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t4 No. Center St. THE PIOCHE RECORD ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 17, 1870. l'lOCIIE, LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA, FRIDAY MAY 12 1922 VOLUME 25; NUMBER 31 IMPORTANT SESSION THIS WEEK At the regular meeting of the County Commissioners held last Fri day at the County Seat and atteuded i by the full board a number of mat ters of interest rime up for consider- j utiin. A. L. Woodhouse, president and manager of the Dixie Power company appeared before the Boa'd and asked j them to consider his cnipeny in .he1 matter of the proposed utilisation of power mm the lines of hi compn;i, sl.iuld it decide to ei'er Lincoln County. Mr. Woodhou-ie requested I hat ihe ComniiRsioners continue their meeting, adjourning for a per iod of two weeks, at which time he expected to have a definite proposi tion to bring before them concerning the financing of tno undertaking. This was acceded ? the Board. Letter were read fru the High w.i,' Commission aukii t. that the I ard meet with H K ITolley. engin eer cf surveys and tie-.' ;ta fcr the State Highway department, this was alro agreed to and the Board were In telegraphic communication with Car son to decide on a convenient date before adjournment. A number of n.lne owners appeared to request small allowances for dragging the roads to the various outside prop er! ks. the Urgent allowance being given the Comet district, midway between Caliente and Ploche, on which project $100.00 was allowed, the mining companies to put up a like amount in labor, the County pro vidlng the equipment. Dr. J. West Smith personally ap peared to request the Board's con sideration of a sewer connection be- sideratlon of a sewer connection for his hotel and the big up-to- about to erect at Caliente. Owing to the legal phases concerned In the disposal of the sewage the matter was left over for further considera tion. The Board adjourned at a late hour after a moat Important meet ing. Kids is Kids MtOOK BLACK . THE UAW 2 ''''MiMOT f" 'N 0 KOWHQ SEASON rSHE-WU WTOPh SPRINGTIME -I DOtVT RELIEVE ftL PASS . J y AW EXAMS AND HAZEL DOeSAlVa fc ' 9 $Ljk Tr" J0,A - circus J ft ? cr H; nr PIOCHE POLITICA L RUMORS FAINT 1 Next week will be a busy one for the faculty and students of the Lin coln County High Rchool. The fol lowing is a schedule of the activities for the week. k Sunday. May 14, the baeealuureule progrum will be given at 8:30 p. m. follows. 'v Piano solo Jewel Sharp. ,: ;rwwRjl.' RidhojWadsworUi, Vocal solo Gertrude Long. Baccalaureate sermon Arthur V. Lee. Music Girls' Glee Club. Benediction Frank Lee. Monday evening the Alumni Asso ciation will have charge of the entertainment. Tuesday is reserved for the Senior Class. Wednesday will be the Tenth An nual Commencement, at 8:30 p. the program follows. . Muslo Orchstra. Invocation Wlllian Edwards. Beading G ol den Holl i n gshea d Piano solo Ada Mathews. Valedictory Gertrude Long. Music Girls' Glee Club. Address to graduates Judge Wil . liam E. Orr, Presentation of Graduates David W. Smith. Conferring of Certificates C. L. Alquest. Music Orchestra. Benediction N. J. Wadsworth. ,' Thursday evening will be the com mencement dance. Monday and Tuesd ay the final ex aminations will be given. Friday morning. May 19th, the re port cards will be given to th student. E HOLDERS TO MEET WORKMAN ON NEW HOTEL DROPS DEAD Alec Cunningham of American j he thought he wiib suffering from lu Fork. lHnh. suiI1hii1v fell denrt ltist I digestion and gus. llnum advised Saturday after working a few hours at the new Union Pacific railroad hotel him to rest uml returned tohis office. , few minutes later J.. Livingston, not her employee working on th? The deceased came to Cnl ,,w,.r Baw, noticed Cunningham reel E T SHOWI With the opening of registration hut two weeks distant it la strange that so few aspirants for political of fice have so far announced them selves. Present State Senator A. L. Scott is becoming quite prominent In political circles as a probable can didate for Representative In Con gress and under his leadership other Lincoln County politicians may short- y appear In like prominence. Charles Culverwell, the present sheriff, a politician of mature ex perience, has little to say being kept busy rounding up Mexicans at Cal iente, it appears most probable, how ever, that he will lie a candidate to succeed himself. George W. Pranks, the present County Treasurer, states that he has legal aspirations which will leave that desired position open. Both Mrs. Dolan and Miss English state that domesticity is more attrac tive than publicity and with the cer tainty of ultimate marriage, a num ber of Lincoln County Indies should be eager to try their luck with the ionte from American Fork and was,' oil fell headlong. Running over to about fifty-two years of age, being; him, he found him apparently dead. survived by a wife and thirteen chil dren. Cunningham was hired In Utah by Samuel Lester, a sub-contractor on the brick work at the new depot, hotel, with whom he came to Cnlieu- lir. W. W. Sloekltnm, railroad phy sician, was hurriedly called and nft r n careful examination, pronounced Cunningham dead. Following Dr. j stockhnm, Coroner Frank Palmer, te on No. 3 on Frldny last. Going j held an autopsy, pronouncing death towork on Saturday morning follow-" due to paralysis of the heart caused Ing his arrival, he was apparently in j by acute indigestion. KULA-HULA DOLL . IN PARADE A stockholders meeting of the Prince Consolidated Mining company will be held at the office of the Com pany at Salt Lake City next Mon day, May 15th, and a number of mat ters of vital importance to those In terested In the future of the big mine, will be placed before the stock holders for consideration. It is to be hoped that a satisfac tory means of financing the Company can be agreed on and that operations will be commenced this summer. The resumption of deep development will mean much to the progress of the ioche district and assure the build Ing In by the Dixie Power Company of power lines for Lincoln county. For when operations ceased about 500 H. P. was being utilized and had it not been for the excessive cost of this power, it Is probable that the big dividend payer would never have closed down. "the best of Health aiiu spirits, and l W. Baum, contractor for the big uilding, particularly noticed his ef- Ttie mnlyVas sivllip'fato American Fork on No. 4 tile same duy, being met on arrival by the family of the llcient work when paying off his own i deceased, which includod several employees for the week's work. Lat-1 grown-up sons and daughters. Mr. er In the morning, at 10:30 a. m., to; Baum's prompt action and sensible lo precise, Contractor Baum noticed ' handling of tho matter was warmly that Cunningham had left his work 1 commended by the local authorities and was standing in the Bhado of the and officials of the Union Pacific lmnkhouse. Walking over, he asked railroad. The News expresses to the him what the trouble was, and Cun- widow and children the deepest syin nlngham replied, complaining of se-pathy In their great loss, which was, vere internal pains, which he said i f -oni its Biiddcnnoss, a great shock to had suddenly attacked him, and that j the entire community. John LewlB, manager of the Mendha mine, In the Stampede Highland district 8 miles from Ploche, states that ho has developed ore In two places In this old produe Ing property. In the winze from the "Oil foot level a two foot streak of gold silver lead ore has been opened at a depth of 112 feet and a sublease hns been granted to S. T. Campbell and Jim Lamb on this section of the in I no. In the raise and on tho same fissure, ore is being mined daily by Lewis and his partner Boy T. Bick ncll and production will ho main tained throughout the summer. Three cars hnve recontly been shipped from the mine and wlilli thet fine showing underground it Is ex pected that tho principal stockhold ers will operate the mine on company account. Proper equipment and es pecially power would rejuvenate this fine old mine which Is credited with a substantial past production. certainty of future wedded bliss. A definite announcement for the office of County Commissioner is promised for the next issue of the Uecord and the political ball should soon be rolling merrily. IT IS TO MAKE EXAMINATION; mm T EAGLE VALLEY SAT. Monday 'Heart.. Specialist, Mary Miles Minter. Also the Fox News mid Mutt und Jeff. - j Wednesday Special Show "Dr. , j Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," John Barry Party composed of comiuisioners j more andthe Fox News. James Ryun and James N. Hollinger, Senator A. L. Scott and Highway En gineer Holley motored to Geyser over both the foothill and Meadow Val ley flat routes yesterday to make E ORE SHIPMENTS JOHN It AKItYMOItK IN "Bit. .Ill KVLL AND MB. 1IVDK." The funeral of Miss Effa Francis Is expected to be held on Saturday at tCagle Valley, according to word brought into Ploche last night by Dr. Hastings, whose conscientious work in trying to save the young girl Is recognized by all. A large gathering will without doubt be present at the funeral as Miss Francis and her fain ily have a host of close friends, be ing born and brought up In Lincoln j County and . graduating from the Lincoln County High school at Pa naca but a few years ago. Miss Effa Francis, eldest daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Francis of Cpring Valley, near Ploche, who has been most seriously 111 for the past two weeks passed away this morning at 10:30 a. m. following an opera tion for appendicitis performed as a last effort to save the young life. Three doctors were In attendance and every effort was made to relieve second installment of taxes for the Hit HuU-hula doll has broken into society, at least into flapper ; kuoety. as pioved by this phoiuraph Hum lilt uliiitic Cit) par.uk. The finest piece of acting that ever relimlnary examination of the merits appeared on the screen Is done by of both routings. No decision was , the wonderful stage genius, w hose reached by the Commissioners but it ; work has caused a sensation during was understood the two proposed the pnst two years. The story by projects at Dutch John's Flat and the Kobert Louis Stevenson, Is known six mile stretch from Ploche to the to most people,, but It has never been Point Mine would be recomended ; so woll told or so grlpplngly por t Engineer Holley as the most urg- j truyed as in this picture. There Is ent work to be done. These two pro- i not a flaw in it, and Barrymore In jects were tentatively agreed to at j the dual role rises to heights never the meeting held on Wednesday. fore reached by any actor on Hie iRtaee or screen. The beautiful most respected in the community. I Murtha Mansfield, renowned 'Vol jThe funeral arrangements will be an-' lies" beauty, is the leading woman, nounced later but it is exnectod that Brandon Hurst, noted English actor, she will be burled at tho family and Charles Lane are in me cnsi. 1,-raveyard at Eagle Valley. The'Jn Hobertson, who direcled sympathy of the entire county will go John Barrymore In "Tho Test, of out to the parents and relatives In i Honor" and "Sentimental Tommy," their great loss. I" the director. Clara S. Bernnger Definite arrangements will be an-! wroto the scenario. The scenes show nounced later for the convenience of : Ing the transformation of Jekyll and those who desire to attend. Hyde are marvels in melodramatic . I construction. This may be called a TAX XOTM'K j motion picture production without a Ploche Nev., April 28, 1922. ' flaw in dctal of construction or In iou nre nereny noil lieu unit mo n,,tn . Ore shipments from the Ploche district for the week ending May 11 were up to average, an Increased tonnage of base lead silver ore from (he Combined Metals muking up the deficiency caused by a slight falling off in the tonnage being transported from the Black Metals mine at Jivck rabblt. The near completion of the Bristol mine shaft will make a de cided difference in the productiotj of the Bristol district and the total ton nage should average hotter than 750 tons weekly during the ensuing month. The mines shipped In the following amounts during the period above stated: Tons Combined Metals, Inc 215 Bristol Silver Mines 210 Black Metals Mine 100 Mendha Mine 4! Total . 00 Chester II. Cook who has charge of the development work at the Mas cot mine reports that the property is responding nicely to the work now being done and It is expected that the downward extension of the oro body, recently opened up In the doep wluze will shortly bo encountered. When tills work Is completed, the ore cun he more economically mined thnu heretofore. Throe cars of ore have been ship pod from this property during the past six months with a not produc tion of approximately $5,000, the gnulo of ore averaging about $75.00 per ton, the principal values being in gold, loud ami silver, the latter pre dominating. SAVE FLAPPERS' S0UIS William Warren and Bay Welland, cattlemen have Just returned from a preliminary Inspection of the range conditions adjacent to Ursine and Ploche, they report many dead cat tle uruond the 8-mile and following along the ditch, and that the loss has been pretty heavy In this section during the past winter and late Spring. her serious condition durtng the past weekr the fast progress of the dis ease making it tmposlble to move her. Miss Francis was most popular in Lincoln County, where she has taught school for several years and her parents are among the oldest and year 1921 is now due and payable at this office. Same will become de linquent unless paid on or before Monday, June 5, 1922, and ten (10) per cent penalty and coBt of adver tising will be added thereto accord ing to law. O. W. FRANKS, Treasurer and Ex-Offlcio Tax Collector. R. K. Brown, manager of the Sil ver Dale Mining company at Silver horn. Nevada, was In Ploche yester day driving In the company truck for supplies. About 10 men sro now em ployed at Sllverhorn and recent do- NOTH'l? TO VOTKHS OK LINCOLN velopments have opened up shipping COUNTV lore on the Silver Dale ground. , All persons who voted at the last I . . If 1 I 1 JH K 1 '"1 8fc x ft TH 4 'i 17 GENERAL ELECTION will not bo required to register again. Those who did not vote at the lust election must register. The books will open for Registration on June 1st, 1922. William Culverwell, former sheriff of Lincoln County was a visitor at the County Beat last week. Mrs, Harris and little Louise Culverwell, bli daughter, accompanied him, MV. Mattic Crawford, woman evangelist, sometimes called the Fe male ijilly Sunday, has launched a campaign designed to bring salvation to the flapper. "The little flappers are flapping their souls away," she says. "Tliey must send them to the laundry of the Lord, and let their hair grow. The tiny modern Dclilalis arc having the tallies turned The flapper has lost tier moral sticiigth with the loss ol her locks."