Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada on January 15, 1958 · Page 8
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Wednesday, January 15, 1958
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3 RENO EVENING GAZETTE January 15, 1958 Lights Out Along River Christmas Season Over; City Makes It Official Christmas is officially over, but city neon signs need more study, was the decision of the Reno city council Monday night. The council ordered the Christmas lights on the Truckee river removed, alter several comments that people had been making continued operation of the lights a joke at council expense. Councilman Charles Cowen, without explanation, voted against the "lights out" order. They ordered study of the Reno arch, on which the city has been paying Electrical Products Co. $29 a month since 1946 with out any agreement that can be found by the city clerk. City Manager C. B. Kinnison said the company had been getting payments from 1940 to 1943 on one agreement, and from 1943 to 1946 on a renewal. ! "I don't know what the pay-jments are for," Kinnison said, "but we've been making them." He was ordered to find out and report back. The other neon sign is one on a city owned parking lot on West Second St., where the bills keep coming in, even though the city has since leased the lot to a private operator. Kinnison was told to find out about that one too. STANDARD HEATING OILS BIG SAVINGS WITH Y HOUSfcWAKfYlfcK SERVICE DIAL FA 3-3191 NATIONAL COAL COMPANY 318 SPOKANE Sparks Mails Refund Checks Some 334 Sparks property owners will get refunds on sidewalk construction costs from a resolution passed Monday night by city councilmen. Correcting the roll for assessment district 21, councilmen approved refunds made necessary when bids for sidewalk construction were reduced from 52 cents per square foot to 48 cents. City Clerk Claude Cauble said 61 checks totaling $900.26 are ready for mailing. Letters have been sent to all property owners, but 34 have gone unclaimed. South Dakota and North Dakota were admitted to the un ion as states on Nov. 2, 1889. MEN'S CORDUROY COATS VERY NICE LOOKING NOW ONLY $1045! JACOBS 0F RENO ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE Mineral Group Installs New 1958 Officers Installation of officers and a discussion of plans for the 1958 Southwest Mineral Conference in San Francisco highlighted the January meeting of the Reno subsection of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers. Chairman for the year will be Edmond F. Lawrence, geologist with the Nevada Bureau of Mines at the University of Ne vada. He succeeds A. L. Engel, metallurgist for the U. S. Bit reau of Mines Reno office. Other new officers are Milton Steinheimer, chief engineer for Eagle-Picher Co. at Clark Station, vice-chairman, and John Kenneth Jones of Sparks, geologist for the Anaconda Co., secretary-treasurer. Plans for this year's mineral conference March 27-29 were outlined by Fred Lohse, Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp., executive, who is general chairman of the event The organizational meeting of the Southwest Mineral Confer ence was held in Reno at the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, .last year. Dean Vernon E. Scheid, who is on the committee planning this year's program, was general chairman of the 19o7 session which was attended by nearly 500 persons from throughout the western states. Lohse said theme of the San Francisco meeting would center around the chemical and non-metallic aspects of the mineral industry. He said emphasis would be given to the types of raw materials usea dv xnese erowine fields and the avail ability of the raw materials in the western states. Lohse, who is technical assistant to the vice president of Kaiser's chemical division in Oakland, Calif., also described various operations' of the company and its subsidiary organizations. Next meeting of the Reno subsection will be a joint session with the recently organized Geological Society of Nevada. The two groups will meet February 14 at 8 p. m. in the offices of Cartographers, Inc., in Reno. J i j - " iff ' v " ' M TEYOUTS for "Kismet" the annual spring musical of the University of Nevada are underway. Pictured above is Asher Wilson, of the department of speech and drama, conferring with two student hopefuls Carol Gardenswartz and Janie Kottinger both of Reno. The production will be staged in the State building on March 14 and 15. RENO'S GREATEST "REGULAR STOCK" RECORD SALE SAV 2( O o Horse Round-up Slated on Range ELY. (Special) A roundup of unauthorized horses on the north Steptoe unit of the federal range, extending from McGill north to the Elko county line, will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, Jesse L. Kirk, range manager, has announced. Once gathered in such a roundup the horses may be sold or otherwise disposed of in ac cordance with the federal range code. They may also be redeemed by the owner upon payment of the value of forage consumed, the damage to the range and property, and the cost of impoundment and removal. Kirk has estimated that there are 75 to 100 horses on this range unit at this time, although only about 25 are authorized to be there. He said there is no way of telling who these horses belong to as they have all kinds of brands, many of them not recorded. j Trespass on the federal range ii the western states has become a great problem. Kirk said. , WINTER HOTJSEGUEST WEED HEIGHTS Mrs. Margaret H. Hardy from La-Verkin, Utah is spending the winter here with Mr. and Mrs. A. Haslam. RETURNS FROM TRIP TOPAZ, Calif. Mrs. Thelma Fullner returned last week from the state of Washington where she spent the holidays with her family. CRASH REPORT DELAY SEEN BY OFFICIALS Officials of the California of-i fice of the Civil Aeronautics Authority said it may be several weeks before the complete report is available on the plane crash Dec. 15 which claimed seven lives on a flight from Reno to Oakland. Howard C. Harris and W. A. Rysavy have been probing the wreckage at the crash site near Nevada City, Calif. The crash is the worst in the history of; Nevada county, according to William Mullis, sheriff's deputy. iviunis saia tne investigators i determined the two engined plane was intact and all parts were close to the narrow river gorge , where the craft plummeted into a stream bank during a storm. The officials said it appeared the passengers had not fastened their safety belts. They said it appeared also the landing gear was dowTi and the motors were both in working order when the plane smashed into the canyon wall, killing six men and one woman passenger. Stardust Hotel Work Resumed LAS VEGAS. UP After 18 months of idleness, construction resumed today on the multi-million dollar Stardust hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. The property, in and out of financial troubles since its promoter's death in 1956, was taken over by the Rella Factor group, which hopes to open the nearly completed building by Summer. The Stardust, with 1000 rooms, will be the strip's largest establishment. The planet Mars is 4216 miles in diameter. 1 Now Calling i NUMBERS FOR 1 $2500 I SPARKS IN AN EMERGENCY IF YOU NEED A PHYSICIAN AND ARE UNABLE TO REACH YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR, ASSISTANCE WILL BE GIVEN THROUGH THE USUAL FACILITIES OF THE WASHOE COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION TELEPHONE FA 2-9141 IS MAINTAINING A 12 HOUR PUBLIC SERVICE FROM 8:00 P.M. to 8:00 A.M. WE SUGGEST THAT YOU ARRANGE WHILE YOU ARE WELL FOR A FAMILY DOCTOR WHO WILL CARE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN ANY EMERGENCY "ALL-FAMILY" LIFE INSURANCE POLICY A new approach to family security! One policy . . . one low premium . . . covers the WHOLE FAMILY! Permanent life insurance for Dad . . . term insurance for mother and the children (with liberal conversion privileges later on)l Before you make any insurance decision ... be sure to get the facts on this remarkable new policy! (!;. ' 5 BOYCE W. CALKINS Representing C A LlFORN I A WESTE 8 N STAT tS LIFE "l INSURANCE COMPANY ) " 30 Mary St., Reno Phone: Fairview 3-1041 ' AND HI-FI PHONOGRAPHS - RADIOS (SALE STARTS THURSDAY) SENSATIONAL JANUARY CLEARANCE SPECIAL CROUPS 2500 LP S?iCOE3D$ ILL REGULAR STOCK INCLUDING SURPLUSES IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. . . CLASSICAL, POPULAR, EASY LISTENING, JAZZ, WESTERN, TOP VOCAL ARTISTS DANCE BAND, MOVIE AND BROADWAY SCORES SPECIAL GROUP $" 59 to $3.98 Values Each Reg. $3.98 and $4.98 S769 Reg. $4.98 and $5.98 S945 SPECIAL GROUP 10" JAZZ LP's 50c 45 EP's, .'1.09 Reg. to $1.49 Each 45 SINGLES lata 89c Vctluts Each 29c NEEDLES, EMPTY ALBUMS, "3 AO i RECORD CASES AND RACKS vUO OTT DOZENS TO SELECT FROM 7L Consoles Portables 5 FAMOUS NAME BRANDS CONSOLE HI-FI MODELS $ld7Q0 $71700 (In Oak, Mahogany, Maplo, Walnut) Reg. $1 89.95-$279.95 1 TO mm I CONSOLETTE HI-FI PHONOS $0700 $ld700 Reg. $129.95 to $179.95 (All Finishes) TO I PORTABLE HI-FI PHONOS $9700 S1OO00 Reg. $31.95 to $179.50 SmBm TO Iv7 ALL RADIOS 3DP OFF OPEN T0 7:30 " THURSDAY wday, Saturday Hkla nHUIUO WU 10 Uri FREE PARKING RENO GARAGE 24 E. SECOND (ACROSS FROM THE GRAND CAFE) RECORDS; We Know That You've Been Watching . . . . . Watching the new Gray Reid's to find out just what the advent of Nevada's newest and finest department store means in terms of convenience and service to you! Well, we've been watching too . . . and what nice things we've discovered! First, we've discovered that you like the space we have to offer. . . space outside to easily park your car and space inside to walk and browse and to pause and chat with friends without hectic jostling. And there's plenty of space for items to be displayed so that you don't have to prospect your way through a confusing array of merchandise. Indeed, space means a lot in terms of your comfort! Then, there's services each a little thing in itself, but what a grand total they become when you add them up! Where else can you find the wonderful combination of free delivery, free mailing (statewide), free gift wrapping, free personal shopper service and free fashion size card service? Also, what a pleasure it is to find a comfortable coffee shop and a handy and excellent shoe repair shop at your favorite department store! How about merchandise? Well, our soaring sales have provided the answer that you have been finding more and more exciting and top quality items all the time at Gray Reid's and the best part is that what you've seen is only a modest beginning in our role of providing you with stimulating selections of the finest merchandise available! Does all this sound like we're breaking our arm patting our own back? . . . Well, it shouldn't, for all the credit belongs to you in the first place! It is your wants and tastes and needs that builds department stores . . . and certainly Gray Reid's is a splendid example of what the pleasant effort to please you can produce! Right now we want to express our greatest thanks to you, our customer. But, this is only the start, for our most important service to you is our growth, and we want to make certain that you have your proper important place in this growth by inviting you to share with us your views and suggestions as to what you feel we may do in order to provide you with the finest department store possible. Please feel very welcome to write us a card or a letter or drop in and visit us and share with us your ideas for the new Gray Reid's your fine store! (Address all correspondence to Dept. 525, Gray Reid's, P.O. Box 2191, Reno, Nev.J, GRAY REID'S RfNO'l MOST COMPLETE FA 9-0730 RECORD - HI-FI SHOP

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