Friday, April 26, 1935

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Montana Butte Standard (Newspaper) - April 26, 1935, Butte, Montana WORKMEN MANY MAROONED IN APRIL BLIZZARD M ETAL PRICES SllYer Zinc Treamirj world price East New Hlontau taub arb HOME EDITION The Standard carries the most extensive telegraph news service In I ESTABLISHED FRIDAY APRIL PHONE PRICE FIVE ICKES HEADS FOUR BILLION ALLOTMENT BOARD OREGON STATE CAPITOL IS CRUMBLED BY FIRE Madame Secretarys Daughter Naval Moves Constitute Training for Crossing Pa Nichi Nichi Charges in Sensational HITS America Aims at Campaign Plan Against Mandated Paper Says For eign Office April Pending maneuvers of the United States fleet are aimed at Japans mandated islands in the Pacific and form part of a program for a cam paign against the Far the newspaper Nichi Nichi charged today in sensational article credited to the Japa nese navys interpretation of Washingtons naval The maneuvers constitute train for crossing the the article Air In establishing submarine and air bases in the Aleutian islands and practicing defense and America aims at a campaign plan against the mandated Islands in the South thus swinging the posi tion of their objective 90 degrees from south to The United States is undertaking a transPacific air route under the pretext of civil The air way bears a great strategic signifi exposing to the whole world their aggressive naval plans against the Far In recalling the flagship Augusta and including it in the circular for I the United States navy was dictated to by a real need for Flagship to Join The heavy cruiser which has been flagship of the Asiatic has been ordered to participate in the maneuvers and will be re placed as flagship by the light cruiser Omaha in the The Nichi Nichi article continued In appropriating for Pearl Harbor America seeks to strengthen her post as an im portant base for an advance across the Americans planned construction of 555 naval planes and Continued on Page SHES SELDOM CAUGHT BY The rarely photographed Suzanna daughter of Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins is shown arriving at the Church of Resurrec tion in New where she was bridesmaid at a NEW CASES OF MEASLES REPORTED April in various forms still rage through out a report of the state board of health indicated There were more than 900 new cases reported last with the concentration in Richland and Park Cows Munch Statehouse Lawn Grass as Farmers Spur FeedLoan Action DBS April and A couple of reddishbrown munched their first good meal in months off the statehouse lawn to day unmindful of dirty looks from irate caretakers and specu lative window peeking by They were there in protest legislative inaction to a Farmers Holiday association demand for to feed starring Farmers Johnson and Will who put the cows there to pointed to bones protruding from odd angles of Bossy and Pink and said conditions with the rest of their flock were just about as Look at said whitehaired and stooped from years of Just look at They havent had a good meal in Three of my horses starved to Now one of my cows has I Continued on Page ODD FELLOWS AND REBEKAHS WILL OBSERVE ANNIVERSARY Almost Anyone Might Be Kin of Mae Wests 116th Anniversary of Founding of Lodge in America to Be Noted With Program Several hundred Butte Odd Fel lows and Rebekahs tonight will cele brate the 116th anniversary of the founding of the order in The main addresses will be by i Westlake of grand master el the Montana grand and Sarah Wills of vice president of the Rebekah assembly of Three Odd Fellow units and three Rebekah chapters will take part at Enterprise They are 8 38 40 Miriam 2 Silver Leaf and There be a program ol musical numbers and a Odd Fellowship was founded in America by Thomas April at He was as sisted by John John John Cheatham and Richard Rush They had been members of the order in The original received from was issued to Washington lodge Lodges are now found in ail of the North American continent and nine foreign Visiting members have been in vited to attend tonights Those in charge are Fidelity Jack Harry Johns Colusa Peter Richards En terprise Thomas Hoon Ed William Toy Silver Leaf Helen Low May Hoon Martha Myrtle Rena Emily April national pastime investigating the private life of Mae given an additional fillip tonight when a revue comedian all of a sudden discovered that maybe he is Maes once It Is a little confusing as told by Marty erstwhile comic in Roberta and now a vaude ville master of but if the facts are as stated several limbs have been added to the West family Put your mind to it and every thing will come out May married Mae Wallace in Mae Wallace thus became Mae She was born Maizie Willitis and superior court records show she divorced May Marty that is in Chi cago in She got the divorce under the name of Mary Lets start a new This Mae May was sister of one Frank Frank Wallace was born Mike Mike had another brother whose given name was This Frank later changed his name to Continued on Page FLIES SWEEP THIGH CORE OF OLD BIDING Dome Collapses Hour and Half After Discovery of the Blaze in DAMAGE ESTIMATED MILLION AND HALF Dust Patch Still Dry as Powder Keg While 31 Are Treated for Dust Pneumonia in Southeastern Other Sections Get Thousands Attracted to Scene as Flames Roar Through April A raging apparently starting in the to night threatened destruction of the historic state capitol The dome collapsed an hour and a half after the flames were Flames licked through the core of the 60yearold mostly wooden building and ravaged chambers of the senate and house of the second floor of All Salems fire fighting equip Contlnued on Page By BUTTE TOAIDHN to Be Sought as Fund to Finance Summer Camp for To bring health and happiness to number of undernourished and underprivileged children of the community by providing for them a pleasant summer at tended by licensed trained nurses and competent the Butte Lions club last night launched a finance campaign to ob tain That sum will be required to oper ate the camp for at least six weeks and to carry on a corrective cam removal of diseased or the correction of eyes anc other medical treatments that may be necessary throughout the balance of the which will insure i health to I The campaign was launched with j Continued on Page D E N V E April April snowstorm that threatened to set a new moisture record con tinued to pelt Denver tonight while a pair of workmen were lost In the ilccp drifts of the Black Forest near Colorado Springs and a fresh swirl of dust lashed a tiny strip In Southeastern The storm tonight had Marooned families near Colorado Springs Made travel Inadvisable by car throughout Northeastern Colorado and on mountain and a number of highways were Closed schools In many rural communities and at Caused 81 automobile accidents In Denver and many throughout the Grounded all Tore down miles of telegraph telephone wires and disrupted power service at farm lands with more snow than at any time In 22 Searching parties were seeking Robert Gunckel and Katte malr who In the bliztafd swept Black Forest since The em ployes of the Hassel Iron Works of Colorado had not been heard from since they started by truck for a ranch to do some The searchers laid they believed the men may have reached a ranch and were All roadft were blocked north and east of Colorado Springs and Sheriff Samuel Deal said he had reports that a number of families In the Black Forest country were marooned without He was making preparations tn carry sup plies to them on At Denver precipitation in the Continued on Pago Holds Purse Strings Jap Newspaper Sees Campaign Against Far East in Pacific Maneuvers SPECIAL WORK RELIEF PARLEY CALLED TONIGHT April Storm Maroons 75 in Dancehall April a dancehall here some 75 persons huddled snow bound by a storm that blocked the DenverChey enne highway near this small The stranded travelers women and chil without sleep ing and for a time they experienced a scarcity of food and The cheerful de spite the hoped that a snowplow would roar over the highway to morrow from Cheyenne and effect their Thumbs Up New Game as Husband and Wife Race Across WEATHER Montana Fair Friday and Saturday colder east portion A crosscountry hllchhlkinf race between man and with the husband starting a day and 300 miles behind the woman and with fate handling the the bizarre development yw lerday in the landed affairs of and Robert Peck of Peck arrived here Wednes day morning via the route from intend ing to surprise his only to learn that she had departed two hoars also by the hllch hike to visit him In Bal and Olaf Olsrn of 414 West Park parents of the young yesterday morninf received a card she I ad mailed In ZD1 east of Wednesday announcing that she wag well and making good progress toward Peck hastened at once to borrow rides in an attempt to overtake his At 1 oclock yesterday afternoon he had reached according to a telegram received A little bewildered by the rrosn continent Journeying of his daughter and Ol a wellknown BulU yesterday was pessimistic about the likelihood of the two meeting Before they reach only 18 and looking about 14 years of is traveling dreswd a and there Is small ihanre of her being the parent Theyll tn have another week of hltrhhiklng In order to get back he SECRETARY President Roosevelt yesterday named the prominent New Deal cabinet member as his chief ad viser In spending the huge four billion dollar work relief Muttrrings in congress were pre dicted over the Ickes is said to have disregarded picas of congressmen in allollng Uncle Sams money FID IN FIT BUTTE Hopkins Position in New Setup Remains a Mystery April works allotment board of headed by Secretary was named by President Roose velt today to advise him how to spend most effectively the Immense workrelief Then In swift Roosevelt summoned a special group to a White House conference tomorrow night on the work program and arranged to address the nation on the same subject Sunday Membership of the sixman group called to tomorrows meeting stirred Immediate speculation over next moves In the reemployment In the number were chairman of the allotment Undersecretary Tugwell and Prank head of the emergency council and Its new applica tions and Information These three belonged to the allot1 ment But also with their workrelief connections not entirely were Harry the relief administrator Joseph chairman of the securities and former Representative Charles West of the White House liaison officer with Important The position of Hopkins was some what of a The president had named to the allotment board of 22 tho director of Hop April The new dciln alphabetical Rgencj list swelled the public works fund organi zation began to take a worki allotment division WAD was Then came the division of applications and Information Frank former Butte former chief of WAD will receive projects from DAI and pass them on to other alphabetical agencies which will In turn send them to FDR for final EyeWitness Stories of Mishap in Which Wheat ley Met Death Are stories of an au tomobile accident at Broadway and Wyoming street last Sunday were related yesterday at an Inquest Into the death of Jack one of the The jurys verdict did not place any responsibility for the The direct cause of death was fracture of the skull and hemorrhage of the verdict was Injured when his automobile and another driven by John 47 East Quartz cams together at the Inter Jack Wheatley and Donald were also in jured when they were thrown from Ihclr fathers widow of the vic tim and in the automo bile at the lime of the crash testi fied briefly under direct examina We were driving north on Ari zona Wheatley and our car entered the Inter section I could see the other auto mobi coining east on It coming Quite she Continued on Page kins had not been mentioned by There were Intimations that the president had In mind some other Important role for him In the handling of the work The selection of Ickes to head the allotment board utirrcd Immediate talk of new congressional attacks on the interior Memlwrs of congress repeatedly have criticized for his disregard of them In handling the original public works fund and have argued that under him the progress of spending was too Another The works allotment board will be made up of the heads of 22 govern mental divisions that will have a part In the The list dis closed that another division would be in addition to those which the president already had said would be set up to handle rural rc Contlnued on Page Poison Spinach Claims Lives of Two in Montana April Pot Honed spinach tonight claimed thf lives of two children Ruth her nineyearold died of a poison which physi cians said formed after they had eaten homecanned The children of a farmer living near had been III for several bnt It wag not until today that their condition became serious enough to cause Two other chll dren In the family were recover ing from effects of the same poi SILVER MEN WAITING FOR ANOTHER LIFT By united Pro55 Silver traders of the world sat back Thursday and waited for another Increase In the treasurys silver price boosted last night from cents to cents per None came and the treasury an nounced none would be forth coming Prices were bid up In all world markets but trading was Holders of sliver refused to sell until another price boost Highest Since Silver at New York was quoted at 77 cents up cents in the official and a few trades were made at 77 u cents an The price Continued on OLDTIME CATTLE MAN DIES AT 83 NEW GIRL SCOUT EXECUTIVE WILL BEGIN DUTIES TODAY Miss Lucile Skewes Ar rives to Take Over Posi tion as FullTime Official of Butte acquainting herself with details of her new I have long known of the Butte Girl Scout she and realized that it was one of the live groups of the It has a mighty fine rating at national It is my hope to have Miss Lucile 2 native of ilio same fine cooperation that was but recently of Ja1 former directors and to keep arrived yesfidv rtutte in the April one of the original mombT of the Montana Stock at his ranch acre late Only i three other charter members of the aviocbion are alive In addition to his extenMve cattle Day at one lime was president of the Na tional He had resided 1 Montana more than 70 to accept a position as fulltime ccutlve for the Butte Oiri Seoul scouts incc She will begin her duties The local organization has been without thn Miss Skcwrs has been in the Girl she was old enough to to a Brownie She graduated from that to a full professionally trained of a edged Girl Scout and then began or of makinpr it her life I lovfd ii from the she She left Minneapolis and went to two Miss Skewes was selected from a large group of highly trained appli cants at a meeting two weeks ago camp Edith locatfd on the of the Butte Girl Scout She i jjudon river just out of New was met on her arrival by several of i she completed a training in I the council members and Im i mediately plunged Into the work of Continued on Page