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Havre Hill County Journal (Newspaper) - March 17, 1940, Havre, Montana News today foreign a a National state a a county a local a member a United Presa _ paid circulation Quality a guar a tech a buying Market the Hill county it \ sunday journal weather u. 8. Weather Borean forecast partly Cloudy sunday colder East Divide. Nea service Twenty seventh year no. I Havre Montana sunday morning March 17,1040 a a a a saturdays temperatures Price five cents 58 minimum. 38ponies win state hoop championship 116 miners entombed by Gas explosion championship is Climax to Brilliant hoop season for Havre a 1940 team a Catton s Washington column u. S. Makes plans to Settle people at grand Coulee by bit Utti Catton Nea service staff Washington March i to. A although it will he More than iwo years before anybody moves in elaborate preparations tor a vast migration Peoples to the Al and Coulee Basin a no being made now. Eventually the area made Fertile by grand Coulee water will provide Homes for Hulf a million. To hat is going now is a huge study to make Anre that the settlement will he orderly and will he bundled in the Wisest possible manner. It Only is being made by a committee sponsored by the hire us Keels a lion. In it Are All sorts Jublle and private agencies representatives the department agriculture the army engineers tin Washington state planning Council Aud state College local Chambers Commerce irrigation districts Highway commissions Aud so . Work will he Donk 81/0 w by and oko Ehi a big Point the committee agrees is that there la be no Rush about the Job the whole thing Likely will take in yours maybe longer. Probability is that the area will be developed in blocks a Little it a time there la be nothing resembling Tho Oklahoma land Rush u generation ago. In resident Roosevelt Bas haul a majority tin settlers ought to Rome from the Dum bowl migrants. Whatever is done Al Init that Only Al Tiit a third to 500.ooo inhabitants will lie farms past experience reclamation projects Lodi Cules that when one family Alt up n farm two other families get opportunities in City Ami town. Incidental in experience a a settling dust Inisi migrants in Western reclamation areas a being gone Over with a Fine tooth comb i mistakes Camii a a a avoided. La hath Al motive Ween in Chave speech while the Hatch Dean Steta politics Hill was under Debute. Senator Chavez hatches new Mexico colleague jumped up with u stirring defense the motives Hatch and congressman Dempsey Iii sponsoring the legislation. Ile waved a newspaper clipping which hinted that the two were really trying to Luke the vote Wuy front citizens mexican descent and Haiti such a hint was outrageous i lie knew both men he said Aud knew their motives were lofty. All t vide ii is funny when you know the background. A Tuvey is up for re election this year Hie one Democrat conceded it Chance to Lieut him for the nomination is Congress Luau act Spaey whose chances Are very Good indeed. Come Ca Iii Pat g ii time Aud i Tux vex can make Fine use his a defense Quot Dempsey if Dempsey does run. And there a this few senators have a tighter state machine Back Thorn than Chavez. Chavez vol j and against Tho new Hutch Bill i which riled Dempsey so much it May he the determining Factor in please turn to Page 7 i seen about the town did you see Spring House ailing getting under Way. Int orders being filled. J tall boy feeling rather Blue As missed show. Large crowd out town shoppers. Kids ii their dogs Parade. And haled Hay being hauled in Tho main Stein. Wolfers ailing Tho season at Hillcrest in Cipal course. Voting men i 88 miners rescued Little Hope held for remaining men in mine Rescue Crews Battle deadly Gas Bellaire March to. Up a Rescue Crews battled deadly gases three Miles into the Williow Grove Coal mine tonight to reach an estimated big men entombed by to Gas explosion that took the lives at least three miners. Reports from the mine six hours after the explosion indicated that 88 More than 200 miners had been taken out alive but that the others were in Krave danger. Deputy sheriff Ralph Harrison Belmont county describing the Rescue the 88 miners said that a some them were a pretty much a a there a not much Hope for the Havre a 1940 Blue Pony express for says world seeking moral basis for peace god is de a peace a . Of. Avoided hug suited for f Lster. To fial Filp i Burmm Hiim t Washington March to. Or president Roosevelt today told a world radio audience the world is seeking a moral basis for a a real peace Quot recognizing the brotherhood Man and guaranteeing the integrity Small nations. Religious Aud intellectual Freedom. J Quot today we seek a moral basis j for peace a . Roosevelt said speaking from the White halide the same program with Queen Willamina the Netherlands diplomats and religious leaders. A it cannot be a real peace if it Falls to recognize brotherhood. It Annot by a lasting peace the i fruit it is oppression stud action cruelty human life dominated by armed Camps. It cannot he a moral peace Freedom from invasion is sold for tribute. It cannot be an intelligent peace it denies free passage to that knowledge those ideals which permit men to find common ground it cannot he a righteous peace if worship these varieties Roosevelt said must in the reconstruction that follows this War and he criticized the peace makers the first world War in these words a Thise fundamentals the world did not have a True peace in those years Between the ending the world War and the beginning present . It ooh e Volt address was i made in connection with the Christian foreign service convocation and he spoke despite a cold which has kept hint confined to his study for two Days. It was not i until a few minutes before tin broadcast that his physician per-1 fitted the president to speak. Permission to Seak was granted when . Roosevelt a a temperature dropped to Only two tenths a degree above Normal. Queen ii Helm Ina said that a greater spiritual contribution was j essential in the world under its i present conditions. She expressed j Quot great interest and warm syium j Pat by in the cause Christian i missions Quot and said that renewal t strength can Only be achieved through a. Return to the a very j source christianity the new a since i have also been asked 1 to give my opinions the present i need and value greater spirit-1 ital contributions in a world sit nation great distress i should like to express my deep conviction that in our present time the very first need is that Radical renew-1 Al in the life every individual a the Queen said. A this Only can lie the fruitful source from which flows the necessary strength for the realize lion practical construction and achievement without which our world today will go to . Roosevelt expressed Confidence the ultimate Triumph for the a ideals Justice kindness brotherhood and Quot these Are the highest human ideals a a he said. A they will he defended urn maintained. In their Victory the whole world stands to gain and the fruit it is . Roosevelt said that the Progress christianity carrying a message brotherhood fait ii and Goodwill Quot and peace among men had been a met with serious reverses in the past and declared that Quot today we seem once More to please turn to pug 5 remaining ones a Harrison said As he returned from the mine. Other reports stated however that officials the Hanna Coal company which operates the largest bituminous mine in Eastern Ohio had talked to some the trapped men Over a mine Telephone. These officials thought they would be rescued. The known dead were mine superintendent John Richards Howard Sanders outside tipple Foreman and Ralph Sutton 35, St. Blairsville. A runaway Coal train gave the first indication the explosion. Obviously out control the Motorman Sieve Olexia the train shot out the mine Entrance and was wrecked. It was discovered that Olexia was overcome by Gas fumes. Quickly revived he said that us he approached the Entrance he heard a blast behind Blin and gave his motor full Speed ahead. The fumes caught up with him und he was overcome by the time the train shot into the outside air. Richards and Sanders after notifying the St Blairsville o., office the Coal company dashed into the mine hut were fatally gassed despite the the mine and the mud roads 5, iou persons quickly gathered around the pit Entrance. Huge bonfires were built nearby Hills As darkness descended to illuminate the scene and Aid rescuers. Traffic was tied up for three Miles All sides the mine delaying 20 ambulances being driven to the Entrance. Those already rescued were taken from a Shaft three Miles from the Entrance. Rescue workers were equipped with Gas masks and outside ambulances doctors and nurses awaited. There were 250 men the shift at the Willow Grove when the explosion occurred shortly before noon. Some them were working outside and an accurate Check the number in the mine could not be made immediately. One theory the cause the explosion was that Gas had Speed into the mine from an Oil Well please turn to Page 8 americas Send joint protest Back Row left to right Condi roller Taylor Eugene Anne Sophomore Edward Waterman Junior Claude Hamilton Junior Arthur James Sophomore Robert Morrison senior Robert Nelson Sophomore Francis hold Junior Adolph Hiles equipment manager. Middle Row Arthur Aune senior Jack ,, Sophomore Captain Raphael Kaka senior Charles Possenti Junior William Golden senior Ralph Coiler senior James Anderson Junior. Front Row manager Richard Pederson Robert testing Warren Harding Wallace Honker seniors. Hauge files for county attorney Gap ticket Sam untermyer Ponder senator and Farmer seeks governors office Dies at Home Helena March 17. Special Iff a a. E. Bert Kathan prominent not Job i Anni Farmer and state senator from Vii Lum Ponder county has filed for the Washington March 16. a the United states today joined1 the other 20 american republics in a protest to the British government Over violation the american safety zone by British warships that overhauled the German freighter Walkama off the brazilian coast. The a Crew tile Walkama acut tied the ship when hailed by the British warship. The incident the second since outbreak hostilities in Europe to draw a joint protest from the americas occur j red feb. 12. The previous incident was Hie famous Battle the plate River in which three British cruisers fought the Admiral Graf von Spee into the Haven the Montive Dio Harbor where the German pocket battleship later was scuttled. In their protest the american republics declared that the fact Tho British warships in overtaking and calling the 7,700-ton Iwakuma to surrender was an hos tile act within the definition Oft Hie declaration Panama under i which tile safety zone was established. Tile protect reiterated the declaration tile american rep lilies that they have i right to a keep the War away from Contin j rental Waters Quot and reiterated their Appeal to the British government to observe and respect the principles Laid Down Iii the declaration Panama Oscar c. Hauge county attorney is Hie first candidate to enter the Hill county primaries having Friday filed As a candidate for the Republican nomination for county attorney to be selected it the july 11� primaries. The office county attorney Aud one county commissioner Are the Only Hill county offices to be filled at the 1940 election due to the amending Tho Montana Constitution at the last general election making other county offices Only four year terms. Or. Hauge is now completing his third term As county attorney. A graduate the University Minnesota Law school . Hauge came to Hill county Iii 1916, living two years at Joplin. The balance time 22 years has been spent Iii Havre where he has engaged in Tho Active practice Law. At various times he had been associated with tile firm Hurd and Norris und with tile Lute w. B. Rhoades. Since the please turn to Page 8 discontinue charge Helena. March 16. the Mountain states Telephone and Telegraph company today was ordered by Tho Montana Railroad and Public service commission to discontinue an extra charge la cents a month for hand sets effective March 31. Palm Springs cal., March 16. a Samuel untermyer the new York lawyer who combined a crusade for liberalism with a Law practice that once paid him $1,000,000 As a single fee died at his Winter Home Here today Ltd to pneumonia. He was 81 age. In poor health for years untermyer took Iii two weeks ago and sons and daughter were nomination for governor democratic ticket. He is a member Conrail Lodge no. 80, a. F. A a. M. And a member Ponder chapter no. 21, Royal Arch masons lie leis one son and two grandchildren. Or. Kathan is the present state senator from Ponder county and previously served in the lower House. Years several seriously his two summoned hastily from new York. Two Days ago pneumonia set in and he was placed under an oxygen tent. He was in a Conia when death occurred at 3 clock this afternoon. Death the tamed lawyer ended a Brilliant career that ranged from securing Geraldine Parral s divorce from Lou Tellegan to representing William Fox in the famous Fox movie company Battle for which untermyer was paid a Flat $1,000,000 for three months work. Untermyer was born in Lynchburg va., june 6, 1858, son a Virginia planter who fought in the Confederate army. He was educated at the College the City new York. As a youth 21 he had been admitted to the bar and was arguing brilliantly in court. For please turn to Page 5 Liv Ingston March in. Up a the Havre Blue ponies Clung tenaciously to a big but dwindling first half margin Here tonight to defeat the Anaconda copperheads 34 to 29, and become Montana a first undisputed High school basketball champions since 1938. Coming after a dramatic second half in which the copperheads fought doggedly to overcome a 26-10 first half deficit the Victory permitted the Blue ponies to Climax a great hoop season by adding the state title to their big 16 and Northern division class a honors a real feat in state basketball records since Confer a a enc winners often have fallen in tourney playoffs. Havre a win split the state and class b titles Between Northern and Southern Montana for big Timber had Defeated Shelby i Northern b titlist 35 to 25, to j Annex the class b Crown. Bui Jenkins tile Southern i class a Champion copperheads almost derailed the Blue ponies i title drive in the final minutes to-1 night. Jenkins scored More than twice As Many Points As the whole Havre team in the fourth Quarter tallying eight while Oreen Ough Anaconda contributed two. Havre saw its 16-Point margin begin to dwindle As the second half opened. Anaconda stiffened its defense and started hitting Hie Basket but the Blue ponies were Iii the 31 to 19, at the close the third period. Then Jenkins went to work. He scored a Field goal to Start the final Quarter and Greenough tacked two free throws. Jenkins scored again und with More than four minutes remaining Havre lost its spark. Ray Kuka personals. J Jenkins scored again hut Aune converted a foul for Havre and the score stood 32-25. Jenkins dropped his third Field goal the Quarter but Bill Golden matched it with Havre s Only Basket the period. It was followed immediately by Jenkins final Effort and the game ended with Havre working desperately to control the Ball. But if the last period was All Anaconda the Early minutes were even More so dominated by Havre. The Blue ponies started slowly but ran up a to to 3 Lead in the first Quarter. Anaconda was Unabel to score a Field goal until late Iii the second period and apparently trailed hopelessly at the half. Havre deposed the Host City Livingston As the class a Champion but no state championship five reigned in 1939, As Livingston won the class a title after dropping a contest earlier in the final tournament. A Northern division school. Great Falls was 1938 state Champion. Like Havre big Timber kept in front All the Way in winning the class b final. Paced by the High scoring Dee please turn to Page 6 Hoover replies to Fri critics Hull is Blunt in maintaining u. S. Position Washington March 16. a Secretary state Cordell Hull irked by recent expressions by european Semi official sources seeking to attribute partisanship to u. S. Diplomatic moves tonight struck out vigorously to maintain this nations position impartially in the european War. He issued a Blunt statement declaring that there was no truth in a news report from Berlin that it. S. Ambassador Joseph p. Kennedy had incurred the displeasure the British government by sending a confidential report to the state department criticizing the allies conduct the War. The German dispatch said that the Kennedy report gave the allies less than an even Chance to win and that the British governments relations toward Kennedy had cooled considerably As a result this asserted document. State department officials said that Kennedy had sent no such report to the state department and added that if he had neither the Berlin nor the London governments would have been advised its contents. Hull was More outspoken. He said a this is purely intended to be a trouble making Story. It is wholly unsupported by any irritation Bas become More pronounced recently in state department quarters Over attempts by various european propaganda bureaus to attribute partisanship in the european War to the United states in its conduct foreign policy. Officials Here have been particularly annoyed by various foreign office other sem official spokesmen to Wark acts statements by this government please turn to Page 8 Reather. Bulletin prepared by u. S. Weather Bureau office at Havre saturday March 16, 1940. Maximum. 58 minimum. 38 temperature at 5 30 p. In. 42 precipitation for the 24 hours in. Rome talks peace Paris London talk War Herr Hitler is silent ii United pres in Rome saturday night there was talk peace in Paris and London the talk was War. Iii Berlin Adolf Hitler kept his own counsel. No one could guess whether the Spring and summer would bring the Oft threatened a total War upon Europe whether peace was in tile cards. In the italian capital there was a growing belief that the european conflict was moving rapidly to a head. But Iii Loudon there was increasing pressure for intensification hostilities and in Paris the press demanded a a government to make in Rome the peace Tulk stemmed from the second visit United states undersecretary state Sumner Welles who now has almost completed the fact finding Mission which president Roosevelt sent him to Europe. Welles visited Lla Liau Premier Benito Mussolini a second time conferred with italian foreign minister count Galeazzo Ciano and will talk with Pope Pius monday. His Tulk wit ii Ciano coincided with a visit to that official s Headquarters by German ambassador hang von Mackensen and observers immediately leaped to a conclusion. Despite official denials the belief was expressed than von Mackensen had delivered hitlers final peace Aims to Welles and in the press it was hinted that tile nit1 states Aud duly might la working together for peace. Activity in the Allied capitals indicated no belief in official other quarters that peace was in the offing that great Britain and France had relaxed their determination to a smash j in London it was announced that great Britain would have 3,500,000 soldiers available by the end 1940 Aud from nuttier Ous quarters came demands for reconstruction the Cabinet into a More compact group Able and willing to push the War More actively. There was speculation that prime minister Neville Chamberlain might undertake some sort Cabinet reorganization soon. In Paris Premier edouard Naiad v. Is reported to have decided tentatively to make Over his Cabinet ii response to insistence upon my in Resolute action against Germany. The press was increasingly critical Allied diplomatic defeats in which category was included the Tisso finnish peace treaty and called for More ruthless conduct the War. Rumania with her vital Oil supplies again became a Center interest when the government Premier George tatar Sci announced the release All but 14 800 Iron go artists imprisoned please turn to Page a i Washington. March 16. a chief a Man j. Edgar Hoover said tonight in reply to congressional critics that there is no place in the United states for a National police organization such us the russian Opu the nazi Gestapo. Activities the Federal Bureau investigation Are predicted its director said upon the belief that Luw enforcement in the United states is essentially a local problem. Congressional liberals such As sen. George w. Norris iud., neb., have criticized Hoover for a overstepping Quot authority Given the Bureau and they have asked attorney general Robert ii. Jackson to investigate alleged abuses civil rights by a men. In an interview with the United press. Hoover contended that the Fri did not seek to usurp the authority local governments and sought their co operation in erecting a nation wide Barrier against a crime army More than 4,-000,000 Persona. A in this country a Hoover said a Law enforcement must essentially be a local problem. The Federal government cannot Aud should not j be expected to act As a National police organization. A in tile first place such an organization would he contrary to the principle state s rights guaranteed under the Constitution. I then too to centralize in one phase turn to Page 5 ending at 5 30 p barometer Reading at 5 30 a. In. At 5 30 p. A. Sunrise today. Sunset today. Montana forecast by in. 8. Weather Bureau partly Cloudy sunday showers Snow flurries it Divide cider East Divide Oil 26.99�?914. 27.16�?92o. 6 28 a. In. 6 27 p. In. With St vital statistics Hirth to mrs. Robert Trudell Havre a daughter at the sacred heart Hospital March 16. Marriage License Clairmont Susag 34, Havre and Gladys Estelle Barr 28, Havre March 16. Ielf3 ii Aie a to a it a Auric exclusive in this new m paper i

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