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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1935)
Emperor Haile Selassie Can Smile
Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia, usually is pictured as a serious,
unsmiling man. This snapshot, made as he was acknowledging the cheers
of thousands outside his palace on the anniversary of his aseensiou to
the throne, shows that be can smile.
Indiana Woman’s Peace
Plan Interests World
Mrs. Grace L. Oswalt of West La
fayette, Ind., photographed in her
hotel suite In New York after she
had told of her plan for world
peace and for a “United States of
the World.” Mrs. Oswalt proposes
to permit foreign nations to pay
into the International bank at Ba
sel, Switzerland, the war debts
owed the United States. The
money is to be the nucleus for the
support of the League of Nations,
the World court, the International
Ited Cross and all other peace
agencies, working as a part of a
United States of the World.
Cleveland Will Have a Steel Exposition
A mammoth exposition, depicting the romance of iron, steel and machinery and covering approximately 80
acres of Cleveland’s downtown lake front, will be staged next summer In celebration of the city's centennial.
Known as the Great Lakes Exposition, it will last through July, August and September of 1036. Sketch
Is shown above.
He’s New Military Boss
in Britain’s Colonies
Gen. Sir Cyril J. Deverell, G. C.
B., K. B. E., a colonel of the West
Yorkshire regiment, has been ap
pointed head of the British Im
perial general staff, chief imperial
Matanuska Prepares for Winter
The hardy residents of the state of Minnesota who pulled up stakes
and settled on government-owned land In the Matanuska valley, are now
settling down for the long, hard Alaskan winter. This picture of the
Palmer camp shows the temporary lumber sheds and warehouse. The
colonists' tents are In the background. Many homes are springing up.
Dolling Up the Capitol for Congress
Painters and cleaners shown going over the main lobby of the capitol building In Washington in prep
aration for the opening of the seventy-fourth congress next January. The building Is receiving ar. overhauling.
Scenes and Persons in the Current News
1—President Roosevelt addressing 100,000 Georgians at the stadium of Georgia Institute of Technology la
Atlanta. 2—Director of the Budget Daniel Bell studying budget estimates In his otllce In Washington. 8—ChafTer
Khan DJalnl, minister from Persia, leaving the Stnte department after lodging formal protest against his ar
rest by Maryland policemen for speeding.
Site for the Seminole Storage Dam
Looking Into the canyon of the North Platte river In Wyoming, where
the Seminole storage dam, the main link In the Casper-Alcova reclama
tion project will be erected. Planned to stand 200 feet tall, the dam will
be the “Boulder Dam of the Northwest.” The footbridge In the fore
ground is located at the approximate upstream toe of the dam.
California Grower Shows
14-lb. Sweet Potato
Miss Gwen Steel of San Gabriel,
Calif., displaying a huge sweet po
tuto which Is suld to be a record
for its species. It weighs 14
pounds ,‘i ounces, and Is 11 Inches
in width. Miss Steel and the po
tato give testimony that everything
grows sweeter and better In Cali
fornia, say natives. The picture
here would seem to back them up
In their statement.
Waters of the River Rhone Inundate Avignon
Avignon, cnpltnl city of the Department of Vaucluse and ancient town of the popes, acquired marine high
ways recently when the Rhone river rose to unusual heights and inundated most of the region. Motor and
tram traffic was almost entirely suspended.
Says “Bad Bug’s Blood”
With Greatest of Ease
Alois Havrilia lias been pro
claimed by the American Academy
of Arts and Letters to be thecoun
try’8 best radio announcer for pro
nunciation, articulation, tone qual
<ly, accent and culture.
Teachers Whose Ears Were Cut Off
These two rural school teachers near Jalisco, Mexico, were attacked
by whut the Mexican government terms “religious rebels,’’ and their ears
were cut off because they taught socialistic doctrines. Police officials
assert many teachers have been mutilated and some have been killed.
Another teacher was tied to a horse and dragged to her death.
Won by One
By D. A. McVICKER
€> McClure Newm>&iH‘r Syndicate.
COHINNE relaxed against the
blue velvet and chromium with
a little wriggle of satisfaction. She
pulled off her soft white felt hat
which made her look so like a little
girl In a new Easter bonnet and
snuggle into the corner of the seat.
Her week end among the pluto
crats was ending as well as it had
And she’d got away with it. too.
She hadn't met Aline’a neighbor,
Mr. Coolidge, who had the Job that
she might he going to get, hut
Aline had called him up and made
an appointment with him for this
morning. Her story about the lost
luggage had gone down perfectly.
Everybody had laughed about her
dresses summering at Newport by
mistake, und she was serene In
this navy print swagger suit which
did nicely for breakfast, lunch, and
“And I won’t have to have it for
dinner tills evening, thanks to my
nice little handbag."
She raised her eyes to the lug
gage rack to smile at her on*
adequate piece. And then her eyes
went loose In their sockets and
rolled like a pair of marbles and
her teeth clicked together. The
blue suede bag was up there, but
either her eyes were refusing to fo
cus or It had multiplied by some
zoological method of splitting In
two. For there were two of them.
Wildly she scanned the t»eople
In the conch. There was a stout
white-haired man with a face as
smooth and red as a ping pong
ball. There was a woman slumber
ing elegantly, her breath stirring
the gardenia pinned at her throat.
There was—Corlnne scowled black
ly—that snooty boy who had sulked
about at Aline’a for two days. He
had been the only really eligible
The condnctor had Inexorably
announced the next stop.
With a wild plunge the train
and Oorlnne reached a decision at
the same time. She was atreudy on
tiptoe, snntclied down the blue bag.
running for the door.
As the train stopped she plunged
down the steps Into the high walled
chasm of the ruinped station. And
then a hand shot down on her arm.
a hand with lingers of iron and she
was twisted about to face a glare
of fury that withered her.
“Just kindly drop that bag," a
boy's voice sizzled. "I might have
known they’d have spies trailing
me. They try to freeze me out on
selling ttie patent and then send u
girl to steal the model.”
“Here, here,” the white-haired
man brusquely intervened. “What’s
all tills? Is this man annoying
ion win,” uorinne saiu. "ne
lose. Take your model.’1
The old gentleman was examin
ing with Interest the peculiar coll
of metal that the boy whs lovingly
taking out of the bag.
“That looks familiar to me,” lie
said. “I’m lliraut Coolldge, the
radio man. Isn't that—”
“Indeed It Is, Mr. Coolldge.” the
boy stammered. “The new tone
purifier Hint I’ve tried for months
to see you about. I stayed with
friends of yours this week end hop
ing to meet you.”
Mr. Coolldge’s bristling eyebrows
surveyed Corlnne. “Musi be some
thing special If there are people
trying to steal It,” he announced.
“Come on up with me till I Inspect
It. Do you wish to give tills young
‘I^et her go,” the boy insisted.
An hour later he ennio out of
Cooildge’8 office whistling gayly,
his face radiant A girl rose stiffly
from a bench In the outer office.
"Hello!” he said. “Hey! You’ve
got a hag just like mine. Was
that why—gee, was It all a mistake?
And I got a break like that just
by accident! I certainly owe you
“You certainly do," Corinne said
haughtily. “I can’t see Mr, Cool
ldge now about a Job because he
thinks I’m a guilty siren. 1 watt
ed to see If he bought your pat
ent. Somebody ought to get some
thing out of It. Don’t ask me why
I didn’t get my handbag and prove
they were alike. Here’s why.”
Neatly disposed Inside were two
oranges, four breakfnst rolls, sev
eral lumps of sugar, and a tidily
wrapped leg of chicken.
“It was all mine," she blinked
haughtily. "My breakfast tray two
mornings. Ami part of one dinner.
We had so much to eat—and this
was to do me all week till 1 got
my pay from Mr. Coolldge for the
job I can’t go ask for.”
"Hut I thought,” the boy’s ey<*s
were dancing now and he seized
her wrists. "I thought you were
high hat. I thought you were rich
as Whitt’s Ills Name. Your clothes
that went to Newport that you
talked so big about. All that
front you put up. I was sore as
blazes that I fell for you so hard
the first time I saw you.”
A door opened behind them. A
head protruded. “Well, I never
heard of such a thing.” Mr. Cool
ldge expostulated. "Followed you
right here. Hut I see you have
riahhed her now.”
The boy’s eyes laughed Into
Corlnne’s. "Yes," he said. “I have
her. She won’t get away again.”
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