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November 24, 1960     The Billings County Pioneer
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November 24, 1960

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BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER CRASH SURVIVOR -- Mrs. Cleta Faye Widowsky, of Newton, Kansas, visits her son, Don Adams, a member of California State Polytechnic College football team, as he lies in a hospital at Toledo, Ohio. Adams was one of 26 survivors on the ill-fated chartered plane which crashed on take-off, killing 22 persons. The plane was taking the team back to San Luis Obispo, Calif. Farmers could get along with- out a,g r i c u 1 t u r a I chemicals though their rates of production would be reduced and their costs increased. Consumers would lose more; decline in food volume produced would be so great that costs would rise sharply. TWINS IN BANK VAULT 52 YEARS--JIm Radtch, assistant cashier of the Pajaro Valley Bank in Watsonville, Calif holds up an X-ray of Siamese twins as he looks at their em- balmed bodies in that suitcase found in the bank's vault. A death certificate signed in Tucson, Ariz carries the date April 10, 1908, and the name Antonio E. Herreru as the father. A new law calling for inventory of unclaimed items every seven years was responsible for the discovery of the bodies and X-ray. Ken Taylor, savings supervisor, kneel= at the door of the bank vault. SWINGING IN THE RAIN--Henry Cabot Lodge, Republican Vice Presidential nominee, is greeted on the rain-swept lawn of Seton Hall, Orange, N. J by Msgr. John J. Dougherty (right), president of the college. At left is Bernard M. Shanley. Lodge will be joined by Vice President Richard M. Nixon in a swing through New Jersey on their eampaig~ drive along East Coast. iii !/iI i SCORED AGAINST DEATH--Mrs. Susan Kelly holds baby Kim in ~an Luis Obispo, Calif after learning that her husband, Roger,~ a member of the California Polytechnic College football team, survived the Toledo, Ohio, plane crash. Sixteen of the 35 players aboard met death, asdid six passengers, In all, 48 per. son= were on the craft when it crashed in a fog after taking off. MDU Profits Almost 8% Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. reported in its recent stockhold- ers' meeting that the firm's net earnings climbed to $3,185,399 after taxes in the nine-month l~eriod which ended Sept. 30. compared with S2.950.852 in the similar period a year ago. After preferred dividend re- quirements of $513,750, these earnings were equivalent to .1.- 34 a share as against $1.22 a share on 2,001,220 shares of common stock currently outstanding. Board Chairman R. M. Heskett said operating revenues were $23,007,510--up 5.1 per cent. The principal gain was in electric revenues, which were $10,299,- 684, compared with $9,679,945 a year ago. Gas revenues rose $498,409, or 4.1 per cent, for a total of $12,579,955. Net operating income for the first nine months of 1960 was $4,443.890, compared with $4,- 339,731 in the same period a year ago. Heskett said that fine weather during the summer and early fall had enabled the company to proceed rapidly with its $8,500,000 1960 gas and electric construc- tion program. Installations de- signed to increase the company's natural gas service capacity to the Billings and Bismarck-Man- dan - Dickinson markets have been completed and construc- tion of a 65-mile electric trans- mission line from Glenham to McIntosh, S. D should be com- pleted Dec. 1, he reported. Heskett stated that natural gas service had been made avail- able to Crookston, Minn Oct. 15. "Crookston," he noted, "is in the prosperous Red River Valley and should prove an ex- cellent market for natural gas." Lignite Study The bureau of mines has an- nounced it is considering an in- tensified research program for utilizing the nation's lignite re- serves. Director Marling J. ,Ankeny said the program was discussed in general terms at a recent meet- ing of bureau personnel with members of the advisory com- mittee to the Grand Forks, N. D lignite research laboratory. [] North Dakota's state fire mar- shall's office lists 305 farm fires causing damage of over $100 in 1959. Total loss from these fires was $423,838.86. [] The meaning of the 4-H symbol is significant. Each 4-H-er pled- ges his HEAD to clearer think- rag, HEART to greater loyalty, HANDS to larger service and HEALTH to better living for club, community and country. ,OANNY" WAJ~ C4PT"U/~ED ,JU ~7" 77~,4R~',E" 07"/,~$ A,4PE T/-/~ 7"I'VO WHO MA~ OFF LIKE L/V/IV" /'YA/T2. DANNY'5 CAPTORS REACH THEIR i::~STINATION WHILE--- ),0/.i 7*I#/V/~ A,'O~E/6N POkVE~ ,qtVD MALE HEIR FOR SHAH--It's both a solemn and joyous moment for the Shah of Iran, 41, as he leaves the maternity clinic at Tehran after Queen Farah Diba gave birth to a son. Upon seeing the 8-pound, 13-ounce infant, the Shah danced a jig and spoke to the child in baby talk. The birth of an heir to the throne at long last touched off a wild celebration and a three- day holiday. With the Shah is Premier Sharif Emami (left). PO YO/ I K,"/OkV --ANP PAW,~Y" X~S. /~-L cAPTZ/A=~,O P 7~ZA --- UNTIL H~ TV/,E'N T)I- ONE, IT COULD XE,~ h'~'i4/ ~/~/AFOIJ GO/V@ 7"0 7~LI T 141VNY -- THE RANGER AND THE SHERIFF TALK IN KO SIN'S CALVIN. A/v kv x zoS/y 7"O TH~ TO,~Ot, CE AND ~" k A RANCH HOU~SE MILES AWAY. c zY./