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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 25, 1941)
' $750,000 Fire in Boston Area
Photo made from Boston & Maine railroad freight yard in Charles*
town, Mass., shows clouds of smoke billowing over freight cars. All
Boston police and firemen on duty or off were called to the scene, as
were coastguardsmen from the navy yard. Apparatus from six adjacent
cities aided. There were five casualties, and the loss was estimated
Pickets Block Power and Light Plant
Trudging pickets prevented all but a few wprkmen from entering this
plant of the Kansas City Power & Light company after a strike was
called a few minutes before midnight. The city was plunged into vir
tually total darkness. Emergency treatments at hospitals were ham
pered and surface line transportation came to a halt when power failed.
Gasless. Club of America Is Formed
To help conserve gasoline, the Gasless Club of America is formed
in New York city, with a number of socially prominent women taking
to their bicycles. The club, founded by Mrs. Abby M. Ricker and others,
discussed plans for holding fox hunts in Central park. They are, left to
right, Mrs. Ricker, Miss Rosalie Stonebraker, Mrs. Albert M. Handy
and Mrs. Oscar C. Chopin.
Top’ Patten Joins His Seven Sons in Navy
Saluted by admirals and bluejackets alike, Clarence F. ("Pop”) Pat
ten, 52-year-old former farmer and sawmill operator, joins his seven sons
on the battleship Nevada. The navy overlooked Pop’s age of 52 to enable
him to join his sons. Top row, left to right: Clarence Jr., Myrne, Allen,
Gilbert and Ray. Bottom row: Bruce, “Pop” and Marvin Patten.
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Lynn Upshaw Stambaugh, 51, at
torney of Fargo, N. D., who was
elected national commander of the
American Legion at their twenty
third annual convention, in Milwau
kee, Wis. Stambaugh served 22
months during World War I, 13
months overseas, and was commis
sioned a second lieutenant of field
artillery while serving In France.
Record Tax Bill
Vice President Henry Wallace
signs the $3,553,400,000 tax hill, larg
est tax measure in American his
tory. The bill then went to the White
House for the President’s signature.
Gen. John J. Pershing, A.E.F.]
commander, who has just observed
his eighty-first birthday at a Wash
ington, D. C., hospital, where he
underwent his annual physical
checkup. He told photographers
this was the last time he would pose
for the next 50 years.
Study British Needs
Maj. Gen. George Brett (left),
army air corps chief, and Col. C.
Haynes, noted army pilot, will tonr
Africa, the Near East and Mediter
ranean to study British air force
needs. Data obtained will speed U.
S. aid to the democracies'
Three New Rear Admirals for U. S. Navy
President Roosevelt has approved the recommendations of the line selection board, which selected 12 offi
cers of the grade of captain for promotion to the grade of rear admiral. Among the navy officers to step Into
the charmed circle are, left to right, J. R. Beardall, J. F. Shafroth and O. M. Hustvedt. The promotion was
made necessary by the expansion of the U. S. navy to meet threat of war.
America Strengthens Sea and Air Arm
Pictured at left is a view of the keel laying for the new 10,000-ton cruiser, Wilkes-Barre, at the recently
re-opened century-old Cramps shipyards, near Philadelphia. Upper right: Widely heralded new flying fortress,
probably world’s deadliest instrument of destruction, emerges from the Boeing plant in Seattle for first test
flight. Lower right: The U. S. cruiser San Juan, after being launched at the Fore River yard of the Bethlehem
Steel company, Quincy, Mass.
But This ‘V’ Is for Sieg
Attempting to steal the thunder of “Col. V. Britton,” who is the
sparkplug of the British “V for Victory” crusade, the Germans release
this photo to a skeptical world. It shows a great “v” inscribed in a pub
lic square in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The V stands for Victoria, an
ancient German word for victory, long superseded by the familiar “sieg”
of modern Germany.
Rescued Yankee Fliers Land in British Port
Five American fliers who were en route to England to fly for the
R.A.F. and who were rescued when their ship was torpedoed. Four
other Americans were drowned. The rescued men, who landed at a
British port, are, left to right: Norman Echord of Kansas City, Tom
Griffin of Mississippi, Jack Gilliland of Kansas, James Jordan of San
Francisco and Rivers Grove of Georgia.
For Civilian Defense
Alice Marble of California, assist
ant director of civilian defense in
charge of physical training for wom
en, looks over some civilian defense
insignia. Miss Marble was formerly
national singles tennis champion.
Vest Pocket Rations
Lieut. Col. Paul Logan shown with
the army’s new “vest pocket” ra
tion for parachute troops, now being
tested by the quartermaster corps.
Three complete meals will be con
tained in these tiny boxes, each
weighing but a few ounces.
Bacon will not curl up on xh*
edges if the edges are notched
with scissors before putting on to
cook. . , .
Vinegar or some other acid such
MVS juice added to bee«
cut the bland flavor and help to
restore the red color lost when
cooking. . , .
Before cooking rice place it in •
colander and pour boiling water
over it. Save this water, as it
makes excellent starch for blouses,
To blend cheese with sauces, cut
it into small pieces. Cook slowly
and stir constantly until it has
blended. Or you can P^s*
cheese through a sieve v.ith
spoon and then mix it into tho
sauce. * • •
Never turn boiled puddings out
of the pan the moment they are
taken from the fire. They at
liable to break if this is done. Let
them stand for a few minutes un
til some of the steam has eva£
orated and you will find that they
will turn out easjly^
Frequently the finger is Packed
when sewing and a bloodstain left
on a light material. To r®"1^® **
moisten a piece of unbleached
baste cotton and rub over stain.
Work from outside to center, and
it will soon disapppear.
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