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May 26, 1960     The Billings County Pioneer
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BILLINGS COUN'rY PIONEER VISITS STRICKEN CHILDREN--Madame Charles de Gaulle, wife of the visiting President of France, is shown through the Children's Hospital in Washington by Mrs. Pat Nixon, wife of the Vice President, Here they watch David Skinner, 4, getting a special treatment. Mrs. R. C, Barto is the technician. PSC Approves Northwestern iApplicali0n The state public service commis- alan has granted Nor'hwe~tern Re- fining Co. a cetificate to construct a crude oil ~thering system in the Ritual and Lignite oil fields in Bur- ke county. The commission also gave formal aproval of the llS-mile pipeline to be constructed by Great Northern Raih.oad Co. in Burke and Bottineau ~ounties which will terminate near Minor. Northwestern. operator of a re- finery in the Twin Cities. plans to draw oil from the Rival and Lignite fieldq ,~nd load onto tank cars al Lignite. That was the proposal in the application before GN was ~ranted its application to build the longer line to Minot The estimated $6",5.000 Northwest- ern gathering system is expecteo to handle a capacity of 15.000 bar- rels in an eight hour day at a charge of 15 cents a barrel to pro- ducers. Northwestern proposes to use six and four-inch p~pe and provide fa- cilities to treat, store and load oil trucked in from nearby fiel&s. SEEN ANY C OLOR~D SWANS? North Dakotans are asked to be --- ,o s oo,o suo .s .o,e.oi New Air J.vA ~jMa"]~ lof which 103 arefarmerPUblic airports ~nd and orange. This project is to helpI i163 are flying and rancher them follow the movements cff these~ i ~iz~u'ipS.The waterfowl and to learn more about Covers Stale 1 map also includes locahons their migration habits. Whistling and top elevations of 25 microwave, swans normally are all white and The State Aeronautics commis- radio and television towers w:thm sion has published a new three- i are among our largest waterbirds, color "aeronautical chart of North 25-mile radius of airports. ~. Dakota which has been mailed to 2,400 pilots airplane ownersand [] airports. On a cost basis, barley ma:," be a The map shows the location facili- ties elevation and runway lengths better buy than alfalfa for at least STILL A MYSTERY--The fate of aviatrix Amelia Earhart still mystifies investigators 23 years after she vanished on a flight . over the Pacific. In a magazine article a native woman of Sai pan said that Miss Earhart and her co-pilot were shot by a Japanese firing squad on Sai- pan after their crash landing. dyed several whistling swans var- to man or other animals. Top Riders Eye c~ampion saddle-brone rider. Alvini Sentinel Butte I champi n' and eight ther riders' all -. -- of whom regularly are among the ~I]/ Beneht Rodeo i top fifteen riders of the world. ~~,~ -- i These top ranked rodeo people and ~ On May 30 Home on the Range lhorses are polling their talent for for Boys at Sentinel Butte, N. D. !the benefit of Father Cassedy's will again be the scene of some of i Home on the Range for Boys, Now the best saddle bronc riding in the~ in it's tenth year, Home on the entire continent of North America.I Range has grown from 3 to 28 boys As in the past three years, Northland before the year is completed Dakota's top-flight contingent of will have grown to 50 boys with the riders will compete against the completion of new dormitory and world's best riders. For the past[ recreational facilities, now under. several months, Father Fahnlander construction. Although Father Cas- with the help of the Tescher broth- sedy died in October of 1959, Fath- ers of Sentinel Butte and Ray Sch- er Fahnlander is carrying on the nell of Dickinson have been getting work he began. rodeo's top talent together for this Home on the Range continues to outstanding event take homeless boys of all races and Riding will start at 2 p.m. ~MST), creeds, making a home for them. This year's saddle bronc match According to Father Fahnlander, it will pit such highly rated horses is necessary to turn down more than as Trairs End, who was voted theone boy every day, because of lack bucking horse of the year in 1959. of room. With the new buiffding, and Figure Four, the top marked which was built with funds raised horse at the world's championship by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, rodeo in Dallas. against such riders the need for turning away so many as Marry Wood,former world's boys will be lessened. Control Tower to Be Activated .~f 266 airports and landing strips, part of the livestock ration meyer explained. lower will be tied into an integrat- ed system of similar facilities throughout the nation." Started in 1952, the $168,000 struc- ture and its equzpment were rea0y for operation m 1953, but federal cut backs prevented staffing the facility. The structure was financ- ed with federal and local funds on a 50-50 basis, with federal funds providing all equipment. at J on the lookout for brightly colored This fine 3]d-pound Rainbow trout caught by using salmon eggs. which whistling swans, according to Game Common warts on cattle are caus- was caught by Norman T~etz of helped Tietz fill out his limit of anti Fish Commissioner I. G. Buy. ed by a virus and are spread from Federal wildlife biologists have infected to wart-free cattle, but not l Sioux Sporting Goods at Dawson fiVeenterinitshortin the rdersiouxT BigbadF!shhe Con-Can't Pond last weekend. The fish was test! Ii F r uarhv 1 --./F W~" CAn'T T HI,~WAGON T, qAI/V 15 HEADIN . [ ,---o The Bismarck municipal airport The tower has been used for 24-I control tower is scheduled to be- hours-a-day airport communications [ Activation of the control functionI come operational by Sept. 1, ac- will combine present facilities withI cording to Ray Hememeyer, air-air traffic control. I l~ort manager. Heinemeyer says additional equip- I meat will have to be installed thisi Heinemeyer says the federal avi- ation authority expects to complete summer, including remote antenna l installations this summer for 'row site to be located on the south AC--the tower and azrway system boundary of the airport, ~--~"~M~D 1~4A/V'I$ GCYVE, I "The FAA is also negotiating with ~ LEt HIM KNOH~ of communicahon. Us on 1,500 additional squa Ve leetI --- "Activation of the control towerat space adjacent to the tower, to1 will add an ~mportant safety fac- be used for offices and equipment," tar to our operation kere." Heine- he said. 'The Bismarck The original announcement im- plied that the Bismarck tower would operate 16 hours a day to begin with, but more recent information indicated that the tower may Qper- ate 24 hours a day from the start. Round-the-clock operation would reqmre a staff of 12 to 14, Heine- meyer estimates. Communications operation at the airport presently requires a staff at seven federal employees. Wt}'IJ SHOW ~/IM THE AM~USH./ =/s