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If n.n is 15 METAL PRICES Copper 5c Silver 1 LeadLNew York 3.00c Lead, East Louis''. 2.87c Zinc, East St. Louis HOME ITION The Stand carries th most extensive telegraph new terrk tn Montana. i it BUTTE ESTABLISHED 1870 MONfANArWEbMESDACKTORmN VOL. LXX.

No. 172. PRICE FIVE CENTS Senate Gives President Authority to Put Idle Men to Work in U.S. Forests ief Will Ch Ask Executive Con gress Enact Law to Protect Investing Public FLAT 15 PER CENT SLICE IIILHUUIIL Ull 1 I I WELL, rM Mss bum a ATTACH HADE TO WIPE OUT SIIIPER I1EST Many Clashes Reported Between Chinese and Manchu Troops Along Jehol Border and China; CHIHLlNGKOWi Jehol iProy- troops' today occupied a Chinese position inside the great wall. The.

seizure was made to wipe out a from which Chinese snipers had been firing: on Japanese on the Jehol side of the wall. Two Japanese officers and 19 privates were" killed in the Japanese sources claimed 200 Chi nese were, illed. CHANG ASSASSINATED. TOKYO, Wednesday, March 23. U1 Rumors apparently origin -atlng at Tupanr- Kirin- said General Chang PfipingV Lr The general, former military governor of Kirin province, later defended the eastern Jehol front "for" Marchal Chang" Hsueh-Uangr again-1 the Japanese invasion, SY KILLED? SHAN HAIK WAN." China, March 29.

iLB Clashes between Manchu and Chinese troops eon tinued in this area today. First Act of Three-point Unemployment Program Will From Nation's Breadline i RECORO VOTE TAKEN "Bill Goes to House Today Where Similar Prompt Action Is Seen; Proposal May. Be Law in 2 Days (U.Ri The senate today voted President Roosevelt blanket authority to enlist 250,000 men from soup kitchens and bread inesnfuthejgrfe for the-iii at government The often talkative legislative body look only three hours to 1 pass this fourth major roit the president's programWThere was no record vote. A shower with a few timid "noes," -nthtbiillitliOeusejereiil will be taken The Manchu General Chen 'Jmarnket rjLCQm BUTTE, EAST POLICY Envoy Says Peace Organi zation BungleoTTSitua Lion That Lies at Root of Troubles in China. Matsuoka Declares Manchuria Better Off Under Regime Than When aw of Politicians.

yic.zd. Yosuke Matsuoka, Japanese diplomat, charged bluntly tonight that the League of Na- tlons had "neglected the big East the -anarchy inGh4na." given in hishonotj5ythe Japanese "In the league's eagerness to deal with the Manchurian question it neglected the big question that lies at the "root of all the troubles lirtlic Far anarchy Japan's Case. Matsuoka struck sharply bak at the league during his frank statement of Japan's case on the continent of Asia. He declared that Manchuria, now Manchukuo, was better off under the new regime than when a pawn in the Chinese politico-military game which he insisted was the cause of China's, misery. "The league, apparently, was not so much concerned with the welfare and happiness of the 30,000.000 people of Manchukuo Mongols, Man-chus, Chinese, Koreans and Japanese as they were in the preservation of peace machinery," he declared.

"Peace and welfare in the Par East is the purpose of Japan, and the reason for Manchukuo." Seek Protection. He stressed the fact that since Japan established a neutral zone along the south Manchuria railway following the Russo-Japanese war in 1904-05, the Chinese had crowded into that narrow strip of territory for the protection of the Japanese against bandits. He: frankly admitted that "Japan needed Manchuria and took it." "The world knows by this time," he commented, "the economic and political necessities of Japan in that territory. But I want to remind (Continued on Page 2, Col. 1.) STAlTToTfART ISSUING OF BEER Wholesalers' Permits Will Be First Sent Out, With Others to Follow.

HELENA, March 28. tm Issuance of wholesale beer dealers' licenses will be started tomorrow by the state" board of equalization. As soon thereafter as possible, board members said, action will be taken on applications for hotel, retail, restaurant and club licenses, in the order named. There are some 50 applicants for wholesalers' permits, the fee for each of which is $150. A total of 256 applications for the various types of licenses have been received.

Although no provision has been made for such officers, several chemists have applied for Jobs as "beer inspectois." One of their chief duties presumably would be to test the alcoholic content of the foamy fluid. The board has also received letters and telegrams requesting that certain applicants be denied beer licenses on the ground they are not of good standing in their communities. LEAGUE FAR LICENSES FEDERAL TRADE SIGN TO EE General'? Blue Sky Law" Proposes Regulation of New Securities" Issues. SECRETARY ROPER "DRAFIS NEW BILL legislation May. Also En- compass Sales of Foreign Securities in America.

WASHINGTON, March 28. fT) PresidehtRdoseveir will ask" to" throw the cloak of reg a 1 at 16110 ver-tie w-sectirlt lea Issues in the ornrof a general "blue sky" law. A bill- giving the federal trade oonimlwlojipx! rnsive-. authority to enforce complete publicity 0 security transactions and to aid in the prevention of unnecessary and (Continued- on Page 2, Col, 5.) cityTHcIts plan big parade I NIGHT Torches, Music, Dances and Vaudeville Stunts Included in Celebration. With red fire and music, songs, dances and vaudeville atunU on the streets of the business district of Butte the Democratic Business and Professional club of Montana, in conjunction with the city demo? cratlc central committee, will atage a huge parade Saturday Such were the plans completed at a meeting last night of the executive committee of the club, the 11 candidates for city offices and mem bers of the city central committee.

Starting. at the courthouse at 8:15 p. m. the parade will'move east on Granite street to Wyoming; south on Wyoming to Park utreet; then west on Park street to Montana; north on Montana to Broadway and east on Broadway to the Butte hotel. The entertainers will be on trucks.

At the Butte hotel there will be speeches from "Liberty Halland additional entertainment. Herbert (Continued on Page 2, Col. 4.) Hot Wave Sweeps Eastern Montana HELENA. March 28. 'UP The mercury soared to 76 degrees above zero at Billings and 70 degrees above at Miles City today as unseasonably warm weather continued in Montana east of the continental divide.

li llin LEW HER SATURD ACTION BOYCOTT ALL GERi JEWS TO BE AFFECTED BY HUGE EMBARGO Thousands Face Economic 'Ruin in Retaliatory Drive of Hitler Forces. 'Br lt Pwbi Plans for a hation-wtde; boycott against Jcvih o- le inausturatd April 1. 'wre issued from Chancellor Hi'J'-r's Nazi headquarters in Munich last night. If 'the German government dors rot intervene, the propo'ed cm-barjjVxi; U1 affect all-Jews in Germany-children, professional men and women and others. A long manifesto announcing the move said -that the innocent must not suffer but the guilty must not be rpared and that it was formul-lated "for the defense of the Nazi party against the atrocity propaganda'' abroad.

Kconomlc Ruin. One Berlin the boycott "would mean the economic ruin of hundreds of thousands of German Jews," and another paper (Continued on Page 2, Col. 8. ALABAMA OVERRIDES REPEAL BILL VETO 'Pi Moving swif-Jy after Governor B. M.

MUIer vetoed the prohibition repeal convention bill, the. Alabama senate today overrode the chief executive's action, 26 to 7, and'sent the measure to the house where it was indicated passage was WE ASKED FOR Sponsored each year by the Butte Exchange club, the local track meet has grown to be one of the largest event of its in the state. Prizes and ppnnants are awarded Individual and school winners. In addition to the Butte public and parochial schools the Ramsay rural school also sends a team to take pan in me iwo-aay event. i Track events will follow the same plan used last year with competition for light, middle and heavyweight classes.

Entry blanks of competing individuals and schools will be received at the Y. M. C. A. athletic department.

Members of the Kiwanis club athletic Committee, who are in charge of the annual event, include John Lindquist, chairman: O. B. A.hford, H. H. Hauswirth, R.

W. Osenbrug, W. A. Sweeney, Dr. C.

Renouard, M. V. Daniel. C. Granger, Jay Smith and C.

F. Noycs. What they will jet will be mainly pretty poor gtnf but they will snuffle and thrill over it like a puppy thrown a bon for behavi Inr In the parlor." Mencken jot out of his chair, wrapped his ridiny-lo-hound coat more securely about hi impressive irirth, and walked to a window. I "Come here and look," he raid. "That's Mt Vernon place.

And-what you see In the middle of- it Continued on rage 2, Co': 2.) imm DECREE JEWISH Cut Is Maximum Permitted Under. Recent Econoniy- JiiUiisEffective. Until Next June 30. WILL SAVE S40J00J00 Reduction Made in Accord- ance With-Drop in Living Costs," Figured at 21.7 Since First of Yearr 28. (A1) A flat 15 per cent cut In the salaries of government officers and employes the maximum permitted under the UA! economy JdIH was ordered today by President RoosevelHo begin next Saturdays It Is to continue untij June 30.

the end of the present fiscal year. What actloir-will be taken at that tlmo wlll dcpohd on whatever change has" taketL4JlaceJnthe cost of living. The-pay cut to aid the government In bal nc i ii gAM bud get was estimated to- save- remainder of this fiscal year, or at an annual rate of $120,000,000. Living Cost Dips. In his executive order, Mr.

Roosevelt said he had determined that the cost of living had dropped 21.7 per oent since the first half of 1928. Under the economy measure, passed at his request, the chief executive is empowered to reduce salaries In proportion to the drop In cost of living since th first six months of 1928, taken as the base period. The cost-of-living index figure for the six months ending June 30, (Continued on Page 2, Col. 1.) DIRT TILLER FARMERS DON'T WHEN THEY'RE WELL OFF WASHINGTON, March 28. With Intermittent roars of laughter at the homely philosophy of "a plain dirt farmer," an amazed senate agriculture committee today listened attentively while Christian Jensen of Putney, S.

gave hi3 farm relief views. Tile essence of the Jensen plan was that the farmers would bo much better off if the mortgage holder foreclosed on their lend. "The farmers arc becoming well-off for the first time in their lives they arc losing their mortgages! I am advising all my friends to let their mortgages be forecla-ed. They are not worse off without thesa mortgaged farms they're better Off! "Why in the Sam Hill the farme? is afraid of losing his mortgage beats me. He should.

be elad of it. On farm relief, he had this to say: "When wheat was $1.50 a bushJ, we hollered practically as loud for farm relief. I hope you will not succumb to an orgy of price fixing. I hope you will not impair the grain marketing system." which those who passed their examinations will receive their awards will be held Tuesday night. The highest award last night was that of Life Scout rank passed by Albert Deschenes.

Star rank examinations were passed by Tom Barry and Richard Paulson, while Richard Bowman. Russell Freeburg, Edward Mayer, Fay McCall and Eugene Cos-tello passed examinations for first class rank. Alfred Stockfleth of troop No. 2a was approved for the apprentice' rank in the Sea Scout troop. Second class examinations were tContiaued on Page 3, Col.

5.) (Continued" on Page27CoI, 3 GRIFFITH ASSISTANT TO SUPERINTENDENT Variety of Minor Matters Handled at Regular Meeting of School Trustees. Stanley Griffith, assistant principal of the Butte high school, was last night voted a position as assistant superintendent of the district as well. He is to begin work in his new position on Sept. 1. He is to be engaged for 11 months at a salary of $2,400.

The board voted to contribute $75 toward a fund to enable the Montana Educational association to fight a measure passed by the last legislature reducing grazing fees. Should the law stand, it will cost the- Butte school fund from $13,000 to $15,000, the association stated in a letter to J. G. Ragsdale, the city superintendent. Application, of the Walkerville Athletic club for use of the high school auditorium for a benefit for Ralph Hocking was granted.

The club wants to send him to Boston to the A. A. U. boxing finals. He won the Montana amateur championship and then at Salt Lake won the Rocky Mountain championship.

"He is the only Montana boy who has ever qualified for an appearance at the national A. A. TJ. meeting," it was stated. The board granted the use of the auditorium for the Hocking benefit for April 7.

The American Legion Dramatic (Continued on Page 2, Col. 6.) IDE BUTTE KIWANIS CLUB LAYS PLANS FOR NINTH ANNUAL GRADE SCHOOL TRACK MEET his aides were wounded in fighting near Shiho, it -was reported. WITHDRAWAL DEBATED. TOKYO, March 28. 'I Pi Japanese and Chinese soldiers clashed in armed conflict along the great wall between Jehol province and China proper today, as spokesmen for the two nations 'debated the effect of Japan's withdrawal from the league of nations.

General Nobuyoshi Muto, supreme military commander and virtual dictator "of the "independent state" of Manchukuo declared the" league's refusal to recognize the autonomy of Manchnkuo forced Japan's withdrawal from the international body. Spokesmen here declared Japan was forced to part with the league to have a free hand in enforcing peace in the Orient. At Nanking, Lo Wen-Kan, Chl- (Continued on Page 2, Col. 8. ONE OF'SHAW'S ALLEGED SHARP REMARKS LEAVES FILM ACTRESS IN TEARS CULVER CITY, Cal, March 28.

OP) One of George Bernard Shaw's characteristically caustic remarks unwittingly left a star movie actress in tears. The actress was Ann Harding. She wept after Shaw had hazarded the opinion that a play of his in which she once appeared probably "was a piratical Miss Harding said later that it "was an uncalled for bit of rudeness to an organization which has sincerely admired him for years" "It cut to the quick." she said. Shaw was unaware that he left Miss Harding in tears. WEATHER FORECAST.

Montana Unsettled Wednesday, showers west portions, cooler east of divide; Thursday unsettled, showers west portion, wanner east of divide. states, the major companies and many of the independent groups, late today drew up a tentative program for stabilization of the industry 'which included the request for drastic government regulation. The plan was submitted to Secretary Ickes, Meanwhile, there was no reconciling the group of independent producers. Under the leadership of John B. Elliott, of Los Angeles, they formed "the Independent Petroleum Association Opposed to Monopoly' and followed" that step by a conference frith Secretary Ickes in which they told him they were against federal regulation.

Contest to Be Conducted Late in April or Early in May. rTlans for the ninth annual grade school track meet at Clark park late in April or early May were formulated at a meeting of members of the athletic committee of the Ki-wanis club yesterday afternoon. The track meet, which last year attracted, more 'than 300 Butte youths of every public and parochial grammar school in the city, will be held either on April 28 -and 29 on May 5 and largely on the opening date of the Clark park grounds. OIL PRODUCERS ASK U. S.

TO TAKE CHARGE OF INDUSTRY 53 BUTTE BOY SCOUTS PASS EXAMINATIONS FOR AWARDS H. Mencken Thinks He Is Better Able to Decide What He Should Drink "Than Gang of Politicians" Committee of 15, Repre-, senting Big Companies and 13 Statesr Draws Plan for Regulation. WASHINGTON. March 28 The oil industry through spokesmen representing the men who produce most of the country's petroleum tonight to the federal government with the request that it take charge to bring Order out of chaos. A committee cf fifteen, governors of .13 oil producing Advances in Rank and Merit Badges Won by Youths Albert Desche nes to Become Life Scout Fifty-three Butte boys, comprising the largest class for a court of honor examination since the anniversary court in February, passed successful examinations.

for raises In rank and merit badges at a board of review meeting of the Silver Bow council of Boy Scouts, at the courthouse: last night. The formal court of honor at 'CopTrtiht. 1WJ. 'br th Pruol BALTIMORE, March, M. UR Wearing a red rlduis-to-honnds xoat and with a breaker of PUsntr in his flat, H.

L. Mencken, one cf the most proficient beer drinker of all time, said today that he feels tery, very ud about the fact that 3.2 per cent beer will soon be with ns. "The American people, taking one with another," he declared, "are far too lowdown and poor-ipirited to deserve anrthinc noble as reaUy flrt rate beer..

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