May 25, 1938

Ray_pinker_1938_0506_joe_fainer_and

Photograph by Andrew H. Arnott / The Los Angeles Times

Attorney Joe Fainer, left, and police chemist Ray Pinker examine pieces of Harry Raymond’s bombed-out car in a photo dated May 6, 1938.

1938_0525_cover


1938_0525_kynette



Police Capt. Earle Kynette testifies in the Harry Raymond bombing, saying that police chemist Ray Pinker didn’t find detonator wire while searching Kynette’s garage. It’s ordinary bell wire, Kynette says.

Kynette also attempts to link Raymond to a series of notorious Los Angeles killings, including the deaths of Harry "Mile Away" Thomas and George "Les" Bruneman.

Also on the cover, Max Baer Jr. is recovering from pneumonia–in fact he will live to play Jethro Bodine in "The Beverly Hillbillies."

George Thompson of Beacon, N.Y., is given a six-month suspended sentence for spanking his daughter Loretta because she stayed out past midnight. Loretta is 34 years old.

And Republican Assemblyman William B. Hornblower of San Francsico is accused of accepting $2,500 ($35,748.84 USD 2007) to kill a bill that would have closed Monterey Bay to commercial fishing.

Email me


About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
This entry was posted in #courts, City Hall, Downtown, Front Pages, LAPD, Politics and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply. Note: Your IP is logged with your comment so a fake name and email address are useless.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s