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December 29, 1960

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BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER Dondi Finds a Welcome Gift-- A Savings Bond for Christmas Pianist to Perform in Bismarck ! t David Kory, five-year-old star of "Dondi," the motion picture based on Gus Edson's comic strip character, displays the "present with a fumre"--a U. S. Savings Bond. It was given him by Mr. Edson, who is Chairman of the National Cartoonists Society Savings Bonds Com- mittee, as a token of his affection. The California courts have already ruled that a portion of David's earnings from the Albert Zugsmith IProduction must be invested in Savings Bonds for Iris future education. emocrats State Sen John Garaas 38 Watfgrd City attorney was elect ed Sunda~ Lv the Dernocr~tic state central committee !o r place Aboer E L: son at Manqan as s[a~e cil;t fill a i Cover tier elect William L Guy had suggested Larsons resigna tion earlier and had endorsed Garaas for the post The state central committee ap proved by a vote of 27-13 a pro- posal to table or indefinitely lay aside consideration of I.arson's reqnest for a vote of confidence in his ehairmm,ship. When the eom~x, itWe voted against t:~.bling the matter. Larson resigned. At the news e,~nference. Lar- son praised Garaas as a party John Garafts, leader and pledged his continu- ed support of the Democratic party. Garaas paid tribute to Larson. Guy paid tribute to Lar- son and Larson said he would help 13uy's administration when- ever he could. Guy was asked what effect Garaas' election would have on party unity. "I'm sure," he said, "that the S @ airman majority of the state central com- mittee men felt that the election of John Garaas would promote the maximum harmony which is consistent with strength in the party." Garaas said: 'We hope to move forward to get an organization to work with the governor and all other Democratic officers to g~ve to the people the type of government that we have promis- ed them in our platform." Asked what his feelings were foilowing the committee action. Larson answered: "'I'm a parly man first, last a'ad all the time. Whatever the party does. I stand behind it I think they've elected the finest man the par~- could choose." Garaas is completing his first term as slate senator from Mc- Kenzie eovnty and with the open- ing of the legislative session will start his second. ~['-] gURGUM RULES ON SOCIAL SECURITY Arty Geol. Leslie R. Burgum has ruled that Dart-time township assessors working for the state hail insurance department during the summer months must have Social Security payments with- held from their salary. Burgum noted the nature of the Dart-time activities of as- sessors and coneluded that the Sqcial Seccri~y law pertains to total salaries earned and when commissions earned from the Hail Department are added to the salary paid by townships, the total amount qualifies the as- sessor for Social Security credit. [] GAME WARDEN WINS PISTOL SHOOT District game warden Ken Mc'- Keague is the new North Da- kota Peace Officer's plato1 cham- pion, according to the game and fish department news I~ureau. McrKaugue won the first place trophy in class A competition at lhe annum meeting of the State Peace Officer's Assn heId re- cently in Williston. DEATH WAS LAST PASSENGER--Irving Glaubach, Brooklyn taxi driver, slumps over the wheel of his cab as an ambulance doc- tor pronounces him dead. Glaubach, fifth driver to be slain since the first of the year, has been shot to death in the Morn- topside Park section of New York's Harlem. Clutched in his hand was a piece of a gray-blue necktie, which police believe he may have yanked from hls assailant, whose bullet entered Glaubach's right ear, A sawed-off rifle was discovered nearby. ANTI-CASTRO 'CALLING CARD'--Cuban Premier Fidel Castro's personal doctor, Mmmel Fajardo, was killed by the boml~ ~ahat blew this hole in a Havana street. The anti-Castro forces touched off 20 bombs in Havana in a single day. Local music lovers are being given an opportunity to hear a speci;,l pre-Carnegie Hall con- cert by Miss Bernice IIaspert. concert pianist. She is pictured with her instructor. Anthony Plastino. A native North Dakotan, Miss Haspert will perform her Carne- ige Hall program Tuesday, Dec. 27th in the Bismarck City Audi- torium. Miss Haspert's Bismarck ap- pearance is being sponsored by 1he Junior Catholic Daughters :,f Bismarck. who will have c!,arge of tickel sales. Mrs. Clyde ] Smith. Junior catholic Daugh- ter chairman, is being asmsled n concert arrangements by S ~" Welder and Margaret Schnei- der. Co~ heel!ors v, ho viii help with ueket sales are Mrs W C LynctL Mrs Harms Hal]son iRoseroary Sheldo; Peggy Schwartz Rose Meyer Mrs Thomas MoNulty Mrs Robert Sehanhaa~ Mrs Vernon Rausch Dorothy Hager Vbginia Considine Louise Sire onson Mrs Edward Schmidt and Mrs Elizabeth Hale Born in Richardion, the pian- ist received ear!y mus~cal lrain- ing from her father, John Has- pert, who taught in the Richard- ~on area for over 30 years. After her gradualion from St. Bene- dict's college, St. Joseph, Minn Miss Haspert studied r~iano and theory in Spokane, Wash. with Anthony Plastlno. in preparation for entering the American Con- servatory of Music in Chicago, Ill. in !953. Studyin~ under Rudolph l-teu- ~er. she received her master Of music degree in 1954, and r,-.- turned to Spokane to continue her work with Pla~tino. Plastino is a graduate of the San Pietro A. Maiell'a Royal Conservatory of Naples, Italy, where he studied piano with Er- nesto Marciano. and composition with Antonio Savasta, Gennero Napoli and Camille Denardis. He was the first dean of music of Gonzaga university in Spokane and helped found the Univer- sity's music school in 1929. For many years director of the choir of St. John's Cathedral, he is also founder and director of the Pl~stino Opera Players of Spokane. Plastino calls Miss Haspcrt "the best pianist I have ever instruct- ed." She will make her debut in Carnegie Hall, New York City, this spring Tickets arc now available from committee members at ~ dolIar each for adults and 50 cents for students. Proceeds will benefit Junior Catholic Daughters charities in- eluding the St. Alexius pediatrics department. St. Vincent's Home and Father Ci~ssedy's Kome on the Range f~>r Boys. SOIL BANK, SWEET CLOVER AND WILDLIFE During the past fiscal year the state game and fish depart- emnt paid out $4t.000 to farm- ers ana ranchers in a 19-county experimental arcs. announced Bob Morgan. habitat biologist. Oar &,)tar per acre payments were made to landowners in this ]nrge expcrlmental area of North Dakota for approved s,veetctow:r pl: :~tia~s ,:nder the 1959 Soil .~:mk Program. Each field of sweetclover wan checked rind ap- proved by department biologists m !be f.d[ of 1959. Over 1.000 40-acre fields of hvc~ ;elr~ ',L,r ~ iTteasktrlii:~ ~0 FOG6 wi.~!e by ooe-half mile lon~:~ were seede.1 ~ r der this program. In ad:iKion, ll.00 0pounds of sweetelover seed was distributed to landowners in four other eotln- tie,z ontside the 19-county area in the spring of 1960. This seed was t,o have been planted with grass seedings under the 1960 Soil Bank Program. Never cook indoors uver /lt~ open charcoal grill because of the smoke and fire hazards aPl the tremendous amount of ox. ygen consumed by the fire. Conducted by SALLY OREMLAND BAKED BEANS? (Mrs E. H. L Underwood) Would any one know how to make baked beans with Mazola oil? We had the recipe and lost it. We have tried to make them again, bUt they turn out hard. Thanks. RElVlOVE PAINT rMrs. F. Me, Bismarck) For the lady who asked how to clean paint off bathroom tile: I read recently one can remove paint from enamel b~y using fin- get polish remover, and then washing the surface with soap and warm water. COFFEE FLAVORING (Mrs. J. S Bismarck) So~etime ago someone asked for recipes with instant coffee used as a flavoring. Recently I bougtlat a jar of "high grade" in- stant coffee and with the jar came a little' note telling where to write for ,unusal recipes using inNant coffee. The address is: Dept, AC, Spice Island Co San GERMANY HAS A USED-'COPTER LOT--A prospective buyer looks over helicopters that have been put on sale in Bonn by the West German Army. The best offer so far has been $7,500 for one of the whirlybirds and since each cost $45,000 originally, the government has not been anxious to sell. Just one type of helicopter is now being used to simplify Army maintenance. A GIIW OF ANOTHER STRIPE -- President Etsen- I specially-bred animal Is a gift from India to the hower takes a cautious look at a "gentle" white children of the United States and it will be per tigress, which appears to be returning a fierce manently-housed in the capital's zoo. The tigrem growl from a cage on the White House lawn. The ha~ a hancl~ome striped gray coat and blue eyes, Francisco. Cal. I hope' this helpe lhe reader, BATII SALTS? (M. H Mandan) I would be very grateful !f someone could tell me the coz- rect ingredieants and proportions for making bath crystals ant bath salts. I had a recipe but mislaid it I have the oil of lavender, arm I thi nk it was ordinary washing soda, but I forget the coloring, proportions and me"!hod. -.CLEANING COTTON CARPE'$ (Mrs. A. M. S Eugene, Ore.) Bet you never guessed you hoe an ardent reader of your eo]unm 'way out in Oregon--the Trading Post is one of the first thingt I read when l get my hometows~ paper each week To Mrs. D. V. abo u~ washing wall-to-wall carpeting on a fomn rubber base, I have such ea~- pdting in our b~droom. I used a cleaner made speeiall~y for co~- tion carpeting with success. We. slept in the guest room for erie ni~t so as not to flatten the in 24 hours. Do not wet heavily or it will take longer to dry. l hope this "first hand" informs- hon wilt be helpful. TRANSFER FLOWERS? ~Mrs, H. H Bismarck) Would someone please tell me where I can find large flower transfers either for embroidery or padded applique? I hm, e sc'veral on hand, but none are large enough for the purpose,t decorating a plain dress, Ernest George Earns Citation In Forestry Ernest J. George. silviculturi~:, superintendent of the Northern Great Plains Field Station ~,: Mandan, was honored recent]: by the nation's forest industries A Certificate of Appreciation', "in recognition of unselfish set - ice in the advancement of fore:- try in North Dakota" was pre- sented to him by J. R. Fi> chairman of the North Dakou~ Forest Indrstries Committee, m the annum cdnvention o~ Conservation Districts meeting at Bismarck. The certificate, awarded on?~ to those individuals recognize;l for outstanding and unusual a~- tention to the wine use of fo - eats, was signed by John H. Hire- man, president of American For- est Products Industries ~,~d board chairman of Internatior.- al Paper Co. Frequently referred to as "Mr. Shelterbelt," Ernest George has been associated with the Northern Great Plains Field Sta- tion since April of 1922. He ~ a graduate of the University ol Minnesota School of Forestry. "It has been through his sin- cere devotion to the resource the: much of our present knowledge of Plains forestry is known' Fix said. "His untiring effo~s to research both native and exo- tic tree and shrub species have been largely responsible for the beautiful plantations which we now see on our landscape," Aside l'rom extension forest: research, he has conducted stur'- ies in soils, fertilizers, irrigation, forage breeding, management o~ native ranges, and horticultm.e. Perhaps his greatest contribc~- lion to American forestry ha~ been through publications. He h~e authored many bulletins, report and papers on the proper plam- ins, growing and maintenance o~ shelterbelts and field windbreaks "It is doubtful that any other single person has contribued so generously to the wise use o~ our resources and to the pro.- per stewardship of our landr." Fix said. The North Dakota Forest ].o- dustries Committee gives local identity to forestry and forert conservation education prograr~ adopted by the nation's woc,:',- dependent industries.