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Hundreds die as planes attack Chinese church, Angels lead league, August 9, 1938

August 9, 2008 |  6:15 am

Greta Garbo to star in movie Ninotchka for MGM
39 die as planes attack Chinese Catholic church This type was taken from a 1914 headline that read The Turrble Tales of Kaptin Kiddo t left, Japanese planes bomb the Catholic cathedral in Canton, China ...
Superior Court Judge Fletcher Bowron is selected to be a candidate in the recall election against Mayor Frank Shaw, but Bowron hasn't given his approval. In an interesting footnote, future Judge Stanley Mosk backs "left-wing Democrat" Sam Yorty as a candidate.

On the jump, the Los Angles Public Library expands its reading program in Pershing Square--the library offers books and magazines withdrawn from the collection, The Times says.

In sports, the Los Angeles Angeles meet the Hollywood Stars ... Henry Armstrong and Lou Ambers prepare for their lightweight title bout.
Los Angeles library offers books at Pershing Square Angels lead league