Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada on March 9, 1939 · Page 12
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Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 12

Reno, Nevada
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Thursday, March 9, 1939
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Thursday, March 9, 1939 NEVADA STATE JOURNAL, RENO, NEVADA Page 12 Snows Block Highways, Bad Weather Continues V STORMS BRING HEAVY SNOWS TO MOUNTAINS Warmer Weather Is Forecast Today for Reno A Triplet Of Reno Twins Feted Mdreh wind* brought additional «now, to high Nevada mountain arras Wednesday as storm conditions enveloped most of the northern part of the state. Barometers were low, and the forecast calls for rain or snow, gradually tending to clear, Thursday. Slightly warmer temperatures are expected in the northeastern section. The storm center, weather ob- ..f-rvers reported, was off the Pac i f i c northwest, and its gradual advance inland was being accompanied by high winds and heavy rains and snows in thus secuon. The storm cheered the outlook for the summer irrigation seasor, as it piled up much-needed snow in ihe high Sierra. Donner Summit reported 40 inches of new snow for the two days of the gtorm, and it was still snowing at a late hour. Total depth at the summit was set us 86 inches Moderate snow was also reported at Blue Canyon, while light rams were falling at Auburn and Sacramento. The storm necessitated enforcement of a chain control over ])on- ner Summit, and careful driving was necessary. The road was closed to truck traffic for a time, but this restriction was removed later in the evening. Snow plows have been kept on 24-hour shifts during the storm to keep the route open. Truckee reported a foot of new ·now, boosting the ground cover there to two and a half feet The Lake Tahoe district received about *ight inches of «now, Quincy, 18 inches; Portola, 20 inches, and Galena Creek, five inches. The srvowbelt extended Jrom Truckee west to Gold Run over the high Sierra, and ranged south Wj the Mono Lake section. The fall in the Mono district was inod- «rate and the highway was open, with motorists advised to carry ( hams. Chains were also needed on thfr Feather River route A high wind and light snow was reported in Washoe Valley Despite threatening cloudt no precipitation was received in Keno during the 24-hour period ended at 5 p. m Temperatures during ihe period were above noimal, ranging from a high of 50 decrees 1)0 a low of 33. The barometer was falling slowly, and a brisk, changeable wind prevailed. During the period ended at 5 a m., Elko received .22 of an inch of precipitation; Ely, .06; Susan- nlle, .38 ,and Winnemucca. .08 Abnormally cold temperatures prevailed in eastern Nevada, and Elko, with a low of minus si degrees, was the coldest reporting station m the country. Other minimums were Ely, eight; Haw- Ihorne, 24; Las Vegas airport, 42; Susanville, 30. Tonopah, 26, and Wmnemucca, 20. Two Freshmen Groups At Party At an afternoon party given by th« freshmen home economics students of the University of Nevada, three sets of twins were entertained. Pictured above are Mrs. Laura Pope of Reno, Nevada, and her sister, Mrs. J. R. Sir- colomb, of Gillette, Wyo. They were born in Ross ixunty 77 years ago. Mrs. Pope is the mother of Miss Jessie Pope, professor of home economics at th« university. Those standing are Esther and Ruth Hansen of Yerington and Viva and Beulah Leonard of Reno, all freshmen students of the university. Congratulations To Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Blackburn on the birth of a daughter, March 7, 1939, m Reno. To Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frye, on the birth of a daughter, March 8, 1939, in Reno. VITAL STATISTICS THE WEATHER Forecast for Nevada: Occasional snow or ram Thursday and Friday; little change in temperature. Highest temperature yesterday, 50 degrees; one year ago, 53. Lowest temperature yesterday, 33 degrees; one year ago, 32. Normal temperature yesterday, 40 degrees. Mean temperature yesterday, 42 degrees, which is two degrees above normal. Temperature yesterday at 5 a. m , 34 degrees; humidity, 65 per cent. Temperature yesterday at noon, 47 degrees; humidity, 39 per cent. Temperature yesterday at 5 p. m , 44 degrees; humidity, 47 per cent. Precipitation for 24 hours ending at 5 p. m, yesterday, none. Normal precipitation from September 1 to date, 5.22 inches. Total precipitation from September 1 to date, 2.26 inches. Deficiency compared with normal, 2.96 inches. To Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey William Tippm of Silver Peak, on the birth of a daughter, March 7, 1939. AMATEUR NITE at the MAJOR FLOYD CARDER Club Fortune Tonight THURSDAY MARCH 9th Amateur Performers Register Now With Major Floyd Carder Dancers, singers, musicians, imitators'or any form of entertainment, invited to participate -in -these amateur performances . . . Just see Major CarSerJafter 7 p. m. any evening. $15 CASH TO Trffi MOST POPULAR AMATEUR Mak* R***rYailon« Now. for DINNERETTES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Full Course Dinner $1 No CoT*r Chug* Gerlach versus James H. Gerlach; Morie Ponte. N. Ponte versus Joan SEVEN PLEAD GUILTY HERE Norcross to Sentence Them Saturday Arraigned before Federal Judge Frank H. Xorcross, seven persons charged with violating federal laws pleaded guilty at a court session here Wednesday. They will appear in court Saturday for sentencing. Charles H. Slaymaker and Frank Flores pleaded guilty to charges of disposing of liquor to Indians. Dallas Edgar Nickell and Wilbur Jerome Wodham pleaded guilty to charges of violating the Dyer act. Nickell is alleged to have transported a stolen automobile from Salt Lake City to Wmnemucca, while Wodham is charged with transporting a stolen automobile from Redding to Reno. James Marion Thomas pleaded guilty to a charge of violating the Mann act. Manuel Toby pleaded guilty to -A rape charge. Lawrence Edward Rose pleaded guilty to an indictment charging forging of a government warrant. Chester Peters pleaded not guilty to a forgery charge. Donald Milhvard Anms pleaded not guilty to a charge of violating the national motor vehicle theft act. The federal grand jury, in session in Carson City Monday, also returned an indictment charging Carl Tadlock, Virgil Tadlock, Harold Bates and Henry E. Bowles with conspiracy to alter a U. S postal money order. They are to be arraigned on the charge Saturday, according to Assistant U. S. Attorney John Halley. Other indictments charged Dyer act violations to Thomas Gore and David Mowbray, Richard Sullivan, Jack Pepper and Charles Hernandez, Halley said. WPA JOKES BOOMERANG | COLLECTION OF CLIPPINGSDUE Workers Stay Away From Theater Houses ROTARY HOSTS TO CARVILLE Mock Legislature Is Planned WATER CONTENT OF SNOWJS LOW Report Shows It Is Below Normal i REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Deed, Ernest Bresson and wife to Garth Eisenhauer and wife, for two lots in University Teerrace Addition. Deed, Ben F. Howard and wife to George Roxbury and wife, four lots in the Leete Syndicate Addition. Deed, Howard Brown and wife to D. J. Martin and wife, lot in Country Club Acres. BUILDING PERMITS William Woodburn, $3000 addition and remodeling at 9 Newlands Circle; Edd Lee, $3500 house at 548 Claremont street; Thomas C. Reid, $7000 duplex at 560 Moran street; J. D. Manyhouse, $600 new roof at 322 Chestnut street; Paul Manuel, $5000 house at 242 Calient* street. MARRIAGE LICENSES Alex A. Knoll, 40, Tule Lake, Cal., and Anna Rose Spolek, 34, Malin, Ore. Richard Anderson, 25, Tule Lake, Cal., and Bessie Brazil, 23, Malin, Ore. Earl G. Ousterhout, 40, Sterling, Mich., and Iva Hicks, 34, Reno. DIVORCES GRANTED Iva Hicks from Ray O. Hicks; Margaret Q. Good from F. Campbell Good; Frank William Shadbolt from Bernice A. Shadbolt; Lorraine Shibley from George E. Shibley; Florence O. Beck from Edward Beck. DIVORCE SUITS FILED Margaret Good versus F. Campbell Good; Lorraine Shibley versus George E. Shibley; Iva Hicks versus Ray O. Hicks; Dee Jaffe versus Dora Jaffe; Florence Beck versus Edward Beck; Corrine J. Water content of snow in the high Sierra is below normal for this time of year, preliminary reports on recent surveys reveal, Professor H. P Boardman of the University of Nevada reported Wednesday. Data collected on surveys made March 1 are now being compiled, and a second survey is to be made April 1 before a water forcast for the coming summer will be made. Conditions in eastern and central Nevada, generally, are better than those in the western section Conditions of various Sierra snow fields follow Summit--Snow depth 60.6 inches; water content 19.6 inches; 41 per cent of normal. Soda Springs--Snow depth 54.8 inches; water content 18.8 inches; 44.8 per cent of normal. Independence Lake -- S n o w depth 55.7 inches; water content 18 9 inches; 39 4 per cent of normal. Independence Creek -- S n o w depth 31.6 inches; water content 8.8 inches, 48.9 per cent of normal. Tahoe City--Snow depth 26.3 inches; water content 11.3 inches; 71 1 per cent of normal. Rubicon Peak--Snow depth 77 inches; water content 27 inches; 55.2 per cent of normal. Marlette Lake--Snow depth 45 inches; water content 13.4 inches; 48.2 per cent of normal. Blue Lakes--Snow depth 67.2 inches; water content 19.7 inches; 41 per cent of normal. Carson Pass--Snow depth 63.7 inches; water content 21.2 inches; 44.4 per cent of normal. Prominent New Yorker Obtains Reno Divorce Mrs. Margaiet Quimby Good, prominent in New York society, Wednesday ended her marriage of less than a year to Felix Campbell Good. Judge B. F. Curler awarded her an uncontested divorce on her charge of mental cruelty. A sealed agreement arranged a property settlement. The Goods were married at Darien, Conn., April 2, 1938. Speaks on Lakes Reno Lions to Hear Dr. Wheeler Taking "Ancient Lakes of Nevada" as his subject, Dr. Harry E. Wheeler, assistant professor of geology at the University of Nevada, will be guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Reno Lions Club Thursday. The meeting will be held at El Cortez Hotel, starting at 12-10 p. m. Frank Campbell will conduct the business session, with Olyn Freed acting as program chairman for the day. Plans to send delegations of members to the district 4-A meeting at Marysville May 6 and 7 and to the Sierra Nevada Council session at Fallon May 14 will also be made. Final arrangements for the state oratorical contest to be held in Reno March 18 will also be made. NEW YORK, March 8.--(UP'--No more jokes about WPA workers are going to be told by members of the American Federation of Actors. Theater owners have been complaining about losing the patronage of WPA workers, their families friends and s y m - pathizers, the union's executive council announced. The censorship is effective in night clubs circuses, minstiels. restaurants, county fairs and vaudeville \vh"re union members appear. Ralph Whitehead, union president, said it was planned lo impose fines for violations. In extreme cases, where the jokes are bad enough to warrant, the supreme penalu will be invoked. It is suspension from the union. To Be Displayed in Museum Here Sawed-Off Baseball Bat Evidence in * * * * * * * * * * Assault Case Here; Lethal Log Was * * * * * * * * * Split in Two and Wrapped in Tinfoil A sawed-off baseball bat, wrapped in tape and tinfoil, Wednesday was the evidence which held John D. Dewberry, negro, star outfielder on local baseball teams, to answer for Reno Rotarians will be hosts to Governor E. P. Carville and members of the state legislature at the Sotary Club's biennial "one horse .egislature" meeting Monday evening at the Golden hotel. An extensive program of entertainment is being arranged, and members of the club have oeen appointed to fill various offices for the mock legislature. Earl T. Ross is chairman of the committee in charge. Officers for the evening will include Jack M. Howell, "loud speaker"; John Sinai, Samuel Doten and Earl T. Ross, "bill grafters"; Gordon Harris, "bill reader", Carl Stevens, "chief clerk"; Tom Smith and Otis Vaughn, "sergeants-at-arms"; George Southworth and S. H. Cooper, "bell boys"; Dr. O. C. Moulton, "investigating committee chairman"; T. H. Post, "chief musician"; Ernest Brooks, "tender of the garbage can"; Fred Black, Byron Moms and A. J. Caton, "lobbyists," and the Rev. Brewster Adams, chaplain. district court tual on charges of assault with a d e a d l y weapon. The lethal log, split n e a t l y in two, allegedly on the heads of Lee How ells and Eunice Kcerer last October 13 was marked "Exhibit One," and reputedly told the storv of how Dew berry hit the pair over the head after an automobile collision It wasn't the usual story of a fight after a wieck, however, as Dewberry asscrtcdly applied the bat. not to the driver of the other car, but to Miss Keeper and Howells. w h o were r i d i n g with Dev, berry. All three are colored The box seoie at the close of Dewberry's appearance before Umpire Hany Dunseath was a shut-out for the d e f e n d a n t , who did not testify, failed to furnish $500 bail and was sent to the county jail to await tnal. R e c a l l i n g earl\ days of Ne\ ad*. a collodion of clippings and photographs of the pioneer Gelatt stages arc now being prepared for d i s p l a y at the Nevada State Historical Society museum in the , Civic A u d i t o n u r h ! Thr c o l l e c t i o n was sent to Miss J e a n r o Kli/.ibi'th Wier. Univer- s i t y of Nevada history professor 1 ,ind c irator of tin- society, by Mis L T Smith of San Jose, Cal , a ! d a u g h t e i of R Gclatt, pioneer 1 Nevadan and operator of the i stage- Inc tided in t h e display are several photographs of Silver Mount a i n , photographs taken in 1870 1 showing the Gelatt stage at the i T.n-shish hotel in Monitor and j others of the Gelatt stable at ' G e n o a taken in 1870 and 1890 Stage s and other equipment of the company are shown in the pictures A 'eature ol t h e display i an autobiography by Gelatt, illustrated w i t h a number of photographs Tin- autobiography, in a gold inscribed leather cover, is e n t i t l e d 'A Simple Sketch of M\ Simple Life " An a d v e r t i s i n g card (or the Gel a t t Lake Tahoe stage, dated 1868, is aKo included The stage ran to S w i f t s Spooners,' Glenbrook and Zephyr Cove three times weekly d u r i n g the summer season Civil Service Job Is Reported Here A civil .service position foi a part-time pharmacist was announced as open Wednesday by Dr. F. W. Scott, manager Veterans' Administration in Reno. The successful applicant will be required to meet the civil service- commission's requirements for junior pharmacist. The positi n will pay $533 28 a year for two hours' work a day .01 GO hours' work a month. Full details may be obtained from Dr Scott at the federal building Collection of Ores Presented in S. F. Arrangements for the presentation of a collection of Nevada ores and precious gemstones to the U. S. S. Nevada are now under way, with the presentation ceremony expected to take place in San Francisco next July. The proposal to give a collection of Nevada minerals to the battleship was made last fall and has been approved by Governor E. P. Carville. The collection will include gold ore, tungsten, copper, mica and silver specimens, in addition to polished gemstones, found in the state. Sunday School Reunion To Be Held in Reno Following a theme of "Memoi- ies-Expenences - Expectations," a young people's reunion for the Union Sunday Schools of Nevada will be held at the Reno Baptist Church Saturday at 10 a m The reunion will be conducted by the Rev. Cecil W Graves, state representative of the American Sunday School Union. Plans for the young people's conference to be held this summer at Lake Td- hoe will be discu.ssed Founders' Day High School Frat to Observe Event Founders' Day, the anniversan. o1 o i g a n i / a t i o n of Gamma Et,i Kappa, high school fraternity, w i l l be celebrated in Reno. March 10 A banquet, presided over bv John Noj es as toastmaster, is lo be held at Carlan's Lakeside I n n . Joe l j etne, president, will make (be i.iain address of the evening MRS. GEORGE ILL SPARKS. Match 8. - M i s Sarah George of Sparks has taken ill w i t h mfluen/: 1 . and is c o n f i n e d to her home on Tenth Street in Spai ks Flu Spreading Here; No Epidemic, Said Afflicting a number of Reno residents, influenza has been reported spreading through Reno. The disease has not reached epidemic proportions. A number of school children have been confined to their homes by the disease, and it has Tilso attacked adults. Exact figures as to the number of persons afflicted were not available. Joint Lions Meet Planned Thursday SPARKS, March 8--The Sparks Lions Club is arranging to go to Fallen to hold a joint meeting with the club of that city on Thursday evening, March 16. A large number of the Sparks club members, are expected to accompany President Swierski to the Churchill County seat. The Fallon Lions are arranging a program for the affair and a splendid time is promised to those who make the journey. ENDS VISIT GOLDFIELD, March 8.--Frank Staplin returned recently from Reno where he visited John W Joyce. Joyce, a pioneer resident of'Goldfield, is undergoing treatment at the Washoe General Hospital. DR. I. M. YEE CHINESE HERB 8PM M U S I "or Chronlr « n d fit S'"(1» of DIse PBOVE t l l l l * !?'» L«kr SI Rcnn Nevada Personal To Fat Girls No* ou can s%tim d o w n ^ui face «nd flit i. w i t h o u t f t ' . ' t oVtnijt 01 b u r l -biPttfcmjr / r i »-v hint rat s«-n«iMy »m] lake 4 Mm loU 'IsblrU a day. af-coiding to the di- M a i m o l a . Tabled, h a \ - !"·« ttoUl to t h r n l i l x foi m o i f t h a n t h n t % %«* Mor* thin · ( nt m i l l i o n boxm ha\ e b«-» ]i«lribut»d n in,: t h a t I ft lot], Mrf i n o l n i- "o( i n t e n d e d tin » * » i r r ell foi i ail n « n t s . 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Efficiently Phone RENO 5145 Itiker 'The Union Ice Co. e "ul Atentt OF NEVADA TCKDI mtiWtfl Last Call FOR Encyclopedias Those who have saved COUPONS for obtaining FULL or PARTIAL sets of the POPULAR STANDARD ENCYCLOPEDIA are kindly requosled to present their coupons and the required amount of money to obtain the same by WEDNESDAY, March 15th. After March 15th will be loo late. THE NEVADA STATE » r -4 -* INEWSPAPERif

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