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PAGE EIGHT THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1945 Walster To Advise Wave Lena Esther Be Generous In Victory OnMissouri-Souris JosucksDischarged Irrigation ProjectI h'om the W,ar Departmenu one of Dean H. L. Walster of the No~,h Dakota Agricultural College will selwe as consul.innS and adviser on agricultural and economic t)i'ot)- lento in connee:ion with the M2s- som'i River DevelopmentPlan. H. D. Comstock. Regional Director. Bureau of Realama,tlon. Billings, Mort'Vans. am]ounces. "Dean VCalster is preeminenC2y qualified o serve in that capacity because of his ir~tensive and diver~- fled knowledge of agricultural prac- tices in the Great Plains area, pa2ticulafly in North Dakota," ~k said. "The Bureau of Reclama~on is pioneering a new field in its pro- posal %0 irrl~te vast areas of the Ore~t Plallm now being oper~ under dry land farming practices," Comstook continued. "This trans*Cion will req~ilre a great deal of study and guidsmce. Dean AValster is in a par~cularly exceptional position to advise the Bureau on the many problems that will arise during this period of ~ralm~tion and recpnverslon." "In ~he Departanent of Interior's 1946 appropriation bill, $3.200,000 was alloVted for the furtherance of precoI~t~c~ion activities on I1 initial unCLe of ~he authorized Mis- souri River Basin Plan. W~ile the North Dakota division of the MIS- sourl-Souris unit was not included in the group of pro jeers on which consvruetion will first begin, $100,- 000 was allocated for inves~tg~on of many pluses of th s unit." Dean Wal~ster will study the prob- lems of the proposed North Da- kota divls~on of ~he Missourl-Sotu'is unit, C~k said. "Because of the na, ture. scope and import~nce of the authorized M~- souri~Souris uni, t, and ~he wide di- versl~y of the problen~ it offers, Studies of the phases of this umUt are expected to contribute d~rectdly and to have Immediate application for the basin as a whole. Thas unit, wht~ co~templa~tes irrig#Aon of more t2mn a m~llion and a quar- ter acres of land, will become the ~argest single irri~ated s,rea in the Un~ ~t S*~vtes," Com~tock said. MILKWEED POSSIBLE CROP ~tudies of common mlll~.weed as] J a possible crop have been conduct-I l ed the past two years by NDACI Experiment Station. Thorough in-I vestigation is being made of this plant. NOT SUCCESSFUL our Billings Coumy gdrls ill the peI.'son of Lena Es~cr Josucks,~ specialist (T~ first class of Belfield, ! w'no has 25 months of duty in the Navy h,a.s been discharged. [ lVrk~ Josuclcs is the daughter of ,Mrs. Tillie JosucLs of Belfiesd. At the air station, she was a link trainer operator, and prior to en- tering the service she was one of our best sc~aool teachers, and a gr~luate of the Dickinson Slmte Teachers College. We are glad to welcome her lmme. NDAC Farm Home Week Nov. 13-15 l~r~n and Home Week will be held at NOAC as usual this year, but wlCh the dates pushed ahead several weel~s on the calendar with the hope of more favorable weather for farm people of the state to visit the college. The program will be Nov. 13, 14 and 15. Last year Farm and Home Week was held in Dec~ber. Announcement of Farm and I-loane Week by ,the college, follows re- Paxed travel restrictions and elimin- anon of gas rationing, ,both of Which are expected to react favorably on attendance. Last year more than 800 f~rm people attended the event. l~arm groups and associations are again being invited ~o hold their meetings aC NDAC during the week. A program committee is now at work at the college preparing for the sessions. Farm- Home Hour Return to Airways Beginn:ing Saturday, Sept. 15, the tractor division of the Allis-Ohalm- em Co bring~ the N~tional Farm and Home Hour back to the air- ways as a weekly feature over a cea~t-~to-coa,st N~C network. The program will be heard in this area over K~I~L, BiLlings, Mont 11:00 to 11:30 a. m. (~VT). The new show will retain all the authentic rural flavor 2~at made it for many years the m~)st popular far~ prograxn on the air. Its run of over 5,000 consecutive ,b~ts stands as network radios all-time record. ~n advertisement carr~ug full details of the program is being carried on page eight of ~his issue. Winter v~eats have not been grown with much sucee,~ in Nor0h Dakota. @ m EXHIBITS MEMORIAL BUILDING Small Grains -- Garden Vegetables -- Tame Fruits Fancy Work -- Canned Goods -- Baked Goods All Exhibits must be in by 1 p. m. September 18 ROOSTER TROT 2:30 P.M EachDay SPORTING EVENTS 3:00 P.M EACH DAY Races All Kinds --- Tug-O-War Hog Calling Contest Husband Calling Contest Takes Place on Street in Front of Hall Various Attendance Prizes Offered 1 Festlva Dance Movies Tues Sept. 18th Wed Sept. 19th "MY FRIEND FLICKA" By American Legion Memorial Hall FIVE RIDES TENT SHOWS CONCESSIONS Throughout Both Days ||j Come and Celebrate BELFIELD WELCOMES YOU Sponsored By BELFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ~bove is a reproduction cff the poster which will keynote the 1945 Victory Drive of the North Dakota War Chest whie2a opens October 1. North Dakota's quota has been se~ at $345,000---funds to be used to finance 19 war-rel~ed agencies furnishing aid to nee6y peoples in allied nations and zo servmemen in America's vast army of occupation. Contract Let For The Garrison Dam Town Designing Cor~tract for the design of the construction town ~o be buil* near ~e site of the proposed darn south of Garrison, has been awarded by the Army Engineer Corps to John Latermer and Sons. Omaha architects. The architects will plan the town Which will be built before any work is done on the dam proper, I~. Col. De~be~t B. Freeman, District Engineer in charge, said. (~t Is not y~ known where ffle proposed town will be located. Rumors in Bismarck have it the, t ~wo sites are con&idered, one on the west side, north of Stan~on, and another on the,e(ast side, w.esz of Coledaarbor. However, all reports agree that the town will be built to accommodate a population of 10.000. .Freeman said all structures in the town will be# bull* and owned by the governmer~t. Commercial est~blisa'xments will be operated in these structures under concession atreements. He emphasized that no negotiation for concessions will be considered until after plans are completed the exact number and size of com- mercial struomres established and construotlon {acllities actually are sere'ted. At that time, he said, "adequa%e notice" will ,be given by published advex~tisemer~ts to ,all persons who are imerested in doing business in the construction town. These ad- ver~lsernen~ts will be similar o ,those used to notify prospective bid- ders on construction contract. A~thoug~ no money h~ yet been appropriated for con~ruetaon of the dam, funds for he design of the town have been made a~ail~ble and work will go forward at once. Construction of the town will be first on the army agenda in order that workers on the dam proper may have a place to live and may have f~cili ies for decent living. during ,their stay in the construc- tion area. Kasper Named As State Appointanent of John Kasper, StaCe AAA Chairman, as State Di- rector of the recently organized "Production and Marketing Admin- istration', effective september 1, has ~een announced by J. B. I-Iut- son, Administrator. At the same time Htttson named Emll ,Frost, former State Office of ~upply Di- rector, as A~iStant to Kasper. The State Director will have over-all supervision of both "pro duction" and "m~rketing" progranm, and will ~be directly responsible for production ~-~tivlties. He is admin- istratively responsible o H~tson, the P~A Admin~s~rsvtor, but will report through the Director of the PlVIA Field Service Branch, headed by N. E. Dodd, ~ormer AA~ Chief. The Assistant Director, under t~e supervision and direvtlon of the State ~Director, will be concerned $055 The North Dakota War Chest "Be Generous in Victory" campaign which opens October 1, is going over w~th a bang. That's the opinion of Supreme Court Justi'ee A. M. Ghrlstianson who recalls the 1918 "VictmT Drive" of the United War Fund--an or- ganization similar to ,the National War Fund--which opines.ted for the benefit of servicemen and needy peoples in war-torn countries in the first World War. q'hat drive was slated to start November llth 1918---which was the day the armistice was signed erOd- ing the war against Germany," Ohristianson said. "Due to excitemeI~t and celebra- tion attending the even~, North Dakota United War Fund officials, postaponed the drive until November 18. Then started out in quest of funds. North Dakota in 1918 wasn't nearly so prosperous as she is to- day. Yet a generous citizenry came through with approximately one million dollars donation from th~s state to the national fund to heal the wounds of that first war. "North Dakota's goal in a sim41ar drive this year ~s only $345,0{)0--- about a third of the amount con- tr}buted to the "Victory Drive" in 1918. "And North Dakota today is more prosperous ~han at any time in her history. Bank deposits of in- dividuals have soared to almost 400~09200. Many millions more are nvested in stocks and bonds, postal avmgs and war securities~ Bins ~.d elevators are filled :o over- ,lowing with umrmrketed grain. ~astures are loaded with fat live- -Sock wh,ich will soon be ready for the market. "And another bumper crop is crowding the old crop for the mar- ket. "And in such a land of plenty, where citizens have escaped the scars of war, it would be strange indeed if the people would turn a deaf ear 'to a plea for help from those ~ho have suffered and are still suffering, paying the price for victory which has made us secure." 4-H Achievement Institute Likely News for 4-H club members in North Dakota is that their annual s~ate Achievement Instatute at NDAC will be continued this fo~ll, provided no further government re- strictions are imposed on holding of meetings. The 4~H club depart- ment of the E~tension Service says Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 has .been set aside for the event. H. E. Billing, st~e 4-H leader, adds that the number of delegates will be governed by existing emer- gency conditions, but it is hoped a full attendance of approxinmtely 500 will be possible. County 4-H org~nlzations are be- ing notified that Achievement In- stitute will be held and are being instructed to select their official delegates. &chievement Institute at NDAC has been the most important state event for North De~kota 4-H mem- bers for many years. Deega~es are chosen from each eoun~ty. The 1945 iusti%ute will be the 35th. wi~h merketing programs including Large High School primarily school ~unch, direct dls- trib ion, and ated food Attendance Urged preservation programs. ' Governor Aanda~ has asked The State AAA Committee will Nortax Dakota .to .n~ke it Eaeir per- continue to perl~rm the same func- sonal business to encourage and tions as heretofore with respect to enable all hlg~n school age boys the Agricultural and Crop In~ranue and gSrh to enroll in sc~h~l this programs. Farmers will cor~tinue to call at the county office of .their year." elected AAA committees for hel~ Expressing concern over the fact ~mt numerous you~as quit school and ~rgormation on all programs during the war years, the governor previously handled by these com- mittees, including commodi,ty loans, urged people of the state to sup- dairy, beef, and sheep payments po~ our educational leaders in their and other price support activities, effoff~s to provide an educo/~ion whirls will quali~y our young people for .~he responstbfllVies of citizen- QUACKGRASS IS HARD ship in this world of new inventions Quackgrass is hard to kill be- and rapid travel and communiea- catme it spreads mainly from many fiord, underground stems or rootstocks, "Rinse underground parts serve as Better Gas Coming storage organs normally contain- ing large amounts of reserve ms- Says OPA Report Serials wt'Ach enable them to es- tabRsh new growth even when en- tirely separated from the parent, plant. CORRECT CUTTING NECESSARY Corn should be cut for silage when the kernels are nearly glazed, at least 75 per cent, according to NDA~ Extension Service. If~ frost appears, corn should be cut im- mediately. Improved qualities of regular and premium grades of gasoline, about to come on the market, will cost no more ,than the lower qualities of these grades produced for civil- tan use during the war, OPA an- nounced recently. Premium grade g~soline is also being improved, and, as a result, OPA has lifted the minimum octane rating for this type gasoline from 75 to 78 octane. Dairy Production Ralph E. Marvin Payments Raised Is on Battleship Tlxe Dairy Produe ion Payment In Bay of Tokyo rate~ for the months of July, Au?ust and September. 1945. have new been raised from 10 cents per Ralp,h E. Marvin. fire control- pound for butterfat to 13 cents, third class, son of Mr. and per pound, and tl~e paymen~ for Mrs. Roy V. Marvin of Route 1, ~'hole milk has been increased from St. Helens. Oregon, former rein- 35 cents per cwt. to 45 cents per dents of Billings County, is sehving on the U.S.S. Alabama in Tokyo Application for payment for this bay, which is par~ of the powerful ,period should be made immediately Pacific fleet completing the first following September 30th. Pro- s~ages of the occupation of Japan. dueers are requested not to mail~ Under the operational control of in evidence of their sales for the Adm. Willian F. Halsey, the Ala- above period until o~ter September bama, with 11 other battleships, 17 30th. aircraft carriers, six escort ear- ties, 20 cruisers and more than ,R;smarcl l'osen ~9o o~her u.s. ships, is helping take , over control of the Nip's blg naval For NDFU Meet ~o explorer. Rear Admiral PAch- ard E. Byrd, U~N retired, was on Bismarck has been chosen as the board temporarily during a shore 1945 convention ~ty for the North ~borfabardment near Tokyo shortly Dakota Farmers Union, secretary 'before the end of the war. He A. L. Hellebust, announced Mort- called this bombm.~ment "a n~ile- day. The conver~tion will be held stone in warfare" because the ship in the World War Memorial build- was "able ~o hit the target so ac- ing November 7, 8. 9, and 10, with curataly without being able to see county Farmers Union officials it."---~t. Heleus Pioneer. meeting Nov. 5 and 6. Bismarck was selected for the second colmecu, tive year, Heilebust Is Your Subscription Paid Up? reported, because it affords, ~o- ge~er with Mandan, the most room and eating facilities for the large crowd expected to a~tend. Several nationally known leaders of agriculture are being sought as speakers for the first peacetime Fa~xners Union conveI~tion in four years. W. J. RAY Attorney-at-Law PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS Medora, N. Dak. Beach, North Dakota Better Do It This Week! GENUINE FREESTONE ELBERTAS STAND. CRATE FRESH WASHINGTON ITALIAN JUICY CALIFORNIA VALENCIAS DOZ. FOR 127DIVIDU.~L F ~CH 12c SILVER LILY PURE CRAB APPLE 2-LB. JAR NUT MEATS FANCY HALVES -LB, PKG. PURE 1945 PACK 'EXTRA STANDARD FARMDALE NO. YS 20-OZ. CANS CORN OLE =RNEL TIMEL Z CANS ZS' PEA S01 "", RAND @ CA S &O - PHILLm'S~J ~OV,-OZ. ~D TOMATO @ CANS d~0 HARVESTZ,= 49, QUEEN BAGS COFFEE HARLOT QUEEN 2 I-LB, ,ARS .LAC HARVEST QUEEN PKG. HEALTH DRINK PANCAKE FLO R PILLSBURY'S PKG. FLOUR owl '1.99 1-LB. JAR 3-LB, JAR LAND O'LAKES BRAND POINT FREE 14 -OZ. CANS SODA CRACKERS g-LB. FRESH AND CRISP BOX LOOSE WILES' FINEST OLD ENGLISH 24-OZ. FURNITURE POLISH BOT. IT*S ECONOMICAL AND EFFECT.~/E 13-OZ. CANS CLEANSER CHASES DIRT 14-OZ. CANS .oz, 59c ooz. PTS. QTS. RED OWL'S "SQUARE SHARE" POLICY to share our merchandise fairly At time~ we do not have enough of all items to ~erve every customer but when we advertise or offer such products for sale, everyone will be treated the same . . . no under-counter selling, Our plan of limiting individual purchases and selling scarce products only from displays provides equal opportunity for share alike. /