Havre Hill County Journal in Havre, Montana
25 Feb 1940

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25 Feb 1940

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Havre Hill County Journal (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Havre, Montana News today foreign a a National state a a county a in Cal a member a United press = Nea service Twenty paid circulation Quality a guarantees a buying Market the Hill county sunday journal weather in. S. Weather Boma Ypres i fair today hide ear no. 50 Havre Montana sunday morning february 25,1940 a saturday s temperatures Price five cents minimum minimum. >10 As boasts that nazis will win Catton s Washington column proposed Catholic Guild plan would resemble defunct Era by brith Catton Nim service staff Corrento silent Washington Fob. 24. A economic self government by Industry and labor through a system stalk or a Uke the old Blue Eagle National recovery act la Tho goal of Tho Catholic archbishops and Bishops in their recent Appeal for a new social order built on the Guild system. Monsignor John a Ryan director of social action for the National Catholic welfare conference. Says he has been trying for years to show the parallel Between the program envisioned by pop Pius i in 1931 and the program attempted under Nua. Woith modify old Mia plan what we had under Nua would he modified of course. These modifications according to or Ryan would probably be shout As follow i a Bot would get Strong representation fifty fifty with employer. By some suggestions in the associations which Drew up Industrial codes and in the Quot authorities Quot which administered those codes. The same sort of organization for economic self government would he extended to Farmers and to the professions everybody would he in some Guild or. Of you prefer Trade association. There would be a general Council of Mil the organized industries or of All the guilds i to handle their inter relationships and to furnish economic planning for the country As a whole the Federal government would have certain veto Powers Over the acts of the different groups and would exercise Tome sort of general supervision Over the whole picture. Myn system differs from italian state the Guild idea which goes Hack to the medieval guilds which grouped masters worker and apprentice together is often spoken of As a corporative society to expression is technically Correct enough says monsignor Ryan a hut done to go it mixed up with Mussolini a corporative Static Quot under the corporative state. The state Bosses the whole works Quot he says Quot thai is wholly Allen to what the Bishops were talking about. What they looked Forward to is a system in which he groups would govern a a i if item a i la to of. Of Rei Lim avg Seter instructive indeed in Hie department of Justice drive against High building costs is the picture revealed by a recent St. Louin indictment. This named a trucking com-1 Pany and its head. The teamsters Union local and three of its officials on charges of conspiracy to boost prices and monopolise the trucking Aud hauling business of the City. Central figure is Lawrence Joseph Carnie or Catanzaro Bual j please turn to Page 3 will he or wont he by Lyle c. Wilson United a Ress staff correspondent Washington feb. 24. Up a conservative democrats listened with More eagerness than Hope today for word from president Roosevelt indicating he would not be a third term candidate. Tonight at Midnight Falls the probe due in Louisiana i new Orleans feb. 2 4. Or a the Federal government tonight called for records from the Louis j Iana democratic primary election and summoned the Federal grand jury to reconvene. Assistant u. S. Attorney general Herman Rosenwald and u. S. District attorney Rene a. Vaosea announced they had subpoenaed ballot boxes tally sheets and returns from parts of Orleans new Orleans Parish and that their investigations would extend As far Over the state As complaints of irregularities warranted. Rosenwald confirmed that the government had taken a hand in boy am i Gonna have Fin a Houston Jones a Lake Charles attorney Defeated gov. Earl k. Long for the gubernatorial nomination last tuesday this extending the investigations of civil liberties and mail fraud complaints that began when Tho machine of the late Kingfish Huey p. Long first got a threat of defeat in the Jan. 16 primary. Viosca and Rosenwald called for some records that bad been sent through them alls. They called Hack into session beginning monday the Federal grand jury which formerly was scheduled to reconvene wednesday to continue its probe of alleged violations of a s. Statutes resulting from the Louisiana scandals and the elections. Deadline on withdrawal of Cand checking the voting by which Sam dates from the april 9 Illinois preferential primary. Or. Roosevelt was entered without his written consent and the appearance of has name on tile ballot does not commit him to run again for president. But failure to withdraw his name will add to the belief Here that it still is available for the 1940 nomination under certain circumstances in the Illinois preference poll he w ill he opposed by vice president John n. Garner who is going his anti third term Way Aion since other democratic aspirants dodged his invitation to come out in the open with their opposition to four More years of til new Deal. Sen. John h. Bankhead i. Ala., tonight joined the growing list of senators urging or. Roosevelt to make his third term intentions known Quot it would he better for All concerned. Including or Roosevelt. If the president would give exp Sion to what he is going to it it do Bankhead told reporters Bankhead. Whose brother speaker William e. Bankhead of tile House has been mentioned As a possible democratic candidate. A Aid he had no second Choice Quot because the people do not have second choices. A a District attorney Thomas e. Dewey and rep Hamilton fish. It., n. V., Are entered in the Illinois Republican contest which seems Likely to he a set up for the former. Mayor plot Eli la g Hardin of new York was entered with them but withdrew his name yesterday remarking Quot phooey for Republican candidates in general and practically endorsing or. Roosevelt for a third term. That creates an unusual situation in new York where la Guardia has successfully captained the City a progressive Radical and Liberal forces in coalition against tammany Hall. But tammany is also whooping it up tor a third Roosevelt term the Illinois primary is not binding hut it will Sample voter opinion in a vital slate Garner also has gone int the May 7 California presidential preference primary and. So tar without Roosevelt or other opposition. That primary is not binding either in Georgia where la democratic state f Intuit tee decide when and whether delegates shall be elected or appointed the Garner forces Are attempting to Force a primary Choice. Maryland a May i primary is uncontested so far by either republicans or democrats but they May file up to 15 Days before that it please turn to rage 8 education Board will continue deliberations Helena feb. 24. the state Hoard of education convened in executive Hesston to reach a decision on alleged faculty Dis Sun Aion at Montana state University,1 will continue its deliberations on monday. After a Brief meeting the Board went into executive session behind closed doors this morning and resumed discussion in the afternoon. Gov Roy e. Ayers sex off Rio Hoard chairman said there would be no meeting tomorrow but that the session would continue monday. Before the executive session began. Tho Hoard accepted an offer for a farm building at Havre to he used on the Northern Montana College Campus to House students. Ii was presented with ii salary claim of $6,930 by a attorney acting for mrs. A. F. Be Claire former director of the University health service education i forum due wednesday new for and pre or Freeborn will run for Senate finns claim reds offensive on Vii Puri has been halted seen about the town --4 did you see. Misplaced sign Iii drug store they Are Selling cashews for almonds and vice versa. Transient Motorist almost out of Gas pulling into service station Only to find out that ids key would t work because Hie Gas lock was Frozen and was to angry. A one of Hie daily news staff received a clipping on Quot Safe driving Quot by a minister from Colorado and tie thinks Fiat singing hymns As you drive different so eeds would lie a Good idea and so we Are passing them on to you at. 25 Miles you slug Quot i am a stranger Lien hearted is my j Home Quot at 45 Miles a nearer my god to thee Quot at 55, a i m nearing the port and will Siam in Home Quot at 05, a when Hie roil is failed up yonder i la la there Quot i and at 75 Mill you sing a lord i m fuming Luh Fli Hajj a Bua hmm let lip thou Arizona governor Calls charges ridiculous Phoenix ari., feb. 24. Or gov. It. T. Jones today said Montana s efforts to prosecute Gene Buck the music copyright Boss were Quot ridiculous Quot and that he did not intend to sign papers for extradition of Buck to Montana. Buck president of the amort can society of composers authors and publishers is wanted in Montana on charges that a8cap tried to extort Money from radio stations Heaters and other music users of that state. Quot i have not received a formal request for extradition but the charges against Buck seem ridiculous Quot said the governor. Quot i done to believe he has anything to worry about in the Way of being Buck was free on $750 bail reduced from $10,000. A hearing on a fugitive warrant against him will be heard March 5. In Helena mont., gov. Roy e. Ayers of Montana indicated he would Rule tuesday on a request for Buck s extradition and would deny it unless further evidence is presented. A we can to bring the Man an education forum is to be conducted at the Hill county court room at s 15 o clock wednesday night under the direction of the education commute of the Northern Montana Brunch of the american association of University women of which Margaret Skinner is chairman. This is to be an open meeting to which anyone interested Iii education is invited and is Tho first of a series in which ii is hoped to interest the education committee of All organizations who carry that committee. The problems which have been chosen for discussion at ibis meeting include the following i. The it cultural opportunities of Hie modern school. 2. Health education. 3. Pre school education. 4. Foundational work. 5. Tho parents share in the social activities of the school. After Brief talks on the subjects by selected speakers Tho meeting will be thrown open to All for discussion during which time everyone who wishes will have an Opportunity to air his View s. The group attending wednesday night will be asked to select subjects for the next forum. Helena fell. 21. Up atty. Gen. Harrison j. Free Bourn tinder Bond on a Federal grand jury indictment charging income tax evasion today filed a petition for the democratic nomination for u s senator at the office of the Secretary of sit ii t a. Freebourn seeks the Post now held by sen. Burton k. Wheeler mentioned us a potential democratic presidential candidate hut running for re election to the Senate where he has served is Yea i s. A butt attorney before his election As Montana attorney general in 1936, Freebourn is completing his first term in that Post. His petition said his Campaign motto on the ballot would be a a the people s Man for the Townsend in a statement issued after he had filed Freebourn said that Quot it Wheeler becomes president or vice president in november gov. Roy e. Ayers will take his place. A to. A senator should be chosen by the Freebourn is awaiting arraignment on a tax evasion charge returned by the recent grand jury session at great Falls. He denied the charge and declared today he had been a Helsinki. Finland. Feb 2\ a authoritative i a i it ii i s ii sources said tonight that the red army offensive against Vii Puii had been halted an i that the russians had suffered huge casualties one estimate was 86,000 dead a in their 25 Day drive up the Kar Liau isthmus. Finnish messages indicated a More favourable situation by the moment at least on the new defense positions along the manner Heim in although it was pointed out that the russians were put Ting More and More fresh troops into the lighting. Thousands of casualties were reported inflicted on the russians in finnish counter thrusts along the karelian front and on the Eastern Frontier. Authoritative s o ii r c e a commenting on the Power of the russian drive on tit isthmus said that it was estimated that Iii the entire offensive the red army had into from 80,Oom to 86,000 killed. Normally the wounded Are several times the number of dead in such offensives. About 3,000 russians were killed in fridays fighting according to an official communique which said 1,500 of them died in two big attacks that pounded in vain against the Manue Helm line. The second line of defences now held by the finish before Vii Puri continues to withstand All russian attacks late messages said although wave after wave of fresh red army forces were thrown against the positions around Naykki Jarvi and the Kamara Railroad station the most bitter attacks today were said to have been against Strong finnish Island fortresses in the Bay of Vii Puri particularly the islands off the coast of Koi Visto Peninsula. Bhikoo Batlivala Young parsec lawyer Speaks Here on tuesday Chamberlain wants germans to oust Hitler hearing put off by state court Birmingham England. Feb. 24. a prime minister Neville Chamberlain today invited the German people Quot to Ako the next step Quot toward ending Europe a War by ousting the government of Hitler and joining with other Powers a presumably including the United states in establishing a guaranteed Aud lasting peace. The prime minister who was interrupted three times by a peace i hecklers implied that the Allied j Powers would Welcome american participation in the eventual reconstruction of Europe but he made no direct reference to the United states. This state on fugitive when in the state Quot the theory he a a he hag never been Ayers commented. Helena feb. 24. a the state supreme court today postponed until feb. 26 a hearing on action brought by the great Falls into Germany i housing authority against the London feb. 24. a Royal into pity of great Falls Beking to Force air Force planes on a recount is passage of ordinances that will sauce flight last night flew Over permit construction on a housing 1 Kiel Hamburg and Bremen it project. Was announced today. Purdah child marriage thus system and other customs traditionally associated with India Are practically out Model or entirely non existent in modern India according to Bilic Batlivala Young parse lawyer from Bombay and London who will speak tuesday night at 8 of clock at tile presbyterian Church under tin auspices of the North Ern Branc h to the american Asso Elution of University women. She will speak on Quot land of poverty and the fat Brown miss Batlivala who has had a distinguished career in Lier native land and in England where so was educated pointed out in a recent interview that women in India have held political Posi Lions for centuries 1 in 1500 it. The women of it Tiia had Complete civic Equality j with men and by 500 b. C., they were Given further property i rights she declared adding that i j it was Only with the coming of the British that indians social Structure was changed and women pushed into the country a social and political Indian women Are second Only to american women in Tho important Public posts they hold she said since 1935, India has had sixty women legislative members and one Cabinet minister. A for child marriage it has so asserts been non existent in our Western sense the marriage ceremonies being Only betrothal ceremonies with the children returning to their own families to live until they reach marriage Able Ace. Usually when they Are about eighteen years old. Put dab made its appearance in India during what was the Middle Ages in Europe following the invasion of the moslem who were accustomed to seclude their women. The custom was never widely adopted and was restricted exclusively to the upper classes. Today it has been virtually abandoned altogether she states. Miss a Taliwala was sent to England at the age of nine to be educated fhe was graduated from the Cheltenham ladies College in England in 1928 and at 21, she was admitted to the please turn to Page 8 Sweden moves to reinforce wars spread by Bolger h unisex l pulled press sniff it or Rev pendent Sto Ekholm Sweden feb. 24. Up a Sweden moved swiftly today to reinforce her precautions against the spread of Europe a wars. The government of Prim minister per Albin Hansson took the country completely off the Gold Standard agreed to establish 1 strict foreign Exchange control throughout Sweden and called i the Riksdag info special session 1 on sunday to approve its Deli along for conserving the nation wealth and building up defense forces. A additional $22,000,000 was approved for strengthening the swedish air Force especially in fighting planes As a result of orders for defending air planer and artillery to destroy any for reign Craft that violates the swed ish Boudar As in the bombing earlier this week of Pajala soviet Russia 8 Flat denial that russian planes bombed Pajala aroused indignation in the news i papers which asserted that proof could be provided that the planes were from the red air Fleet. Dispatches from Northern Sweden said that swedish youths in eluding Public school boys were forming Home defense corps and the press indicated a rising clamor for More Aid to Finland on a voluntary basis. The new financial regulations Are expected to enable the government to increase swedish Aid to Finland. There were reports that a financial policy calling big scale delivery of Good Money to Finland might be seated to parliament sunday in the near future. The finance minister announced that sundays session would be restricted to financial questions j foreign minister c. E. Guenther who was scheduled to join Tho foreign ministers of Denmark and Norway in a conference at cop-1 Enka Gici today delayed his departure to it ii hit tonight because of the Cabinet decisions regarding foreign Exchange. In taking Sweden completely off tin Gold Standard the Cabinet decided to revoke special dispensation formerly Given to the Rik Shank Central Bank to make exceptions in connection with previous restrictions on Gold transactions for Public business. Goes choose education body Helena feb. 21. appointment of a subcommittee on education to assist the Montana Republican policy committee was announced today by e. K. Chea dle. Or. State chairman. Named to the subcommittee were g. Hoyt chairman of Shelby who will represent the Montana school boards association or. A. L. Strang. Bozeman j higher education a t. Cowan Box elder state Board of education mrs. Lillian Peterson Kalispell. Rural education c. G. Manning. Lewistown primary and secondary education m p. Moe Helena vocal education and mrs. Alice Farris Helena Parent teachers association Cheadle said the committee will submit recommendations from which will be evolved policies that. If deemed desirable will be incorporated la the state party platform. Beadle also announced that instructions for the calling and holding of Republican county conventions May 14 have been sent county chairmen. The conventions will select delegates to the state convention scheduled for May 21 at Helena. The state meeting will Boose delegates to the Republican National convention presidential electors and a National committee Man and committee woman. Shorter fishing season Likely Helena feb. 24. John Vav. Scofield state superintendent of fisheries and hatcheries said today he would recommend a four j months Shorter fishing season in Montana this year at the state fish and game commission meet-1 ing March i i i 6. Scofield said he would recommend the season extend from may21 to nov. 15. The current season opened May 21, 1939, and will j close March 14, 1946. Calls upon Providence for help Munich Germany feb. 24. Up a Adolf Hitler shouted a defiant Promise tonight Germany with the help of Providence would win the War declared that the Reich must have still greater Security for nazi a living space and warned that the a reconstruction of the world would be achieved without the Aid of democracy so toothless old Quot god did not create the world War but England alone Quot he told a meeting of 2,000 party leaders observing the 20th birthday of the nazi 25-Point program at the Hof Breuhaus largest and bes known Beer Hall in Munich. Quot i have alway had the had Luck to fight against a lot of zeros. ,. There is a god. I personally have Felt the hand of Providence. I believe in the by Providence. Providence would not have been so Long with us if it wore intended to let us lose this fight in the but Hitler speaking most of the time in a Low Calm voice made it Clear that the nazis were counting on much More than Providence to achieve their goal. In his speech he said that i. Germany a War Aims Call for Security of the Rel Chi a Quot living space Quot in Central Europe and return of colonies taken from Germany after the world War. 7. Germany a military and economic preparation for the War we or much greater than realized abroad and would guarantee avoidance of the world War collapse 3. Germany a allies and friends include Daly soviet Russia and Japan which makes the Reich Invulnerable to economic warfare. 4. Germany a leadership in the reconstruction of Europe has been achieved without the Aid of the leaders of the democratic nations and the reconstruction of the world Wilt also he brought about without them. Quot these old and ossified and desiccated non entities babble of a new order in Europe and the world Quot Hitler said Quot the new order will come but without them. Quot they Are making their demand. But we have our own spheres. Central Europe a built by us not by the British. In this territory we will live. We will not allow our life to be endangered. We will not tolerate any combination against us. Quot we demand the return of the colonies stolen from us by the capitalistic in general. Hitlers speech was a recapitulation of the nazi struggle for Power after the world War and a restatement of Germany Saims including Quot the Security of Germany and German Lebensraum and the removal of All danger from the hands of Germany a he also repeated past referee a to the Friendship of Germany with Russia Italy and Japan mentioning Italy and Japan Tho former anti communist pact partners in almost the same breath with Russia and drawing a Long cheer from his audience. But the main theme of i speech was that Germany could please turn to Page 8 Reather. Bulletin prepared by the a s. Weather Bureau office at Havre saturday. February 24. 1940. Maximum. Minimum. A 1� temperature at 5 80 p in. 3 precipitation for the 24 hours ending at 5 30 p. In. Trace barometer Reading at 5 30 a. In. 27.55 inches 933.6 Millibars at 5 30 p. In 930.6 Millibars. Sunrise today Sunset today. Montana forecast by 1\ 8. Weather Bureau fair today. 27.48 inches 7 09 a. In. 5 16 p in. Vital statistics births to mrs. Julius Millen big Saudy a daughter at the sacred heart Hospital feb. 24 marriage lha in he Don Wiget 21, Zori Man to Dorothy Benne 18, Malta l it. 24

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