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t THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER I I ~ -' 'n III 1 , Elephants Now Used to Clean Up Blitzed Hamburg [ Students Stage New Type Strike Kieri, 35 years old, is one of the elephants placed into service to aid in the cleaning up of much-bombed Hamburg, Germany. Kieri is being assisted in the Job by Many, a 25-year-old mate, barely visible on offside. They are pulling the remains of an automobile from a blitzcd building. An elephant can haul 3,000 pounds without much effort, and never seems to tire, even after long hours of work. Japanese Object to Strict Food Control Program A huge throng of ;Japanese face a bannered platform in Hibya park, Tokyo, during a demonstration against the current food shortage. The park is in do.wntown Tokyo, adjacent to the palace grounds. The Japanese objected not only to lack of food, but to any control over their food supplies. Visible Speech Device for Deaf At a defnonstratlon at the Bell laboratories in New York, Edgar Bloom ;Jr totally deaf man, talks with Miss Harrtet Green over a telephone to which a cathode ray translator is connected. The device, known as "visi- ble speech," translatos sounds into patterns of light on the screen. Hull Awarded Nobel Peace Prize Former Secretary of State Cordell HuH has been awarded the Nobel Peace prize. Photo shows Mr. and Mrs. ! r read congratulatory messages in their Washington apartmenL tet U. . secretary of state was selected due to his in the early organ/- Chinese Army Styles With his "G.I." umbrella protect- ing him from the rain, th~s grinning Chinese sentry of the 70th national army stands guard at one of the docks at Kiirum, where the Chinese troops were landed by units of the U. S. 7th fleet. Truman's Big Turkey Prejident Harry S. Truman is shown with a 48-pou~td turkey pre- sented to him on behalf of the tur- key growers of Minnesota. It won first ~rizc in Minnesota turkey show. University of Pittsburgh students crowding around for their turn to sign a petition circulated in a demand for a new football coach. They questioncd the rcccrd of Coach Clark Shaughnessy and a so-called policy of "mass substituting." The strike was brought about by the Pitt Pan- thers having won only two games this year. Vet Moves to Street Foxhole Frank K. Richardson, a discharged veteran and holder of the Purple Heart, shown with his wife and their nine-month-old son,tarter they had been forced to move from their New York City home because the prop- erty had been sold. They had been unable during a six months' exten- sion to find another home due to New York's acute housing shortage. British Prime Minister Greeted Prime Minister Clement Attlee of Great Britain was greeted by the nation and congress when he arrived to meet with President Harry S. Truman to work out plans for the control of the atomic bomb. While in Washington he met with officials from Canada as well as members of congress and the U. S. state and war departments. Girls Play on Sadie Haw ns Day Sadie Hawkins day was celebrated at the University of Kentucky, Lex-~ lngton, and the campus queens are finding out how the male of the species live. During the celebration the girls carryAhe boys' books, open doors and all the other "'gentlemanly" courtesies usually shown them. in a tug-n-war the girls rough up Joe Meats, one of the male students. zation work of the United To Be Chief of Staff Latest photograph of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, taken while on re- cent trip to Washington. Washing- ton reports indicate that he will soon relieve General Marshall as chief of staff. He has gone on record as favoring a single unit of national defense. Rehabilitation Head Maj. Gen. Graves B. Erskine of the U. S. marine corps, who has been appointed director of retrain- ing and re-employment administra- tion of the U. S. labor" department, which will handle the vocational rehabilitation and education of dis- charged veterans. Santa on Television Early visits are being made into American homes by Santa Claus by way of television. When he visited large department store in Philadel- phia, he was seen throughout the building by television. Next year ho may visit many homes this way. Stalin's Successor? Gen. A. A. Zhdanov, one of Rus- sta's most powerful behind-the. scenes political figures, who, Stock. holm reports, has been named by I ]Premier Stalin as his successor im ] case Stalin's illness continues.