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PAGE EIGHT i rll BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1945 1 sis Official German resistance came to an abrupt ending at 4:01 p. m. (MWT) Tuesday, with .the "dease firing"lJlt t / order which was part of the "unconditlonal Surrender" ' zr 1 terms laiddown by the Allies on Monday at the little W0rl(l |[ lo red Schoolroom in Reims, France. The surrender, which brought the war in Europe to ToHr North Dakota a close after five years, eight months and eight days of The "lTeasury Joepartmenc wire bloodshed and devastation, signed by the new chief . . ." ~of ~ff o~ ~he Cevm.n .rmv P~l ~ P o*o T m ~h ~ne cooperation of the Army " "n e ~ ounu ~'orces, ueneral oosep, v slgnl g of th momentous decrement for the supreme Stllwell, Commanding, has arranged Allied Command was in charge of Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell for a tour throughout orth Da- Smith, chief of staff for General Eisenhower while Gen. kota of the army show "Here's Your Ivan Susloparoff of Russia and Gen. Francois Sevez of Infantry". on this tour the army France signed for their respective countries, will present the show in eleven Germany, which began the "greatest of all wars" with cities of the state with the open- ing scheduled to be made at Fargo an unwarranted, ruthless attack on Poland, followed by on May 14th. Residents of this successive aggressive attacks on various other nations, area may witness this showing at through their representatives at the "surrender meeting", Dickinson on May 20th. appealed to the victors that they show mercy to the vanquished German people and armed forces. ~h-mnan Issues Pro01am~tlon ~On Tuesday morning at "/ o'cl0 k -.~h-~ Extension ~M~rr) President Truman pro- ~" "~'~ claimed "complete and final" vic- tory in the European theatre of the Workers Resign Three members of NDAC Exten- sion Service, well known to farm people in North Dakota, have re- ~reatest war in history. In his opening remarks which prefaced his proclamation he sol- emnly warned that '~:)ur Victory is signed recently, E. J. Haslerud, .but half won. The we~t is free, state director announces. but the east is still in bondage to G. 'N. Gelszler, soil conservation- the treacherous tyranny of the ist, is now superintendent of the Japanese", In his proclamation he designated next Sunday, May 13th, as a day of prayer for offering "joyful thanks to God for the vie- tory we have won and to pray that he will support us to the end of our pre~ent struggle and guide ~s into the way of peace." Following is the text of President Trttman's proclamation. "The Allied ~, Shrough say- rltflca and devotion and with God's help, have won from Germany a final and unconditional aurrendlr. The Western world ham boon f~tood of evil forces which for five yeare sad longer have imprisoned, the bodies and broken the lives of millions upon minions of freeborn men. They have violated their churches, destroyed their homas, currupted their children, mad mur- dered Iheir loved ones. Our 8~mies of liberation have restored f~ee- dam to thes~ luffering l~opl~, whose spLr~t and ~ the apples- sara could never enSlave. "'Much remains to be do~e. The victory won in the W0st mugt now be won in the East. The whole world must ba cleaned of the evil from which half file world has been ~eod. United, the peace lov- ing nations have damonltrated i~ the Wast that their o.t, ms are sItongor by Jar than the mighl of diclatots or the FFz~mny of mil- itary cllcques tha~ Once caUod us tmLt and - weak, The power of o~ peoplas to defend II~ams~lvas ~gelm~ all enemias will be pro~d in lhe Pacific am it has been proved In Europe. "For the triumph of spirit and of arms which we have won. and for its promise to peoples every- where who Join ua In the love of freedom, it is filling that wa, ~s a nation, give Ehanks to AI- :mtgh~ God. who has s~angthon~! ~as and given ~ the victory. "Now ~herefore, I, Harlw S. Tml- man, Presiden~ of th~ U~0Led States of A~Aertca, do hereby ap- point Sunday, May 13, 1945, to b~ a day Of prayer. "I call upon the people of the United State~, whatever their faith, to u~Ite in offering ~hanki to God for lhe victory we have won and to pray ~!la~ he wUl support us to the end of our present struggla and 9uide us Into the way of peac~ "I also call upon my countl-yman to ded~cata fhls day of p~ayar to ~the memory of lhose who have given their fives to make ~Ie our victory. "In wltne~s V~heraof, I have hereunto ~t my hand and cau~d ~the goal of the United fi~atas of America io be affixed. "Done at the City of Woshlngton ~thls Eighth Day of May, in the Year of Our Lord 194~, and of. the Indep~mdence o~ the United north cen~al experiment su~ta- tlon recently established near Min- or. Geiszler served as soil conserva- tionist since 1937 and previoUs to that was Extension agent in Bowman county. William J. Leary, agronomist since 1935, has accepted a position with a commercial seed concern. Grace B. Martin, agent in home management for the past seven years, has announced her plans to leave Extension ~ork June I, Replacements for these workers have not yet ,been obtained, ac- cording to Director Haslerud. States of America tha 16~h. H&R~Y S. TRUMAN." Observe 'Mother's This show is Just ~hat we need in North Dakota because it will give our people an opportunity to see the modern weapons whleh are being used on the battle fronts by our infantry, and to see them in actual use as demonstrated by the infantrymen who present it. "Here's Your Infantry" is a show of the highest quality. The sixty officers and men ,of the unit touring the ~state are all veterans with combat experience trained by the A~my Ground Forces to present this demonstration. The "Here's Your Infantry" show includes three phases. The first phase is a preparation for battle' in living tableau described in a dramatic running commentary. The second is an assault by thirty-nine Day' Says Aandahl Gover~v~r Fred G. Aandahl has deslgn.~Lc~l :tunday, May 13, as ~Iother's D~ y. "Now th~,t aueLher' year has pass- ed." .~;at