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September 20, 1945

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|I THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER Regains Court Title After three years of inaction, ~rah Palfrey Cooke came back to regatu the National Amateur Wom- en's Tennis title from defendin8 champion, Pauline Bets, 3-6, 86, 6-4. The tournament held at Forest Hills, New York, was the first postwar event. Our Flag Over Japan Proud G.l.s of the llth airborne watch the Amerlcan flag flapping in the breeze, soon after their arrival at Atsugi airstrip tram Okinawa, as planes in the background wing over the field. The raising of the flag marked complete surrender of Japs. Champ Girl Hurler Connie WisniewskJ, of Detroit, nee hurler for the Grand Kspids Chicks of the AII-American Girls Profession- al Ball league, broke a pitching rec- ord with 34 wins for the season, as well ss for the three years the league has been in existence. 'I Did No Wrong' "'Tokyo Rose," did nothing more thu entertain G.l.s. which despite her aintement, nnd that of her rela- tives in Chicago, is not what she in. tended. Six Pairs of Twins in Family i Japs Surrender on USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay The land of the Dionne quintuplets has produced another marvel: six pairs of twins in the same family. Of these 12 twins, 7 are still living. They were part of a family of 19 children, born in 23 years to farmer Ollvier Brault, 42, and his wife Germaine, 39, near Montreal, Cannda. The 12 living children are pictured with parents. Boyington.Wainwright-Wermuth Three outstanding heroes of the war against Japan, MaJ. Gregory Boyingten, marine corps ace, left; Lt. Gen. Jonathan M. Wainwright, hero of Corregidor, center; and Capt. Arthur W. Wermuth, "one man a~my of Bataan," credited with killing 116 Japs sJnglehanded, were all found alive in prison camps, despite extreme hardships they underwent, Pete The Pooch Is an Able Seaman Photograph shows General MacArthur and his Allied staff looking on as Gen. Hsu Yungchang signs the surrender document aboard the USS Missouri, laying off Tokyo bay. The signatures of all Allied countries were added to those of the Japanese. MacArthur signed for the United Sta~-s. The terms of the surren- der are already being put into effect, although it is admitted by miHbu-y authorities that it will take mouths before a working government is set up in Jalm~. A World Commercial Problem for Years to Come eKeijo KOKURA OTO M~ir~ Tools Aircraft Lacquer YAWATA Munitions Electrical Equipmenl Chemicals Machine Tools Steel Mills Oil Refiner~s Chemicals Machine Tools Steel MIUs Chemicals Munitions KOBE ~raphJte Machine ToolsAircraft NAGASAKI Electrical Equlpment Steel Milh Chemical WorksShipyards Machine Tools Mechonized Equipment R ice Steel Mills Shipyards Copper Rice PLANTS IN TOKYO AREA 1~I;i Machine Too~s Steel Mills|~l Chemical Works( Munitions J-'-'! Oil Refineries Shipyards|~ i Electrical Equipment Aircraft J~---i Motorized Equipment Plants /~i Fruit YOKOHAMA 0~I Refineries Mechanized Equipment ~--~---i Machine Tools t Chemical Works ~.pyords Aircraft Electrical Equipment NAGOYA Machine Tools ~;pyards Boctrical Equipment Munitions Chemical Works Aircraft FUKUOKA OSAKA SASE80 SteQI Mills Machine Tools Mtmltloes Machine Tools Aircraft Chemical Works Steel Mills ~pyards Mochkqe Too~ M~honized E.q~p':~nt ~hlpyords Aircraft Mtmitlo~ Electrical Eqolpment Oil While Japan will be whittled down from a prewar empire of 260,'/'/0 square miles to 146,690 square miles, the administration of the lshLnds by the Allies will be a major task. The control of the 72,000,000 Japs on the home islands will not be easy for the Allies. Map shows industrial Japan. Many of these industries will be dis- placed. Iml~tlence is the uame for Pete, who can't walt for a llne to be tossed from the chock, but dives into the sea and swims ashore, guiding /he coast gustd cutter to its berth at LeHsvre, Frs~ce. After being lifted out of the water, with the line in his mouth, he sees that it is properly moored to bollard. The wire-haired fox terrier meets all ships. Hurley Serves as Peace Maker Moo Tsc-ttmg, Communist leader of China, was escorted by Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Huriey, American ambassador to China, to s meeting with Chlang Kai-shek. The result of Hurley's efforts was a report, "Now with the victorious conclusion of the war against Japan, China is about to en- ter the stage of peaceful reconstruction." L. to It Moo, Hurley, Chiang. Choose Up for Boys All-American Babe Ruth, pllo: of the Eastern nine, and Ty Cobb, manager of the Western nine of the Esquire All-Amerlca boys, "choose up" just be- fore the start of the Boys East-West championship. They took time out to demand ball parks for every 1,000 boys in the United States. Ruth and Cobb still remain heroes to thousands of sand tot players. Papers of Historical Importance Spread on the table are the complete Japanese surrender papers, [ including terms of surrender. In the background can be seen one of the 1 Japanese delegates as he gazes at the papers. At least his bat got ] in the photograph. Copies of the surrender will be preserved for future I generations, and as a guide for newer generations of Japs. Japs Starved Yanks This starved, emaciated Paw from Aomori, near Yokohama, shows effects of malnutrition at hands of Japs, as he was rescued by U. S. mercy squa~Irons. In addition to hu- mLn torches, other inhuman and barb&rio brutal acts were practiced. Good-By to Fishing Ten-year-old Joe Morrison is given his final fishing instructions before be returns to school. Like thousands of other boys, be spent some port of the summer ~ and c&mping.