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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1938, Reno, Nevada WEATHER FORECAST and RAIN OR SNOW TONIGHT AND LITTLE TEMPERATURE TEMPERATURE AT 2 P. M. TOBAX 41 METALS Bar 139; 9d: S. Bar 20 S. alent New y. 10.00; erport Y. 4.504.55; E. St. Louis 4.35 St. Louis 4 7S York 12 50-74 00 22.00 SIXTY-SECOND YEAR FOURTEEN PAGES MARCH 3, 1938 FOURTEEN PAGES NO. 5? Hunt Pressed for Lost Plane In Mountains East of Fresno Missing Searchers Are Spurred By Reports of Flares Seen In Area Two Hours After Crash Is Two Men Tell of Hearing Guns Fired March 3 ports of flaies and two shots spurred searchers today in the hope that some of the nine persons on the missing TWA skyliner might j have FLARES I Residents of the Shaver lake thirty miles northeast of declared they saw blazing white flares as a big plane groped its way through a severe rainstorm A snowstorm prevented the off of more than a dozen planes day but eight left Shaver to cover the vicinity of Music tain and leading down from Big Reports of two shots being heard about 2 a. m. two hours after terrific crashing were reported to Transcontinental Western Air officials here by ham Bassen and Raleigh Rhodes of Bassen said he was at Bass lake Tuesday night when he heard the terrific crashing which he believed was caused by the plane striking a Bassen said he and Rhodes made a thorough search of the TRIAL Krestinsky Now Declares He Is Guilty of Charge Of Framing Revolt REVISE TAX Democrats Declare Thai Will Prove To Be Aid to Business Republicans Insist That It Will Actually Mean Delay in Recovery High Water Isolates Los Angeles Death Toll Damage Growing FLOOD BY PILOT AFTER ARRIVAL AT March 3 Democratic assertion that the new Details of Conspiracy would encourage business Traded Back to Trotsky was raet by a In Day's Testimony statement that the measure would put obstacles in the way of DISCUSSION CONTINUES Mrs. Walts are aboard N. stood Chairman Doughton N. the TWA plane missine in the I alone among his of the ways and means ants and declared his innocence of opening debate on the lucius B. former Reno March 3 NEW N. March 3 disappearance last day of old Peter Levine became officially a matter of con- cern to the United States ment but federal agents con- to hold off in the hope the boy might turn up FATHER RENEWS APPEAL If not returned within seven found no fallen nor a victim is presumed under any trace of the he tne Lindbergh law to have been mountains cast of FEDERAL AGENIS TO IAKE PART IN LEYINE today pleaded guilty of all charged against him in Moscow's greatest treason ACT IS UNEXPECTED act came suddenly and under an impression of shame and owing to illness I said not guilty instead of he ex- Thus for the second successive former ambassador to Berlin and sar for foreign provided the trial with its greatest when his twenty fellow including men fallen from some of the highest stations in the am certain if the is en- acted into law that our revenue system would be vastly improved as to equity and The tax burden will be more fairly and business will be stimulated and But Representative Treadway of senior Republican on the Democratic majority are First Refugees Tell Actual Conditions Flooded Area Summary of Flood Damage In Los Angeles District of in Automobiles Are Washed Against Side of Curbs Says Aviator Roberts March 3 John United Air Lines record-breaking floods LOS Thousands property damage several bridges Six known LONG Ten reported drowned when bridge collapsed over Los Angeles approximately one hundred evacuated from Evacuation of five sand families in Bell and Bell dens ordered by sheriff's Four missing and believed Hundreds of buildings SANTA One thousand By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reports from various Southern i One in col- California communities stricken by i lapse of undermined Ethel street from Mountain to Monterey j streets flooded by some five feet of i silt and Downtown area Street car service halted and half a dozen streets closed About one hundred houses evacuated when flood swept three block wide area between Sierra and Sinaloa Isolated when rivers overflowed washing out tions of the Southern Pacific road tracks and SANTA Orange SKY IS CLEARING TO LEND HOPE THAT IS List of Dead Tentatively at 124; Red Cross Aid Pushed to Metropolis 250 homes One j highways impassable Most of schools in the county Several MONROVIA and 300j hundred persons marooned in homes ordered Efforts to save by PALM Practically pilot who flew here today from Los waters of San Antonio Angeles with passengers and mona find Clare mont colleges with water above the curbs when which and several feet deep in said there literally was in Los WATER EVERYWHERE I have read here since Approximately hundred damage One hundred and fifty Water hub-deep in Stores along Sin eight road protected by Foothill vard under feet of water Radio Stations Silent and Phone Lines Power Service Interrupted ccc saved by east of the with more than flying from Los Angeles this stream from flooded twelve thousand second feet ing have not exaggerated the flood themselves ing down San Antonio SAN JUAN HARBOE Largely under literally i way bridges washed two known j Main avenues blocked to condition he home is in North Hollywood fooling themselves when they try to oll the banks of a wash from tell the country that ti measure carrying so many to ness recovery as are contained in the present will be accepted by the business community as a signal to resume normal Soviet pleaded Treadway that the only tinsky protested his innocence and argument for the legislation repudiated his confession tnat lt was preferable to of Today he abandoned that ation and gave up his lone In that from which the indictment read at yesterday's opening quoted at admitted treasonable dealings ent iaw Roosevelt's areas partly Two reported missing and under believed reported SAN Five hunga At 5 p. yesterday afternoon the peak of the flood was twenty feet of water i ported drowned m flash flood down running over what normally is a i Lytle creek near ing out- Many cellars East and south sections Numerous families rescued from bed of water lapped at the side of my had no electricity at times i and our drinking water still was shut off when I left this Yesterday when the river rose I saw Five reported lost Garvey road rendered in automobiles in rising Santa Ana impassable by four-foot torrent j from Mount Baldy that the undistributed I three houses on the opposite side profits tax will be retained in Treadway contrary to almost universal opinion SKy a r tax with the late German Gen. Hans I nf Hwot just as we were giving up the search we heard two hunted again but couldn't ried across state the case thereby coming under federal find where the shots came j Murray father of the Fred caretaker of ing his appeal to be Meadows Lake eight miles by left alone to handle the case road down the slope of a mountain and there were no from Shaver reported he saw I outward signs of official a piano actually drop plane's lights blinked he white flare dropped from the plane and fell out of view Reed New York of the federal bureau of replied when asked if the passage of the time limit behind the thought they were land so I bi ilt a fire to assist vided in the law would going to bring an end to his the missing boy's father Meager reports from the Shaver lake district also said several other persons had observed the TWA officials said the missing plane carried only two vvhich burned four minutes each with a white magnesium von He confessed to receiving German pay for forming a spy ring In sia and preparing for the German reichswehr on Russian CHARGED But in court he said his sion was that he had made it because he was there was no use denying guilt except in open He said he hoped by his tactics the truth get to the leaders of the change of plea to guilty came after Christian another declared refused to comment on reports that that a letter Krestinsky wrote m the which investigators said j 1927 to Leon Trotzky renouncing was demanded in a third ransom was note had been BUSY Rabbi Abraham supposed more unsound principle of never has been DEBATE LIMITED The measure other things modify the undistributed profits and capital gams which a large number of business men have protested were hurting Debate was begun after the house to limit debate to twelve hours but placed no restriction on amending the The latter encouraged those who want the profits and gains taxes repealed Witnesses who appeared at ings before the ways and means Doughton con- tended the undistributed FORCES OF of the stream collapse and tumble into the trying to drive down streets of the city found their chines washed against the curb by the The water was larly strong at the running like rivers from the WATER RECEDES wife and the neighbors had to put pans out to catch rainwater for and So far as I know the conditions still town was torn by rumors of damage and who have lived in the Los Angeles area for jears said this j seventy-five bay area Chinese guerrilla aimies have scored against Japanese forces north of during the last seven LOSE TERRITORY Slashing attacks by the guerrilla it was have cost Japanese many miles of territory SAN March 3 Eleven hundred dis- March 3 be- lated announcement by Japanese charged in the six-day tie-up of themselves disclosed today was the worst flood they had j approved a return to work One wash that had not had row morning by ratifying an in it for forty years was tration proposal water had receded a great deal by this morning and I WES able to drive to the But there were marks from the flood TERMS Eugene president of the unit here of the CIO International Longshoremen tax has on the streets and buildings and an- they had conquered former ambassador to London they are and on the weary faces of the j acceptance of the bloody fighting along the I o vi ei 1 and like Krestinsky was long He said the union would call off I intermediary whose secretary found j Details of the conspiracy were Men directing the search said Ithe ransom and his traced back to Leon former wife returned home early this Bolshevist leader now living in exile ing after a four-hour jn and Gregory I. turn lung HQ cau one of Russia's ranking many corporations find it impossible Bui bank at a. m. I j fc t t the Hagstrom food store I While Japanese invaders from the f intr nnn f f L i. heavy snow falling in the tains would but rot make the present search un- less the fall reached four or five feet of new SEEK SNOWSHOES Reports that a heavy shipment of rabbi declined an will be a proper time when you will have your he weary from his long mail might have resulted complained letters and tele- cooperation I Srams hacl left family ana in a heavy in the search were discounted by TWA They said only eight pounds of was aboard the An appeal for twenty pairs of snow shoes was broadcast by Under- sheriff C. A. in charge of the peace officers in the j are getting hundreds of re- from south and he None of the was of to page 5, Col. 1) executed after the 1937, On tho records of the supreme military tribunal was the assertion of prisoner Gregory F. for- mer commissar of that the conspirators had plotted to seize the This would have been done with the aid of Germany and other for- March 3 bulletin from the bedside of j John J. Pershing at j a. m. standard March 3 disclosed only that the old eign whose forces in a war knowledge of the effect of revisions against Russia would have found proposed by a tax frontiers open because had and even existing law itself as it undermined Soviet powers of col 1) the prisoners 3. Col. 1) to secure working capital and con- circled over part of the flood area in he was com- demonstrated not to be so in the case of those appearing during hearings those brought here to give some semblance of such being the the hearings not a single specific case of undue Hardship was NAVY GROUP ACTS contrary practically every witness showed a utter lack of where me and saw that the river and its many shutdown f n r washes had cut far irto normally dry There must be thousands of acres still under water even with the flood BLOCKS INUNDATED North Hollywood a d Van we could see whole blocks had It was raining Other grocery and were shut by tors one by one as unionists re- fused to fill orders for the strom EMPLOYERS The proposal had already been union leaders and a enemies and her taxpayers at home another jolt by ing a twenty-three per cent increase in army appropriations for the com- ing The army's share this year in Britain's colossal five-year plan will be or Jf an increase of 000 over tho previous TWIN March 3 George C. Halley ordered an inquest today into the deaths of Henry Edwin St. and his two-year-old in has been no appreciable of at noon today a shooting affray here last March 3 ing himself to Fuehrer Hitler with i soldier was holding his own in a the president of the drive toward recovery from a United States accredits me near Hugh R. former un- from the flew up the regular air route over Bakersfield and Fresno to San Francisco and KILLER OF change in General Pershing's presented his letters of credence as tion since last was the text United States ambassador to of Dr. Roland Davison's morning There will not be another I He presented also the letter of report until late The seventy-seven year old world war commander's which started with a rally at noon was slowed somewhat last but not enough to cause in Hitle I plied in recall for the former William E. who has returned to the United wearing regular full dress with white tie and black spoke in also in re- March 3 Harry vice chairman of the railroad traffic executive eastern territory testifying today at suddenly the Dearborn railroad o f a orfo the senate interstate commerce com- Motorist Gets Himself Lost Driving into Railway Station March 3 J. Guernsey was driving home when me hearing on the surrounded He was -t and short haul said ths roads wanted freedom from necessary re so they can com- pete lor the business The salesman found himself ing along the tracks with trains When a train on track nine blocked his Guernsey de- to drive right up to the station master and admit he was but two policemen were waiting in- Guernsey said it was just something that happened not coming and going all about He i something he and the saw men signal madly with believed his Chief of Police Howard Gillette said he killed St. John the farmer wounded the had fatally He was Francisco employer The strike was called in protest of the firing of a union steward at of the time we were over the Hagstrom plant for the clouds and part of the time wej flew by instruments we rould see through a hole in the clouds and there was water quite a way up the I have no idea how fair the flood 'The flight north was We ran into squalls along the way and a bit of rough but nothing will take off at p. m. for the return and judging by the time we made north two thirty-four minutes I should be home in time for dinner if my home still is there and there is any said he was discharged lor moned to the home of St. John's estranged wife's he by word that the man was John pressed his gun against the child he was holding in his right arm and shouted he was going to kill us Gillette he shot the and turned and fired at me. I had an iden I might save the so I let him have Gillette said two of his shots struck the man's He added that the baby's body was pierced by three with each wound St. John had fired five Dr. Halley ordered post mortem examinations of both Sheriff E. F. Prater said a mons in a divorce action by Mrs. Geneve St. John was to have been served upon St. John SEES 111 union STRIKE THREAT IN EAST north moved relentlessly ard the j vital Japanese com- SAN March 3 message re- from the Los Angeles bureau of the Associated via amateur radio said that the death and missing toll of the Southern California flood had reached 124 persons at p. m. Pacific The report said that teen of the dead unidentified ami sixty-seven missing and to have Many sections were still Isolated as reports were re- from some sections for the first time in four da vs. BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS March 3 waters virtually isolated los Angeles from the rest of the world today and raged on the metropolitan lands to add more death and to the record of an un- precedented rain fell during the and snow continued to add to its potential menace in ths mountains to the but shies began clearing shortly be- fore giving air lines a opportunity to Flic metropolis of more than tna million population was all but Power service Kadio stations were Telephones were dead and transportation was in many The death at more tii in one Estimates of the homeless ranged between seven and ten Red Cross officials from the outside sent disaster ers to the area in the hope they could get into the Ten the first to leave tha manders here announced that reached San Francisco ter have been in which ress for a week at also brought pictures for Associated advices were that even Pms wire photo distribution to the in the North Chinese guerrillas rest of tne menaced Chinese communications Japanese advance columns and ply is behind the ese halfway between Nanking and the Hwai I illAn between I Fifty-two other travelers with urgent business in Los left San Francisco on three UAL Among them was Screen Actor Joe R Brown arriving In San Francisco It was apparent available in- i told vivid stones of flood of formation that Chinese tumbling down nil and of had a wedge between tornado rumors adding ese forces at Nanking and three col- to the north at and FIGHT DESPERATELY These guerrilla all within a radius of twenty miles of Nanking and in territory conquered during the Japanese victorious ror to the stricken streets of the downtown tion were flooded and people get into office Harry E. Los bus ness Dr. N. S. San Francisco reported seeing a house March 3 U. S. Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana envisioned America today as speeding towards a dictatorship disguised as are seventy million people in Germany who are among the most intelligent people in the giving up their liberties for what they have been told is economic he said in an address last night at the 209th annual dinner of the Welsh It can happen In Germany don't think for a minute it can't happen The American people showed during the world war that they can lose their heads the same March 3 Harry maritime labor said today a strike would be called at Baltimore unless the chant and Miners Steamship Line restored a fifteen cents an hour pay cut given The Pacific coast CIO chieftain discussed the situation at length at a press we have anything to do about they Baltimore won't Bridges said after predicting that other ship lines would follow the chants and Miners Line in reducing hourly pay from eighty ninety-five northward drive after Nanking's fall slids down a hill and crack wide December 13, had forced Japanese ope In a He said false to withdraw from a that a tornado was made some residents mile advance north of the Once again Japanese forces were fighting desperately to cross the with Chinese armies ing them along the north Father Is Jailed For Beating Baby B. March 3 A judge here today told a father who beat his six months old baby that the whipping post was good for fellows like gave him a HIGHWAYS BLOCKED Miss Edna another made the flight after fruitlessly at- tempting to leave the city by auto- Trees blocking prevented that manner of she W. J. reported it took him two and one-half hours to travel seven blocks in a in the heart ot the business Water receded in some of up reaches of the damaged area thirty-day jail The surged destructively Henry pleaded guilty to a charge of New Envoy to United States Has Job Now That He Can Fill March 3 French Ambassador Rene St. presenting his credentials today to President now has a job he can For a year and a half the fifty-four year old bachelor count lias been accredited as to but he went to The trouble was that Italy wanted his credentials to ad- dress the King of Italy as the Em- peror of Ethiopia as France refusing to recognize even indirectly Italy's conquest in Neither side has given and the French embassy in Rome is still without a the Southern California orange Heavy run-off from the Santa Ana river struck and seventeen sons were reported It in- undated Sauta farther with three feet of away communication lines and leaving the extent of damage only to TO TREES Cn the which the hardest flood tiris clung tree tops until The which readied iu climax yesterday in an to BW 7, CoU JA
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