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October 20, 1960

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BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER PICKING UP MOMENTUM--Riding in a motorcade m Bos- ton, Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nlxon and his wife, Pat, were greeted by two little bootblacks running alongside the car. Nixon's toughening campaign attack against Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy is picking up momentum, now that he has the long-awaited blessing from President Eisenhower. Motor Carriers Re-elect Page Ending their two-day conven- tion recently in Fargo, the North Dakota Motor Carriers Assn. re- elected George Page of Bis- marck president and named him state president of the American T r u c k i n g Assn succeeding George Carlson of Williston. I-larry Eehm, Hel)ron, was elected vice president, and A1 Chaussee, B/smarek, and Ed Gentzknow, Lisbon, were named directors. The association adopted two re- solutions for the consideration of Congress, one suggesting that the temporary one-cent increase in federal gasoline tax be permitted to expire June 30, 1961. The other urged bring up to schedule the lagging federal high- way improvemenz p r o g r a m launched in 1956. The truckers suggest appropriating tl:.-~ addi- tional funds needed from the gen- eral fund. "inasmuch as more than $1.8 billion annually now goes into the general fund de- rived from excise taxes paid by motor vehicle owners." "Future rncrease in federal users taxes should be avoided in light or the already heavy state and federal tax burden borne by the motor vehicle own- er," the resolution said. "Non- user benefits should be consider- ed if any additional federal funds are necessary." --El'-- campaign, but in order to help determine the policy ~f the new administration." The executive board of the Missouri Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, reviewed the past summer's season at its meet- ing which was held last week in Bismarck Glenn C. Vantine, Bismarck, is the council presi- dent and presided at the meeting. A total of 47 Boy Scout troops attended camp at the coumcil's Heart Butte Scout Reservation Located on the Heart Butte Reser- voir, 18 miles south sf Glen Ullin. This represented nearly 70 percent of the council's troops. Some 6733 Boy Scouts and adults leaders took part in the intensive training and recrea- tional activities offered at the scout reservation A full 100 per- cent of the Boy Scout units in the Beaver Valley District at- ANSWERS KHRUSHCHEV--British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan tests the podium at the United Nations in New York City before answering Soviet Premier Niktta Khrush- chev's attack on the U.N. Later in the day Macmillan and Khrushchev held a private summit meeting. tended, setting a record within the council. The district includes Bismarck, Wilton, Robinson, Steele, Wishek, Ashley, Linton, Napoleon and McKenzie. In addition, six troops and explorer posts took authorized tours, canoe trips er exploration trips. Explorer Post 560, Napo- leon, went on a ten-day canoe trip at the Region 10 Canoe Base on the Minnesota-Ontario Bor- der: Explorer Post 515, Bismarck, went to the Grand Tetous in Wyoming; Troop 37, Garrison, went on an exploration trip~ on the Garrison Reservoir and Troop 27, Bowman, went to Yel- lowstone National Park. 53 Boy Scouts and Explorers and eight adults leaders attended the Na- tional J~mboree at Colorado Springs, Colo. Operation of the Heart Butte Scout reservation, making all ar- rangements for the National Jam- boree trip and counseling and information for the ether trips are a part of the service ren- dered by the Missouri Valley Council in its annual program for Scouting in the entire area. In a letter to Dr. Abbott, Star- cher said, "We want you to know that this signal honor comes to yo~ in recognition of your long and faithful service to the Uni- versity of North Dakota, its ad- ministration, faculty and stu- dents; and for your many con- tributions to chemistry both as a distinguished teacher, influenc- ing the lives of untold numbers of students, and through your many professional contributions in the field of chemistry." Dr. Starcher said the board's action was the result of a re- commendation by himsel~ and members of the chemistry de" partment. "I am sure," he added, "that this has the hearty endorse- ment of studentss colleagues and friends of Dr. Abbott." Dr. Abbot was well-known in the area for his regular talks over the campus radio station, "Science from the Sidelines," which were broadcast for many years. He was the major per- former in the "Greater Univer- sity of North Dakota" series be- gun in 1934. Dr. Abbott received B. S. and M. A. degrees from De- Pauw University, Greencastle, Ind in 1895 and 1896, respec- tively. He received his Ph.D de- Nygaard CitesPioneers Hjalmar Nygaard, Republican candidate for Congress, paid trib- ute to the pioneers who settled North Dakota-in a speech at Hettinger. "Let's not betray the pioneers who came to this coun- try seeking freedom--freedom from a powerful government. All they wanted was the oppor- tunity to work and provide a lievlihood fortheir families," Nygaard said. "These pioneers," he continu- ed, "didn't want and didn't ex- pect a strong central govern- ment to nurse them from 'the cradle to the grave. I am sure the American people don't want to mortagage the income of future generations for personal plea- sure today." Ranger p YOU ~" /TI:ROM "TOP O~ H/L/ THESE PEOPLE LIKE CASTRO--Cheers ring out for Cuba's Premier Fidel Castro from this throng across the street from the Theresa, his Harlem hotel in New York. THESE PEOPLE DISLIKE CASTRO--Here is one of the many bands of guerrillas fighting the Castro regime In Cuba's hill country. Bearded leader is MaJ. Sinesio Walsha INDIA'S Prime Minister Ja- waharial Nehru is running a close second to Soviet Pre- mier Nikita Khrushchev as a favorite camera target at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Khrushchev held an unsched- uled, rainy sidewalk news conference (top, left)0 In which he called British Prime Mlnister Harold Macmillan another Neville Chamberlain. Macmillan (top, right) calm- ly puffed a cigar after lam- basting Khrushchev. Next: a common scene at the Gen- eral Assembly. Third down: At a reception given by Nehru, he clinks glasses with U~P~ President Gamal Abdel Nauer (left) and Aeltmed 8uka.rao, Indone~rla president. Bottom: Nehru p nders at his U. de . PT.Y A /(/T~ /JK~ 7"A~AT. ) ~ MV/N'/At ~" ~'[/-/AT CAB/A/ q . Y~ ~O/N~ 7"O FIIV~ OUT. //O/NO/ THAT CANNOT