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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 19, 1942)
R.A.F. Raid on Paris Reverberates in U. S.
A view of part of the huge Renault automobile plant in the suburbs of Paris is shown at left. This plant
was the main target of R.A.F. bombers that blasted the Paris area, killing and wounding hundreds. Renault
has been working on German contracts for over a year. Right: French Ambassador Gaston Henri-Haye (right)
expresses strong indignation over the British bombing to a reporter in Washington, after talking with Sumner
Welles, acting secretary of state.
As Java—Land of Bridges—Prepared for Japs
In the United States an ordinary railroad line would count its bridges and trestles by the scores or by the
hundreds. In Java they are numbered in the thousands. Bridges are seen everywhere spanning rivers and ra
vines. And so, before Java fell to the invading Japs, the Netherlands East Indies mountain army became ex
perts in demolition. At left they are seen as they mined a bridge. Right: A small pontoon bridge for infantry
crossing is shown as it was destroyed by a well-placed shell.
Reds" Manager Does a Bit of Explaining
Even baseball comes in for a streamlining these modern days. Here
Manager Bill McKechnie of the Cincinnati Reds (left) explains the opera
tion of a new automatic pitching machine to pitcher Paul Derringer. The
device is in use at the Reds training eamp at Tampa, saving much wear
and tear on valuable pitching arms.
Reunion After Escape From Hong Kong
China’s most famous family were reunited In Chungking following
Madame Sun Yat-Sen’s dramatic escape by air from Hong Kong to the
wartime capital. This photo, taken before his trip to India, shows Gen.
Chiang Kai-shek with the three Soong sisters, Madame Chiang (left),
Madame H. H. Kung, and Madame Sun Yat-Sen.
Royal Rough Rider
Crown Prince Olaf of Norwa>
(left) and Brig. Gen. R. W. Case,
commander of the army’s proving
ground at Aberdeen, Md., just be
fore the prince donned coveralls and
took a ride in one of the army’s new
tanks over a test course.
‘Bundles for Japs*
“Hirohito’s Mall Poach” might b<
the name tor this tincanful of de
struction being loaded by a gunner>
student at Harlingen, Texas. Each
“message” is a .30 caliber machine
Thank Sponsor of Double-Pay Measure
Sen. Ed C. Johnson of Colorado is shown surrounded by soldiers who
are expressing their appreciation to the senator for his sponsorship of
the measure, approved by the senate military affairs committee, calling
for a 100 per cent increase in pay for enlisted men in the army, boosting
it from $21 a month to $42 a month. Left to right are Priv. Frank Burello
of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Corp. Ted Grabinski of Ambridge, Pa., former center
of the Pittsburgh Steclers football team; Corp. Joseph Bodalec of Am
bridge, Pa.; Sergt. William Urbany, Masontown, Pa., and Senator Johnson.
British Indian Defenders of Burma
Burma, one of the world’s greatest rice growing countries, is one of
the main theaters of war in World War II. This picture shows British
Indian troops in Mandalay before fall of Rangoon.
_ . ._
Commission Light Cruiser San Juan
months ahead of schedule, the new light cruiser San Juan, one of the
fastest and most heavily armed ships of Its type, is shown above as it
was placed in commission at the Boston naval drydock. ( apt. Charles
Brand, manager of the Boston navy yard, read the orders placing the
vessel under command of Capt. James C. Maher of Utica, N. Y.
Armored Cars Meet Jap Invader in Java
Driving from three beachheads, Japanese troops took Subank and cut
the main northern coastal railway linking Batavia with cities to the
east on the island of Java. The above picture was taken as Batavia
fell. Members of the city guard, mounted in armored cars, are shown as
they attempted to defend the city’s capital.
Wounded by Japs
Gen. Pat Hurley, secretary of war
in the Hoover administration, who
was reported wounded at Port Dar
win while en route to his new post as
U. 8. minister to New Zealand.
Flying from Java, his army bombrr
was attacked by a swarm of Jap
bombers. Later his quarters at Port
Darwin were shelled and Hurley was
Largest number of brothers to re
port for naval duty at the same
time are the four Whlttenburgs, fa
mous Denver quartet, shown on ar
rival at training station in San Di
Torpedoed 4 Times
Thirty-nine survivors who saw an
Axis submarine wolf pack sink their
ship, the 8. 8. Marore, landed safely
at Norfolk, Va. No one was lost.
Among the survivors was Charles
Troisen, 62, shown above. Seeing a
ship fall prey to a torpedo is an
old story to him. He had three ves
sels shot from under him in World
To Replace Men
A huge campaign to train women
and girls to take the place of men in
industry is now under way. Here a
girl finishes a cylinder for an air
plane engine in Philadelphia.
To save frequent dusting, a dust
cloth that does a thorough job is a
household necessity. Put one ta
blespoon of furniture polish of good
quality into a quart glass fruit jar,
and shake the jar until the polish
coats the sides. Put a yard of
clean cheesecloth into the jar and
cover it. Let the cloth remain in
the jar several days before using.
Refill the jar with another cloth
and another measure of polish aft
er each dusting.
• • •
A piece of charcoal Lent on one
of the shelves will remove all odor
from your refrigerator.
* • •
Shabby leather upholstery may
be revived by washing with a
cloth wrung out in warm water,
to which a little vinegar has been
added. Polish can be restored
after washing by rubbing with a
mixture of the whites of two eggs
beaten up with a dash of turpen
• * •
Silver should always be polished
following the shape of the object
—flatware lengthwise and hollow
W'are with a large circular motion.
• • *
Thickening for gravies or soups
may be made quickly by beating
equal amounts of flour and water
into a small, deep bowl with an
egg-beater until a smooth mix
ture is formed.
Do You Bake at Home?
If you do, send for a grand cook
book—crammed with recipes for
all kinds of yeast-raised breads
and cakes. It’s absolutely free.
Just drop a postcard with your
name and address to Standard
Brands Inc., 691 Washington St.,
New York City.—Adv.
• In NR (Nature’s Remedy) Tablets,
there are no chemicals, no rrtinerals, no
phenol derivatives. NR Tablets are dif
ferent—act different. Purely vegetable—*
combination of 10 vegetable ingredient*
formulated over 50 years ago. Uncoated
or candy coated, their action is depend
able, thorough, yet gentle, as million*
of NR’s have proved. Get a 25* box
today... or larger economy size.
NR TO NIGHT; TOMORROW ALRIGHT
Do You Like Jingle Contest*?
Raleigh Cigarettes are now run
ning another series of weekly con
tests for those who can supply the
best last line to a jingle. Over 100
liberal prizes each week. Watch
this paper for details.—Adv.
CORNS GO FAST
Pain goes quick, corns HB I
speedily removed when
you use thin, soothing, /r% ,
cushioning Dr. Scholl's K'~A At /fj
Zl no-pads. Try them I
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cold discomforts If you can open
those stuffy nostrils and breathe
through your nose without that
smothery feeling. If your nostrils
are clogged up. Insert Mentholatum.
Note how effectively It eases your
breathing and relieves the sneezing,
sniffling, soreness, swelling, and
redness. With all these annoyances
checked, you can go about your ac
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