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May 22, 1938

May 22, 2008 |  7:01 am



Above, a plan for the Santa Anita Motor Inn at 101 W. Huntington. Apparently, the final design of the tower was a little more Art Deco (see the postcard here).

At left, a miner leads detectives to the body of Leona Schmidt, 59, which was buried in the desert between Gorman and Lancaster. Schmidt's son-in-law Valean Neil Ross is being held on charges of killing her March 9 in an argument over whether an operation -- which Schmidt refused to pay for -- would have saved the life of his wife.

And France says that it will go to war if Germany invades Czechoslovakia.

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