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March 3, 1960     The Billings County Pioneer
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BILLINGS C@UNTY PIONEER i ONE MAN SHOW ~ Y'~ VE5 T R .~IAE FFER " O/V6, ,t W VAUOS V/L L THENEWU.$. SAVINGS BOND /s sEsr EvER- Z ~ERIES ~AND H BO//D5 ~RE IMPROVEO 700/~A/I,VG.~ ~.~ /~IE-~EST FROM NOt# 70 MAIUR/;n/,/ M 60ND$ / /-/ERE y~.I oR Boy Scouts Mark 50th Anniversary Official Poster for Boy Scouts' 50 Year Celebration More than 5,000,000 boys and leaders of the Boy Scouts of America will begin the observ- ance of their 50th anniversary year during Boy Scout Week, February 7 to 13. The golden anniversary will be observed in every city and town and most villages in the United States and territories. The Scout alumni since 1910 exceeds 28,500,000 strong. The theme of the anniversary is "For God and Country." The high point of Scouting in 1960 will be the Fifth National Scout Jamboree when 53,200 Boy Scouts, Explorers and their leaders will camp at a 2,000- acre tent city on a ranch at Colorado Springs, Colorado next July 22 to 28. Those remaining at home will conduct Cub Scout Jubilees, Boy Scout Jubilee Camporees and Explorer Jubilee Field Days the weekend the National Jamboree is in progress. The National Good Turn for 1960 by the Boy Scouts of Amer- ica will be their third non-parti- san Get-Out-the-Vote campaign, conducted in cooperation with the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge. 86 I~TA MEMBER~ IN DAIflgY RECORI~ PLAN Eighty-six Future Farmers at America in 19 North Dakota FFA chapters plan to lind out if the milk cows on their farms are pay- mg their way. The boys will keep records on more than 1,200 cows using two recognized methods. Six~y-one Future Farmers plan ~o ,use the w~igh-a-~ay~a month plan for 918 cows, weighing the milk from each cow the 15th of each month. Total milk production will be determined by multiplyin~ the producttion *by the number of days in the month. Butterfat pro- duction will be determined by us- ing breed averages. Twenty-five FFA members will use the owner-sampler method for 365 cows. The milk from each cow will be weighed and tested one each month and total production determined. Memebers also will keep reCords of feed consumed. Vocational agriculture instrutors ors in the schools will help the Futtwe Farmers with their records. At the end of the year members doing the best job in each chapter will be nominated for a state a- wa rd. I State PTA Council Plans Headquarters Building in Bismarck i]: ::- ':: :: =: !:-i ::ii:-:.:.::: ' :-.! : ] This new PTA headquarters buil- ding wil lrise this spring north of the State Capitol. The facility will house state offices, conference rooms and PTA library materials, according to Dr. O. A DeLong, president of the North Dakota Coun- cil of Parents and Teachers. The building was authorized by the state board as proposed by a building committee which includes North Dakota. Several PTA units in Bismarck have already exceeded their quotas, Dr. DeLong reports. The new headquarters building wil be located in the Jennings ad- dition near the Unita-'ian Church. BETTE~ MANAGEMENT KEY TO DAIRY PROFIT Better management ~s pinpoint- DeLong, Glen Jahnkc and John ed as the key to changes needed Conrad. to make cream production in N. D. Estimated cos~ will be $25.000, and more profitable. LaM(~ure and ]VIcHe~ry caunt~es. Their work is reported in the cur- rent issue of Farm Research pub- lished by the North Dakota Agri- cultural Exper.iment Station. The study was made bff Erwin O. Ull- rick. Jr agricultural economist, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, and LeRoy W. Schaffner, assistant a~ri- cultural economist, of the North Dakota station. "To make a cream production the project will be financed through This is the conclusion made by enterprise profitabIe." Ullrich and a campaign to obtain contributions two research economists in a study S~haffner conclude, "certain chan- of 25 cents per PTA member in can be summarized in two words --better managements" Second change needed is improv-- ing feeding practices, which in- dudes feeding cows according to their productive capacities. "Improved feeding may not nec- Other desirable improvements in practices, the need for which wa~ indicated in the researck study. may be lengthened lactatior~ per- iods, improved sanitary conditions "and countless other little pratices. all of which add up to 'manage- involving 83 cream producers i~ ges usually are ;nece~s~ary. They ment.' Striker.- - IF I ~0 7"0 ZErH/M OUE] yOU'M 4BE /-EFT 7"0 FA ~I -}:: : : !'!~:!::ii~::~: - - - / 2/- ,500N,'//YOJ4" "/"HE HOME OF LAWYER DI~ If H~-~/ /Z/ /(,'z.Z. ///M/ 6ET A .LIOHT',/ MEANWHILE, Z/,v&".4~Z~ z/~r t /