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   Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - April 21, 1930, Reno, Nevada                               METAL PRICES 1911-16; N. Y. 14 Y. 5.50, E. St. L. 5.40 Zino-E St. Established November 23, 1870 Member of the Associated Presa THE WEATHER Tho hlg-hoRt temperature- ic corded yesterday In Reno was SO lowest 41 Monday, fair and mild Volume LV. No. 352. RENO, NEVADA, MONDAY, APRIL 21, 1930 Five Cents Trip! e Execution Is Staged in South Side Saloon ALL RACKETEERS Old Beer Feud Held Responsible for Slaying CHICAGO, April quiet ot Chicago s Easter morning was broken by a tuple gangland execution. A lone gunman invaded the Blue Hour saloon on thi tuibulent south side, shot down Frank .Del alias Frank Dire, 33 and Jospp-n .Special, 2S co-propi letors of the place, and their bartender, Walter Wakefield. 3u The assassin sped avsa> in a machine without leavm-r a trace as to his identit.v, aid only a maze of police conjectuie as to his motive. Th records of tin thret- slarn men Jiovkled nunierous icasons w hv they might have n i' n from the underworld iicture Records Bad Del Re was listel it police hep.d- QUarteis as a bootlegger, laeketeer. terrorist and all around hoodlum Special Del Re's biother in law, had a similar record, while field, an ex-dr utr i lerk was .1 minor chai-  fars ago Jimmy dnver ot the death car in the assassination ol En- liyht 1 ibjr k icier, and Machine Gun Joe Gianatta lought a death ciu-1 th< re H was closed a while and then bv Re and Joe Gcnaio Gennro w is badly wounded last anu violated the gang- land code bv n ruing his assailants, J..IIKS 1'eil u Luoci and D.-UK. a r Word Passed The Del Re-Genaro paitnership then dissolved and Del Re and Spe- reopened i w eek ago The same night the front wirdows were shat- tered by bucks, and the woid was passed atoimd that the two bad be.-n t dd to move uut of the dis- trict Dt 1 Res widow told police a s'rareer called t ih" house in mid- Ray Maddux Slain in L. A. Police Fight Identity of Man Tried Here Not Yet Certain A man named Raymond Maddux orted to be a bootleggei, was shot and killed earlj Saturday miming m Los Angeles durinj, miming battle the police i forts wete being made last night to ascertain if the dead man was the Kaymond Maddux who re ceatly was acquitted in Reno on haige of slaMng Leland Per sing, ieno barber, who was aiding' the jolrce in an efCoi t to arrest Mad- lux as a. suspect Accounts of the affair in Los An- eles did not connect the dead man vith the Reno shooting. Maddux was declared to be Irom Long .u.h Maddux Near L. A. Attorney Jarnes T who de- fended Maddux heie, said last night that the last he had heat d of Mad- dux was fiom a small town neat os Angeles. At that time, Hoyd Jaid, Maddux leported he le- urning to Oklahoma, but no H-ation of his left Califor- lia was received bv Boyd. The age of the dead man was not   to de- scribt- the .stiansei. Tidein were is- MI d to arrest Genaio J.'seph C.inmo, who lives above the saloon told detectives he was awakened at o clock by the rattle of pistol lire and rushed to a front window to see a car away. The shooting he said, interrupted a brief period of quiet which tol- lo-wed manv hours of boisterous merr> making. Body Behind Bar Police found the bodv of Wake- field, a bullet through his head, lying behind the bar in a litter of sma'l coins A neath art tinged sheaf of paper totaling rested untouched on the open cash register him "pedal's body, punctured by slugs tnrough the breast, was sprawled near the entrance to the back room. Bercath him was a shattered plas- ter pans plaque of a saint and a penknife, which he eUdently had ot piotect himself before he was cut down by the gunfire. The body of Del Re was crumpled the front door, where he ap- tferenth met death while attempt- ing to flee from his assassins. He was shot through the neck. Deicctnes in reconstructing the said the killer had prob- ably left companions in the auto- mobtU- at the curb and entered the cafe alone As Wakefield, counting the s receipts behind the bar, turned he was dropped by a bullet through the head, the coins drop- ping to the floor. They believe Del Re made a break Tor liberty from the center of the barroom nut was swept down as the assassin emptied one of his two pis- tols it him Special, cleaning up the back room, seuevl the knife and the erchteen inch plaque of the saint. tjiey believe, and i ushed to the main to be shot to ieath before he h.id crossed the- threshold. toRed Cross for Aid in Disaster MANILA, P I, April A desti irctive typhoon swept four- teen towns on the island of Leyte Fuday, demolishing the communities of Tcio.sa and Dtilug on the east coast. Thousands were made homeless and the number of dead and injured was not ascertam- able Fi! st repoi ts of the disaster reach! d Manila 48 hours later when Governor Be La Cruz of Leyte wired the American lied Cross here: "Please secure immediate aid for thousands homeless people, espe- cially food, clothing and building materials In Small Area The tvphoon was ot .small area but ot unusual intensity It came as surprise to weather buieau offi- cials as such storms raiily come at tins isnir of the year in the Phil- ippines The Levte governor's message de- scribed cocoanut trees in the dev- istated areas as standing like can- dle- with their tops blown off The entire or was destroyed Mam towns in (he devastated re- gion been completely cut olf with telephone and telegraph wires Jown The death toll may be lame tnd official i eports ol de-strut lion annot be completed in less than a w e( k or more1. Doctors on Way Governor l.encral Dwight W .is who has been making a trip in he Bontoc legion wilh his daughter had not been informed of In- disaster- toclav ,i, expected o relurn (o Manila tomoirow. The Ked Cross has taken action owaid the- provincial or ces of Levte and Samrir and has irianged to scud doc-tors, nurses nd lelref supplies on the first to leave Man-la 0 ISSIULT Al Capone in Miami Home; Defies Edict To Take Rest Which He Thinks He Deserves MIAMI, Fla., April 20. Scar-face Al Capone, Chicago rack- eteer and gang- loader, arrived here today from the windy city to spend two weeks at his palatial home on Palm Island. He was accompanied by his 13-year-old nephew and a Chicago alderman. Capone made the trip by train and was greeted by his ai torneys, .1 F. Gordon and Vincent C. Gilbin His journey through Florida was without interruption from author- ities who several weeks ago were ordered by Governor Carlton to ar- lest Capone and escort him to the state line, should he attempt to enter Florida A federal injunction granted by .States Judge ilalsted L. Hit- ter- restrains sheriffs of 20 counties in the state from molesting Capone during his visit. Talks Freely Capone, talking freely with news- papermen, announced that a tenta- tive agreement had been reached with fccleial authoiitus regarding- the settlement ot his income ta-x payment, in which a suit is pending anist him have no interest in politics, tieilher in Chicago nor he .aid, "and 'I am here foi a rest vhicli I think I deseive All that I want is ,1 fair break T have done nothing in violation of the law in' Miami and will not. All I wish is to left alone and enjoy the home which I have purchased here Lindy, Anne Shatter All Records For Transcontinental Air Jaunt LONE EAGLE, MATE SET FAST PACE Current Sweeps Them Out as They Wade Into Stream WAMUXGTO.Y, April 20 Timing their statement.-, with the i agreement reached by the conferees red on all except fn e rates in the t.uift Mrs Johnson who is 60 suffe: severe burns of the bodv -ird re- lull. Democrats todav began an as- a fractuie of the skull when M ilt on the re-written measure she jumped from her bedroom win- is certain to be can-red to tire floors of both chambers Why Not Try It? rented a room in home? Wouldn't it be well to have that spare room bringing in an income? Some- worthy man or nould welcome the op portumtv to rent it Give them the privilege A "Room for lent" Classified Ad vi ill quite hkclv locate a de- sirable tenant immediately Ask for a Journal Ad-Taker when jou phone YOUR Ad to Reno 412i. READ and USE JOURNAL Classified Daily Phone Reno 4121 dovv The eldest son, Christopher Jr 23, also jumped He suffered sivero burns and lacerations of the hand XEWMAN" Ga April posse of 000 persons tonight was seeking John Up.shaw, 35-year-old negro, in consequence of the shot- gun slaying here yesterday of Cot- ton Thointon. a white man, and the serious injury of another white man Officers said Thornton was shot as he tried to enter Upshaw's home to seize the son of the negro for an alleged attempted holdup of J M. Watkins, white. Thornton's companion, Amos Worthman, shot m the back and arm, is reported in a, critical condition. OMAHA, Xeb., April Ai rested m connection with the re- cent mystery death of Oscar J Mil- lus, president of the suburban bank in which he kept his meager sav- ings, James A Davis, 57 year old laborer, tonight repudiated admis- sions contained in a signed state- ment accredited to him in a local newspaper last night. was arrested after publi- cation of the statement in which he quoted as confessing author- ship of a series of threatening let- ters sent anonymously to two busi- ness issociates of the foi mer bank- er, who died here a week ago of burns received in an automobile crash. Davis denied, when questioned by County Attorney Henry Beal, that he was with Milius when the latter received his fatal burns March 1, as the article stated. Colombia President Arrives in N. Y. NEW YORK, April Enrique Olay, president-elect of the republic of Colombia, arrived here today aboard the United Fruit liner Ulua, He was met by a presidential salute of 21 guns. Senator Wheeler Montana and Representative Gainer of Texas, the House inmoritj leader and one of the conferees, asserted the six llepubhcans on the eonfetenee com- mittee had ignored agriculture in adjusting the differences between the two houses and had accepted the highest rate on manufactured commodities in virtually all in- stances where the Senate and House rates did not conform. PLACERVILLE, Calif., April claimed two more victims here today when Irene Maar, 25, and Louise Wun- schell, 16, died from the disease as a result of eating home-made salami at a picnic several weeks ago. The deaths brought the total to five. The other victims were Mrs. Louis Wunschell, 45, her daugh- ter, Frieda, 13, and George A. Wunschell, her brother-in-law. With 27 others they became ill after eating the pork. WASHINGTON, April Despite an unhesitating identifica- tion by a laborer today of Marvin Sisson as the man who sold a, watch and overcoat near the scene of the slaying ofi Mary Baker, young gov- ernment employe, on the night of April 11, members of his family moved tonight to secure his release from jail. Police, viewing the alibi presented by the Warsaw, Va., traveling salesman as apparently perfect, were doubtful of the identifioatio'n and the search for the man who as- saulted and killed the girl near Ai- National cemetery appeared as far from a conclusion as ever. COMMISSIONER QUITS LONDON, April Several London morning newspapers announced today that Viscount Byng had resigned his ST LOyiS, April 20 negroes, a preacher, two deaoom and a 13 year old gill, were drowned this afternoon, m the Mississippi river during an Euster baptismal service. Another negro, a deacon, escaped drowning in an attempted i esc-ue The four we're su-  Official Time Tho official landing time, nw an- nounced bv W.iltei D W.ini. olfl- ci.il timer nt the National Ac-rcmaii- ;l. .ISSOC i.lt JOJl, II 1] p 111, Hid the- olluiil lljnig time vv is fciui U'c ii Imuis. j.{ minute's, seventeen sc. onds The i lapsi d flv- ing Him- does nut take into account c- 2" minutes and live seconds usuine-d m i el IK ling opc-i Hums al n Kan Hie onlv stop After posing foi llashltclit pic- tuns in the plane Colonel Lind- Kh jumped out and helpod me- chanics push the' ship into the ban- car, while Mrs Llndbi rgh re- m.unc d in ne-i SCMt The colonel s face was ciiily, tired and drawn. Mrs. LlnObvi cli, hciw- evc'i- was lulling and appaiontly en- .ioving the xclt-merit Shi1 re- mained in lu-r scat until tne han- K u vv.rs i ol unlookois, whi-n her helped her out. Left Glendalo The- ship, a two place, low wincid. n c-ockpn is fur- nished with traiisp u .-IK <-nc-U.su, s that slide over the cockpits, piae- llonlly tiansformhiK it into n cubin plane Col cine I and Mrs Undhcmh hopped fioni CJratid Cer.tr il import, ml.lie al its JG. a. in cant- el u standard tune, (odav c.mjlntr gallons of K.iscllne. the low wing mciiioplanc- went nevrh the- wliolc- length ol the- thice-quai ter mil" Held befoie be- lifted her niwo to (Continued on Page Two) Special Victor Radio Latest Model Complete with Tubes NEVADA MACHINERY ELECTRIC CO. 121 Virginia Strwt   

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