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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - August 18, 1938, Reno, Nevada Civility Is Not Hypocrisy When We Are Considerate And Courteous We Simply Respect Our Own Good Breeding NEVADA THE One Sound GOOD MORNING The Weather Today Be Cooler Full Details on Pago VOL NO 282 t3 RENO NEVADA THURSDAY AUGUST 18 1938 IOOCKR or rax UNITED earns ASSOCIATIONS 12 PAGES TODAY 40 CHER SUSPECTS Armstrong Wins Title On Split Decision And Now He Looks Up At Joe GOOD MORNING Democratic Strength Counted at Republican Propaganda Highway BT BUTLEDGE TAMMANY HALL GOES ON TRIAL Accuse Jimmy Hines of Being Fixer In Rackets NEVADA DEMOCRATS out- number Republicans final figures show But the mere fact the potential vote to insure victory is there does not mean victory is in the bag Often favorable pre-election statistics breed and result in unexpected and ter defeat That could easily happen in Nevada unless crats are careful A split in party ranks by clever political tion primary battles whispering campaigns any one of a number of things can easily bring about a and con- sequent defeat at the polls The Democratic in Nevada is nice to think about but party unity is far safer to depend upon SPEAKING OF politics that third term talk for Roosevelt is mostly Republican propaganda True an emergency might arise that would force Roosevelt to offer his for another four years but chances of such a thing are re- mote Republicans would like ing better then to get Roosevelt to split his party wide open by seeking a third term as did the first Roosevelt We honestly be- lieve F D popularity is as strong now as It ever sibly stronger in some the third term precedent would be difficult to And thafs where the Republicans could quite easily walk back into power r THE WAR ON HIGHWAY is gradually making headway is showing results In thirty-two states there have been fewer highway and auto- mobile deaths this year than in 1937 And Nevada leads the entire United States in the 18.7 per cent The only other state that comes remotely close is South Carolina boasting a de- crease of 17.9 per cent Fifteen states show an increase and one state shows no change Nevada may well be proud oi its highway casualty record and vigilance during the remaining months of the year should be maintained so that when the new year dawns we may lay claim NEW YORK Aug Powerful Jimmy Hines the ruddy-faced whose political prestige was so able during the of many Hall that a crook of his finger could send a man to cess or damnation sat in a sweltering courtroom Wednesday and heard himself called a crook He sat immobile as a graven Buddha while a slender eyed young man stood before jury and shot swift verbal darts and every dart found its mark in Jimmy Hines in Racket It was the opening of the trial for which all New York has James J Hines accused by the singer from gan young Thomas E Dewey of being the political fixer for the Dutch Schultz racket It wag even more than a trial Hines the power behind the in Tammany Hall It was trial Stan Laurel Ousted From Studio And Harry Langdon Takes Place HOLLYWOOD Aug 17 Stan Laurel little screen comic Wednesday was given his walking papers at Hal Roach studio which immediately signed Harry Langdon to form a new team with rotund Oliver Hardy Laurel Hardy's screen partner for many years was dropped from the payroll after leaving town before completing retakes on their latest picture Block Heads Langdon the baby faced comedian of silent and early talkie days has been working as a writer on the Roach lot He was given a screen test which Executives Producer Milton Bren amazingly satisfactory The new team of Hardy and Langdon according to Roach will do only full-length features and if Dewey his gainst Hines it was the it send the Id regime of Tammany Hall crashing into the discard Dewey speaking in a voice that lever rose above a conversational itch but stung like a whiplash when he rammed a point home old the jury that Hines was the up hi a racketeering empire that nickels and dimes from he poor Hines helped organize the racket of which the late Arthur Schultz was the nominal head Hines received to a taking care of tion for the racketeers No Interference Hines saw to it that the law did not interfere with the racket which Dewey charged was steeped in vice and murder Turning toward the man lie accused Dewey pointed his finger at him and The racket could not have operated at all without the aid oi Ibis man to the toll nation's lowest car death THE HIGHWAY death decrease mentioned per cent for really moee than that Take into consideration there are far more automobiles and far store traffic now than last year Good 9 Col 6 Wins Protest Candidate's Name Gets on Ballot CARSON CITY Avf 17 state supreme cour Wednesday granted a writ of mandamus ordering the Lincoln county clerk to place Hie name at Charles Culverwell on the Democratic ballot for the office of sheriff along with three other filed his decla ration with lite county clerk alter of August 6 the last day The ruling interpreted the other three Other affected the ruling are Albert Amente Republican for sheriff and Ken Lee Free Demo Endurance Flight to Begin Thursday Nevada's first endurance flight with Tfd Morrill and Marie Peters ot Reno at the controls will starl Thursday at 7 a m in an attempt to break the world's endurance flight record of sixty-three hours and forty-five minutes The will he made from the United Air Lilies field south of Reno while the landing L all goes well will be some time Sunday at the Vista airport un- der present plans A crowd is expected to be on hand for the take-off The flight was originally ached uled to start Wednesday morning until a speda license could be obtained fron the Bureau of Air Commerce a Oakland to Oak for the license Wednesday RECORD VOTE IS INDICATED Washoe Leads State In Registrations Registration of voters in 11 vada counties Wednesday night that an all-time record number of ballots would be cast n the primary elections of ember with Democrats far numbering the Republicans Washoe county led the ing when final showed bat are eligible According to figures of County Clerk Elwood H Beemer there are Democrats registered with Republicans and 442 Many Republicans changed their politics to vote in he primary it was revealed with Sparks registration nearly o one for the Democrats Democrats Lead Democrat registrations the Republicans in all of the 11 counties reporting with only one or two of the remaining ix counties indicative of a Re- publican majority Clark county showed a decrease in the number of registrations since 1936 when there were registrations In 1938 the total was with Democrats See 9 CoL 1 Light Rain Fall In Reno Wednesday A sprinkling of rain fell in Reno Wednesday as low pressure areas developed over the west resulting in thunderstorms in this region Only a trace fell bul skies remained cloudy and lar conditions are forecast foi Thursday The rain halted the rise of the temperature at a maximum of 86 degrees and the mercury ped rapidly as the rain started The low for the day grees Roosevelt Leaves On Canadian Trip WASHINGTON Aug Roosevelt who tias placed his political prestige on the chopping block in cratic primaries in four states for Canada Wednesday ami capital that win his purge of party con to all da I os opposed to Hit social reform program WOMAN LEAPS Shallow Water Saves Her From Death Leaving a note in her purse for her husband an unidentified woman leaped from he Virginia Street bridge into the Truckee river late day and ended up in the city hall The woman who gave police he name of Grace was only slightly injured from the plunge nto the shallow water fished out pf the German Markets in Another Sharp Drop BERLIN Aug Heavy led another sharp decline on the Berlin Wednesday Wednesday's Con- of an almost unbroken series of liquidating movements since April 27 when Field shal Hermann his decree on registration of She was GAME BATTLE Goes Full 15 Rounds Black Is Triple Champ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN YORK Aug 17 Armstrong his face puffed and bleeding staggered into the throne room ay night victor over Champion Ambers in one of the most battles ever seen in any ring The savage bloody fight was so close that more than fans hook the Garden girders with their booing when announcer larry Balogh notified fee crowd hat Armstrong had he had shattered pugilistic history by becoming the first man ever to wear three crowns at the ime Winner Booed Armstrong who previously had won the featherweight and welterweight titles was still thunderously as he left the ring the booing changed to deafening cheers as Ambers minus his as a result of men and taken to the WashOe General Hospital She was later in the city jail Officers found following note in the woman's It's your world I'm just ng in it I looked for a but I got a playboy I tried 45 drink but I can't drink going or crazy they believed the a recent arrival for a divorce She is about 26 years old The jump of approximately 20 into the river was broken yy shallow water Paradise Valley Has Worst in History WINNEMUCCA Aug largest fire in the history ot Paradise Valley five miles northeast of was brought under con trol late Wednesday after caus ing more than damage The flames destroyed the 000 hotel and five Valuable highway equipment the Dodge Construction Com pany housed in the hotel audi was not damaged Caus of the fire was not known Ni persons were injured in fighting the flames Cinders froin the lire were scattered over the larger portion of the town causing damage lawns Negrin After Minor Spanish Crow PERPIGNAN Franco-Spanish Frontier Juan Negrin of Loyalist Spain Wednesday left Barcelona for after surviving minor cabinet crisis which ma serve as prelude to a real show down on his win the war reg ime frontier reports indicated of public esteem climbed down from the ring title he had won Tony Canzoneri back in Wednesday night ed him a truly great fighter He ose twice from the floor to battle on and on and almost halt the march of the Los Angeles negro who had knocked out 35 of lis last 38 opponents Armstrong became first negro lightweight champion in 30 years the first to hold the crown since Battling son knocked out Joe Gans at San in 1908 Armstrong won a hollow nry on a split decision Judge Monroe gave the Ambers eight rounds to seven Judge George Lecron voted the to Armstrong eight rounds o six and one even Referee s ballot decided the gave Armstrong Ambers six and palled two even The United Press score sheet gave Armstrong eight rounds Ambers five and called two even Capacity Crowd The crowd of cash customers who paid to see the fight got far more than their worth When Ambers entered the ring he had been the underdog an bet to be knocked out before the full 15 rounds He was considered by boxing experts generally the weakest lightweight champion ever to hold the title But his grand display day night was almost as much of an upset as if he had beaten strong floored in the fifth and sixth rounds for counts of three and eight respectively the headed from kimer N Y carried on and was hammering Armstrong savagely hi the final session used low punches elbows head in many rounds Ambers never resorted to See 8 CoL 5 Pet Dog Saves Man From Forest Fire Fire Was Started When Quincy Overturned Burned a was under hospital treatment here thia wetk Jar a lac and head hk ot nre of wtt at edge of toe fire where he had CCC lire crew dispatched to the blaze from Camp Brush Creek for- est service officiate The fire in the ragged Bald Rock country of fce national Forest The fire he the and at to attempted to ride in the machine Tmt kept from doing ao by the arrival of mining partner who able to reason with the started when Tin M wrecked into The wai placed under Henry Armstrong Los Angeles negro who ring's first triple by winning a decision over Ixm Ambers at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night adHing the weight crown championships Sheared Turns To Mystery She Won't Talk of Private Life RENO SCHOOL TOTALS SOAR Over Expected For Coming Year NEW YORK Aug Shearer who is usually regarded as one of the women in Hollywood arm laden with 000 diamonds rubies and emeralds Wednesday and tested that the public was wrong when it regarded her as a a millionaire over 35 and c a power in Metro Here to witness the premiere of her newest film Marie An- the petite Canadian didn't clear up the mystery of what happened to the 000 her husband Irving berg is reputed to have left but she did say that she was personally not even a aire This lent some credence to reports the late producer had bequeathed his estate directly to their possibly to avoid a double inheritance tax before the fortune reached them But Shearer wouldn't she estimate her wealth at half a million All I would have if I were not she said would be a year That would not be enough for me to do all the things I should like to do if I retired Outside of her supposed for- tune Shearer is most con- cerned with what she says are false of her age These range tip to 38 She estimated that she left high school in Montreal she got into the at 15 became a star five yean later And that was 12 years ago which maker me Named on Air Advisory Board WASHINGTON Aug 17 Roosevelt Wed appointed Charles A Lindbergh a member of the new national advisory committee fo aeronautics The president also named Or ville Wright of Ohio a member tiw advisory committee which will include two present mem bers of the civil au Enrollment in Re 10 schools during I yeai period from in creased from 2818 to an igh of 3592 E Otis of Wednesday onal increase Is mr grammar school junior high chool and senior high school was 2818 in 2929 in 050 in 1928 3422 in 1929 3388 n 1930 3521 in 1931 3448 in 1932 401 in 1933 3390 in 1934 3515 n 1935 3475 in 1936 0327 in 1937 and 3592 in 1938 The numbe sf hi school dents Vaughn sail while enrollment in tho school division is leveling The over in entering caving was termed Uy arge by the Enrollment figures for both See Col 7 25 ng the school year HOBO JUNGLE RAIDED FOR Cleveland Excited as Other Torsos Are Found CLEVELAND Aug 18 raiding squad of police early Thursday routed more han 40 bums from a hobo ungle in the Cuyahoga River lats and rushed them to police headquarters for questioning in connection with the mystery of the mad butcher of Kingsbury Fifteen plainclothesmen and four uniformed officers after posting guards at all possible escape openings from the dingy bed to the city area five locks away routed the hoboes rom their bunks and ordered hem to stand in line until patrol wagons arrived The bums were negroes white and all types of foreigners They lived in the shanties and dirty quarters of the jungles in the river bed Police Silent Ness city safety director refused to comment further on the possibility of an arrest in the four-year hunt for the mad butcher ot Kingsbury whose twelfth and thirteenth tims were found dissected and de- composed Wednesday and day Kingsbury Run On the edge of the doWntown business district and near the Lake front has been the Scene of dis- covery of most of the headless dead Announcement of the hunt came as police hopes of ing the killer were bolstered by five meager clues found with the bodies of the latest victims The ragged blue coat a patchwork quilt a cracker box a container and a sugar sack apparently investigators to their greatest confidence in four years of hunting the cunning madman who slaughters persons obviously to hamper identification of ill open August 29 Total enrollment including and of himself The decapitated bodies of the tt P Prepares Busy Month for latest victims posed so badly that chances of identification were ound buried under rocks in a ump on the Lake Erie ront near the site of the Great akes Exposition only 300 yards rom the pier where hundreds of sail daily and a uarter mik from downtown Cleveland The discovery of the heads of he victims the first believed by kroner S R Gerber to be white woman about 35 and the a man possibly a negro ed police to theorize that the autcher has changed his become more careless WELL III SPARKS Aug ern Pacific Company is making arrangements for twenty five special trains to operated over its lines from September 10 to September 28 according to Sparks officials Twenty-two of the trains will be occupied by American Legion members while the other three are scheduled for the Insurance Company Five of the westbound trains stop in Reno for a few hours and one of the trains is scheduled to stop four hours in Reno a Good Idea EL PASO Aug IT- Juana Vargas 26 wa treated for a finger a a She told that waa ing her white he was asleep anA cut her finger BT BOB BURNS Jobs are pretty scarce now and you stand such a rigid ex- amination to get one that you can't help dering times how some of the men got in Maybe it's like the my Uncle Pot chy put an ad in the paper foi a farm hand and picked one mar out of three that applied for job I was anxious to see how hi went about gettin the ope wanted sc I says how did you know which of those las to And Uncle Potch says Well Robin I put em to little test I asked em how legs a giraffe had One said foui one five and the other sail nine You know which one gonna And I said The that Mid feur tnd Unde Pol chy said No the one that amain i
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