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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1941)
President Makes Momentous Radio Address
Soundphoto showing President Roosevelt as he delivered his momen
tous "fireside chat” to the nation from the East room of the White House.
He declared the existence of "an unlimited national emergency.” His
listeners in the White House were cabinet members, diplomats of the
Americas and other democracies and their families.
U. S. Giant of Deep Leaves New York
View of the 35,000-ton superdreadnaught “North Carolina,” mightiest
of the warships in the United States navy, pictured as she slipped down
the East river, beneath the Brooklyn bridge, bound for the open sea.
Her destination was veiled In mystery. The ship is able to fire a broad
side of 20,000 pounds for 20 miles.
British Captives of Nazis in Africa
This picture, taken somewhere in Africa, shows a group of British
soldiers fresh from the fighting lines of the see-saw battle of the dark
continent. They are shown In the prison camp to which they were re
moved after they were captured by the successful Nazi and Italian
forces campaigning in Africa.
Ford Employees in Detroit Vote C. I. O.
Using secret ballots, more than 83,000 workers of the Ford Motor
company in the Detroit area voted overwhelmingly in favor of the U. A. W.
C. I. O. to do their collective bargaining with Ford for them. Photo shows
workers at the Ford River Rouge plant being checked in by Police Cap
tain Don Leonard as the balloting began.
Nelson T. Johnson, retiring Amer
ican ambassador to the Chinese
Nationalist government, and new
minister to Australia, shown on
arrival in San Francisco. He left
at once for a conference with the
President before leaving for
Bridges on Stand
Harry Bridges, shown as he took
the stand in his own defense, in San
Francisco, to escape deportation on
charges of alleged communistic
Mary Spargo, before Dies com
mittee in Washington, testifies that
150 government employees attended
an American peace mobilization in
New York as official delegates. She
said these employees have been sup
porting the Communistic APM.
Isadore Lubin, commissioner of
labor statistics, who has been called
in by President Roosevelt as his
economic advisor on the $7,000,000,
000 lend-lease program.
Build 5-Ton, 200-Foot Bridge in 16 Minutes
In a demonstration at Ft. Belvolr, Va., a motorised war-strength company of the Fifth Engineers dismount
ed from its trucks, unloaded equipment, and within 16 minutes constructed a 200-foot pontoon bridge strong
enough to carry ammunition trucks. In picture at right, runways are laid across gunnels of light pontoons.
Inset: Company “E’* of the Fifth Engineers is shown crossing waterway on bridge.
Crete Capital, Scene of Weird Battle
In the Nail Invasion of the Greek island of Crete the Nazis used gliders as troop carriers for the first
time, although they have experimented with them long before the current war. Above is shown Canea, capital
of Crete, defended by Greek-British forces, which was one of the principal objectives of Nazi attack. A Nazi
amphibian glider troop carrier of the type used is shown in inset.
Celebrating Flag Day in Hawaii
Hope of reaching statehood some day was the fundamental thought
in Hawaii’s Hag day festivities. At Waikiki, Honolulu, anti-aircraft artil
lery man Winkler and naval air station man Nash conduct a private
parade of their own with Emmaline Correa, left, and Lolita Kahele.
Angels of Mercy for Britain
Some of the nurses who left for England to staff the American Red
Cross Harvard hospital, now under construction in embattled Britain.
Left to right: Miss Theodisia Hawley; Miss Charlotte Raymond; Miss
Helen Johnson; Miss Gertrude Madley; Miss Elisabeth Phillips, and Har
old E. McKenzie, who Is to be the hospital chef.
For Tax Revision
Assistant Secretary of Treasury
John L. Sullivan, appearing before
house ways and means committee
on the new $3,500,000,000 tax pro
gram, urged drastic revision of the
excess profits tax levied last year,
in an effort to drain off arms profits.
Princess Stephanie Hohenlohe,
who had been held for deportation
in San Francisco, with MaJ. L. B.
Schofield, U. S. Immigration service
head, who announced her release.
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