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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - July 30, 1954, Reno, Nevada Visit your new Washoe county Public recreation area in Reno bowl Page ten Reno Nevada Friday morning july 30, 1954 established-1870 weather yesterday High 93, Low 48. Continued warm and very dry. Fire Hazard extreme. Russell asks Cahlan to resign As Colorado River commissioner letter follows Las vegan s endorsement of Pittman by Robert Bennyhoff United press staff correspondent what promises to be a bitter Battle for the governorship in the nov. 2 general election shifted into High gear yester Day As gov. Charles h. Russell requested the resignation of Democrat a. E. Cahlan of Las vegas As a member of the Colorado River commission. The governor s Surprise action came just five Days after Cahlan managing director of the Las vegas review journal announced in a front Page that the paper was supporting for Mer gov. Vail Pittman for election As governor. Request sent by mail Russell disclosed his request in a letter sent special delivery to Cah Lan in Las vegas on wednesday. Russell did not reveal its contents Kritil he Learned the review Jour Nal had printed a Story about the matter in a thursday afternoon edition. As of 8 . Yesterday Russell said he had received no reply from Cahlan. Russell s letter to Cahlan Fol lows or. Cahlan i am requesting your Resigna Tion As a member of the Colorado River commission to which Posi tron i appointed you on sept. 15, 1953, for a term ending on sept. 15, 1957. Poor attendance Kerford during the past 12 months end ing july 31. There have been ten meetings of the commission of which you have Only attended five and i personally feel that the work of the commission is of such importance that regular attendance is essential. Furthermore it is apparent that you do not agree with a number of the policies of my administration and such being the Case your Resig nation will result in greater work ability within the commission. Sincerely yours Charles h. Cahlan undecided in Las vegas Cahlan said he had not decided yet whether he will resign. Under state Law members of the arc do not serve at the pleasure of the governor As do those of Many state boards but hold Reg ular four year terms from which they can be removed Only by Legal process. Cahlan was originally appointed to the commission by Pittman in 1946. He was reappointed by the latter in 1949, and again by Russell in 1953, being the oldest member of the commission in Point of serv ice at the present time. I Haven t made my mind in Cahlan said in Las vegas. I m just waiting to see what Hap i be had several Calls from up North urging that i stay on. I Don t know yet what i m going to by Law the commission must be comprised of two republicans and two democrats in addition to the governor who is chairman. At the present time Cahlan and h. R. Red Rowland of Reno Are the democratic members and Frank Strong of Las vegas Anri Jack Buehler of Pioche the gop members. Russell is a Republican. Russell is seeking re election to his second term on the gop ticket. Bipartisan Board Cahlan said the governor s action seems rather strange to me since the commission is bipartisan and always has the governor knew i was a Democrat when he appointed he continued and he knew that 1 was an executive of a newspaper that had been historically demo As far As attendance at meet Ings is Cahlan said i have never born absent without previously advising the governor and ascertaining that there Wes nothing that would be Adverse y affected by my absence. As far As the governor s state ment about disagreement with his policies is concerned i have never seriously disagreed on any matter As far As the commission is concerned so that reference must be to other administration policies which have no effect whatsoever upon our course As a me Rulber of the asked if he Felt the governor s request came As the direct result of the review journal s endorse ment of Pittman. Cahlan replied five Days later did t it Rrussell declined to elaborate upon the matter beyond the state ments contained in his letter re questing Cahlan s resignation. Waiting for reply waiting for a the governor said. I have nothing ele to say beyond my letter to or. there was no immediate Indica Tion whether Russell intends to apply the same policy toward other members of his administration who support Pittman in the approaching election. Several key members of his administration Are Democrat who supported Russell instead of Pittman when the latter sought re ejection four years ago. Immediate comment was forthcoming from other members of the commission which regulates Power and water matters affecting Hoover dam on the lower Colorado River. Crash and dead body report is Teapot tempest 34 of the 36 cited Drivers pay for violations at Reno s weekly traffic court thirty four of 36 persons cited for yesterday s regular thursday afternoon traffic court session paid fines and bail forfeitures totalling Only two cited Drivers failed to Post bail or make a personal appearance. As a result Bench warrants were issued for their arrest. The non appearing Drivers were Keith e. Rollie doubly cited for driving without a. License and following another car mystery in Mineral county turns out All right two persons escaped dazed relatively uninjured yesterday when their 1953 Buick Sedan careened out of control and Over turned on the Gabbs Road in min eral county. Deputy sheriff l. A. Sanders said the Driver of the car mrs. Helen Gillim 21, had been cited for driving without a License As a result or the Accident. He said other charges were pending. Mrs. Gillim and her husband Robert Gillim both of Gabbs narrowly escaped death in the mishap. Their car careened out of control for 516 feet on the left shoulder or the Road veered Back onto the Highway for a few feet skidded another 90 feet and Over turned. It came to rest 36, feet from the Highway. Or. Gillim was found wandering near the wreck scene by a Mina county Deputy. He was held in. Custody at Hawthorne for a Short time when a Gabbs resident Tele phoned the Washoe county Sher Iff s office 1o say a woman had been killed in the wreck and dragged into the Sagebrush. Mrs. Gillim was later found off the for dog that had been thrown from the car. The dog was found uninjured. The Gillim automobile was demolished it was reported. Robbery report is investigated Motel resident tells of Holdup too closely and Merritt Henning son cited for making an improper left turn. Only two people made personal appearances before judge Guy Walts. They were Ira l. Millsaps who was fined failing to give required hand signals and Ben Cau ble who was referred to police juvenile authorities. Young Cauble had been arrested for driving with out a License and failing to yield the right of Way at an intersection. Four persons forfeited bail each for interfering with Reno s 1954 Street paving program by driving their cars on new pavement. They wore Julius Padar Charles f. Payton Ronald j. Wells and Henry g. Simpson. Also forfeiting 525 bail was Attitio Pagni who was cited for driving Over a fire Hose William j. Hackett forfeited for driving the wrong Way in an Alley. Driving a vehicle with faulty brakes brought a bail forfeiture from Nadine Richardson. A right of Way violation Cost Thompson Nixon but a similar charge was dismissed against Lucille schlep Pei l. Paying each for failing to observe Stop signs were George Nel son August p. Snook Carleton r. Sampson Robert c. Bolton Irvin j. Wallace ireme a Giossi Nadine h. Moore Frederick Teiker Wil Liam Zmak and Richard Williams. Forfeiting each for following other vehicles too closely were Dan f. Jandebeur and Maurice Beau Chene. Carl c. Estridge forfeited for making an improper right turn. Harriet j. Catron forfeited for speeding and for ignoring a Stop sign. Other speeders who forfeited bail included Howard d. Trach Ronald j. Kitchen Elmer f. Worth Jack d. Bald win plus for driving an improperly registered Auto Jerry Garner and Kenneth w. Haynes 515. Traffic Light violations brought forfeitures from Lena b. Belli Frederick Nez and John a Luchetti. Police yesterday were investigating the report of Joseph Soloman that he was held up and robbed at a Reno parking lot in Broad Daylight. Or. Soloman a local Motel Resi Dent said the incident occurred at 2 . Yesterday As he was loading parcels into the trunk of his car. As he was stooped Over or. Solo Man told police a Man shoved something hard in his Back and demanded where s your or. Soloman said the robber unbuttoned his hip pocket and re moved from his Wallet. He said the Wallet was then thrown into the open car trunk. Twenty dollars tucked in a Corner of the Wallet was Over looked. Or. Soloman said the robber told him not to turn around for five min utes. He said he also overheard him Tell a woman who was standing nearby Don t you move m Gar in storage proves stolen parked at a local garage since july 4, sheriff s officers reported yesterday was an automobile stolen from a Seattle wash., car rental Agency. The car was discovered yester Day by sheriff s officers who Learned from a garage attendant that the person who parked the vehicle july 4 had returned to it three Days later to get a pistol and a Rifle the vehicle reports showed is a 1952 Chevrolet convertible. It Vas reported stolen by the car rental Agency earlier this month. Suitcase abandoned at Railroad depot police yesterday were looking for someone who was so glad to get Back to Reno he left his suitcase waiting at the Railroad station. Officers said the suitcase was found standing at the commercial Row Entrance to the Southern Paci fic depot. It was removed to police Headquarters for safekeeping. How Chrition science heals the key to Healing Kern . Tax commission meets August gaming applications will be acted on Carson City nev., july the state tax commission will hold its next session August 9, gov. Charles Russell its chairman announced today. Numerous major gambling License applications Are scheduled for discussion and probable final action at the session. Among these Are applications by nine men for a state gaming per Mit for the showboat Casino a new Las vegas resort hotel and by six men for a gambling License for the Stateline club at Lake Tahoe. Also slated for action is the application of Milton Stevens los Angeles heating appliance manufacturer for a 19 per cent interest in the hotel last Frontier in Las vegas. A Complete change of ownership in the Western club in Las vegas formerly operated by Emilio Giori Getti is sought in another application filed by Henry c. And Joseph l. Sylvester Charles m. Murphy John p. Ryan John hashes and Charles r. Cavanaugh. Alert stroller spots break in alertness on the Par of a late evening stroller yesterday resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old accused burglar. Harold Bernard Kelly of 644 e. Fourth St., was arrested and charged with burglary after a Reno resident identified him As a Man he saw leaving the Nevada truck sales offices 712 e. Fourth St., shortly after 1 a. M. Yesterday. Police said the offices had been forcibly entered. A Rock had been thrown through a door pane to facilitate Entrance. A. J. Stienne. A company official told officers yesterday that nothing appeared to be missing from the premises. In san Francisco stay hotel Suiter Sutter at Kearny san Francisco garage. Reasonable rate special family rates on saturday Gund bids on Nevada air stations to be sought soon Winnemucca Fallon Tonopah vegas to get them bids will be advertised in sep tember for the first of Lour aircraft warning and control stations the u. S. Air Force will build at Winnemucca Fallon Tonopah and Las vegas. Sen. Pat Mccarran made the announcement yesterday. The Winnemucca station will be first while bids for Tonopah will be sought in february 1955, under a master plan establishing a net work of aircraft defense installations in the West he declared. Tho Fallon and Las vegas stations will by built later with bids to be sought before june 30, 1955. This warning system is still in the planning stage by the air Forre and a construction time table has been Mccarran said. I have been assured work will proceed As speedily As construction will be by private contractors with the corps of engineers col. Paul d. Berrigan South Pacific division p. O. Bax 3339, Rincon Annex san fran advertising bids to be let to the lowest responsible bidder. Estimated Cost of each station is a allocation has been made for Nevada construction. Southern Nevada land promoters told to desist injunction to follow if order is not complied with Las Vagas nev., july 29. . The Nevada real estate commis Sion issued orders today to four land promoters in this area to cease and desist from All lease or Sale activity in connection with government owned acreage. Failure to comply with the order will result in the filing of an immediate suit of injunction in District court according to Lawrence p. Stetcher of Cas vice president of the commission. Stetcher said that it was the commission s opinion that the four promoters involved May have been operating in violation of the Law. The action came As the after math of complaints from scores of an estimated persons who live on government leased land. The leaseholders have banded to Gether to seek Legal Aid in a fight to obtain Clear title to the land on which they live the title to which in Many cases has been clouded by prior mining claim Fil Ings. Bushfire Burns in Empire area Washoe county sheriff s officers reported yesterday that a Brush fire was burning in the desolate country Northwest of Empire. Deputy Cisco Ashenbrenner at Gerlach telegraphed at 4 that the fire covered about 40 acres on Buffalo Hills Ridge. He said the Blaze was West of the deep Hole ranch and Northwest of the Parker ranch. No building or Timber was believed endangered. Y _ watch vanishes Janet. Sample of 135 Ridge St. Yesterday reported the theft of her Wristwatch. Miss Sample a local dime store employee said the watch disappeared from a lavatory Wash stand in her place of employment. Gambling in the rough believe or new the construction site Bare Light bulbs were Strung from the unfinished ceiling rafters banners were Hung on the in plastered Wall and uranium Boom keep informed on uranium strikes did act titles thru out Colorado and the entire West by Reading the mining record published Erera thursday for 6fl years subscription per three months trial order. 21ss Lowron is. Dan Var cola. T 1 v m m m Ivl l.j1clv. Ii to i 5 1 ill 11 a i n -----1-- seven Story Tower which harolds club is building on North Virginia gamblers rushed into do business As this picture a osterday it inn to to Munro Notor Nunn or naps t 1p room oop11s dlr Colv a Leto harolds Clud proper. St. Is already in use despite the fact that it Down t look to be More than 25 per cent Complete. This week crap tables Slot machines Roulette wheels and "21" tables were moved onto the first floor afternoon proves the room opens directly into harolds club proper. Journal photo it let i it construction work on the harolds club Tower was going on full blast in Lincoln Alley at the rear of the establishment where Martins Iron works employees were sending steel beams up to the level where work is in Progress. It was keeping the Alley in a state uproar. Apparently this is what the Money being made from he ground floor operations is being spent for. Jou1 Nal Reno fire department called to Airport when Henry Kaiser s plane has trouble Henry j. Kaiser s twin engine Lockheed Ventura the lode Star ran Over Reno yesterday afternoon when the fluid leaked out of the Craft s Brake lines. The Reno fire department Dis patched rigs to the Airport when the plane s Pilot radioed his predicament. After my station Wagon looted Carl c. Barnes 1104 Ralston St., told police yesterday that a Battery and tire were taken from the Back of his 1940 Plymouth station Wagon wednesday. Or. Barnes said the Battery was Worth the tire was valued at Nic pal Airport for a Short time however the plane s Crew decided to return to Oakland calif., to at tempt the Landing. The Caa control Tower at the Airport reported the steel million Aire s 11-passenger air plane landed persistent prowler finally disappears radio station janitor Tony Piero chased a 60-year-old prowler three times last night before calling for police Aid. Officers said or. Piero told them he chased the intruder out of his Sierra St. Studios three times. F o r l e a s e downtown business Corner building 60 feet on South Virginia 200 feet on Ryland Street 2 blocks South court House suitable any business any part Hill sons Motel South Virginia Rood safely at Oakland. It was Learned the decision to return to the Cali fornia Airport for the Landing was based on the availability of repair parts and equipment. The Caa reported there were some passengers aboard the Craft but a spokesman was unable to say How Many. He declined to name the plane s owner As did another Airport official. Or. Edna Carver estate Valedat owner of Steamboat Springs leaves it to son or. Edna j. Carver Developer and owner of the Steamboat Springs health resort loft an estate Worth according to the appraisement filed in District court this week. Or. Carver died june 21. Largest single item in the estate was the 400-acre steam boat Springs spa. The land itself was appraised at the buildings there and improvements including the Wells for a total of apart from a few relatively Small bequests to her employees. Or. Carver willed her property to her son Durale Towne of port land ore., and a grandson will Iam j. Towne also of Portland. They will be the owners of the famed Steamboat Springs savings accounts in Reno formed a Large part of the Carver estate totalling also included were stocks valued at property in Konn or. Carver had interests in Sev eral parcels of real estate in Reno and in the county in addition to Steamboat Springs. Deeds of Trust and Sale agreements on those properties wore appraised at approximately items of personal property contained in the. Inventory ranged from fur garments valued ats235 to livestock and farm equipment Worth according to the appraisers. A 1946 Cadillac Auto Mobile was Given a value of and a 1954 Ford pickup truck Dural e. Towne is executor of the estate. He is represented by the Law firm of build Busey and Guild. Vehicle stolen found at Yerington Reno police were notified yester Day that a 1942 Plymouth Coupe stolen from the Wager motors used , 777 s. Virginia St., last May had been recovered in Yerington. The car was found by Nevada Highway patrol officers. It had apparently Boon abandoned As the radio and Gas tank had been re moved. To work no Guesswork and you save Money tool Here s the pure juice of 6 fresh California Lemons. All squeezed and ready to measure for drinks recipes scores of household uses Thrifty tree Sweet Lemon juice rear brr. On Juitt you buy it pure Only Tail f in i newspaper

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