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PIOCHE RECORD PIOCHE, PICK OP - TM WIIT THE RECORD, LEAPS M LINCOLN " ' ESTABLISHED SEP'T IT, 1ST, PIOCHK, NEVADA, ATURDAV, APRIL 2S, 1012. VOLUME XLI; NUMBER tV Former Pioclie WENT DOWN Ml IWlttfD III Titan The Bait Lake Tribune of - terdat contains th' Information that! Col. John Weir, formerly president ot the Nevada L'tah Mine A Smelt era corporation, was' passenger on the Ill-starred Titanic and that bit , baa been one ot the hundred wbb poriebed. "Morris P. Kirk, the engine who waa general manager ot tbe Blngbam property at tbU organizg tlon during ; tbe presidency ol M(. Wir, received a cablegram from London Thursday bearing the two words:. Weir Titanic.' . . : Mr. Kirk inters' naturally . tbla that Mr. Weir was one ol the several mentioned woo weak aboard the vessel at tbe last sseaseut and whose names wet not tocta la . the London office register. A Mr. Weir's name does not appear mng the list ot pa&seugera rescued, he ws questionably was one ot the any fortunate who want down with the ship. I By a peculiar trick of fate. Me. Kirk received alro on Thursday - a letter from Mr. Weir, written Ip London on April 6, In which It waft stated tbat Mr. Weir would Ukely sail from England on the ship Phil adelnhla. which was scheduled to leave within a day or two. He tended to proceed to j Halt Lake, the letter sttted, . wbr Hh K(r was to have Joined 11 lb a trip to look over some California sulntng property In tbe Feather rite trr."- . . "... .....' . CoL. Wter Vu ! )ep Tesaembered fc many Ploche people for he waa lo in charge of the Nevada Utah ra eated here several yara ago. wall ertlee. ' . MOOT BILL INTENDED TO ' ABOLISH THE APEX LAW SIEWS ITEMS PROM THE FERTILE PAHRANAGAT Prince Con. Railroad WILL BE HIKED JUNE FIRST Enoineer Says a Special Correspondence - ALAMO. Nevada, April 1& At the recent, election or acnooi trustees it the. Alamo precinct, Willie - T. itewart and R. J. Pave were., elect Ml fr.f the kiug term and Lafe C. .Ul"u for the short term. We have been having an abundance f storm and cold; but so far, the rult tree b lease ma do not seem to ave been Injured. Ob the 8th - Inst tare - distinct inrthquak stocks were felt at tbtk place. . The;, . detonations. v however : were only slight and no damage was don. I Horace L. Black, and daughter, Don! bare gone to Mr. Slack's aged par ents who, reeld at- ToquervtUe, Utah.- ,. :.: . . . . : Mm, lacy Nebeker has returned: to Bait Lake City to be near her mother- who is reported IIL The stork seems to think that A aiuo Is a good place to leave Its precious 'treasures. Since the last ffriUng, ' vtslU "hav Sam made to the fbtlowlsig named homes:1 Brand Ur. Lawrence Richard, Mr. and Mrs. Marl Schofiold... Mr. and Mrs. it. J Pauey Mr.' and Mrs. Joe Foremaater, All the new-comers rae- girl except the . one-at the ; home to Mr. . and Mrs. Pac' . , . i Today being Arbor day.. It was de- sided to clean up the town and plant trees and so'tiruba. Tba schools are holldng appropriate eterrlses. It la reported that 0. W. Love.tb manager of toe Gardner- ranch, has purchased a farm near Provo, Vtah. F.MIah Bhu'mwar and ' family bav gone to the Muddy valley tor the maimer. ' t it m m According to Englueer-ln-Charge, J . ,, ... . . . . I party by marking an "X"' in the of tbe Prlncs Con. railroad, about one' square immediately below the name halt of tbe lincl feet ot the grad ing cf the Main line and 06 per cent of tho grading of the yard tracks at the Prlucc mine has been completed. Cong n ess man Roberts TELLS WHY HE IS STAICH Supporter of President lldates of that party for certain of fices, three Democratic candidate, Preaident Tuft. or otner otticea and six Soclaltst .audldutea tu- atlll otii.r offices, on y the marks of "X" in the small .qua roe opposite the names of Re mbllcau candtdaios, which pary he has designated by marking an "X" While it would seem from tala UmS) tn the lare square Immediately be ., ...... i , t ' iow the name at the top of the one-half done, the tact must be tuk- - i Into oonslderstlon tbat the niOHt difficult part of the work la done and tbe engineer declares thai the balanco of tbe grading will be Comparatively easy., Mr. Badd fig ures that the contractors should be i through withal! ot the grading with- in 2d or 25 more working days; that the rails should be lahl and tbe i road ready for . operation not later diau June t. Al.-aawLiif. the big 0000-ton or bins at tbe Prince mine are In the course of i itrnctlon;. while the mine itsvU U being rapidly put totJ iii'.-r trr steady production. Effact ef Passaaa sf Measure Would To Prevent LltigatlM In Future Over Mining Ground ' - Senator 8 moot baa introduced in conaresa.' whkh. It eh- ttri wUl ''make r radical Change In the present mining laws. fne law haa for Its object aooi tlon of the so-called law ot ths vex. The apex law Invent tba le gator, bis heirs or assigns with tha 1ght under certain specified condl lons to follow as far as be pleases II veins or lades, the top or apex Of htcu lies Inside of the surface tnes ot his claim. . ' ' Under Senator Gmoot'a bill tbe V ator wltl not be allowed to follow' ' ' vela or lode underground beyond he boundary of his claim as Indl- od by tha surface limits. Th ie! ure will have no effcet on loca- f.ni already made after Us enact enl . - t . ; - ' i Tbi Mil nlsn I'Oi'i'es tbat notice t location ot all olng - claims i t or rlairr. n v be filed for eoord with the rtgtatr and recetv ot the tand district wttht wfclch Jhe lands are situated within ' ne fear from the date df location,' ,A Tb proposed legislation haa ' "the tearty approwj of the" secretary W ths Interior, who recommended the volition of th'e law of the apttl to W last anunal report - COMMERCIAL EDUCATION. : We are tWdDd all other (wits ef the worM ts rurnUhlim au uu pui'tuutt,v' fir a prat-tk-al turn merclai educatlua The rbauler of numaaert e uf i.uodim tuok tbl matter up a number of yeers ago and now roodm-i etawiua tkms alt over ifae wftrld. win re applfcHM ran go tbruiiKb ilic sisuilUHtlon and w.U a r tlhtale uf iiroSi leiu-y, avi-ordiug to llit-lr merits, Tbreuitlinul tbe Brttlab emi'tre the weri-bMOta hate eyreed to give, itrecedeme to the holders ef soon cerTiB rstM.' If we are goiug to esieud our commerce to tbe West Indie aud to louth America we must bare people here who can speak tbe cranmerilnl languages of Too countries, tuf aometblng must be dour to encourage stu dents to take up and study tlioee laogusgea.A. harto Uepbura, lnldeot :.Nw Verk Chamber of iNmimerce. ODD FELLOWS B j CRtXD K03LE CRAND Last ''night was a gala time . tor the members of ths Odd Pi-llowa and Robekah lodges ot Ploche, for they bad as guests Oeorge O. McNoee, grand noble grand of the Odd Fel lows of Nevada and Mrs. Barbara Locrs, "president of the Rebekah as sembly of Nevada. Following a meet- In of the Odd Fellows In the I. 0. O. F. hall and a meeting of tbe Re bekuhe in tbe Masonic building, a banquet was given tn tbe Odd Fel lows ball. The visiting officials gave tho members of the respective, or ders some good wbolesome Instruc tion regarding the the secret work of the respective oredrs. STtWARO KtAr tS STRIKE NEAR STAMPEDE fjAP T. L. Steward has locate - as attractive t sroup 61 claims ' ' near Stampede Oap upon whkh he reports having made a good strike of ore right at the grass root. ft .enUy. white prospecting i . U RUmoede Can region. Mr. Steward came across same (lost showing coo aiderable galepa. He at onca seught to locate' tha source of - tba ere and waa rewarded wbes be ' eame across a small through the lime capping. Believing tbat tbe geological conditions favorable; Mr. Staward : decided to put In . a shot of giant and : tb result ot tbla was that he aoso had ten Inches ot fine looking or Ex posed. ; Bamplea were brongbt ' In '- WOMAN, tier very fruwns are fairer far Tbaa smiles of etMr matdenS Lara,. ... . ' . . -Hartley CoterUlge. . Tb brain womra never Inter est Uk tb Heart women. White . roses- please less tbaa sd.-0; W.HotBie. Wornaa is tb sweetest praa ,. oi Uod has gtvea to mo. Ber nard Cajard. - Hearing Comas To End Tba tavestlatlon of th charges brought by Hot.- Oddle against War don Baker of the state penitentiary haa- been brought to a close. ffeihetr side xsade any argomenu, but the matter waa submitted to the fcoard upon tb matters oontala m the transcript. Tb Whole In restliatlon eeaj to have keen pretty much of a (arc. Mor Prlpltatin This region wag rutted by nor rain and anow storms this week Ctesaro protruding 1 ,, farmers' r not worrying shoot ta outlook tor crops tbl ileket, will be regarded In tbe :ount. and Uie vatse .for candidates if other parties will be void. The marking of an additional party or tny ot its candidates nullifies tbe ballot. It Is explained that the voter shall ienlgnate tbe political party, the cauriidatr of which be deairos to voto for, by a "X" In the square Immediately below tbe . name ot such party. If more than one par ty Is designated, the ballot Is rend ered .void. If the voter fail to d'fctgnate Any party at all bis bal lot shall be void uulees he votes on ly, for the candidate of one and the same political party and does not vote for any c'audidate of any other; party. In wblcb case tbe ballot will be counted the Fame as It tbe voter had properly designat ed the bafty tor whose candidate he voted. Continuing the law says: "In j cose ' the voter designates one pollt cal party In the manner above pro vided and votes for candladtcs for lamination of any other political party, other than tbe party designat ed, such votes for such . candidates of any. other party than the - enn designated, ahall V disregarded la the couuti . ' ' "IllB Congressman Roberta has written, a letter to his old friend, Henry Diet rich, In which among other things he tells of the reasons tbat induce him to be a stalwart supporter of The letter Is a pri vate one, but It sots forth so forci bly the appeal tbat Taft makes to every good citizen, that the - Ga sette reproduces it herewith: , , "It appears to me that the Repub lican party Is today facing the greatest crisis in Its history. LAS VEQAS MAY BECOME a' WINTER RACING CENTER Mayor Buol reports that Las Vegas may soon become tbe center ot the racing interests of th west during the wluter months. A power ful syndicate of racing men .hay leased from the Messrs. Buol and Ja son a quarter section of land ad Jotulng the Crouse ranch and will 'construct therein . a race track with in order that my position may be all the necessary adjuncts of sta bles, giund stand, the grea.1 racing etc., found courses ot la the thoroughly understood by tbe party i leaders In tbe state, and 'oeoeclullv I thoee of you upon whom will ' d I BO!,,'!ll?r' v . , ... . ' . Meglnnlug about Thanksgiving day volve many of the responsibilities ' . . .' ., , . . i. I -wvu fiai, iTiin wilt vm lM tending to restore the conditions of our country to the fondest nepes cbeiisktd by our fure fathers, and to the higher Ideals of its leaders today, I take the liberty of giving you my personal ledas concerning tho presidential nomination. "On the 28th day of July. 1811, In the house of representatives )43il- 10-233) during tbe extra session ot congrtea, I went on record for the reuomlnatlun of 'Honorable William Howard Taft, using the following language: , " "The president of tho V'ultd States, Honorable William Howard Taft, has done more during th first two years ot his administration to advance toe moral and matt rial con ditions r-i the nation, than any other president has ever accomplished In a full txi-m of office. "Ills term has thus tar been characterised as an administration Of actual accomplishments along the ! Jnes- of broad, patriotic statesmen- skin, end tbe lead hn ha uikrn It The voter shall designate : hlsJ Wlrk tnr choice on tb ballot of candidates J ln ,0rii.'wiii ,'- A the restoration to tbe wholes people regardless of sect, creed or colon HOW PRIMARY LAW AFFECTS CANDIDATES of bis party ..by stamping a cross (X) in tho smftll square opposite the name of each candidate : , for wtapru be desires to vote. If he shall stamp mora names than there are candidates to be nominated for any office, or if tor any reason It Is Impossible to dotermlne his choice for any office, bis ballot shall not be counted except as above provid ed In Bubdlvlslon" 'a' of this section. "No ballot shall be rejected for any technical error which does not reudrr it Impossible to determine tbe voter's choke for candidates of bis party, not even though such bal let tm somewhat soiled or defaced." A candidate for an office defeated at the primary election is not per mitted to bavo bla name placed on tho election ballot for the same of fice by petition. However, such a It tented candidate can aeek a dif ferent office by having bis name 1aced on the general election bal lot by such mean. , Although the date of the primary slscUon tho first Tuesday In Sep tembertor the aotutnaUon of all candidates to be voted for at tbe ensuing November election ts some what, distant, citixens who Intend to eater the race for the various county and state offices are already giving considerable .- thought to preparations, a are also tb present county official Who have to compile .be ballots, aays th Qoldfleld Trlb-N une... .. .. Ni.vada statute provide that can dladtcs must file under oath- with ; th proper, official their nomination! papera at least thirty days prior to be ; primary - election. Candidates or state offices. Including United State senator,- representative in congress and aU candidates voted for to districts comprising more than one county, must file their nomi nation paper in tb of.' of the ttretary o! state. '- Candladtea for county, city, town or township of fices must fir their nomination with th county Clerk. According to th ejection od, a voter dashint his ballot to carry full weight must rota a straight tlck- tt. However, to scratch a ticket doea not entirely vitiate hit ballot In From Pahranagat Vsllsy W. F. Taylor, who with J. W. Tny lor has taken a bond and lease on the Rooder ranch in tho Pahrana gat Valley, was ln the city yester day for a load of aupplle and to return to th ranch With bla fam Uy. NESBITT SECURES LEASE ON CONDOR MILL DUMP J. A. Neabltt has secured a lesse uuon the od Condor mill dump In Condor canyn aud is making arrangs menu to snip th product to the Salt Lake ameltera. A spur track will be built to a convenient point so aa to reduce the costt of load ing to tbe minimus. . Vlcksen Acquitted In Justice Thomas' court test Tuesday, waa beard the cose of tbe State vs. John Vlckson, the hit ter having been arrested on the charge of assault and battery. al- ThA luted to have been committed on their rlRhta as American citizen marks bim as a lender whose lead ership inspires conflednco and whose policies are worthy uf our most serious consideration. His anidlnlstra tlon has been simple and unostenta tious. As a president be has shown tbe courage of bis convictions, and when the future historian recorda his works It will stand out as one of the htroungest, sanest, and most pas gresslve admlnbitratons in tbe uu uu.k ot American history.' "iSiiici- tbat lime President Toft has only made himself stronger In my estimation, and t have no reas on to change my position with re. frcnc'e to his k-adershlp. He Is dl- reeling the 'Old Ship of State 'safe, ly through troublous-' waters, and through the most trying and annoy tng orcdals. "You can readily see my position ln this matter, and I believe tbat the peoplo of the state of Nevada re gardless of their purty preference, will commend me for staying with my word. I am a Republican from. principle and will support whulever nominee may head the ticket, buU during these times of unrest brought on by blunodrs of partisans in both pnrties, but largely by malcontents who look to personal aggrandisement ratbT than, the public welfare, I feel personally that President Taft.j who has tbe courage of bis con vie-1 lions, and whose least conct-rn hat, ever been bla own political advance ment. Is entitled te another term. "I am net writing this in a spirit of one who wishes to dictate to tbe people of Nevada, but one who is thoroughly convinced of the Jus tice that to due Mr. Taft, and wblcb I believe tho American people will see accorded blm at the national convention, and at tbe polls lu No vember nert- "I have always been an admirer of Mr. Roosevelt, and hold the highest regard for blm, but at the present time we need someone who is willing to meet conditions sh they are. regardless of personal ambition. I naturally favor President Taft", Uw provides that "in case th voter Monday afternoon upon tbe person ..JU..- vllile.l eartv In of W. J. Harden. Tbe case was f t- to the Ploch Assay office where re turns ct .boat S7S per ton to gold, liver and lead waa shows by tb assayer' certlflcat. th manner abov provided and rot- before a Jury an da veroicj e tor candldata for nomination of scquiiuu renurwiu. tbe of mHHmI Mrtv than ill www vj..... r -j . , . , a . th one dealgnated. shall be dlsre 4 bare A. B. Naptna soap, trdeTto tolJuVt" Formple: new line of furniture U com- f a voter designates the Republics strawberries. CONTRACT LET TO SINK SHAFT AT LOUISE MINE Snyder and Kmpey have been swar ed a contract to sink tbe shaft at the Virginia Louise mine an addl tlonnl M feet, which will carry it to the 150-foot point. Tbe contract ors ore now at work. bsW.iium-tei for rai'lufc and train lu.t guu tbr.roi.'gibied bcrses. This via bring an army of workmen and atieudunts, as well aa- several tboubaiid lovers of th sport (Ton aU over tbe world, to remain her un til tho weather will permit of open ing th season farther north. . Juaret, Mexico, is at present th winter training quarters of this cir cuit, and owing to many ; disadvant ages which arise on account of, th location, the managers desire ' to estubllsh headquarters elsewhere. "La Vegas bus been ' under eonslderaUea for sometime as tbe 'Ideal location tor such an enterprise, and '; Mayor Buol, while la Loa Angeles, ha sue civded In making the necessary . ar rangements to bring the matter about. At present the circuit . . oosaprto Butte, Montana; Allen, Idaho: Spo kane, Wash.; and Salt Lake City. Utah, w ith Junreg as winter quarters. ' It Is now proposed, to winter In this city, wJ.h a UOdny meet to fill In the time' when It Is Impossible to race further north Las Vess Age. mv m . NEWS ITEMS FROM HIGH SCHOOL TOWN )p:lsl Correspondence PANACA. Nev.i April 19 Th stud ents of tho high : st-buol will observe Arbor tiny by planting tree - and going for a picnic out In the coun- On April 2th, the school . wUl bavo i xerclnes for the dedication of the high school building. W - ex pect to have with us on tbat occas- toa, Deputy Sup'l Bloasdale of l.us Vegus; Dr. Smith of. Calient; and ntbera ,. Uon't miss seeing ' the- comedy a lltled: "The Ureal Uabrall. Co." wblcb Is to be given on the even ing of tbe 26th lust. , . ' The bidles' FeiM-to Horas club entertained on tbe evening . oil the I, lb list at tb boms of Mrs. O. W. Milts. ... ' The f:trm'ng cperullons around Pa- naca have become very active and slgus of seed planting are seen up-, m veiy side. . ..,", Mrs. Oeorge lllcks has goo ; to Bait iJike on a business and pbsas- uie til p. Miss Amy ' Culverwell-: haa ha visiting tbe high school tb . . past few days. . Mr. and Mrs. Win. Mathews J r.. have returned from Salt Lak where Mrs. Mathews .bus been taking med ical treatment. . : , .... Tho Voung Mens' Mutual associa tion held Its last session Tuesday evening. Tb work of the; - organis ation this year : has been .. . decid ed success. Mr. and Mrs. John .A. Lylle were visiting relatives In the elty- this week. Mr. Luke Sypbus has keen on the sick list for th past two week. Tbe student ot tb high school will give a dance following tb ren dition of the comedy on th 26th Inst. The school board, bishopric and city ball trustees are going to fence the square upon which all tbe pub lic buildings stand. 8. PERKINS Cemplst Assessment Werk Mark Cburlch ha completed the assessment work on a group of claims ln Slaughterhouse canyon.