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WHITE PINE -EWS * _ * WBHKLY MUNINQ REVIEW ggTABUSHEDJ[N_1868 EABT gLY WfflTg PINE COUNTY, NEVADA, SUNDAY. AUGUST 31, 1919. VOL. XLVm~ND~20 ALL DISPUTED POINTS AMICABLY SETTLED AND ELY’S L0N6-WA6ED STRIKE IS THING OF PAST Final Agreements Ratified at Meeting of Dinkey Enginemen Friday Night, Followed Saturday Morning by Resumption of Work in All Branches of Railway and Mining Seryioe. (01.80TLE PREDICTS PERMANENT INDUSTRIAL HARMONY. In peaking with a representative oC the News last Friday morning. Governor Km mat IJ Hoyle made the following state tnent relative to the settlement ot the strike in whirl! he took such an aoflve part • | believe Hler* will b4. no more labor trouble* in ihe Kly district it* seuu time to dome. The agreeufem and contract which was signed !a*t night hy General Manager Lukenan represent ing the company and which the workmen's committer assures me will be ratified by 'he men. will result In conditions In the district being bettered and in harmony between the company and its employes. The men lost decisively .ill along the line in their demands tor additional wmge increases but won on irn jiroved working conditions and the guarantee of the company to establish and maintain an elaborate commissary. The men consider this is of more value t«’ them than the wage increase demanded. I nave been assured by the committee that nil crafts will resume work tomorrow morning. "The strike was unique because of the completeness ot the tie-up, its orderliness and purtl'ularly because of the very ap lianent good feeling existing oa both sides as work resumes There was not one act of violence during the entire month of rhe strilu*. not one of the men was arrested. There were no locks on the gates apd men wen boarding at the coin i.any s boarding house and co-operating with the company in the protection of its property." following the arimpri mine a*re** mrnt with the shopmen ot tile Ne vada Northern Railway company which permitted the operating of the <opph 'rains tor merchandise and mail the final agreement last Friday with i he rolling stock operators of th< ; i vada rontwIMaii'd. including '■BRineers and switchmen both at Mc <1111 and the 1 run tie brought to a close the most severe strike this dis trict has ever encountered live weeks ace the men <>l every raft connected with the operation of 'be smelter and railroad in the dls 'lict cuietly walked out and during ■|* past oinnth not a wheel was turn ed over in one ol the blgges' indlls 'des In the west The agreement entered into by the 'Nevada Consolidated Copper eott! l*ny and all crafts in its uperaCng departments permitted a resumption of operations of the mines, mill and melter, and the return of the Ne vada Northern Hhopmen |s*rmitt"d iteration of the railroad, hut the en rtlfers and switchmen who look aft t the operation of the dinkey en Rincs for the Nevada Con. voted not to accept the proposition which bad heen accepted by all other crafts While it looked as If the strike was practically at an end, it was irnpow *lWe to supply the smelter with ore without these men and the situation looketi grave, as miners and mill and ■TBcItermen were not ntieded without transportation of ore and swift hing noth ends of the line Governor Hoyle did not lose hope tmd had several conferences during the week with the commute of atrik *•* and General Manager Lakenan of the Nevad* Consolidated. I.ast Thursday the situation was iinally brought to a crisis tn a meeting be tween the committee and General Manager Gukenan at which Governor ftoyle presided, and which continued from 7:00 o'clock Thursday evening '•ntll l:8o Friday morning. At Urn meeting a thf situation wus thor ""Ibly discussed and a form of con* 'rait was frauiod which inel witli the approval of both partite- in lee con irovarsy and was finely rounded into shape nnd signed by General Man ;|Ker l.akenan for the Nevada Consol idated and accepted by the brother hood committee who placed it before 'be members of the organization. ' h riday night a special train wus '••n from the mines fo Kasl lily to ■'coominodate the members of the organization who met nt Union hall iff Fust lily with members ut the •raft from McGill wiio arrived on the main line. The contract was reed und discussed and ratified b> the member*, which put an end to the controversy and brought to a close 'be prolonged strike. Immediately after the ratification of the contract which to del*- lets not been given out for publication, the ore-line crews were marked up and trains started over the high line front the mines to the tmelter Saturday morning. Governor Boyle left Friday morn ing for Virginia City, apitemnng very much relieved and tratifletl -ifter hit strenuous work for the past three weeks Shortly after the d-'parture ol the main line I rain Itearing the governor to Virginia City , a telegram was received from Attorney General Fowler at the court house inquiring as to the whereabout* of the govern or and requesting that he be notified to communicate with the attorney general, who was awaiting him at Tonopah BLUE ROCKTOURNAMENT AT RUTH, UN LABOR DAY Next Monday t Labor Day), com mencing at one o’clock p. m . the Star Pointer Gun Club will hold a trapshooting tournament at the Ruth shooting grounds Five regular event* of ten birds each will be followed by a flfty-blrd handicap race. The entrance fee for the day'* ohoot will be five dollars for each shooter, this sum to Include the cost of the Pargets To the en trance money (to be divided among the shooters) the Club will add such an amount as will make the total of the purses to be divided on (hat day one hundred dollars. All shooters members and non meruber* alike- -are cordially invited to attend. Fetch on your gats." There will be u* much chance tor the "muts” to get into the money as for (he more experienced ’ bugs.” One o'clock sharp! Iil l'k HKAHON HKITKMRKR l«. Deputy Game Warden A C. Powell has called attention to the fc’edemJ isw which prevails in the regulating of the open season for ducks. Tlu ll! rat day lor duck shooting begins one-half hour befori sunrise on Sep tember lhth and doses at sundown on December 31st. The bug limit is fifteen ducks, five geese or Inant. I rnm War to llooks Returning. lieutenant Jack Frost, late of the aviation service, with Harry and Ed Reaaon,-Sergeant IJtc Scott and lieu ‘enant Pearl Decker, left this morn ing for Reno where they will return to the university to resume the studies Interrupted by th^ world war. COUNTY COMMISSION UKS OONGRATUliATK GOVHKNOK 'I'll*- board of county commission ers have adopted a i (solution ox i| ressing the appreciation of the citi zens ot the district to Governor Km met I). Moyle for his untiring efforts in the lat ■ controversy between the laboring men of the district and the operators. The governor is given much creel it fur the sincere iuterest he took in this work, never considering hie physical well are in the manir strenu ous trips which included visits to Utah and California in his impartial endeavor to bring the men together The members of the different unions are also commended for the excellent manner iu which the walk out was conducted and their willing ness to arbitrate. ( 1T% (HUNCH, OOKKIDKitM Hi'KK.II BUGS AM) IMK)/,K I Active i u iciest in the all airs of the city marked the meeting of the city fathers at the regular meeting of that body last week The question of speeding on the city street* was discussed at length and the city marshal was instructed to strictly enforce the law regulating the speed limit. Several autoinohll ists discussing this action later were of the opinion that the condition of the streets themselves was such that watching a speedometer was unnec essary. as tew individuals possess a sufficiently rugged constitution to withstand the Jar oi a greater spaed than four miles an hour in Ely. On motion presented by Rbitncll utan tJltore of the Third ward if w».s decided to install a light on the turn at the foot of Aullman street in front of the power house. This corner at night is very dark and lo a stranger a dangerous curve. Alleged "bootlegging" was con tinually referred to. but it did not appear that tangible evidence was at hand and City Attorney Eddy de clared that under the present or dinance th*' licenses of the business houses under suspicion could not be i uuceled uulil th* proprietors had instil convicted of a breach of the prohibition law ft was reported that an ordinance would be drawn giving more liberty in this mutter. An ordinance to permit tlie licens ing of gambling games made legai bv the state law was introduced by Councilman Wallace w hich was pass ed on Its first reading. This ordinance will license the IU> games specihed by the new law in which tiler*- is no percentage col lected by the house. Th" proprietor will collect, under the new law, his fee on two, four, six and eight bells The T)og watch will pay extra. SENATOR C. B. HENDERSON IS WORKING FOR CLAIM HOLDERS. The News is in receipt of .1 tele gram front Senator Charles 15 Hen derson. dated at Washington. Aug ust 28th, with the information tnat he had introduced a resolution ill the senate, the effect of which, if adopted, will eliminate the five claim proviso from the existing law that provides lor he suspending of assessment work on mining claim* for the present year, which was re oenll) published In the News. If this readmit n ts incorporated in the present ruling tin h iltiers of mining claims will be exempt frou. assessment work for the year 1019 without limiting the number of "laims. KKI> CROSS APPRECIATION. The members of the Red Cross wish to acknowledge their thanks and appreciation to all who gave their assistance in any way towards the reception given the Army Motor Transport Corps on its recent visit to Ely. The generosity and willing ness to Assist was amply shown by thp abundance given. It was impos sible to accept all that whs so kind tv offered, because of tho possibility of waste through an over supply, but he spirit prompting the offers is I tone the less appreciated. MRS. JOHN WEBER. Chairman of Committee I IHKTRflT COURT CALLED FOR SKITKMBF.lt I5TII Saturday was the las and motion day In the district court, the law cal endar listing the following cases: A. It. Damson vs. Edna R. Lsni aon; State ot Nevada vs. Consumers' Malting A Brewing Co., Stale of Ne vada vs. Wells Fargo Co.; State of Nevada vs. Consumers' Malting fc Brewing Co.: Randall-Dodd Auto Co. vs. Harry Stebbins. Howard 11. Riggs vs. Ha/el M. Riggs; O. G. Bates vs. E. W. Huls* et al; Reno Brewing Co. vs. Jim Anton et al; Enoch Johnson vs. A. C. Lindskug: George Giannopuias vs. ilan Stanko vlch; I'tah Association of Credit Men vs. S. Bernstein; Campion Com mercial Co vs. Tungstonia Minos Co.; .1, Mitchell vs. Bobert G. Mor rill, A I'.. Witcher vs. Ed Faith et al: Athens Mercantile Co. vs. Tungstonia Mines Co.; Maurice J. Scanlon vs. Elaine E. Scanlon; D. G. Denietrakai ulos vs. Dem Assurai: et al Omlis Gibson vs. La/ara Zu biri; Geo. A. McDonald vs. Allen 1». Owen el al Max Zieee vs. Ellen Ziege; Nick IMra vs. Nevada Indus trial Commission. Other ra.<cs under Motion and In* mtrr r were Ely Lumber A- Coal Co. vs Consumers' Malting & Brew ing Co.: State of Nevada va. Wells ■ Fargo Co - Ely National Bank vs. Sam I. f'.allin; James M. Lockhart vs Anthony Jurueh; Emma T. Zad ow vs Hamilton Bower At Transpor tation Co.; M. Breen vs C. Oster lund; Anthony Jurich vs R. C. North et al; Patrick T. Dolan vs. Michael McHugh; H P. Collins vs Harry Pollard: \V. T. O'Neil et a! vs White Pine County; Sheeline Banking A- Trust Co vs Baker Live Stock Go., J. (' AVheeler vs Paul Kranovlch et al; Frank Landy vs Gust Zapiris et al: Nevada State Life 'ns. Co. vs D. C. McDonald. Adin.; State of Nevada vs James McDon ough. elisor; Grover Stoll/ vs W. S. Eos Low; Peter vs AV . S. En» low . Alfred F.. Bm kell vs Maty E. Bucket!; Ely Packing Co. vs Baker Dive Stock Co A lury panel ha.s been drawu by order of the court fo^ the trial of the civil case*. set for the September term of ii uri whit b nas been called for September 15. COUNTY HIGH HIGH .WILL OPEN SEPTEMBER SECOND On Tuesday, September 2, the flag will jgi.in flout from the *'lsg staff of ihe high thool building to iudi-1 cate tnat the vacation is over, and tha' school is once more in session. The flag. in this case, is a signal for all boys and "iris cf high school age to heed and obey It calls you to grasp the opportunity of becoming a more efficient and useful citizen. We trust that you will all ‘rally round tlie flag' by eurolling in White Fine County High school next Tuesday. Touring the summer every effort has been put forth by the County Hoard of Education to make the school more attractive uud efficient In »he first place, Ihe interior of the building has been painted and dec orated, so that the student * will have a congenial and sanitary place to work. In the second place, no pains hrve been spared to get the best trucking talent, so that the school can achieve even n higher scholastic -lauding than it has in the past. The laculty consists of the follow ing educators: Miss Clara G. Alex ander, English; Mr. Max Mcharg, Manual Training; Miss Erma Clyde, Spanish and Frmch; MUs Helen Fllege, Home Economics; Miss Alma Jackson. Latin and History: Mbs Inez Moore, Commercial; Mr. il. V. H. nt’erson, Science and Mathemat ics; Mr. A. S. Kubitz, principal KliY SCHOOL OPENS TI O' PAY. ! The Ely District schools •vlll com mence next Tuesday, with the follow ing corpa of teachers: Miss Mary Mlack, principal Miss Myrtle M, Dewey, Miss Maynie Horlg, Miss Claire .1. Heach, Mias Dorothy Maker, Mlbs Thyraa Bridges, Miss Ophelia (llllmore, Miss Ellen Monroe and Mrs. Amy Parker Powell. MAST ELY SCHOOL MILL OPEN SEP fEMBI'L' a —- j Tho East Ely school will open on Tuesday. September 2. Children who enter the Kirs* grade must be six years of age on or before . February 1. 1920. Pupils for the First grade are requested to resistor by Mouuay. September 9, unless they can'show by a report that they have Itoen attending another school. EVA H. TIMMONS, Principal. INDUSTRIAL UNIONS OF DISTRICT WILL HAVE BIB LABOR DAT PARADE JI'IMIK CALLAHAN WILL TRY LIQITOK CASK Judge Callahan of VVinnemuica, the judge of the Sixth .Judicial Dis trict court for the counties of Hum boldt and Pershing, has been request ed by Judge O .1 McKadden to oc cupy the bench in the trial of the liquor cases made locally famous by tho cuche ol the Blue Mule. The cases are those of (’inner Stolt7 vs. Sheriff W. S. Knslow and Pfter Dcorge et al vs. Sheriff Ent iow including .Tatncf McDonough as "elisor." Deputy Attorney (ieneral .1. .M. Lockhart will ap\g>ar for the state and Anthony Jurlch will argue tho cases for pHtlnfiffs This is the first appearance of .Jim McDonough tu the role of Kliea, crossing the ice. SHKKI’MAN VICTIM OK AfXIItRNTXi. SHOOT!Mil Last Wednesday Judge Collins was summoned as toroner to go to Gold Canyon about six miles west of Warm Springs and investigate the finding of the dead body of Francis co Erras. a sheepman of Step toe val ley. The news was brought to Ely by the sheep camp tender and upon the arrival of the party from this city the body was found lying uear camp with an automatic rifle beside it. From the Investigation by the cor oner, who mad* an examination of the ground surrounding the body and the position of the rifle, it was be lieved that the man came to his death by the accidental discharge of the weapon. The body was brought to Ely and a brother who is employed on the Etcherlierren ranch near Cherry Creek was notified. A sister of the unfortunate man, who is a resident of California, was notified and she is expected to arrive in Ely to attend the funeral services which will be held from the Wilson Uate* parlors the first of the week. ARNY TRANSPORT CORPS ARRIVED IN ELY, SUNDAY A* per schedule ot the News la.-l week the Motor Transport Corps of the United States Army arrived in Ely aud proceeded to the Clttaens' Park, which, thanks to the citizens' committee, proved adequate and comfortable for the weary pion*‘«ri» of the dusty highway. A hearty welcome was given the Transport Corns upon its arrival in the city and the ladies of the loca! Red Cross soon made the weary sol diers forget the “chaw'’ of the regu lar service by serving a variety of creations ot the culinary art nai on the army menu, toped off with cigars and cigarettes galore. The shower baths provided by the live ones of Ely waa the finest tiling the outfit had struck since leaving the east and when told that there was plenty ot water they gave a cheer for Nevada and a groan for Utah. While the boys were cleaning up and scraping their faces for the evening inspection, many of the young ladles of the city circulated among them and presented the as tonished boys with flowers. Some of the lads were writing letters homo and no doubt the letter contained a phrase relative to the presentation of the blossom which will let the people of the far east know that Nevada is not all sage brush, but both kind hearts and blossoms. In the" evening the city was de lighted by a fine concert at the court bouse grounds by the band of tbe Goodyear Rubber company, after which the ladies were invited to at tend a dance given for the benefit of ihe members of the convoy. Mecausc of the number of soldiers in the con voy desiring to tak advantage of the opportunity to dance, the committee in charge requested that residents of the district refrain from dancing and give the floor over emtirely to the yisibors and the ladies of the dlsftct, which request was reluctantly ob Speakers from Ranks of Working Mon Will Discuss Vital Issues.— Special Tram Sendee. Monday, Labor Day. will be cele brated *n Ely by as proud a bunch of men .is ever carried a union card The labor organ i/a I ions of this die tried have a right bo be proud at the exceptional management of the re cent st>ikt which was conducted in such ;tn unprecedented manner as to call tor admiration throughout the labor world. Not one incident, in the month’s struslc for right, to re fleet discredit on the men Involved was recorded The celebration tomorrow will be featured by a big parade which will start at 10:30 a. ni..after which there will he orationa on the subject of la bor at the court house grounds. The parade will tonal in front or the county high school at 10 o’clock a. m. and will march west ou Ault man street to Mill street, where It will counter march east on Ault man street to the court house park where it will disband. Sheriff "Bill’’ Knslow has been chosen marshal of the day and will be assisted bv Messrs .tones. Mitchell. Tamblvn And Sanford who will art as aids. The parade will he heeded by the Ely Union band which will also furnish the ruumr for the cede b ration 'Phe orators of the dny will be union men. the address** will be de livered by Frank H. Sanford, presi dent of Central Labor league, with F. C. Brian and Silas Hackerson. Messrs. Pons and Fuller, the mem bers on transportation, have arrang ed for special train? from Kimberljr, Ruth and McGill, to accommodate the tnen and their families at the mines and smelter. Press Dray is the committee of one on music and the committee on con teesions is composed of O. M. Wal lace lr.. H Tamblvn and T P MU chell. The prospects are good tor a big turnout as the unions have posted the notice 'hat all meu who fail t<> participate in the parade will be sub ject to a line of $5.00 unless on ac ceptable excuse is forthcoming. The special trains ffoin Kimberly. Huth and McGill will tie operated on the following schedule: Kimberly, Kutli uuil Kly. Leave Kimberly . 9:00 am Leave Kutli . . 9:20am Arrive Bly.10:00 am Returning, leave Kly. 5:00pm McGill and Kly. ileave McGill. 9:00am Vrrive Kly . 9:45 am INDIAN TONY HAM. WAR VKTKRAN. KIIIJJCD RY HOR8K Tony Sam, a well-known local In dian. was killed ast 'Sunday, when a horse lie wag riding fell, crushing him with fatal results. The accident happened near Murry summit, and ann'her young Indian who was with him cunn- at once to Kly for help, but without avail, as Tony Ham we found dead when the rescuers re turned to the scene of the tragedy The incident is a grim reminder of the irony or fate. During the wsi Tony was in the army for some time, serving in Company 32, Eighth bat taiion, 166th Depot Brigade at Camp Lew'-. Washington ile was 32 \ eats old and is survived by a num ber of relatives in Ely, and bis pa rents who are residen’s of Hot Creek The tuneral was held at the Wil son Bates undertaking parlors, Tuea ,la interment 'n the '*.ly cemetery it >>as Impossible to niigu for a military funeral, bui rh< onrial was hi‘ended with hono •, Governor BojJe. Judge McFadedn, Colonel _ki.v of Carsoi City, loi.t in the g»v i rnment aervlee, and Ale\ liaird of Kly, accompanying the body to tLe ii \ e am! noting as pad hearers served. The convoy left early Monday morning for Eureka, eo early that many of the citizens of Ely who were awakened by revelle, wanted to know “Who wakes uji the bugler."