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April 14, 1960

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BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER f Recognizing the soil bank pro- t'ram as one of the means of con- trolling crop surpluses in the na- tron. the North Dakota Republican olatform expressed flat opposition ~o incorporation of total farms in :he conservation reserve, at the ~arty's biennial convention in Bis- marck, March 26. The group also opposed the 15- acre exemption }aw of 1941. allow- mg a minimum acreage without any control strings, The plank as- serted the exemption has moved wheat acreages away from tradi- *,tonal wheat prbdueing areas. It commended efforts of Sen. Milton ]R Young (R- ND) to have the e - tvnption law repealed. The farm division of the plat- form recommended the raising of grading and marketin:~ standards on arains "so that the farmer will more directly benefit from production of l our high quality North Dakota hard red spring and durum wheats". It recommended re-enactmet]t of the present sugar act with amend- ments to provide that North Da- kota producers share to tx larger degree in the expanding U. S. mmk- et. In education the platform ex- pressed disfavor of any additional federal aid "with the added income taxes and controls which it ira- IN INDIANA--Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) Is shown at right with Indiana Secretary of State John I~ Walsh, walk- trig to a press conference in Indianapolis after formally filing his petition to enter the state's Presidential preference pri- mary. Earlier. Kennedy, a Roman Catholic, was met by dem- onstrators who challenged him to a debate on religious Issues. Mrs. 'Schafer Receives iGiri Scout "Thanks Badge" plies." "We beheve, the plank 'cad, 1 ~Couneil of Girl Scouts. "that our state and local tax strut- Mrs. Schafer has given eleven ture can provide an edequate basis years to scouring work in the area. fc~r elementary and secondary edu- Since 1957 she has been eorrespon- cation." ding secretary for the Missouri It also urged adequate pay for Slope Girls Camp Corporation. North Dakota teachers. She has given many hours of her The platform called for sufficient time to the development of Camp congressional appropriations to Sakakawea on the Garrison Reset- carry out the Garrison diversion voir. as well as to the Bismarck plan which would take water from the Garrison Reservoir on the Mis- souri River and make it available for irri2ation and other uses in east- ern and southern North Dakota. Recommendations included: That the North Dakota Economic D~velopment Commission put in- creased emphasis on agricultural " " problems, and that there be appro- priations to support the promotion and publicizing of the state's re- sources "to create a favorable busi- ness and political climate to attract industry." That the party oppose socialized Mrs. Harold Schafer medicine "in any form." that a con- tinued program of loans for cox]-Mrs. Harold Schafer received the1 struction of old age homes be pro- Girl Scout "Thanks Badge". award vided and recognition given of the for outstanding service. Wednesday, need for mental health facilities. March 25th. And that salaries and retirement t programs be improved for publicThe presentation was made at employes, a luncheon given for members of the board of directors by Mrs, T. I E. Simle, president of the Bismarck r Girl Scouts. Camp Sakakawea hasI have included the general chair- hmg been one of her special in-' manship for the city wide Inter terests i national Dance Festival In 1950 and Mrs. Sehafer served as a leader l "s chairman of the arrangements for three years, as well as a mere-'t committee for the National Camp- bet of the program committee, mem- i ing Caravan when it visited Bis- bersl~ip nominating committee, and l marck. as chairman of the employed per- She has opened her home five sonnet committee, years for the annual Appreciation During 1954-55 she held the of-Tea for all adult scouts in the city. rice as president of the council. She Mrs. Schafer has participated in was chairman of the committee that regional conferences and many was in charge of changing the tra- training events which has been re- ditional council over to an associa- fleeted in the growth of Girl Scout tion council. ~work in the area. Mrs. Schafer's many activities r --q:3--- ECLIPSE OF MOON--Thls time exposure shows the total eclipse of the moon as seen over New York. From the left, the moon slowly passes through the dark, cone-shaped shadow called the umbra, which the earth casts in space. The lunar eclipse was seen throughout the Western Hemisphere, SIudents Take om. o, oo o v,oo students to determine each student's capabilities and also interviews each On job Training determine what their fu- - lure plans and what type of work they are most interested in. g~n: -tg :' "st de ,2~2~ I ?gr2:~ ",~l;l- The Employers also specify what si e-u~,-ni'!cr'~-,-i-.",~, -lh' type of work the student ,viii be school seniors a taste of the bt~si- doing for them and the students ness world is now underway in are assigned accordingly. Bismarck. "'It's not a hit and miss proced- Thirty-nine senior students frorn ure," Leo Swenson, employer rela- the commercial class at Bismarck tions representative for the district High,~hool spend an hem'-and-a- office, said. half or the equivalent of their corn- During the fifth week of the pro- inertial class period doin~ clerical gram, a rating sheet will be sent work in one of 38 local business to all participating employers. These establishments, completed grading sheets will he They will continue this schedule used by the students' teachers in fur six weeks. Beginning April 1K grading the students. 31 stt (tent< h'< mth( colnrr el'el: 1 ~ ; :-, -,-- ( , - t O~Vetl, O11 ~hlLl l, llt2 elnplo," ~i'S V,'t)IAI(1 lass at St Muvs H~gh school x fl ~ ~ s~ : -'" - ~ ' . . " t r:te the students on pr mxptne.s.;, ac- fc, r them, L. M, Bechtel, district manager ,f the North Dakota State Employ- ment Service. said the program is run to enable potential clerical workers graduating from these schools to obtain a contact with ac- tual work situations before gradu- ating. The State Employment Service works in conjunction with the schools in setting up the program and lines up the local employers. Before the students go to work, ,6'OPV A/~ YOU ~TI~F'IED OU,~ A MAN IN HIOING, WATCHE 6"rAl~ 'TNN BL,~NKET-WR~PI:)ED FORM ON SILVER'S E3ACI<. . . stand, initiative and appearance and how the students conduct them- selves. Swenson also pointed out that the student -- training program, which has been in operation here for nearly 20 years, ~s more than a temporary affair and is a start toward actual job ,placement. Swenson said that according to past figures as many as seven per cent of students will go to work hill-time for their present employ- er after graduation. PlEA FROM HUNGARY--Mz~ Nlna Khrushehev, wife of the Soviet premier, listens to the plea of a woman who rushed up to her during visit to Neckar Children's hospital in Paris. The woman (back to camera) said tearfully that she had a 6-year-old daughter in Hungary, and would Mrs. Khrush- ehev help her recover the daughter? At right is Mrs. Charles De Gaulle, w~e of French president. (Rad~1~wto) MI~E" h'/AN 7"O KILL vv ,e . WAITI .5/-IE,~IF'F'. Dff,vOR~ W~ T//~ LONE RANGE~ FROAf HI3d. I MAC, MOVES "TOWARD "THE BLANKET-WRAPPED R)RM AND PLUNGES HIS KNIFE INTO rl' ,4e/;~.ED. f