Raymond bombing



Feb. 6, 1938
Los Angeles

It’s Sunday in Los Angeles, and the weekly real estate section features the floor plan of a modern home–cost $3,990 ($57,055.15 USD 2007) … Japan builds a navy … As Hitler consolidates his power, Germany wants the return of colonies it lost after the World War … control of Danzig … and "influence" in Austria … Dist. Atty. Buron Fitts expands his investigation of graft and corruption in Los Angeles … Former actress Hope Green says the bomb that injured Harry Raymond was made at her rooming house, 2032 W. 24th St. She implicates an unidentified "high city official" in the bombing plot. On the jump, the German ambassador says his country wants to be a "good neighbor."

Quote of the day: "The ‘great goal’  of the German government  is peace–‘real peace.’ " –German Ambassador Hans Heinrich Dieckhoff, in an Associated Press story datelined Philadelphia. 



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About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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