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   Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - June 9, 1938, Reno, Nevada                                Habit Of Keeping Up With The Joneses Is Entirely All Right If The Joneses Are Going Somewhere NEVADA, The One Sound State GOOD MORNING The Weather Today Will Be Fair Yesterday: High ..84 Low. .56 Full Details Page 3 VOL LXVII NO 212. ESTABLISHED NOVEMBER 23, wo RENO, NEVADA, THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1938 ItHMBER OF THE UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATIONS 10 PAGES TODAY CASH KIDNAPER ARRESTED IS D.COVERED OY'S Japanese Planes Bomb U. S. College MURDERED! GOOD MORNING G-Men Win Again Reno Is Slandered Bouquets for Biltz Are Coliegiales Sots? By JACK RUTLEDGE PROTESTMADE BY U. S. ENVOY AGAIN IGNORED '8500 Civilians Killed In New Raids on Canton Area CRIME DOESN'T PAY Not Aith fidiral G-Men as effi- CAPTAIN IS BLAMED FOR GROUNDING OF LINER s. s. "HOOVER WASHINGTON, June A special marine investigation board report, blaming a nav- igation error by the late Capt. George W Yardley for ground- ing of the Dollar Line President Hoover off Formosa last De- cember, Wednesday unfolded a tale of drunkenness and rev- elry among members of the crew and a small number of the CANTON, Thursday, June 9 bombing luck today continued to ram death on passengers hiacK Kiirrs on mis j this gr< at south China commercial ________ f.rd the story of Ihf a.rcst jgnonng a protest of- of ih, Ca-h kidnaper and he J P fmrl.ng of t h< body of tho f.ve- Kong rf culogucd the 'ampus of the American- DEEGATES FOR WASHOE COUNTY ARE ELECTED Democrats Hold Mass Meetings in 52 Precincts Th  wood) belie-, college A tod and were wlthm indents are not sots. g of another pomt Princeton University, for ex- Pelping.Hankow railway ample, voted milk the most popu-' Idi beverage. An avtragc of forty quarts of milk is drunk daily in each of thc uppcrclass inting which feed sixty Princetonians apiece A thousand quarts daily is drunk by other classmen. In addition to this, milk is taken around to dormitories for sale in the evening when students are preparing their lessons. Incidentally, milk has won three years in a row in polls. DESTROYER IS SENTTO SPAIN British Will Protect Neutral Ships LONDON, Thursday, June 9 British destroyer Vanoc has been sent to Alicante on the southeast Spanish coast, it was re- vealed today as the government considered means of stopping Spanish Nationalist bombings of neutral ships. The Admiralty announced that the Vanoc had been ordered yes- terday to proceed' to Alicante from Palma, Island of Majorca. The duty commander at the Admiralty office said that it was possible the destroyer already had arrived at Alicante, scene of repeated bomb- ing attacks on British vessels. He would not elaborate on the an- nouncement. The British government was understood to be considering a plan to call a meeting of interna- tional naval powers, similar to the Nyon conference held a year ago in Switzerland to discuss means of curbing the aerial bombings-of neutral ships. of the city. The fall of China's provisional capital in Hankow was conceded to be only a matter of weeks and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek's police there were forcing civilians to evacuate the city following de- termination to leave "only an shell" for the conquerors Trail Picked Up of Escaping Convicts FLORENCE, Ariz., June R) Prison guards reported Wednes- day night they had picked up the trail of three fleeing convicts who stabbed a state prison guard and escaped from the peniten- tiary farm Tuesday The guards and peace officers, using a dozen dogs brought from Phoenix, reported to Warden John C Eager they were draw- ing up on two of the trio in the isolated Gila river bed four miles south of Ray, Ariz. STATEPARLEY Las Vegas Is Host to Nevada Veterans Annual convention of the Ne- vada department of the American Legion will open in Las Vegas Thursday, with delegates from all parts of Nevada m attendance The annual meeting of the Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary also opens Thursday. An extensive three-day pro- gram oi, entertainment has- been arranged for the session, with a visit to Boulder dam to be one of the highlights of the convention. Other features will include street parades of the Legion and Auxil- iary, banquets, a convention ball the annual "wreck" parade of the 40 8 society. Election of department officials for the ensuing year will take place during the convention Can- didates for the office of com- mander include Archie Pozzi of Carson City, T. J D. Salter of Wmnemucca, Stuart L. Williams of Reno and Edward Krenzer of Virginia City Candidates for the office of auxiliary president are Eleanor Hutches of Caliente and Margaret Adams of Hawthorne Dr. J D. Smith of Las Vegas is slated for the post of national committeeman, while Mrs Fran- ces Hawkins of Wmnemucca is the office of national committee woman. Delegates from 52 precincts were elected to the Washoe County Democratic convention in a series of mass meetings held throughout the county Wednes- day night. Precincts and the delegates nominated follow: No. Helen Mack, R. L. Douglas, James Hennchs, J. M. Blakely. No. returned No Ingram, Edward Hamilton Meade. No returned. No returned No returned No. William Manor, B. A. Cohen. No. 8 Dr. John J Sullivan, Ann H. Cnttenden No Probasco, Wil- liam Woodburn, Jr. No. Jefters, J P. Cer- rita. No. E. Hall, A. J. Swalley. No. Giraud, Mrs. George F. W. D. Nelhgan. No. Diermger, George P. Geyer, Art McGuigan No. 14 Dons Burns, Curtis Farr, Patrick Mooney. No. McCarthy, J. P. Schopper, Frank Schweiss, Frank J. Requa. No. 16 Harry Bony, Laura Burns, James Crawford, Peter Test. No. S. Baring, Geo. Southworth, Jr. No. 18 Gene La Tourrette, Velma I. Parke, Frank Nevin. No. Frances Germain, Mrs Barbara King. No. J. Kenney, Christ A. Kakouris. Matched Again Ambers-Arizmendi to Settle Dispute firemen Called to Put Heavy Patient In Bed LONGVIEW, Tex June The fire department was called to a Longview hospital Wednes- day night to assist in putting a 300-pound patient back to bed after he had fallen out. The hos- pital declined to reveal the pa- tient's name. LOS ANGELES, June World Lightweight Champion Lew Ambers, who boxed ten rounds to a disappointing draw with Baby Arizmendi of Tampico, Mexico, here Tuesday night, will be given a chance to redeem him- self late this month or early in July. The management of the Olym- pic Auditorium said Wednesday night the boxers had been signed for a re-match to settle all dis- putes about the decision. The im- pending bout will be the last for Ambers, a Herkimer, N. Y., Italian, until he meets Henry Armstrong of Los Angeles in New I York in a title bout July 26. Local boxing fans were far from agreement as to who won the bout Tuesdajr night, a thrilling en- counter which Referee Jack Ken- nedy called a draw. Militia Called Out To Battle Grasshopper Invasion In Texas AUSTIN, Texas, June ordered its national guard into the Panhandle Wednesday for a war against grasshoppers. Gov. James V. Allred directed Adjutant General Carl Nes- bitt to furnish 40 trucks, manned with drivers, to aid the fight against the insect festatign. The federal government will furnish poison to be distributed by the trucks. TWO FUGITIVES Running Gun Battle Fatal in Arizona FLORENCE, Ariz., June John C. Eager of the Arizona state prison an- nounced Wednesday night a posse of prison guards and dep- uties captured James Bailey, 20-year-old "bad who es- caped from the prison with lour other felons Tuesday. (See Delegates, Page 2, Col. 4) Plantations Abandoned As Volcano on Spree MANILA, Thursday, June of Mount Mayon in Albay province was contin- uing today and scores of planta- tions around the base of the vol- cano had been abandoned. Some cocoanut and hemp plantations were destroyed by pumice and lava. Ariz., June men believed to be escaped convjots from the Arjzona state prison Wednesday night fought a running gun battle with sheriff's deputies through the main streets of Ray, Ariz., 15 miles east of here, and killed one officer. The dead man was Jack Hiokox, who was felled instantly when he challenged one of the two men in front of a grocery store. The fugitives were believed to be James Bailey, 20-year-old felon, and Tony Meyers, 23, who escaped with three other men yes- from the prison farm here. Oregon Welcome Hotel Men Strike as Festival Opens PORTLAND, Ore., June of Portland's major hotels went out on strike Wed- nesday night, on the eve of the city's annual Rose Festival, when negotiations for a new contract Soviet Chief Sees Sympathy With U.S. MOSCOW, June viet Foreign Commissar Maxim Litvinov, presiding Wednesday night over a farewell dinner to U. S. Ambassador Joseph E. Da- vies, said he was certain of a "latent mutual sympathy and re- spect" between the people of So- viet Russia and the United States. (See Rematched, Page 4, Col. 6) Graduate Insists on Paying More for Work ANNAPOLIS, Md, June Philip A. Myers II, Ashland, O., was graduated from St. John's college Wednesday he presented President Stringfellow Barr with a check for "I consider my education here was worth more than I paid for he explained. "Use this money to endow an open scholarship." PROBE CORRUPTION SAN FRANCISCO, June Attorney Otis D. Babcock Wednesday named Geo. M. Naus, San Francisco attorney, as his special assistant in the Sacramento county grand jury's investigation of alleged corrup- tion in the state legislature. Hotel, which was filled with fes- tival visitors, were the first to walk out. Union members at other large hostelries quickly fol- lowed and pickeits were posted. Two thousand workers, mem- bers of five unions, were afifected by the strike call, and they walked out of eight hotels. Chains Wife To Keep Her At Her Job BINGHAM, Utah, June 8 D Sandstrom, 37- year-old mechanic who alleg- edly chained up his wife to make her stay home, was held for investigation by sheriff's officers here Wednesday night after irate neighbors threat- ened to tar and feather him. Deputy Sheriff Jack House- holder, who took Sandstrom into custody, said he found Mrs Stella Sandstrom, 35, chained up. to a heavy piece of railroad rail in her- home. Chained io Sink "The chain was wrapped around her neck and allowed her only to move from the stove to the Householder said Authorities quoted Sandstrom as saying he chained his wife up to make her remain at home. Deputy Householder said aroused neighbors who re- sponded to Mrs. Sandstrom's shouts for help had threatened to tar and feather Sandstrom unless he was arrested. What to Do? Puzzled sheriffs officers are attempting to determine what charges can be pressed against the mechanic. Canada Housing Act Funds Are Approved OTTAWA, Ont, June The federal government's new national housing act, under which it will lend 'over to encourage home-building, aid un- collapsed. _ employment and stimulate the Workers at the industry throughout iifV> f illoH f AC- _ IP 12 School Children Hurt in Bug Crash WEST ORANGE, N. June than a dozen school children were injured, several seriously, when a school bus ca- reened down a hill out of control Wednesday, crashed into an au- tomobile and caromed against a tree. Ten of the children, all pupils at Roosevelt junior high school, were taken to Orange Memorial hospital. Others who suffered only minor hurts were treated at] the scene of the accident. Canada was tentatively approved by the house of commons Wed- nesday. Fortune Tetter h Freed From Court; Her Average 'High' NEW YORK, June Patrolman Frank Greenway hauled Lena Mitchell, 20, into court Wednesday on a fortune telling charge, said she told him he was big-hearted, liked to travel, wanted a better job, couldn't save money and was disappointed in love. "Are these things asked Magistrate Frank Oliver. Greenway said they all were true except disappointment in love. "I'm still he explained. "Well, she's still batting the magistrate said. "Case dismissed." Young Vanderbilt In Surprise Marriage To S. F. Girl _ _. _ ff___.t_ Young Jimmy Cash, 5, was brutally murdered by kid- napers, his body tossed into a palmetto clump one mile from Princeton, Fla. Early Thursday his body was found, a'suspected kidnaper arrested. See story in ad- joining column. SOLONS ASKED" TOHALTOJTS Railroad Labor Passes Buck to Congress WASHINGTON, June 8 Railway labor Wednesday sought to transfer to Congress its fight against a 15 per cent wage cut July 1, with a proposal for gov- ernment operation of the rail- roads if mediation fails to settle the controversy. The Wage fight has thus far blocked legislation to aid the rail- roads in their financial emerg- ency, although President Roose- velt was reported Wednesday to toe bringing pressure to boar for some form of legislative assistance. Representatives of the Railway Labor Executives Association, composed of the heads of 21 labor unions, conferred with Sen. Rob- ert Wagner, D., N. Y and Rep Robert Grosser, D., Ohio, on a resolution to provide for govern- ment operation of the carriers if the waige dispute can not be set- tled by mediation. The alternative, they said, is a possible strike involving workers. RANSOM NOTE WRITER HELD IN PRINCETON Decomposed Body of 5-Year-Old Found Near Town MIAMI, Fla.. Thursday. June Edgar Hoo- ver, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, early today announced recovery of the body of kidnaped five- year-old Jimmy Cash and arrest of a youth allegedly implicated in the kidnaping plot. Hoover said that 21-year-old Franklin Pierce McCall of Princeton, FHi, home of the boy, had btcn ui rested and admitted wilting ransom notes and giving the siRiial for the payoff which the father made in an effort to recoxer his child. Hoover said that the body of the child, badly decomposed, had been found in a palmetto clump m rough cnuntr> one mile west or Princeton, apparcnly in territory which thousands of searchers hail gone over in the days which fol- lowed the bov's disappearance from his home on May 28 Others Implicated The head G-man indicated that there may have been, others in- volved m the kidnaping, and that some persons still were being in- vestigated by his department. Jimmy Cash was the son of James Cash Sr., moderately well- to-do general store and filling station owner of the small town of Princeton On the night of Saturday, May 28, his mother put him to bed and left the house about 9 o'clock to go to her hus- band's nearby store When the parents returned some time later the boy was gone they shortly received com- munications from the abductor demanding The case did not become public until about 48 hours later, after G-men had arrived here in great Mxrecv and had already started work on the case. Hansom Was Paid Other notes were received from the kidnaper and a raniom pay- ment was made by the father who tossed out the bundle of currency from his automobile in answer to a light .signal But the child wa.s not returned within a few hours as had been promised and the entire countryside wa-> aroused. Thousands of men seal died the rough country around Princeton all last week but apparently no worthwhile duos as to whc-vaoouts of thu child were The wholesale searching activ- ities ended this week at order of Hoover, but his agents nad iv-ver ceased their activities Sevc ral persons have been de- tained for questioning in con- nection with the case almost from its inception, most of them per- sons living in and around Pnnce- (Sr-e Cash, Page 2, Col 3) WELL, I'LL TELL YOU- SANDS POINT, N. Y., June Gwynne Van- derbilt, wealthy young turf- man who has been tabbed "best bet" on most lists of eligible American bachelors, Wednes- day surprised the horse track and even his own social set by marrying pretty Manuela (Molly) Hudson of Santa Mon- ica, Calif. The ceremony was performed in the comparative seclusion of the estate of his mother, Mrs. Margaret Emerson, with only members of their families and a half dozen intimate friends attending. Miss Hudson, dark-eyed niece of Mrs. Charles S. Howard, owner of a California racing stable which includes Seabis- cuit, Handicap champion of 1937, met VanderbiH at Santa Anita race track, near Los An- geles, last winter. Their romance was known only to a-few friends and mem- bers of their families. Vander- bilt, 25-year-old son of the late Alfred G. Vanderbilt who went down on the- Lusitania during the war, owns the Sagamore Farm stable, one of the largest and finest strings of race horses in the world. The ceremony Wednesday was carried out with such se- crecy that the Rev. Vincent A. McCarthy of St. Mary's Cath- olic church, who married them, was not informed that the wed- ding was to take place until Wednesday morning. The newlyweds caught the Pan-American Airways Ber- muda Clipper at Port Wash- ington at noon for Hamilton, Bermuda, where they will spend their honeymoon. FCC Is Vindicated By Congress Probe -WASHINGTON, June The Federal Communications Commission appeared to be head- ing toward congressional vindi- cation Wednesday night despite charges that certain of its mem- bers had yielded "too greatly" to a powerful radio broadcasting lobby. SLAYER HELD EUREKA, Calif., June Charges of first degree murder were formally placed Wednesday against James Morgan, 61-year- old Orleans miner, in the fatal By BOB BURNS There's nolhm' that gets into a blood like travc-lm'. Here my wife and I started to fly to some quiet placo for a rest and v.v wound up flym' all over tho country. It reminds me of world traveler who has circ- led the globe forty and has visited ev- ery little nook and cranny in the world When I asked him how he happened to become the world's greatest globe trotter, he said, "Well, it all started wften I Charies a! Mlms, tried to find a place to park my near Orleans Monday. >car- SFWSPAPFRI   

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