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Butte Montana Standard (Newspaper) - November 21, 1960, Butte, Montana Butte weather mostly Cloudy cooler occasional Snow today. Continued Cool tonight and tuesday. Expected today 38 tonight 20. Sunday max., 45 min., 23. Jar Artam live be thankful 192 215 was the traffic toll on this Date is the traffic fatality total for Montana this year. In 1959. Vol. Xxxv to no. No established 1876 Butte Anaconda Montana monday morning november 21, 1960 magic land Home edition Price to cent Butte meat Plant Burns $500,000 Blaze will Idle 60 to 70 workers by Frank Quinn . Friends in Japan keep control by Gene Kramer Tokyo apr prime minister Hayato Ikeda a pro-. Conservatives scored a solid election Victory monday Over socialists who 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 unit. Sunday s fire was the most costly Industrial Blaze in Butte since May 25, 1948, when the Harrison Avenue tire repair 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 sunday s fire appear on pages 5, 8 and 20. Police open probe after five jewelry world men found burned in Auto in Pikeville. By. A state police were investigating sunday the deaths of five men whose bodies. A burned to a Crisp a were found in a car on a county Road near Here. Coroner Raymond Call said the s were being a Rayed to de i be the presence of Metal that indicate the Man had been of. Call said there was a possibility of foul play because of the a Way the bodies were in the a with All the heat it seems pc Here a have Ben some sort of Montana East mostly Cloudy monday with scattered a now showers mountains and scattered showers or Snow showers North and West southwesterly to Westerly winds 25-40 . 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 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 i it ight 20-32. The table maximums Are for 12 hours minimums for 18 hours ending at 5 . Sunday. Montana High Low Pep. Struggle to try to he said Quot but there Hadnot been. They were sitting just As though they a just gotten into the the victims were identified As Harvey Ratliff about 24, found the Hind the wheel buddy Hopkins about 24 Denver Yates about 25 Harmond Robinson about 35 and Louie Hopkins about 17. All were from the Greasy Creek area of Pike county. Trooper Lonnie Leach said state police were called about 8 20 . Sunday and informed a car had been found with the bodies inside at the head of Greasy Creek 17 Miles Southeast of Here. Call said the car had a tangled off the Road with no Impact a Down a shoulder and into a Creek bed. He said results of the a rays would be known monday. About $1,000 in jewelry was taken Early sunday from hordes jewelry store 79 w. Park after burglars broke the front window police reported Archie Hord owner said stolen merchandise included 28 wedding bands and to wristwatches. Three of the wedding bands Hord reported were Diamond sets. It marked the second time in four months the store had been burglarized in such a fashion. Burglars previously made off with nearly $1,500 in watches rings and other jewelry. Other attempts at sunday morning burglaries were indicated in the business District officers said. Windows were found broken in the Esther Riley Ladie apparel shop. 113 w. Park Stockman a bar 28 e. Park and Monogram bar 119 w. Park. Nothing was reported missing from any of the three establishments. Congolese knife two yanks after Accident kills negro butter a most disastrous Industrial Plant fire in More than Piu de japanese Neutral a decade sunday Cripp de the Sigman meat co. Inc. Plant South incomplete0 but Quot conclusive re of the City. Turns from sundays voting by 39, Ernest n. Olsen manager of the former Hansen Plant Esti 951,119 japanese gave Ikeda a mated the loss of the spectacular conflagration would be in the Liberal democratic party roughly neighbourhood of half a million dollars. The Plant opened last i t0 1 it 0lltr0. Of the rulin2 lower to nil a re House of parliament. Iary. With fewer than too of the 467 he said the loss in building equipment and cattle in the seats undecided the Liberal dem chilling storage was partially covered by insurance. The fire of undetermined origin believed to have started in the beef killing room was discovered 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 j 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 m. 111 Juu a j 5�?o flying to Butte and will arrive s Ltd apartment of monday. Michael r. Malty to Al in death resumes today the manslaughter trial of Michael r Mally will be resumed to a Zzz 3 3 Day Ai to . In judge t a House and the sociall5ts had 121 of crafts 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. 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 destroyed by the fire were court. The possibility exists that the trial May still be in Progress a the beef killing room and floor week it from to Ltd a a Frame Structure approximately too feet Long and 50 feet wide. This seats. Ikeda easily won election in his own constituency As did two former prime ministers Nobusuke Kishi and Shigeru Yoshida and foreign minister Zentaro Kosaka. The socialists who had been re de state had not rested its Case encouraged by the returns. They i against the 56-year-old Butte Hod had stopped their previous strength Carrier who is charged in the june by winning Back some of the seats As the beef-1 As court was suspended Friday department with its equipment i signed to the minority role were was vital to Plant operations. The inactivated hog killing part u ent a i Frame 3. 1959. Death of his wife. Kayi i St Quot to a a the temo Croc a xxx which with its various units was. F be Motriuc socialists All of the defense Case remains in a 19d9 split Over the old me to be presented to the court and i socialists a pro Moscow leanings. _ ,. M the eight woman four Man jury Ikeda dissolved parliament last severely damaged by fire water after state is through. No court month and specifically asked for a and smoke were the drip room Tju be held thursday Friday boost in the Liberal Democrat and cold strange departments of saturday or sunday. It May not be House membership As a mandate the Plant located immediately possible to Send the Case to the of support for the Security treaty West and connected to the killing jury in the three a of working that provides for american bases time in this abbreviated week in Japan for another decade. Thus far in the trial the state equally As Large As killing department. Floor. Processed beef lost Leopold Ville the Congo apr screaming congolese sunday battered and knifed two members of the . Embassy staff after their car accidentally killed a negro cyclist. The consoles set fire to the car after the americans fled. Embassy political officer Frank Carlucci of Wilkes Barre pa., was stabbed in the Back and beaten As he covered the Retreat of three others in the car including an american woman. Carlucci then fled the angry crowd by jumping aboard a bus blood dripping Over his suit. Chief warrant officer Clyde St. Lawrence of new Bedford mass., a member of the military attaches staff was stabbed three times and received numerous blows As he fled from the car which he had been driving. Nurses patients held at gun Point in Butte Hospital Tell of fearful experience St. Lawrence was picked up and driven to safety by the . Vice Consul. Miss Alison Palmer of Amityville Long Island . The americans were driving to Leopold Villez a Airport to see off Deputy undersecretary of state Loy w. Henderson who was leaving after a two Day visit to the congolese capital. . Military attache it. Col. Edward Dannemiller and his wife fled unhurt from the car after it was surrounded by More than 20 shouting knife wielding congolese. St. Lawrence was taken on a Stretcher to to valium Hospital where he received a blood transfusion. His condition was described As not serious. Carluccis wound required three stitches. 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 a ditch. The cyclist was killed instantly. There were 300 head of processed 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 s death by the estimated value of the beef neglecting to provide her with was $30,000. Olsen Sard sunday proper care and medical attention night there was Little Chance of Between the evening of May 26. Salvaging any of the beef. Or. I 1�59, and the morning of May 28 Warren Mccullough Federal in when a doctor ordered her to the Spector 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. 1 testified that she was admitted fr0m a 22 Caliper Rifle the engine room located be to the Hospital in a state of Semi the Farrier Maynard m. Bar Neath the kill floor and the office coma that she died without recon Nev was found Between his House West of the storage units suffered ering consciousness that she had barn. Police said he had been Montana Farmer found slain woman quizzed Cut Bank a a 71-year-old tenant Farmer was found sunday evening dead from Bullet wounds shot several times. Was seriously threatened. Spot fire quelled in Shaft considerable smoke and water fractures of the upper Bones of damage. Office records and other both arms that her face and head p0ijce sunday night questioned valuable Plant papers were re were bruised that she was in a a a Yah epee. No a moved before that part of the Plant dehydrated and generally untended Lajure Michael 45 and arranged condition and that she was suffer f he body ,0 be taken to great my from deep Shock f a a the full plan of defense remains. Rare pm had keen a resident of a boning room and the inspect unknown at this stage of the trial. R t a v f 0knnt tors office West of the main office it will not become fully apparent 111 a also were damaged by smoke and until Harry c. Alley and Svonio hic Farmed about 4 ? Miles East water and a spot fire quickly con Burgess Mally s attorneys trolled broke out at one time in their time at Bat. An elevator Shaft just off the Stor i the Plant Cannery and rendering soviet warships continued Page 8. Col. I Frank have Billings 60 38 Belgrade. 46 23 Broadus 58 23 Butte. 45 23 Cut Bank. 48 33 Dillon 45 23 Drummond 52 28 Glasgow. 48 33 great Falls. 56 41 Havre. 58 37 Helena. 55 31 Kalispell. A 34 Lewistown 52 36 Livingston. 45 31 Miles City. 43 27 Missoula. 50 33 West Yellowstone 43 13 Whitehall is Ai .04 .02 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 Strawick 30. No charges have been filed. Meanwhile the terror of 45 minutes under the authority of a fully a 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 a i Ward chaplain a and began no one was Able to quote the discussion Between the Catholic priest and Stawick except to say it sounded like the priest was conducting Normal conversation with the 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 sheels 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 Wasny to 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 up 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 Shoquist 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 hading Ranger station when the Hunt was called off. Shoquist a father in Law had reported him missing after they be came separated saturday morning while Hunting. Hospitalized at the time was Strawick a wife Lyla 1812 Stewart who bore a son last tuesday. The nursing service supervisor said that mrs. Strawick fled to the nurses lounge when she saw her husband had a gun. She was locked in the bathroom by some nurses. It was then a woman patient stated that Strawick began herding everyone into a fifth floor Ward at gunpoint. There were about 13 persons including four men she recalled. Disobeys 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. 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 arrivals in the Nursery at the time floods kill 25 Amman Jordan apr floods sweeping Jordan after 36 hours of a heavy rain have drowned at least 25 persons the Interior ministry said sunday. Unofficial estimates of the toll ranged up to 50 and Many others were reported unaccounted for. 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. Smoke flames attract crowd smoke add flames clearly visible from All parts of the City during the Sigman meat Plant fire sunday attracted 1,500 to 2,000 people. Early arrivals some women with babies in their arms thronged the dangerous District. It was not Long however before police and sheriffs deputies blocked off roads leading into the area and then cleared the 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 in the area but some lines were required to provide Power for fire sprinkling systems. Of Cut Bank. He was a former Lewistown resident and is survived by two daughters in Seattle. In War games so Olvier. Norway a norwegian fishermen returning from the Barents sea said sunday a great Many soviet submarines destroyers and torpedo boats were observed in Maneu vers there at the end of october and beginning of november. The fishermen said submarines seemed to play a much More important part in this exercise i than in other soviet naval War games they had observed. Western authorities credit the soviet Union with the worlds big biggest submarine Fleet a about 500 of various types. To miners killed Lisbon Portugal a reports received sunday from Goa portuguese India said to miners were killed in the Iron Ore mines of Manguem saturday when a gallery caved in. Queen has anniversary Luton England map it Queen Elizabeth la and Prince Philip observed their 13th wedding anniversary sunday at the country estate of sir Harold and lady Zia wern her in Bedfordshire. The Queen and her husband attended morning service at the 12th Century j anglican Church in Luton. 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 s 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 Loca i hoc. Woopie Iso 0000 Farraf of oooo Frank Hughes 59, who Rose from messenger to we manager Dies Frank j. Hughes District Mana red Feather and other Civie Ger for Western Union and a Resi groups. Dent of Butte 54 years died Short surviving relatives besides his by after arriving at a local Hospital wife include his Mother. Mrs. Kila sunday morning. He was 59. Egan bathers and Sisters in Law. Entering service with Waite in an it mrs. James h. I a an and Union 43 years ago As a messenger i Jack j.11 cd Ner a. And boy or. Hughes worked his Way is Richard Hughes of but a an up to District manager. He held Laurence Hughes of Poe a. Ello that position the past 15 years. Brother in Law and Sisters or. And i t j i. Mrs. Don w. Parker of Denver ram a Stittig and mrs leu Walsh of Butte it h Atin Rols Brothers in Law and sister in Law. 1906. He attended local schools Anco is t q wisc 0f Butte and . And mrs. Lyman Harley stationed in Germany numerous nieces and nephews. The body is in Whites funeral Home. Funeral services will take one firefighter Hurt another victim of smoke two firemen were felled fighting the Sigman meat Plant Blaze sunday. Patrick stretch chief of the Bou Levard Volunteer dept., was a vie and tele8raphy school Here Tim of the billowing smoke swirl or. Hughes lived at 847a w. Ing around the Plant. He was Given Broadway with his wife Helen resuscitation at the scene and taken whom he married in Butte. To his Home. He was an ardent sports fan and John Mcginley City fireman assisted in placing several local place wednesday morning at 8 30, suffered a wrenched Back. Football players in colleges. He with requiem mass in sacred heart at one time the Black and Grey was a member of St. Patrick Church at 9. Rosary will be recited smoke was so thick at the fire Church Poe no. 240. And the in the funeral Home tuesday at 8 that firemen standing a foot apart United commercial travellers. He . Burial will be in holy Cross Ware unable to Aas each other Jaunted in work Elta red oom cemetery

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