CARSON CITY, NEVADA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 1922
WIRING HIGHWAY STATUS! IMPRESSIVE SERVICE!! MM
Kditor, Appeal. Calling the attcn-1 The following report of the status of
tion of the candidates for the legislature I the 1922 construction program is g'ven
in every county, as I prom'scd I would in the Nevada Highway News:
do: I Contracts Awarded
The Truckee Kiver Oeneraf Electric I Reno-Purdy, Washoe county, 12. miles,
Company put up their main lines, and (grading. Grant Smith & Co.
evade doing the wiring for the light-1 Apev Summit. Clark county, 5 miles,
ing of structures, and delivery of power j grading and graveling, Wasatch V.rad
for anv rnirnosc. . This is done hy the ling Co,
MASONIC BODIES CONDUCT. SERVICES. WHICH ARE
ATTENDED BY SCORES OF FRIENDS FROM ALL
PARTS OF NEVADA
individual or corporation. The object
is to avoid the payment of damages
for defective wiring, ostensibly. I con
sider this an exceedingly narrow, and
even contt mptihle policy. In my opin
ion, they should forbid the private own
er to do his own wiring, and insist upon
the work being done by none other than
the most competent workmen, under
their own guidance," to the end that
lighting and power be made as safe
a possible, and create confidence in
it use, and give a good- name to the
corporation, and save I te and prop
erty. It cems only necessary to call
attention to the fact to show how un
American is their policy : or, is it u:;-
Verington to Wilsons, Lyon county.
7.04 miles, grading and graveling. John
l.mli,TC rout criirps nf otlipr friirwts nt
P.ulkbcnd to Aurora, Lvon countv, 4 19 . '. . . . , . .
' .. . ithe pioneer paid their last respects.
miles. Kravci iik, rvroii v uunuy. t
it . t ( 'i -I'M i
ii'.acii io uceicviiic, miitiiiu conn
ty, ff.y miles, grading and graveling, j
J. It Causten.
Carson City stopped her daily tasks over in crossing what later became
this afternoon to pay humble respect to 'known as Mount Oddie on the way to
one of her greatest benefactors and one Klondyke. At that time Mr. Brougher
of the state's leading citizens. was recorder of Nye county with offices
With the impressive ritual of the Ma-' at Belmont and already had accumulated
sonic fraternity, services for the late a competence in business at the old
Wilson Brougher w.ere conducted at county seat and also at Tybo where he
Masonic hall while State officials, lead- was engaged during the boom days of
ers of the state's mining industry, lodge that camp. He had also business inter
ests at Ophir canyon coming from Iowa.
THREATENS MUrML CONFERENCE
LOS ANGFXES, May 17. (Special
to the Appeal.) District Attorney
Woolwine announced here today that
unless Rudolph Valentino's wife, Wini
fred Hudnut, to whom he was recently
married in Lower California, leaves
this city he will comence proceed
ings against the moving picture star on
a charge of bigamy.
DUBLIN, May 17. (Special to the
Appeal.) The Dail peace conference
which convened here a few days ago
in ran ertort to arrive at some solution
f the civil strife in Ireland has broken
down it was announced today.
RUSSIA WILL ATTEND
CONFERENCE AT HAGUE
The remains were accompanied here
"'The exact story of the finding of
Tonopah has never been told,' explained
by his family .from Oakland, at which : W. J. Douglass yesterday in relating
Zola td Humboldt House, Tershing
county, 16.10 miles, graveling. m. ;.
Near Cradelbaughs, Douglas county,
2 50 miles, grading and graveling, Red
mond & Page.
Carson City " to Lal.eview, Ormshy
county. 3 48 miles, cement, 15-Ioot, Al
ston & Hnggan.
Five miles west of Valniv to east
American . I5y forcing private users
of electrieity for light and' power to I county-line, Humboldt county.
do their own wiring, there is likewise I m'les. graveling, . Krott & liundy.
forced the employment of Tom, Dick, I Contracts Being Advertised
and Harry to perform such very import-1 F.lko to Ilalleck, 20 miles grading and
ant work. The public service commis-1 graveling. May 31, 1:30. p.m.
sion should take this matter up, and I Robinson. Summit to Illipah, 15 miles.
place lie '"died Sunday morning follow
ing a long . illn-ess. and arrived
this morning. -The body was taken
to Masonic hall and remained there un
til services started at two- o'clock.
With the state capitol offices and lo
cal business houses' closed, and scores
the part played by Wils. Brougher in
that historical event. "Wils and Frank
Higgs were leasing at Klondyke when
Jim Butler brought in a piece of rock,
which he asked td have assayed. At
that time they assayed about once in
every ten days, but in this case Higgs
of friends present from all parts of Ne- ; thought so Jittle of- the ore that he threw
vada, the hall was filled wTien the formal
t the Masons was carred
it out of the window and forgot all
about it. Jim eot tired of waiting for
grading and part gravel, May 31, 2.30
Ill-pah to Pancake Summit, 23 miles.
grading and part .ravel. May 31, 3:30
Projects on Which Plans Complete
Frenchman's Flat, Churchill county,
.i m les. (rradinc ana gravel suriace.
West county-line to Vivian, . Elko
unity, -834 miles, grading.
West county-line- to White House,
I'ureka county, - 6 miles, grading and
Eureka to Hayranch. Eureka county,
12.2 miles, grading and gravel surface.
Three miles north of Carters to Hol-
' Though fry and fingerlings 'from the! brook, Douglas county, 4 miles, grad-
draft proper legislation to cover the
case in point. The object and purpose
of their incorporation is to deliver safe
and convenient power and light, am
their conduct is directly subersive of
those objects and purposes. Thty thus
obtain their franchise by false' and
fraudulent representations, and chould
be held liable the same as any one else
who obtains property or property rights
SEEK UTAH FRY
state Fish hatchery will no' he avaoao'.e
this year, because of exttiisivt rep.vrs
which are-now underway a the state
hatchery, Elko sportsmen are making
strenuous efforts to replenish the irout
streams w'th fish, says the Independent
A telegram to the federal fish hatchery
at Springville. Utah, ninety-hve m.les
south of Salt Lake City, was foi warded
petitioning for 300.000 trout fry for im
mediate deliverv, if possible. The fry.
if obtainable at the government hatch
ery in I'tah, will be shipped to Elko
and distributed in streams of Elko coun
ty. In addition to the telegraphic re
ing and 25 per cent surfacing.
6.9 miles southeast of Canyon to 3.6
miles southeast of Rose Well, .18.8.1
miles, grad ng.
Plans Being Prepared
Reno to Lawtor.s, Washoe,' 4 miles.
grading and gravel surface. y. .
West county-line to Battle Mountain,
Lander, 8.5 miles, widening grade and
Through city of Yerington, Lyon'
1.5 miles, 18-foot concrete surface. .
Through city of Fallon, Churchill
124 miles. 18-foot concrete surface.
Hazen to Wadsworth, Lyon, Washoe,
lation was extended to the family.
Worshipful Master A. Karns of
the Carson blue lodge of Masons pre-!
sided and other officers participating in
the service were Senior Warden Par-
vin Jones and Junior Warden Chester
Taylor. Reno officers of De Witt Clin
ton Cnmmandery, Knights Templar, fol
lowed the ritual of their lodge.
A choir rendered appropriate music
fur the occasion.
At three o'clock the funeral proces
sion started with Knights Templar and
t;her Masonic members preceding the
hearse. The cortege extended along
Carson street for several blocks.
Fallbearers were Ed Krickson, P. B.
Ellis, George Giiison, Andrew Maute,
W. Casson, and Georp Cowing.
A truckload of flowers g?.ve silent
tribute from Mr. Broughcr's many
At the cemetery further services were
held by the Masonic organizations.
LARGE CLASS GRADUATES '
AT CALIFORNIA TODAY
BERKELEY, May 17. (Special to
the Appeal.) Twenty-one hundred
diplomas of graduation were presented
today to the class-of 1922 .which com
pleted their courses at the University of
LONDON, May 17.-(Special to the
Appeal.) It was made known here to
day that Russia has accepted the in-
itation extended to her to participate
the conference to be held at The
Hague. ' ' -
REMINDER OF OLD '
TIMES IN SHIPMENT
STILLMAN CASE IS
DRAWING TO CLOSE
quest forwarded to the Springville Churchill, Ij.Od miles, grad ng and gra-
hatchery, a telegram has been sent tolvel surface.
Senator Key Pittman at Washington, Surveys Completed
asking him to lend his support to the
"enterprise, and endeavor to insure the
trout for the F.lko sports-men.
LEISURE HOUR SALE
Be on hand Tuesday afternoon. May
23. at the Greater Carson Clubrooins
to secure fancy work or cooked food.
A fine variety of good things is prom
ised. 2 n.m. ml6-23
See Fradsham for Wall Papers and
Sanitas Oilcloths. Phone 436. Advt.
Open Day and Night. Taxi Service at
Alt Hours; Agents tor Goodrich Tires.
Expert Repairiag, All Work Guaran
teed. Used Cars Bought, Sold and
' GASOLINE, OILS AND
AUTO SUPPLIES :
One Block Soul b of Capitol
WM. Ml'LDOON and LESLIE HESSE
Hazen to Wadsworth Lyon, Washoe
and Churchill counties.
Through City of Yerington Lyon
Through City of Elko Elko county.
Fallon to Grimes' Ranch Churchill
Surveys Being .Made .
Through City of Winnemucca Hum
Statements Being Submitted
Through City of Yerington Lyon
.Through City of Fallon Churchill
county. i .
Through City of Sparks Washoe
county. ' -.
Rose Well to Amargosa Nye county.
Dceth to Wells Elko county. .
Westgate to Austin Churchill and
Lander counties. "
Apex Summit to Crystal Clark
Crystal to Mormon Mesa Clark
West slope Mormon 'Mesa to east
slope Mormon Mesa Clark county.
East slope Mormon Mesa to state
line Clark county.
Westgate to Eastgate Churchill
county. : . .
Eastgate to east county-line-;-Churc-hill
county. " : :-
West rounty-line to Peterson ranch
Churchill county. ; y
through ami a striking eulogy deliver- I Higgs to run the sample and left the
cd by Judge E. A. Duckcr. 'camp. Wils Brougher went out about
The worth of the deceased to the 1 the same time to attend the monthly
state, to his lodge, and to his family ; meeting of county ' commissioners. But-
was recalled by the speaker and conso- ler returned north by way of the scene
of his find and securing other ' sam
ples took them to Austin where Gahart
reported an assav of $400 per tton.
When Butler returned to Klondyke he
was accompanied by Wils Brougher
who was given a three-sixteenths in
terest for putting up the money for the
location work. Butler did not wait at
Austin for the returns on the assay but
went to ins rancn at what is now in
cluded in the Potts ranch. When the:
richness of the ore was found, Gahart
sent an Indian down to find Butler. Jim
was busy haying and did not come up
for some time until he had his hay
stacked and nobody knew where he got
the ore until he 'finally showed.
'Wils lecarne interested in the Gold
Hill lease on what is now the Jim But
ler, and then When Cal reached Tono
pah the brothers extended their opera
tion, taking "interests in the Belmont,
Midway and other ground,' continued
Mr. Douglas, adding: 'This is what
really gave Wils Tiis big start in life.
He realized three-sixteenths of $336,000
from the sale to the Tonopah Mining
Company, making a stake of about $63,-
000, which he invested in the Arlington
hotel in Carson City. He remained in
Tonopah until 1905 or 1906 and during
the intervening time invested his' money
jointly with Cal. The camp is indebted
to these two brothers for the present
Mizpah hotel which they were instru
mental in having erected. From the
day that Wils put up the location money
for the Mizpah to the'time of his death
j he retained a heavy interest in Tonopah
NEW YORK. May 17. (Special to
the Appeal.) The taking of testimony
in the Stillman divorce case was com
pleted here today.
" - TO GRADUATES TODAY
RECALLS SOUTH HISTORY
THROUGH BROUGHER DEATH
In recording the death of Wilson
"Brougher, the Tonopah Times has
brought out the discovery of Tonopah.
with which Mr. Brougher was intimately
connected. 1 ne i lines nas tne tonow
ing to say :
"Mr. Brougher was identified with the
discovery of Tonopah through the fact
that Jim Butler first showed him the
Some forty-odd young men and wo
men w;ill assemble in the university
gymnasium today to be presented with
diplomas . of graduations, the Reno
Journal reports. John J. Tigert, com
missioner of education, will deliver the
commencement day address and Prof
Walter Palmer, chairman, of the schol
arship committee, will announce the
names of the scholarship winners. This
bit of news is being expectantly await
ed by memlters of the graduating class.
Without waiting for the commence
ment exercises manv of the students
said good-bye to the friends on the
campus Monday jught -and lett tor.
home. The exodus started with the
completion of the examinations and
only persistent pleadings on the part of
the faculty members prevailed upon
many of the students to remain for the
At tne . conclusion ot tne exercises
the graduates, and members of the
alumni will gather in the dining-room
for the annual alumni banquet.
One of the large incoming shipments
of cattle to reach this state was un
loaded recently'- at Gerlach and con-
istetTof 4000 .head-fr6m (lie Miller &
Lux California ranches. They are to
be driven to. ranches in the northwest
ern part of Humboldt county belonging
to the .firm. Another large cattle ship
ment from" Miller & Lux is expected to
rrive in Winnemucca for distribution
throughout the northern part of Hum
boldt county whhin a few days. The
sample of rock which his mule kicked land Divide."
MRS. J. S. TRIP LETT,
ELKO PIONEER,' DIES
Mrs. J. S. Triplett, wife of the late
J. F. Triplett. who passed "away last
year, died this morning at the general
hospital in F.lko.
Mrs. Tripjlett, who, with her husband.
were among the first pioneers in that
part of the country, was born in Chi
cago, 111 , July 24, 1844.
They were the parents of Phil S.
Triplett, former -editor of the Nevada
State Herald at Wells, who died last
HEARS YERINGTON AUTO
TRIES OUT CAR
Sheriff Joe Stern just managed to
keep within the speed law this after
noon while trying out a new Essex
With application for auto certificate
from the public service commission and
an ad-dress before the Yerington Com
mercial Club claiming his attention.
State '-Engineer J. G. Scrugham went
today to Yerington. Hp is expected
back tonight and will leave again soon
1 for Winnemucca, where an adjudication
of water rights along the Little Hum
boldt river will be started.
Baby Chix Tancreds and Tom Bar
ron (White Leghorns), Golden, Buff
and Brown Leghorns, Anconas, Black
Minorcas, Buff Orphington's, R. I.
Reds, Barred and White Rocks. Or
der now; season will soon close.
ENOCH CREWS, Seabright, Calif.
Affidavits tor tax exemption in
Ormsby county, Nevada, for the year
1922 are now open for filing in this of
fice. Those entitled to the same please
. A. McCHARLES,
STOCK MARKET SALES
Following is a list of today's sales
as furnished by E. C. Smith & Company
stock brokers, 225 North Center street.
Ben Hur 2000 .02.
Divide 100 .75; 200 73; 500 (Si
Sunbeam 3000 .05.
MacNamara 1000 .08.
Midway 13,000 .05.
Rescue 1000 .16: -West
End 500 01 .98; 300 .97.
Kewanas 1000 .03.
Silver Pick 10,500 .16; 2000 (B
30) .16; 12,500 .15.
: ' Comstock
Best & Belcher 1000 .10.
Con. Virginia 19000 (a .19; 12600 q
20; 4000 (B-90) 20; 6000 (B-30
.20; 3000 .18. '
Ophir 2800 .12. -
Uivon 160Q 25;.4Q0 - 24.
Ifamilton 1000 T .02.'
Simon Lead 500 .59; 1000 .60;
500 .61 ; 900 .62; 500 ?? .63.
Broken Hills 14000 .01.
WO PLEAD GUILTY;
ONE SAYS HE'S NOT
In the federal court today J. W.AVil-
iam and F. Preuschoff entered' pleas of
guilty to violating the. national prohi
bition law. The former was sentenced
to serve four months in the Washoe
county jail and the latter was fine'd $400
and costs. .
Charles Sloan entered a plea of not
guilty to Ihc same charge."
HOLCOMB In Oakland, Cal., May
16, 1922, to the wife of William Hol-
comb, a daughter. .
: COMING EVENTS
June 29 Lawn party or social to b.
given by Altar Society of the Catholic
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
May 18 and 19
Anita Stewart in "Sowing The Wind."
A First National attraction. Century
comedy, "The Prohibition Monkey" fea
turing Joe Martin. 10c and 30c. -
May 20 '
Pauline Frederick in "Roadi of Des
tiny," a Goldwyn picture. Harrold
Lloyd comedy; Hurricane Hutch.- 10c
and 30c. ... - .
SUNDAY AND MONDAY'
May 21 and 22
LEISURE HOUR PROGRAM
At the regular meeting of Leisure
Hour Club this evening, Dr. W. H.
Cavell will .discuss "Development in
Alaska" and Mrs. Murgotten's subject
will be "American Cartoonists.'
Tonight Gran d Th eat re Tonight s?
Dorothy Dalton in "BEHIND MASKS"
Sennett Comedy Paramount Magazine 10c--30c
Lionel Batrymore in Jim the Pen
man " a First National attraction. Hal
Roach comedy; Aesop Fables; Palbe
Review. 10c and 30c.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
May 23 and:24 '
Thomas M eights- in "The 'Conqiie t
of Canaan." From the novel by Booth
Tarkington. A Paramount pictur..
Sennett Comedy. 10c and 30c.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
May 25 and 26
Lewis Stone and Jane Novak in "The
Rosary." A First National special at
traction. A grand new symphony of hu
man emotions; a story of love sur
passing, faith unflinching, and hate un
bending. The old Rosary was a n
derful thing. The new Rosary wi 1 si r
you with its rgeater wonder. Leis
Stone as Father Brian Kelly, and an a'l
star cast. Comedy, ."Little Miss. Mis
chief," featuring Baby Peggy. 25c and
55c. " - " "
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