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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - December 16, 1956, Reno, Nevada 1956 safety slogan. Slow up grow up Page eighteen Reno Nevada sunday morning december 16, 1956 established 1870 52 Low 12 Cloudy Little change m temperature eight construction jobs advocated by planner projects Doe to Cost total state legislature will have final say eight construction project costing an estimated have been recommended to the state legislature by the sta1 planning Board which took action on the recommendation yesterday in Carson City. The planning Board also vote to recommend land Purchase which would Cost a total of 537, and for other appropriation 1o make future plans for the expansion of the state government and agencies. Here Are the projects tha the 1957 legislature will be Aske to finance. 1. Completion of the state office building in City at an estimated Cost of 576. This building is now under construction but funds Are inadequate for completion. 3. Completion of Manzanita Hall at the University of be Ida. This women s dormitory was partially remodeler during recent months but funds were not available for a remodelling of the third floor. This would Cost an estimated s. Construction of a Central hearing Plant for the Nevada state prison. This project is expected to Cost about 000, but about is Al ready available so an appropriation of about will be requested from the legis lature. 4. Construction of a Maxi mum Security Block at the state prison Lor about 5. Construction of flood Protection facilities at the University at a Cost of about 6. Construction of a new warehouse at the Nevada state Hospital at a Cost of 7. Improvement of the antiquated Power distribution system at the to University of Nevada at a Cost of s54.000. 8. Emergency improvements for the Capitol building in car soft City which was described last week As an extreme Hazard in Case of fire or earthquake. Cost of this work is estimated at the planning Board is also recommending the construction of a new Highway patrol station near Wells at a Cost of but this will not come from the general fund. It would be appropriated from Highway depart ment funds if the planning Board s recommendation were adopted. Other appropriation would have to come from Genera funds or from Bond issues. Much land needed land acquisitions Are needed by state agencies in All parts of the state including Reno car son City and Las vegas. A 537 allotment will be requested for this purpose the planning Board agreed yesterday. This would include the acquisition of new land in Carson City for the eventual planning of a new eap Itol site. The planning Board also asked for to conduct urgent advanced planning for future state buildings for essential advanced and for master planning which include the planning of a new legislative building and eap Itol grounds. Another was requested for the conducting of structural surveys on a num Ber of aging state buildings. The planning braid attempted to keep its entire recommendation for construction land acquisition and planning to below since this is the Maxi mum amount that the state legislature will be Able to provide by Bonds in the 1957 session. Siding abandonment is requested by up request of the Southern Pacific Railroad to abandon tracks at its Heslip siding has been received by the Nevada Public service commission. Heslip is nine Miles West of Sutcliffe. Yield the right of Way signs going up Stop signs Are being replaced at three y Type Corners yield the right of Way signs will replace Stop signs at three of the City s a Type intersections in the Neia future traffic Engineer Glen Smoot reported yesterday the new signs scheduled to be installed next week will direct motorists at the intersection of Ryland and Mil sts., Mayberry drive and California ave., and Skylin blvd. And Arlington ave. Removal of the Stop sign on Mayberry drive or Smoot explained will prevent a Wells mayor s bar looted by choosy thie loss totals Only the Best is taken Wells dec. 15. It was nothing but the Best of rare Lars who looted Johnny s Clu Between Midnight and am today. Most of the club s Best whisker iome Cash and one Pearl handle revolver were gone when prone or John Digrazia who is als Wells mayor checked the Prem ses he estimated the eluding five badly battered door n the Abou the burglars apparently too plenty of time to do their Job starting Oft by knocking a lock t its on a Side door just off Thalley to gain entry. Once inside according to Constable e. N bunty Powers they chiselled out a lock on the door from the dance Hall to a hallway broke door lock leading from the Hall Vay to the rest rooms broke door to the basement As Well a one opening into a basement Stor age room and smashed the Doo tween the restaurant and the bar. In the bar they helped them selves to a full set of keys to the establishment As Well As doing careful Job of choosing Only the est of the liquor Supply. Charle Nannie who closed the club a Midnight said he had restocked lie bar before closing but foun Only the cheaper grades of liquor and wines left today. The burglars also took four cases o whiskey and liqueurs from the casement. Four Slot machines in a fron window were opened and looted o Between 850 and or. Digrazia said he had left keys in he Slot machines to make thing Asier since he had been Bur landed and the machines dam ged earlier this year. Or. Digrazia s desk was also rifled Bunly the fancy Pearl handled 32-20 revolver was taken. Finally availing themselves o he building keys the opened a rear door and apparently loaded their loot into s car wait no in the Alley. The burglary discovered by Nick Brown who opened the club this morning. Four motorists appear in court four cases involving errant automobile users were heard in municipal court Friday by judge Harry Anderson. Edward Miles Ranson of 1508 first St Sparks was fined or Drunken driving. His opera or s permit was ordered suspend d for one year. Frank Adkins who was arrest d by police for reckless driving on a dismissal of charges after appearing in court. Walter j. P. Mcdowell forfeit d and Chester h. Edwards in felted for failing to pay parking tickets within in five Day Grace period allowed y City ordinance. Both had been on Bench warrants issued you con outwit Winter by keep ing your Home snug and warm with reliable fuel Oil heating. Call us and order your Supply of High Grade fuel Oil. You la like our automatic refill service. A must wintry Days cannot to Reno uhf. Clay Fok. toasts from coming to a Eom Plet Stop on the Steep approach but h added they will be required t yield the right of Way to Rafii eastbound on California ave. Drivers must Stop motorists will be required t Stop before making a left turn on to Calif. Ave. At the Skyline blvd a Ungto. Ave. Intersection Drivers travel sing toward Reno from the Gol course area on Arlington will yield the right of Way to traffic coming from Skyline blvd. Drivers Mak ing left turns onto Skyline blvd will be required to Stop. At Ryland and Mill traffic on Ryland will yield to that on Mist. At the intersection at the was end of Pickett Park. All of the intersections Moo explained will be clearly Markei with traffic lanes for yielding the right of Way and for left turn lanes. Stop signs for Motorist making left turns at the intersections will be parted on the Stree surface in Large letters. Smoot noted the new change vill be on a trial basis and that i motorists comply with the Nev signals other intersections in the City will be Given similar treat ment. Other current traffic plans Cal for the installation of a Stop Sigi at the intersection of Brown St Wethi Patrick ave. Many near accidents have occurred at the Corner because of the absence o. A Stop sign Smoot explained. Vegas canting permits Are on monday Agenda control Board meets in Carson City Carson City dec. 15. Applicants for gambling licenses n two Las vegas strip resort to Els one of them which presently s not operating a Casino will make a second appearance Mon Day before the three Man gaming control Board. Board chairman Robbins Cahill said the Agency May take final action on a request from two groups headed by mrs. Vera Krupp von Bolen und Halbach estranged wife of former German munitions maker Alfred von Krupp and Sidney Bliss to invest a total of in the new Frontier hotel. Last month the group was granted conditional approval to Ake part in the management of he Casino pending full licensing my the commission. At that meet no it was admitted that the hotel aced a serious economic Situa Ion also expected to appear again n Pursuit of a gambling License is group headed by Maurice Fried Man to Richardson and Harry Oderkerk to take Over the Royal Nevada hotel. The group would lease the hotel rom the operating corporation f which Oderkerk and William Simonds of the new interests with an option to buy. Cahill added that other matters lated to come before the Board Ere of a routine nature. The tax commission will meet wednesday to take final action Pon monday recommendations f the gaming control Board. At the Southeast Corner of Whitaker Park employees l. I i. Jwia i. Of the City Park department Are Busy erecting a five tiered Rock Garden. The Corner of the Park slope s sharply to the Orr ditch and has been unsightly tangle of Brush for Many years. Busy at the beautification Job Are left right Fred c. Gallaway Angelo Lepori a Stonemason who Learned his Trad e in Switzerland and Tony Dalton. Rock for the attractive Garden is being hauled from above horseman s Park and from the Geiger Grade. Jenl new president of Reno s y expanded facilities planned mortgage is burned officials of the Reno Are laying plans for expanded facilities and new services to the Community after burning the mortgage for the new Structure on Foster drive it was reporte esterday. Directors of the Orga Zatio met thursday evening for a Cere Mony in which the last outstand no obligation was burned. The Structure which opened Earl his year is now completely Pai or. Wingfield elected new leaders of the organization were also named. George Wing Leld jr., was elected presiden or the coming year and Hughe Dorter won election As vice pres Dent. Jack Walther was name Secretary of the organization. The last debt was a note when construction compleat he . Organization Lacke his amount for final Paymen ind e. L. Pine and O. Kwa i Ong time supporters of the or Amza Tion secured a loan t make payments. Since that time he note has gradually been re Aid. 4 the Structure was financed b from the Fleischman foundation of Nevada rom the Sale of old property on e. First St an raised by interested per on and business firms in Reno expansion plans it was reported that preliminary plans Are now being made of he expansion of the building t provide More Complete facilities or Young boys and for women he use of the facilities by thes groups has been greater than anticipated and efforts will b made in the future to raise Money or expansion to accommodate hese groups More suitably. It was also reported that Ana Onda Copper co and the Ameri an brass co. Have donated Abou 00 pounds of Sheet Copper of improvement of Shower rooms a he building and local labor or animations have agreed to fur ish labor to install the new facilities. Offers of labor help Cami rom Louis Paley Secretary treasurer of the Nevada state federation of labor and Busi Ess agent for the carpenters to Al. Outgoing president Clark build jr., indicated that highly successful committee meetings Ere also held thursday night ii conjunction with the Board meet no. Several committees studied Arious phases of the operation using the gathering. Group meets the humanities _ up Wil get monday in the Home of Prossor and mrs. Charles e. Frank 33 gear Street when professor Obert t. Roelofs will read a Paer on the relations of politics religion and an Ideal gift for Christmas 5-Gal. Aquariums completely set up special savings on Good As new 10-Gal. Used aquariums free delivery open sundays-12 noon 5 . Carvers aquarium 6055 s. Virginia a 2-1658 Howard Wells Heads Nevada contractors election held Here yesterday during association s annual meeting Howard Wells of Reno vice president of Wells cargo inc., yesterday was elected president of the associated general contractors of Nevada during that organization s annual meeting Here. The contractors also elected a new group of directors and passed resolutions on three matters of concern to the state s contracting Industry. The association also renamed 5. L. Pine As executive Secretary. Other officials other officials chosen at yester Day s meeting were l a. Longley of Las vegas first vice president Rodney a Oudom of Reno second vice president and c. V. Isbell of Reno treasurer. New directors Are e. F. Duerr Reno Gordon Shelton Las vegas Joe Wells Las vegas Harrison stocks Las vegas Duane ram sey Reno and e. W. Mckenzie Reno. The contractors voted to oppose any plan which would take the determination of Highway right of Way locations out of the hands of the state Highway department. Also approved was a Resolution opposing any increase in the activities of the state Highway patrol which would be financed from Highway department funds. The contractors noted that if Money i used for Highway patrol purpose from Highway department fund there is a decrease in the Amoun of Federal Matching Money Avail Able for Highway construction the contractors noted that the Federal Highway formula is sue that if were deleted from construction funds to police the highways the Federal Matchin funds would be reduced by 000. Any appropriations for the Highway patrol should come from the general fund contractors be Lieve. The contractors Are also opposed to any Overall state Spee limit on the highways and a Reso Lution to this effect was als adopted. Uphold Rule of District court limitations statute prevents Progress of litigation Nevada s supreme court has upheld a decision of the Washoe county District court which re fused to award damages for a per Sonal injury because of the state s statute of limitations. By a split vote the High court agreed that Henrietta Deboer who was injured in an Accident several years ago did not have a right to collect against Ernest 1 actor whom she was suing be cause two years had passed be tween the time of the Accident and the time that a summons was placed in the hands of the sheriff for service according to court clerk Ned Turner. Justice Milton b. Badt who wrote the opinion and chief jus Tice Charles Merrill concurred that the District court ruling was proper but Justice Edgar Eather dissented because the plaintiff s attorney had been unable to get the service proceedings under Way. John w. Barrett and John e. Jabrielle represented the plaintiff and the firm of Woodburn for Man wedge Blakey and Thomp son represented the defendant. Scholarship funds accepted by u. Of n. A scholarship fund for Stu dents in agriculture from the estate of the late Helen Dalton of fallen was accepted by re gents of the University of be thursday. The will set aside in rust for the Aid fund which will be known As the Mary Dalton scholarship. 12 boys questioned on mass fist fight Sparks chief makes investigation Reno boys will answer monday Sparks police chief Robert Galli questioned 12 teen aged boys yesterday in efforts to pinpoint the instigators of More than a dozen fights which erupted Between Reno and Sparks students following Friday night s basketball game. More students from Reno Wil be questioned monday the chief reported before any final action is taken against any of the youths. Spurts car top Cut by vandals Walter Mackenzie student a he University of Nevada complained to police yesterday tha vandals Cut three holes m the convertible top of his foreign sports car Friday night. The car was parked in front he sae fraternity House at 835 Evans ave., Mackenzie told offi cers when vandals ripped the can Vas cover sometime Between and pm. This year Shell be Christmas by William Morris certified hearing Aid audiologist i be always prided myself on be ing a darned Good Christmas shopper when it comes to picking a gift my wife will like. But i m not even a close second to a fellow i know. He s giving his wife what she wants most. His Christmas present is hearing with new Beltane hearing glasses. When i met this Man s gift i was sure that Here was the happiest woman i had Ever seen. Shell be hearing Christmas with a powerful All transistor hearing Aid completely concealed in Oie Temple of attractive streamlined glasses. A tiny almost invisible Rufae carries sound to her ear. There is no Cord and no Button in the ear. Can you imagine a Christmas with out carols Sleigh Bells children laughing if you or someone in your family is going to have half a Christmas this year because of defective hearing i d like to Demon Strate these remarkable Beltane hearing glasses. Please come in today or phone or write for an appointment at your convenience. William g. Morris Beltane Nevada hearing service 222 Byington a 2-3269. 15 w. Second St., bldg. Phone Reno Sparks police Reno officers and members of the Washoe to sheriff s office combined forces to quell the disturbances Between the fist fighting student rivals. Tear Gas grenades finally Dis Persed the crowds gathering in front of the Sparks High school. Sparks police sgt. Lester Moody buffered a hand injury during the Melee when a new Type grenade exploded in his hand before he could throw it. He was treated at Washoe medical Cen Ter but later released. His injury was not described As serious. Wreck injures five five others were injured As an indirect result of the Sparks riot. A sheriff s patrol car driven by Deputy Tom Phelan 25, rammed into the Side of a ranch Wagon at the intersection of fourth and Alameda As he rushed to assist Sparks police. Phelan reported Driver Thomas Grady of 725 Broadway pulled nto his path. Brady his two Chil Dren and two passengers Robert Vandiver and mrs. Audrey Eulert both of 1032 e. Eighth St., were taken to Washoe medical Center or emergency treatment. Traffic capt Louis Spitz said yesterday Brady has not been cited pending a complaint from he sheriff s office. Paul Stewart a member of the Sparks Junior varsity team was cruelly beaten As he left the gymnasium but was reported last night to be in Good shape with nothing More serious than a Swol in face. His father Wayne Stewart of 423 Stanford Way indicated he Vas contemplating filing charges against his son s assailants when he had More definite another Sparks resident Jack Mcmillen of 634 15th St., complained to police yesterday that the wind blew tear Gas from an exploding bomb into his Home and caused irritation to his children s eyes. Chief Galli reported yesterday in expected no trouble after the Parks game with Manogue last night but added he would have plenty of policemen on hand. Vitany renewing licenses after police chief t. R. Berrum grinned yesterday and conceded that some of the publicity sur rounding his failure to renew his Drivers License had beneficial re sults. Since the police official s embarrassment was made Public others who found themselves in the same boat have beaten a path to the Nevada Drivers License division office in the state building. The same sort of a situation has developed at the police depart ment where gambling club work permits Are issued. Plans shelved for amending sales tax Law legislators informed vote of people is required members commission of the Friday legislative abandoned their plans to try for an Amend ment to the state s sales tax Law during the 1957 session of the. Legislature. However there was an Indica Tion that some of the individual members of the commission Are willing to make an Effort to find a Way to change the Law. Meeting in Carson City for the second straight Day the commis Sion members acknowledged the recent opinion of attorney Gen eral Harvey Dickerson who said that the sales tax Law cannot now be amended by the legislature since it was approved by a referendum vote of the people. Both sen. B. Mahlon Brown d., Clark and sen. Ralph Lattin r., Churchill indicated that they would like to see the Law changed and sen. Lattin said that he would like to cooperate with an Effort to pass a test amendment to the tax Law to see if it would be approved in the supreme court. There has been considerable criticism of the sales tax Law in some quarters because it is imposed on food and drugs. It was endorsed by the voters of the state in the november election by an overwhelming majority. Yule present lost before it reaches Home Christmas May not be so cheery at the Lloyd Stark Home in Herlong. On Friday or. Stark came to Reno to buy a Brand new English racer bicycle for his son. Some where on n. Virginia St. It fell off his car. By the time the loss was Dis covered the unrated bicycle iad been picked up by someone. Or. Stark reported the matter to police who expressed Hope that whoever found the Bike will see that it is returned to its owner in time for a Happy Christmas. Bail forfeited Herlong Calif., safety director Elliot Ernest Grain forfeited n Reno municipal court yester speeding. Or. Grain was arrested thursday when his car flashed by the police radar Speed detection unit at 40 Miles an hour. This Christmas give her the greatest sewing machine you can get for your Money for Only 11995 i i i it s True if you come in i get a famous Pfaff for Only no other machine is As Fine. 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