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Nevada Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1973, Reno, NevadaReno evening Gazette ninety seventh year no. 270 Reno Nevada tuesday february 6, 1973 phone 702 323-3161 15 cents democratic audit amid smokescreen Carson City Nev. A democratic state party records have been turned Over for auditing amid claims of party officers that their chairman used a smokescreen to cover alleged use of funds without advising them. State party chairman Phil Carlino said monday the records were turned Over to a Public accountant by former state party treasurer Gordon Coker after High ranking party officers demanded them. He said the 11 party officers and other interested democrats who made the demand Are making fools of them selves and of the democratic party by their move. Democrat gov. Mike o Callaghan today said i Don t really look upon any of this As being of major importance when asked about the party hassle. It s a typical Intra party matter blown out of proportion which evidently now appears settled Between the persons in v i r i g i n i a Catt National democratic committee woman and one of the 11 demanding the books said monday that Carlino s statement that the group was worried about funds collected when democratic vice presidential candidate Sargent Shriver came to Las vegas for a fund Raiser was a smoke Phil took it upon himself to distribute party funds the Way Corona could be free on parole in 7 years Fairfield Calif. Juan Corona who sat impassively through the biggest mass murder trial in u. S. History has been sentenced to 25 consecutive life prison terms for the systematic Slaughter of 25 California farm workers. Special prosecutor Ronald Fahey said the effect of making the life terms consecutive rather than concurrent would be to escaping fumes Force evacuation of Riverside hotel Carbon monoxide fumes which Reno fire chief Harry Van meter said accidentally escaped from Furnace venting monday night forced evacuation of Jessie Beck s Riverside hotel and sent 18 persons to hospitals. Van meter said the problem which he believed was caused partially by the weather corrected itself. He said the hotel was cleared for business late this morning. Washoe medical Center reported treating 13 persons and St. Mary s Hospital treated five. All were released after treatment the hospitals reported. The 188-room hotel was closed to All persons after Casino Deal ers and guests began suffering effects from the fumes after 10 . The fire department was first called at . However after initial inspection of the building by firemen at about 2 a.m., the 30 room guests were allowed to return the hotel reported. One policeman David hard ing passed out while aiding in evacuating guests. Rode Home but police said he recovered and later Rode his motorcycle Home. Patrol lieutenant Leonard Bonk said when he arrived at the hotel at everyone was he said five ambulances were used to take victims to the hos Pital. There were no other police turn to Page 2, col. 6 delay Corona s eligibility for parole probably beyond his life tune. But in Sacramento Earl Hal Derman an adult authority official said Corona be Eli Gible for parole in just seven years. He can Only serve one Halderman said. The state penal code consid ers consecutive life terms the same As one term he explained. The mexican National was sentenced monday by judge Rich Ard Patton while a crowd of about 250 Young mexican americans demonstrated in support of Corona outside the White columned Solano county court House. The judge pronounced sen turn to Page 2, col. 8 Dollar slumps on european exchanges London a the Dollar was hit by a heavy wave of Selling today and european state Banks were forced to buy More than a billion dollars to defend the american currency. The Dollar s slump on european exchanges was Good news for american exporters because their goods were cheaper on world markets. But it was bad for Europe. The huge amounts of dollars bought up continued to feed an already High rate of inflation. He saw said mrs. Catt. I was told he gave Money to Washoe county candidates and that he did t Tell mrs. Catt said other reasons for the demand included Lack of reports on expenses such As plane fares Utility Bills rental fees and other costs. We spent some Money for expenses and that s she said. But there should be a re port on it. We just wanted a simple accounting of where and How the Money was Carlino declined to comment on mrs. Catt s claim that funds were used without officers knowing for democratic Candi dates in the recent elections saying Well have to wait until the audit is he said he cited the Shriver turn to Page 2, col. 4 Mayberry safety device studied Washoe county is in the proc Ess of negotiating with the Southern Pacific Railroad to provide warning devices at Mayberry Road Railroad Cross ing according to county Man Ager Russ Mcdonald. The crossing has been the scene of two fatal accidents since 1968, the most recent of which took the lives of two teen age girls Jan. 6. Mcdonald said he received a letter from the Nevada Public service commission Jan. 23, directing the county to reach agreement with the Railroad within 30 Days. The Railroad prefers Auto Matic Gates at the crossing Mcdonald says and estimates this would Cost about under Nevada Law the county is required to pay 87 per cent of such costs with the Railroad providing the remainder. Cost to the county is estimated at if the automatic Gate system is put in Mcdonald said. However commission chairman Bob Rusk has asked for the estimated difference Between the automatic Gate system and a simpler Light and flashing lights and Bell controls. This Cost estimate is being prepared. Mcdonald said county representatives would meet feb. 13 with property owners and developers in the area near the May Berry Bridge seeking some financial participation in the project. Equal rights amendment one View it would take away the Good life family living Page 8 Topping it off Harbor operation . To Clear Haiphong mines principals involved in the construction of the Eldorado hotel in downtown Reno gathered this morning for the traditional Topping off ceremony with a tree. From left Are Don Carano George Siri Richard Stringham William Carano George Yori and architect Jerry Poncia. Gazette photo Eldorado hotel topped off with ceremony a Topping off ceremony was held this morning for the Al Dorado hotel in downtown Reno. The ceremony Marks the attainment of the maximum height of the building and Indi Cates the Frame of the building is now Complete. The million 282-room, 11 Story luxury hotel Complex is located in downtown Reno on the Southwest Corner of fourth and Virginia streets. Principals in the project Are William Carano George Siri Donald Carano George Yori Richard Stringham and Jerry Poncia. These men were joined by officials of local banking establishments in marking the top Ping off ceremony. Ernest mar Tinelli d. 0. Raggio Henry Gal Lues James Bradshaw and Lino Delgrande represented first National Bank of Nevada. James Lewis was also to be at the ceremony representing american savings and loan. Financing is being provided by the first National Bank of Nevada with participation from turn to Page 2, col. 3 Washington a four . Navy minesweepers were ordered today to begin Clearing an Anchorage 35 Miles off Haiphong Harbor to serve As a base of operations for later sweeping of mines from North vietnamese ports. The first step in the mine Clearing process followed a meeting monday in Haiphong Between senior military representatives of the United states and North Vietnam on mine sweeping operations. A Navy task Force of Between 20 and 25 vessels has been gathering in the Gulf of Tonkin awaiting orders to begin Clear ing the mines from North Viet Nam s seven ports and Inland a Pentagon spokesman maj. Gen. Daniel Chappie James said an Anchorage will be established in International a chuckle said one Deer to another gosh i wish i had his ters about 35 Miles Southeast of Haiphong. Although there was no evidence to indicate any mines in the area James said four minesweepers accompanied by two destroyers would move in As a precaution and sweep the site before the full task Force arrives on station. North Vietnam s major ports were seeded with hundreds of mines in May of 1972 and have remained closed to Ocean going shipping Ever since. Under the agreement ending the Vietnam War the United states is to Clear All the mines in the territorial ports harbours and Waterways in North Viet Nam. Index 2 sections 22 pages new dignity or downgraded role Nevada debates women s rights Bill overcome by Gas Reno policeman Dave Harding Center was assisted out of the Riverside hotel monday night after being overcome by Carbon monoxide Gas. Helping him Are aids ambulance attendant Jim wins cad left and policeman George Mas Kaly. Gazette by Lee Adler Gazette journal legislative Bureau a nun a former woman court guardsman a housewife a film maker and an attorney this morning went to Bat for the concept that Equality of rights under the Law shall not be denied or abridged on account of opponents included two women legislators and a number of Washoe county residents. The occasion was a joint sen ate Assembly hearing on the equal rights amendment which one speaker said will bring a new dignity to women and improve the Sta Tus of both sexes. Twenty four states have Rati fied the amendment 14 Short of the necessary 38 for it to be come a part of the Constitution. What the Nevada legislature decides to do is at this Point unclear. A Survey conducted last week by pro amendment people indicated a Large number of undecided lawmakers in both houses. Mollie Gregory a Reno film maker and member of the women s action Alliance sought to dispel what she said were the Many fears and rumours spread about Era. Among them she said was that protective labor Laws for women would be destroyed they re on their Way out now she family life would be reduced to a Sham Bles neuter bathrooms would be imposed upon women and the role of the housewife would be downgraded. She said Era would apply Only to government action and Legal rights not to social she quoted a . Senator the passage of this amendment will neither make a Man a gentleman nor will it require him to Stop being Barbara Silberling a Washoe Valley Mother said the argument that Era would encourage women to work and therefore deprive men of jobs is to ignore the fact that the Over whelming majority of women Al ready work at sometime in their lives. The situation is Al ready she said department of labor statistics for 1972 show of Nevada s work Force slightly Over 37 per cent Are women. She said if All the work ing wives were to quit and their jobs filled by men there would still be unfilled jobs in this mrs. Silberling said "47 per cent of All Nevada women 16 years of age and older Are in the labor Force and Are Consumers. Their earned incomes Are a necessary Factor to the eco nomic health of this state. Their skills and talents Are a Neces sary Factor in the essential labor Pool of this the hearing continues this afternoon with expected testimony from those opposed to Era in turn to Page 2, col. 5 Section one amusements. 7 Ann Landers g comics a Earl Wilson g editorials 4 family living 5.9 Public notices 7 Sylvia Porter. 3 television log g the doctor 10 5 win at Bridge 6 Section two classified ie-21 crossword Puzzle 21 deaths Jug local regional news 11 markets in sports .12-15 weather table. 15 Reno evening Gazette a Speidel newspaper member of associated press. Second class postage paid at Reno Nevada. Published week inc., Box .101 w. 2nd St., Reno Nev. 895c4, subscription rates Carrier delivery in Reno Sparks 3n? City w Floth for delivery outside these areas and by adult motor route j3.2s a month. By mail in Nevada s3l a year other Domestic Points j3i a year. Other rates on request. Weather Reno Sierra Tahoe Chanca of rain or Snow through wednes Day. Gentle winds. 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