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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1937)
Taxi Cab War Flareup Terrorizes Chieago
Sights like this were not uncommon in Chicago’s downtown "loop" section as “wrecking crews” of strik
ing cab drivers attacked vehicles still being operated by loyal employees and strikebreakers. One passenger
was reported shot and many ducked flying glass from cab windows shattered by missiles thrown by the strikers.
He’d Walk Mile (Up) for Sonja
V With their Detroit hotel crippled by strikers, Sonja Henie, famed ice
/ skater, and her actor boy friend, Tyrone Power, walked up seventeen
floors. Then because Papa and Mama Henie were hungry. Power walked
down and up agair with food.
Kay Francis, screen beauty, takes
a well-earned rest on a rolling plat
form during Ginger Rogers’ roller
skate party held at the Rollerdrome
in Hollywood recently. Kay proved
one of the more adept at the art, but
found that this position, closer to the
ground, made for more safety.
Wins Gold Medal
at Flower Show
What fail lady’s neart couldn’t be
melted by the beauty of this cym
bidium orchid, owned by Ed A.
Manda, of West Orange, N. J.? It
won the gold medal at the twenty
fourth annual flower show sponsored
by the Horticultural Society of New
York and the New York Florists
club at the Grand Central palace in
I Air Net to Catch Bombers
In the next war London may be defended from enemy bombers by
great cable nets supported by balloons like that show'n here. It is a
revival of a plan of 1917 and provides a menace to low-flying planes,
forcing them to fly higher, where searchlights, range finders and air
i craft guns may be used against them more effectively.
They’re Shooting Old Man Winter
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Framed against a background of sky and giant saguaro cacti, these coeds of the University of Arizona
at Tucson practice with their bows and arrows—a sure sign of spring. Left to right: Lesta Lou Welsh, Ella
da Tarbell, Helen Dwyer, Elinor Beckett and Shirley Snider. •
Scenes and' Persons in the Current News
1—Sit-down strikers in a New York 5 and 10 cent store are served dinner in the store’s cafeteria. 2—Sen
ators Royal S. Copeland of New York. David I. Walsh of Massachusetts and Edward R. Burke of Nebraska
who are active in opposition to President Roosevelt’s plan to reorganize the Supreme court. 3—Dowager
Queen Marie of Roumania, whose recent serious illness caused grave concern.
Unique “Blanket” for Egg Queen
Miss Muriel Wolfson is the girl adorning the bathtub in this picture,
her only “blanket” being several dozen eggs. She was recently
elected queen of the egg festival held recently at Laurel-in-the-Pines,
near Lakewood, N. J.
MICKEY CATCHES AGAIN
Alter many months out ol uni
form, Mickey Cochrane, manager
and catcher of the Detroit Tigers, is
pictured here as he donned his war
paint for a workout with the Tigers
during their spring training trip in
Florida. Cochrane was forced out
in the later part of last season by
injury and illness. He is now in
the pink and rarin’ to gg. The
tigers are regarded as pennant
threats again this year, although
much of their success admittedly
depends upon the ability of Hank
Greenberg to escape injuries and
regain his 1935 slagging form.
HEADS WISCONSIN U
Clarence A. Dykstra, city man
ager of Cincinnati, who announced
his acceptance of the post of presi
dent of the University of Wisconsin.
Mr. Dykstra will succeeu Dr. Glenn
Frank, who was deposed recently
by the executive committee of the
university regents. Dr. Frank lost
his job at the Madison school by
only one vote of the committee.
Life a la 1937—Baby Born in Trailer
That the auto-trailer has really become home sweet home in America
is indicated by the above photograph which shows one of the first babies
to be born in a trailer. Anna Abbey, the newcomer, who was born in a Sar
asota, Fla., trailer camp, is pictured here in her rolling home with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Abbey, of Buffalo, and her brother, Lyle.
Running Horse Used as “Prompter” for Trotter
A graphic picture illustrating the vast difference between the gait of a trotter and a running horse. The
trotter (left) is Southland, Hambletonian candidate, owned by C. W. Phellis of New York, and piloted by
his trainer, Fred Egan. The runner, at right, does not even boast a name and is shown here being used as
a prompter for the trotting horse during a workout at Seminole park, near Lakeland, Fla. Note the smooth
rhythmic action of the trotter and the jumping, galloping motion of the runner.
To keep the crease in men’s
trousers, turn them inside out and
soap down the crease with a piece
of dry soap, then turn back to the
right side and press, using a damp
cloth. The crease will remain for
a long time.
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Date Kisses — Thirty stoned
dates, one cup almonds, white one
egg, one cup powdered sugar.
Chop dates; blanch almonds and
cut into long strips. Beat egg very
stiff, add sugar, dates and al
monds. Drop in buttered tins with
teaspoon and bake in quick oven.
• • •
Stockings can become a very
expensive item for the mother of
school-children—who are always
falling down and tearing big holes
in the knees. Try this way of re
pairing an outsize hole: Take ■
piece of strong net to match the
stocking and place over the hole
on the inside of the stocking. Then
darn the hole with wool that exact
ly matches the stocking on the
right side of the stocking through
the net. The repair, you will find,
will be scarcely visible. I
If sirup for hotcakes is heated
before serving it brings out th»
flavor of the sirup and does not
chill the hotcakes.
* * •
If you store eggs with the small
ends down they will keep better.
* * *
Your doughnuts will have that
different flavor if one half stick of
bark of cinnamon and four whole
cloves are added to the fat used in
• • *
Filling for a sponge cake is
made by creaming three ounces
of fresh butter and six ounces of
sifted icing sugar, adding two
ounces of chopped pineapple and
a little pineapple syrup.
* • •
A thin syrup of sugar and water
flavored with almond essence is
good to sweeten fruit cup.
When the frying pan becomes
slightly burnt, drop a raw peeled
potato into the pan for a few
minutes. Then remove it, and all
traces of burning will have dis
For all the cruelty and stupidity
in the world today, man has not
done so badly in so brief a period.—
There can be no permanence for
a nation whose people have only a
selfish interest in its welfare.—John
The people today no longer get
their excitement from reading po
etry—they get it from machines go
ing fast.—John Masefield.
The old-fashioned boyhood ideals
ore what will keep this country go
ing.—Franklin D. Roosevelt.
It is vain to trust in wrong; at
much of evil, so much of loss, is the
formula of human history.—Theo
A FARMER BOY
ONE of the best known
medical men In the
U. S. was the late Dr. R.
V. Pierce of Buffalo, N.
Y„ who was born on a
farm in Pa. Dr. Pierce'*
Favorite Prescription ha*
for nearly 70 year* been
helping women who have
headache and backache as
~- sutiaicu wuu luuiuuiiai
disturbances, and older women who experi
ence heat flashes. By increasing the appetite
this tonic helps to upbuild the nody. Buy of
your druggist New size, tabs., 50c, liquid $1.
Buy—Sell Ice Machines, Tanks, Cans,
Hoists. Scoring Machines. Motors. Writ*
wants, offers. Born, 35 E. Wacker, Chicago.
Lack of exercise and injudicious eating
make stomachs acid. You must neu
tralize stomach acids if you would sleep
soundly all night and wake up feeling
refreshed and really fit.
Milnesia, the original milk of magnesia
in wafer form, neutralizes stomach acid.
Each wafer equals 4 teaspoonfuls of milk
of magnesia. Thin, crunchy, mint-flavor,
tasty. 20c, 35c & 60c at drug stores.
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