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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, September 20, 1940, Image 12

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Baer Delivers a Crushing Blow
Pity poor Pat Comiskey, Paterson, N. J., heavyweight, if Max Baer,
former world’s heavyweight champion, uses this attack on him when
they meet in Jersey City, N. J. Baer, training at SouthOrange, N. J,
swings a heavy sledge hammer as he works with a W. P. A- orew.
Preparing for Legion Convention
Raymond J. Kelly, national commander of the American Legion, is pic
tured with his secretary, Helen Trupp, at work in his Boston head
nuarters. making final preparations for annual convention of the Legion.
Open House, London
Fleeing down a wreckage-littered street in London’s working-class
quarter, these two girls, arms laden with hurriedly-snatched blan
and clothes, pause to peer through gaping holejorn in a tene
^attfcflQUaftte Gerrnitfthnmhs. Phot<v»afiM.i aritich
The Staggs Start Another Season
Dr. and Mrs. Amos Alonzo Stagg spend their 46th wedding anni
versary planning the Grand Old Man’s 51st football season. His
little College of the Pacific team opens the campaign at Notre
r-p r -v i Dame. Oct. 5
1 rotter Derby
This sporty chapeau by American
designer Helen Liebert is one of
the new fall millinery numbers ex
hibited in New York. It is a “trotter
derby” of black felt, with Helen
blue velvet facing and band. It
sports a lace veil trimmed with
Helen blue velvet ribbon.
LJ. S. Dietitian
Dr. Helen S. Mitchell
Dr. Helen S. Mitchell, research pro
fessor of nutrition at Massachu
setts State College, at Amherst,
has been requested to act as nutri
tion consultant with the council for
national defense. She will work
with the bureau of economics to
plan America’s diet in emereenoies.
New Deal Winner
James H, Fay
Representative James H. Fay wears
a wide smile after winning the
Democratic congressional nomina
tion to succeed himself, from Man
hattan. He defeated John J. O’Con
nor, anti-New Dealer who ran on
both the Democratic and Republi
can ballots.
Seeks U. S. Arms
Manuel Roxas
Washington is considering the ap^
peal of Manuel Roxas, Philippint
finance secretary, that the United
States supply arms to the Philip
pines and allow the islands an ad
ditional 10 years after their 1946
independence to prepare for eco*
nomic independencA
Rushed for National Defense
The 1,650-ton destroyer Lansdale is shown at Boston Navy Yard after
ehe was commissioned into active service immediately following christen
ing The craft is uaderWunafljjof
Nazi Sea Wasps Keady to swarm _ _ ^
Designed to tear at high speed across the bumpy waters of the En glish Channel, swarmS of fast, armed "wasps” of the German nan
are cast in a stellar role in Nazi plans for conquest of England. Thei r anti-aircraft guns are expected to make British planes keep theii
distance, while depending on their tum-on-a-dime maneuverability to escape British destroyers^.
British Babies vs. Nazi Bombs
German bombs were blasting the upper floors of this London chil
dren’s hospital when the photo above was taken. It shows nurses
protecting their charges in one of the lower corridors. Fire broke
out after the hospital was hit, but there were no casualties, ac
cording to censor’s caption.
"Everyone Was Wonderfully Brave"
Mama .
^pir^orne/ln^P^Lan ^5® of these British women, who lost
their homes in German air raids on south TjotiHati K’incf trPnroo
whose own home, Buckingham Palace wS hwlSSTIf*
“wi,h sympa,hEsse'd“W4 "w
Draft Jar to See Service Again?
Under a glass casing in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall rest? the
historic glass jar used in the last World War to select doughboys
for the draft. Its bottom is lined with the capsules, each containing
a number, which, when chosen in blindfolded draw, determined
the men called to active service. The uniformed guide, above, could
tell tourists that this historic jar may see service in present con
Good-and-Scared Bad Man
wLh M a yeF N*w York City police sought Vito Gunno. al
for Brooklyn’s “Murder-for-Proflt” ring m
"•“P +In months of hiding, fear mountingly Pr,efe^t°niC5:,
mind that men were gunning for me.” Recently, .half-hysteri
*?oun(*s lighter, he flung himself screaming into a Ca * ^
J^nurch, gave himself up. Above, composed again, he 7UI^‘ac.
chair in Brooklyn District Attorney O’Dwyer’s office where,
cording fa Q'HwYPr hr rnnfrr.sed- three killings

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