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October 11, 1945

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I I I I THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER General MacArthur Receives Emperor Hirohito Japan's emperor went to meet Japan's conqueror, General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. It was the first time in 2,000 years of Japanese history that a mikado had left the royal palace to be received by a foreigner. Emperor Hirohito, "The Son of Heaven," was dressed in formal morning attire, not in his flam- boyant dress of admiral or marshal. The conquered ruler bowed to American correspondents. Uncle Sam's Most Expensive Private First Class Pf~. Arthur Griser', Insert, whose wife and 11 children ure shown awaiting his return from Europe to their Pttcairn, Pa home. They have been married 12 years and have three sets of twins among their 11 children. Their army allotment of $280 a month is believed to be the highest paid to any private first class. Griser is Just as anxious to return to his family as the paymaster Is to be relieved of this expensive soldier. It's a Long Walk Up to the Top View of crowded Empire State building lobby after elevator strike went into effect. Workers seem hesitant about climbing stairs to their offices, and have backing of health authorities who put limit st eight flights for workers under 30 years old. Stricken Brothers Await Death The three Pinion brothers, BIHy, 15, left; David, 19, on bed; and Lloyd, 12, right, all crippled by muscular dystrophy, a rare disease, usually fatal, shown as they await their sad fate at the home of their widowed mother, near Salisbury, N. C. The boys were recently taken to Duke university hospital where doctors said they could do nothing for them. Football Gains Speed An example of the quality type of foothaH being displayed this season is demonstrated by Dan Dworsky of Sioux Falls, S. D who will play fuHbsck for Michigan. The end of the war has released many stars. Pearl Harbor Counsel William Dewitt Mitchell of New York, u lifelong Democrat who served as attorney general under President Hoover, has been appoint- ed counsel for Pearl Harbor quiz. First Rubber Shipment Arrives The nation's first shipment of rubber from the Pacific since Pearl Harbor, produced under the very noses of the Japanese in the Philip- pines, recently arrived at San Francisco. Forty-two tons of the precious crude stock was shipped from the Pathfinder plantation of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company in Mindanao. Labor Management Talks Industrial Peace Shown around the table are, left to right: Sec. Henry A. Wallace, ~ec. Lewis B. Schwellenbach, William Green of the AFL, Eric A. John- ~ton, president of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, Charles Symington, J. Paul Douglas, Robert L. Watt, Joyce O'HarJ, Bay Smlthurst, Ted Sll- vey, Ira Mosher, and Philip Murray of the CIO, as they ~ labor peace. Here Come the Brides--555 of 'Em When the former luxury liner Lurline docke~ at San Francisco re- cently, the cargo included 555 Austr~tllan war brides of American serv- icemen and some 200 of their children. Hundreds of other war brides are awaiting transportation from Australia as well as from England, France, and other European countries. They will all be brought here soon. Airliner Soon to Circle Globe Above is an artist's drawing of the Constellation's interior, showing the seating accommedations for the passengers. This will be typical of the accommodations that will be found on most airliners in this country, as well as those covering around-the-world routes. They will also be pro. vialed with kitchens and service rooms for comfort of travelers. i Only Lady Exerciser Marie Batzer, the only feminine exercise rider at Hollywood Park track, is shown with Wing and Wing before one of her regular morning workouts. Doolittle Gets Steak En route to Washington, General Doolittle arrived at San Francisco from Honolulu in a "war weary" B-29 and asked for a steak. Jimmy shows that he has not forgotten how to do away with this precious item of food.His future ~ are un- certain. 'Gotta Sign Off Now' "General Wainwright is a great guy. Gotta sign off now, the Japs are closing in. Notify my mother in Brooklyn. What wourdn't I give for an ice cream soda." This was the final message sent out of Corregidor by Sgt. Irving Strobing before the Japs entered. Ford II Advanced Henry Ford II, who was recently named president of the Ford Motor company, is pictured talking to his grandfather, who res/gned from the office.