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June 26, 1938

June 26, 2008 |  9:12 am

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A panel from "Buck Rogers," Sunday, June 26, 1938.
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Dropcap_h_1902 arry Raymond finally goes home after 163 days in the hospital, The Times says. He promises a $1-million lawsuit against Mayor Frank Shaw, Joe Shaw, Police Chief James Davis, several subordinates and members of the police intelligence squad.

"It's swell to be home," Raymond says.

Also, 140 Civil War veterans leave Los Angeles by train for a reunion marking the 75th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg. More than 1,600 Union and Confederate veterans are expected to attend the event. The travel expenses are being paid by the U.S. government, The Times says. 

On the cover of Part 2, a group of Methodist ministers supports the recall of Mayor Shaw, criticizes Joe Shaw and Chief Davis, and censures the governor and attorney general for failing to help expose corruption in government.

And federal narcotics agents confiscate 50 pounds of marijuana seeds from Japan marked as "prepared food."

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