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OFFICIAL PAPER OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY - - _ ESTABLISHED 1869 - . PIONEER MINING JOURNAL OF NORTHERN NEVADA «3 oo PER YEAR " : ~~ '""x " " .. . — * _______WIKNEMUCCA, NEVADA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1912. VOLUME 46, NO 49 MASSEY AND ROBERTS GIVEN A ROYAL WELCOME BY HUMBOLDT " GREY EAGLE FROM TUSCARORA" OF FERS NO APOLOGIES, ROT EXPLAINS I lie largest crowd that ever congre gated in the .Nixon opera house met there last evening to listen to Senator Massey and Congressman Roberts dis cuss the issues of the campaign. Ev ery seat on the lower floor was oocu- I pied ami very few seats remained va cant in the gallery. The crowd was or derly, and during Senator Massey’s address not a single person was observ ed to leave the room. At the con clusion of his speech, perhapH a dozen people left and Congressman Roberts succeeded in holding the dose atten tion of tlie vast throng t - the close of his one hour address. It is probable that the attendance equalled in num bers tlie combined meetings of N'evv lauds. l'ittliian and Tallmun. Torchlight Procession. At s o’clock sharp the Massey club and citizens from all parts of the coun ty assembled at the Hotel Lafayette, | where they were provided with torches.. The committee had been compelled to ' send away for the greater number of j fuses used, with the result that only] about 25o wore secured, which number was soon exhausted and many citizens marched m line without a light. I The parade formed in .me behind the bund and automobiles carrying the speakers and committee, and the line v.’ march was down Railroad to Bridge, t. Second, to Melarkey, to Third, and to the Nixon opera house. Meeting Opens. The large i row.Is on the street view ii g the parade poured into the opera louse as soon ns the head of the pro le sion arrived there and the speak ers had entered. The stage had been 1 andstiuiely decorated for the occasion w'th the National colors, ami a banner, strung across from wing to wing bore t e words, “Massey made good in I'nitel States Senate- we will return hii". <’n tin' front of the draped table , if the chair nan of the meeting were t- tr ;ts Massev and Roberts, with a single portrait on either wing. For l 1 ' ;t t io in the present caiupa u> bi ge Vmerii-Bn ling in the rear of tie stage had been hung right side up, whi< h was hailed I v many in the andi i re e is a good omen. I a ge M. S. Itonnifield presided at the meeting, with the following vice-i <■ airo en: (i. W. Snmmerfield, chair- . " n o' the Republican county central Mi’nta ttee; .1. Sheehan, W. K. Statin t ii. Reinhart., .lanes F. Byrnes, j "'ll 'i ate for county commisioner, . hie' t . itn; | ir. (', y;, Swezv, candidate !<’ the assemldy; L. ti. Ciynpbell, .1. R. Ilnrvey, (i. Smith, Have ('ordano, F. Button and R. Barry. litibio Itonnifield introduced Senator Mass'- in a few words, and when the hitter steppe I to the front of the stage he w s greeted with long continued applause. -'dd Massey. Owing to a severe cold which he had contracted several days ago, Senator Massev was very hoarse, and at the leginning his words were scarcely audible, but as he progressed and , warmed up the Imskiness left his tones | in a great measure and lie could I e distinctly heard in every part of the j large room. . Senator Massev thanked his audi cure for the magnificent reception ar corded him, stating that if he fade1 to appreciate it in the fullest degree, be would not be much of n man. “If anyone has come here tonight expecting to hear me s-iv anything; derogatory of any individual or to hear me discuss or comment on nnv question except in a plain strnightfor ward wav, they will leave here disap pointed,” said the speaker. “1 desire to appeal to both parties and will^ > then leave it in your hands to lie de termined whether or not you wish me to hold this office of trust. And 1 do not come here tonight, my friends, to apologize for a single act or a single vote I gave during the last two months of the 0-d session of Congress. I desire to tel you how and why I voted so. and I give you the assurance if' you return me to the Senate, 1 will vote the same way again. The Tariff. “1 intend to speak to you on the question of great and vital importance to ns in this campaign- the tariff question. There have been tariff duties levied on importations, but still , in order to carry ->n this government ; of ours, we have the great sum of +*il)i 1,000,000 appropriated to maintain the government for one year. Now, my irienda, the question has arisen as to the way of levying that tax, how shall it be levied and upon that great issue the two parties have separated. “I am in favor of the revision of tlie tariff on all schedules as they now exist. I am in favor of a schedule ■ that will be less burdensome on the people. 1 am not wedded to any parti- j eular schedule. The schedule that we ; might adopt now, five years from now would not tit the needs of the people, j in all probability. We live in a great ! country, that is changing, growing, de- ] veloping, with its dive rallied indus tricts, manufactories, etc., therefore 1 am not wedded to any schedule, but I do favor a tariff levied ou imported goods, based on the actual conditions of labor in this country and in for eign countries, and I will vote for it, and "ill vote for every proposition of the kind, bearing the labor of the American people in mind. “I can go to Liverpool and buy a suit of woolen clothes. I bring that suit home. It is mine, 1 have paid for it, I have bought it cheaper than I nailil have done in tins country, out the profit is with the Liverpool nier hant, it is his, it belongs to him. The oney I have paid him represents the profit of the tailor that sits on his table and sews an English tailor—■ and it represents the wages of the weaver who sat at his loom and wove the wool into cloth. It represents the wages of the wool grower. It repre sents the wages paid to the sheep herder, in Australia or South America, not in America. The result is whatf The profit has all gone to the English producer or the Australian and the South American, none has been left with the American producer. My friends, for twenty-five years England has maintained a great liue of steel cruisers fitted with refrigerators for carrying mutton to feed the producers , t the suits of clothes we have bought from them. The money has all gone out of this country. 1 could buv the same suit here. I would pay a higher price for it, to be sure, on account of the tailor, the weaver, the wool grower and sheep herder receiving liiglu" wages than they pay in England. The money that I paid for that suit tin re| resents the merchant s profit, remi suits an American tailor’s wage no 'mi an sheep herder\s wage, and 1 at profit, when kept at home, is a art of thi' prosperity of this eoun v >f the prosperity of Nevada. “Now. my friends, if you send me the Senate and expect me to vote • r a i. v measure to lower the wage of i sheep-herder or sheep grower, you i V I better vote for somebody else, be ns,. I will not do it. ' f mu want zinc or lead ore on the st. end somebody else. “If vou expect me to vote for auy measure that will turn the American I (Continued on Page oFur.) ] LARGE AND ENTHUSIASTIC CROWDS . AT GOLCONDA AND PARADISE VALLET The tour of Senator Massey and Congressman Roberts through Hum boldt county was an ovation from the moment Southern Pacific No. 5, by which train they came from Battle Mountain, reached Golconda, Thursday morning, until the two Republican candidates left Winnemucca for Lovelock shortly before ten o’clock this morning. The Golconda meeting was called to order in the Hot SpringB hotel, at 1:30 o’clock, by Judge J. A. Langwith, who introduced the speakers. From then until 3 o’clock the time was divided by Senator Massey and Congresman Roberts, whose remarks were given strict attention by the large number of ranchers and miners in attendance. At 3 o’clock the party, composed of the two candidates, J. Sheehan, C. - G. Smith and F. J. Button, started for Paradise, going via Eden valley, and I arriving at its destination at 7 o’clock. The streets of the town were decorated with bunting and banners, while numerous bonfires lighted up the scene. The meeting was held in the Audi-I torium hotel, which was filled to overflowing. Every seat was taken, and the crowd extended out into the street. Old residents state that it was the greatest gathering, in point of numbers and enthusiasm, ever held in Paradise. J. R. Harvey presided at the meeting, introducing the speakers in turn, while seated on the platform were J. Sheehan, C. G. Smith and F. J. Button. Senator Massey and Congressman Roberts spoke for one hour each, and their remarks were given the closest attention by the large crowd present, being punctured vith frequent outbursts of applause. The exercises were concluded with a ball, which was participated in by all present, old and young alike. \ Yesterday morning the party left in autog for Winnemucca, making the first btop at Willow Point, where an informal reception was tendered by about 25 men. After half an hour the start was made for Tollhouse, where dinner v as taken. ( At Little Humboldt the party was met by an escort from Winnemucca, which occupied eight automobiles. Coming up Bridge street the gaily dec orated autos presented rather an imposing appearance and attracted much favorable comment from the crowds which lined the town’s principal thor oughfare. The machines proceeded directly to the Hotel Lafayette, where a short informal reception was held, after which the candidates retired to their rooms to attend to their correspondence and other important business matters. j SPECIAL GRAND JURY IS DRAWN This morning Judge Ducker and i Chairman Haviland, of the board of | county comrnisioners, drew the fob ! lowing special grand jury, to report in court at 10 o’clock on the morning of October 30: .1. T. Desmond, T. D. Brown, C. P. Hoskins, T. H. Guyon, G. Goldberg, J. B. Fayant, J. A. Gomes, E. b. Dutertre, Nelson Kitts Felix Poulin, A. See liger, F. Germain, 1) 1. ijaPoint, FJ. baveaga, D. F'. Abel, Simon Reinhart, F’hil Blume, D. .1. Hadlye, A. Ruck eschler, G. W. Summerfield, A E. Or gan F'rank Garteiz, Jerome Otis, M. B. Johnson. So far as known, the only cases to | be considered will be those of George F'ronhofer, charged with the murder of Peter Laux, and Charles A. Green, forgery. Criminal Cases Will Be Set Nov. 1. Yesterday all prisoners indicted by the grand jury, with three exceptions, pleaded not guilty, and Nov. 1 was named as the time for setting the cases for trial. Two of the other cases had previously been ordered set for trial next Monday, lint will probably go over with the others. James Brady, plead guilty to the in dictment charging him with burglary, and was this morning sentenced by j Judge Ducker to an indeterminate | sentence of from one to fiften years in j the penitentiary. -.—o GREAT INTEREST TAKEN IN THE CATHOLIC BAZAAR Great interest is being manifested in the Catholic Bazaar ami ball, which , will be held in the Nixon opera house i next Wednesday and Thursday even- . ings, respectively. The committees of ladies which | have charge of the arrangements, are working day and night, in order that everything may be in readiness for the event. At the Bazaar there will be a large number of fancy and staple ar ticles, mostly for ladies' wear, which will be placed on sale at “right” prices. The feature of Wednesday evening will 1 e an entertainment program, made up of si nga, dances and reeita t'-ics. Miss Gene Goessford, a native of Winnemuccu, who has made a reputa tion in san Francisco as an elocution ist, will contribute to the evening's entertainment. The ball on Thursday evening will lie provided with excellent music, and will include a banquet, to be served by the ladies in the opera house din ng-room. Great interest is being taken in the mutest for the doll which is being •ompeted for by several of the child ren of the town. Following was the (landing of the several candidates at the count yesterday: [va Raymond ....344 liucile Grandel .313 Jorothy Rhea .109 iegina Mullaney . 35 NATIONAL MINES CO. WINSAPEX SUIT Today Attorney L. G. Campbell re ceived a wire from Carson Citv. stat ing that the National Mines Company had been awarded the verdict in its 1 suit against the Charleston Hill Na tional Mining Syndicate by Judge Far rington, and that a copy of the decis ion had been mailed. While at this time it is impossible to determine the full scope of the de cision, it has undoubtedly been set tled that the apex to the vein trav erses the West Virginia claim length wise. This was considered to be one of the most important mining suits ever : tried in the country, and it is prob- ! able that many precedents have been i established on the apex question. The full text of the decision will be await ed with interest by the mining world. -o AL MOUTLLERAT AGAIN IN A SERIOUS CONDITION A wire was received from Lovelock this morning, stating that A1 Mouille rat, the well-known barber, was again at death's door, having been uncon scious for two or three days. ■ ■ ■—o MRS. GEORGE S. NIXON A WINNEMUCCA VISITOR Mrs. George S. Nixon came in from Reno Thursday afternoon and will spend several days visiting her many Winnemucca friends, the guest of Miss Fanny Harp. -o JURY RETURNS VERDICT Of ACCIDENTAL DEATH Thuradav an old man was crushed be tween the platform at the Southern Pa cific freight depot and a boxcar that was “spotted” by the crew, receiv ing injuries from which he died at the | county hospital a few hours later. Yesterday Coroner Dunn empannelled a jury, composed of eJrome (His, D.W. Morgan, D. .1. Biggins, J. M. liunter, John McCruden, .1. A. Musser and (ieorge Leighton, who viewed the re mains and held an inquest. They re turned a verdict that deceased was named Jos. Dean, 7t5 years of age, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and that he had no known relatives or friends; that he came to his death at Winnemucca, Ne- j vada, on the 24th day of October, 1912, from injuries sustained from being , crushed between the platform at the < might depot and a boxcar, as above -tated, and exonerated the Southern ’acific company from all res|»ouBibil ity in the premises. The remains will be buried here by Miller’s Cndertaking parlors. -o - — 1 ‘ALL SAINT’S DAY” Af ST. MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH Archdeacon lla/lett.of the Diocese of Nevada, will conduct services on h'ri lay, Nov. 1st. as follows: Celebration of the Blessed Eucharist at 8 a. in. and 10 a. in., and evening prayer and ser mon at 7. p. m. A very cordial invita tion is extended to the public to attend any or all of these services. On this lay we remember the blessed dead in our prayers at the altar. CONGRESSMAN ROBERTS REDEEMS EVERY PLEDGE MADE TWO YEARS AGO • ' t the conclusion of Senator Mas sey's address, Congressman Roberts was introduced to the audience by Judge Bonnifield. He was in fine form and during his one-hour address receiv ed the earnest attention of his hear ers. Notwithstanding the many criti cisms of his acts in Congress, made by his Democratic opponent, Hon. Clay Tallman, he referred to him but once, and that time in connection with his vote against the mechanics’ lien bill while a member of the State Senate. The speaker began by- paying an elo quent tribute to the late Senator George S. Nixon, who occupied the stage with him on the occasion of his last visit to Winnemueca, during the campaign of two years ago. “At that meeting,’’ said the speak er, T promised, if elected, to do certain things in Congress, and I have kept my word. If there is one promise made at that, time which 1 have failed to ful fill, 1 will leave this stage now, re tire to my Carson City home and re main there during the balance of the campaign. “Two years ago T promised you that 1 would use my influence to change the rules of the House of Representatives. I voted with the Democratic majority, and the rules were changed. How ever, I cannot say that a great im provement was made. Under the old rules, in order to get a bill through the House,it was necessary to have the 0. K. of tne speaker. At present, if you wish to secure any- legislation, it must first have the approval of the Honorable Oscar \\r. Underwood, of Alabama, chairman of the wa_vs and means committee. It is about ‘six of one and a half dozen of the other.’ “I promised you, two years ago, i that T should work to secure the elec tion of United States Senators by di rect vote of the people,and I have kept my worn. 1 worked and voted tor that measure, and it passed both branches of Congress and will be sub mitted to the several states for ap proval. “I promitied you that T would use my best endeavors to have the terri tories of New Mexico and Arizona ad mitted to the Union, and both are now states. Although there was consider able technical opposition to their ad mission, I thought it would ill-become me to oppose those hardy, pioneer fron tiersmen, and 1 stood by them. “I promised you that 1 would work for a greater navy, and T did so. Eng land, Germany and France and all the great nations of the world talk peace and erect peace monuments, but, fel low citizens, there is no peace. The uilv way to secure that much-desired ?nd, is to be prepared at all times to successfully protect ourselves against foreign invasion. , “I promised you that 1 would favor pensions, and 1 voted to pay more money to the old, battle-scarred veter ins that are dropping off at such an alarming rate. I believe that a man who fought his country’s battles diould receive enough money from his government to provide a decent living luring his life time and a shroud with which to be covered at the hour of his leath. “I promised you that .1 would work for a strict revision of our immigra tion laws, particularly those applying to the Asiatics, and in keeping with that pledge I introduced the most dras tic immigration bill ever presented to I'ongress, which is now before the House committee on immigration, ami which 1 expect to see become a law. It provides that all Asiatics shall be admitted to this country on the same terms at present applied to Chinese. “I voted for the interest bill which reduces the rate of interest on all i chattels pledged for security in the ' District of Columbia from a maximum of two per cent a month to one per cent. “It has been stated by mq Demo cratic critics that T was absent on many roll-calls. This is partially true, as it is an absolute physical impossi bility for a representative to be in his scat all the while and at the same time attend to the many needs of his con stituents in the various departments. However, I missed the minimum num ber of roll-calls, and when absent, was invariably paired, so that my vots counted the same as though I' had been present. Without wishing to appear egotistical, I make the statement that I voted oftener than any other member ever sent from this state during an equal time, and delivered more speeches on the floor of the House than any three former members during the same period.” Mr. Roberts paid a tribute to woman hood, predicting that equal franchise would soon be a reality and pledged his support to the movement. He concluded an interesting and much-appreciated address by paying a glowing tribute to Senator Massey, U whom he referred.as the “Grey Eagle from Tuscarora. ’ ’ - O EQUAL SUFFRAGE RALLY AT THE COURTHOUSE The local branch of the Nevada Equal Eranchise society held a meet ing at tlie courthouse Thursday even ing, which was largely attended, every seat in the large courtroom being filled. Before the meeting the street was brilliantly illuminated by two huge bonfires, and the crowd was entertain ed by several selections by the baud. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. H. Warren, president of the local society, who introduced the speakers. #iss Martin, of Keno, was the princi pal speaker of the evening, and set forth the claims of the women of the state to equal franchise in an irresist ible manner. Attorney L. G. Campbell also address ed the gathering, giving his impressions of equal franchise gathered from a residence in Colorado, the first state in the Union to adopt the law. -o II., N. I. T. EXTENSION OPENS UP VAST AREA Hugh L. Thomas, general superin tendent of the Utah, Xevada & Idaho Telephone company, came in from Lovelock Thursday afternoon, having just returned from “the front.’’ The Denio extension, being built through to Burns, Oregon, has been completed to Oroville, Harney county, Oregon, about 20 miles this side of Wild Horse. When built through to Burns. Winnemueca will be placed in close communication with a territory greater in area than many of the east ern states, which should be a great help to the town in a commercial way. -.—o Baptist Church. There will be the regular preaching services at the Baptist church tomor row morning at 11 and in the evening at 7:.'t0 o’clock. Sunday schol at 10 o’clock. Breaching morning and even ing by the pastor. You are cordially invited to attend tl ese services. All members are urged to be present. H. E. COLBY, Pastor.