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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (June 25, 1942)
New Rubber From Old to Help Bridge Shortage
When you answer the nation’s call for your scrap rubber, here is what becomes of It before it becomes
reclaimed rubber, mixed with crude and served up to bridge the shortage. At left you see scrap rubber
which has been ground, heated and mixed before being forced through a fine screen to remove dirt. The rub
ber comes out like spaghetti strings. At right is a pile of finely ground rubber scrap.
Building New Naval Base in South Pacific
A naval officer and a couple of chiefs stand in water above
their waists (left) as they pick a site for seaplane ramps at
a new base upon an undisclosed island in the South Pacific.
Right: The luxuriant fronds from the plentiful palm trees
quickly, effectively and inexpensively camouflage the tents of
the army, navy and marine units that occupy this South Pa*
Part of New ‘Toughening Course’
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A seven-foot high collection of logs, sandbags and dirt, piled to a
45-degree angle, is really no obstacle to these boys at Selfridge Field
as they go over the new 220-yard obstacle course, designed to toughen
them up. At this side of the obstacle is a four-foot ditch filled with
sand. There are hurdles, tunnels and jumps where a miss means a mud
Yanks in the Caribbean
This photo, from somewhere In the Caribbean area, shows U. S.
troops in the course of their vigorous training for bush warfare, while
becoming acclimated to the intense heat prevalent in these tropic ont
posts. A jungle fox hole is seen, well camouflaged.
Cousin to F.D.R.
Jorge Delano, a cousin of Presi
dent Roosevelt, from Santiago,
Chile, called on the President dur
ing a visit to the national capital.
He is shown as he left the White
House after his visit.
Gold Star Mother
Mrs. Mary F. Mill, 72, at conven
tion of American Gold Star Mothers,
in New York. Mrs. Hill, past presi
dent of the organization, was again
1 elected president.
One-Man Medical Corps on the Move
Dr. Gordon Seagrave, who was In the Harpfer Memorial hospital at
Namkhan, Burma, when the Japanese moved in, Is shown with three of
his Burmese nurses in an army Jeep after Dr. Seagrave had joined up
with General Joseph StilweU's Chinese army In Burma. Dr. Seagrave
was in the thick of the savage fighting In this campaign, attending to
wounded and operating under heart-breaking conditions. During the beat
of the early fighting he worked one 24-hour stretch with but 90 minutes
off, taking care of 150 casualties. The only assistance he had was from
Makio, his head nurse, who handled 20 of the minor cases herself.
Confer on All-Important Subject—Gas
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The President indicated to a special house committee that there
would be no nation-wide rationing of gasoline unless a comprehensive
study made by the White House should establish it as absolutely neces
sary. Three members of the committee are shown as they left the
conference: L. to R., Rep. Clarence Lea, Calif.; Rep. R. M. Kleberg,
Texas, chairman; and Rep. P. G. Holmes, Mass.
Another Chapter in U-Boat Sinkings
These pictures of a sinking tanker were taken by the radio operator
from a lifeboat. The tanker was blasted with shells fired almost at
random as the men took to the boats, after the torpedo struck. Top:
The flaming tanker wallows in the Atlantic, hundreds of miles from
South America. Below: The tanker veers around in the wind as this
picture was taken, just before its final plunge.
Armed Forces at ‘Gibraltar of West’
This picture, from the "Gibraltar of the West," shows Scrgt. Vic
Schmidt of Plain View, Minn., Private Charles Jamisch of Chicago, and
Private Alex Golman of Qneens, N. Y., showing “natives" how a mor
tar operates. The picture was taken at a North Atlantic outpost, where
U. S. armed forces are based in strategic areas covering the gateways
to our East coast.
War News Chief
Elmer Davis of New York, who
has been appointed chief of the
Office of War Information by Presi
dent Roosevelt. The 52-year-old for
mer school teacher and radio com
mentator has supreme authority to
deal with the press, radio, film in
dustry and all other news sources,
either federal or private, and an
swers only to the President.
Lieut. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr.,
■on of the Freaident, chats with an
officer of the women's royal naval
service after his arrival in London.
This aviatrix is Virginia Farr, who
came all the way from New Jersey
to London to help the British Royal
Air force as a member of the air
transport auxiliary. She ferries
planes from factories to air stations
throughout Britain. There are sev
eral other American woman fliers
engaged in this work for the Royal
‘Penalties’ for USO
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Sand traps Inre quarters for the
USO on Los Angeles golf courses.
A handy bank is waiting to receive
a 25-cent piece every time the golfer
lands in a bunker.
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BOXES AND BASKETS
fruit and vegetable packages.
PHILLIPS BASKET CO.. Omaha. Nebr.
If you know a Navy man, don’t
ever call him a “gob”—sailors
consider the name an insult. Yon
can get on the right side of hiss
though if you offer him a Camel—
or better yet, send him a carton.
Camels are the favorite cigarette
with men in the Navy (Army, Ma
rines, Coast Guard, too, for that
matter) based on actual sales rec
ords from the service men’s
stores. Local dealers are featur
ing cartons of Camels to send to
any member of our armed forces
anywhere. Send him that Camel
J. Fuller Pep
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