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THE BILLINGS CO.UNTY PIONEER How to Don Traditional Sari Shown by Indian I Navy Floating Dock in Service The sari is the traditional costume for women in India. It is a one-piece garment, really Just a long length of cloth, reaching from waist to ankles and fastened with a drawstring. It is six to nine yards in length and has neither hooks nor eyes, but may be elaborately embroidered. The wearer picks up the bor- der of the sari with both hands and, with a quick twist of her body, wraps it about torso. Baka Bomb No Longer Secret but Still Suicide t One of the latest secret weapons used by the ,laps in a desperate attempt to stop the American advance westward in the "baka" bomb, iap ward for "fool," name given because it is controlled by a suicide pilot. The drawing shows how the Baka resembles a "flying torpedo." A suicide pilot controls the craft from the bubble canopy. Rockets in the tail section furnish propulsion. The bomb is launched from bomber. Blue Grass Quadruplet Calves Keeping Flies Dry A completed floating dry dock shows eight sections which have been welded together, after having been towed sepaLr~ ehate y for thousands of miles to an advance base. Complete with crane and other necessary facilities, this dock will afford rapid repairs to battle-damaged ships now in the Pacific waters. Hundreds of ships will be mended on the spot by this dock. Real Short Timer Forty-two-year-old Sgt. Joseph A. Lowe of Atlanta, Ga aircraft groundcrewman with the 7th AAF Figl~ters in the Okinawas, whose age makes him eligible to return home, takes no chances with fate. He is protected against everything but di- rect hit. D One Legged Pitcher irected Attack Against Japan. L :, ! More than 1,000 airplanes of Admiral Halsey's (center) 3rd Fleet car- rier force, which started sped up attacks egainst Tokyo and territory. Carrier Commander Vice Adm. John S. McCain (left) and Rear Adm. Gerald Began (right) were responsible and figure prominently in the It~teeStdc~flastation of Japan. They are shown aboard ship somewhere Isigny Cows Return to Fields nuecn of Freckles Fisherman Lee Studeny of Pitts- burgh "dunks" his flies in silicone oll Little Eve 'Is the proud mother of quadruplets born on the farm of before starting for his favorite As ff they knew that the bells of peace have rung in Europe, and it C. D. Lucas near Dyer, Ky. Little Eve is only 5 and her husband, Adam, stream. The new oil keeps dry flies is time they had their grazing fields to themselves again, these cows 2y~ars old. Both are pure bred Hereford stock. The event of quadruplets dry. It Is derived from sand and coal wander idly into an ammunition dump on the road near Isigny, France. am0Bg cattle is as unusual as among humans, or about once in every in combination with brine. The fly Thousands of head of cattle, driven away by Germans and battles, left 850,000 births. Photo shows mother and children are doing well. will remain dry for a long period, to shift for themselves, are being divided among the farmers of France. J Champion Service Man's Family iii!~?~!iiiiiiiii ! i! iill :,:~;~!~ i !: ~ ~:iil ~: : ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::~i!i i i ii:-i!iiiii!i iii ~ii~i~~~ "~" liiii i iiiii?!~'~i~!~i !i ~,ii'?:i !',!i~',ili:!!!:: ~~!i!';ii!!',ill !~i i i!i!i?i', ii~ii~;)l~,', iiiiii!i~,~,)iii!i','~'~ i i"i i"!ii'~'~ i ii i ii!ill '~I ~::::;:::;::' :::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ":':~:~: ~:!;!:i:::!::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ==================================== ~!~. Pfc. Wllbert L. Fleury of Port Huron, Mich father of 13 children, 11 of which are shown in photograph with their mother, tops record of Cpl. Chester 3. Barrett, formerly called the "Champion Dad of the Armed Forces." Two of the children were visiting relatives wizen this photo- graph was made. iome on In, Captivity's Fine! A 3ap war and an interpreter broadcast megaphone' calls to 3aps hMing out In Okinawa, telling them that surrender to the Amer- icans Is their best bet. The broadcast Is made from a landing craft off- shore. Instructions to the hidden .Taps are to come out unarmed and swim to the craft. Many accepted the invitations. No one is going to dispute the de- cision of the New York judges who named 11-year-old Frances Scully Of Richmond Terrace, Staten IMand, "Queen of Freckles" in the annual contest held at Children's Aid Soci- ety's playground. It re~ally was no contesL Mrs. F. D. Roosevdt and Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower stand in rev- erence over the grave of F.D.R. as General Eisenlmwer reported to his "chief," "haft the victory is ours."