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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 16, 1943)
4-H’ers Hold 22nd Congress; Prize ^ inners Named
Some of the accomplishments of the National 4-H club during 1943 as revealed at its 22nd annual Congress
in Chicago were: production of over 5,000,000 bushels of victory garden products, 12,000,000 pounds of peanuts,
soybeans and other legumes; raising of 600,000 head of meat animals, 90,000 head of dairy cattle, and 9,000,000
chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese; and panning of 15,000,000 jars of perishable food. Top: Five winners
of the canning contest. Bottom left: Kenneth Disch, 18, Evansville, Wis., whose sheep won the junior champion
ship. Bottom right: Carl McIntyre, Corning, Mo., with his junior champion hog.
Battle for Tarawa Toughest in U. S. Marine History
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After 76 hours of the bitterest fighting ever to be encountered by the United States marine corps in its
168 years of brilliant battling, the island of Tarawa was wrested from Japanese defenders, most of whom were
killed. Lower left: An American tank after it had been disabled. Right front corner of the tank has been
torn away and the treads wrecked. Center: Marines inspect a wrecked Jap plane. Top right: Legs of a
dead Jap protrude from a pillbox.
Harmon Comes Back Again
Louis Harmon, brother of Lieut. Tommy Harmon, embraces his wife
Joyfully as they learn that Tommy is safe somewhere in China. For the
second time in seven months Pilot Harmon, a former Michigan university
football star, has returned to battle after being reported missing in action.
Santa Claus Arrives Early in Italy
American fighters in Italy celebrate Christmas when their presents
arrive from home. As a rule the packages are too cumbersome to be
carried around until December 25. This group of men is shown opening
their presents near a battle zone. Several unopened packages are lying in
WACs Guide Planes
At Randolph Field, Texas, the
“West Point of the Air,” WACs guide
incoming and outgoing planes from
the control tower. Left to right:
Sergt. Jean Daubert, Corp. Rose
Cbytla, Corp. Lois V. White.
Veeck a Marine
Bill Veeck, president of the Mil
waukee Brewers baseball club, is
sworn into the marine corps by
Capt. ft. H. Rankin. He left Milwau
kee on December 6 for San Diegu,
Triumvirate Plans to Smash Japanese
Generalissimo Chiang Kai-sbek, President Roosevelt and Prime Min
ister Churchill, representing the triumvirate of China, the United States
and Britain, as they conferred in Cairo, Egypt. Decisions were reached
to beat Japan into unconditional surrender and to force her to give up
all the islands she has seized in the Pacific since the Sino-Japancse war
in 1804, and ail other territories which she has taken by violence and
greed.” Later, at a conference in Iran, Roosevelt, Churchill and Premier
Josef Stalin of Russia were reported to have decided on a similar policy to
ward Germany. Germany, it was reported, would be quarantined as the
world’s No. 1 aggressor and thrown back inside her original borders. Un
Cess Germany surrenders unconditionally it is believed she will be subjected
to more of the intense bombing which has destroyed much of Berlin.
World War I Vet a Gunner in No. 2
One war wasn’t enough for smiling Sergt. Oavid Cole pictured at left.
At 48 he is the oldest tail gunner in the European theater of operations.
He is a veteran of the First World war and has five stars on his victory
ribbon which represent major engagements in which he took part in that
war. In civilian life he is a taxi driver from Portland, Ore.
We’re Ready if Our Enemy Uses Gas
Top: Troops trained In gas warfare advance into a barrage of white
phosphorus produced at an eastern arsenal. Bottom: Hundreds of thou
sands of gas-filled cylinders lie at this arsenal ready to be packed into
shells and bombs if the enemy should initiate gas warfare. President
Roosevelt has warned the Nazis that we are prepared to retaliate in kind.
Fitzsimmons Meets His New Boss
Freddy Fitzsimmons, present manager of the Philadelphia Phillies,
meets his new boss, Robert M. Carpenter, who has recently been ap
pointed as president of the club.
Cannon Packin' Plane
Closcup of a 75 mm. cannon which
has recently been mounted on Amer
ican bombers. This is the heaviest
cannon ever to be used on airplanes.
The recoil is absorbed by a secret
type apparatus. Above the cannon
are two .50 caliber machine guns.
Ex-King Carol of Rumania Is pic
tured making a statement to the
press after his intended broadcast
to the United States from Mexico
was stopped. Carol has been re
fused entrance to this country by
order of the state department.
To Sick Bay
All 70 Jap planes which attacked
a U. 8. navy task force in the Pa
cific recently were shot down after
an hour-long battle. A wounded gun
ner from an American plane is pic
tured being wheeled to sick bay aft
er the battle.
High feminine voices are calling
the stations along the Illinois Central
suburban lines these days. Pegge
(left) and Bette Schoenbeck, iden
tical twins, are helping to keep the
trains running on time.
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Landlord—I hear you are kick
ing about the flies in your room
Roomer—Oh, no, I was jus
knocking them around with my
“Why don't you show more enthusi
asm in your work? Look at me. I throw
myself into everything I undertake."
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Two frogs sat on a water lily
leaf. “I don’t feel so good to
day," said the one. “I’ve got I
man in my throat."
Two men w’ere discussing theli
wives. “Mine is developing a very
bad habit," said the first in a
worried voice. “She keeps talking
“My wife does the same,” re
marked the other, casually, “bu'
she thinks I’m listening."
Wilson’s phalarope, a bird,
whirls about in the water like t
dervish and swallows the fish ii
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