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   Billings Herald (Newspaper) - June 2, 1949, Billings, Montana                                Society Graphic Interview Herald Question of the Week: What do you think can be done to get a greater turnout of spectators at thc Legion Junior baseball games during thc coming season? PRICE 5-CENTS HEKM Vol. 33. The Most Interesting Weekly Newspaper in Montana THURSDAY, JUNE 2, ma School Year Ends With Observances Commencement activities were concluded Wednesday night lor graduating seniors of Billings high school, and observances at Bil- lings' two colleges were slated to continue through next week. High school baccalaureate serv- ices were held Sunday, with the Rev. Ralph W. Glenn, pastor of the American Lutheran church, as Edward L. LeClalre, Montague's Jewelers: "i think that an exhibition game arranged between the Legion Jun- ior team and the Mustangs should be arranged. I also think that a winning team, with the proper publicity would give the juniors wic juiieuuuij -J-tUlimran cnurcli, as the crowd of cheering spectators principal speaker. Commencement they need to play good home exercises for the 324 B. H. S. sen- games." iors were conducted Wednesday at 8 p. m., with Dr. James -A. Mc- Dick Sanderson, Dick's Auto Cain, president of Montana State ---------............._.._ service, 120 Terry university at Missoula as guest avenue: "I'll ad- speaker. mit that Billings Commencement exercises for 39 with is pro Mus- seniors at Central Catholic high 'baseball school were conducted last Thurs- 'team is creating day night. The Rev. A. J. Zarek, a lot of interest pastor of St. Agnes' church in Red in the game, but Lodge, -delivered the commence- local baseball ment address. The Very Rev. W. fans forget that P. O'Rourke, pastor of St. Pat- the 'Legion Jun- rick's, presented the diplomas and ior team, which special awards. is a .part of the Baccalaureate services at Rocky national junior baseball program Mountain college will be held next sponsored by the American Legion Sunday, June 5. The Rev. A. C. Indian Arts Board Go-Western Plans TO PUBLISH Floyd Mcrritt, a native Mon- tanan who has spent the past several years in California, re- turned to his home state to found Montana Treasure mag- azine, the first publication of its kind. His business associate is his son, Floyd Mcrritt, Jr. Their home and editorial of- fices are at 2714 Fourth av- enue north. Mcrritt is a past commander of Los Angeles Post 8, American Legion, a member of the Legion's 40 ct 8 group, and Masonic bodies. To Meet In Billings Paul L. regional ad- ministrator of the Bureau of In- dian Affairs, announced Wednes- day thc quarterly business meeting of the Indian Arts and Crafts board will be held In thc Indian office here June 3 and 4. The board', authorized by con- gress, consists of J. C. McCasWll, manager; Rene D'Harnoncourt, vice-president of the Museum of (Modern Art, New York city; James Young, Detroit advertising execu- tive; William J. Lipptncott, trader of Navajo Indian crafts, Wide Ruins, Ariz.; Wlllard W. Beatty, director of Indian education, Bur- eau of Indian Affairs, Washington, D. C., and Eric DouBlas, curator of the Denver art museum. Also attending the meeting will Near Completion Cheyenne 'Indians, mounted groups from Montana and Wyo- ming saddle clubs, rodeo queens, cavalcade of the traditional West busy putting finishing touches to parade regalia for thc annual Go-Western, par- ade, scheduled to move up First avenue north at 10 a. m. Saturday. For the first time, the rodeo and parade will be an all-com- munity enterprise. Go-Western, Inc., n group of boosters drawn from all the civic and service groups in town, lias planned a. full program for Go Western fling Friday after- opening day of the rodeo. for all comers will uuu. must: juniors IIKB co play to. luet> wlli iciiowea oy a recep- a big crowd and a big turnout of at the home of Dr. D. Billings fans at each one of the Copeland, college president. home games will give them added Rocky Mountain commencement encouragement to win." exercises are slated for Thursday, W I i.- June 9, at 8 p. m., with Dr. H. G. I ralTIC VIOlatlODS uuiie w, at o p. wicn ur. n. G. Dr. B. E. Kluge, dentist, Pratt Merriam, head of the English de- garment at Montana State uni- 1.630 of the Northern Plains Crafts sociation, Billings. Decision of the board to meet in Billings was taken because of widespread interest In the prac- tical use to which Indian handi- crafts have been put in. the In- dian service office 'building here, Fickinger said. Open house was held last winter, on completion of a new decoration scheme featuring Indian hand-woven draperies, handmade furniture and other items. building: "Pub- licity stories should stress to the sports public that the boys of Billings playing under' program are future stars in professional base- ball. I don't be- lieve that the public is fully verslty, Missoula, as speaker. A Cases Art Directors Elect; Dr. Merriam to reception for graduates and alum- Yellowstone County Probation nl will folow at Prescott Commons. c'Kloer E- O. Price, reporting de- Baccalaureate services at East- cases for the month of The board of directors of era Montana, College of Education emphasized the fact that the Yellowstone Art cenUr met are also planned for Sunday night; JJL" nfrhl ul the home of The Kev. Clawnoe W. Omer, pw- boys. "This Dr. JB.fi. Lull, It4 O tor of the Hrst Presbyterian a dangerous situation, and clear- to elect officer." JuneT M. church of Lewlstown, will deliver ly .a Parent Price Ha the sermon, and the Rev. Kent sa'd' A total of 01 Swift of ithe class of at East- HUUHU 10 imv ern will give the Invocation and 8'rls were involved In cases re- aware of the great work the Le- benediction. ported to the probation office last gion is doing to promote good Commencement exercises will be montn- 'Largest number of offcnd- sportsmanship and also develop heu Monday night, June 6 Gov- ers be'onged to the 16-17 age good ball players. The public ernor John-W. Bonner .will de- and ase 13 seems to be the should also be alerted to the fact uver the principal address' Miss "JumP'ne-off place." One boy aged that it can see high calibre base- Mary M Condon state superin- 6 was on the carpet last month, ball at each home game that will tendent of public instruction will one nlne' one n and one 12. But be played here this season." confer diplomas arid degrees on for 13-year-olds, the figure Jumped the graduates. A reception will l13 offenders, and mounted with John Hill, salesman, Billings 'Dry follow. each successive year of age to a Goods company: _____________ peak of 25 for the 16-17 age group, "I think that STRIKERS RETURN TO JOBS taPering off to 15 cases among the possibility of As MEOOTTATIOWS tnose years of Rse. Stealing making personal AS NEGOTIATIONS PROCEED f0uowed vjoiation In appeals to the >A general work-stoppage In Bit- quency, with 22 cases reported. sport conscious ltogs construction industries, oc- public would do caponed by a strllce of Bluings the trick The Carriers and Building Labor- approach that ers local 9B> ended at noon baseball fans at- Tuesday. Work will continue as. tending each Le- negotiations for settlement pro- gion Junior home game will see. According to E. H. Helterbran, high class baseball at a very low ?nlon secretary, and George E. cost should be used" LaRue, president of the (Billings ________' Contractors council, the agreement FINAL REHEARSAL IS reached Tuesday calls for a 30- HPin FAR "RITTFK swpFT" period. If no sat- HtAD J'OR BiriER S.WEET isfactory wage agreement is reach- Final rehearsal for the Civic ed In that tune, the dispute will Music association's presentation of be submited to an arbitration the light opera, "Bitter board. The union asks an was held 'Wednesday night, with hour. The existing rate is 51.40. performances' of Noel Coward's musical at p. m. tonight and ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Jthe Babcock Beater. HAg TRADITIONAL SERVICES The Wednesday night rehearsal _h brought to a close the six long The., annual memorial service weeks of -preparation for the as- Tuesday morning at relation's top spring production. Rocky JHountain college, honoring _ v T. deceased alumni, faculty members Haughcy was named president, John Grccnlcaf vice-president, Earl Lucas treasurer, Miss Isa- bcllc Johnson corresponding secretary and Mrs. E. E. Sancle recording secretary. President Haughey announc- ed Wednesday that a meeting of thc Yellowstone Art center will be held In thc Commercial lobby, next Wednesday, June 8, at 8 p. m. Dr. II G. Merriam, head of the English department at Montana State university, Missoula, and presi- dent of the Montana Institute of thc Arts, will .The public is invited to attend this meeting, Haughcy said. Sunday morning at Empire fairgrounds, where saddle and Wyoming towns will compete for top honors in mounted quad- races, reining classes, ilasscs, a bending con- and a potato race. will be Sun- noon after the gymjchana at the Saddle club's lodge on Al- kali creek, and their -horses will be given feed and accommodations throughout the celebration by the Public Stockyards and the Billings Livestock Commission company. Leading the Go-Western parade will be -a color guard of mounted marines nnd the grand marshs.ll of the parade, Walter C..OSTye. Biding In old Stage coaches 'will be early- day residents mayors of Mid- land Empire here at the Invitation of Billings Mayor T. T. Rowe. Eight high school bands are with the Billings and Livingston units each promising 05 or more pieces. iFromberg Hy- sham, Red Lodge, Park City, Httr- din and Basin, Wyo., will all be in formation, competing for the of "best out-of-bown-band" and thc trophy awarded by the Farcking company. A last-minute entry in the Queen of the West contest has been re- ceived from the Cody Stampede. She is Miss Susan Lindsey of Cody, Wyo. Earlier In thc week the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Bozeman, entered Miss Char- lotte Barnard, queen of the Boze- Roundup. They will compete with other out-of-town queens for th honor of being Queen of the West on the opening day of the rodeo, -Friday, June 3. PLAN FLAG DAY CEREMONIES-Mcmbcrs ofTrBminJsElkT lodge and the Mustants board of directors meet with Mayor T T Rowe to plan ceremonies for flag day. Thc day will be observed Sponsored by the Optimist club, deceased alumni, faculty members Rowe to plan ceremonies for flag day. Thc day will be observed the -proceeds from the opera will benefactors. 'Beginning from In Bilhngs on June 14 as usual, but special ceremonies will be held be used to further the club's youth tif chapel, students and members at Cobb field at 8 p. m. Wednesday, June 15, to coincide with thc welfare activities. fee CBD1PUS' The Billings ball team will present (r, ic vsitlng memorial trees. a 50-foot flairnolc to thc citv. tn BILLINGS HOUSEWIFE WINS ON RADIO snow Mrs. .Gilbert Leak of 342 Grand avenue Is grateful to the 1MB legislature, which made It possible for Montanans to participate in radio prize contests. She Is richer by one movie camera, Just for hav- ing known thc answer to "Who fiddled while Home The question came to Mrs. Leak by telephone last Saturday night from a CBS prize show called sing it sponsored by Whitman's chocolates. "It will be nice to have the movie Mrs. Leak said "but .1 feel a little sick about hav- welfare activities. Included in the production is a vsfflng memorial trees. cast of 65, composed primarily of Wednesday morning the an- ual servloe was held, local talent; a full orchestra di- service of silence was held, will be in charge of flag-raising ceremonies. A game between B11- j-ected by Stanley Richards and a a tradition of many lings and Pocatcllo will follow. Pictured, left to right, arc Rock- j___ ____ ,__ Years. 'Leaving tne chimp] at fl-ns r j-ected by Stanley Richards and a dance group cUrected by Eleanor -Sania Caldwell as Lady Shayne and Dick Humphrey as. Carl Lin- by Dr. charles lavaughn Bmlthu den will sing the leads, chaplain. w presen a 50-foot flagpole to thc city, to be erected in center field, and the Elks will present the flag. The Elks Drum and Bugle corjw will be in charge of flag-raising ceremonies. A game between Bil- l e, e o rg, arc Rock- wood Brown, Ralph Woodley, Lee Mains, Maurice Enrlght, Rowc, Joseph MoMalion, Archie Cochrane and Russ Hart. Brown Cochrane and Hart are members of thc Mustangs board. Enriglit Is manager of thc team. McMahon is chairman of thc Elks Day committee, and Woodley co-chairman, Mains Is exalted ruler of thc Billings Elks Tippet Photo. WINS SPELLING TITLE Roxanne Knowling, a pupil at Orchard school, won the city-wide fourth-grade spelldown at the !Pox theatre last Saturday, and received trophies from the hand of Mayor T, T. Rowe. Other finalists were Pat O'Leary of n-att school, second; Kathy Haughey, Eastern Laboratory school, third, and Dar- Ine Hanson, North Park school,   

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