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LOS ANGELES:      ALBERTO SILVAN 22, LOS ANGELES FEATHERWEIGHT BOXER, DIED IN GENERAL HOSPITAL TUESDAY NIGHT LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER HE WAS DEFEATED BY A TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT IN THE FOURTH ROUND OF A FIGHT WITH FELIX MIRAMONTES, ALSO OF LOS ANGELES, AT OCEAN PARK ARENA.

RICHMOND VIRGINIA:      CRAIG WOOD THE DURATION NATIONAL OPEN GOLF CHAMPION NOTIFIED OFFICIALS WEDNESDAY THAT HE WOULD COMPETE IN THE TEN THOUSAND RICHMOND INVITATIONAL OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT HERE NOVEMBER SECOND TO FOURTH. WOOD’S ENTRY SUPPLEMENTS A LIST THAT INCLUDES TOMMY ARMOUR, AND GIBSON AND RALPH BEACH.

BEAUMONT TEXAS:              A MURDER CHARGE HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST RILEY MCCAINE, FORTY YEAR OLD HOUSTON TIRE SALESMAN IN THE DEATH SEPTEMBER THIRTEENTH OF ELMORA COLLINS HOUSTON LOAN OFFICE CLERK AND DAUGHTER OF A BAPTIST MINISTER OF CLEVELAND TEXAS. BEAMOUNT OFFICIALS SAID THEY WOULD ASK THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO JOIN THE NATION WIDE HUNT FOR MCCAINE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN IN WASHINGTON DC LAST WEEK.

BOSTON:                                  ED EARLE, FIFTY FIVE YEAR OLD BOSTON HERALD SPORTS WRITER KNOW TO THOUSANDS OF YACHTSMEN AS "SKIPPER" DIED THIS WEEK. HE WAS A NATIVE OF WORCESTER MASSACHUSETTS.

WASHINGTON:                      SENATOR WHERRY SAID WEDNESDAY HE HAD BEEN TOLD "BY A VERY HIGH AUTHORITY" THAT ALL MEAT WILL BE POINT FREE "PROBABLY BY NOVEMBER FIRST AND NOT LATER THAN NOVEMBER FIFTEENTH. AND THAT, " THE SENATOR TOLD A REPORTER "WILL RESULT IN MORE MEAT ON AMERICAN DINNER TABLES THAN WE HAVE HAD FOR A LONG TIME."

PORTLAND OREGON:        THE HENRY J KAISER SHIPYARD THAT BECAME THE RECORD BREAKING YARD OF THE WEST COAST WILL LAUNCH ITS LAST VESSEL THIS MONTH, THE 455TH.

WASHINGTON:                  CONGRESS PUT A "WAIT AND SEE" SIGN WEDNESDAY ON GENERAL MARSHALL’S RECOMMENDATION FOR COMPULSORY MILITARY TRAINING IN PEACETIME. MOST LEGISLATORS MADE IT APPARENT THEY WANT FIRST TO TEST THE POSSIBILITY THAT A STANDING ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS CAN BE BUILT UP TO THE SIZE THE CHIEF OF STAFF SAID IS NECESSARY FOR THE NATION’S SECURITY. IF IT CAN’T, THEN SOME ARE WILLING TO TRY CONSCRIPTION, BUT NOT OTHERS.

SAN FRANCISCO:              CONTINUED REFUSAL OF MEMBERS OF CIO MARINE COOKS AND STEWARDS UNION TO SIGN ABOARD SHIPS WHERE PERSONNEL HAD BEEN REDUCED HELD APPROXIMATELY 40 VESSELS IDLE AT PACIFIC COAST PIERS TODAY. REDUCTION IN STEWARDS DEPARTMENT WAS MADE BY WAR SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION WHEN GUN CREWS WERE REMOVED. THE UNION CONTENDED THAT THE REDUCTION WAS LOWER THAN THE PREWAR AMOUNT OF HELP. "WE AREN’T TELLING THE MEMBERS TO REFUSE TO SIGN" THE SAN FRANCISCO LOCAL SAID. "THEY SIMPLY AS INDIVIDUALS DON’T WISH TO WORK UNDER THE CONDITIONS CREATED BY THE PERSONNEL REDUCTION."

LOS ANGELES:                  CABBIE JOHN B HOBBS DROPPED INTO A DOCTOR’S OFFICE TODAY. SO DID HIS CAB. DR. IMOGENE JACKSON WAS AS SURPRISED TO SEE THEM AS WAS HER PATIENT FRED PENA. HOBBS EXPLAINED HE HAD BEEN FORCED TO DETOUR BY A WOMAN MOTORIST.

 

 

 

 


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