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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - October 22, 1938, Reno, Nevada Anger is usually a Boomerang it comes Back and hits and hurts the Man who originally hands it out Good morning will Wanner High 71 Low 32 full emails a 17 vol. Lxvii. No. 347. Established nov Meeb Reno Nevada saturday october 22, 1938 a Huber of rant United press 18 pages today Nevada meets Fresno state Good morning bouquet for old Grada business better it Hail Snow i by Jack Rutledge the Homecoming Day crowds Friday the full Day pro Grams the rally Bonfire and fire works last night gave Reno a festive air. It was a noisy Happy crowd and everyone seemed to have a Good time. We said yesterday a Homecoming Day crowd was just As boisterous As an american legion convention. We still say they re noisy and Good natured and Lively but Well add this they re much better behaved crowd. Ask los Angeles. Climax of the Celebration is to Day s football game Between the Alma mater and Fresno state. We Don t know much about the past history of the two teams and we be proved we know practically nothing about sports by the Way we pick losers but from All we be been Able to gather the alumni need t be too optimistic Over the outcome. It s going to be a Good interesting game but we re giving this pessimistic warning deliberately. Every time we pick a Winner the other team comes along and proves How Lousy we Are at that sort of thing. It happens every time. So we re doing our bit for Nevada u. By predicting a Fresno Victory. Thai ought to put them Over the Hump it s rather late to bring up is arting to school anecdotes but the following pilfered Story strikes us funny a fond father asked his son japs capture Canton after slight resistance chinese fire Public Sites the Retreat Quick end to Orient War is seen after Southern fight Hong Kong saturday. Oct. 22. Up general you Han military commander of Kiangtung province Hai decided to surrender to the japanese announced officially Here today. See Good morning 11, col. 1 car Accident injures five 3 Ren oites Are in Hospital Here Gerlach oct. Prominent Reno business men in Washoe general Hospital in a serious condition and two others were suffering severe in juries following an automobile Accident which occurred a few Miles Northwest of Here at p. M., thursday. The injured men were w. H. Neuebaumer Reno Auto Salesman broken Pelvis broken shoulder broken Arm and hip. Frank Cassidy Gerlach injured spine and severe bruises. John Garrett Gerlach rancher severe cuts and bruises. Dud r. Day Reno manager of Nevada unlimited injured Collar Bone and possible internal in juries. Chris Weske Reno sales Man severe bruises and concus Sion. Warren Richarson. Or and Warren Richardson. Or. Reno Auto dealers and Jack Wilson Gerlach escaped in juries. According to i. J. Smith Reno who witnessed the Accident the Light truck driven by Garrett and occupied by the Richardson Day Weske and Neuebaumer crashed with another truck driven by Jack Wilson As the men were re turning across Black Reck dry Lake from a Hunting trip. Cas Sidy occupied the Wilson machine. Impact of the crash hurled the Richardson and Day nearly 50 feet through the air Smith said. Neuebaumer Weske and Garrett who were Riding inside were pin Ned in the wreckage. The injured men were brought Here in a acc truck where a Western Pacific freight train was held 30 minutes to take them aboard. They were rushed to Doyle cal., where Reno ambulance took them to Washoe Gen eral Hospital in Reno. Garrett was Given emergency treatment in Gerlach and remained under the care of a physician. S c five injured Page 11, col. I Canton saturday oct. Japanese army will Complete its formal occupation of Canton before noon today cording to unofficial reports received by foreign consuls. At 2 a. The City was quiet except for occasional muffled explosions from Distant Points Indi Cating that retreating chinese were continuing the destruction of Public buildings Bridges and military outposts. Fires were burning in places where the chinese had dynamited government offices Industrial centers and some strategically situated business buildings. Shops still open shops facing the foreign area on Shameen Island were open As usual shops in the water front District of Canton ordinarily re main open All night and lights were blazing. A United press correspondent managed to tour about half the City and saw the corpses of Many chinese soldiers who had been shot Down by the japanese. A Check up showed that the approach of the japanese was heralded at p. Yesterday by heavy machine gun fire at Tangshan in the Eastern District of the Metropolis. Next squadrons of japanese Pursuit planes skimmed the roof tops of the City to observe the chinese Retreat. They dropped no bombs on Canton but did machine gun some of the chinese gambles life against operation and loses of. Sylva Davis Dies in sleep after apparently winning Battle against death had overcome paralysis recently Kansas City mo., oct. 21. Davis who staked her life against a Chance to live like a Normal person lost Fri Day miss Davis who in her 20 years never knew what it was to move her hands and feet like others lost her fight for a Norm Al life just when specialists believed she might win out. She a delicate spinal operation in which some of her nerve centers were crushed and destroyed. She had spent weeks in a mechanical lung. Finally she had the supreme Delight of being Able to move her fingers whenever she willed to do so. Moving her fingers was a great event for miss Davis be cause it indicated that the destruction of nerve centers had repaired to some extent the in jury she suffered at birth. It was this injury that robbed Sylva of the ability to make her Muscles do what her mind ordered. The doctors told miss Davis that she might live for years in her wheel chair attended by her Mother mrs. Carlos Davis. However if she chose to risk the operation she had a slim Chance of being Able to walk and run and use her fingers on her typewriter on which for two years she had punched out letters with a Pencil held be tween her Teeth ill take the Sylva smiled. I want to the operation was performed last March and the nation sym pathetic with her plight kept watch through newspaper and radio reports. Thousands of letters and telegrams were sent to her. It was Days before her doctors would admit she might survive but gradually she gained strength while the Iron lung pumped air into her lungs. When Sylva was taken Home last summer she was certain that she would recover. But her doctors were worried. She was losing weight and they were unable to arrest her de Cline. The last few weeks Sylva too knew she was los ing the fight. For 10 Days her pain had been eased by narcotics. Friday morning Sylva aroused slightly and turned to her Mother sitting beside her at the head of the Respirator just As she had sat beside her for years. I love you the girl said and smiled. Then she went to sleep again. When a doctor called several hours later Sylva was dead. Her Mother did not know at what hour death came. Landlady wins damages in suit charging tenant brought fleas los Angeles oct. Shurtliff an irate land lady got Worth of damages Friday from a pair of sex tenants who heatedly denied they brought fleas into her House. Mrs. Shurtliff sued or. And mrs. Clifford Morgan for con tending she had to fumigate the House after they moved out. Morgan denying they were his fleas suggested they had been in the House before him doing a rip Van Winkle. Judge Joseph Marchetti who knows nothing about fleas decided to award mrs. Shurtliff Nevada s elks Nam officers 3-Day meeting ends Here saturday culminating a three Day pro Gram Nevada elks will Convene it the Reno elks Home Satur Lay morning in their 14th annual convention to select officers for he Nevada state elks Assoc a Ion for the ensuing year. The meeting is scheduled to first by the Cross country run7this Homecoming draws Knowd colourful Parade is set for 11 University of Nevada s gala Homecoming Celebration will draw to a close saturday with the final and biggest Day of the fete crammed with events. Saturday the hundreds of visit ing alumni will be entertained see Japan Page 11, col. 6 Good news Chrysler now boosts salary scale Detroit oct. Other member of the big three injected a new stimulant into the fast recovering automobile Indus try Friday night As car and truck production soared to the highest level of the year. K. T. Keller president of Chrysler corporation announced salary increases for employees receiving a month or less. Be tween and salaried employees will be affected. The increases Are restoration of pay cuts made last March 16. Keller s disclosure of the pay raises was the second such an _ nou Cement to be made this week. I Elko Man following the custom tart at 10 a. M., with the election expected to be one of the first orders of business. Committee reports will be Given and routine business matters considered. In the afternoon the delegates will attend the Nevada Fresno state football game at Mackay stadium. Contests held ritualistic contests were held As features of Friday s program winners of the team trophy and individual awards being announced at a Stag party in the evening. The winners follow the Reno team was awarded first prize in the Competition with Las vegas second Goldfield third Elko fourth Ely fifth and Tonopah sixth. Individual honors went to Sid Ney Robinson Reno exalted ruler j. B. Foy Reno leading Knight f. Bartlett Las Loyal Knight Douglas Busey Reno lecturing Knight c. D. Baker Las vegas Esquire a. Car Ter Elko chaplain and Joe Haller Reno inner guard. Elko was unanimously chosen As the site for the 1938 Conven Tion of the association and an three Days ago general motors corporation announced Restora Tion of salary cuts for All salaried employees receiving less than a month. Of the order is slated to be elected association president to succeed s. H. Cooper of Reno. Mem see Nevada Page 11, 5 Harry Hopkins rumoured Fiancee hurtles sixteen floors in suicide new York oct. The new York medical examiner s office Friday night revealed three apparent suicide notes left behind by Beautiful Dorothy Hale rumoured Fiancee of spa administrator Harry l. Hop Kins. She plunged 16 floors to death Early today from her Hampshire House apartment All three letters anticipated death. The first was dated sep tember 14, the second was undated and the third dated octo Ber 19 and 20. All were mailed to her attorney John h. Vin cent. The letters did Little How Ever in Clearing up the mys Tery surrounding the woman s death. Vincent said she suffered from insomnia arid had been in ill health during the past five years but she was de scribed by her friends As being in the Best of spirits during a rotted of Gay parties last night. Several prominent new yorkers attended the cocktail party she gave in her apart ment for Lawrence a. Stein Hardt u. S. Minister to Peru. Grueling Marathon starts in Sparks at 9 a. And ends at Mackay Field on the University Campus. Parade slated j the colourful Parade which is touted As the Best in Homecoming history will commence at 11 a. Hundreds of military Stu dents two bands Beautiful and comical floats guests of Honor will form a procession through Reno s business District. At noon the fraternity and sorority houses Are to be inspected by judging committees while the weirdly transformed places Are entertaining their alumni at Spe Cial luncheons. The highlight of the entire festival the football game starts at 2 o clock. Fresno state meets Nevada in an important conference contest. To vote Leader alumni officers will be elected saturday night at the Riverside during the annual graduates ban Quet. The Homecoming Celebration concludes with a dance at the Library building. The greatest crowd Ever to at tend a Bonfire rally jammed Mackay stadium Friday night to enjoy music songs talks and fire High Way group will advertise 3 flags Highway meet opens in Reno plans for an extensive publicity program for the three flags Highway u. S. 395, were mapped by officials of the three flags Highway association As they opened their two Day convention in Reno. Will be designed to acquaint motorists travelling to the Golden Gate exposition in san Francisco with advantages of travelling the International route. Development of the Highway As an All year route was also urged. Delegates attending the session reported on reconstruction work being carried on their sections. Roy Ritner of Pendleton ore., reported that work is under Way on a construction project at Fox Valley while work at Canyon Creek Grade is nearing completion. Proposed improvements of the route in the sugar loaf District near Alturas were explained by or. E. F. Auble of Alturas. Plans to construct the Highway along the East Side of Honey Lake Val Ley saving motorists about 35 Miles were also discussed. Work planned under a project at Likely was also outlined. W. David Nevada state automobile association official proposed that an alternate Routa around Lake Tahoe be accepted by the association. David said that Scenic and recreational attractions of the Tahoe District would be an added feature for the route Burt k. Snyder of Lakeview ore., association president is con ducting the convention. A ban Quet was held at the Colombo hotel Friday evening and Busi Ness meetings will be resumed saturday morning at the Cham Ber of Commerce rooms of the civic auditorium. Officers for the ensuing year will be elected and committee reports Given at this time. In the afternoon the delegates will attend the Nevada works rally displays hundreds following attended the the wolves frolic at the Granada. Diphtheria outbreak fought in Alaska Jueau Alaska oct. The s. S. North sea left for the native Village of Metlakatla Fri Day carrying anti toxin to com Bat an outbreak of diphtheria. A Bureau of Indian affairs physician or. A. E. Friborg reported four cases of the disease at the Village. Californian slain Young Man sought Butte Mont oct. K. C. Wickizer 44-year-old representative of a san Francisco service station equipment con Cern was found beaten to death Friday night in a hotel room where he and a youth registered thursday under fictitious names. See Highway Page 11, col. 5 u. A spy trial will hear new witness Missoula Mont oct. Was understood Here to Day mrs. Guenther Gustav rum Rich wife of a former fort mis Soula sergeant army deserter and confessed nazi German spy was served a subpoena Friday or Dering her to appear As a witness in the government s sensational spy trial in new York City. French King to return pretender violates exile confers Paris oct. Count de Paris 30-year-old son of the pretender to the vanished Bourbon throne Friday violated his exile and flew to France with a demand for restoration of the monarchy to save France from German Chancellor Adolf Hitler s domination. Of Fiji the count Henri de Guise defied arrest by flying from the chateau d Anjou outside Brussels to a secret rendezvous with a group of selected French newspaper correspondents near Paris. On behalf of his 64-year-old father the Duke de Guise the second in succession As most Christian King of the French gave to the newspaper correspondents a manifesto condemn ing the French government for surrendering to fuehrer hit Ler s terms in the four Power peace of Munich on septem Ber 29. The count gulped Down a Glass of Champagne with the correspondents hopped Back into his plane and was Back in Belgium before the news of his visit became known. Monarchy needed the situation in France he warned has reached such a precarious state that Only the monarchy will succeed in coordinating efforts of Harmony and Good perfect mate is acquitted married men on jury free Slayer Chicago oct. Jury of 11 married men and a Bachelor Friday night returned a verdict of acquittal for Rudolph Sikora Meek perfect who turned avenging Slayer when another Man stole Hia wife s love. The jury which returned its verdict after deliberating exactly two hours found that Sikora was momentarily insane the morning of aug. 22 when he pumped five fatal bullets into the body of his wife s Belover Eddy Solomon. Sikora Pale and Diawn after five Days of a trial in which he heard his wife testify for the state appeared unmoved by the verdict mrs. Sikora who admitted from the witness stand her love for Solomon was not in the court room when the verdict was re turned. Top team of conference is saturday foe Homecoming Day crowd expected to pack stadium Here by Tycobb journal sports editor before the eyes of of Homecoming Day football fans University of Nevada s Wol ves will take Mackay Field sat urday afternoon against the highly favored conference from Fresno state. Kickoff is slated for 2 p. At least 6000 fans the largest crowd of the season is expected to pack into the stadium to watch the crucial game or the year for the Wolf pack Fresno s team was accompanied to Reno of More than 50 rooters in special can. Head for title teamsters Here to reject Isbell plan the Reno teamsters Union re fuses to recognize the Highway workers federation a company organization of the Isbell construction company employees it no tricks wage hour ruling plugs holes Washington oct. Wage hour administrator Elmer f. Andrews late Friday ruled that employers must pay in Cash for All overtime in excess of 44 hours a week at one and one half times the regular hourly rate paid before the fair labor stand Ards act becomes effective at a. Monday. The ruling was aimed at employers who legally May reduce a Clear Road to the conference championship May be ahead for the Winner of saturday s Ramo Fresno has a Ekow lodged strength and class Nevada s is mainly potential. Therein Lioja the difference Between the squads. If the local boy.? overcome the erratic style they have shown All year and hit their proper stride a great Ball is in store. If they Don t another rout such As the bulldogs handed them last year looms. An almost perfect Teim is the Fresno squad Wel coached by a former Nevada hero Rabbit Bradshaw. The have a rather Light but Forward Wall dub bed the mighty midget they arc perfectly versed m fundamentals. Their Backfield boasts great ability in passing has a pair of Fine line crashers Speed to Burn and two goad punters. They have a great assortment of deceptive reverses double re verses spinners and pass play. And in each of them the solid Little figure of Toby Heeb a other edition of what the coach shows up As a and Little see Heeb Page 14, col. 1 woman Miner Hurt in 30-foot fall Goldfield oct. Miss May Williams one of the few women miners in the West was in listed under the the same total weekly wages paid before the Law became effective. Warehousemen sign san Francisco oct. Longshore men s and warehousemen s Union approved new agree ments with the f. W. Woolworth and Hiram Walker firms Friday night As part of the general Ware House peace negotiated through pact on which employees of More than 130 other plants will vote saturday. Negro Slayer admit killing another girl Chicago oct. 21. _ lieutenant Thomas r. Bryant of was announced by officials in the Angeles police Friday night said that Thomas Nixon negro brickbats Slayer scheduled to be executed october 28, had con fessed the murder of Rose Valdez 20, at lot Angeles March 2, 1937. Already had admit Ted killing five women is to be executed october 26 for the slay ing of mrs. Florence Johnson 21, Mother of two Small children and wife of a City fireman. Hourly rates of pay now in sex serious condition Friday at her Cess of the 25-cent limit Stab a Cabin at to Kop act with a miss Williams operating her single hand edly fell Down a to foot Shaft thursday breaking her hip and suffering other in juries. She is a former resident of Tonopah. Day. The american action of labor and our local Union does not recognize other Union claiming jurisdiction Over team officials said following the announcement by Isbell officials that company workers had agreed to vote to select a bargaining agent three adventurers Complete trip Down dangerous Colorado River grand Canyon ariz., oct adventurers pulled two Small out of the turbulent Colorado Here Friday no get end the tint half of it 2000 mile voyage taken through the dangerous rapids. The Trio waa Buzz hour Strum of Coquille Ore who test year became the Firat Man to travel the Colorado River alone Amos Gua Ymas. Burg of Portland ore., photo Grapher and Willis Johnson Riverman picked up by the explorers along the route from Green River Lake Wyo. Holstrum and Burg started the trip 250 Miles farther up Stream than any other expedition and expect to ride Down to the Gulf of California and then out into the Tricky cur rents of the mexican coast to Well Iii Tell you by Bob Burns Hollywood it a place where pret near everybody dresses and looks the part they re playing. One glance la Tell pretty closely what they Are but once in a while a Strank or comes to town and fools us. The other Day a Quirt looking Plain reserved lady called on a doctor Here and him her nerves were bad. The doctor took one look at her and what you need u a the Judy looked at Usu doctor demurely and mid for the past eighteen i lived in five countries had three husbands four cars thir teen jewel robberies eleven alarm clocks and forty seven landlords. What other changes could you news paper newspaper

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