing millionaire expires September 1st. Believes Husband Dead TORONTO, .Canada, Aug. 15. Mrs. Small today declared that she was con vinced her husband was dead and that the Des Moines affair is a publicity scheme of a detective agency. At Des Moines the police have threatened to seize the amnesia victim, believed to be held against his will. The man was identified as Small by a man man who met Small several years ago. King Peter of Serbia Near Death's Door Pittman Working In Nevada's Interest Bv United Pressl WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. The elimination of the "long and short haul" provision of the Esch- Cummins transportation act is provided in a bill introduced in the senate today by Senator Pitt man of Nevada. BRAZIL PICKS JUSTICES FOR LEAGUE COURT Bv United Press WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 King Peter of Serbia is near death from lung affection. He lost consciousness Sat- ihe Serbian legation. King Peter is nearly SO years of age and resigned from active duties in 1915 when Alex- urday. which he has not yet regained, ! ander, the present regc according to a cable received today as I of the government. it. to-;ic charee GAS RATES ARE CUT IN CALIFORNIA fBv United Press SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15. A state-wide cut in gas rates was ordered today by the railroad commission. The rates are cut variously in differ- i GRAND THEA11 i Announcements t ent localities, in Yallejo they were reduced 6 cents per thousand cubic feet ; Napa and Petaluma, 7 cents ; Redding and Red Bluff, 8 cents, and Southern systems 2 cents. By t'nited kVesO GENEVA, Aug. 15. Through the Brazilian legation at Berne the secre tariat of the League of Nations has just been notified that Brazil has com pleted her panel of nominations of judges for the leaguers international court of justice at The Hague. Owing to the death, however, of Luiz Maria Drago, who was one of the can didates nominated, the Brazilian gov ernment has decided not to communi cate the list to the league until some one has been selected to fill the vacan cy caused by the above death. Brazil is thus the second nation to comply with the league's request to make nominations for the judgeships of the league's international court. Siam was the first country to send in its list. MAY CLEAR SITUATION IN HAY QUARANTINE There seems to be a possibility of clearing up the situation in the quaran tine established at Lakevicw to prevent the spread of weevil. Hightower Prepares to Plead Insanity By United Press SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15. High tower is preparing to plead insanity the authorities are convinced. He told was moved from this city to Redwood City without incident. Hightower is said to have identified a photograph of Dolly Mason, which induced the police the jailers at the Redwood City jail! to resume their search for tlte myster that he thought he was going crazy. He j ious woman in the case. ,A Tax Commission Waits On Reports This morning Governor Boyle as chairman of the state board of equal- Word was received this morning by j ization called the members togeher. the man in charge at Lakeview that he 1 Commissioners Shaughnessy, Lochman would probably be moved to a point 1 and Fulstoue were present, while the Recess Resolution By United Pressl WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. A reso- days, leginning August 20th, was in troduced by Senator Lodge in the ses sion of that bodv todav. Sundav evening, August 14th, li. A. Walsh, "The Deep Purple," and a Peer less comedy, 10 and 30 cents. Troops to Riot By United Press ANNISTON, Ala., Aug. 15. State troops under rush orders left for Cen terville to check a riot, the details of which have not been learned. TWINS ARE BORN IN DICKERSON FAMILY near the infected fields, and at the same time he was informed that his duty was not to stop hay movements, but to in spect bedding and travelers' belongings. Ira Winters, who has injunction papers ready to serve, states that all he is asking that the man be prevented from shaking out infected blankets on the ground. As he explains the situa tion, the very act of shaking blankets. other members are expected here in a day or two. The assessors from over the stale are coming in, and while several rolls are missing, which will probably delay some of the work, enough are in to hold session. The day was practically given over to organization. The governor this morn ing made a short address to the mem- Lyon; C. L. Dimmock, Mineral; Alex: MeCharles, Ormsby; Thomas S. Hur ley, Storey; John Hayes, Washoe, and J. 1-. Miles, White Pine. From appearances the session will last ten days, as many protests have been filed and there are several large concerns asking readjustment on as sessment, both in lands and other properties. CARSON WINS GAME A letter from a member of the Dick erson family, received at this office yesterday, stated that twins a boy and a girl were 1orn to Mrs. D. S. Dicker son at Washington, D. C, last Tues day, the 9th of August. All were re ported doing well. The letter further said the family expected to settle in New York City in September. if the pest is found, simply places them : bers on the necessity of perfecting tax on clean fields and does just what the I ation methods and pointed out a num statc is endeavoring to prevent, that of ber of defects both in law and practice, spreading the weevil. Those who answered the roll call this Winters is asking that the state morning were: H. O. Morton of authorities place their man or men i Churchill county: C. F. Brown of nearer the point of infection. If tour- Churchill county; C. F, Clarke; Chris Neilson, Douglas; W. M. ists must be shaken down, do it where Weathers. Elko; W. J. Hooper, Eure they pick up the insect and not twenty- jka; C. G. Smith, Humboldt; E. L. five miles south in an uninfected dis- Mathews, Lincoln ; Dick - Randall, trict. It is understood that a member of the California commission is expected in iron at. cnn xjttqv WITH MANY ORDERS DEATH OF LESLIE HAWKINS Tuesday evening, August 16th, Carmel Myers, "The Kiss," with a Century come dy and International News, 10 and 30 cents. Notice This new reel shows views of the flood at Pueblo, Colorado. Thursday, August 18th, Neal Hart , in "Sky Fire," a T wierd spectacular drama of the Canadian nortnwest; X also a comedy, "Sonny and T the Jypsy, and a seemc picture of the Atlantic fleet, T 1A 1 OA A. T iu ana ov cents. X Friday, and Saturday X August 19th and 20th, Con- stance Talmage, in "The Love Expert," and a come- l dy, "The Punch of the t Irish," 10 and 30 cents. Yesterday morning at the family home in Genoa, Leslie L. Hawkins, one of the well known young men of this section of Nevada, passed away follow ing a short illness. The news of his death comes as a surprise and shock to the many people of the Genoa section and those acquainted with him and the family in this city. The deceased was 44 years, 7 months and 15 days old, a native of Alpine county, Calif. During the past fifteen years he has made his home with his parents in Genoa, where a large circle of friends, young and old, was formed. Since the family moved to Genoa he has been part of .ht Hfs of thut com munity. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theo P. Hawkins, thr:e brothers, Lee of this city, and Earl and James of Carson valley, and two sis ters, Mrs. A. Maish and Mrs. Deitling of Gardnerville. Funeral arrangements have not been completed, but will be held under the auspices of the Carson valley order of Eagles of which he was a member. In terment will be at the Genoa cemetery. RICH SPECIMENS Some very rich gold specimens are being shown about the Woodford coun try from a find somewhere to the south of that point. A couple of prospectus brought in the high grade, but failed to enlighten the rest of the world as to its location. As the lost Snowshoe Thompson mine is supoosed to be south of Wood fords there is speculation whether the new find is the famous lost property. 00 MAKING EARLY SHIPMENTS Reno today and will endeavor to move the men where they belong. Ofl ... USING STORED WATER Early shipments of Nevada lambs to eastern and western markets are being made. Most of the sheep men of this section have either shipped or are pre paring to do so. There is quite a demand for Nevada lambs, both for restocking and for mar ket use. The result is that the local road is doing a considerable business moving sheep over the road. 00 Both Bound Over J. Banassi and Marie Banassi, re cently arrested on a charge of violating the federal dry act, have been bound over to the federal grand jury by Com missioner Ellis. Bonds in the sum of $1,000 each have been furnished. The farmers of Carson valley are now calling on the stored waters in the reservoirs at the head of the river. Those who subscrilied for this service are receiving the water in the amount ordered. Carson valley is among the farming settlements which has had the foresight to provide against water shortage. The result is one of the heaviest second crops cut in the valley in a number of years. A number of the farmare busy on the second crop at the present time and stacks as large as mountains are decorating the valley. The baseball game yesterday at Val- ey Park between the Virginia City team and the local ball tossers resulted in a walk away for the home talent. The score stood 12 to 3 in favor cf Carson. The next big game will probably take place at Virginia City La!or Day, when Carson and Reno try conclusions. A fat purse is to be hung up for the event and both teams will be at their best for the occasion. MANY AT THE LAKE MANY FIRES BURNING Manv brush and forest fires are burn ing. That at the bead of Ash canyon got beyond control for a time yesterday and spread into Veasey canyon, where considerable second growth timber has been destroyed. Another big brush fire near Gaier.a creek yesterday did some damage to small timber and fences. There is a fire in Pinenut range which has cleaned out considerable timber and feed. Still another fire was reported near Antelope valley and one started near the head of Kings canyon. The Virginia and Truckee is feeling a revival of business that iis keeping all train crews busy, in fact, the road is her of vears. The rehabilitation of Virginia Ciity is one of the factors as trainloads of material are being shipped in for con struction purposes, and with other con cerns buying in and promising mills and hoists the local road can look for ward to even a larger volume of busi ness. The movement of stock and sheep started early this year and a number of trains loaded with live stock have al ready been moved. The local shops have more men hired than at any time iin a number of years and with the resumption of minins and milling on the Comstock appearances point to the shops coming back to for mer day activities. For years the Virginia and Truckee shops supplied all of the castings for the mills, and a great deal of the ma chinery for the big hoists were con structed in this city. As the new 2,000 ton mill on American Flat is only about Many people from this city put in Sunday at Lake Tahoe. Lincoln Park attracted a score of Carsonites who were busy clearing L.ts and getting ready for comfortable small houses next summer. Others went as far as Bijou and some made the trip around the lake. Last evening there was a procession of c.ir coming and going from points about the lake. Considering the amount of travel the Ostermann grade is in excellent condi tion. The road from Glenbrook south is pretty badly worn and little effort is being made to make repairs. SUSTAINS LOWER COURT cigiiiecu mnes irom mis city Dy ran the local foundry has a chance to more than compete for the work that is bound to follow. It is one of the best signs of the times, the revival of work of all character in the shops of this ,city. In the case of the State vs. C. Cec chittini, on a charge of violation of the state dry law, the supreme court today sustained the decision of the lower court, which found the defendant guilty. At the same time the supreme court considered the motion to dismiss the appeal. The opinion is by Coleman. concurred in by the other two members of the court. ARGUING CASE . The motion to dismiss thvappeal in the case of the State vs. Samuel Cohn. a divorce matter, was argued before the supreme court this morning. District Attorney Summerfield of Washoe county appeared for the state and county, while the appellant was represented by Attorney Morehouse.