Nevada State Journal, March 1, 1926

Nevada State Journal

March 01, 1926

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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - March 1, 1926, Reno, Nevada METAL PBICES BAR electi oly tic, spot ao4 futures HKc. spot FULL ASSOCIATED HfcSS MEWS SERVICE THE WEATHER The highest temperature recostcA yesterday was degrees, lowenl is. fair; no change In temperature. 51. NO. 306, RENO, NEVADA, jiAROH 1, 1926 FIVE CENTS SPANISH WAR VET RILLS ELKO LANDLORD Naval Officer to Attempt Flight to True Pole in Summer FLIGHT IS T BEING CONSIDERED RUNAWAY daughter of W. W. Rogers and the titled Austrian left. The count U suing for a divorce. Personnel to Be Made Up of Reserve Navy Officers and Men WASHINGTON, Feb. Manned almost entirely by volun- from the eommieaioned and enlisted rolls of the naval reserve the polar exploration expedition headed by Lieutenant Comman- der Richard E. Byrd will eail from New York late in March aboard the board steamer Chentier, hoping to blase an air route the north polo itself, sweep over wide areas never be- fore visited by man, and be baek home again before Plans for the expedition are now virtually completed, Commander Byrd said today, and assembling of the men and equipment will begin immediately. Expetlence gained by Byrd In command ot the naval planes that accompanied the Mac- Millan expedition last year has gone Into the preparations and he Is confident of success In the undertaking, which was financed by a group of Americans interested in polar explorations. 30 In Partv The Chantier H a 3500 ton lake type vessel suitable for deep sea cruising and the whole party, In- cluding the crew of the ship as well as flying personnel, will number about 30. A three-englned Fokker design plane will be used for the push northward toward the pole from ttnjra where the hop-off from the Chan tier will be made. Byrd will be accompanied on most of the flights only by Word Bennett; chief petty officer In the naval air service, and his com pan ion in more than 3000 miles of fly- ing over the Ice last year. Th% plane will carry three men, however, and another air pilot will be included in the i arty. Considers Others Commander Byrd considering George R. Pond and Fred H. Beck- er, both naval reserve lieutenants of wide flying experience with all types of planes. He will also have the services of O O. Novlllc of the Vacuum OH company, as engineer- ing expert to deal with fuel prob- Icmzs In the operation of gas en- gines at low An experienced "Ice skipper" to command the Chantier and pilot her to the Kings Bay base, and also a. man of experience in sledge work in the far north, will be se- lected from civil life, but Comman- der Byrd will get the rest of his ship's company from the 6000 en listed fleet reservists of the navy, all of whom have bad from 16 to 20 years" of active duty with the fleet before passing: into the re- serve. Assured Men He has already been assured that far more men than he can take are eager to go. Commander Byrd believes that the success of the polar explore- tion by airplane depends) on avoid- ance of landings on the ice or water. He does not expect to come down except on land in order to avoid danger from ice Should be succeed In reaching the true pole, he plans to return to Cape Jessup, the north erly tip of Greenland, and strike out again to sweep the unknown region to the northwest of the cape, where many believe an Arctic con- tinent will be found. C i I I 5 Young Couple Struck by Train While Crossing Trestle CROSSING ACCIDENTS KILL EIGHT PERSONS Counteu Salm and Count Salm (Inset) Husband of Former cent Rogers Plans Early Departure NEW YORK, Feb. 28 Count lAidwig Salm Hoogstraeten anru unced today that he and his mother will return to Europe im- mediately, leaving the count's suit against the former Millicent Rogers in the hands of his attornev. Tli" count, who arrived from Washington Saturday night, said that he was eager to get back to his tennis. He explained he in- tended to enter the Davis cup tour- naments, representing Austria, his native land. He-man B. Goodsteln, his lawyer, said he would make the sailing ar- rangements for the count and his mother tomorrow. They expect to sail within a week. The count, commenting upon his recent visit to Palm Beach, where his wife and baby are wintering, said he is "thoroughly satisfied over the legal arrangement In re- gaa-d to the child The county and Boys Hit While Standing On Track Near Depot KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. SB- persons were re- ported to have been killed and four injured by railroad trains in grade crossing accidents and train wrecks in the United States todsy. Three trainmen died of in- jurin suffered within the week. The most tragic of the acci- dents was at a grade erosemg near Elberton, Ga., where four small children and their mother were killed outright when a pas- eenger train struck a motor ear in which they were taking a Sunday drive. The fatner and a son were injured. At Topeka, Kans., three boys were killed by a freight-train- as they iitood on a track watching a passenger train pass. At Cincinnati, a mother, son and little daughter were killed at a grade crossing where their mo- torcar was struck by a passenger train. The husband father and a baby daughter suffered fractured skulls, and It was considered un- likely that the baby would survive. At ChHllcothe. Mjo., a boy, 17, and a girl, 19, who weer strolling along the railroad track were run down and killed by a train as they were crossing a high trestle' hear the station. Another cotiplo, a short distance Ifiem, jumped to safety just In time. A switchman died at Altus, Okla., of injuries received last week. 3p- spite the valiant efforts of a fellow trainman who, when the switchman fel beneath a train, sacrificed an arm in an effort to save him. An engineer and fireman of a passenger train who were scalded when a engine toppled after side- swiping another, died at Altoona today. TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. Three boys were killed today when struck by a Union Pacific train. They were standing on the tracks watching a passengar train go by on a parallel track and apparently did not see a freight train coming from the op- posits direction. The dead: Jaskie Parker, 10; Billie Her. men, 12, and Wilbur Smith, 9. TRAIN STRIKES TWO CHILLICOTHE, Feb. 28.- Graham, 19, and Ever- ett Dowell, 17, were killed when a Wabash train struck them as they were crossing a high trestle a mile of the ChHllcothe depot to- day. Congress Expects to Git Away From Labors in Sixty Days SENATE TO CONSIDER ELECTION Quick Action on Legislate Now Pending Is Expected WASHINGTON, Feb. Although moving along in more or -ess Isisurely fashion, congress gradually is cleaning up its slats' and should be able to get away within two months at the tatsstf The foreign debt settlements and le annual appropriation bills are le principal Items left on the c ndar outside of farm relief railroad legislation. The senate has ire; election contests to settle, tout nee these reach the floor they are ot expected to consume a great eal of time. Labor Bill Up The house is expected to pass railroad labor bjff1 omorrow, and it will be taken up n the senate In the near House leaders also have two addl- ional appropriation bills down for inal action this for Salm deported on the grounds that he become a public charge. VENDETTA TAKES LIFE IN S. F. SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. body of Charles Lista. candy store proprietor, was found in his latin quarter shop early today, the climax, police believe, of a vendetta. The man had been shot through the back. There waa no indication of burglary and officers attrilute the kining to tho same feud that has claimed two other lives in the North Beach district wit bin. the last two months. Mr. Goodsteln characterized as j A gtrolig. wtna prevented them dicumus the attempt of Represen- j from hearing, the approaching train tatlve Laguardla to -have Count] and Miss Graham were strolling along the Wabash tracks with another couple, who were, walking ahead and Jumped Just in time to avoid being run down. CROSSING SMASH CINCINNATI. O., Feb. Mrs. Edith Anders, 38, Westwood O., her son John, 14, and daughter Hazel, 32, were killed near here to- night when a Big Four passenger train struck their automobile at a grade crossing. The husband anc father, John Anders, Westwood contractor, driver of the machine and a two-year-did daughter, re- ceived fractured skulls, The baby may die. FIVE KILLED ELBERTON, Feb. Five persons were killed snd two seri-nisly injured tonight, when a Seaboard Air l4ne passenger train an automobile at Crossing near here. The dead: Mrs. W. E. Fortson. Fort son, 6: Beatrice Fortson, 4; Haiti Fortson, 11; Earl Fortson, t. The younger members of th party all were children ol Mr. ani Mrs. Fortson. Mr. Fortson told physicians aft As- Press. ITALIAN CARDINAL DIES IN VATICAN ROME. Feb. Cagllero died, today. waa 8S yeara old. Born at Castelnuovo d'Astl, In tha archdiocese of Turin, January 11. 18W, he was created and pro- claimed cardinal In 1911. He celo- his anniversary as a priest in Cardinal was head of the mission to 'America, and at jp alien gangsters who have as Hale nnithciV Ktoron._ Lho city while the police raiding Is in progrcHB, BOY AND GIRL GET have a third Interest In J M. Comptny. Inc. of Los Angeles, sldcs controlling O. A. Hale and Company. Hun Jone, fUle Brothers. Inc., Si.rrHmcnto, Whluhurne (swan of Oakland und Whllthomc and Hwun of Sun lY.oirlsco, trm newspaper says und will In Uie handM of the BMIIIC thit now iwn each of the units. EARLOTciEN PEG LEG BAN BERNARDINO, Cal., To determine, whether Kenneth W. Filer. 19, of South Pnn- adena, and Miss Mary Olive Tot- will, 18, of Los Angeles, scoured a marriage license by proxy. County Clerk Harry L. Allison announced _ the marriage license. Filer and ono ho Tetwlll, however, were married on lnc February 9 by the Rev. John B. The .v Toomay of Ontario. The elder Filer and Lady had previously warned county the clerk, of southern California not to issue a license. ved and foil heavily. said hThad not yet N. Physical had to b. cured information as to the identity of the young man and Neither the Karl or the woman who secured the marriage deck license in the names of the younf their cabin. ____ TREMOR FELT eounle. CUM IN WORKOUT AVALON. Cutallna Island. VMi. Chicago Cubs BO.UML' LISBON, Portugal, Feb. was complete today and It (light earthquake shock was the second week of felt here at today. The dls- tlonlng. A game which won 1 turbanoe followed several of the Tanaingf workout 4 wa. ;