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Ogden Standard-Examiner (Newspaper) - March 17, 1940, Ogden, Utah Weather Utah partly Cloudy and colder sunday monday fair. Idaho Clearing sunday cooler in Southeast portion monday Lair. For the 12-hour period ending p. M. Saturday. . Ogden 3s 63 Pendleton Burly 34 or Butte 31 49jsalt Lake Chicago 25 45jsan fran. Denver 33 los Angeles 40 new York. 29 321 Washington 42 Omaha 27 60 Yuma s6 Seventieth 266 the associated press the United press Osden City Utah sunday morning March 17, 1940. 40 sections final edition quintet sweeps tourney for state title tigers outclass Dixie in 41 to 26 contest to capture Flag and championship fans see Gallant Orange streaks win Gonfalon by al Warden Standard examiner sports editor. Utah University Field House Salt Lake March 16 Ogden High s Classy Orange streaks annexed their second Utah Scholas tic basketball championship Here saturday night by running rough shod Over the Dixie fliers of St. George Utah s Dixieland. The score was Ogden 41, Dixie 26. More than spectators watched the tigers crush the fliers under an to track that just simply could t be Mied. Aside from the first period which ended with the teams deadlocked at 12-All, the fliers were never in the Ball game. In fact they simply bailed out under a torrid Ogden attack an attack that was one of the greatest in All Utah High school basketball history. Back in 1932 the Orange streaks downed Weber High but Only after three extra periods of play. More than fans watched the state tournament this year. This is More than 8.000 Over the record of listed last year. The Well coached tigers gained a. 38 to 23 decision Over Lehi in their first round game downed Granite in the greatest game of the tournament in the second round 30 i 28, in an overtime and then asked South Cache 37 to 19 in in Semi finals. The entire Ogden club clicked in championship form. Mistakes were recorded and Long shooting was taboo. Ogden s Peppery attack was worked from close Range with continued on Page 10-a, col. 1 governor maps finish fight in court Georgia executive cited for contempt refuses to yield Atlanta March 16. E. D. Riv ers whose office makes him immune to state Laws today pondered the possibility that he May have to run Georgia from a Federal jail cell. Unsmiling and frankly nonplussed at his arrest in Macon last night for contempt of federa offshoot of a Complex state Highway chairmanship con drafted a grim fight to Avert execution of the jail sen tence he expects District judge Bascom Deaver to impose. Technically freed the dramatic arrest at the close of a night session of several thous and school teachers in a Conven Tion plopped a crisis abruptly in the Stocky governor s Lap. He won his technical Freedom for a week by promising to return to Macon Friday to show cause Why he defies rebels governor Hobnob has t lost Powers. Dispute jolts Illinois demos governor comes from sick bed challenges party insurgents Chicago March 16. Cap feuding democrats filled the Cen Ter ring saturday in the Illinois primary election Campaign. Candidates backed by the United counsel asked the Jurist to dismiss Kelly Nash and Homer Organiza contempt citations against the gov tons were arrayed against a Riva error and adjutant general John of rebel aspirants in a Batty he should not be punished for contempt. Twice before he had appearing before Deaver avoided As state e. Stoddard. These citations came after Rivers and his troop chief defied Deaver s injunction against the military lockout of ousted Road continued on Page 2, col. 2 Frank francis1 news and views spirit of Erin ignores Snow in Irish Day Parade St. Patrick s Day was a big event in Western mining Camps in the Days when a Large majority of the timers was made up of Irish and Cornish. That was before the influx of italians austrians and others from across the Ocean. My earliest recollection of a Cele bration was the marching of the hibernian headed by a Fife and drum band playing the wearing of the with Green uniforms the men stepped quickly to the cadence of the Drums and the shrill notes of the fifes. That was when the sons of Erin were battling for Home Rule in the time of Parnell. To bring out the emotional a people must have a cause like that stimulating patriotic Fervour. Friday cloudless sky Balmy air warm Sun. That is the forerunner of Spring which will be Here officially next thursday. No part of the world has More cause to rejoice when Spring arrives than this inter Mountain coun try. Are the Days of anticipation. Glorious Days of expectation let As indulge i All that the term Spring implies. That is the Way Oast out shadows. That is the Way to live of you want to have your Faith in Ogden and Utah sealed i will introduce you to at least three newcomers who Are enthusiastic the Outlook. One is a woman and the others Ere men. The woman with keen business experience says Ogden has Excel Lent prospects in fact she places Chis City first in the state in prospective developments. One of the men is not negative in his Praise. He declares All Utah has endless opportunities to expand in manufacturing. Labor conditions he says vastly better than East or of that were better understood feg big manufacturing concerns continued on pages a new York March 16 a the Irish marched up fifth ave nue today in one of the dam pest St. Patrick s Day parades in the City s history. Fair weather traditionally associated with the Celebration failed the Irish and they moved through a swirling Snow that obscured the tall towers of the Broad Avenue and thinned the crowds of " spectators after the first two hours. John a chairman of the Parade committee estimated in Advance that would March but the number was far less the showing was Brave though. They marched up the gleaming wet Slushy Asphalt. The Drums grew Damp but they carried on. The horns dripped moisture and melted Snow ran Down the Cheeks of the bands men. Squad after squad of Ruddy faced men in tall silk hats brims whitened by Snow and squads of men in derbies and soft hats slipped past. The Snow fall thickened and still they marched and women boys and girls delegations from out of town and from the greater new York area police and firemen and Post office employees. Leading up to the april 9 vote. Injected into the exchanges wer references to circumstances sur rounding the death of f. Lynden Smith director of the state department of Public works and for Mer political aide of gov. Henrj Homer and a elaborated Allu Sions to threatened investigation by the Federal from the Camp of the insurgents captained by Lieut. Gov. John Stelle came charges that a clique of backroom Bosses had usurped control of the government while continued on Page a col. If Black Damp slows Coal mine Rescue deadly Gas hides Fate of 44 miners in closed Shaft 162 reach safety state and National units Send cars equipped to save lives St Blairsville Ohio March 16 Blanket of death dealing Black Damp tonight enveloped the Fate of 44 miners trapped by an explosion in the Willow Grove Coal mine. Two Rescue work ers were killed. Some of the 162 other miners res cued after a terrific blast rocket the mine at noon expressed fears for the lives of the 44. On the Way out we saw Mer scattered All Over the said John Toworoski 33. Harry Stan Ley declared it looks sheriff s Deputy Carl Clark of Belmont county said he was in formed 20 bodies had been found by Rescue workers who also reported hearing faint pounding behind a Rock Barrier indicating that some of the trapped men were still alive. Black Damp was believed to have caused the death of the 20 who were located. R. L. Ireland president of the Hanna Coal co., owners of the mine announced that 162 of the 206 men working in the pits had been accounted for. Most of them gained safety through an air Shaft at the head of the three mile Long or horizontal mine. Superintendent Dies John Richards mine superintend ent and Howard Sanders tipple Boss lost their lives in a daring Rescue Effort. They were killed by the treacherous Black a Gas which forms in mines after an explosion. Nearly All of the 162 were affected by the Gas to some extent. Scores were treated at an Emer continued on Page 8, col. 3j sae for end to world strife All of nothing Marion va., March 16. A senator Robert a. Taft candidate for the Republican nomination for president said in an interview today he was not interested in the vice labor paper flays a men Washington March 16. A the Congress of Industrial organizations charged the Federal Bureau of investigation today with spending much of its time and the Public Money in investigations which constituted grave violations of the the accusation was made in the c. I. O. News of the organization and was based the paper said on a study of Testi Mony before a House appropriations committee by j. Edgar Hoo ver director of the f. B. I. Hoover the publication said told the committee of a general intelligence division of the Bureau which numbered among its duties investigation of subversive activities. German airmen bag observation Blimp Berlin March 16 Man Pursuit planes shot Down a French captive balloon today and it burst into flames East of brei Sach Baden province Germany the army announced tonight. Rumania guards against rioting Bucharest March 16 a the government saturday took firm Steps to assure peaceful commemoration sunday of the death of Premier Armand Calinescu assassinated by Iron go artists six months ago As concern was expressed in some diplomatic circles Over possible repercussions from the freeing in the last two Days of 800 members of the outlawed nazi inclined organization. It was Learned on High authority that the release of the Iron guard its As a Means of furthering internal political peace was decided upon by King Carol Long before receipt of Germany s new secur Ity offer to Rumania in Exchange for certain concessions including appointment of an Iron guar dist to the Cabinet. Government circles insisted there was no connection Between the freeing of the members of the ban Ned party and the German plan which has found Little favor in Rumania. Senator King announces intentions to run again Washington March 16 senator King announced saturday night he would be a candidate for re election. Green of shamrocks and psalms overshadow St. Patrick superstition but Erin cautious Dublin March 16 prime minister Eamon de Valera officials can see nothing but St Patrick s Day eve with Green of shamrocks and Palms for Ireland sunday despite the ancient superstition that her streets will run red with blood when St. Pat Rick s Day and Palm sunday fall on the same Day. They said they were taking Only the usual precautions against Dis orders. For the first time in years there will be no processions or demonstrations sunday honouring Ireland s Patron Saint. The Irish army is too Busy with an intensive train ing program in preparation for possible eventualities to stage a Parade. And for the first time citizens of Ireland will be Able to drown the Shamrock in their own land. The Saint s Day officially has been Bone dry since the foundation of the Irish free state forerunner of the present Republic and those who wanted to drink toasts to the land s Patron Saint had to Cross the Border into Ulster. But saloons in Ireland Are open on closed in so the migration of the thirsty will be reversed this year. An Appeal to americans for Active moral support to end the dismemberment of Ireland and to extend the Freedom enjoyed by Citi Zens of Ireland to the whole of the National he referred to the Long struggle of Ireland Eire to incorporate the six counties of Northern ire land which remains a part of the United kingdom. I am confident that this task will be completed As others equally difficult have he said in a special statement. The Public will celebrate St. Pat Rick s Day sunday the state on monday and the roman Catholic Church on april 3. The government declared Mon Day March 18 a Holiday because the feast Day Falls on sunday the Church chose april 3 because that was the first free Day in the liturgical Calendar after March 17 which will be devoted to Palm sunday observances. Traditional Irish conceptions of St. Patrick and the wearing of the Green have been shaken by revelations of father Myles roman a Catholic priest. Irishmen have been told that the popular picture of St. Patrick As a Mitred Bishop wearing Episcopa vestments carrying a jewelled Pas toral staff and banishing the snakes from Ireland is full of such staffs asserts father roman were not fashioned until 500 year s after St. Patrick s death and the High Mitre for a years after his death in a. D. 461. St. Patrick is frequently pictured As wearing Green although Green has been Ireland s National Colo for hardly a Century. When ire land was deprived of her Parlia ment Early in the 19th Century the orangemen of the North and to nationalists of the South Rose to de fend their legislature. The North Erners used Orange As their Colo and the southerners used Blue. Be cause Green is produced by the mix Ture of Blue and yellow the to parties adopted a Green Flag t symbolize their Unity. There will be no shortage o shamrocks this year despite the ploughing up of waste lands As Par of the farm expansion program fewer shamrocks May be available next year however for the Wear ing of the Fob Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands above joined president Roosevelt saturday in calling for an end to world strife and prayed that Mankind might learn to see through the eyes of the joint appeals made in world wide addresses were features of the Christian foreign service convocation in new York City. Nazis claim profit As envoy s trip reviewed by Louis p. Lochner Berlin March 16. Dividends have accrued to nazi Germany through the recent visit to Rome of foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop the Best in formed German observers said tonight. They Are 1. Italy and Germany Drew closer together than Ever. 2. All around appeasement of the Balkans seems assured. 3. Foundations have been Laid for italian soviet Rappr pachment. 4. Von rib Bentrop s talk with Pope Pius Xii evoked the most favourable reaction in Neutral Spain. 5. The Ger Man foreign minister was Able to give Benito Mussolini some last minute German messages for sum Lier Welles president Roosevelt s super reporter. Buttonhole any Wilhel Strasse official these Days and he will Tell you mysteriously that next week will see the world startled by an event that will indubitably show that Italy is on Germany s Side in every Way save actually going to students Home fro Hospital River Heights girl under observation after bus mishap f. R. Points Way for moral basis to world Accord International broadcast by president Marks opening of holy week sets Forth list of ideals for Christian service Holland Queen joins in plea for peace president s statement believed foundation world organization to end War Welles report awaited for opportunity1 for Washington March 16 a president Roosevelt speaking on a world wide broadcast set Forth saturday a list of ideals of International organization without which he said no peace can be made on a lasting basis. Queen Wilhelmina of Holland also took part in the pro Gram which was held in connection with the Christian foreign service convocation in new York. A 0, a to abide by Hatch Bill says facial party financier pledges adherence of old guard Washington March 16 a Ernest t. Weir chairman of the Republican National finance com Mittee said saturday that the re publican party would scrupulously live up to legislation limiting individual Campaign contributions to if Congress believed that contributions should be so limited. He expressed the opinion How Ever that the Bankhead Amend ment to the Hatch anti politics act fixing such a maximum was care Lessly constructed and seemed intended to defeat the avowed Pur pose by lifting the present prohibition against corporations contrib uting to campaigns for Federal offices. The amendment has been continued on Page 2, col. 6 just what this event May be and what Italy May have in mind to help her Axis partner is any Oody s guess. Even those who obviously know say they Are sworn to secrecy. As regards Balkan appeasement both ends of the Axis had been working on it before von Ribben trop s arrival in Rome informed sources say. Germany obtained a russian Promise not to make any claims on rumanian Bessarabia while continued on pages col. Five treated after mishap five persons were in the Dee hos Pital Early sunday As a result of what was reported As a four car mix up at thirtieth and washing ton. Only one of the five said to be Lou Stone of 2942 Lincoln was thought to have injuries of a very serious nature. Another Accident was reported at Twenty fifth and Monroe. Two men jailed for driving under the influence liquor in connection with the accidents were Bert Mesick 38, of 827 Twenty third and Cliff Whitmeyer 26, 926 Twenty sixth. All but one of the five South Cache High school girls injured in a bus Accident in Clearfield Fri Day Midnight were released from the Dee Hospital saturday. Mar Del Lewis 17, of River Heights was to remain overnight for Obser vation. She suffered right leg and thigh injuries. The other four girls escaped with wrenched arms and legs cuts and bruises the Hospital said. The Accident occurred when the bus went out of control reportedly caused toy faulty steering mechanism and ran into a ditch. The Driver Wilford George was not injured. Those released after treatment and a Ray examinations were Ortel Stirland 16, Providence Melva Leishman 16, Wellsville Leah Maugh 17, Wellsville Muriel John son Providence. The bus was returning students to their Homes from the Ogden South Cache game of the state High school state basketball tournament in Salt Lake City. Colorado child lost in rough Canyon area Walsenburg Colo., March 16. Sample jr., two and a half years old is lost in the rough Huerfano Canyon country of South Central Colorado. The area lies 25 Miles Northeast of Walsen Burg. Sheriff Claud Swift led a posse today in a search for the child last seen yesterday afternoon play ing near the ranch Home of his parents. Daily safety sayings Dorothy Doane Weber College student says a careless Driver should be earless. Baltic emphasize neutrality goals Copenhagen March 16. A the foreign ministers of Lithuania Latvia and Estonia issued a com Munique today at the conclusion of a three Day meeting at Riga latvian capital emphasizing the firm Resolution of the Baltic states to stay outside of armed according to advices received Here Serene Jerusalem observes opening of passion week Jerusalem March 16 a in an atmosphere of peace undisturbed for the first time in four years by racial strife Cele bration of holy week opened saturday with a solemn entry into the Church of the holy sepulchre which stands on the supposed site of Christ s Tomb the procession to the Church built and 326-336 by order of emperor Constantine started from Jaffa s Gate in Jerusalem s old City. The acting roman Catholic latin patriarch Mon Signor Francesco Fellinger led the procession followed by 50 priests representing Catholic or Ders. The procession wound its Way in Brilliant Spring Sunshine through streets strewn with Palm branches while Bells pealed from All the Christian churches of the City. Sunday hundreds of pilgrims will assemble at Bethany ancient Home of Mary and Martha for a procession into Jerusalem along Hill paths through the historic Village of Bethpage where Christ chose two messengers to go be fore him to announce his entry into the holy City on the first Palm sunday. T today we seek a moral basis or or. Roosevelt said. It Annot be a real peace if it fails o recognize brotherhood. It can of be a lasting peace if the fruit f it is oppression or starvation cruelty or human life Domin ated by armed Camps. It cannot be a sound peace if mall nations must live in fear of powerful neighbors. It cannot be an intelligent peace if it denies ree passage to that knowledge f those ideals which permit men o find common ground. It can not be a righteous peace if Wor ship of god is the president s statement of that he considered some of the essential elements of a peaceful a orld organization suggested to ome observers Here that these might form the basis of adminis ration thinking should the Opportunity come for an attempt to ring about peace. Whether such an Opportunity May develop in the near future in believed to be one of the questions to which Sumner Welles under Secretary of state is Seok no an answer on his confidential Mission for the president in Europe. Queen Wilhelmina broadcasting from the Hague expressed the Lope that Mankind May learn to see through the eyes of Christ and y doing so overcome All ideas in tibents and conditions that keep men at present so widely apart from each other the first need of these times he ruler of Holland declared is hat of a Radical renewal in the Ife of every the president said before the Advent of the Chris Tian Era messengers and Mission Aries had travelled throughout the mown were common traders or soldiers seeking advantage for themselves or agents of conquerors carrying notice of invasion to come. When the apostles and disciples of Christ crossed into Macedonia and visited one after another the coun tries of the Western world they wrote a new chapter in human they carried for the first time a message of brother Hood of Faith and Good will and peace among men. Since those Days the Ideal of a peaceful world brotherhood has made glorious that Ideal is not confined to the Fol Lowers of the Christian Faith but has been accepted As a part of the philosophy of other great religions of them older than christianity and some More recent. But the Advance has not been in a straight line. It has met with serious reverses which have taken years and even centuries to offset. Nomad tribes from Eastern Europe and Western Asia required centuries of assimilation before they could understand the gospel of brotherhood. The Early Feudal Days set Castle against Castle in thousands of tiny wars and Slaughters and slavery which end continued on Page a col. 1 Farnsworth named As state . Keynoter i Salt Lake City March 16 for the Republican state organizing convention to be held Here May 18, will be p. T. Farnsworth Salt Lake City attorney and member of the National Republican program committee. Voices raised in holy City As first Palm sunday marked it is wonderful that for one Day Ous of any voice work or glory a apr Salem was that reflected not their own. It the whole City of Jerusalem was moved in recognition of the pres ence of Christ. He was the Only one who had championed the cause of common humanity who has been so acclaimed. Conquerors and despots had drawn forced shouts of Praise from those who feared but the voices raised that first Palm sunday in Honor of Jesus were inspired by deepest gratitude. Many whose lives had been touched by his Healing hands joined in the re sounding chants of Praise. It is interesting that neither the Church school nor coterie of rules led in the Praise. They were alike real that. Reflected was the City the mass of common people of commons needs and wants with common desires and longings that paved Christ s Entrance with their garments of toil and spread simple greens of the Hills before his feet. It is in cities that Christ does his greatest work today. Sanitation benevolent Laws child Wel fare youth centers hospitalization these All owe to him their exist Ance. It is also interesting that through the Ages it has been the common Folk who have made vocal the sincere notes of his by or. John Edward Carver Pas Tor of first presbyterian Church. Finns to Send party to reds Helsinki March 16. Or. Juno k. Paas Kivi sex Premier who took part in the Moscow peace negotiations said tonight that 3 finnish commission headed by him self would leave monday by plane for Moscow to work out details of Finland s new Frontier with Russia. He said that russian finnish negotiations for a commercial treaty also would begin shortly. Paas Kivi minister without port Folio was one of the four finnish signers of the March 12 peace treaty that ended the finnish rus Sian War. Republicans carry 40 Campaign to campuses Washington March 16 a the Republican National commit tee disclosed today that it was carrying its campaigning to the Cam pus enrolling students in republicans of America

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