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lJ I r= II" III I I THE BILLINGS COUNT PIONEER mr All-American Aces Private Gets in General's Hair J Upper photo shows Lt. Patty Berg of the marines, winner of All-Amer- ican Women's Golf tournament at, General of the Army George C. Marshall, chief of staff, reads "min- Tam O'Shanter, after she flnished i utes of the meeting of the General Council," while Pfc. Nicholas J. Totalo of Darien, Conn gives him a haircut in his billet during the gen- first, with one over par. Lower: I eral's~'ecent Berlin conference. The combined chiefs of staff held meet- Byron Nelson, open winner, with 19 i Ings coineidentally with those held by the "Big Three." Their recommen- under par, being congratulated by! dations became part of general plan announced. ~Dorothy Germain. 1 Smile After, Victory American Government in Germany Scene in a military government court in Bayreqth as two Germans MaJ. Clement Attlee, leader of were tried for an offense which amounted to "selling protection." They Britain's labor party, had reasons i printed "Off Limits to Allied Troops" signs and sold them to prop- for this smile, following the two to i erty owners for posting. The prisoners are father and sen. Acting as one victory at Britain's general I judge is Capt. William T. Robinson, deputy military government officer. t election. He has replaced Wins on Churchill as prime minister and has his labor government fnnctio g American Cowboy at Okinawa Alexander to Canada ! !i(!!!! !!i!!iiiiii!ii!iiiiil/!!? ~i!il ?:I ~ ii!iii: :::~ :~I: : / I : Field Marshal Sir Harold R. L. G. Alexander, Allied commander-in- ~:: :~::~: chief of the Mediterranean area, who has been appointed governor general of Canada, according to an announcement Just made by Buck. lngham Palace. He succeeds the Earl of Athlone. Youngest Army Hero Pet. Robert Kelso, 14, of Houstbn, Trams, with two battle stars and ,~ Heart, is the youngest GJ. I#~ re~en from Eu~pe, H~S girl Pfc. Chester J. Dziurklewicz, a member of the 27th Division band, is shown entertaining Okinawa children in the village of Taira with some fancy rope twirling. Dzinrklewtcz, formerly a radio entertainer in St. Joseph, Mo was known professionally as Chet Bury. He shows that one of his most entertaining feats is making the ropes talk. American soldiers in the Pacific zone of operations have proven popular with natives. Rides Prize Bull Calf on Farm This farm boy in North Carolina believes in energy conservation, alJd wi~b his patent bridle, manages to utilize one of his father's prize bull calves to serve as his "pony." Not only does he drive the cattle to pas- ture and Imck at night, hut he finds his "mount" useful in a great num- ber of other summer chores on this North Carolina farm. !!ii! : iii iiiiiii il iiii!ii IIII A streamlined cargo-handling system has been devised for speeding vitally needed supplies to the Pacifiu war front via the 72 -ton Mars Transports. "It is the first ever planned for a fleet of large flying ships op- erating on extended ovcrwater routes. The system has proven so successful that its use during postwar era is assured. These and similar planes will be fitted to carry on large operations on future global routes. 4 ap 'Ersatz' Merchant Fleet Takes a Beating J The harbor at Hachinohe~~ in the Jap home island of Honshu, is no safe harbor for these "ersatz" wooden luggers of the dwindling Jap merchant fleet. Hastily and crudely built to replace better ships sunk by the Americans, these ugly ducklings of the Se~ soon join their better predecessors at the bottom of the sea--- urged on their way by guns and bombs of carrier-based aircraft of the mighty U. S. Third fleet. Tires to Aid Civilian Needs :i:i}:[ :~: i: :i~!! Here is one of the huge shipments of rubber tires which arrived from Europe, where they were used on U. S. army vehicles throughout the war area. They were unloaded at Fort Torten, N. Y where they were inspected and classified by the army. Some will be kept in army service, but many turned over for disposal to civilian purchasers. All-Americans Practice at Yale Light Comes on Again Blacked out since Pearl Harbor, the 300,000-candlepower beacon at Montauk Point, Long Island, is shin- Ing again with its prewar brilliance. One of America's first lighthouses, it was established in 1799 and is one of thousand aids to navigation. World's Tallest Hit football training session. Left to right they are Creighton Miller, Ali- &merlcan at Notre Dame in 1943, Yale assistant backfield co~tch; and Paul F. Walker of Oak Park, Ill captain of the 1945 Yale football team, Who was am All-American select/on for end last year. i The tower of the Empire State building, world's tallest, is shown enveloped in fog, smoke and flame I after a U. S. army B-25 bombing | plane crashed into the building re- eontly.