Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada on August 4, 1956 · Page 16
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IR RENO EVENING GAZETTE August 4, 1930 t Labor Division Leader Named In Chest Drive Dwight Andersen, business manager of the Central Trades Union, and a member of the board of directors of the Community Chest has been appointed chairman of the labor division of the chest's 1956 campaign. Andersen's appointment was madr public today in an announcement by Jordan J. Crouch, general campaign chairman. Andersen, long active in vet erans and labor affairs, is serving his first term as a board member of the Chest and is also starting his first experience in a top-level campaign post. He will be re sponsible for soliciting "treas ury gifts" from labor locals in the area and also for fostering interest in the Community Chest among union members. The organization of the labor division differs slightly from other Community Chest divisions in that there is usually no team captain set up. Rather Andersen is working to organize a unit composed of" solicitors who will contact the various locals for official action on making dona tions to the chest. ' "The working man is excep tionally cognizant of the service provided by the 12 agencies of Community Chest," he said m accenting the post, and I am confident that organized labor will shoulder its share of the burden of maintaining these serv ices to the Reno-Sparks area. It is for this reason that I am happy to accept the task of con tacting our various locals and approaching them with the problem faced by Community Chest. I can promise they will not be found wanting. Young Schedules Visits in State Rep. Cliff Young is scheduled to visit Clark county August 9, 10, and 11, his office announced today. The Nevada representative will arrive in Reno about August 6. During his visit to the Las Vegas area he will participate in the state American Legion convention. He will leave Las Vegas on Sunday morning the twelfth to attend the closing sessions of the State Federation of Labor convention in Ely. Young's office said that the Nevada representative will spend his first few weeks in the state "reporting on legislative developments and laying the groundwork for his senate campaign." Young is unopposed in the primaries. First dial DWIGIIT ANDERSEN, promi nent labor and veteran leader who will head the labor division of the Community Chest in the 1956 campaign.' Elko Man Given Democratic Post Warren L. Monroe of Elko has been appointed by Democratic Chairman Paul M. Butler as chairman for natural resources for the state of Nevada during the coming election campaign. The appointment of Monroe was made on the recommendation of Democratic State Chairman C. D. Baker. Monroe will work closely with the national committee's advisory committee on natural resources, and with state party leaders in bringing the natural resources issue before the people between now and election day next November. Monroe is chairman of the Elko county democratic central committee and has had a long interest in outdoor sports. He was among the leaders of Nevada sportsmen and conservationists who sided in obtaining the 1947 law establishing a new fish and game administration for Nevada. Ore Discovery At Con Eureka Consolidated Eureka Mining Co. of Salt Lake City, Wednes day reported a discoverv of ore a side drill hole on the firm's ; 400-foot level at the Eurpka i District. Nev., property. At the same time the company, in driving on a sub-level beneath the 320 foot level, encountered a large cavern during ore mining and development. While this apparently ended immediate production in ' t h i s area of the mine, such caverns are not unusual in the lead-gold-silver district. Shipments from the 400 foot level stope continue to Midvale, Utah, mill of United States Smelting Refining & Mining Co. the letter , i s - - f ' ' ' ' A , . - ' S X- ' " - " ' ' : I I- 7 - - v 1 II f " " v' ' '7 '''''' I --' y -v J'h ;, 7;;" " Petition Hit By Stardust Hotel Otficial The president of the Stardust Hotel Corp. told federal court today that the big Las Vegas luxury hotel's financial structure does not have to be reorganized. The statement was filed by Louis C. Stralla, brother of the late gambler-promoter Tony Cor-nero Stralla, in answer to a petition by four creditors seeking reorganization of the hotel under the federal bankruptcy act. The creditors claimed the corporation's construction capital has been depleted to the poinl where the 1,000-robm hotel biggest on the Las Vegas Strip cannot be completed. In addition, they listed more than $2,000,000 creditors suits pending against the hotel in Las Vegas courts. Stralla replied to the petition with the assertion that the corporation needs $1,200,000 to complete construction and that it can obtain the money through normal channels. In addition, three of the four creditors seeking reorganization actually have no claims, he said, because they agreed to accept stock instead of cash for their services and the hotel is able to issue the stock. Thus, he argued, the federal court has no jurisdic tion because the law requires creditors filing such a petition to have debts totaling $5,000 or more. Driver Sued By Pedestrian Claiming he was hit by a recklessly driven automobile, Glen D. Helvern is suing Jack D. Vekander, driver of the car, for $22,423. Helvern, represented by Attorney Samuel. B. Francovich, claims he was walking carefully across California avenue, near South Virginia street when the car hit him Nov. 9, 1955. He is asking $1188 to compensate for loss of wages while he was disabled for nine weeks, $135 to pay medical expenses, $1100 for care necessitated by the injuries. $10,000 in general damages and another $10,000 in punitive damages. Action Filed After Crash Washoe county district' court suit asking $3055 from Frank Welsh and Welsh's bakery has been filed as a result of a truck collision Jan. 6. Reno Rendering Works, represented by Attorney Paul A. Richards, filed the suit. The Complaint states that a rendering works truck was de stroyed in the collision, which occurred at' Mustang station, east 'of Sparks on highway 40. Say then the After the change, please make sure your new number tab is on your telephone. If you havenTt received it, dial "lH"" for repair service. ..... ...... rn '.: : mw; J. NO MONKEY BUSINESS HERE Cheta of "Tarzan" movie fame does double duty as baby sitter to Tina Marie, 9-month-old daughter of Al and Jeri Antonucci, and Fudge, the junior member of the Antanuccis troupe of performing chimpanzees to be seen with the ninth annual Kerak Shrine-Polack Bros. Circus in performances at 2:15 and 8:15 Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 8-11. Toastmasters i n Carson Name Temporary President Dr. Lewis A. Hubbard was elected temporary president of the Carson Toastmasters at a meeting held this week, Norman Clay was named acting secretary-treasurer of the speech society which will commence as a club Wednesday at a dinner meeting in Enrico's at 7:00 p. m. Members of the Silver State Toastmasters of Reno staged a demonstration program prior to the election. Roger Joseph, sr., and Elmo DeWhitt, district officers, headed the meeting. Order in Armanko Estate Entered in District Court Distribution of $177,500 from the estate of Sam Armanko, who died here several months ago, has been approved by Washoe County District Judge A. J. Maestretti. Under the judge's orders the Security National Bank, as executor of the estate, is to make the distribution. Four specific bequests of $10,-000 each are to be paid to David Midzor Alexich, Natalie Midzor Gardner and the guardians of Raymond Midzor and Gregory Alexich. Two bequests of $20,000 each are to be paid to M. L. Armanko Beginning as For good dial 1 Throw away your directory. After 12:01 tomorrow morning, numbers in it will be wrong. Calls to the old numbers can no longer be completed. you want to dial FAirview 2-3159... figure j then the figure fa Presiding was Charles Root, president of Silver State Toast-masters, with Harry Ford serving as toastmaster of the evening and Joe Bugica as topicmaster. Speakers were Fred Aoyama, Berkeley Black, Walter Dreeke and Norman (Red) Rockholm. Guest speaker was Val Magan, who is affiliated with the Sacramento Toastmasters. Demonstration critics were Steve Brown. Brent Tyler, Neil Humphrey, William Mason, W. K. Bixler, James Barnhill and Ray Cullen. Dr. Marcus Waltz was chief evaluator. i and Angelica Armanko Midzor. Four other bequests, of $20,000 each, are to be paid to trusts for Dragica Armenko Gregovich, Du-san Armenko, Stevan Armenko and Eva Armenko Zivkocich. Allowances for services were in the amount of $5,000 for the Security National Bank as executor, $7,500 to Samuel B. Francovich jr. as attorney for the estate and $5,000 to the Reno law firm of Adams and Reed, attorneys for absent heirs. The court orders specify that the legacies may be paid in cash, or in cash plus stock in. the Sierra Pacific Power Co. j at 12:01 a. m. tomorrow, RENO & SPARKS part of all telephone service... 2 old telephone 3 then the figure Camping Theme Of Exhibit at Washoe Library Camping, a highly popular pastime during this time of year, is the theme for an exhibit now on display at the Washoe county library. Many interesting items for the display were furnished to the library by the Nevada State Historical Society. Both the museum and library are located in Reno's State building. While the exhibit is to emphasize the camping and recreational features of the Nevada state parks and national forests, highlight of the display is a number of interesting items in the case that were loaned by the museum, including an old iron pot on legs, soup skimmer and ladle that were found in a cache near Lake Tahoe. There is also a frying pan brought to Aurora in 1862 from California by a Mr. Collison, who was super-intendant of an Aurora mine. An axe head found in Lake county has been identified as having been made in 1839 in St. Louis and used in cutting timbers for Nevada mines. The display contains a collection of books on camping and is highlighted by beautiful photos of camping areas in the state parks and national forests which were loaned by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, National Forest Division. The Nevada State Park Com mission provided material on state camp grounds, roadside parks, and rests. There are a number of interesting maps including those of the national forests. "Anyone with an ounce of the outdoors spirit will really smell woodsmoke when he views the children's favorite item in the display a Paul Bunyan size camp frying pan loaned the library by Maurica Osborn, staff member of the library," said another staff member. Youth Handed Stiff est Fine LAS VEGAS. A 21-year-old Las Vegas youth, who was de scribed as having the "worst driv ing record in the city" today-claimed the dubious honor of hav ing been assessed the highest money fines in municipal court. Max B. Miller, a Las Vegas high school graduate, was fined $825 and slapped with a five-day jail sentence by Municipal Judge S. George Gilson. The jurist also revoked Miller's driving license for a year. Police who testified in the case said that Miller had been apprehended or warned on at least 28 occasions in recent months. He was specifically charged with driving with a revoked b'cense. speeding and leaving the scene of an accident. Beginning tomorrow look up the number in the new Nevada directory before calling. Jot the number down and keep it before you when you dial. Then dial carefully. 1 then the figure Bell Telephone I . Vi Mill , '' J V ' LEAVES FOB DUTY Pvt2 Angelo D. Petrini, 201 Sunny-side Dr., has completed his plans to leave Reno Sundav to start his six months active duty for training at Fort Ord. He enlisted in Reno's 365th Engineer group (construction), USAR last May through the reserve forces act of 1955 and deferred starting active duty until graduation from the Army and Navy Military Academy at Carlsbad, Calif., late last month. After completing six months active duty Pvt2 Petrini plans to return to Reno and start his higher education at the University of Nevada and to participate in the training' activities of his unit, the 365th Enpinocrs. Slaying Trial Set in Elko ELKO David Clark Sellers. "22, will go on trial here Nov. 13 for the pick slaying of Paul R. Brooks. 45 -year -old Mountain View, Calif., man in a Wells alley the night of July 7. Sellers was arraigned in the Elko district court Thursday before District Judge Taylor H. Wines and entered a plea of not guilty to the murder charge. He appeared in court with attorney Ross Eardley v ho, with attorney George Wright, will defend the youth at the trial. Seflers is the adopted son of prominent Los Angeles criminologist J. Clark Sellers who was a "key" witness in the Lindbergh kidnap trial. Recruit Takes Range Honors SP3 Richard H. Dow, recent recruit in the Nevada Army National Guard, walked off with top honors for marksmanship at a weekend drill, firing the .30 caliber .carbine. Lt. B. A. Waller presented Dow with an award purchased by the men of Headquarters battery, 421st AAA battalion. Dow, a graduate of this year's class at Sparks high school, scored 189 out of a possible 200 points. Second nlace went to SP2 Floyd R. ictor, with Dennis Rum-baugh winning third. Waller, battery commander, commended Dow on his excellent showing against more experienced riflemen in the unit. numbers 3 Remember all include a prefix To place a call, dial the first two letters and numeral of the prefix, then the four other figures, as illustrated below. then the figure Company of Nevada Child Accident Prevention Plan Given Support Help from all sources was assured the Ormsby county child accident prevention project at an organization meeting of a citizens advisory committee held Wednesday night at the Carson City office of the state department of health. Patrolman Robert E. Christen-sen, representing the police department on the 12 -member group, pointed out that a child safety propect really involves all age groups. When completely organized, the steering committee of the demonstration accident prevention project will be unusual in that three of the members will be teenagers. They are Margaret Ottini and Alan List, high school seniors, and a member from the Nevada Indian Agency at Stewart who , will be named this month. Direct participation of Ormsby youth will be sought through three types of contests to be held in the schools essay and poster contests in third to eighth grades, inclusive, and a see-do contest for high school freshmen and sophomores. Close to $400 in prizes has been appropriated by the Max (7. Fleischmann Foundation of Nevada. Reading Club-Reports Sought All reports for the Washoe county library Summer reading club must be in by Aug. 18. librarians reminied club members today. There will be a party on Aug. 23 at two o'clock in the children's room at the library, when certificates will be awarded to all who have "attained the mountain top and prizes to those who have read the most books. There will be a party the same day at Verdi for the children of that community and one at the Sparks branch library on Friday, Aug. 24, to award prizes for the Sparks Mountaineers. "We are most happy with the reception of our Summer reading program," said Mrs. Terry Dalton, children's librarian at Washoe county library. "We are especially gratified to have so many pri mary children who are just beginning to do independent reading as members of the club. It is estimated that about 473 children in the Reno-Sparks area are members of the club. A few have fallen by the wayside, but a great number of the children have climbed the mountain many times, said Mrs. Dalton. At present, Michelle Williams and Mary Dugdale of St. Thomas school are in a close contest for the greatest number of books read. Both have read more fhan a hundred books. use new numbers 1

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