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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1937)
Mussolini Is Hailed by Moslems in Libya
Stalking between ranks of white-clad Moslems, Premier Benito Mussolini of Italy (left) is shown with Gen.
Italo Balbo, governor of Libya, as he made an inspection during his recent tour of the Italian colony in Africa. II
Duce pledged his word that Moslems in Italy’s possessions would be protected and given full liberty to prac
tice their own religion.
First Lady Meets a Newcomer
Mrs. Roosevelt on a visit to Austin, Texas, calls upon Mrs. James All
red, wife of the governor, to see her new son, born recently in the execu
tive mansion and named Sam Houston Allred. The child was born in the
bed once occupied by Texas’ famous historical character, Sam Houston.
Governor Allred is one of the youngest executives the state of Texas has
ever had in its century of independent history.
Vet Faces Jail
Capt. Archibald Pither, who
bought tobacco on Sunday in To
ronto, Canada, recently, thereby vi
olating a city ordinance. Rather
than pay a fine for his misdeed the
captain determined to go to jail for
24 hours. He says it’s a matter of
principle with him. When ques
tioned by reporters, he said: “I’ve
been nerving myself to go through
with it. Yes, even if it were three
months in jail—which it wouldn’t be
—I’d go through with it. It’s a ques
tion of principle. Captain Pither is
a veteran of the Canadian Expedi
tionary Force in the World war.
Pearl White, Star
of Silent Movies,
Returns to U. S.
Pearl White, glamorous star of
the old silent film days returns to
New York from Paris after an ab
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sence of nine years. Remember the
“Perils of Pauline” and “Exploits of
Elaine”? Pearl was the heroine of
| Syracuse Bowlers Make High Score
Rolling up a score of 3,045, this quintet of straight-shooters from Syra
cuse, N, Y.. set a new high mark for the American Bowling congress
in New York City, recently. The bowlers, representing the Pastime Ath
letic club of Syracuse, rolled three games of 1,055, 979 and 1,011 for the
impressive total, topping by 17 pins the winning score in the congress of
1935. The team, left to right, includes Clarence Walters, Hank Kaupp,
Jim Melligan, Art Loos and Jim Reinsmith.
Manhattan Oarsmen Welcome Springtime
The Manhattan college varsity crew hail the advent of spring weather by taking their shell down the Har
lem river for an outdoor workout. The theme song of these New Yorkers is ‘‘Swinging the Sweeps.”
Scenes and Persons in the Current News
1—Chief Justice Hughes, who recently declared that an Increase in the number of Justices of the Supreme
court as proposed by President Roosevelt would not promote the efficiency of the court. 2—Gen. Hugh S.
lohnson (left) and John L. Lewis shown as they listened to speeches at an anti-Nazi meeting in New York
3-Bust of Grover Cleveland is unveiled for Hall of Fame by his grandson, Thomas Grover Cleveland (left),
and Dr. Harry Woodburn Chase.
Allan Hoover Takes Bride
Allan Hoover, age twenty-nine and son of the only living ex-President
of the United States, shown with his bride, Margaret Coberly, after their
marriage in Los Angelos, Calif. Former President Herbert Hoover and
Mrs. Hoover drove from their home at Stanford university to attend
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Graham N. Lowdon. who has been
named special agei.t in charge of
the Philadelphia division of the fed
eial bureau of investigation. Mr
Lowdon is a na.ive of Fort Worth
Texas. He is'a graduate of the
Washington and Lee university at
Lexington, Va., and the George
Washington university law school at
Washington, D. C.
STRIKE ARBITRATOR .
Father Frederic Siedenburg, ex
ecutive dean of the University of
Detroit, who was selected as chair
man of the mediation board to settle
the numerous strikes which were
Poland Decorates Dr. Rodzinski
Count Jerzy Potocki, the Polish ambassador to the United States,
pins or Dr. Arthur Rodzinski, the conductor of the New York Philhar
monic orchestra, the Polonia Restituta, highest order of merit, apart from
military honors. At the right is Mrs. Rodzinski.
Victims of Fatal Texas School Blast Laid to Rest
With bowed heads and faltering steps, Texas buries its dead. A tragic scene In a New London cemetery,
where weeping relatives of school disaster victims are assisting each other to the children’s graves.
«<TT’S from Marcia," said Mrs.
A Lawton, scanning the letter.
“She says Jerry droops a little. The
doctor says he needs country air.
She wants to send him here for a
month, and, as the two boys are in
separable, Waldo will have to come
Her husband laid down his pipe.
"Inseparable from mischief! I
used to be allowed to read a little
green book Sunday afternoons. It
was about some children, and
wherever those children went In
bred Sin went with them.”
His wife laughed. "Marcia’s boys
are older than they were two years
ago, and they’ll know more.”
"More mischief,” he assented.
"How soon are they coming?” he
asked with gloomy resignation.
"Tomorrow, Henry. Marcia’s
brother - in - law will be driving
through Chilton, and he can leave
"Oh, yes. Let ’em come.” Henry
had risen from his chair. "WelL
I’ll go out and begin to lock up
"Do, Henry—all the paint, and
everything they can cut themselves,
or each other, with. I only hope
they won’t upset our new boarder.
He seems kind o’ nervous and sensi
The boys arrived just before din
ner. Jerry did look large-eyed and
thin, Waldo smug and fat, as usual.
During the meal they were silently
ravenous. Chops and vegetables,
doughnuts and berry pie, vanished
before them. Dr. Frye, hurrying in
a moment late, presumably from
a round of scaring up patients, was
"My middle name is Doughnut,”
he smiled apologetically as he ac
cepted one of the crisp, plump
brown rings for the third time.
"I mustn't let these little fellows
get homesick,” thought Aunt Ra
chel. "I’ll make some fudge for
them after dinner.”
Just as she was pouring the boil
ing syrup into the pans Katy rushed
in from the back yard.
"Those boys have broken up the
setting hen and broken down the
"Mercy! You see to this and I’ll
sec to the boys.”
Speckle was persuaded to resume
her duties, the wire line was righted
and Mrs. Lawton gave each of the
boys three cakes of fudge, taking
the precaution to put the rest on a
high shelf in the pantry.
"Now you play with your things
on this nice table your uncle has
fixed for you. Stay right there in
the shade. There’s a new boy in
the next house coming over to play
with you and by and by we’ll all
go for a nice ride.”
She dropped on the couch in the
living room for half an hour’s sleep.
She seemed scarcely to have closed
her eyes when Waldo appeared at
"What is it, Waldo?”
"I guess you’ll have to make some
more fudge. Jerry has eaten it all
Aunt Kacnei sat up. cut it was
on the top shelf.”
‘‘He climbed up. Jerry can get
anywhere. He’s got a stummick
ache and he’s crying.”
She rose and ministered to Jerry
with peppermint and hot ginger tea.
"Now you stay here and keep out
of mischief. You can cut the pic
tures out of these magazines. There
comes the new boy. I hope he's a
"What’s his name?” from Waldo.
She left the three boys happy In
the destruction of the magazines,
thinking she might venture a little
more sleep. Katy had gone to the
dentist. Waldo’s head appeared at
"Aunt Rachel, may we have some
doughnuts out under the tree?”
"Yes,” she answered drowsily.
“But Jerry mustn't eat more than
She heard the new boy asking the
others: "What’s the worst thing you
"Chilblains,” said Waldo.
"Croup,” said Jerry.
"Grandpa has lumbago,” Waldo
Then Aunt Rachel dropped asleep.
Percy Lamb was printing large
letters on a sheet of brown paper.
"What’s the doctor’s first name?”
"He won’t tell,” from Waldo.
"His middle name is Doughnut,”
"That’s all right,” said Percy,
"I’ve got a pocketful of tacks,”
said Waldo. "I brought ’em from
"Good. Got a hammer?”
"No, but a stone’s almost as
Mrs. Lawton had slept a little
longer than she had intended. She
sat up and looked out.
"I wonder why everybody who
goes by looks at the elm tree and
laughs. And what a procession of
children, all eating doughnuts.
Those boys must have emptied the
She sprang up and hastened out
by the veranda door. The new boy
had left the others and was half
way to the sidewalk.
"Must you go, Percy?” she called.
He turned. "I guess my mother’ll
be wanting me.”
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