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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1938, Reno, Nevada COUNTY BOX WEATHER FORECAST and Vicinity PARTLY CLOUDY TONIGHT AND LITTLE TEMPERATURE CHANGE TEMPERATURE AT Z P M TODAY 71 Bar S equivalent New York T E St Louis 4.1 J St SIXTY-SECOND YEAR SIXTEEN PAGES RENO NEVADA WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 1938 SIXTEEN PAGES NO 148 Dripping Skies in New York To Cat Attendance at Fight IN EARLY FOR BATHE Heavyweight Match Not Expected to Reach Mark Of One Million Weather Uncertain But Firm in No Postponement Policy NEW YORK June 22 After an early afternoon shower had threatened Promoter Mike Jacobs peace the weather prospects for the Joe weight title fight took a turn for the better Late this afternoon the began to break and the sun over the city The prospect of a ram hard enough to force postponement of the bout at the Yankee stadium appeared slight NEW YORK June 22 slightly dripping skies late today the final fuss and flurry of went forward for tonights world championship fight between Joe Louis and Max WEATHER UNCERTAIN The uncertain weather figured to kill off the chance that the blj match would reach the mark In gross gate receipts but Promoter Mike Jacobs Insisted only a sudden and persistent downpour would prompt him to order a night's postponement Latest box reports prior to the Yankee stadium gates 5 p.m Indicated a total advance sale of and a aggregate in the vicinity of Before and after the principals stepped on the official scales with Champion Louis weighing anc Challenger 193 crowds of curious fight fans thronged the vicinity of Madison Square Garden besides mid-town tels and bringing back memories of the hectic fistic days before Jack turned restaurateur Ticket speculators reaped an eleventh-hour harvest despite thi showery weather and the fact tha plenty of pasteboards still were available at all Quota ran from to for ring fide seats of face value depend Ing upon the location JOE HAS BEARD Hundreds of sports writers whi witnessed the under th Garden's spotlights looked in vain for developments lated to help fortify their flgh opinions or predictions Least con cerned of all apparently were Loul and Schmeling The champion had a growth of beard Neither Joe nor Max exchanged words perfunctory or otherwise a Dr William Walker the examiner confirmed their physical condition The weights offered no clue either They were remarkably clos to the figures for their last flgh In 1936 when Louis scaled 198 anc 192 Louis remained a 1 to 2 shot t turn the tables on his German rival among Broadway bookmakers de spite rumors from outlying precincts that some of the back ers were giving longer odds Report from the betting center indicated more money was beln wagered than for any championship bout since Gen Tunney beat Jack Dempsey forth second time in Chicago In 1927 seemed as though most of the ex peeled crowd of eighty IS STAGED TODAY SACRAMENTO June 22 Arthur H Samish San Francisc lobbyist went on trial In court here today on a charge o criminal contempt for falling to re spend to a grand jury subpoena Samish was accused a meaner for his refusal to appear a a witness at the grand jury inquiry June 16 The grand Jury la gating charges that some members of the legislature have engaged In practices Samish later was served with a second subpoena which commanded his appearance tomorrow and dered him to bring all his books and records Into court Selection of the Jury was com- at noon and it was expected the contempt case would be con- eluded today FINDS DIVIDED FOR RELIEF AND WASHINGTON 22 IP This Is how congress split up the In the approved by President for works relief jobs tor persons until March 1 1939 for public works projects under PWA expected to provide a year's work for persons for the low-cost housing program for farm parity payments for farm loans and grants to more than farm ilies for the rural program for the national youth administration to aid persons of school ages to start a year federal public building program that eventually will cost for the Puerto Rico reconstruction administration for administrative costs and numerous agencies FOR PWA IN STATES OF ATTORNEYS KILLED IN LOS ANGELES AT lAL LOS ANGELES Juno 22 tured In a Jury room In the hall of records Arthur Emil Hansen eight confessed today Sheriff's cers said that he had shot and killed two lawyers R D Mclaughlin and J Irving Hancock In superior court chambers SLAYER CAPTURED Capt William Penprase said sen told him everything went red after Court Commissioner Kurtz Kauffman gave an adverse decision In a land case to which Hansen was a party I walked Into the courtroom saw those two attorneys and everything went Capt Penprase quoted Hansen Commissioner Kauffman ly escaped being shot He had been walking with the two attorneys on the eighth floor but excused himself for a few minutes As soon as he stepped aside there was a burst of gunfire McLaughlin and Hancock fell to the floor and Hansen fled down a corridor CAUGHT IN JURY ROOM Captain said Hansen was captured In the Jury room back of Commissioner Kurtz's office He said Hansen resided at 942 Bonnie Brae street Los Angeles BARBARA APPEALS TO POLICE FOR 291 Projects Approved by Chiefs At Washington List of Grants Is Headed By Connecticut School With Gift WASHINGTON June 22 public works administration began Its 1938 program today with allotments of In grants and of loans for 291 projects 291 PROJECTS Howard A Gray assistant said the 291 projects would Involve of construction The grants were forty-five per cent of the cost and the loans for fifty-five per cent The difference between the total of loans and grants and total of construction cost Gray said woud be made up by the cants Six grants fell in the million dollar class but the vast majority were from a few thousand to as much as a half million Southbury Conn led the list with a grant of for school con- struction estimated to cost They had been approved by ident Roosevelt even before he signed the yesterday at Hyde Park N Y His pen strokes were the signal for PWA and all federal spending agencies to swing into action with their grams details of which have been ready for weeks PWA construction work will be allocated dally until two thousand will been made public Friday night The bulk is expected to be projects on which the government will advance grants for forty-five per cent of the cost and the applicants will put up the other fifty-five per cent MORE APPLICATIONS The first group of two thousand projects will cost about After this week PWA allotments will be announced as applicants qualify for their share of the agency's fund Public works week's projects Countess Fears Kidnaping Of Boy After Threats of Violence Are Received London Court Takes To Allay Worry of Girl Who Was Divorced Here LONDON June 22 British court's action in ing Countess Barbara Hutton Haugwitz request for a legal order presumably safeguarding her two-year-old son Lance tonight gave rise to rumors of a rift with her ish nobleman husband The nature of the court order was not revealed and the ru- mors were based on the fact that the count had been absent from London since his tate departure two weeks ago He was reported to be where on the continent but friends said they did not know his exact whereabouts Attorneys for the countess said a statement could not be made at present because of legal reasons UNION OF REAL Republican Chairman Holds Out Invitation to Join Ranks with His Group officials said this were being taken from nearly three thousand tions held over from the old PWA program of the last five years They had been approved but could not go forward because of lack of funds New applications were expected to bring the total to about four sand or enough to produce New Deal Is Failure Says Speaker in Address Made In Southern State LONDON June 22 Barbara Hutton low today paid an unexpected visit to Bow street court and obtained an order believed intended to safeguard her baby son Lance from the ger of kidnaping ACTION NOT DISCLOSED However the nature of the worth heiress application and the process granted by the magistrate was not disclosed The count was not with the ess He was reported to be where on the continent and to be expected back in London shortly Sir Patrick Hastings one of Brit- ain's best known attorneys the countess to a private ting with the magistrate as reports circulated that she had received a letter she considered threatening to the safety of her baby Silent guards watched the stately mansion of the lows from behind locked gates The countess merely said she had taken certain precautions to guard the child two-year-old Count Lance don's wealthiest baby against a re- ported threat She was understood to have re- mained up until 2 a m today Her attorney said it was sible to make a statement at the moment for legal reasons GUARDS ON HAND Scotland Yard was said to have posted guards at all ports and fields to watch for the arrival from Two British Ships Sunk By Sky Raider as London Continues Peace Appeals POINT Grand Canyon Ariz June 22 from seven Western states closed the fifth biennial regional conference of ness and Professional Women's Clubs today by voting to meet in Glacier National Park in 1940 In the only resolution adopted the women petitioned the national to provide a full-time field secretary for the Western states be- cause they are too far distant from national headquarters AFTER 18 YEARS WELLSVILLE N Y June 22 IIP Lost for eighteen years a dia- mond ring worth was found by Mrs Myron George while spading her tulip bed She wired the ring's owner Mrs Frank W Murphy San Angelo Tex to Come and get your ring of construction by June abroad of a suspected person Of- 1940 The works progress administration which received in the also prepared to put new funds into operation but on a more limited scale ROLLS INCREASE Work relief rolls which have been Increasing at the rate of about thirty thousand persons a week are near the average which Harry Hopkins said he ex- to carry with a possible of three million The new funds are supposed to last until next Match 1 This PWA officials said Is to be looked upon as additional funds to keep us going in our present stride and we intend to carry on without fuss or feathers The inserted In the WPA appropriation for direct relief they said will be subject to presi- order and probably will be held lor emergencies None believed It woud be used at once for the relief of cities such as Chicago and Cleveland which have exhausted local relief funds and failed to get additional tions from the state legislatures The amount for direct relief is so one WPA official said It Is that we could under- take any widespread activity Pickets Busy At Cemetery PHILADELPHIA June 22 Thirty laborers toting unfair signs picketed a cemetery today The demonstration was by striking workmen who had been excavating the cemetery In preparation for a were said to have and a full description The main gates of the Woolworth heiress new home were locked eral patrolled the grounds and tradesmen were ad- mitted only If they could show i Despite the precautions however a nurse wheeled the winsome sandy-haired baby around the grounds In his big black carriage during the morning Scotland Yard authorities said they had provided no special guards or other protection and disclaimed knowledge of a kidnap threat An official said he had no tion that police had been mobilized but he did not directly deny the report In March 1936 a month after Lance was born reports of similar threats were denied Later how- ever a man was sentenced to four months imprisonment for Ing money from the countess for exposing an imaginary plot Britain's kidnapers have been few and far between and usually BIRMINGHAM Ala June 22 John D M Hamilton Republican national chairman proposed today a union of real Democrats and bers of his party which he termed the only organized champion of the philosophy NO BARRIER There is today no insurmountable barrier between the real Democrats of the South and the Republican he told the Alabama state Republican convention Seeking to end the solid support of the Democratic party Hamilton made his address in one of the six Southern states carried by Alfred E Smith in 1928 Only the deep-seated loyalty which conies from years of loving and serving their party many Southern Democrats today from formally and openly repudiating the Democratic party under its present he said If free enterprise for which the South always has fought is to be re- established then principles must triumph over our emotions and our prejudices ALIEN PHILOSOPHY Hamilton declared the New Deal was dedicated to an alien We hear the leader of that cratic party Castigate ers as he said We see a war of extermination waged against several Southern members of that party in congress solely because they have been true to the faith and have dared vote their convictions Citing expanded production and of cotton the South's staple crop Hamilton said the out- look is darker than it has ever been this is due primarily to the New Deal and its policies of artificial and enforced restrictions Cotton during the twenties aged around twenty cents a he said and added the present price in New York translated into the terms of the old gold dollar is alent to lowest level In recorded history Let him who said at Charleston S C we planned it that way explain that New Deal failure ACTION CALLED NEED Addressing the opening session of the state Republican convention last night he said action against President Roosevelt and the New Deal was necessary He asked the South to turn Re- publican as the only way left for voters to express their disapproval of things that are going on in the White House Hamilton said there are no geo- graphical lines in the fight and If you want to live as an can you must vote Republican Governor's Announcement Of Senate Aspirations Precipitates Drive Attorney General Is First To State He Wants To Be Next Executive HULL KEEPS OUT OF SPY Turn to page 11 Col 4 low-cost housing project sought union recognition They Empty Whiskey Keg Has Kick Man with Match Soon Learns FENNVILLE Mich June 22 A whiskey keg retained a lot of kick today even though it was empty Edward Felker thirty year old mill worker pulled the bung and lighted a j match to inspect the keg which had been lying for hours in the sunlight The keg thereat exploded hurling Felker ten feet away left ankle was broken and he was burned severely about the face arms and cheat ANKARA Turkey June 22 Political circles predicted today that Turkish troops would enter the Syrian district of ad- joining the Turkish border within ten days to collaborate with the French army In quelling tion unrest Latest reports from both Paris and indicated the of an amicable settlement of the recurrent dis- pute over treatment of Alexandretta citizens who are scheduled to vote in July to determine whether their district Is to be controlled by Turks or Arabs French authorities normally would supervise the election since Syria is French mandate WASHINGTON June 22 Secretary Hull said today the state department was keeping out of the spy ring case m New York He said the case was a matter for the department of justice to handle He added that without Intending to minimize or to magnify the tance of the investigation he did not consider the case one to rant intervention on the part of the state department His remark was Interpreted as in- that no communications were passing between this ment and Germany on subject MILES CITY Mont June 22 of thirty-eight ies of persons killed in the wreck of the Milwaukee railroad's pian have been identified officials announced this afternoon At the same time they Indicated forty-six was the probable death toll and added four names to the list of missing The most recent bodies identified they said were those of Margery Clancy Bloomington HI Nelly Clancy Bloomington 111 Miss lian Erickson and Randoph Perkins of ton D C Perkins was the son of Mllo Perkins assistant secretary of i agriculture ALBANY N Y June 22 York's political fog lifted today as Democratic Governor Herbert H Lehman bid for a vacated United States senate seat on which the major 1938 New Deal test will pivot and precipitated a scramble for the governorship SLATES DISCUSSED Immediately forty-four year old State Attorney General John J nett Jr tossed his hat Into the ring as a Democratic aspirant for the state's first four-year governorship as both Republican and Democratic anxious to learn man's belated sion of opposing slates The three-term sixty year old into the tional picture made more evident the fact that New York's fall loting will be watched as a eter of national trend in view of the fact he is uni- credited with dealing one of the strongest blows at President Roosevelt's court reorganization State voters also fill a second senatorial seat Lehman a powerful once described by the president as my good right made the first move last night in a printed ment that he would accept the nomination if his party de- sired him to succeed the late Royal S Copeland Less than two hours ater Bennett made known his MANY DEVELOPMENTS These were the rapid-fire 1 Speculation arose as to sr New York's junior Democratic Senator Robert F Wagner would be a candidate for reelection in an at- empt to retain the state's seniority n the upper house or seek the nomination 2 Washington students of lcs What attitude will dent Roosevelt take toward the aspirations of the man who last year left the ranks of his un- conditional supporters after ing many New Deal 3 Republican leaders aged by Lehmann's withdrawal from the gubernatorial field predicted election of their first governor since 1922 Said Republican State man William S This clinches it We will sweep the state 4 Possibility grew that tan's Prosecutor Thomas E Dewey may be drafted as the Republican gubernatorial nominee 5 Tammany Hall's reform er Jeremiah T Mahoney and Judge George Gordon Battle also RIVERS IN OCEAN FLOW SILENTLY ON TOP OF EACH OTHER SAN DIEGO Calif June 22 Great silent rivers In the ocean have been found that flow on top of each other and In opposite directions The deepest of these riven Is the slowest flowing along the ocean floor at the rate of a mile or two a day R H ing of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography said today Others near the surface flow as fast as two or three miles an hour Fleming explained to the Pacific division of the American Association tor the ment of Science that these mass water movements weie something like an air masses of the sky He suggested they might hold secrets akin to this air masses which scientists have found so im- portant in weather forecasting Off the Pacific coast there is a sea surface river running south about 200 meters deep while just under it is another great river quite a bit colder running north In the Atlantic there have been found as many as four rivers one below another flowing in different directions FOR PEACE ARE REPORTED LONE PILOT VESSELS AT London Ignores Sinking as Prime Minister Presses His Plans for Truce Optimism of Yesterday b Absent Today Armistice Hopes Dwindle Turn to page 11 Col 2 IN SHANGHAI June 22 W peace moves to halt the spreading warfare were re- ported under way today WARPLANES ACTIVE The reports came as Japanese warplanes struck three times at the south China port of ening large-scale Invasion of south China and new friction cropped up at Nanking and Shanghai Emissaries of the sored north China provisional were said to be holding preliminary negotiations with of the Chinese ment of Generalissimo Chiang shek The German Transocean News Agency quoted C T Wang Chinese foreign minister as emphasizing the usefulness of mediation by a third party since China and Japan desire to terminate hostilities but neither is willing to take the for reasons of prestige Wang also was quoted as ing Japan must make the first over- tures PLEA ISSUED It was recalled that the north China government last Saturday sued a plea for peace apparently with the approval of the Japanese army mission at In Shanghai a Japanese embassy spokesman declared that Japan would discuss peace with any nese government except that of the Chiang's In what was regarded as an tion to feelers put out by both Chinese and Japanese the man said that peace will be tled when Chiang disappears from the scene Calif June 22 young sons of Clinton E Gentry a widower were burned to death when fire destroyed his home night The tragedy occurred m the ab- sence of the father and a third son Uinton jr Firemen early today recovered the sodies of Raymond twelve and Leon seven but were unable to de- JOB IS OFFERED TO termine the cause of the flames which razed both the house and a garage The Gentry family moved last March after their home in Calif ton was damaged by flood CHICAGO June 21 Cook county board voted unanimously VALENCIA Spain June 22 Two British ships were sunk outside Valencia harbor today by a lone sky In a continuation of the long series of warplane attacks on foreign shipping in ports of Spain The Sunlon British ship formerly of Greek registry struck by an incendiary and explosive bombs burned furiously for six hours and then settled to the tom Previously the freighter shattered by an aerial torpedo had gone down with seven thousand tons of grain All the crew of two Including a German observer for the nonintervention committee were taken off safely Today's attacks brought to four the total of airplane attacks oil British ships since the Spanish war half in the last three months SINKING IGNORED LONDON June 22 Brit- ish government calmly ignored the sinking of two more of her merchant ships in the Mediterranean today and continued to canvass the of a truce IE Spain awd operation of her friendship pact with Italy Prospects of a Spanish armistice appeared to be dimming but Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain denied in the house of commons that Italy by current diplomatic negotiations was trying to drive a wedge between Britain and Prance There was a brief flurry of after yesterday's agreement by the nonintervention subcommittee on withdrawal of volunteers in the Spanish war an important tor in adjustment of British French and Italian relations Britain is pledged to explore the possibilities of truce but Italy is demanding a victory by Insurgent General Franco and France has agreed to close her frontier ment of armaments to Spain few believed any armistice could bo reached This seemed especially true in view of the vast ideological differ- ent es between the Barcelona leftist government and the tern Burgos Insurgent government BLAME ITALIANS There was no stir among ment circles here because of the sinking of the two British ships just outside Valencia harbor by a single attacking berlain yesterday and on June 14 told the of commons the could not guarantee safety of private shipping in Spanish The government believes planes In the service of Spanish In- are responsible for ed sinkings of British ships but Chamberlain has made clear there will be no retaliation Eager to put into effect the An- pact signed at Rome April 16 the prime minister said in parliamentary discussion today that the Italian government likewise has made plain their desire that the agreement should be brought into force at the earliest moment consistent with fulfillment of the prerequisite conditions Settlement of the Spanish war is one of the conditions mentioned but there were strong indications tonight the two governments planning not to wait until the ish war is over to put their pact In- to effect It was believed that as soon aa county hospital at Oakland The Chicago position pays Debutante Bride and Clerk Are Out Today CANTON N Y June 23 Paul Gilson clerk and his debutante bride who gave up a fortune to wed him went today Mrs Gilson daughter of Dr and Mrs David H Webster of New York City and Stamford Conn When In- formed of the marriage Dr ster was quoted as saying he would cut his daughter off from a million day to offer the of the j county hospital to Dr Benjamin proportionate withdrawal of for- Warren Black director of the fighters in Spain is effected Italy and Britain would proceed with ratification of the agreement DELAYS FACE PROGRAM Numerous technical and likely delays face the evacuation program despite material ments by the withdrawal plan adopted yesterday Arthur Henderson Laborite raised the question whether Italy would like to weaken Franco-British relations In view of the fact that the Italian government has pended discussions which they were replied hav for their future residence Turn to 11 Cat DL
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