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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1936, Billings, Montana Montana Wea met cooler Puna act 3v final morning edition Wyoming vol. United press Billings Montana saturday july is it. Associated press Price five cents heat continues to destroy u. S. Crops great game of politics by Frank r. Hint. Copy Libl int. The Baltimore the Strain is great. Cleveland july 17. The emotional Strain to which the delegates to this Townsend Conven Tion have been subjected in the last 48 hours 5 of unusual character and remarkable in Tensity. No wonder they seem a Little worn and Haggard As after an almost untre ode nordly exciting Day they streamed away from the Hall and flocked t o w r a the hotels find tourist Camps they had hat about nil the could take for the time being. Kaslly swayed to begin with they have been swung by High powered orators whose rabble rousing capacity is of the first degree from one Side to the other with sensational Speed and dramatic suddenness. The puzzling thing to the observer is that they seem to cheer each Side and each orator with about the same degree of enthusiasm. The Story is an interesting one. First there came the surprising indictment of the new Deal and the Roosevelt policies generally by old or. Townsend. The beloved Leader of the movement. His was a speech that could have been made at the recent Republican convention with out changing a word. Then there came a remarkable speech from the Rev. Gerald k. L. Smith w h in h aroused the whole convention to in extraordinary pitch of enthusiasm. Smith is the self proclaimed Leader of the share the wealth movement. He seized the leadership when Hucy Long died and while his organization and his following is extremely vague he has within the last few weeks identified himself with the town Send movement become one of the doctor s chief advisers in fact the chief. Eloquent and greatly gifted an orator his speech was a terrific on Slaught upon or. Roosevelt the administration with particular reference to or. Farley. It was quite an Mac Long performance and he seemed from the sure to the finish to have every last Man and woman in the great Hall with him. And then making a highly dramatic in trance came father Coughlin who lovingly clasping or. Townsend and Gerald Smith around the shoulders proclaimed the three As a Trinity determined to fight to the death both the old parties. The speech he made was a tremendous onslaught upon or. Roosevelt whom he ones ardently supported. No such speech As that has been made against or. Roosevelt by any Republican. No one has called him Sush harsh names. No one has been As ferociously personal in attack. It was a startling thing to hear the father with his wonderful voice fill ing the Hall with such unrestrained denunciation. True he hit at Gover nor Landon too. But compared to the Savage assault on the president continued on Page 2, column 6. I notice in the Gazette the weather. Local weather report. Data for 24 hours ending at 6 p. Yesterday furnished by United states weather Bureau station at municipal air port temperature at 6 a. A. Temperature tit s p. A. 96 maximum .101 61 mean Tymn Cradure 81 relative humidity at 6 n. 63 per cent relative Iizumi Dikiy at 6 p. 16 per cent precipitation .07 barometric pressure Jit Elevation of 3570.19 6 a. M.26.43 in clips 6 p. M.26.34 inches character of Day partly Cloudy Sunrise today a. Sunset at p. Moonrise at h. Moonset a p. 11. State Wka Titek report. Helena. July 17. Maximum and minimum temperatures and precipitation n the Folio wins cities for the 24 hours ended is c o clock Friday Aithi imported Here Veir. Max. My. 1 arc. 64 55 58 72 96 .102 92 .101 .105 .107 .102 Havre Helena Kalispell Miles City Bozeman Cut Bank Glasgow Glendive great Falls cwt town Malta Poplar Cheyenne Denver Boise Calvary los Omalia Portland St. Paul .100 Sill Lake City.100 san Francisco .68 Seattle 74 or Spokane 91 63 Williston .100 68 96 .100 90 04 .106 76 Spain averts revolution spread i m gets respite l he fears revolutionary movement would in Vade Peninsular Sec Tion Are unfounded. Censorship is removed Garrison in Melilla stages uprising in seaport town of nation s territory. Madrid saturday july be tween Spain and the outside world was reestablished at a. M., saturday after the government confined a military up rising to Melilla Spanish mor Occo. Fears that the revolutionary movement would spread to Peninsular Spain where there has been widespread monarchist agitation proved unfounded. The ministry of communications confirmed that the Melilla Garrison had revolted when it lifted a drastic censorship which for several hours severed All communication Between Spain and other european countries. The ministry explained however that despite the Melilla uprising Complete Tranquility prevailed in Peninsular Spain it was announced officially that the revolt was limited strictly to Melilla. Merilla is a seaport town and com Mercial port on the Northern coast of Morocco. It is Spanish territory overshadowing Melilla is a Citadel with a Strong Garrison and extensive munitions magazines. Melilla has a population of Only about the Normal Garrison is men. Minister of communications de los bios told the United press that Al though Complete Tranquility reigns in Peninsular Spain the government adopted precautions upon receipt of news of the Melilla uprising. The rising was led it was announced officially by lieutenant colonel Ell Tella of the Melilla Garri son and the forces under his com the Minuter of Industry was pres ent at a press interview called at the ministry of communications after the news of the Melilla uprising was received. An Defeis former Navy official insists he did not sell naval secrets. Washington july two fold defense was prepared Friday for the coming trial of former lieutenant commander John s. Farnsworth who is accused of Selling naval secrets to agent of the japanese Imperial Navy. Lying on a narrow cot in his jail cell. Farnsworth outlined one of the Points in his defense. He insisted that he negotiated with the japanese for the sole purpose of obtaining employment in japanese aviation and that to never divulged american naval data. Relatives indicated another Lino of defense. They intimated it would be based on recent statements of his parents that he had been Irres Ponsi continued on Page 2, column 5.1 saved from the electric chair by a court order for a new trial mrs. Dorothy Sherwood shows Little Joy Over release from the death House at sing sing and re turn to the comparative Comfort of the county jail at Goshen n. Y., to await a new hearing. A former actress and salvation army worker she was sentenced to death for drowning her baby. W i Rem Isit 11 american municipal consultant also is slated to address convention today. Drawing up a legislative program and engineering a method to present it to the Montana legislature at its next session will form the main item of business to be transacted saturday morning by the City government Wei fare association of the state which i gathered in Friday for its annual two Day convention. Other features of the saturday morning session will be addresses by gov. Elmer Holt of Montana and Ken Neth o. Warner of Chicago held Coil sultans of the american municipal association who will treat with questions of vital interest to the More than 60 municipal officials who have convened Here for the meeting. Talks by a number of state Munici pal Otto vials Friday were supplemented with frequent open forum discussions on various problems for which solutions arc being sought by Community leaders present. During the afternoon session suggestions were made for the consideration of the Resolution and legislative committees to Ponder it today night and saturday morning. That saturday continued on Page 3, column 2. Bulk of Revenue. Third claw matter nearly a so gala during the period

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