Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada on September 26, 1947 · Page 8
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Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 8

Reno, Nevada
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Friday, September 26, 1947
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C RENO EVENING GAZETTE Sept. 26, 1947 ANN'S THIRD HUSBAND LOSES HIS RADIO JOB SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26. UP) A widower Friday, a newlywed Saturday, radio disc jockey Frank (Rodeo Boy) Nicholson was without his microphone today while he honeymooned with his heiress bride Ann Cooper Hewitt and while officials continued to probe the death of his former wife. Nicholson's sponsor -and radio station KSFO announced in a joint public statement that his record programs of hillbilly music "will continue at the same hours . . . but will be handled by a new master of ceremonies, 'Buck' Smith . Interviewed after he and his bride attended the late Mrs. Nicholson's funeral in Sacramento Tuesday, Nicholson had announced: "If all this notoriety causes me to lose my radio job, I guess I'll Navy Officer's Death Is Learned Details of the death on Sept. 4 of Lt. Alfred G. Elpern, USN, .were received here this week. The 'officer was on a night flight over Rhode Island in one of the navy's fastest planes when the instrument lights went out, and he met death in attempting to land. Lt. Elpern, 27 years old, was a former student at the University of Nevada where he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He was appointed to the U. S. naval i academy by Rep. James G. Scrug-ham, and was graduated in 1941. His war service included the invasions of southern France and Sicily. His widow is the former Mary Margaret Mason of Reno, a graduate of the University of Nevada, and they had been living at Westerly, R. I. His father, A. P. Elpern, formerly was sales manager of the Johnson Chevrolet co. in Reno. FIRE CONTROLLED BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Sept. 26 UP) A fire, started by an explosion of a 16-inch natural gas pipeline at the Richfield Oil corporation's Wheeler Ridge pumping station, was brought under control early today after destroying a warehouse and cooling tower. Exceptionally Lightweight Child Can Operate No Dangerous Operating Hardware Quiet Not Necessary to Pain! MERVIN GARDNER CO. PHONE 24551 li GOOD NWS FROM ARTHUR MURRAY'S THE ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIO is pleased to announce the inauguration-of private and class lessons in tap, acrobatics and ballet dancing to 5 year olds and; up. Also starting are classes in fox trot, swing, waltz, tango, rhumba and samba for pupils 21 and older. Classes are now being organized. Groups will be arranged according to ages. Married couples are cordially invited to attend. CALL 6766 OR 2-1606 TGL ENROLL For Further Information Call ARTHUR MURRAY STUDIOS , 1093 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET have to open a hamuburger Stand." An autopsy yesterday failed to determine the exact cause of death of Mrs. Gertrude Nicholson, whose death last Friday preceded by 24 hous the wedding of Nicholson, and the. thrice-wedded Miss Hewitt. An overdose of headache tablets had been blamed in a'coro-ner's preliminary report. Tests were being made by. a toxicologist but that the findings were not yet known. Miss Hewitt in 1936 charged that she had been duped into sterilization to prevent her giving birth to any heirs to the Hewitt fortune, " but the physicians she named were absolved and similar accusations against her mother were dropped. Now, says Miss Hewitt, she doesn't think she's sterile, after all. Pokes Fist Through Door Police Thursday arrested a soldier identified as Harold Wiggins, 22, and booked him for dstruction of property after he allegedly punched his first through a door window at the Miner's bar, 128 East Commercial row. He was apprehended a short time later at East Second and Like sts., was taken to Washoe general hospital for treatment of a cut hand and then lodged in the city" jail. Theater Cash Reported Gone Theft of a metal box containing $175 of the night's picture show receipts from the drive-in theater on South Virginia st. was reported Wednesoay to sheriff's officers. The theft was reported by Steve Sprouse. TULIPS 25 for $100 Dazzling display of Darwin and Cottage varieties. Largest possible blooms, exquisite shades. Husky, rigorous bulbs, Si-incli circumler-?noe, guaranteed to bloom 100 per jerrt. $1.00 TODAY! WESTWARD HO NURSERY Bora G 1102 Oroville, Calif. iaUccmmcutt OVERHEAD TYPE GARAGE DOORS There is no waiting fot Berry Doors. We now hare them in stock and can give you quick installation service. Drop in and let us show the features that have made the Berry "America's number one garage door." ... V X i ANN HEWITT WITH THIRD HUSBAND Frank Nicholson, San Francisco radio enlcrtainer known as Rodeo Roy, and his bride, the former Ann Cooper Hewitt. They were married at San Rafael,' Calif., -three days after the Cooper heiress divorced her third husband, John Whitaker, in Reno, and Zi hours after Nicholson's wife, Gertrude, died in San Francisco. Jacobsen Rites Held Thursday Last rites were held at the Ross-Burke chapel Thursday afternoon for Peter Jacobsen, retired contractor who died Monday in Reno. Officiating was the Rev. John T. Ledger cf Trinity Episcopal church. Music included vocal solos by Mrs. Dorothy McLeod with or P A ' m enseals? mmmsmsisi 7 VAdvertised in Life and other 495 to 7.95 V SERVICE A XJURfAUS" iv 1, 'VV gan accompaniment by Mrs. Lula Grimmer. Burial was in the-Danish plot of Mountain View cemetery. Ac- tive pallbearers were Louis Jensen, Martin Mortensen, Jim Mor-tensen, Boyle Jensen, Ed Jorgen-sen, and Ingvart Christensen. The honorary pallbearers were Marius Petersen, John Pedersen, Martin Jensen, Jim Jepson, Chris Christensen and Jim Hansen. 2 DOG FOOD NUTRITIONALLY CORRECT DIET FOR YOUR DOG Dog love MOR-PEP - th. xientifically prapoved food abounding in meal proteins fK. natural food for dog. Alto contains needed minerols, vitamins, and carbohydrates for healthy dogs. DOG FEEDING HINTS Do NOT overfeed. A lean, muscular dog is healthier than an over weight dog.' - V ; PUPPIES need 1 Mr ounces of food doily per pound of weight. Divide into morning, noon and evening feedings. MATURE DOGS normally require Vt of an ounce of MOR-PEP for each pound of weight. Serve regularly in one evening meal or divide equally for morning end evening feedings. ' ' American Packing t Provfemi Ce. Red leading Publications (GoOSE JbHOESJ Just the shoe for active boys and girls! Excellent service . . finer leathers . . . carefree comfort . . make Red Goose Shoes juvenile favorites everywhere. . Plumas Fireman At Lassen Blaze Assignment of an eight-man firefightinfc overhead team to aid in combatting the Inskip fire on the Lassen national forest near Sterling City, Calif, has been made by C. A. Gustafson, supervisor of the Plumas national forest. Leonard Bcltz, forest ranger from Greenville, Calif., is fire boss on the team. Other members are R. A. James, chief of staff; Lowell Myers, camp boss; George New-hall, scout; Louis Hann, maps and records officer; and Rangers Robert Carlson and Lester Hansen, division bosses. A simitar team was sent last year to the Plumas forest by the Lassen supervisor to aid in suppression of a large fire near Quincy, Calif, which for a time threatened that town. FREE PARKING ON 1 3 k Imposing for tlie B-jjjRV 2QO N CENTER STREET A -j 3 fi Ww i si v Vt it! if rJ inhi U ir-f;i TRAFIC SIGNAL -TO BE INSTALLED ON VIRGINIA ST. Installation of a traffic light st the Intersection of South Virginia and &outh Center sts. is slated to get ynderway this week, city officials said today. The light, along with one now In operation at the West Fourt and Sierra sts. intersection, was. livered here about one month ago. It will be Installed by city electricians under the direction of Louis Seltz. Exhaustive surveys of other traffic control needs in Reno are now being completed and a full report on them will be referred to the Reno Traffic Safety council for study and recommendation to the city council for action, authorities said today. Our Stock of PENDLETON 100 VIRGIN WOOL SHIRTS . . . BLANKETS, ROBES and STOCKMEN'S SUITS Has Never Been So Complete . . . I Also a Large Selection of LEATHER, SHEEPLINED and DOWN COATS By Scully, Field & Stream, McGregor and . Other Famous Makers. FIRST and LAKE STS. ELEGANCE IN JEWELS and EE A THERS - featliers, sumptuous laJy-like look of Leading, intricate veilings, c orary fasliion in tkese III H R C H Youths Injured In Fire Work Two Sparks youths sustained minor injuries Wednesday while working with a forest service crew extinguishing smouldering stumps' in the Alum creek area of the Toiy-abe national forest. 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The Stone youth was hurt when a stump rolled on him. - The Alum creek fire was controlled Sept. 15 after burning over seven or eight acres of range and timber land, but stumps have been smouldering since, forest service officials said. Only new fire reported on the Toiyabe forest was a two-acre blaze Wednesday near VTerdi. A county pumper unit, a crew from Dog valley and a volunteer pumper unit from Verdi were used in extinguishing the blaze. AT FIRST STREET PHONE 3151 v.. "rS,;-. S !.E R R A A T IV FIRST STREET

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