The Text Content on Page 1 of Nevada State Journal , December 17, 1922 is: SECOND SECTION NEVA SECOND SECTION RENO NEVADA SUNDAY DECEMBER 17 1922 THE GLORIOUS GLOW SANGRE DE JACK BELL DESCRIBES BEAUTIES OF NATURE SO NEAR AT HAND TO THE RESIDENT OF RENO WINGFIELD PARK IS PLACE OF REAL CHARM UNEQUALLED ANYWHERE HE DECLARES PART I By JACK Copyright by Boll Gorgeous beyond compare parable In tho ninny shades the changes oE awesome beauty uncannily weird majestically ful in coloring of such magnificence nnd wonderful glow that It one spellbound nnd stuns tho senses while tho reds with Indescribable loveliness spread tho sky tho earth nnd all therein glorious Sangro de Cristo glow On two occasions last summer this phenomenon appeared over the Sierra Nevada mountains and was best viewed from Inspiration Point at George Wingfield park It was tho first time of any known record that this soul-satisfying view has been had over Sierras The name Sangro de Cristo glow conies fiom the Sange do mountains situate in Colorado the world over for their grand peaks numbering almost a hundred in altitudes up to over feel and which cut through that slate for a distance of 100 miles wonder scenic ranse In the entire universe Spaniards Smv It First Tt was when tho early Spaniards were exploring tho primal southwest for riches The caravan camo up from Mexico suffering untold Soldiers slaves and the diern of fortune composed the party On and on they toiled through tho deserts and tho mountain passes and some In tho late fall they arrived in tho Wet Mountain They made camp in the late afternoon on the far cast side of the valley on what Is now known as Silver creek Miles above nnd parallel with the was the vapor for fill the world like tho handiwork of giant artisans the clouds lying over tho skyline of picket that stood out In relief against tho heavens Tho culiar lay or upon layer of covering seemed to bo of the thickness of a few hundred feet Compact with tho edges studded tho heavier denser scale looking ture of white nnd not another single cloud in tho immensity of the molybdenum blue sky As tho sun drops down behind tho hills tho into leaden grey for tho fraction of n minute Faint Color First Then along the western edge of the great capping of clouds a color It begins to rise and waver as tho sun deeper into tho horizon the glow of tho Sangro de Cristo begins to creep across tho barrier of clouds In tho high ether The living red spreads and billows across the background of clouds In parallel rays for tho entire length Perfectly timed perfectly they appear na they run across screen Tho red of blood In Ita passage through the background ot lessor red haze the blue of tho sky above glows and hues upon tho earth and nil while upon the landscape tho changing colors multiply and make distorted changes tho lights fade and in their extreme Tho mountain streams appear 03 molten anco in tne n running mortal tho trees upon each such as loaf the rod glow shines tracing each and every little detail of all living and Inanimate things upon tho rain Tho effects aro ghostly and unreal Tho birds of tho nir and the of tho field remain immobile with tho passing of the IB stilled with tho quiet of a world house of worship Tho tired Spanish grandees diers and gathered about their fires as tho approached The sun dropped behind tho range of chill of October was In Die air They wrapped their capes and blankets closely about them pre- paratory to much needed rest Awes Spaniards With electrifying suddenness the lights of blood red in the began to flash tinder and in tho clouds They cast themselves upon their knees crossed themselves and looked upon tho marvelous scene staged by tho Creator of all things With muttered prayer they humbled themselves and watched with super- awe and breathlessly with out- spoken fervor and loud pleadings asked to be forgiven their be saved from destruction It Is the sign of Sangre do cried Then one of number cried out In agonized tones of fright and with the red blood-red glow casting It- self over and about pointed Into tho northwest nnd there Ing forth in the majesty of Tho reveille appeared with the glory of a morning The Spaniards and their train at first peep of day looked in vain for some Indication of the thrilling un- heard of display of the night Take Sign as Warning Tho legends handed down by the Indian sagos of the southwest tribes of Indiana seem to bear out tho fact that this party of fortune seekers turned back tho after this display of argument so tho tale recites that tho Sign of tho Sangro do Cristo was a ing to return from whence they came iVs si matter of fact there appears no work of mining done by tho Spaniards done In this vicinity or further north than Rita Alui peak Briefly tho causo of this non Is the Inverted corpuscles In the air v hen cloud attain a certain height Mid lie directly over the tain tho Is rare as has been told Tho lights last from two to three Seated in comfort and ideal roundings at Inspiration Point In Wingfield park In tho early eventide of spring summer and fall tho point of the Island that drives up and the dammed waters of the Truckee river one is transported Into tho realm of dreamy pleasant reverie Inspiration Point divides the fast flowing stream into two equal parts There Is music in the fall of tho water over tho barriers as the water rush down below under tho ar- bridges that span tho flows westward from Inspiration Point surrounded by wonderful trees lawns and tho many flowering bush and flowers it Is ideal for real and Trout Leap nnd Strike In the waters of the dam the Ing jumping silver circles of the golden and scarlet trout the broad rippling surface of tho river rushes by in crystal swirling yong of the feathered lows the stately cottonwood fied maples graded emerald green banks slope down to meet tho water in perfect accord Flowers and flowering vines of most every known mountain variety in profusion and tho shores arr hedged with lovely wild rose In the distant prospective nre the capped towering peaks of tho Sierra Nevada mountains that tho robin egg blue of the the dis- tant foreground It is so peaceful so very soul-satisfying that all tho of nature Inherent In every human are moved to enthusiasm by this grand picture This park is In less than five minutes from tho busy fares and homes of Reno Desolate Place Erom a jungle of briars a tangled mass of rivor debris of a few years ago this former desolate place has into a wonderland of beauty by tho master hand of scape Gardener Reeves He has In a an tho few short months transformed oasis absolutely worthless into natural in tho country No other park In tho world over had nature's unqualified ance in the of a beauty place During tho past season more trout nnd of every known variety have been taken to fly and bait by than upon any other stream In the Tho fact to bo emphasized is tho realization that this national sport is at its In tho very heart of the business and residence center of the city of Reno In and about tho Wingfield Park Reno's Beauty Spot river by The upper of the two shows Inspiration pork tho divides the lower photo slum's il am Just this First street in In Laki this paradise for anglers this leasts shooting them dut Vo and SO past summer weighing with thu tapered lino and as six and a quarter pounds cd leader with a No IS fly and strike uoro captured on bait A great one-pound you have oer from to four wore fight hands th u will live in by anglers with light fly ackle and with flies as small an Xo 18 Two miles o tho one fish was captured on very light tackle and a No 12 fly Within tho confines of George park one angler took over 1400 legal trout of all on the Midge during the tho world comos drawn ness with tho glow growing dim stood the perf jung arid t outline of a perfect crucifix and when tho lights faded in intense tone tho dark lines of tho perfect cross stood out in relief tho enow in tho breaks of formation being filled with white the red halo covering and quivering over tho whole This la tho present Mount of the Holy Cross up tho Con- divide As the sun sank lower and lower the blood reds were replaced by nabar red and on and on through tho variations of rod colors Soon tho edges of tho miles of broad parallel rays that wore in evidence through tho clouds begin to fade Now the edges of the bars become darker and darker as the leaden colors of the night meet and dissipate the glows and Night falls with desert suddenness The mist that hung over the range dissipates the white stars J gleam and sparkle the night birds wend their various ways in the be- yond tho coyote yelps his weird taps to tho departing day and the land park more good fish and larger numbers of trout have boon caught than in all tho combined streams of tho mountains distant and far from the trail of passing automobiles Reno is tho only city in the United States wading sportsmen can get their fill of thlA grand sport In the heart of the whirl and bustle and noise of passings of all kinds of fic In absolutely city central tion and in tho oC the lect residence district of the city On tho banks of the Truckee the sidelines of tho park arc situate oring trees of natural primal growth lawns and flowers on every hand Equipped playgrounds that are ond to none Tennis courts and all olso that go for the pleasure and recreation of tho public Popular Spots Between tho Virginia street bridge ho main business artery and the electric lighted bridge ono mile up he river are tho popular promenades following tho shores on tho south of the stream la Lovers Lane The broad trail lies at tho base of tlv gravel mesa A perfectly beau borders side ot the walk In many places tho spread ng willows are entwined overhead ind for the entire distance shade I assured In the space between th river and the path flowers bloom In season and along both aides are th solid rows of wild roses The tree stand straight and are full-limbed and graceful In varying are the comfortable benches and eral covered summer houses with tho leading down Into the stream On the north shore Is drive It follows the stream In all its graceful bends This drive Is lined with magnificent trees in lovely equal distribution so that the walk be- tween river and drive Is Invariably only broken by the prowlers of cason On no other stream in -an be found the grand sport the wonderful surroundings and the con- as this quarter a mile in and about this park affords Within a rule In an automobile hunting grounds be easily reached every known specie of water fowl and bird abounds They come in incredible numbers over the marshes canals and little ponds south and east of tho city limits rho season is at its height and now In mid-December him tore aro returning with their Hunt of 23 ducks and geese During the hunting season limit if sago hen and quail of Iho nt varieties wore bagged lu a short distance from tho center of own During tho open season for leer specimens weighing p to pounds dressed weight have cen hung In front of restaurants Pyramid Then a drive of 10 miles brings one o Pyramid most body of water -10 miles long with ho pelican rookery Indian villages and the es that the races ong extinct The in Pyramid s without peer anywhere for lake rout A specimen docs not oven create a of excitement imong the ardent trollers The his past season was a record one Same story as of tho skilled anglers who had such within tho city of Reno Antelope In numbers can bo seen within a few houis drive tho timber wolf tho coyote bobcat and the foothills west tho hop backs of the the fishing on the Truckee is of tho best Deer can be seen any day us they come for water and cross tho turbulent Last the flood waters came down from the hills for nine weeks This tho fish in the lower es from Pyramid lake up their first chance in several years to distribute and spawn along the and Its feeders This is tho answer to the record catches of last season As a matter of course has its enthusiastic anglers and fishermen and oC this grand sport in great numbers An hour's ride up into the Sierras brings one to the tlo Truckee This crystal clear stream runs through the great meadows for miles and miles its source being the small lakes Independence and ber that lie near the crest of the Sierra mountains The forest reserves come down from the rolling mountains and join with tho willow and buck brush of the meadows that are covered with bluo joint and other forage grasses Rather strange this pastoral country covered in season with hundreds of ranging cattle be- ing situated as it Is In the altitudes of your memory for a day he strikes and goes straight down stream on a tangent for a feet The 6 rod almost a circle the line a mil tho fish from the water far jelow in a leap which shakos en- tire body in an effort to break the tiny hold of the lure Hack he camcs up as straight as an flight Tho bolls as the silver and beauty caps from tho stream fool Che angler is a busy person rapidly his single action reel under he Keen exc tement of the game that vould bo a revelation to those un- with tho sport Not When fish under control he ain't Ho again with ho same wonderful speed and flight changes his tactics after he motions of the rod and man lie vlll dive deep down into tho pool and lie for am a rock hen as the nl Kno begins draw ho will start again for tho and with beautiful caps in half circles broak water nd again away ho goes lown stream again unh all his sti reserved for his last try for Tho resistance of the line is ho takes 30 yards begins to loll ind ui a fow minuted he can be wrought closer in Reeling in closely he moves the tired action of any ather A move a slack line for a fraction nf n second and le will cc-rtalnly free and go iack to his homo in the deep When he has the many many tricks for freedom and comes in tired out not the fisherman will have to exercise every care with unusually same Truckee rivor Tho wader steers tHe prize towards the shore and slops behind him Then stooping the ger in the gill and takes him to safety Then the roal old-fashioned angler with detail for table fond will Immediately dress the fish wrap it up in a fair boiled muslin fish the roal essence of the trout the delicacy of flavor be a delight to tho epicurean Tho river and follows down through tlu lugged sierras through tho the Truckee Meadows and follows the great canons through tho spurs ot mountains and empties Into Pyramid lake Pyramid lake no visible The over i hundred miles in length Tho Truckee tho feeder and the confluence is at Hoca up river from 25 There are merous smaller crooks that head up into the lulls that furnish the Ice-cold water for tho purification of the There are many power plants distributed equidistant along the flow until llono IH reached Truck gardens orchards and ranches lino the for 25 miles after Its egress from tho canons of the Sierras About one-third of tho is of crystalline beautiful nnd to the angler The surroundings along tho river arc most picturesque but the tumbling roaring waters are turned to dark for- rocks and shore line from Floriston many miles The residues of mill up river is tho residues of pulp and upon tho bottom so that a bail erman permitting his lure to reach bottom recovers his lino and leader looking a giay rope Then at times the water is black as ink Twenty miles further down stream a saw mill with lop roads leading miles back into the hills and with a log pond where the bark Is skinned from the logn before to the mill is another pollution that like the paper mill dumps its bark into tho river along about i o'clock working clay Reno a matter tif a couple of miles gravel dump silt into the and for the greater part of the clay this destructive silt floats clown into tho city leaving a duty gray streak covering half of the river's flow and taking away from tho stream beauty which creates so much enjoyment for the public at large Used for n the very front door there la sewerage of thu city ing into the noble river Kvory aye in tho city empties its waste of oil and into the stream Still ther down a great corporation turns loose all its motive oil debris The GRAND CAFE SPECIAL cool and shady in It is along this stretch of water that the premier fishing Is to be had ing the season it is very ordinary to count hundreds of men women and children busily engaged in thia sport In the evenings Many Rainbow Taken thia great high mountain range Mosquitoes Prevalent However during mid-summer the mosquito pest makes life burdensome particularly for the angler who must wear gloves and head net for tion Woe be unto them that main night In this section out proper provision When the first frost arrives in early September the pest Is gone and the enjoyment of wild and rugged can be had far far from human habitation The main stream of the Truckee In and near Verdi Is most perfect from an point of view Milltail swift riffles riffles Into deep dark pools the big rocks with the water gushing and swirling about In the rapids that enter the broad like Mister Angler and Many the large taken Mister when after many SUNDAY DINNER Cream of Turkey Chicken Broth en Tasse Queen Pickles Fresh Shrimp Dressing Boast California Turkey Chestnut Dressing Cranberry Sauce Fricassee a la Baked Domestic Duck Natural Gravy Apple Sauce Beans en Butter Potatoes au Fresh Pineapple Fritters Hawaiian Sauce Hot Mince Pie Fruit Sauce Famous Cream with Wafers Coffee Tea Milk Chocolate FISHING ALONG THE INCOMPARABLE TRUCKEE RIVER IS SPORT WHICH MAY BE ENJOYED BY ANYONE ER SAYS BIRD LIFE AND OF TROUT FORM INTERESTING ARTICLE waters below the city arc useless for irrigating and of course impossible for domestic uses what fow in this vicinity aro not fit for anything but fertilizer A fish ladder has been Installed at what is known us iho In- dian dam a barrier heretofore that fish could not on account of the Kind bars rind low water How ever various now have zealously raised funds to the stream with fry and a crise of getting the can before the horse It Is a well-known fact lhat fry and havu not much of reaching maturity when raised and hand-fed ami no opportunity for natural ment Th a cleared and up and kept would In the short period of yours yield naturally spawned fish during tho spring run and would certainly vide such sport on no other In tho world A few years Mienlific.Mlly inclined to tho that tho Truckon would bo in ideal strea into liberate crawfish in Pho ma result today ig that this has absolutely depleted the of the which trans- forms into tho June bug and oilier specie and kind of water Insect hat deposits its spawn on and under he rocks The river la polluted with his objectionable creature They spread for miles up river June Hug In Reno where a few years ago he along tho shores wore y alivo with the June bug tho popular alt for trout there is no sign now nd has not been for several crawfish has taken away this feed entirely Today there aro o clouds to rise when one breaks hrough Iho willows nnd bruHhcs the of fact here are but few files of the natch ever seen until they appear pon schedule up river Iti miles away ho trout will feed on the 1 he sheds and becomes but this period only lusts a week 10 days then the hard shell iears and tho only enomy of the is the mink and HIP ho larger water heron and fish hawk The Ish la a pure and simple The for trout opens hero IB and closes October 1 Then s another thing that obtains in the rouL varieties that teem in the river All last season for unknown reason the trout rose to tho dark and dull col- flics The old staple tho on river cast took tho good Fancy on tall and nine Quill varied with Fancy Hcd Ant Brown Ant Red Spinner Golden pinner and Brown hackles and colored and peacock There svero very few fish taken on the old asts comprising the Coachman and Royal Coachman While Millers eac Tho In varied colors look fiMi but not many The tho Xo although a great sportsmen preferred the smaller bers Its IGs and All of the files being The real artist uses but one of those tiny flics to a and a ha n pored leader Salmon Tho bait fishermen usually stick to the garden hackle earth In the early part of the ion salmon eggrs arc used with cess the Nevada law permitting this Killing luro it being tho delicacy that trout KO ravenously feed upon during tho spawning season Two and three eggs are used on a Vo 3 nnd No 4 hook A two- foot shell of heavy gut Is weighted with six to eight buckshot and a hard line is i used The auto- matic reel is often employed with Stuver bait rod joints split bamboo fitted with half-inch A largo cork hangs above tha Tho cast la made by short swing fiom tho boo cast generally goes way out in a and a When tho float suems to sag under a bit will make a and ho of the heavy lino flout mil crist willi tho struggling fish can be hoard for a of a mile the fisherman hauls In hand hand tho catch Ordinarily tills Is confined to what Is termed marKot tho few ply trade In direct violation ot the law They seem to be a difficult to apprehend with dence to miiko arrests However a new in in tho making that will be presented to tho that will bo so drastic In HM application that will forever nate class of offenders Tho square bait confines his sport to tho Isaac Walton tices A bait rod from nine ana a half to 10 foot single tion reel of level generally silk waterproofed split bamboos and Vine weighing from six to eight Tho regulation casting of bait is most popular The loaders are generally six feet with medium gut and one or two sinkers are ed 10 Inches above tho hook Tho garden hackles spawn grasshoppers are the staple merly the bug was tho most sought for and most successful decoy for tho big fish Spinners Are Popular In another group of sportsmen are those stand by the Tin ro aro worlds of colors sizes shapes of this universally used bait or luro Tho employed on tho aro very small sixes 0 and 00 treble No to be standard Silver copper brass red nnd blue are seen most Tho rod in of high-grade boo three Joints and about tho as that used by tho square erman Thorp seems to bo a growing preference for a No 4 blade and No r Sprout single and with mirlo worm Tho six-foot leader with and without sinkers and the best of vol lines are used Tho telling of one of tho thousands of incidents that happen on tho among tho anglers would not bo amiss Tow a I'd tho close of tho season Henry a pant master of tho dry fly Charles Stover Doc bind Ritchie and a disciple Dick Bradbrook drove to Rainbow canon up river seven for tho afternoon nnd sport This IH the roughest 151 ont difficult ground to on the rivor Mammoth are everywhere and tho walla of the gorgo go straight up from tho stream Almost arc growths of tangled masses that eomo down to tho Tho rorks are smooth nnd polished It requires balance the perfect balance of a to mako headway keep a foothold without a bad fall Tho water is swift beyond description and tho surroundings aro dangerous for tho layman Tho ing is oC the best and there are two miles oC this beautiful wator Ida The party scattered along tho canon each one to his favorite stretch of water Brown shot a cast out Into tho water behind a boulder tho rapids from a short falls entered a deep pool Tho No 14 fly did not have to settle on Jtn fluttering descent whon a whole of a rainbow rose from out the rough riffles and on 3 Column 1 A