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Butte Montana Standard (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Butte, Montana Carelessness kills is the traffic toll for Montana 102 this year. Was the traffic ton on this Date id 1963. To Montana 8tan / and latest flood casualty list the Butte doily Post -28 missing Page 12 our 88th year no. 318 established 1876 Butte Anaconda Montana saturday june 13, 1964 entered my published m second class matter Al 2s w Granite. Butte. Mont under aet of March i. Uti Home edition Price 10 cents Scranton bids for n nomination lashes policies a a Coc doubts Scranton of Coldwater i Stop sea. Conway Baltimore. My. A Pennsylvania gov. William w. Scranton charged into the race for the Republican presidential nomination Friday Labelling the ideas of front running sen. Barry Coldwater a Quot weird parody of traditional gop principles. To the chants and cheers of his partisans and the jeers of Coldwater supporters a Scranton vowed a crusade for progressive republicanism. To going to go every place that will have me and Tell them Why i think we should have progressive republicanism and Why i warn to be the the 4v year old former congressman declared. Scranton with no Campaign manager no itinerary and 32 Days to go in the race for the nomination conceded it will be an Uphill figh. But he said Coldwater Hasni to won the nomination yet despite his towering Lead in Delegate strength. Quot it is too late now a Coldwater said in an interview with the National broadcasting co. Quot it is a desperation move. He will have to wage a costly vigorous Campaign to convince delegates pledged to me that it would be a mistake to stay with Coldwater said former vice president Richard m. Nixon was a the prime movers is getting Scranton to enter the race. The governor said he decided Only thursday night to do 90. Nixon who is not a declared candidate said in the Wake of Scranton a announcement that he was Neutral. Coldwater has said repeatedly he thinks Nixon will be his final hurdle on the Way to the nomination. The Gray haired governor his wife at his Side declared his candidacy before More than 400 people at the Maryland Republican state convention in a steaming hotel ballroom. His four Page declaration was packed with Tough talk about the Coldwater Brand of conservatism. Scran on did no to mention the Arizona senator by name but he left no doubt of his target. Scranton said the party needs a presidential nominee who can bolster its other candidates not Quot doom them to undeserved and he declared that the gop will come out of its National convention Quot United behind our principles not some weird parody on our real Scranton went from the packed convention Hall to an equally packed news conference and said he changed his mind after declaring last sunday he would not try to defeat Coldwater because a i came to the conclusion that we do not want to read Lincoln out of the party Ami that we want to have a progressive kind of pinning the parody Label on Coldwater views again without naming him Scranton said most republicans believe in Quot civil rights for All persons and their equal opportunities and Quot in economic philosophies that would move Forward both in jobs and creating the answers to Quot i think that there Are in the course of the last several months As i have heard them and he has explained them some rather weird conclusions of other persons on these Scranton said. A i believe that As members continued Page 12, col. 31 i Helena a gov. Tim Babcock said Friday he believes sen. Barry Coldwater of Arizona has the Republican presidential nomination Quot nailed Down despite Pennsylvania gov. William Scranton a candidacy. Quot there always is a possibility of someone else being chosen but i think Coldwater has it nailed Down a was the Way Republican Babcock put it. Quot i feel that gov. Scranton is a highly competent and dedicated Public servant Quot Babcock said in great Falls shortly after completing his third Aerial inspection of Montana a flood hit areas. Quot he would be a Good Quot however i think that sen. Coldwater already has Mon Tana a votes and will be the Republican Choice at the National convention a Babcock said. In Helena. State Republican chairman Mel Engles agreed saying Quot i still think Coldwater will get every one of Montana a 14 convention Montana Scop convention delegates will be chosen in Helena june 19 Choteau a Community of 2,000 which one year ago was suffering from an extended drought had water knee deep in the streets this week after the ram paging Teton River went Over its Banks. Friday Tho first car in four Days entered the town As it mopped up. A wire photo Jefferson Crest causes Lillie damage firemen will elect officers election and installation of offi cers late this afternoon will conclude the meetings of the i Montana volunteers. Firemen a and fire chiefs associations on the fourth Day of their sessions at Anaconda. The program will open with Coffee and doughnuts at 8 this morning with individual association business meetings from 9 30 to 10 15, Coffee break from 10 15 to 10 30, business meetings from 10 30 to noon. Lunch will be from noon to 1 15 followed by a joint meeting from 1 15 to 2 and installation of officers and selection of the convention site of 1965 by the three associations from 2 to 3. The closing event will be a picnic and Barbecue at 3 at the National guard armory with Anaconda and Opportunity fire departments As hosts. Four Day flood crisis appears ended by wire service great Falls a Montana a four Day flood crisis appeared Over Friday with the last two trouble spots under control. The Jefferson River in southwestern Montana crested during the night without causing any serious damage and a nigh Long Effort by volunteers and heavy machines reinforced two Stock water reservoirs which had been on the verge of breaking at Shelby in the Northern part of the state. Quot due to the steady decline of most streams further flooding during the next few Days is not the weather Bureau said in an encouraging report to water weary montanans who suffered the worst floods in the states history. The weather Bureau said the Jefferson crested at one foot above flood stage near its Confluence with the Madison and Edgar Reeder elected president of Reserve officers association respect and obedience for Law foundation of civilization state bar association told by Frank Quinn Standard Post staff writer respect and obedience for Law and order is the foundation of civilized life Edward k. Pritch a re. Charleston s.c., one of the nation s outstanding trial lawyers told members of the Montana bar association Friday. Pritchard was the principal speaker at the second session of the 76th annual meeting of the association. The afternoon was devoted to Golf at the country club and Tours of the City and Anaconda co. Operations. Hie annual meeting closes saturday with four addresses the annual necrology pin presentations to 50-year members election of officers and a banquet. Pritchard said it was the duty and responsibility of lawyers to be conscious of and to preach respect for the Law and Law enforcement. He said Quot we have Law Day once a year but that is not enough. We must preach the principles of respect for our Laws and their enforcement every Day of the he said that civilization As the present world knows it depends upon Complete respect for the Laws of the land. Pritchard speaking with the fire and enthusiasm he is noted for in his court appearances said Quot it is not necessary that we like All the Laws or the decisions that Are made no More than As sports followers we like All the rules of a game or the decisions of an Umpire. But there would be no games without responsibility of officials and the rules and there would be no civilization without the Laws of the land and our abiding by the decisions of the courts. The Laws give us the right to Appeal but not to disregard Laws because our appeals go against panels held three panel discussions were held Friday and ethical standards of the bar were discussed by associate Justice Wesley castles Montana supreme court and continued Page 12, col. 5 Portland a rear adm. Edgar h. Reeder user of Butte and Helena was elected National president of the Reserve officers Assn. Friday at the annual convention Here. Reeder is chairman and executive director of the Montana unemployment c 0 in p e nation commission. For the past year he has been Navy vice president of the 60,000-member Roa. He began his military career As an army Reserve second lieutenant while attending Montana state University where he was graduated in 1927 with a degree in journalism. He was in business in Butte for a number of years. In world War ii he was in the Nevy Supply corps and served aboard the aircraft Carrier Sangamon for three years. The ship was badly damaged in the Pacific by a japanese Kamikaze attack. The 40-year member of Roa has been Active in military affairs including the Navy league of the United states and As longtime chairman of military affairs groups in Butte and Helena. He is Montana president of the Navy league naval aide to gov. Babcock representative of the commandant of the 13th naval District for Montana. Twice he was director of rec Gallatin Rivers at three Forks to form the Missouri. The Jefferson held steady for Kay morning and was expected to drop about two feet during the next two Days. At Townsend on the Missouri 35 Miles Southeast of Helena the River Rose steadily As anticipated and was 14 feet below flood stage Friday morning. The weather Bureau said die River at Townsend would Crest Friday night at to feet As water from the Jefferson moved downstream but that would still be a foot below flooding. The Bureau of reclamation stepped up its discharge from Canyon ferry dam on the mis Souri near Helena As the Reservoir neared its capacity. Below Canyon ferry the Missouri and its troublesome tributaries continued a slow but steady fall the weather Bureau said. At great Falls battered tuesday night by the worst flood in its history the Sun River which did the damage had a Reading of 17.4 feet Down three feet in 24 hours. About 300 Homes on the North Side of Shelby located 84 Miles North of great Falls were evacuated thursday night when one of three Stock water reservoirs in a Coulee North of the Community of 4,000 gave Way after a cloudburst water two to three feet deep surged into about one third of the town and flooded some basements but the Runoff was fast. Residents were evacuated when it appeared dams on the other two reservoirs also would give Way. But the shoring up project worked and Friday morning the evacuated families began returning to their Homes before it crested the Jefferson washed out some Bridges and sections of roads in Rural areas. The flood stage of one Montana Community was lifted Friday As the first Highway Access continued Page 12. Col. 4 Ord breaking National defense resources conferences in Butte once in 1956 and again in 1959. The conferences for civilians and military Are conducted by the armed forces Industrial College staff of Washington . Reeder is married to the former Rhoda Harris Butte teacher. Their Home is at 3636 Whiteway Butte. Edgar h. Reeder Butte pays tribute to miners today Columbia gardens. Butter a showcase will be the Assembly Point today for thousands of Butte residents. The Butte miners Union will be Host at its annual miners Union Day Celebration a Day marking organization of the Union Here in 1878. The highlights of the Day will be the Anaconda co. First Aid contest starting at 10 30 in the gardens Pavilion a free dance in the Pavilion saturday night and throughout the Day free treats for children. The treats Cotton Candy and ice Cream and tickets for rides on the various concessions will be provided by the Union. Arnold Olsen Western Montana District congressman will speak during the saturday night dance intermission. His talk is scheduled around 10 15. There Are 20 crack teams entered in the Anaconda co. First Aid contest. be competing for $738 in Cash prizes divided among the first six teams. The Steward mine team is defending the championship in the biggest first Aid contest of its Type in the nation. Russia East Germany sign 20-year pact a i Moscow apr the soviet Union and communist fast Germany signed a 20-year Friendship treaty Friday but stopped Short of sparking new International crisis Over Germany and Berlin. Cautiously soviet Premier Khrushchev characterized the pact As contributing to a a peace Ful regulation of t he German he warned that the Issue can Quot absolutely unexpectedly provoke a catastrophe a the treaty specifically said soviet obligations under the Potsdam agreement with the West signed after world War ii would not be affected this treaty concerned u.s., soviet British and French control in Germany and the statement presumably Means Western Access rights to Berlin remain As they 3t6. The United states Britain and France after urgent consultation judged the pact to be Short of a world War ii peace treaty and thus As creating no new critical situation. A separate peace treaty would have meant East Germany could claim total authority Over Access to West Berlin for which the West now holds Moscow solely responsible. Khrushchev announced the treaty to a cheering audience of continued Page 12, col 5> fire destroys Belling Booths at dog track leading to rumours of air plane crash i j jul ii Pottish. Finished just As the dreams of instant riches of Many bettors went up in flames the betting Booths at the old dog racing track at 4-mile vue were ravaged by fire for Kay night Thia photo Abo by Jot Holly Standard Post staff photographer from the finish line of the track allows the fiery end of the parimutuel windows. By Dan Brown Standard Post staff writer an intense Flash fire destroyed betting Booths at an abandoned dog race track South of Butte Friday night and stirred rumours that a Large air plane had crashed. The proximity of the fire to the Silver Bow county Airport brought a flood of Telephone Calls to county officers inquiring about a plane crash. Deputy sheriff Len Bay on patrol with Deputy Walter Stocker said Quot we were on Harrison Avenue when we spotted the smoke. It was awfully Black and we thought at first plane had crashed. A Ami m mum raid Pinill by Bitt Point the Blaze from Uptown Butte. The deputies were the first officers on the scene. The heat of the flames prevented them from getting closer than 30 feet Bay said. Volunteers from the Home Atherton and Boulevard departments were Able to save an adjacent grand stand but could do nothing to prevent the flames from reducing the betting Booths ticket office and Public address Booth to a pile of ashes undersheriff Frank Harper who was at the Jamie re a office with Deputy de Mcguire when the fire erupted shortly before 9 of clock said All Telephone lines at the of continued Pate la. Col. 4 Butte Anaconda a partly Cloudy today through sunday. Afternoon showers or thundershowers today. High today 66 Low tonight 42. One year ago in Butte 79 and 46. Capitation for 24 hours ending East of Divide quite Cloudy with scattered showers or thundershowers saturday and East saturday night. Partly Cloudy sunday. Cooler Northeast and slightly warmer West saturday. Warmer All areas sunday High saturday 65 to 75, lows saturday night 45 to 55, highs sunday 72 to is. West of Divide partly Cloudy saturday and sunday with a few Light showers saturday. Slowly rising temperatures. High saturday 65 to 72, lows saturday night 40 to 50, highs sunday 70 to 78. The table maximums Are for 12 hours minimums tor la Houri and Ore City High Low Pep. Anaconda 61 37 in Billings 75 50 t Belgrade 69 38 Broadus 77 51 Butte 62 38 .02 Cut Bank. 62 51 t Dillon 64 45 t Drummond 68 43 .02 Glasgow 81 50 .01 great Falls 69 53 .02 Havre. 72 55 Helena .70 48 Kalispell. 61 52 .12 Lewistown 68 47 t Livingston 74 44 Miles City 78 51 .02 Missoula 67 47 .04 w. Yellowstone m 35 m Whitehall. 70 41 t

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