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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - June 17, 1959, Reno, Nevada Mrs. Don c. Lewers is the Regis Street of Ely. Tercel nurse in attendance. Coun Selorus Are miss Diana Isola mrs. Jack d. Muldoon miss Janet Quilici and mrs. Milton Sharp. Counties this Yeai Are Cusick named for two past department presidents m r s. Arthur Cusick of Austin who is now serving As National vice president of the Western division and mrs. L. E. Peck of Fallon. More flying objects seen in Clark sky registering for the week Long girls state session at the University of Nevada this morning were Sparks delegates left to right Betty Vance Dot Gallagher Judy Quanchi Jeanette Perry and Barbara Edgington with mrs. Lillie b. Clinedinst department Secretary treasurer for the american legion auxiliary which sponsors the annual citizenship training meeting for Nevada girls who have completed their Junior year in High school. A total of 82 girls from All parts of the state were due to sign in today. Gazette photo 13th session of girls state opens in Reno thirteenth annual session of Nezida girls state sponsored the american All ciliary and with miss Evelyn Mantle Sparks High school teacher As education director opened today in the University of Nevada Campus. Registration of the 82 delegates from High schools throughout the state to the citizenship training session occupied most of the morning with the first general Assembly to take place at 2. When mrs. Byron f. Stetler girls state chairman for the state will Welcome the girls to the week Long meeting. Tick candidates the girls will Start lining up candidates for City officials Lor the four cities of Cedar Joshua Juniper and Pinon and this eve ring will begin work on the party platforms in preparation for state elections. Civil defense will be the topic Lor the 8. General Assembly with a. B. Mccuistion state director As speaker. On thursday the girls will learn to use the voting machines will vote on City officials with the mayors of the Lour respective cities to take office at n. Ceremony with mayor Bud Baker of Reno leading the Tai Emony. A Model City Council meeting tinder the direction of mayor c. E. Richards of Sparks will take place at 7. American legion auxiliary offi cers who will be present Are mrs. George Griffith of Las vegas department president mrs. James m. Smith Reno National executive committee member and mrs. Lillie b. Clinedinst Reno state Secretary treasurer. Name directors under the chairmanship of mrs. Stetler the Board of directors for girls state includes the three state officers and mesdames Floyd Crabtree Kenvin l. Foley Calvin j. Dodson Helmer Hancock and c. N. Newell. Assistant educational director to miss Mantle is mrs. Foley and buy a Halls of Reno and Sparks to Day shared enthusiasm Over the annual Broom Sale now under Way in the two cities by members of the Sparks Lions club and South Reno Lions club. Mayor Bud Baker of Reno in urging support of the Sale reminded Ren oites that through the Sale of the brooms Lions raise Money for Sig Tot conservation and Are Able to buy glasses and other corrective devices for needy Blind and near Blind children and adults and provide operations in cases where procedure is indicated. Echoing mayor Baker s Hope that each of the 3000 brooms will be sold was mayor c. E. Richards of Sparks who is shown in his office with mrs. Chloris t. Mathewson of the City clerk s office and Edward h. Mcgivern Broom chairman for the Sparks Lions traffic death toll in state soars to Nevada s 1959 traffic death toll soared to 69 with one fatality re corded in a two car crash in Eastern Nevada and a second in Churchill county. John Hamilton 63, ranch fore Man was killed monday night in a head on collision on the main Las and military officials today said they had no immediate explanation for the brilliantly coloured flying object which streaked out of the sky in a perpendicular dive tuesday night and was teen by Many local residents. Sgt. Wayne Anderson of the office was among those reporting the incident. He re ported to the Tower at Mccar ran Field and was told that it had been seen by observers there too. The object was described by Anderson As Bright Green in color and descending toward the Earth at a Speed too great to be air plane. It had no Tail As meteor would be expected to have according to viewers. An airman at the Angels Peak radar station said he had spot Ted the object which he de scribed As Orange in color. He Taid he had no idea what it could have been. The officer i charge of the station said no unidentified objects had been picked up by the radar screens. A Nellis air Force base offi Cial said the military had two previous reports in the past three weeks of unidentified Fly eng objects Over Southern Nevada. Near Fallon this morning an unidentified Navy Man was killed when the car in which he was Riding failed to make a turn and rolled Over. Another Man was hospitalized. The name of the second traffic victim was withheld pending notification of next of Kin. Hamilton Foreman of the 3-c ranch South of Ely suffered a Skull fracture in the crash in Ely and was pronounced dead on arrival at a Hospital there. Injun d was the Driver of the j second vehicle Darrel laugh by 20, who sustained lacerations abrasions and Shock and a passenger in his vehicle car men Garcia 23, who suffered facial lacerations and bruises both Ely residents they were both treated and released Al Steptoe Valley Hospital. The Accident occurred in from of the Ceme cry on Aullman and investigating officers from the Ely police department have indicated the Hamilton vehicle was being driven on the wrong Side of the Road before the Accident. Further investigation will be held. Order physician held for action charged with furnishing liquor to a minor or. A Illiam j. Bryan jr., 33, Sparks physician tuesday was ordered bound Over to District court for trial. Harry z. Guerin Sparks Justice of the peace ordered or. Bryan held for further action after hear ing testimony in a preliminary hearing. Meanwhile he remains free on bail. Or. Bryan s lawyer Jack Street or maintained that the Law on liquor to minors excluded physician but District attorney Wil Liam j. Raggio argued that or. Bryan was not acting in the capacity of a physician in the Case at Issue. Mobile Chest a Ray unit at Sterling the Best buy in health to Day will be offered Reno and Sparks residents As the Mobile Hist a Ray unit is set up at Sterling Village Market. The unit available to anyone 18 years of age or Over and to children under 18 who pre sent s i k n i d from their family physician will be open until 9. Scene of operations will shift to Westfield Village shopping Center thursday from 11. Until 9. Auditorium site meetings slated discussions will be invited by local research committee a series of Public discussions of possible Sites for or the proposed million auditorium and Conven Jon Center will be held Here in the next several weeks. The meetings will be Hekl by a citizens site re search committee of the Washoe county fair and recreation Board. Committee chairman Ralph Thomas said discus Sion will be invited on 15 proposed Sites to get every thing out in the open so there la be no accusations whether the county will is sue million Worth of Gen eral obligation Bonds for a Reno Sparks auditorium and convention Center is to be de Reno evening Gazette phone fa3-s1g1 Reno Nevada wednesday june 17, 1959 Page fifteen building code tightening is opposed proposed tightening of the Washoe county building code provoked heated opposition irom More than 150 county residents in a Public hearing before county commissioners tuesday night. The new code is aimed at stiffening requirements for construction plumbing and electrical work. It would be put into effect gradually with zone a to be the first Meadows from Wedekind Road on the North to Holcomb Lane on the South and at Lake Tahoe. Bight to build opposition from county Resi dents was entered on what most Felt to be our right to build on our own nearly All the objectors Felt fatal wreck Story hoax two Elko youths reportedly killed in an automobile Accident near Winnemucca tuesday night Lave been discovered very much alive in Elko today. An Elko newspaper Man said this morning that Glen Roylance 18, and Gale coffin 22, arrived in Elko at 4. This morning by bus. Returning from a visit to los Angeles they arrived in Reno by plane tuesday night and then took the bus to their Elko Homes. Report of the Accident was Teal cd to the Nevada state journal in Reno tuesday night shortly before press time by an unidentified caller. Paul Leonard editor of the journal said today he would there was no reason Why they could t build their own buildings if they conformed to the building code. They objected to clauses in the proposed code that specified cer Tain work to be done by licensed attempting to keep the peace in the session Benjamin Winn chairman of the Board of county commissioners repeatedly said the meeting was intended to clarify he said recommended changes would be considered before commissioners approved 1he new code. He was pressed by several Resi dents. Mrs. Alice Trail said she hoped the final meetings would be held at night so All these people can Winn said that would be done if mrs. Trail insisted. Well will it be Winn replied. Defends rights Robert Fink president of the Sun Valley landowners association Best expressed the objections to the licensed contractor pro visions. If you own the building and the property you should be allowed to do your own he said As Long As the building inspector passes Winn agreed. He said the words licensed contractor would be deleted. Fink also Felt the clause in the code relieving the county from liability should be stricken. His objection was echoed by George Quimby who noted the code species liability for every body except the pointing out the building inspector is a county official Quimby added after it s All Over you Call the building inspector and he s the Only one Quimby also asked for removal of code language in the opinion of the building inspector he said i d much rather see More of this spelled out exactly and less of his need expansion Quimby said he did t question the ability of building inspector Ross Stoltz but said Stoltz depart ment operates on a budget of annually. The size of Washoe county Quimby argued turn to Page 22, col. 7 committed with the false report and would further attempt to track Down the identity of the caller. The hoax was discovered by a wire service reporter who checked out the Accident for further details and was verified this morning by the Gazette in checking with Winnemucca and Pershing county sources who knew of no fatal Accident near Winnemucca or jail roster is increased Reno police added four men to the sheriff s jail roster tuesday after felony arraignments in jus Tice court. Lodged in the county jail await ing preliminary hearings Are Elmer Norman Schultz 40, Bur Check with the Federal Bureau of Hank Calif., charged with at investigation to determine tempted burglary of Vario s res whether or not a crime has been Tau rant. Vernon shears 40, of 75 Reser vation Road charged with first degree burglary of the East Side Market. William j. Bennett 26, Hartford conn., charged with first degree burglary of a Motel. Wallace Nelson Jones 38, of 596 Airport Road charged with at tempted grand larceny stemming from an allegedly abortive try to take a Small foreign car from a used car lot. Cited by voters in a special b Ond election july 28. The Bonds would be paid off by a room tax on tourists in hotels models and Auto courts. The room tax is already authorized by local governments and will be collected for use in recreation purposes even if the Bond elec Tion fails. Seven meetings Are to be held the site research committee announced from june 19 through August 7. Lesser site possibilities Are to be considered at the later dates. Limit discussion Thomas said discussion will be limited to five minutes for each member of the audience so everybody will have a Chance to be also slated to give their views on the various Sites Are three local officials Raymond m. Smith regional planning director a. Glen Smoot Reno traffic Engin Eer and Robert Sullivan fair and recreation Board special coordinator and Reno chamber of com Merce convention director. The committee has also made inquiry Thomas said to the Stan Ford research Center Stanford University. The research organization May be retained to Aid in the site selection. Narrow decision the committee has been asked to narrow site decisions Down to three possibilities. Final decision rests with the fair and recreation Board. Following is a list of the scheduled Public meetings to be held at the Washoe county courthouse at 8 and the Sites to be Dis cussed at each session june Redfield property on South Virginia Road. June Moana Pool area Southwest Corner of East plumb Lane and Kirman Avenue. July Virginia Lake area Between Lakeside and the Cochrane ditch a 50-acre site in the Airport terminal area a site at South Virginia Street and hash Lane. July Southside school area at Center and Liberty streets Northeast Corner of Mill and Lake streets. July 24 gravel pits area at the end of East sixth Street area at the animal shelter at Matley Lane Street Road. July Washoe county f All grounds area North of the univer sity Campus on North Virgina Street August area West of Reno High school Between Idlewild drive and Mckinley drive Scott Island area at Kirman Avenue and East second Street Boulevard and with the proposed Kietzke Lane Extension. Area at Oddie the intersection jailed in search for something he had t lost soon after he completed a three House uninvited search for some thing he had t lost a 34-year old Sacramento Man found him self deposited in Reno s City Jaii on a second degree burglary charge tuesday afternoon. John Ray Whittenberg police said first tried to get into Pau Oscr s House at 834 North St. By claiming to be a Federal investigator. When this failed he charged Over to 836 North St., where he walked into the House. Mrs. Elma f. Brenneise said she managed to get him out and locked her door. Still undaunted the police re port states Whittenberg wandered into Frances j. Walters House Al East second St. While a youngster watched police said the energetic intruder took about which had been lying on a ironing Board and then wandered into the bathroom where he was confronted by mrs. Walters and was routed. Whittenberg reportedly returned to the Brenneise House where police found him in a bedroom and ended his House canvassing career. He had broken a rear door the garage door and base ment door officers reported. Secluded informal Rose Garden of mrs. Clyde Mast 577 St. Law rence was adjudged tuesday As the Best Amateur Rose Garden entry of the third annual Rose show. Mrs. Mast is shown receiving congratulations from the donor of the Rose Garden trophy Len Harris. The award was established this year by or. And mrs. Harris for the entrant with the Best Garden exhibiting 20 or More different varieties of roses. The terraced formal Garden of or. And a. P. Johnson at 301 Mark Twain ave. Received honorable mention. Displays for the Rose show saturday at first National Bank second and Virginia streets will be registered by the exhibitors Between. And. And the show will be open to the Public at 1 p. M. Gazette photo Washoe Board plans to close Galena school the Stone one room Galena school on the Callahan ranch will close this fall for Good unless parents and nearby property owners come up with some solution to its financial problem. The county school Board began closing the school in 1957 but has been unsuccessful in fighting parental objections. The principal reason for no closure was the state s continued financial assist Ance. No state Aid this week the school District received word from the state depart ment of education that there would be no More state Aid. Without a teacher apportionment from the state Board members were reluctant tuesday night to keep the school open. But trustees decided to let the parents have their say once More. They ordered administrators to arrange a special meeting in july and to Send invitations to inter ested persons. In february 1957 the school Board questioned the feasibility of keeping the school open for nine children. In april of the same year the Board scheduled a hear ing after giving notice of intent to abandon. A May hearing found a delegation of parents de fending the Galena school s wholesome june 5, 1957 the Callahan and related families whose children Are among those attending Gal Ena school won and the school remained open for the 1957-58 school year. Critical report in october 1957 the state health department gave trustees a report critical of the sanitary situation at the country school. The Board took no action. Periodically the subject is brought up at school Board meet Ings and shunted aside. Now that school Board has state backing closure of the school appears to be a matter of time. In a Sample expense Sheet distributed at tuesday night s meet ing the estimated Cost of operating the school is for the school year just completed. This with from the state. The Cost to the District is with state support withdrawn the District would Bear the entire Cost but administrative calculations indicate the handful of children now attending the school could be sent to Brown school and a Junior High school Lor pleads guilty pleading guilty to drunk driving monday in Wadsworth jus Tice court George h. Cobb 66. Of 777 Hood St., Reno was fined Cobb was arrested by a Nevada Highway patrolman in Fernley saturday after a minor sides wiping Accident on u. S. Highway 40. I have half Wei in Don t leave ,4 this stupid Blanket of yours with vow it salary boost voted for school Leader when Procter hug takes Over As superintendent of county schools july 1, he will receive a salary of the school Board decided late tuesday night. Hug replaced Earl Wooster who is retiring. H Jim s promotion will leave a vacancy which the Board left open that of assistant superintendent. A four Man Board trustees which could operate Only by unanimous vote made eight appointments but failed to fill the assistant s position being vacated by hug. The Post will remain open at least until an analysis of administrative positions is Complete. Hug s most important Job As assistant was handling the District s fiscal matters. That Job was turned Over to John Fant by Tho Board. Fant who has been in charge of buildings and Sites will become head of the business department july. 1. Replacing Fant supervising buildings and Sites will be Darrel Swope presently in charge of adult education. The school Board selected Alan g. Dondero of Sparks High school to replace Swope after a Long and Laboured Dis Cussion the school Board named psychologist Marvin Picollo direct or of special education. Repeat edly Over the past several years the Board has been cautious about increasing the number of supervisory positions. Only when administrators showed the need for of one person to direct the District s several programs did the Board approve Picollo s new position. Missing from the special meet ing were mrs. Agnes Risley Mau Rice Sullivan and Edward l. Pine. Principalship went to Marvin Moss veterans memorial school Les h a w k i n a Roger corbels school Ert Moore Mary s. Doton school and Frank Marfisi Mckin Ley Park school. Touching briefly on discipline the school Board agreed when Edward Reed president suggested that Corporal punishment regulations be reviewed by the District attorney s office and that teachers and principals be reminded of the Board s p o s i t i o n on the Touchy matter. Mystery still unsolved in incident at Fernley Yerington county sheriff s officials still have a mystery on their hands As to who was involved in an apparent shooting five Miles North of Fernley some two weeks ago. Spokesman for the sheriff s office said today that it will be another two weeks before lab reports Are received from the Washington laboratories of the Federal Bureau of investigation. Articles found at the scene of the apparent crime including a Man s hat three spent .25 Caliper shells a .23 Caliper Bullet and a pair of Eye glasses were sent to the Washington laboratories More than a week ago. Held As the Best clue to solv ing the mystery were the Eye glasses classified As Cataract lenses. No missing persons reports have been tiled and no other developments Are listed to Date the spokesman said. The glasses and other articles were found near a Pool of blood by a Highway patrolman just off u. S. Highway 40 near Fernley. Same car new Drivers As police make arrests Nevada Highway patrolmen set some sort of record when they arrested two persons on charges of driving the same car while intoxicated. The vehicle was t a dual drive some employers sign agreements Las vegas. A partial break in the strike of Carpen ters local 1780 was seen in the report that 32 contractors have capitulated to the demands for a 35 cent an hour wage in crease the 32 employers however comprise Only one Quarter of the contractors with jobs under Way in Clark county. The majority of those still refusing to sign new contracts with the Union were said to be members of the associated general con tractors and they Are not expected to yield immediately to the demands of the Union. Jay h. Mankins business agent for the carpenters said members of the Union will not work anywhere in Clark county without a new signed contract which includes the 35 cent an hour wage increase. Affair officers explained and the arrests came about two hours apart. The arrests were made tuesday and started with Mary Catherin Thomson 40, san Jose Calif. She was taken into custody on South Virginia Street and later paid a Fine in Reno Justice court after pleading guilty. With her at the time of arrest was Hobart Ivan Snider 62, Box 931 Reno. He was warned by the officer not to drive the car and to get some sleep. He failed to heed the advice and was arrested near Sparks by the same patrolman. Snider was scheduled to appear in Sparks Justice court tuesday afternoon but was Given a Day s delay in making his plea. Mean while he is free on s300 Bond. School principal attends confab Carson 0. Walters Stewart Indian school principal is attending a National convention of Indian service principals and specialists at Brigham Utah. Also attending is mrs. Wal ters. In his absence James a. Pow Ell boarding school principal is acting principal

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