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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - April 12, 1938, Reno, Nevada p WV L It's True That life Begins At Forty But Sometimes It Stops When The Speedometer Hits Sixty NEVADA The One Sound State GOOD MORNING The Weather Today WiU Be Unchanged High 60 Low 39 Full Details Page 6 VOL NO 154 ESTABLISHED NOVEMBER 23 RENO NEVADA APRIL 12 1938 MEMBER OF THE UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATIONS 10 PAGES TODAY 1 ROOSEVELT URGES RAIL RELIEF Italy Joins GOOD MORNING Uf To Congress The Nein Voters CCC Magazine Award for Safety By JACK YESTERDAY PRESIDENT Roosevlt urged to that a crisis exists in the railroad industry and suggested they do something about it Apparently discouraged at the reception given other recent proposals he has made to legis- lators he avoided concrete Monday making but two First that federal subsidies not be granted to meet and second to enable railroads obligations that the United States avoid the pitfalls of government ship A crisis undoubtedly exists and mere recommendations for action will not solve the The president has placed the matter squarely up to congress Possibly that is the best way to handle the railroad problem at present Congress is in an mood and no matter what proposals Roosevelt may have made it would have auto- attacked them His recommendations may have been sound but congress would have possibly killed them just to prove once again it is no rubber stamp Congress has recently dis- executive leadership Let's see what is can do under its own steam now The nation is watching THE AUSTRIAN VOTE day proved or did that the nation taken by un- precedented bloodless invasion is 99.75 percent pure The vote was not surprising to the world It was expected In fact we would not be surprised to learn some day that the outcome was pre- arranged We also wonder if 25 percent of the nations voters who said nein in the plebiscite will be put behind bars or killed Or to be punny will the nein voters be behind the eight WITH FATAL ACCIDENTS reported daily and the national highway toll mounting it is refreshing to hear ol safe drivers getting awards and for handling their cars for months even years without denting a fender Such recognition has been given Leonard Hadlock who handles the so-called Merchants Route in Reno for the Railway Express Company Hadlock has driven this route for three years without an accident and the company is giving him the ing merit card The system of awarding safe drivers was started by President L O Head of the company and has worked successfully ard Hadlock is one of over the United States who will be complimented publicly for his work THE CAMP IDLEWILD camp boasts its own magazine edited printed and distributed by capable Robert A Carrier The magazine is surprisingly good It is printed on a graph machine and is profusely illustrated Carrier is too The boy editor has been with the local camp since December prior to that he was in Oregon for eight months Carrier is aided by a staff of other workers and we wager the boys are having a good time DON'T FORGET that you have just three more days to send in your manuscript for the Oddity contest Thursday midnight is the deadline The first story will be printed Sunday April 17 Already several contestants have sent in their contributions but we'd like to have more You know the rules and regu ations See Good Morning Pace It DUCE EXPECTED TO SIGN PACT Return to League Is Due for Ethiopia Recognition GENEVA April formed Fascist quarters indicated Monday night that Italy may return to the League of Nations soon as result of a British note asking that the question of Italy's Ethiopian conquest be put before the May 9 council meeting The British government's note Monday to Joseph tary general of the League sought to open the way for releasing League states from their pledges to withhold formal recognition of the new Italian empire Pact Near Signature London's action indicated that negotiations in Rome on an Anglo- Italian pact of ing British recognition of Italian Ethiopia for an Italian pledge of hands off at the point of conclusion Formal announcement of the pact may be made Saturday in Rome and London The British note opened the way for one of the stormiest sions in League history and diplo- matic observers predicted that the delicate situation arising from the note might make or break the League Action Protested China and Soviet Russia both concerned with Japan and both members of the council probably will make a strong stand against the British move believing that it might come to serve as a pre- cedent for similar recognition on Manchukuo Strike Spreads French Idle Cabinet Formed PARIS April strike wave para- the nation's armament program made-more than workers idle Monday night as Premier Edouard Daladier's new Salvation government took of- fice Nearly 40 large metallurgical plants including key industries holding contracts for France's speed-up of airplane construction were occupied by sit-down ers Since the fall of Premier Leon Blum's popular front government last Friday and the rise of virtual cabinet the number of strikes has nearly tripled False Cry of Fire In Theater Causes Panic 34 Tots Die SAO PAULO Brazil April 11
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