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.XT iverslty 4 , . PIOCH6, PICK OF THE WEST V-Thl" RECORD, LEADS I LINCOLN i ;V " 1 PIOCHE, NEVADA, SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1912. ESTABLISHED SEP'T 17, 1870. , VOULME XLI; NUMBER 37. '!- RECORD UMmMmammmmMmmiMmttmmmmm-wmmMTrimmmnmm- mvKrwnmnm- "imT-irrin-ift nrwn iniaiTirrrMiTii-M mm.mmammmmmmmmm is Jury Fi TWO TRUE BILLS AGAINST THI CO. Lincoln Ms of the Accused Fixed at $5,503 WHicn Was Promptly Given , Friends Come ta Rgscjs anil Raise Saa 'Niscessary to Re-emte Coty anl State-DeforM to PSeaa Monday Kornnig. Henri l.ee, Foreman , C. L.tAlqulst 'L Lytle ,'. E. Khn , Milton Dameron Henry Hammond David Francis 6. K. Whitney A. A. Nebekar H. W. Turner E. J. Deck ; James E. Price William H. PitU George W. Baker Jost-ph Ccnway F. i trick H. Sbeahan Lrmond Weo OFFICIAL. BONDSMEN Fi" NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL J The result cf the deliberations o the above naml citizens of thb county, sitting as grand Juror lmv boon awaited with keen inter' st f ) the reascu that ihc sheriff of Liu enln c-ouutv had been accusid o. embezzling atate and county funds ;" The other eases which bad awaited action by tho grand Jury were of lulu or Importance: aa compared to thle one. because of the prominence , of the accused la official and political circles. TYf .rn.te ot tLir eherlff , too " mo tive interest In his behalf, making good to the atate and county every -- t4ac. of. tho alleged ehortase am ountingaccording to the report of pedal auditor H. E. Freudeuthal, to J3.024.13. . Borne of the sheriff's friends as serted that In view of the fact that tha money had pew returned, that the grand Jury mlghf deal leniently byt not returning blUa against the accused. The jurors, however, ev (MlJiy wore of the opinion that fl crime had been committed and that the mere making good of tho short ami did not reduce the enormity of the offense .charged. Hence the - Jury returned two Ind let uu tits has ed on the alleged state and county shortages. Judge Somers fixed the bouds of the indicted shirlff at $3,000 In th state case and $2,500 In the county ".case. On the former, Joo Powers and J. A. NeBblit were accented a sureties; while on the latter, Joe Powers, T. O. fiuekworth and W. -VI ' Christian were acc'eptlble. WILL, PLEAD NEXT MONDAY The sheriff was arraigned iant ev ening and his attorney, Chas. Lee Horsey, asked that bis client be gtv en until Monday morning to enter ' his plea" At tbRt tiim tho defend i aut will plead not guilty, nnd when j the caBe wlU pe.aet for trial. , Indications, are that the .trial ', of the Smith casts wlil he replete with sensations and which, to friends of Rmtili declare, will not be altogeth er damaging to . the defendant On the other hand, the prosMution.ro.st8 confident that the. state has a strong case and that tli,- trial will result In a conviction. District Attorney McNuraee will be assisted by a representative of At torney Ceneral Baker. It became generally known yesterday that a member of the state police force has been In the city for the past week taking observations of the situation. In addition to thf two Indictme' i against Sheriff Smith, true bills were found agalnpt Harry F. Thom as, Albert Woodff rd, David L. Rich ard and L. L. DegocTbe, for burglary, alleged to have been committed at Calient A'so aeainst Henry Jones, charged with attempting to wreck , Tho latest move in tne Smith ca el is lu the sliape of notices filed j vith county c-etk tiarrison last .light ly F.. K Thompson and John G. Brown fcervlug notice upon me sher.gf and members of the board ol county commissioners of their with-. .iruwal from the official bond nf Shot ) .t: Smith. . : This action ou the part of TUouip 4,,n uuil itv.iwn imlpHH the sucl'lfr jnxtucefi-.nea; sureties has tho e- t creating a vacancy In tho aher-1 iff a office in w.hieh event It WlU V aet'ome the duty of the " commission I . ers to appeiiti a successor. It ha; Been understood however,, that iff Smith's Intention was ills realultion with the couui uiliisiuuers when the latKf meet reguttr sresia.. ,next Monday, he Saving deoldcd not -to awit tin nit coma of the criminal charges unv. ; liending before severing his cbnnec-; tlon officially with the county. . It Is suid tliat there is likely . to be a number of Hpi.lici.iits for th up polntmeut for the unexpired term; lM'mr tiiew Mug Il.-R.-Fre.dnlMiI.' luke JohnKin, Frank Walker and E B. Fuller. rzi. , .rrv:tyy UnmA Dim Pnnnor r :-&;4 iluiTtu KUn buppGi STRiKES HIGH GRABL COPPER ORE; ; Rftinn M 8HERIFF 0. H. SMITH i it oa ... meet lull i V 4,5 U3 ,5 V W Fm ..-8 I ttiilti-k 1 1' FREUOENTHAL APPOINTED 1 ELISOR BY SOMERS mm lite Si ir - r liy u,e tiunuor tor lici:;iiiii.s i,suuei c-y of t'ie for the uuutit of April is cnlci-cu airutoi, H. K. In ti.i? blifiil't" liconee book thv adiiris-'eu to ihc board name, amota.Uiis to J-iM.Tii; but On account of tin- .wiullnij in tlio district court asnliist hcriff O. II. Smith, on npplluittoii f nutrlit Attuinry McNnmee, II. E. li'rmileatluti wns last Jlotn'ny i, lol.ited elisor by .ludce Somers. Mr. I-Vouu, athal will serve until tho Smith cases are finally, (llspo-eii il. Ttio duties i,f the elisor will lie to perform all fuuttiona of the ilniil'f whenever eases aritio where Jin lutter Is deemed dleqitullfled to act. Tli.' following' ia i ieii.it oi' the hiicei.il ! rt.tui ulhttl. of coniiiy coniiuiUHloiicrs wUIcIi wmh n.-jioiltu li tue shciU'f in his uioiith prr.pKrod after having checked up y rep.irt I'jr April us t4TU.7o this dif- uroi-et'diiiun now ! several county officers: fm-ouce 1 ascribe to a clerical or- rursuu'it U) yi:ur request hi mn ror. i'he amount duo tue count. V. liith of May to niuih til.' hooks of the sheriff s et'lli e u. also of your reiueiit to inc'liule the hoiks ot t'ie Mi r county oificeiu, I herewith bcij leavo ta suhinit tho following: " ily txttmiiihtiou dates from Oct. mil, (up to will h ila e the hooks hud be, n audited by myseif) to and including the 23id liny oi May, 11:1J. for tho i In lift's offit- und from Onobcr l:t. mil to May 1st. for the other offices, and in addition (licr.io, ai tue nir.tent of Wm. E. Oir, ci.uuty treaHiirer, tile c.uiuiug (f funds and ihe (heck- iug i.f the bame wiib County Auditor Ciis-.s. Culver wall n.ul Mr. Jo.seiii Ron now, chairii:uii of the board o couu ty (oiumiBHiiiieiH up to the prca em dute; which Klanuient will b icu.id embodied In tnia lepoit (inc. filitiicd iy Mr. (.'has. Cuivtrwell, conn. tj auditor, .Mr. J: s. Kc.nr.ow, mu". of the board of county mi: Lionel's aim myacif. SHKItlKK'S OFFICE O'U-ber ltit. i'.tll, to Xli.y ' ili amount charged tho iff,', office fi r nil licenses (except gradng) and issui d by the couty aud Itor for tho mouths of October, Nov iu.hr and liwiuiber, I I'll, also .;iin naiy ami February, li'l? I civilt ed cot from the stubs and f)unil c'.r. oil. tih.o that Uio aiaoiiiit for Uie. l.iei M-s no lesucd ombnirlug tin fore-.r-iitg stated five nionths wa settled in f til and correct y r?nortti "The iimou: charged the sheriffs cine - by the auditor tor all lict nse. issued by the auditor for the mor.tl cf March 1912, aniiintint to $I2C. ftas reverted to tho bcaid of couu ty cuinuissioiicrs K"t ccllccUd lu tin eetiug cf the county board ,fiffB report for the month of lie tho sum cf $l!..r.C on the cullocliou i-f the liconsm for Hit- month cf April is Ifiti.'i.ou, the litiiit of t.i.uU being tho Khorifi's uo:ni::tb.4ion for the coih ctii n i f the .Unm.es for the mouth of April, 1 i 1 Hcitleineut for tills ainonnt was not made with ilie county treas- in1, r. t ollcctiotis tor Ucemivs toi Uio niolilli of Alay, flfei.rod up to t DISTRICT COURT OPENED HERE LAST MONDAY Tl.o spriuv; term cf tho district court opened last Monday afternoon with Judge J. J. Somers presiding. The first action was the empannel- :ue:u cf the grand Jury, which com pleted its lnl.oi'8 Wednesday niftht, at which time the jurors were dis charged, subject to the call of the court. JUDGEMENT IS ENTERED AGAINST AMAL. MOCHE 1 t,. .ll.,,t.V ......... It. 1 day, tho case cf M. L. Lee vs. Amal gamated Piocli.. Mints & Siiullers corporation was called.. This case Involved mechanics' Hens filed atrium the defendant's proper ty by employes under the Woolley regime, which had been utflgr.ed t) Mr. Lee. . The total amount cf the claims asf-regateu about $15uu, for which Judgement was utertd In favor of the palntiff, together with iMi attorney's fees and costs. HICH SCHOOL TEACHERS ENGAGED FOR NEXT YEAR cU: con. 2j'u sher lie i3ri of May, unit for which Ho- enact, were inueu on in.' . mi oi may luiounieU to 21; co.lec- lons on grazing licdi- fti-ia i r mo Haute pel i'.:ii aniuuuicu $;',in.riu; tlio amount duo on im ported grazing lieenno is les fl1) couittilsslun; tho amount due on LiuiepoiicU fees collected la .22 70, and the amount duo from flu- li.i i J lu Lho bhi-riff by Ike Wan- vlii.i.l aud John Alvuruo who were indt'.ed to tho county jail Is $2iM. ind in addition to the forugolng the sum if $ 3d on a remittance of $o- lent III by Mary Wright of lliko for the Issuance oi a two years mur- houilise ik-ciHe; a 'yearly license .uieii.g bivu lusued on tho 2'llh day if iiay, 1912, running from Jan. 1st. 012 to Jan. 1st, 1913, for ."., said i.iu hli.s t'hawd up to the aiuounl if the Hi e,:.--'f, Usued for Mar month. H1'MM:M;Y SIIIUUFF'S OFHCE Amount doc on March nnuilii, !!. of May. 11U2. amounted to 1. sheriff's commisMlou. on $l,.v'i2 (lll.f'i. .leaving a balance due state of $1,7.0.28. I liuve been Informed id ii r tliit amount was paid to t.ie iWte on the 23rd day of May, 1!M2. The total deficit cf the comity jam! ttato was 3,021.13; the county beini; 5l.272.S5; the stuto being, 41 i 0 Ji; or a total of $3,024.13. ' in dine! 'mining the amount due f i i sing Hci'iiftC; the grazing lic ta.'tf bouK Is not in iiideitce, and uniouius I'i'iioited as colhvted arc based on tin- infotniatlon sup plied by Sin rift O. II. Sinitli, and to vcrnv tho hiimo have compared the iia- ioi r of sheep assessed by the assessor H;.'alnt-:t tlio parties who navis been reported as havir.i; paid tlift lit iizingr tax, and whlc'li scciuk to chock out about rlpht. ' COUNTY CLEHK l f 1 ctioiis from Ot titber l, 1(111, to May I. 1912. "October, 191 1, $40.75; November, I9T1. 8106; December, 1811, $4ri.r0; Jauimrv, 11)12, $70.75; February. 1912 4 7 i, March, ltd 2 . $72; April, 1912, $39 fiO. Total, $8.25. ' Sotilemejit In full for the fnreniv mg it mount'' of Jilts. 25 has been made Willi the county treasurer monthly." ..SSKSSOR'S OFFICE , ., F t'ouv October 1st, 1911, to May 1st, 1912; 1- Collectlons "Oitohr'T,' 1011," " $2, U97; Novombir, 1911, 287.8B Uec- i tuber l!i 11, January and February, I9i2. no collections; March, 1912. $ul Vprtr-1312r"$T,CS.i.tiK Toiul.'f4,08t.n Ueiiliiiuent lii full lor the foregoing niuouiits litis been untile with . the eouiiiy U'cHsurir nintitJily. RUCOIllil'S OFFICE ' ' Ci'llectlous from October lnt, 1911, to May 1st 1912:' "October, 1911, $lu3.ri; November, 1911, $li,0.45; Docember, 1911, $1S9. 1:,; .laniuii'y,, 1912, $171.30; FeliruatVi 1912, ills2.r)(); March, 1912. $.107.90; Au ci', I'.tl2, ?22.1.70. Total, $1,3(12.45. Sit tleim nl in full for the fon'solua amount have been made monthly with lie c maty treasurer." 1HSTK1CT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE V. 'Ilei (ions from Oct. iHt, 1911, to May Is!, 1912: Total amount oi col lect I 'tis, $.".00, which has been paid to lOimty treasurer. Al'DlTOK'S OFFICE 1 ruin Oct. lht, 1911, to May 1st, 1012: "I have cluvkod all the war rants drawn by tho auditor for Uie period above mentioned, as well u-. erouits of ail apportionments en ter. 1 and find the name correct, atni that the amount as reported by him as being in the different funds on the first day of May, 1912, is cor rect." t'OINTY TREASI'IIKH 1 rotu Oct. 1st, 1911, to May 1st, 1912: - "i have checked all receipts and i l disbursements of tho treasurer's ol'Leo fjr the period above named and find litem to be correct and to correspond with tiie auditor's books ah to the condition of the various tun la and tho amount of money on hand, and In addition hereto you will find a verification as to tlio on . 4i- .Ii.W.' .. Bristol The Home Hun mine at ins come to tho front again UbJa week 'with another strike to Its credit and if developments such as . uia been made in the past few weeks .-on 1 1, uie there Is likely to bo a Stampede toward llrlstol unit a goo- erul rovivul of mining activity . lu thai section. Lust Thursday, William H. Pitts ml W. M. Christian visited the Home Ituu property ay4T from the , formir The Record has learned that a snoot of high grade ore waa brok eu Into which Is identical In charac ter to Uiut extracted from the Gip- mine several years ago by Lloyd, Cook and Christian and who obtain ed $t.o,000 in less than four months from tin sale of 2300 tons of ore shipped to tlio Salt Lake market.. Mr. Christian believes that the Home Hun company has encount ered tho CUpsy ore channel and ev- . ldnuco of this can be found on the surface where the outcrop can he traced all the way from the Home Hun to the Clpsy shafts which are approximately 2.000 feet apart. In this connection It is well to state that the Home Run group Ilea adjacent to the Great Eastern claim if the Gipsy.. , Mr .Pitts states that when at the mlno Thursday the new shoot had been followed on Its atrlke for eight feet alujj opened on tlio dip for five feet, with tho face snow ing, a full breast of ore, which It la claimed will average 29 per cent .cyunj-junt.3u4imv.4iv.i--m.o- ..trliej wiu made' cn the 40-foot lev- . A mid a eroHS-eut will bo run from the 90 foot level to Intercept the ore body.' ' ' -.. '"-! Tlie bin nt lho mine has been fill-, d with ore and teams are imw haul ing the product to Jack Rairbtfl for shipment by rail to the smelters. Mr. Parker Promotd Harry Parker has been promoted to the position of superintendent of the Piitice Con. mine, tiucceed lug the late William Lloyd. Mr. Par ker tame to tlio Prince company front Dinghum, U tali , several weeks ago ami Is regarded as being one .f the most competent mine managers ill tlio west, FREE CON. ROAD 14; Aiuoitft due on April month, om id: May month to .May 2"ril l;en- actual amount that should be .-t a in iMl.i,",ltnn m fw lilvi I0n Prnf I Mttm ' emnloved nrWI- cjuniy on ti e ciiiccuoii iu in..- March IMi r,n aTIm for.. Cnlouta, P,wn I IM"" IB ..-.'it.-I as comuiission lu mo ducuh " tlu collet 1cji if licensed The am ount reported by the sheriff ae collected on glazing license v.at $j2u, leaving the cnmmiRflcn or Utah, as teacher ot English and j laiiRUMjie and Mr. Reber of Idaho, j as leather of science and history, j it is exptcted that a normal t- aeh- :ral .Un;f. $210; lc:m six per :e!,t. com., $12 00; $197.40; llenrie 3re3., crazing license, $20V); less! JO percent, com., 61.90; $217.(10. v 1. nreport-d Ot tlir Bi'oA, Brazing Ic'ense. $200; lae 20 per cent com., 10; $100. Hues: Ike Bl.r.ithard, ?lou 'obn Ahavdo, $100; $200. Fees: Salt Lake Brcwliis Co., vs. X C. Lund, $17.C0; Metidha Neva- la vs. J. E. Wheel' r, 5.f.O; $22.70. From Mary Wright, $0; less one mice. llciKse Issued for $30, S3U. May SSrd, 1912, total nmotrnt to oe aeootmted f"r $2,009.70 suit m u.tlt Ka omnlnvfij lotnr Q(,if that the latter will have charge of tbehla.mo"nt ,lue sl,trift 19 .f commercial department. a nftaaimtva, train nn tha Q. 1, T alro j . , -' I ... , . .lea vine $120 due tho county; th' n'tuie, aim aaiusi nusan .ione, i commercial ueparmirm. , - - .i.h ......t. -,,., - . - t. v... Kn ' amount of fees reported as collect . . , . .k- jj ed was $15.50: the total amount of iy wen imiii wiia mieni 10 commit ooa-as principal oi ui a'u' ovuwia ; lly harm. The latter, waa arraign- of Panaca. ed yesterday morning and entered . m '" plea cf not guilty. Thomas has DisHet Court Order .i.. nn.c,i Th. a.'. The suit cf M. R. Evans vs. Cclttm. fendanta will prooably be arraigned bus Pioche Mining Co.. on motion, t with the county easurer. today. has been passed tor tne term. all collections less oommlfalons dur the county for the month of March amounted to $74094; r.etrle ment for this amount wn b not male "The amount charged the pWff The rnglneerliig departmout of the I'rliico Con. railroad reports that tho jradlim of tho new road will be completed today aud that the rails uro laid a considerable dis tance beyond the Ptochu Metals com pany's mine, leaving between three and four miles of track yet to be laid to reach the Prince mine. This being the case, It la reason, ably certain that by June 10th at the latest, the construction train will be run through to the big producer ov- ier thi! Ely range, 'l ie. completion of the Prince line I Is Icing awaited with keen Interest i in can iitae ana il is uuiiwhiuh jthai an excursion will be run to f'loche from the Utah capital ,: on 1912, $.27,2 .0.84 Mav 1st, 1912, as per port on funds, $27,230.03. The f'-rciico of $26.61 Is due to two war rans, No. 1413 fir $11; and No. 1414 drawn by. the auditor in the month of April and not presented fer pny mei.t until the sixth cf May at the treasurer's office. May 1st, 1912, cash on hand, $27,2r.6.M; May 1st to May 2fith, Inclusive, receipts, $30, OIS.56. Total, $:7,275.JO. May 1st to ban 1 this- date (May 271 amount that Is on hand. t linnii. Mav 1st ' amount In all funds, j1"" ' ' " auditor's re-i-OK' 11 spise. tue ioiuuiuioiai nuu (1lf. or Han i.ane ana tne esau luaae oiocs & Mining exchange, it la aaid, are taking an active interest to that the function Is made a big suc cess. An elaborate program will be arranged as soon as tlio data of tha -cel. btaiion Is definitely fixed. Challenge To Pioche , Archie Connors and Vic . Austin are in from Geyser today. They say a.ay .-u,, " " .May 20tit. inclusive, oiHuu.se.ueui-, ... . aood ball tea- 3j. uviicii, fi,iia.oj. ti'a.ti. may i'jin, iai, emu The each cn hand Is ropreflorited In . ?r.3,992.73." 548S.8S general Hot use money. and! Rcepeetfulhr iihmltted. '312 erasing license money. " TI. E. FTtEl'DENTHAI., "The amount cf money on hand Special Auditor. amounting to $795.85, together with, the aD'otint of the deficit of $1,275.-; pre Destroys Cabin 5, moking a total cf $2,009.70; was . A flre nMf the prince mne ye. I sors at Geyser who are anxious to j play a Pioche nine here on July 4th, and offer a challenge. terday afternoon destroyed a cabin, oald to Wm. E. Orr, eouuty treasur- .... nn.J Vnu 1 1 1 ) ,, Ir ' ; linnnr occupied by William Dow and anoth'r defendant Is Lulu May Lowell, licences from Jan. 1st, 1912, to the ' miner, together with the contents. Divorce Suit Filed. A divorce suit was filed In ' office of t'-ie clerk of the district court! thle week, the plnlntlf In tha action be Irg Ira W. Lowell of Callente. The Des ertion and cruelty Is charged.