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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, March 03, 1940, Section Two, Image 18

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EIGHTEEN _ __
Roosevelt Inspects Canal Zone Defenses
C. P. Phonephoto
President Roosevelt rides in back seat of car as he inspects the Pacific defenses at Camp Paraiso, in
Panama, settlement to which entire 15th infantry from New England was sent. Beside the President is
Maj. Gen. Daniel Voorhis, commander of the Canal Zone. In front of F.D.R. is Col. Louis Ford, commander
at Paraiso, and beside him is Governor Clarence Ridley of the Canal Zone.
Must Face Murder Trial Bronx Preferred
Jerome “Blackjack” Ward and his wife embrace after a coroner’s jury
in Los Angeles found that the death of John Tyke, movie cowboy shot
down by Ward, was homicide. Jury recommended that “Blackjack” be
held for trial.
Dickinson Won't Oust Prosecutor
Kitty Sweigel
Kitty Sweigel, 19, has a big smile
for the Bronx, N. Y., as she returns
home from Palestine, sans hubby.
Kitty went to Palestine to marry
but changed her mind after reunion,
with her bus driver sweetheart
whom she hadn’t seen in two years.
Propaganda Analyst
governor Dickinson of Michigan, right, refused to remove Wayne
pcounty prosecutor Duncan C. McCrea, indicted with Detroit police
(for an alleged baseball pool conspiracy. The governor, shown in
Conference with Judge Homer Ferguson, the “one-man grand jury”
who returned indictments, said he will not act until after the trial
Dr. Clyde R. Miller
Strict censorship and propaganda
now employed by half the world1
makes job of Dr. Clyde R. Miller no1
cinch. He is executive secretary of
the “Institute of Propaganda analy
sis” at Columbia University, in
New York, which analyzes for its
subscribers every type of propa-j
Balkans, Near East Tense as War Threatens
GERM*NY I With 500.000 Sovietl , . c c n | Rustic might .trike
Near East and I < troops massed here, U. S. S. R. blow at British
Ralbanr wnnld ._✓"***■*■ a ._, J>* Rumania still tears with attack on India
I B follow this d HUNGARY*^ *f v Ljnve on Bessarabia —from Turkestan j
<\conquest
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Mountainous
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Y JORDAN drives on oil ,•
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ARABIA
Massing of Rumanian, Turkish and Russian troops on their respective borders increases tension in
' the Balkan and Near Eastern areas, where nearly 5,000,000 men are now under arms. Map shows
routes of attack that would be used by allies on offensive or by Nazi-Red forces if war should spread
to this eastern front.
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_THE SUNDAY STAR-NEWS, WILMINGTON. N. C. _
Red Bombs Fall on Finnish Hospital ^
Nurse inspects instruments in examination room of hospital in Rovaniomi, Finland, after Red planes
have dropped bombs, strewn the infirmary with wreckage.. This picture, taken by Eric Calcraft, NEA
staff photograher who is covering the Finnish war, shows the other side of the conflict back of the
fighting lines.
“"Costumes of 1939~
Without Benefit
Of Corsets
Arrested m Uetroit Kace Kiot
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SPIKED
The basis of this unnamed
get-up is Elaine Fried; the
rest of it is a water - and
snake-spouting hydrant, some
spikes, smudges, and black
shoes, briefs and gloves.
Two policemen hold a woman rioter (note knife) arrested when fighting
broke out between 3,250 white students and 750 negro students at North- j
western High School, Detroit, when white pupils protested the increase '
in the ratio of enrollments. Knives and clubs were liberally used until
the police arrived,. ,
’’Envoy of Culture” Red Thn|st
SPOTTED
This what-is-it was rigged up !
to lure (or scare off) a
“strange beast” that had ter
rified the Connecticut coun- I
tryside, attacking and man
gling several dogs.
Piano Puff
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Irene A. Wright
?o the list of successful women
nust be added the name of Irene A.
Vright, head of the division of cul
ural relations, of the department
f state, in Washington. Native of
Colorado, she has spent twenty
ears in research of 17th century
anguages and twelve years as a
newspaperwoman in Cuba.
Die in Crash
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Under heavy Russian assault,
Finns have ordered civilian evacua
tion of towns on Bay of Viipuri,
twenty-five miles back from shore.
Reds are believed trying to break
through west of Viipuri, cutting
Helsinki - Viipuri - Leningrad rail
road, to attack city from rear.
Fashion follows milady’s vocation,;
as Ellen Ballon, pianist, in New;
York, uses a compact built in the
shape of a tiny piano, her own crea
tion. Touch a key and the piano'
top springs open into a compact.
Richard Lecuona, Jr., his wife
Edith, and their ’infant daughft
Eleanor, 2 (both above), of New,
York, were killed when a transporti
plane crashed in Bucaramanga,
Colombia, killing eleven personsflt1
was first big trip 0f the Lecuonasl
together since their marriage fo^l
yearsago, '
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_—-SUNDAYJURn, 3
Wife Sobs for Murder Suspect'
Benny Ertel
On April 10, 1937, seven boys held
ip an East Side, New York candy
itore, killed a detective. Three died
n the chair in 1939, two are serv
ng life. Benny Ertel was one who
iscaped. In Washington he married,
dis bride told the police. He is
ihown enroute to Sing Sing, after
being sentenced to die.
To Wed Banker
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For first time since he was arrested last December for slaving of Walter
Engelberger, German consular secretary, Ernest Kehler^ 24, known in
boxing circles as Ernie Haas, meets his wife in New York court Mrs”
Kehler is an expectant mother.
His Wife Tattled . ...
-----t Won t Aid Allies
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|No fewer than five uncles removed
;Walter E. Palmer, Jr., from a train
at Galesburg, 111., as he was enroute
,to Canada to join the “Lafayette
;Escadrille.” The F. B. I., also aided
jin persuading him to return to Los
(Angeles. Authorities are investigat
ing reports of a foreign enlistment
service in this country.
$13,000 Get-Together
SrassiiiisSsssssss! mbs*®**^ ss s!
Mrs. Alice Grayson
Widow of Rear Admiral Cary T.
Grayson, physician to several presi
dents, Mrs. Alice Gertrude Gray
son, 48, and George L. Harrison,
3&, president of the federal reserve
dank of New York, took out mar
riage license in Washington. Har !
rison and Grayson were friends.
By cutting his wife in for SI/"j1'
Henry Jordan, 52, crippled newstt,
got out of jail and this kiss
wife. She had him jugged in -£*
York for non-support (17 ye*rsl
after he appeared on radio as n£'
to $13,000. They plan to £°
Florida to live together.
Romance in Hollywood kicks aside age barriers just as1,f V
does most other conventions. Glaring examples of st ' fl
poohing a few decades difference in their ages arc Pau.t |jn, ■
28, left, supposedly married to 50-year-old Chai11 eCtfrs H
and John Barrymore and Elaine Barrie, above, whose ^ H
ages are 58 and 23, and whose marriage currently is n° “ H
welL ■
Filmsters Kick Old Man Time Around

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