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Rfa M h i w VOLUME 59 CARSON CITY, NEVADA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1922 NUMBER 27 NO POPE CHOSEN ARBUCKLE JURY, STANDING 10-2 FOR CONVICTION, DISCHARGED 0 SECOND BALLOT ROME, Feb. 3. (Special to the Ap peal.) The conclave of the Sacred College, which is to choose a succes sor to Pope Benedict XV, failed to reach an agreement on the first two ballots cast. The balloting is not expected to con next Tope, in the consensus of opinion sume more than two clays, and the in Vatican circles, will come from among the moderate section of the Sa cred College. Neither the "irreconcil ables" nor the "peace party" which favors closer relations with the Italian government, is understood to have a chance to elect its candidate, the mod erates holding the balance of power. As the conclave convened it appeared ! SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Feb. 3. (Special to the Appeal.) The jury trying Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle on a charge of manslaughter growing out of the death of Miss Virginia Rappe, was discharged at 11:30 o'clock this morning after uiany hour" deliberation. The final vote stood ten to two for conviction. District Attorney gave notice shortly before the jury was discharged that if he did not secure a conviction by the jury he would not prosecute Arbuckle again, on account of the heavy ex pense. Attorney Gavin McNab, chief coun sel for Arbuckle, announced that the defense would insist upon a third trial for the vindication of the film come dian. His statement was as follows: ' "Regardless of what the district at torney may have in mind, the counsel for Roscoe Arbuckle will insist that we proceed to another trial immedi ately. I wish to add also that we are prepared to leave no stone unturned to prevent a much fuller array of facts than have been offered to the public at the first two proceedings. We shall ask tltt court to fix a day for the next trial just as soon as this jury is dis missed, in the event of a mistrial." WE'LL SEE HER IN MOVIES DANGEROUS DISPUTE IN IRISH QUESTION DUBLIN, Feb. 3. (Special to the Appeal.)) A .dangerous dispute which that the "irreconcilables." headed by threatens to lead to eventualities in the Merry Del Val, and the "peace party," under Gasparri, could each count on about twenty votes, the remaining twelve votes constituting the moderate section. The candidate of Merry Del Yal's group was said to W Cardinal La Fontaine, while either Cardinals Gasparri, Maffi, or Ratli was said to be aceptable to those favoring a rap prochement with the Quirinal. Car dinal Laurcnti was mentioned as a candidate who might be put forward by the moderates and fully satisfy both factions. Cardinal Marini has influenza and will Ik.- unable to attend the conclave. settlement of the Irish question took place today over the boundaries be tween Ulster and South Ireland. The dispute, which started yesterday when Sir James Craig, premier of Ulster, and Michael Collins, head of the new Irish provisional government, met in conference, was said to have grown more intense today and to have at tracted serious attention of the Brit ish government. OLD SUTRO MANSION IS BEING REMODELED The (Ad Sutro mansion, situated near the mouth of the Sutro tunnel and noted for its elegance during the Corn stock boom days, is to be renovated and used as an office building and dwelling for employes engaged in ex tensive mining operations throigh the Sutro tunnel. Harry Clinton of Fallon has been given the contract to remodel fie in terior of the building and he now has a crew of fnen at work. The Sutro mansion was erected by Adolph Sutro when the famous Sutro tunnel was being driven to drain the mines of the Comstock district. The materials with which it was built were brought in by pack train over the summit from California. All woodwork on the interior is of fine grade hardwood. Since the early boom days of the Comstock the building has not been used to any great extent. WARNING ! CARSON TEAMS READY FOR VIRGINIA GAME REFUNDING BILL GOES TO HARDING 3 ARE ARRESTED AFTER DISPUTE m NOHH As a result of a dispute over money matters between Ferdenandi Poliar.a, a cook, and R. Fardini, Tom Pardini tand August Eucchaneri, three Carson men, the lat'tr three were placed un der arrest at Virginia City yesterday on a charcre of gross misdemeanor and the case wdl be set for trial in the dis trict court probably next week, ac- "WASHINGTON, Fob. 3. (Special to the Appeal.) Following the an nouncement yesterday of Secretary of the Treasury Mellon that the foreign debt is a very uncertain proposition, the refunding bill went to President Har ding today. EPISCOPALIANS REQUIRE NOTICE OF MARRIAGE Realizing that the sanctity of mar riage and the marriage relationship seems lightly regarded these days, as evidenced by the prevalence of divorce, and the apparent thoughtlessness . of i many who enter this sacred union, and ; realizing furthermore, that the mar- Thc Virginia Citv high school bas- riage problem should be guarded bc- ket ball teams, accompanied by a hun- i ' the wedding as well as afterward. dred rooters, will arrive in Carson on!t!le bishop and clergy ot the Episcopal a special train this evening to play the church at the fifteenth. annual convo Carson hitrh teams at Amorv hall. '.cation held in Reno have agreed among d 1 rn'jiht to this city. - V V j coruir.jr to Fhc'a of the three men was held r bonds e.f ?500, which were fur nished. Id:ani alleges that the men obtained h-s signature to an agreement releas ing them from paying him money he claims to be due and that they then tore up a check before he could get hold of it. The men emphatically deny the charges. 00 "THE SHEIK" IS PLAY OF REAL MERIT v " The Carson girls have been practic ng diligently since their defeat by Verington last Saturday and are anti cipating coming out on the long end of the score tonight. The boys' game promises to be an other Sparks-Carson affair with the game hotly contested for every minute. Virginia has defeated Gardnerville and Yerington and was beaten by Sparks 1) v a narrow margin. Carson has dc- themselvcs to establish the custom of asking for seven days notice, before performing the marriage ceremony, ac cording to a bulletin issued at the con vocation. "There is growing in the minds of the best people of the country the con viction that the state as well as the Church must eventually make a cer tain period of probation before such a vital step as marriage is taken," the feated two of these teams and was , bulletin says. "Our nation and civili lcading Verington last 'J.iturday night nation are founded on the security of when that, gamq was declared for- the home. AH right-minded persons feited. must unite in preserving this institu- MISS EVALENA RICKEY Attache of the last Nevada legislature and former prominent Mir.den girl who has been cast for a character comedy role in "Spanish Gold," a mo tion picture now being made at O akland, Cal. There will ie a social dance after the games. CARSON VALLEY TEAMS GO TO PLAY RENO In order to keep water pipes from freezing, faucets have been kept open continually and all the city sewers kept filled. The outlets to our sewers are such that the water has frozzen and blocked them, and there is grave dinger that the sewers cannot be kept open if the weather remains cold artd the water is allowed to run. Citizens will have to reduce the amount of water going into the sewers for a few days. A. B. GRAY, Advt f2-tlw. Mayor. The Douglas county high school bas ket ball squad o fcighteen players with their coaches and a delegation of root ers passed through Carson on the noon train today for Reno, where they will meet the boys rive and the girls seven of the Reno high school tonight. Included in the Carson Valley boys' squad were: T. Raycraft, A. Cordes, C. Brockless, C. Stodieck, C. Dressier, H.-Dettling. K. Everrett, N. Stodieck, and E. Hoffnlm. On the girls' squad are G. Brockliss, A. Springmeyer. S. Lampe, M. Imelli, M. Pepson, R. Han- Taxi Service Phone 467 Open Day and Night. Taxi Service at All Hours. Agents for Goodrich Tires. Expert Repairing, All Work Guaran teed. Used Cars Bought, Sold and Exchanged. GASOLINE, OILS AND AUTO SUPPLIES TAXI GARAGE One Block South of Capitol WM. MULDOON and LESLIE HESSE Proprietors tion. Surely seven ( days are all too short a time for consideration of a life relationship. "There is now pending before con- ' gress the Jones constitution amendment to establish a minimum standard of marriage and divorce, an expected re sult of which would be a- month's pub lication of the banns of matrimony and so the prevention of both bigamy and hasty marriage. The Episcopal church having the most strict law relative to divorce, which allows no exceptions, is the natural leader in this advanced step of guarding marriage at the beginning." CARSON LEGION POST HAS MONTHLY MEETING A proposed amendment to the by laws to provide a suspension of the $2 sen. L. Currie, Ada Springmeyer, and entrance fee during a membership drive Miss Evalena Rickey, a Minden belle who is well known in Carson City, be :::g an attache of the lr st legislature, and who is to make her debut in motio.i pictures with the Stewart Mot-cn Pic ture Company of Oakland, Cab, hr.. been cast for a character comedy part in "Spanish Gold," a Western storv by Cyrus Chapin, novelist and shori story writer, who has used a n.oGerr. theme in a California setting to portrny the human emotions that sway men and women. "Spanish Gold" will be u-.der the ui- leeiiun ui e.naries cuewari, w.ui j.a- n:ujici Gardner, tormcr lieaJ ot tlic Gprdincr Stock Company as co-d'rec- :or. thus assuring Miss Rickey ablest assistance in surmounting difficulties of the first steps in screen career. the the ! her In addition to "Spanish Gold," Miss merited reward. Rickey h cast for comedy parts in two further plavs now in preparation b'v ;he Stewart Motion Picture Company. . namely, "The Yellow Rose" and "Niht ; h;;k," both by Cyrus Chapin. Set? are now being constructed from work-1 i.ifr models for all three plays at the k . t Wl . l . I LI U i aiLI MIUCUIJ; 1 il ;c.uin within the next ten days. Mis? Rickey's ambition and e7ort toward a stage career are not of reetr.t or:mn. w;iiic a resident ot the ;ay j cities in 191" and D1S Mi; . 1 ;,. (...- , .''cd herself to the study i s.a.ic i technique at a well known dramatic school and nt that time took part in many amateur theatricals stayed for the entertainment of the 'boys in the army camps. Since that time she lias maintained her interest and studies in this weak and her engagement by the Stewart companv comes as a well- One of the most impressive features of "The Sheik." George Me! ford's lat est production starring Agnes Ayres and Rudolph Valentino, the initial production of which was presented to a large sized audience at the Grand theatre last evening is the many magnificent and spectacular settings in which the various scenes are en acted. Actnal shots around the ciiy of Bisk ra, the Monte Carlo of . the Sahara, iaken by a representative of Para mount' s London studio; the pictures que African oasis, and the beautiful interior settings of the Sheik's tent 'mi the desert palace of Omair the l-andlt evidenced the care with which the production had been planned. "The Sheik", will again be presented at the Grand tonight for the lust time and. I cing a very worthy production ir.u!ot:hted!y will receive the well merited sjppoit of Carson theatre goers. THESPIANS WILL PLAY IN NEARBY TOWNS J. Keinmann. The following men will prebably start for Reno: Harrison and Buchan an as forwards; Lindsay, center; and Spina and Hartung, guards. This combination is light, but speedy, and should set a fast pace throughout the game. PC PAMPHLET IS ISSUED ON LYON CO. LAND An interesting pamphlet of "Fertile Valleys of the Walker Basin" has been issued by the Lyon county com- missi.icrs, Verington Commercial Club, and Walker River Land Company and copies were received in Carson today. The booklet has the announced pur pose of giving to the homeseeker a brief description of the opportunities that exist in Lyon county. It is pro fusely illustrated. So "successful was the performance of "Blundering Billy" given under the direction of James Atkins in this city, for the benefit of the Carson schools a short time sgo that the play will be staged by the same cast at Gardner ville on next Thursday night and at Virginia City a little later. The play will be given at Gardner ville under the auspices of the Douglas county high school. ASH CANCELLATION STAGE LINE PERMIT Cancellation of the certificate of pub lic convenience granted to Connors and Hallahn" for the operation of an passenger line between Tc- nd Royston lias been asked oy tne operators in a communication to the Nevada public service commission. auiomo nopah -oo- C. C. Cottrell was afternoon from Reno. an arrival this il Uili Itater THURSDAY AND FRIDAY February 2 and 3 ....Agnes Ayres and Rudolph Valentino in George Me'.ford's super attraction, "The Sheik." This is one cf the most stupendous attractions of the season, and guarantees an evening of complete entertainment. Prices 25c and 55c. SATURDAY February 4 was offered, extension of the post's athletic program was voted upoii fa vorably, committee reports were read and refreshments were served . at the monthly meeting of Capitol Post of the j American Legion at Leisure Hour hall i last evening. A fund was created from which dis tinctive sweaters for the basket ball j team members will be pVchased. It i is planned to make repayment of the j loan through gate receipts at games played. Organization of a baseball ' team next spring and participation in ' general athletics was favored by all at last evening's meeting. That ne- j gotiations for a game of basket bail ' between the post team and a five or- j ganized in Gardnerville are under way j was reported. on CHINESE ARRESTED Alice BraJy in "Little Italy," a Rea lart picture. As the firey, passionate, proud-spirited Italian girl who broke up a bitter family fued which had raged fcr generations, Alice Brady will bring to the Grand Theatre screen a new tri- STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! 1 VIRGINIA & TRUCIIEE RAILWAY Pay-rolls for year ended December 31, 1C21 $218,053X3 - Tax liability for year 1221 35,345.77 Taxes in Ormsby County (State, County, and City) - 11,561.63 FREIGHT and PASSENGER AUTO TRUCKS TAXES IN ORMSBY COUNTY NONE ! chapter 6. 10c and 30c. SUNDAY AND MONDAY February 5 and 6 URGED COURT ACTION Attorney-General L. B. Fowler went to Reno ori the noon train today and this afternoon appeared at the session of the federal court held there and urged the acceptance by the court of the resignation of J. .G. Scrugham, state engineer, as water commissioner in the Walker river water case. Kong Yung, better known in this part of Nevada as "Cutlip Charley," was placed under arrest by Sheriff Stern and W. W. Ash yestera' on a charge of passing raised bills and last evening was taken to Reno to be held for appearance before the next federal j grand jury. oo Mrs. Dewey Morgan -"and daughter returned to their home at Sausalito, Cal., last evening after visiting friends here for a few days. . I At its own expense the railway kept its road open, plat forms and sidewalks reasonably clear from snow, its depots warm and inviting, which assisted in making a deficit in op erations for December, 1021. TJie highway was kept cpei for auto trucks at expense of the state THE TAXPAYERS MEETING THE BILLS. ' It is stated that earnings cf i rucks would return over six per cent on an invested capital in excess of $120,000 which is now practically free from t jxation. Should any person be expected to pay taxes on a business of which he is being deprive 1 what Would a reduction of '$120,000 in the assessed valuation of the Virginia & Truckce Railway mean to taxpayers o" Ormsby County! Our appreciation of j :ir patronage is best attested by the service we are rendering. ? ?IURPHY Prcsident. HELP US TO HELP YOU MacLean in "The Home It's a Paramount picture. j j Track record laugh record love rec-r-jiord! And hearts of real folks beating time to every leap of Honeyblossom's t i wild race home! A picture that stands fi ! risrht ud and yells for ioy and excite- ment. ! Two-reel comedy and Kinograms. ' 10c and 30c. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY February 7 and 8 v i A Paramount. One cf the finest, most i huma and appealing pictures thct has m j ever been shown on the screen for a P long time is "Easy Road" with Meig- ban in the star role, supported by Lila Le and Gladys George. A romance li cf the biggest, finest things you will , ever know. Peerless Comedy. 10c and 30c. COMING February 9 and 10 3 Priscilla Dean in "REPUTATION"