Buildings and other properties are damaged as water rushes down the slopes following rain. Mountain streams turn into turbulent, swift-flowing streams.
Native American Indian representatives from the Northwest coastal tribes of Washington and British Columbia gather at the Lummi Indian Reservation near Bellingham, Washington for water canoe races. Indians arrive at the Lummi Indian Reservation to participate in the canoe race. Indians rowing a canoe.
Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).
Aerial view of Washington Monument, mall, Lincoln Memorial, Memorial Bridge, across the Potomac River, in distance. Repairs are being undertaken, on the Washington Monument, including replacement of lightning rods on its top. Scaffolding surrounds the structure and working facilities can be seen at the base.
United States Senator Nye in Washington DC. U.S. Senator Nye denounces war. As the Chairman of the Munitions Investigating Committee he declares commercial interests want another large European war to serve their greedy interests . He states his belief that adequate neutrality legislation will keep the country at peace. The Neutrality Act of 1935 was signed on August 31, 1935.
View from hains Point, East Potomac Park, of boats in the Washington Channel. Buildings on opposite shore and Washington Monument visible in background. An official boarding a small ferry craft manned by U.S. sailors, on Potomac River shore of the park. Spectators watching the 1935 President's Cup speed boat races from Hains Point. A large yacht is anchored in the Potomac River, as competing boats pass it during the race.(The hydroplane speedboat,"Notre Dame,"powered by a 24-cylinder Duesenberg engine, won the 1935 President's Cup,for owner, Herb Mendelson and driver, Clell Perry.) Equestrians ride horses on park trails,and cross a road,as automobile pauses for them, with Lincoln Memorial in background. Bicycles in a rack and a woman riding a stationary exercise bike. People riding bicycles along Hains Point path.