Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 27, 1941)
Our Sky Fighters in the Pacific
Looking something like a football cheer leader, a signal officer aboard a U. S. navy aircraft carrier In
the Pacific gives the “go” sign to a fighter plane (at right) about to take off from the flight deck. Photo at
left was made from a plane which had just left the flight deck of an unnamed U. S. aircraft carrier some
where in the Pacific. It gives you a bow-on view of the floating airdrome.
‘Somewhere on the Eastern Front’
An ammunition dump in a forest somewhere behind the German lines in Russia is shown in lower picture.
Men are stacking giant aerial bombs near a bomber base, whence Nasi planes go out to blast Russian posi
tions. Above: Long lines of Russian war prisoners, carrying their worldly possessions in a sack, are being
marched to an internment camp somewhere on the eastern front by the Nasi army.
Coal for Strike-Bound Yale
Picket at gates of powerhouse of Yale university, New Haven, Conn.,
moves aside when truckload of coal arrives for the strike-bound uni
versity. Maintenance employees at the university struck an hour before
the state board of mediation was scheduled to meet with the C.I.O. to
discuss settlement of union shop dispute. Inset: Phillip Murray, C.I.O.
president who, on the same day resigned from the national defense medi
ation board because of an opinion rendered on “captive” coal mines
of the bituminous coal Industry.
Giant Flying Ship Nears Completion
First of a fleet of giant four-engined flying ships built for American ex
port airlines, non-stop Transatlantic air service, nearing completion at
Vought-Sikorsky aircraft, Stratford, Conn. The planes have a top speed of
235 miles per hour and a maximum non-stop range in excess of 6,000 miles
and accommodations for forty passengers.
. .. .A .. —.— ——
The German caption says that
these are Russian children playing
about the remains of a Red army
bombing plane, shot down some
where In occupied territory. The red
star, Soviet insigne, may be seen
on the fuselage. What strange “play
things” war has brought to children!
• Iceland Chief
Navy Secretary Knox has estab
lished a naval operating base in Ice
land. Photo shows Rear Admiral
James L. Kauffman, who has been
named commandant of this Impor
tant bass. i
Scene of Violence in Coal Strike
Pickets st the Red Lion mine, one of the “rebellious” spots in west
ern Pennsylvania's captive coal strike are routed by state motor police
after the pickets had earlier stoned cars and blocked a public highway
for two hours. Above photo shows a picket arguing vainly with a trooper.
This particular Incident was closed without personal injury.
Crash of Streamliner in Texas
This photo shows the wrecked locomotive, tender and car of the
streamlined railroad train that struck a truck near Dallas, Texas. Note
the rail twisted and uprooted 30 feet in the air by the impact. Two
were killed as a result of the accident.
As Neutrality Act Was Revised
Revision of the neutrality act in the house was one of the hardest
fought battles to come before that body in years. These photos, taken
on the day the bill was repealed, show (top), left to right, Speaker Sam
Rayburn and Majority Leader John McCormack, examining letter from
President Roosevelt declaring that a vote by the house against repeal
would “cause rejoicing in the Axis countries.” Below: left to right, Rep.
James P. Richards (S. C.) floor leader for the Democratic opposition,
congratulates Rep. Sol Bloom (N. Y.), leader of fight for passage.
Strengthening Burma’s Defenses
A Burmese longshoreman, clad only In breechclout, aids In unloading
Bren gun carriers from a British freighter at Rangoon. Burma is very
much in the spotlight as the gateway through which passes British
and American supplies to keep the Chinese fighting. One of Japan’s
threats was that she would cut the Burma road.
Gen. Sir Alan Brooke (above),
has been named chief of the Brit
ish imperial staff. An expert on
mechanical warfare, he earned
fame as head of Britain’s ‘‘antl
lnvasion” home forces, which he
brought to a high level of efficiency.
Attending C.I.O. convention in
Detroit, Phillip Murray, C.I.O. presi
dent, (right) found time to tour Ford
Motor company plant and lunch with
Harry Bennett, Ford official.
Enrolls in Red Cross
Miss Adelaide Whilehouse, of
Washington, D. C., enrolls the Pres
ident in the American Red Cross
as its annual membership drive be
gins. Miss Whitehouse wears the
new volunteer uniform. She is as
sistant director of volunteer services
of the national organization. Photo
shows the President receiving his
President Pedro Aguirre Cerda,
popular front head of the Chilean
government for three years, who re
signed in favor of Geronimo Mendel,
bead of the radical party.
Teach Yourself to Type
With Aid of New Booklet
Good Touch Typist Wins Jobs.
TYPING away with never a
glance at the keys! It may
look tricky to you, if you’re a job
seeker without such training.
Really, touch typing’s so simple
1 you can teach it to yourself, with
a keyboard chart like the one in
• e •
Prepare for a job with the aid of our
new 32-page booklet. Has keyboard chart. |
exercises, speed drills to train you tn
touch typing. Includes rules for typing
English; business, social and official let
ters, tables of figures. Send your order to:
(S3 Sixth Avenue New York City
Enclose 10 cents In coin lor your
copy of TEACH YOURSELF TOUCH
America’s favorite cigarette gift
package is now making its appear
ance m the windows and on the
counters of local dealers. It is the
famous carton of Camel Ciga
rettes, all dressed.up in gay, color
ful, Christmas wrapper—complete
and ready to give even to the gift
I card printed on the wrapper. Cam
els also are featured m an at
tractive gift of four “flat fifties’’—
200 cigarettes — packaged in a
snow-covered Christmas nouse. An
ideal gift for all smokers—includ
ing the men in the service with
whom Camels are the outstanding
Harm in Excess
The desire of power in excess
caused the angels to fall; the de
sire of knowledge in excess caused
man to fall; but in charity there
is no excess, neither can angel or
man come in danger by it.—Bacon.
^^there's mo WASTE
PRINCE ALBERT-NO SIFTING
OUT, NO FUMdUNG. THE CRIMP
CUT SETTLES DOWN QUICK
► INTO PULL, PLUMP JmAKINY
CIGARETTES. SMOKIN' feM IS
a joy— such
k NO BITE,
In every bandy
pocket tin at
R J Romoid. Tob.O*.
THE NATIONAL JOY SMOKE
Must Be GOOD
BUY ADVERTISED GCCDS j
Powered by Open ONI