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Billings Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1925, Billings, Montana THE BILLINGS WEEKLY EDITION VOL. 222. BILLINGS, MONTANA, TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1925. PRICE FIVE CENTS STORMS THREATEN AMUNDSEN FUNDAMENTALISTS LICKED TO FRAZZLE G. A. R.Program of Cer- emonies Includes Ad- dress by Former Sen- ator Henry L. Myers. BilllnpK Mores, banks and public of- fices will bti closed all day Saturday as u marit of respect, to America's Roldier dead, according to announcement made -Monday, y Merchant.1! paid that offerings. usually reserved for tho last day of ihe week. Hill lie mado this week on Friday. In view of the decision to remain closed on Memorial day. While tlu; business and professional community Is making ready to Iho national holiday. Commander A- T. Hurl, of post. Grand Army of the Republic. Is completing plans for ob- servance of the day by the patriotic eJeticfj of Ihe clly. Commander Hart has announced the program for the Memorial day parade nnd for rervie.es al Ihe cemetery, in which the G. A, r.., the United Span War Veterans, the American Legion, the I.ndtrs of the G. A. H.. the U. R. V. auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, the C'ampfire Girls, thft lioj Scouts and others will participate. Senator Mytrs Will Speak. Former United Stales Senator Hcnr> 1.. Myers will deliver tho memorial ad- dress at thp remetery.nnd Rupscll Smith a student at the BiHingr. high school, wil read Lincoln's Gettysburg address and Ihe order "f General John A, I creating Memorial day. signed In 1S63 Trumpeters from the Rotary Keys' bam will blow taps nnd a firing S'luad o leclouuaires will fire a salute over th PIA.VCS ot departed soldiers. Tho serv- ice fit thfl cemetery will conclude wit the play Ins of "The Star Kpangle Wanner" by Ibe Boys' band. Parade To Precede Service, Thn pr.radt-. which will precede tb Fprvlrc-. at tho cemetery, will form a ihe courthouse at o'clock in llifi morn me nml vk-ill nian-h np N'nrtli Twenty street lo First avenue, thence nut First avenue tn Division .street, where H win be disbanded and partici- pants will take conveyances to the ceme- tery, Commander Hurl, of tbe G. A, U.. will be marshal of Ihe parade nnd his aides will be Hoyd McGre, of the S. V., and Peter Vcffen, Jr., of the American hep Ion.. Parade Formation, The Billings fire department will brad the parade, nnd will be followed by oily nnd county officers, tlie Municipal band, members of the Grand Army. Ladles o ft. A. the Spanish War Veter- ans and Ihe ladles' auxiliary of lhat or- ganization, the American Legion and auxiliary, (he Hoys' band.' the Catnpfire Girl P. Hoy Scouts, school children ami i ilber local organizations desiring1 to participate. Color hearers anil color ciiarda will head each of ihe pa- i a d c. To Give Dinner for Veterans. Aftfr Ihr services al thp cemetery, the Lndics of the G. A. K. will serve a din- ner In (lie veterans of all the war? their wives and the widows of veterans in basement of the Kirs I Methodis: Com mil tees have been appointed b> ibe.various patriotic which wil participate, with the G. A. R. in observ ancc of Memorial day. Members of Ibe commltlfs appoint by the rutted Spanish War Veterans ar H. M. James Klanncry, U Connolly. Otto Lueck and K. Ro The American Legion committee con Msis ot I'etrr Yegon, Jr.. John Delano and rioynl Sawyer. Flowers Are Asked. The Ladies of Ihe G. A. U. will have charge of preparations for ihe lion of the graves of 1 he soldier dead. I1. II. Shulu. of the local circle, has askrd f towers donated for that purpose by Timings people be left at the home nf Mrs. Sam ?l North Thirty-fifth ftreet. Uaz- teton. Mrs. Harry Hrovrn and Gerrse Bakewell are on a committee ap- pointed to make bouquets for n5c iii dec- oral! np the graves. Hoy will place the on the EMVCS. Mrs. Sam SalslMiry h the representa- tive of (ho Ladios nf" A. on the committee whlrh will placo 01 graves of departed veu-rans prior to the fprvlre at thf cemetery. She will he slsted by a member of the Spanish orpanizatlon and one from thp American Lfgion. Mrs. Hazel Fulton Is In rbarpp of the kitchen committee named in ronneetloi with the dinner to bp prrvrd to the vet Mrs. Harry Rrown hearts a r-pm miltfe which will he In charge of the dining room. Mrs. Will Reed Is In charRO of a committee which will perlnlend decoration nf the rhurcl basement for Ihc dinner. Mrs. William Sweeney and Gharlrs H. Go are on a committee which has rharp of Ihft work of soliciting ftippHes tho likfl for (lift dinner and rooptr and Ml.iR Mary Orr are member of the program committee. Weaver To Presldfl. Tbe Rev. W. K. Weaver, pastor r Ihe First Presbyterian clnirch. will nt at at thft dinner and loss) will he responded tn by representative of the veterans' organizations and thc-l auxiliaries. Harry llrown. ?IM president of the the G, A. H Trill respond In behalf of that organlza tlon. Departed Veterans. The list of those veterans who ar buried in the Billings cemetery follow Ctvll war. Isaiah W. SntlT. Thomas Griffin, Kalp Wilkinson, Barry Punnlgfun. Kvan John son, Ixiuls Bond way Benjamin Helm M Echael Brown, Joshua M In thorn Georgo T. Lamport. Christopher Chilrts. Livingston Uloilpclt. George N li-vrdcn, Oharlrs W. Clark, James 1-itc.h, ,Tohn Rummer-, Victor M. lira rOiaw, Pan if T Harpr-r. Perry J. U'obftflr -f- Crane. T. Merrill, Rnydor, Charles K, Smith, Frank Bu PRESBYTERIAN 0. K. VOTED ON MERGER; MONTANANGIVES LIE Whitefish Pastor Tells Former Moderator His Charge Union Has Proved Tragedy in Cana- da Is Falsehood; Prediction of Split Wide Open If Congregationalists Are Taken in. [V D S FOR LIMY Men church Columbus, Ohio, May fundamental- ism was. dealt another blow in the Presbyterian general as- sembly, ,Monday, when a proposal which may result in vontual union of the Presbyterian church in the United States of America and the Congregational church was idopted. The commissioners thunderously voted in fie face of a statement by Pr. Clarence" vlward Mar Armey, tit Philadelphia, ormf-r moderator, lhat Mich ild "split tins rrcsbytcrlan vido open." Tart of thn feeling on the modernist- controversy found ft1; 'Irsl e-Nprcs-'lon in IiCnlcd debate mi ho IP sue. The proposal wn.fi embodied n a report ot Ibe church's department nt church co-operation and union, pre- sented by Dr. J. HOBS Stevenson, of ['rincetoii, J- The recommendations adopted provide thai' presbyteries and.tynodF may work out plans for1 greater (y-opernlJon he- ween Ihe CongreRallnnallsts anrl Pres- byterians and that, be taken for a closer union, of the tlrnomlnatlons' work In the foreign mission Held, Tbe Cleveland presbytery sponsored tho first recommendation and It has been approved, Dr. Stevenson said, b> 83 other presbyteries. "The Vrcsbvtrrinn rim rob stands Ihe highways nald tlio Rev. .1 M. lEtiyden. of Cleveland. Fpc-akinf; for the proposal .of "whether lo pprpctnat a denomination or to unite In the of tho living Christ." Favorable action on the recommenda. lion c.inae nftor nn nmenclmcnt by tin Kev. Henry Tt. Klrkland. Oermantown which 'would have held up Ihe ro operative slops, was dm-n. Th WEATHER SHIFTING GEARS INTO ARCTIC Mr. Kirk land assorted that union 101 wen llio two- rl en 0111 ina tlon s Is Im- He saiil lhat Cong re gat Ion a oaders aro comniitti'J lo a rationalistic iheral faith, akin to Unitarian IP m. Hot Words From Montana. 7'liff Presbyterian church have lo .surrender Its creed a I beliefs nnd loclrlnes for such a union." Pi'. Ma.c- Artney, one of tho of the iiltra- declared. "The njove- ment is If rran t to spit ihn Presbyterian church wide open, con- tinue lo carry on exchanges with ihe Congregational body." ITn that the inerg-er of Presbyterians, Congre- gationalists and Methodists in Canada hns been "tragic" for the first denomi- nation. The HPV. .1. nnnran Ilarley. of White- Tennessee Teacher Is I Indicted for Test of Law Forbidding Use of Theory in School. Dayton, Tenn.. May qucstion of evolution vas thrown Into the courts of the state, Monday, when John Thomns Scopes was indicted by n jury on a charge of violating the Tennessee law against teaching In the public schools cerlatn theories that deny the story of the divine creation of man taught in tho Rible. A special term tit the circuit court was ordered to con- vene July JO for Ihe trial of the school Uacher. Thft grand Jury occupied approxi- mately one hour In agre'cintf to return a true bill. Nine of the 13 members of the grand jury are Didn't Teach Monkey Origin, Walter While, school superintendent. and seven boys who were of hlology or general science classes taught by Scopes, testified. Some of the young said that they told the Jury- men that Mr. Scopes told them he be- lieved in evolution but did not believe tliat in.in's origin was a monkey. At ona of the counsel for the state exuecied to lake part In the case, has found the trial date GOLDT. B. CURE HEROIC; KILLS SOME PATIENTS WashlnQton, May salt of gold and seruni treatment for tu- originated In Denmark, has been given preliminary teits by the United States public health which lias announced that It must, for the time being, al least, withhold its approval. Further tests are being conducted on ths basis of new Instructl -ns from Denmark, but these Ktve not reached n conclusive stage. The salt of gold la known "sanocrysln." Until it receives gov- ernment approval It cannot be so id In United Stale. door has not he en Dr, George W. McCoy, director of the experiments, said, but ha added he could see no benefit to the iO calves suffering from tuberculosis, which had been treated with the product. Dr. McCoy described the treatt'tn' as "very asserting that DJH Jsb had admitted "sown deaths" had resulted In case> ir which H had been given. RELIEF ACTION PROPOSED FOR POLAR FLIGHT _____________ __ "i Delay in Hearing From Explorers Causing Un- easiness All Over World; Possibility Dash Has to Return by Way of Alaska, by Transferring Whole Party to One Plane. fish, Mont., declared the statement falsehood. "There is. mi more .-dgnlficnnt move- ment in the world for Christianity than thai in he said, "I brand as a falsehood, the, statement lhat it is traKlc. My peorile fill Hvn in Canada, and 1 know. If the assembly is going to turn down tbts proposal, T want to leave the Presbyterian church- and join A Christian church." fJaltlmorc was chosen as Ahe 1326 meeting place of the assembly and it will be held on the fourth, Thursday In May. Freakish Run of Temperatures From Highest Heat for May Into Snow, Hail and Frost Now Turns to Chill Rain; Amazing Record Made. i Chicago, May Slow rising temperatures was the official forecast, Monday night, as agriculture of the middle west as far south as the Ohio river and the Missouri Ozarks counted Its losses in frost- hiucn" fruit, corn anil vegetables, Paso Court Broken Up by Woman Firing Bullet Through Ear to Eye of Her Spouse. El Paso, Mfly R, Janes, came to El Paso a month aflo rom Los Angeles, was shot In the head Monday by bis wife' In the hlrty- fourth district court room, both were among the spectators at a murder trial. Jone.'. a Monde, i-retty and niotHshly ilrcflFcd. dropped a ?mntl "bull- lent. wbiic the court room was in ;ui demon him. Court attnchrs arrftsKd pr and nuhcd to Iho aid "f hrr bus- and. A poltco found that 1hft bullet ad entered llie man'5 k.ft rar an- out by right cy. While hi IA it is raid ho has hancr to live. ho. fell, .lones oxclalmfd. "Oh. my God. I'm shot. She dirl it: Phe fol- owed me all the way from California.'' The shooting Is salrt to have followed i quarrel between the couple over pos- (ttslon of their child. Aileen. Elvc years Id. The couple had quietly entered the loom and taken a near the loor rvbmit 20 minutes before ihn shot vas fired. NTZ, Jones was locked up in he county jail. Who's President? Ask Aleution Teachers I tig a record -breaxlng descent of the mercury over the vreck-end, Promises of relief camo from Ihe southwest. where Texas lay panting in the hottest May weather on record. Ke-porls from virtually nil slates in the. central west sroup recorded a frcnk tumble of the inerrury anri tlic tale of heavy to lipht frosts fiimday night was accompanied by a record of serious dam- age in alt FectionR. Ice on Missouri 'Corn. nnd v trinity escaped only liironpb the moderate Influence of l.nke Michigan. Generally clear skies topMhrr witli Ihr reluctant rise of Ihe mercury made further frost Improb.i bin. according lo weather bureau forc- rasts. From Missouri came reports of tee "hcre the corn is only inch May "Who" The hvireau of educatton nf Lhe depart mpnt of the interior was fid Monday In a letter received from school ita'cluTA Ftatlouf-d at Umnak. settlement on the Aleutian Islands These teachers, who arc In the Alaskai service, had not heard the rtsults of th November elections. BELGIUM FORMALLY DUNNED. W a fi h I n F I n May American up for payment, if to Hil rouniry hfls I.ikun the form of a forma communication, revltivvlne iho wlui MUiatlon and urginc thai steps be lakA lowarrl-a IWD above the ground. The freezing lemperature was roportcd prevalent over into and Kanrap. Cloudiness and probable showers were In prospect lo- Gardens and Fruit Hard Hit, lo corn and fruit was re- ported widsprcad in ItUnols. Tomato and hean crops were kilted in Indiana. and frost was reported general through- out Ohio. Although no specific damage was cited. Killing froMs visited ?ootions M Wisconsin. Minnesota arid North .irnJ South I'.ikotn. The, bureau a I Iowa, fald a "turlftr harl berti dealt to garden in lhat stale. white. to Ifphl frosts In were disastrous on tho heels of several of unusually hot weather. The heat in Texas slowly rf- cdccl folloM-htR a record climb to 1T> cgrecs In l-a Kalle county, which WAR rilhln four points of the highest lem- ienatures on record in that stale In many months.......................................f FROM HEAT TO HAIL, SNOW. New York. May New York, fler having swell trerl tb rough ihfl .armest May 23 ever known, only two dnys agrv. shivered loday through it? trWes! May 15 plncc the weather Iturcau tfjen lo record nature's behavior. A temperature of 40 was re- ported al 7 o'clock Monday morning, hours after a high record of 52 drgrees had been Fftt at o'cTocl Saturday afternoon. The mercury Mon- day hoverfld at the 4i> mark until I1 o'clock, rlslner to at 3 o'clock. The previous cold record for May was 45 tU'grecs in ISTf. Snow Joins with Frost. Snow and frost were reported In man> sections of New York state. The weather bureau at Washingloi predicted "heavy and killing" a far .south as Virginia for Monda nipht. with only rt little les? rlgorou weather in slates farther poulh, reniiFj hania sharerl told av him wlirn 1 RC( tack. His bunrh, niadr .1 wioc cut of nlf1, and a (so nr.ido me 5ign .Col. ICE CONDITIONS REPORTED DIFFICULT IN ARCTIC SEA; Norway, May A rtls- patcli from SpHxbcrscn, the Shipping savs no had been received regarding Ihe. Amundsen polar flight expedition up to o'clock Monday morn hi K. The dispatch refldp: "As 2 H. m -today Inere was no news of Amuml- scn. TU" Hobby (one -if the expedi- tion's F-tramer.eJ returned to man bay after having patrolled north (ConUflufld e
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