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Billings Herald (Newspaper) - September 29, 1949, Billings, Montana Graphic Interview Herald Question of the do you think the tional Guard Is important to tional security and In serving the state and community in time of domestic James F. sistant to the ad- at cost of a regular army large enough to guarantee ity lor the ed States and Its territories would-be such a large amount that it is prohibitive The national guard falls into the picture The national guard is being trained for ice at less than of the cost of a like number of regular army The guard serves the state at any time an gency is declared by the M B. taker for quarters com- Billings national guard has the latest equipment made available to them and the power to cope with such as fires and disturbances of any Many of the men in the new national guard have had four or more years of service during World War n and have a great deal of to impart to new Master E. O. ad- ministrative sistant for the Billings unit new al guard Is an important port of the curity team and as such helps make America It offers tion and athletics to the young man right at with In it offers the young man an opportunity to learn any one of a multitude of special skills by attendance at an army service school with full Clifford B. in- strument man and stats tenance have within our state a dis- and well co o r d i group of men many of whom have seen what being lax at home will do in time of If our national security were we have a better knowledge of the drawing power of America's disciplined troops prepared for such an issue will be better equipped to meet any such disturbance this country might They are equipped to der complete and speedy service at the time of FRICE 3-CENTS Vol. 49. The Most Interesting Weekly Newspaper in Montana SEPT. 29, 1949 AUTHOR IS VISITOR HERE Marl native of Nebraska and widely known author and short story visited briefly in Billings Saturday en to Denver for a visit before returning to New York Her best-known is which won the Atlantic Monthly prize in 1835. GETS KEY TO T. T. presents the key to and offers a welcome in behalf of all to J. A. superintendent of the new refinery of Continental Oil which will be open for inspection by the public on October 8. On the open house the company has invited citizens of the entire state to be its guests at a luncheon the refinery Gov. John W. Bonner will be principal speaker of the Know Your City Government Here's How Your Council And Your City Departments Work For You The Billings Herald today pre- sents the first of a series of ar- ticles describing the operations of your city governing the city other departments which work directly under the city The first of the series describes the organization of the Watch for these Informative ar- ticles each week and Your City The governing body of the city of Billings Is comprised of a mayor and eight all of whom are named by the They are Tom T. Stewart W. president of the council and first ward John vice dent of the council and fourth ward R. Sterling first ward John G. Bohlinger and J. C. second ward John A. Keefe and J. Carl third ward and Robert fourth ward Standing Committees Members of the council's ing committees are North and finance and Scarborough and streets and Thompson and fire and Newman and license and Thompson and vis and lights and Scarborough and city hall Scarborough and veterans To promote better government and to assure Billings citizens a more active voice in their city several commissions are named by the Through their these com- missions bring about a functioning organization and re- duce the chance of error in ing decisions important to the city's Members of these commissions are public-spirited citizens who give their time for civic Council representation is provided on some of these com- The commission membership G. William Prank G. j. c. Stewart W. Dick Logan Is airport H. H. Ben B. M. R. E. A. R. Sterling Board of M. Robert N. on Page 4) Bonner to Speak At Opening Montana's Governor John Eonner will be one of the ers at the public opening of the Continental Oil refinery here on October 8, cording to an announcement made by President Other speakers on the brief which will precede a public luncheon on the refinery grounds at will Include liam J. and Mayor T. T. both of Well-known citizens of who have indicated they expect to be present for an Inspection of the along with dreds of citizens from the entire Empire include Arnold H. state attorney Paul state ing and Gerald J. manager of the State Chamber of all from Dean president of the Chamber of and ferson president of the State Press both from also will be among the prominent guests Preparations arc being made to serve lunch to several thousand A feature of the eon will be the big which its being converted into a huge room for the Buses will run on a special ule from a station in front of the City starting at 10 o'clock and continuing all day between downtown Billings and the More than 400 Continental tion commission dealers and salesmen and their families in Montana will be In Billings October 7, to join local employees for a preview showing of the Virtually every city and town In the state will be represented at the Throughout the employee groups will be taken on tours of the At 6 p. a dinner will be served to the followed by a dance in the bulk on the refinery Many of the visitors will remain to attend the public open house on Rent Controls are Still in Force Here Although rent controls have been lifted in two areas in the local rent office said Wednesday that rent controls re- main in full force in Billings and Yellowstone Acting on his own Housing Expediter Tighe E. Wood announced decontrol of rents in the Bozeman defense rental area in but excluding the city of and in the Livingston defense rental area in Park A wire received Wednesday by the local rent office ing Expediter Tighe E. Wood an- decontrol of the That part of Gallatin lying south of the south boundary of township in the Bozeman defense rental also Park completing decontrol of the ingston defense rental Classes at Eastern 419 With an enrollment Increase of 25 per cent compared with last Eastern College of Education classes opened Tuesday for the fall The ment total Wednesday was 419 and several additional students are ex- to start classes during the More veterans arc attending the school this First assembly was held morning when members of the faculty were Ralph a of the music de- offered vocal Dr. A. O. Peterson greeted the ulty and students and briefly on traditions at A second assembly will toe held today to acquaint students with activities at the Mrs. Florence director of dent will be in NEW CONSTRUCTION HERE STILL ON INCREASE Billings was one of 10 Montana cities in which new construction continued to soar last cording to a report made by the Federal Reserve New construction in Billings from January through August reached a total of compared with for the same period ing 1948, the report Other cities showing increases Included Bozeman Great Miles City and Manslaughter Charge Filed in Two Deaths Manslaughter charges were filed Tuesday by County Attorney Charles B. Sande against W. P. 55, of driver of the motor car In which two men met their deaths Monday night in a crash on the Laurel road eight miles west of Glenn 28, died on the to a Billings hospital shortly after the crash and Henry H. died in the pital Tuesday at 4 a. m. Both suffered head Bosch ferred minor County Coroner Bolce said the car apparently went out of control while pasing another car and overturned after hitting a MAYOR AND CITY is the official governing body of the city of Seated at left to arc City Clerk O. W. Mayor Tom T. and City Attorney Melvin N. Front left to Stewart W. North and R. ling first ward John G. Bohlinger and J. C. second ward John A. Keefe and Carl third ward John Newman and Robert fourth ward Legion Post Brings Hirohito's Famous Stallion to Billings for 2-Day Showing The beautiful white Pictures of Ryan riding the horse once owned by Emperor were flashed all around the oJ will be seen in Billings he was permitted to Thursday and Friday at Bowen's pear with the stallion at the corner from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. yo He was given a mendous ovation and the sight of The horse is being brought here a U. S. soldier riding the by Lieut. Dick Ryan of San An- al property of the Emperor of formerly of the First Japan but the Cavalry division of the U. S. the present owner of the The Japanese offered the horse under the auspices of Yellowstone to General but he post No. 4, American turned down the Then the How Lieutenant Ryan obtained First was offered possession of the horse is a long to the American people or the After World War Ryan U. S. was moved to Japan where he In a kidding Lieutenant staged a mammoth rodeo for Ryan told the Japanese that It 000 in a huge stadium at would take Congress five years to The Japanese were deeply 1m- wade through the red tape re- pressed by the quired to accept such a gift He the former Jap minister promptly forgot the of who was assigned Then one Lieutenant Ryan as liaison officer for Lieutenant was called Into the office of his He told Ryan ho knew commanding general to be told where the horse was be- to report to Tokyo to receive ing At that no He accepted the can had seen the horse and its gift and later brought the famous whereabouts was but horse to the United Since Ryan was taken to the stable and that Frost has was even permitted to ride the at rodeos and special famous horse around an throughout the
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