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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1924, Reno, Nevada SMELTER SETTLEMENTS Weekly average Copper 12.729 iy New Electrolytic spot tures E St Louis 6.95 YEAR TWELVE PAGES RENO NEVADA SATURDAY AUGUST 2 TWELVE PAGES WORLD GIRDLER ATI ANTIC TO ICELAND I 1 I THICK FLIES ALL ALONE TO HIS HAVEN Smith and Wade Missing Him In Mist Turn Back to See Whether He's Lost Two Still in Orkneys While One Plows Way to Goal in Midst of Arctic Seas land Aug Eric Nelson American airman with his mechanic Lieut John Harding Jir arrived here in the Hew leans shortly after four o'clock this afternoon after haying winged through two heavy fogs off the Orkney Islands where his two companion planes were forced to turn back to wall Scotland The landing was excellent and both men were in splendid tion despite their eight and one- half hours of strenuous flying The plane circled about twice and landed easily upon the water KIRKWALL Aug American army airmen on their world flight struck fog off the north coast of the Orkneys after out from here for land early today and the planes became separated Lieut Lowell H Smith and Wade circled chines for some time in a hunt lor Lieut Eric Nelson in the New Orleans the not finding him returned to Kirkwall To Await Nelson's Return The machines that back after- wards in Houton Bay to await the expected return of Nelson A wireless message to the cruiser Richmond which had preceded the airplanes notified her of the situation and she is returning Smith and Wade returned to wall at o'clock Their machines flew over and a message from Lieut Smith was dropped I Send a message to the Richmond that we nil became separated in the fog and that Wade and 1 have returned Have not seen Nelson since we became separated on the course twenty-five miles from Plunged into Fog The flight commander said that just after clearing the Orkneys the three planes plunged into a dense log ex- tending up three thousand feet The flyers avoided it by dodging eastward but were soon trapped in another and thicker fog The flyers immediately lost sight of each others but Smith and Wade turning eastward came gether ini a clear space twenty-five miles off Birsay in the Orkneys They searched half an hour for son and then abandoned the hunt to search for the Richmond in order to Torn to CONQUERORS OF AIR PASS OVER RENO ON WAY TO PACIFIC BOSTON Aug route of the world girdling army flyers across the United States was an- here today by Lieut R Jr chairman ot the world flight The stops after the flyers leave here will be Mitchell Field L I Washington D C Dayton O Chicago Omaha North Platte Cheyenne Salt Lake City Sacramento Eugene Ore and Seattle This means that the world ers will pass over Reno on their way from Salt Lake to San cisco It is not supposed that they will stop here but at the ing field all will he in readiness for them if they do it was said today i i in FLAMES STILL DEVOUR WOODS ON Ml ROSES SIDES AVIATOR'S PLANE IS AGAIN m MacLaren on Bering Islands But His Machine Is Hurt Aid Going to Him OF MAY COME TONIGHT SAY Men Struggling Desperately To Check Flames Floriston Ridges on Eagle Lake and Quincy Fires Thought to Be About Controlled Two large columns of smoke trailing westward over the Sierra this gave evidence that the lires were far trom being under control Dark smoke was noted and then two pillars of white smoke followed in wake indicating the forests were burning ami not just smouldering High Winds Hamper Work High winds again hampered the work of the two hundred or more men en- gaged in fighting the forest lire near Floriston yesterday and night and while the situation is more en- TT on that section of the blaze p COAST over Mount Rose CUTTER ALGONQUIN between Atka E De ranger at Truckee and Attu Islands Aug said today the opposite was the plane living around in the northeast part of the Farad i canyon where a blaze northwest world with a party ol British i3 wi met with an accident at Nikolski Islands today but no one was hurt said a wireless message Irom the Canadian val The parly headed by Maj A Stuart MacLaren Hew to West Kamchatka Kamchatka beria Thursday American time said a message received Ironi shortly Before thes one telling of the accident -A was made Irom to Nikolski today the Bering Island The second message said that the which yesterday was off Kamchatka about live miles from Nikolski was full lor that point Camp ordered a new camp of fire fighters established on the north side of the river with instructions to com- bat the blaze from the northwest south to the river at Farad He Thinks Power Plant Safe In the opinion of De Camp there is now not much danger of the power company's plant at Farad getting in the patch of the flames again but the power company forces must continue to maintain their men along the lire lines in order to protect their poles and wires The fire last night went Crystal Peak river returns eastward burning ligh up on the mountain and making It unusually difficult to fight The other branch of the blaze toward Turn to Page Three TO BE PLAN OF BIG TREES SAN FRANCISCO Aug for- est fire situation was brought close to San Francisco today when a blaze broke out on the west side ol ten miles north of the city in Marin county The smoke of the lire could be seen from here A fire lorce led by Thomas Kent son of former Congressman William Kent was reported to have blocked flames before they reached the high timber near the toup of the mountain IS STABLE AGAIN MARION O Aug marked the first anniversary of the death of the late President Warren I Mexico will be formally presented to WASHINGTON Aug B Warren's resignation as ambassador to Gamaliel Harding in this his home town Always avoiding ostentatious mony while he lived his wishes were being followed alter death No public ceremony had been arranged other than the laying of a wreath at his tomb in the cemetery here The wreath sent by President Coolidge was to be placed without pomp During the day hundreds wound their way along the shady paths ol the cemetery stood for a few moments with bowed head at his tomb and passed on At p m the his death in San Francisco a year ago the old bell in the Central fife station was to sound lor the departed President Coolidge on Monday and the president shortly thereafter will an- his selection of his successor The retiring ambassador who ar- rived in Washington yesterday to be a guest at the White House lor severa days made an informal statement day on relations between the United States and Mexico which he declared are today on a more satisfactory ba- sis than at any time since the latter part ot the Diaz administration WASHINGTON Aug ment of an additional Republican head quarters in Minneapolis for the pose ol conducting an intensive in the Northwestern states recognized as the stronghold of Senator La independent has been taken under by the party campaign agers Senator Curtis of Kansas can whip of the senate has advised the acting Republican management to take such a step declaring it be the only effective means of making the light in the states of Wisconsin Minnesota North and South Dakota and Montana Several communications from Senator Curtis on the subject are before National Chairman Butler and the Kansas Senator presented his views at a White House dinner ence last night to President Coolidge decision has been reported The question is to be discussed by Mr Coolidge with Chairman Butler next week SETTLEMENT HEARS Air He'd Mastered Killed Him PLANE HE'S SHARP WITH WITNESS Berlin Invited to Send Its Delegates to London on Monday to Discuss It Allies in Conference Have Reached Perfect Harmony On Dawes Plan Aug Associated complete program for launching the Dawes reparations plan was agreed upon by the conference during a hour plenary session at the foreign office this morning Germans Invited Expected Monday The allied premiers and Ambassador Kellogg took up the technical points with which the experts had struggled in two all-night sessions and after modifications which Premiers McDonald and Herriot accepted the compromise settlement was reached Prime Minister MacDonald this sent to the German embassy an invitation to the German government to send delegates to the conference The embassy dispatched the tion to Berlin immediately Mr Donald having expressed the hope that the German delegation might be able to arrive here Monday German Opinion Prime Minister MacDonald will hand the invitation to the German embassy this afternoon and Minister Stresemann and his colleagues are ex- to reach London Monday night The conference will enter its final phase with arrival of the Germans who will be asked to express their insane rather than VIEWS AS TO SANITY Doctor Who Says Youths Are Mentally 111 Is Asserted To Have Called Them Mad Cross-Examination Is Keen At Hearing Before Judge Caverley CHICAGO Aug direct attack on the of Dft William A White head of the government hospital lor the insane at Washington was made in Judge court today by Robert E Crowe state's attorney who examined the doctor on his testimony n defense of Nathan Leopold Jr and Loeb Original Report Sought The attack developed in a short day session when the prosecutor ed Dr White to produce the original report he had made for defense It was stated flatly by Mr Crowe over objections that came hurriedly from Attorney Darrow and Walter that the report had inions oh the lor putting the Datsea scheme The plenary session adopted the re- port of the first committee of experts dealing with defaults and penalties also adopted the report of the third committee pertaining to reparation transfers WASHINGTON Aug of the La tial ticket kept a eye on proceedings of the executive council of the American Federation of Labor in session at Atlantic City Up to Labor Leaders Although hopeful that an ment for their national ticket would emerge from the gathering it was de- clared that the independent progressive executive committee would refrain Irom making any representations to the federation executive council Leaders of the labor organizations ill be left without information Irom he outside it was emphasized to take uch position in the approaching cal campaign as may seem best to lem Vestern Manager Named Frank A Harrison of Nebraska was today as regional manager or the La campaign or the live states ol Iowa Nebraska Missouri vand Wyoming Mr was campaign manager in Nebraska lor Senator m of California Mr Harrison will make his FLYER IS NOW IN KARACHI India Aug ated Pedro Zanni Ar- gentine aviator lowing route traversed by the SARATOGA SPRINGS N T Aug Sharpe Kilmer's Sunny Man a 7 to 1 choice won the States Hotel stakes for two years olds at six furlongs today Harry Payne Reminder was second and a heavily ed favorite third Fifteen colts anc fillies started The time was The stake one of the richest of the Saratoga meeting has a cash value o JUDGE SHIRAS IS DEAD Pa AUgr Jr justice of the United States supreme court from to 1903 died In a hospital here today from monia which developed after he had fractured his leg in a fall at his horn X 1 J me nis leg in a rail at nis nome flyer Sutart MacLaren five weeks ago He was JEROME Ariz Aug ed Verde Copper Company last broke all production records at its properties here mining between and pounds 61 the red metal it was announced today by company officials The highest prior production in one month during the peak of the war time was pounds ONE YEAR AS PRESIDENT WASHINGTON Aug Coolidge completed his first in office sticking to his desk through most of the day as be has throughout the entire period THREE SCORE LIVES LOST ISLAND CRAFT BURNS Aug 2 Associated One lifeboat containing natives which put off from the Agusan when that craft burned In the sea of danap last Tuesday has landed on the coast said a dis- patch Early estimates placed the loss of life in the disaster to the Agusan at sixty and although the exact number o persons aboard the craft when sh burned is not known it still is lhany are yet to be accounted for The steamer Cosin rescued sixty survivors th Agusan when she burned The-coast guard vessel Bustamente Which has searching lor the mil of the Agusan has found no trace o her ROBERT E CROWE State's attorney at Chicago who cuses alienist witness of bad faith STOPPED PART OF mentally sick CaveMy the ol insanity wad barred from the present proceedings the re- port might ont be competent Would Be Contradiction But you expostulated Mr Crowe if that report shows that lor a day this witness has found these boys insane and then lor the same lee now holds them only mentally sick I believe your honor will give less weight to his opinions Says Loeb Mentally III Richard mentally ill on May 21 1924 when he and Nathan Leopold Jr kidnaped and murdered Robert Franks it was testified on cross examination by Dr White Judge John R Caverly sustained an objection by Walter Bachrach of de- fense counsel when Robert E Crowe states attorney tried to learn whether the expert though Loeb insane A Sparring Match The same opinion was given as ta Leopold The session developed a sharp sparring match between the ness and prosecutor Sometimes Mr Crowe's questions elicited a smile from the doctor again he complained they were meaningless and at other times Turn to Page Three LEADER IS TRUSTY Loyal Sergeant in Tells Court How He Made His Company Obey MANILA 2 Associated one club and the will ol one determined man suppressed the recent disorders among one com- pany of the Philippine Scouts it wais disclosed In testimony before the court-martial which is trying more than two hundred scouts on charges of joining a mutiny Bolo and Club for Discipline On the stand today First Sergeant told how he had persuaded his company ol the Fifty-seventh in- fantry to turn out lor drill July 7 alter all the men of the unit had re- fused to leave their barracks naldo said he went upstairs to the company squad room with his bolo in his right hand and a policeman's club in his left and proceeded to trim out He said the company drilled without further protest after he had told the II you are going to refuse to obey the government you'll have to till me first Explained in Many Dialects OSSINING N Y Aug H Anderson former state ent of the League now serving a year's sentence in Sing Sing lor third degree forgery has been made a trusty prison officials announced today change allows the former dry under control Suggestions from medical the Los Angeles county ical the department of agriculture to carry out or ize investigations have been answered by Secretary Wallace with the state ment that the disease already has been the subject of prolonged study HUGHES HONORS HERO BRUSSELS Aug Hughes placed a wreath with thi American colors on the tomb of this Belgian Unknown Soldier this BANKS OLD MILLIONS NEW YORK Aug condition of clearing house banks anc trust companies week he new dormitory overlooking the old Tison He now spends only thirty ix hours a week behind prison walls s aign headquarters at Lincoln Neb Header the privilege of occupying one pi His duties will be to co-ordinate the and attractive of the various organization in the territory under his He arrived at Chicago Irom today to confer with John M Nelson of in national manager Mr Harrison will go to Nebraska early next week MO PEST WASHINGTON Aug Wallace has refused to permit any experimentation in the United States with the loot and mouth disease which las recently caused heavy loss in California cattle but which now is Later he said the company refused to turn out for retreat with the result that he went upstairs again with his bolo and club and held retreat inside the barracks with every man present In cross-examination ol witnesses at the trial during the last two days the defense has sought to bring out that the scouts failed to understand the meaning ol their refusal to perform duty as explained in various dialects by the Ringleaders Yet to Be Tried The court today adjourned over un- til Monday The prosecution expects defense witnesses will be called There remains to be held the trial of a number of ringleaders in charged with inciting a mutiny Air Experts Say Pilot Made Every Effort to Right Falling Machine Jury Fails to Fix Any Blame for Fall of Mail Aviator Reno mourned today for William P Blanchfield air mail pilot who lost his life yesterday while paying tribute to a late buddy of the air service Those who knew him well thought only of his goodness his manliness his daring and his devotion to duty Pilot Killed Instantly killed instantly cording to those who watched him spiral over the Knights of Pythias cemetery while drop ers over the Samuel J rans air mail mechanic yesterday and who saw his plane upset in an air pocket go into a Hat spin and then into a nose dive which carried him to death When his machine had cooled and his Body removed at the direction of the coroner his hands were still clutching the controls He had made a fight to the final moment to regain control of the falling ship When cortege left the Masonic temple where services of the Pythian Knights had been held entered at the air field and soar He climbed lit to to drop over the little grave Shortly after the cor- arrived at the cemetery and the services at the grave started plane appeared high over the heads ol the group of mourners ana began spiraling downward the open grave As he circled lower and lower to drop the floral tribute ot the air service the tiny American flag which is carried ori the rudder of the air mail ships could be seen ing in the breeze Wind Scuttles He was at an altitude of close six hundred leet nearly in position to drop the wreath when plane struck a gnist ol wind that sent it into a Hat spin The pilot apparently was unable to right the machine and im- mediately went into a nose dive Those gathered at the grave watched the falling with horror as it dropped Rev Brewster Adams about to commit the body ol Gerrans to the grave ed in his committal ceremony Several ol the women attending the funeral fainted and the obsequies were brought to a sudden termination when it was realized that Blanchfield had crashed to the ground Plane Wrecks WirM plane dived Into a mass of telephone and electric wires and then plunged to the ground The ex- plosion which followed when it struck the earth told the funeral spectators that the machine had crashed ana ran to the scene By the time reached the home of A B against the porch of which the KLAN HALL OF LONDON Aug hope is expressed is many the week-end con- the British ministers and the heads Of the fern and Southern Irish governments will to appoint a ber qf the boundary commission set up jy the Anglo-Irish treaty thus ing the deadlock which has existed since the ratification of ALBANIA Ga Aug permission by the city commission to Use the municipal auditorium for ond degree work scheduled for August 7 the local lodge Knights of the Ku Klan applied to the officials of the Supreme Benevolence a big negro fraternal organization for of its assembly hall in its tional headquarters building and the permission was readily granted according to officers of the negro plane had landed the plane a mass of flames and home a roaring furnace The blazing plane and house made any efforts at impossible clouds of smoke rolled skyward as flames played about the eaves the house It seemed but a moment thing about the machine had een consumed The fire department ad arrived in the meantime but was save home Occupants of HOUM Escape Within the house the plane rashed were Mrs McKinley her a guest They from the house when they heard he crash the explosion and were so frightened they did not realize what happened until werity Blanchfield was killed Instantly it was indicated when his body was re- moved from the plane His head rested upon the of the plane and there is every indication the skull was crushed And possibly his neck When plane crashed to he ground it first struck the power company wires and then telephone wires putting tele- phone out ot commission in that sixty telephone ines reared to day as as possible The tele- phone cable was burned out and this MEXICAN CANDIDATES MEET ON STEPS WHEN BARRED OUT MEXICO CITY Aug rump chamber of deputies was opened on the steps of the building last night by agrarian and laborite claimants to seats in the chamber and trouble was feared today should members the federated socialistic bloc constituting majority of the chamber attempt to enter large of aside the armed guards in Iront of the ber and opened their session by be- consideration of tials They declared they would ap prove enough deputies to make it pos for them to session in the chamber in opposition to th socialistic bloc Should the radicals carry out announced plans there is extreme like of two congresses sitting simultaneously the o violence than would of an ordinary break Aviator's Money When Coroner Bull picked up the of the dead aviator he found a roll of bills three twenties and one ten which had be MI burned In half at the fold or crease He also took into his custody -some silver money and an identification card Blanchfield is survived by a brother Michael F Blanchfield of San Joee who will arrive -in tomorrow a Hra Duffy of few York who notified and his mother in Ireland was a native of Ireland twenty-nine rears of age Funeral arrangements will be made after the arrival of the brother tomorrow record ms a flyer In
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