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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1939, Billings, Montana Page two Billings Gazette tuesday read of spa considers plans to prune Rolls to meet funds slash i i i has not yet decided upon method. Chicago feb. 6. P., Harrington spa unconscious flyer dives at 670 m. H. Lands safely later i Shreveport feb. Union. Clous second Lieut. Troy Keith of Barksdale Field monday dived More than three and a half Miles in a Pursuit plane at a supposed Speed of better than 11 Miles a minute before recovering at 9,000 feet and Landing safely. Failure of his oxygen tank caused Keith to fall into dive. fixed itself#3_col. Francis permanently at 500 Miles an hour. Is said monday that spa was con administrator on that basis Barksdale officers Fig ured his ultimate Speed at 670 Miles sideling two plans to prune its Rolls an hour although pointing put thai in Accord with reduction approx j such. Unofficial temperatures lit d p. A monday included great Falls 12 de Grees below Zero Havre 7 below Wolf Point 6 below Miles City 0.5 above Butto fas above and Missoula 33 i. A coldest spot. In night was fort Peck where thermometer stood at 10 Zero. Crash kills four. Saginaw Mien feb. 6.ma pore Marquette p a s a on g e r train crashed into an automobile monday night i killing Frank sax Oij 40 his wife Raye 43, and. Their daughters Frances 16. And Dorothy e. four were Only passengers in car. Five other children at Saxon Lomo in Birch run survive. Couple wed Here. A japanese couple Samuel i. Bamako of Miles City Marl endow of big Elton wyo., were mar ried by Justice of peace George m. Hays at a ceremony in Justice court Chambers of Yellowstone county courthouse monday. You Are invited to exhibition of recent paintings by Leroy Greene Greene studios 320 Stapleton building february 8, 9, 10, 11 2 p. To 0 p. Providing Relief continued from Page i weeks of bad weather Are still ahead which will mean a heavy demand on v Only one Bill provoked much Dis Cussion on general orders h. B. 200, by representative h. H. Longenecker of Ravah to create a state armory Board. measure was first killed then on motion of minority floor Leader Melvln Hoiness of Yellowstone was segregated Artim report and re referred to judiciary commit tee for further consideration. Representative Longenecker in de fending Bill. Said it had been requested to meet needs of National guard in obtaining new armory buildings. Board would have Power to finance Erec Tion of armory buildings and turn them Over to state where paid for. In general Board would have supervisory Powers Over All armory buildings. Representative a a Leuthold of Stillwater opposed Bill on grounds that Power to Issue Bonds for the1 construction of Armor ies should rest with state Board of examiners. Others opposed Bill on grounds there was Little need for army rates. In judiciary Bill will be amended in relation to. Issuing Bonds. Another measure to negotiate com Mittee of whole safely was substitute .h., 120,. Giving cities and schools authority to operate play grounds. Representative c. E. Baker of Fergus pointed out that Meas ure will allow cities to use unexpended band. And parking funds in construction of playgrounds. Al cities have done this in past said they had been doing it without Senate Bills were concurred in during committee of whole discussion. They were so 16 relat no to issuance of permanent Stock building and loan associations and s. B. 16 relating to entries of judgment by default. Both wore then massed on third Reading and transmitted to governor for has Signa sure House also killed its first sen ate Bill of session when an and verse report came out of Educa Tion committee recommending that s. B. 6, relating to abandonment of school districts be not concurred n. report was adopted and tin Sill was dead. Among. Other measures killed by committee report were h. B. 318, re Atung to compensation of members of fire departments h. A 355, which would have imposed a License on Anks h. A 300, prescribing mini mum wages for employees of liquor control Board and h. B. 330, which provided for in assistant adjutant general. A study to determine adv Sable to of establishing an intermediate penal institution for first Wermers a proposed to Senate monday. Senators Campbell j of Missoula Wann of big Horn Burke of yellow Stone and Murphy of Deer Lodge gave notice of a Resolution asking governor to appoint a three member com Mission to make a study of conditions at state prison and state Nous trial school to consider advisability of establishing a third or penal authors Salt it was agreed commission sourly would to com posed of one senator one represent Tulve and an attorney. A maximum of $5,000 would to appropriated to carry out study. commission would report its findings to 1941 As Sembly. Senate killed three measures after lengthy debate first to be eliminated was s. A 93, by senator Burko of Yellowstone which would Lavo Given supremo court justices a. Salary of 97,600 it year instead of present compensation of 98,000 plus $1,600 for reporting decisions and would have increased salary of District judges from 54,800 to $6,000 a year and increased their terms of office from four years to six. Senate adopted an. Unfavourable minority committee report on measure by a Voto of 34 to 13. Senator Burko said offered measure to improve judiciary of state. Senator Haight of Fergus opposed it on ground that this s no time to increase salaries As High As these no another unfavourable committee re port was adopted to kill h. J. A to King Congress to continue work Relief s. B. 8, by senator Burke was killed n committee of whole. It would Lave specified what constituted abandonment of water rights. Fifteen Bills were introduced and notices of 17 other proposed Meas ures were submitted. deadline or introducing Senate Bills is mid night wednesday. Senator pump in orly floor Leader said to expected n meeting would to hold wednesday evening. Attempts to kill Birls prohibiting minors entering places where liquor is sold and relating to hours of truck ers failed. Among other boils recommended for passage were s. B. 92, validating $3,000,000 Highway debenture Bond Issue two Bills relating to mileage and expenses of county officers h. B. 67, relating to police officers pen Sions s. B. 65, concerning inspection of livestock s. B. 59, deter mining qualifications of electors and Bond e l e c t i o n Sand several others. Notices included two by senator Campbell of Missoula one relating to designation of Range country other to right of Way Privi Leges of livestock being taken across Bridges by senator Kaulbach of Chouteau relating to elections of certain county off Cera by Sena Tor Tirney of Lake concerning reciprocal insurance contracts two by senator foor of Roosevelt relating to libel actions against radio stations and to reports of Public administrators by senator Smith of Lewis and Clark and others relating to terms of office of City officers by senators Waldrop of Petroleum and Woods of Judith Basin relating to old age pension act by senators poor and Mahoney of Garfield relat ing to lettering on Public vehicles a joint memorial by senator Robson of Mccone relating to banking system by senator Burke of Yellowstone relating to hours of workers in sugar refineries by Sena Tor Harlon of Blaine relating to qualifications of county officers proposed constitutional amendment by senator Pauline of Flathead rela Tive to municipal corporations by senator Waldrop and others defining duties of county officers by senator Drumheller of Glacier relat ing to transportation and disposal of pelts of game animals with particular reference to Elk and Deer. Concluding a four hour session sonata passed seven measures on final Reading before adjourning until d 30 o clock tuesday morning. New York feb. 6. In mrs. Harry Bijur sold monday had with drawn one son from a Connecticut prep school but that her other boy would remain at notre Dame univer Balty following throats their lives and herself As a result of her sympathies for striking employees of Central Park apartment House tenants. said younger son Rynn 15, had been taken from Cheshire Academy and was being kept some Planco outside of son Robert 18, at notre in my sold is n Good Boxer and can. Take care of mrs Bijur said intended to return tuesday to picket line of strikers whom hns fed and be friended and for whose wives Lind provided care in childbirth. Disclosing threats sunday Enid they had started inst november 8, shortly after strike began but thnh disregarded them until receipt lust Prodny of a telephoned warning that ill throw you and your boys into a Telegram summoning younger son Home from school on claim that his Mother was Donri and his father in attorney was dying was intercepted and a trap was set for sender. boy was allowed to come Horn with detectives posted about grand Central terminal to seize anyone might molest him. None showed up however. Ditch c o m p a n i e s name new officers at meetings Here All directors and officers of Grey Eagle ditch company were re elected for another year at a meet ing in City Hill monday night. Directors elected were Joe Atlener Gar Willis. Paul Hedrick g. S. Brad icy a n. Tellison i. W. Stevens and l. 6. Worth lug ton. Officers were elected by directors As follows St enc president Stevens vice president Willis superintendent and l. B. Goddard Secretary treasurer. Stockholders of suburban ditch company elected five directors to serve during coming year at their annual meeting in commercial club saturday. new directors Are Wayne Vaughan j. A. Miller. William lose Man sol Strecker and Jacob Allos. directors Are to meet later to elect officers. A. C. Cole is out going president of ditch company and d. F. A monster is Secretary treasurer. To buy Utility. Knoxville Tenn. Feb 6,up City of Nashville agreed monday to join with Tennessee Valley authority in a giant cooperative pro Gram for Purchase of Tennessee electric properties of Commonwealth and Southern corporation for $78, 600,000. Mayor Thomas l. Cummings Annex Mccod agreement contingent on approval of Nashville City Council after a conference hero with Tva officials. J. A. Krug chief Tva Power Engineer said Nashville s share of proposed Purchase Price was recommended at approximately $15.000,000. Smokers find Camel s costlier 4 tobaccos Are soothing to nerves to ease cold discomfort and Independence Bill for puerto Rico is planned by Tydings Washington feb. 6.w chairman Tydings Democrat Maryland of s e n a t e territories committee said monday was considering introduction of a Bill to Grant puerto Rico Complete Independence. Two years ago Tydings introduced a Bill calling for a plebiscite in puerto Rico on Independence Issue. It did not pass. At a committee hearing last sum Mer Tydings said was opposed to further appropriations in behalf of puerto Picans. Resident commissioner Sant Iago Iglesnas of puerto Rico informed of Tydings proposal to Grant Island Independence said planned to carry through his intention of introducing a Bill to incorporate puerto Rico As a territory of United states. Continued prom Page 1. Man military forces will remain in Spain after insurgent military Victory earlier monday in London Gen eral Franco was reported to have re fused to accept any peace terms from government except unconditional surrender and to have spurned an offer to negotiate a peace on basis of terms reported offered sat urday by Premier Negrin involving among other things a plebiscite by which Spanish people would elect a new government Britain and France were described authoritatively As cooperating to pre vent needless British and French envoys to Spain whom Premier Negrin of Spanish government had called to a con Ference were in almost constant touch with their foreign offices in London and Paris. Negrin was said still to have support of \ army and Trade Union leaders clinging to two strains of Hope outbreak of a general War that might bring French Aid to oust ital Lan influence in Spain or a spilt among fascist monarchical and moderate rightist elements among insurgents. Spanish president Azana and some other members of government had been attempting to convince Negrin that continued warfare in Central zone which includes Madrid Valen Cia and Alicante Only would subject its population to death by hunger or Slaughter. fall of Catalonia has put Franco in position to turn full fury of his armies his air Force and his Navy against Central Spain. Azana crossed into France sunday has set up his Headquarters at Little French Village of col Longes sous Saleve on Swiss Frontier just across from Geneva. There a Znna s daughter declared if they had listened to presi Dent peace would have been made a Long time Azana several times in past has been reported ready to negotiate a peace but his moves were opposed by both skies. Negrin heard saturday that insurgents were firm for outright government surrender. Premier Mot with his Cabinet and Azana just South of Border. Premier stood firm Lor continuing War in Madrid a in Nola Al Canto Region. Foreign min ister Del Vayo sided with Negrin there were violent words Anna and Somo of ministers left immediately for France. Sunday Del Vayo came to Perpignan where conferred with French ambassador to Spain and British minister. Diplomats said envoys held out Little Hope for any help in continuing War. France hoped to achieve some sort of truce to pen ult her to unload thousands of refugees and militia men to whom gave Refuge. At Paris a foreign office spokes Man reflecting urgent nature of nid to refugees said we have to pay now and quickly because problem cannot wait for negotiations. We Hope someone will help us before too Long because govern ment cannot stand expense very much a London dispatch said Brit ish foreign office was studying a re quest from French foreign office that Britain share expense of refugee Aid Fkan co bans truce. Burgos Spain feb. 6. In insurgent Generalissimo Franco was re ported monday to have met All suggestions of an armistice in Spain s civil War with a declaration that his terms were unconditional Franco confident o f an Early in surgent Victory was represented As feeling that any talk of an armistice was useless. His most recent direct action to end War was a radio Appeal to tie government in january to Lay Down its arms. He declared then government could not possibly win and promised on dons for All those snid were misled into fighting on government Side. Generalissimo c o u p l e d his Promise with a declaration that government leaders responsible for pro longing War would be punished particularly those Havo stained their hands with blood of their Barcelona advices reported insurgent planes flew Over retreating government troops in Catalonia monday and dropped pamphlets signed by Franco Reading i. Guarantee that lives of nil troops surrender in Good Faith will be respected military advices reported 3,000 government militiamen and s e v e r a l thousand women and children Refu gee fled from Catalonia into France had returned to insurgent Spain by Way of Irun. Seize War supplies. Paris feb. 6. Uri French foreign office monday night announced Melaure of 800 freight curs loaded with salvaged War mate rials which loyalists sought to Transfer from Anta Lonist to South Ern Madrid Valencia zone. sup plies. Including tons of dynamite were said to have been seized1 when loyalists attempted to route them across Frontier into Franco and thence by 8fia to Southern loyalist zone in Guise of regular freight. Id 1iiaie continued prom Page 1. Nowc have affected membership of House of representatives. Twu other Senate measures also were withdrawn from consideration by their sponsors. Senator w. A Norris Democrat Cheyenne withdrew Senate file 1 which would have continued authorization for state farm loan Board to reduce interest payments for Farmers whose crops were destroyed by drouth and pests. He explained Bill was covered in another sen ate measure. Senator Oscar Hlelen Republican Sheridan obtained permission to 7/ithdraw Senate file 114 which would have required former convicts to Register with sheriffs and Law enforcement officers on their arrival in any county in state. senators passed eight Bills on third Reading including a joint me Morial by senators Zoble Republican Casper and Henderson Republican Cheyenne memorializing Congress to enact authorising coinage of 50-cent pieces commemorating Wyoming s fiftieth anniversary As a state first in Union Grant ing suffrage to women. Senate also passed and sent to House a joint Resolution urging adoption of a constitutional Amend ment which would enable state to undertake construction of internal improvements for conservation or utilization of water. Senator George Cross Republican Dubols was Defeated in an attempt to Amend Senate file 47 by diverting certain Federal funds made available to state under government s wild life conservation program to predatory animal eradication on for est reserves. Bill passed on third Reading would enable Testate to receive for wild life conservation Pur poses $30,000 annually from government senator Cross argued diversion of a portion of Money was needed to permit hiring government trappers by United states Bio logical Survey to kill predators on Forest reserves where trapping now is prohibited. He said predators Are killing Large numbers of state s game. He was opposed by senator w. H. Cross Republican Douglas said that or. John Scott Secretary of game commission had advised him that if measure was amended Federal government would not approve state s enabling. Act and Wyoming would not get its share of Money available. Senate also passed on third Reading a Bill h. B. 60, by representative a. L. Zeiher Democrat re Liance requiring state liquor commission to make biennial reports. senators in committee of whole turned thumbs Down on a proposal by senator Lester Barrus Democrat Afton to require county clerks to Issue automobile License plates on basis of first come Al fit served and thereby eliminating practice of reserving preferred plates. Senate killed monday a Bill to empower state Board of equalization to regulate gasoline prices. Meanwhile House approved a similar measure on second Reading. In Light of Senate s action legislative leaders predicted ultimate Detent for More drastic House proposal slated to House approval on third Reading tuesday. Senate passed and sent to gov. Nels h. Smith for his signature a Bill ratifying an interstate crime compact among 26 of nation a 48 states. 26 states include Nebraska and Montana. compact governs supervision of paroles and parolees and provides for waiving or Legal requirements with reference to extradition from Justice insofar As parolees or probationers Are concerned. Move toward tax vote. Cheyenne wyo., feb 6. Of House of representatives moved toward final action on gov. Nelssmith s proposal to eliminate All food stuffs from 3 percent sales tax. Third and last Reading of Bill which was approved by House on a 27-to-23 vote in committee of whole last Friday was scheduled for monday s session. It had been sex announcements card of thanks. We wish to thank our neighbors and friends for their kindness and Floral tributes during our recent bereavement As Well As Rev. Werts and or. Howard Smith. Or. John Fairburn mrs. John e. Fairburn mrs. Helen Fellows or. And mrs. W. L. Nail or. And mrs. H. L. Fairburn and family or. And mrs. W. H. Queen and family or. And mrs. Fred Reintsma or. And mrs. Vernon Fricke and fax Only or. And mrs. Dale Smith and family Orvin f. Fairburn. Advertisement. Billings Marble and Granite works. Hazelton Bros cemetery . Setter Rex s funeral service Fulmer february. 5, j e f f e r s o n David Fulmer 73, 230 Wyoming Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted wednesday at 10 30 from Settergren s Chapel. Interment in mount Lew cemetery or. Mead will return to his office at 303 electric bldg. Fob. 3p. Advertisement. Smith s funeral Home. Filson funeral service for. Mrs. Martha Filson wife of pan Fillson. Will be held wednesday afternoon at 2 o clock at methodist Church at Worden. Interment in Valley View cemetery. s funeral hone established is 1898 English Luther an Church announces officers for 1939 f. L. Anderson was elected vice president of first English lutheran Church at a rec it meeting of Council members of Church it was announced monday. Other officers elected were Frank Reed Secretary Adolph Brumgard treasurer Elwood Kuschke financial Secretary of Jorgen in Benevo Lent Secretary a g. Gentry Steward ship Secretary and Adolph Peterson chairman of committee to secure an Organ for Church. Rev l. Glenn Cloninger Pas Tor of Church holds office of president in accordance with Church Constitution. Council members were elected at annual Church meeting Jan uary 27, and officers were elected by . Council members at a dinner meeting in commercial club sat urday evening. New Mexico spa fraud conspiracy trial is near end Albuquerque a. M., feb 6. Federal government s first major test of charges works Progress Aei Manl Stratton has been used for apolitical ends was near a conclusion. Monday night. Defense attorneys said they would Call their last group of witnesses tuesday after which concluding arguments win begin in trial of 25 persons accused of trafficking in spa jobs. As trial progressed it appeared unlikely senator Dennis Ca v e z would testify in defense of his sister and his son in Law. Stanley a. Miller senator s son in Law formerly was an assistant United states District attorney described . Charges of spa coercion and intimidation As entirely false testimony. Monday. defense monday asked a Blan Ket dismissal of indictments but judge Colin. Neblett declined to Grant it. He did however dismiss charges against nine defendants sleepy is right. Belleville "ill., feb. B.a nonchalant stranger walked into a tavern nere m6nday, nodded casually to two employees took $175 from Cash Box and walked out before they woke up to fact a robbery was in Prog Ress. place is known As sleepy pays $10 Fine. Albert Junkert of Huntley paid a 810 Fine when was found guilty of a charge of speeding by police magistrate Harold b., Drange Mon Day Jun Cert was arrested on Montana late saturday afternoon. Petted House would vote of measure at its morning session but an unexpected delay in engrossing Bulky Bill caused postponement of action. In committee of whole House approved by a 32-to-16 vote a Bill exempting employers of less than eight workers from provisions of unemployment compensation act. House gave its approval to a Bill which would Levy a one cent a pint tax on liquor to raise funds for construction and maintenance of an orthopaedic Hospital at Thermopolis. Continued from Nagvi Federal communications committee whose funds were withheld until Congress acts on president s recommendation that Agency be reorganized f Wigglesworth repeated his demand for a congressional inquiry into radio broadcasting and its regulation. By commission and suggested that proposal to reorganize com Mission might be based on a Hope of avoiding among larger items in Bill were 8295,000,000 for civilian conservation corps �123,404,000 for Railroad r e t i r e m e n t Board t$lm4l,wo" for civil service com Mission and $42,790,000 for Rural electrification administration. Liar i a i a in company clean up table lingerie and corsets /2 Price Here it is annual \ 2 Price. Sale of lingerie and corsets. Two tables Lull and your Choice Lor exactly one half regular Price. They Are real buys so hurry Down and get your share. Main floor Hart Alan basement where dependable Quality is Low priced and with Talon Reg. U. S. Pat. Off., Talon inc. S l i d e fasteners easy to make your own clothes when you use genuine t a l o n slide Fastener. No Bulg ing gaping packets. Takes Only a Jiffy to sew them in. Guaran teed restless various colors and lengths. 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