University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Letter to Walter H. Comstock, May 12, 1923

 
Las Vegas City Election....... Las Vegas, Nevada. May 12, 1923. Mr. W. H. Comstock, General Manager, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Co. Los Angeles, California. Dear Mr. Comstock: Acknowledging your letter of May 11th making inquiry concerning our newly elected Mayor and City Commissioners. The Mayor Elect, Mr. German, is our Baggage Agent and Express Manager at the depot and you undoubtedly know him as he has been in the service here for a number of years. Arnold, who nas been on the City Commission Boardas an appointee, is a confectioner and runs a soft drink establishment in the Nevada Hotel. C. R. Shields is owner and manager of the Arrowhead Garage. A. R. Anderson is owner and conducts the Nevada Meat Market. W, H. Elwell, who was City Commissioner some years ago, is owner and conducts both new and secondhand furniture business here in Las Vegas. Taking it all in all, I think we have a very fair representative Board and I do not believe that any of them are radicals such as we have had for the past two and fouryears. I am enclosing you a clipping of today's Review which is a very good write-up concerning the election. If we had had help to fight the bond issue forty-eight hours before election, it would not have carried; but I never have been able to obtain any cooperation in these local elections and we have to abide by whatever is handed us by the voters. Hoping this will give you the desired information, I amYours very truly, B/H
Title
Letter to Walter H. Comstock, May 12, 1923
Description
Letter comments on Las Vegas city election results. Letter is unsigned.
Source
97 19--File R35
Original Collection
Original Date
1923-05-12
Subject (TGM)
City or Town
County
State
Nevada
Collection Subject (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Language
eng
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
Rights
To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
TIFF scanned at 300 dpi on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A
Digital ID
snv002309
Master File Creation Date
2009-03-04
Master File Format
image/tiff;
 

Cite this Item:

When linking to this object, please use the following URL:

http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/snv,4757

Tags

Comments

Subscribe to recent comments

There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment below!

Comment on this object
 

University Libraries, UNLV, 4505 Maryland Parkway Box 457001, Las Vegas, NV 89154-7001, (702) 895-2286

© 2009 University of Nevada-Las Vegas. All rights reserved.

Institute of Museum and Library Services