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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1943, Reno, Nevada PAGE TWO Lower Ranges Reported Dry Weather Review Issued for Week RENO EVENING GAZETTE fHURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1943 Officer at Air Base Praises Reno Groups for Aid to Post Present Needs for Soldiers are Told In Letter; Workshop in Operation Open winter conditions-through- out the state have left most of the lower ranges in Nevada bare ana dry, according to the weekly crop and weather report of the United States weather bureau for -the seven-day period ending January 8. Dry range lands, are especially noticeable in the eastern half of the state and in some areas the shortage of surface water for stock is becoming serious. There Is a fair snow cover at higher ele- vations. The condition of livestock shows little change, it was reported from the various stations in the state, but is generally above the average lor this time of the year. Small shipments are continuing in some areas. Most of the farm activities are still confined to. routine work. Clear skies prevailed over Ne- vada during most of the week, but light to locally moderate precipi- tation occurred over the northern Nevada. Temperatures were well above normal for the first week of the year in the south- east and north-central portions and considerably below normal in the central portion. In other parts of the state they were near normal. Livestock conditions in Elko county remained about the same, with cattle estimated to be about ten per cent above average for this time of the year.. Light shipments of cattle from Elko points contin- ued during the week. Ranges there are in good condition. Sec- ondary roads are muddy, but pass- able and are in good condition for this time of the year. Little snow was reported in the county, except in foothills and the higher moun tains. Range lands in White Pine county are reported as very dry, with no snow of any consequence on the ground, except in the higher ranges. Lamoille, on the western slope of the Ruby mountains in Elke county, reported this to ba one of the most open winters ever experi- enced there. The water table is good with a fair snow cover in the higher elevations of the Rubies. At Nixon little or no farm work was done due to frozen ground. Cattle on farms in that vicinity are doing much better than those on the open range. The surface water shortage in the vicinity of Pioche is becoming serious on the open range. Cattle there are said in poor shape. -Lack of moisture in the Sierras brought a drop in the level of Lake Tahoe.' Elevation of the lake fell .05 of a foot during the week, from 6227.96 to. 6227.91.. Station reports follow: High Low Pr. Austin............50 10 T Elko ..............43 11 T Ely ...............42 2 T Lamoille ..........41 12 .13 Las Vegas Airport.. 65. 28 0 Minden ...........50 10 0 Nixon .............55 10 0 Pioche ............48 19 0 54 .5 0 46 14 .14 Frances Farmer Sent to Jail Residents and organizations of this area were thanked for re- sponding to calls for equipment, to iimish soldiers', -facilities at the army air base by Lieut. Rob- ert E. Miller, morale officer at the jase, in a letter written to mem- jers of and hospital serv- ice committee of the American Red Cross. The letter was read last nightat a meeting held by the Red Cross group in the chamber of commerce room. Lieutenant Miller stated in the letter that urgently needed at the present was the completion of day rooms at the base and the repair of six 'billiard tables, the cost of which would, be approximately 5300. -v A workshop sponsored by the Red Cross committee now is in full operation, and residents of the community .who.have old furniture stored in basements or attics are urged to telephone headquarters, Reno 4848, and arrangements will be made by the committee to call for such unused equipment. The old furniture will be reconditioned in the workshop and when a suf- ficient amount has been assembled for one or more day rooms, a ship- ment will be made to the. air base. Several persons who visited the base yesterday attended the meet- ing last night and indicated they were pleased at the sight of-sold- iers making full use of day rooms which have been completed through the courtesy of local firms and organizations. The Reno Parent-Teachers' as- sociation is making ten circulation chests, it was announced, and when the chests are completed and filled with articles, costing ap- proximately for each, they will be sent to isolated .places where small groups of soldiers are on guard duty. John Bernard Foy, chairman of the committee, presided. Edward Cahill Is Buried Today 'CARSON, Jan. 14. Funeral services were held at the Crosby chapel in this city today for Edward Cahill, who died in Carson early this week. The Rev. H. J. Wientjes officiated and bu- rial was in the. local Catholic cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Faras- worth, E. L. Zimmer, S. C. Bige- low, Guy Caldwell and Al Lewis. -'Nicaragua, the largest Central American republic, has more than 200 baseball teams. Women Volunteer Group Reports Many Activities Handled by AWVS Members of the American Worn- ens' Volunteer Service have done much to aid the local office of civilian defense and the men sta- tioned at Camp Idlewild and the Reno air base, according to a re- port made by Ruth Georgetta of the AWVS. More. than one hundred hours of work was given to the office of civilian defense to assist with gas rationing, typing and telephon- ing. During the Christmas holidays, approximately two hundred girls and their senior chaperpnes gave an AWVS dance to entertain the men at the Reno air base. The "Share Your Smokes and Sweets with a Man in the Service" project has also proved successful, with 369 packages of- cigarettes, 297 cigars, 106 candy bars, thirty-one pounds of candy and fifty ounces of chewing tobacco being distrib- uted during December. According to the production de- partment, forty women from Reno and Fernley have made nine sweat- ers, twenty-eight afghans, six pairs of toe shoes arid four blan- kets. These were given to the air base hospital, guards on the rail- road bridges and army truck driv- ers. Members of the button brigade have made several trips to the air base where they have repaired 150 garments for the soldiers. Sewing has also been done at the local headquarters. The salvage committee has col- lected over three pounds of silk stockings, bits of fur and white rags, which have been turned over to the army. Seventy-eight members of the AWVS have served 1200 hours since November 9 in war stamp and bond booths located at the Majestic, Granada and Tower the- aters, F. W. Woolworth's, J. C. Penney's, Joseph the Golden and the Riverside hotels. During December the booths sold in stamps and in bonds. Approximately one hundred jun- ior members have enrolled in the AWVS, and are assisting in stamp sell and projects of their own, such as collecting and repairing toys for vileged children. The shopping and mailing bu- reau was active during the Christ- mas holiday season and will con- tinue toi function. A "Snack Bar" for men in the military service will be started in the near future, Mrs. Georgetta said. RENO'S FAMOUS DOGHOUSE Buddy Anthony, M. C. Tagore Fan Dance The Bod? Beanliiul Hugo Tyra Extraordinary Mexican Dance Team Joan Clark Character Dances Evelyn Danner Acrobatic and Comedy ir GAMES DANCING Entertainment Music Stalls at P. M. THE FINEST IN CHINESE FOODS SHORT ORDERS No Covei Charge Carson Scouts Hold Ceremonies Troop Reviews Work of Year Boy Scout troop No. 33, of Car- son, has held two Tenderfoot in- vestitures, and three courts of honor during the past six months, according to a review of the activi- ties of the past year, made before the Carson Rotary club, sponsors of the troop, at this week's meet- ing. Report of the year's work was made to the civic group by E. C. D Marriage, troop chairman. Roy Wise is the scoutmaster with the following committee representin, the Rotary club: E. C. D. Mar- riage, chairman; Hugh Shamberg- er, Bernard Hartung, Charles Oliver, Alan Bible, and Frank Gregory. 1 The scoutmaster announced tha twelve new Scouts joined the troop at the two investiture ceremonies At the courts of honor first class badges were awarded to Meredith Howard, Dan Kulich, Duane Ly- man, and Bill Hancock. Second class badges were won by Melton Kulich, 'Wilbur Yee and Loren Walker. Merit badges were awarded to Meredith Howard for woodwork personal health, carpentry, print- ing, poultry keeping, cycling, bas- ketry, and civics. Larry Jeppson received the golc quill for proficiency in journalism .Present activities of the troop according to Marriage, are month- ly swimming lessons at the Car- son hot springs at which Scout- master Wise is being assisted by Earl Brown, boys supervisor at the state orphans home. Monthly carpentry lessons are conducted by James E. Pierce a' the Carson high school. Attend- ance has been good at both o these classes and a great deal o. interest shown, he said. Salvage projects are being con- ducted by the troop on such items as rubber, scrap, gun shells, anc various other usable materials. The present enrollment of the troop is sixteen scouts, and an av- erage attendance of fifteen is re ported. BETH OB SERVICE "The Responsibility of American will be the title of Rabbi Hans J. 'Zucker's sermon in the Sabbath services of Congregation Beth Or at. Pythian hall tomorrow evening at eight o'clock. Miss Dorothy Jones will play the new organ, which will be used in place the piano for the first time, anc will conduct the choir. Following the regular weekly services, the annual meeting of the congregation will be held. NOW Hell Roaring Action In Wild West! A Perfect Western Cast- with RICHARD DIX Kent Taylor Edgar Buchanan PLUS! This Perfect Co-Feature! t MUSIC! COMEDY! A comedy laff riot! "PRIORITIES on PARADE" and check this comedy-singing cast .Ann Miller Jerry Colona' Betty Rhodes Vera Vague GRANADA Screen Actress Gets Long Term SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 14. Frances Fanner, once glamorous screen actress, was sen- tenced to 180 days in jail today for violation of drunk-driving pro- bation, and in a wild melee as she was taken from court knocked down one officer but was finally subdued by others. "Have you ever had a broken she screamed at a matron as she was-carried to a cell. It was the only hint to the rea- son behind a wild twenty-four hours, marked by a fight in a hotel, which preceded her arrest in a'fashionable Hollywood hotel. Booked at the county jail to start serving her term, Miss Farm- er answered the desk sergeant's request for her occupation-with: "I'm, an actress, hadn't you Then, to reporters, she queried: "The judge sentenced me to 180 days. Where do I eat, where do I sleep, where do I brush my "Since you appeared in this court last October Police Judge Marshall Hickson asked her as she was brought before him this morning, "have you had anything to Her answer was a shout: "Yeii, I drank everything I could get, including benzedrine." Of the hotel incident, the judge, queried: "Were you fighting at the Hol- lywood .Knickerbocker Tuesday "I was. I was fighting for my country and myself." "You the judge declared, "that if you took one drink of liquor or failed to be a law-abiding citizen "What do you expect me to the actress interrupted. "I get liquor in my orange my coffee. Must I starve to death to obey your The judge silenced her to pro- .nounce sentence. The scene in the matron's of- fice took place after she was re- fused permission to use a tele- phone. Before she was subdued, one husky officer had been floored, the matron and another officer bruised, and the actress herself seized and held while her shoes were removed, to forestall further damage. The "sentence climaxed a career which began in Hollywood six years ago, after the Seattle girl, a university graduate, had made a trip to Russia as reward for win- ning a home-town newspaper's popularity contest. It was no movie glamor girl who faced the bench, however. Her light blue suit was mussed, her blonde hair straggling, her eyes were red. She had spent the night in jail after her arrest in a fashionable Hollywood hotel. Sparks Postoffice Reports Gain in Sale of Stamps Stamp sales at the Sparks post- office during December of last year showed an increase of twen- ty-eight per cent over the same month of 1941, it was announced this week by Mrs. Gladys Huyck, Sparks postmaster. The postmaster also reported that ther postoffice has shown a steady increase in general business during the past several months. In December, 1941, stamp sales amounted to while last month the.- total sales were 462.06. Sale, of war bonds were more than doubled, Mrs. Huyck report- ed, with "bond purchases made at the postcffice during December of 1941 amounting to A year later the sales for the same month were Volunteers Wanted For Red Cross Work Yarn Supplies Received Here Volunteer workers to make sur- gical dressings, hospital civilian garments, soldier's kits and to knit for the armed forces, are needed by the Washoe county chapter of the American Red Cross, it was announced today. Supplies of khaki and navy yarn have been received at the local headquarters, and there is a large quota to be filled so that service men may receive the benefit of the garments during the winter months. The majority of the surgical dressings which are used by the armed forces are made through the Red Cross, and this is one way in which civilians can aid in the war effort, officials said. Surgical dressing rooms in the Elks building are open at the fol- lowing hours: Tuesday from p. m. to p. m.; Wednesday from 10 a. m. to p. m.; Thurs- day from 10 a. m, to p. m.; Friday from p. m. to p. m..; Saturday from p. m. to m. In "Sparks, the surgical dressing rooms are in the Robert Mitchell school and are open every after- noon. There are 7080 islands in the Philippine 2441 -have names. COUGHS Due To Colds or Bronchial Irritation Sufferers will find Buckley's brings quick relief from persistent, nasty, irritating coughs, whether due to colds or bronchia] irritations. But be sure you get Buckley's CANADIOL Mlxtur. far the largest rut m poo. wimrv ___JAUIUV. I-" lira telling coush medicine In cold, Wintry AsK for druggists. Canfld Paj-Icss Drug, Ramos Drug Store, Wal- green Drug Co., Blip's Drug Store, Eagle Drug Co. HERE TONIGHT! HERB MILLER "Brother of Famous Glen Miller" AND HIS ORCHESTRA EL PATIO BALLROOM TOWER BEST ENTERTAINMENT VALUE W TOWN IL LAST TIMES TODAY FIRST PERFORMANCE AT j VAN HEFLIN M.G-M Picture with Marsha Hunt-Lee Bowmen about town with'JOAN BlONDEll ROBERT BEHCHlfY STARTS TOMORROW FOR TWO DAYS ONLY! FREDDIt URTMOLOMEW JIMMY lYOON PtTTS "HamsiThat Couldn't Be Cured" Color Cartoon Fox Movietone News Red Cross Speaker At Carson Rotary Service Work Is Described Frank E. Brown, Red Cross" di- recjor for Nevada, was the guest speaker at the regular luncheon meeting of the Carson Rotary club Tuesday noon, at the Arling- ton hotel. Director Brown presented facts and figures illustrative of the far- lung activities of the Red Cross. He stated that of the ninety mil- ion dollars collected during the 'iscal year ending June 30, 1942, 'ifty per cent went to the armed xirces; twenty-five per cent to civilian defense; ten per cent for disaster work; and the balance to .ocal chapters. He pointed out :hat administration costs are-less :han three cents on every dollar subscribed. In speaking of work done in Ne- vada, the director said that follow- ing the Virginia City fire last year, eighteen families were aided at a cost of more than 53500. 3rown was introduced to- the group by Dale B. Pruett, the pro- jram chairman. The program for the next meet- ing will be in charge of E. C. D. Marriage and Gordon Hawkins, Boy Scout executive, will be the guest speaker, Chairman William Holcomb announced. Bonds awarded to-John D. Winters .-and E. C. D. Marriage. Visiting Rotarians and guests were Frank Myers, Edward Rhodes, Luke Estes, of Stockton, Calif., Shirley Sparks, J. W. Meac- and Frank Brown. Music for the meeting was under the di- rection of John Harvey and AL berta Krenzer. Court of Honor Held at Luncheon Scout Program Is Reviewed A Boy Scout court of honor was held yesterday at the Kiwanis club luncheon at the Golden 'ho- telwith Scout leaders and mem- bers of troop No. 7' as guests. Merit badges were presented to several Scouts and four boys were advanced in rank and were pre- sented pins by Sack Walther. Gordon A. Day, Washoe district Scout executive, and Roland Orne, scoutmaster, spoke briefly on cur- rent scouting programs and two members of the troop offered mu- sical selections. Fred Rajans played a cornet solo and a trom- bone solo was presented by Jacq Bastian. Scouts advanced in' rank and awarded pins for their achieve- ment were John Sawyer, Glen Hadley, George Waltenspiel and George Kajans. Merit badges were presented by Dr. P. A. Lehenbauer as follows: John Sawyer, photography and pathfinding; George Waltenspiel, pathfinding; Donald Nuce, person- al health, reading, woodturning, firemanship, pathfinding and first aid; Jean Sawyer, pathfinding; Jack Bastian, pathfinding. John Sawyer presented a pin .to Orne in recognition of his work as a scoutmaster. President G. A. (Al) Rogers: pre- sided at the Kiwanis business ses- sion and Frank B. Headley was program chairman. The war bond was won by Vernon Durkee. Vitamin C, provided in fresh fruits and vegetables, helps to heal wounds quickly. E. H, Turner Dies In Salt Lake City E. H. Turner, former resident of Sparks, died recently in Salt Lake City after an illness of several weeks, friends in Sparks learned this week. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Jessie Turner; three sons, WiHiam Turner, air cadet at Chico, Calif., Earl now an army gunner stationed at Denver, Colo., and Richard Turner of Sparks. Mrs. Turner is now making her home in Sparks with her sister, Mrs. A. E. Brinkerhoff. LAST TIMES TONIGHT O'BRIEN GEORGE MURPHY JANE IICKIE WYATT.COOPER ESMOND .JAEr Feature Starts at ERROL RONALD mm EKKUL JtWlNALU FIYNN REAGAN Heading a 5-Man Commando raid to the heart of Wartier Brds. Stirring -New Siiccesfs with CnaLEMAN. RAYMflM. tyASSEY AlAN littLE-. ARTHUR KUNEDY Disney Color Cartoon "PLUTO AT THE ZOO" MOVIETONE Wide FINEST IN FLOOR SHOWS DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF HAPPY BASS AND HIS MELODY BOYS Excellent Culsln e MOST SPECTACULAR NITE CLUB IN THE WEST AIR CONDITIONED NEVER A COVER CHARGE EL CORTEZ H O T._B.ln NEVADA NOW JOHN PflJYNE BETTY GRABLE VICTOR MATURE Music and Romance Behind the Footlights! PLUS ZANE GREY'S BEST STORY OF THE OLD WEST: with JOHN KEVGROUGH THEILARYAN IAnnPTI PLUTO in SIeen WaJ The Sleep RENQ IX THEATRE Today and Tomorrow Courageous! ERROL FLYNN OLIVIA de HAVILLAND PLUS Caitchy Tunes...Co-Ed Cuties! ;