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IRRIGATION iNinety-first to
Return March 1
The Ninety-first, or "Wild West dl.
vision." United State expeditionary
Joe Poweri returned Wednesday
from a few days' hunting trip.
W. H. Pitts will co to Salt Lake
In compliance with the request of !" mny ", D
Mayor Wltcher that a mass meeting
be held Sunday afternoon at the city
hall for the purpose of forming an
organisation to aid In securing feder
al aid to reclaim groundwater lands'
In eastern Nevada, a large number of
people were present and a temporary
organization formed, says the Ely
- At an adjourned meeting held
Monday evening, which was well at
tended. It was decided to form a per.
manent organization to be known as
the Eastern Nevada Reclamation As
sociation, and the following officers
were elected: A. B. Wltcher, presi
dent; W. A. Leonard, vice-president;
Thomas A. Bath, treasurer; O. S.
Hoag, secretary. A committee on
finance was appointed by the presi
dent as follows: D. C. McDonald,
John Gallagher and S. C. Patrick. A
committee on organization and by
laws was also appointed as follows:
O. S. Hoag, C. A. Eddy and D. C. Mc.
After some discussion It was de
cided to admit members from all sec
tions of eastern Nevada, as it was the
idea to make the association repre
sentative of the entire eastern section
of the state rather than to confine
the work of reclamation to the val
leys of White Pine county. The
membership fee was fixed for the
year at $10, and It was the sense of
the meeting that there would be no
After considerable discussion by
those present it was decided to send
a representative of the association to
Washington In the near future, In
order to call the personal attention
of Secretary Lane to the importance
of the groundwater lands of eastern
Nevada, in order that he might be
come familiar with this class of land
resources and make provision in the
bill which he Is now drafting for
their reclamation on the same gen
eral terms as the lands of irrigation
and swamp drainage projects. It will
also be the privilege of the committee
to point out to Secretary Lane the
fact that under this plan there will
be several hundred thousand acres of
land available for reclamation within
a very short time, while under the
.other proposed plans the land would
not be available for several years. -C.
W. Riddell of the United States
geological department was present at
the meeting and In addition to the
address which he delivered before
the association Hunaay tofteinocu,
said that in his opinion Snake, Spring
and Newark valleys In White Pine
county also furnished splendid fields
for the development of groundwaters
for irrigating purposes. He also said
that Butte and Clover valleys in Elko
county were most favorably consid
ered by the geological department
for such enterprises, and that from
general report he had reason to be
lieve that the field could also be ex
tended to the lower White river val
ley in Nye county, and to the upper
portion of Railroad valley, where
groundwater was demonstrated in a
number of wells some years ago when
drilling was done for potash. It is
also known among local people that
perhaps Lake valley, in Lincoln coun
ty presents the most favorable field
of all valleys In this section for this
particular class of work, and it is
also, probable that many thousands of
acres of land could be reclaimed by
the same method in Cave valley, also
In Lincoln county, and it was for
these reasons that the association de
elded to extend its field of endeavor
beyond the confines of White Pine
county. It will therefore be the ob
ject of the association to secure ap
propriations for all valleys in eastern
Nevada where the possibilities of se
curing groundwaters are probable
and have been recommended by the
geological survey.
leen designated for return, with the
date for embarkation set as March 1,
according to word conveyed In a let
ter from Major General William H.
Johnston, in. command of the divis
ion. .
General Johnston's letter also tells
of an Inspection of the division by
general Pershing, lu which he per
sonally presented the tongiessional
medal of honor to two sergeants and
nearly eighty distinguished service
crosses to officers and men for ex
traordinary heroism.
O. R. Nation, formerlv editor of
the Record, is In Pioche this week on
outness. .
H. C. Henderson. Ploche'a onlv
druggist, will leave tomorrow for Ims
Angeles, where he will take a vaea-
tlon of tvo or three wnota
District Court
Meets Thursday
A session of the district court will
be held in Pioche beginning next
Thursday, Judge McFadden of White
Pine county presiding in the absence
of Judge Orr. i
The most important matter to
come before the court will be the
case against Joe Oseletto, who Is
charged with assault with attempt to
kill on the person of .Giovanni Oll
vero Aug. 15 last. P. R. McNamee
Is attorney for the defendant.
" The court will consider the appll
cation of (Catherine Kuchenmeister
for guardianship in Nevada over the
estate and person ofFrank Kuchen
melster, minor. The estate Is valued
at $3,500 and Mrs. Kuchenmeister is
now administrator for Utah.
J. P. Roeder and Mrs. Maggie Nes
bltt, as administrators of the estate
of J. A. Nesbitt, have applied to the
court for an order confirming trans
fer of Pioche property to William
Mitchell Sr.
Evans After the
Smelter Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Culvetuell
went to Caliente Sundav to attend
the funeral of Mr. Culverwell's moth
er, Mrs. Eliza A. Culverwell. -
C. E. Stephens, manaeer of tie
Sharp Land and Cattle Company, was
riocne visitor. Tuesday from the
company's headquarters at Sharp.
Ray Cole' has received his dls
charg from the service and returned
to Pioche. Mr. Cole was acconma-
nied by bis wife and her father, Mr
Prank A. Thompson, who orlor to
ins entrance Into the army was for
some time Interested in mining In
this district, has been discharged
irom tne service and returned to PI
oche to reside permanently.
While living at Osceola, In the
eastern part of White Pine county,
ror over thirty years, J. C. Marriott
this week paid his first visit to Pi
oche. Mr. Marriott is an extensive
stockraiser and merchant of the bor
der town, and also dabbles in placer
mining in his spare time.
Pioche Rifle Club
Being Organized
Born. Prldar. Feh 11 t m. ..j
Mrs. Carter Humes, a son.
Monte Connor wa hm rrnnt Qalt
Lake the first of the week for a hn.f
visit with his mother.
James Hulse. old-tlniA pinh
miner. Is uttering from an inlurerf
eye received while using a pick. He
empioyea uy John it. Cook.
Rev. Percival 8. Snilthe of v..
gas held religious services in Pioche
wi sunaay. in the evening he de-liverp-1
an eloouent add
riue au work of Theodora Roosevelt.
J. L. and .H. L. 8ha?p of Alamo
have made application to State En
gineer beymour Case for permission
to pipe water from Reservoirs Nn
1 and 2 at Sheep Mountain Dry lake
for stock watering purposes.
Stlndt & Donohue have secured an
extension of their lease In the Har
ney group for a period of one year
after the expiration of the original
lease. They have a car of ore on the
dump awaiting teams to transport it
to the railroad.
Caliente Notes
and Personals
Mrs. W. C. Kusaey returned Sun
day night from Lynndyl, Utah.
James Love, engineer on the Pl
ocho branch, baa been confined to bis
home several days ty lckne.
Mr. A. Mllsap and Mrs. A. Wilkes
left Sunday night for a short visit to
Los Angeles.
Mrs. C. I. Himstreet returned Sun
day night from Salt Lake.
Dana Conoway was an arrival last
week from Wyoming, where ha ml
his home prior to entering the ser
vice shortly after the outbreak of the
war. He was recently hrnurably dla-
ciargea at la rap UWM
Rumel Walker of Pioche la visit
ing his father. Prank Walker. In Cal.
H. E. Preudenthal left Tuesday for.
Bouho, Ariz., to remaiu a week on
mining -matters in connection with
Uie Providence Mines and Commer
cial Company, a bankrupt corpora
tion having holdings In Arizona as
well as in Nevada. Mr. Freudenthal
is the trustee.
Mrs. w. W. 8mlth made a short
trio to salt Lake this week.
,W. G. Hunter of Salt Lake, suner
Intendent of agencies of the Kansas
City Life Insurance Company, made
a trip to Caliente this week to settle
some clulms. and while here wrote
policies ro the extent of $75,000.
Mrs. H. W. Underbill spent the
week in Mllford.
The San Francisco Federal Reserve
bank advises the Bank of Pioche
that they are unable to deliver Liber
ty Loan bonds of the fourth series
in the smaller denominations. Sub
scribers for this iHsue in the S50 and
$100 amounts will have to wait until
a new supply can be had from Wash
Of the 12,228 Nevadans who reg
istered for the selective draft on June
6, 1917, the number of inductions
- into the service was 2,871 whites and
21 colored. The, total number of
men of the first registration to en
list was 963. These figures are
shown by a table prepared by Adjt.
. Gen. Sullivan for submission to the
war department.
The number of men to register for
service in August and June, 1918
was 725. Of this number 204 whites
' and two colored were inducted and
.. twenty-nine enlisted.
On September 12,. 1918, there
were 17,772 who registered for the
draft. . Of the class of 19 to 36 years
of age there were 82 inductions and
' (8 enlistments.
Of the class of June 5, 1917, de
ferred classification was granted to
2,428 non-enemy aliens and to 512
: enemy aliens. Of the class of June
. 6, 1918, 191 aliens were exempted
, from service; 1,676 between the ages
of 19 and 36 years were exempted
on that ground and of the 18-year-old
class 69.
The adjutant general's record
. shows that of the total number of
' ' registrants in Nevada 1,914 remain
' available for service; 58 of the 1917
claaa, 47 of the June, 1918, class;
1,695 from 19 to 36, and 114 of the
18-year-old class.
Charles R. Evans, congressman-
elect, is on the way to Washington
He has blood In bis eye and hair on
his teeth. He Is from the wild and
woolly west and goes to his new lob
sided with the minority. Mr. Evans
nevertheless, expects to be able to do
something which previous re pre sen
uuives from the mining stater have
confessed they were unable to do.
One of these is to find out why the
smelters can take or reject offerings
rrom the miner and why a miner is
virtually barred from erecting any
sort of a smelting plant on his prop
erty, says the Tonopah Bonanza.
"I may not succeed," said the new
Congressman, "but I am going to be
heard, and if there is any way to se
cure redress I am going to get it. In
the first place, I want to find out why
the Western Ore Purchasing Com
pany, representing the smelter trust,,
will not accept copper matte from the
Wall Street mine at Lunlng. We
would be operating that property to
day, using Coaldale coal and bringing
out an industrial expansion that
would be beneficial to all classes of
labor. We found that by installing a
reverbatory furnace and using Coal
dale coal,' which Is better suited for
the purpose than any other fuel, we
could produce a' copper matte at a
profit. While we were arranging for
the furnace we were advised by the
Western Ore Purchasing Company
that we might as well quit since that
company would not buy the matte
and would offer no encouragement
unless -the ores from the Wall Street
went to the smelter. I want to know
why there Is no market for copper
matte .and I am going to find out.
. "This is the same game they
worked with the Thompson smelter
trust and was allowed to reopen with
the consent of that Interest. They
are about to close on the first oi
March, -having received orders . to
that effect, so the copper producers
of western Nevada will suffer a seri
ous Betback. When one set Of men
can dictate to an Important Interest
like the mining industry there must
be something wrong at the bottom of
the whole business. I have been
reading the Congressional Record
and find that the men who are sup
posed to be looking after the peo
pie's interests don't get anywhere.
They start something and quit.
"I would like to represent Nevada
on the irrigation committee, but do
not know if I can get on that com
mittee, Nevada is the greatest arid
state In the Union and should be
represented." ,
Preliminary steps were taken at a
meeting Wednesday evening in the
office of A. L. Scott toward the or
ganization of a rifle club. It Is the
desire of those attending the meeting
to organize a club of between fifteen
and t,wenty-five members and apply
to the government for the Issuance
of free arms and paraphernalia nec
essary for indoor and outdoor shoot
ing. When a few more members art
secured an application will be ton-
warded to the National Rifle Assc
clation for membership in that or-
gpnizatlon.,,, It is .the intention toJ
ittKe me younger men or Pioche into
the association that they may 1m en
abled to prepare themselves for any
eventuality that may occur in this
country at any time in the future.
Anyone wishing to Join the club
may make application to A. L. Scott,
W. H. Pitts or M, L. Lee.
This week's Saturday night dance
at inompson's opera house has been
turned over to the Rebekah lodge.
A large attendance of friends of the
lodge is anticipated from Prince and
other outside points. Tickets are $1
per couple and extra ladies 25 cents
Refreshments will be served In the
hall at 11-o'clock.
Alamo has a vice-president of the
Southern Nevada Cattle Owners' as
sociation in the person of C. W. Love,
who was elected at the first annuil
meeting of the association in Tono-
pah last week. Other officers of the
association elected at thid meeting
are J. B. Humphrey of Goldfield
president; Ira Murdoek TOt Goldfield
treasurer; C. Curley, secretary.
Eliza Culwerwell v
Pioneer Resident
Last Wednesday the Delmue broth
ers shipped four cars of range cattle
to Los Angeles. This shipment was
composed of Inferior grades and is
classed as "canners." Those making
up the shipment besides the Delmue
brothers were John Francis of Spring
Valley, W. A. Hollinger of Ursine. J
R. Welland of Pioche, John Ham
mond of Ursine and Edwin Lytle of
Saowfall Now Ample for All Stock
Wednesday night and Thursday Pi.
oche was again visited by a heavy
snowstorm. Enough snow has now
fallen to insure plenty of water and
feed next summer for all stock in
this section and an danger of a
drouth this year is past. .
Organize Commercial Club at Mllford
The business men of Milford, Utah,
met at the Milford Stale bank and
organized the Milford Commercial
Club, with 175 charter members. The
officers elected were: R. J. Pearson,
president; C. C. Sloan, vice -presl
dent; E. B. Jorgenson, secretary;
Ben C. Clinton, treasurer; D. E. Hur
ley, W. J. Burns and H. E. Nebecker,
additional directors.
RUGS Save your old clothing;
have It woven Into rugs and couch
covers; elaborate and artistic designs
with colors blending. Send self-addressed
envelope and get correct in
formation how to prepare materials
and in a quick way. Dyeing furnished
if desired. ELIZABETH BLAIR, St.
George, Utah.
Marriage Licenses in Lincoln County
Twenty-three llncenses to marry
were issued in Lincoln county during
the year 1918. -
Mrs. E. A. Culverwell, for many
years a resident of Lincoln county,
died in Los Angeles. Friday, Feb. 14,
after a long illness. Brlght's disease
was the immediate cause of death.
Mrs. Culverwell was born In Og
den.Utah, fifty-nine years ago. and
at the age of 2 years came with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Langford,
to Panaca. There she grew to voune
womanhood, attending the nubile
school there. Upon her marriage
sue moved to Pioche, and later to
Culverwell's ranch, which is now
Caliente. Living as she did in Cali
ente from the time of Its very beein-
ning, she was known to practically
everyone in Lincoln county. At vari
ous times during the lively periods lu
different camps she was interested in
the hotel business in Fay, Delamar
ana uoianeid.
Because of her skill in nursing and
a willingness to help those In need of
her services, It was often said of
Mrs. Culverwell that she was "the
best doctor in Lincoln county." The
trees in Culverwell grove, the site of
the old farmhouse, planted by her
wnen a young woman, will stand as
a lasting memorial to one of Call
ente'g pioneers. - -
The remains were brought to Call
ente on Sunday's train and the fuer.
al conducted here Monday afternoon
Services .were held in Warren's hall,
itev. percival S. Smithe of the Epis
copal church officiating. A.cholr
consisting of Mrs. E. N. Mitchell,
Mrs. j. west smith, Misses Edna Mil
sap, Ruth Spotts and Blanche Jeffs
and George G. Riding sang the hymns
"By and Bye," "Is It True?" and
"Your Best Friend Is Always Near
' The casket was completely covered
by beautiful floral pieces, the offer
ings of friends and relatives.
Mrs. Culverwell leaves to mourn
her loss two daughters, Mrs. George
E. Cox of Hanover, N. M.. and Miss
Amy Culverwell of Caliente, both of
whom were with her at the end; two
sons, County Treasurer Charles Cul
verwell of Pioche and Sheriff Wil
Ham Culverwell of Caliente; four
brothers, W. J. Langford of Caliente
Harvey Langford of Price. Utah
Hunt Langford of Summit, Utah, and
Jen Langford of Douglas. Ariz.
seven grandchildren, Virginia Cul
verwell of Caliente, Byron Forbes of
tne army, Gordon Forbes of -Seattle,
Vivian Forbes of Hanover, N. M.
Mrs. D. W. Blckle of Hanover. N. M
Georgia Cox of Los Angeles, Louise
uuiverweu or ' caliente, and two
great-grandchildren, George Webster
uicKie and Gordon Forbes Jr.
A letter from J. C. Carson, who is
in the lumber business and ranching
at Yachats. Ore., says he is meeting
with good financial success, his spe
cialty being thoroughbred shorthorn
cattle. Mr. Carson formerly livei'
with his parents on a ranch twelve
miles south of Caliente. He was born
and reared in the Clover valley and
left this section about ten years ago
to make a new home in Oregon. He
says he "longs to get back to dear old
Lincoln county."
Subscribe for THE RECORD.
Rev. Percival S. Smltii- of Las Ve
gas held memorial services for
Roosevelt in the schoolhouse Monday
Last Saturday night while showing
the picture, "The. Manx Man," Burt
and Denton noticed llm. the machine
was not working properly, ant called
the show off. Upon examination It
was found that the Ford used to run
the picture had a tank partly filled
witn water. Accordingly a free ex
hibition of the picture was given
Monday night.
::es o r:i::i::3
How to develop the bunas rela
tionship between the million men
now engaged in mining la the United
7w . . " P't interests of
the industry was the first and most
striking subject to some before the
American Institute of Mining Engl-
"men openea us 1 1 th meet
ing la New fork Monday. Hundreds
of mining engineers, representing
every Important center in the eoua-
vry, are m attendance.
In discussing the need for a closer
human relationship with labor, the
engineers went further than to theo
rise. Durinr the saaalnn thw
modern uses of vocational schools In
mining communities, ways of using
cripples, either discharged soldiers
or civilians who are disabled by ac
cident; the prevention of Illness
among employes in mines, snd ways
of clarifying the problem of the em
ployment or mine labor. The earnest,
neas with which the institute mem
bers approached this indicates the
Important place which they have
given it alone with the highly tech
nical subjects which have a place ok
the program.
The mining engineers went on rec
ord to urge a uniform mining law for
the continent of North America. For"
a long time, it is said, the confusion
in mining laws in Canada and the
United States has led to a dunltca-
tion of effort and has sometimes ere-
ated a barrier to international coop
eration in mining. .A general belief
is prevalent now that a plan can be
devised which will remove wasted ef
fort In the mining world throughout
tne continent.
Horace V. Winchell of Minneapolis
was elected president for the coming
year. Other officers elected were an
follows: Edwin Ludlow of Langford.
Pa,. A. R. Ledoux of New York, vice
presidents; J. V. W. Reynders of New
York, George D. Barron of Rye, N.
Y., Charles P. Rand of New York. '
Louis S. Cates of Ray, Arts., Stanley
a. uaston or Keiiogg, Idaho, directors.
Mr. and Mrs. Nephl Wadsworth
and Lawrence Wadsworth of Panaca
aud Mrs. Frank Walker of Pioche
vfere Caliente vlsltois Monday.
Mrs. C. L. Alquist entertained at a
dinner party Sunday in honor of Mr,
Aiqulst's birthday. After dinner
cards were enjoyed until a late hour.
Mrs. E. N. Mitchell won the watch
and chain. The guests were Mr. and
Mrs. John Jeffs, Mr. and Mrs. George
Jeffs, Mr. and Mrs. C. I. HJmfctreet
and Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Mitchell.
Pioche Ore Shipments for the Week
Ore shipments from Pioche for the
week ending February 10 aggregated
i.7uu tons, as follows:
Prince Consolidated ......... 1.S00
Virginia-Louise , 40V
Industries Review
Throughout State
The Lincoln county drive for $750
for relief in the near east is making
slow progress. The time limit has
been extended and It Is hoped by the
committee In charge that subscrip
tions will flow In more rapid'y in the
future. Panaca is the only district
so far that has reached l' quota of
$100. Fay has contributed $4. Clo
ver Valley $16, Groom $25.75 and
Pioche $125. No report has been re
ceived from Caliente, Alamo or Eagle
Valley. A. L. Scott reports that the
committee will continue its work
until the full quota is reached.
Income Taxes
- -
v Are Now Due
Collector of Internal Revenue Jus
tus S. Warden of .San Francisco Is
ptyparing to handle the flood of in
come tax returns and payments that
will reach him betwao'i now and th
close of business Saturday, March 15.
Legal forms will shortly be available.
"File and pay March 15," is the
new slogan of the internal revenue
"Early payment of Income taxes
is of the utmost importance in meet
ing the treasury debts brought about
by the war," Collector Wardell ex
plains. "The new law names March
15 as the first payment date because
there are large obligations outstand
ing In the form of certificates of in
dehtedness that must be met on that
"Every taxpayer who can possibly
do so Is urged to pay his entire tax
when filing his return, on or before
March 15. The installment method
by which one-quarter of the amount
may be paid at that time, followed
bv Quarterly nnvmonfa nn 'Tuna i R
Sept. 16 and Dec. 15. Is intended for
taxpayers whose financing of the tax
at one time would tend to upset. local
nnanciai conditions."
ivery citizen of Lincoln county
must make out a statement, whether
their Income warrants a tax payment
The Nevada Weekly Industrial Re
view for Feb. 17 contains the follow.
Tonopah's output for week ending
Feb. 4 was 7,389 tons, worth $125,-
613. -
Wlnnemucca Quicksilver plant 72
miles south of Battle Mountain In
Jersey valley nearly finished.
Tonopah-DIvlde Extension on Gold
mountain to resume work shortly ;
&u-norsepower hoist and four-drill
compressor ordered.
Jean Perfected process tmntmnnt
for low grade ores making Yellow
rine important aistrjct.
jarortage Elkora mill averaging
100 tons daily with expectations of
doubling capacity.
Mina Copper outnut f.tim nun.
lap mine increased to 20 tons dally.
Tondpah Tonopah Extension ship
ment for second half of January val
ued at i,ouu.
Goldfield Ore assaying 30 ner
cent copper opened in Jumbo Copper
mountain mine.
HilltopRoad conditions allow
continued hauling of ores from Kim-
beriy mines.
Ely Recently completed nlant of
Minerva Tungsten Company obliged
to Close as result of market condi
tions. -:
Wlnnemucca 8ilas Branch work
ing on ledge of free-milling ore ten
feet wide In Barbara canyon.
uoldfleld Goldfield Consolidated
taken over by manager of Cracker
Jack company; extensive develop
ment to follow.
Bellehelen Work resumed by To
nopah Kawlch Mining and Milling
Company, which was closed owing to
labor shortage. -
Gold Circle Assays from new gold
and silver strike running $30 to $360
per ton.
Barcelona Fifty-ton plant to be
delivered to Spanish Brit mine as
soon as weather permits.
Reno Effort being made to se
cure special automobile freight rate
between here and Sacramento.
Reno -Women given 'Jobs as war
time necessity to retain positions.
Tonopah Business resumption by
Nevada uas company expected dur
ing the spring.
Unlonville New mill of Union
vllle Mining Company to be rushed
to completion.
Pioneer Mayflower Company re
ports satisfactory results from devel
Tonopah To expedite develop
ment East Divide puts on another
Yerington It Is rumored Thomp
son smelter to close down March
owing to copper market.
Tonopah Local men . lease Old
Glory mine; will develop extensively
Clemenceau of
France Wounded
TJeorges TTTefflenceau, France's aged
but vigorous premier, was shot and
slightly wounded in Paris Wednes
day morning as he was entering his
automobile for a drive.
Five shots were fired by the assas,
sin and it was at first reported that
the premier had been wounded in the
head. It developed later, however,
that the wounds were In M. Clemen
ceau 'g back and shoulder and be ap
parently Is not dangerously hurt.
The shooting took place at 8:55
o'clock in the morning, as the pre
mier was leaving his house in the
Rue Franklin to go to the war office.
The assassin was an ordinary look
ing man, dressed as a workman.
Five shots were fired, of which on a
took eCect in the premier's shoulder.
The assailant was arrested.
by 0. R. Nation
In the "good old days" it was the
custom of the cow-punchers when in
town to partake of a "dutch" lunch
at Hy Ollnghouse's meat emporium.
Nearby thirst parlors Invariably fur
nished the refreshments In the form
of Schlitz or "Bud." On Wednes
day the Delmue boys and nearly a
dozen cow-punchers were here after
a midwinter roundup. They went to
Hy's as usual for their "chow," but
the best that could be had in the way
of refreshments was. root beer ob
tained at the soda fountain. Think
of washing down an OUnghouse menu
with yeast foam.
What is this cow country coming
to, anyhow?
Salt Luke Metal Settlement Prices
Silver, $1.61; lead, $5; copper
The Sultan is to have fierce com
petition. One hundred Jack Tars
have married Turkish maids.
An exchange says milady's summer
frocks will contain about as much
material as a bath towel. It the
towel in mind is no larger than some
of the California hotel towels we've
been used to our lady friends will not
be seriously en-cumbered with wear
ing apparel.
San Francisco has an automobile
dealer named John Hole. He is so
efficient in the matter of time-saving
that when he signs his name he sim
ply .makes a "J" and punches a hole.
One Pioche Improvement that ap
peals to me Is the new telephone
switchboard. The local tetephone
service threatens to be about as good
as some of the September Issues of
the Record which my old companion
In crime, Al Carman, lambasted to a
fareyou xrell.
Maw that tlia MinnkhAiKila A M
doomed the gaming fraternity of this
town might adopt the Los Angeles
cigar store game of guessing what
the top number on page so and so of
the telephone directory Is, Nearest
guesaer wins the pot.
All we lack Is a telephone direct
orr. , . . . - a
or not.
cathodes), IK.926. f

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