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Butte Montana Standard (Newspaper) - November 21, 1960, Butte, Montana Butte weather mostly Cloudy cooler occasional f Snow today. Continued Cool tonight and tuesday. Expected today 38 tonight 20. Sunday max., 45 min., 23. She Montana 0 live be thankful too 15 traffic fatality total for a a a Montana this year. 215 was the traffic toll on this Date in 1959. Vol. A xxxv no. To established 1876 Butte Anaconda Montana monday morning november 21, 1960 Home edition Price to cent Butte meat Plant Burns by Gene Kramer Tokyo apr prime minister Hayato Ikeda a . Conservatives scored a solid election Vic by Frank Quinn tory monday Over socialists who Butte s most disastrous Industrial Plant fire in More than lad put ged japanese Neutral. Uni i to in rho nil i Iron a decade sunday the Sigman meat co. Inc. Plant South of the City. Ernest n. Olsen manager of the former Hansen Plant Esti mated the loss of the spectacular conflagration would be in the neighbourhood of half a million dollars. The Plant opened last january. He said the loss in building equipment and cattle in the chilling storage was partially covered by insurance. The fire of undetermined origin a believed to have started in the beef killing room was discovered devastating flames left these Butte ruins ruins of one of the buildings lost in the one half million Dollar Sigman meat co. Inc. Fire sunday Are shown As firemen keep pouring water into the smouldering Structure. This was the old hog killing portion of the Plant. It was not in use but plans were under Way for its conversion into a sheep killing urn. Sundays fire was the most costly Industrial Blaze in Butte since May 25, 1948, when the Harrison Avenue tire repaid shop burned. Estimated loss in that fire was $140,000. In december of the same year the Western Iron works fire resulted in an estimated loss of $40,000. Other pictures on sundays fire appear on pages 5, 8 and 20. $500,000 will Idle 60 to 70 workers Blaze . Friends in Japan keep control about 10 15 . It blighted butter a economic picture. The Montana incorporated beef boning Plant also a distribution Center for Sigman products of other types employed 60 to 70 people. Olsen said he feared the production end of the Plant will be inactivated for quite a Long time. Arthur l. Sigman of Denver president of Sigman operations is flying to Butte and will arrive monday. Destroyed by the fire were the beef killing room and floor a Frame Structure approximately too feet Long and 50 feet wide. This department with its equipment was vital to Plant operations. The inactivated hog killing department a Frame Structure which with its various units was equally As Large As As the beef killing department. Severely damaged by fire water and smoke were the drip room Michael r. Mally trial in death resumes today the manslaughter trial of Michael r. Mally will be resumed today at to . In judge t. E. Downey a department of District court. The possibility exists that the trial May still be in Progress a week from today. As court was suspended Friday afternoon for the week end the state had not rested its Case against the 56-year-old Butte Hod Carrier who is charged in the june 3, 1959, death of his wife Ray 51. All of the defense Case remains to be presented to the court and the eight woman four Man jury after the state is through. No court Ity in the cold War. Incomplete but conclusive returns from sundays voting by 39,-951,119 japanese gave Ikeda a Liberal democratic party roughly 2 to i control of the ruling lower House of parliament. With fewer than too of the 467 seats undecided the Liberal democrats had elected 271, socialists 133, Middle of the Road democratic socialists 9 and communists 3. The communists were expected to claim a major gain on the basis of boosting their House strength from i to 3. The three reds won with Small margins. A final returns will determine whether the conservatives make the numerical gains asked by Ikeda As a mandate for the u. Security pact. The conservatives had 283 deputies in the old House and the socialists had 122 seats. Ikeda easily won election in hit own constituency As did two former prime ministers Nobusuke Rishi and Shigeru Yoshida and foreign minister Zentaro Kosaka. The socialists who had been resigned to the minority role were encouraged by the returns. They had stopped their previous strength by winning Back some of the seats lost to the democratic socialists in a 1959 split Over the old line socialists a pro Moscow leanings. Ikeda dissolved parliament last month and specifically asked for a boost in the Liberal democrats a. Will be held thursday Friday ulus Ai us a a Uriu Ftp sunday. It May not be House membership As a mandate w Ann pm Sylble to sen it i the Cas to the of support for the Security treaty Vav est and connected to the killing jury a the three Days of wooing that provides for american bases in Japan for another decade. Police open probe after five jewelry Worth Hen found burned in Auto stolen about $1,000 in jewelry was taken Pikeville. By. Api a state struggle to try to he said. So Quot a after Bunyan a Ivr a a Ali whole say Quot a us h8dnf a in 7r? he font window police re ies a burned found in a near Here. To a were car on a county Road sitting just As though they a just ported gotten into the4 the victims were identified As congolese knife two yanks. After Accident kills negro Leopold Ville the Congo i St. Lawrence was picked up and apr screaming congolese Sun driven to safety by the . Vice Day battered and knifed two Mem Consul miss Alison Palmer of Archie Hord owner said stolen Berss. Embassy staff Amityville Long Island . Merchandise included 28 wedding i Aher their car accidentally killed the americans were driving to floor. Processed beef lost there were 300 head of processed time in this abbreviated week. Thus far in the trial the state has presented evidence intended to beef in the cold storage unit which support of its Contention that was damaged by smoke and water. Mally caused his wife a death by the estimated value of the beef neglecting to provide her with was $30,000. Olsen said sunday proper care and medical attention night there was Little Chance the evening of May 26, salvaging any of the beef. Or. 11959. And the morning of May 8 Warren Mccullough Federal in when a doctor ordered her to the Specter with Headquarters at the county Hospital from the Mally Plant said Complete examination Home at 3201 Harrison. Of the beef would be required be states witnesses including Doc fore he could determine if any can tors and Hospital personnel have be salvaged. Testified that she was admitted the engine room located be to the Hospital in a state of Semi Montana Farmer found slain woman quizzed Cut Bank a a 71-year-old tenant Farmer was found sunday evening dead from Bullet wounds from a .22 Caliper Rifle. The Farmer Maynard m. Bar re a find riven no roil Ratliff about 24, found be mantis Ami to wristwatches. I Bost a so x Rayed o de Hind he wheel Hopkins. It he bands Hord .tmin.ih, ,.7k. F1, of 1 about 24 Denver Yates about 25 Termine 110 part acc 01 m0 3l tent to run no n.l1 of. A a a a Harmond Robinson about 35 and a Ailo wristwatches three1� negro cyclist. The congos set Leopold Ville s Airport to see off �ha1 in a head a a a a a i re ported were Diamond sets. It marked the second time in four was seriously threatened. Avn a a 4uo.vrs o. In the dac11 8011 . Military attache it. Col. E3sy previously made off with nearly beaten As he covered the Retreat Edward Dannemiller and his wife of three others in the car include fled unhurt from the car after it spot fire quelled in Shaft ing an american would indicate the Man had been Louie Hopkins about a a Call said there was a possibility of foul play because of the a Way area of Pike county. $1,500 in watches rings and other the bodies were in the trooper Lonnie i each said state jewelry. A with All the heat it seems police were called about 8 20 a in. Other attempts at sunday morn to tiered a have Ben some sort of sunday and informed a car had ing burglaries were indicated in been found with the bodies inside the business District officers said. At the head of Greasy Creek 17 windows were found broken in the Miles Southeast of Here. Esther Riley Ladie apparel shop fire to the car after the amen Deputy undersecretary of state West.,of a Oral a units suffered eng cons Rusness cans fled i j. It considerable smoke and water fractures of the upper Bones of and barn. Police said he had been cans fled. Loy w. Henderson who was . Smoke and water fractures 01 ice upper dunes or shot several times. Embassy political officer Frank eng after a two Day visit to the office records and other Bot police sunday night questioned months the store had been Burg-1 cackled of Wilkes Barre pa., congolese capital. Lamed in such a fashion. Burglars was stabbed in the Back Andi . Military attache valuable Plant papers were re were bruised that she was in a Barnevy a housekeeper Norma moved before that part of the Plant dehydrated and generally untended Tarp i rho i 45 Anh Arra Nova ing from deep Shock. The full plan of defense remains a boning room and the inspect unknown at this stage of the trial. Montana weather Call said the car had a tangled 113 w. Park Stockman a bar 28 a member of the military at As not serious off the Road with no Impact a e. Park and Monogram bar 119 tache s staff was stabbed three Carluccis wound required three Down a shoulder and into a Creek w. Park. Nothing was reported times and received numerous stitches. An Une rican woman. Was surrounded by More than 20. A Law a a a a live Caducci then fled the angry shouting knife wielding congolese tors office West of the main office it will not become fully apparent crowd by jumping aboard a bus St. Lawrence was taken on a ais0 were damaged by smoke and until Harry c. Alley and Frank bopping Over is suit. Stretcher to to valium Hospital water and a spot fire quickly con Burgess. Mallys attorneys chief warrant officer Clyde St. Where he received a blood trans trolled broke out at one time in their time at Bat. Lawrence of new Bedford mass., fusion. His condition was described an elevator Shaft just off the Stor _ nurses patients held at gun Point in Butte Hospital Tell of fearful experience Montana Billings. Belgrade. Broadus. Butte Cut Bank Dillon. Drummond. Glasgow. Great Falls Havre. Helena. Kalispell. Lewistown. Livingston Miles City. Missoula West Yellowstone Whitehall _ High Low. 60 3846 2358 2345 2348 3345 2352 2848 33 56 41 a 37 55 31 a 3482 3645 31 43 27 50 33 43 is ii in .04 a Butte Man who held More than a dozen persons at gunpoint in St. James Community Hospital saturday night before he broke Down and surrendered to a Catholic priest was being held in maximum Security at the City jail sunday. Police have identified the Man As Ronald Strazier 30. No charges have been filed. Meanwhile the terror of 45 minutes under the authority of a fully loaded .45-caliber automatic had All but vanished sunday As Hospital personnel and patients recounted their harrowing experience. Witnesses were unanimous in agreeing that Strawick a meant business As he continually waved the automatic pistol and gave brusque orders. But they said he indicated no reason for his behaviour. It was at 7 35 . Saturday the Hospital nursing service supervisor recalled that she received a Call that a Man was on the maternity fifth floor a with a 45 minutes of terror and it was about 45 minutes later a female patient said before Strawick Laid Down the gun at the request of the Rev. James Aylward chaplain a and began no one was Able to quote the discussion Between the Catholic priest .02 and Stawick except to say it sound led like tire priest was conducting Normal conversation with the was hospitalized at the time Strawick a wife Lyla 1812 Stewart who bore a son last tuesday. The Montana East o s 11 y bed 8aid results of the a rays missing from any of the three is blows As he fled from the Cloudy monday with scattered would be known monday. Tab Lisments. Which he had been driving a now showers mountains and scat tired showers or Snow showers North and West southwesterly to Westerly winds 25-40 m p h. With local gusts to 55 . Along East slopes of Divide during monday Forenoon partly Cloudy monday night and tuesday with scattered Snow showers mountains diminishing winds monday night cooler West becoming cooler East monday highs 45-60 cooler monday night and tuesday lows monday night 25-35 highs tuesday 35-45. Montana West a mostly Cloudy monday with occasional Snow showers mountains and scattered showers or Snow showers lower elevations partly Cloudy monday night and tuesday with Snow showers mountains cooler monday and monday night highs both Days 32-42 lows monday night 20-32. The table maximums Are for 12 hours minimums for 18 hours ending at i . Sunday. A car a we were driving along a two Lane Highway when a cyclist showed up and attempted to Cross it a Carlucci said. A we tooted the Man stopped and then turned Back after he was in the Middle of the Road. The car turned in the same direction rammed into him and plunged into j a ditch. The cyclist was killed in stantly. The Plant Cannery and rendering soviet warships continued Page 8, col. I in Tyjai games. A a Laire Michael 45, and arranged condition and that she was suffer for the body ,0 be taken great Falls for an autopsy. Barney had been a resident of Cut Bank for about six years and had Farmed about 44 Miles East of Cut Bank. He was a former Lewistown resident and is survived by two daughters in Seattle. Have Man. Strawick had asked to see the priest. Butte police arrived shortly thereafter and took the Man into custody. They said Strawick in addition to the fully loaded sidearm had a Bandolier of Rifle sheets in his Possession. A 30-06 Rifle and a Box of .45 shells were found in his car police said. Asst. Chief Robert Russell said. A the was t bluffing. If it weren to for the priest something could have great Falls Hunter is Safe after Long hike Helena a Earl Shoquist 22, great Falls turned tip Safe sunday after walking an estimated 25 Miles in his Effort to Orient himself on a Hunting trip. A radio report received by sheriffs officers in Helena said Sho quist a former Seattle resident came out of the mountains near Deer Lodge and got a ride to the Powell county seat. Search and Rescue units from Helena had just reached the Rad ing Ranger station when the Hunt was called off. Shoquist a father in Law had re ported him missing after they became separated saturday morning Whit Hunting. Floods kill 25 nursing service supervisor said that mrs. Strawick fled to the nurses Amman Jordan apr floods sweeping Jordan after 36 hours of. Usu Jih Eacy rain have drowned at least lounge when she saw her husband .5 is the Interior minist Tod a gun. She we locked in the said sunday Uno Ocial e,timate8 of the toll ranged up to 50 and Many others were reported unaccounted for. Smoke flames attract crowd to miners killed Lisbon Portugal apr reports received sunday from Goa so Olvier Norway a norwegian fishermen returning from the Barents sea said sunday portuguese India said to miners a great Many soviet submarines were killed in the Iron Ore mines destroyers and torpedo boats were of Manguem saturday when a Gal observed in Maneu vers there at Lery caved in. Smoke and flames clearly Vul the end of 0c,Ober and to ginning Ible from All parts of the City during the Sigman meat Plant fire sunday attracted 1,500 to people. Of november the fishermen said submarines 2.000 seemed to play a much More Elizabeth ii and Prince Philip of important part in this exercise served their 13th wedding Annivera Queen has anniversary Luton England it apr Queen Early arrivals some women with i than in other soviet naval babies in their arms thronged the games they had observed bathroom by some nurses. Ife was then a woman patient stated that Strawick began herding everyone into a fifth boor Ward at gunpoint. There were about 13 persons including four men she recalled. Disobey Strawick one of them a woman patient disobeyed Strawick a orders not to leave the room went out into the Hall and began talking to him. J Strawick had stationed himself at the desk facing the three elevator doors. Through a window he saw the arrival of a police car and telephoned the lobby that he would kill the first policeman that got out of the elevator nurses said. While Strawick was guarding the elevators and talking to the woman patient father Aylward appeared. The priest talked to Strawick for a few moments and Strawick Laid the gun on the desk counter police said. Police took Strawick to the City jail while mrs. Strawick and her baby were taken Home. The Strawick infant was one of eight new ii of Nursery it fee tune. Bus wreck kills 32 Guayaquil Ecuador a thirty two persons were killed late saturday when a bus carrying 52 persons plunged nearly 400 feet into a Gorge near Paraje 140 Miles South of this City. Western authorities credit the soviet Union with the worlds big about dangerous District. Jul was not Long however before police and sheriffs deputies blocked off roads leading biggest submarine Fleet into the area and then cleared the ,500 of various types danger zone. Many people sat on the slopes of Timber Butte to watch the fire. Authorities said sunday night people fail to realize dangers involved in such a fire. Montana Power co. Crews Cut Power from High tension lines Ini the area but some lines were re j Frank j. Hughes District Mana quire to provide Power for fire Ger for Western Union and a Resi War Isary sunday at the country estate i of sir Harold and lady Zia wern. Her in Bedfordshire. The Queen and her husband attended morning service at the 12th Century anglican Church in Luton. Frank Hughes 59, who Rose from messenger to we manager Dies sprinkling systems. Customers Light up display customers can Light up window display themselves at Watt co., Tulsa okla after to at night lights go off automatically. But there a a Pushbutton outside. Light up your rental business profits by advertising regularly in the Standard Post want and pages the proven Way. Call 5451 today for information on our special 7-Day rates. Result and on Flat 4 rms. Clean Good locator. Oom m. We my a Mia one firefighter Hurt another victim of smoke two firemen were felled fighting the Sigman meat Plant Blaze sunday. Patrick stretch chief of the Boulevard Volunteer dept., was a victim of the billowing smoke swirling around the Plant. He was Given resuscitation at the scene and taken to his Home. John Mcginley City fireman Dent of Butte 54 years died shortly after arriving at a local Hospital sunday morning. He was 59. Entering service with Western Union 43 years ago As a messenger boy. Or. Hughes worked his Way suffered a wrenched Back. At one time the Black and Grey was a member of St smoke was so thick at the fire Church Poe no. 240, that firemen standing a foot apart United commercial travellers War Mai by to aet each Attar. Red Feather and other civic groups. Surviving relatives besides his wife include his Mother mrs. Ella Egan Brothers and Sisters in Law or. And mrs. James h. Egan and Jack Egan of Denver or and mrs. Richard Hughes of Butte and up to District manager. He held Laurence Hughes of p a atello that positron the past 15 years brother in Law and Sisters or. a ii n i i. Mrs. Don w. Parker of Denver Kohv Hift a Vrinia and mrs leu Walsh of Butte mrine h Brothers in Law and Sisters in Law 1906 he attended local school m and org t c wis it of Bill to and telegraphy school Here. And m sgt Al gtd mrs Lyman har or. Hughes lived at 847a Wiley it stationed in Germany numer Broadway with his wife Helen Ous nieces an j nephews whom he married in Butte. I the body is in Whites funeral he was an ardent sports fan and Home. Funeral services will take assisted in placing several local place wednesday morning it 9 30, football players in colleges. He with requiem mass in sacred heart Patrick Church at 9. Rosary will be recited and the in the funeral Home tuesday at 8 United commercial travellers. He .. Buri missed ii wort to fee bad Orfel Flint of burial will to ii holy Erose

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