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August 2, 1945

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II I III I I THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER Stalin, Truman, Churchill Open Big Three Meet [ The much awaited Big Three conference formally opened at Berlin. The scene took place in an attractive room of a modern country estate in the Potsdam area. Photographed together for the first time are Stalin, President Truman and Churchill, Just before the opening of the conference. While the conference got off to a fast start, it is still unknown just how long it will take to complete all issues to be considered. Rationing No Drawback to North Carolina Farmer He ain't worried--no gas, no o11, no tires impede this Appalachian in the pursuit of his weekly grocery buying chore. He books his steer to his sled with wooden runners, p/cks up a smidget of something to cat, and pulls It back to his craggy home. It may be a mite slow, but he doesn't have to argue with the OPA about it. The North Carolina steer can go wherever a shod animal could climb, and the narrow sled, self-braking, will shame the most prudent wagon on steep slopes. Until His Big Brother Returns Sightless Prodigy In another split second, the batter is going to lay this one down on the line and hope he doesn't trip over those trouser legs on Ms way towards f~rst. At the rate the war is going, his big brother may be back ts reclaim that baseball suit before Babe here grows into it. At any rate, he will make good use of it for a few more weeks. Sets New Swim Event Record Blind Jimmy Osborn, nine, Brit. lsh piano prodigy, is greeted on his arrival at the Parkins Institution for the Blind. Jimmy will receive h/s education at the institution, which was arranged for by his foster fath- ers of the U. S. 9th air force. Achoo! Gesundheit! Betty La~hok of Akron. Ohio, is pictured after she/had come in first t~ the three mile swim event at the Women's National A. A. U. long dist~ce championships held at Clementon Lake, N. J. Miss Lachok set a new record for the distance in 1 hour, 1"/ minutes, U.~ seconds. The meet set n record in turnout as well as onistandlo g records. Series of'Mlergy injections is be- ing made. Punctures are marked off in indelible pencil. This method is used to determine the indivld~d causes of hay fever and its cure. Superforts All Over Japan Three B-29 superfortresscs are seen in flight over Fu~iyama, Japan, during recent strike against the enemy. The famous Fujiyama volcano forms a colorful backdrop for the big bombers. Some "authorities" claim that the entire island can be wrecked by unloading tons of bombs into the mouth of Fujiyama and other Japanese active volcanos. Fishes in Private Pool It is no t " " pool. TLi~s special inducements felt farm pools, not only stocking with fish but supply- ing at cost shade trees and water plants for the pools. Even in postwar, the addition of fish to the farm diet will be welcomed. Bringing Them Back Home Again mmmml ) FLORIDA ATLA NTI(. OCEAN With thousands of U. S. Troops scheduled to fly home from Europe each month, the most effective air-sea rescue system ever devised in safeguarding the men has been put into effect. (I) The waters are well protected, while from the Azores to the U. $. many ships are on guard. Fixes Grave for Dog Mascot Pfc. Joseph Samson of Detroit, Mieh, fixes the grave of his pet dog, "Sgt. Chipps,', who died in the "line of duty" after participating in four Southwest Pacific campaigns. Men of Samson's outfit, a signal de- taclunent with the 1st cavalry division, built the grave on Luzon. The log sniffing at the headstone is.a!!egedly one of Chipps' ipups. Christmas in July r Recruiting of 65,000 additional workers for railroads, needed ur- gently to carry out the army's re- deployment program, gets under way in Chicago with Cpl. Edward Solotke, 6th service command M.P decked out as Santa Claus in this Christmas in July crisis. Ma of-W-ar ;: t :i' ': i iii ii O e of the busiest men in the ad- ministration, Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson, relaxes, whenever he can get away from Washington, by running his farm at Cold Spring, N. Y. Postman and His Pal "Butch," who belongs to Joe Ham- mer, 13, a patient in Johns Hopkins hospital, Baltimore, has not missed a day in meeting his postman pal, Arthur Pritchard. He makes the daily rounds with the mailman, grabbing his trouser leg to urge more speed. ,Back From Prison Col. Hubert C. Zemke, 31, as he arrived in New York City. The air ace, credited with 30~ Nazi planes before being shot down and taken prisoner, was released from StetS/n,